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New Musical by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire Tapped for Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sundance Institute today announced a characteristically diverse and eclectic slate of projects that will be developed at their Theatre Lab, July 14-30 at Sundance Resort in Utah. (more...)

Curtain Up: New Works for the Stage at Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sundance Institute today announced a characteristically diverse and eclectic slate of projects that will be developed at their Theatre Lab, July 14-30 at Sundance Resort in Utah. The Lab is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community, and for nearly four decades has creatively supported projects including Indecent, Appropriate, Fun Home and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. (more...)

Story-telling Comedian Jeff Simmermon Premieres 'Vomit Fist' at Metal Insider
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Comedian Jeff Simmermon has created an oratory carnival on his upcoming debut album of comedic tales, And I Am Not Lying, due out June 9 via Comedy Dynamics. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR 5/31/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 31, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Watch Brooklyn Pop Auteur Arthur Moon Velvet Elk Studio Session
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Arthur Moon is presenting a live rendition of the expansive Our Head EP opening track - fans can now see the video of the studio performance exclusively via Impose Magazine. (more...)

Theatre by the Lake Announces Two-Company Ensemble for Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Artistic Director Conrad Lynch today announces the ensemble for the Theatre by the Lake's Summer Season - the first time the theatre has featured two-companies. They will perform over 5 productions in rep - After the Dance, As You Like It, Miss Julie, Handbagged and Remarkable Invisible - in both the theatre's spaces. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR 5/26/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 25, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)


by Shari Barrett - May 22, 2017

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MainStage Irving-Las Colinas Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas unveiled three plays, two musicals and a special collaboration that will be produced as part of the 2017-18 season to a packed house of volunteers, subscribers, and supporters on Saturday night, April 15 at the Irving Arts Center. The new season features Sister Act: The Musical, The Gazebo, Witness for the Prosecution, The Full Monty: The Musical and George Washington Slept Here. (more...)

BWW Review: Actors Co-op's To-Die-For Musical LUCKY STIFF is Full of Quirky Charm
by Ellen Dostal - May 17, 2017

Before Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty teamed up for iconic works like Ragtime, Once on this Island, and their current Broadway hit Anastasia,they wrote a crazy little musical called LUCKY STIFF. It was their first collaboration and, though it never made it to Broadway, it won the pair a Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theatre and launched a 30-year partnership that has helped shape the genre ever since. (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Pandora Productions
by Keith Waits - May 16, 2017

When Love is Hard (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/13/2017
by - May 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/13/2017. (more...)

PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES and More Round Out NYMF's Lineup; 2017 Events & More Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today its final selections for 2017 NYMF. A series of developmental readings, invited productions, concerts and Beta Events will join the previously announced programming. (more...)

BWW Review: A Tale of Disinterring Bodies Makes For Wild Night of Irish Black Comedy at none too fragile
by Roy Berko - Mar 27, 2017

Partake in the free shot of Jamison, which is the hallmark of the pre-show ritual at none-too-fragile, sit back, and allow yourself to be immersed in an Irish black comedy, complete with skull battering, blunt language and a wee bit of fun. (more...)

Sam JD Hunt Releases 'Santino the Eternal'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

'Santino the Eternal' has never craved the forbidden - until now. As a blood-thirsty serial killer hunts the glitzy streets of Las Vegas, Santino collides with a young college student - can she make it out alive? Clara Denton's life is flung into chaos when she discovers a drained corpse in a posh hotel room on the Strip. And as if her life wasn't already spiraling out of control, her reclusive boss has taken a disconcerting interest in her. Unable to resist the dark pull, she is drawn further and further into the murky world of the undead - as well as just the dead, too. When the handsome Matthew Hunter arrives with his sights set on Clara, she is thrown into one final eternal struggle of good versus evil. Can love truly be eternal? Book Details: 'Santino the Eternal' The Eternal Series, Book 1 By Sam JD Hunt Published: March 2017 ISBN: 978-1544854922 ASIN: B01MSCLN83 Pages: 97 Genre: Paranormal Romance About the Author: Sam JD Hunt resides in Las Vegas with her husband, the inspiration for the young Thomas Hunt character, as well as her two children. When not writing, Hunt enjoys travel, community involvement, spending time with friends and family, and hiking. She spends her days writing and trying to answer the age-old question: is it too late for coffee or too early for wine? For review copies, author interviews, or more information please contact: Sam JD Hunt Website: http://www.sjdhunt.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/sjd_hunt Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SJDHunt Promo Link: http://bookbuzz.net/blog/paranormal-romance-santino-the-eternal/ (more...)

Arthur Moon Debut EP 'Our Head' Out Today via Velvet Elk Records
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Our Head, the debut EP from Brooklyn six-piece Arthur Moon, is now available in full via Velvet Elk Records. Our Head can be streamed via Spotify and purchased via iTunes, Bandcamp, and Velvet Elk. (more...)

