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Star Soprano Pretty Yende to Release New Album 'Dreams' on Sony Classical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

From rural South Africa to operatic stardom, soprano Pretty Yende continues her meteoric rise through the world of opera with the release of her second album, Dreams, on Sony Classical, available October 27, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Arena Stage Goes Local with NATIVE GARDENS
by Jennifer Perry - Sep 20, 2017

Good cast, good technical work, some funny jokes, but there's something missing. (more...)

BWW First Person: BANDSTAND Heals at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Matt Hanson - Sep 19, 2017

In his earliest memory, my grandfather is four years old. The year is 1919 and he stands on his tenement building in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where he watches an army parade. Soldiers are returning from the Great War, and eternal peace on Earth seems possible. (more...)

ABC's SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL to Present No. 4 Penn State at Iowa This Saturday
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

ABC's Saturday Night Football Presented by Wells Fargo, the season's highest-rated college football television franchise to date, will feature a top 5 team for the fourth time in as many weeks when No. 4 Penn State plays at Iowa (more...)

NextStop Takes a Shot at Sondheim's ASSASSINS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On October 19, NextStop Theatre Company, near Reston Town Center, will open the Tony Award-winning musical Assassins by Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

We Buy Houses Express Celebrates Seven Years in Business
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017


BWW Interview: Actor Kyle Jurassic Talks 'BUDDY' at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
by Rich Mehrenberg - Sep 19, 2017

KYLE JURASSIC (Buddy Holly) is elated to be making his Dutch Apple debut. BroadwayWorld recently spoke with Kyle about the production. (more...)

Palm Springs Opera Guild Of The Deserts 34th Annual DOROTHY NOCITA VOCAL COMPETITION In December
by David Green - Sep 19, 2017

Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert, one of the longest-standing cultural institutions in the Coachella Valley, will host the 34th Annual Dorothy Nocita Memorial Palm Springs Vocal Competition on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 3 6 PM. This annual free event will highlight eight emerging young opera singers as they compete for the opportunity to win more than $40,000 in prizes. The event will take place at the Helene Galen Performing Arts Center, located at 31001 Rattler Road in Rancho Mirage. The event allows young singers to earn cash scholarships, community recognition of their achievements and the opportunity to advance their careers. (more...)

PINOCCHIO Comes to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

What does it take to be a real boy? Youngsters will get the answers in the classic tale of Pinocchio, coming to Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. The award-winning traveling theater company Virginia Rep On Tour presents this enchanting new musical for two shows only as part of the Kelsey Kids Series on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe to Speak at SMoCA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) presents a moderated conversation with FIFA Women's World Cup Champion and Olympic gold medalist Megan Rapinoe on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m., in the Virginia G. Piper Theater at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. (more...)

Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Bob Wolff to Be Honored by WFUV
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Award-winning PBS News Hour anchors Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill will receive the Charles Osgood for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from WFUV Radio (90.7 FM/, the noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for nearly 70 years. (more...)

Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Schimmel Center presents American Dance Spectacular! on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., exploring the history of American popular dance throughout the 20th century, including the Charleston, Lindy hop, jitterbug, twist, voguing, and more. The performance is directed, co-written and created by Daniel C. Levine (Broadway's Les Mis rables, Chicago, and Mamma Mia!) with choreography by Al Blackstone (Fox's So You Think You Can Dance), music direction by Bryan Perri (Broadway's Wicked and Next to Normal), and book by Susan Batten (Lifetime's Showing Roots) together with six Broadway dancers backed by three vocalists and a live band. (more...)

Award-Winning Playwright Sean Chandler Announces New Podcast 'Your Program Is Your Ticket'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Award-winning playwright Sean Chandler takes you behind the scenes in his new theatre podcast Your Program Is Your Ticket (YPIYT). (more...)

Review Roundup: Did BATTLE OF THE SEXES Win Over the Critics?
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time. The match caught the zeitgeist and sparked a global conversation on gender equality, spurring on the feminist movement. (more...)

ACO presents Premiere of Mozart's Mass in C Minor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The American Classical Orchestra, the nation's premier orchestra dedicated to period instrument performance (Vulture), presents its first performance of Mozart's choral masterpiece, Mass in C Minor (Robert Levin edition), on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, joined by sopranos H l ne Brunet and Clara Rottsolk, tenor Brian Giebler, bass Stephen Eddy, and the ACO Chorus, led by Music Director and ACO founder Thomas Crawford. The program also includes Cherubini's rarely performed D mophoon Overture, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 8. (more...)

