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VIDEO: Host Margot Robbie Promos This Week's SNL Season Premiere
by - Sep 30, 2016

In the just-released promo for this week's SNL, host Margot Robbie and Kate McKinnon have a pre-premiere pre-party. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater's THE LOVE POTION to Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

For the first time ever, Chicago's iconic Music Box Theatre will host a classical live performance when Chicago Opera Theater (COT) debuts the Chicago premiere of Frank Martin's 1942 'The Love Potion' ('Le Vin Herbe') on September 30. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Alec Baldwin Will Channel Donald Trump in SNL Season Opener!
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

In a promo clip for the season premiere of NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) faces off against Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon.) Get a first look below! (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Gets WORKING, November 1-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents WORKING based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book and featuring songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Wicked), and James Taylor running November 1-20.  Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Demetria Joyce Bailey, Philip Chaffin, Laura Giknis, Tamar Greene, Jenny Lee Stern, and Kevin Toniazzo-Naughton. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for Cleveland (more...)

John Cariani Workshops New Play at American Academy of Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Celebrated actor and playwright John Cariani joins The American Academy of Dramatic Arts Main Stage Live program to workshop his newest play, 'cul-de-sac,' developing it as a limited-run workshop production featuring the all-Academy alumni cast. (more...)

Emily Blunt, Tom Hanks Set to Host SNL; Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars to Perform
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

USA Today reports that Emily Blunt will host the October 15th episode of NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (11:30 ET/PT) .   (more...)

New Tragi-Comedy RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA to Premiere at New York City Center Stage II
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Ring Twice for Miranda, a 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 premiere at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). (more...)

John Cariani Workshops New Play at American Academy of Dramatic Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Celebrated actor and playwright John Cariani joins The American Academy of Dramatic Arts Main Stage Live program to workshop his newest play, 'cul-de-sac,' developing it as a limited-run workshop production featuring the all-Academy alumni cast. (more...)

Dalton Deschain & The Traveling Show to Release ROBERTA EP This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Colorful NYC circus punk antifolk outfit Dalton Deschain & The Traveling Show are releasing their 'Roberta' EP, which surrounds is based on a circus-inspired tale and comes with 30+ page accompanying book. (more...)

A Tale of Two Shows in the Same City: HEDDA GABLER Meets 1984
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

A few weeks ago, in a coffee shop on 7th Avenue in Manhattan, two directors sat down for a little shop talk. Kelly McCready was joined by Dave Stishan, both of whom are directing shows in the Astoria/Long Island City area, both of which are adaptations. (more...)

Pushing the Envelope: A Decade of Documentary at the Cinema Eye Honors
by Movies News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image will present Pushing the Envelope: A Decade of Documentary at the Cinema Eye Honors, from November 4 through December 23, 2016. (more...)

BWW Preview: LIZZIE at Out Of The Box Theatre Company
by Maggie Yates - Oct 25, 2016

Teenage Riot: Out of the Box Brings the LIZZIE BORDEN murder to the Stage (more...)

Tubi TV Releases New Lineup of Free Streaming Movie Offerings for November 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

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root9B Announces Collaborative Effort with United States Air Force Academy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

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VIDEO: Tom Hanks & Leslie Jones Promo This Week's SNL
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Tom Hanks hosts NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on October 22, 2016, with musical guest Lady Gaga. Below, check out promos featuring cast member Leslie Jones and Lady Gaga herself! (more...)

Freeform Cancels Thriller Drama GUILT Following One Season
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Freeform has cancelled its freshman drama series GUILT. The show premiered to 486,000 viewers, but quickly dropped to an average of 300,000 for the remainder of its 10-episode season. (more...)


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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Will Honor Liev Schreiber at 'Golden Gala'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Golden Globe nominee and Tony Award winner Liev Schreiber will be honored at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] Golden Gala at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on Monday, December 12th, 7pm. Schreiber is currently in New York City and can be seen playing the lead role of Le Vicomte de Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses on Broadway through January 22, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Chicago's HAMILTON Ignites
by Misha Davenport - Oct 20, 2016

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Cherry Jones to Make West End Debut in John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE with Michael Esper, Brian J. Smith, and Kate O'Flynn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two, to bring his acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie to the Duke of York's Theatre for a limited season. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Alec Baldwin Joins Saturday Night Live as Donald Trump
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2016

As if one Donald Trump wasn't scary enough, Saturday Night Live returned last night for a new season and with it came the return of the show's election commentary, including Alec Baldwin as the new Donald Trump, following the departure of former cast member Taran Killam. Featuring Trump complaining about his microphone being 'bad,' frequently interrupting Secretary Clinton, and his continued lies about issues such as his support of the Iraq war, the cold open sketch takes on a recap of the first Presidential Debate, with Emmy-winner Kate McKinnon resuming her role as Hillary Clinton, and Michael Che taking on the role of the debate moderator, Lester Holt. (more...)

