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Award-Winning Comedian, Rita Rudner, Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Following a sold-out engagement in 2015, Feinstein's at the Nikko is thrilled to welcome back award-winning comedian and New York Times best-selling author, Rita Rudner, for two performances only - Friday, April 28 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, April 29 (7 p.m.). Beloved around the country for her endless wit, Rudner will perform a night of hilarious comedy guaranteed to keep audiences laughing until their sides hurt! Tickets for Rita Rudner range in price from$40 - $60 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or   (more...)

10HL Dance Company Returns to New Brunswick for 5th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

10 Hairy Legs returns to New Brunswick for its fifth consecutive season at a new location. Tickets for the weeknight show are $25 General Admission/Students at the Door and $20 for Artists, Students in Advance and Groups of 10 or more.  Tickets: The performance features the New Jersey Premieres of 10HL 2016 Commissions by Doug Varone and Megan Williams, a Preview of a new Commission by New Jersey native Al Blackstone, and a new work choreographed by Artistic Director Randy James. (more...)

by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 8, 2017

Este espectaculo, con texto de Álvaro Mencia y Manuel Belizon y direccion musical de Julio Vaquero y Sara Navacerrada, se representara todos los viernes de marzo en la Sala Tu (more...)

FUN HOME, MIES JULIE and More Lead Victory Gardens 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces the lineup for its 2017-2018 Season. Victory Gardens' 43rd Season will include the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron; the Chicago premieres of Fade, a co-production with Teatro Vista, by Tanya Saracho, and Mies Julie, a contemporary reworking of August Strindberg's classic Miss Julie by Yael Farber, as well as the world premieres of Breach: a manifesto on race in america through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate by Antoinette Nwandu and Doing It by Boo Killebrew. (more...)

Regional Premiere of TUCK EVERLASTING Among Hale Centre's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Hale Centre Theatre, Utah's professional family theater, officially unveiled its 2018 entertainment season that will mark the first full year in the new 130,000 square-foot Mountain America Performing Arts Centre in Sandy City. The 2018 season, sponsored by Mountain America, will feature eight productions on the season ticket and two special engagement productions. They will run non-stop on the theater's proscenium thrust, Jewel Box Stage, and the larger, one-of-a-kind Centre Stage, built by international stage design company Tait Stage Technology. (more...)

Charlottesville Opera To Present Librettist Claudia Stevens For Lecture, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Librettist Claudia Stevens will give a free lecture for ticket holders and Virginia Festival of the Book participants before Charlottesville Opera's March 23performance of Middlemarch in Spring. (more...)

BWW Review: BUS STOP at Jewel Box Theatre is a Trip Worth Taking
by Robert Barossi - Mar 6, 2017

Let's face it, long bus rides can be an at-times uncomfortable and awkward journey. The seats are not always conducive to comfort and if there are lots of people, it's going to get cramped. But, as the saying goes, it's not about the journey, it's about the destination, and while the ride might be bumpy, getting to our destination is often rewarding and exciting. William Inge's Bus Stop, now playing at Jewel Box Theatre, is a bit like a long bus journey. The ride might have its ups and downs, but it's the destination, the pay-off, that makes it a journey well worth taking. (more...)

Stars of WAR PAINT, Idina Menzel, Ben Platt, Annaleigh Ashford and More Set for NYTW's 2017 Gala Honoring Michael Greif
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announced today that the NYTW 2017 Spring Gala will celebrate partnerships with honorees Dartmouth College, whose residency partnership with NYTW spans a quarter of a century; along with longtime NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award-nominated Director Michael Greif (Dear Evan Hansen, War Paint), who was an inaugural member of NYTW's 'New Directors Project' in 1984 and rose to prominence with his direction of Machinal at the Public and Rent at NYTW. The Gala will be held on Monday, May 15 at the Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St., New York, NY 10036). (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET Brings Old and New to the Stage
by Christina Pandolfi - Mar 6, 2017

At the inviting New York Live Arts Theater, New York Theatre Ballet presented their Uptown/Downtown/Dance series on March 3, 2017.  Now in their 38th Season, the company stands apart within the larger ballet community for its grasp on classical technique that mingles with undercurrents of modern dance vocabulary. But the program's pacing left something to be desired, as the excitement and delight peaked before intermission. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MOST RELUCTANT CONVERT Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The Fellowship for Performing Arts production of C.S. Lewis ONSTAGE: THE MOST RELUCTANT CONVERT has extended its run at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street) through May 21, 2017. Adapted for the stage by and starring award-winning actor Max McLean, THE MOST RELUCTANT CONVERT opened last night, Thursday, March 2, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the curtain call and festivities below! (more...)

Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

 On July 29, the Vail Dance Festival kicks off its 29th year (July 29- August 12) with a season of new collaborations, artist debuts, and world premieres. (more...)

BWW Review: A New RAISIN IN THE SUN Is Set to Explode
by Perry Tannenbaum - Mar 23, 2017

Theatre Charlotte's vivid new staging of A RAISIN IN THE SUN reminds us that Lorraine Hansberry's drama was written to show us all the things, good and bad, that can happen to 'a dream deferred.' (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Extends at Axelrod Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway show In the Heights recently opened at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center in New Jersey, to sold-out performances. (more...)

