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Full Casting Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MIND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

With their critically acclaimed production of Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate running at the Trafalgar Studios, Defibrillator Artistic Director James Hillier today announces the full casting for their production of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind. (more...)

Circle Theatre's 36th Season Continues with RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The second play in Circle Theatre's 2017 season is Rasheeda SpeaKing. (more...)

The Heat Is On! Meet the Full Company of MISS SAIGON, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 23, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical Miss Saigon opens tonight, March 23rd, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway), where the original production of Miss Saigon opened on April 11, 1991. Miss Saigon will play a limited engagement through January 13, 2018, before launching a North American tour. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Is A Stylish Evening of Wit and Musical Memories
by Frank Benge - Mar 23, 2017

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE King MUSICAL is a jukebox musical that tells the story of the early life and career of Carole King with a book by Douglas McGrath, using songs that she wrote, often together with Gerry Goffin, and other contemporary songs by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Phil Spector and others. The original production received its world premiere in San Francisco in October of 2013, and made its Broadway debut at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in January 2014. This U.S. touring production now at Bass Concert Hall launched in September 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A Visit With MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING
by Walter McBride - Mar 23, 2017

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). (more...)

BWW Review: A New RAISIN IN THE SUN Is Set to Explode
by Perry Tannenbaum - Mar 23, 2017

Theatre Charlotte's vivid new staging of A RAISIN IN THE SUN reminds us that Lorraine Hansberry's drama was written to show us all the things, good and bad, that can happen to 'a dream deferred.' (more...)

BWW Review: PLAYHOUSE CREATURES Shows How Far We Haven't Come in 400 Years, at CoHo Productions
by Krista Garver - Mar 23, 2017

PLAYHOUSE CREATURES is a funny and heartbreaKing look at what life was like for a woman in theatre during England's Restoration period. Sadly, it wasn't much different from today. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at King Avenue Players' THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO
by Jerri Shafer - Mar 23, 2017

King Avenue Players proudly presents 'The Last Night of Ballyhoo' in the sanctuary of King Avenue United Methodist Church, 299 King Ave., Columbus, OH on Thursday, March 23, Friday, March 24, Saturday, March 25 at 7:30pm. There will be a 3:00pm matinee on Sunday, March 26. Childcare will be provided during the Friday evening and Sunday afternoon performances. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is encouraged. (more...)

Ruth Gemmell and Emma Paetz Star in the World Premiere of NO PLACE FOR A WOMAN at Theatre 503
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The wife of a prison camp commandant is throwing a party. She asks her husband for champagne. Instead he brings home a ballet dancer from the camp. (more...)

4 Shows Now Sold Out for Genesis Revisited Classic Hackett Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The continuing popularity of former Genesis guitarist and prog legend Steve Hackett is in no doubt as 4 dates on his latest 15-date UK tour have already sold out.  They are in Cambridge, Reading, London & Manchester. Tickets for the remaining eleven gigs in April & May are going fast. (more...)

Photo Flash: JOAN Embarks on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Following a sell-out run at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe where it won a Scotsman Fringe First Award, The Stage Award and Spirit of the Fringe Award, Milk Presents is taKing JOAN on tour. (more...)

Feeder Confirmed to Headline Camden Rocks Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Camden Rocks Festival are thrilled to announce FEEDER as the headliners of this year's festival, alongside another 30 bands today confirmed to join the line-up on June 3rd across 25 venues through Camden Town. (more...)

John Cho Joins Cast of Hulu's DIFFICULT PEOPLE for Multi-Episode Story Arc
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

John Cho has been cast for a multi-episode arc in the third season of DIFFICULT PEOPLE as 'Todd.' ' (more...)

Photo Flash: Elizabeth Segerstrom, Terry Lundgren, Renee Fleming and More Celebrate Henry Segerstrom Film
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Henry Segerstrom, philanthropist and visionary developer of California's South Coast Plaza was celebrated at Carnegie Hall by a VIP gathering of philanthropists, cultural dignitaries, filmmakers, performing artists, and leaders of global fashion brands. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

BWW Interview: MICHAEL BARRA (I) of A BRONX TALE
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Mar 22, 2017

Connecticut has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to established actors who have homes here, so it means that much more to Connecticut theatre lovers when one of their own residents works his way through any of its many community theatres and then gets to Broadway. One such actor is Michael Barra, a native of Durham. He is featured in the critically acclaimed musical, A Bronx Tale, now playing at the Longacre Theatre co-directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks. (more...)

