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by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018
Samuel French has announced the publication and availability of performance rights for Steve Martin's new play, Meteor Shower.
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2018
Harold Prince: The Director's Life has been released online in full!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018
A new musical built around legendary band FOREIGNER's peerless catalogue of hit songs will make its world premiere this winter in Toronto.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. is pleased to announce the release of their 3-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. Available on the market in early 2019 and ranked fourth in Fred Minnick's Best American Whiskey Rankings for 2018, the 3-year-old continues the Taylor family legacy of craftsmanship. This release follows the successful re-introduction of award-winning Peerless Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey which, in November 2017, was named No. 15 Best Whiskey in the World by Whisky Advocate.
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2018
Tony Award-winning director and producer Harold Prince discusses his creative process in a clip from Great Performances - Harold Prince: The Director's Life. Watch below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018
Bowmore, the oldest licensed distillery on Scotland's isle of Islay, has announced the release of Bowmore 1965 Single Malt Scotch Whisky, the latest expression in the 50 Year Old Vaults Series. Bowmore 1965 has matured for 52 years at Bowmore distillery, the home of the world's oldest Scotch maturation warehouses, the No. 1 Vaults. This extended maturation period has created a rare and refined whisky with the perfect blend of complexity and elegance, exemplifying Bowmore's history spent perfecting the art of whisky maturation. Only 232 bottles of the rare Bowmore 1965 have been produced for the world and will be available as of this December with a suggested retail price of $30,000 (750ml).
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2019
Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a deal to represent the catalog of legendary singer-songwriter Dolly Parton.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019
Go inside opening night of Endlings at A.R.T.! Endlings plays through Saturday, March 17. Tickets on sale now: online at americanrepertorytheater.org, by phone at 617.547.8300, and in person at the Loeb Drama Center Ticket Services Offices (64 Brattle Street, Cambridge).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019
Simply stated, Zakir Hussain is one of the greatest musicians of our time. A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have led to historic collaborations with Shakti, which he founded with John McLaughlin and L. Shankar; Planet Drum with Mickey Hart; Sangam with Charles Lloyd and Eric Harland, and recordings and performances with artists as diverse as George Harrison, Yo-Yo Ma, Joe Henderson, Van Morrison, Mark Morris and Pharoah Sanders.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
YALE REPERTORY THEATRE the multiple Tony Award-winning theatre dedicated to the production of new plays and bold interpretations of classic works, has announced its 2019-20 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
Red Bull Theater will open John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets) this Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Drumming not only crosses cultures, but unites all of us in the dance of the heart.  Zakir Hussain is the acknowledged master tabla player of one the world's most sophisticated musical heritages, the classical North Indian, and also a student of an astonishing array of percussion traditions. On his return visit to Purdue University Fort Wayne, Zakir will bring with him an incredible group of master percussionists.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019
Appreciated both in the field of percussion and in the music world at large as an international phenomenon and one of the greatest musicians of our time, Zakir Hussain is a classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order. In Masters of Percussion, the Grammy-winning Hussain leads a mesmerizing ensemble of masters in Indian classical music including the astonishing Niladri Kumar on sitar, the peerless Eric Harland on Western drums, and the Kerala Drummers from the southwestern coast of India.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
The AA Arts Incubator Program of Asian Improv Arts Midwest (AIRMW) is pleased to announce that its historic series, 'Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings,' continues with its second reading in 2019. The next reading is the comedic full length play Lucy and Charlie's Honeymoon by Matthew C. Yee, Monday, May 13, at the Steppenwolf 1700 Theatre, 1700 N Halsted St, at 6:30 p.m. The running time is 90 minutes with no intermission. Tickets are $8 for general admission seating and may be reserved online at steppenwolf.org. Seating is limited. For any additional information about the event, go to Our-Perspective.com or call 773.972.6745.
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2019
The World's Largest Bourbon Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, will make its anticipated return to Louisville, KY Friday, September 20, Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, expanding to three days full of incredible music, unique culinary events, and unmatched experiences from the region's best distilleries at the new Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center. In addition to an unforgettable lineup of bourbon and chefs, music performers include a unique mix of rock, roots, bluegrass and folk acts headlined by Foo Fighters, Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters (returning after originally being scheduled to appear in 2018) and the Zac Brown Band. Additional acts include John Fogerty, Daryl Hall & John Oates, ZZ Top(celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2019), Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Trey Anastasio Band, Leon Bridges, The Flaming Lips, Alison Krauss, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeroes, +LIVE+, Grace Potter, Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, among many others. In total, more than 45 artists will play on three stages, including the side-by-side Oak and Barrel main stages and a bluegrass stage that will be curated by the genre's leading authority, The Bluegrass Situation.
by Cindy Sibilsky - Mar 11, 2019
The Joyce Theater catapults its scintillating 2019 season that encapsulates an entire spectrum of contemporary international movement with a renowned and acclaimed audience-favorite, COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet.
