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Utah Symphony Announces Contract Extension for Music Director Thierry Fischer Through 2021-22 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera President and CEO Paul Meecham and Board Chair Dave Petersen today announced an extension of Thierry Fischer's contract as Utah Symphony Music Director through the 2021-22 season. The agreement extends the current contract, set to expire at the end of the 2018-19 season, for an additional three years. Mr. Fischer was named Music Director in September 2009, and his first full season in this role was the Utah Symphony's 2011-12 season. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Monday, May 22, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, May 22, 2017! (more...)

Suitors Revealed for New Season of ABC's THE BACHELORETTE
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

They're all on the hunt for Rachel Lindsay when the 13th edition of ABC's popular romance reality series “The Bachelorette” premieres on MONDAY, MAY 22, at a special time (9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (more...)

Maestro Fischer Leads Utah Symphony and Guest Violinist Simone Porter in THE RITE OF SPRING
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

On May 26 and 27 at 7:30 PM, Maestro Thierry Fischer leads the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Simone Porter in the final Masterworks performance of the 2016-17 season featuring Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring." Also on the concert repertoire are works by Tchaikovsky and Varese. (more...)

Eastbound Theatre presents 4,000 MILES
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, once again partners with Westport Community Theatre for a program of six original plays under the banner of "East/West PlayFest 2017". (more...)

Will Crutchfield Announces TEATRO NUOVO, a New Bel Canto Opera Program to Debut in July 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Will Crutchfield, longtime director of the Bel Canto at Caramoor series, announced today the formation of a new organization, Teatro Nuovo, that will continue and expand that program's work as it departs from Caramoor next year.  (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Makes DC Premiere Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the touring production of The Sound of Music, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien. This lavish new production will make its Washington, D.C. premiere at the Kennedy Center Opera House June 13-July 16, 2017 as part of a North American tour. Tickets are currently on sale. (more...)

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME to Ring the Bells at Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and Disney animated feature, The Barn Theatre School for Advanced Theatre Training presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame starring Robert Newman playing June 13-25. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 7, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 7, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Wednesday, June 7, 2017! Kathie Lee and Hoda are in town today to show their Today show audience what's happening in Nashville, which prompts the musical question: What's sights are on your list of places to go when newbies turn to you for advice? Let us know and we'll feature you in an upcoming story! (more...)

Violinist Jennifer Koh's SHARED MADNESS Web Series Launches
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Through short works for solo violin, which are heard in the final segment of each brief episode,SHARED MADNESS explores the relationship of composer to performer and performer to instrument as it stands today. (more...)

Utah Symphony Presents Summer Community Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The Utah Symphony today announced the lineup for its 2017 summer community concert series in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas. (more...)

ESPNU's 5th Annual SUMMER OF NEXT Begins This Saturday
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

ESPNU's fifth annual Summer of Next Presented by GEICO will begin Saturday, July 1, and continue through the 2017 GEICO ESPN High School Football Kickoff (more...)

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at 17th New York Guitar Seminar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will perform at the 17th New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes on Tuesday, June 27. The Duo will be joined by Rene Izquierdo and Duo Cantabile in a concert and conversation honoring Cuban guitarist and Maestro Elias Barreiro. (more...)

Other Theatre Announces 4th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Other Theatre Company, now rebranded as "Other Theatre," is pleased to announce its 4th season, kicking off this fall with the world premiere of Martin Zimmerman's comedic graphic novel for the stage THE MAKING OF A MODERN FOLK HERO, presented in association with Chicago Dramatists Grafting Project and directed by Kelly Howe. (more...)

Rec Room Arts Continues Inaugural Season with DEAD ROCKSTAR SING-A-LONG CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

George Michael, 53, born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou on June 25, 1963 in Finchley, North London, died December 25, 2016 and left the world broken-hearted. One of the greatest singers, songwriters, and pop sensations of our generation, his catchy, upbeat music demands that the listener move, dance, sing-along, foot-tap, shimmy/shake, and feel good. (more...)

Golf Channel to Present One-Hour Special SUMMER OF 76, 7/18
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

As temperatures rise this July with The Open returning to Royal Birkdale, Golf Channel today announced that its next Golf Films' project will dive into one of the coolest periods in the sport's history, the 1970s, with a one-hour special, Summer of '76, premiering on Tuesday, July 18 at 9 p.m. ET following Golf Central Live From The Open. (more...)

The Barn Theatre School Presents BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY is the multi- award winning, worldwide smash hit musical celebration of the life and tragic death of Buddy Holly who shot to stardom in 1957. This rockin' musical plays June 27-July 9. (more...)

