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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway

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The Tony Award-winning musical drama Parade features the true story of Leo Frankís trial and lynching in early 20th-century Atlanta. Ostracized for his faith and Northern heritage, Jewish factory manager Leo Frank is accused of murdering a teenaged factory girl the day of the annual Confederate Memorial Day parade. Alfred Uhryís award-winning book and Jason Robert Brownís rousing, colorful and haunting score illuminate a circus of conflicting accounts, false testimony and mishandled evidence in a town reeling with social and racial tension. Isolated from the world, Leo develops a new and deeper love for his wife, who tirelessly crusades for his freedom. Stephen Rayne (The Heavens Are Hung In Black, Sabrina Fair) directs this compelling and provocative tale of justice miscarried, revealing a country at odds with its declarations of equality. Tony-Award nominee Euan Morton stars as Leo Frank. Parade is a co-production with Theater J and is presented in association with the Anti-Defamation League and Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington.


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BottleRock Napa Valley Announces Daily Lineup; Single Day Tickets Available, 1/10
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Single day passes for the fifth annual BottleRock Napa Valley music, wine, food, and craft brew festival, presented by JaM Cellars on May 26 - 28, 2017, will be available Tuesday, January 10 at 10:00 a.m. PST and may be purchased at BottleRockNapaValley.com and Eventbrite.com. Fans are strongly encouraged to purchase their passes early. Three-day General Admission, VIP, VIP Plus Skydeck, and Platinum passes are sold out and a limited quantity of single day passes will be available starting at $129 per person. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

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by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Tony nominee Christopher Jackson stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY to discuss his new CBS drama series BULL and explains what first inspired him to move to New York to pursue a career in theater. (more...)

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by - Jan 8, 2017

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Photo Coverage: NYC Opera's Starry CANDIDE Celebrates Opening Night
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/7/2017
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BWW's On This Day - January 7, 2017
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

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David Haig Joins Daniel Radcliffe in ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Vic today announces that David Haig will join Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead. (more...)

DVR Alert: HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson to Stop by Live with Kelly This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Tony Award-nominee for 'Hamilton', Christopher Jackson, will be swinging by Live with Kelly, Monday, January 9th to discuss his role on the CBS television drama, 'Bull.'  (more...)

David Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New Audience
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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...)

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Save the dates for a thoroughly unique and comical postmodern homage to the grand tradition of backstage musicals! You won't want to miss this outrageously funny love letter to musical theatre. [title of show] (yes, that really IS the name of the show) is a hidden jewel that - like The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee before it - is sure to enthrall audience members. (more...)

Molly Pope to Bring A STAR IS BORN Back to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

A STAR IS BORN - presented live by award-winning cabarettist Molly Pope - will return to Feinstein's/54 Below for a one-night-only encore performance on Wednesday, January 18 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

AVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Winners have been announced for AVENUE Q's contest to suggest what is in the box that the musical's HILLARY CLINTON puppet is giving to the DONALD TRUMP puppet. (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...)

A.R.T.'s OBERON Sets Winter 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during January and February - including OBERON Presents, Visiting Artists, and Usual Suspects. (more...)

Breaking News: Joshua Henry, Michael Luwoye and Rory O'Malley Will Go 'Non-Stop' in HAMILTON National Tour; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Producer Jeffrey Seller has just announced that two-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry, Broadway's Michael Luwoye and Tony Award Nominee Rory O'Malley will lead the National Tour of HAMILTON as Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton and King George III, respectively. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents Chris Botti Next Month
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Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Chris Botti, a part of the Benzel-Busch Motor Car Corp Concert Series-Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 8PM. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Tours of NELL GWYNN and SILVER LINING
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English Touring Theatre's Artistic Director Richard Twyman today announces full casting for the tours of Jessica Swale's Olivier Award-winning Nell Gwynn and the world premiere of Sandi Toksvig's Silver Lining.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Lindsay Mendez
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Broadway's Joshua Henry, Michael Luwoye and Rory O'Malley to Lead National Tour of HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Producer¬†Jeffrey Seller¬†is thrilled to announce that¬†two-time Tony Award¬ģ nominee¬†JOSHUA HENRY, Broadway's¬†MICHAEL LUWYOYE¬†and¬†Tony Award¬ģ Nominee¬†RORY O'MALLEY¬†will lead the National Tour of¬†HAMILTONas Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton and King George III, respectively.¬† (more...)

Elliott Smith's Either/Or: Expanded Edition Out 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Elliott Smith's best-selling and greatly beloved album, Either/Or, Kill Rock Stars have announced Either/Or: Expanded Edition, out March 10 (more...)

