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Photo Flash: First Look at SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, in collaboration with The Sol Project, presents the New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's meditation on mourning, redemption and revenge, Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by 2016 Dora Award winner Weyni Mengesha, starring Flora Diaz (The Eyes of My Mother, Fox's 'Gotham'), Peter Jay Fernandez (Broadway: All the Way, Cyrano de Bergerac) and Flor De Liz Perez (CBS's 'The Good Wife,' West End: The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Dolphins and Sharks). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion Fundraiser to Kick Off in July
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

What do the City of Lights and the City of Big Shoulders have in common? They are both international destinations known for great food, iconic architecture, and live music. (more...)

Art House's JC Fridays is Back This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Summer is quickly approaching, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 55 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, June 2, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cape Rep Theatre's REGULAR SINGING
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre's 32nd season opens with the Cape Cod Premier of Richard Nelson's Regular Singing.  (more...)

El Círculo de Bellas Artes acogerá 'El Doblaje de Canciones en España'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 8, 2017

El proximo 3 de junio Santiago Aguirre, Ángel Fernandez y Eduardo Gutierrez presentaran 'El Doblaje de Canciones en España' en una mesa redonda que tendra lugar en el Circulo de Bellas Artes. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - May 6, 2017

An excellent cast brings a high energy performance of In The Heights to the Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport, CT, providing high quality entertainment with singing, dancing, and acting that captivate the audience. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hollyhock House Presents Immersive Experience FEFU AND HER FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

This May, in celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th anniversary, UNESCO World Heritage List-nominated Hollyhock House presents a J.U.S.T. Toys Production in association with Circle X Theatre Co. of a very unique immersive event, FEFU AND HER FRIENDS, written by Maria Irene Fornes, with choreography by Zsofia Nemes, musical composition by Daniel Szabo and directed by Kate Jopson. (more...)

CLOUD 9 and KAEJA D'DANCE Open This Tuesday in Repertory!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

MOonhORsE Dance Theatre and Kaeja d'Dance serve up the best in Canadian contemporary dance as they share a two-week engagement at The Theatre Centre from Tuesday May 9 to Saturday May 20 with works by award-winning choreographers, featuring some of Canada's most celebrated dancers. (more...)

BIG FISH to Splash Down to the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center presents esteemed screenwriter John August's poignant musical BIG FISH now through May 21, 2017. (more...)

E! Expands Popular 'Wags' Franchise with New Series WAGS ATLANTA
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2017

E! Entertainment heads down to "The A" for some southern hospitality with the latest iteration of the popular "WAGS" (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars) franchise as new series WAGS ATLANTA launches later this fall. (more...)

THE WHIRLIGIG Begins Previews Tonight at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The New Group proudly presents Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells, in a world premiere production directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

Valerie David's One-Woman Show 'PINK HULK' to Hit Orlando Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Actor and playwright Valerie David performs her inspiring, comical one-woman show about becoming a two-time cancer survivor. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Martin Zimmerman's SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project is presenting the New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's meditation on mourning, redemption and revenge, Seven Spots On The Sun, starring Flora Diaz (The Eyes of My Mother, Fox's 'Gotham') as Belen, Peter Jay Fernandez (Broadway: All the Way, Cyrano de Bergerac) as Eugenio and Flor De Liz Perez (CBS's 'The Good Wife,' West End: The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Dolphins and Sharks) as Monica. 2016 Dora Award winner Weyni Mengesha directs. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre presents IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Before there was Hamilton, there was In the Heights--Lin-Manuel Miranda's exuberant celebration of family and community set to the infectious rhythms of a Washington Heights neighborhood. Directed by Ryan Weible in his company directorial debut, with music direction by Armando Fox and choreography by Allison Paraiso, In the Heights lights up CCCT's Main Stage beginning June 9 and playing through July 16. For tickets and information visit the theatre's website at www.ccct.org or call 510.524.9012. (more...)

Hawaiian Tropic' Enlists Influencers To Spread The Indulgent Aloha Therapy Experience
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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Brooklyn Ballet Announces ROOTS & NEW GROUND 2 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Brooklyn Ballet announces its spring season, Roots & New Ground 2, sequel to its outstanding 2015 Roots and New Ground season. (more...)

Boog City Presents THE PORTABLE BOOG READER 10
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Boog City presents THE PORTABLE BOOG READER 10 Portland, Ore. and N.Y.C. Release Party on Sun., June 11, 1:00 p.m. at Unnameable Books, 600 Vanderbilt Ave. in Brooklyn. (more...)

