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Casting Announced for Las Vegas' Sexiest New Smash: MAGIC MIKE LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The search is over! Following a nationwide man-hunt, casting for the highly-anticipated production, MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS is now finalized. Inspired by the ever-popular Magic Mike film franchise and conceived by the film's star Channing Tatum, MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS will feature 13 of the hottest and most talented males from around the country. Preview performances for the sizzling production will begin on Thursday, March 30 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino inside of the mythic Club Domina. The show will celebrate its official opening night on Friday, April 21. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Cocoa Brown On Biggest Misconception About Stand Up Comedians on THE REAL
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Today, THE REAL hosts dig deep into their inbox and let the fans deliver the “Girl Chat” topics. They touch on everything from reasons some women date a married man to what to do when you crush on a friend. (more...)

Tracy Morgan Comes to Netflix With All-New Stand-Up Comedy Special STAYING ALIVE
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Tracy Morgan is making his much-anticipated return to stand-up with STAYING ALIVE, an all-new comedy special exclusively for Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network. The stand-up special, shot before a packed house at New Jersey's landmark Count Basie Theatre, will launch globally on Netflix Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (more...)

Quincy Tyler Bernstine Joins Zachary Levi and Ben Shenkman in STAND. UP. at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Michael Kimmel's (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) new play will have its second reading on Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 7:00 PM for a special industry presentation at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street), directed by Michael Berresse ([title of show], Now.Here.This.) and featuring an all-star cast. (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...)

Pittsburgh Symphony To Celebrate MOZART IN PRAGUE, 3/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Prague is the city that cherished Mozart, inspired Smetana and Jana?ek, and launched Dvo?ak. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates the city's unique place in musical history during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, "Mozart in Prague," on March 10 & 12 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

BWW Review: Cirque Du Soleil's KURIOS in Dallas
by Christina Hoth - Feb 23, 2017

A case of Kuriosity struck Dallas/Ft. Worth this past weekend as Cirque Du Soleil rolled out the big top tents for their newest series, KURIOS, at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie.  As a premier performing arts troupe, Cirque never ceases to delight crowds with their authentically unique shows. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 23rd, 2017 - SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 23, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, opens on Broadway tonight! (more...)

Artie Lange and The O'Jays Coming Up This Spring at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: Artie Lange-Friday, April 14, 2017 at 8PM. The O'Jays-Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8PM. (more...)

Josh Wolf to Hit Comedy Works Downtown This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Comedian, actor, and writer Josh Wolf has become one of the most sought after personalities in comedy today. He will headline Comedy Works Downtown at Larimer Square from March 30-April 1, 2017. (more...)

Matt Berry, Simon Bird, Lily Cole, Charlotte Ritchie & Tom Rosenthal Will Star in THE PHILANTHROPIST at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Simon Callow directs a new production of Oscar winner Christopher Hampton's most celebrated play, The Philanthropist, at the Trafalgar Studios, starring Matt Berry, Simon Bird, Lily Cole, Charlotte Ritchie and Tom Rosenthal. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tory Dobrin of TESTOSTERONE AND TUTUS at Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Feb 22, 2017

Overture Center welcomes Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, also known as The TROCKS, to Overture Hall for one night only on Friday, February 24 at 8 p.m. The program will include Le Lac Des Cygnes, Pas de Six from Esmeralda and Don Quixote. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Celebrates Spring with THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, CARNAVAL BRASILEIRO, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Spring is on the horizon, which means Aurora Theatre is abloom with a wide variety of programming for Atlanta audiences!  (more...)

The Revival Announces March Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Revival, Hyde Park's new comedy theater, announces its lineup of shows and events playing in March 2017. Inspired by the legacy of the Compass Players, The Revival brings improvisational comedy back to the same corner where it was invented in 1955!  Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.the-revival.com. The Revival is located at 1160 E. 55th St. in Hyde Park.  (more...)

Seventh Annual BROKE LA Announces Official Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

cARTel: Collaborative Arts LA, with Associate Producers Brownies and Lemonade, Shifty Rhythms, and Department 4, are proud to announce the lineup for the 2017 BROKE LA Music & Arts Festival. The festival's new location will be 4560 Worth St and will occur on the new date of April 8th, 2017. The date move shifts the festival away from overlapping with Coachella weekend for the first time ever, kicking off festival season in Los Angeles. Commenting on the change, Executive Director Negin Singh notes, "It is important for us, first and foremost, that our event serve our artists in their professional development. We are proud of our unbelievable talent and want to ensure that those in the music industry as well as our audience can freely engage in discovery at our festival without having to sacrifice celebrating what's big in the mainstream festival circuit.' (more...)

Louis C.K. Filming Two New Stand-Up Specials Exclusively for Netflix
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Comedian, actor, writer, producer, director and editor, Louis C.K. will debut two new stand-up comedy specials exclusively on Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network. The first of the specials, titled 2017, was filmed in Washington DC, and will premiere April 4, everywhere Netflix is available. (more...)

