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Mylan World Team Tennis Begins Sunday on ESPN3, Finals Live on ESPN2
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) season begins Sunday, July 31, with 15 matches on ESPN3, concluding with the finals live on ESPN2 on Friday, Aug. 26. T (more...)

TV favourites Paul Nicholls and Jack Ellis Star in THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Paul Nicholls (Eastenders), Jack Ellis (Bad Girls) and Ben Onwukwe (London's Burning) will star in the 2016 UK Tour of The Shawshank Redemption. Following its hugely successful launch last year, Bill Kenwright's new production of The Shawshank Redemption embarks on a national tour for 2016 coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow from Monday 21 until Saturday 26 November. (more...)

Scoop: Disney XD - August Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jul 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on Disney XD - August Programming Highlights (more...)

Tim Parks Releases THE SCHEME OF THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Tim Parks, a celebrity journalist, freelance writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Scheme of Things': a passionately crafted work that portrays the beauty in secrets and the deceit in lies. This book explores the emotional roller-coaster one goes through with sexual identity. This story depicts the life of Henry Dodge and his struggle to confront and overcome his social fears. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Marni Nixon
by Walter McBride - Jul 28, 2016

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier this week, Marni Nixon, perhaps best known for dubbing the singing voices of the leading actresses in films, including THE King AND I, WEST SIDE STORY and MY FAIR LADY, passed away from breast cancer on July 24th. She was 86. (more...)

BWW Review: SPUNK - A Wonderful Celebration In The Key of the Blues
by Lynn Beaver - Jul 28, 2016

SPUNK, three tales by Zora Neale Hurston, adapted for the stage by George C. Wolfe, produced by Spectrum Theatre Company and currently playing at Austin Playhouse, is an evening filled with laughter, love and the blues. (more...)

Mel Gibson Drama Among Lineup for 73rd Annual Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The line up for the 73rd Venice Film Festival was announced today. Among the films to be featured will be entries directed by Denis Villeneuve, Pablo Larrain, Derek Cianfrance, Tom Ford, and Terrence Malick. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Jerri Shafer - Jul 28, 2016

Join the Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre as they take the stage this July to perform Disney's 'The Little Mermaid.' This captivating musical is sure to be fun for the whole family! (more...)

Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for BLACK MIRROR, GILMORE GIRLS & More
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, today announced premiere dates for eight upcoming series that span documentary, drama and comedy, including: Chef's Table: France; Joe Swanberg's Easy; The Ranch; Lovesick (fka Scrotal Recall); Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life; Captive; Beat Bugs (S2); One Day at a Time; and Black Mirror. (more...)

Matt Grinter Wins 2016 Papatango New Writing Prize; ORCA Set for Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Papatango today announces Matt Grinter wins the 8th annual New Writing Prize for his play Orca which will receive its world premiere at the Southwark Playhouse in November 2016 and be published by Nick Hern Books. (more...)

West End Stars Join The Mayor To Spread The Message That #LondonIsOpen
by Edward Baker - Jul 28, 2016

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today trod the boards in the capital's West End as world-renowned shows and big international stars lent their support to his campaign to remind the world that London is open to creativity and talent. (more...)

Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis And Ben Onwukwe To Star In The 2016 UK Tour Of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
by Edward Baker - Jul 28, 2016

Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis and Ben Onwukwe will star in the 2016 UK Tour of The Shawshank Redemption. Following a hugely successful 2015 tour, Bill Kenwright's production, inspired by the classic film and based on the short novel by Stephen King, begins performances 31st August at Theatre Royal Windsor. (more...)

Insight Becomes First to Join Concur Solution Program Provider
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

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BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY SESSIONS Loves Jason Robert Brown!
by Ben Cameron - Jul 27, 2016

I remember the first time I heard Songs For a New World. Mind. Blown. Melodic like Andrew Lloyd Webber, cerebral like Sondheim. Perfect. Of course now, Jason Robert Brown is a living legend and one of the most prolific theatre composers in history. (more...)

Acrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces programming for the 2016-17 season featuring internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, comedy, and jazz; family shows as part of the Family Discovery Series, returning favorites, the best of touring Broadway, and more! (more...)