Opera North Announces Key Cast and Creative Team for LA BELLE HELÈNE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

???????Opera North is pleased to announce the principal roles for La belle Helene, one of its three 2017 mainstage productions. Augusta Caso will sing the lead role of Helene, Peter Lake will play Paris and Eric Lindsey will sing Calchas. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces OPERA FOR ALL VOICES: STORIES OF OUR TIME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

San Francisco Opera announces Opera for All Voices: Stories of Our Time, a new commissioning initiative committed to telling wide-ranging stories that resonate with all audiences, regardless of age or prior experience with opera. (more...)

BWW Feature: Best of Broadway comes to Tulsa Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Celebrity Attractions will bring seven Broadway hit shows to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for its 2017-2018 season. Here's the awesome line-up! (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES to Open August 8 the Barn Theatre School
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2017

Leaping onto the Barn Theatre stage with soul stirring music, amazing heart, and stunning choreography is Disney's NEWSIES, August 8 - 20. The Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon. The show is based on the historical newsboy strike of 1899 that shook the ivory towers of William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. (more...)

LeAnn Rimes to Perform Holiday Hits and New Originals with the Utah Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Break out the tinsel and hang your stockings because world renowned Grammy Award winning vocalist, LeAnn Rimes is performing cherished holiday hits and new originals with the Utah Symphony. (more...)

Tall Heights Announce Fall Tour Joining Ben Folds
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Fresh off their second European tour, electro-folk band Tall Heights along with Ben Folds announced this morning on socials that beginning August 27, the band will join Folds for 30+ dates on his Fall Paper Airplane Request Tour. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to The Broward Center 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Fort Lauderdale premiere October 10 - 22, 2017 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts as part of a North American tour. (more...)

MUSIQA Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

 Musiqa, two-time winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, is proud to announce its 2017-18 season. Our sixteenth season features the same bold programming that allowed previous seasons to stand out, complete with world premieres, interdisciplinary collaboration, and community and educational programming. (more...)

Eastbound Theatre Announces EAST/WEST PLAYFEST 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????The Milford Arts Council's Eastbound Theatre and Westport Community Theatre announce three performances of "East/West PlayFest 2017", August 4-6. (more...)

The Utah Symphony to Bring the Music of John Williams the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

On Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM, experience the music from your favorite movies scored by John Williams in a concert filled with fantasy and fun. Whether it's the powerful marches from "Star Wars," the awe-inspiring score from "Jurassic Park," or the adventurous music from "E.T.", John Williams' film music has provided the soundscape for many of the world's most popular movies for decades. The Utah Symphony led by guest conductor Randall Crain Fleishcher will bring these scores to life in a live concert at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre. General admission tickets are $39 and child/youth tickets are $16. Tickets are available at 801-585-0556 and online at http://www.redbuttegarden.ticketfly.com (more...)

BWW Review: The Hills Are Alive, Once Again, with the THE SOUND OF MUSIC Courtesy of Playhouse Square
by Roy Berko - Jul 19, 2017

The hills are alive, once again, with the 'Sound of Music' courtesy of Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH (more...)

EncoreMichigan Announces 2017 Wilde Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 28 when The 2017 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. (more...)

Natural Light Partners With Miller...No, Not That Miller
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Natural Light, Anheuser-Busch's original light pilsner, has joined forces with the iconic supermodel Marisa Miller to bring some fun to beer advertising. The partnership between Natural Light and Marisa Miller will feature a digital content series appearing on both the beer brand and the supermodel's respective social channels this summer and fall. In the content, Marisa Miller pokes fun at the fact that while she may be a Miller, she always "prefers to act 'Natural' Natural Light that is." (more...)

Kim Zimmer to Star in THE LION IN WINTER at the Barn Theatre in Augusta
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Epic and intimate. Brilliantly funny and deeply moving. Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman star in THE LION IN WINTER. James Goldman's triumph of drama premiers at the Barn Theatre July 25th and runs through August 6th. (more...)

Kimmel Center Announces 2017-18 FAMILY DISCOVERY SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is delighted to announce family programming featured during the upcoming 2017-18 season.  This year's Family Discovery Series will include returning favorites, never-before-seen new productions, the best of touring Broadway's family-friendly performances, one-of-a-kind dance parties, out of this world adventures, and more!  Packages for 2017-18 Family Series performances listed below go on sale July 18. (more...)

