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OSF's Summer Festival Noons Series to Continue Through Labor Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has unveiled its August/early September Summer Festival Noons schedule, which features a wide variety of opportunities to engage on a deeper level with the OSF company and the works on its stages, six days a week. (more...)

Adam Davenport's 'My Return Address is You' Is Billboard Breakout
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Rising talents Adam Davenport and Shanica Knowles secured the #4 Breakout on the Billboard Dance Club chart for the week ending August 5th with 'My Return Address is You,' ahead of Selena Gomez's 'Bad Liar.' (more...)

Todd Marcus Quintet and St. Petersburg Piano Quartet to Play Music Mountain This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with an encore performance by the St. Petersburg Piano Quartet on Sunday, August 20 (3pm) featuring Brahms, Shostakovich, and Schumann. Jazz ensemble Todd Marcus Quintet makes its Music Mountain debut Saturday, August 19 (6:30pm). (more...)

John Pizzarelli's New Album 'Sinatra & Jobim @ 50' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Two of John Pizzarelli's greatest influences, Frank Sinatra and the bossa nova composer Antonio Carlos Jobim, joined forces in 1967 to present a softer, sultrier side of Sinatra on the heels of 'That's Life' and 'Strangers in the Night.' (more...)

Alley Theatre Adds Performances of Alfred Hitchcock's THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Due to popular demand, the Alley Theatre announces additional performances of the 2017 ExxonMobil Summer Chills production Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, extending the play through September 3. (more...)

elrow Bollywood Coming to NYC's Electric Zoo Over Labor Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

elrow, the legendary party series produced by Spain's Arnau family since the 1800's, is one of the most beloved dance music institutions in all of Europe. This Labor Day Weekend on Sunday, September 3, elrow's Bollywood spectacular dance party returns to NYC's longest running and largest electronic music festival--Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro--marking its only North American event this year. (more...)

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Shaina Taub and More to Lead Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Musical at the Delacorte
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, and the company has just been announced! (more...)

Talent from Cuba, Mexico and More Slated for Steppenwolf's Fall 2017 LookOut Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Steppenwolf's LookOut Series, now in its second year, announces a thrilling variety of artists for their fall lineup with talent hailing from as far as Cuba and Mexico to our own Chicago community. Since launching in June 2016, the LookOut Series has hosted more than 600 artists in 162 performances of 73 unique engagements, entertaining over 8,300 patrons in Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre. (more...)

Blake Shelton and The Oak Ridge Boys Get 'Animated' in DOING IT TO COUNTRY SONGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Oak Ridge Boys morph into animated characters in Blake Shelton's new video "Doing It to Country Songs," which features Blake as "Buck Shelton" and as a William Lee Golden as possum, Joe Bonsall as a beaver, Duane Allen as a fox, and Richard Sterban as a frog. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now invigorates New York City January 7-20, 2018, with the sixth annual showcase of progressive opera and music-theatre, curated by co-founding directors Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of Beth Morrison Projects) and Kim Whitener (of HERE), along with newly appointed co-director Jecca Barry (of Beth Morrison Projects). Since its launch in 2013, the Prototype Festival has presented a phenomenal 32 new works across five seasons, propelling the industry forward as a first-rate presenter and influencer. (more...)

St. Petersburg Piano Quartet to Play All-Beethoven Program at Music Mountain
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its blockbuster season with another weekend of exceptional music. St. Petersburg Piano Quartet offers an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, August 13 (3pm) and first-time guest Ryan Keberle & Catharsis offer an evening of jazz on Saturday, August 12 (6:30pm). Concerts are scheduled thru September 17. (more...)

The Metropolitan Opera's 2017 Summer HD Festival Will Offer Free Screenings of Met Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera's annual Summer HD Festival, which presents free outdoor screenings of operas on Lincoln Center Plaza, will return for the ninth time this summer, with one screening each night from Saturday, August 26, to Monday September 4 (Labor Day). The series will present nine recent performances from the company's acclaimed Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, with its production of Tristan und Isolde being shown over two evenings due to its length. As a prelude to the festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, in association with the Met, will present Ingmar Bergman's classic film, The Magic Flute, on Friday, August 25. (more...)

