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Photo Flash: First Look at Eddie George and More in Nashville Rep's A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Nashville Rep presents A Raisin in the Sun now running through April 15, 2017, starring NFL player Eddie George as Walter Lee Younger.  Check out a first look below! (more...)

BWW Review: Actors Bridge and Belmont Theatre Team Up for Provocative and Moving AMISH PROJECT
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 8, 2017

Actors Bridge Ensemble - Nashville's most forward-thinking and cutting-edge professional theater company - teams up once again with Belmont University Department of Theatre and Dance to celebrate their tenth anniversary as artistic collaborators with Jessica Dickey's The Amish Project, a moving and provocative presentation that allows the two companies' strengths to be fully on display, giving audiences much to consider in the post-show haze of introspection and remembrance. (more...)

Ken Burns Visits Ann Arbor for Special Preview of Upcoming PBS Documentary Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

America's most acclaimed filmmaker and former Ann Arbor resident, Ken Burns, will pay a special visit to his hometown on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, to preview and discuss his latest film, The Vietnam War airing on PBS stations nationwide in September 2017. During the event, which will take place at the Michigan Theater, Burns will also present a showcase of his work and discuss with the audience his upcoming projects and his work as a filmmaker and historian. Tickets are available at http://dptv.org/vietnam. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Go Behind the Chansons with A SONG GOES ROUND THE WORLD, Coming to the Gatehouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2017

A Song Goes Round The World will be opening at Upstairs at the Gatehouse from April 25. It features French chansons stemming from the 1930s around the time of the Holocaust, which will be sung by Daniel Donskoy, who will be joined by a special guest each evening to sing with him. These will be sung in Yiddish, German and English. Get an exclusive look behind the scenes with Donskoy and the company below! (more...)

GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM, Starring Harvey Fierstein, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Public Theater announced today a one-week extension for the world premiere of GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM, written by Martin Sherman and directed by Sean Mathias. The show officially opened on Wednesday, April 5, and was previously extended through Sunday, May 14. It will now run an additional week through Sunday, May 21. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 4/10 - 4/14 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 4/10 - 4/14, airing on ABC (more...)

Photo Flash: Ready, Set GLOW! Netflix Shares First Images from New Comedy Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The gorgeous ladies of wrestling are here and they are ready to rumble! In anticipation of the June 23 premiere of GLOW, Netflix has released a set of first look images from the upcoming comedy series. (more...)

Castillo Theatre to Screen LEGACY LEADERS OF COLOR Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Castillo Theatre presents a special community screening in honor of New Federal Theatre Founder Woodie King Jr., as part of the Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP). The event will be held at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street in Manhattan, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7pm with a panel discussion, film screening, audience Q&A, followed by a reception. (more...)

Collaborative Artists' Production of A SONG GOES ROUND THE WORLD To Open At Upstairs At The Gatehouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Today Collaborative Artists announces that, following a successful run at St James' Studio in 2016, its production of A Song Goes Round The World will open at Upstairs at The Gatehouse from 25 April and run until 30 April. (more...)

Seth Bisen-Hersh Announces 10th Anniversary Showcase Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

On April 27, 2007, Seth Bisen-Hersh produced, emceed and accompanied his first talent showcase at Don't Tell Mama.  Ten years later, he has produced, emceed and accompanied over 450 showcases.  To celebrate the showcase's tenth anniversary, Seth has invited the over 50 showcase alumni to return to the stage for 4 evenings of his songs for: Seth's 10th Anniversary Showcase Concerts!   (more...)

Roanoke Children's Theatre presents ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Join Roanoke Children's Theatre for a fun summer full of music and dancing with ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY. Based on the popular children's book series by Mo Willems, ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY will play May 5-7, 2017 at the Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave SW).  (more...)

Getting to Know...JEFF SWAFFORD of Woodland Entertainment
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 6, 2017

Writer/producer/director Jeff Swafford debuts Crazy All These Years, the stage version of his screenplay which he made into a film last year, at Nashville's Darkhorse Theatre next week for an April 13-22 run. Starring Cinda McCain, Michael Adcock, Jennifer Richmond and Daniel Hackman, Swafford's play is one of Spring 2017's most eagerly anticipated productions. (more...)

