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BWW Review: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE: Will it Change You?
by Christine Swerczek - Feb 15, 2016

CAROLINE, OR CHANGE is shaking up the Omaha Community Playhouse.  The closest to this musical that I've seen on stage is FUN HOME, winner of five 2015 Tony Awards, including best original score by Jeanine Tesori.  (more...)

AFSHeeN Releases Debut Original Single 'Let Me Down Slow' on Spotify
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

That's always been the plan for LA-based AFSHeeN, and after two years as one of the hottest names on the industry hit list, this rising artist is finally prepared to reveal his own electronic-orientated project. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'How About You Move In?' on Next SHAMLESS
by - Feb 15, 2016

On the next episode of Showtime's SHAMELESS, Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) remakes the Gallagher home as his "crib," Debbie (Emma Kenney) gets let go. (more...)

Meb Lands Spot on the U.S. Team at the 2016 Olympic Trials
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Skechers Performance Elite Athlete, Meb, secured his spot on the 2016 U.S. Summer Olympic team today, coming in second place with a marathon time of 2:12:21 at the Trials, which were held in Los Angeles on February 13, 2016. Wearing his namesake Skechers GOmeb Speed 3 - 2016 shoes, Meb also set the American Masters Record for the marathon today. This will be Meb's fourth time competing as an Olympic athlete. He currently holds a silver medal from the 2004 Athens Olympics for the marathon and is the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials marathon champion. He will be joining Galen Rupp and Jared Ward in Rio de Janerio, Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympics. (more...)

Scoop: GRANDFATHERED on FOX - Today, February 16, 2016
by TV Scoop - Feb 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on GRANDFATHERED, airing on FOX on today, February 16, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: THE GRINDER on FOX - Today, February 16, 2016
by - Feb 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE GRINDER, airing on FOX on today, February 16, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: ROSEWOOD on FOX - Saturday, February 20, 2016
by - Feb 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD, airing on FOX on Saturday, February 20, 2016! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lots of Laughs, but DOCTOR GODENSTEIN'S MAN Needs More Tinkering in the Lab
by David Fick - Feb 15, 2016

The latest entry in the tradition of FRANKENSTEIN parody and satrire is local theatre-maker Callum Tilbury's DOCTOR GODENSTEIN'S MAN, starring Wessel Pretorius and Ameera Conrad in a production directed by Byron Bure at the Galloway Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Slight GOLDEN LEAF RAG TIME BLUES at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - Feb 15, 2016

Director Ian Wolfgang Hinz's program notes state, 'GOLDEN LEAF RAG TIME BLUES is an exploration of prejudice and humanism.' He continues, 'Their prejudice blinds them to the humanity in each other and the potential shared love of music, comedy and the need to have someone listen.' He further states, 'GLTRF asks us to confront our human capacity for seeing the 'content of character' present in all of us.' (more...)

BWW Review: Washington National Opera Takes On A Bit of Broadway With LOST IN THE STARS
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 15, 2016

Although the production doesn't quite soar, LOST IN THE STARS is a welcome addition to the WNO season simply because it's not performed very frequently - at least in comparison to other more familiar works that transcend the opera-musical divide. (more...)

BWW Review: FIXING TIMON OF ATHENS Delivers Modern Parable On Greed
by Frank Benge - Feb 15, 2016

Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare is one of his plays that scholars either group with his tragedies or as one of the so-called "problem plays". FIXING TIMON OF ATHENS is part of an on-going attempt by the Rude Mechs to make more accessible and usable pieces of theatre out of the canon of Shakespeare's problem plays. With FIXING TIMON OF ATHENS Kirk Lynn has essentially cleaned-up and streamlined the play into a ten character piece that functions as a modern and timely parable about greed. (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 2/15/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 15, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

BWW Review: 13 at Spinning Tree Theatre
by Sara Brown - Feb 15, 2016

For the third show of their 2015-2016 season, Spinning Tree Theatre's '13' is sure to delight. (more...)

