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Edie Falco Among BMCC/CUNY Gala Honorees
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and the BMCC Foundation hosts the 2016 Gala, "Invest in a Future." This annual event is scheduled for Monday, June 6, and will be at Cipriani at 25 Broadway. A cocktail reception will begin at 5:45 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. The event will conclude by 9:00 p.m.  (more...)

Scoop: UNCLE BUCK on ABC - Tuesday, June 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 31, 2016

Get all the scoop on UNCLE BUCK, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 14, 2016! (more...)

Niecy Nash and Betty Gilpin Set for New Season of Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

Niecy Nash and Betty Gilpin will be guest stars on the fourth season of Showtime Networks' critically acclaimed drama series MASTERS OF SEX. (more...)

Latitude Festival Announces Line-up for Literary and Poetry Arenas and Wellcome Trust Hub
by Marianka Swain - Jun 9, 2016

Today, the UK's finest multi-arts festival Latitude is delighted to announce the Literary Arena, Wellcome Trust Hub, and further Poetry names performing at this year's event, which takes place from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2016 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. (more...)

West End's MOTOWN on Track to Recoup Investment This Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

The West End production of Motown the Musical has proven its popularity in London. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Amber Riley & ON YOUR FEET! Cast to Perform on PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

This July 4 th, America's national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country's 240th birthday, as A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS welcomes back Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS) to host the festivities. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Amber Riley & ON YOUR FEET! Cast to Perform on PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

This July 4 th, America's national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country's 240th birthday, as A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS welcomes back Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS) to host the festivities. (more...)

BWW Review: OUR TOWN is a Poetic Look at Life, Love and Death
by Jason Carlos - Jun 8, 2016

The Shaw Festival tackles Thornton Wilder's masterpiece OUR TOWN, directed by Molly Smith. The quiet tale is presented in three acts, following the story of a small town at the turn of the century. A number of years pass between each act, allowing for audiences to delve deeper in the lives - hopeful and tragic of its townspeople. Starring Charlie Gallant, Kate Besworth and Benedict Campbell, this moving production also features Patrick Galligan, Catherine McGregor, Patrick McManus and Jenny L. Wright. (more...)

Photo Flash: Janet McTeer, Cush Jumbo & More Lead Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW began 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 Monday, June 13 and run through Sunday, June 26. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Sneak Peek - Matthew Morrison & More to Honor Harvey Fierstein on Logo's TRAILBLAZER HONORS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

Logo today announced that legend of stage and screen Harvey Fierstein and seminal LBGT news outlet The Advocate will be honored during the third annual 'Trailblazer Honors,' a television special that celebrates pioneers at the forefront of LGBT equality. (more...)

IF/THEN's Stunning Performances Intrigue Nashville Audiences
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 8, 2016

Who would have ever thought a musical about urban planning could be as effective and engaging, and as thoroughly compelling (if somewhat confusing and confounding, by turns) as If/Then, the latest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning (for next to normal) duo of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey? (more...)

BWW Review: Consecrating Childhood Confusions in Frank O'Connor's GOD BLESS THE CHILD
by Brendan Daly - Jun 8, 2016

On the 50th anniversary of the death of the acclaimed Irish short story writer Frank O'Connor, God Bless the Child fuses three of his works into a largely successful stage adaptation. (more...)

America's Got Talent Star Jackie Evancho To Play The VETS
by Marianka Swain - Jun 8, 2016

Billboard chart-topping classical singer and America's Got Talent star Jackie Evancho will play The VETS in Providence on Sunday, November 27th 2016 at 7pm. Tickets are $59-$39. They go on sale June 23rd and can be purchased online at www.TheVetsRI.com, by calling (401) 421-ARTS (2787), or in person at The VETS/PPAC Box Office located at 220 Weybosset St., Providence. The VETS/PPAC Box Office will begin summer hours for telephone and walk-up orders on Monday, June 20th. Summer hours are Monday-Thursday 10am-3pm. The VETS is located at One Avenue of the Arts, Providence. The VETS on-site Box Office is only open on show days. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre to Present SATCHEL PAIGE AND THE KANSAS CITY SWING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

