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Seattle Center Winterfest Returns in 2016 with Spirited Entertainment and Fun Family Festivities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

A wonderland of sparkling lights, child-sized diversions and spirited entertainment returns in 2016 with Seattle Center Winterfest, Nov. 25-Dec. 31, in venues and on the grounds of Seattle Center. Five weeks of free and affordable, fun-filled activities and live performances await those in search of uplifting seasonal spirit or delightful diversion from the hustle and bustle of the holiday routine. (more...)

Los Angeles Philharmonic Names Jay Rasulo As New Board Chair
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association elected Jay Rasulo to succeed Diane B. Paul as Board Chair at its annual meeting today. The appointment is effective as of October 1. (more...)

Pentangle Arts to Present CABARET Through Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Pentangle Arts invites you to leave your troubles outside and come to our production of CABARET based on the 1998 production directed by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall. The show opens October 21, 2016, and closes with a special Halloween Performance on October 31, 2016. (more...)

BEES ON THE ROOF Book Mixes Coming-of-Age Story with Science
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

An educational and fun read for middle-grade Boys and Girls, Bees on the Roof (Tumblehome Learning, September 1, 2016), is a compelling coming-of-age story mixed with science and learning. (more...)

Festival on American University Campus Promotes Peace and Non-Violence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016


Premier Orthopaedics Partners with West Chester United Soccer Club /...
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016


Carrollwood Players Announces Upcoming Shows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016


Dallas Black Dance Theatre Pushing Boundaries with Wireless Headphones
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) makes history in its Director's Choice Series during its 40th Anniversary season, reinventing the concert dance experience utilizing headphones. The world premiere of The B-Side will allow audience members to select from three original musical scores as they view the dance. It's part of the Director's Choice Series, November 4-6, 2016, in the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cyclist Helps Educate Sacramento Youth About Bicycle and Helmet Safety
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

UnitedHealthcare employees and pro cycling team member Chris Jones today delivered 100 bike helmets, several bikes and a bike safety lesson to the Edward Kemble Elementary School branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ophelia Theatre Group's HEDDA GABLER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Hedda Gabler, presented by Ophelia Theatre Group, opens this Friday in Astoria. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

A Tale of Two Shows in the Same City: HEDDA GABLER Meets 1984
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

A few weeks ago, in a coffee shop on 7th Avenue in Manhattan, two directors sat down for a little shop talk. Kelly McCready was joined by Dave Stishan, both of whom are directing shows in the Astoria/Long Island City area, both of which are adaptations. (more...)

Two Detroit Area Raised Dancers Lead Return of Dallas Black Dance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Saturday November 12th at 8PM. Founded in 1976 by Ann Williams to inspire minority Boys and Girls to appreciate dance as an art form and to realize the possibility of dance as a means to express their creativity,Dallas Black Dance Theatre offers dance opportunities for the entire population, regardless of race, age or circumstance, through professional dance concert performances, arts-in-education programs, community outreach activities, and dance training classes. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Family Festivities Series Presents THE MIXED-UP FAIRY TALE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present "The Mixed-Up Fairy Tale," combining storytelling, familiar fairy tale characters, and circus skills, on Sunday, November 20, for two performances, at 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.   Running time is approximately one hour.Produced by Page Turners' Adventures, a presentation of Theatreworks USA, the show is recommended for ages 4 to 8.  Tickets are $20.  (more...)

Bill O'Reilly's Co-Author of KILLING REAGAN Attacks Washington Post Report as Being 'Historical Fraud'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Martin Dugard, co-author of “Killing Reagan” with Bill O'Reilly, has attacked Washington Post columnist Erik Wemple, for the motive behind “Reagan apologists” after Wemple called the book “historical fraud.” (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Buckland Theatre's LUV
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Today, Buckland Theatre Company has announced casting for LUV, the company's second production at PARK90 at Park Theatre. Directed by Gary Condes, Nick Barber will play Milt, Elsie Bennett will play Ellen and Charles Dorfman will play Harry. Written by Murray Schisgal (best known for co-writing the screenplay for Tootsie), LUV premiered on Broadway in 1964 directed by Mike Nichols and was Tony nominated for Best Play and Best Author. LUV will play at PARK90 from 8 Decemberuntil 7 January with an official press night on 13 December. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces NUTCRACKER Master Classes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

In 2015, American Repertory Ballet added Nutcracker Master Classes at community organizations in Trenton, N.J. to its annual Nutcracker performance season. This year's classes will take place at Jefferson Elementary School (presented by the Boys and Girls Club of Mercer County) on November 16, The Conservatory Mansion on November 17, Urban Promise on November 21 and The Children's Home Society of New Jersey on November 28. Class times and location details can be found at the end of this article. (more...)

