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BWW's On This Day - March 29, 2017
by - Mar 29, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Hampstead Downstairs Original KISS ME Transfers to Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Multi-award winning writer Richard Bean's Kiss Me transfers to Trafalgar Studios after a sold out run at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs in 2016. Claire Lams (The King's Speech, Chichester Festival Theatre; The Little Mermaid, Bristol Old Vic; Routes, The Royal Court) and Ben Lloyd-Hughes (Future Conditional, Old Vic; Henry V, Michael Grandage Company; Jumpy, Duke of York's Theatre) reprise their roles. (more...)

World Premiere of Tony Nominee Glenn Slater and Wendy Wilf's BEATSVILLE Opens this May at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Dig this: Asolo Rep will proudly present the world premiere of BEATSVILLE: The Beatnik Musical, a co-production with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. BEATSVILLE has a book by Glenn Slater, a Grammy winner (Disney's Tangled), and Academy Award (Tangled), Emmy (ABC's Galavant), Golden Globe (Tangled) and three-time Tony Award nominee (School of Rock, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid), and the co-creator of Disney's worldwide smash hit Tangled. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Dancer & Designer John Sorensen-Jolink
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - Mar 29, 2017

Today's guest is John Sorensen-Jolink. John and I talk about his time at NYU and his relationships with the different choreographers he has worked with over the years. We also talk about John's company Coil and Drift and how dance has shaped his view as a furniture designer. As performers we have to have great discipline and I feel John has used that asset very well in his transition to becoming an entrepreneur. (more...)

New Shows On Sale Now at Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Belgrade Theatre has announced a selection of new shows to go on sale for 2017 which is turning out to be a show-stopping year, packed full of music, dance, laughter, drama and family fun. (more...)

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS & More Will Make a Stop at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

All aboard! The Hartford Stage 2017-18 Season barrels into town this fall with three gloriously colorful and vibrant classic titles, as well as three incisive and authentic looks at the human experience, according to Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts. (more...)

American Lyric Theater and The Morgan Library & Museum Present ALT Alumni in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

American Lyric Theater (ALT) and The Morgan Library & Museum present ALT Alumni: Composers & Librettists in Concert on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3pm at The Morgan Library & Museum in the Gilder Lehrman Hall, 225 Madison Avenue, NYC.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 2017 MAC AWARDS!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 29, 2017

The 2017 MAC Award winners were revealed last night at the 31st MAC Awards on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York City. Take a look at the full list of winners below! (more...)

'Over The Rainbow', THE WIZ Among Titles Added to National Recording Registry
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 29, 2017

Judy Garland's 'Over the Rainbow' Barbra Streisand's 'People' and the original cast album of Broadway's THE WIZ are among the 25 titles which will be preserved by the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry for 2016. (more...)

LONE STAR by James McClure to Open at Zephyr On Melrose
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

???????Elephant Theatre Company Artistic Director David Fofi directs James McClure's American classic bender Lone Star starring Christopher Jordan, Christopher Parker and Brian Foyster (more...)

Persian New Year Exhibition to Open at CPC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

In Iran, the Persian New Year is called Nowruz; now meaning new, and ruz meaning day. Nowruz is about the renewal of nature, and for 3000 years, it has been celebrated at the exact moment of the vernal equinox. Iranians decorate using the seven symbols of life and vitality called Haftsin. (more...)

LA's Most influential Elected Officials and Spiritual Leaders Gather In Unity
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

???????'Perhaps it is time that we stop focusing on the most powerful man in the world and start focusing on the most vulnerable individuals,' remarked Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti. (more...)

BWW Review: ADAM & EVE... AND STEVE, King's Head Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 29, 2017

Adam & Eve... and Steve has a bit of panto, a bit of the Edinburgh FRinge and a whole lot of great songs, but not quite the musical chops to reach its full potential. (more...)

2017 MAC Award Winners Revealed; Carol Woods, SPAMILTON Among Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The 2017 MAC Award winners were revealed at the 31st MAC Awards on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York City. Take a look at the full list of winners below! (more...)

Sydney Season Marks A Whole New World With Disney's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

It's been a whole new world for Disney's Aladdin as the multi-award winning hit Broadway musical has been seen by more than 450,000 people at Sydney's Capitol Theatre. (more...)

Bloodboy Delivers Punk Inspired Synth Pop Gem With 'Important To The World'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Bloodboy is the artistic identity of San Clemente, CA born, Los Angeles based Lexie Papilion, a powerhouse with post-bunk band origins, who's ready to take the world by storm with her fierce, fiery vocals and rebellious pop star attitude. (more...)

33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Celebrates Global Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press will present The 33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards celebrating the winners of the Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, honoring 12 writers and 12 illustrators from around the world in the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy. (more...)

BWW Blog: Keanna Irving - The King's Players Presents THE CRUCIBLE
by Guest Blogger: Keanna Irving - Mar 29, 2017

Strange things are happening in the bottom floor of an office building in New York City's Financial District.  (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, April 14, 2017
by - Mar 29, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN, airing on THE CW on Friday, April 14, 2017! (more...)

