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by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
On October 1, 2019, MerleFest, presented by Window World, will begin accepting online applications for its popular volunteer program. MerleFest is an annual homecoming of musicians and music fans that takes place on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, N.C. MerleFest 2020 will be held on April 23 - 26, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
2019 a?oeAmerica's Got Talenta?? semi-finalists Dom Chambers and Eric Chien will join the cast of The Illusionists a?' Magic Of The Holidays for the show's record fifth holiday season, playing from Friday, November 29, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
The Cleveland Orchestra announced that its Gala Evening, held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 raised more than $1 million for the sixth consecutive year. The 2019 Gala raised more than $1.2 million thanks to the overwhelming generosity of this year's attendees and the leadership of honorary chairs Norma Lerner, Nancy W. McCann, KeyBank chairman and CEO Beth E. Mooney, and Cleveland Orchestra board president Richard K. Smucker,. More than 400 guests attended the Gala evening this year, including members of the Orchestra's young professionals group, The Circle.
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Last night, Florence + the Machine played the second of two sold-out shows in the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the nearly 2000-year-old theater in the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. The show was the culmination of 18 months of touring behind her latest album, High As Hope. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
With its Autumn 2019 Season now in full swing, the Belgrade Theatre is already looking forward to another exciting year ahead with the announcement of its Spring Season 2020. 
by Ben Rimalower - Sep 23, 2019
BroadwayWorld is excited to announce the official launch of the site's first self-produced podcast - Ben Rimalower's Broken Records, The Albums You Wouldn't Shut Up About. On each weekly episode Rimalower and co-host Daniel Nolen chat with guests about one album that they were obsessed with, how they discovered it, what it led them to, where they were in life when it impacted them and how it's stayed with them since.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 23, 2019
We're reaching outside of the US to bring hopeful students a wider picture of where they can attain training in the theatre arts! First up, we're looking at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in the UK. Get an idea of their degree programs, audition process and even hear from some of their faculty.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Claybody Theatre have announced full casting for the premiere of The D-Road, Deborah McAndrew's new play about one of Stoke-on-Trent's most significant cultural and economic landmarksa?" The A500 dual carriageway.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Soho Cinders, with Music by George Stiles and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe (the multi award-winning writers of the Olivier award-winning National Theatre hit Honk!, who also created a new score for the international smash-hit Cameron Mackintosh/Disney production of Mary Poppins) with Book by Anthony Drewe and Elliot Davis, will run nine weeks at London's Charing Cross Theatre from Thursday 24 October to Saturday 21 December, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2019
The Cleveland Orchestra has announced a new five-year extension of Franz Welser-Möst's contract as Music Director, continuing a partnership that began in 2002 to 2027. The announcement was made at Severance Hall in Cleveland at the Gala Concert opening the Orchestra's 2019-20 season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2019
Sam Campbell, Simone Leitner, and Peter Valenti host OPEN FLAME, the hot queer happening where a comedy open mic meets an LGBTQ+ social. We're celebrating Halloween this year of with FREAKY FLAME a comedy show featuring regulars of the show and queer comedy icons! Following the show is the dance party of your dreams! Costumes are not mandatory but encouraged!
by Shari Barrett - Sep 21, 2019
While I find Beckett's plays often too intensely intellectual for my comprehension, this was not the case with Irwin's seemingly effortless way of donning a bowler hat (or 2 or 3), juggling them until the perfect one is atop his head, and then going on to flop around the stage in his baggy pants and oversize shoes as a quintessential clown while explaining his interpretation of passages reflecting a?oethe noise of lifea?? in Beckett's a?oeText for Noting,a?? a?oeWatt,a?? a?oeWaiting for Godot,a?? a?oeEndgame,a?? and a?oeThe Unnamable.a?? It was an extraordinary evening of watching a master of the stage interpret the life and brilliance of a theatre legend.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019
The KEIKO FUJII DANCE COMPANY of Osaka, Japan, returns to New York with the US premiere of Ms. Fujii's 'Tamashii No Tibiki II' (Soul Vibrations), an ensemble work that looks into peoples' minds to explore the vibrations in the silent inner sanctuary of the body.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019
