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by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
by Brady Schwind - Nov 17, 2019
Opera Star AARON BLAKE brings Crossover Stylings to Feinstein's / 54 Below
by Carla Delgado - Nov 17, 2019
What's tricky with musicals is that sometimes the actors focus too much on polishing their singing and dancing and don't pay enough attention to their acting. There are only a handful of really good actors among the cast, who were enough to help the audience be engrossed in the story.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 16, 2019
This season brings Matthew Lopez' Olivier Award-winning, two-part drama, The Inheritance, to the Broadway stage.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
A holiday in the country turns deadlya?"and hilariousa?"in the concert premiere of Ed Dixon's Whodunit...The Musical. Directed by Peter Flynn (Smart Blonde, Curvy Widow), the whip-smart musical comedy with a touch of mayhem will play one night only at The Green Room 42 (Yotel NYC, 570 10th Ave. at 42nd St.) on Wednesday, November 20 at 7pm. Tickets, priced from $20, are available online at https://thegreenroom42.poptix.com.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Desert Stages Theatre (DST) announces the opening of the Tony award-winning and family favorite musical, a?oeAnniea?? on Saturday, November 22 at Scottsdale Fashion Square. a?oeAnniea?? is based on Harold Gray's 1920's popular comic strip a?oeLittle Orphan Annie.a??
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Centerstage Theatre is ringing in the Holidays with our twelfth annual Holiday Pantomime! This year we are presenting an all-new show, Robin Hood. Written by local director, actor, and playwright Vince Brady, this show comes to you from the team that brought the critically acclaimed and record-breaking Beauty and the Beast and Rapunzel. British Pantomime is a unique and hilarious take on fairy tales and pop culture a?' if you've never seen one, you're about to discover your new favorite Holiday tradition.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
David Suchet will be making his eagerly-awaited return to Australian stages in POIROT AND MORE: A RETROSPECTIVE in early 2020. There has been a huge demand for tickets across Australia and subsequently new shows have just been added to the tour schedule. The tour will travel across the country to Perth, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Newcastle and Adelaide. The additional performances in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide will go on sale on Tuesday 19thNovember.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
The Women's Prize for Playwriting, launched by EKP and Paines Plough, today announces a partnership with Samuel French, a Concord Theatricals company, who will publish the winning scripts found in first, second and third place.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
When ON BROADWAY opens at The Barn Theatre in Florida this New Year's weekend, Stuart's 49-year-old theatre will warmly welcome a world-renowned dancing upstart from 'Chi-Town,' maverick Michelle Spreadbury.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Birdland's December 2019 schedule will feature The Joe Lovano Nonet, Stacey Kent, Monty Alexander, A Swinging Birdland Christmas, Freddy Cole Quartet, Gunhild Carling, Julius Rodriguez, Veronica Swift Holiday Show, 'Season's Swingin' Greetings!a??, Marta Sanchez Quintet, Darius de Haas, Marilyn Maye New Years Eve Extravaganza, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and MORE!
by Greer Firestone - Nov 15, 2019
What has Sandy Robbins accomplished in two decades at UD? Our state has a theatre group equal to The Guthrie in Minneapolis, the Arena Stage in DC and the McCarter Stage in Princeton, among others; venues renown as the greatest of American performance stages.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
RIOULT Dance NY Presents BEHIND THE PROCESS on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7:30pm at Rioult Dance Center, New York City's newest space for dance, 34-01 Steinway Street, Astoria, NY 11101 (entrance on 34th Avenue). For more information, please call 212-398-5901 or email alyssa@rioult.org.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
OFF the TOP! with JASON KRAVITS, the solo, completely improvised musical, flies home to Birdland Theater on December 8th at 7pm. The lights come up, the music starts, and Jason Kravits walks on stage with... nothing. No script, no songs, no story. Over the course of an exhilarating 75 minutes, he keeps you on the edge of your seat by using audience suggestions pulled from a fishbowl (e.g. 'The last text you received,' 'Words to live by,' etc.) to create an entire life story in song, with every bit of it- including every lyric and melody- made up by Jason on the spot! Backed by the most fearless band in the business, OFF the TOP! is music, comedy, improv, cabaret, and magic, all stirred together and poured into a one-man martini glass, creating one intoxicating cocktail of fun!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Shea's Performing Arts Center announced Six-Time Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star, Audra McDonald will be headlining Shea's Black-Tie Gala on Saturday, April 25, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Abingdon Theatre Company (Chad Austin, Artistic Director) beginning its 27th season presented a one-night only special event: a staged reading of Robin & Me: My Little Spark of Madness, a new solo work written and performed by Dave Droxler, directed by Devin Dunne Cannon at The Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street), on Monday, November 11th at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Fisher Center at Bard, announces Where No Wall Remains, the third edition of the acclaimed LAB Biennial, temporarily reconfiguring the Fisher Center as a site for innovative and interactive performances and installations (November 21-24).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
In The Works is be presented monthly and feature three composers or composer teams, each presenting about 20 minutes of new material. This month features the works of composers: Seth Christenfeld, Sophie Danis Oberfield & Fernanda Douglas, and Kyle Segar & David Kornfeld. Special Guest: Amy Engelhardt. Hosted by: Thomas Honeck.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today a monthlong festival of solo performances, readings, and special events, featuring members of the Primary Stages family. Additional performances will be added throughout the month.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Huntington Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat. This 'breathtakingly timely' (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage will be directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway). Sweat begins performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) on Friday, January 31, 2020 and runs through Sunday, February 23, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Tickets are now available.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
This Year Marks 40 Years since Richard (Ricky) Skipper left Conway, South Carolina to come to New York City for a career in Show Business and he's celebrating!Direct from sold out shows at NYC's St. Luke's Theatre and The Theatre of The Republic in South CarolinaUrban Stages Theater259 West 30th Street (bet 7th and 8thAvenues)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Inspired by interviews with undocumented immigrants from Latin America living in New York, En Garde Arts (Anne Hamburger, Founder and Artistic Director) is thrilled to present the world premiere of Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes) in all five boroughs of New York City, kicking off on Thursday, February 6 at the historic Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa. The piece will take the form of a fandango, a community celebration where stories are brought to life through live performance, music, and dance.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Maison Foo Secure Almost £50,000 Of Arts Council Funding To Develop Ground-Breaking Refugee Project Across The UK.
