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Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for South Carolina (more...)

The 5 & Dime and Delegal Law Office to Present NEVER THE SINNER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2016

Chicago, May 21,1924. Nathan Leopold Jr., age 18, and Richard Loeb, age 19, killed 14 year old Bobby Franks and we're quickly apprehended when Leopold's glasses were found near the corpse. Clarence Darrow defended them, pleading eloquently against capital punishment. Why would wealthy young men murder an innocent boy? What demons lurked behind Loeb's flashing good looks? Behind Leopold's saturnine intellect? 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. The author suggests that, given twists of fate and character, Leopold or Loeb could be anyone who has loved too much, had a broken heart, wanted to prove everlasting devotion, or looked at a loved one and thought ' I'd die for you... I'd kill for you.' This is a love story set to themes of crime and punishment,  the press, the times, humanism,  Nietzsche philosophy and the end of the jazz age. (more...)

MTV Celebrates Halloween with BEAVIS & BUTT-HEAD Marathon, Beg. 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

MTV Classic will celebrate its inaugural Halloween with THE GREAT CORNHOLIOTHON, a 24-hour marathon of the classic Beavis & Butt-head 'BUTTOWEEN (AKA Cornholio, Lord of the Harvest).' (more...)

The Fugard Announces Exciting Cinema Season Through the Start of 2017
by Movies News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The Fugard kicks off its exciting 2017 Cinema season, presenting the best of world cinema with theatre, opera and ballet productions to be enjoyed from the comfort of a seat at The Fugard Bioscope. (more...)

Scoop: TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW on HBO - Today, October 28, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW on HBO, airing today, October 28, 2016! (more...)

West End Comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Bound for Australia
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

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...)

Investigation Discovery Launches Advocacy Campaign 'Stop Hate In Your State'
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Building on the success of Investigation Discovery's (ID) acclaimed documentary series HATE IN AMERICA, the network announced, today on the anniversary of the Shepard-Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act being signed into law - the launch of a new advocacy campaign, 'Stop Hate in Your State' (more...)

Nintendo News: Nintendo Download, Oct. 27, 2016: No Tricks, All Treats!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

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DE PROFUNDIS by Ran Xia @ MITF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

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BWW Review: David Hyde Pierce Breathes Life Into Adam Bock's A LIFE
by Michael Dale - Oct 25, 2016

The tensest, most dramatic moments in director Anne Kauffman's premiere production of Adam Bock's A Life occur whenever designer Laura Jellinek's large unit set slowly rotates horizontally, like a rotisserie, to change locations. The loud extended creaking that accompanies every change sounds like something is about to snap and make the whole thing collapse. (more...)

Suzanne Vega, NY Comedy Festival and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for October 26 - November 6, 2016. Scroll down and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for South Carolina (more...)

David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW to Open Next Month in Brookfield
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

David Mamet's 'Speed-the-Plow' opens on Nov. 4 at The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts. (more...)

Freeform's 18th Annual 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN Holiday Programming Event Airs Today – 31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Freeform scares up some fun with its annual 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN celebration, featuring programming filled with thrills and chills as you count down to Halloween. The popular programming event, now in its 18th year, kicks off today, October 19 and concludes on Monday, October 31. It will feature the network television premiere of “R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls” and the Freeform premiere of “Spooky Buddies.” Plus, the perennial favorite “Hocus Pocus.” (more...)

Suzanne Vega, Beth Malone, Kenyon Phillips and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running October 19-30, 2016. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

FIRST LOOK: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at the Westchester Playhouse opens 11/11
by Shari Barrett - Oct 16, 2016

Kentwood Players proudly presents the wickedly inspired musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN with book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, opening Friday, November 11 through Saturday, December 17, 2016 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Los Angeles, CA 90045. The production is directed and choreographed by Alison Mattiza, assisted by Musical Director Catherine Rahm and Assistant Director Valerie Ruel, produced by Lori A. Marple-Pereslete by special arrangement with Musical Theatre International. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for South Carolina (more...)

