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Biggest Ever Festive Programme Of Relaxed Performances At Festival And King's Theatres Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Festival City Theatres Trust, Which Runs The Festival And King's Theatres, Is Delighted To Announce Its Full Programme Of Relaxed Performances For Audiences Of All Ages For The 2016/17 Festive Season. (more...)

Brooklyn Rapper Maino Announces Canadian Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Brooklyn rapper Maino has announced a Canadian tour throughout January 2017 with ten cities confirmed and more being added. Maino is touring in support of his new single 'Rest In Peace' and his new mixtape with Uncle Murda 'Yellow Tape: King Kong & Godzilla'. (more...)

BWW Review: THE NUTCRACKER at Kansas City Ballet
by Alan Portner - Dec 7, 2016

Lavish settings and sumptuous music frame classic story (more...)

Ailey's Five Week Holiday Season Continues
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's five-week engagement at New York City Center continues this week with the world premiere of MacArthur "Genius" Kyle Abraham's Untitled America on Wednesday, December 7th. (more...)

Lazarus Theatre Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Returns for a Strictly Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

A girl must make a choice… to take the child and run, or leave him behind in the fury of civil war.  (more...)

by Frank Benge - Dec 7, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA is a 2013 Tony Award winning stage adaptation of the 1957 musical for television starring Julie Andrews, with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. The new book by Douglas Carter Beane is based partly on Hammerstein's original 1957 book. The piece was remade twice for television, once in 1965 and again in 1997, and was adapted for the stage in various versions prior to the 2013 Broadway adaptation. The 2013 score features several Rodgers and Hammerstein songs that weren't in any previous version, including one trunk song originally written for, but eventually cut from, South Pacific. The new songs include 'Me, Who Am I?', 'Now Is the Time', 'The Pursuit', 'Loneliness of Evening' and 'There's Music in You'. (more...)

Bunker Theatre's Inaugural Season Closes with the World Premiere of ABIGAIL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The world premiere of Abigail by Papatango award-winning playwright Fiona Doyle will close The Bunker's highly-acclaimed inaugural season. Abigail will be directed by The Bunker's Artistic Director, Joshua McTaggart. (more...)

NBC Sports to Present Premier League's Leicester City vs Manchester City 12/10
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

NBC Sports Group presents 20 Premier League matches in five days, highlighted by fourth-place Manchester City visiting last season's champions, Leicester City, this Saturday, Dec. 10 (more...)

CBS All Access to Debut THE GOOD FIGHT, Starring Bernadette Peters & Christine Baranski, 2/19
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network's digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, today announced its first original drama series, THE GOOD FIGHT, will premiere on Sunday, Feb.19. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sarah Anne Sillers
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 7, 2016


Ten Talented Directors Imagining the 56th Season of Utah Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Utah Shakespeare Festival Artistic Directors David Ivers and Brian Vaughn recently announced a slate of ten highly-creative, talented and experienced directors for the Festival's 2017 season. (more...)

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will be presenting the annual family holiday tradition, Home for the Holidays, on Saturday, December 17 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 18 at 3:00pm at the Tivoli Theatre. (more...)

Dumpstaphunk, Henhouse NYE, Bawdy Stories, Dirtwire and More at Martyrs'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

See what's going on this week at Martys'! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Emily Skinner, Nick Bailey, Jeremy Hays and More in INTO THE WOODS at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Tony Award-nominated actress Emily Skinner heads up an all-star cast for a newly conceptualized production of INTO THE WOODS at Theatre Under The Stars, which opened last night, December 6th, and runs through the 18th. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV: MOUSTACHE THE RHYTHM MUSICAL en el Teatre Apolo de Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 7, 2016

Esta mañana se ha presentado a los medios MOUSTACHE THE RHYTHM MUSICAL en el Teatre Apolo de Barcelona. Este nuevo espectaculo, dirigido y concebido por Coco Comin, ha comenzado ya previas y se estrenara oficialmente el proximo 13 de diciembre. ¡Echa un vistazo a los numeros musicales! (more...)

Krystina Alabado, Zachary Prince, and Ashley Park Join Prospect for STRIKING 12 in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Prospect Theater Company (Melissa Huber, Managing Director / Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director) is pleased to announce casting for its final 2016 IGNITE Series event on Friday, December 16th at 8pm at the TimesCenter (242 West 41st Street).  The evening will feature a a special concert presentation of the musical StriKing 12, with book, music, and lyrics by Brendan Milburn, Rachel Sheinkin and Val Vigoda. (more...)

