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THE MUSIC OF QUEEN Comes to Sydney and Melbourne this Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Music of Queen is a rock and symphonic spectacular celebrating the greatest hits of Queen and featuring Australian and International stars, rock band and symphony orchestra! (more...)

AT MY PACE: LESSONS FROM OUR MOTHERS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

NEWTON, Mass., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ At 81-years old, Jill Ebstein's mom signed up for a formal program in religious studies. Previously unable to attend college and now widowed, her mom set out to take care of unfinished business. Since the books seemed too heavy for her to lug around, her younger classmates chipped in to buy her a rolling backpack. When she completed the course and expressed pride in finally having a 'real graduation,' her children flew out for the ceremony. Her son held A Party for her at his accounting firm. 'We are all unfinished people with opportunities to grow,' writes Ebstein in her newest collection to her At My Pace series of books, called AT MY PACE: LESSONS FROM OUR MOTHERS. (more...)

VIDEO: Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds Honored with Moving Tribute at GOLDEN GLOBES
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

During last night's GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS on NBC, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association paid tribute to late mother-daughter duo Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who passed away within a day of each other late last month. (more...)

BWW Review: Gifted Cate Blanchett Adds Life To THE PRESENT
by Michael Dale - Jan 9, 2017

Those introspective, philosophical, womanizing man-children who inhabit the oeuvre of Anton Chekhov tend to be annoying bores, so even though the unpublished manuscript discovered after the playwright's death has been posthumously named after, its leading man, Platonov, it's no surprise that it's the leading lady who gets all the juicy material. (more...)

GameTime Announces New Location in the Ocoee Community
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

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Altec Lansing Launches New Line Of Speakers And Turntables
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

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The REP Continues New Studio Theatre Season with CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis continues its new Studio Theatre season with Constellations by Nick Payne, directed by Steven Woolf. (more...)

HURRICANE DIANE, Directed by Leigh Silverman, Will Premiere at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 2016/17 Season with Hurricane Diane, a commissioned world-premiere play written by Madeleine George and directed by Leigh Silverman. (more...)

James Earl Jones Tapped for NIGHT OF THE IGUANA at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Just announced, A.R.T. will welcome stage and screen legend James Earl Jones for its production of the Tennessee Williams play THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, running February 18 - March 18, 2017 in Cambridge. (more...)

The Place Unveils its Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

London's most exciting dance space launches a season led by Work Place Artists James Cousins and Vera Tussing and includes the London premiere of Arthur Pita's Stepmother/Stepfather. (more...)

Eric William Morris, Kelechi Ezie and More Set for 7th MADAME MATHIEU'S SOIREE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Cabaret patroness Madame Mathieu has selected Broadway's Eric William Morris (Mamma Mia, 'Blue Bloods'), and Kelechi Ezie (Book of Mormon - Tour) as the guests of honor at the first 2017 edition of the Bistro Awards Critics' Pick Madame Mathieu's Soiree. (more...)

George Thorogood and the Destroyers Bring ROCK PARTY Tour to Historic State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that legendary live performers GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERSare throwing a ROCK PARTY in 2017 at the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Sunday, March 26 at 7 p.m. With more than 40 years, 15 million albums sold and 8,000 live shows, Thorogood has amassed an impressive catalog of hits including "Who Do You Love," "I Drink Alone," "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer," "Move It On Over," "Get A Haircut," and the ultimate rock anthem, "Bad To The Bone." (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Wonderful Women We Lost in 2016
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2017

As we enter the new year, it is important to remember those we have lost in the preceding twelve months. Who shared their gifts with both our community and the world and whose mark will forever be left on all those lucky enough to have witnessed them in action. (more...)

BWW Review: RSVP 'Yes' to Game-Changing MADAME DRAGON'S 60TH BIRTHDAY BASH at Café Nordo
by Amelia Reynolds - Jan 16, 2017

It's easy to feel skeptical when young Sara Porkalob steps onto Cafe Nordo's stage and claims to be celebrating her sixtieth birthday. But with her effortless 'still-got-it' physicality and chutzpa, Porkalob became a believably spry sixty-years-young Madame Dragon. In her latest iteration of her one-woman show 'The Dragon Lady'--Porkalob's tribute to her gangster grandma--'Madame Dragon's 60th Birthday' is an expansive and immersive tribute that tells Maria Porkalob's (aka Madame Dragon) stories of sex, murder and motherhood through spoken word, music, and food. This is not just dinner theatre. This is A Party. (more...)

BWW Review: Jason Robert Brown's 13: THE MUSICAL Soars at the Manatee Performing Arts Center
by Peter Nason - Jan 16, 2017

With its lively teenage cast, it's funny, bawdy, and edgy, with a meaning that connects not just with teens, but with adults who remember the days of pimples and virginity pledges. (more...)

