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Writers in the Loft Welcomes NYT Bestseller Nicholas Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

On Thursday, August 10, the former CIA officer and historian at the CIA Museum Nicholas Reynolds comes to town with his unique biography WRITER, SAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961. In this New York Times bestseller, Reynolds reveals Nobel Prize-winning novelist Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for both the Americans and the Soviets before and during World War II. (more...)

Christine Pedi Signs on for Broadway @ The Art House Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

"Lady of 1,000 Voices" Christine Pedi, star of Broadway's Chicago, Talk Radio and Little Me and daily host of SiriusXM Radio's On Broadway channel, will return to Provincetown's Broadway @ The Art House concert series for one show only, on July 30 at 7:00 PM, with Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Greasepaint Presents NEVERMORE, 7/28-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Delve into the macabre with Greasepaint Youtheatre as it celebrates one of the world's most fascinating writers in an unforgettable new musical play. The semi-biographical musical, NEVERMORE - THE IMAGINARY LIFE AND MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF EDGAR ALLAN POE, blends fact and Fiction. (more...)

BWW Review: 1984 at Outré Theatre Company
by John Lariviere - Jul 19, 2017

The Outre Theatre Company presents the first production of its 2017/18 season, George Orwell's 1984, in its new home at the recently opened Pompano Beach Cultural Center. The play 1984 is based on George Orwell's dystopian novel published in 1949. In 2005 the novel was chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels. Many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, cold war, and Newspeak have permanently entered into common use since its first publication. (more...)

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Book-It Repertory Theatre Announces Fifth Title for the 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Book-It Repertory Theatre is proud to announce its 2017-2018 season. Book-It has been adapting great literature into great theatre for 28 years and will produce five mainstage shows and three school-touring shows. (more...)

Artists Rep Announces NEW. NOW. NECESSARY 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

For its 35th anniversary as Portland's premiere mid-size regional theatre company, Artists Repertory Theatre will offer seven gripping, contemporary plays for their mainstage series.  Among these plays are Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winners, the second  Table|Room|Stage commission, The Thanksgiving Play, by Larissa FastHorse, and a limited run of the World Premiere of the epic theatrical event Magellanica, by Portland playwright E.M. Lewis. Artists Rep's FRONTIER SERIES returns for a second season with internationally acclaimed artists from New York, Seattle and Iran. (more...)

Jennifer Lawrence Has a Sickening Reaction to 1984
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Intensity ensues every night at the Hudson Theatre, where the new stage adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian novel, 1984, is currently running. The play, which contains various graphic and disturbing scenes, has cause many audience members to become ill.  (more...)

The Neo-Futurists Welcome New Ensemble Members, Approach 10,000 Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Neo-Futurists welcome five new members to the Ensemble: Neil Bhandari, Trent Creswell, Joanna Jamerson, Jasmine Henri Jordan and Connor Shioshita Pickett. These new writer-director-performers are the first ensemble members to join the company since The Neo-Futurists launched their new late-night show The Infinite Wrench March 3, 2017. (more...)

Charlize Theron & More Set for Return of SHARK AFTER DARK on Discovery
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

SHARK WEEK, television's longest-running and eagerly awaited summer TV event kicks off on Sunday, July 23 at 7:00 PM ET/PT and continues through Sunday, July 30. For the fifth consecutive year, the hit late-night talk show SHARK AFTER DARK will return with award-winning film director, producer, writer and actor Eli Roth (more...)

Lifetime to Premiere All-New Special DANCE MOMS: ABBY TELLS ALL EXCLUSIVE, 7/25
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

After months of uncertainty, the fate of Abby Lee Miller has been sealed. This two-hour special, DANCE MOMS: ABBY TELLS ALL EXCLUSIVE, premieres on Tuesday, July 25 at 8pm ET/PT, and features Abby's final days of freedom as well as an exclusive sit-down interview with Jedediah Bila, co-host of ABC's 'The View' and television personality. (more...)