Encore Season of OOM SCHALK: FROM THE HEART 2 for the Rosebank Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

The inimitable Oom Schalk Lourens, played by actor David Muller, returns to the Rosebank Theatre for a two-week season of OOM SCHALK: FROM THE HEART 2. (more...)

BWW Review: THE TEMPEST Delivers a Wave of Top-Notch Talent at Orlando Shakespeare Theater
by April Montgomery - Feb 15, 2016

A tale of mysticism, betrayal, love and the ultimate choice. THE TEMPEST is arguably one of Shakespeare's most cohesive works, with its central plot all taking place on the same day in one location. The storyline is easier to follow than some of the Bard's earlier plays, which is brought to light by the acting and direction in the Orlando Shakespeare production that opened in Central Florida on Friday night. (more...)

BWW Recap: Death Doesn't Discriminate Between the Sinners and the Saints on THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Feb 15, 2016

I'm aware that this word is a tad overused these days, but THAT was truly EPIC! That may go down as my favorite episode to date of this series. You are about to witness some gushing, so be prepared. (more...)

BWW Review: FATHER, SON & HOLY COACH's A Tailor-Made Role for John Posey
by Gil Kaan - Feb 15, 2016

Actor/playwright John Posey charismatically performs his one-man show FATHER, SON & HOLY COACH providing multi-faceted, well-rounded performances of multiple, distinct characters. Writer Posey has written the leading role of John (the Son) that fits like a glove for actor Posey, both in the physicality and the deep emotional exposures that the main character John experiences. (more...)

BWW Review: MOTHERS AND SONS - and Son and Lover - Clash at Theatre Memphis' Next Stage
by Joseph Baker - Feb 15, 2016

In Terrence McNally's MOTHERS AND SONS, now playing at Theatre Memphis' Next Stage, there's something out of place in Jack Yates' smart New York apartment set -- and it has nothing to do with furniture. Rather, it's the presence of Karen Mason Riss's 'Katharine,' who, unannounced, has flown from her home in Dallas to visit 'Cal,' the one-time lover of her long-deceased son 'Andre.' Her anomalous presence is not unlike situating Archie Bunker's armchair in the foyer of the Biltmore. She has arrived with baggage: Not what she uses for travel -- but what she has carried within herself for the last twenty years; and of all times, it's the Christmas season -- and, clutching her fur coat as if it were some time of impenetrable armor, she comes across like some unwelcome Ghost of Christmas Past. (more...)

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Monday, February 15, 2016
by TV Scoop - Feb 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Monday, February 15, 2016! (more...)

Nancy O'Dell & More Host CBS Special GRAMMY RED CARPET LIVE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

For the first time, CBS will air a live red carpet show prior to the GRAMMY AWARDS broadcast with the new special, GRAMMY RED CARPET LIVE, hosted by Nancy O'Dell and Kevin Frazier ('Entertainment Tonight'), and Shad Moss, a.k.a. Bow Wow, (CSI: CYBER), tonight, Feb. 15 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/check local listings for Mountain and Pacific time zones) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

BWW Review: INGA BINGA Sneaking into the Mainstream
by Amy Bradley - Feb 15, 2016

Traveling back to 1942, with the world at war and every man and woman yearning to get into the fray, INGA BINGA highlights the J Edgar Hoover era of espionage. Frank Benge reliably directs this devious comedy in its regional debut, showcasing the original play by Julian Wiles. Taking place in an art-deco hotel in Charleston, South Carolina, we find Ensign Jack Kennedy (played by Justin West), planning a romantic and secretive weekend with the rumored Nazi supporter, Inga Arvad (played by Courtney Abud). In true Hoover fashion, the file on this affair is opened with Special Agent-in-Charge (played by Gene Storie) and Skip (played by Michael Rodriguez) an overzealous 'virgin agent' trying to make a name for Himself at the Bureau. After bugging the entire room, and then hiding behind a swinging wall, complete with one-way mirror, the G Men set the historical stage for romance, intrigue, and full-frontal farce. (more...)

