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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at New Adaptation of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will present a unique adaptation of the celebrated novel Anne of Green Gables: Part 1 by L.M. Montgomery. This new one-woman shows has been adapted and directed by Chris Henry and choreographed by Lorna Ventura. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR 5/31/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 31, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

THE FACEBOOK FIGHTER Takes Home 5 Awards at SOUND BITES 4.0
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Theatre Now New York presented its 4th Annual festival of new musicals, Sound Bites 4.0 (sponsored by Music Theatre International and Disney Theatrical Productions) to a sold-out house at the Perishing Square Signature Theatre. An after-party was held in the theatre lobby where awards were given. Sound Bites showcases ten 10-minute musicals or musical excerpts in one evening. (more...)

VIDEO: 'Brady Bunch' Stars Have A Very Brady Reunion, Honor Florence Henderson on TODAY
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2017

Nearly 50 years since “The Brady Bunch” debuted, stars Barry Williams (Greg), Christopher Knight (Peter), Mike Lookinland (Bobby) and Susan Olsen (Cindy) reunite on NBC's TODAY to look back at the iconic family sitcom. They also paid tribute to the late Florence Henderson. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company presents SPLENDOUR, Opening 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 25th season with the Bay Area Premiere of SPLENDOUR, Abi Morgan's (Suffragette, The Iron Lady, Shame, The Hour) riveting play about the fragility of power and the unreliability of language. Barbara Damashek (American Buffalo) returns to Aurora to helm this drama, featuring Lorri Holt (The Aspern Papers), Denmo Ibrahim (Betrayed), Mia Tagano, and Sam Jackson. SPLENDOUR plays June 23 through July 23 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

BWW Review: A Thought-Provoking LETTERS TO EVE Stamped With Melodious Vocal Talents
by Gil Kaan - May 28, 2017

LETTERS TO EVE's creator Daniel Sugimoto has cast a stage-full of vocal knock-outs to more than ably assist in communicating his loving ode to his grandmother Midori, who was incarcerated in the American concentration camps during WWII. Sugimoto not only details interned life for the imprisoned Japanese-Americans, but cleverly counterpoints with innocents jailed under Nazi rule. (more...)

Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Tuesday, June 13, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE MIDDLE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 13, 2017! (more...)

Alameda County Library Welcomes Back Patrons and Materials
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

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Casting Directors Union Speaks Out for Healthcare & Pensions
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Broadway might be celebrating a successful season, but casting directors still are not pleased with their standing in the theatre community. The union just released the following statement: (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR 5/26/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 25, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Project W Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

InProximity Theatre Company today announced full casting for the first annual Project W Theatre Festival, a multi-day free play reading event June 6 - 10, 2017 featuring new plays written, directed and produced by women. Cherry Lane Theatre's Studio, located at 38 Commerce Street, will serve as the exclusive venue for all readings.   (more...)

LONGHORNS One-Act to Premiere at Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Longhorns, a one-act play, will premiere in the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017. (more...)

Mesa Arts Center 17-18 Performing Live Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Mesa Arts Center today announced its 2017-18 Performing Live season. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 22 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Mesa Arts Center Box Office, at 480-644-6500, or mesaartscenter.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: SPRING AWAKENING Comes to The Egremont Barn
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Harrison Lang, in cooperation with The Egremont Barn, is proud to announce the Berkshires' premiere production of the Broadway smash hit musical, Spring Awakening. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood through an illuminating book and poignant lyrics by Steven Sater, and a gorgeous score by Duncan Sheik. Based on the controversial 1891 seminal German play by Frank Wedekind, Spring Awakening is a thrilling blend of morality, sexuality, and rock and roll that has been rousing audiences across the nation for years. In late nineteenth century Germany, the grown-ups hold all the cards and the children are expected to obey. However, once this corrupt society is exposed, a group of students learn how to navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety.  (more...)

