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AMC to Present PREACHER Marathon 6/30; New Episode Airs This Sunday
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

AMC will air a special marathon of the buzzed about series PREACHER on Thursday, June 30th beginning at 9:00 PM ET/PT. (more...)

VIDEO: Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Announce OH, HELLO On Broadway With Livestream Q&A
by Michael Dale - Jun 27, 2016

After a sold-out Off-Broadway run, the outrageously-opinionated 70-somethings come to Broadway. (more...)

Frack Theatre to Present MACHINE GUN AMERICA at NYCFringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

New York-based theatre company FRACK THEATRE, with award-winning writer Joseph Huff-Hannon, will premiere MACHINE GUN AMERICA this summer at the NY International Fringe Festival, a new play with original music, inspired by America's bloody love affair with firearms. (more...)

Center for Hospice Care Hosts the 31st Annual Walk for Hospice and 5K, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Center for Hospice Care (CHC) will host its 31st Annual Walk for Hospice on July 3rd, 2016. This year's event has been rebranded as the Heroes for Hospice Fun 5K & Walk. This family-friendly, uplifting event will take place at Center for Hospice Care's Mishawaka Campus, Central Park and along the Mishawaka Riverwalk. As in prior years, the event will include the Memory Wall and the Finish Line Celebration. The walk and fun run support Center for Hospice Care's mission to provide compassionate, skilled care to anyone eligible for hospice care, regardless of their ability to pay. (more...)

The Chicago Inclusion Project Partners with Writers Theatre, TimeLine & ATC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Chicago Inclusion Project Founder and Producer Emjoy Gavino is pleased to announce a slate of upcoming projects with three Chicagoland theatres. (more...)

AMC to Air PREACHER Marathon This Week
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

AMC will air a special marathon of the buzzed about series “Preacher” on Thursday, June 30th beginning at 9:00 PM ET/PT.  Fans of the series who can't get enough and viewers who need to catch up on the action can watch the first five episodes of “Preacher” and enjoy bonus, behind-the-scenes footage within each episode. The new, sixth episode of the season appears on AMC this Sunday in the show's regular timeslot at 9:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for SCREWED at Theatre503
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

SCREWED by Kathryn O'Reilly begins tomorrow, 28th June, at Theatre503. The production opens 30th June and will play through 23rd July 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Bay Area Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Bay Area Musicals!, the newest non-profit theatrical organization to join the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area arts community, closes out its inaugural season with the multiple Tony Award-winning musical comedy, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in character below! (more...)

Local Students to Take Part in Paper Mill's 2016 Summer Conservatory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has selected students to be a part of the theater's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2016. (more...)

PRINTING A CHILD'S WORLD Exhibition Showcases Children's Illustrations at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Printed works for or about children are the focus of the installation Printing a Child's World, which opened May 27 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and runs through October 16, 2016.  (more...)

21 Shows from Warner Bros. Television Group Heading to 2016 Comic-Con
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Never mind the summer heatwave, it's going to be a record-setting summer of different proportions when Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) heats up Comic-Con International: San Diego with 21(!) fan-favorite series. (more...)

Tony Winner Jessie Mueller to Serve as Honorary Chair of 2016 New York Musical Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, has announced Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical) as the 2016 NYMF Honorary Chair. The 2016 New York Musical Festival will be presented from July 11 through August 7 in various venues in Midtown Manhattan. (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Offers Pay-What-You-Can Weekend at FOREVER PLAID
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, has announced that for the third year in a row it will offer a special 'pay what you can' performance of their current production during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. (more...)

