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Powell Hall 2017/2018 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony announced an exciting line-up of Live at Powell Hall events for the 2017/2018 season. The concerts will feature films with the orchestra playing the scores live, the music of iconic composers, and much more! (more...)

Judy Gold & Randy Rainbow Will Roast Michael Musto for Charity; More Stars Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Lug Nut Entertainment in association with the world popular dating app SCRUFF, has announced that comedian Judy Gold and internet sensation Randy Rainbow will join the cast of FORK ON THE LEFT, KNIFE IN THE BACK: BROADWAY ROASTS MICHAEL MUSTO. (more...)

Evening Star Productions and Sol Children Theatre Announce 2017-2018 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Although Evening Star Productions and Sol Children Theatre are not yet through their fourth and fifteenth seasons, both companies - under the direction of founder and Artistic Director Rosalie Grant - are deep into preparation for next year's productions. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Southern Fiction
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Lauren K. Denton makes her debut this month with The Hideaway (Thomas Nelson), a novel set in the South that explores the bittersweet nature of love lost, then found again. Denton lives in Alabama with her husband and two children. (more...)

1984 Brings Dystopia to Obsidian Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Obsidian Theater in association with SRO Productions will stage 1984 this June at Obsidian Theater, 3522 White Oak Drive Houston, TX 77007.  1984 is an adaptation by Michael Gene Sullivan of George Orwell's masterpiece novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four.   The play, which takes place in a dystopian future, revolves around the protagonist Winston Smith and his resistance to Big Brother, the Inner Party and its omnipresent government driven by surveillance, propaganda, and manipulation.  (more...)

Fatherhood Has Put Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner in a Funky Mood
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Delivering on his promise to “Evolve,” the title of Jackiem Joyner's last soul-jazz album, the saxophonist became a father since his 2014 release, an elation-inducing experience that informs the music he wrote and produced for his new Artistry Music set, “Main Street Beat,” due June 30. The first single from the funky, dance inspiring, Motown-influenced session that will be shipped to radio this month is the exultant “Trinity,” named for Joyner's first child whose presence on the track is voiced by Steve Oliver's incandescent acoustic guitar.  (more...)

Walter Mosley Joins Museum of the Moving Image Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Ivan L. Lustig and Michael Barker, Co-Chairmen of the Board of Trustees of Museum of the Moving Image, today announced that writer Walter Mosley has been elected to serve as a Museum Trustee. (more...)

DHALGREN SUNRISE Premieres at Chelsea Theatre Works 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Dhalgren Sunrise : a multimedia adaptation, created by Mitchel K. Ahern, based on sci-fi novel Dhalgren; premiere presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel. (more...)

Franz Kafka's A HUNGER ARTIST Brings Puppets, Toys, and A Spark of Magic to The Tank's Flint & Tinder Series
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Tank (Rosalind Grush and Meghan Finn, co-artistic directors) is thrilled to present the world premiere of Franz Kafka's A HUNGER ARTIST, adapted from Kafka's story by Sinking Ship Productions, created collaboratively by performer Jonathan Levin, writer Josh Luxenberg, and director Joshua William Gelb. Part of The Tank's Flint & Tinder series, A HUNGER ARTIST begins performances on Thursday, June 1 for a limited engagement through Friday, June 27.  Press Opening is Wednesday, June 7 at 8 PM. Performances are at the Connelly Theater (220 East 4th Street, between Avenues A & B). Tickets are $15 - $35. To purchase tickets, visit www.thetanknyc.org. (more...)

Spectrum Responds To Pulse Nightclub Tragedy with (IM)PULSE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Spectrum Dance Theater closes out its progressive 2017 Season with a highly anticipated World Premiere titled (IM)PULSE, a two-part dance theater work that explores acts of violence perpetrated against the LGBTQ community in American society and how the minds of those attacked often respond in unexpected ways.  (more...)

