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Applications Now Open for the 30th SO YOU THINK YOU'RE FUNNY?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Gilded Balloon's comedy newcomer competition, So You Think You're Funny? is back in 2017. Celebrating the competition's 30th year, it continues its status as the very best comedy newcomer competition with its "strong track record of showcasing the stand-up stars of the future." [British Comedy Guide]. (more...)

Stories of Three Women with Ties to the Middle East Make Up ANGEL & ECHOES, Part of Brits Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to host Henry Naylor's ANGEL & ECHOES at the 2017 Brits Off Broadway festival. Directed by Michael Cabot (ANGEL) and Emma Butler(ECHOES), and produced by Redbeard Theatre Ltd with Gilded Balloon Production, ANGEL & ECHOESbegins performances on Tuesday, April 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 7.  Press Opening is Sunday, April 16 at 3:15 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7:15 PM;Saturday at 2:15 PM & 7:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Second Wave of Acts Announced for MDRNTY Cruise
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

MDRNTY Cruise has now announced more big names for their first cruise devoted to electronic underground music. Setting off from Genoa for Palma, with stopovers in Ibiza and Barcelona, this autumn musical event will attract up to 3,200 clubbers from 16th-20th September. Starting from €729, all-inclusive packages (cruise, 24hr-party, accommodation, food & drink, alcohol and applicable taxes) are already available at mdrnty-cruise.com. (more...)

That's Fife Festival Programme Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????That's Fife Festival returns to the Kingdom in April 2017 with an eclectic programme of comedy, theatre, spoken word, magic and family entertainment. (more...)

New Play Reading Podcast Releases March Episodes with Cast Members from Leap of Faith and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

At The Table: A Play Reading Series has released its March play, If Found, Please Call by Shannon Deep. Directed by Rachel Flynn (Heathers: The Musical), and co-hosted by Ned Donovan (The Hunted: Encore), the episodes are edited, and feature original scoring by Marcus Thorne Bagala (This American Life). (more...)

BMOP/Sound To Release Hartke And De Ritis Albums
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Known as the nation's foremost label launched by an orchestra and devoted exclusively to new music, BMOP/sound today announced the release of two new recordings: Anthony Paul De Ritis: Pop Concerto (Released February 2017) and Stephen Hartke: The Ascent of the Equestrian in a Balloon (Released March 2017). (more...)

Olathe Civic Theatre Association Announces First New Works Playwright Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

30 actors, 5 playwrights, 5 directors, 1 winner! The winner of Olathe Civic Theatre Association's inaugural New Works Playwright Competition was crowned Saturday night! (more...)

The Current Sessions Announces World Premiere of THE BIG BALLOON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

???????The CURRENT SESSIONS is pleased to present the world premiere of The Big Balloon by Iranian-Hispanic artist and choreographer Roya Carreras, held Friday to Saturday, April 14 and 15, 2017 at the wild project, an 89-seat, eco-friendly theater located in the East Village. (more...)

'The Encryption Game' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

LOS ANGELES, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ A veteran thriller writer has found unexpected success recently by wreaking havoc on his own backyard. Glenn Shepard, author of The Encryption Game (Mystery House), has taken the idea of being a regional author to an extreme by having his hero fight terrorists in Virginia, North Carolina, and West Virginia. It is an approach that seems to be at odds with the traditional conventions of the genre, where the action takes place in more international settings. (more...)

Interventional Image-guided Systems Market - Segmentation and Industry Analysis by Technavio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

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Nick Cannon to Host Facebook Live Broadcast During #ChildrensHospitalsWeek
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

During a two-hour social media entertainment and fundraising experience, longtime Children's Miracle Network Hospitals supporter, Nick Cannon, will host a Facebook Live-athon from CMN Hospital's annual “Momentum” conference near Orlando, Fla. (more...)

Creative Loafing's Performing Arts Festival Returns to the Tampa Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Creative Loafing's fourth annual Gasp!, presented by Tampa International Airport, is a performing arts event like no other - a kaleidoscopic circus of theater, dance, music, spoken word, visual art, soundscapes, cabaret and more at the Tampa Museum of Art on Friday, March 31st, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (more...)