New Faith-Based Book Series, 'Angels Above', is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Today, Angels Above launches its brand new book sets, Blessed Baby and Cherished. Each book set comes with a plush Angel Friend, along with a story about angels that are on a mission to spread love through their interactions with children. (more...)

Giveback Sports Uses Ticket Profits to Send Less Fortunate Youth to Live Sporting Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Socially-conscious Giveback Sports wants your ticket purchases to mean more. On every sports ticket or travel package you buy from them, a portion of the sale gives kids a chance to experience events and games like you do. In just a few short months, ticket purchases have already fueled giveback events for youth through the University of Texas, the Cincinnati Reds and FC Cincinnati. Over the next six months several more events are scheduled. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Announces Holiday Concert Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The San Francisco Symphony's 2016 holiday season at Davies Symphony Hall offers a festive array of concerts for all ages, from its traditional Christmas classical concerts to classic pop vocalists Gladys Knight and Patti Austin performing with the Orchestra; favorite films like Singin' in the Rain, The Snowman, and a Rodgers and Hammerstein music and film night; family-friendly events like A Charlie Brown Christmas-Live!, the circus feats of Cirque de la Symphonie, and the Orchestra's annual Deck the Hall concerts for children. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Neil LaBute's REASONS TO BE PRETTY and REASONS TO BE HAPPY to Be Staged in Rep for the First Time
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Following Neil LaBute's World-Premiere Reading of the third chapter of his series, Reason to be Pretty Happy, starring Paul Rudd, The Collective Studio LA has announced the first-ever back-to-back performances of LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty and Reasons to be Happy. (more...)

José Mateo Ballet Theatre Presents THE NUTCRACKER at Two Glorious Boston Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Now in its 31st Season, Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre presents its treasured production of The Nutcracker at two of Boston's finest theatres this holiday season.  After a long-awaited triumphant return to the Theatre District last season, the Company returns to The Cutler Majestic Theatre (Nov.25-December 4) and for the sixth consecutive season returns to The Strand Theatre in Dorchester (Dec.9-18) with an extended run.   (more...)

Gatorade Announces the National Softball Player of the Year: Madilyn Nickles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

MERCED, Calif., June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ In its 31st year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Madilyn Nickles of Merced High School (Merced, Ca.) as its 2015-16 Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year. Nickles was surprised with the news at school by two-time Olympian Jennie Finch. (more...)

Jacob Frydman -- Contributes to the Released Time Program of Greater New York
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016


LA Children's Chorus Headed to Japan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC) furthers its national and international reach when two of its leading choirs embark on major tours this summer to Japan and the East Coast, capping LACC's 30th Anniversary season.  (more...)

Sally Mayes, Lacretta and More to Star in UNEXPECTED JOY World Premiere at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater is proud to announce the cast for the world premiere of UNEXPECTED JOY: Sally Mayes, Lacretta, Michele Duffy, and Charity Farrell. (more...)

Challenged Athletes Foundation Announces Ken Wheatley as CEO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

The Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) has announced the hire of Ken Wheatley as its new CEO, effective immediately. (more...)

Old School Square in Delray Beach Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Old School Square has served for over 25 years as the gathering place for Delray Beach, and the 2016-17 Season will launch a new era of arts and entertainment for all ages. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Present THE ZERBINI FAMILY CIRCUS, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls and children of all ages!  The Zerbini Family Circus is coming to Ridgefield! The Ridgefield Playhouse and Ridgefield Academy Family Series bring fun for the whole family with The Zerbini Family Circus on Wednesday, July 13 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at East Ridge Middle School, 10 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield (more...)

