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Sep 21, 2017
The New York Philharmonic has launched the podcast Listening Through Time, an intimate conversation about how performances have evolved from one generation of Philharmonic players to the next. In each episode, a Philharmonic musician (current or retired) joins Philharmonic Archivist / Historian Barbara Haws in listening to and comparing the Orchestra's perfor mances from different eras.
NJSO Chamber Players Perform Aaron Jay Kernis String Quartet
Sep 21, 2017
Members of the NJSO Chamber Players will perform the Aaron Jay Kernis string quartet that the composer later orchestrated as Musica celestis in a special NJSO Accent event with Kernis on Friday, October 13, at 6:45 pm at the Richardson Auditorium in Princeton. The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 8 pm concert includes the NJSO premiere of Kernis' ethereal work for string orchestra.
Trisha Brown Dance Company Launches 2017-18 Season
Sep 21, 2017
Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) launches its 2017-2018 season with a busy calendar, showcasing masterpieces and other beloved works by one of the most influential choreographers from the postmodern era. Highlights include a week-long run at The Joyce Theater (December 12-17); live performances at New York City Center as part of the 2017 Fall for Dance Festival (October 2 & 3) and at Lincoln Center as part of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance's 2018 season (March 14, 16, 18 & 20); and touring in the U.S. and France. This fall also features a public Community Memorial honoring the life and work of Trisha Brown presented by Danspace Project. (October 28).
Ensemble Connect Embarks on Second Year of Two-Year Fellowship Program
Sep 21, 2017
Ensemble Connect, comprised of some of the finest young professional classical musicians in the United States, continues its two-year fellowship program this season with concerts at Carnegie Hall and The Juilliard School, as well as residencies and performances at The Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund; Skidmore College; and in schools and community venues throughout New York City. Highlights of the Ensemble's 2017-2018 season include the premiere performances of bright and fair, a new work by Gabriel Kahane, commissioned by Carnegie Hall for its 125 Commissions Project, featuring Mr. Kahane as guest vocalist in Weill Recital Hall on February 19. This fall, Ensemble Connect travels to The Pocantico Center in Tarrytown, New York to collaborate with composer Andy Akiho on a new work, also commissioned by Carnegie Hall, to premiere in 2018.
Socially Conscious Drive-By Truckers Pull Into Jersey City
Sep 21, 2017
Few contemporary bands perform such an authentic style of Americana rock & roll, as the Drive-By Truckers, who pull into White Eagle Hall in Jersey City on October 5th.
BWW Review: SMALL WORLD at 59E59 is Totally Fascinating
Sep 21, 2017
Small World is an insightful and appealing play, one that will challenge your ideas about art in its different forms. Written by Frederick Stroppel and directed by Joe Brancato, The New York City Premiere is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters. This two-hander is an absorbing, entertaining, and informative show.
Ladies Will Be Lunching in London! Patti LuPone & Rosalie Craig to Lead COMPANY in the West End
Sep 21, 2017
Ladies will be lunching in London soon... The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye reports that WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone will star as 'Joanne' in COMPANY when it hits the West End next autumn.
Rachel Tucker, Brittain Ashford, WEST SIDE STORY 60th Anniversary Celebration and More Coming Up This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
Sep 21, 2017
Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Rachel Tucker, a West Side Story 60th Anniversary Celebration, Julia Mattison Is Ruby Manger, Gloria Reuben, Brittain Ashford and more. Scroll down for details!
Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa
Sep 21, 2017
An earth-shaking collection of indigenous-feminist performers, bands and performance art groups gathered at La MaMa on Tuesday for an impassioned celebration of Spiderwoman, the world's longest-running Native American theatre company, and one of America's longest continuously active feminist performance collectives. Scroll down for photos from the event!
National Philharmonic Kicks Off the 2017-2018 Season with Star-Studded Opening
Sep 21, 2017
The National Philharmonic's 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore commences with star-studded performances by some of today's most famous classical musicians. The concert on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m., will feature the famous former child prodigy Sarah Chang (violin) and Grammy winning Zuill Bailey (cello), conducted by Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski. On Sunday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m., Chang will play alongside pianist Santiago Rodriguez, who will be making his return-debut to the Washington area. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is conducting the Star-Spangled Banner on Saturday. An instrument petting zoo will take place in the lobby on Sunday from 2-2:30 p.m., allowing children a chance to experiment with instruments from different families (string, wood, brass, and percussion). In both concerts, musicians will play Beethoven's Egmont Overtureand Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor.
