Parallel Worlds

On the studio floor before you is an incendiary rock and roll band, all of them masters of their craft. Their commission: To compose the soundtrack for a romance movie with a classic Hollywood happy ending.

But something goes wrong. As the band nears the end of the soundtrack session the unexplainable happens. They discover that their music has sabotaged the happy ending of the film. Some how, some way, a mysterious parallel has been made between the love torn lead singers on stage and the troubled romance on the silver screen. Through the power of their music, will the band be able to restore the happy ending and bring the film's lovebirds back together?

This is a rock show unlike anything you've ever seen - blending film, music and live performance into a brand new rock music experience.

Schedule

Ars Nova

(New York, NY)
511 W. 54th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016
Centaur Theatre opens its 48th season with Constellations, winner of London's Evening Standard Best Play Award and written by British wunderkind, Nick Payne. Running from October 4 to 30, 2016, this quirky tale of two people finding love in multi-universes, which made waves on both sides of the Atlantic in London's West End (2012) and on Broadway (2015), is directed by the accomplished Canadian director, former Artistic Director of the NAC English Theatre and recent META nominee, Peter Hinton.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017
Parrot Poet Productions has just announced the New York Off-Broadway multimedia musical debut of Parallel Worlds, A New Rock Music Experience by writer/composer Brandon Beckner, songwriter/lyricist Steve Sobel, and Director Jimmy Maize (Tectonic Theater Project) at Ars Nova, Theatre 11 on September 25, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014
Game of Thrones is on hiatus, which means there's an opportunity to explore new fantasy series while you wait (and wait, and wait, and wait) for the next volume in George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series.
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - Sep 12, 2016
The Montreal English theatre season is picking up again with the Segal Centre's My Name Is Asher Lev which opened over the weekend. The adaptation of Chaim Potok's 1972 novel follows the story of a young Jewish man whose artistic talent separates him from his traditional family and threatens his relationship with community and faith. My Name is Asher Lev runs from Sept. 11 to Oct. 2 with tickets starting at $45.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016
Since 2012, OUT LOUD Theatre has grown into an experimental and movement oriented ensemble, rooted in creating visceral and immersive experiences with creative and innovative artists. Located in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island and currently acting as one of The Mathewson Street Collaborative's 2017 Artists in Residence, OUT LOUD announces it's upcoming Season 5: 'THAT WAY MADNESS LIES'.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016
Centaur Theatre opens its 48th season with Constellations, winner of London's Evening Standard Best Play Award and written by British wunderkind, Nick Payne. Running from October 4 to 30, 2016, this quirky tale of two people finding love in multi-universes, which made waves on both sides of the Atlantic in London's West End (2012) and on Broadway (2015), is directed by the accomplished Canadian director, former Artistic Director of the NAC English Theatre and recent META nominee, Peter Hinton.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015
by Misha Davenport - Oct 13, 2015
Old Flash Jay Garrick meets THE FLASH and it's awesome!
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - Oct 10, 2016
Every choice you make has the potential for a different, life-altering outcome.
by Movies News Desk - Nov 6, 2017
The gathering honored the legacy of novelist Philip K. Dick with over 40 presentations of independent science fiction films, ?seven of which were commended for their advances in cinematic excellence. The festival was held in Cologne, Germany at Filmclub 813 e.V. from October 27-28, 2017 and in Lille, France at L'Hybride from November 2-3, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016
Canadian Stage hosts an immersive party inspired by Nick Payne's play Constellations. Montreal's Scientists for Love (SummerWorks Festival, CBC) will take guests through sensory and social experiments designed to confront not only parallel worlds, but the infinite opportunity of the universe. Part social experiment, part performance art and culminating in a massive dance party - participants are in for an unconventional and unforgettable evening.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016
Canadian Stage hosts an immersive party inspired by Nick Payne's play Constellations. Montreal's Scientists for Love (SummerWorks Festival, CBC) will take guests through sensory and social experiments designed to confront not only parallel worlds, but the infinite opportunity of the universe. Part social experiment, part performance art and culminating in a massive dance party - participants are in for an unconventional and unforgettable evening.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017
A multi-award winning dance music event, We Are FSTVL has grown year upon year, proving itself as one of the biggest players on the dance festival circuit since its inception in 2013.
