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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
As the supermarkets start to release their newest festive fodder and the TV schedulers begin to announce their line up of seasonal delights... we too are thrilled to spread our little bit of early Christmas cheer and announce the hugely talented and musical cast set to star in our first ever pantomime: Cinderella - The Rockin' Panto written and directed by Peter Rowe - running at artsdepot from Saturday 30 November a?" Sunday 5 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
London-based electronic producer Verasect has released his highly anticipated Awakenings Remix EP with remixes by the late Øfdream, Kareful, Dobie and Blood Wolf via Terminal Blue Records. Both 'Tragedy (Kareful Remix)' and 'Catch Your Breath (Øfdream Remix)' were featured on popular Youtube channel the_accidental_poet, the later receiving over 370K views. Verasect has also received support from the likes of Complex, Clash Magazine, Spill Magazine, Brutal Resonance, Respect My Region, Cause=Time.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2019
Tickets are now on sale for The 5 & Dime's production of a?oeSilence! The Musical,a?? a musical satire based on the award-winning film a?oeThe Silence of the Lambs.a?? The production will debut on Friday, September 20, with performances scheduled through October 5.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
The Royal Shakespeare Company's West End production of Matilda The Musical has today announced the new adult and child cast, including casting the 100th Matilda to go into the show, worldwide, since the original opening in London. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
The Utah Symphony's 2019-20 O. C. Tanner Company Masterworks Series launches in September with two weekends of performances conducted by Music Director Thierry Fischer. On September 13 and 14, the Utah Symphony performs music inspired by the night sky, including Holst's a?oeThe Planets,a?? Kaija Saariaho's a?oeAsteroid 4179 a?" Toutatis,a?? and Messiaen's a?oeWhat is Written in the Starsa?? from a?oeDes canyons aux étoilesa??.a?? Then, on September 27 and 28, another nature-inspired program includes Respighi's a?oePines of Romea?? and Messiaen's a?oeThe Oriolesa?? from a?oeDes canyons aux étoilesa??a?? on a program also featuring guest violinist Viviane Hagner and Utah Symphony Principal Violist Brant Bayless performing Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante. Tickets for both concerts are priced from $20 to $92 and can be purchased at or by calling (801) 533-6683. Student tickets (50% off standard prices) are available as part of the Utah Symphony's ongoing education programs.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Partial Comfort Productions (Samuel D. Hunter's A Bright New Boise, Robert O'Hara's Booty Candy, Thomas Bradshaw's The Bereaved) will present the World Premiere of NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Chad Beckim (pictured above). Directed by Shelley Butler, previews begin October 1 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at The A.R.T./New York Theatres. Opening night is slated for October 8.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Grammy-award winning American organist Paul Jacobs will return to San Francisco Symphony's Davies Symphony Hall (201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102) to open the organization's Organ Recital Series, Sunday afternoon, October 20, 2019, at 3 pm. His program will include an array of organ showpieces, from the intricate beauty of J.S. Bach's Passacaglia, Mozart's delightful Fantasia for clockwork organ, to Vierne's grandly scaled Organ Symphony.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2019 season. Since 1984 the performing arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Jonathan Gray and David F. Schwartz today announced the launch of Gray Schwartz LLP, a boutique entertainment law firm concentrating on documentaries, non-fiction / unscripted content, and live theater.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Pacific Resident Theatre announces the extension of a?oeANDY WARHOL'S TOMATOa?? by Vince Melocchi through October 27th.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim,presents Ballet West: Balanchine's Ballets Russes Le Chant du Rossignol andApollo on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 3pm & 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019
Birmingham Hippodrome will be hosting a packed week of activities to celebrate the theatre's rich history as part of the national Heritage Open Days festival from Saturday 14 September.
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019
Peaky Blinders - the award-winning epic, gangster family series set in the lawless streets of Birmingham, UK and beyond, follows the evolution of leader Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) from backstreet crime lord to legitimate businessman and member of parliament. It explores the notions that violence destroys lives, empires rise and fall over time, and class divisions are corrosive. Season 5, returning Friday, October 4th, finds the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929. When Tommy Shelby MP is approached by a charismatic politician with a bold vision for Britain, he realizes that his response will impact not only the future of his family but that of the entire nation.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Arcola Theatre in association with DOT Theatre today announce the full company for the London première of multi-award-winning writer Zinnie Harris' Meet Me at Dawn. Murat Daltaban directs Jessica Hardwick (Helen) and Marianne Oldham (Robyn). Meet Me at Dawn, which draws on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice in this gripping tale of devotion and loss, opens on 16 October, with previews from 9 October and runs until 9 November.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Music Theatre International (MTI) Australasia in collaboration with AMICI Trust (New Zealand), OzTheatrics (Australia), and iTheatrics (New York), are presenting Junior Theater CelebrationsTM in New Zealand and Australia for thousands of musical theatre obsessed students ages 7-18. JTC New Zealand is being held at The Victory Centre in Auckland on September 13-14. JTC Australia will be held at The Civic Theatre in Newcastle on September 20-21. This is New Zealand's third annual Junior Theatre Celebration and Australia's fourth annual event.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
New Zealand's leading inclusive performing arts company, Touch Compass, has collaborated with one of the UK's foremost multi-sensory theatre companies, Frozen Light, to create a pioneering new dance theatre work for audience members who have profound and multiple learning disabilities a?" the first of its kind in Aotearoa.
