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JERSEY BOYS Reimagined With Stellar Cast And Creative Team Struts Into QPAC This February
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2023

Prospero Arts and Queensland Performing Arts Centre have announced Jersey Boys, The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons will be presented in QPAC's Concert Hall from 8 to 11 February 2024. 

Composer Sandeep Bhagwati Highlights the 58th Season at the Société de Musique Contemporaine du Québec
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2023

Composer Sandeep Bhagwati is at the heart of the events that will punctuate the 8th edition of his Homage Series presented by the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) during the 2023-2024 season. Learn more about the season lineup here!

Full Cast & Creative Team Unveiled for The Acting Company's World Premiere of Lisa Peterson's ODYSSEY 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2023

The Acting Company has revealed the full cast and creative team for Lisa Peterson's world premiere of ODYSSEY. Get all the details and book your tickets now.

Photos: Get an All New Look at BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN @sohoplace
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2023

New production photos have been released for Nica Burns’ world premiere production of Brokeback Mountain, as the show enters its final three weeks of performances, running @sohoplace theatre until 12 August 2023. 

Video: Watch the All New Trailer For BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN @sohoplace
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2023

An all new trailer has been released for the world premiere of Brokeback Mountain, a new play with music, written by Ashley Robinson with songs by Dan Gillespie Sells, based on Annie Proulx's short story, and directed by Jonathan Butterell. Check out the video here!

Photos: First Look at Mike Faist and Lucas Hedges in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2023

All new production photos have been released for the world premiere of Brokeback Mountain, a new play with music, written by Ashley Robinson with songs by Dan Gillespie Sells, based on Annie Proulx’s short story, and directed by Jonathan Butterell. 

Full Cast and Creative Team Set to Join Mike Faist and Lucas Hedges in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2023

The full cast and creative team have been announced for world premiere of Brokeback Mountain, a new play with music, written by Ashley Robinson with songs by Dan Gillespie Sells, based on Annie Proulx's short story, and directed by Jonathan Butterell.

Photos: First Look at San Francisco Opera's DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 16, 2022

San Francisco Opera has released production photos of Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelties (Dialogues des Carmélites) at the War Memorial Opera House, running October 15–30. Caroline H. Hume Music Director Eun Sun Kim conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, Chorus and soloists in this powerful, 20th-century masterwork in the acclaimed production by French director Olivier Py. Check out the photos here!

San Francisco Opera Presents DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES This Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2022

San Francisco Opera's Centennial Season continues with Francis Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelties (Dialogues des Carmélites) at the War Memorial Opera House, October 15–30. Caroline H. Hume Music Director Eun Sun Kim conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, Chorus and soloists in this powerful, 20th-century masterwork in the acclaimed production by French director Olivier Py.

Andris Nelsons With The Opening Concert Of The 2022�"23 Season On September 22 At Symphony Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2022

​​​​​​​Andris Nelsons, marking his ninth season as BSO Music Director, leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the opening concert of the 2022–23 season on September 22 at Symphony Hall. Pianist Awadagin Pratt appears for the first time with the BSO, performing a work written for him by American composer Jessie Montgomery (Rounds, for piano and string orchestra) and J.S. Bach's Concerto in A, BWV 1055.

BrightSide Theatre to Preset MAMMA MIA!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak will present the final show of BrightSide Theatre’s 10th Anniversary Season – BrightSide is Back! The twice postponed production closes out the season with the music of ABBA in the musical that has entertained over 60 million people around the globe -  Mamma Mia!  

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021

Playwrights Horizons has extended Raja Feather Kelly | the feath3r theory's The KILL ONE Race, a performance-based work created and filmed at Playwrights Horizons during the pandemic, to July 31.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Raja Feather Kelly | The Feath3r Theory's THE KILL ONE RACE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2021

The KILL ONE Race treats the Mainstage Theater as the setting for a morbid reality competition show: over the course of seven days replete with ice-breakers, speed dates, confessionals, sacred rituals, murder plots, and copious dancing, seven contestants compete to be proven the most ethical—and earn the singular prize of death. 

BWW Interview: Hannah Jane of TAKE ME BACK TO BROADWAY
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 19, 2021

Up and comer Hannah Jane hasn't been waiting around for the audiences and she to be reunited... that's what the internet is for! So the Broadway devotee will be presenting her concert about her love of musical theater on Facebook Live on March 24th at 7 pm.

Theater Stories: AIN'T TOO PROUD, The Premiere of PIPPIN, The Debut of Mary Martin & More About The Imperial Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features the Imperial Theatre. Learn about the stars and shows to have graced the theatre's stage, including Ethel Merman in Annie Get Your Gun and Gypsy; the Broadway premiere of Mary Martin; the theatre's current show, Ain't Too Proud, and much more!

