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Nancy Giles to Return with THE MOSQUITO at Dixon Place Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Actress and Emmy award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning) curates / hosts 'The Mosquito,' her free, Fast and Furious monthly variety show with stand-ups, sit-downs and music at the Dixon Place Lounge on Manhattan's Lower East Side on Monday, October 10, 2016 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: PEERLESS
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 29, 2016

PEERLESS is playing through October 9th at MOXIE theatre. For showtimes and ticket information go to www.Moxietheatre.com (more...)

DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER Brings Knockout FrenchFarce to the Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

For Its Final Production for 2016, Adelaide Repertory Theatre presents the Fast and Furious - yet sophisticated - Don't Dress for Dinner, by Marc Camoletti. (more...)

The Playhouse is Proud to Present IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Dr. David Mortimore, a renowned neurologist, is about to deliver the most important lecture of his life when into his hospital comes Jane Tate, ex-nurse and ex-girlfriend with shocking news as to why she had to leave so hastily 16 years and nine months ago. Not only is Dr. Mortimore suddenly learning he is the father of her son Leslie, but the strapping teenager is now in waiting in the reception area to meet his long lost parent! (more...)

VIDEO: Jordana Brewster Talks New Series 'Lethal Weapon' on LATE NIGHT
by - Sep 21, 2016

On last night's Jordana Brewster stopped by to discuss her new series LETHAL WEAPON and her initial thoughts about The Fast and Furious. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

The Playhouse is Proud to Present IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Dr. David Mortimore, a renowned neurologist, is about to deliver the most important lecture of his life when into his hospital comes Jane Tate, ex-nurse and ex-girlfriend with shocking news as to why she had to leave so hastily 16 years and nine months ago. Not only is Dr. Mortimore suddenly learning he is the father of her son Leslie, but the strapping teenager is now in waiting in the reception area to meet his long lost parent! (more...)

Nancy Giles Hosts Free Monthly Variety Show at Dixon Place On September 12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Actress and Emmy award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning) curates / hosts 'The Mosquito' her free,  fast  and furious monthly variety show with stand-ups, sit-downs and music at the Dixon Place Lounge on Manhattan's Lower East Side on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:30pm. (more...)

HelloMD Short Film 'Who's Keeping Score?' Debuts at Mill Valley Film Festival Highlighting Opioid Use In Professional Sports
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

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Nancy Giles Hosts Her Free, Monthly Comedy THE MOSQUITO at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Actress and Emmy award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning) curates / hosts 'The Mosquito' her free,  fast  and furious monthly variety show with stand-ups, sit-downs and music at the Dixon Place Lounge on Manhattan's Lower East Side on Monday, November 14, 2016 at7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Eric Coble's Mesmerizing MARGIN OF ERROR Exposes Political Machinations
by Roy Berko - Oct 3, 2016

The Cleveland area has been and is ripe with playwrights. Mike Geither, David Hansen, Margaret Lynch, Jonathan Wilhelm, Michael Oatman, Eric Schmiedl and Faye Sholiton are only a few of the present-day writers. Historically, Langston Hughes, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee were proud area playwrights. Probably no local scribe has been more prolific than Eric Coble. (more...)

Universal Studios Hollywood's All-New California Neighbor Pass Moves into Town Inviting Residents from Across the Golden State to Spend Over 200 Select Days and Weekends
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

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Universal Studios Hollywood's All-New California Neighbor Pass Moves into Town Inviting Residents from Across the Golden State to Spend Over 200 Select Days and Weekends
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

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Chris Hardwick Gives Tour of Universal Studios Hollywood THE WALKING DEAD Attraction
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

It was a killer night for AMC's “The Walking Dead” Season 7 premiere, and in the week leading up to the suspenseful opener, “Talking Dead's” Chris Hardwick braved Universal Studios Hollywood's new “The Walking Dead” attraction and featured 'Halloween Horror Nights' maze … and survived. (more...)

Judy Gold and More to Bring A NIGHT OF COMEDY GOLD to Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Bart's Tree Service Comedy Series bring A Night of Comedy Gold with Judy Gold and Friends to the stage on Friday, November 4 at 8 p.m. and is hosted by Connecticut Funny Lady Christine O'Leary! (more...)

Judy Gold and Christine O'Leary Bring Great Nights of Comedy to The Ridgefield Playhouse in November!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

One of comedian Christine O'Leary's first gigs in Ridgefield was when Adam Broderick hired her to perform at his staff holiday party. To get material, she went undercover at both of his salons, posing as a new employee who was sent to 'shadow the staff to gain experience.' Weeks later, she shocked everyone when she took center stage at their holiday party, grabbed the microphone, and began a litany of dead-on impressions and inside jokes that made everyone howl with laughter. (more...)

