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2017 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations to Be Announced 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The 2017 Helen Hayes Awards nominations will be announced during a festive gathering beginning at 7pm on Monday, February 6 in the Helen Hayes Gallery of Washington's historic National Theatre. (more...)

World Café Live Philadelphia Presents RetroLove 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Just in time for Valentine's Day, World Cafe Live presents RetroLove, an all-original evening of poetry, songs, stories and jazz that capture sweet and sexy reminiscences of relationships before the Internet. (more...)

Trump Administration Poised To Tackle Children's Online Safety
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017


Celebrity Chef Richard Ingraham Serves Up The 'Taste of Now' To The African American Community
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Cooks all across the country are making flavor happen, and it's all thanks to pork. Pork is the protein for every day, perfect to indulge with and prepare some mouthwatering recipes. That is why the National Pork Board (NPB) has teamed up with celebrity chef Richard Ingraham, responsible for the flavorful, well-balanced diets and meal planning of celebrities including NBA and NFL superstar athletes. Ingraham will bring to life 'The Taste of Now' campaign, aimed at creating awareness of pork's unmatched flavor and now value. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Hardball' Episode of SCANDAL on ABC
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

On the next episode of SCANDAL on ABC titled 'Hardball', after a tight race and shocking conclusion to the election, flashbacks reveal what happened on the campaign trail and just how far Olivia was willing to go to win. (more...)

Dee Roscioli to Play Leading Role in EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Broadway actress Dee Roscioli will star at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival this summer in the season opener, Evita. (more...)

Circle Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for David Ives' VENUS IN FUR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Circle Theatre is proud to announce the full cast/creative team for David Ives' dark comedy Venus in Fur, directed by Charlotte Drover, February 18 - March 19 at The Heartland Studio in Rogers Park, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave. Previews areSaturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19 at 2:30 p.m. Press are invited to attend Monday, Feb. 20 or Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. Industry Nights are Mondays: February 27, March 6 and March 13 at 8 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $28 and available at (more...)

Scoop: SCANDAL on ABC - Thursday, February 9, 2017
by - Jan 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on SCANDAL, airing on ABC on Thursday, February 9, 2017! (more...)

Just In Time for Valentine's Day, Musical Theatre West Brings EVITA to the Carpenter Center 2/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Musical Theatre West (MTW) presents Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's musical masterpiece Evita at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center February 10-26.  The seven-time Tony Award-winning musical captivated audiences with Eva Peron's passionate and unforgettable true story of her meteoric rise to become Argentina's champion of the poor and most influential First Lady.  Tickets are now on sale at, by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4, or at the MTW Ticket Office.  Tickets start at $20. (more...)

The Actors' Gang Welcomes Two New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Actors' Gang Artistic Director Tim Robbins, Executive Director Simon Hannah, and chair of the Board, Collette Brooks proudly announce the addition of two new members to The Actors' Gang Board of Directors since January 2017. The newly elected board members are Billie C. Greer and Malissa Feruzzi Shriver. (more...)

'The Underground Railroad,' 'Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,' Receive 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Library Association selects 'The Underground Railroad,' by Colson Whitehead, published by Doubleday, Penguin Random House LLC, as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and 'Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,' by Matthew Desmond, published by Crown, Penguin Random House LLC, as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction. The selections were announced this evening during the RUSA Book and Media Awards Ceremony and Reception that are part of the ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center, in Atlanta, Georgia from Jan. 20 24. (more...)

Broadway's Grasan Kingsberry and Betsy Struxness to Join Greenwich Village Orchestra for Spring Pops Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On May 7, 2017, at 3:00PM, the Greenwich Village Orchestra, led by Music Director and Conductor Barbara Yahr, will close its 30th anniversary season at Washington Irving Campus Auditorium (at 17th St. and Irving Place) with a pops concert, Broadway Downtown, featuring performances by guest artists and Broadway stars Grasan Kingsberry (The Color Purple, Motown The Musical, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Aida) and Betsy Struxness (Hamilton, Matilda, Memphis, Wicked). (more...)

Vision Latino Theatre Company to Launch Second Season with JUST LIKE US
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Vision Latino Theatre Company (VLTC) kicks off their Second Season with Karen Zacarias, Just Like Us. Performance of Just Like Us will be held at Chicago Dramatists (1105 W Chicago Ave.). (more...)

Fifth Season of Netflix's HOUSE OF CARDS to Premiere This May
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Netflix turned to Twitter today to announce that the fifth season of HOUSE OF CARDS will be premiering on May 30, 2017. Check out the post below (more...)

Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, with original music by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

ABC to Launch Six-Part Video Series SCANDAL: GLADIATOR WANTED
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

In anticipation of the upcoming season premiere of "Scandal," ABC is launching a six-part digital series,SCANDAL: GLADIATOR WANTED, produced by Shondaland and ABC Studios. (more...)

ABC News Announces Coverage of Donald Trump Inauguration Beginning Today
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

ABC News announced today special coverage of the 2017 Inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, beginning today, January 19, on ABC. (more...)

CBS SUNDAY MORNING Delivering Best Season-to-Date Viewership in At Least 29 Years
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

CBS SUNDAY MORNING, the nation's #1 Sunday morning news program, is delivering its best season-to-date audience levels in at least 29 years, according to Nielsen most current ratings. (more...)

TONIGHT SHOW and LATE NIGHT Take the Week of 1/9-13 in Every Key Measure
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and “Late Night with Seth Meyers” have won the week of Jan. 9-13, beating their ABC and CBS time-period rivals in every key measure – adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers -- according to “live plus same day” ratings results from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

Luke Frazier and The American Pops Return with THIRD THURSDAYS Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, January 19 at 12:15 PM. (more...)

Judy McLane, Philip Hernandez Cast in Michael John LaChiusa's Reworked LOS OTROS at Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Everyman Theatre has cast Judy McLane and Philip Hernandez for its upcoming spring production of Los Otros. (more...)

LiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative Partnerships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

LiveConnections, Philadelphia's collaborative music-making nonprofit in residence at World Cafe Live, is hosting a series of unique and innovative programs throughout the month of February that celebrate Black History Month through education programs, live performance, and more. (more...)

Broadway's Michael C. Hall to Play JFK in Season 2 of Netflix's THE CROWN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Michael C. Hall will take on the role of President John F. Kennedy in the second season of Netflix's THE CROWN. (more...)

Diego Luna & Vincente Fox Set for 'CONAN Without Borders: Made in Mexico' on TBS
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Star Wars: Rouge One star Diego Luna and former Mexican President Vincente Fox will join Conan O'Brien during the late-night host's newest primetime special, CONAN Without Borders: Made in Mexico. (more...)

VIDEO: Tituss Burgess, Sierra Boggess, Melissa Errico, and More Honor Mary-Mitchell Campbell at Transport Group
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

On Monday, Transport Group's annual gala took place honoring Mary-Mitchell Campbell, who was Musical Director for First Lady Suite and Orchestrator for Hello Again (for which she received a Drama Desk Award nomination). (more...)

'Mr. President and The First Lady: The DC Eagle Cam Project' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

What will likely become the most talked about book among bald eagle enthusiasts in 2017 is now available for pre-order on (more...)

Photo Coverage: A Toast to the Artist - An Evening with Mary-Mitchell Campbell & Friends
by Walter McBride - Feb 7, 2017

For Transport Group, Mary-Mitchell was Musical Director for First Lady Suite and Orchestrator for Hello Again (for which she received a Drama Desk Award nomination). (more...)

Trent Armand Kendall's LOUIS-AND-ELLA to Land in NYC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Broadway's Trent Armand Kendall has been touring the country with his new musical LOUIS-AND-ELLA!, and the party continues in 2017 with stops in Dallas, TX, Manasquan, NJ, Sanibel Island, FL, and then back to NYC's The Cutting Room this March (more stops to be announced). (more...)

New Donald Trump Biography is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Whitman Publishing announces the release of 'Donald Trump: 45th President of the United States Collector's Vault,' an illustrated coffee-table biography that includes more than three dozen commemorative souvenirs from the life and times of President Trump. The book is available from Barnes & Noble, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, Meijers, and other book sellers, and online including at and, for $49.95. (more...)

Scoop: SCANDAL on ABC - Thursday, February 16, 2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 6, 2017

Get all the scoop on SCANDAL, airing on ABC on Thursday, February 16, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: Brilliant FUCKING A From Iron Crow
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Feb 6, 2017

Victimization and bad choices are then so intertwined that to speak of individual moral agency seems almost pointless. And this holds true almost as much for the oppressors as for the oppressed. (more...)

Travis Wall and Break the Floor Productions Announce AFTER THE CURTAIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

TRAVIS WALL and BREAK THE FLOOR PRODUCTIONS are pleased to announce additional dates in the 2017 national tour of the new show by America's hottest dance company, Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND.  After The Curtain will begin touring March 1st in Utica, New York and play eighteen cities and then will resume in June with thirteen additional cities on the tour. The show will return to the Duke Energy Center on June 15th at 8pm.  Tickets go on sale Friday, February 10 at 10am. (more...)

