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Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Sets 2016-17 SeasonRichmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts announced the details of its exciting 2016-2017 Season last night. (more...)

NANOBOTS FOR DINNER is ReleasedNANOBOTS FOR DINNER is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The chance that humanity will be destroyed in the future by a powerful artificial intelligence, or a bloodthirsty autonomous robot army, decreased today. Thanks to the new textbook 'Nanobots for Dinner: Preparing for the Technological Singularity', which is now available for schools to include as standard material in science classes. Students will have a fun way to learn about the challenges posed by emerging technologies. (more...)

Janet Dacal, George Merrick, Donna English and More to Lead Goodspeed's Fresh Take on BYE BYE BIRDIE This SummerJanet Dacal, George Merrick, Donna English and More to Lead Goodspeed's Fresh Take on BYE BYE BIRDIE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The exuberant cast of BYE BYE BIRDIE will 'spread sunshine all over the place' in this summertime sensation directed by Jenn Thompson. (more...)

The Old Globe Names Llewellyn Crain New Director of DevelopmentThe Old Globe Names Llewellyn Crain New Director of Development
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the appointment of a new Director of Development. Llewellyn Crain joins the executive team to help implement the Globe's strategic plan by leading and growing a comprehensive, modern, and sophisticated fundraising program to support the theatre's 15 acclaimed annual productions and the wide variety of continually evolving and innovative arts engagement programs. (more...)

Broadway at the National Sets 2016-17 Season: FUN HOME, RENT & MoreBroadway at the National Sets 2016-17 Season: FUN HOME, RENT & More
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Broadway at the National announces its 2016-17 season, with a total of 17 Tony® Awards - including three Best Musicals - among the productions being presented. The season features the Washington premiere of the five-time Tony®-winning Best Musical Fun Home, based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir; the 20th anniversary return of RENT, the Tony® Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning re-imagining of Puccini's La Boheme; the eight-time Tony®-winning Once; and the Washington premiere of the holiday classic Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. (more...)

BWW Blog: Paisley Haddad - Hamlet Mania!BWW Blog: Paisley Haddad - Hamlet Mania!
by Guest Blogger: Paisley Haddad - May 12, 2016

Instead of a written final, our teacher has made a compilation of monologues, raps, and a play that brings Shakespeare's Hamlet to a modern day understanding.  (more...)

Sherill S. Cannon Wins CLC Seal of Approval in THE GOLDEN RULESherill S. Cannon Wins CLC Seal of Approval in THE GOLDEN RULE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Prolific children's book author Sherrill S. Cannon has done it again. After receiving 39 awards for her eight children's books, her latest, 'The Golden Rule,' was cited by Children's Literary Classics, receiving the CLC Seal of Approval. The rhyming picture book teaches the powerful message: 'Treat others as you want to be treated.' (more...)

Roanoke Children's Theatre Sets 2016-17 SeasonRoanoke Children's Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Roanoke Children's Theatre Artistic Director Pat Wilhelms announces the 2016-2017 Season line up for the Company's 9th season. (more...)

CELEBRITY SPIES E-book Series is ReleasedCELEBRITY SPIES E-book Series is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Eye Spy Publishing Ltd, has released the first e-book in a new series featuring true stories about 'real-life' spies. 'Celebrity Spies' covers forty-three professions and industries whose famous members 'spied for the side' and include fascinating trivia and hundreds of images. Book 1, Hollywood Actors, features over 50 celebrities. Did you know? Cary Grant was a spy hunter. Frank Sinatra lent the CIA his jet for rendition flights. Marilyn Monroe assembled drones during WWII. Dr. Seuss produced instructional cartoons for the US Army Signal Corps. Lucky Luciano, head of the mafia crime family, worked with the CIA. The US Secret Service and hired Harry Houdini to train agents in escapology. Alfred Hitchcock was an MI6 contact man. Walt Disney became an undercover spy for the FBI. Miles Copeland Jr's father worked for the CIA. The brother of the Dalai Lama worked for the CIA? 'We are excited about the new series and although a departure from the sobering material in Eye Spy Intelligence Magazine, we hope our readers will enjoy it.' - Mark Birdsall / Managing Editor In the series: Actors, Actresses, Adventurers, Archaeologists, Artists, Astronauts, Astronomers, Authors, Businessman, Cartoons, Chefs, Clergy, Cowboys and Indians, Criminals, Dancers, Directors, Engineers, Entertainers, Explorers, Fashion, Groups, Historians, Inventors, Journalists, Movie Producers, Musicians, Mystics, Naturalists, Patriots, Photographers, Physicians, Playwrights, Poets, Politicians, Producers, Royalty, Scholars, Scientists, Sculptors, Singers, Sons and Daughters, Sportsman and 'The Watched'. Book I - Actors. Features over fifty actors who actively participated in or with the intelligence services. (more...)

