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BWW Review: THE SECOND CITY'S ALMOST ACCURATE GUIDE TO AMERICA DIVIDED WE STAND at The Kennedy Center
by Jenny Minich - Jun 27, 2017

Unlike in your real life, there is someone onstage able to give voice to your concerns and make you laugh when you feel like you want to cry. The Second City wants you to know you're not alone! (more...)

BWW Review: A HARMONY BOYS CHRISTMAS Closed This Past Weekend As a Part of the Hollywood Fringe
by Don Grigware - Jun 26, 2017

Described as 'an evening of song, dance and holiday cheer in support of the 'Force Feed the World' charity fund', A Harmony Boys Christmas as a musical satire revels in being politically incorrect. It concentrates on traditions like Santa Claus coming down the chimney, crackers - fun toys that are popular with the Brits - and even the birth of the 'Sweet Little Jesus Boy' and tears them all to shreds. (more...)

The String Cheese Incident || 'Sweet Spot' Heads to Radio + Summer Festivals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The String Cheese Incident & SCI Fidelity Records recently released Believe, the 7th studio album from SCI, on April 14, 2017. The Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads) produced album was recorded and produced in the newly founded “Sound Lab”, a hybrid recording studio and band hangout in Colorado and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. (more...)

Jeanne Robertson to Bring 'Rocking Chair' Tour to Winspear Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Presents announced today that tickets for Jeanne Robertson: The 'Rocking Chair' Tour will go on sale Friday, June 30 at 10 a.m. Award-winning American humorist and motivational speaker Jeanne Robertson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Winspear Opera House in the downtown Dallas Arts District. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for Peter White and Euge Groove at the Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Two of the most successful artists in the world of contemporary jazz, guitarist Peter White and saxophonist Euge Groove join forces for a performance this August in White Summer Hot Grooves. Previously collaborating on songs such as 'Rain Down on Me' and 'Another Perfect Moment' among others, White and Groove each bring a distinctive style to their instrument of choice. (more...)

The Wrecks Join All Time Low Tour 'Favorite Liar' Has Over 5.5 Million Listens On Spotify
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Los Angeles alternative rock band The Wrecks will be on the road this summer in support of their We Are The Wrecks EP joining All Time Low, SWMRS, Night Riots and Waterparks for “The Young Renegades Tour.” (more...)

VIDEO: Glenn Close and Cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD Take Final Broadway Bows
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close took her final bow today as 'Norma Desmond' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece, Sunset Boulevard. Check out the video of the final curtain call below! (more...)

BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 6/26 to 7/2
by BWW Staff - Jun 26, 2017

Published every Monday, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week. (more...)

Tap Your Feet to M & M Stage Productions' 42ND STREET at Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Prepare to tap your feet along with M & M Stage Productions as they present the enduring and endearing classic "42nd Street" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. (more...)

Nickelodeon Brings O-Town, Hillwood, Bikini Botto & More to Comic-Con International
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Nickelodeon will immerse fans in three decades-worth of iconic characters and shows as it brings Rocko's Modern Life, Hey Arnold!, SpongeBob SquarePants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to life at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2017. (more...)

Manoel Felciano, Kevin Cahoon & More Will Star in Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD at the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! The two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright and inventive comic genius is back at the Globe following the smash success of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, which broke box office records in 2015. Director Jessica Stone also returns to the Globe, where she helmed the hit productions of Arms and the Man and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Packed with thrills, romance, laughs, and great characters like Little John, Friar Tuck, and Maid Marian, Robin Hood! tells the timeless story of a hero of the people who takes on the powers that be. So get ready to duck a quarterstaff or two-you won't want to miss a moment of the swashbuckling fun! It will play July 22 - August 27, 2017, with opening night on July 30, in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Single tickets start at $39 and are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 26th, 2017 - Jimmy Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Ben Platt hosts the 2017 Jimmy Awards, honoring the best in high school musical theatre tonight! (more...)

