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Hart House Theatre Announces its 2017/2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Hart House Theatre, the University of Toronto's Performing Arts Leader Since 1919, is proud to announce its 2017/2018 season. This season's line-up is a diverse mix of classical and contemporary work as Hart House Theatre continues its tradition of producing affordable, accessible, high-quality productions for downtown Toronto audiences. The season features a hit rock musical with a cult following, a popular musical that shows us that winning isn't everything, an American classic that warns of the perils of fear mongering, and Shakespeare's bloodiest tragedy. (more...)

New York and Boston Talent Put Minority Experience Center Stage in DAYS OF ATONEMENT
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Dynamic. Aggressive. Funny. Warm. The Ohana sisters force you into their world. With a deep sense of urgency, these four women gather to figure out where and why their mother is missing. Differences of religious beliefs, professions and class clash. And the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) approaches. Experience these four powerful women at their most vulnerable, struggling to reconnect, forgive and forget. (more...)

SHEFEST to Celebrate Chicago's Queer Female and Non-Binary Artists at Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

SheFest (formerly LezFest) is Pride Arts Center's' semi-annual celebration of Chicago's queer female and non-binary artists. (more...)

Mark Rylance to Reign on Broadway in FARINELLI AND THE KING This Winter
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Mark Rylance, three-time Tony Award winner (Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing, Twelfth Night) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies), will return to Broadway in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING, a new play with music by author and composer Claire van Kampen, it was announced today by producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Black. (more...)

Actors' Theatre of Columbus Announces 2017 Season PRIVILEGE & POWER
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

 "Privilege & Power," Actors' Theatre of Columbus' 2017 season, is an exploration of the social dynamics we all live in. The season spans tragedy, farce, and romance through some of the best-loved pieces of literature as well as rarely revived gems. (more...)

NATIVE GARDENS Opens 5/20 at MST
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Main Street Theater (MST) closes its 2016 - 2017 MainStage subscription season with the regional premiere of Native Gardens by Karen Zacarias.  "I'm interested in working on scripts that reflect both a world I know and understand, and a world that to me is entirely foreign," shares director Brandon Weinbrenner.  "Native Gardens centers on the comedic combat between two opposite parties with respective poignancies, prejudices, and basic needs.  I love this play and am thrilled to be working on a script by the heartfelt and hilarious Karen Zacarias." (more...)

BENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Old Globe today announced its 2017-2018 Season, which will kick off with the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

BWW Review: JONAH Makes a Big Splash at Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster
by Jennifer Perry - May 30, 2017

From now through October 14, visitors to the theatre can expect to be - like I was - impressed by how the creative team, its stellar cast, and some exceedingly talented technicians bring this well-known story to life on its massive stage. (more...)

WINTER by Julie Jensen World Premiere Opens 7/15
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

A searing, compassionate, and often very funny examination of the end of life-and the unconventional path one woman takes to get there, WINTER opens with a press night on Saturday July 15, 2017 at 8:00 pm (Previews July 13 &14), and runs through August 13 at the historic Berkeley City Club. Nationally acclaimed playwright Julie Jensen explores one of the most controversial topics in America. (more...)

SIX FIGURES Directed by Stacy Traub at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

ABC's Executive Producer, Stacy Traub (The Real O'Neals, Black-ish) takes on directing, 'SIX FIGURES' the work shopping of new one act plays. These dark comedies explore three couple's very different relationships all in today's social media driven, free world. (more...)

TNT's THE LAST SHIP Returns with Thrilling Two-Hour Premiere This August
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

TNT's epic drama THE LAST SHIP returns with a new mission to save humanity as the world continues to struggle for survival. Eric Dane (Grey's Anatomy), Bridget Regan (Agent Carter) and Adam Baldwin (Firefly, Chuck) star in this action-packed series chronicling the aftermath of a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world's population. (more...)

Nickelodeon Orders New Seasons of Preschool Favorites PAW PATROL, RUSTY RIVETS & More
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Nickelodeon has renewed some of the biggest hits in preschool TV: PAW Patrol, Shimmer and Shine, Rusty Rivets and Nella the Princess Knight. (more...)

GONE BABY GONE Among New Films Coming to Tribeca Shortlist in June
by Movies News Desk - May 19, 2017

Below, check out which films are coming and going in June 2017 on Tribeca Shortlist. The films are currently available for streaming. To watch, start your free 7-day trial at TRIBECASHORTLIST.COM ($4.99/MONTH AFTER). (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...)

