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BWW Exclusive Sneak Peek: ABC's 'The Goldbergs' Salutes LITTLE SHOP with 'Suddenly Seymour'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 26, 2016

Tonight's Halloween episode of THE GOLDBERGS on ABC pays tribute to the Broadway's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. In the episode titled 'Stefan King', Eric and Geoff Schwartz sing the musical's iconic number 'Suddenly Seymour.' (more...)

Prague Shakespeare Company Presents KING JOHN Tonight at the Swan, HAMLET Tomorrow & TITUS on Halloween at Divadlo Kolowrat!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Prague Shakespeare Company Presents King JOHN Tonight at the Swan, HAMLET Tomorrow & TITUS on Halloween at Divadlo Kolowrat! (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2017 Adler Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

San Francisco Opera Center Director Sheri Greenawald today announced the thirteen recipients of the 2017 Adler Fellowship. Nine singers, three pianist/apprentice coaches and one director will take part in the program-a multi-year performance-oriented residency offering advanced young artists intensive individual training, coaching and professional seminars, as well as a wide range of performance opportunities. Adler Fellows are selected from the young artists who have participated in the Merola Opera Program. The prestigious fellowship has nurtured the development of more than 175 young artists since its inception. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces New Music Staff
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is pleased to announce the promotion and addition of new members to its music staff. Katherine Kozak, continuing in the position of Chorus Master at Florida Grand Opera and celebrating 20 years in the opera industry, will be promoted to also serve as Head Coach of the company's Young Artist Program. Howard Lubin will serve as Senior Coach, and Paul Schwartz and Paul Kovacovic will fill the roles of staff accompanists. (more...)

Harvard University Presents A DREAM PLAY, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The newly formed Theater, Dance & Media Concentration at Harvard University launches its second production with August Stridberg's A DREAM PLAY, adapted and directed by Daniel Kramer. (more...)

Broadway's FALSETTOS Revival to Hit the Studio for First-Ever Full-Fledged Recording
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Ghostlight Records will preserve the Lincoln Center Theater production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical with a new Broadway cast recording to be released later this season. The new two disc-set will mark the first time the landmark show has been recorded in its entirety. (more...)

Andre De Shields and More Headed to Yale Rep's SEVEN GUITARS; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS, directed by Timothy Douglas, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) November 25 through December 17. Opening Night is Thursday, December 1. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Celebrates POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Album Release Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

On September 16th, 2016 Masterworks Broadway released the World Premiere Recording of the award winning new hit Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical. Written by Douglas Lyons, Melvin Tunstall, III and Greg Borowsky, Polkadots is a new musical inspired by the true events of the Civil Rights pioneers Ruby Bridges and The Little Rock Nine. The album's release was celebrated in a concert presentation at The Lindeman (508 w42) on Monday Oct 24th, 2016. (more...)

by Katherine Waddell - Oct 26, 2016

Katori Hall's, The Mountaintop, opened this past weekend at the South Bend Civic Theatre and was simply powerful, moving, and unforgettable. (more...)

Comedy Central Announces Live Late Night Election Night Coverage
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Comedy Central has a yuuggeeee plethora of politically-themed programming slated for the 2016 Presidential Election highlighted by an all-LIVE Late Night Election Night featuring a special, one-hour telecast of 'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah' airing LIVE on both coasts (more...)

'Gangster Redemption' Author Larry Lawton Discusses His Reality Check Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Larry Lawton brings the most informative, inspirational, educational, motivational and entertaining presentations to audiences throughout the United States and abroad. Businesses, Schools, Churches, Law Enforcement and Community Organizations bring Larry in as he has a unique way of connecting with audiences.  (more...)

Dejvicke Theatre Makes London Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Critically acclaimed for original writing and star casting and boasting multiple national and international awards, the Dejvicke Theatre is one of Prague's most celebrated cult venues. (more...)

