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George Street Playhouse Announces Cast of I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

George Street Playhouse today announced the full cast for an new, updated version of the off-Broadway hit musical, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, with book and lyrics by Playhouse favorite Joe DiPietro (Memphis, Nice Work if You Can Get It) and music by Jimmy Roberts (The Thing About Men, The Velveteen Rabbit). Karen Burthwright (Broadway's Jesus Christ Superstar), Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Broadway's Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde and Hairspray), Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages, GSP world premiere of Gettin' the Band Back Together) and George Merrick (Broadway's Honeymoon in Vegas, South Pacific and High Fidelity; Off-Broadway's Clever Little Lies) star in the inaugural production at George Street Playhouse's new, interim venue at 103 College Farm Road on the Cook Campus of Rutgers University. Performances run Oct. 10-Nov. 12, 2017, with Opening Night set for Friday, October 13. (more...)

Meredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that the widely influential, utterly inimitable Meredith Monk has been selected to receive the 24th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, in recognition of her ongoing achievements as a composer, singer and interdisciplinary artist. Established in 1994 through the will of legendary stage and screen actress Lillian Gish, known as the First Lady of Cinema, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize is one of the most prestigious honors given to artists in the United States and bears one of the largest cash awards, currently valued at approximately $250,000. (more...)

BWW Review: One-Two Punch of Surprises Powers EAT THE RUNT
by Perry Tannenbaum - Sep 19, 2017

Make sure to bring your smartphone to the Charlotte Art League when you see EAT THE RUNT. You'll help to cast the show, conveniently set in an art Museum by playwright Avery Crozier, by texting your choices. (more...)

Gantt Center Joins Forces With NC Black Repertory Company To Bring Critically-Acclaimed Plays To Charlotte
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture announced today that it has partnered with the North Carolina Black Repertory Company to bring nationally acclaimed playwright Jackie Alexander's play, The Legend of Buster Neal to Charlotte. (more...)

BWW Feature: 2017-2018 CONCERT SEASON at Old School Square
by John Lariviere - Sep 19, 2017

Old School Square is launching the 2017-2018 season with 11 outstanding shows and concerts in October & November. Tickets are available for online purchase now at and the eight Friday Concerts are all free. (more...)

Santa's Sleigh Brings Rudolph for an Extended Stay at the Center for Puppetry Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

A performance so bright, some might even say it glows! Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is flying to the Center for Puppetry Arts once again this holiday season! The classic tale will be presented in the Mainstage Theater, November 7 December 31. The holiday spectacular was adapted by Jon Ludwig and is directed by Tim Sweeney. Based on the timeless 1964 stop-motion animated television special, this must-see show is a favorite for all ages. Rudolph the Red Nosed-Reindeer is filled with adventure, friendship and bound to bring joy to all this bright and merry season! (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Tanaquil Le Clercq's 'The Ballet Cook Book'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In 1967, ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq published The Ballet CookBook, her masterful compendium of ballet history, food stories, and recipes from over 90 leading dancers and choreographers of the day, including George Balanchine, Jacques d'Amboise, Melissa Hayden, and Allegra Kent. (more...)

BWW Feature: CHARLOTTE'S WEB at Center For Puppetry Arts
by Justin Cole Adams - Sep 19, 2017

CHARLOTTE'S WEB returns to Center for Puppetry Arts with a story that will entertain children and give adults the feels. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Artistic Director of Print Room at the Coronet Anda Winters has curated a month-long festival representing the theatre's diverse, multi-artform programme and made up almost entirely of UK premieres. Coronet International Festival runs over 35 days and spans theatre, art, circus, dance, poetry and installations from around the globe. Featuring artists from 12 countries, the festival presents a fusion of international art works, crossing borders and genres and defying expectations. (more...)

Downtown Boys 'Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)' Video Released via Univision
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017


Palm Springs Opera Guild Of The Deserts 34th Annual DOROTHY NOCITA VOCAL COMPETITION In December
by David Green - Sep 19, 2017

Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert, one of the longest-standing cultural institutions in the Coachella Valley, will host the 34th Annual Dorothy Nocita Memorial Palm Springs Vocal Competition on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 3 6 PM. This annual free event will highlight eight emerging young opera singers as they compete for the opportunity to win more than $40,000 in prizes. The event will take place at the Helene Galen Performing Arts Center, located at 31001 Rattler Road in Rancho Mirage. The event allows young singers to earn cash scholarships, community recognition of their achievements and the opportunity to advance their careers. (more...)

The George Gee Swing Orchestra To Open Jazz Showcase Season at the Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The George Gee Swing Orchestra opens the new expanded jazz showcase season at the Bickford Theatre in Morristown on Thursday, September 28. One of the most popular big bands in the world, the George Gee Swing Orchestra will appear for the first time at the intimate theatre. The concert begins at 7:30. The food truck picnic, which was extremely popular for Summer Jazzfest, will begin at 5:00 for those who want to enjoy some early fall tailgating. All seats for the concert are reserved and available online at or by phone at 973-971-3706. (more...)

