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Brave New World Rep to Bring Full Production of THE PLANTATION to Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Brooklyn's acclaimed Brave New World Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of The Plantation, a bold new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard set in 1870 Virginia after emancipation and the civil war, but before the onset of Jim Crow. (more...)

Pamela Adlon to Direct COLLECTED SHORTS By Theresa Rebeck
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Animus Theatre Company is pleased to announce that Pamela Adlon will make her stage directing debut with their 2015-2016 MainStage Production, Collected Shorts by Theresa Rebeck (The Bar Plays (Big Mistake; Drinking Problem; Speakeasy); Does This Woman Have a Name?; Funeral Play; Katie and Frank.). (more...)

Adam Langdon Tapped for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, has just revealed casting for its North American tour. (more...)

Down. Set. Pizza Hut, Hut! Pizza Hut' Debuts Playable Flick Football Pizza Box, Available with $5 Flavor Menu
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The best part of any pizza box is what's inside. And now thanks to Pizza Hut, the outside of the box just got a whole lot more entertaining as well. (more...)

Livestream Chat Tonight With FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Virtuoso Violinist, Kelly Hall-Tompkins
by Michael Dale - Aug 30, 2016

Along with the blaring burlesque trumpet that climaxes GYPSY's overture, the soft and hesitant sound of Fiddler on the Roof's opening fiddle solo that leads into Tevye's introduction of the people of Anatevka is among Broadway's most famous and beloved orchestral moments. (more...)

VIDEO: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Michael C. Bernardi Reveals Five Things He Learned From His Father, Herschel Bernardi
by Michael Dale - Aug 30, 2016

Though Herschel Bernardi's name was above the title on the opening nights of Broadway's BAJOUR and ZORBA, the musical theatre role he's most known for is one where he came in as a replacement, Teyve in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Expands Education Programs with Master Classes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Managing Director Greg Patterson and Patron Services & Community Engagement Manager Kyle Eric Bradford today announced new Master Classes and vocational opportunities for the DFW performing community. (more...)

MAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

Erika Amato, Tom Byrn and Mike Newman to Lead BIOGRAPHY at East Lynne Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company of Cape May, NJ has announced complete casting for S. N. Behrman's effervescent 1932 comedy, Biography. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 27, 2016
by - Aug 27, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Open Book Theatre Company to Open Third Season with PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Open Book Theatre Company is excited to announce the first production of their third season: Peter and the Starcatcher.  The show will also be the first in their new space at 1621 West Road in Trenton. (more...)

Nashville Elvis Festival to Celebrate Music a& Legacy of King of Rock and Roll
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Music City Festivals, LLC is proud to announce the Nashville Elvis Festival - a premier Elvis event unlike any other, celebrating the music and legacy of Elvis Presley. (more...)

Nintendo eShop Spotlights #Nindies Summer Jam for Month of September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

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Hollywood Fringe Award Winner ANGEL'S FLIGHT is Back in LA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Cyanide Theater and Cherry Poppins Productions once again invites audiences to Los Angeles, 1944 to help quick-talking, hard-nosed detective Duff McKagan track down a missing girl in the original film noir burlesque comedy Angel's Flight, playing Wednesday nights from Sept. 7-28 at Three Clubs Cocktail Lounge. (more...)

Desi Moreno-Penson's BEIGE Wins Arizona Theatre Company's 21st Annual National Latino Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Desi Moreno-Penson's Beige has been named the winner of Arizona Theatre Company's 2016 National Latino Playwriting Award, and the recipient of the $1000 prize.  (more...)

Horse Head Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of THE JUDGMENT OF FOOLS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Absurdities abound in 2016, so this fall Horse Head invites you to blow off some steam, knock back a few and tell us what you really think. (more...)

Master Mixologist: Trisha Antonsen of DRIZLY
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 24, 2016

Trisha Antonsen of Drizly, the technology company powering a superior shopping experience for beer, wine, and liquor, is our 'Master Mixologist.' (more...)

SKYLIGHT by David Hare Opens Burning Coal Theatre Company's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will open its 20th season in Raleigh, North Carolina with David Hare's Skylight, a love story about a brashly swaggering, politically conservative middle-aged businessman in the hotels and restaurants trade who stumbles back into the life of a progressive-minded, younger woman with whom he had a tempestuous affair years  before.  The play will run Thursdays through Saturdays, Oct. 6-9, 13-15 and 20-22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, October 9, 16, and 23, 2016 at 2 p.m. Performances will take place at Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. (more...)

Rita Wilson Returns to the Geffen Playhouse for Liner Notes!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Rita Wilson once again brings her vocal and songwriting talents to the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse for six all-new shows in September, this following sell-out performances at last fall's premiere of Liner Notes.   (more...)