Cast Complete for American Premiere of ANGRY YOUNG MAN at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, has announced the cast of the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award-winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)

The Sydney Comedy Festival Delivers an Epic Program of Laughs for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Sydney Comedy Festival has announced what can only be described as an EPIC program, filled to the brim with joyous belly laughs and sidesplitting hilarity for its 13th year in 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL Celebrates 800th Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

In 2015, SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL had its West End premiere in an Olivier Award winning season. New musicals created on the spot by the incredible, multi award-winning musical Comedians The Showstoppers. (more...)

Zachary Levi, Ben Shenkman and More Set for Reading of Dark Comedy STAND. UP. at the Vineyard
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Michael Kimmel's (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) new play will have its second reading on Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 7:00 PM for a special industry presentation at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street), directed by Michael Berresse ([title of show], Now.Here.This.) and featuring an all-star cast. (more...)

Showtime to Present World Premiere of New Drama Series I'M DYING UP HERE at SXSW
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

SHOWTIME will present the world premiere of its highly anticipated new one-hour drama series I'M DYING UP HERE at the South by Southwest® (SXSW) Film Festival on Wednesday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m. in the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas (more...)

Comedian Carrot Top Returns to the State Theatre for First Time Since 2005
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

???????A pop culture icon returns to the State Theatre as comedian Carrot Top is set to take the stage on Sunday, March 19th.  This marks the 10th time Carrot Top is performing at the historic venue and the first since 2005. (more...)

Michelle Wolf Comes to Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Michelle Wolf is a New York based writer, actor and stand-up comedian, as well as one of the fastest rising comedic talents in the city.  She currently works as an on-air performer and writer for Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.  Previously, Michelle was a writing supervisor and performer on Late Night with Seth Meyers, where she appeared regularly in various bits and as the popular reoccurring character she created "Grown-Up Annie."  She has also made a number of appearances on Comedy Central's hit late night game show @Midnight and appeared on Louis CK's Horace and Pete.  (more...)

ImprovBoston's WHEEL OF AUSTEN to Spin Every Friday in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Audiences are invited to seek true love with twisted new plots and period costumes as beloved author Jane Austen gets the improv comedy treatment for ImprovBoston's newest weekly show Wheel of Austen spinning every Friday night in March at 10PM. (more...)

Stand-Up Comedian D.L. Hughley Returns to The Orleans Showroom April 7-8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

???????Actor, radio personality and comic D.L. Hughley will bring his stand-up comedy act to The Orleans Showroom April 7-8. (more...)

Peter Goers Returns to Holden Street Theatres in SMOKED HAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Following Actors, Drunks And Babies Never Hurt Themselves - eight sold-out shows -Peter Goers' last Fringe show has since had a regional tour to 30 SA towns with producer Anthony Lamond. (more...)

Olivier Award Winning SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL Celebrates 800th Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

In 2015 SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL had its West End premiere in an Olivier Award winning season. New musicals created on the spot by the incredible, multi award-winning musical Comedians The Showstoppers. On Monday 20th February Showstopper! The Improvised Musical celebrates a musical theatre milestone- they will be playing their 800th show.  (more...)

Flynn Center Announces Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Maron, and Upright Citizens Brigade
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

The Flynn Center is a full-service home for the performing arts in the region; offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences; and nurtures the creative development of performing artists. Upcoming productions include Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Maron, and Upright Citizens Brigade. (more...)

Rory Albanese Gets Political at Flappers Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Rory Albanese (THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART) is performing a one night only show at Flappers Comedy Club Burbank, Thursday, February 23 at 8:00 PM.  Tickets are $20 and are available at www.flapperscomedy.com. (more...)

St Helens Theatre Royal Celebrates Youth Group RTDA's Award-Winning GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Members of St Helens Theatre Royal's youth group are celebrating in style after winning two awards and receiving nine nominations for its smash-hit production of Grease. (more...)

Scoop: PEOPLE ICONS - Series Premiere on ABC - Tuesday, March 7, 2017
by - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on PEOPLE ICONS - Series Premiere, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 7, 2017! (more...)

THE ANXIETY SHOW Has A New Take on Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

There are wonderful people in this world who grew up with the perfect amount of emotional nurturance, who live simple lives, have excellent boundaries, and have managed to keep an even keel despite a distorted society. These people cannot understand why anyone would act irrationally, especially when they know that what they are doing is not good for them. This show is not for those people.  (more...)

Women in Comedy Festival and ImprovBoston Present JELLY: The Untelevised Comedy Variety Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

While men have been in the national comedy scene spotlight for decades, the folks at the Women in Comedy Festival (WICF) and ImprovBoston stay committed to showcasing the extraordinary contributions of women right here in Boston. Featuring women across all comedic platforms - from improvisation to sketch, standup, film, and an annual comedy festival - two of New England's biggest comedy institutions team up for a monthly variety show called Jelly: The Untelevised Comedy Variety Show. (more...)

