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Audra McDonald Schools Fox's Bill O'Reilly On The Realities of SlaveryAudra McDonald Schools Fox's Bill O'Reilly On The Realities of Slavery
Posted: Jul. 27, 2016

Exclusive Breaking News: Disney to Film NEWSIES Live in August; Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay to ReturnExclusive: Disney to Film NEWSIES Live w/ Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay
Posted: Jul. 27, 2016

Bay Street Theater and DreamWorks Theatricals Cancel Controversial PRINCE OF EGYPT ConcertBay Street Theater and DreamWorks Cancel Controversial PRINCE OF EGYPT
Posted: Jul. 28, 2016

Marni Nixon, Singing Voice Behind WEST SIDE STORY, THE KING AND I & More, Dies at 86Marni Nixon, Singing Voice Behind WEST SIDE STORY, KING AND I, Dies at 86
Posted: Jul. 25, 2016

Scott Schwartz Responds to Public Outcry Against PRINCE OF EGYPT Casting: 'A Diverse Cast Was and Is a Priority'Schwartz Responds to Public Outcry Against PRINCE OF EGYPT Casting
Posted: Jul. 25, 2016

VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth & More Broadway Stars Perform 'Fight Song' for HillaryVIDEO: Menzel, Chenoweth & More B'way Stars Perform 'Fight Song' for Hillary
Posted: Jul. 27, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda Responds to Hillary Clinton Quoting HAMILTON in DNC Acceptance SpeechMiranda Responds to Hillary Clinton Quoting HAMILTON in DNC Acceptance Speech
Posted: Jul. 29, 2016

Photo Flash: First Look at the West End's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDPhotos: First Look at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
Posted: Jul. 25, 2016

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL to Record Cast Album Before Swimming to BroadwaySPONGEBOB Musical to Record Cast Album Before Swimming to Broadway
Posted: Jul. 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton Makes History, Quotes HAMILTON While Accepting Nomination for PresidentHillary Clinton Makes History, Quotes HAMILTON While Accepting Nomination
Posted: Jul. 28, 2016

Breaking News: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Moves Up Final Bow on BroadwayAN AMERICAN IN PARIS Moves Up Final Bow on Broadway
Posted: Jul. 26, 2016

Breaking News: Meryl Streep in Talks to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNSMeryl Streep to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt in MARY POPPINS RETURNS?
Posted: Jul. 28, 2016

Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Selig, Bohmer, O'Malley & More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe
Posted: Jul. 29, 2016

Idina Menzel to Star in BEACHES Remake for Lifetime; Will Record Additional Songs!Idina Menzel to Star in BEACHES TV Remake; Plus Additional Songs!
Posted: Jul. 28, 2016

VIDEO: Josh Groban, Cyndi Lauper & More Remind Politicians 'Don't Use Our Songs!'VIDEO: Josh Groban, Cyndi Lauper & More Remind Politicians 'Don't Use Our Songs!'
Posted: Jul. 25, 2016

Bette Midler Signs On as Mentor for Upcoming Season of NBC's THE VOICEBette Midler Signs On as Mentor for Upcoming Season of NBC's THE VOICE
Posted: Jul. 28, 2016

Review Roundup: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDReview Roundup: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
Posted: Jul. 25, 2016

PHOTO FLASH: HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kristin Chenoweth Gets Crabby With Marc ShaimanPHOTO: HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kristin Chenoweth Gets Crabby With Marc Shaiman
Posted: Jul. 28, 2016

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps About 'Full House' on New Episode of FREESTYLE LOVEVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps About 'Full House' on FREESTYLE LOVE
Posted: Jul. 27, 2016

Bay Street Releases More on PRINCE OF EGYPT Cancellation Bay Street Releases More on PRINCE OF EGYPT Cancellation
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Long Island

Earlier today, Scott Schwartz (artistic director at Bay Street Theatre) released a statement further explaining the cancellation of the highly controversial production, Prince of Egypt. (more...)
B-Side Productions to Present Lachuisa's THE WILD PARTY B-Side Productions to Present Lachuisa's THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Off-Off-Broadway

