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3806 Four Mile Run Drive
Arlington, VA,

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Based on the film Passione d'Amore directed by Ettore Scola

Based on the novel Fosca by I. U. Tarchetti

PASSION, winner of 4 Tony Awards including Best Music and Lyrics, Best Book, and Best Musical, features music and lyrics by the acclaimed Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Company, Follies, Into The Woods, Gypsy) and book by James Lapine (Falsettos, Into The Woods, Sunday In The Park With George).

PASSION opened on Broadway in 1994, and received its London revival in 2010 at the Donmar Warehouse as part of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday celebrations.

Stephen Sondheim's PASSION revolves around a handsome Italian solider, Giorgio, separated from his beautiful mistress, who is shattered and ultimately changed by the unconditional and obsessive love of Fosca, his Colonel's chronically ill and plain cousin. Her unrelenting passions force him to re-evaluate his beliefs about love and attraction between two human beings.

BWW Interview: Jess LeProtto on the humor and heart of HELLO, DOLLY!
by Emily McClanathan - Oct 20, 2018

After performing in HELLO, DOLLY! on Broadway, Jess LeProtto currently stars as Barnaby Tucker in the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning revival. In advance of the tour's four-week engagement at Broadway in Chicago's Oriental Theatre, I spoke with Jess about taking this heart-warming, hilarious Broadway hit on the road. (more...)

Wilderman Shares New Album ARTIFACE Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Wilderman's new album, Artiface, is out today, October 19. With a nod from Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste via Instagram, saying Wilderman is 'so good,' the LP debuted on Spotify and will soon be everywhere. (more...)

Introducing the New Age Author-preneur Slym Debuts Her Amazing Book...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018


The 5th Announces 4 Inaugural First Draft Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre proudly announces that four writing teams representing womxn, gender non-conforming and non-binary voices have been selected to receive a First Draft Commission (a commission that will support writers solely through the development of the first draft of their script) following the inaugural First Draft: Raise Your Voice Story Summit. The commissioned teams will have one year to complete a first draft of their script with the support of The 5th Avenue Theatre. At the end of the cycle, The 5th will produce a one-week reading with a final presentation in New York City, giving the commissioned teams the opportunity to showcase their work to national industry leaders. (more...)

I-Hao Lee Joins Music Institute's Academy Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

The Music Institute of Chicago announces the appointment of noteworthy violinist I-Hao Lee, who joins a group of esteemed faculty members at the Academy, a training center for gifted pre-college musicians. Lee also teaches at The Juilliard School's Pre-College Division and DePaul University's School of Music. (more...)

Nikki Vianna Releases Debut Single DONE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Nikki Vianna, a bombshell singer/songwriter hailing from New York City, has released her debut solo single “Done” – available today via Atlantic Records with a stunning video companion. Produced by Frequency (Bebe Rexha, French Montana) and co-written by Nikki herself, “Done” fuses Vianna's soaring vocals and confident delivery with a beat that ensures the track becomes a pop playlist staple. (more...)

VIDEO: Trailer For Signature Theater's BILLY ELLIOT in DC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the trailer for Signature Theater's Billy Elliot the Musical directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's Passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award® winner Elton John was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. Billy Elliot the Musical will run from October 30, 2018 - January 6, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko Appoints Randy Taradash New Creative Director and General Manager
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Today, Hotel Nikko San Francisco Vice President and General Manager Anna Marie Presutti and Michael Feinstein named Randy Taradash as Creative Director and General Manager of Feinstein's at the Nikko. Taradash joins Feinstein's at the Nikko after serving over 19 years at American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco's premier non-profit theater organization. Taradash's appointment with Feinstein's at the Nikko will commence on November 12, 2018. (more...)

Bailey Contemporary Arts Presents AB-'STRAKT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) is proud to take viewers on a journey into the inner worlds of abstract art, featuring authentic representations of nature, feelings and emotions. The Pompano Beach venue is showcasing the exhibit ab-?strakt in the main gallery featuring artists Diana Font, Monica Kassan and Jill Lefkowtiz from November 2 through December 22, 2018. In the Blooming Bean Gallery, a solo exhibit of Amanda Curtiellas' free flowing abstract paintings are  on display until December 1, 2018. (more...)

Jay Rowe To Feature Original Music At The MAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Jay Rowe is both a local hero and a world renowned musician and composer. Each year, Jay organizes a jazz concert to benefit Milford's music education in order to give back to the community that gave him a nudge in the right direction. And now the MAC wants to give back to Jay by celebrating his original music in a special concert that features his talents to the fullest. (more...)

