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Photo Flash: America's Most Talented Teens Shine Onstage at the Jimmy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The winners of the ninth annual JIMMY® AWARDS were determined and announced on Monday night, Monday, June 26, 2017, at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. This life-changing event was hosted by 2017 Tony Award® winner Ben Platt, currently starring on Broadway in Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)

ALADDIN and THE KING AND I Celebrate Independence Day with 1776 Half-Price Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that Disney's ALADDIN and the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will make 1776 half-price tickets available through the League of Chicago Theatres' Hot Tix program today, June 28, beginning at 12 PM through Sunday, July 9, 2017. (more...)

Mercedes Ruehl to Play 'Ma' in Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Second Stage Theater has announced that Mercedes Ruehl, winner of the Tony Award, Academy Award, and Golden Globe Award, will star opposite the previously announced Michael Urie in the upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein's modern classic, Torch Song, directed by Moises Kaufman. (more...)

Writers Avenue Opens New Season at The Courtyard in Hoxton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

WRITERS AVENUE, founded by its visionary Artistic Director, Sandra Thompson-Quartey (left), specialises in finding, developing and producing compelling new plays, supporting new writers and staging their work.  The company recently moved into its new HQ at The Courtyard Theatre in Shoreditch, east London. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Line-Up of Powerhouse Divas this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to present a collection of powerful divas playing at the top of their game in the months of July and August. (more...)

AMC Shares Trailer & Images from Final Season of HALT AND CATCH FIRE
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

AMC announced today that HALT AND CATCH FIRE will begin its fourth and final season with a two-hour premiere on August 19th at 9:00pm ET/PT. The series, created by executive producers and co-showrunners Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers, chronicles the tech industry and the birth of the Internet in the 1980s and early 1990s. (more...)

Vector Software Announces 2017 Summer Webinar Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017


Charlotte Student Wins Best Dancer at National High School Musical Theater Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The 2017 National High School Musical Theatre Awards, also known as The Jimmy Awards, took place June 26 at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway (home to Disney's The Lion King). Tony Award winner Ben Platt, star of Dear Evan Hansen, hosted the event. (more...)

Jessie Galante Release New Song 'Dreamer' from the New Album 'The Show Must Go On'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Produced and mixed by Larry Swist (Lou Gramm, Spyro Gyra, Tina Turner), Dreamer is about overpowering a possessive, toxic and emotionally abusive relationship with the strength and tenacity to break free. (more...)

SALON SONGBOOK, LONESOME TRAVELER and More Set for Schimmel Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Schimmel Center, at Pace University in downtown Manhattan, today announces programming for its 2017-2018 season, consisting of nearly 30 events. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 27th, 2017 - NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 27, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: NAPOLI, BROOKLYN officially opens tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

Center for Performance Research Slates Fall 2017 Season of Contemporary Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Center for Performance Research (CPR), an artist-driven organization co-founded by Jonah Bokaer Choreography and John Jasperse | Thin Man Dance, Inc. to support the development of new works in contemporary dance, announced today its Fall Season. (more...)

Tickets on Sale 7/14 for THE KING AND I at the Orpheum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will play the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN September 19-24, 2017. (more...)

Pen Parentis to Host Governor's Island Popup House of Lit Party This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

On July 8th from 10am to 5pm, Pen Parentis is joining forces with Mutha Magazine at the 'Empire State Center for the Book' Governor's Island Popup! (more...)

Talented Teens Take Center Stage at 2017 Jimmy Awards; See the Winners Here!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The ninth annual JIMMY AWARDS were held on Monday, June 26th at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway.  (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Everyone's Favorite Mai Tai-Drinking, Strike-Leading, Alien Technology Expert!
by Broadwaysted - Jun 27, 2017

For Jeremy Jordan's return to Broadwaysted, we couldn't just have a normal episode. So this week we're drinking a gallon of Mai Tais and Game Master Kimberly is pulling out all the stops with one of the most epic games in BW history:'Escape the Podcast,' an interactive, problem-solving escape game. (more...)

BWW Review: MR GILLIE, Finborough Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 27, 2017

James Bridie's Mr Gillie comes to the London stage after more than 60 years. Helmed by Jenny Eastop, this production is a successful portrait of love and passion for art and education. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC - Tuesday, July 11, 2017
by - Jun 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE , airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 11, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: MOM on CBS - Monday, July 17, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on MOM, airing on CBS on Monday, July 17, 2017! (more...)

