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Autobiography of Dallas Cowboys #1 Fan to Be Released, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Carolyn M. Price, known simply as Ms. Price to most, is The Dallas Cowboys #1 Fan, and it is more than just a title. She counts owner Jerry Jones and his family amongst her friends and she is a mother figure to the players on the team. She's been profiled on HBO's Hard Knocks, TRU TV's Full Contact, NFL Network's NFL Total Access and is regularly seen on The Dallas Cowboys' television game broadcasts. (more...)

NYU Steinhardt to Stage LIFE OF THE PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

NYU Steinhardt's Program in Vocal Performance will present the musical Life of the Party from March 23-26, 2017. The show features book, lyrics, and music by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe, the music and lyrics team behind the award-winning Broadway musical Legally Blonde. Jessica Bashline directs. (more...)

THE PIRATE QUEEN Sails in to the Artisan Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

THE PIRATE QUEEN opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, March 24, 2017 and runs through Saturday, April 15, 2017. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, andSaturday with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning April 1. Reserved seating tickets are $24.00 for adults, $22.00 for students and seniors, and $12.00 for children 12 and under. Monday through Thursdaytickets are $22.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200. (more...)

VIDEO: Vin Diesel Returns in Official Trailer for THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS
by Movies News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Below, check out the first official trailer for THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS, in theaters April 14th!   (more...)

Bobby Moynihan Cast as Titular Voice of Syfy Pilot HAPPY
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

BOBBY MOYNIHAN will voice the title role of Happy the Horse -- a goofy little blue unicorn with a relentlessly cheerful personality. Together, Happy and Nick Sax (Chris Meloni) make the oddest of oddball buddy double acts. (more...)

Ivo van Hove's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, THE WOLVES and More Slated for Goodman Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Falls announces Goodman Theatre's new 2017/2018 Season, which builds on the theater's 40-year commitment to producing works that are representative of American society. In announcing the new season, Falls serves up a dynamic mix of works from culturally and aesthetically diverse playwrights-new plays and revisited classics that address the most significant issues facing the country today. (more...)

National Theatre Brings JANE EYRE To The Lyceum Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????The National Theatre brings their thrilling and imaginative new adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece Jane Eyre to the Lyceum stage from Tuesday 18 - Saturday 22 April. (more...)

Acts To Grind Theatre Presents Melodramedy CLOSER at MainLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Set in London 1997, four lives intertwine over the course of four and a half years in this densely plotted, stinging look at modern love and Betrayal. (more...)

Jobsite Theater Presents the Southeastern US Premiere of GLOUCESTER BLUE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Jobsite Theater, resident theater company of the Straz Center, is excited to once again collaborate with internationally-renown playwright, poet, and film-maker Israel Horovitz on his play Gloucester Blue, which runs May 19 - June 11, 2017, in the Straz's Shimberg Playhouse. (more...)

Writers Theatre presents THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2016/17 season with The Mystery of Love & Sex written by Bathsheba Doran and directed by Marti Lyons. The production runs April 5 - July 2, 2017 in The Gillian Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Sidemart Theatrical Grocery presents The Canadian English Premiere of ILLUSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Award-winning Canadian theatre company, SideMart Theatrical Grocery is proud to present the English language Canadian premiere of ILLUSIONS by one of Russia's foremost playwrights, Ivan Viripaev, from April 21 - May 7, 2017 at Crows Theatre.  (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces Casting for the World Premiere of THE FIREBIRDS TAKE THE FIELD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the world premiere of The Firebirds Take the Field by Lynn Rosen and directed by Jessica Fisch. The Firebirds Take the Fieldruns April 15 - May 20, 2017, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.The Firebirds Take the Field is produced with support from the Alfred P. Sloane Foundation and Ensemble Studio Theater and is the second production of RTE's 2017 Season 'Exploring the Mind/Body Connection.' (more...)

New Works by Dominique Morisseau, Lemony Snicket and More Slated for Berkeley Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced a collection of seven productions for its 2017-18 subscription season. Featured in the season are new and classic works by Tony Kushner, Julia Cho, Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket), Dominique Morisseau, Nilaja Sun, Lillian Hellman, directed by Tony Taccone, Lisa Peterson, Des McAnuff, and Ron Russell. The season includes two world premieres and one West Coast premiere. (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE IN IDLENESS, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Marianka Swain - Mar 21, 2017

In 1944, Terence Rattigan substantially revised Less Than Kind at the behest of star theatrical couple the Lunts; the result was the less political, more overtly comic Love in Idleness. Now, Trevor Nunn – inspired by Dan Rebellato's introduction in a Nick Hern Books edition of the two versions – has synthesised them, to intriguing and largely successful effect. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: GREY'S ANATOMY Cast Interviews & Panel Recap from Paleyfest
by Lauren Gienow - Mar 20, 2017

BWW TV had the chance to catch up with several members of the GREY'S ANATOMY cast on the Paleyfest Red Carpet and then get some scoop from the official Panel discussion. Here is a transcript of interviews with: Jerrika Hinton, Jason George, Kelly McCreary, James Pickens Jr. , Giacomo Gianniotti, Chandra Wilson, Caterina Scorsone, and Debbie Allen and some tidbits from the panel. (more...)

