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Dorrance Dance's 2017-18 Season Includes Performances Across the U.S., Germany, France & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Tap dance company Dorrance Dance, founded by Artistic Director and 2015 MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance, announces New York City performance dates, new works, and tour schedule for the 2017-2018 season. The season will include performances at renowned venues across the United States and in Canada, Germany, and France. (more...)

Emelin Theatre Announces Full Lineup of Fall Programming
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Emelin Theatre has announced its full lineup of fall programming. See the full schedule below: (more...)

BWW Review: ANGELS IN AMERICA an Epic Pilgrimage For Us All at fortyfive Downstairs
by Brodie Paparella - Sep 8, 2017

Some argue it is the epic play of our generation, an iconoclast of politics, existentialism and the last health crisis to impact the modern world indiscriminate of race, class or religion. Tony Kushner's Opus Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes premiered in 1991 and opened on Broadway in 1993. It became a cult classic: turned into a miniseries and several highly successful remounts, the latest of which is being raved about as you read this; the National Theatre in London's production starring Hollywood hero and homo-controversy-courting treasure Andrew Garfield. (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...)


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Photo Flash: UP Playwrights Theater Presents Nick Joaquin's FATHERS AND SONS
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 20, 2017

Except his visually engaging take in the finale, legendary director Tony Mabesa remains faithful to Virgilio Almario and Jose Lacaba's Filipino translation of one of National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin's shortest plays Fathers and Sons ( Mga Ama, Mga Anak ), which runs at the Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theatre at the University of the Philippines-Diliman until this Sunday, September 24. (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...)

Join the Howard County Arts Council in Celebrating National Arts & Humanities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) is joining Americans for the Arts and arts agencies across the nation in encouraging people to celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month (NAHM) by supporting the arts in our community during the month of October. (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

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Sons Of Apollo Release Video For 'Coming Home'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Sons Of Apollo have just released the video for 'Coming Home' from their highly anticipated debut album, 'Psychotic Symphony.' The song is now available on all digital outlets starting today. The album is set to release on October 20 via InsideOutMusic/Sony. (more...)

Lydia Kontos Announces Retirement After 40 Years of Leadership at Kaufman Music Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

In January of 1979, Lydia Kontos, then a public relations consultant with a background in concert management, joined the staff of The Hebrew Arts School for Music and Dance as a member of the administrative team of the brand-new concert hall at the Abraham Goodman House. (more...)

Ariel Pink Releases New Album ' Dedicated to Bobby Jameson' Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Ariel Pink releases his new album, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson, today. The recording is his first solo album since his highly acclaimed 2014 prog-pop Opus pom pom, and first full-length release with the Brooklyn-based independent label Mexican Summer. (more...)

Duncan Macmillan's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK Headline 2017-18 Season at St. Ann's Warehouse; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse launches into its ambitious international 2017-18 Season, the third in its waterfront theater in Brooklyn Bridge Park, with highlights that exemplify the institution's role as a home for major new works from singular international companies and American avant-garde masters. (more...)

2nd Annual 'Kids Music Day' to Be Celebrated This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Second Annual 'Kids Music Day' will be celebrated on Friday, Oct. 6.This year, the organizationKeepMusic Aliveis partnering with hundreds of music schools across the nation and beyond to help spotlight the importance of including music in children's education. (more...)

Vivaldi, Bach & Handel Featured in The Falmouth Chorale's BAROQUE SPLENDOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Falmouth Chorale, under the direction of John Yankee, presents Baroque Splendor in two fall concerts on Saturday, October 21, and Sunday, October 22, 4 pm at John Wesley United Methodist Church, 270 Gifford Street in Falmouth. (more...)

VIDEO: Fergie Reveals New Video For 'You Already Know' Featuring Nicki Minaj
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Fergie, the eight-time GRAMMY Award-winner and global superstar, shares the music video for 'You Already Know' feat. Nicki Minaj . (more...)

Society for the Performing Arts' Announces Changes to 2017 – 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) hopes that patrons and their loved ones were safe and sound during Hurricane Harvey. SPA knows that many have suffered terrible losses, and SPA staff members' hearts go out to everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey. SPA has been overwhelmed by the offerings of support and aid from colleagues and friends in Houston and artists throughout the nation. SPA thanks everyone for thinking about the company during this challenging time. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Robert Fairchild to Choreograph, Star in FRANKENSTEIN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Ensemble for the Romantic Century has announced that Robert Fairchild will choreograph and star in the next production of their 2017-18 season, the Off-Broadway premiere of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.This will be Mr. Fairchild's Off-Broadway debut as well as his debut as a choreographer. (more...)

Robert Fairchild to Leave New York City Ballet Following Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

New York City Ballet announced today that Principal Dancer Robert Fairchild will give his final performances with the Company during the 2017 Fall Season. (more...)

Fergie Unveils Extended Trailer for Double Dutchess: Seeing Double, The Visual Experience
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Today, eight-time GRAMMY® Award-winner and global superstar Fergie shares a new extended trailer for DOUBLE DUTCHESS: SEEING DOUBLE. (more...)

