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Lydian String Quartet Performs Festival Debut at Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents The Virtuosic Quartet performed by Lydian String Quartet on Wednesday, August 2, 7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans.  (more...)

Chicago Dancemakers Forum Announces the 2017 Lab Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Chicago Dancemakers Forum presents Brittany Harlin, Daniel "Bravemonk" Haywood, Joshua L. Ishmon, Jumaane Taylor, Rika Lin, and Victoria Bradford as the recipients of the 2017 Lab Artist Awards. (more...)

Oxygen to Present Special 4-Night Event THE JURY SPEAKS, Beg. 7/22
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Oxygen Media, the new network for crime fans, launches a special four-night television event about the verdicts that stunned the nation with THE JURY SPEAKS beginning Saturday, July 22 at 9 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez are featured in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Pipeline, a new play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which is currently in previews at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street) for an opening on Monday, July 10. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Comes to Montecasino Theatre from 5 July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Jonathan Roxmouth (Sweeney Todd, Phantom of the Opera, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), one of the biggest names in South African theatre, stars with the inimitable Weslee Swain Lauder (Sweeney Todd, Janice Honeyman's Peter Pan, Starlight Express) in The Mystery of Irma Vep as they have never been seen before! The acclaimed play is conceived and written by Charles Ludlum, directed by Elizma Badenhorst (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, I Love you, You're perfect, Now Change) with an original score by Wessel Odendaal.  (more...)

WONDER WOMAN, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Among First Wave of TEEN CHOICE 2017 Nominees
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

TEEN CHOICE 2017TM, the summer's hottest LIVE show is back with a brand-new wave of nominees. Leading the television category with seven nods is “Pretty Little Liars,” followed by “The Flash,” with four. (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

DTC Awarded $30k from National Endowment for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $30,000 to Dallas Theater Center (DTC) to support the upcoming world-premiere production of Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure. The NEA received 1,728 Art Works applications and will make 1,029 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000. (more...)

Sean Dorsey Dance, Paul Taylor Dance and More Coming Up in Week 3 of 2017 American Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The American Dance Festival's (ADF) 2017 season continues with the ADF debut of Sean Dorsey Dance on Wednesday, July 5 and Thursday, July 6 at 8:00pm at Reynolds Industries Theater. (more...)

Artists at Play presents Vincent Rodriguez III, C.S. Lee, and More in Reading of SEMINAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Artists at Play (AAP) will host its annual Summer Salon on Saturday, July 1. The Summer Salon includes a champagne brunch and a special presentation of Seminar by Theresa Rebeck, directed by former East West Players Artistic Director, Tim Dang. All proceeds from the Summer Salon go towards Artists at Play's world premiere of Two Mile Hollow by Leah Nanako Winkler. To make a reservation, contact AAP.BoxOffice@gmail.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alice Ripley, Christiane Noll & More Sing the Musicals of the Last Decade at Broadway By The Year
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 20, 2017

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Erin Davie (Sunday in the Park with George, Side Show, Grey Gardens) and Drama Desk honoree Danny Gardner (Dames at Sea) will join Tony Award nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde)  two-time Nightlife Award winner Scott Coulter  and more took part in for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/13/2017 - 6/20/2017
by - Jun 20, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 6/13/2017 - 6/20/2017. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at VTA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's Premier Health Broadway Series will present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, the under-the-sea spectacle swimming into the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center Aug. 8-13, 2017. Tickets for the timeless fairytale go on sale Wednesday, June 21. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast Announced for London Fringe Premiere of 9 TO 5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Casting has been announced today and tickets are on sale for the London Fringe Premiere of 9 to 5 The Musical which is being produced at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village from 30th August through to 1st October 2017 with press night on 1st September, at 7.30 p.m.  (more...)

Photo Flash: A.D. Players to Stage THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

A.D. Players, one of Houston's oldest and largest resident theater companies, is excited to present "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" as its final children's theater show for the year at the Jeannette and L.M. George Theater (George Theater). The popular story written by C.S. Lewis and dramatized by Joseph Robinette will run for matinee performances only through July 1. (more...)

TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ariana DeBose, Stephanie Klemons and More Join On The Quays for HOW ABOUT LOVE? at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Special guests Ariana DeBose (Hamilton, A Bronx Tale), Stephanie Klemons (Hamilton, If/Then), Marcus Paul James (RENT), and The Lost Keys of NYC joined On The Quays & their cast of RENT at 'How About Love?' June 18th at The Green Room 42. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 19th, 2017 - Angela Lansbury in THE CHALK GARDEN and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Angela Lansbury leads The Acting Company's benefit reading of THE CHALK GARDEN, and Rosie O'Donnell emcees a star-studded reading of HOLLYWOOD NURSES! (more...)