Spend AN EVENING WITH RITA MORENO at Feinstein's at the Nikko This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Legendary actress and singer, Rita Moreno, will bring her acclaimed show, An Evening with Rita Moreno, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, April 21 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, April 22 (7 p.m.). (more...)

David Byrne, Ronald K. Brown, Theater of War and More Set for BRIC OPEN FESTIVAL Next Month in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

BRIC, Brooklyn's leading provider of free cultural programs, has announced the inaugural BRIC OPEN Festival, which will activate spaces throughout BRIC Arts | Media House, BRIC's 40,000 sf. home in Downtown Brooklyn, the weekend of April 27 - 30. (more...)

BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID is Making Waves in Jacksonville
by Heather Vollman - Mar 22, 2017

The curtain set sail as the orchestra led an overture riddled with recognizable tunes. Two rows behind me, an adorable little girl clad in turquoise fins and a long red wig bounced up and down in her seat, eager for the show to begin. From behind a brilliantly dressed proscenium, Diana Huey popped out through playful bubbles, singing "This is where I belong!" to open the 5th Avenue Theatre's touring production of Disney's The Little Mermaid. Huey, who leads as Ariel, is absolutely accurate in her first lines. Masterfully assuming the role of the stubborn little mermaid with a show-stopping voice, Huey is joined by a stellar cast of theatrical strength. (more...)

CBS Leads Nominations for the 44th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and THE TALK exclusively revealed the “44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards” nominations live today on the CBS Television Network. CBS leads the Daytime Emmy nominations with 70 nods, ahead of the other broadcast networks. (more...)

Storyteller Thomas R. Pryor to Bring STOOPS TO NUTS to Ryan's Daughter in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Author / storyteller Thomas R. Pryor ('I Hate the Dallas Cowboys: tales of a scrappy New York boyhood' - YBK Publishers) brings his 'Stoops to Nuts,' storytelling show back to his beloved neighborhood, Yorkville, for a special April Fool's Day celebration on Saturday, April 1st at Ryan's Daughter in Manhattan at 7:00pm. (more...)

Project Broadway Sponsors Broadway Bound Careers in the Theater & Beyond!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Every child dreams of coming to NYC to become a Broadway star. For a select few this dream might come true. However, if you're a young student in Harlem there's a good chance you've never even been in a Broadway theater; or have any performing arts classes offered to you in your school. You would have no idea that if you're not a talented 'triple threat' that there are many career opportunities in the theater. And that's where Project Broadway and Marc Tumminelli step in. Project Broadway in partnership with Harlem Grown will be hosting a panel discussion and Q&A for over 200 students from PS197, PS154, and PS125 ages 7-12 on Friday March 24th. (more...)

Underscore Theatre Company Presents MY NAME IS ANNIE KING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to present the world premiere musical thriller MY NAME IS ANNIE King, the story of a young man who stumbles into the world of a religious cult in backcountry Missouri, becoming intoxicated by its leader and his ideologies. With a bluegrass/folk infused score by Aaron Albert and Katy Rea and book by Krista Pioppa, the new musical is directed by Alex Higgin-Houser. In the tradition of Underscore's 2016 hit musical Haymarket: The Anarchist's Songbook, some members of the cast will play their own instruments. MY NAME IS ANNIE King will play April 21 - May 28, 2016 at Underscore's new resident home The Pride Arts Center (The Broadway), 4139 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at underscoretheatre.org.   (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at the Arvada Center
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2017

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR opened at the Arvada Center  last night, March 21, and will run thru April 16, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Billy Lewis, Jr., Jenna Bainbridge, Stephen Day and More in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at the Arvada Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR opened at the Arvada Center last night, March 21, and will run thru April 16, 2017. (more...)

Neil Diamond World Tour Kicks Off This April; 3 CD Anniversary Collection Out 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

On March 31. 2017 UME and CMG will release Neil Diamond 50-50th Anniversary Collection, a 3 CD set that marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic, Grammy Award-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member's first hit “Solitary Man.” (more...)

