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Laurie Berkner Goes Afloat with 'Greatest Hits Solo Tour' NYC Circle Line Boat Show
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Ahoy mateys! Best-selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner will take to the sea (or at least, the river) when she brings her Greatest Hits Solo Tour home to NYC, with a floating family show (more...)

MPAC to Present MARY POPPINS, 6/3-5
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) presents its fourth annual spring production, Mary Poppins, from June 3, 2016 to June 5, 2016. Performances are June 3, 2016 at 7:30 pm, June 4, 2016 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm, and June 5, 2016 at 2 pm. Tickets are $20 - $25. Major support is provided by Jacobs Levy Equity Management. (more...)

Morgan & West to Bring their Magic Show to the Republic, Norden Farm & London Wonderground
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Following a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe, time travelling Victorian magic duo Morgan & West will be bringing their Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!) to Republic at Brighton Fringe, Norden Farm in Maidenhead and London Wonderground at the Southbank Centre this May half term. (more...)

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE to Premiere in Paris
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Les Barres de Broadway will present the French Premiere of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in Paris. The premiere will be held on June 13th, 2016 at Le Grand Studio of MPAA Broussais in Paris. (more...)

Photo Flash: SIDEWAYS Opens Tonight at St James Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

The European premiere of Rex Pickett's acclaimed comedy SIDEWAYS opens tonight at St James Theatre, directed by David Grindley, for a limited run until July 9. The cast features Daniel Weyman (Miles), Simon Harrison (Jack), Ellie Piercy (Maya), Beth Cordingly (Terra), Anne Kavanagh(Phyllis/Evelyn), Kirsten Hazel Smith (Rosie/Victoria) and Daniel Barry (Chris/Daryl). (more...)

Tickets to Comedian Kevin James at NJPAC on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Kevin James. Side-splitting stand-up comedy with the star of The King of Queens, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Pixels and Grown Ups! (more...)

French Premiere of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE in Paris
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

Les Barres de Broadway are proud to present the French Premiere of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE in Paris. The premiere will be held on June 13th, 2016 at Le Grand Studio of MPAA Broussais. (more...)

NINE, MAJOR BARBARA, Kurt Weill Show and More Set for SU Drama's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Syracuse University Department of Drama packs three musicals, a wild comedy, a classic Shaw, and a never-before-produced contemporary comedy into a season full of surprises and infrequently performed theatrical gems. Beginning with the musical Nine, the 2016/2017 season includes Laura and the Sea, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins (co-produced with Syracuse Stage), The King Stag, Major Barbara, and From Berlin to Broadway With Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE at Adventure Stage-MTC A Charming Tale
by Andrew White - May 3, 2016

Adventure Theatre-MTC has pulled out quite a few stops with their current production.  Playwright Damon Chua has taken Hans Christian Anderson's famous tale and created a fascinating one-hour tour of 18th century China.  This Emperor's Nightingale features everything from chubby, bamboo-chewing pandas to a truly eye-popping array of animated projections from award-winning scenic designer Hana Sooyeon Kim. (more...)

MARX IN SOHO, SPRING AWAKENING and More Set for Spotlighters Theatre's 55th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

This season holds a wealth of 'theatre magic' for you! A little frightening, and a lot of fun! Spotlighters tackles a variety of genres, and takes our audiences on some dark travels into the world of politics, feuding families and neighbors, gossipy friends, crime, murder and Dungeon & Dragons. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/2/16- THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2016

Today in 2005, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it ran for 1136 performances. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a one act musical comedy conceived by Rebecca Feldman with music and lyrics by William Finn, a book by Rachel Sheinkin and additional material by Jay Reiss. The show centers on a fictional spelling bee set in a geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three equally-quirky grown-ups. The 2005 Broadway production, directed by James Lapine, was nominated for six Tony Awards, winning two, including Best Book. The show has spawned various other productions in the U.S., including a national tour with performances in Canada, and Australian productions. (more...)

