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Bernstein's Philharmonic Celebrates Centennial Festival, 10/25–11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present Bernstein's Philharmonic: A Centennial Festival, October 25-November 14, 2017,celebrating the former Philharmonic Music Director and Laureate Conductor on the centennial of his birth. The festival - which is part of the worldwide salute to the legacy of the renowned composer, conductor, pianist, and educator - will center on Bernstein's symphonic cycle, conducted by Alan Gilbert and Leonard Slatkin, complemented by other Bernstein works as well as by music by composers he admired and championed. In addition, the Philharmonic will present a Young People's Concert - the series that Bernstein famously brought to national attention through the television broadcasts - titled Inspirations and Tributes: "Celebrating Leonard Bernstein," conducted by Leonard Slatkin and featuring pianist Makoto Ozone on November 11. A number of other events - ranging from a marathon of Bernstein's Mahler recordings to a partnership with Harvard and University of Michigan to explore Bernstein as an educator and conductor - complement the concerts throughout the centennial season. Bernstein served as the Philharmonic's Music Director from 1958 to 1969, when he was named Laureate Conductor, a title he held until his death in 1990. (more...)

NEW WORK FOR GOLDBERG VARIATIONS to Make NY/NJ Debut with Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Peak Performances presents the New York / New Jersey Premiere of New Work for Goldberg Variations, a project it co-commissioned and developed, October 19-22 at the Alexander Kasser Theater, Peak's state-of-the-art home on the Montclair State University campus. (more...)

Pianist Deanna Witkowski Presents Trio Arrangements of 14 Hymns on 'Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Grace, serenity, and Rhapsody are on abundant display throughout the 14 songs pianist Deanna Witkowski performs with her trio on 'Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns,' set for release November 3 on Tilapia Records. (more...)

National Philharmonic Kicks Off the 2017-2018 Season with Star-Studded Opening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore commences with star-studded performances by some of today's most famous classical musicians. The concert on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m., will feature the famous former child prodigy Sarah Chang (violin) and Grammy winning Zuill Bailey (cello), conducted by Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski. On Sunday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m., Chang will play alongside pianist Santiago Rodriguez, who will be making his return-debut to the Washington area. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is conducting the Star-Spangled Banner on Saturday. An instrument petting zoo will take place in the lobby on Sunday from 2-2:30 p.m., allowing children a chance to experiment with instruments from different families (string, wood, brass, and percussion). In both concerts, musicians will play Beethoven's Egmont Overtureand Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor. (more...)

National Ballet of Kosovo Announces 45th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Under the directorship of Ahmet Brahamaj, The National Ballet of Kosovo celebrates its 45th Anniversary with the premiere of award-wining choreographer P llumb Agalliu's new ballet, The Legend of Love. (more...)

Tony Bennett, Todrick Hall and More Among La Mirada Theatre's 40th Anniversary Special Events Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director BT McNicholl announced today its celebratory 40th Anniversary season of truly fantastic, fabulous and phenomenal special events! (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang Lang
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Concert tickets to the annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra gala concert today, September 16 at Heinz Hall are on sale now! The concert, "Rhapsody in Blue," features pianist Lang Lang and is the kick-off of Music Director Manfred Honeck's 10th anniversary season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

Allison Walsh, Matthew Scott, and More Join AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tour; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The producers of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, winner of four Tony Awards, are pleased to announce the cast for the second year of the North American tour, beginning with the Albuquerque, NM engagement on October 17. (more...)

Brian Butterick to Direct NYC Reading of Jackie Curtis's GLAMOUR, GLORY AND GOLD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

As part of Love Among the Ruins, Some Serious Business and Howl! Happening present Jackie Curtis' legendary Glamour, Glory and Gold, directed by the incomparable Brian Butterick. (more...)

Amarillo Symphony Celebrates with Season Opener Concert Next Weekend!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Amarillo Symphony, (AmarilloSymphony.org), the leader of orchestral music in the Texas Panhandle since 1924, kicks of the 2017-2018 season with Gershwin Rhapsodies on Friday & Saturday, September 22 & 23, 2017 at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Hilario Duran to Release New Album 'Contumbao,' on ALMA Records 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Hilario Duran makes a triumphant musical homecoming on his new album Contumbao (to be released on ALMA Records on September 23, 2017). (more...)