Indie Pop Band Dollshot Announces Sophomore Album 'Lalande'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Indie-pop band Dollshot is Rosie and Noah K, husband and wife, a beguiling voice and a killer sax. Rosalie, from small-town Virginia, and Noah, from Topanga Canyon, meet at New England Conservatory (more...)

BWW Review: Next Stop's DISGRACED a Stunning, Necessary Examination of All-American Prejudice
by Andrew White - Sep 18, 2017

Stop for a moment to think how things have changed; how the election of Donald Trump and the imposition of a travel ban on Muslims and openly anti-immigrant, pro-white nationalist sentiment have torn away at the nation. It is no wonder that Akhtar's searing drama deserves its place on the stage right here, and right now. (more...)

Series Two of FIGURES OF SPEECH Launches Today at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Almeida Theatre today launches the second series of Figures of Speech, its major digital film project interrogating the vitality of speech, the power of performance, and what visionary leadership sounds like. (more...)

U.S. Department of Agriculture Awards Leidos Prime Contract for Shared Services
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017


Jessica Lang Dance Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Jessica Lang Dance (JLD) announces 2017-18 Season including performances in NYC, national and international touring, and new community programming. (more...)

Riverside Research Awarded $19.8M DIA NMO DCGS Contract
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017


by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

JACK presents 'Your Healing is Killing Me: A Performance Manifesto' by Virginia Grise, running October 5 - 7, 2017. (more...)

100 Years of MoonPie' - The 'Thank You America' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

n 1917, the MoonPie marshmallow sandwich was introduced to America. Now, 100 years later, Chattanooga Bakery, Inc., maker of the MoonPie, is celebrating the brand's 100 th anniversary with a "Thank You America" Tour to return the favor, thanking customers and consumers for their loyalty and sampling factory-fresh "Original Recipe" MoonPies. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Ambition And Aspiration Collide With Desire And Devotion In The Powerfully Moving DIVING FOR PEARLS
by Jade Kops - Sep 17, 2017

Emotional, engaging and at times enraging as the audience empathises with the inhabitants of a community making way for progress, DIVING FOR PEARLS is a wonderfully rendered work that considers compassion, conscience and conduct in the face of corporate and individual greed and determination. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17
by Audition Roundup - Sep 17, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 17, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, September 19 through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! (more...)

Jackie Hoffman, Tituss Burgess & More Broadway Faves Up for Primetime EMMYs - Performance Highlights!
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 16, 2017

Below, find out which Broadway stars are up for a Primetime Emmy Award this Sunday night and check out highlights of their outstanding work! (more...)

Kali Uchis' Video For 'Nuestro Planeta' Featuring Reykon Debuts Today
by Danielle Kfare - Sep 15, 2017

Breakout artist Kali Uchis's video for Nuestro Planeta debuts today. Directed by renowned photographer Daniel Sannwald, the video was shot in Medellin, Colombia, where the track was originally recorded with Reykon (more...)

Tommy Emmanuel Announces 2018 Tour Dates with Rodney Crowell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Esteemed Grammy-nominated guitarist TOMMY EMMANUEL has announced a round of 2018 tour dates with special guest, Americana singer-songwriter and fellow Grammy Award-winner, RODNEY CROWELL. The 12-date tour--which follows EMMANUEL's extensive 2017 North American tour (more...)

From Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre Sets 2017-18 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre takes audiences on a journey all over the world with its upcoming 2017-18 Winter Mainstage and Cabaret Seasons. (more...)

Actress/Comic Nicky Sunshine Brings Solo Show to Broadway Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Actress / comedian Nicky Sunshine brings her solo comedic performance 'Confessions of A Massage Parlor Madam' to the Broadway Comedy Club (318 W. 53rd Street) for shows on Saturday, September 16th and Sunday, September 17th @ 4:00pm. Produced by Top Knotch Entertainment, admission to the show - is $10.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door with a one-drink minimum per person. For reservations, go to: (more...)

Free Admission Announces Scottsdale Museum of Art 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art will be free to all guests on Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of Smithsonian magazine's 13th annual Museum Day Live! (more...)

Tijuana Flats to Donate 10 Percent of All Proceeds from September 15 - September 17 to Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

In light of the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida, Tijuana Flats will donate 10 percent of all proceeds from each of its locations on Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17 to Irma disaster relief efforts. (more...)