Michael Kors to Talk Superstar Fashion Lines & More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 2/6
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Famed designer Michael Kors has created classic looks for superstars, but he also designs clothes for more budget-minded buyers, and despite the price difference he has the same goals in mind for all his creations, he tells Rita Braver in an interview for CBS SUNDAY MORNING (more...)

STEP AFRIKA! Coming to Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season with the much-anticipated return of Step Afrika! on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Netflix's Second Original Series from Mexico, INGOBERNABLE, Premieres 3/24
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Netflix has confirmed March 24, 2017 as the debut for the first season of the anticipated Mexican original series, INGOBERNABLE. (more...)

Ayme Olivo, Richard Bermudez and Davis Gaines to Star in EVITA at Musical Theatre West
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Musical Theatre West (MTW) presents Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's musical masterpiece Evita at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center February 10-26. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Fates Worse Than Death' Episode of SCANDAL
by - Feb 3, 2017

On the next episode of SCANDAL on ABC titled "Fates Worse Than Death", in the midst of a national crisis, Cyrus’s fate is sealed. Meanwhile, Olivia and the gladiators will stop at nothing to get to the truth. (more...)

Gustavo Novoa Pens SEVEN ARROWS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Gustavo Novoa, an artist, poet, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Seven Arrows.' This vibrantly crafted and vividly illustrated book takes the reader on a journey through both the dream of young Rocky- the story's protagonist- and the world of Novoa's fine works of art. (more...)

State Museum of Pennsylvania and Jump Street Invite Artists to Enter Art of the State: 2017 Juried Exhibition, 50th Anniversary Edition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017


Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Announces Selections for its 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is proud to announce the five stellar Mainstage productions secured for its 30th anniversary in 2017 - 2018. The line-up features a carefully curated selection of audience favorites from the company's 30-year history and exciting new Tony Award-winning musicals for which the company is acclaimed.  (more...)

Oscar-Nominated Drama JACKIE Coming to Digital HD & Blu-ray & DVD
by Movies News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Bring home the intimate portrait of America's iconic First Lady when JACKIE arrives on Digital HD February 21 and on Blu-ray and DVD March 7th. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 13th, 2017 - FRIGID Fest, Paul Rudd, GREAT COMET Sing-Along and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 13, 2017

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: fans gather to sing on the 'GREAT COMET' Broadway cast recording! (more...)

Linda Shetina Logan Named Honorary Race Director of the 2017 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Greater Columbus Sports Commission Executive Director Linda Shetina Logan has been named Honorary Race Director of the 2017 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon and 2017 USATF Half Marathon Championships. (more...)

BWW Review: MTW Presents a Vocally Thrilling EVITA
by Don Grigware - Feb 13, 2017

Don't cry for Eva! Tim Rice's & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita has had a thirty-nine year international love affair with the public since it  premiered in 1978 in London and in 1979 on Broadway. The latest revival in regional theatre is currently at MTW in Long Beach. An operetta, or rock opera, with no spoken dialogue, and based on Eva Duarte Peron and husband Juan Peron of Argentina, the story documents the rise to power of a simple peasant girl to the rank - almost - of Vice-President of her country. I say almost because she became too ill to accept the nomination in 1951 and passed into immor (more...)

Soul Rock Singer Jessie Galante Signs with Tanzan Music; New Album out in May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Soul Rock singer Jessie Galante has signed with Tanzan Music and will make her debut with the Italian Record Label this May with her new Album featuring many amazing guests. (more...)

Ruth's Chris Steak House Announces TasteMaker Dinners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

Ruth's Chris Steak House sets the standard in fine dining with the announcement of Ruth's TasteMaker Dinners, commencing on February 23, 2017. Each offering an exclusive dining experience, six dinners will be hosted on select dates at Ruth's Chris restaurants nationwide. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Belt' Episode of SCANDAL on ABC
by - Feb 10, 2017

On the next episode of SCANDAL on ABC titled "The Belt", Cyrus faces his ultimate challenge but continues to stop at nothing to prove his innocence. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

ABC's hit TGIT series - "Grey's Anatomy, "Scandal," and "How to Get Away with Murder" - have each been picked up for another season. It was announced today by Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment. (more...)

Melissa Errico to Sing from 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' at Transport Group Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Tony Award-nominated singer and actress Melissa Errico (who just finished an extended run in Irish Rep's critically acclaimed revival of Finian's Rainbow), has been added to the Transport Group's Benefit honoring Mary-Mitchell Campbell on Monday, February 6 at 6pm at The Times Center (242 West 41st Street). (more...)

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