13th Annual Latin American Cultural Week(s) Brings Theater, Music, Dance, Film, Literature, & Visual Arts Events to New York City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR), founded in 1984 by Uruguayan-born pianist Polly Ferman, now Artistic Director of PAMAR, presents the 13th Annual Latin American Cultural Week(s) (LACW), November 13 through 21, 2018. (Additional events precede & follow official dates.) In support of the #MeToo #Yo Tambien movement, we feature women artists of the Americas. Polly Ferman, states 'I don't know the figures of how many women do not have their rights or are not recognized in Latin America or in the U.S., but one woman not respected or appreciated is too much. That's why we feature this year Latin American Women in the Arts, and support the #MeToo #YoTambien movement.' (more...)

The Wayward Artist Presents CORPUS CHRISTI By Terrence McNally
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Blasphemy! Sacrilege! Heresy! Terrence McNally's Passion play recounts the birth, death, and resurrection of a young gay man living in Corpus Christi, Texas, scandalizing communities near and far when it first premiered in 1998. Experience the powerful story of Joshua who, different from other boys because of his homosexuality, grows up in isolation and torment. Fleeing his home, he gathers a group of disciples who are drawn to his radical message of love and tolerance. Despite his message of equality, he will suffer the same fate as Jesus who also sought to change a wayward community-its arrogance, its ignorance, and its complacency. (more...)

Marisa Maino Shares New Single EVER YOUNG
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Pop sensation Marisa Maino's new single “Ever Young” is now available to stream and purchase. The first release since previous single “Boy Toy,” “Ever Young” proves Maino's still a vibrant talent and force - someone that understands how to speak to her fanbase in a way that's slightly quirky but always appealing and relatable. Fans got an exclusive first listen of the track yesterday (10/18) with Direct Lyrics, who called the track 'super catchy and totally relatable.'  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At Andrea Lynn Green And Michael Raver In MTC Mainstage's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Andrea Lynn Green (The Home Place) and Michael Raver (Death Comes For The War Poets) will star in Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage's stunning and intimate production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, directed by Artistic Director Kevin Connors. (more...)

Tom Bergeron Announces Winners of Student Production Awards
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Winners of the 3rd Annual competition of The National Student Production Awards were announced at Emerson College in Los Angeles, CA, today, hosted by television personality, Tom Bergeron. The Foundation of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) presents this competition annually which includes 23 programming and craft categories honoring student productions from across the country. The event was live streamed on the Academy's social media channels and website.   (more...)

The York Theatre Company Presents Reading Of New Musical TYRANTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the rediscovery of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed NEO Reading Series, an ever-growing, one-of-a-kind program dedicated to helping and propelling new, emerging, and outstanding musical theatre writers, in association with Penn State Musical Theatre, will present a staged reading of the new musical Tyrants, with music and lyrics by 2017-2018 NEO writer Alexander Sage Oyen and book by S.P. Monahan (Diva: Live From Hell) for ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Gustavo Dudamel To Receive 25th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that the inspired Music and Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, has been selected to receive the 25th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize in recognition of his ongoing achievements as a conductor and an advocate for music education. Established in 1994 through the will of legendary stage and screen actress Lillian Gish, known as the First Lady of Cinema, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize is one of the most prestigious honors given to artists in the United States and bears one of the largest cash awards, currently valued at approximately $250,000. (more...)

VIDEO: Jenna Bush Hager Reveals She Auditioned for LES MISERABLES as a Child
by Stage Tube - Oct 18, 2018

Jenna Bush Hager recently got to experience her first time on a Broadway stage when she joined the cast of Chicago earlier this week. While discussing the experience on The Today Show, she revealed that she had actually wanted to be a Broadway star when she was young, even auditioning for the role of Little Cosette in Les Miserables multiple times as a child. She joked about being her repeated rejection, describing herself as a 'well-fed, tan Texan,' and stating that she could neither sing nor dance as a child. (more...)

Isagenix Legacy Foundation Now Accepting Its First Grant Applications
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Isagenix Legacy Foundation is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications for its first round of grants. Applicants must be U.S.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that further the Foundation's mission in its three focus areas: healthy nutrition for underserved children, wellness education for all, and aid for those affected by natural disasters. Nonprofits can apply online, and the application deadline is Nov. 15. (more...)