BWW Review: THIS IS NOT ABOUT MY DEAD DOG at Playwrights Local
by Roy Berko - Jan 16, 2017

A present trend in entertainment is story telling before an audience. 'The Moth: True Stories Told Live,' is one of Public Radio's highest rated offerings. The publicity for the show states, 'The Moth is deeply rooted in the desire [of humans] to connect with each other through shared experiences in stories.' ccording to its blog site, though there are many opportunities nation-wide to experience first-hand 'The Moth' readings, none are being staged in the Cleveland area. (more...)

BWW Review: BIRTHDAY SUIT, Old Red Lion Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jan 14, 2017

Gary Naylor sees a funny, contemporary comedy blessed with an Ayckbournesque script and some very fine acting. (more...)

A LITTLE ROOM: A NEW COMEDY Headed to Winterfest at the Hudson Guild Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Backpack Theater Company has announced that after a sold-old debut run at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY, A Little Room: A New Comedy will make its New York debut in New York Theatre Festival's Winterfest for three performances only - March 6, 8 & 11, 2017 at the Hudson Guild Theater. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEO on ABC - Sunday, February 5, 2017
by - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEO, airing on ABC on Sunday, February 5, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS on ABC - Thursday, January 5, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS, airing on ABC on Thursday, January 5, 2017! (more...)

Company of Fools to Present Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

This winter, Company of Fools will present Nick Payne's critically acclaimed play Constellations. Constellations will run February 15 through March 4, 2017, at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. (more...)

Photo Flash: Exclusive Production Photos of Mingled Yarn Theatre's THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Grimy Jazz Age masterpiece THE WILD PARTY is the lust-fuelled story of an affair between two cabaret stars, and the final, fatal party they throw in their seedy Hollywood apartment. (more...)

BWW Interview: Julia Hoffmann Is Swinging Across The Country in ONCE
by Christopher Castanho - Jan 12, 2017

Julia Hoffmann is currently swinging her way across the United States in the national tour of 'Once' understudying Girl, Ex-Girlfriend, and Reza. Based on the Academy Award-winning film, the Tony Award-winning musical 'Once' shares the story of how music not only composes melodies but also love between different people from around the globe. With an incredible score by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova and book by Enda Walsh, audiences have been falling (slowly) in love with this beautiful and honest production since its first performance on Broadway in 2012. (more...)

WORD Returns to the Metropolitan Room this Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

"WORD", the series that celebrates the spoken and sung word, returns Wednesday, January 25 in a glamorous new setting, the award winning Metropolitan Room. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for NSangou Njikam's World Premiere of SYNCING INK at Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Alley Theatre, announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Syncing Ink, which begins previews February 3, opens February 8 and runs through March 5 in the Neuhaus Theatre. Syncing Ink, a semi-autobiographical play by NSangou Njikam leads audiences on a mystical, lyrical Hip Hop ride to discover what it really takes to freestyle. (more...)

New Play FABLE-OUS! Debuts This Weekend as Part of Lifeline Theatre KidSeries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Lifeline Theatre's KidSeries presents Fable-ous!, a world premiere production by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Chris Hainsworth, directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Heather Currie; based on Aesop's fables. (more...)

BWW TV: Get Wild with Mingled Yarn Theatre's THE WILD PARTY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 10, 2017

The Wild Party's lust-fuelled story of an affair between two cabaret stars, and the final, fatal party they throw in their seedy Hollywood apartment meant this classic poem was widely banned when it was first published in 1928. (more...)

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes of THE WILD PARTY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 10, 2017

The Wild Party's lust-fuelled story of an affair between two cabaret stars, and the final, fatal party they throw in their seedy Hollywood apartment meant this classic poem was widely banned when it was first published in 1928. (more...)

Wanda Jackson, Jim Messina, Colin Hay Doc and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces the return of "Queen of Rock" Wanda Jackson, Jim Peterik with The Ides of March, a screening of the first-ever feature-length documentary film about Colin Hay, solo artist and former lead singer of Men At Work, and more. (more...)

Candoco Dance Company Hosts Open Week Across London and Brighton
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Candoco throws open its doors for a half-term week of participation, performance and discussion for dancers, teachers, young people, families and the public. (more...)

THREE WAY, Trio of Comic, One-Act Operas, to Premiere in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Three Way is a trio of comic one-act operas for eight singers and chamber orchestra by Robert Paterson, with libretto by David Cote, that explores the possible future-and the eternal questions-of love, sex, and need. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
by - Dec 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, January 18, 2017! (more...)

You Stick a Smile on OUR Face! $1 Hot Dogs Every Tuesday in January as Part of Customer Appreciation Month at Hot Dog on a Stick
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Frankly, our customers are awesome! To thank our fans, Hot Dog on a Stick is offering $1 Hot Dogs on a Stick (turkey or veggie), every Tuesday in January no limit!* As part of the You Stick a Smile on OUR Face Customer Appreciation Month celebration, Hot Dog on a Stick is encouraging fans to submit pictures of their friends and family enjoying Hot Dog on a Stick via social media using the hashtag #stickasmile or #hotdogonastick for the chance to win A Party Pack. (more...)

