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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (New York, NY)
205 West 46th St.

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Based on the novel The Ambassadorsby Henry James


BWW REVIEW: In A World Disgruntled With Its Leaders, Sondheim's ASSASSINS Is The Perfectly Timed Peak Into The Past
by Jade Kops - Sep 21, 2017

The mystery of what motivates a person to murder for political reasons plays out in Hayes Theatre Co's latest perfectly crafted production ASSASSINS. (more...)

Eau Claire Distillery's Farm-to-Glass Spirits Now Available in U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Eau Claire Distillery, Canada's premier craft distillery, today announced its official U.S. launch with availability in New York. The distillery's renowned Parlour Gin and Prickly Pear EquineOx spirits can now be found in bars, restaurants and liquor stores within the state. Made from regionally-sourced ingredients and artisanal distilling methods, Eau Claire's spirits reveal truly unique flavors and redefine taste, one grain-to-glass experience at a time. (more...)

Judy Frank's Funny, Heart-Warming NOTES TO WHEREVER Set for EAG
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Following the passing of her husband of 40 years, a woman continues to share her life with him through a series of written notes. On this night, in a gesture of letting go, the woman decides to read them aloud. (more...)

National Philharmonic Kicks Off the 2017-2018 Season with Star-Studded Opening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore commences with star-studded performances by some of today's most famous classical musicians. The concert on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m., will feature the famous former child prodigy Sarah Chang (violin) and Grammy winning Zuill Bailey (cello), conducted by Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski. On Sunday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m., Chang will play alongside pianist Santiago Rodriguez, who will be making his return-debut to the Washington area. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is conducting the Star-Spangled Banner on Saturday. An instrument petting zoo will take place in the lobby on Sunday from 2-2:30 p.m., allowing children a chance to experiment with instruments from different families (string, wood, brass, and percussion). In both concerts, musicians will play Beethoven's Egmont Overtureand Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor. (more...)

Steynberg Gallery Presents Pierre Bensusan, France's Acoustic Guitar Master, in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On Friday September 29, San Luis Obispo's Steynberg Gallery proudly presents France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan in concert - as part of the 30 date Fall leg of his 2017 USA Tour! (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: September 21, 2017
by BWW Special - Sep 21, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Official: Track List Announced for SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Cast Recording; Download Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

It's official! The cast recording of the recent, highly acclaimed, sold-out Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal in his Broadway debut and Tony-wining actress Annaleigh Ashford, is set for digital download and streaming release September 22 via the Arts Music division at Warner Music Group, with the CD version to be released in November. (more...)

Photo Flash: Justin Trudeau, Whoopi Goldberg, Jordan Fisher Attend WE Day UN in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Yesterday marked the the inaugural WE Day UN event that took place at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in NYC. (more...)

Mika Brzezinsi's KNOW YOUR VALUE Returns to NYC This October for Star-Studded Program
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Mika Brzezinski, founder of Know Your Value and co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, announced today the return of the 'Know Your Value' event on Oct. 30 at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. (more...)

Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey's 'Beauty of Blend' Campaign Makes Global Debut in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On September 19 th, Tullamore D.E.W. the world's second largest Irish whiskey premiered a new global advertising platform, "Beauty of Blend," which will be its most extensive international communications campaign to date. Debuting in the U.S. at New York's Lower East Side Tenement Museum, the "Beauty of Blend" campaign includes television and digital advertising, an ongoing social media campaign, micro-site, events and influencer programming. (more...)

OSLO Celebrates International Day of Peace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The critically acclaimed production of OSLO, currently playing to sold-out houses at the National Theatre, transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre from 2 October until 30 December. A series of special events has been announced to celebrate International Day of Peace on 21 September. (more...)

New York Entrepreneurs Spark Collaboration with UN to Support Sustainable Development Globally
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

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TLC Network, Redbook Magazine & More Team for Anti-Bullying Awards
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

TLC Network will host its first-ever GIVE A LITTLE AWARDS in partnership with Redbook magazine and PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center to honor those who are making a difference in preventing bullying. (more...)

