Far East


Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre

(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
In its nearly 90 year history, the Grand Rapids Symphony has welcomed such guest artists as violinist Itzhak Perlman and Midori, cellists Yo-Yo Ma and Janos Starker, and pianists Van Cliburn, Emanuel Ax and Leon Fleisher to its stages. Many have played here more than once. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Five guest soloists and the Columbus Symphony Chorus join CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and the musicians of the Columbus Symphony for The American Festival, performing Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell's monumental oratorio Sanctuary Road based on the writings of William Still, a conductor on the Underground Railroad who helped almost 800 slaves escape to freedom. The program also includes a concert version of Gershwin's American classic, Porgy and Bess.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and the musicians of the Columbus Symphony feature guest cellist Pablo Ferrández in a performance of Elgar's Cello Concerto, showcasing the intimate voice of the cello in one of its most glorious and moving embodiments. The program will also include the sparkling orchestration of Torres' Tres Pinturas Velazqueñas, an aural reflection of three of the most famous paintings by Diego Velázquez, and conclude with Brahms' rarely performed masterwork, Symphony No. 3.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents renowned German clarinetist David Orlowsky and Italy's famed Quartetto di Cremona in a spellbinding Klezmer journey on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 7:30 pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents renowned German clarinetist David Orlowsky and Italy's famed Quartetto di Cremona in a spellbinding Klezmer journey on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 7:30 pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2019
Fiery Balkan brass, irresistible beats, Roma accordion wizardry and great jazz chops make Slavic Soul Party! America's No. 1 brass band for Balkan-soul-gypsy-funk. This dynamic nine-piece brass/percussion ensemble is recognized for virtuosity blended with spontaneous fun. At the Lakewood Cultural Center performance on Nov. 22, Slavic Soul Party! reimagines Duke Ellington's iconic a?oeFar East Suitea?? by combining Eastern European brass with the uniquely American sound of jazz in what TimeOut NY calls a?oea pretty heavenly match.a??
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Music Director Rossen Milanov, the musicians of the Columbus Symphony, the Columbus Symphony Chorus, and a host of guest vocalists come together to perform Handel's deeply spiritual oratorio, Messiah, in its entirety for an unforgettable concert experience at the intimate Southern Theatre.
by Steve Murray - Oct 18, 2019
BWW Review: THE CHINESE LADY at Magic Theatre is a dramatization of the life of Afong Moy, the first Chinese Lady to set foot on American soil.
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
From the bustle of neon-lit Shinjuku and its ultramodern skyscrapers to the traditional scenery of Mt. Fuji, cherry blossoms, and Shinto shrines, Tokyo has served as a source of creative inspiration for generations of international filmmakers. Anticipating the 2020 Summer Games, when the eyes of the world will once again fall upon Japan's dynamic capital, Tokyo Stories: Japan in the Global Imagination considers the ways Japan—and the elusive concept of “Japaneseness” —is rendered and interpreted outside its borders with a revealing selection of Tokyo-set films by foreign directors, including Japanese co-productions, Hollywood blockbusters, and European arthouse favorites.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
CMS continues its 50th anniversary celebration with its annual holiday Baroque festival throughout the month of December. Bach's a?oeGoldberga?? Variations, composed near the end of his life, will be performed on December 3rd by Jeffrey Kahane, one of a handful of masters of this work. Kahane will begin the performance with remarks on this monumental piece, which is an immersive experience during which the listener journeys through time and space. The next day, Kahane will give a free master class on solo piano works by Bach and other composers (December 4th).   
by TV News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
TBS is turning December into DCember with a selection of DC movies airing throughout the month. All DCember movies will also be available on digital platforms starting December 2. And don't miss the special presentation of DC Universe animated series 'Harley Quinn' airing Sunday, December 8.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Midtown Direct and Triple Birch Media present an exclusive preview reading of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series, created by Aimee Parrott and William Bienes.
by Kelsey Lawler - May 9, 2019
Though panic, sadness, and uncertainty are felt in Come From Away, there's very little all-out gloom. Rather, this is a story that celebrates the best of humanity and how, in a time of crisis, we have the capacity to come together as friends and neighbors above all else. One line in the show reflects on 9/11 with a simple truth: 'So many stories gone just like that.' Come From Away preserves one such story - a story that's uplifting and deeply worthy of its musical retelling.
