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God Save the Queen! Meet the Full Cast of THE AUDIENCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 8, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will return to Broadway this spring as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. Opening Night is tonight, March 8, 2015; the limited engagement runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the company! (more...)

Third Annual DR. SEUSS FAMILY FESTIVAL Comes to the Morris Museum Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2015

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday at the Morris Museum! Join us for a day of play at our third annual Dr. Seuss Family Festival today, March 7 from 11:00am to 4:00pm. (more...)

Insomniac's Nocturnal Wonderland Festival Expands To Three Days For 20th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

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Opening Night of Circle Players' PICNIC Set for 3/26
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 4, 2015

In its 65th season, Middle Tennessee's oldest community theater company presents an exciting and challenging new revival of playwright William Inge's seminal 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about repressed desires and haunting recriminations: Picnic. Opening Thursday, March 26, at Hillsboro High School Theatre in Nashville, Picnic runs through April 4. (more...)

Wetumpka Depot Players to Present PICNIC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Beginning April 16th, the award-winning Wetumpka Depot Players will present a spring show, the second of their 35th Anniversary season, that is sure to please teenagers to Baby Boomers. A dashing drifter, a beautiful girl and the last day of summer will stir up passion and propriety on the Depot stage for William Inge's American theatre classic, Picnic. (more...)

ANTIGONE, Starring Oscar Winner Juliette Binoche, Set for Kennedy Center's 2015-16 Season; Plus BEAUTIFUL, 'BRIDGES' & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2015-2016 theater season. As the nation's performing arts center, the Kennedy Center is dedicated to bringing theater's finest productions to its stages. Reaching hundreds of thousands of audience members annually, the upcoming theater season showcases a diverse range of theatrical productions from a dramatic, centuries-old classic tale to unforgettable Broadway sensations; the season has something to offer everyone in the family. (more...)

New Series HOW TO BE A BETTER COOK Among Cooking Channel's May Highlights
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Lorraine Pascale comes to the rescue in May when she returns to Cooking Channel's lineup on Saturday, May 2nd at 10:30amET/7:30amPT with new series Lorraine Pascale: How to Be a Better Cook. (more...)

BWW Previews: D'Arco, Novak Lead Circle's PICNIC Cast
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 27, 2015

Gina D'Arco and Taylor Novak will lead the cast of William Inge's Picnic, in a revival of the classic play helmed by Jeffrey Ellis, for Nashville's Circle Players, which this season celebrates its 65th year of bringing live theater to audiences throughout Middle Tennessee. Picnic will run tonight, March 27 through April 4, and will be performed at the theater at Hillsboro High School. (more...)

Opening Night of Circle Players' PICNIC Set for Tonight
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 26, 2015

In its 65th season, Middle Tennessee's oldest community theater company presents an exciting and challenging new revival of playwright William Inge's seminal 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about repressed desires and haunting recriminations: Picnic. Opening tonight, March 26, at Hillsboro High School Theatre in Nashville, Picnic runs through April 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: Circle Players Heat It Up With PICNIC, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

In its 65th season, Middle Tennessee's oldest community theater company presents a challenging new revival of playwright William Inge's 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about repressed desires and haunting recriminations: Picnic. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Unveils Ultimate Summer Vacation Package Featuring Luxury Accommodations in a Residential Suite
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

This summer, guests visiting North Lake Tahoe with family or friends are invited to enjoy a premium, personalized experience unique to the region while staying in one of the Residential Suites at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. The Summer Residence Package allows resort guests to feel right at home, and like true Lake Tahoe locals when they visit this summer. Available from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend 2015, the Ultimate Summer Experience Package is available for $5,000 USD per night (restrictions apply*) and includes: (more...)

Jerry Lewis to Receive NAB Distinguished Service Award
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Jerry Lewis, renowned entertainer and humanitarian, will receive the NAB Distinguished Service Award (DSA) during the 2015 NAB Show. (more...)

Seasons of Fun Await Guests During Dollywood's 30th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Every season brings a completely new experience for Dollywood guests, and the park's 30th anniversary celebration provides six spectacular festivals and a number of surprises to delight visitors in 2015. (more...)

Dollywood to Celebrate 30th Anniversary With Six Festivals and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Every season brings a completely new experience for Dollywood guests, and the park's 30th anniversary celebration provides six spectacular festivals and a number of surprises to delight visitors in 2015. From amazing stage shows and award-winning roller coasters to a nightly summer fireworks display and the seven-time winner for Best Christmas Event, guests can enjoy seasons of fun at Dollywood! (more...)

