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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...)

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...)


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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...)

Brooklyn Six-Piece Arthur Moon Announces 'Our Head' EP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Brooklyn six-piece Arthur Moon will be issuing an expanded release of their debut EP Our Head onMarch 24 via Velvet Elk Records. The band, led by Lora-Faye Ashuvud, will also be playing a hometown release show at Rough Trade NYC on March 28. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 3/05/2017
by BWW - Mar 5, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/05/2017 for Baltimore (more...)

The Adobe Theatre Presents Twisted Tale of Love THE MIKADO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

The Mikado,  the world famous two-act operetta by Sir William Schwenk Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan, will be performed at The Adobe Theater April 20th - May 14th, 2017. (more...)

Fait Au Canada Festival Announces Programs, 7/17-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Festival Artistic Director Yvonne Ng, Co-Festival DirectorsJanelle Rainville and Jeff Morris, alongside guest curators Daniele Desnoyers and Marc Parent, are pleased to announce the programming for the 2017 dance: made in canada/fait au canada Festival (d:mic/fac), running August 17 - 20. (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...)

Pianist Sarah Cahill to Perform Lou Harrison Centennial Concert at Le Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

On Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7pm, Le Poisson Rouge will present California-based pianist Sarah Cahill, 'a brilliant and charismatic advocate for modern and contemporary composers' (Time Out New York), in a concert celebrating the hundredth birthday of maverick composer Lou Harrison with a wide range of his music spanning half a century: exuberant dance music from his early years, dissonant complexity from the 1940s, and lyrical works from the 1980s, as well as music by his close friends and colleagues including Henry Cowell, John Cage, Johanna Beyer, James Cleghorn, and Frank Wigglesworth. (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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 3/12/2017
by BWW - Mar 12, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/12/2017 for Baltimore (more...)

Crowded Fire Theater presents Mia Chung's YOU FOR ME FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) Launching Crowded Fire's 2017 season of new and contemporary plays is the Bay Area premiere of Mia Chung's YOU FOR ME FOR YOU directed by M. Graham Smith. YOU FOR ME FOR YOU is an Alice In Wonderland-like tale of sacrifice, love, and patriotism told from the perspective of two sisters fleeing North Korea. When Minhee and Junhee are torn apart at the border as they attempt to flee the Best Nation in the World, each must race across time and space to be together again-navigating the perilous Land of the Free and the treacherous terrain of personal belief. YOU FOR ME FOR YOU was hailed by The Washingtonian as "…(a) magical universe…a dizzying, sometimes surreal tale…endlessly creative…" in it's world premiere production at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington D.C. (more...)

GOING WEST: THE STORY OF THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Premiere Headed to B Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

B Street Theatre will present the World Premiere of Going West: The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad as the third production in the 2016 - 2017 Family Series Season. (more...)

Dixon Place Presents: Exquisite Corpse Company's Corpse Revival Performance Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Exquisite Corpse Company (ECC) rings in the new year with Corpse Revival Performance Series: Like Clockwork, featuring workshop performances of six new plays developed in their Summer 2016 Writer's Lab. The plays will be presented at Dixon Place's main stage, January 24-26th at 7:30 and 9:30 PM. Each play will receive one performance. (more...)

Review Roundup: Glenn Close Returns to SUNSET BOULEVARD- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed actress Glenn Close has headed back to Broadway to play the iconic role of faded Hollywood star Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Sunset Boulevard, which won her a Tony in 1995.  (more...)

fortyfivedownstairs Presents Second Encore Season of L'AMANTE ANGLAISE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

A brutal murder is committed in a small town in France. The dismembered corpse is dropped from a railway viaduct onto passing trains below. All except the head. (more...)

Guest Blog: Actor Robert Neumark Jones Talks Farce BANG BANG
by Guest Blog: Robert Neumark Jones - Feb 28, 2017

Actor Robert Neumark Jones plays Gontran in Georges Feydeau's 'Bang Bang', adapted by John Cleese for Mercury Theatre Colchester (more...)

BWW Review: OTL's Lively and Laugh-filled THE ADDAMS FAMILY More Kooky than Spooky
by Amanda Etchison - Feb 28, 2017

The months of February and March are normally associated with hearts and shamrocks, not gravestones and ghouls. That is, unless you're a member of the Addams family. (more...)

GOING WEST: THE STORY OF THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Premiere Headed to B Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

B Street Theatre will present the World Premiere of Going West: The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad as the third production in the 2016 - 2017 Family Series Season. (more...)

Everyday Inferno Announces Creative Teams for Dreams of Malinche and Gabriel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Everyday Inferno Theatre Company is pleased to announce the creative teams behind the forthcoming exploratory workshop productions of Dreams of Malinche and Gabriel. Both plays will rehearse in-studio for two weeks, culminating in an invited workshop performance. (more...)

West End Comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Bound for Australia Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Olivier Award-winning theatre company Mischief Theatre are bringing their comedy masterpiece The Play That Goes Wrong to Australia for the first time from February next year. (more...)

NJT Stages 1924's 'Crime of the Century' NEVER THE SINNER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

As the New Jewish Theatre continues its 20th Season with John Logan's Never the Sinner fromMarch 16 - April 2, we bring to the stage a uniquely chilling love story between two brilliant and privileged young men as they are tried for what became known in 1924 as the "crime of the century."  This exquisite Off Broadway hit explores the complex relationship between these two who longed to create a private world of fevered intellect and romantic passion. (more...)

North Korean Refugee Story to Make Philadelphia Premiere at InterAct Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Why would you run from the "greatest country in the world"? InterAct Theatre Company presents Mia Chung's expressionistic and intensely relevant story of two sisters' perilous journey as they flee oppression in North Korea. You for Me for You is a harrowing, poetic, and satirical tale that creates metaphorical context for larger questions of immigration, assimilation, and human connection, casting a light on the culture clash between American values and North Korea's notoriously inscrutable regime.  (more...)

BWW Review: Spare, Disorienting RICHARD III at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Feb 13, 2017

This version of Richard III has been stranded in a World War I setting where it does not fit very well, and gives us an exceedingly tight focus on Richard himself, to the exclusion of a plethora of characters and relationships. The spareness of the resulting work is disorienting. Who are all these people and why are we supposed to care about them, again? Maybe we'll figure it out and maybe we won't. Richard remains a fascinating character: a moral and physical cripple who takes the audience into his confidence and challenges us to dislike him as he schemes, murders, seduces, and marries his way onto the throne. (more...)

Something's Coming! Learn About All the Broadway Plays of 2017!
by Nora Dominick - Dec 31, 2016

With a handful of new pieces set to bow before the Tony Awards deadline in April, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at those plays currently set to bow on the Great White Way this year! (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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