COME FROM AWAY To Open In China In 2020

A new production of the global success, Come From Away, will open in its first non-English speaking country with a tour of Chinain2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: China, Theatre, BWW News Desk

The Fixture S1 gives your Nintendo Switch an ergonomic pro-controller and prop-stand!

Self-proclaimed fans of ‘universal design’ Austin and Craig set out to give the Nintendo Switch a more ergonomic controller. The Fixture S1 is the fruit of many months of labor behind trying to make the world’s most popular portable console a bit more comfortably ergonomic. Designed to fit well around the contour of your palms, the Fixture S1 feels more like a true-blue controller, giving you the experience of a Playstation or Xbox in a portable format. Dock the Switch screen in the S1’s grip ...
Tags: Deals, Games, Design, Austin, Nintendo, Shop, Craig, Product Design, Nintendo Switch, Austin Stark, Craig Ovans, Fixture S1, Austin Stark Craig OvansClick

Review Roundup: Joshua Henry Stars In THE WRONG MAN At MCC Theater - See What The Critics Are Saying

MCC Theater's highly anticipated World Premiere of The Wrong Man, the new stage musical written by multi-platinum songwriter Ross Golan opened this week at The Newman Mills Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space. Read the reviews [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Mcc, BWW News Desk, MCC Theater, Joshua Henry, Ross Golan, Newman Mills Theater, Robert W Wilson

Photo Flash: HADESTOWN Star André De Shields Receives 2019 Project1Voice Lifetime Achievement Award

Emmy and 2019 Tony Award-winning actor, singer, dancer, director, choreographer, playwright and educator Andr De Shields received the 2019 Project1Voice Lifetime Achievement Award. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Tony Award, BWW News Desk

The Problem With Museums That Try To Tell The Story Of Classical Music

Classical music institutions have a built-in challenge in trying to arrange exhibits for the public: Their default archival documents tend to be just the kind of dusty memento the stereotype is describing. – Washington Post
Tags: Art, Music, 10.09.19

This pen-shaped devices is an extensive male-grooming kit

It isn’t No-shave November yet, so how about you groom that rough mane a little! Kong Dezheng’s Multifunctional Convenient Shaver is a one-piece, two-part product that lets you take control of frizzy, unkempt facial hair.The pen-shaped device slides right into your pocket, allowing you to carry it around with you wherever you go. When needed, the pen packs a pair of grooming scissors at one end, and a folding razor at the other, giving you the ability to groom yourself on the go. Quite nifty if ...
Tags: Design, Bathroom, Product Design, Shaver, Red Dot Concept 2019, Kong Dezheng

VIDEO: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Begins Previews At Baltimore Stage

The new play THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN starts previews tomorrow at Baltimore Center Stage. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Baltimore, Stage Tube

Photo Flash: First Look At Tracy Letts' LINDA VISTA On Broadway

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winnerTracy LettsAugust Osage County returns to Broadway this season with Linda Vista,a brutally comedic look at Wheeler, a 50-year-old divorcee in the throes of a mid-life spiral. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Wheeler, Broadway, Osage County, Tracy Letts, Linda Vista, BWW News Desk

BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in 2019/2020

With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty to give you insight into what to expect from their programs, from audition advice to real world experience and more. Today we're looking at University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music. Check out info on the school and answers about their program [Author: Linnae Medeiros]
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How to Get Broadway Tickets for Under $50

Looking for Broadway tickets for cheap TodayTix has got your fix. Check out not one, not two, not three... but thirteen different Broadway shows that you can get tickets to for under 50. [Author: TodayTix]
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Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS

The reviews are in What did the critics have to say Don your ruby slipper Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows The Road to Oz is now on stagefeaturing a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento. [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Don, Review Roundups, Marc Acito, David Libby, Tina Marie Casamento

Mona Lisa Returns To Its Regular Refurbished Gallery

The Louvre attracts 10.2 million people a year with about 80 per cent believed to come just to see the Mona Lisa. In July, officials had to restrict access for three days because of the chaos caused by the queues. – The Telegraph (UK)
Tags: Art, Mona Lisa, Visual, 10.08.19

