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THE BIGOT A New Provocative Play Comes to Manhattan Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Manhattan Repertory Theatre to host world premiere run of provoctive new play, 'The Bigot' (more...)

English Touring Theatre Announces THE OTHELLO PROJECT At Wilton's Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

English Touring Theatre Artistic Director Richard Twyman, in collaboration with Amal - A Said Foundation Project, today announces The Othello Project, an additional programme of events taking place on 20 May, 27 May and 3 June, during the run of ETT's co-production of Othello, with Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory, at Wilton's Music Hall.  (more...)

TAKE A SEAT Takes Chapel Off Chapel
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

If you thought waiting for a doctor's appointment was bad enough, try waiting to find out how you will spend the rest of your eternity... Take A Seat makes the idea of purgatory a painful and challenging reality for eleven conflictingly familiar strangers. (more...)

Brooklyn Ballet Announces ROOTS & NEW GROUND 2 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Brooklyn Ballet announces its spring season, Roots & New Ground 2, sequel to its outstanding 2015 Roots and New Ground season. (more...)

Celebrating Dairy's Undeniable Goodness
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

A delicious slice of cheddar on a burger at the family barbeque, a cold glass of milk or a scoop of ice cream on a piece of birthday cake. There is no denying the enjoyment that dairy can bring to special moments and to our favorite foods. However, with so many choices in the dairy aisle - including non-dairy and plant-based alternatives - many people are seeking credible information about what dairy actually is, and they have questions about the practices of the dairy industry. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Present New York Premiere of CROSSCURRENT
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will present the New York Premiere of Ms. Chen's CrossCurrent, a collection of new works created on her journey as an immigrant artist attempting to reconcile the two cultures inside her, one she was born into, the other she chose to join. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents New York Premiere of CROSSCURRENT 6/22-24
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will present the New York Premiere of Ms. Chen's CrossCurrent, a collection of new works created on her journey as an immigrant artist attempting to reconcile the two cultures inside her, one she was born into, the other she chose to join.  Performances:  June 22-24, 2017 at 7:30pm at Martha Graham Studio Theater on the penthouse level, 55 Bethune St, New York, NY 10014. Tickets: $30; $15, info: 800-650-0246 or (more...)

Provocative New Play THE BIGOT Finds Its Racist Homophobic Curmudgeon
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

New York theater scene veteran and standup comedian Danny Mcwilliams has been cast as Jim, the titular character in THE BIGOT, a new play that channels these politically divided times that's set for a run at the acclaimed Manhattan Repertory Theatre starting on June 8. (more...)

UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL Joins Geffen Playhouse's 2017-18 Season; Directors Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced the addition of Glen Berger's critically acclaimed play Underneath the Lintel, completing its 2017/2018 season lineup. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New Comedy Central Special JORDAN KLEPPER SOLVES GUNS
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

JORDAN KLEPPER SOLVES GUNS, a one-hour special combining documentary filmmaking, comedy and investigative journalism debuts Sunday, June 11 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. (more...)

Nominees For 18th Annual Golden Trailer Awards Revealed As The Entertainment Industry Celebrates The Best In Motion Picture Trailers And Television Marketing
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017


NJSO & PSEG Foundation to Bring Chamber Concerts to Elizabeth
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra chamber ensembles are giving performances throughout the City of Elizabeth in a community concert series sponsored by the PSEG Foundation. Public concerts include Peter and the Wolf at Community Access Unlimited on Thursday, May 11, and a "Hispanic Roots" concert as part of the Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown's Cuban Voices event on Wednesday, June 7. (more...)

BWW Interview: Discussing the D.E.P.T.H. of Dance Education with CAROLYN DORFMAN
by Caryn Cooper - Jun 8, 2017

Carolyn Dorfman Dance prides itself in being a multi-ethnic dance company that is dedicated to the creation and presentation of contemporary dance that reveals the individual uniqueness and commonality of the human experience. Her choreography has been known to be bold and dramatic that connects life and movement. It also broadens students' knowledge and appreciation of dance in the classroom, in after school programs and curriculum building throughout communities across the country while speaking to contemporary issues. (more...)

