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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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

Judson Jones to Helm Theatre East's A NAME FOR A GHOST TO MUTTER at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Theatre East presents A Name for a Ghost to Mutter by Cyndi Williams at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street NYC. Performances begin for the limited engagement on Friday, November 11, 2016. (more...)

Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Pastor Julius R. Malone Releases'Going Through the Storms of Life'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WI - Having been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and surviving the odds, Pastor Julius R. Malone unveils his personal journey in his revised book entitled, 'Going Through the Storms of Life,' where he provides readers with the spiritual tools needed to battle and overcome the difficulties of life. The book is available at Living By the Word bookstore. It is also available in the Amazon Kindle ebook store. (more...)

Discovery to Premiere Season 2 of TREASURE QUEST: SNAKE ISLAND, 11/4
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Confident they've honed in on the exact location, the explorers go all out in pursuit of the ultimate fortune in the second season of TREASURE QUEST: SNAKE ISLAND premiering Friday, November 4, at 10 PM ET/PT on the Discovery Channel. (more...)

Mamie Gummer and More to Lead Reading of David Esbjornson's New Play SUNDOGS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

David Esbjornson (The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?, Driving Miss Daisy) will direct an industry presentation of Howard Emanuel's Sundogs on Monday, October 17th at 3:30pm and Tuesday, October 18th at 3pm. (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...)

South Bend Civic Center to Present THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The South Bend Civic Theatre retells the gripping reimagination of events the night before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. The Mountaintop, sponsored by The African American Community Fund of the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County, is directed by Shirley Gorden. Be sure to catch The Mountaintop as it runs October 21st through the 30th in the Wilson Theatre. (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...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for John Leguizamo's OTHELLO: THE REMIX
by Marissa Sblendorio - Oct 14, 2016

John Leguizamo will present The Q Brothers' Othello: The Remix, written, directed and composed by GQ and JQ, which will make its New York debut at the Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd), beginning previews on Tuesday, October 25th and officially opening on Thursday, November 17th. (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...)

Beit Zvi and Library Theatre to Present 'JOSEPH' and THE 39 STEPS This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

This autumn, Beit Zvi School of the Performing Arts presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, playing at the Ramat-Gan Theatre, while Ha'Sifriya (Library) Theatre stages The 39 Steps, playing at the Ha'Sifriya Theatre's Gary Bilu hall. (more...)

Athena Festival to Launch Idle Muse Theatre Company's 11th Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Idle Muse Theatre Company announces their 11th Season which will begin in November with the now annual Athena Festival, celebrating plays written and directed by women to be curated by ensemble member Sara Robinson. Idle Muse Artistic Director, Evan Jackson directs the Chicago premiere of The Scullery Maid written by playwright Joseph Zettelmaier in March 2017. The season then concludes in August 2017 with the Midwest premiere of Conor McPherson's The Veil. (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...)

Theatre Vets to Hit the Stage for ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: AMERICAN ROCK & ROLL Charity Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Path Fund Inc. has announced the stellar line up of rockers set to perform at the 23rd Annual ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: AMERICAN ROCK & ROLL on Monday, November 14, 2016 at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleeker Street) at 8 p.m. (more...)

Marblehead School of Ballet to Spotlight Jimmy Raye During 45th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) is featuring instructor Jimmy Raye during its 45th anniversary season.  Trained in classical ballet and Pilates, Raye's extensive art portfolio includes recognition as a prominent fashion collector of vintage shoes, hats, purses and clothes by the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and The New York Times.   (more...)

Lodato Release Remix of Twentyone Pilots' HEATHENS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The rise of New York based multitalented artist Lodato has been well documented of late and it is clear to see why. The American DJ and producer has been tipped to reach the top of the EDM ladder thanks to his unique studio productions, which have been released on labels such as Laidback Luke's Ones To Watch (Mixmash) and Armin Van Buuren's Armada Music, who released his highly sought after remix of Vicetone's festival banger 'Stars' - it won't be long before he is rubbing shoulders alongside A-List stars on the world's biggest stages. (more...)

Hannu Lintu returns to the US to conduct in St Louis, Baltimore and Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Hannu Lintu travels to the United States for intense period of performances with St. Louis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony and Detroit Symphony orchestras (14-30 October) Finnish conductor dedicates Baltimore performances of Cantus Arcticus to memory of Einojuhani Rautavaara '[Lintu] conducted with such an impassioned and longsighted grasp of the work's momentum - its majesty, the shaping of its organic life from start to finish - that one's concentration didn't flag for a split second... A revelatory evening... of fierce energies and hallowed spaces,' The Times, October 2013 (more...)

Photographer Justyna Mielnikiewicz Awarded $30,000 Grant from W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The W. Eugene Smith Fund is pleased to announce that Justyna Mielnikiewicz is the recipient of its 2016 grant in humanistic photography for her project, A Diverging Frontier: Russia and its Neighbors, which explores how Soviet Republics like Georgia and Ukraine are still looking for ways to break away from Russia's sphere of influence. Receiving the Smith Grant will allow her to complete the work, which began in 2001, and present a comprehensive visual guide to the region 25 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The $30,000 grant was presented to Justyna Mielnikiewicz during the foundation's 37th annual awards ceremony at the SVA Theater in New York City. (more...)

Tony & Oscar Winner Mark Rylance Signs On for WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS
by Movies News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Mark Rylance and Ciro Guerra have signed on to the big screen adaptation of J.M. Coetzee's award winning book WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS (more...)

Arcola Theatre Presents DRONES, BABY, DRONES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

As Barack Obama prepares to leave office, this world premiere double bill at Arcola Theatre from Wednesday 2 November to Saturday 26 November probes behind the scenes of America's controversial drone wars, and asks what they will mean for our future. (more...)

Broadway Palm Presents EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Broadway Palm is thrilled to present the dynamic musical EVITA playing now through November 19, 2016. This Tony® Award-Winning production is based on the unforgettable life story of Eva Peron, an activist, suffragist and adored celebrity.  (more...)

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