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Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds Headed to the Fox Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds are headed to the Fox Theatre on September 9th, 2016.  (more...)

Scoop: E! September 2016 Programming Highlights on NBC - Thursday, September 1, 2016
by - Sep 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on E! September 2016 Programming Highlights, airing on NBC on Thursday, September 1, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: E! September 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Sep 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on E! September 2016 Programming Highlights (more...)

Photo Coverage: SPAMILTON Raises a Glass to Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 9, 2016

The musical, which promises an evening that celebrates, roasts and eviscerates the Broadway blockbuster, just celebrated an official opening night yesterday, September 8, 2016 at the Triad (158 West 72nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

E! Announces September 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

E! has announced the programming highlights for their upcoming fall season. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Magician Helder Guimaraes Talks All Things VERSO; Opens Tonight at New World Stages!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2016

Helder Guimarães, one of the premier close-up artists of the world, returns to New York City in his all-new show Verso, following the acclaimed sold-out engagement of Nothing to Hide. Intimate and enigmatic, witty and unorthodox, Verso is Helder's most daunting journey into the impossible yet. Bear witness as he pushes the very limits of magic, and challenges just how much you're willing to accept what your eyes assume to be true.  (more...)

DHgate.com Announces Halloween Costume Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Theater Vet Tony Shalhoub Joins Amazon's THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Theater veteran Tony Shalhoub has been cast in the lead role opposite Rachel Brosnahan in Amy Sherman-Palladino's Amazon drama pilot THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL. (more...)

Sandi Toksvig's SILVER LINING and NELL GWYNN in English Touring Theatre Spring Season
by Marianka Swain - Sep 12, 2016

English Touring Theatre today announces its spring season which features the world premiere of Silver Lining, a new comedy written by Sandi Toksvig, and a tour of the critically acclaimed Olivier Award winning Shakespeare's Globe production of Nell Gwynn, starring Laura Pitt-Pulford in the title role.  It is the final season under the stewardship of Director Rachel Tackley who is leaving the company to become Executive Director of Chichester Festival Theatre.  Richard Tywman takes over, having been Associate Director (International) of the Royal Court Theatre since 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jason Robert Brown Shares THE LAST FIVE YEARS Orchestra Rehearsal Video
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2016

It just might be the most anticipated concert event of the year; the tickets for Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo and two-time Tony Nominee Joshua Henry's one-night-only performance of The Last Five Years sold out in less than an hour on the first day of the evening's pre-sale. With the concert, which will be performed at Town Hall, only two days away, the entire team is hard at work perfecting the piece before sharing it with the lucky few who nabbed tickets. This afternoon, Jason Robert Brown, the composer of The Last Five Years, took to Facebook to share a sneak peak of one of the orchestra's final rehearsals before the Big Night. Check it out below! (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Allison Janney to Return to Broadway Next Season?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

According to Page Six, Allison Janney will make her return to Broadway next season in the first Broadway revival of Six Degrees of Separation. No director has been announced, but the original director, Jerry Zaks, will be represented on Broadway this season with A Bronx Tale and Hello, Dolly! (more...)

A Big Night for Water: Musicians, Artists and Canadian Leaders Gather for Second Annual Waterkeeper Gala presented by TELUS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

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BAFTA LA to Honor Jodi Foster, Ricky Gervais & More with Special Portraits
by Movies News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) has commissioned British artist Lincoln Townley to create a suite of portraits in celebration of the 2016 British Academy Britannia Award honorees (more...)

Stage Adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels Headlines New Rose Theatre, Kingston's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

With John Malkovich's acclaimed production of Good Canary entering its final week, Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its new season for 2017.  Headlining the season is the world premiere of My Brilliant Friend, a two-part adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan quartet of novels which have become a global literary sensation.  The true identity of the author is a mystery, with Elena Ferrante a pseudonym used by the writer, but speculation over the weekend suggested that the author had been unmasked.   (more...)

BWW Recap: Who Lives? Who Dies? Who Tells Your Story on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Oct 3, 2016

Okay, so look, there are so many people who complain that this show is inferior to its predecessor, but I'm sorry people, this is what is known in the biz as an “epic finale.” I'm honestly not sure I blinked the entire time. And if you gave up on this show, I'm sad that you didn't get to experience this two hour masterpiece. (more...)