by Michael Quintos - Nov 14, 2019
Food has many uses, one of which is communicating an emotion. It can even hold a memory. These themes surrounding the emotional resonance of food is the overarching raison d'être for playwright Julia Cho's 2016 play AUBERGINE, which continues performances at Orange County's South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa through November 16, 2019. In her introspective, cautiously-paced play, food is used as a means for bonding and connection---because standard communication by other methods doesn't seem to be as effective in conveying one's feelings.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Huntington Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  This a?oebreathtakingly timelya?? (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage will be directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway). Sweat begins performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) on Friday, January 31, 2020 and runs through Sunday, February 23, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Tickets are now available.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Since it first opened in London in June 1973 at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show has become the world's favourite Rock 'N' Roll musical, having been performed worldwide for 45 years in more than 30 countries and translated into over 20 languages.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Trinity Rep continues its 2019-20 Season with the behind-the-scenes dramatic comedy Fade by Tanya Saracho. Directed by Tatyana-Marie Carlo, the show features guest artist Elia Saldana as Lucia, a Mexican-born novelist who just accepted her first job writing for television, where her ambition might make her betray everything she thought she valued. Opposite Saldana is resident acting company member Daniel Duque-Estrada as Abel, an ex-Marine working as a janitor at the station who has more to his story than meets the eye. Fade runs December 5, 2019 a?" January 5, 2020, with press opening on Monday, December 9 at 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $27. More information can be found at www.TrinityRep.com/fade.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
In West Michigan, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and with it comes thoughts of decorating, baking, shopping and listening to holiday music. With timeless music and thrilling acrobatics, the Grand Rapids Pops are preparing to make the spirits bright with the sublime sounds of the season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Immigration is a hot topic now. On the news, in your social media feed, and maybe even at your dinner parties. But at the theatre? American Monarch Theatre Company is hoping to make this, and other culturally provocative issues, more prevalent on the region's stages. With its musical offering of The Immigrant, the company is looking to utilize theatre as a stepping stone for conversation, and hopefully action.
by Walter McBride - Nov 13, 2019
The Olivier Award-winning, international sensation SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW returns to Broadway for a limited holiday engagement at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 W 43rd St., NYC) from November 11, 2019 through January 5, 2020. The official opening night is tonight, November 13, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY (ETC) presents the second show of its 2019-20 Season, the can't-miss, holiday event of the season, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, adapted by Joe Landry, from the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra & Jo Swerling and directed by ETC's Director of Education and Outreach, Brian McDonald.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Different Stages opens its 2019 - 2020 season with Mary Shelley's Frankenstein adapted by Patrick Sandford. Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant and ambitious young student, discovers the secret of creating life from the remains of the dead. But elation at his triumph is replaced by horror when he sees his monstrous creation. Abandoned by the one who made him, Frankenstein's Creature is left to a world that fears and rejects him, and soon his innocence turns to misery - and a murderous desire for revenge...
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, recipient of the 2019 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has announced the appointment of Tim Bond as its new Artistic Director. Bond will join the company officially in March 2020, stepping in as Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley winds down his 50th and final season at the helm of the theatre he created, ending one of the longest tenures in American theatre. Kelley previously announced his retirement at the conclusion of the company's current season in June 2020. Said Bond upon accepting the appointment, a?oeI am thrilled to have the opportunity to continue Robert Kelley's great work, and to lead this spirited company into its next exciting phase.a??