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
SHOWTIME has announced that Emmy and Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo (Selma) will play the title role in the drama series THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING. The network has ordered a pilot, which is currently in pre-production and scheduled to shoot in 2020. Academy Award® winner Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects), Anthony Peckham (Invictus), Heather McQuarrie and Oyelowo will executive produce the series. Peckham is writing the adaptation. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Casting has been confirmed for Park Theatre's festive family adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic: The Snow Queen. Focusing on the origins of the Queen who brings endless winter, the cast includes: Frances Marshall, Ayesha Casely-Hayford, Esmonde Cole, Sarah-Louise Young, Justin Brett, Paula James and Matt Cavendish. The production is adapted by Charles Way and directed by Abigail Anderson, with a national press night on Friday 6 December, 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Complete casting has been announced today for the holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, coming to Broadway this holiday season for eight weeks only, following critically acclaimed runs at The Old Vic, London. Two visionary talents, playwright Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and director Matthew Warchus (Matilda The Musical), offer a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic story. Beginning previews on Thursday, November 7 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street), with the opening night set for Wednesday, November 20, A Christmas Carol will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, January 5, 2020 only.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
Leicester Comedy Festival, the longest running comedy festival in the UK, today launches its packed programme for 2020 with more venues, more talent and more unique events than ever before. The festival will feature over 1,600 performers, performing over 800 shows on more than 90 stages across Leicester & Leicestershire. The full line up and tickets for all shows will be available from 10am on 30th October 2019 via
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
On Wednesday 30th October Alexandra Palace will ring to the sounds of Music Hall, over eighty years since the curtain fell on the last of the great post-war variety shows.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
The University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre season dedicated to uplifting women and women's voices takes a raw and powerful turn with The Love of the Nightingale by Timberlake Wertenbaker. The play opens Friday, November 15, followed by an opening night reception and runs through Sunday, November 24. A special a?oetalk backa?? event takes place on Thursday, November 21. All performances take place at the historic Russell Hall on the USM Gorham Campus. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
Bringing their fall programming to a close with a finish worthy of the big top, producers Circle in the Square Theatre School (Paul Libin, President; Susan Frankel, COO), Pigasus Institute, and Rachel Shuey present The Circle Series staged reading of Barnum's Bird: A Musical Extravaganza! The Story of P.T. Barnum and Jenny Lind. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today the nominees for the 29th Annual IFP Gotham Awards. Ten competitive awards will be presented to independent features and series. In addition to the competitive awards, Gotham Tributes will be given to actors Laura Dern and Sam Rockwell, director Ava DuVernay, and the Gotham Industry Tribute to Glen Basner.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
THE BRICK THEATER and OBVIOUS VOLCANO are pleased to announce the world premiere production of UNS*X ME HERE: THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, text written by William Shakespeare and directed by Maggie Cino. UNS*X ME HERE will play a three-week limited engagement at The Brick (579 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Grammy-award winning American organist Paul Jacobs appears as soloist in Horatio Parker's renowned Organ Concerto with the Nashville Symphony and conductor Giancarlo Guerrero
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
It's 1946 in Pittsburgh. An 18-year-old Andy Warhol finds himself in the basement of the working class bar. Over the course of a summer, Andy gives and gets inspiration, guidance, and friendship from a surprising source.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
With strong advance sales and great pre-opening buzz, Partial Comfort Productions announcing added performances of the World Premiere of NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Chad Beckim. Directed by Shelley Butler, previews begin October 1 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at The A.R.T./New York Theatres. Opening night is slated for October 8.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
From Friday, November 22 through Wednesday, November 27, BAM presents Programmers' Notebook: In Case You Missed It, an eclectic program of unsung works, reflecting the breadth and depth of cinema this year. From breakthrough features by up-and-coming directors to bold visions by established auteurs, works of bracing Brazilian neorealism to a Japanese avant-pop love story, these are the under-the-radar revelations that moved, provoked, challenged, entertained, and stayed with us long after first viewing.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
It takes a village to create a masterpiece. OBIE Winner, José Rivera ('Marisol' and 'References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot'), premieres another powerful stage-work at the East Village's arts haven, The theater at the 14th Street Y.
by Peter Danish - Oct 13, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
In an Australian premiere, Griffin Theatre Company Presents FIRST LOVE IS THE REVOLUTION, a bittersweet love story between a fox and a lonely teenage boy, by Rita Kalnejais.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Partial Comfort Productions presents the World Premiere of NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Chad Beckim. Directed by Shelley Butler, previews begin October 1 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at The A.R.T./New York Theatres.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
The University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre season dedicated to uplifting women and women's voices takes a raw and powerful turn with The Love of the Nightingale by Timberlake Wertenbaker. The play opens Friday, November 15, followed by an opening night reception and runs through Sunday, November 24. A special a?oetalk backa?? event takes place on Thursday, November 21. All performances take place at the historic Russell Hall on the USM Gorham Campus.
