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PS 132's 13th ANNUAL KITE FESTIVAL Comes to East River State Park This Sunda
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

PS 132 is proud to announce our 13th annual Kite Festival, taking place on Sunday, May 21st at East River State Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The fun starts at noon, with field day activities, entertainment, delicious food, and kites, kites, kites! Come support our local elementary school while enjoying a beautiful day On the Waterfront. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum Announces New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The South Street Seaport Museum announces its newest exhibition, Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914 beginning on June 23, 2017, open Wednesday-Sunday 11am-7pm, at the Museum's mezzanine gallery level, accessible from the main entrance of the Museum on 12 Fulton Street. (more...)

Brave New World Rep to Present Contemporary Take on Strindberg in MS. JULIE, ASIAN EQUITIES
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Brave New World Rep, the Brooklyn-based theatre company that first won acclaim with To Kill a Mockingbird staged on the front porches of Victorian Flatbush in 2005, has announced its next site-specific production - the world premiere of Ms. Julie, Asian Equities, Leegrid Stevens' contemporary adaptation of Strindberg's classic Miss Julie, transported to the time of The Great Recession and set on a state-of-the-art trading floor at Bed-Stuy's Brooklyn Academy of Global Finance. (more...)

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre and L.A. Opera Announce Site-Specific Work on San Pedro's Tall Ships
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is collaborating with L.A. Opera, Los Angeles Maritime Institute and marine research incubator AltaSea to bring an immersive art experience to the Los Angeles Maritime Institute's twin Tall Ships in San Pedro. Beyond the Waterfront, a one-night only, site-specific performance, will take place on Saturday, June 24 at 8 p.m. at the Port of Los Angeles. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Slates Upcoming European Festivals Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced the details of an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe led by Music Director Louis Langree over three weeks in August and September. (more...)

Autistic Actor to Lead THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Indiana Repertory Theater (IRT) and Syracuse Stage will welcome Seattle-based actor Mickey Rowe as Christopher John Francis Boone in "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" by Simon Stephens. (more...)

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre to Bring Immersive Art to Twin Tall Ships in San Pedro
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

On June 24, 2017, Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre will preview a new work, Beyond the Waterfront, with a one-night-only public performance. The performance marks the first time immersive art has come to the Los Angeles Maritime Institute's twin Tall Ships in San Pedro and a new collaboration among HDDT, LA Opera, Los Angeles Maritime Institute, and marine research incubator AltaSea. (more...)

Brooklyn Art Spring Event at Industry City to Benefit PS 295
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

More than 100 Brooklyn-based visual artists are contributing their work to the fifth annual Brooklyn Art Spring Event (BASE), a large-scale immersive art experience and auction that gives residents of the borough and New York City the opportunity to view singular installations; see and purchase works in a wide range of mediums and styles, below their market value; hear live music by Enrique Iglesias drummer Gilmar Gomes and DJ J Nyce; and check out one of Brooklyn's most talked-about new venues, Industry City, a six million square-foot innovation and manufacturing hub located On the Waterfront in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (more...)

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) to Play The Galloway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Originally written and performed by the Reduced Shakespeare Company, THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) will play the Galloway Theatre in a production staged by F Creations, following a successful run in 2016. (more...)

Vince Kracht to Star in THE NANCE at Pride Films & Plays; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Casting has been announced for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago Premiere of Douglas Carter Beane's Tony Award-nominated play The Nance. (more...)

Dianne Wiest to Lead Yale Rep's HAPPY DAYS at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL to Weigh in at Regent Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Playhouse Productions' producers Dana Matthow and Philip Roger Roy will bring Alan Jacobson's WaistWatchers The Musical! with music by Vince Di Mura to the historic Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA just minutes from downtown Boston for ten weeks this spring. The perennially popular musical will run from April 21 - June 25. (more...)

