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Doric Wilson's The West Street Gang at the Eagle NYC Doric Wilson's The West Street Gang at the Eagle NYC
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2016

Wilson's play, originally produced at The Spike, was written three years before the Ramrod leather bar massacre in November 1980, in which a man armed with a machine gun shot eight people, killing two. It is a dark, comic look at the bar's patrons and their attempts to defend it from both physical a... (more...)
Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set! Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams.... (more...)
Raleigh Little Theatre to Stage MOTHERS AND SONS This Fall Raleigh Little Theatre to Stage MOTHERS AND SONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2016

RLT's production of 'Mothers and Sons' is the North Carolina premier of Terrence McNally's family drama, which starred Tyne Daly and ran on Broadway in 2014. It opens on Friday, September 23 and opens the Theatre's City Series of contemporary plays.... (more...)
VIDEO: New Remixes of #BroadwayForOrlando's 'What The World Needs Now Is Love' VIDEO: New Remixes of #BroadwayForOrlando's 'What The World Needs Now Is Love'
by Michael Dale - July 22, 2016

Proceeds from the love anthem will benefit the LGBT Center of Central Florida.... (more...)
Winsome Brown's HIT THE BODY ALARM to Play The Performing Garage This Fall Winsome Brown's HIT THE BODY ALARM to Play The Performing Garage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2016

Winsome Brown, the actress and writer who enjoyed considerable success with her solo play THIS IS MARY BROWN at La MaMa last year, returns to the stage with her newest work, HIT THE BODY ALARM, presented by The Performing Garage (33 Wooster St.), with previews set to begin September 20 prior to the ... (more...)
QFest 2016 Kicks Off Tonight in Houston QFest 2016 Kicks Off Tonight in Houston
by TV News Desk - July 20, 2016

Entering its 19th year, QFest returns to its roots in Houston, kicking off tonight, July 20!... (more...)
VIDEO: Theatre Community Shows Its Love, Taking On Stagedoor Manor's #BroadwayForOrlando Challenge VIDEO: Theatre Community Shows Its Love, Taking On Stagedoor Manor's #BroadwayForOrlando Challenge
by Michael Dale - July 18, 2016

For each share or challenge, Stagedoor will donate $10 to the GLBT Center of Central Florida, up to $5,000, because love is love is love.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: First Look at Worthington Community Theatre's SEUSSICAL Photo Coverage: First Look at Worthington Community Theatre's SEUSSICAL
by Jerri Shafer - July 18, 2016

A musical perfect for the whole family, Seussical takes us into the world of Dr. Seuss, where we revisit beloved characters including The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie, and JoJo. The Cat in the Hat guides us into The Jungle of Nool where we see Horton, the kind he... (more...)
Independent Shakespeare Co.'s THE TEMPEST Set for August in Griffith Park Independent Shakespeare Co.'s THE TEMPEST Set for August in Griffith Park
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2016

This summer INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. presents an imaginative production of Shakespeare's final play, THE TEMPEST, featuring Thom Rivera as Prospero and directed by Matthew Earnest.... (more...)
TARZAN Begins Performances Tomorrow at Mt. Gretna Playhouse TARZAN Begins Performances Tomorrow at Mt. Gretna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2016

Directed by Thomas Cote, Disney's Tarzan swings into the open-air beauty of the iconic Mt. Gretna Playhouse on Thursday, July 14th and runs through the 24th. ... (more...)
Acclaimed WGN America Drama UNDERGROUND Featured at NAACP's 107th Annual Convention Acclaimed WGN America Drama UNDERGROUND Featured at NAACP's 107th Annual Convention
by TV News Desk - July 13, 2016

WGN America's acclaimed series UNDERGROUND, which follows a courageous group of American heroes who attempt a daring flight to freedom from slavery, has teamed with the 107th NAACP Annual Convention, July 17-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio.... (more...)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston to Host 20th Annual QFest, 7/21-24 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston to Host 20th Annual QFest, 7/21-24
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2016

From Thursday, July 21, to Sunday, July 24, Houston will host the 20th annual QFest, a LGBTQ film festival programmed by artistic director Kristian Salinas, with screenings in venues throughout the city. This year, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, screens six films examining familial bonds and conn... (more...)
ANYTHING GOES to Run 7/29-8/2 at Kelsey Theatre ANYTHING GOES to Run 7/29-8/2 at Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2016

Hop on board the S.S. American and get ready for music and romance on the high seas as M&M Stage Productions presents "Anything Goes" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times for this dazzling musical featuring Cole Porter classics are: Fridays, July 29 and ... (more...)
Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's ROMEO AND JULIET to Be Broadcast Live in Theaters Worldwide Tonight Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's ROMEO AND JULIET to Be Broadcast Live in Theaters Worldwide Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, will broadcast Romeo and Juliet to more than 1200 cinemas worldwide live from the West End's Garrick Theatre at 19:00 on Thursday 7 July. Participating cinemas and screening dates can be found at branaghtheatrelive.c... (more...)
Stars of WGN America's UNDERGROUND Take Center Stage at 2016 Essence Festival Stars of WGN America's UNDERGROUND Take Center Stage at 2016 Essence Festival
by TV News Desk - July 07, 2016

