Pieces of Eight 1959

Opened: September 24, 1959

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Julien's Auctions Nets $4 Million & New World Record With Marilyn Monroe Pucci Dress, Burial Crypt
by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 31, 2024

Julien's Auctions sets a new world record with the sale of Marilyn Monroe's Pucci dress and burial crypt, netting over $4 million in their Playboy Hefner x Marilyn Monroe event.

London Theatre Week - See over 50 Award-Winning Musicals and Plays with Tickets from £15, £25 or £35
by Team BWW - Feb 20, 2024

London Theatre Week is the West End’s biggest promotion, giving you the chance to see over 50 amazing award-winning musicals and stunning plays with tickets from £15, £25 or £35

Princess Diana Engagement Photo, Audrey Hepburn's CHARADE Coat, and More Heading to Julien's Auctions
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 25, 2023

Find out what's headed to auction with “JULIEN'S AUCTIONS AND TCM PRESENT: HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS” taking place Thursday, December 14th, Friday, December 15th, Saturday, December 16th and Sunday, December 17th in Beverly Hills and online here!

Sydney Festival Launches 2024 Program
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2023

The mainstay of Sydney’s high summer season, Sydney Festival, sails back this January with a first class line-up of World Premieres, extraordinary immersive experiences, cutting-edge public art, Australian exclusives, free events, trailblazing First Nations programming and an epic live music offering. 

Over 80 Festivals, Concerts, Shows & Exhibits Are Coming to Philadelphia This Spring and Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2023

When they say there's nothing to do this weekend - they definitely do not mean Philadelphia! The guide to spring and summer will keep you busy every single weekend for the new three months - and give tourists over 80 reasons to visit Philly in 2023. 

BMOP/sound Releases Carlos Surinach: Acrobat of Gods
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2023

Known as the nation's foremost label launched by an orchestra and devoted exclusively to new music, Grammy Award-winning BMOP/sound Releases Carlos Surinach: Acrobat of Gods, the debut recording of three Martha Graham ballets by Spanish-American composer Carlos Surinach. Within a decade of arriving to the United States in the 1950s,

St. Ann's Warehouse & Afro Latin Jazz Announce FANDANGO AT THE WALL Free Concert in Brooklyn Bridge Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

After reopening its Brooklyn waterfront theater last fall, St. Ann’s Warehouse is launching its second post-shutdown season with a continuation of large-scale outdoor performance and public art presentations that address urgent humanitarian issues.

BWW Interview: Debbie Wileman of HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY JUDY GARLAND!
by Stephen Mosher - May 31, 2022

What started as a way to reach people during the pandemic has turned into a blessing for singing actress Debbie Wileman, as well as the throngs of fans she picked up along the way. Debbie discusses her big adventure with Broadway World Cabaret.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Team for RAISIN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2022

 Skylight Music Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for Raisin, running April 8-24, 2022. Raisin is an uplifting musical adaptation of the award-winning play, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry. Raisin won the 1974 Tony Award and the 1975 Grammy Award for Best Musical.

WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED] 2, CLYBOURNE PARK, and More Set For Park Theatre's Spring 2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2021

Almost 40 celebrities will take to the Park200 stage completely unrehearsed to play the Inspector in a brand new farcical whodunnit as part of a vital fundraiser for Park Theatre in February and March 2022.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Announces Spring 2021 Digital Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2021

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center has announced their Spring season of digital offerings from April 1 to July 1, which is dedicated to the late Gustave M. Hauser.  CMS presents 28 digital programs, with concerts premiering on Thursday evenings at 7:30 and educational and hybrid talk-and-performance programs premiering on Monday evenings.

Company Of Angels Expands Staff By Three Positions
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2021

Company of Angels will welcome three new hires who are passionate about furthering CoA's mission to create a theater of Los Angeles that is deeply connected to communities who are under-represented on Los Angeles stages.

Zimmerli Announces 2021 Virtual Programs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers has announced virtual programs for the new year while the museum building remains closed to the public and in-person events are suspended until further notice.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 9 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Book, MOULIN ROUGE! Songbook, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2020

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes a book of stories behind the musical Jagged Little Pill, the Moulin Rouge! songbook, and more!

