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ASSASSINS Extends for Additional Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Due to popular demand, Hayes Theatre Co have extended their season of Assassins until October 22. Due to open tomorrownight (Tuesday September 19) after four sold out previews, the theatre's first Stephen Sondheim musical has been highly anticipated and the show is already garnering glowing audience responses. (more...)

Casting Announced for Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES at The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Voyage Theater Company and Crossroads Theatre Company will present the New York Premiere of Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES, directed by Kareem Fahmy (3/Fifths at 3LD; This Time with Rising Circle Theater Collective), at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street), October 20-November 4. (more...)

Works by Caridad Svich, David Jacobi, Winter Miller and More Set for NNPN's 2017 Showcase of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to announce the 16th annual National Showcase of New Plays (NSNP). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Red Branch Theatre Company's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) continues its 2017 season entitled Mad About You with The Bridges of Madison County, a musical adaptation of the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller. Rehearsals are currently underway and special events are being solidified for the production that will run at Drama Learning Center, where Red Branch is the professional theatre in residence, from September 22 - October 14. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in character below! (more...)

Brian Butterick to Direct NYC Reading of Jackie Curtis's GLAMOUR, GLORY AND GOLD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

As part of Love Among the Ruins, Some Serious Business and Howl! Happening present Jackie Curtis' legendary Glamour, Glory and Gold, directed by the incomparable Brian Butterick. (more...)

ELEVATE Public Art Festival will Take Place in Downtown Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs announced today that the ELEVATE public art festival will be held in various locations in Downtown Atlanta from Saturday, October 14 through Saturday, October 21. ELEVATE: Enlighten seeks to provide a platform for artists and art professionals to share and exchange knowledge and experiences that have shaped their work. Participating artists will touch on issues surrounding the plight of veterans, issues of gentrification, and the power of healing through art, while art professionals will lead panels and workshops about public art trends, the business of being an artist, and community empowered projects. All events are free and open to the public. (more...)

Blue Mountain Gallery presents Rose Weinstock : A Retrospective 10/2-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Rose Weinstock works from observation, memory and photos; but during the process, the needs of the painting take over and determine the final appearance. Both the formal issues and the concern with content are important. Without them realism would become merely illustration. (more...)

The Confederation Players Tour Ottawa and Fredericton this Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

History will come alive when our Confederation Players visit Ottawa, ON from Sept 16th 18th and Fredericton, NB on Sept. 24th 25th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Barnes-Storming in THE WAKE WORLD of Composer David Hertzberg
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 15, 2017

The last of the new operas at the center of Opera Philadelphia's O17 opera fest is THE WAKE WORLD, a chamber piece written by composer/librettist David Hertzberg and directed by RB Schlather. It opens on Monday September 18 at the Barnes collection--the great museum in central Philadelphia--and promises a one-of-a-kind experience for those savvy enough to snare a ticket. (Its five performances are sold out.) (more...)

BWW Review: Recontextualizing Architecture as Art in Pacific Standard Time LA/LA's CONDEMNED TO BE MODERN
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 15, 2017

While watching Crystal Sep lveda perform during the opening of Pacific Standard LA/LA's Condemned To Be Modern exhibit, I couldn't help but think of a quote by Frank Lloyd Wright: 'Space is the breath of art.' Poetic in its simplicity, it is an observation that is particularly eloquent when considering the way this collection of artists is recontextualizing architecture through the lens of the visual artist. (more...)

VACNJ Members Art Show Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The weekend of September 8 10, 2017, saw the Art Center host its inaugural Members Art Show & Collectors Weekend. The three-day event celebrated the Center's members and their artwork with a public exhibition and sale. The Friday night opening event featured several members receiving awards for their submitted work. Juror Nany Ori, a respected corporate photographer, fine art exhibitor, and caring teacher awarded the following prizes. (more...)

Programming to Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month Announced at Overture Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Overture Center for the Arts celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 Oct. 15, with events including a featured Gallery, Latino Art Fair, ticketed concert and Kids in the Rotunda performance. (more...)