BWW Review: Agape Theatre's BONHOEFFER'S COST Sheds Light in The Shadows
by Joni Lorraine - May 18, 2017

A powerful study in standing by principle at a time when it is most needed. We can all take value in understanding what it means to care for those of us who are different. (more...)

The Churchill Plot: New Thriller Ripped From the Headlines of History
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

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Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Advice to Graduates
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

I'm not adept at taking advice, good or otherwise. And I've sat through a few too many achingly bad commencement speeches. In fact, the previous two sentences could serve as the start of yet another earnest trip down the rabbit hole of 'as you go forth into the world on this auspicious day....' (more...)

Netflix Announces Original Documentary Feature on Filmmaker Orson Welles
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Netflix announced today that filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom, Best of Enemies) will direct an original feature documentary contextualizing the final fifteen years of maverick auteur Orson Welles' life. (more...)

Chesapeake Shakespeare to Present THE TEMPEST This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Chesapeake Shakespeare will present THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare, directed by Lizzi Albert, running June 16 - July 23, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: HARRY POTTER IN CONCERT, Royal Albert Hall
by Debbie Gilpin - May 13, 2017

The first in a series of film concerts dedicated to the massively successful Harry Potter film franchise is currently making its way around the world, stopping off for a few days at the historic Royal Albert Hall. It is an experience like no other, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra onstage and a large screen suspended in front of the choir stalls. (more...)

Eastleigh Unwrapped Festival Confirms 17th June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Returning for a fifth year in 2017, The Point is proud to once again present the Eastleigh Unwrapped Festival on Saturday 17th June.  (more...)

Book Now For Simon Russell Beale In THE TEMPEST At The Barbican
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Royal Shakespeare Company's ground-breaking production of THE TEMPEST, starring Simon Russell Beale as Prospero, transfers to London for a limited seven-week run at the Barbican this summer. Book tickets now (more...)

Dreaming Ahead! ANGELS IN AMERICA Opera to Make New York Debut This June
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

In its 2016 - 2017 season, New York City Opera presented the New York staged premiere of Rachmaninoff's Aleko, the New York premiere of Tobin Stokes's Fallujah, 10 sold-out performances of Bernstein's Candide, the modern-day revival of Respighi's La Campana Sommersa, and the American premiere of Antonio Literes's Baroque rarity Los Elementos. This June, New York City Opera concludes the season with the eagerly anticipated New York premiere of Peter Eotvos's Angels in America, based on the play by Tony Kushner. (more...)

Telemundo and Universo 'Shift' Hispanic Media With Innovative Formats & Original Programming
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced a robust lineup of new innovative programming for the 2017-2018 television season, featuring over 850 hours of new formats and multiplatform original content, at a press conference today. (more...)

Mike Carlsen and Aaron Roman Weiner to Star in WITHOUT at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Mike Carlsen and Aaron Roman Weiner star in the headliner of the staged reading series: WITHOUT, a new play by Michael Puzzo at Planet Connections. (more...)

A.D. Players Names Jake Speck as Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

A.D. Players, one of Houston's oldest and largest resident theater companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Speck as Executive Director. In August 2017, Speck will assume leadership of the company that was founded by actress and playwright Jeannette Clift George in 1967. (more...)

Red Lab Productions to present The Georgian-American Theatrical Feast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Red Lab Productions (Boris Akunin's Hamlet. A Version) will present the Georgian-American Theatrical Feast, a festival of new works written by playwrights from the Republic of Georgia translated into English, July 13-August 6 at Teatro Circulo (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). Tickets ($18) are available in advance at www.redlabproductions.org.  (more...)

Andrew Loudon to Star in Political Comedy JAMES BONNEY MP at White Bear Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Yes, Minister! Andrew Loudon will star as a scheming Labour MP in the premiere of the political comedy 'James Bonney MP.' (more...)

Free Digital-Only Network CW Seed Announces Titles Available for Streaming
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

CW Seed is a free digital-only network streaming dozens of shows and over 500 hours of comedy, drama and animation, all without a login or cable subscription. Viewers can binge entire series, re-watch their favorite episodes or get a quick laugh from one of our award-winning originals. (more...)

BWW Review: 1984 is Doubleplusungood at Obsidian Theater
by Brett Cullum - Jun 3, 2017

It's certainly a relevant piece for our time, and I applaud the intention of bringing it to life in this era of political debate and mistrust of the media. But if you're going to dig this one up then have the nerve to make it feel dangerously close to the outside world. (more...)

