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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
The Rubell Museum today announced that its new campus will open on December 4, 2019 with a museum-wide installation of works that chronicle key artists, moments, and movements in vital arts centers over the past 50 years, from the East Village to Beijing, Los Angeles to Leipzig, and São Paulo to Tokyo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Bristol Riverside Theatre announces that Founding Director Susan D. Atkinson and Artistic Director Keith Baker will be stepping down from their day-to-day roles at the end of the 2019-2020 season. Atkinson is credited with helping to rejuvenate Bristol Borough during her 33 years of service. She led the way in turning an old adult movie theatre into a professional theatre company that has produced five world class productions a year for the past 33 years. Baker steps down after 28 years of service to the theatre. He wore many different hats at BRT, directing, singing and acting in over 120 plays and musicals, and steering its artistic vision. The duo will step down from their roles at the conclusion of the current season. The BRT Board of Directors has launched an extensive search for a new artistic director. Later in the season, look for news of a special event that will honor Atkinson and Baker's service to the organization and the community.
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 24, 2019
'Matilda The Musical' will open the 2019/2020 Season at The Growing Stage (TGS), The Children's Theatre of New Jersey. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Sean Quigley who plays Miss Trunchbull in the show.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2019
During Lisa Viggiano's critically-praised 2018 Bruce SpringsteenTribute Shows (which helped earn her a 2019 Bistro Award for a?oeOutstanding Vocalista??), she included a section of songs by iconic musicians and singers discovered over five decades by talent scout/record producer John Henry Hammond, who also championed Springsteen and recorded a?oeThe Boss'sa?? first demo. Now, like a spinoff from a hit TV sitcom, Viggiano has created an entire cabaret show featuring songs and performers produced by Hammond during his long career at Columbia Records. In FROM LADY DAY TO THE BOSS: 50 YEARS OF TALENT DISCOVERED BY LEGENDARY COLUMBIA RECORD PRODUCER JOHN HENRY HAMMOND, Viggiano will deliver her unique renditions of classic tunes recorded by Bessie Smith, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Harry James, Count Basie, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Leonard Cohen, George Benson, and Springsteen.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to produce The Member of the Wedding, directed by regional talent Eric Schmiedl. This limited engagement runs October 4 through November 3, in the Studio Theater. This intimate performance space puts the audience in the middle of this regal family drama. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Buy early and save with promo code: FRANKIE to receive $5 off each adult/senior ticket purchased by Oct 3, 2019. Preview performance is the Thursday before opening night, October 3. Opening Night is Friday, Oct 4. Tickets range from $10 Smart Seats to $33 each. Group and student discounts are available. Tickets are on sale now.
by Roy Berko - Oct 6, 2019
The play 'Member of the Wedding' is based on Carson McCullers 1946 novel of the same name. The author also penned the script for the 1950 Broadway stage production which starred Ethel Waters, Julie Harris and Brandon DeWilde.
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
10th Anniversary Hispanicize, the largest event of its kind, connected well over a thousand Latinx trendsetters, social media influencers, content creators, marketers, advertisers, social and political activists, as well as A-list celebrities last week, October 17-19, 2019, at the iconic 73-story InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown.
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Congratulations to Driftwood Soldier whose new album Stay Ahead of the Wolf is out today. Over the last three months, the inimitably gritty, gutterfolk duo from Philadelphia have released three singles and drawn acclaim from the likes of Billboard, Glide Magazine, Americana Highways and more. Owen Lyman-Schmidt's guttural, gravely voice and raging mandolin growling atop Bobby Szafranski's ominously tempered bass compose the band's distinct sonic-scape, which they skillfully enage to drive tales of injustice with force. Stay Ahead of the Wolf was produced with Erin McKeown, mixed by Ted Hutt (Old Crow Medicine Show, Devil Makes Three, Lucero, Violent Femmes) and mastered by Ryan Schwab (The Districts, Hop Along, Ron Gallo).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
During an annual event honoring their rich bluegrass heritage, Liberty Square: A Lester Flatt Celebration, the City of Sparta, Tennessee recognized the achievements of Josh Swift by inducting him into their Bluegrass Hall of Fame.
