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Twitter Watch: Broadway Reacts To Trump's Election Win
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Well, it's finally over! After what feels like an unprecedentedly long election cycle, Donald Trump has been elected President of The United States of America! The Broadway community has been incredibly vocal in its support of Hillary Clinton as a result of some of the dangerous and discriminatory rhetoric preached by the opposing candidate. (more...)

30th Israel Film Festival In Los Angeles To Feature Natalie Portman, Sharon Stone, Jewish Federation, And More, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman will be honored with the 2016 Israel Film Festival Achievement in Film Award, Oscar nominated and Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning actress Sharon Stone will receive the 2016 Israel Film Festival Career Achievement Award and Jay Sanderson will accept the 2016 Israel Film Festival Community Leadership Award on behalf of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, at the 30th Anniversary of the Israel Film Festival. (more...)

Plexxi Showcases Integrated Networking for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016


THE OTHER CINDERELLA to Waltz Into Black Ensemble Theater This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor continue the 40th Anniversary Season (The Season of Greatest Hits) with the family-friendly, holiday favorite The Other Cinderella, written by Jackie Taylor and directed by Jackie Taylor and Rueben Echoles. (more...)

Cheryl Ann Allen Will Star in Pair of Shows in the Upcoming Months in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will star in two shows this November and December. On November 12 at 3PM she will bring back her beloved one woman tribute Sophie Tucker In Person at the Ziegfeld Society at Lang Hall at Hunter College, 69th and Lexington. Tickets are $23 and available by visiting Ms. Allen will also return to the stage with her new show she recently debuted called, I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will be performed at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) on Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, December 14 at 6:30pm. Tickets are $18 (plus a two-drink minimum). For information and reservations visit She will be accompanied by talented Joel Martin on piano for both shows. (more...)

VIDEO: Laura Benanti Returns as 'Melania Trump' for Colbert's Live Election Special
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Live from Trump Tower, Stephen Colbert had an exclusive interview with Melania Trump (Broadway's Laura Benanti) to discuss her election day vote alongside husband Donald Trump, as well as her new role as First Lady. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cultural Council of PB County Hosts Season's First CULTURE & COCKTAILS at the Colony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that the first Conversation of the new season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS attracted more than 80 people last Monday to The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

"First They Greet You, Then They Eat You": BLOOD DINER, THE PRINCESS BRIDE, and More at the Alamo Drafthouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Alamo Drafthouse is now open for business in Downtown Brooklyn, featuring a program of new releases and classic film events. This week brings exciting new releases to the Alamo, including Denis Villeneuve's ARRIVAL and Todd Rohal's UNCLE KENT 2, with an even more exciting roster of special screenings and film events. (more...)

British Artificial Intelligence Firm Announces Exclusive License Agreement with Janssen for Clinical Stage Drug Candidates, Facilitated by Johnson & Johnson Innovation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016


Peter Hollens First Christmas Album A HOLLENS FAMILY CHRISTMAS Is A Tribute to Fans
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Some people know how to send just the right gift, how to find the perfect greeting for the holidays. Classically trained A Cappella singer and YouTube wizard Peter Hollens is among them, sharing A Hollens Family Christmas, his first-ever holiday offering and a heartfelt take on the season's brightest and most hopeful songs. The album is also a tribute to his connections to the millions of fans who asked again and again for a Christmas album; Hollens has dedicated his astonishing career to responding to his listeners' requests. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Verge Theater is reprising local playwright and funny man Ryan Cassavaugh's hilarious holiday farce.  (more...)

BWW Review: Laughter Amidst the Tears and Fears in MALA
by Nancy Grossman - Nov 8, 2016

ArtsEmerson presents the world premiere of Melinda Lopez's one-woman play MALA. Ostensibly autobiographical, it is an honest representation of the ups and downs of one woman's journey as she bears witness to the most ordinary, shared human experience, the act of dying. As playwright, she incorporates a cultural sensibility; as actor, she is deeply in touch with the mixed emotions that are part and parcel of this bumpy ride. This full-length monologue is powerful and compelling. (more...)

The Ziegfeld Society Presents SOPHIE TUCKER: IN PERSON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Ziegfeld Society of New York City presents Cheryl Ann Allen in SOPHIE TUCKER: IN PERSON. (more...)

LaChanze, Anthony Rapp, Jennifer Damiano and More Sign on for ROCKERS ON BROADWAY Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Path Fund Inc. has announced additional stars for the 23rd Annual ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: AMERICAN ROCK & ROLL. (more...)

