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by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Smuin Contemporary Ballet's groundbreaking spring program will introduce the Bay Area to internationally renowned Cuban choreographer Osnel Delgado, with a thrilling World Premiere that combines flawless contemporary dance with Afro-Cuban and Latin social dances, creating a piece truly unique to Smuin. Co-founder and Artistic Director of Havana's Malpaso Dance Company, an Associate Company of Joyce Theater Productions, Delgado's movement offers up passion, intricate musicality, and an exploration of relationships that transcend borders. Also on the program, back by popular demand, is Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Requiem for a Rose, a captivating ballet set to one of Schubert's most romantic adagios. Lopez Ochoa, introduced to the Bay Area by Smuin in 2017, was inspired by her reflection on the meaning of true love and fleeting romance in creating this sublime work, which the San Francisco Classical Voice declared a?oeperfection!a?? Rounding out the bill is Symphony of Psalms, Michael Smuin's spiritually evocative piece set to the dramatic Stravinsky score of the same name.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Artist Marsha Heller returns in March 2020 to Ceres Gallery, the first gallery in New York City devoted to showcasing and promoting the work of women artists. Heller's new work highlights nature's vistas in her second solo exhibition, 'Fragments of Beauty', from March 3 through March 28, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Center Theatre Group has announced its 54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre, which features Hadestown, Dear Evan Hansen, The Prom, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Ventriloquist, singer, comedian and celebrity impressionist Terry Fator burst onto the national scene after winning a?oeAmerica's Got Talenta?? in 2007 for his unique skill and passion for entertaining. Don't miss your chance to see the a?oeHuman Jukeboxa?? Terry Fator perform, one night only, Saturday, March 7 at 8pm at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
The House Theatre of Chicago will extend Verböten, the company's second main stage production of its 18th season. Directed by The House's Artistic Director Nathan Allen, with book by Brett Neveu and music and lyrics by Jason Narducy, The House will add 13 performances of Verböten running through Sunday, March 29 at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. The regular performance schedule through March 29 will remain with additional updates also listed below:
by TV Scoop - Feb 18, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of CHICAGO PD, airing on NBC on Wednesday, March 4, 2020!
by Greg Kerestan - Feb 18, 2020
This may be Shakespeare's dumbest play, but Alan Stanford's production is still smarter than just about anything else you'll see this year.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
To mark their 5th season, the 2020 Avex Recital Series will host four concerts by a new generation of leading Japanese artists. 2020 sees the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and 27th June will showcase Beethoven virtuoso, the highly-renowned blind pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii. Other musicians in this year's series are pianist Yu Kosuge (23rd May), violinist Sayaka Shoji and pianist Víkingur ?"lafsson (28th November), and pianist Mao Fujita (19th December).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
The South Orange Performing Arts Center brings Willie Nile, the hard-edged rocker that drives a song like a runaway train, to its stage on February 29 at 8 p.m.  The New York Times has called Willie Nile a?oeone of the most gifted Singer-Songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years.a?? His album Streets Of New York was hailed as a?oea platter for the agesa?? by UNCUT magazine, and fans delight in his total commitment to Rock 'n Roll.  
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
One River Larchmont is excited to showcase the works of Chris Tardio. Chris Tardio is an emerging visual artist, writer and actor. He is mainly known for his roles on The Sopranos, Younger and Ray Donovan. Chris is interested in combining his love of nature with his passion of writing and is working on a book of poetry to coincide with his new exhibition of photographs. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the musical SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, opening February 19 and running through March 29, 2020.  For ticket information please call 812-288-8281 or visit   
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Jackalope's 12th season continues with the Chicago premiere of Fast Company, written by Carla Ching, directed by Kaiser Ahmed*, with the full cast and production team announced below.
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Profiles in History is proud to announce Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: The Auction. The auction features iconic props and costumes, instantly recognizable to fans, from both seasons of the acclaimed mystery/sci-fi TV series, with 42% of the net proceeds to benefit key non-profit organizations in honor of Douglas Adams.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Bollywood Boulevard brings the energy and vitality of Hindi cinema to the Popejoy stage on Saturday, March 7,2020 at 8 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Ensemble, Board of Directors, and Staff proudly announce the 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town. The Root Ball will celebrate more than 25 years of fearless theatre-making while flashing back into 1960s. The 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
The Folk Music Society of New York presents Cajun fiddler extraordinaire  Gina Forsyth in concert on Friday, March 20, 7:30pm, at OSA, 220 E. 23 Street, seventh floor. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
The 92Y Harkness Dance Festival's all-international 2020 season continues Week 2 with Montreal's Daniel Lévéille Danse, with Catherine Gaudet, choreographer. Interested in subtle shifts in the body and micro-movements that reveal hidden sensations, Gaudet combines raw, precise corporeality, dramatic tension, obsessiveness, and the grotesque in this arresting new work for the company of five.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Quartet 131 will be featured on the Arion Chamber Music Series on Friday February 21, 2020, from 8:00 - 9:30 PM. The concert will take place at Christ & St. Stephen's Church located at 120 W. 69th St., NYC. Tickets are $30. Students under 25 with ID are $15 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at arionchambermusic.org.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020
Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans (In the Green, Dance Nation) is currently directing Riddle of the Trilobites, now playing at the New Victory Theater through February 23! A new musical developed by CollaborationTown, Riddle of the Trilobites is an all-ages allegory about climate change, brought to life through eye-catching puppetry.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Three Rivers Music Theatre's production of Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY opens on Friday at The Philmore on Broadway. This is TRMT's first production back at The Philmore after their acclaimed sold-out run of CABARET in 2018. This production marks the Fort Wayne debut of renowned theatre director and artist, Beth Turcotte.
