THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON Is Most-Watched Series Premiere in FX HistoryTHE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON Is Most-Watched Series Premiere in FX History
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

The television event of the seasonTHE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY was the most-watched original scripted series premiere in FX's 22-year history. (more...)

Babson College & Commonwealth Shakespeare Company to Continue PartnershipBabson College & Commonwealth Shakespeare Company to Continue Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Babson College and the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) today announced an extension of their partnership. For the next three years, CSC will continue to serve as the resident theater company of Babson, the recognized world leader in entrepreneurship education and the only school dedicated to advancing Entrepreneurship of All Kinds®. (more...)

Review Roundup: John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON Opens at MTCReview Roundup: John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON Opens at MTC
by Review Roundups - Feb 9, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar). PRODIGAL SON opens tonight, February 9, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Renowned Family Therapist Cites Oscar-Nominated 'Spotlight' As 'A Rare Motion Picture Which Has Had Immediate Remedial Effect On Abused Children And Has Already Made TRenowned Family Therapist Cites Oscar-Nominated 'Spotlight' As 'A Rare Motion Picture Which Has Had Immediate Remedial Effect On Abused Children And Has Already Made T
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BWW Review: WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING at 1st StageBWW Review: WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING at 1st Stage
by Hannah Menchhoff - Feb 9, 2016

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World Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON Opens Tonight at MTCWorld Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON Opens Tonight at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar). PRODIGAL SON opens tonight, February 9, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. (more...)

A Red Orchid Theatre Extends THE MUTILATEDA Red Orchid Theatre Extends THE MUTILATED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

?Due to popular demand, A Red Orchid Theatre has extended its critically-acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' The Mutilated, directed by Ensemble Member Dado. The Mutilated will now run through March 13, 2016. The Mutilated features Ensemble Members Lance Baker, Jennifer Engstrom, Mierka Girten, Steve Haggard, Shade Murray, Doug Vickers and Natalie West with Ciera Dawn, Jennifer Glasse, Roy Gonzalez, Mario Hernandez, Morgan Maher, Lauren Vogel and Dominque Worsley. A Red Orchid Theatre is located at 1531 N Wells. (more...)

Heritage Blues Orchestra to Perform in Park City, 2/27Heritage Blues Orchestra to Perform in Park City, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

"At once new and timeless" (The Wall Street Journal), Heritage Blues Orchestra creates music deeply rooted in African American genres - a startling blend of blues, jazz, gospel and beyond. The Grammy-nominated group comes to The Eccles Center on February 27. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 435-655-3114 or online at EcclesCenter.org. (more...)

New Historical Fiction, A TRUE LOVE'S INVADER is ReleasedNew Historical Fiction, A TRUE LOVE'S INVADER is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

In Australia in the early 1950s, twins Alison and Clare Jenson are as different as night and day. Alison is quiet and reserved while Clare is daring and ambitious. When they meet a man from Sydney, Daniel, they both fall for him. Later reunited, Alison and Daniel form a relationship but Clare can't stay away. (more...)

AVENUE Q & THE DAMN YANKEES Set for Ocean State Theatre Company's 2016 Summer SeasonAVENUE Q & THE DAMN YANKEES Set for Ocean State Theatre Company's 2016 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its fourth season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick is thrilled to announce their 2016 Summer Season - the robust Tony Award winning musical comedy, Damn Yankees and the Triple Crown (Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book) Tony Award-winner, Avenue Q. (more...)

Phoenix Realty Group and Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation Acquire 544-unit Multifamily Property in East Bay AreaPhoenix Realty Group and Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation Acquire 544-unit Multifamily Property in East Bay Area
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

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Lena Hall, Justin Vivian Bond, DanceNOW and More Set for Joe's Pub This MonthLena Hall, Justin Vivian Bond, DanceNOW and More Set for Joe's Pub This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for February 10-21, 2016. Scroll down fo rmore details or visit www.joespub.com! (more...)

Review Roundup: THE WOODSMAN Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: THE WOODSMAN Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Feb 8, 2016

The critically acclaimed play THE WOODSMAN, a uniquely inventive retelling of the origins of Oz's Tin Woodsman, officially opens tonight, February 8, 2016, at Off-Broadway's New World Stages. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Become a Stress-Free Gardening Ninja with Cedar Fort's New Gardening BooksBecome a Stress-Free Gardening Ninja with Cedar Fort's New Gardening Books
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Cedar Fort Publishing & Media is humbled to announce the February release of two new gardening books. (more...)