BWW Blog: Bob Marks - Healthy Vocal Production at any Age
by Guest Blogger: Bob Marks - Jun 17, 2016

As one of the pianists for the original Broadway production of Annie, many of my voice teacher colleagues were horrified at the thought of little girls being asked to belt out songs such as "Tomorrow" and "Hard Knock Life." And yet, many of these teachers refused to accept those young girls as students! At that time, many voice teachers would not agree to teach students who had unchanged, prepubescent voices. They were under the impression that voice lessons could permanently damage a child's voice, which remained a widely accepted belief for many years.  (more...)

BWW Blog: Jennifer Weber - Top 9 Girl Power Performances at the TONYS
by Guest Blogger: Jennifer Weber - Jun 15, 2016

9. Alex Brightman and the cast of School of Rock-The Musical: (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

?Created and produced by Ben Franklin,  Jason Mejias,  Joshua Dean and Mr. Gorgeous, this 'All-Male Cirquelesque Revue' is celebrating 4 years of playful and saucy extravaganzas showcasing the arts of circus and burlesque. With a BRAND NEW SHOW EVERY MONTH, 'The Boys' entertain packed houses with diverse aerial and ground performances with a wink, a smile and a lot of creativity.  'Boys' Night' is the place to be for both Boys and Girls looking for a humorous and slightly naughty evening out with some of the best and brightest talents in New York.  (more...)

Van Wezel Receives Cordelia Lee Beattie Foundation Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

The Van Wezel Foundation has received a $20,000 grant from the Cordelia Lee Beattie Foundation.  The grant will be used to continue the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall's Total Access to the Arts Program, this program has been funded by the Cordelia Lee Beattie Foundation since 2011. (more...)

Habitat Burger Grill to Open Second Nevada Location in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

The Habit Burger Grill, an Irvine, California-based restaurant company, is now open in Southwest Las Vegas. To gear up for the grand opening of its newest location, the habit forming restaurant teamed up with several local charities and raised around $3,200 over the course of two days. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised went to nonprofits, including Spread the Word Nevada, Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada, and Big Brother and Big Sisters of Southern Nevada.  (more...)

Russell Athletic And Little League Announce New Custom Uniforms for the World Series Tournaments
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

BOWLING GREEN, Ky., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Russell Athletic and Little League unveiled new uniforms today for the 2016 Little League World Series tournaments. As a longstanding partner of Little League for more than 30 years, Russell Athletic will once again outfit all U.S. and international regional teams competing at each of this year's nine Little League World Series baseball and softball championships. (more...)

Gorilla Tango Theatre to Present THE RIGHT AMONT OF TEQUILA!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

The Gorilla Tango Theatre kindly presents a new, original comedy ­ The Right Amount of Tequila! will be performed July 30, August 6, August 13, and August 20 at 7:00 pm, at the Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60647. Performances run approximately 75 minutes. Tickets are $12? to purchase, call 773­.598­.4549, stop by the Gorilla Tango box office, or visit (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Cabrillo Music Theatre's THE LITTLE MERMAID; Extras Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID opens on Friday, July 15th, 2016, playing until Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in costume below! (more...)

Photo Flash: TOM SAWYER at Playhouse South
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a musical comedy based on the novel by Mark Twain. The musical is the story of a fourteen-year- old boy growing up in the heartland of America. This Broadway musical version of Mark Twain's novel is set in 1840 in St. Petersburg, Missouri, a bustling town on the banks of the Mississippi River. In the course of the story, Tom matches wits with his stern Aunt Polly, falls in love with the beautiful, feisty Becky Thatcher, and goes on the adventure of his life with Becky and Huckleberry Finn. Along the way he meets a terrifying villain named Injun Joe, Tom's bratty half-brother Sid, and all the other Boys and Girls in the village. (more...)

Ingram Micro Continues Tradition of Buffalo Philanthropic Efforts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016


by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Playhouse South Presents: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Book by Ken Ludwig, Music& Lyrics by Don Schlitz. Based on the novel by Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International. (more...)

New ESPN Platform THE UNDEFEATED Adds Three Multiplatform Journalists
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Undefeated, ESPN's new platform focusing on the intersection of sports, race and culture, has added three journalists to its staff. (more...)

BOYS' NIGHT: An All-Male Cirquelesque Revue Celebrates Four Years at The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Created and produced by Ben Franklin, Jason Mejias, Joshua Dean and Mr. Gorgeous, this 'All-Male Cirquelesque Revue' is celebrating 4 years of playful and saucy extravaganzas showcasing the arts of circus and burlesque. (more...)