A crowd of cheering fans greeted WGN America's UNDERGROUND stars Aldis Hodge ('Noah'), Alano Miller ('Cato') and Amirah Vann ('Ernestine'), and director and executive producer Anthony Hemingway, as the celebrated group took center stage at the 2016 Essence Festival... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: New Trailer & Teaser for Kenneth Branagh's ROMEO AND JULIET, Hitting U.S. Cinemas This Week STAGE TUBE: New Trailer & Teaser for Kenneth Branagh's ROMEO AND JULIET, Hitting U.S. Cinemas This Week
by Stage Tube - July 06, 2016

Captured live from London's Garrick Theatre and presented in high-contrast black and white, Fathom Events will present Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's modern take on Shakespeare's timeless love story ROMOE AND JULIET in a special one-night event on Thursday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m. local time across t... (more...)
Boston Pops to Perform First Concert in Sioux Falls, March 2017 Boston Pops to Perform First Concert in Sioux Falls, March 2017
by BWW News Desk - July 05, 2016

The Washington Pavilion is excited to welcome the Boston Pops, the most recorded and arguably the most beloved orchestra in the country, to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017.  Affectionately known as "America's Orchestra", the Boston Pops has chosen Sioux Falls as one i... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Independent Shakespeare Co.'s RICHARD III at Griffith Park Photo Flash: First Look at Independent Shakespeare Co.'s RICHARD III at Griffith Park
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2016

This summer INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. presents an electrified interpretation of Shakespeare's indelible anti-hero, RICHARD III, featuring David Melville as Richard and directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director, Melissa Chalsma. RICHARD III opened last night, June 30, at THE GRIFF... (more...)
New Line Sets Full 26th Season; Casting Announced New Line Sets Full 26th Season; Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2016

New Line Theatre, 'the bad boy of musical theatre,' announces its 26th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the world premiere of a new revised version of the wild, 1969 adult jazz-rock musical CELEBRATION, by the creators of The Fantasticks, running Sept. 29-Oct. 22, 2016; follow... (more...)
Scoop: 10 YEARS on THE CW - Monday, July 18, 2016 Scoop: 10 YEARS on THE CW - Monday, July 18, 2016
by TV Scoop - June 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on 10 YEARS, airing on THE CW on Monday, July 18, 2016!... (more...)
CARETAKERS, with Vivica A. Fox, Missi Pyle & George Loomis, Finishes Filming CARETAKERS, with Vivica A. Fox, Missi Pyle & George Loomis, Finishes Filming
by TV News Desk - June 29, 2016

?CARETAKERS, a new dramatic film starring Vivica A. Fox (Independence Day, Soul Food, Kill Bill, TV's The Celebrity Apprentice) & George Loomis as a hospital administrator & medical student duo who oversee the care of a former U.S. Ambassador, recently completed principal photography in Los Angeles.... (more...)
Cast of WGN America's UNDERGROUND Headed to 2016 Essence Festival Cast of WGN America's UNDERGROUND Headed to 2016 Essence Festival
by TV News Desk - June 23, 2016

The celebrated stars and director of WGN America's Underground Railroad thriller 'Underground,' one of the most highly acclaimed television series of the year, will take center stage at the 2016 Essence Festival, the nation's premier showcase for African American music and culture. Aldis Hodge (Noah... (more...)
Rachel Platten to Perform Musical Tribute to Orlando on 3rd Annual TRAILBLAZER HONORS Rachel Platten to Perform Musical Tribute to Orlando on 3rd Annual TRAILBLAZER HONORS
by TV News Desk - June 22, 2016

Logo today announced that multi-platinum selling pop star Rachel Platten will remember the innocent lives lost in the tragic shooting at the Pulse LGBT nightclub in Orlando during the third annual TRAILBLAZER HONORS airing on Logo and VH1... (more...)
VIDEOS: Barbra Streisand's Broadway! Part Six: The 2010s VIDEOS: Barbra Streisand's Broadway! Part Six: The 2010s
by Michael Dale - June 15, 2016

The last of a six-part, decade-by-decade video series sampling the legendary artist's performances of musical theatre classics.... (more...)
Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents RICHARD III This Summer Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents RICHARD III This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2016

This summer INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. presents an electrified interpretation of Shakespeare's indelible anti-hero, RICHARD III, featuring David Melville as Richard and directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director, Melissa Chalsma. RICHARD III will begin previews at THE GRIFFITH PARK... (more...)






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