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VIDEO: Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks New Season Of ¬ĎStarTalk¬' on TODAY
by - Sep 9, 2016

Director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson is host of ¬ďStarTalk,¬Ē an Emmy-nominated National Geographic series on which he explores science in an entertaining way (more...)

VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg Talks New Transgender-Themed Series 'Strut' on LATE SHOW
by - Sep 8, 2016

Whoopi Goldberg stopped by last night's LATE SHOW to talk about her new series 'Strut', which follows transgender models and the challenges they face at work, at home and on the dating scene. (more...)

SISTER ACT to Open Next Week at Alhambra Theatre & Dining
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

A mob informant walks into a convent...sounds like the opening to a great joke, but it's really the premise of the Alhambra Theatre & Dining's newest production, Sister Act. (more...)

Off-Broadway Hit A ROOM OF MY OWN Opens 9/22 at The Seven Angels Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

After a sold out run at The Abingdon Theatre in NYC earlier this year, Charles Messina's hysterical nostalgia piece A ROOM OF MY OWN, about growing up in a one room apartment in Greenwich Village in the 70s, opens a limited run at The Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury, Conn.  Previews begin September 22nd. (more...)

ABC's THE VIEW to Return for Historic 20th Season This September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

ABC News' THE VIEW is ramping up for an historic 20th season, beginning TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (11:00 a.m.¬Ė12:00 p.m. EDT). (more...)

Jackie Chung and Raymond J. Lee Star in TIGER STYLE!, Beginning Tonight at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse¬†presents¬†Tiger Style!, by La Jolla native Mike Lew, directed by Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Casta√Īeda, running tonight, September 6, through¬†October 2 (press opening: Wed, September 14 at 7:00pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Geva's 44th Season Begins with A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Audiences are in for an outrageously hilarious time as Geva Theatre Center presents A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum with a book by Bert Shevelove and Larry Gelbart and music and lyrics byStephen Sondheim and directed by Melissa Rain Anderson in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from October 4 through November 6. (more...)

BWW Preview: SISTER ACT -- THE MUSICAL at Arvada Center For The Arts And Humanities
by Robert Bogin - Sep 3, 2016

Singing gangsters and nuns are taking the stage -- together - at the Arvada Center. (more...)

Amazon to Debut Original Preschool Series THE STINKY & DIRTY SHOW on Prime Video, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Amazon today announced its brand-new Amazon Original Kids Series, The Stinky & Dirty Show, is scheduled to premiere today, September 2 on Prime Video in the US and UK, and in Germany, Austria and Japan later this year. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 9/5 - 9/9 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Sep 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 9/5 - 9/9, airing on ABC (more...)

Scoop: LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 9/2 - 9/8 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Sep 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 9/2 - 9/8, airing on CBS (more...)

Cast Announced for West Coast Premiere of BARBECUE at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Geffen Playhouse has just announced the cast for its West Coast premiere production of Barbecue, written by Obie and Helen Hayes Award winner Robert O'Hara. Tony nominee Colman Domingo directs the production starring Yvette Cason, Dale Dickey, Omar J. Dorsey, Frances Fisher, Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Travis Johns, Elyse Mirto, Maya Lynne Robinson, Heather Alicia Simms and Rebecca Wisocky. (more...)

Jackie Chung and Raymond J. Lee Star in TIGER STYLE!, Opening Tonight at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse¬†presents Tiger Style!¬†by La Jolla native Mike Lew, directed by Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Casta√Īeda, running now through¬†October 2 (press opening: tonight, September 14 at 7:00pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Scoop: WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! on Bravo 9/18 - 9/22
by TV Scoop - Sep 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! on Bravo 9/18 - 9/22 (more...)

Celebrity Coach Jess Ponce and Emily Liu Co-Author EVERYDAY CELEBRITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

HONG KONG, CHINA - 'Go out there in the world, be yourself and shine like no other!' - Oprah Winfrey (2008). This quote is a motto for Jess Ponce, a highly sought-after American personal branding coach, media consultant and author. (more...)

