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Carla Dawn Fisher Shares SHINER'S ADVENTURE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

'Shiner's Adventure': a vivid and meaningful children's story featuring an ordinary firefly who falls victim to a bad choice and ends up trapped in a jar. 'Shiner's Adventure' is the creation of published author, Carla Dawn Fisher, gifted author and lover of nature. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Andrew Lippa and More in THE LIFE OF THE PARTY at TheatreWorks
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley brings U.S. audiences their first look a London hit with the American Premiere of the joyous musical revue The Life of the Party. Directed and co-created byDavid Babani, the Artistic Director of London's Menier Chocolate Factory, this rollicking musical journey celebrates the songs of Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family, Big Fish) who takes the stage as a featured performer, along with a cast of Broadway and West End veterans, bringing to life a hilarious, uplifting, memorable evening. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Alan Thicke Returns for Season 2 of Pop's Reality Sitcom UNUSUALLY THICKE
by - Sep 7, 2016

Alan Thicke and his family blur the lines of reality television and sitcom on season two of UNUSUALLY THICKE returning on Pop Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 9:00 PM, ET/PT. (more...)

Materna Becomes Market Leader with Extended Bag Drop Portfolio for Airports and Airlines
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2016

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Jim Speake Brings SWEET LIFE THE SHOW to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2016

On Sunday September 25th and Saturday October 8th, Jim Speake brings back his acclaimed show, "Sweet Life the Show" to Don't Tell Mama. Both shows are at 4pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Nigel Harman On Reviving Berkoff's LUNCH and THE BOW OF ULYSSES
by Marianka Swain - Sep 29, 2016

As an actor, Nigel Harman's numerous credits include EastEnders, Guys and Dolls, Downton Abbey and Shrek The Musical, the latter of which he also directed. He's now helming the revival of a Steven Berkoff double bill: Lunch, about an abortive one-night stand, and The Bow of Ulysses, revisiting the couple after 20 years of marriage. The plays star Shaun Dooley and Emily Bruni, and begin at Trafalgar Studios on 6 October. (more...)

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival 2016 to Launch This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival will launch on Friday 30 September with the announcement of the open competition winners and a 'cultural crawl' tour of the venues. (more...)

How Well Do You Understand the Motives and Techniques of Those Looking to Attack Your Networks?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

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Australia's "Comic Mummy" Presents Award-Winning Cabaret at United Solo Festival Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Australian comedian and mother of six, Jenny Wynter, is bringing her over-worked uterus to NYC for one night only, in her award-winning cabaret show, "An Unexpected Variety Show". (more...)

LENNON THROUGH A GLASS ONION Celebrates 25 Years with a Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

It's been 25 years since John Waters and Stewart D'Arrietta first performed LENNON – LOOKING THROUGH A GLASS ONION on the small stage at Sydney's Tilbury Hotel.   Little did they know that over an inspiring 25-year journey they would perform the show in New York and London, leaving their mark on audiences around the world.Lennon – The show will return to Sydney for a limited season in January 2017 to celebrate this major milestone of 25 years on the road with Lennon –Through A Glass Onion. (more...)

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival Is Ready to Launch
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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Oscar Winner Hans Zimmer Scores BBC America's Upcoming PLANET EARTH II
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Announced today, Academy Award-winner Hans Zimmer's 'Bleeding Fingers Music' has created the score for PLANET EARTH II, the brand new landmark series from the BBC's Natural History Unit. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, Planet Earth II premieres on BBC AMERICA in Winter 2017. (more...)

Opera in the Heights Artists Present INTERMEZZO Chamber Music Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Lambert Hall is the place be for "Intermezzo," a chamber music concert that includes popular opera arias and beautiful chamber pieces performed by Opera in the Heights (Oh!) singers and orchestra members who are volunteering their time and talents to raise funds for the regional opera company. Performances are Saturday, Oct. 8 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9 at 5:30 p.m. (more...)

Laura Whitmore Stars in Stage Adaptation of Peter James' NOT DEAD ENOUGH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Leading television presenter Laura Whitmore will star in the next thrilling stage adaptation of multi-million selling author Peter James' Not Dead Enough. Following Peter James' 11th consecutive Sunday Times No.1 in the UK Book Charts and the huge sell-out success of The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple on stage Not Dead Enough receives its world stage premiere in January 2017. (more...)

Laura Whitmore to Lead NOT DEAD ENOUGH at Theatre Royal Glasgow Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Leading television presenter Laura Whitmore will star in the next thrilling stage adaptation of multi-million selling author Peter James' Not Dead Enough when it arrives at the Theatre Royal in Glasgow in April next year as part of a UK tour. (more...)

Make It a Shadowbox Live Weekend Before Shows Leave for the Summer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Make this weekend a memorable one by spending it with Shadowbox Live! There are two see-it-before-they're-gone opportunities, one indoors and one outdoors! (more...)

National Museums Scotland Programmes To October 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The following are the exhibitions and displays of the National Museums in Scotland until October. These exhibitions will be in multiple museums in Scotland, including National War Museum, ranging from child exhibits to adults. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Feel-Link
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 8, 2016

BWW speaks to Laurynas Zakevicius of Feel-Link about the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show. (more...)

