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Actors Co-op Theatre Company Opens its 26th Season with THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Actors Co-0p Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the first show in its 26th Season with THE 39 STEPS, adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and film by Alfred Hitchcock, directed by Kevin Chesley, produced by Jorie Janeway. THE 39 STEPS will preview on Thursday, September 21 at 8pm and will open Friday, September 22 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 29 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Riverside Opera Company presents A WEDDING IN SONG AND DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Riverside Opera Company (ROC), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: A Wedding in Song and Dance a performance that includes tri-state area audition winners Soprano Sun Young Chang and Tenor Seunghwan Oh performing excerpts from La Boheme, performances by Dawn Daniels and Dancers performing traditional Irish Jigs and Reels; Lydias School of Dance performing ballets from Aida by Verdi accompanied by pianist Olga Gurevich. Youth performers include Brian Moses on piano, Isabel Bruschi on violin and Kristian Marino on trumpet performing a wide range of pieces including La boheme: Musetta's Waltz, 'Flight of the Bumblebee' and 'Danny boy. (more...)

Start Your Weekend Right with B00ty's New Music Video for 'Loosen Up'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Start your weekend right t with B00ty's New Music Video for 'Loosen Up' below. B00TY is the L.A. based electro-funk-soul duo of singers and producers Edan Freiberger and Adam Epelbaum - the newest addition to Interscope Geffen Records. B00TY has been sparking up dancefloors at 1am in sold-out clubs around their adopted home of Los Angeles since they found each other at UCLA. (more...)

Cast Complete for PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Starring Denise Gough at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse continues its rich history of partnering with the UK's foremost theaters and theater makers, presenting the American Premiere of the National Theatre/Headlong production of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, the production was one of last season's must-see shows in the West End, following a hugely successful run at the National. Casting is now complete for the American Premiere at St. Ann's. (more...)

Cast Complete for Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Blackare have announced complete casting for the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance. (more...)

Nina Sosanya to Join Suranne Jones And Jason Watkins in New Production of Award-Winning Play FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Nina Sosanya (W1A, Last Tango in Halifax) has today been announced as playing the role of Agnetha in Bryony Lavery's Award-Winning play, Frozen. (more...)

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Presents BITTERSWEET OBSESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Drama, coffee and a good laugh. What would life be without them? says Paul Dyer, Artistic Director of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. I'm bringing them all together for Bittersweet Obsessions, a special event and highlight in our 2017 program,' adds Paul. 'Bittersweet Obsessions is a project that has been in my mind for several years. I'm especially thrilled to bring it to life in 2017, the 450th anniversary of Monteverdi's birth in 1567.' (more...)

New York City Opera presents DOLORES CLAIBORNE This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

New York City Opera opened New York's cultural season with a new production of Puccini's beloved La fanciulla del West, which WQXR called one of the resurrected City Opera's strongest productions yet. This October City Opera follows the success of La fanciulla del West with the world premiere of a new chamber adaptation of Tobias Picker's 2013 opera Dolores Claiborne, based on the novel by Stephen King. The adaptation has been prepared for City Opera by Picker, who is also City Opera's Composer-in-Residence. (more...)

Legendary Prog-Rockers Live Album Includes 2016 Performance Of Drama In Its Entirety
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

In the Summer of 2016, Yes embarked upon an ambitious tour. At each show, the band performed its 1980 album Drama in its entirety ? for the first time ever ? plus sides one and four from Yes? 1973 double-album Tales From Topographic Oceans (their first number one album), together with fan favourites like ?Roundabout? and ?Starship Trooper.? (more...)

Graphic Novelist Releases Second Installment in Science Fiction Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017


LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever to Take on Title Role in New Donna Summer Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical. (more...)

Tony Bennett, Todrick Hall and More Among La Mirada Theatre's 40th Anniversary Special Events Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director BT McNicholl announced today its celebratory 40th Anniversary season of truly fantastic, fabulous and phenomenal special events! (more...)

The Verdi Chorus to Perform LOVE'S PASSIONS AND POTIONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Verdi Chorus will present its Fall 2017 concert 'Love's Passions and Potions' for two performances only at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica on November 18th and 19th led by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum. (more...)

