BWW Review: In Any Language, the London-Thoron HATUEY Brings Fire to Kasser Theatre at Montclair State
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 21, 2018

'A Ukrainian Jew walked into a bar in Havana....' Wait, haven't I heard this one before? Not by a longshot. HATUEY: MEMORY OF FIRE, the opera by Frank London and Elise Thoron, performed in Yiddish, English and Spanish, is a unique work that ambitiously crosses many creative lines in a work inspired by a kind of Yiddish epic poem. (more...)

Michael J. Rossi's Presents Debut, THE GIANTS OF THE CITADEL
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

What was the world like when the giants ruled it? Author Michael J. Rossi reveals the answer as he takes his readers on a fantastic journey through time to witness the rise of Adam and Eve that changed the world forever in his new book, The Giants of the Citadel. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Highly regarded for popularizing traditional Irish folk music across the world, “The Chieftains” bring their bagpipes, banjos and exciting musicality to Pacific Symphony Pops for an extension of this year's St. Patrick's Day celebrations! Co-founder Paddy Moloney and his band have won six Grammy Awards, released 58 albums and performed everywhere from Carnegie Hall to the Great Wall of China. By collaborating with contemporary musicians across multiple genres—Pavarotti, Van Morrison, Ziggy Marley and Elvis Costello, to name a few—The Chieftains have enjoyed more than 50 years at the top of the modern music charts. Their international fame stems from their ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music. The music on their new album, “Voice of Ages,” remains as fresh and relevant as when they first began. (more...)

New Music from Jeff White - The 'Musician's Musician'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

The term, “highly anticipated” is tossed around often in music press, but it can't begin to describe the excitement among true music insiders surrounding the release of Right Beside You, the new album from Jeff White. (more...)

Punch Brothers Coming to Jorgensen, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Back by popular demand, Punch Brothers, the astonishing, otherworldly string band quintet featured on the soundtrack of the Coen Brothers' film Inside Llewyn Davis, will play Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 29, at 8 p.m. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Highly regarded for popularizing traditional Irish folk music across the world, "The Chieftains" bring their bagpipes, banjos and exciting musicality to Pacific Symphony Pops for an extension of this year's St. Patrick's Day celebrations! Co-founder Paddy Moloney and his band have won six Grammy Awards, released 58 albums and performed everywhere from Carnegie Hall to the Great Wall of China. By collaborating with contemporary musicians across multiple genres-Pavarotti, Van Morrison, Ziggy Marley and Elvis Costello, to name a few-The Chieftains have enjoyed more than 50 years at the top of the modern music charts. Their international fame stems from their ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music. The music on their new album, "Voice of Ages," remains as fresh and relevant as when they first began. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 12, 2018
by - Dec 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sansone and Stuart Lay Claim to Ownership of Nashville Ballet's RITE OF SPRING
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 28, 2012

Inspired by the original work choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky and performed to the glorious music composed by Igor Stravinsky for the original Ballets Russes production, Nashville Ballet's rendition of Rite of Spring further underscores the company's artistic range and the depth of artistic director Paul Vasterling's bench, which is exemplified by Kayla Rowser and Jon Upleger in his thrilling, stirring Firebird that opens the evening's twin-bill of ballets. (more...)