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Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old GlobeDaniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Joel B. New Welcomes Nadia Quinn to Chat and Perform 'I Play With Words, Not Guns'Exclusive Podcast: Joel B. New Welcomes Nadia Quinn to Chat and Perform 'I Play With Words, Not Guns'
by Something New - Jun 26, 2017

In Episode 510 of the Something New podcast, award-winning songwriter Joel B. New sat down with Nadia Quinn, a performer, writer, producer, and photographer. Nadia's credits include Alex TImbers/Roundabout Theatre Co's production of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM, Broadway: BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, Television: THIS IS US, LOUIE, YOUNGER, THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA, SMASH, THEBIGC, BLANK MEETS BLANK (part of Late Night Snack with Rachel Dratch on TruTV) Film: TOP FIVE, THE FLOWER SHOP, KITTY, JOKE WRITER, BEST WISHES FROM MILLWOOD (producer/actor- winner best short @ the Austin Film Fest 2015), THROAT. (more...)

Chris Jackson, Gavin Creel, Lindsay Mendez, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Andrea Burns and More to 'STAND UP FOR FREEDOM' This YearChris Jackson, Gavin Creel, Lindsay Mendez, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Andrea Burns and More to 'STAND UP FOR FREEDOM' This Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced today a star-studded lineup of performers for the annual benefit concert, "Broadway Stands Up for Freedom," which will take place on Monday, July 17, 2017 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.  This iconic concert was created 15 years ago by aspiring musical theater actors to highlight social injustices and civil rights issues through song and spoken word. (more...)

Recent Cutbacks to Return to The PIT with Double Feature FridaysRecent Cutbacks to Return to The PIT with Double Feature Fridays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The PIT (Stephen Stout, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the return of acclaimed company Recent Cutbacks with their hit film parodies Hold On To Your Butts and Fly, You Fools! for three Double Feature Fridays, starting June 23, 2017. (more...)

Wayne Kirkpatrick on Bringing SOMETHING ROTTEN! To His HometownWayne Kirkpatrick on Bringing SOMETHING ROTTEN! To His Hometown
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 22, 2017

Try as you might, chances are you won't be very lucky in convincing Wayne Kirkpatrick to give you the scoop about his next Broadway musical - that information is kept under the strictest of confidence, thanks to his pledge to producer Kevin McCollum and his musical collaborator who just happens to be his brother, Karey. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 21, 2017Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 21, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 21, 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, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for DTC's 2017-18 Season, Featuring MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, FRANKENSTEIN, THE GREAT SOCIETY and MoreTickets on Sale Now for DTC's 2017-18 Season, Featuring MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, FRANKENSTEIN, THE GREAT SOCIETY and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Single Tickets on Sale June 19 for DTC's 2017-2018 season including Miller, Mississippi; Hair; A Christmas Carol; Fade; Frankenstein; The Great Society; The Trials of Sam Houston and White Rabbit Red Rabbit. Tickets for Public Works Dallas The Winter's Tale will be available at a later date. Single tickets start at $20. (more...)

American Repertory Theater of WNY announces the 2017-18 SeasonAmerican Repertory Theater of WNY announces the 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

American Repertory Theater of WNY will roll out the company's eleventh season with an artistic direction emphasizing three productions by Western New York playwrights, presenting a contemporary comedic adaptation on a dramatic classic bore, and bringing a legendary rock-opera to ART/WNY's stage. (more...)

GREASE is the Word at the John W. Engeman TheaterGREASE is the Word at the John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for GREASE. Performances begin on Thursday, July 6 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, August 27, 2017. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 14, 2017Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 14, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 14, 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, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Andrea Burns, Bryan Terrell Clark, Lilli Cooper and More to Star in Concert Reading of Maltby & Shire's THE COUNTRY WIFEAndrea Burns, Bryan Terrell Clark, Lilli Cooper and More to Star in Concert Reading of Maltby & Shire's THE COUNTRY WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of  THE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby.   (more...)

Jane Lynch, Phil Keoghan to Host Nat Geo's Groundbreaking TV Event EARTH LIVEJane Lynch, Phil Keoghan to Host Nat Geo's Groundbreaking TV Event EARTH LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

National Geographic today announced that Emmy Award-winning television personality Phil Keoghan will join Golden Globe- and Emmy award-winning actress Jane Lynch as host of the network's greatest-ever natural event, EARTH LIVE. (more...)

AstonRep Theatre Company Announces 2017-18 SeasonAstonRep Theatre Company Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2017-18 Season, kicking off this fall with 1984, a chilling view of a world controlled by a totalitarian government, based on George Orwell's classic novel, adapted for the stage by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles and directed by Artistic Director Robert Tobin. This winter, the season continues with a FESTIVAL OF ONE ACTS BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, celebrating one of the 20th century's greatest writers. AstonRep's season concludes next summer with THE LARAMIE PROJECT, a community's deeply-moving response to the 1998 murder of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard, written by Moises Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project and directed by Associate Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen. The 2017-18 season will also include the 9th ANNUAL WRITERS' SERIES, a daylong festival of workshops from talented local and regional writers.  (more...)

Orwell's 1984 Comes to Pompano Beach Cultural CenterOrwell's 1984 Comes to Pompano Beach Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Outre Theatre Company is proud to announce the first production of its 2017/18 season will be George Orwell's seminal dystopia 1984, adapted by Andrew White.  This is Outre's sixth full season, and its first in its new home at the recently opened Pompano Beach Cultural Center. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2017 Rising Star Award WinnersPaper Mill Playhouse Announces 2017 Rising Star Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

As one of the nation's leading professional theaters and recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 7Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 7
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 6, 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, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Jukebox Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Run This Summer at The Unicorn TheatreJukebox Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Run This Summer at The Unicorn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Tony Award-winning jukebox musical and epic night of rock 'n roll, Million Dollar Quartet, directed and music direction by James Barry (Broadway: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; BTG: A Thousand Clowns, Tommy, The Caretaker). Million Dollar Quartet runs from June 14 through July 15 at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 17 at 8pm. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Tony Nominee Kelly Devine Explains How She Made Gander Move in COME FROM AWAYBackstage with Richard Ridge: Tony Nominee Kelly Devine Explains How She Made Gander Move in COME FROM AWAY
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 6, 2017

How do you transform twelve actors into 7000 people? Choreographer extraordinaire Kelly Devine has found a way in Come From Away, and she earned a Tony nomination in the process! Below, watch as she explains the process to Richard Ridge! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Kelly Devine Opens Up About the Wild Ride of COME FROM AWAY!Tony Awards Close-Up: Kelly Devine Opens Up About the Wild Ride of COME FROM AWAY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2017

Kelly Devine has earned her second Tony nomination for making the ordinary folks of Gander move in Come From Away. Below, watch as she explains why the show's journey to Broadway has been so special, and why she couldn't be happier for the the show's well-deserved recognition. (more...)

HISTORY HAS ITS EYES ON YOU Will Play the NYC StageHISTORY HAS ITS EYES ON YOU Will Play the NYC Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

New Generation Theater Company is back at The Duplex Cabaret Theater with a stellar cast for 'History Has Its Eyes On You' on June 10th at 4:30pm. (more...)

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