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by Michael Rabice - Jun 9, 2017

A frothy Noel Coward evening on a warm June night sounds like perfect programming. Buffalo's Irish Classical Theatre is presenting his light hearted romp HAY FEVER with mixed results, at best. Although considered one of Coward's lesser works, HAY FEVER has achieved a respectable position in the theatre canon, mostly in part to it's unique opportunities to portray lovably odd characters. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does Mary Beth Peil Feel Returning to the Tony Awards 32 Years Later? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

After a career in opera, Mary Beth Peil made her Broadway debut in 1985's THE KING AND I, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. Now, 32 years later, she's back on the ballot, earning herself a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performances as the dazzling Dowager Empress in Anastasia. Below, watch as she explains the promises she made to herself 32 years ago, and how surreal this moment is for her! (more...)

BWW Recap: VILLAIN: DEBLANKS Makes a Macaron Murderer with ACLU Benefit
by Troy Frisby - Jun 9, 2017

What do you get when you cross Mad Libs with Clue, add a group of theatre vets, and sprinkle in a dash of philanthropy? Why, it must be VILLAIN: DEBLANKS! The comedy event, held at Feinstein's/54 Below, served as a benefit for the ACLU, with Billy Mitchell, who wrote the skeleton script for the show, serving as the night's emcee. (more...)

Hangar Theatre Brings a Classic Musical Comedy to the Finger Lakes Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Hangar Theatre will present A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as this season's musical from June 29 until July 15, 2017. The musical combines the classical Broadway fare, the comedy of ancient Rome, and a healthy shake of vaudeville. (more...)

Steppenwolf Releases Statement on Chicago Theatre Critic Hedy Weiss
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

A petition urging Chicago theater companies to stop inviting Weiss to productions was posted on on June 13th by the Chicago Theater Accountability Coalition. As of this writing, the petition has received more than 3,690 signatures. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks 2017 Tonys, Dreamcast Kevin Spacey, and More
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 28, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: Rob & Kevin recap the 2017 Tony Awards broadcast, dream cast Kevin Spacey, praise the madness of Aunt Jackie, celebrate a singer gone too soon, and praise a lyricist who needs more recognition! (more...)

EnterTalk Radio's 'Jackie's Groove' Interviews Cast of Upcoming HIRED GUN Documentary
by Movies News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

EnterTalk Radio, the undisputed leader in music business talk and programming, announced that its popular podcast show 'Jackie's Groove' featuring percussionist Jackie Bertone has joined forces with the upcoming documentary 'Hired Gun' to put the spotlight on some great UNSUNG musicians who play alongside some of today's top artists. (more...)

Sissy Spacek & Jane Levy Join Cast of Hulu's CASTLE ROCK
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Sissy Spacek and Jane Levy have joined the cast of Hulu's CASTLE ROCK. Spacek will play Ruth Deaver, estranged adoptive mother of Henry (Andre Holland), a retired professor whose fading memories may hold a key to Castle Rock's unsettling past. (more...)

QPAC Celebrates 25 Years Since Mabo Decision
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Mabo Oration returns to Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) on 28 August 2017 to celebrate and pay tribute to Koiki "Eddie' Mabo with an expanded format and line-up of prominent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders and native title experts. (more...)

State Theatre Announces Line-Up for 91st Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, PA, announces its 2017-18 Season, the 91st season at the historic venue.  Tickets for the new season will go on sale to State Theatre Members on Wednesday, August 2nd, to the public on Wednesday, August 16th. (more...)

Tickets for Randy Newman, Maysa and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces an evening with popular Grammy Award-winning vocalist and film composer Randy Newman, Grammy-nominated R&B singer Maysa, indie-folk band The Accidentals with Jake Allen and more. (more...)

How to Calm an Angry Person in 90 Seconds or Less
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017


Ninjas of Drama to Stage HAMLET at Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

  What more can be said about Hamlet, arguably the most famous play in Western theatre?  The Ninjaz of Drama consider it the quintessential masterwork of poetry and philosophy in the English language.  Under the direction of Rey Carolino an earnest and experienced cast highlight the language-the poetry and philosophy-that flows through Shakespeare's tale of power, introspection, and revenge. The Ninjaz's production of Hamlet runs for eleven performances, July 20-August 5 at the Phoenix Theatre, 414 Mason Street, Suite 601. In San Francisco 94102.  The Phoenix Theatre is Located in the historic Theatre District next to Union Square and close to the Powell St BART Station and SF Muni. (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan in THE FOREIGNER
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan, THE FOREIGNER coming to GSC this September. Directed by 'Casino Royale' helmer Martin Campbell, and produced and released by STX Entertainment and Sparkle Roll Media Group, the film hits theaters on September 30, 2017.  (more...)