The full cast has been announced for B-Side Productions' return of Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe's 2000 Broadway musical The Wild Party that will begin performances September 6th at the TBG Theatre for a run through September 17th. (more...)
The Coodabeen Champions Live at Arts Centre Melbourne The Coodabeen Champions Live at Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Australia - Melbourne

The Coodabeen Champions presented their inaugural Arts Centre Melbourne show to a sell-out audience in 2014 and returned to make it an annual sold-out event in 2015 as part of their 35th anniversary celebrations. (more...)
Renowned SA Artist to be Commemorated in 2017 SALA Festival Monograph Renowned SA Artist to be Commemorated in 2017 SALA Festival Monograph
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Australia - Adelaide

Renowned artist Christopher Orchard has been named SALA Featured Artist for 2017 at the festival's official opening night gala at the Art Gallery of South Australia tonight (Friday, July 29). (more...)
What To Expect When You Turn 90! Howard Eisenberg, A 'Great' Grandparents Day Story! What To Expect When You Turn 90! Howard Eisenberg, A 'Great' Grandparents Day Story!
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in CD/Books/DVDs

What To Expect When You Turn 90! Keeps on Writing, Swimming, & Now Youtube Howard Eisenberg, NYC Author, turns 90, this August, just before Grandparents Day, who's daughter and late-wife, wrote 'What To Expect When You're Expecting' with him. (more...)
Red BranchTheatre Company Announces Special Events in Conjunction with HEATHERS the Musical Red BranchTheatre Company Announces Special Events in Conjunction with HEATHERS the Musical
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Baltimore

RED BRANCH THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES SPECIAL EVENTS IN CONJUNCTION WITH HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Highlights include talkbacks, ASL-interpreted performance, and pre-show happy hours (more...)
Paradise Presents Fiddler on the Roof this Summer Paradise Presents Fiddler on the Roof this Summer
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Seattle

Show Runs AUG 5-27, 2016 Fri at 7:30pm, Sat at 2pm & 7:30pm Directed by JEFF RICHARDS Music Direction by VICKI KNICKERBOCKER Choreography by VICKI RICHARDS Set and Light Design by *JEFF RICHARDS* Sound Design by MIKE DULLUM Costume Design by COURTNEY TURNLEY (more...)
Impromptu Elate Season Ticket Holder Award Nominations Impromptu Elate Season Ticket Holder Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Los Angeles

DARRYL MAXIMILIAN ROBINSON, who is set to appear as the great Broadway impresario extraordinaire FLORENZ ZIEGFELD, JR. Oct. 14 th -16 th of 2016 in the new CONUNDRUM THEATRE COMPANY revival production of FUNNY GIRL at THE HISTORIC RIALTO THEATRE in South Pasadena, is among the nominees for Best Actor for THE 2015 / 2016 ELATE SEASON TICKET HOLDER AWARDS. Mr. Robinson has been nominated for his performance as the debonair, but aging, leading man Ernest in Tad Mosel's classic one-act allegorical comedy- drama of life in The Theatre, IMPROMPTU, which was a part of THE EMMANUEL LUTHERAN ACTORS THEATRE ENSEMBLE - ELATE evening of four one-acts JUST 4 FUN presented at THE LINCOLN STEGMAN THEATRE in North Hollywood. In addition to Mr. Robinson, his fellow IMPROMPTU cast members: CASEY KRUBINER as Winnifred, JOEY TREZISE as Tony and LUCY KRUBINER as Lora, have all received Best Supporting Performance Award nominations for their fine work in Mosel's play. TAD MOSEL is best known as the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama ALL THE WAY HOME.  (more...)
TheatreLAB Announces Extension of MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY TheatreLAB Announces Extension of MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Norfolk

TheatreLAB, Richmond's home for unexpected and evocative performance, is proud to announce that Anne Washburn's imaginative dark comedy, Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play, is now extended due to popular demand. Directed by TheatreLAB Artistic Director, Deejay Gray, the production will now run through August 13th at TheatreLAB's venue, The Basement (300 East Broad Street). For extension performances, the roles of Colleen and Jenny will be played by Addie Barnhart and Liz Earnest. Added performances are on August 11th, 12th, and 13th at 8pm. TheatreLAB is also introducing a Special Second Viewing Rush Rate. Anyone who wants to see the show a second time can bring their receipt from their first viewing to get a half-priced ticket at the door. (more...)
Photo Flash: IN THE HEIGHTS at White Plains Performing Arts Center Photo Flash: IN THE HEIGHTS at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Off-Off-Broadway

