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Anna Chlumsky Cast in Season Four of AMC's HALT AND CATCH FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

AMC announced today that Emmy Award nominated actress Anna Chlumsky (“Veep”) will be appearing in “Halt and Catch Fire's” fourth and final season this summer. Chlumsky will play Dr. Katie Herman, Chief Ontologist--a crucial role in this season's Search business venture. (more...)


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BWW Interview: #DisneyDad Raymond J. Lee Dishes on GROUNDHOG DAY, Reworks the Stereotypes and Tames Facebook Hatred
by Matthew Blank - Jun 9, 2017

Raymond J. Lee talks about GROUNDHOG DAY, his experience as an Actor-of-Color and newest gig as a Disney Daddy! (more...)

BWW Review: Things Get Freaky at the Alley In FREAKY FRIDAY
by Gary Laird - Jun 15, 2017

FREAKY FRIDAY, a new musical from Disney, is based on the 1976 original movie and 2003 remake of the same name. It's a simple premise. Career mother and teenage daughter don't get along. (Stop me if you've heard this one.) (more...)

BWW Interview: Stars Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington Talk BAT OUT OF HELL
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2017

Relative newcomers Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington were thrilled to land the lead roles in Jim Steinman's musical Bat Out of Hell. Several decades in the making, the show is now playing at the London Coliseum. (more...)

THE IRON ORCHARD Begins Production in Texas with Lane Garrison & More
by Movies News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Based on the award-winning novel of the same name, THE IRON ORCHARD, is the story of Jim McNeely, an unsophisticated and unskilled young man thrust into the vibrant and brutal West Texas oilfields circa 1939, who ultimately becomes a formidable wildcatter. (more...)

Final Show of SUMMERWORKS Announced at the Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The final show of SUMMERWORKS and Fresh Fruit Line Up Announced at the wild project. (more...)

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band to Perform at Madison Square Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Latin GRAMMY and EMMY Award winners Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band will perform a free concert at Madison Square Park on Thursday, July 27, as part of their summer tour.  Showtime is 10:30 am, on the Farrugut Lawn. This is one of the park's weekly eclectic lineup of family acts. All ages are invited. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 15, 2017
by - Jun 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Nathan Sharp: YouTube Star and his New Album, SANDCASTLE KINGDOMS
by Kathy Strain - Jun 15, 2017

Nathan Sharp started his career desiring to pursue Top 40 music. Along the way, he took some detours that lead him to create his own YouTube channel, natewantstobattle. As his popularity soared, so did his creativity and originality. His YouTube channel has over 1.1 million subscribers who enjoy his music and creativity. Nathan's newest album is “Sandcastle Kingdoms.” The music is a departure from his usual covers and nods to video games. As Sharp chatted with BWW, he discussed how he ended up creating his own YouTube channel and how his fans have come along for the ride. (more...)

Tomorrowland Presents Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike in GARDEN OF MADNESS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

After the announcement of Tomorrowland and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike's latest joint venture, 'Garden Of Madness', excitement has been mounting, and with news of the parties full line-up, fans are set to reach boiling point at the prospect of such superstar names performing. (more...)

Kelly Straughan to Depart Toronto Fringe for Workman Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Announced today by the Board of Directors of Toronto Fringe, Kelly Straughan will be leaving her post as Executive Director of Toronto Fringe effective July 28th, 2017 to become the Artistic/Executive Director of Workman Arts. (more...)

NEA Grant Supports Touchstone Theatre's CIRQUE IT! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $10,000 to ArtsQuest, Touchstone Theatre and Zoellner Arts Center, for the Cirque It! Festival on July 14-16, 2017. The NEA received 1,728 Art Works applications and will make 1,029 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.  (more...)

Start Summer This Weekend with AH, WILDERNESS! at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Experience the fireworks of love-first love, unrequited love and mature love-on stage this summer, as Goodman Theatre concludes its 2016/2017 Season with a major revival of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! (more...)

Comedian Sara Pascoe Adapts PRIDE AND PREJUDICE for Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

In a brand new comic adaptation by stand-up comedian Sara Pascoe, with an original score from Emmy the Great and directed by Susannah Tresilian (Director of Posh at Nottingham Playhouse in 2015), prepare yourself for a playful, truthful and occasionally disrespectful take on this brilliant novel. (more...)

Trevor Nunn to Helm DESSERT World Premiere at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Following on from his success with Daytona at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, Oliver Cotton, has written a new play for our time, Dessert. (more...)

Howie Day, Badfinger and More Coming to Daryl's House Club This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

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Super-Fan Jarrius Robertson to Receive Jimmy V Perseverance Award at 25TH ESPYS on ABC
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

ESPN today announced that Robertson will be honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb on July 12 at “The 25th ESPYS presented by Capital One” on ABC. (more...)

Disney's DUCKTALES Reboot Takes Flight with TV Movie & Series Premiere
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The new animated comedy adventure DUCK TALES will premiere in a one-hour television movie to be presented for 24 consecutive hours, SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 (beginning at midnight EDT/PDT), on Disney XD. (more...)

