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Sasha Regan's All-Male THE MIKADO to Play Exeter Northcott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Following the huge success of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance, Sasha Regan's all-male company returns to Exeter next month with The Mikado. (more...)

Humphry Slocombe Creates Limited Edition 'Tim Tam Slam' PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Ice Cream Flavor
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

For those who are fans of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, ice cream, Australia, over-the-top flamboyant costumes and gay musical theatre - do we have a new ice cream flavor for you! (more...)

Corkscrew Theater Festival Announces Inaugural Season at Paradise Factory
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival Artistic Director Thomas Kapusta announced the new festival today, which features 45 performances of 10 world premiere plays in repertory over 4 weeks this summer at the Paradise Factory Theatre. (more...)

Sneak Peek: COUNTING ON Returns to TLC with More of Life's Major Milestones
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2017

COUNTING ON is back with more oversized episodes and big announcements! A new baby for Jessa and Ben, an unexpected surprise from Jill and Derick, and Joy Anna and Austin's courtship are just some of the major milestones that will be highlighted in the new series. The seven-part run is slated to kick off June 12 at 9/8c and promises love, laughter and tears. (more...)

Latitude Festival 2017 Invites Theatre Line Up To Join The Revolution
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The UK's finest multi-arts festival returns for its 12th edition promising an unrivalled breadth, depth and quality of arts programming. (more...)

BWW Review: THE FERRYMAN, Royal Court
by Kelly McElroy - May 5, 2017

Butterworth's writing offers an exquisite balance of humour and drama, revelry and mourning, surprise and expectation. It is a masterclass in every aspect of production and performance. It seems as though the Royal Court has once again made history with this incredible, deft creation. (more...)

GREY'S ANATOMY's Kelly McCreary to Star in INTIMATE APPAREL at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced the cast and creative team of INTIMATE APPAREL by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Bay Street Theater Artistic Director Scott Schwartz. Kelly McCreary, currently one of the stars of Grey's Anatomy on ABC, will star as Esther Mills. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Play Final West End Performance in August; Tour to Open in September
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, based on the early life and career of legendary singer songwriter Carole King, will complete its run at the Aldwych Theatre on 5 August 2017.  (more...)

Americana Singer Songwriter Shelly Waters to Release New Album in July
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Americana singer-songwriter Shelly Waters is set to release her new, self-titled album on July 28, 2017. (more...)

6th Annual HSMTA Winners Announced at Dallas Summer Musicals
by Kyle Christopher West - May 23, 2017

6th Annual HSMTA Winners Announced at Dallas Summer Musicals (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop announced today a one week extension for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. (more...)

Cast Complete for Nina Raine's TRIBES at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces full casting for Kate Hewitt's production of Tribes by Nina Raine. Kate Hewitt, winner of the inaugural RTST Director Award Scheme, directs Ciaran Stewart (Billy), Emily Howlett (Sylvia), Simon Rouse (Christopher), Lindy Whiteford (Beth), Oliver Johnstone (Dan) and Louisa Connolly-Burnham (Ruth). The production opens on 3 July, with previews from 29 June, and runs until 22 July. (more...)

HUNDRED DAYS, Rachel Chavkin-Helmed 'BUCKINGHAMSHIRE' and More Slated for 2017-18 at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced five productions as part of its complete 2017/18 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: CABARET IN CAPTIVITY Pays Tribute to Victims of the Holocaust Through a Profound Night of Musical Escapism and Reflection
by Amy Oestreicher - May 2, 2017

Alice Sommer Herz, the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor and a prolific concert pianist, once said, 'Music saved my life, and Music saves me still.' On Yom Hashoah, a day devoted to honoring the lives lost in the Holocaust, a group of artists visited Pangea to pay tribute to souls saved through music, the strong men and women of the concentration camps, and the resilience of the human spirit. (more...)

Lee Brice and Justin Moore Bring Triumphant 'American Made Tour' to Close
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

31 shows. 120,000+ fans. Multiple sold out dates. Lee Brice and Justin Moore closed out their co-headline 'American Made Tour' Friday, April 28th, wrapping up a four-month trek alongside buzz-worthy opening acts William Michael Morgan and Brett Young. (more...)

THE REAL THING, GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE and More Set for Rose Theatre Kingston's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its autumn 2017 and spring 2018 season. (more...)

BWW Interview: Drew McOnie Talks ON THE TOWN
by Marianka Swain - May 19, 2017

Director/choreographer Drew McOnie's work includes In the Heights, Strictly Ballroom, The Wild Party and Jesus Christ Superstar. He's now back at Regent's Park helming On the Town - the classic musical tale of three sailors on shore leave in search of love and adventure - which opens tonight. (more...)

