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BWW Review: Theatre En Bloc's NEVA is Must-See Theatre
by Lacey Cannon Gonzales - Feb 23, 2017

NEVA is the latest offering from Austin's Theatre En Bloc. Written by Chilean playwright, Guillermo Calderon, this politically charged play is a brutally honest and timely look at the precarious relationship between art, politics, and social justice. Set in Russia at the dawn of the revolution, this explosive production raises more questions than it answers with ferocity and biting humor. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Arcola Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 23, 2017

The Cherry Orchard retains its power to reach across decades and tell us harsh truths about a changing world. (more...)

Diversionary Announces the World Premiere of BALLAST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

This May Diversionary asks audiences this question with the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly, a highly poetic exploration of the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

NADA New York Announces Partnership With Kickstarter, 3/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is proud to present a partnership with Kickstarter for the 6th edition of NADA New York, which will take place March 2-5 at Skylight Clarkson North (572 Washington St). Kickstarter will serve as the lead partner for NADA Presents, an interdisciplinary program of performances and conversations from exhibitors, artists, and cultural partners. This will be the program's third year. (more...)

Showtime to Bring the World of TWIN PEAKS to SXSW
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

SHOWTIME will bring the world of TWIN PEAKS to the South by Southwest® (SXSW) Conference And Festivals on Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17 with an immersive experience (more...)

Rorschach Theatre Presents the World Premiere of FORGOTTEN KINGDOMS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Following an international development process in Penang, Malaysia, Jakarta, Indonesia and Washington, D.C. this winter, Rorschach Theatre will present the world premiere of FORGOTTEN KINGDOMS, a new play by five-time Helen Hayes Award nominated director, playwright, and co-artistic director Randy Baker. (more...)

Solar Farm Company Selling Off Over 5GW's of Project Assets
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of DEAR WORLD at York Theatre Company, Starring Tyne Daly
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

When a group of businessmen scheme to drill for oil in Paris, there is only one force in the world that can stop them: Countess Aurelia, the Madwoman of Chaillot. With the help of idealism, love, and poetry-not to mention two other madwomen, a local sewerman, and a pair of young lovers-the Countess fights to save Paris and the world from greed. (more...)

Michael Weller's LOOSE ENDS to Play T. Schreiber Studio This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Award-winning T. Schreiber Studio (TSS) returns with their second full length play of their 2016-2017 season with Michael Weller's Loose Ends. (more...)

Intelligent Quartet of Actors Tapped for SMART PEOPLE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Four intellectuals - a doctor, an actress, a psychologist and a neurobiologist studying the human brain's response to race - search for love, acceptance and identity in Lydia R. Diamond's comedy-drama Smart People, which makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage. (more...)

Tyler Fischer to Host THREE DAY WEEKEND Late Night Comedy Show at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Late Night Comedy at 54, a recurring late night comedy series hosted by Tyler Fischer (Younger, Chicago Med) and produced by David De Almo (Mike Birbiglia's Thank God for Jokes, Colin Quinn: The New York Story). The series' flagship show, entitled Three Day Weekend, begins its run on Sunday, March 5th 2017 at 11:30pm, and plays every other Sunday through May 30th. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center Adds Two Shows to Starry MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center has announced two added performances of Ken Ludwig's adaptation of Agatha Christie's mystery masterpiece, Murder on the Orient Express, running March 14 - April 2, 2017. Additional performances are scheduled for March 22 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Works by Kimber Lee, Jen Silverman and More on Tap for MTC's Ted Snowdon Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the lineup for this spring's Ted Snowdon Reading Series, formerly titled the Ernst C. Stiefel Reading Series. (more...)

PAPERMAKER Gets to the Heart of Maine Milltowns
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Penobscot Theatre Company is preparing to stage the second production of Papermaker, by acclaimed Maine author Monica Wood (The One-in-a-Million Boy, We Were the Kennedys). Directed by Daniel Burson (One Blue Tarp), the production will open in previews March 16 and run through April 2, with 14 performances at the historic Bangor Opera House. (more...)

Cast Complete for American Premiere of ANGRY YOUNG MAN at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, has announced the cast of the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award-winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway's INDECENT Sends A Message in Latest Teaser Trailer
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2017

INDECENT is inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's GOD OF VENGEANCE - a play seen by some as a seminal work of Jewish culture, and by others as an act of traitorous libel. At a time when US borders were closing to immigration, INDECENT charts the history of an incendiary drama and the path of the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it.  (more...)

Pop-Tarts' Caf' Pops Up In Times Square With A Spin On New York Dishes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Pop-Tarts is taking tastes way beyond the toaster, with sweet twists on classic New York dishes and young adult favorites like pizza, cheesecake and burritos. For a limited time, fans can experience the popular toaster pastries in these totally unexpected ways when Kellogg's NYC restaurant in Times Square is transformed into Pop-Tarts Caf from February 21 through February 26. (more...)

