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San Francisco Opera Presents VEC MAKROPULOS, Quest For Eternal Life
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents Leoš Jana?ek's V?c Makropulos (The Makropulos Case), a suspenseful lyric drama about the quest for eternal youth, in five performances at the War Memorial Opera House from October 14-29. Director Olivier Tambosi returns to oversee his imaginative staging, a co-production with Finnish National Opera, which premiered at San Francisco Opera in 2010 to considerable praise. (more...)

Scoop: ELEMENTARY on CBS - Sunday, October 16, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Sunday, October 16, 2016! (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2016-17 Family Festivities Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2016-17 Family Festivities Series on selected Sundays from November through April, featuring musical productions based on classic and new children's stories.  The six-show series includes the favorite tale, "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat," and a new show, "Twinkle Tames a Dragon, The Musical," by Katharine Holabird, the author of the popular book series, "Angelina Ballerina." Performances are at 1 and 4 p.m. Tickets, at $20 each, are now on sale.  (more...)

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Proudly Presents BOOK OF DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly kicks off its 2016-17 season with Pultizer Prize-winner Lanford Wilson's gripping drama BOOK OF DAYS. The American Theatre Critics Association Best Play winner will be directed by FSU/Asolo Conservatory Director Greg Leaming. Featuring the entire second-year Conservatory class, the production previews on Tuesday, November 1, with a special 'Pay What You Can Performance', officially opens Wednesday, November 2, and runs throughSunday, November 20 in the Cook Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Introducing Truly Spiked & Sparkling's New Style: Sicilian Blood Orange
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Truly Spiked & Sparkling has Caught fire amongst drinkers since its launch earlier this year, quickly becoming the number one selling spiked sparkling water on the market 1. The latest innovation from Truly Spiked & Sparkling is Sicilian Blood Orange, a new style now available nationwide. (more...)

TODDZERO Gets Brutally Honest With New Album 'My Precious Limp'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Los Angeles-based Indie Rock artist TODDZERO has performed on some of music's biggest stages, including SXSW and the MTV Movie Awards Pre-Show, and his critically acclaimed songs have been heard on hit TV shows like the Freeform/ABC Family series The Fosters. (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza & Friends Kiss Things and Let Them Go on YOUNGER's Season Premiere
by Matt Smith - Sep 28, 2016

The wait is over, YOUNGER fans… and yes, it's a bit shorter than usual! That's right, the TV Land gods have rewarded us with a slightly less lengthy wait between seasons … launching four months ahead of schedule (or at least from when they did last year; either way —> Yay!)  (more...)

BWW Interview with Festival Award-Winning 'All in Time' Co-Director Chris Fetchko
by Movies News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

'You need to have a good story, otherwise it doesn't matter what you shoot. You have to have a story that people respond to.” -- Chris Fetchko, Director, All in Time (more...)

BWW Review: ASSASSINS Musically Explores the Minds of Those Who Attempted to Assassinate the President of the United States
by Shari Barrett - Sep 28, 2016

The great genius of contemporary musical theater, creator of Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods and Company, Stephen Sondheim leads audiences on a tuneful revue of presidential assassins and would-be killers from John Wilkes Booth to John Hinckley. The performance is guided by the Proprietor (brilliantly portrayed by Will Shure) who takes you through a most unusual musical history lesson in the form of a carnival game called "Shoot the Prez - Win a Prize" during which the sounds of each era accompany riveting portrayals of history's most impassioned and deranged. Thought-provoking and darkly delightful, ASSASSINS won five Tony Awards in its first revival on Broadway and remains one of the most controversial Broadway musicals ever written. (more...)

Scoop: Disney XD October 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Sep 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on Disney XD October 2016 Programming Highlights (more...)

TeenTix Announces Nominees of 2016 Teeny Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

For the eighth year, Seattle's TeenTix, an arts access and engagement program for teenagers, has announced the nominees for its annual Teeny Awards. Like a Teen Choice Awards for local arts events and organizations, the Teeny Awards aim to empower teen arts audiences and to recognize those organizations that have done an especially good job of welcoming young people over the past year. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation Announces the 11th Annual Rough Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Playwrights Foundation (PF) is pleased to announce the line-up of playwrights for the 2016-2017 Rough Readings Series in partnership with the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University, now in its 11th year. Beginning October 24th and 25th with workshop early draft  readings of ALL FALL DOWN by Lisa Ramirez (PF Resident Playwright), the series continues monthly December 2016 through May 2017 with seven exceptional new works that are pushing into new theatrical territory, challenging assumptions, and presenting deeply felt dilemmas within our culture and world society. (more...)