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO is announced casting for the 28th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 6-22 at the Byham Theater. This year's production will feature lavish costumes, thrilling effects and a talented ensemble of both new and returning performers. Broadway star Mark Jacoby returns to Pittsburgh CLO to lead the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are now available by calling 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or at the Theater Square Box Office.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
The Traverse Theatre today announces the successful candidates who will join the organisation's artistic and producing team following an extensive recruitment process. The appointments form part of a new leadership structure to evolve the organisation's position as a leading voice for the arts in Scotland and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
An extra two performances have been added to Alexei Sayle's Liverpool dates at the Epstein Theatre, an initial three nights went on sale on Friday and have completely sold out. He now adds a further two dates on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th March due to public demand, totaling a five-night run in his home city.
by Lindsay Kruger - Nov 13, 2019
Transporting you to the 1950s with close-knit harmonies and pitch perfect renditions, FOREVER PLAID is a gentle jukebox musical perfect for some doo-wop nostalgia. Consisting of four members and giving off The Four Seasons feelings in some respects, this production has a loose storyline and is more focused on showing off the vocal and stage talents of the quartet; of which there is plenty.
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Tune in to WFAA's Midday News on Channel 8 Thursday, November 14 at 11 AM to see Mirette stars Emma Grace Freeman and Christopher J. Deaton.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
The future of American theatre is in Louisville! Actors Theatre of Louisville and Artistic Director Robert Barry Fleming proudly announce the lineup for the 44th Humana Festival of New American Plays. The upcoming Festival marks Fleming's first at the helm of Actors Theatre, the nation's leading incubator for new play development. A cultural highlight for theatre lovers, artists and producers across the country, the Humana Festival runs March 1 through April 12, 2020 in Louisville.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
The Milano Green Jazz Scene, featuring live jazz by Jason Prover & The Sneak Thievery Quartet (Sleep No More, Jazz Age Lawn Party), will take over the popular midtown venue Haswell Green's from 9pm-Midnight, every Monday night, starting November 18th, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Since 1991, when City Theatre moved to its current location on Bingham Street on the South Side, the production artisans behind the nearly 170 shows seen on its two stages during this time have endured a type-of performance of their own: nicknamed the 'City Theatre Shuffle,' scenery and props have been built, painted, assembled, and moved in disparate cramped spaces with poor lighting and limited assembly area. While boasting an impressive props collection, they are located, inconveniently, over a mile away. City's long-time Director of Production, Tony Ferrieri, has worked without a window in his basement office for 28 years.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Adelaide Festival Centre's star-studded Walk of Fame is today announcing four new names in recognition of the powerful performances and hit shows presented at its venues in 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Performance Space New York presents their second 12-Hour DANCE-A-THON (December 8, 12pm-12am), a fundraising event supporting another year of boundary-pushing art-and pushing the very boundaries of what an organization can do with a 'fundraising event.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Audiences will get to 'Keep On Lovin' Broadway's Best Party - the 10th Anniversary Production of Rock of Ages as it transitions into an open-ended engagement at New World Stages (340 W 50th St). Tickets are now on sale through September 13, 2020 at Telecharge.com.
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
A spectacle like no other awaits millions as the 93rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, the nation's most cherished holiday tradition, once again kicks off the holiday season. Millions of families will tune in to watch the excitement unfold on Thursday, Nov. 28 as Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker of NBC News' a?oeTODAYa?? host the broadcast from 9 a.m.-noon in all time zones that will also include a special debut performance from her new album Courage by the incomparable Celine Dion. 
by TV Scoop - Nov 13, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE VOICE, airing on NBC on Monday, November 25, 2019!
by TV Scoop - Nov 13, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE VOICE, airing on NBC on Tuesday, November 26, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
On Friday October 25th, over thirty theatre educators from more than a dozen tri-state area institutions converged on Mountain City Center for the Arts (MCCA) in Frostburg, MD for musical theatre training. The instruction was provided by Broadway experts from iTheatrics in conjunction with the Educational Theatre Foundation's JumpStart Theatre Program.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Carnegie Hall celebrates the holiday season with a variety of festive concerts this December. On Friday, December 20 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 21 at 8:00 p.m., jazz star Tony DeSare and Broadway star Capathia Jenkins join The New York Pops' annual holiday celebration, ringing in the most wonderful time of the year. Hear such favorites as a?oeHave Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,a?? Jenkins reprising Ella Fitzgerald's classic take on a?oeSanta Claus Is Comin' to Town,a?? DeSare revisiting Frank Sinatra's beloved arrangement of a?oeO Come, All Ye Faithful,a?? a rock shuffle duet of a?oeLet it Snow,a?? a?oeJingle Bell Rock,a?? a?oeWinter Wonderland,a?? the New York City premiere of a?oeEight Days of Lifea?? in celebration of Hanukkah, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
The Fearless Leap presents its third installment of Voice Box Indy at Dugout Bar in Fletcher Place on Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m. with a fitting Thanksgiving theme, a?oeKind & Generous,a?? a song by Natalie Merchant, which musical guest Melissa Sandullo will perform at the top of the show. From there, storytellers will share a story based on the theme, which will inspire the artist's next song selection.