The Doo Wops to Make Comedy Bar Debut This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Doo Wops finally stop being lazy bastards and make their Comedy Bar debut, 945 Bloor Street West, Toronto (Just West of Ossington) in An evening with…The DOO WOPS, one night only, June 3rd 2017 at 7pm and 9pm. (more...)

James Vincent McMorrow Announces New Album, TRUE CARE
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

James Vincent McMorrow has today confirmed details of his new album True Care, which is available next week (May 26th) via Caroline Records/AllPoints Recordings. A track list is below, and additional information, including lyrics, can be found at (more...)

Simon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Finds Full Company at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. (more...)

Cast Announced for Corcadorca's Upcoming Production FAR AWAY on Spike Island
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Corcadorca Theatre Company, pioneers of site-specific productions, are setting sail to Spike Island in Cork Harbour this summer with a production of  Caryl Churchill 's “Far Away”, as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Road Theatre Company presents THE LYONS
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the fourth and final show of its 2016-2017 season, the Los Angeles premiere of THE LYONS, written by acclaimed playwright Nicky Silver and directed by Scott Alan Smith.  THE LYONS will begin previews on Sunday, May 7 at 2pm; will open on Friday, May 12 at 8pm and run through Saturday, July 1 at the Road Theatre on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

LA Photographer Martin Cox Opens Solo Show Amidst Iceland's Growing Art Scene
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

This summer, Los Angeles-based, UK-born photographer Martin Cox will open an ambitious solo exhibition, Far Away Right Here at the Husavik Museum in Iceland. Many of the photographs that will be on exhibit stem from Cox's month-long residency at the Fjuk Art Center in Husavik Iceland in 2016. While in residence in Husavik, Cox explored the climate and created a series of images that were inspired by the landscape and history of Husavik. (more...)

INVSN 'This Constant War' New Single From Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

“This Constant War” utilizes a militia of percussion that invokes the feeling of persistence. A prod and a push to keep going especially in times of public and private turmoil (more...)

by Maggie Owen - May 12, 2017

This week's Emerging Talent Montreal, Student Edition features Gita Miller, a talented young woman graduating from the Professional Theater Program at Dawson College in Montreal, QC. (more...)

Zhaopin Report Found China's Working Women Less Keen on Childbearing
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017


Photo Flash: W.Bruce Cameron Celebrates the Release of A DOG'S WAY HOME
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Last night, W.Bruce Cameron (A Dog's Purpose, Eight Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter) held a launch party for his latest book, A Dog's Way Home. Coinciding with the release, the party was held at the Jamaica Inn in Marina Del Rey, California.  Notable attendees included Tony Winner Marissa Jaret-Winokur, 3x Golden Globe winning Executive Producer and Writer Cindy Chupak.  (more...)

Metallica to Kick Off The WorldWired 2017 North American Tour Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Metallica will kick off their WorldWired 2017 North American tour in support of their new album Hardwired...To Self-Destruct tonight in Baltimore, MD at M&T Bank Stadium. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Toe-taps Its Way to the Altria Theater
by Jeremy Bustin - Apr 27, 2017

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is part of the 2016-2017 Broadway in Richmond series. (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Company Proudly Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

4th Wall Theatre Company - Philip Lehl and Kim Tobin-Lehl, Artistic Directors - are proud to announce an exciting line up of four diverse plays for 4th Wall's seventh season. (more...)

Sasha Regan's All Male THE MIKADO Comes To The King's Theatre Edinburgh
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 27, 2017

Following the highly successful all-male tours of H.M.S. Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance, Sasha Regan returns with the world premiere of the irresistible The Mikado - one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most famous operettas. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at Pasadena City College Brings Washington Heights to California
by Erica Garcia - Apr 27, 2017

Pasadena City College brought Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS to Southern California in an exciting, vibrant, and mesmerizing production. (more...)

Leading Gay Writers Join Forces To Tell Stories Of Our Lives Over 7 Decades
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Outlaws to In-laws, which gets its world premiere at London's King's Head Theatre from 29 August - 23 September, is dedicated to the struggles and joys of gay men connecting with each other over the last seven decades.   (more...)

His Holiness Pope Francis Addresses Annual TED Conference
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017


by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Welcome to America - A Caribbean Musical, has extended its limited run due to sold out performances and overwhelming audience demand during its first run of shows last weekend. (more...)