BWW Preview: DANIEL BOAVENTURA SINGS BROADWAY STANDARDS BY JEWISH COMPOSERS
by Claudio Erlichman - Jun 27, 2016

In the year that the Congregacão Israelita Paulista (CIP) celebrates 80 years of great history and dedication to the Jewish community and the Brazilian society, the actor and singer Daniel Boaventura was chosen to be the attraction of the commemorative concert for the benefit of social work of the institution . The event, which takes place June 29 at the Teatro Sergio Cardoso, will be presented by Rubens Ewald Filho - also one of the directors and writers alongside Claudio Erlichman - and will journey for more than 50 years of history of the great Broadway classics, highlighting the strong Jewish influence in the American Songbook, which contributed to the emergence of a new artistic genre, the musical theater. The show, named 'Broadwish - From Shtetl to Broadway', created especially for this occasion, will bring a repertoire full of standards composed and written by renowned Jewish composers such as Irving Berlin, George & Ira Gershwin, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz , Oscar Hammerstein II, Kander & Ebb and Burt Bacharach among others. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Harvey Fierstein, Sam Shepard and More Featured in La MaMa's New Digital Collections
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

The Archives of La MaMa just launched La MaMa's Digital Collections Website (catalog.lamama.org). Its development was made possible by a generous 'hidden archival collections' grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources. The site, which premieres on June 27, 2016 as part of La MaMa's 55th anniversary season, is freely available for use by artists, scholars, educators, and the interested public. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the collection! (more...)

BWW Interview: SAM HARRIS HAMs It Up While Telling It Real
by Gil Kaan - Jun 27, 2016

This showbiz phenom has been making music and telling stories since he burst into the public's consciousness as the winner of the first season of Star Search in 1983. A multi-platinum recording artist, Broadway staple and frequent TV actor; Sam Harris has now added book author to his growing occupational categories of credits. (more...)

What it takes to become a hospital renovation expert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2016

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/25-6/26/2016
by - Jun 26, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 26, 2016 - Sunday, June 26, 2016. (more...)

Breaking News: Nick Kroll & John Mulaney's OH, HELLO Will Arrive on Broadway This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2016

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney announced today that at long last, their wildly popular alter egos Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland will make their debuts on The Great White Way in their acclaimed masterpiece, OH, HELLO on BROADWAY at The Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/26/16- ARSENIC AND OLD LACE
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2016

Today in 1986, Arsenic and Old Lace opened at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rogers Theatre) where it ran for 221 performances. Arsenic and Old Lace is a play by American playwright Joseph Kesselring, written in 1939. It has become best known through the film adaptation starring Cary Grant and directed by Frank Capra. The play is a farcical black comedy revolving around Mortimer Brewster, a drama critic who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn, NY, as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves. (more...)

BWW Interview: HOWARD GREEN Exhibits Amiable Character
by Marietta Lunceford - Jun 25, 2016

It is always interesting to hear how people first get involved in the theatre. Many feel that pull as children, others discover it in high school. Still others try it as adults and get "the bug." Howard Green had his opportunity in high school, but said, "No, thank you!" Green made up for that 'error' later on in his life and now enjoys every opportunity he gets to be a part of of the theatre community. (more...)

Spartan Theatre Company Presents Lee Blessing's A WALK IN THE WOODS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2016

Spartan Theatre Company presents Lee Blessing's A Walk in the Woods. This Tony-nominated play follows one year of tumultuous arms negotiations between a young, hopeful American diplomat and a worldly Russian official who's seen it all before. Directed by Artistic Director Patrick Belics (Spartan productions of The Pillowman and Closer,) this show makes use of an unorthodox narrative structure to simultaneously illustrate the cold and impersonal nature of modern politics while putting a deeply human face on those who spend countless hours at the negotiation table. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/24; Pre-Broadway THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Chicago, SPRING AWAKENING in Orlando and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 24, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Connecticut, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include A CHORUS LINE in Connecticut, the pre-Broadway THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Chicago, and SPRING AWAKENING in Orlando, just to name a few. (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse to Stage SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Set against the backdrop of an idyllic island paradise during World War II, Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to present its summer musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific. (more...)

