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by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2010
The author of the longest-running Broadway comedy of the past fifty years, Albert Innaurato, has uncapped his pen to adapt one of his favorite plays, Beaumarchais' The Marriage of Figaro, and will direct a staged reading of his newest work under the auspices of the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at the University of the Arts in the Caplan Studio Theater, 211 S. Broad St., on October 21-25, 2010.
by Michael J. Roberts - Oct 24, 2007
Ana Gasteyer who stars as Fosca and Director Gary Griffin discuss the current production of 'Passion'. Ana and Gary also tell us about their other career highlights including Gasteyer's roles in Wicked, Three Penny Opera and Funny Girl. Griffin reflects on the Color Purple and The Apple Tree.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010
The author of the longest-running Broadway comedy of the past fifty years, Albert Innaurato, has uncapped his pen to adapt one of his favorite plays, Beaumarchais' The Marriage of Figaro, and will direct a staged reading of his newest work under the auspices of the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at the University of the Arts in the Caplan Studio Theater, 211 S. Broad St., on October 21-25, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2010
The author of the longest-running Broadway comedy of the past fifty years, Albert Innaurato, has uncapped his pen to adapt one of his favorite plays, Beaumarchais' The Marriage of Figaro, and will direct a staged reading of his newest work under the auspices of the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at the University of the Arts in the Caplan Studio Theater, 211 S. Broad St., on October 21-25, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2009
In January 2010, The New York Philharmonic This Week - the two-hour, national, weekly radio program of concerts by the New York Philharmonic, hosted by Emmy Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin - begins with a Summertime Classics program from July 3-4, 2009, with conductor Bramwell Tovey: Gershwin's Strike Up the Band, Variations on "I Got Rhythm," and Rhapsody in Blue with Marc-Andre Hamelin as soloist; Copland's Appalachian Spring Suite; and Sousa's Hands Across the Sea March and Washington Post March. The following week, Music Director Alan Gilbert leads the Orchestra in Webern's Im Sommerwind, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23, with Leif Ove Andsnes as soloist, Webern's Symphony, Op. 21, and Schumann's Symphony No. 2. The third January broadcast, also conducted by Mr. Gilbert, features Yefim Bronfman as soloist in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2, with Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 concluding the program. In the final January broadcast, Mr. Gilbert conducts Haydn's Symphony No. 49, La passione; John Adams's The Wound-Dresser, with baritone Thomas Hampson, the Orchestra's Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence; Schubert's Symphony in B minor, Unfinished; and Berg's Three Orchestral Pieces.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2010
Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in his first free Memorial Day Concert, Monday, May 31, 2010, at 8:00 p.m., at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street. This will be the 19th annual free Memorial Day Concert offered by the New York Philharmonic, a tradition begun in 1992 as a gift to the people of New York City. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Music will also be piped out onto the adjacent Pulpit Green, weather permitting.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011
Producers Julian Schlossberg and Letty Aronson are proud to announce that the world premiere production of RELATIVELY SPEAKING, three one-act comedies by the prolific writing trio of Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen, directed by John Turturro, will arrive on Broadway this fall.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2010
The Terza Domenica Heritage Series event at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum on Sunday, April 18 at 1 p.m. will be a booksigning and presentation by author Dianne Hales of her acclaimed book La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2010
The New York Philharmonic will release four individual concert recordings featuring works performed during Music Director Alan Gilbert's inaugural season. The recordings, which consist of concerts selected by Mr. Gilbert, will be available for download through several major online music stores beginning today.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011
When acclaimed actor-director John Turturro was invited to make a film about Neapolitan music, he was intrigued and traveled to Naples to meet the artists living and working there. He was utterly blown away by the abundance of talent he found, and what was meant to be a straightforward documentary quickly transformed into a wild fantasia.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2009
Acclaimed British tenor and 2007 Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts will be thrilling US concert stages this summer and you can win the chance for a pair of tickets to see him right here on BWW! There is still time to win June tickets!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2009
Acclaimed British tenor and 2007 Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts will be thrilling US concert stages this summer and you can win the chance for a pair of tickets to see him right here on BWW!
by BWW - Jul 27, 2009
The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center today announces several additions to the creative team for Wonderland: Alice's New Musical Adventure. According to producer Judith Lisi, president and CEO of TBPAC, Marguerite Derricks will choreograph the production and Ron Melrose will serve as music supervisor and provide vocal and dance arrangements as well as incidental music. Susan Hilferty, Neil Patel and Paul Gallo will design the costumes, sets and lights respectively, while Jon Weston will design the sound and Sven Ortel will design video and projections.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2008
Manhattan Theatre Club announced casting for two of its upcoming productions: ROMANTIC POETRY, the world premiere musical by John Patrick Shanley and Henry Krieger, and RUINED, a world premiere play by Lynn Nottage.
