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Matt Wolf's Short Documentary BAYARD & ME to Be Released 5/15
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2017

Matt Wolf's short doc BAYARD & ME, about how civil rights leader Bayard Rustin adopted his partner to legalize their relationship in the era before same-sex marriage; Released May 15th. (more...)

40th Anniversary BAY AREA PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL to be presented 7/13 – 23
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Playwrights Foundation, one of the West Coast's premiere launchpads for exceptional emerging playwrights, is thrilled to announce the lineup for the 40th Anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF), featuring playwrights Hilary Bettis, Clarence Coo, Bennett Fisher, Lauren Gunderson, Nilan Johnson, and Mona Mansour. The 40th Anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival runs July 13 - 23, 2017 at Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter Street in the heart of San Francisco's Theater District.  In addition to twelve staged readings, the Festival will offer a Theater Professionals weekend 7/21-23, special events and an anniversary celebration 7/13.  Tickets on sale June 1st at bayareaplaywrightsfestival.org. (more...)

VIDEO: Host Chris Pine Promos This Week's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2017

Chris Pine hosts SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this Saturday May 6, 2017, with musical guest LCD Soundsystem. Check out the promos below! (more...)

Freeform's Fairy Tale Wedding Programming Event Airs 5/6- 7
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2017

In anticipation of the premiere of “Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings,” Freeform invites you to relive all of your favorite love stories during the network's weekend programming event starting SATURDAY, MAY 6 and continuing through SUNDAY, MAY 7.  Follow along as Tiana kisses a few frogs to find her prince while Snow White patiently waits for true love's kiss, then cheer on Cinderella as she gets ready for the ball. (more...)

Defiance Theatre Co Presents GROUP a World Premiere Play About PTSD
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

"GROUP", a play about PTSD will premiere at the Avery Schreiber Playhouse in the NoHo Arts District during PTSD Awareness month. The story takes place in a group therapy session, during which a handful of characters explore their individual trauma. Guided by a caring therapist with his own issues, 5 victims of trauma must work through their struggles to discover that their perceptions of each other and themselves are not always what they seem. This play addresses issues relating to veterans, domestic abuse, racism, and gender identity.  (more...)

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival Announces Summer 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to announce the lineup and sponsors for the 39th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, which returns this year with 31 performances, June 7 - August 12. The programming, reflective of Brooklyn's eclecticism and diversity, will feature a wide array of free, world-class performances at the beautiful Prospect Park Bandshell. (more...)

Manal al-Sharif to Discuss 'DARING TO DRIVE' Book at The Music Hall This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Next month, The Music Hall will welcome to its Innovation and Leadership series the remarkable Manal al-Sharif, winner of the Vaclav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent at the Oslo Freedom Forum in 2012 and named one of the '100 Most Influential People in the World' by TIME that same year. (more...)

Encompass New Opera Theatre presents PARADIGM SHIFTS
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Encompass New Opera Theatre (Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director) in association with the Center for Earth Ethics (Karenna Gore, Director) and Union Forum (Derrick Harkins, VP for Innovation in Public Programming), will present PARADIGM SHIFTS Music and Film Festival at Union Theological Seminary, in James Chapel, 3041 Broadway (at 121st Street), New York, NY 10027, from Tuesday, June 13 through Saturday, June 17, 2017. (more...)

Theater of Others Updates 400-Year-Old Comedy THE ROARING GIRL 6/16- 7/2
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Theater of Others continues its fearless foray into the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries with Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker's 1611 comedy, The Roaring Girl, or Moll Cutpurse.  Moll is a dramatization of the life of Mary Frith, a carouser, cross-dresser, pickpocket, and street brawler in the lower depths of 17th century London.  Gaby Schneider directs a cast of fourteen at the Theater of Others' home, the Kelly Cullen Community Auditorium, 220 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco. The Roaring Girl, or Moll Cutpurse runs Thursdays through Sundays, June 16-July 2.  As with all Theater of Others productions, admission is Pay-What-You-Will. (more...)

Andy Frasco & The U.N. Release CD/DVD Set of 'Party Blues'
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Songs From The Road is a new CD/DVD set from Andy Frasco & The U.N. on Ruf Records that captures all the full-throttle mayhem of the group's live show. (more...)

Al Gore, Ron Chernow, Reza Aslan and More Slated for Chicago Humanities Festival's FALLFEST/17: BELIEF
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

This fall, the Chicago Humanities Festival is asking Chicagoans, what do you believe? Belief will be the theme of CHF's 2017 Fallfest. CHF's flagship festival will feature nearly 100 events between October 29 and November 12. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Concludes 30th Anniversary Season with WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre concludes its 30th Anniversary season with Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution, running May 9-May 28.  Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the high-voltage thriller by the Queen of Crime drama features an ensemble of professional actors. (more...)

