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BACKSTAGE with the Bechdels: Five Fun Facts From Our FUN HOME Panel
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 9, 2016

On September 10, the Bechdel family is flying away from Broadway's Circle in the Square Theater when the the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winner for Best Musical plays its final performance. But before the cast moves out of their Broadway home, BroadwayWorld brought a few of the Bechdel's together for one last interview to reminisce on some memories from their run, the emotional response to the piece, backstage camaraderie, and the political timeliness that has made Fun Home, as Judy Kuhn puts it, 'a show meant for right now.' (more...)

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for September 9: Genuine Debugging
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

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MTC Kicks Off 50th Season with AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Marin Theatre Company opens its 50th Anniversary Season with Tracy Letts' August: Osage County. The play debuted at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, IL, moving directly to Broadway in 2007. Following its TONY® Award-winning NYC run, the production began its US National Tour in 2009. It has since enjoyed successful runs at theatres around the world, however MTC's production will be one of the first professional productions in the Bay Area since the Broadway tour in 2009. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company Celebrates The Music of George Jones
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Penobscot Theatre Company is proud to present The Grand Tour: A Celebration of the Music of George Jones, for two performances only, October 1 at 7:30 pm and October 2 at 3 pm. The show takes audiences on a retrospective journey through the Ol' Possum's career, from the early Hank Williams-influenced Honky Tonk recordings up through Jones's 'countrypolitan' era, including his chart-topping collaborations with fellow country music royalty. Songs include such favorites as 'White Lightning,' 'The Race is On,' 'Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes?' 'Love Bug,' 'She Thinks I Still Care,' and 'He Stopped Loving Her Today.' (more...)

David Hyde Pierce Will Be Honored at Drama League's MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Drama League announced today that Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce will be the honoree of the 33rd Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, to be held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs to Welcome Back SOUTHERN GOTHIC NOVEL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs welcomes back the hilarious Southern comedy SOUTHERN GOTHIC NOVEL, Saturday, September 17 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Spinnaker Support Included in New Gartner Research on Third-Party Support Market
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

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BWW Interview: Leon Lopez On The RSC's THE ROVER and THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN
by Marianka Swain - Sep 7, 2016

Leon Lopez has had an unusual career trajectory, from pop group A:M and TV soaps like Brookside and EastEnders to musical theatre (including Rent and We Will Rock You) and directing independent films. He's currently working with the RSC, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Swan Theatre with productions of plays that were performed there in 1986: The Two Noble Kinsmen, playing now, and The Rover, opening tomorrow. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Expands Tri-State Coverage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com, the #1 theater site on the net, announces its expansion of coverage in the tri-state area. We have you covered from NYC to New Jersey to Philadelphia to Connecticut and beyond, providing you the latest, up-to-date breaking news and information on all the local happenings in the area. New additions to the BroadwayWorld team have added to multimedia (photo + video) production along with expanded news, reviews and feature coverage. Also, we've launched an upgrade to the site's regional show listings making both free and sponsored listings and targeted show advertising even easier to post and enhance.  (more...)

BWW Feature: WORDS MATTER Challenges the Status Quo
by Caroline Sposto - Sep 3, 2016

I live in Memphis by choice. One of the reasons is that the arts community is not only vibrant, but also concerned, aware and purposeful. About 20 percent of our adult population in this area is functionally illiterate. This doesn't just hurt them in the job market. It affects their ability to life up to realize their potential and live full lives. Literacy Mid-South is committed to changing that. (more...)

Camden People's Theatre Plays ALL THE RIGHT NOTES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Camden People'sTheatre 's brand new festival All the Right Notes brings together trailblazing work from the place where theatre and live music meet: it's a festival featuring not only theatre-makers whose work is driven by live music, but music acts whose work is audaciously theatrical, programmed in partnership with DJ and journalist Joe Muggs. They meet in the middle, splicing for your delight the hothouse thrill of live music and the buzz of inventive contemporary theatre. (more...)

