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BWW Interview: Anthony Head Talks BUFFY and LOVE IN IDLENESS
by Marianka Swain - Mar 9, 2017

Anthony Head's diverse work ranges from popular TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Merlin, Little Britain and Doctor Who to theatre work like Ticking, Six Degrees of Separation and The Rocky Horror Show. He's currently starring as Sir John Fletcher in Rattigan's Love in Idleness at Menier Chocolate Factory, directed by Trevor Nunn; the run begins on 10 March. (more...)

BWW Interview: In Met's IDOMENEO, Soprano Nadine Sierra Flies High
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 8, 2017

In our time, IDOMENEO is the earliest of Mozart's operas regularly done, its full title being IDOMENEO, RE DI CRETA OSSIA ILIA E IDAMANTE--or IDOMENEO, KING OF CRETE, OR ILIA AND IDAMANTE. “Ilia” of the extended title is the daughter of Priam, the king of Troy. (“Idamante” is Idomeneo's son.) At the Met starting this week, Ilia is being sung by the skyrocketing young American soprano, Nadine Sierra. (more...)

2017-Nominated IRNE Jim Dalglish Premieres LINES IN THE SAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Cotuit Center for the Arts is proud to announce the world premiere of "Lines in the Sand." Written and directed by Jim Dalglish, this suspenseful and hard-hitting contemporary drama tells the story of a bullied high school boy and the man who saves him. The play runs March 9 to 26, 2017 in the Black Box Theater. Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 2 PM (more...)

George London Foundation Presents Amber Wagner & Reginald Smith, Jr., in Recital 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Soprano Amber Wagner, a 2010 George London Award Winner, and baritone Reginald Smith, Jr., who won his George London Award in 2015, make their New York recital debuts at the final program in the George London Foundation Recital Series, and the final event in the foundation's season, on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 4:00 pm. Alan Darling is the recital's pianist; a reception with the artists follows the concert. (more...)

Joe McElderry Releases New Single 'Gloria', Will Head Out on UK Tour This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Singing sensation Joe McElderry has been back in the studio recording his anticipated new album SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES. The album will be released this July but fans will be able to pre-order on iTunes from Mother's Day. Joe will also release his new single Gloria in time for Mother's Day on 6th March with a special limited edition CD available to buy on Amazon as the perfect Mothers' Day gift. (more...)

Mr. Bloom and His Veggies Come to Wolverhampton
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Following a hugely successful appearance in Wolverhampton Grand's 2016/17 pantomime Aladdin, Ben Faulks will return to the theatre on 20 & 21 March as his popular TV character Mr Bloom. (more...)

An Amazing Month of Shows This March at The Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

It's a jam packed month of popular music, laugh out loud comedy and fantastic theatre at The Epstein stage this March! (more...)

Star in 'RAMONA QUIMBY' with Penobscot Theatre's Dramatic Academy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy is now registering youths aged 4-15 for its spring session, which will culminate in a full, technically supported production of Beverly Cleary's Ramona Quimby. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: GREY'S ANATOMY Cast Interviews & Panel Recap from Paleyfest
by Lauren Gienow - Mar 20, 2017

BWW TV had the chance to catch up with several members of the GREY'S ANATOMY cast on the Paleyfest Red Carpet and then get some scoop from the official Panel discussion. Here is a transcript of interviews with: Jerrika Hinton, Jason George, Kelly McCreary, James Pickens Jr. , Giacomo Gianniotti, Chandra Wilson, Caterina Scorsone, and Debbie Allen and some tidbits from the panel. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jessica Hecht Explains the Calculations of THE PRICE
by Naomi Serviss - Mar 20, 2017

Arthur Miller's timeless drama focuses on an estranged family settling up an estate, but so much more lies just below the surface. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Arsenio Hall and More Coming Up This April at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of April. (more...)

Popular Children's Festival KIDSFEST to Return Bigger and Better in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Orb Events and The James Bulger Memorial Trust have announced that KidsFest is back by popular demand for 2017 and is set to be even bigger and better than ever. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below presents Ray DeForest in THE DORIS DEAR MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a One Night Only EVENT… After the successful sold-out shows "Doris Dear's Gurl Talk" & "The Doris Dear Christmas Special", Ray DeForest is back in "The Doris Dear Mother's Day Special: Like Mother Like Daughter" on May 12th at 9:30pm. Grab a seat in the Rumpus Room, and Come Along on a fun romp and help Doris and her guests salute the women who made them great… their MOTHERS! (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Lister Talks West End Revival of 42ND STREET
by Marianka Swain - Mar 15, 2017

Actor Tom Lister is best known for playing Carl King on Emmerdale, but he's also amassed a number of stage credits, including Legally Blonde, Calamity Jane and Water Babies. He's currently starring in the West End revival of 42nd Street, alongside Sheena Easton, Clare Halse and Stuart Neal. The show begins previews on 20 March. (more...)

