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CoreDance and caitlin+dancers Announce Performance at City Center Studios, 5/15CoreDance and caitlin+dancers Announce Performance at City Center Studios, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

CoreDance Contemporary & caitlin+dancers present an informal shared evening of dance, Split Bill, on Sunday, May 15 at City Center Studios, Studio 4. The female-led emerging contemporary companies will present new works, each 20 minutes in length, with reception to follow. (more...)

The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus' second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children's programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew's 'something for everyone' approach. (more...)

VIDEO: Susan Sarandon & James Corden Face Off in a Ping Pong Showdown!VIDEO: Susan Sarandon & James Corden Face Off in a Ping Pong Showdown!
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, after learning Susan Sarandon is an avid ping pong player, and ping pong club owner, James teamed up with her to face some fierce competition. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 5/4/2016 - TUCK EVERLASTING on TODAY and More!Broadway AM Report, 5/4/2016 - TUCK EVERLASTING on TODAY and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 4, 2016

Today's big news: Scott Coulter and Jessica Hendy headline THE QUENTIN TARANTINO SONGBOOK, the cast of TUCK EVERLASTING is performing on TODAY, and we're meeting with this year's Tony nominees, so stay tuned for coverage! (more...)

HAMILTON Star & Tony Nominee Daveed Diggs to Visit 'Tonight Show'HAMILTON Star & Tony Nominee Daveed Diggs to Visit 'Tonight Show'
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2016

NBC has announced that HAMILTON star and recent Tony Award nominee Daveed Diggs will visit THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on Monday, May 9th. (more...)

VIDEO: Elizabeth Olsen Recalls Her Unglamorous Off-Broadway Days on LATE NIGHTVIDEO: Elizabeth Olsen Recalls Her Unglamorous Off-Broadway Days on LATE NIGHT
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Elizabeth Olsen recalled her unglamorous days off-Broadway and her not so successful Broadway experience. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Photo: First Look - Rory O'Malley Appears in New Feature Comedy MOTHER'S DAYPhoto: First Look - Rory O'Malley Appears in New Feature Comedy MOTHER'S DAY
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2016

Rory O'Malley appears in Garry Marshall's new feature film MOTHER'S DAY, starring Julia Roberts. The HAMILTON star turned to Facebook to share a first look at his appearance in the comedy. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Runaway Dinosaur' on Next Episode of THE FLASHVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Runaway Dinosaur' on Next Episode of THE FLASH
by - May 4, 2016

On the next episode of The CW's THE FLASH titled "The Runaway Dinosaur", with Barry (Grant Gustin) gone, the team must figure out a way to handle the return of an old enemy – Girder (more...)

BWW Review: MEMPHIS at Theatre ThreeBWW Review: MEMPHIS at Theatre Three
by Kyle Christopher West - May 4, 2016

By 2009, when the musical MEMPHIS opened on Broadway, America had nearly 60 years since the Civil Rights Movement began in the 1950s. But, despite significant progress, headlines even today continue to affirm our society's failings in the areas of discrimination and prejudice. Monday night, when the house lights faded for opening night of MEMPHIS at Theatre Three, the crowd cheered. Although I was just as eager to support the company's newest production, I'd not considered how moved I would be by the historic, but still timely themes. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Great White Way will see a plethora of musicals, both new and returning. (more...)

The Blank Theatre's 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Names WinnersThe Blank Theatre's 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Names Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

?Now celebrating its 24th Anniversary, The Blank Theatre's Nationwide Young  Playwrights Festival has chosen 12 plays by playwrights aged 16-19 from seven different states. These plays will be presented by professional actors and directors in this year's Festival at The Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, June 2-26. (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, NOISES OFF & More Set for San Francisco Playhouse's 2016-17 SeasonLA CAGE AUX FOLLES, NOISES OFF & More Set for San Francisco Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English and Producing Director Susi Damilano announced their 2016-2017 Mainstage season. Complete information is available at www.sfplayhouse.org. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from New York Pops' Star-Studded Gala, Honoring Legendary Boublil & Schonberg!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from New York Pops' Star-Studded Gala, Honoring Legendary Boublil & Schonberg!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 3, 2016

BroadwayWorld was on hand throughout the evening, capturing some of the night's best moments - below, check out a collection of performance highlights, featuring Lea Salonga and Eva Noblezada, Stephanie J. Block and more! (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: SHUFFLE ALONG's Audra McDonald Shows Class and Love After Tony Non-NominationTWITTER WATCH: SHUFFLE ALONG's Audra McDonald Shows Class and Love After Tony Non-Nomination
by Michael Dale - May 3, 2016

Despite not being nominated this year, six-time Tony winner is happy to celebrate. (more...)

Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals Returns to the E Spot Lounge with IT'S ABOUT TIMEPhoto Flash: (mostly)musicals Returns to the E Spot Lounge with IT'S ABOUT TIME
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

After a two-month absence, (mostly)musicals returned to the E Spot Lounge on Monday, April 25, with IT'S ABOUT TIME, the company's 17th entry in their series of themed cabarets. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

BWW TV: From Performers to Presenters, Nikki M. James & Andrew Rannells on Announcing the 2016 Tony Nominees!BWW TV: From Performers to Presenters, Nikki M. James & Andrew Rannells on Announcing the 2016 Tony Nominees!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 3, 2016

They've performed at the Tonys, been nominated for awards, and even won - but what's it like to announce the nominations? Following today's big reveal, BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge caught up with announcers Nikki M. James (a 2011 Tony winner) and Andrew Rannells (a 2011 Tony nominee) to find out what it was like to be behind the podium on Broadway's biggest morning. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

Oliver Richman Releases 50th Anniversary Edition EP 'For Once In My Life'Oliver Richman Releases 50th Anniversary Edition EP 'For Once In My Life'
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Carrying the torch of the late, legendary songwriter, Ron Miller, is his own multi-talented grandson, Oliver Richman (www.oliverrichman.com) who is releasing a special 50th Anniversary EP, 'For Once In My Life' honoring the legacy of his grandfather who passed away in 2007. The four-track EP is now available on iTunes and Amazon. (more...)

The Disco Is Closing Early... Broadway's DISASTER! to Play Final Performance This WeekendThe Disco Is Closing Early... Broadway's DISASTER! to Play Final Performance This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Just announced, Broadway's new musical comedy DISASTER! will play its final performance early on Sunday, May 8, 2016, after playing 32 preview and 72 regular performances at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street). (more...)

Chita Rivera Extends Cafe Carlyle EngagementChita Rivera Extends Cafe Carlyle Engagement
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Cafe Carlyle has announced an extension for Broadway legend Chita Rivera's acclaimed, sold out Cafe debut with four encore performances, May 18-21. (more...)

Chicago's Ireon Roach Tops 2016 National August Wilson Monologue CompetitionChicago's Ireon Roach Tops 2016 National August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Chicago Public School student Ireon Roach was awarded first place in the National August Wilson Monologue Competition, which was held May 2, 2016, at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway in New York City. (more...)

WOMEN OF LETTERS, Reverend Billy, Barb Jungr & More Coming up This Month at Joe's PubWOMEN OF LETTERS, Reverend Billy, Barb Jungr & More Coming up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, May 4-15. Scroll down for details or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Lauren Stanford to Bring MORE THAN YOU KNOW to The Triad, 6/5Lauren Stanford to Bring MORE THAN YOU KNOW to The Triad, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Lauren Stanford portrays Helen Morgan in More Than You Know on May 22nd and June 5th, 2016 at 7:00pm at The Triad, 158 W 72nd Street. (more...)

Beatles Show LET IT BE to Open Ogunquit Playhouse's 84th SeasonBeatles Show LET IT BE to Open Ogunquit Playhouse's 84th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse kicks off its 84th season with the international smash hit direct from London's West End and Broadway, LET IT BE - A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles, rocking the stage from May 18 to June 11. (more...)

DayStar Productions to Bring SPRING AWAKENING to the Dr. Phillips CenterDayStar Productions to Bring SPRING AWAKENING to the Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

?DayStar Studio Productions has announced that the groundbreaking rock musical SPRING AWAKENING will play at the Alexis and Jim Pugh Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts June 19 through 26. (more...)

Jennifer Ellis, Ciaran Sheehan and Leigh Barrett to Lead Reagle's CAROUSEL This JuneJennifer Ellis, Ciaran Sheehan and Leigh Barrett to Lead Reagle's CAROUSEL This June
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will open its 48th consecutive summer season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's masterpiece CAROUSEL from June 9-19, 2016.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Porchlight Revisits CHESS, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Porchlight Revisits CHESS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber present the final production in the third smash season of Chicago's 'lost' musicals in staged concert series, PORCHLIGHT REVISITS CHESS, music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, lyrics by Tim Rice and Bjorn Ulvaeus and book by Tim Rice, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, choreography by Porchlight Artistic Associate Brenda Didier and music direction by Jimmy Morehead. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

