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THE PRICE's Danny DeVito in Talks to Join Disney's Live-Action DUMBO Film
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Deadline reports that Danny DeVito, currently making his Broadway debut in THE PRICE, is in talks to join Tim Burton's live-action reboot of DUMBO for Walt Disney Studios. (more...)

The Porters Of Hellgate Present Shakespeare & Wilkins' PERICLES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Porters are happy to announce the first show of their 11th Season: Pericles marks the 24th Shakespearean Production the company has mounted in that time. Artistic Director Charles Pasternak returns to the directing chair and Leon Russom to the boards. They last worked together on 2014's production of Henry V, a critical and audience hit, which received Ovation, Broadway World, and Valley Theatre Award nominations. (more...)

BTS's Videos Go Viral With Growth Over 1 Million Views Per Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

International K-pop sensation, BTS, are ready to make their mark as they prepare to hit the US in just over 2 weeks. The band are in the midst of making a huge impact on our shores including their upcoming sold out arena shows in NY, CHICAGO and LA. (more...)

New Marketing Campaign Launches To Promote 'Awakening'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

'awakening: exploring the flow of infinite possibilities' (published by Balboa Press) is a collection of inspirational messages and photography intended to send the reader on a journey that helps them recognize and connect with the beauty, harmony and wisdom in nature that will 'lead to one's personal awakening (into awareness).' Author Steven Kraghmann is embarking on a marketing campaign to expand the book's reach. (more...)

Eva Green in Talks to Star in Tim Burton's Live-Action DUMBO for Disney
by Movies News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

As previously reported, Tim Burton will direct a live-action adaptation of the 1941 animated classic DUMBO for Walt Disney Studios. According to Deadline, actress Eva Green is currently in talks to take on one of the three main adult roles in the film. (more...)

BWW News: 6th Annual BRIEFS: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays This Weekend at the .Zack
by Chris Gibson - Mar 8, 2017

With funding for the arts under attack and more anti-LGBTQ legislation in the Wings under the new administration, the sixth annual Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays is needed now more than ever. Pearl Vodka in conjunction with That Uppity Theatre Company and Vital VOICE Magazine will present the sixth annual Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays. Briefs is a unique venture in St. Louis that brings together numerous directors and theatrical artists to showcase the work of eight different playwrights all under one roof. Briefs presents theatrical work that address the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning people. The festival is targeted to a diverse and mature audience that appreciates good theatre in unique settings. (more...)

Grammy Award Winning Band America to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Grammy Award winning band, America, famous for their harmonies and unique sound, has today announced they are returning to Australia in July for shows in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Wollongong and Canberra, as well as two shows in Queensland. (more...)

Emily King, Black Lillies, Hal Ketchum and More Come to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy®-nominated singer/songwriter Emily King, roots-rockers The Black Lillies, country star Hal Ketchum and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 9 at noon at (more...)

BWW Review: TUMULTY'S PUB in New Brunswick NJ for a Great Dining Experience
by Patrick Kennedy - Mar 7, 2017

Tumulty's Pub is the essence of what a great pub should be. It's a spot where you can enjoy fine food and a great beverage program in a casual, attractive atmosphere. (more...)

Treat Williams and Stephen Adly Guirgis Join Tim and Tyne Daly for Dorset Theatre Festival's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival is proud to announce its 40th Anniversary Season, featuring the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs (June 22 - July 8), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt; the Regional Premiere of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery by Ken Ludwig (July 13 - 29), directed by Jen Wineman; the Regional Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez (August 3 - 19), directed by Stephen Brackett; and the Regional Revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo (August 24 - September 2), directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

New Children's Book RUNAWAY BIRD is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Brian's First Publishing is proud to announce the release of a new children's story by acclaimed entrepreneur and storyteller Gregy Alexander. The release of this book has been eagerly anticipated, and it hits the shelves today. 'Runaway bird' is a tale for children everywhere who love to read and let their imaginations roam. (more...)

