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Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - West End Production Announces Full Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Full casting is announced for Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron). An American in Paris features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas. Directly following celebrated engagements in Paris and New York, this critically acclaimed and multi award-winning new musical bursts into life in the West End from Saturday 4 March 2017 with the official opening night on Tuesday 21 March 2017 at the Dominion Theatre.  (more...)

THE THREE MUSKETEERS Brings Fun for All to Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Artistic director Bob Hupp makes his directorial debut as Syracuse Stage opens the 17/18 season with the swashbuckling adventure "The Three Musketeers". This action-packed adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' 1844 classic novel opens Friday, Sept. 22 in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St. There will be preview performances Wednesday, Sept. 20 and Thursday, Sept. 21.   (more...)

Hilary Knight Exhibition Gets Extended Through October at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Best known as the illustrator of the American classic Eloise, Hilary Knight cites the performing arts as the single greatest influence on his life and career. Now for the first time, Knight's life-long love of the theatrical is the subject of a comprehensive exhibition, which has been extended through October 14, 2017 at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Hilary Knight's Stage-Struck World includes original artwork for posters, illustrations for Vanity Fair magazine (where Knight is a contributing editor), Knight's most recent work - three-dimensional portraits in stage-like settings - and costume and set designs for performances and revues that reveal that for Knight, all the world is indeed a stage. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Extends Booking Again To April 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar® winning Hollywood musical An American in Paris, has extended its engagement for a second time, with tickets now on sale until Saturday 28 April 2018. (more...)

San Diego Repertory Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE DYBBUK FOR HANNAH AND SAM'S WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) will present the world premiere of Associate Artistic Director Todd Salovey's newest play, 'The Dybbuk for Hannah and Sam's Wedding' as the third production of the theatre's 41st season. Written and directed by Salovey, the play is a one-man adaptation of the classic Jewish play 'The Dybbuk' by S. Ansky. (more...)

Scottsdale Arts Shines the Spotlight on France
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the internationally acclaimed Piaf! The Show on Saturday, Oct. 22, as part of its 2016-17 Discovery Series exploring the arts and culture of France. (more...)

Vicky's of Santa Fe Announces 2017 Show Supper Club Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Vicky's of Santa Fe has announced the 2017 Show Supper Club Series. (more...)

BWW Interview: Lola Boutée Shares Her Love of Burlesque and Career Leading The Dollface Dames
by Shari Barrett - Sep 1, 2017

Kira Turnage aka Lola Boutee, the CEO, Director and 2008 Founder of The Dollface Dames promises her troupe of Burlesque entertainers is the best L.A. has to offer with their high-class, show-stopping live entertainment for any occasion, whether you're looking for the best burlesque shows in town or to book choreographed full stage shows, cabaret dancers, burlesque soloists, singers, aerialists, fire performers, hoop artists, contortionists, variety acts, or magicians. My curiosity got the best of me, so I sat down to chat with her about her career and how she decided to get into the world of burlesque. (more...)

Scottsdale Arts Shines the Spotlight on France
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the internationally acclaimed Piaf! The Show on Today, Oct. 22, as part of its 2016-17 Discovery Series exploring the arts and culture of France. (more...)

San Diego Repertory Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE DYBBUK FOR HANNAH AND SAM'S WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) will present the world premiere of Associate Artistic Director Todd Salovey's newest play, 'The Dybbuk for Hannah and Sam's Wedding' as the third production of the theatre's 41st season. Written and directed by Salovey, the play is a one-man adaptation of the classic Jewish play 'The Dybbuk' by S. Ansky. (more...)

Rec Room Arts presents Modern Adaptation of Iconic Ballet, THE RITE OF SPRING
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Rec Room Arts (Artistic Director, Matt Hune; Executive Director, Stephanie Wittels Wachs) announces the cast and creative team for THE RITE OF SPRING. The production previews Wednesday, June 14th, opens on Thursday, June 15th, and runs through Saturday, July 8, 2017 in the 600 sq. ft. Back Room at Rec Room. (more...)

BWW Review: Gripping and Beautiful HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Synetic Theater
by Pamela Roberts - May 17, 2017

Synetic Theater's 'beautifully disturbing' HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME is gripping storytelling at its best. The wordless production conveys the epic tale with movement, spectacle, connection, and artistry. (more...)

Rhett Miller, Ben Ottewell and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces the return of The Old 97's' Rhett Miller, plus Ben Ottewell of Gomez, back-to-back shows with Squirrel Nut Zippers and more. (more...)

HILARY KNIGHT'S STAGE STRUCK WORLD Continues at Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Hilary Knight, the well known and honored illustrator, special exhibition: "Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World" continues at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 40 Lincoln Plaza (Broadway bet. 63rd & 65th Streets). (more...)

Bang on a Can and The Jewish Museum Present Vicky Chow in Tristan Perich's Surface Image
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

On Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum will present the final concert of their 2016-2017 concert season featuring Bang on a Can All-Stars pianist Vicky Chow. (more...)

