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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (New York, NY)
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Blackstone to Publish LOVED by #1 New York Times and #1 USA Today Bestselling Authors P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 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...)

FX Greenlights Season Season of Hit Drama Series TABOO
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

TABOO, the drama series executive produced by and starring Tom Hardy, who also co-created the series alongside Steven Knight and Chips Hardy, has been renewed for a second season by FX and BBC One. (more...)

YEARS IN THE HUNDREDS Extended at Central Works Theater Berkeley City Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Central Works has extended its 2017 season opener, the bizarre mystery about twin sisters Years in the Hundreds by Jesse Potterveld, it is now extended and must close March 26. Playwright Jesse Potterveld's debut production Years in the Hundreds was met with an engaged and enthusiastic response from the press and audiences alike. The production was described at its premiere as "riveting & raw" with "delicious and disastrous secrets, harboring crime, love, and dalliances." In Years in the Hundreds "even the strangest things appear plausible" yet "unnervingly unpredictable".  Directed by Gary Graves, Years in the Hundreds was developed in the Central Works Writers Workshop and features actors Tamar Cohn, Anne Hallinan and Adam Roy. (more...)

Guest Blog: Toby Whithouse On The Worrying Prescience Of EXECUTIONER NUMBER ONE
by Guest Blog: Toby Whithouse - Mar 7, 2017

Executioner Number One is a black comedy set in a modern-day England where, following the Guildford and Birmingham bombings of the mid Seventies, the public were given a chance to vote on the reintroduction of the death penalty. (more...)

Activist Avi Hoffman To Create Programming For Holocaust Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Internationally renowned actor and Jewish culture activist Avi Hoffman, who was recently inducted into the Bronx Jewish Hall of Fame, is thrilled to announce 2017 programming that will focus on education, entertainment, tolerance, and Holocaust awareness. (more...)

American Leadership Means Standing #WithRefugees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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Take Down the Cartel in Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands, Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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BWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2017: RICHARD III at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Mar 6, 2017

This Schaubühne Berlin production portrays Richard as the ultimate villain. (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...)

THE FLICK, THE TEMPEST, 1984 Among Jobsite Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jobsite Theater has announces the 2017-18 season, our 15th as resident theater company of the Straz Center in downtown Tampa. (more...)

BWW Review: MY BRILLIANT FRIEND PARTS 1 & 2, Rose Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 20, 2017

Naples is brought to London, as we track the extraordinary lives of Lila and Lenu in an adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan novels that overreaches itself. (more...)

JOHNNY 10 BEERS' DAUGHTER Up Next as Part of Chicago Dramatists' Grafting Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Something Marvelous and Randy Steinmeyer, in association with Chicago Dramatists' Grafting Project, present the Johnny 10 Beers' Daughter. Written by Dana Lynn Formby and directed by Emmi Hilger, Johnny 10 Beers' Daughter runs May 19 - June 18 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. (more...)

Victory Gardens to Present World Premiere of QUEEN by Madhuri Shekar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

Dane Fowlkes Shares 'Ordinary Glory: Finding Grace in the Commonplace'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

'Ordinary Glory: Finding Grace in the Commonplace': a book of reflections on the extraordinary potential of an ordinary life. 'Ordinary Glory: Finding Grace in the Commonplace' is the creation of published author Dane Fowlkes, who has led anything but a dull existence-from initiation into an African tribe in northern Kenya where he is known as Jilo, a name that means 'a season of celebration,' to living near Gandhi's ashram on the Sabarmati River in Gujarat, India. Dane served as pastor of several churches before being appointed for missionary service in Kenya. He worked with an unreached tribe in northern Kenya and equipped existing churches around Mount Kenya to establish new ones, later becoming dean of Kenya Baptist Theological College and leading a national program of theological education for pastors. After two terms of service in Kenya, he moved to India, before returning to the United States. Dane earned a doctor of philosophy degree from the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He now works with an international relief organization. (more...)

