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Boston Playwrights' Theatre to Present CHOSEN CHILD, 10/30-11/22Boston Playwrights' Theatre to Present CHOSEN CHILD, 10/30-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season with Chosen Child by Monica Bauer. Running from October 30 to November 22, this new drama will be directed by Megan Schy Gleeson. (more...)

THE PIANO LESSON Begins 10/22 at Syracuse StageTHE PIANO LESSON Begins 10/22 at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

In August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece The Piano Lesson, the past threatens to pull apart Brother and Sister. Bernice treasures a one-of-a-kind piano, an heirloom with carved figures of their enslaved ancestors. Boy Willie suddenly arrives from the South determined to sell the piano and buy the land his family worked on. When the ghost of the piano's original owner appears, family conflicts escalate to a dramatic confrontation. With lyrical language rolling from the rowdy to the tender, this is one of Wilson's finest. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Detailed Direction and Performances Buoy Unfocused Writing in THE GARAGE SALEBWW Reviews: Detailed Direction and Performances Buoy Unfocused Writing in THE GARAGE SALE
by David Fick - Oct 8, 2014

The premiere of Rafiek Mammon's new play, THE GARAGE SALE is marketed as a sardonic exploration of the darker, yet funnier, side of Cape Town suburbia, an explicitly edgy play dealing with the effects of rape. (more...)

BWW Recap: Central City Gets a Hero in THE FLASH Series Premiere!BWW Recap: Central City Gets a Hero in THE FLASH Series Premiere!
by Misha Davenport - Oct 7, 2014

Barry Allen gets struck by lightning and develops some serious core muscles on the premiere episode of the CW's THE FLASH (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APARTPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 30, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's production of Terrence McNally's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, directed by Peter DuBois, officially opened last night, October 29, 2014. The production features Michael Chernus(Obie Award winner for In the Wake), Tracee Chimo (Lortel Award winner for Bad Jews, 2ST Uptown's Bachelorette), America Ferrera(Emmy Award winner for 'Ugly Betty') andAustin Lysy (2ST's The Water's Edge). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the star-studded theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Company Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Company Celebrates Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 30, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's production of Terrence McNally's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, directed by Peter DuBois, officially opened last night, October 29, 2014. The production features Michael Chernus(Obie Award winner for In the Wake), Tracee Chimo (Lortel Award winner for Bad Jews, 2ST Uptown's Bachelorette), America Ferrera(Emmy Award winner for 'Ugly Betty') andAustin Lysy (2ST's The Water's Edge). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the special night below! (more...)

CHOSEN CHILD Plays Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Now thru 11/22CHOSEN CHILD Plays Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Now thru 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child. (more...)

Scoop: SHARK TANK on ABC - Friday, November 14, 2014Scoop: SHARK TANK on ABC - Friday, November 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Oct 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on SHARK TANK, airing on ABC on Friday, November 14, 2014! (more...)

Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Opens TonightSecond Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's production of Terrence McNally's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, directed by Peter DuBois, officially opens tonight, October 29, 2014. (more...)

Boston Playwrights' Theatre to Present CHOSEN CHILD, 10/30-11/22Boston Playwrights' Theatre to Present CHOSEN CHILD, 10/30-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season with Chosen Child by Monica Bauer. Running from October 30 to November 22, this new drama will be directed by Megan Schy Gleeson. (more...)

Review Roundup: LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Opens at Second StageReview Roundup: LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Opens at Second Stage
by Review Roundups - Oct 29, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's production of Terrence McNally's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, directed by Peter DuBois, opens tonight, October 29, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

HANSEL & GRETEL, THE ELVES & THE TOYMAKER and More Set for Studio East and StoryBook Theater's 2014-15 SeasonHANSEL & GRETEL, THE ELVES & THE TOYMAKER and More Set for Studio East and StoryBook Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

For the 2014-2015 season, area families will enjoy more performance offerings for both Studio East and StoryBook Theater as well as a new venue for StoryBook Theater productions in Shoreline. Through their extensive after school performing arts training programs Studio East will now present seven student-performed productions (up from six in the 2013-2014 season). Studio East's adult-acted professional StoryBook Theater touring productions will add the Shoreline Conference Center to their list of Puget Sound area tour stops. StoryBook Theater, now in its 17th season, introduces audience members as young as three to the joys of live theatre. (more...)

CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22CHOSEN CHILD to Play Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 10/30-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child. (more...)