Kritzerland Announces MAY MADNESS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

 Kritzerland announces a new concert event coming on Sunday, May 7, 2017 entitled "May Madness." This entertaining evening will take place at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal in North Hollywood, California. The 77th Kritzerland show will feature fun and fancy-free "May Madness" offerings.  It's an anything goes show, culled from a whole potpourri of eclectic and unusual material.  Surprises are in store. (more...)

Best of Zabalaza 2017 Winner, BOY NTULIKAZI, Comes to the Baxter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Baxter's Best of Zabalaza 2017 winner, BOY NTULIKAZI, will be staged for a limited season at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio this May. The one-hander is written by Thobani Nzuza and Kagiso Tsimakwane and is directed and performed by Nzuza himself. (more...)

Sundance Institute to Highlight New Work by Syrian Playwrights in Germany
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Six Europe-based Syrian playwrights will create new work in Arabic as part of Sundance Institute's Playwrights Residency in Berlin and Neuklostersee, continuing the Theatre Program's mission-driven tradition of nurturing and amplifying emerging and established playwrights at the cutting edge of their craft, and furthers their support of work from the Middle East and North Africa. (more...)

BWW Review: Gripping FROZEN at ArtsWest Feels Like a Documentary at Times
by Jay Irwin - Apr 23, 2017

First off, Dear Readers, let me explain that you will see no singing Ice Princesses or wacky snowmen in this show. This particular play called "Frozen", currently playing at ArtsWest, is about as Far Away from the Disney movie as it could be considering it deals with serial killers. And while the performances are quite powerful and it's a very interesting subject, at times it feels like a lecture on serial killers and other times a drama with some superfluous storylines. (more...)

Close Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships Make Healthy Kids
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017


New Children's Book, 'Super-Bestest Grandparent' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

As a technological innovator in the personalized children's book industry, I See Me! introduces a new customizable storybook, Super-Bestest Grandparent, that highlights the mentoring and loving bond between grandparent and grandchild. Intergenerational bonds offer distinct social, emotional, and educational benefits. Grandparents often take on the role of mentor, advocate, and supportive listener. While many children's books cover relationships between parent and child, friends, and siblings, fewer engage in the valuable bond between child and grandparent. I See Me! celebrates this connection with the diversity of personalization and offers a memorable keepsake to families. (more...)

SkyWater Technology Foundry Unveils Technology Foundry Concept at IoTFuse Conference
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017


Viacom Velocity Study Finds That 68% of Millennials Trust People Online with a Shared Interest More Than News or Government, Almost 2/3 Say They Can Influence Popular Cul
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017


Viacom Velocity Study Finds That 68% of Millennials Trust People Online with a Shared Interest More Than News or Government, Almost 2/3 Say They Can Influence Popular Cul
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017


BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is Stunning at The Landmark Theatre
by Natasha Ashley - Apr 19, 2017

The latest musical to grace the stage at Syracuse's Landmark Theatre is the U.S. tour of the jukebox musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Featuring a book by Douglas McGrath it showcases the early life and career of singer and songwriter Carole King. The music and lyrics featured in the production are by Carole King and Gerry Goffin, along with other top hits written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. (more...)

Rare Custom Private Scottsdale Estate to be offered at Luxury No Reserve Auction with Supreme Auctions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017


CHOICE Humanitarian, Microsoft Edge launch program to empower Guatemalan women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017


Theatre Rhinoceros to Present PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Theatre Rhinoceros presents Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - The Musical, with a book by Australian film director-writer Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott, using well-known pop songs as its score, directed by John Fisher, with msical direction by Dan Feyer and choreography by AeJay Mitchell. The show will run May 27 - July 1, 2017. (more...)

New York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

On June 8, 2017, The New York Pops will return to its summer home, Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY, for a program of music by legendary film composer John Williams. After two successful seasons at the open-air venue, The New York Pops is proud to return to the stadium for an evening featuring the musicians of the orchestra in some of the most popular music ever written for the silver screen. The orchestra's Kids in the Balcony program, which has expanded greatly since its offshoot Kids in the Stadium was introduced in 2015 thanks in part to the generosity of concert presenters Madison House Presents, will offer more than 1,500 Queens children and their families an opportunity to attend and learn about live music for free. (more...)

Harlem Repertory Theatre 's WIZARDS OF OZ Extends Through 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

To share a very popular show with wider audiences, Harlem Repertory Theatre and the Yip Harburg Foundation will extend their co-production of 'The Wizard of Oz' through September 9, 2017 at Tato Laviera Theatre, 240 East 123rd Street (near 2nd Ave.), Manhattan. (more...)

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