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Theatre in the Round to Stage Jane Austen's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Theatre in the Round Players (TRP) presents Sense and Sensibility in weekend performances during June. (more...)

Actors' Equity, Chicago Public Library Creating Film Archive of Chicago Theatre
by Michael Dale - May 19, 2016

The new theatre preservation project is modeled after the New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. (more...)

CATS' Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler On Unfolding The Familiar To Find Something Deeper
by Michael Dale - May 19, 2016

The IN THE HEIGHTS and HAMILTON choreography looks to honor CATS' past while creating something deeper. (more...)

Douglas Hodge & Kelli Barrett to Star in MY FAIR LADY at Bay Street Theater; Michael Arden Will Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Bay Street Theater has announced some of the principal cast of MY FAIR LADY, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw & Gabriel Pascal's motion picture, and Directed by Michael Arden, Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Director of a Musical for the Broadway revival of (more...)

Farm Theatre to Present Padraic Lillis' HOPE YOU GET TO ELEVEN, 6/23-7/3
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

This summer The Farm Theater is pleased to present Padraic Lillis' solo show, Hope You Get to Eleven, or What Are We Going to Do About Sally?, directed byScott Illingworth and presented as part of the 8th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Performances will be on June 23 at 7:30pm, June 25 at 5pm, June 29 at 7:30pm, and July 3 at 4:30pm at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). Tickets ($18) are available online or by calling 866-811-4111. Proceeds from the show will benefit the National Suicide Prevention Network. (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre to Stage DEATHTRAP, 6/9-8/14
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2016-2017 season with Ira Levin's popular murder mystery, Deathtrap, directed by Artistic Director William Osetek. Deathtrap runs June 9 - August 14, 2016 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, June 16 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

The CW Announces 2016-17 Fall Schedule
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2016

The CW Network presented its 2016-17 schedule to advertisers, affiliates and national media at New York City Center in New York City today, kicked off by the rock band Fitz and the Tantrums performing their hit singles “Handclap” and “The Walker.” (more...)

The Hot Sardines' 'French Fries & Champagne' Premiered By Elmore Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Formed by bandleader Evan “Bibs” Palazzo and lead singer “Miz Elizabeth” Bougerol, The Hot Sardines' sophomore studio album, French Fries & Champagne, will be released June 17 (more...)

Theater League of Clifton's CABARET Continues This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Theater League of Clifton presents its Spring Musical 'Cabaret'. Directed by Kathleen Kellaigh, Music Directed by Jalmari Vanamo and Produced by: Maryann Irizarry, opened Friday May 13th, 2016. This is a strictly limited engagement continues through Sunday May 22nd, 2016 at the Theresa Apera Theater (199 Scoles Ave, Clifton, New Jersey 07012). (more...)

Broadway Sound Designer Abe Jacob to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Live Design Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Legendary theatrical sound designer Abe Jacob will be honored for his pioneering career achievements at the Live Design Awards on Monday, June 13 in New York. Another legendary icon, Chita Rivera, will present the award to Jacob, whom she has known since the original Broadway production of CHICAGO (1975). (more...)

Photo Flash: Kelli O'Hara, Cady Huffman, Ann Hampton Callaway and More Raise Funds at 2016 CANY Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

On Monday, May 16, 2016, Broadway stars came together for a special evening to help raise funds and awareness for Creative Alternatives of New York (CANY), a leading nonprofit organization known for its innovative use of drama therapy to empower children and adults who have endured trauma to rebuild their lives. Scroll down for photos from this year's event! (more...)

THE PRODUCERS to Run 5/27-6/26 at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Producers, running May 27 - June 26, 2016 in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre at the Omaha Community Playhouse, is the hilarious, lively and absurd Mel Brooks comedy that follows producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom on their quest to become filthy rich. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch First Five Minutes of AMC's PREACHER, Starring Dominic Cooper
by - May 18, 2016

AMC has released the first five minutes of the highly anticipated PREACHER pilot episode in advance of the Sunday, May 22nd premiere. Check it out below! (more...)

Scoop: NIGHTLINE on ABC - Friday, May 20, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on NIGHTLINE, airing on ABC on Friday, May 20, 2016! (more...)

Joseph Brisben Shares MARVIN'S GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

'Marvin's Garden' (published by Lulu) tells the story of an abused housewife in Pond Creek, Oklahoma, who decides to murder her husband. She fears conventional methods because she is afraid her husband will catch her in the act and kill her first. Recalling that her husband's father and brother died from heart attacks and remembering that 'the way to a man's heart is through his stomach,' she decides to let him eat himself to death, but before that happens, she encounters a complication. (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Company Sets 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

? Sideshow Theatre Company, winner of the League of Chicago Theatres' 2016 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award, is pleased to announce its full 10th Anniversary Season, proudly featuring two world premieres and one U.S premiere production. (more...)

