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The Free Street Theater and Old Town School of Folk Music Win $50,000 Joyce Awards Grants
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Two collaborations between artists of color and cultural organizations in Chicago have each won $50,000 from The Joyce Foundation's annual Joyce Awards competition. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis to Bring Versatile Talents to Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Pepsi Rock Series Powered by Xfinity and Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series brings Constantine Maroulis to The Ridgefield Playhouse stage on Thursday, February 2 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

BWW Review: New Jewish Theatre's Excellent DRIVING MISS DAISY
by Chris Gibson - Dec 8, 2016

Playwright Alfred Uhry's Pulizter Prize winning work, DRIVING MISS DAISY, is the latest offering by The New Jewish Theatre, and it's an excellent production. Over the years this play has provided a lot of famous actors and actresses with the opportunity to bring these wonderful characters to life, and of course, there's a very well known film version as well. But forget all that and just enjoy the intimacy and immediacy of live theatre. This is a delightful 90 minute show, and I highly recommend it. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Page 73's ORANGE JULIUS at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Rehearsals have begun for Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Page 73 presentation of the New York premiere of Basil Kreimendahl's memory play about a transmasculine child and their dying Vietnam vet father, Orange Julius, directed by Dustin Wills. Previews begin January 10 for an opening January 22 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Niall Horan, Shawn Mendes & More to Perform on DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE on ABC
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Niall Horan, Lukas Graham, Shawn Mendes, Emeli Sande and Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink and Ty Dolla $ign join the biggest celebration of the year, performing from the Billboard Hollywood Party on DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017. (more...)

STICK MAN Smashes Box Office Records, Extends Run at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Following record-breaking sales across the UK tour and during a 6-week Christmas season at Warwick Arts Centre, Scamp Theatre have announced that the award-winning Stick Man's return to the West End has been extended. (more...)

Jason O'Connell's THE DORK KNIGHT to Bring Batman to Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company kicks off 2017 with a limited engagement of THE DORK KNIGHT, a new play written and performed by Jason O'Connell (star of Bedlam's recent Off-Broadway hit Sense and Sensibility) about his complicated relationship with the Caped Crusader. (more...)

The School of Theatre at Florida State University Presents THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The School of Theatre is proud to present the tenth annual Benefit Concert with a performance of Meredith Willson's The Music Man on the Fallon Stage, Saturday, December 17th. (more...)

Ty Waters Wins Best Pop Song of the Year at Hollywood Music in Media Awards for New Single 'Only Human'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Eleven-year-old vocal prodigy Ty Waters was awarded Best Pop Song for his new single 'Only Human' at last month's Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

CATS Meets HAMILTON in Patriotic New Musical 'SGT. STUBBY' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

For those that wish to renew their sense of patriotism and stand united with fellow American's regardless of their political party or ideologies, a new musical about a national hero has opened in Hell's Kitchen and it's melting the hearts of liberals, conservatives, dog lovers and history buff's regardless of their gender, race, religion, orientation or economic status! (more...)

Starry, Harold Prince-Helmed CANDIDE Adds Performances at New York City Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This January, the legendary Broadway visionary Harold Prince returns to New York City Opera to direct a new production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide. The production, choreographed by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated choreographer Patricia Birch, brings together a versatile cast of Broadway veterans and rising opera stars to tell the story of Candide's adventures and tribulations in the "best of all possible worlds."  (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More Set for the Ordway in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today unveiled its 2017-2018 Musical Theater Series. (more...)

CSO to Integrate and Explore BRAHMS V. RADIOHEAD in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Conductor, composer, arranger, producer, and songwriter Steve Hackman conducts his Brahms V. Radio creation that synthesizes all four movements of Brahms' First Symphony (1882) with eight songs from the Radiohead album OK Computer (1997) including "Paranoid Android," "Karma Police," "No Surprises," and "Let Down." (more...)

Bruno Mars, Sting & The Weeknd to Perform on Season Finale of NBC's THE VOICE
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Superstar recording artists Bruno Mars, Sting and The Weeknd are all set to perform on the Tuesday, Dec. 13 season finale (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series THE VOICE. (more...)

'...WALK INTO A BAR' Brings Comedy Greats to The Lyric
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

You know the joke. A Jew, an Irishman, and an Italian Walk into a Bar features Freddie Roman, Jeff Norris, and Richard Minervini in an evening of clean standup comedy that will have you rolling in the aisles. Featuring comedians with nearly 100 years of combined experience, A Jew, an Irishman, and an Italian Walk into a Bar is a comedy evening perfect for the whole family. (more...)

