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BWW Feature: Throughout the Years, Movie Musicals have been Overlooked for Best Picture
by Rachel Crawford - Feb 23, 2017

In the 89 years that the Academy Awards have been held, over 40 musicals have either been nominated for or have won an Oscar for Best Picture, including this last December's LA LA LAND. The first musical to ever win Best Picture was THE BROADWAY MELODY at the second Academy Awards in 1929. The film starred Charles King, Eddie Kane, Bessie Love and Anita Page (more...)

Taylor Mac's '24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC' Wins 2017 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith have announced that A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: A Radical Fairy Realness Ritual by Taylor Mac and Matt Ray is the 2017 winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History. (more...)

NBC Sports to Present PREMIER LEAGUE Chelsea v Swansea City, 2/25
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Following the FA Cup break, NBC Sports Group's Premier League coverage returns, kicKing off this Saturday, Feb. 25, at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN (more...)

Evercondo Grows 300 Percent Year-Over-Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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BWW Review: TITANIC, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
by Gregor Dickson - Feb 22, 2017

Edinburgh's Southern Light Opera Company rises to the challenge of staging Maury Yeston's award-winning musical, in an ambitious production with a cast of 90 and orchestra of 27. (more...)

Scoop: REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO - Friday, February 24, 2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO, airing on Friday, February 24, 2017! (more...)

Samantha Barks, Arthur Darvill, Maxwell Caulfield and More Announced for London Musical Theatre Orchestra's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

After the resounding success of Rodgers & Hammerstein's State Fair (Cadogan Hall November 2016) and the sell out concert of Alan Menken & Lynn Ahrens' A Christmas Carol (Lyceum Theatre, December 2016), with numerous five star reviews for both performances, The London Musical Theatre Orchestra is delighted to announce the full casting for its first concert of the 2017 season, the hit Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas. (more...)

Iris Theatre's 10th Anniversary Summer Season Will Feature New Immersive Productions of MACBETH and HANSEL & GRETEL AND THE WITCH BABA YAGA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

???????Celebrating its 10-year anniversary this summer, Iris Theatre will present a double bill of Shakespeare and the Brothers Grimm, told in their signature immersive style in St Paul's, the Actors' Church, in the heart of Covent Garden. (more...)

VIDEO: See the Details of THE LION KING'S Mufasa Mask Come Full Circle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

In the latest installment of Disney Theatrical Group's 'Stage Props' series, the details of the Mufasa mask are brought full circle.  (more...)

Catherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. (more...)

More Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. (more...)

ALADDIN Finds Princess, Genie, Villains and Band of Thieves for National Tour; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway In Chicago have announced full casting for the eagerly-anticipated North American tour of Disney's Aladdin, which begins rehearsals in Chicago on Monday, February 27. (more...)

Official: Marc Bruni-Helmed TREVOR Musical Will Headline Writers Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the company's 2017-2018 six-show season, opening with the World Premiere of Trevor the musical in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre. (more...)

Thirteen To Stream "Take this Hammer," Historic Documentary About Author and Activist James Baldwin
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

WNET, home to tri-state-area PBS Stations THIRTEEN, WLIW21and NJTV, is maKing the groundbreaKing 1963 documentary, Take This Hammer, available via Facebook Live on Friday, February 24 at 8 pm. (more...)

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY on Digital HD March 24th and Blu-ray April 4th
by Movies News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Announced today on The Star Wars Show and StarWars.com, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” will be coming home on Digital HD on March 24th and Blu-ray on April 4th.  This news comes on the heels of the start of production announcement of the untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story.  “Rogue One” has established its place within the Star Wars universe and the hearts of moviegoers, becoming the seventh highest-grossing film of all time in the U.S.  (more...)

PERFECT CRIME Will Become First Play in NYC to Hit 30-Year Milestone
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The long-running Off-Broadway show PERFECT CRIME will make history on Tuesday, April 18th becoming the first play in New York City to ever reach a milestone 30th Anniversary. (more...)