Pakistani Theatre Wallay with ON COMMON GROUND to Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF), in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and Ithaca College, partner with Islamabad's Theatre Wallay to present On Common Ground for Oregon audiences June 26 to July 4 at both venues. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New Season of WE tv's KENDRA ON TOP
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Below, get a first look at the new season of KENDRA ON TOP, premiering Friday, June 23rd at 10:30 pm/ET on WE tv.  (more...)

The Line Releases First Web Exclusive Featuring Randi Weingarten and Tom Kane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017


Ford's Theatre Society Honors President Abraham Lincoln at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society honored the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln at its Annual Gala on Sunday evening, June 4, 2017, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW). For more than 40 years, the Society has hosted this bi-partisan event, which provides crucial support to the non-profit's theatrical and education programs. (more...)

Fireworks Festival to Bring Food and Fun to Casper This Fourth of July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Casper Fireworks Festival is slated for Tuesday, July 4, 2017, starting at 5 p.m. on the grounds of the Casper Events Center. (more...)

Queens Theatre to Bring Ten Stories to Life in PARK PLAYS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Ten stories about Flushing Meadows Corona Park will come to life in one production, Park Plays, performed from July 28 to August 6 at Queens Theatre, located in Queens' most iconic park.   (more...)

Announcing Baryshnikov Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the Fall 2017 performance and residency series, which runs September 21 through December 15 and features an exciting lineup of international artists and cross-border collaborations. Dance presentations by choreographers Dorothee Munyaneza, Roy Assaf, and Kota Yamazaki-originally from Rwanda, Israel, and Japan, respectively-are infused with their creators' personal, geographic, and cultural influences. (more...)

Law Street Media Teams with Growth for Good in Millennial Audience Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017


Leopold and His Fiction to Begin Summer Tour with Bush & She Wants Revenge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Austin's Leopold and His Fiction are heading out for their summer tour supporting Bush and She Wants Revenge promoting their fourth studio album, Darling Destroyer, out now on ILA Music. (more...)

Audra McDonald to Chair NYMF 2017; Lesli Margherita and More to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald (Shuffle Along; Ragtime; The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) as 2017 NYMF Honorary Chair. (more...)

Marshmello, Migos, and Machine Gun Kelly Headline Inaugural PRIME Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The event is presented by the founders of Breakaway Music Festival, Prime Social Group, and Common Ground Music Festival, MiEntertainment Group. (more...)

Original Millennial Theatrical Show Debuts in Salon Venues Across Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The love affair between Jewish people and the stage dates back to Yiddish theatre in the late 19th century. Its comedy, drama, operetta and satire delighted and informed audiences from Eastern Europe, to Paris, to Buenos Aires and New York City.   (more...)

Four New Exhibitions Open At Art Center Sarasota
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Art Center Sarasota's 2016-2017 exhibition season, entitled "Common Ground," continues with four new exhibits. (more...)

BWW Interview: We Go Together: GREASE Ensemble Discusses Challenges and Camaraderie
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jul 28, 2017

'We are all there for each other,' Kevin Nietzel asserts, affirming the bond that is making Maine State Music Theatre's Grease so electric. 'It is very rewarding,' adds Neil Starkenberg, MSMT's Danny Zuko. Co-star Chelsea Williams, who plays Sandy to Starkenberg's Danny, continues the thought: 'Neil and I have had conversations about how we could do this show for a really long time. It is so much fun, and I think that must be obvious to the audience. The energy is so palpable that it is a special joy to work that hard every night. Everyone is having the time of his life!' These three actors together with principals Gerrianne Perez (Rizzo), Charis Leos (Miss Lynch), Costume Designer Travis M. Grant, and MSMT Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark all joined BWW's Maine editor Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold for the third panel discussion in the theatre's Peek Behind the Curtain series held each summer at Curtis Memorial Library. In an especially lively and far-ranging conversation that highlighted not only the challenges but also the camaraderie of this ensemble, the panel and capacity audience explored the history, characters, and production process for MSMT's summer mega hit. (more...)

Josie Lawrence to Lead MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Multi award-winning Josie Lawrence, one of the UK's best-loved actress and comedians is to star in a new production of Mother Courage and her Children. (more...)

