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BWW Review: SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM at Starlight Theatre
by Alan Portner - Nov 28, 2016

Starlight Theatre continues its indoor season with the return of 'Sister' for a new Catechism lesson based about half on the Holy Nativity and half on CSI - The Holy Land. 'Sister' (played to the hilt by Mary Zentmyer) arrives back at Starlight after a successful run last year with her 'Late Night Catechism Class.' (more...)

Red Snow Collective presents COMFORT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Red Snow Collective is proud to present the world premiere of Comfort, written by Canadian playwright and performer Diana Tso (Red Snow), and directed by William Yong (Zata Omm). Comfort, a poetic yet disturbing drama that features live music, innovative staging, and stylized movement, will be presented at the Aki Studio Theatre from November 24 - December 10, 2016. (more...)

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NCAC Calls for Burnsville, MN City Officials to Apologize for Cancelling Play with 'Mulatto' in Title
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) and the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, two organizations committed to defending creative freedom, are calling on City officials of Burnsville, Minnesota, to make amends for refusing to allow the performance of a play with the word 'mulatto' in the title. (more...)

BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents OLIVER!
by Herbert Paine - May 5, 2017

When a gaggle of 25 eminently talented youngsters snakes around the tables of a workhouse dining room to the tune of Food, Glorious Food, it is a sign of things to come in Andy Meyers's production of OLIVER! (on stage through May 21st at Arizona Broadway Theatre): exuberant choreography (Kurtis Overby) and a dynamic song-and-dance ensemble to match. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group presents UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group concludes its 7th season of progressive classic theatre with Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, in the Philadelphia premiere of a new version by Annie Baker.  All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.  To purchase tickets, visit www.Quintessencetheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)


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Billy Bush Breaks Silence on 'Access Hollywood' Tape, Donald Trump & More
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2017

In a new, sweeping interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Billy Bush speaks for the very first time about the now infamous Donald Trump 'Access Hollywood' tape which contained Donald Trump making crude remarks about women and ultimately led to the firing of Bush from his job on NBC's 'Today.' (more...)

Finalists Announced for Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and Stiles + Drewe Prize Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Stephen Sondheim Society and Mercury Musical Developments today announce the 12 finalists for the annual West End Gala for The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and The Stiles + Drewe Prize. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo and Readers Respond to Glenn Close's Public Apology
by Alan Henry - May 20, 2017

Tony Award Winner Cynthia Erivo took to BroadwayWorld.com's Facebook page to respond to Glenn Close's public Apology for missing a performance on Mother's Day due to illness.  (more...)

Eric Haggman Premiers 2017 Summer Reading List
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

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Glenn Close Issues Open Apology for SUNSET BOULEVARD Absence on Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

This evening, Tony Award winner, Glenn Close, took to Facebook to issue and open and heartfelt Apology to audiences at Sunset Boulevard for her absence from the show on Mother's Day. (more...)

BWW Review: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2, AND 3) at Actor's Express
by Amy Zipperer - May 16, 2017

When Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3) premiered at The Public Theater in New York in 2014, The New York Times called it 'extraordinary' and Huffington Post declared it to be a 'triumphant' work with 'soaring language and provocative debate.' Now Actor's Express is bringing Parks's story to Atlanta audiences under the direction of Martin Damien Wilkins, and this new production, in addition to garnering the  'extraordinary' and 'triumphant' superlatives of its New York predecessor, is both simply rendered and breathtakingly powerful. (more...)

Bravo Digital Greenlights Five New Video Series
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2017

Bravo Media is giving the greenlight to five new original digital series, it was announced today by Lisa Hsia, Executive Vice President, Digital, Bravo & Oxygen Media. The announcement marks the network's commitment to doubling down on short-form digital content and comes on the heels of a record-breaking month and best quarter ever for Bravo Digital (more...)

Xulon Press Announces New Book of Poetry Offering Hope to Broken Souls
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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NARSOCIETY - THE SOCIAL MEDIA SHAMING MUSICAL to Premiere at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Chris Valenti Enterprises presents NARSOCIETY - THE SOCIAL MEDIA SHAMING MUSICAL at the Hudson Backstage Theater in Hollywood. (more...)

Author Dr. Dorothy McCoy Releases First Novel, 'Return of the English Bulldog'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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Nintendo Wins Groundbreaking Copyright Case against Seller of Circumvention Devices
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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The 160th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision: Apology to Be Given
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

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Handsome Ghost Releases Two New Singles; Announce U.S. Headline Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

After a handful of EPs, Handsome Ghost is readying its debut album. Expect introspection spun through Handsome Ghost's unique blend of optimistic pop and take on downtempo singer-songwriter blues. (more...)

