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'PINK HULK' One-Woman Show Coming to Charm City Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Award-winning The Pink Hulk: One Woman's Journey to Find the Superhero Within, written and starring professional actor and playwright Valerie David, will have performances Nov. 9, 11, 12 and 13 as part of the fifth annual Charm City Fringe Festival in Baltimore. (more...)

BWW Review: Lots of Fun with Miss Marple in Desert Theatreworks' Mystery Drawing Room Comedy
by Audrey Liebross - Nov 8, 2016

Desert Theatreworks' (DTW's) A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED, adapted by Leslie Darbon from the Agatha Christie novel, isn't exactly Noel Coward or Oscar Wilde, but the production's excellence provides a rollicking good time, and more than makes up for any weaknesses in the script. (more...)

Columbus Children's Theatre to Present THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Columbus Children's Theatre will present The Best Christmas Pageant Ever November 25 - December 18 at Park Street Theatre located at 512 Park Street. Written by Barbara Robinson This production is directed by William Goldsmith. (more...)

OSF Closes its 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival wrapped up the 2016 season on October 30 with the final performances of Great Expectations, Richard II, Twelfth Night and The Yeomen of the Guard. Preparations for the 2017 season and 2017 member ticket sales are already underway. The 2017 opening weekend is February 24-26; preview performances begin February 17. (more...)

Howard University Spearheads Cross Collegiate Collaboration Around the EVERY28HOURS Plays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Following successful and inciting on-campus presentations and filming of the Every 28 Hours (E28H) Plays at Howard University on October 21st and Bowie State University on October 31st, Howard alums and E28H producers Maleke Glee and Tevin Giddens will spearhead a digital and cross-collegiate initiative across social media platforms to encourage an open dialogue that further expands awareness, and provides a space for activism, healing, and psychological resilience in the face of systemic violence against black bodies.  To begin this endeavor, Williams College, a liberal arts institution of higher learning in MA, will join forces with their DC counterparts and produce an event that will spark conversation online. (more...)

Hollywood Premiere Party Debuts All New Theater Experience This October
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Hollywood Premiere Party The Show brings the dazzle of Hollywood to the masses with an all-new, immersive theater experience. This unique show is the ultimate Hollywood-style event, mixing humor, 'celebrity' antics, interactive theater, dinner, live music and red carpet treatment all in one memorable night. The party opens at Manor on Vine on Friday, Oct. 7from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and runs every Friday and Today through Nov. 5. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's AIDA — Opening TONIGHT!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's Aida in a new production directed by Francesca Zambello and featuring designs by Los Angeles-based, contemporary visual artist RETNA (Marquis Duriel Lewis). A co-production with Washington National Opera, Seattle Opera and Minnesota Opera, this striking and bold vision for Verdi's enduring classic will feature soprano Leah Crocetto and tenor Brian Jagde in their role debuts as the lovers at the heart of the opera, the enslaved princess Aida and the Egyptian war hero Radames. Mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk is Amneris, the daughter of the king who desires Radames' love, baritone George Gagnidze portrays Aida's vengeful father, Amonasro, and bass Raymond Aceto is Ramfis. The international cast and San Francisco Opera Orchestra will be conducted by Company Music DirectorNicola Luisotti. Resident Conductor Jordi Bernàcer will conduct the final performance on December 6.Ian Robertson is Chorus Director. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Presents 'Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design', Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Showcasing rare furniture, lighting fixtures, and interiors, as well as designs for the extraordinary Maison de Verre, the glass house completed in Paris in 1932, the exhibition is bringing together over 180 rarely-seen works from major public and private collections in Europe and the United States. It will also address Chareau's life and work in the New York area, after he left Paris during the German occupation of the city, including the house he designed for Robert Motherwell in 1947 in East Hampton, Long Island. Drawings, ephemeral material, and archival photographs will provide contextual background to Chareau's activities in France and the United States. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces The World Premiere of WORKING IN PROCESS/ NEW BODIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 3pm and 7:30pm and Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents Working in Process/ New Bodies, the culmination and World Premiere of choreographer Jodi Melnick's Works & Process residency with dancers Sara Mearns, Jared Angle, and Gretchen Smith at the Guggenheim's Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater. Melnick's work weaves dance, spoken text, and moderated discussion with Claudia La Rocco, with live music for harpsichord by composer Gyorgy Ligeti, violin by composer Heinrich Biber, and newly commissioned music by Robert Boston. (more...)