Portland Ovations Offstage Launches Offstage Ambassador Program for Students
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Portland Ovations Offstage is launching an Ambassador Program to enroll Maine high school students to spread the word about the magic of the performing arts and to provide them with an in depth semester-long opportunity to explore what a professional commitment to the performing arts truly entails. By selecting a core group of students, Ovations Offstage hopes to establish and nurture a vital link to their peers regarding the arts, both locally and nationally. (more...)

France's Acoustic Guitar Master Pierre Bensusan in Concert at Willits Center for the Arts, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On Tuesday September 26, Willits Center for the Arts proudly presents France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan in concert - as part of the 30 date Fall leg of his 2017 USA Tour! (more...)

Pierre Bensusan, France's Acoustic Guitar Master, Presents Concert and Workshop in Portland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On Thursday September 21, Abbie's Concert Series in Portland Oregon is excited to present France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan for a second concert (his Sept 22 show is already sold out) - as part of the 30 date Fall leg of his 2017 USA Tour! (more...)

The Doobie Brothers and More Set for Playing For Change's WE ARE ONE Benefit in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On Tuesday, October 3, Playing For Change will host its 'We Are One' benefit concert at the historic Mayan Theater in Los Angeles, with all ticket proceeds from the event going to Playing For Change Foundation, a separate 501(c)3 organization, established in 2007 in order to give back to the communities of the musicians met while filming these videos. (more...)

Pasadena Symphony Opens 2017-18 Classic Season with Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Beauty, powerful rhythmic energy and breathless joy all describe the program that the Pasadena Symphony has planned to open its 89th Season with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 and Prokofiev's 2nd Violin Concerto on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Ambassador Auditorium with both matinee and evening performances at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. This not-to-be-missed season opener will also feature the world premiere of Ichabod! The Protest Is Over by James Lee III. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE JOSHUA SHOW: EPISODE 2 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Little Shadow Productions, in association with HERE, is pleased to share a first look at THE JOSHUA SHOW: EPISODE 2, written and performed by award-winning puppeteer Joshua Holden (Avenue Q National Tour), with live musical stylings by Jeb Colwell, and directed by Jessica Lazar. (more...)

New Episodes of STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON Premiere on National Geographic Channel 10/1
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON is back with more star power than ever! The three-time Emmy-nominated talk show returns on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 11/10c with 20 all-new episodes featuring mind-blowing conversations, scientific commentary and cosmic queries - all with a comedic punch. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre presents World Premiere of FIREFLIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Jane Alexander, Denis Arndt, Judith Ivey, and Christopher Michael McFarland will star in the world premiere of Fireflies by Tony Award nominee Matthew Barber, directed by Long Wharf Theatre Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang Lang
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Concert tickets to the annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra gala concert today, September 16 at Heinz Hall are on sale now! The concert, "Rhapsody in Blue," features pianist Lang Lang and is the kick-off of Music Director Manfred Honeck's 10th anniversary season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

Bob Weir Honored as United Nations Goodwill Ambassador
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Yesterday, Bob Weir was horored as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) appointed legendary musician and founding member of the Grateful Dead and Dead & Company to help raise awareness and mobilize support for the UN agency's work to end poverty while fighting climate change. (more...)

Jake Gyllenhaal Announces SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Cast Recording Will Be Released End of September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Jake Gyllenhaal spoke with CBS Sunday morning about his career including his celebrated run in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. The actor revealed that the cast recording will be released at the end of this month. (more...)

Current Affairs Leads Conversation at the Third-Annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The first and second day of the third-annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival at Boulder at the Main Boulder Public Library, September 15 and 16, featured 29 sessions that covered topics ranging from Slumdog Millionaire and Spotlight to climate change, sexuality, Russia and North Korea. (more...)

