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ONCE Extends at The Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Grand Theatre announces that due to high demand its production of ONCE has been extended. (more...)

Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica announces an exciting new season presenting the best choral music from around the world in one of Philadelphia's most awe inspiring venues, the soaring Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Center City Philadelphia. (more...)

Pit Stop Players Present ABSOLUTE COLLUSION: AN EVENING OF GREAT RUSSIAN MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Cited by The New York Times for their flair, spirited readings, and playfully cohesive programs, the Pit Stop Players have taken their place at the cutting edge of New York's cultural landscape, bringing exciting contemporary music to new audiences, and upending conventional assumptions about concert programming. Led by music director Joshua Rosenblum, the Pit Stop Players have played collectively in pit orchestras for over 150 Broadway productions. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL Finds Full Company for Holiday Run at Boch Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the Boston engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Review Roundup: PRINCE OF EGYPT at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

PRINCE OF EGYPT follows the saga of Moses and Ramses, his Pharaoh brother, and the indomitable people who changed them both forever. The show is based on the DreamWorks animated film of the same name, and runs at TheatreWorks through November 5. It has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Philip LaZebnik. (more...)

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Special Guest Andre Watts at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Andr Watts is one of classical music's most enduring superstars and set to perform with Grammy-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Sunday, October 22nd at 3pm. See Watts brings his elegant luster to Mozart's first great Piano Concerto, No. 9, the 'Jeunehomme and play Beethoven's path-breaking First Symphony. This performance also features the world premiere of Vijay Iyer's Asunder, commissioned by Orpheus. Iyer is acclaimed for his diverse discography of jazz albums and a list of upcoming commissions that places him in rare company among contemporary composers. (more...)

Crystal Cruises Announces Expanded Collection Of 2017 & 2018 'Crystal Getaways'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

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China NCPA Orchestra to Present US Premiere of Qigang Chen's Luan Tan on 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that Music Director and Conductor L Jia and the China NCPA Orchestra will present the US premiere of Qigang Chen's Luan Tan in place of his previously announced work, Itin raire d'une illusion, during the orchestra's concert on Monday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. The composer has postponed the premiere of Itin raire d'une illusion in order to allow time to complete the final version of the work. (more...)

Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company to Celebrate 80th Anniversary with IOLANTHE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company will lead off their 80th Anniversary season with a special production of Iolanthe (which is the first production Ridgewood G&S presented during their founding in 1937). Iolanthe runs November 4-26 in various locations throughout the tri-state area. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Presents New Work By Augusta Read Thomas With Third Coast Percussion
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Chicago Philharmonic returns to Harris Theater on November 12 for the third year, proudly presenting the world premiere of Augusta Read Thomas' Sonorous Earth with 2017 Grammy award-winning Third Coast Percussion. (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse Hosts Second Annual LOVERLY TEA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premiere professional theatre, will host the second annual Loverly Tea luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. (more...)

Brevard Symphony Presents Charlie Chaplin's CITY LIGHTS Film-In-Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Get ready for movie night at the Symphony! On November 4th, the Brevard Symphony Orchestra will present Charlie Chaplin's City Lights at the King Center For The Performing Arts in Melbourne. Under the baton of Maestro Christopher Confessore, the BSO will perform the entire score live as Chaplin's 1931 romantic comedy City Lights is shown on screen above the Orchestra. (more...)

Works & Process Presents Tanaquil Le Clercq's The Ballet Cook Book: A 50th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

In 1967, ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq published The Ballet CookBook, her masterful compendium of ballet history, food stories, and recipes from over 90 leading dancers and choreographers of the day, including George Balanchine, Jacques d'Amboise, Melissa Hayden, and Allegra Kent. (more...)

Concerts at Christ Church 2017 Presents Simon Cobcroft & Andrew Georg: Cello & Organ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

At 2.30pm Sunday 5 November Concerts at Christ Church North Adelaide, 62-72 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide presents the unique collaboration of Simon Cobcroft, Principal Cellist with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Christ Church's organist Andrew Georg. (more...)

