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Photo Flash: First Look at LABYRINTH at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Beth Steel's Labyrinth, a Hampstead Theatre commission. Directed by Anna Ledwich, this compelling new thriller explores the fallout from one of the most catastrophic economic crises of modern history, which brought Latin America to its knees for decades. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Slates 2016-17 Amplified Reading Series; Names Commissioned Writer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the 2016-2017 selections for its annual Amplified Reading Series. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016


Scoop: ELEMENTARY on CBS - Sunday, October 16, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Sunday, October 16, 2016! (more...)

TNT Orders Pilot for Original Hour-Long Drama HINGES
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

TNT, a division of Turner, has ordered a pilot for HINGES from John Wells Productions, which is being produced in association with Warner Horizon Television and Turner's Studio T. (more...)

Red Bull TV's Original Series THE HORN to Launch On Demand Globally 10/17
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Today, Red Bull TV announced the release of THE HORN a new original series chronicling the serious, life-saving daily work of the world's best air rescue team, Air Zermatt. (more...)

Illusense Secures $1.6M Funding from SDTC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016


BWW Review: Desert Theatreworks Starts its Season with a Top-Notch Production of the Enigmatic Play, THE REALISTIC JONESES
by Audrey Liebross - Sep 19, 2016

Desert Theatreworks (DTW), Palm Desert's 501(c)(3) community theatre, is presenting Will Eno's esoteric play, THE REALISTIC JONESES. This top-notch production is a must-see for theatergoers interested in well-acted, absorbing, unsettling plays. However, the meaning of the play is difficult to discern. (more...)

BWW Review: Rorschach Theatre takes on Death in A BID TO SAVE THE WORLD
by Heather Hill - Sep 19, 2016

Rorschach Theatre often tackles strange and sometimes difficult productions, and A BID TO SAVE THE WORLD fits right in with that lineup. My mind hurts nicely from all the thinking in what is a surprisingly cerebral experience. Written by Erin Bregman and directed by Lee Liebeskind, the play explores death and saving the world with a light hand and an intellectual cudgel.  (more...)

Sugar, Butter, Laughter: Richard Ridge Cracks Up With the Cast of WAITRESS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 16, 2016

This week the stars of Broadway's sweetest new musical, Waitress, sat down with BroadwayWorld correspondent Richard Ridge to talk about life inside the heavenly pie-scented atmosphere of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. (more...)

American Theatre Wing President Writes Passionate Op-Ed on Arts Education
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Heather Hitchens, the President and CEO of the American Theatre Wing, published an op-ed today in The Huffington Post discussing the importance of arts education in America in light of National Arts Education Week. (more...)

Pop Singer Songwriter Katie Costello 'From the Vault' EP Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

REBEL POP singer/songwriter, Katie Costello is releasing her new EP, 'From the Vault'. The music video for the first single, 'A Beautiful Mystery' is being released with the EP. (more...)

BWW Review: Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9 Soars at Studio
by Roger Catlin - Sep 13, 2016

If Studio Theatre has a go-to playwright, it's been Caryl Churchill, the award-winning British innovator and provocateur, whose season-opening 'Cloud 9' at the theater is as brash and challenging as anything on area stages, and yet was first written over 30 years ago. (more...)

Scoop: ELEMENTARY on CBS - Sunday, October 2, 2016
by - Sep 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Sunday, October 2, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: TAP'S Tender THE GIN GAME Knocks on a Tragic Battle Of Cards and Wills
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Sep 12, 2016

Knock on the card table and the Gin player who does so wins the game if ten points or less remain in their hand. Knock on Third Avenue Playhouse's door in Sturgeon Bay to appreciate their new production of the 1977 Pulitzer Prize wining play The Gin Game. In this fascinating battle of wills and wits, Weller and Fonsia fight for their dignity in a dilapidated nursing home, where the nurses become condescending and the Methodist church choir continually sings to entertain them. (more...)

Graham Nash To Release Exclusive CD/DVD Combo On September 16 In Connection With American Public Television Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016


Camila Cruz Releases CHOSEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Camila Cruz, a devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'Chosen': a gripping journey of secrets, mystery and courageous fear. Trying to fight for their country, the world's secret underground army fights to overcome the New World Order and take back what they have left of the world they once knew. (more...)

NNPN Sets 15th Annual National Showcase of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to present the 15th annual National Showcase of New Plays (NSNP). (more...)

BWW Review: Judith Light Intrigues In Neil LaBute's ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU
by Michael Dale - Oct 4, 2016

Given the basket of deplorables that have populated the oeuvre of playwright Neil LaBute, it should be of little surprise that the storyteller of his new solo play, All The Ways to Say I Love You, is a rapist, liar and adulterer who spends the hour-long performance playing the victim card. (more...)

Communist Daughter's 'Therapeutic' New Track 'Balboa Bridge' Streaming Exclusively via Stereogum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

After songwriting comparisons to Bruce Springsteen (“Hold Back”), Nirvana, and Fleetwood Mac (“Roll a Stone”), Communist Daughter is debuting another single from the upcoming sophomore album via Stereogum: the misleadingly upbeat “Balboa Bridge.” (more...)