Bravo Media Delivers Top Shelf Drama on the Three-Part Reunion of VANDERPUMP RULES
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Bravo Media serves up drama on the rocks with a three-part reunion of “Vanderpump Rules” kicking-off on Monday, April 3 at 8 PM ET/PT. Host Andy Cohen sits down with Lisa Vanderpump and her current and former SUR staff to rehash the season's defining moments. From scandalous hookups and cheating accusations to wild wedding festivities, Jax Taylor, Stassi Schroeder, Scheana Shay, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, James Kennedy, Katie Maloney, Tom Schwartz, Kristen Doute, and Brittany Catwright hold nothing back as they answer the tough questions. The reunion gets tense when Lala Kent shocks the group with her return and Mike Shayconfronts Scheana for the first time since she filed for divorce. For a sneak peek at the reunion, click here: here http://www.bravotv.com/vanderpump-rules/season-5/videos/your-first-look-at-the-vanderpump-rules-season-5-reunion (more...)

BWW Review: GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS says F*** YOU at Dirt Dogs Theatre Co
by Brett Cullum - Mar 11, 2017

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS stands the test of time because old white men are still jerks and Mamet is a genius at creating dialogue for them. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Stage LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE BROKEN HEART in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre with its spring 2017 repertory productions of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost and John Ford's The Broken Heart. (more...)

Valentine's Chocolate and Wine Tasting Set for Contemporary Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Stuck without plans for Valentine's Day? The Contemporary Theater Company has you covered with events for lovers of chocolate, theater, and wine! (more...)

BWW Review: Canadian Hit LATE COMPANY Makes American Premiere at Theatre 40
by Don Grigware - Jan 23, 2017

Bullying remains the number one problem among high school students in today's world. In Jordan Tannahill's Late Company he explores a Canadian family whose gay son committed suicide due to the influences of bullying at the Toronto school he attended. Currently onstage at Theatre 40, in its American premiere, Late Company boasts superb direction from Bruce Gray and a dynamic cast of 5 actors. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Gingold Group's Monthly Project Shaw: MRS WARREN'S PROFESSION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, kicked off its 12th Season when it presented its 120th concert presentation with Shaw's 1893 comedy Mrs. Warren's Profession on Monday, January 16 at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Scoop: THE GREAT INDOORS on CBS - Thursday, February 9, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GREAT INDOORS, airing on CBS on Thursday, February 9, 2017! (more...)

Trump Supporter Who Interrupted HAMILTON Banned from Chicago Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

BroadwayWorld has learned that a Trump supporter interrupted the Saturday evening performance of Hamilton in Chicago. An audience member seated in the balcony allegedly shouted 'We won! You Lost! Get over it! F*ck you!' during the number 'Dear Theodosia.' (more...)

Scoop: THE GREAT INDOORS on CBS - Today, February 9, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GREAT INDOORS, airing on CBS today, February 9, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET's New Combinations 2017
by Wesley Doucette - Feb 6, 2017

A review of three works presented at the New York City Ballet's 'New Works' program. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress and Singer Kate Stanley Brennan Talks THE WHITE DEVIL
by Marianka Swain - Feb 5, 2017

Kate Stanley Brennan's theatre work includes Wuthering Heights at the Gate Theatre, Yerma at the West Yorkshire Playhouse and The Night Alive at Lyric Belfast. She's currently starring in Annie Ryan's production of Webster's The White Devil in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, the evocative candlelit indoor space at Shakespeare's Globe. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Comedy Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Feb 27, 2017

The Play That Goes Wrong starts subtly with a member of the audience brought up on stage to lend a hand to two hopeless stage technicians, Trevor and Annie. They are setting the stage for a performance of Murder at Haversham Manor by the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society. With fireplace mantles falling down and doors that won't close (and then won't open), we are introduced to the slapstick nature of the show. (more...)


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BWW Review: THE TROJAN WOMEN at Taffety Punk Theatre Company
by Heather Hill - Feb 20, 2017

Riot Grrls, the all-women arm of Taffety Punk Theatre Company, made the brilliant decision to take on THE TROJAN WOMEN, a play written by Euripides and translated into English by Edith Hamilton. Although the play itself is practically as old as time, the story remains jarringly relevant in today's time. It is directed by Kelsey Mesa.  (more...)