BWW Review: STREB EXTREME ACTION Brings Power and Artistry to Movement at the Kennedy Center
by Pamela Roberts - Nov 7, 2016

With pure kinetic energy and abounding bravery to boot, it is no wonder the performers of STREB Extreme Action are billed as Action Heroes. The company's three performances of the new work SEA (SINGULAR EXTREME ACTIONS) on November 4-5 at the Eisenhower Theatre marked STREB Extreme Action's Kennedy Center debut. (more...)

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT to Present Holiday Star-Studded Spectacular, 12/19
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

On the heels of the show's most successful season in five years, Nick Cannon hosts an astounding evening with a talented cast of performers coming together for a special one-night only “America's Got Talent Holiday Spectacular.” (more...)

'Tis the Season for CBS'S Holiday Programming!
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

CBS continues its tradition as a holiday destination with merry holiday programming that kicks off with THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS, followed by beloved animated classics and festive specials. (more...)

20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS Launches Awards Season With Star-Studded Evening
by Movies News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

'The 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards' Presented by Virginia Black brought together Hollywood's elite to honor and preview the year's most talked about and highly anticipated actors, actresses, films and those who help bring them to life. (more...)

ORPHANS & OUTSIDERS to Make World Premiere This Week at the John Cullum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Beginning this Thursday, November 10, the John Cullum Theatre will host the world premiere of Orphans & Outsiders, a new play that speaks to America's divisive political climate. (more...)

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Reverend Billy and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from November 9-20. Scroll down for details! (more...)

by Don Grigware - Nov 7, 2016

For the second year in a row the Pink Lady Jackie Goldberg presented an attention-grabbing Senior Talent Competition. This year's show was very different, as it had two contests on two separate days, one on Saturday November 5 and the other on Sunday November 6 at the Wadsworth Theatre in West LA, and included an endearing salute to our veterans. (more...)

Sneak Peek: Bravo's REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA Returns 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

Bravo Media shakes up Sunday nights with a double dose of Atlanta attitude. 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' season nine premieres Sunday, November 6 at 8pm ET/PT with cast members Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Phaedra Parks, Porsha Williams, and Shereè Whitfield returning as a full-time housewife. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Boston (more...)

Lynn University to Launch 2016-17 Theatre Series with Capitol Steps and PIAF! THE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

?Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will kick-off the season with two great shows in October and November. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Celebrate New Comedy Album THE GAY AGENDA at OASIS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

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 return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) for a fifth appearance today, November 5 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Matthew Martin and Intensive Claire to Join THE MEETING for San Francisco Return 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

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 return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) for a fifth appearance on Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 PM. The performance will celebrate the release of Sayre's debut comedy album  The Gay Agenda, which is available on iTunes, the show's website and at upcoming appearances. The New York run of The Meeting*, which just opened its eights and final season at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, has been sold out since the New York Times "Arts & Leisure" piece ran September 2014. Special musical guests for the Oasis performance will be Matthew Martin and Intensive Claire. Tickets are $20 and are available at (more...)

Rose Theater Welcomes Team for PRANCER This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Making its world debut on The Rose stage, Prancer, a stage play based on the cherished holiday film, features a heartwarming story and breathtaking puppetry to bring light to the holiday season.The show will run at The Rose, Nov. 25 through Dec. 18, 2016. (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith and Amanda Ripley Set for Live-Streamed, Post-Show Talk at NOTES FROM THE FIELD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will host a special post-performance conversation between Anna Deavere Smith and The Atlantic journalist and New York Times bestselling author, Amanda Ripley, one of the interview subjects Ms. Smith portrays in her acclaimed new work, NOTES FROM THE FIELD. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Natalie Portman Stars as Former First Lady in JACKIE
by Movies News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Fox Searchlight Pictures has shared an all-new trailer for Jackie, starring Natalie Portman as the former First Lady. The film hits select theaters on December 2, 2016. (more...)

BWW Blog: Kellie Williams - Broadway Advocacy Coalition's THE INVITATION: Political Participation
by Guest Blogger: Kellie Williams - Nov 14, 2016

On Sunday November 6th, the Broadway Advocacy Coalition held the first in a series of monthly events called The Invitation. The theme was Political Participation. The Coalition has teamed up with professors, lawyers, and students at Columbia Law School in an effort to bring the arts and policies together. The Broadway Advocacy Coalition was formed after a social media post from Amber Iman became a movement. Her fellow Broadway actors Adrienne Warren, Britton Smith, Cameron J. Ross, Christian Dante White, and Jackie Bell came together with her to organize an event to bring to light the plight of Black people in America. After the success of that first event, Broadway for Black Lives Matter, they decided to expand their programming to include The Invitation. (more...)

Sting Announces Theatre, Club and Arena Tour in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Following the recent release of Sting's highly anticipated rock/pop album 57th & 9th, Cherrytree Management and Live Nation today confirmed that Sting will take to the road in 2017 (more...)