2017 Air Show Will Rock the Runway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The 2017 Cleveland National Air Show presented by Discount Drug Mart will feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and will take place Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 2, 3 & 4) at Burke Lakefront Airport in downtown Cleveland.  (more...)

Full Count Big Band and More to Continue Bickford Summer Jazzfest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Following the sold-out opening for Bickford Summer Jazzfest, the party continues with three more great concerts on July 20, July 24, and August 3. The hot swinging jazz will be combined with the area's best Food Trucks on-site for tailgate picnics before each concert. (more...)

Candice Guardino to Bring One-Woman Hit ITALIAN BRED to Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Actor and comedian Candice Guardino brings her hit one-woman show 'Italian Bred' to the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre for two performances on August 5 and August 6. (more...)

Aeolus String Quartet, Ben Kono Group to Make Music Mountain Debuts This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th Season with two Music Mountain debuts! The Aeolus String Quartet, with guest artist Geoffrey Burleson, piano, performs Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Franck on Sunday, August 6 (3pm) and The Ben Kono Group plays sophisticated, contemporary jazz on Saturday, August 5 (6:30pm). Concerts are scheduled thru September 17. (more...)

Electric Zoo & SiriusXM Announce the Launch of Electric Zoo Radio
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

With its return to Randall's Island this Labor Day Weekend (September 1 - 3), ELECTRIC ZOO THE 6TH BORO-New York City's premier electronic music festival launches its weekly ELECTRIC ZOO RADIO SHOW series on SiriusXM this summer. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's JUNK Announces Stars Joining Steven Pasquale at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ito Aghayere, Phillip James Brannon, Tony Carlin, Caroline Hewitt, Rick Holmes, Ted Koch, Teresa Avia Lim, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Nate Miller, Ethan Phillips, Matthew Rauch, Matthew Saldivar, Michael Siberry, Miriam Silverman, Joey Slotnick, and Henry Stram will join Steven Pasquale to comprise the cast of its upcoming production of Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes. (more...)

The Revolution U.S. Tour Adds Additional Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

THE REVOLUTION, the band Prince himself formed, have added more dates to their growing U.S. tour. The group has been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love from fans across the country. (more...)

STAIRWAY TO STARDOM to Launch HERE's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

HERE begins its 2017-2018 producing season with Stairway to Stardom, a world premiere Resident Artist production by Amanda Szeglowski / cakeface, commencing the 25th Anniversary of this award-winning, boundary-stretching institution. Stairway to Stardom, developed through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP), will have 10 performances from September 12 - 23 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street), launching this milestone season. (more...)

Tanglewood OPERA GALA PROGRAM Begins 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

On Saturday, August 26, at 8 p.m. soprano Kristine Opolais and bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel join BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus for an evening of opera and song,including Act II of Puccini's Tosca. In addition to Ms. Opolais in the title role and Sir Bryn as Scarpia, the Tanglewood Festival performance of Tosca will feature tenor Russell Thomas as Cavaradossi, bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel as Scarpia, tenor Matthew DiBattista as Spoletta, and baritone Douglas Williams as Sciarrone (in his BSO debut). Ms. Opolais and Sir Bryn recently performed Tosca in concert together at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod on July 4, 2017, under conductor Gareth Jones. (more...)

Texas Nonprofit Theatres, Inc. Announces Acts for the 2017 Fort Worth Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Texas Nonprofit Theatres, Inc. (TNT) is excited to announce the acts for the Second Annual Fort Worth Fringe Festival (FW Fringe)! This year's event will be over Labor Day Weekend - Sep. 1 & 2, 2017 and take place in the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. (more...)

Be Not Afeared! HE-MANLET is Here! New Millennium Begins Its 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

New Millennium Theatre Company (NMTC) presents: The Tragedy of He-Manlet, Prince of Eternia (more...)