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Oct 14, 2019
Disney Hyperion's Rick Riordan Presents line has another brand-new series to add to its growing family. This time, we get to dive into African mythology.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
Just in time for Halloween, Strawdog Theatre Company launches its 31st season with the world premiere of MASQUE MACABRE, a dark and bloody thrill ride inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe - think Carrie meets Eyes Wide Shut. The handlers of a 'bad boy' entrepreneur go to extremes to give him one last big bash before his past catches up to him. An explorative immersive theatre experience a la Sleep No More, guests travel from room to room throughout the space and follow stories of revenge and murder as they play out in real time.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
NGL Collective today announced that the official schedule of events for 10th Anniversary Hispanicize is available on their official website. Event highlights include keynote speakers, musical performances, marketing panels, discussion on music, podcasts, film/tv and more. Hispanicize, the largest event of its kind, connects Latinx trendsetters, social media entrepreneurs, technology leaders, celebrities. The landmark 10th Anniversary Hispanicize Event will take place at the iconic 73-story InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, October 17-19, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018
Ending the year moving just as fast as they began it, They Might Be Giants is rock's original perpetual-motion machine. Just in time for the holidays, the band has announced the pre-order launch today for a brand new album available through Idlewild Recordings on their website and on tour.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Luna Stage will present a benefit performance of Ami Brabson's newest cabaret A Change is Gonna Come on Saturday, December 14th. Doors open at 6:30 PM for wine and mingling. Brabson's performance at 7:30 will be followed by live music, dessert, drinks, and coffee.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2019
During Lisa Viggiano's critically-praised 2018 Bruce Springsteen Tribute Shows (which helped earn her a 2019 Bistro Award for “Outstanding Vocalist”), she included a section of songs by iconic musicians and singers discovered over five decades by talent scout/record producer John Henry Hammond, who also championed Springsteen and recorded “The Boss's” first demo. Now, like a spinoff from a hit TV sitcom, Viggiano has created an entire cabaret show featuring songs and performers produced by Hammond during his long career at Columbia Records. In FROM LADY DAY TO THE BOSS: 50 YEARS OF TALENT DISCOVERED BY LEGENDARY COLUMBIA RECORD PRODUCER JOHN HENRY HAMMOND, Viggiano will deliver her unique renditions of classic tunes recorded by Bessie Smith, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Harry James, Count Basie, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Leonard Cohen, George Benson, and Springsteen.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse announce the cast and creative team of Elf The Musical, on stage November 28 - December 16 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
The New York Philharmonic will present New York Stories: Threads of Our City, January 14-27, 2019, two weeks of concerts and events examining New York City's roots as a city of immigrants. It will center on the World Premiere of Julia Wolfe's Fire in my mouth, co-commissioned by the New York Philharmonic, which reflects on the New York garment industry at the turn of the 20th century and the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which killed 146 garment workers, most of them young immigrants. New York Stories: Threads of Our City will also feature a program of new chamber music by composers influenced by their time in America; a special guided tour of the Tenement Museum featuring Philharmonic musicians; an archival exhibit featuring materials from the New York Philharmonic Archives, The Forward, the Museum of the City of New York, and the National Archives at New York City; and a free Insights at the Atrium event.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018
Shakespeare's Twelfth Night opens this week at Writers Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
Playwrights Project will produce its 34th annual festival of Plays by Young Writers, sponsored by the Sheila and Jeffrey Lipinsky Family Fund, at The Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe on January 10 - January 26, 2019. The festival will feature winning scripts from Playwrights Project's California Young Playwrights Contest for ages 18 and under.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
What price would you pay for respect and love? John Henry Davis directs Arthur Miller's riveting tour de force, The Price, for International City Theatre, opening May 10 at ICT's home in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for May 8 and May 9.
by Sarah Murphy - May 17, 2019
Carson McCullers' The Member of the Wedding centers around several steamy post-World War II Southern days as seen through the eyes of twelve-year-old Frankie Addams. Frankie, or F. Jasmine as she requests we call her, is on the cusp...of what she does not know.
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2019
John The Blind marks the latest solo endeavor by songwriter/producer John Henry Ryan II – culminating today with the release of his self-titled EP, available now viaAtlantic Records.
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2019
Emmy® and Golden Globe Award-winning actress and producer Nicole Kidman and Emmy® Award-winning producer Bruna Papandrea will adapt the latest book by New York Times best-selling author Liane Moriarty, Nine Perfect Strangers, for Hulu via their respective production companies, Blossom Films and Made Up Stories. Emmy® Award-winner David E. Kelley and John Henry Butterworth will co-showrun and co-write the series. Nine Perfect Strangers was an instant hit that spent 13 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019
Theater at Monmouth continues its long-standing tradition of bringing adaptations of classic literature to students across Maine with its annual Page to Stage tour.
