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Rabbit Hole Theatricks to Premiere Children's Musical SUPERBUNNY MEETS THE MUMMY
by BroadwayWorld JR - Oct 19, 2016

Rabbit Hole Theatricks is about to premiere their fifth new children's musical called Superbunny Meets the Mummy, the fourth installment in the Superbunny catalog, while at the same time Rob Martin Productions of New Zealand is currently in rehearsal and preparing an international tour of both New Zealand and Australia of Rabbit Hole's second children's musical, A Cow Named Cow. (more...)

The Blasters, Bluegrass Brunch and More Coming Up Daryl's House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

Final Casting Announced for FROM PAGE TO STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The From Page to Stage season of new musical theatre announces casting and creative details for its four showcases including Lin-Manuel Miranda's 21 Chump Street (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein & More in All-New HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Pics
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

NBC has shared exclusive first look photos featuring the star-studded cast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, airing Wednesday, Dec. 7 on NBC. (more...)

#NativeReads Campaign of Native Children's Literature Launches
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

LONGMONT, CO - First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has partnered with Debbie Reese, Ph.D., (Nambé Pueblo), to create the Native American Children's Literature Recommended Reading List and Discussion Guide. Dr. Reese, known for her expertise in the field of Native children's literature, is an educator and has served on many national literacy boards. She is the editor and publisher of the American Indians in Children's Literature website. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre's LEAVINGS Opens This Sunday; Go Behind the Scenes!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents the world premiere of Gail Parrish's LEAVINGS, a story of racial reconciliation that brings an important voice to the public dialogue on Black Lives Matter. Directed by Ashley Honore Roberson, it plays October 21 - November 20, 2016 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, where Polarity is a resident company. (more...)

Photo Flash: HAMILTON Takes Its Shot in Chicago- First Look!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Performances of HAMILTON are currently underway at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago (18 W. Monroe). Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Josh Rhodes-Helmed GUYS AND DOLLS to Launch 2016-17 Season at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

GUYS AND DOLLS, hailed as one of the greatest musical comedies of all time, kicks off Asolo Rep's highly anticipated 2016-17 season, the fifth and final of its celebrated American Character Project. (more...)

The Bright Light Social Hour and Israel Nash Announce NEIGHBORS EP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Today, acclaimed Austin-based artists The Bright Light Social Hour and Israel Nash are excited to announce the Neighbors EP. A three-song collaboration between artists, the Neighbors EP is set for release digitally on November 4th, 2016,  to be followed by a physical release of 500 limited-edition copies on 7” vinyl on November 18th, 2016. (more...)

Redline Productions Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

After two successful years of operation at the intimate 63-seat Old Fitz Theatre, welcoming more than 32,000 people to 65 different shows, Red Line Productions have planned an even bigger season for 2017. Becoming known as a space which sees actors and creatives making brave and exciting choices and creating high-quality theatre, Red Line Productions has programmed ten main stage plays that will require more fearlessness and honesty from artists and audiences. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends Again at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Public Theater has announced a final extension today for the first major New York revival of PLENTY, written by David Hare. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show began performances on Tuesday, November 4 and was originally extended through Sunday, November 20. It will now run through Thursday, December 1, with an official press opening Sunday, October 23. (more...)

Joseph Drummond, Goodman Theatre Production Stage Manager To Receive 2016 Corona Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Eclipse Theatre Company announces its Eighth Annual Corona Award, to be presented to Joseph Drummond, Goodman Theatre Production Stage Manager. The Corona Award honors an individual who has played an important role in supporting and nurturing the growth of the Chicago theater community as well as small- to medium-sized ensembles such as Eclipse Theatre. The Corona Award derives its name from the Latin word, meaning crown, as well as outer atmosphere of the sun most easily seen during a total eclipse. (more...)