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! at The Mockingbird Announces 6/20 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Todd Montesi & Richard James present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. (more...)

Ronald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

On July 12th, 6-7pm - International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC. (more...)

Broadway Alum Tony Danza Returns to TV in Netflix Dramedy THE GOOD COP
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Netflix, the world's leading internet TV network, is bringing Tony Danza (Broadway's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS) back to series television for viewers around the world in THE GOOD COP, a new 10-episode, one-hour dramedy series. (more...)

BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 6/19 to 6/25
by BWW Staff - Jun 19, 2017

Published every Monday, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week. (more...)

Drury Lane to Rock Out with ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2017-2018 season with the regional premiere of the powerhouse musical tribute to the 1980s, Rock of Ages, with book by Chris D'Arienzo, arrangements and orchestrations by Ethan Popp, and directed by Scott Weinstein.  Rock of Ages runs August 24 - October 15, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Central City Opera Opens 2017 Summer Festival with CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Central City Opera opens its 85th summer festival with Georges Bizet's Carmen, running in repertory from July 8 through August 6, in the historic 550-seat opera house in Central City. (more...)

BWW Feature: The Luke Neuhedel Foundation presents a charity production of INTO THE WOODS
by Jaime Zahl - Jun 19, 2017

A group of Long Island performers and artists are performing for a good cause through June 30 in the Luke Neuhedel Foundation production of Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's classic 'Into the Woods.' (more...)

ATDF's 2017 Tap Awards to Honor Ayodele Casel and More This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) Tony Waag, Executive/Artistic director, announced today the recipients of the 2017 "TAP AWARDS" to be presented at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, 7pm on Wednesday, July 12. (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS - Series Finale on FREEFORM - Tuesday, June 27, 2017
by - Jun 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS - Series Finale, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, June 27, 2017! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Jim Brochu Returns With Drama Desk-Winning Mostel Tribute ZERO HOUR
by Michael Dale - Jun 19, 2017

When playwright/actor Jim Brochu was announced as the 2010 Drama Desk Outstanding Solo Performance Award winner for his loving tribute to the great Zero Mostel, ZERO HOUR, circumstances of the evening set up an opportunity for him to open his acceptance speech with an incredibly funny, totally filthy line involving something Mitzi Gaynor supposedly told him to do. (more...)

Stars from NYC, LA and Nashville Set for Dan Fogelberg's New Musical PART OF THE PLAN at TPAC; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

K-Squared Entertainment and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) are thrilled to announce the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of PART OF THE PLAN, a new, original musical written by Kate Atkinson & Karen Harris and scored with the music and lyrics of celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg.  (more...)

Full Casting & Creative Team Announced for LEGALLY BLONDE at The LEXington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The LEXington Theatre Company presents its third summer production, combining "Today's Broadway Stars and Tomorrow's Broadway Hopefuls." Lexington's own Laura Bell Bundy (Tony-Nominee for Legally Blonde), will be on hand to co-direct the show (schedule permitting), alongside The LEX Artistic Director, Lyndy Franklin Smith (A Chorus Line, The Little Mermaid). The production will feature the Tony-nominated original Broadway choreography, by Jerry Mitchell, recreated and adapted by Brooke Engen, (Gypsy, Hairspray) and Tiffany Engen (Legally Blonde). (more...)

Amos Lee to Appear at Capitol Center this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Capitol Center for the Arts ("CCA") welcomes critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Amos Lee to its mainstage on Wednesday, August 2.  (more...)

Full Cast Announced for BY JEEVES at The Old Laundry Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Old Laundry Theatre has just announced the full cast, led by Bill Champion and Nadim Naaman, of the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn's light-hearted, fun musical BY JEEVES, opening on Friday 6 October - Saturday 4 November 2017 (Press Night: Monday 9 October 2017 at 7.30pm) and directed by Alan Ayckbourn. (more...)

Freema Agyeman, Desmond Barrit, and Joseph Millson Join Stockard Channing in APOLOGIA at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Further casting has been announced for Apologia, which will begin previews on 29th July at Trafalgar Studios. Freema Agyeman will join previously announced Tony and Emmy award winner Stockard Channing in a new production of Olivier Award winner Alexi Kaye Campbell's darkly funny and haunting play about family and its secrets, directed by the multi-award winning Jamie Lloyd. (more...)

Dandy Darkly Returns to NYC Queerly Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Dandy Darkly is New York City's cult, cabaret sensation. He is a masterful and mesmerizing storyteller who has astounded audiences at festivals and theaters on both sides of the Atlantic. (more...)

