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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.

Ophelia Sol Brings THE BIRTH OF THE UNICORN MERMAID to the Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The one and only fabulously flamboyant Ophelia Sol is back to prove the haters wrong at the Baby shower of the year! Witness the spectacular birth of the Unicorn Mermaid, the mythical creature we know so much about yet have never laid eyes on because is doesn't exist. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY at New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

New London Barn Playhouse presents West Side Story, running now through August 6, directed by Keith Coughlin and choreographed by Michael Jablonski, with music direction by Jonathan Parks. Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins, West Side Story features book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Discover a Prehistoric Adventure with DINOSAUR WORLD at the Lyceum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World where dinosaurs come to life in a brand new interactive show for all the family. Dinosaur World roars into the Lyceum Theatre from Mon 21 - Wed 23 August. (more...)

Beech-Nut Nutrition Study Brings Clarity to the Meaning of 'Natural' Food
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

When it comes to food, 'natural' is a much-debated term, and not just in the U.S. What does it mean? What products can use it? A study conducted by Beech-Nut Nutrition's parent company, the Hero Group, in partnership with two European universities, helps to better define how consumers understand the definition. (more...)

Classic Film Scores Featured on Judy Garland: Soundtracks, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Mint Audio Records is proud to announce the release on July 25, 2017 of a new 2-CD 48-track set, Judy Garland: Soundtracks. (more...)

'NOW That's What I Call Old Skool!' Hits Shelves 8/4; Full Track List!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Hitting shelves across the UK on the 4th of August, NOW have once again come up with the goods with their new release, NOW That's What I Call Old Skool. (more...)

Midwest Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Idle Muse Theatre Company's season eleven, which features plays exploring women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them, concludes with the Midwest premiere of The Veil written by playwright Conor McPherson directed by guest artist Ann Kreitman. (more...)

E! Announces TOTAL BELLAS Premiere Date; Cast for Season 7 of TOTAL DIVAS
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

E! Entertainment gives viewers an up close and personal look at the lives of WWE(R) Superstars, The Bella Twins, when TOTAL BELLAS returns for an emotionally-charged new season Wednesday, September 6 at 9:00pm ET/PT. (more...)

Des Moines Community Playhouse Announces 2017 Dionysos Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse held the 2017 Dionysos Awards on Sunday, July 23. The theatre honored 21 backstage, front-of-house, and education volunteers, and announced 10 acting award winners. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Presents Outer Urban Projects' VESSEL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A journey from one side of the world to another, through generations, time and parallel realities will be undertaken in the premiere of Outer Urban Projects' dance theatre work VESSEL at Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse Rehearsal Room from 20 - 23 September. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Miguel Cervantes Discusses His Daughter and the Fight to Cure Epilepsy
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2017

Miguel Cervantes, who plays Alexander Hamilton in Chicago's Hamilton, appeared on Today this morning, to discuss his family, his wife Kelly and their personal journey with their Baby daughter Adelaide's struggle with epilepsy.  (more...)

Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway to Kick Off Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

One word most wonderfully describes this extraordinary evening featuring two of the cabaret world's leading singers and songwriters: Divalicious. Segerstrom Center welcomes music divas Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway as they help kick off the 2017-18 Cabaret Series celebrating classics from the Great American Songbook and also entertaining audiences with their own works. Pianist and acclaimed songwriter Michele Brourman accompanies the duo in these stunning nights of song and storytelling, October 5 - 7 in Samueli Theater. (more...)

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Sign with Sony Music; Team with David Guetta on New Single
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Two heavyweight superstars of the electronic dance music scene, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have signed a long-term deal with Epic Amsterdam, the international label of Sony Music Entertainment Netherlands, and will be releasing their newest single later this month. (more...)

Emmy and Tony-Award Winner Danny Daniels Dies at 92
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld has learned that Emmy and Tony-award winning choreographer, dancer, and director Danny Daniels passed away at the age of 92 on July 7. (more...)

BWW Review:Broadway's James Snyder Performs Engaging SOLILOQUY
by Don Grigware - Jul 24, 2017

Actor/singer James Snyder premiered his touring cabaret show Soliloquy at the Catalina Jazz Club under the prolific banner Chris Isaacson Presents Thursday July 20. Snyder is one of those handsome Broadway leading men whose magnetic appeal is greatly assisted not only by boyish charm but more importantly by an infectiously off beat sense of humor, unpredictability...and... he has one of the most beautifully powerhouse tenor/baritone voices onstage anywhere. I can only think of one or two others who fill the bill as completely well as Snyder. (more...)

Cold Specks Announces New LP; W Magazine Debuts Title Track
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Today, Ladan Hussein, known on stage as Cold Specks, announced her highly anticipated new album Fool's Paradise, set to release on September 22 via Arts & Crafts. The announce via W Magazine includes the premiere of album's sultry title track “Fool's Paradise.” (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Kinsey Sicks
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2017

BWW speaks to Kinsey Sicks about bringing Things You Shouldn't Say to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Regional Premiere of AIRSWIMMING to Take Flight in Redwood City This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Airswimming is a part of Dragon Productions Theatre Company's 2017 Main Stage Series. (more...)

