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Out of Box Theatre presents David Mamet's RACE
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Issue of RACE at Out of Box Theatre Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet's trademark wit, scathing honesty and crackling dialogue are aimed squarely at the most incendiary topic in American life in RACE, the final production of Out of Box Theatre's 2016/17 season. (more...)

Eliot Bronson to Release 'James' in August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Atlanta-based award-winning Americana singer-songwriter Eliot Bronson is set to release his next album, James, on August 25, 2017 via Rock Ridge Music (more...)

Brent Cobb Makes TV Debut on CONAN Performing 'Diggin' Holes'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

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Jennifer Dobbs Hill Named New Executive Director At ArtsBridge Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

ArtsBridge has named Jennifer Dobbs Hill to the position of Executive Director. Dobbs Hill joins ArtsBridge Foundation at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre as Development Director, Pam Hubby, retires. (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project Announces 2017-18 Season: What is Truth?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Interrobang Theatre Project, dedicated to producing rarely seen shows with relevant themes and raw emotions, has announced its eighth season, featuring three plays that examine the fine line between reality and perception. This season, Interrobang invites audiences to ponder the particularly urgent question: What is Truth? (more...)

Eliot Bronson to Release New Album 'James' This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Atlanta-based award-winning Americana singer-songwriter Eliot Bronson is set to release his next album, James, on August 25, 2017 via Rock Ridge Music (more...)

MITF 2017: The Oldest Continuing Theatre Festival in NYC Returns This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

This is an auspicious year for John Chatterton and the Midtown International Theatre Festival. MITF is now the OLDEST CONTINUING THEATRE FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK! John Chatterton has set the gold standard for presenting new and exciting independent theatrical works in NYC. This year's special festival brings more than 100 productions to Manhattan - as well as an astounding number of international works. The 18th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival once again proves itself to be one of the best reasons to stay in New York in July! (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 29, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 29, 2017

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Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Tuesday, August 22, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 29, 2017

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Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 22, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 29, 2017

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40 Years Ago Tomorrow, Penguin Rep Was Born
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

When Penguin Rep Theatre opens its month-long run of Cobb, Lee Blessing's play about the legendary baseball player Ty Cobb, today, it will be exactly 40 years to the day since the enterprising company gave its first performance... (more...)

Announcing July 2017 Theatre Events for in Rockland/Westchester
by Kellie Williams - Jun 28, 2017

We hope you'll support local theatre this July! (more...)

COBB Opens this Friday at Penguin Rep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Penguin Rep Theatre presents Cobb, a powerful play by Lee Blessing about the legendary baseball player, beginning Friday, June 30. (more...)

Michael Stiggers to Headline Hip Hop Musical iLLA! at O'Neill Center; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Producers have announced the full cast for iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical at the 2017 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) this July. (more...)

Collision Project Will Examine John Lewis' MARCH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Alliance Theatre has assembled a diverse group of 21 students for the 16th Palefsky Collision Project, an annual program that gives high-school students a platform to tackle important social issues.  Guided by the Alliance's Mellon Playwright in Residence Pearl Cleage, director Patrick McColery, and assistant director Rodney Williams, participants are encouraged to find and claim their own voices within a judgment free zone of creativity and community. This innovative program challenges metro Atlanta teens to 'collide' with a classic text and make it their own.  This year's catalytic text will be Congressman John Lewis's graphic novel March.  As a young student activist, Congressman Lewis was inspired by the 1958 comic book Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story.  Now he brings the Civil Rights Movement to life for a whole new generation.  (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 15, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

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Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

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Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Thursday, June 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

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Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, July 1, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

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Chris Stapleton's All-American Road Show Resumes Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Chris Stapleton's will resume his “All-American Road Show” with a sold out show tonight at Tulsa's BOK Center. (more...)

BWW Review: CHICAGO Delivers Killer Performances at The Central New York Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Jun 20, 2017

Central New York (CNY) Playhouse's production of Chicago is a dream come true for Director Dustin M. Czarny, the ambitious Syracuse area community theatre's Artistic Director. The show is one of the hardest productions to receive the rights to perform in North America and the devoted director's request has been rejected eight times. His dedication and determination to acquire the rights to the "dream of a show" has paid off. What we see onstage at the "Theatre in the Mall" is entertaining and memorable to say the least. (more...)

