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Betsy Morgan, Kurt Boehm, Skye Mattox and More Join Arena Stage's CAROUSEL; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the complete company for Carousel directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. (more...)

American Monarch Theatre Company to Open Inaugural Season with THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Easton's American Monarch Theatre Company (AMTC) will open its 2016-2017 inaugural season with the musical, The Last Five Years. Performances are October 15th at 8 p.m. and October 16th at 3 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Grand Eastonian Hotel in Easton, PA. Tickets are $20. (more...)

Female-driven Cast and Director Bring Hollywood Play to Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Factory Space Theatre Company is bringing to Sydney for the first time ever the brilliant play Sister Cities, led by an entirely female cast and director. (more...)

2016 Ice Factory Festival to Present Seven New Works at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 23rd annual OBIE Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2016 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2016 will present seven new works over seven weeks, running from June 29 - August 13, 2016. (more...)

Ars Nova Sets 9th Annual ANT Fest Lineup, Kicking Off 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Ars Nova, New York's incubator for boundary-pushing theater, is pleased to announce the line-up for its 9th Annual ANT Fest, which features new work from 42 trail-blazing artists over a four-week festival, June 6-30. This celebration of new, independent live entertainment is a prime destination for an eclectic mix of brand new shows from some of the most intrepid, adventurous artists in New York City. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project's Youth Repertory Company to Present WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

?New Hampshire Theatre Project's Youth Repertory Company is proud to present Well-Behaved Women, an exciting new work about the women's rights movement in the United States.  Playwright Jes Marbacher, a NHTP Youth Repertory alumni, received her degree in Creative Writing from Colgate University. (more...)

WWE Network to Premiere Newly Green-Lit HOLY FOLEY This August
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

WWE Network continues to add to its robust slate of original programming with the newly green-lit show, HOLY FOLEY, which will offer viewers a comedic, behind-the-scenes look into the life of WWE Hall of Famer, husband and father Mick Foley (more...)

8th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards Are Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

ArtsBridge Foundation, the arts education outreach arm of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, today announced the nominees for the 8th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards in a live streaming broadcast on GPB.org. Tony Award-winner and Marietta-native Shuler Hensley joined GPB Sports Anchor Jackie Brittan to announce the nominations. 28 public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards, which showcase the next generation of Georgia's musical theatre talent, will be presented at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 21. GPB will air the show live on its nine-station statewide television network. (more...)

Erik Altemus and More to Join American Pops Orchestra in 'MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY' This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - are proud to present the closing concert of their successful inaugural season. MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY: A 60s Cocktail Party will debut at the George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium on Friday, May 6th at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Margaret Isa Butler Toasts International Womens Day with SALON SERIES
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 3, 2016

On Wednesday, March 2nd, Margaret Isa Butler, a private equity and real estate lawyer at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, hosted her second women's salon, to discuss impact investments and toast to International Women's Day, at the renowned restaurant Michael's. (more...)

Vocalist Steven Maglio to Perform at Best Buddies Palm Beach Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Acclaimed New York vocalist Steven Maglio is set to perform at a special fundraising gala, hosted by Best Buddies International, on Thursday evening, March 24, 2016. The elegant Best Buddies International event is being held at the posh Club Colette, 215 Peruvian Avenue, Palm Beach, Florida, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm. (more...)

Sioux Empire Community Theatre Presents MARY POPPINS, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Sioux Empire Community Theatre presents MARY POPPINS, May 6 - 22, 2016. Fri. & Sat. at 7 p.m. & Sun. at 2 p.m.  Tickets are $25 each.   (more...)

Theatre at the Center Sets Cast of THE ODD COUPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

?Actors Norm Boucher and George Keating will play the leads in Theatre at the Center's cast for the famous comedy classic The Odd Couple, the 1965 Broadway hit by iconic playwright Neil Simon.   Directed by Larry Wyatt, The Odd Couple runs from July 14 to Aug. 14.    (more...)

Peruvian Avocados are Now in Season and Bringing Global Influence to the Culinary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Peruvian Avocados are known as the 'Summer Avocado' due to Peru's dynamic growing season with fruit in store from June through September. As Avocados from Peru (AFP) begin to appear in grocery stores, lovers of the green superfood might be interested in learning how to better incorporate the delicious fruit in unique and fun every day meals. The Peruvian Avocado Commission (PAC) has engaged several high profile food influencers to share inspiring avocado centric recipes. (more...)

