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Based on the film Big Deal on Madonna Street by Mario Monicelli


20th Anniversary Of Best-Seller Inspires New Generation Of Life-Changing Charity
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

When Dr. Carlson first published those words two decades ago, he probably had no idea the impact it would have on the fate of children, families, and communities all around the globe.  One of the most impactful and visionary self-help books of the last generation – with over 25 million copies sold and considered a key text in the global movement towards mindfulness and self-care – Carlson's shout-out to Children Incorporated resulted in a flood of sponsors that organization president Ron Carter calls “one of the most meaningful things to ever happen to our organization.” (more...)

20th Anniversary Of Best-Seller Inspires New Generation Of Life-Changing Charity
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

“There are many fine agencies to choose from, but my personal favorite is Children Incorporated…the experience has brought tremendous joy and satisfaction to my entire fam.'  – Dr. Richard Carlson, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff (more...)

Los Colognes Premieres New Album 'The Wave' with Culture Collide
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Nashville quintet Los Colognes will release their third album The Wave on May 12th via Big Deal Media / Thirty Tigers. (more...)

BWW Recap: It's a Tale of Two Tumors on GREY'S ANATOMY
by Lauren Gienow - May 6, 2017

Thursday night's episode of GREY'S ANATOMY, written by Elizabeth R. Finch and directed by Zetna Fuentes, offered viewers a tale of two tumors—two very different patient cases in which the doctors want to try to remove a tumor but the patient (or patient's parents) do not want them to…for very different reasons. As the medical cases play out, we also get an update on the Arizona/Eliza romance, and the Meredith/Riggs romance (and Maggie's stance on it). We also see Edwards finally reach her boiling point with the existential crisis she has quietly having all season. Oh, and I'm pretty sure Alex is tracking down Jo's estranged, abusive husband…so that should be interesting. (more...)

Readers Respond: Will Bette Midler Perform on the Tony Awards?
by Alan Henry - May 30, 2017

BroadwayWorld asked readers opinions on the news that Bette Midler may not perform on the Tonys due to a production dispute between HELLO, DOLLY! and The Tony Awards producers. (more...)

Mom trumps Dad but still doesn't get what she really wants for Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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INNER CITY Reunion Concert Announced for Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will be hosting a Reunion Concert of the 1971 Broadway musical, INNER CITY. The original Broadway production, directed by Tom O'Horgan, featured music by Helen Miller and lyrics by Eve Merriam.  The show was based on Merriam's book "The Inner City Mother Goose," a collection of updated nursery rhymes reflecting life of the disenfranchised inhabitants of America's urban inner cities circa 1970. The production ran at Broadway's Barrymore Theater from December 1971 to March 1972. Featured cast member, Linda Hopkins, was awarded a 1972 Tony Award for her performance. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ivan Heng of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at W!LD RICE
by Cheeyang Ng - May 13, 2017

Here's an interview with Ivan Heng, who plays Albin/Zaza, the matriarch of the family and find out some of his thoughts with regards to the LGBT scene in Singapore, and how theatre can challenge the current conservative views that currently shape the country, and create an open dialogue about people that living amongst us. (more...)

Roger Kalia Renewal Contract with Pacific Symphony Press Release
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Pacific Symphony has extended the contract of its assistant conductor, Roger Kalia, for two additional years, providing for him to continue in his current role through June 2019. It's been two years since the Symphony first announced Kalia as its second in command (under Music Director Carl St.Clair), with his position beginning at the start of the 2015-16 season. In addition to assisting St.Clair with conducting duties, Kalia has played—and will continue to play—a vital role in the Symphony's education initiatives. These include programming and conducting the Farmers & Merchants Bank Family Musical Mornings series, which introduces children ages 5-11 (and beyond) to the exciting world of orchestral music through engaging and educational concerts. (more...)

New Works by Rajiv Joseph, Lawrence Wright, Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik Slated for Alley Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre announces eight productions for its 2017-2018 season, including the premiere of three plays developed in the Alley All New Festival. (more...)

