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Forrest Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)
1114 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

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Encores! Off-Center Staging of GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Heads to the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Ghostlight Records has announced plans to record the first-ever cast album of the musical Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, based on the recent production by the New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center musical theater series.  (more...)

SyncHR is Selected by Cascade Windows to Help Sustain Competitive Manufacturing Advantage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

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It's the Turn of the Girls to Star in POSH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Kit Harington and James Norton starred in the world premiere of "Posh" at The Royal Court. Now it's the turn of the girls.... (more...)

AL TAKES A BRIDE, Named One Of The Best Plays Of 2000, Returns To NYC in Collaboration with WEBroadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Based on a high-profile murder case, the play will be revived in Brooklyn December 9-18th, 2016. (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skinner to Bring Intimate New Year's Eve to Triangle Players
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Richmond Triangle Players celebrates the end of the year in style with An Intimate New Year's Eve with Emily Skinner, on Saturday, December 31.  (more...)

Terrence McNally and More Set for Edward Albee Tribute on THEATER TALK This Week
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The latest episode of THEATER TALK, A Tribute to Edward Albee, draws on the reminiscences of those who knew the great writer at distinct periods of his life. (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Celebrate the Holidays with THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, a delightful family story about the true meaning of Christmas, will open at the Lakewood Theatre Company on Thursday, December 15 at 7:30 PM. Performances continue on December 16, 17,18,19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 PM. There will also be matinee performances at 2:00 PM on Saturday Dec. 17 and Sunday Dec. 18. After the opening night performance on December 15th, there will be a hot cocoa and cookie reception. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Israel Regional Awards Update - Avi Kushnir, Roni Dalumi in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Israel Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Italy Regional Awards Update
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Italy Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Patti LaBelle Joins National Symphony Orchestra For Valentine's Day Concert, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Pops announces the addition of a special one-night-only appearance by legendary singer Patti LaBelle with the NSO on Valentine's Day, Tuesday, February 14, 2017, led by NSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

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Riverside Symphony Presents COMPOSERS AT PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Under the baton of music director conductor George Rothman, Riverside Symphony will present the second installment of its 2016-17 season at Alice Tully Hall on Saturday evening, January 28. From Jacques Ibert's effervescent Parisian Music Hall time (Divertissement) to Juan Trigos' endearingly brash bass concerto, a confident assimilation of high and low culture, to a wittily buoyant, little-known Haydn symphony, the program shows composers in a largely (though by no means exclusively) carefree musical state of mind.   (more...)

Jonathan Michie Leads A Stunning Ensemble In THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF ALAN TURING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Meet The Cast Of THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF ALAN TURING! (more...)

Pivot Art & Culture Presents A CLOSER LOOK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

In this age of selfies, portraits have never been more common nor, in many cases, more superficial. Explore a new exhibition at Pivot Art + Culture dedicated to portraits and consider how artists from different continents, cultures and centuries attempt to distill the rich complexity of their subjects into a single, static image that conveys their essence. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Pays Tribute to Edward Albee
by Walter McBride - Dec 7, 2016

Yesterday afternoon, friends and colleagues of the late Edward Albee paid tribute to the playwright at the August WilsonTheatre (245 W. 52 St.). Mr. Albee died at age 88 on September 16, 2016 at his home in Montauk, NY. (more...)

Andrew Garfield, Fortitude International Team to Produce UNTITLED ADIDAS / PUMA PROJECT
by Movies News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The film, which Fortitude will finance, will be produced by Andrew Garfield, Rupert Fowler and Fortitude's Nadine de Barros, was written by Fowler and is currently in development. (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...)

Photo Flash: Signature Theatre's TITANIC THE MUSICAL Sets Sail in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the full cast and creative team for Titanic, directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Signature Theatre reaffirms its mission to stage inventive new productions of classic musicals by tackling Maury Yeston's (Nine) and Peter Stone's (1776) Tony Award®-winning musical about the heart-stopping and riveting ride through the final moments of Titanic's fateful journey. Titanic will run from December 13 - January 29, 2017, featuring a cast, crew and orchestra of more than 50 artists and an inventive new 360 degree staging in Signature Theatre's intimate 330 seat MAX Theatre. (more...)

Natalie Weiss To Perform Music Box Concert and Teach in Cleveland Musical Theatre Intensive Educational Program
by Roy Berko - Dec 6, 2016

Cleveland Music Theatre (CMT), the brainchild of native Clevelanders Miles Sternfeld and Sean Patrick, was created to provide Northeast Ohio with high quality, engaging, locally produced musical theater by uniting Cleveland's most talented artists with Broadway/national talent, while creating educational opportunities for rising professional actors. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters Concludes Season with 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

American Masters Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) in the series' Season 30 finale, premiering nationwide Tuesday, December 27 (more...)

