Mike Sears's WHEN IT COMES Gets Workshop at The Old Globe This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

The Old Globe will present WHEN IT COMES with free public workshop presentations, marking the culmination of Mike Sears's 2015 San Diego Foundation Creative Catalyst Grant. Inspired by writer Sears's real-life experiences, the piece was developed in collaboration with a team of local artists: four San Diego actors, puppetry by Animal Cracker Conspiracy (Iain Gunn and Bridget Rountree), music by Clinton Davis, and direction by Sears's wife, Lisa Berger. (more...)

BWW Opera Review: Few Sparks from Opera Orchestra in Donizetti's Formulaic PARISINA D'ESTE
by Richard Sasanow - May 9, 2016

Those of us with long enough memories can recall some exciting nights at Opera Orchestra of New York's concerts at Carnegie Hall, with Eve Queler at the helm. It's reputed that Donizetti's PARISINA D'ESTE made quite a stir with Montserrat Caballe in the spotlight in 1974--but anyone expecting history to repeat itself when Queler mounted the opera for Angela Meade at the Rose Theatre last week was wildly disappointed. (more...)

BWW Recap: Everyone is an 'Oathbreaker' on GAME OF THRONES
by Jessica Naftaly - May 9, 2016

This week's episode of Game of Thrones aired on Mother's Day, perhaps as an ironic detail of seeding spread throughout the episode in the same vein that Tyrion killed Tywin in season 4 on Father's Day. The episode, entitled “Oathbreaker,” had it's share of deaths and gore, but seemingly shed light on three of our characters whom can be considered “oathbreakers” of sorts. (more...)

Rare Corpse Flower Expected To Release The Stench For A Second Time At Moody Gardens
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

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Groupon Makes Every Day Mother's Day: 3D Print a Life-Size Replica of Yourself, Send to Mom for $30,000
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

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Master Mixologists: Co-Founders of LIQUID LAB Gregory Lucas & Parker Boase
by Marina Kennedy - May 3, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Mixologists, Gregory Lucas and Parker Boase of LIQUID LAB and The Attic in NYC. (more...)

Jane Horrocks, Celia Imrie & Morfydd Clark to Join Glenda Jackson in The Old Vic's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

As previously reported, 79-year-old politician and Oscar-winning actress Glenda Jackson will return to the stage in the title role of KING LEAR at the Old Vic this autumn. (more...)

THE INFANTILE GROTESQUE is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

A new book by Francis Sanzaro explores the complex relationship between childbirth, ecology and technology, arguing for a more expansive analysis of the often censored event. (more...)

BWW Recap: Jon Snow Heads 'Home' in GAME OF THRONES
by Jessica Naftaly - May 2, 2016

Episode two of Game of Thrones just aired tonight and with it, we got a lot of what we had last week, shocking deaths and violence, but we also got the answer to everyone's burning question. Is Jon Snow really dead? The episode, entitled “Home” not only was named so because of the word being dropped quite often in dialogue, but several of our primary characters dealt with their families, identities and “homes”. I would say this is one of the closes instances we've gotten on this show of having the title actually play a key role in the total events of the narrative, but alas, it still struggled to remain thematically relevant, despite it's frequent usage.  (more...)

Zephyr Quartet Coming to Waterside Workers Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

After a sell-out world premiere season at Queen's Theatre in 2014, South Australia's Zephyr Quartet will re-imagine another heritage listed venue when, in association with Vitalstatistix, they bring their celebrated performance project Between Light back for a second outing - this time in Port Adelaide's beautiful Waterside Workers Hall from June 29 - July 3, 2016. Bookings: vitalstatistix.com.au. (more...)

Bulgogi Release Third Album "Juan Dissed The Cyclops Baby"
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Psychedelic Post-Punk band Bulgogi have finally released their highly anticipated third album “Juan Dissed The Cyclops Baby”! (more...)

Lake Forest Theatre's Inaugural Season to Feature A CHORUS LINE & More
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Managing Artistic Director Steve Malone announces the opening of Lake Forest Theatre with its Inaugural Season. Starting in June 2016, the season will include three musicals with 10 Tony awards combined: THE SECRET GARDEN (Previewing June 10 and opening June 11 at 8pm) and, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, and A CHORUS LINE. The shows will be held at the newly renovated John & Nancy Hughes Theatre in downtown Lake Forest. The long-term vision for Lake Forest Theatre is to build a brand new venue. Lake Forest Theatre will also host two special events this season. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Daniel Radcliffe Stars in Dark Comedy SWISS ARMY MAN
by Movies News Desk - May 11, 2016

Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe and Mary Elizabeth Winstead star in SWISS ARMY MAN. Directed and written by Daniels (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert), the film opens theatrically in New York and Los Angeles on June 24th and nationwide on July 1st. (more...)