LA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm Large
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents the US premiere of Kurt Weill's Song-Suite for Violin and Orchestra, arranged by Paul Bateman, and the West Coast Premiere of Bruce Adolphe's Violin Concerto 'I Will Not Remain Silent,' which is dedicated to Rabbi Joachim Prinz and his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Saturday, January 21, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, January 22, 2017, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

Yamato Transport, whose symbol is black cat, published videos that revived 'NEKO FUNJATTA (I Stepped on the Cat)'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

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Glass Ceiling and Body Image Linked in Young Girls, says Former Stripper and Author of new publication "Daughters of Science: A Memoir" at Glass Beaker Publishi
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2016

Parents nationwide want to show their daughters that they can achieve anything, including presidency. (more...)

Dr. Glenn Pinckney Releases 8 REASONS WHY I AM NO LONGER A DEMOCRAT!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

'8 Reasons Why I am No Longer A Democrat!': an illustrative and cogent examination of the left-wing's platform, and how it contradicts biblical teachings. '8 Reasons Why I am No Longer A Democrat!' is the creation of published author, Dr. Glenn Pinckney, a student and teacher of the Bible for over thirty-five years. A former pastor, Dr. Pinckney now teaches God's Word on a weekly basis. (more...)

The Met Opera's ROMEO ET JUILIETTE to Screen Live in HD at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series presents a live in HD screening of Gounoud's Romeo et Juliette on Saturday, January 21 at 12:55 p.m. (more...)

The Joyce Theater to Present Israel's L-E-V in New York Premiere of OCD LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will present Israel's acclaimed contemporary dance company, L-E-V, making its Joyce debut with the New York premiere of Artistic Directors Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar's OCD Love from January 11-15. (more...)

Hollywood Stage Company's Presentation of BENT to Feature Two Female Actors
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The newly launched Hollywood Stage Company's upcoming presentation of "Bent," by Martin Sherman, will feature TWO FEMALE ACTORS FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY OF THAT PLAY! (more...)

Wizard World to Screen Original ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW in New Orleans This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) presents its first screening of the 1975 classic musical THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW during the Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, Saturday, January 7. (more...)

Theatrical End of Year Show in Norwich
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Hocus Pocus Theatre, aided and abetted by a close knit firm of co-conspirators will take over the whole of Norwich Arts Centre for three nights leading up to (and including) New Year's Eve for the ultimate in theatrical end of year parties - a truly Guilty Party. (more...)

Scoop: THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS - Thursday, January 12, 2017
by - Dec 20, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE BIG BANG THEORY, airing on CBS on Thursday, January 12, 2017! (more...)

Build-A-Bear Workshop CEO Works In Disguise on Season Eight Premiere of CBS's UNDERCOVER BOSS
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Sharon Price John,President and CEO ofBuild-A-Bear Workshop an interactive destination where guests can create personalized furry friends will share her gratifying and at times emotional experience on the hit CBS series 'Undercover Boss' on Wed., Dec. 21, from 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT. (more...)

ON THE SPOT: New Year's Eve to Ring in 2017 with Improv Show & Fireworks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

2016 was a big year; Pokemon Go launched us into augmented reality, Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian of all time with 23 gold medals and the unthinkable happened, Beyonce continued to rule as Queen Bee. Come celebrate an eventful year with improv comedy at Bovine Metropolis Theater in their annual On The Spot New Year's Eve celebration. (more...)

New Year's Celebrations Across West Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

January in West Michigan is glittering and refreshing, and what better way to welcome in a new year than by enjoying one of the many celebrations on this side of the state. Whether that means a sparkling dress and a glass of champagne, or hot chocolate with the kids while counting down to midnight, there are a variety of activities across West Michigan to enjoy and celebrate. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Stages Henry Purcell's THE FAIRY QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Long Beach Opera (LBO) opens its 2017 season on January 22 and 28, 2017 with Henry Purcell's 1692 The Fairy Queen, a re-telling of A Midsummer Night's Dream. The California-based performance troupe Culture Clash and LBO's Artistic and General Director Andreas Mitisek put their spin on this immortal tale. The Fairy Queen will be performed at the Beverly O'Neill Theater, 300 E. Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach CA. 90802. (more...)

Johann Strauss Operetta DIE FLEDERMAUS to Play Light Opera Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Light Opera Works presents the Johann Strauss operetta DIE FLEDERMAUS (in English) with a 30-piece orchestra, December 26, 2016- January 1, 2017, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston. (more...)

Cincinnati Pops Present a Speakeasy New Year's Eve with The Hot Sardines
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor John Morris Russell, will ring in the New Year with the jazz band The Hot Sardines on Saturday, December 31 (8 p.m.) at the Taft Theatre in Downtown Cincinnati. The speakeasy-themed concert will feature jazz and swing selections, perfect for the Taft's Art Deco era architecture. (more...)

Cold Stone Creamery: How to Host The Ultimate Holiday Party
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ 'Tis the season to celebrate and Cold Stone Creamery (www.ColdStoneCreamery.com) knows how to turn any celebration into A Party. The ice cream retailer has all the holiday favorites that will excite guests, along with great tips to add some extra glitz to any gathering. (more...)

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