Koerner Quartet to Welcome Rolston Quartet to VAM's Koerner Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Koerner Quartet closes its 2015/16 season with up-and-coming Houston-based ensemble, The Rolston String Quartet, June 5, 7:30pm at the Vancouver Academy of Music's (VAM) Koerner Recital Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Billie Jo and Judd Herberger Host Valley Youth Theatre Party
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Dedicated performing arts enthusiasts Billie Jo and Judd Herberger hosted an intimate party this past Saturday night May 14th to honor Valley Youth Theatre (VYT). (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre, Fulton Theatre to Present New Chamber Version of GHOST THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The 'nationally regarded' Maine State Music Theatre and Fulton Theatre present the exclusive premiere of the new chamber version of GHOST THE MUSICAL June 8 through June 25. (more...)

Dominicans Love Haitians Movement to Bring Together Artists at WOW Cafe Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

While Dominicans of Haitian background are deported in the Dominican Republic, Dominicans and Haitians in New York City celebrate their interrelated culture and history. (more...)

Sandy Taylor and Justin Anthony Long to Star in MARY POPPINS at MPAC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) presents its fourth annual spring production, MARY POPPINS, from June 3, 2016 to June 5, 2016. (more...)

Amazon Secures Exclusive Rights to AMC's PREACHER for Prime Video in UK, Germany & Japan
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

PREACHER joins Amazon Prime Video's line-up of award-winning and critically acclaimed TV shows and movies when the premiere episode launches on Monday 23rd May with new episodes released weekly, a day after their US premiere, starting from Monday 6th June (more...)

Landi Oshinowo and Nicolas Colicos to Star in I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD at Jermyn Street; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

West End stars Landi Oshinowo (Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act) and Nicolas Colicos (Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act) lead the cast of the first UK revival of I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD at Jermyn Street Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Imagine Productions' HEATHERS
by Jerri Shafer - May 18, 2016

Based on the classic 1989 film, Westerberg High is ruled by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta: Heather, Heather and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio. But misfit Veronica Sawyer rejects their evil regime for a new boyfriend, the dark and sexy stranger J.D., who plans to put the Heathers in their place - six feet under. (more...)

Cellcom Israel Announces Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016


Hedgerow Theatre to Present THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS, 5/26-6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

?Hilarious chaos will abound on the Hedgerow Theatre stage when The Servant of Two Masters gets to work from May 26 to June 26 in director Aaron Cromie's world premiere adaptation of the Carlo Goldoni classic farce. (more...)

Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 and up. Comedy Club is sponsored by Saunders & Associates and The Friars Foundation. Media sponsor is Beach Magazine. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dancers Unite on the Red Carpet at the 2016 Astaire Awards!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 17, 2016

The 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Awards gala was held just last night, May 16, to honor outstanding dance and choreography on Broadway, off-Broadway, and in film, at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). Broadway's SHUFFLE ALONG and SHE LOVES ME's Jane Krakowski led the pack. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners! (more...)

ARSENIC & OLD LACE Opens Tomorrow at Derby Dinner Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Derby Dinner Playhouse kicks off their 2016-2017 season with the popular comedy ARSENIC & OLD LACE, opening May 18 and running through June 26, 2016.  For ticket information please call 812-288-8281 or visit (more...)

Skyline Theatre Company to Present SWEENEY TODD This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

?Skyline Theatre Company, Bergen County's most established professional theatre company and in residence at the Fair Lawn Community Center in Bergen County's Fair Lawn, presents "Sweeney Todd:  The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" from Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22. (more...)

Katie Mariko Murray and Tim Quartier to Star in Atlanta Lyric Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

How far would you go for true love? Atlanta Lyric Theatre explores that question with one of the most powerful and tragic love stories in American theatre, WEST SIDE STORY. (more...)

See Serenbe Playhouse's CHARLOTTE'S WEB Surrounded by Animals
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

On Serenbe's vibrant farm, bustling with life, growth and enduring love, what more natural tale to tell than that of CHARLOTTE'S WEB adapted from E.B. White's classic children's book. (more...)

5th Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival Slated for June at Actor's Express
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The One-Minute Play Festival and Actor's Express present the 5th Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival on Sunday, June 12 and Monday June 13 at 8 PM at Actor's Express. The Festival is produced and curated by Dominic D'Andrea. (more...)