Segerstrom Center For The Arts And Attila Glatz Concert Productions Proudly Announce Salute To Vienna New Year's Concert
by Abby Rowold - Oct 18, 2017

Celebrate the arrival of 2018 in spectacular style with Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. You'll be enchanted by the spirited romance of operetta, the glamour of ballroom dance and the delicate beauty of ballet. Inspired by the tradition of Vienna's beloved New Year's Concert, this frothy celebration blends acclaimed European singers and dancers with a full orchestra for a rich cultural experience that will leave you longing to join them on the dance floor. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at San Diego Civic Center
by Ron Bierman - Oct 18, 2017

The Pirates of Penzance--opera or operetta? The answer to that question seems important to some opera lovers who believe a 'serious' opera company doesn't do operettas. Too bad for them if their doubts made them miss out on San Diego Opera's hugely entertaining production. A nearly sold-out audience laughed frequently as Gilbert and Sullivan made fun of inept but kind-hearted pirates, cowardly policeman trying their best, and even Queen Victoria, who made a non-singing appearance with the signature rotation of the raised royal hand. While musicologists, historians and purists at home argued about the correct classification of the work, excellent operatic singers delivered clever lyrics and threw themselves into the light-heartedly silly plot. (more...)

Erik Gratton, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Star in ELF THE MUSICAL at Madison Square Garden; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the New York engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. The show will play from December 13 through December 29 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (more...)

The 5th Annual Elizabeth Krehm Memorial Concert to Benefit St. Michael's Hospital
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

An accomplished group of musicians will assemble on Tuesday Nov. 14, 2017 for a special performance at Christ Church Deer Park in Toronto to benefit St. Michael's Hospital (SMH). (more...)

Backstreet Boys, Phillip Phillips Join 2017 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR Performance Line
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

CMT today announced pop icons Backstreet Boys and fan-favorite singer/songwriter Phillip Phillips have been added to the performance roster for this year's 2017 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR special airing live from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 18 at 8 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Billy Corgan, Colin Hay, and Pink Martini to Play the Grand
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Three artists are set to play The Grand Opera House this week, all performing songs off of newly released albums (more...)

Janet Dacal, Ed Dixon, Judy Gold, Brandon Uranowitz and More Set for Project Shaw's VOTES FOR WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group continues its 12th Season of PROJECT SHAW when it presents its 128th concert presentation, Votes for Women, a rare staging of the 1907 play by Elizabeth Robins, for one night only, on Monday, November 20th at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Jody Christopherson's GREENCARD WEDDING to Premiere at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Goode Productions (with Associate Producer Meredith Packer) will present the World Premiere of Greencard Wedding, an indie rock musical written by Jody Christopherson co-directed by Morgan Zipf-Meister at HERE (145 Avenue of the Americas, entrance on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street), November 29 - December 20, 2017. (more...)

Mondavi Center Announces Just Added Performance The Mark Wood Experience Holiday Extravaganza
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis is pleased to announce an addition to the performance schedule for its 2017-18 season. Mark Wood, original member and string master with the internationally acclaimed Trans-Siberian Orchestra, will perform alongside the Davis Senior High School Symphony Orchestra and Davis High Honor Choir (Angelo Moreno, Director) to create holiday magic with The Mark Wood Experience Holiday Extravaganza. (more...)

York Symphony Orchestra Receives First Three 'Chair Endowments'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The York Symphony Orchestra is honored to announce three Chair Endowments, including exemplary gifts by the Appell Family and the Powder Mill Foundation in honor of Jody and Louis J. Appell, Jr. for the Music Director chair (more...)


