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HCP Announces Results for Quarter Ended March 31, 2016 and Expands Executive Leadership Team
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

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THE BIG DRY Opens in June at Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Imagine a world of dust. A future where water drips brown from the taps. Where dust storms reduce houses to rubble. Where a young boy, George (Rory Potter) and his younger brother, Beeper (played alternatively by Jack Andrew & Noah Sturzaker), fight to survive while waiting for their father to return home.  And where a young rebellious girl, Emily (Sofia Nolan), won't take no for an answer. Imagine the future. Imagine The Big Dry. (more...)

Hormel Foods Launches HORMEL VITAL CUISINE Line Designed to Meet Nutritional Needs of Cancer Patients
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

For individuals battling decreased appetite and energy, unintentional weight loss and fatigue while undergoing cancer treatment, Hormel Foods has introduced the HORMEL VITAL CUISINE line of packaged Ready to Eat meals, nutrition shakes and whey protein powders. Designed specifically to support the unique nutritional needs of cancer patients, the product portfolio is power-packed with nutrition, providing a much-needed balance of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions to Screen National Theatre's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions will show a film of the National Theatre of London's production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton on Saturday, June 4 at 1pm and Wednesday, June 8 at 2pm and 7pm, in partnership with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. (more...)

Tracy Morgan, Dick Gregory and More to Headline Carolines On Broadway in June!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of June 2016, highlighted by headliners Tracy Morgan, from NBC's 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live, June 2 - 4; legendary activist and comedian Dick Gregory, June 4 and 5; Maz Jobrani, from the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour and author of "I'm Not a Terrorist But I Play One on TV," June 10 - 12; Darrell Hammond, from NBC's Saturday Night Live, June 16 - 18; Gilbert Gottfried, from the film The Aristocrats, June 23; Jon Rudnitsky, from NBC's Saturday Night Live, June 24 - 26; and Michael Blackson, The African King of Comedy, July 4th Weekend, June 30 ( - July 3). (more...)

SHINING CITY, Starring Matthew Broderick, Starts Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

A friendly reminder! Previews begin tonight for Irish Repertory Theatre's production of Conor McPherson's acclaimed play SHINING CITY, starring two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick. Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly, SHINING CITY also features Billy Carter (The Weir, Port Authority), Lisa Dwan (the acclaimed Beckett Trilogy), and James Russell (Port Authority, Juno and the Paycock). (more...)

New Actors Company Returns to Park Theatre with Sunday Readings This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

The New Actors Company will return to Park Theatre this month, by popular demand, with a new season of Sunday Readings in the Park. The new season Rediscovering Rep runs on selected Sundays between 22 May - 24 July 2016. (more...)

Mario Cantone & Jerry Dixon Headed to Bay Street Theater for Memorial Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND with MARIO CANTONE & JERRY DIXON, 'HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON?', May 28 at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now for Patrons and Subscribers until March 11 and to the general public on March 12. To become a Patron call Kim Fink, Director of Development at 631-725-0818. To become a Subscriber call the Box Office at 631-725-9500. For more information and to find out when tickets are available to the public, log on to www.baystreet.org or call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 5 pm. The Box Office will be open 7 days a week beginning Memorial Day weekend. This evening includes a special VIP ticket opportunity to mix and mingle with the artists at a cocktail party following the performance. (more...)

Dana Gould to Headline Comedy Works Larimer Square This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Dana Gould is set to headline Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square from April 14 to April 16, 2016. (more...)

Center Stage Announces 2016-17 Season - LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, THE WHITE SNAKE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Center Stage announces a 2016/17 homecoming season featuring four mainstage shows and a return to its Baltimore building after a year-long $28 million renovation. Season highlights include a world-premiere adaptation and Center Stage commission of Toni Morrison's Jazz directed by Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, two Baltimore premieres and the grand opening of the new building. (more...)

Universalist Players to Present Disney's THE ARISTOCRATS KIDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

The intergenerational cast of the Universalist Players is staging the award-winning musical comedy "Disney's The Aristocats KIDS" on Friday, April 1 at 7pm and Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 1:30 pm at the Universalist Church, 433 Fern Street in West Hartford, CT. (more...)