Philip Guston's NIXON Drawings To Go On Display During Election Week, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

New York...Beginning 1 November 2016, one week prior to the general election that will determine the 45th President of the United States, Hauser & Wirth will present 'Philip Guston: Laughter in the Dark, Drawings from 1971 & 1975,' an exhibition devoted to the renowned late artist's satirical caricatures of the 37th President of the United States: Richard Nixon. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Andy Bragen's DON'T YOU F**KING SAY A WORD at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The cast of Andy Bragen's Don't You F**King Say a Word is currently in rehearsals for the World Premiere, which will start previews on Friday, November 4 and open on Thursday, November 10 at 59E59 Theaters. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

ABC to Present 2016 ABC Discovers: Los Angeles Talent Showcase, 10/25
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

ABC Talent and Casting will present the 2016 ABC Discovers: Los Angeles Talent Showcase, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, at the El Portal Theatre for the Performing Arts in North Hollywood, California. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Emma Rice's 'Summer of Love'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce Emma Rice's 2017 summer season, the Summer of Love, marKing the 50th anniversary of the summer of 1967. (more...)

Edward James Hyland, Liv Rooth, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present Other People's Money, by Jerry Sterner, directed by Marc Bruni from November 23 through December 18 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Debbie Allen and Vivian Nixon
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 25, 2016

One of the neat things about writing a column for Broadway World is that you get a chance to interview some folks whose work you've been enjoying and admiring for many years. One of today's subjects first came on my radar way back in 1980 with the Broadway revival of West Side Story. Debbie Allen played Anita in that production and her Her performance deservedly garnered her a Tony Award nomination and a Drama Desk Award. A few years later she wowed me again playing the lead role in Sweet Charity, which resulted in yet another Tony Award nomination. (more...)

NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Launches Public Engagement Process for CreateNYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Today, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs launched the public engagement process for CreateNYC, the City's first-ever comprehensive cultural plan. (more...)

JIMMY TINGLE FOR PRESIDENT Brings Funniest Campaign in History to Gloucester Stage 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Gloucester Stage Company and Cape Ann Community Cinema and Stage present Jimmy Tingle for President at 7:30 pm on Saturday, October 29 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester MA. Tickets are $25. For tickets and further information, visit or call 978-281-4433. From 60 Minutes II and MSNBC, comedian and commentator Jimmy Tingle captures the sweet spot between Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. His unique brand of topical yet timeless comedy is as insightful as it is hilarious. Jimmy Tingle will make you laugh, make you think, and make you feel better with his clean, funny intelligent humor for audiences of all ages. (more...)

THE JUNGLE BOOK Opens at The Rose This Month
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 25, 2016

In an original take on a classic story, The Rose Theater will transform into the jungles of India in their upcoming production of The Jungle Book. This thrilling adventure story follows the story of Mowgli, a baby in India who wanders away from his village and into the jungle where he is raised by wolves. The 70-minute production opens at The Rose on Oct. 28 and continues through Nov. 13.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Erik Ransom's Pop Rock Musical MORE THAN ALL THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Lil Rascals Theatre has announced the full cast of MORE THAN ALL THE WORLD, Erik Ransom's epic pop rock musical inspired by Christopher Marlowe's 'Edward II', with direction and musical staging by Rachel Klein ('Around the World in 80 Days', 'The Anthem') and with orchestrations and arrangements by Andy Peterson ('Atomic'). The company has also just released stunning new images of the cast in costume - scroll down to check them out! (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Company Presents First Annual Up Close Cocktails Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

4th Wall Theatre Company (formerly Stark Naked Theatre Company) is excited to announce its First Annual Up Close Cocktails Benefit, hosted by Trish Rigdon, Chair of Media Arts at The Art Institute of Houston. The Up Close Cocktails Benefit is Wednesday, November 9th from 6-8pm. We're transforming our theatre at Spring Street Studios, for an elegant cocktail night celebrating 4th Wall's bright future and the awesome generosity of our patrons. Patrons will enjoy live music and beer provided by Karbach Brewery, wine from Nice Winery,  hor d'oeuvres provided by Shade Restaurant and valet parKing service available.  Join us to meet new friends and reconnect with old friends while maKing a difference in the lives of Houston performing artists. Your participation will make a big difference at this first must-attend event. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (a comedy with music), opens October 21 and runs until November 12 at the Belrose Theater with performances on Friday and Saturdays at 8pm and matinees most Saturdays at 2pm. Tickets may be purchased in advance at or at the door. Ticket prices are $20 for General, $18 for Seniors, $15 for Students. PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is family friendly and will delight adults and children alike. Tickets available at (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

