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BWW REVIEW: Autism Is Metaphor In THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME ~ A Work Of Astonishing MagnitudeBWW REVIEW: Autism Is Metaphor In THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME ~ A Work Of Astonishing Magnitude
by Herbert Paine - Jun 21, 2017

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is a landmark piece of theatre, melding acting and technology with a result that is astonishing and riveting ~ a spectacle that is spectacular, requiring the directorial brilliance of Marianne Elliott, and featuring the tour de force performance of Adam Langdon in the National Theatre's tour production at ASU Gammage in Tempe, AZ. (more...)

Sony Classical Releases SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Original Motion Picture SoundtrackSony Classical Releases SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Sony Music proudly announces the release of SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) featuring the music of Grammy® and Academy Award®-winning composer Michael Giacchino. (more...)

BONES Season 12: The Final Chapter Available on DVD  TodayBONES Season 12: The Final Chapter Available on DVD Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Flesh & Bones Collection Seasons 1-12 TV's favorite crime-solving couple has solved their last case! Now experience this acclaimed, addictive crime series with ALL 12 SEASONS together for the first time - (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 5/9/2017 - 5/16/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 5/9/2017 - 5/16/2017
by - May 16, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 5/9/2017 - 5/16/2017. (more...)

Autistic Actor to Lead THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at Syracuse StageAutistic Actor to Lead THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Indiana Repertory Theater (IRT) and Syracuse Stage will welcome Seattle-based actor Mickey Rowe as Christopher John Francis Boone in "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" by Simon Stephens. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek: Zendaya Covers Bruno Mars on Next LIP SYNC BATTLEVIDEO: Sneak Peek: Zendaya Covers Bruno Mars on Next LIP SYNC BATTLE
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2017

MTV today announced that 'Spider-Man: Homecoming,' will premiere a sneak-peek at the 2017 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS. The film's stars, Tom Holland and Zendaya, will be on hand to introduce the clip. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New Trailer & Poster Art for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Is Here!VIDEO: First Look - New Trailer & Poster Art for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Is Here!
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Does the suit make the man? Watch the all-new SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING trailer now and check out the film in theaters beginning July 7th! (more...)

VIDEO: New Teaser for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING; Full Trailer Arrives Tomorrow!VIDEO: New Teaser for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING; Full Trailer Arrives Tomorrow!
by Movies News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Sony Pictures and Marvel have announced that an all-new trailer for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING will be released tomorrow, and shared a teaser trailer on Twitter (more...)

BONES Season 12 and The Flesh & Bones Collection Seasons 1-12 Arrives on DVD, 6/13BONES Season 12 and The Flesh & Bones Collection Seasons 1-12 Arrives on DVD, 6/13
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

BONES Season 12 and The Flesh & Bones Collection Seasons 1-12 Arrives on DVD on June 13th. Season 12 One of television's most beloved crime series draws to a close with even more suspense, fun and sexiness than ever. (more...)

Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Announces the 2017/2018 SeasonSyracuse Stage Artistic Director Announces the 2017/2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Robert Hupp yesterday announced the plays selected for the 2017/2018 season. The six plays are "The Three Musketeers", "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time", "The Wizard of Oz", "Next to Normal", "A Raisin in the Sun", and "The Magic Play".   (more...)

Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams Sign On for New Comedy GAME NIGHTJason Bateman, Rachel McAdams Sign On for New Comedy GAME NIGHT
by Movies News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Rachel McAdams is in final discussions to join Jason Bateman in New Line's upcoming comedy GAME NIGHT. (more...)

VIDEO: First Trailer for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Is Here!VIDEO: First Trailer for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Is Here!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Sony Pictures and Marvel have revealed the first trailer for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. Directed by Jon Watts, the film stars Tom Holland in the title role (more...)

A Hound Haunts the Mainstage of Longbeach PlayhouseA Hound Haunts the Mainstage of Longbeach Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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BWW Review: DREAMLAND Fails to Find Its Footing at NoHo Arts CenterBWW Review: DREAMLAND Fails to Find Its Footing at NoHo Arts Center
by Stacy Davies - Jun 22, 2016

The main trouble with Dreamland is that it doesn't know what it wants to be. Billed as the tale of a Midwestern girl who aspires to become an actress and ends up mixing with sordid Hollywood types who show her that dreams shouldn't always come true - what happens on stage only supports this in theory. (more...)

New Musical DREAMLAND Set for NoHo Arts Center This WeekendNew Musical DREAMLAND Set for NoHo Arts Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Dreamland, a new musical conceived, written, composed by 14-time Emmy Award winner John Francis Smith with daughter Asia Ray Smith, will have its first ever "off-book" staged performances at the NoHo Arts Center Friday, June 17 at 8:00 pm; and Saturday, June 18 at 2:00 and 8:00 pm.  The production is also produced by Smith.  Robert Arnold directs, with musical direction by Christian Regul and Jake Anthony (who also serves as vocal director). (more...)

Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tonight, May 3, 2016Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tonight, May 3, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 3, 2016

Get all the scoop on FRESH OFF THE BOAT, airing on ABC tonight, May 3, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, May 3, 2016Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, May 3, 2016
by - Apr 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on FRESH OFF THE BOAT, airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 3, 2016! (more...)

Zendaya Grabs Lead Role in Marvel's Spider-Man RebootZendaya Grabs Lead Role in Marvel's Spider-Man Reboot
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

According to Comingsoon.net, Zendaya has been casted as a lead character named Michelle in Marvel Studios upcoming Spider-Man reboot! (more...)

Broadway Musical Director Jack F. Lee Passes Away at 86Broadway Musical Director Jack F. Lee Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Jack F. Lee (born John Francis Lee), beloved musical director of both stage and screen, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2016 in his home at the age of 86. Mr. Lee was one of Broadway's leading conductors and musical directors who worked with composers/lyricists John Kander & Fred Ebb, Cy Coleman & Dorothy Fields, Jule Styne, Richard Rogers, Stephen Sondheim, Charles Strouse, Alan Jay Lerner, Maury Yeston, Robert Wright & George Forrest, Sandy Wilson, Bob Merrill, Betty Comden & Adolph Green and Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones. (more...)

About Face Theatre Stages Benefit Reading of THE HOMOSEXUALS TonightAbout Face Theatre Stages Benefit Reading of THE HOMOSEXUALS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2015

About Face Theatre is excited to present a one-night-only benefit reading of its 2011 runaway hit THE HOMOSEXUALS by AFT Artistic Associate Philip Dawkins, directed by original director Bonnie Metzgar and featuring the full original cast. (more...)

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