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Central Queens Academy to Honor FRESH OFF THE BOAT's Hudson Yang
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Central Queens Academy Charter School (CQA) - a public, tuition-free, college-preparatory school serving underserved students in one of New York City's most diverse neighborhoods - will honor Fresh Off the Boat star Hudson Yang, The Wall Street Journal columnist Jeff Yang, and distinguished real estate attorney Bruce D. Saber at its first-ever Spring Gala on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Peter & Evynne Hollens Release A Cappella Cover of 'You Matter To Me' from WAITRESS
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2016

A cappella vocalist Peter Hollens and his wife Evynne Hollens teamed up to create an a cappella cover and interpretative dance of Sara Bareilles's 'You Matter To Me' from WAITRESS. Check out the video here! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WILD PARTY at Ignite Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Apr 29, 2016

Ignite Theatre is known for taking on edgier shows, so it's no surprise when the cast of their current production struts onto the stage baring skin with sexy attire. And this isn't the first time. (more...)

BWW Review: Pink Lady Brings MAGICAL MUSICAL MATINEES to the Whitefire
by Don Grigware - Apr 29, 2016

On Thursday April 21, Prime Time Players presented their second of three Magical Musical Matinees at the Whitefire Theatre. It was a delightful show full of talented people 60 years young or older. There was dancing, singing and comedy all wrapped up with a pink bow in the name of Jackie Goldberg, the Pink Lady. Goldberg stands for Senior Star Power 'Get Up, Get Out and Get a Life!' The talent in this show are prime examples of people who are still vital and full of performing glee. (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger, John Ellison Conlee & More Set for Clubbed Thumb's 2016 Summerworks Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Celebrates Opening Night with Christina Bianco and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The Marvelous Wonderettes are back! The long-running Off-Broadway hit musical celebrated its opening night at New York's Theatre Row last night, April 28th. The show, featuring such classic fifties and sixties hits as 'Lollipop,' 'Dream Lover,' 'Stupid Cupid,' 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,' and 'It's My Party,' stars Christina Bianco as Missy, Kathy Brier as Suzy, Jenna Leigh Green as Cindy Lou, and Sally Schwab as Betty Jean. Laura Woyasz also stars as the 'Wonderstudy'. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! Photos by Jason Russo (more...)

Winthrop Playmakers to Stage GYPSY in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Winthrop Playmakers are thrilled to announce their upcoming production of the beloved musical Gypsy, opening June 18 at Memorial Hall at 151 Pauline Street in Winthrop. With a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jules Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, Gypsy has been hailed as one of the greatest musicals ever written by The New York Times. (more...)

VIDEO: AMC Releases Main Titles for FEED THE BEAST
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

AMC has released FEED THE BEAST's main titles, composed by Pat Irwin and executive producer Clyde Phillips, with vocals by singer Sasha Dobson. Check them out below! (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Sets Starry 2016 Summerworks Series; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. (more...)

Simply Full of Jazz! Meet the Whole Cast of 'SHUFFLE ALONG', Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 28, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opens tonight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. SHUFFLE ALONG has a new book and is directed by George C. Wolfe, choreographed by Savion Glover. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch SUNDAY MORNING's recent behind-the-scenes look at the show! (more...)

Jackie Maxwell, Frank Derico & Kate Costello Set for STATE OF THE ARTS on WPKN-FM This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Jackie MAXWELL, FRANK DERICO and KATE COSTELLO step-up-to-the-mic for this week's (Friday, April 29) State of the ARTS which airs LIVE every Friday from 12noon to 1pm on WPKN-FM (89.5) in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Co-hosts of the weekly arts & entertainment program are Richard Pheneger and Peggy Nelson. (more...)

OMOTENASHI JOURNEY Wins 2nd Prize at New York's Got Talent Finals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

A brand new musical-in-progress that has made waves across multiple Japanese newspapers, 'OMOTENASHI Journey' won the 2nd prize at New York's Got Talent Finals at Off-Broadway The Elektra Theater last night on Tuesday, on April 26th. (more...)