First U.S. Exhibition on Designer & Architect Pierre Chareau Set for The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Jewish Museum will present the first U.S. exhibition focused on French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) from November 4, 2016 through March 26, 2017. (more...)

Appsbuyout Acquires Top Android GPS Testing App
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

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2016 BroadwayWorld Italy Regional Awards Update
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Italy Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Portada Announces Kellogg, Publicis Media, Coca Cola, Heineken Contribute to 2017 Online Video Marketing Guide (Free Download)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at RUMPY PUMPY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

British musical "Rumpy Pumpy!" is the remarkable true story of two genteel ladies from the Hampshire Women's Institute who campaign for better conditions for Working Girls  (more...)

LiveU Brings the Future of Broadcasting to Customers Now
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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John Legend & More Set for BBC MUSIC AWARDS on BBC America, 12/14
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

BBC AMERICA announced today it will air the BBC MUSIC AWARDS on December 14th at 10/9c. (more...)

Twelfth Edition of PS122's Coil Features Dance, Theater, Virtual Reality and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Performance Space 122's annual performance festival, Coil, returns for its twelfth edition with 13 individual events. The festival explores the constant vitality of live performance in New York City through contemporary artists from diverse genres, cultures and perspectives. Featuring work created locally, across the U.S., and around the world, Coil is known for its groundbreaking contemporary performance across interdisciplinary art, working with new technologies and forms. Through installations, live and virtual practices, PS122 is committed to redefining how, where, and when performance is experienced. (more...)

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at Secret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS was first shown as an animated television special in 1965 and has been part of the holiday tradition ever since. This family-friendly holiday musical based on the beloved special follows Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the whole Peanuts gang as they grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. (more...)

25 Days of Christmas 2016 Uses Calldorado Again after Nearly Doubling Revenues Last Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

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Love, Laughs, and Ninja Fights in Seattle Rep's VIETGONE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents Vietgone, the highly anticipated new play, produced in association with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, from up-and-coming playwright Qui Nguyen (Vampire Cowboys). Vietgone loosely chronicles Nguyen's parent's journey from Vietnam to American in 1975, with a quirky approach Nguyen describes as 'a sex comedy about my parents.' With direction by May Adrales, who has been with the show since its inception, Vietgone will run December 2, 2016-January 1, 2017 (opening night is December 7, 2016) in the Leo K. Theatre. Tickets are on sale now through the Seattle Rep Box Office at 206.443.2222and online at seattlerep.org. (more...)

European Aviation Network (EAN) is airborne!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

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CHRISTMAS INN at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

It's just days before Christmas and the Christmas Inn is a hive of activity. Two famous entertainers who split up their act return to the Inn--one to try out his new Christmas show and the other to see the place one last time before it is sold. Enjoy an evening of holiday music, laughter and a poignant story filled with Christmas magic as the supporting players and the families of the feuding stars try to get them to reunite and recreate the act which made them famous. The show features all your favorite Christmas songs including an old-fashioned sing-along. (more...)

Victory Gardens Partners with QUEER, ILL + OKAY and More for World AIDS Day
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater, Art AIDS America Chicago and Center on Halsted announce the two-day World AIDS Day Celebration We're Still Here: HIV/AIDS Then & Now, an HIV/AIDS Arts and Cultural Impact Panel and Performance is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30pmat Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted Street. (more...)

