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Lucky Labs Partners With Adwise to Develop Real-time Bidding Platform
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017


BWW Blog: Sebastian Trevino - Revivals
by Guest Blogger: Sebastian Trevino - Jan 9, 2017

Revivals can be a tricky subject. People fall in love with the details that make up a show without realizing it. I mean, how can Elphaba's grandiose Defying Gravity first act ending ever be done differently? What about Phantom's epic chandelier drop, how can that be altered? Yes, we tend to cherish certain elements from a show and at times even consider them to be irreplaceable. I, like some of you, am one of those theatre fans. So yeah, I'll admit, I was a bit worried when I found out Mexico's Rent Revival was going to have a completely new take on this modern musical classic.  (more...)

Cast Complete for Geffen Playhouse's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, Starring Jane Kaczmarek and Alfred Molina
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its production of Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Jeanie Hackett. (more...)

BWW Interview: 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI's Penny Fuller & The Many Wonderful Things About Her
by Gil Kaan - Jan 9, 2017

Actress/LA theatre inaugurator, Penny Fuller has embarked on a new leg of her career as a cabaret artiste. Ms. Fuller will be bringing her solo musical play 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI to the Broad Stage beginning January 11. I had the most delightful opportunity to chat with the vibrant, vivacious Ms. Fuller. She possesses a memory of an elephant, effortlessly listing off names of cast compatriots and retelling intriguing incidents of her theatre highlights. (more...)

ABC's THE VIEW Celebrates Season 20 with Trip to Walt Disney World This March
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The magic kicked off on today's show, as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto joined Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sara Haines, Jedediah Bila and Sunny Hostin live in studio to share the exciting news that THE VIEW will broadcast from Disney's Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida (more...)

Yamaha Kicks Off 2017 With YXZ Supercross Sweepstakes
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017


BWW's On This Day - January 7, 2017
by - Jan 7, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out Two Promos for All-New Season of ARCHER
by - Jan 6, 2017

Get more than your feet wet in ARCHER’s dreamland. The all new season of the hit animated series premieres this spring on FXX. Check out two promos below! (more...)

Frank Iero Speaks Exclusively to MTV; Announces February NJ Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

After a severe traffic accident left him hospitalized in late 2016, Frank Iero is finally on the mend and back in action, and will be performing songs off of his recently released album, Parachutes, to a sold-out crowd at Monty Hall in New Jersey on February 4th. (more...)

Ben Aldridge Stars In World Premiere Of New Play
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

'When I looked up, I saw him. Burnt orange, bright against the summer woods. He stood grandly on all fours, the King.' (more...)

Enjoy Afternoon Tea at the Lord Mayor's Tea Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

???????A January 'Gathering' of young and old, from communities all over Cork and beyond who love to dance, will take to the floor in City Hall, to the 'Savoy Hotel' style music of Evelyn Grant (RTE lyricfm) and the Cork Pops Orchestra.  (more...)

Three Pianists Will Have the Chance to take Piano Masterclass with Zee Zee Zuo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

A Pacific Symphony Piano Masterclass led by the gifted, imaginative and electrifying performer, Zhang Zuo, is providing an exciting opportunity for three Lucky non-professional pianists-one high school student, one college student and one adult (age 22+) non-professional musician. (more...)

Tony Nominee Stephen Bogardus Joins Feinstein's/54 Below's Christopher Guest Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below has added Tony nominee Stephen Bogardus to From Guffman to Spinal Tap: 54 Sings Christopher Guest Movies, which celebrates Christopher Guest's  thirty plus years in filmmaking, on Sunday, January 22nd (7:00pm & 9:30 pm) at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Opens Soon at The Players Guild of Leonia
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

A classic of the American theatre, The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams is a deeply touching play of poetic beauty. (more...)

VStar Acquires Cirque Productions and CIRQUE DREAMS Brand
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

VStar Entertainment Group (VStar), a leading producer of family-friendly shows, events, experiential installations, mascots and costumes, today announced the acquisition of South Florida-based Cirque Productions, adding the critically acclaimed Cirque Dreams entertainment brand to its portfolio of touring shows and properties. (more...)

Chris Berman to Assume New ESPN Role Following NFL Season
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Berman will make appearances on-air and will also serve in public-facing roles on behalf of the company, stepping away from his longtime position as the face of ESPN's NFL studio coverage, NFL Draft and Major League Baseball's Home Run Derby. (more...)

Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Awards Program Celebrates 25 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Claremont Graduate University's Lori Anne Ferrell believes poetry has the power to remind us of what is 'truly significant, worthy, and lasting in our culture.' (more...)