Randy's Donuts is celebrating the launch of their new coffee line-up and new Logo with Free Coffee. Known for doing things big, Randy's Donuts, the world's most recognized donut shop, today announced it will be offering guests a free cup of coffee to celebrate the launch of their new coffee line-up and new Logo. Every guest that stops by their Iconic Inglewood or El Segundo locations on Monday, September 23 from 6am to 6pm will get a free 12 oz. cup of their new premium Randy's Roast brewed hot coffee. Randy's new coffee line-up features a premium 100% Arabica medium roast brewed coffee called Randy's Roast that is a proprietary blend of Columbian, Brazilian and Central American beans. Randy's Roast is the perfect complement to donuts, because it is able to cut through the sweetness and enhance flavors. Randy's Roast will be offered in hot and iced versions. The new coffee line-up also includes an authentic and extensive hand-crafted Espresso experience, indulgent ice blended frappe beverages, cold brew and more. All hot products will be offered in 12 oz., 16 oz. & 20 oz. and all cold and iced blended frappe products will be offered in 12 oz., 16 oz. & 24 oz. The new coffee line-up will be available at the Inglewood and El Segundo locations. 'We want to celebrate the launch of our new coffee line-up by giving back to our customers who've visited us repeatedly over decades and helped make us a pop-culture icon,' said Mark Kelegian, President of Randy's Donuts. 'Our beloved fans all stop to buy donuts and snap photos outside our landmark shops. Now, they'll be rewarded with a free cup of premium Randy's Roast.' Randy's currently has four locations in the greater Los Angeles area - Inglewood, Century City, El Segundo and Hollywood. A new corporate location in Downey is slated to open in October, and several others are planned for 2019 & 2020. Earlier this year, the company announced plans to franchise the concept domestically and internationally. The brand opened in S. Korea in September and has signed deals to bring its word-famous donuts to Saudi Arabia and Philippines in the Fall of 2019. Randy's signature 32-foot novelty architecture donut sits atop the original Inglewood shop and is a top tourist stop, attracting thousands of customers to pose for photos. 'We already have the best high-quality handmade donuts. Now, we have an equally great coffee line-up that is also value priced,' said Thomas Bartsch, head of Marketing. 'We've also updated our Baker Boy logo adding a steaming coffee cup, because nothing goes better with donuts than coffee.' For nearly 60 years, Randy's has been a taste, pop-culture and architectural icon: Its donuts are handmade daily with proprietary, highest-quality and never-frozen ingredients and mixes. The business has been featured in countless movies, television shows and music videos such as Jimmy Kimmel Live! with Christina Aguilera, Iron Man 2, Futurama, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and the MTV Movie Awards. Randy's varieties include the classics - glazed, devil's food, and chocolate raised, deluxe - crullers, buttermilk and old fashioned, fancy - apple fritter, jelly filled and cinnamon roll, as well as premium - Nutella, red velvet ganache and s'mores. Randy's Donuts also offers delivery, catering and a full-service coffee program in addition to other beverages. For more information about Randy's Donuts and its franchise opportunity, visit randysdonuts.com/franchise. About Randy's Donuts Based in Inglewood and with four California locations, Randy's Donuts is the most recognized donut shop in the world and one of the most iconic locations in Los Angeles, attracting visitors from around the world to take pictures of the giant rooftop donut. Immediately recognized as the landmark building from appearances in movies, music videos and television shows, Randy's has consistently been named one of the top donut shops in the country for nearly 60 years and the most-reviewed and highest-rated donut shop on Yelp and similar sites. Whether it's a first visit or a local, one taste of Randy's donuts made by hand every morning brings customers back time and time again. Connect with Randy's Donuts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @randysdonutsla, LinkedIn and on Tik Tok @RandysDonuts. Learn more at randysdonuts.com.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019
Boosey & Hawkes is sad to announce the death of American composer Christopher Rouse, who passed away on Saturday, September 21, at age 70 in Baltimore, Maryland.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents renowned German clarinetist David Orlowsky and Italy's famed Quartetto di Cremona in a spellbinding Klezmer journey on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 7:30 pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
The 2019 White Light Festival opens on Saturday, October 19 with Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju: The Love Suicides at Sonezaki told through Japanese bunraku puppet theater in a contemporary interpretation directed by renowned artist Hiroshi Sugimoto. Incorporating music by Seiji Tsurusawa, designated by Japan as a Living National Treasure, and video by Tabaimo and Sugimoto, this U.S. production premiere is a bold staging of Chikamatsu Monzaemon's classic 18th-century drama based upon actual events, and a rare opportunity to experience bunraku in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
The darker side of human nature is on display in DruidShakespeare: Richard III, a chilling story of power and ambition in a wickedly comic production from Ireland's Druid theater company and director Garry Hynes. The production stars Aaron Monaghan, who appeared as Estragon in Druid's acclaimed Waiting for Godot in the 2018 White Light Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
A Doll's House is a play studied by students around the world. A production ahead of its time, it questioned the traditional roles of men and women in the 19th-century. This message, while not well received at the time, was essential to the forward movement of theatre. A Doll's House, Part 2 , written 140 years later by Lucas Hnath, aims to answer the question of what happened where Henrik Ibsen's classic play left off? 