Friendable Updates iPhone App and Increases Performance for Apple's iOS 10 Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

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Halloween-Themed 'Haunted Hearts' Features Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 & More Alongside Bone-Chilling Narration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Just in time for Halloween, the Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-17 season dedicated to love continues October 30 with Haunted Hearts, conjuring up bittersweet past loves, nightmarish scenes, and the Bug that got away. C.P.E. Bach's Symphony No. 5, a devilishly difficult showpiece, sets the tone with its careening runs and shocking use of harmony. (more...)

SPEC Updates Virtualization Benchmark
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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Tony Award Winner Reed Birney Will Star in Second Stage Theatre's MAN FROM NEBRASKA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that Tony Award winner Reed Birney (The Humans) will star in the leading role of Ken Carpenter in the upcoming New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Lett's 2003 play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. Mr. Birney has previously appeared in three Second Stage productions - The Family of Mann, Loose Knit, and Winterplay. (more...)

BWW Interview: Dancer Ryan Steele on His Dual Roles in the Tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Bob Rizzo - Sep 20, 2016

You may know him as Broadway's bespectacled 'Newsie' who whipped off multiple ballet turns atop a sheet of newspaper. Maybe you spotted him as a lost boy in NBC's Peter Pan Live!, or caught his sensitive portrayal of Baby John in the revival of West Side Story. But Ryan Steele has graduated from adolescent roles and is ready to take on leading man status this fall in the national tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. (more...)

Dixon Place to Present Two Weekend Run by InTandem Lab
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Dixon Place will present InTandem Lab's Instructions to Decode A(n In)human transformation, a postmodern punk 'roach' Kabaret inspired by Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis. Written in verse by Gisela Cardenas and delivered as spoken poetry by a cast of three, I2Decode explores the intertwining of live music, video mapping and words. Ryan Justesen (Playwrights Horizons/NYU) will direct the inaugural production under the artistic direction of InTandem Lab. (more...)

Kim Gambino and Polly Adams Cast for Reading of LIFE AND OTHER DISASTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Polly Adams (Ensemble Studio Theatre founding member and recently seen as Frau Schmidt in The Radicalization of Rolfe, NY Fringe) has been cast in the role of Martha, and Kim Gambino (Bug by Tracy Letts) has been cast in the role of Brooke, for a reading of a comedy LIFE & OTHER DISASTERS by Julie Richardson on September 19, 7pm, at the Bernie Wohl Center as part of the 29th Street Playwrights Collective NEW WORKS SERIES. (more...)

THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI to Open Season 28 at The BLUEBARN Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The BLUEBARN Theatre is proud to open Season 28 with Bertolt Brecht's compelling and timely drama, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. (more...)

New Discovery Channel Miniseries HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS Delivers 4.4 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Discovery's highly-anticipated miniseries HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS scored big across all three nights averaging 2.00 million P25-54 viewers and 4.4 million P2+ viewers, making it the most watched single-network cable miniseries in 3.5 years (since 'The Bible') on P2+. (more...)

League of Chicago Theatres Announces Theatre Thursdays Series for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The League of Chicago Theatres announces the Theatre Thursdays line-up for the 2016-2017 Chicago theatre season including world premiere productions of Carroll Gardens (16th Street Theater), A Life Extra Ordinary (The Gift Theatre), Cinderella at the Theater of Potatoes (The Hypocrites), The Rip Nelson Holiday Spectacular (Hell in a Handbag Productions), Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth (Lookingglass Theatre Company), The Wolf at the End of the Block (Teatro Vista), The Snare (Jackalope Theatre Company), Linda Vista (Steppenwolf Theatre Company), and Relativity (Northlight Theatre). Additional information for each event is available at http://bit.ly/theatrethursdays. (more...)

Building on International, Viral Momentum for Its Process and Workflow Solution, Pipefy Introduces New Tech Platform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

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Cyber Attacks Inflict Unprecedented Damage; Enterprises Still Lack Intelligence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

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BroadwayWorld Expands Tri-State Coverage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com, the #1 theater site on the net, announces its expansion of coverage in the tri-state area. We have you covered from NYC to New Jersey to Philadelphia to Connecticut and beyond, providing you the latest, up-to-date breaking news and information on all the local happenings in the area. New additions to the BroadwayWorld team have added to multimedia (photo + video) production along with expanded news, reviews and feature coverage. Also, we've launched an upgrade to the site's regional show listings making both free and sponsored listings and targeted show advertising even easier to post and enhance.  (more...)