New Children's Halloween Story is ReleasedNew Children's Halloween Story is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

St. Francis, Minn. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WingSpan Takes Calculated Risk and Scores BIG with Tennessee Williams' THE TWO CHARACTER PLAYBWW Reviews: WingSpan Takes Calculated Risk and Scores BIG with Tennessee Williams' THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY
by Buster Spiller - Oct 22, 2014

Americans are particularly spoiled when it comes to what we expect from films, television, and theater. We have to have a presentation that follows a very predicable format, including a likeable hero or heroine, antagonist, life conflict that mirrors our own, and a climax in which good wins over evil. We want to leave these experiences feeling completely uplifted and good about ourselves. What is perceived as negative isn't even part of our collective consciousness. (more...)

Willie Nelson and Sister Bobbie Team Up on December Day: Willie's Stash Vol. 1, a New Collection of Studio Recordings, Coming December 2Willie Nelson and Sister Bobbie Team Up on December Day: Willie's Stash Vol. 1, a New Collection of Studio Recordings, Coming December 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Legacy Recordings will release Willie Nelson and Sister Bobbie's December Day, the first installment of the Willie's Stash archival recordings series, on Tuesday, December 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: Syracuse Stage Opens THE PIANO LESSON TonightPhoto Flash: Syracuse Stage Opens THE PIANO LESSON Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

The Piano Lesson by August Wilson will run tonight, October 22 through November 9, 2014, directed by Timothy Bond, at Syracuse Stage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE PIANO LESSON Begins 10/22 at Syracuse StageTHE PIANO LESSON Begins 10/22 at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

In August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece The Piano Lesson, the past threatens to pull apart Brother and Sister. Bernice treasures a one-of-a-kind piano, an heirloom with carved figures of their enslaved ancestors. Boy Willie suddenly arrives from the South determined to sell the piano and buy the land his family worked on. When the ghost of the piano's original owner appears, family conflicts escalate to a dramatic confrontation. With lyrical language rolling from the rowdy to the tender, this is one of Wilson's finest. (more...)

GapKids Debuts kate spade new york and Jack Spade CollectionGapKids Debuts kate spade new york and Jack Spade Collection
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Gap has launched kate spade new york and Jack Spade for GapKids, a limited-edition girls' and boys' apparel and accessories collection for Holiday 2014. This marks kate spade new york and Jack Spade's first foray into childrenswear as well as the first time the Kate Spade & Company brands will partner together. (more...)

BROODS Premiere 'Four Walls' Video; Wrap Sold-Out North American TourBROODS Premiere 'Four Walls' Video; Wrap Sold-Out North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Caleb Nott and Georgia Nott, the highly celebrated Brother and Sister who comprise the band Broods, have soared to musical fame in North America through their glossy, ethereal synth-pop tunes. Having just completed a sold-out US tour supporting UK soul artist Sam Smith, the New Zealand duo headed south to Austin City Limits, performing alongside headliners Beck, Capital Cities, and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Syracuse Stage's THE PIANO LESSONPhoto Flash: First Look at Syracuse Stage's THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The Piano Lesson by August Wilson will run October 22 through November 9, 2014, directed by Timothy Bond, at Syracuse Stage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Japan Society to Present Yumiko Tanaka's Shamisen Accompaniment to CROSSROADS Film, 11/15Japan Society to Present Yumiko Tanaka's Shamisen Accompaniment to CROSSROADS Film, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Acclaimed traditional gidayu-bushi (specific to bunraku puppet theater) shamisen player and avant-garde musician Yumiko Tanaka provides a thrilling soundscape to the silent film Crossroads (Jujiro, 1928) on November 15th in the second show of Japan Society's 2014-2015 Performing Arts Season multi-month musical program, The Shamisen Sessions. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Haunting NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD at Blank CanvasBWW Reviews: A Haunting NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD at Blank Canvas
by Roy Berko - Oct 20, 2014

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A LITTLE PRINCESS and HANSEL & GRETEL Set for Studio East and StoryBook Theater's Fall 2014 LineupA LITTLE PRINCESS and HANSEL & GRETEL Set for Studio East and StoryBook Theater's Fall 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Studio East and StoryBook Theater will bring two wonderful children's tales for the whole family to the stage this Fall. A Little Princess, recommended for children ages 6+, will be performed by a talented cast of Eastside youth actors ages 10-19. Kids as young as 3 years old will enjoy the humorous antics that StoryBook Theater's Hansel & Gretel get involved in. StoryBook Theater is performed by adult actors at a variety of Puget Sound-area theaters. (more...)

VIDEO: America Ferrara Talks New Play LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART on 'Today'VIDEO: America Ferrara Talks New Play LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

TV and film star America Ferrara stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about hitting the stage in the new play 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' where she portrays a woman spending the Fourth of July with her husband and friends. (more...)

Cooking Channel's RESTAURANT REDEMPTION Season 2 Premieres TonightCooking Channel's RESTAURANT REDEMPTION Season 2 Premieres Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Ching-He Huang returns to help rescue struggling Asian restaurants across the county in desperate need of her expertise on the second season of Restaurant Redemption premiering tonight, October 14th. (more...)