BWW Review: SISTER ACT, New Alexandra Theatre, 12 September 2016
by Emma Cann - Sep 13, 2016

Jamie Wilson and the Leicester Curve's new production of Sister Act contains all of the ingredients for a smash-hit musical: a star director, a celebrity lead, a well-known, beloved story based on a popular film, and a plethora of sequins and catchy tunes.  Based on the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Sister Act follows the story of Deloris Van Cartier, an aspiring Philadelphia club singer. When Doloris witnesses her mobster boyfriend Curtis commit murder, she rushes to the police and old high school friend, Eddie, hides her in the one place she surely won't be found: a convent. The Mother Superior abhors Deloris' outspoken and extravagant nature. However, Deloris soon forms a close bond with the other sisters, transforming their pitiful choir with soul and funk versions of their usual hymns. When the convent choir's growing popularity puts Deloris' safety at risk, the sisters and even Mother Superior risk everything to protect her.  (more...)

Scoop: WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on BRAVO - Sunday, September 18, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 13, 2016

Get all the scoop on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, airing on Bravo on Sunday, September 18, 2016! (more...)

Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman & More to Honor Bill Murray at 19th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

A lineup of leading performers, including Dan Aykroyd, Aziz Ansari, Roy Blount Jr., Bill Hader, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman, Brian Doyle Murray, Paul Shaffer, Sigourney Weaver, and others will salute Bill Murray at the 19th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 8 p.m. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Benefit Black Lives Matter at Joe's Pub This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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 open its eighth and final season on Sunday, September 18 at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: 26 Years After Making Success in Film, GHOST ¬Ė O MUSICAL Resurges on Stage as a Musical, in Many Ways Resembling the Movie.
by Claudio Erlichman - Sep 12, 2016

Based on the hit 1990 romantic drama film of the same name, GHOST, a timeless fantasy about the power of love, had its Brazilian premiere at Teatro Bradesco in Sao Paulo. The plot centers on lovers Sam and Molly, who are attacked as they are returning to their apartment. When Sam dies he becomes caught between the real world and the next. Molly is in danger and Sam cannot leave her. A phony storefront medium, Oda Mae Brown, helps Sam to get in touch with Molly to warn her. (more...)

Photo Flash: SISTER ACT at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Sister Act, running September 16 - October 16, 2016 in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre at Omaha Community Playhouse, is Broadway's smash musical comedy based on the 1992 blockbuster movie starring Whoopi Goldberg. (more...)

PARADE, GHOST and More Slated for Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival / Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Inc. announced their 2017 lineup Saturday, August 27 at their annual Festival Fundraiser. (more...)

Sarah Harding, Andy Moss and Jacqui Dubois Lead GHOST - THE MUSICAL UK Tour, Kicking Off Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Taking its inspiration from the classic movie, this innovative reimagining will feature an expanded book, new music and original staging, and will tour the UK this autumn, opening at the New Wimbledon Theatre tonight 1 September. (more...)

Oxygen to Premiere New Series STRUT from Whoopi Goldberg, 9/20
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Oxygen Media is granting you backstage access with the new original series STRUT premiering Tuesday, September 20 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Billy Porter, Justin Bartha and Stana Katic Set for September at WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Maberry Theatricals have announced the September lineup of stars for the New York premiere of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, the internationally-acclaimed play by Nassim Soleimanpour. (more...)

History to Present 2-Hour Documentary 50 YEARS OF STAR TREK, 8/14
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

'50 YEARS OF STAR TREK' celebrates the iconic Star Trek franchise that has spanned generations and spawned a diehard cult following. (more...)