Egon Zippel Comes to PLATFORM Art Fair, 9/29 - 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From artist, curator and publisher Terrence Sanders comes the inaugural edition of Platform Contemporary Art Show, Art Book Fair & Film Festival. (more...)

THE DINOSAUR PLAY Opens Tomorrow at Maryland Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is proud to open it's FUN Company 2017-2018 season with The Dinosaur Play, written by Steve and Kathy Hotchner. presents an interactive pre-historic adventure. This audience participation pre-historic adventure transports its young audience millions of years before humans walked the earth. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for DanceWorks 40th Anniversary!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Mimi Beck, Dance Curator of acclaimed presenter DanceWorks, announces that subscriptions and single tickets are currently on sale for the 2017-18 season featuring eight Toronto-based artists/companies and one Indigenous company from Vancouver. From Flamenco, Kathak, Indigenous and Hip-Hop to world premieres and remounts from its storied past, the 40th anniversary DanceWorks Mainstage season promises to be full of surprises and surreal experiences. (more...)

The Music Institute of Chicago to Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald Centennial
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago celebrates the 100th birthday of The First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald with a tribute concert Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston. (more...)

Q-Tip to Open Newly Renovated Terrace Theater at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will officially re-open the Terrace Theater on Friday, October 6, kicking off a month-long suite of performances that highlight the theater's unique position as the Center's most intimate and versatile space. The re-opening follows a 16-month renovation intended to update the theater and facilities, and enhance the overall guest experience. (more...)

JOYCE KOZLOFF: GIRLHOOD to Open This Fall at DC Moore Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

This October, DC Moore Gallery presents, Joyce Kozloff: Girlhood, an exhibition that unites the artist's ongoing mixed media cartographic art with recently unearthed childhood drawings. (more...)

Charles Correa International Lecture Debuts at University of Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Charles Correa International Lecture series in honor and memory of renowned Indian architect, activist and University of Michigan alumnus Charles Correa will host its first speaker at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at Stamps Auditorium in U-M's Walgreen Drama Center. The inaugural lecture will be given by influential Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao whose work centers on developing architectural projects that respond to the social climate. The lecture series, which is endowed by the Charles Correa Lecture Fund at the University of Michigan's Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, aims to engage students with global architecture, activism and promote cultural understanding through design. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ximena Garnica of FRANTIC BEAUTY
by Barnett Serchuk - Sep 14, 2017

The multidisciplinary duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya and the LEIMAY Ensemble return to BAM Fisher with FRANTIC BEAUTY, the newest evening-length work representing the mid-point in their BECOMING pentalogy. Combining the LEIMAY Ensemble's signature physicality layered over vivid visual landscapes, this world premiere reflects on society's pursuit of and relationship to beauty. The piece features an original score by Emmy-winning composer Jeff Beal (House of Cards). (more...)

UMS Announces No Safety Net Theater Festival with Focus on Contemporary Social Issues
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The University Musical Society of the University of Michigan (UMS) announces No Safety Net, a three-week theater festival of four productions that foster timely conversations around slavery, terrorism, transgender identity, and radical wellness and healing. (more...)

Dallas Museum of Art Looks at The Art of Film Through Fresh Eyes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

On October 22, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) presents the first major exhibition in the Museum's history dedicated to time-based media. Truth: 24 frames per second brings together 24 pioneers of film and video and over six decades of work focused on pressing contemporary themes, such as race relations, political unrest, sexual identity and the media, to explore the nature of truth and reality in contemporary life. (more...)

IDW Media Holdings Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2017 Results
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

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Cathy Weis Projects Slates SUNDAYS ON BROADWAY Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Cathy Weis Projects announces the fall 2017 season of Sundays on Broadway, an ongoing series of performances, film screenings, and discussions on Sunday evenings at WeisAcres. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE World Premiere at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Fear the Walking Dead star and Philadelphia native Colman Domingo partners with nationally-acclaimed theatre-maker Patricia McGregor to co-author Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, a surprising and unsettling exploration of race and the American Dream. McGregor will also direct. (more...)

