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Olympia Dukakis To Give Master Class At United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

Due to popular demand, United Solo brings back Olympia Dukakis to teach in the Master Class Series on September 16, 2018 at Theatre Row in New York City. The class, "The Importance of Craft," will teach students to identify and develop what is important to them as performers. Ms. Dukakis will explain how to approach the craft of acting as a personal connection to the thoughts, actions, circumstances, and character, as expressed and defined by the text. "My most important tools when I teach are my own sensibility, my personal perceptions, my knowledge of the craft, and the excitement and satisfaction I always feel with students," said Ms. Dukakis. (more...)

Concert Artists Guild Announces 2018-19 New York Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Concert Artists Guild's 2018-19 CAG Presents season features exciting young artists making their debuts alongside established CAG alumni musicians. This season, CAG is also excited to announce a new series, CAG Live! In Conversation, a series of career-focused panel discussions for musicians, livestreamed by The Violin Channel. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre in Massachusetts To Stage Diverse and Gender-Bent Production Of 1776
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that New Rep Theatre in Massachusetts will stage a gender-bent production of 1776 this holiday season! The production is set to run at the Mosesian Center for the Arts November 30th through December 23rd. (more...)

Country Music Association Visits Students in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The Country Music Association visited Houston yesterday, Monday, Sept. 17, with Josh Kerr, Maddie & Tae and Jon Nite, joining the CMA Foundation to meet with students at Waltrip High School followed by a CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank performance at The Heights Theater. Monday afternoon, the songwriters visited Waltrip High School in the Houston Independent School District (HISD), participating in two band classes and a Q&A session, in addition to being treated to special performances by the students in each class. (more...)

Christ Church Celebrates New Organ With In Plain Air, Marking Culmination Of International Contemporary Ensemble Residency
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The Neighborhood House program of Christ Church Preservation Trust, a catalyst for the arts at historic Christ Church, presents five free world premiere performances of In Plain Air, a work in multiple movements by composers Nathan Davis and Phyllis Chen that marks the culmination of the International Contemporary Ensemble's year-long residency in celebration of Christ Church's new C.B. Fisk pipe organ,Opus 150. Performances will take place at Christ Church on Saturday, September 22 at 1pm, 3:30pm, and 6pm and on Sunday, September 23 at 3:30pm and 6pm. Movements employing Christ Church's historic bells, custom instruments, and itinerant musicians will convey audiences across the entire Christ Church campus before introducing them to Opus 150. Presented in partnership with FringeArts, all performances of In Plain Air will be free. Major support for In Plain Air has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. (more...)

CMA Visits Houston With Josh Kerr, Maddie & Tae and Jon Nite
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The Country Music Association visited Houston yesterday, Monday, Sept. 17, with Josh Kerr, Maddie & Tae and Jon Nite, joining the CMA Foundation to meet with students at Waltrip High School followed by a CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank performance at The Heights Theater.  (more...)

Blues Traveler Comes to The Warner
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The Warner Theatre welcomes BLUES TRAVELER to the Main Theatre on Sunday, October 14 at 8 pm. Opening the show is Brooklyn-by-way-of-Baltimore trio ANIMAL YEARS. (more...)

Beyond Fest Announces Lineup, Featuring HALLOWEEN and BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE,
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Beyond Fest, the highest-attended genre film festival in the US, is excited to announce its complete slate of 2018 programming featuring 46 features and 24 West Coast premieres of cinematic excess. Co-presented by Hulu and Shudder, Beyond Fest returns to Hollywood's famed Egyptian Theatre for 14 days of cinematic splendor spanning Wednesday, September 26th – Tuesday, October 9th to generate funds for the nonprofit 501c3 American Cinematheque. (more...)

Eryn Allen Kane Unveils New Single FEEL THE NEED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Today, critically acclaimed Detroit-raised and LA-based R&B singer and songwriter Eryn Allen Kane shares a new single entitled “Feel The Need.” Get it HERE. The song heralds the arrival of her forthcoming eight-track EP, Imperial Soul, arriving at all DSPs on September 28, 2018. (more...)