Critic's Choice: Get Your Halloween Fix at the Theater This Weekend
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 27, 2016

Have you decided on your Halloween costume yet? You better get to work since it's only four days until the Big Night is upon us and you won't want to caught with your pants down, so to speak. May we respectfully suggest a trip to your local, neighborhood theater? Not only will you be entertained, transformed and transported - we're willing to be on this happening - but you'll also probably get some great costume ideas in the process! And there is the added bonus that the theater company might be in the business of renting out costumes which would make your efforts even easier than you first thought… (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 10/18/2016 - 10/25/2016
by - Oct 25, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 10/18/2016 - 10/25/2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jordan Harrison and Zayd Dohrn Receive Horton Foote Awards
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 25, 2016

Just last night, Jordan Harrison (Marjorie Prime) and Zayd Dohrn (The Profane) were presented with the 2016 Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play and Promising New American Play, respectively. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Tubi TV Releases New Lineup of Free Streaming Movie Offerings for November 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

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Photo Coverage: He's Too Good to Be True... Mark Ballas Takes First Broadway Bows in JERSEY BOYS!
by Walter McBride - Oct 19, 2016

The Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boys just welcomed 'Dancing with the Stars' superstar Mark Ballas, who made his Broadway debut last night in the iconic role of 'Frankie Valli.' He is joined by fellow new cast members Nicolas Dromard and Drew Seeley in the roles of Tommy DeVito and Bob Gaudio (respectively), as well as Matt Bogart as Nick Massi. Check out photos from the Big Night below!  (more...)

Breaking News: Allison Janney & John Benjamin Hickey Will Return to Broadway in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Producer Stuart Thompson announced today that John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation will return to Broadway this spring in a revival starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa and Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan. Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Punk Rock) will direct the production, which is set to open at the Barrymore Theatre in April 2017 and will run for 15 weeks only. (more...)

Falls at Imperial Oaks Recognized as Houston's Best
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

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Falls at Imperial Oaks Recognized as Houston's Best
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

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Photo Coverage: Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars at the Dramatists Guild Fund Gala!
by Walter McBride - Nov 8, 2016

Just last night, Dramatists Guild Fund presented its annual benefit gala- Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars: The Presidential Edition at Gotham Hall in New York. Raul Esparza debuted 'The Flag Song' from ASSASSINS which was cut before performances began, and Patrick Page performed from Robert Schenkkan's ALL THE WAY. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Dramatists Guild Fund's Presidential Benefit Gala!
by Walter McBride - Nov 8, 2016

Just last night, Dramatists Guild Fund presented its annual benefit gala- Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars: The Presidential Edition at Gotham Hall in New York. Raul Esparza debuted 'The Flag Song' from ASSASSINS which was cut before performances began, and Patrick Page performed from Robert Schenkkan's ALL THE WAY. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

E! Goes Live from the Red Carpet at 2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The music elite are set to converge at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at this year's American Music Awards and E! will cover all the celebrity fanfare as the network brings the real magic of the red carpet to pop culture fans around the globe with its signature “Live From The Red Carpet” multi-platform coverage of the event. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Irish Repertory Theatre's FINIAN'S RAINBOW Celebrates Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 7, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre presents FINIAN'S RAINBOW, directed and adapted by Charlotte Moore (Da), at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. The production officially opened last night, November 6, 2016, and runs through December 18. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

CBS's 60 MINUTES Delivers Nearly 15 M Viewers; Is #1 Non-Sports Program for 2nd Week
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

60 MINUTES had another Big Night Sunday, drawing nearly 15 million viewers. The CBS News magazine delivered 14.89 million viewers to land at #2 in that measurement, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Nov. 20. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster & Company Celebrate Opening Night of SWEET CHARITY!
by Walter McBride - Nov 21, 2016

The New Group's SWEET CHARITY opened just last night, November 20, at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, where it plays through January 8. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the Big Night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Viceland to Premiere Three New Series; Gives Season Renewals to Favorite Dramas
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

VICELAND, the new channel from VICE Media and A+E Networks, is premiering three new series with 'Payday,' which just premiered on the network, and two others to follow in December (more...)

BWW TV: The Stars of NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Shine Bright on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 15, 2016

THE GREAT COMET is a theatrical experience like no other. Malloy's inspired adaptation of a 70-page slice of War and Peace puts audiences just inches away from Tolstoy's brash young lovers, as they light up Moscow in an epic tale of romance and passion. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the Big Night, and you can check out interviews with the cast below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Nov 15, 2016

The new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 just had a starry Broadway opening last night, at the Imperial Theatre. Featuring the Broadway debuts of 24 cast and creative team members, including Josh Groban as 'Pierre' and Denee Benton as 'Natasha,' the new musical is created by Dave Malloy(Ghost Quartet, Preludes) and directed by Rachel Chavkin(Hadestown, Artistic Director of The TEAM), also making their Broadway debuts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of GREAT COMET!
by Walter McBride - Nov 15, 2016