BWW Feature: Phoenix Youth Ballet Theatre's GISELLE Dancers Offer Exclusive Girl Scout Experience
by Kyle Christopher West - Mar 20, 2017

Phoenix Youth Ballet Theatre, a pre-professional non-profit program sponsored by Arizona Dance Artistry, is scheduled to premier their spring production, GISELLE, this May. And although the dancers and teachers are engrossed in choreography, costumes and other production-related tasks, they're also working to share their passion with the local community and young girls who may have an interest in dance and storytelling through movement with a new program aimed towards Girl Scouts. (more...)

Stunningly Staged Production of Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Runs Through 4/2 at Luther Burbank Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

'Audiences are raving about - A View from the Bridge,' says John DeGaetano, artistic director for North Bay Stage Company and their production of Arthur Miller's 'A View from the Bridge' at Luther Burbank Center running through April 2nd. (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE Spring Premiere on FOX - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
by - Mar 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE Spring Premiere, airing on FOX on Wednesday, March 22, 2017! (more...)

BARBECUE, THE LITTLE FOXES, WOLF HALL and More Set for Epic Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Epic Theatre Company is kicking off its sixth season with a diverse line-up of brand new, innovative and exhilarating work that looks at the relationship between power and the people it affects. (more...)

Imelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Following the enormously successful opening of James Macdonald's new production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway, producers today announced the forthcoming live broadcast of the play to cinemas throughout the UK and beyond as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bryan Fox Directs MALICIOUS BUNNY
by Don Grigware - Mar 17, 2017

Director Bryan Fox is an award-winning writer, director, and actor, as well as notable photographer whose work has been displayed in gallery shows around the world. Most recently, his photography was shown at the prestigious Art Basel in Miami. Bryan began directing with his short film "Dissonance" which screened throughout the U.S. and opened film festivals in Canada, Italy, Germany, and India. It won over 20 awards including Best Short Film at the Accolade Global Film Competition, Indie Fest Awards, LA Spotlight Film Festival, Waterfront Film Festival, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival and the Temecula Film Festival. He also wrote and directed the film "We Alone' which took top prize for music video at the Accolade Global Film Festival. Bryan most recently directed an upcoming episode of the web series "Gossip Boy." (more...)

Photo Flash: Obsidian Theater Presents ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

A love story that transcends the ages. A master of the Roman Empire risks everything for the love of one of history's most fascinating women. As Rome plunges into war, Mark Antony, one of Rome's greatest champions and political leaders, is torn between his duty to his country and his love for Cleopatra, Egypt's firey queen. (more...)

Bethany Marie Franklin Releases 'Abandoned, Abused and Forgotten'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

'Abandoned, Abused and Forgotten': an autobiographical memoir of a little girl who rises above the devastation of Betrayal of all who should have loved and protected her and grows into a woman of deep and abiding faith in God. 'Abandoned, Abused and Forgotten' is the creation of published author Bethany Marie Franklin, now an ordained minister who has committed her life to living Christ's message by providing humanitarian aid to people in need around the world. She continues to practice her faith in all aspects of her life. (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE FROM A STRANGER at Little Theatre Of Mechanicsburg
by Allison Rambler - Mar 16, 2017

The suspenseful mystery genre of theatre is one that should always be approached with caution; the mixture of sprinkling around clues without giving up the ending to the audience is one that can be difficult to get just right. However, at Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg, their production of LOVE FROM A STRANGER has managed to grip the attention of the audience, and the reviewer in particular, in ways they may not have imagined. (more...)

Don Carswell Releases LOOK AT THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Don Carswell has hiked the Himalayas, been caught up in a Honduran coup, walked across England, canoed in the Amazon and pitched his tent everywhere from Iceland to Tierra del Fuego. But his greatest challenge may have been one that we all face: tackling the midlife crisis. (more...)

