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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...)

EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE to Open A Red Orchid Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 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...)

New York Live Arts Announces 'Creating in Confusing Times' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 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...)

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Opens at Artisan Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

PHANTOM opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, October 6, 2017 and runs through Saturday, November 4, 2017. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning October 14. Reserved seating tickets are $24.00 for adults, $22.00 for students and seniors, and $12.00 for children 12 and under. Monday through Thursday tickets are $22.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200. (more...)

Free Bach@Noon Concerts to Return to Point Loma This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Bach Collegium San Diego, the city's acclaimed early music and Baroque performance ensemble, has announced the return of its popular free Bach@Noon concerts for the 15th anniversary season. (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...)

Peak Performances' 2017-18 Season to Highlight Works by Women
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 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, has announced that its 2017-18 season will consist entirely of new works by women. (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...)

Cheryl Stern's SHOES AND BAGGAGE to Return to the cell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 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 Interview: Jane Kaczmarek Stage Managing Her Future With Open & Always Entertaining Communications
by Gil Kaan - Oct 5, 2017

The last time Jane Kaczmarek acted on the Los Angeles stage, she transformed into the morphine-addicted Mary Tyrone in Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at the Geffen Playhouse. Jane returns to the L.A. boards, this time in the traditionally-male role of Stage Manager in Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN, just opened at The Pasadena Playhouse, in a co-production with Deaf West Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: CINCINNATI'S MUSIC HALL RENOVATION
by Laura A. Hobson - Oct 4, 2017

Cincinnati's grand dame, Music Hall, is getting a $143 million facelift. (more...)

Solo Show From New York HEDY! THE LIFE & INVENTIONS OF HEDY LAMARR to Make South African Debut at Alexander Bar
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

HEDY! THE LIFE & INVENTIONS OF HEDY LAMARR, Heather Massie's award-winning and critically-acclaimed solo show from New York, will make its South African debut at the Alexander Bar, Caf and Theatre this October. (more...)

TOXIC IF SWALLOWED Continues Exploration of Horny Deplorables at the New Ohio Theatre 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

TOXIC IF SWALLOWED continues exploration of horny deplorables October 4 at the New Ohio (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell, F. Murray Abraham and More Join David Rabe's GOOD FOR OTTO at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

The New Group has announced additional casting and production dates for David Rabe's Good for Otto, with F. Murray Abraham, Rileigh McDonald, Rosie O'Donnell and Michael Rabe joining, as previously announced, Ed Harris and Amy Madigan in this New York premiere directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

Review: THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW Offers an Over-the-Top Look at Sex, Life, and Love
by Shari Barrett - Oct 25, 2017

First produced in the mid-1980s, John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW holds interest as an early work by the multi-award-winning playwright who went on to win the Pulitzer for DOUBT and an Oscar for MOONSTRUCK. His early play offers musings about life, sex, death and relationships, directed by Mark Blanchard at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre. (more...)

Review Roundup: LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE at People's Light Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE runs through December 3 at People's Light Theatre, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

MaRLo's 'The Launch' Our Now On Reaching Altitude
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Powerful. Emphatic. Dynamic. In a decade, MaRLo has become a name in the field of electronic dance music synonymous with both uplifting and darker styles of trance music. (more...)

FSLC Announces The Lost Years of German Cinema: 1949–1963,
by Movies News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces The Lost Years of German Cinema: 1949 1963, a 13-film series of under-appreciated and rediscovered gems from the postwar era, November 15-23. (more...)

Josh Pais Joins DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The New Group has announced that Josh Pais joins Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Sadie Scott, Chlo Sevigny and Daniel Sovich in Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot. (more...)

Free Bach@Noon Concerts to Return to Point Loma This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Bach Collegium San Diego, the city's acclaimed early music and Baroque performance ensemble, has announced the return of its popular free Bach@Noon concerts for the 15th anniversary season. (more...)

HEDY! THE LIFE & INVENTIONS OF HEDY LAMARR to Play Charm City Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Charm City Fringe 2017 presents the Maryland Debut of the Hit NYC Solo Show: HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr - A True Story of Hollywood Glamour and Scientific Genius - written and performed by Heather Massie. (more...)

Ryan Sims Announces New Country-Rock EP 'My Side Of The Story'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

RYAN SIMS--Arizona-based singer, songwriter and country-rock-americana musician--will release a new seven-track EP MY SIDE OF THE STORY on Friday, November 17 on HIGH 4 RECORDINGS. The album's rocking lead single 'Get Away' premiered yesterday (more...)

Review Roundup: SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Oct 12, 2017

Bruce Springsteen makes his Broadway with Springsteen on Broadway, a solo show at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). Springsteen on Broadway opens officially tonight, Thursday, October 12. Springsteen will perform five shows a week through February 3, 2018. (more...)

Review Roundup: BIG FISH at The Other Palace - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Nov 9, 2017

Kelsey Grammer stars in Big Fish THE MUSICAL as Edward Bloom, alongside Clare Burt and more. Based on the novel Big Fish by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Pictures film screenplay by John August, this new production will be the London premiere of the musical and also marks Kelsey's first time on the London stage. (more...)

The Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces The Lost Years of German Cinema
by Movies News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces The Lost Years of German Cinema: 1949 1963, a 13-film series of under-appreciated and rediscovered gems from the postwar era, November 15-23. (more...)

THE INVISIBLE HAND Extends at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

With only a few tickets remaining for its original run, Steep Theatre has added four more performances of The Invisible Hand. This powerful play has fascinated audiences and critics alike. The Invisible Hand will run through Saturday, November 18. (more...)

Opera News Announces 2018 OPERA News Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

OPERA NEWS Editor in Chief F. Paul Driscoll has announced the recipients of the 13th Annual OPERA NEWS Awards. (more...)

BWW Review: IT'S ONLY A PLAY at Theatre Tallahassee
by Paula Kiger - Nov 10, 2017

Theatre Tallahassee's version of It's Only a Play, directed by Matthew Watson, gives us as audience members the opportunity to observe the angst, Ecstasy, exhaustion, and a multitude of other emotions of a group of people with various motives to care about the production's outcome. (more...)

Master Storyteller Mike Daisey presents TRUMP CARD Follow-up On Presidential Election Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Master storyteller Mike Daisey returns to Philadelphia Theatre Company with two new monologues that explore the normalization of Trump's administration and the rise and fall of the press. In the follow-up to critical smash The Trump Card, This Is Not Normal (November 9-11th) addresses the fever gripping all of us and how quickly that fever can become fascism. In The End of Journalism (November 10-11th), Daisey explores how journalism as we know it in America has ended, peeling back layers of real and fake news to find the darkly hilarious truth. Daisey's performances are part of PTC's 2017-2018 festival-style theatre season that includes plays, music, comedy and political commentary. Daisey is the third national voice at PTC this fall, following NPR's Bob Garfield and Golden Globe Winner Kathleen Turner. Normal and Journalism will take place at Philadelphia Theatre Company at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (480 S. Broad Street). Tickets are on sale for $25-$69 at philadelphiatheatrecompany.org, at the box-office, or by calling 215-985-0420. (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...)

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...)

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

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

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