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DIRTY DANCING Reboot Fails to 'Lift' ABC to Ratings Win on Wednesday Night DIRTY DANCING Reboot Fails to 'Lift' ABC to Ratings Win on Wednesday Night
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

ABC's reboot of the 1980's classic film DIRTY DANCING did not deliver a strong rating's performance Wednesday night, coming well below the Season Finale of CBS's SURVIVOR.... (more...)
BWW Review: WOYZECK, Old Vic BWW Review: WOYZECK, Old Vic
by Jenny Gilbert - May 25, 2017

The very survival into the 21st century of an unfinished play written by a 23-year-old in 1836 is an extraordinary thing, made more extraordinary by the grimness of its subject. Even to call Georg Buchner's text a play - 'the world's first working-class tragedy' - is a bit of a stretch.... (more...)
Jay Mohr, Brett Davern & More to Star in Crackle Original Movie PARTY BOAT Jay Mohr, Brett Davern & More to Star in Crackle Original Movie PARTY BOAT
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks' free, ad supported streaming network, today announced PARTY BOAT, their next original movie starring Brett Davern ('Awkward', 'Chosen') and Katie Leclerc... (more...)
INNER CITY Reunion Concert Announced for Feinstein's/54 Below INNER CITY Reunion Concert Announced for Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will be hosting a Reunion Concert of the 1971 Broadway musical, INNER CITY. The original Broadway production, directed by Tom O'Horgan, featured music by Helen Miller and lyrics by Eve Merriam.  The show was based on Merriam's book "The Inner City Mother Goose," a collection of ... (more...)
Whitney Biennial 2017: Best Performance Artist 'Seb-The Younger' By Barry Kostrinsky Whitney Biennial 2017: Best Performance Artist 'Seb-The Younger' By Barry Kostrinsky
by Barry Kostrinsky - May 24, 2017

There is so much wrong with the Whitney Biennial I hardly know where to start. The every two year show of American artists is anything but that. I asked someone if the last biennial was two or three years ago and they quipped back it is a biennial, it was two years ago. Actually it was three years a... (more...)
CHURCH & STATE to End Off Broadway Engagement at New World Stages CHURCH & STATE to End Off Broadway Engagement at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Producer Charlotte Cohn with SCS Innovations LLC, Franklin Theatrical Group, Neil Gooding Productions, Ralph Meranto/JCC CenterStage, Brierpatch Productions, Karen Cohen/Jack Hayflick, Bonnie E. Lautenberg, in association with NewYorkRep, announced today that Church & State, the critically acclaimed... (more...)
Review Roundup: Jack Throne's WOYZECK Starring John Boyega Opens at the Old Vic - All the Reviews! Review Roundup: Jack Throne's WOYZECK Starring John Boyega Opens at the Old Vic - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - May 24, 2017

The multi-award winning Jack Thorne breathes new life into Woyzeck, directed by Joe Murphy. One of the most influential plays ever written, Thorne creates for our time what Buchner intended for his: an unforgettable howl of rage. The production began previews 15 May and opened last night, 23 May 201... (more...)
THE CARNIVAL & SCIENCE SPECTACULAR to Bring Old Fashioned Family Fun to Staten Island Children's Museum THE CARNIVAL & SCIENCE SPECTACULAR to Bring Old Fashioned Family Fun to Staten Island Children's Museum
by BroadwayWorld JR - May 23, 2017

The Staten Island Children's Museum is hosting its annual fundraiser: The Carnival & Science Spectacular, an old fashioned day of family fun on the Meadow.... (more...)
La Strada Ensemble Announces RAINBOW FESTIVAL Lineup La Strada Ensemble Announces RAINBOW FESTIVAL Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

There is a common expression thrown about whenever discussing Asbury Park and its environs (including Ocean Grove) . It's phoenix like rise from the proverbial ashes has always been the topic of discussion amongst both Jersey Shore residents and tourists alike. People will speak about its glory days... (more...)
Miami Music Festival Announces Official 2017 Program Lineup Miami Music Festival Announces Official 2017 Program Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Miami Music Festival (MFF), an intensive training program for the next generation of classical musicians to work with mentors and gain performing experience, announces the lineup for the 2017 season from June 6 through July 30, 2017 at various venues in Miami. In its fourth season, MMF will host you... (more...)
STAGES St. Louis to Let Imaginations Run Wild with SEUSSICAL STAGES St. Louis to Let Imaginations Run Wild with SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

STAGES St. Louis returns to the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza in Maryland Heights with a highly inspirational Theatre for Young Audiences production, Seussical. Join the Cat in the Hat and friends June 14th through July 2nd and celebrate the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community in the f... (more...)
Review Roundup - Did Critics Have 'Time Of Their Life' Watching ABC's DIRTY DANCING Reboot? Review Roundup - Did Critics Have 'Time Of Their Life' Watching ABC's DIRTY DANCING Reboot?
by Caryn Robbins - May 23, 2017

