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New Jersey Performing Arts Center (Newark, NJ)
1 Center St
Newark, NJ 07102

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Based on a story developed with Susan Yankowitz

"Baby" tells the story of three couples on a university campus as they deal with the painful, rewarding and agonizingly funny consequences of this universal experience. There are the college students, barely at the beginning of their adult lives; the 30-somethings, having trouble conceiving but determined to try; and the middle aged parents, looking forward to seeing their last child graduate from college when a night of unexpected passion lands them back where they started.


PPhoto Flash: West Coast Premiere of BABY DOLL at the Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

With lead actress Lindsay LaVanchy currently in New Orleans shooting an episode of Scream: The TV Series for MTV, the Fountain Theatre has announced a revised running schedule for the West Coast premiere of Baby Doll, adapted by Pierre Laville and Emily Mann from the 1956 Academy Award-nominated film by Tennessee Williams. The new opening date will be July 29, and performances will continue through Sept. 25. (more...)

PRINCESS: The Good Girls Gone Bad To Open At LOST Theatre
by Edward Baker - Jul 28, 2016

'Stuart Saint knows exactly what the show needs, how to do it well, and he's made every effort to ensure the show is as fun, energetic, and slick as possible' Grumpy Gay Critic on Saucy Stuart Saint is a director, composer, choreographer and writer best known for his innovate and radical adult pantos at the Leicester Square Theatre. He also directed Oscar Wilde story De Profundis and was a director on the award-winning comedy show Newsrevue. (more...)

Florida Theatrical Association Announces Selections for Inaugural New Musical Discovery Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Florida Theatrical Association (FTA) has announced the winners of the inaugural New Musical Discovery Series, a showcase for new musicals to be presented September 9 - 11, 2016, at The MEZZ and The Abbey in downtown Orlando. (more...)

BWW Review: IF/THEN at Starlight Theatre
by Alan Portner - Jul 28, 2016

'If/Then,' now playing through Sunday at the Starlight Theatre, is a show the audience wants to love. It is chock full of big songs, great performances, and memorable dancing. Sets are cleverly designed to resemble impressionist versions of everyday New York big city locations that have the ability to gracefully and seamlessly transform one into the next. Orchestrations are lush and fully realized. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, August 13, 2016
by - Jul 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, August 13, 2016! (more...)

Lauren Molina and Bri Sudia to Star in WONDERFUL TOWN at Goodman Theatre; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The cast and creative team is set for Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN - Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov. (more...)

BWW Review: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE A Pleasant Diversion
by Joni Lorraine - Jul 28, 2016

SMOKY JOE'S CAFE is a light and fluffy diversion. It may be just what is needed in July of an election year. (more...)

Decision Support Now in the Hands of Every Provider: EvidenceCare Launches Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

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A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Shake Barter Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Barter Theatre presents "A Night with Janis Joplin" beginning August 18 through September 10. (more...)

Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for BLACK MIRROR, GILMORE GIRLS & More
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, today announced premiere dates for eight upcoming series that span documentary, drama and comedy, including: Chef's Table: France; Joe Swanberg's Easy; The Ranch; Lovesick (fka Scrotal Recall); Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life; Captive; Beat Bugs (S2); One Day at a Time; and Black Mirror. (more...)

Healthcare IT and Substance Use Disorder Experts Host Webinar to Discuss the Transformation of Addiction Treatment and Recovery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

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The Name is Bond... at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

For the second to last concert of Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival 2016 at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre-the audience is sure to hear these words ringing in their ears: The name is Bond...James Bond. (more...)

Scoop: Disney Junior August 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jul 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on Disney Junior August 2016 Programming Highlights (more...)

Acrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces programming for the 2016-17 season featuring internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, comedy, and jazz; family shows as part of the Family Discovery Series, returning favorites, the best of touring Broadway, and more! (more...)

Arizona Rose Company Proud to Offer Affordable Alternative to...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

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NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING Heading to DVD, On-Demand & Digital HD This September
by Movies News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Just when you thought it couldn't get more outrageous, Seth Rogen (This Is The End, Pineapple Express) and Zac Efron (The Lucky One, That Awkward Moment) return in the hilarious, no boundaries comedy, NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING, coming to Digital HD September 6, 2016 (more...)

Dan P. Greaney Pens New Book, THE WORST GENERATION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Publishing 30th September 2016 by Roundfire Books, an imprint of John Hunt Publishing Ltd., The Worst Generation by Dan P. Greaney is aimed at the American electorate, current and future. Consumers. Baby Boomers. Parents. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Feinstein's/54 Below's Lynn Bound & Amy's Bread Create New Sandwich To Benefit Broadway Barks
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 27, 2016

Tails wagged at Feinstein's/54 Below as New York's favorite baker, Amy's Bread unveiled a new offering in it's popular Chef Sandwiches for Good charity program.  The latest creation by Chef Lynn Bound of Feinstein's/54 Below is the light and healthy "Broadway Beets" sandwich made with roasted beets, pickled vegetables, Camembert cheese and Baby kale, served on a New York State Whole Wheat Seeded Sandwich Roll by Amy's Bread.   (more...)

Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway to Continue Crown & Anchor Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Producer Rick Murray's Crown & Anchor Broadway Series continues its 2016 season at the Paramount Cabaret in Provincetown, MA with Liz Callaway & Ann Hampton Callaway in Concert. (more...)

Coney Island Hall of Fame and 6th Annual History Day Coming Up This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Celebrate historic Coney Island at the 6th Annual History Day at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park, Coney Island's oldest amusement park, and the Coney Island History Project. (more...)

SOUTH PACIFIC Opens August 5 at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Travel to Bali Ha'i with Billis and his crew in Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC, starring Broadway's Ben Davis, James Snyder and Erika Henningsen August 5-14 at the Benedum Center. Tickets are now available and can be purchasedonline, by visiting the Theater Square Box Office or calling 412-456-6666. (more...)

Broadway's HOLIDAY INN Cast Set for 'Making Of' Event at The Museum of Jewish Heritage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein, An Imagem Company will continue to celebrate Irving Berlin - the iconic American songwriter behind 'God Bless America,' 'White Christmas,' 'There's No Business Like Show Business' and countless others - with a special evening 'The Making of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical' at The Museum of Jewish Heritage on Tuesday, August 2. (more...)

Kokandy Productions Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Kokandy Productions is pleased to celebrate its fifth anniversary with an expanded season featuring four fully produced musicals, including two Chicago premieres and two guest directors. The 2017/18 Season will also include numerous readings and workshops - adding fresh voices to Kokandy's "New Works Initiative" and emphasizing the company's commitment to becoming an increasingly relevant part of Chicagoland's musical theater and new work development communities. The new season also marks Kokandy's transition to a not-for-profit organization. (more...)

Darren Day, Michael Xavier and Jessica Martin to Lead BUMBLESCRATCH at the Adelphi
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

As previously announced, there will be a special Gala Charity Concert of Robert J. Sherman's new musical Bumblescratch at the Adelphi Theatre on Sunday 4 September 2016 at 6.30pm. This performance is in aid of Variety, the Children's Charity, and is part of commemorations for the 350th Anniversary of the Great Fire of London, which raged in the East End for four days from 2 to 5 September 1666. (more...)

Evolue, Kathy Kuo Home, The Land of Nod, The New York Times Store, Soludos Expand Globally with Borderfree Retail Solution from Pitney Bowes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

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David Perlman to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with MOSTLY FUNNY SONGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

David Perlman (Baby It's You!, Yank!, Madagascar Live!, and other shows without exclamation points) returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for his solo concert debut of Mostly Funny Songs. (more...)

Charles Busch, Carolee Carmello, Alexandra Silber and More Join Transport Group's PETER PAN in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

More exciting casting has been announced for Transport Group's benefit concert celebrating the classic 1954 musical, Peter Pan. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Stuart Goldsmith
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 26, 2016

We speak to comedian Stuart Goldsmith about his 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show Compared To What. (more...)

Scoop: Freeform - August Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jul 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on Freeform - August Programming Highlights (more...)

VIDEO: Matt Damon and Jimmy Kimmel Return to Couples Counseling
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Fans of JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE well know that actor Matt Damon and Jimmy have had relationship issues. They've tried therapy before and it didn't go very well, but last night, they decided to give it another shot. (more...)

Golden Nugget Las Vegas Announces August 2016 Shows, Special Events, Giveaways and Tournaments
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Golden Nugget Las Vegas has announced its August 2016 entertainment, special events, giveaways and tournaments. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, August 16, 2016
by - Jul 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, August 16, 2016! (more...)

The Henegar Center Announces Casting for HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Henegar Center (Hank Rion, Artistic Director) today announced casting for Hand to God, an irreverent puppet comedy. Under the direction of Hank Rion, and written by Robert Askins, Hand to God will play September 9 - 25, 2016 on the Upstairs at The Henegar stage. Single tickets start at $20 for adults, $16 for students/seniors, and are on sale starting August 6 through the Box Office at 321.723.8698 and online at www.henegar.org. Please note: Children under the age of 17 not permitted without an adult. (more...)

Stanley Wayne Mathis Joins NIGHT OF THE LIVING N-WORD!! at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

MyCarl Productions, in association with Kampfire Films, is pleased to announce Broadway veteran Stanley Wayne Mathis has joined the cast of NIGHT OF THE LIVING N-WORD!!, a new play by Kevin R. Free, directed by Nicole A. Watson as part of the 20th annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC. (more...)

First Look - Chilling Drama THE SUFFERING Coming to Theaters & On Demand/DVD
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Breaking Glass has acquired U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to THE SUFFERING, an independent horror film by Robert Hamilton. (more...)

Freeform Orders Mermaid Thriller THE DEEP; Production to Begin This September
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Freeform greenlit new drama pilot THE DEEP, on the heels of greenlighting comedy pilot “Alone Together,” (more...)