Scoop: PERSON OF INTEREST on CBS - Tonight, October 14, 2014Scoop: PERSON OF INTEREST on CBS - Tonight, October 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Oct 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on PERSON OF INTEREST, airing on CBS tonight, October 14, 2014! (more...)

Strongsville Fit Body Boot Camp Launches Pre-Opening Fitness Boot Camp SpecialStrongsville Fit Body Boot Camp Launches Pre-Opening Fitness Boot Camp Special
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Strongsville, OH (more...)

Boston Playwrights' Theatre to Present CHOSEN CHILD, 10/30-11/22Boston Playwrights' Theatre to Present CHOSEN CHILD, 10/30-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season with Chosen Child by Monica Bauer. Running from October 30 to November 22, this new drama will be directed by Megan Schy Gleeson. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ricky Ubeda & Valerie Rockey Chat SYTYCD Tour, Living in Close Quarters,  Future PlansBWW Interview: Ricky Ubeda & Valerie Rockey Chat SYTYCD Tour, Living in Close Quarters, Future Plans
by Matt Tamanini - Nov 19, 2014

As I've said numerous times in my reviews and recaps, I don't think there is a show on television more important for the future of the arts than SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE. In addition to exposing the public to a much more emotionally honest and raw form of creativity than we are used to seeing in today's overly packaged and focused-grouped world of entertainment, the show also makes stars out of the usually unsung heroes of the artistic community; dancers. (more...)

Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Cancels Tonight's Performance Due to Actor IllnessSecond Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Cancels Tonight's Performance Due to Actor Illness
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Second Stage Theatre's production of Terrence McNally's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, directed by Peter DuBois, is canceled tonight, November 19, due to an actor illness. A production representative confirmed that the show was also canceled last night, and today's matinee was canceled following the first act. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Dena Scheh Talks OH's HANSEL UND GRETELBWW Interviews: Dena Scheh Talks OH's HANSEL UND GRETEL
by Katricia Lang - Nov 17, 2014

I talk with Dena Scheh, well-respected Houston costume designer and frequent collaborator with Opera in the Heights, about her work on Opera in the Height's currently running production HANSEL UND GRETEL. Despite the German title, it is the story of Hansel and Gretel you know and love. There is a witch, and candy house, and a clever, resourceful Brother and Sister duo. (more...)

Japan Society Presents Yumiko Tanaka's Shamisen Accompaniment to CROSSROADS Film TonightJapan Society Presents Yumiko Tanaka's Shamisen Accompaniment to CROSSROADS Film Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2014

Acclaimed traditional gidayu-bushi (specific to bunraku puppet theater) shamisen player and avant-garde musician Yumiko Tanaka provides a thrilling soundscape to the silent film Crossroads (Jujiro, 1928) tonight, November 15th in the second show of Japan Society's 2014-2015 Performing Arts Season multi-month musical program, The Shamisen Sessions. (more...)

Jeffrey Ouellette Announces DARK ORIGINSJeffrey Ouellette Announces DARK ORIGINS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Entertaining THE BAND WAGON Nixes NostalgiaBWW Reviews: Entertaining THE BAND WAGON Nixes Nostalgia
by Michael Dale - Nov 11, 2014

Douglas Carter Beane and Kathleen Marshall whip a movie classic into a fun new musical. (more...)

New Children's Book, BIFF & BECKA'S SPRINGTIME ESCAPADES is ReleasedNew Children's Book, BIFF & BECKA'S SPRINGTIME ESCAPADES is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

MANASSAS, Va. (more...)

Bushwick Starr and Alphabet Arts to Host 4th Annual Puppets & Poets FestivalBushwick Starr and Alphabet Arts to Host 4th Annual Puppets & Poets Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Diverse artists and audiences will explore the relationship between two of the world's oldest and most diversely practiced art forms at Puppets & Poets. The fourth annual festival features puppeteers, poets, musicians, actors, and other artists from NYC and beyond in a cabaret program for mature audiences and a matinee program for all ages. (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART on Opening Night!BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's production of Terrence McNally's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, directed by Peter DuBois, officially opened last night, October 29, 2014. The production features Michael Chernus(Obie Award winner for In the Wake), Tracee Chimo (Lortel Award winner for Bad Jews, 2ST Uptown's Bachelorette), America Ferrera(Emmy Award winner for 'Ugly Betty') andAustin Lysy (2ST's The Water's Edge). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the company after the curtain went down and you can check out interviews with the full gang below! (more...)

Mark Ruffalo Tweets SAG Award Acceptance Speech from Bed!Mark Ruffalo Tweets SAG Award Acceptance Speech from Bed!
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Althought the actor could not be in attendance Sunday night, he turned to social media to express his thanks for the recognition. (more...)