BWW Preview: Choreographer Pat Birch is Candid on New CANDIDE at City Opera, Opening January 6 at the Rose Theatre
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Leonard Bernstein's CANDIDE has had more lives than that proverbial cat--the latest being New York City Opera's new take on it, opening on January 6 for a ten-performance run at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theatre. It is, once again, helmed by director Hal Prince and choreographer Pat Birch, who were responsible--with librettist Hugh Wheeler and conductor John Mauceri--for the resuscitation and renovation of the once-considered unproducible work, more than 40 years ago. (more...)

Cutest Sports Competition Returns! Animal Planet to Air PUPPY BOWL XIII, 2/5
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The cutest competition in sports history returns with an epic matchup between Team Ruff and Team Fluff's adoptable players who go nose to nose to win the inaugural Petco Lombarky trophy in PUPPY BOWL XIII at GEICO Stadium. (more...)

Jacob Langfelder Presents John Arthur Greene in FREEDOM A Concert Experience Celebrating Music of George Michael
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Nearly two years since its original inception, Jacob Langfelder and Broadway The Hardway will present an encore performance of I WANT YOUR WHAM! - FREEDOM, a Concert Celebrating the Music of George Michael and WHAM! on Wednesday, January 18th at 9:30pm at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street). (more...)

DRUMLINE LIVE Returns to Folsom with an All-New Show
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With dazzling choreography, explosive percussion and tributes to Michael Jackson and Prince, DRUMLine Live returns to Folsom with a brand new show. A thrilling spectacle that pays homage to the show-style marching popularized at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), DRUMLine Live provides a soul-stirring revue of some of America's favorite music. With musical highlights from hip-hop, Top 40, American soul, gospel, jazz and other musical genres, the 35-member cast-a world-class ensemble of percussionists, musicians and dancers-takes the audience on a journey infused with colorful, choreographed routines, vibrant costumes, and heavy doses of drum riffs and cadences. (more...)

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'Step Out' for Two More Weeks with Broadway's HOLIDAY INN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Universal Stage Productions, will conclude its limited engagement of the new hit Broadway show HOLIDAY INN, THE NEW IRVING BERLIN MUSICAL starring Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer, Tony Award nominee Megan Lawrence, Danny Rutigliano, Megan Sikora and Corbin Bleu on Sunday, January 15. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Molly Pope in A STAR IS BORN, Returning to Feinstein's/54 Below
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Molly Pope will reprise A STAR IS BORN after her fall run at Feinstein's/54 Below on January 18 - get ready for her return with highlights from the show! (more...)

Dole Packaged Foods Takes Home Top Prize at 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade with 'Spirit of Hawaii'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Dole Packaged Foods is proud to announce its 2017 Rose Parade float, "Spirit of Hawaii," took home the coveted Sweepstakes Trophy for this year's Tournament of Roses Parade for its outstanding floral presentation and design. Dole has received much recognition from the Tournament, holding the Rose Parade record for most Sweepstakes Trophy wins. (more...)

Devin Archer and Natalie Storrs to Meet in the Middle in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the third show of its 2016-2017 season, Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, starring Devin Archer and Natalie Storrs, with musical direction by Brent Crayon and directed by Ovation Award-winner Nick DeGruccio. (more...)

Texas State University Dance Team's 'Strutters' to Perform at Trump's Inauguration Despite Criticism
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Texas State University's all-female dance team, The Strutters, have had controversy and criticism over their history, including integration, weight restrictions, cardio conditioning and strength requirements, restrictions on body piercings and more.   The team defends itself by reminding others that the being part of the organization is elective, not mandatory, and that the rules are in place to insure a level playing field for everyone, and designed to bring out an individual's qualities within the constructs of a team. As ambassadors of Texas State University, the state of Texas, and the USA, team members gladly adhere to the rules set forth by the organization. (more...)

Foo Fighters, Tom Petty, Maroon 5 Headline 5th Annual BottleRock Napa Valley This May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

BottleRock Napa Valley 2017, presented by JaM Cellars, announces its fifth annual lineup today, including headline artists Foo Fighters, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and Maroon 5. (more...)