Matt Doyle and Beth Behrs Debut Season 2 of Digital Comic Series DENTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

LINE Webtoon, the popular digital comics publisher pioneering the development and distribution of comics worldwide, today launched season 2 of the hit dystopian YA comic Dents, co-created and co-written by one of television's leading ladies, Beth Behrs (Two Broke Girls), and actor/musician Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon, Gossip Girl). (more...)

uGen World Announces Q.U.I.R.K., a Multiplayer Arena and Game Builder for PC, Mac and VR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

Scoop: CBS THIS MORNING 624 - 6/30 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on CBS THIS MORNING 624 - 6/30, airing on CBS (more...)

Cover Reveal! The long-awaited TEMPESTS AND SLAUGHTER by Tamora Pierce!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jun 22, 2017

The cover has been revealed for TEMPESTS AND SLAUGHTER by Tamora Pierce. It is the long-awaited first book in The Numair Chronicles which Tortall fans have been clamoring for since meeting Numair Salmalín in the early 1990s. Numair was featured in Pierce's highly-lauded Song of the Lioness quartet and was a major character in her The Immortals quartet. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Andrew Loudon and More in New Political Comedy JAMES BONNEY MP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

RedNeedle Productions presents the world premiere of James Bonney MP a new, highly topical political comedy by Ian Buckley. James Bonney MP runs from Tuesday 20 June - Saturday 8 July at the White Bear Theatre, 138 Kennington Park Road, London SE11. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

New Cast of Characters Joining Hulu Original FREAKISH
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Today Hulu announces a new cast of characters joining the upcoming second season of Hulu Original FREAKISH. See below for casting information as well as a special casting video released today. (more...)

Action MOBA Master X Master is Now Available in the West
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

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Tickets on Sale Now for DTC's 2017-18 Season, Featuring MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, FRANKENSTEIN, THE GREAT SOCIETY and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Single Tickets on Sale June 19 for DTC's 2017-2018 season including Miller, Mississippi; Hair; A Christmas Carol; Fade; Frankenstein; The Great Society; The Trials of Sam Houston and White Rabbit Red Rabbit. Tickets for Public Works Dallas The Winter's Tale will be available at a later date. Single tickets start at $20. (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

Huntington Announces Summer Workshop Readings 7/22 & 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company's annual Summer Workshop will start rehearsals on July 11 and conclude in public readings of four new plays on July 22 and 23, 2017. The workshop allows selected members of the Huntington Playwriting Fellows program two weeks to focus on developing new plays. The workshop and public readings will take place in the South End at the Huntington's Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street, Boston. (more...)

BWW Review: RICHARD II at Kentucky Shakespeare
by Keith Waits - Jun 19, 2017

This Royal Throne of KingsNeill Robertson is having a very good year. After a triumphant turn in Hedwig and the Angry Inch just one month ago, he here presents us with a Richard II that is nothing less than a lesson for us all. (more...)

Crackle to Premiere New Drama Series THE OATH, Starring Sean Bean, in 2018
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks' free, ad supported streaming network, today announced that International Emmy(R)-winning Sean Bean ('Broken,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Lord of the Rings'), has been cast in its upcoming original drama series, THE OATH. (more...)

YOU FOR ME FOR YOU, TILIKUM and More Slated for Sideshow Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Sideshow Theatre Company has announced its 2017-18 Season, launching next spring with the Chicago premiere of Mia Chung's absurdly inventive smash-hit YOU FOR ME FOR YOU, directed by artistic associate Elly Green. The season concludes next summer with the world premiere of Kristiana Rae Colon's spectacular and fearless indictment TILIKUM, directed by Lili-Anne Brown. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ at Valley Youth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Valley Youth Theatre's (VYT) dazzling production of The Wizard of Oz opened Center Stage at the Herberger Friday, June 9th to a packed theater, earning an enthusiastic standing ovation and rave reviews. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

MyDream Launches Controller-Free Virtual Reality Game Candy Squad at E3 Expo
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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Bluff City Theater presents the American Premiere of EMILY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

For Executive Director Joe Anderson, the next production in the 2017 Season has deep personal meaning. (more...)

Creative Unveils All-New Sound BlasterX AE-5 Audiophile-Grade Gaming Sound Card with World's Best PC Headphone Amp
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

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Microsoft premieres Xbox One X, world's most powerful console
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

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THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE AND WAR and HAMLET Slated for Shakespeare Royal Oak's 17th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

This summer will mark Water Works Theatre Company's 17th season presenting Shakespeare Royal Oak, the largest outdoor Shakespeare event in Michigan. (more...)

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