Cher, Anjelica Huston & More Set for New Original Movies on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Lifetime's mission to lead entertainment through female-centric storytelling continues with the greenlight of three new high-profile movies: Flint, starring Cher; Watcher in the Woods, starring Anjelica Huston; and I Am Elizabeth Smart featuring Elizabeth Smart as executive producer and on-screen narrator. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for HONK! at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This Easter, Honk! the musical returns to London in a brand-new, actor-musician egg-stravaganza, filled with puppetry, magic and illusions. And water guns! (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii Announces Great American Romantic Edwin McCain
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, announces two nights only with romantic singer/songwriter Edwin McCain in his first appearance there on July 6 and 7, 2017. KSSK listeners can purchase tickets now and go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre Opens Area Premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Second Thought Theatre continues its 2017 season of change with the area premiere of Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee. Local director/actor Christie Vela returns to direct for the company after maKing her acting debut for Second Thought last summer in A Kid Like Jake. Straight White Men begins with previews on Wednesday, April 12 and runs through Saturday, May 6. All performances of Straight White Men will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Tickets to Straight White Men can be purchased online at 2TT.co. (more...)

LaGuardia Performing Arts Center presents ROUGH DRAFT FESTIVAL: A WINDOW INTO NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This year's Rough Draft Festival at LaGuardia Performing Arts features six new plays that are in the pre-production stage of development. Each of the plays has gone through readings and workshops in the past and the writers Melis Aker, Scott Barrow, Leila Buck, Kevin Doyle, Joey Merlo, Kyoung Park and their plays are ready for the next step. (more...)

Sega Center Presents the World Premiere Reading of ON THE ROYAL ROAD: THE BURGHER KING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The New York reading of On the Royal Road: The Burgher King at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is the very first presentation of an abbreviated version of this play prior to its world premiere production at the Hamburg Schauspielhaus in October 2017. (more...)

The Pleasance Celebrates 33 Years on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Commissions New Type Of Mobile Theatre For Venue 33
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????Many of the entertainment industries brightest talents have cut their teeth in Edinburgh in August at the Pleasance. This year an innovative new mobile venue joins the bright ideas presented on the world's stage this summer. (more...)

The John Pizzarelli Quartet Coming to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????The John Pizzarelli Quartet makes a rare Bickford Theatre appearance for one night only on Saturday, April 1, at 8:00 p.m. Joining John will be Konrad Paskudzki on piano, Andy Watson  on drums, and Mike Kam on bass. (more...)

World Premiere of SHARON AND ROMAN Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the world premiere of SHARON AND ROMAN, a new part of the Sharon Tate Quadrilogy beginning with the solo piece SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, and with four total parts, CHARLIE AND SHARON, SHARON AND MIA (in development), and now the newest, ROMAN AND SHARON, about the marriage of actress and model Sharon Tate and director Roman Polanski. (more...)

Wildclaw Theatre presents THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

WildClaw Theatre Company proudly presents THE WOMAN IN BLACK previews Tuesday, March 21st and Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017, press opening, Thursday, March 23rd with public opening Friday, March 24th. The classic bone-chilling play will be performed at The Den Theatre 1333 N Milwaukee Chicago. Thursday-Sundays until April 23rd. Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pm. (more...)

Carole J. Bufford Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with YOU DON'T OWN ME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Carole J Bufford in You Don't Own Me: The Fearless Females of 1960s on April 4, May 6, June 12, and July 6. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Hits the High Notes of Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Ben Cameron - Mar 22, 2017

You love Broadway. I know you do. After all, you're here on BroadwayWorld. You love Broadway, and the chances are good that you love Andrew Lloyd Webber. Even if you're scoffing, chances are still good you love the 'Lord'. After all, no other composer has hit the high notes ALW has. Hit after hit, he's made some of contemporary musical theatre's most iconic moments and has four show currently on the boards. Well, I'm simply wild about the man and his music. We decided to celebrate ALW at Sessions recently we gathered a line up of Broadway big wigs from Great Comet, Lion King, Pippin, Les Mis and more. Check out Lauren Zakrin, Courtney Bassett, Jelani Remy, Andrew Mayer, Matt Rossell, Mike Schwitter and more loving up on some Lloyd Webber. (more...)

