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by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Chain Theatre presents world premiere production of Jean Dobie Giebel's CHASING THE RIVER, directed by Ella Jane New. CHASING THE RIVER, which was a finalist for the ATHE Excellence in Playwriting Award and has been optioned for TV, will play a limited Off-Broadway engagement at Chain Theatre (312 W. 36th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018). Performances begin Friday, February 7 and continue through Saturday, February 29. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
CHAIN THEATRE has announced casting for the world premiere production of Jean Dobie Giebel's CHASING THE RIVER, directed by Ella Jane New.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
After 16 years hosting the Top 100 Tasting in San Francisco, Wine & Spirits Magazine now brings the best of the best to New York City. On January 14th, 2020, the Top 100 Symposium invites the New York wine community to meet the winemakers and to taste the top-scoring wines from the Top 100 Wineries of 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The 13th season of New York Theatre Barn's signature New Works Series launches on Monday, February 3rd, 2020, with exclusive pre-premieres of the new musicals Johnny & the Devil's Box and Burned. New York Theatre Barn is a home for new musicals during incubation.
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Released just a year after her vocals graced Leonard Cohen's debut, Nancy Priddy's lone album, You've Come This Way Before, is a sweeping odyssey across avant-garde arrangements rife with experimental pop instrumentation and adorned with her sublimely delivered psychedelic poetry. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Award-winning Vagabond Small Group Tours of Ireland has posted a new, competitively priced adventure that fits neatly between two weekends.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthly list of Qualifying Productions for February -their directory of New York City shows in which the individual creative teams have 50% of the positions filled with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists (directors, designers, and playwrights).
by Shari Barrett - Jan 31, 2020
Five and a half years ago, the town of Ferguson, Missouri, became the focus of national attention following shooting of teenager Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. The unarmed, black 18-year-old was shot dead by Darren Wilson, a 28-year-old white police officer, for allegedly robbing a convenience store on Canfield Drive, the same street on which Brown lived. Protests and media attention focused on the town for a year, while the community of Ferguson was left in turmoil.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
After a sold-out performance at the River Run Centre in Guelph, Anne of Green Gables - The Ballet is embarking on one of the largest Canadian dance tours in recent memory. The World Premiere Tour continues with performances across Western Canada, opening in Cranbrook, British Columbia tonight, and will continue across Canada and into the United States.
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Poolside has just announced a major North American tour, their most profile headline trek thus far. The “LOW SEASON Tour” – which celebrates Poolside's eagerly awaited new album, LOW SEASON – begins April 24 at the Roseland Theater in Portland, OR, and features stops at The Showbox in Seattle, WA, 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. and Tipitina's in New Orleans, LA before ending on May 23 at The Van Buren in Phoenix, AZ. The band will also be appearing at Governor's Ball in New York City the weekend of June 5-7. Tickets for all newly announced dates go on sale this Friday, January 31 (see local listings). For complete details and ticket availability, please visit www.poolsidemusic.com.
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Gaither Music Group announced- today- that they will release a compilation of worship songs and hymns from seven-time GRAMMY winner Randy Travis with an album titled Precious Memories and an accompanying DVD entitled “Worship & Faith.” Filmed in 2003 at Calvary Assembly of God in Orlando, Fla., Travis and his band performed songs including “I'll Fly Away,” “Three Wooden Crosses” and “Just a Closer Walk With Thee” among other favorites. The newly re-packaged album includes songs such as “How Great Thou Art,” “Softly and Tenderly” and “The Unclouded Day.” The package is available for preorder now and will be released on February 21.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
An astounding tale of gunfights, hostage rescues and heroic endeavours is coming to Parr Hall later this year as TV star Jason Fox heads to town.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
The box office for Steppenwolf's production of THE MINUTES by Tracy Letts, directed by Anna D. Shapiro on Broadway opened today, Monday, January 27 at 10:00am (ET) at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street).
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
The nominees for the 49th Annual JUNO Awards were announced today by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference attended by media and industry notables at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre (CBC), in downtown Toronto. JUNO Week 2020, hosted in Saskatoon, SK, will culminate with Canada's biggest night in music - The 2020 JUNO Awards - broadcast live from the SaskTel Centre on Sunday, March 15 on CBC, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, the CBC Listen app and globally at cbcmusic.ca/junos.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The 13th season of New York Theatre Barn's signature New Works Series will launch on Monday, February 3rd, 2020, with exclusive pre-premieres of the new musicals Johnny & the Devil's Box and Burned. New York Theatre Barn serves as a home for new musicals during incubation.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Acclaimed singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash performs at Pepperdine University at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
The Dartmouth College Department of Theater will present the US premiere of a new hit UK play with tremendous curb appeal and high praise in the British press.
