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Boston Lyric Opera Announces 2017/18 Season - Elena Stikhina in TOSCA, World Premiere of THE NEFARIOUS and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Boston Lyric Opera's Stanford Calderwood General & Artistic Director Esther Nelson announced today an eclectic 2017/18 Season designed to please die-hard opera fans as well as newcomers to the art form.  Each of the Company's productions will be presented on a different area stage, starting October 13-22, 2017 with a new production of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca featuring the American debut of award-winning rising global star Elena Stikhina in the title role. The World Premiere of The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare (a.k.a. Burke & Hare) by composer Julian Grant and librettist Mark Campbell follows November 8-12, 2017.  From March 16-25, 2018, BLO presents Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's pivotal early-20th century work The Threepenny Opera.  BLO closes its Season in May with Leonard Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti, paired with his Arias and Barcarolles, to mark the Lawrence, Mass.-born composer's centennial. (more...)

TLC Greenlights Second Season of Spooky Hit Series KINDRED SPIRITS
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

TLC announced today that its spooky hit series KINDRED SPIRITS has been renewed for a second season after debuting last fall to kick off the network's Friday-night supernatural strand. (more...)

Celebrating International Women's Day: Five Fierce Females Who Made Theatre History
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2017

The question of gender parity in the theatre is a matter that has long been explored within our community. While recent Broadway seasons have taken encouraging steps toward better female representation, both on and offstage, the question of gender equality within the theatre continues to be a hotly debated issue across the theatrical sphere. (more...)

Artists Rep & Isinglass Partner to Host Summer Theatre Leadership Academy for High School Students
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre is partnering with local arts advocacy non-profit Isinglass to offer Egg, the organization's three year-old summer theatre leadership academy. Egg is an intensive seven-week program that teaches high school students the art and business of producing their own theatrical production. This summer 2017 program concludes with a week-long planning session for students to develop theatre and arts advocacy projects which they implement in their own schools during the following school year. (more...)

DANCE COLLECTIVE Announces Mission Shift
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Dance COLEctive (TDC), as it reaches its 21st birthday (March 8, 2017), announces a fundamental shift in its mission, organizational structure and artistic focus. (more...)

Photo Flash: Puppetry of THE MISSING LIGHT Enchants
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

As part of its programme for families, The Old Vic is pleased to present The Missing Light, an enchanting puppetry show for ages 7+ about hopes, dreams and true friendship, created by Mark Arends for Make Mend and Do. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WHALES by Hit The Lights! Theater Co.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Hit the Lights! Theater Co. presents the NYC premiere of WHALES at The Hive NYC. The show continues this week, March 29-April 2nd, after a sold-out first weekend. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: PUNK ROCK at The Odyssey Theatre Gets Top Marks for a Jolly Good Show
by George Brietigam - Mar 27, 2017

This show is the very definition of a slow burning candle. More aptly put, a slow burning candle whose wick winds up being connected to a thousand pounds of dynamite that blows your face off without any warning. (more...)

Wesley Gerboth Releases 'End Time GPS'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

'End Time GPS': a dauntless and enlightened study of the second-coming of Christ, and how the salient events will interrelate. 'End Time GPS' is the creation of published author, Wesley Gerboth, a World War II veteran, with a highly-regarded reputation as an explosives expert while working on military munitions and space-vehicle projects. Now, at age ninety-one, he shares the Wisdom God bestowed upon him in this publication. (more...)

BWW Review: Drabinsky's SOUSATZKA - Lackluster Material, Brilliantly Performed
by Alan Henry - Mar 24, 2017

The much anticipated opening of Sousatzka, the musical billed as the comeback of Garth Drabinsky, took place last night at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto. Sousatzka tells the story of holocaust survivor Madame Sousatzka (Victoria Clark), her prodigy piano pupil Themba (Jordan Barrow) - and how the two change each other's lives for the better. (more...)

Discovery Channel Revs Up Motor Line-Up with New Series HOUSE OF CARS
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Discovery Channel announced today it has ordered HOUSE OF CARS (working title) to air as part of the network's iconic Motor Mondays line-up. The series, produced by Coolfire Studios, is an original unscripted series that proves building cars isn't just for the pros - it's for anyone who thinks they have what it takes to test their chops on a big build. (more...)

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, March 26, 2017
by - Mar 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, March 26, 2017! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte, and BUS STOP in Denver, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Lincoln to Host Free Screening of POST FROM THE ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

America-land of the weird and home of the wonderful-sings out its marvels at every turn. Emmy Award-winning performer Robert Post has created a delightfully quirky video series that sings along. (more...)

Netflix to Premiere Season Two of Hit Talk Show CHELSEA, 4/14
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The ever-candid comedian and talk show host Chelsea Handler is back with an all new season of CHELSEA, premiering on Friday, April 14th only on Netflix. (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - GROUNDHOG DAY's Vishal Vaidya
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 23, 2017

Today, Vishal Vaidya speaks with BWW about making his Broadway debut alongside a cast and crew who 'exhibit the same spirit as the people of Punxsutawney.' (more...)