VIDEO: On CONAN, Dave Attell Discusses How He Would Like To Die
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Dave is only just over 50, but he already has a wonderfully NSFW plan to dispose of his corpse on CONAN. (more...)

Joel B. New Launches MURDER, SHE WROTE Album Crowdfunding Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Award-winning musical theatre writing Joel B. New is combining his loves of songwriting, performing, and Jessica Fletcher to create something unique, weird, unexpected, and very him: an EP of songs inspired by 'Murder, She Wrote'. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/06/2016
by BWW - Mar 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/06/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

HAPPILY AFTER EVER Begins 3/30 at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

59E59 Theaters will welcome the Ricochet Collective with HAPPILY AFTER EVER, written by Laura Zlatos and directed by Sherri Eden Barber. HAPPILY AFTER EVER begins performances on Wednesday, March 30 for a limited engagement through Saturday, April 16.  Press opening is Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday - Saturday at 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $18 ($12.60 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org.  (more...)

2016 Breaking Ground Festival Kicks Off This April at Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company's 2016 Breaking Ground festival of new plays will be held April 14 - 17 at the Huntington's home for new work, the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (more...)

Dan O'Brien's THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN to Play Theater J, 4/27-5/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The regional premiere of the 2014 award-winning drama, The Body of An American, written by Guggenheim Fellow Dan O'Brien, plays at Theater J April 27 through May 22, 2016. This bold, radically theatrical, and poetic true story is the winner of the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize, the Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play, and the PEN Center USA Award for Drama. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/20/2016
by BWW - Mar 20, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/13/2016
by BWW - Mar 13, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/13/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

BIG FISH Book Writer John August to Receive WGAW's 2016 Valentine Davies Award
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Screenwriter John August (Big Fish, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) has been named the recipient of the Writers Guild of America, West's 2016 Valentine Davies Award (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING's Michael Arden & Gabe Violett Featured on Season Premiere of SOMETHING NEW
by Something New with Joel B. New - Jan 5, 2016

The fourth season of 'Something New' -- a podcast that interviews multifaceted theatre artists and premieres original songs by Joel B. New -- premieres January 4th. (more...)

BWW Interview: hal evans and Tracy Hults of Intrepid Fringe Talk the Challenges and Relevance of JULIUS CAESAR
by Natalie de la Garza - Jan 29, 2016

Through February 6th, Intrepid Fringe is staging the classic Shakespearean tragedy JULIUS CAESAR - with a twist. Set in the year 4000 CE in a galaxy far away, the play, written with only two small speaking roles for women, has been partially gender swapped, with six women now commanding lead roles. Today Broadwayworld.com talks to the co-owners of Intrepid Fringe hal evans (also JULIUS CAESAR's director) and Tracy Hults about the challenges and the relevance of JULIUS CAESAR and what happens when you gender swap one of Shakespeare's most manly of plays. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN at Hartford Stage Company
by Karen Bovard - Jan 25, 2016

Dan O'Brien's play THE BODY OF AMERICAN turns on a friendship built on a bond of differing traumas.   It's a true story, and an on-going one. We watch two edgy, damaged, highly verbal men trying to understand themselves through the other and forge a friendship without pretense.  (more...)

THE LIFE WE LIVED Brings Funeral Parlour Love Story to Theatre N16 This Feb
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Award-winning playwright Matt Fox returns to Theatre N16 February 7th - 11th, 2016, with Trick of Light Theatre Company's THE LIFE WE LIVED, a new dramatic love story set in a funeral parlour, for the London leg of a UK Spring tour. Press night is February 9th. (more...)

NOVA: ICEMAN REBORN Premieres on PBS 2/17
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Since his discovery in 1991, Otzi the Iceman, has been both an international sensation and a scientific treasure. (more...)

