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BWW Interview: Let Them Entertain You as GYPSY Opens at Washington County Playhouse
by Johnna Leary - Sep 9, 2016

"Everything's Coming Up Roses" as Gypsy debuts this Saturday at the Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater! The ultimate book and backstage musical displays one of the most infamous "stage mothers" in musical theater while providing the back story and origins to one of the most famous burlesque artists, Gypsy Rose Lee. (more...)

Attorney Jacquelyn L. Ford Celebrates Diamond Anniversary in Law
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016


Atlantic Theater Company Slates 2016-17 Amplified Reading Series; Names Commissioned Writer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the 2016-2017 selections for its annual Amplified Reading Series. (more...)

RSC to Broadcast KING LEAR in US Cinemas This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Beginning November 4, 2016, the Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed production of Shakespeare's King Lear will play in select movie houses across North America. (more...)

The Livesays to Release New Album HOLD ON... LIFE IS CALLING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Billy Livesay and his band The Livesays will be releasing their new album 'Hold On... Life Is Calling' on October 3, 2016! (more...)

The Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that Elizabeth LeCompte, founding member and director of the internationally acclaimed experimental theater company The Wooster Group, has been selected to receive the 23rd annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits Chicago's Hubbard Street Dance Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 2016, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago was honored to welcome Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and original star ofHamilton: An American Musical, to its West Loop facility, the Hubbard Street Dance Center, located at 1147 West Jackson Boulevard. More than 160 invited guests included students and families participating in Hubbard Street's Youth Dance Programs; members of Hubbard Street's Junior Ensemble, Hubbard Street 2 and the artists of its world-renowned main company; staff members and special guests; individual and foundation supporters of its Education Programs; and Season 38 Spotlight Ball attendees who made donations at the organization's annual gala. (more...)

COTTON PATCH GOSPEL Plays 4th Story Theatre in November
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 28, 2016

West End United Methodist Church's 4th Story Theater presents Cotton Patch Gospel - by Tom Key and Russell Treyz, with music and lyrics by Harry Chapin - directed by Kirk McNeill, the company's artistic director. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents Shakespeare's Most Notorious King
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will be available through the month of October when The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, in partnership with Drew University, presents a "double-bill" experience for students and adults. From October 6th - 30th, a single copy of the original First Folio, one of the world's most valuable, rare and influential books will be on public display at Drew University's Mead Hall. The renowned Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. launched an historic tour of the book in early 2016 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Reed Birney Will Star in Second Stage Theatre's MAN FROM NEBRASKA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that Tony Award winner Reed Birney (The Humans) will star in the leading role of Ken Carpenter in the upcoming New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Lett's 2003 play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. Mr. Birney has previously appeared in three Second Stage productions - The Family of Mann, Loose Knit, and Winterplay. (more...)

Trent Armand Kendall's New Musical LOUIS-AND-ELLA Announces Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Beginning this September, Broadway's Trent Armand Kendall will bring his new musical LOUIS-AND-ELLA! across the country, with stops in White Plains, NY, Annapolis, MD, Dallas, TX, Manasquan, NJ, and more to be announced. (more...)

STORKS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ft. New Song by The Lumineers, Out 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

WaterTower Music today announced the release of the STORKS: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, which features the music of prolific composers Mychael Danna , and Jeff Danna and includes "Holdin' Out" - a brand new song by The Lumineers. (more...)

Tony Winner Courtney B. Vance Wins Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2016

Courtney B. Vance has won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role of Johnnie Cochran in FX's AMERICAN CRIME STORY: THE PEOPLE VS. O. J. SIMPSON. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016


BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Begins Tonight: Drew Droege and Michael Urie at Barrow Street!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

After sold out runs across the country, Drew Droege (Drunk History, Bob's Burgers, and the internet's 'Chloe') returns to New York for a three night limited engagement of Bright Colors And Bold Patterns at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow St, New York) this weekend from September 16 through September 18 before transferring to Celebration Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Review: SISTER ACT at Omaha Community Playhouse
by Christine Swerczek - Sep 16, 2016

SISTER ACT is a simple story about nuns in wimples who are taught to let loose in song by a nightclub singer who is cloistered at the convent in hiding from the hoods. This story isn't just black and white. Well, maybe it is. But this foot stomping musical set in 1970's Philadelphia is fun, no matter what. (more...)