Fresno CityFest Press Conference set for March 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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Broadway Dreams to Return to Russia, Brazil for Second Year of Musical Theatre Intensives
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Broadway Dreams is going global, bringing its acclaimed brand of musical theatre intensives to Russia and Brazil for a second groundbreaKing year.  (more...)

Speakeasy Wows Audiences at Performing Arts San Antonio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Are you ready to take a fun, trip back to the Roaring Twenties and spend an evening in a gin joint during the prohibition era? If so, Speakeasy is the play for you. From start to finish, I was riveted. Most of the play is set during one eventful night in a bookstore by day and an afterhours gin joint run by the powerful, loving, and wild lady named Texas. There is singing, dancing, drinKing, and mobsters. (more...)

Round of Applause: Aurora Theatre Sets Stage for Action-Packed April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

As the April showers roll in, theatergoers of all ages can take cover and enjoy the many spring happenings at Aurora Theatre! Young thespians can soak up the sun with beach-themed theatre activities and camps, while adults unwind and escape with a multitude of performances, including The Bridges of Madison County or Pais de Bicicleta / Bicycle Country. In addition to theatrical entertainment and glee, Lawrenceville neighbors can grab a lawn chair and enjoy a one-night-only screening of Hairspray, The Broadway Musical. Rain or shine, Aurora Theatre guests can look forward to a spectacular April lineup! (more...)

Tower of Power, Sandra Bernhard, Capitol Steps & More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces horn-based soul band Tower of Power, the return of actress and comedian Sandra Bernhard for two performances, New Orleans-based The Dirty Dozen Brass Band on their 40th anniversary tour and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 30 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for EARLY LEARNER DAY at the Woodruff Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Alliance Theatre and High Museum of Art today announced Early Learner Day - an arts festival for the very young, April 22, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Woodruff Arts Center.  (more...)

BWW TV: T'Shan Williams and Sharon D. Clarke Duet on 'My Friend' from THE LIFE at Southwark Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2017

The hit Broadway musical The Life makes its long awaited London debut, directed by the show's original Broadway director, Michael Blakemore, at Southwark Playhouse for a strictly limited season now through 29 April 2017, with press night on 29 March. Watch  T'Shan Williams and Sharon D. Clarke perform 'My Friend' in the recording studio below! (more...)

Animal Planet Uveils 2017-18 Upfront Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Animal Planet unveiled its primetime programming slate for 2017-2018. The network's new and returning series will connect Animal Planet audiences with three programming themes (more...)

bergenPAC to Present THE HIT MEN: TIME TRAVEL TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Hit Men: Time Travel Tour-Friday, April 29, 2017 at 8 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hanna Theatre Playhouse Square presents HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

When his suspiciously widowed mother swiftly marries his uncle, amidst demands for revenge from his murdered father's ghost, the young prince Hamlet resolves that something is indeed 'rotten in the state of Denmark.' (more...)

Central Works 2017 Season Includes The Spring World Premiere of a Central Works Method Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Central Works spring production, Edward King by Gary Graves, is a new comedy based on a very old story. The production opens with a press night May 13th (previews May 11th &12th), running through Jun 11 at the historic Berkeley City Club. A new comedy about finding your roots, in Edward King a hard worKing couple hilariously confronts the hapless enmity of fate. Central Works World Premiere #55, Edward King was developed as a Central Works Method Play and is directed by Gary Graves with a cast that features John Patrick Moore (member AEA), Michelle Talgarow and Jan Zvaifler. Visit at http://centralworks.org/season/ (more...)

House Speak Paul Ryan to Discuss Health Care Bill on CBS THIS MORNING, Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan will sit down with CBS THIS MORNING co-host Norah O'Donnell today in Washington for his first television interview since he had to pull President Donald Trump's health care bill from the House floor. The extended interview will be broadcast Thursday, March 30 on CBS THIS MORNING (7:00-9:00 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

In a magical Kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful, young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.  Once she encounters Prince Eric, she strikes a bargain with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs.  But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull, and Sebastian the crab to restore order in the ocean's depths. (more...)

International Festival of Arts & Ideas Announces 2017 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas today announced complete details for Festival 2017, which will begin on June 3 and continues for three weeks through June 24 in New Haven, Connecticut.  (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway and Dr. Art Topilow in Concert with OVER THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

'Dr. Jazz' as the famous oncologist (Dr. Arthur Topilow) from Jersey Shore Medical Center is known will be accompanying one of the world's most celebrated jazz vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway in an all-Arlen concert on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC). (more...)

Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

What began as a 1970s rock opera concept album became a global stage phenomenon that captured seven Tony Award nominations and countless awards overseas in its 40-plus years. (more...)

High School Productions of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM, LES MISERABLES, BIG FISH Among Nominees for 2017 Shuler Hensley Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - in a live-streaming broadcast on GPB.org. (more...)