VIDEO: THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN, Dan O'Brien's Ghost Story of a War Photo That Outraged A Nation
by Michael Dale - Jan 12, 2016

Dan O'Brien's drama was inspired by a horrific incident captured by photojournalist Paul Watson. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/28/2016
by BWW - Feb 28, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/28/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

FRIEND ART and ENGAGEMENTS Slated for Second Stage Uptown Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will present the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, directed by Portia Krieger, and the New York premiere of Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS as part of the company's fourteenth annual SECOND STAGE THEATRE UPTOWN SERIES this summer. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2016: UNDERNEATH BY PAT KINEVANE Disturbs And Provokes Intelligent Discourse
by Barry Lenny - Feb 24, 2016

Kinevane's performance is riveting, his sudden diversions into humour, disturbing, his physicality, astounding. (more...)

Everyday Inferno Theatre Company to Host Inaugural Developmental Lab
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Everyday Inferno Theatre Co. is pleased to announce the launch of its Inaugural Developmental Lab for Playwrights and Directors. Over the next four months, four writer/director pairs will collaborate on individual projects in various stages of development. The Lab will culminate in a public presentation of works-in-progress on May 28th, 2016. Everyday Inferno is excited to commit to the development of four new theatrical pieces that fit within the company's aesthetic, and is thrilled to offer these eight innovative, emerging artists resources and support for their work. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jane Horrocks and Company in Rehearsal for IF YOU KISS ME, KISS ME at the Young Vic
by marianka swain - Feb 10, 2016

New Wave storms the Young Vic next month in an anarchic world premiere conceived by Jane Horrocks and Aletta Collins. Horrocks, star of LITTLE VOICE, performs with a live band and company of dancers directed and choreographed by Collins, who was responsible for Bend It Like Beckham's choreography and music staging. IF YOU KISS ME, KISS ME, which conjures the rebel spirit, disillusionment and messy relationships of the UK's 1970s-80s music scene, hits the Young Vic's main house on March 10 and opens on March 16, running until April 16. (more...)

BWW Review: Hysterically Funny CASH ON DELIVERY Rocks the El Portal
by Don Grigware - Dec 7, 2015

1996's mega hit British farce Cash on Delivery is an exceedingly hilarious romp through an unemployed man's out-of-control experiences with social security fraud. Written by Michael Cooney, son of well-known British actor/playwright Ray Cooney, the play builds an affecting series of misunderstandings, mistaken identities and all-out silliness that prevail when Eric Swan (Jim Mahoney) attempts to fraudulently kill off the people - out of guilt - whose government checks he has been collecting illegally. Now onstage at the El Portal, Ray Cooney has directed evenly and with dynamite pacing, guaranteeing fool-proof laughter with a terrific cast, through December 20 only. (more...)

SGL Entertainment Launches THE KILLER MOVIE CHANNEL
by TV News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

SGL Entertainment is pleased to announce that they just launched THE KILLER MOVIE CHANNEL an all new movie streaming subscription service featuring Horror, Exploitation, Cult Films and more (more...)

SGL Entertainment Launches THE KILLER MOVIE CHANNEL
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

SGL Entertainment is pleased to announce that they just launched THE KILLER MOVIE CHANNEL an all new movie streaming subscription service featuring horror, exploitation, cult films and more. (more...)

SGL Entertainment Launches THE KILLER MOVIE CHANNEL with Commercial-Free Unlimited Horror and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2015

SGL Entertainment is pleased to announce that they just launched THE KILLER MOVIE CHANNEL an all new movie streaming subscription service featuring Horror, Exploitation, Cult Films and More. Not only will you find more than 40 Exclusive SGL Entertainment releases including: Nocturnal Activity, Jezebeth, and more. (more...)

TV5MONDE USA's Announces Exciting 2016 Lineup
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Five, four, three, two, one…Happy New Year! Spring back in to action in 2016 with TV5MONDE USA's mix of cooking competitions, crime series and powerful documentaries. (more...)

Scoop: BONES on FOX - Saturday, December 26, 2015
by - Dec 21, 2015

Get all the scoop on BONES, airing on FOX on Saturday, December 26, 2015! (more...)

MURDER ON THE ROAD SHOW By Rudy Franchi is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Rudy Franchi's just published mystery novel, Murder On The Road Show(Henchman Press, Somerville, MA) is the latest entry in the 'accidental detective' genre. In this example, the amateur sleuth is Carlo Parigi, a roguish New York collectibles dealer who wangles his way onto a new TV program, Antiques On The Road. (more...)