Casting for Barrington Stage Company's 2016 10X10 New Play Festival SetCasting for Barrington Stage Company's 2016 10X10 New Play Festival Set
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has announced casting for the 10-minute plays for the 5th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, with performances at BSC's St. Germain Stage (36 Linden Street)  February 11 through February 28, as part of the 2016 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

Rock Musical LIZZIE Now Available for LicensingRock Musical LIZZIE Now Available for Licensing
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

The creators of LIZZIE, the hard rock musical that tells the story of Lizzie Borden, America's favorite double axe-murderess and Victorian hometown girl, have announced that rights are now widely available to theaters and schools to produce the show. Requests may be submitted through their web site: www.LizzieTheMusical.com. (more...)

Veteran Rocker Damon Kelly to Record Bowie Song TributeVeteran Rocker Damon Kelly to Record Bowie Song Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

With two successful International album releases under their belt, the acclaimed rock group, 'LOVE N' REVENGE,' fronted by rock veteran Damon Kelly,is going into the Red V Studios in New York to record the David Bowie classic 'Fame (more...)

Tricycle Theatre Announces Third Annual 'Takeover' ProgrammingTricycle Theatre Announces Third Annual 'Takeover' Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The Tricycle Theatre has announced full programme details for its biggest ever Tricycle Takeover which will host more than 50 events, screenings, performances and masterclasses across a two week period. (more...)

Chryso Christophi Josephides Releases DOUBLE TROUBLE? DOUBLE JOY!!!Chryso Christophi Josephides Releases DOUBLE TROUBLE? DOUBLE JOY!!!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

When she found out she was pregnant again, Chryso Christophi Josephides' initial joy quickly turned into a nightmare; she was carrying twins. Despite her initial fears, every worry and Doubt fell away when her boys were born. In 'Double Trouble? Double Joy!!!' (published by Trafford Publishing), she shares the challenges and joys of raising twins. (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza Returns to Jersey for Truffle Butter, & More, on YOUNGERBWW Recap: Liza Returns to Jersey for Truffle Butter, & More, on YOUNGER
by Matt Smith - Feb 3, 2016

Welcome back, YOUNGER-ians! (What do you think? Yay or nay on the fan name?) Glad you decided to join us for this week's recap of Liza's shenanigans.  Last week, we were introduced to Queen Bee Jade Winslow, who's supposedly writing the first book for Kelsey's new imprint. This week, we get a glimpse into how those developments have furthered, how Jade's coming along with her masterpiece tell-all, and how Kelsey's trying to hold it all together dealing with her author's horrible personality. But… that's all in due time. We don't actually open with that.  (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Robert Sean Leonard & Timothee Chalamet  in MTC's PRODIGAL SONBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Robert Sean Leonard & Timothee Chalamet in MTC's PRODIGAL SON
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 3, 2016

Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley, is now in previews and will open on Tuesday, February 9 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Check out highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

A Red Orchid Sets SENDER World Premiere CastA Red Orchid Sets SENDER World Premiere Cast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

?A Red Orchid Theatre concludes its 2015-2016 season with the world premiere of Sender by Ike Holter, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Featuring Ensemble Member Steve Haggard, the cast of Sender also includes McKenzie Chinn, Mary Williamson and Steven Wilson. Sender will run April 14 - May 29, 2016. The press opening for Sender is April 18, 2016 at 7 p.m. A Red Orchid Theatre is located at 1531 N Wells. (more...)

Photo Flash: Nathan Lane & More in FX's THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORYPhoto Flash: Nathan Lane & More in FX's THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Below, check out character portraits for FX's THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY, a limited series that takes you inside the O.J. Simpson trial with a riveting look at the legal teams battling to convict or acquit the football legend of double homicide. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre to Present FROST/NIXONMaltz Jupiter Theatre to Present FROST/NIXON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

In this presidential election year, nothing is more fitting then to look back at one of the nation's most complicated men ever to have served as leader of the free world. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: New Musicals at 54 Series - Jennifer Ashley Tepper Interviews Hunter Foster and Paul Gordon About SLEEPY HOLLOWBWW Exclusive: New Musicals at 54 Series - Jennifer Ashley Tepper Interviews Hunter Foster and Paul Gordon About SLEEPY HOLLOW
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Feb 2, 2016

New Musicals at 54 is a series produced by Feinstein's/ 54 Below Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Some of the 10 new and diverse musicals by a selection of today's most talented writers have had out-of-town productions, some have had workshops... now's your chance to be first to see them in NYC! Join us at New Musicals at 54 for one-night-only concerts celebrating each new show with songs, behind-the-scenes stories, and all-star casts! (more...)

Compagnie Virginie Brunelle Set for VIDFCompagnie Virginie Brunelle Set for VIDF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) presents Compagnie Virginie Brunelle's primal Foutrement from March 3-5, 2016 at 8pm at Roundhouse Performance Centre. The physically compelling and powerfully emotive work choreographed by Montreal-based company founder Virginie Brunelle follows the tragic love story between three dancers, a man and two women. As desire and temptation intermingle with Doubt and obsession, enslaving the lovers to a bitter game of seduction and betrayal, the trio ultimately falls victim to the weight of love's disillusionment. (more...)