CALDERON'S LIFE IS A DREAM and 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Coming Up Off-BroadwayCALDERON'S LIFE IS A DREAM and 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Coming Up Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Coming up next off-Broadway - Calderon's Life Is A Dream, directed by Matthew Rauch and starring Steven Boyer, Clifton Duncan, Zoe Kazan, Ismenia Mendes, Patrick Page, Jay O. Sanders, Thom Sesma, Nick Westrate, and more on Monday, February 2nd at SoHo Playhouse. Plus, it's your last chance to see Red Bull Theater's finale of its three-part series in collaboration with the Shakespeare Society: Shakespeare and the Jacobeans on Film. See John Ford's 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE, a film by Roland Joffe, on Sunday, January 25th at the SVA Theatre. (more...)

REELZ 2015 Slate of New and Returning Original SeriesREELZ 2015 Slate of New and Returning Original Series
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

REELZ today unveiled highlights to its 2015 slate anchored by TMZ Hollywood Sports and powerful factual reality series bringing real stories that connect with Hollywood and celebrity. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for ReadersBookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2015

Sometimes, a book doesn't lend itself to an 'elevator pitch'--it can't be adequately described without an extensive quote. That's the case with Ben Metcalf's debut novel, Against the Country (Random House), a tale told by a droll, misanthropic narrator. He begins with his childhood, his family having left town life for the country, namely, Goochland County, Va. (more...)

Quotables from NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLONQuotables from NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Below, check out quotables from NBC's THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON from December 1 - December 2. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Present SHAKESPEARE AND THE JACOBEANS ON FILM in JanuaryRed Bull Theater to Present SHAKESPEARE AND THE JACOBEANS ON FILM in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Red Bull Theater today announced a new three-part collaboration with the Shakespeare Society exploring Shakespeare and the Jacobeans on Film. The series includes a Shakespeare Society major member event (open to the public) and two film screenings. All three events will be held at the SVA Theatre (333 West 23rd Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues) part of the School of Visual Arts. For more information and tickets, visit RedBullTheater.com (more...)

No. 1 best-selling author Tony Robbins gives a deeply personal interview for Jan. 2015 issue of SUCCESS magazineNo. 1 best-selling author Tony Robbins gives a deeply personal interview for Jan. 2015 issue of SUCCESS magazine
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

DALLAS, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Tony Robbins, the world's top life and business strategist who has mentored everyone from Bill Clinton to Princess Diana to Oprah and Hugh Jackman, opens up to SUCCESS magazine as he never has before about his dark childhood, breakthrough methods of helping people change, and his rage at those who caused the 2008 recessionfury that pushed him to write his first book in 20 years, Money: Master the Game, 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom. The tome instantly shot to the top of the New York Times best-seller list. (more...)

Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Program Hosts National Pitch Room Competition Finals in New York CitySamuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Program Hosts National Pitch Room Competition Finals in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream, a micro-lending and coaching program for small business owners working in food, beverage, hospitality and craft brewing, announced it will host its Pitch Room Competition finals in New York City on Thursday, December 4 th. A national competition that helps small business owners perfect the art of the sales pitch, the Pitch Room finals are the culmination of four regional events and a virtual Wild Card competition held throughout 2014. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Debby Boone on WHITE CHRISTMASBWW Interviews: Debby Boone on WHITE CHRISTMAS
by Harmony Wheeler - Dec 3, 2014

Debby Boone talks with BroadwayWorld about her upcoming White Christmas concert with Michael Feinstein at Davies Symphony Hall. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 SATURDAY on ABC - Saturday, December 27, 2014Scoop: 20/20 SATURDAY on ABC - Saturday, December 27, 2014
by TV Scoop - Dec 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on 20/20 SATURDAY, airing on ABC on Saturday, December 27, 2014! (more...)

RUSH Begins Next Month at the Players' RingRUSH Begins Next Month at the Players' Ring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

SOUL IN THE SEA PRODUCTIONS presents the world premiere of Rush by Callie Kimball at The Players' Ring, directed by Jasmin Hunter. Rush runs January 2 to January 18, 2014 at The Players' Ring in Portsmouth, NH. Showtimes are 8 pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 7 pm on Sundays except the 18th when showtime is at 3 pm. The Players' Ring is located at 105 Marcy Street, near Prescott Park. Tickets are $15, or $12 for students, seniors, and Players' Ring Members. To reserve, visit www.playersring.org or call (603) 436-8123. Tickets may also be purchased at the door if available. (more...)

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds to Play the Fox Theatre, 2/24Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds to Play the Fox Theatre, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015. (more...)

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