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 15, 2019
In a derelict house built on the path walked by the dead in the middle of nowhere in Wales, a coven of witches comes together. Written by Katy Schutte, Let's Summon Demons is a semi-participatory piece that takes a look at paganism and revenge, wrapping them up in an amusing and lightly spooky show.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
Dixon Place presents Glory!, a new play written by Nan-Lynn Nelson and directed by Kevin R. Free, previewing Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:30pm and running three weekends through April 27 at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street) in Manhattan. Tickets are $18 in advance, $21 at the door for adults, and $15 in advance, $18 at the door for students and seniors. Group rates are available. For tickets and further information please visit www.dixonplace.org
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
Ardmore Restaurant Week, the popular two-week celebration of Downtown Ardmore's exciting and diverse dining scene, returns July 15 through July 28, 2019. Diners can experience a variety of cuisines from the Main Line's top chefs as they enjoy two-course lunch menus for $10 and $15, and three-course dinner menus for $15, $25 and $35. Six restaurants will make their Restaurant Week debut this year, including ArdmoreQ, Buena Vista Mexican, Green Papaya Asian Bistro, Nam Phuong Bistro, Not Your Average Joe's and SongSan Korean BBQ.
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
RED NOTICE finds a new home at Netflix and has added Ryan Reynolds to the cast. Red Notice will be a globetrotting action-thriller centered around the pursuit of the most wanted art thief in the world and is set to begin principal photography in various locations in 2020.
'Ann Arbor Blues Festival 1969' Will Feature Previous Unheard Live Recordings From Various Blues Legends
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Third Man Records is excited to announce the release of ANN ARBOR BLUES FESTIVAL 1969, a 50th anniversary celebration collecting 24 previously unheard songs by such blues legends as Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, B.B. King, James Cotton, Son House, Magic Sam, T-Bone Walker, Junior Wells, Big Mama Thornton, Clifton Chenier, Son House, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Lightnin' Hopkins, Pinetop Perkins, J. B. Hutto & His Hawks, Roosevelt Sykes, Luther Allison, Otis Rush, Big Joe Williams, Charlie Musselwhite and more. The first ever release of music recorded live at the landmark event, ANN ARBOR BLUES FESTIVAL 1969 will be available on August 2, 2019 in two individual 2x LP volumes, exclusively on 180 gram vinyl housed in gatefold packaging featuring fan snapshots, and on CD.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019
It's time to saddle up for a 10-gallon historical hoedown. The Center for Puppetry Arts is rounding up some of America's most famous heroes and heroines to present a production packed with tall tales, twangy tunes (performed live) and glory stories of the American west.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey is proud to present the world premiere productions of JOHN HENRY by Elise Forier Edie from February 8th through 10th and A BETTER PLACE TO BE by Stephen L. Fredericks from February 15th through 17th. Both productions will have performances on Friday evenings at 7:30 PM and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 4:00 PM. Both productions are under the direction of Stephen L. Fredericks, TGS's Founder/Executive Director.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
John The Blind marks the latest solo endeavor by songwriter/producer John Henry Ryan II. Arriving today via Atlantic Records is his infectious falsetto-driven debut release “Two Months,” anchored by gentle piano plinks and juxtaposed with staccato electro stabs. Self-produced and penned, the autobiographical piece was inspired by a long-distance relationship's eight-week intense period of uncertainty.
Three They Might Be Giants Albums Debut in Top 12 of Billboard 'Independent Albums' Chart, PBS Articulate In-Depth Profile
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019
They Might Be Giants is rock's original perpetual-motion machine. Just ahead of the holidays, the band announced a brand new album, My Murdered Remains, available exclusively through Idlewild Recordings. The band additionally released The Escape Team, a collection of character songs inspired by TMBG collaborator David Cowles' The Escape Team comic book, and a special limited edition of the John Henry Demos. All three albums debuted in the top 12 of the Billboard's 'Independent Albums' chart.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
Out of the Box Theatrics presents the Off-Broadway Premiere of THE PINK UNICORN by Elise Forier Edie. Directed by Amy Jones, this site-specific one-woman drama will star Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley (Next To Normal, Side Show, Sunset Boulevard). Previews begin May 9 at the Episcopal Actors' Guild with opening slated for May 15.
