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Ellie Turk to Lead Stages Theatre Company's JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL; Cast Set!Ellie Turk to Lead Stages Theatre Company's JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Stages Theatre Company is thrilled to announce the cast for JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL. This marks the first production of the 2015-2016 Season - A Season of Believing! JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL runs September 18 - October 18, 2015. (more...)

Oxygen to Premiere New Series RICH IN FAITH, 12/2Oxygen to Premiere New Series RICH IN FAITH, 12/2
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Oxygen Media is giving viewers a firsthand look into the personal journey of Rich and DawnCheré Wilkerson as they strive to change the perception of faith and belief to a new generation of seekers in the series 'Rich In Faith,' (more...)

9 TO 5, THE MUSIC MAN & More Set for Flat Rock Playhouse's 2016 Season9 TO 5, THE MUSIC MAN & More Set for Flat Rock Playhouse's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Flat Rock Playhouse announced today the plays, musicals and Music on the Rock concerts slated for the 2016 Season as well as a streamlined subscription package plan. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL... SPECTACULAR AND SUPREMEBWW REVIEW: MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL... SPECTACULAR AND SUPREME
by Vickie Evans - Aug 27, 2015

Motown: The Musical - a snapshot of one of the most successful musical era driven by one man with big dreams: Berry Gordy (more...)

THE AWFUL TRUTH to Run 9/18-10/18 at Metropolitan PlayhouseTHE AWFUL TRUTH to Run 9/18-10/18 at Metropolitan Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Obie Award winning Metropolitan Playhouse revives Arthur Richman's never-published hit comedy from 1921: THE AWFUL TRUTH.   Directed by 2-time NYIT Award nominee Michael Hardart at the Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street, New York City (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Brings Music, Mayhem and Murder to Park Square This FallMURDER FOR TWO Brings Music, Mayhem and Murder to Park Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Park Square continues its 41st season next month with the Minnesota premiere of the musical comedy MURDER FOR TWO on the Andy Boss Thrust Stage. The whodunit by Kellen Blair (book and lyrics) and Joe Kinosian (book and music) is the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder. In this hilarious 90-minute show, two performers play thirteen roles -- not to mention the piano -- in a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries. (more...)

Best-Selling Author Phil Blair Launches JOB WON!Best-Selling Author Phil Blair Launches JOB WON!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Despite encouraging signs that the nation's job market has turned around, an air of uncertainty still lingers for those who have yet to land that coveted full-time job or landed a better job that fits their skill level and experience. (more...)

Urban Stages Sets Cast of UNSEAMLYUrban Stages Sets Cast of UNSEAMLY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Located in the heart of the fashion district, Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director; Peter Napolitano, Associate Producer) is proud to present the American Premiere of Oren Safdie's (Private Jokes, Public Places) play Unseamly this October.  Directed by Sarah C Carlsen, Unseamly will begin performances on October 8; Opening night is set for October 14 through November 1 at Urban Stages (259 West 30 Street) Tickets will be $55 ($35 during previews) and are available at UrbanStages.org and Theatermania.com. (more...)

Kathy Griffin Adds Two More Shows at the Taper This NovemberKathy Griffin Adds Two More Shows at the Taper This November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

After an overwhelming demand, the two-time Emmy and Grammy Award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin has extended the engagement of her 'Like A Boss' Tour at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum in Downtown Los Angeles. Originally announced for November 4 and 5, Griffin has added two more 8 p.m. performances - Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7. (more...)

Mountain Falls Luxury Motorcoach Resort Is Set to Host the...Mountain Falls Luxury Motorcoach Resort Is Set to Host the...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

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Scoop: NASHVILLE on ABC - Wednesday, September 9, 2015Scoop: NASHVILLE on ABC - Wednesday, September 9, 2015
by - Aug 25, 2015

Get all the scoop on NASHVILLE, airing on ABC on Wednesday, September 9, 2015! (more...)

GMF Music Unveils New Guitar PedalsGMF Music Unveils New Guitar Pedals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

GMF Music (WWW.GMFAMPS.COM) introduces four guitar pedals that take tone to a whole new level. (DS-1 Distortion, RV-1 Reverb, CH-1 Chorus and DL-1 Delay) (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory to Present GUMBO by Christina Quintana and Brett MaciasMusical Theatre Factory to Present GUMBO by Christina Quintana and Brett Macias
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

Musical Theatre Factory (MTF) will present a developmental workshop of GUMBO with book & lyrics by Christina Quintana and music by Brett Macias. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Kicks Up Its Heels on Boston Leg of National TourBWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Kicks Up Its Heels on Boston Leg of National Tour
by Jan Nargi - Aug 22, 2015

The sex may be in the heels, but in KINKY BOOTS the fun is in Cyndi Lauper's Tony and Grammy Award-winning score, a bouncy pop techno-disco party which keeps the musical's pedestrian plot from (ahem) dragging the show down. (more...)

