BWW Review: GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST at TheatreworksBWW Review: GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST at Theatreworks
by Christi Esterle - May 2, 2016

I admit it, melodrama is something of a guilty pleasure of mine. I don't mean 'melodrama' in the way you're thinking, with audiences booing and hissing the mustache-twirling villain as he ties some dewy blonde to the railroad tracks. I mean stories where everything-the characters, the situations, the emotions-are larger than life. It's one of the reasons I enjoy musicals so much; after all, what could be more melodramatic than singing out your feelings at the top of your lungs? (more...)

BWW Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, a Breathtakingly Emotional And Daring Original MusicalBWW Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, a Breathtakingly Emotional And Daring Original Musical
by Michael Dale - May 2, 2016

Composer/lyricists Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and bookwriter Steven Levenson's tale of social anxiety and social media. (more...)

Paramount Theatre to Host An Afternoon with Priscilla Presley, 8/21Paramount Theatre to Host An Afternoon with Priscilla Presley, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

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Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/2/16Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/2/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 2, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

2016 Keir Choreographic Award Finalists Are Announced!2016 Keir Choreographic Award Finalists Are Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The four finalists for the 2016 Keir Choreographic Award (KCA), Australia's first major choreographic award, were announced on Saturday night at the KCA Closing Ceremony at Melbourne's Dancehouse. KCA celebrates the vibrancy of Australian choreography and expands the debate around contemporary choreographic practice. (more...)

ESPN Films 30 for 30 Documentary Series to Debut BELIEVELAND, 5/14ESPN Films 30 for 30 Documentary Series to Debut BELIEVELAND, 5/14
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2016

ESPN Films' award-winning 30 for 30 series will continue on Saturday, May 14, with “Believeland” at 9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. (more...)

BWW Review: Award winning JERUSALEM Misses the Mark at EnsembleBWW Review: Award winning JERUSALEM Misses the Mark at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - May 2, 2016

If you go to see JERUSALEM, now on stage at Ensemble Theatre, don't expect it to be about people living in the Israeli city of that name, or of the 2013 film of the same name concerning a group of messianic pilgrims abandoning their native Sweden to emigrate to Palestine. (more...)

Central Queens Academy to Honor FRESH OFF THE BOAT's Hudson YangCentral Queens Academy to Honor FRESH OFF THE BOAT's Hudson Yang
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Central Queens Academy Charter School (CQA) - a public, tuition-free, college-preparatory school serving underserved students in one of New York City's most diverse neighborhoods - will honor Fresh Off the Boat star Hudson Yang, The Wall Street Journal columnist Jeff Yang, and distinguished real estate attorney Bruce D. Saber at its first-ever Spring Gala on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. (more...)

8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Held Tonight8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Held Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters present the 8th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition tonight, May 2nd, at 7 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). (more...)

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for CU-Boulder Department of Theatre & Dance's 2016-17 SeasonTHE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for CU-Boulder Department of Theatre & Dance's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

From an all-female production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" to a weekend Hip-Hop showcase to the classic "Rocky Horror Show" musical, the 2016-17 season at the University of Colorado's Department of Theatre & Dance promises fun, thought-provoking entertainment for audiences of all ages and tastes. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SUPERHERO AND HIS CHARMING WIFE Told Via Emotionally Expressive PhysicalityBWW Review: THE SUPERHERO AND HIS CHARMING WIFE Told Via Emotionally Expressive Physicality
by Shari Barrett - May 1, 2016

The premiere of THE SUPERHERO AND HIS CHARMING WIFE as presented by Not Man Apart, the amazing Physical Theatre Ensemble, was born from a dream in which heroes, villains, witches and a changing wife fill the stage with incredible athletic movement performed by a cast of ten. As are most Dreams, it is an absurd and deeply philosophical hero story dramatized in the world of the graphic novel, an entertaining wild journey into our fear of the unknown told through emotionally expressive physicality.. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kellie Pickler Talks Idol, Reality Series & Broadway DreamsBWW Interview: Kellie Pickler Talks Idol, Reality Series & Broadway Dreams
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 30, 2016

Today, Pickler speaks exclusively with BWW about her recent appearance on the Series Finale of AMERICAN IDOL, her recent partnership with Flonase Allergy Relief and her dream of one day starring in a Broadway musical! (more...)

Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE Wins $10,000 MARFIELD PRIZE National Award for Arts WritingMichael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE Wins $10,000 MARFIELD PRIZE National Award for Arts Writing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

The Arts Club of Washington has just announced that the winner of the tenth annual Marfield Prize, the National Award for Arts Writing, is Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway by Michael Riedel. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: YAGP 2016 Was Better Than Ever at 'Ensuring the Future of Dance'BWW Dance Review: YAGP 2016 Was Better Than Ever at 'Ensuring the Future of Dance'
by Sondra Forsyth - Apr 30, 2016

The 2016 season of Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) culminated during three days in April at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). On April 27th, the Final Round of this celebrated international competition proved to be a heartening display of youthful promise. Then on April 28th and 29th, the "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" Gala featured the 2016 YAGP finalists along with a roster of top-flight professionals. Several of the pros are former YAGP alumni, which validates YAGP's motto: "Ensuring the Future of Dance". (more...)

HELL'S KITCHEN Crowns Season 15 Winner!HELL'S KITCHEN Crowns Season 15 Winner!
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

The 15th season of HELL'S KITCHEN came to an exciting end as host and Head Chef Gordon Ramsay announced Ariel Malone the winner during last night's season finale on FOX. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience's THE FATHER and A DOLL'S HOUSE Begin Previews This MayTheatre for a New Audience's THE FATHER and A DOLL'S HOUSE Begin Previews This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Previews begin Sunday, May 1, at 7:30pm for Theatre for a New Audience's production of August Strindberg's The Father in a new version by Scottish author David Greig commissioned by Theatre for a New Audience and Tuesday, May 10, at 7:30pm for A Doll's House in an adaptation by Thornton Wilder not seen in New York since its Broadway premiere in 1937.  The plays, both directed by Arin Arbus, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre for a New Audience, feature Maggie Lacey as Nora in A Doll's House and as Laura in The Father and John Douglas Thompson as Thorwald in A Doll's House and the Captain in The Father. (more...)

International College Counselors Weighs in on AP Courses: What, Why...International College Counselors Weighs in on AP Courses: What, Why...
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

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2nd ANNUAL MAMMOTH LAKES FILM FESTIVAL Announces Lineup2nd ANNUAL MAMMOTH LAKES FILM FESTIVAL Announces Lineup
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, set in the majestic setting of Mammoth Lakes, California, has announced its line-up of screenings and events for the festival's second edition. (more...)

World War II Letters Reveal Unique Insights in BookWorld War II Letters Reveal Unique Insights in Book
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Imagine being an 18-year-old off at war. Now picture yourself at that age as a Merchant Marine Corps sailor during the height of World War II. For Frank B. Bradshaw Jr., that was reality, and now others can live it alongside him through the release of his personal letters. (more...)

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Sets New Stops; Director, Original Broadway Creatives Join TeamRENT 20th Anniversary Tour Sets New Stops; Director, Original Broadway Creatives Join Team
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The producers of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour announced additional details regarding the creative team and tour route. (more...)

Toronto's MATILDA Now on Sale Into OctoberToronto's MATILDA Now on Sale Into October
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Due to popular demand, David Mirvish has announced that the Canadian premiere production of The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL has extended its run through October 16, 2016.  (more...)

Latitude Festival Announces Dance and Theatre Lineup - Sadler's Wells, National Youth Dance Company and More; July 14Latitude Festival Announces Dance and Theatre Lineup - Sadler's Wells, National Youth Dance Company and More; July 14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Latitude Festival today announces additional music, dance and theatre names for this year's event which takes place from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2016 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. (more...)

Nashville Ballet's Christopher Stuart Receives Fellowship Initiative Grant from New York Choreographic InstituteNashville Ballet's Christopher Stuart Receives Fellowship Initiative Grant from New York Choreographic Institute
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Nashville Ballet has been awarded a Fellowship Initiative grant from the New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of New York City Ballet, to support the development of new choreography in a studio setting. The choreographer will be Christopher Stuart. (more...)

Stars from HAMILTON, COLOR PURPLE Join Performers4Peace Benefit; Forest Whitaker to Host!Stars from HAMILTON, COLOR PURPLE Join Performers4Peace Benefit; Forest Whitaker to Host!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Untitled Theatricals announced today that Academy Award, Golden Globe Award & BAFTA winner and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace & Reconciliation, Forest Whitaker (Broadway's Hughie) will host the Performers4Peace benefit concert Monday, May 9, 2016 at 8pm at 42West (514 West 42nd Street www.42west.com), featuring performances by Broadway artists to support the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative's work in peace and community building. (more...)