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November 2017 at the TSO: Measha Brueggergosman, Louis Lortie, and Angela Hewitt Grace the TSO stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

From the moving and powerful Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation to the family fun of Wall-to-Wall Percussion, November at the TSO explores the gamut of human emotions. Additional musical offerings include the rich music of Vaughan Williams and Mahler, the pure interpretations of Angela Hewitt, and Stravinsky's rousing Firebird suite. (more...)

2018 Arizona Bach Festival Comes To Phoenix
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Arizona Bach Festival returns for its 9th annual season of four inspiring, transcendent performances of the music of Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra to Mix Music and Yoga in 'TRANQUILITY' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and the American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will present a special free relaxing evening 'Tranquility: Yoga with the American Pops Orchestra' on Friday, November 10 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Pentacle Announces Fall Further VI Sunday, October 22nd at 7:00pm at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Pentacle Presents: Fall Further VI is Pentacle's annual fall showcase featuring the works of Pentacle Gallery artists and guests. Now in its sixth year, this year's performance includes works from CoreDance Contemporary, danceTactics performance group, Hanna Q Dance Company, SYREN Modern Dance and The Moving Architects (more...)

Institute for Contemporary Art to Open Next Spring at Virginia Commonwealth University
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

On April 21, 2018, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) will unveil the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA), a new, non-collecting contemporary art institution designed by Steven Holl Architects. (more...)

Harmonie Ensemble/New York, Maestro Richman Release 'Toscanini 150th Anniversary Tribute'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The October 27, 2017 release of the 'Toscanini 150th Anniversary Tribute' CD, which Steven Richman recorded using one of Toscanini's own batons, is the Harmonie Ensemble / New York's 14th recording. (more...)

Cristina Fontanelli Announces 14th Annual CHRISTMAS IN ITALY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Award-winning singer and PBS-TV host CRISTINA FONTANELLI returns to Symphony Space for the 14th year of her magical 'Christmas in Italy,' (r) a love letter to her Italian heritage and her grandparents with an evening of music, dance, and holiday joy - Italian style - December 9 & 10. A special bonus - through the generosity of RONZONI - sponsor of 'Christmas in Italy ' - each audience member will receive a free Ronzoni spoon and coupon for a box of free pasta. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly to Bring BOTH SIDES NOW to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Laura Michelle Kelly in 'Both Sides Now' on November 7, 2017. (more...)

Ripe Time to Premiere Haruki Murakami's SLEEP in Philadelphia & Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Sleep will make its world premiere, October 27-28, at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania and will have its New York premiere at BAM Fisher as part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival, November 29 - December 2. (more...)

Edo de Waart Replaces Christoph von Dohnanyi for New York Philharmonic Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Edo de Waart will replace Christoph von Dohn nyi in concerts featuring the World Premiere-New York Philharmonic commission of Bent S rensen's Evening Land; Emanuel Ax as soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 (replacing the previously announced Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27); and Brahms's Symphony No. 2. (more...)

Review Roundup: Leif Ove Andsnes Performs with The New York Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Leif Ove Andsnes continues with his final performance on October 17, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Swire SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS Shines the Spotlight on Young Musical Prodigies
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Swire Symphony Under The Stars, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's free annual outdoor mega-concert, is just around the corner. This year, the HK Phil has invited two young Hong Kong musical prodigies, pianist Johnson Li and violinist Paloma So, to perform against the backdrop of the city's spectacular harbour skyline. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Jody Christopherson's Horror Piece AMP, Coming to HERE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Goode Productions (with Associate Producer Meredith Packer) will present the World Premiere of AMP, a solo horror piece written and performed by Jody Christopherson, directed by Isaac Byrne (The Other Mozart; In Vestments) at HERE (145 Avenue of the Americas, entrance on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street), December 5-19. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below! (more...)

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Artistic Achievements of 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Today, at its Annual Meeting, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra celebrated the significant artistic achievements and community impact of its 2016/2017 season. (more...)

