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Official: Sandy Duncan Will Return to Her Peter Pan Roots in FINDING NEVERLAND!Official: Sandy Duncan Will Return to Her Peter Pan Roots in FINDING NEVERLAND!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

It's official! Sandy Duncan, the beloved stage and screen actress known for her magical, high-flying Tony® nominated performance as Peter Pan at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street), will return to Neverland - and to the Lunt (almost 37 years later) - onFebruary 9 to take over the role of 'Madame du Maurier' in the hit musical Finding Neverland. Joining Emmy® winner Kelsey Grammer and Tony® nominee Tony Yazbeck, Duncan will revisit Neverland 8 times a week through March 27, 2016. For tickets and more information, please visit www.FindingNeverlandTheMusical.com. (more...)

LAND OF OUR FATHERS to Return to London at FOUND111 This SpringLAND OF OUR FATHERS to Return to London at FOUND111 This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Following two critically-acclaimed runs in London and a UK tour, which started at the Wales Millennium Centre, Chris Urch's debut play LAND OF OUR FATHERS will come to London for one last time at FOUND111. (more...)

Savion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic AdvisersSavion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic Advisers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of three extraordinary voices and game-changing innovators as Artistic Advisers award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover (pictured, left), America's preeminent jazz bassist, Christian McBride, and nationally acclaimed poet Patricia Smith.   (more...)

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Adds DIRTY DANCING, ALADDIN & More to SeasonWolverhampton Grand Theatre Adds DIRTY DANCING, ALADDIN & More to Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Eight new shows have been announced as part of Wolverhampton Grand Theatre's new season - including the return of the hugely popular stage sensation DIRTY DANCING and the 2016 - 17 pantomime, ALADDIN. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin Today for Trevor Nunn's PERICLES at Theatre for a New AudienceRehearsals Begin Today for Trevor Nunn's PERICLES at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Rehearsals begin today (Monday, January 4) for Theatre for a New Audience's production of William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Trevor Nunn, featuring OBIE Award-winner Christian Camargo in the title role and leading a diverse company of 22 actors, Jeffrey Horowitz, Theatre for a New Audience Founding Artistic Director, announced.  (more...)

2016 Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival to Return to NYC This January2016 Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival to Return to NYC This January
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Returning for its fourth annual event from January 14-17, 2016 at the historic Village East Cinema the festival will mark its four-day gathering with divinely crafted films, special appearances and countless fans eager to witness the very pulse of the heart and soul of Science fiction. (more...)

Adaptive Insights Brings the Art of Financial Planning and Visualization to San Francisco Ballet Adaptive Insights Brings the Art of Financial Planning and Visualization to San Francisco Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

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Metropolitan Museum Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Republic of KoreaMetropolitan Museum Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Republic of Korea
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

(New York, December 10, 2015)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea signed a memorandum of understanding today at the Museum, establishing a long-term relationship of cooperation in the area of Korean art and culture.  The agreement was signed on behalf of the Metropolitan Museum by Daniel H. Weiss, President, and on behalf of the Ministry by Seung Je Oh, Director of the Korean Cultural Service of New York.  (more...)

Deaf West to Take Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING on Tour in 2017!Deaf West to Take Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING on Tour in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Deaf West Theatre's acclaimed Broadway production of Spring Awakening has just announced plans for a national tour to begin in 2017. (more...)

Chris Urch's LAND OF OUR FATHERS to Embark on English Leg of UK Tour This WinterChris Urch's LAND OF OUR FATHERS to Embark on English Leg of UK Tour This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Fresh from the current Welsh tour which started at the Wales Millennium Centre, Chris Urch's critically-acclaimed debut play LAND OF OUR FATHERS, directed by Paul Robinson, will embark on the English leg of its UK tour. This funny and deeply moving Welsh mining drama is packed full of blistering comedy and echoes a generation of lost voices. (more...)

Singapore Botanic Gardens Documentary AnnouncedSingapore Botanic Gardens Documentary Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Turner has commissioned an original production that profiles the world's first and only tropical botanic gardens to be inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Entitled A World Icon: Singapore Botanic Gardens, the program will premiere on Turner's recently-launched World Heritage Channel in Asia. (more...)