Shirine Babb, Alyssa Bresnahan, and Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the full company for Meghan Kennedy's (Too Much, Too Much, Too Many) new play Napoli, Brooklyn, commissioned by Roundabout, directed by Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Abingdon's First Musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart awards. Directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Tony Speciale, THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR plays four weeks only, tonight, May 15, through June 11, at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is Thursday, May 25 at 7PM. (more...)

The Province's Best Young Filmmakers Shine at the TIFF Next Wave Jump Cuts Showcase
by Movies News Desk - May 15, 2017

The 2017 winners of the TIFF Next Wave Jump Cuts Young Filmmakers Showcase were announced on Saturday at a ceremony held at TIFF Bell Lightbox. (more...)

Emmy Winner Gordon Clapp to Lead Nora Theatre's THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Nora Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Alan Brody's The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion from June 1 - July 2, 2017. The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion is directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Monday, June 5 at 7:30PM. (more...)

FOX Announces 2017-18 Season ft. New Dramas, Comedies & 2 Live Music Events!
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, today will unveil the FOX primetime slate for the 2017-2018 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. (more...)

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF) is Today's Wikipedia Featured Article
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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A Pop Culture Perspective on Leadership
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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BWW Review: GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! at Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre
by Jared West - May 14, 2017

Gutenberg. Without Johannes Gutenberg and his invention of the printing press, life would be very different in our world. We wouldn't have widely distributed books. Most of us wouldn't know how to read or write. And, tragically, we wouldn't have this wildly ridiculous, often inappropriate and hilarious show, GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! being produced by Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! Slays with Historical Fiction
by Jay Irwin - May 13, 2017

Attention all you Broadway producers out there … or even you wanna-be producers … or just people who love to laugh, you'll want to head on down to the Jewelbox Theater at the Rendezvous to catch two comedy savants educate us with some historical Fiction with "Gutenberg! The Musical!" But maybe don't expect to learn anything, just expect to laugh. (more...)

Award Winning Journalist Pens Memoir on Her Transgender Husband's Transition Into a Woman in 'Truth be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey'
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

In her memoir, "Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey," award-winning journalist Alexandra Bogdanovic shares her real life experience of meeting a man, falling in love, getting married and discovering her husband had a devastating secret. The stunning and heart-breaking revelation came two years after the author and her husband, Adam, exchanged vows in a fairy-tale wedding shown on television. In a book she describes as part comedy, part tragedy and part romance, Bogdanovic gives readers unique and valuable insight into an issue now making national and international news. Learn how she and Adam met, fell in love and got married. Find out how she learned the truth and struggled to cope with extraordinary circumstances in a book that is sure to generate timely and meaningful conversation. "Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey" has received numerous awards. Most recently, it was a 2015 Beverly Hills Book Awards finalist in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Non-Fiction category. It was also a 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards finalist in the LGBT Non-Fiction category; and the 2013 New England Book Festival winner in the Gay Literature category. Bogdanovic recommends both National Center for Transgender Equality and Human Rights Campaign as resources for the LGBT community. Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey is available in both print and ebook formats. Book Details: Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey By Alexandra Bogdanovic Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing ISBN: 9781609115388 ASIN: B00NMRPWOM Pages: 174 Genre: Memoir, LGTB About The Author: Alexandra Bogdanovic is an award-winning author and an award-winning journalist. She got her first byline in a daily newspaper when she was a high school freshman and her journalism career spanned more than two decades. Today the freelance writer, editor and proofreader is also studying to become a paralegal. When she is not engrossed in work or school, she enjoys traveling and photography. Other pastimes include hanging out with friends, family and her cat, Eli. Time permitting, she plans on writing at least three more books. For review copies, author interviews, or more information, please contact: Alexandra Bogdanovic Email: allieb1969 (at) yahoo.com Website: http://sbpra.com/alexandrabogdanovic/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TruthBeTold024 (more...)

UP ON THE MARQUEE: 1984 Brings Dystopia to Broadway
by Walter McBride - May 13, 2017

1984 is ready to bring dystopia to Broadway this summer. See the brand-new photos of the show's marquee which went up this week at Broadway's latest addition, the Hudson Theater.  (more...)