EITHER/OR Set for MITF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Deni Rutland has spent a lifetime trying to escape her dysfunctional family, with little success. Now, on the occasion of her 40th birthday, she is making one last attempt at freedom. Will an explosive family celebration finally push her through the door, or will the twisted ties that bind pull her under even further? Featuring Mimi Bessette*, Courtney Bess*, Kathleen Clancy*, Ken Perlstein*, and Joseph Rose*. (*Member, AEA) (more...)

SCREENS, AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS and More Set for Theatre503's Autumn 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Building on the success of 2016's spring season, which garnered a total of eight Off West End Award nominations and included Stuart Slade's highly-acclaimed BU21, Theatre503's autumn season comprises of four works of outstanding new writing. (more...)

New Yiddish Rep Presents Reading of Banned Lesbian Romance, GOD OF VENGEANCE
by Michael Dale - Jun 24, 2016

The play that was censored from Broadway in 1923 was the subject of Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman's drama, INDECENT. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jonathan Cake and Marsha Stephanie Blake in MACBETH at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

The Old Globe presents the first offering in the 2016 Summer Shakespeare Festival: William Shakespeare's thrilling classic Macbeth, directed by Brian Kulick, Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company and a leading Shakespearean expert. The so-called 'Scottish Play' runs now through July 24, 2016, in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Opening night is tomorrow, June 25 at 8:00 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

CRAFTY MART to Return to Canton Museum of Art for July First Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Canton, Ohio - Canton Crafty Mart makes its triumphant return for ONE DAY ONLY at the Canton Museum of Art on First Friday, July 1, from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Beautiful Aerial View of Central Park's Delacorte Theater
by Michael Dale - Jun 24, 2016

The creation of this favorite New York cultural institution was once a controversial legal issue. (more...)

VIDEO: Joseph Make TV Debut Performing 'White Flag' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Joseph made their television debut performing 'White Flag' off their new album 'I'm Alone' dropping August 26th. (more...)

TARTUFFE Opens 7/8 at The Sherman Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

On  Friday, July 8, The Sherman Playhouse will premiere Moliere's 17th-century comedic farce, Tartuffe. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. on a four-week run.  (more...)

Jeeves & Wooster to Bring PERFECT NONSENSE to Sydney Opera House This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

?Following a sell-out year on London's West End, three successful UK tours and a season in Mumbai, the charmingly incompetent English gentleman Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet Jeeves are packing their bags for a trip to Sydney. (more...)

DVIGear's DisplayNet Wins Seventh Product Award at InfoComm 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

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RICHARD III, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave, Eyes Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

The Almeida's production of RICHARD III, with Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare's most notorious villain and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret, is likely headed to the West End, and possibly the Great White Way. (more...)

Bid To Meet FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Danny Burstein, Support The Actors Fund
by Michael Dale - Jun 23, 2016

Charitybuzz's new auction offers four tickets for the hit revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, plus a $250 gift card to Glass House Tavern. (more...)

MPAC Unveils Free Summer Lineup: Music Beyond Borders, Movies, Concerts & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

You don't always need to buy a ticket to enjoy music, dance and movies at Mayo Performing Arts Center this summer. The region's largest and most popular performing arts center will be presenting a variety of free events through July and August, in addition to its stellar lineup of ticketed concerts. (more...)

NJPAC Welcomes David Cassiddy for Pair of Shows This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with 1970s heartthrob David Cassidy. Come on, get happy! The Partridge Family's David Cassidy performs hits from the '70s TV show ("I Think I Love You," "I Woke Up in Love This Morning"), along with favorites from his solo career ("Cherish"). (more...)

Definition & The New Colony's BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI to Open at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

The New Colony and Definition Theatre Company's runaway hit BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI, winner of three 2016 Jeff Awards including Best New Work, returns this summer featuring the full original cast from July 22 - August 21, 2016 as part of Steppenwolf's Visiting Company Initiative at their new 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted St. in Chicago. The searing new American drama by The New Colony Co-Artistic Director Evan Linder, directed by Definition Theatre's Founding Artistic Director Tyrone Phillips, enjoyed two sold-out extensions during its world premiere last winter at The Den Theatre. Tickets for BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI are available at www.steppenwolf.org or by calling (312) 335-1650. The press performance is Monday, July 25 at 8 pm.   (more...)