Pear Theatre presents A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Pear Theatre continues its season with Arthur Miller's classic, "A View from the Bridge," with timely reminders about the realities of illegal immigration, of jealousy born from fear, and the dangers of acting on self-destructive impulse. "A View from the Bridge," directed by Ray Renati, previews on March 9. Press and Opening Night is Today, March 10, followed by a champagne gala. The show runs Thursdays through Sundays, throughApril 2. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets ($10-$35) can be purchased by visiting www.thepear.org or calling (650) 254-1148. (more...)

Spanish Inspired Menu Announced For Handa Opera's CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Following a spectacular season in 2013, Gale Edward's acclaimed production of Bizet's Carmen will return to Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour in 2017. Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour has become known as a highlight of the Australian cultural calendar. (more...)

The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes to Headline Latitude 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Latitude Festival has announced the line up for their twelfth edition, which takes  place on Thursday 13th - Sunday 16th July 2017 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum Announces Free Fridays Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The South Street Seaport Museum announces its summer program of Free Fridays! Every other Friday between 3-7pm, the Seaport Museum offers free admission to its exhibitions, historic ship tours, educational and programmatic activities, artisan demonstrations at Bowne Printers, and more! (more...)

Carnegie Hall Box Office, CarnegieCharge, Museum & Shop Set Summer Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Carnegie Hall has announced its summer schedule for its Box Office and CarnegieCharge, museum, tours and shop. Details below! (more...)

New Work BULLET CATCHERS, Featuring Women in Combat, Headed Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

CLUTCH PRODUCTIONS, in association with JOSIAH GRIMM, has announced the world premiere production of Maggie Moore and Julia Sears' BULLET CATCHERS, with music directed by Yeujia Low, directed by Julia Sears. BULLET CATCHERS will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square Park South). (more...)

Chicago Debuts of YANK! and PERFECT ARRANGEMENT Highlight Pride Films and Plays' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Pride Films and Plays' 2017-18 season - its first full season in residence at the Pride Arts Center - will bring Chicago its first look at three plays that examine gay and lesbian lives in earlier decades of the 20th Century, according to Executive Director David Zak and Artistic Director Nelson Rodriguez. (more...)

Provincetown Dramatic Arts 2016 Hit Production of Eugene O'Neill's ANNA CHRISTIE Returns to the Wharf House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

???????Eugene O'Neill's celebrated Pulitzer Prize winning drama and hit of the 2016 season, is returning to the Wharf House at the Provincetown Marina for 2017. The Provincetown Dramatic Arts production of Anna Christie was selected as one of the Best Plays of 2016 and Sarah MacDonnell was honored as one of the best female performances in her role of Anna (by the Cape Cod Times). The play opens on July 13 and runs Thursday - Sunday until July 30. Margaret Van Sant, Artistic Director of the Provincetown Dramatic Arts, directs. (more...)

LETTERS TO ANNABELLE Comes to Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Letters to Annabelle follows a Canadian soldier's desperate search for the love that kept him alive in the trenches. We bring you back to the era of WW1, as Canada marks the 2017 Centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge; an event which helped shape Canada's national identity. (more...)

BWW Review: DR. JOHN IN SAN DIEGO at Embarcadero Marina
by Ron Bierman - Jul 31, 2017

A worse-for-wear Dr. John walked slowly to the piano with the help of two canes. He was no quicker while leaving the stage at the end of the set. But for over an hour in between, he and his sextet kept up an infectious funky beat, and his voice and piano playing erased half a century of his 76 years. Listeners felt an irresistible urge to tap feet, sway rhythmically, and sometimes laugh at the lyrics of songs such as 'How Come My Dog Don't Bark (When You Come 'Round)?' sung in Dr. John's inimitable raspy growl. Contrary to the title of his biggest hit, it was 'Right Place Right Time.' (more...)

Festival Watch: A Weekend at Latitude 2017
by Rona Kelly - Jul 25, 2017

Forget your troubles and venture into the woods. Now in its twelfth year, Latitude Festival 2017 is a magical, musical and (surprisingly) not too muddy weekend. (more...)

