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Full Cast Announced for Greg Hicks-Led RICHARD III at the Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The full cast is announced for Arcola's thrilling new production of William Shakespeare's RICHARD III, starring RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks and directed by Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen, opening 11 May 2017. (more...)

Malpaso, Lucky Plush, MOMIX, Ballet Hispanico and More Set for TITAS Presents' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The TITAS Presents season is another stunning collection of the world's most inspiring, innovative and intriguing dance companies. (more...)

BWW Interview: Harriett Trangucci of CLEVER LITTLE LIES at Bickford Theater at The Morris Museum
by Jaclyn Layman - Apr 19, 2017

We spoke with Harriett Trangucci, star of Clever Little Lies playing at the Bickford Theater in Morristown, about relationships, family and being a successful actor in the Garden State. (more...)

Voting for a President Every Four Years; It's a Start but It's Not Enough
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL WINNERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

FST is proud to announce the winning plays of this year's Young Playwright's Festival. For 26 years, FST has honored thousands of young playwrights from all around the world through the WRITE A PLAY(WAP) program. (more...)

Sony/ATV Promotes Guy Henderson to President, International
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Guy Henderson to the position of President, International, based in the company's London office. (more...)

FUN HOME's Kate Shindle Chats Equity, Trump, & Life on the Road
by Jamie McGonnigal - Apr 18, 2017

AEA President Kate Shindle is currently starring in the national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, FUN HOME. She took a moment from her cross-country drive to chat with BroadwayWorld. (more...)

VIDEO: Christian Borle Talks Shocking Demise of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Character on 'Late Show'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY star Christian Borle explained how former Willy Wonkas Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp have set the chocolate bar very high! (more...)

INNOVA Acknowledges Pollard Banknote's Intention to Launch Unsolicited Take-Over Bid
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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THE KENTUCKY DERBY IS DECADENT AND DEPRAVED to Play The Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Town Hall presents 'The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved,' stage Adaptation of Groundbreaking Story by 'Gonzo Journalism' Legends, Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman.  (more...)

David Fusco To Play Gaston In Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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BWW Review: BARNUM: Run Away With This Circus
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 18, 2017

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus may be folding after 146 years in operation, but you can catch Moonbox Productions' loving tribute to its creator, P.T. Barnum at the Roberts Studio Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts. Director/choreographer Rachel Bertone has crafted a dazzling, dizzying staging of BARNUM, featuring electrifying performances, beautiful vocals, and an array of circus routines that are made to look easy by the talented ensemble cast. Come follow the band and join this circus! (more...)

Record Store Day Stores Announce Plans For The Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Indie record stores around Australia are now announcing their plans for Record Store Day, the annual celebration of indie record stores. (more...)

Freeform Reveals Couples to Be Featured on DISNEY'S FAIRY TALE WEDDINGS Special
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

“The Bachelor” alumni Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell take you behind the scenes of some truly fabulous weddings in Freeform's DISNEY'S FAIRY TALE WEDDINGS special, airing on SUNDAY, MAY 7, at 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. EDT. To get a sneak-peek look, click  here. (more...)

Cardboard Citizens Announce Full Free Programme for the Home Truths Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

As previews begin for Home Truths, a season of new plays exploring the state of housing in the UK from the award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens who are celebrating 25 years of making work with and for homeless people, the company has announced a wide-ranging additional programme of free events supported by the National Lottery Fund (HLF). (more...)

Guest Blog: Cliodhna McCorley Talks Fundraising Gala A NIGHT FOR LIFE
by Guest Blog: Cliodhna McCorley - Apr 18, 2017

Cliodhna McCorley Talks Fundraising Gala A NIGHT FOR LIFE (more...)

BWW Blog: Joscelyne Tamburri - Another Opening, Another Show
by Guest Blogger: Joscelyne Tamburri - Apr 17, 2017

It's our last week of rehearsals for Disney's Beauty and The Beast and I am eyes-deep in frilly bloomers and life sized household objects.  We have a finished show which continues being polished each day and it's so beautiful. I cannot believe how we have managed to pull together such an incredible and professional looking show in the amount of time we have been working.  (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Concludes Season With New Co-Production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Opera Philadelphia continues to combine cutting-edge new commissions with fresh takes on the classics. To conclude a 2016-17 season highlighted by the knockout success of its world premiere production of Breaking the Waves, the company turns to iconic Mozartean comedy, with a new co-production of The Marriage of Figaro (April 28–May 7). With Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris leading five performances at the historic Academy of Music, celebrated young singers Brandon Cedel, John Chest, Layla Claire, Ying Fang, and Cecelia Hall anchor a stellar cast in the new Stephen Lawless staging that has already proven “as beautiful as it is humorous, as sophisticated as it is raunchy” (Kansas City Star). (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright, Jeremiah Miller of GUILTY PARTIES OF NEW ORLEANS at Theater Of The Seventh Sister
by Rich Mehrenberg - Apr 17, 2017

"Guilty Parties" tells the true story of Jim Garrison, the only man to ever bring a trial in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The play examines the suspicion toward "the establishment" that began to take root in this country at that time, and which is alive and well more than 50 years late (more...)