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
Tedeschi Trucks Band, the unstoppable, Grammy-winning 12-piece musical juggernaut led by husband and wife Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, have announced their new album 'Signs', out February 15th on Snakefarm Records / Fantasy Records in the UK.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
Harry Christophers and his world-renowned choir The Sixteen will present An Immortal Legacy in Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC) Concert Hall on Thursday 14 March 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
In a revival version never before staged on the West Coast, David Henry Hwang's audacious, Tony Award-winning M. BUTTERFLY - inspired by a bizarre true story of illusion, obsession and betrayal - will open at ArtsWest on January 24. Performances will run Thursday through Sunday until February 17.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019
FOREIGNER and Eagle Vision today announced the release of the concert film, Foreigner Live At The Rainbow '78, which is available on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital video from March 15th.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019
Seattle's critics' circle announces Nominees of Excellence in Seattle theatrical productions. Spanning dozens of theater companies and productions, from large and prominent to small and humble, the Gypsy Rose Lee Awards honor the excellence found in the myriad of professional theater productions that we reviewers attend in a year.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019
In a revival version never before staged on the West Coast, David Henry Hwang's audacious, Tony Award-winning M. BUTTERFLY - inspired by a bizarre true story of illusion, obsession and betrayal - will open at ArtsWest on January 24. Performances will run Today through Sunday until February 17.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
As its programming for 2019/20 again affirms, the spirit of Wigmore Hall is exemplified by both continuity and renewal: artists who have enjoyed decades of association with the Hall and artists it has nurtured into the primes of their careers; the indispensable composers of the past and the innovators and improvisers of today; participatory projects for older people and for children; the irreplaceable immediacy of live concerts and their mediation through technology, bringing them to ever wider audiences via Wigmore Hall's own streaming service or via partners like the BBC.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) announces the cast and creative team for Endlings by Celine Song. Directed by Sammi Cannold and featuring Wai Ching Ho, Emily Kuroda, Jiehae Park, and Jo Yang, Endlings begins previews Tuesday, February 26; opens Friday, March 1; and closes Sunday, March 17, 2019 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019
Rainy Day Productions will present industry readings of the new play Chasing the River by Jean Dobie Giebel. Directed by Illana Stein, the six-member cast will feature Tony Carlin, Aaron Costa Ganis, Annie Golden, Deborah Rayne, Chet Siegel, and Wendy Rich Stetson. The readings will be held on Monday, January 28 at 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., and Tuesday, January 29 at 4:00 p.m. For more information, please email victoria@PSTheatricals.com.
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
WARNER CLASSICS and the NATIONAL THEATRE announce the digital download and streaming release of Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical FOLLIES - 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording today.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
The Grammy Award-nominated Seraphic Fire, joined by the American Brass Quintet, will make their West Coast debut when they bring their acclaimed program "A Spanish Pilgrimage" to St. James Music Series on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 4 p.m. at St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 743 Prospect Street in La Jolla. Conducted by founder and artistic director Patrick Dupre Quigley, the American Brass Quintet and Seraphic Fire explore the rich Spanish tradition of music for voice and brass. Audiences will join a journey across the Camino de Santiago via the music of Victoria, Morales, Guerrero, and a world premiere, "O Antiphons," by Australian-Canadian composer Julian Revie.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
First Floor Theater continues its seventh season with the world premiere of Dan Giles' twisted and timely MIKE PENCE SEX DREAM, directed by Artistic Director Hutch Pimentel, playing February 16 - March 16, 2019 at FFT's resident home,The Den Theatre (2B), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
Brooklyn-based label Fool's Gold debuts FGTV today. FGTV is a new video content series devoted to telling the stories of the creatives that continue to play an integral role in A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs' iconic brand.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
Tedeschi Trucks Band, the unstoppable, Grammy-winning 12-piece musical juggernaut led by husband and wife Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, have announced their new album 'Signs', out February 15th on Snakefarm Records / Fantasy Records in the UK.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
PRIMARY STAGES announces its complete 2019/20 Season, celebrating its 35th anniversary.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
PEN America today announced comedian and Last Week Tonight creator and host John Oliver as the host of this year's PEN America Literary Gala, where New York's literary, activist, cultural and social life collides in a celebration of free expression. The event will honor Bob Woodward, the peerless investigative journalist who has held the White House accountable for decades through his no-holds-barred books and journalism, with the PEN America Literary Service Award. Scholastic Chairman and CEO Richard Robinson will be this year's Publisher Honoree, for his outstanding leadership in bringing millions of children worldwide credible information and inspiring books that help them navigate the world around them.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
