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Palm Beach Poetry Festival Announces Winners of FISH TALES POETRY CONTEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, today announced the winners of the Fish Tales Poetry Contest. To enter, writers were encouraged to submit up to 30 lines of original poetry inspired by one of 10 designated photographs that were part of the Fish Tales exhibit at the Delray Beach Historical Society. (more...)

Rising Australian Band Tora Premieres 'Another Case' on Pigeons & Planes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Tora will release their debut album Take A Rest on June 9. Their latest single, “Another Case” premieres today on Pigeons & Planes (more...)

PACIFIC OVERTURES, Featuring George Takei, Extends at Classic Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Classic Stage Company has announced that its new production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Pacific Overtures, directed and designed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, which opens Thursday, May 4 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) will extend its limited engagement through Sunday, June 18 due to popular demand. (more...)

THE REVOLUTION Featured on NPR's All Things Considered 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

This Sunday April 30th,  NPR's “All Things Considered”  will share an intimate conversation with THE REVOLUTION and legendary host  Michel Martin.  The band will  explore insights and memories in tribute of their friend and band leader, PRINCE.  Then on Monday, May 1st, the band will be featured  LIVE on SiriusXM's VOLUME channel (106) for an hour-long Town Hall Q & A with esteemed journalist, Alan Light and former MTV VJ, Mark Goodman. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Thursday, May 18, 2017
by - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW on Thursday, May 18, 2017! (more...)

DJ Licious Reveals Video for Summer Anthem 'I Hear You Calling'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Belgian producer & SHOMI label boss DJ Licious has unveiled the music video for his latest single, 'I Hear You Calling'. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration of McCoy-Rigby's WEST SIDE STORY At La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - Apr 27, 2017

Powerful, poignant and timely as ever, LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT presented the fourth show of its 2016-2017 season, the most acclaimed musical of all time, WEST SIDE STORY, book by Arthur Laurents, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Leonard Bernstein with musical direction by Brent Crayon, choreography by John Todd and directed by Ovation award-winner Richard Israel. (more...)

A NIGHT AT THE COPA, Starring HAPPY DAYS' Donny Most, Coming to Patchogue
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

A NIGHT AT THE COPA starring 'Happy Days' star & singer Donny Most is coming to Patchogue Theatre on Sunday, May 7, at 7 p.m. (more...)

Flash Sale: Save Up To 47% On Tickets For THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Now in its 28th year in the West End, Stephen Mallatratt's adaptation of Susan Hill's bestselling novel has terrified over 7 million theatregoers since it first opened. Robin Herford's gripping production of THE WOMAN IN BLACK is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror. Book tickets here from £14.50 (more...)

Photo Flash: Ray Cooney Farce OUT OF ORDER Comes To Opera House, Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Ray Cooney celebrates his 85th birthday and 70 years in showbiz in 2017, and to mark these momentous milestones he is working with producer Tom O'Connell on a brand new season of his classic comedies - including an updated production of his Olivier award-winning Westminster comedy Out of Order. (more...)

New Australian Shows for Chris Rock Just Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

TEG DAINTY announced today that due to demand Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, has scheduled extra shows to his Australian tour this June. (more...)

Multimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its upcoming 2017-2018 season. Marking the first full season with Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes at the helm of the legendary theater's artistic and community programs, it will encompass commissions, premieres, and collaborations with local, national, and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres-from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera. (more...)

BWW Review: CURIOUS INCIDENT... at TPAC Could Change Your Life
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 26, 2017

The power of theater to transport and to transform is felt most acutely - experienced most vividly - in Simon Stephens' play Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based upon the novel of the same name by Mark Haddon, now onstage at Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall through Sunday. The winner of multiple Tony Awards from its Broadway run and numerous Olivier Awards for its London production, it is one of the most involving, most intricately crafted and thoroughly immersive theater experiences one could hope to have - and it is quite unlike anything you've ever seen before. (more...)

Frank D'Angelo's RED MAPLE LEAF Wins Another Best Picture Award
by Movies News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

THE RED MAPLE LEAFthe star-studded feature film by Frank D'Angelo available worldwide on video-on-demand starting May 1 st, 2017 has just won another Best Picture award, this time at the 2017 Boston International Film Festival. (more...)

Parsons Dance Kicks Of 2017 Season At The Joyce Theatre With Three World Premieres, 5/16-5/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Parsons Dance – under the Artistic Direction of David Parsons – will kick off its 2017 season, dedicated to the life and legacy of the company's great friend and dance advocate Alexander J. Dubé,at New York City's historic Joyce Theater from May 16 – May 28.  (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Wonderfully Whimsical And Entirely Engaging BIG FISH Is Captivating Hearts At Hayes Theatre ***UPDATED - Phillip Lowe Returns To Full Voice***
by Jade Kops - Apr 26, 2017

The heart wrenchingly beautiful story of a father trying to connect to his son through stories comes to life with simplicity and sensitivity in a sublime production of BIG FISH. (more...)