by BWW Special - Sep 20, 2019
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature JOSEPH on Broadway, Lea Salonga in SWEENEY TODD, FROZEN Tour First Look and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Australia's Circa ensemble embodies electrifying explosions of physicality and power in this work that blurs the boundaries of dance, theater, music, and circus arts. Under the visionary direction of Yaron Lifschitz, the troupe melds circus acrobatics with contemporary dance in the tender and savage En Masse, featuring ten acrobats and three musicians performing to music by Swedish composer Klara Lewis interspersed with selections from Schubert's haunting Winterreise and Schwanengesang. A two-piano arrangement of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring yields the anarchic energy of acrobats caught in a life-and-death struggle. Circa appeared in the U.S. premiere of How Like an Angel in the 2014 White Light Festival.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 20, 2019
In support of today's Global Climate Strike, the new Broadway show The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical concluded its first performance on Broadway tonight by dimming the marquee of the Longacre Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim,presents Ballet West: Balanchine's Ballets Russes Le Chant du Rossignol andApollo on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 3pm & 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) announced today that Frank Almond will conclude his tenure as concertmaster at the end of the 2019-20 season. Appointed by Zdenek Mácal during his final season as music director, Mr. Almond served as concertmaster for 25 seasons under Andreas Delfs, Edo de Waart, and now Ken-David Masur. Following the conclusion of the 2019-20 season, Mr. Almond will remain with the orchestra as an Artistic Advisor, working closely with Maestro Masur and others to contribute to the MSO's continued artistic excellence.
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
On Friday, October 4 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, Travel Channel will premiere 'Haunted Salem: Live' - a special four-hour LIVE ghost investigation in and around the historic city, led by a team of the network's biggest paranormal stars. The immersive, multiplatform event will investigate ghostly activity at three historic locations tied to the infamous Salem Witch Trials of the late 17th century: the Ipswich Gaol, the Proctor House and Rockafellas. Teams will simultaneously lead separate investigations around the city as they seek to expose the hauntings that have plagued this notable city for hundreds of years. The night will culminate with a séance conducted simultaneously by the teams from each of the three locations.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
DPAC announces that beginning September 20th at 9:00 AM, a digital lottery will take place for HARRY CONNICK, JR. -  A Celebration of Cole Porter.  This pre-Broadway show will premiere at DPAC on September 21st through 22nd for three great shows.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Audible today announced that it will record the Broadway hit Sea Wall/A Life, starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge, two of the finest actors of their generation, as an Audible Original production, to be made available for millions of listeners globally in the coming months.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Yusif Eyvazov will sing Calàf in the October 3, 6mat, 9, and 12mat performances of Puccini's Turandot, replacing Roberto Aronica, who has withdrawn for personal reasons. Riccardo Massi will sing the role in performances on October 19mat, 23, 26; the singer for the role in the October 31 performance will be announced at a later date.
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
New York's leading LGBTQ film festival, NewFest, has announced the full lineup of their 31st annual celebration of the year's best LGBTQ films from around the world. As announced earlier this week, the festival will kick off the festival's 31st edition with the New York premiere of Mike Doyle's Manhattan-set ensemble rom-com SELL BY, featuring an eclectic cast including Scott Evans (Netflix's “Grace and Frankie”), Kate Walsh (ABC's “Grey's Anatomy”), Academy Award-nominee and Emmy Award-winner Patricia Clarkson, Michelle Buteau (Netflix's “Tales of the City”) and Augustus Prew (HIGH-RISE), and will close the festival with the New York premiere of Rodrigo Bellott's award-winning film TU ME MANQUES, which was recently announced as Bolivia's submission for Best International Feature Film selection for the 2019 Academy Awards. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Manhattan Rep's Play Production Program extends Play Production 'Building' to all of Manhattan with Big Play Production Program Event this October!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
With the premiere of CURRENT:LA FOOD approaching, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) announces the schedule of events for the 15 CURRENT:LA FOOD commissioned artists and artist teams and the commissioned community partners.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
New York Shakespeare Exchange announces a world premiere staged reading of a new theatrical experiment, The Card Play co-written by NYSX's Resident Dramaturg Shane Breaux and Resident Playwright Kevin Brewer,on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 7-9pm (doors open to audience at 6:30pm) at the 53rd Street Library Theater (18 W. 53rd Street, NYC). This event is free.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
The one and only Roberta Linn will perform 'Welcome Back Roberta Linn' on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at AJ's On The Green at the Date Palm Country Club in Cathedral City.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
The Yidan Prize, the world's largest in education, announces its 2019 laureates. Professor Usha GOSWAMI, Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge, UK, has been awarded the Yidan Prize for Education Research, while Sir Fazle Hasan ABED, KCMG, Founder and Chair Emeritus of Bangladesh's BRAC has been granted the Yidan Prize for Education Development in recognition of his ground-breaking work.
