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FX to Premiere Fourth and Final Season of Acclaimed Thriller THE STRAIN, 7/16
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2017

THE STRAIN will return for its fourth and final action-packed season on Sunday, July 16 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX. (more...)

Chester Date For Comedian Jon Richardson At Storyhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Due to unprecedented public demand, a further 50 dates have been announced to Jon Richardson's highly anticipated new tour 'Old Man' which includes a date at Storyhouse - Chester's brand new £37million theatre, cinema and library. (more...)

Scoop: THE 100 Season Finale on THE CW - Wednesday, May 24, 2017
by - May 5, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE 100 Season Finale, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, May 24, 2017! (more...)

It's End of the World in OCCASIONALLY NOTHING at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Occasionally Nothing, written by Natalie Menna; directed by Ivette Dumeng, and starring Sean Hoagland, David Triacca, and Maiken Wiese, performs as part of the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, running: June 24 @ 12:00 pm; June 26 @ 9:00 pm; July 1 @ 7:30 pm; July 3 @ 7:00 pm; July 6 @ 7:30 pm; and July 8 @ 3:15 pm. (more...)

Comedy Central Announces Series Extension for THE PRESIDENT SHOW
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

In a sweeping victory, Comedy Central has extended the inaugural season of THE PRESIDENT SHOW for an additional seven episodes, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. (more...)

Two New Play Commissions Announced at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre has extended two play commissions, as part of the company's ambitious new play development program Table|Room|Stage (T|R|S). (more...)

THAT '70S SHOW's Debra Jo Rupp to Star in World Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Faith, family and frosting collide in a touching and timely new play by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This Is Us). The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of The Cake. Jennifer Chambers directs for a July 1 opening at Atwater Village Theatre. (more...)

The CW Announces 2017-18 Primetime Schedule Featuring New Shows & Returning Favorites
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

The CW presents its 2017-18 primetime schedule to advertisers, affiliates, and national media today at the New York City Center in New York City, with the multi-platinum, multi-Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse opening the show with the worldwide debut performance of their new single, "Dig Down." (more...)

Musical Royalty Both On And Off Stage at From Page To Stage Summer Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Aria Entertainment's From Page To Stage (FPTS) are delighted to announce their exciting musical concerts and the eleven new musicals selected to be showcased during their Summer Festival at The Other Palace. (more...)

J.R.R. Tolkien's Great Grandson to Bring New Play TEREZIN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Steinberg Theater Group announced today that TEREZIN, written and directed by Nicholas Tolkien, the great grandson of novelist J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings trilogy), will make its world premiere at New York's Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, 4th Floor) for a strictly limited engagement beginning Tuesday, June 13 through Sunday, July 2, 2017. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, June 20 at 7:00pm. (more...)

T.J. Miller to Appear at the Paramount for 2017 High Plains Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

???????T.J. Miller will be appearing at Paramount Theatre on Saturday, August 26th at 8pm along with TBA Special Guests as part of the 5th Annual High Plains Comedy Festival. (more...)

FSLC Announces Spring Print Screen Events Celebrating Acclaimed Authors
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today four upcoming spring events in Print Screen, a recurring series bridging the worlds of cinema and literature, where authors present films that complement and inspire their work, followed by discussions and book signings. (more...)

Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE to Close La Jolla Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces The Cake, a new play by Bekah Brunstetter (TV's This is Us), as the final production of its 2017/2018 season, running in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre February 6 - March 4, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Moving Arts Preps (End of the) World Premiere of APOCALYPSE PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

MOVING ARTS is thrilled to announce two (End of the) World Premiere apocalyptic plays BURNERS, written by Terence Anthony and directed by Sara Wagner and APOCALYPSE PLAY, written by Cory Hinkle and directed by Darin Anthony. BURNERS will preview on Thursday, March 9 at 8pm; will open on Friday, March 10 at 8:00pm and will run through Sunday, April 2, 2017 & APOCALYPSE PLAY will begin previews on Wednesday, March 22; will open on Friday, March 24 at 8:00pm and will run through Sunday, April 15, 2017 at the Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave. in Los Angeles, 90039. (more...)

WatchGuard Video Recognized as Worldwide Market Leader in Mobile Video
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

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Karen Ziemba Replaces Nancy Opel in PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Just announced, Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba will join Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. (more...)

Jamie Brickhouse to Present 'DANGEROUS WHEN WET' Pride Weekend Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Sodomite Jamie Brickhouse (three-time Moth StorySLAM champion; voices on Beavis and Butthead) faces his three most defining relationships-booze, sex, and his Texas tornado of a mother Mama Jean-in this darkly comic tour de force. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB Earns an A+ for Its Delicious Musical Detention
by Gil Kaan - Jun 5, 2017

Kate Pazakis just keeps topping herself with her musical parodies! This time she teams up with Bradley Bredeweg and his Fuse Project for a wildly entertaining THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB. Bredeweg and Pazakis ingeniously take the 'Musical Parody of' concept and 'fuse' a mash-up of John Hughes' classic film The Breakfast Club with other cinematic cult favorites. The pop song choices are simply genius as they each move the plot along. (more...)

