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Auditorium Theatre (Rochester, NY)
875 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604

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Biography of the French writer Colette.


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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

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York Theatre Company To Honor Harvey Schmidt And Tom Jones At 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. (more...)

The Marsh Berkeley to Present Lorri Holt's COLETTE UNCENSORED Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Marsh Berkeley has announced Colette Uncensored, the first solo show by acclaimed actress Lorri Holt, will return to the East Bay for the fall with a revised script. (more...)

Tennessee Women's Theater Project Opens 11th Season With LINES IN THE DUST
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 26, 2017

Tennessee Women's Theater Project launches its eleventh season at Nashville's Z. Alexander Looby Theater with the regional premiere of a play that addresses a timely dilemma: Nikkole Salter's Lines in the Dust, which probes the timely topics of integration, racial privilege and school zoning manipulation. Lines in the Dust runs October 6-22. (more...)

Storm Theatre to Stage Jonathan Leaf's New Play on Modern Feminism THE FIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The Storm Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Peter Dobbins, will present THE FIGHT, a timely and relevant new play about the battles of modern feminism, written by Jonathan Leaf and directed by Mr. Dobbins, October 26th through November 18th at Grand Hall (440 Grand Street). (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for 9/21/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Dakota Community Unit School District 201 Transforms Classrooms and Saves $2.9 Million in Energy and Interest Costs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

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Devialet Broadens Global Footprint With U.S. Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

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Devialet Broadens Global Footprint With U.S. Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

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Starry GUYS AND DOLLS Begins Tonight at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the Tony Award-winning musical Guys and Dolls in the Quadracci Powerhouse tonight, September 19, through October 29. (more...)

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Opera America & Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Aviva Players will present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Touring Company Meets The Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 13, 2017

School of Rock The Musical launches its First National Tour in Rochester, NY, at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre on September 30, 2017. With a team that includes Laurence Connor (Director), Rob Colletti (Dewy), Lexie Dorsett Sharp (Rosalie), Theodora Silverman (Katie), Phoenix Schuman (Zack), John Michael Pitera (Billy) and Ava Briglia (Summer), the company of the tour met the press this week in preparation to rock out on the road. See photos from the event below! (more...)

BWW Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at MNM Productions
by John Lariviere - Oct 8, 2017

MNM Productions presents La Cage aux Folles, featuring music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and a book by Harvey Fierstein through October 22, 2017. (more...)

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Comes to Opera America Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

The Aviva Players present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg. (more...)

Tennessee Women's Theater Project Opens 11th Season With LINES IN THE DUST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Tennessee Women's Theater Project launches its eleventh season at Nashville's Z. Alexander Looby Theater with the regional premiere of a play that addresses a timely dilemma: Nikkole Salter's Lines in the Dust, which probes the timely topics of integration, racial privilege and school zoning manipulation. Lines in the Dust runs October 6-22. (more...)

New Critics Boot Camp Launches This Weekend, in Conjunction with New Stages Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Goodman Theatre welcomes 11 participants for Criticism in a Changing America a two-part program designed to augment early-career journalists' understanding of how plays live in the wider context of contemporary issues. Beginning this weekend, conversations center around the development of a new play, with participants engaging with the artists of Goodman's 14th annual New Stages Festival (concludes October 8). (more...)

Breaking News: Casting Announced for MY FAIR LADY at Lincoln Center - Ambrose, Hadden-Paton, Butz & Rigg to Star
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that Lauren Ambrose will be Eliza Doolittle, Harry Hadden-Paton will be Henry Higgins, Norbert Leo Butz will be Alfred P. Doolittle, and Diana Rigg will be Mrs. Higgins in its upcoming production ofLerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Devialet Brings State-Of-The-Art Sound To Barneys New York
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

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Judy Kaye, Norm Lewis, Betsy Wolfe, Christopher Sieber and More Set for York Theatre's 26th Annual Oscar Hammerstein Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced a line-up of Broadway performers who will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do, I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala set for Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Jonathan Leaf's New Play on Modern Feminism THE FIGHT Starts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

The Storm Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Peter Dobbins, will present THE FIGHT, a timely and relevant new play about the battles of modern feminism, written by Jonathan Leaf and directed by Mr. Dobbins, tonight, October 26th, through November 18th at Grand Hall (440 Grand Street). (more...)

