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Review Roundup: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at Actors' Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Actors' Playhouse will present the South Florida premiere of It Shoulda Been You from May 17 - June 11, 2017 at the Miracle Theatre. With an original book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove and music by Barbara Anselmi, It Shoulda Been You puts a refreshingly modern spin on the traditional wedding comedy, proving that when it comes to wedding day insanity, it's all relative. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 31, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 31, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! According to the non-clock thing hanging on the wall - what's it called? Oh, yeah, a calendar (yeah, like we'd ever allow a calendar to hang on any wall under our control - today is May 31, 2017! It's another day to allow yourself to live life dramatically and to gain ownership of your own schedule for the rest of the week so you can be certain to get to the theater. Yesterday, in our never-ending quest to enlist all of you to write our daily column for us, we posted TODAY'S QUERY on Facebook, asking our gentle readers to weigh in or whether or not 'dressing for the theater' is de rigueur or is it more of a 'come as you are' nature. Little did we know that such a question could engender such passionate responses and we daresay rather passionate defenses of the wear-whatever-the-hell-you-want school of thought. (more...)

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins on Friday, June 23 at 1:30PM. (more...)

BWW Review: ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Union Theatre
by Gary Naylor - May 29, 2017

Annie Get Your Gun delivers wonderful, uncynical entertainment, the romance studded with some of the finest songs ever written for the theatre. (more...)

Fullscreen Joins Forces with Wattpad for New Fanfiction Series 'FANtasies'
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

In a first of its kind collaboration, Fullscreen and Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, announced a partnership to take fanfiction to the next level with “FANtasies.” (more...)

New Gay Rock Opera TUNNELVISION: THE MUSICAL to Premiere at The Studio @ 620
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

In celebration of LGBT Pride Month, The Studio @ 620 will present the world debut of the new gay rock opera, 'Tunnelvision: The Musical.' (more...)

BWW Review: THE MIKADO, Richmond Theatre
by Gary Naylor - May 25, 2017

The Mikado is as much as ever in this all male version that showcases the great songs with some fine voices. (more...)

PRIDE CAMP Kicks Off A New Educational Program at Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Pride Arts Center is creating all-inclusive learning environments for LGBTQ+ allies. This will include summer Pride Camps for middle school and high school aged students, using theater arts to learn more about navigating our complex world. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - New Season of TLC's 90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY EVER AFTER?
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

The second season of 90 DAY FIANCE: HAPPILY Ever After? returns with five couples from previous seasons of the original series who gave up everything for a shot at love and the American dream. (more...)

Orlando's Newest Openings Offer Something for Everyone This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Recently named AAA's Top Destination for Memorial Day Travel, Orlando is unveiling some of the largest expansions in theme park history this week, from the enchanting alien world of Pandora to the island paradise of Volcano Bay. These historic openings are the culmination of a year filled with new offerings including phenomenal dining options and brand new resorts. It's one of the most exciting times to be in Orlando, where all-new adventure, thrills and family fun await visitors looking for an unforgettable summer vacation. (more...)

Elephante Drops New Single 'Troupled' ft. Deb's Daughter
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Currently in the midst of his biggest North American tour to date, breakthrough independent artist Tim Wu - best known as Elephante - has at last unveiled his first major single of 2017. 'Troubled' ft. Deb's Daughter is available to buy or stream now. (more...)

BWW Review: OUR TOWN visits the past at The Armory
by Scott Rawson - May 22, 2017

    Grover's Corners is of course the backdrop to the romance of George Gibbs (Jon Churchwell) and Emily Webb (Amanda Rodriquez). With minimal set to interfere with the actor's ability to carry the story the play moves along initially at a refreshing small-town pace. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Sunday, May 28, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Sunday, May 28, 2017! (more...)

CBS to Present PRINCESS DIANA: HER LIFE | HER DEATH | THE TRUTH, 5/22
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

Princess Diana captured the world's imagination so much so, many thought they really knew her. The reality is that they just knew a part of the Diana story. (more...)