Toby's Dinner Theatre Presents SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2016

You loved her as Felicia in Toby's production of Memphis and now she is back, rockin' the rafters from September 8th thru November 13th in Sister Act! Ashley Johnson returns to the Toby's stage as Deloris in the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg that has audiences jumping to their feet! (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 8/8 - 8/12 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Aug 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 8/8 - 8/12, airing on ABC (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg to Return to Treasure Island This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Whoopi Goldberg, who has been delighting audiences since the age of eight, will return to Treasure Island August 5 at 9 p.m. (more...)

Jackie Chung and Raymond J. Lee to Star in TIGER STYLE! at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its production of Tiger Style!, by La Jolla native Mike Lew, directed by Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Casta√Īeda, running September 6 - October 2 (press opening: Wed, September 14 at 7:00pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Stages Adds Special Matinee Performance to Grand Finale of 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Due to unprecedented advance ticket sales, STAGES St. Louis is thrilled to announce the addition of a special matinee performance to the original Sister Act show schedule. A conscious effort to meet patron demand, this extra show marks the first additional matinee STAGES has put on in its 30 year history. The added performance will be held on Thursday, September 29th at 2pm. (more...)

SISTER ACT to Open Next Week at Alhambra Theatre & Dining
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

A mob informant walks into a convent...sounds like the opening to a great joke, but it's really the premise of the Alhambra Theatre & Dining's newest production, Sister Act. (more...)

Opera Star Joyce DiDonato Heads to WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Just announced, Grammy Award winner and international opera star Joyce DiDonato will perform on October 3 in White Rabbit Red Rabbit, the internationally-acclaimed play by Nassim Soleimanpour, presented by Maberry Theatricals. (more...)

Jeannette Bayardelle to Lead Theatre By The Sea's SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Get ready to rejoice! SISTER ACT, the gloriously funny five-time Tony-nominated musical, is taking the stage at Bill Hanney's award winning Theatre By The Sea (TBTS). SISTER ACT will begin Wednesday, August 17, and plays thru Sunday, September 4, 2016. Press night is scheduled for Friday, August 19 at 8p.m. (more...)

ABC's THE VIEW to Return for Historic 20th Season This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

ABC News' THE VIEW is ramping up for an historic 20th season, beginning TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (11:00 a.m.¬Ė12:00 p.m. EDT). (more...)

VIDEO: Mary J. Blige Sings New Theme Song for ABC's THE VIEW!
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Below, watch the music video for THE VIEW's new theme song, 'World's Gone Crazy,' performed by Mary J. Blige and written by Diane Warren. Season 20 of The View starts September 6th. (more...)

SISTER ACT To Close Out Stages 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

There's a real reason to rejoice for everybody's favorite nun, Deloris Van Cartier, is coming to STAGES to stir up her special brand of habit-forming fun! Playing September 9-October 9 at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood, Sister Act will close STAGES' 30th Anniversary Season with the gift of laughter, the power of music, and a touch of heavenly inspiration. (more...)

Jacqui Dubois and More Join GHOST - THE MUSICAL UK Tour; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

West End musical theatre star Jacqui Dubois (original London cast of Rent and Children of Eden, other credits include The Lion King, Fela and most recentlyPeople, Places and Things ) will join Sarah and Andy as 'Oda Mae Brown', the part made famous in the film by Whoopi Goldberg. (more...)

BWW Review: Heavenly SISTER ACT at Theatre By The Sea
by Andria Tieman - Aug 22, 2016

Theatre By The Sea finished out an exceptional season with a heart-warming, hilarious and perfectly executed SISTER ACT. This production is the cherry on top of an incredible season full of phenomenal performances, stunning costumes and mind-blowing sets.  With SISTER ACT, Theatre By The Sea firmly establishes themselves a destination for theatre on par with the best in the region.  This a show with heart and soul that will stay with the audience long after the last curtain drops. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre By The Sea's SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Theatre By The Sea's production of SISTER ACT plays now through September 4, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Decades TV Network Pays Tribute to The Three Stooges August 29- September 1
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

DECADES Network, the multicast TV network from Weigel Broadcasting Co. and CBS Television Stations, announces a special four-day tribute to the slapstick comic legacy of The Three Stooges. The event is scheduled to air Monday, August 29 through Thursday, September 1, in honor of the 33rd anniversary of The Three Stooges receiving their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. To celebrate, DECADES will present the broadcast television premiere of a nine-part Three Stooges documentary HEY MOE! HEY DAD!, as well as a collection of The Three Stooges movies. (more...)