Argus Brewery Earns Bronze Medal At World Beer Cup
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Argus Brewery's Holsteiner Lager received a bronze medal in the American-Style Amber Lager category at the Brewers Association 2016 World Beer Cup that took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 6, 2016 following the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America . (more...)

KATIE BRENNAN'S QUARTER LIFE CRISIS Comes To The Edinburgh Fringe Festival
by Natalie O'Donoghue - May 17, 2016

Join actress and blogger Katie Brennan for a new show, packed with music, comedy and cabaret all about living that Quarter-Life Crisis. (more...)

HOLLYWOOD 911, COPYCAT KILLERS Among Reelz New & Returning Original Series
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

REELZ today announced new original series HOLLYWOOD 911 will premiere Saturday, June 11 at 10pm ET/PT and the return of original series Murder Made Me Famous and CopyCat Killers with new episodes (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere HATE IN AMERICA: LONE WOLVES, 5/21
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

In commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today the premiere of its third installment of the hit HATE IN AMERICA franchise, Lone Wolves (more...)

SharkReach Announces Hiring Of CFO
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016


Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with A VIEW FROM ISLINGTON NORTH at the Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

A VIEW FROM ISLINGTON NORTH, an evening of imaginative, provocative and hilarious political satire from some of the UK's most celebrated playwrights, directed by Max Stafford-Clark, will play at the Arts Theatre in London from 18 May until 2 July, with a press night on 24 May. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally. (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, May 30, 2016
by - May 16, 2016

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, May 30, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE HAIRY APE at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Renowned British actor/writer/director Steven Berkoff directs a rare production of Eugene O'Neill's 1922 expressionist play THE HAIRY APE. The production opened on May 14 at West L.A.'s Odyssey Theatre, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES at the Hudson
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

What is the path we take to find love in a harsh world? Colleen Camp Productions and CRAZYface Productions LLC present a fresh new production of GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES, directed by John Hindman and starring Sara Rae Foster (Showtime's Masters of Sex) and Jeff Ward (Lifetime's Manson's Lost Girls). Rajiv Joseph's poignant and darkly comic tale about love, pain and friendship opens May 20 at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Barrel of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: THE SUMMER STRIKES BACK Set for Neo-Futurist Theater, 6/13-8/15
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Barrel of Monkeys invites you to enjoy a line-up of brand new stories at THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: The Summer Strikes Back, directed by Artistic Director Joseph Schupbach, playing Mondays at 8 pm from June 13 - August 15, 2016 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: NMA's 'Give Kids a Shot' Gala Honors Super Bowl MVP Deion Branch
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

The National Meningitis Association (Lynn Bozof, President) honored New England Patriot and Super Bowl MVP Deion Branch with the Nancy Ford Springer Award. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

First Look - The Race Is On to Save Hanna in PRETTY LITTLE LIARS' Seventh Season
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

When the seventh season of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on Freeform, all eyes will be focused on the race to save Hanna. The series returns on is on Tuesday, June 21st. (more...)

Oscar Nominee Bruce Davison Joins Grey Ensemble Theatre's F*CK MY LIFE at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Critically acclaimed actor Bruce Davison joins the cast of FUCK MY LIFE, Grey Ensemble Theatre's inaugural production at this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival in a pre-recorded cameo as 'The Interviewer'. (more...)

Tony Winner Karen Ziemba to Star in GYPSY at Sharon Playhouse; Klea Blackhurst, Elizabeth Franz & More Also on Tap for 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, announces casting and creative teams for the 2016 summer season of musicals and plays Gypsy; Big River; Quartet; I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change; and the new musical, Judge Jackie: Disorder in the Court. (more...)

YES, Michael Bolton, Chicago and More Set for New Series at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

?Benzel-Busch Motor Car Corp., America's premier automotive dealership proudly representing Mercedes-Benz, Audi and smart vehicles, is excited to announce the 2016 "Benzel-Busch Concert Series" at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) located at 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, New Jersey. (more...)

by Michael Rabice - May 16, 2016

Out of a sense of homegrown spirit and pride, Nickel City Opera enlisted the 27 time ASCAP award winning composer, Persis Vehar to set a libretto to music based on the assassination of President William McKinley at the 1901 Pan American Exposition by Polish-American dissident and self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. Commissioned by Dr. Judith Wolf and written by librettist Gabrielle Vehar, 'SHOT!' dramatizes the events before, during and after President McKinley's death providing the flavor of Buffalo in 1901 including actual songs that were written about the Pan American Exposition and its' relationship to Buffalo. (more...)

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