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NY Public Library's Theatre Division Administrator Misy Singson on The Spitfire Grill
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Sep 30, 2016

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Misy Singson, Theatre Division Administrator, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Political Satires in The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on The Spitfire Grill. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laguna Playhouse Presents BILLY & RAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the second show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, BILLY & RAY, written by Mike Bencivenga and directed by Michael Matthews. "Old Hollywood comes to Laguna Beach in this comedy about the making one of the most iconic films of the 1940s.  I have been wanting director Michael Matthews to direct at the Playhouse for so long and think this is the perfect show for his unique vision.  Our audiences and subscribers are in for a hilarious and wild ride," says Wareham.  BILLY & RAY will begin previews on Wednesday, October 5; will open on Sunday, October 9 and will run through Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

BWW Review: AN ACT OF THE IMAGINATION is a Killer at Oyster Mill
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 8, 2016

When a mystery novelist's foray into romantic fiction starts to play out in real life, with a death as the cherry on top, what is he to do? Nothing goes as you might expect, even when plot points are predictible. (more...)

Cast Announced for SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE JERSEY LILY at Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Veteran actors return to Centenary Stage Company (CSC) next month for the October production of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily, October 7 through 23 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown.  The production will be directed by Carl Wallnau, award-winning CSC Artistic Director.  (more...)

ABC Is Only Network to Grow Its Audience on Wednesday Year Over Year
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

For the 3rd consecutive week this season, ABC earned the No. 2 position on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 (1.8/6) to an “Empire”-fueled Fox, beating CBS by an even greater 29% (“Survivor”/“Criminal Minds”/“Code Black” = 1.4/5) and NBC by 38% (more...)

The Depot Players Present A Monstrous Musical Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The Depot Players are winding down their 36th Season with Mel Brook's comic masterpiece, Young Frankenstein the Musical, opening September 29..  The musical is based on the 1974 film of the same title starring the late Gene Wilder.  Brooks' musical pays homage to all the familiar jokes and characters from the film. (more...)

Erika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS World Premiere Begins This Fall at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Rehearsals are underway for the Steppenwolf-commissioned world premiere production of Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, who also directed Sheffer's Russian Transport at Steppenwolf in 2014. (more...)

Theatre Nova Selects Plays for Playwrights' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

After the success of Theatre Nova's inaugural Michigan Playwright's festival in December 2015, they are hosting the second annual Playwright's festival. This year the festival will run from October 18th-October 22nd. They are pleased to announce the selected playwrights and schedule for performances. (more...)

Mamaí Theatre Company Announces 2017 Summer Season at Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Mamai Theatre Company announces its 2017 summer season will take place in downtown Cleveland at Playhouse Square in the Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre. Mamai Board of Directors President David Schiopota states, "The steady and unfaltering work of Co-Artistic Directors Bernadette Clemens and Christine McBurney to fulfill their vision and follow their artistic passions has enthused Northeast Ohio audiences and pushed the bounds of classical theatre in Cleveland. I am elated to announce that Mamai Theatre Company's next season will be presented at Playhouse Square." (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents Hilarious Comedy BILLY & RAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the second show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, BILLY & RAY, written by Mike Bencivenga and directed by Michael Matthews. "Old Hollywood comes to Laguna Beach in this comedy about the making one of the most iconic films of the 1940s.  I have been wanting director Michael Matthews to direct at the Playhouse for so long and think this is the perfect show for his unique vision.  Our audiences and subscribers are in for a hilarious and wild ride," says Wareham.  BILLY & RAY will begin previews onToday, October 5; will open on Sunday, October 9 and will run through Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

11th Annual SHRED FOR YOUR LIFE Guitar Battle Set for Webster Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

The 11th annual 'Shred For Your Life' Guitar Battle will take place on October 18th at Webster Hall (The Marlin Room). (more...)

BWW Review: ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA Completes Roundhouse & Olney's Theatrical Triumph
by Andrew White - Oct 5, 2016

Roundhouse and Olney Theatre's joint production, while long by contemporary theatre-going standards, is as rewarding and heart-warming an evening of theatre as you will ever see.  Director Ryan Rilette guides his all-star cast with a sure hand, and the results are unforgettable. (more...)

