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Photo Flash: Arielle Jacobs and More Perform New Works During BMI's Musical Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

This week The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop presented its top works in this year's showcase. The event was held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City and premiered performances of the best of songs written and composed by recent members of this Drama League, Drama Desk and Tony honored workshop. BroadwayWorld has photos from the showcase below! (more...)

INNER CITY Reunion Concert Announced for Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will be hosting a Reunion Concert of the 1971 Broadway musical, INNER CITY. The original Broadway production, directed by Tom O'Horgan, featured music by Helen Miller and lyrics by Eve Merriam.  The show was based on Merriam's book "The Inner City Mother Goose," a collection of updated nursery rhymes reflecting life of the disenfranchised inhabitants of America's urban inner cities circa 1970. The production ran at Broadway's Barrymore Theater from December 1971 to March 1972. Featured cast member, Linda Hopkins, was awarded a 1972 Tony Award for her performance. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company's 37th Season Continues!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company continues its 37th season in June. This year's theme is 'The American Dream.' (more...)

Heartfelt Novel by James T. Hughes Draws Praise from Reviewers
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

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BWW Interview: Ivan Heng of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at W!LD RICE
by Cheeyang Ng - May 13, 2017

Here's an interview with Ivan Heng, who plays Albin/Zaza, the matriarch of the family and find out some of his thoughts with regards to the LGBT scene in Singapore, and how theatre can challenge the current conservative views that currently shape the country, and create an open dialogue about people that living amongst us. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW 3/13 - 2/17 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Mar 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW 3/13 - 2/17, airing on ABC (more...)

Ambreen Razia's THE DIARY OF A HOUNSLOW GIRL to Launch UK Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

An acerbic comedy told through the sharp, straight-talking voice of an aspirational 16 year old British Muslim girl; The Diary of a Hounslow Girl returns as emerging actress Nyla Levy takes on the lead role in Ambreen Razia's witty debut following its 2016 national tour. (more...)

'Misilla Mouse' Announces New Marketing Boost
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The grandmother and granddaughter team of Dr. Mary Pankiw and 13-year-old Nadya Pankiw, first-time illustrator, shared skills to bring the appealing, fascinating, fanciful children's story in 'Misilla Mouse' (published by Trafford Publishing) which was published in March of 2011. (more...)

KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMYS Breaks R1.6 Million on Opening Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMYS, has raked in a remarkable R1.6 million at the box office on its opening weekend of 3 March 2017, with an attendance of nearly 30 000 people. The film opened at number 3 on the Top 10 after LOGAN: THE WOLVERINE and FIFTY SHADES DARKER. (more...)

Wyatt Johnson Automotive Group Acquires Crown Ford in Nashville, TN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

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Louis Elliott Shares 'Letters to Tim'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Louis Elliott, a retired public school teacher, nursing home administrator, and author has completed his new book 'Letters to Tim': a moving collection of letters written from a grandfather to his grandson, who is struggling with serious health problems. The letters detail the grandfather's own experiences growing up on a farm during the Depression and war years. Experiences such as these are mentioned to serve as a stimulus for the grandson's own inspiration and strength; the grandfather described both the good times and bad times experienced during his own childhood. He hoped to inspire and renew his grandson's spirit while encouraging him to 'keep on fighting.' (more...)

Photo Flash: BY THE WATER Opens Tonight at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Midwest Premiere of By the Water, written by Sharyn Rothstein and directed by Cody Estle.  By the Water runs March 16 - April 23, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, March 24 at 8pm.  (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Comes to Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which opens at New Oxford Theatre on Thursday 5th January. (more...)

PowPAC presents OVER THE TAVERN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

 Set in Buffalo, New York, the playwright's home town, Over the Tavern carries us back to the Eisenhower years of the 1950s and introduces us to the Pazinskis - Mom, Dad and their four children, Eddie, Annie, Georgie and, the hero of our tale, 12-year-old Rudy, a precocious kid who's starting to question Family Values and the Roman Catholic Church. Rudy believes God put us on earth to "have fun," and he's trying to figure out why his family isn't having any. When Rudy goes up against the ruler-wielding Sister Clarissa and announces that instead of being confirmed he'd rather shop around for a more 'fun' religion, all hell breaks loose (more...)