INDUSTRY: Theater Report- August 7th, 2017, Take a Look at the Broadway Real Estate for the Upcoming Season
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 7, 2017

Even though we are in the slow summer season for theatre news, show and casting announcements have been slowly trickling in so that the 2017-2018 Broadway season is beginning to come into sharper focus. The slate is filled with high-profile offerings like FROZEN and HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, exciting revivals including M. BUTTERFLY, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and MY FAIR LADY, intriguing new works like THE BAND'S VISIT and JUNK, and curious newcomers, i.e. SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS and ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE. (more...)

Music Mountain Presents Daedalus String Quartet Plus Michael Berkeley & Friends
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88th season with Daedalus String Quartet with Tanya Bannister, piano, on Sunday, August 27 (3pm) performing Beethoven and Brahms. Michael Berkeley presents the best of Broadway on Saturday, August 26 (6:30pm)! Concerts are scheduled thru September 17. (more...)

World's Most Expensive Dress Comes to Ripley's Believe It or Not! in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017


Kidz Theatre Presents the World Premiere of PERFECT!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

This Labor Day weekend, Kidz Theater will present the world premiere of Perfect!, A New Musical for young audiences from the songwriting team of Willa Bassen and Nick Robertson (Dido the Queen, Hall Pass), directed by Kidz Theater Founder and Artistic Director, Kristen Caesar, music directed by Michael Liepper, with generous support from The Speranza Foundation. (more...)

Celebrate California Wine Month in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

September marks the 13 th annual California Wine Month, and it's the perfect time to experience the annual harvest season. Wine enthusiasts can enjoy special tastings, festivals, concerts, wine and food offerings and more at wineries and other venues throughout the state. (more...)

Andrea Arvanigian Earns Her Equity Membership Through the Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Barn Theatre has just announced that returning Apprentice, Andrea Arvanigian, is the Barn's newest Actors' Equity Association member! She is the second Apprentice this season to earn Equity Membership. (more...)

The Costume Institute's 'REI KAWAKUBO/COMME DES GARCONS' Exhibition to Close Labor Day
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between, The Costume Institute's spring 2017 exhibition at The Met Fifth Avenue, closes on Monday, September 4. (more...)

Vocalist Keith A. Dames & Guitarist Marvin Horne Set for Harlem's Farafina Cafe and Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Vocalist / bandleader Keith A. Dames and guitarist Marvin Horne wrap up the Labor Day weekend with two sets of live jazz at the Farafina Cafe & Lounge Harlem (1813 Amsterdam Ave,) on September 4, 2017. (more...)

Fire Island Pines Arts Project Presents SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

This Labor Day weekend, Fire Island Pines Arts Project brings to Whyte Hall 'Sondheim on Sondheim', an intimate portrait of the famed song writer in his own words .... and music. (more...)

Ocean Grove Presents the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, Conducted by Father Alphonse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association (OGCMA) will close its 2017 season of Great Family Entertainment on Saturday, September 2nd with 'Red, White and Broadway,' featuring The Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea conducted by New Jersey's beloved Father Alphonse Stephens, with special guest vocalist Ken Waaser. (more...)

2017 SAUSALITO ART FESTIVAL Announced for Labor Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

More than 260 award-winning artists from around the country and some 30,000 patrons will converge on Sausalito's beautiful waterfront this Labor Day weekend for the annual Sausalito Art Festival.  (more...)

Mixed Magic Exult Choir to Hold 10th Annual Greatness of Gospel Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

The dynamic Mixed Magic Theatre Exult Choir, under the direction of Kim Pitts-Wiley and Delbert Collins, presents COLORWAYS, It's 10th Annual Greatness of Gospel Concert. (more...)

Kim Kardashian West to Co-Host LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, 8/28
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Social media phenomenon, reality TV superstar and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian West will join Ryan Seacrest as guest co-host on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN on Monday, August 28, 2017. (more...)

