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Maria Menounos & More Added to Celebrity Judges Panel for 2018 MISS AMERICA COMPETITIONMaria Menounos & More Added to Celebrity Judges Panel for 2018 MISS AMERICA COMPETITION
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC today announced that TV and SiriusXM host, CEO of Afterbuzz TV and bestselling author Maria Menounos and former Miss America Nina Davuluri will join the judges panel. (more...)

Free Public Works Musical Adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT Begins September 1Free Public Works Musical Adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT Begins September 1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

A friendly reminder! The Public Theater will begin performances for the free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub on Friday, September 1. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents Los Pleneros de la 21: Christmas in El BarrioBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents Los Pleneros de la 21: Christmas in El Barrio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2017-18 Season at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn on December 10, 2017 at 3pm with the GRAMMY Award-nominated musicians of Los Pleneros de la 21, presenting their musical celebration of Afro-Puerto Rican Christmas traditions Christmas in El Barrio. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents The Tierney Sutton Band: The Sting VariationsBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents The Tierney Sutton Band: The Sting Variations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its 2017-18 Season at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn on October 21, 2017 at 8pm with The Tierney Sutton Band, presenting their 2017 GRAMMY Award-nominated project The Sting Variations. (more...)

Civis Analytics Achieves SOC 2 Type II CertificationCivis Analytics Achieves SOC 2 Type II Certification
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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25th Anniversary Charlie Parker Jazz Festival to Return to NYC25th Anniversary Charlie Parker Jazz Festival to Return to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

City Parks Foundation has announced the 25th Anniversary celebration of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The festival is New York City's annual salute to the legendary late saxophonist, featuring storied veteran players as well as young jazz musicians who continue to shape and drive the art form. (more...)

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jill Soloway and More Sign on for Chicago Humanities Festival's FALLFEST/17: BELIEFTa-Nehisi Coates, Jill Soloway and More Sign on for Chicago Humanities Festival's FALLFEST/17: BELIEF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Chicago Humanities Festival revealed its next round of headliners for its upcoming Fallfest/17: Belief today announcing that Ta-Nehisi Coates, 'On Being' host Krista Tippett, Jill Soloway (Transparent), acclaimed biologist Edward O. (E.O.) Wilson, actor Alan Alda, astronaut Scott Kelly, and novelist Marilynne Robinson have joined the lineup.  (more...)

US Ballet Superstar Misty Copeland Joins The Australian Ballet in THE SLEEPING BEAUTYUS Ballet Superstar Misty Copeland Joins The Australian Ballet in THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Australian Ballet is thrilled to announce that American Ballet Theatre (ABT) Principal Dancer Misty Copeland will join the company as guest artist during the Sydney season of The Sleeping Beauty, opening at the Capitol Theatre from 11 November to 25 November 2017. (more...)

Aimee Mann Performs 'Patient Zero' on CONANAimee Mann Performs 'Patient Zero' on CONAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Acclaimed artist Aimee Mann performs “Patient Zero” on “CONAN.” Watch/share her performance here (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

General Director Placido Domingo announced that soprano Renee Fleming, one of the most beloved and celebrated singers of her generation, will return to LA Opera for a recital on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, joined by her frequent collaborator, pianist Hartmut Holl. (more...)

Cast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with AutismCast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with Autism
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Tectonic Theater Project has announced casting for the New York premiere of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum, which the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theater (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). The work is written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman. (more...)

UNITED FLIGHT 232 to Return to The House Theatre of ChicagoUNITED FLIGHT 232 to Return to The House Theatre of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The House Theatre of Chicago has announced the return of the 2016 Joseph Jefferson award-winning show for "Best Production of a Play (midsize)," adapted and directed by Vanessa Stalling+, United Flight 232. (more...)

Star of PHANTOM and THE VOICE Chris Mann Brings Solo Show to Feinstein's at the NikkoStar of PHANTOM and THE VOICE Chris Mann Brings Solo Show to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Chris Mann, star of NBC's "The Voice" and The Phantom of the Opera, will bring his powerhouse vocals to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, November 3 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, November 4 (8 p.m.). Chris will perform songs from his fourth studio album, "Urban Songbook," which features reinvented classics from the Great American Songbook and unexpected spins on some of today's biggest hits. (more...)

House Theatre of Chicago Announces Return of UNITED FLIGHT 232House Theatre of Chicago Announces Return of UNITED FLIGHT 232
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce the return of the 2016 Joseph Jefferson award-winning show for "Best Production of a Play (midsize)," adapted and directed by Vanessa Stalling+, United Flight 232. The adaptation of Laurence Gonzales' book Flight 232 tells the story of the harrowing July 19, 1989 flight bound for Chicago's O'Hare airport. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for TORCH SONG at Second Stage TheaterComplete Casting Announced for TORCH SONG at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced complete casting for its upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman. (more...)

Gloria Estefan, Carmen de Lavallade Among 2017 KENNEDY CENTER HonoreesGloria Estefan, Carmen de Lavallade Among 2017 KENNEDY CENTER Honorees
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The Kennedy Center Honors announced today that its honorees for 2017 will be actress, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan, hip hop artist LL COOL J, television writer and producer Norman Lear and renowned musician and record producer Lionel Richie. (more...)

James Beard Nominated Series PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE Announces Season SixJames Beard Nominated Series PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE Announces Season Six
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

“Pati's Mexican Table,” the hit PBS cooking and travel series from acclaimed chef and author Pati Jinich, will premiere its sixth season on public television stations nationwide the weekend of September 9. (more...)

Lizz Wright Coming to Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts This FallLizz Wright Coming to Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Acclaimed vocalist and one of the most revered popular singers of her generation Lizz Wright comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Thursday, October 12 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Well-Strung to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko for S.F. Fleet WeekWell-Strung to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko for S.F. Fleet Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Following two previous sold-out engagements, Well-Strung-the all-male string quartet-returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko to celebrate San Francisco Fleet Week October 5-7, 2017! (more...)

ABC NEWS to Investigate U.S. Customs and Border ProtectionABC NEWS to Investigate U.S. Customs and Border Protection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross and the ABC News Investigative team reveal shocking video of two U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers allegedly encouraging 16-year-old Cruz Velazquez Acevedo of Tijuana, Mexico, to drink from a bottle containing suspected contraband to prove he was not a drug smuggler, leading to a tragic outcome. He had claimed it was juice; it was actually a highly concentrated liquid solution of methamphetamine. “20/20” airs on FRIDAY, JULY 28 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.  (more...)

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