Promethean Theatre's 2017-18 Season to Feature World Premiere, Plus Plays by Rivera, Girardoux
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Social commentary and satire with parallels to today, told through fantasy or absurdism, will be the focus of Promethean Theatre Ensemble's 2017-18 season. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Preview Performances Begin Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Previews begin tomorrow (Saturday 4 March 2017) for the highly anticipated new musical An American in Paris. Reduced prices (up to £10.00 off) apply at all performances from Saturday 4 March - Friday 31 March 2017. (more...)

SUU Professor Launches New Book
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Dave Admire, a Cedar City resident, retired judge, and retired Southern Utah University professor of criminal justice, has launched his first novel Terror in Paris. (more...)

Jewish Museum Presents Contemporary Art By Walter Benjamin's Magnum Opus
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The writings of Walter Benjamin, the influential German Jewish philosopher and cultural critic, are the basis for a contemporary art exhibition at the Jewish Museum on view through August 6, 2017. The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin examines themes in the author's magnum opus The Arcades Project via contemporary artworks in media ranging from photography and video to sculpture and painting, with annotations by the American poet Kenneth Goldsmith.   (more...)

Review Roundup: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS London Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The critically acclaimed and multi award-winning new musical An American in Paris had its official London premiere last night, Tuesday 21 March, at the beautifully restored Dominion Theatre. Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar-winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron) features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas.  (more...)

Marine Carrington Shares TROPICAL ART DEDO MOTIFS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Marine Carrington, an art deco enthusiast, and author, has completed her new book 'Tropical Art Deco Motifs': a gripping and captivating work of photography, architecture and history. (more...)

Eiffel Tower of The Parisian Macao is Illuminated at Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

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Dimitri Chamblas Joins CalArts as New Dean of The School of Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) announces that Dimitri Chamblas, former artistic director of the Paris Opera's creative digital platform 3rd Scene, has been chosen as the new Dean of the Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 19, 2017
by - Jun 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 19, 2016
by - Jun 19, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

SILENCE, S'IL VOUS PLAIT Brings Mimes to Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Silence speaks volumes in this poignant production, created by Toronto's latest indie, all female production company, Illusion, Coffee, and Poetry. Silence S'il Vous Plait is an exploration of the fleeting moments of attraction between strangers outside of a heteronormative context. When two mimes, Claudette and Jinxy, meet in the Streets of Paris, a whirlwind night of romance and adventure falls victim to reality as daylight breaks. (more...)

Full Programme for SPIRIT OF '47 Announced at Edinburgh International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Today the International Festival and British Council announce full details for Spirit of '47, a co-curated programme celebrating international cultural collaboration. The 10 day season of events features performances, screenings and talks from all over the world. (more...)

Jumio Helps Cityscoot Bring Va-Va-Vroom to the Streets of Paris
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

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BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Aurora Theatre And Theatrical Outfit
by Amy Zipperer - Jul 21, 2017

When Aurora Theatre announced that its 22nd season would open with a production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, a production offered in partnership with Theatrical Outfit, screams of giddy delight could be heard in the Broadway-themed living rooms of theatre nerds all across Atlanta. The 2014 tuner, showcasing the only collaboration between musical theatre legends Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, seemed destined for Broadway, but, despite the mostly favorable reviews coming out of its premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse and its subsequent transfer to the Papermill Playhouse, a prime destination for shows on the Broadway fast-track, the production just never made it to the Great White Way. Given that disappointing history, it's safe to say that theatergoers' appetities have been whetted for regional premieres of this highly-anticipated musical, and this powerful production, with Justin Anderson at the helm, definitely satisfies those cravings. (more...)

Centaur Theatre Sets 20th Annual Wildside Theatre Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

For its 20th anniversary, Centaur Theatre's Wildside Festival, running from January 5 to 15, 2017, presents one of its most eclectic line-ups for the 'hottest two weeks in winter'! Seven stimulating shows packed with humanity, humour and music, explore themes of female, cultural, and sexual identity, family relationships, journalistic responsibility, the search for authenticity and marginalization.   (more...)

Rehearsals Begin in London for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Rehearsals begin in London today for the highly anticipated new West End musical An American in Paris. Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron) features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas. (more...)

BWW Review: Tyne Daly Brings Jerry Herman's DEAR WORLD To The York Theatre
by Michael Dale - Feb 28, 2017

Listening to the original Broadway cast album of Jerry Herman's 1969 entry, DEAR WORLD, it's almost unimaginable to think you're hearing the score of a show that shuttered on Broadway after less than four months worth of performances. (more...)

Santa Monica Playhouse Presents the World Premiere of Albert James Kallis's A DELUSIONAL AFFAIR 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

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Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux to Perform at Mayo Center This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux come to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Centaur Theatre Sets 20th Annual Wildside Theatre Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

For its 20th anniversary, Centaur Theatre's Wildside Festival, running from January 5 to 15, 2017, presents one of its most eclectic line-ups for the 'hottest two weeks in winter'! Seven stimulating shows packed with humanity, humour and music, explore themes of female, cultural, and sexual identity, family relationships, journalistic responsibility, the search for authenticity and marginalization.   (more...)