Photo Flash: Queens Shakespeare & What Dreams May Co. Present ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Following up our successful run of The Terrible Tragedy of Peter Pan and King Lear, Queens Shakespeare and What Dreams May Co are pleased to present Larry Blamire's Robin Hood. Join us for a summer of shield maidens, sheriffs, princes and a prince among thieves…Oh and did we mention swords. Lots and lots of swords. (more...)

CIRCUS 1903 Brings Joy to Children of North Texas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) in collaboration with Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children arranged a special performance of CIRCUS 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus for patients and their families at the hospital on May 24, 2017. Through a partnership with Big Thought, DSM Kids Club program also welcomed 200 children to the Music Hall at Fair Park for a complimentary performance of CIRCUS 1903 and a variety of pre-show activities on May 27, 2017. (more...)

Penguin Rep Presents Lee Blessing's COBB
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, follows up its sold-out 40th season-opener, Trayf, with Cobb, a powerful play by Lee Blessing about the legendary baseball player, beginning Friday, June 30. (more...)

POSTMODERN JUKEBOX to Arrive at Wharton Center This Fall; Tickets on Sale This Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Viral sensation Postmodern Jukebox has spent the past few years acquiring about 690 million YouTube views and 2.6 million subscribers, and now they are bringing their world tour to Wharton Center on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in the Cobb Great Hall. (more...)

NEA Funds Arts Projects Nationwide Including $10,000 Awarded to ArtsBridge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works $10,000 grant to ArtsBridge Foundation at Cobb Energy Centre to support the 2017 - 2018 ArtsBridge Field Trip Program Season, a calendar of high quality arts education programs designed to engage, motivate and elevate the next generation of artists and arts supporters. (more...)

2017 Jimmy Award Nominees Announced; Ben Platt to Host Ceremony This Month at the Minskoff!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

THE JIMMY AWARDS have announced that 74 high school students from across America will compete for the award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the ninth annual awards ceremony. The presentation will take place on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

FOOTLOOSE Opens This Summer at Surflight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Surflight Theatre under the leadership of  Producing Artistic Director Steve Steiner and under the new ownership of Al Parinello (Producer The People in the Picture, The Fantasticks) will be reopening officially after a 2 year closure and bankruptcy liquidation on June 23rd with the musical sensation Footloose based on the 1980's blockbuster movie of the same name. With mega hits like Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise , Let's Hear it for the Boy and of course the title track Footloose, the musical is sure to thrill the Long Beach Island audiences with its unforgettable score, vibrant dancing and  poignant story of youth, rebellion and family.  (more...)

Keith Hamilton Cobb Stars in AMERICAN MOOR in 4-Week Boston Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Shakespeare, race, and America…not necessarily in that order, are explored as AUDELCO AWARD winning American Moor takes the stage at the Boston Center for the Arts' Plaza Theatre this summer for a four-week engagement, July 19-August 12. Press night is set for Thursday, July 20 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Jade Bird 'Something American' EP Out Today on Glassnote Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

In celebration of the release, Jade will make her U.S. performance debut this summer including upcoming shows at New York's Rockwood Music Hall, Nashville's Bluebird Café (with Brent Cobb) and Los Angeles' Hotel Café. See below for complete details. (more...)

ArtsBridge Foundation Welcomes Board Members Helen S. Carlos and Sam Olens
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

ArtsBridge Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Helen S. Carlos and Sam Olens to their Board of Directors. Both Carlos and Olens have a long history of civic engagement and community service. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Hyprov
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 5, 2017

BWW speaks to Asad Mecci about 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Hyprov. (more...)

BWW Review: FOOTLOOSE at Surflight Theatre - The reopening of the Beach Haven landmark!
by Gina Zenyuch - Jul 3, 2017

'Footloose' follows a Chicago teen, Ren McCormack, who recently moved to a small town where dancing and rock music have been banned. As he struggles to fit in, he also fights to change the minds of the conservative Reverend Shaw Moore and the entire town. The music is written by Tom Snow with lyrics by Dean Pitchford and additional lyrics by Kenny Loggins. The book is by Pitchford and Walter Bobbie. (more...)

BWW Review: COBB at Penguin Rep Theatre
by Kellie Williams - Jul 3, 2017

If you're looking for a complex portrait of a man who was simultaneously worthy of praise and condemnation, look no further than Penguin Rep's Cobb. (more...)