Popular Children's Festival KIDSFEST to Return Bigger and Better in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Orb Events and The James Bulger Memorial Trust have announced that KidsFest is back by popular demand for 2017 and is set to be even bigger and better than ever. (more...)

Stage Traffic Productions Present the European Premiere of LATE COMPANY at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

As part of the Finborough Theatre's celebrations of Canada's 150th birthday, Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill, "the hottest name in Canadian theatre", will debut his play, Late Company, at the Finborough Theatre, for a strictly limited season from 25 April - 20 May 2017, with press nights on 27 April/28 April. (more...)

The Dairy Queen System Celebrates Free Cone Day on March 20th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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Seattle Center Whirligig! Offers Child-Sized Entertainment and Non-Stop Fun
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Step inside Seattle Center Armory, transformed into a lively, colorful hub of child-sized entertainment called Seattle Center Whirligig!, and you'll find a variety of inflatable rides, Balloon artists, face painters and caricaturists. Throw in an assortment of Student Showcases and fresh, delicious, local foods from Armory eateries, and you'll have the perfect formula for free and affordable, non-stop fun, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday, March 31 - Sunday, April 16. (more...)

Scoop: THE MICK on FOX - Today, March 14, 2017
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Get all the scoop on THE MICK, airing on FOX on today, March 14, 2017! (more...)

Umbrella Group Makes Revolutionary Twists to MACBETH with 3D Projections
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

???????Umbrella Group Theatre presents a remarkable new adaptation of Shakespeare's MACBETH in partnership with Marquette University School of Engineering Visualization Lab (MARVL), 1637 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee from April 7-21, 2017. (more...)

HTY Welcomes Youngest Theatregoers with World Premiere of HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents the world premiere of Home, a short play for the littlest of theatre patrons by Annie Cusick Wood. Show times are Saturdays February 11, 18 and 25 at 9:30 and 11: 30 a.m., at Tenney Theatre on the grounds of The Cathedral of St. Andrew. (The 11:30 a.m. performance onSat., Feb. 18 will be ASL-interpreted.) (more...)

DJ Grant Stott's hit Fringe show Tales Behind The Mic to tour Scotland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Today (Friday 27 January 2017) Grant Stott, one of Radio Forth's longest serving DJ's ever, is stepping down from his hugely popular daytime radio show on Forth 1 - which he has hosted for the past 17 years - to take his 2016 Edinburgh Fringe hit solo show, Tales From Behind The Mic, on the road. Directed by long-time collaborators Andy Gray and Ryan Dewar and produced by The Gilded Balloon, the newly extended and re-structured production of Tales From Behind The Mic will tour to 12 venues across Scotland from Sunday 26 February to Sunday 7 May 2017 [see venue listings below]. (more...)

Richard Sautter to Perform His One-Man Show 12 STEPS at McDaniel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

12 Steps is a one-man show, written and performed by Richard Sautter, adjunct instructor in theatre arts at McDaniel. (more...)

Student-Directed Play Festival to Take the Stage at McDaniel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

McDaniel's Department of Theatre Arts presents a student-directed play festival featuring two one-act plays. (more...)

McDaniel's Devised Theatre Class Develops THE RACE TO FREEDOM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

This world-premiere of an original ensemble-devised work, titled THE RACE TO FREEDOM, has been created by McDaniel College students in the theatre arts department's 'Devised Theatre' class under the direction of Gene Fouche, theatre arts lecturer. (more...)

McDaniel to Present SINGING ON STAGE Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

The McDaniel College Department of Music will present 'Singing on Stage,' a performance by a Learning Lab class on Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. in WMC Alumni Hall. (more...)

