BWW Review: REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN., Shoreditch Town Hall, 2 September 2016
by Marianka Swain - Sep 3, 2016

I hope there's a time when we don't feel like Alice Birch's bold, blackly funny, uncompromising battle cry of a play is a necessary intervention. A time when we're not reeling from sexist Olympics commentary, relentless online attacks on women who dare to enter political debate, or the news that American swimmer Brock Turner served only three months in prison after raping an unconscious girl. A time when the play's explosive anger and bone-deep sadness isn't met by our own. (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...)

Long Beach Playhouse to Host Annual Political Players Radio Show in June
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

On June 15 at 5:30 P.M., the Long Beach Playhouse will present the sixth annual Return to the Long Beach Home Companion at the offices of Keesal Young and Logan. This truly unique event is a fundraiser for the Playhouse which at 87 years is one of the city's oldest arts organizations. (more...)

Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson to Return as Host of Nickelodeon's KIDS' SPORTS CHOICE, 7/17
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2016

Nickelodeon today announced that Seattle Seahawks' two-time Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson clinched his second straight title as host of Kids' Choice Sports 2016, the only show that celebrates kids and families' love of sports and top professional athletes. (more...)

BWW Review: DISASTER! is Goofy Fun Set To A Campy 1970's Beat
by Michael Dale - Mar 9, 2016

Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick's musical send-up of 1970s disaster flicks has a solid company of pros having fun. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE ROYALE Opens at Lincoln Center Theater
by Review Roundups - Mar 7, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater welcomes McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, Montego Glover, John Lavelle, and Clarke Peters to the stage in its production of THE ROYALE, a new play by Marco Ramirez, directed by Rachel Chavkin, opening tonight, March 7, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW Review: A Solid Production of BLOOD Fully Succeeds in Making You See Red!
by Gil Kaan - Mar 7, 2016

The world premiere of Robert Allan Ackerman's BLOOD receives a sturdy full-on, large theatre mounting by The Garage in the tiny space of The Complex. Ackerman's smart, in-depth script has adapted the actual 1980s events of a government conspiracy to sell HIV-contaminated blood products into an involving, totally wrenching two hours that will tear out the hearts of anyone with any inkling or experiences with the beginnings of AIDS. (more...)

BWW Review: Brilliant GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Rocks Ahmanson
by Don Grigware - Mar 28, 2016

Winner of 4 Tony Awards in 2014, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder is a devilishly clever musical sendup of the British aristocracy circa 1909. Production-wise it's a class act all the way, and for its adult audiences, it's a delicious odyssey of. nonstop laughter. Now at the Ahmanson through May 1, the infectiously broad satire will have you on the edge of your seat throughout its two and a half hours. Skillfully executed by director Darko Tresnjak and his awe-inspiring cast, it's a surefire knock 'em dead hit. (more...)

Women in Theatre: CATHY STREET Bids Farewell to Music City
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 21, 2016

As she gathered other artists around her to collaborate, Cathy Street's impact on Nashville theater became something that will be long remembered as she pursues theatrical adventures in the coming years. Today, we take a look at Cathy's years in Nashville, by letting her theater family express themselves about the impact she has had on their lives and what she means to them... (more...)

Warner Bros. Launches BATMAN V SUPERMAN Promotional Campaign in China
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Leading up to the March 25th release of Warner Bros. Pictures' highly anticipated action adventure Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, director Zack Snyder and the film's Batman and Superman – Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill – kicked off their world publicity tour in Beijing (more...)

BWW Interview: My Dance Selfie with TRIP OF LOVE'S Colby Q. Lindeman
by Bob Rizzo - Mar 15, 2016

His middle initial stands for Quinn, but close friends call him Colby Q. Colby has recently joined the cast of Off-Broadway's song and dance extravaganza, TRIP OF LOVE where he surfs, shimmies and shakes to the pop sounds of the 60's. A graduate of Oklahoma City University, he's appeared on Broadway in WICKED, toured with Radio City, and danced on television in SMASH and BOARDWALK EMPIRE. Get to know a little more about Colby as he talks dance, underwear, and working for Madonna. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 3/11; WILD PARTY in Long Island, TITANIC in Austin, PASSION in France and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 11, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature the top 10 stories in Long Island, Austin, Louisville, and more. Check out featured list, which includes WILD PARTY in Long Island, TITANIC in Austin, and PASSION in France, just to name a few. (more...)