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2019
Smithsonian Channel takes the Sea of Okhotsk by storm with RUSSIA'S WILD SEA, the first comprehensive documentary revealing this untouched area of natural wonders. Located almost 4,000 miles from Moscow in Russia's Far East, the Sea of Okhotsk is a constant survival battleground for humans and a range of wildlife that includes orcas and humpback whales, as well as tigers prowling the forests. The two-part special from award-winning director Franz Hafner tells the fascinating stories of the region's inhabitants and presents the incredible contrasts of the sea's beauty and wilderness, rarely seen on film. RUSSIA'S WILD SEA debuts on Wednesday, June 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel, with the second hour premiering Wednesday, June 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Put Your House in Order, by acclaimed Chicago playwright Ike Holter (Lottery Day), directed by Lili-Anne Brown. The show kicks off the Playhouse's 2019/2020 season, running in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum June 2 - 30.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019
Award-winning singer and actor Steven Brinberg (Simply Barbra) brings his new show celebrating the 50th anniversary of the film version of HELLO, DOLLY! The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street (in Yotel Hotel) NYC on Wednesday, May 15th at 7:00 pm. This DOLLY show contains most of the songs heard in the film plus songs from her latest album WALLS and of course some of her big hits. There will be a guest to be announced. Christopher Denny is the Musical Director. The cover charge is $20-$60. There is NO food and drink minimum. For tickets, please visit www.TheGreenRoom42.com.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the appointment Shantanique Moore, flutist, as the next recipient of the symphony's two-year fellowship designed to enable one young African American musician the ability to dedicate him or herself to the pursuit of an orchestral career. Ms. Moore will be the eighth recipient of a fellowship from the symphony's EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians (OTPAAM).
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
This Sunday, June 2nd at 7:00 pm will be a special show celebrating the 75th Birthday of the multi award-winning Marvin Hamlisch is being presented by Steven Brinberg at Feinstein's/54 Below, 254 West 54th Street, NYC 10019. Michael Lavine is the Musical Director, with a special appearance by Terre Blair Hamlisch.  
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
Following his recent sold-out KSHMR LIVE performance in NYC, KSHMRreleases collaboration with Swedish DJ and producer KAAZE on new single 'Devil Inside Me' featuring the vocals of Karra, out now on Dharma Worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
A special show celebrating the 75th Birthday of the multi award-winning Marvin Hamlisch is being presented by Steven Brinberg on Sunday, June 2nd at 7:00 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, 254 West 54th Street, NYC 10019. Michael Lavine is the Musical Director, with a special appearance by Terre Blair Hamlisch.
by Marina Kennedy - May 20, 2019
'Posting Letters to the Moon' is now making its U.S. premiere at 59E59 Theaters. The show features correspondences written during WWII by British actress, Celia Johnson and her husband, writer Peter Fleming. Their beautifully written letters to each other are full of affection, longing, honesty, and humor. Their daughter, Lucy Fleming who stars in the two-hander alongside her husband, Simon Williams compiled the letters.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
GRAMMY-winning, certified diamond-selling music icon Shaggy kicks into high gear in anticipation of  his new studio album Wah Gwaan?! - out next Friday, May 10 via The Cherrytree Music Company, Brooklyn Knights Entertainment and 300 Entertainment. Pre-order is available this Friday, May 3.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
Long-time oil geophysicist, Nigel Smith, uses his real-life experience working on an oil rig in the Malacca Straits in his new murder mystery novel: 'Malacca Mystery' (ISBN: 978-1945532801) available for sale globally in paperback and e-book on May 17, 2019 through all major online book retailers including Amazon.com, iBooks, Barnesandandnoble.com and Amazon Kindle.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Award-winning singer and actor Steven Brinberg brings his new show celebrating the 50th anniversary of the film version of HELLO, DOLLY! The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street (in Yotel Hotel) NYC This Wednesday, May 15th at 7:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Drama Desk Nominee Sydney James Harcourt (GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, HAMILTON) joins Award-winning singer and actor Steven Brinberg (Simply Barbra) as a guest performing in a show especially created for the elegant Streicker Center within The Temple Emanu-El (1 East 65th Street a?" off 5th Avenue) NYC on Tuesday, March 17th at 7:00 pm. Steven Brinberg brings his acclaimed international hit show as part of the venue's ongoing Streisand celebration which includes an exhibit of memorabilia. Christopher Denny is the show's musical director and Tom Hubbard is on bass.  Tickets are only $25 general admission or $75 reserved section and post reception with the artist. Tickets can be purchased at https://emanuelskirballnyc.ticketleap.com/hello-gorgeous-the-entertainer/dates/Mar-17-2020_at_0700PM.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Perspectives Ensemble, in cooperation with the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, presents Dark Eyes/New Eyes: A Celebration of Armenian Music on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 7pm at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Chapel of St. James, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street. The performance will feature Zulal, a vocal trio composed of Teni Apelian, Anaïs Alexandra Tekerian, and Yeraz Markarian, and Perspectives Ensemble members, including flutist and Artistic Director Sato Moughalian, harpist Stacey Shames, and percussionist John Hadfield. Admission is free and running time is 70 minutes, no intermission.
