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NYC to Transform into Paris for ROLAND-GARROS IN THE CITY This June
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The Big Apple will become the City of Light this June when 'Roland-Garros in the City' arrives in time for the famed French Open finals, June 9 - 11.  (more...)

Peter Serkin, Stefan Jackiw and Jay Campbell Headline 2017 Opening Concert at Music Mountain
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, launches its 88th Season on Sunday, June 11th with the Opening Concert & Reception featuring the incomparable pianist Peter Serkin along with Stefan Jackiw, Violin, and Jay Campbell, Cello. (more...)

Heather Headley and Jessie Mueller to Headline Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrates the culmination of the 30th Anniversary Season with GALA 2017 on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, and offers attendees a first look at the Theater's dynamic new performance venue in-progress-The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare. (more...)

American Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The American Symphony Orchestra today announced the 56th season of its Vanguard series, running from October 11, 2017 through March 1, 2018. Music director Leon Botstein will conduct all concerts in the series, which this year includes a performance at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in addition to three concerts at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Comic Ellyn Daniels' Brings Solo Show to Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Stand-up comic, writer, actor and model Ellyn Daniels makes her debut at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival this June with her new show 'Emotional Terrorism'. This one woman stand-up show takes the audience on an intoxicating journey from Orlando to Togo, ballet to bulimia, the runways of Paris to blacking out in Hollywood mansions and sitting on the precipice of suicide, to finding salvation through stand-up comedy. Daniels puts a hilarious spin on her unapologetic, soul-bearing tale of one girl's journey from humiliation to liberation. 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival participant, 'Emotional Terrorism', presented by Aloysius Productions and directed by Desmond Devenish (actor/director/producer/writer and founder of Gunnison Galaxy, a creative collective), with six performances at The Actors Company (Let Live Theater) in West Hollywood from June 4 - 24. (more...)

Special Olympics Georgia Host 2017 State Summer Games at Emory University
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Special Olympics Georgia today unveiled details surrounding its upcoming 2017 State Summer Games, which is set to take place at Emory University May 19 May 21. As the largest State Games of the year, the 2017 State Summer Games will provide competition for athletes in aquatics, athletics, flag football, gymnastics, soccer, table tennis, tennis and volleyball. (more...)

Music Mountain Opens 88th Summer of Chamber & Twilight Music
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Chamber & Jazz music enthusiasts will want to mark their calendars for the start of Music Mountain's 88th Season! Music Mountain President, Nicholas Gordon announced America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival will kick off on June 11th with a summer featuring Beethoven and favorite Piano Quintets! The Summer Season will also welcome the award-winning clarinetist Oskar Espina-Ruiz as the new Artistic Director for the organization. Concerts are scheduled through September 17th. (see full chamber & twilight music schedules below) (more...)

Ellyn Daniels' EMOTIONAL TERRORISM Set for Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Stand-up comic, writer, actor and model Ellyn Daniels makes her debut at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival this June with her new show 'Emotional Terrorism'. (more...)

Hollywood Fringe Announces Partnership with TodayTix
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival is proud to announce its partnership with TodayTix, the international ticketing app and website with nearly three million users. As the official marketing and ticketing platform available to all Festival productions, TodayTix is offering its ticket listing and marketing services, used by over 500 arts organizations worldwide, to all Fringe productions. TodayTix allows all Fringe productions to expand their reach and promote their shows to a rich database of culture-loving locals and tourists. (more...)

Chicago Community Trust, CEO Terry Mazany to Receive Chicago Human Rhythm Project's 2017 JUBA! Award
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), which creates community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, hosts its 27th Jubalee Gala. (more...)

BWW Interview: Justin Sayre Discusses Bringing THE MEETING* to an End, Creating Queer Spaces, and What's Next For the Show's Creator
by Troy Frisby - May 13, 2017

Justin Sayre is calling the final editions of THE MEETING* to order. For eight seasons, over seven-and-a-half years, he has led the International Order of Sodomites---the IOS for short---as the Chairman of the "centuries-old organization promoting the lives and legacies of the LGBTQIA community." The final two shows of the acclaimed comedy/variety show, set for Sunday, May 14 at 7:00 and 9:30 pm at Joe's Pub, have long sold out. Yet they'll be broadcast online via Joe's Pub Livestream, with Sayre also taking over the Joe's Pub Instagram account that same day. Before he flew over from Los Angeles for those final shows, we spoke with Justin over the phone about what THE MEETING* has meant to him over the years, why it's time to call it quits, and what's next. (more...)