THE RICHMOND/ERMET AID FOUNDATION presents HELP IS ON THE WAY FOR THE HOLIDAYS 15: A 15th Anniversary Holiday Celebration. (more...)

Artistic Director Emma Rice To Leave The Globe
by Marianka Swain - Oct 25, 2016

The Globe has announced that Emma Rice will be stepping down as Artistic Director in April 2018, two years after her tenure began. In a statement, CEO Neil Constable said: 'Emma's mould-breaKing work has brought our theatre new and diverse audiences, won huge creative and critical acclaim, and achieved exceptionally strong box office returns. In breaKing the mould, this latest season has generated productive debate concerning the purpose and theatrical practice of the Globe, in relation to the use of sound and lighting technology within our theatre spaces. Following much deliberation and discussion, the Globe Board has concluded that from April 2018, the theatre programming should be structured around 'shared light' productions without designed sound and light rigging, which characterised a large body of The Globe's work prior to Emma's appointment.  (more...)

WILD WOMEN OF PLANET WONGO Extends Into December at NYC's Parkside Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The 60s sci-fi immersive musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo, a wacky B-movie inspired sci-fi comedy about two astronauts that land on a planet of beautiful warrior women who have never seen men, is extending its stay in New York through December 14, 2016 at Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Actors' Playhouse kicks off its 2016-17 Mainstage Season with the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet playing now through January 1, 2017 in the intimate 300-seat Balcony Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Walt Disney's FROZEN to Make Network Broadcast Premiere This Holiday Season
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Disney's Academy Award®-winning FROZEN the highest-grossing animated movie of all time, will make its network broadcast premiere as part of the Wonderful World of Disney on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 (8:00-10:04 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

The CW Network & Tough Mudder to Debut New 6-Part Multi-Platform Series in 2017
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The CW Network and Tough Mudder Inc., the leading active lifestyle brand, announced today that they will debut a new multi-platform, six-part series, to debut on CW Seed and The CW in 2017. A title and premiere date will be announced at a later time. (more...)

Suzanne Vega, NY Comedy Festival and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for October 26 - November 6, 2016. Scroll down and visit for a complete list of shows! (more...)

CMT's Annual ARTISTS OF THE YEAR Celebration Attracts Nearly 2 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

CMT's annual “Artists of the Year” event continues to evolve from a televised Nashville industry event to fan-favorite night of once-in-a-lifetime performances, unexpected tributes, and unforgettable toasts as country music superstars and friends gather to celebrate the top country artists of the year. (more...)

Austin Film Festival Announces Winners of 2016 Film & Screenplay Competitions & More
by Movies News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

AFF, the premier Festival to recognize the writer's contribution to film, announces its 2016 Jury Award winners, Hiscox Audience and Courage Award Winners. (more...)

L.A. Theatre Works to Bring JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG to DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016


Photo Flash: First Look - ABC's 'The Goldbergs' Pays Tribute to LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Tomorrow night's episode of THE GOLDBERGS on ABC pays tribute to the Broadway musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. (more...)

Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Joely Fisher, Barry Pearl and More to Star in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Lythgoe Family Panto have announced a very special holiday event, Cozi Zuehlsdorff ('Dolphin Tale' Films), Joely Fisher (Broadway: Cabaret, 'Desperate Housewives'), Barry Pearl ('Grease'), The Book of Mormon's Benjamin Schrader, Jeff Sumner (Genie in Disney's Aladdin-A Musical Spectacular), 'American Idol' finalist Vonzell Solomon and Conor Guzman (Pasadena Playhouse; The Fantasticks) starring in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT, book by Kris Lythgoe, choreography by Spencer Liff, musical supervisor Michael Orland, musical direction by Michael Sobie and directed by Linda Goodrich. (more...)