BRANCACCINO, Muta Imago, 25-27 novembre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Debutta in prima nazionale, 25, 26 novembre ore 20.00 e 27 novembre ore 18.00, al Teatro Brancaccino, BARTLEBY, secondo capitolo della trilogia 'Racconti americani' ideato dalla compagnia Muta Imago, co-prodotto con il Festival Notafee (Estonia), con la regia di Claudia Sorace, la drammaturgia sonora e voce narrante di Riccardo Fazi, il video di Maria Elena Fusacchia e la musica originale di V. L. Wildpanner. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CEK Productions' World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES begins previews Friday, November 11, 2016 and opens Friday, November 18 at 8pm. The production runs through Sunday, December 18 at the Matrix Theatre, 7657 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. (more...)

Ted Louis Levy to Star in JELLY'S LAST JAM at Le Petit Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

TED LOUIS LEVY steps into the past while looking to the future. Swinging, forward, into the lead roll of Jelly's Last Jam at La' Petit! (more...)

Miro Magloire Presents World Premiere To Music By Michel Galante, 11/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Miro Magloire presents his New Chamber Ballet in the world premiere of a work to music by frequent collaborator Michel Galante, commissioned by the O'Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation.   The program will be completed by Miro works to music by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Mauricio Kagel, and Reiko Fueting, November 18 & 19.  (more...)

Big Carlos Vives and Shakira Among Winners of 17th LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Argentine-Mexican actor Sebastián Rulli joined Puerto Rican singer/songwriter and actress Roselyn Sánchez to host the 17th Annual LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS live on the Univision Network last night from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (more...)

Nana's World Jazz Ensemble Announces Upcoming New York Appearances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Nana Simopoulos, the internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and educator, released Skins, her seventh recording on June 20, 2016 (more...)

BWW Review: RAGTIME Celebrates the Search for Freedom and Equality at the Turn of the 20th Century
by Shari Barrett - Nov 17, 2016

RAGTIME: The Musical, currently being presented brilliantly by Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center through December 4, 2016, is set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York. Based on the classic E. L. Doctorow novel, featuring a Tony Award-winning book by Terrence McNally, RAGTIME weaves together three distinctly American tales -- that of a stifled suburban mother represented by Mother, the matriarch of a white upper-class family in New Rochelle, New York; Tateh, an inventive Jewish immigrant from Latvia; and Coalhouse Walker Jr., a daring young Harlem musician - all united by their courage, compassion and belief in the promise of the future in America at the turn of the 20th Century. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Annual Family Holiday Spectacular Takes Flight with MARY POPPINS.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes flight this holiday season with Centenary Stage Company's Family Holiday Musical Mary Poppins, November 25 through December 11 at the Lackland Performing Arts Center.  This "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" musical adventure is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, astonishing stagecraft and a live orchestra.  Centenary Stage Company's Family Holiday Musical not only signifies the start of the holiday season for many but celebrates all of Centenary Stage Company's programming by combining local regional talent, CSC staff, Centenary University Theatre Department faculty and students, Young Performers Workshop students and professional guest artists. (more...)

Tom Skerritt Wins Best Actor Award for Indie Film DAY OF DAYS at WIFF World Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Tom Skerritt (Top Gun, Alien, MASH) and Claudia Zevallos, starring in Bass Entertainment Pictures and co-venture partner, Aurum Film Group's, feature, DAY OF DAYS, received best actor awards for their evocative and poignant performances in the well-received independent film at the 11 th annual Women's International Film & Arts Festival held November 3 rd through 6 th in Miami, Florida. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Phenomenon Reappears In New Brazilian Version By Möeller & Botelho
by Claudio Erlichman - Nov 16, 2016

The Rocky Horror Show is a rare theatrical phenomenon. After debuting in a small room in London's underground circuit in 1973, it became a movie, became a pop icon and never left the stage and movie screens. A true legion of fans helps maintain the aura of the musical, in special exhibitions, meetings and happenings all over the world. Four decades after its launch, Charles Moeller & Claudio Botelho will present their Brazilian version at Teatro Porto Seguro. (more...)