Craft Recordings To Release 'The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions' Box Set on November 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Craft Recordings is proud to announce the release of The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions 5-LP and 5-CD box sets on November 9, 2018. Compiled here in their entirety and original format for the first time, the five volumes of Panart's Cuban Jam Session albums were recorded over a span of almost a decade, from 1956-1964. Together these albums encapsulate a stylistic and historic panorama of Cuban music, from big band son montuno to Afro-Cuban rumba, mambo, cha-cha-chá and country acoustic guajira music. At the same time, they attest to Cuba's long relationship with popular American music and jazz. (more...)

Step Inside The Magic at Eagle Theatre Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Eagle Theatre's homegrown Original World-Premiere, NOIR: The 3D/4D Semi-Cinematic Satirical Thriller opens tonight. This production marks a new dawn in the world of themed entertainment and professional regional theatre, Theme Park Theater. This new style of entertainment gives audience a rare opportunity to step inside the magic. (more...)

Eryn Allen Kane Shares New Single 'Feel The Need'
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Today, critically acclaimed Detroit-raised and LA-based R&B singer and songwriter Eryn Allen Kane shares a new soulful single entitled “Feel The Need.” (more...)

FIDLAR Releases TOO REAL Video via Rolling Stone, New Album Completed, On Tour Now
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

FIDLAR today debuted the striking video for their timely new single, “Too Real” via Rolling Stone. Footage of the recent deadly California wildfires plays opposite pop culture references, over the rib-rattling punk Opus, taking on the current socio-political climate. This new single sets the stage for the band's recently completed new album, out on Mom+Pop. More details coming soon! (more...)

Iverside Symphony's 2018-19 Season To Feature 3 Premieres, 2 Debuts, And Assorted Rarities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Riverside Symphony will launch a new season of premieres, rarities, and beloved classics at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on Friday evening, November 16. Under the baton of founding Music Director, George Rothman, the orchestra's 2018-19 New York season will commence with a chamber orchestra program featuring the New York premiere of Stephen Hartke's Ship of State with pianist Xak Bjerken in his New York concerto debut. Hartke has been a mainstay of Riverside Symphony's contemporary programming over the years, a relationship memorialized in the orchestra's critically acclaimed recording of this distinguished American composer's Symphony No. 2 and Violin Concerto, "Auld Swaara." Franz Schreker's stunning Chamber Symphony-rarely performed despite its almost cult-like following-and Weill's Little Threepenny Music complete the program. (more...)

Edward R. Announces BODY CORPORATE EP & Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Following hot on the heels of his return single 'Paradise', Edward R. is back with new release 'Why Won't You Love Me?' - the second single off his forthcoming EP Body Corporate . A blissful and dreamy expression of the mood of Body Corporate, 'Why Won't You Love Me?' is an immersive 70's-inflected slow jam on heartbreak and loneliness - a battle-weary lovechild of Tame Impala, Tobias Jesso Jr, and Tranquility Base era Alex Turner.  (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim to Feature Pacific Northwest Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Pacific Northwest Ballet: Jerome Robbins Centennial Celebration: Male Solos with Peter Boal on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 2 and 3, 2018 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center to Hold Annual Fall Fete October 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) will host its annual benefit to support BAC's programs on Monday, October 1, 2018, in the Jerome Robbins Theater and Howard Gilman Performance Space (450 W. 37th Street, Manhattan). (more...)

Steve Barton Makes Rare Live Solo Appearance for 'Wesley Stace's Cabinet of Wonders'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Whether it's pure pop or moody acoustic ballads, singer/songwriter/guitarist, Steve Barton, has developed a reputation for crafting some of the most literate and poignant music in underground rock.  In addition to being a founding member of the revered punk/psychedelic band Translator, perhaps best known for the Barton-penned song 'Everywhere That I'm Not', he has released several solo albums - 'The Boy Who Rode His Bike Around The World', 'Charm Offensive', 'Flicker Of Time', 'Gallery', 'Projector' and the one-off duo album with Translator's drummer Dave Scheff, 'New Blue World'.  The seventh and latest, 'Tall Tales and Alibis', is a sprawling triple album tour de force filled with Steve's brand new songs, which was released in March by Sleepless Music.   (more...)