Lupe Anguiano Biography, 'Uncompromised', is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Uncompromised: The Lupe Anguiano Story is now available on One of America's unsung heroes, Lupe spent her life serving others and following her strong Catholic faith. She spent her childhood picking fruit with her family and, after graduating high school, decided to become a missionary nun. She found herself at odds with the church because she took a literal interpretation of Vatican II, which Pope John XXIII introduced in 1962. 'This Pope was really strong, and in examining the social teachings of the church, made statements that challenged nuns and priests to minister to the people, not asking them to leave religious life, but to get out of their comfort zones and go out and minister to people like Christ did. He told us not to be afraid to be witnesses to what's right and what's wrong. This was a major change for the Roman Catholic Church. Well, that just gave me Wings!' said Lupe. As a habit-wearing nun, Lupe picketed in front of the Cardinal of Los Angeles in 1963 to protest the church's tolerance of the racially discriminatory practice of 'Redlining.' After 15 years, Lupe left the Order to better serve the people. She helped the poor in East LA and developed a teen program for gang members that turned lives around and produced a number of Latino leaders of California. She helped Cesar Chavez with the Great Grape Boycott and so much more. (more...)

Red Wings Host Rangers Sunday Night at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

NBC Sports presents the NHL's “Best of the West” in its NHL Game of the Week showdown on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, when Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks host Ryan Suter and the Minnesota Wild. Coverage begins at noon ET on NBC with NHL Live. (more...)

Reboot Theatre Company Casts Diverse PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Reboot Theatre Company aims to charm and beguile Seattle audiences this spring with a new imagining of Noel Coward's highly acclaimed comedic masterpiece PRIVATE LIVES. (more...)

BWW Interview: OC's Segerstrom Center Welcomes Charles Busch in THE LADY AT THE MIC
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 6, 2017

Making his Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut, Tony Award® nominee Charles Busch is bringing his unique and critically-acclaimed talents to the Samueli Theater March 9-11, 2017 as part of Segerstrom Center's Cabaret Series. Entitled THE LADY AT THE MIC, Busch will enchant audiences in this intimate evening of songs and stories which he originally created for Lincoln Center's American Songbook series. Busch will be accompanied by longtime musical director Tom Judson where the artists will be paying tribute to extraordinary and much-missed women. Before Busch sashays into Costa Mesa, he agreed to answer a few questions from BroadwayWorld's Michael L. Quintos about the upcoming OC cabaret concert. (more...)

SRO Theatre Company to Produce Documentary to Chronicle Life of Johnnie Schmidt
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

SRO Theatre Company is proud to announce its plans to produce a documentary film on John Schmidt, a 95-year-old former member of the company whose life experiences include performing on Broadway, pole vaulting at OSU, WWII, frequent appearances on WOSU radio and television, being inducted into the OSU Sports Hall of Fame, and managing his Schmidt family tree farm in Bainbridge, Ohio. SRO is using the crowd-funding platform GoFundMe to finance My Name is Johnnie Schmidt, the working title of the project, which will include a wealth of information on John's life based on interviews with the still-vibrant senior and Upper Arlington native, as well as rarely-seen footage and photos of his notable life and career. Our goal is to premiere the finished work in the fall. (more...)

BWW Review: Resplendent LION KING Reigns Supreme at Providence Performing Arts Center
by Veronica Bruscini - Mar 4, 2017

The touring production of THE LION KING now playing at the Providence Performing Arts Center is absolutely exceptional. One would be hard-pressed to find a finer or stronger assembly of actors, singers, and dancers than this remarkable company. (more...)

Raleigh Little Theatre presents WHEN SHE HAD WINGS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Raleigh Little Theatre presents the area premiere of Susan Zeder's When She Had Wings, which opens on March 17 in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. (more...)

Boston Ballet Presents KYLIAN/WINGS OF WAX, 3/23-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Boston Ballet's spring season continues with Kylian/Wings of Wax, a trio of ballets by three choreographic masters. (more...)

by Jan Nargi - Mar 2, 2017

The Costa Verde Hotel on the cliffs high above Acapulco might as well be the end of the world for the tourists and American ex-patriots who converge there in Tennessee Williams' haunting and haunted THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA currently receiving a star-studded revival at the A.R.T. in Cambridge, Mass. (more...)

The London Premiere of 2Faced Dance's RUN Present Three Works by Female Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

???????Direct from performances in India and sold out performances across the UK, the award-winning 2Faced Dance Company, known for its physically adventurous work, and headed by artistic director and choreographer Tamsin Fitzgerald, presents the LONDON PREMIERE performances of RUN, a triple bill of dance by three female choreographers, at The Place in central London on 4 & 5 April 2017. (more...)

Roundhouse Announces Politically-Charged The Last Word Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The birth-place of Punk in London and a home of radical theatre, the Roundhouse is now using spoken word and gig theatre to tackle political issues from the importance of clubbing to the capital's culture, issues of immigration, mental health and post-truth politics. (more...)

