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Kennedy Center [Eisenhower Theatre] (Washington, DC)
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566

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Based on the novela The Love of Seven Dolls by Paul Gallico and the film adaptation by Helen Deutsch


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Tectonic Theater Project's Play About Autism UNCOMMON SENSE Set for Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will present the New York premiere of Tectonic Theater Project's production of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum. Written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman, Uncommon Sense runs for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theatre (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). (more...)


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Story-telling Comedian Jeff Simmermon Premieres 'Vomit Fist' at Metal Insider
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Comedian Jeff Simmermon has created an oratory carnival on his upcoming debut album of comedic tales, And I Am Not Lying, due out June 9 via Comedy Dynamics. (more...)

Juan Porter's THE SERIES Runs 6/6-11 at the Hudson Guild Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Curated by Juan Michael Porter II, THE SERIES 2017 presents a versatile range of artistically provocative choreographers in contrasting programs of dance.  At each performance, one or two of the 12 guest companies will share the program with Michael Mao Dance in a set of works that run the gamut from social dance to jazz to contemporary ballet to abstract pieces marked by their German Expressionistic values. The common thread running through each company featured in THE SERIES  is the use of spectacular physical virtuosity to communicate fantastic ideas, June 6-11 at the Hudson Guild Theatre, 441 West 26th Street. (more...)

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins on Friday, June 23 at 1:30PM. (more...)

Life's No Drag With Cabaret, Burlesque & Nocturnal Delights At Underbelly Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Underbelly Festival is up and running on the South Bank and as always will feature a delicious and devilish feast of cabaret, burlesque, drag and every dastardly combination thereof. (more...)

Dayle Hodge, JC McCann, Rachel Jerram and More Bring Works of Tim Rice to Seabourn Fleet
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Following the successful launch of Seabourn's exclusive partnership with acclaimed English musical theatre lyricist of Broadway, Sir Tim Rice, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line is announcing his successful production, 'An Evening with Tim Rice,' now playing on all Seabourn ships. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at City Theatre's SUMMER SHORTS XXII
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

City Theatre's 22nd anniversary production of the SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL, co-presented by the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, returns this week with an all-new line up of the best short plays and amazing mini-musicals in the country including the regional premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda's 21 Chump Street.  (more...)

The Brick Theater Presents Arts and Activism Festival THIS IS NOT NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

This Is Not Normal is an arts festival at The Brick. Replete with plays, puppetry and performance works, as well as weekly cabarets and calls to action, the festival aims to remind us of the reality we live in and the reality we are moving towards. (more...)

Third Annual Bay Area Book Festival to Highlight the Power of Literature for Social Change June 3 & 4, 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

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Photo Flash: ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING Opens Next Month at Chanticleers
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

It's December 20, 1970 in the office of Elvis Presley's personal manager, "The Colonel" Tom Parker.  A shrewd businessman and former carnival purveyor, the Colonel is usually well in charge of every situation involving Elvis - but not today.   (more...)

2016 Primus Prize Winner IN A WORD Premieres at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Lesser America (Half Moon Bay, The Bachelors, Carnival Kids, Trevor) presents the New York Premiere of IN A WORD by Lauren Yee, winner of the 2016 Francesca Primus Prize and a finalist for the ATCA/Steinberg Award. Directed by Tyne Rafaeli (The Bridges of Madison County national tour, Actually at Geffen Playhouse), previews begin June 16 at Cherry Lane Theatre, where Lesser America continues its run as the inaugural Company in Residence. (more...)

Dillon Francis' 'Say Less' ft. G-Eazy Receives Remixes from Gorgon City and Eptic
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Last month, Platinum-selling artist, DJ, and producer Dillon Francis released his highly anticipated new single 'Say Less' featuring G-Eazy. (more...)

Nicole Moudaber Heads To North America for Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Dance music powerhouse Nicole Moudaber continues her global ascension with a loaded tour schedule including a summer North American tour featuring key festival and club appearances, anticipated stage takeovers, and revered open-to-close sets. (more...)