Dance and Learn About New Cultures with Boogie Woogie Wednesdays at Staten Island Children's Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Summer nights are heating up! Beginning Wednesday, July 5 and continuing every week through August 30, spend your Wednesday evenings learning about and dancing along to traditional music from a different culture each week, at the Staten Island Children's Museum's Boogie Woogie Wednesdays! (more...)

ICE Performs Five Summer Events in NYC Presented by Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

August 14, 2017, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) will perform in five summer events presented by Lincoln Center's Out of Doors and Mostly Mozart Festivals. (more...)

Two Shillings and Six Pence Present THE WASP at Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Written by Morgan Lloyd Malcom, The Wasp is an electric thriller asking how far beyond the playground we carry our childhood experiences and what lengths we are willing to go to overcome them. (more...)

Mozart's Early Masterpiece 'Idomeneo' Conducted by James Levine Comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Tenor Matthew Polenzani sings the title role of the King of Crete, with mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante, soprano Elza van den Heever as Elettra, and soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia.              (more...)

BRIC Partners with Dekalb Market Hall on Large Scale Mural Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

BRIC has partneredwith DeKalb Market Hall (445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn), the borough's largest market hall and culinary center, to install large-scale murals by Brooklyn-based visual artists. Columbian artist Tatiana Arocha, who is best known for placing hundreds of bird cut-outs throughout the borough as a public art commentary on climate change; Nigerian-born Olalekan Jeyifous, whose 50-foot "Crown Ether" sculpture was featured at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival; and Cern, whose Fort Greene "Comandante Biggie" mural paid controversial homage to the late rapper Biggie Smalls, have each created a mural that will remain on view indefinitely at DeKalb Market Hall. (more...)

VIDEO: The First Official Trailer for PITCH PERFECT 3 Has Arrived!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Bellas are Back! Universal Pictures has released the first official trailer for PITCH PERFECT 3!. The third installment of the musically-themed franchise, hitting theaters on December 22nd, stars Anna Kendrick, REBEL Wilson, and Britanny Snow. (more...)

THE MAN ON THE STREET Opens the 2017 Baltimore Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The 36th Season of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival summer original play productions begin this week. This year the participating theaters will be offering everything from full productions, to book-in-hand productions and developmental staged readings. (more...)

BWW Review: Impassioned and Invigorating, Virginia Repertory Theatre Delivers Impressive IN THE HEIGHTS
by Jeremy Bustin - Jun 26, 2017

IN THE HEIGHTS is a universal story of life, hope and new beginnings; and with this pitch-perfect, dynamic production that transcends generational and cultural boundaries, Virginia Repertory Theatre breaks new ground. IN THE HEIGHTS is on stage at the November Theatre now through July 30. (more...)

Exclusive: Lesli Margherita, Elena Shaddow, Ruth Gottschall and More Set For Bucks County Playhouse GUYS AND DOLLS
by Alan Henry - Jun 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld has exclusively learned that Elena Shaddow (The Bridges of Madison County), Lesli Margherita (Olivier Award Winner for Matilda), Lenny Wolpe (The Drowsy Chaperone), Darius de Haas (Shuffle Along), and Ruth Gottschall (Mary Poppins) will take to the stage in Buck County Playhouse's GUYS AND DOLLS. (more...)

SOUND OF MUSIC Touring Nuns to Sing SWEENEY TODD in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Exeunt Productions in association with La Ti Do Productions present concert selections from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at Penn Social on Thursday, June 29th at 11:30pm. (more...)

ANTIDOTE: Sydney Opera House Announces Festival of Ideas, Art & Action
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Sydney Opera House today announced ANTIDOTE - a new festival celebrating the artists, thinkers and doers who have spearheaded change in a time of uncertainty.  (more...)

Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Officially Bows Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

A friendly reminder! Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Roundabout Underground alumni playwright Meghan Kennedy's (Too Much, Too Much, Too Many) new play Napoli, Brooklyn, commissioned by Roundabout, directed by Gordon Edelstein, opens officially tomorrow, June 27, 2017 at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 W 46th Street). (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/26/2017
by - Jun 26, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on for 6/26/2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lynn Ahrens Attends RAGTIME Opening Night at Barrington Stage Co.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 25, 2017

Union Street in Pittsfield MA had all the excitement of a Broadway Opening as the Tony Award Winning Ragtime opened on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage of Barrington Stage Co. and Broadway and lyricist Lynn Ahrens were there.   (more...)