Pacific Symphony Seeks Non-Professional Students for Piano Masterclass With Zhang Zuo, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

A Pacific Symphony Piano Masterclass led by the gifted, imaginative and electrifying performer, Zhang Zuo, is providing an exciting opportunity for three Lucky non-professional pianists—one high school student, one college student and one adult (age 22+) non-professional musician. Zuo (who goes by the nickname, “Zee Zee”) not only makes her Pacific Symphony debut with Beethoven's mighty Third Piano Concerto on March 23-25, but she will be inspiring and sharing her expertise during the Masterclass held March 22. The dynamic young pianist has been described by the Los Angeles Times as “a powerful, passionate and compelling representation of pure artistry.” (more...)

Music Theatre Philly Opens New Center City Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

MUSIC THEATRE PHILLY is thrilled to announce the opening of its new full-service Performing Arts Center in downtown, Philadelphia. (more...)

A.R.T.'s OBERON Sets Winter 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during January and February - including OBERON Presents, Visiting Artists, and Usual Suspects. (more...)

BWW Interview: Maine Celebrates with BWW Winners
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jan 5, 2017

There was a buzz of excitement in theatres across the country on Wednesday, January 4, as Broadway World Regional Managing Editor Christina Mancuso announced each region's winners in the 2016 Broadway World Audience Choice Awards. Here in Maine within seconds of the postings, congratulations and comments poured in on social media and websites. Hoping to get a measure of the reaction, we contacted all the winners and took a sampling of responses to share with everyone. (more...)

Hit Animated Comedy Series ARCHER to Move to FXX with Season 8
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The hit animated comedy series ARCHER is moving to FXX beginning with Season 8 this spring, it was announced by Chuck Saftler, President of Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Lindsay Mendez
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 5, 2017


Cutest Sports Competition Returns! Animal Planet to Air PUPPY BOWL XIII, 2/5
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The cutest competition in sports history returns with an epic matchup between Team Ruff and Team Fluff's adoptable players who go nose to nose to win the inaugural Petco Lombarky trophy in PUPPY BOWL XIII at GEICO Stadium. (more...)

Blink Fitness Launches New Bronx Location In Gun Hill
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, is excited to announce the grand opening ceremony of its newest Bronx location in Gun Hill. The club opened the doors to its much-anticipated location at 3580 White Plains Rd on December 28, 2016, and is holding the grand opening ceremony on January 4, 2017. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness will donate 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000, to Part of the Solution, Inc., an organization dedicated to assisting individuals living in poverty on their journeys from crisis to stability, and ultimately, self-sufficiency. (more...)

Travel Channel's 'The Trip: 2017' Fifth Annual Sweepstakes Kicks Off Today
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Travel Channel kicks off its fifth annual sweepstakes and network event,'The Trip: 2017,' which features a $100,000 dream adventure giveaway. (more...)

Pilot Production of MARY POPPINS JR. Flying to New Jersey This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Aspire Performing Arts Company is currently in the final weeks of rehearsals for its upcoming pilot production of Mary Poppins Jr. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, January 9, 2017
by - Jan 3, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, January 9, 2017! (more...)

Megan Kelly to Exit FOX News; Joins NBC as Daytime News Anchor
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Megyn Kelly, one of America's most prominent news anchors, will join NBC News, it was announced today by Andrew Lack, Chairman of the NBCUniversal News Group. (more...)

WILD WOMEN OF PLANET WONGO Extends Again at Parkside Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Due to popular demand, the 60's sci-fi immersive musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo will extend its run for a second time, at the Lower East Side's Parkside Lounge through March 2017 and will be the venue's featured weekend performance. (more...)

The Johnson Team of RE/MAX Real Estate Group Giving Hope to Foster...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017


IN THE MOOD A 1940's Musical Review Comes to Morris Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

IN THE MOOD, the show that celebrates America's Greatest Generation through the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the 1940s, is coming to the Morris Performing Arts Center, South Bend, on Saturday, February 18, 2017, with two performances at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  (more...)

Casting Announced for MY FAIR LADIES at The Crazy Coqs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

For four nights only, My Fair Ladies is appearing at The Crazy Coqs and promises an evening filled to the brim with the best songs made famous by Broadway's best divas. (more...)