History Announces Over 100 Hours of Original Documentary Limited Series & Specials
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Fortifying its position as the leading brand for factual entertainment, HISTORY(R) has greenlit more than 100 hours of original, premium documentary limited series and specials to premiere in 2017 (more...)

Bob Laurent Releases THIN PLACES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

'Thin Places': a dark and unforgettable story that brags of shadowy Enemies with ancient and unrelenting motives and the ultimate showdown between light and dark. 'Thin Places' is the creation of published author, Bob Laurent, a gifted and celebrated author, public speaker, and outstanding husband, father, and grandfather. (more...)

VIDEO: Darren Criss Talks HEDWIG, 'Flash' Musical Episode & More on 'Conan'
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

On last night's CONAN, guest Darren Criss talked about dressing like a woman in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH and reveals he is disappointed he'll never look that pretty again. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces David Lozano to Direct NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced the appointment of David Lozano to direct Native Gardens by Karen Zacarias.  Mr. Lozano, Executive Artistic Director of Dallas' Cara Mia Theatre Co., will be making his directorial debut at WTT with Native Gardens.  (more...)

National Geographic Channel to Premiere First Scripted Series GENIUS, 4/25
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Premiering Tuesday, April 25, at 9/8c, National Geographic's new 10-part global event series, GENIUS - the network's first scripted series - reveals how Albert became Einstein, exploring his extraordinary professional achievements along with his volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships. (more...)

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and More Highlight Garden Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Garden Theatre, located at 160 West Plant Street in historic Winter Garden, is pleased to announce the 2017 - 2018 Theatre Season, running from September 2017 - May 2018. (more...)

SECRETS OF THE DEAD Reveals Untold Story of Nero's Sunken City, 3/29
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

For the first time, an international team of scientists, archaeologists, and historians is meticulously mapping the underwater ruins and piecing together evidence that could provide answers to these questions. Secrets of the Dead chronicles this investigation uncovering what life was like in Nero's Sunken City. T (more...)

Jesse J. Perez and Nikkole Salter to Lead MACBETH, Helmed by Liesl Tommy, at STC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Macbeth, directed by Tony Award-nominee Liesl Tommy and featuring Jesse J. Perez as Macbeth and Nikkole Salter as Lady Macbeth. The show will run April 25-May 28 at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). (more...)

BWW Review: FROM THE MOUTHS OF MONSTERS Makes Powerful Premiere at the Kennedy Center
by Barbara Johnson - Mar 11, 2017

Inspired by (but not literally adapted from) Mary Shelley's 200-year-old novel Frankenstein, Idris Goodwin's FROM THE MOUTHS OF MONSTERS makes a powerful world premiere at the Kennedy Center's Family Theater. A two-actor play starring Shannon Dorsey and Tia Shearer in energetic, flexible roles, it sports a cool, contemporary aesthetic and impeccable sound design (Christopher Baine) - important for a play that's all about a teenager's discovery of the weight of words. (more...)

Microids Unveils Syberia 3 Release Date and its First Trailer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

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SOUTH AFRICA: THEN & NOW—Two Monumental Plays by Two South African Icons in Rep at Mosaic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents South Africa: Then & Now, a dynamic spring repertory that takes audience members back to the depths of Apartheid, before moving forward to the ongoing search for truth and reconciliation in a wounded country. The repertory launches with Athol Fugard's seminal masterpiece, BLOOD KNOT (March 29-April 30, 2017)-an intimate parable about a brotherhood devastated by the constraints of Apartheid-under the direction of Studio Theatre Founding Artistic Director Joy Zinoman, making her Mosaic Theater Company debut. (more...)

