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by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today the innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway will continue in Minneapolis on Thursday, Sept. 27 when more than 2,400 students and teachers from 13 high schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018
jackbenny will present the eighth edition of their monthly residency at the Lyric Hyperion Theatre in Silver Lake on Sunday, October 7, at 7pm. Percussionist Theo Seidmon will team with the Lipson duo in a two-act show that features wittily provocative original songs, uniquely arranged covers, and friendly guest performers … all seasoned with the brothers' signature sibling shtick. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017
Consummate Soul Man Chris Pierce is set to release the ultimate 60's/Muscle Shoals vintage album “You've Got To Feel It!” September 15 on Calabama Recordings.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017
'WORDS & MUSIC - A New Musical Revue: The Songs of Hallett & Robinson' is an exciting new show written by award-winning composer Aaron Robinson and lyricist Suzy Hallett.
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2018
On August 26, 1968, two weeks after releasing his civil rights anthem, 'Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud,' James Brown recorded his concert at Dallas, Texas' Memorial Auditorium. First released on CD in 1998, Brown's Say It Live and Loud: Live in Dallas 08.26.68 album will make its vinyl debut in an expanded 2LP 50 th Anniversary Edition, to be released October 12 by Republic/UMe. The album's new, expanded digital edition will be released on the same date.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018
Twin brothers Jack and Benny Lipson, aka the critically acclaimed jackbenny,will perform live at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42 Street in New York City, 10036,on Friday, October 26, at 7pm.              
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017
'WORDS & MUSIC - A New Musical Revue: The Songs of Hallett & Robinson' is an exciting new show written by award-winning composer Aaron Robinson and lyricist Suzy Hallett.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018
Twin brothers Jack and Benny Lipson, aka the critically acclaimed jackbenny, will perform live at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on Friday, October 26, at 7pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017
LAMBCO Productions presents 'BOYS IN THE BUFF - the Concert,' featuring words & music by Chris Burgess, directed by Adam Scown, with musical direction by Iain Vince-Gatt and choreography by Robbie O'Reilly , at the King's Head Theatre, Islington, 25th November - 9th December 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018
Twin brothers Jack and Benny Lipson, aka the critically acclaimed jackbenny, will perform live at the Laurie Beechman Theatre today, October 26, at 7pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018
Twin brothers Jack and Benny Lipson, aka the critically acclaimed jackbenny,will perform live at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 West 42 Street in New York City, 10036,today, October 26, at 7pm.              
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018
Special guests have been set for the eighth edition of jackbenny's monthly residency at the Lyric Hyperion Theatre in Silver Lake on Sunday, October 7, at 7pm. Along with percussionist Theo Seidmon, singer (and fourth grade teacher!) Maxx Vogel, fiery pop songstress extraordinaire Bella Hicks, and 1940s-style harmony singers The Bombshells will join the Lipson duo in a two-act show that features wittily provocative original songs, uniquely arranged covers, and friendly guest performers … all seasoned with the brothers' signature sibling shtick.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018
jackbenny presented the eighth edition of their monthly residency at the Lyric Hyperion Theatre in Silver Lake on Sunday, October 7, at 7pm. Percussionist Theo Seidmon will team with the Lipson duo in a two-act show that features wittily provocative original songs, uniquely arranged covers, and friendly guest performers … all seasoned with the brothers' signature sibling shtick.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018
Tipperary Dance Platform's ninth edition is curated around the theme of literature and one of the standout events will be a performance by Lost Dog from the UK of Paradise Lost (Lies unopened beside me) which was conceived and directed and will be performed by Lost Dog's co founder, Ben Duke. It will be performed at Excel Arts Centre on Friday, October 12th at 8pm. This is a re-telling of the story of the beginning of everything inspired by Milton's “Paradise Lost,” told through words, music, and dance. The work premiered in 2015 and has since toured extensively. It was nominated for a 2016 Sky Academy Arts Award, won the 2017 Rural Touring Award and Ben also won the National Dance Critics Award for Outstanding Male Performance. Lost Dog was formed in 2004 by Ben and Raquel Meseguer to create work using text, movement and music in which dance is framed by stories and characters and Ben Dukes appearance in Tipperary promises to be a highlight of what is an exciting and adventurous week.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018
The Lakeway Players will be presenting  'Showtune: Celebrating the words & music of Jerry Herman', which is a wonderful uplifting musical revue.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017
Internationally renowned theatre company Frantic Assembly has appointed Kerry Whelan as Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive. Whelan joins Frantic Assembly from BalletBoyz Ltd and will take up his post in January 2018, working together with Artistic Director and co-founder Scott Graham to bring the company's ambitious plans for the future to fruition.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017
LAMBCO Productions presents 'BOYS IN THE BUFF - the Concert,' featuring words & music by Chris Burgess, directed by Adam Scown, with musical direction by Iain Vince-Gatt and choreography by Robbie O'Reilly , at the King's Head Theatre, Islington, 25th November - 9th December 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017