BWW Review: TERROR, Lyric Hammersmith
by Emma Watkins - Jun 24, 2017

With searingly topical timing, this summer sees the Lyric Hammersmith presenting the UK premiere of Terror, a tense courtroom drama by German lawyer and writer Ferdinand von Schirach which has become something of a worldwide hit. The premise is simple enough: a trial is undertaken on stage and the whole audience is the jury, voting after all the evidence has been presented. (more...)

BWW Review: 1070 at Herberger Theater Center
by Lee Cooley - Jun 24, 2017

New Carpa Theater's #1070theplay shows the impact S.B. 1070 had on one Mexican family and the damage done to @ArizonaTourism. (more...)

Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK to Welcome New Class of Rockers This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit musical School of Rock - The Musical will welcome five new cast members to the class on Monday, July 31, 2017. Rocking their way to Broadway will be Zachary Zwelling as 'Zack' the guitarist, Levi Buksbazen as 'Freddy' the drummer, John Allyn as 'Billy' the stylist, Gabrielle Greene as 'Shonelle' the back-up singer, and Cory Leventhal as 'James.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DISCOUNT GHOST STORIES: WELL WORN WORDS at Ars Nova's ANT Fest 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Ars Nova presents Discount Ghost Stories: Well Worn Words as a part of ANT Fest 2017, conceived by Jessica Kahkoska and Alexander Sage Oyen, music & lyrics by Alexander Sage Oyen, adapted text and non-fiction by Jessica Kahkoska, and fiction by James Presson. The production is directed by Austin Regan. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Cockpit's Court Jesters Young Peoples' Theatre to Present MADAGASCAR, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Join Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre's Court Jesters Young Peoples' Theatre for "Madagascar - A Musical Adventure JR." based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture.  (more...)

Casting Announced for New Line Theatre's 27th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," announces its 27th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the St. Louis premiere of the four-woman rock opera LIZZIE, a very different take on the Lizzie Borden legend, running Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 2017; followed by Cole Porter's satiric masterpiece ANYTHING GOES, running March 1-24, 2018; and the St. Louis premiere of the world's first bio-historical musical comedy, YEAST NATION, written by the Urinetown team, running May 31-June 23, 2018. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's home, the Marcelle Theater, in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

VIDEO: FROZEN Sends a Welcome Chill Over Summer as Banners Go Up in Denver!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

In the video below, DCPA Broadway Executive Director John Ekeberg talks about Frozen as banners for the show were hoisted throughout the Denver Performing Arts Complex - ironically, on the first day of summer! (more...)

Conductors Announced for 2017 Hart Institute at The Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the names of the six distinguished professionals selected to participate in the third annual residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera taking place November 5 - 19, 2017 in Dallas, Texas: (more...)

Winners of Seventh Annual WICKED Young Writer Awards Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

THE 2017 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS today announced its winners during a ceremony involving over 115 shortlisted finalists and their families and teachers at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the award-winning musical WICKED. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 23, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)

Ryan Raftery's THE RISE AND FALL (AND RISE) OF MARTHA STEWART to Spruce Up Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Ryan Raftery, creator and star of the smash hit Anna Wintour and Andy Cohen musicals, returns to Joe's Pub to premiere the final show in his 'Titans of Media' trilogy based on the tale of America's first self-made female billionaire. (more...)

Catherine Charlebois and Ben Michael to Lead North Carolina Theatre's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, has announced casting for the upcoming production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, playing July 25-30 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Mario Lamar Hunter and His Laid Back Jazz Ensemble Announce 'Powerful Jazz Winds'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Mario Lamar Hunter and his Laid Back Jazz Ensemble: Powerful Jazz Winds project is a unique blend of Jazz Standards that offer the listener a nostalgic musical experience through Mario's interpretations that sound like a natural choice for his soulful expression' says Jaijai Jackson of The Jazz Network Worldwide. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents HIGH SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC opens the 17/18 season with Cole Porter's sparkling musical, HIGH SOCIETY, July 12-29 in the Garvin Theatre.  (more...)

Akko Theatre Center Presents STRONG WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The play 'Strong Women' produced by the Akko Theatre Center follows three dominant women as they arrive to the 'Hollow of the sling' seeking for forgiveness, and the three actors who play them. (more...)

ONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina Reza
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Old Vic today announced the next One Voice at The Old Vic which will take place on 7 July featuring new monologues written by Mark Watson and Amelia Bullmore performed by Katherine Parkinson and Niamh Cusack as well as a monologue by Yasmina Reza. (more...)

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