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The Royal Family of a country very much like England becomes bored and decides to pose as commoners, leading to a series of wild adventures.


Signature's SIZZLIN' SUMMER NIGHTS Cabaret Series Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Virginia's Signature Theatre opens its air-conditioned doors once again for the annual Sizzlin' Summer Nights Series. Two and a half weeks of live music and performances by Signature favorites and DC area stars. The cabaret series runs July 5 through July 22, with a different performance every night. (more...)

Dancer Geeta Chandran Conferred the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Bharatanatyam
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

A celebrated artist and a star-performer, Geeta Chandran began learning Bharatanatyam from the tender age of 5 years under the tutelage of Smt. Swarna Saraswathy, who hailed from the traditional Thanjavoor dasi parampara. (more...)

KING O' THE MOON Comes to Circle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Pazinski family returns to Circle's stage in King O' the Moon by Tom Dudzick, the second play in a trilogy inspired by the author's childhood. Circle produced Dudzick's Over the Tavern in 2005 and The Last Mass at St. Casimir's in 2007.  Ten years after Over the Tavern, this sequel takes place during the rebellious '60's as Apollo 11 is on its voyage to the moon. The Pazinski's come together as their lives seem to fall apart. Prior knowledge of this working-class family is not a prerequisite to appreciate the hilarious and heartfelt end to the three part series at Circle. (more...)

WCPE FM Recognizes Memorial Day
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

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Williamstown Theatre Festival to Host WAM Theatre Fresh Takes Reading of SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

On Tuesday, August 1 at 5 pm, the Williamstown Theatre Festival will host a WAM Theatre Fresh Takes Play Reading of Smart People by Lydia R. Diamond at the Clark Art Institute.  The reading will be directed by WAM's Artistic Director, Kristen van Ginhoven. Tickets are free but reservations are recommended. (more...)

Annual Hebrew Book Week Returns to Israel
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Israel's 56th annual Book Week will be held in Tel-Aviv (Rabin Square), Jerusalem (The First Station center at the site of the Old Train Station) and Rishon LeZion (Rothschild pedestrian mall) on June 7-17. (more...)

SONGBOOK SUMMIT, Featuring Tunes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and More, Coming to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome 59E59 favorites Peter & Will Anderson with SONGBOOK SUMMIT, featuring the music of Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour to Welcome New Leads This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group announced today that Eva Tavares and Kristie Dale Sanders will join the cast of the spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera currently on tour in North America. (more...)

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA Comes to Boulder Theatre This September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Performing to critical acclaim celebrating their 20th anniversary year in 2017 and over 2700 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the Dead's extensive catalog and the talent of these seven fine musicians. On any given night, the band will perform a show based on a set list from the Grateful Dead's 30 years of extensive touring or use their catalog to program a unique set list for the show. (more...)

Jon Washburn Announces Transition at the Vancouver Chamber Choir
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

After 46 years, the Vancouver Chamber Choir's founder and long-time conductor Jon Washburn is announcing his intent to step down as Artistic and Executive Director to become the professional choral ensemble's Conductor Emeritus. He will continue to lead the Choir through its 47th and 48th concert seasons (2017/18 and 2018/19) while the organization searches for his successor. Once that new person is designated he will assume his new role as Conductor Emeritus and principal guest conductor. (more...)

Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND: After The Curtain Comes to Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

TRAVIS WALL and Break The Floor ProductionS are pleased to announce additional dates in the 2017 - 2018 national tour of After The Curtain -- the new show by America's hottest dance company, Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND.  After The Curtain will play the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre Director Recognised with British Empire Medal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Chris Elwell, the Director and CEO of Half Moon Theatre in East London, has been recognised with a British Empire Medalin the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2017, for services to theatre and young people. (more...)

Morven's JULY 4TH JUBILEE Offers Free Family Fun in Princeton, NJ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Every year, in observance of Independence Day, Morven Museum and Garden at 55 Stockton Street in Princeton hosts a FREE event celebrating America's heritage at the home-turned-museum of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. (more...)