Theatre Francais de Toronto to Stage LES ZINSPIRES CINQ SUR CINQ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Theatre francais de Toronto will present the fifth installment of its wildly popular theatre for young audience series Les Zinspires. Directed by Chanda Legroux Gibson, Les Zinspires cinq sur cinq will be presented in French with English surtitles at the Berkeley Street Theatre, November 18, 23 & 26. (more...)

VIDEO: Bruno Mars Performs New Single '24K Magic' on SNL
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

On this week's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on NBC, musical guest Bruno Mars performed his new hit single '24K Magic.' (more...)

VONNEGUT, USA Premieres Tonight at Atwater Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Next Arena (TNA) presents the World Premiere production of Vonnegut, USA, an adaptation of five Kurt Vonnegut short stories by TNA's artistic director, Scott Rognlien. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Emily Blunt Promos This Week's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Emily Blunt hosts this week's SATURDAY NIGH TLIVE, with musical guest Bruno Mars. In the promos below, watch as SNL cast member Beck Bennett and  Blunt split a large pepperoni pizza! (more...)

Lyrics Hammersmith Announces Full Cast for SHOPPING AND F***ING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Shopping and Fucking. Alex Arnold will be playing Robbie, Ashley McGuire will be playing Brian, David Moorst will be playing Gary, Sam Spruell will be playing Mark, Sophie Wu will be playing Lulu. (more...)

Breaking: Daniel Craig to Reprise Role of Agent 007 in Next JAMES BOND Film
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Showbiz911 reports the news that Daniel Craig will in fact return to his role as Agent 007 in the next JAMES BOND film, despite reports to the contrary. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Adds Performances for ADDING MACHINE: A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed opening of the UK premiere of the hit Off Broadway musical Adding Machine: A Musical, composed by Joshua Schmidt, with libretto by Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt, and based on the classic play by Elmer Rice, two further matinee performances have been added to the sell-out run - on 12 and 19 November at 3pm. Josh Seymour directs Joseph Alessi (Mr Zero), Kate Milner-Evans (Mrs Zero), Joanna Kirkland (Daisy Dorothea Devore) and Edd Campbell Bird (Shrdlu), with James Dinsmore (Mr One and as cast), Helen Walsh (Mrs One and as cast), George Rae (Mr Two and as cast), and Sue Appleby (Mrs Two and as cast). (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Presents CARMEN, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

From November 12 through November 19, 2016, Florida Grand Opera (FGO) will proudly present Georges Bizet's operatic masterpiece Carmen at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. (more...)

VIDEO: Host Dave Chappelle Promos This Week's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Dave Chappelle hosts Saturday Night Live on November 12, 2016, with musical guest A Tribe Called Quest. Check out the promo video below! (more...)

Deals and Discounts for Veterans and Military on Military.com
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

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Dave Chappelle to Host SNL with Musical Guest A Tribe Called Quest, 12/12
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Stand-up comedian Dave Chappelle has been tapped to host SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on Nov. 12, marking his much-anticipated debut on the show. (more...)

There's a New CARMEN in Town at Florida Grand Opera
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Fresh off her debut at London's Royal Opera House and just before her Met debut, Daniela Mack joins Florida Grand Opera's (FGO) cast of George's Bizet's Carmen. Ms. Mack will perform the title role from December 1 through December 3, 2016 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, FL. (more...)

PHEDRE at Trap Door Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Cast: Tiffany Bedwell, Dennis Bisto, Abby Blankenship, Halie Ecker, John Kahara, Emily Lotspeich, Ann Sonneville, Carl Wisniewski (more...)

Cast Announced for ATC/Orange Tree Theatre's WINTER SOLSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The cast for Winter Solstice, which receives its English Language premiere at the Orange Tree Theatre in early 2017, has been announced. (more...)