Fort Worth Opera Announces Details of Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today details of the company's full line-up of thrilling productions scheduled to take the stage during the 2018 season, running April 27 – May 13. In 2018, the company will offer opera lovers an entirely new Festival experience with the first production of Richard Wagner's magnificent fantasy opera Das Rheingold; Gaetano Donizetti's hysterical bel canto gem, Don Pasquale; and composer Astor Piazzolla's genre-defying tango opera, María de Buenos Aires. The Festival will also usher in the sixth year of Fort Worth Opera's critically-lauded new works showcase, Frontiers, featuring eight unpublished operas from some of the most talented composers and librettists in the 21st-century. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Gordon Bressack Talks About MURDER, ANYONE?
by Don Grigware - Apr 5, 2017

Writer/Director/Producer Gordon Bre4ssack is a veteran of the NY Off-Off Broadway scene as a member of The Playhouse of the Ridiculous. He toured Europe three times with that group and was with them in 1971 when they were all arrested for obscenity in Brussels. He came to Los Angeles in 1983 and was soon hired at Hanna-Barbera writing such shows as 'Scooby- Doo' and 'The Smurfs'. He went on to Warner Bros. Animation and won three Emmys for his work on 'Animaniacs' and 'Pinky & the Brain.' His two previous plays in LA, 'Fuggedaboudit' and 'Missing Dick' were audience and critical favorites. by Steve Peterson (more...)

Photo Flash: The Duchess of Cambridge, Morgan Freeman & More at 42ND STREET West End Opening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Last night, musical 42ND STREET opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London's West End. The show received a royal seal of approval from Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who was given a pair of golden tap shoes by the producers and writer/director Mark Bramble. The Duchess attended the show in her role as Royal Patron of East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH). (more...)

Los Angeles Ballet Gala to Honor Producer Lawrence Bender, Governor Gray Davis, and Sharon Davis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Los Angeles Ballet (LAB) celebrates its Season 11 Gala on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. This year's honorees are Academy Award® nominated film producer Lawrence Bender and Governor Gray Davis & Sharon Davis. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatreworks Silicon Valley presents Musical RAGS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with a musical saga of immigrant America, Rags. From the creators of Fiddler on the Roof and Wicked, this exhilarating musical follows the journey of Jewish immigrants Rebecca and her son David, who find themselves navigating the teeming, turn-of-the-century tenements of New York. A soaring, tuneful score (music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz) illuminates this sweeping saga (book by Joseph Stein) of dreams and disillusions, love lost and inspiration found, and the heart and soul of the American character. It was declared "A winner, warm and witty. You are tempted to rise cheering," by The Mercury News. Rags will be directed by TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, who notes "this production could not be timelier. As America debates immigration policies, what better time to present this deeper look at the newcomer's experience." Performances are April 5-30 (press opening: April 8) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($35-$86) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.orgor call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

Get Ready to Guffaw! Meet the Full Company of PRESENT LAUGHTER, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 5, 2017

Present Laughter, starring Academy Award- and two-time Tony Award-winner Kevin Kline in his triumphant return to Broadway, opens tonight, April 5th, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Present Laughter will play through Sunday, July 2nd. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

We're Funny That Way Festival Returns Featuring Lea DeLaria, Stephen Wallem, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

After a 5-year hiatus, the WE'RE FUNNY THAT WAY Festival returns by popular demand! The legendary LGBTQ+ comedy festival and fundraiser will make its triumphant return on May 3 - 6, 2017 with a variety of comedy, music, and burlesque performances to benefit the We're Funny That Way Foundation. (more...)

Dance Camera West Presents 16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe, Dance Camera West presents the 16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival. (more...)

Cal State Fullerton Presents ANDREW LIPPA'S WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Cal State Fullerton's production of Andrew Lippa's Wild Party, with music, lyrics and book by Andrew Lippa and based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March, is directed by guest artist Jeremy Lewis, choreographed by William F. Lett and with musical direction by Mitchell Hanlon. The musical runs April 21-May 7, 2017 in the Young Theatre on campus. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dick Cavett Talking About Talk Shows At The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 4, 2017

You didn't Have to talk back to your TV last night… Dick Cavett Was “Live” at the Friars Club. The tables, (and microphones) were turned on the legendary Talk Show Host as SIRIUS XM Radio personality Pete Dominick interviewed Mr. Cavett.  The “Monestary” wasn't at all quiet as Friars had a lively Q&A after the interview with the man who had Talk Shows on ABC, CBS, PBS and USA Networks. (more...)