THE NANCE at Pride Films and Plays Extends to 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Pride Films and Plays' Jeff -recommended Chicago Premiere of Douglas Carter Beane's Tony Award-nominated play THE NANCE - a hit among critics and audiences alike - will be extended beyond its originally announced closing of July 30, and will now play through Sunday, August 13, 2017. (more...)

BULLET CATCHERS Gives Voice to Women in the Military
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

CLUTCH PRODUCTIONS, in association with JOSIAH GRIMM, is pleased to announce the world premiere production of Maggie Moore and Julia Sears' BULLET CATCHERS, with music directed by Yeujia Low, directed by Julia Sears. BULLET CATCHERS will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square Park South). Performances begin Thursday, July 20 (7:30 p.m.) and continue through Saturday, August 5. Opening Night is Saturday, July 22 (7 p.m.). Tickets are $20 at www.bulletcatcherstheplay.com/tickets. A 'bullet catcher' is Army slang for an infantryman. They live and die on the frontlines and carry this nickname like a badge of honor. It's a sacrifice that few are willing to make. The honorable men who volunteer for this service don't take it lightly. Neither do the women. (more...)

BWW Interview: CEO of the San Diego Symphony Martha Gilmer, Part 2
by Ron Bierman - Jul 12, 2017

As described in part one of the interview, Martha Gilmer works hard to expand San Diego Symphony audiences. That makes the summer program another priority. 'It's more ambitious than ever. We've really invested in it this year. And the results are spectacular. We already have advanced sales greater than those of past seasons.' Visiting artists include Leslie Odom Junior, Tony Bennett and Herb Alpert. There will also be a special program devoted to Broadway. Gilmer said Rob Fisher, 'Has created a program for San Diego, dedicated to the work of Bock and Harnik. Rob and I share a passion for little known musicals, but, of course, the second half will be Fiddler on the Roof.' Music director, conductor, and arranger Fisher's credits include Chicago, the recent revival of An American in Paris and many other successful productions. (more...)

Festival Watch: The Theatre And Music Highlights Of Latitude 2017
by Rona Kelly - Jul 11, 2017

There are only a few days until the 12th edition of Latitude Festival, and this year's line-up promises to set the bar high. Festival-goers can experience over 750 acts across 15 stages; from cabaret to comedy, there's something for everyone. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, today announced Carnegie Hall's 2017-2018 season consisting of more than 170 concerts as well as a wide range of education and social impact programs created by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. (more...)

WatermarkPointe Offers Expansive Living Spaces with Spacious Terraces and Incredible Waterviews
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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My Hope Chest Partners With Live Nation's 'Sunshine Music Festival'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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Hotel Offers for 2017 Taste of St. Croix Culinary Event
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

St. Croix hotels and villas are offering deals for the 2017 Taste of St. Croix. Established as a grassroots effort to bring the island's culinary community together in a social setting, Taste of St. Croix (April 6, 2017) has become the nucleus of a multi-day event drawing gourmands from around the world. It is also a major fundraiser benefitting culinary-related scholarships, training and competitions. (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today released The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017-18 season. Nezet-Seguin begins his sixth season in Philadelphia with a commitment to lead the world-renowned ensemble through at least 2025-26, continuing a relationship between music director and musicians that has garnered praise around the globe. (more...)

Pear Theatre presents A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Pear Theatre continues its season with Arthur Miller's classic, "A View from the Bridge," with timely reminders about the realities of illegal immigration, of jealousy born from fear, and the dangers of acting on self-destructive impulse. "A View from the Bridge," directed by Ray Renati, previews on March 9. Press and Opening Night is Friday, March 10, followed by a champagne gala. The show runs Thursdays through Sundays, throughApril 2. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets ($10-$35) can be purchased by visiting www.thepear.org or calling (650) 254-1148. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 2017-18 Classical Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Carnegie Hall's 2017-2018 season is fast approaching, and they are looking forward to exciting new projects and outstanding concerts! (more...)