FIGHTING SHADOWS with Emmy Nominee Richard Cabral to Play Rosenthal Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

 Jami Gertz in Association with Homeboy Industries and The Rosenthal Theater at Inner-City Arts are thrilled to present the world premiere of a new play with music, FIGHTING SHADOWS, co-written and performed by 2015 Emmy nominee Richard Cabral ("American Crime"), with musical collaboration by Rocio Mendoza and directed and co-written by Robert Egan.  FIGHTING SHADOWS will preview on Friday, April 15 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, April 16 at 7pm and run through Sunday, May 8 at the Rosenthal Theater at Inner City Arts, 720 Kohler Street in Los Angeles, 90021. (more...)

BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Is Firecracker Full of Laughs - Rapson and Massey Rock!
by Herbert Paine - Mar 17, 2016

What an absolutely and utterly engaging and rollicking good time is A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, the winner of four 2014 Tony Awards including Best Musical, now on tour and raising the rooftop at ASU Gammage. Propelling that rooftop to delirious heights is a sterling ensemble, featuring the jet-fueled performances of John Rapson and Kevin Massey; the fun- and pun-infused lyrics of Steven Lutvak's and Robert Freedman's score, conveyed with brio under the direction of Lawrence Goldberg; Alexander Dodge's majestic period set; and Aaron Rhyne's uber-creative special effects (surreal projections of the m.o. of murder). (more...)

Geva to Continue Season with Co-Production of A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

A classic drama by America's only Nobel Prize-winning playwright continues the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series as Geva Theatre Center presents A Moon for the Misbegotten by Eugene O'Neill and directed by Ben Barnes in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from March 29 through April 24. (more...)

Company of Fools to Open 21st Season with GREY GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

?Company of Fools (COF) opens its 21st season with the haunting and often hilarious  musical, Grey Gardens, with book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael Korie. Performances run June 28-July 20 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. When it premiered on Broadway in 2006, Grey Gardens was hailed as Time magazine's number one show of the year and garnered 10 Tony Award nominations. (more...)

Center Theatre Group to Host Talkback with Betty Buckley, Rachel York and Michael Wilson Following Film Screening
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Center Theatre Group will host a special event featuring a screening of "Grey Gardens," the 1975 classic documentary, followed by a conversation with Betty Buckley, Rachel York and Michael Wilson - the stars and director of the upcoming Ahmanson Theatre production of the Tony Award-nominated "Grey Gardens" The Musical. (more...)

Freddie Fox, Clare Foster, Amy Morgan and More Announced for TRAVESTIES Revival
by Marianka Swain - Jun 29, 2016

Menier Chocolate Factory has announced further casting for its major revival of Tom Stoppard's TRAVESTIES. Joining Tom Hollander are: Clare Foster (Cecily), Freddie Fox (Tristan Tzara), Forbes Masson (Lenin), Peter McDonald (James Joyce), Amy Morgan (Gwendolen) and Sarah Quist (Nadya). Patrick Marber directs, and the production opens on 4 October, with previews from 22 September and runs until 19 November. Public booking opens today. (more...)

Mary Beth Peil to Join Janet McTeer & Liev Schreiber in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil will join Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. (more...)

Josh Young, Bryan Batt Join Rachel York and Betty Buckley in GREY GARDENS at the Ahmanson; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The cast is set for 'Grey Gardens' The Musical at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre. Directed by Michael Wilson, 'Grey Gardens' The Musical will begin previews on July 6, with the opening set for July 13, 2016. Performances continue through August 14. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rachel York, Betty Buckley and More in Rehearsal for GREY GARDENS at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

'Grey Gardens' The Musical at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre, directed by Michael Wilson, will begin previews on July 6, with the opening set for July 13, 2016. Performances continue through August 14. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the starry company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Something's Coming: A First Look at the Broadway Season Ahead!
by Nora Dominick - Jun 19, 2016

The 2016 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the 2016-2017 Broadway season. With new musicals and plays about to descend to Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving next season! (more...)

Joe Satriani's 'Surfing to Shockwave' Tour Heads to Europe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Following on the footsteps of the hugely successful North American 'Surfing to Shockwave' tour, Joe Satriani announces his upcoming European tour dates beginning June 18th in France. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Rachel York, Betty Buckley and More in Rehearsals for GREY GARDENS at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

'Grey Gardens' The Musical begins previews tonight, July 6, at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre. Directed by Michael Wilson, 'Grey Gardens' The Musical will open July 13, 2016. Performances continue through August 14.  BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek at rehearsals below! (more...)