Science Channel to Air Final 4 Episodes of THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN Beg. 4/25
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Morgan Freeman returns to host the final four episodes of the multiple Emmy(R) nominated series THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN beginning Tuesday, April 25 at 10PM ET/PT on Science Channel. (more...)

Discovery to Present NASA: 60 YEARS AND BEYOND to Celebrate 60th Anniversary
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Directed and produced by Academy Award(R)-nominated and Emmy(R)-winning filmmaker Rory Kennedy ('Last Days of Vietnam'), the documentary feature, NASA: 60 YEARS AND BEYOND, will air on Discovery in 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CURIOSITY EXPERIMENT is Spine-Tingling, Hair-Raising, Fifty Shades of Fun at Carclew
by Brodie Paparella - Mar 22, 2017

BWW Review: THE Curiosity EXPERIMENT is Spine-Tingling, Hair-Raising, Fifty Shades of Fun at Carclew (more...)

Ant Anstead Named New Co-Hst of WHEELER DEALERS; Edd China Depart After 13 Seasons
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Velocity today announced established automotive expert Ant Anstead is the new co-host and master mechanic on the global hit series WHEELER DEALERS. (more...)

Experimental Performers Take the Stage in Annex's Research & Development Wing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Annex Theatre experiments with a slew of collaborators, curated by Artistic Director Catherine Blake Smith & company member James Weidman, in a truly 'Annex' style. (more...)

Jerry Joseph Announces Iraq Refugee Benefit Concert At Brooklyn Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This spring, Jerry Joseph, critically acclaimed songwriter and international touring artist, is traveling to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to perform and provide music education to refugees living in camps near the city of Sulaymaniyah. (more...)

Discovery to Premiere Sixth Season of Hit Series YUKON MEN, 4/21
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

After years of isolation, a controversial new road connects the village to Fairbanks for the first time and villagers must face their greatest threat yet, the outside world. Discovery's hit series YUKON MEN returns for its sixth season Friday, April 21st at 9 PM ET/PT. (more...)

A&E Orders New Nonfiction Series THE LOWE FILES from Executive Producer Rob Lowe
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

A&E Network has ordered the new nonfiction series THE LOWE FILES from Critical Content, it was announced today by Elaine Frontain Bryant, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming, A&E Network. (more...)

LIGHTS OUT, SKELETON CREW and More Set for People's Light's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The 2017-2018 Season at People's Light features iconic and intimate stories of heroism and hope, rebellion and romance. (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Mar 20, 2017

Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport provides a mature audience with a powerful and thought provoking performance of Spring Awakening, a well performed musical that will generate emotion and meaningful discussion. (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Appoints Dimitri Murrath To Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the appointment of violist Dimitri Murrath as a full-time faculty member beginning in Fall 2017. Regarded as one of the most accomplished violists of his generation, Murrath received an Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2014 and won first prize at the Primrose International Viola Competition in 2008, in addition to many other accolades. (more...)

Hit the Lights! Theater Co. to Present NYC Premiere of WHALES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Hit the Lights! Theater Co. will present the NYC premiere of WHALES at The Hive NYC. (more...)

BWW Blog: - Chris Crowthers - F*ck Off, Seamless. Viva la Cook at Home Revolution!
by Chris Crowthers - Mar 20, 2017

We've become a society that wants food NOW. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 100th Season for 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Most have announced details of the Orchestra's 2017-18 calendar.  The season will be the ensemble's 100th year of concerts and marks the launch of its Second Century.  2017-18 is also the 16th year of the Orchestra's acclaimed partnership with Franz Welser-Most.  (more...)

Chabot Space & Science Center Presents TINKERFEST, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Continuing its commitment to offering a wide and changing variety of participatory science events and programs that engage and inspire all ages, Chabot Space & Science Center will present its first Tinkerfest on Saturday, April 22, from 10 am to 4 pm. (more...)

New IDTechEx Research Report Forecasts E-Textiles Market to Approach $5bn by 2027
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

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The Poetry Project Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Anne Waldman 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Poetry Project will host its first-ever gala in celebration of its 50th anniversary on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The gala will honor Anne Waldman for her radical and inspiring contributions to international contemporary poetry and activism, and for her past leadership of The Poetry Project. The evening will include performances by composer and performance artist Laurie Anderson, writer and vocalist LaTasha Diggs, and choreographer Yoshiko Chuma. (more...)

Applied Business Analytics Leader Visier Closes $45 Million in Financing to Meet Growing Demand for its People Strategy Platform
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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Omaha Performing Arts Announces BEAUTIFUL Songwriting Competition Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After an overwhelming local response, Omaha Performing Arts is proud to announce the top two songs in the BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical Songwriting Competition. (more...)

GHOST BROTHERS Premieres on TLC with All-New Episodes Beg. 3/17
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Featuring TV's first African American ghost hunters, GHOST BROTHERS features Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass, and Marcus Harvey, budding paranormal enthusiasts on a mission to find out if legendary haunted locations are the real deal. These charismatic characters blend natural Curiosity with comedic flair, bringing humor, good manners and southern charm to the spirit world. (more...)

