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by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

LET'S DANCE INTERNATIONAL FRONTIERS is the dynamic annual dance festival in Leicester which has been performing to increasing audiences since its inception in 2010.  This year's event – April 29th-May 13th -  features an extensive, exciting programme designed to give audiences the opportunity of seeing work by nationally and internationally renowned dance companies, brand new work crisply delivered by fast rising names from the UK as well as work from locally based dancers and choreographers.  LDIF17 will present performances, documentaries, workshops and discussion exploring this year's theme of 'Identity and Choreographic Practice'.  (more...)

HBO to Debut TV Adaptation of Off-Broadway's CHRIS GETHARD: CAREER SUICIDE, 5/6
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

HBO has confirmed that the special CHRIS GETHARD: CAREER SUICIDE will debut SATURDAY, MAY 6 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

The Liminal Playhouse Presents Donald Margulies' TIME STANDS STILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Artistic Director Tony Prince and Producing Director Richard McGrew are excited to announce the opening of Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies' Tony Award-nominated "Time Stands Still," the final production of the The Liminal Playhouse's second season.  (more...)

Veteran Organizations Co-Host Sixth Annual RUN AS ONE, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster response organization, is partnering with The Mission Continues and Team Red, White and Blue to host more than 150 Run As One events around the U.S. (more...)

Hear Sharon Van Etten's 'The End of the World'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Brian Burton – aka Danger Mouse – and his label 30th Century Records are pleased to confirm an ambitious new project entitled 'Resistance Radio: The Man In The High Castle Album' out April 7th. (more...)

BWW Review: TWO DEGREES with Denver Center Theatre Company
by Chris Arneson - Mar 3, 2017

If our global temperature changes as little as two degrees Celsius, that's when we'll start to notice the disastrous effects of climate change. That's only about 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, or basically the average fluctuation of temperature we see hourly on a local level. A little scary, isn't it? (more...)

BWW Review: SHE KILLS MONSTERS Slays the Game
by Katherine Waddell - Mar 3, 2017

This past weekend, She Kills Monsters had a short run at Clay High School. Delving into the role-playing world of Dungeons & Dragons, the show follows a young woman's quest to better understand her deceased younger sister, taking place both in real-time and the imaginary world of New Landia. (more...)

SWEAT Sets Mobile Rush Before Tomorrow's First Preview on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The searing new play Sweat begins previews on Broadway tomorrow Saturday, March 4 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). Following a sold out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Public Theater, Sweat, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey will officially open on Broadway on March 26, 2017. (more...)

Andrew Dice Clay & His Wife Crowned Winners of MY KITCHEN RULES
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

On Tonight's Season Finale, comedian Andrew Dice Clay and his wife, Valerie Vasquez, were crowned winners of MY KITCHEN RULES. (more...)

Get to Know the Cast of SWEAT on Broadway- Opens Tonight!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 26, 2017

Sweat, the new Broadway play opens today at Studio 54. The critically acclaimed new play from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lynn Nottage, comes to Broadway following its sold-out run at The Public Theater. Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, SWEAT tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat. Get to know the company before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Los Angeles Hip-Hop Artist Freeze Releases Latest Single 'Count It Up'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

His single 'Count It Up' comes as a surprise to both him and his fans. He came across the beat on YouTube and freestyled the hook several times over until it got stuck in his head. (more...)

Milagro Presents World Premiere of Spanish Language Play: OYE OYA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Milagro presents the World Premiere of Óye Oya  Book by Rebecca Martinez, based on a treatment by Rodolfo Ortega, Music and Lyrics by Rodolfo Ortega, Directed by Estefania Fadul (more...)