Seattle Shakespeare Co. Presents A Searing Tragedy of Love - MEDEA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

When your love story is built on danger, it can only end badly. Seattle Shakespeare Company will present Medea by Euripides at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center. Kelly Kitchens directs this searing Greek tragedy featuring choreography by Donald Byrd October 18-November 13, 2016. (more...)

The Lyric Hammersmith's ALADDIN Announces Its Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for its Christmas show, Aladdin. The Lyric's annual panto returns when Aladdin flies into Hammersmith on his magic carpet for some festive fun in true Lyric style. Fresh for 2016, the show will be full of colourful characters, live music, lots of laughs and of course the magical Genie. (more...)

BWW Feature: Jeremy Seghers Brings to Life a DRACULA You've Never Seen
by Kimberly Moy - Sep 28, 2016

What does an antique store and vampires have in common? Both will give you the creeps. Walking into Carmine Boutique you would probably look over your shoulder several times as you peruse the shop's collection of skulls and taxidermied items. Carmine Boutique is described as an 'antique, oddities, taxidermy shop with an Edwardian fetish club.' That strange feeling is exactly what Jeremy Seghers felt and immediately sparked the inspiration for producing his immersive staging of DRACULA. (more...)

Suzi Quatro Leather Forever Encore Tour to Launch February 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

With a career now spanning over 50 years of performing, it's "one more time for Suzi" as she returns in February 2017 for a national tour starting on the Gold Coast on February 3 and finishing in Darwin on March 4. Tickets go on sale early October. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/20/2016 - 9/27/2016
by - Sep 27, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/20/2016 - 9/27/2016. (more...)

Kurt Baker Combo to Release 'In Orbit', 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

A master of hooks and melody, Kurt Baker's music embodies a feel-good spirit wrapped in a punk rock sheen inspired by music of decades past. The Kurt Baker Combo will release In Orbit on October 28 via Wicked Cool Records. (more...)

Jennifer Lim to Star in DON'T YOU F**KING SAY A WORD Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Andy Bragen Theatre Projects and Rachel Sussman will present the World Premiere of Andy Bragen's DON'T YOU F**KING SAY A WORD, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (2015 Obie Award-winner for A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes; Christopher Chen's Caught with PlayCo) at 59E59 Theaters, November 4-December 4. (more...)

Tanzanian Group Jagwa Music Set for U.S. Tour This Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

With the force of their fighter-jet namesake, the Tanzanian seven-piece Jagwa Music tears the roof off a genre championed in Dar es Salaam's rougher, poorer neighborhoods. It's bringing them to the U.S. for the first time this autumn for a tour as part of Center Stage (www.CenterStageUS.org), the ambitious cultural exchange program initiated by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and produced by the New England Foundation for the Arts. Center Stage will bring five contemporary music and theater ensembles from Algeria and Tanzania to tour in the U.S. between July and November 2016. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Joins Theaters Across the Country to Read Berkeley Rep's New Adaptation of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

On Monday, October 24 Metropolitan Playhouse will hold a free public reading of the new stage adaptation of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE, based on the 1935 novel written by Sinclair Lewis. In 1936, the novel was adapted into a play and theaters across the country opened productions on the same night. To commemorate the 80th anniversary of those productions, regional theaters, universities, and communities across the country will read the new adaptation by Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Artistic Director Tony Taccone and screenwriter Bennett S. Cohen. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ramin Karimloo and Kerry Ellis Prep for MURDER BALLAD's UK Premiere!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Ramin Karimloo and Kerry Ellis are getting ready to star in the London premiere of MURDER BALLAD, which will run 29th September - 29th October 2016 at the Arts Theatre. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation Announces the 11th Annual Rough Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Playwrights Foundation (PF) is pleased to announce the line-up of playwrights for the 2016-2017 Rough Readings Series in partnership with the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University, now in its 11th year. Beginning October 24th and 25th with workshop early draft  readings of ALL FALL DOWN by Lisa Ramirez (PF Resident Playwright), the series continues monthly December 2016 through May 2017 with seven exceptional new works that are pushing into new theatrical territory, challenging assumptions, and presenting deeply felt dilemmas within our culture and world society. (more...)