CBS's CRIMINAL MINDS Tops 'Empire' in Viewers for First Time Ever in Viewers
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

CRIMINAL MINDS was the most watched regularly scheduled program in its time period, beating “Empire” for the first time ever in viewers (more...)

THE LION IN WINTER, Based on Goldman Play, Gets New 4K Restoration at Film Forum
by Movies News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

THE LION IN WINTER (1968), Anthony Harvey's multiple-Oscar-winning adaptation of the play by James Goldman, starring Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn, and with the film debuts of both Anthony Hopkins and Timothy Dalton, will run at Film Forum in a new 4K restoration, from Friday, December 16 through Tuesday, December 27. (more...)

BWW Review: HAMLET, Trafalgar Studios
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 8, 2016

The famous story of the Prince of Denmark follows Hamlet on his murderous quest to avenge the death of his father. The enduring appeal of Shakespeare's tragedy is the writer's skill in retaining mystery about the eponymous protagonist. He is an enigma and audiences' perceptions of Him always vary. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Finding A Man For Marissa TLC's MARRIED BY MOM AND DAD
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This Sunday at 10/9c on TLC's MARRIED BY MOM & DAD, it's Devin's big day and he'll meet the bride his parents picked for Him for the first time at the altar. (more...)

Roaring '20s Will Roll Into Orlando Shakespeare Theater with THE GREAT GATSBY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary masterpiece, The Great Gatsby from February 8 - March 26, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. (more...)

Emerson, Lake & Palmer Legend Greg Lake Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Legendary Greg Lake sadly passed away on Wed. Dec. 7th. As a founding member of King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Greg Lake has been a major force in music for over 40 years. (more...)

VIDEO: Edward Norton Talks New Film 'Collateral Beauty' on TONIGHT
by - Dec 8, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Edward Norton Talked to Jimmy about his new film 'Collateral Beauty' Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Saturday, December 31, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Saturday, December 31, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, December 30, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS on Friday, December 30, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, December 30, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Friday, December 30, 2016! (more...)

HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST GAME SHOWS and More Join King Center Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The audience will have fun on February 1 when Hollywood's Greatest Game Shows Hosted Live by Bob Eubanks comes to the King Center.  (more...)

Scoop: MACGYVER on CBS - Friday, December 30, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on MACGYVER, airing on CBS on Friday, December 30, 2016! (more...)

WEST WING Creator Aaron Sorkin to Receive WGAW's 2017 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Aaron Sorkin, the Emmy-winning creator of The West Wing and Academy Award-winning screenwriter of The Social Network, is set to receive the Writers Guild of America, West's 2017 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement (more...)

MTV Reveals Singles Looking For Love on ARE YOU THE ONE?, Premiering 1/11
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

MTV today announced 22 love hopefuls who'll be joining the fifth season of hit matchmaking series, ARE YOU THE ONE? (more...)

Scoop: MACGYVER on CBS - Wednesday, December 28, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

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Scoop: MAN WITH A PLAN on CBS - Wednesday, December 28, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on MAN WITH A PLAN, airing on CBS on Wednesday, December 28, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: PURE GENIUS on CBS - Thursday, December 15, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on PURE GENIUS, airing on CBS on Thursday, December 15, 2016! (more...)

Tony Rock to Host New Outrageous Game Show THE GAME OF DATING on TV One
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

TV One redefines the dating and game show genres this January with the debut of THE GAME OF DATING. (more...)

Comedy Central to Premiere New Animated Series JEFF & SOME ALIENS, 1/11
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The aliens have finally landed as Comedy Central premieres its latest animated series JEFF & SOME ALIENS on Wednesday, January 11 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT following the premiere of the seventh and final season of 'Workaholics.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Keith Maitland Discusses TOWER, Now Playing at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
by Natalie de la Garza - Dec 8, 2016

It may be tempting to reduce Keith Maitland's new rotoscoped documentary film TOWER, about the 1966 shooting at the University of Texas, to its device - a curious novelty, a cartoon about a decades-old school shooting - but that would miss the point, and the difficulty, of what Maitland and his team have accomplished through an approach still closely associated with Saturday morning Hanna-Barbera fare. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere Powerful New Series MURDER CHOSE ME
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