BWW Review: KICKED IN THE SH*TTER, The Hope Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 24, 2017

Leon Fleming tackles mental issues, family, poverty, struggle, and hope in his new play Kicked in the Sh*tter. Her (Helen Budge) and Him (James Clay) - brother and sister with an unprivileged upbringing of poverty - show what it means to live in a constant state of instability caused by depression and anxiety, in a place where everyone seems to be against them. It is through their eyes that Fleming's audiences see the actual overwhelming despair that comes when everything becomes too much to handle, and the play becomes a relevant, valid depiction of mental illnesses told in sincerity and with a no-nonsense attitude. (more...)

2017 Elliot Norton Awards Celebrates Alternative Acts Theme & Announce Guest of Honor Cherry Jones
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Boston Theater Critics Association has announced that the 35th annual Elliot Norton Awards will feature the theme ALTERNATIVE ACTS, celebrating the Boston area's theater community, future artists, and the importance of the arts in our country. Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Cherry Jones will be the Guest of Honor at the much-anticipated annual event, which will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 7 PM, at the Huntington Theatre Company's BU Theatre. A portion of the evening's proceeds will be donated to the Boston Arts Academy to support the region's next generation of artists. (more...)

Derek Lee McPhatter to BRING THE BEAT BACK to JACK This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

JACK presents Bring the Beat Back, A Music, Drama and Dance Party by Derek Lee McPhatter, April 21 - 22, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

Andrew Dice Clay in Talks to Take On Key Role in STAR IS BORN Reboot
by Movies News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Comedian Andrew Dice Clay is currently in talks to take on the key role of Lorenzo in the upcoming remake of A STAR IS BORN, starring Lady Gaga. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Royal Players and Middlebrooks Electric are excited to announce the upcoming production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer the Broadway Musical, based on the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer written by Mark Twain. The Royal Players will present this classic story on April 20th-23rd and April 27th-30th at The Royal Theatre at 111 S. Market St. in Benton. (more...)

ESPN Covers Every Game of the NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Championship
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

ESPN's 2017 NCAA Men's Division I Ice Hockey Championship coverage begins March 24 with 12 games in 53 hours as the tournament's 16-team field is reduced to the four teams that will advance to Chicago for the Frozen Four. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CINDERELLA AND FELLA, Opening Tonight at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre presents present Cinderella and Fella, a contemporary musical spin on the Cinderella fairytale. Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families, directs this family friendly one-act production. Cinderella and Fella will run twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays,  now through April, 2017. Opening night is tonight, March 21, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Rachelle Ferrell, Mac McAnally, Garland Jeffreys and More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces back-to-back shows with Rachelle Ferrell, 6-time CMA Musician of The Year award-winner Mac McAnally returns to City Winery, NY Blues Hall of Famer Garland Jeffreys and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 23 at noon at (more...)

Scoop: QUANTICO on ABC - Monday, April 3, 2017
by - Mar 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on QUANTICO, airing on ABC on Monday, April 3, 2017! (more...)

New Jersey Repertory Announces Lineup of Spring Classes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Something new and exciting is taking shape in one of the Jersey Shore's most creative, visitor-friendly neighborhoods . . . and, beginning this spring, adults of all ages, artistic interests and experience levels can become part of this amazing story through a series of instructional classes in the West End section of Long Branch, NJ. (more...)

Alliance Theatre presents CINDERELLA AND FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre is pleased to present Cinderella and Fella, a contemporary musical spin on the Cinderella fairytale.  Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families, directs this family friendly one-act production.  Cinderella and Fella will run twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays, March 19 - April, 2017.  Opening night is Tuesday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m.  (more...)