Trevor Nunn to Helm DESSERT World Premiere at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Following on from his success with Daytona at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, Oliver Cotton, has written a new play for our time, Dessert. (more...)

Tegan And Sara to Celebrate 10th Anniversary Of The Con With Fall 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Today, Tegan and Sara announced plans to mark the 10th anniversary of the release of their fifth studio album, The Con, with a special North American tour. They will perform acoustic and intimate arrangements of all 14 of the album's songs, followed by a selection of fan favorites. (more...)

Grant Maloy Smith's New Album 'Dust Bowl - American Stories' Celebrates the Nation's Resilience
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Drought, poverty and dirt defined America's southern plains in the 1930s. Folks who depended on the land for survival were devastated by monstrous clouds of dust that swept across the region between 1932 and 1940, killing crops and livestock. (more...)

MAD Summer 2017 Artist Studios Residents and Van Lier Fellow Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) announces the Summer 2017 session of its Artist Studios Program and Van Lier Fellowship. The selected artists, who will work in MAD's sixth-floor open studios from June through September, are Rachel Frank, Mariana Garibay Raeke, Tai Hwa Goh, Ilana Harris-Babou, Heidi Lau, Kathleen McDermott, and Christa Pratt. Harris-Babou is this session's Van Lier Fellow. (more...)

Nettle Creek Players Headlines July Wayne County Weekends
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Heart of Hagerstown, a 501c3 not-for-profit Indiana Main Street organization, will present The Nettle Creek Players Summer Stock Tent Theatre Festival, a weekend-long music theatre festival and the third in a series of Wayne County Weekend events sponsored by the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce.  (more...)

Dancer Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram of Disciple RHEA MAHAJAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2017

Rhea has been learning the classical dance form of Bharatanatyam as a disciple of (Padamshri) Guru Geeta Chandran, for the past 12 years. (more...)

World Premiere of 31 HOURS Explores Male Suicides in the UK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Every 31 hours, someone takes their own life on the railways in the UK rail network. It is 10 times more likely to be a man. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces Casting for SMART PEOPLE Reading Hosted by Williamstown Theatre Festival, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven has announced casting for the Fresh Takes Play Reading of Smart People by Lydia R. Diamond, hosted by the Williamstown Theatre Festival on Tuesday, August 1 at 5 pm. Van Ginhoven will direct this reading. Tickets are free but reservations are recommended. The reading will take place at the Clark Art Institute. (more...)

YES Drummer Alan White Welcomes Dylan Howe To Join Rhythm Section for YESTIVAL Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees YES and longtime drummer Alan White have today (7/26) announced that Dylan Howe, son of guitarist Steve Howe, will be joining the band's rhythm section on this summer's 31-date North American YESTIVAL tour (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 to be Released by Sony Classical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

In May 2017, the Vienna Philharmonic's annual Summer Night Concert was held for the first time directly in front of Vienna's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace. This 14th annual concert-conducted by Christoph Eschenbach and featuring soprano Renee Fleming-will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital platforms by Sony Classical on Friday, August 11 and broadcast on PBS's Great Performances on Friday, August 18 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). (more...)

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe to Bring TOGETHER Tour to Australia
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2017

Following the phenomenal success of their double-platinum selling Christmas #1 UK album, Together and major sold out tours of the UK, Live Nation today announced that musical theatre legends MICHAEL BALL and ALFIE BOE will bring their Together tour to Australia this October. Ball and Boe are two of the most cherished performers in the UK, with two of the greatest voices. Between them, this legend of musical theatre and Britain's most popular and best-selling tenor, a favourite of the Royals, have achieved accolades and triumphs galore. (more...)

BWW Review: 1984 at Outré Theatre Company
by John Lariviere - Jul 19, 2017

The Outre Theatre Company presents the first production of its 2017/18 season, George Orwell's 1984, in its new home at the recently opened Pompano Beach Cultural Center. The play 1984 is based on George Orwell's dystopian novel published in 1949. In 2005 the novel was chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels. Many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, cold war, and Newspeak have permanently entered into common use since its first publication. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, August 6, 2017
by - Jul 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, August 6, 2017! (more...)