Jerome Robbins, world renowned for his work as a choreographer and director of ballet and theater, film and television, would have been 100 years old on October 11, 2018. In honor of his life and legacy, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, partnering with other institutions across the country and around the world, will celebrate his centennial year through Spring 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018
Upbeat Arts Queensland (formerly the School of Hard Knocks) will present their fifth annual Brisbane concert at The Edge Auditorium, State Library of Queensland at 7pm on Friday 14 December 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
THERE IS NO MRS. SANTA CLAUS!, an original Xmas song with WORDS & MUSIC by MICHAEL E. DANSICKER, will be performed and featured in the holiday concerts of THE GAY MEN'S CHORUS of HARTFORD, Ct., WASHINGTON D.C., and NEW JERSEY this Xmas season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
The innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway will continue in Charlotte on Thursday, November 1 when over 2,000 students and teachers from 22 high schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at the Belk Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
San Antonio-based alt R&B band of brothers, Idyll Green, share the first single from their forthcoming, debut EP, When Love Ends, Be The Water. The track, 'Moonlit Magic,' comes along with a self-directed video, showcasing the band's talent on both sides of the camera.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
Mercury brings the 2017-18 season to a close with 'Four Seasons', a dramatic staged production from the creative minds of Artistic Director Antoine Plante and musician/composer Denis Plante merging words, music and imagination. Well-known Houston actor David Rainey, resident member of The Alley Theatre and Artistic Director of The Landing Theatre Company, joins the orchestra in the lead role for the three-performance theatrical premiere at the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall on Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June 17th.  
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018
The innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway continues in Houston on Thursday, May 17 when 2,500 students and teachers from 26 high schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at the Hobby Center.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Yesterday, BroadwayWorld exclusively broke the news that the two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman will make his highly anticipated return to Broadway in one of the most iconic roles in the musical theater canon, Professor Harold Hill, in Meredith Willson's beloved classic, THE MUSIC MAN.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018
The innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway will continue in Denver (Denver Center for the Performing Arts) on Wednesday, March 21 when 2,700 students and teachers from 38  Denver area high schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at The Buell Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018
World premieres of an oratorio about the Underground Railroad that sets narratives of slaves running for freedom and their lives, and a work that sets poems calling for peace in Farsi, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic, and English: Sanctuary Road, music by Paul Moravec and text by Mark Campbell based upon the writings of William Still, a conductor for the Underground Railroad; and We Are One for chorus and orchestra by Behzad Ranjbaran, both completed within the last year, will be given their first performances by the Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY) led by Music Director Kent Tritle as the culminating concert of the OSNY's 145th season on Monday, May 7, 2018, at Carnegie Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
The innovative educational program that launched at Hamiltonon Broadway will make its debut in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 12when more than 2,150 students and teachers from D.C. metro-area schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at the Kennedy Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
Manchester International Festival today announces the programme for the 2017 Festival, which takes place 29 June - 16 July this year.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017
Pearle Harbour's Chautauqua is a wildly immersive and darkly comic new show by Dora-nominated writer/solo performer Justin Miller, opening August 4, as part of the 2017 SummerWorks Performance Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
Singers, dancers, actors, models, instrumentalists and variety artists will compete at the 22nd Annual World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) July 6 - 14, 2018 in Long Beach, California. This international meet is often cited as the official 'Talent Olympics' for performers and is the only event of its kind!
by Dzifa Benson - Jun 1, 2018
"What's the earliest memory you have of your father?" This is the question, among many, that sets off a process of enquiry into the state of the nation's masculinity and its concerns through the prism of fatherhood in the verbatim play Fatherland. Thrillingly staged, it muscles beyond its documentary origins to excavate beneath the surface of a typically reticent, bloke-y nonchalance with great aplomb.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 4, 2017
BWW speaks to the writer of Above The Mealy-mouthed Sea ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017
Singers, dancers, actors, models, and instrumentalists are competing at the 21st Annual World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) July 1-9, 2017 in Long Beach, California. This international meet is often cited as the official "Talent Olympics" for performers and is the only event of its kind!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017
Pearle Harbour's Chautauqua is a wildly immersive and darkly comic new show by Dora-nominated writer/solo performer Justin Miller, opening August 4, as part of the 2017 SummerWorks Performance Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017
The Skirball Cultural Center proudly presents the twenty-first season of its annual free summertime concert series, Sunset Concerts. Coinciding with the Skirball's latest exhibition, Paul Simon: Words & Music (on view through September 3), the new season draws inspiration from Paul Simon's pioneering efforts to bring world music to pop audiences while building bridges across cultures.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
