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39th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
119 West 39th St.

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Old City's Franklin Fountain Ice Cream Heads South for Winter at P'unk Burger
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

East Passyunk's organic burger and shake hot spot announces a new partnership with Old City District's most famous ice cream parlour. Starting on Thursday, December 8th, P'unk Burger will carry three new holiday milkshakes made with ice cream sourced from The Franklin Fountain. (more...)

Kate Burton, Cobie Smulders, & Kristine Nielsen Join Kevin Kline In PRESENT LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Producer Jordan Roth announced today that three incredible leading ladies will join Kevin Kline in the Broadway revival of Noel Coward's Present Laughter: Tony and Emmy Award nominee Kate Burton, Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen, and stage and screen star Cobie Smulders, in her Broadway debut. Additional news, including complete cast and creative team, will be announced shortly. Performances begin March 10, 2017 with an Opening night set for Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Tickets for this strictly limited engagement are now on sale at http://www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 877.250.2929. (more...)

Pixel Gear For The Playstation(r)vr Introduces Brand New Multiplayer Game Mode
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Oasis Games Ltd, a leading independent Chinese publisher, today announced an exciting new multiplayer update for its PlayStationVR exclusive 3D pixel arcade shooter, Pixel Gear. The new update includes a unique local multiplayer option in which up to three players can join the action with a DualShock controller, offering 1 vs 1, 1 vs 2 and 1 vs 3 game modes. (more...)

Groundbreaking Lineup Set for FIRST LOOK 2017 at Moving Image
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to announce the lineup for the First Look Festival, its annual showcase for groundbreaking new moving-image art. (more...)

VIDEO: Robert DeNiro Talks A BRONX TALE: 'I Always Thought It Would Be a Wonderful Musical'
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Robert DeNiro talked to Jimmy about receiving a President Medal of Freedom and co-directing the new Broadway musical A BRONX TALE. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards Update - INTO THE WOODS Leading!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

PlayCo to Present English Language Premiere of Guillermo Calderon's VILLA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald, The Play Company (PlayCo) has a unique commitment to premiering work from around the world to advance a dynamic, international experience of contemporary theater in New York. That tradition continues this Spring with the U.S. English language premiere of Guillermo Calderon's Villa (March 1-April 1). (more...)

Ty Waters Wins Best Pop Song of the Year at Hollywood Music in Media Awards for New Single 'Only Human'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Eleven-year-old vocal prodigy Ty Waters was awarded Best Pop Song for his new single 'Only Human' at last month's Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

CATS Meets HAMILTON in Patriotic New Musical 'SGT. STUBBY' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

For those that wish to renew their sense of patriotism and stand united with fellow American's regardless of their political party or ideologies, a new musical about a national hero has opened in Hell's Kitchen and it's melting the hearts of liberals, conservatives, dog lovers and history buff's regardless of their gender, race, religion, orientation or economic status! (more...)

CBS.com Launches 'Artists of Tomorrow' Program in Advance of GRAMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

In advance of THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®, CBS.com celebrates the next generation of musicians with the return of the "Artist of Tomorrow" program. (more...)

One-Woman Extra-Live Show From The Producer Of Backstage In Biscuitland At VAULT Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Jolie Booth (producer of Winner of the 2014 Total Theatre Emerging Artist Award, Touretteshero's hit show Backstage in Biscuitland) takes to the stage in her first one-woman show, HIP, to be performed at VAULT Festival 2017. HIP transports the audience, in this extra-live performance, to a cosy living room with hypnotic OHP, cushions, incense, tequila and nibbles. (more...)

The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 7, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and now the 2016 live television production on NBC. Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Crony Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she luanches a campaign to intergrate the show. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself. (more...)

Photo Flash: CAROUSEL Stars Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe Visit the London Coliseum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe will star for the first time together in the West End as Julie Jordan and Billy Bigelow in Rodgers and Hammerstein's CAROUSEL, the third production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company. Today, Wednesday 7 December 2016, Jenkins and Boe met on stage at the London Coliseum where in April next year they will lead the company in the production. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

John Krasinski to Narrate Disneynature's BORN IN CHINA
by Movies News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

As EW.com exclusively announced this morning (click here) Disneynature welcomes John Krasinski into the family as the narrator of BORN IN CHINA. (more...)

Farewell Angelina to Sing National Anthem at Chiefs/Raiders Game
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Dreamlined Entertainment's Farewell Angelina return to the city where they made their National Anthem debut, when they sing the hallowed song prior to the high profile NFL game (more...)