Barn Theatre Announces 2017 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Barn Theatre, Michigan's oldest professional summer theatre, under the artistic leadership of Brendan Ragotzy, announced today the 71st season of plays and musicals to be presented for the 2017 summer season at the landmark theatre. (more...)

Music Mountain Continues 88th Season with Peter Serkin and Anna Polonsky
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with a very special program featuring renowned pianist Peter Serkin with Anna Polonsky performing works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert for Piano 4 Hands on Sunday, July 2nd (3pm). The weekend gets off to a swinging start on Saturday, July 1st (6:30pm) with Swingtime Big Band! Concerts are scheduled thru September 17th.   (more...)

Artist Ambassadors For Make Music Day 2017 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

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Largest Ever Hollywood Fringe Festival Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The 8th Annual Hollywood Fringe Festival opens today after a week of previews and runs through Sunday, June 25th. (more...)

South African HAMLET, Drum-Fueled 'TEN BLOCKS' and More Set for 2017 Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

A South African Hamlet performed in a shallow tank of water at Fisherman's Wharf. A drum-fueled, outdoor production of Ten Blocks on the Camino Real imported from Ghana. Pericles staged on board the 66-foot Rose Dorothea fishing schooner.  (more...)

Music Mountain Continues 88th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88thseason with Cassatt String Quartet with guest artist Mihae Lee, piano on Sunday, June 25th (3pm) performing Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and Shostakovich. The New Black Eagle Jazz Band kicks off the weekend on Saturday, June 24(6:30pm)! Concerts are scheduled thru September 17th! (more...)

Music Mountain presents Ariel Quartet with Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano + Anouman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, delivers another banner weekend of music with first time guest Ariel Quartet with guest artist Soyeon Kate Lee, piano, performing Mozart, Dvorak and Schumann on Sunday, July 23 (3pm). The weekend begins with Anouman making their Music Mountain debut on Saturday, July 22 (6:30pm)! Concerts are scheduled thru September 17. (more...)

World-Class Artists Perform at Chicago Human Rhythm Project's RHYTHM WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Showcasing a wide range of performers and repertoire, Chicago Human Rhythm Project  (CHRP) announces the programs for three of the performances during its 27th annual summer festival of American tap and percussive dance, Rhythm World.   (more...)

Free, Epic Art Collaboration Headed to Navy Pier This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Navy Pier, Chicago's mission-driven cultural district, has commissioned world-renowned contemporary artist Nick Cave and international architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang for Here Hear Chicago, a new site-specific project that incorporates art, design and performance. (more...)

2017 Hollywood Fringe Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The 8th Annual Hollywood Fringe Festival concluded last night with its annual Award Ceremony and Closing Night Party.  Over 800 people attended the Award Ceremony, which took place at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre. (more...)

Music Mountain Continues 88th Season with Penderecki String Quartet and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with Penderecki String Quartet with guest artist Pamela Mia Paul, piano performing a program of Mozart, Schumann, and Dvorak on Sunday, July 16 (3pm). The weekend begins on Saturday, July 15 (6:30pm) with first time Music Mountain guest, Alexis Cuadrado Group. Concerts are scheduled thru September 17th. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

Grant Park Music Festival to Celebrate Annual Independence Day Salute
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Celebrate the Fourth with the Grant Park Music Festival annual Independence Day Salute, one of Millennium Park's most popular summer concerts of the season. Christopher Bell conducts the Grant Park Orchestra in this holiday tradition, full of rousing marches and patriotic anthems, including Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, Sousa's Stars and Stripes Forever,the Armed Forces Salute, and more. (more...)

Arianna String Quartet and More Coming Up at Music Mountain
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88th season with another weekend of exceptional music. (more...)

National Theatre Announces June 2017-January 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

National Theatre has announced today the new season for June 2017 - January 2018. Take a look at the shows coming to the theatre! (more...)

Ailey's Lincoln Center Engagement Continues Through Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2017 Lincoln Center engagement continues with six performances left to enjoy with loved ones through Sunday, June 18. (more...)