The Ensemble Theatre presents its season finale Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing by Trey Ellis & Ricardo Khan with Opening Night and Media reception, Thursday, June 30, 2016. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Composer Michael Mott to Chat, Drink, Play Games!
by Broadwaysted - Jun 7, 2016

On this week's episode, with composer Michael Mott ('Where the Sky Ends'), we drink manhattans in sippy cups and  spill about Bright Star, the national treasure that is Carmen Cusack,The Color Purple, and how when Cynthia Erivo opens her mouth we all weep. We pour one out for Tuck Everlasting and American Psycho, Kimberly tells her sweet Hamilton engagement story, and Kevin does his best impression of Mandy Patinkin singing The Color Purple. Also we play Cast This Movie Musical! for Sunday in the Park, Dream Ballet Showdown, and Lights of Broadway Card Game. Hang out with us as we all get Broadwaysted! (more...)

Montblanc Honors Maria Arena Bell with the 25th Annual Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

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Firehall Arts Centre Sets 34th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

The Firehall Arts Centre is pleased to announce its 34th season and Artistic Director Donna Spencer has proudly programmed a season that celebrates women and their connections to community and family. From one of Canada's funniest people on television, Cathy Jones, to the iconic music of Joni Mitchell; from the dream of women telling their own stories on stage in Shakespeare's time to the heart-rendering story of a refugee mother struggling to help her son become a Canadian; and from a new mom coping with the challenges of motherhood to a sixteenth century French noblewoman trying to survive abandonment on an island off the coast of Newfoundland, the stories are all rich, compelling, and highly entertaining. (more...)

Rare TITANIC Survivor Customs Card & Telegrams Go on Auction Block
by Movies News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Lion Heart Autographs, for nearly forty years an internationally recognized dealer of autographs and manuscripts focusing on art, history, literature, music and science has announced the opportunity to own several pieces of exceedingly rare memorabilia about the Titanic. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 6/6/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 6, 2016

Summertime is here, what with Memorial Day and all that it encompasses, and we can think of no better seasonal activity than taking in some local theater. No matter where you are in the Volunteer State, Tennessee theater companies are ready and willing to help transport you to a different world, another time and place where your life can be is transformed magically on a stage very near you! (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, June 20, 2016
by - Jun 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, June 20, 2016! (more...)

Erin Markey, Josh Sharp, April Kidwell, and More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS on 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2016

Erin Markey, Josh Sharp, April Kidwell, Michael Cyril Creighton and Phillip Taratula will join the cast of the sixth annual "Night Of A Thousand Judys" - the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre. The event will take place at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Center (129 West 67th Street in Manhattan) on Monday, June 6. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/4/2016
by - Jun 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/4/2016. (more...)

Andrea McArdle & Sally Struthers Will Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse sets sail with the delightful, Tony Award-winning Anything Goes June 15 to July 9. This splendid madcap musical comedy stars Broadway's Andrea McArdle as Reno Sweeney and features two-time Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers as Evangeline Harcourt. The pair are currently leading ANYTHING GOES at Gateway Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Summer Stages: No Rest for the Opera Crowd in the Northeast This Summer
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 21, 2016

Although the solstice doesn't officially appear for another week or so, the summer opera clock is already ticking. There's a plethora of performances going on all over New York City, in addition to interesting, entertaining and fascinating productions that are just a hop, skip and jump away. Among them: Lincoln Center's Lincoln Center Festival and Mostly Mozart and On Site Opera's West Village venue, to the more bucolic realms of Bard SummerScape in Dutchess County (NY) for Mascagni and Caramoor in Katonah (NY) for Rossini and Beethoven. (more...)

Barrett Foa & Marissa Mulder Join 2016 NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Barrett Foa and Marissa Mulder will join Annie Golden, Lillias White, Alice Ripley, Nathan Lee Graham, Vivian Reed, Lady Rizo,Gay Marshall, Carol Lipnik, Rob Maitner, Gabrielle Stravelli, T. Oliver Reid and Nadia Quinn & Ahna O'Reilly with the Playbillies to headline the sixth annual 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' - the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre. (more...)

