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BWW Review: The Nuclear Implodes In Stray Cat Theatre's HIR
by Erin Kong - May 7, 2017

Change can be jarring. The contemporary worldwide rise of populism demonstrates the backlash of the older generations against the new social current. Stray Cat Theatre's Hir showcases this social Metamorphosis through the implosion of a nuclear family and its identity politics. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group presents UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group concludes its 7th season of progressive classic theatre with Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, in the Philadelphia premiere of a new version by Annie Baker.  All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.  To purchase tickets, visit www.Quintessencetheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival Announces Full 2017 Program
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Artistic Director Bradley Hemmings today announces the full programme for this summer's Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF), London's leading festival of outdoor theatre and performing arts, which takes place from 23 June to 8 July in locations across Royal Greenwich, Docklands and Tower Hamlets.  It follows the previous announcement in March of eight newly commissioned productions. (more...)

Tunabunny Returns with Double-Vinyl Masterpiece 'PCPPAIWJR'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Tunabunny (Athens, GA) release first new track in three years 'Incinerate' and announce the release of their 5th full length a double album 'PCP Presents Alice In Wonderland JR' coming June 23rd on HHBTM Records. (more...)

Hong Kong Dance Company Takes Dance Into The Community
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) partners with MTR Corporation for the “Metamorphosis of HKDC and L'Amour Immortel” Exhibition from 23-31 May 2017 at Maritime Square. (more...)

Tunabunny Debut Third Single 'Magic January' and First Video 'Incinerate'
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Tunabunny release third new track in three years 'Magic January' and first music video 'Incinerate' while also announcing the pre-order of their 5th album also a double 'PCP Presents Alice In Wonderland JR' released June 23rd on HHBTM Records. (more...)

Visual Artist Bernard Hoyes to Exhibit at Museum of African American Art This July
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Visual artist Bernard Hoyes has accomplished yet another career defining feat. The master craftsman was recently commissioned by a private collector to recreate the divinely celebrated winged stallion Pegasus, one of the best-known creatures in Greek mythology. (more...)

Tunabunny Debut 2nd Track 'Blackwater Homes' from Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

A 75-minute double-vinyl masterpiece, PCP Presents Alice In Wonderland Jr, the fifth album from Athens, Georgia's Tunabunny, is the most creatively ambitious album in the band's history. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 5/12 - OLIVER and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 5/12 - OLIVER and More! (more...)

Victoria Clark-Helmed Musical THE TROUBLE WITH DOUG Opens Tonight in Denmark
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Trouble With Doug, a new musical from award-winning writers Will Aronson and Daniel Mate, is receiving its European premiere at Denmark's Fredericia Theatre tonight, May 11th, through June 2nd. (more...)

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra Presents GIL SHAHAM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????Music Director Rossen Milanov and the CSO welcome world-class American violinist and Grammy winner Gil Shaham as he channels the warmth and humor of Prokofiev's Concerto No. 2 in G Minor for Violin and Orchestra. (more...)

Casting Announced for the World Premiere of the Stage Adaptation of Emma Donoghue's ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre Dublin have announced casting for the world premiere of Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel Room. (more...)

Stephen Casey and Cast Announced for the World Premiere of the Stage Adaptation of ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

???????Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre Dublin today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel Room. Previously adapted by Donoghue for the screen, winning multiple awards, she now brings the story to the stage featuring songs by Scottish songwriter Kathryn Joseph and Cora Bissett. (more...)

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Sneak Preview Reveals Rich Array Of Choice And Quality
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

As the first tickets go on sale today, Wandsworth Council offer a sneak preview of the 2017 Wandsworth Arts Fringe programme. With 140 shows in 65 venues across the borough, this year's festival promises to be the biggest and most varied yet. From May 5 to 21 every conceivable space in the borough is transformed into a place of creative celebration. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Arthur Pita and Headspacedance Present STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER
by Roy Tan - Mar 3, 2017

Stepmother leads us into a menacing world where macabre folklore meets the terrifying grotesque. Fairy tales distort into nightmares as familiar characters from Snow White to Hansel and Gretel are pursued by a force of monstrous and abusive stepmothers. (more...)

