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Diamond Schmitt Architects Unveil Transformed National Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

On July 1st, Canada's 150th Birthday, the National Arts Centre inaugurates a new building wing which transforms the Centre for the first time in 50 years. Diamond Schmitt Architects has designed new public spaces and a new entry which, for the first time, connect the NAC to Confederation Square and the Parliamentary Precinct in Ottawa. (more...)

BWW Review: PIPPIN at Foxwoods Casino
by Elizabeth Budinoff - Jun 30, 2017

Sunday, June 18th, marked the end of the Pippin National Tour. After months of performing the magical production came to a close at the Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. While the performers had an a-typical audience they performed with high energy and a renowned ability to treat this famous show-within-a-show as if it truly were their first performance. (more...)

Brooklyn College Presents the 12th Annual Weasel Festival Hosted by the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Department of Theater at Brooklyn College is one of New York City's outstanding institutions in the training of theater artists. With the assistance of a generous grant from the Tow Foundation, the Department of Theater in conjunction with the MFA Playwriting Program, headed by co-coordinators Mac Wellman and Erin Courtney, will present the annual Weasel Festival, hosted by The Public Theater. (more...)

Kneehigh Announces Full Casting for THE TIN DRUM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

One of the defining novels of the 20th Century, Gunter Grass' dazzling tour de force, The Tin Drum will be brought to thrilling theatrical life by Kneehigh in a touring co-production with Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and West Yorkshire Playhouse. (more...)

Pollo Campero Celebrates National Fried Chicken Day by Offering 50 Percent off All Personal Fried Chicken Meals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

For Pollo Campero, one day isn't enough to celebrate National Fried Chicken Day! (more...)

BWW Interview: Chatting With Rising Star Caitlin Cohn About Tom Stoppard, THE SECRET GARDEN and Her Transition Into More 'Mature' Roles
by Matthew Blank - Jul 9, 2017

We catch up with young actress Caitlin Cohn, known for her star turn in the Cincinnati Playhouse-Baltimore Center Stage revival of THE SECRET GARDEN. (more...)

Miranda Lambert's Album 'The Weight of These Wings' Certified Platinum by RIAA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2017

Vanner Records/RCA Records Nashville GRAMMY Award-winner Miranda Lambert's sixth studio album The Weight of These Wings is now certified PLATINUM by the RIAA. (more...)

Miranda Lambert's Album 'The Weight of These Wings' Certified Platinum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

Vanner Records/RCA Records Nashville GRAMMY Award-winner Miranda Lambert's sixth studio album The Weight of These Wings is now certified PLATINUM by the RIAA. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Sounding
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 7, 2017

BWW speaks to Modern Studies about bringing Sounding to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Park & Oak Restaurant Hosts Show-Stopping Cast Party
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

After a successful opening at Playhouse on Park, the cast and crew of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) along with Playhouse staff, board members and friends, took the short walk down Park Road to the newest addition to the neighborhood. Park & Oak Restaurant were their gracious hosts, accommodating all 50 hungry guests! (more...)

JERSEY BOYS, LA LA LAND, DIRTY DANCING and More Set for Free Movie Summer Lineup at The Lyric
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Free Movie Summer is back at The Lyric Theatre in Stuart, proudly sponsored by Humana and MetCare. Tickets are limited to 4 per person and subject to availability.  Tickets are ONLY available at the Box Office. Scroll down for a look at the lineup! (more...)

Casey Webb Stars in Travel Channel's Popular Series MAN V. FOOD, 8/7
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Food lover, actor and restaurant business veteran Casey Webb is a new man and he is ready to taste the nation's most epic eats in the reboot of MAN V. FOOD. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): ANNIE's Goodwin, Verbeten and Orozco
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 7, 2017

Opening tonight at the Arts Center of Cannon County in Woodbury is the newest iteration of the beloved musical Annie, directed by Matthew Hayes Hunter and featuring an all-star cast of actors bringing the show to life. Featuring songs that have become musical theater standards since the show's premiere on Broadway in 1977 - including "Tomorrow," "Maybe," "Easy Street" and "Hard Knock Life." (more...)