Bruce Springsteen Talks Songwriting, Depression & More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 9/18
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen, in his first television interview about his new book, opens up to Anthony Mason about his battles with crippling depression, his often strained relationship with his father, songwriting and much more on CBS SUNDAY MORNING to be broadcast Sunday, Sept. 18 (9:00 AM ET) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2016-17 Writing Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing DirectorRoberta Pereira, selected four early-career playwrights for its 2015-16 Writing Fellows program: Liza Birkenmeier, Clarence Coo, Donja Love, and Ione Lloyd. (more...)

Cast Complete for LAZARUS, Starring Michael C. Hall, in London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Ahead of its hugely anticipated European premiere in a brand new 900-seater venue at Kings Cross Theatre, London, full casting for David Bowie and Enda Walsh's Lazarus is announced today. (more...)

American Blues Theater Presents the 15th Anniversary Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

American Blues Theater continues its 2016-2017 Season with the 15th Anniversary Production of the holiday favorite It's a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! The production, based on the beloved Frank Capra's film, is directed by Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside with music direction by Michael Mahler. It's a Wonderful Life runs November 18 - December 31, 2016 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago.   (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Seattle Rep's A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the full ensemble cast of its season opening production, A Raisin in the Sun, a classic Lorraine Hansberry's drama, directed by Timothy McCuen Piggee. (more...)

Form Theatricals and Celebration Theatre to Present BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

After sold out runs across the country, Drew Droege (Drunk History, Bob's Burgers, and the internet's 'Chloe') returns to Los Angeles due to demand, high on the heels of a run in New York at the Barrow Street Theater, with Bright Colors And Bold Patterns at the Celebration Theatre (6760 Lexington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038) from September 26 through November 14, every Monday at 8pm.            (more...)

Photo Flash: SISTER ACT at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Sister Act, running September 16 - October 16, 2016 in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre at Omaha Community Playhouse, is Broadway's smash musical comedy based on the 1992 blockbuster movie starring Whoopi Goldberg. (more...)

Full Company to Set Sail in Lookingglass Theatre Company's MOBY DICK at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Set sail on an epic adventure this holiday season with a dramatically reimagined production of Moby Dick. Adaptor and director David Catlin brings his daring new adaptation of the classic seafaring tale to Arena Stage, using bold trapeze and acrobatic work to bring to life Captain Ahab's harrowing quest for the legendary great while whale. (more...)

Jason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements from The Tempest with language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. (more...)

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Returns to Leddy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

No one is born to be a failure. No one is poor who has friends. Simple thoughts that were the inspiration for one of the richest, most uplifting, most beloved American films ever made.  Frank Capra's classic tale of George Bailey and his Christmas Eve visit with a guardian angel was nominated for five Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor.  After 70 years, it remains as powerful and moving as the day it was made. (more...)

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS to Make KC Area Debut at OCTA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Olathe Civic Theatre Association (OCTA) continues its 2016-2017 season with the Kansas City area premiere of the British comedy One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean and directed by Rick Bumgardner, beginning October 14. (more...)

David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Rehearsals begin today for the European premiere of David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS, ahead of preview performances from Tuesday 25 October in a brand new 900-seater venue at Kings Cross Theatre built specifically for the production. Playing for 13 WEEKS ONLY until Sunday 22 January 2017, LAZARUS will have its official opening night on Tuesday 8 November 2016. (more...)

Writers Theatre Continues 25th Anniversary Season with EAST TEXAS HOT LINKS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 25th Anniversary Season with East Texas Hot Links, written by Eugene Lee and directed by Ron OJ Parson. The show runs October 19, 2016 - January 22, 2017 in The Gillian Theatre: 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  (more...)

Kravis Center Announces Holiday Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season with seven holiday-themed shows for the whole family, along with the start on November 1 of the KravisCenter's Holiday Gift Certificate Promotion - purchase $100 or more and receive a 15 percent discount from the Kravis Center Gift Shop and Bistro Teatro Catering By The Breakers. (more...)

Cherry Jones to Make West End Debut in John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE with Michael Esper, Brian J. Smith, and Kate O'Flynn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two, to bring his acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie to the Duke of York's Theatre for a limited season. (more...)

'Andrew Young and the Making of Modern Atlanta' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

A new book by Ambassador Andrew Young offers first-hand accounts of decisions that shaped Atlanta's growth from a small, provincial city in the Deep South to an international metropolis that influences global affairs. (more...)