Beacon Arts Centre Announce June-October 2016 Season
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 7, 2016

Greenock's Beacon Arts Centre announces its June-October 2016 season. (more...)

SHANGRI-LA to Make World Premiere at Finborough Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Part of the Finborough Theatre's summer season of new writing, the world premiere of a first play by an exciting new playwright, Shangri-La by Amy Ng opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 12 July 2016 (Press Nights: Thursday, 14 July and Friday, 15 July 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Nancy Giles Hosts Variety Show at Dixon Place Lounge
by Marianka Swain - Jun 2, 2016

Actress and Emmy Award-winning commentator Nancy Giles (CBS News Sunday Morning) curates and 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, June 13, 2016 at 7:30pm.  (more...)

Tony Winner Helen Mirren to Join Cast of Universal's FAST AND FURIOUS 8
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

In a interview with Elle magazine, Dame Helen Mirren confirmed reports that she is in final negotiations to join Universal's Fast and Furious 8. (more...)

Tron Theatre Launches Autumn-Winter 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

As we gear up to showcase recent Tron Creative production Greater Belfast at the Traverse Theatre (4-28 Aug) for the Edinburgh Fringe, we also take great pleasure in sending you details of our new Autumn-Winter 2016 season. Highlights will include: (more...)

CHIPANDGUS: A COMEDY WITH BALLS! to Play FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Fat Knight Theatre is proud to present ChipandGus as part of the 20th annual New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

Company of Fools Will Present ART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

?This summer Company of Fools (COF) will present the chic, short, and wickedly funny comedy ART by award-winning playwright Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton. The play, which won both the 1998 Tony Award for Best Play and the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy, will run August 9-13 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. (more...)

BWW Review: DREAMGIRLS Reunite Triumphantly to Celebrate 35th Anniversary of the Broadway Show
by Don Grigware - Jul 12, 2016

Not in the least hard to fathom that the Dreamgirls' 35th anniversary concert presented under the auspices of Chris Isaacson Presents Broadway Under the Stars was a sellout. With Sheryl Lee Ralph, Loretta Devine and Jennifer Holliday all headlining, who would not want to be there to marvel at the ageless talent of these amazing Broadway superstars? Directed by Iona Morris, choreographed by Lee Martino and musically directed by Kenneth Crouch, the evening also featured a bevy of other singing and dancing talents such as Frenchie Davis, Matt Zarley and a special fun appearance by Mary Wilson. (more...)

Netflix's BEASTS OF NO NATION Wins 3 Awards at Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Quentin Tarantino's “The Hateful Eight” has dominated the 20th edition of Capri, Hollywood - The International Film Festival, which closed over the weekend (more...)

Tony Tarantino Pledges 10 Percent of Net Profits From Prism Movie to Support U.S. Law Enforcement
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

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NBC Orders Season 2 of Jennifer Lopez-Led SHADES OF BLUE
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

One of NBC's strongest dramas to debut in recent years — both critically and in delivering a solid overall ratings return — SHADES OF BLUE has been renewed for a second season. (more...)

NBC Renews Jennifer Lopez Drama SHADES OF BLUE for Second Season
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

 One of NBC's strongest dramas to debut in recent years — both critically and in delivering a solid overall ratings return — “Shades of Blue” has been renewed for a second season. (more...)

Fast and Furious 9 & 10 Release Dates Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

According to Comingsoon.net, Vin Diesel has just taken to social media to reveal release dates for Fast and Furious 9 and 10. (more...)

STAR WARS, GAME OF THRONES Top Winners of 14th Annual VES Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Winners of the 14th Annual VES Awards were announced last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel at a ceremony hosted by comedian Patton Oswalt. (more...)

Nancy Giles Hosts THE MOSQUITO Monthly at Dixon Place Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Feb 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, March 14, 2016 at 7:30pm.  (more...)

Critic's Choice: The Shows You Just Can't Miss
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 25, 2016

There's so much great theater going on in the Nashville area right now, that you may be having a difficult time choosing among the bounteous offerings local companies are providing you. We're delighted to herald the return of BWW Nashville's Critics Choice with today's feature, offering up a compendium of what's available, what we recommend you see, and - in the cases of show's we've seen already - snippets of our reviews to help you make up your mind! (more...)