De Marktkantine Club Announces ADE Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Amsterdam's historic and influential De Marktkantine Club has announced a mouthwatering program of events for this year's ADE. There will be four carefully considered parties in all, starting on the 18th October and running until the 22nd, with heavyweights like Pan Pot, Nick Curly, Nathan Fake, John Talabot, Genius of Time, DJ Harvey and many more all set to play. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Presents World Premiere Of WHY WHY ALWAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Abrons Arts Center is set to present the world premiere of Why Why Always (October 13 29) by Shaun Irons & Lauren Petty (AutomaticRelease), who draw upon their experiences in performance, multimedia installations, and films (Standing By: Gatz Backstage) to create one of their most ambitious projects to date. (more...)

Robert Longo's 'Pledges of Allegiance' Flag Raised by 10 Institutions Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Creative Time has announced the hoisting of the fourth public artwork in the Pledges of Allegiance series, Untitled (Dividing Time), by artist Robert Longo, which will be raised today, September 13. (more...)

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival 2017 to Launch This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

This year's Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival will launch on Friday 29 September with the announcement of the Open competition winners and a 'cultural crawl' tour of the venues. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the creative team for the next show of the Globe's 2017-2018 Season, acclaimed actor and playwright James Lecesne's tour-de-force one-man show, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. (more...)

James D. Tsoodle's 'Horse Nation' Chosen as Official Artwork for 2018 Litchfield Park Native American Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

James D. Tsoodle's acrylic-on-canvas painting Horse Nation has been selected as the official commemorative poster artwork for the 26thannual Litchfield Park Native American Fine Arts Festival, The Gathering, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: BOUDICA, Shakespeare's Globe
by Debbie Gilpin - Sep 13, 2017

The final production in this year's Summer of Love season is a brand new piece from Tristan Bernays, telling the story of the famous warrior queen. It may not fit quite so obviously into the summer's theme, but it is a welcome piece of fresh new writing that really blows any last remaining cobwebs away. (more...)

Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth to Perform at the Paramount This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

No matter if she's a good witch on Broadway, a sassy press secretary on TV or a show-stopping singer on stage, Tony- and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth is always absolutely mesmerizing. (more...)

Mitchell Hunt and Tom Berkeley to Star in the 25th Anniversary Production of THE TAILOR-MADE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Tailor-Made Man, the powerful true story about the Hollywood studio system and its hypocrisy and the star who gave up everything for the man he loved, is to get a 25th anniversary production in London. (more...)

LINES DRAWN Exhibition Opens 9/22 at DiverseWorks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

DiverseWorks is pleased to announce the opening of Lines Drawn, a project that explores how artists reimagine, disrupt, and question received notions of borders and boundaries. By addressing issues of immigration, nationalism, equity, and human rights through their work, the artists encourage us to contemplate the many barriers in our own lives as social constructions of power. (more...)

Site Specific Medical Courtroom Drama CHASING JACK Plays at Fordham University
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Chasing Jack is the new riveting drama from author John S. Anastasi, previously represented Off-Broadway with Would You Still Love Me If starring Kathleen Turner. Audience members can sit in the General Courtroom Gallery for $20 or be closer in the Jury Box for $25 and be part of the action! (more...)

VIDEO: Steve Angello Debuts Official Video for 'Rejoice'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Steve Angello shares a striking new experimental film today for his song 'Rejoice' that blends CGI, haute couture and a powerful sermon by one of the country's biggest preachers, T.D. Jakes. Unlike anything he's done before, the new music goes into a much darker, artful direction inspired by Steve's own spiritual awakening. More coming from him soon. (more...)

Firehall Arts Centre Announces New General Manager
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Artistic Producer, Donna Spencer is pleased to announce Susan Shank has joined the team at the Firehall Arts Centre as the new General Manager. (more...)