BWW Preview: MKE Ballet and Michael Pink Elevate Ballet Culture in World Premiere of Wilde's DORIAN GRAY
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Feb 15, 2016

If as Oscar Wilde wrote, 'Beauty is a form of genius, indeed a higher form of genius, and needs no explanation,' the Milwaukee Ballet and Michael PInk affirm this statement with a resounding performance of their World Premiere ballet Dorian Gray. Based on Wilde's late 19th century novella, Pink and his 'dream team,'--Lighting Designer David Grill, Composer Philip Fenney and Costume/Scenic Designer Todd Edward Ivins--sparked magical genius in the first full length ballet staged in the Historic Pabst Theater. Ivins spoke the essence of the moment when he stated, 'A historic occasion in a historic theater.' (more...)

Cult Classic H.R. Pufnstuf Return to TV on Nickelodeon's MUTT & STUFF Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Sid and Marty Krofft's most beloved characters from their cult classic H.R. Pufnstuf return to kids TV for the first time in over 45 years in the Kroffts' latest live-action preschool series, Mutt & Stuff, premiering today, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The special episode, 'H.R. Pufnstuf Visits Mutt & Stuff,' features H.R. Pufnstuf, Cling and Clang, Freddy the Flute and the Rescue Racer. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GIRLIE SHOW is 'Madge-ical' at Old 505 Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Feb 15, 2016

In lieu of the amount of times members of communities gay, straight, between, beyond have been teased with the promise of Madonna returning to Australia, anything will do to get one's Material Girl fix, and those of you who simply cannot wait for the latest carrot-dangle of her tour this time next month, Tunks Productions and The Old 505 Theatre is giving audiences their life with 'The Girlie Show'. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, February 15, 2016
by TV Scoop - Feb 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, February 15, 2016! (more...)

BWW Interview: THE RITZ Director David Marshall-Martin at New Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Feb 15, 2016

The Ritz director David Marshall-Martin is commendably composed for a man about to launch a three-week production come Thursday 18th February. Marshall-Martin attributes the anticipative success of the show to its long history entertaining audiences of all kinds. The Broadway debut of Terrence McNally, The Ritz follows a garbage-man on the lam who unwittingly seeks refuge in a gay sauna in 70s Manhattan. (more...)

FIRST LOOK: Kentwood Players opens MAN OF LA MANCHA 3/11 at Westchester Playhouse
by Shari Barrett - Feb 15, 2016

Kentwood Players proudly presents the multiple Tony Award winning musical "MAN OF LA MANCHA" with Book by Dale Wasserman, Music by Mitch Leigh and Lyrics by Joe Darion opening Friday, March 11 through Saturday, April 16, 2016 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm, with three Thursday night performances on March 31, April 7 and 14 at 8:00pm, at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Los Angeles, CA 90045. The production is directed by Susan Goldman Weisbarth with Musical Director Mike Walker and Choreographer Drew Fitzsimmons, produced by Margie Bates and Gail Bernardi by special arrangement with Tams Witmark Music Library. (more...)

BWW Review: DEFYING GRAVITY Drops the House Down at Theatre Royal Sydney
by Brodie Paparella - Feb 15, 2016

It was every music theatre nerd's dream come true: Broadway legends from Australia and the States converging in Sydney to give intimate treatment to the songs of one of our generation's most acclaimed songwriters. Stephen Schwartz's inimitable music is almost unarguably sure to have passed your lips at some point in the decades he has been active as a treasure of theatre and film. The Academy and Grammy Award-winning composer is best known for his touches on Disney's Pocahontas, as well as contributions to famed musicals Godspell, Pippin and - perhaps most notably - Wicked. (more...)

BWW Review: ORPHANS, Southwark Playhouse, February 12 2016
by Gary Naylor - Feb 15, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a fine black comedy that has lots to say 33 years on from its premiere and showcases three tours-de-force from the three actors (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 2/14/2016
by BWW - Feb 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/14/2016 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/14/2016
by BWW - Feb 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/14/2016 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 2/14/2016
by BWW - Feb 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/14/2016 for Detroit (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 2/14/2016
by BWW - Feb 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/14/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 2/14/2016
by BWW - Feb 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/14/2016 for Atlanta (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 2/14/2016
by BWW - Feb 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/14/2016 for Orlando (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 2/14/2016
by BWW - Feb 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/14/2016 for Kansas City (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 2/14/2016
by BWW - Feb 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/14/2016 for Sacramento (more...)

