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Photo Coverage: AN EVENING WITH STEPHEN SCHWARTZ at The Wallis
by Lily Lim - Feb 9, 2017

On Friday, February 3 at 7:30pm, ASCAP Artistic Director and Tony, Oscar and Grammy Award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Prince of Egypt) was joined by Broadway guest stars for An Evening with Stephen Schwartz: Music & Broadway Memories.  (more...)

Red House Arts Center to Present OLEANNA, 2/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Red House Arts Center in Syracuse, NY presents Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet's powerful two character drama Oleanna. Performances will take place February 5th & 6th at 8pm and February 7th at 2pm for one weekend only! (more...)

Photo Flash: See SPRING AWAKENING, TREVOR, 'CHAVEZ RAVINE' and More Win Big at LA STAGE Alliance's 2015 Ovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The 2015 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the past 12 months, were presented on Monday, November 9 at the Ahmanson Theatre at The Music Center. Among the many winners were the stars and creative team of Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING, now on Broadway. Scroll down for photos from the arrivals, ceremony and after-party! (more...)

Twyla Tharp, CITY OF CONVERSATION, Israel Philharmonic and More Set for The Wallis Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis -- Tania Camargo, Managing Director; Patricia Wolff, Interim Artistic Director; James D'Asaro, Interim Producing Director) announce Artistic Advisors and programming for the 2015-2016 Season, opening October 1-3 with Twyla Tharp: a 50th Anniversary Celebration, a program of new work by Ms. Tharp, co-commissioned by The Wallis (in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Joyce Theatre, Ravina Festival Association & Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and Texas International Theatrical Arts Society). (more...)

Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour Opens 2015-16 Season This Weekend at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

One of the great choreographers of the modern age, Twyla Tharp, brings her 50th Anniversary program to The Wallis in a historic debut presentation which includes the world premieres of 'Preludes and Fugues,' set to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and 'Yowzie,' set to a compilation of American jazz arranged by Henry Butler and Steve Bernstein. The Wallis, along with four other performing arts centers across the country, is a co-commissioner of the new work. (more...)

Kneehigh's Paul Crewes Takes Job as The Wallis' First Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Paul Crewes, the pioneering head of Great Britain's innovative Kneehigh Theatre group, will take the artistic helm next month at the two-year old performing arts center in the heart of Beverly Hills. (more...)

Judith Jamison, Patti LuPone, Denzel Washington and More Among The Wallis' 2015-16 Artistic Advisors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces dates and subscription tickets for the 2015 - 2016 Season Artistic Advisor master classes and events -- Suzanne Farrell, former Principal Dancer in George Balanchine's New York City Ballet and founder of Suzanne Farrell Ballet at the Kennedy Center (January 24, 2016); Judith Jamison, dancer, choreographer and Artistic Director Emerita of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (April 5, 2016); Patti LuPone, Grammy, Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor and singer (March 31, 2016); Arturo Sandoval, Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter, pianist, composer and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom (October 27, 2015); and Denzel Washington, Academy, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor (September 17, 2015).  (more...)

Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour to Open 2015-16 Season at The Wallis, 10/1-3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

One of the great choreographers of the modern age, Twyla Tharp, brings her 50th Anniversary program to The Wallis in a historic debut presentation which includes the world premieres of 'Preludes and Fugues,' set to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and 'Yowzie,' set to a compilation of American jazz arranged by Henry Butler and Steve Bernstein. The Wallis, along with four other performing arts centers across the country, is a co-commissioner of the new work. (more...)

Judith Jamison, Patti LuPone, Denzel Washington and More Among The Wallis' 2015-16 Artistic Advisors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces dates and subscription tickets for the 2015 - 2016 Season Artistic Advisor master classes and events -- Suzanne Farrell, former Principal Dancer in George Balanchine's New York City Ballet and founder of Suzanne Farrell Ballet at the Kennedy Center (January 24, 2016); Judith Jamison, dancer, choreographer and Artistic Director Emerita of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (April 5, 2016); Patti LuPone, Grammy, Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor and singer (March 31, 2016); Arturo Sandoval, Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter, pianist, composer and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom (October 27, 2015); and Denzel Washington, Academy, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor (September 17, 2015).  (more...)