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Nov 4, 2019
SMALL SPACES is the perfect book to curl up with on dark fall or winter nights curled beneath a blanket while the wind howls outside and the tree branches scratch eerily at the window. Be forewarned going into this one -- you'll never look at scarecrows the same way again!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
The month-long Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival, the world's only festival devoted to producing the plays of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, runs four weeks from January 7 to February 3, 2020. A total 15 events, including seven mainstage productions from Belfast, Dublin, Wexford, and Manhattan and Queens, will be seen in- and out-of-competition. Among the productions, three are American premieres; two are world premieres. 15 contemporary Irish writers are represented with work in the Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
This year's UEA Drama season, running from 3 - 8 December, features two plays by Timberlake Wertenbaker, one of the UK's most renowned contemporary female playwrights and currently the Chair in Playwrighting at the University Of East Anglia. In an increasingly divisive political time when fears over borders, ecological collapse, and censorship are commonplace, UEA Theatre Productions are staging The Break of Day, and The Love of the Nightingale, twoplays with strong themes of feminism, displacement and reclaiming the future.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Two seldom-performed plays: one by dazzling Irish storyteller Enda Walsh, one by Pulitzer-winning American playwright Tennessee Williams, plus a remounting of the IRC's 2017 Fringe success from the grandfather of Absurdism usher in the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium's 2020 season, their 15th in the Philadelphia region.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
By popular demand, a Lunar New Year Special: Pan Asian Repertory Theatre (Tisa Chang, Founding Artistic Producing Director), continuing their educational initiative to serve elementary grade students and families with children, launches its 43rd season with the return engagement of the acclaimed 2018 production of *The Emperor's Nightingale by Damon Chua*.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
On 12 November, 'Playing in the Dark' was held, the BBC Symphony Orchestra's concert with author Neil Gaiman, singer/speaker Amanda Palmer, baritone Simon Butteriss and special guest actor David Tennant at the Barbican, London.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Jersey City may be known for its many murals, but rarely do we find out about the artists who create them. That's about to change when Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) showcases the young talent behind the city's newest public art display a?" Heroes of the World.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
The producers of A Christmas Carol announced today that starting with the first preview on November 7, 2019 there will be a limited number of $40 rush tickets available for each performance throughout the run.
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Dec 7, 2019
Kristin Hannah's #1 New York Times Best Selling World War II Novel THE NIGHTINGALE is heading to the silver screen -- and it just cast its leading ladies.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of 'Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,' the romantic comedy sequel to Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice,' by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, on Monday, December 16, at 7 p.m. The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Dec 4, 2019
Panto might be the stalwart annual theatre trip at Christmas (yes, I know, 'oh no it isn't'...), but The Old Vic's production of A Christmas Carol, now in its third year, is fast catching up as one of the most joyous experiences of the festive season.
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Portuguese DJ and producer CØDE raises the bar on his bouncy single “Blazin' It,” where propulsive bass kicks and warped synthesizers power club-thumping drops.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
a?oeAndy Warhol's Tomatoa?? Written by Vince Melocchi / Directed by Dana Jackson Through December 15, 2019, 2019 8pm Saturdays, 3pm Sundays Pacific Resident Theatre - 703 Venice Blvd. in Venice, CA 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
EASTBOUND by Cheeyang Ng (book/music) and Khiyon Hursey (book/lyrics) will be presented in concert at Joe's Pub on January 18 (Saturday), 9:30pm.
by Monica Moore - Dec 11, 2019
Is there anything better than family and the anticipation of Christmas as December's end draws closer? That is the question we were delighted to answer at the opening night of 'A Christmas Story the Musical'. And it is a resounding 'No'. With all the negativity in the world at the moment it was lovely to have a night to sit back, relax and be transported to a time where childlike innocence and family values were paramount.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Soka Performing Arts Center Presents Violinist Alexi Kenney And Pianist Renana Gutman on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8pm. The program includes Mozart's Sonata No. 21 in E minor; Messiaen's Louange à l'Immortalité de Jésus (Praise to the Immortality of Jesus) from Quartet for the End of Time; Schubert's Variations on “Trockne Blumen” in E minor; Stravinsky's Airs du Rossignol (Nightingale Air); Enescu's Sonata No. 3 in A minor.