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Rooftop Films Announces Lineup for 20th Annual Summer Series
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

When Rooftop Films began 20 summers ago on the roof of a tenement building in the Lower East Side it was a single evening of short films. 19 years later the organization has grown tremendously- hosting over 50 extraordinary events every summer, with live music and after-parties all across NYC- but they still strive to champion emerging in the short film community, and still believe that the medium is ripe for experimentation and opportunity. This season, Rooftop Films will present over 130 short films in over 13 programs, each curated with complementary and riveting themes. (more...)

Deaf West Theatre Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for SPRING AWAKENING Tony Awards Performance!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Deaf West Theatre, whose acclaimed production of Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik's Spring Awakening was nominated for three 2016 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, has announced a crowd funding campaign to support the cost of rehearsing and performing on the 2016 Tony Awards, which are broadcast live on CBS on Sunday, June 12 from 8:00-11:00pm EST. (more...)

Theatre Raleigh to Present ALL MY SONS, 6/8-19
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

All My Sons established Arthur Miller as a leading voice in the American theater.   During World War II, industrialist Joe Keller commits a crime and frames his business partner Herbert Deever but years later his sin comes back to haunt him when Joe's son plans to marry Deever's daughter. Come see Theatre Raleigh's electric production in the intimate setting of Kennedy Theatre from June 8-19.   (more...)

Slim Chickens Opens Seventh Restaurant in Sooner State
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

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BWW Review: A SONG AT TWILIGHT at STNJ is Brilliant
by Marina Kennedy - May 20, 2016

See 'A Song at Twilight' now at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison through May 29th. Directed by Paul Mullins, this brilliant production kicks off the 2016 season. (more...)

West End's SUNNY AFTERNOON Now Booking Into October 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Due to public demand, the multi-Olivier award-winning hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON has announced another extension to its West End run, until 29 October 2016. The extension will take the show's West End run past the two year mark. (more...)

Hershey Felder Set for George Gershwin Event at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Jewish Museum will present WISH YOU WERE HERE: GEORGE GERSHWIN on Tuesday, May 31 at 6:30pm. Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs, will speak with 'George Gershwin' as portrayed by pianist and playwright Hershey Felder. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's A SONG AT TWILIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 54th season kicks off in high style with Noel Coward's final and semi-autobiographical play, A SONG AT TWILIGHT. Performances began May 11 and continue through May 29 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Coal Mine Theatre to Present KILLER JOE, 4/3-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Coal Mine Theatre presents the Toronto premiere of the in-your-face balls-to-the-wall black comedy, KILLER JOE, written by American playwright Tracy Letts and directed by Peter Pasyk (13/14 Urjo Kareda  Artist-in-Residence), from April 3-24, 2016 at the Coal Mine Theatre. (more...)

The Trial Begins... Meet the Full Cast of THE CRUCIBLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 31, 2016

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, opens tonight, March 31, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48 Street. Scroll down to learn more about the full company! (more...)

Second Thought Theatre to Stage THE GREAT GOD PAN This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Second Thought Theatre follows acclaimed production of Martyr with THE GREAT GOD PAN as the second show of its 2016 season. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Ian McKellen & Anthony Hopkins Star in THE DRESSER, Premiering 5/30 on Starz
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Starz today announced Richard Eyre's adaptation of Ronald Harwood's critically acclaimed play THE DRESSER, starring Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins, will premiere on STARZ on Monday, May 30th at 9 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Edmond Woman Releases First Book
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

A wife, mother and businesswoman, Judith Ingalsbe has endured more heartache in over a decade than most people ever experience. Judith's grandmother, mother and veteran father all had Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain's nerve cells, or neurons, resulting in loss of memory, thinking and language skills, and behavioral changes. (more...)