Darlinghurst Theatre Company to Present A LIFE IN THE THEATRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Performers John Gaden and Arkos Armont and director Helen Dallimore bring their formidable talent and wealth of 'life in the theatre' experience to bear in David Mamet's modern classic play and comedy.  (more...)

Jeanne Sakata's HOLD THESE TRUTHS Makes Alaska Debut
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

During World War II, nearly 120,000 Japanese-Americans, including over 200 Alaskans, were ordered to internment camps in the name of "national security." Gordon Hirabayashi was one of only three people who attempted to defy the order on legal grounds. Hold These Truths is his story. It's a play about one man who stood up to power and discrimination in the middle of a worldwide conflict. Gordon persevered, bringing his fight to the U.S. Supreme Court twice, and in 2012 was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Perseverance Theatre is honored to be collaborating with a team that includes a Japanese scenic designer, and Japanese-American actor, director, and playwright to produce this story in Alaska. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Tampa (more...)

BWW Review: La Mirada Brings the Laughs with LEND ME A TENOR
by Michael L. Quintos - Nov 4, 2016

When it comes to the theatrical art of farce, Ken Ludwig's hilarious 1986 stage play LEND ME A TENOR certainly qualifies as a perfect example of the genre. Amusingly cheeky throughout, the 9-time Tony Award nominated comedy has been revived locally with a posh new production under the direction of Art Manke that is now playing at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts through November 13. Utilizing a laundry list of classic madcap set-ups, LEND ME A TENOR feels very much like a well-paced, meticulously crafted, old fashioned sitcom episode that has been super-sized into two gloriously funny acts. (more...)

Judy Gold and More to Bring A NIGHT OF COMEDY GOLD to Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Bart's Tree Service Comedy Series bring A Night of Comedy Gold with Judy Gold and Friends to the stage today, November 4 at 8 p.m. and is hosted by Connecticut Funny Lady Christine O'Leary! (more...)

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN and More Set for Exeter Northcott Theatre's 2017 Spring/Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced its exciting spring/summer 2017 season. (more...)

Nancy Giles Hosts Free, Monthly Comedy Show: THE MOSQUITO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Actress and Emmy award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning) curates / hosts 'The Mosquito' her free,  fast  and furious monthly variety show with stand-ups, sit-downs and music at the Dixon Place Lounge on Manhattan's Lower East Side on Monday, December 12, 2016 at 7:30pm. Giles, who starred on ABC-TV's  'China Beach' & 'Delta' series and has developed four  solo shows at Dixon Place with director Ellie Covan, (most recently 'The Further Adventures of the Accidental Pundette'  in Feb. 2013) will be joined by a rotating cast of regulars who have in the past  included:   Pat Candaras, Cynthia Kaplan, Peri Gaffney, Kathryn Rossetter, Sheila Head, Susan Burns, Sue Giles, Nancy Shayne and MORE! (more...)

Chance Theater Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Chance Theater is thrilled to announce its lineup for 2017, which will be the third to employ both stages in its new home at the Bette Aitken theater arts Center. Next year will feature nine fully-staged productions, a workshop production, and three staged readings of new plays still in development. (more...)

Daniel Bruhl & Luke Evans to Star in TNT's THE ALIENIST, Premiering 2017
by TV News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Daniel Brühl (Rush, Inglorious Bastards, Captain America: Civil War) and Luke Evans (The Girl on The Train, The Hobbit trilogy, Dracula Untold) have been cast in TNT's THE ALIENIST, the eagerly anticipated series based on the Anthony Award-winning New York Times bestseller by Caleb Carr (more...)

BWW Review: DORRANCE DANCE's THE BLUES PROJECT Invokes the Healing Powers of the Community
by Christina Pandolfi - Nov 23, 2016

Living through political tumult and societal unrest brings many emotions to the surface: fear, worry, anxiety, and most notably, anger. In these times of uncertainty, the healing powers of dance can reflect all that is good and beautiful about humanity. And it's just what Dorrance Dance achieved on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 during their run at The Joyce Theater. In a stunning collaboration with the velvety vocals and musical styling of Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely, esteemed dancers Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Derick K. Grant and chorographic help from Karida Griffith, Michelle Dorrance created a mesmerizing, imaginative universe; one filled with tap dancing so powerful, it brought the entire room together through love and light. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR at City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The City Theatre presents Neil Simon's show biz comedy gem Laughter on the 23rd Floor this 2016 holiday season. The show runs four more weeks at The City Theatre, November 26 - December 18, with two shows this Thanksgiving weekend, Friday and Saturday. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Playwrights Foundation Announces The Annual Winter Festival of Micro Plays FLASHPLAYS!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Playwrights Foundation announces FlashPlays!, its 7th annual winter festival on December 3 and 4, featuring an evening of newly penned micro plays that together evoke a complex mosaic of San Francisco with a   shimmering beauty,  fascinating legacy, and the current challenges - written by a cadre of the Bay Area's finest playwrights. FlashPlays! features  40+ Playwrights, 70+ Plays, and 80+ Minutes of Fast and Furious Fun!   (more...)