BWW Interview: Lori Ann Ferreri talks ADM21 and the Chance to Dance with Donna McKechnie
by Bob Rizzo - Dec 8, 2015

Lori Ann Ferreri has the distinction of performing the iconic 'The Music and the Mirror' number from A CHORUS LINE in this year's production for ADM21. What makes it even more special is that she's being taught the original material by none other than Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie herself. (more...)

Science Channel Premieres 1-Minute Nightly Updates 'All You Need to Know in Science'
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

From water flowing on Mars to the discovery of the Earth-like planet Kepler-452b to why it is so (scientifically) tough to keep New Year's resolutions, news about science is coming Fast and Furious. (more...)

BWW Review: Kim Grogg & Kim Sutton Celebrate Women Power and the Joys of Friendship In Charming Holiday Duo Show at Don't Tell Mama
by Billie Roe - Dec 21, 2015

With the holiday season upon us how wonderful it is to experience the joyful celebration of friendship. In their recent sold out performance (December 17th at Don't Tell Mama), the attractive girl-power singing duo, Kim Grogg and Kim Sutton, examine the true meaning of friendship from a decidedly female point of view. Gracing the stage spectacularly dressed in shades of sparkling silver and platinum grey, these two alluring ladies begin the evening by conjuring up a bit of their own "Magic" (John Farrar). Grogg informs the audience that she and Sutton had previously met in cabaret class, but pretty much solidified their Fast and Furious friendship this past summer after having survived the "ultimate cabaret boot camp" at The Eugene O'Neill Cabaret Conference. (more...)

FSLC Announces 16th Edition of Film Comment Selects
by Movies News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the lineup for the 16th edition of Film Comment magazine's annual festival, with its customarily unpredictable blend of sublime wonders and hard-hitting visions, February 17-24. (more...)

Vin Diesel Signs First-Look Deal with Universal Television
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Vin Diesel's One Race Television is partnering with Universal Television on a multi-year, first-look production deal. (more...)

BWW Review: Thrilling and Hilarious PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
by Chris Gibson - Dec 11, 2015

There are some St. Louis connections in this current production of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. There's local author Ridley Pearson who, along with Dave Barry, crafted a terribly interesting and arresting 'prequel' to the story of Peter Pan with their entertaining novel Peter and the Starcatcher. The stage version of this tale, written by Rick Elice, is an equally imaginative and inspired effort that utilizes a relatively small cast, with just about everyone playing multiple roles, that takes off at a frenetic pace that captures the same qualities that distinguished the original work. I'd seen a touring version over a year ago, but this production by The St. Louis Repertory Theatre is absolutely amazing. It just seems fresher, more touching, and more joyful. I highly recommend this show, as it appeals to families with humor and heart that anyone old or young can enjoy! (more...)

NBC Sports Group Posts Viewership Records
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

NBC Sports Group, the media “Home of Motorsports,” drove viewership records and milestones across all of its motorsports properties in 2015, led by the most-watched NASCAR season finale in a decade, and NBCSN's most-watched IndyCar and Formula One seasons to date. (more...)

bergenPAC to Present THE CAPITOL STEPS: MOCK THE VOTE in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Capitol Steps: Mock The Vote, Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at  www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

Nancy Giles Hosts Free Monthly Variety Show at Dixon Place On September 12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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, September 12, 2016 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Helen Mirren in Talks to Star in Disney's Live-Action NUTCRACKER
by Movies News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Helen Mirren is currently in discussions to join the cast of Disney's upcoming THE NUTCRACKER reboot. (more...)

Corporate Team Building Craze Continues to Grow at QQuest Escape Games
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

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BWW Blog: Arielle Jacobs - Flying High, Down Under: Part 5: Pre-Opening Week
by Guest Blogger: Arielle Jacobs - Aug 23, 2016

What a week!  Looking back on it, it's hard to believe that we had the energy to get through all of it and still perform a 5-show weekend afterward…but adrenaline and good company will get you through anything, I presume. (more...)

BWW Review: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, Gray's Inn Hall, 22 August 2016
by Gary Naylor - Aug 23, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a fine addition to the Shakespeare 400 season with a return of The Comedy of Errors to its original venue but with a 1929 vibe. (more...)