BWW Review: Fabulous Voices Can't Save Dull, Unoriginal IF/THEN at PPAC
by Robert Barossi - Jun 16, 2016

It's always a challenge to find a fresh, new, innovate way to tell a story. It seems at times like every story out there has already been told so the only option is to tell it again, but tell it differently. Use a storytelling technique that excites and engages the audience, and maybe it won't even matter what the story is. That idea, while it might sound good, just doesn't work in reality, as demonstrated by the current touring production of If/Then, now playing at Providence Performing Arts Center. The interesting way of telling the story just can't mask the fact that the story being told is incredibly ordinary, unoriginal and dull. (more...)

VIDEO: 13-Year-Old Slams Donald Trump on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
by - Jun 15, 2016

A 13-year-old brings some clean humor to the America's Got Talent stage. Still, Donald Trump needs to watch out! Watch the stand-up routine below. (more...)

VINIQ GLOW Special Recipe for National Martini Day on June 19th
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 15, 2016

National Martini Day is Sunday, June 19th. Celebrate with the 'Summer Peach Martini' using Viniq Glow, a shimmery fusion of premium vodka, Moscato and natural fruit flavor. (more...)

Broadway's Brian D'Arcy James to Guest-Star on TNT Oriignal Pilot CIVIL
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Brian D'Arcy James (Spotlight, Smash, Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN) will guest-star the pilot, which will also feature Enrique Murciano (Bloodline, Collateral Beauty) in a lead rol (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS, THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has announced the Stratford Festival's 2017 season, an exploration of identity as Canada marks the 150th anniversary of its birth as a nation. (more...)

Joseph W. Cotchett Pens THE PEOPLE VS. GREED
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The author is Joseph W. Cotchett - He has a legendary reputation and is considered one of the country's foremost trial lawyers. The National Law Journal has called him one of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America. He has been in the top 100 attorneys selection by the Los Angeles Daily Journal and Fellow of many prestigious bar organizations. He received the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award by Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, the Anti-Defamation League's Distinguished Jurisprudence Award, honored by Disability Rights Advocates, inducted into the National Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame and was awarded the prestigious Clarence Darrow Award. He was a former Special Forces Paratrooper Officer and JAGC Commander, awarded the Legion of Merit. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Public Theater's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Takes Opening Night Bows in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 14, 2016

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW began performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production officially opened last night, June 13 and will run through Sunday, June 26. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for THE TAMING OF THE SHREW in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 14, 2016

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW began performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production officially opened last night, June 13 and will run through Sunday, June 26. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night red carpet below! (more...)

Jo-Ann Parylak and Jackie Rioux Pen DEAR DAYCARE PARENT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ The authors of Dear Daycare Parent: The Must-have Guide to Daycare for Working Parents, recognized an information gap in the parenting book market. Parents could learn all about different teaching philosophies or get guidance on how to raise their kids, but no one was talking to them about how to handle the daycare experience: until now. (more...)

Broadway Director Scott Ellis to Helm NBC's A FEW GOOD MEN LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

At today's Variety's annual TV Summit held at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, playwright Aaron Sorkin revealed the news that Scott Ellis will direct NBC's upcoming live adaptation of A FEW GOOD MEN. (more...)

Summer Stages: Something for Everyone at Middlesex County Plays-in-the-Park
by Michael T. Mooney - Jun 14, 2016

It's summer in New Jersey and that means it's time to grab the lawn chairs and experience outdoor theatre with THE LITTLE MERMAID, SISTER ACT and SOUTH PACIFIC. (more...)

IMAX China Unveils 2016 Summer Chinese Local-Language Film Slate
by Movies News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and IMAX China Holding Inc. (HKSE.1970) announced that four Chinese titles will be digitally re-mastered in the immersive IMAX format and released in more than 290 IMAX theatres across China this summer. (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, June 27, 2016
by - Jun 13, 2016

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, June 27, 2016! (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)(REVISED)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage production of The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (abridged)(revised). Located on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township, this stunning venue is the perfect setting for The Shakespeare Theatre's summer show, beginning on June 22nd and continuing through July 31st. (more...)