Host Cities And Racing Schedule Announced For 2017 Amgen Tour Of California
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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Chance Theater Presents THE EIGHT: REINDEER MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Chance Theater is pleased to present its 13th annual production of the irreverent, raunchy and pitch-black dark holiday satire… The Eight: Reindeer Monologues. Written by Jeff Goode, directed by Resident Artist Alex Bueno, and associate directed by Resident Artist James McHale.  The Eight: Reindeer Monologues will perform December 8 through December 23 on the Fyda-Mar Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

Baroque Theatre Company Announces National Summer Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The much-loved and acclaimed Baroque Theatre Company today announce their exciting summer tour  which will see them perform a Comedy Triple Bill in a staggering 28 venues across England opening Friday 5th May 2017 -  Sunday 30th July 2017. (more...)

Nancy Giles Continues THE MOSQUITO Variety Show at Dixon Place Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Actress and Emmy award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning) curates / hosts 'The Mosquito' her free, Fast and Furious monthly variety show with storytelling, stand-ups, sit-downs and music at the Dixon Place Lounge on Manhattan's Lower East Side on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Smuin's Annual Gala Celebrates 23rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Leaders in the arts and civic communities packed The Galleria for what became a sizzling evening celebrating one of the nation's most innovative and entertaining arts organizations at Smuin's Annual Gala. Co-chairs Patti and Jerry Hume, and Athena and John Konstin hosted the sparkling event, starring the Smuin dancers. The festive evening included a cocktail reception on the center's terrace, after which guests were seated on the main floor for a delectable dinner catered by McCall's with wines by Grgich Hills Estate. The Smuin dancers hit the stage, performing dazzling works created by Val Caniparoli and Michael Smuin that brought down the house. Held Sunday, March 19 at The Galleria at the San Francisco Design Center, the Gala raised more than $455,000, setting a new record for funds raised in support of Smuin's spectacular programming. (more...)

Kumu Kahua Theatre Presents Two One-Act Comedies About Being Out
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Kumu Kahua Theatre will present two clever and rancorous comedies in the production: Black Fa**ot and Pu**y. Through strong male and female voices, these poignant one-act plays allow you to eavesdrop on monologues and scenes that illustrate a broad spectrum of Pacific Islander individuals experiencing non-heterosexuality. (more...)

BWW Review: LOOSE GRAVEL is Raw, Edgy and Occasionally Brilliant
by Frank Benge - Jan 6, 2017

LOOSE GRAVEL, a new work by Frank Wo/Men Collective, is a collaborative performance piece by a group of Austin and New York emerging artists that is part dance and part short theatrical scenes that span the gamut from comedic to absurdist and back to dramatic. The work is a gender fluid piece of thirty two individual vignettes that is multi-lingual in places. This highly physical piece takes risks that don't always work, but when they do, there are flashes of brilliance on this tiny stage. (more...)

HeroX Crowdsourcing Fact Check Challenge Finds Shortfalls in Technology to Combat Fake News
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

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The Five Irish Tenors Come to the MAC 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Direct from Dublin, The Five Irish Tenors bring their 'Salute to Ireland' to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage, Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. This concert is part of the first tour ever in North America of Ireland's most popular ensemble, and has been specially created for the United States and Canada. A MAC Chat precedes the concert at 1 p.m. In anticipation of the upcoming Valentine's Day holiday, the MAC will be offering special Valentine's Day inspired cocktails and complimentary post-show chocolates in conjunction with this performance (more...)

Wendy MacLeod's WOMEN IN JEOPARDY! to Play Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Women in Jeopardy! by Wendy MacLeod, a comedy reviewers have described as 'Thelma and Louise meets The First Wives Club,' running February 10 - February 25, 2017. (more...)

Nancy Giles Hosts Free, Monthly Comedy / Variety Show at Dixon Place Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Actress and Emmy award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning) curates / hosts 'The Mosquito' her free,  fast  and furious monthly variety show with stand-ups, sit-downs and music at the Dixon Place Lounge on Manhattan's Lower East Side on Monday, January 9,2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Tap Sensation Rhythmic Circus Comes to Palo Alto
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Oshman Family JCC brings rapid-fire tap dancing accompanied by a swingin' seven-piece band to Palo Alto, when it presents the world renowned Rhythmic Circus in its international sensation show Feet Don't Fail Me Now! (more...)