Tantrum Theater to Stage CAROLINE, OR CHANGE This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Tantrum Theater continues its second season with the moving Tony Award-nominated musical, 'Caroline, or Change,' running July 5-July 22. (more...)

YOU FOR ME FOR YOU, TILIKUM and More Slated for Sideshow Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Sideshow Theatre Company has announced its 2017-18 Season, launching next spring with the Chicago premiere of Mia Chung's absurdly inventive smash-hit YOU FOR ME FOR YOU, directed by artistic associate Elly Green. The season concludes next summer with the world premiere of Kristiana Rae Colon's spectacular and fearless indictment TILIKUM, directed by Lili-Anne Brown. (more...)

Outrage After a New Zealand Theatre Alters JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, Sir Tim Rice Responds
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

New Zealand's Artsplash Festival has found itself in a bit of trouble due to inexplicable artistic choices made in their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The Times of Israel reports that the company had replaced the word 'Israel' in 'Close Every Door' with the word 'kindness,' altering the lyric to 'children of kindness.' (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 18, 2017
by - Jun 18, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Hannah Fredericksen, Marney McQueen, and More Join Cast of DREAM LOVER - THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Producer John Frost today announced the casting of the principal roles in Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, which plays at Arts Centre Melbourne from December 29th for a strictly limited season. Joining David Campbell who plays Bobby Darin is Hannah Fredericksen playing Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin's wife. Starring alongside them will be Marina Prior, Marney McQueen, Rodney Dobson and Martin Crewes in the extraordinary story of the Grammy award-winning singer and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18
by Audition Roundup - Jun 18, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 18, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18
by Audition Roundup - Jun 18, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 18, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Speak at Playhouse Creatures Tennessee Williams Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Legendary actor/director/teacher, Austin Pendleton will discuss his experiences acting in and directing Tennessee Williams' work. Pendleton is currently directing 'The Two-Character Play,' for Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company (previews begin June 29). (more...)

BWW Interview: " People Behind the Curtain"- Steve Steiner of SURFLIGHT THEATRE
by Pati Buehler - Jun 18, 2017

Like the phoenix rising from the ashes, professional theatre is returning to Beach Haven and the community and tourists couldn't be happier! (more...)

Family Investment Center CEO Speaks Out on Impending Fiduciary Rule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Sean Leonard in The Old Globe's KING RICHARD II
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

The Old Globe presents the first offering in the 2017 Summer Shakespeare Festival: William Shakespeare's epic King Richard II, helmed by award-winning director Erica Schmidt (Off Broadway's A Month in the Country, All the Fine Boys, Humor Abuse) in her Globe debut. The play will run now through July 15, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Opening night is tomorrow, June 18, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at Robert Sean Leonard and the company in action below! (more...)

Casting Announced for ABT's Final Two Weeks at The Met
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Casting for the seventh and eighth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

BWW Review: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA - Rarely Seen Shakespeare Brilliantly Presented
by Lynn Beaver - Jun 17, 2017

Something For Nothing Theatre Company has a reputation for performing little known Shakespearean works on a shoestring budget, this year it's TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, and it's brilliant. (more...)

The Bennet Academy of Performing Arts Presents THE KING OF THE RODEO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Inspired by the Biblical story of Joseph, we have Jake Jessup, The King of the Rodeo. Jake a gifted bull rider has to contend with three evil jealous sisters, a doting but demanding father, forbidden love with a Lakota girl and tries to hold on to the world he holds dear. It's a story of love, laughter, forgiveness, family and the age old battle between good and evil. Produced by Andrea Bennett, with original toe tapping music, written and composed by Nashard Gales and Kat Spina, will be hits for the audience. (more...)

Kevin Smith Begins Production of 'Killroy Was Here' with Ringling College
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Ringling College of Art and Design today announced that Kevin Smith iconic filmmaker, author, actor and director of Clerks, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and recent horror films Red State and Tusk; has returned to Sarasota to shoot the first installment of his latest horror anthology film Killroy Was Here. This project is being done in partnership with Ringling College of Art and Design and Semkhor Productions, the executive producer. (more...)

Summer Showcase Announced at Theatre Memphis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Three Memphis Tenors… and a Baritone, a fun and original cabaret performance as part of a Summer Showcase, opens at Theatre Memphis in the Next Stage July 7 and runs through July 23, 2017. Featuring four Theatre Memphis mainstay performers, Philip Himebook, Charles McGowan, Joseph Lackie, and Charles "Chuck" Hodges, Theatre Memphis has created its very own version of the "The Three Tenors" but with a twist.  With favorites primarily from Broadway and opera, musical director Jeff Brewer has conceived an evening that will unite the best and brightest voices for the perfect summer offering. (more...)

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