Obie Winner Ethan Lipton's NO PLACE TO GO to Play Capitol Center for the Arts, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Singer, Composer, and Obie-Award Winning Playwright Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra Brings His Nationally Acclaimed Semi-Staged Production 'No Place to Go,' to the Capitol Center's Spotlight Cafe on Friday, May 1, at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Circle Players To Heat It Up With PICNIC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

In its 65th season, Middle Tennessee's oldest community theater company presents a challenging new revival of playwright William Inge's 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about repressed desires and haunting recriminations: Picnic. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Olney Theatre Center's 2015-16 Season to Feature CARMEN, EVITA & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Olney Theatre Center, a mid-Atlantic destination for professional theater performance and education, proudly announces two world premieres, two legendary musicals, a classic thriller, and a rotating rep of Gilbert & Sullivan as part of its 10-play 78th season, the company's largest. Headlining the season is Carmen: An Afro-Cuban Jazz Musical, set in the waning days of Batista's regime in Cuba, written and directed by Tony® Award-nominee Moises Kaufman (The Laramie Project Cycle) with music from two-time Grammy Award-winner Arturo O'Farrill. Previously on an annual calendar, the 78thseason standardizes the schedule, running September 2015 through August 2016. (more...)

Lily Tomlin Coming to Capitol Center for the Arts, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Don't miss an unforgettable evening of fun and sidesplitting laughter at the Capitol Center for the Arts with Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award-winner Lily Tomlin on Friday April 24, at 8pm. You don't want to miss this warm and uniquely affecting experience filled with comical insights and wildly, witty observations about the human condition. (more...)

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Celebrates 15 Years of 'Playing it Forward'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

The March weather isn't the only thing coming in like a lion. There will be lots of noise around the celebration of the official birthday of Stepping Stones Museum for Children on Wednesday, March 11 with activities all day long from the museum's usual opening at 10 a.m. and closure at 5 p.m. (more...)

Oscar Nominee J.K. Simmons Hosts NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

Golden Globe winner and Academy award nominee J.K. Simmons makes his hosting debut tonight, January 31. The Screen Actors Guild nominee stars in the critically-acclaimed and Academy award nominated film, 'Whiplash,' currently in theatres. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CASABLANCA, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Fall in love all over again when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents "Casablanca," a symphonic cinema event led by American conductor Emil de Cou, for one special night on Sunday, February 15 at 8 p.m. in Heinz Hall. (more...)

ELEMENO PEA to Play Theatre School at DePaul University Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to present Elemeno Pea by Molly Smith Metzler in the Sondra and Denis Healy Theatre, located in The Theatre School building at Racine and Fullerton. The production is directed by Brian Balcom, MFA Directing candidate, Class of 2016. Opening Night is Friday, February 13, and the production will run through Sunday February 22, 2015. (more...)

Music Mountain Sets 2015 Season: Yates, Phillips, Kashkashian & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Concert aficionados from around the country will want to make room on their summer calendars for Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, when it kicks off its record-breaking 86th Anniversary Season beginning Sunday, June 14th! In keeping with last season's success, Music Mountain will continue their season past Labor Day - making this season, once again, one of the longest running seasons since the 1930s! The summer will include many favorite returning chamber ensembles, first time guests, the ever-popular Saturday Evening Twilight Series featuring Jazz, Country, and Folk Music, and the first Great Artist Recital Series. Concerts are scheduled through September 27. (more...)

Drishti Yoga Teacher Training Launches Yoga Retreat in Napa Valley, Labor Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

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Oscar Nominee J.K. Simmons to Host NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, 1/31
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Golden Globe winner and Academy award nominee J.K. Simmons will make his hosting debut on January 31. (more...)

BWW REVIEWS: ACT 1's Daddy's Dyin'...Who's Got the Will
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 17, 2015

If you're in need of some intense family drama leavened with heaping helpings of laughter - just like the kind Mama and them can dish up along with the grits and the gravy - then look no further than ACT 1's cracklin' production of Del Shores' Daddy's Dyin'…Who's Got the Will? (more...)

VIDEO: Dave Matthews Band Announces Summer Tour Dates!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Dave Matthews Band will be performing two full sets each evening on its 2015 summer tour. Watch the video below to gear up for the show! (more...)

