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@BWW_Twitter Held Hostage, Day 5: Lipscomb University's HUNTER MARTIN @BWW_Twitter Held Hostage, Day 5: Lipscomb University's HUNTER MARTIN
by Jeffrey Ellis on April 26, 2017 in Nashville

Before you know it, all of these talented college and high school seniors are going to be graduating and heading off to lord-knows-where! We're feeling a bit sentimental, truth be told, but until such time comes, we're going to continue our end-of-the-academic revelry and tomorrow, Lipscomb University Theater senior Hunter Martin will take over our Twitter account! (more...)
Red Carpet Roundup: Richard Ridge Chats Up the Stars at Opening Night of BANDSTAND Red Carpet Roundup: Richard Ridge Chats Up the Stars at Opening Night of BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Broadway

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler(Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics byRobert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight at The Bernard B. JacobsTheatre. See all the action from opening night with Broadway correspondent, Richard Ridge, below! (more...)
MAGIC AT CONEY!!! Events Announced for 4/30 MAGIC AT CONEY!!! Events Announced for 4/30
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Brooklyn

Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. 'Magic at Coney!!!' is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. (more...)
BWW Interview: ACTUALLY, Anna Ziegler Writes Prolifically BWW Interview: ACTUALLY, Anna Ziegler Writes Prolifically
by Gil Kaan on April 26, 2017 in Los Angeles

The Geffen Playhouse tackles the various conflicting definitions of sexual consent in its co-world premiere of playwright Anna Ziegler's ACTUALLY beginning May 2, 2017. I made the most of the opportunity to delve into Anna's thoughts on her love of writing; how, by chance, she became the successful writer she is today; and her reaction to winning London's 2016 WhatsOnStage Award for Best New Play for her PHOTOGRAPH 51.   (more...)
Richard Clayderman Announces 40th Anniversary Australian Tour Richard Clayderman Announces 40th Anniversary Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

International best selling recording artist and concert performer Richard Clayderman has confirmed, that for the first time in many years, he will be touring Australia during May and June 2017.  (more...)
THE CHRISTIANS Are Coming to Cockroach Theatre THE CHRISTIANS Are Coming to Cockroach Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Las Vegas

What happens when good people disagree about their shared theology? Cockroach Theatre will explore how small differences among people of the same faith can drive wedges between them when it presents "The Christians" by Lucas Hnath at the Art Square Theatre May 18-June 4.                 (more...)
Cal Shakes Opens 2017 Season with AS YOU LIKE IT Cal Shakes Opens 2017 Season with AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in San Francisco

Director Desdemona Chiang makes her Cal Shakes debut, infusing Shakespeare's  romantic comedy with the vibrant, complicated, and shifting energy of the Bay Area.   Berkeley, CA, April 26 - California Shakespeare Theater begins its 43rd Season with Shakespeare's gender-bending comedy, As You Like It. In director Desdemona Chiang's all new production, adaptable and resilient Rosalind must leave everything she knows behind to find her true family. (more...)
Finalists Announced for Inaugural $100,000 Ramsay Art Prize Finalists Announced for Inaugural $100,000 Ramsay Art Prize
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Twenty-one finalists have been selected for the inaugural Ramsay Art Prize, Australia's richest prize for young contemporary artists. The finalists are: (more...)
A.C.T. Closes Out 2016–17 season with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN A.C.T. Closes Out 2016–17 season with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in San Francisco

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will close out its 2016-17 season with Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin (June 7-July 2, 2017). (more...)
Bridget Everett and Murray Hill Return to Australia in June Bridget Everett and Murray Hill Return to Australia in June
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Australia - Adelaide

The crowned Queen, Bridget Everett, and (drag) "King of Comedy" (Time Out), Murray Hill, of New York Cabaret, respectively dubbed "one of the funniest people in New York' by Time Out New York, and one of "Fifty Most Iconic Gender Benders of All Time" by New York Magazine, are finally joining forces to tour down under this June! (more...)
FRESH INK READINGS to Showcase New Zealand Playwrights FRESH INK READINGS to Showcase New Zealand Playwrights
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in New Zealand

Over three consecutive Sunday afternoons, and accompanied by mulled wine which will be available for purchase, three brand new plays will be presented as 'works-in-progress'. Following each performance, audiences will be invited to provide feedback and engage in discussion about the work. (more...)
SMUT: AN UNSEEMLY STORY by Alan Bennett Comes to Z Below SMUT: AN UNSEEMLY STORY by Alan Bennett Comes to Z Below
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in San Francisco