Country Music Icon Martina McBride Entertains From The Kitchen On New Food Network Series Martina's Table
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

As a music megastar, Martina McBride has entertained fans with her songs for years, becoming country music royalty. Now, she is giving Food Network viewers a glimpse of how she entertains at home, sharing her recipes and cooking tips that make her the queen of the kitchen on the new series Martina's Table, premiering on Sunday, November 18 th at 12pm ET/PT. Outside the studio, Martina finds creative inspiration creating perfect menus and preparing meals for her family and close friends Sheryl Crow, Faith Hill, and Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman. Whether it's a birthday celebration for one of her daughters or a buffet-style menu catered for her band and road crew, Martina's Table is a place where tasty memories are made. Martina's Table is produced by Nashville based company Heart Bridge Media. (more...)

THE CAPITAL GRILLE Presents Wagyu and Wine to Delight Guests Now Through November 18
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 18, 2018

The Capital Grille has done it again! On the heels of their ever-popular 'The Generous Pour' comes another fine wine lover's event, 'Wagyu and Wine' now through November 18. (more...)

Designer David Korins Collaborates With USC Shoah Foundation For Creative Direction On Museum Experiences
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

USC Shoah Foundation-The Institute for Visual History and Education (USC Shoah Foundation) announced a collaboration with David Korins Design-whose founder David Korins is the critically acclaimed designer behind Broadway smash hits Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen-to bring USC Shoah Foundation content into museums and other organizational spaces for public exhibitions. As such, Korins will work as Creative Director for each collaborative exhibit, providing design leadership in the work with museums to display USC Shoah Foundation content, programs, and innovative storytelling technology. (more...)

BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF National Tour Previews at The Landmark Theatre
by Natasha Ashley - Oct 18, 2018

The US national tour of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof has begun its short preview run at the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse, New York, kicking off the Famous Artists Broadway Theater Series: Broadway in Syracuse. The opening night performance of this familiar favorite was beautifully performed, highly emotional, and showcased some incredible talent. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Bids Farewell to Alida Szabo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced today that after 20 years of service to the Theater, Director of Audience Development Alida Szabo will be stepping down from her role at the end of the year. (more...)

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces $2.3 Million Surplus
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) held its Annual General Meeting today, announcing that the TSO ended the 2018 fiscal year with a surplus of $2.3 million. Board Chair Catherine Beck and Chief Executive Officer Matthew Loden outlined a series of initiatives over the past year that have focused the institution's forward momentum, bringing new financial stability and artistic vitality to the TSO. With the recent appointment of Gustavo Gimeno as its new Music Director starting in the 2020/21 season, and with today's announcement of the revenue surplus, the TSO has strengthened its position and is on track to complete multi-year strategic initiatives and continue delivering dynamic musical programs across Toronto. (more...)

Colburn School Names Nate Zeisler Dean For Community Initiatives
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Sel Kardan, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Colburn School, announced the appointment of Nate Zeisler to the position of Dean for Community Initiatives. Zeisler, who has held the position Director of Community Engagement at Colburn School since 2010, will continue to direct the school's community engagement and career development initiatives under the umbrella of a newly formed Center for Innovation and Community Impact. (more...)

The Filigree Theatre Presents The Closing Weekend Of MISS JULIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Filigree Theatre, Austin's independent, women-led theatre company, will close out the first show of its 2018-19 slate with the final three performances of MISS JULIE. Starring Shonagh Smith ("Julie"), Brennan Patrick ("Jean") and Diana Rose ("Kristine"), August Strindberg's classic play is directed by Elizabeth V. Newman and produced by Stephanie Moore. The third and final weekend of the show run Thursday, October 18 - Saturday, October 20 at The Mastrogeorge Theatre (130 Pedernales St.) in Austin, TX. Tickets for the closing weekend of MISS JULIE are on sale now at (more...)

BWW Review: LA TRAVIATA at Grand Théâtre
by David Sousa Lopes - Oct 18, 2018

When they tell you that Verdi's La Traviata is coming to town, you cannot expect anything other than a sold out show. The acclaimed theatre and visual artist Robert Wilson was responsible for the staging and lighting and, as usual, he helped to create a show that was absolutely unique. (more...)

Ruben Studdard & Clay Aiken Ring in the Holidays on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken join forces for a monumental, one-of-a-kind Holiday spectacular Broadway show.  Meghan McCain took to "The View" today to make the exclusive announcement of the limited run show which had the audience and viewers thrilled and feeling the holiday spirit!  (more...)

