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ONCE to Play South Bend Morris Performing Arts Center 3/3-4ONCE to Play South Bend Morris Performing Arts Center 3/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Broadway Theatre League is proud to present ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards® including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theater Album. ONCE will play The Morris Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement from March 3-4, 2017. (more...)

Movie Trilogy In the Works Based on HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Play?Movie Trilogy In the Works Based on HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Play?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Will the hit West End play and soon to be Broadway smash HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD be the basis of an upcoming movie trilogy? (more...)

John Tiffany to Adapt PINOCCHIO for Run at National TheatreJohn Tiffany to Adapt PINOCCHIO for Run at National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Just in time for Christmas, the children's classic, Pinocchio, with make its debut at the National Theatre.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Julia Hoffmann Is Swinging Across The Country in ONCEBWW Interview: Julia Hoffmann Is Swinging Across The Country in ONCE
by Christopher Castanho - Jan 12, 2017

Julia Hoffmann is currently swinging her way across the United States in the national tour of 'Once' understudying Girl, Ex-Girlfriend, and Reza. Based on the Academy Award-winning film, the Tony Award-winning musical 'Once' shares the story of how music not only composes melodies but also love between different people from around the globe. With an incredible score by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova and book by Enda Walsh, audiences have been falling (slowly) in love with this beautiful and honest production since its first performance on Broadway in 2012. (more...)

ONCE to Bring Love of Music to MPAC This FebruaryONCE to Bring Love of Music to MPAC This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. (more...)

Scholastic To Publish Updated Edition of J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'Scholastic To Publish Updated Edition of J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Scholastic Corporation (SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, will publish an updated edition of the bestselling and collectible companion book to the Harry Potter books, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with a new foreword by J.K. Rowling, writing as Newt Scamander, and a new cover by Headcase Design on March 14, 2017. The book will be published simultaneously with Bloomsbury UK and the Pottermore eBook edition. (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Leads January's Top 10 New London ShowsTHE GLASS MENAGERIE Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Dec 25, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a visionary Tennessee Williams revival to Wayne McGregor and a Dahl musical adaptation, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews... (more...)

Texas Performing Arts Presents The National Theatre of Scotland's LET THE RIGHT ONE INTexas Performing Arts Presents The National Theatre of Scotland's LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The National Theatre of Scotland returns to Texas Performing Arts with its critically acclaimed production of Let the Right One In, January 18-29 at McCullough Theatre. (more...)

LET THE RIGHT ONE IN to Take a Bite Out of The Alley Theatre in 2017; Dates Added!LET THE RIGHT ONE IN to Take a Bite Out of The Alley Theatre in 2017; Dates Added!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Alley Theatre announced additional dates for internationally acclaimed production Let the Right One In, presented by the National Theatre of Scotland. Let the Right One In begins preview performances February 17, opens February 22 and continues through March 19, 2017 in the Hubbard Theatre. (more...)

Belgrade Theatre Announces Successful Applicant to Young Director SchemeBelgrade Theatre Announces Successful Applicant to Young Director Scheme
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Belgrade Theatre is one of just five theatre companies across England to join up with the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS) to offer training opportunities and nurture new talent within the industry. RTYDS is the country's longest running and most influential training scheme for young directors, and has helped launch the careers of Ken Loach, John Tiffany, Vicky Featherstone and Rupert Goold amongst others. (more...)


by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

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Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

(NASDAQ:AMZN) - Amazon today announced its best-selling books of 2016, best-selling Kids & Teens books of 2016, as well as the Most Gifted and Most Wished For books of the year-just in time for holiday gifting. The best-selling book of the year is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2, Special Rehearsal Edition Script by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany followed by When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is also the best-selling book in the Kids & Teens category and Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 11: Double Down by Jeff Kinney is number two. Rowling's bestseller also tops the lists for both the Most Gifted and Most Wished For book of the year, confirming that Harry Potter continues to be a favorite for readers across genres. The best-selling book lists are first editions published in 2016 comprising both print and Kindle purchases. To see the full top 100 list of Amazon's best-selling print and Kindle books of 2016, visit www.amazon.com/bestsellingbooks2016. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Waves Wand at the Lyric for Broadway BowHARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Waves Wand at the Lyric for Broadway Bow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

As reported earlier today, Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR will be vacating Broadway's Lyric Theatre for renovations commencing in May 2017. And it turns there are some other - more magical - reasons for the move. (more...)

Nominations Announced For The 17th Annual WhatsOnStage AwardsNominations Announced For The 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

At a ceremony held today at London's Cafe de Paris, host Steve Furst announced the nominees for the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards, the only major theatre prize-giving decided entirely by the theatregoers themselves. (more...)

tiata fahodzi are Successful in Joining the Regional Theatre Young Director Schemetiata fahodzi are Successful in Joining the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

tiata fahodzi are one of five theatre companies across England to join up with the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS), the country's longest running and most influential training scheme for new directors. (more...)

Artistic Director Tamara Harvey Announces 2017 Spring Season At Theatr ClwydArtistic Director Tamara Harvey Announces 2017 Spring Season At Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd Tamara Harvey today announces the 2017 spring season for the company. (more...)

Evening Standard Announces Award Winners, Including CURSED CHILD, Glenn Close, Kenneth Branagh, and More!Evening Standard Announces Award Winners, Including CURSED CHILD, Glenn Close, Kenneth Branagh, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2016

Following a ceremony at the Old Vic, the winners of the Evening Standard Awards have been revealed. The list includes West End juggernaut, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; visionary of stage and screen, Kenneth Branagh; legend and star of Sunset Boulevard, Glenn Close; and more! (more...)

A Further 60,000 Tickets Released For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDA Further 60,000 Tickets Released For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Marianka Swain - Nov 4, 2016

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, announce today that a further 60,000 tickets will be released for sale on Tuesday, 22 November 2016, at 11am GMT, for performances from 13 December 2017 - 4 February 2018. Tickets are priced from £15 per part and for every performance there will be over 300 tickets at £20 or less per part.  This will be followed by regular ticket releases throughout the next year, details of which will be announced via the official Harry Potter and the Cursed Child website, social media channels and the official newsletter.   (more...)

Jez Butterworth's New Play THE FERRYMAN and More Slated for Royal Court Theatre's 2017 SeasonJez Butterworth's New Play THE FERRYMAN and More Slated for Royal Court Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Royal Court Theatre announces spring/summer season of work. The new season includes eight world premieres, four UK and international collaborations, the return of a seminal Royal Court play and a new podcast series. (more...)

ONCE Comes to Harris Center for Five Performances, TodayONCE Comes to Harris Center for Five Performances, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, "ONCE uses song & dance in a way I've never experienced in an American musical" (New York Times). Based on the Academy Award-winning film, ONCE tells of a Dublin street musician and a young woman and how their unlikely connection turns out to be more complex than the average romance. From the impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage to a set structured to feel like an Irish pub, there is real power in seeing the songs and story unfold live in front of your eyes. "Once is unusually fun and heartfelt musical theatre. The cast is on fire!" (New Yorker) (more...)

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