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

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Two River Theater Announces the Lineup of Artists for AN EVENING ON THE MUSICAL FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Two River Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces An Evening on the Musical Frontier, a benefit performance featuring songs from musicals in development at Two River. Alec Baldwin is the Honorary Event Chair for the one-night special event on Friday, May 12, which will begin with a cocktail reception at 6pm. (more...)

Tom Cavanaugh and James Cavanaugh Present World Premiere of UNDER THE JELLO MOLD One Woman Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The World Premiere production of the one-woman show, Under the Jello Mold at The Complex as part of The 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival in the Ruby Theatre, June 2017. The play is written by and starring Jennie Fahn and directed by Tom Cavanaugh. (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Maritza Bostic and Jared Troilo to Lead CAMELOT at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

A love triangle for the ages meets a new adaptation for today in Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT at Lyric Stage. (more...)

Killian Donnelly and Carley Stenson to Join the Cast of LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

From Monday 12 June 2017, there will be major cast changes at the West End production of "LES MISERABLES" at the Queen's Theatre, which is now in its record breaking 33rd year. (more...)

Cast Announced for Alan Ayckbourn's HOUSE and GARDEN at The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the cast of Alan Ayckbourn's duo of comedies, House and Garden, two major productions at the heart of the theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Alice Ripley, and More to Help Feinstein's/54 Below Celebrate Five Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

In the five years since its opening in June of 2012, Feinstein's/54 Below has presented over four thousand shows with countless artists in a wide array of programming and musical styles. Now an indispensable part of the theatrical community, the club has become a home for many of Broadway's favorite performers as well as a popular gathering spot for their fans.  It will celebrate its Fifth Anniversary with a special one-night only concert on June 5, 2017 at 7PM and 9:30PM. (more...)

Legacy Recordings Set To Release American Epic Documentary Series Collection
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release AMERICAN EPIC: The Collection, a 5-CD/100 song deluxe box set, and AMERICAN EPIC: The Soundtrack, a single disc anthology of 15 songs featured in the AMERICAN EPIC three-part historical documentary (1LP or 1CD), on Friday, May 12. (more...)

Lincoln Center Sets May 2017 Lineup for American Songbook, Great Performers Series & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has just announced its programs and events for this May. Scroll down for details! (more...)

16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Announces Juried Awards
by Movies News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The 16th Tribeca Film Festival announced the winners of its competition categories at the awards ceremony tonight at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is today announced for Girl from the North Country which previews from Monday 10 July 2017 with a press night on Wednesday 26 July 2017. (more...)

Nasim Pedrad Joins Cast of Hit TBS Comedy PEOPLE OF EARTH
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Saturday Night Live alum Nasim Pedrad (Scream Queens, New Girl) has joined TBS's hit comedy PEOPLE OF EARTH as a series regular, beginning this summer with the show's second season. (more...)

Negro Ensemble to Revive DAUGHTERS OF THE MOCK at Theatre 80 St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The 50th season of The Negro Ensemble Company, a year-long retrospective of some of the troupe's signature works, continues May 24 to June 10 at Theatre 80 St. Marks with 'Daughters of the Mock' by Judi Ann Mason. (more...)

Theatre East to Honor Richard Mawe with Laurette Taylor Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Theatre East Board of Directors presents Richard Mawe with the 2017 Laurette Taylor Award on Monday, May 15th at Cafe Tallulah, 240 Columbus Ave, in the Upper West Side. The benefit starts at 7pm with an exclusive cocktail reception. Tickets start at $100. The evening will include tributes, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, entertainment, and an auction. (more...)

PRIME Productions' Regional Premiere of LITTLE WARS Begins 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

PRIME Productions will launch their new theater company with the regional premiere of Little Wars at Mixed Blood Theatre, May 5 - 21, 2017. (more...)

Parthenia Viol Consort to Perform William Lawes at The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Parthenia, New York's premiere viol consort, will be in concert on Sunday, May 7 at 4:00 PM, performing William Lawes - The Complete Consort Sets for Six Viols and Organ at The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for WHILE WE'RE HERE at Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

'I remember the crunch of the gravel under my feet, and thinking my life might be over. I might have had all of my fun. And then him. And we don't get to choose who we fall for.' (more...)

Harry Melling and Jasmine Hyde Star in JAM at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

"They said I was violent. You're the 'victim' - what do you think?" (more...)

Book Now For ROTTERDAM At The Arts Theatre - No Booking Fees!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Following a critically acclaimed, sell-out run at London's Theatre503 in 2015, and Trafalgar Studios in 2016, and in 59E59 Theaters Brits Off Broadway Season in New York, Jon Brittain's Olivier Award-winning Rotterdam comes to the Arts Theatre this summer. Book tickets now from £15 (more...)