ACO presents Premiere of Mozart's Mass in C Minor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The American Classical Orchestra, the nation's premier orchestra dedicated to period instrument performance (Vulture), presents its first performance of Mozart's choral masterpiece, Mass in C Minor (Robert Levin edition), on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, joined by sopranos H l ne Brunet and Clara Rottsolk, tenor Brian Giebler, bass Stephen Eddy, and the ACO Chorus, led by Music Director and ACO founder Thomas Crawford. The program also includes Cherubini's rarely performed D mophoon Overture, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 8. (more...)

Madonna 'Rebel Heart Tour' Out On Multiple Formats Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

MADONNA today released her long-awaited REBEL HEART TOUR concert film on a variety of formats. REBEL HEART TOUR was recorded around the world and features both live and behind the scenes material, as well as previously unreleased footage culminating with performances at the Sydney Qudos Bank Arena (more...)

Orpheus Opens Season with Andre Watts Tour and Vijay Iyer Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra opens its 2017-2018 season on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 8:00 p.m, presenting a performance in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. The orchestra is joined by virtuoso pianist Andr Watts for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9, K. 271 Jeunehomme. The program also includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 1, and the New York premiere of Vijay Iyer's Asunder. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for World Premiere of JOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Clamour Theatre Company today announces the full cast for the world premiere production of Stephanie Martin's Joy. A coming of age story about a young woman with Down's syndrome, exploring family, friendship, control and freedom, performed by a company of seven featuring three actors with learning disabilities. A play to expose the limitations placed upon those with learning disabilities and, more importantly to celebrate and demand the right of everyone to have the life they want. (more...)

Suranne Jones and Jason Watkins to Star in New West End Production of Bryony Lavery's FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Suranne Jones (Doctor Foster, Scott & Bailey) and Jason Watkins (Line of Duty, Taboo, W1A) will star in Frozen, Bryony Lavery's Award-Winning play. (more...)

'TOO HOT TO HANDEL' to Bring Powerhouse Production to the Orpheum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

The Orpheum Theatre Group announced today that a Memphis-produced engagement of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz Gospel Messiah will play April 21-22, 2018, at the historic Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

Tom Morris' THE GRINNING MAN to Open at Trafalgar Studios in December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The critically acclaimed production of The Grinning Man, directed by Tony award-winning Tom Morris (War Horse) and based on the classic Victor Hugo (Les Mis rables) novel, The Man Who Laughs, will take over Studio 1 at Trafalgar Studios from 5 December, following a hugely successful autumn 2016 premiere at Bristol Old Vic. (more...)

Washington National Opera to Present Company Premiere of Handel's ALCINA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2017 2018 season with the company premiere of Handel's magical Baroque opera Alcina - starring megawatt soprano Angela Meade in the title role - November 4 19, 2017, in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. (more...)

Susanna Phillips and John Chest to Join Oratorio Society of New York in Concert at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Star soprano Susanna Phillips and rising star baritone John Chest join the Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY) and its music director, Kent Tritle, for a program of two masterpieces of choral music by Brahms to launch OSNY's 2017-18 season on Monday, November 6, 2017, at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

LABA Announces 2017-18 Fellows, Celebrates 10th Anniversary at the 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture announces the 2017-2018 Fellows: a group of ten culture-makers, a mix of visual artists, writers, musicians, playwrights and directors who are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting centered on a chosen theme; this year's theme is WAR + PEACE. (more...)

The Dessoff Choirs Begins New Season with Tribute to Gregg Smith
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

The Dessoff Choirs opens its 93rd season with Multidimensional Magnificence: a one-night only performance at Riverside Church inspired by the many concerts produced by American composer/conductor Gregg Smith. His devotion to choral music was greater than almost any one of his generation. (more...)