Theatre Exile Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Season with GUARDS AT THE TAJ by Rajiv Joseph
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Following 13 Barrymore nominations and a sold-out run for Tommy and Me, Theatre Exile continues their 20th Anniversary Season with the Philadelphia premiere of Guards at the Taj by playwright Rajiv Joseph. Based on dark myths surrounding the building of the Taj Mahal, this bold and surprising comedy is the story of two hapless guards that ultimately learn the ugly truth about one of the most beautiful wonders of the world. When asked to perform an unthinkable task, the pair struggle between loyalty, friendship and staying true to one's self. (more...)

The Road Theatre Company Presents THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that their critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS CHOICE, Stage Raw TOP TEN) first show of its 2016-2017 season,EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY, written by Tony award-winning playwright Edward Albee and directed by Andre Barron, is EXTENDING through SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, The Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Musica Viva NY to Present Bach-Focused HEROES AND DRAGONS This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Musica Viva NY-a chamber choir of thirty professionals and highly skilled volunteers dedicated to creating imaginative programs that offer joy, solace, renewal and inspiration in a busy world-presents Heroes and Dragons: J.S. Bach and the Epic Cantata on Sunday, December 4 at 5:00 p.m. at All Souls Church.  (more...)

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra with Goh Ballet Presents the Children's Symphonic Classic PETER AND THE WOLF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) presents Sergei Prokofiev's timeless symphonic tale, Peter and the Wolf, November 27, 2016, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. This enchanting story of a boy outwitting a wolf will come to life with music by VAMSO's more than 100 musicians, and a splendid performance by dancers of Goh Ballet choreographed by Adonis Daukaev. Bard on the Beach Founder & famed theatre figure, Christopher Gaze, will lend his voice as narrator for this delightful family event. (more...)

National Theatre of the Deaf Begins Fall Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The National Theatre of the Deaf has launched their Fall Touring Season with a varied and comprehensive bill featuring: Two by Twain -Experience of the McWilliamses directed by Guest Artist Joey Caverly and Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning directed by Guest Artist William C. Martin. These two comic gems are ushered onstage by a curtain warmer of American Poets all presented in the unique theatrical style created by NTD. The talented company is comprised of: (more...)

War Dog Musical 'SGT. STUBBY' to Melt Hearts at St. Luke's Starting This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Patriots, dog lovers and history buffs, Attention! SGT. STUBBY: THE GREAT AMERICAN WAR DOG MUSICAL, a new musical inspired by the most decorated war dog of World War I, with book & lyrics by Jack Dyville and music & lyrics by Lawrence Wankel will make its New York premiere on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at St. Luke's Theatre, 46th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

ZORA NEALE HURSTON to Host Post-Show Scholars Panel at New Federal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

On Sunday, October 30, immediately after the 2:30 PM matinee performance of 'Zora Neale Hurston, a theatrical biography' by Laurence Holder, New Federal Theatre will have a scholars' panel on this 'queen of the Harlem Renaissance,' who was a prolific novelist, playwright and journalist of the 1920s and 30s. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016


Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Present YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

"Follow your bliss" is the order of the day when Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents the uproarious comedy, You Can't Take It With You, directed by CCCT Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn, from November 11 through December 4. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Monday, October 17, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Monday, October 17, 2016! (more...)

Joseph Lorenzo Wise to Present RHYTHM MAN...CHANNELING THE GREATS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Joseph Lorenzo Wise has had a good year.  On Valentine's Day he released "Papaparazzi"a contempopera take on the Beethoven Fifth.  In March he released "SONGBOOK" his first album of ten live performances.  On The Full Moon Father's Day Summer Solstice, June 19, Wise celebrated his CD release with a powerful performance and the video "Summertime", the surprise hit from the CD and in July, the "On the 20th Century"original cast member was back in the tap shoes for "I MISS MY BROADWAY SHOW". (more...)

Scoop: MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D on ABC - Tuesday, November 1, 2016
by - Oct 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D, airing on ABC on Tuesday, November 1, 2016! (more...)

Broadway Star Will Swenson, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Among Recently Announced Berkshire Theatre Award Winners - Check Out the Full List Here!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The winners of the First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards have been announced. Seventeen arts journalists voted on 120 nominees in 25 categories chosen from artists in the 75 live theatre productions mounted in Berkshire County and adjacent areas between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016. (more...)

