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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 - 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...)

Kathryn Byer Releases Debut Book, POLLYWOGS FOR JENNIEKathryn Byer Releases Debut Book, POLLYWOGS FOR JENNIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

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Ensemble Theatre to Present DETROIT '67, 3/17-4/5Ensemble Theatre to Present DETROIT '67, 3/17-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Dust off your eight-track stereo and join Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati for the hippest after-hours joint in town with the regional premiere of Detroit '67! Playwright Dominique Morisseau introduces audiences to a a dynamic Brother and Sister as they host rockin' parties and fight to keep their home (and their future) out of the ashes during the 1967 Detroit riots. Records, raids, and riveting drama take the stage for this sizzling production, playing March 17-April 5, 2015. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. (more...)

Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU to Host 'ALL KIDS INCLUDED' Arts Experience, 4/4Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU to Host 'ALL KIDS INCLUDED' Arts Experience, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU invites all families, especially children with special needs, to All Kids Included - Arts For All, an Accessible Arts Experience. The community art-happening is free and open to the public on Saturday, April 4 from 10am - 2pm. (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC on CBS - Saturday, April 4, 2015Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC on CBS - Saturday, April 4, 2015
by TV Scoop - Mar 30, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC, airing on CBS on Saturday, April 4, 2015! (more...)

Disney Channel Announces April 2015 Programming HighlightsDisney Channel Announces April 2015 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Disney Channel announces April 2015 Programming Highlights. *All programming subject to change* (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, LEND ME A TENOR & More Set for Peninsula Players' 80th SeasonOUTSIDE MULLINGAR, LEND ME A TENOR & More Set for Peninsula Players' 80th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, announces its 80th season, running June 16 through October 18, 2015. Nestled along Door County, Wisconsin's scenic shore, the Peninsula Players has been enthralling generations of audiences in its 600-plus seat, all-weather pavilion since 1935, presenting hundreds of pre-Broadway tryouts, world premieres, classic dramas, comedies and musicals. (more...)

Tony Nominee Euan Morton Bringing I (HEART) THE CARPENTERS to 54 Below in JuneTony Nominee Euan Morton Bringing I (HEART) THE CARPENTERS to 54 Below in June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Following a sold-out 2013 debut at 54 Below, Tony Award nominee Euan Morton returns to the acclaimed Manhattan nightspot to launch his newest project, I (Heart) THE CARPENTERS. Backed by the newly-formed Downey CA Collective, Mr. Morton will perform songs made famous by the all-American jazz/pop duo Richard and Karen Carpenter. With songs from composers such as Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Paul Williams, Roger Nichols, Leon Russell, John Bettis and Richard Carpenter himself, I (Heart) THE CARPENTERS is fresh take - both extremely personal and totally universal - on mid-20th Century American pop genius, designed to be an emotional trip down memory lane for some and an exciting, memory-making first meeting for others. I (Heart) THE CARPENTERS will be performed on three consecutive Monday evenings in June: June 1st at 7 PM, June 8th at 9:30 PM, and June 15th @ 7 PM. There is a $45 cover charge and a $25 food and beverage minimum. Visit 54Below.com for tickets/reservations. (more...)

Scoop: THE NIGHT SHIFT on NBC - Tuesday, March 24, 2015Scoop: THE NIGHT SHIFT on NBC - Tuesday, March 24, 2015
by TV Scoop - Mar 17, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE NIGHT SHIFT, airing on NBC on Tuesday, March 24, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: SHARK TANK on ABC - Friday, April 3, 2015Scoop: SHARK TANK on ABC - Friday, April 3, 2015
by - Mar 16, 2015

Get all the scoop on SHARK TANK, airing on ABC on Friday, April 3, 2015! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Red Bull's 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE, Running This SpringFull Cast Announced for Red Bull's 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE, Running This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

This season's mainstage production, John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's A Whore, directed by Red Bull Artistic Director Jesse Berger, will begin a limited Off-Broadway engagement April 14th at The Duke on 42nd Street. Opening Night is set for Sunday April 26th. Performances continue through May 16th. (more...)

Ben Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksBen Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

This February and March 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (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...)

Olympia Dukakis and More Set for HIPPOLYTOS, Red Bull Theater's Next 'Revelation Reading', 2/16Olympia Dukakis and More Set for HIPPOLYTOS, Red Bull Theater's Next 'Revelation Reading', 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

The next Revelation Reading, Euripides' HIPPOLYTOS, directed by Ted Pappas with Olympia Dukakis, Laila Robins, Robert Cuccioli, Clifton Duncan, Gina Daniels, Phillipe Bowgen, Catherine Gowl, Lara Hillier, January LaVoy, Deanne Lorette, Bhavesh Patel, Jean Tafler, and Edward James Hyland, will take place Monday, February 16th at Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. (more...)

BWW Recap: Guess Who's Coming to the Diner on SHAMELESSBWW Recap: Guess Who's Coming to the Diner on SHAMELESS
by Jennifer McHugh - Feb 8, 2015

Will Fiona's wedded bliss continue from her impromptu wedding last week? Probably not on the South Side of Chicago with this family. It's cute that she tried though, isn't it? (more...)

Sonoran Desert Chorale & Run Boy Run Partner for Bluegrass Concerts in MarchSonoran Desert Chorale & Run Boy Run Partner for Bluegrass Concerts in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

The 60 member Sonoran Desert Chorale will be joined by sensational Arizona bluegrass band, Run Boy Run, for its upcoming March concert titled, Come To The Meetin'. (more...)

Gracie Thorne Releases DAPPLED SUNSHINEGracie Thorne Releases DAPPLED SUNSHINE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Wexford, Ireland (more...)

