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by TV Scoop - May 31, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
Producer Scott Rudin announced today that the Broadway production of William Shakespeare's King Lear, will play its final performance on Sunday, June 9, 2019. King Lear began previews on Thursday, February 28, 2019 and opened on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). At the time of its closing, it will have played 34 preview performances and 76 regular performances.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
de Mole--a family-owned and operated Mexican restaurant with a storied mole recipe, which is their namesake, and has been passed down from generation to generation, taking three days to make using 26 different ingredients--is a noteworthy addition to Brooklyn's Williamsburg dining scene.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
Performances have begun for the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's "Dana H." at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in a co-production with Goodman Theatre. Adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham, conducted by Steve Cosson, directed by Les Waters and featuring Deirdre O'Connell in the title role, "Dana H." will open on June 2 and continue through June 23, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
Hamilton's Andy Blankenbuehler, whose choreography is currently seen in FX's Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming film CATS; has joined writers Harrison David Rivers , Ethan D. Pakchar, and Douglas Lyons, as director-choreographer of the new musical: Five Points.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
The little OPERA theatre of ny will present a FREE concert of scenes from American operas in collaboration with Bronx Opera and operamission on Saturday, June 22, 2019. The concert will showcase the diversity of music and stories written for the opera stage by both native born and immigrant composers and librettists. The concert will take place outdoors on Governors Island in Nolan Park, in front of building 25. The performance is at 5pm and is FREE to the public. (Rain date: Sunday, June 23 at 4pm.)
by Don Grigware - Jun 7, 2019
Hoboken is about to open at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Director Fritz Brekelller took time from a busy schedule to talk with us about the show. Fritz Brekeller has worked extensively in the soap opera world, winning multiple Daytime Emmy Awards, most recently this past May, as part of the directing team at CBS's The Young and the Restless. THEATER: He received a 2016 NY Innovative Theater award for Outstanding Direction of Scott C. Sickles' Composure at the Workshop Theater. Among his many other theater credits, includes two past collaborations with playwright Laura Rohrman: My Life as You and The Elevator: Secret Thoughts. He also conceived the musical revue Foxy Ladies Love/Boogie 70's Explosion, which played to sold-out crowds at the legendary Duplex in Greenwich Village. TV: ABC's All My Children. FILM: What Would Bear Do? and the short, Through the Morning. WEB: season 4 of the indie soap, Empire and the pilot for the off-off Broadway spoof, Off-Off Kilter.
by Shari Barrett - Jun 7, 2019
The World Premiere of Lucas Hnath's DANA H. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre recounts the real-life story of the playwright's own mother, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham which were conducted by Steve Cosson. Directed by Les Waters, the entire play is told in voiceovers from the real-life interviews, perfectly mimicked and emotionally heartfelt by Deirdre O'Connell in the title role. But be forewarned: this insider's look at a kidnapping and its repercussions is not for the faint of heart.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
Come and meet those dancing feet! The ultimate tap-dancing, show-biz musical sensation, 42nd Street celebrates Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make magical musical theatre hits the Ogunquit Playhouse stage June 19 through July 13.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
Following its acclaimed 2018 national tour, C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert starring Max McLean as C.S. Lewis has eleven performances at The Broad Stage Thursday, July 11 to Sunday, July 21 (press opening is Friday, July 12). The play is presented in Santa Monica by Fellowship for Performing Arts, the producers of The Screwtape Letters and The Great Divorce.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
People's Light presents Mud Row, a world premiere play by recent Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau (Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations). Two generations of sisters navigate class, race, love, and family on "Mud Row," an area in the East End of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
by Bruce Apar - Jun 6, 2019
In the airless unfunny farm over which dour Nurse Ratched presides, McMurphy appears to foment anarchy. Yet, given the oppressive circumstances, the only thing subversive in his intention is to restore a sense of dignity and free will to those he views as the downtrodden -- captives of a rigged system that is oblivious to their best interests.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
Continuing its 35th Anniversary season, Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director) proudly announces the line-up for a brand-new festival patterned after its award-winning series WINTER RHYTHMS. SUMMER MELODIES 2019 will begin Thursday, June 20 featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). Tickets are $30 ($45 for two shows in one day), for tickets and full schedule please visit www.urbanstages.org or call (866) 811-4111.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
On the surface, in the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California, everything seems the same. The mothers continue to dote, the husbands support, the children remain adorable and the houses are just as beautiful. But the night of the school fundraiser changed all that, leaving the community reeling, as the “Monterey Five” – Madeline, Celeste, Jane, Renata and Bonnie – bond together to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019
After an extensive search by a search committee comprised of Board members, staff, and community leaders, Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF announces the hiring of Douglas Love-Ramos as its new Managing Director. Love-Ramos will succeed PJ Albert who is leaving the organization after 18 years; the past six years as Managing Director. Love-Ramos will join Artistic Director Jim Helsinger as the co-leadership team as the theater begins it's 31st Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019
Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group continues its 20th-anniversary season with the Broadway hit BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, which opens at Meralco Theatre in Pasig City on June 14.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019