Sony & Netflix Team With Reebok And BAIT on STRANGER THINGS Limited Edition Sneaker
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

As STRANGER THINGS fans get stoked to binge watch the show's second season on Netflix, Sony Pictures Consumer Products is teaming with Reebok and BAIT for a Limited Edition run of the Reebok Ex-O-Fit Hi Clean model, featuring exclusive designs inspired by the 1984 classic Ghostbusters film. (more...)

Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

The Aviva Players and Algonquin Theater Productions in association with Diodati Productions, Original Cast Records and The New York Association present Lady of the Castle, a ghostly post-Holocaust chamber opera based on a true story and an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg with music and lyrics by Mira J. Spektor. (more...)

Concierge Auctions Expands Its Fall Lineup Featuring 14 Luxury Properties Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for San Francisco (more...)

Wardruna's Einar Selvik Announces Solo EP & U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Wardruna, which boasts a cult following of fans from all walks of life, will release a new solo EP. Einar Selvik, a truly innovative and tireless musician and Norse history expert, will release Snake Pit Poetry (more...)

Colette Alexander, Abigail Bengson, and More Join New York Theatre Workshop's HUNDRED DAYS; Full Cast and Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has just announced the full cast and creative team for HUNDRED DAYS, with a book by The Bengsons (Iphigenia in Aulis) and Sarah Gancher (The Place We Built), music and lyrics by The Bengsons, direction by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman, and movement direction by Obie Award winner Sonya Tayeh (you'll still call me by name). (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore Opens with Halloween Treat CAPTAIN LOUIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore opens its eighth 2017-18 Children's Theater Series with the Stephen Schwartz musical Captain Louie Oct. 7 and 14 at 5 p.m. and Oct. 8 and 15 at 11 a.m.. Lacey Kurz directs an energetic, talented cast that includes Colette Scorzetti (Drexel Hill), Madalyn DeFelice (West Chester), Sarah DiCristo (Havertown), Josh DiCristo (Havertown), Jason Boyer (Lansdowne) and Kurz (Havertown). Buy tickets online at www.pcstheater.org (more...)

Screenvision Media Teams Up With Hulu To Present Advanced Screening Of The Mindy Project Series Finale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

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Screenvision Media Teams Up With Hulu To Present Advanced Screening Of The Mindy Project Series Finale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

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CMT Shares Winter Programming Slate + Trailer for Final Season of NASHVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

On the heels of record ratings growth, CMT today announced a multi-platform winter slate of original programming including the premiere dates for new docu-series Music City, from the creator of The Hills and Laguna Beach, and CMT Crossroads: Kesha and Old Crow Medicine Show, (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces Events With Legal And Art Scholars David Hall, Linda Eaton, And Colette Loll
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

As part of its ongoing In Conversation Series of fascinating discussions with theater artists and special guests, Lantern Theater Company will host three noted experts for conversations that explore the themes of the Lantern's world premiere production of The Craftsman by Bruce Graham. The conversations immediately follow 2:00 p.m. matinee performances on Saturday, Dec. 2 (David Hall), Sunday, Dec. 3 (Linda Easton), and Saturday, Dec. 9 (Colette Loll) and are free to the general public with ticket purchase. Members of the press are invited to attend by contacting Anne Shuff at ashuff@lanterntheater.org; advance reservations are required and space is limited. (more...)

2018 Sundance Film Festival Feature Films Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Sundance Institute showcases bold, independent storytelling at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, beginning with today's announcement of feature films selected across all categories. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18 28. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams, Randy Rainbow, Randy Harrison, Well-Strung and More Join Roster for York's 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has added Samantha Bruce (The Fantasticks), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Julian Fleisher (February House), Randy Harrison (Cabaret), Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof), Randy Rainbow (Viral Video Sensation), Lee Roy Reams (42nd Street), Ben Rimalower (Bad with Money), the HOT singing string quartet Well-Strung, and The Manhattan School of Music Musical Theatre Ensemble (Judith Clurman, Director) to the line-up of Broadway performers who will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

ATKINS: EAT RIGHT, NOT LESS: Your Guidebook For Living a Low-Carb and Low-Sugar Lifestyle
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

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BWW's On This Day - November 15, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Sarah Naughton's TRAPPED IN THE CLOSET Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