BWW Reviews: The American Favorite TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Orlando ShakesBWW Reviews: The American Favorite TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Orlando Shakes
by Kimberly Moy - Feb 3, 2015

Everyone has read Harper Lee's classic American novel TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, which explains the sold out crowds flocking to see Orlando Shakespeare's live adaptation. It is a luxurious production that ships audience right into 1930s southern life. As with all great stories the ones that leave a lasting impact are those that are timeless and speak to all generations. (more...)

E! to Premiere New Hour Long Series SPUN OUT This MayE! to Premiere New Hour Long Series SPUN OUT This May
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The new E! series, 'Spun Out,' is a never before seen look inside the uber-popular, highly competitive world of spinning, following the 'ride or die' lives of high profile spin instructors at LA's premiere spin destination Cycle House. (more...)

Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe to Lead Red Bull's THE DUTCH COURTESAN Reading Next WeekHamish Linklater and Lily Rabe to Lead Red Bull's THE DUTCH COURTESAN Reading Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Red Bull Theater's next Revelation Reading, John Marston's The Dutch Courtesan, directed by Michael Sexton, featuring Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe, along with Matthew Amendt, Michael Braun, Lucas Caleb Rooney, Autumn Dornfeld, Cameron Folmar, Don Guillory, Daniel K. Isaac, David Manis, Kathryn Meisle, Rachel Mewbron, Steven Rattazzi, Kate Skinner, and more, will take place March 2nd at 7:30 pm at the Lucille Lortel Theater, 121 Christopher Street. (more...)

Cartoon Network Approaches Upfront with Unmatched Growth Across All ScreensCartoon Network Approaches Upfront with Unmatched Growth Across All Screens
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Momentum and growth across all screens are driving Cartoon Network into the 2015-16 Upfront. (more...)

Original unpublished Dr. Seuss manuscript and additional work found in author's La Jolla, CA homeOriginal unpublished Dr. Seuss manuscript and additional work found in author's La Jolla, CA home
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ An original manuscript with accompanying sketches by Dr. Seuss, aka Ted Geisel, which was discovered in the La Jolla, California home of the late beloved children's author will be published by Random House Children's Books, it was announced today by Barbara Marcus, President & Publisher, and Susan Brandt, President, Licensing and Marketing, Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. WHAT PET SHOULD I GET? will be published on July 28, 2015. (more...)

New Dr. Seuss Book, WHAT PET SHOULD I GET? to be Published, 7/28New Dr. Seuss Book, WHAT PET SHOULD I GET? to be Published, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

An original manuscript with accompanying sketches by Dr. Seuss, aka Ted Geisel, which was discovered in the La Jolla, California home of the late beloved children's author will be published by Random House Children's Books, it was announced today by Barbara Marcus, President & Publisher, and Susan Brandt, President, Licensing and Marketing, Dr.Seuss Enterprises, L.P. WHAT PET SHOULD I GET? will be published on July 28, 2015. (more...)

BWW Profile: Eddie Redmayne Oscar-Nominated Star of Stage and ScreenBWW Profile: Eddie Redmayne Oscar-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Jeffrey Walker - Feb 17, 2015

Eddie Redmayne is having a very good year. The 33-year old actor is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for playing physicist Stephen Hawking in THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING. In the film, Redmayne has been singled out for his sensitive portrayal of Hawking that goes from his younger days through the onslaught of the progressive motor neuron disease that binds him to a wheelchair. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below This WeekTovah Feldshuh, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (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...)

James A. Gauthier's New Book, INTERSTITIAL BEINGS, is Now AvailableJames A. Gauthier's New Book, INTERSTITIAL BEINGS, is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

The idea of a doppelganger - a being that looks just like its human counterpart - is often considered a thing of myth and folklore. Author James A. Gauthier brings the doppelganger to life in his new children's fiction, 'Interstitial Beings: The Doppelganger Connection' (published by Trafford Publishing). (more...)

BWW Reviews: brownsville song in New HavenBWW Reviews: brownsville song in New Haven
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Apr 6, 2015

Community violence affects everyone differently. (more...)

BWW Special MAD MEN Feature: Recalling the Golden Era of AdvertisingBWW Special MAD MEN Feature: Recalling the Golden Era of Advertising
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2015

In this special BWW feature, Chris Pfaff, son of Warren Pfaff, a leading creative figure in the 1960s ad world at J. Walter Thompson, shares a personal reflection on the end of the popular series. (more...)

Red Bull Theater's 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Begins TonightRed Bull Theater's 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

This season's mainstage production, John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's A Whore, directed by Red Bull Artistic Director Jesse Berger, will begin a limited Off-Broadway engagement tonight, Tuesday April 14th at The Duke on 42nd Street. Opening Night is set for Sunday April 26th. Performances continue through May 16th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway Siblings Adam and Arielle Jacobs Share Family Photos, Talk Fulfilled Childhood Dreams, Solo Albums, and More!BWW Interview: Broadway Siblings Adam and Arielle Jacobs Share Family Photos, Talk Fulfilled Childhood Dreams, Solo Albums, and More!
by Sally Henry - Apr 13, 2015

There's something about performing on Broadway that seems to attract families. Dating back to the early days with the Barrymores, Astaires, and Redgraves, siblings especially have starred on the Great White Way together for ages, and it's no different now. For Adam and Arielle Jacobs, starring on Broadway at the same time is a dream come true. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CPH'S VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Entertains, But...BWW Reviews: CPH'S VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Entertains, But...
by Roy Berko - Apr 12, 2015

As the lights came up at the start of Cleveland Play House's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, the audience is exposed to a comfortable large morning room, backed up by a piano area, and stairs to an upstairs. On stage left is a patio, on stage right the house's entrance. Were in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in a home situated on a lake. (more...)

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