Lifetime Premieres Groundbreaking New Series DATE NIGHT LIVE, 7/27
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

An evening of can't-look-away dating action unfolds in real-time on Lifetime's groundbreaking new series, DATE NIGHT LIVE, premiering Thursday, July 27 at 10pm ET/PT. From Big Fish Entertainment, producers of A&E hit docuseries Live PD, the eight-episode series follows couples from New York City, Atlanta, Dallas and San Diego, as they embark on dates - LIVE! (more...)

GARRINSON KEILLOR: JUST PASSING THROUGH to Stop at PPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

GARRISON KEILLOR returns to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), with his solo show "Just Passing Through," on Friday, November 17 at 8PM. (more...)

Halo Publishing International Publishes 'Tending My Garden: A Celebration of Love, Life and Blessings'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Amazon Rapids Launches Signature Stories Program to Help Kids Develop a Love of Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Fierce Announces Full Programme of Art, Theatre, Dance, Music & More for 2017 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Today, international festival of performance Fierce announced the full programme of live art, theatre, dance, music, installations, activism, and parties taking over Birmingham from 16 - 22 October 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Starz Releases Official Trailer for OUTLANDER Season Three
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Starz releases the new official trailer for the highly anticipated third season of its Original Series OUTLANDER, premiering on Sunday, September 10th at 8PM ET/PT. Fans now get a closer look at new footage from the forthcoming season based on Voyager, the third of eight books in Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling Outlander series. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bronagh Gallagher Talks GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by Marianka Swain - Jul 18, 2017

Actress and musician Bronagh Gallagher's work ranges from The Commitments, Pulp Fiction and Stars Wars on screen to War Horse on stage, as well as touring and recording albums with her band. Her latest project is Conor McPherson's Girl From the North Country, which incorporates Bob Dylan songs - it's currently in previews at the Old Vic. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Aaron Calvert: Awaken
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 18, 2017

BWW speaks to Aaron Calvert about bringing Awaken to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces Two Special Additions to 2017-18 Broadway Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces two special additions to the 2017-18 Broadway season, a new mystery play, Mike Hammer Encore For Murder, starring Gary Sandy (WKRP In Cincinnati) and the Tony Award-Winning Best Musical Kinky Boots. Previously announced performances for the upcoming Broadway season include the Tony Award-winner for Best Musical Jersey Boys, multiple Tony Award Best Musical winners A Chorus Line and Cabaret, family favorites A Charlie Brown Christmas Live Onstage and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella and Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles. Tickets and packages are on-sale now. (more...)

AT&T Performing Arts Center Announces BELA FLECK and BROOKLYN RIDER  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that tickets for Bela Fleck and Brooklyn Rider will go on sale Friday, July 21 (more...)

Review: DROPPIN' JOHNS at B3 Theatre
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Jul 17, 2017

Droppin' Johns is as shamelessly subversive, as courageously adventurous and as boldly resolute a piece of Feminist Fringe Theatre as any you'll find, anywhere. (more...)

BWW Review: Unexpected Stage's OBLIVION a Spirited, Thought-Provoking Meditation on Modern Life
by Andrew White - Jul 17, 2017

Oblivion is about the emptiness that plagues modern life, and the desperate attempts we make to fill that emptiness with something, anything, regardless of how illusory. Director Christopher Goodrich has assembled a dynamite cast, and the intimate environment at the River Road Unitarian Universalist's Fireside Room brings us into close contact with four truly vivid characters. (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...)

Dennis Koller Releases 'The Oath'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

A lifetime ago, two young naval aviators took an oath to 'defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” Both were shot down over North Vietnam and endured years of brutal torture in the same prisoner-of-war camp. (more...)

Sydney Film Music Festival Announces Inaugural Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

MJR Presents welcomes the first annual Sydney Film Music Festival, a unique film and music experience kicking off on October 13 at the ICC Sydney Theatre. Across three nights, audiences will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience a selection of cinematic masterpieces, with their iconic scores performed by a live symphonic orchestra. (more...)