Rich Mix to Showcase Vibrant Indie Short Films at Sunday Screenings Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Rich Mix will play host to quarterly film festival Sunday Screenings this February, as Cinema Hades returns to the vibrant independent cinema in the heart of East London with an eclectic line up of exciting new short films. (more...)

Apollo Design CEO Pens Apology After Facebook Posts Cause Boycott
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The CEO of Apollo Design, Joel Nichols, has removed his Facebook page and issued an Apology from the company's official account after his politically motivated posts spurred a boycott by lighting designers, electricians and others. (more...)

BWW Recap: Everyone's Got Secrets on this Week's GREY'S ANATOMY
by Lauren Gienow - Feb 10, 2017

Last night's episode of GREY'S ANATOMY was all about secrets—specifically the deep dark personal secrets that are just too revealing to tell anybody. The episode was aptly titled “None of Your Business”. Several characters navigated romantic, professional and familiar relationships while keeping a secret close to the chest. By the end of the episode, most of those secrets remained unspoken. This might seem frustrating to viewers who just want our favorite characters to open up and share…but at the same time, it is pretty darn realistic. (more...)

BWW Recap: The Merry Wives of Negan on THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Dec 5, 2016

Not really sure what we did to deserve all these extra long episodes this season, but I'm not going to be the one to complain. We were chock full of information in this penultimate (is that possible?) episode for the first half of Season Seven tonight. (more...)

Susan Egan Weighs in on HAMILTON Controversy in Response to Larry O'Connor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

Following the curtain speech made by the Broadway cast of Hamilton to Vice President-elect Mike Pence that took over the Internet, the resultant aftermath included an article from Hot Air writer Larry O'Connor (formally known by the alias 'Stage Right') titled 'And this is why I was a closeted conservative when I worked on Broadway' (sic). (more...)

Brazil Brewery Removed Ganesha & Vishnu Beers From Website After Hindu Protest
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Amparo (Sao Paulo, Brazil) based "award-winning" Cervejaria Ashby brewery seems to have removed beers carrying images of Hindu deities Ganesha and Vishnu within few days of Hindu protest, as these were not seen on its website on December 28. (more...)

BWW Review: ART, Old Vic
by Debbie Gilpin - Dec 21, 2016

Opening the Old Vic's 2016-17 season, and following on from the Glenda Jackson-led King Lear, 'Art' is a new translation of Yasmina Reza's French play that celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. It is a comedy of friendship that brings Rufus Sewell, Tim Key and Paul Ritter back to the London stage, and reunites the original production's creative team. (more...)

Regional Roundup: 'Tis the Season! Top 10 Holiday Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 12/2; BLACK NATIVITY in DC, A CHRISTMAS CAROL in Austin and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago, and PYGMALION in Orlando, just to name a few. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Traverse announces its Spring/Summer 2017 season today, December 12. The work presented has been selected to directly address a mix of both long-existent and emergent social, political and technological challenges, and comes from some of the most exciting companies in the UK. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2017 Programme
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Dec 12, 2016

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Photo Flash: Hershey Area Playhouse presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to present the second production of its 2017 season, Rabbit Hole, a story that delves into the complexity of a family navigating deep grief, and learning what it means to live a fruitful life when things fall apart. (more...)

Andrew St. James 'The Big Ole Veronica Apology Record' Out 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Andrew St. James is pleased to announce that his new full length recording The Big Ole Veronica Apology Record will be released June 16th via Island Jar Records. (more...)

2017 Adelaide Cabaret Festival Program Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The tables are turning in 2017 and Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival invites you to join the revolution and discover the sumptuous offerings in its 2017 program. Discover new venues and old friends and expect to feel upturned, challenged and delighted by incredible performers that could change your world view. (more...)

Eric Haggman Launches Author Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Noor Theatre's 48 HOUR FORUM to Spotlight Middle Eastern Voices
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Noor Theatre is New York's only theatre representing voices of the Middle Eastern diaspora. Noor is often asked to respond to the barrage of news related to the Middle East and beyond. Often, when news breaks, it can take several years before we see something on stage about it. (more...)

VIDEO: United CEO Reveals 'Shame' Over Recent Passenger Incident; Offers Apology
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

On today's GOOD MORNING AMERICA, United CEO Oscar Munoz spoke in an exclusive first interview regarding a recent incident in which a passenger was violently dragged off a plane.   (more...)

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