Paley Center Celebrates The Goldbergs 100th Episode with Paley Center Event, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills announced today that is has selected The Goldbergs 100th Episode Celebration as the latest selection to the PaleyLive Fall 2017 season. The program will take place on October 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm and will feature a screening, panel conversation, and audience Q&A with the cast and creative team. (more...)

TripAdvisor Recognizes Top Museums In The World With Annual Travelers' Choice Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017


BWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDT
by Misha Davenport - Sep 19, 2017

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDT (more...)

New Episodes of STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON Premiere on National Geographic Channel 10/1
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON is back with more star power than ever! The three-time Emmy-nominated talk show returns on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 11/10c with 20 all-new episodes featuring mind-blowing conversations, scientific commentary and cosmic queries - all with a comedic punch. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stephen Fredericks, Founder and Executive Director of THE GROWING STAGE
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 18, 2017 had the opportunity to interview Stephen L. Fredericks, Founder and Executive Director of The Growing Stage in Netcong, New Jersey about his career, the theatre and the exciting season ahead. (more...)

Celebrate Mexico's Wide Scope of Mexico's Contemporary Culture - 10/14-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

In this 14th edition, Celebrate Mexico Now's multi-disciplinary nature yields a comprehensive cultural picture of the passions and concerns that underscore the complexity of Mexico as country and diaspora. From October 14 to October 22, 2017, the festival will showcase a wide range of events featuring literature, theater, film, culinary arts, and music at major venues throughout the city; many of them free of charge. (more...)

Art Center Sarasota Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Art Center Sarasota's 2017-2018 exhibition season, entitled New and Now, showcases the works of professional and emerging artists living and working in Florida and around the nation. (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...)

South Street Seaport Museum Receives Proclamation from the New York City Council
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

South Street Seaport Museum was honored to receive a proclamation from the New York City Council in celebration of the organization's 50th Anniversary. Captain Jonathan Boulware, executive director of the Museum, accepted the honor on August 24, 2017. (more...)

Alexander Hamilton Walking Tours Expand in NYC and Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Jimmy Napoli, founder and CEO of 'Hamilton's New York' - a variety of tours devoted to founding father Alexander Hamilton and his contemporaries - today announced the expansion of offerings in New York City, with seasonal tours in Philadelphia, PA. (more...)

New York Neo-Futurists to Stage NY Premiere of HAPPY TO SEE YOU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists have announced the New York premiere of Happy To See You, created and directed by Cara Francis. It will run at The Collapsable Hole in October. (more...)

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Presents Frank Stella's 'Experiment and Change'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is pleased to present Frank Stella: Experiment and Change, an exhibition that spans the artist's 60-year career from the late 1950's to the present. (more...)

Jessica Lang Dance Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Jessica Lang Dance (JLD) announces 2017-18 Season including performances in NYC, national and international touring, and new community programming. (more...)

92Y Unveils Free 'Dance Maker' Choreography App
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

92Y DEL (Dance Education Laboratory) announces the release of the free Dance Maker app. Developed with teachers in mind, the app features activities and resources useful for anyone teaching, learning or otherwise enjoying the art of dance. Dance Maker is available on iOS, with an Android version in the works. (more...)

David W. Fox, Jr. Named New Goodman Theatre Chairman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Goodman Theatre's Board of Trustees announces David W. Fox, Jr. as its new Chairman. (more...)

Old School Square to Launch 2017-18 Season with 11 Concerts & Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Old School Square is launching the 2017-2018 season with 11 outstanding shows and concerts in October & November. (more...)

Dirty Looks and Kembra Pfahler Return to The Kitchen This October
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Kitchen welcomes back Dirty Looks, the bi-coastal platform for queer experimental film, video and performance, for an unprecedented program of cinematic arcana and voluptuous horrors that make up the work of painted Downtown New York icon Kembra Pfahler. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

JACK presents 'Your Healing is Killing Me: A Performance Manifesto' by Virginia Grise, running October 5 - 7, 2017. (more...)

Concord Museum to Present Henry David Thoreau Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The bicentennial of Henry David Thoreau's birth will culminate with the opening of the most comprehensive exhibition ever created about one of the world's most original writers and thinkers This Ever New Self: Thoreau and His Journal, opens on Friday, September 29, 2017 and runs through January 21, 2018 at the Concord Museum. (more...)

Artprice: Guache Inaugurates a Series of Collective Works Created at the Organe Contemporary Art Museum, Artprice's HQ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17
by Audition Roundup - Sep 17, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 17, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: WALKING TO BUCHENWALD - A Walk Definitely Worth Taking
by Gil Kaan - Sep 16, 2017

The world premiere of playwright Tom Jacobson's WALKING TO BUCHENWALD receives a sturdy outing from Open Fist with the ensemble's strong performances of his three-dimensional characters steered firm-handedly by Roderick Menzies. (more...)