Megan Hilty to Kick Off String of Leading Ladies Onstage in Provincetown This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Mark Cortale's Broadway @ Town Hall series in Provincetown is set to welcome the first of three leading ladies of Broadway who will be gracing its stage this summer. Megan Hilty, breakout star of NBC TV's "Smash" and Broadway's "Wicked" and a Tony nominee for the recent Broadway production of "Noises Off", makes her Town Hall series debut on Sunday, August 6 at 6:30 PM, joined by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Kathryn Gallagher, Kristin Stokes and More Join 54 SINGS PANIC! AT THE DISCO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Kathryn Gallagher (Spring Awakening), Matt Rosell (Les Miserables), Kristin Stokes (The Lightning Thief), Andrew Briedis (Annoying Actor Friend), Joey Calveri (Rock of Ages), Jon Hacker (Jersey Boys, Newsies), and Shea Madison have joined the cast of  54 Sings Panic! At The Disco at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, July 25th, 2017. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: THIS MUCH IS TRUE Shines A Spotlight On The Fabulous Misfits Of One Of Sydney's Last Truly Local Pubs
by Jade Kops - Jul 16, 2017

The latest in Red Line Production's "Unspoken" season of stories most people dare not talk about shares the amazing stories of the misfits of Woolloomaloo in the world premiere of Louis Nowra's THIS MUCH IS TRUE. (more...)

More Than 100 E-Book Deals From 99¢ - $4.99!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jul 16, 2017

Want some new books to curl up with this summer? Check out some of the fantastic e-books currently on sale!! The publishers have made it really easy to stock up--and a lot of books have the ENTIRE SERIES on sale, so you can buy them in one swoop without hurting your wallet too much!!! (more...)

Ambitious Irish Author Releases 'Zima,' the First Book of The Twelve Book Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

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Celebrity Therapist's World Premiere Play BECOMING HUMAN to Open at The McCadden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

Dr. Nicki J. Monti did not have a good childhood. A narcissistic and demanding mother, a checked-out dad, and a series of crappy relationships. What better fodder for a future therapist? (more...)

Anne Frasier, author of The Body Reader, Wins Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original Novel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

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Discovery's Ultimate Survival Event NAKED AND THE DARK Premieres 8/2
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

No one does survival better than Discovery Channel - with experts surviving 21 days without food, water, shelter, clothes, and now - without their most valuable sense... sight. Tune in for a special two-night event on Wednesday, August 2nd and Thursday, August 3rd at 9PM ET/PT with brand new episodes of NAKED AND AFRAID (more...)

BBC America Earns Record 10 Emmy Nominations for Groundbreaking Documentary Series PLANET EARTH II
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

BBC AMERICA earned a record ten Emmy(R) nominations for the groundbreaking documentary series Planet Earth II. This morning's nominations bested the original Planet Earth series, and earned BBC AMERICA its most nominations ever. (more...)

Melissa Errico to Perform at The Art House in Provincetown This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series in Provincetown, MA, will feature Melissa Errico, Broadway star of Finian's Rainbow, High Society, Anna Karenina, and a Tony nominee as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, starring on July 28 & 29, with Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

George R. R. Martin to Produce Nnedi Okorafor's WHO FEARS DEATH for HBO
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jul 14, 2017

Winter is coming to Westeros at last, which means trouble is on the horizon if HBO doesn't find a new series to replace the widely popular Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones begins its seventh season this Sunday, July 16th, and will conclude with its eighth season. HBO is looking to find new shows to produce, and one of the series it has just optioned is WHO FEAR DEATH, based on the book by sci-fi/fantasy author Nnedi Okorafor. The book has received accolades such as being a Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (2010), Locus Award Nominee for Best Fantasy Novel (2011), World Fantasy Award for Best Novel (2011), and was chosen by readers to be a Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fantasy (2010). (more...)