Ailey Extension Celebrates NYC Dance Week With 30 Free Classes
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

???????Ailey Extension celebrates NYC Dance Week, a citywide festival from June 15-24, by offering 30 free dance and fitness classes for new students*. Continuing through Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Lincoln Center engagement June 14-18, free classes will be held at The Ailey Studios - home to the world-renowned Ailey dancers - featuring nearly all of Ailey Extension's 25 techniques, many taught with live accompaniment. (more...)

FREE MOVIE MONDAYS Return to Segerstrom Center for the Arts
by Michael Quintos - Jun 12, 2017

Summer has once again returned to Orange County, California and with it, Segerstrom Center for the Arts' annual outdoor free-for-all movie screenings! The Center's popular FREE MOVIE MONDAYS---back for its 11th consecutive year in Costa Mesa---includes 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' on July 10, 'The Wiz' on July 17, 'Stand and Deliver' on July 24, 'Edward Scissorhands' on July 31 and, finally, 'School of Rock' on August 7. (more...)

Richard Nelson's ILLYRIA, Lynn Nottage's MLIMA'S TALE, UNDER THE RADAR and More Among Public Theater's 50th Anniversary Season at Astor Place
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette. (more...)

Make Music Day 2017 Announces Full Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Make Music Day, the annual global celebration of music occurring each June 21, today announced its full schedule of over 4,000 free, outdoor concerts, music lessons and jam sessions with more to come in over 60 U.S. cities. The all-day musical celebration on the summer solstice brings people of all styles, ages and skill levels together to make and enjoy music. Cities hosting major celebrations include New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Madison, Milwaukee, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Portland (OR), St. Louis, San Jose, Seattle and the entire states of Vermont and Rhode Island, with smaller festivities being held in other communities nationwide. (more...)

America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival presents 88th Exhilarating Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88th Season with Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet, Michael Brown, Piano, and Nicholas Canellakis, Cello performing Beethoven, Debussy, and Brahms on Sunday, June 18th (3pm). The weekend begins with the first Twilight Series concert of the summer featuring The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players on Saturday, June 17th (6:30pm)! Concerts are scheduled thru September 17th! (more...)

Windham Theatre Guild 2017-18 Season Subscriptions Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The WTG is proud to present its 2017-2018 Main Stage Season of six shows. You can save money by purchasing a subscription or flex pass now. You can get all six shows or you can purchase a flex pass and see any four of the six shows.  (more...)

Todd Marcus Quintet and St. Petersburg Piano Quartet to Play Music Mountain This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with an encore performance by the St. Petersburg Piano Quartet on Sunday, August 20 (3pm) featuring Brahms, Shostakovich, and Schumann. Jazz ensemble Todd Marcus Quintet makes its Music Mountain debut Saturday, August 19 (6:30pm). (more...)

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Raises $175,000 at Jubalee
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) hosted its Jubalee Gala July 21 at the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, which included honoring The Chicago Community Trust and its President and CEO Terry Mazany with the JUBA! Award for Extraordinary Contributions to the Cultural Community in Chicago. Past JUBA! Award recipient, the Honorable Mayor Rahm Emanuel, served as Honorary Chair. With nearly 600 people in attendance, CHRP raised $175,000, including a $75,000 leadership gift from guests Philip and Marsha Dowd, from a combination of ticket sales, sponsorships, contributions and a raffle.  Following a preshow reception in CHRP's American Rhythm Center, guests gathered in the packed Studebaker Theater for the presentation of the JUBA! Award and the JUBA! Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance performance that highlighted CHRP's 27th annual Rhythm World summer festival. The concert featured Chicago Human Rhythm Project performing a world premiere by Artist In Residence Dani Borak and three classics by African-American choreographers Buster Brown, Lon Chaney and Harold 'Stumpy' Cromer; STOMP alumna and Broadway hoofer (Shuffle Along) Lisa LaTouche performing her masterpiece Love Me or Leave Me with Tre Dumas and Nico Rubio; STOMP cast members Ali Bradley and Jeremy Price; North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble; solo performances by Lee Howard and Jumaane Taylor; a trio performance by Star Dixon, Donnetta Jackson and Imania Fatima Detry; scholarship students from Tokyo directed by Yukiko Misumi; and more. A VIP champagne reception onstage with the artists followed the performance. (more...)