Sanguine Theatre Company to Premiere Patrick Vermillion's JESSICA at IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Sanguine Theatre Company will present the World Premiere of Patrick Vermillion's JESSICA, directed by Emily Jackson at IRT Theater (154 Christopher Street, between Greenwich and Washington, 10014), July 22-August 5. (more...)

BWW Review: Emerging Playwright Olivia Cordell Gives Us a Glimpse into the Millennial Psyche with THIS OUR NOW
by George Brietigam - Jun 7, 2017

You will feel like you are drowning when watching this modern love tale (more...)

Laborers 1091 to Celebrate 80 Years of Achievements in the Northland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

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Kimberly Immanuel, Valarie Pettiford to Star in CITY OF LIGHT at SheNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

City of Light has a charming musical theater score with music by Jan Roper, lyrics by Julie Weiner, and book by Gabrielle Wagner. The show will star Kimberly Immanuel (Pacific Overtures, The Fantasticks) as Molly. It will also feature Tony nominee Valarie Pettiford (Fosse, Big Deal), Anthony Norman (Newsies Nat'l Tour), Darren Bunch, Keri Safran, and Jack Cotterell. (more...)

Electric Forest Celebrates Self Expression and Diversity with MONARCH RACHEL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The 7th annual Electric Forest (EF) festival returned to its home in the beautiful forest of Rothbury, Michigan for the first of two weekends, welcoming over 40,000 fans for four days and nights of camping, live music, incredible art installations and the magic of the enchanted Sherwood Forest. (more...)

Cady Huffman to Direct New Musical CITY OF LIGHT at SheNYC Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

City of Light, a new musical by Gabrielle Wagner, Julie Weiner and Jan Roper with direction by Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman, will play three performances at the SheNYC Summer Theater Festival.  (more...)

BWW Interview: FLY BY NIGHT's Jim Lichtscheidl
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jun 27, 2017

Learning more about an actor who you've seen a lot in a show you've never seen before can be a lot of fun. Local actor Jim Lichtscheidl answers 6 Questions and a Plug, and is going places but won't be going anywhere. (more...)

Centripetal Unveils CleanINTERNET' Managed Security Service
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

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BWW Interview: Broadway's Dana Moore: A Keeper of the Fosse Flame!
by Bob Rizzo - Jun 27, 2017

Dana Moore, having appeared in twelve Broadway musicals, is the true embodiment of a 'Broadway Gypsy.' She's worked with some of Broadway's most influential choreographers including Michael Bennett, Bob Fosse, Tommy Tune, Twyla Tharp, and Graciela Daniele. Dana currently teaches musical theater dance in New York City at Marymount Manhattan College and Steps on Broadway. (more...)

Original Cast Members of A BROADWAY MUSICAL to Reunite at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Members of the original Broadway company of Charles Strouse and Lee Adams' A BROADWAY MUSICAL , which only played one night on Broadway in 1978, will reunite for a concert presentation of the musical at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at 7pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Guest Blog: Passport to China Days 1 & 2
by Guest Blogger: Passport to Broadway - Jun 21, 2017

Two days after Typhoon Merbok descended on Guangdong province, three theatre professionals from New York descended on the American International School of Guangzhou to begin a ten-day intensive program for twenty-nine students from the fourth to the twelfth grade. In our first three days, we cast each participant and taught all the music and half the staging and choreography for our hour-long show. Much like the rain, our pace was strong and driving, and much like the ninety-degree temperatures, our energy was high and sweat-inducing. (more...)

2017 Running of The RollerBulls in New Orleans Turns It Up a Notch
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Nola Bulls, LLC announces the full lineup for the 11th edition of the world famous San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO), a.k.a. 'The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans.' Organizers say they are committed to transcending the farthest reaches of joy currently known to mortal men, taking this event it to the ultimate limits good times, great food, tasty drinks, and general feelings of 'Por Que No?' or Why Not? (more...)

Electric Forest Reveals 2017 Daily Stage Schedule, App and Festival Map
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Today, Electric Forest (EF) released the daily stage schedule, app and festival map for the seventh annual music and camping festival in Rothbury, Michigan June 22-June 25 and June 29-July 2, 2017. (more...)

