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BWW Review: A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN at Playhouse On Park
by Joseph Harrison - Feb 27, 2017

'There is no present or future-only the past happening over and over again - now." These words from Eugene O'Neill's A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN illustrate so poignantly the emotions on display on stage at Playhouse on Park in their current production of the O'Neill classic. Whether the past being referenced are the three sons who one after the other have escaped the oppressive farm life with their father Phil Hogan, or the haunting past actor Jim Tyrone has tried to bury with alcohol and women, audiences get a powerful taste of the lives of these vivid and broken characters in this latest production on the Playhouse stage. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Will Smith Stars in New Film BRIGHT, Coming to Netflix This December
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

From the director of Suicide Squad and End of Watch, David Ayer, comes a new film starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, and Noomi Rapace. Experience the world of BRIGHT exclusively on Netflix this December. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Gallery Players' RAGTIME THE MUSICAL
by Jerri Shafer - Feb 27, 2017

At the Dawn of a new century, everything is changing... and anything is possible. Set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York, three distinctly American tales are woven together - that of a stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician - united by their courage, compassion and belief in the promise of the future. Together they confront history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and what it means to live in America. (more...)

Scoop: ROSEWOOD on FOX - Friday, March 3, 2017
by - Feb 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD, airing on FOX on Friday, March 3, 2017! (more...)

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to Perform Indian Ranch Concert this July
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Indian Ranch announced that Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will return to Webster, MA on Sunday, July 23, 2017.  Tickets go on-sale Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10 AM at www.indianranch.com.   (more...)

Soundgarden Announce North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

One of the most influential bands in rock music, Grammy® Award-winning multi-platinum band Soundgarden, today announced a North American headline tour that will kick off on May 3rd in Atlanta, GA at the Fox Theatre. (more...)

Razzie Awards Announce 'Winners' of Cinema's Worst of the Worst
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

The crop of cinematic crap in 2016 was so extensive that this year's 37th Annual Razzie® Awards is expanding from 5 nominees to an unprecedented 6 contenders in each of its 9 Worst Achievement in Film categories. (more...)

Meryl Streep, Matt Damon & More Among Final Slate of OSCAR Presenters
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Oscar® producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast. (more...)

BWW Review: GREAT EXPECTATIONS at Everyman Theatre - An Ambitious Undertaking
by Charles Shubow - Feb 24, 2017

Charles Dickens gigantic novel put on stage is a challenging experience. (more...)

Ryan Gosling, Meryl Streep and More Among Final Wave of Presenters for 89th OSCARS
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Oscar producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars telecast. (more...)

THE KITCHEN WITCHES to Cast a Spell on Theatre In The Heights This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Kitchen Witches, written by Caroline Smith and directed by Blake Flores, will cast a spell on Theatre In The Heights this March. (more...)

Audra McDonald, WEST SIDE STORY and More Headline Cincinnati Pops 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell have announced the details of the Pops' 2017-18 season, the first back in the Orchestra's home at Music Hall following an extensive renovation and transition season at the Taft Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Theatre En Bloc's NEVA is Must-See Theatre
by Lacey Cannon Gonzales - Feb 23, 2017

NEVA is the latest offering from Austin's Theatre En Bloc. Written by Chilean playwright, Guillermo Calderon, this politically charged play is a brutally honest and timely look at the precarious relationship between art, politics, and social justice. Set in Russia at the Dawn of the revolution, this explosive production raises more questions than it answers with ferocity and biting humor. (more...)

Record-Breaking Opening Weekend Projected for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The three-day opening weekend of Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is on track to earn $100 million at the box office, with some sources estimating the film will take in over $120 million. (more...)

Brenton Wood's Remastered Collection 'The Very Best Of' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Very few singers ever accomplish what this soul man was able to do: create a lasting and indelible impression on listeners with only a few notes of a song. (more...)

CRANE: ON EARTH, IN SKY Comes to Nebraska for World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Ibex, Inc,  announced today that the world premiere for CRANE: ON EARTH, IN SKY, created by Heather Henson and Ty DeFoe with direction by Maija Gracia,  will take place at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska (www.liedcenter.org)  on March 9th and 10th. This will be followed by an engagement at the Merryman Performing Arts Center in Kearney, Nebraska (www.merrymancenter.org)  on March 13th.  A national tour and possible return to New York City are planned. An earlier version of the show was performed as part of the La Mama Theatre Puppet Series. (more...)

Natalie Douglas, Joe Iconis, Molly Pope, SPAMILTON and More Among 2017 MAC Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC) has announced the 2017 MAC Award nominees. (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

'MERRILY' Documentary 'BEST WORST THING' Coming to iTunes Movies Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The acclaimed documentary film Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened -- fresh off its theatrical run, and currently 94% on Rotten Tomatoes -- will be available exclusively for purchase and rental on iTunes Movies starting March 3, 2017, announced the film's producer, Bruce David Klein, of Atlas Media Corp, and Richard Abramowitz President of theatrical distributor Abramorama. The film will be available for preorder tomorrow, February 24th, 2017. (more...)