Naked Girls Reading to Present A VERY NAKED HOLIDAY at the DC Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The holiday season is no reason to turn into a Scrooge. Join us for Naked Girls Readings Presents: A Very Naked Holiday and you'll be filled with so much holiday cheer your wee heart will grow three sizes this year. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rehearsal Images from the AL TAKES A BRIDE Revival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Gary Sunshine's play about a passionate 19th-century forbidden romance will come to ART/NY's South Oxford Space Great Room, produced by Frayed Hemline Productions in collaboration with WEBroadway. (more...)

Jason Tramm to Conduct Morris Choral Society In 'Candles And Carrols'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Jason C. Tramm will conduct the Morris Choral Society as it opens its 2016-17 season with a holiday themed concert at the Bickford Theater, Morristown, New Jersey on December 10 and 11.th Candles and Carrols will feature works by Caldwell and Ivory, Leavitt, Praetorius, Respighi and Whitacre celebrating over three centuries of inspiring and beloved holiday choral music, essentially chronicling the existence of the Morristown settlement dating back to 1715. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Broadway Remembers Edward Albee
by Walter McBride - Dec 6, 2016

Earlier today, friends and colleagues of the late Edward Albee paid tribute to the playwright at the August WilsonTheatre (245 W. 52 St.). Mr. Albee died at age 88 on September 16, 2016 at his home in Montauk, NY. (more...)

Eden Espinosa Joins the Cast of LIZZIE at Greenwich Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Eden Espinosa joins cast of new rock musical Lizzie. (more...)

Steven Barkhimer and Paula Plum to Star in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces cast & creative team for Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, directed by Scott Edmiston, running January 13 - February 12, 2016. (more...)

Will Eno's New Play Finds Title Before 2017 Run at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Will Eno's new play at Signature Theatre now has a title - Wakey, Wakey. Lucille Lortel and Obie Award-winner Eno, who is a Residency Five playwright at Signature, will also direct. Casting and design team will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Valley Youth Theatre Announces 2017 Spring/Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Valley Youth Theatre has announced its lineup for Spring/Summer 2017. See the full schedule below: (more...)

Artistic Director Louise Fischer Announces New Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

On Monday 5 December, in front of a packed house, Artistic Director Louise Fischer announced New Theatre's exciting season for 2017. (more...)

THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN Announces First US Tour in 47 Years!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

After a highlight performance at Psycho Las Vegas 2016, hugely influential UK heavy psychedelic progressive oddities The Crazy World of Arthur Brown announce their 2017 "ZIM ZAM ZIM" tour - their first run of US shows since 1969. (more...)

NTT Solmare Releases Shall we date?: Lost Alice+!, the Highly Anticipated #1 Dating Simulation Game New Title Takes You to the World of Wonder!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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Anna Deavere Smith's NOTES FROM THE FIELD Adds Another Show at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Due to extremely high ticket demand, Anna Deavere Smith's critically acclaimed new work, NOTES FROM THE FIELD, has added a performance at 1pm on Wednesday, December 14. The production plays through Sunday, December 18th at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Vito Trabucco's NEVER OPEN THE DOOR Available on Blu-Ray, DVD & VOD Today
by Movies News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Maltauro Entertainment in association with Baumant Entertainment has announced the December 6th Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD release of Never Open the Door. (more...)

The Joyce Presents The Joffrey Ballet in Long-Awaited NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), will present the long-awaited NYC return of one of the world's most renowned ballet companies, The Joffrey Ballet, performing the New York premiere of its critically acclaimed production of Krzysztof Pastor's majestic Romeo & Juliet at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater from March 29 - April 2. (more...)

L.A. Christmas Comedy SANTASIA to Return to St. Luke's This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

SANTASIA, L.A.'s hilarious holiday musical sketch comedy show that embraces and skewers all the iconic moments of the Christmas season is returning to St. Luke's Theatre, (308 West 46th Street) in Manhattan December 13th through December 28th. (more...)

GO YOUR OWN WAY, Based on Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie, Set to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

Award-winning artist Catherine Alcorn will kick off her national tour of the critically acclaimed stage show Go Your Own Way based on the life of one of rock's most fiercely private and intriguing figures, Christine McVie, in January 2017 - which also marks the 40th Anniversary of their most famous album, RUMOURS. (more...)

Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Morris Choral Society CHORUS AND CARROLS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

Jason C. Tramm To Conduct Morris Choral Society "Candles And Carrols" with special guests soprano Andrea DelGiudice, Japanese soprano, Mizuho Takeshita and tenor Theodore Chletsos in Ottorino Respighi's "Lauda Per La Nativita Del Signore' December 10 -11th At The Bickford Theatre (more...)

Broadway and Film Actress Alice Drummond Dies at 88
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

According to the New York Times, actress Alice Drummond passed away earlier this week due to complications from a recent fall. Remembered most for her compelling character-heavy roles, at turns comic (You Can't Take It With You, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective) and dramatic (Awakenings), Drummond enjoyed a long career on both stage and screen. (more...)

Abigail Breslin, Norbert Leo Butz and More Join The New Group's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The New Group announces additional casting for productions coming up in the company's 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

Annette O'Toole Joins MAN FROM NEBRASKA at Second Stage Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Just announced, Annette O'Toole will assume the role of Nancy Carpenter in the upcoming New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. (more...)

Cast Announced for Lawrence Dial's DANNYKRISDONNAVERONICA at 4th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Wheelhouse Theater Company is pleased to present the World Premiere of Lawrence Dial's DANNYKRISDONNAVERONICA, directed by Jeff Wise at the 4th Street Theater (83 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) January 7-28. (more...)

Busby Berkeley Series to Kick Off This Month at Film Forum
by Movies News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

'BUSBY BERKELEY,' a nine-day festival spotlighting the early movie musical trailblazer famous for his eye-popping kaleidoscopic production numbers, will run at Film Forum from Wednesday, December 7 through Thursday, December 15. (more...)

Alicia Keys Kicks Off Landmarks Live in Concert on GREAT PERFORMANCES This January
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Alicia Keys Landmarks Live in Concert kicks off a new arts strand within the Great Performances series, beginning Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) This will be followed the next week by Brad Paisley Landmarks Live in Concert on Friday, January 27 at the same time. (Check local listings.) (more...)

Rosemary Harris, Terrence McNally and More Slated for Edward Albee Memorial
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Friends and colleagues who will participate in the memorial to Edward Albee on Tuesday, December 6, at 1 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 W. 52 St.) in NYC, have been announced. (more...)

American Lyric Theater and MasterVoices to Present 'InsightALT: The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

American Lyric Theater (ALT) in partnership with MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), presents The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turingon on January 12, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 W 67th Street, New York City. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Regional Awards Update - Brandon Brooks, Max Wojtanowicz Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Get Ready for Signature's 360-Degree Send-Off with 'Godspeed Titanic' Music Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2016

Signature Theatre's Titanic, directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet), will run from December 13 - January 29, 2017, featuring a cast, crew and orchestra of more than 50 artists and an inventive new 360-degree staging in Signature Theatre's intimate 330 seat MAX Theatre. Get ready for the show's big send-off with the company's rendition of 'Godspeed Titanic' below! (more...)

LIZZIE: THE MUSICAL to Premiere in D.C. This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On an August morning in 1892, in a small town in Massachusetts, Andrew and Abby Borden were brutally murdered in their home with an axe. Their daughter, Lizzie, was tried and acquitted for the crime and in the process captured the morbid fascination of the entire nation. Created by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer, Tim Maner, and Alan Stevens Hewitt, LIZZIE is a tale of sex, rage, and murder told by Lizzie, her sister Emma, her friend Alice Russell, and her maid Bridget Sullivan-all set to a pounding riot grrrl beat. (more...)

Genesis Theatrical Productions Unveils its Best Season Ever for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Chicago's own Genesis Theatrical Productions, a leader in new and unique theatre celebrates women with three outstanding plays by and about women.  (more...)

MU Performing Arts and Park Square Theatre Co-Produce FLOWER DRUM SONG
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Park Square continues its 42nd season on the Proscenium Stage with a Mu Performing Arts and Park Square Theatre co-production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Flower Drum Song, directed by Mu Artistic Director Randy Reyes, based on the 2002 book adaptation by Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Yellowface, Chinglish).  Previously produced by Mu in 2009, this will be a fully reimagined production featuring new and familiar faces. Flower Drum Song, created by legendary musical theater duo Rodgers and Hammerstein takes audiences to the vibrant world of San Francisco's Chinatown in the 1950s to Club Chop Suey, a nightclub owned by a Chinese-American family. Old World tradition clashes with New World trends as two generations, father and son, struggle to honor and protect their cultural traditions while adapting to the changing times.  (more...)

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