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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 - 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 - 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 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 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.