13 WAYS THE WORLD ENDS Hits Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Hailing from Midland & Penetanguishene, ON, the creative minds behind Maple Valley Comedy and Silent Heist bring you a brand new comedy revue. After performing to sold out audiences at the 2017 Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival, they are thrilled to be back in Toronto and excited to be a part of the Toronto Fringe Festival for the very first time together, with this comedy revue about the End of the World. (more...)

Boston Court Announces 13th Annual New Play Reading Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Boston Court, Pasadena's Intimate Home for the Performing Arts, today announced the full details of its 13th annual New Play Reading Festival. Curated by Literary Manager Emilie Beck, in concert with Artistic Directors Jessica Kubzansky and Michael Michetti, the New Play Reading Festival is a key component of Boston Court's commitment to nurturing playwrights and new work, and continues the company's core mission of developing and programming works that are inherently theatrical, textually rich, and visually arresting. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Theatre du Soleil's A ROOM IN INDIA, Coming to Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This December, Theatre du Soleil and its founder, theater icon Ariane Mnouchkine, come to Park Avenue Armory in the North American Premiere of their new work A Room in India (Une chambre en Inde). The work follows the adventures of a touring French theater company stranded in India without a director while the world around them falls into disarray. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the production! (more...)

Manchester International Festival 2017 Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Manchester International Festival opens at 6.30pm on Thursday 29 June with What is the City but the People? a large-scale public celebration of Manchester that sees local people walking a specially created runway in Piccadilly Gardens for audiences of thousands both live and online; followed by Manchester music legends New Order performing at Old Granada Studios in a spectacular immersive environment designed by leading artist Liam Gillick. (more...)

Livepool Everyman & Playhouse Announce New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Sherlock's search for the Baskerville hound heads to the Playhouse as the Everyman hosts Kneehigh's riotous world premiere of The Tin Drum. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Upcoming Folk & Country Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to support exciting upcoming performances including some of Folk and Country's most enticing artists! Highlights include Kentucky singer/songwriter Joan Shelley on June 21-22; an all-acoustic show from Okkervil River with opener Jesse Hale Moore on June 27; Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams together on July 12-13; Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame inductee Jeffrey Steele on July 14; experimental fiddle from Gaelynn Lea, last year's Tiny Desk Contest winner, with opener and Kerrville New Folk winner Ben de la Cour on July 15; the album release of Tacoma Narrows' The Currents We Are In, also on July 15, Tony Trischka's Early Roman Kings: The Music of Bob Dylan on July 23; Jean Rohe performing songs from her work-in-progress, 'The Odysseus Agreement,' on July 29; and, singer/pianist Olivia Chaney, who is currently collaborating with The Decemberists on the British Folk project Offa Rex, on August 3. Scroll down for more details, pricing and more! (more...)

Lisa Palfrey, Hayley Squires, and More Join Young Vic's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Lisa Palfry (Big Mama), Hayley Squires (Mae) and Brian Gleeson (Gooper) with Richard Hansel (Doctor) and Michael J Shannon (Reverend) join the previously announced Sienna Miller (Maggie), Jack O'Connell (Brick) and Colm Meaney (Big Daddy) for the Young Vic production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. (more...)

PARTY SKILLS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD Claims Venue at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Award-winning theatrical innovators Nigel Barrett and Louise Mari have today revealed further details for their subversive and joyfully unsettling alternative Party Skills for the End of the World, their Manchester International Festival debut. (more...)

Theatre 503 To Host UK Premiere of Popular American Comedy BOOM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Written in 2008 and premiering at the Ars Nova Theater in New York, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's comedy BOOM quickly became the most produced play in the US between 2009 - 2010 and until now, has never before been professionally staged in the UK. (more...)

VIDEO: Hal Prince Chats with Andrew Lloyd Webber Live At the Other Palace!
by Stage Tube - Jun 15, 2017

Earlier this week, Live at The Other Palace streamed a conversation between Broadway legend Hal Prince and Andrew Lloyd Webber, who is currently represented by four shows on Broadway. Watch below as they chat about hits, flops, and everything Broadway! (more...)

Stuart Black Presents IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The worse the world gets, the funnier Stuart Black gets. So there's good news and bad news. (more...)

