Honour Broadway

by Juan Michael Porter II - Oct 31, 2019
Under Michael Novak's artistic direction Paul Taylor American Modern Dance's dancers look smashing and ready to begin a new era while continuing to honour their forefather who passed away just over a year ago.
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
The Personal History of David Copperfield leads the list of nominations for the 2019 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), announced this morning by British actors Naomi Ackie and Joe Cole at the Regent Street Cinema. Armando Iannucci's fresh take on Dickens' novel about the ups and downs in the life of its eponymous character is recognised for Best British Independent Film and Best Screenplay sponsored by BBC Films, amongst nine other awards. Dev Patel is nominated for Best Actor, with co-stars Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie competing in the respective Supporting categories. The film also features heavily in the technical categories with nominations for Best Casting sponsored by Casting Society of America & Spotlight, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Editing sponsored by Intermission Film, Best Make Up & Hair Design sponsored by MAC Cosmetics and Best Production Design sponsored by Studio Juice.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
According to The Stage, the inaugural Black British Theatre Awards took place at Old Finsbury Town Hall in London on October 27.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
The world premiere of Taking the Waters combines live performance, sung voice, bunraku puppets and object theatre with stunning and multi-layered shadow scenes to tell the complex story and emotional experience of being a carer for the dying. It  can be seen at Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre from 20 a?" 30 November as part of the Darebin Arts Speakeasy 2019 season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019
Cinestaan Film Company's animated feature 'Bombay Rose', created, written and directed by Gitanjali Rao has won the Silver Hugo in the New Directors Competition at the prestigious Chicago International Film Festival. Close on the heels of bagging two awards- 'India Gold Silver Gateway Award' and the Manish Acharya Award for 'New Voices in Indian Cinema' at the 21st Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival With Star, this win was a cause for dual celebration.
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
New wave pioneers Rational Youth are releasing a deluxe expanded and remastered edition of their seminal 1982 debut album 'Cold War Night Life' on both CD and double gatefold vinyl. This special edition is being issued via Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Where is the line? This is the central question of a trilogy of short plays to be workshopped at JBA Studios brand new Black Box Theatre (https://jebbeach.com) Nov 29th to December 1st, 2019.
by Isabella Perrone - Nov 6, 2019
When it comes to covering popular music, navigating the space between individual interpretation while still respecting the original artist's work could be a daunting task. And when the artists whose music is being covered are household names and legends in every way, there's also the need to ensure their fans appreciate the changes made in the reimagining.
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Today, Frontier Touring and Love Police are pleased to announce that Grammy Award-winner John Paul White – one half of acclaimed Americana, folk and country duo The Civil Wars – will head to Australia for the very first time in April 2020, as special guest of JohnPrine. White will join the storytelling icon at shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide next autumn, as Prine returns to our shores next year due to overwhelming demand. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Presented by the Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (AELAQ) and the Quebec Writers' Federation (QWF), the Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair invites booklovers to browse, buy and get books signed just in time for holiday gift-giving. There are hundreds of new titles including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, books for kids, award-winners and bestsellers, plus fun activities for all ages and acclaimed local authors. This free event takes place in the atrium of the McConnell Building at Concordia University on Saturday Nov. 30 & Sunday Dec. 1.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Building on last year's both critical and popular success with Birthmark, combined with this season's opener, the triumphant HONOUR: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan, Teesri Duniya Theatre's (TDT) Artistic Director Rahul Varma is honoured to announce the company's 38th season, their biggest one evera?"Are We There Yet?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Outside Edge Theatre Company celebrates its 20th birthday this November as the UK's only theatre company and participatory arts charity focused on addiction. To mark this momentous occasion OETC hosted an evening of performances at Troubadour Theatre (White City) on November 1st. As well as reflecting on the success of the past twenty years, the evening looked towards the future by announcing a new script competition to be judged by multi-award-winning playwright Enda Walsh and other leading theatre industry figures.