BWW Review: Masterful PIKE ST. at Woolly Mammoth
by Roger Catlin - Apr 3, 2017

Nilaja Sun sits in the chair, absorbed in herself as the audience at Woolly Mammoth takes its seats for her electrifying one-woman 'Pike St.' (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Edie Falco
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Breach Theatre to Bring TANK to HOME Manchester This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Breach Theatre follows up The Beanfield with Tank, which runs for three nights at HOME in Manchester, after its string of four-star reviews at last year's Edinburgh Festival. Performances will play Thursday 4 - Saturday 6 May 2017. (more...)

Jamie Pachino's OTHER THAN HONORABLE to Make World Premiere at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 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...)

Amway Combines The Best Of Nature And Science With The Introduction Of G&H, Effective And Gentle Body Care For The Entire Family
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

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Lady Parts Justice League Announces 'The Vagical Mystery Tour' Ft. Lizz Winstead
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

This summer, Lady Parts Justice League, an organization that delights in exposing sexist shit heads, will hit the road to bring their unique combination of comedy, activism, and on-the-ground support to abortion clinics and audiences across the nation! (more...)

Jackie Adams Relases DOGGERAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Jackie Adams has completed his new book 'Doggeral (Urban Ballads)': a gripping collection of urban ballads, which are art songs and poems that hint at oppression, bewilderment, and hate. (more...)

Sasha Soprano presents THE DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Sasha Soprano presents The Drag Queens of Comedy, in association with Peaches Christ Productions, Friday, May 12 at 7 and 10 p.m., at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. What has become a not-to-be-missed event in San Francisco since 2010, The Drag Queens of Comedy makes its Chicago debut with a line up of the world's most popular drag queen stars. Ticket prices range from $37- $57 with a $100 VIP ticket that includes preferred seating, a signed poster of the event and access to a meet and greet.* Tickets may be purchased at TheDragQueensofComedy.com or by calling 773.935.6875. The performance runs 120 minutes with no intermission, and due to strong language Drag Queens of Comedy is recommended for ages 13 years old and older. (more...)

The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early with A.R. Gurney's Comedy SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 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...)

AMELIE Dreams Her Way to Broadway Tonight- Meet the Company!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 3, 2017

The new Broadway musical, Amelie opens today, April 3, at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Meet the cast before they take their opening bows below! (more...)

Scoop: ROSEWOOD on FOX - Friday, April 7, 2017
by - Apr 3, 2017

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD, airing on FOX on Friday, April 7, 2017! (more...)

Russian Duo Filatov & Karas Release New Single 'Time Won't Wait'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Next up from Russian duo Filatov & Karas is their brand new synth-led single 'Time Won't Wait'. Out now via Ultra, this tune packs in plenty of distinctive vibes with its richly melodic themes. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Presents DOUBLE TAKE, March 30 - Sept. 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Photographs taken in a studio above a cinema in Lebanon and showing people of the same sex kissing or tenderly embracing have gone on display at the National Portrait Gallery, London, it was announced today, Thursday 30 March 2017. (more...)

The Women in Comedy Festival to Give Rita Rudner 2017 Award for Excellence at the Historic Wilbur Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Women in Comedy Festival is pleased to announce that Rita Rudner will be the  2017 recipient of the 2017 Award for Excellence on Saturday, April 22nd. Founded in 2014, The WICF Award is presented annually to a professional in the comedy field who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of women in comedy. Past recipients include Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy, Second City), Jane Lynch (Glee, Best in Show), Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat), and Faith Soloway (Transparent). (more...)

Richard E. Grant to Appear at Music Box Theatre One Night Only for 30th Anniversary Screening of Cult Film WITHNAIL & I
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

TV and film star Richard E. Grant (Logan, Jackie, Girls, Game of Thrones) appears at the Music Box Theatre on Monday, April 24 for a special one-night-only 30th anniversary screening of the cult classic film Withnail & I, which launched Grant's career in 1987. The British black comedy follows two unemployed young actors during what is supposed to be a relaxing getaway weekend to a country cottage. The film will be screened on 35mm, and immediately following Grant will participate in a Q&A with the audience about the film, his career, and first time performing in Chicago for Lyric Opera's My Fair Lady. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Honor Broadway Legend Patti LuPone This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 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...)