IN SPITE OF HEROIN is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

As a personal testimony to the global drug crisis, Dana Chase has recently published her memoir, 'In Spite of Heroin.' The book shares her family's journey with addiction, as well as the despair management strategies she used to cope with her sons' consequences. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES Returns to We tv Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

WE tv's hit series BRAXTON Family Values returns with all new episodes beginning Today, March 16 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Tea Bir Pens 'The Koala and the Crocodile'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Tea Bird is a mother of two and a passionate creator of stories for the young. She is currently presenting her new book 'The Koala and the Crocodile', the story of a koala's love of eucalyptus leaves, and the colorful relationships that spark his personal growth. (more...)

Tyronna McKinstry Releases 'I Have Overcome by the Word of my Testimony'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

'Have Overcome by the Word of my Testimony': the store of a woman whose relationship with God has empowered her to succeed. 'I Have Overcome by the Word of my Testimony' is the creation of published author, Tyronna McKinstry, lifelong Christian and businesswoman (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES Returns to We tv 3/16
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

WE tv's hit series BRAXTON Family Values returns with all new episodes beginning Thursday, March 16 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Silver Lining Entertainment Announces Return of THE COMEDY UNDERGROUND SERIES Season 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Once again introducing and spotlighting some of the world's hottest new comedic talent, Silver Lining Entertainment (SLE) announces THE COMEDY UNDERGROUND SERIES Season 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES UK Tour Opens Tonight at New Oxford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which opens at New Oxford Theatre tonight 5th January. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars in costume! (more...)

Christopher Lloyd to Go Back to the Future at the State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Great Scott! It's the event that will be generating 1.21 gigawatts of power as Christopher Lloyd takes the State Theatre stage in this electrifying live event! The classic movie Back to the Future will be shown on the big screen followed by storytelling and a Q&A with Christopher Lloyd himself. (more...)

Photo Flash: See LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Sashay onto the Road!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which opened at New Oxford Theatre on Thursday 5th January. (more...)

Author La' Motta Roundtree Pens THE CURSE WITHIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

La' Motta Roundtree has completed his new book 'The Curse Within': an engaging expose with in-depth research into true lifestyle stories of women from different walks of life who became caught up in a fast fantasy lanes of drugs, sex, money, and control. Roundtree found that they were typically raised by men whose desires were based only for love, sex, money, and power. (more...)

Three New Shows Debut on reVolver Podcasts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

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'Home in the Big Backyard—Peaches in July' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Karla Harney Thompson's new book, Home in the Big Backyard-Peaches in July ($20.99, hardcover, 9781498493864, $9.99, paperback, 9781498493857; $4.99, eBook, 9781498493871) shows readers that working together as a family team can be fun, productive and a way to enjoy family traditions. It is easy to allow one member to do all the work, but in order for everyone to enjoy the benefits of the final project, the entire family must participate. In this book, we find mom making the decision to teach her family a hard lesson, but in the end, everyone shares in the responsibility of a wonderful and tasty family accomplishment. Readers will see the fun in sharing a responsibility, the importance of maintaining a family tradition, and will together be able to try out the recipe provided with in this book. The story will encourage the reader and it's listener to spend time together reading and experiencing a hands on project. (more...)

Chem-Trend Promotes Water-based Technologies for Polyurethane Market
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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Chem-Trend Promotes Water-based Technologies for Polyurethane Market
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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Photo Flash: Cleveland Public Theatre presents BARBECUE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the regional premiere of Barbecue, a dark comedy by Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy, Antebellum) and directed by CPT Associate Artistic Director Beth Wood. Barbecue is onstage February 16th - March 11th, 2017 in CPT's historic Gordon Square Theatre. (more...)

Christopher Lloyd to Go Back to the Future at the State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Great Scott! It's the event that will be generating 1.21 gigawatts of power as Christopher Lloyd takes the State Theatre stage in this electrifying live event! The classic movie Back to the Future will be shown on the big screen followed by storytelling and a Q&A with Christopher Lloyd himself. (more...)

Spring-Green Lawn Care Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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Cleveland Public Theatre presents BARBECUE by Robert O'Hara
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the regional premiere of Barbecue, a dark comedy by Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy, Antebellum) and directed by CPT Associate Artistic Director Beth Wood. Barbecue is onstage February 16th - March 11th, 2017 in CPT's historic Gordon Square Theatre.  (more...)

