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Based on The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart


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by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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Artemisia Announces the World Premiere of VISITING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Artemisia, a Chicago theatre, is proud to announce the world premiere of Visiting, by Ed Proudfoot and directed by Carrie Lee Patterson, April 14 - May 7, at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway. The opening night is Friday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. Tickets for all performances are $25 and are available at ArtemisiaTheatre.org or by calling 312.725.3780. Group and VIP Passes* are also available. (more...)

First Dates Announced for JERSEY BOYS Tour of the UK and Ireland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Due to overwhelming public demand, the producers of JERSEY BOYS are delighted to announce a second UK & Ireland Tour, to open at the New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham on 16 December 2017. (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS Extends Breaking Record 11-week Run in Florida Rep's ArtStage Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Now playing in Florida Rep's ArtStage Studio Theatre, 'Shear Madness' will extend its nearly sold out run to April 2nd, setting an 11-week record for the theatre. And for its final week, Florida Rep welcomes Lisa McMillan to the cast, who is currently appearing in the New York production. (more...)

Australia's BOYS IN THE BAND Comes to Singapore
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Described by audiences as "the lovechild of Human Nature and the Jersey Boys" international hit show Boys in the Band will appear at Mastercard Theates at Marina Bay Sands on April 8. (more...)

Mark Ballas to Return as 'Frankie Valli' When JERSEY BOYS Hits Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Casting has been announced for the Los Angeles engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical 'Jersey Boys,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, previewing May 16 and 17, opening May 18 continuing through June 24, 2017, at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: BISTANGO at The Kimberly in Midtown for Delicious Italian Cuisine
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 31, 2017

There are many good reasons for visiting Bistango at The Kimberly Hotel in the Midtown East neighborhood of New York City. They offer an enticing menu of multi-regional contemporary and traditional Italian cuisine in a stylish, classic setting. (more...)

Conference Will Examine Art, Aesthetics and the Future of Urban Life, 4/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Scholars from around the world will participate in a three-day conference examining art, aesthetics and the future of urban life in western and eastern societies at Marquette University, April 5-7.  (more...)

Frankie Valli to Return to Playhouse Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Their last six Playhouse Square shows have been sellouts...not surprising considering Frankie Valli's three-and-a-half-octave vocal range, plus over 100 million records sold with multi-decade hits for Valli and his Four Seasons. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rag Lady Productions' THE GEEZE AND ME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious - that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? Rag Lady Productions presents the World Premiere of THE GEEZE AND ME, a new musical featuring a troupe of baby boomers who sing, dance, and hobble their way through issues of retirement,mobility, and more. The show will play the Tenth Avenue Arts Center downtown San Diego, March 31st through April 29th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS on CBS - Wednesday, April 19, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 30, 2017

Get all the scoop on CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS, airing on CBS on Wednesday, April 19, 2017! (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Launches Late Night Drag Series with Miss Vodka Stinger, Cacophany Daniels & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

After years of presenting some of New York's most beloved and fabulous drag performers, Feinstein's/54 Below launches an ongoing Late Night Drag Series. Curated by Garth Schilling (also known to the drag community as Miss Vodka Stinger), the new Late Night Drag Series features a rotating roster of up-and-coming and legendary New York City drag performers on select Thursday nights at 11:30PM with $20 tickets and a two-drink minimum. (more...)


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Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/26/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

America's #1 Frankie Valli Tribute Show Comes to Broadway Theatre of Pitman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

Let's Hang On! captures the trademark vocal virtuosity, tight harmonies, and crisp choreography that made The Four Seasons one of the greatest vocal groups of all time. This fullown stage show includes all the great Four Seasons' mega hits like: Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Walk Like A Man, Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You, December '63, Who Loves You, and many more mega hits of the 60's. If you liked Jersey Boys, you'll love Let's Hang On! (more...)

Lucas Hnath's Broadway-Bound A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 to Premiere at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

South Coast Repertory is producing the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 on the Julianne Argyros Stage, April 9-30. (more...)