Great Music Returns to St. Bart's for the 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Great Music at St. Bart's, the concert series produced by the Mid-Manhattan Performing Arts Foundation (MMPAF), for the past seven years has presented music in St. Bartholomew's Church, a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of New York located in the heart of midtown Manhattan. The magnificent 1918 Romanesque-style church features a portal designed by Stanford White and a grand Byzantine-style interior and two of New York's unlikely but outstanding concert spaces: the 150-seat chapel, an intimate and acoustically brilliant space that is perfectly suited for contemporary chamber music, and the majestic 1,000-seat sanctuary outfitted with comfortable chairs enabling flexible seating whose Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ is the largest in New York City and one of the finest examples of the American Classic Organ in the U.S. (more...)

Los Angeles Master Chorale to Present Christmas Choral Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The Los Angeles Master Chorale will perform five festive Christmas concerts in Walt Disney Concert Hall in December. The choral programs are a much-loved Los Angeles holiday tradition and these concerts frequently sell out. (more...)

National Chorale Presents Carl Orff's 'Carmina Burana' and Leonard Bernstein's 'Chichester Psalms'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, kicks off its 2017-2018 Season at Lincoln Center with Carl Orff's Carmina Burana and Leonard Bernstein'sChichester Psalms on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. (more...)

TARTUFFE Makes New York Premiere at Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble announces the opening of Moliere's great comedy Tartuffe in the New York premiere of a sizzling adaptation by David Ball. (more...)

National Ballet of Canada and Toronto Symphony Orchestra Team to Foster New Generation of Arts Writers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The National Ballet of Canada and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) today unveiled a new collaboration, the Emerging Arts Critics (EAC) programme, fostering a new generation of dance and music critics and writers. (more...)

Ars Lyrica Houston Presents Second Artful Women Concert ITALIAN SIRENS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Ars Lyrica Houston presents the second Artful Women season concert, Italian Sirens in Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 6:00pm. (more...)

Washington National Opera Announces 2017-18 Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) announces the roster of emerging artists engaged for the 16th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, which begins in September. (more...)

212NYC Announces Multi-platinum recording artist Tip 'T.I.' 'Harris and Messiah to Perform at the 9th Annual Summer Party
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017


Lyric Opera Announces Casting for Spring Run of FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Lyric Unlimited has announced casting for the Chicago premiere of Fellow Travelers. Tenor Jonas Hacker and baritone Joseph Lattanzi will sing the lead roles of Timothy Laughlin and Hawkins Fuller, two men who fall in love during the height of the McCarthy era in 1950s Washington D.C. Devon Guthrie will sing the role of Mary Johnson, Hawkins's assistant and Timothy's confidante. (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale August 1st for Las Vegas Philharmonic's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic will start selling single tickets on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to its 13 performances from September 2017 - May 2018 through The Smith Center Box Office.  This will be the orchestra's 19th concert season and Donato Cabrera's 4th season as Music Director for the Las Vegas Philharmonic.  (more...)

L.A. Master Chorale Tickets Now On Sale; Jenny Wong Promoted to Associate Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Single tickets for the Los Angeles Master Chorale's 2017/18 season are now on sale. The season opens on September 23 and continues through to June 2018 in Walt Disney Concert Hall with nine concert programs presented over this time. Tickets start at $29 and are available to purchase online from, by phone from 213-972-7282, or in person from the box office at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at The Music Center, of which the Master Chorale is a resident company. It will be the Los Angeles Master Chorale's 54th concert season and Grant Gershon's 17th season as the Kiki and David Gindler Artistic Director. (more...)

Ars Lyrica Houston Opens 2017/2018 Artful Women Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Ars Lyrica Houston, the Grammy nominated early music ensemble, opens its 2017/18 season: Artful Women: Muse, Heroine, Musician, and Patron with Sweet Philomela on September 22, 2017 at 7:30p.m. in Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. The opening concert features exotic musical works inspired by Philomela, mythical princess of Athens, whose transformation into a nightingale has fascinated poets and musicians for centuries. Soprano Sherezade Panthaki returns to the Zilkha Hall stage for evocative arias from Handel's L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato and Johann Adolph Hasse's lyric cantata L'Armonica, while Dennis James makes his Ars Lyrica debut on the glass harmonica which he describes the program as "the most challenging technically to perform while reigning as the most beautiful in the entire glass music repertoire." The ensemble of strings and winds soar with one of C. P. E. Bach's vibrant symphonies for twelve obbligato instruments. This season highlights Houston's own artful women by honoring leading female philanthropists and longtime members of the Ars Lyrica family for their tireless advocacy and generous support, at each concert with an exclusive dinner and program package experience. (more...)