Country Music Star Michael English Comes to St. Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

St Helen's Theatre Royal is pleased to announce that Michael English & His Band will be rolling into town and performing live on Tuesday 25th April. (more...)

Registration is Open for Beverly Cleary's RAMONA QUIMBY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy is now registering youths aged 4-15 for its spring session, which will culminate in a full, technically supported production of Beverly Cleary's Ramona Quimby. Classes will begin March 28 and run every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 for students aged 4-6 and from 4:30 to 6:30for students aged 7-15. The students will perform Ramona Quimby at the historic Bangor Opera House, May 19-21. No experience is necessary and all registrants will be cast. Session registration will close March 30. (more...)

BWW Interview: TOM BARNES 2 Magpies Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 13, 2017

Ventoux tells the story of the battle between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani on the slopes of the famous mountain. 2 Magpies Theatre's Tom Barnes tells BWW more about the project. (more...)

VIDEO: Freeform's New Digital Short-Form Series DINNER WITH DAD, Starring Jason Alexander
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

DINNER WITH DAD chronicles a young man's weekly get-together meal with his father. Only what does that look like if your father happens to be Jason Alexander from “Seinfeld”? (more...)

BWW Review: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at CentreStage Orewa
by Monica Moore - Mar 10, 2017

Bravo to CentreStage Theatre company for their choice of show. Writers Dempsey and Rowe have provided a wealth of witty and tuneful material which, combined with some clever staging and talented performers results in a refreshing night of entertainment. (more...)

BWW Review: WSC Avant Bard's THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS a Brilliant Revival
by Andrew White - Mar 10, 2017

Lee Breuer's The Gospel at Colonus took Sophocles' meditation on mortality, sin and redemption and brought it solidly into the American mainstream. This production of The Gospel at Colonus, revived by WSC Avant Bard under the inspired direction of Jennifer l. Nelson, is one of the most joyous experiences in live theatre you are likely to see. (more...)

Grab Your Dictionary! Multiple Tony Winning THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Comes to Florida Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of the multiple Tony-winning musical comedy 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' in the Historic Arcade Theatre. Playing March 24-April 12 with four near-sold-out previews March 21-23, tickets are already going fast for the hilarious musical that took Broadway by storm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Betty Buckley Chats About Her New Album, SPLIT, and Returning To Broadway
by Leigh Scheps - Mar 1, 2017

It's been nothing but 'memories' for Betty Buckley this theater season. She won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Grizabella, the glamour cat, in Cats when it opened in 1982 and replaced Glenn Close as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard. Both shows are in revival runs right now on Broadway. (more...)

Michael Whalen's New Album 'Dream Cycle' Gives Adults Permission to Go to Sleep—Finally
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Emmy award-winning composer and Yamaha artist Michael Whalen wants his music to put you to sleep. His new album, “Dream Cycle” (Valley Entertainment) succeeds at this, inspiring rest, relaxation, wellness, meditation and ultimately, sleep—a crucial activity that eludes so many of us, particularly in these unsettling post-election days. (more...)

Bristol Open Stage Returns to Bristol Old Vic as Part of the Legacy of the 250th Anniversary Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The highlight of Bristol Old Vic's 250th anniversary celebrations last year was Bristol Open Stage, which saw the theatre issue an invitation to the people of the city to take over the historic stage, culminating in a wildly joyous performance during the Birthday Weekend in May. (more...)

Cbeebies Favourite Mr Bloom's Nursery Live Comes to the Wyvern
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Mr Bloom, as seen on CBeebies, is about to embark on his first ever live UK theatre tour in February 2017 (more...)

Delta Center Stage Presents MEMPHIS: THE MUSICAL, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Delta Center Stage presents MEMPHIS: THE MUSICAL, Feb.23-26, 2017. (more...)

HARE & TORTOISE Comes to MTC's Family Series!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

On your marks, get set, GO! Marin Theatre Company brings the spirit of sportsmanship, friendship, and living in the moment to its magical production of Brendan Murray's Hare & Tortoise. MTC's third Family Series show this season features slow and steady Tortoise, versus speedy and impatient Hare, racing to understand that determination and will for success truly matter in life. Directed by MTC's Director of Theatre for Youth and Communities Courtney Helen Grile, this light hearted, fun-filled production will have little ones and their parents cheering for both Hare and Tortoise to succeed in their journey. The excitement and warmth of this classic tale will have the audience's hearts racing for an encore. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ian Bartholomew Talks HALF A SIXPENCE
by Marianka Swain - Jan 26, 2017

Actor Ian Bartholomew's work ranges from Mrs Henderson Presents and Shakespeare in Love to Radio Times and Into the Woods. He's currently starring as eccentric playwright Chitterlow in West End hit Half a Sixpence. (more...)

Jimmy Barnes Receives Australia Day Honour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Rock icon and bestselling author, Jimmy Barnes, has today been appointed as an Officer of the General Division of the Order of Australia for 'distinguished service to the performing arts as a musician, singer and songwriter, and through support for not-for-profit organisations, particularly to children with a disability'. (more...)