Tina Brown's Third Annual Women in the World Texas to feature Patricia Cornwell, Lorena Chambers, Emily Ramshaw, Bianna Golodryga, Masih Alinejad, Sandra Uwiringiyimana,
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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'Sound Society' Series and More Slated for OBERON This November/December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during November and December - including OBERON Presents, Visiting Artists, and Usual Suspects. (more...)

Full Casting Set for RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The full cast has been announced for the new play Ring Twice for Miranda (www.RingTwiceForMiranda.com), 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). (more...)

NJPAC Presents JACKSON BROWNE & GREG LEISZ
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with singer-songwriter Jackson Browne for the first time, appearing with multi-instrumentalist Greg Leisz! Browne is the folk-rock hero behind some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music: "Doctor My Eyes," "Running on Empty," "The Pretender," "Somebody's Baby," "Stay/The Load Out," and more. (more...)

CIRCUS 1903 to Make U.S. Debut in Los Angeles This Winter; Tour to Follow!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Producers Simon Painter, Tim Lawson, and MagicSpace Entertainment are delighted to announce that Circus 1903 will make its United States debut for a limited engagement starting February 14th, 2017 at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles. From there the show will tour to major cities including Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Denver and New York City. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Dave Chappelle Covers the Election in SNL Opening Monologue
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2016

Last night, Dave Chappelle hosted SNL for the first post-election episode, and the comedian dedicated his opening monologue to covering Donald Trump's shocking win. From the ongoing protests, to police shootings, Harambe, and Black Lives Matter, Chappelle's commentary managed to bring poignant levity to a situation that has left many feeling hopeless. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Moving SNL Cold Open
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2016

After weeks of vicious debate-based cold opens, SNL opened November 12th's episode with a moving rendition of Hallelujah, performed by Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton in tribute to the late Leonard Cohen.  (more...)

Kristen Wiig Returns to Host SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE with Music Guest The XX, 11/19
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Kristen Wiig, previously a cast member for seven seasons, returns to SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on Nov. 19 for her second time as host. (more...)

WHAT to Present Reading of THE SHADOW CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

In Myra Slotnick's new play The Shadow Child, an ever-present darkness permeates a family in 1960s Brooklyn until a young boy enters their lives, reawakening them and their haunted past. Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater is proud to present a reading of The Shadow Child on December 3 at 7:30 PM. The reading is directed by Jeffry George. (more...)

VIDEO: John Cena Promos This Week's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by - Dec 7, 2016

John Cena hosts this week's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on December 10, 2016 with musical guest Maren Morris. Check out a promo for the show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Emma Stone Takes the SNL Stage for her Third Outing as Host - All the Clips!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

Last night, Emma Stone hosted SNL in one of the season's strongest episodes. Featuring a politically-charged version of High School Theatre Show and a cold open revolving around Donald Trump's tweeting habits, the episode remained focused on the current political climate, while beginning a pivot toward the holiday season with a 'Cleaning Lady Christmas Show' sketch, and a music video about a re-gifted, peach scented Christmas candle. (more...)

root9B Technologies Announces Reverse Stock Split, Corporate Name Change and Headquarters Relocation
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

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OBERON Announces December - January Programming Featuring Sound Society, I.D. Festival, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during December and January - including OBERON Presents, Visiting Artists, and Usual Suspects. (more...)

BWW Preview: FS Young Company Celebrates Win at Utah Festival, Salter Sisters Celebrate Roles in Upcoming COMEDY OF ERRORS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 2, 2016

Aspiring young performers from across the country challenge Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death (April. 2016) in a national festival this past fall. To do so, First Stage's Young Company, Milwaukee's pre-professional training program for young actors, recently traveled to the Utah Shakespeare Festival with Associate Artistic Director John Maclay and Teaching Artist Marcella Kearns to compete with literally 100's of schools and theaters from across the country on how Shakespeare inspires young audiences. While eleven members competed in the 2016 Young Company, two identical twins, Alex and Sydney Salter both participated in the festival competition and play the twin Dromios in the Company's upcoming Comedy of Errors, As First Stage celebrates 30 years, Young Company begins this 13th season. Maclay comments on the program when he says, '[Young Company] It's about challenging these fantastic young artists with difficult material and working to inspire an ethic of excellence.' (more...)

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