Opera Orlando Launches Season with Concert Featuring Matitiahu Braun and Holly Small
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Opera Orlando is headed into its most ambitious season to date. To mark the official launch of the main-stage portion of the 2017-2018 season, heralded-violinist Matitiahu Braun and pianist Holly Small are donating their musical services for a free concert on Sunday, September 17, 2 pm. (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York's 2017-18 Season Includes Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

World premieres of works by Paul Moravec and Behzad Ranjbaran that speak to humanity's quest for freedom and peace highlight the Oratorio Society of New York's 2017-18 season, led by Music Director Kent Tritle. (more...)

Actors Co-Op Theatre Company Kicks Off 26th Season with THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Actors Co-Op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the first show in its 26th Season with THE 39 STEPS. (more...)

Raquel Gonzalez Replaces Joyce El-Khoury in Lyric Opera of Kansas City's EUGENE ONEGIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Soprano Raquel Gonzalez  will make her Lyric Opera of Kansas City debut in the new production of Eugene Onegin in the role of Tatyana, replacing Joyce El-Khoury who has withdrawn for personal reasons. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Opens Season with Beethoven's 9th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

On Saturday, September 16 at 8 pm and Sunday, September 17 at 4 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) opens its six-concert Classical Series with two iconic works in the orchestral repertoire - Beethoven'sSymphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" and Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. The Beethoven's 9th concert marks the first collaboration with the highly regarded Westminster Symphonic Choir since Rossen Milanov became PSO music director in 2009. Both performances will be held at historic Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall on the campus of Princeton University and include a free Pre-Concert Talk for ticket holders featuring Mr. Milanov and choir director Joe Miller. (more...)

Starz Announces Launch of New Fall Documentary Monday Night Schedule
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Starz today announced the premium cable network is entering the documentary format with its on-going acquisitions of new documentaries to air monthly beginning this fall. (more...)

Pop Announces New Series LET'S GET PHYSICAL Set in World of Competitive Aerobics
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Whether you have Bette Davis eyes or the eye of the tiger, get ready to party all night long (all night) as Pop takes its comedy cue from the '80s with their newest series LET'S GET PHYSICAL, a modern-day story set in the high-octane world of aerobics. (more...)

Trinity's 2017-18: Time's Arrow Webern Festival, Bernstein Centennial, 150 PSALMS Comes to Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

"Life without music is unthinkable. Life without music is academic. That is why my contact with music is a TOTAL EMBRACE." - Leonard Bernstein (more...)

Jonathan Lee, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joffrey Ballet and More Coming Up at Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The Auditorium Theatre has announced its upcoming shows through January 14, 2018. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Opera San Jose to Present Mozart's Dazzling COSI FAN TUTTE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Thinking himself worldly and experienced, Don Alfonso decides to relieve his young friends, Ferrando and Gugliemo, of their faith in sexual fidelity. He challenges them to a bet, promising that within 24 hours their fiancees will prove unfaithful. Outraged, they accept, but find the challenge too painfully revealing and too difficult to withstand. Dressed in clown's clothes, these young men break their own hearts and the hearts of their fiancees. A comedy that is a tragedy underneath is the perfect stuff for the uncanny genius of Mozart, so clearly revealed in this dazzling score. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017


THE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Music Choice and VidaPrimo to Launch First Latin Trap Video Playlist on Television
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Music Choice continues its promotional partnership with VidaPrimo, the premier digital Latin Music video network, with the platform's first co-curated playlist highlighting Latin Music's hottest subgenre. (more...)

Madonna 'Rebel Heart Tour' Pre-Orders Start Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

To celebrate the Material Girl's birthday, MADONNA today announced that pre-orders for her REBEL HEART TOUR concert film will start from today. (more...)

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