NCRC and The Old Globe to Present Anna Deavere Smith in 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD'NCRC and The Old Globe to Present Anna Deavere Smith in 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD'
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) and The Old Globe will co-host "Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education" written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith for one night only on Monday, June 6 at The Old Globe on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

NINE, MAJOR BARBARA, Kurt Weill Show and More Set for SU Drama's 2016-17 SeasonNINE, MAJOR BARBARA, Kurt Weill Show and More Set for SU Drama's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Syracuse University Department of Drama packs three musicals, a wild comedy, a classic Shaw, and a never-before-produced contemporary comedy into a season full of surprises and infrequently performed theatrical gems. Beginning with the musical Nine, the 2016/2017 season includes Laura and the Sea, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins (co-produced with Syracuse Stage), The King Stag, Major Barbara, and From Berlin to Broadway With Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage.  (more...)

Irish Repertory Theatre Launches 24 for $24 Ticket InitiativeIrish Repertory Theatre Launches 24 for $24 Ticket Initiative
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced a new affordable ticket initiative, 24 for $24.  For each preview performance, 24 tickets will be available for $24 each. Tickets are limited to 2 per person, with no age restriction. (more...)

Photo Flash: Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT Celebrates Opening at La Mirada TheatrePhoto Flash: Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT Celebrates Opening at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

AMERICAN IDIOT opened on Saturday, April 30, and will run through Sunday, May 15, onstage at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Names Interim Executive DirectorLaguna Playhouse Names Interim Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Board of Directors announced today that, later this month, Ellen Richard will be joining Laguna Playhouse as its Interim Executive Director. The Playhouse announced late last year that it was undertaking a national search guided by Arts Consulting Group (ACG) for an Executive Director to succeed Karen Wood who had held this position for the past eight years. (more...)

Getting to Know...JEREMY BENTON Again After His Astaire Award NominationGetting to Know...JEREMY BENTON Again After His Astaire Award Nomination
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 3, 2016

Hard to believe, but it's been four years since we sat down with Jeremy Benton, whom we've since referred to as Broadway's Best Tap Dancer every chance we've had, and now it seems as that title has become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Just yesterday, Benton - a native of Springfield, Tennessee - was honored with a nomination for a Fred and Adele Astaire Award in the category for best off-Broadway male dancer, heralding his critically acclaimed role in Cagney, the Musical. (more...)

John Cho and More to Lead Artists at Play's DINNER WITH FRIENDSJohn Cho and More to Lead Artists at Play's DINNER WITH FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Artists at Play hosts its annual Summer Salon at the Armory Center for the Arts on Saturday, May 28. The Summer Salon includes a champagne brunch and a special presentation of Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies, directed by Artists at Play founding member, Peter J. Kuo. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Stage Lucas Hnath's HILLARY AND CLINTONPhiladelphia Theatre Company to Stage Lucas Hnath's HILLARY AND CLINTON
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company closes its 2015-2016 season with the East Coast premiere of Lucas Hnath's Hillary and Clinton May 27-June 26.  Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll, the production features an ensemble cast with Todd Cerveris, Alice M. Gatling, John Procaccino, and Lindsay Smiling. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: It's Gonna Be May! College-Age Lin-Manuel Miranda Puts Latin Spin on Pop HitsSTAGE TUBE: It's Gonna Be May! College-Age Lin-Manuel Miranda Puts Latin Spin on Pop Hits
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2016

Yesterday, in honor of the first week of May, HAMILTON creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda shared a video of his performance as part of his junior-year 'Expresiones Latino' talent show at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Below, watch him put a Latin spin on the pop hits of the day, including *NSYNC's 'It's Gonna Be Me', with help from dancers Yesenia Rivera and Dawn Papacena and more! (more...)

EVITA, ANYTHING GOES & More Set for Broadway Palm's 24th SeasonEVITA, ANYTHING GOES & More Set for Broadway Palm's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Broadway Palm is proud to announce its 24th Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions, and five concerts. Individual tickets go on sale June 1, 2016.  (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces The Next Generation CampaignPittsburgh CLO Announces The Next Generation Campaign
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH CLO announced today before an enthusiastic crowd of Board Members, donors and friends at its Cabaret Theater in the Cultural District of downtown Pittsburgh that it has embarked on a $10 million fundraising effort called THE NEXT GENERATION CAMPAIGN, marking only the second capital campaign in the organization's 70-year history. (more...)