VIDEO: CBS Shares First Look at New Competition Series HUNTED
by - Dec 7, 2016

CBS has unveiled a first look at the new competition series HUNTED, premiering immediately following the AFC Championship Game, on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, 10pm ET / 7pm PT. (more...)

Winter and Spring Events at Berkshire Theatre Group Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce an exciting variety of musical acts set to perform at The Colonial Theatre this winter and spring. (more...)

Dick Parsons Releases A FISHER OF SLAVES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Dick Parsons has recently released a historical novel that depicts the struggles of people Caught in the turmoil of the transatlantic slave trade. 'A Fisher of Slaves' (published by AuthorHouse UK) tells a story of hope, family and love set in a bleak period in African history. (more...)

Bromium's Growth Triggers Launch of New Premium Support Services
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

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BWW Review: JEST END, Waterloo East Theatre, 3 December 2016
by Andrew Tomlins - Dec 6, 2016

Jest End has returned to London's Waterloo East Theatre one year on from its most recent run at the venue. Lovingly pointing the finger at the West End's latest shows, best-loved stars and recent hot topics, Jest End is London's answer to off-Broadway sensation Forbidden Broadway. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Bravo to Premiere New Reality Series SUMMER HOUSE, 1/16
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Bravo Media is setting the stage for hot winter nights with new series SUMMER HOUSE, premiering Monday, January 16 at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Review: Bravura LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES at Center Stage: A Welcome Antidote to Seasonal Good Cheer
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Dec 6, 2016

With Les Liaisons Dangereuses, we have byzantine complexity and unreal psychology. Doesn't sound like the sort of thing that would keep readers and theatergoers keep coming back. Yet somehow, almost inexplicably, this slightly pornographic extravaganza of obscurity and nastiness continues to claim our attention. Never mind why; some things just are that way. (more...)

BWW Review: MOBY DICK at Arena Stage - Take a Dip Into the Ocean for An Adventure to Remember
by Charles Shubow - Dec 6, 2016

Herman Melville's classic noved written in 1851 is transformed into an astonishing production. (more...)

Crew of Crowley-Managed Ocean Glory Awarded for Heroism at Sea with...
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

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Valley Youth Theatre Announces 2017 Spring/Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Valley Youth Theatre has announced its lineup for Spring/Summer 2017. See the full schedule below: (more...)

Arthur Bostrom Joins OUT OF ORDER UK Tour in Glasgow Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Full casting has been announced for Out of Order, the Olivier Award-winning comedy returning to the stage in 2017 a gleeful new production directed by playwright Ray Cooney, ('THE MASTER OF FARCE' - The Telegraph), who is celebrating seventy years in the industry. The production will arrive at Theatre Royal in Glasgow on Monday 17 April until Saturday 22 April 2017. (more...)

Ambulance Companies Under Fire for Bullet-Proof Documentation
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

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New 30 for 30 Short 'The Throwback' Launches Today As Part of ESPN's Heisman Week Programming
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The latest in ESPN's 30 for 30 Shorts series launches today with “The Throwback,” which tells the story of Gordie Lockbaum – who played both offense and defense for The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. (more...)

38 SPECIAL to Perform at Four Winds New Buffalo This March
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians' Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce 38 SPECIAL will perform at Four Winds New Buffalo's Silver Creek Event Center on Friday, March 10 at 9 p.m. (more...)

NBC Universo to Premiere SHADES OF BLUE En Espanol Beginning Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern entertainment and sports cable channel for Latinos will premiere SHADES OF BLUE en Español. (more...)

Mikron Theatre to Premiere Maeve Larkin's New Play BEST FOOT FORWARD- A Hike Through the History of Hostelling
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Following their hugely successful touring productions of Pure and Canary Girls, the award winning Mikron Theatre are set to premiere Maeve Larkin's new play about the history of Youth Hostelling - Best Foot Forward. (more...)

Freeform to Present 'Moments to Celebrate' Programming Event, Beginning 12/26
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Just because the stockings are empty and the presents are all unwrapped doesn't mean the celebrating is over before the New Year begins. (more...)

