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BWW TV: Creators Stephen Schwartz & Philip LaZebnik Talk Musical THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

Brand-new musical The Prince of Egypt opens tomorrow night 25 Februaryat London's Dominion Theatre. BroadwayWorld sat down with creatorsStephen Schwartz and Philip LaZebnik - watch the video interview below [Author: BroadwayWorld UK TV]
Tags: London, Theatre, Egypt, Schwartz, Stephen Schwartz, Philip LaZebnik, BroadwayWorld UK TV, Dominion Theatre BroadwayWorld

VIDEO: Watch How the Olivier Award Statue Gets Made!

Have you ever wondered how the Olivier Award statue is made Now you can find out in this all new video from Official London Theatre [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: London, Theatre, Stage Tube

Photo Flash: First Look at THE PRINCE OF EGYPT in the West End

Brand-new musical THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is now in previews at London's Dominion Theatre.Get a first look at the cast in action in the photographs below [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Egypt, West End, BWW News Desk

This Spring’s Most Anticipated New Books, in Pictures

The artist Sophie von Hellermann, whose new solo show opens in London this summer, illustrates scenes from this season’s new releases.
Tags: Art, London, News, Charles, King, Lily, Yu, Greenwell, Sophie, Aravind, Books and Literature, Garth (1978-, Cleanness (Book, Interior Chinatown (Book, Amnesty: A Novel (Book, Adiga

NYT Writes on Dealers Using Instagram to Sell Works

The NYT has a piece this week on the increasing focus and emphasis auction houses and dealers are placing on Instagram to sell work. “I often get contacted by collectors about specific objects I’ve shown on Instagram, and then that turns into a different conversation,” says Matt Carey-Williams, the London-based deputy chairman for Europe and Asia […]
Tags: Art, Asia, Europe, London, News, Instagram, Art News, Minipost, Matt Carey Williams

Photo Flash: PRINCE OF EGYPT Cast Poses For All New Portraits

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the brand-new musical that is now in previews at London's Dominion Theatre, has released a series of principal cast character portraits [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, BWW News Desk

Exclusive: Gavin Creel Teases New Show With Sara Bareilles!

Gavin Creel is the first star to appear on a new weekly podcast, launched today by concert producers Club 11 London and William J Connolly. On the show, Creel teases an exciting new project with Grammy winner Sara Bareilles, currently his co-star in the West End production ofWaitress. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Sara Bareilles, Gavin Creel, BWW News Desk, Creel, William J Connolly

Best shows to see in London in 2020

Putting on the world’s greatest shows since Shakespeare made his mark in the 1500s, London is right up there with Broadway as the most iconic place in the world to watch theater. If you’ve made your way through the long list of West End giants like The Lion King and Mamma Mia, don’t worry — you’re not done just yet. From the dark, heart-wrenching melodrama to the all-singing, all-dancing musicals, here’s our pick of London’s hottest new shows for 2020. 1. Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare’s Globe...
Tags: Travel, Elsa, Jessica Chastain, UK, New York, Hollywood, London, Theatre, Disney, Bbc, Julia Roberts, Jake Gyllenhaal, New York Times, Stephen Sondheim, Yann Martel, Broadway

Review Roundup: What Did London Critics Think Of BE MORE CHILL?

Be More Chill opened in London last night at The Other Palace It's based on the groundbreaking novel of the same name by Ned Vizzini, with original music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz. Let's see what the critics think [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: London, Theatre, Review Roundups, Joe Iconis, Ned Vizzini, Joe Tracz

BWW TV: Relive THE PRINCE OF EGYPT's Journey from Screen to Stage!

Performances are underway for THE PRINCE OF EGYPT-the new musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Wicked, Godspell, a book by Philip LaZebnik Mulan, Pocahontas and based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film. The new musical opens at London's Dominion Theatre on Tuesday 25 February 2020, for a limited 32-week engagement. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: London, Theatre, Egypt, Dreamworks Animation, Stephen Schwartz, BroadwayWorld TV, Dominion Theatre, Philip LaZebnik Mulan Pocahontas

How Musicians Are Starting To Grapple With The Climate Impact Of Touring

“It seems to me that the only solution commensurate with the scale of the problem is fundamentally changing the way musicians work. We have to stop seeing it as reasonable that we’d play in Barcelona one day, London the next, and New York two days later. And stop seeing it as reasonable that, at a big festival in Barcelona, fifty thousand out of the hundred thousand people there have flown from the U.K. to attend.” – The New Yorker
Tags: Art, Music, New York, London, Barcelona, 02.18.20

Photo Flash: First Look at BE MORE CHILL in London; Opening Tonight!