FITBOX Launches 'Workout Buddy' Feature to Mobile App
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

FITBOX, a monthly active wear membership box service, announced the launch of their new Workout Buddy feature in its mobile app, FITBOX Plus. Starting today, FITBOX users can find fitness classes and connect with new workout friends in their area using a geo-tagging feature. Rolling out the Workout Buddy feature in New York City to begin, FITBOX has partnered with two popular fitness studios, Mile High Run Club, and Banana Skirt Productions. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 16, 2017
by - Mar 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 16, 2017

A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J. Maas is one of my all-time favorite retellings of Beauty and the Beast. It's also an original, immersive fantasy! (more...)

Family and Furniture! Meet the Full Cast of THE PRICE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney, opening officially tonight, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to meet the company and watch interviews with the quartet in rehearsal! (more...)

Megan Walker Named Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player Of The Year
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ In its 32 nd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company tonight announced Megan Walker of Monacan High School (North Chesterfield, Va.) as its 2016-17 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Walker was surprised with the news by 2015 WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne. (more...)

Jennifer Steyn Stars in SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION at the Baxter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After her phenomenal, double Fleur du Cap-nominated performances in A Doll's House and The Inconvenience of Wings last year, Jennifer Steyn returns to the Baxter stage to star as the remarkable anti-heroine, Galactia in Howard Barker's Scenes from an Execution, at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio from 30 March to 22 April at 7.30pm nightly and a matinee on 1 April at 2.30pm. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Nicholas De Jongh's New Play PRICKED OUT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

???????Full cast is announced today for the upcoming premiere of Nicholas De Jongh's new play Pricked Out. Matthew Gould directs Sebastian Carrington-Howell (Seb), Chris Clynes (Will), Sean Delaney (Barnfield), Daniel Donskoy (Harry), Felicity Jolly (Viola), Peter Land (Mal), Paul Lavers (Sir Vane) and Rebecca Tanwen (Olive) in the production without decor which runs at the Kings Head Theatre from 25-29 March. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Chilean filmmaker, writer and artist Alejandro Jodorowsky once said, 'Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.' In his new story book, Sunil Bhatia escapes all confinement to soar high into the heavens. 'My Feathered Friends & The Book of Poems-Part 1' (published by Partridge India) is inspired by nature and the need to search for answers to life's questions. It is a tale of companionship and help, while the 'The Book of Poems' deals with a variety of topics and situations felt and seen. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ashley Brown and Kevin Kern on Performing with Frank Wildhorn at BYU
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 14, 2017

Tony-nominated composer Frank Wildhorn will return to Brigham Young University to perform his music with Broadway vocalists, including new songs and selections from THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, JEKYLL & HYDE, and more. The concert will be presented in BYU's de Jong Concert Hall as part of its BRAVO! professional performing arts series on Friday, March 17, 2017. For more information and to buy tickets, visit Ashley Brown and Kevin Kern shared their thoughts on the upcoming concert with BroadwayWorld. (more...)

BoDeans, Dave Barnes, Cathy Richardson Band and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces an intimate show with Milwaukee-bred rock band BoDeans ('Closer to Free'), renowned Nashville-based singer/songwriter Dave Barnes, the return of the Cathy Richardson Band with Maisie Bull and more. (more...)

BWW Review: HEAVIER THAN at Know Theatre Reflects Greek Mythology Darkly
by Laura Hobson - Mar 13, 2017

Go back in time to see a Greek version of the minotaur in the labryinth joined by Icacurus and a chorus of fates in the play Heavier Than ... by Stephen Yockey at the Know Theatre. (more...)

AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Presents Announce Taj Mahal/Keb' Mo'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Presents announced today that tickets for Taj Mahal/Keb' Mo' will go on sale Friday, March 17 at 10 a.m. Grammy award-winning American blues musician, Taj Mahal and three-time Grammy winner and visionary roots-music storyteller, Keb' Mo' will perform for one night only at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Strauss Square in the downtown Dallas Arts District.  (more...)

by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 13, 2017

This week, in celebration of the release of Disney's brand-new live-action movie Beauty and the Beast, I'm going to be posting reviews of beloved novels retelling this story both here at Broadway World as well as on my personal book review blog A Backwards Story. Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl is also posting throughout the week. We'll both be posting every day on our personal blogs, and I'll have a few posts here at BWW as well so that we can all join in on fun! (more...)

Innovative Transformation Wins Award for Toronto Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The repurposing of the Toronto Centre for the Arts has won an award for creating an intimate, state-of-the-art environment for live theatre. The Main Stage Reconfiguration Project transforms the existing auditorium into two venues - the 580-seat proscenium Lyric Theatre with a new stage, and a 300-seat flexible 'black box'. (more...)