Comedy Central Announces Talent Lineup for STAND-UP PRESENTS... Stand-Up Series
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Previously known as The Half Hour, Comedy Central STAND-UP PRESENTS... … is introducing the sharpest, most distinct voices in comedy with a brand new season of half hour stand-up specials. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces Humherto Benitez Exhibit To Accompany BEFORE THE NIGHT FALLS, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Florida Grand Opera's (FGO) production of Jorge Martin's Before Night Falls, which opens on March 18, will offer not only a feast for the ear but one for the eye. FGO's production features visual projections by the brilliant designer Peter Nigrini, whose Broadway credits include Here Lies Love, 9 to 5, An Act of God, and the current, critically acclaimed mega-hit Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)

New Exhibition Opens at The Mexican Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

???????The Mexican Museum announces the grand opening of Tramas Urbanas (Urban Patterns), an exhibition featuring the textural work of acclaimed Mexican visual artist Paloma Torres. The exhibition will run from Friday, Mar. 24, 2017 to May 28, 2017. The Mexican Museum is located at Fort Mason Center, Building D, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, in San Francisco. The Opening Reception for the exhibition will be open to the public and held on March 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free. (more...)

Freedom Shares 'Praising The Clay Maker'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

'Praising The Clay Maker': a book of verse about diverse topics such as love, marriage, family, and God's role in all. 'Praising The Clay Maker' is the creation of published author Freedom, a health care worker who, with his wife and three children, is very active in his church. (more...)

River Rouge Rolls Out A City-Wide Initiative and Invites Russell Industrial Artists To Relocate There
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

In an almost unprecedented civic gesture, The City of River Rouge has offered to help the recently displaced Artists and Craftsmen find new, affordable and functional studio spaces in the former industrial giant, which will include both city owned and commercial and storefront properties. The city will  also offer both Legal and financial consultation to those displaced artists. (more...)

Albert Jones to Lead RED VELVET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Mar 17, 2017

Flawless production makes Drowsy Chaperone a must-see hit (more...)

Cast Announced for MURDER WEAPON at the Hill Country Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Hill Country Community Theatre announces the cast of its spring production, the thriller "Murder Weapon" running for three weeks, April 20 through May 7, under the direction of Laura Gisi. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce its upcoming sketch comedy show The Magic Negro and Other Blackity Blackness as told by an African-American man who also happens to be Black, by and starring Mark Kendall.  The Magic Negro is a hilarious one-man show that looks at representations of the African-American experience in the media.  It will run on the Hertz Stage from March 24 - April 15, 2017.  Opening night is Wednesday, March 29.  (more...)

BWW Review: ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD - Redux In Rep With Hamlet At City Theatre
by Lynn Beaver - Mar 17, 2017

Tom Stoppard's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD opened last week at City Theatre alongside Shakespeare's HAMLET in REDUX IN REP, both shows with the same cast on alternate nights. (more...)

BWW Review: HAMLET - Redux In Rep With Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead At City Theatre
by Lynn Beaver - Mar 17, 2017

William Shakespeare's HAMLET is arguably one of the most universally popular plays ever written, but it's only one half of Redux in Rep at City Theatre. Along with ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD by Tom Stoppard, a play that comically deconstructs the iconic tragedy, the combination of the two shows give us a deeper look at the characters, motivations and plot of the famous tragedy. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project presents 2017 Intelligent Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

New Hampshire Theatre Project presents the 2017 Intelligent Theatre Festival, the fifth annual festival of playreadings and discussion.  This year's theme is Matters of Importance as each script focuses on social, political and cultural issues that prompt difficult conversations both personally and in community. (more...)

Clay Walker to Host His 8th Annual Chords of Hope Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

For the eighth year in a row Clay Walker will host his benefit concert Chords of Hope in partnership with his charity Band Against MS (BAMS) in Nashville on June 6th at 3rd & Lindsley. (more...)

Kentucky Shakespeare Sets Dates for 2017 JULIUS CAESAR in the Parks Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Kentucky Shakespeare has announced the fourth annual SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS tour.  Their 6-actor, 85-minute production of JULIUS CAESAR will tour to 23 area locations this spring, bringing free Shakespeare to local neighborhoods March 25-May 19, 2017.  (more...)