Harbourfront Centre to Welcome Return of ISLAND SOUL During Caribbean Carnival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Harbourfront Centre is excited to announce the return of Island Soul, during the Toronto Caribbean Carnival, with a focus on a renaissance of Caribbean culture and traditions, July 29 - August 1. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Announces Upcoming Auditions for OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016


Cast, Creative Team Set for Milwaukee Rep's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

 Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces casting for the World Premiere adaptation of A Christmas Carol.  Previously announced Milwaukee Rep favorite Jonathan Wainwright (Of Mice of Men, A Christmas Carolas Mr. Cratchit), will make his debut as Scrooge becoming the 12th actor in Milwaukee Rep history to portray one of Dicken's most recognizable characters.  He'll be joined by many familiar faces including Associate Artist Jonathan Gillard Daly (Man of La Mancha, Of Mice and Men) as Mr. Fezziwig, Michael Doherty (Ragtime) as Fred, Associate Artist Angela Iannone as Mrs. Fezziwig, Chike Johnson (Of Mice and Men) as Ghost of Christmas Present, Associate Artist Reese Madigan (Five Presidents) as Bob Cratchit, Associate Artist Jonathan Smoots (A Christmas Carol) as Marley, Malkia Stampley(Dreamgirls) as Mrs. Cratchit and Associate Artist Deborah Staples (Harvey, The Amish Project) as Ghost of Christmas Past.   Complete casting to be announced at a later date. (more...)

BWW Review: STAR TREK BEYOND Goes Above and Beyond
by Katricia Lang - Aug 8, 2016

The Boys and Girls of STAR TREK are back in town. Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) struggles with growing older. Commander Spock (Zachary Quinto) faces his own mortality. Per usual, Sulu (John Cho) and his indomitable poker face make the captain's chair look good. Lieutenant Uhura (Zoë Saldana) is formidable and idealistic. And Doctor 'Bones' McCoy (Karl Urban) is a doctor, damnit! Collectively, this crew defend themselves from a hostile alien, Krall (Idris Elba), on a hostile alien world. (more...)

BOYS' NIGHT: An All-Male Cirquelesque Revue Continues at The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Created and produced by Ben Franklin,  Jason Mejias, Joshua Dean and Mr. Gorgeous, this "All-Male Cirquelesque Revue" is celebrating four years of playful and saucy extravaganzas showcasing the arts of circus and burlesque. (more...)

Eddie Marie Durham Pens WHILE BEING A PARENT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Children are said to be a result of their upbringing. For many parents, this is seen as both a positive and a negative as they hope to have a positive impact on their kids, but fear that their efforts will not be good enough. (more...)

Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters Coming to Folsom
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Billy Bob Thornton - yes, that Billy Bob Thornton - performs on Stage One of the Harris Center with his American country rock/rockabilly band The Boxmasters, a group of seasoned musicians whose music is rich in rhythm and story. They're the real deal: their third album Modbilly reached #1 on the Americana Radio Chart and #14 on the Americana Music Association's Top 100 Albums of the Year, and they've toured as Willie Nelson's opening act. "They're working in the tradition of musical mavericks Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and Johnny Cash, surveying the world for stories of ordinary people" (Los Angeles Times). Onstage, "the group shifts seamlessly between Nuggets-type garage rock and country-inflected ballads, with Thornton prefacing the songs with alternatingly poignant and outrageous stories" (Rolling Stone). (more...)

GEICO Skytypers to Fly at the New York Air Show at Stewart International Airport
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

For the second consecutive year, the planes that trained World War II Navy pilots will make the short hop from Farmdale, NY, to thrill specators with a breathtaking demonstration of precision combat maneuvers that helped define pilots of the Greatest Generation. (more...)

Rally HealthFest in Battery Park City Brings Together Over 10,000 People
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

More than 10,000 people joined Rally HealthSM , actor/comedian and Rally Health Ambassador Kevin Hart, and E! News host Maria Menounos at the Rally HealthFest today in Nelson A. Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City. This free event was held to show the community how making simple lifestyle changes can be fun and help improve one's overall health. (more...)

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