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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 10/7; THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill, GHOSTS in Seattle and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 7, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in New Jersey, Tallahassee, Seattle and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill, AS YOU LIKE IT in Tallahassee, and Ghosts in Seattle, just to name a few. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Other Palace Announces 2017 Season
by Marianka Swain - Oct 7, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber today announces plans for The Other Palace, the newest addition to The Really Useful Theatres Group. The Other Palace is situated less than 100 yards from Buckingham Palace and close to the Victoria Palace, hence its name. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Thursday, October 27, 2016
by - Oct 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW on Thursday, October 27, 2016! (more...)

ArtsWest Announces Extension for GHOSTS,
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

In response to strong ticket sales and critical acclaim, ArtsWest will extend the run of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts through Sunday, October 23. The additional performances are scheduled for Thursday 10/20 through Saturday 10/22 at 7:30pm and Sunday 10/23 at 3pm. Tickets for the added performances can be purchased immediately at (more...)

Photo Flash: Trinity Rep Presents APPROPRIATE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Trinity Rep continues its 53rd season Ghosts of the Past, Dreams of the Future with MacArthur "Genius" Grant-winnerBranden Jacobs-Jenkins' Appropriate by directed Brian Mertes.  Appropriate runs through November 6, 2016. (more...)

Amazon Prime Video Orders Unscripted Anthology Horror Series LORE
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The unscripted horror anthology series will present tales dealing with frightening, psychologically disturbing, and often paranormal true events that have spawned modern-day nightmares. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at PHANTASMAGORIA; OR, LET US SEEK DEATH! at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

La MaMa presents the world premiere of Phantasmagoria; or, Let Us Seek Death!, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Randolph Curtis Rand, written by Chana Porter and puppetry by Benjamin Stuber. Phantasmagoria; or, Let Us Seek Death!, an Eric Borlaug production, runs as part of the 2016 La MaMa Puppet Series from October 20 - November 6 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin October 20 for an October 23 opening. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show below! (more...)

Emmy Award-Winning Composer Lolita Ritmanis and Miriam Cutler to Present Berklee College of Music Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

 Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) the global leader in music rights management is proud to announce that BMI Vice President of Film, TV & Visual Media Relations, Doreen Ringer-Ross, composers Lolita Ritmanis, and Miriam Cutler will present its annual music scholarship at Berklee College of Music on November 14. The BMI sponsored scholarship will go to a film scoring student selected by the department on the basis of their demonstrated musical ability and potential for career success in film scoring. The scholarship presentation will include a luncheon for special guests and members of the media. (more...)

BWW Review: King Charles III Rules at Playhouse
by Caroline Sposto - Oct 6, 2016

KING CHARLES III closed on Broadway earlier this year. And though it won an Olivier Award, I suspect this regional premiere will be a rare opportunity to see this show -- or at least a quality production of it. Done right, as it is by Playhouse on the Square, it's an absorbing and memorable evening of theatre. Anything less could spell disaster because bringing this plausible alternate world to life is quite a feat. (more...)

Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Anthology Horror Series Lore
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016


Collaborative Artists Ensemble Presents the West Coast Premiere of IN THE BALANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016


LONDON INTERNATIONAL MIME FESTIVAL Returns - Monday 9 January to Saturday 4 February 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Celebrating its 40th  anniversary the London International Mime Festival, directed by Helen Lannaghan and Joseph Seelig, is a unique event in the theatre calendar, a once a year chance to see very best and newest contemporary visual theatre that embraces cutting edge circus-theatre, mask, physical theatre, object theatre and puppetry. (more...)

BWW Blog: Alyssa Sileo - Fearless Fiddler: My Miracle of Miracles on September 25th
by Guest Blogger: Alyssa Sileo - Oct 5, 2016

A cornerstone of American Theatre has just reached another benchmark of its legacy, and we are the ones lucky enough to observe the mastery. Bartlett Sher's hailed Fiddler on the Roof is the most fearless revival of a classic that Broadway has seen. A revelrous company and a class of principals that were born to play these roles paints a Fiddler that will simultaneously warm and haunt the hearts of all who pass through the Broadway Theatre's doors. (more...)

EV Crowe's THE SEWING GROUP Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

A woman arrives in a rural village in pre-industrial England. Her desire is to sew and learn from their simple way of life. But the group soon begins to suspect she is not who they thought she was. 'There's no point in just making quilts. They have to serve the village. They have to DO something.' (more...)

Jean Philippe Patisserie Displays Frighteningly Delicious Showpieces At Bellagio And Aria
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016


Bush Theatre's THE ROYALE to Open This Autumn at the Tabernacle
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

The Bush Theatre's production of The Royale by Marco Ramirez will open at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill in November. (more...)

