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Tony Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell Set for WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Maberry Theatricals has announced that two-time Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will take the stage for one-night-only in WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, the internationally-acclaimed play by Nassim Soleimanpour, on Monday, November 28, 2016. (more...)

New Cooperative to Tour to Regional Theaters Nationwide; Will Launch with Tectonic Theater Project Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Trish Santini, Peter Flynn and Frank Butler announced today the formation of their new company Mainspring Arts Cooperative (MAC), a not-for-profit organization that will produce and present productions that can tour regional theaters nationwide. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Celebrate New Comedy Album THE GAY AGENDA at OASIS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 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 return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) for a fifth appearance today, November 5 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Matthew Martin and Intensive Claire to Join THE MEETING for San Francisco Return 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 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 return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) for a fifth appearance on Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 PM. The performance will celebrate the release of Sayre's debut comedy album  The Gay Agenda, which is available on iTunes, the show's website and at upcoming appearances. The New York run of The Meeting*, which just opened its eights and final season at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, has been sold out since the New York Times "Arts & Leisure" piece ran September 2014. Special musical guests for the Oasis performance will be Matthew Martin and Intensive Claire. Tickets are $20 and are available at SFOasis.com. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 11/1 - 11/7 on NBC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

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Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Monday, November 7, 2016
by TV Scoop - Nov 4, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC on Monday, November 7, 2016! (more...)

Nick Kroll Wants Bernie Sanders & President Obama to Guest in Broadway's OH HELLO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

OH HELLO's Nick Kroll says his dream guest would be former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. (more...)

Rita Rudner to Kick Off the New Year with '9PM IS THE NEW MIDNIGHT' at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Laguna Playhouse has announced the third annual New Year's Eve return of superstar comedienne Rita Rudner, in her bubbly and sparkling show, RITA RUDNER: 9PM IS THE NEW MIDNIGHT!  (more...)

A ROCKAPELLA HOLIDAY to Play Pepperdine University This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Rockapella, the popular a cappella group that features four world-class vocalists and one of the music industry's top vocal percussionists brings their special holiday performance, A Rockapella Holiday, to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6. (more...)

More Tuna! OH, HELLO Extends on Broadway Through January 22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Theatergoers just can't get enough of Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland! Once again, OH, HELLO on BROADWAY has extended its engagement by one week to Sunday January 22, 2017. This will now be the final chance for audiences to catch Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's inexplicably popular alter egos in their acclaimed Broadway masterpiece. (more...)

Justin Sayre Celebrates New Comedy CD THE GAY AGENDA at UnCabaret in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 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 celebrate Sayre's debut comed album "The Gay Agenda" with a  special night at UNCABARET at Au Lac (710 West First Street, LA 90012) on Sunday, December 4 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 11/28 - 12/2 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Nov 23, 2016

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Madani Younis Announces 2017 Season for Redeveloped Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

In March 2017, following a landmark year taking plays into the communities of West London, the Bush Theatre will return home following a £4.3m revitalisation of the venue. (more...)

VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg Has Jimmy Model Her Ugly Holiday Sweater on TONIGHT SHOW
by - Nov 2, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Whoopi Goldberg had Jimmy try on one of her favorite holiday themed sweaters from her Lord & Taylor ugly Christmas sweater line. (more...)

Dustin Lance Black Pens Gay Rights Miniseries WHEN WE RISE for ABC
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

"When We Rise" was written and created by Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.  This mini-series event chronicles the real-life personal and political struggles, set-backs and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pioneer one of the last legs of the U.S. Civil Rights movement, from its turbulent infancy in the 20th century to the once unfathomable successes of today.  (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 11/21 - 11/25 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Nov 18, 2016

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HB Studio to Produce 2016-17 Benefit Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, is shaking things up this year for their annual benefit. This year HB Studio is bringing attention back to its roots, and back to the process of making great theater. Instead of one big benefit bash honoring esteemed alumni and colleagues (such as Fritz Weaver, Austin Pendleton, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, Eric Bentley and David Hyde Pierce, Amanda Peet and Lee Grant, Tony Walton and Katie Finneran, Alfred Molina), HB will be hosting a series of intimate benefit performances featuring notable HB alumni and friends, exclusively produced in the HB Playwrights Theater. First up for the exciting 2016-17 season is: (more...)

