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Get Into 'Bieber Mode' With Lyft: Justin Bieber & Lyft Team Up In Support Of Upcoming New Album, PURPOSE, Arriving Nov. 13th
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

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Nashville Theater Calendar 11/30/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 30, 2015

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...)

THE LION IN WINTER to Play Lakewood Theatre Co. This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

THE LION IN WINTER by James Goldman will play Lakewood Theatre Co. this December. Directed Eric Link and produced by Buffi Holland, the show runs December 4 - 20, 2015. (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 11/16 - 11/20
by TV News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Below, check out quotables from NBC's THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, November 16 – November 20 (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 11/23/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 23, 2015

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...)

Burbage Theatre Company's THIS WINTER'S WAR Begins in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

The Burbage Theatre Company, just after their critically acclaimed summer rep series Loving the Ghost, mounts another 'mini-season' at Aurora Providence. (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 11/16/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 16, 2015

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...)

World Premieres from Tony & Pulitzer Prize Winners on Tap for La Jolla Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its development of new work, has announced four world-premiere productions for the 2016/2017 season, including works by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, Pulitzer Prize winners Quiara Alegria Hudes and Ayad Akhtar, and 2014 Barrie and Bernice Stavis Playwriting Award winner Jeff Augustin. (more...)

The Old Globe and University of San Diego's AS YOU LIKE IT Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

The Old Globe presents the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program's production of William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, running tonight, November 14 - November 22 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Ana Gasteyer Will Rule the School as Principal McGee in FOX's GREASE LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

On stage, Ana Gasteyer made her triumphant Broadway debut as Columbia in The Rocky Horror Show.' Since then, Gasteyer earned raves as Elphaba in 'Wicked' on Broadway, and originated the role for the Chicago production, earning a Jefferson Award nomination. Other New York theater credits include the Tony-nominated Broadway productions of 'The Royal Family' directed byDoug Hughes, 'The Threepenney Opera' with Alan Cumming and Jim Dale, Eve Ensler's acclaimed Off-Broadway hit 'The Vagina Monologues,' and Manhattan Theatre Club's hit production of 'Kimberly Akimbo' by CELEBRATED playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. Ana also she starred as Fanny Brice in 'Funny Girl' at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. (more...)


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The Dallas Opera Presents World Premiere of BECOMING SANTA CLAUS, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

The Dallas Opera is delighted to present an original, musically compelling and visually stunning world premiere: Mark Adamo's BECOMING SANTA CLAUS, opening on Friday, December 4th at 7:30 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.  (more...)

VIDEO: Sam Smith Went Full-Blown 'Downton Abbey' When He Met the Royals
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Sam Smith explains how he went overboard with bowing when he met The Royal Family. (more...)

Tony Roberts to Read from New Memoir DO YOU KNOW ME? Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Tony Roberts will celebrate his new memoir DO YOU KNOW ME? - which reveals the story of his legendary five-decade career on stage and screen - with an in-store reading and book signing at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 40th Street) on Tuesday, December 15 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. (more...)

Ross Valley Players Presents THE LADIES OF THE CAMELLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

ROSS VALLEY PLAYERS is pleased to present Lillian Groag's hilarious farce, The Ladies of the Camellias under the direction of Bay Area theater veteran, Julian Lopez-Morillas. Lopez-Morillas is a professional theatre actor and teacher, and has directed for many years with the California Shakespeare Theatre, Marin Theatre Company, Berkeley Jewish Theatre, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and the American Players' Theatre in Wisconsin. (more...)

Freeform Begins Production in London on New Original Series GUILT
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Production began this week in London, England, on Freeform's new original series “Guilt.” The series is a co-production of Sea to Sky Entertainment (Lionsgate Television's Canadian joint venture with Thunderbird Films) and BV Family Productions. (more...)

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, THE BLUEST EYE, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE and More Headed to Guthrie Theater in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Artistic Director Joseph Haj just announced his inaugural mainstage season with The Guthrie Theater. (more...)