International Human Rights Art Festival Kicks Off Today at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Playwright Mashuq Deen (New Dramatists Fellow 2022) brings the story of his own transgender journey as a member of a traditional South Asian family and Playwright Catherine Filloux, winner of more than 40 awards for playwriting, activism and peace work, brings her latest work to the stage at New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind, the International Human Rights Art Festival. (more...)

Brenda Wong Aoki and Composer Mark Izu present AUNT LILY'S FLOWER BOOK: One Hundred Years of Legalized Racism
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Beloved Bay Area storyteller Brenda Wong Aoki, and Emmy Award Winning Composer Mark Izu, will present Aunt Lily's Flower Book: One Hundred Years of Legalized Racism, as part of the 2017 San Francisco International Arts Festival.  Memoirs from a family diary tell the true stories of the struggles and resilience of a Japanese American family in the 1940's. Aoki and Izu present Aunt Lily's Flower Book to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the removal and internment of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II.Aunt Lily's Flower Book takes place on Saturday, May 27 at 8:30pm, Sunday, May 28 at 2pm, and Saturday, June 3 at 7pm at the South Side Theater, Fort Mason (2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123). Ticket prices are $25 general admission, (more...)

Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

What is the importance of classical music in today's world? This is a concern of Kent Nagano's, in his 12th year at the helm of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. And that question is at the source of the programming offered by the OSM for its 2017-2018 season, with the 375th anniversary of the city of Montréal well under way. Each week, Maison symphonique will resound to the sound of the Orchestra, with over 100 concerts being presented there. (more...)

SOULSKIN Dance to Present SATIN & SWING in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

SOULSKIN Dance will present a brand new work SATIN & SWING as part of their 4th Season in San Francisco. (more...)

Dance Mission Theatre transforms into a time machine in SATIN & SWING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

SOULSKIN Dance is proud to present a brand new work SATIN & SWING as part of their 4th Season in San Francisco. Artistic Director and Choreographer Adrianna Thompson seeks to engage audiences in a study of two eras, the 1920s and the present. Dance Mission Theatre transforms into a time machine, transporting us back to the 1920s. Glitz and glam sparkle from the dingy corners of a speakeasy. Raucous jazz blares, bringing bejeweled and sequined dancing flapper girls to life. An evening of indulgence has begun. The entry notes of Prince's 'Erotic City' ring in your ears, an echo from another time. Suddenly you notice the writing on the wall. The crash of overindulgence is imminent. (more...)

The Wallis Youth Theater Company presents Gareth Jandrell's THEBES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Under the auspices of GRoW @ The Wallis, The Wallis Youth Theater Company presents its second theater production of the 2016-17 season, playwright Gareth Jandrell's Thebes, which makes its North American premiere on Saturday, June 10 at 8pm and Sunday, June 11 at 6pm at The Wallis in Beverly Hills. Ravaged by climate change and shaken by political turmoil, the citizens of Thebes must unite in order to revolutionize their democracy. From Oedipus to Antigone, the story of Thebes  remains a fascinating exploration of fate, morality and power, two and a half thousand years after the saga was originally written. Thebes is directed by Madeleine Dahm, with lighting design by Bosco Flanagan, recently named Lighting Designer of the Year by Los Angeles' Stage Raw. The cast includes young actors: Trecey Dory, Malakai Jones, Jayde Kief, Samantha Marino, Kelvin Morales, Jordan Rodriguez, Alexander Sheldon and Clementine Turner. (more...)

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, MY FAIR LADY, JULIUS CAESAR and More Set for Quintessence Theatre Group's Season VIII
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's classic repertory theatre, announces its eighth season of progressive classic productions. (more...)