Facebook Would Pay $40 Million For Falsely Inflating Video Metrics

The suit accused Facebook of acknowledging miscalculations in metrics upon press reports, but still not taking responsibility for the breadth of the problem. “The average viewership metrics were not inflated by only 60%-80%; they were inflated by some 150 to 900%,” stated an amended complaint. – The Hollywood Reporter
Tags: Art, Facebook, Media, Audience, 10.08.19

Advancing Philosophy Comes In Clarifying Existing Ideas

“It is no triviality to define analytic philosophy. Broadly, it combines a faith in formal logic as a tool for eliminating philosophical confusion with an almost unquestioned, at least in recent decades, belief in its own status as continuous with the natural sciences.” – The Point
Tags: Art, Ideas, 10.08.19

Tyshawn Sorey And The Dawning Of Musical Consciousness

“Besides the physical notation, the sheet of paper or whatever, there’s also the psychological notation. That should also be there—where you can deal with the music on a real level. Whether it’s notated on paper or not. You’re still in the room and you’re still in the music.” – NewMusicBox
Tags: Art, Music, Tyshawn Sorey, Sj1, 10.01.19

Minneapolis’ Renovated Hotel Emery

Mid-century accents and thoughtful amenities add to the city's lively downtown destination Located within the historic Midland Bank building in Minneapolis, the Hotel Emery (part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection) assumes all 10 floors, turning what was once known as Hotel Minneapolis into a destination drenched in mid-century modern inspired design. A recent hefty renovation of the 229-room hotel resulted in an expansive gym and vast …
Tags: Travel, Design, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Marriott, Dining, Accomodation, Autograph Collection, Mid Century Modern, Midland Bank, Hotel Emery, Hotel Minneapolis

Kristin Chenoweth Reveals That She Wants to Write a Broadway Musical

Stage and screen favorite Kristin Chenoweth is getting ready to return to Broadway this fall in a live concert celebrating the release of her new album FOR THE GIRLS. Kristin has Broadway plans beyond this next show, however. When asked on Variety's Stagecraft podcast about the idea of writing a musical, Chenoweth responded 'I think about it a lot. I want someone to collaborate with me on a story I have, and it would be for Broadway.' [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Kristin Chenoweth, Kristin, Chenoweth, BWW News Desk

Benzos And Bombers: Street Artists Stymied By Little-Known AWCPA

These street artists may want to port their spray cans, brushes, and briefs on over to the Sixth Circuit, and seek redress.
Tags: Art, Sixth Circuit, Law, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Art Law, James Lewis, Scott Alan Burroughs, Jeff Soto, Maxx Gramajo, Daniel Bombardier, Mercedez-Benz

VIDEO: Mario Cantone Croons Impeachment Tune to Joy Behar on Her Birthday

Joy to the world Monday October 7 was Joy Behar's birthday and no one is celebrating in more style than Mario Cantone. Cantone surprised the television host in the midst of an episode of The View and sang a song to celebrate the day. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Joy Behar, Mario Cantone, Stage Tube, Mario Cantone Cantone

Porcelain Weapons

Sculptures of traditional weapons made of delicate blue and white porcelain. Porcelain weapons created by Helena Hauss “represent the inner strength and fury that comes with being a woman”. Hell Hath no Fury Also check out: Tattooed Porcelain Figurines
Tags: Design, Inspiration, Helena Hauss

Save on Tickets to See SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW on Broadway

One of the most successful international tours of all time, TonyAward-nominated SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW returns to Broadway for 8 weeks only The romantically wistful theatrical adventure will be at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre for a limited holiday engagement. Unleashing a breathtaking artistic thrill ride for audiences of all ages and languages, the show offers a dreamlike vision that overflows with magical dynamism and humorous antics, set within an absurd and surrealistic world. [Author: Contests - ...
Tags: Theatre, Stephen Sondheim, Broadway, Contests - Broadway

Barcelona Dance Company Barred From Performing In Los Angeles

The Latino Theater Company announced today that it has been forced to cancel the two-week run of Spanish performance artist Marta Carrasco's 'Perra de Nadie' that was sponsored by SPAIN arts culture and scheduled to run Oct. 10 through Oct. 20. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Los Angeles, Spain, BWW News Desk, Latino Theater Company, Barcelona Dance Company, Marta Carrasco

BWW Contest: Win Tickets to Three Different New York City Food & Wine Festival Events!