Voting Rights Activist Fannie Lou Hamer To Be Celebrated at Yale's Woolsey Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

One hundred years ago, in a rural Southern town where black lives mattered not nearly enough, a child was born to husband-and-wife sharecroppers. She would be the last of the couple's 20 children. They named her Fannie Lou. (more...)

Light Of The Moon Publishing Releases New Gay G.W. Mullins Novel, 'Time After Time A Gay Paranormal Western Love Story'
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

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Diane Lane Underwrites The Ziegfeld Club's Liz Swados Inspiration Grant for Female Music Educators
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Ziegfeld Club, one of the first New York City performing arts charities to benefit women, has announced the second Liz Swados Inspiration Grant to honor an influential female music educator in New York City. (more...)

BWW Review: ALEX & ELIZA by Melissa De La Cruz
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - May 12, 2017

Anything about Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler is still super hot thanks to the success of the smash Broadway musical Hamilton. When word dropped that New York Times Best Selling Author Melissa de la Cruz was coming out with ALEX & ELIZA, a historical Fiction novel that explored the duo's relationship before they were married, people freaked. When the cover was revealed, the excitement was fueled even further because the cover used a silhouette profiled the mirrored the silhouette approach the musical uses in all of its advertising. When the book released last month, it immediately debuted at #2 on the New York Times Best Sellers List. (more...)

Graphic Novel-Inspired Experience and More Set for Ars Nova's 10th Annual ANT Fest; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Ars Nova has announced the line-up for its 10th Annual ANT Fest (June 5-29), four non-stop, throw-down weeks of live entertainment mayhem, featuring fresh material from the next wave of dynamic, indie-theater makers. All New Talent, all the time. (more...)

Montana Rep to Host 22nd Annual Missoula Colony for Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Montana Repertory Theatre is producing the 22nd annual Missoula Colony this summer, July 30-August 5. The Colony is a gathering of artists in support of the writer's craft. We've been hosting playwrights and theatre professionals from all over the country for the last 21 years. (more...)

Chita Rivera Set for Evening of Songs and Conversation at Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who originated the roles of Anita in 'West Side Story', 'Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie,' Velma in 'Chicago,' and appeared in the original casts of 'Guys and Dolls,' 'Can Can,' 'Jerry's Girls' and many others. (more...)

Sundance Institute Gathers Emerging Global & U.S. Creators at 2017 Directors and Screenwriters Labs
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Thirteen new independent feature projects from Cuba, Chile, Kenya, the UK and the U.S. have been selected for the 2017 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs in Utah's Wasatch Mountains. These Labs are the centerpiece of the nonprofit Institute's year-round support for independent artists. (more...)

Bill Clinton and James Patterson To Collaborate On Presidential Kidnapping Thriller
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Town Hall reports that former President Bill Clinton and best-selling author James Patterson are working on a novel together. (more...)

Mill City Press Announces the Launch of Harbors of the Moon
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

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Cast Announced for Grand Theatre's Production of BRASSED OFF
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced that Jeffrey Holland will lead the cast of its first in-house production in almost 40 years. Jeffrey will play ex-miner and veteran conductor of Grimley Band, Danny in BRASSED OFF, from Wednesday 23 August - Saturday 2 September 2017. (more...)

Downtown Jewish Life to Present INTO THE NIGHT, Contemporary Spin on Tikkun Leil Shavuot
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Downtown Jewish Life presents INTO THE NIGHT: a contemporary spin on Tikkun Leil Shavuot, hosted by The 14th Street Y on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, from 7:00pm onward (into the night) at 344 East 14th Street, New York City. (more...)

'Cluster Phuk' Offers Action-filled Mystery Drama
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

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Alex Boniello, George Salazar, Natalie Walker and More Set for 54 SINGS PANIC! AT THE DISCO
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Sings Panic! At The Disco on Tuesday, July 25th, 2017. (more...)

New Book Combines Fierce Females And Epic Fantasy
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

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HAND TO GOD, 'ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' and More Set for 28th Season at triangle productions!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

On April 15, 2017, triangle productions! of Portland, Oregon announced their 28th season.  (more...)