Apex Building Products Partners With Hartville Hardware
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

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Apex Building Products Partners With Hartville Hardware
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

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Cleveland Public Theatre presents BARBECUE by Robert O'Hara
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the regional premiere of Barbecue, a dark comedy by Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy, Antebellum) and directed by CPT Associate Artistic Director Beth Wood. Barbecue is onstage February 16th - March 11th, 2017 in CPT's historic Gordon Square Theatre.  (more...)

Dr. Mary Pankiw's 'Ruffles Rabbit' Announces New Marketing Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Since her childhood, rabbits have been Dr. Mary Pankiw's favorite pet. She and her 15-year-old granddaughter Nadya who is a second-time illustrator shares both their skills to bring 'Ruffles Rabbit,' (published by Trafford Publishing) an appealing, fascinating and fanciful children's story about a rabbit whose determination and persistence makes her a winner. (more...)

Ambreen Razia's THE DIARY OF A HOUNSLOW GIRL to Launch UK Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

An acerbic comedy told through the sharp, straight-talking voice of an aspirational 16 year old British Muslim girl; The Diary of a Hounslow Girl returns as emerging actress Nyla Levy takes on the lead role in Ambreen Razia's witty debut following its 2016 national tour. (more...)

Memoirs, Best-Selling Books and More by Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Carrie Fisher, who passed away on December 27th, wrote several best-selling books, which were mostly semi-autobiographical in nature. Among those were: (more...)

The Ultra Showgirls Return to San Francisco 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

After it's recent sold out run in San Francisco, the cult hit drag rock musical comedy Above and Beyond the Valley of the Ultra Showgirls returns for a command performance at Oasis, as part of the 16th annual SF Sketchfest.  Written & Directed by D'Arcy Drollinger (Shit & Champagne, Disastrous!, Mr. Irresistible), Ultra Showgirls opens January 26th with a mini-stadium rock spectacular, complete with a five piece live band. (more...)

Full Cast Confirmed for LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

???????Further casting has been confirmed for the highly-anticipated first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award-winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which runs at the King's in Glasgow from 25-29 July 2017 as part of its first ever UK tour.   (more...)

BMI Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase to Feature New Musicals in NYC This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop will present its top works in this year's showcase on Monday, May 1st at 4:30 PM. The event will be held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City (10 West 64th Street) and will premiere performances of the best of songs written and composed by recent members of this Drama League-, Drama Desk- and Tony-honored workshop. (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX on ABC - Today, April 28, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX, airing on ABC today, April 28, 2017! (more...)

Paul Rudnick's New Play BIG NIGHT and More Slated for 2017-18 at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 2017-2018 season at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

Whitsons Culinary Group Engages Students with a Focus on Healthy Food
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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Two of Kansas' Top Retirement Income Specialists, Kenneth Burke and Carla Edwards, Offer Free Seminar to Trim Taxes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Graham Rowat, Mortimer Brewster and More Sign on for BTG's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces additional casting for BTG's 2017 Summer Season, including Broadway actor, Graham Rowat (most recently featured in the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard) as Mortimer in Arsenic and Old Lace. (more...)

Mario Lopez, Sheryl Underwood to Host 44th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Announced today on the CBS Daytime program, The Talk, Mario Lopez, host and star of the Emmy-award winning syndicated entertainment news show, Extra, and Sheryl Underwood, one of the hosts of the Emmy-award winning, CBS Daytime program, The Talk, have been named as hosts of the 44th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS (more...)

Joseph L. Follette, Jr. Shares THE SIZZLE MINDSET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Joseph L. Follette, Jr.'s new book The Sizzle Mindset ($11.99, paperback 9781545600177; $5.99, eBook, 9781545600184) shares with couples that they can have a passionate marriage by being great lovers. This books shows individuals how to be great lovers and how to return to love throughout the ups and downs of married life. To have a great marriage one must be a great lover. Being a great lover often requires having been greatly loved by ones parents or caregivers growing up. Unfortunately many miss out on this living example of love. This book teaches concrete principles to individuals who didn't have this example. (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX on ABC - Friday, April 28, 2017
by - Apr 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX, airing on ABC on Friday, April 28, 2017! (more...)

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