Convercent Announces New Member to Board of Directors Convercent Announces New Member to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

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BWW Review: DREAM CATCHER - An Intense, Spirited War of WordsBWW Review: DREAM CATCHER - An Intense, Spirited War of Words
by Gil Kaan - Feb 2, 2016

The world premiere of playwright Stephen Sach's DREAM CATCHER receives a strong mounting at the Fountain Theatre powered by the intensity of its two strong performers Brian Tichnell and Elizabeth Frances. Cameron Watson ably directs this one continuous eighty-minute confrontation  between Roy and his girlfriend Opal. (more...)

Baba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS to Make U.S. Debut at SoHo PlayhouseBaba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS to Make U.S. Debut at SoHo Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

NYC-based Canadian playwright and 'peer reviewed rapper' Baba Brinkman ('Astonishing and brilliant' - NY Times) is gearing up for the U.S debut of RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS at the SoHo Playhouse in downtown Manhattan, under the direction of Darren Lee Cole, Artistic Director. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE Makes Welcome Return at Ford's TheatreBWW Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE Makes Welcome Return at Ford's Theatre
by Jeffrey Walker - Feb 2, 2016

Memories painful and poignant intermingle through a smoky haze in the sharp and vivid production of Tennessee Williams THE GLASS MENAGERIE now onstage at Ford's Theatre. Painstakingly directed by Mark Ramont, the production boasts a superb cast of actors whose nuanced and detailed performances mine the emotional depths of Williams' early and personal play. (more...)

Santigold Shares New Track; Announces NYC In-StoreSantigold Shares New Track; Announces NYC In-Store
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Santigold (pronounced Sahn-Tee-Gold; Santi like “Monty”, not Santy like “Panty”) has shared the exhilarating single “Banshee” from her forthcoming album 99¢, out on February 26th (more...)

IT Job Growth Continues to Decelerate; Engineering Employment Ticks UpIT Job Growth Continues to Decelerate; Engineering Employment Ticks Up
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at FROST/NIXON at Maltz Jupiter TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at FROST/NIXON at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

 In this presidential election year, nothing is more fitting then to look back at one of the nation's most complicated men ever to have served as leader of the free world. (more...)

The Friday 5: GOOD MONSTERS' Nate EpplerThe Friday 5: GOOD MONSTERS' Nate Eppler
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 12, 2016

Nate Eppler is, arguably, the best playwright now pursuing his art in Nashville - and with his latest work, Good Monsters, opening tomorrow night at TPAC's Andrew Johnson Theatre, he finds himself squarely back in the spotlight. It is, after all, the world premiere production of his newest, perhaps most controversial and provocative, play. (more...)

The Friday 5: CFTA's DREAMGIRLS' Leading LadiesThe Friday 5: CFTA's DREAMGIRLS' Leading Ladies
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 12, 2016

Doubtless, there's a lot of hustling, bustling and what-not going on at Murfreesboro's Center For The Arts today as the company prepares for tonight's premiere of the musical extravaganza Dreamgirls. Directed by 2013 First Night Most Promising Actor Matthew Hayes Hunter (who may or may not answer to the name of "Matt" these days), the grand-scale production features four of the loveliest, most talented and mesmerizing leading ladies to be found on any stage, anywhere: Ra'Shaun Simon (playing Deena Jones), Brianna Booker (Lorell Robinson), Brittany Easley (Michelle Morris) and Robbyn "Vyrgo" Daniel, who plays the clarion-voiced Effie Melody White, the part made famous on Broadway by Jennifer Holliday. (more...)

BWW Review: THE END OF LONGING, Playhouse Theatre, February 9 2016BWW Review: THE END OF LONGING, Playhouse Theatre, February 9 2016
by Laura Jones - Feb 12, 2016

It's been 13 years since Matthew Perry was last in a West End production, and The End of Longing marks his playwriting debut. Currently running at The Playhouse Theatre, it tells the story of four friends in their late 30s living in LA, whose lives become entwined after meeting at a bar. (more...)

Politician and Oscar Winner Glenda Jackson to Gender-Bend as KING LEAR at the Old VicPolitician and Oscar Winner Glenda Jackson to Gender-Bend as KING LEAR at the Old Vic
by Jessica Khan - Feb 11, 2016

79-year-old politician and Oscar-winning actress Glenda Jackson is 'excited' to return to the stage in the title role of KING LEAR at the Old Vic this autumn. The Daily Mail reports that Jackson, after stepping down from her time in the government last May, will be working with director Deborah Warner starting with rehearsals in August. (more...)