TheatreWorks 24-Hour Playwriting Competition 2016 Set for Gillman Barracks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Art, history and heritage come together to form an inspiring backdrop for TheatreWorks' 24-Hour Playwriting Competition 2016. (more...)

Top Ten Real Estate Deals News: Matt Lauer Buys Richard Gere's...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

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Peter Rugg's BIG GAY ADVENTURE Set for The Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

?As Australia is on the cusp of legalising gay marriage/going through a demoralising plebiscite, gay rights are once again being discussed by those who aren't gay. Sigh. But what is it like to grow up this century? How far have we really come? (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Lines
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 27, 2016

BWW speaks to Ryan Duncan and Ian Horgan from Pangean Productions about 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show Lines. (more...)

CBS's New CARPOOL KARAOKE Series to 'Sing' Exclusively with Apple Music
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Apple Music will be the global home of CBS Television Studio's highly anticipated new CARPOOL KARAOKE series through an exclusive first-window licensing agreement announced today. (more...)

Andrew Lippa's THE LIFE OF THE PARTY Makes US Premiere at TheatreWorks this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will bring U.S. audiences their first look a London hit, when it presents the American Premiere of the joyous musical revue The Life of the Party. Directed and co-created by David Babani, the Artistic Director of London's Menier Chocolate Factory, this rollicking musical journey celebrates the songs of Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family, Big Fish) who takes the stage as a featured performer, along with a cast of Broadway and West End veterans, bringing to life a hilarious, uplifting, memorable evening that was declared "Sexy, sophisticated, and funny" and awarded five stars by London's Telegraph. The Life of the Party will be presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley August 24-September 18 (press opening: August 27) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St, Mountain View. For tickets ($19-$80) and information the public may visit www.TheatreWorks.org or call(650) 463-1960. (more...)

Sing-a-long Screening of THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

On Thursday 18 August the ACTORS BENEVOLENT FUND of NSW are asking you to be a 'drag' - get frocked up and Come Along to the Chauvel Cinema and sing-a- long with Abba, Village People, Gloria Gaynor and more at the world's first interactive screening of the iconic Aussie classic THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT. (more...)

Sing-A-Long Screen of THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Hosted by Actors Benevolent Fund of NSW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

On Thursday 18 August the ACTORS BENEVOLENT FUND of NSW are asking you to be a 'drag' - get frocked up and Come Along to the Chauvel Cinema and sing-a-long with Abba, Village People, Gloria Gaynor and more at the world's first interactive screening of the iconic Aussie classic THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT.   (more...)

Paines Plough Announces the Return of its Earlier/Later Roundabout Programme at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

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BWW Interview: Declan Bennett on JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Marianka Swain - Jul 14, 2016

Actor and musician Declan Bennett has successfully maintained dual, often intersecting careers as a singer-songwriter and musical theatre performer. He's had chart hits both with band Point Break and as a solo artist, and has tackled several iconic roles, including Roger in a US tour and Broadway run of Rent, Guy in the UK premiere of Once, and now Jesus in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar. This new production at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre celebrates 45 years since the show first opened, and the intimate, gig-like experience - with performers playing instruments - promises to be very different to the recent arena tour. (more...)

Dr. Jay Feldman Releases THE COMIC BOOK BANDIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Jay Michael Feldman, M.D., a semi-retired psychiatrist and psychotherapist, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Comic Book Bandit: Stories from a Life of Lies': a gripping and potent work about a small boy named Jay and his discovery of the power of bending the truth. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alt-cabaret Star Bridget Everett Teases Her Soho Theatre Show
by Marianka Swain - Jul 12, 2016

Alt-cabaret star Bridget Everett discusses her upcoming Soho Theatre show (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Gordon Southern
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 12, 2016

Broadway World speaks to comedian Gordon Southern about his 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show Long Story Short. (more...)

Tickets Selling Fast for Warrington Festival This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Tickets for the eagerly-anticipated Warrington Festival are selling fast as audiences snap up the chance to see Starsailor and some of the biggest acts of the 80s. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Bring The Q Brothers' OTHELLO: THE REMIX Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

John Leguizamo is proud to present The Q Brothers' Othello: The Remix, written, directed and composed by GQ and JQ, which will make its New York debut at the Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd), beginning previews on Tuesday, October 25th and officially opening on Thursday, November 17th. (more...)

Synoptek Renews National Partnership with Student Transportation Inc. (STI)
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

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Crystal Bowersox, Capitol Steps, TAJ EXPRESS & More Set for Poway Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Poway OnStage has announced its exciting 2016/2017 Professional Performance Series. (more...)

BWW Review: ORPHANS is Funny, Touching and Deeply Moving
by Frank Benge - Aug 29, 2016

ORPHANS is a play by Lyle Kessler that premiered in 1983 in Los Angeles, winning the Drama-Logue Award. It made its Broadway debut in 2013. Earlier this Spring, Street Corner Arts selected Aaron Johnson and native Austinite Sarah Kimberly Becker to helm this debut production of their new Sidewalk Series. The new program mentors promising Austin theatre-makers in producing and fully realizing a production. If this debut effort is any indication of what the future of this program holds, Austin is in for a real theatrical treat. (more...)