Frist Center Presents PATTERN RECOGNITION, 4/29-10/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Bringing together experimental videos and digital photographs by four artists working in the Middle Tennessee region, Pattern Recognition explores the expressive potential of digital media. (more...)

Photo Flash: Red Tape Theatre & Walkabout Theater Company Present MOTHER OF SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Red Tape Theatre and Walkabout Theater Company are pleased to present the world premiere of MOTHER OF SMOKE, a co-created production inspired by the collision of Chuck Mee's Trojan Women: A Love Story and Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, playing March 23 - April 15, 2017 at Pride Arts Center (The Broadway), 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. Directed by Walkabout's Artistic Director Thom Pasculli+, MOTHER OF SMOKE features original writing by Emma Stanton+, Morgan McNaught, Lucas Baisch and Ruth Margraff* with original music and text by Lucia Thomas. Tickets are currently available at www.redtapetheatre.org.  (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Returns to The Arsht Center 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

More than 28,000 theatergoers cheered when JERSEY BOYS made its premiere in Miami in 2011. Worldwide, more than 20 million people have seen JERSEY BOYS. And now, the show that made critics and audiences cheer will return to the Arsht Center!   (more...)

The New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts Concludes 12th Season, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts (VYPCs), for children ages 3 to 6, will conclude its 12th season Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. and Monday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street. The program, titled “Woodwinds,” is the final of three installments in Philharmonic Families, the season's theme that presents an overview of the entire orchestra. The “Woodwinds” program will feature Philharmonic musicians performing selections from Rossini's La gazza ladra Overture and Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin as well as “This Violist Went Wandering,” set to the tune of “Once an Austrian Went Yodeling.” Hosted again by Philharmonic Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young, the program will feature Philharmonic flutist Yoobin Son, Associate Principal Oboe Sherry Sylar, Acting Associate Principal Clarinet Pascual Martínez Forteza, guest bassoonist Harrison Miller, and horn player R. Allen Spanjer. Production designer Doug Fitch — with whom the Philharmonic has collaborated on several acclaimed staged productions, and who began his involvements in Philharmonic VYPCs in January 2017 — created artwork for the concert, which also features Philippe the Penguin, a character created for the series. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS Sing Their Way Onto The Bushnell's Stage
by Carissa Chesanek - Mar 23, 2017

There's a reason why the musical, Jersey Boys is such a hit, and last night the audience at The Bushnell got to experience all the hype.  (more...)

360repco to Present HAPPY NEW REGIME: APRIL FOOLS to Benefit the NYCLU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Whether you are pro- or anti- the new Trump Administration, you are aware of the myriad changes our country is currently being confronted with. We thought it would be helpful to give artist the platform to express their thoughts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at JERSEY BOYS, Coming to the Ahmanson This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

'Jersey Boys,' with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, choreography by Sergio Trujillo, and direction by Des McAnuff, will run at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre beginning May 16 for an opening night on May 18. Performances will continue through June 24, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the touring cast in action below! (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks Celebrates 17th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

'Oh, it's very pretty, isn't it! We're going to have fun,' Truman Capote said as he walked into his Black & White Ball on November 28, 1966, according to The New York Times. He might have said the same thing on March 11, had he walked into the Kravis Center's Cohen Pavilion for Palm Beach Dramaworks  (more...)

TOO EARLY FOR CRICKETS to Be Presented at Theater Barn in Staged Reading 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Ridgefield Theater Barn is proud to present a staged reading of the original play Too Early for Crickets, by Marlene Fanta Shyer, Tuesday, March 28th at 7pm.   (more...)

JERSEY BOYS to Return to Glasgow Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Due to overwhelming public demand, the producers of JERSEY BOYS are delighted to announce a second UK & Ireland Tour with a two-week run at the King's Theatre, Glasgow next year. (more...)

Shadowbox Live to Confess Its GUILTY PLEASURES This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Guilty Pleasures. Everybody has them. What? You think you don't? This spring, Shadowbox Live confesses. Original sketch comedy and live rock 'n' roll reveal all with their latest show, opening Thursday, March 23 at their Brewery District theater, 503 S. Front Street.  (more...)