Michael Yeargan and Susan Tsu Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).  Ms. Tsu was selected to receive the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Yeargan will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through Theatre Development Fund's Costume Collection. (more...)

Anthony Stewart Head Joins Cast of Freeform Original Series GUILT
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Actor Anthony Stewart Head (“Dominion,” “Merlin,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) has been cast on Freeform's new original series GUILT in a recurring role as James Lahue (more...)

Executive Coach Michael J. Beck Announces 'Eliciting Excellence-Bringing Out the Best in People'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Executive coach, business strategist, public speaker and author Michael J. Beck announces the release of his new book 'Eliciting Excellence-Bringing Out the Best in People'. The author was motivated to write this book from his passion to help people become better leaders and reach their full potential. 'I wanted to make a difference in the world by helping leaders bring out the best in people. From my years of experience as a leader and as an executive coach helping clients become more effective leaders, I've identified the traits, behaviors and strategies that transform executives into great leaders and discuss them in my book,' Beck explains. (more...)

Kelli Barrett, Matt Bogart & More Sign on for BROADWAY'S BABIES Children of India Benfit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Join some of TV and Broadway's finest on April 18 at 7:30 at The Cutting Room in a new series of performances created to help raise awareness and money for the children of the Shanti Bhavan Children's Project. Broadway's Babies first concert will feature: (more...)

Documentary Special WILLIAM AND KATE: THE JOURNEY to Make U.S. Premiere on REELZ 4/18
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

REELZ today announced that in celebration of Prince William and Kate Middleton's fifth wedding anniversary in April, the four-part documentary special WILLIAM AND KATE: THE JOURNEY will make its U.S. premiere Monday, April 18 with the first two parts airing back to back starting at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT. (more...)

ROMAN HOLIDAY Musical to Receive Pre-Broadway Premiere in San Francisco; 'NEVERLAND' & More Set for SHN's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

SHN Chief Executive Officer Greg Holland announced today four additional musicals that will complete the 2016-2017 SHN Season, including a journey through a Princess' secret vacation in the pre-Broadway premiere of ROMAN HOLIDAY - THE COLE PORTER MUSICAL. (more...)

Britain's Got Talent Winners Attraction Announce New Premiere Date for THE BOX at London Palladium
by Marianka Swain - Mar 2, 2016

The new world premiere date of Britain's Got Talent winners Attraction's first full-length show, THE BOX, at London Palladium has been announced as March 10. The show, which was originally scheduled for November 2015, boasts a futuristic and innovative combination of the shadow work Attraction are famous for integrated with black light and video mapping, giving audiences a 4D visual sensation never before seen on stage. The multi-sensory piece will play for one night only. (more...)

Burbage Theatre Company's TITUS ANDRONICUS Extends for One Performance Only, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2016

The Burbage Theatre Company's production of TITUS ANDRONICUS by William Shakespeare has been EXTENDED for ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY TONIGHT MARCH 19 at 6pm. (more...)

Simon & Schuster UK to Publish Children's Book, THE ROYAL RABBITS OF LONDON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Simon & Schuster Children's Books today announced the acquisition of The Royal Rabbits of London, the first children's book written by Santa and Simon Sebag Montefiore. Jane Griffiths, Senior Commissioning Editor, acquired World rights in a two-book deal via Sheila Crowley at Curtis Brown and Georgina Capel of Georgina Capel Associates. The series will be illustrated by Kate Hindley (United Agents). (more...)

Christian Coulson and Victoria Frings to Lead CONSTELLATIONS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The Old Globe just announced the complete cast and creative team of its production of Nick Payne's Broadway hit play CONSTELLATIONS, arriving April 9, directed by the Globe's own Richard Seer. BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Christian Coulson and Victoria Frings will star in the two-person play. (more...)

