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AMC Renews Docu-Series RIDE WITH NORMAN REEDUS, Featuring 'Walking Dead' Star
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

AMC today announced that it has renewed non-fiction travel series RIDE WITH NORMAN REEDUS for a second season, slated for 2017. (more...)

Rachael Yamagata Releases Fourth Album 'Tightrope Walker'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Acclaimed singer, songwriter, and musician Rachael Yamagata today released her highly anticipated fourth studio album Tightrope Walker via Frankenfish Records/Thirty Tigers. (more...)

THE FRONT PAGE's Nathan Lane & John Goodman to Visit 'Today'; Chenoweth to Perform
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway faves are heading to next week's TODAY on NBC. The network announced this morning that on Monday, September 26th, Kristin Chenoweth will perform from her new album 'The Art of Elegance,' (more...)

BWW Interview: SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Alejandra Escalante
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Sep 23, 2016

Playing Dashwood sister Marianne, Alejandra Escalante gives a delightful, no nonsense interview in 6 Questions & a Plug -- just as you'd expect from SENSE & SENSIBILITY. (more...)

Foals Kick Off Fall North American Headlining Tour Tonight in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Foals will kick off their fall headlining tour tonight in Seattle, WA at the Paramount Theater. The run will take them across North America, with support on all dates from Bear Hands and Kiev. (more...)

ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Ranks as No. 1 Entertainment Series in Time Slot
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

“How to Get Away with Murder” (10:00-11:00 p.m. – 5.2 million and 1.4/5 in AD18-49): Building 17% on its lead-in at 10:00 p.m., ABC's “How to Get Away with Murder” opened as the No. 1 entertainment show, beating NBC's premiere of “The Blacklist” by 8% (more...)

The Idea Fund Announces Ninth Round of Funding
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Idea Fund, a re-granting program administered by a partnership of DiverseWorks, Aurora Picture Show, and Project Row Houses and funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, announces its ninth round of funding for artist-generated or artist-centered projects that exemplify unconventional, interventionist, conceptual, entrepreneurial, participatory, or guerrilla artistic practices. (more...)

Showtime to Present SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO: WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT?, 10/1
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The outrageously funny stand-up comedian Sebastian Maniscalco asks the questions most people won't in his upcoming comedy event, WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT?, premiering on Saturday, October 1st at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME (more...)

Menasha Takes Home 16 Design of the Times Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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Goodman Theatre Announces 2016-17 Playwrights Unit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The four Chicago-based playwrights newly named to the Playwrights Unit, a year-long residency in partnership with Chicago Dramatists, include Lucas Baisch, whose work has been developed at Victory Gardens Theater, Post Q at Links Hall, Chicago Dramatists' Saturday Series and more; Dawn Renee Jones, recipient of the 2015 Ruby Prize for her play A Heap See; Evan Linder, whose recent credits include the acclaimed remount of his play Byhalia, Mississippi, (2016 Non-Equity Jeff Award for new work) at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre; and Emma Stanton, recipient of the 2016 Princess Grace Award Playwriting Fellowship, which includes a year-long residency at New Dramatists in New York. (more...)

Rock Trio Paper Route Releases New Album 'Real Emotion' Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Nashville-based alt-rock trio PAPER ROUTE have released their third full-length album, titled Real Emotion, today (9/23) on Kemosabe Records/RAL/Sony Music Ent. Blending digital-age pop/rock with ambient vocals (more...)

From Backstage to Center-Stage, Tommy Tune's Production Manager, Patrick Rinn, Returns to The Triad Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

After receiving degrees in Performing Arts, Choreography and Directing from Emerson College, Patrick Rinn was whisked away to N.Y.C. with Grand Hotel - The Musical as a Production Assistant and found himself working for 10 Time Tony award winner, Tommy Tune as his personal assistant. After taking a brief break from his duties and dabbling in some TV and movie work. (more...)

Andrew Samonksy, Jason Graae, Beverly Ward and More to Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Concert at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The 2015-16 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company concludes with a concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG. (more...)

The ROCKETBOYS Announce New Song and Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Texas indie rock band The Rocketboys release their newest song "You and Everyone Else" today at all digital retail outlets. The song is the first new music the band has released from their as yet untitled forthcoming full-length, due out in early 2017. Fans can find the track now at Apple Music and on Spotify. (more...)

Newark Liberty Parking Marks Four Years' Airport Parking Service
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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Nicolas Jaar Releases New Albym SIRENS This Sept 30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Critically acclaimed Chilean electronic artist and producer Nicolas Jaar's upcoming full length LP, Sirens, is out digitally September 30 and on CD and vinyl October 14 via Jaar's own Other People label. The album—which consists of six tracks that each flow seamlessly into the next—is Jaar's most topically cohesive and politically-minded record to date. Sirens is available for pre-order at https://store.other-people.net/ and via iTunes at http://smarturl.it/nj_sirens_itunes. See below for a complete track listing.   (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/23; FOLLIES in St. Louis, LAST SHIP in Salt Lake, PUMP BOYS in Seattle, HUNCHBACK in LA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 23, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Seattle and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include FOLLIES in St. Louis, THE LAST SHIP in Salt Lake City, and PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES in Seattle, just to name a few. (more...)