Theatre/Dance Crossover WHAT IF I TOLD YOU Set for English Preview Tour Before Edinburgh Run
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Pauline Mayers is used to people making assumptions about her based on her gender, background and skin colour; it's been happening all of her life. But she's defied those expectations at every turn, tearing up the narrative that society tried to impose on her. (more...)

Showcasing All The Awesome Books From The 2017 BookExpo YA Buzz Panel!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jun 16, 2017

Today, I get to reveal the five finalists from the BookExpo Young Adult Buzz Panel. I was lucky enough to walk out with all five nominated YA titles hyped to be a Big Deal when they debut!! (more...)

BWW Review: Things Get Freaky at the Alley In FREAKY FRIDAY
by Gary Laird - Jun 15, 2017

FREAKY FRIDAY, a new musical from Disney, is based on the 1976 original movie and 2003 remake of the same name. It's a simple premise. Career mother and teenage daughter don't get along. (Stop me if you've heard this one.) (more...)

BWW Interview: KINKY BOOTS' Blair Goldberg Talks Chipotle, Her Childhood on Broadway and Panic! at the Disco Heartthrob Brendon Urie
by Matthew Blank - Jun 15, 2017

A chat with KINKY BOOTS' Blair Goldberg, who made her Broadway debut as a child opposite Bernadette Peters in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN. (more...)

Strauss Square Announces 2017 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today the 2017 Strauss Square fall season including Herbie Hancock. The 2017 lineup will feature a diverse schedule of world-renowned musicians, storytellers and songwriters. The season will kick-off with the most amazing and authentic tribute band ABBA The Concert - A Tribute to ABBA on August 19, 2017. All shows will take place at Annette Strauss Square in the downtown Dallas Arts District. Additional shows to be announced at a later date. (more...)

BWW Previews: BOOKEXPO 2017: Adult Buzz Panel Book Finalists
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jun 1, 2017

Yesterday,  I attended the BEA Adult Buzz Panel and walked out with the six nominated titles hyped to be a Big Deal when they debut!! (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway Cast Members Share the Love for Best Choreography Tony Nominees
by Bob Rizzo - Jun 1, 2017

This year's crop of 'Best Choreography' Tony nominees, several of whom helped guide their show to a Best Musical nod, receive heartfelt shout-outs from cast members. (more...)

BWW Interview: Walking the Tightrope with Angela Meade in Bellini's IL PIRATA at Caramoor, July 8
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 7, 2017

Being an opera singer is a little like walking a tightrope without a net--no matter who you're singing with, you're out there on stage, alone, for the crowd to cheer but, also for everyone to hear each glitch or misstep in your singing. Soprano Angela Meade--who's starring as Imogene in Caramoor's concert performance of Bellini's IL PIRATA, a role debut, on July 8--not only did her first wire-walking with a major role but at a big house: the Metropolitan Opera. (more...)

BWW Review: JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK at Adventure Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 3, 2017

WOWEE WOW WOW!! Junie B. Jones and all of her friends are inhabiting Adventure Theatre this summer for a fun-filled tale of missing gloves, true loves, and fast feet. Fueled by a super colossus performance from pint-size dynamo Megan Graves in the title role and helmed by master director Rick Hammerly, Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook proves that you can enjoy a Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) show at any age. (more...)

Readers Respond: Sondheim Weighs in on Female Bobby in COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Stephen Sondheim has allowed the upcoming West End production of Company to feature a female Bobby. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ronny Merhavi, Maor Maimon And Talli Oren Talk HAIRSPRAY
by Ronit Suzan - Jul 15, 2017

The highly anticipated musical of the summer is almost here and during this week's presentation producer and senior entrepreneur Maor Maimon as well as Ronny Merhavi (Tracy) and Talli Oren (Velma Von Tussle) shared a bit about the Israeli production of Hairspray. (more...)

BWW Review: BILLY MCGUIGAN'S ROCK TWIST at Omaha Community Playhouse
by Christine Swerczek - Jul 13, 2017

Billy McGuigan runs on high-octane fuel and you can feel his energy emanating from the stage. This is an entertainer who works the crowd and works for the crowd. Everyone will get more than their money's worth. Believe the hype. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Set for Summer at New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

New London Barn Playhouse presents West Side Story, running July 19 - August 6. It will be directed by Keith Coughlin and choreographed by Michael Jablonski, with music direction by Jonathan Parks. (more...)