Katherine Jenkins to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Welsh superstar Katherine Jenkins OBE makes her Cafe Carlyle debut with Viva La Diva, April 12-16. Katherine Jenkins is one of the world's most prolific classical crossover singers, having released ten chart-topping studio albums since being signed to Universal Classics. Over the course of her esteemed career, she has toured and recorded with the likes of Placido Domingo, Andrea Bocelli, Jose Carreras, David Foster, Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Bryn Terfyl, Rolando Villazon, Juan Diego Florez & Il Divo. At Cafe Carlyle, she will be joined by music director Gerard Steichen. Two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman (Chicago, Phantom, Side Show) will make a special guest appearance. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/7/2016 - BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE & More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 7, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE makes its debut in Palm Springs and more! (more...)

E! Greenlights Season Three of Original Scripted Series THE ROYALS
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

E! Entertainment today announced the season three pick-up of hit first original scripted drama series THE ROYALS, co-produced by Lionsgate and Universal Cable Productions (more...)

BWW Interview: Belinda Lang On SINGLE SPIES UK Tour
by Carrie Dunn - Jan 28, 2016

We talk to the star of theatre and television about her forthcoming tour in Alan Bennett's Single Spies - and taking on the role of the Queen! (more...)

KING CHARLES III to Play Roslyn Packer Theatre for STC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

A West End and Broadway sensation, the Almeida Theatre production of the 2015 Olivier Award winner for Best Play, King Charles III by Mike Bartlett, is presented by Sydney Theatre Company at Roslyn Packer Theatre from 31 March to 30 April 2016 (Opening Night: Saturday 2 April at 7.30pm). (more...)

Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's world premiere of Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (who directed Bethany at the Globe in 2014). (more...)

Brooklyn Center to Welcome Feng Gu in Nai-Ni Chen Dance's LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces that internationally acclaimed Peking Opera performer Feng Gu will join the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company for its annual Lunar New Year Celebration on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 3pm. (more...)

Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart will present two performances of William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario on March 19 at 8:00 p.m. and March 20 at 2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Joining the orchestra for Henry V will be actor Marcus Truschinski of American Players Theatre, the Milwaukee Children's Choir Voices of ETERNA directed by Marco Melendez, and the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus directed by Lee Ericson. Walton's work will be paired with Haydn's “Drumroll” Symphony for a dramatic concert experience. (more...)

BWW Blog: BURBAGE THEATRE COMPANY
by Guest Blogger: Jeff Church - Feb 25, 2016

BroadwayWorld Rhode Island readers nominated four area companies as 'Rising Stars/Theaters to Watch' during the 2015 Regional BroadwayWorld Awards. Now, in a four-part series, the artistic directors from each theater join BWW RI as guest bloggers, sharing their creative vision and inspiration in their own words. Next up is Jeff Church, the founding Artistic Director of the Burbage Theatre Company in Providence, RI. (more...)

BWW Review: Alan Bennett's SINGLE SPIES, Birmingham Rep
by Emma Cann - Feb 22, 2016

Following the Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company's successful collaboration with Chichester Festival Theatre in 2015, producing The King's Speech, the two companies have worked together once more to present Alan Bennett's award-winning double-bill. First performed in 1988, Single Spies consists of two plays, An Englishman Abroad and A Question of Attribution; both portrayals of two of the best-known members of the 'Cambridge Five' - the spy ring recruited at Cambridge University in the 1930s. (more...)

Emily Tremaine Joins Cast of Freeform's New Original Series GUILT
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Emily Tremaine (“Vinyl”) has been cast as one of the leads in Freeform's new original series GUILT, a co-production of Sea to Sky Entertainment (the joint venture between Lionsgate Television and Thunderbird Films) and BV Family Productions. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TITUS ANDRONICUS at Burbage Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

After their sold-out run of 'Happy Birthday, Wanda June', Burbage Theatre Company presents the Rhode Island Theatrical Premiere of TITUS ANDRONICUS, the first tragedy written by William Shakespeare, directed by Jeff Church, which is the second and final play in the Burbage Theatre Company's winter series, This Winter's War. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the company onstage below! (more...)