Photo Flash: Elizabeth Segerstrom, Terry Lundgren, Renee Fleming and More Celebrate Henry Segerstrom Film
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Henry Segerstrom, philanthropist and visionary developer of California's South Coast Plaza was celebrated at Carnegie Hall by a VIP gathering of philanthropists, cultural dignitaries, filmmakers, performing artists, and leaders of global fashion brands. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

BWW Preview: SHREK: O MUSICAL Returns to Sao Paulo For a New Season
by Claudio Erlichman - Mar 22, 2017

Shrek The Musical has a new production in Sao Paulo, with season from March 12, in Clube A Hebraica. It is a production of A Hebraica Sao Paulo, in a partnership between Teatro da Juventude and TeenBroadway, with artistic direction by Marcelo Klabin and supervision by Maiza Tempesta, and brings together more than 40 people on stage. (more...)

GOLDEN BOY BOXING Series Debut to Air on ESPN Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

GOLDEN BOY BOXING on ESPN series debuts with a 10-round battle for the vacant NABF Middleweight title featuring Jason “El Animal” Quigley (12-0, 10 KOs) against Glen “Jersey Boy” Tapia (23-3, 15 KOs) – live on ESPN2 (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Hits Heights at the Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 22, 2017

It's a hot summer weekend in Washington Heights, brought to Lancaster complete with an electric blackout. Anything can happen in the barrio, and it does. (more...)

Review Roundup: American Ballet Theater's WHIPPED CREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

American Ballet Theatre presented the World Premiere of an all-new production of Whipped Cream, a two-act ballet choreographed by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky, with sets and costumes by artist Mark Ryden. It opened on March 15, 2017 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California. (more...)

C.D. Releases 'The Chronicles of Ghosts, Cupids, Witches, the Devil and God! Oh, and Real Live People Also!'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

'The Chronicles of Ghosts, Cupids, Witches, the Devil and God! Oh, and Real Live People Also!' (published by AuthorHouse) by C.D. dwells on things that are spooky or scary, or both, featuring ghosts, witches and even the devil. It also gives greater emphasis on the existence of good people or people who are turned into good guys, despite the presence of evil. (more...)

Racially-Charged Drama DETROIT BLUES Gets NYC Reading at Shetler Studios
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The new racially-charged drama Detroit Blues announces their 29 hour reading, which will be directed by Obie award-winning Leah C. Gardiner (Public Theater, Soho Rep), written by Patrice Cassedy, with casting by Tara Rubin Casting. The readings will be held at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios (244 West 54th Street - 12 Floor) on Friday, March 10th at 12pm and 3:00pm. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Fellowship for Performing Arts announced today that due to popular demand C.S. LEWIS ONSTAGE: THE MOST RELUCTANT CONVERT has extended its run at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street) through May 21, 2017. Adapted for the stage by and starring award-winning actor Max McLean, THE MOST RELUCTANT CONVERT opens tonight, Thursday, March 2. (more...)

Wexford Festival Opera Announces Details of 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Today, Wexford Festival Opera announced the programme and principal casting details for the forthcoming 2017 festival. Now in its 66th year, this internationally renowned festival will run over an extended 18-day period, from Thursday, 19 October to Sunday, 5 November. (more...)

Claudia Foghini Promoted to EVP, Talent and Production Management Services at Telemundo
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Telemundo announced today that Claudia Foghini has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Talent and Production Management Services at Telemundo Networks and Studios. (more...)

BWW Review: NEEDLES AND OPIUM Showcases High Level of Creativity at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 18, 2017

As there are two more performances, I won't spoil the myriad of illusions that Lepage and his team include in the production, but suffice it to say that - production-wise, this show is unlike any other I've seen come through this illustrious arts center in years. (more...)

Victory Gardens to Present World Premiere of QUEEN by Madhuri Shekar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

Latin Music Industry Icon Alex Sensation Named Co-Chair of Hispanicize 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Alex Sensation, the most influential DJ and radio personality in Spanish-language radio in the United States, and Carolina Santamarina, Senior Vice President of Portafolio of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA), today were named co-chairs of the national advisory board of Hispanicize 2017. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

'They Live In You' is a series of charity shows produced by Michael James Porter to support the #JusticeForJean campaign. He produced his first show 'You're Simply the Best' in Mansfield in September 2009 and this was followed by 'They Live In You' in April 2015 at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London. (more...)

Stars of GREAT COMET, SPAMILTON and More to Join Betty Who for NEA Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Performers from The Great Comet, A Bronx Tale, Spamilton, and recording artist Betty Who lend voices for Don't Funk With My Art(s Education) Vol. 1 benefit at Don't Tell Mama on Monday, March 20th, at 7:30PM. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced casting 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...)