BWW Review: Another Openin' Weekend at Transcendence Theatre, Wine Country Paradise, Sonoma Valley Inn and More!
by Christina Mancuso - Jun 26, 2017

With more than 900 wineries combined, Napa Valley and Sonoma County are truly a wine lover's paradise.  But more than wine, these regions offer the best of Northern California, including miles of Pacific coastline, towering redwoods, breathtaking views, luxury resorts and spas, world class restaurants, and over 50 state and regional parks, making it the perfect destination for any of your travel needs. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/26/2017
by - Jun 26, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 6/26/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 25, 2017
by - Jun 25, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND at Broward Center for the Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Jun 25, 2017

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents the Broadway Across America production of the musical Finding Neverland featuring music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kenned, and a book by James Graham. The musical stage adaptation is inspired by the 1998 play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee, and his 2004 film adaptation Finding Neverland. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Norma Surrenders - SUNSET BOULEVARD Takes Final Broadway Bow
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2017

SUNSET BOULEVARD plays its final performance on Broadway today, Sunday, June 25. The production, which marked the triumphant return of Glenn Close to the role of Norma Desmond, will have played a total of 145 performances. Originally scheduled as a limited run through May 28th, Sunset Boulevard extended through June 25. (more...)

Amy Spanger and Molly Ranson join Line-Up of Weekly Comedy VILLAIN: DEBLANKS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

This summer, the fun happens on Wednesday nights -- and it just got funnier with Amy Spanger (July 19) and Molly Ranson (August 16) joining the line-up! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Glenn Close Takes Final Curtain Call as SUNSET BOULEVARD Closes on Broadway
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 25, 2017

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close took her final bow today as 'Norma Desmond' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece, Sunset Boulevard and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the revival's end. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 24, 2017
by - Jun 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/24/2017
by - Jun 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/24/2017. (more...)

Insight Theatre Company Presents ON GOLDEN POND Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Insight Theatre Company continues its 10th season with On Golden Pond. On Golden Pond had its Broadway appearance in 1979. (more...)

Michael Jackson Death Hoax Documentary Airs on FilmOn 6/25
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

FilmOn TV, part of Hologram USA Networks, announced today it will air a pair of rare but important Michael Jackson documentaries on its FOTV Channel on the anniversary of the announcement of the superstar's death. (more...)

Second Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Due to popular demand, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces an added second show of Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company's Summer Program Soars with ALADDIN JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

'A Whole New World' kicks off the summer youth program with Aladdin JR., based on the iconic animated film and featuring an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Soar to new heights on a magical, flying carpet ride filled with romance, adventure and hilarious hijinks. When street urchin Aladdin vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more beloved characters come to life in this fantastical musical that celebrates the power of love and friendship. Aladdin JR. is directed and choreographed by Carolanne Marano, with Musical Direction by Miriam Arichea. The production opens July 7 and runs for 5 performances only through July 9. (more...)

Kat Pace Releases 'Back Home' with Lead Single 'Revenge'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Songstress Kat Pace is a hometown Philly girl who writes with empathy, earnestness, poetic elegance, and dashes of quirkiness. Her previous release was reminiscent of a post piano-pop decade Sara Bareilles, but in 2017 she's exploring a whole new sound. (more...)

Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

Dean Cain Returns as Host of MASTERS OF ILLUSION Season 4, Premiering on The CW 6/30
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

MASTERS OF ILLUSION, produced by Associated Television International and hosted by Dean Cain, will return for a fourth season on The CW with two 30-minute episodes airing back to back on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. Central. (more...)

Boston Court Announces 13th Annual New Play Reading Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Boston Court, Pasadena's Intimate Home for the Performing Arts, today announced the full details of its 13th annual New Play Reading Festival. Curated by Literary Manager Emilie Beck, in concert with Artistic Directors Jessica Kubzansky and Michael Michetti, the New Play Reading Festival is a key component of Boston Court's commitment to nurturing playwrights and new work, and continues the company's core mission of developing and programming works that are inherently theatrical, textually rich, and visually arresting. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK to Welcome New Class of Rockers This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit musical School of Rock - The Musical will welcome five new cast members to the class on Monday, July 31, 2017. Rocking their way to Broadway will be Zachary Zwelling as 'Zack' the guitarist, Levi Buksbazen as 'Freddy' the drummer, John Allyn as 'Billy' the stylist, Gabrielle Greene as 'Shonelle' the back-up singer, and Cory Leventhal as 'James.' (more...)