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016
Parrot Poet Productions presents the world premiere of PARALLEL WORLDS: A NEW ROCK MUSIC EXPERIENCE throughout all four weekends in June. Created by Brandon Beckner with stage direction by Matthew McCray, attendees can expect a powerful live rock concert, a bold theatrical stage play, and an epic big-screen love story, all harmoniously blended with one another to take its audience on a mind-bending, musical journey through Parallel Worlds. It has been described as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind meets Pink Floyd's The Wall." 
by Sarah Hookey - May 15, 2019
On Friday, June 14, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson visits with his new novel FALL, a wildly inventive and entertaining science fiction thriller-Paradise Lost by way of Philip K. Dick-that unfolds in the near future, in parallel worlds.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015
'Maya: Initiate 39' A Tale of Struggle and Triumph of Maya By Chimezie Ihekuna Author: Mr. Ben The book, 'Maya: Initiate 39' was officially released on February 26, 2015 by Linkville Press, situated in Klamath Falls, Oregon USA. It links children's fiction to adult fiction in terms of family issues in a way that keeps readers glued to the pages. It also combines historical and crime fiction. The story explores the plight of Maya taking a journey coming from a broken home since her mother left, ending up with the dreaded juvenile cult, the Alternative Lifestyle Club, popularly known as the ALC, and then growing up into a standup woman. What happened between the period when Maya was under the watchful eyes of a broken home and when she became a standup woman? '...Growing up with only her father raising her, she was easy to brainwash into thinking she what she was being trained to do was for her and finding her destiny. After doing many things she would regret she realized that what she was doing was wrong and wanted to make a change.' -Ella Though its Kindle version is still in progress, 'Maya: Initiate 39' can be purchased on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Baker and Taylor. More sales outlets will be added in the near future. The cover art was designed by Andrea Dorris; edited by Kathy Ree and formatted by Riley Guyer. Mr. Ben is an indie author who has published several books as Winds of Change, Life's Twists, Life In Space, The Blueprint, Amy.W.com and The Limitation of Man's Love, The Greatness of God's Love with EBG247 (ebg247.com), an online self-publishing platform, based in Texas, USA. Anticipating then release of his second book at Linkville Press, 'The World We Live In', a collection of short stories, Mr. Ben is currently working on two books: Chloe's Parallel Worlds and Claire's Time Travel for Change. He is a contributor to Believer Life Magazine, a popular digital Christian magazine. Specially called a G.A.N.G writer, Mr. Ben's works tends to one thing: Generally Appreciating Notable Genres For more information and inquiries, contact Mr. Ben Email:mrbenisreal@gmail.com Baker & Taylor, Inc. www.btol.com btmssubmissions@btol.com It will be available on Linkville's website soonest (http://linkvillepress.wix.com/home). Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1508628483/ref=mp_s_a_1_1... On Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/maya-mr-ben/1121303219?ean=9781508628484
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016
The DC Moore Gallery announced two exhibitions opening Today, March 31 from 6-8pm, featuring the work of Barbara Takenaga and Darren Waterston. Scroll down for more information.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018
Listen/share the new EELS' song “Bone Dry” HERE. The track follows the recent release of “Premonition,” both songs are from the new EELS album The Deconstruction, out April 6 on E Works/[PIAS]. Listen to “Premonition” HERE and pre-order the album HERE.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2016
The DC Moore Gallery announced two exhibitions opening Thursday, March 31 from 6-8pm, featuring the work of Barbara Takenaga and Darren Waterston. Scroll down for more information.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2018
On February 9th, 'Bomb City' stars and punk icon CJ Ramone gathered in Los Angeles for a premiere and sold out theatrical release of the critically acclaimed and highly anticipated movie 'Bomb City'.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016
Artistic and Executive Director, Roy Surette, assures that theatre lovers will be SWEPT AWAY by Centaur Theatre's 48th season.