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Sparta, the El Paso band featuring Jim Ward, has today announced their first full length studio album since 2006's Threes. Trust The River will be released on April 10 via Dine Alone Records - their first for the label. Along with this news, Sparta has also announced spring tour dates and released a video for lead single “Believe.” Of the single Ward notes, “'Believe' is a song that's been on my desk for 10 years, I've recorded numerous versions but couldn't quite get it where I thought it was ready until now. Once we had the basic track I sent it to my friend Carlos Arevalo from Chicano Batman for some guitar touches and was over the moon with his contribution. I couldn't think of a better song from Trust The River to kick this new chapter off.” Watch the video below.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director) -- the AUDELCO Award-Winning nonprofit, which provides a nurturing environment for playwrights and theatre creatives of diverse cultural backgrounds to develop new plays, presents some of the Best Plays From The Strawberry One-Act Festival at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St, NYC. Tickets are $40 General Admission; $35 for Seniors and Students with I.D. Box Office: 212-864-5400 or online at www.SymphonySpace.org (Youtube Promo https://youtu.be/PTCS2ugfRL0)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
After a lifetime overthinking every second of every day, cabarettist Molly Pope sets up camp at the Duplex to search for the one thing that has always escaped her: a good time.  Armed with the two things absolutely necessary for a good timea?"a gay man and a piano a?" she draws on a trove of old songs, new songs, and why-the-hell-not songs in changing mostly sets.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
In their first return engagement since 2002, Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker will play The Joyce Theater from February 4-9. The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) presents the Brazilian company's Cão Sem Plumas (Dog Without Feathers) following its win at the 2018 Benois de la Danse. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$55, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org.
by Jonathan Marshall - Jan 21, 2020
The iconic Riverside Studios return to a brand new building after a five year redevelopment project. West London will benefit from multiple performance, rehearsal and broadcast spaces in the shadow of Hammersmith Bridge. The new building also boasts two cinemas with films selected by renowned curator Jason Wood, who promises a mix of first run films alongside the best in independent film.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director / Melissa Huber, Managing Director) is proud to announce the events in its February IGNITE Concert Series, which showcases compelling new musical theater works in concert settings.
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Bandaid Brigade the musical project of Zach Quinn (PEARS), Brian Wahlstrom (Scorpios, Gods of Mount Olympus) and friends Paul Rucker (Armchair Martian, Street Dogs, Drag The River) and Chris Fogal (The Gamits) has dropped a new single off the upcoming debut album 'I'm Separate,' set for release on January 21, 2020.
by Joe Lombardi - Jan 19, 2020
Lisa (Anna Stefanic) opens the door to her home and switches on the light.  A naked man is sprawled out on the floor with food.  He 'bellows a pained roar.'  She shrieks, fumbles her groceries and quickly douses the offending brightness.  When she turns the light back on, a paper shopping bag has been placed on the man's head.  'God damn it, Davey' she says.  The damnation of that moment will carry through the very funny Soul Survivor.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Production images have been released for Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Rosmersholm, Jerusalem, The Seagull) which is now in previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Producers announced today the full creative team for the Broadway bow of Steppenwolf's production of THE MINUTES by Tracy Letts (August: Osage County, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Arthur Miller's All My Sons, Linda Vista). The production, directed by Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County, Fish in the Dark, This Is Our Youth), will feature scenic design by David Zinn, costume design by Ana Kuzmanic, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt, sound design and original music by André Pluess, hair and wig design by Tom Watson, dramaturgy by Edward Sobel and casting by Caparelliotis Casting.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Ingenious costume designer, Juul Haalmeyer, will be the 2020 recipient of The Nobis Industry Icon Award.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
In Zambia's Luangwa Valley, two neighboring prides have held their land for generations – the Hollywood pride, consisting of six female lions and the once-powerful MK pride, made up of 17 lions. Both prides now face a gang of young males aggressively looking to takeover new territory. Smithsonian Channel's BIG CAT COUNTRY exposes every triumph and tragedy as the two prides struggle to withstand the young males' invasion and maintain control of their land. Can they survive the greatest challenge of their lives? Find out when the captivating six-part series premieres Wednesday, February 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Emmy, Grammy, and six-time-Tony-Award-winning Broadway star, Audra McDonald, will headline the Theatre Under The Stars Gala 2020 at The Omni Houston Hotel on Saturday, March 28 at 6:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Pittsfield, MA., in the heart of the Berkshires, and under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, has announced its 2020 season. BSC will present two World Premiere musicals and new productions of a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical classic, a Tony Award-winning musical revue, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Pittsfield, MA., in the heart of the Berkshires, and under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, has announced its 2020 season. BSC will present two World Premiere musicals and new productions of a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical classic, a Tony Award-winning musical revue, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