Carole J. Bufford to Bring 'Fearless Females' to Feinstein's/54 Below in 'YOU DON'T OWN ME'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Carole J Bufford in You Don't Own Me: The Fearless Females of 1960s on April 4, May 6, June 12, and July 6. (more...)

'MINOR CHARACTER', FAR AWAY and THE MUSIC MAN Highlight Sharon Playhouse's Director-Driven 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Sharon Playhouse has announced its 2017 Season. The season kicks off with MINOR CHARACTER: SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA, created by New Saloon (Morgan Green, Madeline Wise, and Milo Cramer), followed by FAR AWAY by Caryl Churchill (Love and Information). The season will conclude with a new, intimate chamber production of Meredith Wilson's THE MUSIC MAN. (more...)

The Mama Foundation to Launch Spring 2017 Season with Revival of 'ALIVE!'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Vy Higginsen and The Mama Foundation for The Arts announces their Spring 2017 Season with the revival of the hit musical ALIVE! 55+ and Kickin' at The Dempsey Theater in Harlem, NY on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7pm, followed by Saturday matinees on May 6th, 13th and 20th at 1pm. (more...)

BWW Review: JEKYLL & HYDE at the Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Mar 22, 2017

To start, this article will probably not do this incredible production justice. The Engeman's latest, Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical is absolutely electrifying and the Broadway caliber cast is positively glorious. This is, without a doubt, a must see for the season. And by the reaction of the sold out audience on opening night, you may want to get your tickets quickly as this runs through April 30th. (more...)

UB40 Announces 13-Date 'Cities & Towns Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Birmingham's renowned pop and reggae band UB40, who have accrued 3 number 1's and a massive 17 top 10 hits in the UK top 40 including 'Red, Red wine', 'I got you babe' &' I can't help falling in love with you' announce 'Cities and Towns' a 13 date tour across the UK from 4 - 22 December 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Teacher Uses 3D Printer to Create Masks for School Production of THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Teacher Ashley Ricart was recently featured on the YouTube series 'MatterHackers Minute' for using 3D printing in the classroom for a variety of subjects, including creating amazing masks for her school's production of The Lion King. Learn more in the video below! (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents Lea Salonga
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Tony Award-winning Lea Salonga brings her powerful voice to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18. (more...)

FPTC Announces 10th Anniversary and Live Arts Boston Grant
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Fort Point Theater Channel today announced its tenth anniversary plans, beginning with Dhalgren Sunrise in June. This scripted/improvisational, interactive, multimedia performance project is based on Dhalgren, a groundbreaKing work of American magical realism by the noted African-American science-fiction writer Samuel R. Delany. (more...)

How Sweet It Is! A Jackie Gleason Toast with Bob Greenberg at Boca Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

GEORGE BETTINGER, host of The Mom & Pop Shop, invites you to join him  for HOW SWEET IT IS! A JACKIE GLEASON TOAST, starring Friars Club comedian BOB GREENBERG & singer JIMMIE BUSH, Jr. at the Boca Black Box Center for the Arts on Thursday April 27th from 8-10pm. Fellow Friars, Bob & George have been friends for years & have worked together on many occasions. (more...)

Joe The Shark and Cherry Pitz present: Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's Tribute to The Coen Brothers!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

There is a Stranger in town, and he is going to tell us about Cherry Pitz, a young woman who is the house mother of The Home For Wayward Girls and Fallen Women.  But there is a mystery a foot, Handsome Brad is missing, and rumor has it that he is secretly a communist, or an anarchist, or that he was mistaken for millionaire Jeffrey Lebowski . Whatever the issue is, Cherry will figure it out and find him and put on a kick ass burlesque show in the meantime. (more...)

FUN HOME, ECLIPSED and More Set for Southern Rep Theatre's 31st Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Southern Rep Theatre announces its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season, featuring FUN HOME by Lisa Kron, Music by Jeanine Tesori, Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel; MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon; AND TELL SAD STORIES OF THE DEATH OF QUEENS by Tennessee Williams; ALL THE WAY by Robert Schenkkan; and ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira. (more...)


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Rachelle Ferrell, Mac McAnally, Garland Jeffreys and More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces back-to-back shows with Rachelle Ferrell, 6-time CMA Musician of The Year award-winner Mac McAnally returns to City Winery, NY Blues Hall of Famer Garland Jeffreys and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 23 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

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