Get Ready to Rock with West Bromwich Operatic Society in ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Following their 2016 production of Made In Dagenham, West Bromwich Operatic Society return to the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre stage this month with ROCK OF AGES THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera's Summer Series To Offer Six Free Concerts Featuring Rising Stars
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The 2017 Metropolitan Summer Recital Series will once again bring free outdoor recitals featuring rising young stars of the opera world to New Yorkers in all five boroughs.  The series, now in its ninth year, is presented in collaboration with City Parks Foundation's SummerStage Festival and will feature six free concerts between June 12 and June 24. (more...)

BWW Opera News: Du Yun's ANGEL'S BONE Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Music
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 11, 2017

ANGEL'S BONE, by Du Yun with a libretto by Royce Vavrek was awarded the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Music. The opera--a bold work that that integrates vocal and instrumental elements and a wide range of styles into a harrowing allegory for human trafficking in the modern world--debuted on January 6, 2016 at the Prototype Festival, 3LD Arts and Technology Center in New York. (more...)

DM Playhouse Counting Down to 100th Anniversary with Song
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse is approaching its 100th anniversary, and is starting the celebration early with a special fundraising performance to be held each year leading up to the big day. (more...)

Pulitzer Winner Hilton Als to Stop by STATE OF THE ARTS NYC This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

On Friday April 14th, Hilton Als, writer, photographer, curator and now Pulitzer Prize-winning theatre critic, will talk with host/producer Savona Bailey-McClain at 5 p.m. on WBAI FM Radio. (more...)

Mary Tiffin Pens AT DREAMS' END
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

LEWISBURG, Pa., April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Mary Tiffin, the inventor of RunLites gloves, a wearable technology solution that puts light where it's needed most, has written a new book titled At Dreams' End.A true story about her husband David's battle with cancer, At Dreams' End takes readers on a journey of belief, love and hopethat illustrates both the power of community and the power of prayer. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CRAZY ALL THESE YEARS
by - Apr 10, 2017

Originally shot as a film featuring local actress Cinda McCain, Crazy All These Years is a poignant yet humorous look at life, death and the damage caused by running away from the past. This new drama, described as 'quiet and compelling,' focuses on Ben, a gay man who returns to his small Tennessee hometown to care for his cantankerous dying mother. As they struggle to understand one another, Ben must also examine his previous relationships and the broken hearts left in his wake. (more...)

VIDEO: Showtime Shares Official Trailer for New Drama Series I'M DYING UP HERE
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

SHOWTIME has shared the new trailer for the network's one-hour drama series I'M DYING UP HERE, which will kick off the SHOWTIME summer lineup on Sunday, June 4 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

TCG Publishes Danai Gurira's ECLIPSED and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

TCG has just published an exciting line-up of new plays from Stephen Adly Guirgis, David Lindsay-Abaire, Danai Gurira, Wallace Shawn, and Anne Washburn. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell, Bruce Vilanch, Randy Rainbow and More to Roast Michael Musto for Charity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Lug Nut Entertainment (Daniel DeMello and Nathaniel Nowak) in association with the world popular dating app SCRUFF, has announced that it will present FORK ON THE LEFT, KNIFE IN THE BACK: BROADWAY ROASTS MICHAEL MUSTO, a one night only charitable event. (more...)

Scoop: ROSEWOOD on FOX - Friday, April 14, 2017
by - Apr 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD, airing on FOX on Friday, April 14, 2017! (more...)

Hamptons International Film Festival Announces Screening of JUDY BERLIN Featuring Special Guest Edie Falco
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts are pleased to announce that the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) will continue their 25 Years: 25 Films series with a screening of Judy Berlin on Sunday, April 9 at 6:00pm, featuring a special appearance by lead actress Edie Falco. Ticket prices are $10 and are available online at www.baystreet.org and hamptonsfilmfest.org, or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11:00am to 5:00pm. (more...)

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