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MY BEST FRIEND, SMILEBURGER and More Set for 27th Haifa International Children's Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

During the Passover Holiday, on April 12-14, 2017, the 27th Haifa International Children's Theater Festival will take place at the Haifa Theatre and at the Haifa Auditorium complex. (more...)

VIDEO: Regional Premiere of BLOOD BROTHERS at Venice Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Venice Theatre will present the dramatic musical Blood Brothers opening Thursday, March 30, 2017 running through Sunday, April 23, 2017. This gripping story by British playwright Willy Russell (also known for Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine) concerns twin brothers who are separated at birth, with one raised in wealth and the other in poverty. (more...)

Journalists Tony Harris & Maria Elena Salinas Set for New Newsmagazines on ID
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

In two original newsmagazines coming to Investigation Discovery (ID) this April, Tony Harris and Maria Elena Salinas rely on their instincts and expertise as two of America's leading journalists to reveal the deeper stories behind crimes that shook communities. (more...)

NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS Brings Laughs Hale Centre Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

When No Time for Sergeants takes the stage it brings loads of laughs and nostalgia to Hale Centre Theatre. Regarded as the funniest comedy ever written about the U.S. Armed Forces, No Time for Sergeants is a comedy for and about the military men and women who served our nation in World War Two. The story revolves around Will Stockdale, a young naive country boy who is drafted into the to the U.S. Air Force. Taken by his fellow draftees as a bumpkin and a hillbilly, Will is quick to make friends as well as Enemies with his gullible charm. (more...)

New York Film Critics Series Announces Next National In-Theater Screening Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The New York Film Critics Series (NYFCS), one of the leading word-of-mouth screening companies, has partnered with the nation's leading independent cinemas to present live, national, in-theater screenings. (more...)

HAMLET to Transfer to Harold Pinter Theatre Following Sold-Out Run at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Olivier Award-winning director, Robert Icke's (Mary Stuart, The Red Barn, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia, Mr Burns and 1984), ground-breaking and electrifying production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring BAFTA award-winner Andrew Scott (Moriarty in BBC's Sherlock, Denial, Spectre, Design For Living and Cock) in the title role, will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre, following a critically acclaimed and sell out run at the Almeida Theatre. (more...)

Animal Planet Uveils 2017-18 Upfront Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Animal Planet unveiled its primetime programming slate for 2017-2018. The network's new and returning series will connect Animal Planet audiences with three programming themes (more...)

Michael Anthony Roberts Releases 'Savannah Girl: Street Smart'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Michael Anthony Roberts, a Navy retiree, Veteran, previous manager, current armed security guard, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Savannah Girl: Street Smart': a gripping and potent story of lust, lies, greed and happiness. Read along, as Sarah fools herself, her friends and her lovers into a deceitful and crazy scheme in the pursuit of happiness. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the stars of the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. (more...)

ORPHAN BLACK: The Game Now Available Exclusively on The App Store
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Boat Rocker Media is proud to announce ORPHAN BLACK: The Game, the first interactive digital adventure based on the critically-acclaimed television show now entering its fifth and final season. (more...)

Jama Bowen to Star in BECOMING DR. RUTH at the Roxy Regional Theatre's theotherspace
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Everyone knows Dr. Ruth Westheimer from her career as a pioneering radio and television sex therapist.  Few, however, know the incredible journey which preceded it. (more...)

Paramount Television and Telefe to Develop Multi-Lingual Drama CAZADORES
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Paramount Television and Telefe, a recent acquisition of Viacom, announced today that they will team up to develop the one-hour, multi-lingual drama CAZADORES, created by journalist-turned-TV writer Jason George (“Narcos”). (more...)

Cody Goulder's SPACE JUNK to Take Brelby Audiences on Incredible Ride
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Originally from Cave Creek Arizona, Cody Goulder's work has previously been seen on the Brelby stage with production of his short plays, Cold Breakfast and Crash Landing. (more...)