Gritty Thriller BUG Set for Vancouver's Reality Curve Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

This September local theatre company Reality Curve Theatre is staging six performances of 'Bug' by Pulitzer-prize winning author Tracy Letts (August: Osage County). 'Bug', first produced in London, then off-broadway in 1996, became a 2006 film starring Michael Shannon and Ashley Judd. The play is a prize-winning thriller filled with dark comedy, sex, drugs and paranoia. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at UNFAITHFUL at Found111
by Marianka Swain - Aug 29, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sold out productions of The Dazzle and Bug at Found111, Emily Dobbs Productions is thrilled to present the London premiere of UNFAITHFUL, a blackly comic new play starring Sean Campion (The Borgias, Stones in his Pockets), Niamh Cusack (Heartbeat, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time), Ruta Gedmintas (The Strain, The Tudors) and Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter film series, The Syndicate), and directed by Adam Penford (Watership Down, A Small Family Business). (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, September 14, 2016
by - Aug 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, September 14, 2016! (more...)

BWW Interview: Tiffany Engen Talks Shoes and the Magic of KINKY BOOTS
by Kailey Hansen - Aug 29, 2016

For one week only, the mega-hit musical Kinky Boots returns to its hometown. Known for sweeping the 2013 Tony Awards (where it won Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Choreography), this popular Broadway smash originally took flight in Chicago back in 2012. The pre-Broadway run premiered at the Bank of America Theatre, and four years later the show is returning to the Windy City for a newly-minted national tour. Broadway star and Kinky Boots cast member, Tiffany Engen, gives Broadwayworld.com an inside look at what makes this show so dazzling: (more...)


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Concerts, Classes and More Among Aurora Theatre's September Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Fun fall programming heads to the Aurora Theatre stage this September, with concerts, comedies and classes in store for metro-Atlanta audiences. (more...)

Bootless Stageworks to Present Delaware Professional Theater Premiere of SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

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New Musical 7 WAYS TO SUNDAY to Play The Theater Bug This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

'7 Ways to Sunday' is a new musical written by Eric Fritsch and Cori Anne Laemmel that will run September 15th-18th and 23rd. (more...)

Cast Announced for Detroit Public Theatre's Production of MURDER BALLAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

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Photo Flash: Chimera Ensemble's Chicago Premiere of SISTER CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Artistic Director Rainee Denham and Chimera Ensemble are proud to present the Chicago premiere of Colette Freedman's Sister Cities, directed by Ashley Neal, August 20 - September 18 at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee.  Sister Cities runs Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $22 - 26. Based on availability, industry tickets are $10 with a headshot and resume presented to the box office for all performances.   (more...)

Explore Zoos & Animal Encounters in West Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

As easy as it is to enjoy animals and nature through books and pictures, there's something about seeing them for yourself that is truly incredible. West Michigan is gifted with an array of indigenous wildlife (and we're not talking about Pokemon) as well as zoos who pride themselves on giving their guests a glimpse into a greater world. Explore zoos and animal encounters in West Michigan throughout this summer! (more...)

BWW Review: THE SCOTTISH PLAY (M....TH) Holds Forth at Ohio Shakespeare Festival
by Roy Berko - Aug 22, 2016

Theater people are very superstitious. A light is placed center stage in many theatres, appropriately called the 'ghost light,' to scare off the demons which inhabit many performance places. (more...)

Scoop: BRAINDEAD on CBS - Sunday, September 11, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on BRAINDEAD, airing on CBS on Sunday, September 11, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: BRAINDEAD on CBS - Sunday, September 4, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on BRAINDEAD, airing on CBS on Sunday, September 4, 2016! (more...)