Apollinaire Theatre Company to Stage Darkly Comic Sci-Fi Thriller BRILLIANT ADVENTURES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Apollinaire Theatre Company presents Brilliant Adventures by Alistair McDowall, a darkly comic sci-fi thriller of brotherhood, addiction and breaKing the laws of physics. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from 28th Annual Gypsy of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

After six dedicated weeks of fundraising, the brightest stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest hits shared one-of-a-kind performances at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year and the grand total is in! (more...)

Sony/ATV SIgns Alan Walker to Worldwide Deal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed Norwegian DJ, songwriter, recording artist and producer Alan Walker to a worldwide deal. (more...)

Winter and Spring Events at Berkshire Theatre Group Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce an exciting variety of musical acts set to perform at The Colonial Theatre this winter and spring. (more...)

BWW Review: Everyone Gets A Present Courtesy of A CHRISTMAS STORY at Hippodrome
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Dec 7, 2016

All the elements you want to see - the narration by Jean Shepherd, the Major Award, the flagpole (pictured above), the slugfest with Scut Farkas, the dogs in the kitchen, the Chinese dinner, and every repetition of 'You'll shoot your eye out!' are there, none the worse for your expecting them. The new material does no damage to the original components. (more...)

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents LOST IN THE STARS, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, in partnership with CAP UCLA, presents the first Los Angeles performance since the 1950s of LOST IN THE STARS Kurt Weill's powerful, uncompromising social indictment of apartheid-era South Africa, on Saturday, January 28, 8 pm, and Sunday, January 29, 2017, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall.  (more...)

Adelphi Orchestra to Perform in 19th Annual Production of JulieDance Nutcracker with the Donetsk Ballet of the Ukraine
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Does dance exist without music?  German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche's famous words "those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music" begs the age-old question.   (more...)

Seven Finalists Chosen for Bridge Initiative New Play Contest
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

With a total submission tally of close to 170 plays and musicals, The Bridge Initiative announces seven plays as finalists for this year's new work contest. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Present First UK Production of VETERAN'S DAY in Over 25 Years
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

'It was war. And in war, everybody goes crazy or they die - right?' (more...)

James Saito Takes on One Night Only Reading of Award-Winning Bulgarian Play
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and The New Literature from Europe Festival present Madam Mishima by Elena Alexieva - one man show inspired by the death of one of Japan's great post-war novelists Yukio Mishima. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Rehearsals of TUTS' INTO THE WOODS Starring Emily Skinner, Nick Bailey, Jeremy Hays and More; Opening Tonight!
by Stage Tube - Dec 6, 2016

Tony Award-nominated actress Emily Skinner will head up an all-star cast for a newly conceptualized production of INTO THE WOODS at Theatre Under The Stars, beginning tonight, December 6th through the 18th.  Check out the videos below of the rehearsals and a first look at the stage below! (more...)

Original Director, Star to Reunite for Druid's 20th Anniversary Production of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Druid Theatre will remount Martin McDonagh's sensational, award-winning dark comedy, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, at BAM's Harvey Theater (651 Fulton St.) this winter. (more...)

Sale of the Season Continues for ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

"Seasonably" priced tickets are available for Imagination Theater's 2017 show, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for $12.  This is a $3 savings off the regular ticket price.  The show opens February 3 and runs through February 26.  Based on the classic story by Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is an encore of the original 2001 Elly Award-winning production written by Peter Wolfe and Sarah Wolfe.  The show is comprised of adults and children and is appropriate for the entire family.   (more...)

The Kavinoky Theatre to Present GROUNDED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Kavinoky Theatre, a professional theatre on the campus of D'Youville College, continues its 37th season with the production of GROUNDED by George Brant. (more...)

King Announces Winner Of 'America's Next Shuffle Cat' Contest At Live Cat Walk Event In New York City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016


Halimah Bellows's 'Champion Your Career-Winning in the World of Work' Wins Pinnacle Award from NABE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

College Instructor, Counselor, Career Coach and author Halimah Bellows's new book 'Champion Your Career-Winning in the World of Work' won the Pinnacle Award from NABE (National Association of Book Entrepreneurs) in the 'Best of Self Help' category. Champion Your Career is also honored as a finalist in the Business: Careers Category of the 2016 'Best Book' Awards. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at the New Trailer for the 20th Anniversary Production of RENT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Robert Mackintosh and Idili Theatricals Limited, in association with Theatr Clwyd, are delighted to announce the addition of further dates to the tour schedule for the new 20th Anniversary production of Jonathan Larson's ground-breaKing Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical RENT. (more...)

Ma-Yi Theatre Company to Premiere Rock Musical PEER GYNT & THE NORWEGIAN HAPA BAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Asian-American Off-Broadway MA-YI THEATER COMPANY will present the World Premiere of PEER GYNT & the Norwegian Hapa Band, a new rock musical by Michi Barall, with music by Paul Lieber and Matt Park. (more...)