Nancy Giles Hosts Monthly Comedy Variety Show at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Actress and Emmy award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning) curates / hosts 'The Mosquito' her free, Fast and Furious monthly variety show with storytelling, stand-ups, sit-downs and music at the Dixon Place Lounge on Manhattan's Lower East Side on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE EIGHT: REINDEER MONOLOGUES at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Chance Theater presents its 13th annual production of the irreverent, raunchy and pitch-black dark holiday satire... The Eight: Reindeer Monologues. Written by Jeff Goode, directed by Resident Artist Alex Bueno, and associate directed by Resident Artist James McHale. The Eight: Reindeer Monologues performs now through December 23 on the Fyda-Mar Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken Theater Arts Center. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: Ahmanson Welcomes Charming AMELIE
by Don Grigware - Dec 19, 2016

Amelie A New Musical, based on the 2001 French film Amelie, has a magical charm that reminds one of Matilda, at least in the beginning scenes. We meet the young Amelie (Savvy Crawford) who enters through a picture frame (see photo at left) and proceeds to tell her story, quite sad in fact, for she is saddled with a heart condition and difficult parents who keep her isolated and unhappy. Her mother meets a tragic, almost freakish demise and Amelie is brought up by her father who lives in a world of his own. As she matures, she realizes her lot in life will be to make other people happy. Now onstage at the Ahmanson Theatre through January 15, Amelie A New Musical has some wonderfully imaginative moments and a sparkling cast under the fast-paced direction of Pam MacKinnon. (more...)

Theatre In The Heights presents BOEING BOEING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

This 1960's French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard (Ryan Boyd), who has Italian (Toody Lawrence), German (Vanessa Voetsch), and American (Leah Finity) fiancees, each beautiful airline hostesses with frequent 'layovers.' He keeps 'one up, one down and one pending' at all times, relying on the published airline schedules to keep things straight, much to the dismay of his beleagured maid, Berthe (Gwen Conklin), who does her best to keep up with all the arrivals and departures.  (more...)

Fort Worth Opera Announces Details of Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today details of the company's full line-up of thrilling productions scheduled to take the stage during the 2018 season, running April 27 – May 13. In 2018, the company will offer opera lovers an entirely new Festival experience with the first production of Richard Wagner's magnificent fantasy opera Das Rheingold; Gaetano Donizetti's hysterical bel canto gem, Don Pasquale; and composer Astor Piazzolla's genre-defying tango opera, María de Buenos Aires. The Festival will also usher in the sixth year of Fort Worth Opera's critically-lauded new works showcase, Frontiers, featuring eight unpublished operas from some of the most talented composers and librettists in the 21st-century. (more...)

Review Roundup: Vin Diesel Stars in Action Thriller xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE
by Movies News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE x-plodes on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 16, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Let's see what the critics have to say! (more...)

TANGO BUENOS AIRES: The Spirit of Argentina Comes to NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Tango Buenos Aires: The Spirit of Argentina. Direct from Buenos Aires, this sensual, soulful performance brings together an expert company of musicians, vocalists and dancers in a passionate celebration of the Argentinian tango and the most prominent figure in its history, French-Argentine singer, songwriter and composer Carlos Gardel. (more...)

Nancy Giles Hosts Monthly Comedy Show THE MOSQUITO Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Actress and Emmy award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS NewsSunday Morning) curates / hosts 'The Mosquito' her free,  fast  and furious monthly variety show with storytelling, stand-ups, sit-downs and music at the Dixon Place Lounge on Manhattan's Lower East Side on Monday, April 10,2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Nancy Giles to Return to Dixon Place with Storytelling Variety Show THE MOSQUITO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Actress and Emmy Award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning) curates / hosts 'The Mosquito' her free, Fast and Furious monthly variety show with storytelling, stand-ups, sit-downs and music at the Dixon Place Lounge on Manhattan's Lower East Side on Monday, May 8,2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Pollard Theatre Company is Not to be Missed
by Robert Barossi - Apr 16, 2017

It's never a good idea to say that anything is a sure thing. On the other hand, when the creative team behind the Broadway smash The Producers put the show together, it must have seemed just a little bit like it could be a sure thing. You had the comic genius of Mel Brooks creating a musical based on his own hysterical movie, with the help of other Broadway heavy hitters like Susan Stroman, who directed and choreographed the original production, as well as major stars like Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick. The show went on to become one of the biggest hits in modern  Broadway memory and the current production at the Pollard Theatre loses none of what made the original such an enormous success. (more...)

Farmington Players Present Hit Musical Comedy SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

"At its heart Spamalot is about the pursuit of happiness-how to find your GRAIL in life - which is something everyone can relate to." That's how director Tony Targan describes the hit Broadway musical comedy that will end the Farmington Players season, providing loads of laughter. (more...)

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