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Nashville-Area Auditions Listings 5/31/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 31, 2016

Theaters and production companies throughout Middle Tennessee are looKing for directors, crew members and cast members for several upcoming productions, including Peter and the Starcatcher at Dickson's Renaissance Players, directed by Bradley Moore, and Circle Players' Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Jason Lewis. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/31/16- THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2016

Today in 1982, a return engagement of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas opened at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, where it ran for 63 performances. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a musical with a book by Texas author Larry L. King and Peter Masterson and music and lyrics by Carol Hall. It is based on a story by King that was inspired by the real-life Chicken Ranch in La Grange, Texas. The original Broadway production was directed by Peter Masterson and Tommy Tune and choreographed by Tune and Thommie Walsh. It opened on June 19, 1978 at the 46th Street Theatre and ran for 1,584 performances. (more...)

BWW Review: SOCIETY OF DANCE HISTORY SCHOLARS' Special Topics Conference
by Melia Kraus-har - May 31, 2016

With over fifty presenters, conference attendees engaged in a vibrant discourse on ballet structure, technique(s), and form; race; gender; and, sustainability at New York University's Center for Ballet and the Arts and Barnard College, Columbia University. (more...)

Funimation Entertainment Acquires Exclusive Rights to First Japanese Feature-Length Anime Film MOMOTARO, SACRED SAILORS
by Movies News Desk - May 31, 2016

Funimation Entertainment is proud to announce its acquisition of the restored edition of Mitsuyo Seo's MOMOTARO, SACRED SAILORS the first feature-length animated film produced in Japan. (more...)

Eric Herman and the Thunder Puppies Rock N' Roll for Families with Two Free Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Award-winning family musician and YouTube favorite, Eric Herman will rock around the clock -- or at least, throughout the morning -- with two free rock 'n' roll shows for Seattle area families in June. (more...)

The Moving Art Collective to Bring Two Shows to Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The Moving Art Collective, a movement-based theatre ensemble will showcase two shows, Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis and Thirteen's Spring, both directed by Fernando Belo at the Hollywood Fringe Festival beginning June 3rd 2016. (more...)

Max Lisa to Release 'Road to Heaven' 6/3; Single Taylor Swift (Smile) Already Charting
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Fans of country music will want to circle the date of June 3 on their calendar as the singer/songwriter/guitarist Max Lisa will release his studio album that day, titled Road to Heaven. (more...)

Natalie Anderson, Michael Greco and More Set for EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL, July 16 - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The full cast for ExposureThe Musical - Life Through A Lens are David Albury (Jimmy), NatalieAnderson (Tara), Andy Barke (Ensemble), Rhiannon Duncan(Lust/Ensemble), Zeph Gould (CEO/Sloth/Ensemble), Michael Greco(Miles Mason), Kurt Kansley (Jimmy's Father/Envy/Ensemble), StevieMahoney (Ensemble), Niamh Perry (Pandora), Cassie Rogers(Ensemble), Lauren Stroud (Ensemble), Jahrel Thomas (AidWorker/Gluttony/Ensemble), Manny Tsakanika(Ensemble) and Ella-RoseWhitehouse (Ensemble). (more...)

Photo Flash: SIDEWAYS Opens Tonight at St James Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

The European premiere of Rex Pickett's acclaimed comedy SIDEWAYS opens tonight at St James Theatre, directed by David Grindley, for a limited run until July 9. The cast features Daniel Weyman (Miles), Simon Harrison (Jack), Ellie Piercy (Maya), Beth Cordingly (Terra), Anne Kavanagh(Phyllis/Evelyn), Kirsten Hazel Smith (Rosie/Victoria) and Daniel Barry (Chris/Daryl). (more...)

Full Cast Announced for EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL at St James Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

The full cast has been announced for Exposure The Musical - Life Through A Lens. It runs at St. James Theatre, for a limited season, from 16 July until 27 August 2016, with press night on Thursday 28 July 2016.  (more...)

2015 Fred Ebb Award Winner MY HEART IS THE DRUM to Receive Presentation Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Stacey Luftig and Phillip Palmer, winners of the 2015 Fred Ebb Award, will present an invitation only showcase of their acclaimed work MY HEART IS THE DRUM on Monday, June 6th at 5 PM at the York Theatre (619 Lexington Avenue at East 54th Street, New York City)   (more...)