St. Petersburg Piano Quartet to Play All-Beethoven Program at Music Mountain
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its blockbuster season with another weekend of exceptional music. St. Petersburg Piano Quartet offers an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, August 13 (3pm) and first-time guest Ryan Keberle & Catharsis offer an evening of jazz on Saturday, August 12 (6:30pm). Concerts are scheduled thru September 17. (more...)

Hollywood Fringe Festival '17 Ticketing Numbers Smash Previous Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Hollywood Fringe Festival organizers announced today that the eighth annual festival, which closed June 25th, sold an estimated $540,000 in tickets. This is a 21% increase in ticket sales from last year. (more...)

Aeolus String Quartet, Ben Kono Group to Make Music Mountain Debuts This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th Season with two Music Mountain debuts! The Aeolus String Quartet, with guest artist Geoffrey Burleson, piano, performs Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Franck on Sunday, August 6 (3pm) and The Ben Kono Group plays sophisticated, contemporary jazz on Saturday, August 5 (6:30pm). Concerts are scheduled thru September 17. (more...)

U.S. Air Force and PlayStation Launch Air Force Special Ops: Nightfall for PlayStation 4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

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Film Works Alfresco Presents Special Free Screening of GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

'We're in the Money!' and other standards will fill Inwood Hill Park as the inaugural FREE outdoor summer cinema series Film Works Alfresco continues Monday, July 17 with the classic dance spectacular film Gold Diggers of 1933. (more...)

Faran Tahir Returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to Play OTHELLO at Free For All
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) Free For All, one of the capital's most beloved annual traditions offering free performances of a Shakespearean classic to the general public each summer, will return next month with the Company's 2016 production of William Shakespeare's Othello. Helmed by internationally acclaimed director Ron Daniels and starring screen actor Faran Tahir in the titular role, the production will run at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St. NW) from August 15-27, offering more than 12,000 people the chance to see the play free of charge. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Gregory Linington
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 10, 2017

Today's subject, Gregory Linington, is currently living his theatre life onstage at Theater J playing Harry Hyman, the doctor with a big heart and strong attraction to one of his patients, in Arthur Miller's rarely produced Broken Glass. The production has been extended and now runs through July 16th. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for MAMMA MIA! at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Tickets for the smash-hit musical Mamma Mia! are now on sale through the OCP box office. The production will run September 15 - October 15, 2017 in OCP's Hawks Mainstage Theatre. (more...)

The Big 'Ol Nasty Getdown Announces VOLUME II feat. Earth Wind & Fire & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Woven with the threads of funk, soul, gospel, blues and rock -- and executed by some of the industry's most recognizeable, world-renowned and beloved players -- Los Angeles-based The Big Ol' Nasty Getdown announces another superstar jam session, Volume II, available everywhere on October 27, 2017. (more...)

Music Mountain Presents Daedalus String Quartet Plus Michael Berkeley & Friends
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88th season with Daedalus String Quartet with Tanya Bannister, piano, on Sunday, August 27 (3pm) performing Beethoven and Brahms. Michael Berkeley presents the best of Broadway on Saturday, August 26 (6:30pm)! Concerts are scheduled thru September 17. (more...)

Laura Linney Will Be Honored with William Shakespeare Award in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

To acknowledge her outstanding contribution to classical theatre in America, Actress Laura Linney will be awarded the Shakespeare Theatre Company's prestigious William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award) at the Harman Center for the Arts 10th Anniversary Gala on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

Music Mountain Welcomes Amernet String Quartet Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88th season with the remarkable Amernet String Quartet with guest artist Vivek Kamath, Viola, performing an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, September 10 (3pm). (more...)

Shanghai String Quartet and Qing Jiang Set for Music Mountain's Labor Day Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with a holiday weekend of music on September 2 & 3 by the outstanding Shanghai String Quartet! (more...)

The Autorino Center for the Arts Announces 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities at the University of Saint Joseph is On The Move this year as it celebrates its 15th anniversary-and there's a lot to celebrate. (more...)

Vioobu Announces Partnership With Amazon Prime Video
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Two streaming giants are teaming up to form a supergroup that would make the Avengers jealous. Vioobu, the red-hot OTT streaming platform, is making their content library available on Amazon Prime Video, beginning August 1st. Vioobu's content will be Free For All Amazon Prime users. (more...)

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