Announcing The Winners Of The 2018 CAG Competition
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The 2018 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition culminated Wednesday evening, October 17, at CAG's Winners' Showcase Concert, featuring performances by the winners of the annual international competition. (more...)

Ethnic Community Dance Groups Join RDT For The Continuation Of MANIFEST DIVERSITY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Repertory Dance Theatre, the nation's oldest and most successful modern dance repertory company, continues their 53rd season of MANIFEST DIVERSITY with a community collaboration -- MOSAIC, November 15-17, 2018.  (more...)

The Wallis Presents Playwright-Actor Keith A. Wallace's THE BITTER GAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

THE BITTER GAME,  a 'high-impact' immersive theater experience ripe with pain, poetry, and laughter that explores the experience of being black in America, debuts at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, November 14 through Saturday, November 17, 2018, outdoors on The Wallis' Promenade Terrace. (more...)

Shakespeare Uncovered Concludes with Six New Stories Behind Shakespeare's Greatest Plays, Continuing 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The fascinating history behind Shakespeare's greatest plays continues with a third series of Shakespeare Uncovered, premiering Fridays, October 12-26 on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day at and on PBS apps. The ambitious series concludes with celebrated new hosts Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Romola Garai, Brian Cox, Simon Russell Beale and Sir Antony Sher, who seamlessly weave their personal Passions with history, biography, iconic performances and new analysis to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's famous works. The final season investigates “Much Ado About Nothing,” “The Merchant of Venice,” “Measure for Measure,” “Julius Caesar,” “The Winter's Tale” and “Richard III.”  (more...)

Laura Benanti, Idina Menzel, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Among Stars Singing for Family Reunification on Album SINGING YOU HOME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Multiple award-winning artists will join forces to release a new bilingual children's album. Singing You Home - Children's Songs for Family Reunification, to be released through all digital music and streaming providers on Friday, October 26, will feature tracks from Lin-Manuel Miranda & Mandy Gonzalez, Josh Groban & Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald & Jason Robert Brown, Kristin Chenoweth, Cynthia Erivo, Laura Benanti & Isabella Preston and Ingrid Michaelson & Ana Villafañe (more...)

Traverse Theatre Company's ULSTER AMERICAN Returns For A Strictly Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Following a sold-out world premiere run as part of Traverse Festival 2018, one of the most talked-about shows of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Ulster American - a Traverse Theatre Company production - is set to return to the Traverse for a strictly limited run of 11 performances from 20 February-2 March 2019. These are currently the only planned Scottish dates for the show in 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: THE FALL at Studio Theatre Must Be Seen
by Sam Abney - Oct 18, 2018

Every now and then, a show comes along that is an undeniable "must-watch." The reasons for such a status may vary but the final verdict is unmistakable: the performance cannot be missed. With The Fall, Studio Theatre has such a scenario on their hands. This 80-minute performance, brought to D.C. by The Baxter Theatre Centre at the University of Cape Town, flies by so quickly that I didn't want it to end. (more...)

Skate-Funk & Soul Duo The Jack Moves Releases RED LIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

'Red Lights' is the infectious fourth single from Newark, NJ-based skate funk & soul duo The Jack Moves and can be heard HERE. The new album from Zee Desmondes and Teddy Powell, Free Money,  (more...)

Kellogg Partners With GLAAD For Spirit Day, Launching 'All Together' Cereal
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Kellogg Company firmly believes in equity and inclusion in the workplace, marketplace and in the communities where we work and live. Continuing its commitment to inclusion, Kellogg is again partnering with GLAAD as an official sponsor of Spirit Day, the largest, most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world. Kellogg, its brands, and employees, are 'going purple', the color of spirit on the rainbow flag, to stand up to bullying and show support for LGBTQ youth. (more...)

Breaking: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Will Play Final Off-Broadway Performance Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Producers Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel and Tom Viertel announced today that Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller, the all-new incarnation of the record breaking Broadway hit, will close on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The show will have played 20 previews and 121 performances at Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street). Previews began on Friday, July 6 and the production officially opened on Sunday, July 22. (more...)

CINDERELLA: A Merry Magical Pantomime Comes to Royal Canadian Legion
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Something exciting is returning to Toronto's East End this holiday season: Torrent Productions is thrilled to announce that CINDERELLA: A Merry Magical Pantomime premieres at the Royal Canadian Legion #1/42 (Coxwell Ave at Gerrard St East) opening on Friday, December 21st at 7pm. CINDERELLA runs for 12 shows only until December 30th, 2018. Tickets are available via 1-800-838-3006,, or at the door.    (more...)