MARY POPPINS, FOLLIES & More Set for Warner Stage Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The Warner Theatre has announced its 2016-2017 Warner Stage Company season. The Main Stage season opens in November with Disney's BEAUTY & THE BEAST and follows with The Who's TOMMY, FOLLIES, and MARY POPPINS. The Nancy Marine Studio season opens in September with EVIL DEAD - THE MUSICAL and follows with the FIFTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PLAYWRIGHT FESTIVAL, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, CALENDAR GIRLS and PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Season Subscriptions are now available. Subscribers get the best seats in the house at the best prices! Tickets go on sale to the General Public in July. Call the Warner Box Office at (860) 489-7180. (more...)

Sheridan Smith FUNNY GIRL Cast Recording To Be Released July 8th
by Michael Dale - May 18, 2016

Pre-orders for the Menier Chocolate Factory production that transferred to the West End's Savoy Theatre are now being taken by Amazon. (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...)

Comedian Kevin James Coming to Hershey Theatre, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Comedian Kevin James returns to Hershey Theatre on Sunday, September 25th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

The Great Yorkshire Fringe Festival Returning in July
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

?The first Great Yorkshire Fringe was such a roaring success that it's coming back in July - and is promising to serve up even more of the very best comedians, music and family entertainment from all over the world in York's historic city centre. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for Cape Rep Theatre's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Cape Rep Theatre is celebrating its 31st season with an exciting line up of plays and musicals, including two Cape Cod premieres, one fresh from Broadway. (more...)

ADT UK Launches Smart Home Software
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Big news from ADT today in the UK, with a new offering proclaiming 'Life on the go requires everyday solutions that keep you in control anytime, anywhere. Smart Home combines the latest security and home automation technology so you can remotely connect with your home and always stay in touch through your smartphone, tablet or PC.' (more...)

Adam Sandler & Friends to Bring 'The Do Over Tour' to Mohegan Sun Arena, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

One of the biggest movie stars on the planet is bringing a few of buddies with him out on the road this spring for a select number of very special live comedy performances.  Adam Sandler, along with friends David Spade, Rob Schneider and Nick Swardson, are headlining The Do Over Tour live in Mohegan Sun Arena on May 27th at 7:30pm, the same day Netflix is releasing their film of the same name. (more...)

Pop Announces Its 2016-2017 Upfront Slate of Original Programming
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Pop, a television network seen in more than 80 million homes with original programming that celebrates what fans are excited about, today announced its 2016-2017 upfront slate which showcases premium original series, award-winning talent and programming that taps into cultural trends and topics. (more...)

stop/time dance theater Presents Superstition: March 30-April 10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2016

Playhouse on Park's resident dance company celebrates its 13th year with Supersition, a singing and dancing extravaganza exploring the world of black cats, lucky pennies, and stepping on sidewalk cracks. Opening night is on Friday, April 1 at 8pm, with a wine and cheese reception preceding the show. (more...)

Playhouse on Park's stop/time dance theater to Present SUPERSTITION, 3/30-4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Playhouse on Park's resident dance company celebrates its 13th year with Supersition, a singing and dancing extravaganza exploring the world of black cats, lucky pennies, and stepping on sidewalk cracks. Opening night is on Friday, April 1 at 8pm, with a wine and cheese reception preceding the show. (more...)

Christopher Kaufman to Continue The Phantastic Theater Series at Brooklyn Commons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Composer Christopher Kaufman's will present the second performance of his The Phantastic Theater series on Saturday, March 26 at 11:00 AM at Brooklyn Commons Community Center and Cafe, 388 Atlantic Avenue (between Hoyt and Bond) in Brooklyn, NY. (more...)

No Name Special Comedy Variety Show Set for Q.E.D. Astoria, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

No Name Comedy Variety brings their multicultural mix of music, comedy and fun  back  to Queens, NY  on Wednesday, March 30th   for their inaugural 2016 visit   to  Q.E.D. Astoria.  Scheduled to begin at 6:30pm.   NN producer / host  Eric Vetter brings  comedic talents Liam McEneaney  (Tell Your Friends),Liz Miele (The Daily Show With Jon Stewart) Subhah Agarwal (New York Comedy Festival), Menuhin Hart  (NBC's Stand Up for Diversity). (more...)