PodcastOne Chairman Norman Pattiz Announces Launch of WWE Star Scott Levy's Raven Effect On The Network
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

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San Antonio Conservation Society Announces 2017 Publication Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The American Venice. Courthouse Architecture. Cattle Ranching Empire. Civil War Diary. Julian Onderdonk's Lost Years. Texas Politics in Pictures. WWII Internment Camp. Texas Trail Drives. The Cotton Revolution. Independent Booksellers. Where Texas Meets the Sea. (more...)

Nintendo News: Nintendo Reveals New Partnerships and First Indie Games Coming to Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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Rec Room Arts Launches New Non-Profit Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Longtime friends, theatre artists and HSPVA educators Matt Hune and Stephanie Wittels Wachs have joined forces yet again to launch Rec Room Arts, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that aims to provide artists of all disciplines a FREE platform to develop and perform new work. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Will Smith Stars in New Film BRIGHT, Coming to Netflix This December
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

From the director of Suicide Squad and End of Watch, David Ayer, comes a new film starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, and Noomi Rapace. Experience the world of BRIGHT exclusively on Netflix this December. (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...)

Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, and More Complete the Cast of THE TREATMENT at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Joining Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in THE TREATMENT will be Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, Julian Ovenden, Ellora Torchia, Indira Varma, and Hara Yannas. The Treatment begins previews at the Almeida Theatre on Monday 24 April and runs until Saturday 10 June. (more...)

BWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award Winners
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 24, 2017

Time is running out to get your 2017 Oscars Pool picks in, so we here at BroadwayWorld have put together a team of experts and stage and screen stars to help you in your prognostication. The stars lending their acting and filmmaking expertise are Broadway and CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND star Donna Lynne Champlin; UNDATEABLE and the West End's Dewey Finn in SCHOOL OF ROCK, David Fynn; Broadway and CHICAGO MED star Patti Murin; and one of the stars of the new Broadway musical Caesar Samayoa. (more...)

Off Broadway West Theatre Company Opens WITHOUT MERCY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Off Broadway West Theatre Company ('OBWTC') proudly announces the Opening Night of their world premiere production Patricia Milton's new play, Without Mercy, opening February 24 and closing March 25.  This play is not to be missed as it concerns the controversial and sensitive subject of capital punishment. (more...)

American Museum of National History Presents Summer 2017 Camps
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Adventures in Science program introduces children to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits. (more...)

'CLANDESTINO' Returns With Exclusive Access To The Sinaloa Cartel And The El Salvador Maras
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater Announces Season 29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Managing Director PJ Albert have announced the 10 productions that will comprise Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF's upcoming 2017-2018 Season. Featuring a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, two Shakespearean epics, a madcap riff on a literary classic, critically acclaimed new works, an adaptation of a cinematic treasure, and stories ripped from the pages of today's most popular children's books, the nationally renowned Theater's 29th Season offers something for every audience in Central Florida and beyond. (more...)

Critically Acclaimed Game Studio Shiro Games Announces Viking Strategy...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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Florida Rep Announces 2017 PlayLab Titles and Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2017 PlayLab Festival of new plays and emerging voices will feature six new play readings, two world premiere productions, including last year's festival winner, 'Doublewide', and a keynote address from National New Play Network Executive Director, Nan Barnett. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WILD PARTY, The Other Palace
by Gary Naylor - Feb 21, 2017

The Wild Party is plenty wild enough, but its overly ambitious book and parade of cookie-cutter characters means that it never lands a knockout punch - or song. (more...)

Theaters to Band Together to Combat Trump's Policies This April
by Movies News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On April 4, 2017, almost 90 art house movie theatres across the country in 79 cities and in 34 states, plus one location in Canada, will be participating collectively in a NATIONAL EVENT DAY screening of the 80's movie “1984” (more...)

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Benefit to Honor Artist and Activist Spencer Cox
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On Monday, February 20th at 8 pm at The Pershing Square Signature Center in New York City, Bennington College, in association with The 24 Hour Plays, will present The 24 Hour Plays: A Bennington Tribute to Spencer Cox. (more...)

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