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The Playwrights Realm 10th Anniversary Writers Block Party Honors Anna Deveare Smith
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director, and Roberta Pereira, Producing Director, will celebrate its tenth anniversary with the annual Writers Block Party honoring Realm Board Member and award-winning playwright and actor, Anna Deavere Smith. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Pittsburgh Opera's THE SUMMER KING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at THE SUMMER KING from Pittsburgh Opera! Check out the photos below! Pittsburgh Opera is proud and privileged to present the world premiere of Daniel Sonenberg's opera, The Summer King, the story of baseball legend Josh Gibson. This very first world premiere in Pittsburgh Opera's distinguished 78 year history hits close to home as Josh went from the sandlots of Pittsburgh's North Side to the pinnacle of greatness in the Negro Leagues, before ultimately being enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. Featuring AlFRed Walker in the title role, Denyce Graves, Sean Pannikar, Kenneth Kellogg, Norman Shankle, Jacqueline Echols and many more, led by Maestro AnTony Walker and directed by Sam Helfrich. Sonenberg collaborated on the libretto with Daniel Nester and Mark Campbell provided additional lyrics. The Summer King runs Saturday, April 29th (8pm), Tuesday, May 2nd (7pm), Friday, May 5th (7:30pm) and Sunday, May 7th (3pm) at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Killian Donnelly and Carley Stenson to Join the Cast of LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

From Monday 12 June 2017, there will be major cast changes at the West End production of "LES MISERABLES" at the Queen's Theatre, which is now in its record breaking 33rd year. (more...)

MOON Honors U.S. Women's Space Quest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

1ST PREVIEW FOR OFF-BWAY PREMIERE OF "THEY PROMISED HER THE MOON" TO HONOR START OF ABORTED WOMEN'S SPACE PROGRAM   TRUE STORY OF "ALMOST-FIRST" FEMALE ASTRONAUT BEGINS MAY 12   Tickets to the first preview on May 12 of Miranda Theatre Company's Off-Broadway premiere of "They Promised Her the Moon," will be specially priced at $19.59.  1959 was the year a fledgling Women's Space program took off and could have sent the first woman in space, if only NASA brass and future Senator John Glenn hadn't scuttled the program. (more...)

Paramount TV Options Rights to Anne Rice's Best-Selling Series THE VAMPIRE CHRONICLES
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have optioned the rights to 11 books from acclaimed author Anne Rice's best-selling series, THE VAMPIRE CHRONICLES. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 5/1 - 5/12 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 5/1 - 5/12, airing on NBC (more...)

Steve Earle To Release New Album 'So You Wannabe An Outlaw' 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Musician, songwriter, actor and author Steve Earle and his country rock band The Dukes will release So You Wannabe an Outlaw on June 16 on Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

Negro Ensemble to Revive DAUGHTERS OF THE MOCK at Theatre 80 St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The 50th season of The Negro Ensemble Company, a year-long retrospective of some of the troupe's signature works, continues May 24 to June 10 at Theatre 80 St. Marks with 'Daughters of the Mock' by Judi Ann Mason. (more...)

Han Ong's GRANDEUR World Premiere at Magic Theatre to Feature Carl Lumbly
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

 Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Jaimie Mayer, Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Han Ong's World Premiere GRANDEUR. (more...)

A. D. Players Announces 2017 - 2018 Mainstage and Children's Theater Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

A. D. Players, Houston's only professional Christian theater company, is pleased to announce five mainstage and four children's theater productions for 2017-2018, the Company's first full season in the new 440-seat Jeannette and L.M. George Theater in Uptown Houston. (more...)

BRIC's 'This Land Is...' Presents Contemporary Multimedia Art by 800 Brooklyn Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

BRIC is pleased to present This Land Is…, the 29th Annual Contemporary Art Exhibition developed by BRIC's Education team, Teaching Artists and students from throughout Brooklyn. (more...)

New Episode of SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Features 'Drag Race' Winner Jinkx Monsoon
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE – the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites – has posted its new episode, which features an interview with 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 5 winner JINKX MONSOON. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at Pasadena City College Brings Washington Heights to California
by Erica Garcia - Apr 27, 2017

Pasadena City College brought Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS to Southern California in an exciting, vibrant, and mesmerizing production. (more...)

Joshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Pilobolus to Launch 10th Annual World Science Festival in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The World Science Festival will culminate its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across New York City's five boroughs, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Richard Maxwell's SAMARA Extends at Soho Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In response to critical acclaim and popular demand, Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, extends the world premiere, Soho Rep. commission of Richard Maxwell's Samara through May 14. (more...)

BWW Review: BARBECUE: A Dysfunctional Family Roast
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 26, 2017

BARBECUE is a play about which one cannot say too much without ruining its considerable effect. Here's the minimalist FYI, things you need to know but that won't give anything away. It is written by Robert O'Hara, directed by Summer L. Williams, and features an ensemble cast of ten actors who all give great performances and disappear into their richly drawn characters. Taking place on a raised pavilion in a pastoral park, the lovely setting belies the serious nature of the subjects (substance abuse, family dysfunction, race) that BARBECUE serves up on a platter. And one more thing - it's a comedy. (more...)

Save 10% On Tickets For GANGSTA GRANNY At Garrick Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The theatrical adaptation of David Walliams' bestselling book, GANGSTA GRANNY, has its West End debut this summer. The smash-hit production, which was recently nominated for a UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People, runs at the Garrick Theatre from 26 July to 3 September. Book tickets now from £25 (more...)

Han Ong's GRANDEUR World Premiere at Magic Theatre to feature Carl Lumbly
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Jaimie Mayer, Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Han Ong's World Premiere GRANDEUR. Previews begin on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location, with a press opening on Wednesday, June 7. (more...)

Cal Shakes Opens 2017 Season with AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Director Desdemona Chiang makes her Cal Shakes debut, infusing Shakespeare's  romantic comedy with the vibrant, complicated, and shifting energy of the Bay Area.   Berkeley, CA, April 26 - California Shakespeare Theater begins its 43rd Season with Shakespeare's gender-bending comedy, As You Like It. In director Desdemona Chiang's all new production, adaptable and resilient Rosalind must leave everything she knows behind to find her true family. (more...)

HAPPY KARAOKE FUN TIME! to Celebrate 7th Anniversary This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Long-running Chicago and Off-Broadway hit HAPPY KARAOKE FUN TIME! will celebrate its 7th Anniversary on Thursday, April 27. (more...)

Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Gardner & Wife Theatre to Present STUCK This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Gardner & Wife Theatre's STUCK will run 8 - 29 May 2017 in Kuala Lumpur. (more...)

Momentum Dance Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Momentum Dance Company's Founder & Artistic Director, Delma Iles, is bringing dance to Miami Beach for the company's 2017 Season.  Each show of this season includes unique and skilled performances alongside world premieres. The performances will showcase dancers Katie Brennan, Barbie Freeman, Lili Granie, Ashley Hammond, Melanie Perez, and Martina Tarducci. The season will run from May to June with Something for Everyone! (more...)

The Drag Queens of Comedy Invade New York City For Two Shows This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

History will be made in Times Square in May when the "Crossroads of America" plays host to The Drag Queens of Comedy 2017, featuring 10 of the most outrageous and uproarious drag queens to ever throw shade over the "Great White Way." Producer, celebutante and heiress Sasha Soprano presents the largest drag queen show ever served up to The Big Apple! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chazz Palminteri Tells Tales From Hollywood & The Bronx At The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 25, 2017

Chazz, or 'C' as his friends called him in The Bronx told some great stories to his fellow Friars in the Frank Sinatra Room last night. It was after an Italian  Buffet Feast in the Milton Berle and Barbra Streisand Rooms at the 'Monastery' on 55th street that Chazz explained that he was doing nothing different then what he used to do as a youngster in The Bronx.  His friend's would say 'let Chazz tell the story.'   (more...)

Theatre Bay Area to Honor Carey Perloff and Tony Taccone at BOLD. BRAVE. BRIGHT. Benefit 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Theatre Bay Area today announced American Conservatory Theater Artistic Director Carey Perloff and Berkeley Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Tony Taccone will be honored at the (more...)

Photo Flash: Geva Theatre Center presents the World Premiere of OTHER THAN HONORABLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Other Than Honorable by Jamie Pachino. Other Than Honorable is directed by Kimberly Senior and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from April 25 - May 21. (more...)

Pandora Partners with Goldenvoice to Livestream Stagecoach 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Pandora today announced its partnership with Goldenvoice to host an exclusive audio livestream of performances from the Stagecoach Country Music Festival, taking place April 28-30 at Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Purple Carpet for Opening Night of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened just last night at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). BroadwayWolrd was on hand for the special night and we're taking you to the red purple carpet below! (more...)