Scoop: ELEMENTARY on CBS - Sunday, October 23, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 3, 2016

Get all the scoop on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Sunday, October 23, 2016! (more...)

Communist Daughter Shares Melancholy Video for 'Hold Back,' Album Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Celebrating the official release of their highly anticipated sophomore album The Cracks That Built the Wall, Communist Daughter are debuting the video for album opener “Hold Back” today via Baeble Music. (more...)

BWW Interview: Houston Ballet First Soloist Jessica Collado and Corps Member Bridget Kuhns CELEBRATE FORSYTHE in L.A.
by Katricia Lang - Oct 21, 2016

From October 21 to 23, the Houston Ballet will be in Los Angeles, CA for CELEBRATE FORSYTHE, a program that celebrates three works from celebrated choreographer William Forsythe. (more...)

Junior at Mount Holyoke College Launches New Library in Afghanistan
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Sajia Darwish is only a junior at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, yet she has accomplished more than most do in an entire lifetime. Though her home country is devastated by war, poverty, illiteracy, and extremism, dedication to justice and progress through literacy gave her the courage to overcome innumerable societal obstacles and open Baale Parwaz Library (BPL) this summer in Kabul, Afghanistan. (more...)

DSI Comedy Theater Heats Up Late Fall and Early Winter With Line-Up of Touring Comedians
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

DSI Comedy Theater heats up the late Fall and early winter with a line-up of touring comics that is sure to appeal to every comedy fan. Friday, November 4, the comedy spot welcomes back North Carolina native Jane Borden for an evening of stand-up comedy.  (more...)

Interval Productions to Present New Musical MUTED at The Bunker
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Interval Productions present new musical Muted, described by Stephen Fry as 'stunning' and Mark Shenton (The Stage) as the British equivalent to Rent. (more...)

POISON to Make English World Premiere at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Origin Theatre Company, which specializes in introducing some of Europe's most compelling contemporary playwrights to New York audiences in brand new productions, presents the English world premiere of the internationally acclaimed play "Poison" by Dutch playwright Lot Vekemans. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016


BWW Review: CATF PEN/MAN/SHIP is a Dramatic, Dark and Unforgettable Theatrical Voyage
by Johnna Leary - Jul 28, 2016

Unlike Anything Goes or some other lighter summer shows set on ships, Christina Anderson's phenomenal new play, pen/man/ship, currently running at the Contemporary American Theater Festival, is a stunningly crafted and unforgettable voyage that confronts modern controversial issues, such as race, religion and gender, in an intriguing historical context. (more...)

Netflix & John Wells Productions to Tell Definitive Story Behind THE PANAMA PAPERS
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Netflix and John Wells Productions (Burnt, August Osage County, Love and Mercy) are teaming up to tell the definitive story behind THE PANAMA PAPERS and the two journalists who cracked open an unprecedented torrent of lies, diversions and information (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With Hampstead Theatre's LABYRINTH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Beth Steel's Labyrinth, a Hampstead Theatre commission. Directed by Anna Ledwich, this compelling new thriller explores the fallout from one of the most catastrophic economic crises of modern history, which brought Latin America to its knees for decades. BroadwayWorld has your first look at rehearsals below! (more...)

Maned Wolf Productions Announces Its Inaugural Production LONG DISTANCE DRUNK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Maned Wolf Productions presents its inaugural production with a new work, Long Distance Drunk, in the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre August 19th - August 21st, 2016. The play is written by Corey Pajka, and is directed by Kristan Seemel an Associate Artist and director at the The Flea Theatre. (more...)

Actors' Shakespeare Project Opens 13th Season with HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) has earned its reputation for performing the works of William Shakespeare with clarity and focus on language, emphasis on the characters' journeys, and a commitment to remain actively itinerant. The 13th season will exemplify ASP's vision for presenting Shakespeare, with productions of HAMLET, THE TEMPEST (Directed by Allyn Burrows; December 1, 2016 - January 8, 2017; Willet Hall at United Parish, Brookline), Christopher Marlowe's EDWARD II (Directed by David R. Gammons; February 22 - March 19, 2017, Charlestown Working Theater), and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Directed by Patrick Swanson, May 10 - June 4, 2017, Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge). For more information visit (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Shorts Programs and New Section Explorations
by Movies News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Explorations, a new section featuring bold selections from the vanguard of contemporary cinema, and Main Slate shorts for the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 - October 16). (more...)

Communist Daughter Returns After Long Hiatus w/ New Single, LP + Tour Info
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

After a critically acclaimed debut and conquering addiction and mental health struggles, Minneapolis post-folk rockers Communist Daughter return with a brand new single “Roll A Stone,” now streaming exclusively via All Things Go. (more...)