Shakespeare's TITUS ANDRONICUS to Begin Next Week at Burbage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

After their sold-out run of 'Happy Birthday, Wanda June', Burbage Theatre Company presents the Rhode Island Theatrical Premiere of 'Titus Andronicus' the first tragedy written by William Shakespeare, directed by Jeff Church, which opens previews February 18 as the second and final play in the Burbage Theatre Company'swinter series, This Winter's War.  (more...)

Mike Bartlett's KING CHARLES III Set for Seattle Rep's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre reveals a first look at its 2016-2017 season, which will include the dazzling and emotionally gripping drama KING CHARLES III by Mike Bartlett. Produced in association with American Conservatory Theater and Shakespeare Theatre Company and directed by David Muse, Seattle Rep will present this award-winning smash hit in the Bagley Wright Theatre. The Rep's full 2016-2017 season will be announced in April. (more...)

Theatre Director Jane Stanton Passes Away at 96
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Jane Strahan Stanton, an accomplished theatrical director and children's theatre pioneer who brought the joy of live productions to many during a 65-year career, died at age 96 on December 31, 2015. In recent years she was living with her family in Mendocino, California. (more...)

BWW Interview: In His New Memoir, Tony Roberts Asks DO YOU KNOW ME? After 55 Years On Stage and Screen
by Michael Dale - Dec 9, 2015

The Broadway and film star writes about the everyday life of being a working actor. (more...)

THE LION IN WINTER to Continue The Rep's 49th Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents The Lion in Winter by James Goldman, directed by Edward Stern. This classic portrayal of royal scheming and family feuding runs January 6-31 on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts. Curtain times are Tuesdays at 7 pm; Wednesdays-Fridays at 8 pm; selected Wednesday matinees at 1:30 pm; Saturday matinees at 4 pm; selected Saturday nights at 8 pm; Sunday matinees at 2 pm; and selected Sunday evenings at 7 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Roberts Reads from DO YOU KNOW ME? at The Drama Book Shop
by Walter McBride - Dec 16, 2015

Actor Tony Roberts celebrated his new memoir 'Do You Know Me?' -- which reveals the story of his legendary five-decade career on stage and screen -- with an in-store reading and book signing at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 40th Street) on yesterday, December 15. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Danny DeVito, Beth Leavel, Tony Roberts & More Celebrate 99 Years of The Drama Book Shop
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2015

It's the holiday season at New York's legendary Drama Book Shop, now celebrating its 99th year of business. Since 1917, The Drama Book Shop has been the number one source for actors, directors, designers and dramatists to share, explore and discover new works of theatre. In 2017, The Tony Award-winning book shop will celebrate its 100th Anniversary. In honor of their rapidly approaching Centennial, the shop has reached out to some of its most beloved fans and asked them to share why they keep coming back for more. (more...)

Tony Roberts to Celebrate New Memoir DO YOU KNOW ME? at The Drama Book Shop, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Actor Tony Roberts will celebrate his new memoir "Do You Know Me?" -- which reveals the story of his legendary five-decade career on stage and screen -- with an in-store reading and book signing at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 40th Street) on Tuesday, December 15 at 5:00pm.  (more...)

Full Cast Set for Arena Stage's D.C. Premiere of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs January 29-March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

BWW Review: KING CHARLES III Contemplates A Time When The Longest Serving Heir Apparent Ascends The British Throne
by Jade Kops - Apr 4, 2016

Drawing on the style of Shakespeare, writer Mike Bartlett looks to a future where Charles, Prince of Wales finally becomes KING CHARLES III. (more...)

Star of Harry Potter Film Series Suprises 'Super Fans' During Once-in-a-Lifetime Trip to the Capital
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - The actor James Phelps, who starred as 'Fred Weasley' in the Harry Potter film franchise, has turned a surprise trip to London into a magical experience for a young family of Harry Potter fans. (more...)

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