Second Stage Uptown Extends Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Second Stage Theatre 2016 Uptown Series' production of ENGAGEMENTS has been extended by one week and will now play through Saturday, August 20. (more...)

BWW Review: Find Your Grail at the Athens Theater's SPAMALOT
by Libby Champion - Jul 27, 2016

Based on the quintessential British comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the Athens Theater's production of SPAMALOT will have you not only crying of laughter, but wishing you could see it again and again. Whether you're the number one Monty Python fan in your family and know every line of the film, or this is your first dive into the quirky and over-the-top humor of Python, the show's wit, tenacity, and outstanding musical numbers leave something for everyone to enjoy. (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth & More Broadway Stars Perform 'Fight Song' for Hillary
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Actors, musicians and Broadway stars including Kristin Chenoweth, Billy Porter, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ben Platt, and Idina Menzel are featured in an all-new cover of Rachel Platten's 'Fight Song' (more...)

Photo Flash: New Parody Posters for freeFall's PIRATES OF PENZANCE (in Space!)
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

freeFall once again brings Gilbert and Sullivan to Tampa Bay audiences with a hilarious new adaptation of THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE opening August 6 and running through September 4. Penzance: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Pirate ship Tarantula. BroadwayWorld has a look at two parody posters for the show below! (more...)

Microbial Discovery Group Announces Expansion Efforts for 2017-2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

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THE LITTLE MERMAID to Open This August at Mercury Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Encouraging all to follow their hearts, dreams, and voices to find true happiness, Mercury Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of one of Disney's classic and most heartwarming musicals: The Little Mermaid, August 5-20, 2016. (more...)

The Latino Theater Company to Preview A MEXICAN TRILOGY This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Latino Theater Company will offer an advance look at its upcoming epic presentation of A Mexican Trilogy: An American Story with a series of free public events set to take place at venues in Whittier, Boyle Heights, Santa Monica and Hollywood. (more...)

Leslie Jones Among Celebs Set for Next MATCH GAME on ABC
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

It's an hour of _______ inducing bawdiness during an all-new MATCH GAME airing SUNDAY, AUGUST 7 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

PTP/NYC to Host Special CARTOONISTS SPEAK! Event After NO END OF BLAME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project) announces an exciting new special event as a capstone of their 30th season celebration, CARTOONISTS SPEAK!, which will take place on Friday, August 5 at 9:45pm, immediately following their performance of Howard Barker's NO END OF BLAME at The Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

Louis Cancelmi Replaces Injured David Harbour in the Public's TROILUS AND CRESSIDA; Opening Pushed Back
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that Louis Cancelmi, last seen as Caliban in the Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tempest, has joined the company of TROILUS AND CRESSIDA as Achilles. He is replacing David Harbour who suffered an injury during previews and will be unable to complete the run. The new press opening will now be Tuesday, August 9. (more...)

First Look: Bravo Presents Dramatic 2-Night SHAHS OF SUNSET Reunion, Beg. 8/2
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Bravo Media's SHAHS OF SUNSET offers a compelling two-part reunion starting Tuesday, August 2 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Guests Who Book 2017/18 Cruises with Holland America Line's Popular Explore4 Promotion Receive Four Enticing Offers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

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Segerstrom Center's Cabaret Series Opens with Broadway's Leading Lady Betty Buckley
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts with her new show, Story Songs, October 27 - 29 in Samueli Theater. A renowned interpreter with an eclectic taste for songs from all genres, Buckley will share a collection of tunes by Radiohead as well as theater greats Stephen Schwartz and Jason Robert Brown. The evening will also include works by members of the new generation of exciting young theater composers, Joe Iconis and Ben Toth. Buckley will be joined by her long time Musical Director and arranger, jazz pianist Christian Jacob. (more...)

Photo Flash: See Orsini, Connolly, Campion & Armand in Costume for LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the final offering in the 2016 Summer Shakespeare Festival: William Shakespeare's unabashed celebration of innocence, idealism, and the sweet folly of young love, Love's Labor's Lost, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. This delightful romantic comedy will run August 14 - September 18, 2016, in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 14 - 19. Opening night is Saturday, August 20 at 8:00 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a peek at the company below! (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents EXIT THE KING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) continues its 54th season with what is considered to be Eugene Ionesco's crowning masterpiece, Exit the King. Performances begin August 10 and continue through August 28 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. Tickets and subscriptions can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600or going online at shakespearenj.org. (more...)

Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Finds New 'Fruma-Sarah'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Producers have announced that Fiddler on the Roof's Jessica Vosk will haunt Tevye's last dream on Sunday, August 7th, and Wicked's, Dee Roscioli will assume the role of Fruma-Sarah beginning Thursday, August 11th at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway, at 53rd Street). (more...)

Shakespeare's Hamlet Opens July 29 in Santa Cruz
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is proud to present Hamlet by William Shakespeare, the second play in its 2016 repertory season. One of Shakespeare's most popular tragedies, Hamlet opens on Friday, July 29, 2016, at 8:00 pm in its new home, The Audrey Stanley Grove at DeLaveaga Park in Santa Cruz. Performances run throughAugust 28, 2016.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Danza Debuts STANDARDS & STORIES at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 27, 2016

Beloved stage and screen star Tony Danza (TV's 'Taxi' & 'Who's The Boss'; Broadway's Honeymoon In Vegas) and his band made their first of 6 performances at Feinstein's/54 Below last night and BroadwayWorld was there. Tony Danza: Standards & Stories will play six performances only: July 26, 27, August 9, September 8 & 9 at 7pm and August 10 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Warner Theatre Announces Its 2016-17 Met Opera Live in HD Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Warner Theatre is excited to announce its 2016-17 Met Opera: Live in HD Season, featuring 10 operas, 5 new to the series, and 2 encores, streaming live from the Met. A complimentary pre-opera lecture will be offered to all ticketholders in the Nancy Marine Studio Lobby for 45 minutes of pre-opera information and entertainment, 2 hours before broadcast. Full and Half Season Subscriptions are available. (more...)

Justin Guarini, Michele Ragusa and Euan Morton to Lead New Musical CAKE OFF at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Broadway, television and film star Justin Guarini returns to Bucks County Playhouse when he joins Tony nominee Euan Morton, Barrymore winner Michele Ragusa and newcomer Aidan J. Lawrence at Bucks County Playhouse for 'Cake Off,' a new musical by Sheri Wilner, Julia Jordan and Adam Gwon. 'Cake Off', directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, will preview on August 19, with opening night August 20 and run through September 10, 2016. (more...)

The Play Company to Stage Christopher Chen's CAUGHT This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Executive Producer Lauren Weigel, is pleased present the New York premiere of Christopher Chen's Caught (August 17-September 17), the final production in the company's 15th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Prospect Theater Company's ARCHETYPE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, presents ARCHETYPE, a collection of six new mini-musicals, the culminating production of Prospect's 2016 Musical Theater Lab (the company's 10th lab production). ARCHETYPE will play from July 27 - 31 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street @ 1st Ave., NYC). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Exclusive Breaking News: Disney to Film NEWSIES Live in August; Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay to Return
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Now IS the time to seize the day! BroadwayWorld has learned that Disney will film NEWSIES this August, at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Returning for the filming will be original Broadway cast members Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay. The production, currently on tour plays the Pantages from Aug. 30, 2016 - Sept. 4, 2016. There is no word yet if the production is headed towards the big or small screen, or who else might be joining or re-joining the cast for the filming. (more...)

BWW Review: Gilbert and Sullivan's PRINCESS IDA - Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make History
by Guest Blogger: Gary Laird - Jul 27, 2016

'Gilbert and Sullivan?', you might say. 'Who are they? What are their last names? Are they some kind of alternative rock band, or perhaps a rap duo?' (more...)

FogHorn Systems Expands Executive Management Team
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

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BWW Review: JACKIE THE MUSICAL, King's Theatre, Glasgow, 26 July 26 2016
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 27, 2016

Once there was a time with no mobiles, no online dating and no Facebook, when teenage girls waited with bated breath by the letterbox for their weekly issue of Jackie Magazine. In Jackie The Musical we revisit those heady days, and tell the story of a recent divorcee who seeks advice once more from the pages of her old Jackie annuals. (more...)