O'Sheas Casino at The LINQ Hotel & Casino Celebrates The Year of the Leprechaun
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

O'Sheas Casino at The LINQ Hotel & Casino will continue to keep the spirit of St. Patrick's Day alive with the second 'Year of the Leprechaun' celebration. Drink specials, live entertainment, little leprechauns and a celebrity keg-tapping by Piff the Magic Dragon and X Girls will take place on Saturday, June 17. (more...)

Degrees of Error & Something for the Weekend Present MURDER, SHE DIDN'T WRITE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

In Degrees of Error's hilarious and innovative Murder, She Didn't Write, the audience becomes the author as they are invited to help to create their very own Agatha Christie-inspired masterpiece - and to watch it unfold on stage. (more...)

Five Young Singers to Compete in Australian Singing Competition Finals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

On Sunday 4 June 2017, eleven very impressive young singers competed in the Semi-Finals Concert of the IFAC HANDA AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION at the Independent Theatre, North Sydney.  The semi-finalists were selected from heats held around the country, in New Zealand and in in London. (more...)

Vet Tix Distributes 3 Millionth Event Ticket to Military Community
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) has surpassed three million event tickets distributed to currently serving military, veterans, military families, and families of those killed in action through the non-profit's Tickets for Troops program. (more...)

San Diego Comic-Con International to Welcome Dick Van Dyke Documentary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Mary Poppins. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Dick Tracy. A Night at the Museum. Even a turn as the voice of Gotham City's top cop, Commissioner Gordon. Screen legend Dick Van Dyke is no stranger to the worlds of Fantasy and Comic Books. (more...)

BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at The Kentucky Center For The Arts
by Taylor Clemons - Jun 14, 2017

After a long wait, Louisville is finally ready to GET KINKY! (more...)

BWW Interview: Dustin Harris Smith of MAMMA MIA! Farewell Tour
by Justin Cole Adams - Jun 13, 2017

Atlanta native Dustin Harris Smith fulfills dreams of performing at the Fox Theatre during the MAMMA MIA! farewell tour. (more...)

BYE BYE BIRDIE Young Performers Edition to Open This Week at Rivertown Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Now in the summer of a fifth successful season, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts continues its commitment to providing a wide range of opportunities to showcase and develop the talents of budding local thespians with a series of delightful productions during the summer months. Bye Bye Birdie Young Performer's Edition will be performed by Summer Musical Theatre Campers on the MainStage. (more...)

BWW Interview: The New Girl In Town: Taylor Quick of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Goodspeed Musicals
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 13, 2017

Taylor Quick moved to New York just nine short months ago, but she's already achieved the role of a lifetime: playing the title role in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE alongside some of New York's brightest stars. But, the young actress, who has family ties to the Great White Way, has neither lost her tenacious work ethic nor her adorable southern accent. Taylor and I chatted about how she booked this dream gig, and what working with a Tony Award-nominated director/choreographer has been like. (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Will Pullen, Barbara Barrie and Anthony Chisholm Honored by Actors' Equity Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Today, the Actors' Equity Foundation honored Katrina Lenk for her work in The Band's Visit and Indecent as well as Will Pullen from Sweat with the 2017 Clarence Derwent Award. In addition, the annual Actors' Equity Foundation Award honored union members Barbara Barrie for her work in Broadway's Significant Other and Anthony Chisholm for his work in this past season's riveting Jitney. (more...)

BWW Review: In Solo Debut, Robbie Rozelle Leaps Into the Spotlight and Insists That the 'Personality Piece' Is Not a Dead Art
by Matthew Blank - Jun 13, 2017

The New York cabaret scene has found itself a new star, whether or not anyone was asking for it. Broadway album designer and social media demagog Robbie Rozelle, who has previously created solo shows for Melissa Errico and Kate Baldwin, decided it was finally Robbie's Turn and brought us SONGS FROM INSIDE MY LOCKER. When he regally ascended to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below on June 9 as though he were the goddamn mayor's wife, it became immediately evident that this was a man set to lay it all out there for the enjoyment of the masses. (more...)

Asgeir to Play the Fox Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Ásgeir will play the Fox Theatre on Saturday, September 16, 2017. (more...)

Greenwich Theatre Presents the World Premiere of CHINESE WHISPERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

A Victorian confidence trickster whose exploits would leave Del Boy and Arthur Daley speechless is the fascinating subject of a comedy drama having its world premiere at Greenwich Theatre from July 13-23. (more...)

Something for the Weekend to Bring THE MAN ON THE MOOR to Underbelly
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Fresh from his critically acclaimed run of The Trunk at last year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Max Dickins returns with a new one-man play, The Man on the Moor, inspired by the incredible true story.  (more...)