Actors Theatre Continues 2016-2017 Season with Shakespeare's MACBETH, October 4 – 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are thrilled to announce the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's bloody tale of unbridled ambition, Macbeth. Directed by Les Waters, Macbeth will preview on October 4 and October 5, open on October 6, and run through October 26 in the Pamela Brown Auditorium as part of the Brown-Forman Series. Tickets are available at502.584.1205, online at ActorsTheatre.org, or in person by visiting the Actors Theatre Box Office at 316 West Main Street, Louisville, KY, 40202. (more...)

Scoop: SECRETS AND LIES on ABC - Sunday, October 23, 2016
by - Oct 3, 2016

Get all the scoop on SECRETS AND LIES, airing on ABC on Sunday, October 23, 2016! (more...)

SCERA's Theatre For Young Audiences Invites Audiences to Willy Wonka's Imaginative Journey
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

SCERA is inviting its audiences to take a charming candy-filled journey to see Willy Wonka and his amazing chocolate factory when SCERA favorite Shawn Mortensen takes the reins-most likely made of licorice-and stars in the one hour Theatre for Young Audiences version of Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka" beginning Oct. 17 and running through November 4, with shows on Monday and Fridays evenings at 7:00pm. (more...)

Tubi TV Releases New Lineup of Free Streaming Movie Offerings for November 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

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Tubi TV Releases New Lineup of Free Streaming Movie Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Tubi TV, the largest truly free Internet TV network with no subscription fee requirement, offering instant access to premium movies and TV shows across OTT, mobile, and web devices, today announced a new slate of November movies. These audience favorites join the largest free collection of premium and unique movies and TV shows available anywhere, featuring Oscar-winning movies, Emmy-winning TV shows, classics, family and kids, telenovelas, Korean dramas, stand-up comedy, horror, and much more. (more...)

Scoop: SECRETS AND LIES on ABC - Sunday, October 23, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on SECRETS AND LIES, airing on ABC on Sunday, October 23, 2016! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jackson, MS - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Jackson, MS (more...)

OFFICIAL: Hello, Donna! Donna Murphy Will Play Dolly Levi Once a Week in HELLO, DOLLY!
by Rialto Chatter - Oct 20, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that, beginning Tuesday, June 13, two-time Tony Award®-winner and one of Broadway's most treasured stars, Donna Murphy, will step into the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi for Tuesday evening performances of the upcoming Broadway revival of Michael Stewart's (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) Hello, Dolly!, starring the legendary Bette Midler.  (Ms. Murphy will also take over the role during Ms. Midler's vacations.) (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Buckland Theatre's LUV
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Today, Buckland Theatre Company has announced casting for LUV, the company's second production at PARK90 at Park Theatre. Directed by Gary Condes, Nick Barber will play Milt, Elsie Bennett will play Ellen and Charles Dorfman will play Harry. Written by Murray Schisgal (best known for co-writing the screenplay for Tootsie), LUV premiered on Broadway in 1964 directed by Mike Nichols and was Tony nominated for Best Play and Best Author. LUV will play at PARK90 from 8 Decemberuntil 7 January with an official press night on 13 December. (more...)

Critics Choice: SOMETHING WICKED, RENT, NOISES OFF and So Much More On Tap This Weekend
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 20, 2016

Here are our suggestions - our choices, as it were - for the shows to catch, the people to see, before Monday morning rolls around. Again. When work beckons, we promise you'll have so much more interesting water cooler chatter to share that you'll be the envy of everyone at the office: (more...)

BWW Review: The Mabel Mercer Foundation's 27th Annual Cabaret Convention Opens at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center (10/18)
by Casey Mink - Oct 20, 2016

The 27th Annual Cabaret Convention, presented by the Mabel Mercer Foundation, kicked off on October 18, putting forth performances by some of the most iconic cabaret artists which the arena has to offer, as well as introducing new but equally captivating talent of the art form. Hosted by KT Sullivan, a cabaret stalwart herself, the evening moved briskly through an impressive 19 performers, each of whom was accompanied by their very own pianist--- if they weren't accompanying themselves, that is. (more...)

KLONDIKE Stickless Bars has 13 Fabulous Flavors
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 2, 2016

Discover the 13 fabulous flavors of one of America's favorite ice cream treats, Klondike stickless bars. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/02/2016
by BWW - Oct 2, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/02/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

11th Annual SHRED FOR YOUR LIFE Guitar Battle Set for Webster Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The 11th annual 'Shred For Your Life' Guitar Battle will take place on October 18th at Webster Hall (The Marlin Room). (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Announces Holiday Concert Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The San Francisco Symphony's 2016 holiday season at Davies Symphony Hall offers a festive array of concerts for all ages, from its traditional Christmas classical concerts to classic pop vocalists Gladys Knight and Patti Austin performing with the Orchestra; favorite films like Singin' in the Rain, The Snowman, and a Rodgers and Hammerstein music and film night; family-friendly events like A Charlie Brown Christmas-Live!, the circus feats of Cirque de la Symphonie, and the Orchestra's annual Deck the Hall concerts for children. (more...)