BWW Review: Louis Viljoen's DANGLED with Rob van Vuuren Offers Genius in Action at the Cape Town Fringe
by David Fick - Oct 4, 2016

It is quite remarkable when contemporary theatre-makers succeed in taking on a classic work and reinventing it so that it resonates within the context of our particular space and time. DANGLED is theatrical savant Louis Viljoen's adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's 1835 short story, 'Diary of a Madman', written as a performance piece for Rob van Vuuren. The result? Genius in action. (more...)

Belgrade Theatre Brings Family Fun During October Half-Term
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

This October at the Belgrade Theatre is jam-packed with events, workshops and shows to keep the little ones entertained during the half-term holidays! (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Thursday, November 3, 2016
by - Oct 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW on Thursday, November 3, 2016! (more...)

THE EXORCIST, GOOSEBUMPS & More Among Amazon's Scary Halloween Titles This Month
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

This October, Prime Video and Amazon Video are the home to hundreds of Halloween content to tantalize you! (more...)

Glympse Track & Treat App Helps Parents and Kids Stay Connected on Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016


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...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Mamma Mia' Episode of SUPERNATURAL on The CW
by - Oct 14, 2016

On the next episode of SUPERNATURAL on The CW titled "Mamma Mia" - Dean (Jensen Ackles), Castiel (Misha Collins) and Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) have a lead on Sam (Jared Padalecki) and set out to rescue him. (more...)

POINT MYSTIC Podcast to Feature Horror Bestseller Joe Hill and MTV VJ Martha Quinn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Those looking for scary stories this Halloween take note. Point Mystic, a thrilling new podcast, has arrived. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Launch Grade 11 Project with Free Tickets to A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Project Discovery student matinee program, Trinity Repertory Company-the State Theater of Rhode Island-will offer free tickets to William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream to Rhode Island 11th graders. (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...)

Photo Flash: PREMIERES' INNER VOICES Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

PREMIERES, the New York based music theater organization whose mission is 'to bring new music theater to light,' presents this season's Inner Voices, the biannual series of solo works featuring new teams of playwrights and composers. Performances continue through October 29 at The TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues). Opening Night was last night, October 13th, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the curtain call and opening festivities below! (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...)

RED FANG Share 16-Bit 'Fangtris' Video Game | New album 'Only Ghosts' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Portland, Oregon heavy rock giants Red Fang release their new album, Only Ghosts, today via Relapse Records. The 10-track album is streaming in full via SoundCloud (more...)

Seth Cameron's MEASURE FOR MEASURE on View Through Oct 22 at Nina Johnson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Nina Johnson (formerly Gallery Diet) is pleased present Measure for Measure, the first painting exhibition of the artist, writer and educator, Seth Cameron, which will remain on view through October 22. (more...)

42nd Street Moon Announces Their NEW MOON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

San Francisco's leading musical theatre company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas as the 42nd Street Moon's new Executive Directors. Daren and Daniel will assume the leadership of all artistic and administrative operations of 42nd Street Moon as the company continues to enrich and embolden its mission as it continues to strengthen its position as a leader in the Bay Area performing arts community. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kathy Shi releases her new science fiction book 'The Mission of Stealing Heart' (published by Archway Publishing). This novel tells a unique love story of male hero Allen with his wife Tracy, lover Kathy and a black bear Jack having the strangest journey transcending all known frontiers. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016


Aurora Theatre to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

A holiday classic fit for the entire family, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol returns to Aurora Theatre this holiday season, November 25 -December 23! The timeless tale of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (Anthony Rodriguez) and his quest for forgiveness unfolds in an unforgettable journey of transformation through Christmas past, present and future. Deemed one of the greatest Christmas stories of all time, audiences of all ages will delight in the spirit of the season as they revisit the splendor of what makes this production a holiday tradition! (more...)

James Seabright Presents The Fitzrovia Radio Hour's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

This Christmas, The Fitzrovia Radio Hour take over The Vaults Theatre in Waterloo for a strictly limited four-week run with their unique take on Charles Dickens' timeless tale. (more...)

BWW Recap: Blood, Gore, and Pigs Galore on AMERICAN HORROR STORY
by Jessica Naftaly - Oct 13, 2016

The fifth and final episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY (before the big “twist” creator Ryan Murphy revealed would be happening in the sixth episode of the sixth season) just aired and if anything, it was horrifying, bloody, and emotional. (more...)

Guest Blog: Playwright Charlie Howitt on JEKYLL & HYDE and NERVE
by Guest Blogger: Charlie Howitt - Oct 12, 2016

One of the things I love about theatre festivals - from Edinburgh to Brighton and right around the world - is the way you can move effortlessly from one world to another. The bread and butter of these festivals is the well-made one act play, and ever increasing attendance suggests that the public appetite for this mode of storytelling is on the rise. (more...)