Antaeus Theatre Company Inaugurates Glendale Home with CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates the newly completed Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center, the company's new home in the City of Glendale, with a fully partner-cast production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams. Opening nights (one for each cast) are set for March 23 and March 24, with low-priced previews beginning March 16. Cameron Watson directs Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece that was the playwright's personal favorite. (more...)

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Premieres Original Movie MURDER, SHE BAKED: JUST DESSERTS, 3/26
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The new, original movie stars Alison Sweeney ('Days of Our Lives') and Cameron Mathison ('Entertainment Tonight'), and premieres Sunday, March 26 (9 p.m. ET/PT) on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE COLUMNIST at American Blues Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

American Blues Theater continues its 2016-2017 Season with the Chicago Premiere of The Columnist by David Auburn and directed by Keira Fromm. The Columnist runs now through April 1, 2017 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and HEARTBREAK HOTEL to Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse This Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse, one of the Northeast's cultural jewels and a cornerstone of America's theatrical heritage, is celebrating its 85th Anniversary Season, and, true to its legacy, the 2017 season will be filled with the newest and brightest musicals, world and national premieres and a timeless classic, all complete with top-notch professional casts and creative teams direct from Broadway, Los Angeles, and London. (more...)

NORFOLK & NORWICH FESTIVAL Announces Full 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Norfolk & Norwich Festival, the largest arts festival in the East of England and one of the four largest in the UK, has today announced the full programme for its 2017 Festival (12-28 May). The programme, which spans performance, theatre, music, visual arts, literature and events for children, includes world premieres, unique concerts and one-off events, including a number of free outdoor events across the festival. For the full festival programme, please visit www.nnfestival.org.uk. (more...)

SISTA IN THE BROTHERHOOD Is What the World Needs Right Now; Film Headed to Winter Film Awards
by Movies News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Written by Dawn Jones Redstone and Kjerstin Johnson and directed by Jones Redstone, Sista in the Brotherhood is a unique short film that follows a day in the life of a young American-American tradeswoman. This film highlights the often unseen struggles that women, particularly women of color, experience when trying to enter into a white and male dominated industry. (more...)

Immersive Show CRANE: ON EARTH, IN SKY Headed to Nebraska; Preps for Tour, NYC Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Ibex, Inc, announced today that the world premiere for CRANE: ON EARTH, IN SKY, created by Heather Henson and Ty DeFoe with direction by Maija Gracia, will take place at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska (www.liedcenter.org) on March 9th and 10th. This will be followed by an engagement at the Merryman Performing Arts Center in Kearney, Nebraska (www.merrymancenter.org) on March 13th. (more...)

Riverside Theatre presents Lucas Hnath's THE CHRISTIANS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present the contemporary play by Lucas Hnath, The Christians. Sponsored by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, The Christians performs on the Waxlax Stage from March 21 - April 9, 2017. (more...)

Drama Desk Award-Winner Lisa Howard to Appear at Ocean State Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

???????Drama Desk Award-winner, Lisa Howard will be performing as part of the Broadway Spotlight II concert scheduled for Monday, March 6 at Ocean State Theatre in Warwick. (more...)

Melbourne's Irish Festival Is Back With St Patrick's Day At P.J.O'Brien's
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

St Patrick's Day is fast approaching and Australia's leading Irish pub P.J.O'Brien's is hosting the biggest party in Melbourne on Friday 17 March. (more...)

Mischa Barton's Latest Film DESERTED Debuts on Cable and Digital HD 2/28
by Movies News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Invincible Pictures has announced the February 28th Cable VOD and Digital HD release of Ashley Avis' DESERTED. (more...)

Monahan & Oyen's Devilish New Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL to Warm Up TNC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Unstoppable Theater will give audiences a rare glimpse into the Seventh Circle--Hell's dingiest cabaret venue--as it presents Sean Patrick Monahan in Monahan & Oyen's DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL, a devilish new musical directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell) that charts a high school musical nerd's descent into madness, March 23rd - April 9th at Theater for the New City's Community Space Theater. (more...)

Austin Based Funk/Soul Band Flyjack Announces New Album
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On March 31, Austin-based Flyjack will release its third record, New Day - a love letter to late 60's and early 70's rare groove, soul and deep funk. (more...)

Ira Lee Collings to Encore SIMPLY, IRA LEE at Don't Tell Mama This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Singer Ira Lee Collings returns to Don't Tell Mama, 343 West 46th Street, NYC on Friday, February 24th at 7 PM with an encore presentation of Simply, Ira Lee (A Gay Geezer Celebration Through the Looking Glass..warts and all). (more...)