Casting Announced for New Line Theatre's 27th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," announces its 27th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the St. Louis premiere of the four-woman rock opera LIZZIE, a very different take on the Lizzie Borden legend, running Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 2017; followed by Cole Porter's satiric masterpiece ANYTHING GOES, running March 1-24, 2018; and the St. Louis premiere of the world's first bio-historical musical comedy, YEAST NATION, written by the Urinetown team, running May 31-June 23, 2018. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's home, the Marcelle Theater, in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

Blues Master SaRon Crenshaw To Release New Album 'Drivin'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Legendary blues guitarist and singer SaRon Crenshaw will release is first studio album, a two disc set featuring ten extended tracks, on OneTrickDog* Records on July 18th . (more...)

Melissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 3-July 9, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars with Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, Sean Harkness & Will Galison, Alemay Fernandez Featuring Shawn Letts, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Interview: Ashley Gilmour Talks MISS SAIGON Tour
by Marianka Swain - Jun 23, 2017

Ashley Gilmour's previous work includes Link Larkin in Hairspray and the ensemble of the original revival cast of Miss Saigon. Now, he's graduated to playing Chris in the UK and Ireland tour of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical, which begins at Curve Leicester on 1 July. (more...)

Scoop: MASTERS OF ILLUSION on THE CW - Friday, July 14, 2017
by - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on MASTERS OF ILLUSION, airing on THE CW on Friday, July 14, 2017! (more...)

Cenenaryt Stage Company Announces SUMMER JAMFEST with DRIVE: A TRIBUTE TO THE CARS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Centenary Stage Company's annual Summer Jamfest series returns to the Lackland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 15 at 8pm with the timeless music of Drive: A Tribute to the Cars.  Thrilling the tri-state area and beyond for years, this six-person band from Bethpage, New York is dedicated to producing accurate recreations of classic songs from the 80's decade while highlighting a special tribute and authentic recreation of the music of The Cars.    (more...)

Jessica Tyler Wright Leads the Soccer Mom Wolf-Pack In PLAY LIKE A WINNER at NYMF; Full Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Producers of Play Like A Winner, the new musical by Erik Johnke & David Wolfson and winner of last year's NYMF Developmental Reading Award, are thrilled to announce the complete casting for this July's limited run during the 2017 New York Musical Festival (NYMF). (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and Copenhagen
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,' returns to Paris, Basel, several German cities, and Copenhagen to perform 15 ballets from July 4 - September 10. (more...)

'GREAT COMET', COME FROM AWAY and A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Receive AEA's Excellence in Diversity Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Actors' Equity Association today named The Great Comet, Come From Away and A Doll's House Part 2 the co-recipients of the Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2016-17 theatrical season. (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 15, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Saturday, July 15, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Saturday, July 8, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Thursday, June 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Thursday, June 8, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 1, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Saturday, July 1, 2017! (more...)

A COUNTRY NIGHT IN NASHVILLE to Bring Honky Tonk to Parr Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Country music fans are in for a treat this November when Parr Hall hosts A Country Night in Nashville. (more...)

360 Collins: A New Food Hub is Opening in the Heart of Melbourne's CBD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

A welcome new addition to Melbourne's cosmopolitan culinary scene, 360 Collins is opening seven in-demand eateries for city workers with a recent multi-million dollar extension of the 360 Collins site, linking Collins Street to a bustling section of Little Collins Street between Elizabeth and Queen Streets. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents HIGH SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC opens the 17/18 season with Cole Porter's sparkling musical, HIGH SOCIETY, July 12-29 in the Garvin Theatre.  (more...)

Global Marketplace Leader Concierge Auctions Set To Auction 27 Luxury Properties In June/July, Most Selling Without Reserve; Firm Unveils 7 New Properties In Lineup As Bi
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

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The GRAMMY Museum to Expand Exhibit on Punk Rock Band X
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The GRAMMY Museum has announced its plans to expand the forthcoming exhibit celebrating the 40th anniversary of seminal L.A. punk rock band X. (more...)

Choreographer Tommie-Waheed Evans to Create New Work for Verb Ballets
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

It is with great excitement that Verb Ballets hosts guest choreographer Tommie-Waheed Evans in-studio from June 26-30, 2017. (more...)

Plays from Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2017 at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome Throughline Artists with SUMMER SHORTS 2017, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 11th season. SUMMER SHORTS 2017 begins on Friday, July 21 and runs through Saturday, September 2. (more...)

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