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Let It Snow! FROZEN Producer Dishes on What's Next for the Franchise
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 31, 2017

Disney is hard at work figuring out what comes next for the Frozen franchise. Entertainment Weekly recently spoke to the film's producer, Peter Del Vecho, and asked him to ask how are things coming along on the highly anticipated sequel.  (more...)

BWW Review: Art and Business Clash in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by Perry Tannenbaum - Apr 7, 2017

The ugly spectacle of art being turned into money is very much at the heart of MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, but there's also an upstairs-downstairs conflict brewing. (more...)

THE ULTIMATE SPORTS COACH is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

EVANSVILLE, Ind., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Coaching youth sports just became easier. The book, "Be The Ultimate Sports Coach. The Definitive Guide to Coaching Youth Sports. The Hows, the Whys, and What to Avoid," by longtime coach Allen Buck presents a unique approach to coaching. This book is filled with various techniques that illustrate different ways of achieving the best results for kids. And isn't that what coaching is all about? (more...)

THE FULL MONTY to Strut Onstage at Players Club of Swarthmore
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore closes its 2016-17 season with the raucous, blue collar, musical comedy The Full Monty April 21-May 6, for ten performances at 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Gordon Bressack Talks About MURDER, ANYONE?
by Don Grigware - Apr 5, 2017

Writer/Director/Producer Gordon Bre4ssack is a veteran of the NY Off-Off Broadway scene as a member of The Playhouse of the Ridiculous. He toured Europe three times with that group and was with them in 1971 when they were all arrested for obscenity in Brussels. He came to Los Angeles in 1983 and was soon hired at Hanna-Barbera writing such shows as 'Scooby- Doo' and 'The Smurfs'. He went on to Warner Bros. Animation and won three Emmys for his work on 'Animaniacs' and 'Pinky & the Brain.' His two previous plays in LA, 'Fuggedaboudit' and 'Missing Dick' were audience and critical favorites. by Steve Peterson (more...)

Happy Days Star & Singer Donny Most Brings His Blazing Big Band to Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) is proud to present 'A Night At The Copa Starring Donny Most' on Sunday, May 7 at 7 p.m. Donny Most and his big blazing band perform the music of Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin along with the great American standards that have a jazz feel, such as songs from Dean Martin and Nat King Cole. Donny Most also mixes in lively tunes from the '30s, '40s and the Louis Prima jump 'n' jive genre.  (more...)

Theatre Now New York Announces Lineup for 4th Annual SOUND BITES Festival of 10-Minute Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Tickets will go on sale April 15th for Theatre Now New York's 4th Annual SOUND BITES Festival of 10-Minute Musicals to be performed on Monday, May 29th, at 7:00PM at THE IRENE DIAMOND STAGE, The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY in Midtown Manhattan. (more...)

THE OUTER SPACE, Megan Mullally and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater has announced its nightly performances from April 5 - 16, 2017. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Mike Nichols' THE GRADUATE New 4K Restoration to Be Released This Month
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

New York-based specialty distributor Rialto Pictures and Studiocanal will release Mike Nichols' groundbreaking THE GRADUATE, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, in new 4K digital prints beginning in April. (more...)

New Season of MOUNTAIN MONSTERS Premieres on Destination America, 4/8
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

AIMS continues their mission to investigate monsters in an all-new eight-episode season of MOUNTAIN MONSTERS premiering Saturday, April 8 at 10/9c on Destination America. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME in Concert Comes to Historic Temple Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Temple Theaters is excited to present She Loves Me: A Concert, directed by Brandon McShaffrey with music direction by Gina Giachero. The 1963 musical comedy written by Joe Masteroff (book), Sheldon Harnick (lyrics) and Jerry Bock (music) will have a limited run, April 14 - 16  at the historic Temple Performing Arts Center. The concert presentation showcases the beautiful music that has made She Loves Me one of the most charming musical comedies about the mysteries of falling in love. (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX on ABC - Friday, April 21, 2017
by - Apr 3, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX, airing on ABC on Friday, April 21, 2017! (more...)