Brooke Moriber Releases New Single '99 Days of Rain'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Having had an incredible past few months which kicked off with her release of “For The Gold” ft. the Disney Channel and America's Got Talent Hip Hop sensation Sky Katz on St. Patrick's Day, singer/songwriter Brooke Moriber has released yet another brand new single “99 Days of Rain” which will also be included in her soon-to-be released EP “Here And Gone”. (more...)

Dead Rock West to Release New 'Move Love' Album via Omnivore Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

For their fourth album and first for Omnivore Recordings that's due out August 11, the California vocal duo of Cindy Wasserman and Frank Lee Drennen have joined forces with producer John Doe--of the legendary band X, with whom they've toured numerous times--to create an album that places their achingly beautiful signature vocals and harmonies in finely etched rock, alt-country and pop settings. (more...)

Casting Directors Rally Outside Tony Rehearsals for Union Contract
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Broadway might be celebrating a successful season, but casting directors still are not pleased with their standing in the theatre community. The Teamsters Local 817 union just released the following statement: (more...)

Adam Langdon to Lead 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' National Tour at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Casting is set for the Los Angeles engagement of the National Theatre production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" presented at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott ("War Horse"). "Curious Incident…" previews August 2, opens August 3 and continues through September 10, 2017. (more...)

Perry-Mansfield's 20th Annual New Works Festival to Feature Sandra Tsing Loh, Lauren Yee and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Perry-Mansfield has announced the full lineup for their 2017 New Works Festival. The 20th Annual festival, held on June 16 and 17 in Steamboat Springs, CO will develop five new works in partnership with the South Coast Repertory, Primary Stages, Curious Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre and Tectonic Theater Project. (more...)

A.C.T. Announces Extension of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

In response to strong advance ticket sales, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will extend the run of Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary St.). Tickets are now on sale through Sunday, July 9, 2017. Fueled by such unforgettable songs as 'Me and Bobby McGee,' 'Piece of My Heart,' 'Mercedes Benz,' 'Cry Baby,' and 'Summertime,' A Night with Janis Joplin is a musical journey celebrating Janis and her biggest musical influences-icons like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone, and Bessie Smith-who inspired one of rock and roll's greatest legends. Tickets are available at the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or online at www.act-sf.org. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 7
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 6, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Tuesday, June 13, 2017
by - Jun 6, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE MIDDLE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 13, 2017! (more...)

Smattering X - 9 Plays Created in 24 Hours to Benefit Local Area Teachers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Cone Man Running Productions will be introducing their new venue - The Beacon Theatre - with its signature event - SPONTANEOUS SMATTERING X! (more...)

BWW Interview: Maegan Azar of INTIMATE APPAREL at Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - Jun 6, 2017

'The play's text is so rich with details, and you really have to mine it, investigate it like a detective, to find everything out about your character that you can.' (more...)

Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Tuesday, June 20, 2017
by - Jun 5, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE MIDDLE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 20, 2017! (more...)

Broadway Shows Support for Casting Directors' Plight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Broadway might be celebrating a successful season, but casting directors still are not pleased with their standing in the theatre community. The Teamsters Local 817 union just released the following statement: (more...)

Cryptobuyer Emerges as a Leader in Latin America With an Aggressive Expansion Plan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

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Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Today, June 24, 2017
by - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on today, June 24, 2017! (more...)

Jewish Women's Theatre to Open New Show in Trifecta of Sold-Out Hits
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Santa Monica's The Braid, a performance and art space, which sent Monica Piper's Not That Jewish Off-Broadway for 200 performances and redeveloped Rain Pryor's sold-out hit Fried Chicken and Latkes, is at it again.  (more...)

TheatreWorks Florida Announces Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

TheatreWorks Florida is thrilled and proud to announce their inaugural 3-show season at their new theatre venue, Davenport Community Campus - TheatreWorks Florida Theatre! We are bringing our award-winning professional musical productions to the community of Davenport, FL and are so excited to share the magic of theatre with Polk County and all of Central FL. (more...)