Exhilarating Dance Series to Push Boundaries at The Smith Center This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

This season, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts welcomes the world's most exciting, eclectic and innovative dance companies to Las Vegas. (more...)

Music Mountain Presents Daedalus String Quartet Plus Michael Berkeley & Friends
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88th season with Daedalus String Quartet with Tanya Bannister, piano, on Sunday, August 27 (3pm) performing Beethoven and Brahms. Michael Berkeley presents the best of Broadway on Saturday, August 26 (6:30pm)! Concerts are scheduled thru September 17. (more...)

Rezz Releases Debut Album 'Mass Manipulation'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Isabelle Rezazadeh, the mysterious artist behind the REZZ moniker, today offers up her hotly awaited debut album Mass Manipulation via the mau5rap imprint. (more...)

Hurricane Harvey Evacuees Invited to Two Shows at AT&T Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Harvey evacuees currently staying in the City-operated emergency shelters are being invited to a pair of shows being performed at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

Jack O'Rourke and band, Karen Underwood, and More to Host Benefit Concert at Crane Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

While the services are funded by the HSE, Department of Children and Youth Affairs and the Department of Social Protection, SHC recently faced a cut of €50,000 in grants.  (more...)

NYU Skirball Theater Announces Worldly 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

NYU Skirball's 2017-18 theater season offers a wide range of presentations, from the political to the outrageous, and includes American premieres from the Palestinian Freedom Theatre, Chile's Teatro La Re-sentida, Ireland's bad boys THISISPOPBABY, and Berlin's outrageous Gob Squad theater. The Hypocrites theater of Chicago invites audiences onto the stage for a beach party in the New York premiere of its adaptation of Pirates of Penzance, and the public is invited to free, site-specific performances of the French classic, In the Solitude of the Cotton Fields, specially adapted for audience interaction. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Family Concert: PETER AND THE WOLF and Other Stories this October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

On Saturday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m.,Orchestra of St. Luke's returns to Carnegie Hall as three fantastic family-friendly stories are brought to life through music. Prokofiev's classic Peter and the Wolf is performed alongside two new compositions: Caroline Shaw's adaptation of The Mountain That Loved a Bird byAlice McLerran, commissioned by Carnegie Hall, and Robert Xavier Rodriguez's take on a favorite children's book, The Dot and the Line by Norton Juster, author of The Phantom Tollbooth, with the author in attendance for the performance. Edwin Outwater conducts, and renowned actor John Lithgow narrates this special Family Concert in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. (more...)

Deradoorian Announces New Album 'Eternal Recurrence', Out This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Cosmic songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Deradoorian has announced Eternal Recurrence, a new mini-album due out October 6th on Anticon. (more...)

FSLC Announces Special Events and Shorts for NYFF55
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the Special Events section, Main Slate shorts, and an added Retrospective title for the 55th New York Film Festival (September 28 – October 15). (more...)

Fergie Announces New Album 'Double Dutchess' + Double Dutchess: Seeing Double The Visual Experience
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Eight-time GRAMMY® Award-winner and global superstar Fergie will release her highly-anticipated second full-length Opus, DOUBLE DUTCHESS, along with her first visual album 'experience', Double Dutchess: Seeing Double, on September 22 via her own label Dutchess Music/BMG. (more...)

MURPHY BROWN Star & Emmy Winner Jay Thomas Dies at Age 69
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Jay Thomas, best known for his roles on CHEERS, MURPHY BROWN and RAY DONOVAN has passed away following a battle with cancer at the age of 69. (more...)

North American Premiere of 3D Chamber Opera Comes to Park Avenue Armory's Drill Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Park Avenue Armory will stage Pierre Boulez's rarely performed magnum Opus, Répons, honoring the visionary composer in the first major staging of his work in New York since his passing. Conductor Matthias Pintscher will lead the Ensemble intercontemporain and IRCAM—both founded by Boulez—in an unprecedented performance of the work as it was originally intended. (more...)

Music Mountain Concludes 88th Season with Juilliard String Quartet and Jive by Five
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, concludes its spectacular 88th season with the incomparable Juilliard String Quartet on Sunday, September 17 (3pm). (more...)

Flamin' Groovies Come to NYC 8/25 to Celebrate New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Rejoice, rock 'n' rollers: San Francisco's Flamin' Groovies are returning with Fantastic Plastic, an all-new album of high-energy, pop-inflected original songs that bring together the band's prime movers of the '70s, singers-guitarists-songwriters Cyril Jordan and Chris Wilson for the first time in 38 years.  Produced by Jordan and Joel Jaffe (who also contributes guitar) mostly at Studio D in Sausalito, Calif., and due Sept. 22, 2017 on the band's own independent imprint Sonic Kicks Records and Severn (more...)

Jason Tramm to Conduct the Adelphi Orchestra in 2017 SACRED MASTERWORKS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

On August 27th at 7PM noted American conductor Jason Tramm leads the award-winning Adelphi Orchestra, the 150-member Ocean Grove Choir, virtuoso organist Gordon Turk, with featured soloists soprano Monica Ziglar, soprano Claire Leyden, mezzo Soprano Cynthia Cook, Metropolitan Opera tenor Ronald Naldi and bass Justin Beck in a program of French masterworks entitled “In the Footsteps of Our Savior.” (more...)