Lauren Elder, Mike Hot-Pence Headline 10th MADAME'S SOIREE, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Cabaret patroness Madame Mathieu celebrates her 10th show at The Duplex by selecting Broadway's Lauren Elder (Sideshow, HAIR) and political personality Mike Hot-Pence as guests of honor at the July edition of the Bistro Awards Critics' Pick Madame Mathieu's Soiree. An additional guest of honor will be named in the coming days. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to 'Put on the Ritz' at Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

This monster new musical will be 'Puttin' On the Ritz' at Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapted his legendary film into a brilliant stage musical creation, 'Young Frankenstein.' (more...)

LuLaRoe Comes to Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

LuLaRoe is coming to Playhouse on Park! As a testament to the theater's "something for everyone" mantra, we will transform into a boutique and line the walls with racks upon racks of LuLaRoe merchandise. Join us on Saturday, July 8th from 11am-3pm for a shopping extravaganza! (more...)

The LEGO Group Announces Building Sets Based On The LEGO' NINJAGO' Movie
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017


Nickelodeon Special ROCKO'S MODERN LIFE: STATIC CLING to Reunite Original Voice Cast
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Nickelodeon announced today that its brand-new, original one-hour TV special MODERN LIFE: STATIC CLING???????, based on the classic '90s hit series Rocko's Modern Life, will reunite the original voice cast members who will bring their iconic characters back to life. (more...)

Casting Announced for RADIO GALAXY as Part of TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces Radio Galaxy, the third and final show of the TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 7pm at Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, NYC. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 6/26 - 6/30 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 6/26 - 6/30, airing on ABC (more...)

Theatre Conservatory Students present INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

South Coast Repertory's Summer Players will present the award-winning Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods on the Julianne Argyros stage, directed by Hisa Takakuwa, with musical direction by Erin McNally. Performances by SCR's Theatre Conservatory students run Aug. 12-20; tickets are on sale now at  (more...)

BWW Previews: NEW VOICE PLAY FESTIVAL at Old Opera House
by Johnna Leary - Jun 23, 2017

You can have the chance to be a theater critic this weekend as the Old Opera House presents the New Voice Play Festival. (more...)

MediaMax Network Announces MMN Community, New Philanthropic Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017


VIP Presenters Announced for Monday's Dora Awards
by Alan Henry - Jun 22, 2017

Jacoba Knaapen, Toronto Alliance or the Performing Arts (TAPA) Executive Director and Dora Mavor Moore Awards Producer, announced the VIP presenters today for the 38th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, to be held on Monday, June 26 at the Elgin Theatre of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre. (more...)

Blair Baker to Play HAMLET in Gender-Bending Adaptation at SheNYC Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Blair Baker will play Hamlet in a gender-bending adaptation at SheNYC Arts. The new play adaptation by Tatiana Barcari and Wednesday Derrico will run at the Connelly Theater this July. (more...)

Art Garfunkel, Living Colour and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces a solo performance from Art Garfunkel of the legendary rock duo Simon & Garfunkel, groundbreaking funk-metal group Living Colour, an acoustic show with Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene and more. (more...)

Robert Icke's Acclaimed Almeida Production of MARY STUART Transfers to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida in 2016-17, Robert Icke's new adaptation of Mary Stuart transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre in London's West End from Saturday 13 January for a limited run. (more...)

EPIX Announces Slate of New Original Specials
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Premium television network EPIX®, an MGM company, today announced a roster of all-new original offerings to premiere this year: documentaries Danica and Foreman as well as comedy special Anjelah Johnson: Mahalo & Goodnight. The previously announced documentary, Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image, will debut on Wednesday, June 21 at 8:00PM ET/PT, 7:00PM CT. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind-the-Scenes with Cast of New Netflix Series GLOW
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Spandex? No problem. Power Bomb? They got this. Go behind the scenes and hear how the cast of GLOW prepared for their roles and what it takes to become a TKO (total knock out?) ? in this featurette released today by Netflix, featuring interviews with the cast and new footage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Soulpepper's Upcoming Residency at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Tickets are on sale for the US debut for SOULPEPPER, Toronto's largest and most celebrated theatre company, in a four-week engagement Off-Broadway at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street in New York City. A true repertory program of plays, musicals and concert performances, featuring a company of over 65 artists, the festival, entitled SOULPEPPER ON 42nd STREET, will be presented July 1-July 29, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the productions below! (more...)