BWW Review: BACK THE NIGHT Clouded by DoubtBWW Review: BACK THE NIGHT Clouded by Doubt
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 11, 2016

Boston Playwrights' Theatre mounts BACK THE NIGHT, Melinda Lopez's new play that explores violence against women on a college campus. When a feminist blogger is attacked, there are plenty of aspersions to go around as her enemies list is a long one. Her best friend, fraternity brothers, college officials, and even a U.S. Senator are caught up in the maelstrom when Doubts surface as the investigation seeks truth. (more...)

Deru Coming to BRIC, 3/26Deru Coming to BRIC, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

BRIC is pleased to welcome Emmy Award-winning composer, sound designer and producer Deru to BRIC House, where he will be performing 1979 on Saturday, March 26. 1979 is a concept album and sculptural object, featuring nine songs performed live by Deru and accompanied by nine short films by video artist Anthony Ciannamea that are housed in a customized handheld video projector creating a truly immersive visual and aural experience specifically adapted for the stage. (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo, Isaiah Johnson Discuss The Healing Experience of THE COLOR PURPLEVIDEO: Cynthia Erivo, Isaiah Johnson Discuss The Healing Experience of THE COLOR PURPLE
by Michael Dale - Feb 10, 2016

The actors are joined by composer/lyricist Brenda Russell and producer Scott Sanders in a discussion moderated by activist writer Michaela Angela Davis. (more...)

Gwen Stefani Teases New Album Tracklist & TitleGwen Stefani Teases New Album Tracklist & Title
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Billboard.com reports that Gwen Stefani has announced a new solo album, complete with track list and album title, This is What the Truth Feels Like. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2016: SWING Superbly Recreates The Big Band EraBWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2016: SWING Superbly Recreates The Big Band Era
by Barry Lenny - Feb 10, 2016

Two hours of some of the greatest dance music ever written, played brilliantly. (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza and Kelsey 'Stick it to Achilles,' & More, on YOUNGERBWW Recap: Liza and Kelsey 'Stick it to Achilles,' & More, on YOUNGER
by Matt Smith - Feb 10, 2016

Hey, YOUNGER fans! Let's waste no time with an intro this week — we all know Kelsey, and her imprint, are in hot water after Jade's big reveal. So, let's get right to it!  (more...)

TheatreWorks' 47th Season to Feature American, World PremieresTheatreWorks' 47th Season to Feature American, World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley unveil the line-up for the company's 47th season. (more...)

BWW Review: John Patrick Shanley Recalls His Rebellious Youth in PRODIGAL SONBWW Review: John Patrick Shanley Recalls His Rebellious Youth in PRODIGAL SON
by Michael Dale - Feb 10, 2016

Shanley calls his newest the third play in a trilogy that basically makes up his autobiography. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Robert Sean Leonard, Timothee Chalamet & More Celebrate Opening Night of MTC's PRODIGAL SONPhoto Coverage: Robert Sean Leonard, Timothee Chalamet & More Celebrate Opening Night of MTC's PRODIGAL SON
by Walter McBride - Feb 10, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley(Doubt, Outside Mullingar). PRODIGAL SON opened just last night, February 9, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

BWW Review: Chabrier's EDUCATION Makes for a Charming but 'Incomplete' Evening from Opera LafayetteBWW Review: Chabrier's EDUCATION Makes for a Charming but 'Incomplete' Evening from Opera Lafayette
by Richard Sasanow - Feb 10, 2016

There's a great Scottish word that came to mind while I was watching Emmanuel Chabrier's one-act French operetta, UNE EDUCATION MANQUEE (AN INCOMPLETE EDUCATION), this past weekend by Washington, DC's Opera Lafayette at the French Institute-Alliance Francaise in New York. It's “twee,” which roughly translates as “affectedly dainty” or “quaint.” The French don't seem to have An equivalent; the closest I could come up with is “mignon,” which means as “cute” and doesn't quite fit the bill for this slight-yet-charming piece of Gallic fluff. (more...)

NBC Renews LAW & ORDER: SVU & CHICAGO MED; Dick Wolf Signs New Overall DealNBC Renews LAW & ORDER: SVU & CHICAGO MED; Dick Wolf Signs New Overall Deal
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

 Iconic television creator/producer Dick Wolf has signed a new overall deal with NBCUniversal that extends his relationship with the network through 2020. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, WEST SIDE STORY and More Among 2016 Helen Hayes Award Nominees; Full List!DEAR EVAN HANSEN, WEST SIDE STORY and More Among 2016 Helen Hayes Award Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Tonight, before a gathering of theatre artists and patrons, theatreWashington announced the nominees for the 2016 Helen Hayes Awards, drawn from 202 eligible productions presented in the 2015 calendar year. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

BWW Review: MURDER Afoot with Mercury's Charming SHERLOCK HOLMESBWW Review: MURDER Afoot with Mercury's Charming SHERLOCK HOLMES
by Patrick O'Brien - Feb 1, 2016

By jove, Mercury Theater cracks the case in adapting a Sherlock Holmes musical! (more...)

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