Production Company News

Socially Anxious Improvised Solo Comedy SHOW UP Lets Audience Steer PlotSocially Anxious Improvised Solo Comedy SHOW UP Lets Audience Steer Plot
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

 In Show Up, award-winning solo show performer, producer and SOLOCOM creator Peter Michael Marino (Desperately Seeking the Exit, Late with Lance!) uses his decades of solo performance expertise to turn the often vilified cliches of the genre on their cliched heads. Marino exploits an arsenal of Post-it® Notes to compile and transform the challenging and enlightening real-life audience experiences into a single vibrant life-story that is daring and unique each time. (more...)

Photographer Charlie Hamilton James to Give Free Earth Day Lecture at MPACPhotographer Charlie Hamilton James to Give Free Earth Day Lecture at MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

National Geographic photojournalist Charlie Hamilton James will present 'I Bought a Rainforest,' a free lecture about his experiences in Peru's Manu National Park, as well as his adventures in Yellowstone National Park, as part of MPAC's annual Earth Day lecture series.  The lecture will be held Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

ONCE UPON A TIME's Jennifer Morrison and More Round Out Cast of Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING at MCC TheaterONCE UPON A TIME's Jennifer Morrison and More Round Out Cast of Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

MCC Theater today announced complete casting for the American Premiere of the play The End of Longing, a new play written by and starring 'Friends' star Matthew Perry in his NYC playwriting and stage acting debuts. (more...)

Park City Institute presents Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, Creators of Peabody-Award-Winning SERIAL Podcast, 4/1Park City Institute presents Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, Creators of Peabody-Award-Winning SERIAL Podcast, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Park City Institute presents SERIAL: NPR's Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, on the Eccles Center Stage, Saturday April 1, at 7:30 PM. The creators of NPR's groundbreaking podcast will take audiences behind the scenes of their pioneering podcast, in their talk, "Bingeworthy Journalism." (more...)

USA Network Pilot UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF BIGGIE AND TUPAC Announces Additional CastingUSA Network Pilot UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF BIGGIE AND TUPAC Announces Additional Casting
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The new pilot from Universal Cable Productions has filled the roles of Sean “Puffy” Combs, Biggie Smalls' mother Voletta Wallace, and wife of Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight, Sharitha Golden. LUKE JAMES is set to play Sean “Puffy” Combs, the young and wildly successful founder of Bad Boy Records, the label of Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls. (more...)

THE GONG SHOW Host Chuck Barris Dies at Age 87THE GONG SHOW Host Chuck Barris Dies at Age 87
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Chuck Barris, perhaps best known as the host of the wacky TV talent competition 'The Gong Show'and creator of 'The Dating Game' and 'The Newlywed Game,' passed away Tuesday, March 21st (more...)

Demonic Possession Thriller HOLY TERROR Descends on the NoHo 7 for its World PremiereDemonic Possession Thriller HOLY TERROR Descends on the NoHo 7 for its World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????Holy Terror is a film from production house CineRidge Entertainment, the same production company behind Samurai Cop 2 (2015). Holy Terror was developed by writer and director Rich Mallery (Sociopathia, 2015). (more...)

The Las Vegas Premier of I AM BATTLE COMIC Showcases The Importance On Bringing Comedy To the Front Lines.The Las Vegas Premier of I AM BATTLE COMIC Showcases The Importance On Bringing Comedy To the Front Lines.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

I AM BATTLE COMIC, a thought-provoking documentary about stand-up comedians entertaining our troops in the Middle East, will have it's Las Vegas Premiere at a special red carpet benefit event on May 31st, 2017, 9:30PM -11:30PM at The AMC Town Square 18. The event is sponsored in part by Battle Comics. (more...)