VIDEO: David Hyde Pierce Talks HELLO DOLLY, A LIFE & More on 'Live'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

David Hyde Pierce talked with Kelly Ripa and guest co-host Matt Bomer about his current Off-Broadway project, A LIFE, at Playwrights Horizons and his starring role in the upcoming production of HELLO DOLLY opposite, Bette Midler. (more...)

Tony Award Winning Musical SUNSET BOULEVARD Opens This November at The White Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Don't miss your opportunity to see the spectacular Sunset Boulevard, a haunting musical allegory for life in Hollywood, is a rarely-produced Broadway masterpiece with a lush melodic score by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on the classic Billy Wilder 1950 film, it won seven Tony Awards on Broadway in 1995, including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score and Best Actress.  (more...)

Breaking News: Full Cast Announced for Bette Midler-Led HELLO, DOLLY! on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin announced that, with the addition to the company of Beanie Feldstein, in the role of 'Minnie Fay,' principal casting is now complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Michael Stewart (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) Hello, Dolly!, starring the legendary Bette Midler. Directed by four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winnerWarren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly! will begin performances at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) on March 15, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017. (more...)

The San Francisco Symphony Announces Annual Holiday Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The San Francisco Symphony's 2016 holiday season at Davies Symphony Hall offers a festive array of concerts for all ages, from its traditional Christmas classical concerts to classic pop vocalists Gladys Knight and Patti Austin performing with the Orchestra; favorite films like Singin' in the Rain, The Snowman, and a Rodgers and Hammerstein music and film night; family-friendly events like A Charlie Brown Christmas-Live!,the circus feats of Cirque de la Symphonie, and the Orchestra's annual Deck the Hall concerts for children. Traditional Christmas and holiday music lovers can enjoy presentations such as Handel's Messiah, Holiday Brass, and A Classic Christmas. Linda Ronstadt narrates Prokofiev'sPeter and the Wolf with the SF Symphony Youth Orchestra, Mariachi Sol De Mexico® de Jose Hernandez presents A Merri-achi Christmas, and the a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock brings its unique and uplifting holiday show. To ring in the new year, television and Broadway stars Jane Krakowski and Tituss Burgess (of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and 30 Rock fame) join the SF Symphony in their first-ever concert collaboration. (more...)

ActorsNET Continues 21st Season with OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

OUR TOWN:  ActorsNET continues its 21st season with a reimagined staging of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning classic, Our Town.  Jarad Benn co-directs and stars as "The Stage Manager," who both narrates and interacts with the residents of Grover's Corners.  Eddie Honan co-directs.  The large ensemble cast includes Madison Kornarowski, Matt Robertson, Eddie Honan, Hannah Rappaport-Stein, Scott Karlin, Tami Amici, Libby Honan, Tim Brown, Sydney Gilmore, Anthony Rita, Seth Pollock, Daniel Booda, Tyler Brennan, Jim Palmer, Jim Cordingley, John Gilmore, Jack Bathke, Mollie Karlin, Rosie Karlin, Griffin Kemp, Marilyn Licciardello, Michael O'Hara and Olivia Schanbacher.  Produced by Victoria Benn.  Stage managed by Colby Langweiler.  Costume design by Ruth Schanbacher.  Lighting and set by Stephen Hoppe.  Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. (more...)

Scoop: MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D on ABC - Tuesday, November 1, 2016
by - Oct 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D, airing on ABC on Tuesday, November 1, 2016! (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - Our School, Our Show, OUR TOWN: The Art of Pantomime
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Oct 17, 2016

Welcome back! This week's article features an art form that a production of Our Town would not be complete without: PANTOMIME! For those who don't know what pantomime is, I decided to give you the gift of the Oxford Dictionary definition:  (more...)

FSLC Announces Robert De Niro as Recipient of 44th Annual Chaplin Award
by Movies News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is pleased to announce that Academy Award–winning actor Robert De Niro will be honored at the 44th Chaplin Award Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017. (more...)