by Melia Kraus-har - Feb 18, 2020
Nashville Ballet's Artistic Director, Paul Vasterling, approached the company's annual Attitude series - Other Voices - with questions on gender: what does it mean to be a man, what does it mean to be a woman, what does it mean to be both, and what does it mean to be neither? Vasterling commissioned Jennifer Archibald, Erin Kouwe, Matthew Neenan, and Carlos Pons Guerra, in collaboration with Nashville-based musicians, Christina Spinei and Louis York, to create works from those prompts. Company artists appeared energized with work made on them; however, the four-piece program seemed grueling for dancers in terms of movement and content at the 7:30pm performance on Saturday, February 15 at Tennessee Performing Art Center's Polk Theater.
by Keith Waits - Feb 17, 2020
Hot off the success of Les Misérables, the creative team of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil created another war musical: Miss Saigon. Loosely based on the opera Madame Butterfly, Miss Saigon is an epic romance set right before the end of and three years after the Vietnam War. While the musical ultimately lost the 'Best New Musical' Tony to 'The Will Rogers Follies' in 1991, when done properly, it remains one of Broadway's greatest spectacles, something that this production has absolutely taken to heart.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
After sold out runs in Costa Rica, El Salvador and Spain (where it won the Audience Award at the Miteu International Theater Festival), Teatro Espressivo's critically acclaimed production of BUILDING THE WALLby Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge) arrives in the US. Performances begin February 27 at Teatro LATEA @ The Clemente in Lower Manhattan. Presented in Spanish with English subtitles, this translation by Gerardo Bolaños G. is directed by Natalia Mariño, winner of Costa Rica's prestigious Premio Nacional a Mejor Dirección de Teatro.
by Caroline Cronin - Feb 17, 2020
Lucie Jones has certainly earned her musical theatre stripes in the past few years. Stints in Rent, Legally Blonde, and more recently Waitress, have cemented her as one of our most accomplished musical theatre actresses. And last night during Lucie Jones Live at the Adelphi, as theatreland came together to celebrate her talents, Jones showcased her authentic self and it was a delight to witness.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
The Warner Theatre announced today the appointment of its new Executive Director, Mr. Rufus de Rham. Mr. de Rham was selected following an extensive and thorough executive search process.
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
THE FOUR TOPS deliver an intimate evening of timeless hits that will have the entire audience dancing in their seats. Always a hit in concert, The Four Tops have toured incessantly over the decades, a towering testament to the enduring legacy of the MOTOWN Sound they helped shape and define. The Tops are inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, with 24 top 40 Pop hits to their credit, including a?oeBaby, I Need Your Loving.a?? Their songs, soulful and bittersweet, were successes on the pop charts, the R & B charts and in the United Kingdom. a?oeI Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch),a?? a No. 1 R & B and pop smash in 1965, is one of Motown's longest-running chart toppers; it was quickly followed by another longtime favorite, a?oeIt's the Same Old Song.a?? Their commercial peak was highlighted by a romantic trilogy: the No. 1 a?oeReach Out I'll Be There,a?? a?oeStanding in the Shadows of Love,a?? and a?oeBernadette.a?? Other Tops hits include a?oeAsk the Lonely,a?? a?oeShake Me, Wake Me (When it's Over),a?? a?oeSomething About You,a?? a?oeAin't No Woman (Like the One I've Got),a?? a?oeStill Waters Run Deep,a?? a?oeWhen She was My Girl,a?? and a?oeWalk Away Renee.a?? The Four Tops bring a high energy show packed with the smooth moves, sweet harmonies and powerful vocals that made them one of Motown's most successful supergroups of all time. Their live show is not to be missed!
by Rob Levy - Feb 17, 2020
There is a lot to wig out about with The Rep's production of The Mystery of Irma Vep. A rapid-fire mélange of B-movie insanity and camp hijinks, it is a throwback to a time when bawdy and raucous theater was a rebellious sign of the times.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
It's a provincial holiday on P.E.I. today and to celebrate, Confederation Centre of the Arts is offering a special 'Islander Day' sale for Charlottetown Festival tickets. Artistic Director Adam Brazier has also announced the casting of four of the lead roles in Anne of Green Gablesa?"The Musical.
