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by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

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BWW Review: THE WHITE SNAKE at Center Stage's Renovated Head Theatre is a Delight
by Charles Shubow - Mar 8, 2017

This is an auspicious beginning of a new era and grand reopening after a $28 million renovation. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Announces 2017 DREKFEST, National Contest for the Worst Ten-Minute Play
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Stage Left Theatre announces Drekfest 2017, which performs on Tuesday, March 28th at 7:30pm at CSz Theatre, 929 W Belmont. Stage Left is proud to again partner with CSz Chicago for DrekFest 2017. CSz team members will be joining Stage Left company members and guest artists in staging the four finalists. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre to Kick Off 40th Anniversary with THE NACIREMA SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Ensemble Theatre kicks off its 40th Anniversary Season audience choice, The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of your Presence at a Celebration of Their First One Hundred Years, by Pearl Cleage and directed by Eileen J. Morris with Opening Night and media reception, Thursday, March 23, 2017. (more...)

Treat Williams and Stephen Adly Guirgis Join Tim and Tyne Daly for Dorset Theatre Festival's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival is proud to announce its 40th Anniversary Season, featuring the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs (June 22 - July 8), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt; the Regional Premiere of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery by Ken Ludwig (July 13 - 29), directed by Jen Wineman; the Regional Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez (August 3 - 19), directed by Stephen Brackett; and the Regional Revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo (August 24 - September 2), directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

Shattered Globe Theatre Presents the Chicago Premiere of Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Shattered Globe Theatre will conclude its 2016-17 Season with the Chicago premiere of Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, written for her mother Kathleen Ruhl, a Chicago actress who played Peter Pan onstage as a teenager and stars in SGT's production. Directed by Jessica Thebus, FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY will play April 6 - May 20, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press opening isTuesday, April 11 at 8 pm. (more...)

The Bug Theatre and The Emerging Filmmakers Project Present: EFPalooza 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Bug Theatre and the Emerging Filmmakers Project return for EFPalooza 2017. The Festival runs March 16 through 18 with film blocks at various time throughout the three days. All films will be screened at the Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo Street in Denver. Admission is $10 per block, $15 for a one-day pass or $25 for a full festival pass. Get passes and more information at www.EFPDenver.com (more...)

STAGE TUBE: They Won't Keep Quiet: Women of Broadway Perform Protest Song
by Stage Tube - Mar 4, 2017

Women from the Broadway community have something to say, and they won't keep quiet. (more...)

TUTS Inclusive Arts Showcase Highlights the Artistic Talents of Students from The River and HSMT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presented the Inclusive Arts Showcase to a packed house on Wednesday evening at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Zilkha Hall. (more...)

Three Rooms Press presents MAY DAY 2: PUNK ALL STARS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Three Rooms Press presents a one night only event: PUNK ALL-STARS, the NYC book launch for "PUNK AVENUE: Inside the New York City Underground 1972-1982," a memoir by NYC punk scene insider Phil Marcade. The event will feature live performances by Phil Marcade (The Senders) backed by The Rousers + Friends including Steve Shevlin, Barry Ryan, Danny Ray, JF Vergel, as well as performances by The Waldos (feat. Walter Lure from The Heartbreakers), Lenny Kaye, Andy Shernoff (The Dictators), Lynne Von, Daddy Long Legs, plus a conversation with Marcade and Legs McNeil (author of punk oral history Please Kill Me), along with a slew of very special guests. Copies of PUNK AVENUE will be available for purchase and signing at the event. (more...)

Small-Town Drama to Hit Stagecrafters in THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The characters are as believable as they are over-the-top in Stagecrafters' latest offering The Red Velvet Cake War by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, showing March 24-April 9, at the Baldwin Theatre in downtown Royal Oak. (more...)

Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton Will Be Feted at PFLAG's 2017 Straight for Equality Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

PFLAG National - the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) - today announced it will honor Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Martha Plimpton with the Straight for Equality in Entertainment award at the Ninth Annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis New York in Times Square. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2017
by - Mar 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BCCM to Honor The Ensemble Theatre's Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Bayou City Concert Musicals will present the 2017 Kim Hupp Award to Eileen J. Morris, artistic director of The Ensemble Theatre. The award will be presented on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., on the Main Stage of The Ensemble Theatre, 3535 Main. The event, Serenading Eileen, will consist of a concert featuring some of the honoree's favorite songs and a reception immediately following the concert. Tickets are $75 per person. Proceeds from the event will benefit Bayou City Concert Musicals. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WHITE SNAKE at Center Stage
by Daniel Collins - Mar 17, 2017

Audiences are in for a magic journey both on and off stage as Center Stage, now unveiled after a $28 million renovation, presents award-winning playwright Mary Zimmerman's adaptation of the Chinese fable, 'THE WHITE SNAKE.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WHITE SNAKE at Baltimore Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Baltimore Center Stage presents The White Snake, now playing through March 26.  (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of THE WHITE SNAKE at Baltimore Center Stage
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2017

Baltimore Center Stage presents The White Snake, now playing through March 26. (more...)

The Poetry Project Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Anne Waldman 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Poetry Project will host its first-ever gala in celebration of its 50th anniversary on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The gala will honor Anne Waldman for her radical and inspiring contributions to international contemporary poetry and activism, and for her past leadership of The Poetry Project. The evening will include performances by composer and performance artist Laurie Anderson, writer and vocalist LaTasha Diggs, and choreographer Yoshiko Chuma. (more...)

Octagon Theatre Bolton to Stage Premiere of WINTER HILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

???????Octagon Theatre Bolton is proud to present the world premiere of Winter Hill, the new play from internationally acclaimed playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker, author of the Olivier award winning Our Country's Good and most recently Jefferson's Garden. The production's all-female cast will be directed by Octagon Artistic Director Elizabeth Newman. (more...)

The Duluth Playhouse Announces the Filmmakers of The 12th Annual Short Shorts Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

One again, the Short Shorts Film Festival has gone international, while also pulling in films locally and nationally.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Hampstead Theatre Presents the World Premiere of FILTHY BUSINESS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Ryan Craig's fiery family drama Filthy Business. Directed by Artistic Director Edward Hall, this new production takes a closer look at the entrepreneurial outsiders who became part of the beating heart of modern Britain. Critically acclaimed actor Sara Kestelman takes on the lead role of matriarch Yetta Solomon in this epic new work. (more...)

Stray Dog Theatre to Present SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

A macabre musical tells the tale of Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, who returns to London seeking vengeance. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, proprietress of a failing pie shop, whose luck improves when the demon barbers thirst for blood inspires a new ingredient for her meat pies. Londoners start queuing up for a taste of her unique delectable treats! (more...)

The Actors' Gang U.S. Premiere of HARLEQUINO: ON TO FREEDOM Written and Directed by Tim Robbins
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Actors' Gang's new musical production of Harlequino: On to Freedom will have its U.S. Premiere on March 25, as part of the theater's 2017 Spring Season of Justice. Written and directed by Tim Robbins, Harlequino: On to Freedom is a raucous celebration of the rebel slave, Harlequino. (more...)

Disney's TARZAN Gets Chicago Premiere This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

To celebrate its 10th Anniversary, NightBlue Performing Arts Company opens its 2017 season with the Chicago premiere of 'Disney's TARZAN: The Broadway Musical' at Stage773, 1225 W. Belmont. (more...)

BWW Review: RIVERDANCE the 20th Anniversary Tour Charms at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Mar 1, 2017

The international Irish dance phenomenon, Riverdance, is delighting Syracuse audiences at the Crouse Hinds Theater. Now in its 20th year, it's easy to see why this dazzling production remains so popular and beloved. Under the fabulous direction of John McColgan, the dancers, musicians, and singers give captivating and high energy performances that leave us wanting more. (more...)