Destination America to Premiere All-New Series GHOSTS OF SHEPHERDSTOWN, 6/12
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2016

The six-part television event GHOSTS OF SHEPHERDSTOWN premieres Sunday, June 12 at 10/9c on Destination America. (more...)

WAM Theatre to Host Reading of THE OREGON TRAIL, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

WAM Theatre has announced the cast for the third in their 2016 Fresh Takes Play Reading Series, The Oregon Trail by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Estefania Fadul. The reading will take place on Sunday, June 19 at 3 pm at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot Street in West Stockbridge, MA. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Bogart, Whitney Bashor & More in Off-Broadway's HIMSELF AND NORA
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Himself and Nora, a new musical with book, music, and lyrics by Jonathan Brielle is currently in previews at the Minetta Lane Theatre. Directed by Michael Bush, produced by Cherie King and executive produced by R. Erin Craig, Himself and Nora will officially open on June 6th. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Scoop: UNCLE BUCK on ABC - Tuesday, June 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 31, 2016

Get all the scoop on UNCLE BUCK, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 14, 2016! (more...)

Lockheed Martin, Arabsat and KACST Achieve Significant Milestone on Arabsat 6A and Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 Satellite Production
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

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FSLC and Subway Cinema Announce Full Line Up for 15th New York Asian Film Festival
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announced today the complete lineup for the 15th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 22 to July 5 at the Film Society (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for WILD at Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

'Let me tell you, now you're in the club, that it's important to keep a sense of humour, because things are going to get, now and for the rest of your life, extremely difficult.' Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Mike Bartlett's darkly comic new play WILD, directed by James Macdonald. WILD explores the unexpected, bewildering, and life-changing consequences of challenging the status quo at a global level. As the State grows more powerful because of technology, and technology grows more powerful because of the State, where do the self-appointed protectors of the rights of the citizen stand? Heroes? Or traitors? (more...)

Main Street Theater Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Main Street Theater's (MST) 2016 - 2017 Season will be a groundbreaKing season for the veteran company, featuring the theatrical event of Wolf Hall, numerous regional premieres, a poignant look at what the world looks like to a child on the spectrum, and MST's first performances with accommodations for children with learning differences.  (more...)

Amy Klein Shares Poetic Punk Cut 'Yes Men', Debut Solo LP 'Fire' Out 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Critically lauded poet and songwriter from New Jersey, Amy Klein, will release her debut solo venture Fire June 10 via Don Giovanni Records. (more...)

TUTS to Stage Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST & WEST SIDE STORY This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) invites audiences to fall in love this summer with Disney's Beauty and the Beast & West Side Story, running July 6 - August 20, 2016 at Stanley Park's picturesque Malkin Bowl. On alternating evenings, audiences will be swept away by these classic love stories - one, a beloved fairytale brimming with magic and mystery, and the other an electrifying story of forbidden love in the unforgiving streets of 1950's New York.  (more...)

Tobias Picker Appointed As Artistic Director of Tulsa Opera
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

Tulsa Opera, one of the nation's most veteran regional opera companies and an historic incubator of rising vocal talent, has appointed Tobias Picker as its new Artistic Director effective June 1, 2016.  Picker, who has been hailed by The Wall Street Journal as 'our finest composer for the lyric stage,' will collaborate with General Director/CEO Greg Weber on overall artistic vision for the company, selection of repertoire and production teams, and casting of singers. (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS - Summer Premiere on FREEFORM - Tuesday, June 21, 2016
by - May 31, 2016

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS - Summer Premiere, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, June 21, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: Mad Horse Theatre's Chekhov Adaptation Marries Existential Angst and Mordent Wit
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - May 31, 2016

South Portland's Mad Horse Theatre closed out its season with a prickly and provocative production of Aaron Posner's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull - Stupid F**King Bird - a contemporary "deconstruction" which brilliantly mines the inherent humor as well as the aching ennui of the Russian playwright. Tautly paced by director Christopher Price, the excellent cast gives an immediacy to the play, which Chekhov, himself, actually called a "comedy in four acts." (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH - The Dark Tale Shines Bright at OTSL!
by Steve Callahan - May 31, 2016

Opera Theatre of St. Louis continues its forty-first season with another remarkably fine production-Verdi's Macbeth. (more...)