The Bickford Theatre to Mark 100th Anniversary of Scott Joplin's Death
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Scott Joplin, the King of Ragtime, died 100 years ago on April 1st and the Bickford Theatre pays homage to his memory with critically-acclaimed pianists Jeff Barnhart and Richard Dowling on Monday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

2017 Nominees Announced for Shuler Hensley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - in a live streaming broadcast on GPB.org. 35 public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards show is the culmination of a year-long professional development program, and will showcase the next generation of Georgia's musical theatre talent. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, the awards show will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) over its nine-station statewide television network live from Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 20, 2017 from 7-9 pm. (more...)

Acorn TV Secures Exclusive U.S. Premiere for 2 More Seasons British Dramedy DOC MARTIN
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

RLJ Entertainment's Acorn brand (RLJE) secures exclusive North American rights to two more seasons of smash hit dramedy DOC MARTIN from DRG. The series remains one of Acorn's bestselling series of all-time and a huge hit on its streaming service Acorn TV. Doc Martin stars BAFTA winner Martin Clunes in an uproarious lead performance as a tactless, self-centered, and uptight doctor in a quirky seaside town in Cornwall. Broadcast on ITV in the UK, Acorn TV will premiere Series 8, consisting of eight episodes, in fall/winter 2017. Subscribers can continue to watch the first seven series anytime on Acorn TV. Acorn TV subscribers will have even more ways to watch the next season, as the premier North American streaming service for world-class TV from Britain and beyond continues to expand its device and platform offering and is now available for Android through the Google Play store and Chromecast via its Android and iOS apps. (more...)

Two River Theater Announces Its 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup of productions for its 2017/18 Season. (more...)

Herb Alpert Foundation to Announce Five 2017 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts Recipients This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) will award the 23rd Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts to five exceptional mid–career artists, presented at a lunch hosted by the Herb Alpert Foundation in Santa Monica on May 19th, 2017. (more...)

BWW CD Review: Levi Kreis's BROADWAY AT THE KEYS is Stunning
by David Clarke - Mar 28, 2017

Consummate musician and Tony Award winner Levi Kreis has returned with a stunning new album that celebrates musical theater with BROADWAY AT THE KEYS. His signature gospel and blues inspired vocal stylings reverberate with joy and sincere heart across the album, allowing him to expose the emotional depth of each song with his sparkling arrangements. (more...)

THE KING AND I to Dance Into Chicago This Summer; Tickets on Sale This Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the Chicago premiere of The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE King AND I will go on sale Friday, March 31, 2017. (more...)

Liz Lerman Receives 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a prestigious honor that carries a $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to choreographer, performer, writer, educator, and speaker Liz Lerman in acknowledgement of her vision and outstanding contributions to the dance field.  Long ago dubbed the “Democrat of Dance” by Alan M. Kriegsman of The Washington Post, Lerman's extraordinary career of the past four decades includes a wide range of groundbreaKing work. Established in 2007, the Jacob's Pillow Dance Award's previous recipients include the legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham; MacArthur Fellows Michelle Dorrance and Kyle Abraham; and choreographer, performer, and artistic director Camille A. Brown, among others. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway and Dr. Art Topilow to Bring OVER THE RAINBOW to APAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

'Dr. Jazz' as the famous oncologist (Dr. Arthur Topilow) from Jersey Shore Medical Center is known will be accompanying one of the world's most celebrated jazz vocalists Ann Hampton Callaway in an all-Arlen concert on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC). (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Month for Orpheum's 2017-18 Season, Featuring THE KING AND I, FINDING NEVERLAND and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

On Monday, April 3, season ticket packages will go on sale to the public for the Orpheum Theatre's 2017-2018 Broadway Season. The subscription series includes Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE King AND I, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, FINDING NEVERLAND, THE COLOR PURPLE, and SOMETHING ROTTEN! (more...)

Freddie Jackson's New Album is Sending Out Love Signals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

For urban contemporary listeners and music critics alike; there is no doubt which R&B artists deserve a place among the greatest of all time. (more...)

Pulitzer-Winning Drama DISGRACED to Tour Universities, High Schools in China This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The most produced play in America in 2015-16, Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer-winning drama Disgraced will tour universities and high schools in China under the direction of Timothy Douglas from April 3 to 30, produced by Ping Pong Productions with grants from the Henry Luce Foundation and the U.S. Embassy in China as well as major support from Chinese hosts and other local partners. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE LIFE at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The hit Broadway musical The Life makes its long awaited London debut, directed by the show's original Broadway director, Michael Blakemore, at Southwark Playhouse for a strictly limited season now through 29 April 2017, with press night on 29 March. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Al Pacino & Robert De Niro Star In HEAT Arriving on Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD 5/9
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Oscar® winners Al Pacino* and Robert De Niro** both drive one of the most powerful and complex crime dramas of all time - four-time Oscar nominee Michael Mann's*** 1995 classic HEAT, arriving in an all-new Director's Definitive Edition May 9 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. (more...)

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