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Returns Home from Fifth Tour of China
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Ninety-seven musicians of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra arrive home this morning after performing to a full house on Saturday night with Chief Conductor and Artistic Director David Robertson at Beijing's National Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BAT OUT OF HELL's Andrew Polec Wins Stage Debut Award, Full List
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The Stage today announced the winners of the inaugural The Stage Debut Awards. The awards recognise the best breakthrough actors and creatives in theatre. The winners were announced at a ceremony at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London on September 17, 2017. (more...)

Southern Utah University to Host Helen Foster Snow Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

On Wednesday, September 20 and Thursday, September 21, Southern Utah University will host several events in celebration of the life and achievements of Cedar City native, Helen Foster Snow. (more...)

Yoko Ono and John Lennon Educational Tour Bus 'Come Together' to Support NYC Schools
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Yoko Ono Lennon has announced the return to NYC of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus (LennonBus.org), the non-profit 501(c)(3) mobile music and video production studio, for a month-long tour September 15 - October 14. (more...)

Carla Hall and Chris Hayes Speak Out in Brooklyn Community Services' Subway Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) launches its ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign for the 3rd year on September 12 with Many Voices, Many Stories, a public service poster campaign seen on 36 Brooklyn subway stations featuring Carla Hall of ABC's The Chew, Chris Hayes of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes and a diverse group of Brooklyn notables speaking out about Brooklynites who are living in poverty and the impact of volunteering, advocacy and philanthropy to make a positive difference. Sponsored by Investors Bank, ONE Brooklyn Community Many Voices, Many Stories will be on view through October 12th. (more...)

Hendrick's Gin Continues Cross-Country Quest With Giant, Traveling Cucumber Garnisher
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Hendrick's Gin (which is itself infused with cucumber) has, for the past three months, been traveling across the United States with its eye-popping, wondrously strange cucumber slicing device with the sole purpose of offering the most beautifully garnished Hendrick's Gin cocktails ever to grace a glass. (more...)

Pierre Bensusan, France's Acoustic Guitar Master in Concert Comes to Axe & Fiddle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

On Saturday September 23, Eugene Oregon area fans are excited to welcome France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan in concert at the Axe and Fiddle in Cottage Grove - as part of the 30 date Fall leg of his 2017 USA Tour! Winner of the Independent Music Award, in the Live Performance Album category for his latest triple live album 'Encore' (2014), 'Rose d'Or' of the Montreux Festival for his first album, 'Pr s de Paris' (Switzerland, 1976), 'Best World Music Guitar Player ' by the readers of Guitar Player Magazine (USA, 2008), Bensusan is recognized as one of the premier musicians of our time. (more...)

H&R Johnson Launches Tactile Campaign to Aid the Visually Disabled
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

It's not easy to live in India if you're one of the millions of people who are differently-abled. There are not enough ramps for wheelchairs; the pavements are utterly unfriendly to people who are blind, public transport buses and taxis don't have special facilities and there are a millions of other problems that the differently-abled people face every day in India. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny. (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 9/15/2017
by BWW - Sep 15, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 9/15/2017. (more...)

Pre-Order Chris Young's New Album Digitally & Receive New Music Instantly
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Losing Sleep, the hotly anticipated new album from country star Chris Young, is now available for pre-order and pre-save. (more...)

Platinum-Selling Rock Group Train Performs at Greenwich Wine + Food Festival, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Platinum-selling rock band Train will be performing next Saturday, September 23 at the Greenwich Wine + Food Festival in Greenwich, Connecticut (www.greenwichwineandfood.com). (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Hosts Annual Fall Fête 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) will host its annual benefit to support the Center's programs on Monday, October 2, 2017, in BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater and Howard Gilman Performance Space. The festive, intimate evening will raise funds for BAC through ticket purchases and a silent auction of visual art works. Proceeds will support BAC's artist-centered programs and help to maintain affordable ticket prices. (more...)