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson) by Alan Bennett Word for Word's first production of the 2017 Season, running May 13 - Jun 11  (previews May 10-12) with a press night on May 13 in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. Alan Bennett is one of England's finest and wittiest writers who explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people's public appearance and their private desires in this tender and surprising story. Bennett is known for authoring a range of plays and screenplays including the plays: The History Boys (Tony 2006), Kafka's Dick, The Wind in The Willows,The Madness of George III and for film: The Lady in (more...)
Alicia Krakauer and Megan Minutillo Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with Volume 2 of BRIDGE THE GAP Alicia Krakauer and Megan Minutillo Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with Volume 2 of BRIDGE THE GAP
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Cabaret

NEXT Concert Series: Bridge the Gap, is thrilled to be back at Feinstein's/54 Below for Volume 2! (more...)
Motionhouse presents SCATTERED at the Peacock Theatre Motionhouse presents SCATTERED at the Peacock Theatre
by Roy Tan on April 26, 2017 in UK Regional

Motionhouse make a splash as they return to The Peacock with their trademark highly-physical style of dance and acrobatics, combined with lavish imagery projected on a ground-breaking curved set. (more...)
Norm Lewis Comes to Landmark on Main Street Norm Lewis Comes to Landmark on Main Street
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Long Island

Tony Award-nominee Norm Lewis, off-Broadway's newest Sweeney Todd, to spend Friday evening, April 28th at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street. (more...)
Actor Jeffrey Wright, Artist Carrie Mae Weems to be Honored by National Youth Charity Actor Jeffrey Wright, Artist Carrie Mae Weems to be Honored by National Youth Charity
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in New York City

Celebrities and other luminaries will converge on Gotham Hall in Manhattan as award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright and acclaimed artist Carrie Mae Weems are honored by The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis), a nationally recognized, Harlem-based nonprofit and youth development organization, as it heads into its 22nd year transforming young lives. Other notables attending the organization's 13th annual VOICES benefit include actors Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale and Michael K. Williams, the Honorable David N.  Dinkins, 106th mayor of New York, the Honorable Cyrus Vance, New York County district attorney, film and television producers Terence and Rachel Winter, New York Times columnist Charles Blow and DJ Beverly Bond, founder and executive director of Black Girls Rock! The event, which takes place on Thursday, May 11, at Gotham Hall in Manhattan, is expected to draw 500 supporters. (more...)
American Repertory Ballet to Host Physical Therapy Panel Discussion American Repertory Ballet to Host Physical Therapy Panel Discussion
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in New Jersey

On Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5:15 pm, American Repertory Ballet will host a panel discussion, 'Physical Therapy: Taking Care of the Young Dancer's Body,' as part of its On Pointe enrichment series. This event will be held at ARB's Princeton studios, located in the Princeton Shopping Center (301 North Harrison Street, above McCaffrey's). This event is free and open to the public. (more...)
Adventure Stage Chicago's Young Playwright for Change Finalist
Honored with National Prize & Readings Adventure Stage Chicago's Young Playwright for Change Finalist Honored with National Prize & Readings
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Chicago

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces Midwest regional finalist Fletcher Fraher's The Principle as the national winner of the 4th Annual Young Playwrights for Change competition, presented by Theatre for Young Audiences/USA (TYA/USA) and the American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE). (more...)
RTP Re-Names Venue The Robert B. Moss Theatre RTP Re-Names Venue The Robert B. Moss Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Norfolk

Richmond Triangle Players, one of the city's best-known and acclaimed cultural organizations, announced today that it has purchased its venue at 1300 Altamont Avenue in Scott's Addition, and that the building has been re-named the Robert B. Moss Theatre.  The new name honors the real estate entrepreneur who located the building for the company and provided the naming gift for the building.   (more...)
Eureka Theatre presents NO, NO NANETTE Eureka Theatre presents NO, NO NANETTE
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in San Francisco

No, No, Nanette is musical theatre's equivalent to the perfect glass of champagne. It sparkles, tickles your taste buds, and you can't get enough of it.   San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon has announced the tap spectacular No, No, Nanette to close their 24th season. (more...)
Bros. Reunited and Returning to Australia for One Special Event Show Bros. Reunited and Returning to Australia for One Special Event Show
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Australia - Melbourne

Australian BROS fans demanded it and now TEG DAINTY can confirm the most highly anticipated pop reunion tour of the decade will visit Australia! (more...)