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Brooklyn Actors Billy Magnussen, Michael Chernus, and More Speak Out on Poverty Through MTA Subway Poster Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Actors Billy Magnussen, Michael Chernus, Will Rogers and Staceyann Chin have joined the Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) 2016 ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign, which launched on September 7 in 36 Brooklyn subway stations, featuring stylized posters illustrating a diverse, hip and eclectic group of Brooklyn movers and shakers who are advocating for poor and low-income Brooklyn residents. (more...)

Sneak Peek - MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP REALITY STARS Returns to WE tv, 10/7
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

WE tv's hit series, 'MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP REALITY STARS,' is back Friday, October 7 at 9PM ET/PT. Watch a sneak peek below! (more...)


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COMES A FAERY to Run 10/1-24 at Nylon Fusion Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Audience members must decide for themselves if a sinister Irish fairy is real or simply a scary manifestation of a lonely girl's psychology in 'Comes a Faery,' the newest play by James McLindon, which will be presented by Nylon Fusion Theatre Company from October 1 to 24, directed by Shaun Peknic. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/29/2015 - New Ruler for THE KING AND I, Nyong'o Onstage, BROADWAY SALUTES and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 29, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE KING AND I gets a new ruler, Lupita Nyong'o takes the stage and more! (more...)

Anti-Bullying Film THE MARTIAL ARTS KID to Open in Select Theaters Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

An anti-bullying film, The Martial Arts Kid will open only in theatres on September 18th in New York and Los Angeles, which will then quickly be followed by other top markets including Chicago, Texas, Florida and Washington, DC. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE Hits Rehearsals in TREK TO BROADWAY, Episode 4 - 'The Point of No Return'
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2015

Below, get a sneak peek behind the scenes of Broadway's ALLEGIANCE with Episode 4 of the musical's 'TREK TO BROADWAY', titled 'The Point of No Return,' featuring interviews with the cast and creative team, plus some rehearsal footage! (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

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Sneak Peek - MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP REALITY STARS Returns to WE tv, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

WE tv's hit series, 'MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP REALITY STARS,' is back Today, October 7 at 9PM ET/PT. Watch a sneak peek below! (more...)

Discovery Channel Premieres All-New Season of EDGE OF ALASKA, 10/23
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Now, as the dangerous hidden force behind these changes is revealed, the battle to preserve the McCarthy way of life reaches a Point of No Return in the all new season of EDGE OF ALASKA, premiering Sunday, October 23 at 10PM. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/29/2015 - 10/6/2015
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Pontine Theatre to Stage KING LEAR, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Pontine Theatre presents The Independent Eye theatre ensemble's inspired two-person vision of William Shakespeare's King Lear. Played out within the confines of an aluminum cage, King Lear and The Fool are accompanied by nearly 30 life-sized, hand, and finger puppets operated by actors and master puppeteers Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller. King Lear plays October 23 - 25 at Pontine's West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington Street in Portsmouth NH. The theatre is not visible from the street, look for the big 959 on the signpost at the head of the drive. This production is underwritten by Piscataqua Savings Bank. Performances are Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 4pm, and Sunday at 2pm. Advance tickets are available online. Tickets may also be purchased at the door a half-hour prior to each show, based on availability. For tickets ($24) and more information, visit www.pontine.org (more...)

VIDEO: Exclusive! Get a First-Hand Look at ALLEGIANCE's Journey in Episode 5 of TREK TO BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2015

Below, go behind-the-scenes of Broadway's ALLEGIANCE with Episode 5 of the musical's 'TREK TO BROADWAY', titled 'The Point of No Return,' featuring interviews with the cast and creative team, plus some rehearsal footage! (more...)

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Bass Performance Hall
by Kyle Christopher West - Oct 25, 2016

After a record-breaking twenty-eight years on Broadway (and nearly the same timespan on the road), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is an international sensation that's been seen by virtually everyone. In fact, nearly 150 million people have sat in the audience for a performance and listened to the Andrew Lloyd Webber score in more than 15 languages! Up until the 2004 feature film, each of these performances followed the blueprint created by director Harold Prince and CATS choreographer Gillian Lynn, first staging it in London where it currently celebrates its 30th year of success. But, in 2012, producer Cameron Mackintosh recruited West End director Laurence Connor to helm a sparkling new production, later inspiring a new US tour that has just returned to Bass Hall in its second DFW-area appearance. And while 'Phans' of the original production might miss a few iconic elements, the new tour offers an exciting opportunity to experience the show through a new pair of opera glasses. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winner Stephen Adly Guirgis Announced As Eclipse Theatre Company's 2016 Featured Playwright
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2015

Chicago's Eclipse Theatre Company, the Midwest's only theatre company to focus on a single playwright each season, will feature the works of Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis for their 2016 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: DISGRACED Will Leave You Stunned
by Maria Rita Meli - Oct 24, 2015

It clearly is more than evident at this dinner: politics and religion are two topics one would consider to be off topic at any social gathering. What playwright Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced shows is that both topics, central and crucial in one play, makes for an evening of theatre spent on the edge of your seat. (more...)