BWW Preview: Excitement Builds at WDW for PANDORA-THE WORLD OF AVATAR and More
by Marina Kennedy - May 19, 2017

Come along with Broadwayworld.com as we travel to Orlando to preview 'Pandora, World of Avatar,' the newest attraction at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World (WDW) that will open to the public on May 27th. We will also be doing dining and 'Blockbuster Summer' features for our readers. (more...)

The Barrow Group Announces Complete Casting for Lisa Loomer's EXPECTING ISABEL
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

THE BARROW GROUP (Lee Brock and Seth Barrish, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director) is proud to announce complete casting for the final show in their 2016/17 season EXPECTING ISABEL written by Lisa Loomer. Directed by Seth Barrish,EXPECTING ISABEL begins performances Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the TBG Theatre at The Barrow Group (312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor) and officially opens Tuesday, June 13, 2017 for a limited run through Saturday, July 8, 2017. Tickets are on sale now at www.barrowgroup.org. (more...)

Hal Linden Signs on for TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced that acclaimed actor Hal Linden (replacing the previously announced Bruce Davison) has been added to its very special theatrical event also starring Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Winspear Opera House
by Samuel Weber - May 17, 2017

BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Winspear Opera House (more...)

TLC Premieres New Relationship Series THE SPOUSE HOUSE 7/9
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

TLC is kicking off Summer by spicing up the wedding and relationship genre with a fresh look at marriage on THE SPOUSE HOUSE, a ten-episode series following fourteen singles who each want nothing more than to find their true love and spend the rest of their lives together. THE SPOUSE HOUSE premieres on Sunday, July 9th at 10/9c. (more...)

Alexis Michelle's IT TAKES A WOMAN to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, welcomes back Alexis Michelle, star of Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race, for the final performance of her headline run of her solo show It Takes A Woman next Thursday, June 13, 2017 at 9:30 PM. This time with lots of surprises for Pride including a duest with Andrew Keenan-Bolger! (more...)

BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Herbert Paine - Jun 7, 2017

Arizona Broadway Theatre's production of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST radiates with intimacy and charm, thanks to standout performances by Jill-Christine Wiley as Belle and Tony Edgerton as Beast and a marvelous cast. A fun show for the entire family! (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Set to Open at Hale Theatre in Gilbert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Audiences are certain to be entranced as the Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert is transformed into a magical underwater kingdom when the Hale presents Disney's The Little Mermaid. The production featuring fantastic costumes and special effects bows on July 7th and runs through August 19th. Beneath-the-sea settings and story engage sophisticated theatrical techniques to create other-worldly gliding movements for the actors. (more...)

Cool Off with a Cold Brew(ed Iced Tea) during National Iced Tea Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

To kick off summer and National Iced Tea Month, the Tea Council of the USA has teamed up with registered dietitian and blogger, Carlene Thomas of Healthfully Ever After, to inspire American consumers with fun, unique and healthy ways to sip tea their favorite way iced! All month long, Carlene will be sharing recipes and combinations to highlight the many different types of tea and their endless flavor combinations to satisfy all taste preferences. (more...)

Blockbuster Summer at WALT DISNEY WORLD is a Total Happening
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 6, 2017

Walt Disney World has debuted their 'Blockbuster Summer' with exciting new attractions and experiences at the parks. (more...)

Fulton Theatre to Present Pennsylvania Premiere of Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the Pennsylvania Premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Disney's Newsies, June 6 through July 23. The inspirational Disney's Newsies, based on the real-life Newsboys strike of 1899 and the 1992 film, was the toast of Broadway for more than two years. (more...)

Photo Flash: Fulton Theatre Seizes the Day with Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the Pennsylvania Premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Disney's Newsies, June 6 through July 23. The inspirational Disney's Newsies, based on the real-life Newsboys strike of 1899 and the 1992 film, was the toast of Broadway for more than two years. (more...)