Theatre Clwyd Announce All-Welsh Cast of CYRANO DE BERGERAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Theatr Clwyd Artistic Director Tamara Harvey today announces the full casting for Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac which also features new Welsh poetry from Twm Morys. Steffan Rhodri leads the all-Welsh company in the role of Cyrano, with Sara Lloyd-Gregory as Roxanne and Marc Rhys as Christian, alongside Wayne Cater, Steven Elliott, Victoria John, Rhys Parry Jones, Daniel Llewelyn-Williams, Gwawr Loader, Sion Pritchard, Aled Pugh, Simon Holland Roberts and Dafydd Llyr Thomas. (more...)

'Don't Monkey' with Patti LuPone's New Show at Symphony Space This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Patti LuPone is bringing her no-nonsense Broadway swagger to the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre this spring in a new show titled, DON'T MONKEY WITH BROADWAY, as part of Symphony Space's 'Project B-Way/95' series. (more...)

Violinist Netanel Draiblate to Perform at Museum of Jewish Heritage, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Hailed as "an extremely gifted," renowned Israeli violinist Netanel Draiblate will appear at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, on Wednesday, April 6 at 7pm. The (more...)

THE VOICE Wraps Blind Auditions
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

ast night, coaches from NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice” completed selection of their 12-member teams and now advance to the Battle Rounds phase of the competition. (more...)

Timothy Olyphant Stars in HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, Opening Tonight at Atlantic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kelli O'Hara Talks About the Importance of Theatre to Children for THEATRE IN OUR SCHOOLS
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2016

Theatre In Our Schools (TIOS) is a celebration of theatre in our schools and schools in our theatres. Sponsored by the American Alliance for Theatre & Education (AATE) and the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA), the goals of TIOS are to raise public awareness of the impact of theatre education and draw attention to the need for more access to quality programs in and out of school for all students. While TIOS presentations and advocacy may happen anytime in schools, theatres, and other public spaces, AATE and EdTA will recognize and promote March as the official Theatre In Our Schools month. (more...)

New, Swashbuckling Adaptation of CYRANO to Play TheatreWorks This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2015/2016 season with the Regional Premiere of the dazzling romance, CYRANO, a new sprightly adaptation by Michael Hollinger (Opus) and Aaron Posner (My Name is Asher Lev, The Chosen) of Edmond Rostand's classic Cyrano de Bergerac. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jenny Sullivan of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Mar 1, 2016

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance was originally a short story penned in 1953 by Dorothy M. Johnson (1905 - 1984), who wrote numerous articles and stories with Western themes. In 1962, Valance was adapted for motion pictures in a blockbuster film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne, James Stewart, and Lee Marvin, in the title role of the sadistic gunslinger who is taken on by Stewart, who portrayed a tenderfoot attorney new to the dusty town of Shinbone. Jethro Compton's new stage play is based on the short story instead of the movie, getting its start in England in 2014. The Rubicon Theatre Company's new production marks the play's American debut, starring Gregory Harrison in the role of Bert Barricune, the equivalent of John Wayne's Tom Doniphon in the film. Reviews of the play have called it 'gripping drama' and 'consistently absorbing.' We spoke with Jenny Sullivan, who is directing Rubicon's production and she talked about the process of presenting a subject that has become much more famous through the film adaptation than for the original story. (more...)

Resonance Ensemble's CYRANO DE BERGERAC and BURNING Open This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Celebrating classic plays and the new works they inspire, Resonance Ensemble (Eric Parness, Artistic Director; Rachel Reiner, Managing Director) is proud to open their 11th season this weekend at the Theatre at St. Clements, with Cyrano de Bergerac and the world premiere of Burning in rep. (more...)

Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara Named Theatre in Our Schools Spokesperson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

The Educational Theatre Association and the American Alliance for Theatre & Education (AATE) are pleased to announce that Kelli O'Hara is national spokesperson for the Theatre in Our Schools (TIOS) Campaign. Jointly sponsored by the two organizations, TIOS is a program to raise public awareness of the value of theatre education and draw attention to the need for more access to quality programs for all students. (more...)

March is THEATRE IN OUR SCHOOLS Month- Kelli O'Hara Supports the Cause in New PSA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Conventional wisdom accepts that Star Wars and the Super Bowl attract an audience of millions. What's less well known is that about 50 million people attend one of more than 37,000 school theatre performances annually in the United States. (more...)