Writers Theatre presents THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2016/17 season with The Mystery of Love & Sex written by Bathsheba Doran and directed by Marti Lyons. The production runs April 5 - July 2, 2017 in The Gillian Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces Casting for the World Premiere of THE FIREBIRDS TAKE THE FIELD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the world premiere of The Firebirds Take the Field by Lynn Rosen and directed by Jessica Fisch. The Firebirds Take the Fieldruns April 15 - May 20, 2017, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.The Firebirds Take the Field is produced with support from the Alfred P. Sloane Foundation and Ensemble Studio Theater and is the second production of RTE's 2017 Season 'Exploring the Mind/Body Connection.' (more...)

BWW Review: Forum Theatre celebrates #NASTYWOMENREP
by Keith Tittermary - Mar 21, 2017

“Men are like weapons. Women are like wounds.” That is a poignant line and an apt summation of the first part of Forum Theatre's #NastyWomen ethos. The first piece in this horrifying, yet deeply moving, work is Monica Byrne's What Every Girl Should Know, which takes place in 1914 and follows four teen girls in a New York reformatory. (more...)

Telemundo to Premiere Action-Packed Series EL CAPO, 4/4
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

TELEMUNDO announced the premiere of the series EL CAPO on Tuesday, April 4 at 10pm/9c. Starring Mauricio Islas, the action-packed production narrates the story of José Vicente Solís Armenta, a man of humble beginnings who became the drug trafficking leader in Central America. (more...)

Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory Proudly Announce their 2017-18 Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Monday, March 20, 2017, Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly announced their 2017-18 seasons in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

American Dream Teeters on the Edge in Dark Comedy THE TALENTED ONES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre presents the World Premiere of The Talented Ones by Yussef El Guindi, directed by Jane Unger. Preview performances run April 25 through April 28, the play opens April 29 and runs through May 21 on the Morrison Stage. The Talented Ones is Artists Rep's first new play development commission for Table|Room|Stage (T|R|S) as part of the Oregon Community Foundation's "Creative Heights Initiative." (more...)

Jacqueline M. Kastberg Releases 'The Elemental Guardians Book II: City of Thieves'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Jacqueline M. Kastberg, a New York-based writer with a passion for ancient cultures and the classics, has completed her new book 'The Elemental Guardians Book II: City of Thieves': a gripping and potent battle between good and evil in a rugged, elemental landscape of dragons, eagles and other fantastical beings locked in a deadly struggle for survival. (more...)

Eleanor DeRycke Releases 'Does Prayer Matter? A Discussion On Prayer'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

'Does Prayer Matter? A Discussion On Prayer': a book of devout questions about our relationship with God. 'Does Prayer Matter? A Discussion On Prayer' is the creation of published author Eleanor DeRycke, a retired Special Education teacher and addiction counselor now living in Las Cruces, New Mexico, with Donald, her husband of fifty-five years. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Mother's Little Helper' on Next ONCE UPON A TIME
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On the next episode of ONCE UPON A TIME titled 'Mother's Little Helper', challenging their most sinister foe means trusting their worst Enemies.  The episode airs next Sunday, April 9th on ABC. (more...)

BWW Review: In BUILDING THE WALL, Playwright Robert Schenkkan Offers a Chilling Call to Action
by Shari Barrett - Apr 3, 2017

A wave of new plays addressing social unrest are now hitting the stages of Los Angeles theaters. Last weekend I saw Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL at Fountain Theatre, the first in a series of productions set to take place at theaters across the U.S. as part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. Written as a reaction to the dawn of the Trump presidency, Schenkkan offers a direct response to his immigration policies, revealing how those policies might lead to a terrifying, seemingly inconceivable, yet inevitable conclusion. (more...)

York's The Belmont Theatre to present WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Belmont Theatre will present Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf in The Bon-Ton Studio April 28-30 and  May 4-7. (more...)