Metro Arts Presents DEATHFEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Queensland's home of contemporary arts, Metro Arts has a death wish, literally. Its wish is to get the people of Queensland talking about death and embracing grief, and it plans to facilitate this happening through a program of arts and culture this November. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lake Forest Theatre Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Lake Forest Theatre in its inaugural season presents, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, opening October 8 and running through October 30. Managing Artistic Director Steve Malone will direct the production, along with co-director and choreographer Cameron Turner, at the newly renovated John & Nancy Hughes Theater, 400 East Illinois Rd. in downtown Lake Forest. (more...)

Casting Announced for First Floor Theater's World Premiere of DEER AND THE LOVERS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

First Floor Theater is excited to announce the cast of the first play of their fifth season,THE DEER AND THE LOVERS, a rollicking and revelatory world premiere from Emily Zemba, directed by Company MemberJesse Roth. (more...)

David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW to Open Next Month in Brookfield
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

David Mamet's 'Speed-the-Plow' opens on Nov. 4 at The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts. (more...)

BWW Recap: And Then There Were Three on Shocking AMERICAN HORROR STORY
by Jessica Naftaly - Nov 3, 2016

With only two more episodes left of AMERICAN HORROR STORY and a death toll we're just counting down, as could be predicted 'Chapter 7' would be filled with more carnage, brutality, and...you guessed it...death. The show went from five to three this week and the only thing keeping the audience hanging on with suspense is the knowledge that only one of this thrilling cast of characters will survive. This episode, as did last week's, toed the line between horror and torture porn, but ultimately barely treads above that water by focusing on the compelling performances and dealing with the effects this hellish situation is having on these people. As the steaks are upped, everyone appears to be pushed to the edge and it is clear that no one will walk away without first getting their hands dirty. (more...)

Kleenex Girl Wonder Share New Video .No Joke' from New Album
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

indie-rock smart ass wordsmith pop laden heroes Kleenex Girl Wonder return debuting a new video 'No Joke' off the dbl LP 'The Comedy Album' which is released on October 28th on Reesonable Records. (more...)

Crowded Fire Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Crowded Fire's Artistic Director Mina Morita unveiled the 2017 mainstage season lineup including two contemporary plays that continue to uphold the company's long tradition of producing boundary - pushing, thought-provoking theater. At a season-announcement party on Saturday, November 19th Morita addressed Crowded Fire donors, patrons, and artists saying "We are a divided country in the midst of a divisive time. It is more important now, more than ever to use our creative and critical thought to mine our cultural memory and to interrogate our existence. I am thrilled to present selections next season that do just that." (more...)

BWW Review: International Premiere of FUN HOME, Starring Lea Salonga, Eric Kunze
by Vince Vicentuan - Nov 16, 2016

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's (ATEG) Manila production of the 2015 Tony© Best Musical FUN HOME opens and unravels with no fanfare: a minimalist set, a meager ensemble of ten actors, musical numbers that do not play to spectacular choreography and exploding lights, and a venue so small the performers and spectators are actually within an awkward spitting distance. (more...)

BWW Audio Exclusive: Preview Track from Joel B. New's CABOT COVE Album, Featuring Lisa Howard!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Broadway Records has announced that CABOT COVE will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, December 2, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Briggs & Heaysman Theatre Co. presents the Australian Premiere of CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

From the co-creator of South Park and The Book of Mormon, comes the 'All Singing! All Dancing! All Flesh Eating!' Trey Parker's Cannibal! The Musical live on stage.  (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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

Warpaint Debut Soulwax Remix of 'New Song' Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

A new remix of acclaimed L.A. foursome Warpaint's hit “New Song” from Soulwax premieres today (more...)

BWW Review: Stageworks Theatre Presents THE GREAT GATSBY
by Peter Nason - Dec 6, 2016

It's a hit and miss production, but Lauren Buglioli and several cast members stand out. (more...)

Scoop: BONES on FOX - Friday, December 30, 2016
by - Dec 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on BONES, airing on FOX on Friday, December 30, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: 16 for 2016 - The Best Shows and Performances of the Year in the Tampa-St. Petersburg Area
by Peter Nason - Dec 27, 2016

We surely needed theatre as a tonic for the horrors that defined 2016; here are the best of the best shows in the Bay Area. (more...)

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