Artistic New Directions Presents AN ECLECTIC EVENING OF SHORTS IX: BOXERS & BRIEFS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2016

Artistic New Directions Presents AN ECLECTIC EVENING OF SHORTS IX: BOXERS & BRIEFS. Check out the full listing below! (more...)

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Extends Final Production AMERICAN BUFFALO by Two Weeks; Welcomes New 'Bobby'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Due to popular demand, Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.'s sell-out production of AMERICAN BUFFALO will add two additional weeks of performances, extending through March 20, 2016. The company is also pleased to announce actor Spenser Davis will join the cast in the role of Bobby beginning March 10, 2016.   (more...)

DON'T MISS: Cyrano de Bergerac Leads This Week's Top 10 New London Shows, February 22 2016
by Marianka Swain - Feb 22, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From an all-female reimagining of a classic tale to a late, great Shakespeare, here are some of this week's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, and if you need more ticket-booking inspiration, here is last week's round-up. (more...)

Tony Winner Patti LuPone to Join San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Today, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director, announced its spring fundraising event at the home of Ann & Gordon Getty in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., featuring two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone, and honoring composer Jake Heggie with a Champion Award. (more...)

Crank Software Brings a New Level of Sophistication to Embedded UI Development with Storyboard Suite 4.2 at Embedded World 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2016

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The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, named "Company of the Year" in 2014 by the Wall Street Journal which also described the Theatre as "one of America's half-dozen leading classical repertory companies,"proudly announces an ambitious 2016 Season of classic treasures and exceptional new work inspired by historic events and historic figures.  Featuring works by Shakespeare, Noel Coward, Eugene Ionesco, Lolita Chakrabarti, Dylan Thomas, along with a trio of writers in Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield, the Theatre's line-up demonstrates an unwavering dedication to classic tales that inspire our present lives as well as future visions of the world. (more...)

Lady Gaga & Marlee Matlin to Perform National Anthem at the Super Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

/LADY GAGA will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl 50 pregame festivities at Levi's Stadium in the San Francisco Bay Area on Sunday, February 7, the NFL and CBS announced today. The performance will be televised live on CBS prior to kickoff. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Stephanie Block and More Set for PARADE Event at Museum of Jewish Heritage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

The creative team behind the Tony Award-winning PARADE, the much adored musical based on the trial of Leo Frank, discusses how history can inspire art. Accompanied by an ensemble of six performers and nine musicians, "An Evening on PARADE" will be on Monday, March 7, 7 P.M., at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. (more...)

ALEC BALDWIN'S LOVE RIDE Among truTV's New & Returning Spring Programming
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

truTV, a division of Turner, unveiled premiere dates for its upcoming spring lineup, including the return of hit hidden-camera comedy series The Carbonaro Effect (March 23) and the humorous and practical life-hack series Hack My Life (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Stage American Classic WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Stark Naked Theatre presents the classic, yet ever-relevant dark comedy Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? by Edward Albee.  (more...)

Theater at Monmouth's 47th Season to Include HENRY V, THE ILLUSION & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

?For 2016 Theater at Monmouth invites you to unleash your inner Francophile for their Vive la France season! What do an unproven king, a swordsman with an astonishing nose, four pairs of lovers running amuck, and two meddling fathers with wayward children have in common? They are all part of TAM's 47th Vive la France season featuring plays that simmer, sizzle, and surprise. (more...)

Photo Flash: Resonance Ensemble Celebrates Opening of CYRANO DE BERGERAC and BURNING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Celebrating classic plays and the new works they inspire, Resonance Ensemble is proud to open its 11th season this weekend at the Theatre at St. Clements, with CYRANO DE BERGERAC and the world premiere of BURNING in rep. The productions officially opened on Sunday, February 7, and Monday, February 8, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. Closes Final Season with AMERICAN BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. closes its 30th and final season with David Mamet's gripping and often hilarious drama AMERICAN BUFFALO, directed by Carlo Lorenzo Garcia, playing January 28 - March 6, 2016 at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan Rd. in Chicago. (more...)