The Capitol Steps, Dweezil Zappa and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Featured performances for the month of July at City Winery Chicago, include political satirists The Capitol Steps on July 2, Dweezil Zappa, son of the late Frank Zappa, on July 7, R&B Grammy-nominated duo Les Nubians on July 10, British rockers The Graham Parker Duo on July 12, Country Music Association Musician of the Year Mac McAnally on July 19, stand-up comedian Sandra Bernhard (July 20-21) and more. (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN, Featuring Over 100 Berkshire Youth, Begins Next Month at The Colonial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents the Tony Award-winning The Music Man, directed by Travis G. Daly (BTG: Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Seussical), with music direction by Mark Gionfriddo (BTG: Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Seussical), and choreography by Avital Asuleen (The Queen Bees, The Rat Pack Undead), featuring over 100 talented Berkshire youth. The Music Man runs from July 6 through August 6 at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch First Teaser Trailer for Broadway Return of M. BUTTERFLY!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

M. Butterfly comes to Broadway! Below, check out the first teaser trailer for the revival of the Tony winning political drama M. BUTTERFLY, coming to Broadway on October 7th.  (more...)

Royal Ballet Dancer Nathalie Harrison Joins Cast of VOICES OF THE AMAZON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Sisters Grimm are delighted that Nathalie Harrison, First Artist at The Royal Ballet will join the cast of VOICES OF THE AMAZON, with kind permission from Kevin O'Hare, Artistic Director of The Royal Ballet. (more...)

Magic, Real-Life Inspiration and Funk to Take the Stage at New Victory Theater This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The New Victory Theater announces its 22nd season as New York's premier performing arts venue entirely devoted to kids and families. From October 13, 2017 through June 17, 2018, The New Victory Theater will feature seven American companies amongst its 15 productions from around the globe, including three world premieres and five U.S. premieres. (more...)

Tunabunny Debut Two New Videos; One New Song
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

A 75-minute double-vinyl masterpiece, PCP Presents Alice In Wonderland Jr, the fifth album from Athens, Georgia's Tunabunny, is the most creatively ambitious album in the band's history. (more...)

Ontario-Based Author Releases Faith-Based Children's Book
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

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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...)

Lynn University's 2017–18 CLASSICAL CONCERT SEASON Announced
by John Lariviere - Jul 24, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the 2017-18 concert season. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Announces 2017-18 Classical Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the 2017-18 concert season. (more...)

BWW Review: Teens Prove Talent Is Ageless As They Bring DOG SEES GOD To Hollywood
by Erica Garcia - Jul 20, 2017

Worst First Kiss Productions Present DOG SEES GOOD at The Blank Theater in Hollywood, CA. Directed by Jonah Platt, the production is fresh off its run from the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Their Encore performance takes place this upcoming weekend at The Blank Theater. (more...)

Las Vegas Philharmonic Offers Flex Pass
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic will start selling its FLEX PASS to patrons on Monday, July 17, 2017.  This will be the third season that the Philharmonic has offered the Flex Pass as an alternative to its traditional subscription packages.  FLEX PASS is a membership-based program that offers customization and flexibility for patrons to decide which concert(s) they want to attend at a later date.  The FLEX PASS offers 6 seats to any of the Philharmonic's Reynolds Hall performances in the upcoming 2017?2018 season.  The seats can be redeemed all at once or broken into any configuration, using up to a maximum of 6 seats.   (more...)

Vaudeville in Vogue Again! The McCallum Theatre Presents Second Edition of A TRIBUTE TO THE FOLLIES
by David Green - Feb 27, 2017

From the legendary Folies Bergere to the Ziegfeld Follies of Broadway to the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, the theatrical revue has been a staple of entertainment for well over 100 years. The McCallum pays tribute to these wonderful performers with its own Vaudeville variety show. The McCallum's Second Annual Tribute to the Follies stars John Davidson and Ann Hampton Callaway, and features The Olate Dogs, David & Dania, Mark Schiff, Henrik Bothe, and the Follies Dancers and Follies Orchestra. (more...)

WE tv to Premiere New Docu-Dramedy MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

She's baaaack! Beginning Today, February 24th at 10:00 pm ET/PT, WE tv invites viewers to join June Shannon, aka 'Mama June,' on her journey through a life-changing transformation, a physical and emotional Metamorphosis that will leave one of America's most recognizable personalities virtually unrecognizable. (more...)

Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, and More Complete the Cast of THE TREATMENT at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Joining Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in THE TREATMENT will be Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, Julian Ovenden, Ellora Torchia, Indira Varma, and Hara Yannas. The Treatment begins previews at the Almeida Theatre on Monday 24 April and runs until Saturday 10 June. (more...)