American violist Matthew Lipman, recipient of a 2015 Avery Fischer Career Grant, makes his Cedille label debut with 'Ascent,' an album featuring, in the artist's words, 'music enraptured by flights of fantasy,' including world-premiere recordings of Dmitri Shostakovich's recently discovered Impromptu for Viola and Piano, Op. 33, and Clarice Assad's 'Metamorfose,' which Lipman commissioned.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018
The Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) at Miami Dade College (MDC) will present Past Tense, a searing and uplifting evening of words, music, and images by acclaimed multimedia artist and MacArthur Award-winner Carrie Mae Weems. Rooted in racial injustice and current tragic events, Past Tense examines contemporary America through the lens of one of the most ancient works in the theatrical canon, Sophocles's Antigone. Past Tense will have one performance at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, at MDC's Wolfson Campus.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents West End star Zachary Morris (Secret Garden, Spring Awakening, Rocky Horror) and international conductor Ben van Tienen (Funny Girl, West Side Story) making their Feinstein's/54 Below debut with Instructions for Dancing, a night of singing and storytelling. In a time filled with so much doubt and unrest, let yourself be transported into their world of acceptance and empowerment, reminding you through their heartfelt stories that we are all good enough as we are. Take a haunting journey through words, music, and consciousness as they cover the songs from Alan Menken and Jerry Herman to Fleetwood Mac and the Magnetic Fields. Mesmerizing and magical, Instructions for Dancing invites you to come and rediscover yourself at Feinstein's/54 Below. Instructions for dancing the album was created by Zach and Ben in 2016 during their time on the Rocky Horror Show and is available for download on all major music retailers. http://www.instructionsfordancing.com
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
San Antonio-based alt R&B band of brothers, Idyll Green, share the first single from their forthcoming, debut EP, When Love Ends, Be The Water. The track, 'Moonlit Magic,' comes along with a self-directed video, showcasing the band's talent on both sides of the camera.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018
UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents the West Coast premiere of contemporary music ensemble Alarm Will Sound's multimedia musical event 1969, about a fabled meeting between avant-garde composer Karlheinz Stockhausen and iconoclastic Beatle John Lennon, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Royce Hall. Tickets for $29 $59 are now available online at cap.ucla.edu, via Ticketmaster, by phone 310-825-2101 and at the UCLA Central Ticket Office.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018
Eric Carle's iconic creatures crawl from page to stage with the help of a marvelous menagerie of 75 magical puppets.  Colorful and kinetic, this adaptation captures all the charm of Carle's original tales and illustrations, while conveying simple messages about the value of creativity, belonging, and growth.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019
Today Music Director Elisa Citterio unveiled Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra's 2019/20 season, which highlights the freshness and vigour at the heart of everything Tafelmusik undertakes. Old meets new in unprecedented ways, including Tafelmusik's first-ever foray into the music of the late Romantic composer Tchaikovsky, a new multimedia program by Alison Mackay, the return of Vesuvius Ensemble, six world premieres by living composers, and Tafelmusik premieres of Lotti's Missa Sapientiae and of Citterio's own orchestral arrangement of Bach's Goldberg Variations. Citterio's debut Tafelmusik recording, Vivaldi con amore, will be released in September 2019, and a live recording of A Handel Celebration takes place at Koerner Hall in May 2020. In November 2019 Tafelmusik returns to Europe for the first time in a decade, with soprano Karina Gauvin, and the critically acclaimed Safe Haven multimedia program will travel across Ontario in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Join the MAC's New England Guitar Society for Ali Ryerson and Joe Carter's Viva Musica Brasileira on Saturday, March 9th! The Brazilian flute and guitar duo will provide a master class at 2pm, followed by an evening performance of cool Brazilian Jazz on flute and guitar at 8pm at Milford Arts Council, the MAC in downtown Milford CT at 40 Railroad Avenue South.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018
Upbeat Arts Queensland (formerly the School of Hard Knocks) will present their fifth annual Brisbane concert at The Edge Auditorium, State Library of Queensland at 7pm today 14 December 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017
Pearle Harbour's Chautauqua is a wildly immersive and darkly comic new show by Dora-nominated writer/solo performer Justin Miller, opening August 4, as part of the 2017 SummerWorks Performance Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017
Consummate Soul Man Chris Pierce is set to release the ultimate 60's/Muscle Shoals vintage album “You've Got To Feel It!” September 15 on Calabama Recordings.
by Marianka Swain - Apr 30, 2018
London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From meaty revivals to the open-air theatres opening their doors, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018
World premieres of an oratorio about the Underground Railroad that sets narratives of slaves running for freedom and their lives, and a work that sets poems calling for peace in Farsi, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic, and English: Sanctuary Road, music by Paul Moravec and text by Mark Campbell based upon the writings of William Still, a conductor for the Underground Railroad; and We Are One for chorus and orchestra by Behzad Ranjbaran, both completed within the last year, will be given their first performances by the Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY) led by Music Director Kent Tritle as the culminating concert of the OSNY's 145th season on Monday, May 7, 2018, at Carnegie Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018
The innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway will continue in St. Louis on Wednesday, April 11 when 3,900 students and teachers from 42 high schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.