Cast Complete for Adam Bock's A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for A LIFE, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Marjorie Prime, Detroit, Maple and Vine at Playwrights; You Got Older; Belleville; This Wide Night; Smokefall), A LIFE will be the second production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

The Bug Theatre and Paper Cat Films Present: NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD…LIVE! ON STAGE!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The Bug Theatre and Paper Cat Films are back to bring the biggest and best annual Halloween treat to the Bug stage. NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD will beOctober 7 through 29, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance/$14 for students, seniors and military. Tickets at the door will be $18 general admission/$15 for students, seniors, military and anyone dressed like a zombie. Tickets are available online at www.BugTheatre.org There will also be an industry night, Thursday, October 27, and tickets will be $10. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Maria Aberg on DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by Marianka Swain - Aug 19, 2016

Swedish director Maria Aberg came to the UK to study at Mountview aged 20. She's since become a bold force in British theatre, with work ranging from Hotel at the National Theatre and Wildefire at the Hampstead to numerous productions for the RSC. Her most recent, Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, features lead actors Sandy Grierson and Oliver Ryan sharing the roles of Faustus and Mephistopheles, deciding on the night who plays which by striking matches. The production transfers to the Barbican next month as part of the RSC's London Season. (more...)

BWW Interview: PARALLEL LIVES' Jenny Sullivan on Family, Directing & Contributing Happiness
by Gil Kaan - Aug 18, 2016

Director Jenny Sullivan has made her birthright name her own; acting and directing since her early twenties. The daughter of actor Barry Sullivan, Jenny's latest project finds her directing Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy's comic piece PARALLEL LIVES at the Falcon Theater. (more...)

Rising Sun to Present Immersive Event SHHH... IT'S A SPEAKEASY This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Rising Sun Performance Company announced today that they will be presenting a one night immersive theatrical event & experience, 'Shhh...It's a speakeasy' on Saturday September 10th at 7:30 PM (doors at 7). (more...)

Crowdsourced mobile and web application security platform Cobalt raises $1.5 million in seed funding led by eLab ventures
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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Front Porch Theatre to Present ORPHIE AND THE BOOK OF HEROES This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Late summer is often a barren wasteland for children's entertainment, but not this year.  Front Porch Theatre, an itinerant local theatre company, will offer a free family-friendly musical in the backyard of its directors, Joy Donley and Michael Pearce Donley (Triple Espresso).  (more...)

Dog Night, Prom Night and More Round Out 'Summer Madness' at Jet City Improv
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Every Friday and Saturday this summer, Jet City Improv has been putting a twist on its flagship show with drink specials, costumes, prizes, and ticket discounts during its annual Summer Madness event. (more...)

Multi-Instrumentalist Blair Bryant Shines on Debut CD GOLD, Out Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

'Lift Off,' the lead track and latest single to Blair Bryant's first full length album and debut for Innervision Records titled Gold, is a dynamic start to a joyously melodic and grooving journey by an artist whose vibe and multitude of talents as a composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist has earned acclaim and heavy predictions of success by rock, blues, R&B and contemporary jazz greats like Keb' Mo, Jimmy Jam, Nick Colionne and new label mate Blake Aaron. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Matthew Lewis and Ruta Gedmintas in UNFAITHFUL at Found111
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sold out productions of The Dazzle and Bug at Found111, Emily Dobbs Productions is thrilled to pesent the London premiere of Unfaithful, a blackly comic new play starring Sean Campion (The Borgias, Stones in his Pockets), Niamh Cusack (Heartbeat, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time), Ruta Gedmintas (The Strain, The Tudors) and Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter film series, The Syndicate). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Lewis & Gedmintas in rehearsal below! (more...)

International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe Announces Venues for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe has announced the venues for their inaugural Summer Rep Season featuring Ducdame Ensemble. TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL, will take place in Meow Wolf's immersive, permanent art installation, the House of Eternal Return. (more...)

Reed Weimer Presents HISTORY LESSONS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Reed Weimer and his band, The Flat Out Five, will be presenting "History Lessons" on Sunday, August 21 at 7:00 p.m. at The Bug Theatre at 3654 Navajo Street in Denver. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door. (more...)

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