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EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE to Open A Red Orchid Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre opens its 2017-2018 Season with Wallace Shawn's Evening at the Talk House, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. (more...)

Cast Announced for Steep Theatre's THE INVISIBLE HAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Steep Theatre's 17th season will open this fall with the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar's The Invisible Hand, directed by Audrey Francis. Akhtar won the Pulitzer for his play Disgraced, which premiered in 2012 at American Theatre Company in Chicago and later played both at the Goodman Theatre and on Broadway.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Supermodel Takes Part in Controversial Collaboration with Artist Chemical X
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The world's most famous supermodel is the centre piece of a new 1m artwork featuring more than seven thousand 'Ecstasy' pills by controversial contemporary artist Chemical X. The work called 'The Spirit Of Ecstasy' is a collaboration between, the model, Chemical X and fellow artist Schoony and will feature in Chemical X's upcoming solo show 'CX300' at a secret location in London later this month. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the work! (more...)

MaRLo's 'The Launch'Out Today from Reaching Altitude
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

At long last, MaRLo announces the launch of his very own record label, Reaching Altitude, currently operating under the Armada Music umbrella. The Launch is the first official single from Reaching Altitude and it's out now. (more...)

Theater Works Announces Halloween Season Lineup at Peoria Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Did you know the iconic line It's alive! was never in Shelley's novel? It was added to the 1931 film version with Boris Karloff as the monster and Colin Clive as Dr. Frankenstein. (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...)

Vocal Arts Ensemble Announces 2017-18 Season at Memorial Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble (VAE), the city's premier professional choral ensemble, announces the details of its 38th season, the fifth under Grammy Award-winning Music Director Craig Hella Johnson and the first at its new home at the newly renovated Memorial Hall in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. (more...)

CAUGHT Begins 10/1 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre presents Caught, a show centered around Chinese dissident artist Lin Bo that combines visual art and live theatre installations. Caught is presented in partnership with The Ch j Gallery/SF and The Geezer Gallery, and features dozens of collaborators including playwright Christopher Chen. The production runs October 1 through October 29, 2017 on Artists Rep's newly configured Morrison Stage. (more...)

Emma Matthews is MELBA at Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Dame Nellie Melba was the most celebrated singer of her generation. Lauded on more than three continents as a phenomenon, her life was the stuff that dreams are made of, but her journey to the top was not always untroubled. (more...)

THE WHIRLIGIG Begins Previews Tonight at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The New Group proudly presents Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells, in a world premiere production directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

PLANET CONNECTIONS THEATRE FESTIVITY 2017: 40 Plays in 28 Days Honoring 31 Charities Starts in June
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Planet Connections changes the landscape of New York theatre this year. The award-winning Planet Connections Theatre Festivity runs June 12 - July 9, 2017 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC. WWW.PLANETCONNECTIONS.ORG (more...)

Photo Flash: HATCHED Brings New Work to 54 Below for Fourth Year in a Row
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

For those craving a night of innovative and off-beat musical theater with no shortage of drinks and a lively crowd, Pace University and Ryan Scott Oliver presented an evening of songs from hot, new musicals - all written, performed and directed by freshmen from Pace University's BFA Musical Theater program on May 10 at Feinstein's/54 Below. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

AH, WILDERNESS! Cast, Creatives Set for Summer Run at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

This summer, experience the agony and Ecstasy of first love all over again in Goodman Theatre's major revival of Ah, Wilderness! - the sole comedic work of playwright Eugene O'Neill, the father of American drama. Steve Scott, the Goodman's longtime Producer, directs O'Neill's portrait of family life at the turn of the century - and the bliss, excitement and adventure of first love.  (more...)

The Children's Acting Company Presents Steven Levenson's SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN
by BroadwayWorld JR - May 19, 2017

The Children's Acting Company is performing SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN at the Theater at Blessed Sacrament. (more...)

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg's TCHAIKOVSKY Set for The Music Center This June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Angelenos will discover the personal struggles behind the success of world-renown composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as The Music Center welcomes Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg's Tchaikovsky on June 23-25, 2017 as part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: HARVEY Hops His Way to the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, concludes the 2016-2017 Season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Harvey by Mary Chase, directed by Devon De Mayo. Harvey runs May 11 - June 11, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. The Press Opening is Saturday, May 20 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Holds 26th Underwood New Music Readings Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) continues its 40th anniversary season and its commitment to serving as a catalyst for the creation and development of new orchestral music with the 26th Annual Underwood New Music Readings on Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23, 2017 at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music (450 W. 37th St., NYC). (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Complete for Fiasco's Extended IMAGINARY INVALID at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the Globe-commissioned world premiere adaptation of The Imaginary Invalid written by Moliere and reinvented by the acclaimed theatre group Fiasco Theater. Fiasco last delighted Globe audiences with their inventive reimagining of Into the Woods in 2014. This new take on the hilarious classic tale is directed by Fiasco Co-Artistic Directors Jessie Austrian and Noah Brody. (more...)