Hollyhock House presents a J.U.S.T. Toys Production FEFU AND HER FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 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 withCircle 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. FEFU AND HER FREIENDS is the first play EVER to be performed at the iconic house, which is located in the heart of Barnsdall Art Park, a vibrant, artistic and recreational destination. With just 20 guests admitted to each of the 12 performances, attendees will enjoy a truly intimate front row experience at the play, which previews on Thursday, May 4; with a press opening on Friday, May 5 at 8pm and runs through Sunday, May 28 (4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90027). (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Announces ELECTRA A One-of-a-Kind Outdoor Theater Experience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

 Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for Electra beginning on April 4 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and running through May 21 in the outdoor venue of the Annette Strauss Square at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Press Night will be April 12 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets to Electra are on sale now at and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

18th Annual Havana Film Festival New York Announces Its 2017 Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The 18th Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) showcases the diversity of Latino voices and stories in a program that includes over 35 films. This year, HFFNY pays homage to one of Cuba's foremost forces in animation and storytelling, Juan Padron, and the late Argentine director Eliseo Subiela. (more...)

Maggie Dence Stars as Tiger in Mad March Hare's Production of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Mad March Hare in association with Red Line Productions is thrilled to present the Sydney premiere of the groundbreaking theatrical drama Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo by Rajiv Joseph for a limited season at the Old Fitz Theatre from 12 April. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017


Fulton Theatre Opens IN THE HEIGHTS and Adds Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

 The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre adds five performances to the existing run of In The Heights as presales break records. Added performances include Sunday, March 19 at 7:30 pm, Thursday, March 23 at 2:00 pm, Sunday, April 2 at 7:30 pm, Monday, April 3 at 7:30 pm and Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 pm. In The Heights must close April 4. (more...)

LegalShield Honors Its Top Independent Associates with Lady of Justice Awards at Annual LevelUp Convention
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017


LiveU Partners with 'The Mashable Show' Live from SXSW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017


Charlottesville Opera To Present Rebecca Head Free Lecture, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Rebecca Mead, staff writer at the New Yorker and author of My Life in Middlemarch, will give a free lecture to ticketholders and Virginia Festival of the Book participants before Charlottesville Opera's March 24 matinee performance of Middlemarch in Spring. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Opens at Axelrod Arts Center this Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

???????Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway sensation "In the Heights" is coming to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) on March 11, 2017, directed and choreographed by Luis Salgado from the original Broadway cast.  (more...)

The Apothetae and The Lark Launch Playwriting Fellowship for Disabled Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The Apothetae, a theater company committed to challenging perceived perceptions of the "Disabled Experience," and The Lark, a play development lab devoted to equity, community, and the power of an individual artistic voice, are thrilled to announce the launch and opening of submissions for the pilot round of The Apothetae at Lark Fellowship, made possible with leadership support from the Time Warner Foundation, and additional support from Jody Falco and Jeffrey Steinman. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum Presents the RE-PETE CELEBRATION 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Audiences are invited to sing along at a tribute to late singer/songwriter and activist Pete Seeger in what has become an annual tradition at Theatricum Botanicum. (more...)

Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten Join THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The New Group has announced full casting for Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten, and as previously announced, Norbert Leo Butz, Zosia Mamet and Maura Tierney, set to appear in this world premiere directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

The Royal Conservatory of Music Sets April 2017 Lineup with Jazz, Classics, Family Concerts and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Royal Conservatory of Music has announced its April lineup. (more...)

Broadway's COME FROM AWAY Cast, Creatives Set for Guggenheim Preview This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

On Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with Canadian writing duo Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Tony-nominated choreographer Kelly Devine, and Tony-nominated director Christopher Ashley on the creative process behind the new musical Come From Away, which will open on Broadway on March 12. (more...)

A WONDER IN MY SOUL World Premiere Extends at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels announce a one-week extension to the World Premiere, hit production of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Chay Yew, with music direction by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul will now run through March 19, 2017 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

The Kitchen to Present Half Straddle's HERE I GO, PT. 2 OF YOU
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The reclamation of spaces, ideas, and paradigms by female-identified and informed bodies and queer bodies embodying feminist ethos must be made paramount at this moment in American Life. Led by Half Straddle's Artistic Director, Tina Satter, Here I Go, pt. 2 of You is a two week open work period and colloquy, encompassing rehearsals and showings of new theater and video work; the launch of an online journal of performance writing; public lectures; and communal zine-making activities that will act as accessible discussion periods.  (more...)

Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Friday, March 3, 2017
by - Feb 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on SLEEPY HOLLOW, airing on FOX on Friday, March 3, 2017! (more...)

Circlesnake Productions at The Tarragon Workspace Presents SLIP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Circlesnake examines memory loss, identity, and storytelling in the remount of its critically acclaimed mystery Slip, running March 24rd to April 2nd at The Tarragon Theatre Workspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. (more...)

NYTW Launches 2050 Fellowship for Aspiring Theatre Administrators
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the launch of the new 2050 Administrative Fellowship Program for aspiring theatre administrators. (more...)

Mayor Sylvester Turner Presents A RAISIN IN THE SUN at the MFAH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

On Monday evening, March 13, Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, introduces a screening of A Raisin in the Sun, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, at 7 p.m. Turner is the latest to add his name to the list of guest programmers for the popular Movies Houstonians Love series, which brings Houston leaders from all walks of life to the Museum to present a favorite film and share their love of cinema. (more...)

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