Orpheum Theatre Group Welcomes New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

The Orpheum Theatre Group, the nonprofit organization that operates the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education, has announced the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors. (more...)

PBS Launches Debate Series 'Third Rail with OZY'
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

Carlos Watson, Emmy Award-winning journalist and Editor in Chief of, will host a new, prime-time, cross-platform debate program, Third Rail with OZY. Co-produced by WGBH Boston's Studio Six and OZY Media, and made possible with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS and The Pew Charitable Trusts, this seven-part series will broadcast and stream Fridays at 8:30pm ET, starting September 8, 2017 (check local listings). (more...)

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN to Play Welk Resort Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????Welk Resort Theatre, located in Escondido at the historic Welk Resort, announces the cast of KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, by John Kander and Fred Ebb with book by Terrence McNally. The production is led by award winning director and choreographer, Ray Limon. (more...)

BWW Review: SISTER ACT Comes Bearing Gifts of Joyful Noise
by Robert Encila - Jul 2, 2017

Sister Act was a Hollywood blockbuster in the early 1990s, pegged as a family comedy that cashed in on the sheer star power of Whoopi Goldberg. A quarter of a century later, Whoopi remains at the helm--this time as a producer of the Broadway incarnation. While her illustrious charm sells almost everything she's in, Sister Act the motion picture doesn't begin to compare to the polished genius of this stage adaptation. (more...)

BWW Preview: Turn Off Your iPhone. STEVE JOBS Arrives at Santa Fe Opera on July 22
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 19, 2017

With Grammy-nominated American composer Mason Bates dipping his toe into full-length operatic waters for the first time--and star librettist Mark Campbell doing it for the umpteenth--the Guggenheim Museum's “Works & Process” series gave an extended peak into the development of their new opera, THE (R)EVOLUTION OF STEVE JOBS, which premieres on July 22 at the Santa Fe Opera (SFO). Looking back at that evening in April, I recall how the extended musical excerpts gave the audience a good idea of the brilliance of Bates's score and the general excitement in store. (more...)

Sandbox Series presents ZENITH at A.C.T.'s Costume Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) concludes its 2016-2017 Sandbox Series for new works with the World Premiere of Zenith, written by Kirsten Greenidge. Lauren English directs. Performances will be held at A.C.T.'s Costume Shop. (more...)

Mission Accomplished! OSLO Takes its Final Broadway Bow Today
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 16, 2017

Today, July 16, Oslo concludes its Broadway run after an extension on its limited engagement at the Lincoln Center Theatre. Take a look at the show's journey on Broadway below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE ORIGINALIST Provokes at Arena Stage
by Pamela Roberts - Jul 14, 2017

THE ORIGINALIST at Arena Stage introduces Antonin Scalia as "the most polarizing figure in American civic life." When a liberal Harvard Law grad ("I fall in the flaming category") clerks for the justice, she encounters both maddening combatant and sage mentor. (more...)

Gidon Kremer, Julia Wolfe, ICE and More Set for BAC's Fall 2017 Music Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center's (BAC) Fall 2017 music presentations include BAC Salon: Telemann, Farrin, Wolfe + Prokofiev featuring the New York premiere of a work by Julia Wolfe (October 5 and 6); violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer performing Mieczyslaw Weinberg's 24 Preludes, Op. 100 (October 31 and November 1); and BAC Salon: Pauline Oliveros featuring IONE and International Contemporary Ensemble (November 28). (more...)

Opera Philadelphia presents Premiere of THE WAKE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

This September, Opera Philadelphia launches O17, the inaugural edition of its game-changing new annual season-opening festival. A twelve-day immersion that promises to "blanket the city with opera" (Washington Post), the festival kicks off new partnerships with two key local cultural institutions. Each will host one of the festival's seven operatic happenings, both of them new operas developed - like 2016's award-winning sensation Breaking the Waves - under the auspices of the company's celebrated Composer in Residence program.  (more...)

NJPAC Welcomes ADP As Its Inaugural Community Engagement Partner
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

As part of the celebration of its 20th anniversary season for 2017-18, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is proud to designate Roseland-based ADP as its first Community Engagement Partner. (more...)

