San Diego Symphony Announces Annual January FestivalSan Diego Symphony Announces Annual January Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

The San Diego Symphony's annual January Festival returns in its fourth year entitled, Hearing the Future. Throughout the festival, which runs January 9 - 27, 2019, the organization explores and celebrates the power of music and art to give voice to the evolution and revolutions in the world at large. The festival, curated by composer-conductor Matthew Aucoin (b.1990), will shine a spotlight on the music being made today - from composers and performers who are still in high school, to a 90-year-old jazz master. The festival will also explore the way music from the past - from Haydn, Beethoven and Berlioz to the creators of African-American spirituals - engaged with the most urgent issues of their time. (more...)

BERNIE AND MIKEY'S TRIP TO THE MOON Receives World Premiere At 59E59 TheatersBERNIE AND MIKEY'S TRIP TO THE MOON Receives World Premiere At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

59E59 Theaters welcomes the world premiere of BERNIE AND MIKEY'S TRIP TO THE MOON written by Scott Aiello and directed Claire Karpen. Produced by Strangemen Theatre Company (The Woodsman), BERNIE AND MIKEY'S TRIP TO THE MOON begins performances on Thursday, November 8 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 2. (more...)

Brief 9/21: PRETTY WOMAN Cast Recording, MISS SAIGON Tour Launch, and More!Brief 9/21: PRETTY WOMAN Cast Recording, MISS SAIGON Tour Launch, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 21, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the cast recording of Pretty Woman is now available, the National Tour of Miss Saigon launches today, and more! (more...)

Review Roundup: Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke Lead THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL in San DiegoReview Roundup: Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke Lead THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL in San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

The Old Globe's 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abrams and story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. What did the critics have to say? (more...)

BWW Interview: Kevin Hafso Koppman channels his inner YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at SDMTBWW Interview: Kevin Hafso Koppman channels his inner YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at SDMT
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 20, 2018

A chat with Kevin Hafso Koppman as he takes the family name 'Frankenstein' in the Mel Brooks musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at San Diego Musical Theatre (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Berkeley RepVIDEO: First Look at A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents A Doll's House, Part 2, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters, which begins previews on Thursday, September 6 and runs through Sunday, October 21. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949 beginning August 12, 2018. Subscription tickets are available now.  (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLLVIDEO: Go Inside THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2018

The Old Globe's 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abramsand story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLLBWW Review: THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 18, 2018

It's hard not to feel good when listening to Huey Lewis and the News, so it's no accident that THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at The Old Globe, manages to instill the 80's loveable, pop vibe from the music into this high octane musical about following your dreams and the power of love (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT Welcomes Brandon Uranowitz to Nowhere, Replacing John CarianiTHE BAND'S VISIT Welcomes Brandon Uranowitz to Nowhere, Replacing John Cariani
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Uranowitz will join the cast of THE BAND'S VISIT as 'Itzik.' Uranowitz will begin performances in The Band's Visit on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Celebrates Opening Night of UNCLE VANYAPhoto Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Celebrates Opening Night of UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (Hunter College President, Jennifer J. Raab) will officially open the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, on Sunday, September 16 at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, this production marks the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky have had a work premiere in New York City, following its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego earlier this year. UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and runs through Sunday, October 14. (more...)

Libby Winters Will Sing Stevie Nicks And Fleetwood Mac Covers At Feinstein's/54 BelowLibby Winters Will Sing Stevie Nicks And Fleetwood Mac Covers At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW , Broadway's Supper Club, presents Libby Winters (American Idiot, Big Love, Mamma Mia) in "Libby Sings Stevie" on Saturday, October 27th. The feathered hair, the tambourines, the gossamer shawls, and she's an ALTO?? Pop-rock legend Stevie Nicks has a singular voice and style making her one of the most iconic performers in American music, not to mention one of the best-selling artists of all time. Come rock out to hits written by, with or about Stevie Nicks such as 'Dreams,' 'Landslide,' 'Edge of Seventeen,' and 'Rhiannon.' Featuring special guest John Gallagher Jr., (as Lindsey Buckingham of course). Bring your lace shawls, feathered headbands and your crystals! (more...)

Cast And Creative Team Announced For San Diego REP's ACTUALLYCast And Creative Team Announced For San Diego REP's ACTUALLY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

San Diego Repertory Theatre announced today that DeLeon Dallas (REP's Honky) and Emily Shain will star in its upcoming production of Actually by the award-winning playwright, Anna Ziegler. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For HUNDRED DAYSLa Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For HUNDRED DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for Hundred Days, book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, music and lyrics by The Bengsons, directed by Anne Kauffman, with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh. Nominated for a 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Hundred Days runs in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum September 22 - October 21. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Presents UNCLE VANYAPhoto Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Presents UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (Hunter College President, Jennifer J. Raab) will officially open the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, on Sunday, September 16 at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, this production marks the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky have had a work premiere in New York City, following its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego earlier this year. UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and runs through Sunday, October 14. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLLPhoto Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Old Globe's 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abrams and story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. Check out a first look at the show below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Lorin Latarro talks about Huey Lewis and THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLLBWW Interview: Lorin Latarro talks about Huey Lewis and THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 12, 2018

Lorin Latarro is choreographing the world premier musical comedy THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL  at The Old Globe, playing  through October 21st.  (more...)

La Mirada Presents MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESSLa Mirada Presents MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT (celebrating its 25thSilver Anniversary at the theatre) are thrilled to present the West Coast premiere of AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (replacing the previously announced Stormy Weather), adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig and directed by Sheldon Epps. AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS will preview on Friday, October 19, 2018 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 20 at 8pm) and runs through Sunday, November 11, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Veteran Broadway General Manager Nathan Gehan Helms New Production CompanyVeteran Broadway General Manager Nathan Gehan Helms New Production Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Veteran Broadway general manager Nathan Gehan will lead Fifth Estate Entertainment, a brand-new production and general management company based in New York City that specializes in producing and managing tours, New York productions, and special events. (more...)

Max Crumm Stars In EVOLUTION OF MANN, Beginning Previews 9/23Max Crumm Stars In EVOLUTION OF MANN, Beginning Previews 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

the cell, who scored a surprise hit with Bastard Jones last winter, invites you to the New York Premiere of THE EVOLUTION OF MANN, a musical featuring music & lyrics by Drama Desk nominee Douglas J. Cohen (Children's Letters to God, The Opposite of Sex) and book & lyrics by Dan Elish (13: The Musical) based on his novel, Nine Wives.  Directed by Joe Barros (Bastard Jones), performances run September 23 - October 21 at the cell is located at 338 W 23rd St, between 8th & 9th Aves in Chelsea.) (more...)

IN THE WORKS Returns to The Duplex Cabaret Theatre Sept 16thIN THE WORKS Returns to The Duplex Cabaret Theatre Sept 16th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Honeck-Moss Productions is proud to present "In The Works." Now in it's 3rd Hit Season, this exciting series was conceived as an opportunity for composers to try out new work in front of an audience and see how it plays in a supportive environment. It is also an opportunity to create community among the composers and their performers. (more...)

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