BWW Review: Washington Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER is a Christmas Treat
by Benjamin Tomchik - Dec 6, 2016

Washington Ballet's production of The Nutcracker, a beloved DC holiday tradition, has returned to the Warner Theatre in all its splendid glory. (more...)

The Prince is Giving a Ball in Milwaukee this March
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, will play the Marcus Center for a limited engagement from March 28-April 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Classical Theatre of Harlem's THE FIRST NOEL at The Apollo Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Apollo Theater presents The Classical Theatre of Harlem's production of THE FIRST NOEL from December 10-18, 2016. Following its world premiere in 2015 on the Theater's soundstage, the Harlem-based holiday musical makes an unprecedented move to the Apollo's mainstage this year, as part of the institution's 'Holidays at the Apollo' programming. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

AMC to Ring In the New Year with BREAKING BAD Marathon & More!
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

AMC is celebrating the holiday season and ringing in the New Year with marathon events of the award-winning series 'BreaKing Bad' and 'The WalKing Dead' beginning Monday, December 26th. (more...)

THE GREAT COMET Creator Dave Malloy Will Make His Broadway Debut as Pierre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Dave Malloy, creator of the "intoxicatingly good, rapturous" (Isherwood, NY Times) new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, will make his Broadway performing debut in the show this spring, stepping into the role of 'Pierre' for 10 performances across May and June 2017. (more...)

28th Annual Gypsy of the Year Raises $4.4M for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

After six dedicated weeks of fundraising, the brightest stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest hits shared one-of-a-kind performances at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year and the grand total is in! (more...)

JITNEY Helmer Ruben Santiago-Hudson Will Be Honored in Harlem This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

First Corinthian Baptist Church Dream Center in association with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, HARLEM WEEK, Harlem Arts Alliance New Heritage Theatre Group, and Walk Tall Girl Productions on Wednesday, December 7 at 7PM at Harlem Hospital's Mural Pavilion, 136th Street and Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Avenue) presents An Evening with Ruben Santiago-Hudson: Celebrating the Broadway directorial debut of August Wilson's Jitney, opening January 19, 2017. (more...)

Christopher Haydon Announces Cast for the UK Premiere of THE CONVERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Christopher Haydon, today announces the cast for the UK premiere of Danai Gurira's The Convert. Following the success of her critically acclaimed Eclipsed, which ran at the Gate in 2015, Gurira's The Convert will open the Gate's Resist! season, a series of plays about rebellion and revolution. (more...)

Plays by Anna Ziegler, Tanya Saracho and More Set for 2017 Powers New Voices Festival at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Old Globe today announced it will present the fourth annual New Voices Festival-with a new moniker: the Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, playing January 13 - 15, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: THE LION IN WINTER's Michael Hanna
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Dec 6, 2016

Michael Hanna plays middle son Geoffrey in James Goldman's tale of a King and his family on the eve of Christmas that's a complete change from the happy holiday show across the building. THE LION IN WINTER plays through Dec. 31. (more...)

Third and Final Season of HBO's THE LEFTOVERS to Premiere April 2017
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

HBO has confirmed that THE LEFTOVERS will return for its third and final season of eight episodes in April 2017. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016


Eden Espinosa, Ruby Lewis, Andrew Chappelle and More Will Rock Out In Broadway Sings Bowie/Prince
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series will present its 14th installment on February 6 at 8pm, honoring two major legends of pop rock with Broadway Sings Bowie/Prince. The one-night-only concert will feature completely new arrangements of the hits of these two groundbreaKing artists, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra playing original orchestrations. (more...)

Comedian Ralphie May Brings "No Apologies" Show To Harrah's Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The colossally clever Ralphie May is bringing "Ralphie May: No Apologies" to the Harrah's Showroom at Harrah's Las Vegas. With no subject off limits, this raw, edgy, and uncensored, late-night show will reveal the hilarious quirks that infiltrate politics, race and even his family, curated especially for Las Vegas audiences. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Announces On Sale Date for 2017 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: Grupo Niche-Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 8PM. An Evening with Deepak Chopra sponsored by The Graf Center for Integrative Medicine at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center-Friday, March 24, 2017-8PM. Norm Lewis sponsored by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation-Sunday, April 2, 2017-7PM. Idan Raichel: Piano-Songs-Tuesday, April 25, 2017-8PM.  Tickets go on sale Friday, December 9, 2016 at 11AM at or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

Bay Area Children's Theatre Welcomes Five More Schools to Disney Musicals in Schools Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) has launched its second year of outreach to local schools under a two-year, $100,000 grant from Disney by selecting five elementary schools in Oakland and Richmond to participate in after-school musical theatre education. (more...)

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