Previews Begin Tonight for OH, HELLO on BROADWAY, Starring Nick Kroll and John Mulaney
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

At long last, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's wildly popular alter egos, Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, will make their debuts on The Great White Way!  Performances begin tonight, Friday, September 23, for their acclaimed masterpiece, OH, HELLO on BROADWAY, directed by Alex Timbers, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

Jim James Shares 'Same Old Lie' + Pre-order and Tour Tickets On-Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Purposefully released in the midst of possibly one of the most politically controversial elections to date, James' new music is a call to action. (more...)

TORCH, SASS AND SWING Hits Steppenwolf's LookOut Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

??Torch songs, smoky clubs and great music... The 70's in Chicago was a time of amazing people and music for a fresh young face out of Minnesota.  Suzanne Petri, Bobby Schiff, Jim Cox and Robert Breuler share fantastic stories of the great Chicago clubs such as Mr. Kelly's, The London House, Chez Paree and The Happy Medium. (more...)

Shear Madness Off-Broadway Announces Holiday Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Shear Madness, the record breaking comedy whodunit, is now playing off-Broadway in New York City, and delighting family audiences with its cool vibe and up-to-the-minute, spontaneous humor. This two hour interactive play is celebrating the holidays with added performances to entertain and delight audiences visiting the Big Apple from all over the globe. Special added holiday performances include a Friday, November 25 matinee at 2pm, a Monday, December 26 matinee at 2pm and a Tuesday, December 27 show at 7pm. Regular scheduled dates and times can be found here: www.telecharge.com/shearmadness. (more...)

DRAG WEEK and Anthony Rapp Comes to the West End!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The St. James Studio is delighted to announce that its first ever drag week will take place from 1 - 5 November. Three shows from some of the country's most acclaimed drag performers will take to the studio stage: super-group Denim, androgynous signer Jessica Walker and West End star Ian Stroughair as alter ego Velma Celli. (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 9/23/2016
by BWW - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 9/23/2016. (more...)

Javier Munoz, Mandy Gonzalez, Will Chase, Ben Vereen and More Join Sunday's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district this Sunday, September 25, 2016, for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Jeremy Irvine Joins Golden Globe Winners and Oscar Nominees Ed Harris and Amy Madigan in BURIED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

One of the finest actors of his generation, Jeremy Irvine (Steven Spielberg's War Horse, The Railway Man, Now is Good and forthcoming films Fallen, Billionaire Boys Club, and This Beautiful Fantastic) will make his West End debut in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play, Buried Child. (more...)

CBS Sports' THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL UP +5% From Last Year
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

CBS and NFL Network's telecast of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL earned an average overnight household rating/share of 12.5/21, +5% from last year's 11.9/20 for the second week of TNF, which featured Washington-New York Giants (9/24/15), according to Nielsen metered market ratings for Sept. 22. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Caricature Art of Broadway Icons Featured in New FACES by FALLIN Exhibit
by Walter McBride - Sep 23, 2016

FACES by FALLIN opened last evening at The Ateleir, 635 West 42nd Street, and will run through 2016. The exhibit features original pen & ink drawings, as well as prints of famous faces from the World of Entertainment. Check out photos of some of the original works from the exhibit below! (more...)

Amber Tamblyn Set for Season 3 Premiere of WOMEN OF LETTERS at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

WOMEN OF LETTERS is a best-selling literary salon. Each month, New York's best and brightest women come together on stage to celebrate the lost art of letter-writing. The Season 3 premiere will be held on Wednesday, October 5th at 7 p.m. at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St., New York, NY. (more...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, September 26, 2016
by - Sep 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Monday, September 26, 2016! (more...)

NBC's SUPERSTORE & CHICAGO MED Tie as #2 Entertainment Shows of the Night
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

“Superstore” and “Chicago Med” are tied for the #2 rating of the night for entertainment programming on the Big 4 in 18-49, behind only “Grey's Anatomy.” “Chicago Med” is the #2 entertainment show the night in total viewers, boosting NBC to rank as the #1 entertainment network in total viewers from 9-11 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Goes Undercover to Sell Hotdogs at Wrigley Field
by - Sep 23, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, Stephen lived out a childhood dream when he throws out the first pitch at a Chicago Cubs game. Or at least, someone who looks vaguely like him does! (more...)

Broadway's LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE to Be Filmed for Upcoming Comedy Central Broadcast
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Just in time for the elections, Lewis Black returns to one of Broadway's biggest stages to take on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE which is currently running as a limited engagement at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. (more...)