Photo Flash: INTIMATE APPAREL at Vintage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Vintage Theatre presents 'Intimate Apparel," June3 - July 10 (more...)

Joanna Strand and Friends to Perform at London Hippodrome Casino in Mad Trust Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

JOANNA STRAND AND FRIENDS will perform at The Hippodrome Casino in the heart of London's West End on Thursday 14 July at 11.00pm, in a fundraising cabaret supporting the work of The Make A Difference Trust (MAD Trust). Joanna will be joined by headline guests Gary Williams and Jacqui Tate, alongside an exciting line-up of West End performers. (more...)

BoHo Theatre to Bring NEXT TO NORMAL to Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

BoHo Theatre completes its 2016 season with NEXT TO NORMAL, Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt's rock opera about struggling with grief and mental illness in suburban America. The production is directed by Theater at the Center Artistic Director Linda Fortunato, who recently earned a Jeff Award for choreographing BoHo's KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN and a Jeff Award nomination for directing BoHo's PARADE. (more...)

CRAFTY MART to Return to Canton Museum of Art for July First Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Canton, Ohio - Canton Crafty Mart makes its triumphant return for ONE DAY ONLY at the Canton Museum of Art on First Friday, July 1, from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Tony Nominee Michael Cavanaugh to Bring Music of Billy Joel to LA County Arboretum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

The Pasadena POPS continues their one of a kind, popular outdoor summer concert series with Michael Cavanaugh and the Music of Billy Joel on Saturday, July 9 at the LA County Arboretum. (more...)

MoMA PS1's FORTY Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

MoMA PS1 presents FORTY, an exhibition celebrating the institution's 40th anniversary, organized by P.S.1's founder, Alanna Heiss. The exhibition features work by 40 artists who were key participants in the 1970s alternative art spaces movement and the early years of P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center. (more...)

Anthony Van Laast Teams Up With Kenneth More For New Musical BOORSKALE
by Marianka Swain - Jun 1, 2016

The highly-anticipated professional productions at the Kenneth More Theatre begin this September with Paul Ritchie Tomkinson's musical hit BOORSKALE.  (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 7/24/2016 - 7/31/2016
by BWW - Jul 31, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 7/24/2016 - 7/31/2016. (more...)

BWW Review: NINE WINNING ONE-ACTS Play at Group rep
by Don Grigware - Jul 26, 2016

Evenings of short one-acts are the rage at Equity-waiver theatres! In the black box theatre upstairs at Group rep you you are invited to come see Nine Winning One-Acts, plays that stretch a mere ten-fifteen minutes in length. The mini plays were chosen from over 160 entries from across the United States and written by various unknown playwrights. The evening is divided into two acts with five plays comprising Act One and four in Act Two. There is no single theme running through them, so if I had to describe the conflicts ...why ... life, death, dating, marriage, love, gay relationships, infidelity, euthanasia...and even cat abuse, though mild, thrown into the fray. The evening is Group rep's way of utilizing more company actors and directors, many of whom work less on the theatre mainstage, and for the most part, it's pleasantly stimulating and entertaining fare. (more...)

Black Choreographers Festival Announces BCF SUMMER SERIES, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

OAKLAND, CA, July 21, 2016 -- The Black Choreographers Festival (BCF) has announced the program for its annual BCF Summer Series, featuring works by emerging and established African and African American choreographers, as well as pre-professional youth dancers. Featured artists include Gregory P. Dawson, director of dawsondancesf; Chris Evans in collaboration with Byb Chanel Bibene and musician David Boyce; Antoine Hunter, director of Urban Jazz Dance Company; Pat Taylor, director of JazzAntiqua Dance Ensemble; Latanya Tigner and Colette Eloi with Dimensions Dance Theater; and Kendra Barnes, artistic director of the Kendra Kimbrough Dance Ensemble and BCF co-director. The BCF Summer Series runs August 26 - 28, 2016 at the Laney College Odell Johnson Theater: 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10 to $50, with discounts available for youth, students and seniors. To purchase, visit bcfhereandnow.com or call 888-819-9106.  (more...)