The Poetry Project Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Anne Waldman 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Poetry Project will host its first-ever gala in celebration of its 50th anniversary on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The gala will honor Anne Waldman for her radical and inspiring contributions to international contemporary poetry and activism, and for her past leadership of The Poetry Project. The evening will include performances by composer and performance artist Laurie Anderson, writer and vocalist LaTasha Diggs, and choreographer Yoshiko Chuma. (more...)

Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn Announces Second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's POPEYE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn will present its second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's 1980 cult-classic POPEYE on Tuesday, March 28th. (more...)

Peak Performances to Present ALL TERRAIN STRING FESTIVAL: BOLCOM 4X4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Peak Performances will present the All Terrain String Festival: Bolcom 4x4, a three-day festival in which four of the world's foremost string quartets will perform the work of prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer William Bolcom, along with music by a wide variety of other composers, from Mozart to Dizzy Gillespie. (more...)

BWW Recap: The 32nd Bistro Awards Honor the Year's Best in Cabaret, Comedy and Jazz at Gotham Comedy Club
by Casey Mink - Mar 14, 2017

At the 32nd Bistro Awards on March 13, produced by Sherry Eaker, attendees hunkered down at Gotham Comedy Club in the hours before a blizzard hit Manhattan to honor the best in the year's cabaret, comedy and jazz performances. Of course, the prospect of a little snow wouldn't deter honorees from coming out, though it did slightly impact the order of the evening's events, shifting the "grand finale" to the "grand opening." (more...)

BWW Recap: The 32nd Bistro Awards Honor Best of Cabaret, Comedy and Jazz at Gotham Comedy Club
by Casey Mink - Mar 14, 2017

At the 32nd Bistro Awards on March 13, produced by Sherry Eaker, attendees hunkered down at Gotham Comedy Club in the hours before a blizzard hit Manhattan to honor the best in the year's cabaret, comedy and jazz performances. Of course, the prospect of a little snow wouldn't deter honorees from coming out, though it did slightly impact the order of the evening's events, shifting the 'grand finale' to the 'grand opening.' (more...)

LegalShield Honors Its Top Independent Associates with Lady of Justice Awards at Annual LevelUp Convention
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

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DigiFabCon Explores How the Innovation Economy's Digital...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

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Photo Flash: New Pre-Production Rehearsal Photos of the cast of THE GEEZE & ME!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? Rag Lady Productions is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of THE GEEZE AND ME, a new MUSICAL featuring a troupe of baby boomers who sing, dance, and hobble their way through issues of retirement, leakage, and more. At THE TENTH Avenue Arts Center downtown San Diego, March 31st through April 29th.  (more...)

Announcing the 2017-18 Broadway Sacramento Season at the Community Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

California Musical Theatre announced the 2017-18 Broadway Sacramento season at the Community Center Theater, featuring four shows not previously presented in the series and two that are favorites of Broadway Sacramento audiences. The season features Sacramento premieres of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, Something Rotten!, Finding Neverland, and An American in Paris. Returning shows are The Book of Mormon and Jersey Boys. (more...)

Sherry Lansing to Talk Storied Movie Career with Michael Douglas at 92Y
by Movies News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Trailblazing movie executive and philanthropist Sherry Lansing visits 92Y on Friday, April 28 at 7 PM to discuss her storied career in the movie business. She's joined by The Hollywood Reporter's Stephen Galloway and Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas (moderator). (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, April 7, 2017
by - Apr 6, 2017

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on today, April 7, 2017! (more...)

Yale Rep Concludes 50th Anniversary Season with World Premiere of MARY JANE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) concludes its 50th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of MARY JANE by Amy Herzog, directed by Anne Kauffman, April 28 through May 20 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Friday, May 5. (more...)