Chick Corea Joins Lang Lang as Featured Soloists for Carnegie Hall's Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that legendary jazz artist Chick Corea will join world-renowned pianist Lang Lang as featured soloists at Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala concert on Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum's Newest Exhibition on Display Now Through January 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The South Street Seaport Museum's newest exhibition Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914 is on display through January 7, 2018, open Wednesday- Sunday 11am-7pm, at the Museum's mezzanine gallery level, accessible from the main entrance of the Museum on 12 Fulton Street. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Charles Dance to Join CSO on European Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Charles Dance, OBE, will join Louis Langree and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on their 2017 European tour. The 'Game of Thrones' actor will lend his talents to narrating Copland's extraordinary orchestral work 'Lincoln Portrait'. (more...)

Charles Dance to Perform Aaron Copland's LINCOLN PORTRAIT at the Edinburgh International Festival and BBC Proms
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The award-winning British actor, writer and director Charles Dance is to narrate Aaron Copland's orchestral work Lincoln Portrait with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Louis Langree at the Edinburgh International Festival on Friday 25 August.  (more...)

Northrop Announces 2017-18 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

 Northrop announces its 2017//2018 dance season featuring nine great dance companies, with three ballet presentations, four performances with live music, and vibrant contemporary dance. In addition to two story ballets, there are new Family and seasonal series packages and a family dance special. (more...)

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservatory Announces 2017 Spring, Summer Exhibits
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) are proud to announce the full lineup of events and activities for 2017's spring and summer season. Visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of free cultural, educational, and recreational events, as well as expanded opportunities to volunteer and support this world-class waterfront park. (more...)

WHAT WOULD CATHY DO? to Begin This Month at Teatro Circulo as Part of The ONE Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

'What Would Cathy Do?' will begin at Teatro Circulo (64 East 4th Street) on Monday April 24 at 8PM as part of The ONE Festival with subsequent performances on April 28 at 6PM and April 29 at noon. (more...)

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Announces 2017 Spring/Summer Season of Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) are proud to announce the full lineup of events and activities for 2017's spring and summer season. (more...)

Lena Hall to Celebrate the Power of Art at St. Ann's Warehouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse has announced its 2017 gala, which will feature a special concert, created for the occasion, by Tony Award-winner and GRAMMY Award-nominee Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, How to Transcend a Happy Marriage), Monday, June 5, at the "stunning" (New York Magazine) waterfront theater in Brooklyn Bridge Park. (more...)


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HAPPY DAYS, Starring Dianne Wiest, Starts This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Theatre for a New Audience presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days, beginning this Sunday, April 23. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

Blue Man Group and More Among Make Music New York's 1,000 Free Concerts This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Make Music New York is back with its 11th year of free, outdoor, public concerts all around the city on Wednesday, June 21, the first day of summer. (more...)

Learn the ANATOMY OF A MUSICAL with EAG Industry Panel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Tony Award-winning producer Margot Astrachan (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) is joined by a panel of musical theatre industry veterans on Wednesday, April 19 at 7pm for an insightful discussion about how musicals come together. (more...)

Spotlighters Announces 56th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Spotlighters is thrilled to announce a challenging and inspiring selection of exceptional theatre for our 56th Season.  This season, we take our audiences on a journey of discovery and introspection, of searching and longing, to find a place we belong! (more...)

Learn How to Take a Musical from 'Page to Stage' at EAG's Anatomy of a Musical Industry Panel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

 Tony Award-winning producer Margot Astrachan (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) is joined by a panel of musical theatre industry veterans on Wednesday, April 19 at 7pm for an insightful discussion about how musicals come together.  Topics will include moving a work from concept to full production, and how musicals are selected for prestigious showcases like the New York Musical Festival. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Michael Harney Returns to His Theater Roots for THE AWFUL GRACE OF GOD in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Michael Harney, star of the three-time SAG Award-winning Netflix hit drama series Orange Is The New Black as Inmate Counselor Sam Healy, returns to his theater roots as playwright of the evening of highly anticipated one-act plays right here in Los Angeles. (more...)

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