Nimrod Borenstein to Have Six Premieres Through The End Of The Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Composer Nimrod Borenstein measures his year in premieres - six to go before the end of 2018! (more...)

MasterVoices Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Ted Sperling, Artistic Director of MasterVoices, announced details of the acclaimed ensemble's 77th season, celebrating the power of the human voice to unite, inspire and connect since 1941. The upcoming season will be framed by two major musical events, the New York premiere of a multi-media version of Handel's oratorioIsrael in Egypt performed at Carnegie Hall, and a new adaptation of the Kurt Weill-Ira Gershwin-Moss Hart avant-garde musical, Lady in the Dark, starring Victoria Clark at New York City Center. Lady in the Dark has not been seen in New York since it was presented at New York City Center in 1994 as part of the inaugural Encores! season. (more...)

Theatre, Adaptation and Change Debated at the Italian Theatre Festival
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 1, 2018

In between the last two shows of the Italian Theatre Festival, poet and novelist Ben Okri, critic and author Emanuele Trevi, and writer Gilles Affray gathered in the basement bar of The Print Room at the Coronet to discuss words and theatre. Chaired by Marco Delogu, President of the Italian Cultural Institute in London, the conversation spanned from the role of adaptation and respect towards the original authors to the nature of the art. (more...)

Norm Lewis To Receive Honory Doctorate At Five Towns College
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

Broadway legend Norm Lewis will receive an honorary doctorate on September 6th at Five Towns College on Long Island. (more...)

Stray Cat Theatre Presents Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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THE GIN GAME Opens September 8 At Sierra Madre Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Christ Church Celebrates New Organ With IN PLAIN AIR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

The Neighborhood House program of Christ Church Preservation Trust, a catalyst for the arts at historic Christ Church, presents five free world premiere performances of In Plain Air, a work in multiple movements by composers Nathan Davis and Phyllis Chen that marks the culmination of the International Contemporary Ensemble's year-long residency in celebration of Christ Church's new C.B. Fisk pipe organ, Opus 150. Performances will take place at Christ Church on Saturday, September 22 at 1pm, 3:30pm, and 6pm and on Sunday, September 23 at 3:30pm and 6pm. Movements employing Christ Church's historic bells, custom instruments, and itinerant musicians will convey audiences across the entire Christ Church campus before introducing them to Opus 150. Presented in partnership with FringeArts, all performances of In Plain Air will be free. Major support for In Plain Air has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. (more...)

Original World-Premiere Lets Audiences Wear 3D Glasses, Feel the Wind in their Hair, and Play with Flying Bubbles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Eagle Theatre's upcoming Original World-Premiere allows audiences to wear 3D glasses, feel the wind in their hair, and play with flying bubbles. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Orson Welles' THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2018

An Event over 40 Years in the Making, Watch the Trailer for Orson Welles' THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND, which will Premiere at the Venice Film Festival this Weekend. (more...)


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Music Worcester Returns With Four New Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

From cutting edge technology to classical music and ballet, The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts partners with Music Worcester in presenting four spectacular performances this season, including Callas in Concert: The Hologram Tour, Bach's Goldberg Variations with Simone Dinnerstein, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: Visions from Cape Breton and Beyond and Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake performed by the Russian National Ballet. Tickets to all four performances are now on sale to members and go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, September 4 at 10 am. (more...)

WICKED FROZEN Extends Through 2019 at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Producer John Lant is pleased to announce another extension of the Off-Broadway premiere, and newest hit, WICKED FROZEN, the untold parody musical of some magic ice witch princesses (with unexpected emotional bite), as it rocks out until the end of 2018, and is set to continue through the New Year. All Original songs with book and lyrics by Zoe Farmingdale and music and lyrics by Toby Singer. The production is directed and choreographed by Zoe Farmingdale. (more...)