Rudy Franchi Releases MURDER ON THE ROAD SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Rudy Franchi's just published mystery novel, Murder On The Road Show (Henchman Press, Somerville, MA) is the latest entry in the 'accidental detective' genre. In this example, the amateur sleuth is Carlo Parigi, a roguish New York collectibles dealer who wangles his way onto a new TV program, Antiques On The Road. (more...)

FSLC Announces 16th Edition of Film Comment Selects
by Movies News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the lineup for the 16th edition of Film Comment magazine's annual festival, with its customarily unpredictable blend of sublime wonders and hard-hitting visions, February 17-24. (more...)

BWW Review: DICK!, Leicester Square Theatre, December 17 2015
by Gary Naylor - Dec 19, 2015

Gary Naylor sees another version of Dick!, Leicester Square's favourite adult panto, still firing out the gags and the filth at an audience only too pleased to lap it up! (more...)

BWW Recap: It's a Not So 'Silent Night' on THE LAST MAN ON EARTH
by Gunnar Larson - Dec 13, 2015

What sets THE LAST MAN ON EARTH apart from every other show on the air is its seamless mixing of rapturously funny comedy with its bleak, post-apocalyptic setting. The show is able to make that distinction and allow comedy to seep into a dark setting through distancing its characters from the tragedy that surrounds them. Sure, they're the last people on Earth. But, as Todd says tonight, “I didn't know any of them in the Morgue! I knew [Gordon]!” (more...)

BWW Interview: Kevin Repich, Malissa Marlow, Leah Dalrymple of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at California Lutheran University
by Cary Ginell - Apr 26, 2016

Playing a character is hard enough for many actors and actresses who are starting out in musical theater, but The Drowsy Chaperone throws its performers a curve because of the complicated nature of the show. A cloistered record collector, the character known only as Man in Chair, shares his favorite musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, with the audience, and as he talks about it, the characters come alive in front of them. But Man in Chair is also talking about the actors who play the characters in the faux musical. This causes a triple-layered dilemma for anyone who plays in the show because they have to fold two characters into their own personalities. We talked with three of the show's stars, who are all theater arts students at California Lutheran University. Kevin Repich is a third year Communications and Theater Arts major who is also in the college's Improv Troupe. Malissa Marlow, also a junior, is a Thousand Oaks High School graduate who has already appeared in productions of Spring Awakening (as Martha), Night of the Living Dead (as Corpse on the Stairs - really!), and Songs for a New World (Woman 1). Leah Dalrymple, also from Thousand Oaks High, is making her musical debut at CLU, but has received a Vee-Cee award for her performance as Fran Kubelik in Promises, Promises at Moorpark College. We talked with all three this week about this very funny show, which is packing in audiences at the CLU Black Box Theater. (more...)

BWW Recap: GAME OF THRONES Has Us Asking, 'Who Is The Red Woman?'
by Jessica Naftaly - Apr 25, 2016

One of the biggest shows in the world is back on television after a season full of shocks, surprises, and a lot of criticism. The premiere episode picked up right where we left off, answered a few questions, but mostly succeeded in creating many more. All that being said, it flew by and certainly didn't feel like an hour of television.  (more...)

GARAGE SALE MYSTERY Part of Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' June Lineup
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will present a new premiere every Sunday night this June featuring an all-star lineup of four original mystery movies (more...)

BWW Recap: Set an Open Course for the Virgin Sea on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Apr 11, 2016

Remember the first six episodes of THE WALKING DEAD where we were like “oh this is pretty good” and then season two started and we were like “Holy Crap, this is great!” The tradition holds true as FEAR THE WALKING DEAD begins with an explosive premiere. (more...)

Tony Nominee Constantine Maroulis Will Lead Second Stage Theatre Uptown's FRIEND ART; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will begin the 2016 Uptown Series with the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, directed by Portia Krieger. FRIEND ART will feature ZOE CHAO, AARON COSTA GANIS, ANABELLE LEMIEUX and Tony Award nominee CONSTANTINE MAROULIS (Rock of Ages, "American Idol"). FRIEND ART will begin previews on Tuesday, May 17th and will officially open on Thursday, May 26th.  (more...)

Something Marvelous Magical Realism Festival to Premiere DON'T LOOK This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Something Marvelous, Chicago's annual magical realism festival, announces their 2016 full length production DON'T LOOK by Gina Doherty. This world premiere production, directed by Artistic Director Emmi Hilger, will run June 17th to July 3rd at the Den Theatre. (more...)

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