The Citizens Theatre Returns to Edinburgh International Festival with ORESTEIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Citizens Theatre returns to the Edinburgh International Festival with Oresteia: This Restless House, a powerful reimagining of Aeschylus' The Oresteia by Zinnie Harris, directed by Dominic Hill. (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Set at All-Girls High School, to Hit NYC This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Pocket Universe has announced the New York Premiere of a new, all-female production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar this summer, from June 21 to July 8, 2017 at the Access Theater Gallery Space. Opening night is set for Friday, June 23. (more...)

BWW Review: MULTIPLE FAMILY DWELLING at NJ Rep is Intriguing Drama
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 15, 2017

See 'Multiple Family Dwelling' while it is being performed at New Jersey Repertory Company. Written by James Hindman, directed by Alan Souza, and featuring a stellar cast, this is an intriguing play about two couples and the twists and turns of their relationships. (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Annette Oppenlander Releases New World War II Novel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Historical novelist Annette Oppenlander Completes True Family Saga After 15 years of research and writing, editing and rewriting, local historical author, Annette Oppenlander, releases her fifth novel, 'Surviving the Fatherland.' Spanning thirteen years from 1940 to 1953 and set against the epic panorama of WWII, 'Surviving the Fatherland' is a sweeping saga of family, love, and Betrayal that illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the children's war. 'It's been an emotional journey, sifting through my family's past, going through countless revisions and edits,' says Oppenlander. 'At some point I thought I'd never get it right. I set the manuscript aside time and time again, but the story never left me alone. It kept nagging.' In 2002 Oppenlander interviewed her parents about their experiences as war children in Hitler's Third Reich. While the novel provides a fictionalized account of civilian life from the perspective of war children and youth, it also offers a better understanding of what happened in post-war Germany. Despite its harsh setting and struggles, it is a story of adventure, of love and hope, and ultimately of triumphing against the odds. 'My mother was seven, my father 11 when WWII started, the deadliest conflict in human history,' says Oppenlander. 'I wanted to shed some light not only on the plight of war children, but also on the history of post-war Germany. Many people assume that everything returned to normal quickly. Nothing could be farther from the truth.' About the Story Surviving the Fatherland: A True Coming-of-age Love Story Set in WWII Germany tells the true and heart-wrenching stories of Lilly and Günter struggling with the terror-filled reality of life in the Third Reich, each embarking on their own dangerous path toward survival, freedom, and ultimately each other. Based on the author's own family and anchored in historical facts, this story celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the strength of war children. The novel will be released on March 15, 2017. Editorial Review '...a five-star rating...in spite of the time and the ambient war which Lilly and her family must survive, the story is not gruesome, but rather, it is a statement about the depth and strength of the human soul, and ultimately, really, of the love that drives people on in spite of all the reasons not to love. Highly recommended.' -International Writers Inspiring Change (IWIC) About the Author Annette Oppenlander is a historical novelist who weaves past events, people and stories into a rich tapestry. When she isn't in front of her computer, she shares her knowledge through writing workshops and indulges her old mutt, Mocha. In her spare time she travels around the U.S. and Europe to discover amazing histories. The mother of three 'former' teens, Annette lives with her husband in Bloomington, Ind. where she is also treasurer of the Writers Guild. For booking presentations, media appearances, interviews, and/or book-signings, contact annette.oppenlander@yahoo.com. More information about the author is available at annetteoppenlander.com. Complimentary review copies, high quality bio photo and book cover image available upon request. Contact information Annette.oppenlander@yahoo.com 812.391.6310 (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Closes 2016-2017 Year With TOSCA, 4/30-5/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company closes its 2016/2017 season with Puccini's beloved Tosca. A tense drama of passion and Betrayal, Tosca returns in a COC production performed with two of today's great divas in the title role: internationally renowned Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka and critically acclaimed American soprano Keri Alkema. (more...)

Story of Ancient Gladiatrix ADELIA OF THE COLISEUM Among Winners of Great Southeast Book Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Mortal combat, victory, Betrayal and love are all in a day's work for a Gladiatrix of ancient Rome. 'Adelia of the Coliseum,' a novelette by Cynthia Morrison, presents these elements and more. (more...)