Critic's Choice: Rumor-Mongering and Pageant-Hopping in NashvilleCritic's Choice: Rumor-Mongering and Pageant-Hopping in Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 29, 2016

They're dishing up some tasty Rumors at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre - along with the bountiful buffet of Southern delicacies - while at Donelson's The Larry Keeton Theatre, the last two performances of Beth Henley's The Miss Firecracker Contest are served up this weekend, and the national touring company of Mamma Mia! winds up its weeklong stand at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall. And the intrepid Nashville Repertory Theatre Professional Interns present their very own production of Gruesome Playground Injuries. (more...)

Nashville Ballet's Christopher Stuart Wins NYCI GrantNashville Ballet's Christopher Stuart Wins NYCI Grant
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 29, 2016

Nashville Ballet and company principal/choreographer Christopher Stuart have been awarded a Fellowship Initiative grant from the New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of New York City Ballet, to support the development of new choreography in a studio setting. (more...)

New York Musical Festival Adds New Productions, Readings & More to 2016 SlateNew York Musical Festival Adds New Productions, Readings & More to 2016 Slate
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, announced today additional productions and special events for NYMF 2016. THE GOLD, SINGLE, CAMP ROLLING HILLS, LUDO'S BROKEN BRIDE, ARTEMIS IN THE PARKING LOT, CRUDE, and MOLLY MURPHY & NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON ON OUR LAST DAY ON EARTHjoin the previously announced new musicals that will be presented at the 2016 New York Musical Festival from July 11 through August 7 in various venues in Midtown Manhattan. In addition, NYMF is proud to announce additional concerts and special events for the 2016 Festival. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 5/2 - 5/8 on NBCScoop: TODAY 5/2 - 5/8 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 5/2 - 5/8, airing on NBC (more...)

MWA Announces the 2016 Edgar Award WinnersMWA Announces the 2016 Edgar Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2015. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 70th Gala Banquet, April 28, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.  (more...)

Performances from TUCK EVERLASTING, WAITRESS, SHE LOVES ME & More Set for NBC's 'Today'Performances from TUCK EVERLASTING, WAITRESS, SHE LOVES ME & More Set for NBC's 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

NBC's TODAY show will hit the Great White Way next week! First up, Today's Al Roker goes behind the scenes of the smash hit musical HAMILTON on Monday, May 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Celebrates Opening Night with Christina Bianco and MorePhoto Flash: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Celebrates Opening Night with Christina Bianco and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The Marvelous Wonderettes are back! The long-running Off-Broadway hit musical celebrated its opening night at New York's Theatre Row last night, April 28th. The show, featuring such classic fifties and sixties hits as 'Lollipop,' 'Dream Lover,' 'Stupid Cupid,' 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,' and 'It's My Party,' stars Christina Bianco as Missy, Kathy Brier as Suzy, Jenna Leigh Green as Cindy Lou, and Sally Schwab as Betty Jean. Laura Woyasz also stars as the 'Wonderstudy'. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

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Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2016 Edgar Award WinnersMystery Writers of America Announces the 2016 Edgar Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Trekkie Monster Debuts the New AVENUE Q Taxi!Photo Coverage: Trekkie Monster Debuts the New AVENUE Q Taxi!
by Walter McBride - Apr 29, 2016

You might be seeing a little bit more of AVENUE Q on the streets of New York City- that's because the show will appear on some NYC taxis this spring. Trekkie Monster just celebrated with a ride in his own cap and you can catch photos below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Tributes RENT's 20th Anniversary with Backstage 'Seasons of Love'STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Tributes RENT's 20th Anniversary with Backstage 'Seasons of Love'
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2016

HAMILTON's Javier Munoz posted a video today in tribute to RENT's 20th anniversary, featuring the cast of the blockbuster musical singing 'Seasons of Love' backstage. Check it out below! (more...)

National Federation of the Blind Condemns Delay of Web Accessibility RegulationsNational Federation of the Blind Condemns Delay of Web Accessibility Regulations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

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Winthrop Playmakers to Stage GYPSY in JuneWinthrop Playmakers to Stage GYPSY in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Winthrop Playmakers are thrilled to announce their upcoming production of the beloved musical Gypsy, opening June 18 at Memorial Hall at 151 Pauline Street in Winthrop. With a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jules Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, Gypsy has been hailed as one of the greatest musicals ever written by The New York Times. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Host Terence Davies Retrospective, 5/7-22Museum of the Moving Image to Host Terence Davies Retrospective, 5/7-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Over the last four decades, the British filmmaker Terence Davies has produced a deeply personal body of work that explores the longing inspired by movie fantasy and the intermingling of memory and history. Coinciding with the U.S. theatrical release of his latest film, Sunset Song, based on the classic Scottish novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbons, about a farming family caught in the aftermath of World War I, Museum of the Moving Image will present a complete retrospective, to date, of the films of Terence Davies from May 7 through 22, 2016. Davies will appear in person at the Museum on two occasions: on May 8 with The Long Day Closes and on May 10 with a preview screening of Sunset Song, accompanied by the film's star Agyness Deyn. (more...)

