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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...)

Cast Announced For Musical THE BURNT PART BOYS at Park Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 22, 2016

The cast has been announced for the European premiere of heart-warming chamber musical THE BURNT PART BOYS at Park Theatre, which runs from 10 August to 3 September. This is the first musical to be staged in PARK90, and British director Matthew Illife directs a brand new cast in this premiere. Press Night is Thursday 11 August, 7pm.   (more...)

Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal Revive J.B. Priestley's WHEN WE ARE MARRIED
by Marianka Swain - Jun 22, 2016

Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal will be joining forces in September to stage J.B.Priestley's much loved and rarely toured classic comedy WHEN WE ARE MARRIED. Directed by and featuring Northern Broadsides artistic director Barrie Rutter, the production will open at York Theatre Royal from the 9-24 September and then go on a national tour until 10 December 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Ehle & Jefferson Mays in Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Commissioned byLincoln Center Theater,J.T. Rogers' Oslo is currently in previews ahead of an official opening night of Monday, July 11 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out a first look below! (more...)

UNRAVELING THE FAMILY HISTORY OF JESUS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

What if the real lineage of Jesus isn't what historians and theologians have known it to be for the past 2,000 years? What if Jesus wasn't in fact 'meek and mild,' but rather rich and powerful? What if his supposed father, Joseph of Nazareth, was actually the son of Cleopatra VII? (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 6/22 - 6/24 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 6/22 - 6/24, airing on NBC (more...)

Debbie Matenopoulos Named New Co-Host of Hallmark Channel's HOME & FAMILY
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Cristina Ferrare, longtime co-host of Hallmark Channel's Daytime Emmy(R)-nominated daily series HOME & FAMILY, will depart the network's popular original lifestyle program, it was announced today by Hallmark Channel. (more...)

Jason Donovan Coming to Par Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

'80s heart-throb and star of the stage Jason Donovan has added a date at Parr Hall to his already packed 2016 tour. (more...)

Midsummer Night Swing Week Three Kicks Off 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Week Three of Midsummer Night Swing will have dance enthusiasts dancing cumbia, Lindy hop, tango, and the Charleston under the stars in Lincoln Center's open-air ballroom in Damrosch Park (West 62nd Street between Columbus & Amsterdam Avenues) from July 5 through July 9. Midsummer Night Swing brings together people of all ages, at every skill level, and from diverse backgrounds for 15 evenings of social dance with music played by acclaimed bands from across the country and around the world. (more...)

Theatreworks USA to Open JUNIE B.'S ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL GUIDE TO SCHOOL at Lucille Lortel Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

This summer Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School. Thanks to the generosity of corporations, foundations, and donors, Theatreworks USA  will be able to send over 12,000 underserved youth to the theatre for FREE! (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...)

Get Tickets to Lincoln Center Theater's Newest Play OSLO for Just $77
by Contests - Broadway - Jun 22, 2016

How did the 1993 Middle East peace talks come to be held secretly in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo? Just $77 to see the Lincoln Center Theater's Newest Show, Now in Previews.  (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...)

JUST SO STORIES Set for Stephen Joseph Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

A long time ago, Rudyard Kipling wrote the Just So Stories for his own children - stories about where he imagined animals' trunks and humps and throats and other things came from. (more...)

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Comes to Lyceum Theatre Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

One of the world's favourite musicals, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, will have audiences of all ages flying high when it lands at the Lyceum Theatre from Wednesday 29 June - Sunday 17 July, starring TV favourites Michelle Collins and Shaun Williamson, with award-winning musical stars Lee Mead and Carrie Hope Fletcher. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre to Present MARY POPPINS, 7/22-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Friday and Saturday evenings from July 22nd to July 30th, The Fischgrund Center for the Performing Arts will become the streets of London to present Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins, South Bend Civic Theatre's summer production at St. Joseph County Parks. Katie Kuehner stars as the practically perfect nanny opposite Pierre Cooks as Bert the chimney sweep, in this production sponsored by Merrill Lynch - Matt Kahn Associates. Mark Abram-Copenhaver directs this production in collaboration with Music Director Roy Bronkema, Choreographer Callie Lorenz, and over 35 actors (full cast list below). (more...)

Works by 40 Contemporary Artists to Open This Fall at Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

This fall, the Jewish Museum will upend museum conventions with Take Me (I'm Yours), an exhibition featuring artworks that visitors are asked to touch, participate in, and even take home. On view from September 16, 2016 through February 5, 2017, Take Me (I'm Yours) will feature 40 international and intergenerational artists, many of whom are creating new and site-specific works for the exhibition. Selected artists include Uri Aran, Christian Boltanski, Andrea Bowers, Andrea Fraser, General Sisters, Gilbert & George, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Jonathan Horowitz, Alison Knowles, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Jonas Mekas, Yoko Ono, Rachel Rose, Martha Rosler, Tino Sehgal, Haim Steinbach, Amalia Ulman, and Lawrence Weiner, among others. (more...)

Sharuthie Ramesh Releases A PROPHECY: BOOK 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Author Sharuthie Ramesh returns to the world of fantasy fiction with the second book of The Chosen Hybrid Series. 'A Prophecy: Book 2' (published by Xlibris) resumes the story of Kyra Rumblen Count. This time, a new prophecy forecasts trouble, the stakes get higher as a new character is set to bring chaos. (more...)