The Sherman Playhouse Presents LIFE WITH FATHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

On December 2, The Sherman Playhouse will debut Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse's classic family portrait Life with Father.  (more...)

Horatio Alger Association Raises $250,000 for its Scholarship Programs through Benefit Concert at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016


Horatio Alger Association Raises $250,000 for Scholarship Programs through Benefit Concert at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

In partnership with Horatio Alger Members Harvey L. Massey, Clarence Otis, Jr. and James M. Seneff, Jr., the funds raised will support promising students in Central Florida and beyond (more...)

Breaking News: Allison Janney & John Benjamin Hickey Will Return to Broadway in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Producer Stuart Thompson announced today that John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation will return to Broadway this spring in a revival starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa and Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan. Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Punk Rock) will direct the production, which is set to open at the Barrymore Theatre in April 2017 and will run for 15 weeks only. (more...)

J N Pratley Pens A MANIA OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Plato proclaims two kinds of mania: one arising from disease, the other from love. 'A Mania of Love' by J.N. Pratley is the latter. (more...)

VIDEO: SOMETHING ROTTEN's Leslie Kritzer Creates Hilarious 'Tacos for Hillary 2016'
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2016

Who doesn't love tacos? Leslie Kritzer sure does! In light of one of Hillary Clinton's recent comments saying 'I personally think a taco truck on every corner sounds absolutely delicious,' Kritzer brings the world her latest music video 'Taco Truck Invasion.' (more...)

Wayne Brady, Whitney Bashor, Saycon Sengbloh and More Tapped for Michael Arden's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at the Wallis; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Legendary American composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim's masterwork Merrily We Roll Along is revisited in a new production under the direction of Tony Award nominee Michael Arden (Spring Awakening) set for the Bram Goldsmith Theater stage at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from November 23 through December 18. (more...)

AT&T Unveils 2017 Edition of The Heritage Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016


BWW Review: RICHARD III at STNJ is Powerful and Enthralling
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 14, 2016

An enthralling production of William Shakespeare's 'Richard III' is onstage at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. Directed by Paul Mullins and featuring a stellar cast, the show will be performed through Sunday, November 6th. (more...)

Huntington Announces Special Events, Talks for TIGER STYLE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

In conjunction with its upcoming production of Tiger Style!, the Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations.  (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Company Presents THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

From October 21 - November 20, 2016, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the New England Premiere of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, a bold new musical by Broadway legends John Kander and Fred Ebb about a sensational true story that changed American history.  (more...)

Dolly Parton Announces $2.5 Million Parade Set to Debut During Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana has long been known as one of the world's best holiday theme park events. Dolly Parton today unveiled plans for an awe-inspiring new parade (more...)

Launch CT Chapter League of Professional Theatre Women
by Lauren Yarger - Aug 31, 2016

The League of Professional Theatre Women has launched a chapter in Connecticut. (more...)

Maria Dizzia to Replace Annie Parisse in Second Stage Theatre's THE LAYOVER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Second Stage Theatre just announced Maria Dizzia will assume the role of Shellie in the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip Cullman, on Tuesday, September 6. She returns to Second Stage Theatre after her acclaimed performance in the title role of Eurydice, during the company's 28th season. (more...)

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY and More Set for Washington Stage Guild's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The Washington Stage Guild announces the 2016-2017 season of our distinctive repertory, an array of eloquent plays of idea and argument, passion and wit-smart theatre for a smart town! (more...)

Anne Hathaway Attached to Star in LIVE FAST DIE HOT, Based on Bestseller
by Movies News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Anne Hathaway is attached to star in the new film LIVE FAST DIE HOT from Warner Bros. The project is based on bestselling author Jenny Mollen's book, published by Doubleday in June. (more...)

Clarence William Sickles Presents A HISTORY OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Clarence William Sickles traces the history of the famed Decalogue in his book, 'A History of the Ten Commandments' (published by Xlibris). This book is essential reading for those seeking to discover information about the greatest document in human history and wanting to learn about a new moral standard desperately needed in the ethically corrupt world of the present day. (more...)

ABOUT CLARENCE AND ME Chronicles a Chance Encounter at TNC's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival presents, in association with Infinite Intel Productions, ABOUT Clarence AND ME A Story of Music, Love and Life Performed on a Grand Piano. (more...)

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