Robert Newman & Kim Zimmer to Guest Star in Barn Theatre's THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Epic and intimate. Brilliantly funny and deeply moving. Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman star in THE LION IN WINTER. James Goldman's triumph of drama premieres at the Barn Theatre July 25th and runs through August 6th. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces Special Holiday Performances with the Midtown Men Crooning Yuletide Classics
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Utah Symphony today announced a special performance of Holiday Hits with The Midtown Men on December 12, 2017 at Abravanel Hall. The group with four original cast members from Broadway's "Jersey Boys" will croon yuletide classics such as 'Winter Wonderland,' 'Let It Snow,' and 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,' as well as their signature renditions of the greatest rock and roll hits of the 1960s. Tickets, priced from $29 to $85 go on sale at 10 AM on Friday, July 14 and are available for purchase at my.usuo.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=18474 or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

BWW Previews: Broadway Classics and Recent Faves at Washington Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Broadway classics and recent favorites will be making their way to the Washington Pavilion in 2017  and 2018 as part of the Pavillon Performance Series. Here's the exciting line-up! (more...)

Virginia to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor McAuliffe Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

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Barn Theatre to Save Music with WE WILL ROCK YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

The hilarious futuristic comedy WE WILL ROCK YOU shakes up the Barn stage July 11 - 23. Based on hit songs by the British rock group Queen, prepare to be thoroughly rocked in this magnifico-o-o- o-o- musical fantasy! (more...)

Chamber Project St. Louis Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Through seven concert sets, FAITH, BLUEPRINT, VOYAGER, ORIGINS, OPPOSITION, ECO, and CHOICE, Chamber Project St. Louis (CPSTL) will celebrate St. Louis and its place in the world in their 2017-18 season beginning on September 8, 2017. (more...)

ApolloMed Announces That It Has Taken A Minority Equity Stake And Board Seat In Telehealth Company LifeMD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

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'The God-Shaped Heart' Helps Recognize And Break Down Barriers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Love is power — the power to live, the power to heal and the power to be free. What happens, however, when distorted beliefs or unhealthy God concepts take root in the heart and obstruct this love? (more...)

Musical Flavors of Argentina, Germany, Italy, England, and More Abound in Mercury's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Mercury Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Executive Director Brian Ritter announced the orchestra's seventeenth season today. Beginning August 31, 2017, and featuring a vibrant mix of composers from various countries and a diverse range of works, the 2017-18 season offers something for music lovers of all ages.  (more...)

Jill-Christine Wiley to Lead National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

NETworks Presentations announces casting for a brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC as part of a North American tour. For more information, please visit www.TheSoundOfMusicOnTour.com. (more...)

CCO Opens 35th Season with Premieres of Two Getty Operas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The New York premieres and world premiere production of Gordon Getty's "Scare Pair," a double-bill by the San Francisco-based composer, pairs his two one act-operas -- Usher House and The Canterville Ghost -- together for the first time on October 19 and 21 (7:30pm) at The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (located at East 68th Street, between Lexington and Park Avenues).  Both works, with the libretto and music by Mr. Getty, will be sung in English and have a running time of 60 minutes each. (more...)

Joe Nichols to Headline FOX & FRIENDS' 'All American Summer' Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Summer is still heating up for JOE NICHOLS as he is set to headline the August 25 broadcast of Fox & Friends' “All American Summer” concert series from New York City. (more...)

The Hills Are Alive! THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour Heads to Jacksonville
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Jacksonville premiere October 31-November 5 at the Times-Union Center as part of a North American tour. (more...)

Fascination and Fun Flourish in Theater at Monmouth's WHAT'S NEXT FEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Theater at Monmouth closes its 48th Summer Repertory Season August 20th, but don't fret, TAM's not done just yet. Right when the curtain falls, TAM is back at it again with the 'What's Next Fest', making old things new and new things classic. Join TAM for their debut week-long celebration of Theatre after a summer of astonishing acts by the 2017 Summer Company. (more...)

Other Theatre's BARNEY THE ELF Musical to Return for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Other Theatre will continue its 4th season with the third revival of its holiday hit BARNEY THE ELF, a campy and irreverent musical comedy, written by Bryan Renaud with lyrics by Renaud and Emily Schmidt. After helming the 2016 production, Tommy Rivera-Vega returns to direct and choreograph.  (more...)

Casting Announced for the New National Touring Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

NETworks Presentations announces casting for a brand new production of The Sound of Music as part of a North American tour. State Theatre New Jersey presents four performances of The Sound of Music December 22-24, 2017. Tickets range from $35-$98. (more...)

RENT Preps for Opening at Barn Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

On Tuesday, August 22 at 8:00 p.m., the Barn Theatre opens the "rock opera for our time" - RENT. (more...)

Barn Theatre School Announces Newest Equity Member
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that returning Apprentice, Jonnie Carpathios, is the Barn's newest Actors' Equity Association member! (more...)

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