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
California-born DJ and producer KSHMR and his record label Dharma Worldwide are proud to announce Dharma Studio, a brand-new music production education platform aiming to help producers of all levels find their way in the dance music world.
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 28, 2019
The party of the summer is happening in New York City with tempting food options, drinks and fireworks. Check out some places that are open and ready for their guests. Indulge in a great meal, visit a rooftop bar, enjoy BBQ or an outdoor experience. Gather your group to celebrate Independence Day 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
The Lakewood Cultural Center (LCC) is proud to announce the LCC Presents 2019-2020 season, bringing an exciting mix of music, dance and theater to Lakewood beginning in September. LCC is known for its exceptional programs, offering intimate access to world-class performances in its 320-seat theater.
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
The 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition shortlist is unveiled today, showcasing a mix of songs ranging from top of the pops to under-the-radar.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Minneapolis renaissance woman Sophia Eris is encouraging everyone to “be their own Adele” on her new single “Feel The Burn.” Joining forces once again with super producers Lazerbeak (Doomtree, Lizzo, Dessa) and Bionik (Ice-T, Aceyalone, Far East Movement) for an uptempo club banger, Eris lays out the definitive workout plan to get you right just in time for summer. “Feel The Burn” channels that Jane Fonda workout tape you remember as a kid, and is as much West Coast G-Funk as it is a space age self-improvement anthem. Eris explains, “This song is about flexing your best self and being proud of who you are. Hittin 'em with light that makes 'em feel the burn!'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
On Sunday, March 30th, 1958 Alvin Ailey gave his first NYC concert at the 92nd St. Y where he debuted one of his signature pieces, 'Blues Suite'. Many of the best dancers in the city performed that day. Don't miss the opportunity to hear three of these amazing artists - Ella Thompson Moore, Nat Horne and Dorene Richardson - share memories of this auspicious (incredible) performance.
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 2, 2019
Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF) celebrating its 40th anniversary season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music, presents two performances of its concert Jupiter and One Jon.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
London-based sisters, classically-trained multi-instrumentalists Bloom Twins, release the video for their new single 'Love Me Right Now'. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
The British Museum today announces a new special exhibition, opening in October 2019, which explores how western artists have long been inspired by the Islamic world. Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, the exhibition is a collaboration with the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) and will include a major loan of objects from the Kuala Lumpur-based institution; their first appearance outside of Malaysia.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and the musicians of the Columbus Symphony host the return of acclaimed cellist Joshua Roman in a performance of his own original, evocative cello concerto, Awakening. The program also includes Austrian Romantic composer Josef Brucker's Symphony No. 7, a powerful, spiritual experience encompassing majestic brass chorales, lyrical beauty, and shining climaxes.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
From February 27 to March 15, Theater for the New City (TNC) will present comedian/actor/broadcaster Donald E. Lacy Jr. updating his one man show, 'ColorStruck,' a bittersweet examination of how cultural assumptions drive American society. Since national politics provide a never-ending supply of new material, the piece is continually reshaped. The velocity of change since TNC presented the show's New York debut last year (Feb-March, 2019) has inspired Lacy to initiate a new version that reflects pressing current events.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Critically-acclaimed violinist Augustin Hadelich returns to Pacific Symphony, conducted by returning guest conductor Michael Francis, for three nights of electrifying performances. Hadelich headlines these concerts performing Paganini's virtuosic Violin Concerto No. 1, in a program opening with American composer Christopher Rouse's atmospheric work a?oeProspero's Room,a?? and closing with Rachmaninoff's quintessentially Russian Symphony No. 3. Where piano fans look to Rachmaninoff for keyboard virtuosity, violinists turn to Paganini. An outrageously gifted musician and one of the first a?oerock starsa?? of classical music, Paganini was also an accomplished composer writing hundreds of pieces including six violin concertos.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Artistic Director Kumiko Mendl celebrates 25 years of Yellow Earth Theatre; the company dedicated to developing and staging work by British East Asian* (BEA) theatre makers. Named after the seminal Chinese film of the same title, the company launched in 1995 to widen the type of roles being offered to BEA actors, writers, directors and designers, with the aim to create fresh and vibrant work that reflects the BEA experience.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Stage Right Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at The Historic Crighton Theatre Performances: Feb 14-Mar 1, 2020
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
KSHMR returns with his first single of 2020 'Over and Out' - a thunderous hardstyle tune featuring Malysian DJ Hard Lights and the vocals of Charlott Boss. Out now, via his label Dharma Worldwide, the single playfully touches on the futuristic elements of outer space and explores hard-hitting basslines and wildly uptempo beats. 'Over and Out' will be lighting up dancefloors worldwide just in time for festival season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Steven Brinberg makes a rare West coast (Los Angeles) appearance at Feinstein's at Vitello's Supperclub (4349 Tujunga Avenue, Studio City CA 91604) on Friday, February 28 at 8:00 pm as SIMPLY BARBRA in THE LEAP YEAR CONCERT with musical director Michael Ferreri and a special guest Ben Palacios.