Sasha Soprano presents THE DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Sasha Soprano presents The Drag Queens of Comedy, in association with Peaches Christ Productions, Friday, May 12 at 7 and 10 p.m., at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. What has become a not-to-be-missed event in San Francisco since 2010, The Drag Queens of Comedy makes its Chicago debut with a line up of the world's most popular drag queen stars. Ticket prices range from $37- $57 with a $100 VIP ticket that includes preferred seating, a signed poster of the event and access to a meet and greet.* Tickets may be purchased at TheDragQueensofComedy.com or by calling 773.935.6875. The performance runs 120 minutes with no intermission, and due to strong language Drag Queens of Comedy is recommended for ages 13 years old and older. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at MOLIERE IN SPITE OF MYSELF, 'SCAPIN' and THE PRIZE at Theatre in Paris
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Theatre in Paris - French plays. English surtitles. - has just revealed more about its current lineup. Scroll down for a sneak peek and to learn more about the shows! (more...)

Photo Flash: James McLure's LONE STAR Heads Off-Broadway in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Frank Calo's Spotlight On Festivals (www.spotlighton.org) have gathered some joyous accolades over the years, including a production staged in Paris. Now they have the great news that a production in their current festival, LONE STAR, produced by NINE Theatricals has sealed a deal to take the production OFF-BROADWAY for a special limited run celebrating NINE Theatricals' first decade in operation. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Starz's Hit Drama Series POWER Returns This June
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Today, Starz announced the highly-anticipated Season Four return of the #1 hit STARZ Original series POWER on Sunday, June 25, starting at 12:01 am on the STARZ app and On Demand. (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company 2017-18 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

After a 2016-2017 season filled with iconic American stories and Theatre Bay Area Recommended Productions, Los Altos Stage Company is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season of plays and musicals, continuing its proud tradition of presenting bold, entertaining, and thought-provoking theater. (more...)

Filming Underway for Season Five of Cinemax's Action Drama Series STRIKE BACK
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Principal photography has begun on the ten-episode fifth season of CINEMAX'S action-packed drama series, STRIKE BACK, shot on location in Jordan and Hungary with a brand new cast portraying members of the revived Section 20. (more...)

Scoop: SURVIVOR on CBS - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on SURVIVOR, airing on CBS on Wednesday, April 26, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Finds Success with Young Star
by Emel Ertugrul - Apr 24, 2017

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, through April 23. (more...)

BWW Review: VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Finds Success with Young Star
by Emel Ertugrul - Apr 23, 2017

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, through April 23. (more...)

THE NNPN Rolling World Premiere of RELATIVITY Rolls Through Iowa City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the initial success of the Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Relativity by Mark St. Germain as Riverside Theatre (Iowa City, IA,) presents its RWP production through April 30. (more...)

Florida Rep Announces Directors and Casts for 2017 PlayLab Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2017 PlayLab Festival of new plays and emerging voices plays in the Historic Arcade and ArtStage Studio Theatres April 27-30. The 2017 Festival features six new play readings, a keynote address and playwrights' panel, and two premieres of plays that were read as part of last year's PlayLab. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - History's Limited Documentary Series AMERICA'S WAR ON DRUG
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

HISTORY's AMERICA'S WAR ON DRUG uncovers the origins of the drug war and its unexpected effects on American culture, institutions and politics. (more...)

National Geographic Orders Second Season of Hit Anthology Series GENIUS
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

National Geographic announced today at the network's FURTHER Front presentation the official greenlight of a second season of the scripted anthology series GENIUS, which tells the untold stories of the world's most brilliant innovators. (more...)

Scoop: SURVIVOR on CBS - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
by - Apr 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on SURVIVOR, airing on CBS on Wednesday, April 26, 2017! (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Presents Verdi's UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

A tortuous love triangle involving the King of Sweden. A mysterious fortune teller who predicts that the King will soon die. An assassination plot. Few of Giuseppe Verdi's operas contain as many bewitching elements as his 1859 masterpiece Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball), which opens at Florida Grand Opera on April 29, 2017, in the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County's Ziff Ballet Opera House. (more...)