Melbourne Youth Orchestras Announces 'Homages and Virtuosity Grand Final'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Continuing its fiftieth birthday celebrations, Melbourne Youth Orchestras (MYO) presents two showcase concerts at the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre on Sunday, 17 September 2017. (more...)

Kan Wakan to Release 3-LP Movement 'Phantasmagoria' 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Phantasmagoria is Bulgarian-born, L.A. based composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Gueorgui Linev's sophomore release as Kan Wakan. Presented over three distinct LPs, Phantasmagoria will release on October 13 and is available for pre-order here. (more...)

BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOV Adds May Performance at the Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

An extra performance of Brodsky/Baryshnikov has been added on 7th May due to high levels of interest. Found somewhere between a play, a poetry recital and a piece of performance art, this UK premiere is being staged at the West End's Apollo Theatre for a limited run. (more...)

BWW Review: World Premiere: Jen Silverman's ALL THE ROADS HOME at Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park
by Abby Rowold - Apr 5, 2017

ALL THE ROADS HOME, making its world premiere at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, captures perfectly that intangible (yet excruciatingly real) moment when you realize your dream has completely passed you by. (more...)

Time Square Arts Presents I LIVE HERE By Joshua Frankel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

In partnership with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Municipal Art Society of New York, Times Square Arts presents artist Joshua Frankel's I LIVE HERE, Animation from “A Marvelous Order” on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in May. This (more...)

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival Reflects Issues of Contemporary Britain
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Wandsworth Arts Fringe takes over South West London for two weeks in May with a rich array of shows that tackle some of the most pertinent issues of our time. (more...)

Bootleg Theatre Presents I CARRY YOUR HEART as Part of Hope Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

BOOTLEG THEATER is thrilled to announce the Los Angeles premiere (second half of a rolling world premiere) of I CARRY YOUR HEART, written by Georgette Kelly and directed by Jessica Hanna (as part of the Hope & Optimism Initiative's "Hope On Stage" playwriting prize project (www.hopeoptimism.com). I CARRY YOUR HEARTwill preview on Thursday, May 18 at 7pm; will open on Friday, May 19 at 7pm and run throughSaturday, June 10 at 7pm at the Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents the US Premiere of Zhou Tian's BROKEN INK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm, Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Music Director Rossen Milanov returns to the podium to conduct the US premiere of Zhou Tian's Broken Ink and Claude Debussy's La Mer, followed by Paul Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber at the Metamorphosis concert at Richardson Auditorium. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Presents BROKEN INK, Dubussy's LA MER and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

On Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm, Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Music Director Rossen Milanov returns to the podium to conduct the US premiere of Zhou Tian's Broken Ink and Claude Debussy's La Mer, followed by Paul Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber at the Metamorphosis concert at Richardson Auditorium. The US premiere of Broken Ink is supported by the Hangzhou Federation of Literary and Art Circles, co-commissioners of the work with the Hangzhou city government. Members of the Hanzhou Federation are traveling from China to Princeton to attend the May 7 concert and a reception to follow, hosted by the Princeton University Art Museum and open to all concert attendees. (more...)

LV Philharmonic's 2017-18 Season Features 15 Never-Performed Works
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic and Music Director Donato Cabrera announced the 2017 - 2018 concert season today, which will include 13 performances from September 9, 2017 - May 19, 2018 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Launches 5x5x5: JOURNEY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

???????Members of the public are invited to participate in an aural and visual online journey through Arts Centre Melbourne as part of the 5x5x5 project. Arts Centre Melbourne is launching 5x5x5 : Journey, five new compositions by five emerging composers, five minutes in length, and all inspired by an item from the Performing Arts Collection. (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

Demisch Danant Presents INNOVATION: MADE IN FRANCE II Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Opening May 3, 2017, Demisch Danant will present Innovation: made in France II, an exhibition of important historical French design created between 1965 to 1975, a period of rapid technological advancement that shaped a distinctive new aesthetic in French public and domestic life. Innovation is a continuation of the gallery's year-long exhibition program made in France, which reintroduces designers from the post-war period and brings to light the importance of their work. (more...)

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