Photo: Jeremy Jordan, Shoshana Bean Open TrevorLIVE with Original Musical Number
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Last night The Trevor Project hosted its 2017 TrevorLIVE New York gala at the Marriot Marquis in Times Square. The event featured special performances by Grammy Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons and Broadway stars Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan. (more...)

Works by Nwandu, Jung, Colon and More Set for IGNITION Festival 2017 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for the 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Tuvalu, or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu; This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson; Spin Moves by Ken Weitzman; Tell Them I'm Still Young by Julia Doolittle; Wolf Play by Hansol Jung; and Suspension by Kristiana Rae Colon. (more...)

BWW Review: Snaps! Cupcake Theater Stages Elle Woods' Adventure to Law School in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL!
by George Brietigam - Jun 19, 2017

The technical bloopers this show experienced would give Spiderman: Turn off the Dark a run for its money. While I still loved this production, I feel like it opened a week before it should have (more...)

by TV Scoop - Jun 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN on Bravo 6/19 - 6/29 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - New Poster Art for The LEGO NINJAGO Movie!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

A new animated adventure in Warner Bros. Pictures' LEGO® franchise, “The LEGO NINJAGO® Movie” stars Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Michael Peña, Fred Armisen, Kumail Nanjiani, Abbi Jacobson, Zach Woods, Olivia Munn, and the legendary Jackie Chan.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Jacksons Join the West End Cast of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Last night (15 June 2017) at the Shaftesbury Theatre Jackie and Tito Jackson surprised the audience as they joined the cast of Motown the Musical after a performance of the West End hit production. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 6/19 - 6/23 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jun 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 6/19 - 6/23, airing on ABC (more...)

Scoop: WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! on Bravo 6/18 - 6/21
by TV Scoop - Jun 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! on Bravo 6/18 - 6/21 (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 16th, 2017 - BROADWAY BARES: STRIP U and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 16, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: BROADWAY BARES: STRIP U sizzles at the Hammerstein Ballroom this Sunday! (more...)

Midnight North Premieres New Album 'Under The Lights' on Live for Live Music
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Head over today to Live for Live Music for the first listen of Under The Lights, the upcoming full-album release from California Country-Folk ensemble Midnight North. (more...)

VIDEO: Laura Benanti Returns as 'Melania Trump' on LATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, 'First Lady of the United States Melania Trump' (Broadway's Laura Benanti) opened up about her big move from New York City to Washington, D.C. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Join Norman Reedus & More Aboard 3rd Annual Walker Stalker Cruise
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead, along with Norman Reedus (Daryl), Lauren Cohan (Maggie), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan), Alanna Masterson (Tara), special effects guru, director, producer, and writer, Greg Nicotero and more will soon be joined by 2,600 undead devotees for the 3rd annual Walker Stalker Cruise. (more...)

Fusion to Delve Into What It's Like to Be Undocumented on Campus in New Documentary
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

'The Naked Truth: Undocumented on Campus,' a new hour-long documentary narrated by actress Jackie Cruz ('Orange Is the New Black'), takes an unprecedented and intimate look at the challenges facing undocumented students in the United States. Watch a preview here. (more...)

Brown Sugar Now Available in Amazon Appstore for Kindle Fire Tablets
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017


Casting Announced for CHILDREN OF CAMELOT at SheNYC Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Casting has been announced for the new play CHILDREN OF CAMELOT by Nakisa Aschtiani, which will run at the Connelly Theater this July as part of the SheNYC Summer Theater Festival. (more...)

Laura Benanti to Return as Melania Trump on Tonight's LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Today, Benanti turned to Twitter to tease a possible return of Melania on tonight's episode of the CBS late show. Check out the post below. (more...)

Van Jones Announces Nationwide WE RISE TOUR Powered By #LoveArmy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Van Jones & Roc Nation are proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership and nationwide event tour: WE RISE TOUR powered by #LoveArmy. WE RISE will bring an array of artists, athletes, thought leaders and local leaders to cities across the country this summer. Van Jones, a renowned activist, CNN commentator and two-time New York Times bestselling author, will headline the tour promoted by Live Nation. 100% of net ticket proceeds will go to the Dream Corps initiatives and local charities. (more...)

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