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BWW Exclusive: Lose Your Mind Over a FOLLIES Track from Barbra Streisand's New ENCORE Album!Exclusive: FOLLIES Track from Streisand's Album!
Posted: Aug. 22, 2016

BWW Exclusive World Premiere: Watch Barbra Streisand & Chris Pine Take on MY FAIR LADY on Her ENCORE Album!Streisand & Pine Take on MY FAIR LADY
Posted: Aug. 24, 2016

Former Broadway Dancer Admits to Murdering BoyfriendBroadway Dancer Admits to Murdering Boyfriend
Posted: Aug. 20, 2016

MISS SAIGON Sets Date to Arrive in US Movie Theatres!MISS SAIGON Sets US Movie Theatre Date
Posted: Aug. 23, 2016

Breaking News: Jennifer Holliday Will Return to Broadway in THE COLOR PURPLE; Heather Headley Set to Depart in OctoberJennifer Holliday Back to Bway in COLOR PURPLE
Posted: Aug. 24, 2016

BWW Interview: From Miserable to Strange- Meet Broadway Veteran and STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo!Bway Vet, STRANGER THINGS' Gaten Matarazzo!
Posted: Aug. 20, 2016

VIDEO: NBC Unveils First Promo for HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Featuring All-Star Cast in Costume!HAIRSPRAY LIVE! All-Star Cast in Costume!
Posted: Aug. 22, 2016

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Josh Gad and More in Stills from Disney's Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEASTPhotos: Sneak Peek at Stills from Disney's Live-Action BEAUTY & THE BEAST
Posted: Aug. 26, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Eleven Can Sing! STRANGER THINGS' Millie Bobby Brown Belts Out DREAMGIRLSVIDEO: Eleven Can Sing! 'Stanger Things' Millie Bobby Brown Belts Out DREAMGIRLS
Posted: Aug. 23, 2016

Photo Flash: First Look at Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More in HUNCHBACK at Music CircusPics: Margherita & More in HUNCHBACK
Posted: Aug. 24, 2016

Following Workshop at the Public Theater, Details About Stephen Sondheim's New Musical EmergeDetails About Stephen Sondheim's New Musical Emerge
Posted: Aug. 23, 2016

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Star Lea DeLaria to Perform Jazz Inspired David Bowie Cabaret ShowORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Star Lea DeLaria to Perform Cabaret Show
Posted: Aug. 25, 2016

Photo Coverage: From Rio to Broadway- The Final Five US Women's Gymnastics Team Visits HAMILTON!Pics:Women's Gymnastics Team at HAMILTON
Posted: Aug. 24, 2016

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Talks 'Encore' Album; Duets with Fallon & Baldwin on TONIGHTVIDEO: Barbra Streisand Talks 'Encore' Album; Duets with Fallon & Baldwin
Posted: Aug. 26, 2016

Jessica Vosk and Kristen Martin to Fly Into WICKED TourVosk & Martin to Fly Into WICKED Tour
Posted: Aug. 23, 2016

East Village Bea Arthur Residence For Homeless LGBT Set To Open in 2017East Village Bea Arthur Residence For Homeless LGBT Set To Open in 2017
Posted: Aug. 25, 2016

Off-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN to Continue 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEENOff-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN to Screen on THIRTEEN
Posted: Aug. 23, 2016

Breaking News: Mandy Gonzalez Heads to HAMILTON for September Start & Renée Elise Goldsberry Sets DepartureGonzalez Sets HAMILTON Start Date
Posted: Aug. 25, 2016

Love is in the Air: Broadway Stars Christine Dwyer and Matt DeAngelis are Engaged!Love is in the Air: Broadway Stars Christine Dwyer and Matt DeAngelis are Engaged!
Posted: Aug. 21, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More!VIDEO: HUNCHBACK w/ McGinty, Margherita & More!
Posted: Aug. 24, 2016

BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, The reFASHIONed Theatre, Selfridges, 26 August 2016 BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, The reFASHIONed Theatre, Selfridges, 26 August 2016
by Gary Naylor on August 27, 2016 in UK / West End

Gary Naylor sees an ambitious and engaging all-through production of one of Shakespeare's best loved comedies. (more...)
Youth Acting Classes Offered at Kumu Kahua Theatre Youth Acting Classes Offered at Kumu Kahua Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Hawaii

HI? Kumu Kahua Theatre is proud to announce they will be hosting acting classes for young actors taught by veteran actor, director and teacher, Eden-Lee Murray.  (more...)
Musical Theatre West's Reiner Reader's Series Presents LI'L ABNER Musical Theatre West's Reiner Reader's Series Presents LI'L ABNER
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in San Diego

Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series (RRS) continues its 2015-16 season with Li'l Abner, Sunday, August 28, 7pm at the University Theatre at Cal State University, Long Beach.  Tickets are now on sale at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office, by calling (562) 856-1999 ext. 4.  Advance general admission tickets for this one-night-only performance are $27 in advance or $32 on the day of the performance.  Seating is general admission. For tickets or more information, call Musical Theatre West at (562) 856-1999, ext. 4 or go to www.musical.org. (more...)
Melissa Errico Tackles Middle Age and Musicals in New Essay for the New York Times Melissa Errico Tackles Middle Age and Musicals in New Essay for the New York Times
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Broadway

Is 46 too old to play the ingenue? This is the question asked by Broadway leading lady, Melissa Errico, in a new essay for the New York Times. (more...)
North American Debut of Original Compositions to be Performed in Concert by Nicolas Mazmanian North American Debut of Original Compositions to be Performed in Concert by Nicolas Mazmanian
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Los Angeles

Award-winning French composer and pianist Nicolas Mazmanian will give his first piano recital in North America, French Reflections on the American Dream, at the Colburn School's Mayman Hall in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday, September 9, 2016. The program features Mazmanian's original classical compositions for piano, which invite the audience into a world of fantasy, dreams, and inner romanticism. Mazmanian's accessible melodic music reflects the strong influence of French, Armenian, and American composers. (more...)
Big Noise Presents 2016 Season Finale SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL Big Noise Presents 2016 Season Finale SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Chicago

Big Noise Theatre Company, a division of Winnetka Theatre, announces their final show of the 2016 season, Seussical, the Musical. Brought to you by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty ('Ragtime,' 'Once on This Island'), guests are sure to enjoy a performance that celebrates family and love, and shows us that 'anything's possible!' (more...)
CONSIDERING MATTHEW SHEPHARD A Major New Work To Be Released September 9 CONSIDERING MATTHEW SHEPHARD A Major New Work To Be Released September 9
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in CD/Books/DVDs

On September 9, 2016, Harmonia Mundi will release 'Considering Matthew Shepard,' composed and conducted by Grammy-winner Craig Hella Johnson, Founder and Artistic Director of Conspirare, Austin's acclaimed world-class professional choir. (more...)
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra 2016-2017 Season Opens October 1st Hawaii Symphony Orchestra 2016-2017 Season Opens October 1st
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Hawaii

 The Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) opens its 2016-2017 Halekulani Masterworks season with "Tao Rachs!" on October 1 and 2 featuring pianist Conrad Tao's triumphant return to the Blaisdell Concert Hall with a  performance of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme Paganini. Led by Maestro Gerard Schwarz (more...)
BWW Review:  TOUCH at 59E59 is Affecting Drama Wonderfully Performed BWW Review: TOUCH at 59E59 is Affecting Drama Wonderfully Performed
by Marina Kennedy on August 26, 2016 in Off-Broadway

'Touch' is an affecting play wonderfully staged with superb acting. It is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters through September 4th. (more...)
THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Will Open at Taper Forum in November THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Will Open at Taper Forum in November
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Los Angeles

The Druid production of "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" written by Martin McDonagh and directed by Garry Hynes is set to run at the Taper Forum between November and December 2016.. (more...)
Nashville Ballet Sparkles to Life with CINDERELLA Nashville Ballet Sparkles to Life with CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Nashville

Nashville Ballet brings the magical fairytale Cinderella to life September 16-18, 2016, at TPAC's Polk Theater as the opening performance of its 2016-2017 season. The family friendly classical ballet features a Cinderella who's not afraid to take fate into her own hands, two stepsisters hilariously played by men and an adorable youth cast of 5 to 7 year olds. (more...)
Hear the Call of the Siren's Den at NYNW Festival Hear the Call of the Siren's Den at NYNW Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in New York City

 'Siren's Den,' a new rock musical, will be featured at the NYNW Theatre Festival on September 13th at 7pm, at the Elektra Theater. (more...)
Free Open Mic Night at Playhouse on Park Set For September 24! Free Open Mic Night at Playhouse on Park Set For September 24!
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Connecticut