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2020
Redhouse Arts Center continues its 2020 portion of its season with William Shakespeare's most famous play, Romeo and Juliet. New York based Director Melissa Rain Anderson will make her Redhouse debut after directing The Wolves at Syracuse Stage and La Cage Aux Folles at the Geva Center in Rochester, NY. She is a long time director for Geva having helmed the acclaimed productions of Spamalot, Hair and In The Heights.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Creative Collective Girl Gang have curated an all womxn line-up for their new exhibition 'Everything I Know, I Felt' in The Lowry galleries.
by Carla Delgado - Feb 17, 2020
Repertory Philippines (REP) opens its 2020 season with the backstage comedy Stage Kiss, a straight play written by distinguished playwright Sarah Ruhl, who also wrote The Vibrator Play and Eurydice.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
In 2017 the award-winning playwright and actor Justin Butcher marshalled a motley crew of marchers on a pilgrimage from London to Jerusalem, calling for equal rights for all in the Holy Land. More than one hundred walkers took part. Nine walked the whole way, through Europe, Turkey, Jordan, and the Holy Land.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a first-time ever NYC concert event celebrating the songs from the musical Taking My Turn.
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Bass legend Tony Newton is releasing a timely new single “Stop That Sh*t” from his newly released acclaimed new album “White Light Collection.” Says Brett David Stewart of JukeboxPodcast, “Lyrically, the single takes aim at those who only want to benefit themselves, often at the cost of those around them and future generations. 'Stop That Sh*t,' Newton croons funkily as he points the finger at a 'bad cancer' of society - those with endless greed.”
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Harry Townsend's Last Stand has just celebrated its 100th performance!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Redhouse Arts Center continues its 2020 portion of its season with William Shakespeare's most famous play, Romeo and Juliet. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Today, jazz virtuoso Stephen Bruner aka Thundercat releases “Dragonball Durag”, the second single from It Is What It Is, out April 3rd on Brainfeeder. The new track, produced by Thunder and Flying Lotus, encapsulates his love of humour in music and his passion for the cult Japanese animé Dragon Ball Z.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Blumenthal Performing Arts has announced Andie Maloney has been named the non-profit's new Vice President of Education. Maloney is stepping in to replace Ralph Beck, who is retiring in May, after 11+ years of service as Blumenthal's Director of Education.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle has announced the recipients of its four Special Awards for 2020. The Special Awards will be presented as part of its 44th Annual Excellence in Theatre Awards Gala to be held on Monday, March 30, 2020 at San Francisco's historic Victoria Theatre. The event will be Bay Area performer Ken Sonkin with musical entertainment provided by The Lost Trio.
by Jo Fisher - Feb 16, 2020
Produced by The Old Vic, in association with Bristol Old Vic, Oliver award-winning A Monster Calls is making its way around the UK on tour, and has just closed its appearance at Chichester Festival Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2020
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago continues its 25th Theatrical Reading Season with free performances of Shakespeare's romantic tragedy ROMEO AND JULIET, running Feb. 21-27, 2020, at eight Chicago-area venues.
by Chris Struck - Feb 16, 2020
Craig Horsley is an interesting character. A popular one too. So when he cooked up this new show exploring love and revealing all of the emotions that come with it, it seems like the whole town came out to see him sing.
by Cindy Marcolina - Feb 16, 2020
Mixing theatre and food has become a bit of a craze in the past couple of years, so it was only a matter of time before shows involving food were introduced in festivals. Paul Flannery - who's spent ten years going in and out of the profession - and his assistant serve a delectable evening whether you enjoy spending time in the kitchen or not.
by Cindy Marcolina - Feb 15, 2020
In 1969, a serial killer brutally murdered three women in Scotland. Nicknamed Bible John by the police and the press, his identity is still a mystery. In the present day, four young women who are bored out of their mind while temping in an office find out that they share a mild obsession with true crime podcasts. As they start bonding on Carrie LaRue's investigation on the Glaswegian case, they try their own hand at giving justice to the victims.
by Sean Fallon - Feb 15, 2020
NEWSIES in Westport is a must-see masterpiece! A combination of local talent and Broadway talent help create a moving show that touches the hearts of all the viewers! I highly recommend this show!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Stephen Deschenes , a research and development director at Capital Group, attorney Elizabeth (Beth) Calciano Fagan and independent film and television producer and author Dete Meserve have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), considered one of the world's preeminent children's choirs, announced Board Chair Kai Ryssdal. LACC, led by Artistic Director Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, serves 400 children ages 6 to 18 from across the Southland, providing rigorous musical training in a fun and supportive environment. The Chorus is noted for its artistic excellence, wide-ranging repertoire, exceptional professional and community collaborations and inspiring performances locally and abroad.