SFCM Orchestra Performs Bates, Stravinsky, and Respighi
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The first orchestra concert of the 2017-18 season launches the Conservatory's centennial, a performance featuring works by Mason Bates, Stravinsky, and Respighi. This performance is a part of SFCM's Centennial Celebration Weekend comprising two days of events September 16 & 17 that feature the Conservatory's Orchestra, Pre-College, and chamber music and Technology and Applied Composition programs. (more...)

National Philharmonic Kicks Off 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore commences with star-studded performances by some of today's most famous classical musicians. (more...)

Haochen Zhang Steps in for Lang Lang with China NCPA Orchestra at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that pianist Lang Lang must regrettably withdraw from his concert with conductor L Jia and the China NCPA Orchestra on Monday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. as he continues to recover from an inflammation in his left arm. (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Curvy Widow, the new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), currently playing at the Westside Theatre, has announced that tickets are now on sale through December 31, 2017. (more...)

Bickford Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Bickford Theatre has announced their 2017-18 season which includes a blend of jazz, bluegrass, classical, pop and a trio of live theater offerings. Subscription packages for the Main Stage productions are available and seats for most of this season's shows are reserved. Tickets are available online at www.morrismuseum.org or by phone at 973-971-3706. Food trucks which proved extremely popular over the summer will be offered for the concerts in September and October so make plans to tailgate while the weather is still nice. (more...)

August Performances Announced at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

An eclectic lineup is featured this month at Blue Note Hawaii with an array of iconic national artists, local favorites and hilarious comedians. The Henry Kapono Artist to Artist Series continues with Jerry Santos of Olomana, followed by local greats Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima, one-man wonder Tavana, Kapono N??ili?ili, Brother Noland and of course the incomparable Willie K. The Blue Note Hawaii Comedy Series continues this month with Steve Byrne and Louie Anderson. National recording artist and GRAMMY Award-winning R&B icon Regina Belle kicks off the month and is book ended with a capella phenoms Take 6. More artists this month include bandoneon player JP Jofre and his Nuevo Tango Quartet, the amazing flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert and pop singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson. There are also two late-night shows with self-proclaimed blues road dog G Love, following his performances at the sold-out Jack Johnson concerts. (more...)

Jeffrey Siegel to Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday with KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS at Harris Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel brings power and passion to his celebrated Keyboard Conversations-returning to Folsom for his seventh season. Mr. Siegel will celebrate the maestro's 100th birthday on August 26. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Orpheum On Sale 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, will play the Orpheum Theatre for a one-week engagement October 24-29, 2017. (more...)

Alfonso Casado dirigirá SIMPLY GERSHWIN en el Royal Festival Hall de Londres
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 8, 2017

El concierto sera un homenaje al compositor americano en el que se fusionara la musica y el baile en un espectaculo vibrante y tendra lugar en febrero de 2018. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Swing to Gershwin Alongside Pasadena POPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS jazz up the Los Angeles County Arboretum stage with an evening devoted to one of America's most beloved musical icons for Gershwin & Friends on Saturday, August 19th. No one is better equipped to honor the Jazz-Age stylings of Gershwin than Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein, who got his start as Ira Gershwin's archivist. (more...)

Nancy Opel and Bobby Goldman Explain How CURVY WINDOW Brings About Hope in a Witty Fashion
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello: Outman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), is currently playing at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nancy Opel & Company Celebrate Opening Night of CURVY WIDOW
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 4, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello: Outman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), is currently playing at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night below! (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces October 2017 Lineup, Featuring Philadelphia Orchestra and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Carnegie Hall has announced its October 2017 lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 2017-18 Classical Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Carnegie Hall's 2017-2018 season is fast approaching, and they are looking forward to exciting new projects and outstanding concerts! (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Below, note the following updates to Carnegie Hall's 2017-18 schedule, reflecting changes made since the season was originally announced in January 2017.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 24, 2017
by - Aug 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Broadway Experience Celebrates 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Broadway Experience celebrated its 10th Anniversary season with a culminating student performance alongside Broadway professionals this past Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the James & Martha Duffy Performance Space at Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Review: The San Diego Symphony's BOLERO BY THE BAY at the San Diego Embarcadero
by Ron Bierman - Aug 23, 2017

San Diego's waterfront on a cool summer night seems the perfect spot for exciting Latin-flavored music by Alberto Ginastera, Astor Piazzolla and Maurice Ravel. Conductor Sameer Patel opened with Four Dances from Estancia by Ginastera. After an overly careful treatment of the first dance. The slow second was gorgeous, and more of Ginastera's risk-taking energy exploded as the lively third led to a satisfying near-frenzy in Malambo, the final dance. (more...)

