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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...)

Last Chance to Buy Theatre Under The Stars Season Subscriptions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Don't be fooled! You have just ONE day left to buy your 2017-18 TUTS Six-Show Season Subscriptions including HAMILTON! (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Rajiv Joseph On GUARDS AT THE TAJ
by Marianka Swain - Mar 30, 2017

Rajiv Joseph's plays include Gruesome Playground Injuries, All This Intimacy and the Pulitzer Prize-nominated Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. On screen, he's written for TV series Nurse Jackie and feature film Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner. His 2015 play Guards at the Taj, about two imperial guards in 17th-century India handed a gruesome decree, has its European premiere at the Bush Theatre, directed by Jamie Lloyd, beginning previews on 7 April. (more...)

Journalists Tony Harris & Maria Elena Salinas Set for New Newsmagazines on ID
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

In two original newsmagazines coming to Investigation Discovery (ID) this April, Tony Harris and Maria Elena Salinas rely on their instincts and expertise as two of America's leading journalists to reveal the deeper stories behind crimes that shook communities. (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...)

BWW Previews: TYLER CONROY AND HIS BROADWAY BAES at 54 Below
by Gianluca Russo - Mar 28, 2017

Singer/songwriter Tyler Conroy is gearing up to make his 54 Below debut on May 20. With a band set and song list in the works, only one important factor remains: which of his #BroadwayBaes will take the stage to perform with him. In an effort to convince his favorite performers to Come Along, Conroy composed an original song, available below, asking his #BroadwayBaes for their help. (more...)

Syracuse Stage presents Pulitzer-Prize Winning Drama HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Come Along for the ride as Syracuse Stage presents Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama How I Learned to Drive.This deeply compassionate play looking into how one woman's courage to face a troubled time in her past leads her to take control of her own life opens April 7 in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St. There will be two preview performances on Wednesday, April 5, and Thursday, April 6. (more...)

Global Robotics Competition Expands Access and Engagement in Computer Science
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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San Francisco Americana/Rock Artist John Haesemeyer To Release New EP 'Maybe If I Try'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Recorded on both sides of the equator, Americana/Rock artist, John Haesemeyer's new EP,Maybe If I Try, will be released on April 29, 2017. John Haesemeyer (HAZE-mire) is a San Francisco based performing artist who fuses folk and pop genres, emphasizing intimate vocals, acoustic guitar, orchestral instruments, and the rhythm section of a rock band. (more...)

Mr Bloom and His Veggies Are Hitting the Road and Coming to the North West
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Mr Bloom, as seen on CBeebies, is hitting the road on his first ever live UK theatre tour in 2017 and is visiting Liverpool Empire and Manchester Palace Theatre. 'Tiddlers' of all ages are invited to come and see their favourite gardener and his veggie friends in their brand-new stage version of Mr Bloom's Nursery. (more...)

Rehmann partners with Intacct to help empower today's businesses
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

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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...)

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...)

Guest Speakers Announced for World Heritage Big History Weekend at St George's Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Liverpool historian Ken Pye and St George's Hall Liverpool are excited to announce the full programme of guest speakers for this year's fascinating and insightful World Heritage Big History Weekend which is back bigger and better for 2017. (more...)

A Collection of Dance Works Inspired by 'Home' and the IMAGINING HOME Exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Collective, Baltimore's hub for dancers and choreographers, will present a collection of works entitled This is Home, featuring seven premier works crafted around the universal theme of home and inspired by the Imagining Home exhibit in the Patricia and Mark Joseph Education Center at the Baltimore Museum of Art. This is Home will run at Baltimore's Theatre Project, 45 West Preston Street, on Saturday, April 29th at 8pm and Sunday, April 30th at 3pm. The concert will feature works by the following choreographers: Samantha Hopkins, Martha Johnston, Adrienne Kraus Latanishen, Brittni Mann, Caitlin McAfee, Polly Mizani, Lynne Price, Gianna Rodriguez, Kristen Yeung and guest choreographers Iyun Ashani Harrison and Sarah Beth Oppenheim. (more...)

UNCANNY VALLEY Opens this Week at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Barter Theatre introduces "Uncanny Valley" on Thursday, April 6. The production starts this week and runs until April 30 at Barter Stage II, staring Sean Maximo Campos and Mary Lucy Bivins. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE BODYGUARD Opens at the Saenger Theatre Tonight
by Heidi Scheuermann - Apr 4, 2017

If you loved the movie The Bodyguard, you're in luck because now there's a stage musical that originated in London that's on tour all across the United States right now, and they're paying New Orleans a visit this week. THE BODYGUARD is opening tonight at the Saenger Theatre, and if you're ready to hear R&B/pop recording artist and actress (Film: Akeelah and the Bee, Hotel Rwanda; Broadway: AIDA, JEKYLL & HYDE) Deborah Cox belt her face off then this is a show you're not going to want to miss out on. (more...)

HOT BROWN HONEY and DJUKI MALA Shake it Up at the Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The Studio gets steamy this winter as two festival sensations get their own headline seasons: the all-female cabaret Hot Brown Honey and the dance celebration Djuki Mala.  (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Performs Free Concerts in ROAD TRIP ACROSS THE USA Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs free concerts in parks throughout New Jersey in June and July, bringing a family-friendly “Road Trip Across the USA” program to six outdoor venues from Bergen County to West Windsor. The NJSO performs free concerts at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, Overpeck County Park in Ridgefield Park, Maxwell Place Park in Hoboken, Branch Brook Park in Newark, Mercer County Park in West Windsor and Marine Park in Red Bank. (more...)

Everything's Coming Up Fabulous in Ethel Merman Tribute at Orlando Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Ethel Merman has been buzzing on everyone's lips since the annual Orlando Fringe Teaser last week! It has been mentioned on numerous must-see lists around town. (more...)

FRESH INK READINGS to Showcase New Zealand Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Over three consecutive Sunday afternoons, and accompanied by mulled wine which will be available for purchase, three brand new plays will be presented as 'works-in-progress'. Following each performance, audiences will be invited to provide feedback and engage in discussion about the work. (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE LIGHTNING THIEF to Celebrate Rick Riordan's New Novel with Pop-Up Shop 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Off-Broadway's hit show, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical and NYC's Books of Wonder (booksofwonder.com) will celebrate the release of Rick Riordan's newest book by creating a Book of Wonder pop-up shop at the Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

The Beach Boys Band to Bring Good Vibrations to The Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Beach Boys Band has announced its popular show The Beach Boys Story will be rolling into The Epstein Theatre on Friday 19th May. (more...)

Photo Flash: Verlaine & McCann's BURLESQUE ALICE IN WONDERLAND Returns to The Triple Door
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The producers of the wildly successful, award-winning holiday burlesque extravaganza Land Of The Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker, and the wine-soaked party-through-time Burlesco DiVino: Wine In Rome, have both gone mad... mad as March Hares, that is. (more...)

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