Pele and Muhammad Ali Memorabilia Up for Auction in ICONS & IDOLS: SPORTS 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house to the stars, has announced Icons & Idols: Sports 2016, an unprecedented collection of sports memorabilia to be offered at auction on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre Launches ADMIT ONE Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Auditorium Theatre launches ADMIT ONE, a new initiative that provides community groups with the opportunity to experience music and dance at the National Historic Landmark. The ADMIT ONE program covers tickets, as well as transportation costs to and from the theatre, to underserved Chicagoland after-school and neighborhood groups and social service agencies. In addition, some groups will experience pre-show engagements and in-community residencies organized by the Auditorium Theatre's Creative Engagement Department. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016


by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Alexander Children's Theatre School (ACTS), in residence at the Umbrella Community Arts Center (40 Stow Street, Concord, MA), is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for their upcoming production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. (more...)

CBS Gives Full Season Orders to Freshman Series THE GREAT OUTDOORS and MAN WITH A PLAN
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

CBS announced today full-season pick-ups for THE GREAT INDOORS and MAN WITH A PLAN, ordering six more episodes of both freshman comedies that premiered late in the fall, on Oct. 27 and Oct. 24, respectively. (more...)

West End Star Simon Lipkin Joins the Cast of DISASTER! as Rehearsals Begin for London Production
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

West End star Simon Lipkin (Nathan Detroit alongside Rebel Wilson in Guys & Dolls, the title role in The Lorax, Barlow the Dog in I Can't Sing, Lonny in Rock Of Ages, Trekkie Monster in Avenue Q)  has joined the cast of DISASTER! as rehearsals get underway in London. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/12/2016
by - Nov 12, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/12/2016. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Marks 37th Season at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Nothing says the holidays like South Coast Repertory's production of A Christmas Carol, an Orange County family favorite since 1980. John-David Keller directs the Charles Dickens' classic, adapted by Jerry Patch, with performances on the Segerstrom Stage Nov. 25-Dec. 24. Hal Landon Jr. is Ebenezer Scrooge, the "Bah! Humbug!" miser who has a yuletide change of heart. Tickets are available at (more...)

Canon U.S.A. Awarded 'Best Marketing Strategy' by the Independent Dealer Community at The Cannata Report's 31st Annual Awards and Charities Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016


FOX Announces New & Returning Thanksgiving & Holiday Favorites
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

FOX will air new and returning Thanksgiving and holiday favorites throughout the months of November and December. (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart, BROADWAY LOVES BRITNEY and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

FSLC to Present Going Steadi: 40 Years of Steadicam This December
by Movies News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Going Steadi: 40 Years of Steadicam, a celebration of the groundbreaking filmmaking tool that made possible many of cinema's most iconic shots, December 16 - January 3. (more...)

Jonathan Abarbanel and Derrick Sanders Set for Post-Show Talk at Raven's RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

A third audience engagement event has been added to the list of special events surrounding Raven Theatre's production of Red Velvet, which details the story of Ira Aldridge, who in 1833 became the first black actor to play Othello on a London stage. (more...)

Connecticut Rep's AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY Announces Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the cast of Georges Feydeau's 'An Absolute Turkey,' adapted from Le Dindon by Nicki Frei and Peter Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Mark Linn-Baker, Barbara Walsh, Garth Kravits and More for New Victory LabWorks' Reading of Andrew Gerle's THE GREAT BLUENESS 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The New Victory Theater, a leading presenter of Theater for Young Audiences, is presenting a special invitational reading of The Great Blueness, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Andrew Gerle (Meet John Doe) on Thursday, November 10, 2016, as part of the 2016-17 New Victory LabWorks Artists series. (more...)

Lineup Complete for 8th Annual BROADWAY CAN! for City Harvest
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The 8th Annual Broadway Can! concert for City Harvest will be presented at Don't Tell Mama on Monday, November 14th at 7pm.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: ROCKERS ON BROADWAY on Day 2 of Rehearsals
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 10, 2016

The Path Fund Inc held its second rehearsal for the the Annual ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: AMERICAN ROCK & ROLL to be presented on Monday, November 14, 2016 at Le Poisson Rouge. ROCKERS ON BROADWAY, the original Broadway rock concert series, is a fun and unique charity event that features Broadway's best rockers performing classic American Rock & Roll to benefit Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS and non-profit performing arts education programs. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, presents the holiday favorite It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. (more...)

The Kings of Kilburn High Road at the Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Livin' Dred Theatre Company present The Kings of the Kilburn High Road at The Everyman this November, for 5 nights only. (more...)

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