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2018
EELS' new song “Premonition” is premiering today. Listen/share HERE. The new track comes from the highly-anticipated new album The Deconstruction, out April 6 on E Works/[PIAS]. 
by Movies News Desk - Jun 6, 2017
Disney·Pixar's COCO, a multi-generational story about the power of family relationships, features characters from the Land of the Living, and their loved ones who've moved on to the Land of the Dead.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
See opera differently at Grimeborn. 'East London's ... irreverent and influential festival of new opera' (Time Out) is back for its 11th year with 14 exciting productions at the Arcola Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2018
The Santa Paula Theater Center will present Nick Payne's time-bending CONSTELLATIONS from June 22 through July 29 on its Main Stage at 125. South 7th Street, in historic downtown Santa Paula. Performances are Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm and Sunday matinees at 4 pm. Tickets are $24.00 for adults, Seniors/Students $22.00. Reservations may be made online at www.santapaulatheatercenter.org or by calling our Box Office at 805.525.4645
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
The National Theatre of Scotland returns to the Edinburgh Festivals in 2019, with a programme that includes two world premieres at the Edinburgh International Festival, a special event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and new artist development opportunities as part of the Company's Engine Room programme.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
Capping off a triumphant North American headline run with a performance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, (watch below) EELS will begin their European tour onJune 17 at the Mayfeld Derby Festival in Mannheim, Germany. Further dates include shows in London, Amsterdam, Glasgow, Paris, and Barcelona. See below for full tour details.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
The Santa Paula Theater Center will present Nick Payne's time-bending  CONSTELLATIONS from June 22 through July 29 on its Main Stage at 125. South 7th Street, in historic downtown Santa Paula. Performances are Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm and Sunday matinees at 4 pm. Tickets are $24.00 for adults, Seniors/Students $22.00. Reservations may be made online at www.santapaulatheatercenter.org or by calling our Box Office at 805.525.4645
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Take 100+ improv actors from 18 countries,* add 50 performances across three theatre venues and what do you get? A lot of laughter!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017
See opera differently at Grimeborn. 'East London's ... irreverent and influential festival of new opera' (Time Out) is back for its 11th year with 14 exciting productions at the Arcola Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
Immersive dining pioneers Gingerline launch a brand-new, five-course, palate twisting, interactive, multi-dimensional dining adventure...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
Theater for the New City's award-winning Street Theater Company will open its 42nd annual tour August 4 with 'SHAME! Or The Doomsday Machine,' a rip-roaring musical in which the Theory of Relativity explains modern politics. Free performances will tour closed-off streets, parks and playgrounds throughout the five boroughs until September 16. Book, lyrics and direction are by Crystal Field; the musical score is composed and arranged by Joseph Vernon Banks. (Schedule follows at bottom of this document.)
by Lauren Gienow - Jul 19, 2015
Stratford Festival's Production of POSSIBLE WORLDS, directed by Mitchell Cushman, opened at the Studio Theatre this week. I had the opportunity to see this play one day early, during its very last preview performance. I can assure you that this play is unlike anything else you will at the Stratford Festival this season. Thought-provoking, imaginative, and at times bizarre, this play may not be everyone's cup of tea, but anyone who sees it will certainly exit the theatre with an appreciation for the talented cast and crew who brought it to life. They will also likely find themselves thinking about it for the duration of the evening.
by Review Roundups - Jul 17, 2018
Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again! Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than $600 million around the world, you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. Let's see what the critics had to say...
