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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

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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...)

BWW Review: THE WILD PARTY: RSVP Now!
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...)

SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The 2016 Drama League Award Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award were just announced this morning at Sardi's, by Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and James Monroe Iglehart. Check out the full list of nominees below! (more...)

THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS, ARRABAL & More Included in The A.R.T.'s 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, announces its 2016/17 Season, including:  (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with the Cast of SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

On Tuesday, April 26 (1pm), join us for a Career Conversations with Danielle Brooks currently starring in The Color Purple, moderated by BroadwayWorld.com's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' The event will take place at The New School - University Center (63 Fifth Avenue). (more...)

AMC Releases Key Art for Upcoming Series FEED THE BEAST
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Today, AMC released the official key art for the network's upcoming original scripted series FEED THE BEAST in anticipation of the series premiere on Tuesday, May 31 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Will Set Sail at Lyric Stage in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Although it has been revived in New York three times - twice on Broadway and once Off-Broadway - and is frequently produced by community and school groups, ANYTHING GOES has not been seen in its original form since it closed on Broadway in 1935.  The original 1934 version of ANYTHING GOES will set sail at Lyric Stage June 17-26, 2016 in the Irving Arts Center's Carpenter Performance Hall.  Tickets are available online @ www.lyricstage.org or by calling 972-252-2787.  (more...)

DreamWorks Animation's KUNG FU PANDA 3 Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD
by Movies News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

DreamWorks Animation's KUNG FU PANDA 3 is not only one of the best reviewed films of the year, but also one of the top five grossing films of 2016 worldwide. (more...)

Multiple Award-Winners Laurie Krauz & Daryl Kojak To Celebrate 25-Year Collaboration in NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS Series at Metropolitan Room, 5/13 at 7 pm
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

In 1991, after having performed as a jazz vocalist in the New York nightclub scene for about five years, Laurie Krauz was searching for a new musical director-and a new musical direction. She had cast a wide net until a friend recommended Daryl Kojak and Laurie scheduled a getting-to-know-you session. 'I don't exactly recall the first song we worked on together but I felt as if I was being levitated off the floor when he played for me,' Laurie remembers. 'It was magic and it has remained magic for a 25 years.' Now Krauz and Kojak will display what Laurie calls 'A collaboration for the ages' at the Metropolitan Room on May 13 at 7 pm in the ninth show of the critically acclaimed monthly series, New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits. (more...)

Michael Cerveris & Seth Rudetsky Coming to CLO Cabaret This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO will host an exclusive evening with Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris (Fun Home) and co-creator/star of DISASTER! Seth Rudetsky at the CLO Cabaret on May 23. This exciting fundraiser will support Pittsburgh CLO's continuing commitment to the fostering of new musicals for Pittsburgh and beyond. (more...)

John C. McGinley to Star in New IFC Comedy Horror Series STAN AGAINST EVIL
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

IFC announced today that critically-acclaimed actor John C. McGinley has been cast as the lead in their new scripted comedy-horror series, STAN AGAINST EVIL. (more...)

BWW Interview: From Bill Gates to King George III- HAMILTON's Rory O'Malley Reflects on His Royally Wacky Spring
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 19, 2016

Just weeks ago he was preparing to make his Broadway return in NERDS. Now he is starring in the most popular show on Broadway. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Tony Award-nominee Rory O'Malley recently began his reign as King George in the Broadway musical Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 W. 46 St). Mr. O'Malley steps into the role that was previously played by Jonathan Groff, Brian d'Arcy James and Andrew Rannells. How did he end up here? O'Malley explains in the full interview below! (more...)

John C. McGinley to Star in IFC's STAN AGAINST EVIL
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

IFC announced today that critically-acclaimed actor John C. McGinley has been cast as the lead in their new scripted comedy-horror series, Stan Against Evil. (more...)