BECOMING DR. RUTH is Final Production of Square One Theatre's 27th Season Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Square One Theatre concludes its current season with the stage production of Becoming Dr. Ruth, which is filled with the humor, honesty and life-affirming spirit of Karola Ruth Siegel, the girl who would later become Dr. Ruth Westheimer. (more...)

50 Cent to Executive Produce New Original Drama for Crackle THE OATH
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Today, at the Crackle upfront presentation held at Sony Square NYC, the streaming service greenlit their new scripted original drama, THE OATH (WT) written and created by former Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy Joe Halpin (more...)

History to Premiere New Limited Series JFK DECLASSIFIED: TRACKING OSWALD, 4/25
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

HISTORY's new six-part nonfiction series JFK DECLASSIFIED: TRACKING OSWALD follows former CIA agent, Bob Baer and former LAPD police lieutenant, Adam Bercovici, on their independent global investigation into Oswald, and the murder of JFK, asking the questions: did he have accomplices, and if so, who helped him assassinate the President? 'JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald' premieres Tuesday, April 25 (more...)

Star of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Rachel Bloom is Writing a Book
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2017

According to Entertainment Weekly, Rachel Bloom, star of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, is currently in the process of writing a book. The publisher describes the book as 'hilarious, irreverent, and deeply relatable personal essays, fictional stories, poems, opinions, and more.' (more...)

How HELLO DOLLY! Landed Carol Channing on Richard Nixon's Enemies List
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2017

Icon of stage and screen Carol Channing certainly has a number of accolades to her name, but the one she declares special pride in is the face that she was once among the names on President Nixon's 'Enemies List'.  (more...)

Gil Morgenstern's Reflections Series International Returns To City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Violinist Gil Morgenstern's Reflections Series International is pleased to return to City Winery after its sold out inaugural performance last December. Reality Chamber Theatre, a series of informal, interactive concerts designed to pull back the curtain on the creative process, aims to speak to both traditional and new audiences. (more...)

Atlantic Theater's ANIMAL, Starring Rebecca Hall, Finds Full Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere play Animal by Clare Lizzimore (Mint) directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (Harper Regan, Bluebird). (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Bids Farewell to Race Street Theater with Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Tempest, the last of William Shakespeare's great romances, will close out Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's run at their theater on Race Street. The production, running April 28 - May 20, 2017, will be co-directed by Producing Artistic Director Brian Isaac Phillips and Associate Artistic Director Sara Clark, and Director of Creative Education and Outreach Jeremy Dubin.  The production will feature founding company member Nicholas Rose as Prospero. The production is generously sponsored by Barnes Dennig, LPK, PNC, Towne Properties, and Murphy Landen Jones PLLC. The season is sponsored by The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation, ArtsWave, and the Ohio Arts Council. (more...)

Sergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present Arrabal, with a book written by John Weidman, music by Gustavo Santaolalla / Bajofondo, choreographed by Julio Zurita, and directed and co-choreographed by Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

Blackstone to Publish LOVED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Blackstone Publishing proudly announces the acquisition of #1 New York Times and #1 USA Today bestselling authors P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast's forthcoming novel LOVED [Blackstone Publishing; July 11, 2017; hardcover, e-book, and audiobook], the first book in the Casts' all new HOUSE OF NIGHT OTHER WORLD series. Rick Bleiweiss, Blackstone's Head of Business Development, negotiated world rights in all formats in a major multi-book deal made with Meredith Bernstein of Meredith Bernstein Literary Agency. (more...)

Australian Circus Company Casus Presents the London Premiere of DRIFTWOOD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

???????International circus sensation, renowned for their aesthetic of delicately human circus, Casus bring their thrilling new show Driftwood to London for the first time, following rave reviews at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Driftwood will run for a limited season, from 4 May - 4 June, with press night on Friday 5 May. (more...)

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