Off-Broadway Engagement of SAFE by Penny Jackson Begins Previews Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

91 Central Productions presents character-driven contemporary theater relevant to international audiences.  The limited Off Broadway engagement of Safe by Penny Jackson will be at the Theatre at the 14th Y, 344 East 14th Street (1st & 2nd Avenue).  Previews begin September 18th and the Opening is Tuesday, September 20th at 7:00 pm.  (more...)

Michael Urie and Robin De Jesus to Star in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Labyrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of Homos, Or Everyone in American (October 20-November 27) by Jordan Seavey. Homos, Or Everyone in American, directed by Mike Donahue and featuring two-time Tony nominee Robin De Jesus (In The Heights, La Cage Aux Folles) and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar, Ugly Betty, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), is a bitingly tender new play about trying to live and love in New York. (more...)

Old Orchard Brands' Raises the Stakes in Affordable, Quality Fruit Juice with New Line of Organic, Non-GMO 100% Juice Blends
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Healthy families seeking 100 percent fruit juice made with pure and simple ingredients, but struggling to find an affordable option, will celebrate the arrival of Old Orchard Brands' new line of Organic 100% Juice in the shelf-stable and frozen juice aisle. Old Orchard's Organic 100% Juice features the organic and non-GMO ingredients that many consumers are looking for, at a price that families will love. (more...)

Boston Pops to Visit Sioux Falls for the First Time Next Spring; Tickets on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Washington Pavilion is excited to welcome the Boston Pops, the most recorded and arguably the most beloved orchestra in the country, to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017. (more...)

Christopher Jackson, HAIRSPRAY & More - BWW's Guide to Broadway on Fall TV!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 23, 2016

Broadway stars and a host of musical presentations are on tap for the upcoming 2016-17 primetime television season. Included in THE LINEUP will be new series starring HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson, FROZEN's Kristen Bell and BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY star Stephen Pasquale. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Theatre Three's THE SUM OF US
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

In conjunction with Dallas Pride, Theatre Three will present The Sum of Us by David Stevens as the opening of its 2016-2017 Theatre Too season. The playexplores the volatile relationship between an aging widower and his gay son. After meeting in a local pub, Jeff and a young gardener, Greg, hit it off and begin to date. When he meets Jeff's stubborn, opinionated Dad, however, Greg begins to back off. Meanwhile, Dad also has a new flame: a woman he met through a dating service. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in character! (more...)

Mosaic Announces Fall Fashion Week Sept 14th - 18th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

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TOSCANA, OR WHAT I REMEMBER to Open This September at Cherry Lane Studio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

TOSCANA, Or What I Remember, a new play by Marta Mondelli, begins at Cherry Lane Theatre Studio September 15th and runs through October 1st. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Estelle Parsons, Molly Ringwald and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2016 Gala Honoring Horton Foote
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Primary Stages announced today that the Primary Stages 2016 Gala will celebrate the Horton Foote Centennial on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will be held at 583 Park Avenue, will be chaired by Charles Davis, Hallie Foote, David Richenthal and Michael Wilson. (more...)

Off Broadway Alliance to Offer '20at20' Deals This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The Off Broadway Alliance has announced that its hugely popular semi-annual ticket promotion 20at20, will return from September 5th to September 25, 2016. 20at20 makes $20 tickets available to participating Off Broadway shows 20 minutes before curtain time. (more...)

The Farm Theater to Present The Draft Reading Series 8/26 & 8/27 at ART NY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The Farm Theater will present The Draft, a new reading series featuring plays and playwrights whose work has been developed by The Farm Theater, and is now being showcased for future production. The first reading series will take place on August 26 & 27 at ART NY (520 8th Avenue, 3rd Floor) and feature new plays by Maria Paz Alegre, Merridith Allen, and Alex Raid. Admission is FREE, but seating is limited. (more...)

BWW Review: Heavenly SISTER ACT at Theatre By The Sea
by Andria Tieman - Aug 22, 2016

Theatre By The Sea finished out an exceptional season with a heart-warming, hilarious and perfectly executed SISTER ACT. This production is the Cherry on top of an incredible season full of phenomenal performances, stunning costumes and mind-blowing sets.  With SISTER ACT, Theatre By The Sea firmly establishes themselves a destination for theatre on par with the best in the region.  This a show with heart and soul that will stay with the audience long after the last curtain drops. (more...)

BWW Review: GODSPELL Has a Very Good Revival In Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 22, 2016

Collecting premieres around the world since 1971, when it reached Broadway, the classical musical comedy by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak, based on the parables of the Gospel of St. Matthew, is back to Sao Paulo with a new look, directed by Dagoberto Feliz (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 21, 2016
by - Aug 21, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (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...)