Vicky's of Santa Fe Announces 2017 Show Supper Club Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Vicky's of Santa Fe has announced the 2017 Show Supper Club Series. (more...)

BWW Review: Ahmanson Welcomes Charming AMELIE
by Don Grigware - Dec 19, 2016

Amelie A New Musical, based on the 2001 French film Amelie, has a magical charm that reminds one of Matilda, at least in the beginning scenes. We meet the young Amelie (Savvy Crawford) who enters through a picture frame (see photo at left) and proceeds to tell her story, quite sad in fact, for she is saddled with a heart condition and difficult parents who keep her isolated and unhappy. Her mother meets a tragic, almost freakish demise and Amelie is brought up by her father who lives in a world of his own. As she matures, she realizes her lot in life will be to make other people happy. Now onstage at the Ahmanson Theatre through January 15, Amelie A New Musical has some wonderfully imaginative moments and a sparkling cast under the fast-paced direction of Pam MacKinnon. (more...)

BWW Review: Falling in Love with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Dr. Phillips Center
by Kimberly Moy - Dec 15, 2016

Paris is the city of love and this allure draws people to find themselves surrounded by art, light, and human connection. Set to the music of George and Ira Gershwin, the music of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS are instantly recognizable, but come with a twist in interpretation. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS harks back to the Golden Age of Broadway with archetypal characters, upbeat melodies, and long dance pieces. (more...)

Get in the Holiday Spirit with Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

This holiday season, Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts are decking the halls and rolling out festive offerings for guests celebrating the jolliest time of the year in Las Vegas. (more...)

French Duo Les Twins Crowned First-Ever Winners of NBC's WORLD OF DANCE
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Les Twins, the wildly talented twin brothers who made their way from performing on the Streets of Paris to sharing a stage with Beyonce, Jay-Z and Missy Elliot, have been crowned the best dancers in the world and the first champions of NBC's WORLD OF DANCE, summer's #1 new entertainment series. (more...)

Les Twins Named Winners of WORLD OF DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Les Twins, the wildly talented twin brothers who made their way from performing on the Streets of Paris to sharing a stage with Beyonce, Jay-Z and Missy Elliot, have been crowned the best dancers in the world and the first champions of NBC's 'World of Dance,' summer's #1 new entertainment series. (more...)

The Dominion Theatre, Home to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Completes £6m Refurbishment
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

London's Dominion Theatre, home to Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning Hollywood musical An American in Paris, has completed a £6 million restoration and unveils a brand new double-sided LED screen on Tottenham Court Road, the largest and highest resolution projecting screen on the exterior of a West End theatre.                                                (more...)

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Reveals Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Reveals Fall Events Season. Highlights include the Scottsdale International Film Festival, R&B legend Roberta Flack, flamenco guitarist Tomatito, the world-class Warsaw Philharmonic, The Havana Cuba All-Stars, best-selling author Garrison Keillor, Grammy-winning musician Bruce Hornsby, Broadway stars Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, The Capitol Steps' take on Trump vs. Hillary, and much more! (more...)

Le French Book Announces AmazonCrossing Will Publish the International Release of LOOKING TO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Le French Book, a mystery and thriller publisher dedicated to handpicking and translating top crime fiction from France, announces that AmazonCrossing will publish the Paris-based mystery, LOOKING TO THE WORDS. This title is part of the Paris Homicide series by award-winning author Frédérique Molay-whose writing Cara Black says 'blends suspense, authentic police procedure and ratcheting tension.' (more...)

Review Roundup: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Music Circus Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. ! Notable in the Music Circus production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame is that it's the first time for this show that the role of Quasimodo will be played by a Deaf actor, John McGinty. It also starred Lesli Margherita, Andrew Foote, Eric Kunze and Jim Hogan. (more...)

September Shows at City Winery Announced: Living Colour, Joan Osborne, Art Garfunkel & more
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

See the newly announced lineup for September at Chicago City Winery below! (more...)

WORLD OF DANCE Winners to Perform on Telemundo's PREMIOS TU MUNDO 8/24
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

On the heels of winning NBC's ratings blockbuster dance competition, "World of Dance," Telemundo announced that Twin Brother Hip-Hop Duo, Les Twins, will perform at the 6th annual PREMIOS TU MUNDO (Your World Awards) live on Thursday August 24, 2017 (more...)

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Hosts Free Exhibit 'Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Hilary Knight, the well known and honored illustrator, will have a special exhibition: "Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World" beginning April 25th at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 40 Lincoln Plaza (Broadway bet 63rd & 65th Streets). (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Extends Booking to January 2018!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film An American in Paris has been ecstatically received by audiences and critics since opening at the beautifully restored Dominion Theatre on 21 March 2017. The smash hit production has now extended booking, with tickets on sale until Saturday 27 January 2018. (more...)

Hilary Knight's STAGE STRUCK WORLD Special Exhibit Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Hilary Knight, the well known and honored illustrator, will have a special exhibition: "Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World" begins today, Tuesday, April 25th at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 40 Lincoln Plaza (Broadway bet 63rd & 65th Streets). (more...)

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