Photo Flash: THE ODD COUPLE Celebrates Opening Night at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

On Sunday, July 17 Theatre at the Center celebrated opening night of the Neil Simon comedy classic THE ODD COUPLE. THE ODD COUPLE runs through August 14. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Edinburgh Fest Hit SISTER CITIES to Make Chicago Premiere with Chimera Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Artistic Director Rainee Denham and Chimera Ensemble are proud to present the Chicago premiere of Colette Freedman's Sister Cities, directed by Ashley Neal, August 20 - September 18 at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee.   (more...)

SONGS OF TOM KITT Concert Set for City Winery, 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Refuge Theatre Project, the two-year-old company that produced the surprise hit musical of the 2015-16 season with its environmental staging of High Fidelity in a makeshift 'record store,' will present a one-night-only concert of songs by High Fidelity composer Tom Kitt. The evening, called I Got You, will showcase selections from Broadway musicals for which Kitt either composed the score or provided musical arrangements, along with new unpublished songs he's provided especially for the event. City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph Street is the event venue. Christopher Pazdernik, director of High Fidelity, will direct the concert, with music direction by Mike Evans. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night Celebration of Mercury Theater Chicago's THE MAN WHO MURDERED SHERLOCK HOLMES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Mercury Theater Chicago's production THE MAN WHO MURDERED SHERLOCK HOLMES celebrated its opening night performance this week. The production is running from now through March 20th. Check out photos here! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 9, 2016
by - Feb 9, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Greg Laswell to Release New Album EVERYONE THINKS I DODGED A BULLET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Greg Laswell will release his latest album EVERYONE THINKS I DODGED A BULLET on March 4th on Vanguard Records. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/24/2016 - HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, BILLY ELLIOT on Tour and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 24, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: HOLD ON TO ME DARLING starts off-Broadway and BILLY ELLIOT heads across the UK! (more...)

The Civilians to Bring LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: FLOPS, FAILURES AND FIASCOS to The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

The Civilians, the award-winning New York-based theater company, presents LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: FLOPS, FAILURES AND FIASCOS on February 23, 2016, at the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

Locals to Make Magic in FAME at the Wolverhampton Grand
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Wolverhampton Musical Comedy Company - MUSCOM returns to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 15 - Saturday 19 March with an exciting new production of the musical favourite FAME. (more...)

BWW Review: MURDER Afoot with Mercury's Charming SHERLOCK HOLMES
by Patrick O'Brien - Feb 1, 2016

By jove, Mercury Theater cracks the case in adapting a Sherlock Holmes musical! (more...)

Acclaimed Stage Play SISTER CITIES to Make Television World Premiere on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Based on the internationally-acclaimed stage play of the same name written by Colette Freedman, SISTER CITIES will make its television world premiere Saturday, September 17 at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime. (more...)

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: NATIONALS Set for NYC This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The 24 Hour Company (producers of The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway and around the world, as well as The 24 Hour Musicals) and their longtime collaborator The New School College of Performing Arts, School of Drama will present The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals in New York City this summer. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chimera Ensemble's Chicago Premiere of SISTER CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Artistic Director Rainee Denham and Chimera Ensemble are proud to present the Chicago premiere of Colette Freedman's Sister Cities, directed by Ashley Neal, August 20 - September 18 at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee.  Sister Cities runs Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $22 - 26. Based on availability, industry tickets are $10 with a headshot and resume presented to the box office for all performances.   (more...)

New Musical Comedy TAKE ONE to Premiere at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Producer, Tim Hurley will present the world premiere of the new musical TAKE ONE by Jeff Ward, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Nathan W. Perry. (more...)

New Musical TAKE ONE to Premiere at New York Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

Producer Tim Hurley will present the world premiere of the new musical TAKE ONE by Jeff Ward, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Nathan W. Perry. TAKE ONE will begins performances on Sunday, August 21and run through Saturday August 27 at Flamboyan Theatre at the Clemente (107 Suffolk Street, NYC). Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting fringenyc.org. (more...)