Party Like It's 1985 with THE WEDDING SINGER at North Raleigh Arts and Creative TheatreParty Like It's 1985 with THE WEDDING SINGER at North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Bright Colors. Big Hair. Bigger Hearts! North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre is proud to rewind to the 1980s with their final production of the 2015-2016 season, THE WEDDING SINGER: THE MUSICAL, which runs May 27th-June 12th, 2016. (more...)

LISTEN: Blink-182 Releases New Single 'Bored to Death'LISTEN: Blink-182 Releases New Single 'Bored to Death'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Blink-182, the punk pop favorites of a generation, are back with their highly anticipated seventh studio album, California, set for release July 1, 2016 on BMG. (more...)

Tracy McDowell, Darius Anthony Harper & Justin Mortelliti Star in BURLESQUE DREAMS at 42West TonightTracy McDowell, Darius Anthony Harper & Justin Mortelliti Star in BURLESQUE DREAMS at 42West Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Rock N' Roll Debauchery in association Jonathan Stevens present 'Burlesque Dreams' Tonight (Thursday April 28th) at the new 42West. (more...)

BWW Review: HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES a Confusing Madcap DramaBWW Review: HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES a Confusing Madcap Drama
by Teresa Budasi - Apr 28, 2016

THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES is a mixed bag of tone and theme. It is comedy, tragedy, drama, slapstick and farce and then ends in a dark, dark place. Its themes -- The American Dream, mental illness, religion, loneliness, violence and betrayal -- are played out to varying levels of hysteria, which makes for a bewildering night at the theater. (more...)

REDHEADED COFFEESHOP GIRL to Tour UK, Canada This SummerREDHEADED COFFEESHOP GIRL to Tour UK, Canada This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Rebecca Perry Productions is pleased to announce that both its original hit show CONFESSIONS OF A REDHEADED COFFEESHOP GIRL ('Confessions') and its standalone follow-up show ADVENTURES OF A REDHEADED COFFESHOP GIRL ('Adventures') will be touring this summer and fall. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Actress Stars in Jimkata's 'Jumping Out of Airplanes' VideoSTAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Actress Stars in Jimkata's 'Jumping Out of Airplanes' Video
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2016

Upstate NY electro-rock trio Jimkata have premiered 'Jumping Out of Airplanes' exclusively with Popwrapped. The captivating visual stars Hamilton actress Carleigh Bettiol and is featured on the band's fourth LP In Motion released in February. Click below to watch the music video! (more...)

Shall we date?: Love Tangle+ Is Available on FacebookShall we date?: Love Tangle+ Is Available on Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Pride Films and Plays to Present Workshop of New Musical A HISTORY OF SUMMERPride Films and Plays to Present Workshop of New Musical A HISTORY OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Pride Films and Plays presents a special workshop of the gorgeous new musical A HISTORY OF SUMMER, with music and lyrics by Jonathan Monro and book by Adam Mathias. (more...)

The Dark Side of the Music Industry Reveals Itself on Sunday's EL VATO on NBC UniversoThe Dark Side of the Music Industry Reveals Itself on Sunday's EL VATO on NBC Universo
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern entertainment and sports cable channel premieres the third episode of its original scripted series, EL VATO this Sunday, May 1st at 10PM ET/9C. Last week, El Vato and his friends crashed music mogul, Lolo's, party in hopes of landing another record deal. (more...)

Beyonce's 'Formation World Tour' Kicks Off in MiamiBeyonce's 'Formation World Tour' Kicks Off in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Billboard.com reports that Beyonce officially kicked off the 'Formation World Tour' in Miami. (more...)

Best-selling Author Justin Cronin to Complete 'Passage' Trilogy With THE CITY OF MIRRORS, 5/24Best-selling Author Justin Cronin to Complete 'Passage' Trilogy With THE CITY OF MIRRORS, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

New York Times Best-selling author, Justin Cronin, will conclude the Passage trilogy with THE CITY OF MIRRORS, set for release on May 24. (more...)

The Olate Dogs Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/5The Olate Dogs Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Blue Buffalo Company presents the 2012 Winners of America's Got Talent, The Olate Dogs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. (more...)

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