Global Marketplace Leader Concierge Auctions Set To Auction 27 Luxury Properties In June/July, Most Selling Without Reserve; Firm Unveils 7 New Properties In Lineup As Bi
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

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Seize the Day! MTI to Workshop NEWSIES JR. in Australia this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Music Theatre International has announced the pilot launch of Newsies Jr, a 60-minute condensed adaptation of the 2012 Tony-award winning musical. The workshop, featuring a group of 40 students, will take place as part of Australia's Junior Theatre Celebration in October. (more...)

AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)

CASTANDLOOSE LIVE! to Return for 6th Installment at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

CastAndLoose Live! returns for its 6th full-length installment to present 'CastAndLoose Live! Aloha, Ghost In The Great Wall Of Ni'ihau' on Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 7:00pm at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, NYC. (more...)

Update: Broadway League Threatens Lawsuits Against Campaigning Casting Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, Broadway might be celebrating a successful season, but casting directors still are not pleased with their standing in the theatre community. After weeks of campaigning for healthcare and other benefits, The Teamsters Local 817 has reportedly received threatening letters from the Broadway League. The union just released the following statement: (more...)

C Spire gears up for Tropical Storm Cindy; offers consumers and businesses reminders and tips on how to weather expected heavy rains and gusty winds
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

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Photo Flash: A Whole New World! In Rehearsals with the New West End Company of ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Ahead of its first anniversary at the Prince Edward Theatre, Disney's Aladdin has released behind-the-scenes photography of the new company in rehearsals. Having opened to critical acclaim in London's West End in June 2016, the hit musical based on the classic Academy Award®-winning animated film will celebrate its first birthday in the West End on 15 June 2017. (more...)

Art21 Kicks Off 'Summer of Shorts' Series Today with Avery Singer
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Art21 has announced Summer of Shorts, a dynamic ten-week roll-out of exclusive new short films documenting the life and work of some of the most compelling contemporary artists working today: Meriem Bennani, Jordan Casteel, Stan Douglas, Theaster Gates, Liz Larner, Aki Sasamoto, Avery Singer, Jeff Wall, Chris Ware, and Caroline Woolard. (more...)

Broadway Alum Tony Danza Returns to TV in Netflix Dramedy THE GOOD COP
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Netflix, the world's leading internet TV network, is bringing Tony Danza (Broadway's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS) back to series television for viewers around the world in THE GOOD COP, a new 10-episode, one-hour dramedy series. (more...)

Human Longevity, Inc. Announces Agreement with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to Engage in Cancer Biomarker Discovery in Advanced Melanoma
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

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Theatre Artists-in-Residence Arrive for Summer Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Nettle Creek Players, a 501c3 not-for-profit arts organization, on Monday, June 19 will welcome to Hagerstown a troupe of visiting professional theatre artists who will live in the community for five weeks as they prepare and present the Nettle Creek Players 2017 Summer Stock Tent Theatre Season featuring productions of THE FANTASTICKS, THUMBELINA, BROADWAY ON MAIN STREET, and the NCP Young Actors Musical Theatre Workshop.  Performances of THE FANTASTICKS will be at 7:30pm on July 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 & 22 with BROADWAY ON MAIN STREET at 2:00pm on July 9, 16 & 23 and THUMBELINA at 11:00am and 1:00pm on July 15 & 22, 2017.  The Workshop will be offered from July 11-23, 10:00am-3:00pm.  (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 14, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 14, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

New Musical AN EXTRA PENNY to Make World Premiere at JPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Come be part of musical theatre history with the world premiere of An Extra Penny at the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center (JPAC) on July 26- August 6. (more...)

ANNIE KORZEN FAMOUS ACTRESS to Play The Braid This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Annie Korzen, best known for her role as the Seinfeld parent's obnoxious Boca Vista neighbor, has written and will perform an original show about her hectic, eclectic and electric life on the big and small screens. Producers from Jane the Virgin to Brooklyn 99 call Korzen in when they need someone who can get a laugh on one line. Jill Soloway, creator of the Emmy-winning Transparent, says, 'Annie Korzen is a force of nature - hilarious, brilliant, and a true inspiration.' (more...)