THE WHIRLIGIG, Starring Zosia Mamet and Norbert Leo Butz, Extends at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Due to demand, The New Group has announced an additional week for the company's world premiere production of Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells.  (more...)

Mosaic Announces Full 2017 VOICES FROM A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents the culmination of its expansive and hugely successful second season with the 2017 Voices From a Changing Middle East Festival. This year's festival is of particular resonance in this 50th year since the Six Day War and the start of The Occupation, and focuses on two taut dramas about the lives, circumstances, and humanity of Palestinians in Israel and Gaza. (more...)

The Actors' Hub Presents CLINCHFIELD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Actors' Hub has a mammoth task ahead with its latest production - portraying the bizarre but true story of an elephant that was hanged in the early 20th century. (more...)

BWW Review: Nothing But Love for Migguel Anggelo in SO CLOSE at Joe's Pub
by Troy Frisby - Jun 6, 2017

It's often been pointed out that love and hate aren't exactly polar opposites, considering each feeling originates from a place of passion. And now more than ever, we've come to a point where, everyday, living can feel like an extreme sport and everything seems to be superlative, for best or worst. In Migguel Anggelo's latest show, SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE, at Joe's Pub on May 23, he distilled this moment in time and made something beautiful out of our less-than-certain reality. (more...)

Markhese Prepares to Get Us 'Shaking' on the Dance Floor
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

London based DJ and producer Markhese, originally hailing from the depths of Italy, is no outsider to the world of Dance music. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

New York Live Arts, under the artistic leadership of MacArthur Genius Award and National Medal of Arts awardee Artistic Director Bill T. Jones and Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, announced the organization's 2017-2018 season today. (more...)

54 SINGS 1776, Kyle Dean Massey, Samantha Barks and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

This July, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Carrie Lane Releases Debut EP 'California Freaks'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

LA-based indie-pop artist Carrie Lane's debut EP California Freaks makes it's official release today, June 23rd, just in time for the warm summer months. The tracks streamed exclusively on Nylon yesterday, who called the EP 'summer vibes perfection.' (more...)

Gamut Theatre presents HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Gamut Theatre Group opens HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, on July 7, 2017 at the New Gamut Theatre located at 15 N. 4th Street in downtown Harrisburg. The box office and bar will open at 6:30 p.m. and the performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the performance are Bring Your Own Price, where any size donation buys your admission. HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr will continue July 7-9, 2017 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. (more...)

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

'Not Two' Debut Album from Amir ElSaffar's Rivers of Sound Orchestra Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

New Amsterdam Records is proud to announce the release of Not Two, the debut album from Amir ElSaffar's Rivers of Sound Orchestra, out today in double LP, CD, and digital formats via Bandcamp. (more...)

Review Roundup: Almeida Theatre's INK
by Review Roundups - Jul 6, 2017

Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. James Graham's ruthless, red-topped new play Ink leads with the birth of this country's most influential newspaper - when a young and rebellious Rupert Murdoch asked the impossible and launched its first editor's quest, against all odds, to give the people what they want. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces 'Creating in Confusing Times' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

New York Live Arts, under the artistic leadership of MacArthur Genius Award and National Medal of Arts awardee Artistic Director Bill T. Jones and Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, announced the organization's 2017-2018 season today. (more...)

INDECENT's Eleanor Reissa to Join Klezmatics' Frank London in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Eleanor Reissa -- one of the members of the cast of Paula Vogel's Tony Award-winning play INDECENT, also known as the 'Yiddish diva' - will be joined by Frank London, a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning Klezmatics, for a one-night-only concert of traditional and popular music performed in Yiddish on Monday, July 17 at 7 pm at 54 Below (254 W. 54 St.) in New York City.  (more...)

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Set for Residency at the Annenberg Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) announces the inaugural year of a new annual season-long partnership with the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Beginning in the 2017/2018 season, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia will be orchestra-in-residence at the Annenberg Center. (more...)

Jonathan Bailey Holland's World Premiere Opens Cincinnati Symphony's Renovated Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland has been commissioned by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and conductor Louis Langrée to write a world premiere for the re-opening of the Music Hall as part of their Grand Opening festivities, October 6-7, 2017. Holland has composed Stories of Home with the idea that over the decades, the Music Hall has served as a “home” for people from a variety of walks of life. (more...)