FIRST LOOK: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at the Westchester Playhouse opens 11/11
by Shari Barrett - Oct 16, 2016

Kentwood Players proudly presents the wickedly inspired musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN with book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, opening Friday, November 11 through Saturday, December 17, 2016 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Los Angeles, CA 90045. The production is directed and choreographed by Alison Mattiza, assisted by Musical Director Catherine Rahm and Assistant Director Valerie Ruel, produced by Lori A. Marple-Pereslete by special arrangement with Musical Theatre International. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jackson, MS - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Jackson, MS (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: The Bootleg Theater Presents THE STAND-IN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2016

BOOTLEG THEATER is thrilled to announce the second show of its 2016-2017 season, the world premiere of THE STAND- IN, written by Alicia Adams & Peter Monro and directed by Patrick Murphy. THE STAND- IN will begin previews on Thursday, October 13 at 7pm; will open on Saturday, October 15 at 7pm and run through Saturday, November 5 at the Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Act Too Pro's WILLY WONKA Opens Tuesday Night at Franklin Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 15, 2016

2013 First Night Honoree Jamey Green leads the cast of Act Too Pro's production of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, opening Tuesday night, October 18, at the historic Franklin Theatre. Running through October 23, Willy Wonka follows the critically acclaimed Act Too Pro debut production of Mary Poppins, which played to capacity crowds in 2015. (more...)

Get Set to Soar IN THE HEIGHTS at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Big Apple has never felt more like a small town than in Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical "In the Heights." The Pennington Players proudly present this Tony Award-winning show at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Todays, Oct. 14 and 21 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Oct. 15 and 22 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Oct. 16 and 23 at 2 p.m. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Oct 14. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

Amazon Orders New Original Kids Series; Greenlights Season 2 of THE STINKY & DIRTY SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Amazon today announced it has ordered two new Amazon Original Kids Series including Little Big Awesome that combines 2D animation, puppetry, and live-action; and the Emmy Award-winning Ronja the Robber's Daughter (more...)

Bootleg Theater Presents the Second Show of its 2016-2017 Season, THE STAND-IN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

BOOTLEG THEATER is thrilled to announce the second show of its 2016-2017 season, THE STAND- IN, written by Alicia Adams & Peter Monro and directed by Patrick Murphy. THE STAND- IN will begin previews today, October 13 at 7pm; will open on Saturday, October 15 at 7pm and run through Saturday, November 5 at the Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd. in Los Angeles. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Support Gilda's Club South Jersey with BIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

???????The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company not only gives gift certificates to charitable nonprofits, meeting requests from organizations in Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Virginia, and New Jersey, but also offers a portion of its proceeds during at least one performance yearly to help a nonprofit. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: In Rehearsal with Found111's FOOL FOR LOVE, Featuring RIPPER STREET Co-Stars
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed smash hit productions of 'The Dazzle', 'Bug' and 'Unfaithful', Emily Dobbs Productions is excited to present Fool for Love, the thrilling final show at Found111, 'London's most fashionable pop-up theatre' - Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Announces 2016/2017 Play-by-Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company announces the titles for the fourth season of its reading series, 'Play-by-Play.' Play-by-Play provides developmental rehearsal periods for three new plays each season, with the playwright working alongside a professional director and cast for a week-long residency, culminating in three public readings of each play available to theatregoers at a very modest cost.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Centenary Stage Presents SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE JERSEY LILY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Running now till October 23, Centenary Stage Company brings to life Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's mastermind detective Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Performing Arts Center and audiences are raving.  "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily was wonderful; probably the best production I've seen in the last three years. It is well cast with excellent acting. The writing was superb and on a par with a true Sherlock Holmes mystery. Go see it. No, don't just see it, observe it." - Bronc Radak, audience member (more...)

PTC Announces Titles for 2016/2017 New Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company announces the titles for the fourth season of its reading series, 'Play-by-Play.' Play-by-Play provides developmental rehearsal periods for three new plays each season, with the playwright working alongside a professional director and cast for a week-long residency, culminating in three public readings of each play available to theatregoers at a very modest cost.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Lake Forest Theatre Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Lake Forest Theatre in its inaugural season presents, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, opening October 8 and running through October 30. Managing Artistic Director Steve Malone will direct the production, along with co-director and choreographer Cameron Turner, at the newly renovated John & Nancy Hughes Theater, 400 East Illinois Rd. in downtown Lake Forest. (more...)

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