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Puppeteer Bonnie Duncan's SQUIRREL STOLE MY UNDERPANTS to Invade The YardPuppeteer Bonnie Duncan's SQUIRREL STOLE MY UNDERPANTS to Invade The Yard
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

UNDERPANTS STOLEN! SQUIRREL ON THE LOOSE! The Yard's Quality Time! Family Series presents puppeteer Bonnie Duncan who gets lost in her laundry basket as children go wild in SQUIRREL STOLE MY UNDERPANTS, playing Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. at The Yard, 1 The Yard, Middle Road, Chilmark, MA 02535. (more...)

Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting MondayGo Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Soulpepper's Upcoming Residency at Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Soulpepper's Upcoming Residency at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Tickets are on sale for the US debut for SOULPEPPER, Toronto's largest and most celebrated theatre company, in a four-week engagement Off-Broadway at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street in New York City. A true repertory program of plays, musicals and concert performances, featuring a company of over 65 artists, the festival, entitled SOULPEPPER ON 42nd STREET, will be presented July 1-July 29, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the productions below! (more...)

Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz Seek New Engineering Talent via Alternate RealityJaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz Seek New Engineering Talent via Alternate Reality
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

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Center for Puppetry Arts to Bring Classic Characters to the Stage in MOTHER GOOSECenter for Puppetry Arts to Bring Classic Characters to the Stage in MOTHER GOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Mother Goose is on the loose! Families are invited to help find her with some assistance from classic nursey rhyme characters as the Center for Puppetry Arts presents Mother Goose, August 15 -September 17. Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep, Jack & Jill and all the other citizens of Rhymeville need as much help as possible to look for clues and solve the mystery of Mother Goose's whereabouts.     (more...)

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCKOpera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Casting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and MoreCasting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Aunty Donna Announce Additional NYC Shows at Theatre 80Aunty Donna Announce Additional NYC Shows at Theatre 80
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Due to popular demand, award-winning Australian comedy group, Aunty Donna, announce a week of New York City performances of their hit show, Aunty Donna - New Show, running July 18 - 22 at Theatre 80.  (more...)

Center for Puppetry Arts to Host Enchanting Events for Boys and Girls of All AgesCenter for Puppetry Arts to Host Enchanting Events for Boys and Girls of All Ages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Step right up! The Center for Puppetry Arts will kick off the 2017-2018 season with the anticipated return of Cinderella Della Circus. The magical, circus-themed show will be supplemented with a number of applause-worthy, free weekend events to celebrate the high-flying spirit of the show.  (more...)

Best of Fringe 2016 Creator Returns to Toronto Fringe with PINEAPPLE CLUBBest of Fringe 2016 Creator Returns to Toronto Fringe with PINEAPPLE CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Robin Henderson, creator of the Best of Fringe hit Dance Animal, will be returning to the Toronto Fringe Festival with Pineapple Club, from July 7th-16th, 2017 at the Factory Theatre Mainspace. (more...)

Best of Fringe 2016 Creator Returns to Toronto Fringe with PINEAPPLE CLUBBest of Fringe 2016 Creator Returns to Toronto Fringe with PINEAPPLE CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Robin Henderson, creator of the Best of Fringe hit Dance Animal, is thrilled to be returning to the Toronto Fringe Festival with Pineapple Club, from July 7th-16th, 2017 at the Factory Theatre Mainspace. (more...)

Tony Nominated John Tartaglia Joins the Troupe for Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Boot CampTony Nominated John Tartaglia Joins the Troupe for Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Boot Camp
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

BroadwayWorld learned today that John Tartaglia is packing up his talents and bringing them to Oklahoma to join the already announced stellar faculty for year three of KRISTIN CHENOWETH'S Broadway Boot Camp. (more...)

BWW Review: Nothing But Love for Migguel Anggelo in SO CLOSE at Joe's PubBWW Review: Nothing But Love for Migguel Anggelo in SO CLOSE at Joe's Pub
by Troy Frisby - Jun 6, 2017

It's often been pointed out that love and hate aren't exactly polar opposites, considering each feeling originates from a place of passion. And now more than ever, we've come to a point where, everyday, living can feel like an extreme sport and everything seems to be superlative, for best or worst. In Migguel Anggelo's latest show, SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE, at Joe's Pub on May 23, he distilled this moment in time and made something beautiful out of our less-than-certain reality. (more...)

Cinderella Della Circus Returns to Center for Puppetry ArtsCinderella Della Circus Returns to Center for Puppetry Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The Center for Puppetry Arts will combine the magic of the circus with the enchantment of puppetry to kick off the 2017-2018 Family Series with Cinderella Della Circus from June 20 - July 23! Families are invited to revel in the fairy tale magic and somersault into summer with this original performance.  (more...)

PBS Kids Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES Celebrates 'Ocean Friends Forever' For World Oceans DayPBS Kids Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES Celebrates 'Ocean Friends Forever' For World Oceans Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The JimHenson Company, Herschend Studios and PBS KIDS are kicking off 'Ocean Friends Forever,' a social media and community engagement initiative with multiple PBS station events across the country the week of June 1-8, to coincide with the internationally celebrated World Oceans Day on June 8. The effort is themed around the new PBS KIDS series SPLASH AND BUBBLES, which encourages children to explore ocean science and marine biology. SPLASH AND BUBBLES airs daily on PBS stations nationwide and is available for free on PBS KIDS digital platforms. (more...)

Performances Begin Tonight for REMEMBERING EVANGELINE at HEREPerformances Begin Tonight for REMEMBERING EVANGELINE at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Remembering Evangeline, the newest production by Concrete Temple Theatre, begins performances TONIGHT, June 1, and runs for through June 17 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street).  (more...)

The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th AnniversaryThe HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Marking an incredible milestone of presenting 'stars under the stars,' the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America with Swedish Fish, JLL, WeWork, and Time Out in association with Bryant Park Corporation, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a New York themed line-up. The free outdoor festival returns Monday evenings at sunset, beginning June 19 and running through August 21.  (more...)

The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th AnniversaryThe HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Marking an incredible milestone of presenting 'stars under the stars,' the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America with Swedish Fish, JLL, WeWork, and Time Out in association with Bryant Park Corporation, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a New York themed line-up. (more...)

Dian Fossey's GORILLAS IN THE MIST to Be Adapted to New Stage Play Featuring Jim Henson PuppetryDian Fossey's GORILLAS IN THE MIST to Be Adapted to New Stage Play Featuring Jim Henson Puppetry
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Anna Phelan (Gorillas in the Mist, Mask, Girl, Interrupted) will adapt the book GORILLAS IN THE MIST by Dian Fossey into a stage play utilizing captivating puppetry. JIM HENSON'S CREATURE SHOP (The Dark Crystal) has been engaged to design the gorillas, and Tony Award-winning producer Ryan Hugh Mackey (A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder) will develop the stage adaptation. (more...)

Julie Andrews Expresses Support for LGBTQ Community:  I Have 'Always' Been An AllyJulie Andrews Expresses Support for LGBTQ Community: I Have 'Always' Been An Ally
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

In a new interview with The Advocate this week, legendary star of stage and screen, Julie Andrews, shares her support for the LGBTQ community and says her long career in film and theater was responsible for exposing her to diversity from a very young age. (more...)

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