Ying Quartet Debuts in Concerts, Residency at Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Celebrity chamber music ensemble Ying Quartet stays in residency on Cape Cod in August, making its debut appearance during Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival's (CCCMF) 38th season with three diverse concert programs.  The final two performances feature the Festival's two artistic directors as instrumental guests.  The Ying Quartet performs on Monday, August 21 at 7:30 pm at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans.  The Art of Song is held on Wednesday, August 23, 7:30 pm is held at Chatham Congregational Church, 650 Main Street.  The season comes to a brilliant close with The Brahms Quintets on Friday, August 25, 7:30 pm at Wellfleet Congregational Church, 200 Main Street. (more...)

OFJCC Palo Alto presents Hollywood Actors, World Musicians, and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center of Palo Alto proudly presents the stellar line-up for its Fall 2017-2018 Arts & Dialogues series, featuring world-renowned musicians, artists, and a host of fascinating thinkers, doers, and innovators. Beginning in September and continuing through December, the OFJCC will host spectacular performances from globally acclaimed instrumentalists such as Israeli cellist Amit Peled and Yeshiva University's The Maccabeats a cappella phenomena. The Jazz Giants series will have audience members swaying along to the mesmerizing sounds of trumpeter Avishai Cohen, and the infectious rhythms of multi-award-winning jazz pianist Kenny Barron. Families will love the whimsical and interactive Amazing Bubble Man, and the much-anticipated return of Opera for Families provides an enriching introduction to the art form for youth of all ages. In December, acclaimed actor Bill Murray will charm audiences with his unique brand of wit in a rare live performance with distinguished German cellist Jan Vogler, in a one-of-a-kind experience combining literature and classical music. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for TORCH SONG at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced complete casting for its upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman. (more...)

Trinity's 2017-18: Time's Arrow Webern Festival, Bernstein Centennial, 150 PSALMS Comes to Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

"Life without music is unthinkable. Life without music is academic. That is why my contact with music is a TOTAL EMBRACE." - Leonard Bernstein (more...)

Talent Manager Paulo Andres Named Board Chair of Hollywood's Blank Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Paulo Andres is partner at Rothman/Andres Entertainment, a boutique talent management company based in Studio City. The company serves a small, select group of working actors. His non-profit experience includes being a board member and eventual Board President for Common Ground (now called Venice Family Clinic). (more...)

TO MY UNBORN CHILD Opens Next Month at Philadelphia Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Forgotten by many and underexplored by current social justice movements, Fred Hampton was the exemplar of compassionate protest and humane policy. He found Common Ground between groups without compromising his values. He spoke out on education, revolution, racism, and more. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Launches First Annual Season-Opening Festival O17 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

September 14 marks the launch of O17, the first edition of Opera Philadelphia's new annual season-opening festival. Featuring seven operatic happenings, six city venues, three world premieres, many already sold-out performances, and one superstar Festival Artist, this twelve- day immersion will transform the City of Brotherly Love into an urban stage for diverse audiences to gather and connect through the shared experience of opera (Sep 14-25). O17 shines a contemporary light on the genre, tackling daring subject matter, offering cutting-edge takes on the classics, and providing extraordinary artists with the chance to create their most imaginative and inspired work. (more...)

Sam O.B. (fka Obey City) Shares New Single 'Balance' ft. Olga Bell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

“Balance” ft. Olga Bella is the final single from NYC based Sam O.B.'s debut Positive Noise, out tomorrow on LuckyMe Records. Listen here (more...)

Miami City Ballet Opens FALL FOR DANCE Festival at NY City Center, 10/2 & 3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Miami City Ballet will present a world premiere ballet choreographed by Troy Schumacher as part of the opening program of New York City Center's 2017 Fall for Dance Festival on October 2 and 3 at New York City Center (55th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues). The new work has been commissioned by City Center and is a meditation on childhood, set to Francis Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos in D Minor and featuring a cast of 14 Miami City Ballet dancers. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Madison (more...)

BWW Interview: OSLO's Anthony Azizi Makes Peace a Priority
by Naomi Serviss - Apr 26, 2017

Azizi plays the tightly wound PLO finance minister meeting secretly with Israelis in this thrilling peek behind the scenes of the talks that led to the 1993 Oslo peace accord. (more...)

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