Rachael Ray to Be Honored by Dr. Oz and HealthCorps Next Week; Ben Vereen to Perform!Rachael Ray to Be Honored by Dr. Oz and HealthCorps Next Week; Ben Vereen to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

On Tuesday, May 10th, HealthCorps®, a leader in the nationwide movement of healthy young people, will honor television personality, best-selling author and philanthropist Rachael Ray. (more...)

CATS' Dame Gillian Lynne Offers Top Ten Tips For ChoreographyCATS' Dame Gillian Lynne Offers Top Ten Tips For Choreography
by Michael Dale - May 3, 2016

She became a major star with her choreography for the original production of CATS, and will be on hand as an associate for the upcoming Broadway revival. (more...)

BWW Review: SINS OF THE MOTHER Smolders at Banks Brothers ProductionsBWW Review: SINS OF THE MOTHER Smolders at Banks Brothers Productions
by Brett Cullum - May 3, 2016

Anchoring SINS OF THE MOTHER is a uniformly great cast who flesh out these roles with passion and sincerity. Key to the whole piece are sisters played by Shundranieka Ross and Sonya Gooden who do a duet of dizzying acting expertise. (more...)

Playhouse Square Presents the Dazzle Award Nominees; Winners to Be Announced, 5/21Playhouse Square Presents the Dazzle Award Nominees; Winners to Be Announced, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

With the aim of inspiring performance and recognizing the importance of musical theater and arts education in Northeast Ohio high schools, Playhouse Square proudly introduces the Dazzle Awards, affiliated with theNational High School Musical Theatre Awards ("The Jimmy Awards") presented by The Broadway League Foundation. (more...)

Playhouse Square Reveals Inaugural Dazzle Award NomineesPlayhouse Square Reveals Inaugural Dazzle Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

With the aim of inspiring performance and recognizing the importance of musical theater and arts education in Northeast Ohio high schools, Playhouse Square introduces the Dazzle Awards, affiliated with the National High School Musical Theatre Awards ('The Jimmy Awards') presented by The Broadway League Foundation. (more...)

NextStop Theatre Announces DARK NIGHT SERIES ScheduleNextStop Theatre Announces DARK NIGHT SERIES Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

NextStop Theatre Company's summer season of one night only events will begin on June 25. It will include a series of cabarets, produced by NextStop Theatre and curated by recording artist Jim Van Slyke, as well as the Dark Nights Series of 18 performances by local artists chosen through a competitive application process earlier this spring. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present HEDDA GABLER This SummerNorth Coast Repertory Theatre to Present HEDDA GABLER This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. (more...)

Meghan Trainor to Stop in Seattle This SummerMeghan Trainor to Stop in Seattle This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Meghan Trainor will perform on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 8:00PM at Seattle's WAMU Theater. (more...)

Jake Bugg to Headline The Showbox This FallJake Bugg to Headline The Showbox This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

STG & AEG will welcome Jake Bugg to The Showbox on September 8, 2016 at 8:30PM. (more...)

Foy Vance to Bring The Wild Swan World Tour to Seattle This SeptemberFoy Vance to Bring The Wild Swan World Tour to Seattle This September
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Foy Vance is bringing  The Wild Swan World Tour to Columbia City Theater on September 28, 2016 at 8:00PM. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK's Brandon Niederauer Set for 'Teen Mash Mob' in NYCSCHOOL OF ROCK's Brandon Niederauer Set for 'Teen Mash Mob' in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

A flash mob of more than 100 teens will be playing guitar and singing in celebration of the power of music as part of Guitar Mash's Teen Mash Mob at Richard Tucker Square (66th Street between Columbus Ave and Broadway) next Friday, May 13 at 5:30 p.m. Featured among them will be guest guitarist Brandon Niederauer, who plays 'Zack' in Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK. (more...)

CTV to Air 70th Annual TONY AWARDS Across Canada This JuneCTV to Air 70th Annual TONY AWARDS Across Canada This June
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

With nominations announced today, CTV now heads into summer with a triple-threat of big acquisitions as the network confirmed today it has acquired the exclusive Canadian rights to THE 70(TH) ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, airing Sunday, June 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and on the CTV GO app. (more...)

Celebrate Mother's Day at Dena Blizzard's ONE FUNNY MOTHER Off-BroadwayCelebrate Mother's Day at Dena Blizzard's ONE FUNNY MOTHER Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Another Mother's Day is right around the corner! Forget the flowers, the chocolate -- and even brunch -- and treat your mom to an evening of laughs she will not soon forget. (more...)

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