BWW Review: OBSESSION, Barbican
by Marianka Swain - Apr 26, 2017

'Everybody wants passion,' says Ivo van Hove in the programme interview for his latest show, but in both tone and aesthetic, his take on this doomed romance is less red-hot fire of ardour, more the cold, grey ash left in the wake of a consuming flame. It's intermittently beautiful and thoughtful, but lacks the necessary fervour that binds lover to lover, and audience to material. (more...)

Virtuoso Guitarist and Composer Gil Gutierrez Makes Jazz Standard Debut
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Gil Gutierrez renowned virtuoso guitarist and composer who's performed at prestigious music halls notably the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall and the Mexican Cultural Institute of the Mexican Embassy in Washington D.C will make his debut appearance at the legendary Jazz Standard in New York City on Wednesday, May 24th. (more...)

BWW Blog: Emma Suttell - Seuss' Stories Onstage!
by Guest Blogger: Emma Suttell - Apr 26, 2017

As I am typing, engulfed in a cloud of hairspray accompanied by several shades of unusual eyeshadow colors. To close out the 2016-17 theatre season, I am part of the cast of Seussical at a small, local theatre in Phoenix, Arizona. In this whirlwind of a show, which intertwines several of Dr. Seuss' beloved stories, I play the role of Mrs. Mayor, the mother of Jojo, a boy who loves to think. The Whos are an extravagant group of people with unusual hairstyles (hence the presence of hairspray sticking to my floor) and an obsession with the colors yellow and turquoise.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Playhouse South
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Playhouse South presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, featuring book by Terrence McNally and music & lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Family-Friendly Summer Shows and Camp Options Announced at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Springtime is here, and it's time for family programming at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre! (more...)

BWW Review: Superb HAND TO GOD Demands Attention with Laughter and Angst at Dobama
by Roy Berko - Apr 25, 2017

"Hand to God" is a brilliant production, and places a spotlight on lost people Caught up in their inabilities to cope with grief and abandonment. In fascination, we watch as these people lose healthy reality, replace it with abject pain, interspersing horror with laughter. This must-see staging, has to be one of the highlights of this theater season! (more...)

BWW Interview: Migguel Anggelo Talks SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE
by David Clarke - Apr 25, 2017

Migguel Anggelo, the Brooklyn based, Venezuelan born singer-songwriter and all around artist, is coming back to Joe's Pub with SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE. It's been a while since we've seen him on stage, so we Caught up with the gifted and energetic performer to get the inside scoop on the brand new show. (more...)

BWW Review: Desert Theatreworks Presents a Fabulous Production of NEXT TO NORMAL in its New Venue
by Audrey Liebross - Apr 25, 2017

Desert Theatreworks' (now resident in the Indio Performing Arts Center) production of the musical tearjerker NEXT TO NORMAL is a must-see. The uniformly superb cast performs their roles with spirit and empathy, and they all display lovely singing voices. (more...)

Warner Bros. & DC Entertainment Announce All-New Action Series TITANS
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment today announced that executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter are teaming up for the all-new live-action drama series TITANS which will debut in 2018. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Lesli Margherita Gets Another Chance at Mrs. Wormwood on TURNING THE TABLES!
by Turning the Tables - Apr 25, 2017

In this episode, watch as Lesli Margherita gets another go at a role that she she originated! (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...)

Synchronicity Theatre to Stage Regional Debut of Danai Gurira's ECLIPSED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Synchronicity Theatre will present the regional premiere of Danai Gurira's historic Eclipsed, which tracks the lives of five Liberian women and their tales of survival near the end of the Second Liberian Civil War. (more...)

Celebrities to Go Undercover on Two Special Editions of UNDERCOVER BOSS on CBS
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

or the first time, two celebrities will embark on undercover journeys as they search for undiscovered talent in their own fields, on two special episodes of UNDERCOVER BOSS. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Legendary comedian Harpo Marx and motion picture star Van Johnson are the guests on THE NEW I LOVE LUCY SUPERSTAR SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two colorized back-to-back episodes of the 1950s series, to be broadcast Friday, May 19 (9:00-10:00PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

BWW Review: DEARLY DEPARTED at Westcoast Black Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Apr 25, 2017

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Stages Another Hit With Dearly Departed (more...)

VIDEO: Cobie Smulders Talks 'High Brow' British Accent in Broadway's PRESENT LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Cobie Smulders stopped by this morning's LIVE WITH KELLY to talk about making her Broadway debut and speaking a fake British accent in Noel Coward's PRESENT LAUGHTER. (more...)

Scoop: SURVIVOR on CBS - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on SURVIVOR, airing on CBS on Wednesday, April 26, 2017! (more...)

AuthorDennis Vincent Releases GOD IS REAL IN MY LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

As a young man, Dennis Michael Vincent never gave much thought to his connection with God. Determined to run away from both the church and religion, Vincent chose a path that kept him out of reach of love and redemption, until God finally Caught up to him. Vincent chronicles his deeply personal and unpredictable relationship with grace and faith in 'God is Real in My Life.' (more...)