Chicago Acting Couple Paula Scrofano and John Reeger to Star in THE GIN GAME at Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2017-2018 season with the Pulitzer-winning play The Gin Game written by D.L. Coburn, featuring Jeff Award winners Paula Scrofano and John Reeger, and directed by Ross Lehman. (more...)

WICKED Announces New London Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda),Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Jack Lansbury (Boq) and Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) will head the new London cast from Monday 24 July 2017, joining current cast members Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda).  (more...)

Jersey Tap Fest Announces 8th Annual Festival on National Tap Dance Day!
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Jersey Tap Fest, NJ's sole dance festival featuring world-class tap faculty and extravaganza, celebrates its eighth year, August 10-13, in East Hanover and Bloomfield, NJ. (more...)

2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

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Max Lifchitz and North/South Consonance Ensemble to Perform at New York Public Library at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Max Lifchitz will mark 50 years as a New York City resident with a retrospective concert featuring recent and erstwhile vocal and instrumental works. (more...)

3 Simple Tips Small Businesses Can Use to Take Their Marketing From Zero to 60 With Minimal Investment
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

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SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU Extend in Rep at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop announced today a one week extension for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. (more...)

Photo Flash: SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN Celebrates Opening at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by Weyni Mengesha, presented by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project, celebrated its opening night on May 10. Attendees included Ethan Lipton, Leigh Silverman and Keith Randolph Smith. The opening night party and celebration took place at Macondo West (2 Bank St.), and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA to Open R-S Theatrics' 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

R-S Theatrics is excited to announce its eighth season opener Light in the Piazza with the lush music of Adam Guettel (Floyd Collins), and the book by Craig Lucas (Prelude to a Kiss) has distilled Elizabeth Spencer's novella to a poignant tale about the essence of love. This production will continue R-S Theatrics residence with the Kranzberg Arts Organization. (more...)

DANCE FOR LIFE 2017 Companies Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago will exemplify Chicago's versatile and virtuoso dance community with the eight companies that are performing August 19 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, presents this annual benefit performance, which is preceded by a gala reception at the Hilton Chicago. (more...)

The Midtown International Theatre Festival Announces Summer 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Midtown International Theatre Festival returns for another summer of quality stage works. (more...)

Shattered Globe's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Extends Through 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Due to popular demand, Shattered Globe Theatre's hit Chicago premiere of Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY will add one additional week of performances, extending through May 27, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.  Directed by Jessica Thebus, the imaginative and moving drama was written for Ruhl's mother, Kathleen Ruhl, who stars in the Shattered Globe production. Tickets for all performances are currently available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. (more...)

HUNDRED DAYS, Rachel Chavkin-Helmed 'BUCKINGHAMSHIRE' and More Slated for 2017-18 at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced five productions as part of its complete 2017/18 Season. (more...)

Jason Manford, Savannah Stevenson, Emma Williams and More Set for Giggin4Good's SONGS4SOI Concert at Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The tenth Giggin4Good charity concert - Songs4Soi - will be presented at the Actors' Church, Covent Garden on May 28 featuring a stellar cast of vocalists, including TV presenter and actor, Jason Manford (Bigheads, The Nightly Show, The Producers), recent West End Glinda, Savannah Stevenson (Wicked, Aspects Of Love) and WhatsOnStage Award Winner and four time Olivier Award nominee Emma Williams (Half A Sixpence, Mrs Henderson Presents, Love Story, Zorro). (more...)

Spielplan Juli 2017 Theater/Komodie am Kurfurstendamm
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen, in der Anlage schicken wir Ihnen unseren Spielplan fur Juli. (more...)

Golden Boy Boxing Continues Live on ESPN Today
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN continues today, Thursday, May 18 with a 10-round super bantamweight bout set featuring Diego De La Hoya (17-0, 9 KOs) and Erik Ruiz (16-6-1, 6 KOs) (more...)

BWW Previews: Discussing Prejudice on HIV, LEMBRO TODO DIA DE VOCÊ – Um Musical Original Inédito, Opens at CCBB São Paulo.
by Claudio Erlichman - May 17, 2017

With more than 20 plays produced, nominated in 61 awards and estimated audience of more than 120 thousand spectators, the Nucleo Experimental, directed by Ze Henrique de Paula, continues working for the creation of a Brazilian identity in musical theater with its new montage, Lembro Todo Dia De Voce (I Remember You Every Day). (more...)

'Risky Playwright' Emma Goldman-Sherman Unveils Risqué New Play WHORTICULTURE at Bernie Wohl
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The 29th Street Playwrights Collective presents a staged reading of WHORTICULTURE, Tuesday, June 6, 7:30pm at the Bernie Wohl Center as part of the New Works Series. (more...)