BWW Recap: Because ... Everything on THE GOOD WIFE
by Jacqueline Bublitz - Apr 18, 2016

Something is about to end. Sure it's just a TV show. But it's seven years of TV show. Seven years of the best TV show I've ever watched. I need a wine for this … (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 4/18/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 18, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Theater Craft Inc. Stages Two Shows This Weekend
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 18, 2016

Nashville's Theater Craft, Inc. presents two new shows this weekend - April 21-23: Go From Here: The Music & Lyrics of Carolyn German and Improv Binge Watch! featuring the Spontaneous Comedy Company. The shows will be presented at the iconic Darkhorse Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: HAY FEVER Is A Hilarious Look At When Bohemia Meets High Society
by Jade Kops - Apr 17, 2016

Imara Savage's (Director) staging of Noel Coward's HAY FEVER for Sydney Theatre Company proves the farcical comedy of manners, written in 1925, is truly timeless. (more...)

BWW Interview: Fort Worth's JFK, the World of Contemporary Opera and American Lyric Theater's Lawrence Edelson
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 15, 2016

The premiere of JFK in Fort Worth on April 23 is a big step forward for composer David T. Little and librettist Royce Vavrek--who made a splash in contemporary opera circles with their post-apocalyptic DOG DAYS--as their first 'grand' opera. It's also a major leap for American Lyric Theater (ALT), and its founder and artistic director, Lawrence Edelson, which co-commissioned the work with the Fort Worth Opera. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 4/18 - 4/29 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 4/18 - 4/29, airing on NBC (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Live Arts Theatre's THE HOT L BALTIMORE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Live Arts Theatre presents Lanford Wilson classic 'The Hot L Baltimore'. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DON'T TAKE ME OVER at Black Ensemble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor continue the 40th Anniversary Season (The Season of Greatest Hits) with DON'T MAKE ME OVER (In Tribute to Dionne Warwick), written by Jackie Taylorand directed by Rueben Echoles. DON'T MAKE ME OVER (In Tribute to Dionne Warwick) runs at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, now through May 15, 2016. The official press opening is Sunday, April 17 at 3:00 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tiffany Haddish and Lil Rel Howery Join 24/7 ComedyFest at Orleans Arena
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

A night of laughter is in store as top comedians Billy Gardell, Jackie 'The Joke Man' Martling, Frank Caliendo and more join forces for the 24/7 ComedyFest at the Orleans Arena on April 23. (more...)

Larry King & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

BWW Review: IF/THEN Will Leave You Questioning 'What If?'
by Alan Henry - Apr 14, 2016

If/Then, a musical from the creators of Next to Normal and the director of Rent, opened last night at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto. The show, which was written as a star vehicle for Idina Menzel, is one of the most exhilarating new musicals I've seen in a decade – and mere moments in any concerns that the show lacks something without a celebrity in the lead were put to rest. (more...)

Black Ensemble Theater to Host 11th Annual Black Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater announces its 11th annual Black Playwrights Festival, April 24-27, 2016, as part of the company's Black Playwrights Initiative (BPI).  (more...)

CBS's FACE THE NATION is #1 Sunday Morning Public Affairs Program with Over 3.7 M Viewers
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

CBS News' FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program in viewers and second in adults 25-54 (tied) according to Nielsen live (more...)

Opera News: Ft. Worth Opera Presents the World Premiere of JFK Opera, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Fort Worth Opera will inaugurate the tenth anniversary Festival season and celebrate the culmination of the first phase of its Opera of the Americas initiative with the world premiere of JFK - a FWOpera and American Lyric Theater co-commission - by the acclaimed creative duo of David T. Little and Royce Vavrek, beginning April 23, 2016. (more...)

Helane Blumfield to Return to Don't Tell Mama with CALL ME H!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Singer Helane Blumfield returns to Don't Tell Mama in May with a new, second solo show, "Call Me H!" (more...)

Guthrie Theater to Use $1 Million Mellon Foundation Grant for Groundbreaking Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The Guthrie Theater today announced it has been awarded a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to underwrite a groundbreaking initiative for the theater's entire ninth floor, home to the 200-seat Dowling Studio, the Citizens of Minnesota Overlook - a signature feature of the lobby known as the 'amber box' - and a unique retractable wall that unifies the performance space with its lobby. (more...)

ANASTASIA Musical Set for Extended Stay at Hartford Stage This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Fans just gained eight more chances to see the new ANASTASIA musical at Hartford Stage! (more...)