Season 20 of THE VIEW to Feature New Theme Song Penned by Diane Warren
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

When ABC's THE VIEW returns for its historic 20th Season on Tuesday, September 6th, viewers will hear an all-new theme song for the long-running talker. (more...)

BWW Review: SISTER ACT, Curve Theatre Leicester, 11 August 2016
by Jenny Ell - Aug 12, 2016

Based on the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Sister Act premiered onstage in the West End in 2009 starring Patina Miller as Deloris Van Cartier and Sheila Hancock as the Mother Superior. The lavish production opened at the London Palladium to critical acclaim and has enjoyed many revivals across the globe ever since. The last major UK production was in 2010, starring the now Tony award-winning Cynthia Erivo which took the same format as the original production. Craig Revel Horwood's new take on the musical, produced by Jamie Wilson, opened officially at the Curve in Leicester last night before it begins its UK tour. (more...)

Amazon Music to Release Soundtrack for New Original Kids Series THE STINKY & DIRTY SHOW
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

On September 2, Amazon Music will release the soundtrack to the first season of the new Amazon Original Kids Series, THE STINKY & DIRTY SHOW. (more...)

BWW Interview: 'Sweeney Todd' Original Sarah Rice On Her Upcoming Shows At Pangea, Working With Sondheim, and the Zen-Like Theremin
by Ashley Steves - Aug 12, 2016

Name an opera or operetta and it is likely listed in soprano Sarah Rice's repertoire. Over her long and illustrious career, she has starred and performed in a myriad of productions all across the map, from Broadway to Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Italy. Strauss, Salieri, Sondheim--- it's there. Now, in her first solo show since 2013, Rice will debut her new show Music of the Night (borrowing, of course, from Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, in which Rice played Christine in the National Tour) at Pangea Restaurant Pangea Restaurant (2nd Avenue between 11th and 12th streets) on August 17, 18, and September 20, all at 7 pm. Alongside pianist Matthew Martin Ward (Eric Sedgwick for the September show) and special guest David Vernon, she will sing and play a set aimed to explain 'the things that go through your head at 4:00 AM,' covering classical, Celtic, television and movie themes, and musical theatre. (more...)

VIDEOS: Meet The September Stars of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT: Billy Porter, Justin Bartha and Stana Katic
by Michael Dale - Aug 11, 2016

At every performance of Nassim Soleimanpour's play, a different actor is handed the script for the first time as they step onto the stage. (more...)

Scoop: on ABC - Thursday, August 11, 2016
by - Aug 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on , airing on ABC on Thursday, August 11, 2016! (more...)

David Rowen Raising Funds for Video & Charity to Promote Social Change
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Actor and musician, David Rowen, recently launched a music YouTube channel, davidrowen/creative, which will showcase arrangements and renditions of various songs from the radio, Broadway, and beyond. Amid the prevailing social discord in our country, davidrowen/creative is aiming to promote peace and unity, and stir social change by producing a music video, featuring the beloved medley, 'Joyful, Joyful,' from the Whoopi Goldberg and Lauryn Hill film, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 8/15 - 819 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Aug 10, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 8/15 - 819, airing on ABC (more...)

Amazon to Debut Original Preschool Series THE STINKY & DIRTY SHOW on Prime Video, 9/2
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Amazon today announced its brand-new Amazon Original Kids Series, The Stinky & Dirty Show, is scheduled to premiere on Friday, September 2 on Prime Video in the US and UK, and in Germany, Austria and Japan later this year. (more...)

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