Hong Kong Dance Company 2017-18 Season Opens
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

This year, Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) opens a new chapter filled with cutting-edge performances and well-loved classics including romantic dance dramas, mindful theatre, family dance drama and a groundbreaking cross-cultural collaboration. (more...)

Lucius' Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig to Sit In With LATE NIGHT's 8G Band This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Lucius' co-founders and vocalists Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig will sit in with The 8G Band on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS this week (Monday - Thursday). The 8G Band is led by bandleader Fred Armisen (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, April 24, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, April 24, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: La Mirada Stages Timeless Classic WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Powerful, poignant and timely as ever, LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the fourth show of its 2016-2017 season, the most acclaimed musical of all time, WEST SIDE STORY, book by Arthur Laurents, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Leonard Bernstein with musical direction by Brent Crayon, choreography by John Todd and directed by Ovation award-winner Richard Israel. (more...)

by Barry Lenny - Apr 21, 2017

These magnificent operas have a shorter than usual run, so hurry to buy your tickets. (more...)

Kory Caudill Featured on KENTUCKY LIFE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Naxos USA's Suite 28 Records flagship artist Kory Caudill has performed all over the world, but his heart is and always has been in his home state of Kentucky. The popular KET/PBS series 'Kentucky Life' recently Caught up with Kory for a feature that will begin airing this Saturday, April 22 at 8:00pm EST. (more...)

Gudrun Von Laxenburg Release Music Video for 'Just Can't Get Enough'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Gudrun Von Laxenburg are becoming as renowned for their stunning music videos as they are for their music. Each of their releases this year has been accompanied by visual counterparts (more...)

BWW Review: Ballet Hispanico Fuses Latin and Contemporary Dance with a Flare
by Rose Marija - Apr 21, 2017

BWW Review: Ballet Hispanico Fuses Latin and Contemporary Dance with a Flare (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company Announces 2017 Mainstage Season - NOISES OFF, ROMEO & JULIET and More!
by Jessica Kahkoska - Apr 21, 2017

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the new direction of Andrew Borba, Artistic Director, and the continued leadership of Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, is proud to announce mainstage programming for the 2017 summer season featuring Michael Frayn's Noises Off, directed by Andrew Borba and running June 30 - July 16; Detroit '67 by Dominique Morisseau running July 21 - 30 and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III ('The Hip Hop Project'; 'American Taboo'); Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet running August 11 - 18 and directed by Dawn Monique Williams ('Merry Wives of Windsor' at Oregon Shakespeare Festival); and three Signature Staged Readings of new work. (more...)

Highasakite's New Stargate Produced Single Out Now; Band to Perform on CONAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

25 miles, 500 miles, 1000 miles – the pop world owes much to these daring proclamations of linear love, but Highasakite embarks uncharted territory on their new single, stepping it up a notch with “5 Million Miles.” (more...)

Short Story Theatre Presents True Stories About Funny Parents, Modeling, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Short Story Theatre presents an evening of warm, wise and wonderful true stories on Thursday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. at Miramar Bistro, 301 Waukegan Ave. in Highwood. Tickets are $10 at the door. For pre-show dinner reservations (mention Short Story Theatre): 847-433-1078. Drinks are available during the show. (more...)

City Lights 2017-18 Season Focuses on Family Matters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Family is where you find it-not just where you're born. How do we define our kin and who we are in relation to them? In City Lights Theater Company's 35th season, family and community are found in a Chekhovian country house, Washington Heights, and Mr. and Mrs. Darcy's Christmas. They're also in the pages of a controversial children's book, and in how we connect with each other to meet the dark side of humanity. (more...)

BWW Review: Oprah Winfrey & Renee Elise Goldsberry to Star in HBO'S THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS By Rebecca Skloot
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Apr 20, 2017

THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by Rebecca Skloot is an amazing true story. It centers around Henrietta Lacks, a poor woman whom scientists experimented on in the 1950s at the Johns Hopkins Hospital 'colored' ward. She died when she was only 31 years old, however, through science, she has become immortal. Her cells led to several scientific breakthroughs such as the polio vaccine, and were the first human cells to ever be successfully cloned.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look: Showtime to Premiere Documentary JACKSON This May
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

SHOWTIME will air the television premiere of the critically acclaimed documentary JACKSON on Tuesday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Savages' Ayse Hassan & Kendra Frost Are Post Punk Duo Kite Base, Debut LP Out 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

There are many starting points found in origami, of which a 'Kite Base' is one. The two-piece band consisting of bass guitarists Ayse Hassan (Savages) and Kendra Frost, have announced their forthcoming electronic post punk debut full-length, Latent Whispers, to be released May 26. (more...)

Stephanie Trudeau to Sing Chavela Vargas in 'THINK OF ME' at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Trudeau will unveil the piece May 15 at Pangea Supper Club, 178 Second Ave. (East Village), accompanied by her arranger, David Lahm on piano and by Ben Lapidus on guitar and percussion. (more...)

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