Scoop: THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS - Thursday, August 17, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BIG BANG THEORY, airing on CBS on Thursday, August 17, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: TESSA COATES: PRIMATES, Latitude Festival
by Rona Kelly - Jul 23, 2017

What do you do with a BA in Anthropology? Become a stand-up comedian. Armed with the knowledge of how to analyse the history of the human race, Tessa Coates examines the phenomenon that is modern day man, woman and Billy Elliots in Primates. (more...)

Anne L. Nathan and Jeff Blumenkrantz to Star in REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Lauren Taslitz (book/lyrics) and Danny Ursetti (music) are pleased to announce that their new project REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING (formerly titled Things We Think, But Don't Dare Say) will make its debut with a special two-night run as the final installment of this year's "Artists on the Horizon" emerging musical theater artists series at Mr. Finn's Cabaret at Barrington Stage Company, starring Broadway veterans Anne L. Nathan and Jeff Blumenkrantz. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, Starring Kathleen Chalfant, Begins Rehearsals Next Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Rehearsals are set to begin on Tuesday, July 25 for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

Terri White, Santino Fontana, Kristy Cates and More Featured on New MAD ABOUT THE BOY Cast Album, Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

ASCAP Award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa is releasing a second cast album of his show 'Mad About the Boy' today. The new album - which follows on the heels of the cast album of his recently released 13th Street Theater production - mixes performances by stars of Deffaa's original festival production, plus some very special surprise guests. (more...)

Scoop: THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS - Thursday, August 10, 2017
by - Jul 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BIG BANG THEORY, airing on CBS on Thursday, August 10, 2017! (more...)

Billie Eilish Releases "idontwannabeyouanymore" in Count Down to EP Release
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Today, 15-year-old artist Billie Eilish continues the count down to her highly anticipated debut EP release with a brand new track – out worldwide today – called “idontwannabeyouanymore.” (more...)

BWW Review: WHAT'S IN A NAME? at The Segal Centre Of Performing Arts
by Maggie Owen - Jul 21, 2017

What's in a Name? at the Segal Centre of Performing Arts is a summer delight! Verbal sparring, hilarious banter and touching moments will have you captivated! You do not want to miss this highly entertaining play! (more...)

JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Get ready, San Francisco! Jim Caruso's Cast Party is coming Feinstein's at the Nikko for two nights only - Friday, September 22 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, September 23 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Photo Flash: Arizona Broadway Theatre presents SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Humble paint store clerk by day, stallion dance king by night, Tony Manero lives for Saturday night at the disco! Based on the 1977 film that became a cultural phenomenon starring John Travolta, this mega-musical explodes with breathtaking and dazzling choreography and songs from the chart-topping soundtrack including "If I Can't Have You" and "Disco Inferno." Catch the fever all over again! (more...)

California Fresh Fig Season Has Arrived
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

According to the California Fresh Fig Growers Association, California's Fresh Fig season started in May and will continue through mid-January. This year's first crop was plump and plentiful due to the rainy winter followed by a cool spring. Subsequent crops are expected to be just as beautiful and delicious. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Joz Norris
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to Joz Norris about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show The Incredible Joz Norris Locks Himself Inside His Own Show, Then Escapes, Against All The Odds!! (more...)

New Video 'I'm On Fire' From Chuck Negron Makes Emotional Impact
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

When Chuck Negron co-penned 'I'm on Fire' he included lyrics that were extremely personal and self-reflective of his life story. The ups and downs of the singer's career and personal life have often been played out in the public eye and it's no secret that he endured an infamous battle with drug addiction in the height of his career with Three Dog Night. Now 25 years sober, the video for the song highlights the highs and lows through images and clips from his rock star life. The new album, titled Negron Generations is available now at and all digital music outlets as announced by ABC News Radio. (more...)

Farewell Angelina Expecting New Addition
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

Powerhouse female country group Farewell Angelina made a special exclusive announcement on Taste of Country today. The band gathered with host Ania Hammar to let the world know band member Lisa Torres and her husband Chadd are expecting a Baby in October. (more...)

Bar of the Week: CANTINA ROOFTOP in Hell's Kitchen NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 20, 2017

Cantina Rooftop Restaurant and Lounge defines summer in the city with refreshing cocktails, delicious Mexican cuisine, and a vibrant setting with great views. It will surely become your favorite rooftop spots on the West Side. (more...)

Bernadette Peters Will Host Opening-Night Presentation of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Broadway star Bernadette Peters, who currently appears in the Amazon hit show Mozart in the Jungle, will host the opening-night presentation of the Mostly Mozart Festival, The Singing Heart, on Tuesday, July 25, at 8:00 pm. Ms. Peters, a three-time Tony Award winner, will introduce this program, which celebrates the sense of optimism that emerged during Mozart's time, embodied in the composer's music and that of his contemporaries. The performance also features Renee and Robert Belfer Music Director Louis Langree leading the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, pianist Kit Armstrong, the Young People's Chorus of New York City , and soloists who join together for Beethoven's rousing Choral Fantasy. (more...)