YES Announces Additional Dates For 2017 Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee YES has revealed additional tour dates for this summer's YESTIVAL outing with special guest Todd Rundgren and an opening set from Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy honoring the magic of Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, as well as a few special 'Evening With YES' shows. (more...)

Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram Performance of Disciple SHRUTA SARATH GOPALAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Arangetram is an important occasion in the career of any Bharatanatyam dancer. After several years -- decades even -- of arduous training, when the Guru is confident that the disciple can sustain a solo performance, the Arangetram is announced. (more...)

HARLEM WEEK 2017 Celebrates New York's Diversity
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

One of New York's most enduring and highly attended summer activities is the HARLEM WEEK Festival. HARLEM WEEK, which started as a one day event in 1974 has grown to a month-long celebration of the most famous community in the world. As HARLEM WEEK celebrates it's 43rd Anniversary in 2017 the focus will be celebrating the mosaic of Harlem and all of New York. (more...)

Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

GYPSY has announced its cast and creative team at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. (more...)

Kim Weild Directs AMERICAN MOOR at Boston Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Shakespeare, race, and America…not necessarily in that order, are explored as AUDELCO AWARD winning American Moor takes the stage at the Boston Center for the Arts' Plaza Theatre for a four-week engagement, July 19-August 12.  (more...)

Final Casting Announced for the World Premiere of OUTAWS TO IN-LAWS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the world premiere of Outlaws to In-Laws, seven one-act plays by leading gay writers dedicated to the struggles and joys of gay men connecting with each other over the last seven decades. (more...)

Guitarist and Composer Jesse Cook Releases New Album 'Beyond Borders' 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

JESSE COOK--the acclaimed Canada-based guitarist, composer, and producer--last Friday (8/4) released 'Double Dutch,' the lead single off his 12-track studio album, BEYOND BORDERS, due out Friday, September 15 (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces Details of the 2017 Community Cast Party
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

WaterTower Theatre is excited to be continuing one of our most talked about and anticipated traditions, the Community Cast Party!  CCP Co-Chairs Stan Graner, Corky Pledger, Deborah Staggs and Maureen Anderson today announced details for the 4th Annual Community Cast Party.  The party will be held on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at WaterTower 's home, the Addison Theatre Centre from 7 pm to 10 pm.  The Community Cast Party is designed to attract a wide audience of patrons, partiers, and food lovers who are interested in supporting WaterTower Theatre while enjoying an evening of entertainment with cuisine offered from many fine local restaurants.  Attendees will have a unique opportunity to mix and mingle with artists from the DFW theatre community at the "open house" style event, where everyone is welcome. (more...)

X Factor Duo Set to Star in Musical Comedy with Slight Political Edge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Stevi Ritchie is set to make his musical debut alongside Stacey Franks (McClean) in Musical Comedy The Sword And The Dope at Waterloo East Theatre this September. (more...)

Dancer Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram of Disciple RHEA MAHAJAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Arangetram is an important occasion in the career of any Bharatanatyam dancer. After several years -- decades even -- of arduous training, when the Guru is confident that the disciple can sustain a solo performance, the Arangetram is announced. (more...)

The Mystic Theatre Celebrates 25 Years of Hosting Funkadelic and Prolific Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Mystic Theatre in Petaluma, CA will celebrate 25 years (silver Jubilee) of hosting funkadelic and prolific music this year. From its humble beginnings in 1992, the North Bay's premiere music venue has become the staple concert venue in Petaluma. (more...)

THE QUEEN Director Stephen Frears to Reccive Jaeger-Lecoultre Award at Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

La Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre are pleased to announce that the great English director Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen, Dangerous Liaisons) will receive the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award at the 74th Venice International Film Festival (more...)