Business Leaders Submit Commitment Letter to Sustainable Development at United Nations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

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Photo Flash: SPEAKING IN TONGUES and RUBEN GUTHRIE at Matrix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Head over to the Matrix Theatre in June for a mini Australian theater festival, when L.A.'s Australian Theatre Company presents a 'Double Feature' of two celebrated Australian plays that were made into movies and ATC's second annual free reading series - all over the course of 3-1/2 weeks. Opening with Speaking in Tonguesby Andrew Bovell on June 6 and the U.S. premiere of Ruben Guthrie by Brendan Cowell on June 7, performances of the two plays continue in repertory through June 28, with a free "Works by Women" reading series taking place every Wednesday evening. (more...)

The National Arts Festival's Think!Fest to Offer Fascinating Food for Thought
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

With South Africa facing complex, challenging and invigorating times, this year's Think!Fest, the annual series of panel discussions and debates held as part of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, promises to grapple with some of the burning issues on the country's agenda. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Ensemble Theater's THE MARVIN GAYE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor continues the 40th Anniversary Season (The Season of Greatest Hits) with The Marvin Gaye Story (Don't Talk About My Father Because God Is My Friend), written by Jackie Taylor and directed by Daryl D. Brooks. The Marvin GayeStory (Don't Talk About My Father Because God Is My Friend) will be performed at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, June 12 - July 10, 2016. The official press opening is Sunday, June 12 at 3:00 pm. Preview dates for the production are June 4, 5, 10 and 11. (more...)

Shea's 710 Theatre Sets Fifth Show of 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Boasting an official new name "Shea's 710 Theatre" has announced the fifth show in its 2016 - 17 Frey Electric Construction Co. Season: The Other Mozart, the true and untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus - a prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer who performed throughout Europe with her brother to equal acclaim but her work and her story faded away lost to history. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions to Welcome Comedian Jackie Kashian, 6/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions will present comedian Jackie Kashian on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 at 8pm.  Ms. Kashian will be the fourth performer in Amphibian's 2016 stand-up series. (more...)

Registration Now Open for 2016 Queer Youth Theater Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Registration is now open for the 2016 Queer Youth Theater Conference (Conference), an annual gathering of artists, activists, educators, directors, students, and community organizers. The Conference is an annual event of the Pride Youth Theater Alliance (PYTA), a growing network that advances the practice of Queer Youth Theater by providing emerging and established leaders in the field with resources and opportunities to exchange collaborate and learn. The 2016 Conference will be held in Memphis, TN on August 18-21, at Playhouse On The Square - a PYTA Member Organization and 2015 Incubator Fund Grantee. (more...)

BONNIE AND CLYDE to Run 6/17-26 at Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

 It's a love story that quickly spirals out of control into crime and violence - leading to only one possible ending.  Pierrot Productions presents "Bonnie and Clyde, The Musical" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Fridays, June 17 and 24 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, June 18 and 25 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, June 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.  A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on June 17. (more...)

Grand Performances to Kick Off 30th Season in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

?Amidst the bustling traffic of The Broad and MOCA Grand lies a summer urban oasis of music, dance, multimedia, and spoken word where shows are always free and open to the public. Hailed as the "Best Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series," Grand Performances returns this June for its 30th Anniversary season with an international and local lineup of artists that reflect the diversity and cultural depth of Los Angeles. (more...)

Soho Rep Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Sarah Benson and Executive Director Cynthia Flowers, Soho Rep. has continually produced work by bold artists who harness the intimate power of the organization's own 73-seat black box theater, as well as other spaces, to create transformative experiences. Soho Rep.'s 2016-17 season, announced today, comprises two ambitious new works-both characterized by inventive theatrical forms, holistic collaborations, and striking original music-along with an opportunity to get the first 'work-in-process' look at a new commission by a celebrated playwright. (more...)

Carrie Fisher, Sarah Silverman and More Announced for 'Just For Laughs Festival', 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Quebec, continues to roll out the biggest names in comedy as they add even more star power to the 80-plus shows already announced for Montreal this summer. (more...)

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