Publicly-Traded Hello Pal Language App Cracks Singapore's Coveted Top 100 List
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016


Director Caatje van Leeuwen's Cinema Collaboratorium to Sponsor 12th Annual LA Femme Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Caatje van Leeuwen is a Dutch-born filmmaker who is dedicated to creating motion pictures that tell inspiring, slice of life stories that weave larger social issues with intimate glimpses into the relationships of everyday people. (more...)

RE/MAX Realtor Margaret Stapleton Illustrates Inclement Weather Home...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016


Paramount Television and Anonymous Content Acquire Rights to Hilde Lysiak's Forthcoming Four Book Series HILDE CRACKS THE CASE
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have optioned the rights to 9 year-old reporter Hilde Lysiak's forthcoming book series “Hilde Cracks the Case” (Scholastic, Fall 2017). Inspired by true news stories that Hilde Lysiak has broken throughout her aspiring career as a journalist, the mystery series stars Hilde along with her older sister Izzy, her sidekick/newspaper photographer, as the two girls stop at nothing to uncover the truth. The deal also includes Lysiak's life story rights. (more...)

Nate Bertone and Salem Theatre Company present The New England Premiere of ENTANGLED
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Nate Bertone and Salem Theatre Company will produce the New England premiere of Leah Miles' play ENTANGLED. Following the success of last season's Letters From War, Nate Bertone will return to direct the production. ENTANGLED starts performances onWednesday, September 21, 2016 and plays thru Sunday, October 1, 2016 at Salem Theatre Company, located at Shetland Park, 35 Congress Street, 3rd Floor, Salem MA. (more...)

NRL Demonstrates New Fiber Laser Sensor Technology for Structural Health Monitoring Systems
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016


VIDEO: Henry Winkler Talks New Comedy BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Henry Winkler stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about his new NBC comedy BETTER LATE THAN NEVER, premiering Tuesday, August 23rd at 10 pm/ET. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Greenwich Theatre Announces Autumn 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016

The Greenwich Theatre announces its Autumn 2016 season! Beginning with the How Small How Far Production of Garden, the company will present and produce two dozen productions in the coming autumn months. Details for each production are below. For more information, visit (more...)

BWW Interview: Rufus Sewell is Not Your Ordinary Villain
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 19, 2016

Rufus Sewell talks about THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, what he finds interesting about his chacrater, and how he's not your everyday villain character. (more...)

Village Theatre's 16th Annual Village Originals Festival of New Musicals
by Jay Irwin - Aug 17, 2016

Well it may have been hotter than blazes this past weekend but I managed to spend the weekend inside at one of my favorite events of the year, The Village Theatre Village Originals Festival of New Musicals. They presented concert stagings of five musicals still in the works. It's a great opportunity for the authors to get to see their shows in front of an audience and for us to get a sneak peak at amazing musical theater to come. Now as they are still being workshopped I can't really review any of them but I can tell you what I saw. (more...)

Village Theatre Sets 'Village Originals' Series for New Musicals in Development
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Village Theatre is excited to announce an unprecedented expansion to its Village Originals program of readings and workshops. The new Beta Series, headed by Associate Artistic Director Brandon Ivie, is a testing ground for musicals in the middle stages of development, consisting of a three-show series of performances throughout the year.  (more...)

Selfies and Sexting on the Old Fitz Stage in Australian Premiere of 4 MINUTES 12 SECONDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Outhouse Theatre Company, in association with Red Line Productions, returns to the Old Fitz Theatre to present the Australian Premiere of the Olivier Award nominated play 4 Minutes 12 Seconds by James Fritz. After a highly successful season of The Aliens in 2015 that received rave reviews and three Sydney Theatre Awards nominations, the same creative team will reunite to stage "a morally terrifying drama for the age of the selfie and sexting" (London Evening Standard). (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016 - BWW Review: ROYAL VAUXHALL, Underbelly Med Quad, 11 August
by Adam Robinson - Aug 14, 2016

Deep in the pulsating heart of 80's London at a time of great excess and egos, three best friends make a pack to go out and forget all of life's heartaches. However, the friends are three of the most iconic names and well known faces in the UK. The idea of Freddie Mercury, Kenny Everett and Princess Diana going to a gay club in Vauxhall sounds too incredible to be true. According to Cleo Rocos book, it is very much the truth. This gives the premise to Royal Vauxhall. A mini musical sharing that infamous night and the emotions that led up to it. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016 - BWW Review: SOOZ KEMPNER QUEEN, Underbelly, 11 August
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 12, 2016

Queen has been the soundtrack to Funny Women Variety Award winner Sooz Kempner's entire life. With music that epic and triumphant scoring her every move, how does she consistently end up as one of life's losers? (more...)

Haifa Theatre Presents Season 2016-2017 Artistic Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

On a theme of plays that offer a reexamination of the term: the family and the sense of belonging and the transformation in the Israeli society, Haifa Theatre is proud to present the artistic repertoire for the upcoming year, 2016-2017, which is centered on original and varied theatrical creation of Israeli artists alongside emerging artists. (more...)

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