BWW Interview: Lauren Samuels On Sisterhood, Sexual Liberation and VANITIES
by Marianka Swain - Aug 27, 2016

Lauren Samuels became a household name thanks to BBC reality show Over the Rainbow, and has since had starring roles in Bend It Like Beckham, Grease and We Will Rock You in the West End and The Last Five Years at Tabard Theatre. Now, she's joining Ashleigh Gray and Lizzy Connolly in the European debut of American show Vanities: The Musical at Trafalgar Studios, directed and choreographed by Racky Plews. It follows the travails of three friends as they go from from cheerleading and sororities to jobs, families and hard-won wisdom. (more...)

A DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a one-night-only event. After the successful premier of the show 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk' Ray DeForest is back in 'A Doris Dear Christmas Special' on December 16th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Andrew Lippa and More in THE LIFE OF THE PARTY at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley brings U.S. audiences their first look a London hit with the American Premiere of the joyous musical revue The Life of the Party. Directed and co-created by David Babani, the Artistic Director of London's Menier Chocolate Factory, this rollicking musical journey celebrates the songs of Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family, Big Fish) who takes the stage as a featured performer, along with a cast of Broadway and West End veterans, bringing to life a hilarious, uplifting, memorable evening. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Point Park University's REP Professional Theatre to Present WIG OUT!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The REP Professional Theatre Company will be opening the 2016-2017 season with the Pittsburgh premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's Wig Out!. (more...)

Photo Flash: MEMPHIS at Raleigh Little Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Musical. Explosive dancing, irresistible songs, and a thrilling tale of fame and love. Inspired by actual events, about a white, radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come Along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves. (more...)

Haylie Duff to Hit the Road in New Cooking Channel Series HAYLIE'S AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Come Along on the eight half-hour episodes of HAYLIE'S AMERICA, beginning on Thursday, September 8th. (more...)

Haylie Duff Hits the Road on New Cooking Channel Series HAYLIE'S AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

For the past year Haylie Duff has juggled being a new mom with an acting career and keeping up her successful food blog, The Real Girl's Kitchen. Now, her busy schedule is bringing her across the country to Austin, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, and Santa Barbara but Haylie does not believe in a trip that is all work and no play. In each new city, she makes time for food-filled adventures and reconnecting with friends and family. Come Along on the eight half-hour episodes of Haylie's America, beginning on Thursday, September 8th at 10pm ET/ 7pm PT on Cooking Channel, as Haylie explores trendy new hot spots, old-school mainstays, and everything tasty in between. The fun and adventure are non-stop, with each place she visits more delicious than the last! (more...)

BWW Review: Tallahassee's AVENUE Q is Game-Changer
by Trevor Durham - Aug 19, 2016

JC Carr leads a cast into new territory (more...)

The Kennedy Center Sets 15th Annual PAGE TO STAGE New Play Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The Kennedy Center hosts its 15th annual Page-to-Stage New Play Festival from Saturday, September 3 to Monday, September 5, 2016, featuring more than 50 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all with a mission to produce and support new work. (more...)

Lerner Publishing Group Launches Bumba Books
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

This fall, open up the world of nonfiction for emergent readers with Lerner Publishing Group's new Bumba Books brand! Seven engaging new series feature eye-catching photographs, intriguing topics, easy-to-read text, simple charts and diagrams, and attractive design. Each of the 42 new titles also includes age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary to help kids build nonfiction reading skills. (more...)

BWW Review: Mad Cow's THE BIG MEAL Will Leave You Hungry For More
by Libby Champion - Aug 16, 2016

Not sure what you're in the mood for for dinner tonight? How about five generations of an American family with a side of laughs, tears, and introspective reflection? If that sounds like something you could munch on, then the Mad Cow Theatre's THE BIG MEAL is for you. This outstanding play by Dan LeFranc is directed by Mark Edward Smith and serves up the story of two characters - Sam and Nicole - and their journey through the feast that is life. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre Presents ALADDIN This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Come Along with Aladdin as he journeys to the Cave of Treasures to find the magic lamp… and the Genie who lives inside! (more...)

Multi-Platinum Selling Songwriter Marcus Darc Releases New R&B Album 'Twisted'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Multi-platinum selling songwriter, producer and R&B charmer Marcus Darc has been crooning the sounds of sensuality since the 80's when he formed his first group in Chicago, R-Kelly & MGM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Andrew Lippa's THE LIFE OF THE PARTY at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will bring U.S. audiences their first look a London hit, when it presents the American Premiere of the joyous musical revue The Life of the Party. Directed and co-created by David Babani, the Artistic Director of London's Menier Chocolate Factory, this rollicking musical journey celebrates the songs of Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family, Big Fish) who takes the stage as a featured performer, along with a cast of Broadway and West End veterans, bringing to life a hilarious, uplifting, memorable evening. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

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