Ford Theatres Sets 2017 Summer Season with Inaugural IGNITE @ THE FORD! Series & More
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Ford Theatres today announced a spectacular season for Summer 2017 at the fully transformed John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. The 2017 season will open on Saturday, July 15 with a performance by famed tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover and runs through Monday, October 16. (more...)

Syfy Announces Reboots; Development of George R.R. Martin's NIGHTFLYERS & More
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

In advance of its 25th anniversary this September, SYFY today announced a strategic point of view focused on a renewed commitment to the genre and fandom at large. This includes an all-new look and feel, an expansion of its news division SYFY WIRE, and high profile additions to the network's ambitious original programming slate. (more...)

Syfy Announces Superman Prequel KRYPTON; Christopher Meloni-Led HAPPY! & More
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

As SYFY unveils an all-new look and feel set to debut June 19, the network today announced three additions to its powerhouse slate of original programming, including series pickups for highly anticipated Superman prequel KRYPTON and HAPPY! (more...)

Breaking: Stars from GREAT COMET, ANASTASIA, MISS SAIGON & More Earn 2017 Theatre World Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors (Dale Badway, President), and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation (Lionel Larner, Executive Director), have announced the 2017 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance, the 9th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award Honoree for Excellence in the Theater and the 5th Annual John Willis Award Honoree for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre who will be celebrated at the 73rd Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, June 5, 2017 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at The Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street), current home of The Great Comet, recipient of 12 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical. (more...)

Science Fiction and Fantasy Novel Elthea's Realm Recommended by Editor of Donovan's Literary Services
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

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Ann Arbor Senior Center to Host Author's Civil War Book Presentation Friday, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The City of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Cultural Arts Program presents author Patricia Camburn Zick (who writes under the name of P.C. Zick) to discuss her book, Civil War Journal of a Union Soldier, on Friday, June 9, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin Ave. This cultural arts program will also include Civil War music by The Dodworth Duo presenting The Music of the America Past. Light refreshments will be provided by event sponsor, StoryPoint senior living community in Saline. (more...)

The FUN Company presents THE MAGNIFICENT MOUSE DETECTIVE AGENCY
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The FUN Company is bringing to the black box the world's smallest detective to solve the biggest mind-boggling mystery of all time. Welcome Milo the Mouse to the stage in the world premiere of The Magnificent Mouse Detective Agency. Milo and his furry friends need kids' help to solve the case. (more...)

MAPS FOR A WAR TOURIST Comes to Dixon Place 6/2- 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Dixon Place's  (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) commission of the acclaimed performance collective Sister Sylvester's MAPS FOR A WAR TOURIST, will have its world premiere on Friday, June 2nd at 7:30 PM.  (more...)

Photo Flash: W.Bruce Cameron Celebrates the Release of A DOG'S WAY HOME
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Last night, W.Bruce Cameron (A Dog's Purpose, Eight Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter) held a launch party for his latest book, A Dog's Way Home. Coinciding with the release, the party was held at the Jamaica Inn in Marina Del Rey, California.  Notable attendees included Tony Winner Marissa Jaret-Winokur, 3x Golden Globe winning Executive Producer and Writer Cindy Chupak.  (more...)

Two-Part Biography Special I AM ELIZABETH SMART to Air on A&E and Lifetime
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

Production is currently underway on the upcoming Lifetime Original Movie, I AM ELIZABETH SMART, the authorized film about the harrowing kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart. (more...)

13-Year-Old Jack Must Work To Save His Family After Loss
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

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Carol O'Brien Announces Release of 'Georgie, Angel of Cell-Block Six'
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

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HOW HIGH IS THE CEILING IN MY GLASS CASTLE? Dance Series Set for Triskelion Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Guest curator Stefanie Nelson's selection of works by six international movement artists speaks to the 'soft bigotry of low expectations,' exploring various microcosms of individual 'glass castles' each of us inhabits. (more...)

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