All Them Witches Release New Video for 'Bulls'; UK Tour Incoming
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Following their critically acclaimed new album Sleeping Through The War, released earlier this year through New West Records, Nashville's psychedelic force, All Them Witches have released a new video for lead track, Bulls, directed and explained by drummer, Robby Staebler: (more...)

'WHOSE LINE' Stars Team Up for SCARED SCRIPTLESS at Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Armed with nothing but their sharp wit, Whose Line is it Anyway? stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood take to the stage with their uproarious live improv show, The Scared Scriptless Tour. The show arrives at Wharton Center on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. in the Cobb Great Hall. (more...)

The Newsboys Are on Their Way to Surflight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

Surflight is thrilled to be presenting Disney's Newsies, the third show in the exciting 2017 season. Newly reopened for 2017 Surflight has been overjoyed with the overwhelming response and tickets sales for its first two shows Footloose and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as well as its Children's Theatre series and Show Place old fashioned performing ice cream parlour. Surflight's production of Newsies , directed and Choreographed by Paula Hammons Sloan, Assistant Choreographer Liz Troxler and Musical Direction by Michael McAssey, will be the New Jersey Regional premiere. (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, August 12, 2017
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Comedy Film Festival, Home Brewing, Juggling and More at QED!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

QED is hitting the ground running in August! Stand up comedian Tony Deyo (Conan, The Late Late Show w/ Craig Ferguson) will be hosting a new showcase called Dead Credits, where comics who were once on now-dead TV shows like Letterman or Leno will take the QED stage and work on their craft for future TV appearances. (more...)

Jade Bird's 'Cathedral' Video Premieres at NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The video for “Cathedral,” the lead single from emerging British artist Jade Bird's debut EP Something American, is premiering today at NPR Music. Of the song NPR Music hails, “Her phrasing and accent feel as if they'd be as at home in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York as they would on Nashville radio.” (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Next Month for The MAC's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

McAninch Arts Center (MAC) located at 425 Falwell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage hosts a Tickets On-Sale Party and Free Community Open House Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: In The Wings Productions' ANYTHING GOES Opens this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

In The Wings Productions, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tanya Glassman and Executive Producer Adam Glassman, sets sail with Cole Porter's musical comedy Anything Goes, with performances from July 21 - 30 at the historic Snug Harbor Music Hall. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

The Lone Bellow 'Walk Into a Storm' Now Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Lone Bellow have announced their third studio album, Walk Into A Stormwill be released on September 15th on Descendant Records/Sony Music Masterworks. (more...)

In The Wings Productions to Set Sail with ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

In The Wings Productions, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tanya Glassman and Executive Producer Adam Glassman, sets sail with Cole Porter's musical comedy Anything Goes, with performances from July 21 - 30 at the historic Snug Harbor Music Hall. (more...)

Panera Bread Unveils New Plant Based, Protein Rich and Nutrient-Packed Menus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Panera is the first national restaurant concept to fully integrate wellness curated menus and specialized items directly into its digital-ordering experience, offering a variety of options in each new menu category. Each curated menu also includes new salads specially created for Panera by registered dietitian nutritionists. And every Panera salad can be customized from more than 50 ingredients available in the company's pantry. The new menus are: (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, August 5, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Saturday, August 5, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Saturday, August 5, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Saturday, August 5, 2017! (more...)

Midtown International Theatre Festival to Present 100 Plays in 23 Days Starting This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Midtown International Theatre Festival returns for another summer of quality stage works, July 15 - August 6, 2017 at the WorkShop (312 W. 36th Street, NYC). New York's oldest continuing theater festival will present 100 plays in 23 days! (more...)

Kim Weild Directs AMERICAN MOOR at Boston Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Shakespeare, race, and America…not necessarily in that order, are explored as AUDELCO AWARD winning American Moor takes the stage at the Boston Center for the Arts' Plaza Theatre for a four-week engagement, July 19-August 12.  (more...)

Nick Offerman to Bring 'Full Bush' Stand-Up Tour to Shea's This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Back by popular demand, humorist, writer and woodworker Nick Offerman will bring his highly successful Full Bush solo stand-up show back on the road.  Offerman will return with a collection of his sawdusty musings on survival in the wild, living with enthusiasm, and most importantly, the cultivation of fulsome body hair. The comedy tour will kick off on September 29th in Billings, MT and end on December 10th in San Francisco, California. The multi-city trek will hit major cities across the US including Nashville, Chicago, and Los Angeles, as well as Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY on November 10. (more...)

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