BROADWAY BINGE: Wind Down Summer 2015 with These Musicals on Netflix!BROADWAY BINGE: Wind Down Summer 2015 with These Musicals on Netflix!
by Nora Dominick - Aug 22, 2015

Can't make it to NYC before the end of the summer to see a Broadway show? Want to sing and dance in the comfort of your living room? BroadwayWorld has you covered with BROADWAY BINGE, a guide to all of the musicals or inspirations for hit Broadway musicals currently available for streaming on Netflix. So get out of the summer heat, get the popcorn ready, and check out the list below get your Broadway Binge on! (more...)

Is THE STING Heading to Broadway by Creatives from URINETOWN and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE?Is THE STING Heading to Broadway by Creatives from URINETOWN and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

According to Deadline, a new set of con-artists is on its way to Broadway. The Sting, the 1973 Academy Award-winning film, is being adapted into a stage show by Tony winners Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf), Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann (Urinetown). (more...)

ELLIOT, A SOLDIER'S FUGUE to Launch Park Square's 41st Season Next MonthELLIOT, A SOLDIER'S FUGUE to Launch Park Square's 41st Season Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Park Square begins its 41st season next month with Quiara Alegria Hudes' moving and funny indictment of war, ELLIOT, A SOLDIER'S FUGUE. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of ANYTHING GOES at Lakewood Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: Meet the Stars of ANYTHING GOES at Lakewood Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

It's De-Lightful, It's De-Lovely, It's ANYTHING GOES, opening September 11 at Lakewood Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in costume below! (more...)

Stuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb to Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This WeekendStuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb to Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Rubicon's Broadway Musical Concert Series continues with three performances of a concert reading of THE SECRET GARDEN (based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with Lyrics by Marsha Norman and Music by Lucy Simon. (more...)

American Theater Company to Co-Produce World Premiere of Thomas Bradshaw's FULFILLMENTAmerican Theater Company to Co-Produce World Premiere of Thomas Bradshaw's FULFILLMENT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

American Theater Company (ATC), 1909 W. Byron Street, kicks off Season 31: The Legacy Season with the co-world premiere of Fulfillment, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Ethan McSweeny, Nov. 6-Dec. 13, 2015 (press opening Thursday, Nov. 12). This production is a co-world premiere with The Flea Theater in New York, where Fulfillment opens under McSweeny's direction next month. (more...)

THE PRODUCERS Coming to PPAC, 10/31THE PRODUCERS Coming to PPAC, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Award-winning comic sensation THE PRODUCERS takes the stage at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) for one performance only on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 8P.   THE PRODUCERS is the hilarious Mel Brooks smash-hit that took Broadway by storm in 2001, winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards and three Olivier Awards. (more...)

New Mixed-Use Development in Rosemont, The Pearl, Acquires Its First TenantNew Mixed-Use Development in Rosemont, The Pearl, Acquires Its First Tenant
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Braden Real Estate, a Chicago-based commercial real estate development company, announces a deal to bring Buddy V's Ristorante to the new mixed-use development, The Pearl, located in Rosemont, IL. Buddy V's Ristorante will occupy 8,500 square feet and will feature an Italian restaurant and bakery shop selling items exclusively from Carlo's Bakery. (more...)

Clark Selby Releases INDIAN LEADER TRAIL BOSSClark Selby Releases INDIAN LEADER TRAIL BOSS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Leading a cattle drive was one of the most exhausting and dangerous jobs available in the Wild West, but at least the longhorns didn't try to kill the cowboy. Add fleeing from thugs out for blood to the process and the cattle driver is in for a rough time. (more...)

On Sale Dates for 2015-16 Broadway at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center Series AnnouncedOn Sale Dates for 2015-16 Broadway at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center Series Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Theater League has announced on-sale dates for individual tickets to the shows in the 2015-16 Broadway at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center Series. Tickets to ELF, FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL, A RAT PACK CHRISTMAS and RAGTIME, all starting at $29, will go on sale August 25. The on-sale date for JERSEY BOYS will be announced later in the month. (more...)

Tony Danza to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut in SeptemberTony Danza to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Following a debut run at the Carlyle Hotel in New York City, beloved star of stage and screen, Tony Danza, will make his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with Tony Danza: Standards & Stories. Performances will take place on Friday, September 18 (8 p.m.), Saturday, September 19 (7 p.m.), and Sunday, September 20 (3 p.m.). Tickets for Tony Danza range in price from $80 - $95 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Internationally Renowned Chilean-American Author Isabel Allende to Visit Albuquerque, 11/19Internationally Renowned Chilean-American Author Isabel Allende to Visit Albuquerque, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Internationally renowned Chilean-American author Isabel Allende will make a visit to Albuquerque November 19 on her 13-stop United States book tour for her new romance novel of World War II, The Japanese Lover. (more...)