by Alan Portner - Dec 6, 2019
Kansas City Ballet's annual production of Tchaikovsky's a?oeNutcrackera?? remains a first class interpretation of this classic holiday work.  This a?oeNutcrackera?? with its lush and extravagant technical accoutrements has been performed to super reviews. This year it returns for a three week run at the Kauffman Center through Christmas Eve. As a theatrical enterprise, this 'Nutcracker' is unlikely to be surpassed by any other production of this beloved work.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
The Old Globe's 2020 Summer Season brings to Balboa Park an extraordinarily talented group of artists who will delight audiences with their unique takes on four great works of theatre. The season incudes a classic American musical, a new adaptation of a 20th century thriller, and two of Shakespeare's masterworks on our outdoor stage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
Award-winning singer and actor Steven Brinberg (Simply Barbra) to perform a show especially created for the elegant Streicker Center within The Temple Emanu-El (1 East 65th Street a?" off 5th Avenue) NYC on Tuesday, March 17th at 7:00 pm. With musical director Christopher Denny backing several other musicians, the show promises the best of SIMPLY BARBRA which has traveled the world since 1993. A special surprise guest star from Broadway will join 'Barbra' for a duet. This is the musical show - a?oeThe Entertainera?? in the a?oeHello Gorgeousa?? (Barbra Streisand) Celebration and Exhibit salute. Tickets are only $25 general admission or $75 reserved section and post reception with the artist.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
BigCityBeats WORLD CLUB DOME have arrived with a bang on the island of Malta this summer! Tipped as one of the world's newest partying destinations, the event's debut pre-party 'Road to World Club Dome Malta' took place on Saturday 3 August 2019 in Gianpula Village, welcoming almost 7,000 dance music enthusiasts. The island's premier clubbing spot has previously welcomed the likes of Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Tiësto, Sasha, Erick Morillo, DJ Sneak, Roger Sanchez, Rui da Silva and the late Avicii to name a few. 
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
September brings some of music's most iconic female performers including Motown stars Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Lady of Soul Oleta Adams and '80s icon Jody Watley. Local artists include the Honolulu Jazz Quartet, Henry Kapono presenting his Artist 2 Artist Concert Series featuring Blayne Asing, Elijah Sky and Mike Lewis's 2nd Annual Tribute to the Great City of New York. The Blue Note Comedy Series continues with comedian Esther Ku and '90s Alternative super group 10,000 Maniacs makes their Blue Note debut. We're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Eddie Ortiz & Son Caribe and Yvette Moore presents a tribute to Gloria Estefan. Stef Mariani's invites you to her album release celebration of 'Highway of Love' and local favorites Good Foot Hawaii! take the stage. The Hawaii News Now Jazz Legends Series continues with Keiko Matsui and Lightnin' Larry Dupio presents an eclectic night of traditional and original Big Island blues. Willie K returns, electric blues guitar powerhouse Robben Ford takes the stage and the month rounds out with singer-songwriter Jon McLaughlin.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Sentient sonic anarchists Black Futures have released 'Body & Soul', the newest offering to be taken from their debut album, Never Not Nothing, which is out August 30th via Music For Nations.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
Dance the afternoon away in one of Worthing's most wonderful venues. On Sunday 2 June join us for a Grand Tea Dance led by guest organist Chris Stanbury. Attendees are invited to partake in all styles of ballroom dancing, ranging from the Waltz, to the Foxtrot and Tango. Enjoy the fantastic views from the Pavilion Cafe Bar with a freshly made afternoon tea. Turn back time with this popular, traditional event, celebrating the rich history and variety of the Pavilion Theatre.