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Savion Glover to Join Broadway In The HOOD Fundraiser at The Smith CenterSavion Glover to Join Broadway In The HOOD Fundraiser at The Smith Center
May 26, 2017

Broadway in the H.O.O.D is thrilled to announce Tony Award-winner, Savion Glover's return to The Smith Center for their first annual benefit concert, From Broadway With Love: Honoring The Shoulders We... (more...)


Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Juliet FischerExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Juliet Fischer
by Broadway's Backbone - May 26, 2017

n this episode: Juliet Fischer was on track to be a Prima-Ballerina until the puberty fairy came a smacked her with a wand. After years of touring, being a Rockette, and toe tapping in PBS' 'Crazy for... (more...)


Popstar Rachel Platten to Receive Inaugural Gracies Impact AwardPopstar Rachel Platten to Receive Inaugural Gracies Impact Award
May 25, 2017

International popstar Rachel Platten will be honored with the first-ever Gracies Impact Award, which is presented to an artist who has made a positive impact on society through their music, the Allian... (more...)


Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR 5/26/17Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR 5/26/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 25, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, comp... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony and Guest Conductor Vasily Petrenko to Present the Music of St. PetersburgPittsburgh Symphony and Guest Conductor Vasily Petrenko to Present the Music of St. Petersburg
May 25, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Vasily Petrenko immerse audiences in the music of St. Petersburg during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto on June 9 an... (more...)


All-New Buddy-Comedy COP AND A HALF: NEW RECRUIT Out on DVD, Digital HD & On Demand 8/1All-New Buddy-Comedy COP AND A HALF: NEW RECRUIT Out on DVD, Digital HD & On Demand 8/1
May 25, 2017

Get ready for the action packed family comedy, COP AND A HALF: NEW RECRUIT, the next installment of the Cop and a Half franchise, on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand on August 1, 2017 (more...)


THIRTEEN Presents FIRST DEGREE, Profile of Prisoners Who Receive College Degrees Behind BarsTHIRTEEN Presents FIRST DEGREE, Profile of Prisoners Who Receive College Degrees Behind Bars
May 25, 2017

FIRST DEGREE, available to PBS stations starting June 1 (check local listings), finds hope in this seemingly hopeless place by investigating a unique prison education program that is successfully prev... (more...)


Scoop: 20/20 IN AN INSTANT on ABC - Saturday, June 10, 2017Scoop: 20/20 IN AN INSTANT on ABC - Saturday, June 10, 2017
by - May 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on 20/20 IN AN INSTANT, airing on ABC on Saturday, June 10, 2017! (more...)


Chicago Acting Couple Paula Scrofano and John Reeger to Star in THE GIN GAME at Drury LaneChicago Acting Couple Paula Scrofano and John Reeger to Star in THE GIN GAME at Drury Lane
May 25, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2017-2018 season with the Pulitzer-winning play The Gin Game written by D.L. Coburn, featuring Jeff Award winners Paula Scrofano and John Reeger, and directed by Ross ... (more...)


Breaking Glass Revives Beloved Children's Television Series MUSTARD PANCAKESBreaking Glass Revives Beloved Children's Television Series MUSTARD PANCAKES
May 25, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired World Rights to the award-winning children's series MUSTARD PANCAKES starring beloved children's entertainer Courtney Campbell. (more...)


BAX Announces 2017-18 Artist in Residence & Space Grant RecipientsBAX Announces 2017-18 Artist in Residence & Space Grant Recipients
May 24, 2017

BAX is proud to welcome 2017-18 Artists in Residence (AIR) and Space Grant recipients. This group of artists embodies a vision, promise, and deep commitment to investigative practices in line with the... (more...)


Glitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre WorksGlitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre Works
May 24, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Leonard Bernstein classic, CANDIDE, based on Voltaire's satire on the follies of the human race, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 3 th... (more...)


THIRTEEN's 'Theater Close-Up' to Present Signature Theatre's OLD HATS, 6/13THIRTEEN's 'Theater Close-Up' to Present Signature Theatre's OLD HATS, 6/13
May 24, 2017

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway and regional theaters - presents Tony Award winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner... (more...)