Sarah Routh Ellis Joins A BROADWAY MUSICAL at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

A Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder's  Sarah Routh Ellis will be joining Feinstein's/54 Below's concert presentation of Charles Strouse and Lee Adams' A BROADWAY MUSICAL on Sunday July 16th, at 7pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Scary Biscuits Promotions Presents EGGSISTENTIALISM By Joanne Ryan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

'I read somewhere that 10,000 of a woman's eggs die a day. I'll be Lucky if I have enough left to make an omelette!' Irish writer/performer, Joanne Ryan, makes her Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut with her funny, tender and moving play, Eggsistentialism. (more...)

ANNIE KORZEN FAMOUS ACTRESS to Play The Braid This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Annie Korzen, best known for her role as the Seinfeld parent's obnoxious Boca Vista neighbor, has written and will perform an original show about her hectic, eclectic and electric life on the big and small screens. Producers from Jane the Virgin to Brooklyn 99 call Korzen in when they need someone who can get a laugh on one line. Jill Soloway, creator of the Emmy-winning Transparent, says, 'Annie Korzen is a force of nature - hilarious, brilliant, and a true inspiration.' (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 12, 2017
by - Jun 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Autumn Hurlbert of SOMETHING ROTTEN
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 12, 2017

Before appearing in front of the entire world on MTV's 2008 LEGALLY BLONDE casting series, actress Autumn Hurlbert had been honing her stage skills since childhood. And, although she came up second in the televised competition (still receiving a contract in the Broadway production!), Autumn left the show certain of her drive to create art without the need for fame. Now, she is touring with the recent New York hit SOMETHING ROTTEN, and I caught up with her in Houston, where the show made a stop on their way to Dallas' Winspear Opera House. (more...)


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BWW Interview: Killian Donnelly On Playing Jean Valjean In LES MISERABLES
by Marianka Swain - Jun 12, 2017

Killian Donnelly's stellar musical career includes Kinky Boots, Memphis, The Commitments, Billy Elliot and The Phantom of the Opera. From tonight, he becomes the new West End Jean Valjean in Les Miserables. (more...)

See THE PLEDGE at Brelby – Because Magic!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

An Illinois native, Jennifer Gantwerker made her theatrical debut at age eight in a summer camp production of Prejudice is an Ugly Color. (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Recap of the CBS Broadcast
by David Clarke - Jun 12, 2017

Did you miss the Tonys Broadcast? Never fear, BroadwayWorld's got you covered. BroadwayWorld writer David Clarke took copious notes during the show, and his highlights are presented below. (more...)

Varla Jean Merman Returns to Provincetown with Brand New Show BAD HEROINE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The United States is tripping, so what do we need to keep us from hitting rock bottom? Bad heroine! Drag superstar (and recent parolee) Varla Jean Merman's new show pays tribute to the inspiring women who have inspired her to think about becoming inspirational. Will Varla Jean be an inspiration...or end up on Intervention? Make tracks to this year's most addictive comedy cabaret! International chanteuse and perennial P-Town prima donna Varla Jean Merman brings her brand new show "Bad Heroine" to The Art House in Provincetown from June 23 through September 1. The show is directed by Michael Schiralli, written by Jeffery Roberson and Jacques Lamarre, with additional material by Ricky Graham and also features Gerald Goode and Brian Johnston.  For Tickets and information, please visit http://ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY's Christopher Ashley Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Christopher Ashley has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for COME FROM AWAY. (more...)

Microsoft premieres Xbox One X, world's most powerful console
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

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One Day More! Complete Guide to BWW's Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 11, 2017

It's only a day away! The 71st Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tomorrow night, June 11 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Put on Your Sunday Clothes... It's Tonys Day! All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 11, 2017

Today is the day! The 71st Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tonight (...tonight, won't be just any night), June 11 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Direction of a Musical, COME FROM AWAY's Christopher Ashley
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Christopher Ashley has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for Come From Away. He also received nominations for MEMPHIS and THE ROCK HORROR PICTURE SHOW. His other Broadway credits include Xanadu, Leap of Faith, and All Shook Up. West End credits include Memphis. (more...)

BWW Feature: The Cast of NOISES OFF at Everyman Theatre Chat About Comedy, Acting and Sardines
by Kristen Price - Jun 10, 2017

Everyone in the theater community of Baltimore seems to be talking about the mad-cap, truly hilarious production of NOISES OFF happening at Everyman Theatre this month. After reading a few glowing reviews, I was finally Lucky enough to see it this week. And honestly, I'm not sure the reviews did the show justice. It was spectacular! The time and energy that I'm sure it took the actors to learn and master the choreography alone truly showed in their performances. The entire production was a master class in farce, and I'm not sure I've ever laughed so much in a theater before. (more...)

BWW Review: RENT Keeps Finding Ways to Get to Your Heart
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jun 10, 2017

Jonathan Larson's RENT 20th Anniversary Tour made its way back to the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis this week. This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical could have come across as dated or unimportant with 20 years (actually 21) behind it, but Lucky for me and the full houses who purchased tickets to the Minneapolis run, that was not the case. (more...)

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