THIRTEEN To Stream 'Take This Hammer,' Historic Documentary About Author And Activist James Baldwin
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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Larry Kirwan's New Musical IRELAND - A HISTORY IN SONG Headed to NJ
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On Thursday, March 30 at 7:30pm, Peter LeDonne, the Director of Community and Cultural Affairs at Bergen Community College (400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ), will present as part of the Ciccone Theatre's Distinguished Artist Series the World Premiere of music legend Larry Kirwan's highly anticipated musical voyage and masterful tribute to Ireland and its centuries of musical genius, IRELAND-A History In Song. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take A Look at MAHALIA at The Ensemble Theatre; Command Performance Added!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Ensemble Theatre celebrates gospel music icon Mahalia Jackson in the musical Mahalia by Tom Stolz, directed by Shirley Marks Whitmore, with musical direction by Melanie Bivens. The production has added a command performance on Sunday, February 26 at 7:30PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Plays by Ricardo Perez Gonzalez, Hansol Jung Picked for PUBLIC STUDIO's 4th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Public Theater announced the fourth season of PUBLIC STUDIO, which will present two new plays this spring. (more...)

Intelligent Quartet of Actors Tapped for SMART PEOPLE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Four intellectuals - a doctor, an actress, a psychologist and a neurobiologist studying the human brain's response to race - search for love, acceptance and identity in Lydia R. Diamond's comedy-drama Smart People, which makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage. (more...)

BAGHDADDY to Return Off-Broadway This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The well-reviewed, NY Times Critic's Pick Baghdaddy (formerly known as, Who's Your Baghdaddy?) by Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo will return to NYC beginning April 6, opening on Monday, May 1, 2017 and have an initial run through June 18, 2017 at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street). (more...)

Dylan Doyle Band, Fresh Paint Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

Francois Archambault's YOU WILL REMEMBER ME Gets Quebec English-Language Premiere at Centaur Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Francois Archambault, the Governor General Award-winning Quebecois playwright, receives the Quebec English-language premiere of his 2015 play, You Will Remember Me (Tu te souviendras de moi), at Centaur Theatre from March 7th to April 2nd, 2017. The coincidentally titled production is the last play that Roy Surette will direct as Centaur's Artistic and Executive Director before returning to the West coast in June to helm Touchstone Theatre. (more...)

FX to Premiere Third Installment of 'True Crime' Series FARGO 4/19
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

FARGO will return with its third, all-new 'true crime' tale on Wednesday, April 19 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX (more...)

Black Ensemble and TCG to Screen LEGACY LEADERS OF COLOR Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Black Ensemble Theater has announced a special, one-night-only event to screen Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP), which features interviews with BE Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. (more...)

Deidre Goodwin, Kevin Duda and More to Host Audition Master Classes at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Tony Speciale, continues its Studio Series with four Monday night classes on Audition prep for Actors Singers and Dancers. (more...)

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and HEARTBREAK HOTEL to Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse This Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse, one of the Northeast's cultural jewels and a cornerstone of America's theatrical heritage, is celebrating its 85th Anniversary Season, and, true to its legacy, the 2017 season will be filled with the newest and brightest musicals, world and national premieres and a timeless classic, all complete with top-notch professional casts and creative teams direct from Broadway, Los Angeles, and London. (more...)

Photo Flash: Fisher Taylor-Gaunt Productions presents THE SORROWS OF SATAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Sorrows of Satan is written by musical theatre writing duo Bateman and Conley and directed by Adam Lenson (Songs for a New World, St. James Theatre) and runs at Tristan Bates for six weeks, opening on 21 February with previews from 14 February (more...)

Website redesign for cell phone signal booster manufacturer HiBoostUSA.com
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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Chris Brown & Special Guest 50 Cent Bring 'The Party' on 33-City North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling, singer-songwriter, Chris Brown, along with his special guest, award-winning, multi-platinum, record-breaKing artist 50 Cent, bring the Party to cities across North America (more...)

University of Washington School of Drama's CINO NIGHTS Revives the Early Days of Off -Off Broadway in Seattle's U-District
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

For three nights in March, a former medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle's University District will transform into a makeshift theatre cafe. Inspired by Joe Cino's legendary Greenwich Village performance space, Caffe Cino, the space will house performances of six short plays from the early days of Off Off Broadway.  (more...)

BWW Preview: THE HANDS OF LIBERACE at Crest Theatre At Old School Square
by Debbie Hall - Feb 22, 2017

One of America's premiere virtuoso pianists Philip Fortenberry, who has performed on Broadway and the Las Vegas Strip, will debut his first solo tour in Florida. Celebrating the musical genius of Liberace in his concert, "The Hands of Liberace," Fortenberry will share his insights as well as play some well-known and loved pieces. (more...)

American Vets to Perform Ancient Greek Works to Support the NEH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Society of Artistic Veterans and Aquila Theatre are staging a performance event in support of the National Endowment for the Humanities on Saturday, Feb 25th at Battery Park, NYC from 1-4pm. (more...)