80s Icon Tami Stronach Does JACK AND THE BEANSTALK in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The Child-like Empress from 'Never-Ending Story' is back! Tami Stronach, 30 years on, is putting together a new album and show for families and children - with the album set to launch next month, and the show set to kick off in New York on February 4.  (more...)

MEMPHIS - THE MUSICAL to Play Fort Wayne Civic Theatre This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presents Memphis - The Musical, with book & lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music & lyrics by David Bryan, based on a concept by George W. George. (more...)

Arsenio Hall, Timothy B. Schmit and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Emmy Award-winning actor, comedian and producer Arsenio Hall, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, Amel Larrieux's return with back-to-back performances and more. (more...)

MUSIC HALL TAVERN is Back at The Epstein Theatre with a Brand New Show for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The UK's premier comedy family drag variety show is back at The Epstein Theatre with a brand new fabulous show for 2017! (more...)

Mark Fisher Fitness Announces 'Soul Body Breakthrough' Workshop, 3/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Mark Fisher Fitness Announces 'Soul Body Breakthrough' Workshop, March 3-5 in New York City. (more...)

Putting A Cultural Spring in Your Step
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The days are longer, the evenings are brighter. It seems that Spring may just be in the air… and what better way to celebrate than to book a night out at Waterside Arts Centre. Whether you need a laugh, fancy something more dramatic, cinematic or even a good twenty decibels louder - there really is something for all under the one roof over the coming months. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Arcola Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 23, 2017

The Cherry Orchard retains its power to reach across decades and tell us harsh truths about a changing world. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, GOD OF CARNAGE and More Set for Arkansas Repertory Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Arkansas Repertory Theatre, the state's largest nonprofit professional theatre, has announced its 2017-18 Season. (more...)

Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces a Sparkling Spring and Early Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

A sparkling spring and early summer season of events has been announced by Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre. (more...)

Katie Brayben, Tyrone Huntley, Oliver Savile, Sabrina Aloueche and Many More Set for WEST END LIVE LOUNGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

On Sunday 19th March, L&M Productions will present West End Live Lounge - an evening of music from a host of West End talent. Taking place at the Union Theatre, this will mark the company's first concert with a great line up including Katie Brayben, Tyrone Huntley, Sabrina Aloueche and Oliver Savile and many more. With talent such as this it promises to be an unparalleled evening. (more...)

Curve Holding Auditions for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and SCROOGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Curve has today announced auditions for the Curve Young Company & Community Production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and the Christmas musical, Leslie Bricusse's Scrooge. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Reveals HAMILTON to Complete the 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce HAMILTON as a 'Special Engagement' rounding out the full 2017-18 Season by Special Arrangement with BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center! (more...)

Lisa Land Hodge Announces 'I Have Down Syndrome'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

'I Have Down Syndrome': a beautiful and inspired children's story that leads the reader through the day of a child with Down Syndrome. 'I Have Down Syndrome' is the creation of published author, Lisa Land Hodge, an active Texan and dedicated grandmother. (more...)

Sea Asia Survey: Industry Leaders Call for More Big Data Experts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

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MEMPHIS Opens this Weekend at ShenanArts!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes the Tony Award winning musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. (more...)

Irish Folk Group The High Kings Go On Tour With Warrington Date
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The High Kings, the true heirs of Ireland's folk heritage, are the most exciting Irish folk group to Come Along in years, and they're heading to Warrington on 8 June. (more...)

Newn Poetic Memoir WHOLESALE BLOOD is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

At just 21 years old, author Dan Rasmussen Jr. was drafted into the Korean War and shipped off to battle. During his time on the battle fields he witnessed horrific and tragic events of brutality that the South Korean villages he was there to protect had suffered from their enemies in the North. He also witnessed the death of many comrades and friends leaving emotional scars that would never heal. (more...)

BWW Interview: Conleth Hill On WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by Marianka Swain - Feb 13, 2017

Conleth Hill is beloved by millions of Game of Thrones watchers as spymaster Varys, but he's also a respected theatre actor, with work ranging from The Cherry Orchard and Stones in His Pockets to the 2013 revival of Quartermaine's Terms. He's about to embark on Edward Albee's masterpiece Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, starring opposite Imelda Staunton; the production begins previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 22 February. (more...)

MEMPHIS Opens this Month at ShenanArts!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes the Tony Award winning musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. (more...)

Christy Wright Pens BUSINESS BOUTIQUE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Business Boutique, published by Ramsey Press and authored by Certified Business Coach and speaker Christy Wright, is now available for preorder. In her new book, Wright helps women business owners overcome the obstacles they face and equip them with a proven plan for running and growing their business. Published by Ramsey Press, Business Boutique (ISBN: 978-1-9421-2103-9) will release April 17, 2017, and retail for $24.99. More information is available at www.ChristyWright.com. (more...)

National Museums Scotland Presents Latest Exhibits and Displays, Thru March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

National Museum of Scotland presents its latest Exhibitions & Displays: (more...)

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