The PAC Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (The PAC) is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with a step into the future and a nod to the past, with a curatorial eye towards honoring our history and prominently featuring the latest cutting-edge performances from artists who have been critical to our 40 years of success. (more...)

Chick Corea Joins Lang Lang as Featured Soloists for Carnegie Hall's Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that legendary jazz artist Chick Corea will join world-renowned pianist Lang Lang as featured soloists at Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala concert on Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Pulitzer Concert Series Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, announced that tickets for St. Louis Symphony Live at the Pulitzer are on sale now. (more...)

Shit-Faced Shakespeare to Present THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Those Magnificent Bastards that you've come to love and loathe are at it again. This time they'll kick your good time in the balls with Shit-faced Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew. Perhaps you're not familiar with these presenters of pithy prose? (more...)

Theatre Novi Most to Present DANCING ON THE EDGE at The Southern Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Theatre Novi Most returns to the Southern Theater with the world premiere of a new play, Dancing on the Edge, about American modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan and her lover, the Russian poet Sergei Esenin. (more...)

NY Philharmonic's 176th Season to Open with 106 ALL-STARS Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Music Director Designate Jaap van Zweden will open the New York Philharmonic's 176th season, leading two programs that feature the virtuosity of the musicians of the Philharmonic in repertoire both central to the Orchestra's history and new to Philharmonic audiences. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alan Cumming Visits Nancy Opel and the Cast of CURVY WIDOW Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello: Outman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), opens tomorrow, August 3, at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Alan Cumming recently stopped by a preview, and you can check out a photo of him with the company below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 2, 2017
by - Aug 2, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: CURVY WIDOW's Nancy Opel and Bobby Goldman Sip Cocktails on BROADWAY BARTENDER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

If you could have a drink with anyone in the theater world, who would it be? In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes playwright Bobby Goldman and actress Nancy Opel of Off-Broadway's Curvy Widow to the bar! (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Sets 2017-18 Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) has announced the details of its 2017-18 centennial season. (more...)

Marc Martel to Bring THE ULTIMATE QUEEN CELEBRATION to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Marc Martel. Get ready to rock with the greatest Freddie Mercury voice on the planet when The Ultimate Queen Celebration comes NJPAC with a concert that incorporates nearly two dozen of that classic rock band's greatest hits: 'Fat Bottomed Girls,' 'Somebody to Love,' 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' and many more. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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THE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Samuel French to Publish Six Winning Titles from 2017 OOB Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Samuel French has announced the winners of the 2017 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the nation's premier short play competition. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERHSWIN at Musical Theater Heritage
by Alan Portner - Aug 14, 2017

Well performed but a little academic and study in how styles have changed (more...)

CRADLE TWO GRAVE, About Twin Sisters Grappling with Mental Illness, to Close Corkscrew Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of Cradle Two Grave, written and directed by Morgaine Gooding-Silverwood. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Nancy Opel in CURVY WIDOW Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello: Outman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), is currently playing at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage from the show below! (more...)

Anthony 'The Mooch' Scaramucci to Sit Down for First Televised Interviews on LATE SHOW & THIS WEEK
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Anthony 'The Mooch' Scaramucci, who was fired from his job as White House Communications Director after only 10 days on the job, will be interviewed by George Stephanopoulos on ABC's THIS WEEK on Sunday, August 13th. The following day, he will stop by THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS. (more...)

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The MTH Theater at Crown Center has announced casting for AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN, its third Main stage production of the season. (more...)

Arizona Musicfest 27th Season Brings Diverse Lineup of Exceptional Artists to the Valley
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The 27th annual Arizona Musicfest festival season brings a diverse lineup of exceptional artists to Valley audiences from country superstars Mary Chapin Carpenter and Lee Ann Womack to Broadway legends Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune, and from famed singer/pianist Michael Feinstein to internationally celebrated Pink Martini and the iconic bandleader/trumpeter Doc Severinsen. (more...)

VIDEO: Roundup - Late Night Hosts Say Farewell To the Mooch!
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

With the sudden and unexpected exit of 'The Mooch' late-night hosts had a field day bidding him 'adieu.' Check out highlights below! (more...)

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