THE SOUL OF A POWERFUL WOMAN to Play Benefit Show at Black Ensemble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and Executive Director Jackie Taylor announces a special benefit event to include a one night-only performance of THE SOUL OF A POWERFUL WOMAN, written and directed by Jackie Taylor. (more...)

Paramount TV Options Rights to Revecca Traister's 'ALL THE SINGLE LADIES'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Paramount Television has optioned the rights to the provocative, New York Times Bestselling book from Rebecca Traister, ALL THE SINGLE LADIES: UNMARRIED WOMEN AND THE RISE OF AN INDEPENDENT NATION. (more...)

L/A Community Little Theatre Announces Cast of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

L/A Community Little Theatre is excited to announce the cast for their upcoming production of "August: Osage County." Tracy Letts is the literary genius behind this multi-award winning play. This production is being directed by Adam P. Blais, with original music by Paul G. Caron. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW is currently in rehearsal, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, this all-female production begins performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production will officially open on Tuesday, June 14 and run through Sunday, June 26. (more...)

Omotenashi Journey Performs at New York's Got Talent Finals Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

'OMOTENASHI Journey' is a brand new musical-in-progress, presenting featured songs at the New York's Got Talent competition at The Elektra Theater tonight on Tuesday, April 26th. (more...)

Who's on the Wheel of Life? Meet the Full Cast of TUCK EVERLASTING, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2016

TUCK EVERLASTING, the new musical based on Natalie Babbitt's beloved best-selling novel of the same name, with direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (Something Rotten!, Aladdin, The Book of Mormon), officially opens tonight, April 26, 2016 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Ana de La Reguera & More Join Cast of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN Season 3
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

MIRAMAX(R) and El Rey Network announced today four new cast additions to Albuquerque-based production of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES, set to return for a third season later this year. (more...)

ESPN The Magazine Debuts Fame Issue, on Newsstands Friday
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

In the issue's opening essay, poet, writer and cultural critic Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib notes that heroes are made to be broken. (more...)

BORN TO MOVE Youth Exercise Program from Les Mills Announces Free Online Streaming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

BALTIMORE, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Les Mills has released select programs from its popular children's fitness classes, BORN TO MOVE, free of charge on its streaming service LES MILLS On Demand. The programs encourage families to participate in more physical activity and kick-start healthy habits early in life. BORN TO MOVE is a series of movement-based classes designed to build confidence and foundational fitness skills through movement, imagination and games. Combining playful music with movement and engaging instruction, BORN TO MOVE videos are offered in 10-minute sessions to get children up off the couch, help hone motor skills and set them up with healthy habits for the future. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at August Wilson's FENCES at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Milwaukee Repertory Theatre's 2015/16 season comes to a close with August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play FENCES. The production, which is a co-production with Arizona Theatre Company and Indiana Repertory Theatre, is helmed by legendary American theater director Lou Bellamy and features an all-star cast. FENCES plays in the Quadracci Powerhouse from tonight, April 26, through May 22, with Opening Night on Friday, April 29. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Chimera Ensemble to Stage Chicago Premiere of SISTER CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Artistic Director Rainee Denham and Chimera Ensemble are proud to present the Chicago premiere of Colette Freedman's Sister Cities, directed by Ashley Neal, August 19 - September 18 at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee. (more...)

Scott Coulter and Jessica Hendy to Headline THE QUENTIN TARANTINO SONGBOOK at BB Kings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Scott Coulter and Jessica Hendy headline 'The Quentin Tarantino Songbook, Vol. 1: Music from Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown' on Wednesday, May 4 at 8 p.m. at BB Kings Blues Club & Grill. (more...)

Kate Walsh, Lindsay Mendez, Justin Long, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Board Williamstown Theatre Festival's Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

rtistic Director Mandy Greenfield has announced additional casting for the upcoming Williamstown Theatre Festival 2016 Summer Season kicking off June 28 and running through August 21, 2016. (more...)

Scoop: ROSEWOOD on FOX - Wednesday, April 27, 2016
by TV Scoop - Apr 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD, airing on FOX on Wednesday, April 27, 2016! (more...)