Scottsdale Arts Offers Discounts For Veterans
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts are celebrating veterans this November. These promotions are a part of the Scottsdale Arts veteran and active military outreach program that visitors can take advantage of throughout the month. (more...)

Melissa Errico Sings Sondheim At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

After multiple sold-out engagements at Feinstein's/54 Below, as well as in London and Washington DC over the last year, Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer Melissa Errico returns to Broadway's Living Room! (more...)

Ballet Tribute To David Bowie Comes to ABT This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Alberta Bair Theater's First Interstate Bank Fox Series continues with Complexions Contemporary Ballet's "Bach to Bowie" on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m.  A truncated performance, part of ABT's Valley Federal Credit Union Student Matinee Series, begins at 12:30. (more...)

Exclusive Preview Performance Introduces Barter Theatre¹s 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Barter Theatre officials announced today its 2019 season lineup during an exclusive event highlighting select excerpts from various upcoming productions. The event included the details of 16 diverse shows planned for 2019 with the theme of Love, Laughter, and Passion. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Comes to STAR Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

STAR Repertory Theatre, winner of the 2014-2017 San Diego A-List for Best Theatre Group, is San Diego's premier community theatre company. STAR Rep is proud to present their first paid actor adult production of ?JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, in their newly renovated theatre in the heart of Historic Downtown Escondido November 2-11, 2018. (more...)

Portland Stage Will Stage the World Premiere of REFUGE MALJA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Portland Stage will stage the World Premiere of Refuge Malja by Bess Welden with Arabic Translation by Ali Al-Mshakheel begins Oct 30 through Nov 18, opens for reviewers Friday Nov 2, 2018. When a Jewish-American war photographer feels compelled to assist a young refugee who steps in front of her camera, she calls an old friend to translate but hesitates to reveal why she is so drawn to the boy. This poetic, decade-spanning drama explores how we each define and find our own malja (refuge). Affiliate Artist Bess Welden's Refuge Malja was developed as part of the 2017 Little Festival of the Unexpected and was subsequently workshopped in the Studio Series in January of 2018. Refuge Malja is made possible with support from the Maine Humanities Council and the Maine Arts Commission. (more...)

DIY Network to Premiere HERITAGE HUNTERS
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

San Francisco-based salvage expert Michael “Bug” Deakin and his team of craftsmen hunt for history-rich materials to repurpose into timeless pieces for clients' homes in the new DIY Network series Heritage Hunters. Premiering on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, Bug transforms reclaimed wood from forgotten centuries-old structures. He finds valuable materials such as redwood board-and-batten walls, oak wine staves from a local winery and fragments of hand-hewn Amish barns. From these fragments he creates beautiful kitchen islands, dining tables, porch spindles and exposed beams for ceilings.   (more...)

Liz Brasher Releases New Single LOVE FEATS, Plus Announces Debut Album On Fat Possum Records In 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Following a breakout year for Liz Brasher, including cross country tours with rock and roll legends The Psychedelic Furs and The Zombies as well as Red Wanting Blue, today she's announced her follow up to the Outcast EP from earlier this year with a debut full-length album coming on Fat Possum Records January 18th, 2019. Today sees the first taste of the new album with 'Love Feasts' before Brasher heads back on the road with The Psychedelic Furs for an east coast run this fall. Speaking to the single Brasher says 'Love Feasts' is a stream of subconsciousness that came out of me in maybe 10 minutes. It was fast. I had been reading poetry, the book of Jude, and doing a lot of self-reflecting. In turn, it came out as a mixture of beautiful imagery wrapped in darkness. It's not about any one particular thing. It's a song you can look at from different perspectives and still find new meaning over time. At its core it begs the listener to be watchful of who they let in to their intimate space. It also asks them to always forgive when they have been wronged (the inevitable). To undergo purification, reconciliation, and ultimately completely letting go of what has happened.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: Eryc Taylor Dance Grants New Choreographers a Chance to Shine
by Cindy Sibilsky - Oct 17, 2018


MUSE/IQUE'S Uncorked Series Kicks Off with CAR/TUNES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena's pioneering live music organization, kicks off its signature Uncorked series with CAR/TUNES, an intimate evening of iconic car songs and conversation on Sunday, October 28, 2018. In the MUSE/IQUE tradition of (more...)

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