In ID's upcoming series MURDER CHOSE ME, Rod Demery reflects on his 14 years as a homicide detective - a destiny he was drawn to after his own mother was murdered. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Present Exclusive Sneak Peeks of New True-Crime Series
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

For Investigation Discovery (ID) fans, New Year's Day is about to rival the thrill of smooching someone special at midnight... if you get butterflies at the thought of cozying up with America's leading true-crime network. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ready to Blow Us All Away- Meet HAMILTON's Newest Star, Jordan Fisher!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 8, 2016

Just under a year ago, Jordan Fisher was melting the hearts of millions from behind the television screen. Now he's doing it live, eight times a week from the Richard Rodgers Theatre. (more...)

Goodman Theatre and Chicago Blackhawks Team Up for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces a holiday partnership with the Chicago Blackhawks in two special events this December. (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Buell Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Dec 8, 2016

There's nothing like a rock musical led by a genderqueer German named Hedwig. Absolutely nothing. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Friday, December 9, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

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Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY on ABC - 12/12/2016- 12/16/2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY, airing on ABC on Monday, December 12, 2016! (more...)

Jimmy Kimmel's New Game Show BIG FAN to Premiere 1/9
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The celebrity cast of ABC's new comedic game show “Big Fan” features a spectacular line up of stars, including actress Kristen Bell (“Veronica Mars,” “Frozen”); reality television personality, actress, socialite and model Kim Kardashian West (“Keeping Up with the Kardashians”); Academy Award®-winning actor Matthew McConaughey (“True Detective,” “Dallas Buyers Club”) and NFL football quarterback Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers). Jimmy Kimmel, host of the 89th Oscars®, teams with Banijay Studios North America to produce. Big Fan is based on the hilarious “Who Knows…?” the celebrity vs. super-fan game segment that originally aired on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” The segment became a viral video success when pop star Katy Perry went up against one of her biggest fans and lost. “Big Fan” premieres MONDAY, JANUARY 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), immediately following “The Bachelor.” (more...)

Yo-Yo Ma to Promote Artistic Development at Youth Music Culture Guangdong
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

January 7, 2017 will mark the much-anticipated opening of Youth Music Culture Guangdong (YMCG), a new 2-week-long, annual cultural event bringing together young musicians for musical training, artistic appreciation, and cultural exchange. (more...)

This Holiday Season, Think Summer – Summer Theatre That Is!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Having trouble finding the "perfect gift" for that someone who has everything?  Your search is over.  (more...)

Upcoming Episodes Revealed for DirecTV/Audience Network Series ICE
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

“ICE” is a high-impact, serialized crime drama that follows the Green Family, as they plunge into the underbelly of the Los Angeles diamond trade. (more...)

Wild Swan Theater Presents OWL'S WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Wild Swan Theater, Ann Arbor's highly acclaimed theater for family audiences, presents a special production for young children.  Owl's Winter is a delightful collection of stories based on Arnold Lobel's Owl at Home, carefully created to engage the littlest theater-goers.  In one story, Owl encounters strange bumps at the end of his bed as he lays down to sleep.  In another, the moon seems to follow Him home while he is out for an evening stroll.  In a third, Owl makes tearwater tea when he runs out of the real thing.  The warmth and humor of these stories will delight you and your preschool or early elementary school aged students.  Children will help Owl make discoveries through lots of audience participation and a special suprise at the end. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Debuts the Nintendo Switch on TONIGHT SHOW
by - Dec 8, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, President of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aimé guided Jimmy through Super Mario Run before debuting the Nintendo Switch game system by playing The Legend of Zelda in front of creator Shigeru Miyamoto. (more...)

BWW Review: Director John DiFusco Salutes Returning Veterans in EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN
by Shari Barrett - Dec 8, 2016

Director John DiFusco, Himself a Vietnam Veteran, opened the world premiere of Rebecca Stahl's EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN on Veteran's Day 11-11-16 at the Hollywood American Legion Post 43, produced by Karl Risinger and Liberty Theater. The play tells the interrelated tale of four generations of vets, each dealing with their own difficulties, who collaborate to help a Lance Porter, a young veteran coming home from the war in Afghanistan. who is haunted by the loss and experiences that followed Him back and are destroying his personal relationships and life as he knew it. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Thursday, December 22, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW on Thursday, December 22, 2016! (more...)

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