'Experi-Avant-Pop' Arthur Moon Debuts New Video via THRDCOAST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Brooklyn avant-pop six-piece Arthur Moon is debuting their latest effort via THRDCOAST today. EP opener “Room”'s building, reverberating melody is paired with etched and illustrated visuals. (more...)

TEN-FOOT RAT CABARET to Play UNDER St. Marks Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

It's April. The Ides of March have come and gone, and RATS FEED UPON THE CORPSE OF CAESAR! Come celebrate spring rebirth and the restoration of the Republic at Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret on Wednesday, April 5 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW - Mar 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for Baltimore (more...)

BWW REVIEW: CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME Shines in Boston
by Jan Nargi - Mar 16, 2017

The ingenious stage adaptation of Mark Haddon's popular mystery novel THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME invites the audience into the challenging world of 15-year-old Christopher Boone (Adam Langdon on opening night) whose exceptional brain is trapped inside an emotionally stunted body. Through the heightened use of sights, sounds, and technically stylized staging, this Tony Award-winning play creates a world of frightening sensory overload that enables the viewer to empathize viscerally with a boy who can't empathize with others. (more...)

Hangar Theatre Announces 2017 Wedge Series BREAKING GROUND
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Hangar Theatre has just announced the shows for its upcoming cutting edge Wedge Series. (more...)

Casting Announced for Inaugural Season of FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Dog Days Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

 FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly announces casting for the inaugural season of Dog Days Theatre, a new theater project offering smart, contemporary works just light enough for the dog days of summer. Each summer, Dog Days Theatre will feature two plays mounted in the Cook Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts, using professional actors, directors and designers from the community and around the country along with the talents of the Conservatory's graduate students. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 7
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 6, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Brian Blessed to Direct Agatha Christie's SPIDER'S WEB at The Mill at Sonning
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Brian Blessed returns to The Mill at Sonning to direct Agatha Christie's most enthralling and entertaining thriller "SPIDER'S WEB" from Thursday 6 July to Saturday 9 September 2017, with Press Night on Wednesday 12 July 2017. (more...)

New Work BULLET CATCHERS, Featuring Women in Combat, Headed Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

CLUTCH PRODUCTIONS, in association with JOSIAH GRIMM, has announced the world premiere production of Maggie Moore and Julia Sears' BULLET CATCHERS, with music directed by Yeujia Low, directed by Julia Sears. BULLET CATCHERS will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square Park South). (more...)

THE VISIT Comes to Apollinaire in the Park 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

In Durrenmatt's tragic comedy, billionaire Claire Zachanassian returns to the destitute home town she left in disgrace 45 years ago, bent on exacting retribution on the true love who betrayed her. At first the indignant citizens reject her offer of cash for a corpse. They talk importantly of their town's cultural and humane traditions. But when they start buying new shoes, cognac, cars- and all on credit- there is only one way to meet the bills. (more...)

Witch Taint to Play Union Hall This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues LIVE! with Dave Hill and Phil Costello will perform on June 15th at Union Hall (702 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215) at 8 p.m. Shane Torres will open. (more...)

YOU FOR ME FOR YOU, TILIKUM and More Slated for Sideshow Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Sideshow Theatre Company has announced its 2017-18 Season, launching next spring with the Chicago premiere of Mia Chung's absurdly inventive smash-hit YOU FOR ME FOR YOU, directed by artistic associate Elly Green. The season concludes next summer with the world premiere of Kristiana Rae Colon's spectacular and fearless indictment TILIKUM, directed by Lili-Anne Brown. (more...)

Stuart Black Presents IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The worse the world gets, the funnier Stuart Black gets. So there's good news and bad news. (more...)

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Nigel Hook Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Nigel Hook has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG. (more...)

BWW Review: Oscar Isaac Stars in Sam Gold's Jaunty Rendering of HAMLET
by Michael Dale - Jul 20, 2017

Though your ticket says you're seated at The Public's Anspacher Theater, don't be surprised if once director Sam Gold's jaunty mounting of Shakespeare's Hamlet shifts into gear, you find yourself wondering if you may have stumbled into some indie production playing in the back room of a hipster bar on the Brooklyn side of the L train. (more...)

Acting Company and Creative Advisors Join Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab at Sundance Resort
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Sundance Institute's Theatre Lab kicks off today with the announcement of this year's participating acting company and creative advisors. The Lab, which runs through July 30 at the Sundance Resort in Utah, is supervised by Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, and is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community. It's one of 24 residency Labs the Institute hosts each year for independent artists in theatre, film, new media and episodic content. (more...)

Alex Brightman, Annie Golden, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Kate Wetherhead Among Acting Company, Advisors for Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Sundance Institute's Theatre Lab kicks off today with the announcement of this year's participating acting company and creative advisors. (more...)