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019
Dennis Miller came on 'The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon' to talk about New York City, traveling around the world and his upcoming projects. Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents renowned German clarinetist David Orlowsky and Italy's famed Quartetto di Cremona in a spellbinding Klezmer journey on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 7:30 pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents two international companies, from Slovakia and Poland,  when Voices: International Theater Festival returns to Merseles Studios. The upcoming shows are Watch Now (Thursday/Sept. 26) and The Truth (Friday/Sept. 27) at Merseles Studios, 339 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Greta Hodgkinson will retire as Principal Dancer in 2020 after a remarkable career that spans 30 years. Ms. Hodgkinson will dance the title role in Giselle and appear in Petite Mort in November as well as The Nutcracker in December. Her final performance as Principal Dancer will be the seminal role of Marguerite in Frederick Ashton's Marguerite and Armand, acquired in her honour by Ms. Kain and the National Ballet, which makes its company premiere during the Winter Season February 29 a?" March 7, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an unhinged diverse comedy line-up celebrating contemporary stars and rising voices.
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Bravo is reviving the Emmy Award-winning gameshow 'Cash Cab' from Lion Television, an All3Media company, and bringing back host and comedian Ben Bailey. New Yorkers and tourists alike have pined for a chance to test their knowledge and win money in the iconic Cash Cab. Now, they may get a chance, and this time with a Bravo twist. In this series reboot, the questions will include more for lovers of pop culture and even a few appearances from Bravolebrities.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Verdi's beloved opera Aida opens San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 season in an entirely new theatrical performance utilizing set elements, costumes, lighting, and featuring the San Diego Symphony and San Diego Opera chorus onstage, alongside some of the greatest interpreters of Verdi's music performing today. Aida opens on October 19, 2019 for four performances. Additional performances are October 22, 25, and 27 (matinee), 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforgettable songs from one of music's greatest storytellers when Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville comes to Walton Arts Center Oct. 22-27 for eight performances. Along with the show, audiences can enhance their Broadway experience with three extras a?" an add-on craft cocktail class, Tropical Garden Party or Book Club.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Due to popular demand for its season opener, the nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to extend Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's triumphant and beloved, Evita, through October 20. This show has tangoed its way into audience's hearts around the world for the past 41 years and continues to be relevant and impactful today.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
With global sales totaling more than 75 million, Grammy and American Music Award winner Kenny G is the biggest-selling instrumental musician of all time. To add to his accolades, he has both the best-selling instrumental album of all time with Breathless, and the best-selling Christmas album of all time with Miracles. Never one to rest idle, Kenny G continues to tour, performing for adoring fans around the world.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce this year's directors and musical directors for their 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival events will kick off on Wednesday, October 23, with the return of The 46th Minute Concert at The Green Room 42.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
New York Shakespeare Exchange announces a world premiere staged reading of a new theatrical experiment, The Card Play co-written by NYSX's Resident Dramaturg Shane Breaux and Resident Playwright Kevin Brewer,on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 7-9pm (doors open to audience at 6:30pm) at the 53rd Street Library Theater (18 W. 53rd Street, NYC). This event is free.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge,' the highly anticipated new land inside Disney's Hollywood Studios, opened in late August, inviting guests to live their own Star Wars adventures as they explore a remote planet full of unique sights, sounds, smells, tastes and other immersive experiences.
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Depeche Mode, along with Trafalgar Releasing, Sony Music Entertainment and BBH Entertainment, are excited to announce the upcoming release of the new feature-length documentary and concert film, SPIRITS in the Forest, coming to cinemas worldwide for a one-night event on November 21. The film will bring fans together around the world to celebrate the impact of Depeche Mode's music and performances. SPIRITS in the Forest will be screened in more than 2,400 cinemas, from Adelaide to Zagreb, in over 70 countries. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Fly to new heights in the Tony Award-winning musical that never gets old. Peter Pan will take the stage at Children's Theatre of Charlotte October 4 through November 3. Join Peter as he whisks the Darling children off to Neverland in a story filled with magic, delight and adventure. Together, with the help of everyone's favorite fairy sidekick Tinker Bell, they'll face-off against crocodiles, evil pirates and the villainous Captain Hook. With a sprinkle of pixie dust and a dash of imagination, Peter Pan will awaken the child in us all. 
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
The Warehouse Project will host Mercury Prize Nominee slowthai's biggest headline show to date on Saturday 7th December at the newly opened Depot venue in Manchester. Celebrating the best of British alternative music, rooted in rap, grime and hip hop, the show will also feature Fredo, Flohio and Mike Skinner amongst others.