Fellowship for Performing Arts Announces Third Production For 2016/2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Fellowship for Performing Arts announced today a third production as part of the 2016/2017 season. (more...)

Upcoming World Premiere Musical 'LUSH LIFE' changes its title to 'WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. (more...)

HBO to Debut PATRIA O MUERTE: CUBA, FATHERLAND OR DEATH, 11/28
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

From first-time director Olatz López Garmendia, PATRIA O MUERTE: CUBA, FATHERLAND OR DEATH is a visceral look at the state of the country today through the eyes of its artists, activists, bloggers, writers, musicians and everyday people, who live amidst political unrest and economic inequality. (more...)

BWW Review: NINE at Spinning Tree Theatre
by Alan Portner - Nov 10, 2016

'Nine' makes its audiences work to achieve full understanding (more...)

HBO to Debut 4-Part Documentary Event THE DEFIANT ONES in 2017
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

THE DEFIANT ONES, a four-part documentary event, will debut on HBO in 2017, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. (more...)

A.C.T. Nabs Five 2016 Theatre Bay Area Awards, Including Honor for CHESTER BAILEY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)'s world premiere production of Joseph Dougherty's Chester Bailey this past spring was the recipient three 2016 Theatre Bay Area Awards, including Outstanding World Premiere Play, Outstanding Production of a Play and Outstanding Lighting Design (Robert Hand). (more...)

BWW Review: Compelling and Relevant CLYBOURNE PARK by CPH/CWRU
by Roy Berko - Dec 9, 2016

This country is in political and social turmoil. There is a President-elect who appears will win the Electoral College endorsement, while losing the election by a reported 2-million plus votes. There is a rise of xenophobia, the Alt-right, the presence of hate groups, possible destruction of the health care system, while the liberal-left pleads for protection against sexual imposition, women and gay rights, and clean air. (more...)

Mayor of Wandsworth to Make Panto Debut at Tara Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Worshipful The Mayor of Wandsworth Councillor Richard Field will appear in performances of Bollywood Jack on Monday 12, Friday 16, Monday 19, Friday 30 December and 7 January. (more...)

120 Years of Grand Panto Exhibition Opens at Light House Media Centre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Celebrate the history of Wolverhampton pantomime with a new free exhibition that is now open to the public at the Light House Media Centre. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STALKING Murder Mystery Dinner Set for Crowne Plaza Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Mystery Train is poised to kill off the Old Year and start investigating the mystery of New Year! 'A Christmas Stalking' hits the rails at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1301 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City, Missouri on December 31st at 6:30 pm. (more...)

Victory Gardens to Stage World Premiere of Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

The 2016 TBA Awards Celebration: Full Award Recipients & Celebration Photos
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Theatre Bay Area announced the 2016 TBA Awards recipients at The 2016 TBA Awards Celebration on Monday, December 5 at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater. (more...)

STRANGER THINGS, WESTWORLD Among 2017 WGA TV Nominations; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2016. (more...)

MOONLIGHT Among Winners of 2016 LA Film Critics Awards; Full List!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

MOONLIGHT won for Best Picture of the Year, it was announced by Claudia Puig, President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA). (more...)

Abigail Breslin, Norbert Leo Butz and More Join The New Group's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The New Group announces additional casting for productions coming up in the company's 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CHRISTMAS INN at Westchester Broadway Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents CHRISTMAS INN, with Book and Original Lyrics by Kathy Keating Wheeler & Bob Fitzsimmons, and Original Music and Arrangements by Steven Silverstein. Directed and Choreographed by Richard Stafford with Musical Direction by Ryan Edward Wise, the production runs now through December 23rd, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Holiday Round Table Luncheon is Completely Sold Out!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The  annual Holiday Round Table Luncheon on Wednesday, December 14 at noon at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel is completely  sold out. (more...)

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