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 7, 2019
The Growing Stage has two upcoming world premiere shows. 'John Henry' will be on the Netcong Stage from February 8 to February 10 and 'A Better Place to Be' will be performed from February 15 to February 17. We had the pleasure of interviewing Stephen Fredericks, the Theatre's Founder and Executive Director about the new shows.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
William Shakespeare's Richard II produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from March 27 - April 28, 2019. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Ted Bundy and his horrifying killing spree in the 1970s have captured the nation's attention for decades. On the heels of the 30th anniversary of Bundy's execution, a two-hour “20/20” event provides new insight into Bundy's vicious past and crimes. He admitted to murdering at least 30 women and girls, many of whom he kidnapped and sexually assaulted. Authorities believe he may have been responsible for as many as 100 homicides. The prime-time documentary features new interviews with key players, including surviving victims and those who were vital in helping place Bundy behind bars. “20/20” airs Friday, Feb. 15 (9:00 – 11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.
by Marika O'Hara - Feb 1, 2019
When a musical is titled 'Bulldozer,' listeners might expect its score to contain a blaze of sound, a rush of electric guitars, and a furious pounding of drums. The original cast recording of the Off-Broadway musical Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses, however, reveals its score to be a fairly tame collection of pop-rock songs.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 9, 2018
You'll get a standing ovation when you give a gift of New Jersey theatre. The holidays are a great time to explore all of the entertainment options in New Jersey for everyone on your list. All of the theatres on our list have gift certificates or gift cards available for purchase.
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2018
VICE Media's youth lifestyle cable channel, VICELAND, is partnering with Cadillac on a new aspirational docu-series HUSTLE created by Beth Greenwald with executive producers Alicia Keys and Chef Marcus Samuelsson. The eight-episode series is set to premiere February 10 at 9PM.
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019
The trailer for 'John Henry' was released today. Watch it below!
BWW REVIEW: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's NOEL NOEL Is A Sanctuary From The Madness Of The Season
by Jade Kops - Dec 13, 2018
The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's annual NOEL NOEL concert is a moment of calm in the chaos of the city this Christmas.
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
The leading live music platform for concert recordings and live streams, nugs.net, will live stream The 5th Annual John Henry's Friends Benefit, presented by Steve Earle and City Winery. The event takes place at The Town Hall in New York City, NY on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 8pm ET.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
The Florentine Opera Company is excited to announce its 2019-20 Baumgartner Studio Artists a?" soprano Kathryn Henry, mezzo-soprano Meghan Folkerts, tenor Luke Selker and baritone Samuel James Dewese.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Chester Theatre Company (CTC) will present Curve of Departure by Rachel Bonds in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from August 8 - 18. The production is directed by Keira Naughton making her CTC debut.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
The New York Philharmonic and Music Director Jaap van Zweden's World Premiere performances of Julia Wolfe's Fire in my mouth will be released in digital formats on August 30, 2019, and in physical format on October 4, 2019, on Decca Gold, Universal Music Group's newly established US classical music label. It is now available for preorder at https://DeccaGold.lnk.to/Fireinmymouth. The release will mark Decca Gold's fifth New York Philharmonic album.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
John The Blind marks the latest solo endeavor by songwriter/producer John Henry Ryan II – continued today by the release of new single “Hallelujah.” The track arrives along with a Justin Daashuur Hopkins-directed video companion, premiering today via PAPER Magazine.
by Derek McCracken - Apr 5, 2019
Sincerely, Oscar is a meandering mindbender where two's company, three's a crowd, and thirty songs take us on jazzed-up journey through Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Carousel, State Fair, Allegro, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music. Intriguing conceptually but lopsided musically, the clunky show presents an awkwardly-staged, amped-up glow-and-tell cabaret with a technological twist.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
What price would you pay for respect and love? John Henry Davis directs Arthur Miller's riveting tour de force, The Price, forInternational City Theatre, openingMay 10 at ICT's home in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for May 8 and May 9.
by Krista Garver - Apr 10, 2019
THE NO PLAY tells the story of the relationship between the Cheeks, an African American family, and Yaveni Aaronsohn, a Jewish scholar writing a book about the commonalities in the two cultures' experiences. It's challenging, emotional, and important.