As one of the nation's leading professional theaters and recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts-Managing Director) has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019
Hailed as "one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its "full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times)," The Dessoff Choirs today announced its 2019-20 season. The Dessoff Choirs celebrates its 95th season with performances of choral masterworks by both 20th century luminaries and today's most innovative composers. In addition to Dessoff's popular holiday concerts, the season features the New York premiere of Craig Hella Johnson's Considering Matthew Shepard, a reprise performance and CD release of Margaret Bond's The Ballad of the Brown King, and the Faure Requiem in the original 1893 version. (The complete season schedule is below.)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
PQA Venues @Riddle's Court (venue 277) has a jam-packed and vibrant programme of entertainment with more than 75 top-quality events including shows, workshops, talks and stand-up comedians planned for this August, as it heads into the second year of its five-year Edinburgh Festival Fringe partnership with the Scottish Historic Buildings Trust.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
Birdland Theater is happy to announce that singer Eve Marie Shahoian will perform in concert on Sunday, July 7 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
The League of American Orchestras announced today that Jesse Rosen, President and CEO of the League of American Orchestras, has extended his contract through September 2020, at which time he will retire from the League.    'By September 2020, I will have been at the League for twenty-two years and CEO for twelve,' Rosen said in his remarks to delegates during the League's 74th National Conference in Nashville. 'I've had an enormously fulfilling experience, but it's time to begin thinking about the next chapter. The orchestra community has been a source of deep satisfaction and joy, and I'd like to remain a part of it in some new and different way.'   
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
Shakespeare & Company celebrates its 42nd Season, Saturday, June 29th with its annual summer Gala. This year, Artistic Director Allyn Burrows has invited Academy Award-winning filmmaker and visual effects pioneer, Douglas Trumbull (2001: A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner, Star Trek: The Motion Picture), to share with us his vision and invention of cutting edge film technology through Hamlet scenes. The Company is proud to honor Douglas and Julia Trumbull for their innovation and artistry with this event. The night's program will be enhanced through performances by renowned cellist Yehuda Hanani (Close Encounters with Music) and Shakespeare & Company actors.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
On Friday, June 21, Flushing Town Hall's Queens Jazz Orchestra will return to the stage to present new music by National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, Dr. Jimmy Heath. 'It Ain't Over Yet' will span the corridors of Dr. Heath's musical and creative imagination, showing that jazz continues to be a vibrant musical force.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
On the transcendent new album Hidden Corners, visionary keyboardist, producer and composer Jamie Saft embarks on a spiritual journey along the searching path unveiled by such iconic forebears as John and Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, and Albert Ayler. Inspired by concepts from Jewish mysticism, the album features an outstanding quartet of deeply exploratory musicians: Saft, longtime collaborator Bradley Jones on bass, the wide-ranging drummer/percussion master Hamid Drake, and legendary saxophonist David Liebman.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
The little OPERA theatre of ny will present a FREE concert of scenes from American operas in collaboration with Bronx Opera and operamission. The concert will showcase the diversity of music and stories written for the opera stage by both native born and immigrant composers and librettists. The concert will take place outdoors on Governors Island in Nolan Park, in front of building 25. The performance is at 5pm and is FREE to the public. (Rain date: Sunday, June 23 at 4pm.)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
Omaha Performing Arts and Live Nation present the mind-blowing, roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock and roll of The Doobie Brothers live at Omaha's Orpheum Theater at 8:00 PM Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Tickets go on sale at 10:00 AM Friday, June 7, 2019. Prices start at $49.50.
by Jeffrey Kare - Jun 3, 2019
Loosely based on the fictitious life of Pippin the Hunchback, this musical tells the story of the young prince Pippin, Heir to the Frankish throne, who is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh, and the intrigues of political power. When I last saw Pippin, it was a circus at DPAC back in 2015. Now through June 16th, Raleigh Little Theatre is presenting their own production of the 1973 Tony-winning musical, and it could not be more different.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
Best known for its productions of classical theater, Antaeus Theatre Company will try something different in 2019-20, kicking off the season at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale with two new plays that will run in repertory this fall, then following up with two classical works in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Moses and Kitch stand around on the corner — talking smack, passing the time, and hoping that today a miracle will come. The Echo Theater Company presents theWest Coast premiere of Pass Over, the 2019 Lucille Lortel award-winning play by Antoinette Nwanduthat mashes up Waiting for Godotwith the Exodus saga — a rare piece of politically charged theater by a bold new American voice.Deena Selenow directs for a July 13 opening at Atwater Village Theatre. Pay-what-you-want previews begin July 10, and performances continue through Aug. 19.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
Magic Theatre presents the 10th Anniversary Legacy Revival of Luis Alfaro's Oedipus el Rey, the Company's final production of the 2018-2019 season. Oedipus el Rey will be directed by Loretta Greco, who also directed Magic Theatre's World Premiere of Oedipus el Rey in 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
The National Theatre has announced 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
Long Wharf Theatre will present Spinning, a new musical written by Mary Ann Frank, directed by Douglas Moser with musical direction by Andrew Levine.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
An all-star cast of Broadway favorites is set to lead a one-night only concert of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods in New York City.