CMT Greenlights Season Two of Hit Comedy STILL THE KING
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

CMT today announced a 13-episode second season pickup of its hit series STILL THE King, starring Billy Ray Cyrus, Joey Lauren Adams and Madison Iseman. (more...)

BWW Review: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, Palace Theatre, 27 July 2016
by Marianka Swain - Jul 27, 2016

During the recent Ghostbusters furore, enraged opponents claimed the movie would ruin their childhood. As someone who grew up with the Harry Potter book series - preparing for GCSEs while the characters stressed over O.W.L.s - I can happily declare that this affectionate, spellbinding work only enhances that treasured experience. It's both nostalgic and thrillingly new, a smartly crafted love letter to J.K. Rowling's invention and to theatre itself. (more...)

BWW Interview: Debut of the Month - THE LION KING's Newest 'Nala' Adrienne Walker
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 27, 2016

Today, Adrienne Walker speaks exclusively to BWW about maKing her Broadway debut in the Tony Award winning show and explains why her casting 'just kind of swept me off my feet!' (more...)

San Diego Repertory Theatre Presents the World Premiere Production of MANIFEST DESTINITIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) presents the world premiere of 'Manifest Destinitis,' an Early California adaptation of Moliere's 'The Imaginary Invalid' from Culture Clash founding member and REP Playwright in Residence Herbert Siguenza. The brand new comedy, directed by REP Co-Founder and Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse opens San Diego REP's 41st season. The show's run begins on Thursday, September 15, 2016 and plays through Sunday, October 9, 2016 with an opening night on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Lyceum Space Theatre at San Diego REP in Horton Plaza. (more...)

New Festival Dedicated to Fighting Islamophobia
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

GOOD WORKS PRODUCTIONS in association with AIZZAH FATIMA proudly present the premiere of The Lady Liberty Theater Festival, featuring Aizzah Fatima's critically-acclaimed solo show Dirty Paki Lingerie, presented alongside two short plays by Monica Bauer: Lady Liberty's Worst Day Ever and No Irish Need Apply. The three week limited engagement will take place at Urban Stages (259 West 30th Street, New York, NY 10001) from Wednesday, September 7th through Sunday, September 25th, 2016. On Sunday, September 11th, 2016 the festival will present a day of free staged readings that focus on the Muslim experience in America. Tickets range from $15.00 - $30.00, for more information visit www.ladylibertyfestival.com (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Presents the Hilarious Comedy MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents Moonlight and Magnolias, the hilarious fly on the wall comedy by Ron Hutchinson about how the most iconic film in Hollywood history almost didn't get made. Directed by Stephanie A. Coltrin, this production features the same principal cast members from her critically acclaimed staging of Moonlight and Magnolias at Hermosa Beach Playhouse in 2010. Just in time for the 80th anniversary of Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, 'Gone With the Wind,' Rubicon brings this wildly funny, behind-the-scenes farce to Ventura on Saturday, September 3 at 7:00 p.m. with an after party to follow atThe Greek Mediterranean Steak & Seafood. Previews are August 31, Sept. 1 and 2. The show runs through September 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Supports Orlando at FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE; Go Inside the Concert!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert for Orlando brought together some of Broadway's biggest stars last night to support the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida, Hope and Help Center and Zebra Coalition. The benefit concert, which sold out within two hours of tickets going on-sale, took place at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Tony Winner Renee Elise Goldsberry Joins Oprah Winfrey in HBO's THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

According to BlackFilm, Tony winner and Hamilton star Renee Elise Goldsberry will join previously announced Oprah Winfrey in HBO Films' THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, based on Rebecca Skloot's critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name. DGA winner, Emmy® nominee and veteran Broadway director-producer George C. Wolfe (Broadway's SHUFFLE ALONG, HBO's 'Lackawanna Blues'; Tony winner for 'Angels in America') will direct from his screenplay. (more...)

Portland Shakespeare Project & Proscenium Journal Host Second Annual PROSCENIUM LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Offering different plays every night from five outstanding playwrights, Portland Shakespeare Project and Proscenium Journal will host the second annual Proscenium Live Festival of New Work, from August 18 to 21 on Artists Repertory Theatre's Alder Stage. (more...)

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