New York based comedian, actress, and audio-book narrator Sarah Naughton (ABC's The View, Lincoln Center Theater) announces the return of her musical comedy show, Trapped In The Closet, to Feinstein's/54 Below on December 2nd, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Players Club Of Swarthmore presents THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Just in time for the holidays, The Players Club of Swarthmore makes a splash with the Disney family musical The Little Mermaid Nov. 24 to Dec. 9, for 12 performances at 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore. Ryan Stone directs, with choreography by Maria Byers and Emily Fishman, and musical direction by Kevin Gane. Buy tickets online at www.pcstheater.org. (more...)

Sundance ASCAP Music Caf Presents Its 20th Anniversary Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, announces its music lineup for the Sundance ASCAP Music Caf at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The 20th annual SundanceASCAP Music Caf - running during the daytime from January 19-26 - presents a vibrant roster of renowned and up-and-coming artists and songwriters, specially curated by ASCAP for the Sundance Film Festival. In addition, an invitation-only ASCAP Composer-Filmmaker Cocktail Party takes place on Tuesday, January 23, where filmmakers and music creators will meet to make the kinds of connections that happen only at the Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Finalists Announced!
by Misha Davenport - Jan 17, 2018

2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Finalists Announced! (more...)

LOVE To Open As Part Of New York Theatre Festival- Winterfest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

'Love' tells the on-again off-again love story of Scott (Patrick Cannon) and Claire (Ashley Kate Adams). 45 minutes before Claire leaves for the church on her wedding day, Scott arrives to try and convince her that they really are meant to be. A story of lost love, or is it love that never should have been? The story puts the focus on character and performance, and the road to performance strives to do exactly that. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 7, 2017
by - Dec 7, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: Vive L'ENFANT! From Juilliard's Troops with Conductor Villaume at Alice Tully Hall
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 7, 2017

The Juilliard Orchestra and Opera beat the Met to the punch this week, featuring French conductor Emmanuel Villaume in a superb concert of Ravel and Debussy, including a lovely performance of Ravel's short opera, L'ENFANT ET LES SORTILEGES, with its clever libretto by the French novelist, Colette. It took place just the night before he was announced to be taking on the premiere of the Met's new TOSCA--left empty when the opera company suspended its former music director James Levine after he was charged with sexual improprieties with minors. (more...)

Photo Flash: HUNDRED DAYS Celebrates Opening Night at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents HUNDRED DAYS, with a book by The Bengsons (Iphigenia in Aulis) and Sarah Gancher (The Place We Built), music and lyrics by The Bengsons, direction by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman, and movement direction by Obie Award winner Sonya Tayeh (you'll still call me by name). The show opened last night, December 4, 2017, at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) for a run through December 31, 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

BWW TV: Try to Remember... Broadway Legends Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt Recall Career Highlights
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2017

Just last night, the York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, honored legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala. (more...)

Richard Jay-Alexander Talks Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt for York Theatre Gala
by BWW Features - Dec 3, 2017

This Weekend we reached out to Richard to fill us in on the event and what attendees can look forward to. We found him in the midst of rehearsals and planning for the event to take place at The Asia Society with cocktails beginning at 6:00 PM and the Award Presentation starting at 8:00 PM. (more...)


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A Post Gender Society Imagined In Scottish Dance Theatre's New Double Bill For Spring 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Scottish Dance Theatre will debut their new work RITUALIA at Dundee Rep on Friday 9th February. Created by Berlin based Scottish choreographer Colette Sadler, RITUALIA takes Bronislava Nijinska's feminist cultural landmark that is Les Noces and transforms it by creating a fictional post-gender future. Evoking and celebrating the notion of hybridity, exploring iconic artificiality, presentation and fashion, RITUALIA is set to be a thought-provoking visual feast. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2018 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

The Traverse Theatre today reveals its Spring/Summer 2018 season, taking in a range of Traverse-produced work including brand new and returning productions, as well as exciting playwright and educational projects. It will also see us build new relationships, and strengthen existing ones, with various visiting companies, to present the very best new theatre on our stages. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Joe Iconis and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below This Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

This month, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, just in time for the holidays. Scroll down for details! (more...)

York Theatre Company's Star-Studded 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Set for Monday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

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