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BWW Review: SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL at InterACT Theatre is Fabulous, Baby!
by Gina Sarno - May 9, 2017

This past weekend, interACT Theatre Productions presented 'Sister Act The Musical' at The Baird Community Center in South Orange, New Jersey. The musical is based on the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith and Kathy Najimy. The musical, written by Cheri & Bill Steinkellner, opened on Broadway in 2011 and closed after 561 performances. Although the musical does not utilize songs from the film, the musical score is comprised of both fun and heartwarming songs with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL Comes to Old Log Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The dazzling new musical, GHOST the Musical is based on the phenomenal Oscar winning Paramount Pictures film written by Bruce Joel Rubin and starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg, makes its regional premiere at the Old Log Theatre. Previews begin Friday, June 2 and opens Saturday, June 10. (more...)

Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival Celebrates 10 Years
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Coca-Cola (NYCWFF) returns for its 10th anniversary October 12 – 15, 2017. (more...)

Justin Sayre's Solo Play 'THE LAMENTABLE TALE OF A DOG' to Debut in High Line's 'Out of Line' Series
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Lamentable Tale of a Dog; as told by Beppo, formerly of the Castaglioni company of Padua - the new and timely solo work by outrageous writer/performer Justin Sayre - will debut on Thursday, May 18 at 9:00 PM as part of the High Line "Out of Line" event series. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 5/8 - 5/12 on ABC
by TV Scoop - May 5, 2017

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LATE NITE CATECHISM Returns to Chicago for 24th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

A Chicago original and international hit, LATE NITE CATECHISM turns 24 in the city where it all started. (more...)

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas unveiled three plays, two musicals and a special collaboration that will be produced as part of the 2017-18 season to a packed house of volunteers, subscribers, and supporters on Saturday night, April 15 at the Irving Arts Center. The new season features Sister Act: The Musical, The Gazebo, Witness for the Prosecution, The Full Monty: The Musical and George Washington Slept Here. (more...)

Chelsea McDonald's to Debut Spring Music Series
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Chelsea McDonald's to Debut Spring Music Series
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Local McDonald's Owner Operator, PJ Fonseca is proud to announce the kick-off of a new summer music series featuring award-winning pianist Darius Frowner, along with talented local singers performing pop, jazz and show tunes. Performances will be held every Friday in May, beginning at 7:30pm, at the newly-remodeled McDonald's restaurant at 809 Sixth Avenue in New York. Opening night, May 5, will feature local singers Brittany Dorazio, Morgan Reilly and Logan Farine. (more...)

Heavenly! LATE NITE CATECHISM to Celebrate 24 Years in Chicago This June
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

A Chicago original and international hit, LATE NITE CATECHISM turns 24 in the city where it all started. (more...)

Justin Sayre's THE MEETING* to Livestream Final Shows from Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will conclude its acclaimed eight year run this Sunday, May 14 with two performances at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 5/15 - 5/19 on ABC
by TV Scoop - May 11, 2017

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Photo Coverage: Theatres Around the World Will Celebrate Leonard Bernstein at 100
by Jennifer Broski - May 10, 2017

The Leonard Bernstein Office today announced "Leonard Bernstein at 100," a two-year global celebration of the life and career of the 20th century cultural giant, featuring more than 1,000 events on six continents. A kickoff at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, September 22, 2017 will officially launch the celebrations which continue worldwide through the end of August 2019. (more...)

Greg Fitzsimmons and Caroline Rhea to Headline Comedy Works This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Greg Fitzsimmons and Caroline Rhea will headline Comedy Works this weekend. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Warner Bros. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II with the NJSO
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

WARNER BROS. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II -a spectacular fusion of classical music and classic animation that celebrates the world's most famous and beloved cartoons and their equally famous music-with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, June 3-4 in Newark and New Brunswick. Conducted by Emmy Award-winner George Daugherty, and created and produced by Daugherty and Emmy Award-winning producer David Ka Lik Wong, the production is a celebration of the world's favorite Warner Bros. Looney Tunes characters on-screen with live full symphony orchestra accompaniment. (more...)