Theater Craft, Inc. to Host Series of Shows Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Theater Craft, Inc, presents two exciting new shows, over 3 evenings, April 21, 22 & 23.  (more...)

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Welcomes HER AGAIN - BECOMING MERYL STREEP Author Michael Schulman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

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 author Michael Schulman who discusses his new book "Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep." He also talks about his work in The New York Times and "You Like Me," the annual evening of acceptance speeches he co-produces in New York. Also, Justin muses on gays and their favorite iconic divas. The show is available on iTunes here.   (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jonathan Groff Passes on the Crown to Rory O'Malley - King George III the Fourth - at #Ham4Ham
by Stage Tube - Apr 13, 2016

Good news - Hamilton's digital lottery is officially continuing on from winter, meaning that fans can enter online daily for a chance to see one of Broadway's biggest hits. Better news - this means that digital #Ham4Ham is also happening, featuring surprise performances from the cast. Today's video features the coronation of new 'King George' Rory O'Malley (who started performances in HAMILTON on Monday) by former ruler Jonathan Groff. Check it out below! (more...)

Jen Cody, Hunter Foster, Josh Grisetti, Ann Harada, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Murney, Ken Page and More Headed to The Muny's 98th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that The Muny has announced a star-stuffed first round of principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season! (more...)

The CW Will Bring Back Emmy-Winning Sketch Comedy Series MADtv
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Emmy Award-winning sketch comedy series MADtv is returning to television, making the jump to primetime with eight all-new one-hour episodes on The CW Network; a premiere date and time for the series, from Telepictures, will be announced at a later date. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts to Present Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents the fourth production in its innovative and award-winning ONSTAGE Series with the Tony award-winning rock musical, AMERICAN IDIOT, music by Green Day, lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong, book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer, musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. AMERICAN IDIOT will preview on Friday, April 29 (with a press opening on Saturday, April 30 at 8pm) and will run through Sunday, May 15 - ONSTAGE at LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mary Testa in PERICLES at Two River Theatre 4/16 to 5/8
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 12, 2016

We interviewed Mary Testa who will perform in Two River Theater's production of 'Pericles' from April 16th to May 8th. Testa spoke to us about her career, the show and working on the Red Bank stage. (more...)

T.J. Miller Drops Out of 24/7 ComedyFest at Orleans Arena; New All-Star Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

A night of laughter is in store as top comedians Billy Gardell, Jackie 'The Joke Man' Martling Frank Caliendo and more join forces for the 24/7 ComedyFest at the Orleans Arena on April 23. There has been a change to the original lineup -- due to unforeseen circumstances, T.J. Miller will no longer be performing at the event. (more...)

MLB Sponsors 30 Scholars, Donates $1 Million to Jackie Robinson Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

As the baseball world prepares for Jackie Robinson Day, the 13th annual MLB celebration of Jackie Robinson's enduring legacy, Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) announced today that MLB has increased its financial commitment to the Foundation and that the two organizations will expand their programmatic partnership beginning this year. (more...)

Bernie vs. Hillary, Larry King & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

Brian Mullin's WE WAIT IN JOYFUL HOPE to Play Theatre503 This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Brian Mullin's debut drama is a frank and wry portrait of modern feminism, friendship and one extraordinary woman, determined to take on the world. WE WAIT IN JOYFUL HOPE is a funny and touching exploration of religion and capitalism in contemporary America. (more...)

The CW to Revive MADTV
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Emmy Award-winning sketch comedy series MADtv is returning to television, making the jump to primetime with eight all-new one-hour episodes on The CW Network; a premiere date and time for the series, from Telepictures, will be announced at a later date.  (more...)

Brave New World Rep to Premiere Charles L. Mee's THE IMMORTALS in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Brooklyn's acclaimed Brave New World Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of THE IMMORTALS, a trilogy of one-act plays by legendary Brooklyn playwright Charles L. Mee, presented over three weeks, May 11-26 at Glasshouse, a unique art/performance space in Williamsburg, including five free performances open to the public. (more...)

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