Rachel York and Betty Buckley Set for Stage Talks at Ahmanson's GREY GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

A series of Stage Talks have been set for 'Grey Gardens' The Musical at CTG/Ahmanson, to take place following the performance on Tuesdays, July 26, August 2 and 9. Cast members Rachel York and Betty Buckley will comment on the production and answer questions from audience members. (more...)

Birgitte Hjort Sorensen Will Join Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Danish actress Birgitte Hjort Sorensen (Pitch Perfect 2, 'Vinyl') will make her Broadway debut as 'Madame de Tourvel' alongside Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. Ms. Sorensen previously appeared on the Donmar stage in Ms. Rourke's 2014 production of Coriolanus opposite Tom Hiddleston. (more...)

Review Roundup: GREY GARDENS, Starring Betty Buckley and Rachel York, in L.A.
by Review Roundups - Jul 18, 2016

'Grey Gardens' The Musical opened at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on July 13, 2016. Directed by Michael Wilson, performances of the bittersweet story continue through August 14. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes and Highlights of GREY GARDENS Starring Betty Buckley and Rachel York!
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2016

GREY GARDENS The Musical opened at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre July 13, 2016. Directed by Michael Wilson, performances of the bittersweet story continue through August 14. Check out a behind the scenes look below, along with highlights of the performance! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Angela Lansbury & More Attend GREY GARDENS THE MUSICAL Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

GREY GARDENS THE MUSICAL opened at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. BroadwayWorld has photos from the starry opening night - check them out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Betty Buckley & Rachel York Discuss GREY GARDENS THE MUSICAL
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Below, watch the show's leading ladies Rachel York and Betty Buckley discuss the show during an appearance on ABC news. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Betty Buckley and Rachel York in GREY GARDENS at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

'Grey Gardens' The Musical opens at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre this Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Directed by Michael Wilson, performances of the bittersweet story continue through August 14. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the starry cast onstage below! (more...)

BWW Preview: Dorian Gray Opens at the Overtime This Weekend
by Backstage Bunny - Jul 11, 2016

Derek Berlin, who won an ATAC Globe award for his performance in the title role of the musical Nosferatu at PASA in June last year, is opening his one-man show on Dorian Gray (adapted from Oscar Wilde's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray') at the Overtime this coming weekend. (more...)

GREY GARDENS, Starring Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell, Opens Tonight at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

The eagerly awaited European premiere of the Broadway musical GREY GARDENS, based on an iconic 1975 documentary, tells the spectacular real life rise and fall of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis's aunt and cousin, Edith and Edie Bouvier Beale. The production began a 6-week season in The Large at Southwark Playhouse from on 2 January and officially opens tonight 7 January 2016. (more...)

EE Hunt Releases ARISTOCRATS OF THE SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Author EE Hunt demonstrates the universality of goodness in his new spiritually-edifying book, 'Aristocrats of the Spirit' (published by Xlibris). Recounting the inspiring people he has met in his walk through life, Hunt attempts to prove that virtues transcend any faith or religion. (more...)

Cast of the Donmar Warehouse's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Featured in New Audiobook
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

A brand new audio adaptation delving into Choderlos de Laclos' infamous novel of seduction, intrigue and revenge, Les Liaisons Dangereuses - starring the cast of the current sold-out London theatre production at the Donmar Warehouse, including Elaine Cassidy (The Paradise), Janet McTeer (The Honourable Woman) and Dominic West (The Wire, The Affair)  - is available to download for free at audible.co.uk/Donmar from 28th January. (more...)

WiLAN Subsidiary Enters into License Agreement with Thermo Fisher
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

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WiLAN Subsidiary, North Star Innovations, Inc., Enters Into License Agreement With GLOBALFOUNDRIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

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Little Radical Theatrics to Present A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Little Radical Theatrics (Fatima Viegas, Executive Producer) proudly presents its first show of LRT's 5th full season, the classic Broadway comedy "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum". Directed by LRT Artistic Director Michael J Mirra, Choreographed by Bretten Popiel with Musical Direction by Steve Loftus. "Something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone: a comedy tonight!" is the promise of one of Broadway's most loved musicals. Sure, producers and audiences may have missed the boat with the heavily anticipated, indefinitely postponed James Corden-led revival this past season, but that's where the Little Radicals come in to serve up the surplus of silliness! A FUNNY THING … FORUM tells the story of Pseudolus, a slave in ancient Rome, who goes to great lengths to gain his freedom by helping his young master woo the pretty girl next door. (more...)

