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St. James Theatre (New York, NY)
246 West 44th St.

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Green Grow the Lilacs. Play by Lynn Riggs.

On a farm in frontier Oklahoma, Laurey and Curley are obviously in love but conceal their feelings from each other by fighting. At a box social, their feelings become more complicated as another expresses interest in Laurey.



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Drury Lane Announces Complete Casting for SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre announces complete casting for disco musical Saturday Night Fever, rewritten for the Drury Lane stage, featuring music and lyrics by The Bee Gees, based on the smash-hit Paramount/RSO Film and the story by Nik Cohn, and adapted for the stage by Robert Stigwood in collaboration with Bill Oaks. This North American version was written by Sean Cercone and David Abbinantiand is helmed by Tony-nominated director and choreographer Dan Knechtges. Saturday Night Fever runs January 19 - March 19, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. A portion of the opening night tickets sales will be donated to ArtReach, a nonprofit providing access to the arts to underserved communities in the Chicago area. (more...)

ATG Selected to Operate Emerson Colonial Theatre in a Partnership with Emerson College
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Emerson Colonial Theatre Is The Latest Addition To Atg's Portfolio Of 47 Theatrical Venues Worldwide. (more...)

FirstService Residential Selected to Manage Heritage Oaks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

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Horse Thief's 'Little One' Debuts Today, Trials And Truths Out 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

“Little One,” the newest single from Oklahoma quintet Horse Thief's forthcoming new album Trials And Truths, debuts today—listen here. Trials And Truths is set for release January 27 on Bella Union. Preorder the album here. (more...)

TESTAMENT by Mark Russell Bell is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

'Testament' was published on January 9, 1997 and chronicles how Mark Russell Bell became a metaphysical author after previously having worked in the Hollywood entertainment industry as a movie publicity writer. (more...)

Works & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim offers a behind-the-scenes look at WAR PAINT, the new musical by librettist Doug Wright, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, and director Michael Greif in advance of the Broadway opening on April 6, 2017. (more...)

BAKERSFIELD MIST Opens this Weekend at Carpenter Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Inspired by true events, the play pits Maude Gutman, a bawdy, boozy thrift shop collector against Lionel Percy, a snooty world-class art expert from New York. (more...)

THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT Will Light the Way for the Future at Stages Across the U.S.; Details on This Month's Pledge!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT (previously announced as 'The Sanctuary Project') will bring the theatre community together from coast to coast on January 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in each time zone to light a light and make a pledge. Inspired by the theatrical tradition of keeping a 'ghost light' on in a darkened theater, we create light for the challenging times ahead. (more...)

Over 100 Native American Artists to Highlight 25th Litchfield Park Native American Fine Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

???????More than 100 Native American artists from Arizona, New Mexico, California, Colorado and Utah offering a highly diverse range of artwork, jewelry, cultural art and musical instruments will fill the streets of Litchfield Park for The Gathering, the 25th anniversary of the Litchfield Park Native American Fine Arts Festival, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14 and Sunday, Jan. 15. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Public Theater Celebrates Launch of 13th Annual UNDER THE RADAR
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 6, 2017

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) just began performances for the 13th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 4. This popular and highly-anticipated program of The Public Theater's winter season includes artists from across the U.S. and around the world including Belarus, France, Germany, Indonesia, Lebanon, and the UK. Curated by UTR Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR expands to venues throughout New York City in addition to The Public Theater's downtown home at Astor Place. (more...)

David Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998. (more...)

W.G. Allen's SANCTUARY: A MEDIEVAL MYSTERY to Premiere at The Adobe in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Mr Allen's newest script, Sanctuary: A Medieval Murder Mystery will be premiered at The Adobe in February, 2017. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez to Return to St. Louis for MUNY MAGIC AT THE SHELDON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The upcoming spring 2017 production of Muny Magic at The Sheldon will welcome popular Muny artist, Nicholas Rodriguez back to St. Louis for March 29th and 30th. (more...)

FOX Sports Delivers Most-Watched College Football Season Ever in 2016
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

FOX Sports recorded its most-watched college football season ever in 2016 with an average audience of 1,320,000 viewers on the FOX broadcast network and FS1, representing a combined viewership increase of +11% over the 2015 season, according to Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now and French Institute Alliance Française Present SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now festival and The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, present Silent Voices on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday January 15 at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall.  (more...)

New Musicals QUESTION 1 and DUMB LUCK Get Readings with TRU Voices
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 23 & 30 at 7pm at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 W. 46th Street, NYC 10036. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. (more...)