PHOTO: First Image of Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper in STAR IS BORN Remake!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Lady Gaga turned to Instagram today to share a first image of herself and co-star Bradley Cooper in the highly anticipated reboot of A STAR IS BORN. Check out the pic below! (more...)

Stephen Colbert, Sarah Jessica Parker & More Set for 4th Annual Vulture Festival
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Vulture Festival, a weekend of high-profile events bringing the entertainment site Vulture to life, is back and bigger than ever, celebrating the best of today's television, comedy, music, film, and more. (more...)

16th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel Wine & Food Festival Raises $2 Million for Charity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

More than 65,000 passionate fans and hospitality industry leaders descended upon South Florida in February for the 16 th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF ), raising more than $2 million for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University (FIU). (more...)

BWW Review: COPPELIA at Les Bois Junior Ballet
by Leesa Williams - Apr 17, 2017

Great Ballet from Les Bois Junior Balley (more...)

BWW Dance Interview: Paul Boos
by Barnett Serchuk - Apr 17, 2017

Born in Sioux Falls, SD, Mr. Boos relocated himself to NY at 15 to study dance on full scholarship at the Harkness House. Following this, he studied on scholarship at the American Ballet Theater School, and finally the School of American Ballet. It was at SAB, while working extensively with both George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, that Mr. Boos developed an intimate understanding of the connection between music and movement. (more...)

Learn Everything About the Cast of GROUNDHOG DAY- Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Based on the iconic film, GROUNDHOG DAY The Musical is reimagined by the award-winning creators of the international hit Matilda The Musical-including director Matthew Warchus and songwriter Tim Minchin-with a book by original screenwriter Danny Rubin. Starring two-time Tony Award® nominee Andy Karl, GROUNDHOG DAY is the new musical comedy about living life to the fullest, one day at a time. Meet the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Photo Flash: CHICAGO Has an Easter Egg Hunt, SUNSET BOULEVARD Wishes Everyone a Hoppy Easter, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week the casts are celebrating the holiday weekend and having a great time! CHICAGO held a fun Easter egg hunt and the ladies of SUNSET BOULEVARD brought out their 'bunny ears'. Meanwhile AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is up to more Photoshop shenanigans, and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE is staying healthy for their final week. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

Pecans: A Comfort Food Classic Reimagined
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

April is National Pecan Month and to celebrate we're dishing up some of our favorite pecan snack recipes along with a few fun facts about the only nut indigenous to North America. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Price Is Right Live is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to 'Come On Down' and play classic games from television's longest running and most popular game show. Contestants can win cash, appliances, vacations and possibly even a new car by playing favorites like Plinko, Cliffhangers, The Big Wheel, and the fabulous Showcase. (more...)

Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Wins Game Tickets and Planet Fitness Membership
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Taylor Sourie, an Oklahoma City Thunder fan from Edmond, Okla., was the Lucky winner of two lower-level tickets to the team's matchup against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Her grand prize was sponsored by Planet Fitness, and also includes a year-long membership to the health club, known for its judgment-free zone. (more...)

Nashville Children's Theatre Reveals First Season Under Nolan's Direction
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 14, 2017

Nashville Children's Theatre (NCT) yesterday revealed its 2017-18 Season - its 86th season and its first under new executive artistic director Ernie Nolan - featuring three regional premieres and the return of a holiday season favorite by the late Scot Copeland, NCT's longtime producing artistic director, who led the company's rise to national prominence during his tenure. (more...)

Actors Co-Op presents Ahrens and Flaherty's LUCKY STIFF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for110 in the Shade) presents the fifth and final show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season, the killer musical from the writers of Ragtime and Once On This Island, Lucky STIFF, book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty, choreography by Julie Hall, musical direction by Taylor Stephenson and directed by Stephen Van Dorn.  Lucky STIFF will preview on Wednesday, May 10 & Thursday, May 11 at 8pm and will open on Friday, May 12 at 8pm and run through Sunday, June 18 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 14th, 2017 - ERNEST SHACKLETON, THE LUCKY ONE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 14, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME begins Off-Broadway tonight, and A.A. Milne's THE Lucky ONE starts at Mint Theater Company! (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering The Best and Worst of Mr. Blackwell at the Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

From Broadway and B-Movies to fiascoes in fashion, Mr. Blackwell was the original arbiter of wrong and right on the red carpet. From Carol Channing ('Finger paints, chicken feathers, and glue thrown into an electric fan'-1966) to Bette Midler (Potluck in a laundramat'-1973), Blackwell remarked, 'I'm only saying out loud what everyone else is whispering.' (more...)