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 29, 2019
Magnificent Bastard Productions reveal the latest Christmas ace up their sleeve, presenting A Pissedmas Carol. In true Shit-faced Showtime fashion, they grab a beloved story and transform it into a jolly ol' drunken time by having a member of the cast highly inebriated before the curtain goes up.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
It is more than forty years since Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg first met and began a collaboration that would change the course of musical theatre history with their musicals Les Misérables and Miss Saigon.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Comedian, author and, most recently, idiot who agreed to be tortured on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!, Shappi Khorsandi is a woman of many parts, but live comedy is where she's in her element. Following her 2019 tour, which included a sold-out 7 night run at Edinburgh's Fringe Festival, Shappi is delighted to be extending her tour in to 2020 with a further 12 dates announced between February and May next year.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Following on from their critically and commercially successful 2019 season, The Barn Theatre have announced the seven productions that form their 2020 Built By Barn season, which includes the world premiere of Vicki Berwick's stage adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's The Mozart Question, directed by Olivier and Tony award winner John Caird.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Casting has this week been revealed for the upcoming UK tour of Ali Milles' brand new thriller The Croft, which comes to Coventry's Belgrade Theatre from 15-18 April as part of its Spring Season 2020. Based on a true story, this bold and haunting new play sets its scene in a remote region of the Scottish Highlands.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
Ngā Taonga Appoints New Tumu Whakarae - Chief Executive   The Board of Trustees of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision has appointed Honiana Love as the archive's new Tumu Whakarae - Chief Executive. Honiana has been acting as interim Chief Executive since July following the resignation of Rebecca Elvy.   Chair of the Board of Trustees Simon Murdoch says: a?oeHaving received applications from several high-calibre candidates it was clear that Honiana was the person who best met our criteria for the job and we are delighted that she has accepted our offer of the role.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
Drew Cain and Simon Roberts play David / Alec and Tom / Patrick respectively in The Original Theatre Company's new thriller, The Croft by Ali Milles. They join the previously announced Gwen Taylor as Enid, Caroline Harker as Suzanne / Ruth and Lucy Doyle as Laura / Eilene. The UK tour begins at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham on 22 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra has the privilege to host soloists of the highest caliber in its ranks. On several occasions, these masterful musicians team up to create ensembles that honour us with precious moments of wonderful music.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
January concerts at The Royal Conservatory of Music: 21C Music Festival Against the Grain Theatre's Ayre and other works by Osvaldo Golijov Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 8pm | Artist Talk at 7pm | Koerner Hall Osvaldo Golijov has been awarded Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellowships, has won two Grammy Awards for composition, and was Musical America's Composer of the Year in 2006. 21C goes deep into his catalogue with Ayre, a thrill to experience with its lush fusion of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean folk melodies. Starring Canadian soprano Miriam Khalil and staged by AtG's Joel Ivany, Juno-nominated Ayre is presented along with other works such as Mariel, K'vakarat, and Tenebrae. An all-star roster of musicians includes Jamey Haddad (percussion), Barry Shiffman (violin and viola), Michael Ward-Bergman (accordion), Juan Gabriel Olivares (clarinet) Beverley Johnston (percussion), Jeremy Flower (laptop and electronics), Roberto Occhipinti (bass), and Cantor Alex Stein.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
Shamone! The festive season is set to become a thrilling musical experience as one of the world's most-loved tribute productions pays homage to the legendary pop icon, Michael Jackson, in HIStory: King of Pop, in Johannesburg next month.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
The winners of the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards, in association with Michael Kors, were revealed at a ceremony tonight at the London Coliseum.
by Monica Moore - Nov 22, 2019
Want to see a heart-warming, unexpectedly clever spoof? Commissioned and developed by Silo Theatre with funding assistance of Creative New Zealand and Silo Theatre's Patron Donors, the 'Bollywood' spaghetti western is a superb mix of light and breezy, with an undercurrent of serious political and media commentary.
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
ITV has announced the commission of Des, a three part drama which follows the arrest and trial of serial killer Dennis Nilsen, known as Des. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Fresh off a recently announced rebrand to coincide with its 30th anniversary season, Avant Bard Theatre announces Scripts In Play: Season 30, featuring a special presentation of Happenstance Theater's BrouHaHa at Theatre on the Run.
by Barry Lenny - Nov 21, 2019
Darkness and laughter mix intoxicatingly well.