Playhouse on Park is opening their Eighth Season Mainstage Series with the cult classic Little Shop of Horrors, and what better way to celebrate this fabulous musical with an open mic night? Come to Park Road and strut your stuff on stage on Saturday, September 24, immediately following the evenings performance (approximately 10:15pm). (more...)
Third Eye Theatre Ensemble Presents First Ever Opera at Chicago Fringe Festival Third Eye Theatre Ensemble Presents First Ever Opera at Chicago Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Chicago

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble will present The Filthy Habit, the first opera ever performed at the Chicago Fringe Festival, opening Saturday, September 3rd at 7 pm with additional performances on Monday, September 5th at 2:30 pm and Friday, September 9th at 8:30 pm. All performance will take place at the CCJP Meeting Hall at 5320 W. Giddings, in Jefferson Park. Tickets are $10. (more...)
BroadHollow Theatre Company Presents ELF JR. This Holiday Season BroadHollow Theatre Company Presents ELF JR. This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Central New York

BroadHollow Theatre Company has announced their upcoming production of ELF JR. this holiday season. Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.     (more...)
New Members to Join Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. Board of Directors New Members to Join Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Connecticut

Hon Nina Elgo, Donna Haghighat and Janice Weinstein join the Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc Board of Directors as Playhouse on Park begins its eighth season. (more...)
Tickets On Sale Now for Damien Escobar at The Neptune Tickets On Sale Now for Damien Escobar at The Neptune
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Seattle

Easy come, easy go; was the lesson two-time Emmy Award winning violinist, Damien Escobar learned when he and his brother walked away from a multi-million dollar brand that took ten years to build. The now 27-year-old's claim to fame came early on in his teens when he, alongside his brother, appeared on 'America's Got Talent' as Nuttin' but Stringz. (more...)
Gettysburg Community Theatre Hosts Free After School Program For Kids Gettysburg Community Theatre Hosts Free After School Program For Kids
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Central Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will be starting a FREE After School Program at GCT for students in 1st-8th Grades. The program will begin September 5th and if enough students sign up, the program will be held Mondays through Thursdays between the hours of 2:30-6pm. Email Chad@GettysburgCommunityTheatre.org for the application to sign up for this FREE program. (more...)
Tickets On Sale Now for Artslaunch at the Arscht Center in Miami Tickets On Sale Now for Artslaunch at the Arscht Center in Miami
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Miami

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and Broadway Across America announced that tickets to the 2016-2017 Broadway in Miami season shows and the season option will go on sale on Saturday, September 10, 2016, during the Center's ARTSLAUNCH2016. (more...)
First Run Features Announces Los Angeles Opening of WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDE First Run Features Announces Los Angeles Opening of WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDE
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Los Angeles

First Run Features announces the Los Angeles opening of WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDE at Laemmle Monica Film Center on September 16, 2016.  (more...)
Roberto Iarussi Will Perform at The Sergio Franchi Music Foundation Roberto Iarussi Will Perform at The Sergio Franchi Music Foundation
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Connecticut

Roberto Iarussi is a classically trained singer whose extraordinary vocal talent, and musical sensibilities enable him to perform across a wide variety of musical genres. Though recognized as an Opera Singer, the second generation Italo American found his inspiration from great singers of many different musical styles, most notably Barbra Streisand, to whom Iarussi dedicates his recently completed milestone recording, entitled 'I BELIEVE' which was recorded with London Symphony Orchestra. (more...)
Scandinavian American Theater Company Will Present a New York Tribute to Ingmar Bergman Scandinavian American Theater Company Will Present a New York Tribute to Ingmar Bergman
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in New York City

On Monday, August 29th 2016, Scandinavian American Theater Company (SATC) will present a New York tribute to Ingmar Bergman with a staged reading of "Scenes from a Marriage" in a 2014-adaptation by American playwright, director and Obie Award winner Emily Mann. (more...)
Broadway in Indianapolis Announces Recipient of Broadway League 'Star of Touring Broadway' Award Broadway in Indianapolis Announces Recipient of Broadway League 'Star of Touring Broadway' Award
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in BroadwayToo

Broadway in Indianapolis announces today Sun King Brewing Company as the recipient of The Broadway League'sStar of Touring Broadway Award - honoring excellence and achievement for touring Broadway. (more...)
Classic Rock Weekend Brings Houston Symphony Summer to Near Close Classic Rock Weekend Brings Houston Symphony Summer to Near Close
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016 in Houston

Celebrating the best of British rock acts from the 60s and 70s, vocalist Brody Dolyniuk and guest conductor Brent Havens will join the Houston Symphony for a classic rock weekend to perform The Music of The Rolling Stones at8 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion and The Music of Queen at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at Jones Hall. (more...)





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