Announcing a Prop and Scenery Giveaway for the Chicago Theater Community 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Goodman Theatre invites members of the Chicagoland theater community-directors, designers, actors and theater artisans working at local performing arts venues-to a giveaway that includes select prop and set pieces from past Goodman productions. Every item is offered completely free of charge, and all must be taken immediately. Previews are not available prior to the sale. The props giveaway will take place at Goodman Theatre's Scene Shop (363 W. Pershing Road) starting at 9am until 1pm (or while supplies last). In lieu of an admission fee, the Goodman will accept donations in any amount ($10 suggested minimum) for Season of Concern, a service organization of the Chicago theater community. On-site parking is available. For more information, call 312.443.3819 ext. 103. For media inquiries, call the Publicity Office at 312.443.5152. (more...)

Broadway Stars Abound In Upcoming Season At The Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Cabaret's next season of engaging, intimate performances continues at Indiana Landmarks Center's Cook Theater.  The Cabaret's 2017 Summer/Fall season, which includes nine Broadway stars and the debut of local chanteuse, Gail Payne, kicks off on Friday, June 30. (more...)

It's Going to Be a Bumpy Night: Cate Blanchett to Star in Ivo van Hove Stage Adaptation of ALL ABOUT EVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported that Academy Award winning actor, Cate Blanchett, has signed on to play the role of Margo Channing in a stage adaptation of the classic film All About Eve. (more...)

A.D. Players to Perform Comedy Classic YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

A.D. Players, one of Houston's oldest and largest resident theater companies, sets the stage for 'You Can't Take It With You' at the Jeannette and L.M. George Theater (George Theater). Originally performed in 1936 on Broadway, the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, will run May 5 - 28. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DCPA Theatre Company Production of THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The DCPA Theatre Company is proud to share production photos and b-roll from their production of The Secret Gardenwhich opens on Friday, April 28.    (more...)

INDECENT, SWEENEY TODD, SPAMILTON, Harvey Fierstein and More Among 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 7th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

The Brooklyn Museum Hosts Alice Walker for Lecture, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On Thursday, May 25 at 7:30 pm, join acclaimed author and activist Alice Walker in an intimate lecture inspired by her life's work and the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85. Walker won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1983 for The Color Purple, which was adapted as a movie in 1985 and a Broadway musical in 2005. (more...)

Musical Marks Society's 100th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The University Dramatic Society, based at the University of Western Australia has now been running for 100 years. Entirely run by young people pursuing their creative talents along with a busy student life, the original musical 'Hotel Halicarno' will be the first production in the society's Centenary Year. (more...)

Lyric Academy to Head Down the Rabbit Hole with ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Lyric Theatre's Thelma Gaylord Academy has announced plans for three spring productions, including a beloved story about a young girl traveling down a magical rabbit hole and a colorful rock concert featuring a classic album from the late 1970s. (more...)

P!nk Announces Only East Coast Performance This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

P!nk just announced she will be performing as part of the 2017 Atlantic City BeachFest Concert Series. This event will take place on Wednesday, July 12 on the Atlantic City Beach. (more...)

P!nk Announces Only East Coast Performance This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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Joe DiPietro's Hit Show CLEVER LITTLE LIES Continues Through 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Clever Little Lies opened to acclaim at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre last week and runs through May 7. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Eric Hafen, this production of Clever Little Lies stars Harriett Trangucci as Alice, Bob Mackasek as Bill Sr., Rachel Matusewicz as Jane, and Ben Kaufman as Billy, Jr.  (more...)

BWW Review: ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND, The Vaults
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 26, 2017

Following the sell-out run in 2015 at The Vaults deep under Waterloo Station, Les Enfants Terribles' and ebp bring their Olivier award nominated Alice's Adventures Underground back to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved book. Less like a gentle retelling of the story and more like experiencing falling down the rabbit hole yourself, Alice's Adventures Underground is a more grown up way to immerse yourself in this fantastic story. (more...)

Celebrated Arts Orgs to Collaborate on FOUR PLAYS - 100 YEARS: A Celebration of Women's Suffrage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of New York State signing of woman's suffrage into law, three years before the US passed the 19th Amendment, Hangar Theatre, Kitchen Theatre Company, Civic Ensemble and Cherry Arts are collaborating on a two-night theater event: Four Plays - 100 Years. Performances will be at Kitchen Theatre Company on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 16 and 17 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Hilary Knight's STAGE STRUCK WORLD Special Exhibit Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Hilary Knight, the well known and honored illustrator, will have a special exhibition: "Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World" begins today, Tuesday, April 25th at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 40 Lincoln Plaza (Broadway bet 63rd & 65th Streets). (more...)

Live Nation Celebrates Beginning Of Summer Concert Season With 'National Concert Day' & Special Offer For Fans
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

From experiencing live music under the stars at an outdoor amphitheater, to rocking out at an arena, or taking a road trip to a music festival, there is something special about summer concerts, and Live Nation is celebrating the start of the season with National Concert Day (more...)