RISE/FALL at the Toronto Fringe Immerses Audiences With Trump's Wall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Society has been separated by a wall. Witness the story of a revolution - but only from one side. Set in a not-so-distant Toronto, this is a dystopian story where a wall runs down the middle of the city and the wealthy leaders have banished anyone of minority to live on the other side. The audience will be split in two, and only watch from one side of the wall; they will only catch half of the story. (more...)

'SEO: The Movie' to Debut June 20th, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Upcoming documentary, SEO: The Movie, will make its debut June 20, 2017. The documentary features industry all-stars and explores the rise of the Internet marketing industry. It covers the early days of SEO when people were 'spamming and jamming,' affiliates vs. mainstream, black hat vs. white hat, along with the unique and often rocky stories of the industry's pioneers, the history of Google updates, how Matt Cutts changed the industry, and provides a forecast on where the future of SEO is going from the industry's top minds. Produced and directed by John Lincoln, CEO of Ignite Visibility, the film was created for a good reason. 'There are so many people who have contributed to the field of SEO,' comments Lincoln. 'I have tremendous respect for the pioneers of the industry and those still contributing today. This movie really covers it all. The history, the parties, Google updates, black hat vs. white hat, and more.' A trailer of the film is available at https://ignitevisibility.com/seo-movie/. The film will also be made available on the same URL on June 20, 2017. Told by Search Engine Optimization pioneers, SEO: The Movie aims to showcase a timeline history of SEO, along with documentary-style interviews with top industry influencers regarding their companies and the successes, obstacles, and strategies they have used to get to where they are today. SEO: The Movie includes SEO pioneers Danny Sullivan of Third Door Media and Search Engine Land; Rand Fishkin of Moz.com; Jill Whalen, former CEO of High Rankings; Brett Tabke, founder of Pubcon and WebmasterWorld; Rae Hoffman of Sugarrae; Barry Schwartz of Search Engine Land and narrated, produced, and directed by John Lincoln, CEO & co-founder of Ignite Visibility. SEO: The Movie also lists industry all-stars such as John Muller, Maile Ohye, Aleyda Solis, Cindy Krum, Will Reynolds, Brian Dean, Michael King, Bruce Clay, Loren Baker, Eric Ward, Cyrus Shepard, Bill Slawski, Garry Grant, Chris Sherman, Jim Boykin, Shawn Hogan, Mike Graham, Eric Enge, and more. SEO: The Movie also features some of the top software providers in the industry such as Moz, SEM Rush, Conductor, Spy Fu, Rio SEO, Ahrefs, Majestic, and more. About Ignite Visibility Ignite Visibility is a premier Internet marketing company based in San Diego with a mission singularly focused on providing the highest level of customer service in the industry. By establishing mutually beneficial, long-term relationships with our clients, we create custom solutions uniquely tailored to meet the specialized business objectives of each client. Our company currently serves over 100 clients, including some national large brands and other smaller companies with thriving business models. (more...)

Goodman Theatre to Expand Education Programs Next Year with 'Disney Musicals in Schools'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Falls and Executive Director Roche Schulfer announce that Goodman Theatre will expand its Education programming into elementary schools with a $100,000 grant from Disney to bring the "Disney Musicals in Schools" program to the Chicago area. (more...)

New Jersey Veteran Rocker, Wayne Olivieri, Unveils Video for 'I'm A Music Man', the First Single From Debut Solo Album 'Eclectic Mind'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

By the age of 17, New Jersey veteran rocker, Wayne Olivieri, was already performing fulltime in iconic clubs like CBGB's, Max's Kansas City, The Limelight, The Village Gate and more, with his band Rockids, playing on the same bill as unsigned young bands such as The Ramones, The Talking Heads, Blondie, and a plethora of others. (more...)

Netflix Cancels SENSE8 After Two Seasons
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Hollywoodreporter.com reports that Netflix's Sense8 has been cancelled after two seasons. (more...)

'E.R.G' Helps Readers Develop Situational Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

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