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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

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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...)

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...)

Barrow Street Theatre Presents BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 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...)

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...)

GeckoSystems Praises SCOTUS Decision Re: Naked Shorting Stocks & States Rights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

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Opera North Welcomes New Resident Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Opera North is pleased to welcome its 2016 Resident Artists to the Upper Valley. Seventeen young professionals from around the US were chosen from almost 700 applicants to participate in Opera North's Resident Artist program. For the next two months, they will work with world-class directors, designers, and conductors as they prepare for roles in the season's productions.  (more...)

Opera North Announces Cast and Creatives for DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

LEBANON, NH – Opera North is pleased to announce the principal roles for Daughter of the Regiment, one of its three 2016 mainstage productions. The role of Marie will be shared by Martha Eason and Lindsay Ohse; the role of Tonio will be shared by Martin Clark and Andrew Surrena; the role of The Marquise of Birkenfeld will be shared by Natalie Rose Havens and Heather Gallagher; and Alex Soare will play Sergeant Sulpice. In addition, Maureen Brennan will appear as the Duchess of Krakenthorp. (more...)

Historian George Muschamp to Helm 1776 at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present 1776 the musical, to celebrate the 240th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration Of Independence. Performances will be held at GCT Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 2pm July 15-31, 2016. GCT only seats 80. Limited Reserved Seating Tickets are $18 plus tax/fees of the Gettysburg Borough Amusement Tax. Tickets can be ordered online at www.GettysburgCommunityTheatre.org or by calling 717-334-2692 for group sales of 20 or more or visit the box office during box office hours 5-7pm Mondays-Thursdays at GCT. Opening night will include a complimentary wine reception with the cast and crew after the performance. (more...)

Second Stage Uptown Extends Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Second Stage Theatre 2016 Uptown Series' production of ENGAGEMENTS has been extended by one week and will now play through Saturday, August 20. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present IAGO by James McLure This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to announce the New Jersey premiere of IAGO by James McLure. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 7/17/2016 - 7/24/2016
by BWW - Jul 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 7/17/2016 - 7/24/2016. (more...)

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to Present Free Concert at Clarence Town Park, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

BUFFALO, NY - The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will present a free performance at 7 PM Wednesday, July 20, in the bandshell at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main Street. Excellent opportunities for photos and video exist. (more...)

Cartoon Network Orders Second Season of Emmy-Nominated Series THE POWERPUFF GIRLS
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The wildly successful Powerpuff Yourself avatar maker has also given over 12 million fans of all ages the ability to see themselves as a real Townsville superhero. The series also picked up its first Emmy nomination this year for 'Outstanding Short Form Animated Program.' (more...)

Welcome to the Renaissance! Meet the New Company of SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Everything is changing at the St. James Theatre! As BroadwayWorld previously announced, the smash hit musical comedy Something Rotten! has recently welcomed a slew of new principal cast members for its second year on Broadway.  The production now stars  Will Chase (Shakespeare), Catherine Brunell (Portia), Josh Grisetti (Nigel Bottom) and Leslie Kritzer (Bea), who were welcomed to the Renaissance yesterday July 18, and Rob McClure (Nick Bottom), who joined the cast just last month. Get to know the new cast below! (more...)

The National Civil Rights Museum Announces 25th Freedom Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Today, the National Civil Rights Museum announced recipients of The Freedom Award, the museum's signature event that honors outstanding individuals for their significant contributions to civil and human rights. This year's honorees are Benjamin Crump, civil rights attorney; Tawakkol Karman, Yemeni human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; The Honorable Damon Jerome Keith, longest serving judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court; Soledad O'Brien, journalist and executive producer; and Bryan Stevenson, attorney and social justice activist. (more...)

Acclaimed WGN America Drama UNDERGROUND Featured at NAACP's 107th Annual Convention
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

WGN America's acclaimed series UNDERGROUND, which follows a courageous group of American heroes who attempt a daring flight to freedom from slavery, has teamed with the 107th NAACP Annual Convention, July 17-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (more...)

NYFA Awards Over $600K to New York State Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of its Artists' Fellowship Program. (more...)

TNC's 2016 Dream Up Festival to Present ABOUT CLARENCE AND ME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival Presents 'About Clarence and Me', A Story About Race, Love and Music Performed on the Bench of a Grand Piano. (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...)

The University of Texas at Austin Presents A SHADOW AMONG STRANGERS September 7-9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

The romance, passion and fears of Edgar Allan Poe are brought to life by actor Lucien Douglas in this dramatic, solo performance that includes The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, Eleonora, To Helen, selected letters, and more. The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents A Shadow Among Strangers: Performing the Life and Works of Edgar Allan Poe September 7-9, 2016 at the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre. Admission is free. (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...)

Stage and Screen Star Aaron Tveit to Play The VETS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Broadway, TV, and film actor and singer Aaron Tveit will play The VETS in Providence on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 7:00pm. (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...)

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...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - POWERPUFF GIRLS Returns to Cartoon Network 9/1
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Cartoon Network is kicking off the school year with all your favorite shows! Emmy-nominated series THE POWERPUFF GIRLS returns Thursday nights beginning Sept. 1 at 5:30 p.m. (ET/PT), with a full week of power-packed premieres following on Monday, Sept. 19. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's TREASURE ISLAND, Opening Tonight in Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

After receiving five Off West End Award nominations for their 2016 opening production of 'Much Ado About Nothing', Iris Theatre's open air promenade version of 'Treasure Island' opens tonight in the ground of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden in London. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD' Sets Opening at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Just announced, Second Stage Theatre's New York Premiere production of NOTES FROM THE FIELD: DOING TIME IN EDUCATION, the latest work created, written and performed by groundbreaking theatre artist Anna Deavere Smith with music composed and performed by Marcus Shelby and directed by Leonard Foglia, will open on November 2, 2016 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). Previews will begin on October 15. (more...)

BWW Interview: Liza Vann in IAGO at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 12, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Liza Vann who will play Vivacity in James McLure's IAGO. Directed by the SuzAnne Barabas, the show will be performed at New Jersey Repertory Theatre from August 25th to September 25th. (more...)

Drew Droege and Michael Urie Team Up for BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS at Barrow Street
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 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) from September 16 through September 18 before transferring to Celebration Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

Theater for the New City Sets 7th Dream Up Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

From August 28 to September 18, 2016 Theater for the New City (TNC), under the direction of Crystal Field, Artistic Director, will present its seventh Dream Up Festival, a feast of adventurous theater featuring new works from across the country and abroad. Helmed by the theater's Literary Manager, Michael Scott-Price, the festival offers 19 plays, all of which are world premieres or New York premieres. (more...)

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