Opera Atelier Presents MEDEA as Part of 16-17 Season, April 22-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Opera Atelier's 16-17 season continues with Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Medea at the Elgin Theatre, Apr. 22-29, 2017. Following its Toronto run, Medea will tour to the Royal Opera House at the Palace of Versailles, marking the first time that Charpentier's masterpiece has played in the Royal Opera House. The production stars soprano Peggy Kriha Dye and Canadian tenor Colin Ainsworth, the powerhouse partnership that gained international acclaim in Opera Atelier's Armide. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Announces ELECTRA A One-of-a-Kind Outdoor Theater Experience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

 Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for Electra beginning on April 4 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and running through May 21 in the outdoor venue of the Annette Strauss Square at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Press Night will be April 12 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets to Electra are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

SKELETON CREW, OTHELLO, RAGTIME and More Set for Trinity Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company, under the artistic leadership of Richard L. Bready Artistic Director Curt Columbus, announced its 2017-2018 season via Facebook Live today.  (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of RICH GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Florida Studio Theatre's Mainstage season concludes with the romantic and clever Rich Girl by Victoria Stewart. Based off of Henry James' classic novel Washington Square, this REGIONAL PREMIERE runs from April 5 to May 26 in the Gompertz Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: LIMEHOUSE, Donmar Warehouse
by Gary Naylor - Mar 14, 2017

Limehouse focuses on the events concerning the founding of the Social Democratic Party (the SDP) and the drafting of the Limehouse Declaration that led to it. Many, many parallels with today's fractured polity. (more...)

Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, March 30, 2017
by - Mar 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on GREY'S ANATOMY, airing on ABC on Thursday, March 30, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Saturday, April 1, 2017
by - Mar 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CATCH, airing on ABC on Saturday, April 1, 2017! (more...)

Box Of Tricks' Acclaimed World War II Drama NARVIK Comes To London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Following their hugely successful touring productions of Plastic Figurines and Chip Shop Chips, Manchester theatre company Box of Tricks bring their critically-acclaimed new play with songs, Narvik, by award-winning playwright Lizzie Nunnery, to London's New Diorama Theatre. (more...)

Steve Downes Joins Cast of EMPEROR Audiobook
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Sullivan Serials has announced the release of the audiobook Emperor, a political thriller featuring voice-over actor Steve Downes as an authoritarian American ruler. The audiobook is available on commercial platforms including Amazon, iTunes and Audible, as well as on platforms used by public libraries including Access 360, Hoopla and Overdrive. Emperor is the fourth episode of the audiobook serial The American Fathers. (more...)

World Premiere of Frida Kahlo Show FRAGMENTED FRIDA Headed to BAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Fragmented Frida, a deeply personal account of the joys and struggles of renowned 20th Century icon, Frida Kahlo, will receive its World Premiere at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) Fisher Space for eight performances, April 11th-16th. (more...)

BWW Review: Raucous Fun in Ghost Light's MACBETT but Lacks Levels
by Jay Irwin - Mar 13, 2017

It's fine to be in the audience's face and have a scene's energy turned up to 11 but when you do it for the entire play, it gets tiring. That's the issue with Ghost Light Theatricals' current production of "Macbett". Sure it's an absurdist comedy piece but they can have levels too and without them, by the end of the play you wish they'd stop yelling at you. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: CALAMITY JANE Is A Fun Filled, Feel Good Night Of Energetic and Entirely Engaging Entertainment
by Jade Kops - Mar 12, 2017

Virginia Gay is completely captivating in a compelling performance of CALAMITY JANE. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Grounded In A Tragic Reality, A New Confronting Production Of BLACKROCK Proves Society Has Not Progressed That Far In 28 Years
by Jade Kops - Mar 12, 2017

Nick Enright's play BLACKROCK, is given a contemporary treatment with a terrifying realism and shocking reminder that society hasn't changed. (more...)

HAMLET Heats Up Hanna Theatre with Dual Casting and Immersive Design
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, continues the second half its 55th season with the world's most famous tragedy, William's Shakespeare's Hamlet. The production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, March 31 - April 15, 2017. GLT's Producing Artistic Director, Charles Fee directs the production. (more...)

ALL OR NOTHING to Rock Out at Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

ALL OR NOTHING, the new Small Faces musical sensation, is to rock out at Theatre Royal, Glasgow as part of its second major UK tour. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

???????Darkly humorous and charged with emotion, Betrayal explores marriage and infidelity among the entangled trio of Robert, Emma, and Jerry. Robert and Jerry are best friends and partners in a publishing firm. (more...)

BWW Recap: A War is Brewing on GREY'S ANATOMY
by Lauren Gienow - Mar 10, 2017

GREY'S ANATOMY is back after a week away with an episode entitled “Civil War”. It is an apt title because things are icy to say the least. There are several civil wars of sorts happening around the hospital. Many had existed for a while now, but it appears some things are finally reaching a breaking point. (more...)

TOSCA Returns to Canadian Opera Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company closes its 2016/2017 season with Puccini's beloved Tosca. A tense drama of passion and Betrayal, Tosca returns in a COC production performed with two of today's great divas in the title role: internationally renowned Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka and critically acclaimed American soprano Keri Alkema. (more...)

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