Elijah Rock to Celebrate GERSHWIN FOR MY SOUL Release at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Make your reservations now for Elijah Rock at Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood, CA, on August 3rd at 8:30pm. Featuring: Kevin Toney: Musical Director, Piano; John B. Williams: Bass; Greg Paul: Drums; and John Storie: Guitar. (more...)

Ellen Burstyn, André De Shields & More Will Star in John Doyle-Helmed AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the full cast for AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. The production will run at Bay Street Theater from August 8 - September 3. The production will star Hannah Cabell (The Father, Men on Boats, Major Barbara) as Rosalind, Academy Award, Emmy Award and Tony Award winner Ellen Burstyn (Same Time, Next Year, The Last Picture Show, The Exorcist) as Jacques, and Andre De Shields (The Full Monty, Ain't Misbehavin', The Wiz) as Touchstone. (more...)

Experience Fairy Magic With BEN & HOLLY ON STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

This weekend at the Wyvern Theatre, fairy princesses and tiny elves will take to the stage for one big magical adventure that will thrill children and families alike. (more...)

KFC Celebrates National Fried Chicken Day By Reinventing The Drive-Thru Experience With Robot Colonel Harland Sanders
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

To celebrate National Fried Chicken Day, Kentucky Fried Chicken is bringing founder Colonel Harland Sanders to the drive-thru experience as robot chicken-expert H.A.R.L.A.N.D. (Human Assisted Robotic Linguistic Animatronic Networked Device). H.A.R.L.A.N.D. is a state-of-the-art voice modulator system that gives drive-thru customers the experience they've always dreamed of: ordering from an animatronic Colonel Sanders head that speaks in the voice of Colonel Sanders. (more...)

TIME SPY Brings a New Dimension to the Electronic Billboards of Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

In partnership with the Audemars Piguet Art Commission, Times Square Arts presents artist Sun Xun's Time Spy on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in July. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. One of China's most prominent young artists, Sun Xun created Time Spy for the second Audemars Piguet Art Commission in partnership with Sean Kelly Gallery, Edouard Malingue Gallery and Shanghart Gallery as part of a large-scale immersive multimedia installation first presented during Art Basel in Miami Beach in December 2016. (more...)

Simon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Enters Final Week at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Simon Godwin's (Associate Director, London's National Theatre) acclaimed staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex and family, will close as scheduled next week, on July 16. Just 15 New York performances remain of the production. (more...)

Idiot Child Presents WHAT IF THE PLANE FALLS OUT OF THE SKY?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Developed with support from Bristol Old Vic Ferment, Shoreditch Town Hall, and Arts Council England, Bristol-based theatre company Idiot Child are back at The Pleasance for this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe with their new show, What if the plane falls out of the sky?, running from 2 - 28 August 2017. (more...)

Funnyman James Mane Headlines Stand Up Comedy Show
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

James Mane of Hawaii's 'Guys With Issues' Comedy Podcast and Adult Swim Channel's TV hit show Decker will be performing on July 14th, Friday, at Hawaiian Brian's located at 1680 Kapiolani Boulevard. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Premieres at The Chorus of Westerly's Summer Pops
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

More than 25,000 turned out for the Chorus of Westerly's Summer Pops on June 24th in Wilcox Park. The main attraction for the event was the premiere of Chorus Alum John Tafone's upcoming new musical the Count of Monte Cristo. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Review: Matt Anderson Slays as RICHARD III at IndyFringe Theatre
by Melissa Hall - Jul 5, 2017

From the moment Matt Anderson takes the stage, his seething and scheming Richard III demands your full attention. It's a role that would be easy to over act, but instead Anderson's portrayal is raw and visceral. He has frequently popped up in supporting roles over the years, but this play gives him a chance to stretch his Wings and show what he can do. He is mesmerizing as the simpering villain. (more...)

