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Scoop: SWITCHED AT BIRTH on FREEFORM - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
by - Mar 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on SWITCHED AT BIRTH, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, March 28, 2017! (more...)

Special Feature: Checking in on JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 8, 2017

And so the happy Party continues. Because of some international press, Cast Party is high on the To-Do List for people from across the globe. Caruso explains, "Cast Party is like the Ellis Island of showbiz. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Requiem EVITA - Final Curtain for Habima's Production
by Yuval Gerstner - Mar 7, 2017

After almost a year and a half since it premiered at Habima Theatre, the hit musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice came to an end yesterday when Evita had its last performance. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Heads to the West End with One Man Show BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOV
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Brodsky/Baryshnikov is a one-man show, performed by legendary dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky. The production is an emotional journey deep into the poet's visceral and complex compositions. For the UK premiere, the show comes to the West End's Apollo Theatre for a limited run of four nights only. (more...)

BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES is Nothin' But a Good Time at Omaha Community Playhouse!
by Christine Swerczek - Mar 6, 2017

There's A Party at the Bourbon Room and you're invited. Get out that 1980's gear you've got stuffed in the back of your closet and head over to ROCK OF AGES. This show is the most fun I've had in a long while! I've seen it on Broadway and more recently in Las Vegas, but the Omaha Community Playhouse production is not only on par, it exceeds them both in heart and personality. I liked it more. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2017: RICHARD III at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Mar 6, 2017

This Schaub√ľhne Berlin production portrays Richard as the ultimate villain. (more...)

Take Part in St. Patrick's Day Festivities Throughout West Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

St. Patrick's Day falls on Friday, March 17th, but that isn't stopping West Michigan businesses from celebrating both earlier in the month and throughout the holiday weekend. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/4/2017
by - Mar 4, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/4/2017. (more...)

UNDER THE STREETLAMP featuring Former Cast Members of ¬"Jersey Boys¬" and Other Hit Broadway Musicals to Play The Ridgefield Playhouse on 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

 Under the Streetlamp is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse for a live, one-night-only performance on Wednesday, May 17 at 8 p.m. as part of the Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon and Spa.  Featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including "JERSEY BOYS," Under the Streetlamp is a concert celebration of classic hits of the American Radio Songbook from the 1950s-1970s. Their shows feature tight harmonies and slick dance moves that take audiences back to an era of sharkskin suits, flashy cars and martini shakers. Also part of the Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity, the show is a flashback to a time when, on hot summer nights, people would gather under a streetlamp to sing their favorite rock and roll songs.  Media sponsor for the event is CPBN Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. (more...)

The Shins Reveal 4th Track 'Painting a Hole' from New Album 'Heartworms'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

After generating yet another wave of critical acclaim with the release of ¬ďinstant classic¬Ē (ELLE) ¬ďslice of warm and wistful folk-pop¬Ē (PASTE) third single ¬ďMildenhall¬Ē, The Shins have unleashed a fourth advance track (more...)

Tony Jackson Pens 'From The Street To The Sheets: II'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Tony Jackson, a Christian and family-man, has completed his second book 'From the Street to the Sheets: II': a gripping and potent journey of sex, drugs and betrayal. (more...)

BWW Review: DISGRACED Brings Timely Sparks to the Fulton Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 3, 2017

A Muslim, a Jew, an African American, and a painter who all know each other sit down at a dinner table. What could possibly go wrong? (more...)

Original Swimming Party African Beats & Dreamy Electronica Meet on Cape Town Duo's Debut
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Hypergiant, the debut album from Cape Town Afrotronica duo Original Swimming Party (OSP), features over an hour of music ranging from gentle ambient and field recording pieces to seven-minute-long kwaito/dance tracks. (more...)

Neu! Reekie! Bring Artists To Hull 2017 For State Of The Nation Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

As Britain gets set to begin negotiations to exit the European Union, full details have been announced for Where Are We Now?, a new festival bringing hip hop, music, film, poetry, dancing and more, which promises to be as thought-provoking as it is entertaining. (more...)

Photo Flash: Actor's Co-op Presents Relevant Drama CAT'S-PAW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the fourth show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with the riveting CAT'S-PAW by William Mastrosimone and directed by Stephen Rothman.  CAT'S-PAW will preview on Wednesday, March 22 & Thursday, March 23 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 24 at 8pm and run through Sunday, April 30 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Scoop: iZOMBIE on THE CW - Tuesday, April 11, 2017
by - Mar 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on iZOMBIE, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, April 11, 2017! (more...)

Boss Hog Release First Album In 17 Years Brood X Today + US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

New York City's Boss Hog have released their new album Brood X today via In The Red Records. The record is their first full-length LP in 17 years. Watch and share the album trailer (more...)