Cast Announced for World Premiere of BALLAST at DiversionaryCast Announced for World Premiere of BALLAST at Diversionary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Diversionary has announced casting for the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly. This highly poetic play explores the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

Russian Crime Novelist and Political Dissident Boris Akunin to Take on HAMLET Off-BroadwayRussian Crime Novelist and Political Dissident Boris Akunin to Take on HAMLET Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The best-selling Russian crime fiction writer Boris Akunin's new stage adaptation of Shakespeare's HAMLET will debut this spring Off-Broadway when Red Lab Productions and Roust Theatre Company present HAMLET. A VERSION, with previews beginning April 21, prior to the official press opening on April 25 at The Theater at St. Clement's (423 W. 46 St.) in New York City. HAMLET. A VERSION is directed by Irina Gachechiladze. The production features original music by Georgian composer Giya Kancheli. (more...)

weAREproductions Presents SMOKEY THE BANDIT THE MUSICALweAREproductions Presents SMOKEY THE BANDIT THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Who can haul 400 cases of illegal beer from Texarcana, Texas, back to Atlanta, Georgia, in 28 hours or less, for $80,000, while being chased by the cops, and harboring a hitchhiking bride? THE BANDIT! That's who! (more...)

AARP Studios Greenlights New Entertainment Series DINNER WITH DON, Starring Comedy Legend Don RicklesAARP Studios Greenlights New Entertainment Series DINNER WITH DON, Starring Comedy Legend Don Rickles
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

AARP today announced the launch of AARP Studios, an award-winning in-house production entity that produces a variety of rich and compelling content for an ever-growing 50-plus population. (more...)

Opera Grand Rapids Announces 50th Anniversary SeasonOpera Grand Rapids Announces 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On June 2, 1967, West Michigan audiences were given their first opera. 50 years and 128 operas later, Opera Grand Rapids returns to its beginnings with the same rousing, tuneful comedy. (more...)

Enrique Iglesias And Pitbull Live! Sharing The Stage For Co-Headlining Summer TourEnrique Iglesias And Pitbull Live! Sharing The Stage For Co-Headlining Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Two of music's most captivating live performers will share the stage this summer when multi-platinum selling and multiple Grammy Award-winning global superstars Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull reunite for a co-headlining tour with CNCO as support, announced today. (more...)

BWW News: HAIRSPRAY is Coming to Israel! We Can't Stop The Beat!BWW News: HAIRSPRAY is Coming to Israel! We Can't Stop The Beat!
by Yuval Gerstner - Mar 20, 2017

The hit musical Hairspray will get its first ever Israeli production this summer. After winning 8 Tony Awards, 9 Drama Desk Awards and 4 Olivier Awards and following many productions throughout the world, Hairspray is finally coming to Israel to get its first Hebrew version on stage in a production that is planned to tour the country. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

Improbable Comedy presents a clean, premium stand-up comedy show at the Highwood Theatre in Silver Spring. The line-up includes headliner Bengt Washburn and features Randolph Terrance and emcee Michele Sometimes-Gray. The March 30 show will be the first all-clean show that the Silver Spring-based production company will be offering. (more...)

BWW Special Feature: Countdown to the 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards Sees Nominees and Theatre Politics Take a BowBWW Special Feature: Countdown to the 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards Sees Nominees and Theatre Politics Take a Bow
by David Fick - Mar 19, 2017

The 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards will be presented tonight at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town. With the local theatre industry counting down to the ceremony, BroadwayWorld presents a special feature that highlights the nominees and some of the discourse that has transpired since the nominations were released last month. (more...)

Imelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This SpringImelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Following the enormously successful opening of James Macdonald's new production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway, producers today announced the forthcoming live broadcast of the play to cinemas throughout the UK and beyond as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

Missy Peregrym Joins Season 2 of Syfy Action Series VAN HELSINGMissy Peregrym Joins Season 2 of Syfy Action Series VAN HELSING
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Nomadic Pictures (Fargo, Hell On Wheels) announced today that Missy Peregrym (Rookie Blue) has joined the season two cast of action series VAN HELSING. (more...)

Crossover Singer Melissa L. Granato Releases New Version of Classic Song 'My Funny Valentine'Crossover Singer Melissa L. Granato Releases New Version of Classic Song 'My Funny Valentine'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Your Valentine awaits – Crossover Singer Melissa L Granato featuring Alienwolf releases their version of the classic song “My Funny Valentine”. (more...)

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