Deaf West's Michael Arden-Helmed SPRING AWAKENING, Starring Andy Mientus and Krysta Rodriguez, Returns Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ('The Wallis'), Deaf West Theatre and Cody Lassen present Spring Awakening, the Tony Award-winning best musical that has a limited 22-performance engagement tonight, May 21 to Sunday, June 7, 2015 (press opening May 28) in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

Twyla Tharp, CITY OF CONVERSATION, Israel Philharmonic and More Set for The Wallis Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis -- Tania Camargo, Managing Director; Patricia Wolff, Interim Artistic Director; James D'Asaro, Interim Producing Director) announce Artistic Advisors and programming for the 2015-2016 Season, opening October 1-3 with Twyla Tharp: a 50th Anniversary Celebration, a program of new work by Ms. Tharp, co-commissioned by The Wallis (in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Joyce Theatre, Ravina Festival Association & Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and Texas International Theatrical Arts Society). (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus & More Set for Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING; Michael Arden to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ('The Wallis'), Deaf West Theatre and Cody Lassen announce casting for Spring Awakening, the Tony Award-winning best musical that has a limited 22-performance engagement Thursday, May 21 to Sunday, June 7, 2015 (press opening May 28) in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DUNSINANE Concocts a Credible Sequel to Shakespeare's Scottish Play
by Shari Barrett - Mar 30, 2015

What happens when two of the world's most extraordinary theater companies, the England's Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre of Scotland, make the decision to work together on a sequel to Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth, one of his darkest and most powerful works? It's no less than a magical combination of talent that makes an improbable tale seem to be the essence of truth about sex, politics and power. Patricia Wolff, Interim Artistic Director of The Wallis adds, "David Greig's thrilling new drama brilliantly straddles the ancient and modern worlds, playing like a cross between "Game of Thrones" and "House of Cards." (more...)

RSC's DUNSINANE Plays The Wallis, Now thru 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ('The Wallis') welcomes the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Dunsinane written by David Greig and directed by Roxana Silbert for a limited 13-performance engagement beginning tonight, March 27 to Sunday, April 5, 2015 (press opening Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 8pm) in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

Barbara Cook Comes to The Wallis for One Performance Only Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ('The Wallis') announces theater icon Barbara Cook for a single performance tonight, March 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. This event completes The Wallis' concert series of Broadway legends, which also features Patti LuPone (two sold-out performances on February 12 and 13) and Betty Buckley (January 24). (more...)

RSC's DUNSINANE to Play The Wallis, 3/27-4/05
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ('The Wallis') welcomes the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Dunsinane written by David Greig and directed by Roxana Silbert for a limited 13-performance engagement beginning Friday, March 27 to Sunday, April 5, 2015 (press opening Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 8pm) in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

Jane Lynch Bringing Solo Show to The Wallis in May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ("The Wallis") presents actress, singer and comedian Jane Lynch for two performances, on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2 at 8:00 pm. In her show, See Jane Sing! (With Jane Lynch), Lynch brings her comic skills and musical prowess to the theater stage for a sidesplitting evening of musical comedy, with more than a dash of wit as she explores her love of the beauty and absurdity of the American standard and show tune. (more...)

The Wallis Presents ENTER LAUGHING- THE MUSICAL 2/08-3/01
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ("The Wallis") presents Enter Laughing - The Musical, featuring a book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof), music and lyrics by Stan Daniels ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"), and directed by Stuart Ross (Forever Plaid). Musical Direction is by Gerald Sternbach. The show will run for 23 performances only, February 8 - March 1, 2015, in the Lovelace Studio Theater (more...)

Barbara Cook Comes to The Wallis for One Performance Only, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ("The Wallis") announces theater icon Barbara Cook for a single performance on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. This event completes The Wallis' concert series of Broadway legends, which also features Patti LuPone (two sold-out performances on February 12 and 13) and Betty Buckley (January 24). (more...)

GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY Set for The Wallis Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2015

Wallis Center for the Performing Arts (aka 'The Wallis') presents Gene Kelly: The Legacy, an evening with Patricia Ward Kelly, tonight, Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

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