Stage Traffic Productions Announces Premiere of New Musical THIS LITTLE LIFE OF MINE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

The World Premiere of This Little Life of Mine will run at Park Theatre for a limited season from 4 October - 29 October, with press night on 5 October. This brilliant, brand new production will run in Park90, and will be the first musical drama to examine the real lives of modern Londoners, with the pressure of high expectation and the worry of underachieving.  (more...)

New Seasons of DANCE MOMS, PROJECT RUNWAY Highlight Lifetime's September Programming
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Lifetime's September to remember will includes all-new seasons of 'DANCE MOMS' and 'PROJECT RUNWAY'and brand new movies 'GIRL IN THE BOX' and 'SISTER CITIES'. (more...)

Patricia Arquette Starring in Comedy Produced by Singer/Songwriter Haroula Rose
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Singer-songwriter/screenwriter/director/producer Haroula Rose along with Mary Ann Marino, Sam Bisbee, and Joshua Blum will produce the coming-of-age independent comedy'Permanent' starring Patricia Arquette and Rainn Wilsonare. (more...)

VIDEOS: Meet The September Stars of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT: Billy Porter, Justin Bartha and Stana Katic
by Michael Dale - Aug 11, 2016

At every performance of Nassim Soleimanpour's play, a different actor is handed the script for the first time as they step onto the stage. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company presents THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The Mountaintop comes to the foothills of the Berkshires when Katori Hall's award-winning play opens at Chester Theatre Company on Thursday, August 18th at 8:00 p.m. A bold re-imagining of the last night in the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Mountaintop runs through August 28 at the historic Chester Town Hall at 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA. (more...)

BWW Review: NUNSENSE at Camarillo Skyway Playhosue
by Cary Ginell - Apr 7, 2016

The idea for Nunsense, the whimsical musical about five wacky but lovable nuns from the Little Sisters of Hoboken, came to creator Dan Goggin from an unexpected quarter. A friend had presented Goggin with a mannequin dressed as a Dominican nun in traditional habit, with the idea that it would be fun to feature a photograph of the mannequin and Goggin as part of a greeting card. The cards were a success and so, having worked in theater since 1963, Goggin decided to emulate Pygmalion by bringing the mannequin to life. The first Nunsense production opened in 1983 with a cast featuring three nuns, a priest, and a brother. The show featured sketches written by a friend, Steve Hayes, but in order to move the show to Off-Broadway, they had to have an actual 'book' to replace the sketches. It was at this time that the priest and the brother became additional nuns and a story was written to tie all of Goggin's songs together. The expanded Nunsense won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical and ten years and 3,672 performances later, it ended its original run, becoming second in longevity only to The Fantasticks for an Off-Broadway show. Since then, there have been over 8,000 productions of Nunsense around the world, with the show translated into twenty languages and a half-dozen sequels following in its wake. What makes Nunsense so universally loved? Simple. It's funny, the songs are cute and singable, and the good feelings inherent in the show's believable characters are infectious. (more...)

NorthShore University HealthSystem Implements ActX Genomic Decision Support Within Epic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

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2016 National Directors Fellowship Recipients Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, National New Play Network, The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation jointly announce the selection of five directors from a nationwide pool of applicants for the National Directors Fellowship: (more...)

Chimera Ensemble to Stage Chicago Premiere of SISTER CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Artistic Director Rainee Denham and Chimera Ensemble are proud to present the Chicago premiere of Colette Freedman's Sister Cities, directed by Ashley Neal, August 19 - September 18 at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee. (more...)

Pasadena Symphony and POPS' 2016 Concert Under the Stars to Return to City Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Stars of stage and screen will illuminate the night sky when the Pasadena Symphony and POPS presents its annual free Music Under the Stars concert on Saturday, May 14 at Pasadena City Hall's Centennial Square. (more...)

Howard Brown Benefit Concert Returns to Uptown Underground, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

?Jeff Award-nominee and HIV+ director/producer Christopher Pazdernik returns with the second annual Chris' Birthday Belt-Fest, a benefit concert for Howard Brown Health on Monday, May 16, 8:00 PM at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, Chicago. Featuring award-winning musical theater performers from across Chicago, the evening will be co-music directed by Dustin Struhall and Jeff Award-winner Aaron Benham. Tickets are $20 and are available by calling 773-867-1946 or visiting uptownunderground.net. (more...)

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