TRACE and More Slated for bcurrent's 26th Year of Rebirth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Back for a 26th year, bcurrent is under new management, and the upcoming season more than proves it with expanded projects in association with Factory Theatre and Theatre Passe Muraille and a revamped rock.paper.sistaz - now a season long residency, featuring Makambe K Simamba and The Bite Hard Collective. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at The Players Centre For The Performing Arts
by Carolan Trbovich - Jul 17, 2017

The Players Present The Marvelous Wonderettes (more...)

THE TWILIGHT ZONE, Mike Bartlett Premiere and More Slated for Almeida Theatre's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold said: 'We are thrilled to present three major new productions at the Almeida, including two world premieres and one rare revival. Spanning the Atlantic and beyond, this season is a timely and limitless interrogation into contemporary cultural anxieties and the power we have over our own lives.' (more...)

Judy Paster Announces New Gaither Produced EP 'Rubies, Rocks & Stones' Coming 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Judy Paster, a three time GMA (Gospel Music Association) nominee and winner of the 2015 Jazz/Blues Song of the Year announced today she will be releasing a new Americana EP “Rubies, Rocks & Stones” produced by the Southern Gospel Legends the Gaithers on Friday, July 28th via iTunes. Paster will pre-release a new single from the EP, “Wings of Gold” a week prior on July 21st. (more...)

Melissa Rose Hirsch Joins WOMEN OF THE WINGS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Melissa Rose Hirsch joins the cast of Women of the Wings: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers at Feinstein's/54 Below on August 4th! (more...)

Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram Performance of Disciple SHRUTA SARATH GOPALAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Arangetram is an important occasion in the career of any Bharatanatyam dancer. After several years -- decades even -- of arduous training, when the Guru is confident that the disciple can sustain a solo performance, the Arangetram is announced. (more...)

Acclaim Mounts for Foreigner Co-Founder Ian McDonald's New Band Honey West
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

As acclaim mounts for their debut album, Bad Old World (Readout Records), Triple A Radio is getting a full taste of HONEY WEST, the New York guitar-rock band featuring 'odd couple' songwriter team of Foreigner and King Crimson co-founder Ian McDonald and Shakespearean thespian Ted Zurkowski of The Actors Studio. Impact date is Monday, July 17. (more...)

BWW Review: Idina Menzel in Concert at Jacobs Pavilion
by Roy Berko - Jul 16, 2017

Menzel's openness to the audience, her kid-inclusiveness, courtesy to her joint performers and fine singing voice, made for a fine evening of entertainment. Applause, applause! (more...)

Release Date Announced for Disney's Live-Action DUMBO, Production Now Under Way
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

Among the slew of announcements made at D23, Deadline reports that Disney's live-action DUMBO now has a release date. (more...)


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BWW Review: TAP ELLINGTON Celebrates the Duke's Love of Tap Dance
by Melanie Votaw - Jul 15, 2017

Tony Waag and the American Tap Dance Foundation, Inc. presented a program to Duke Ellington music at Jazz at Lincoln Center's The Appel Room on Friday, July 14, 2017. (more...)

Aircraft Insulation Market Worth 9.89 Billion USD by 2022
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

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KFC Opens Limited-Edition Online Merchandise Shop To Fill Void In Fried Chicken Couture Marketplace
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Kentucky Fried Chicken launched a new online merchandise shop, KFC Ltd., along with its first collection of quality fried chicken apparel and limited-edition goods for their finger lickin' fans. (more...)

In The Wings Productions to Set Sail with ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

In The Wings Productions, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tanya Glassman and Executive Producer Adam Glassman, sets sail with Cole Porter's musical comedy Anything Goes, with performances from July 21 - 30 at the historic Snug Harbor Music Hall. (more...)

FUN HOME to Headline Young Vic's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The new 2017-18 season at Young Vic was announced today. (more...)