The Tank to Present World Premiere of Corinne Donly's WOOD CALLS OUT TO WOOD
Sep 21, 2017
The Tank will present the World Premiere of Corinne Donly's Wood Calls Out to Wood, directed by Sarah Hughes at The Tank's new home at 312 West 36th Street. Performances will be October 27-November 12, Thursday through Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 7pm.
Grammy Winner Lady Rizo to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Fall
Sep 21, 2017
Following a sold-out engagement in 2014, Grammy Award-winning artist Lady Rizo returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on Thursday, November 9 (7 p.m.) for one performance only.
BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS' Next Week
Sep 21, 2017
A friendly reminder! Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes makes her return to Caf Carlyle with Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ted Sperling and special guest, two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman in Cockeyed Optimists: The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein, September 26-30.
THAT PHYSICS SHOW and THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW to Continue Off-Broadway Experiments Through the End of the Year
Sep 21, 2017
That Physics Show, recipient of the 2016 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, written and performed by lifetime physics demonstrator David Maiullo (and his alternate, fellow physics demonstrator Andrew Yolleck) and That Chemistry Show, written by Borislaw Bilash will continue to delight, amaze and educate audiences through the end of the year.
American Lyric Theater to Introduce THE NEW CREW with Special Salon
Sep 21, 2017
American Lyric Theater presents The New Crew, a salon including performances by and discussions with American Lyric Theater's newest Resident Artists in the Composer Librettist Development Program: composers Shuying Li, Andy Teirstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana.
The Sol Project's OEDPIUS EL REY Begins Next Month at The Public
Sep 21, 2017
A friendly reminder that The Public Theater will begin previews on Tuesday, October 3 for The New York premiere of the electrifying play, OEDPIUS EL REY in collaboration with The Sol Project.
Vangeline Theater to Bring BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE to TNC
Sep 21, 2017
Following a critically U.S. and International tour, Vangeline Theater presents BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE (Admiring Tatsumi Hijikata) on October 14, 2017 at 8pm at Theater For the New City, 155 First Avenue, NYC.
Tickets on Sale Today for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, at The Smith Center
Sep 21, 2017
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play Reynolds Hall from Tuesday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale today, Sept. 21. For tickets and more information, visit TheSmithCenter.com.
Cast Complete for Charles Ludlam's CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE at La MaMa
Sep 21, 2017
CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE which marked the birth of the The Ridiculous Theatrical Company, co-founded by the late groundbreaking playwright and performer Charles Ludlam in 1967 will return on the occasion of the play and the company's 50th anniversary with a production, starring and directed by Everett Quinton, a long-standing member of RTC who assumed leadership as Artistic Director when Mr. Ludlam died 30 years ago, in 1987.
All-Female Creative Team Behind Everyday Inferno's NY Premiere of GLASSHEART
Sep 21, 2017
Everyday Inferno Theatre Company, in association with Access Theater, has announced the all-female creative team assembled for The New York premiere of Glassheart, which will play a limited run at The Access Theater this October.
Houses on the Moon Theater Company Slates AMPLIFY 2017 Benefit
Sep 21, 2017
Houses on the Moon Theater Company, The New York-based not-for-profit theatre company that through creative workshops, original performances, and post-show discussions help communities come together by making meaningful connections through the public sharing of their untold stories, will honor R. Erin Craig and David Rothenberg and present the 2017 Leyton Award to Save Our Streets: Bronx at its 5th Annual Amplify Benefit on Monday, October 16th at Gotham Comedy Club (208 West 23rd Street between 7th & 8th Avenues.
MEAN GIRLS' Tina Fey and Audible's Don Katz Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's 2017 Winter Gala
Sep 21, 2017
New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor Tina Fey and Founder & CEO of Audible, Inc., Don Katz.
NewYorkRep Joins Producing Team for HOWARD CRABTREE'S WHEN PIGS FLY Off-Broadway
Sep 21, 2017
Lead producer Joshua Goodman (Come From Away) has announced that NewYorkRep has joined Louise Beard and Gene Fisch, Jr. on the producing team for HOWARD CRABTREE'S WHEN PIGS FLY.