NASHVILLE THEATER 101: Recalling a Family Feud
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 15, 2015

Since yesterday afternoon, when news of the death of Nashville theater stalwart Marianne Clark began making its way through the community, people have taken to social media to send their own farewells, to express heartfelt thoughts and to remember warmly the impact of Clark's stage career and the affects of the untimely demise of one of our own theatrical legends. You see, if Layne Sasser is Nashville's Betty White, as I maintain, and Nan Gurley is Meryl Streep, Denice Hicks is Emma Thompson and Vali Forrister is our answer to Susan Sarandon, then it would go that Marianne Clark was probably our version of Elaine Stritch. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SHIFTING GEARS Is High Octane Drama
by Herbert Paine - Jan 13, 2015

Richard Warren's Shifting Gears is an intelligent and poignant portrait of an American family in transition. Played out on the stage of Theater Works and astutely directed by Daniel Schay, it features a standout performance by Frank Gaxiola as a father fundamentally committed to the centrality of family and unyielding in his efforts to retain control of the uncontrollable. (more...)

BCAP/BPT's UNCLE JACK to Open Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

The Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP) and Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) co-production of Michael Hammond's comedy Uncle Jack opens next week. Running from February 12 to March 1 at the Boston University Theatre's Lane-Comley Studio 210, the newest play from Boston University's New Play Initiative is directed by the playwright. (more...)

Jimmy Fortune to Take His Music on the Road in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

He's known as one of the most distinctive tenor singers in the history of Country Music, with a resume that includes CMA and IBMA Awards, Gold and Platinum records, and the highest honor one can achieve in the business -- induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. But, despite all those lofty honors, Jimmy Fortune is not one to simply rest on his laurels. He has just announced his tour schedule for 2015, and dates are filling fast -- whether as part of the Country Gold series, or an intimate acoustic set with Jimmy. (more...)

Wendoh Media Acquires Share in LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Festival
by Movies News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

WENDOH Media, a Las Vegas-based publishing and events company, has acquired a 50 percent stake in the Life is Beautiful Festival. (more...)

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Michael Edwards
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 27, 2015

Now making his home in Florida - while continuing to pursue his almost 50-years-long (he's currently on year number 49) career on stages all over the country, Michael Edwards tells us this week all about his time spent in Nashville and where those years have led him… (more...)

Third Annual DR. SEUSS FAMILY FESTIVAL Comes to the Morris Museum, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday at the Morris Museum! Join us for a day of play at our third annual Dr. Seuss Family Festival on Saturday, March 7 from 11:00am to 4:00pm. (more...)

SICARIO Film, Starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin, to Hit Theaters This Fall
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Deadline writes that Denis Villenueve's drama SICARIO will hit theaters in a limited release on September 18, 2015, starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin. Lionsgate will go wide with the film on September 25. (more...)

ARC IRIS Set for Capitol Center for the Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

Arc Iris, a new orchestral pop project featuring singer and instrumentalist Jocie Adams, former core member of The Low Anthem, will perform at the Capitol Center for the Arts tonight, February 21, at 8pm. (more...)

Circle Players' PICNIC Poster Art Unveiled
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 19, 2015

Initial artwork for Circle Players' upcoming production of William Inge's Picnic, with art by Arthur Henry Kirkby IV and graphic design by David Arnold, has been released just as rehearsals get under way for the show's March 26-April 4 run at Nashville's Hillsboro High School. (more...)

COLLEGIATE THEATRICS: University of Evansville's Rachel Woods
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 17, 2015

Make no mistake about it: Rachel Woods is a remarkable young woman. One of the finest young actresses to come out of Nashville theater - she's performed on such diverse stages as Nashville Shakespeare Festival and Franklin's Pull-Tight Players - she's currently spending a semester abroad at Harlaxton, the University of Evansville's British campus, having new adventures every day and adding to her magical bag of theatrical tricks that will serve her well as her career progresses. (more...)

ELEMENO PEA Opens Tonight at Theatre School at DePaul University
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to present Elemeno Pea by Molly Smith Metzler in the Sondra and Denis Healy Theatre, located in The Theatre School building at Racine and Fullerton. The production is directed by Brian Balcom, MFA Directing candidate, Class of 2016. Opening Night is tonight, February 13, and the production will run through Sunday February 22, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on February 11 and 12, at 7:30 PM. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents the 2015-2016 PNC POPS SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Prepare to be amazed! The 2015-2016 PNC Pops season is filled with awe-inspiring music, once-in-a-lifetime spectacles, swoon-worthy romance and so much more. (more...)