Anne E. Moses Pens THE GRACIE GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Take in the sights, sounds and smells of New York City, seen from a unique perspective. Gracie, an English cocker spaniel, sniffs out the best the Big Apple has to offer and shares her impressions in a new children's and dog-lover's book released by Dog Ear Publishing. It's the third book in a series of Grace Guides. 'The Gracie Guide to New York City' takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the city's highlights from renowned buildings such as the Flat Iron Building, Chrysler Building, New York Public Library and Little Church Around the Corner to cultural destinations such as the Guggenheim Museum, Cloisters, Museum of Modern Art, Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial and Lincoln Center. The Plaza Hotel (more than 100 years old) and its famous fictional resident Eloise are one of Gracie's favorites, as is the building that seems as if it's been named after her: Gracie Mansion, which housed several New York mayors after serving as an ice cream parlor, school and a museum. She also describes shopping, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Santa's arrival and Christmas at Rockefeller Center: all magical moments. 'Gracie's Guide' includes tips for getting along with doormen and friends at Madison Square Park's doggy playground, and she can't pass up a chance to recommend a few restaurants. Charming illustrations with plenty of personality - created by Anne E. Moses - capture the spirit of the city and its many attractions for young and old. Moses has lived in Switzerland, Italy, Greece and the United Kingdom. The author and illustrator was born in the United States, but she and her husband, Bill, who live in Athens, Greece, travel extensively with Gracie. Moses also wrote the companion books 'The Grace Guide to Good Manners for Proper Pooches' and 'The Grace Guide to Her Really Fun ABCs,' as well as the illustrated children's bedtime story 'Gatos Musikos: A Secret Told by the Moon.' Gracie, an English cocker spaniel, was born in Hungary. She loves to swim in the sea and go on adventures. She and Moses plan to pair up again to create other Gracie Guides featuring cities around the world. For additional information, please visit www.thegracieguides.com The Gracie Guide to New York City Anne E. Moses Dog Ear Publishing ISBN: 978-1-4575-5141-3 36 pages $13.95 US Available at Ingram, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and fine bookstores everywhere. About Dog Ear Publishing, LLC Dog Ear Publishing offers completely customized self-publishing services for independent authors. We provide cost-effective, fast, and highly profitable services to publish and distribute independently published books. Our book publishing and distribution services reach worldwide. Dog Ear authors retain all rights and complete creative control throughout the entire self-publishing process. Dog Ear Publishing reviews services and other book marketing services are available to connect great content with interested readers. Self-publishing services are available globally at www.dogearpublishing.net and from our offices in Indianapolis. Dog Ear Publishing - self-publishing that actually makes sense. (more...)

It's Official! Guinness World Records Certifies Lucy Pet's Gnarly Crankin' K9 Wave Maker 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade Float as the Longest and Heaviest Ever in the
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doubleVee Announce Pre-Order of Debut Album 'The Moonlit Fables of Jack the Rider'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

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Full Cast Announced for FUNNY GIRL Tour Across The UK and Ireland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Full casting is announced today for the tour of Funny Girl which enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre. (more...)

ABC's 'The View' Outperforms 'The Talk' in All Key Target Demos
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

ABC's¬†¬ďThe View¬Ē averaged 3.045 million Total Viewers, 570,000 Women 25-54 and 434,000 Women 18-49¬†during¬†the week of January 2, 2017, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. ¬ďThe View¬Ē beat CBS' ¬ďThe Talk¬Ē (2.913 million, 507,000 and 323,000, respectively) in Total Viewers (+132,000), Women 25-54 (+63,000) and Women 18-49 (+111,000). (more...)

UK Premiere Of War-time Love Story YANK! To Open 2017 Season For Theatrical Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

???????A moving love story set in World War Two will start the 2017 season in the latest collaboration between a leading London-based theatre production company and one of Manchester's newest arts venues. (more...)

Mark Inscoe to Replace Maxwell Caulfield in DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Producers have announced that there has been a cast change for the upcoming European premiere of the musical  Death Takes A Holiday. (more...)

Tony Winner Tyne Daly Tapped for DEAR WORLD at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced six-time Emmy Award-winner and Tony Award-winner Tyne Daly will star in the 1969 musical Dear World, when she joins the company in celebrating Broadway composers, Jerry Herman and Kurt Weill, with the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series, January 28 - March 5, 2017. (more...)

From ANNIE GET YOUR GUN to HOLIDAY INN - Brush Up on Your Berlin!
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2017

Berlin is back and better than ever! This Saturday, January 14 at 8pm ET BroadwayHD will live stream HOLIDAY INN, The New Irving Berlin Musical, bringing the magic of Studio 54 to your living room for one night only. Plus, tune in early for exclusive pre-show interviews and a behind-the-scenes sneak peek starting at 7:40pm ET. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Luke Frazier of DON'T RAIN ON MY PARADE: 75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND with The American Pops Orchestra
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2016 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards Winners Announced - Anthony Rapp, Idina Menzel and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 11, 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 Seattle winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at The Barn Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

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ABC's THE VIEW' Outperforms 'The Talk' in All Key Target Demos
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

ABC's THE VIEW averaged 3.045 million Total Viewers, 570,000 Women 25-54 and 434,000 Women 18-49 during the week of January 2, 2017, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

Rachel Dratch and Jack McBrayer Join Manhattan Concert Productions' CRAZY FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Manhattan Concert Productions welcomes comedic duo Rachel Dratch and Jack McBrayer for their concert performance of Gershwin's Tony Award-winning musical comedy Crazy for You. (more...)

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