Muslim Theater Artists Pen Letter Addressing THE PROFANE, Inclusion; Playwrights Horizons Responds!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 27, 2017

Difficult, but welcome discussions about race and representation continue to spread through the theatre landscape. Yesterday, a group of Middle Eastern and Muslim theater artists from Noor Theatre and elsewhere released a letter expressing concern about Playwrights Horizons' current production of Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE. Playwrights Horizons has responded today with a call for public discussion and further collaboration. (more...)

BWW Interview: Weston Morabito of FRIEND OF A FARMER
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 27, 2017

We interviewed Weston Morabito, Assistant Director of Operations, of Friend of a Farmer, the farm to table restaurant with locations in Gramercy and Brooklyn Heights. He spoke to us about his career and the popular eatery that is family owned and operated. He also told us about one of their latest projects, the launch of Farmer's Blend coffee. (more...)

Power Industry Focuses on Renewables: Solar PV is the Fastest Growing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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The Family's Back Together- Meet the Cast of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 27, 2017

A Doll's House, Part 2 opens tonight, April 27, at the John Golden Theatre.  Produced by Scott Rudin and directed by Tony Award®-winner Sam Gold, this wildly inventive new American play picks up after Henrik Ibsen's most cherished work concludes. In the final scene of Ibsen's 1879 ground-breaking masterwork, Nora Helmer makes the shocking decision to leave her husband and children, and begin a life on her own. This climactic event - when Nora slams the door on everything in her life - instantly propelled world drama into the modern age. In A Doll's House, Part 2, many years have passed since Nora's exit. Now, there's a knock on that same door. Nora has returned. But why? And what will it mean for those she left behind? Get to know the cast before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

BWW Review: World Premiere of GIRL SHAKES LOOSE Triumphs at Penumbra Theatre
by Karen Bovard - Apr 26, 2017

This fresh new musical is a terrific addition to the American musical canon, a show a lot of us have been waiting for. It's a rare thing: the main character is a young African-American woman struggling to find her way in present day USA. Without oversimplifying her struggles with love, sexuality, and work, it takes us all along on her search for self. Tuneful, funny, and soulful, GIRL SHAKES LOOSE is decidedly contemporary and honors the great Sonia Sanchez, a shining light of the Black Arts Movement. (more...)

Kritzerland Announces MAY MADNESS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

 Kritzerland announces a new concert event coming on Sunday, May 7, 2017 entitled "May Madness." This entertaining evening will take place at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal in North Hollywood, California. The 77th Kritzerland show will feature fun and fancy-free "May Madness" offerings.  It's an anything goes show, culled from a whole potpourri of eclectic and unusual material.  Surprises are in store. (more...)

Charlotte Maltby and Nicholas Rodriguez to Bring THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Kravis Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the national touring production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien. This lavish new production will make its West Palm Beach premiere May 9-14 at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts as part of a North American tour.  (more...)

Wanna Build a Snowman? Disney Announces FROZEN 2 Release Date!
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 25, 2017

Disney Animation turned to Twitter today to announce that FROZEN 2, the next installment of the hit animated film, will be hitting theaters on November 27th, 2019! (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX on ABC - Friday, May 12, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX, airing on ABC on Friday, May 12, 2017! (more...)

Zany Musical Comedy CRAZY FOR YOU to Play The Candlelight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Crazy for You, the zany musical comedy combining mistaken identities and plot twists galore with a Gershwin score and fabulous dance numbers, opens May 13th at The Candlelight Theatre. (more...)