Tickets to IF/THEN National Tour at Fox Theatre on Sale 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that tickets for the National Tour of IF/THEN, which was named the "Best Musical of the Year" by New York Magazine, will go on sale Sunday, May 22. IF/THEN will perform a limited one week engagement from August 9-14 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre to close the 2015/2016 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta Series. (more...)

BWW Review: ATROCITIES OF THE ABSTRACT is One Great, Weird Time
by Maria Rita Meli - Apr 25, 2016

A new form of theatre has come to the Old Pueblo: the Red Theater Tucson - the fifth branch of the larger Red Theater Collective, which began in 2008 after the banishment from the University of Nebraska for performing controversial works. (more...)

Michael Keaton to Receive George Eastman Motion Picture Award
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The George Eastman Museum will honor actor Michael Keaton with the George Eastman Award, the museum's highest honor in motion pictures, on Thursday, June 9. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Ahead of their 25th anniversary next year, Birmingham Stage Company today announces Horrible Histories - The Best of Barmy Britain! This special production marks Barmy Britain's 5th anniversary in the West End, holding its position as the longest running children's show in West End history. This special instalment of Barmy Britain follows the sell-out successes of Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Parts One, Two and Three and will feature the horribly best bits from all three productions. (more...)

Filter Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT Comes to HOME Manchester This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Fresh from tours of India and a run in New York, Filter Theatre's 90-minute take on the Bard's joyous comedy TWELFTH NIGHT is a feast for the eyes and ears. This riotous and energetic interpretation was originally commissioned by Michael Boyd, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and will run Wed 11 - Sat 14 May 2016 at HOME in Manchester. (more...)

Analogue Theatre to Bring STOWAWAY to HOME in Manchester This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Award-winning Analogue Theatre will bring its highly acclaimed show STOWAWAY to HOME in Manchester, Thursday 5 - Saturday 7 May 2016. STOWAWAY tells a powerful story on the highly topical issue of migration in extreme circumstances.  (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse to Present THE WHO AND THE WHAT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Gulfshore Playhouse (www.GulfshorePlayhouse.org) - Southwest Florida's premier professional theatre - is pleased to announce its upcoming production of The Who and the What, a poignant and funny play about identity, religion, and the contradictions that make us who we are from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Ayad Akhtar, scheduled for April 30 through May 15 at The Norris Center in Naples. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at EST and Page 73's KENTUCKY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) and Page Seventy-Three Productions (Page 73) present KENTUCKY, written by Leah Nanako Winkler, and directed by Morgan Gould. KENTUCKY is currently playing previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) for an official opening on Sunday, May 1. The strictly limited run plays through Sunday, May 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Cast of DE TROYA Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions has announced the cast for its first staged reading of the 2016 season, De Troya by Caridad Svich. Featuring actors Kristen Kelso, Stefanie Tovar, Jennifer Faletto, Guinea Bennett-Price, Ricco Fajardo, Jackie Kemp, and musician Jesse Gage, the play will perform Sunday, May 15 and Monday, May 16 at the Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at Amphibian Stage Productions. David Lozano will direct. (more...)

BWW Recap: Now Is The Hour on THE GOOD WIFE
by Jacqueline Bublitz - Apr 25, 2016

I'm conflicted. That was a great episode. Except when it wasn't. I laughed, I cried (the goodbyes!), and red wine didn't help me understand my feelings any better. Was I watching parody? Homage? A wink-nod combination of both? Parties can be hard work, and this house 'Party' was no exception … (more...)

BWW Dance Review: New Sounds of Tap at the AMERICAN TAP DANCE FOUNDATION
by Caryn Cooper - Apr 22, 2016

Last week, the American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) presented new works by both veterans and emerging tap dancers and choreographers at its spring Rhythm in Motion show in the Theater at the 14th Street Y. This production, curated by Tony Waag, Artistic/Executive Director of ATDF, stretches the boundaries of tap dance to present groundbreaking choreography, showcase innovative technique, and provide a platform to present, move forward, and grow the art of tap. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 4/25 - 5/6 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 4/25 - 5/6, airing on NBC (more...)