Cast Announced for Improbable's OPENING SKINNER'S BOX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rehearsals start this week for Opening Skinner's Box, a new production adapted by Improbable and marking 20 years since the company's inception. Directed by Phelim McDermott and Lee Simpson, co-founders of Improbable, this production will play at Northern Stage, West Yorkshire Playhouse and the Bristol Old Vic. Previewing from 22 April at Northern Stage. (more...)

Rox in Sox 2016 Set for 7/30 in Portland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

For the fourth year in a row, Rox in Sox, will host a free festival of children's music and reading, on Saturday, July 30, 10 am to 3 pm. Headlining this year's festival will be OzoKidz, the percussive, world-beat family band of Ozomatli, who will be in town for a show for grown-ups at the Aladdin the evening prior, July 29th. The Portland shows are part of Ozomatli's national concert tour. (more...)

Hayes Theatre Co. to Present THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

?After a highly successful Melbourne season, Vic Theatre Company in association with Hayes Theatre Co is thrilled to be bringing their production of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE to Sydney's Hayes Theatre Co for a strictly limited season from November 17. (more...)

Roald Dahl's THE TWITS Becomes Theatrical Dining Experience at The Vaults
by Marianka Swain - Jun 28, 2016

Celebrating 100 years of Roald Dahl, Les Enfants Terribles (The Trench), ebp (Alice's Adventures Underground), gastronomic wunderkinds Bompas & Parr and creative wranglers Creature of London present gloriously gruesome interactive theatrical dining experience DINNER AT THE TWITS at The Vaults, Waterloo. (more...)

NOW LISTEN TO ME VERY CAREFULLY Heading to HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

HOME's Theatre 2 season continues with Bootworks Theatre's production of Now Listen To Me Very Carefully, a semi-autobiographical piece about one man's hilarious obsession with Terminator 2. (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...)

HOME Announces Complete Programme for Edinburgh Fringe Showcase ORBIT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

HOME has announced the complete programme for ORBIT - its very first international theatre festival showcasing 10 of the most exciting and critically acclaimed productions from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival - on sale from today, Fri 17 June. (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! Off-Center's RUNAWAYS
by Review Roundups - Jul 8, 2016

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Puzzle
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 8, 2016

BWW speaks to Dance Theatre Dansema about their 2016 Edinburgh Fringe children's show Puzzle. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Scorched
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 8, 2016

BWW speaks to Lisle Turner, writer of Scorched ahead of its 2016 run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Dr. Jay Feldman Releases THE COMIC BOOK BANDIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Jay Michael Feldman, M.D., a semi-retired psychiatrist and psychotherapist, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Comic Book Bandit: Stories from a Life of Lies': a gripping and potent work about a small boy named Jay and his discovery of the power of bending the truth. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ebony Jo-Ann Reprises Nuttin' But the Blues and Celebrates Debut CD at Sugar Bar This April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

Ebony Jo-Ann, a 'Blackgold' acclaimed Blues vocalist, multiple award winning Broadway, Film and television actress and social activist, is in residence during the month of April at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar, 254 W. 72nd St. in New York, for the first time since 2011, to reprise Nuttin' But the Blues, the Sugar Bar's weekly Blues series, which she co-created with the late Nick Ashford. (more...)

Justin Willman to Perform at Comedy Works Landmark, 5/5-8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Comedian and magician Justin Willman is a hit in the alternative comedy scene and is currently on tour with his live show, Fake Believe. (more...)

Books for America Asks for Gently-used Books to Donate to Kids in Need
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Clean out your home, do good, and get a great tax deduction! Books for America will find great new homes for all of your unneeded Lego bricks, Playmobil toys, books (for grown-ups and kids), CDs, DVDs and so much more. (more...)