BCAP/BPT's UNCLE JACK Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

The Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP) and Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) co-production of Michael Hammond's comedy Uncle Jack opens next week. Running from tonight, February 12 to March 1 at the Boston University Theatre's Lane-Comley Studio 210, the newest play from Boston University's New Play Initiative is directed by the playwright. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season Highlights: Itzhak Perlman in Cinema Serenade — The season begins with the return of perennial favorite violinist Itzhak Perlman performing music from the golden age of the Silver Screen as part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Gala, Cinema Serenade. The Performer-Composer — Forget one Composer of the Year; instead Heinz Hall will host four performer-composers — Daniil Trifonov, Conrad Tao, Stewart Copeland and Cameron Carpenter — who will present their own works with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra this year. Conductor Debuts — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes four outstanding international conductors to the podium this season — Spain's Gustavo Gimeno, Czech Republic's Ji?í B?lohlávek, Brazil's Marcelo Lehninger and Costa Rica's Giancarlo Guerrero. “The Earth” — Following the success of “The Planets” in the 2013-2014 season, the Pittsburgh Symphony offers a stunning musical and visual journey around our home planet. Handel's Messiah and Bach's St. John Passion — Handel's much adored oratorio returns to the Heinz Hall stage for one night only this December, and Bach's St. John Passion makes its debut in Heinz Hall in a newly designed, semi-staged production in March. (more...)

BWW Previews: D'Arco, Novak Lead Circle's PICNIC Cast
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 10, 2015

Gina D'Arco and Taylor Novak will lead the cast of William Inge's Picnic, in a revival of the classic play helmed by Jeffrey Ellis, for Nashville's Circle Players, which this season celebrates its 65th year of bringing live theater to audiences throughout Middle Tennessee. Picnic will run March 27 through April 4, and will be performed at the theater at Hillsboro High School. (more...)

Dole Food Company Sponsors Healthyville' Traveling Exhibit for Children's Museums
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Norwalk,Conn.,is pleased to announce that Dole Food Company and the Dole Nutrition Institute, Westlake Village, Calif.,are the proud sponsors of the museum's Healthyville traveling exhibit. The exhibit is currently at the Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City, New York. (more...)

BWW Previews: D'Arco, Novak Lead Circle's PICNIC Cast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Gina D'Arco and Taylor Novak will lead the cast of William Inge's Picnic, in a revival of the classic play helmed by Jeffrey Ellis, for Nashville's Circle Players, which this season celebrates its 65th year of bringing live theater to audiences throughout Middle Tennessee. Picnic will run March 27 through April 4, and will be performed at the theater at Hillsboro High School. (more...)

Opening Night of Circle Players' PICNIC Set for 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

In its 65th season, Middle Tennessee's oldest community theater company presents an exciting and challenging new revival of playwright William Inge's seminal 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about repressed desires and haunting recriminations: Picnic. Opening Thursday, March 26, at Hillsboro High School Theatre in Nashville, Picnic runs through April 4. (more...)

Randy Graff, Alysha Umphress, Elizabeth Stanley & MoreSet for Barrington Stage's Mr. Finn's Cabaret This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, is proud to announce the 2015 season of performances at Mr. Finn's Cabaret, located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield. (more...)

TrendForce's Reports Q1 Smartphone Shipments Totaled 291.2M Units with Huawei Becoming Top Chinese Brand
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

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Wetumpka Depot Players' PICNIC Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Beginning April 16th, the award-winning Wetumpka Depot Players will present a spring show, the second of their 35th Anniversary season, that is sure to please teenagers to Baby Boomers. A dashing drifter, a beautiful girl and the last day of summer will stir up passion and propriety on the Depot stage for William Inge's American theatre classic, Picnic. (more...)

Breaking News: Jake Gyllenhaal Will Make Musical Debut in Encores! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Jake Gyllenhaal, Chuck Cooper and Taran Killam will join the previously announced Ellen Greene in the Encores! Off-Center concert production ofHoward Ashman and Alan Menken's Little Shop of Horrors, running July 1-2, 2015. NOTE: A third performance has been added at 2pm on Thursday, July 2 in order to meet ticket demand. The production will be directed by Dick Scanlan, with choreography by Patricia Wilcox. Jeanine Tesori is the Artistic Director of Encores! Off-Center, and Chris Fenwick is Music Director. The show will mark the musical theater debuts of both Gyllenhaal and Killam. (more...)

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