Be More Chill officially comes to London tonight at The Other Palace [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, BWW News Desk

Motion Design Tuesday: Imperial College Business School Annual Report

Motion Design Tuesday: Imperial College Business School Annual Report abduzeedoFeb 18, 2020 Earlier in 2019, Jonathan Lindgren was approached by OPX in London to visualize the cover of Imperial College Business School Annual Report. The idea was to use the already established visual language, along with an idea of navigation and strategy, but Jonathan went further and created a beautiful motion design piece to go along with the branding work. The visual lang...
Tags: Design, London, Jonathan, Imperial College Business School, Jonathan Lindgren, OPX, Motion Design Imperial College Loop Animation

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Tony Winner Nikki M. James

Tony Award winner Nikki M. James The Book of Mormon sat down with Ilana and shared stories of growing up in a small suburb in New Jersey and feeling like no one else looked like her and how the unexpected reaction to a solo she sang in kindergarten changed her life forever . Nikki opens up about how the loss of her father changed her so deeply at a very young age and that time she was in London and got a call asking if she might be able to take over in the London production of Mormon -that night...
Tags: London, Theatre, New Jersey, Broadway, Nikki, Ilana, Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine, Ilana Levine, Tony Winner Nikki M James, Nikki M James The Book of Mormon

Zero waste living is easy with these products designed for the conscious customers!

A zero-waste lifestyle is something we should all aspire towards. Whether it’s by trying our hand at composting, reusing products, or buying products that are recyclable and eco-friendly, we can all start by taking a few steps. Luckily designers have been coming up with designs that support a zero-waste lifestyle. So, here are a couple of designs that will help you kickstart your zero-waste journey!Ditching the notion that computer peripherals must always be made of plastic, the Ice Mouse is a n...
Tags: Design, London, Zero Waste, Product Design, Benjamin Hubert, KardeN, Abidur Chowdhury, Federal University of Minas Gerais, YD Design Storm, Alphapot, Tommy Cheong, Design Storm, Green/Sustainable, Coolpaste, Allan Gomes, Saksham Mahajan

New Bob Marley Musical GET UP, STAND UP is Headed to the West End in 2021

A new Bob Marley musical is headed to London's West End in 2021 [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Bob Marley, West End, BWW News Desk

Two Men Broke Into A London Bookshop Intending To Rob It, But Then They Found The Prosecco

They found no cash, but there was alcohol. “Front and back windows at Gay’s the Word, which became the UK’s first gay bookshop when it was opened in 1979 and which featured in the film Pride, were smashed last Sunday. But after ransacking the shop and drinking a bottle of tequila left on the premises after a member of staff’s birthday, the burglars were caught by police in the store’s kitchen drinking prosecco.” – The Guardian (UK)
Tags: Art, UK, London, Words, 02.14.20

Yayoi Kusama to Show Infinity Rooms in London

Yayoi Kusama will stage another major show of her Infinity Rooms at the Tate Modern this May, the museum has announced.  The show will feature two such works as well as documentation of early performance pieces by the artist.  Read more at Art News    
Tags: Art, London, News, Tate Modern, Art News, Minipost, Yayoi Kusama

Wayne McGregor Is Choreographing A Margaret Atwood Ballet

In a joint project for the Royal Ballet of Great Britain and the National Ballet of Canada, McGregor will create MaddAddam, a three-act work based on Atwood’s trilogy Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood and MaddAddam with a new score by Max Richter. The world premiere will be this coming November in Toronto, with London performances in 2022. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, London, Toronto, Dance, Max Richter, Wayne McGregor, Oryx, Atwood, 02.14.20, Margaret Atwood Ballet, Royal Ballet of Great Britain, National Ballet of Canada McGregor

AO Auction Recap – London: Post-War and contemporary Evening Sales, February 11th-13th, 2020

David Hockney, The Splash (1966), final price: £23,117,000, via Sotheby’s With the bustle of LA’s numerous art fairs opening their doors across the Atlantic and all the way across the country, one could be understood for overlooking the string of auctions taking place in London this week.  Yet a trio of sales went over all the […]
Tags: Art, London, La, Atlantic, David Hockney, Art News, Featured Post, Sotheby, Auction Results, AO Auction Recap

Chair Designs that prove why they are the king of modern furniture!