Lincoln Hall Presents Live Celebration of Joe Cocker's MAD DOGS & ENGLISHMEN, 4/20
by Kevin Pollack - Apr 7, 2017

Lincoln Hall presents a celebration and re-creation of the entire groundbreaking 1970 live album and tour, MAD DOGS & ENGLISHMEN on Thursday, April 20th. Serving as a dedication to Joe Cocker and Leon Russell, the show will be recreated with the exact 20-piece personnel from the original tour including a full choir, two drum kits, horn section, piano and Hammond B3, two guitars, and more. (more...)

Making the Switch: Disruptive Telecom White Box Collaboration Accelerates and Opens the Platform, Powering Unprecedented Network Performance and Insights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

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Winners Announced For The 52nd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Annette Gordon-Reed Will Be Subject of Conroe Legends Mural Wall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

A new mural will be unveiled on one of downtown Conroe's building exteriors as part of Rising Stars & Legends of Texas, a celebration of arts and culture in the Lone Star State, scheduled for April 21 and 22 in downtown Conroe. (more...)

Los Colognes Premieres New Track 'Sneakin' Breadcrumbs' at Observer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Nashville quintet Los Colognes will release their third album The Wave on May 12th via Big Deal Media / Thirty Tigers. The band just premiered their track 'Sneakin' Breadcrumbs' at the Observe (more...)

NETSUITE UNVEILS MAJOR GLOBAL ERP ENHANCEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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Majesty Ignites Dance Floor Revolution with 'LIving In The Moonlight'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Debuting as #2 Billboard Breakout Artist, Majesty has emerged to ignite a dance floor revolution with the dark and edgy “Living in the Moonlight” (more...)

Photo Flash: La Mirada Stages Timeless Classic WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Powerful, poignant and timely as ever, LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the fourth show of its 2016-2017 season, the most acclaimed musical of all time, WEST SIDE STORY, book by Arthur Laurents, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Leonard Bernstein with musical direction by Brent Crayon, choreography by John Todd and directed by Ovation award-winner Richard Israel. (more...)

Kendra Erika Releases New Single 'Under My Skin'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Visionary deep house/pop singer-songwriter Kendra Erika whose single “Oasis” Topped the Billboard Dance Club chart, claiming the #9 spot, today, released “Under My Skin.” (more...)

KFC Explores The Final Frontier With Colonel Rob Lowe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

KFC has enlisted actor, writer and producer Rob Lowe as the newest celebrity Colonel to play the brand's iconic founder, Colonel Harland Sanders. Aligning with the debut of the spicy, crispy and hand-breaded Zinger sandwich in America, the Hollywood funny man will appear in advertisements in a spacesuit to make the world-famous Zinger literally out of this world. (more...)

Pabst Opens Milwaukee Craft Brewery and Beer Garden
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Pabst Brewing Company is excited to announce the official opening of Pabst Milwaukee Brewery, the company's first craft brewery. A firkin keg tapping and blue ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for later this afternoon with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, Pabst Chairman Eugene Kashper, and Pabst CEO Simon Thorpe. The brewery's public opening is slated for Friday, April 14 at 11 a.m. (Milwaukee Day '4/14'). Pabst will also host a grand opening celebration and street festival on May 13 from 1 to 7 p.m. The festival will feature outdoor performances from a wide variety of leading local bands, as well as games, art activities, food, and of course, Pabst Milwaukee Brewery beer. (more...)

Los Colognes Premieres 'Unspoken' at Consequence of Sound
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Nashville quintet Los Colognes will release their third album The Wave on May 12th via Big Deal Media / Thirty Tigers. T (more...)

The Media Theatre Presents WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The Media Theatre has the legendary musical "West Side Story" April 19 through June 11. With a book by Arthur Laurents and a sweeping score from Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, the musical is often referred to as one of the all-time greats in the Broadway canon.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 10, 2017
by - Apr 10, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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