BWW Review: Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales Find CHRISTMAS MOURNING Glory at the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Troy Frisby - Jan 2, 2017

'Not every drag queen can belt that high.' Throwing out that quip early on in CHRISTMAS MOURNING at the Laurie Beechman Theatre during the December 15 show, Jinkx Monsoon isn't wrong. It's part of what makes the RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE star, otherwise known as Jerick Hoffer, a rare bird: a genuine talent, a winner, and yet someone who seems to be underestimated and underrated at every turn, even nearly four years after their winning run on the show's fifth season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Wonderful Women We Lost in 2016
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2017

As we enter the new year, it is important to remember those we have lost in the preceding twelve months. Who shared their gifts with both our community and the world and whose mark will forever be left on all those Lucky enough to have witnessed them in action. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Great Men We Lost in 2016
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2017

As we enter the new year, it is important to remember those we have lost in the preceding twelve months. From actors, to directors, to international pop stars, join us as BroadwayWorld remembers all the great men we lost in 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jamie Eacker
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 2, 2017


TLC's SAY YES TO THE PROM Partners with Macy's to Make Dreams Come True
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

TLC's SAY YES TO THE PROM initiative is back, and is kicking off prom season alongside its first-ever premier retail partner Macy's to make prom dreams come true for nearly 1,000 underserved and academically high-achieving students across the country this year. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, January 16, 2017
by - Jan 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, January 16, 2017! (more...)

BWW Interview: Underwater Photographers David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes Talk CORAL KINGDOMS AND EMPIRES OF ICE
by Katricia Lang - Jan 10, 2017

Like life, the series takes all kinds. (more...)

BWW Review: Celebrating American Dance with the AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORM
by Caryn Cooper - Jan 10, 2017

As part of its' second annual American Dance Platform, The Joyce Theater has been showcasing eight of America's most captivating dance companies over the past week. This year's platform was curated by Alicia B. Adams, VP of International Programming and Dance at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. I again had the opportunity to attend another performance on Friday, January 6, 2017. The evening featured a double bill with dances by Lucky Plush Productions and the Dallas Black Dance Theatre. (more...)

Festival Favorite PARASITES Sparks a Fight for Survival on Digital HD 1/24
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Chad Ferrin's harrowing festival favorite PARASITES will be available to rent or own in the US and Canada starting January 24th on iTunes, Amazon Instant, Google Play, Vudu and Xbox from 108 Media. (more...)

Shout! Factory Acquires Worldwide TV Format Rights to Reboot Classic TV Game Show STARCADE
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Shout! Factory, a multi-platform media company, has acquired worldwide television format and ancillary rights to the classic TV game show STARCADE from JM Production Company and show creators James Caruso and Mavis E. Arthur. (more...)

11 Superb New Theatrical Experiences from 2016
by Charles Quittner - Dec 31, 2016

New York theatre stuck it to the patriarchy this year with healthy-for-the-soul offerings like A 24 Decade History of Popular Music, O, Earth, The Wolves, and more! (more...)

Cricket Wireless and ESPN to Ring in the New Year with Second 'Bucket List' Sweepstakes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016


BWW Interview: Hamish Scott, Bronze Medallist at the GENEE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION
by Emma Cann - Dec 29, 2016

Following the recent Royal Academy of Dance's Genée International Ballet Competition, Emma Cann catches up with young British dancer Hamish Scott, who was awarded a bronze medal at the hotly contested final in Sydney. Tell us about you - where you're from, why you started dancing and where you're training now.  I'm 19 years old and from Harlow in Essex. I have studied at Elmhurst Ballet School since year 8 and this final graduate year is my 7th year. I started dancing because my sister went to ballet lessons and I always wanted to join in. I have always been exposed to dance as my father works in The Royal Ballet Sinfonia and I was fortunate enough to have seen many performances. (more...)

WAM Theatre Receives Two Grants
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

WAM Theatre is delighted to announce they have recently been the recipients of two substantial grants - an unrestricted grant of $5,000 from the Massachusetts Bankers Association (MBA) Charitable Foundation, and a $2,000 grant from the Dramatist Guild Fund in support of the company's 2017 Fresh Takes play reading series. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Tom Story
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 29, 2016

Today's subject might be considered one of the hardest working guys in show business. Tom Story is currently living his theatre life on both sides of the footlights. His expertly directed production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe finishes its successful run at Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo, MD this weekend. You can also see him onstage in the one-man play Fully Committed at MetroStage in Alexandria, VA through January 8th. (more...)

Incredible & Inspiring Experience Awaits at Rock With Ms Chu Spin Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

An incredible and inspiring experience awaits at the Rock With Ms Chu Spin Series. This exciting new spin series is a traveling workshop covering all aspects of DJing from the history of the artform to performance techniques. (more...)

Photo Blog: A Day in the Life of Yando Lopez of Steppenwolf's THE CHRISTIANS
by M. William Panek - Dec 29, 2016

Yando Lopez, currently in Steppenwolf's THE CHRISTIANS, shares his day with us! (more...)

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