RENT 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Coming To Boston's Boch Shubert Theatre 4/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson, returns to Boston to play a two week engagement at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre April 11 - 23, 2017. Presented by the Boch Center, tickets are on sale at the Boch Center box office, through  or by calling (866) 348-9738. Press night is set for Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Elijah Ahmad Lewis, Musically Known as E, Releases New Single 'BELIEVE'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

On Friday, March 10th, Elijah Ahmad Lewis, musically known as E, released his new pop dance single 'BELIEVE' which is available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon MP3, Tidal and all digital music stores. (more...)

Under Armour Announces Clay Dean as Chief Innovation Officer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

BALTIMORE, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Today Under Armour (NYSE: UA, UAA) announced that Clay Dean has joined the Company as Chief Innovation Officer. Mr. Dean will be responsible for driving Under Armour's global vision and strategy for Innovation, and cross-functional collaboration with its internal Design, Marketing, Product, and Category Management teams. Mr. Dean will be based out of the Company's Global Headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland, and will report to Kevin Haley, President, Category Management and Innovation. (more...)

Rachel Bilson & Kaitlin Doubleday Join NASHVILLE + Preview Upcoming Episodes
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

CMT today announced Rachel Bilson (“The OC,” “Hart of Dixie”) and Kaitlin Doubleday (“Empire”) will join the cast of NASHVILLE. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Mar 10, 2017

If you are looking for a lighthearted evening of theatre that manages to keep you laughing the entire night, then Theatre Baton Rouge's production of "THE DROWSY CHAPERONE" certainly fits the bill. (more...)

Netflix Releases First Look at WAR MACHINE, 13 REASONS WHY & MINDHUNTER
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Netflix shared the first look teaser trailer for the film War Machine, the official trailer for 13 Reasons Why, the date announcement for GLOW, and the first look teaser for the new original series MINDHUNTER. (more...)

47th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Comes to Monterey This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The 47th Annual Next Generation Jazz Festival Presented by Monterey Jazz Festival takes place March 31- April 2, 2017 in downtown Monterey. The weekend-long event includes big bands, combos, vocal ensembles, and individual musicians vying for a spot on the stages of the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival. Sponsored by the City of Monterey and the California Jazz Conservatory, all competition events are open to the public, free of charge. (more...)

Jessica Lange Among Trinity Rep's 2017 Pell Award Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Trinity Repertory Company announces that Jessica Lange will be honored with the 2017 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts at the 21st annual Pell Awards Gala to be held on Monday, May 22, 2017 at the new WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Linda Eder, Mandy Gonzalez and More to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This March, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The City Theatre Company to Present Shakespeare and Stoppard This Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Continuing the 2017 season, The City Theatre is very excited to present a first-time performance event: REDUX IN REP: Hamlet with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. Two of the most famous plays of all time, both known in classic tragedy and modern comedy, performed in a full repertory production, and rotating each night with the same company portraying the same cast of characters. (more...)

CMT's Music Dramas NASHVILLE and SUN RECORDS Strike the Right Chords with Viewers
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

CMT's new Thursday night block of music dramas is off to a strong start, attracting more than six million viewers for a powerful episode of “Nashville” and the highly-anticipated premiere of “Sun Records,” to notch the most watched night of CMT originals in the channel's history. The successful premieres come on the heels of overall ratings growth. Original premieres on CMT are pacing up 46% among A 18-49 and 73% among W 18-49 versus year ago. Total day ratings are up 27% with A 18-49 and 31% with W 18-49. (more...)

Meet the New World, Same as the Old World WELCOME TO BRAGGSVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

To close out their 27th season, Book-It presents a darkly funny, world-premiere adaptation of Welcome to Braggsville, a novel by T. Geronimo Johnson. When good ol' boy D'aron Davenport lets it slip that his hometown in Georgia hosts an annual Civil War reenactment, his new friends at UC Berkeley plan to stage a protest in the form of a "performative intervention." Armed with youthful exuberance and misguided ideas of the South, the intervention has devastating consequences. (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...)

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