New Theatre Arts Classes Offered at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will offer a variety of theatre arts classes for children and adults this winter and spring beginning the week of January 9th. (more...)

Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement Announces Bill Hancock as Keynote Speaker at PACnet '17 Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

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Pipilotti Rist Presents OPEN MY GLADE (FLATTEN) on Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in January. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC)and Times Square Arts, and is presented in partnership with the record-breaking survey exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest, on view at the New Museum through January 15. (more...)

Martin Sheen to Portray Televangelist Oral Roberts in Netflix's COME SUNDAY
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Martin Sheen will take on the role of reknown televangelist Oral Roberts in Netflix upcoming drama COME SUNDAY. Robert Redford was originally in talks to headline the project. (more...)

Music Theatre Philly Opens New Center City Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

MUSIC THEATRE PHILLY is thrilled to announce the opening of its new full-service Performing Arts Center in downtown, Philadelphia. (more...)

Max Vernon's New Musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Sets Off-Broadway Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Invisible Wall Productions has announced that The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon and directed by Scott Ebersold - will launch an Off-Broadway run at Culture Project - The Lynn Redgrave (45 Bleecker Street). (more...)

Broadway Legend Chita Rivera to Perform in Broadway @ The Nourse Series This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who originated the Broadway 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. Producer Mark Cortale announced today that she will be coming to San Francisco for one night only on April 29 at 8:00 PM, joining a stellar season that kicks off this week with two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole on Saturday, January 7 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Awards Winners Announced - Limelight Theatre Big Winner!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 4, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Jacksonville winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Cast Set for THE FULL MONTY at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for THE FULL MONTY. (more...)

Top-10 Super Tuesday Matchup Highlights ESPN College Hoops Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The New Year brings a full schedule of men's college hoops games on ESPN networks, including 20 ranked teams in action, highlighted by a top-10 Super Tuesday matchup featuring No. 2 Baylor at No. 7 West Virginia on January 10 (ESPN2, 7 p.m.). (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN Will March Into The Carnegie This January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Professor Harold Hill will be marching into The Carnegie with his 76 trombones next month for The Carnegie's production of THE MUSIC MAN, playing weekends January 19-29, 2017. (more...)

ESPN's College Football Playoff Semifinals Coverage Average Nearly 20 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The College Football Playoff Semifinals (December 31, 2016 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.) delivered double-digit total live audience (TV + streaming) growth and increased its television audience in both games compared to last season's semifinals. (more...)

Girl Scouts of the USA Celebrates 100 Years of Girl Scouts Selling Cookies
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced today the start of the 2017 cookie season, which marks the 100th year of the first known sale of cookies by Girl Scouts. A century ago, girls started participating in what would evolve into the largest entrepreneurial training program for girls in the world: the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Through the program, girls learn the essential skills they need to become effective leaders, manage finances, gain self-sufficiency, and develop confidence in handling money. To commemorate this banner year for the organization and celebrate how the cookie program powers amazing experiences for Girl Scouts year-round, the highly anticipated Girl Scout S'mores cookies are now available, joining classics like Thin Mints and Trefoils/Shortbread. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING & I and CAROUSEL Now Available in Libretto Library
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Applause Libretto Library Applause Books has selected, and continues to select, the most important and the most popular musicals, including The Sound of Music, Oklahoma!, Cinderella, Avenue Q, The Last Five Years, Memphis, and more. Visit applausebooks.com for the complete list. Perfect for reading like novels, the Applause Libretto Library has revived the tradition of publishing great Broadway musicals in editions intended to be read and savored. (more...)

Lyric Theatre Patrons Donate Thousands to Feed Hungry Oklahomans
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma patrons donated more than $20,000 in December to help feed thousands of hungry Oklahomans. (more...)

Black Box Jazz Presents the John Funkhouser Trio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

BLACK BOX Jazz presents the John Funkhouser Trio on Friday, January 13 at 8 p.m. The ensemble delivers an energetic, accessible blend of modern jazz, funk, blues, 20th century classical, Indian classical, and European and American folk music, which creates a funky, groove-oriented, fresh and original sound. (more...)

Public Theater's 13th Annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Kicks Off January 4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) begins performances for the 13th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 4. (more...)

PRiMA Theatre Brings TICK, TICK...BOOM! to Lancaster
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Before Rent, there was Tick, Tick...Boom!. This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent, is the story of a composer and the sacrifices that he made to achieve his big break in theatre. (more...)