Abigail Breslin, Debra Messing, Bruce Greenwood, Nicole Scherzinger, Sarah Hyland, Tony Roberts, Katey Sagal and Billy Dee Williams, along with rising stars Colt Prattes and J. Quinton Johnson, headline the stellar cast in a new adaptation of the global pop-cultural phenomenon, DIRTY DANCING, premie... (more...)
New Animated Series DC SUPER HERO GIRLS Coming to Cartoon Network in 2018 New Animated Series DC SUPER HERO GIRLS Coming to Cartoon Network in 2018
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

Production has begun on DC SUPER HERO GIRLS, an all-new animated action-comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation and based on characters from DC Entertainment.... (more...)
Tim McArthur and Chums to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMAD Tim McArthur and Chums to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMAD
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Tim McArthur and some of his close chums gather  for an evening of music, stories and lots of silly showbiz fun on Sunday 4th June at Hippodrome Casino.... (more...)
Bebe Neuwirth, Tony Sheldon, Brenda Braxton Star in Comedy Benefit for ACLU at Feinstein's/54 Below Bebe Neuwirth, Tony Sheldon, Brenda Braxton Star in Comedy Benefit for ACLU at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

After a sold-out benefit performance in March, audience-favorite 'Villain: DeBlanks' is back for another round of shenanigans on May 31, with 100% of proceeds going to the ACLU! ... (more...)
Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble's presents THE ART OF LUV (PART 5): SWIPE RIGHT/ROKE CUPID Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble's presents THE ART OF LUV (PART 5): SWIPE RIGHT/ROKE CUPID
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present the world premiere of The Art of Luv (Part 5): Swipe Right / ROKE Cupid, created and performed by Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble ('ROKE').   The Art of Luv (Part 5): Swipe Right / ROKE Cupid is a cycle of sacred love songs for the era of Internet Romance, a m... (more...)
SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU Extend in Rep at NYTW SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU Extend in Rep at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop announced today a one week extension for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Travis Ray of SOMETHING STRANGE  at the Orlando Fringe Festival BWW Interview: Travis Ray of SOMETHING STRANGE at the Orlando Fringe Festival
by Clarissa Moon - May 22, 2017

SOMETHING STRANGE at the Orlando Fringe Festival is an improvised play based on Netflix's 'Stranger Things.' Each night, a small town faces a different mysterious or other-worldly challenge. I talked with producer/director/performer Travis Ray about the show.... (more...)
Alice Ripley, Well-Strung and More Join Broadway @ The Art House Lineup in Provincetown Alice Ripley, Well-Strung and More Join Broadway @ The Art House Lineup in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of Provincetown's famed Art House theater, has announced four more additions to his largest music and comedy lineup yet.... (more...)
Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 22, 2017 Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 22, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, May 22, 2017!... (more...)
Comedian Madde Gibba Brings BOY CRAZY: A CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE MUSICAL Back to the Duplex Cabaret Comedian Madde Gibba Brings BOY CRAZY: A CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE MUSICAL Back to the Duplex Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

'BOY CRAZY: A-CHOOSE-YOUR-OWN-ADVENTURE-MUSICAL' returns to The Duplex Cabaret and Piano Bar on June 4, 2017 at 9:30pm... (more...)
The Hollywood Museum Announces Fourth Annual Real to Reel: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQs in Hollywood Exhibit The Hollywood Museum Announces Fourth Annual Real to Reel: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQs in Hollywood Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The Hollywood Museum is thrilled to announce its 2017 salute to the LGBTQ community's contributions to the entertainment industry. The fourth annual "REAL to REEL: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQs in Hollywood" exhibit, in partnership with Los Angeles City Council member Mitch O'Farrell, is an e... (more...)
SEAGULLS IN THE CHERRY TREE Continues Through 5/28 SEAGULLS IN THE CHERRY TREE Continues Through 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

No Strings Theatre Company presents the zany new comedy, 'Seagulls in a Cherry Tree ' by William Missouri Downs, directed by NSTC's Artistic Director, Ceil Herman. Downs, author of the two previous NSTC hits, ('Cockeyed' and 'Mad Gravity') described his play as 'the first new Chekhov play in a hundr... (more...)
MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 LIVE TOUR On Sale Now! MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 LIVE TOUR On Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

For the first time ever, join Joel Hodgson, creator of the critically acclaimed "Mystery Science Theater 3000" TV show and its new host Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray) as they bring the first live touring production of "MST3K" to Cleveland on the "Watch Out for Snakes!" Tour.... (more...)
THE REAL THING, GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE and More Set for Rose Theatre Kingston's 2017-18 Season THE REAL THING, GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE and More Set for Rose Theatre Kingston's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its autumn 2017 and spring 2018 season.... (more...)






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