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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...)

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...)

AT MY PACE: LESSONS FROM OUR MOTHERS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

NEWTON, Mass., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ At 81-years old, Jill Ebstein's mom signed up for a formal program in religious studies. Previously unable to attend college and now widowed, her mom set out to take care of unfinished business. Since the books seemed too heavy for her to lug around, her younger classmates chipped in to buy her a rolling backpack. When she completed the course and expressed pride in finally having a 'real graduation,' her children flew out for the ceremony. Her son held a party for her at his accounting firm. 'We are all unfinished people with opportunities to grow,' writes Ebstein in her newest collection to her At My Pace series of books, called AT MY PACE: LESSONS FROM OUR MOTHERS. (more...)

Cast Announced for LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for Shakespeare's playful romantic comedy Love's Labor's Lost, staged by acclaimed director Marti Maraden as part of the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Inky Cloak and the Albany Present WE RAISE OUR HANDS IN THE SANCTUARY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The 1980's saw a major shift towards the emergence of a global gay club culture, but it was set against a backdrop of desperate levels of unemployment, riots, driven by racism, and AIDS casually reported as a gay plague. (more...)

BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes with Off-Broadway's RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2017

Rehearsals kicked off in December for the new play Ring Twice for Miranda, 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). Click below to go behind-the-scenes with the cast and creative team! (more...)

HAVENHURST Opens its Doors in Select Theaters and on Cable and Digital VOD 2/10
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Brainstorm Media and Twisted Pictures have announced the February 10th limited theatrical and nationwide Cable VOD and Digital HD release of Andrew C. Erin's HAVENHURST. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Unveils 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company presents a 2017/2018 season that defies conventions on what opera can be and cements the art form's enduring relevance as a reflection of timeless human relations and universal themes. (more...)

Katie Goodman's MID-LIFE CRISIS TOUR Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

KATIE GOODMAN'S "MID-LIFE CRISIS" TOUR comes to Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on Wednesday, January 18th at 7:00pm. Comedian and on-line celebrity, Katie Goodman, captivates her audience with her unique style of raw humor and gutsy original musical satire. An internationally touring musical comedienne, Goodman is known for providing an audience with an act that is political, personal, and wildly entertaining. Honed to a razor sharp edge, her recently released first solo album received enormous praise from Punchline Magazine, who put it best: "On par not just with any woman in modern comedy, not just with any music act in modern comedy but, categorically on par with anyone working the current comedy scene…" Katie has been seen on Showtime, Current TV and TruTV. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Rehearsals kicked off in December at New 42nd Street Studios for the new play Ring Twice for Miranda, 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). BroadwayWorld has a more in-depth peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

HBO to Debut 4-Part Documentary Event THE DEFIANT ONES in 2017
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

THE DEFIANT ONES, a four-part documentary event, will debut on HBO in 2017, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. (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...)

Adaptation of Jean Racine's PHEDRE Opening Next Week at Trap Door Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Trap Door Theatre will present Phedre by Jean Racine, adapted by Paul Schmidt, and directed by Nicole Wiesner, running Thursday, January 5, 2016, through Saturday, February 11, 2016, playing Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 12/23; TITANIC in DC, AMELIE in LA and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 23, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, St. Louis, Los Angeles and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include TITANIC at Signature Theatre, AMELIE in Los Angeles, and A CHRISTMAS CAROL in St. Louis, just to name a few. (more...)

VIDEO: SNL Reveals What Takes Place Between Cold Opening & Host Monologue
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Below, take a look at what happens behind-the-scenes of last week's SNL cold opening, featuring Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump and John Goodman as Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson, and the opening monologue. (more...)

3rd Annual STEM Fest to Sets January Lineup at UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Storytellers, comedians, playwrights, musicians, and, yes, even scientists will show us just how entertaining the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics can be. It might not have clicked in 9th grade, but now there are drinks and you're no longer stuck in puberty. (more...)

root9B and SAIC Partner to Offer Advanced Cybersecurity Simulation and Training
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

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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...)