THE MEETING* to Honor Angela Lansbury with Nathan Lee Graham & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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 continue its eighth and final season on Sunday, November 20 at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's OH, HELLO Extends on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Due to wildly popular demand, Oh, Hello on Broadway has extended its engagement by one week to Sunday, January 15, 2017. This will be the final chance for audiences to catch Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's inexplicably popular alter egos, Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, in their acclaimed masterpiece. (more...)

SHAHS OF SUNSET Star G.G. Gharachedaghi to Join 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The producers have announced Golnesa "G.G." Gharachedaghi, star of "Shahs of Sunset," will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited two-week engagement this December.  (more...)

Tiffany Mann, Kyle Taylor Parker, & David Rowen Lead JOYFUL, JOYFUL Remake for Social Change
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2016

David Rowen, producer of YouTube series davidrowen/creative, assembled a diverse group of Broadway/theatre performers to remake and put a spin on the classic gospel medley, 'Joyful, Joyful,' from the Whoopi Goldberg and Lauryn Hill film, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. The video is the creative element of a larger project to promote positive social change, and to raise awareness and charity for Teen and Police Service (TAPS) Academy, which is a program that connects at-risk youth and law enforcement to build trust and understanding between the two groups. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Monday, November 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - Nov 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC on Monday, November 14, 2016! (more...)

Gripping Drama About Struggle for Moral Choices Felix Mitterer's JAGERSTATTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

A gripping struggle to hold on to morality during the hardest of times. Experience Felix Mitterer's enthralling drama based on the life and death of Franz Jagerstatter (1907-1943), an Austrian farmer who refused to fight on behalf of Hitler because of his faith, morals and ideals. Mitterer depicts Franz, who was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI in 2007, as a courageous but insecure human being - and not at all as a saint.   (more...)

OH, HELLO Packs in the Tuna, Breaks Lyceum Theatre Box Office Records
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

OH, HELLO on Broadway has shattered the box office record at the Lyceum Theatre. The show, which stars Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's inexplicably popular alter egos in their acclaimed Broadway masterpiece, grossed $911,602 over nine performances the week ending January 2. The previous record was held by the 2008 production of Macbeth, starring Patrick Stewart. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 12/12- 12/16 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Dec 9, 2016

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WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT to Play Final Performance 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Maberry Theatricals (Devlin Elliott and Tom Kirdahy) are thrilled to announce that Emmy Award winning actor Richard Thomas ("The Waltons," You Can't Take It With You) will perform the final show of the critically-acclaimed engagement of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, by Nassim Soleimanpour, on Monday, December 19, 2016. The limited engagement, New York Premiere of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT began performances on March 7.  (more...)

Candace Cameron Bure Announces Departure from ABC's THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Monday, 12/12/2016- 12/16/2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC on Monday, December 12, 2016! (more...)

The Madison Square Garden Company Announces Garden Of Laughs With Performances By Leslie Jones, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tracy Morgan, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) and The Garden of Dreams Foundation are proud to announce the return of Garden of Laughs Presented By Delta Air Lines - the successful bi-annual all-star comedy benefit. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Darren Criss Get Served Too Much Tuna at OH, HELLO!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2016

OH, HELLO has already welcomed a slew of surprise guests, who join Gil Faizon (Nick Kroll) and George St Geegland (John Mulaney) every night for their cable-access show, 'Too Much Tuna.' Recent guests have included Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Alan Alda, F. Murray Abraham, Jason Sudeikis, Seth Meyers, Aziz Ansari, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, John Oliver, Jason Alexander, Geraldo Rivera, Edie Falco, Andrew Rannells, Jesse Eisenberg, Josh Groban, Conan O'Brien, Martin Short, Ralph Macchio, Ben Stiller, Fred Armisen, and The Apatow Family. Below, watch as Darren Criss, who will soon host NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, stops by for his fill.  (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 12/5 - 12/9 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Dec 3, 2016

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Cumberland County Playhouse Announces 2017 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 3, 2016

'Something that's sure to please everyone in 2017,' is the promise of Cumberland County Playhouse producing director Bryce McDonald while announcing the upcoming season at the award-winning theatrical venue located in the hill of Tennessee. (more...)

BWW Review: SISTER ACT is Heavenly at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by Kathryn Kitt - Dec 29, 2016

Sister Act at White Plains Performing Arts Center literally blew the roof off the City Center and did not let go! (more...)

Hollywood & Theater Stars React to Passing of Carrie Fisher
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

As BWW reported this morning, Carrie Fisher, best known as Star Wars' Princess Leia Organa, has died after suffering a heart attack on Friday. She was 60. Stars of stage and screen turned to social media to share their grief over the loss of a legend (more...)