Populist Records Releases Electrifying Pair of CD's This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Populist Records, the LA-based label dedicated to new music from Southern California, releases an electrifying pair of CDs on October 20: for Duane, comprising first recordings of five works by rising composer/conductor/guitarist Nicholas Deyoe, and Sweet Anxiety, featuring six solo acoustic works performed by sought-after cellist Ashley Walters. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Neo-Futurists present Ensemble Member Kirsten Riiber's TANGLES & PLAQUES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

The Neo-Futurists present Ensemble Member Kirsten Riiber's Tangles & Plaques, October 12 November 18, directed by Artistic Associate Jen Ellison at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (at Foster) in Andersonville. Previews are Thursday, Oct. 12 Saturday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m., with opening night Monday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Performances run Thursdays Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices for previews and Thursdays are pay-what-you-can; for the regular run, tickets are $10-25. Tickets and information are available at neofuturists.org or 773.275.5255. (more...)

Stephen Cole and Todd Ellison's New Musical THE BLACK AND WHITE BALL to Receive Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

It's 1966. Summer in New York City. America is a country in transition. Racial tensions are coming to a head. Black Power is a new catch-phrase in all the daily papers. The country is divided. Protests and violence are everywhere. The classes are ready to clash! (more...)

Semyon Bychkov Named Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Czech Philharmonic Starting in 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

The Czech Philharmonic today announced the appointment of Semyon Bychkov as Chief Conductor and Music Director starting in the 2018-19 season. Mr. Bychkov has been a frequent guest conductor of the Czech Philharmonic since first appearing with the Orchestra in 2013, and he is also currently the Artistic Director of The Tchaikovsky Project, which he launched with the Orchestra last October and which encompasses concerts and a Decca recording cycle. (more...)

Michel Camilo Releases New Live Solo Piano Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

GRAMMY , EMMY and three-time Latin GRAMMY Award winner Michel Camilo will release LIVE IN LONDON, a special 'live' solo piano album, set for November 16, 2017 through his own record label imprint, Redondo Music. (more...)

Great Music Returns to St. Bart's for the 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Great Music at St. Bart's, the concert series produced by the Mid-Manhattan Performing Arts Foundation (MMPAF), for the past seven years has presented music in St. Bartholomew's Church, a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of New York located in the heart of midtown Manhattan. The magnificent 1918 Romanesque-style church features a portal designed by Stanford White and a grand Byzantine-style interior and two of New York's unlikely but outstanding concert spaces: the 150-seat chapel, an intimate and acoustically brilliant space that is perfectly suited for contemporary chamber music, and the majestic 1,000-seat sanctuary outfitted with comfortable chairs enabling flexible seating whose Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ is the largest in New York City and one of the finest examples of the American Classic Organ in the U.S. (more...)

BWW Review: First Night at the Knight Succeeds With RODRIGO CONCERTO
by Perry Tannenbaum - Oct 14, 2017

Young guitarist Pablo S inz Villegas burned with Spanish duende, assuring that Charlotte Symphony's first Classics Series concert at Knight Theater wouldn't be their last. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/14/2017
by - Oct 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/14/2017. (more...)

Art and Politics Will Collide in Rubicon's TAKING SIDES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company (RTC) opens the company's 2017-2018 20th Anniversary Season with a provocative and gripping drama based on the story of German conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtw ngler, who remained in Germany after Hitler's rise to power and was later accused of being a Nazi sympathizer. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents 'Shooting for the Stars' Family Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra takes concertgoers on an intergalactic adventure in Shooting for the Stars family concerts on Saturday, November 18, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. The program features music inspired by the far reaches of space including Holst's The Planets and the otherworldly main themes from Star Wars and Star Trek and music that will inspire concertgoers to shoot for the stars and dream their own dreams. (more...)

National Chorale Presents Carl Orff's 'Carmina Burana' and Leonard Bernstein's 'Chichester Psalms'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, kicks off its 2017-2018 Season at Lincoln Center with Carl Orff's Carmina Burana and Leonard Bernstein'sChichester Psalms on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. (more...)

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