Wilco's Solid Sound Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The musical lineup for the 2017 Solid Sound Festival, which takes place June 23-25 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, has been revealed. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld: THE HOMESTAND Will Continue with Shows in November and December 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced today that due to popular demand, legendary New Yorker and comedian Jerry Seinfeld has added four more 2017 performances to his Beacon Theatre residency entitled, "Jerry Seinfeld: The Homestand Extended." The newly announced dates are November 2 and December 8 with performances at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on both nights. (more...)

Wilco's Solid Sound Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The musical lineup for the 2017 Solid Sound Festival, which takes place June 23-25 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, has been revealed. (more...)

Kathy Griffin Added to 2017 Aces of Comedy Series at The Mirage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Kathy Griffin has been added to 2017 Aces of Comedy Series at The Mirage. See the full details below! Ticket prices start at $49.99, plus tax and service fees, and go on sale Friday, Feb. 17 at noon. The performance will take place. Friday, May 26 at 10 p.m. (more...)

Park City Institute to Welcome Author and TED Speaker Lidia Yuknavitch
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Weaving stories about the ways in which being a misfit can be an unexpected gift, author Lidia Yuknavich will appear on the Eccles Center Main Stage, presented by the Park City Institute, Saturday March 4, 2017. The author of nine books, her next novel, The Book of Joan, will be published by Harper on April 18th. (more...)

Lowell Opera House Presents ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for Lowell House Opera's production of Richard Strauss' comic opera, Ariadne auf Naxos. The opera will be sung in both English and German with full orchestra and English supertitles. Performances will take place on March 22, 24, 25, 29, 31 and April 1 at 8:30pm, on the Harvard University campus (Lowell House, 10 Holyoke Place, Cambridge, MA). A black tie reception will follow the performance on Friday, March 24. Tickets ($15-75) may be purchased through the Harvard Box Office (Farkas Hall, 12 Holyoke Street, Cambridge - boxoffice.harvard.edu - 617.496.2222) or at the door pending availability. (more...)

Applications Now Open for 6th ANNUAL CHICAGO WOMEN'S FUNNY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

 Stage 773 Director of Theatre Management Jill Valentine and co-producer Liz McArthur are happy to announce that they are now accepting applications for the 6th Annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival, taking place June 15 through June 18.  The Chicago Women's Funny Festival features all comedic art forms including stand up, sketch, solo, vaudeville, improvisational, musical and more. The event packs over 80 shows, featuring over 500 performers from over 160 groups into four funny-filled days. Applications for participation may be sent in through April 15 by visiting http://www.chicagowomensfunnyfestival.com/. (more...)

March Events Announced at The Kraine Theater & UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade is a theater development group with a focus on new work that produces a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater every season. FRIGID's Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Announces Public Program For March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of programs for adults, teens, and kids in March. Public programs include talks, performances, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

'PAUL FEIG: An Interview by Bruce McCulloch' Set for First Annual TOsketchfest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOsketchfest) has announced their final round of programming including PAUL FEIG: An Interview by Bruce McCulloch, and the first annual TOsketchfest Film Festival. (more...)

TRIPLE THREAT Returns to Triple Door Mainstage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

TRIPLE THREAT w/ Kimball Allen, the 90-minute Seattle variety talk show, is coming back to the Triple Door mainstage on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, for another all-star lineup of performances including: (more...)

Lara Spencer to Host New Weekly Program PEOPLE ICONS, Premiering 3/7
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

ABC News and People are teaming up once again for a new limited primetime series titled PEOPLE ICONS premiering TUESDAY, MARCH 7, at 10 p.m. EST on ABC.  (more...)

Adam Sandler & Friends to Headline 4th Annual Wild West Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Superstar Comedians Adam Sandler, David Spade, Nick Swardson, and Rob Schneider have joined the Wild West Comedy Festival lineup with their upcoming “Here Comes The Funny” Tour. (more...)

HBO Latino's CHUMEL CON CHUMEL TORRES Begins Second Season 2/20
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

HBO Latino announced the premiere of season two of the original late-night talk show from HBO Latin America, CHUMEL CON CHUMEL TORRES, to air on February 20, 2017 (more...)

Kathy Griffin Brings Her Pull-No-Punches Comedy To The Palace Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin breaks through the entertainment clutter with her universally recognized brand of pull-no-punches comedy. (more...)

Amused Moose Comedy's National New Comic Award 2017: Heat 7, Plus Yuriko Kotani and Alex Zane
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

On 18 March, you can vote for nine exciting new Comedians onstage at Kings X's iconic WaterRats music/comedy venue, which launched Oasis in London and Bob Dylan in the UK. (more...)

Amused Moose Comedy's National New Comic Award 2017: Heat 8, Plus Marcel Lucont and Ian Smith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

On 19 March, you can vote for twelve exciting new Comedians onstage at Kings X's iconic WaterRats music/comedy venue, which launched Oasis in London and Bob Dylan in the UK. (more...)

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