BWW TV: Who Got Too Much Tuna? OH, HELLO Remembers the Many Celebrity Guests of 2016
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2016

OH, HELLO has already welcomed a slew of surprise guests, who join Gil Faizon (Nick Kroll) and George St Geegland (John Mulaney) every night for their cable-access show, 'Too Much Tuna.' Recent guests have included Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Alan Alda, F. Murray Abraham, Jason Sudeikis, Seth Meyers, Aziz Ansari, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, John Oliver, Jason Alexander, Geraldo Rivera, Edie Falco, Andrew Rannells, Jesse Eisenberg, Josh Groban, Conan O'Brien, Martin Short, Ralph Macchio, Ben Stiller, Fred Armisen, and The Apatow Family. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 1/2 - 1/6 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Dec 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 1/2 - 1/6, airing on ABC (more...)

WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT to Close This Month with Mystery Star
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Maberry Theatricals has announced that the critically-acclaimed solo play White Rabbit Red Rabbit, by Nassim Soleimanpour, will play the final performance of its limited New York Premiere engagement on Monday, December 19, 2016. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Star in Musical Adaptation of SOAPDISH in London in 2017?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Sources report that Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth may be making her return to the London stage in in George Stiles (music) and Anthony Drewe (lyrics) musical SOAPDISH. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch What Happens When Annaleigh Ashford Gets Served Too Much Tuna at OH, HELLO!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2016

OH, HELLO has already welcomed a slew of surprise guests, who join Gil Faizon (Nick Kroll) and George St Geegland (John Mulaney) every night for their cable-access show, 'Too Much Tuna.' Recent guests have included Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Alan Alda, F. Murray Abraham, Jason Sudeikis, Seth Meyers, Aziz Ansari, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, John Oliver, Jason Alexander, Geraldo Rivera, Edie Falco, Andrew Rannells, Jesse Eisenberg, Josh Groban, Conan O'Brien, Martin Short, Ralph Macchio, Ben Stiller, Fred Armisen, and The Apatow Family. (more...)

Charley Pride, Nina Simone & More to Be Honored with The Recording Academy's 2017 Special Merit Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The Recording Academy announced its 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients today. The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. Thom Bell, Mo Ostin and Ralph Peer are Trustees Award honorees; Alan Dower Blumlein is the Technical GRAMMY Award recipient. (more...)

'InsideOut' Concerts to Return with Park Avenue Chamber Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The new initiative's record-breaking debut last season points a way forward for Music Director David Bernard; February 4th concert will also premiere new edition of Stravinsky's 'The Firebird'. (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond, Erin Markey, and More Join THE MEETING* HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 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 continue its final season on Sunday, December 18 with the 8th Annual Holiday Spectacular! with two different shows at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

HB Studio to Hold First Spanish-Language Acting Class This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, launches its first acting class conducted entirely in Spanish this January. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Monday, 12/19/16
by TV Scoop - Dec 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC on Monday, December 19, 2016! (more...)

FUNNY GIRL, THE LION KING & More Inducted Into Library of Congress' National Film Registry
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 motion pictures that have been inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress because of their cultural, historic or aesthetic importance. (more...)

Holy Spectacular Musical SISTER ACT Comes To The Lyceum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Craig Revel Horwood directs million selling X Factor winner Alexandra Burke in the hit musical comedy Sister Act at the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 16 - Saturday 21 January.  (more...)


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Nellie McKay to Headline THE MEETING*'s 8th Annual HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 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 continue its final season on Sunday, December 18 with the 8th Annual Holiday Spectacular! with two different shows at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

HB Studio to Host Community Conversations on Race, Racism & Social Equity
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, is hosting a series of community conversations on race, racism, and social equity: 'BLIND SPOT: Speaking of Race,' organized and facilitated by actor/educator Russell G. Jones. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hollywood Museum Rings in the Holidays with Celebrity Christmas Ornaments For Charity
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On Friday, Nov 25th, President and Founder of The Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan, hosted an eclectic and elite list of Hollywood entertainers who gathered to decorate Christmas trees at The Hollywood Museum, on the second floor surrounded by the current 'Child Stars: Then and Now Exhibit. Over 20 ornaments were signed and decorated by personalities, and in some cases entire casts, to be auctioned on ebay at http://m.ebay.com/sch/aminorconsideration0/m.html?isRefine=true&_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=&_mwBanner=1 to raise funds for A Minor Consideration (AMC). (more...)

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