Bravo, E! & Oxygen Launch New Initiative with Mobile App DUBSMASHBravo, E! & Oxygen Launch New Initiative with Mobile App DUBSMASH
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Bravo Media, E! and Oxygen Media announced the launch of a new initiative today with mobile app Dubsmash in a first-of-its-kind cross-network partnership. (more...)

Urban Stages to Present Oren Safdie's New Play UNSEAMLYUrban Stages to Present Oren Safdie's New Play UNSEAMLY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Located in the heart of the fashion district, Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director; Peter Napolitano, Associate Producer) is proud to present the American Premiere of Oren Safdie's play Unseamly this October.  Directed by Sarah C Carlsen, Unseamly will begin performances on October 8; Opening night is set for October 14 through November 1 at Urban Stages (259 West 30 Street) Tickets will be $55 ($35 during previews) and are available at UrbanStages.org. Cast will be announced very soon. (more...)

E. Michael Abel Pens SCARPELLIE. Michael Abel Pens SCARPELLI
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

E. Michael Abel returns to the literary scene after his widely acclaimed first novel 'Flushed Out!: A Novel of International Crime and Intrigue.' His latest quasi-sequel novel, 'Scarpelli' offers a riveting look at the enmeshed complexities of the criminal underworld. It is at once smart, cunning and fast-paced. Although just recently published, one reader from the United Kingdom admitted she 'could not put it down.' (more...)

PHOTO: First Look - Jennifer Lawrence Stars in Upcoming Dramedy JOYPHOTO: First Look - Jennifer Lawrence Stars in Upcoming Dramedy JOY
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

20th Century Fox has shared poster art for the upcoming dramedy JOY. Written and directed by David O. Russell, the film stars Jennifer Lawrence (more...)

Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, September 1, 2015Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, September 1, 2015
by TV Scoop - Aug 17, 2015

Get all the scoop on FRESH OFF THE BOAT, airing on ABC on Tuesday, September 1, 2015! (more...)

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Continues TomorrowUG! COMEDY SHOW!! Continues Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Todd Montesi and Pat Rigby present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG! guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!!! (more...)

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Opens New Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House Location in Orlando, FLDel Frisco's Restaurant Group Opens New Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House Location in Orlando, FL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House in Orlando, Florida. The restaurant is located at 9150 International Drive, across the street from the Pointe Orlando shopping and entertainment district and within walking distance of the Orange County Convention Center, the second largest convention center in the U.S. This marks the 12th Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House across the country, and the 48th restaurant overall for Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, which also owns and operates 18 Del Frisco's Grilles and 18 Sullivan's Steakhouse locations. (more...)

Lipshtick Comedian Loni Love Unveils The Signature Rose Of The Venetian Las VegasLipshtick Comedian Loni Love Unveils The Signature Rose Of The Venetian Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

?In an exciting ceremony at The Venetian Las Vegas, actress and comedian Loni Love led the unveiling of a new variety of rose, The Venetian Rose, named after the Las Vegas resort. Loni Love traveled to the ceremony, which was held at Saint Mark's Square in the Grand Canal Shoppes, in a gondola adorned with Venetian Roses. (more...)

THIS IS OUR YOUTH & More Set for Custom Made Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonTHIS IS OUR YOUTH & More Set for Custom Made Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Custom Made Theatre Company announces its 17th Season, opening with Kenneth Lonergan's This is Our Youth on September 18. The 2015-2016 season will be staged at Custom Made's new home, the Custom Made Theatre at 533 Sutter St. (at Powell) just north of Union Square, easily accessible via all Bay Area public transit and a block from public parking. (more...)

ABC Family's YOUNG & HUNGRY and KEVIN FROM WORK to Swap Time SlotsABC Family's YOUNG & HUNGRY and KEVIN FROM WORK to Swap Time Slots
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

ABC Family announced that returning hit comedy “Young & Hungry” will swap time slots with freshman comedy “Kevin From Work” when “Young & Hungry” premieres on Wednesday, August 19 at 8:00PM ET/PT. “Kevin From Work” will air at 8:30PM ET/PT. Reality series “Job or No Job” rounds out the Wednesday line-up, with the series airing at 9:00 PM ET/PT. (more...)

OWN Announces September 2015 Programming HighlightsOWN Announces September 2015 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK announces September 2015 Programming Highlights (more...)