City Theatre's Summer Shorts XXII Opens Next Week at the Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

City Theatre and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County invite audiences to celebrate 22 years of the SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL from June 1 - July 2, 2017 at the Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House). (more...)

Glitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre Works
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Leonard Bernstein classic, CANDIDE, based on Voltaire's satire on the follies of the human race, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 3 through 11. A 24-piece orchestra accompanies the well-known songs "Glitter and Be Gay," "The Best of All Possible Worlds" and "Make Our Garden Grow." (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Natascia Diaz
by Elliot Lanes - May 23, 2017

Today's subject Natascia Diaz is currently living her theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre playing the whore with a heart Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Joe Calarco. The production runs through July 2nd. Previously she appeared at Signature in West Side Story, The Threepenny Opera (2015 Hayes Award nomination), and Kiss of the Spider Woman. (more...)

Belvoir Warms Up Winter With A Fiery Comedy THE ROVER
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Lost in a maze of masquerade and revelry, a ratbaggy gang of exiled cavaliers plunge into the steamy depths of Spanish occupied Naples at carnival-time. They fall into the usual traps of thwarted love and mistaken identity while causing merry havoc across the town. (more...)

BWW Review: Suzan-Lori Parks' Devastating VENUS Explores the Tragedy of Saartjie Baartman
by Michael Dale - May 23, 2017

Traditionally, the human beings with uncommon attributes who are featured as carnival side-show attractions can hold a certain degree of power in their profession. It is their indisputable reality that adds an illusion of legitimacy to the flim-flam and shenanigans that fill out the rest of the show. Those who may appear to audiences as the most pitiable and exploited might very well be the ones taking in the biggest cuts of the profits. (more...)

THE CARNIVAL & SCIENCE SPECTACULAR to Bring Old Fashioned Family Fun to Staten Island Children's Museum
by BroadwayWorld JR - May 23, 2017

The Staten Island Children's Museum is hosting its annual fundraiser: The Carnival & Science Spectacular, an old fashioned day of family fun on the Meadow. (more...)

Loisaida Festival Celebrates 30 Years of New York's Puerto Rican and Latino Roots
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Loisaida, Inc. is proud to announce the 30th Annual Loisaida Festival, Sunday, May 28th, from 11am to 5pm along Loisaida Avenue (Avenue C) from 6th to 12th Street. This year the Festival celebrates three decades as the largest public open-air event in Lower Manhattan dedicated to preserving Puerto Rican and Latinx culture, deeply rooted in Loisaida - Spanglish for the Lower East Side. (more...)

BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT is Marvelously Materialized by The Southside Players
by David Edward Perry - May 19, 2017

The Southside Players has summoned the doorway to the classic comedy BLITHE SPIRIT (more...)

Juan Porter's THE SERIES this June at the Hudson Guild Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Curated by Juan Michael Porter II, THE SERIES 2017 presents a versatile range of artistically provocative choreographers in contrasting programs of dance.  At each performance, one or two of the 12 guest companies will share the program with Michael Mao Dance in a set of works that run the gamut from social dance to jazz to contemporary ballet to abstract pieces marked by their German Expressionistic values. The common thread running through each company featured in THE SERIES  is the use of spectacular physical virtuosity to communicate fantastic ideas, June 6-11 at the Hudson Guild Theatre, 441 West 26th Street. (more...)

Martin Bester Set to Host ROCK IN MY TAAL Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Set to the be the Afrikaans rock event of the year, ROCK IN MY TAAL will take place at Carnival City on 20 May with a line-up that includes Francois van Coke, Die Heuwels Fantasties, SAARKIE, The Sweet Resistance and National Incident. Local broadcasting personality and singer Martin Bester will act as the MC for the evening. (more...)

Broadway Bound Theatre Festival Announces Participants in Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

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Brazilica's Carnival Queen Competition to Return to PANAM for 2017 Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Brazilica has announced that its 10th annual Carnival Queen Competition will be returning to PANAM on Liverpool's Albert Dock this July! (more...)