DISGRACED to Spark Debate at McCarter This October; Ayad Akhtar Set for Dialogue During Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize winning Disgraced has become a flashpoint of conversation. Critically-acclaimed and Tony-nominated on Broadway, produced around the world, Disgraced is about to spark debate on McCarter's Matthews Stage this October. (more...)

Sneak Peek - All-New Season of Bravo's VANDERPUMP RULES, Premiering 11/7
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Bravo Media serves up the fifth season of fan-favorite VANDERPUMP RULES, premiering Monday, November 7 at 9pm ET/PT, with Lisa Vanderpump and her crew of current and former SURvers back for another round of wild, sexy, and utterly unpredictable chaos. (more...)

BWW Review: IMOGEN, Shakespeare's Globe, 23 September 2016
by Marianka Swain - Sep 26, 2016

The Globe is breaking bad. Cymbeline comes to us as Imogen - subtitled Renamed and Reclaimed, properly recognising that Imogen has far more to say than her royal father - but that's just the start of Matthew Dunster's bold, urban revamp. The king runs a coke empire. The exiles have a weed greenhouse. The court dresses in Adidas tracksuits, Cloten is a football hooligan, while Skepta and Sicario soundtrack each strip lighting-illuminated tableau, revealed by the parting of slaughterhouse plastic curtains. (more...)

New Action Musical Mockumentary Series THE HUNTED: ENCORE Features Stars of FUN HOME, GREAT COMET, ONCE and More
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

From Charging Moose Media, the production team that brought you the album Give My Regards to Broadway: Classic Showtunes Reimagined (ft. stars of Hamilton, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Once, Disaster, and more) comes a new web series unlike any other. The Hunted: Encore is an Action Comedy, Vampire Slayer Mockumentary, Musical Web Series based in New York City. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Stage Nationwide Reading of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

???????Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today A Nationwide Reading, a national series of free public readings of the new stage adaptation of It Can't Happen Here, based on the 1935 novel written by Sinclair Lewis. (more...)

2016 HOT DOCS PODCAST FESTIVAL Announces Full Programming for November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Hot Docs has announced full programming schedule for the HOT DOCS PODCAST FESTIVAL, November 18-20, 2016 at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. (more...)

Starry NIGHT MUST FALL to Visit Exeter Northcott Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

An all-star cast will visit Exeter Northcott Theatre in October in the psychological thriller, Night Must Must Fall. (more...)

Broadway's A BRONX TALE Finds Full Company, Kicks Off Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Rehearsals began today for the Broadway premiere of A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo. The show is produced by Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, and Tribeca Productions. (more...)

BWW Review: 4 MINUTES 12 SECONDS Is Must-See Contemporary Commentary at Old Fitz Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Sep 26, 2016

4 Minutes 12 Seconds is THE show you need to see, and one of the best pieces of theatre we've reviewed this year. Take your kids, your partner, your friends, your siblings. Theatre as an art form is known for entertainment, but the best theatre is made to challenge, to comment and to contribute to transitions of culture. This production by Outhouse Theatre Co at Old Fitz, is precisely that: gripping, contemporary and powerful. Zooming on the parents of a promising young man Caught in the centre of a online video scandal, audiences face questions about parenthood, pornography, consent, domestic discord, and the obsession of the modern generation to share. A five-star, fierce piece of theatre. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE - Series Premiere on ABC - Tuesday, October 11, 2016
by - Sep 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE - Series Premiere, airing on ABC on Tuesday, October 11, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, September 27, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX on today, September 27, 2016! (more...)

Future of PHANTOM's 30th Anniversary Production Uncertain Following Theater Fire
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

Tragedy struck the Mogador Theater in Paris when the building Caught fire last night, resulting in the injury of a fireman battling the blaze. The theater is currently home to the upcoming 30th Anniversary Production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's international juggernaut, Phantom of the Opera. Although the fire has since been controlled, a spokesperson for the theater said that it was impossible to estimate how long repairs would take. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/24-9/25/2016
by - Sep 25, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 25, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: WOZA SARAFINA! at Cape Town Fringe a Disruption that Needs to Erupt
by David Fick - Sep 25, 2016

Writer-director Koleka Putuma's assemblage of ideas and motifs in WOZA SARAFINA! is constructed within the context of the #RhodesMustFall movement and is informed by the ideologies that underpin that movement. While it speaks many truths, the play never finds a way to deliver more than just "the feels". (more...)