San Francisco Improv Troupe 3 FOR ALL Presents a Special 20th Anniversary Show at Marines' Memorial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Rafe Chase, Stephen Kearin & Tim Orr, who are the critically acclaimed improv ensemble 3 FOR ALL , will celebrate their 20th anniversary with a special one-night only performance on Saturday, October 1st at 8pm at the Marines' Memorial Theatre (609 Sutter Street, Second Level, San Francisco, CA 94102).  (more...)

James Vincent Meredith, Henry Godinez and Susan Padveen to Headline RED VELVET Post-Show Discussions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Three of Chicago's leading theater artists - actor James Vincent Meredith, and director/educators Henry Godinez of Northwestern University and Susan Padveen of Columbia College will appear following performances of the play detailing the story of Ira Aldridge, who in 1833 became the first black actor to play Othello on a London stage. The three each have a unique and personal connection to the play's themes.  (more...)

ABC's DESIGNATED SURVIVOR Debuts a Dominant No. 1 in Wednesday Time Slot
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

ABC's 'Designated Survivor” was the No. 1 debut of the night, outdelivering Fox's premiere of “Lethal Weapon” leading into “Empire” (7.8 million and 2.2/8 at 8:00 p.m.). (more...)

ICA Miami Announces New Art + Research Center to Explore Social and Environmental Issues
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) announced today the launch of its Art + Research Center (A+RC), the museum's new research department and educational initiative dedicated to exploring topical social and environmental issues in relation to contemporary art. The A+RC's program will feature application-based, graduate-level workshops and public presentations by leading thinkers and theorists in the humanities and social sciences, exploring themes such as climate change and social justice that impact the conditions from which contemporary art emerges. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents DRACULA: THE JOURNAL OF JONATHAN HARKER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, is proud to present the fourth production of its 2016 season, Dracula: The Journal of Jonathan Harker, a play by Jim Helsinger, from the novel Dracula, by Bram Stoker. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Open 'Grand Classics' Season with Pinchas Zukerman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra open the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with legendary violinist Pinchas Zukerman and Composer of the Year James MacMillan on October 7 and 9 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Chicago Cabaret Professionals 'SENTIMENTAL JOURNEYS' Gala to Honor Joan Curto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Nonstop musical entertainment by many of Chicago's finest cabaret performers will make 'Sentimental Journeys...Musical Tours of the Heart' an unforgettable evening. (more...)

Casting Complete for THE CHRISTIANS and STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Steppenwolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces complete casting for two upcoming Chicago premiere productions: Lucas Hnath's The Christians directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman (December 1, 2016 - January 29, 2017) in the Downstairs Theatre; and Straight White Men written and directed by Young Jean Lee (February 2, 2016 - March 19, 2017) in the Upstairs Theatre. (more...)

WNO Presents THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 9/22-10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2016-2017 season with a new-to-Washington staging of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's masterpiece of romantic comedy-The Marriage of Figaro, September 22-October 2, 2016, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. One of opera's most enduring and beloved classics, The Marriage of Figaro tells an upstairs/downstairs story of love, lust, seduction, infidelity, and ultimately, forgiveness, all set to some of the most sublime and memorable music ever written. (more...)

MasterVoices to Present New York Premiere of 27 at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, beginning with the New York premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek's 27, specially adapted for MasterVoices, on October 20 and 21, 2016 at 8pm at New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Robert Bathurst to Star in KING CHARLES III at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Mike Bartlett's new West End and Broadway sensation King Charles III, directed by Gary Griffin as part of the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet to Open 2016-17 Season with ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Joffrey Ballet launches its 2016-2017 season with the return of Polish National Ballet Director Krzysztof Pastor's popular Romeo & Juliet, which mesmerized audiences at its Chicago premiere in spring 2014. Romeo & Juliet is presented in 10 performances only at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, October 13-23, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hershey Area Playhouse Presents FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Just in time for Halloween, Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to present its fall show, the well-known and timeless horror classic, Frankenstein. (more...)

Cheers is Live On Stage but Better on TV
by Patrick Rybarczyk - Sep 22, 2016

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HONK NYC! Festival 2016 Comes to Brooklyn This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

HONK NYC!, the raucous annual international street band extravaganza, celebrates 10 glorious years in 2016 with a fresh batch of riotous rhythms and jubilant jams. More than 300 musicians from 20 ensembles will march through Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, and Jersey City from October 11 to October 15, presenting a cavalcade of free and low-priced performances in clubs, parks, gardens, schools, museums, and other public spaces. (more...)

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER To Play Shubert Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Tony® Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, will play the Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre in Boston October 18-23, 2016 in its First National Tour. Presented by the Citi Performing Arts Center, tickets are on sale at the Citi Center box office, through www.citicenter.org  or by calling (866) 348-9738. Press night is set forWednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

HR Tech Conference Selects ADP, Halogen Software, Infor, SAP SuccessFactors and Ultimate Software as 'Awesome New Technologies for HR'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

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Twin Limb Announces Album, Tour with Jim James + Releases Track
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Louisville's Twin Limb have announced their first full-length album Haplo today, out October 28 via Suretone Records. (more...)

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