Trisha Yearwood Meets Trisha Yearwood at Madame Tussauds Nashville Opening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Madame Tussauds, the world-renowned wax attraction, opened its newest location at Opry Mills in Nashville today by hosting a celebrity grand opening event where country superstar Trisha Yearwood revealed her first, never-before-seen wax figure. (more...)

Photo Flash: See Christian Borle and More in a Mouth-Watering First Look at CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sweet first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Go Behind the Casting Table with the Creators of Hit Web Series-TURNING THE TABLES!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Season Two features a brand-new and unique take on the series and if you missed the premiere, you can click here to catch up and find out what the twist is all about. While we wait for Episode 2 (airing Tuesday, April 25), the cast is opening up about the exciting new season... (more...)

BWW Review: BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Illuminates the Timeless Relationship Between Art and Culture, Paying Tribute to the 1940s
by Casey Mink - Apr 13, 2017

At the most recent BROADWAY BY THE YEAR presentation on March 27, at its usual home of the Town Hall, the 1940s was the sent-up decade from which the evening's performers sang. At a time in the country that currently bears striking and cryptic similarity to that grim period of global history, the resonance of the evening's selections rang eerily. Additionally, they also demonstrated how little the relationship between culture and society has changed over the last seven decades. (more...)

Put On a Happy Face for BYE BYE BIRDIE at Rivertown Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Put on your poodle skirts, petticoats, ponytails and pompadours and oh yes, a happy face and join the gang at Rivertown Theaters for one of the '50s/ '60s favorite musicals - Bye Bye Birdie - running May 5 - 21. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kevin Langan on Operatic Idols and Vocal Longevity
by Erica Miner - Apr 13, 2017

Langan has performed with such opera luminaries as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Marilyn Horne (more...)

BWW Review: An Esteemed SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at Austin Playhouse
by Joni Lorraine - Apr 13, 2017

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY is well executed, entertaining, and quite worthy of attention. (more...)

RAGTIME, 'BRIDGES', 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' Set for Revival Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Corridor premieres will hit Cedar Rapids in Revival Theatre Company's 4th Season. See the full schedule below: (more...)

A.A. Milne's THE LUCKY ONE Starts Friday Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Beginning Friday, Mint Theater Company will present the first ever New York revival of The Lucky One by A.A. Milne. Performances will continue through June 25th at the Beckett Theater at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is set for May 18th. (more...)

Elm Shakespeare Company Builds Its Outreach with Addition of Education Program Manager Sarah Bowles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Elm Shakespeare Company welcomes new full-time staff member Sarah Bowles as Education Program Manager, who will oversee all of Elm's arts education programing throughout the year. (more...)

Penguin Rep Theatre Announces its 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre in Stony Point (Rockland County), New York under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, announces its 40th anniversary season. (more...)

Guest Blog: Katie Lam On Creating Musical AFTER YOU For Live At Zedel
by Guest Blog: Katie Lam - Apr 12, 2017

Nearly a decade ago, my best friend - round at my house as he had been pretty much every day of the school summer holidays - had an idea. This year, for our school's drama competition, we should write and produce a musical. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Receives Grant from Charles H. Hall Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a $3,500 grant from the Charles H. Hall Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee. This grant was made to support BTG PLAYS! Year-Round Education Program. (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet Nikita Burshteyn: Bay Area's Rising Star Sets Sights on Broadway  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Nikita Burshteyn, 22, is an award-winning actor who's making a name for himself in the San Francisco Bay Area, and not just because he's got a tricky name to pronounce. When he played Judas in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' at STAGE 1 Theater in Newark, Linda and Nick Hodges of BroadwayWorld.com raved: 'The show should be renamed 'Nikita Burshteyn Superstar.' The theater should be filled with talent agents waiting to give him an offer.' When he played Tony in 'West Side Story' at Broadway by the Bay in Redwood City, Joanne Engelhardt of the Palo Alto Daily News gushed: 'With Tom Cruise-good looks and an angelic voice, Burshteyn is the real deal.' And when he did his San Francisco cabaret act, 'Livin' Nikita Loca,' Richard Connema of Talkin' Broadway compared his 'full-throated voice and flawless phrasing' to Jonathan Groff's. (more...)

HGTV Smart Home Giveaway 2017 Now Open for Entries!
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Starting today and continuing through 5 p.m. ET Friday, June 2, 2017, viewers can enter for their chance to win the HGTV Smart Home 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Eligible viewers can enter twice per day on HGTV.com for their chance to win the grand prize package valued at more than $1.5 million. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Board Announces New Senior Leadership Team
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Adelaide Festival Board has announced respected arts leaders Rob Brookman and Torben Brookman will join the senior leadership team of the Adelaide Festival as Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Robert Hastie's Production of JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the full cast for his inaugural production as Artistic Director - William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.  (more...)

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