BWW Review: TWO TRAINS RUNNING Smoothly at Open Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 14, 2016

The 1969 installment of August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle makes its mark at Open Stage, with Aaron Bomar leading a great cast. (more...)

Bioscience Americas Science Team Meets With Stephen Hawking
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2016

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BWW Interview: Charles Busch, Tom Judson, and a Valentine's Day Cabaret
by Amanda Finn - Feb 14, 2016

On Saturday night, before the Stage Q production of 'Psycho Beach Party', I got the opportunity to chat with 'Psycho Beach Party' playwright Charles Busch and his cabaret partner/pianist Tom Judson about their Sunday evening show in downtown Madison as well as Charles' history as a playwright and performer. (more...)

Update: SHUFFLE ALONG Broadway Cast Member Jeffrey 'JL' Williams FOUND!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2016

A 33 year old Broadway actor, next set to appear in SHUFFLE ALONG (currently in rehearsals) has been reported missing, and police (and cast members) are asking for the public's help in finding the actor who has has been missing since Wednesday.  (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Rep's GOOD MONSTERS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 14, 2016

Make no mistake: Nate Eppler is far too good a playwright to remain Nashville theater's best-kept secret for much longer. If you need further proof of his brilliance (a word I don't use to describe people very often), even after witnessing it first-hand in his earlier plays - like the noirish Rear Widow, the imaginative Larries or the compelling Long Way Down - then get yourself as quickly as humanly possible down to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Johnson Theatre and allow yourself to be immersed in his latest work of stage wizardry: the challenging, enlightening and provocative Good Monsters. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com for 2/7/2016 - 2/14/2016
by BWW - Feb 14, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 2/7/2016 - 2/14/2016. (more...)

West Broadway Gallery Holds Opening Reception for Neil Jenney's IMPROVED PICASSOS Today, 2/14
by Louisa Brady - Feb 14, 2016

The West Broadway Gallery will present an exhibition of Neil Jenney's 'Improved Picassos' from February 14-April 30, 2016. This exhibition will extend the survey of 'Improved Picassos' first seen at Gagosian Gallery on Madison Avenue in 2013 and will include two of the paintings in that exhibition. This is the first time that all of the eight paintings in the series will be exhibited together. (more...)

BWW Review: ZOOLANDER 2 is Stupid, Cameo-Filled Trip in All the Ways You'd Expect
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 14, 2016

Just in case you were worried that the 15 years between ZOOLANDER 2 and the original male model comedy would lessen the latter's wacky sense of humor, fear not, ZOOLANDER 2 is every bit as stupid as the original, and for fans of the first film, that might be enough to overcome the lack of originality in the sequel's extremely thin plot. (more...)

The Sheldon Concert Hall Announces February-April Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2016

The Sheldon Concert Hall announces upcoming concerts, gallery events, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet Him Inside! Take a Peek at HAMILTON's Ultimate Fan Book, The #Hamiltome
by Sally Henry - Feb 14, 2016

We are so close to getting the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at HAMILTON! (more...)

BWW Recap: Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em on SHAMELESS
by Jennifer McHugh - Feb 14, 2016

SHAMELESS took a bit of a dark turn tonight as Carl comes face to face with his reality. Now homeless and spread out all over the city, the Gallaghers are struggling more than ever to keep it together. (more...)

Alfie Boe Next for FINDING NEVERLAND; Broadway + London?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2016

According to the New York Post,  current LES MISERABLES star Alfie Boe, who departs that show at the end of February, has his next gig lined up. The paper reports he 'will be stepping into the starring role of "Finding Neverland," ... Boe will play "Peter Pan" creator J.M. Barrie, replacing Tony Yazbeck, and he will then open the show in London's West End in January of next year.' No official announcement has yet been made.  (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/13-2/14/2016
by - Feb 14, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 14, 2016 - Sunday, February 14, 2016. (more...)

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