Join Van Wezel Center at UNDER THE STREETLAMP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Under the Streetlamp featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including Jersey Boys,comes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, April 18 at 8PM. Under the Streetlamp is a celebration of classic hits from the American Radio Songbook covering the 1950s through the 1970s. The show features tight harmonies and slick dance moves that take audiences back to an era of sharkskin suits, flashy cars and martini shakers. A flashback to a time when, on hot summer nights, people would gather under a streetlamp to sing their favorite rock and roll songs. (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...)

Brand New Theatre From Young Birmingham Playwright Is Set To Make Some Noise
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Emerging Midlands playwright and producer, Thomas Moran presents the premiere of NOISE at The Old Rep Birmingham, a heart-warming story of identity and togetherness in a time when division in society seems increasingly prevalent. (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...)

The Navigators: A Feminist Science Fiction Theater Company to Host Benefit at Lovecraft Bar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

It's a show, it's A Party, it's a benefit! The Navigators, a Feminist Science Fiction Theater Company, is holding a fundraiser for their first Main Stage Production The Aurora Project. The benefit takes place at Lovecraft Bar: 50 Ave B, on the corner of Ave B and East 4th Street, NYC. (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX - Season Premiere on ABC - Friday, April 7, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX - Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Friday, April 7, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: iZOMBIE - Season Premiere on THE CW - Tuesday, April 4, 2017
by - Mar 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on iZOMBIE - Season Premiere, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, April 4, 2017! (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Presents ACCENTS OF SPAIN, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is planning A Party¬óa free evening of music, food, and celebration geared to delight both opera aficionados and novices. It's called 'Accents of Spain,' a lively and colorful tribute to the intoxicating Spanish influence in opera, musical theater, and cooking. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces Humherto Benitez Exhibit To Accompany BEFORE THE NIGHT FALLS, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Florida Grand Opera's (FGO) production of Jorge Martin's Before Night Falls, which opens on March 18, will offer not only a feast for the ear but one for the eye. FGO's production features visual projections by the brilliant designer Peter Nigrini, whose Broadway credits include Here Lies Love, 9 to 5, An Act of God, and the current, critically acclaimed mega-hit Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of April. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, NYGASP and More Join Berkshire Theatre Group's 2017 Colonial Theatre Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) announces additions to their 2017 Colonial Theatre programming. (more...)

March Deal: Save 55% On Tickets For THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party plays until Saturday 1 April at The Other Palace. Directed and choreographed by 2016 Olivier Award winner Drew McOnie, The Wild Party is the inaugural production at The Other Palace, formerly St. James Theatre. Save up to 55% on tickets with our March deal - book tickets here from £20 (more...)

Kumu Kahua Theatre to Host Auditions, Workshop for 'UNCLES REGULARLY SCHEDULED GARAGE PARTY'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Open auditions will be held to cast the World premiere of Uncles Regularly Scheduled Garage Party is Cancelled Tonight by Lee Cataluna. The show will be co-directed by Harry Wong III and Wil Kahele and runs June 1 through July 2, 2017. (more...)

Duncan Pflaster's Play to Touch on Cinema's Dark Side at Spotlight-On Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Playwright Duncan Pflaster and director Aliza Shane blur the lines of life and art in A TOUCH OF CINEMA, about a dinner party turned dark when the guests must hear a screenplay about the abduction and torture of a young filmmaker who made 'seditious' movies. (more...)

Stone's Throw Productions Presents THE SHAPE OF A GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Gripping, eye-opening and heart-wrenching. Stone's Throw Productions ignites a thought-provoking exploration on bullying and violence between young girls. In this one-woman show, fifteen-year-old Braidie recounts the bullying she has seen within her own friend group from childhood through to adolescence. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below presents Ray DeForest in THE DORIS DEAR MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a One Night Only EVENT… After the successful sold-out shows "Doris Dear's Gurl Talk" & "The Doris Dear Christmas Special", Ray DeForest is back in "The Doris Dear Mother's Day Special: Like Mother Like Daughter" on May 12th at 9:30pm. Grab a seat in the Rumpus Room, and come along on a fun romp and help Doris and her guests salute the women who made them great… their MOTHERS! (more...)

Cellcom Israel Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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VIDEO: First Footage Released of THE WILD PARTY at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

First footage is released today of Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party, which plays until Saturday 1 April at The Other Palace. (more...)

Gauteng Gears Up for JOBURG'S MOST WANTED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

???????Cape Town's Most Wanted is happening for a seventh time at Artscape in June this year. Already it is a Hip Hop highlight in the Cape Town calendar. It is an insane time when the mood runs high and all the best of Cape Town's Street Dancers can be found giving their all for three performances on the Artscape stage. (more...)