MANDELA TRILOGY to Tour UK and Ireland, August 2016MANDELA TRILOGY to Tour UK and Ireland, August 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Wales Millennium Centre and Cape Town Opera are delighted to present the return of Mandela Trilogy, opening at Wales Millennium Centre on 24 August 2016, followed by a UK and Ireland Tour, finishing on 24 September 2016. (more...)

Japan Society to Present 'A NIGHT OF KYOGEN' This DecemberJapan Society to Present 'A NIGHT OF KYOGEN' This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

As part of its 2015-2016 Performing Arts Season, Japan Society presents A Night of Kyogen with Mansaku Nomura and Mansaku-no-Kai Kyogen Company, bringing this renowned company back to Japan Society (333 East 47th Street) for three performances only: Thursday, December 10 - Saturday, December 12. Performances at 7:30pm. (more...)

Emitt Rhodes, Mary Margaret O'Hara, + Others Celebrate The Bee Gees on Charity Tribute RecordEmitt Rhodes, Mary Margaret O'Hara, + Others Celebrate The Bee Gees on Charity Tribute Record
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

“The Bee Gees are one of the strangest, most complicated, most brilliant groups ever to achieve pop stardom,” Rolling Stone's Josh Eells wrote in his 2014 profile of Barry Gibb. The new 80 Proof Media tribute album, To Love the Bee Gees: A Tribute to The Brothers Gibb, which will be released next Friday, November 27th, proves that yet again. (more...)

Will Swenson & More to Join Christian Camargo in PERICLES Off-BroadwayWill Swenson & More to Join Christian Camargo in PERICLES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Theatre for a New Audience, Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director, will present William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Trevor Nunn, featuring OBIE Award-winner Christian Camargo in the title role and leading a diverse company of twenty-two actors. Pericles marks Mr. Camargo's third Shakespeare title role for Theatre for a New Audience, and the first time not only that Trevor Nunn has directed this play, but the first time he has directed a Shakespeare with a U.S. company.  The production begins previews February 14 and opens February 25 for a scheduled run through March 27 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

BWW Interview: Internationally Renown British Actor/ Playwright RAY COONEY Talks About son Michael Cooney's CASH ON DELIVERY at the El PortalBWW Interview: Internationally Renown British Actor/ Playwright RAY COONEY Talks About son Michael Cooney's CASH ON DELIVERY at the El Portal
by Don Grigware - Nov 19, 2015

World renown British actor/playwright Ray Cooney will be performing the zany farce Cash on Delivery, written by his son Michael Cooney, on the mainstage of the El Portal in Noho December 3-20.  Cooney performed Out of Order at the El Portal in 2001, and was a tremendous hit. In our conversation Cooney, who was bestowed the honor of OBE (Order of the British Empire) by the Queen, and wife Linda talk about the play, and among other topics, theatre and its importance in our world right now. Linda is a landscape painter and former actress, and her work will be exhibited in the El Portal lobby during the run of the play and on to January 1, 2016. (more...)

Annual San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker Under the Dome Holiday Festivities Kick Off TodayAnnual San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker Under the Dome Holiday Festivities Kick Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Westfield San Francisco Centre, the city's premier destination for world-class fashion, entertainment, and dining, will kick off the holiday season on today, Nov. 19 (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse to Present HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN in 2016Pasadena Playhouse to Present HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director) announces a special presentation for the 2015-2016 Season. Los Angeles Times Critics' Choice HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN will play July 19 - August 7, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: JULIE MADLY DEEPLY, The Crazy Coqs, November 12 2015BWW Review: JULIE MADLY DEEPLY, The Crazy Coqs, November 12 2015
by Gary Naylor - Nov 13, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a fine tribute to an all-time great of musical theatre and film only slightly let down by failing to give such majestic songs their full due. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Aniston & Justin Timberlake Surprise ELLEN on 2,000th ShowVIDEO: Jennifer Aniston & Justin Timberlake Surprise ELLEN on 2,000th Show
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Justin Timberlake and Jennifer Aniston surprised Ellen Degeneres on the 2,000th episode of her talk show. In addition to the all-star guest list, Peter Roth, president and chief content officer of Warner Bros. Television Group presented the comedian with a special honor. (more...)

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