Supernatural Southern Gothic Play FALSE STARS Premieres at Corkscrew Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of False Stars by Nora Sorena Casey, directed by Jenny Reed and with movement direction by Samantha Sheppard. Running August 18-27, False Stars is a Southern Gothic tale merging the real and the supernatural in its exploration of death and scientific legacy. Performed by Felipe Bonilla, Marissa Carpio, Jules Forsberg-Lary, Jonathan Iglesias, and Ashton Muñiz, False Stars continues the inaugural season of Corkscrew Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that provides early-career artists with a high level of production support. (more...)

2017 Outdoor Summer Series Welcomes The Detroit PuppetSLAM!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The 2017 Outdoor Summer Series goes out with a BANG with The Detroit PuppetSLAM!  On Friday, July 28 at 8:00pm, 2221 Carpenter St, Detroit MI 48212.  (more...)

Elizabeth & The Catapult to release 'Keepsake' on Oct 20
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

For Elizabeth Ziman, who performs as Elizabeth and The Catapult, Keepsake is her most personal and cohesive record yet. It's about nostalgia and transformation, a distillation of her experience with memories over time shaping her perspective on reality. This is none more evident than in album opener 'We Can Pretend', a track based on her childhood diary entries and a hyperbolic portrayal of her experiences growing up in the West Village with her friends in the 90s. (more...)

Finding Home: Laundry that Talks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017


Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces 61st Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????Michigan's longest running, nonprofit, professional theatre announces its 61st season. The Detroit Repertory Theatre continues its mission to produce indigenous, diversity centered theatre and to democratize the arts from its legendary inner city stage in the heart of Detroit.  (more...)

Guilty Pleasures Cabaret Takes Audiences on a Flashback to Y2K
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Hair flips and high kicks, this sexy dance variety show takes audiences on a nostalgic trip on August 4th, 2017 AT THE DUPLEX CABARET, NYC'S HISTORIC CABARET THEATER. (more...)

Marin Center Partners with Award-Winning Actor, Comedian & Author Brian Copeland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Marin Center and the Marin Cultural Association, in partnership with Brian Copeland, are thrilled to present The Best of San Francisco Solo Series. For the first time ever in Marin County, Brian Copeland will present FIVE of the Bay Area's most critically-acclaimed, award-winning, and beloved solo shows for an exclusive run at Marin Center. Featuring performances by Copeland, Will Durst, Marga Gomez, Josh Kornbluth and Don Reed. The series runs from October, 2017 through April, 2018. (more...)

BWW Previews: CAKEWALK at Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival
by Justin Cole Adams - Jul 19, 2017

CAKEWALK is an official selection of the 2017 Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival. With lyrics and a book by Beverly Trader Austin and mucic by Bryan Mercer, the new musical will have its world premiere on July 31 at Out Front Theatre. (more...)

LUNGS by Duncan Macmillan Opens 8/4 at Third Rail
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

How exactly does one decide to bring a child into this world - with the oceans, and the climate, and the, you know, everything else? Surely the kid's Eiffel Tower-sized carbon footprint is reason enough not to. (more...)

Hardscrabble Theater Comes to Farmingdale's Cultural Arts Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Hardscrabble Theater is proud to announce that it will be taking part in the Village of Farmingdale's Cultural Arts Festival this year. We will be presenting a recreation of a live radio comedy from the 1940's: Fanny Brice's 'Baby Snooks and Daddy: The Ugly Duckling'. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Line Theatre presents OUT ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," closes its 26th season of adult, alternative musical theatre with the world premiere of the third installment of New Line's own creation, the new revue OUT ON BROADWAY: THE THIRD COMING, running August 3-19, 2017, at the Marcelle Theater, the new blackbox theatre in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Championing New Cinematic Voices and Filmmaking Set for TIFF 2017 Industry Conference
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

TIFF unveiled today an early glimpse of the 2017 TIFF Industry Conference. The six-day conference will tackle the ramifications of filmmaking at a time of travel bans and NAFTA renegotiation, and will explore the challenges and opportunities new filmmakers encounter. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists Welcome New Ensemble Members, Approach 10,000 Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Neo-Futurists welcome five new members to the Ensemble: Neil Bhandari, Trent Creswell, Joanna Jamerson, Jasmine Henri Jordan and Connor Shioshita Pickett. These new writer-director-performers are the first ensemble members to join the company since The Neo-Futurists launched their new late-night show The Infinite Wrench March 3, 2017. (more...)

New South Carolina Theatre Company to Host Event Featuring FINDING NEVERLAND's Karen Murphy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

New SC Theatre Company headed by Broadway Vet to host event featuring Karen Murphy star of current 'Finding Neverland' tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Planet Connections' 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit, hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, addresses powerful social and topical issues in our society through the works of prominent playwrights. This year, the event will feature stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, Catherine Filloux, Lyle Kessler, Jose Rivera, and Regina Taylor. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Ben Affleck Exits Netflix Thriller TRIPLE FRONTIER
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Ben Affleck has passed on the starring role in Netflix's upcoming thriller TIRPLE FRONTIER. The actor's departure marks the third time a major star has parted ways with the project. (more...)

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