The new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 just had a starry Broadway opening last night, at the Imperial Theatre. Featuring the Broadway debuts of 24 cast and creative team members, including Josh Groban as 'Pierre' and Denee Benton as 'Natasha,' the new musical is created by Dave Malloy(Ghost Quartet, Preludes) and directed by Rachel Chavkin(Hadestown, Artistic Director of The TEAM), also making their Broadway debuts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: INDIGNATION, with Danny Burstein, Linda Emond & More, Premieres in New York
by Walter McBride - Jul 26, 2016

On July 29, Summit Entertainment and Roadside Attractions will release Jeremy Schamus' Indignation, starring Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tracy Letts, Linda Emond, and Danny Burstein. The company just gathered for the New York premiere last night and you can check out photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, THE FULL MONTY, OKLAHOMA! and More Set for 10th Anniversary Season at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport has just announced its 10th Anniversary Season. To celebrate the occasion, the 2016-2017 season brings you six exciting musicals! (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, 1776, JEKYL & HYDE and More Set for Engeman Theater's 10th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport has just announced its 10th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Casting Announced for New Comedy Play WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT at St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Casting announced for Mark Bell's (The Play That Goes Wrong, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery) production of Dave Hanson's off-Broadway comedy at St. James Theatre Studio in September. (more...)

RNC Day 4, NYPD Body Cams & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

Ricky Gervais to Be Honored by BAFTA LA's Britannia Awards for Excellence in Comedy
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

BAFTA has announced that they will honor award-winning comedian, actor, writer and director Ricky Gervais with the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy at this year's British Academy Britannia Awards. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: High Schoolers Shine at the 8th Annual Jimmy Awards; Watch the Full Ceremony!
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2016

Every year the nation's most talented high schoolers flock to the Minskoff Theatre for the NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS (NHSMTA)/JIMMY AWARDS. This year's the eighth annual ceremony took place on June 27, hosted by Tony Award®-nominee Zachary Levi. The coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor was presented to Josh Stroblrepresenting The Jerry Herman Awards and Amina Faye representing The Blumey Awards. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Celebrates Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 14, 2016

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS, written by Bess Wohl, returns to New York this summer for a strictly limited engagement. Directed by Obie Award-winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812), SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS officially opened last night, July 13, for a run at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street) through September 25, 2016. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Walter McBride - Dec 6, 2016

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Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes Opening Night Broadway Bows!
by Walter McBride - Dec 5, 2016

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, opened just last night at the Music Box Theatre (239 W 45th St). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Welcome to Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Dec 5, 2016

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, opened just last night at the Music Box Theatre (239 W 45th St). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Know and Otrimprov Team Up Again to Make Your Holidays One-of-A-Kind with THE NAUGHTY LIST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

It's a little bit naughty and a little bit nice - but always a lot of fun - and is the only ticket in town guaranteeing you'll never see the same show twice. OTRimprov (OTRi), a long-time member of Know's resource-sharing Jackson Street Market program and voted Cincinnati's Best Improv Troupe (2016 Best of Cincinnati, CityBeat) takes over the patio at Arnold's Bar & Grill for the 5th consecutive year to celebrate, skewer, lament, embellish, and extol everything about the holidays. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub, John Cariani, Katrina Lenk and More to Lead THE BAND'S VISIT Premiere at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company just announced casting for the world premiere musical The Band's Visit, directed by Lortel and Obie Award winner David Cromer and featuring a book by Drama Desk Award nominee Itamar Moses, an original score by three-time Tony Award nominee David Yazbekand choreography by Lee Sher. (more...)

BWW TV: Babs is Back- Watch the Legendary Barbra Streisand in Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2016

Barbra Streisand played the Staples Center in Los Angeles last night, beginning her BARBRA: THE MUSIC...THE MEM'RIES...THE MAGIC! tour. The only recording artist to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, Streisand began the first half of her show playing one of her hits from each of the six decades.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Brandon Victor Dixon Poses Backstage After HAMILTON Debut!
by Walter McBride - Aug 24, 2016

Two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon just made his debut as Aaron Burr in the musical Hamilton on Broadway last night, August 23. BroadwayWorld was on hand for his Big Night and you can check out backstage photos below! (more...)

Breaking News: Jessica Hecht, John Turturro & Tony Shalhoub Will Lead THE PRICE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced the stars of the new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney. (more...)

BWW TV: The CATS Cast Looks Back on a Purrrfect Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 1, 2016

The first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical, Cats, returned to Broadway just last night at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand at last night's jellicle ball and you can catch up with the company on their Big Night below! (more...)

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