The Leonardo To Open A New Exhibit On Human Rights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Just off the closing of their recent exhibit featuring the Mummies of the World, The Leonardo opens a brand new, original exhibit entitled We Declare: An Exhibit About Human Rights. The exhibit, which encourages people of all ages to consider their own human rights, is unique in its presentation. With the popularity of coloring books for grown-ups, this exhibit features a number of oversized panels, created by local Utah artists, that serve as giant coloring pagessimilar to a children's coloring book. (more...)

The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company to Present MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company presents MARY POPPINS! This musical is based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film. (more...)

Christopher Kaufman's THE PHANTASTIC THEATER Continues 5/7 at Brooklyn Commons
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Composer and multi-media artist Christopher Kaufman will present the third performance of his The Phantastic Theater series on Saturday, May 7 at 11:00 AM at Brooklyn Commons Community Center and Cafe, 388 Atlantic Avenue (between Hoyt and Bond) in Brooklyn, NY. (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces Children's Theatre-In-The-Woods 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its 2016 season lineup for Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sheridan Smith Opens in FUNNY GIRL at the Savoy Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 21, 2016

Last night, the Sheridan Smith-starring revival of FUNNY GIRL opened at the Savoy Theatre in the West End. The transfer follows a sold-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, and the show is booking until October 8. Smith takes on Barbra Streisand's iconic role of Fanny Brice, the Brooklyn singer and comedienne who became a Broadway sensation under producer Florenz Ziegfeld. The cast also features Darius Campbell as Nicky Arnstein, Marilyn Cutts as Mrs Brice, Maurice Lane as Mr Keeney, Valda Aviks as Mrs Meeker, Gay Soper as Mrs Strakosh, Natasha J Barnes as Emma/Mrs Nadler, Bruce Montague as Florenz Ziegfeld, and Joel Montague as Eddie Ryan. (more...)

MARY POPPINS, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' & More on Tap for Syracuse Stage's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Two musicals, two searing dramas, a renowned classic, and an all-time favorite comedy-thriller make up the 2016/2017 Syracuse Stage season. (more...)

RUMPELSTILTSKIN, Adult Puppet Slam Coming to Great AZ Puppet Theater This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

'Rumpelstiltskin' and Adult Puppet Slam are coming up next month at Great AZ Puppet Theater. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jon Lovitz Coming to Comedy Works South, 5/13-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Emmy nominated, Jon Lovitz is one of the best-known names in comedy for his work over the past 30 years.  (more...)

Mitali Perkins to Sign Books at San Francisco Opening of Rickshaw Girl on 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2016

Award-winning Bay Area author Mitali Perkins will sign books at the San Francisco opening of Rickshaw Girl, presented by the Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT), Saturday, April 16, at the Children's Creativity Museum Theater, 221 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. Rickshaw Girl, based on Perkins's book by the same name, plays weekends, April 16 - May 1, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ebony Jo-Ann Celebrates New CD 'Please Save Your Love for Me' at Sugar Bar in April
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2016

Ebony Jo-Ann, a 'Blackgold' acclaimed Blues vocalist, multiple award winning Broadway, film and television actress, and social activist, is in residence during the month of April at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar, 254 W. 72nd St. in New York, for the first time since 2011, to reprise Nuttin' But the Blues, the Sugar Bar's weekly Blues series, which she co-created with the late Nick Ashford. Check out a preview here! (more...)

Syracuse Stage and SU Drama to Stage MARY POPPINS This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

A beloved family musical brightens the holiday season as Syracuse Stage and the Syracuse University Department of Drama combine to present MARY POPPINS, November 26 through December 31, 2016. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Sets Winter, Spring Family Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

? Fans of the much-loved children's books Snail and the Whale, Pete the Sheep and the May Gibbs' classic Snugglepot and Cuddlepie will be delighted when their favourite characters are brought to life as part of Arts Centre Melbourne's Winter and Spring Families program. (more...)

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