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Continuing the celebration of the release of their latest album The Deconstruction, EELSwill tour across the U.S. this spring, with a headline run kicking off April 21 in Boulder, CO with further shows in Minneapolis, Boston, Chicago, New York, Nashville and more. The band will then make their way to Europe for a summer run starting in Zurichon August 14. See below for full tour details, purchase tickets HERE. More dates TBA.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018
High school and college students looking for straight talk and advice from people who have been there and done that namely, their elders are invited to attend and participate in Pearls of Wisdom, a free series of timely conversations hosted by the Community Engagement Department of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018
The Deconstruction, the new album from EELS, is set for release April 6 via E Works/PIAS. Listen to the title track from the album, the twelfth from the long-running rock outfit and their first in four years,
by Mark C. Lloyd - Feb 29, 2016
BWW Interviews: Writer Joel Lesses
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2017
Following last year's success, Telemundo announced the production kick off for the new season of SIN SENOS SI HAY PARAISO starring Carmen Villalobos as “Catalina “la grande,” the character that started it all. Also starring alongside Villalobos are Fabián Ríos, Catherine Siachoque, Majida Issa and Carolina Gaitán.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017
The Jewish Museum will present visual artist, musician, composer, and performer Charlemagne Palestine in concert at The Church of the Heavenly Rest on Thursday, March 16, at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018
On February 9th, 'Bomb City' stars and punk icon CJ Ramone gathered in Los Angeles for a premiere and sold out theatrical release of the critically acclaimed and highly anticipated movie 'Bomb City'.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018
PITTSBURGH CLO is pleased to welcome a collection of writing teams from across the country to Pittsburgh for the inaugural SPARK festival in March. These teams were chosen from a highly-selective submissions process and will have the opportunity to rehearse and revise their work in residencies ranging from two days to three weeks. SPARK will provide dramaturgy and production resources to 10 new musicals at all stages of development, in addition to the world premiere of UP AND AWAY. As a part of the development period, eight of the musicals will receive public presentations through which the writing teams can gather audience insights and focus their intentions for the next phase of development. A major initiative of Pittsburgh CLO's recently completed Next Generation Capital Campaign, SPARK is designed to cultivate new and innovative work from emerging and established musical theater artists. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019
Vancouver TheatreSportsTM (VTS) is honoured to be hosting the 2019 International Theatresports Institute Festival, taking place this fall from Tuesday, October 15 to Sunday, October 20 on Granville Island at VTS' home theatre The Improv Centre, as well as the The Waterfront Theatre and The Nest (with the exception of El Jaguar, which takes place on a bus). Single Tickets, Group Tickets, and Festival Passes are on sale now at www.vtsl.com. Prices range from $7 to $35 for Single Tickets and $49 to $220 for various Festival Passes. For groups of 10 or more people, a 10% discount will be offered. Early Bird pricing will be in effect until September 19. Full Festival ticketing details are now available online at www.vtsl.com. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
The origin of 'Heartless' had its roots in the personal relationships developed during the production of 'A Few Good Men.' earlier this year six residents from the IDOC (Indiana Department of Corrections) Reentry Center earned a role in the play and were also an integral part of the marching Marine Corps.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018
The Deconstruction, the new album from EELS, is set for release April 6 via E Works/PIAS. Listen to the title track from the album, the twelfth from the long-running rock outfit and their first in four years,
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017
Following a sell out show at Waterloo East Theatre and rave reviews at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe, Liam O'Rafferty's debut musical 'Paper Hearts' transfers to 'Upstairs at the Gatehouse' from 2nd to 20th May 2017, before embarking on a tour to Germany in the summer. Set in an independent high-street bookshop, this highly up-lifting new British musical is about passion and finding your place in the world - a world amongst books. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
EELS return today with new single, “You Are The Shining Light”, and corresponding video directed byDavid Horsburgh, illustrated by Teresa Gasco, and animated by Ivan Xavier, Thanos Kousis, and Alexandre Belbari. Watch the video below!