Comma Zero Releases 'Boss' Music VideoComma Zero Releases 'Boss' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes presents the release of the 'Boss' Music Video by Comma Zero. The new visual project is currently available to view on the Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes website. 'Boss' was Directed and Edited by M-A-T of Doin' Me Ent. (more...)

NBCSN to Air NASCAR Double-Feature This WeekendNBCSN to Air NASCAR Double-Feature This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

On the heels of Joey Logano'ssweep at “The Glen,” and a second consecutive race determined by boldfuel mileage calculations and caution flag prediction, NBCSN heads to the Midwest for a full weekend of NASCAR coverage. NBCSN presents the NASCAR XFINITY Series Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET, followed by Sprint Cup Racing from Michigan Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET. (more...)

Becky Ann Baker to Lead Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE at The Public; Cast Set!Becky Ann Baker to Lead Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the world premiere of BARBECUE, written by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara. Directed by Kent Gash, BARBECUE begins previews on Tuesday, September 22 and runs through Sunday, November 1, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 8. (more...)

New Season of CAKE BOSS Heads to TLC 9/8New Season of CAKE BOSS Heads to TLC 9/8
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Buddy Valastro and his family return to TLC for a seventh season of CAKE Boss bringing their business back to its true roots - cakes and family. (more...)

Showtime Greenlights New Seasons of RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEXShowtime Greenlights New Seasons of RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Showtime's David Nevins announced at today's TCA presentation for the network that the hit dramas 'Ray Donovan' & 'Masters of Sex' have been renewed. (more...)

Judd Apatow, Billy Crystal Among Lineup for 2015 New York Comedy FestivalJudd Apatow, Billy Crystal Among Lineup for 2015 New York Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Marking its 12th year, the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), presented in association with Comedy Central, announced its 2015 line-up today. (more...)

HOW THE WORLD BEGAN to Make Chicago Premiere 9/9 at Rivendell TheatreHOW THE WORLD BEGAN to Make Chicago Premiere 9/9 at Rivendell Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the third production of its 20th Anniversary Season, the Chicago premiere of How the World Began, written by Catherine Trieschmann and directed by Keira Fromm. The production runs September 2-October 10, 2015, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. The press opening is Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Chico's Angels' 'Chicas in Chains' Set for 8/28-9/6Chico's Angels' 'Chicas in Chains' Set for 8/28-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

The summer is coming to a close sooner than we want! To celebrate, Chico's Angels have put back on their high heels to finish off the summer with two more weekends of episode #3: Chicas In Chains. The two week run begins on August 28 and runs through Sept 6, 2015 at the Cavern Club Theater inside Casita Del Campo Restaurant (1920 Hyperion Ave, Silverlake, CA 90027). Tickets on sale at: www.chicosangels.com (more...)

TV Land Cancels Comedy THE EXES After Four SeasonsTV Land Cancels Comedy THE EXES After Four Seasons
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Kristen Johnston turned to Twitter Monday night to share the news that TV Land has cancelled her comedy series THE EXES after four seasons on the air. (more...)

CBS Offers Refresher Course on Season Finales of Hit ShowsCBS Offers Refresher Course on Season Finales of Hit Shows
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Can't remember what happened in May's season finales? No worries! There's no need to scour the Internet or rack your brain – all the info you need is right here! So sit back, relax and take a trip down memory lane, as well as get a glimpse of what the future holds this coming season on CBS. (more...)

NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL Announces 2015 Lineup - Billy Crystal, Judd Apatow, Bill Burr and More!NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL Announces 2015 Lineup - Billy Crystal, Judd Apatow, Bill Burr and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Marking its 12th year, the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), presented in association with Comedy Central, announced its 2015 line-up today.  Expanding to six days and running from November 10 -15, the festival will feature some of comedy's biggest stars performing in New York City's most prestigious venues, including the Beacon Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Carnegie Hall, Carolines on Broadway, Madison Square Garden, The Theater at MSG, Town Hall and the 92nd Street Y. (more...)

Kathy Griffin's LIKE A BOSS Tour to Stop at CTG's Mark Taper Forum This FallKathy Griffin's LIKE A BOSS Tour to Stop at CTG's Mark Taper Forum This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Two-time Emmy and Grammy Award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin brings her searing brand of pull-no-punches comedy to the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum with the 'Like A Boss' Tour for two performances, November 4 and 5 at 8 p.m. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: USHERS, Momentum Grand, August 9 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: USHERS, Momentum Grand, August 9 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 10, 2015

Set in a West End theatre, the acclaimed hit new musical comes to Edinburgh! Following the lives of the stagiest people in theatre - the Front of House staff - and portraying the hilarious, ridiculous and frequently moving stories of ice cream sellers who dare to dream… (more...)

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