Get A Free Short Stack Of Pancakes On IHOP' National Pancake Day'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

IHOP Restaurants announced the kick off of its 12 th annual National Pancake Day campaign and for one day, the humble, delicious pancake will serve a much bigger purpose. As part of its celebration, IHOP has partnered with three inspiring charities Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and Shriners Hospitals for Children with the goal of raising $3.5 million for finding cures and eradicating life-threatening diseases affecting children and families everywhere. (more...)

The Peoples Improv Theater presents IMAGINE ALL THE PEOPLE: A Survey of Music Business Creeps'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) presents IMAGINE ALL THE PEOPLE: A Survey of Music Business Creeps, Feb 15-March 30, 2017, at the PIT Loft. This solo character show, written and performed by Eli James, is a decade-by-decade journey through the parade of unsung deplorables who inhabit the history of rock 'n' roll. (more...)

UCSD to Stage STREAMERS by David Rabe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The University of California San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Streamers, a play by Tony Award winner David Rabe, with direction by UC San Diego faculty member Kim Rubenstein. (more...)

Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo to Star as Harriet Tubman in Upcoming Biopic
by Movies News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Tony award winner Cynthia Erivo will take on the role of iconic abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the upcoming Macro/New Balloon film HARRIET. (more...)

Nicole Byer, Betsy Sodaro, Madeline Zima & Abbey McBride Set for L.A. Reading of Buddy Comedy GOLDEN ARM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Maureen Bharoocha (I Am Watching You) will direct a staged reading of GOLDEN ARM, a new feature film by Ann Marie Allison and Jenna Milly on February 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Baby Crow Productions to Present Christina Quintana's ENTER YOUR SLEEP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Baby Crow Productions presents Enter Your Sleep, written by Christina Quintana and directed by Margaret Grace Hee. (more...)

Follow the Yellow Brick Road! WIZARD OF OZ Skips Into Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Beginning February 12, families can follow the Yellow Brick Road in Jersey City. (more...)

Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker Commemorates Lunar New Year and the "Year of the Rooster" with its 39th Annual Run/Walk and Bike Ride
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

More than 8,000 athletes from around the world will take over the streets of downtown Los Angeles during the 39th annual L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run/Walk and Bike Ride, with proceeds benefitting the surrounding L.A. and Chinatown community.  Expected to attract over 25,000 spectators, the two-day event will begin with a spectacular and festive lighting of 100,000 sparkling red firecrackers on Saturday and Sunday, February 11-12 at 7:30 a.m. (more...)

CLEAVE: Sex, Blood, Freaks and World Class Puppet Magic in a Stunning Solo Theatrical Production by Colleen Burke
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Daisy and Violet Hilton were conjoined twins born in 1908 in Brighton, England. They were the highest paid Vaudeville act of the 20s and 30's. Colleen Burke was born with twin internal sex organs, and had a 'twin' sister who was born with cerebral palsy. Cleave is a night of intimate storytelling and puppetry that intertwines the narratives of these two sets of most unusual twins. (more...)

Pancakes With Purpose: Guests Will Receive A Free Short Stack Of Pancakes On IHOP' National Pancake Day' To Support A Noble Cause
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

One week from today,IHOP Restaurants 12 th annual day of giving, National Pancake Day, is scheduled to kick off and for one day only, the humble, delicious pancake will serve a much bigger purpose. As part of its celebration, IHOP has partnered with three inspiring charities Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and Shriners Hospitals for Children with the goal of raising $3.5 million for finding cures and eradicating life-threatening diseases affecting children and families everywhere. (more...)

Gregg Barrios New Play SEVEN-CARD STUD Premieres 3/3 at San Antonio's Overtime Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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Weeping Spoon Returns to MICF with THE BALLAD OF FRANK ALLEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

From the bizarre mind of Festival-favourite Shane Adamczak (Trampoline, Zack Adams, 3x Canadian  Just For Laughs Award Nominee and producer of the Award-winning Fringe hits This Is Not A Love Song and Vicious Circles) comes a brand new comedy about how even the smallest people can do big things.  (more...)