San Diego Symphony Announces 2017 Bayside Summer Nights Lineup - Leslie Odom Jr., HARRY POTTER, LA LA LAND and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The¬†San¬†Diego¬†Symphony¬†has¬†announced¬†an impressive¬†lineup¬†of¬†artists¬†for¬†its¬†2017 Bayside Summer Nights¬†including legendary crooner¬†Tony Bennett; star of¬†Hamilton¬†and Tony Award-winner¬†Leslie Odom Jr.;¬†internationally acclaimed Brazilian artist¬†Sergio Mendes;¬†country songstress¬†Wynonna Judd;¬†Grammy Award-winning Beninese singer¬†Angelique Kidjo;¬†and¬†films accompanied by live orchestra, Academy Award¬ģ-winning¬†La La Land,¬†Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets¬†and¬†E.T.¬†- The Extra Terrestrial.¬†San¬†Diego¬†Symphony's¬†popular and¬†highly¬†successful summer¬†series¬†trulyhas¬†something¬†for¬†everyone! (more...)

The Fox Theatre And Good Times Productions Present HAMPTON 70
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Atlanta's legendary surrealist musician and icon Col. Bruce Hampton will celebrate his 70th birthday with Hampton 70: A Celebration of Col. Bruce Hampton, on Monday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, with proceeds benefiting the Fox Theatre Institute and  other musician-focused charities. (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr, Tony Bennett Among San Diego Symphony Bayside Summer Nights 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The San Diego Symphony's long-running summer concert series located on the Embarcadero Marina Park South provides audiences with an unparalleled experience of live concert music in one of the most beautiful settings in America. (more...)

Tiesto Releases 'On My Way' ft. Bright Sparks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Hot off the back of his critically acclaimed single 'Dharma' back in February, prolific Swiss legend EDX now returns with his third release of 2017. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre Presents The First Evening in 2017 Cabaret Series TOM ANDERSON: MY FAVORITE SINGS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

It's back! Bridge Street Theatre' hugely popular Cabaret Series returns to Catskill on April 8th at 8:00pm. And the first installment will feature series curator (and part time Catskill resident) Tom Andersen himself in an exhilarating evening of tunes from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, Country Music, and his own teeming and talented brain called "My Favorite Sings". And to give the evening an even more distinctive "local" twist, Mr. Andersen will be joined onstage by Jumbo Bungalow - the husband-and-wife team of Catskill ukulele virtuoso extraordinaire Carmen Borgia and BST's own resident diva (and star of their production of SOUVENIR) Alison Davy. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/11/2017
by - Mar 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/11/2017. (more...)

Celebrate with Teeling Whiskey This St Patrick's Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

This St Patrick's Day, Australia's most popular new Irish whiskey is making a splash. Since making it's way down under just over a year ago, Teeling Whiskeyhas become the fastest growing Irish whiskey brand in the country.   (more...)

Jessica Lange Among Trinity Rep's 2017 Pell Award Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Trinity Repertory Company announces that Jessica Lange will be honored with the 2017 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts at the 21st annual Pell Awards Gala to be held on Monday, May 22, 2017 at the new WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. (more...)

Nicole Moudaber Announces MoodRAW at London's Steelyard
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Nicole Moudaber is an event promoter, record label founder, radio host, and one of the most passionately followed DJ/producers in the world. (more...)

Jackie Burns and Josh Page to Be Guests of Honor at MADAME'S SOIREE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Cabaret patroness Madame Mathieu has selected Broadway's Jackie Burns (If/Then, Wicked), and tenor Josh Page (America's Got Talent, Forte) as the guests of honor at the March edition of the Bistro Awards Critics' Pick Madame Mathieu's Soiree. (more...)

Nimbus Dance Works Announces 2017 Summer Camps
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

With instruction in various styles of dance, theater, choral music, and fine art, JC SummerArts provides an in-depth experience in the arts from process to refinement to performance. Classes are taught by working professional artists, including members of Nimbus Dance Works' outstanding professional dance company. (more...)

Drag Legend Lady Bunny to Bring TRANSJESTER to Footlight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

In addition to new parodies which re-work selections from Adele, Rent and Bruno Mars to hilarious, effect punctuated by zany Laugh-In style zingers, Bunny has widened her---don't go there!--repertoire to include some actually insightful social commentary. (Well, she thinks it's insightful, anyway.) (more...)

EUGENE ONEGIN Opens this Sunday at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

An unforgettable romantic story of unrequited love and its unintended consequences returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago Feb. 26 -Mar. 20 for eight performances. For those who know Tchaikovsky's ballets Nutcracker and Swan Lake but not his operas,Eugene Onegin is a wonder and revelation. The glorious music brings Pushkin's poetic tale to life brilliantly in a beautiful production with a terrific international cast. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Surprises Fans with Rap at Seeso's 'MY BROTHER' Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda surprised fans in Los Angeles last night, February 23rd, during a fan viewing party for Seeso's new original series 'My Brother, My Brother and Me.' (more...)

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