On This Week's WEDNESDAY NIGHT RIVALRY the Penguins Meet the Flyers, 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

 The defending Stanley Cup champions take center stage on Wednesday Night Rivalry this week in an intra-state clash, when Sidney Crosby and the red-hot Pittsburgh Penguins visit Wayne Simmonds and the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. (more...)

BWW Review: Sally Field Stars In Sam Gold's Exquisite Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Michael Dale - Mar 12, 2017

One of the great things about live theatre is its lack of permanence. In film, the words, directorial choices, performances and other artistic contributions all exist as an unchangeably whole work of art. But with theatre, each production of a play, no matter how many times it has been done before, begins with only the author's text, leaving a new collection of creative souls to decide what to do with it. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marin Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of Dark Comic Riff on Macbeth PEERLESS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Marin Theatre Company stirs the stage this season with the West Coast Premiere of peerless by Jiehae Park, a new dark comedy riff on Shakespeare's classic cursed tale Macbeth. Twin sisters 'M' and 'L' resort to desperate measures when their academic dreams of success are dashed most unexpectedly. With unwavering loyalty to each other-and themselves-they craft a plan to manipulate their destiny by any means necessary. Fresh off a critically acclaimed World Premiere production at Yale Repertory in 2015, MTC is excited to bring this sinister, sisterly twist on the Scottish Play to the West Coast under the direction of Margot Bordelon, who also directed the play's World Premiere. (more...)

Spanish Inspired Menu Announced For Handa Opera's CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Following a spectacular season in 2013, Gale Edward's acclaimed production of Bizet's Carmen will return to Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour in 2017. Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour has become known as a highlight of the Australian cultural calendar. (more...)

BWW Review: STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 10, 2017

There is so much to say about STATION ELEVEN, and so little that can be shared without revealing spoilers. STATION ELEVEN is a book that unfurls slowly, one that introduces you to a multitude of characters and slips all of the puzzle pieces together later. It's interesting that Erin Morgenstern blurbed the novel because in her own debut, THE NIGHT CIRCUS, she also has a way of unfurling the story to move it along. Slowly, softly, but with great impact. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HEAVIER THAN at Know Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

This darkly comic mash-up of Greek myth unfolds in the heart of a labyrinth where Aster the Minotaur contemplates turning 30 in a world that sees him as nothing more than a murderous oddity. Aster has to navigate the impending arrival of warriors out to kill him, a deceptively enticing chorus of Fates, a plotting sister, and Icarus, a sexually obsessed boy with Wings, all while pining to see his estranged Mother. (more...)

PodcastOne Chairman Norman Pattiz Announces Launch of WWE Star Scott Levy's Raven Effect On The Network
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017


BWW Interview: Betty Buckley Chats About Her New Album, SPLIT, and Returning To Broadway
by Leigh Scheps - Mar 1, 2017

It's been nothing but 'memories' for Betty Buckley this theater season. She won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Grizabella, the glamour cat, in Cats when it opened in 1982 and replaced Glenn Close as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard. Both shows are in revival runs right now on Broadway. (more...)

Roanoke Children's Theatre to Celebrate 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

2017-2018 will be a celebratory season for Roanoke Children's Theatre as the company celebrates their 10th Anniversary. For the past decade, RCT has been the valley's only professional theatre designed specifically for children, schools and families. (more...)

San Antonio Conservation Society Announces 2017 Publication Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The American Venice. Courthouse Architecture. Cattle Ranching Empire. Civil War Diary. Julian Onderdonk's Lost Years. Texas Politics in Pictures. WWII Internment Camp. Texas Trail Drives. The Cotton Revolution. Independent Booksellers. Where Texas Meets the Sea. (more...)

Micky Dolenz, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Micky Dolenz, vocalist/drummer from The Monkees, the fifth annual interactive Downtown Freedom Seder, Chicago's own Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and more. (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Offers a Winning Jerome Robbins Triple Bill
by Sondra Forsyth - Feb 27, 2017

On the evening of Saturday, February 25th 2017 at the Koch Theater, a triple bill showed off the versatility and genius of Jerome Robbins, who with George Balanchine was a Founding Choreographer of NYCB. (more...)

Scoop: DR. KEN on ABC - Friday, March 17, 2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on DR. KEN, airing on ABC on Friday, March 17, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DR. KEN on CBS - Friday, March 17, 2017
by - Feb 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on DR. KEN, airing on CBS on Friday, March 17, 2017! (more...)

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