BWW Recap: GREY'S ANATOMY Attempts to 'Undo' the Drama in Season Premiere
by Lauren Gienow - Sep 24, 2016

GREY'S ANATOMY's 13th Season premiered Thursday night and it picked up right where it left off in the May finale. The episode is titled 'Undo' and is Directed by Debbie Allen (a Broadway alum and BWW fav!) and written by William Harper. Is Deluca alright? Did Alex face the consequences of his actions? Read to find out! (more...)

Hale Center Theater Orem to Produce CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Based on the hit film and the incredible true story, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is the high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting Caught. Nominated for four Tony awards, including Best Musical, this delightfully entertaining show was created by a Tony Award-winning 'dream team,' with a book by Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime) and a swinging score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray). (more...)

BWW Interview: Billboard Chart-Topping Artist Kristine W Headlines Halloween Palm Springs 2016
by David Green - Sep 23, 2016

The incomparable Kristine W will headline Halloween Palm Springs, Saturday, October 29 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. Kristine W has scored 16 potent #1 dance hits and a record-setting string of nine consecutive #1s on the Hot Dance Club Songs chart over the past 16 years, earning Kristine third place on Billboard's Best of 2000s Dance Club Play Artists rankings and landing this highly-musical and multitalented independent entertainer squarely within a pantheon of legends and major stars. I had a chance to catch up with Kristine W as she was beginning to prepare for her upcoming Palm Springs appearance, to talk about both the Halloween Concert and all things Kristine W. (more...)

The Pennsylvania Blues Festival Marks its 25th Anniversary in Style!
by Tory Gates - Sep 23, 2016

“The blues will always be alive, the blues doesn't need our help.' -- Bill Wax, host of 'Roots and Fruits,' WPFW Radio, Washington, DC (more...)

GSN to Present FRIDAY NIGHT FRIGHTS Horror-Themed Programming Block This October
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

GSN, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, announced today it has obtained telecast rights to 13 episodes of the hidden camera/comedy horror TV show SCARE TACTICS, hosted by actor/comedian Tracy Morgan. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Andy Moss Talks GHOST THE MUSICAL
by Marianka Swain - Sep 23, 2016

Actor Andy Moss is best known for his roles on TV dramas like Hollyoaks, Doctors and Cutting It, but he's currently taking on a very different challenge: the UK tour of Ghost the Musical, performing alongside Sarah Harding. (more...)

BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Platte Valley Players
by Chris Arneson - Sep 23, 2016

Down on Skid Row, there's a flower shop that eats people. Currently, that little shop has rooted itself just outside of Denver. (more...)

Laura Benanti Talks 'Vanilla Ice Cream', Cafe Carlyle Debut and More
by Steve Schonberg - Sep 23, 2016

On Tuesday, September 27, Tony winner Laura Benanti (She Loves Me, Gypsy, 'Supergirl') will make her Cafe Carlyle debut serving up 'Vanilla Ice Cream' and others musical treats in a new cabaret show, Tales from Soprano Isle. Todd Almond will serve as Benanti's music director. (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...)

BWW Review: GOOD CANARY, Rose Theatre Kingston, 21 September 2016
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Sep 22, 2016

The first thing to say about Good Canary is it is not always an easy play to watch. Zach Helm's expletive-ridden play is a darkly comic portrayal of mental disintegration, drug addiction and literary brilliance that is mesmerising and ultimately exhausting to sit through (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, October 8, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, October 8, 2016! (more...)

Clinton Brandhagen and Heather Bagnall to Lead LOVE, SEX, ANARCHY Reading at Guild Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Clinton Brandhagen (MASTERCLASS/Broadway) has been cast as Fedya, one of several lovers of Emma Goldman, the anarchist and subject of a new play LOVE, SEX, ANARCHY, which will be given a staged reading at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY, on Tuesday Oct 4, 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sierra Stages Presents DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Sarah Ruhl's wildly imaginative and off-center romantic comedy "Dead Man's Cell Phone" opens next week at the intimate Off Center Stage in Grass Valley. The final production of Sierra Stages' 2016 season, "Dead Man's Cell Phone" is directed by Sharon Winegar and plays for three weekends only through October 16. The cast includesNevada County actors Chase Coney, Lyra Dominguez, Paulette Gilbert, Jonathan Hansard, Wendy Willoughby, and Sharon Winegar. Scenic & lighting design is by Tim Dugan and costume design is by Paulette Gilbert. (more...)

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