Asolo Rep Proudly Announces 2017-18 Board Officers and New Members
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Asolo Repertory Theatre is proud to announce its 2017-18 Board officers and new members. Asolo Rep's 2017-18 season Board Officers are Dr. Larry Haspel, President, Ann Charters, Vice President/President Elect, Carole Crosby, Vice President, Sy Goldblatt, Vice President, Melanie Natarajan, Treasurer, and Kim Bleach, Secretary. New Board members include Mary Braxton-Joseph, Dennis Dirks, Giselle Huberman, Paul Nelson, Nikki Sedacca, and Marysue Wechsler. Earlier this year, Jaime DiDomenico (Cool Today) and Jules Price (Innovative Dining) were elected to the board. Mary Lou Winnick is the Board's Immediate Past President and continues her service as a board member. (more...)

BWW Review: Single Carrot's Magical Mystery Tour: A SHORT REUNION
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Apr 23, 2017

The Therapist, embodied by Paul Diem, launched into a spirited evocation of the art of theater, which morphed into a vision of all life as a work of art. In that spirit, flags and funny hats were passed out to the congregation, as the Therapist stripped down to Superman skivvies and led the whole assemblage out onto Howard Street in a bacchanal, with a motorist honking in rhythm with the syncopation of Faith, and thence back to the theater. (more...)

More Than 250 Volunteers Will 'Make Change Happen' At Four Project Sites In Vermont On 16th Comcast Cares Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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THE GRADUATE to Screen in New 4K Restoration Nationwide to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
by Movies News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

New York-based specialty distributor Rialto Pictures and Studiocanal will release Mike Nichols' groundbreaking THE GRADUATE, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, in new 4K digital prints beginning in April. (more...)

Austin Based Funk/Soul Band Flyjack World Premiere 'It's A New Day'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On April 18, 2017, the music video for Austin funk/soul band Flyjack's track “It's A New Day” received its world premiere on Popdust. (more...)

BWW Weighs In: The Best Bang For Your Buck and Body
by Samantha Palermo - Apr 19, 2017

With so many boutique fitness studios thriving, you might be asking the same question as my clients; which fitness class best suits my needs? With limited time and a limited budget, what's the best bang for my Buck AND body? (more...)

BOARDWALK EMPIRE, MOONLIGHT Among New Titles Comin to Amazon This May
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Amazon has shared a list of new titles coming to Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Video and Amazon Channels in May. (more...)

The Pilot Dance Project Presents the Final Production at the Pilot on Navigation Before it Closes its Doors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Pilot Dance Project will present the final evening-length production at the Pilot on Navigation, formerly Frenetic Theater, before the independent black box theater closes its doors on May 15. (more...)

Subway' launches ordering of sandwiches and salads on Facebook with a bot for Messenger
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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LARK Quartet to Premiere 2 Works & Celebrate 30 Years
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On May 1, 2017 at 8pm, the LARK Quartet will present a celebratory concert at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall in New York City. LARK Quartet: Now & Then celebrates the past and present of The LARK String Quartet through music old and new with its present and original members. In keeping with the tradition of LARK to broaden the chamber music repertory through diverse commissions, they perform the world premiere of Andrew Waggoner's String Octet Ce morceau de tissue and the New York premiere of John Harbison's String Quartet No. 6. The harmonic and textural modernity of the Debussy String Quartet (1893), as well as the Presto from Mendelssohn's Octet (1825), bridge the premieres. (more...)

Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons' Iraq Refugee Benefit Concert Moves to Mercury Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

This spring, Jerry Joseph, critically acclaimed songwriter and international touring artist, is traveling to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to perform, provide music education and bring guitars to refugees living in camps near the city of Sulaymaniyah. (more...)

Breaking: Jelani Alladin, Greg Hildreth, John Riddle & Robert Creighton Will Join Caissie Levy and Patti Murin in FROZEN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Caissie Levy will star as Elsa and Patti Murin will star as Anna in Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen, opening at the St. James Theatre in spring 2018. Also joining the principal cast are Jelani Alladin as Kristoff, Greg Hildreth as Olaf, John Riddle as Hans and Robert Creighton as Duke of Weselton. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for SOUND BITES 4.0 Festival of 10-minute Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for Theatre Now New York's  4th Annual SOUND BITES Festival of 10-Minute Musicals to be performed on Monday, May 29th, at 7:00PM at THE IRENE DIAMOND STAGE, The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY in Midtown Manhattan. Tickets can be purchased at www.tnny.org or 855-254-7469 and start at just $25. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Hearts and Minds' Episode of THE WHITE PRINCESS on Starz
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

In the next episode of THE WHITE PRINCESS titled  'Hearts and Minds', King Henry VII sets out on Royal Progress, in an attempt to establish himself as the new sovereign, but finds a dangerous, deeply divided kingdom. (more...)