Organic Rosés from France and Spain to Sweeten Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Spring has almost sprung and with it comes the beginning of rosé season. But with the sophisticated varieties now available, rosé wines have become a popular choice throughout the year. (more...)

Village Theatre Reaches Historic 20,000 Season Subscribers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Village Theatre is thrilled to announce that it has reached an important milestone: 20,000 Season Subscribers - the highest in the history of the organization. This achievement marks a continued trend of steady growth in audience participation and budget size over the past decade, and is a testament to the thriving, dedicated network of arts enthusiasts in the Pacific Northwest. (more...)

Fantasy Author Brandon Mull to Sign 'DRAGONWATCH' in Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

New York Times bestselling fantasy author Brandon Mull will be signing copies of Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure, the highly-anticipated sequel series to the best-selling novel Fablehaven, on March 20th at the Thousand Oaks Barnes and Noble. (more...)

Fantasy Author Brandon Mull Will Sign 'DRAGONWATCH' at Children's Book World
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

New York Times bestselling fantasy author Brandon Mull will be signing copes of Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure, the highly-anticipated sequel series to the best-selling novel Fablehaven, on March 21st at Children's Book World in West Los Angeles. (more...)

Iwan Rheon Cast in Lead Role for New ABC Series MARVEL'S INHUMANS
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Prominent actor Iwan Rheon ('Game of Thrones') has been cast in the lead role of Maximus in the MARVEL'S INHUMANS television series. (more...)

Additional Dates Announced for Matthew Bourne's Production of THE RED SHOES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

???????New Adventures are delighted to announce further UK dates for the World Premiere tour of Matthew Bourne's production of THE RED SHOES. (more...)

BWW Review: Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE Explores Fascism And The Fall Of Theatre
by Michael Dale - Feb 21, 2017

Those who have yet to have their fill of half-price post-Valentine's Day candy will be happy to discover that what looks like crudites when you step into Derek McLane's environmental set for Wallace Shawn's fascinating Evening at the Talk House are actually sugary treats such as marshmallows, Swedish fish and gummy worms. (more...)

Ed Dixon to Discuss GEORGIE and Sign Memoir at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Drama Book Shop is pleased to welcome actor, author and playwright Ed Dixon for a discussion about his new play GEORGIE: My Adventures with George Rose. The Wednesday, February 22nd event will begin at 5pm. It is free to the public. Following the discussion, Mr. Dixon will sign copies of his memoir, Secrets Of a Life On Stage... And Off. (more...)

Epic Theatre's Second Youth Theatre Festival to Remix Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Epic Theatre Ensemble will present the second edition of its four-week Youth Theatre Festival: Epic YTF. Epic YTF, a celebration of a diverse and inclusive community, fighting for social justice and equality, showcases performances from the award-winning after-school program Epic REMIX. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Help Turn Highland Farm Into the Hammerstein Museum!
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2017

Will Hammerstein, grandson of Oscar Hammerstein II and President of the Oscar Hammerstein Museum & Theater Education Center, needs your help! In the video below, he is standing outside Oscar's former home, Highland Farm, where all Oscar's most famous works where created - including the landmark musicals Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music. The property is being turned into a museum and is seeKing donations to make the project a reality.  (more...)

Salty Brine Announces Extension of Latest Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Salty Brine announces two added performances of his hit cabaret show, Dean. Maybe Frank. Maybe Sammy. (Time Out New York Critics' Pick) as part of his cabaret series, The Living Record Collection.  Dean. Maybe Frank. Maybe Sammy., inspired by Radiohead's album Ok Computer, is currently running at Pangea (178 2nd Avenue) with performances on Februrary 7, 21, 28 and March 7 and 14.  Performances have been added on March 21 and 28, with doors opening at 6:30pm and performances beginning at 7:30pm for all dates. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 2/19/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 2/19/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/21
by - Feb 21, 2017

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 2/19/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: MATILDA THE MUSICAL is Coming to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, MATILDA THE MUSICAL, opens at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts April 25 for a limited two week run through May 7, 2017. Tickets to MATILDA THE MUSICAL will go on sale Friday, February 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls Join Forces in Four Voices at Massey Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Legendary artists and long-time friends Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers announced that they will share the stage in a special group performance as Four Voices in June. (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN, RAGTIME, CHOICES and More Set for DM Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse has the most rootin-tootin', fan-crazed, dreamy, jazzy, gut-wrenching season ever. The theatre's 99th season includes four musicals, plus drama, comedy, and family shows. (more...)

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