PLAIN AND FANCY Returns to Amish Acres
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Some shows the more you see them, the more you love them. Like "A Christmas Story, "Ground Hog's Day," or even "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of VENUS
by Jennifer Broski - May 16, 2017

Signature Theatre presents Venus, written by Residency One playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Obie Award-winner Lear deBessonet. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night below! (more...)

The Brink Theatre Co. to Premiere SA'IDAH at 2017 Cincinnati Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Brink Theatre Company presents the world premiere of SA'IDAH, an observation of America's celebrity obsessed culture, the paparazzi uprising and the growing distorted approach to modern philanthropy at the 14th annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival. Directed by The Brink Theatre's Artistic Associate CARA E. HINH and written by JENNIFER HOYT-TIDWELL, the play will feature Maya Farhat as Sa'idah, Mary O'Connell as Kirsten, Richard Buchanan as Taylor, Greg Mallios as David and Ashley Dunn as Nina. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2017, 7/26-8/13
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Concerts including Angelique Kidjo's Remain in Light, Rumer with special guest Dionne Warwick, Nick Lowe's Quality Rock 'n' Roll Revue starring Los Straitjackets, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson's Suite for Ma Dukes, Natalia Lafourcade, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, International Contemporary Ensemble in a Tribute to Pauline Oliveros (more...)

Haitian Group RAM to Tour U.S. with 2 Shows at Compas Haitian Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Celebrated Haitian group RAM embark on a U.S. Tour, kicking off with two Miami shows as part of the 19th Annual Compas Haitian Festival: Moca Cafe Lounge, 738 NE 125th St., Friday, May 19. Showtime: 11pm-1am. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. Info: (305) 945-8814 or www.facebook.com/MocaCafeLounge/; and Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Sunday, May 21. Showtime: 4pm. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. Info: (305) 945-8814 or www.bayfrontparkmiami.com/.  (more...)

Andrew Rayel & Emma Hewitt's 'My Reflection' (Armind) Out Now
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Rousing. Mesmerizing. Narcotic. The music of Andrew Rayel is positively infectious and his skills as a classically trained pianist shine through in the popular electronic dance music he creates. (more...)

Here They Go Again! Corbin Bleu, Dove Cameron and Lea DeLaria Join MAMMA MIA! at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Here they go again! Additional 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 Corbin Bleu as Sky, Dove Cameron as Sophie, Lea DeLaria as Rosie, and Jennifer Nettles as Donna. The production also stars previously announced Jamie Camil as Sam. (more...)

The Caribbean Nights Series Presents Prima Donna and the Irie Vybz Band
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Primadonna "THE LITTLE LADY WITH THE BIG VOICE" has been singing since the tender age of 13 when she was invited to sing in a concert by a former teacher/musician's band. She was voted as best female vocalist for three consecutive years at the Annual Music Awards in SVG. She is truly the "ORIGINAL FIRST LADY", being a very diverse and multitalented artist. (more...)

Center for Puppetry Arts to Host Enchanting Events for Boys and Girls of All Ages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Step right up! The Center for Puppetry Arts will kick off the 2017-2018 season with the anticipated return of Cinderella Della Circus. The magical, circus-themed show will be supplemented with a number of applause-worthy, free weekend events to celebrate the high-flying spirit of the show.  (more...)

Canadian wireless and IoT companies fuel Canada's new economic engine
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

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Ontario's CREME DE LA CREME Arts and Culture Festivals and Events Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

If you are looking for unique and engaging ways to experience arts and culture this summer, Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) has you covered!  There's a kaleidoscope of world class art and culture festivals lying in wait right here in Ontario. Revelries ranging from performing arts to fine arts, visual arts and everything in between. Applauding a subset of FEO's Top 100, we'd like to draw your attention to this year's 12 must-attend award-winning art and culture festivals and events. (more...)

Andrew Rayel Takes Over the World One 'Moment' After Another, New Album Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Memorable. Electrifying. Rousing. Internationally acclaimed electronic dance music (EDM) DJ and producer, Andrew Rayel, is a master at commanding the emotions of music-lovers who come out to see him perform. Andrew Rayel's MOMENTS (Armada Music) album is out now. (more...)