Jason Tramm And Gabriel Chajnik Team Up In Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater's MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The collaborative efforts of noted conductor Jason Tramm and choreographer Gabriel Chajnik take the stage in the inaugural production of the newly formed Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater in “Midsummer Night's Dream” August 29th and 30th at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center. (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Announces Fall 2018 Concerts And Incoming Executive Director, Rebecca Sigel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) announces their fall 2018 season and the appointment of Executive Director Rebecca Sigel. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Release Fifth Performance Of THE MAGIC FLUTE Following Record Sales
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Barrie Kosky and 1927's multi-award winning opera The Magic Flute will have an extra show added to its 2019 Adelaide Festival season after breaking all box office records for an Adelaide Festival opera over the last two weeks. (more...)

Cast Set for Reading of Erik Ransom's Vampiric R & J Sequel CIVIL BLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Broad Views on Broadway's 2nd Annual Summer Fresh Festival is set to present the world premiere staged reading of Erik Ransom's "Civil Blood (The Resurrection of Romeo)" which serves as a fantastical, tragicomic sequel to William Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet". (more...)

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series Presents Hanna Benn & Deantoni Parks: Procession
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Analogue, digital, acoustic and synthetic sonorities seamlessly intermingle in this luminous collaboration between Atlanta-based duo vocalist/composer Hanna Benn (Son Lux, Boots) and percussionist/composer/producer Deantoni Parks (John Cale, Sade, T Bone Burnett, Flying Lotus). Procession explores the spiritual and emotional core of ceremonial music in the form of a song cycle, with new arrangements by Benn featuring her ethereal vocal textures elevated by electronic flourishes, and anchored by Park's ceaselessly kinetic rhythms alongside an SPCO string quintet of Maureen Nelson, Nick Tavani, David Auerbach, Rebecca Merblum and Zachary Cohen. This world premiere for chamber ensemble marks the Twin Cities debut of Benn and Parks as a duo. Join us to step into this truly numinous sanctum of sound. (more...)

London's Rude Audio Announce 'Rude Redux' EP, Preview First Single 'To The Sun'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Rude Audio are proud to announce their new 'Rude Redux' EP, slated for release on October 8 through Zirkus Records. Featuring five tracks, this new release sees the band refine their trademark sound, and fusing their love of woozy dub with throbbing electronics. Here, house music, flecked with Arab and Indian vibes, also shamelessly cavorts with dub. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hunter Foster Directs CLUE: ON STAGE at Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The Cape Playhouse wraps up its 92 season with Clue: On Stage, a hilarious farce-meets-murder-mystery.  Directed by Hunter Foster, the production stars January LaVoy, Stephen DeRosa, Nancy Opel, and Brian J. Carter. A New England Premiere and pre National Tour Engagement Clue: On Stage runs August 21-September 1, 2018. (more...)

Oscar-Winner Sorkin Approves Local Theatre Reimagining Of A FEW GOOD MEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

It's not easy having a conversation with Joel Roster. He's got a lot to tell you, and as the Artistic Director of a new theater company approaching its sophomore production, his manic (and yet genuinely friendly) energy runneth over when the name Aaron Sorkin comes up. (more...)

Dan Zanes & Claudia Eliaza Bring Sensory Friendly Comic Folk Opera NIGHT TRAIN 57 to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Night Train 57 the latest project from the modern master of all-ages music, NYC's beloved Grammy winner Dan Zanes. In the spirit of Leadbelly, Pete Seeger and more, Dan has spent the past 18 years specializing in music for kids and kid sympathizers. This summer Dan's label released it's 22nd release, the soundtrack to his latest Opus, the Sensory Friendly Comic Folk opera Night Train 57, a musical adventure that leads listeners and audiences into the cosmos on an epic journey. (more...)

CMA Songwriters Series Presented By U.S. Bank Announces Houston Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The Country Music Association's critically acclaimed CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank announces a performance at The Heights Theater in Houston Monday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 PM featuring Josh Kerr, Maddie & Tae and Jon Nite. Maddie & Tae's Maddie Marlow (from Sugarland, TX) and Tae Dye have a strong connection to Texas, with the two first meeting during a music showcase in Dallas prior to becoming a Platinum-selling duo, while Nite was born in Amarillo, TX. Tickets for the performance cost $25 and are on sale now at CMAsongwritersseries.com. (more...)