Anna Jane Casey Joins Annette Badland & Abigail Matthews for Arion Productions' Masterclasses
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Arion Productions has announced West End leading lady, Anna Jane Casey, as the latest artist to join the line-up of extraordinary performers and industry professionals providing expert 'one day only' training in much-sought-after specialist fields.  These masterclasses take place at Diorama Arts Studios on various Sunday afternoons throughout 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SHUFFLE ALONG Chorus Presented with Equity's ACCA Award
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 21, 2016

Earlier today, Actors' Equity Association presented Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed with the tenth annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. Presented by Equity's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA) the ACCA Award is the only industry accolade of its kind to honor the distinctive talents and contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical. (more...)

DC, Baltimore & VA-Area Artists Tapped for TCG's Inaugural 'Rising Leaders of Color' Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce the inaugural cohort of the Rising Leaders of Color (RLC) Program. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL's Josh Davis to Star in THE GOLD at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The New York Musical Festival and Laura Yosowitz, Vital Arts Collaborative are pleased to announce Josh Davis (Beautiful) will play Joseph in THE GOLD, a new musical about one man's fight for love, family and country, with book by Andrea Lepcio and Phil Yosowitz, music and lyrics by Phil Yosowitz, music supervision by Steven Jamail and direction by Spiro Veloudos. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 6/21 - 6/24 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jun 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 6/21 - 6/24 (more...)

'LADY DAY' & PECONG Set for Bayou Theatre Company's Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The Bayou Theatre Company returns with its third season entitled 'The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Exploring the Complexities of Womanhood'. With a season focused on female-centered stories, the season will open with Lanie Robertson's riveting one woman play with music LADY DAY AT THE EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL, followed by PECONG by Steve Carter, a resetting of the myth of Medea. (more...)

The Barn Players to Present THE ELEPHANT MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

"The Elephant Man" is the next production at Kansas City's Barn Players - opening Friday evening, July 29 playing through Sunday matinee August 14 at The Barn Players Theatre, 6219 Martway in Mission; the play is rated "PG-13". (more...)

Road Less Traveled Productions Welcomes National Playwright Resident Rajiv Joseph
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is excited to announce its inaugural 2016 National Playwright Resident, playwright Rajiv Joseph. (more...)

Megan McGinnis to Star in SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The Old Globe has announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Paul Gordon's delightfully romantic new musical SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, developed with Rick Boynton and presented in association with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where it was commissioned and had its world premiere in April 2015. (more...)

Julie Johnston Pens GOD'S LOVE AND LESSONS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Julie Johnston, a loving grandmother and dedicated author, has completed her new book 'God's Love and Lessons': an inviting and encouraging collection of children's Bible stories. (more...)

John Bolton, Ryan Cavanaugh & More to Star in Pittsburgh CLO's DAMN YANKEES!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Batter up! Just in time for the thick of baseball season comes the muscular musical about baseball super-fan Joe Boyd. Joe is transformed into a star slugger after he makes a deal with the devil and his sexy associate, Lola, for a chance to lead his home team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. (more...)

Celebration Theatre Extends THE BOY FROM OZ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Celebration Theatre at the Lex and Bruce W. Zisterer in association with Nicholas Caprio, Michael C. Kricfalusi, Todd Milliner and Jack Morrissey presents, under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, and thrilled to announce that their critically-acclaimed (LA Times Critic's Choice) Smash-Hit, West Coast premiere of THE BOY FROM OZ, music and lyrics by Peter Allen, book by Martin Sherman, original book by Nick Enright, choreography by Janet Roston, musical direction by Bryan Blaskie, produced by Andrew Carlberg and directed by Celebration Theatre co-artistic director Michael A. Shepperd is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, JULY 31 at the Celebration Theatre's new home, Celebration at the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Jennifer Damiano, Victoria Clark, Mandy Gonzalez, Tony Sheldon & More Will Take Part in NYMF 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, announced today the initial slate of artists participating in NYMF 2016, taking place from July 11 through August 7 in Midtown Manhattan. (more...)

Single Tickets to Arizona Theatre Company's 50th Anniversary Season on Sale in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Single tickets for Arizona Theatre Company's upcoming 50th anniversary season of six of the finest contemporary and classic American theatre productions at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, go on sale beginning Monday, July 25. (more...)

Cast Announced for MNM Productions' THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND at Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz, the producing partners behind MNM Productions, today named the five-person cast of THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, a musical revue showcasing the music of legendary Broadway songwriters John Kander and Fred Ebb, including such audience favorite tunes as All That Jazz, My Coloring Book and New York, New York. Conceived by David Thompson, Scott Ellis and Susan Stroman, the show will run for 15 performances at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse in West Palm Beach, starting on Thursday, August 4, 2016. (more...)

E.D.G.E. Theatre to Stage 1776 This September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

?E.D.G.E. Theatre has announced, in honor of the November elections, 1776. The production features music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards, book by Peter Stone and direction by Melissa Crabtree with musical direction by Linnea Carrera, September 1 - 17, at Mary's Attic, 5400 N Clark Ave. Opening night is Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22 and maybe be purchased at www.edgeoforion.com.  (more...)

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre & Dee Buchanan Studio of Dance to Host CABARET FOR A CAUSE, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre and The Dee Buchanan Studio of Dance have come together to host Cabaret for a Cause on Saturday, June 25th at Way Off Broadway. The charity event is to benefit the Bald Ballerina. (more...)

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