Tickets for Disney's THE LION KING Go on Sale in Providence Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Disney Theatrical Productions and the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION King will go on sale to the public on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 10A. Providence's most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the PPAC stage for a limited engagement of 3 weeks from Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7P through Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 1P. The opening night is on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:30P. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Glenda Jackson and More for KING LEAR at the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

King Lear begins previews at The Old Vic tonight 25 October for an official opening 4 November 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Pan Asian Rep to Honor Corky Lee, Cobi Narita and More at 40th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will celebrate the start of its 40th Milestone Season with a Benefit Dinner on Thursday, November 10th at the Golden Unicorn (18 E. Broadway at Catherine Street) in Chinatown. (more...)

Larry Wilmore, Pamela Adlon and More Slated for NY Comedy Festival Friars Club Panel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

As part of the upcoming New York Comedy Festival, the Friars Club, the New York Comedy Festival and Producer Rick Newman will present a Comedy Writers Round Table III on Wednesday, November 3rd at 8:30pm at The Friars Club (57 E. 55th St.). (more...)

NELL GWYNN Returns to Shakespeare's Globe Following UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

English Touring Theatre today announces that following its UK tour, Jessica Swale's Olivier Award-winning Nell Gwynn, starring Laura Pitt-Pulford in the title role, returns to Shakespeare's Globe for a two week run from 2 - 13 May 2017.  (more...)

BWW's 11 Reasons Why You Should Be Watching Netflix's STRANGER THINGS
by Guest Blogger: Lauren Koleszar - Oct 25, 2016

With the setting being a small Indiana town in 1983 and the cause of Will's disappearance being linked to sightings of an alien-like monster, critics are calling this one the perfect combination of Stephen Spielberg and Stephen King, and rightfully so. (more...)

Bare Theatre Concludes "The War of the Roses" With Shakespeare's Notorious RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Following up on its critically-acclaimed summer production of the Henry VI plays, Bare Theatre concludes William Shakespeare's "War of the Roses" saga with Richard III at Sonorous Road, November 4 - 20, 2016. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE!, the one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up starring Josh Hyman, is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray, is back by popular demand to Jacksonville's Times-Union Center, Terry Theater January 12-14, 2017. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. (more...)

Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj Becomes New Artistic Director of New Freedom Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

New Freedom Theatre is pleased to announce the appointment of Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj as its new Artistic Director.  Maharaj, who had served as Guest Artistic Director last season, is only the fourth full-time artistic director in the company's fifty year history, following foundr John E. Allen, Jr., Robert E. Leslie and Walter Dallas. (more...)

The Bridge Initiative Announces Playwright Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

With a total submission tally of close to 170 plays and musicals, The Bridge Initiative has announced 40 plays as semifinalists for this year's new work contest. The semifinalists hail from as far away as Australia, as well as more than ten states, with four playwrights local to Arizona. (more...)

Horizon Theatre Company to Present THE SANTALAND DIARIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Returning for its 18th anniversary production, Atlanta's red-hot holiday sensation, The Santaland Diaries by award-winning satirist David Sedaris, will run November 18 -December 31 at Horizon Theatre Company. Wanderlust Atlanta says "your sides are going to hurt and your cheeks will be so sore after laughing and smiling for a solid 90 minutes!" This non-traditional, adult-only, Christmas comedy provides the perfect laughter-induced remedy to the holiday blues. (more...)

Scoop: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, November 10, 2016
by - Oct 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, airing on ABC on Thursday, November 10, 2016! (more...)

Sony/ATV Signs ABC Songwriter Martin Fry
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal with ABC songwriter and lead vocalist Martin Fry to represent the iconic British band's extensive back catalogue and their 2016 Top 10 album. (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tuesday, November 15, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, November 15, 2016! (more...)

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