IRT and the Arctic Group presents POMEGRENADE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Arctic Group is proud to present Pomegrenade, as part of IRT's 3B developmental series, a new play by Ran Xia. (more...)


by John Lariviere - Jul 17, 2017

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BULLET CATCHERS Gives Voice to Women in the Military
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

CLUTCH PRODUCTIONS, in association with JOSIAH GRIMM, is pleased to announce the world premiere production of Maggie Moore and Julia Sears' BULLET CATCHERS, with music directed by Yeujia Low, directed by Julia Sears. BULLET CATCHERS will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square Park South). Performances begin Thursday, July 20 (7:30 p.m.) and continue through Saturday, August 5. Opening Night is Saturday, July 22 (7 p.m.). Tickets are $20 at www.bulletcatcherstheplay.com/tickets. A 'bullet catcher' is Army slang for an infantryman. They live and die on the frontlines and carry this nickname like a badge of honor. It's a sacrifice that few are willing to make. The honorable men who volunteer for this service don't take it lightly. Neither do the women. (more...)

Cast Announced for Robbie Florian's THE CADAVER SYNOD: A POPE MUSICAL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Robbie Florian's farce, The Cadaver Synod: A Pope Musical will debut at this year's New York Musical Festival, playing from July 17 - 23 at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W 42nd Street). The Cadaver Synod is directed by Ryan Emmons with musical direction by Dan Garmon and choreography by Gina Duci. Tickets are $27.75 and can be purchased by visiting NYMF.org. (more...)

Save on Tickets to See THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG on Broadway
by Contests - Broadway - Jul 10, 2017

Winner of the Olivier Award for BEST NEW COMEDY, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is a classic murder mystery chock-full of mishaps and more madcap mania than a Monty Python marathon! Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can't play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it's bedlam beyond Broadway's wildest nightmare and 'BY FAR THE FUNNIEST SHOW OF THE SEASON!' (Forbes). (more...)

Frank London's Theatre-Concert MARKETPLACE Jolts to Life in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

After being presented by John Schaefer and WNYC's New Sounds Live at the Merkin Concert Hall, and then traveling the world, the iconoclastic post-modern musical oratorio, "A Night at the Old Marketplace," returns to New York for the premiere of an enhanced full-length version fusing music, projections and storytelling.  (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
by - Apr 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, May 10, 2017! (more...)

Research Reveals the Benefits of Yoga in Prostate Cancer Patients
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Men who are undergoing cancer radiation treatment may need to strongly consider taking up yoga as a means of reducing common side effects associated with that treatment. This is according to new research led by scientists at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. This study found that men with prostate cancer and undergoing radiation treatment who practiced yoga twice a week had significant reduction in common side effects of radiation which include radiation therapy fatigue, urinary and sexual dysfunction. (more...)

Local Public Relations Professionals Recognized with Image Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (CWC-FPRA) recognized the area's best work in public relations achievements at its "Image Awards Luncheon: Mining for Diamonds' on April 19. The local Image Awards competition is conducted annually to recognize outstanding public relations programs in the area and to encourage and promote the development of the public relations profession. Winners are recognized for their excellence in sound public relations research and planning as well as production, execution and evaluation of results, including budget. (more...)

The Drama League Announces the 2017 Fellowship Recipients of the Directors Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced the eleven exceptional stage directors who have been selected as the 2017 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
by - Apr 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, May 10, 2017! (more...)

The Mill at Sonning Announces Next Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Mill at Sonning is delighted to announce its next season of productions from July 2017 to January 2018. Brian Blessed returns to direct Agatha Christie's most enthralling and entertaining thriller "SPIDERS WEB" from Thursday 6 July to Saturday 26 August 2017. (more...)

Will Opening Night Go Right? Meet the Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

The Play That Goes Wrong opens tonight, April 2, at the Lyceum Theatre.  Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

BWW Interview: Dave Hearn Falls for the Audience in THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by Naomi Serviss - Apr 19, 2017

In this madcap British farce in which the actors are busy smashing chairs and falling over, physical training, concentration and careful meal planning are requisites in getting laughs. (more...)

Englewood Doctor to Appear in Verismo Opera's AIDA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

By day, Dr. James Garvin, Jr., M.D., Ph.D. works as a physician at the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center.  On April 23, Dr. Garvin will set his stethoscope aside and turn to a different forum -- the operatic stage of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's (Verismo Opera) AIDA at the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC).  He will assume a new supernumerary (super) role acting as an Egyptian guard. (more...)

Fusion Theatre to Merge Opera and Theatre with Anouilh's ANTIGONE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

French playwright Jean Anouilh wrote his 'Antigone' during the Nazi occupation of France. It became a symbol of resistance as freedom fighters viewed the heroine's defiance as a crie de coeur of patriotism. The play, written with a modern sensibility, is based on the Greek tragedy of the princess who dies for burying her brother's corpse against the orders of her dictator uncle. Its parallels to modern times are exciting and provocative. (more...)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Announce New LP 'Murder of the Universe'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Melbourne's King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard are a once-in-a-generation group playing a heady combination of psychedelia, prog rock, freakbeat, jazz, heavy metal and Krautrock at a breathless punk pace. (more...)

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