WHERE THE NUMBERS END: A Hell's Kitchen Love Tragedy Sells Out First Two Weekend Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The Whitefire Theatre has Sold Out the first two weekend performances of the world premiere of 'WHERE THE NUMBERS END: A Hell's Kitchen Love Tragedy' written and directed by Amanda Moresco, produced by Jessica Moresco, Bobby Moresco, P.R. Paul, Joy Rosenbaum and Bryan Rasmussen. (more...)

Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin, Helen Hunt, Hot Topics and More, on 'The View,' April 3–7
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Season 20 of “The View” (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EDT) is the place to be heard and promises a stellar lineup of the hottest topics and celebrities, politicians and newsmakers, and so much more. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 4/3 - 4/7 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Mar 30, 2017

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SISTER ACT On Tour Comes to Manila, 6/27-7/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Ovation Productions proudly announces its new theatrical offering: the Broadway and West End smash musical comedy SISTER ACT, which is based on the hit 1992 film. Produced by Whoopi Goldberg, TROIKA Entertainment, and Sister Act On Tour, LLC, the production will run at The Theatre at Solaire in Paranaque City from June 27 up to July 9, 2017. (more...)

Naked Beneath My Clothes! Funny Lady Rita Rudner Returns To The McCallum
by David Green - Mar 28, 2017

The McCallum Theatre welcomes the return of Rita Rudner on Friday, April 7, at 8:00pm. Known for her thought provoking one-liners and her observations on everyday life, Rita keeps it real talking about the things that amuse her.  A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rita Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. Over the course of a fourteen year run and 2,000 plus shows, she has sold one and a half million tickets and become the longest-running solo comedy show in the history of Las Vegas. She has been named Las Vegas's Comedian of the Year nine years in a row and, in 2006, received The Nevada Ballet's Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

Photo Coverage: WP Theatre Honors Debra Messing and Ann M. Sarnoff at Women of Achievement Awards
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Mar 28, 2017

WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, just presented their 32nd Annual Gala, honoring game-changing women with the Women of Achievement Awards. The gala honored Emmy Award-winning actress and activist Debra Messing ('Will & Grace,' Outside Mullingar) and trailblazing media executive, President of BBC Worldwide North America, Ann M. Sarnoff. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 3/27 - 3/31 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2017

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Cynthia Erivo to Perform at 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, Honoring Patricia Arquette
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

GLAAD, the world's LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced today it will honor Academy Award-winning actress and activist Patricia Arquette at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on April 1, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Betty Buckley and Whoopi Goldberg Stop by SUNSET BOULEVARD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close stars in the Broadway return of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Sunset Boulevard. Directed by Lonny Price, this production of Sunset Boulevard features a 40-piece orchestra on the stage of The Palace Theatre (1564 7th Avenue), the biggest on Broadway in more than 80 years. Fellow stage stars Betty Buckley and Whoopi Goldberg recently visited with the company backstage - scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Review: SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL Brings Music and Laughs to Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - Mar 20, 2017

It opens in a seedy disco and closes at a papal mass. In between, there's music, mayhem, and, just maybe, a little divine intervention. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 3/20 - 3/24 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Mar 17, 2017

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Randy Harrison, Lady Rizo and Nathan Lee Graham to Honor Velvet Underground at THE MEETING*
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, March 19 with a celebration of the legendary rock band Velvet Underground at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

GHOST – DAS MUSICAL kommt nach Berlin
by Marcel Konrath - Mar 14, 2017

GHOST - DAS MUSICAL kommt nach Berlin (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL to Arrive at King's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The much awaited arrival of Ghost - the musical is imminent as the hit production prepares to land in Glasgow two weeks from today. (more...)