Esteemed Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel Announces New 'Live! At The Ryman' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Esteemed and acclaimed Grammy Award-winning guitarist TOMMY EMMANUEL today (4/17) announced the May 19 release date of LIVE! AT THE RYMAN (via CPG Sounds). (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX on ABC - Friday, May 5, 2017
by - Apr 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX, airing on ABC on Friday, May 5, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: SCT's NADESHIKO - Two Stories with Not Much to Say
by Jay Irwin - Apr 16, 2017

In Keiko Green's 'Nadeshiko', currently getting its world premiere from Sound Theatre Company, there are two stories happening on the stage. Only one of the stories is very well fleshed out and only one is very interesting and unfortunately they're not the same story. With stiff and stilted dialogue, pacing, and acting, the play amounts to a look into an interesting part of history most are unfamiliar with but doesn't explore that history in an interesting way. (more...)

Chris Shiflett's New Solo Album West Coast Town Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Chris Shiflett's highly anticipated new solo album, West Coast Town, is out today on SideOneDummy Records (purchase here). (more...)

Sammy Buck, Lesli Margherita, and More to Sign LIKE YOU LIKE IT Script and Album at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Like You Like It RADcording cast members Nick Cearley ('The Skivvies,' Pageant), and Lesli Margherita (Matilda) will appear at The Drama Book Shop along with authors Daniel S. Acquisto and Sammy Buck for a book & CD signing celebrating Shakespeare's birthday. Friday, April 21st, 5:00pm event is free to the public. Copies of the script, published by Playscripts, Inc., and the CD, from Broadway Records, will be available for purchase. (more...)

Belvoir Presents GURU OF CHAI
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

In the swirling buzz of a railway station, a young girl is abandoned and brings the place to a standstill with a beautiful song. Among the throng is a poor chai-wallah (tea-seller) and in that sweet moment his life is turned upside-down. (more...)

VIDEO: Syfy Renews THE MAGICIANS for Third Season; Check Out Tonight's Finale
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Syfy today announced a 13 episode third season pickup of the critically acclaimed Universal Cable Productions drama THE MAGICIANS. (more...)

Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine Star in New Comedy GOING IN STYLE, Now In Theaters
by Movies News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”), Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules,” “Hannah and Her Sisters”) and Alan Arkin (“Little Miss Sunshine”) team up as lifelong buddies (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX on ABC - Friday, April 28, 2017
by - Apr 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX, airing on ABC on Friday, April 28, 2017! (more...)

Wynn Las Vegas Announces An Evening With Mel Brooks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Blazing Saddles. Young Frankenstein. The Producers. Mel Brooks has created some of the most iconic comedies in film history, and now he offers a behind-the-scenes look at his extraordinary life and career during an exclusive two-night event at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas. (more...)

Chris Shiflett's West Coast Town Streaming Now at Rolling Stone
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Chris Shiflett's highly anticipated new solo album, West Coast Town, is premiering in full today exclusively at Rolling Stone. (more...)

Director, Actors Chat Crazy Characters of A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE at ART of WNY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Director Matthew LaChiusa, actors Candice Kogut (who play 'Marilyn') and Shabar Rouse (who plays 'Toby') took some time away from rehearsals to answer questions about McDonagh's bizarre story, set somewhere in Anytown USA, that features some extreme characters. (more...)

AT&T AUDIENCE Network Set to Premiere Exclusive Documentary 'American Standoff'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

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