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Rebecca Luker, Max von Essen, Tony Sheldon, and More to Star in CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSIONRebecca Luker, Max von Essen, Tony Sheldon, and More to Star in CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) continues its 12th Season of PROJECT SHAW when it presents its 126th concert presentation, a rare staging of Shaw's riotous and ironic comedy, Captain Brassbound's Conversion. (more...)

Bala Devi Chandrashekar Comes to the Nimoy at Symphony SpaceBala Devi Chandrashekar Comes to the Nimoy at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Bharatanatyam exponent and scholar BALA DEVI CHANDRASHEKAR will perform her dramatic solo 'KARNA - DESTINY'S CHILD,' the riveting story of one of the most powerful warriors, Karna, from the great Indian epic Mahabharatha. In a several centuries old traditional Indian classical dance style, Bharatanatyam, with interspersed English narration, the artist tells the story of Karna, his life and its trials, tribulations, and his eventual downfall. One performance only, Saturday September 23, 7 PM, at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street). (more...)

Metropolis Ensemble Announces 2017-18 SeasonMetropolis Ensemble Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Grammy-nominated Metropolis Ensemble looks forward to a prototypical season in 2017-18. This fall, Metropolis presents a five-concert piano mini-series at its loft (a former art gallery) in lower Manhattan in collaboration with long-time Metropolis associate, pianist David Kaplan. In December, the ensemble accompanies the film Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia as part of BAM's Next Wave Festival. And early in 2018, Metropolis performs major new works by Timo Andres and Caroline Shaw (at the Met Museum) and William Brittelle (at Symphony Space). This formula of collaborative involvement from the earliest stages, when just the bare root of the ideas are being planted, to final culmination of the project (in collaboration with some of country's most prestigious presenters) has become a trademark of the organization. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents Rachel Crothers' A MAN'S WORLDPhoto Coverage: Project Shaw Presents Rachel Crothers' A MAN'S WORLD
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 20, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group continued its 12th Season of PROJECT SHAW with its 125th concert presentation, a rare staging of A Man's World by Rachel Crothers. (more...)

EVERYTHING IS FINE UNTIL IT'S NOT Adds Show at United Solo FestivalEVERYTHING IS FINE UNTIL IT'S NOT Adds Show at United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The one-woman show EVERYTHING IS FINE UNTIL IT'S NOT that took the New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) by storm and features one New Jersey mother's true life experience with her autistic son, returns to New York City as part of the United Solo Theatre Festival and has already sold out the first three performances. (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIMECast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

LA Premiere of NAKED IN ALASKA Opens in Bootleg Theater's Solo Queens FestLA Premiere of NAKED IN ALASKA Opens in Bootleg Theater's Solo Queens Fest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

After three sold-out, award-winning runs in international Fringe Festivals (New York City, Edinburgh, and Chicago), a critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway run, and a featured performance at the The Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Valdez, Alaska, Valerie Hager's autobiographical solo play about her years stripping in the Alaskan frontier will open at Bootleg Theater on Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Julian Fleisher Kicks Off Fall Residency at Joe's Pub with Martha PlimptonJulian Fleisher Kicks Off Fall Residency at Joe's Pub with Martha Plimpton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Julian Fleisher,whose New York City playground ranges from Lincoln Center to LES dive bars, sets up shop at Joe's Pub this fall with a series of concerts kicking off Thursday, September 28, in a show titled Pop Music. Joining Fleisher for a rollicking and genre-busting journey through the music he loves is the inimitable Martha Plimpton. (more...)

Paco de Lucia Project Comes to Symphony Space in OctoberPaco de Lucia Project Comes to Symphony Space in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Created by ten-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Lim n, The Paco de Luc a Project reassembles the original band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist for the last 10 years of his career, including Antonio S nchez on guitar, David de Jacoba on vocals, Alain P rez on bass, Pira a on percussion, Antonio Serrano on harmonica, and flamenco dancer Farru. (more...)

Cast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next JuneCast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next June
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

After three successful years on tour boasting numerous sold out engagements, this new adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit film, currently celebrating its 30th Anniversary, will continue to dazzle in more than 50 markets in North America, including the Lehigh Valley at The State Theatre on June 21 and June 22, 2018. (more...)

Zach Grenier Joins Red Bull Theater's THE TRIUMPH OF LOVEZach Grenier Joins Red Bull Theater's THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced that Zach Grenier would join the previously announced cast for the one night only benefit performance of Marivaux's THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE, translated by James Magruder and directed by Jesse Berger. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will officially open a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, October 5 - 7. (more...)

New Amsterdam Singers to Celebrate 50 Years Under Music Director Clara LongstrethNew Amsterdam Singers to Celebrate 50 Years Under Music Director Clara Longstreth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The New Amsterdam Singers will celebrate 50 years of leadership under its Music Director Clara Longstreth in the 2017 18 season, with three sets of concerts and three world-premiere commissioned works. (more...)

The Orchestra Now Opens New York Fall SeasonThe Orchestra Now Opens New York Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Orchestra Now (T?N) will open its New York City fall season with the first concert of its T?N at Rose Theater series at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall on October 15. The program of works by Rubinstein, Sibelius, and Daugherty will feature the distinguished maestro Neeme J rvi as guest conductor with pianist Anna Shelest and cellist Zuill Bailey. (more...)

XAOC Presents New Ballets by Female Choreographer with All-Female Company at CHOREOGRAPHY UP CLOSEXAOC Presents New Ballets by Female Choreographer with All-Female Company at CHOREOGRAPHY UP CLOSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

XAOC Contemporary Ballet presents its second full evening of work on September 24, 2017 at 7pm at the NY City Center Studios. The evening will feature the company in five original ballets by artistic director and choreographer Eryn Renee Young. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/9/2017
by - Sep 9, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/9/2017. (more...)

Riverside Opera Company presents A WEDDING IN SONG AND DANCERiverside Opera Company presents A WEDDING IN SONG AND DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Riverside Opera Company (ROC), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: A Wedding in Song and Dance a performance that includes tri-state area audition winners Soprano Sun Young Chang and Tenor Seunghwan Oh performing excerpts from La Boheme, performances by Dawn Daniels and Dancers performing traditional Irish Jigs and Reels; Lydias School of Dance performing ballets from Aida by Verdi accompanied by pianist Olga Gurevich. Youth performers include Brian Moses on piano, Isabel Bruschi on violin and Kristian Marino on trumpet performing a wide range of pieces including La boheme: Musetta's Waltz, 'Flight of the Bumblebee' and 'Danny boy. (more...)

Indian Classical Masters Coming to NYC This FallIndian Classical Masters Coming to NYC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

World Music Institute presents two sides of new Indian classical music in October- one a trailblazing musical collective, the other the scion of a great musical dynasty. (more...)

Abraham Inc. and Friends Set for Concert to Benefit the ACLU at Symphony SpaceAbraham Inc. and Friends Set for Concert to Benefit the ACLU at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Table Pounding Music will present a benefit concert for the New York Civil Liberties Union/American Civil Liberties Union, produced by Grammy-nominated clarinetist David Krakauer, pianist-composer Kathleen Tagg and Table Pounding Music on Sunday, September 24th at 7pm. (more...)

Sketch Comedy, Indie Music and Dance Come to Symphony Space in OctoberSketch Comedy, Indie Music and Dance Come to Symphony Space in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The acclaimed Upper West Side institution provides a reliable boredom-busting venue for eclectic, all-ages live experiences; the 2017-18 season launches on October 7. (more...)

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