by Juan Michael Porter II - Nov 21, 2019
Donald McKayle was well represented at Lincoln Center on November 12th, 2019 with performances that touched on three periods of his long life as a choreographer and educator.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Anna Wintour will co-host a special performance of Broadway's TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to benefit RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Artistic Director Adam Brazier has revealed select casting for The 2020 Charlottetown Festival, including the leads for Anne of Green Gables-The Musical and The Drowsy Chaperone.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
The renowned maestro of Indian classical dance and a member of the Rajya Sabha, Dr Sonal Mansingh was conferred this year's prestigious a?oeSumitra Charat Ram Award' for Lifetime Achievement on Sunday, November 17th, 2019 in New Delhi's Kamani Auditorium. The award was given by the capital's premier organisation for art and culture, Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, as a mark of respect to its founder Shrimati Sumitra Charat Ram.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
As part of the launch of the Semaine québécoise des rencontres interculturelles (SQRI), the Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) and Culture pour tous have released the names of the 2019 Charles Biddle Award recipients. This honour highlights the input of immigrants to Quebec whose personal or professional commitment contributes to the province's cultural and artistic development.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2019
Following their recent European success, the Australian Chamber Choir returns to Australian shores to present their final concert for 2019, Keys to Heaven featuring music by composers of the Sistine Chapel a?" Allegri, Josquin and Palestrina
by Walter McBride - Nov 16, 2019
EIleen Atkins, currently starring in The Height of the Storm on Broadway, has been honored with a portrait at Sardi's!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
The Abbey Theatre Gala is an annual celebration of Ireland's National Theatre. Hosted by the Westbury Hotel, on Thursday 14th November, this year's event honoured Irish playwright Thomas Kilroy for his contribution to Irish theatre.
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
London-based singer-songwriter Cameron Bloomfield has unveiled the double release of new single 'Wanted' and new EP 'The Morning After', out now via Manchild Creations.
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 15, 2019
The final installment of the Royal Shakespeare Company's season in London sees Artistic Director Gregory Doran's Measure for Measure coming into town. The choice of play is momentous, as it's historically the Bard's only active denunciation of men's unfair treatment of women. Doran sets the piece in a turn-of-the-Century Vienna that's torn between the lasciviousness of its brothels and strict ideals of conservative purity.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
vIt's improv... but not as you know it! Move over short games, and make way for a fully improvised feature length comic book. Each month at the Museum of Comedy the eight-strong group of comedy improvisers known as Hivemind Improv shape a Marvel-inspired blockbuster around a superhero created by the crowd.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Elmhurst Ballet School in Birmingham is celebrating international recognition for its Performance Enhancement Coach, Nico Kolokythas, who received the esteemed Dance Educator Award 2019 at the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) conference in Canada, acknowledging his work and research in the field of dance science and education.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Adelaide Festival Centre's star-studded Walk of Fame is today announcing four new names in recognition of the powerful performances and hit shows presented at its venues in 2018.
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 13, 2019
Former Artistic Director of The Other Palace and full-time producer Paul Taylor-Mills opened a new theatre back in August. Well known for his productions of cult musicals, he's now brought a new version of High Fidelity to his own Turbine Theatre. We jumped on the phone to have a chat with him right after press night to hear about his job as a producer and the noise that surrounds his shows.
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Due to phenomenal demand, A Thousand Horses have upgraded the venue for their very special UK show next week on November 19th, moving from the intimate room at 229 Venue, to the much bigger main room. Tickets are on sale and available here.
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Following a sensational string of packed-out shows across the UK, today SHEAFS are pleased to announce a fresh run of shows for March 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Catching people's eyes from the moment they quirkily launched themselves onto the scene in 2018 in a TEDx appearance rather than a gig, the VanIves are going places. Winners of Best Newcomer at the Scottish Alternative Music Awards last month, they have now been announced as opening the High Street Stage at Edinburgh's Hogmanay 19.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
David Pugh and Theatre by the Lake have announced that their highly acclaimed production of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA will run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow in 2020 as part of 40th anniversary UK tour.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching is a thought-provoking new work by playwright Tara L. Wilson Noth. It will have a limited workshop engagement through November 23, at the Stephanie Feury Theatre, 5636 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles. In the play by the new playwright, a lawyer is tasked with representing a black teenager accused of murder. In her search for the truth, she is forced to face her own devastating truths about marriage, race and the woman she's chosen to be.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
Internationally acclaimed choreographer and former Artistic Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB), David Bintley CBE has today become Vice President of bbodance. Bintley agreed to join the 90-year-old organisation after watching bbodance students perform at their biggest annual event, Dance Days. 'After that performance, I'm going to have to say yes,' he stated at the time.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
David Pugh and Theatre by the Lake have announced that their highly acclaimed production of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA, which toured the UK earlier this year, will have a 40th anniversary production in 2020, once again touring the UK and starring Stephen Tompkinson as Frank and Jessica Johnson as Rita.  The production is directed by Max Roberts.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2019
It has been one almighty year for ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Human Nature and to top it all off, there is now a dedicated display in a new section of the Australian Music Vault celebrating their 30-year legacy.
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