Tony Winner Michael Cerveris to Teach Montreal Masterclass
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

In The Wings Promotions is bringing two-time Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris to teach an exclusive masterclasses in Montreal on November 11, 2016. (more...)

William J. Burghardt Pens WHEN MONGREL DOGS TEACH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

William J. Burghardt is the author of two produced plays, 'Just Before the Snow Melts' and 'Shadow Stock'. A former journalist and theater critic, his articles and reviews have appeared in several Chicago-area publications, including The Chicago Tribune, and he is a winner of the Peter Lisagor Award for Outstanding Journalism, an honor bestowed annually by Chicago Headline Club to candidates in the seven-county Chicago area. He is an actor and director, former radio host, and recently completed a 15-year career as a high school teacher, a second career he began at the age of 45. William has completed his new book 'When Mongrel Dogs Teach': a memorable glance into the mind of one man. (more...)

Undermain Theatre Presents the Dallas Premiere of 10 OUT OF 12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Undermain Theatre presents 10 OUT OF 12, by Anne Washburn to follow up the successful 33rd season debut of so go the Ghosts of mexico, part one.  10 OUT OF 12 will be produced at Undermain's home in Deep Ellum - 3200 Main St.   (more...)

Ellen McLaughlin and Teagle F. Bougere to Star in ROZ AND RAY World Premiere in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the highly anticipated two-person casting for the world-premiere production, Roz and Ray, a play by local playwright, Seattle Rep Writers Group alumna, and University of Washington Senior Artist in Residence Karen Hartman, with direction from the acclaimed Chay Yew, Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. (more...)

by Linda Ann Watt - Oct 12, 2016

FIRST DATE Broadway Musical is a musical with a book by Austin Winsberg and music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. Based around the concept of a blind date, these first daters bring tons of baggage, which gets kicked around metaphorically onstage with truly funny and witty words and song. (more...)

11th Annual Rough Readings Series Launches With ALL FALL DOWN by Lisa Ramirez
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Playwrights Foundation and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford begin the 2016/17 Rough Reading Series on October 24 & 25 with early draft  readings of ALL FALL DOWN by Lisa Ramirez (PF Resident Playwright), on Monday, Monday, October 24 - 7:30 pm at Stanford and Tuesday, October 25 - 2:00 pm at Custom Made Theatre in San Francisco. (more...)

Pittsburgh Ballet to Open 47th Season with Haunting Story of GISELLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Three days before Halloween, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre opens its 47th season with a story of haunting beauty: 'Giselle' with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra, onstage Oct. 28-30, at the Benedum Center. (more...)

Cinevative Co-Produces Exclusive Short Film for Disney Channel's Free Period
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

At the beginning of August, Disney Channel launched 12 Short exclusive films via their new digital platform, 'Free Period' and Cinevative co-produced the short film 'How to Catch a Ghost' written and directed by Christopher Scott of 'So You Think You Can Dance' fame. (Scott is also known for his choreography work on 'Teen Beach Movie,' and 'Step Up All In') (more...)

The Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre Announces 2017 Season Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Following the recent unveiling of The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre's 2017 Mainstage Season, the theatre's producers have announced the 2017 Season line-up for the company's popular children's theatre. A part of The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre since 1996, the Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway is a unique entertainment destination for weekend family outings, birthday parties, and school field trips. Since the Children's Theatre first opened, it has welcomes some of the most popular children's characters to the stage, where audiences of all ages have been able to see their stories come to life right before their eyes. From original adaptations of classic fairytales to those based on Disney animated films to musicals straight from the pages of the most popular children's books of the day, Way Off Broadway has prided itself on bringing entertainment for all ages to the region.  (more...)

Opera San José Presents Rossini's Hilarious Comedy THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Barber of Seville is one of the most sparkling, effervescent comedies ever created and Opera San Jose is pleased to observe the 200th anniversary of this richly entertaining comedy by making it our second production of the 2016-17 season. This joke-a-minute masterpiece spread across the world like wildfire from its 1816 premiere, and it remains among one of the most popular works for the stage today. Charged with vocal fireworks, Rossini's Barber of Seville received 989 performances in 227 productions at 154 cities across the globe in the past two years alone. It made Rossini world famous and has become the most popular comic opera of all time. (more...)

Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary, America's Largest Haunted House, features Six Attractions in a Real Abandoned Prison
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016


Cast, Creatives, Venues Announced for Globe for All's MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Old Globe invites your participation and coverage as Globe for All returns November 1 - November 20, in its third year on the annual roster, with Shakespeare's searing comedy Measure for Measure. (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others.  With an infuriated 'Bah! Humbug!' Scrooge expresses his feelings on Christmas tidings and charity, but he's soon forced to face his selfish ways.   (more...)

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