MOM's Organic Market launches sales of insects!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Family owned and operated MOM's Organic Market has introduced a wide selection of sustainable insect proteins to its Ivy City, DC location. The retailer's interest in entomophagy was spurred by a trip to Mexico's La Merced Market. There, MOM's VP of Produce & Grocery and VP of Wellness, Lisa de Lima and Steve Geest, respectively, were astonished by the developed flavor of the vendors' escamoles (ant larvae). They left knowing these versatile and varied proteins had to be featured on MOM's shelves. (more...)

Chris Shiflett's 'West Coast Town' Music Video Premieres at Noisey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The official music video for Chris Shiflett's “West Coast Town” is premiering today at Vice's Noisey. Watch/share HERE. Of the video, the site praises, “…it immediately puts you in the mood for a good-ass time.” (more...)

Palm Beach Opera Announces Lead Performers in Giuseppe Verdi's RIGOLETTO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

???????Palm Beach Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto for one weekend only, March 10-12, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. (more...)

Royal Court Theatre Announces New Play BODIES, Tickets Sales for B and VICTORY CONDITION, and Extra Shows for NUCLEAR WAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Vivienne Franzmann returns to the Royal Court Theatre with BODIES, directed by Jude Christian premiering in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Wednesday 05 July 2017 - Saturday 12 August 2017. (more...)

Strand Theater Launches SHE SPEAKS Series with Portraits in Song
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Strand Theater Company introduces a new addition to its 9th Season, the Second Series titled SHE SPEAKS - a collection of short engagements aimed to showcase a wide variety of women's diverse voices and perspectives. (more...)

Han Haak Adds His Golden Touch to Yves Deruyter's 'Calling Earth'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

As our 25th year celebrations gather momentum we pick up the pace with a reimagining of another absolute banging track from back in the day. (more...)

Youfit Health Clubs Announce President's Day Sale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ You don't need to chop down a Cherry tree, play Hooverball or install a boxing ring in the White House to get in a good workout this Presidents Day. Youfit Health Clubs is helping you get active in your own way with a 72-hour flash sale from Feb. 20-22. New members who sign up during this time will put nothing down and receive 10 percent off of an all-inclusive Lime Card membership. (more...)

Theatre Novi Most to Bring THE MASTER BUILDER to Southern Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Following our acclaimed staging of The Seagull that Cherry and Spoon called 'funny, tragic, odd, and completely enchanting,' Theatre Novi Most will present another classic of the European theatrical canon with this complex drama of ambition and legacy. (more...)

Wild Republic Has Hugs for Everyone
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/18/2017
by - Feb 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/18/2017. (more...)

Jeb Loy Nichols Returns With New Album 'Country Hustle' Out 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On March 31 2017, the steadily rising troubadour Jeb Loy Nichols presents his classic-in-the-making new album “Country Hustle,” via on his own label City Country City and Jullian Records. (more...)

Central Piedmont Community College Theatre Announces the Cast of August Wilson's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

It's 1927 in a rundown studio in Chicago Ma Rainey, The Mother of the Blues, is recording new sides of old favorites. During a tense recording session in Chicago's South Side, August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom exposes the exploitation of African American musicians in the white-dominated commercial music industry. (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Theatre Academy Announces Spring 2017 Film & Media Arts Classes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Hershey Area Playhouse Theatre Academy announces its film and media arts classes for students in grades K-12 in an 8-week spring session every Saturday from March 18 to May 6, 2017.  (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN CRIME on ABC - Sunday, March 12, 2017
by - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN CRIME, airing on ABC on Sunday, March 12, 2017! (more...)

Just Can't Wait to Be King! Donald Glover and James Earl Jones Sign On for Live-Action Remake of THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

In two tweets this afternoon, director of the upcoming live action remake of Disney's, The Lion King, Jon Favreau, revealed that star of FX's 'Atlanta', Donald Glover, and original Mufasa, James Earl Jones, will be starring in the film. (more...)

It's Official! Angela Lansbury Joins MARY POPPINS RETURNS as 'Balloon Lady'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Disney has confirmed rumors from back in December that Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the all-new sequel to Disney's 1964 film 'Mary Poppins' currently filming at Shepperton Studios. She will feature as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from PL Travers' series of Mary Poppins children's books. The film is scheduled for release December 25, 2018. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Theatre By The Lake and English Touring Theatre's World Premiere of WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Theatre by the Lake today announces full cast for the world premiere of Nicholas Pierpan's play William Wordsworth.  Michael Oakley directs Daniel Abelson (Coleridge), Amiera Darwish (Sara), Richard Evans (Atkinson/Elderly Man), Joseph Mydell (George Beaumont), Emma Pallant (Dorothy), Paul Ryan (Peter Garner/Lonsdale's Secretary), John Sackville (Wordsworth), Rosalind Steele (Mrs Coleridge) and Terence Wilton (Lord Lonsdale/Beggar Man). (more...)

KCRW Announces Line-Up for Two Official Showcases at SXSW 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Los Angeles-based public radio station KCRW has announced the line-up for this year's KCRW Showcases at SXSW, kicking off the convention with two official showcases on Wednesday, March 15.   (more...)