Stage 2 at White Plains Performing Arts Center is excited to present Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award Winning musical, IN THE HEIGHTS, playing for two weekends only at the White Plains Performing Arts Center July 29-31 and August 5-7. (more...)
Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra Announces 2016-2017 Season Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Hawaii

What's in store for the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra's 2016-2017 Halekulani Masterworks season? Music lovers can anticipate a season filled with color, drama and brilliance featuring superstar performers such as Andre Watts and William Wolfram, and the return of fan favorites Gerard Schwarz, JoAnn Falletta, and Naoto Otomo all showcasing beloved repertoire and masterworks by Bernstein, Gershwin, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, and much more. Masterworks subscriptions are on sale now at hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org or by calling 94-MUSIC (946-8742). Single ticket sales begin August 1. (more...)
Eagle Theatre's Innovations Factory presents NOIR: The Semi-Cinematic 3D4D Satirical Thriller Eagle Theatre's Innovations Factory presents NOIR: The Semi-Cinematic 3D4D Satirical Thriller
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in New Jersey

The 1st Official New Jersey Fringe Festival will take place in Downtown Hammonton from August 5th - August 7th.  (more...)
Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers Worskshop Returns Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers Worskshop Returns
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in New Jersey

 Celebrating over 20 years of acclaimed musical theatre training for young thespians, the Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers Workshop returns to the Little TheaterAugust 5 through August 14 with the annual Summer Festival of Shows.  These talented young thespians between the ages of 8 and 18 will present a variety of musical theater favorites including; Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, Merrily We Roll Along, Miss Nelson has a Field Day, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs and the One-Act Festival. (more...)
Photo Flash: COMPANY at Actor's Express Photo Flash: COMPANY at Actor's Express
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Atlanta

With music and lyrics Stephen Sondheim and a book by George Furth, Company tells the story of Robert, turning thirty-five and still single, living in New York City. Surrounded by friends, all of whom have coupled off, he confronts his perpetual bachelorhood in a series of hilarious interactions...just in time to blow out his birthday candles. This game-changing musical gets a modern makeover in AE's Season 29 opener with unforgettable renditions of some of Sondheim's best-known songs, including 'Being Alive.' (more...)
Shelley Macarthur is 'the Maine Event' at the Vinegar Hill Music Theatre Shelley Macarthur is 'the Maine Event' at the Vinegar Hill Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Maine

SHELLEY MACARTHUR, featuring THE BRAD WILLIAMS TRIO, brings an evening of song that will be "MAINELY MAGICAL" to THE VINEGAR HILL MUSIC THEATRE, the Kennebunks' beautiful new state-of- the art entertainment venue featuring the finest in musical talent during the summer and fall months. She joins Vinegar Hills' great summer line-up, including Broadway's Linda Eder and Liz Callaway; along with pop stars Maureen McGovern and Maria Muldaur. (more...)
Photo Flash: TOM SAWYER at Playhouse South Photo Flash: TOM SAWYER at Playhouse South
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Broadway

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a musical comedy based on the novel by Mark Twain. The musical is the story of a fourteen-year- old boy growing up in the heartland of America. This Broadway musical version of Mark Twain's novel is set in 1840 in St. Petersburg, Missouri, a bustling town on the banks of the Mississippi River. In the course of the story, Tom matches wits with his stern Aunt Polly, falls in love with the beautiful, feisty Becky Thatcher, and goes on the adventure of his life with Becky and Huckleberry Finn. Along the way he meets a terrifying villain named Injun Joe, Tom's bratty half-brother Sid, and all the other boys and girls in the village. (more...)
ChamberMusicNY Announces Launch of its 2016-17 Season ChamberMusicNY Announces Launch of its 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Classical - New York City