Bookstock Announces Deals on Used Books, 4/23-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

LIVONIA, Mich., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Bookstock's back, offering incredible deals on used books and media Sunday, April 23 through Sunday, April 30 at Livonia's Laurel Park Place. Bargains abound at Bookstock, metro Detroit's biggest and best used book and media sale, where proceeds benefit literacy and education projects in metropolitan Detroit. Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley and Detroit News columnist Neal Rubin are Honorary Co-Chairs of Bookstock and the Mike Morse Law Firm is Bookstock's 2017 Presenting Sponsor. (more...)

BWW Review: Dutch Apple MY FAIR LADY is a Visual Treat for Audiences
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 6, 2017

There are times when minimal is the wrong way to go. Dutch Apple pulls out all the set and costume stops for MY FAIR LADY and does Lerner and Loewe proud. (more...)

Virginia Repertory Theatre to Present Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Virginia Repertory announces the opening of Disney's Beauty and the Beast on Friday April 21, 2017 at the November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through May 14, 2017. (more...)

Collaborative Artists Ensemble to Stage West Coast Premiere of LONG WAY DOWN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The darkly comic and harrowing story of Maybelline Ferris, a damaged young woman living with her pregnant sister Saralee and her forlorn husband, Duke, in their run-down family home north of Nashville. (more...)

Cinema Audio Society Announces Board of Directors
by Movies News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Mark Ulano, recently announced the results of the 2017 Board of Directors elections for the Cinema Audio Society. (more...)

Berkeley Repertory Theatre's 2017 OVATION Gala Raises $775,000
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On Saturday night, April 1, more than 350 of the Bay Area's finest arts supporters gathered at the Fairmont San Francisco to honor Berkeley Rep, the Tony Award-winning theatre company known for its innovative and challenging works. OVATION: Berkeley Rep Celebrates Monsoon Wedding raised $775,000 to support the Theatre's artistic and creative efforts, including education programming and the Theatre's attempts to promote active citizenry. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of VISITING World Premiere at Artemisia
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Artemisia, a Chicago theatre, presents the world premiere of Visiting, by Ed Proudfoot and directed by Carrie Lee Patterson, April 14 - May 7, at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway. The opening night is Friday, April 14, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in character below! (more...)

TPAC Launches 2017-18 Season With New Dan Fogelberg Musical PART OF THE PLAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 12, 2017

Fun Home, Waitress and An American in Paris headline the 2017-18 HCA/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC Series, which leads off with the world premiere of a new musical in development - Part of the Plan, an original musical written by Kate Atkinson and Karen Harris and featuring songs from the catalog of famed singer/songwriter Dan Fogelberg. (more...)

Cellist Mariel Roberts to Launch CATOGRAPHY Solo Album, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Cartography, the second solo album by intrepid cellist Mariel Roberts, comes out Friday, May 19 on New Focus Recordings, with a 10 pm release show that evening at National Sawdust. Cartography features first recordings of dauntingly virtuosic pieces written for Roberts by four New York-based composers: Cenk Ergün, Davi? Brynjar Franzson,George Lewis, and Eric Wubbels, who joins her on piano for his gretchen am spinnrade. Inspired by Roberts' technical wizardry and interpretive élan, her collaborators have created music that takes the cello into uncharted realms, requiring intense concentration, razor-sharp precision, and almost superhuman endurance. Yet in Roberts' hands, the works transcend their technical demands to emerge as deeply moving meditations on time – the cartography of subjective human experience.  (more...)

Celebrate the Music of Franki Valli and The Four Seasons at St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The award-winning production Let's Hang On, endorsed by Frankie Valli himself, celebrates the music of one of popular music's most successful bands of all time and it's coming to St Helen's Theatre Royal on Saturday 13th May! (more...)

2ND TIME AROUND - BOYS IN THE BAND at MasterCard Theatres April 8
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Apr 10, 2017

MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore - BOYS IN THE BAND's exclusive performance in Singapore is set to enthrall Singaporean audiences the second time around this coming Saturday April 8 2017, two years after a sold-out, well-applauded limited engagement in 2015 (more...)

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