Get ready for a delicious weekend because BroadwayWorld is giving you the chance to win tickets to three different events at this year's New York City Wine Food Festival. Don't miss your chance to experience this mouthwatering event with some of your favorite celebrity chefs and Broadway favorites. Check out the links to enter [Author: BWW Contests]
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Jason Gotay Joins New York City Center's EVITA

BroadwayWorld has learned that Jason Gotay has joined New York City Center's Gala Presentation of Evita, November 13 - 24. Gotay will bring to life Che Guevara. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Che Guevara, BroadwayWorld, New York City Center, BWW News Desk, Jason Gotay, Gotay

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Bright Horses

Truly stirring, the piano-led “Bright Horses” from Ghosteen by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds is mystical, yet universal. The poetic lyrics (poignant and centered on a “horses of love” metaphor) shift from sorrow to hope, and the result is powerful. “And we’re all so sick and tired of seeing things as they are / And horses are just horses and their manes aren’t full …
Tags: Music, Design, Culture, Nick Cave, Listenup, New Music, Art Rock, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Experimental rock

Kathleen Turner & James Naughton to Star in Ivoryton's A CHRISTMAS CAROL

On December 8thand 9th, for two performances only, the Ivoryton Playhouse will present a very special production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL with Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe winner Kathleen Turner in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge and Tony award winner, James Naughton, as Marley and the Ghosts. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Marley, Carol, Kathleen Turner, Tony, Ebenezer Scrooge, BWW News Desk, James Naughton, Ivoryton, Ivoryton Playhouse

Why Are Streaming Companies Paying Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars For Old TV Shows?

These pricey deals for what is essentially digital reruns have, like the Seinfeld syndication deal two decades ago, raised eyebrows. Why are streaming companies willing to pay so much for shows of nostalgic value? And as numerous companies prepare to launch their own streaming services – HBO Max and Peacock, not to mention the forthcoming Apple TV+ – why bet on the appeal of legacy TV shows? – The Guardian
Tags: Apple, Art, Media, Audience, Peacock, HBO Max, 10.08.19

Kara Walker Breaks Down the Influences Behind Her Bold New Work at the Tate Modern

'Fons Americanus,' a 13-meter-high fountain addresses the brutal history of slavery and empire
Tags: Art, News, Uncategorized, Tate Modern, Kara Walker, Fons Americanus

Photographer Martin Usborne Revisits A Childhood Fear Of Being Left Alone In A Car

We all have experiences from childhood, good and bad, that have stayed with us all our lives. For London photographer Martin Usborne, it was being left in a car at a young age. More: Martin Usborne, Facebook h/t: plainmagazine “I don’t know when or where or for how long, possibly at the age of four, perhaps outside a supermarket, probably fifteen minutes only,” recounts Usborne. Source
Tags: Childhood, Photography, Design, London, Dogs, Cars, Fears, Martin Usborne, Martin Usborne Facebook

MorMor: Some Place Else

“Another day like yesterday / Where it all just slips away / A change of scene, a change of pace / I’m waiting on some better days,” MorMor (aka Toronto singer Seth Nyquist) whispers on his track “Some Place Else.” It appears on his EP of the same name, but received the video treatment just recently. The visuals are equally melancholy, but add a complexity …
Tags: Design, Music Videos, Toronto, Black And White, Culture, Indie, Listenup, MorMor, Some Place Else, Seth Nyquist

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