Casting Announced for Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES at The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Voyage Theater Company and Crossroads Theatre Company will present the New York Premiere of Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES, directed by Kareem Fahmy (3/Fifths at 3LD; This Time with Rising Circle Theater Collective), at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street), October 20-November 4. (more...)

Dennis Watkins Returns to The Magic Parlour at The House Theatre of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The House Theatre of Chicago announces the return of Dennis Watkins in The Magic Parlour, at the Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe, for an open run. (more...)

One Hundredth Birthday For Benjamin Franklin Parkway Kicks Off
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017


LOST TEMPO Comes to Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) opens its 2017-18 season with Lost Tempo by Cliff Odle. Running from October 5-22, the drama is directed by Diego Arciniegas. (more...)

'Sunday at The Met' Program to Focus on 'Ettore Sottsass' Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The next program in the Sunday at The Met series, on October 1, will explore the major themes of the exhibition Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical as well as the life of the powerhouse Italian architect and designer. (more...)

Eagle Theatre presents THE SHAPE OF THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

THE SHAPE OF THINGS, Eagle Theatre's latest production, opens Friday, September 15th. This razor-sharp dramedy premiered in London, England at the Almedia Theatre in May 2001. By 2003, it was adapted into featured film, starring Paul Rudd, and directed by author, Neil LaBute. Sixteen years later, the play makes its way back to the stage, and with the help of smart phones, updated wardrobe, pop-culture references, and a modern day soundtrack, it is every bit as relevant today. (more...)

Blue Mountain Gallery presents Rose Weinstock : A Retrospective 10/2-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Rose Weinstock works from observation, memory and photos; but during the process, the needs of the painting take over and determine the final appearance. Both the formal issues and the concern with content are important. Without them realism would become merely illustration. (more...)

BWW Interview: Barnes-Storming in THE WAKE WORLD of Composer David Hertzberg
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 15, 2017

The last of the new operas at the center of Opera Philadelphia's O17 opera fest is THE WAKE WORLD, a chamber piece written by composer/librettist David Hertzberg and directed by RB Schlather. It opens on Monday September 18 at the Barnes collection--the great Museum in central Philadelphia--and promises a one-of-a-kind experience for those savvy enough to snare a ticket. (Its five performances are sold out.) (more...)

Art Harvest: Trick or Treat Comes to Canton Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Canton Museum of Art (CMA) presents Art Harvest: Free Trick-or-Treat event on October 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in conjunction with First Friday festivities. (more...)

Free Admission Announces Scottsdale Museum of Art 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art will be free to all guests on Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of Smithsonian magazine's 13th annual Museum Day Live! (more...)

Sarah Michelson's SEPTEMBER2017/ to Make World Premiere at the Fisher Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, has announced the world premiere of Sarah Michelson's September2017/, running September 22-24 at the Fisher Center. (more...)

CALLE ALLENDE by Anatar Marmol-Gagne Comes to Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry will present Calle Allende, a new production created and directed by UConn Puppet Arts alumna Anatar Marmol-Gagn '17, featuring UConn School of Fine Arts students Katayoun Amir-Aslani '18, Darren Lee Brown '17 and Noel Williams '19, on Saturday, September 23 at 8:00 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs Center. (more...)

Carla Hall and Chris Hayes Speak Out in Brooklyn Community Services' Subway Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) launches its ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign for the 3rd year on September 12 with Many Voices, Many Stories, a public service poster campaign seen on 36 Brooklyn subway stations featuring Carla Hall of ABC's The Chew, Chris Hayes of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes and a diverse group of Brooklyn notables speaking out about Brooklynites who are living in poverty and the impact of volunteering, advocacy and philanthropy to make a positive difference. Sponsored by Investors Bank, ONE Brooklyn Community Many Voices, Many Stories will be on view through October 12th. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for DanceWorks 40th Anniversary!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Mimi Beck, Dance Curator of acclaimed presenter DanceWorks, announces that subscriptions and single tickets are currently on sale for the 2017-18 season featuring eight Toronto-based artists/companies and one Indigenous company from Vancouver. From Flamenco, Kathak, Indigenous and Hip-Hop to world premieres and remounts from its storied past, the 40th anniversary DanceWorks Mainstage season promises to be full of surprises and surreal experiences. (more...)

WQXR's Elliott Forrest and Silent Film Composer Donald Sosin Set for SMALL WORLD Talk at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Broadcaster Elliott Forrest and composer Donald Sosin join the cast and creative team of SMALL WORLD for a post-show conversation following the 8:15 PM performance on Friday, September 22. (more...)

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