Renée Fleming Returns to Carnegie Hall on 10/23 in Recital with Pianist Inon Barnatan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Acclaimed American soprano Ren e Fleming performs in recital with pianist Inon Barnatan on Monday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program includes works by Brahms, Egon Kornauth, Andr Previn, selections from Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, and the world premiere of a new work by Caroline Shaw, commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commissions Project. (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...)

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...)

Nicole Kidman to Receive Actress Tribute at IFP GOTHAM AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent filmmakers and storytellers, announced today that Academy Award and Golden Globe winning actress Nicole Kidman will receive the Actress Tribute and Academy Award (more...)

Royal Room Presents France's Acoustic Guitar Wiz Pierre Bensusan In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

On Sunday September 17, Seattle fans are excited to welcome back France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan in concert at The Royal Room - as part of the 30 date Fall leg of his 2017 USA Tour! (more...)

Merc Playhouse Presents France's Acoustic Guitar Wiz Pierre Bensusan In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

On Saturday Sept 16, Cascadia Music is proud to present France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan in concert at the Merc Playhouse in Twisp, Washington - as part of the 30 date Fall leg of his 2017 USA Tour! (more...)

Cast Complete for Harriett D. Foy-Led East Coast Debut of NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Celebrating the life and music of Nina Simone, one of America's most iconic singers and civil rights activists, Christina Ham's provocative musical journey Nina Simone: Four Women makes its East Coast debut at Arena Stage. Set in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, in which four little girls lost their lives in 1963, Ham uses Simone's song 'Four Women' as the framework to explore the songstress' shift from artist to artist-activist. (more...)

WOODRISE 2017 - The world's first conference dedicated to mid-rise and tall wood buildings opens its doors in Bordeaux, France
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

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Sébastien Izambard to Release Solo Album 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

S bastien Izambard -- one quarter of the massive classical crossover group Il Divo -- will release a new solo album, We Came Here To Love, November 3 (Entertainment One Music). The album's first single, 'We Came Here To Love' will be released September 29. Check out the announcement video here. (more...)

Granada Theatre Volunteer Ambassador Program Accepting Applications
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Granada Theatre is now accepting applications for its Volunteer Ambassador Program. Created in 2008 after the renovation of The Granada Theatre was complete, the program boasts over 125 volunteers who work as Ambassadors for the theater with the community, and serve an important role in delivering the best possible guest experience for every performance. The Ambassador Program will hold an orientation on Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30pm at the Granada Theatre (1214 State St.). Interested applicants are encouraged to fill out applications (available on the Granada Theatre's website here), and are required to attend the orientation and theatre tour training in order to become a Granada Volunteer Ambassador. (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater to Receive ASCAP Foundation Champion Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The ASCAP Foundation announces that Grammy- and Tony Award-winning jazz legend Dee Dee Bridgewater will be honored with The ASCAP Foundation Champion Award at The ASCAP Foundation Honors Celebration on Thursday, December 14. The annual, invitation-only event takes place at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. (more...)

Southport 40th Anniversary in NYC to Include Bob Dorough Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Lampkin Music Group and Christopher Gines/Noctambulo @ Pangea presents 'A Musical Celebration of Jazz Legend Bob Dorough' starring Joanie Pallatto and Bradley Parker-Sparrow with special guests Martha Lorin, Christiana Moffa, Bill Nolte, Deanna Witkowski. Part of the Southport 40th Anniversary Celebration in NYC and Chicago Plus a CD Party for Joanie & Sparrow's new CD Float Out to Sea One Show Only! Noctambulo @ Pangea 178 2nd Ave (between 11th & 12th Streets) NY, NY 10003 212-995-0900 Monday, October 23rd at 7:00 p.m. Music Charge: $25.00 online or $30.00 at the Door (Cash Only) Drink/Food Min: $20.00 http://www.cafenoctambulo.com/ (more...)

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