FALLING DOWN THE STAIRS Will Be 360repco's Final Reading of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

360repco's last 360lab Reading of the year will be Falling Down the Stairs, written by Tala Manassah and Mona Mansour, on Monday, December 12, at Judson Memorial Church Assembly Hall, 239 Thompson Street, NYC. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Colorful and Resplendent NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 5, 2016

Since its debut in 2008, Nashville's Nutcracker – choreographer Paul Vasterling's holiday-scented love letter to his adopted hometown – has delighted thousands of audience members eager to experience this particularly rapturous paean to this most wonderful time of the year. Eager to set off on a journey of wonder and delight, to be swept away to a fanciful world of dashing princes and beautiful fairy princesses brought to life vivdly by the accomplished dancers of Nashville Ballet's various companies, audiences for nine successive years now have allowed themselves to be Caught up in the spectacle of the production which never fails to enthrall and to entertain. (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith's NOTES FROM THE FIELD Adds Another Show at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Due to extremely high ticket demand, Anna Deavere Smith's critically acclaimed new work, NOTES FROM THE FIELD, has added a performance at 1pm on Wednesday, December 14. The production plays through Sunday, December 18th at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look New TBS Animated Comedy FINAL SPACE
by - Dec 5, 2016

Turner's TBS has greenlit the new animated series FINAL SPACE, an interstellar comedy created by independent filmmaker, actor, comedian and entrepreneur Olan Rogers. (more...)

NBC Ratings: DATELINE Delivers New Season Highs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

Friday Primetime Ratings: “Dateline NBC” (1.2/4 in 18-49, 1.7 in adults 25-54, 6.1 million viewers overall from 9-11 p.m. ET): (more...)

Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE Takes Opening Night Bows on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Dec 2, 2016

Just last night, A Bronx Tale opened at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48thStreet). 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, began performances on Thursday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

13 Year Old Country Prodigy Tegan Marie Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'Just Another Night'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

13 year old country prodigy Tegan Marie has been everywhere lately and is spreading holiday cheer with her latest for video for 'Just Another Night' which premiered on People. This country cutie is taking off in a very big way and we are LOVING watch her take the industry by storm. (more...)

'ALLO 'ALLO Star Arthur Bostrom to Join Cast of OUT OF ORDER UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Full casting has been announced for Out of Order, the Olivier Award-winning comedy returning to the stage in 2017 a gleeful new production directed by playwright Ray Cooney, ('THE MASTER OF FARCE' - The Telegraph), who is celebrating seventy years in the industry. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE Arrives on Broadway... and They Like It!
by Walter McBride - Dec 2, 2016

Just last night, A Bronx Tale opened at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48thStreet). 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, began performances on Thursday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Richard Ridge Chats with Heidi Blickenstaff, Terrence Mann, and More on the Red Carpet of A BRONX TALE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was live on the red carpet at the opening night of A BRONX TALE. See who he got to chat with below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Ramin Karimloo and Kerry Ellis Duet on 'Mouth Tattoo' in UK's MURDER BALLAD
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

The all-star cast of Kerry Ellis, Ramin Karimloo, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt and Norman Bowman, directed by Sam Yates, have brought hit American musical MURDER BALLAD to the Arts Theatre. Watch Ellis and Karimloo perform 'Mouth Tattoo' onstage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for A BRONX TALE
by Walter McBride - Dec 2, 2016

Just last night, A Bronx Tale opened at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48thStreet). 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, began performances on Thursday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Covata Issues Annual Letter to Shareholders
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

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Scoop: LIFE IN PIECES on CBS - Thursday, December 22, 2016
by - Dec 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on LIFE IN PIECES, airing on CBS on Thursday, December 22, 2016! (more...)

Red Lobster Celebrates the Holidays with Limited-Time, Seasonal Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Guests looking for the perfect gift this holiday season can give the gift that seafood lovers crave a gift card from Red Lobster! And, now through December 31, gift card buyers will receive a gift of their own with Red Lobster's GIVE A GIFT, GET A GIFT offer. For every $50 guests spend on gift cards, they will receive a bonus card good for their choice of $10 off or a free appetizer coupon valid on a future visit January 2, 2017 through February 5, 2017. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

This December, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Review Roundup: A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL Opens on Broadway!
by Review Roundups - Dec 1, 2016

A BRONX TALE opens on Broadway tonight, December 1, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). 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, began performances on Thursday, November 3 and features a cast of 30 including Tony-nominee, Nick Cordero and 'Hamilton' alumn, Ariana DeBose. (more...)

Reelz to Air Documentary Special OVERKILL: THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF JONBENET, 12/17
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

REELZ today announced the original documentary special OVERKILL: THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF JONBENET from award-winning author and director, Lawrence Schiller. (more...)

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