Halloween Activities and More in Benton Harbor Arts District and Downtown St. Joseph October 31st
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Trick-or-Treating festivities in the Benton Harbor Arts district and downtown St. Joseph, Mich., start October 31st.  (more...)

Composers Dwyer, Paige, Sotomayor, Carner & Gregor Set for 'In The Works' Series at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Honeck-Moss Productions, in conjunction with The Duplex Development Stage will present "In The Works."  An exciting new series conceived as an opportunity for composers to try out new work in front of an audience and see how it plays in a supportive environment.   (more...)

Las Vegas Philharmonic Forms American German Cultural Exchange Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Through a generous gift by German philanthropist Dorothee Hennings-Holtmann, the Las Vegas Philharmonic and the Brandenburg State Theater Orchestra, Cottbus are pleased to announce the American German Cultural Exchange Fellowship (AGCEF). This new and unique fellowship partners the Las Vegas Philharmonic with the Cottbus State Theater Orchestra in Cottbus, Germany and will give both organizations the opportunity to exchange guest artists with their respective orchestras. (more...)

Photo Flash: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Dante Hall Theater: Behind the Scenes!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

"Little Shop of Horrors," the musical hit, will 'plant' itself at Atlantic City's historic Dante Hall for a limited run of performances starting Friday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m., just in time for the Halloween holiday. (more...)

English Touring Theatre Announces Casting Update for SILVER LINING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

English Touring Theatre today announces a casting update for the world premiere of Sandi Toksvig's new comedy Silver Lining, a co-production with Rose Theatre Kingston. Sheila Reid plays Gloria, with Rachel Davies as Maureen, Keziah Joseph as Hope, Maggie McCarthy as May, Joanna Munro as June and Amanda Walker as St Michael in the production directed by Rebecca Gatward. It opens at Rose Theatre Kingston on 8 February, before touring to Portsmouth, Oxford, Cambridge, Ipswich, Keswick, York and Salford.   (more...)

M*A*S*H* Star Loretta Swit to Lead ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Laguna Playhouse has announced 'M*A*S*H' star LORETTA SWIT starring in ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, HER SECRET JOURNEY. (more...)

Broadway Inspirational Voices to Release Second Holiday Album 'GREAT JOY II'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Twelve years after the release of their first album, GREAT JOY -  A GOSPEL CHRISTMAS, Michael McElroy and the Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV) have announced the release of their second studio album, GREAT JOY II AROUND THE WORLD. (more...)

BWW Review: HAND TO GOD at Gablestage
by Roger Martin - Oct 17, 2016

Robert Askins' brilliant play, HAND TO GOD...where stereotypical characters are flipped inside out in horrifyingly hilarious fashion... (more...)

Spend the Night with THE PHANTOMS...UNMASKED! at Miramar Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Miramar Cultural Center (2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL) presents the national touring concert attraction, THE PHANTOMS...UNMASKED! on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at 8 PM. (more...)

MOCA Kicks Off Art Basel Miami Beach Week With THE OTHER DIMENSION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) will launch its Art Basel Miami Beach season with the presentation of The Other Dimension by Cuban-born, Miami artist Antuan Rodriguez. The Other Dimension addresses the constant human concern for universal communication through forms, symbols and codes. Curated by Jorge Luis Gutierrez, The Other Dimension kicks off Art Basel Miami Beach Week with a special meet the artist reception on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The exhibition is then open to the public through January 22, 2017.  (more...)

Producer Ken Davenport Boards Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group is very pleased to announce that Ken Davenport will join the company as Executive Producer for North America, effective immediately. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad, Kenny Leon & More Set for Restore Brooklyn Gala Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

On Monday, October 17, at 6:30 PM, the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation will host the Restore Brooklyn Annual Benefit gala, honoring Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III, Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon, Jay Walder and Jacqueline Berrien (posthumously). (more...)