Mixed Media Artist Ruth Bauer Neustadter Celebrates Women's History Month With Performance, YES WE CAN!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

 In celebration of Women's History Month, mixed media artist Ruth Bauer Neustadter presents the program, Yes We Can!, featuring women artists in dance, music and theater, at the Ceres Gallery, located at 527 West 27th Street #201 in New York City, onWednesday, March 15 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.).  The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Sparta Systems Launches Product Registration Tracking for 123Compliance Cloud QMS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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Open Stage of Harrisburg Founders Donald and Anne Alsedek Are Retiring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Open Stage of Harrisburg announced today that theatre mainstays Anne and Don Alsedek will retire June 30, 2017, at the conclusion of the theatre's 31st season. (more...)

HARAM! IRAN! to Make New York Premiere at TADA! Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

After successful engagements in London and at Los Angeles's Celebration Theater, Creative Concept Productions has announced that Haram! Iran!, a new play by Jay Paul Deratany, will make its New York premiere in a strictly limited nine performance engagement at TADA! (15 West 28th Street) beginning March 3, 2017. (more...)

Steve Earle to Make Off-Broadway Acting Debut in SAMARA at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

At the Mezzanine Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 W 53rd Street), Soho Rep. is pleased to present the world premiere of Richard Maxwell's Samara, commissioned by Artistic Director Sarah Benson. In a departure, Maxwell, who has directed nearly all 20 of his plays, is handing over the directorial duties to Benson. Maxwell's work was seen previously at Soho Rep. in 2001 with Cavemen and in 1999 with Cowboys and Indians. (more...)

Scoop: THE REAL O'NEALS on ABC - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
by - Feb 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE REAL O'NEALS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 14, 2017! (more...)

Hit Telemundo Series SIN SENOS SI HAY PARAISO Kicks Off Production on New Season
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Following last year's success, Telemundo announced the production kick off for the new season of SIN SENOS SI HAY PARAISO starring Carmen Villalobos as “Catalina “la grande,” the character that started it all. Also starring alongside Villalobos are Fabián Ríos, Catherine Siachoque, Majida Issa and Carolina Gaitán. (more...)

The Lakeway Players present MOON OVER BUFFALO by Ken Ludwig
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Moon Over Buffalo is the story of an acting couple (David Cummings and Lauren Linn as George and Charlotte Hay) who are on tour in Buffalo, New York, in 1953 with a repertory consisting of Cyrano de Bergerac and Noel Coward's Private Lives.  Directed by Linda Dobbs (Ghost of a Chance), this backstage farce by the author of Lend Me a Tenor (Ken Ludwig) brought Carol Burnett back to Broadway and also starred Philip Bosco as her megalomaniac, often drunk husband and leading man. Fate has given these thespians one more shot at starring roles in The Scarlet Pimpernel epic and director Frank Capra himself is en route to Buffalo to catch their matinee performance. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Shindle, Alison Bechdel and More Celebrate FUN HOME's Opening at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Tony Award-winning musical 'Fun Home' opened last night, February 22, at the Ahmanson Theatre and continues through April 1, 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos from the starry opening festivities below! (more...)

PEN America's WORLD VOICES Literary Festival to Proceed Without Israeli Government Support
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Human rights advocates have welcomed the decision by PEN America to hold PEN's annual World Voices literary festival without funding from the Israeli government. (more...)

Daly Siblings to Make First Stage Appearance in DOWNSTAIRS at Dorset Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival opens its 40th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs, starring brother and sister Tim Daly and Tyne Daly, who will be appearing together for the first time on the stage.  (more...)

Casting Announced for Shattered Globe Theatre's Chicago Premiere of Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Shattered Globe Theatre is please to announce full casting for its Chicago premiere of Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, written for her mother Kathleen Ruhl, a Chicago actress who played Peter Pan onstage as a teenager and stars in SGT's production. Joining Kathleen Ruhl are Shattered Globe Ensemble Members Doug McDade*, Eileen Niccolai* and Ben Werling* with Patrick Thornton and HB Ward. (more...)