CORNucopia Returns to Philipsburg Manor this Labor Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

A sweet way to send off summer, CORNucopia returns to Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow this Labor Day weekend. Families looking for the perfect way to wrap a summer of fun can check out the crafts, live music, and tasty treats at this celebration of all things corny. The event takes place Saturday through Monday, Sept. 2-4, from 10am-5pm each day. (more...)

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Announces 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC) is marking its 10th anniversary season featuring the concert version of the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning RENT by Adelphi graduate Jonathan Larson; multiple Grammy winner Bruce Hornsby; powerhouse Broadway singer and Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez; star of stage and screen Lucie Arnaz and much more. Tickets are now on sale at the box office or online at (more...)

The Amazing Kreskin Presents 'Achieve Your Peak' Performance at Lily Dale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Do you have plans this Labor Day weekend? Now you do! Reserve your tickets now to watch The Amazing Kreskin show you how to Achieve Your Peak Performance. (more...)

Libraries Reach New Heights for Summer Reading During June and July
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017


Three World Premieres Set for The Catastrophic Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Catastrophic Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 season, which is slated to be the theatre's most ambitious season yet. The new season includes three world premieres, an avant-garde classic, and more. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Theater Report- August 16th, 2017, GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, Roundabout's Two New Shows
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 16, 2017

It has been a wild beginning to the week in terms of Broadway announcements, as not one, not two, but three shows announced main stem intentions for the next year. First, Monday brought a surprise Broadway announcement, as Ken Davenport and his fellow producers announced that the long-gestating original musical GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER will be coming to Broadway's Belasco Theatre beginning in July of 2018. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Hosts FAMILY DAY on 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Three of Sarasota's lead cultural organizations are joining forces this Labor Day weekend to present the first-ever FAMILY DAY Celebration. Combining arts exploration, education, and workshops, this special event provides youth and adults alike with a free and fun-filled day of arts and educational programs for the whole family. (more...)

Shanghai String Quartet and Qing Jiang Set for Music Mountain's Labor Day Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with a holiday weekend of music on September 2 & 3 by the outstanding Shanghai String Quartet! (more...)

The Mixed Magic Theatre Exult Choir Announces COLORWAYS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

The dynamic Mixed Magic Theatre Exult Choir, under the direction of Kim Pitts-Wiley and Delbert Collins, presents COLORWAYS, It's 10th Annual Greatness of Gospel Concert. (more...)

Barn Theatre School Announces Newest Equity Member
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that returning Apprentice, Jonnie Carpathios, is the Barn's newest Actors' Equity Association member! (more...)

ESPN to Present Reds v Brewers Doubleheader This Labor Day
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

ESPN will televise a Holiday Baseball presented by Land Rover afternoon doubleheader on Labor Day, Monday, September 4. At 1 p.m. ET, Joey Votto and the Cincinnati Reds will host Travis Shaw and the Milwaukee Brewers in a full national telecast from Great American Ball Park. (more...)

OrthoAtlanta is the Official Sports Medicine Provider of the 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games on September 2 & 4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017


Kids' Music Superstar Laurie Berkner's 'Greatest Hits Solo Tour' Comes to Ravinia 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

By popular demand, bestselling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner will return to the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park, IL with her Greatest Hits Solo Tour at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 4, 2017. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces its complete 2017-2018 season, Dreamscapes, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel, Music Director George Manahan, and President Edward Yim, featuring ten world, U.S., and New York premieres by a diverse set of composers. ACO continues its concerts at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall (December 8, 2017 and April 6, 2018) while expanding its presence in New York to include performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center (November 7, 2017) and as part of the 2018 PROTOTYPE Festival (January 12-14, 2018). ACO continues to take its commitment to fostering new work beyond the stage in its annual Underwood New Music Readings (June 21 and 22, 2018) for emerging composers, now in its 27th year, and through EarShot, the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, which brings the Readings experience to orchestras across the country. (more...)

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