Roseneath Theatre Announces 'Be True To You' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Artistic Director Andrew Lamb and Managing Director Annemieke Wade have announced Roseneath Theatre's 2017-18 Season - Be True To You - on today's International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (dayagainsthomophobia.org). (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2017, 7/26-8/13
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Concerts including Angelique Kidjo's Remain in Light, Rumer with special guest Dionne Warwick, Nick Lowe's Quality Rock 'n' Roll Revue starring Los Straitjackets, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson's Suite for Ma Dukes, Natalia Lafourcade, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, International Contemporary Ensemble in a Tribute to Pauline Oliveros (more...)

2017 HBOAccess Writing Fellowship Semi-Finalists Selected
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

HBO announced the 30 writers selected to advance to the semi-final round of the 2017 HBOAccess Writing Fellowship. (more...)

BWW Previews: Teater KataK's CLEOPATRA in Gedung Kesenian Jakarta
by Yuliani Supandji - May 15, 2017

Teater KataK will perform an original play titled CLEOPATRA, May 12-14 at Gedung Kesenian Jakarta. (more...)

Green Show Performances Return to OSF 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Free outdoor entertainment returns to the newly renovated "Bricks" June 16 when DanceAbility International takes the Courtyard Stage as the first Oregon Shakespeare Festival Green Show performers of the season. The Green Show begins with the official opening of the outdoor Allen Elizabethan Theatre and continues through October 15, six nights a week at 6:45 p.m. The full schedule of free performances by local, national and international acts is available here. (more...)

THE WHIRLIGIG, Starring Zosia Mamet and Norbert Leo Butz, Extends at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Due to demand, The New Group has announced an additional week for the company's world premiere production of Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells.  (more...)

Young People's Theatre Workshop presents BYE BYE BIRDIE 5/26- 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Young People's Theatre Workshop (YPTW) presents the hip-swiveling, rock 'n roll musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie, on stage at the Players Club of Swarthmore May 26 to June 4. The Bye Bye Birdie cast includes more than 60 student thespians from the Philadelphia area, ages 8-18. Show dates are May 26, 27, 30, June 1 and 3 at 7:30 p.m., May 29 at 6 p.m. and May 28 and June 4 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and all seats are reserved. Call 610-558-0988 to reserve tickets. (more...)

Lyric Theatre Introduces 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2017 summer season will take patrons on a whirlwind adventure, from a famed recording session with rock 'n' roll icons and a spectacular Disney musical to a classic New York City love story and a toe-tapping hip-hop dance spectacle. (more...)

The North/South Trio Presents Free Concert NOTHING FORGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

On Monday evening May 22, violinist Claudia Schaer and cellist Marisol Espada will join forces with pianist Max Lifchitz for a free-admission concert featuring alluring and refreshing chamber works by composers from Mexico, Puerto Rico and the US. (more...)

BWW Previews: SENHOR DAS MOSCAS (Lord Of The Flies), Golding's Dark Fable, Receives Musical Version at Teatro do SESI
by Claudio Erlichman - May 1, 2017

Senhor das Moscas (Lord of the Flies), a 1954 novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author William Golding opens at Teatro do SESI for free season from May 4 to December 3. With direction by Ze Henrique de Paula, musical direction by Fernanda Maia, cast of 13 actors, and  translation by Herbert Bianchi and Ze Henrique de Paula; the story's premise focuses on a group of British boys stranded on an uninhabited island and their attempt to govern themselves, with disastrous results. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Full Casting Announced for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is today announced for Girl from the North Country which previews from Monday 10 July 2017 with a press night on Wednesday 26 July 2017. (more...)

Paul Rudnick's New Play BIG NIGHT and More Slated for 2017-18 at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 2017-2018 season at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at Pasadena City College Brings Washington Heights to California
by Erica Garcia - Apr 27, 2017

Pasadena City College brought Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS to Southern California in an exciting, vibrant, and mesmerizing production. (more...)

Block Party Continues with Opening of CITIZEN This Sunday at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Center Theatre Group's Block Party continues with the opening of The Fountain Theatre production of "Citizen: An American Lyric" this Sunday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Based on a book of poetry by Claudia Rankine, adapted for the stage by Fountain Co-Artistic Director Stephen Sachs and directed by Shirley Jo Finney, "Citizen: An American Lyric" will begin previews April 28 and continue for 11 performances only through May 7, 2017. (more...)

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