Jean Shafiroff to Co-Chair Annual Mission Society Gala Again This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the New York City Mission Society will hold its annual Champions for Children fundraising Gala. This year's event will honor legendary actress and singer Diahann Carroll and entrepreneur Don Peebles, as well as recognize three lifetime members of the Mission Society's Board of Directors. Co-chaired by Jean Shafiroff and Katrina Peebles, the benefit will support the Mission Society's programs and services that help youth and families in our city's most underserved communities break the cycle of poverty and achieve success. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 4/10 - 4/14 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2017

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BWW Review: SISTER ACT, Edinburgh Playhouse
by Gregor Dickson - Apr 7, 2017

Alexandra Burke leads a strong ensemble in director Craig Revel Horwood's re-imagining of the hit West End and Broadway musical, which features a tuneful score by Alan Menken. (more...)

Nancy Opel-Led CURVY WIDOW Rounds Out Cast at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

George Street Playhouse has announced full casting for Curvy Widow, starring Broadway's Nancy Opel (GSP's The Toxic Avenger, Broadway's Honeymoon in Vegas). The sassy musical comedy will not only close out GSP's 2016-17 season, but also mark the final show performed in the Playhouse's current building. Curvy Widow runs May 2-21, 2017, with opening night scheduled for May 5th, 2017. (more...)

Nikka Graff Lanzarone and More Set for LOVE AND REAL ESTATE Readings for Amas Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Real Estate, three one-act musicals with book and lyrics by Sean Hartley and music by Sam Davis. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW - 5/1 - 5/4 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2017

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Billy Porter Will Headline, Be Honored at 2017 GLAAD Media Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

GLAAD, the world's LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced today that it will honor Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor and singer Billy Porter with the Vito Russo Award at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City at the New York Hilton Midtown on May 6, 2017. The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. (more...)

Believe in Love with GHOST: THE MUSICAL at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Based on the Academy Award winning film, starring Patrick Swayze, Whoopi Goldberg and Demi Moore, GHOST the Musical makes its regional premiere at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre this spring. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre's Stage Readings of LOVE AND REAL ESTATE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Real Estate, three one-act musicals with book and lyrics by Sean Hartley and music by Sam Davis. (more...)

BWW Review: DEARLY DEPARTED at Westcoast Black Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Apr 25, 2017

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Stages Another Hit With Dearly Departed (more...)

Julia Murney, Cole Escola, Molly Pope and More to Honor Patti LuPone at THE MEETING* This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, April 23 with a celebration of Broadway legend Patti LuPone at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW - 4/24 - 4/28 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 20, 2017

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Steven Brinberg is SIMPLY BARBRA at Rockwell Stage and Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Barbra Streisand plays an intimate club in LA in the guise of world renowned impressionist Steven Brinberg as SIMPLY BARBRA on Tuesday, June 13th at 8:00 pm at Rockwell Stage and Show, 1714 N. Vermont Avenue, LA 90027, in the heart of Los Feliz Village. (more...)

MassRoots Partners with Whoopi & Maya as Part of Multi-State Expansion Strategy
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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VIDEO: Will Kristin Chenoweth Star in West End's SOAPDISH? Her Answer Has Us Really Excited!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, actress Kristin Chenoweth was asked by a caller whether the rumor is true that she will be starring in the musical adaptation of SOAPDISH in London's West End and her answer has us really excited! (more...)

Graham Rowat, Mortimer Brewster and More Sign on for BTG's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces additional casting for BTG's 2017 Summer Season, including Broadway actor, Graham Rowat (most recently featured in the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard) as Mortimer in Arsenic and Old Lace. (more...)

JAG Productions Presents August Wilson's FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

JAG Productions will present August Wilson's Fences later this month at the Woodstock Town Hall Theatre in Woodstock, Vermont.  Previews begin April 27, 2017 and performances run through May 7, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 4/17 - 4/21 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 4/17 - 4/21, airing on ABC (more...)

THE MEETING* to Honor Broadway Legend Patti LuPone This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, April 23 with a celebration of Broadway legend Patti LuPone at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

NYC Mission Society Honors Legendary Actress & Singer Diahann Carroll and Entrepreneur Don Peebles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, more than 340 people attended the New York City Mission Society's annual Champions for Children Gala, raising a half million dollars to help youth and families in the city's most underserved communities break the cycle of poverty and achieve success. (more...)

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