Prospect Theater Company's WORLD VIEWS to Present Art-Inspired Mini-Musicals in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, will present WORLD VIEWS, a collection of new mini-musicals in concert, the culmination of Prospect's 2017 Musical Theater Lab. WORLD VIEWS, the company's 11th lab performance, will be presented on July 8, 2017 at 8pm at The TimesCenter. (more...)

fanSHEN Presents LISTS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

fanSHEN presents LISTS FOR THE End of the World, performed by Clare Dunn, Shireen Mula & Delme Thomas (won The Stage Award for Acting Excellence in 2016 - Saturday Night Forever, Underbelly) // Direction by Dan Barnard & Rachel Briscoe // Created by Dan Barnard, Rachel Briscoe, Rachel Donovan, Clare Dunn, Shireen Mula, Ed Richards & Delme Thomas. (more...)

Full Programme Announced for Manchester International Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Manchester International Festival has announced its full 2017 programme. (more...)

Toronto Fringe Announces its Largest Festival Line-Up Ever
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Last night at a community ribbon-cutting ceremony, the Toronto Fringe Festival announced its largest show line-up in its 29-year history. In addition to the announcement of expanded programming at the brand new Fringe Club at Scadding Court. (more...)

Michelle Branch to Release New Album 'Hopeless Romantic' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum singer-songwriter Michelle Branch will release her highly anticipated fourth studio album Hopeless Romantic on April 7, 2017, through Verve Records. (more...)

Breaking News: The Prince Finds His Court- Emily Skinner, Tony Yazbeck, Janet Dacal, Brandon Uranowitz & More Will Star in PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced casting for the Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration, produced by Manhattan Theatre Club, by special arrangement with Gorgeous Entertainment, that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince.  (more...)

ASCAP Reveals Full Schedule for 2017 'I Create Music' EXPO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

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SUNSET BOULEVARD's Michael Xavier Joins the Court for PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced two-time Olivier Award nominee Michael Xavier will join Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. (more...)

Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home LOVE & COMEDY Tour Comes to Sioux Falls
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour comes to Sioux Falls for a performance at the Washington Pavilion on Friday, August 11, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Lauren Hoffman & The Secret Storm Share 'A Friend For The Apocalypse' Video
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Following the release of Lauren Hoffman & The Secret Storm's debut album Family Ghost, the Virginia-based rock group return with a new single and video titled “A Friend Friend For The Apocalypse,” (more...)

Sheridan Smith to visit Birmingham Hippodrome in Smash-Hit Musical FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Following critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome is delighted to welcome Sheridan Smith in the UK Tour of Funny Girl from 8 - 13 May 2017 who reprises her highly praised performance of Fanny Brice. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/11/2017 - 4/18/2017
by - Apr 18, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/11/2017 - 4/18/2017. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/14 - SIGNIFICANT OTHER and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/14 - SIGNIFICANT OTHER and More! (more...)

NPR Star James Judd Makes New Jersey Debut at White Eagle Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

James Judd, humorist, NPR personality, and author comes home to New Jersey when Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents Now I Know, his one-person show at White Eagle Hall, the newly restored historic theater in Jersey City, April 23rd at 4:30pm. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 12th, 2017 - REBEL IN THE SOUL, Julianne Moore at CHURCH & STATE and More
by Jessica Khan - Apr 12, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Larry Kirwan's REBEL IN THE SOUL starts tonight at Irish Rep, and writers of color take the stage in MTF's LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING this evening! (more...)

The Actors Fund to Fete Danny DeVito, Sally Field, Hal Prince and More at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017. (more...)

Darius Campbell to join Sheridan Smith in FUNNY GIRL at Edinburgh Playhouse
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 11, 2017

Darius Campbell will play Nick Arnstein opposite Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice for performances at Edinburgh Playhouse (18 - 22 April) as part of the nationwide Funny Girl tour (more...)

Garrett Clayton, Jonah Platt, and More Lead THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB at Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

???????It's the End of the World as we know it - and the brain, the athlete, the basket case, the princess, and the criminal are still stuck in that damn library! The Fuse Project and Rockwell Table & Stage explore a musical theatre world in which the most beloved cinema characters from the 1980's era barricade themselves inside the library because the world as we know it has ended. (more...)

Truck-Touching & More Among the World's Weirdest TV Game Shows
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The new infographic from MrGamez takes a look at some of the weirdest, wildest, and wackiest game shows from around the world. Many game shows require extensive knowledge of trivia, or physical endurance. (more...)

Dom Coyote and the Bloodmoneys Return with SONGS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Inspired by Philip K Dick's post-apocalyptic novel Dr. Bloodmoney, the star-gazing world of Ziggy Stardust and 1950s rock n' roll Dom Coyote and the Bloodmoneys return with their high octane gig-theatre. This unique story of conformity and survival inspired by mid-century pop culture and dystopian science fiction straddles the line between gig and theatre with performers appearing as both musicians and characters. (more...)

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