2017 PEN World Voices Festival Announces Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The thirteenth annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature will focus its lens on today's fractious relationship between gender and power. Taking place in New York City, May 1-7, 2017, the weeklong Festival will use literature and the arts to address how gender both enables and impairs full participation in politics and society. (more...)

Scoop: THE REAL O'NEALS on ABC - Tuesday, March 7, 2017
by - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE REAL O'NEALS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 7, 2017! (more...)

JC Fridays Celebrates the Holiday Season with A Full Lineup of Arts Events Taking Place Across Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Spring is coming, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 39 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, March 3, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. (more...)

Mixed Media Artist Ruth Bauer Neustadter To Present Solo Exhibition, 2/28-3/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Mixed media artist Ruth Bauer Neustadter presents the solo exhibition, 'Go Figure', at the Ceres Gallery from Tuesday, February 28 to Saturday, March 25, 2017. The exhibition features the artist's expressionistic, bold, textured and sensual figurative work, many created from recyclable materials. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Grusomhetens Teater's THE MOUNTAIN BIRD, Coming to La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Grusomhetens Teater--Norwegian for 'The Theater of Cruelty' (a nod to Antonin Artaud)--is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. This independent, Oslo-based theater troupe will make its North American debut at La MaMa March 2 to 5 with 'The Mountain Bird' (Fjeldfuglen) by Henrik Ibsen, its celebrated staging of a romantic 1859 opera libretto by the great giant of Norwegian theater. The production contains a critically acclaimed original score by contemporary composer Filip Sande and is the company's longest-running show. Scroll down for photos and footage of the piece! (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Set for Spring at The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Bridges of Madison County, with music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Robert James Waller, will run at The Circuit Playhouse, March 17 - April 9, 2017. (more...)

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at Mannes School of Music This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will appear at the Mannes School of Music on Sunday, February 19 at 4PM. In celebration of Mannes' centennial year, Michael Newman and Laura Oltman will perform works by composers associated with Mannes which include Aaron Copland, Clarice Assad, as well as current composition faculty members Paul Moravec, Lowell Liebermann, David Loeb and Robert Cuckson. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hearts-n-Bloom Garden Tea Party Grows at Mounts Botanical Garden
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden hosted the inaugural Hearts-n-Bloom Garden Tea Party last Saturday, attracting more than 150 beautifully clad ladies and gents. Attendees enjoyed high tea provided by the Serenity Tea House and Cafe with musical accompaniment by The Elegant Harp. Scroll down for beautiful photos! (more...)

Scoop: THE REAL O'NEALS on ABC - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
by - Feb 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE REAL O'NEALS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, February 28, 2017! (more...)

New York Festival of Song Presents a Thrilling Musical Excursion to FOUR ISLANDS with Caramoor's Vocal Rising Stars at Merkin Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

New York Festival of Song rounds out its 2016-17 Mainstage season alongside its ninth annual residency at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts with a program entitled FOUR ISLANDS on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

Art House Productions and 68 Productions present IN FULL COLOR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Art House Productions' hit show 'In Full Color' is back for Women's History Month with 20 more women of color from across the nation sharing their stories through monologues, poetry, song and dance. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, February 15, 2017
by - Feb 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, February 15, 2017! (more...)

MAGIC REINVENTED NIGHTLY Celebrates 500 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

In celebration of 500 awe-inspiring performances of MAGIC REINVENTED NIGHTLY at The LINQ Hotel & Casino, magician Mat Franco is receiving a prime piece of Las Vegas real estate - joining the ranks of resident performers like Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Donny and Marie, and others with his very own larger-than-life-sized building wrap on The Strip. The 7 p.m.performance on Saturday, Feb. 25 will mark the production's 500th performance at The LINQ since opening in Aug. 2015. (more...)

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