GROET DIE GROTHELD Set to Conquer Pretoria's Atterbury Theatre on 3 June
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Lefra Productions has a brand new 'caveman production' for South Africa. In the tradition of DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN, for which Lefra Productions holds a South African theatre record with a run of more than 10 years with over 1 000 performances, GROET DIE GROTHELD will see Cobus Venter on stage in the title role. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Leslie Odom Jr. Reveals Secret Singing Talent, Talks New Jazz Album
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2016

HAMILTON star Leslie Odom Jr. stopped by Friday night's TONIGHT SHOW and demonstrated how he avoids burping while singing in the middle of the hit Broadway hip hop musical. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/30/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 31, 2016

Summertime is here, what with Memorial Day and all that it encompasses, and we can think of no better seasonal activity than taKing in some local theater. No matter where you are in the Volunteer State, Tennessee theater companies are ready and willing to help transport you to a different world, another time and place where your life can be is transformed magically on a stage very near you! (more...)

Nominees Announced for the 37th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards
by Alan Henry - May 30, 2016

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) today announced the date, creative team, host and venue for the 37th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the awards show and party that celebrates extraordinary Toronto talent in the performing arts. Dora Awards Producer Jacoba Knaapen announced that the much-anticipated event will take place on Monday, June 27 and that it will, for the third time in a row, be held under the stars at Harbourfront Centre. Tickets go on sale May 31. (more...)

BWW Review & Exclusive: 'Curtain Call' Takes Readers Backstage at London's Best Theatre with Glorious Photos, Interviews
by Matt Tamanini - May 30, 2016

In the new, epic book 'Curtain Call: A Year Backstage in London Theatre,' photographer Matt Humphrey and actor/director John Schwab take audiences behind the scenes of 60 of London's best shows in 2015, and uniquely and elegantly capture the electricity that makes live theatre so special. (more...)

Film company Weta Workshop expands Aspera deployment to handle large 3D and video file transfers for concept design and practical effects
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2016

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Broadway By Design: David Korins & Paul Tazewell Bring HAMILTON from Page to Stage
by Nicole Rosky - May 30, 2016

In our new series, Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld will be shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Tony nominees David Korins and Paul Tazewell, who acted as scenic and costume designers for Broadway's smash hit, HAMILTON. (more...)

BWW Recap: 'Blood of My Blood' Returns on GAME OF THRONES
by Jessica Naftaly - May 30, 2016

We're over halfway done with this season of Game of Thrones, and last night's episode entitled “Blood of My Blood” should have probably been called “Home” (the title of Episode 2), considering more characters were reconnected with their past, began to discern who they are at the core versus who they are expected to be, as well as some literally returning home. However, we did get our mandatory dragon shot! Finally we found out where Summer's CGI budget went! Subsequently, we did get a lot of general plot development this week! Yay! Things happened! Arya was able to move past her stick training, Sam and Gilly got to their destination, we saw the return of two long gone uncles, and Jaime was forced out of the Kingsguard and into his book location! (more...)

BEATLES BACK2BACK Back On Stage in Adelaide
by Marianka Swain - May 30, 2016

The Beatles have been a part of the soundtrack of the last four generations.  Whether you're 60 or 20, odds are that there is at least one Beatles' song on your iPod and that it's from Abbey Roador Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.  (more...)

Barn Stage Company Announces Cast of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016

Presented by The Barn Stage Company, the 2016 Summer Series opens in July with the Tony Award-winning play, Peter And The Starcatcher! The show runs Thursday-Sunday for three weekends at The Truax Building in Old Town Temecula. This production comes to Temecula for the first time! An Inland Empire Premiere! Peter And The Starcatcher will be directed by J. Scott Lapp, with Movement by Chelsea Nicole and Musical Direction by Leigh Sutherlin. (more...)

Chef Joseph's Celebrates Summer with New Late Night Music Series
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016

Chef Joseph's at The Connoisseur Room is honored to be in the 2016 Top 10 locations for Jazz in Indianapolis.  To celebrate, we are pleased to announce our newest addition to our Live, Local entertainment schedule.  June is busting out all over at Chef Joseph's!  Beginning in June, we will add additional hours to our already busy schedule.  Late night shows will be presented on Thursday and Friday evenings from 11pm - 2am. We will be featuring Jan & Casey's Groove Machine, the Charlie Balentine Trio, King Crabb, Ferris, the Yeager Swing Quartet, the James Knott Trio, Cozy Myers, Xenobia Green, Nancy Moore, Matthew Houghland, Yvonne Allu and Company and much more!   (more...)