Haitian Group RAM to Tour U.S. with 2 Shows at Compas Haitian Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Celebrated Haitian group RAM embark on a U.S. Tour, kicking off with two Miami shows as part of the 19th Annual Compas Haitian Festival: Moca Cafe Lounge, 738 NE 125th St., Friday, May 19. Showtime: 11pm-1am. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. Info: (305) 945-8814 or www.facebook.com/MocaCafeLounge/; and Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Sunday, May 21. Showtime: 4pm. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. Info: (305) 945-8814 or www.bayfrontparkmiami.com/.  (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...)

40th Anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Playwrights Foundation, one of the West Coast's premiere launchpads for exceptional emerging playwrights, is thrilled to announce the lineup for the 40th Anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF), featuring playwrights Hilary Bettis, Clarence Coo, Bennett Fisher, Lauren Gunderson, Nilan Johnson, and Mona Mansour. The 40th Anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival runs July 13 - 23, 2017 at Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter Street in the heart of San Francisco's Theater District.  In addition to twelve staged readings, the Festival will offer a Theater Professionals weekend 7/21-23, special events and an anniversary celebration 7/13.  Tickets on sale June 1st at bayareaplaywrightsfestival.org. (more...)

root9B Holdings Sells IPSA's Investigative Due Diligence Practice
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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Bristol Riverside Theatre Gala Honors Keith Baker's 25 Years As Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre hosts its 30th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, June 3 at 5:00 PM.  The evening honors Keith Baker's 25-year tenure as Artistic Director at BRT and concludes the 30th anniversary season of BRT.  (more...)

BWW Review: A Telenovela Drama Before Your Very Eyes in DESTINY OF DESIRE
by Libby Champion - Mar 30, 2017

Two babies switched at birth, people dying and coming back to life, and girls kissing. Yes, you read the correctly. It may sound strange, but all these things and more come together in the most amazing way in the Garden Theatre's DESTINY OF DESIRE.   (more...)

THE BITTER EARTH World Premiere to Launch NCTC's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

New Conservatory Theatre Center Founder & Artistic Director Ed Decker announced the line-up for NCTC's 2017-18 subscription season last night at NCTC's annual Season Announcement Party for subscribers, donors and artists. (more...)

THE LADYKILLERS, OXY & THE MORONS and More Set for Autumn 2017 at New Wolsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

This autumn, the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich will again collaborate with Salisbury Playhouse and Queen's Theatre Hornchurch to produce Graham Linehan's THE LADYKILLERS from Thu 7 to Sat 30 September. (more...)

root9B Holdings Closes Secured Note Financing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

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Full Casting Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MIND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

With their critically acclaimed production of Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate running at the Trafalgar Studios, Defibrillator Artistic Director James Hillier today announces the full casting for their production of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind. (more...)

The Wilma Theater Announces its 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Wilma Theater is pleased to announce its upcoming 2017/18 Season. The season will begin with Federico Garcia Lorca's Blood Wedding, directed by Csaba Horvath and featuring the Wilma HotHouse Company of actors. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre Opens Area Premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Second Thought Theatre continues its 2017 season of change with the area premiere of Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee. Local director/actor Christie Vela returns to direct for the company after making her acting debut for Second Thought last summer in A Kid Like Jake. Straight White Men begins with previews on Wednesday, April 12 and runs through Saturday, May 6. All performances of Straight White Men will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Tickets to Straight White Men can be purchased online at 2TT.co. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW - Mar 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for Dayton (more...)

Ajoka Theatre Heads to India for THEATRE FOR PEACE, July 23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

In July, Ajoka theatre will head to India for an exclusive theatre festival as part of its Theatre for Peace programme. The festival titled "Humsaya Theatre Festival" will include five landmark Ajoka plays including: "Lo Phir Basant Ayee", "Kaun Hai Yeh Gustakh", "Dara", "Anhi Mai Da Sufna" and "Kabira Khara Bazaar Mein". This festival is being held from 23rd to 27th July in Tagore Hall, Chandigarh. First Humsaya festival was held by Ajoka in September 2015 in New Delhi. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Opens At Bristol Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre opens the hit rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar starting March 21 and running through April 16.  (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE at Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Alley Theatre, announces the cast and creative team of the classic drama A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller. A View from the Bridge is the passionate and explosive story of the Carbone family and their Sicilian cousins as they discover that the American dream comes at a price. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Presents First London Revival in 10 years for DOUBT, A PARABLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

There is no evidence. There are no witnesses. But for one, there is no doubt. (more...)

Review Roundup: Clash of the Cosmetics- WAR PAINT Opens on Broadway!
by Review Roundups - Apr 6, 2017

War Paint, a new musical, opens tonight at the Nederlander Theatre. Two-time Tony Award-winning legends Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole join forces to portray the trailblazing cosmetic icons who built empires in a business world ruled by men. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Announces its 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Long Beach Opera's Artistic and General Director Andreas Mitisek today announced Long Beach Opera's 2017/18 season. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for St. Paul (more...)

RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA to Close at City Center This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Ring Twice for Miranda, the new play written by Alan Hruska (Laugh It Up, Stare It Down; The Man on Her Mind; New House under Construction) and directed by Rick Lombardo (San Jose Rep Artistic Director from 2008-2014, The Snow Queen, Bill W. and Dr. Bob) will end its limited run at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues) on Sunday, April 16th. (more...)

Repercussion Theatre Reveals 2017 SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Production
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Repercussion Theatre presents William Shakespeare's tragic romantic comedy, Much Ado About Nothing. (more...)

Announcing East West Players' 52nd Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce its 52nd Anniversary Season, The Company We Keep, which takes place from Fall 2017 through Summer 2018 and features co-productions with Rogue Artists Ensemble, The Robey Theatre Company, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC), and the Los Angeles LGBT Center, including two world premieres, an acclaimed revival, and the Los Angeles premiere of an award-winning Broadway musical.  (more...)

Witness WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at Bristol Riverside Theatre 5/9-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Community, collaboration and crime capture the mood at Bristol Riverside Theatre's production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution, running May 9-May 28.  Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the high-voltage thriller by the Queen of Crime drama, which concludes BRT's 30th Anniversary Season, features an ensemble of professional actors Sharon Alexander, Keith Baker, Kenneth Boys, Hanna Gaffney,  Leonard C. Haas, Eleanor Handley, Thomas-Robert Irvin, Kyra Leeds, Matt Leisy, James Luse, William R. McHattie, Christopher J. Perugini, Carl Wallnau, Paul B. Weagraff, and Kylie Westerbeck performing alongside Bucks County community members Missy Andrews, Mari Bernhagen, Drew Burke, Melissa Bushey, David Owen Cashell, Sybil Cooper, Matthew DiMarino, Ginny Fairweather, Maryann Fanning, Michael Gearty, Regina Gluhski, Terri Hall, Sarah Konyves, Donna Rae Lee, Matt Lydon, Sr., Matt Lydon, Jr., Donna McCole, Ronald Pae, Eileen Peters, Dottie Polsenberg, Lesia Pryor, Patricia Rooney, Kurt Scholer, Marion M. Walter, Harriet Zeff, and Margie Zielinski. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Seattle (more...)

Sing Out, Louise! George Takei's ALLEGIANCE to Arrive in Los Angeles in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

East West Players (EWP) and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) have announced the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical Allegiance, which had its 2012 world premiere in a record-breaking engagement at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and played on Broadway from 2015-16 at The Shubert Organization's Longacre Theatre. (more...)

root9B Announces Release of ORKOS 2.0 - Credential Risk Assessment and Remediation Solution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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Aicon Gallery Presents NY Solo Exhibition by Anjolle Ela Menon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Aicon Gallery is proud to present the first major New York solo exhibition in over a decade by renowned Indian painter Anjolie Ela Menon. Throughout a career now spanning over fifty years, Menon has steadfastly remained a pioneering figurative painter, often in Defiance of current trends. Her work metamorphosizes the visual matrix of our times through her use of a renaissance-like technique, which has earned her the sobriquet of 'Wanton Fabulist' from New Delhi based curator and critic Gayatri Sinha. The exhibition features over 40 paintings and drawings from the artist's oeuvre, including a set of new large-scale works on panel exhibited here for the first time. (more...)

Defiance Theatre Company presents West Coast Premiere: ROBIN HOOD, a Lady in Waiting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Defiance Theatre Company presents the West Coast Premiere of 'Robin Hood: A Lady in Waiting'. (more...)

root9B Holdings Announces 2016 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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VIDEO: Harry Styles Performs 'Sign of the Times' & More on SNL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

On this weekend's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, musical guest Harry Styles performed 'Sign of the Times' and  'Ever Since New York,' off his self-titled debut album out May 12. (more...)

Casting Announced for Siddhartha Bose's NO DOGS, NO INDIANS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

A company of four British/ South Asian actors will take roles in new play No Dogs, No Indians, which examines three generations of resistance, sacrifice and discovery at the end of the British Empire in India and in the years that followed. (more...)

root9B Holdings Names Eric Hipkins Chief Executive Officer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon & Harry Styles Vie for the Spotlight in Promo for This Week's SNL
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

On the promo for this week's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on NBC, host Jimmy Fallon and musical guest Harry Styles play a game of one-upmanship. The show airs this Saturday, April 15th on NBC! (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...)

VIDEO: The Chainsmokers Perform 'Break Up Every Night' and 'Paris' on SNL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

On this weekend's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, musical guest The Chainsmokers performed 'Break Up Every Night' and 'Paris' for the live studio audiences. Watch both performances in full below! (more...)

WICKED Shows Support for One Billion Rising with Epic Dance Sequence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

The company of Broadway's WICKED sent Women's History Month off in style yesterday with an epic dance around the entirety of the Gershwin. The dance uses original choreography to match the song 'Break the Chain'. Check out the Facebook video of the cast dancing through life in their striking Emerald City costumes below! (more...)

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