Thom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed rising star director Thom Southerland (Titanic, Grey Gardens, Grand Hotel) is to direct the first ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical The Woman in White. (more...)

Maureen Lipman to Direct the World Stage Premiere of THE KNOWLEDGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed actress and writer Maureen Lipman is to direct the world stage premiere of Jack Rosenthal's The Knowledge. (more...)

BWW Review: First Hand Theatrical Stages Thoroughly Captivating AND THEN WHAT? THE CHILDREN OF VELVEL AND SHEINA-GITEL AVERBUKH
by Veronica Bruscini - Jul 14, 2017

First Hand Theatrical, under Kevin Olson's direction, fashioned a jewel in AND THEN WHAT? and this production captivates from the moment the first lines are spoken. AND THEN WHAT? is that rare piece of theater that truly touches every emotion; guaranteed, you won't find a dry eye in the house by the time the curtain falls. (more...)

Ian McDonald's New Project 'Honey West' Releases Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

As acclaim mounts for their debut album, Bad Old World (Readout Records), Triple A Radio is getting a full taste of HONEY WEST, the New York guitar-rock band featuring 'odd couple' songwriter team of Foreigner and King Crimson co-founder Ian McDonald and Shakespearean thespian Ted Zurkowski of The Actors Studio. Impact date is Monday, July 17. (more...)

Tisha Campbell-Martin, Hamish Linklater and Steven Weber Complete Cast of MAMMA MIA! at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Final casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Mamma Mia!, Friday, July 28, at 8 PM, Saturday, July 29, at 8 PM and Sunday, July 30, at 7:30 PM. The new cast members are Tisha Campbell-Martin as Tanya, Hamish Linklater as Harry and Steven Weber as Bill. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Ashley Storrie
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 12, 2017

BWW speaks to Ashley Storrie about her 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Morning Glory. (more...)

Jim Shankman's HEARTLESS BASTARD to Make World Premiere at HERE Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Actor, novelist and playwright Jim Shankman, the recipient of the Best Playwriting Award at 2015 FringeNYC for his play The Screenwriter Dies of His Own Free Will, will debut his latest work, Heartless Bastard, at HERE Arts Center (145 Sixth Avenue). (more...)

Celeste Rose Joins 'WOMEN OF THE WINGS' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Celeste Rose has joined the cast of Women of the Wings: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers at Feinstein's/54 Below on August 4th. (more...)

Works by Arthur Kopit & Dael Orlandersmith Set for Red Bull's 2017 Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced that their seventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes will feature two brand new commissions from Dael Orlandersmith and Arthur Kopit, alongside six brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country.  (more...)

BWW Review: Douglas Carter Beane's New Musical HOOD at Dallas Theater Center
by Kyle Christopher West - Jul 10, 2017

Not every new musical can be a HAMILTON, but that's exactly what makes the eclectic genre of American musical theatre thrive and bloom. However, there are a few necessary, key ingredients in creating musical theatre magic, including relatable principal characters and some heartfelt showtunes. And, although Dallas Theater Center's efforts to produce an edgy new musical based on the Robin Hood folklore don't ever get past the surface of the legendary story, there's still something irresistible about being in the room where a new work is being created. (more...)

Mac Rogers' Sci-Fi Thriller STEAL THE STARS to Premiere with Weekly Episodes Starting This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Gideon Media (a new venture from Gideon Productions, producers of the critically-acclaimed The Honeycomb Trilogy, Universal Robots, and Viral) in association with Tor Books & Tor Labs will present Steal the Stars, a noir science fiction thriller by Mac Rogers (award-winning writer of the global hit podcast thrillers, The Message and LifeAfter), released as 14 episodes, airing weekly from August 2 - November 1, 2017, and available worldwide on all major podcast distributors including iTunes, Stitcher, and GooglePlay through the Macmillan Podcast Network. (more...)

When aircraft meets PurePower: HNA and Pratt & Whitney partner in building an environmentally responsible aviation ecosystem
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

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