BROADWAY NOIRE: MAKE THEM HEAR YOU Celebrates African American Musical Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Broadway Noire: Make Them Hear You is a celebration of African American Musical Theater.  Broadway Noire: Make Them Hear You will take you on a journey with music from the 1920's through the present! (more...)

Photo Flash: Shuler Hensley, Sydney Lucas, Julia Murney and More Take Part in MARY & MAX Industry Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

An invite-only presentation of the new musical Mary & Max took place yesterday starring Tony Winner SHULER HENSLEY (Oklahoma, Sweet Charity, The Whale), Tony Nominee SYDNEY LUCAS (Fun Home), Drama Desk Nominee JULIA MURNEY, The Color Purple's KYLE SCATLIFFE, and LAUREN ELDER (Sideshow, Hair). (more...)

Bon Jovi Announces Opening Act Contest for Upcoming Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

As one of Rock's biggest bands, Bon Jovi's legacy is as much about giving back as it is about anthemic performances and box-office-smashing tours. (more...)

Best of 2016 BWW Rhode Island – Critics' Picks: As Selected by Your Local Reviewers
by Veronica Bruscini - Dec 31, 2016

2016 was a year for imagination and innovation on Rhode Island stages. Here's a look back on some of the productions that stole the spotlight in the Ocean State this season. (more...)

BWW Previews: From Bocelli To Broadway! An Evening With CHAD HILLIGUS Is An Exciting Addition For The New Year At McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Dec 31, 2016

The only American ever invited to join Australia's The TEN Tenors, Chad Hilligus makes his McCallum Theatre solo debut on Friday, January 20, at 8:00pm. 'An Evening with Chad Hilligus' features a powerful program highlighting his international career with charming stories and standards from Bocelli to Bennett to Broadway. Chad will be joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe, along with international soprano Lauren Jelencovich and other featured guests.  (more...)


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by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

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More Business Leaders Predict Growth for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

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Kuker & Lee Present AMY SNOWDEN & FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Kuker & Lee present Amy Snowden & Friends at the Comedy Central Stage at the Hudson (6539 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, 60038) on Wednesday, January 18th at 8 PM. This FREE evening of underground LA comedy includes Sally Mullins, Shawn Pelofsky, Torrance Hill, and features Amy Snowden. (more...)

Nike Softball Camps Come to Rising Star Sports Ranch Summer of 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Elite Nike Softball Camp Director, Amber Conner, directs this camp at Rising Star Sports Ranch. Coach Conner currently directs Nike Camps in Texas and Oklahoma and adds Nevada this summer to her schedule. Prior to directing the Nike Camp, Amber was a collegiate All-American and head coach of the University of Dallas for three seasons. (more...)

First Night's Top Ten of 2017 Announced in Music City
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 28, 2016

First Night's Top Ten of 2017 - critic Jeffrey Ellis' annual review of the best in Tennessee theater - were revealed tonight during a live Facebook broadcast at 7:30 p.m. (CST), with Actor's Bridge Ensemble and Studio Tenn/TPAC leading the nods in this year's listing of categories. (more...)

VIDEO: Neil Brand Discovers the Secrets Behind Great Musicals in New Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Musical theatre is a global phenomenon, drawing millions of fans every year to sell-out shows in the West End, on Broadway, and in cities across the world. And for writer and composer Neil Brand, the best musicals can stand shoulder to shoulder with any other art form. (more...)

Audra McDonald Slates 2017 Tour Stops Across the U.S., Featuring Husband Will Swenson
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Six-time Tony winner and recent star of Broadway's SHUFFLE ALONG Audra McDonald has just announced her first six tour dates of 2017, with two stops featuring her husband - fellow stage vet Will Swenson. (more...)

NBA Finals Rematch on ABC Delivers Over 10 Million Viewers on Christmas Day
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Christmas Day NBA Finals rematch on ABC, in which the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors in a 109-108 thriller, delivered a total live audience of 10,163,000 average viewers (more...)

Tony Winner George S. Irving Dies at 94
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com is sad to report the death of actor George S. Irving at 94 years old.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Ladies Perform Rare Irving Berlin Tune
by Stage Tube - Dec 24, 2016

We all know White Christmas, but did you know that Irving Berlin wrote another Christmas song? On the newest episode of The Richard Rockage Show, 'Holiday Inn' cast members perform rare, 100-year-old Irving Berlin Christmas Song Cast members of 'Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical' perform a rare Irving Berlin Christmas song that turns 100 today.  (more...)

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