BWW Review: HENRY V at We Happy Few
by Pamela Roberts - Apr 25, 2017

Shakespeare's HENRY V gains new perspective with a retelling by We Happy Few Productions that takes a closer look at the stories and stakes of the everyday foot soldiers. It is a fascinating, resonant, and important new take on a known work that's only around for another week, so make plans now to take it in. (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning ROTTERDAM to Return to London
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

After its triumphant win at the 2017 Olivier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, Donnacadh O'Briain's critically acclaimed production of Rotterdam by Jon Brittain will be returning to London following a highly successful run at Trafalgar Studios and at 59E59 Theater's Brits Off Broadway in New York. (more...)

Casting Announced for St. Louis STAGES 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

STAGES St. Louis is proud to announce casting for its blockbuster 31st Season: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 9 to 5, The Musical, and South Pacific. According to Artistic Director Michael Hamilton, this season's exceptional talent "explores the triumphant powers of family, friendship, loyalty, and community in an ever challenging world." STAGES also announces the cast for its Theatre for Young Audiences production, the fantastical family adventure, Seussical. All subscription and single tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony Celebrates Paris in Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Nir Kabaretti, will bring its 2016-17 season to a memorable close with a festive celebration of Paris featuring Grammy Award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey at the Granada Theatre on May 13 and 14. (more...)

Famed Farce NOISES OFF to Receive Revival at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Everyman Theatre's Resident Company of actors transforms into a British company of actors during the 1970s in this hotly anticipated revival of Tony Award-Winner Michael Frayn's side-splitting farce to end all farces, Noises Off, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and running from May 17 through June 18, 2017. (more...)

VATICAN FALLS Gets Staged Reading in NYC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Vatican Falls, the play by Frank J. Avella that honestly explores one Catholic sex abuse survivor's tumultuous journey, will take part in the 2017 Planet Connections Festivity at the Latea Theater on June 21st. (more...)

Infinite Variety Productions to Present BEYOND THE ETCHINGS at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Infinite Variety Productions will present a special Memorial Day performance of Beyond the Etchings, directed by Jessica Schechter, on Monday, May 29 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Company Theatre Group Presents David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Company Theatre Group, Inc. is pleased to present the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winning play RABBIT HOLE, written by David Lindsay Abaire and featuring five highly talented professional NJ actors; Larry Kadish, Jennifer Robbins, Andrea Prendamano Becca, Elizabeth Nicholas Synnott and James Van Nostrand Jason. (more...)

Scoop: QUANTICO on ABC - Monday, May 8, 2017
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Get all the scoop on QUANTICO, airing on ABC on Monday, May 8, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: IMAGINARY MARY on ABC - Tuesday, May 9, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on IMAGINARY MARY, airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 9, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Thursday, May 11, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CATCH, airing on ABC on Thursday, May 11, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: CLEVER LITTLE LIES at Bickford Theater At The Morris Museum
by Jaclyn Layman - Apr 24, 2017

What does it mean to be happy, anyway? Can one maintain happiness in the most stressful, unpleasant circumstances? Is happiness a big picture idea; something we need to see through to the end to truly recognize? These are huge questions with even more massive answers but Clever Little Lies manages to unpack those answers with love and humor and yes, sometimes a ton of discomfort and strife. (more...)

Joanne Clifton Is THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at The Palace Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton is heading to the Palace Theatre, Manchester, in four weeks when she stars in the lead role in hit musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. (more...)

BWW Review: "Il principe ranocchio"; 10+ per la messa in scena, 3 per il testo
by Francesco Vittorino - Apr 24, 2017

Venni a sapere dell'esistenza di un musical chiamato 'IL PRINCIPE RANOCCHIO' un paio di anni fa, e sul momento la cosa mi lascio indifferente, perche pensai si trattasse solo dell'ennesimo mockbuster disneyano (vedi a questo proposito l'articolo sul family-musical). Tuttavia il grande successo di pubblico di questo spettacolo, e il fatto che di recente abbia ricevuto ben due nomination agli Oscar italiani del Musical ('migliori musiche' e 'miglior spettacolo') mi ha incuriosito, cosi ho deciso di approfittare di una data al Teatro Nuovo di Milano per andarlo a vedere. (more...)

THE 5 BROWNS Free Community Event Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 5 Browns are delivering on their dream to wake up classical music by introducing it to the widest, largest and most excited audience they can find. Whether performing individually or together in various combinations from duo to complex five-piano arrangements, The 5 Browns reveal a deep connection to the intent of their material while bringing a fresh energy and dynamic character to the color and tonal spectrum of their sound. (more...)

Rock/Metal Trio Voices of Extreme Release Newest Music Video 'Call My Name'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Having hit the road at the beginning of 2017 with none other than former Queensryche founder and vocalist Geoff Tate, hard rock and heavy metal trio Voices of Extreme have announced the release of their brand new video “Call My Name”! (more...)

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