McCarter Theatre Center has announced three new works as part of its 2019 Spotlight New Play Festival. These intimate play readings showcase the core of the McCarter LAB's mission to support new voices with creative insight from dramaturgs, directors, and actors to help guide and shape their plays. Additionally, real-time reactions of audience members play an active role in the creative development process, assisting playwrights in the elevation of their artistic endeavors.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019
Whiskey lovers truly have a new reason to celebrate. Thanks to Cask Cartel, they have the chance to purchase and taste one of America's most exquisite whiskeys: acclaimed Kentucky Peerless 3 Year Straight Rye Whiskey. This release follows the successful re-introduction of award-winning Peerless Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019
An afternoon of heartfelt, soulful acoustic music.  Windham Hill Records founder Will Ackerman, himself a Grammy Award-winning guitarist, joins three musicians he has produced over the years: Todd Mosby, an acclaimed guitarist and sole performer of the Imrat Guitar; Trevor Gordon Hall, a kalimbatar/guitarist and acoustic guitar phenom; and acoustic guitar maestro Todd Boston.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Endlings by Celine Song begins previews tonight, Tuesday, February 26 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA. It opens Friday, March 1, and plays through March 17. Tickets on sale now: online at americanrepertorytheater.org, by phone at 617.547.8300, and in person at the Loeb Drama Center Ticket Services Offices (64 Brattle Street, Cambridge).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the first of its two upcoming Off-Broadway productions at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.
by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2019
Endlings begins previews on Tuesday, February 26 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA. It opens Friday, March 1, and plays through March 17. Tickets on sale now: online at americanrepertorytheater.org, by phone at 617.547.8300, and in person at the Loeb Drama Center Ticket Services Offices (64 Brattle Street, Cambridge).
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Seven time GRAMMY winner (including 2014 Album of the Year for Morning Phase) Beck has confirmed a return to the road in the form of a co-headlining tour with Cage The Elephant—with support from Spoon—beginning July 11th at Sunlight Supply Amphitheater in Ridgefield, WA.  
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2018
The New School's College of Performing Arts (CoPA) today announced a landmark partnership with the Philip Glass Ensemble (PGE) and long-time PGE member, Lisa Bielawa, around the work of Philip Glass, one of the world's preeminent composers, musicians, and authors, to form a new learning and creative center. Building on Glass's enduring contributions to modern culture, the Philip Glass Institute (PGI) will offer students, faculty, and the public the opportunity to immerse themselves in the work of Philip Glass, other important artists within his circle, and the work of the iconic Philip Glass Ensemble. Renowned composer and long-time vocalist for the PGE Lisa Bielawa will become the inaugural Composer-in-Residence and Chief Curator of the Philip Glass Institute.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018
Having tirelessly promoted emerging and cutting-edge music over his prolific career, broadcasting legend “Whispering” Bob Harris OBE today announced that he will be taking the much respected Under The Apple Tree Sessions out on the road with his newly announced Under The Apple Tree tour. The tour will be headlined by indie/folk trio Wildwood Kin and will also have regional acts handpicked by Bob for each show.
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2018
The New School's College of Performing Arts (CoPA) today announced a landmark partnership with the Philip Glass Ensemble (PGE) and long-time PGE member, Lisa Bielawa, around the work of Philip Glass, one of the world's preeminent composers, musicians, and authors, to form a new learning and creative center. Building on Glass's enduring contributions to modern culture, the Philip Glass Institute (PGI) will offer students, faculty, and the public the opportunity to immerse themselves in the work of Philip Glass, other important artists within his circle, and the work of the iconic Philip Glass Ensemble. Renowned composer and long-time vocalist for the PGE Lisa Bielawa will become the inaugural Composer-in-Residence and Chief Curator of the Philip Glass Institute. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018
The Old Globe today announced it will present the sixth annual Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by some of the most exciting voices writing for the American theatre today, playing January 18-20, 2019.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 15, 2018
What a bizarre year 2018 has been. In the months that saw too much Trump, devastating Californian wildfires, an escalation in the refugee crisis, not to mention the dreaded 'B' word, it makes me more grateful than ever for the pure escapism that live theatre so often provides.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 7.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Primary Stages announced today that the Primary Stages 2019 Spring Fling will benefit the Primary Stage Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE will present a special salute to “Women in History” this May with encore broadcasts of four films that celebrate extraordinary women: Amelia Earhart, Annie Oakley, Emma Goldman and Rachel Carson. From the groundbreaking work of the scientist who launched the modern environmental movement to the fearless aviator who set world records, these stories explore the lives of women who became famous — or controversial — for following their own paths, regardless of the consequences, and whose achievements are still remembered today.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents The Boston Pops on Tour, Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.