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
ReFrame, a collaborative initiative of WIF LA and Sundance Institute, announced the inaugural class of ReFrame Rise directors at the 2019 Women In Film Annual Gala on Wednesday, June 12 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The inaugural class of ReFrame Rise directors include Desiree Akhavan, Haifaa al-Mansour, Patricia Cardoso, Hanelle Culpepper, Sydney Freeland, Zetna Fuentes, Tina Mabry and Meera Menon.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2019 White Light Festival, which will run October 19 through November 24. For its tenth anniversary season, the multidisciplinary festival will feature events presented in eight venues across the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and the return of festival favorites.
by Craig Richardson - Jun 13, 2019
Opening Night. There's nothing like it in the world. Jitters can occur. Mistakes could happen. One hopes everything comes together and the rehearsal time and hard work has paid off. Luckily, for Music Theatre Wichita's producing artistic director Wayne Bryan, opening night was nothing short of absolute shear success for his season opener “The Sound of Music.” Music Theatre Wichita is in its 48th year.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
For the first-time ever, Moonlight Stage Productions will produce five musicals as part of its 40th anniversary season in 2020. The season's expansion of an additional show celebrates The Moonlight's landmark record of 40 continuous years of producing award-winning and critically acclaimed musicals at the Moonlight Amphitheatre.
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 12, 2019
The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by Kenny Leon, opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, running through Sunday, June 23.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
Birdland Theater announces that singer Eve Marie Shahoian will perform in concert on Sunday, July 7 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
RuPaul's Drag Race stars Ginger Minj and Jinkx Monsoon have joined a new tour of the hit musical Xanadu!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
The West Michigan-based Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will make its first appearance at the Saugatuck Expo on June 28 through 30, with a full weekend of Shakespeare performances. Saugatuck Expo is a month-long celebration of the arts, presented by the Saugatuck/Douglas Area Convention and Visitors' Bureau.
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jun 11, 2019
Doug Varone and Dancers in the shelter of the fold / epilogue is a transcendent and transfixing inquiry into public and private relationships to faith through seven vignettes that intermingled fluidly at BAM's Fisher from June 5-8th. The thirteen bodies in nearly continuous motion -- choreographed by Varone -- were so mesmerizing that the captivated viewers were on the edge of their seats during the entire performance. The evening was as sonically spellbinding as it was visually enchanting thanks to the complex, varied and at times otherworldly or ethereal sounds provided a diverse array of multiple compositions played by Bang on a Can All-Stars with PUBLIQuartet and Lesley Flanigan.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
What we always hear: "Black Male Shot by White Police Officer." What we never see - how loved ones struggle to cope in the aftermath.The Matrix Theatre Company presents theWest Coast premiere of a daring new play from a significant emerging voice in theater. Scraps, written by Geraldine Inoa and directed by 2019 Obie Award winner Stevie Walker-Webb, opens at the Matrix Theatre onJuly 6, with previews beginning June 27. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
The Academy for Classical Acting (ACA) is excited to announce its 2019 Summer Repertory Season with three vivid new Shakespeare productions at George Washington University's Theatre XX. This summer is the first time that there will be three shows running in rep, and each of the sixteen MFA students will perform in two of the shows.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
What Will the Neighbors Say? announces the latest fundraising benefit for PERIOD: The Menstrual Movement, a nationwide organization with a mission to end period poverty and period stigma.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2019 Season with summer blockbuster musical and Broadway classic, South Pacific.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
Pioneer Productions will present The Who's Tommy- The Original Rock Opera July 5-7 and 12-14 at The George Fry Center for the Arts at the Fair Lawn Community Center. The production is directed by Douglas McLaughlin with Choreography by Jon Mantes and musical direction by Bruce De La Cruz. Originally a concept album then a movie then a Broadway show Tommy's story of an insensate boy's journey from isolation & abuse to heroic connection and triumph has endured for half a century.
by Keith Waits - Jun 10, 2019
There is something special about this time of year. The school schedule is winding down, the sun shines a bit longer in the day, fireflies come out of their hibernation and the Kentucky Shakespeare Company begins their season. This year will mark the venerable company's 59th Anniversary and they are still going strong. So what magic is weaved that keeps this program going year after year? The answer is quite simple really and can be summed up in a few words: imagination, reinvention, education, and dedication. All of these were on full display in the season opener of As You Like It.