Ryan Friedlinghaus Returns to Velocity with INSIDE WEST COAST CUSTOMS
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Illustrious custom car designer Ryan Friedlinghaus and his skilled team at West Coast Customs return to Velocity with never-before-seen episodes of INSIDE WEST COAST CUSTOMS, featuring some of the most incredible builds created exclusively in his new expansive Burbank custom automotive shop. (more...)

National Geographic Channel to Premiere First Scripted Series GENIUS, 4/25
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Premiering Tuesday, April 25, at 9/8c, National Geographic's new 10-part global event series, GENIUS - the network's first scripted series - reveals how Albert became Einstein, exploring his extraordinary professional achievements along with his volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships. (more...)

Short Story Theatre presents an Evening of Warm, Wise and Wonderful True Stories
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Short Story Theatre presents an evening of warm, wise and wonderful true stories on Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Miramar Bistro, 301 Waukegan Ave. in Highwood.  Tickets are $10 at the door. For pre-show dinner reservations (mention Short Story Theatre): 847-433-1078. Drinks are available during the show. (more...)

Photo Flash: Adam Savage and Michael Stevens Feed Audiences Across the Country with BRAIN CANDY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

MagicSpace Entertainment is happy to report the new live show BRAIN CANDY LIVE!, starring Adam Savage, editor-in-chief of Tested.com and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series 'MythBusters,' and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube Channel 'Vsauce' is feeding the hungry minds of packed houses across the country, with many sold out performances to date. The tour has performed in 17 cities including New York City, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Detroit. Chicago added a matinee performance due to overwhelming demand. (more...)

National Geographic Announces New Season of Series STARTALK with Neil deGrasse Tyson
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

National Geographic's two-time Emmy-nominated series StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson (#StarTalkTV) will return this fall with 20 all-new episodes. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals with THE MISSING LIGHT at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

'You're never too old for hopes and dreams… there's always time for plans and schemes.' (more...)

TLC Renews Long-Running Hit Series UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ER for 12th Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

GRB Entertainment's hit series UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ER  has been renewed for season 12, with 10 brand new one-hour episodes slated to air on TLC and Discovery Life in fourth quarter 2017. (more...)

Travel Channel Picks Up 4th Season of Hit Series EXPEDITION UNKNOWN
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The network has renewed the series for a fourth season, ordering 14 new episodes of the top-rated series, which is currently on track to garner its highest-rated season yet - posting a 37 percent increase in ratings year over year to date and attracting more than 10 million total viewers. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tyce Celebrates New Album HERO at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Every so often a new artist comes along with a debut album that not only raises eyebrows, but Curiosity in that the songs are so perfectly matched with the talent. In Tyce's case, with the release of his debut Broadway Records album, HERO (March 10), his voice is perfectly in sync with the celebratory music and lyrics of noted-Meat Loaf-collaborator Jim Steinman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Media Theatre presents SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

'Side Show', with a book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger, is based on the story of Daisy and Violet Hilton. It's on stage at The Media Theatre through March 26. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars' Program Brings the Magic of Theatre to Students Across the City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

As part of the Musicals for Young Audiences (MYA) Program, representatives from Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) recently delivered free copies of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach to students in 41 schools across 13 districts in the greater Houston area including La Porte ISD, Houston ISD, Fort Bend ISD and Spring Branch ISD. (more...)

UPDATED! BWW Exclusive: ONE WORD REVOLUTION To Be Live Broadcast From OhLook Performing Arts Center This Sunday
by Kyle Christopher West - Mar 10, 2017

UPDATED BWW Exclusive: ONE WORD REVOLUTION To Be Live Broadcast From OhLook Performing Arts Center This Sunday (more...)

Minnesota Orchestra Announces Plans for Sommerfest 2017 Celebrating Andrew Litton and Doc Severinsen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra announces plans today for Sommerfest 2017, unveiling a celebratory summer festival in which the Orchestra salutes two of its artistic leaders: Doc Severinsen on his 90th birthday, and Sommerfest Artistic Director Andrew Litton, who has announced that this summer will mark his final season as the head of the festival. Running from July 3 to August 5, Minnesota Orchestra's summer season includes two tribute concerts to Pops Conductor Laureate Severinsen; performances by Litton and his friends André Watts, William Wolfram and New York City Ballet dancers; and culminates with the opera Litton has long wanted to conduct in Minnesota, Strauss' Salome. The summer season also involves the annual Symphony for the Cities concerts, two previously announced regular season programs and the return of the Minnesota Orchestra Fantasy Camp. (more...)

TV Star Adam Savage and YouTube Sensation Michael Stevens Bring BRAIN CANDY LIVE! to Santa Rosa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Adam Savage, one of television's most loved personalities, joins forces with Michael Stevens, one of YouTube's biggest stars, at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 8 p.m.for Brain Candy Live! They're bringing along their crazy toys, incredible tools and mind-blowing demonstrations for a celebration of Curiosity that's an interactive, hands-on, minds-on theatrical experience like no other. (more...)

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