BWW Review: SHORTS PLAYS WRITTEN AND ON STAGE A DAY LATER at 4x6 FEST At CL Space
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jun 27, 2017

EIGHT SHORTS PLAYS WERE WRITTEN AND ON STAGE A DAY LATER at 4x6 Fest At CL Space (more...)

BWW Review: Superb Performances Mark Beautifully Poetic THE PRIDE at The Wallis
by Michael Quintos - Jun 26, 2017

Fittingly, as most of the world celebrates Gay Pride month, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills is presenting an absorbing, beautifully-poetic production of playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell's drama THE PRIDE, which continues its Los Angeles-area premiere through July 9, 2017. Highly-stylized yet riveting and universally approachable, this new production of the play that originated in the UK features a superb cast smartly directed by the Wallis' Artist-in-Residence Michael Arden. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company's Summer Program Soars with ALADDIN JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

'A Whole New World' kicks off the summer youth program with Aladdin JR., based on the iconic animated film and featuring an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Soar to new heights on a magical, flying carpet ride filled with romance, adventure and hilarious hijinks. When street urchin Aladdin vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more beloved characters come to life in this fantastical musical that celebrates the power of love and friendship. Aladdin JR. is directed and choreographed by Carolanne Marano, with Musical Direction by Miriam Arichea. The production opens July 7 and runs for 5 performances only through July 9. (more...)

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...)

Theatre Conservatory Students present INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

South Coast Repertory's Summer Players will present the award-winning Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods on the Julianne Argyros stage, directed by Hisa Takakuwa, with musical direction by Erin McNally. Performances by SCR's Theatre Conservatory students run Aug. 12-20; tickets are on sale now at www.scr.org.  (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS 'S Wonderful' at State Theatre
by Roy Berko - Jun 22, 2017

My Broadway review of “An American In Paris, A New Musical,” stated that it was “a visual, dance-driven Broadway story-telling creation that is gorgeous, enchanting, seamless and sophisticated.” Though I won't go raise the banner as high for the touring production, I will say that it is a very, very pleasing and “'S Wonderful” evening of theater. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday to Bring 'MELLOW TONE' to Marines' Memorial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Tony and two-time Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday will bring Jennifer Holliday: In a Mellow Tone to San Francisco's Marines' Memorial Theatre (609 Sutter St.) for one performance only - Friday, July 21 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Tony & Two-Time Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday Comes to San Francisco 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Tony and two-time Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday will bring Jennifer Holliday: In a Mellow Tone to San Francisco's Marines' Memorial Theatre (609 Sutter St.) for one performance only - Friday, July 21 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Foo Fighters Coming to Casper This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Foo Fighters' CONCRETE AND GOLD tour will stop on December 10 at Casper Events Center. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, June 29th at 10:00 am. (more...)

Foo Fighters' New Album 'Concrete and Gold' Available for Pre-Order Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Foo Fighters' 'Concrete and Gold' is available for pre-order now. “I wanted it to be the biggest sounding Foo Fighters record ever. (more...)

Review Roundup: Allen Leech and Ginnifer Goodwin in CONSTELLATIONS at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced that Downton Abbey star Allen Leech will make his U.S. stage debut opposite Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time, Big Love) in the Los Angeles Premiere of Constellations, Nick Payne's 2015 Broadway sensation. The Geffen's production is directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Guards at the Taj) and marks Goodwin's Los Angeles stage debut. (more...)

Take A Small Step To Being Your Best This Summer With goodnessKNOWS' Snack Squares
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

This summer, goodnessKNOWS snack squares is encouraging people to take a small step to get closer to their goals and what better way to start than on June 21 the first day of summer and International Yoga Day. To give everyone an opportunity to participate in the brand's inaugural "Try a Little Yoga Day," goodnessKNOWS will be hosting the celebration LIVE on its Facebook page with yoga and snack recipe demos from experts. (more...)