by - Jan 9, 2010
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/9/2010.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2010
Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical Wonderland about Alice, a children's book writer in Manhattan who is suffering through a creative block, estranged from her husband and alienated from her daughter. It takes a trip to a strange-yet-familiar Wonderland for her to regain her life's balance and again find the love and everyday magic that reside in us all - if we know how to look. With a book by Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War), lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), and directed by Gregory Boyd, Wonderland begins previews Friday, January 15, opens officially Wednesday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, February 14.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010
Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical Wonderland about Alice, a children's book writer in Manhattan who is suffering through a creative block, estranged from her husband and alienated from her daughter. It takes a trip to a strange-yet-familiar Wonderland for her to regain her life's balance and again find the love and everyday magic that reside in us all - if we know how to look. With a book by Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War), lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), and directed by Gregory Boyd, Wonderland begins previews Friday, January 15, opens officially Wednesday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, February 14.
by - Jan 16, 2010
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/16/2010.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2010
Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Haydn's Symphony No. 49, La passione; the Orchestra's first performance of John Adams's The Wound-Dresser, with baritone Thomas Hampson, The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, as soloist; Schubert's Symphony in B minor, Unfinished; and Berg's Three Orchestral Pieces, Thursday, January 14, 2010, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, January 15 at 2:00 p.m., and Saturday, January 16, at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2010
Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Haydn's Symphony No. 49, La passione; the Orchestra's first performance of John Adams's The Wound-Dresser, with baritone Thomas Hampson, The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, as soloist; Schubert's Symphony in B minor, Unfinished; and Berg's Three Orchestral Pieces, Thursday, January 14, 2010, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, January 15 at 2:00 p.m., and Saturday, January 16, at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2010
The New York Philharmonic's EUROPE / WINTER 2010 tour, the Orchestra's first journey to Europe under the baton of Music Director Alan Gilbert, has concluded following two sold-out concerts at the Barbican Centre in London, England.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2009
Legendary designers WILLIAM IVEY LONG and BOB CROWLEY are among the four recipients of the 2009 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards. Five-time Tony Award winning costume designer William Ivey Long will receive the 2009 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for theatrical costume design, and, for his achievements as both a costume and scenic designer, Bob Crowley (also a five-time Tony Award winner) will receive the TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards' special Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatrical Design at a ceremony on Friday, March 27, at the Hudson Theatre in New York City.
by - Feb 14, 2011
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by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010
Alley Theatre's world premiere of the new musical Wonderland will close on Sunday, February 14.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2009
Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Haydn's Symphony No. 49, La passione; the Orchestra's first performance of John Adams's The Wound-Dresser, with baritone Thomas Hampson, The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, as soloist; Schubert's Symphony in B minor, Unfinished; and Berg's Three Orchestral Pieces, Thursday, January 14, 2010, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, January 15 at 2:00 p.m., and Saturday, January 16, at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2009
The New York Philharmonic announces details about recordings being released from January-March 2010 as part of the Alan Gilbert: The Inaugural Season iTunes Pass - the new digital music series available exclusively from the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com and nyphil.org/itunes). Eight new releases comprising 21 works will become available over the three months.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2005
Joining Harvey Fierstein in the Vegas production of Hairspray is Dick Latessa who originated the role on Broadway and won a Tony for his portrayal of 'Wilbur Turnblad' according to Variety.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010
Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in his first free Memorial Day Concert, Monday, May 31, 2010, at 8:00 p.m., at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street. This will be the 19th annual free Memorial Day Concert offered by the New York Philharmonic, a tradition begun in 1992 as a gift to the people of New York City. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Music will also be piped out onto the adjacent Pulpit Green, weather permitting.
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 23, 2010
Today, we present the final section of the Sondheim Palooza for this week with a discussion of Sondheim's work in the last two decades. The shows themselves stand as solid proof that this is a composer/lyricist still at the absolute height of his abilities and at the top of his game, as we can very clearly hear in the scores for ASSASSINS, PASSION, THE FROGS and ROAD SHOW...
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2010
The Terza Domenica Heritage Series event at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum on Sunday, April 18 at 1 p.m. will be a booksigning and presentation by author Dianne Hales of her acclaimed book La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language.
by Paulo Afonso De Lima - Apr 11, 2011
A new production of EVITA, the first one conceived and designed by a Brazilian creative team, opened to rave reviews at TEATRO ALFA, São Paulo, Brazil.