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by BWW - May 29, 2016

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by BWW - May 29, 2016

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BEATLES BACK2BACK Tour to Return to Australia This August
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016

The Beatles have been a part of the soundtrack of the last four generations.  Whether you're 60 or 20, odds are that there is at least one Beatles' song on your iPod and that it's from Abbey Road or Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. They are quite simply the two most iconic albums of rock's golden age. First presented in 2011 to full houses and unprecedented acclaim a national tour of BEATLES BACK2BACK featuring these 2 albums performed back to back and track by track live on stage will return this August. (more...)

New Lease of Life for Old Folks Home
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016

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BWW Flashback: TUCK EVERLASTING Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - May 29, 2016

TUCK EVERLASTING plays its final performance today, Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7:30pm after playing 28 previews and 39 regular performances at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th St.).TUCK EVERLASTING began previews March 31 and officially opened on April 26, 2016. BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at TUCK EVERLASTING's journey on Broadway! (more...)

BWW Review: Disney Premieres Gorgeous FROZEN - LIVE AT THE HYPERION
by Ellen Dostal - May 29, 2016

Frozen fans will be ecstatic with the way Disney has re-imagined its much-loved blockbuster film for the stage, now that the doors to FROZEN - LIVE AT THE HYPERION are open on the Hollywood backlot of Disney California Adventure. And with its stunning state-of-the-art visual technology and heart-opening theatricality, it's safe to say that even Uncle Walt would be proud of his studio's latest creation. (more...)

BWW Review: Stew and Heidi Rodewald Preach On Black Music For White Audiences in THE TOTAL BENT
by Michael Dale - May 29, 2016

Vondie Curtis Hall and Ato Blankson-Wood play father and son singers swimming through the mainstream. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of FROZEN - LIVE AT THE HYPERION!
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2016

FROZEN LIVE AT THE HYPERION, a new theatrical adaptation based on Disney's animated blockbuster film, opened yesterday, May 27 at the Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure Park in Southern California. Watch a preview of the new stage show below! (more...)

Watch HAMILTON Stars Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom, Jr. on Late Night Shows
by Louisa Brady - May 28, 2016

Last night, two of HAMILTON's Tony-nominated stars, Leslie Odom, Jr. and Daveed Diggs, made appearances on late night shows at 11:35pm. Odom Jr. spoke with Jimmy Fallon, giving him juicy details about his own experience in the audience of HAMILTON, while Diggs chatted with Stephen Colbert about how Jefferson managed to plant so many crops all by himself. Check out their two appearances below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE KING AND I, AMERICAN PSYCHO, and More Take Saturday Intermission Pics
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2016

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's edition features a backstage moment under the mistletoe with AMERICAN PSYCHO, Ashley Park with Justin Bieber, and more! (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD with Sean Hayes Begins Previews Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2016

Tony nominee and Emmy winner Sean Hayes returns to Broadway as God himself in a limited 14-week engagement of the hit comedy An Act of God at the Booth Theatre, beginning tonight, May 28, 2016. David Javerbaum's comedy returns to New York after launching the 2015-2016 Broadway season in a sold-out, critically acclaimed run and a second Godly successful run starring Sean Hayes in Los Angeles. (more...)

Activision Blizzard Announces Launch of New Call of Duty: Black Ops III Calling Cards to Support Veteran Hiring
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

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Lesli Margherita, Bebe Neuwirth, and More Celebrate with BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE on 6/20
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

On Monday, June 20, 2016, non for profit BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE will premiere their 6th anniversary benefit concert in New York City at the JCC Manhattan! This milestone event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, special celebrity guests and more! The show will honor the Tyler Clementi Foundation and AIDS pioneer and activist Ruth Coker Burks. Broadway Sings for Pride, is a multiple award-wining is a non-for-profit organization that brings together Broadway talent, activists and celebrities to educate the public, raise awareness of the needs of LGBTQ youth, and support these young people so that they may reach their full potential. (more...)

5TH ANNUAL BLUMEY AWARDS: Recognizes Excellence in High School Theater
by Quinn Austin - May 27, 2016

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