The Yard presents H.O.W. JOURNAL 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

In collaboration with The Yard for the second year in a row, H.O.W. Journal invites you to Twigs, Trees, and Trailblazers, a festive benefit fundraiser event and celebration of HOW Journal's Issue 13. H.O.W. Journal was founded in 2006 and is an art and literary journal that publishes an eclectic mix of Fiction, nonFiction, poetry, and visual art of prominent and upcoming writers with an effort to raise money for needy children throughout the world. This year, H.O.W. Journal marries dance with literature and honors fearless women throughout history. The event includes dance pieces by Alison Manning and Jesse Keller Jason´s company, DanceTheYard, and readings by acclaimed writers Daphne Merkin, Amy Kurzweil, Victoria Redel, John Reed, and Tiphanie Yanique. (more...)

JAW: A Playwrights Festival Full Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The 19th annual JAW: A Playwrights Festival is Portland's chance to preview spanking new scripts while they're still in development, enjoy a host of Press Play performances and dig deeper with Community Artist Labs presented by JAW featured artists. The JAW Big Weekend is July 28-30 in various locations at The Armory. JAW is always FREE and open to the public. More information about JAW is available at www.pcs.org/jaw. (more...)

WRITERS IN THE LOFT presents Andrew Sean Greer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage the New York Times bestselling author Andrew Sean Greer (The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells; The Confessions of Max Tivoli) with his latest work LESS: A Novel-the hilarious tale of Arthur Less, a failed novelist who escapades through Paris to Morocco, Southern India to the Arabian Sea keep him on the run...from turning 50! A scintillating satire of the American abroad, a rumination on time and the human heart, and a bittersweet romance of chances lost, LESS shows a writer at the peak of his talents raising the curtain on our shared human comedy. Greer will discuss his character's misadventures with Michelle Aldredge, the founding editor of Gwarlingo and the evening's guest moderator. Don't miss the chance to hear Andrew Sean Greer speak more about LESS! (more...)

'The Oath' Tells of How the Desire for Revenge Never Dies
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

A lifetime ago, two young naval aviators took an oath to 'defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” Both were shot down over North Vietnam and endured years of brutal torture in the same prisoner-of-war camp. (more...)

Uma Thurman to Make Broadway Debut in HOUSE OF CARDS Creator's THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, 'Imposters') will make her Broadway debut this fall in The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new power play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon (Farragut North, Ides of March), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park). (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Announces Intimate Show at London Palladium this October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

EMMY and Tony Award-winning singer and actress Kristin Chenoweth will bring her boundless talent and charisma to London Palladium on 20 October 2017 for an unforgettable evening of song. (more...)

Trajal Harrell's HOOCHIE KOOCHIE Performance Exhibition Set for Barbican Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

This summer, Barbican Art Gallery presents the first ever performance exhibition of the New York- based choreographer and dancer Trajal Harrell. Following a two-year residency at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014 - 2016), this ambitious project stages over 14 of Harrell's performances including one of the earliest works he created in 1999, right through to now in a changing, daily programme of live performances. (more...)

Peter Scolari to Play 'Pete Rose' in Reading of BANNED FROM BASEBALL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Patricia O' Hara's play Banned from Baseball, directed by Margarett Perry, will get an invite-only, industry presentation on July 17 at 3pm & 7pm a Theatre Row's Studio Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). (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...)

Programming Announced for Discovery's Eagerly Awaited Summer Event SHARK WEEK
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

SHARK WEEK, television's longest-running and eagerly awaited summer TV event returns to Discovery Channel on Sunday, July 23 at 7:00 PM ET/PT and continues through Sunday, July 30. (more...)

Syfy Films Releases REALIVE in Theaters & On VOD, Digital HD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Syfy Films today announces the release of the upcoming sci-fi film REALIVE, in theaters on September 29 and on VOD and Digital HD on October 3. (more...)

ESPN2 to Present Street Fighter V World Championship from Evolution Championship Series Final
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

ESPN2 returns to the Evolution Championship Series (Evo 2017) this year with televised coverage of the Street Fighter V World Championship live from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, beginning at 10 p.m. ET on Sunday, July 16. The competition will also be available to stream live via the ESPN app. (more...)

The Desire For Revenge Never Dies in Dennis Koller's THE OATH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

A lifetime ago, two young naval aviators took an oath to 'defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” Both were shot down over North Vietnam and endured years of brutal torture in the same prisoner-of-war camp. (more...)

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