Broadway and Philadelphia Stars Team Up for Theatre Horizon's ZANNA DON'T
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Welcome to Heartsville High and the magical musical Zanna Don't, where the captain of the chess team is a sex symbol, the quarterback is a nerd, and everyone is gay!-well, almost everyone. Following the success of last year's sold-out Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at Theatre Horizon (401 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA), Philadelphia and Broadway stars join together once again for a one-night-only concert reading, part of the company's 42nd and Main Concert Series. Zanna Don't will be presented on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Kasey Chambers Releases Critically Acclaimed Double Album 'Dragonfly'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Australian singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers' new double album Dragonfly is out now on Essence/MGM. In support of this, her eleventh studio album, Chambers has added new North American dates to continue her international tour with stops in New York, Chicago, Seattle, Denver and more. See below for the full U.S. tour itinerary. (more...)

Summer entertainment season has started: what to see this weekend!
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 2, 2017

So much theatre to see this weekend and so little time! Openings, closing, and everything in between! (more...)

Haitian Group RAM Tours U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Celebrated Haitian group RAM continue on their U.S. Tour, which comes to SOB's, 204 Varick St., New York City, Friday, June 16. Showtime: 11:00 pm. Tickets: $25. (advance), $30. (door). Must be 21 and over to enter. Info: (212) 243-4940 or visit http://sobs.com/. (more...)

Haitian Group RAM Tours U.S, to Co-Headline Solstice 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Celebrated Haitian group RAM continue on their U.S. Tour, comnig to Cleveland to co-headline Solstice 2017, at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Saturday, June 24. Showtime: 8:00pm to 1:00am. (Event is sold out). Info: (216) 421-7350 or http://www.clevelandart.org/events/special-events/solstice-2017. (more...)

Steven Boyer, Alex Brightman, Steven Pasquale, Nikki M. James, Taylor Caldwell and More to Star in Encores! Off-Center's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Michael Friedman today announced casting for his first season at the helm of the popular summer musical theater series at New York City Center. (more...)

DANNY O'BRIEN: RACONTOUR Set for Edinburgh Fringe This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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Liverpool Set To Dance To The Sound Of Brazilica's Beat
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Brazilica today reveals the first names in a magnificent musical line-up which will have Liverpool carnival goers Samba-ing on the city street this summer. (more...)

The Tesseract Theatre Company Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Tesseract Theatre Company is pleased to announce its second season in the .ZACK Arts Incubator, located in Grand Center at 3224 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO 63103. (more...)

Tim Acito to Premiere Revised ZANNA, DON'T (the Reboot) at Theatre Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Everything old is new again, and leave it to Tim Acito, writer of the 2003 off-Broadway hit Zanna, Don't, to prove that adage. The composer will premiere a brand new version of his beloved musical, appropriately called Zanna Don't (the Reboot), at Theatre Horizon for a one-night-only concert reading, part of the company's 42nd and Main Concert Series on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Announces Final Show Selection for 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) is pleased to announce the much-anticipated addition to its 2017-2018 Season, which already includes an impressive line up of leading contemporary theatre titles. In addition to the five titles previously announced, ETC will present the regional premiere of Larry Parr's His Eye is on the Sparrow, the powerful, heartbreaking, and uplifting account of the legendary Ethel Waters, who overcame a spirit-breaking childhood and racial injustice to become a legendary jazz and blues singer, Broadway pioneer, and Oscar-nominated actress. Playing April 24-May 19, 2018, this musical biography will feature celebrated local actress and Ensemble Theatre veteran Torie Wiggins in the leading role, singing some of Waters's most famous songs, including 'Stormy Weather,' 'Black and Blue," and 'This Joint is Jumpin'.' Sharing the stage in telling Ms. Waters's remarkable story is pianist Scot Woolley. (more...)

COOKING CHANNEL Set to Enter July with All-New Seasons and Episodes
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Cooking Channel is jumping into July with series premieres and all-new seasons and episodes of returning favorites. (more...)

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