Back by Popular Demand: Phoenix Ancient Art and Hicham Aboutaam Have Extended the Marble Mania Exhibition to October 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

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CAUGHT Begins 10/1 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre presents Caught, a show centered around Chinese dissident artist Lin Bo that combines visual art and live theatre installations. Caught is presented in partnership with The Ch j Gallery/SF and The Geezer Gallery, and features dozens of collaborators including playwright Christopher Chen. The production runs October 1 through October 29, 2017 on Artists Rep's newly configured Morrison Stage. (more...)

BWW Feature: Opera In The Heights' CIRCLE OF FIFTHS Invites Young Professionals to Collaborative Assortment of Houston Performance Art
by Audrey Morabito - Sep 13, 2017

Now launching its second season, Opera In The Heights has announced the 2017-18 lineup for their young professional's arts subscription series, CIRCLE OF FIFTHS, a collaborative project designed to bring awareness of various arts organizations to the enthusiastic, young professional audience member. As discussed below by Founder Paige Myrick, this all-inclusive, diverse arts pass will immerse the audience member in a wide variety of performance genres present in the world of Houston entertainment: music, theatre, opera, and dance. (more...)

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance Finds New Home at RestorationArt
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance (Cumbe), a thrilling and diverse dance studio championing African Diaspora dance and music returns to Brooklyn, resuming its well-loved classes on September 25. After being pushed out of its prior location in Downtown Brooklyn two years ago, Cumbe found a new home via its partnership with RestorationART at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's dynamic new 21st Century Complex. A community day opening on Saturday, September 23, will offer $5 classes. (more...)

Schimmel Center to Tribute The Bottom Line with IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

On Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. the Schimmel Center presents two evenings paying tribute to the iconic club The Bottom Line. (more...)

Northern Stage to Open Season with First-Ever Repertory: A DOLL'S HOUSE and ROBERT FROST: THIS VERSE BUSINESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Robert Frost: This Verse Business by A.M. Dolan play in repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT, September 20 October 29. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the creative team for the next show of the Globe's 2017 2018 Season, acclaimed actor and playwright James Lecesne's tour-de-force one-man show, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. This thoroughly entertaining new play is directed by Tony Speciale and will run September 30 October 29, 2017 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run September 30 October 4, with opening night on Thursday, October 5 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are now on sale. (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, WAITING FOR GODOT and More Set for Tennessee Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, the Mid-South's professional, classical theatre and education organization, today announced its Tenth Anniversary Performance and Education Season. (more...)

Catalyst Launches Impact Protection Case for iPhone X Expanding Portfolio Beyond Waterproof Solutions for the First Time
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

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The Music Center Brings the Rhythm of Cuba to Angelenos
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Music Center today announced details of its Cuba: Antes, Ahora / Then, Now program, a multifaceted exploration of traditional and contemporary Cuban art from November 30 December 2, 2017. One of only three performing arts organizations selected to take part in the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, The Music Center will present more than 48 world-class Cuban musicians, dancers and visual artists at The Music Center and Grand Park in Los Angeles. With both traditional and contemporary events and performances, The Music Center's Cuba: Antes, Ahora / Then, Now will provide Angelenos of all ages access to the art of Cuba and the opportunity to experience the country's dynamic arts scene. Major support for Cuba: Antes, Ahora/Then, Now is provided through grants from the Getty Foundation. (more...)

EXTRASENSORY Opens 10/13 at the Frist Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Frist Center presents Extrasensory, a collaborative and dynamic community art exhibition inspired by Nick Cave: Feat. and the five senses. The interactive artworks will be on display from October 13, 2017, through March 25, 2018 in the always free Conte Community Arts Gallery. Extrasensory will run concurrently with Cave's exhibition at the Frist Center. (more...)

COTTON CANDY AND COCAINE! A New Musical Gets NYC Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Theatre C in association with Long Island City Artists Inc. invite you to a workshop production of Cotton Candy and Cocaine! (more...)

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