CONTRASHOCK: Brings Two Days of High Energy Dancing and Live Music to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

On Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd, Country Dance*New York (CD*NY) and Brooklyn Contra will present Contrashock!, two days of contra dancing and live, high energy music with three of the most in-demand contra dance bands, Great Bear, The Ripples and Pete's Posse, and two nationally renowned callers, Will Mentor and Maggie Jo Saylor. (more...)

The Apollo Civic Theatre Opens 2017-18 Season with CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Apollo Civic Theatre proudly presents the Tony, Grammy, and Oscar award winning musical Chicago. Written by John Kender and Fred Webb, Chicago is known for its stylistic choreography and sensational music. (more...)

Q-Tip to Open Newly Renovated Terrace Theater at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will officially re-open the Terrace Theater on Friday, October 6, kicking off a month-long suite of performances that highlight the theater's unique position as the Center's most intimate and versatile space. The re-opening follows a 16-month renovation intended to update the theater and facilities, and enhance the overall guest experience. (more...)

Starz Greenlights Original Series VIDA from Showrunner Tanya Saracho
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Starz President and CEO Chris Albrecht announced today that the development project VIDA (formerly titled Pour Vida ) has been greenlit to series. (more...)

Satire Set in Contemporary China to Open Seattle Public's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Seattle Public Theater's 2017-18 Season opens with Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's The World of Extreme Happiness. (more...)

Connie Britton, Mike Faist, Tommy Bracco and More on Tap for VTA2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Joining Virginia's theatre community are luminaries Connie Britton (Nashville, American Horror Story), Mike Faist (Connor, Dear Evan Hansen), Tommy Bracco (Spot Conlon, Newsies), Tom Reynolds (Production Stage Manager, Disney's The Lion King), and Tony nominated costume designer Toni-Leslie James (Jitney, Come From Away). (more...)

Women Forward in Technology Scholarship Program Awards $3,000 Scholarships to 16 Exceptional Women in STEM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017


Jessica Lang Dance Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Jessica Lang Dance (JLD) announces 2017-18 Season including performances in NYC, national and international touring, and new community programming. (more...)

Richmond-IX Deploys Primary Internet Exchange Hub in QTS Richmond Mega Data Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017


One Year of Free Pizza* Up for Grabs During 'One Day for United Way' at Pies & Pints
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

On Monday, September 18 th, Pies & Pints will host "One Day for United Way" at each of their 13 U.S. locations from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Proceeds from this event will benefit United Way of Southern West Virginia serving Fayette County, where the original Pies & Pints is located. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE World Premiere at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Fear the Walking Dead star and Philadelphia native Colman Domingo partners with nationally-acclaimed theatre-maker Patricia McGregor to co-author Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, a surprising and unsettling exploration of race and the American Dream. McGregor will also direct. (more...)

CapTech Receives Consulting Magazine Excellence in Social & Community Investment Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to Virginia Arts Festival March 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will showcase their spectacular artistry, talent, diversity, and range for 3 performances March 2 4 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk, Virginia presented by the Virginia Arts Festival. (more...)

Suzi Bass Awards Announces New Board Chair
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Suzi Bass Awards is thrilled to announce that David M. (Dave) Paule, Executive Director of GreenLaw, was elected the organization's Chair of the Board of Directors at a regular Board Meeting this summer. Paule succeeds Beth Davis, of Burr + Forman, who served as Chair for several years. (more...)

Site Specific Medical Courtroom Drama CHASING JACK Plays at Fordham University
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Chasing Jack is the new riveting drama from author John S. Anastasi, previously represented Off-Broadway with Would You Still Love Me If starring Kathleen Turner. Audience members can sit in the General Courtroom Gallery for $20 or be closer in the Jury Box for $25 and be part of the action! (more...)

Starz Greenlights Original Series VIDA From Showrunner Tanya Saracho
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Starz President and CEO Chris Albrecht announced today that the development project Vida (formerly titled Pour Vida ) has been greenlit to series. (more...)

Over 50 Colleges and Universities to Attend Dancewave's DANCING THROUGH COLLEGE & BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Dancewave, a Brooklyn-based dance education nonprofit organization championing accessibility to all, returns to the 92nd Street Y October 7th and 8th with its annual Dancing Through College & Beyond (DTCB) event. The two-day event will connect high school dance students with college and university dance programs throughout the country, serving as a nexus for U.S. colleges and talented young dancers to meet one-on-one. (more...)

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