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by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

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Dramatists Guild Pledges 'Forceful Response' to Defend NEADramatists Guild Pledges 'Forceful Response' to Defend NEA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

BWW reported this week via The Hill that the Trump Administration plans to reduce federal spending including possibly eliminating the NEA. The Dramatists Guild of America has issued a response. (more...)

Nashville Rep to Produce Regional Premiere of POSTERITYNashville Rep to Produce Regional Premiere of POSTERITY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Nashville Rep will produce Posterity to run from February 11 - 25, with discounted previews on February 9 and 10. Posterity, by Pulitzer and Tony Award-wining playwright Doug Wright, had its world premiere at Atlantic Theater Company in New York. Nashville Rep's production will be only the second production of this play - and a regional premiere. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for Broadway's WAR PAINT!Complete Casting Announced for Broadway's WAR PAINT!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Producers David Stone and Marc Platt today announced complete casting for the upcoming Broadway musical, WAR PAINT. (more...)

Billy Porter, Theresa Rebeck and More Tapped for Sundance Institute RetreatBilly Porter, Theresa Rebeck and More Tapped for Sundance Institute Retreat
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Six theatre artists will be the focus of the 18th annual Sundance Institute Retreat at Ucross Foundation in Wyoming, taking place January 23 - February 10. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Drama Learning Center's Area Premiere of HANDS ON A HARDBODYPhoto Flash: First Look at Drama Learning Center's Area Premiere of HANDS ON A HARDBODY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Drama Learning Center's professional training company for emerging young artists will present the area premiere of new American musical Hands on a Hardbody this month. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Stuff to Take Center Stage in Geoff Sobelle's THE OBJECT LESSON at NYTW; Tickets on Sale Now!Stuff to Take Center Stage in Geoff Sobelle's THE OBJECT LESSON at NYTW; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tickets for THE OBJECT LESSON, the third production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2016/17 Season, are now on sale. (more...)

Works & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINTWorks & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim offers a behind-the-scenes look at WAR PAINT, the new musical by librettist Doug Wright, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, and director Michael Greif in advance of the Broadway opening on April 6, 2017. (more...)

Broadway in Atlanta Offers Discounted College Student Rush Tickets for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAIDBroadway in Atlanta Offers Discounted College Student Rush Tickets for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Dive under the sea with Broadway in Atlanta as it presents the limited, five performance engagement of Disney's The Little Mermaid, a special addition to the 2016/2017 season. For any local college students looking to relive the classic Disney tale, Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta offers a special $25 Student Rush Ticket price for the Atlanta engagement, playing at the Fox Theatre January 12 - 15. (more...)

Nashville Rep to Stage Reading of Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPYNashville Rep to Stage Reading of Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Nashville Rep presents a staged reading of the quirky comedy Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang at a REPaloud in partnership with OZ Arts Nashville on Saturday, January 14, 2017. A revealing talkback with Tony award-winning playwright Durang, the cast, director, and audience immediately follows the reading. (more...)

Works by Paula Vogel, Alex Brightman and More Set for 2017 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at GoodspeedWorks by Paula Vogel, Alex Brightman and More Set for 2017 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 32 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2017 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 18 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

Hannah Bos to Bring Spirit of Invention Off-Broadway in THE LIGHT YEARS; Full Cast Announced!Hannah Bos to Bring Spirit of Invention Off-Broadway in THE LIGHT YEARS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE LIGHT YEARS, the world premiere of a new play written by Drama Desk Award winner Hannah Bos (The Open House, Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2) and Obie Award winner Paul Thureen (Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2), directed and developed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (Jacuzzi, The Open House, Blood Play), made by The Debate Society. (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Comes to the Times -Union Center 3/21-3/26, 2017Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Comes to the Times -Union Center 3/21-3/26, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts announced today that individual tickets for the Jacksonville engagement of The 5TH Avenue Theatre's production of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID are on sale now. (more...)

Broadway Vet Dale Soules Nominated for 3rd SAG Award for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACKBroadway Vet Dale Soules Nominated for 3rd SAG Award for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Broadway veteran and two-time SAG Award winner DALE SOULES has just been nominated for her third Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy for her work on the smash-hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Chat, Preview WAR PAINT at the TimesSTAGE TUBE: Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Chat, Preview WAR PAINT at the Times
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2016

Two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, returning to Broadway this spring in the acclaimed new musical War Paint, were featured guests at this week's New York Times 'War Paint Times Talk,' hosted at the Times Center. They were joined by Tony-nominated composer Scott Frankel and moderator Alexandra Jacobs. Below, watch their discussion, plus see them sing songs from the show! (more...)

Kathleen Marshall, Gordon Greenberg & More Join The Muny's 2017 Summer SeasonKathleen Marshall, Gordon Greenberg & More Join The Muny's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2017 Season, which opens on June 12 with Jesus Christ Superstar. (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAIDFSCJ Artist Series Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Take a trip under the sea with Theatre Under The Star's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid!  This fun-filled, timeless tale will play at the Times-Union Center March 21-26, 2017. (more...)

WAR PAINT Times Talk, Featuring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, Livestreams TonightWAR PAINT Times Talk, Featuring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, Livestreams Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, returning to Broadway this spring in the acclaimed new musical War Paint, will be featured guests at this evening's New York Times 'War Paint Times Talk,' hosted at the Times Center. They will be joined by Tony-nominated composer Scott Frankel. The sold-out event will be streamed live. (more...)

Broadway's WAR PAINT, COME FROM AWAY and More Get Behind-the-Scenes Looks in Guggenheim's Spring 2017 'Works & Process' SeriesBroadway's WAR PAINT, COME FROM AWAY and More Get Behind-the-Scenes Looks in Guggenheim's Spring 2017 'Works & Process' Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Works & Process at the Guggenheim has announced its spring 2017 season. (more...)

Teaching Young Artists Presents Area Premiere of HANDS ON A HARDBODYTeaching Young Artists Presents Area Premiere of HANDS ON A HARDBODY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Drama Learning Center's professional training company for emerging young artists will present the area premiere of new American musical Hands on a Hardbody next month. Inspired by true events and based on the acclaimed 1997 documentary of the same name by S. R. Bindler, Hands on a Hardbody follows 10 hard-luck Texans searching for a new lease on life. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, each contestant fights to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest that is Hands on a Hardbody, only one winner can drive away with American Dream. (more...)

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