VIDEO: 'Hillary Clinton' Returns to SNL in Hilarious 'Love Actually' Spoof
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

In the hilarious spoof on the beloved film 'Love Actually' below,  Clinton attempts to woo a member of the electoral college to re-consider her vote for Trump. (more...)

BWW Review: FAITHLESS: A Family in Crisis
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 17, 2016

FAITHLESS is an intimate study of a Boston Irish-Catholic family facing a crisis. Mom is dying, but the adult children have different beliefs, resulting in a debate about her fate and a rehashing of family history before any resolution is possible. Sitting in a hospital waiting room with these four actors, the audience recognizes these people and understands what they're going through. Can they find closure and rebuild lost connections? (more...)

root9B Awarded $4 Million Multi-year Cybersecurity Contract with Global Sector Leader
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

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Gold Coast International Film Festival to Present Award-Winning Films
by Movies News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

GCIFF has an established track record of picking award winning films - and this year is no exception. (more...)

85th Hollywood Christmas Parade to Air on The CW & Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The 85 th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade featuring Grand Marshal Olivia Newton-John, will premiere as a two-hour primetime special on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT (7:00 p.m. CT) on The CW Network repeating on Wednesday, December 21, 2106 at 3:00 p.m. ET/PT (2:00 p.m. CT) on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel (more...)

Photo Flash: Off-Broadway's RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA Kicks Off Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Rehearsals started yesterday, December 13th, for the new play Ring Twice for Miranda, 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). Check out the company at the first day of rehearsals below! (more...)

Inky Cloak and the Albany Present WE RAISE OUR HANDS IN THE SANCTUARY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The 1980's saw a major shift towards the emergence of a global gay club culture, but it was set against a backdrop of desperate levels of unemployment, riots, driven by racism, and AIDS casually reported as a gay plague. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre Opens 2017 Season with GROUNDED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Second Thought Theatre opens its gripping 2017 season with the area premiere of Grounded by George Brandt. STT Artistic Director Alex Organ returns to directing for the company for the first time since 2014's production of Cock. This year he directs the one-woman show portraying a female fighter pilot navigating the clash between a career in the typically masculine world of modern warfare and the more traditional role of wife and mother. Grounded begins with previews on Wednesday, January 11 and runs through Saturday, February 4. All performances of Grounded will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Tickets to Grounded can be purchased online at 2TT.co. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Liev Schreiber Honored at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 13, 2016

Bryna Wasserman officially stepped down as executive director of The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) last night at a lavish gala concert and dinner honoring Golden Globe nominee and Tony winner Liev Schreiber.  The 'Golden Gala' at the Museum of Jewish Heritage featured a concert starring a line-up of young performers with dazzling voices, including three stars of the Drama Desk-nominated musical, 'The Golden Bride,' Rachel Policar, Cameron Johnson and Adam B. Shapiro. They were joined by two superlative young singers, Grace Field and Daniel Greenwood.  Folksbiene's artistic director Zalmen Mlotek led a 16-piece orchestra. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Rehearsals begin today, Tuesday, December 13th, for the new play Ring Twice for Miranda, 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). To celebrate the first day of rehearsal, get a first look at the cast in character below! (more...)

Alvin Ailey Dance Presents MASEKELA LANGUAGE, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

On Friday, December 9, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater debuted Hope Boykin's r-Evolution, Dream., inspired by the sermons and speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. Nicholas Ashe, Jasmine Guy, Khalil Kain, Bevy Smith, Phylicia Rashad, Billy Porter and Joe Morton were in attendance for the world premiere, which will be performed during the five-week holiday season. (more...)

Folksbiene Honors Liev Schreiber Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) honors Golden Globe nominee and Tony Award winner Liev Schreiber at its 'Golden Gala' at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, tonight, on Monday, December 12th, 7pm. (more...)

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