NYTF to Remount THE GOLDEN BRIDE Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

One of the most acclaimed musicals of 2015 returns for a limited engagement. Beginning July 4th, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] presents an encore of the first Off-Broadway revival of the lost Yiddish-American hit operetta THE GOLDEN BRIDE (Di Goldene Kale).  (more...)

LETTERS TO SALA, Starring Original Off-Broadway Cast, Set for Museum of Jewish Heritage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

LETTERS TO SALA, Arlene Hutton's stirring drama about a New York family coming to grips with the sudden disclosure of its matriarch's hidden Holocaust past will have two concert performances on May 15 at 12 P.M. and 3:30 P.M. at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. (more...)

VIDEO TOUR: Explore Central Park's Shakespeare Garden on Its 100th Anniversary
by Michael Dale - Apr 27, 2016

Shakespeare in Central Park originally meant this four-acre landscape dedicated to the famed English playwright. (more...)

ESPN Reveals Final High School Basketball Rankings for ESPN 100
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

ESPN released the final rankings for the class of 2016 with Duke commit Harry Giles remaining No.1 overall in the ESPN 100, while Kansas commit Josh Jackson jumps to the No. 2 spot. (more...)

BWW Review: Crown City Theatre Revives THE FANTASTICKS
by Don Grigware - Apr 25, 2016

The longest running musical in the world The Fantasticks is always at its best when produced and performed with simplicity. When I first saw it in New York in the 60s, it was performed in a cabaret space against a brick wall, with the suspension of a paper moon above. You can't get much simpler than that. In their revival Crown City Theatre keep it simple with minimal blocking from director Lisaun Whittingham and boasting a fine cast... (more...)

Folger Theatre to Close 2015-16 Season with Aaron Posner's DISTRICT MERCHANTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Concluding its highly successful 2015/16 season, Folger Theatre stages the world premiere of District Merchants, a variation of Shakespeare's play, The Merchant of Venice. Commissioned by Folger Theatre as part of the 2016 celebration of 400 years of Shakespeare and in tandem with the Folger exhibition America's Shakespeare, playwright Aaron Posner sets this new exploration of class and difference in our own political place of power, Washington, D.C., just after the Civil War. (more...)

2016 Clay & Wattles Theater Company Season Set to Open at The Gary The Olivia Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2016

The 2016 Clay & Wattles Theater Company opens with the Tony-award winning play 'Act One,' by James Lapine, presented for the first time in Connecticut. The inspirational story is based on the autobiography of the same name by the American theater icon, Moss Hart. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A24's THE ADDERALL DIARIES, Now Playing in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2016

Based on the bestselling memoir by Stephen Elliott, The Adderall Diaries is the gripping and complex story of how an author's fascination with a high-profile murder case leads him to come to terms with his troubled past while embarking on a potentially life-changing romance in the present. THE ADDERALL DIARIES opened yesterday, April 22nd, in Houston at Studio 30 Theatres, Gulf Pointe 30 Theatres, Willowbrook 24 Theatres, and First Colony 24 Theatres. Check out stills from the movie below! (more...)

STNJ to Open 54th Season with A SONG AT TWILIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 54th season kicks off in high style with Noel Coward's final and semi-autobiographical play, A Song At Twilight.  (more...)

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with C.'s Bradley Greenwald
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Apr 15, 2016

The new triple threat may just be actor - singer- playwright. Bradley Greenwald is well known for acting and singing on stage, and now may be just as well known for his writing abilities. (more...)

John Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.   (more...)

Brave New World Rep to Premiere Charles L. Mee's THE IMMORTALS in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Brooklyn's acclaimed Brave New World Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of THE IMMORTALS, a trilogy of one-act plays by legendary Brooklyn playwright Charles L. Mee, presented over three weeks, May 11-26 at Glasshouse, a unique art/performance space in Williamsburg, including five free performances open to the public. (more...)

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