Kitchen Theatre to Launch 2017-18 Season with New Comedy SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company launches its 2017-2018 Season with Smart People, a sharp and provocative new comedy by Lydia R. Diamond. Summer L. Williams, Associate Artistic Director of Company One Theatre (Boston, MA), directs. Performances of Smart People begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in The Percy Browning Theatre on September 3. (more...)

Fort Worth Arts Organizations Oppose Texas 'Bathroom Bill'
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 16, 2017

Earlier this week, the 'Bathroom Bill,' a controversial bill that would require people to use restrooms and facilities that match the sex on their birth certificates, was back on the table for discussion in Texas. Performing Arts Fort Worth - the non-profit organization that manages Bass Performance Hall - commented that although they 'generally [shy] away from involvement in political or social issues, [they feel] particularly passionate about this topic,' inspiring PAFW President & CEO Dione Kennedy to send the below letter to Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives. The letter was a collaborative letter, signed by several leaders in local arts organizations. The bill has since died in Texas Legislature, for now. (more...)

Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Symphony Space, one of New York's best-loved cultural destinations, is pleased to announce a new season of lively and diverse programming, running from October 2017 through June 2018. Returning this season are Projects conceived by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne, each uniting Symphony Space's multidisciplinary events around a shared theme. A month-by-month listing of featured events follows. (more...)

Public Works Seattle: Groundbreaking Program Announced At Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre has announced details for Public Works Seattle, a groundbreaking community engagement and participatory theatre initiative aimed at creating theatre of the people, by the people, and for the people of the region. Adapted from the nationally recognized model built by New York City's prestigious the Public Theater, the program seeks to engage audiences in new ways by making them creators and not just spectators. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Host Community Conversation About MILLER, MISSISSIPPI
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Dallas Theater Center will host a curated conversation featuring insights into the world-premiere play Miller, Mississippi on Aug. 21 at the Beckley-Saner Recreation Center, located at 114 W Hobson Ave., Dallas, Texas 75224. In a moderated panel discussion, Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company members Alex Organ and Liz Mikel will discuss their experiences, and how they have informed their approach to the characters they portray in Miller, Mississippi. Moderated by Amber Sims, this conversation will address advantage and what happens 'when tradition is sacred, and change is slow'. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with food donated by Babe's Chicken Dinner House, followed by the conversation at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Branson's Falltastic Show Spree Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

From September 4 through September 11, 2017, Branson, Missouri's Falltastic Show Spree offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy ten of the top shows in Branson for one hundred and twenty-five dollars.  Sponsored by The League of Branson Theatre Owners & Show Producers (The Branson Show League), the Falltastic Show Spree passes are for sale only on-line at the official website ShowsInBranson.com. (more...)

Much-loved Historian Celebrates 40 Years Of Working At Warrington Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

One of Warrington's biggest ambassadors is celebrating 40 years of working at the town's museum. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Arrive in Toronto This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Drayton Entertainment will bring their popular production of the world-wide smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Toronto. Written by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, the Drayton Entertainment production is directed by Alex Mustakas, the company's artistic director. (more...)

Superstar Renée Fleming Returns to LA Opera in February
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

General Director Placido Domingo announced that soprano Renee Fleming, one of the most beloved and celebrated singers of her generation, will return to LA Opera for a recital on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, joined by her frequent collaborator, pianist Hartmut Holl. (more...)

EVIL DEAD Comes to Grandel Theatre 10/10-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Emery Entertainment, Inc. presents the St. Louis debut of the wildly popular cult classic Evil Dead - The Musical at The Grandel Theatre for a limited two-week engagement October 10-22. Tickets go on sale August 11, and are available at MetroTix.com, by calling 314-534-1111 or visiting the Fox Theatre box office. Tickets are $90 for VIP Splatter Zone, $75 and $60 for orchestra, and $50 for balcony. (more...)

BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

Terence Wilton and James Byng Will Join West End's THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

PW Productions are delighted to announce that from Tuesday 29 August 2017, Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK at The Fortune Theatre, London will star Terence Wilton as 'Arthur Kipps' and James Byng as 'The Actor'.   (more...)

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