Ruby Wicked Promotes New Psychological Fiction Novel GOLD BOYS: HIGH SCHOOL IGNITION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Don't defy instinct when evil borders normal. Even a physician can wear a white coat with a black lining and the power of a friend's intuition may not be what the 'doctor ordered.' Garrett Pierce and Scholls Parker become friends Fast and Furious during their high school science experiment. Garrett is known as 'G' on campus. He is strikingly handsome, wealthy, and an all American kid. Scholls is strikingly awkward, poor, and an all American nerd. Both possess a quirky humor, evident in the multiple conversations between the two, that bring them to life. Garrett's world is greatly disrupted and begins with a new stepbrother and well respected stepfather. Enter Dr. Peter Berg, the neurologist. To everyone he seems the epitome of medical perfection. You love him and his good works. On the surface he appears normal but to the keen intuition of a nerd, he seems covertly strange. How pray tell? Perhaps the doctor's verbal psychotic outbursts will shed light on your confusion. In the end, his madness prevails tragedy. Gold Boys: High School Ignition is available in both print and ebook formats. Book Details: Gold Boys High School Ignition By Ruby Wicked Publisher: Tate Publishing Published: April 2016 ISBN: 978-1682709429 ASIN: B01FG1T4B8 Pages: 356 Genre: Psychological fiction About The Author: Ruby Wicked was born in Southern California and resides in Texas. This book was a collaboration of people and places she knows with a fictional twist. Her goal is to remain a humanitarian and help those less fortunate with the sales of this book. For review copies, author interviews, or more information please contact: Ruby Wicked Email: rubywickedauthor (at) gmail.com Website: http://rubywicked.tateauthor.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ruby_Wicked (more...)

Nancy Giles' Monthly Variety THE MOSQUITO Continues 5/9 at The Dixon Place Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 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, May 9, 2016 at 7:30pm.  (more...)

ONSTAGE to Present THE KITCHEN WITCHES, 5/20-6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

ONSTAGE in Bedford announced that Sherry Etzel and Lana K. Hoover, known across North Texas for their 'Girls Gone Weird' comedy show, will headline in The Kitchen Witches by Caroline Smith. The play will run May 20-June 4, 2016 at ONSTAGE, located in the historic Bedford Boys Ranch park. (more...)

BWW Review: Rarely Revived It's a Bird...It's a Plane...IT'S SUPERMAN THE MUSICAL
by Don Grigware - Apr 25, 2016

Wham! Pow! Boom! Up and away, it's Superman! Growing up in the 50s I couldn't wait for the next weekly adventure-filled installment of Supie and Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, Perry White and the Daily Planet on the small television screen. It was thrilling to see a man go into a telephone booth and change from street clothes into tights - even if they were baggy - and fly off - imagine! - to save the world from crime and destruction. It didn't matter that it was pure fantasy and that he he was only a comic book hero. Superman brought lots of excitement into our young lives. In 1966, the same musical composers who wrote the successful Broadway hit Bye Bye Birdie, Charles Strouse and Lee Adams, penned It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman! The New Musical Comedy and in spite of the great reviews, it did not catch on with the public, so quickly fizzled. Now 50 years later, what a camp to look back and laugh at all the silliness and innocence of that era, for the Superman musical is loaded with clumsy, goofy, campy laughs. Now onstage in a rare revival ... It's Superman receives a terrifically entertaining production at the Grove Theatre in Upland. (more...)

Cloris Leachman &Z's AM More Join Cast of STARERICAN GODS as Production Begins
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Starz and FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) began production this week on the 10-episode first season of AMERICAN GODS, the adaptation of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel. Shooting has commenced in Toronto, Canada and will continue in additional locations across America. (more...)

Bid On A Child's Walk-On Role In SCHOOL OF ROCK, Support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
by Michael Dale - Apr 12, 2016

Charitybuzz's new auction offers two house seats to see your favorite kid rock out on Broadway. (more...)

BWW Review: Community Players Creates Heavenly Hilarity with NUNSENSE 2: THE SECOND COMING
by Robert Barossi - Apr 11, 2016

You might be hard pressed to come up with a musical that is or has a sequel. Sequels seem to primarily be the domain of movies, books and perhaps television shows. There is one musical, though, that actually has a number of sequels to its credit. The hit show Nunsense hasn't just spawned one or two follow-ups, it actually has nine shows which are considered sequels or spin-offs of the original. Now, Community Players is presenting the second in that line, Nunsense 2: The Second Coming. (more...)

Nancy Giles to Host Monthly Comedy/Variety Show at Dixon Place Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 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, April 11, 2016 at 7:30pm.  (more...)

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