NJPAC to Welcome Gilbert Gottfried, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) located at 1 Center Street in Newark, New Jersey presents Gilbert Gottfried. Gilbert Gottfried, the outspoken comedian known equally for voicing animated kids' characters and for testing the boundaries of good taste, presents an evening of standup featuring his signature brand of irreverent, foul-mouthed hilarity on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 8PM. (more...)

Gilbert Gottfried, Jay Pharoah & More Coming Up at Carolines on Broadway This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of March 2016, highlighted by headliners Rod Man, winner of Season 8 of NBC's Last Comic Standing, March 3 - 6; Gilbert Gottfried, from the film The Aristocrats, March 10; Eddie Pepitone, from his Netflix special In Ruins, March 11 - 13; Jay Pharoah, from NBC's Saturday Night Live, March 17 - 20; Louie Anderson, from FX's Baskets, March 24 - 26; and Des Bishop, from his stand-up special Made in China, March 31 - April 3. (more...)

Slow Burn Theatre to Stage 'HUNCHBACK', TITANIC and More in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

South Florida's acclaimed Slow Burn Theatre Company has announced its upcoming 2016-17 season, featuring four blockbuster musicals that will be presented exclusively at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

NJPAC to Welcome Gilbert Gottfried, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) located at 1 Center Street in Newark, New Jersey presents Gilbert Gottfried. Gilbert Gottfried, the outspoken comedian known equally for voicing animated kids' characters and for testing the boundaries of good taste, presents an evening of standup featuring his signature brand of irreverent, foul-mouthed hilarity on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 8PM. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com for 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016
by BWW - Feb 21, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016. (more...)

Coral Springs Center of the Arts to Welcome Comedians Jackie 'The Joke Man' Martling & Michele Balan, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

 The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is presenting two hilarious comedians this Saturday night at the state-of-the-art performing arts center located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive. Their appearance is part of the Rrazz Room Cabaret Series at the Coral Springs Museum of Art. (more...)

Lehmann Maupin Presents Hernan Bas' BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS Exhibition, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present Hernan Bas' Bright Young Things, the artist's fourth solo exhibition with the gallery, featuring new paintings on canvas and paper. Bas draws from a pool of references found in art, poetry, religion, mythology, film, and literature. In this recent series, he turns his attention specifically to 1920s London, and a group of young, bohemian Aristocrats that emerged post-World War I. The artist will be present for an opening reception at the gallery on Thursday, March 10 from 6-8 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Catching up with Kristen Beth Williams
by Caroline Sposto - Feb 11, 2016

The wildly popular musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder will be at The Memphis Orpheum February 9 - 14th. This daring, dark comedy hails from Roy Horniman's 1907 novel, Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal, told through the eyes of a man who bumps off the Aristocrats standing in the way of his title. In 1949, the book was loosely adapted into the movie, 'Kind Hearts and Coronets' which starred Dennis Price, Joan Greenwood, Valerie Hobson, and Alec Guinness. In 2014, Robert Freedman and Steven Lutvak set the story to music. It has been nabbing awards and slaying audiences ever since. (more...)

Dana Gould Set for Comedy Works Larimer Square This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Dana Gould is headed to Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square from April 14 to 16, 2016. (more...)

Boston Public Library to Commemorate 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death with Two Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

2016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, and Boston Public Library and the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center will honor the Bard's lasting legacy with two exhibitions at the Central Library this fall, as well as programming at library locations citywide. Boston Public Library holds one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Shakespeare in a public institution, including the first four folios of his collected works, 45 early quarto editions of individual plays, and thousands of volumes of early source material, commentaries, translations, manuscripts, and more. (more...)

Breaking News: Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber Will Lead LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber will return to Broadway this Fall in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereusesby Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. The production begins performances on Saturday, October 8, 2016 and will open on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). This is a 15-week only engagement through Sunday, January 22, 2017. (more...)

ShowKids Invitational Theatre Stages ME & MY GIRL This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

ShowKids Invitational Theatre (SKIT) follows up its spectacular SEUSSICAL with ME & MY GIRL, a delightful musical comedy with enough fun and frolic for the whole family! Rarely performed in the U.S., this British romp has charm and wit to spare, and Hunterdon County's award-winning ShowKids help us hop the pond to enjoy the musical mayhem - a great way to celebrate Mother's Day! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Geva Theatre's A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

A classic drama by America's only Nobel Prize-winning playwright continues the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series as Geva Theatre Center presents A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN by Eugene O'Neill and directed by Ben Barnes in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage now through April 24, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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