Gasp! will Return to the Tampa Museum of Art for a Fourth Year on March 31st
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Creative Loafing's fourth annual Gasp!, presented by Tampa International Airport, is a performing arts event like no other -  a kaleidoscopic circus of theater, dance, music, spoken word, visual art, soundscapes, cabaret and more at the Tampa Museum of Art on Friday, March 31st, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Outcry Youth Theatre's Mad Adaptation of ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Outcry Youth's next production, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, is an exciting and inventive new adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic stories, directed by Artistic Director Becca Johnson-Spinos. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Company Announces New Staff, Board and Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Co-Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the addition of eight new company members to Strawdog Theatre's ensemble including Chelsea Wilson, board president; Leah Barish, managing director; Virginia Head, director of individual giving; Cara Beth Heath, literary manager and Kamille Dawkins, Ashley Ann Woods, Raquel Adorno and Elly Green, ensemble members. (more...)

BWW Interview: THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Makes Its Debut at Texas State University
by Lynn Beaver - Feb 2, 2017

Peanuts fans rejoice! THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY, a re-imagined sequel to YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN runs at Texas State University from February 14 - 19. A massive undertaking in the debut of this re-worked show, has Peanuts fans, like myself giddy with excitement. Head of Texas State University's Musical Theatre Department, Kaitlin Hopkins, took time from her busy schedule to answer some questions for BWW. (more...)

Horse McDonald to Tour Acclaimed Autobiographical Play CAREFUL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Scottish singer-songwriter, Horse McDonald, is to take her award-winning one-woman play, Careful, on the road for a Scottish spring tour. (more...)

Broadway Bound to Present ALL SHOOK UP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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It's Official! Angela Lansbury Joins MARY POPPINS RETURNS as 'Balloon Lady'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Disney has confirmed rumors from back in December that Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the all-new sequel to Disney's 1964 film 'Mary Poppins' currently filming at Shepperton Studios. She will feature as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from PL Travers' series of Mary Poppins children's books. The film is scheduled for release December 25, 2018. (more...)

HORRIBLE HARRIET at Glen Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

???????Look out! Here comes HORRIBLE HARRIET. She's wicked, wild and wonderful! (more...)

NSI International Introduces Water Wubble Water Balloon Balls
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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59E59 Theaters Announces the 2017 BRITS OFF BROADWAY Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to announce the 2017 line-up for Brits Off Broadway, the critically acclaimed annual festival of New British Theater. Now in its 13th Season, Brits Off Broadway kicks off on Tuesday, April 4 and runs through Sunday, July 2.  Single ticket prices range from $25 - $70 ($20 - $49 for 59E59 Members). (more...)

MDRNTY Cruise Announces First Acts for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Cocoon regulars Sven Vath, Ilario Alicante, Andre Galluzzi, Anthea, Christian Burkhardt, Dana Ruh, Fabe, Markus Fix, Tim Green, and Mathew Jonson will be performing on one of the dancefloors for the first edition of the MDRNTY Cruise. More than 40 other DJs and artists are yet to be announced. (more...)

Fins to Host Brunch to Support East Lynne Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Like last year, Fins Bar & Grille is helping local nonprofit organizations with its Social Sunday Events in February and March, and once again, the Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company is pleased to be one of the recipients. ELTC, listed as one of the top 75 summer theaters in North America in "The New York Times," is having its Special Event on February 26 from 10:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. (more...)

Hollywood Classic HIS GIRL FRIDAY Adapted for the Stage by Hudson Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

Hudson Warehouse's winter production is the Hollywood classic, 'His Girl Friday,' taking the film and turning it into a stage production for their March show. (more...)

U.S. Premiere of THE LORAX and More Set for Children's Theatre Company in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Children's Theatre Company has announced its 2017-2018 season, which includes four musicals, two world premieres, one preschool production and partnerships with other leading theatres such as The Old Vic (London, UK), The Civilians (New York, NY) and Penumbra Theatre (Saint Paul, MN). The season also celebrates Artistic Director Peter C. Brosius' 20th Anniversary with CTC. (more...)

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