Times Square Attraction Receives Huge Delivery From Legendary Pictures & Warner Bros' KONG: SKULL ISLAND
by Movies News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Madame Tussauds have partnered with Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures to bring a larger than life KONG: Skull Island experience to the iconic wax attractions in New York and London, complete with an 18-foot high interactive animatronic head of the mythical monster. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Presents SYMPHONIC SYMPOSIUM, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On Monday, March 13, 2017 from 8:00-9:30pm at St. Michael's Church Sanctuary, Amsterdam Avenue between W 99th and W 100th Street. Conductor Thomas Crawford will lead The Making of the Beethoven 9th Symphony, a symphonic symposium on classical music's most iconic masterpiece,Beethoven's 9th Symphony. (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN, RAGTIME, CHOICES and More Set for DM Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse has the most rootin-tootin', fan-crazed, dreamy, jazzy, gut-wrenching season ever. The theatre's 99th season includes four musicals, plus drama, comedy, and family shows. (more...)

Brits Off Broadway Invites The Original Theatre Company for a Month-long Residency
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Original Theatre Company is delighted to announce that, following a hugely successful second National tour, its production of Torben Betts's critically acclaimed INVINCIBLE will perform at the 13th annual Brits Off Broadway festival in New York City from 1 June - 2 July. (more...)

Des Moines Playhouse Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse has the most rootin-tootin', fan-crazed, dreamy, jazzy, gut-wrenching season ever. The theatre's 99th season includes four musicals, plus drama, comedy, and family shows. Playhouse season tickets go on sale Mar. 15 online at dmplayhouse.com and at the Playhouse ticket office. (more...)

Orpheum Announces 2017-2018 Broadway Season; HAMILTON Confirmed for 2018-2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Today the Orpheum Theatre Group unveiled the highly anticipated 2017-2018 Broadway Season at an announcement party at the historic Orpheum Theatre. Attendees were the first to hear about next season's exciting offerings. HAMILTON was officially announced as part of the Orpheum's 2018-2019 Broadway Season. (more...)

Fifth WHITE NIGHT Thrills in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

Estimated crowds of between 550,000 and 600,000 visited Melbourne last night to experience the fifth iteration of White Night Melbourne, Australia's most celebrated cultural and creative event.  Melbourne turned on a cool and clear evening for the local, interstate and international visitors who navigated their way through White Night Melbourne. (more...)

Allah-Las Release New Music; North American Tour Kicks Off This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Allah-Las are set to release the new track, “Hereafter,” and an alternate take of the single “Autumn Dawn” on February 17. (more...)

Winners of the 2017 George London Awards Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The winners of the 46th annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place in a front of an audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City.  (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Music Director Thierry Fischer and President & CEO Paul Meecham today announced the Utah Symphony's 2017-18 season, which includes a Saint-Saens symphony cycle recorded live for the Hyperion label, marking the first recording of the composer's complete symphonies by an American orchestra. (more...)

Wilco's Solid Sound Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The musical lineup for the 2017 Solid Sound Festival, which takes place June 23-25 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, has been revealed. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation and Stanford to Continue 'Rough Readings' with OUR MOTHER'S MEAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Playwrights Foundation (PF) and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford's 2016/17 Rough Reading Series present early draft  readings on February 27 & 28 of OUR MOTHER'S MEAL by Novid Parsi in partnership with Golden Thread Productions. (more...)

Wilco's Solid Sound Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The musical lineup for the 2017 Solid Sound Festival, which takes place June 23-25 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, has been revealed. (more...)

Sugar, Butter, Sara Bareilles?! WAITRESS Composer Will Make Her Broadway Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

After announcing on Twitter last night that she had a big announcement to share on the TODAY show, the WAITRESS composer/lyricist has announced that she is coming out from the wings onto the stage of the hit Broadway show. (more...)

BWW Review: BORN YESTERDAY at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Feb 16, 2017

In its 58th season, the enchanting Asolo Repertory Theatre hit the ball out of the park with its staging of Born Yesterday. Many will remember the 1950 film version staring Broderick Crawford as Harry Brock, the controlling, corrupt business tycoon, playing sugar daddy to love interest Billie Dawn, portrayed by Judy Holliday. Miss Holliday was honored with an Academy Award for Best Actress, reprising her role from the 1946 Broadway production by Garson Kanin. (more...)

Finalists Announced for Friday's George London Awards Competition for Singers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Tomorrow afternoon, 18 young American and Canadian opera singers will perform with pianist Craig Rutenberg before a panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience at New York's Morgan Library & Museum, hoping to win a George London Award, an honor that has been conferred upon hundreds of the best young singers since 1971. (more...)

Scoop: SHADOWHUNTERS on FREEFORM - Monday, March 6, 2017
by - Feb 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on SHADOWHUNTERS, airing on FREEFORM on Monday, March 6, 2017! (more...)

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