The Walnut Street Theatre continues its 2019-20 Independence Studio on 3 season with the powerful one-man production, THURGOOD. Written by George Stevens, Jr., directed by Jerrell L. Henderson, and starring Johnnie Hobbs, Jr., the production begins previews on January 7, opens January 14, and continues through February 9.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
I OH YOU are thrilled to reveal '1170' the third single and third track from Sydney-via-Tamworth artist Andy Golledge, lifted from his debut EP Namoi which is due for release on Friday February 7th. To celebrate the release, Andy will be playing two very special EP launch shows at Melbourne's Old Bar on Saturday March 21st and The Lansdowne in Sydney on Saturday March 28th.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Silver Skate Festival is pleased to announce the Main Stage live music line up for the 30th anniversary festival, February 7-17, 2020 in Hawrelak Park. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Congo Square Theatre Company, well known for its powerful portrayal of African American classics and gripping new works, commemorates its 20th Anniversary season with a rare production of the 1965 satirical fantasy Day of Absence at the Richard Christiansen Theatre (housed inside Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.), February 27-March 22, 2020. The official opening night is Monday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Blackwater Babble is a story of forty summers spent traversing the Blackwater River. Forty years of sitting in the corner of each pub, scribbling in a notebook, trying to understand the dynamics and the variables of what makes a good singsong – and what makes an epic one.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020
The Magnetic Theatre hosts s Seven Singers Singing: A Musical Revue by Dave Bates, January 31 through February 1, 2020. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the The Magnetic Theatre in the River Arts District.
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Multitalented performer Sofia Wylie ('High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,' 'Andi Mack') headlines the scripted modern/hip-hop dance series 'SHOOK' which, after gaining viewer acclaim on YouTube, will have its television debut during a special programming event, MONDAY, JAN. 20 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST/PST) on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Stop and think about one of favorite movies - the story, characters, the settings. It won't be long before you start humming a few bars from the musical score.
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Poolside has announced today's release of their eagerly awaited new album. LOW SEASON is available digitally everywhere now.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
San Diego Opera has announced that San Diego Opera board member for the past 28 years, and Opera Ball Chair for the past two, Sarah Brenda Marsh-Rebelo, affectionately known to her friends as Sarah B., has been named Honorary Life Director of the San Diego Opera. This marks only the seventh Life Director honor that the Company has bestowed in its 55-year history which was voted on unanimously at a board meeting on Monday, January 27, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Greg only met Ginny a month ago, but he knows they're meant for each other. When she announces that she's going to visit her parents, Greg decides this is the moment to ask her father for his daughter's hand. Discovering a scribbled address, he follows her to Buckinghamshire where he finds Philip and Sheila enjoying a peaceful Sunday morning breakfast in the garden, but the only thing is - they're not Ginny's parents!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
On the heels of winning her fourth Grammy Award, Angélique Kidjo concludes her Perspectives series with Daughter of Independence on Saturday, March 14 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium/ Perelman Stage.
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Josiah Johnson – a former and founding member of the Billboard chart-topping band The Head and the Heart - has begun a new musical journey in 2020. Like many before him in need of recovery and self-love, Johnson has learned to cope with ghoulish feelings of self-doubt and he does so with new collaborative tools and creative blueprints in tow, buoyed by a single idea: no matter what happens, the world will still turn and you're still here. This sentiment permeates through his thoughtful, uplifting first single for ANTI- Records, “World's Not Gonna End.”
by Jade Kops - Feb 2, 2020
Alistair McDowall blurs the lines of truth and fiction, reality and imagination, real life and games in his dystopian thriller POMONA.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play CONSCIENCE is set to begin performances March 3rd at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. CONSCIENCE will star Broadway favorite and Tony winner Harriet Harris as Margaret Chase Smith, the influential senator who said no to Joseph McCarthy.