Scoop: OWN November 2016 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Oct 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on OWN November 2016 Highlights (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jamie deRoy Brings Jamie deRoy & Friends to Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 17, 2016

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy brings her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show to New York's famed Birdland, Sunday, October 16, at 6 p.m. (more...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 16, 2016

Joseph Kesselring's Arsenic and Old Lace, a genteel and sometimes beguiling 'suspense comedy,' is a favorite among the nation's various and sundry community theater companies. And for good reason: It's slyly amusing, despite its age, and it features some genuinely engaging (if somewhat despicable, depending upon your perspective) characters who have entertained audiences for 75 years (it bowed on Broadway in 1941). (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: The Bootleg Theater Presents THE STAND-IN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2016

BOOTLEG THEATER is thrilled to announce the second show of its 2016-2017 season, the world premiere of THE STAND- IN, written by Alicia Adams & Peter Monro and directed by Patrick Murphy. THE STAND- IN will begin previews on Thursday, October 13 at 7pm; will open on Saturday, October 15 at 7pm and run through Saturday, November 5 at the Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/15/2016
by - Oct 15, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/15/2016. (more...)

The Midtown International Theatre Festival Returns!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

The MITF Awards Return! John Chatterton's 17th Summer Fest yielded an amazing crop of productions. Award Ceremony will be directly after the current festival: MIDTOWN INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL: AUTUMN ARTS 2016 October 26 - November 20 at the Jewel Box @ The WorkShop 312 W 36th Street, NYC (more...)

YoungArts to Premiere Newly Commissioned Short Films at OUTSIDE THE BOX Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

On November 5, 2016, the National YoungArts Foundation will premiere five collaborative short films created by YoungArts alumni as the season's first Outside the Box event, which takes place outdoors and is free to the public. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Extends for Third and Final Time at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final extension of Porchlight's 22nd season opener, the multi-Tony Award-winning In The Heights, now playing through Saturday, Dec.3, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegria Hudes. Directed and co-choreographed by Brenda Didier, co-choreographed by Chris Carter, music directed by Diana Lawrence and assistant directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

M&R Productions in Association with Glenn Krutoff Presents THE RADICALIZATION OF ROLFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Radicalization of Rolfe, winner of 2016 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award, re-opens as part of the Fringe Encore Series 2016 at The Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, New York City on Sunday, October 23, 2016. Written by Andrew Bergh and directed by Abigail Zealey Bess, The Radicalization of Rolfe is inspired by the backstory of the lesser-known but vital secondary characters in the legendary musical The Sound of Music. "A tone perfect production," the New York Times declares it is "a play that was just as much fun as - and cleverer than - it promised to be." (more...)

Gabrielle Lamb/Pigeonwing Dance to Premiere New Work at Baruch Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC) will host award-winning choreographer Gabrielle Lamb'sPigeonwing Dance in the premiere of an ensemble work that includes a new solo created for guest artist PeiJu Chien-Pott, a principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company. The program also includes Lamb's Tessellations (2016), performed by the Joffrey Ensemble. The one-night-only performance, presented in association with the CUNY Dance Initiative, will take place on Friday, November 18, at 7pm, at Mason Hall at the Baruch Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Enjoy Food, Family, Theatre and Fun for the Holidays at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre celebrates the holiday season with festive events and fun for the whole family. Join Drury Lane for a spook-tacular Halloween Party, enjoy a lavish feast during Thanksgiving Brunch and catch up with friends and family on chilly days with Holiday Afternoon Tea service. (more...)

THE WHIPPING MAN Comes to the Fells Point Corner Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Fells Point Corner Theater presents The Whipping Man, written by Matthew Lopez, October 14- 30th. The well-known Baltimore director, Barry Feinstein, leads the production, which tells the story of three Richmond Jews-a former Confederate soldier and two of his former slaves. The men are gathered around a makeshift Seder table at the close of the Civil War dealing with age-old questions of justice and freedom and finding new and surprising answers.  (more...)

Photo Flash: DRACULA at Tacoma Little Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

For the first time in its 98 year history, Tacoma Little Theatre presents DRACULA, adapted from the Bram Stoker novel by Steven Dietz, and directed by pug Bujeaud. (more...)

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