Discovery Channel Premieres All-New Season of EDGE OF ALASKA, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

Now, as the dangerous hidden force behind these changes is revealed, the battle to preserve the McCarthy way of life reaches a Point of No Return in the all new season of EDGE OF ALASKA, premiering Sunday, October 23 at 10PM. (more...)

Pontine Theatre to Stage KING LEAR, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Pontine Theatre presents The Independent Eye theatre ensemble's inspired two-person vision of William Shakespeare's King Lear. Played out within the confines of an aluminum cage, King Lear and The Fool are accompanied by nearly 30 life-sized, hand, and finger puppets operated by actors and master puppeteers Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller. King Lear plays October 23 - 25 at Pontine's West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington Street in Portsmouth NH. The theatre is not visible from the street, look for the big 959 on the signpost at the head of the drive. This production is underwritten by Piscataqua Savings Bank. Performances are Today at 7:30pm, Saturday at 4pm, and Sunday at 2pm. Advance tickets are available online. Tickets may also be purchased at the door a half-hour prior to each show, based on availability. For tickets ($24) and more information, visit www.pontine.org (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...)

Nylon Fusion Theatre's COMES A FAERY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Audience members must decide for themselves if a sinister Irish fairy is real or simply a scary manifestation of a lonely girl's psychology in 'Comes a Faery,' the newest play by James McLindon, which will be presented by Nylon Fusion Theatre Company from tonight, October 1, through October 24, directed by Shaun Peknic. (more...)

BWW Review: Reality Is Served in ArtsWest's MY MANANA COMES
by Amelia Reynolds - Nov 6, 2015

I do not enjoy watching scary movies because I cannot remove myself from the horror that is being screened before my eyes. I can, however, appreciate a well done scary movie when thrilling realism draws me in to a Point of No Return. That is how I felt when I saw ArtsWest's My Mañana Comes. (more...)

Al Roker Talks Recent Surgery & More on Next DR. OZ SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Tomorrow, Dr. Oz sits down with Al Roker known as “America's Weatherman.” He has never been one to run from a storm, but there was one issue that nearly brought him to his knees. (more...)

Keith Morrison to Host Investigation Discovery's DATELINE ON ID
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Investigation Discovery announced today an exclusive deal with NBC News' Keith Morrison to expand his reporting and join the network as host of DATELINE ON ID and FRONT PAGE specials, (more...)

Athena Festival to Launch Idle Muse Theatre Company's 11th Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 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...)

'Flashback Concert Jam' Set for Orleans Arena, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Celebrated musical artists from the 1980s and 1990s will perform some of their greatest radio dance hits at the Orleans Arena for "Flashback Concert Jam," a concert presented by SUNNY 106.5 on May 14. (more...)

Stan Zimmerman's 'SUICIDE NOTES' Heads to Hollywood Fringe, 6/19-28
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

SUICIDE NOTES: In Their Own Words is a gripping one hour play that uses real suicide notes and performed by four actors in the vein of The Vagina Monologues and Love Letters. Stan Zimmerman, a TV and film veteran and award winning theatre writer/director, returns to Hollywood Fringe Festival for his three straight year. But this time, he departs from his usual comedy ventures to create this unique theatrical piece after loosing a close friend to suicide three years ago. (more...)

Tune In Tonight for Jeremy Hays' Live Backstage Tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Let the Broadway production's Raoul take you 'past the Point of No Return' with an exclusive backstage tour at the Majestic Theatre during THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's latest Facebook Live event! On Tuesday, March 22nd, Jeremy Hays guides an intimate behind-the-scenes look at Broadway's longest running musical. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Fiery Operatic Drama Unfolds in New Production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Mar 22, 2015

2015 brings a lavish new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'The Phantom of The Opera' that opened at Shea's Buffalo Theatre on Wednesday and it has received glorious new sets by Paul Brown, while retaining most of Maria Bjornson's Tony Award winning costume designs. (more...)

National Geographic Live Speaker Series Announced for Benaroya Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Subscriptions are on sale now for the upcoming 20th Season of the Seattle National Geographic Live Speaker Series presented by the Seattle Symphony. Demand for the series has grown each year; and all presentations for all six lectures in the 2016-2017 season will be in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. Single event tickets go on sale August 13 at 10am. (more...)

Scoop: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on THE CW - Thursday, July 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jun 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, airing on THE CW on Thursday, July 14, 2016! (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2016 Season - LA BOHEME, SWEENEY TODD and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

The Glimmerglass Festival, Central New York's opera and musical theater company, has announced its 2016 season. (more...)

2016 Glimmerglass Festival to Feature THE CRUCIBLE, SWEENEY TODD & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

The Glimmerglass Festival, Central New York's opera and musical theater company, has announced its 2016 season. (more...)

PearlHPS's PearlPredict Predicts Business Outcomes 12 Months Out
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

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Stan Zimmerman's 'SUICIDE NOTES' Heads to Hollywood Fringe, Now thru 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

SUICIDE NOTES: In Their Own Words is a gripping one hour play that uses real suicide notes and performed by four actors in the vein of The Vagina Monologues and Love Letters. Stan Zimmerman, a TV and film veteran and award winning theatre writer/director, returns to Hollywood Fringe Festival for his three straight year. But this time, he departs from his usual comedy ventures to create this unique theatrical piece after loosing a close friend to suicide three years ago. (more...)

Acrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces programming for the 2016-17 season featuring internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, comedy, and jazz; family shows as part of the Family Discovery Series, returning favorites, the best of touring Broadway, and more! (more...)

Scoop: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on THE CW - Today, July 14, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, airing on THE CW today, July 14, 2016! (more...)

Donald L. Chadd Releases THE HEALING OF WINDWALKER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Donald L. Chadd, a husband, father, Native American culture and history buff, animal lover, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Healing of Windwalker A Story of Love, Hate and Redemption': a gripping and potent tale of love, life, courage and acceptance. (more...)

JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN to Open Eclipse Theatre's Stephen Adly Guirgis Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Eclipse Theatre Company, the only Midwest theatre company to feature oneplaywright in one season, opens their 24th anniversary, 2016 Stephen Adly Guirgis season with JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN, with Eclipse ensemble member Anish Jethmalani directing.    (more...)

Schwartzvegas Releases Free Download for 'Point Of No Return'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

After the release of his last track 'Last Hope', Schwartzvegas is back with another Progressive monster - 'Point of No Return'. (more...)

BWW Recap: 'The Castle' Collapses on FARGO
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 8, 2015

Anxiety. That is how I felt for over half of episode 9 of FARGO, 'The Castle.' There is so much to discuss, but I can't begin this recap without talking about the UFO! The entire season there have been very small glimpses into there being an alien undertone, but we never had any direction for it. In this episode is the most glaringly obvious indication of it: a giant UFO hovers over the carnage at the motel, distracting Bear long enough for Lou to kill him. However, other than it appearing, there is no explanation to it. It just hovers for 30 seconds and then disappears. I wish I had some interesting observation about the symbolism of the UFO, but I honestly have no idea where showrunner Noah Hawley is going with this. I'm just hoping for an explanation in the finale. (more...)

DVJ KING ARTHUR Releases New Album REACTOR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

From his home base of Puerto Rico, self manufactured EDM robot DVJ KING ARTHUR is progressively taking the universe by storm. Starting with a dream of becoming an astronaut, he became a mechanical engineer and ultimately used his expertise to create his signature robotic DJ suits and spaceship booths. (more...)

Nylon Fusion Theatre to Stage COMES A FAERY This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Audience members must decide for themselves if a sinister Irish fairy is real or simply a scary manifestation of a lonely girl's psychology in 'Comes a Faery,' the newest play by James McLindon, which will be presented by Nylon Fusion Theatre Company from October 1 to 24, directed by Shaun Peknic. (more...)

COMES A FAERY to Run 10/1-24 at Nylon Fusion Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Audience members must decide for themselves if a sinister Irish fairy is real or simply a scary manifestation of a lonely girl's psychology in 'Comes a Faery,' the newest play by James McLindon, which will be presented by Nylon Fusion Theatre Company from October 1 to 24, directed by Shaun Peknic. (more...)

Anti-Bullying Film THE MARTIAL ARTS KID to Open in Select Theaters 9/18
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

An anti-bullying film, The Martial Arts Kid will open only in theatres on September 18th in New York and Los Angeles, which will then quickly be followed by other top markets including Chicago, Texas, Florida and Washington, DC. (more...)

Essence Productions to Premiere POINT OF NO RETURN in Werribee and Geelong
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

 Essence Productions are bringing a gripping new convict era play, Point of No Return, to Wyndham Cultural Centre in Werribee on 22 and 23 April and the Courthouse Youth Arts in Geelong for two nights only on 6 and 7 May. (more...)

SECOND CHANCE PROM Set for Orleans Arena, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Celebrated musical artists from the 1980s and 1990s will perform some of their greatest radio dance hits at the Orleans Arena for "Second Chance Prom," a concert presented by SUNNY 106.5 on May 14.    (more...)

BWW Interview: MusicHeals with JC Casely
by Ryan Kilpatrick - Apr 27, 2016

I met JC Casely (front man of Casely and the Jank) about five years ago in an acting class. He would travel from Florida to New York City a few times a month to put together a one man show. Incredible as it may sound, he was working on a show about the late great Prince who we lost just last week. (more...)

Essence Productions to Premiere POINT OF NO RETURN in Werribee and Geelong
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

 Essence Productions are bringing a gripping new convict era play, Point of No Return, to Wyndham Cultural Centre in Werribee on 22 and 23 April and the Courthouse Youth Arts in Geelong for two nights only on 6 and 7 May. (more...)

Announcing Plan-B's 2015/16, 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2015

Continuing our unique legacy of producing new plays by Utah playwrights, Plan-B Theatre Company announces its 25th season with a slate of world premieres. The season offers a peek into the mind of a madman and the music that created it, a spooky radio play, a humorous look at the dreariness of holiday retail, a journey through relationships past and future, and Plan-B's first-ever new musical that features a housewife who dreams of something more. (more...)

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