Winners of the 2017 London Marathon Announced! - Record-Breaking Numbers, New World Records and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

After a record number of runners crossed the Start Line of the Virgin Money London Marathon, more than 39,400 completed the gruelling 26.2-mile journey from Blackheath to Westminster, making the 37th edition of the race the biggest in its history by 347 runners. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Golden Ticket Holders Win Entry to the CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opening Night Party!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 24, 2017

For those who were lucky enough to land a golden ticket last night, the party continued after the curtain down for opening night of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The new Broadway musical celebrated a Wonkafied opening at Pier 60 and BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the festivities below! (more...)

BWW Review: Christian Borle Grabs The Spotlight as Willy Wonka in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by Michael Dale - Apr 24, 2017

With two supporting actor Tony Awards under his belt, the versatile and immensely talented Christian Borle finally spent an opening night as a Broadway leading man earlier this season, playing neurotic New Yorker Marvin in a limited run revival of William Finn's FALSETTOES. Now, with the New York premiere of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY underway, Borle is placed into a position many stars have had to deal with at one time or another; carrying a sagging show upon his shoulders to create the illusion that everything is just swell. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2017

The factory is open! The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened just last night at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). We're taking you inside the Gypsy Robe ceremony below! (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC - Tuesday, May 9, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE , airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 9, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, May 10, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at South African Drama THE YEAR OF THE BICYCLE in U.S. Premiere at the cell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

the cell presents the US Premiere of South African drama YEAR OF THE BICYCLE by Joanna Evans. Directed by Shariffa Aliby, it is presented as the centerpiece of the 2nd annual C.M.O.R.E. Festival dedicated to Creating More Opportunity for Racial Equity among playwrights, directors, and actors. Performances run now through May 2 at the cell (338 W 23rd St, between 8th & 9th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

In a Crowd of Thousands! Meet the Full Company of ANASTASIA, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, dances into Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) tonight, April 24, 2017, produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. Scroll down to get to know the company before they take their opening bows! (more...)

HBO Celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month with Premiere of Three Short Films
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, HBO will debut HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries, a collection of three short films by emerging APA directors, on May 1st across various HBO platforms. (more...)

Red Carpet Roundup: BWW Hits the Purple Carpet at Opening Night of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 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 opened last night, April 23, 2017. BroadwayWorld correspondent Richard Ridge was live on the purple carpet, and we've got all the action for you below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Factory is Open! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Company Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2017

The factory is open! The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened just last night at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). We're taking you inside the opening night curtain call below! (more...)

Scoop: ROSEWOOD - Season Finale on FOX - Friday, April 28, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD - Season Finale, airing on FOX on Friday, April 28, 2017! (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 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 tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early in SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife. (more...)

Julia Murney, Cole Escola, Molly Pope and More to Honor Patti LuPone at THE MEETING* This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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, April 23 with a celebration of Broadway legend Patti LuPone at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

TCG to Screen #LegacyLeaders Video of Spiderwoman Theater's Muriel Miguel at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Theatre Communications Group announces a special, one-night-only event to screen the #LegacyLeaders video of Muriel Miguel, founder of Spiderwoman Theater. The event will be hosted by La MaMa ETC- The Downstairs (66 East 4th Street) in New York City, Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Rachel York, Adrienne Warren, Jason Gotay and More to Perform at MMC's 2017 Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Marymount Manhattan College (MMC), a private liberal arts college on Manhattan's Upper East Side, will honor Scott and Debby Rechler, dedicated philanthropists and proud MMC parents at the 2017 Annual Scholarship Benefit, and welcome an evening of star performances. (more...)

Playhouse Jr. to Present PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL and THE ADVENTURES OF NATE THE GREAT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Playhouse Jr., Point Park University's quality children's theatre company, will be wrapping up the 2016-2017 season and kicking off the summer with two unique and comedic shows for children of all ages. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Samba Into Ruth Eckerd Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Broadway's Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage on Friday, May 5 at 8 pm, Saturday, May 6 at 2 & 8 pm and Sunday, May 7 at 2 & 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 21, 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...)

Titans of Tribute Show to Rock the Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Featuring three national tribute bands covering classic 70s and 80s music, the Titans of Tribute show is coming to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on Saturday, June 24. (more...)

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