Awakenings Announce 5 Nights of ADE Lineups
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Awakenings will expand during the coming edition of Amsterdam Dance Event (from 19 thru 23 October 2016). For the first time there won't be four but five nights of Awakenings in the Gashouder, on the Westergasfabriek premises in Amsterdam. This has been announced by organiser Monumental Productions. (more...)

Maggie's Little Theater to Close Season with GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Maggie's Little Theater, the resident theatre of the century-old St. Margaret's Parish Hall at 79th Place and Juniper Valley Road in Middle Village announces that Guys and Dolls will close its eighth season. Guys and Dolls, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows is a classic of the American musical theatre. Guys and Dolls is based on stories and characters created by Damon Runyon. Step back in time to 1950s New York City in the newly-renovated and air-conditioned parish hall on July 16, 22, & 23 at 8:00pm or on July 17 & 24 at 2:30pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $12 for children 11 and under. Contact www.maggieslittletheater.org. (more...)

Society of London Theatre Reveals 2016 Laurence Olivier Bursaries
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

19 students from drama schools across the UK were today awarded £67,500 worth of bursaries by Society of London Theatre (SOLT) in order to help them complete their training. The Clothworkers' Foundation bursary is worth a total of £37,500 over five years with £7,500 awarded to a student annually as part of the Laurence Olivier Bursaries scheme. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO at Southwark Playhouse
by Marianka Swain - Jun 23, 2016

Full casting and creative team are announced today for the eagerly awaited professional European premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, which opened on Broadway in 1947, and was their third collaboration for the stage following Oklahoma! and Carousel. (more...)

Fun House Theatre and Film to Bring RUSH LIMBAUGH IN NIGHT SCHOOL to Festival of Independent Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

 Fun House Theatre and Film makes their first appearance at the Festival of Independent Theatres with a production of Charlie Varon'sRush Limbaugh in Night School directed by Jeff Swearingen and featuring Alex Duva, age 12, as Limbaugh along with 3 other young actors tackling over a dozen characters in a comedy as rotund as its namesake. These bad boys of the FIT will take audiences on a 45 minute adventure of irreverent and mischevious satire in a free for all of shenanigans only Swearingen could stage and the crazy kids of Fun House could pull off.  (more...)

Center Stage Jackson Seeks Directors for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Center Stage Jackson is now scheduling artistic director interviews for its 2016-2017 season.  (more...)

BREAKING THE WAVES Premiere to Launch Opera Philadelphia's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Opera Philadelphia looks forward to launching the 2016-17 season with the world premiere of a new company co-commission, Breaking the Waves (Sep 22-Oct 1). (more...)

IN THE SHADOW OF A DREAM Set for MITF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

John A. Adam's drama, IN THE SHADOW OF A DREAM, is a cathartic dark night of the soul as two unlikely individuals go on a road trip. (more...)

The Hypocrites Announce First Logan Fellow, Regina Victoria Fields
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

The Hypocrites is pleased to announce Regina Victoria Fields has been named the company's first Logan Fellow, as part of a multi-year fellowship program established by the Logan Foundation. (more...)

First Lady Karen Pence Awards Grant to Fort Wayne Civic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

First Lady Karen Pence hosted the seventh award reception for grant recipients of the Indiana First Lady's Charitable Foundation at the Governor's Residence on Tuesday, where she awarded $52,500 to 57 organizations and charities that serve Hoosier families and children across the state.  (more...)

World Premiere of THINGS YOU CAN DO Opens at ACTLab
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Brilliant scientist Stevie returns home in the midst of a devastating personal crisis, only to find her family members on the verge of a critical meltdown in this world premiere production by playwright Kristen Palmer. With a rebellious younger sister, and a mother who is losing her ability to cope, Stevie's research on global climate change starts to mirror the disintegration of her loved ones. (more...)

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