ChamberMusicNY, a non-profit presenter of live chamber music, is pleased to announce their 2016-17 season, consisting of eclectic and extraordinary artists, New York premieres, and thrilling, experimental performances. (more...)
Photo Flash: Vintage Theatre Presents FRANKIE AND JOHNNIE IN CLAIRE DE LUNE Photo Flash: Vintage Theatre Presents FRANKIE AND JOHNNIE IN CLAIRE DE LUNE
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Denver

Vintage Theatre presents 'Frankie and Johnny in Claire de Lune' July 29- September 4, Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m.; Monday, August 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $24 - $30 and available online at www.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830. Group discounts for 6+ are available. * For mature audiences. Contains nudity and sexual situations. (more...)
Photo Flash: World Premiere Play, BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE Photo Flash: World Premiere Play, BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Los Angeles

The ruins of an abandoned WWII Nazi compound in Pacific Palisades, known today as the 'Murphy Ranch,' are the inspiration for a new play. The Athena Cats presents the world premiere of Blueprint for Paradise by Laurel M. Wetzork, opening July 30 at the Hudson Theatres in Hollywood. Laura Steinroeder directs a cast that includes Alex Best, Regi Davis, Ann Hu, David Jahn, Steve Marvel, Peter McGlynn and Meredith Thomas. (more...)
 LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at The Ziegfeld Theater LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at The Ziegfeld Theater
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Salt Lake City

Continuing its season "The Best of Times is Now," The Ziegfeld Theater presents a limited run of La Cage aux Folles, the only Broadway musical to win the Tony for Best Revival twice, and precursor to the film The Birdcage. (more...)
Keisha D in AT HOME WITH KEISHA D at Arthur Newman Theater Keisha D in AT HOME WITH KEISHA D at Arthur Newman Theater
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Los Angeles

 On Sunday, August 14, 2016, popular local singer Keisha D will make her 4th appearance at the Arthur Newman Theater in Palm Desert in "At Home With Keisha D". The show is part of the Sundays In Summer Cabaret Series, now in it's 7th season. Her musical director is Charlie Creasy, with whom she collaborated for her shows in the last 3 seasons there as well, which were near sell-outs. Tickets for the show are $11 cash, and doors open at 1 PM and show time is 2 PM. The theater is located at 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert. (more...)
THE FULL MONTY Now on Stage through August 14 in Wisconsin THE FULL MONTY Now on Stage through August 14 in Wisconsin
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Appleton, WI

 Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre and Door County's professional theatrical icon, continues its 81st season throughAugust 14 with the lively, uplifting pop-rock musical that takes it all off, 'The Full Monty' with book by Terrence McNally and music and lyrics by David Yazbek.   'The Full Monty.'   'The Full Monty' contains adult themes, language and nudity. (more...)
Franklin School for the Performing Arts to Host Open Houses Franklin School for the Performing Arts to Host Open Houses
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Boston

Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA) will hold summer Open Houses for prospective students and families on Wednesday, August 10 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Tuesday, August 23 from 4-8 p.m. at 38 Main Street in downtown Franklin. The community is invited to tour the facilities, speak with faculty and staff, and learn more about FSPA programs in music, dance, and drama. Prospective students are also encouraged to try a complimentary class. (more...)
Buttcracker II...More Crack! Rocks Seattle this Holiday Season Buttcracker II...More Crack! Rocks Seattle this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in Seattle

Lovers of rock, rejoice! Last year's sold-out dance performance that delighted those on the naughty list returns December, 2016. Behold: Buttcracker II...more crack! Producers Diana Cardiff, Jana Hill, Sara Jinks, and Matt Mulkerin reignite the "artful mix of professional dance and raunchy satire,' (The Seattle Times) which not only kept the spirit of the rock concert alive and well, "but successfully captured the communal spirit of the holiday season' (SeattleDances) with completely sold-out shows.   (more...)
Ballet Hispanico to Launch New Conversation Series DIALOGOS Ballet Hispanico to Launch New Conversation Series DIALOGOS
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2016 in New York City

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's preeminent Latino dance institution, today announced the launch of a new conversation series, Diálogos at the Arnhold Center, which will explore the connections between the arts, social justice, and Latino culture. (more...)





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