WONDERLAND Gets a Rock & Roll Makeover at ATC Kids This March
by BroadwayWorld JR - Feb 16, 2017

The Atlantic for Kids 2016/2017 Season will resume Saturday, March 4 with the family rock concert meets live theater adventure Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure, a New York premiere musical based on Lewis Carroll's beloved Alice and Wonderland tales, featuring book and lyrics by Rachel Rockwell, music and lyrics by Michael Mahler, and direction by Marshall Pailet. (more...)

Capital Stage Presents Sacramento Premiere GUARDS AT THE TAJ by Rajiv Joseph
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Guards at the Taj is the 2016 Lucille Lortel Award Winner for Outstanding Play, and the 2016 Obie Award Winner for Best New American Play. Capital Stage Co-Founder and Associate Artist, Jonathan Williams, returns to direct this critically acclaimed two person play for its Sacramento Premiere. Guards at the Taj will feature two actors new to the Sacramento theatre scene, (more...)

McDonald's Creates Re-engineered Straws for Shamrock Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

OAK BROOK, IL - McDonald's USA today changed the world (of shake-drinking) with a limited-edition straw designed by a team of aerospace and robotic engineers. (more...)

Kellogg's' Special K' Announces A New And Delicious Way To Snack On The Go
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Whether it's back-to-back meetings or an evening filled with after-school sports, Special K knows it can be tough to find time to stop and take a break. That's why the brandis expanding its line of portable snack options with its new Special K Nourish and Protein Snack Bites. The Special K Snack Bites are a poppable new take on the bars women already love, that make it easy to eat on-the-go, whether you snack a little or snack a lot. (more...)

World Music Institute in collaboration with National Sawdust present Philip Glass & Foday Musa Suso
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

This event, presented by World Music Institute in collaboration with National Sawdust, is one of the highlights of the Glass @ 80 celebrations around the world. Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso famously collaborated on the album The Screens (composed as music for a production of the play by Jean Genet), the score for the film Powaqqatsi, and on the concert work Orion. At National Sawdust, the two artists will come together again for an intimate and collaborative performance. The show will include two special guests: percussionist Asher Delerme and cellist Jeffrey Zeigler. (more...)

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Continues 2016-2017 Season with CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2016-2017 season with Constellations, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. When it comes to this multi-dimensional love story, just how much is written in the stars?  Marianne and Roland's relationship unfolds across time and space in this spellbinding, heartbreaking look at life and love at the intersection of choice and destiny, written by Nick Payne. (more...)

Dee Hoty, Jennifer Damiano, Jason Tam and More Will Take Part in Reading of New Rock & Roll Musical RADIO 930
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

RADIO 930, a new musical, will be have an industry presentation (by invitation only) on Thursday, February 23 at 11AM and 3PM at The Rehearsal Studio, Pershing Square Signature Theatre Center (480) W. 42nd Street). (more...)

Alison Fraser, Ann Harada, Lenny Wolpe Sign on for DEAR WORLD, Starring Tyne Daly at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced the cast of the 1969 musical Dear World with book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, new version by David Thompson (based on an adaptation by Maurice Valency of the play The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux), music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, starring 6-time Emmy Award and Tony Award-winner Tyne Daly (Gypsy) as Countess Aurelia. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with JOAN OF ARC's Adam Perry
by Broadway's Backbone - Feb 16, 2017

 In this episode: Adam Perry of the Public's Joan of Arc: Into the Fire grew up in the rural mountains of conservative Tennessee, where he learned how to hide his true self. Since then, he's reinvented himself from an awkward teen in husky jeans into one of Broadways most sought after male ensemble members. This southern gentleman talks about the realities of social media, how he never thought he'd be 'cool' enough to be on Broadway and how his biggest dream was to be a performer at Dollywood (which is actually where he was when he found out he would make his Broadway debut). (more...)

Meghan Finn to Helm Carl Holder's CHARLESES at The Tank This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

After the critically acclaimed production of The Offending Gesture, director Meghan Finn returns to The Tank (Rosalind Grush and Rania Jumaily, co-artistic directors) to helm the world premiere of CHARLESES by Carl Holder. (more...)

Cast Complete for THE EMPEROR JONES, Starring Obi Abili, at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES. Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City), and starring Obi Abili (Ivo van Hove's Antigone at BAM), THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances on March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017.  (more...)

LA Feminist Art-Punks French Vanilla Announce Debut LP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Los Angeles feminist art-punk band French Vanilla announce their full-length self-titled album, out March 24 via Danger Collective Records. (more...)

Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cleveland Play House shifts gears from playful (Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery) to profound with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. Written by Paula Vogel - one of the preeminent figures in American theater today - How I Learned to Drive traverses taboo territory with humor, heart, and empathy. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Tom Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problemruns March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago.  (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Announces Upcoming Dark Night Series Production ICONS OF SWING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to announce the third of its 2017 Dark Night Series productions, Icons of Swing - The Bands, The Singers, The Songs, an evening featuring a concert and dance by the Unforgettable Big Band, preceded by swing dance lessons for those interested in getting the most out of the event. (more...)

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