2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold 2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
May 24, 2017

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Legendary Pianist Byron Janis Releases First Album of Three Volume SeriesLegendary Pianist Byron Janis Releases First Album of Three Volume Series
May 24, 2017

Piano legend Byron Janis releases Byron Janis Live on Tour, an album of never before released live recordings of performances by the internationally celebrated pianist. (more...)


The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors Announces 2017 WinnersThe Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors Announces 2017 Winners
May 24, 2017

A panel of nationally recognized judges-including casting director Michael Donovan, producer, director and choreographer Andy Ferrara, and actress Wendy Rosoff-announced the 2017 winners of The Rita M... (more...)


Erik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This SummerErik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This Summer
May 23, 2017

Erik Ehn's Quiet House directed by Glory Kadigan premieres June 23 at the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (The Festivity runs June 12 - July 9 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC). (more...)


AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' Continues with Jacques Pepin: The Art of Craft on PBS, 5/26AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' Continues with Jacques Pepin: The Art of Craft on PBS, 5/26
May 23, 2017

The culinary journey of AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' - four documentaries on legendary chefs - continues with a profile on Jacques Pépin, a young immigrant with movie-star looks and a charming Gall... (more...)


Yara Arts Group to Bring 1917-2017: TYCHNYA, ZHADAN & THE DOGS to La MaMaYara Arts Group to Bring 1917-2017: TYCHNYA, ZHADAN & THE DOGS to La MaMa
May 23, 2017

From June 9 to 25, La MaMa and Yara Arts Group will present '1917-2017 Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs,' a new theatre piece with poetry which examines what individuals do when a society crumbles. (more...)


Stars of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 and ANASTASIA Headed to THEATER TALK This WeekStars of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 and ANASTASIA Headed to THEATER TALK This Week
May 23, 2017

Cast members and writers of two new Broadway shows are featured on THEATER TALK this week - Chris Cooper, Laurie Metcalf and playwright Lucas Hnath, all Tony Award-nominated for A Doll's House, Part 2... (more...)


Photo Coverage: Paul Byrom Kicks off SUMMER FROM DUBLIN Tour at Rory Dolan'sPhoto Coverage: Paul Byrom Kicks off SUMMER FROM DUBLIN Tour at Rory Dolan's
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 23, 2017

Last night at Rory Dolan's in Yonkers, NY Tenor Paul Byrom performed and Broadwayworld.com was there to capture the event. One of Ireland's premier tenors, Paul Byrom, will perform at Rory Dolan's on ... (more...)


Official: Trump's 2018 Budget Calls for Elimination of National Endowment for the ArtsOfficial: Trump's 2018 Budget Calls for Elimination of National Endowment for the Arts
May 23, 2017

In news which was unfortunately expected, Donald Trump's official budget for the fiscal year 2018 will call for the eventual elimination of funding for The National Endowment for the Arts. (more...)


Migguel Anggelo, Molly Pope, and More Coming to Joe's Pub this WeekMigguel Anggelo, Molly Pope, and More Coming to Joe's Pub this Week
May 23, 2017

Check out what's happening at Joe's Pub this week! (more...)


BWW Interview: Jeanne Sakata Spreading the Truth With HOLD THESE TRUTHSBWW Interview: Jeanne Sakata Spreading the Truth With HOLD THESE TRUTHS
by Gil Kaan - May 23, 2017

Ten years ago, actress/playwright Jeanne Sakata began writing down her various thoughts on her personal connections with the subject matter of her DAWN'S LIGHT: THE JOURNEY OF GORDON HIRABAYASHI. Thro... (more...)


Lisa Yaeger Returns To The Metropolitan Room In JERSEY GIRLLisa Yaeger Returns To The Metropolitan Room In JERSEY GIRL
May 23, 2017

Lisa Yaeger's brand new show JERSEY GIRL will debut at the Metropolitan Room Friday, June 2nd and Wednesday, June 21st, both at 7pm. JERSEY GIRL is a musical celebration of Lisa's home state with song... (more...)