Ariel Pink Debuts Music Video for Latest Single 'Feels Like Heaven'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Ariel Pink will release his new album, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson, on September 15. The recording is his first solo album since his highly acclaimed 2014 prog-pop Opus pom pom, and first full-length release with the Brooklyn-based independent label Mexican Summer. (more...)

BWW Review: Theatre by the Sea's Oddly Timely THE PRODUCERS
by Andria Tieman - Aug 23, 2017

THE PRODUCERS has the odd pedigree of being a movie (1967) that became a Broadway musical (2001) and then returned to the silver screen as a movie version of the 2001 musical (2005).  With this many iterations on offer, it's clear that this is a show with staying power that it beloved by many.  The mind of Mel Brooks is a twisted space to spend some time in, but even the subtle cringiness that comes with good satire doesn't last long, as the laughs keep coming. It can be difficult to find humor in mocking nazis so close on the heels of the white supremacy rally in Charlottesville, VA, but it's still very satisfying to, probably even more than when the musical premiered. Even so, there is a bit of queasiness that comes from looking at so many swastikas, and it's hard to shake. (more...)

Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos and Yo-Yo Ma Record BRAHMS: THE PIANO TRIOS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his longtime collaborator, pianist Emanuel Ax, are joined by violinist Leonidas Kavakos in their first recording together for Sony Classical, of the piano trios of Johannes Brahms. Ax and Ma have collaborated in a distinguished catalog of Brahms recordings for Sony Classical, but this is their first recording together of the Piano Trios – and their first collaboration with Kavakos. Sony Classical will release the recording of Brahms: The Piano Trios on September 15, 2017. (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...)

DREAM THEATER Comes to the Beacon Theatre 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company and Metamorphic Concerts have announced that Dream Theater will take the Beacon Theatre stage as part of their Images, Words & Beyond 25th Anniversary Tour on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 8:00PM. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 10:00AM. (more...)

The Freedom Theater's THE SIEGE and More Join NYU Skirball's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

NYU Skirball has added five presentations to its 2017-18 season lineup, announced NYU Skirball Director Jay Wegman, including American premieres from the Palestinian Freedom Theatre and Ireland's outrageous THISISPOPBABY, and a performance from composer Morton Subotnick. (more...)

Music Mountain Welcomes Amernet String Quartet Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88th season with the remarkable Amernet String Quartet with guest artist Vivek Kamath, Viola, performing an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, September 10 (3pm). (more...)

Fascination and Fun Flourish in Theater at Monmouth's WHAT'S NEXT FEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Theater at Monmouth closes its 48th Summer Repertory Season August 20th, but don't fret, TAM's not done just yet. Right when the curtain falls, TAM is back at it again with the 'What's Next Fest', making old things new and new things classic. Join TAM for their debut week-long celebration of Theatre after a summer of astonishing acts by the 2017 Summer Company. (more...)

Norm Lewis to Ring in the Holidays at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis rings in the holiday season at Feinstein's at the Nikko with Norm Lewis Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas on Friday, December 8 (8 p.m.), Saturday, December 9 (8 p.m.) and Sunday, December 10 (5 p.m.). (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present Chicago Premiere of Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming Chicago premiere of Building the Wall, written by Robert Schenkkan and directed by co-artistic director Amy Szerlong. Building the Wall is the first production of Stage Left's 36th season. Press opening is Thursday, September 21, at 8 PM at Athenaeum Theatre Chicago, 2936 N. Southport Ave. The show runs through October 22nd. (more...)

REVERENCIA AWARDS Announces the Nominees of Its 3rd Edition
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 15, 2017

'My Fair Lady' leads the list with 11 nominations, followed by 'Suassuna - O Auto do Reino do Sol', with ten. The Reverencia Award is the only theatrical prize in Brazil, aimed at musical theater, that includes simultaneously spectacles of the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. The ceremony will be on September 27, in Rio de Janeiro. (more...)

Dark Psychological Thriller IDEATION Coming to New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Ideation, September 2-24, 2017 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be on Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Shanghai String Quartet and Qing Jiang Set for Music Mountain's Labor Day Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with a holiday weekend of music on September 2 & 3 by the outstanding Shanghai String Quartet! (more...)

Sons of Apollo Launch Debut Track 'Signs Of The Time'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Last week saw the announcement of SONS OF APOLLO, the highly anticipated new band featuring former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal (ex-Guns N' Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force). (more...)

American Theater Co. Announces Casting for Season 33, Featuring WELCOME TO JESUS and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

American Theater Company (ATC) announces complete casting for Season 33 productions: Janine Nabers' world premiere of Welcome to Jesus, directed by Artistic Director Will Davis, October 26-December 3, 2017; Basil Kreimendahl's Chicago premiere of We're Gonna Be Okay, January 25-March 4, 2018, directed by Davis; and Carlos Murillo's world premiere of Diagram of a Paper Airplane, May 3-June 10, 2018, directed by Bonnie Metzgar. (more...)

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