BWW Review: Lady Rizo Reports From the Fuzzy Dreamscape of New Motherhood in Her Terrific New Show 'Multiplied' at Joe's Pub
by Remy Block - Jul 25, 2016

Alt-cabaret star Lady Rizo (aka Amelia Zirin-Brown) made her way to the stage to join her multi-instrumental accompanist, Yair Evnine. Threading regally through the audience, she held a translucent umbrella over her head, singing (my favorite Prince song) 'The Beautiful Ones' to Evnine's cello in a beautifully powerful, dusky-toned voice. Her terrific new show, Multiplied (continuing at Joe's Pub on July 25 and 26) is a meditation on modern motherhood, specifically what it means for an artist accustomed to the nomadic freedom of a life on tour to settle into life as a new parent. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS & More Included in Broadway in Miami 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Broadway Across America - Miami and Florida Theatrical Association in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht Center of Miami-Dade County present the 2016 / 2017 Broadway In Miami season featuring: (more...)

The Legend Is Back! FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS to Return to Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The legend is back! Eva Price and Live Nation have just announced that Frankie Valli's triumphant sold-out Broadway debut in Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway! will return for a strictly limited 7 performance engagement from Friday, October 21, 2016 through Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street). (more...)

Chicago Comedian to Bring Interactive Solo Show SPELL to Annoyance NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Take your seat for SPELL, an interactive solo show, where the audience is engaged, volunteered, and messed with in every scene. Zach Zimmerman (The Second City Theatricals, Baby Wants Candy) brings his critically-acclaimed third solo show to the Annoyance NYC for this one-night theatrical experiment. (more...)

Fit Food Finds: PN WOOD FIRED PIZZA in NYC has Healthy and Delicious Crust Choices
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 25, 2016

PN Wood Fired Pizza in the NoMad neighborhood of New York City invites you to make the most of your pizza by selecting healthy, light and delicious crusts that are made from the finest variety of flours. (more...)

Deirdre O'Connell Will Lead MTC's FULFILLMENT CENTER in Summer 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) just announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Fulfillment Center, a new play by Abe Koogler (Kill Floor), directed by Daniel Aukin (Fool For Love at MTC). (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Milk
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2016

We speak to Ross Dunsmore, writer of Milk which is part of TravFest at the Traverse Theatre during the Edinburgh Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: Dani Stoller Presents AWKWARD at Creative Cauldron's 2016 Summer Cabaret Series
by Barbara Johnson - Jul 25, 2016

In an evening featuring classic musical favorites and unexpected gems, longtime DC performer Dani Stoller presents "Awkward: A Musical Ode to the Funny Best Friend" as part of Creative Cauldron's 2016 Summer Cabaret Series. (more...)

Scoop: $100,000 PYRAMID on ABC - Sunday, August 14, 2016
by - Jul 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on $100,000 PYRAMID, airing on ABC on Sunday, August 14, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Playwrights Horizons' AUBERGINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Playwrights Horizons will present AUBERGINE- the New York premiere of a new play by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Julia Cho (BFE at PH, The Language Archive, The Piano Teacher, Durango, The Architecture of Loss), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Fabulation, Inked Baby at PH; Ruined; Her Requiem). (more...)

People's Light Opens Conversations in Fifth Season of COMMUNITY MATTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

Amid the current fractured national landscape - where political and cultural tensions have many people deeply angered, saddened, and retreating to their own ideological camps - the grassroots reading and discussion series, Community Matters at People's Light aims to spark conversation about relevant issues in our community with a diverse array of perspectives and voices. Performed readings of new plays are the centerpiece of each evening, followed by a discussion with community partners, special guests, artists, and audiences. The fifth season of Community Matters features the reading and discussion of plays focused on the American work-force, mental illness, and the representation of race, gender, and sexuality in art. (more...)

Dinner & Show: PROSPECT THEATRE - a True Dinner & Show Venue
by Gil Kaan - Jul 23, 2016

Prospect Theatre, a combination restaurant/bar/cabaret/theatre has just recently opened up in the heart of Hollywood. A substantially sized venue seating 150+, Prospect Theatre plans to complement immersive entertainment (from full-production live theatre to jazz quartets to more intimate cabarets) with fine dining, overseen by Executive Chef Kyle Schutte. (more...)

Creative Team Revealed for Garth Drabinksy's SOUSATZKA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The Globe and Mail stated, 'Craig Lucas (also a Tony winner for The Light in the Piazza) wrote the adaptation - which moves part of the action to South Africa, while the songs were by the composer/lyricist team David Shire and Richard Maltby Jr., whose Broadway outings are 1983's Baby and 1996's Big. Two designers who just won Tony awards for Hamilton were also involved - Paul Tazewell (costumes) and Howell Binkley (lighting).' (more...)

EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: Seth Rudetsky, Liz Callaway, Melissa Errico Part of Televised Performance Wednesday Night at Democratic Convention
by Michael Dale - Jul 22, 2016

A trio of Broadway and cabaret favorites, Seth Rudetsky, Liz Callaway and Melissa Errico will be giving a televised performance Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention (more...)

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