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

BWW Review: The Best of the Decade - Reviewer Peter Nason Picks the Top 25 Local Shows & Performances of the Past 10 Years
by Peter Nason - Dec 21, 2019

25 Shows & Performances in the Tampa Bay Area That Rocked Our World from 2010 to 2019!

Sarasota Youth Orchestras Celebrate 60 Years Of Service To Local Youth
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2019

For 60 years, Sarasota Orchestra has sponsored a Youth Orchestra Program (YOP) currently consisting of eight orchestras, comprised of five string orchestras, one wind band and two full orchestras. To commemorate this milestone, Sarasota Youth Orchestras will present an alumni reunion concert on Saturday, December 21. The alumni concert gives returning students an opportunity to mentor current students and reunite with friends and family.

Broadway Glossary: Meet The Presidents, Politicians, & Activists of THE GREAT SOCIETY
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2019

Get to know the real-life political players of the brand-new Broadway historical drama, The Great Society!

Musco Center Presents The Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields Chamber Octet
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2019

The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, an octet drawn from the musician leaders of one of the finest chamber orchestras in the world, makes its Musco Center debut Tuesday, October 15 with works by Johannes Brahms, Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Felix Mendelssohn, plus a new piece by St. Martin in the Fields composer-in-residence Sally Beamish.

CROSSING THE LINE Festival 2019 Announced At FIAF
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2019

The French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF), New York's premier French cultural and language center, today announced the 2019 Crossing the Line Festival, featuring 11 performances and a gallery exhibition from a geographically, generationally, and artistically diverse group of artists whose work transcends genres and boundaries. All performances are world, US, or New York premieres; they are united by their convention-breaking fearlessness as they confront topics from social injustice to personal demons. Many of the performances pay homage to legendary artists of our time and previous eras, while the theme of migration and its transformational effects on identity informs several others. The festival runs from September 12 to October 12. Ticket are available at crossingtheline.org.

New Album 'Lost West End Revues' Celebrates London's Forgotten Revues
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2018

Following the critically acclaimed release of 'Lost West End Vintage' (highlighted in The Sunday Times as an 'Essential New Release') and 'Lost West End Vintage 2', Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with 'Lost West End Revues' to be released on November 30th 2018.

Nederlands Dance 2 to Feature Premieres By León & Lightfoot, And Goecke
by Julie Musbach - Jun 6, 2018

Nederlands Dans Theater 2 will kick off its 2019 U.S. tour with a program of premieres at New York City Center, January 16 – 19, 2019. The program will feature three works: American and New York premieres by house choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot, and an American premiere by associate choreographer Marco Goecke.

Ford Theatres Kicks Off 2018 Season With Chano Domínguez's FLAMENCO SKETCHES
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 17, 2018

The Ford Theatres 2018 Season and the IGNITE @ the FORD! series will commence on Friday, June 1 with Chano Dominguez's Flamenco Sketches, a reimagining of Miles Davis' Kind of Blue, the best-selling jazz album in the world, featuring GRAMMY nominee Chano on piano, Latin GRAMMY-nominated singer Blas Cordoba, and award-winning flamenco dancer Daniel Navarro.

New York City Ballet Announces 2018/2019 Season; Tribute To Jerome Robbins And More!
by Alan Henry - Apr 16, 2018

New York City Ballet's 2018 Spring Season opens on Tuesday, April 24 and will continue for six weeks through June 3. The centerpiece of the Spring Season will be Robbins 100, a celebration of Jerome Robbins, NYCB's co-founding choreographer, whose remarkable contributions to the worlds of ballet and Broadway musical theater have made an indelible impression on both art forms. The three-week celebration will run from May 3 to May 20, featuring 20 works created by Robbins over the course of 40years, as well as two world premiere ballets in tribute to Robbins. Robbins 100 will open on Thursday, May 3 with a Spring Gala performance featuring Robbins'