ENGAME Extends Through 1 September At The Baxter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Following the overwhelming success of Samuel Beckett's incandescent classic Endgame, currently on at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, the season has been extended by a week and will now end of 1 September at 7.30pm, Monday to Saturday. (more...)

HUMANS By Circa From Australia Opens The 2018 BAM Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

The Australian circus troupe Circa made a stunning BAM debut in 2015 with Opus, a production that was called "amazing" and "fearless yet poignantly vulnerable" by The New York Times. The company returns this fall with the US premiere Humans, a "five-star favourite" [The Guardian] at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (more...)

Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center Announces Fall Exhibition And Events In New Permanent Home
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) has announced its fall 2018 season of exhibitions and cultural events in Asheville. (more...)

Tickets On Sale 8/20 for Renee Fleming and More at Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Individual tickets for most shows in Wharton Center's 2018-2019 season go on sale to the general public Monday, August 20, at 10:00am. The public on-sale includes most of the MSU Federal Credit Union Broadway at Wharton Center Series: Love Never Dies; Fiddler on the Roof; Anastasia; and Miss Saigon. School of Rock is already on sale, and Hamilton tickets will go on sale to the general public at a later date. (more...)

Las Vegas Philharmonic Celebrates Opening Night 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The Las Vegas Philharmonic opens its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts with a program celebrating the works of Bernstein, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky.  Music Director Donato Cabrera will host a pre-concert conversation in Reynolds Hall one hour prior to the performance (6:30 PM) for patrons who want to learn more about the history and meaning behind the music to be performed that evening.  Following the concert, the Philharmonic will celebrate its 20th anniversary at a special reception with wine, coffee and dessert on Reynolds Hall stage ($50 per person, tickets separate from concert). (more...)

Inaugural New AIR Festival Returns in September at Tenri Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, in collaboration with violinist/composer Mari Kimura, will inaugurate a new concert series, 'New AIR Festival,' September 14 and 15 at Tenri Cultural Center, 43 West 13th Street, Manhattan (West Village).  The event features outstanding artists from the music and technology residencies at Harvestworks in New York City.  (more...)

Inaugural New AIR Festival to Take Place This September at Tenri Cultural Center
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, in collaboration with violinist/composer Mari Kimura, will inaugurate a new concert series, 'New AIR Festival,' September 14 and 15 at Tenri Cultural Center, 43 West 13th Street, Manhattan (West Village).  The event features outstanding artists from the music and technology residencies at Harvestworks in New York City.  (more...)

Inaugural New Air Festival Opens in September at Tenri Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, in collaboration with violinist/composer Mari Kimura, will inaugurate a new concert series, 'New AIR Festival,' September 14 and 15 at Tenri Cultural Center, 43 West 13th Street, Manhattan (West Village).  The event features outstanding artists from the music and technology residencies at Harvestworks in New York City.  (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Closes With Stars Of American Ballet & ODC/Dance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Bringing together some of today's most remarkable ballet talents, Daniel Ulbricht's Stars of American Ballet returns to Jacob's Pillow, appearing in the Ted Shawn Theatre August 22-26. A principal dancer with New York City Ballet since 2007, Ulbricht is lauded as "one of the best male ballet dancers in New York" (Dance Magazine). As Artistic Director, curator, and performer, Ulbricht brings a unique vision and perspective to performance. With a cast highlighting 14 powerhouse dancers of New York City Ballet, this collective celebrates the legacy of choreographic legend Jerome Robbins with a program of his masterpieces on the occasion of his centennial, augmented by two Robbins-related PillowTalks. (more...)

Mark Millar and Netflix Set Action-Packed PRODIGY as Second Comic Book Franchise
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Today, Netflix and Millarworld announced comic book series Prodigy from Mark Millar. The superstar artist selected to bring this idea to the printed page is Brazilian superstar Rafael Albuquerque (Batman, American Vampire), whom Millar previously worked on the popular comic-book Huck. This is also the second comic book franchise since Mark Millar joined Netflix. The Magic Order previously hit stands on June 13th of this year and became the biggest selling new comic-book franchise in nearly 20 years. (more...)

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