Ovalhouse Announces Autumn Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Ovalhouse's powerful Autumn Season 2017 gives a voice to those who are unheard. In true Ovalhouse fashion, the season will include a vibrant yet thought-provoking collection of full-length shows and seven new FiRST BiTES. (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale August 1st for Cleveland Orchestra's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Individual concert tickets for The Cleveland Orchestra's 2017-18 Season and 100th year of concerts go on sale on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, online at clevelandorchestra.com, by phone at 216-231-1111, and in person at the Severance Hall Ticket Office. (more...)

Fierce Announces Full Programme of Art, Theatre, Dance, Music & More for 2017 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Today, international festival of performance Fierce announced the full programme of live art, theatre, dance, music, installations, activism, and parties taking over Birmingham from 16 - 22 October 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christine Andreas Brings PIAF - NO REGRETS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 16, 2017

You didn't have to know French to understand that Christine Andreas created the magic of Edith Piaf last night au-dessous de Rue 54. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for New Musical MELBA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

Rehearsals for MELBA A New Australian Musical developed through New Musicals Australia, commence Monday 17th of July Starring Emma Matthews, MELBA will play Hayes Theatre Co from August 11 with the season extended to September 9. (more...)

Samantha Barks, Eleanor Reissa and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

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

Dover Quartet Amplifies VOICES OF DEFIANCE on New Cedille Records Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

On Voices of Defiance, the Dover Quartet's second Cedille Records album, the accomplished young ensemble, winner of a 2017 Avery Fisher Career Grant, performs three World War II-era European works that express distinctive responses to the turmoil and destruction that surrounded their creation. (more...)

Cheryl Stern's SHOES AND BAGGAGE to Return to the cell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

After a critically acclaimed run at nancy manocherian's the cell last season, Cheryl Stern's one-woman musical Shoes and Baggage returns to the cell for two performances, September 12 at 7PM and September 13 at 7PM. (more...)

BWW Review: There are axes to grind in Firecracker Production's Regional Premiere of CROOKED, at the Obsidian Theater.
by Gary Laird - Aug 23, 2017

If you have any dull hatchets lying around, I suggest you bring them along. There are axe-grindings galore on the stage in this play by Catherine Trieschmann, now playing a summer run at the Obsidian Theater. (more...)

Shakespeare's HAMLET Extends at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22.  (more...)

Netflix Reveals First Look at Exciting New Anime Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Yesterday in Tokyo, Netflix announced a slate of exciting new anime programming and some new video in support of upcoming anime programming, including the following (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Announces 2017-18 Season at the Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) announces its 2017-2018 Season. From September 2017 through May 2018, the Chamber Orchestra will perform six programs as part of its subscription series. All six concert pairs will be performed in the Kimmel Center's intimate Perelman Theater. (more...)

Peak Performances Devotes 2017-18 Season to Works by Women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Peak Performances, the renowned series at Montclair State University that plays a key role in the global performing arts landscape by introducing major new stage productions and critical innovations in the development and presentation of contemporary theater, dance, performance art and music, is proud to announce that its 2017-18 season will consist entirely of new works by women. The season as a whole, and the nine premieres that comprise it, make a timely contribution to national and international conversations about women's agency. All performances will take place in the state-of-the-art Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Allen Leech to Star Opposite Ginnifer Goodwin in CONSTELLATIONS at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced that Downton Abbey star Allen Leech will make his U.S. stage debut opposite Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time, Big Love) in the Los Angeles Premiere of Constellations, Nick Payne's 2015 Broadway sensation. The Geffen's production is directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Guards at the Taj) and marks Goodwin's Los Angeles stage debut. (more...)

The Wilder Family and Samuel French present STAGING WILDER—A LIVE STREAM CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

As Hello, Dolly! returns to Broadway, The Wilder Family and Samuel French present        a conversation on staging Thornton Wilder's works with directors Abigail Adams (Peoples Light), Theater For A New Audience's Arin Arbus, the Geva Theater's Mark Cuddy, and Columbia University's         Gregory Mosher. (more...)

Tenth Intervention Explores ANXIETY. ECSTASY. FEAR. CHAOS. SENSUALITY at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

On May 5 at Brooklyn's National Sawdust, the NYC artist collective Tenth Intervention presents a concert aiming to evoke fear, anxiety, Ecstasy, chaos, and sensuality with works by composers David Bird, Daniel Felsenfeld, Tonia Ko, Kate Soper, and Dorian Wallace. (more...)

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