Pride Arts Center Theatre for Young Audiences Begins 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Pride Arts Center (PAC), home to Pride Films and Plays (PFP), has been producing a variety of shows each month, but this summer will be their first ever Theatre for Young Audiences production. (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Rocks the Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Jun 18, 2017

Simply put, get thee to the Kennedy Center to experience it for yourself. (more...)

BWW Review: Heather Ogden is One Strong Swan in the National Ballet of Canada's SWAN LAKE
by Taylor Long - Jun 17, 2017

The theme will get under your skin. With some of the most beautiful music ballet has to offer, SWAN LAKE is sure to capture your heart. The National Ballet of Canada is celebrating the 140th anniversary of Tchaikovsky's most iconic ballet with their dark, brooding production designed by Santo Loquasto and Robert Thomson with choreography by James Kudelka. The opening night performance featured ballet's power couple, Heather Ogden and Guillaume Cote. Stunning design meets extraordinary dancing, creating a real-life fairytale on the Four Seasons Centre stage. (more...)

BWW Review: Geffen Playhouse Sets Its Course for Love in CONSTELLATIONS
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 16, 2017

What a difference one decision makes. Turn a corner, say hello, say nothing, leave - even the smallest of choices has the power to alter our future. In CONSTELLATIONS, Nick Payne's exquisite play for two, now on stage at Geffen Playhouse, we watch the various stages of a couple's relationship play out as a series of overlapping alternate realities. (more...)

BWW Review: Lyric Theatre Singers Present HELLO BROADWAY! at the D.B. Clarke Theatre
by Maggie Owen - Jun 16, 2017

The Lycric Theatre Singers captivated audiences with their opening night, spring show Hello Broadway! at the D.B. Clarke Theatre in Montreal, QC (more...)

Danbury's Musicals at Richter to Open 33rd Season with INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating its 33rd season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, kicks off the summer June 16 with 'Into the Woods,' James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's epic Tony Award-winning musical take on intertwining fairy tales, fervent wishes and the challenges of life beyond 'happily Ever After.' (more...)

Audra McDonald to Chair NYMF 2017; Lesli Margherita and More to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald (Shuffle Along; Ragtime; The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) as 2017 NYMF Honorary Chair. (more...)

Photo Flash: EXPECTING ISABEL Celebrates Opening Night at The Barrow Group
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Barrow Group presents the final show in their 2016/17 season, EXPECTING ISABEL written by Lisa Loomer. Directed by Seth Barrish, EXPECTING ISABEL opened on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at TBG Theatre at The Barrow Group (312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor) for a limited run through Saturday, July 8, 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Elephante Drops Lyric Video for New Single 'Troubled' ft. Deb's Daughter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Currently in the midst of his biggest North American tour to date, breakthrough independent artist Tim Wu - best known as Elephante - has at last unveiled his first major single of 2017. 'Troubled' ft. Deb's Daughter is available to buy or stream now. (more...)

BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES Rocks, Really Rocks, at Cain Park
by Roy Berko - Jun 11, 2017

If you are a fanatic for rock and roll, especially from the genre's golden age, you will absolutely love "Rock of Ages." "Oh Sherrie," "The Search is Over," as you'll think it's "Just like Paradise" and believe that you are in "Heaven," having "Nothin' But a Good Time," which is pretty darn good! (more...)

BWW Review: VIXEN, The Vaults
by Gary Naylor - Jun 1, 2017

Vixen updates Leos Janacek's opera for the victims of Generation Rent moving the action into the big city of 2017 with hi tech and great singing. (more...)

Diana Huey, Eric Kunze, Joey Barreiro, Matt Bogart, James Snyder and More Slated for Pittsburgh CLO's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO celebrates 71 years of musical theater magic with an incredible line-up of musicals featuring a team of Pittsburgh CLO alumni and Broadway's very best artists. (more...)

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