NALAC to Host 30th Regional Arts Training Workshop Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

What better way to celebrate NALAC's 27th Anniversary than with a regional gathering of intergenerational artists and cultural thinkers representing multiple Latinidades, arts disciplines and geographies. (more...)

BROADWAY UP CLOSE Walking Tour Souvenir Book Out Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Take a piece of Broadway home with you with the official Broadway Up Close Walking Tour ACT I Souvenir Book. With over 100 rarely seen photos, 48 full-color pages and all of the tour's ghost stories, anecdotes and other wonderful tales, Broadway history will be at your fingertips like never before. (more...)

Fox Cities P.A.C. Sets 2016-17 Education Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center revealed the 2016-17 Bemis Company Education Series last night to a group of educators from throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The series of daytime performances is comprised of titles that connect with PreK-12 grade curriculum. Highlights include Bill Blagg's The Science of Magic, Mad River Theater Works' Everybody's Hero: The Jackie Robinson Story and Theatreworks USA Production of Pete the Cat.  (more...)

Ralph Macchio, Sherri Shepherd & More Set for CELEBIRTY AUTOBIOGRAPHY This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

For its upcoming June performances, New York's funniest show CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY will welcome to its cast stars of stage and screen Ralph Macchio (My Cousin Vinny, The Karate Kid), The View's Sherri Shepherd, Janeane Garofalo (Wet Hot American Summer), Michael Urie (Buyer & Cellar, TV's Ugly Betty), Peter Scolari (HBO's Girls), Rachel Dratch (truTV's Late Night Snack, SNL), Broadway's Jackie Hoffman (On The Town, Once Upon a Mattress), comedy legend Alan Zweibel, Scott Adsit (30 Rock) and Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel. (more...)

BWW Review: MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD, St James Theatre, April 19 2016
by Laura Jones - Apr 21, 2016

Twenty seven years after it was first staged in London at the Royal Court Theatre, Charlotte Keatley's My Mother Said I Never Should is finally back on stage at the St James Theatre. The most performed play ever by a female playwright, it takes the audience on a journey spanning over 40 years, focusing on the lives of four generations of women in the same family. (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

KAYAK Hacks Summer Travel: Tips On Where To Go, When To Book, And How To Get There
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016


Critic's Choice: The Shows To See This Weekend
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 21, 2016

Shows are opening (Carolyn German unveils her latest, Go From Here, and Nashville Ballet revives Carmina Burana, both this weekend), shows are closing (your last chance to catch The Taffetas at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre before they go the way of The Plaids is this weekend) and The Miss Firecracker Contest is back onstage at Donelson's Larry Keeton Theatre for the second of three weekends. Obviously, the 2016 theater season continues to reveal itself at a breakneck pace, giving audiences a veritable buffet of offerings from which to choose. (more...)

Everybody Wants to Rule the World! Meet the Full Cast of AMERICAN PSYCHO, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 21, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- began performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Opening night is tonight, April 21, 2016. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Glimmer Glass Festival's Premiere of New Jeanine Tesori Work Among OPERA America's Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

? OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce the latest recipients of Discovery Grants and Commissioning Grants from the Opera Grants for Female Composers program, made possible through the generosity of The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. (more...)

Spencer Theater Announces 2016 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Spencer Theater Summer Season 2016: There's something for everyone in the 17-event line-up, all staged with superior lighting and grand acoustics! Now mark your calendars: phone sales start April 27. (more...)

by Nancy Grossman - Apr 20, 2016

THE WILD PARTY is exactly what it says it is, and Moonbox Productions invites you to be a voyeur for the Michael John Lachiusa version of Joseph Moncure March's 1928 risque narrative poem, directed and choreographed by Rachel Bertone. Katie Anne Clark and Todd Yard anchor a crazy-good, talented ensemble and you will be immersed in the Roaring Twenties zeitgeist. It's a wild ride that you won't want to miss. (more...)

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