Norton Museum of Art Announces María Berrío's First Solo Museum Exhibition, and Early 2021 Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2020

Today, the Norton Museum of Art announced its exhibition program for the first half of 2021 featuring exhibitions exploring immigration, systemic injustice, and racialized violence.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of June 1 - AMELIE U.K. Cast Recording, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Novel, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2020

Need something new to listen to or read? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including The Lehman Trilogy, Amelie U.K. Cast Recording, and more!

by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!

TodayTix Guide: Where to Stream All of Your Favorite Musicals
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 17, 2020

So you're stuck at home. We are too. Good thing there's endless hours of theatrical content available online to fill all your time social distancing. (And no, we're not talking about a good YouTube Spiral.)

Norton Museum of Art Awards Rudin Prize for Emerging Photographers to Kristin-Lee Moolman
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

The Norton Museum of Art has announced that Kristin-Lee Moolman has been awarded the Museum's biennial Rudin Prize for Emerging Photographers. Launched in 2012 by Beth Rudin DeWoody and Tim B. Wride, the museum's William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography, the Rudin Prize celebrates under-recognized photographers who are creating work that pushes the boundaries of the medium. Nominees are proposed by a panel of internationally renowned artists, and the winner is selected by members of the Museum staff and Photography Committee. The $20,000 prize is sponsored by the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation.

The Guido Cantelli International Conducting Competition Comes Back To Life
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020

After a forty-year absence, and to celebrate one hundred years since the birth of Guido Cantelli - the great conductor from Novara - the Conducting Competition that was created in his memory comes to life again and takes on a strong international connotation while focusing on the younger generations. The competition has its natural home in the Teatro Coccia of Novara in Italy. Registrations for the Competition will open from 1 March to 30 April 2020: conductors of all nationalities, between the age of 18 and 35 will be eligible to participate. Candidates will undergo a preselection based on their CVs and video recordings. From 9 to 12 September the finalists will fulfill the competition's assignments from the podium of the Orchestra del Teatro Regio in Turin and will be examined by a jury made of internationally renowned artists and cultural personalities. The second and last round of the finals will take place in Novara on 13 September. 

HADESTOWN, A STAR IS BORN, Beyonce, & More Among Winners at the Grammy Premiere Ceremony
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 26, 2020

The GRAMMY AWARDS Premiere Ceremony took place at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. PT. Preceding the 62nd Annual GRAMMY AWARDS telecast, the Premiere Ceremony was hosted by two-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee Imogen Heap and featured a number of performances by current GRAMMY nominees. Performers included classical violinist Nicola Benedetti, jazz legend Chick Corea, folk music supergroup I'm With Her, West African sensation Angélique Kidjo and Best New Artist nominee Yola.

Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 20, 2019

Recording Academy® President/CEO Deborah Dugan alongside Academy Chair of the Board of Trustees and renowned record producer Harvey Mason Jr., as well as GRAMMY Awards® host Alicia Keys and past two-time GRAMMY® nominee Bebe Rexha, today revealed nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards in select categories. This year's nominees reflect a melting pot of artistic innovation that defined the year in music, showcasing the unparalleled craftsmanship of established artists and the industry-shifting impact of rising music creators. Leading nominees Lizzo (8), Billie Eilish (6) and Lil Nas X (6) not only topped the charts but ignited a cultural conversation around their genre-bending hits. As the only peer-selected music award, the GRAMMY Awards are voted on by the Recoding Academy's membership body of music makers, who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers and engineers.

Sid Ramin, Broadway Composer, Arranger, and Orchestrator, Dies at 100
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2019

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that composer and orchestrator Sid Ramin, best known for his work on West Side Story, has died, according to The New York Times. Ramin was 100 years old.

TFANA's 40th Anniversary Season Features Will Eno, Samuel Beckett, and More
by Julie Musbach - Jun 20, 2019

Theatre for a New Audience founding artistic director Jeffrey Horowitz, having just received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 OBIEs, today announces TFANA's 40th anniversary season. The 2019-2020 programming exemplifies what makes TFANA, in the words of the OBIE committee, one of the city's most vital institutions championing adventurous and urgent productions of Shakespeare alongside other writers.


Red Hot Mama
Sunshine Face
Mr. Henry Jones
Sophie in New York
I'll Show Them All
Hold on to Your Hats
Fast Cars and Fightin' Women
Queen of the Burlesque Wheel
When You Carry Your Own Suitcase
When I'm in Love
Sailors of the Sea
I Want the Kind of a Fella
Who Are We Kidding?
Don't Look Back
I'd Know It
You've Got to Be a Lady
I Love You Today
With You
I've Got 'Em Standin' in Line
They've Got a Lot to Learn
They Led Me to Believe
Fight for the Man
Sophie has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1963 and Broadway which opened in 1963.



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