BWW Blog: Annalise Prentiss - SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL at Susquehanna Stage Co.BWW Blog: Annalise Prentiss - SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL at Susquehanna Stage Co.
by Guest Blogger: Annalise Prentiss - May 10, 2016

"Oh, the thinks you can think when you think about...SEUSS!!" Dr. Seuss, as most of us know, was one of the most iconic children's book authors. From One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish,  Blue Fish to There's a Wocket in my Pocket, Dr. Seuss never did fail to amuse children. In 2000, Seussical the Musical debuted on Broadway. Written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the musical incorporates all the memory-making Dr. Seuss stories such as Horton Hears a Who, Gertrude McFuzz, The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! Seussical the Musical was written to carry on the legacy of Dr. Seuss and to grant good times to anyone who sees it, and Susquehanna Stage Company located in Marietta, Pennsylvania, hopes to do just that. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for New Musical GROUNDHOG DAY at the Old VicFull Cast Announced for New Musical GROUNDHOG DAY at the Old Vic
by Marianka Swain - May 9, 2016

Full casting is today announced for the world premiere of the new musical GROUNDHOG DAY, which previews at the Old Vic from July 11 with a press night on August 16. Carlyss Peer will play Rita Hanson, alongside the previously announced Andy Karl in the role of Phil Connors. Eugene McCoy plays cameraman Larry, and the ensemble cast includes Leo Andrew, David Birch, Ste Clough, Roger Dipper, Georgina Hagen, Kieran Jae, Julie Jupp, Andrew Langtree, Vicki Lee Taylor, Emma Lindars, Antonio Magro, Carolyn Maitland, Kirsty Malpass, Lisa Mathieson,  Jenny O'Leary, Leanne Pinder, Mark Pollard, Damien Poole, Jack Shalloo, Andrew Spillett and Spencer Stafford. (more...)

The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus' second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children's programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew's 'something for everyone' approach. (more...)

NCRC and The Old Globe to Present Anna Deavere Smith in 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD'NCRC and The Old Globe to Present Anna Deavere Smith in 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD'
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) and The Old Globe will co-host "Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education" written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith for one night only on Monday, June 6 at The Old Globe on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

GRINCH Open Call Auditions in Nashville 5/11GRINCH Open Call Auditions in Nashville 5/11
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 3, 2016

OPEN CALLS in NASHVILLE, TN: Sit Down Production at the Grand Ole Opry House of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical; Seeking Adults, Male and Female, Ages 18 and up (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Sets Complete Cast, Creative Team for 42ND STREETSan Diego Musical Theatre Sets Complete Cast, Creative Team for 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) continues their 2016 season with the musical comedy classic 42ND STREET. (more...)

Arts Center of Cannon County Presents Dr. Seuss' THE CAT IN THE HATArts Center of Cannon County Presents Dr. Seuss' THE CAT IN THE HAT
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 2, 2016

Not a word has been touched or added to Dr. Seuss' classic, ensuring anyone who's read the story will find themselves transported into the world they've long remembered and always imagined as Woodbury's Arts Center of Cannon County presents The Cat in the Hat for two Saturdays in May. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 5/2/2016 - New York Pops Gala, August Wilson Monologues & More!Broadway AM Report, 5/2/2016 - New York Pops Gala, August Wilson Monologues & More!
by Jessica Khan - May 2, 2016

Today's big news: Broadway's best gather for tonight's 2016 New York Pops Gala, this year's August Wilson Monologue Competition is this evening, and the cast of WAITRESS hits the recording studio, so stay tuned for coverage! (more...)

Martin's 'PICASSO,' Morisseau's SKELETON CREW & More Set for The Old Globe's 2016-17 Season; Plus Previously Announced OCTOBER SKY!Martin's 'PICASSO,' Morisseau's SKELETON CREW & More Set for The Old Globe's 2016-17 Season; Plus Previously Announced OCTOBER SKY!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The Old Globe today shared its 2016-2017 Season, including world and West Coast premieres, second looks, comic favorites, plays with music, classics-and, of course, Shakespeare and the Mean Old Grinch return again too! (more...)

Breathtaking Imagination Receives New Arts BursaryBreathtaking Imagination Receives New Arts Bursary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Matt Hutchinson and Grace Emily Manning are the first young talents to receive the inaugural Sally Goldsworthy Bursary, in memory of the pioneering creative force and CEO of DISCOVER CHILDREN'S STORY CENTRE, who died last year. (more...)

Young People's Theatre Sets 2016-17 SeasonYoung People's Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Artistic Director Allen MacInnis and Executive Director Nancy Webster are pleased to announce the 2016/17 Season at Young People's Theatre (YPT), a year that marks the return of two of YPT's most popular musicals, both based on children's literature classics: SeussicalTM and Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. (more...)

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