Film Noir Burlesque Comedy ANGEL'S FLIGHT Comes to Three Clubs Cocktail Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Cyanide Theater and Cherry Poppins Productions once again invites audiences to Los Angeles, 1944 to help quick-talking, hard-nosed detective Duff McKagan track down a missing girl in the original film noir burlesque comedy Angel's Flight, playing Wednesday nights from Sept. 7-28 at Three Clubs Cocktail Lounge. (more...)

BAD JEWS to Launch 2016-17 at BBPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Black Box Studios presents the first fully­produced show of the 2016­-17 season, Black Box Studios' inaugural season of professional theatre: a new production of Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon (B'way 2016-­17 season: Significant Other), directed by Black Box Performing Arts Center's Artistic Director, Matt Okin. (more...)

BWW Review: Cygnet Theatre's GYPSY is Coming Up Roses
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 19, 2016

Cygnet Theatre brings GYPSY to stage through September 4th. (more...)

BWW Preview: Teater KataK to Stage THE MUSKETEERS, 23-25 September
by Yuliani Supandji - Aug 19, 2016

After being launched as a legal entity in early June, independent KataK is set to stage its initial production entitled The Musketeers, adapted from a novel by noted French writer Alexandre Dumas, at the Jakarta Art Building (GKJ) on Sept. 23 to 25. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/19/2016 - AUBERGINE, MEN ON BOATS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 19, 2016

This weekend's big news: AUBERGINE begins previews tonight, and MEN ON BOATS plays its final show Off-Broadway this Sunday! (more...)

Peter Brook to Bring the Mahabharata to BAM in BATTLEFIELD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

With Battlefield, Peter Brook and his internationally renowned team -- Marie-Helene Estienne and Jean-Claude Carriere -- revisit the great Indian epic the Mahabharata 30 years after Brook's legendary production captivated the theater world-and inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater). (more...)

BronzeLens Hosts Atlanta Premiere of Issa Rae's HBO Series INSECURE, Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey's OWN Series Queen Sugar and Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

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Michael Feinstein and Lorna Luft to Perform a Salute to Judy Garland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated Michael Feinstein returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with a special salute to the one-and-only Judy Garland for four performances only - September 28 - October 1, 2016. Celebrated singer and actress Lorna Luft, daughter of Judy Garland, will join Feinstein's onstage nightly throughout the engagement. Together, Feinstein and Luft will take audiences on a nostalgic musical journey performing songs from throughout Garland's illustrious career. (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces 2016 Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity closed out its season on August 14 with its annual award ceremony, held at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village. (more...)

VIDEO: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Classical Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins Releasing 'The Fiddler: Expanding Tradition'
by Michael Dale - Aug 18, 2016

Two new videos preview her upcoming album, which will feature new solo music by Hall-Tompkins and the current FIDDLER ON THE ROOF revival's arranger Oran Eldor and music director/orchestrator Ted Sperling. (more...)

TRANSPARENT & More Set for Toronto Film Festival's Small Screen Section
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® tunes in to Primetime for its second year, tapping five high-quality television premieres from countries including the United Kingdom, South Africa, Kenya, the United States, the Czech Republic, and Canada. T (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/18/2016 - Joe Iconis, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 18, 2016

Next up in our series of stars introducing BWW's morning feature is Joe Iconis (portrait by Walter McBride), whose BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER is currently premiering in Boston! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Diane Lane for THE CHERRY ORCHARD on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's new production of The Cherry Orchard, starringDiane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey, will begin preview performances on September 15, 2016, and opens officially on Sunday, October 16, 2016. This is a limited engagement through December 4, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Janelle A. Robinson
by Broadway's Backbone - Aug 17, 2016

In this episode: Janelle A. Robinson trained in opera but always had a love for musical theatre. She has cake walked to "Can't Help Loving that Man" and gave out letters in "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.' Janelle talks about being classical trained, becoming a a teacher, race relations in theater, her truth on the myths of non traditional casting, and still being miffed she didn't get cast as Maria in "Sound of Music' as child. (more...)

Echo Theater Company Stages World Premiere of BLUEBERRY TOAST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Ever wonder what evil lurks in the heart of suburbia? Get ready for another wild ride fromThe Echo Theater Company when Dustin Wills directs theworld premiere of a modern-day, darkly comic revenge tragedy by Mary Laws. Blueberry Toast puts the "dys" in family dysfunction beginning Sept. 17 at Atwater Village Theatre. (more...)

BWW TV: Chekhov is Back on Broadway with THE CHERRY ORCHARD- Meet Diane Lane & the Rest of the Cast!
by TV - Press Previews - Aug 17, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's new production of The Cherry Orchard, starringDiane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey, will begin preview performances on September 15, 2016, and opens officially on Sunday, October 16, 2016. This is a limited engagement through December 4, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)

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