A good chair design is extremely crucial. Whether it’s one for our work desk, dining table, or simply to lounge about in our living room, there should be no compromise when it comes to selecting a chair for any space. Comfort, functionality, and aesthetics should all be taken into consideration, not to mention an ergonomic form! Hence, we’ve curated a collection of innovative chair designs to help you spruce up your seating habits!Designed to be a part of Louis Vuitton’s Objets Nomade collection...
Tags: Home, Design, Living, London, India, Office, Furniture, Product Design, Seating, Louis Vuitton, Josh Kline, Chair Designs, YD Design Storm, Design Storm, Marc Ange, Botera

The Rich History of Interior Design Gets Its Due in a New Exhibit at the Vitra Design Museum

The world certainly doesn't suffer from a shortage of magazines, coffee table books, and TV programs dedicated to the domestic interior, but compared to other design disciplines, interior design has long lacked a serious discourse around it. Curators at Germany's Vitra Design Museum are aiming to rectify that with a new exhibition, Home Stories. Where our Instagram feeds are clogged with much of the same imagery and sources of inspiration, the exhibition aims to show the rich evolution of interi...
Tags: New York, Design, London, Germany, Czech Republic, Ikea, Andy Warhol, Exhibitions, Karl Lagerfeld, Zaha Hadid, Memphis, Alison, Madrid Spain, Peter, Morgan, Sao Paulo Brazil

VIDEO: See The Transformation Of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's West End Draco, James Howard

It's time to hop on the Hogwarts Express because we're getting a look backstage at the West End's smash hit play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Check out this video to go behind the scenes at London's Palace Theatrefor the transformation of West End cast member James Howard as he becomes the iconic character of Draco Malfoy [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Harry Potter, Hogwarts Express, Draco Malfoy, James Howard, BWW News Desk

First Major Arts Venue To Make All Its Performances ‘Relaxed’

Starting this month, London’s Battersea Arts Centre is making all its events “relaxed performances” — at which audience members may enter, leave, move around, and sometimes make noise, and first developed for neurodivergent patrons. – The Times (UK)
Tags: Art, London, Times, Issues, Audience, Battersea Arts Centre, 02.06.20

The Biodiversity Heritage Library Makes 150,000 High-Res Illustrations of the Natural World Free to Download

You may have heard of "plant blindness," a condition defined about 20 years ago that has started to get more press in recent years. As its name suggests, it refers to an inability to identify or even notice the many plant species around us in our everyday lives. Some have connected it to a potentially more widespread affliction they call "nature deficit disorder," which is also just what it sounds like: a set of impairments brought on by insufficient exposure to the natural world. One might als...
Tags: Google, Art, Europe, London, College, US, Bbc, Nature, United States, Archives, Seoul, Facebook Twitter, Henry David Thoreau, Flora, BHL, Joseph Wolf

Counterspace Tapped as Next Serpentine Pavilion Designers

Johannesburg, South Africa’s Counterspace architectural studio has been tapped as the next commission for the Serpentine Pavilion, featuring a range of united elements signifying the various neighborhoods and parts of London. “The pavilion is itself conceived as an event – the coming together of a variety of forms from across London over the course of the […]
Tags: Art, London, News, Art News, Minipost, JOHANNESBURG South Africa

Industry Interview: How Chris Harper Brought a Brand New COMPANY Back to Broadway

Phone rings, door chimes, and on Monday, March 2, in comes Company. Already the winner of 4 Olivier Awards including Best Musical Revival, 2 Evening Standard Awards and the Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical, Marianne Elliott's new production of Company arrives on Broadway in just week, following its triumphant run in London last year. [Author: Robert Diamond]
Tags: London, Theatre, Broadway, Marianne Elliott, Robert Diamond, Chris Harper

Tom Stoppard Believes LEOPOLDSTADT May Be His Final Play

According to The Guardian, Sir Tom Stoppard may have written his last play. Britain's most celebrated living playwright opensLeopoldstadtin London'sWest Endon 12 February. But he believes that this is all for him. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Britain, Tom Stoppard, BWW News Desk

Sheila Atim: ‘I had impostor syndrome until I picked up my MBE

The actor has channelled Bob Dylan and received an honour at just 29. Now she’s finally ready for primetimeSheila Atim would not call it a shrine, exactly, but in her London flat, there is a mantelpiece on which she has placed a few commemorative bits and bobs. There’s an Olivier award here, an MBE there. “My friend did say it looked like a shrine,” she admits, laughing. “But it’s not because I want people to walk into the flat and be blinded by the lights of Sheila’s achievements. These things ...
Tags: London, Television, Theatre, Bbc, Culture, Bob Dylan, Awards and prizes, Stage, Acting, Shakespeare, Sheila, North Country, BBC oNE, ATIM, Sheila Atim

Barbara Kruger Retrospective Set to Open in Chicago this November

Barbara Kruger will launch a major museum survey at the Art Institute of Chicago this November. “Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You.” is set to run at the Art Institute of Chicago through February 14, 2021, then travel to MoMA PS1 and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, thento London’s Hayward Gallery and LACMA. Read more […]
Tags: Art, New York, London, News, Chicago, Museum of Modern Art, Featured Post, Minipost, LACMA, Art Institute of Chicago, MoMA PS1, Barbara Kruger, Hayward Gallery

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