Review Roundup: ONE NIGHT ONLY (RUNNING AS LONG AS WE CAN) at the WP Theatre
Sep 21, 2017
The world premiere production of ONE NIGHT ONLY will play at the WP Theatre through October 8, and the critics are weighing in!
Hudson Valley Dance Festival Expands Lineup of Companies and Choreographers
Sep 21, 2017
Hudson Valley Dance Festival, an enchanting dance experience in beautiful Catskill, NY, has added Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and MOMIX to the list of accomplished companies and choreographers performing at this year's festival on Saturday, October 7, 2017.
Long Beach Opera Presents THE CONSUL at the Centinela Center for the Performing Arts
Sep 21, 2017
On October 14, 20 and 22, Long Beach Opera (LBO) will present three performances of The Consul with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti, and starring Patricia Racette, making her Long Beach Opera debut at the Centinela Valley Center for the Arts, Lawndale.
Erin Courtney's A MAP OF VIRTUE to Make West Coast Debut in November
Sep 21, 2017
Barker Room Rep announced today that the West Coast premiere of Erin Courtney's OBIE Award-winning play, A Map of Virtue, will take place at the Atwater Village Theatre, November 2 18.
BWW Review: The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Get Intimate With THE SORCERER
Sep 21, 2017
For over forty years, The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players have been Gotham's go-to company for high-quality G&S productions produced with full choruses and orchestras in the traditional D'Oyly Carte style.
Dickie Beau: BLACKOUTS Premieres at FIAF's Crossing the Line Festival
Sep 20, 2017
As part of the 2017 edition of the French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF)'s celebrated Crossing the Line Festival, FIAF and Abrons Arts Center are thrilled to present award-winning, UK-based drag fabulist and virtuosic lip-syncher Dickie Beau in the US Premiere of his solo show Blackouts, Thursday, October 5 through Sunday, October 8, at Abrons Arts Center.
Peisha McPhee and Sergiu Tuhutiu Join Forces in CHOPIN MEETS BROADWAY
Sep 20, 2017
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Peisha McPhee & Sergiu Tuhutiu in Chopin Meets Broadway on October 7th, 2017. For one night only, world-renowned vocalist and American Idol Vocal Coach Peisha McPhee, and award-winning European concert pianist Sergiu Tuhutiu, have collaborated to create their new show Chopin Meets Broadway, brilliantly bringing to life a medley of classical music and Broadway standards. Peisha and Sergiu beautifully demonstrate what happens when two disparate worlds collide an intoxicating musical mash up, not to be missed!
Nashville Symphony Chooses Four Emerging Composers for Composer Lab and Workshop
Sep 20, 2017
Following a nationwide call for submissions, the Nashville Symphony has selected four promising young composers to participate in the second edition of its Composer Lab and Workshop, an initiative designed to cultivate the next generation of great American composers.
Tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON at STG On Sale 9/25 at 10 AM
Sep 20, 2017
Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking two-week run in 2013 returns to Seattle for a limited engagement from January 2 14, 2018 at The Paramount Theatre. Single tickets will go on sale on Monday, September 25 at 10 am. Tickets will be available on-line at STGPresents.org, Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or in person at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm). Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 1-888-214-6856.
John Kelly and Joseph Keckler Perform for Love Among the Ruins Closing
Sep 20, 2017
Some Serious Business and Howl! Happening are pleased to celebrate Love Among the Ruins with a culminating performance by two masterful performers: John Kelly and Joseph Keckler. Kelly performs excerpts from Time No Line, a solo performance work presented as a live memoir. Keckler will perform three of his original arias and songs, invoking themes of place, loss, self, and lineage.
Metropolitan Room Announces Partial Line-Up for 24-HOUR MARATHON
Sep 20, 2017
As it bids farewell to its home of 11 years, the Metropolitan Room will present 24 continuous hours of free-wheeling entertainment -- from Sunday September 24 at 9pm, to Monday September 25 at 9pm. Featuring a mind-boggling 144 individual acts, with over a dozen emcees, and a battalion of musicians, technicians and hangers-on, the Metropolitan Room's 3rd annual Cabaret Marathon Extravaganza It's a Tradition was spawned by the Metropolitan Room's first record-setting (60-hour) entertainment marathon in January 2015. That massive undertaking shattered the Guinness World Record for longest variety show ever.
TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE to Open MAC's 2017-18 Performance Series This Month
Sep 20, 2017
The McAninch Arts Center (MAC), located at 425 Fawell Blvd on the campus of College of DuPage, opens its 2017-2018 Performance Series as special one-night-only presentation of North America tour of the LPP Theatricals, LLC production of 'Tuesdays with Morrie' by Mitch Albom, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by Ron Ulrich and starring 'M*A*S*H' Jamie Farr, and co-starring David Keeley.
FSCJ Artist Series presents CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE
Sep 20, 2017
CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE lights up Jacksonville in 2017 at the Times-Union Center with its 10th Anniversary National Tour for two unforgettable performances on November 18 and 19, 2017, presented by the FSCJ Artist Series. This critically-acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza is a BROADWAY MUSICAL, NEW CIRQUE ADVENTURE AND FAMILY SHOW WRAPPED IN ONE! Tickets are on sale now!
Comics of Late Night TV Take the State Theatre Stage, 10/20
Sep 20, 2017
Known for their elite brand of clever comedy, you've heard their brilliant comedic voices on late-night TV and Comedy Central. Now see the Comics of Late Night TV live on stage at the State Theatre on Friday, October 20th.
LAW & ORDER'S Sam Waterston to Reprise Role on SVU
Sep 20, 2017
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jack McCoy is coming back to television. Sam Waterston, who originated the role on Law and Order is reprising the role on the new season of SVU.
Vangeline Theater presents BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE, 10/14
Sep 20, 2017
Following a critically U.S. and International tour, Vangeline Theater presents BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE (Admiring Tatsumi Hijikata) on October 14, 2017 at 8pm at Theater For the New City, 155 First Avenue, NYC. Tickets are $15 general admission ($12 for students/seniors) and are available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3056947.
CBS Orders New Drama Series from Dick Wolf for 2018-19 Season
Sep 20, 2017
CBS announced today it has given a 13 episode series production commitment to a new one-hour drama from Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf for broadcast during the 2018-2019 season.
Five Boroughs Music Festival presents Rolston String Quartet, 10/13
Sep 20, 2017
Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) presents the Rolston String Quartet winner of the 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition and current Quartet-in-Residence at the Yale School of Music on Thursday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. at South Oxford Space in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The quartet performs Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 18, No. 3, Debussy's String Quartet No. 10, and Schumann's String Quartet Op. 41, No. 3.
Writer, Comedian and Cancer Survivor Jenny Allen to Speak at City Theatre
Sep 20, 2017
City Theatre, in partnership with Classic Lines Bookstore, will host writer, comedian, and cancer-survivor Jenny Allen in a one-night-only City Event, Monday, October 2 at 7:00 p.m., with special guest host Kristy Nolen. Allen's latest book, a collection of essays titled Would Everybody Please Stop?, explores everything from chemotherapy to empty nesting, all with her signature wry humor.
Tony Bennett, Todrick Hall and More Among La Mirada Theatre's 40th Anniversary Special Events Lineup
Sep 20, 2017
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director BT McNicholl announced today its celebratory 40th Anniversary season of truly fantastic, fabulous and phenomenal special events!
Review Roundup: BETWEEN THE LINES at Kansas City Rep
Sep 20, 2017
Based on the young adult novel by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer, BETWEEN THE LINES follows seventeen year old Delilah as she struggles through her junior year of high school. The show runs through October 1 at Kansas City Rep Theatre, and the critics are weighing in!
Atlantic Theater Slates 2017-18 Amplified Reading Series, Launch Writers & Tow Resident
Sep 20, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-2018 Amplified Reading Series selections, presenting six bold new plays throughout Atlantic's season with an expanded rehearsal process for more meaningful engagement with the material and the playwright.
NBC's SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Presents Oakland Raiders vs Washington Redskins
Sep 20, 2017
NBC Sports continues its presentation of SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL this weekend as Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins (1-1) host Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders (2-0) at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., in what will be just the second primetime game between the two storied franchises since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger (10/19/70).
Phish Announces New Year's Eve MSG 2017 Dates
Sep 20, 2017
Phish will once again celebrate New Year's Eve with a four-night run at New York City's Madison Square Garden, set for Thursday, December 28th through Sunday, December 31st. The four shows will bring the band's total performances at the world famous arena to a remarkable 56 in the years since their MSG debut in December 1994.

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