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Stardock and Oxide Complete First Optimization for AMD Ryzen CPUs Delivering Up to 30 Percent 'Average FPS All Batches' Uplift in 'Ashes of the Singularity' DirectX 1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

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THREE WAY Opera Has NY Premiere at BAM Fisher, 6/15-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Three Way, a trio of comic one-act operas for eight singers and chamber orchestra by Robert Paterson, with libretto by David Cote, has its New York premiere at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space) with a four-performance engagement June 15-18, 2017. Co-produced by Nashville Opera and American Opera Projects, the work had its world premiere January 27-29 in Nashville. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Presents Kenny Leon with Mr. Abbott Award
by Walter McBride - Mar 30, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City earlier this week. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from inside the ceremony below! (more...)

African-American Shakespeare Company Tackles an Authentic American Classic in August Wilson's JITNEY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The African American Shakespeare Company will present August Wilson's Jitney for the first time ever. Directed by AASC Artistic Director L Peter Callender, it reflects his long-simmering and personal vision of the play. As to why a company dedicated to Shakespeare would perform a play by a two-time Pulitzer winning contemporary playwright, African-American Shakespeare Company Artistic Director L. Peter Callender-who directed an award-winning version in 2016 at The American Stage Theater in Florida says-'I think of August Wilson as the Shakespeare of our time. I love Wilson's honesty, the 'anthropological aspect' of listening to real people and capturing the rhythms of their speech.' (more...)

Stardock Fences Launches on Steam
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

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International Festival of Arts & Ideas Announces 2017 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas today announced complete details for Festival 2017, which will begin on June 3 and continues for three weeks through June 24 in New Haven, Connecticut.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny Leon
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City yesterday, March 27. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the cocktail party below! (more...)

Music from the HBO Limited Series BIG LITTLE LIES Available 3/31
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

ABKCO Records will digitally release Big Little Lies: Music From The HBO Limited Series on March 31. The soundtrack album includes music from Charles (more...)

Get to Know the Cast of SWEAT on Broadway- Opens Tonight!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 26, 2017

Sweat, the new Broadway play opens today at Studio 54. The critically acclaimed new play from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lynn Nottage, comes to Broadway following its sold-out run at The Public Theater. Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, SWEAT tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat. Get to know the company before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Season 4 of THE WALKING DEAD En Espanol Premieres on Universo 3/29
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

UNIVERSO, the fastest growing Spanish-language entertainment cable network in the U.S., announced today the premiere of Season Four of the worldwide phenomenon, THE WALKING DEAD en Español Wednesday, March 29 at 9pm/8C. (more...)

Brian Anthony Wilson and Danielle Lee Greaves to Lead FENCES at JAG Productions; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

JAG Productions has announced the full casting for their upcoming production of August Wilson's Pulitzer-Prize winning play Fences at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre in Woodstock, VT. Fences, directed by Jarvis Antonio Green (JAG Productions: Choir Boy), will run from April 27 through May 7. (more...)

Algonquin Theater Productions presents New baseball Musical NATIONAL PASTIME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This Saturday, March 25th, the baseball musical 'National Pastime' by Al Tapper and Tony Sportiello opens in Guadalajara, Mexico.  The musical, last produced by Robyn Goodman and directed by Hunter Foster at Bucks County Playhouse in 2015, tells the tale of a radio station during the Depression so desperate for ratings that they created a fictional baseball team which can't lose.  Because the games are held in Europe no one can see them.  The gimmick is so successful that the radio station and the town of Baker City Iowa is saved.  At least until Life Magazine shows up. (more...)

Tony-Winning Play ALL THE WAY Opens This Friday at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

???????Political intrigue takes center stage at Actors' Playhouse in the Tony Award-winning drama All The Way by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. (more...)

BCCM to Honor The Ensemble Theatre's Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Bayou City Concert Musicals will present the 2017 Kim Hupp Award to Eileen J. Morris, artistic director of The Ensemble Theatre. The award will be presented on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., on the Main Stage of The Ensemble Theatre, 3535 Main. The event, Serenading Eileen, will consist of a concert featuring some of the honoree's favorite songs and a reception immediately following the concert. Tickets are $75 per person. Proceeds from the event will benefit Bayou City Concert Musicals. (more...)

Crossroads Theatre Company Announces HIGHER GROUND Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Hub City Jazz Festival and the Friends of Crossroads Theatre Company are partnering to present HIGHER GROUND, a musical celebration and fundraiser. This event will be held Friday March 31 at Crossroads Theatre to celebrate the company's thirty-nine year history of producing high quality work that celebrates the culture, history, spirit and voices of the entire African Diaspora. (more...)

Tonye Patano to Star in Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau. The Globe is the first regional theatre in the country to mount the play, which was presented here as a reading in the 2014 Powers New Voices Festival before an acclaimed Off Broadway run. San Diego director Delicia Turner Sonnenberg makes her Globe debut to helm the award-winning drama, which is presented in association with San Diego's MOXIE Theatre, where Turner Sonnenberg is Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad to Helm Jen Silverman's THE ROOMMATE at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today acclaimed director, actor, singer and 2017 Steppenwolf Women in the Arts honoree Phylicia Rashad will direct Steppenwolf's Chicago premiere production of The Roommate, a comedy by Jen Silverman. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Stage JOSH: THE BLACK BABE RUTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting 'Josh: The Black Babe Ruth,' a critically acclaimed play by Michael A. Jones about one of the greatest players in the Negro Leagues. (more...)

BWW Review: Art and Business Clash in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by Perry Tannenbaum - Apr 7, 2017

The ugly spectacle of art being turned into money is very much at the heart of MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, but there's also an upstairs-downstairs conflict brewing. (more...)

BWW Recap: Good Grief and Good Laughs on this Week's GREY'S ANATOMY
by Lauren Gienow - Apr 7, 2017

GREY'S ANATOMY was in top form on Thursday night. The episode was called WHAT'S INSIDE and newcomer, Nzingha Stewart, was the director. This episode had a little bit of everything…a fascinating medical case, moments of laughter, moments of tears, callbacks to some significant past storylines on the show, new friendships forming, etc. It also provided a beautiful commentary on grief and on how there is no normal way to grieve (though there are certainly some ways that are healthier than others). (more...)

Brian Brooks to Bring Inventive, High-Octane Repertory to Northrop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Hailed as the 'it' boy of contemporary dance (Dallas Morning News), choreographer Brian Brooks brings his company of dancers to Northrop on Apr 22 at 8:00 pm presenting an inventive, high-octane mixed repertory, a special appearance by former New York City Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan, and a residency with the University of Minnesota Dance Program. (more...)

Heartbeat Opera Presents Third Annual Spring Festival, 5/20-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

After a wildly successful Halloween Drag Extravaganza at National Sawdust and a sold-out performance on The High Line, HEARTBEAT OPERA presents its third annual Spring Festival, this year at Baruch Performing Arts Center from May 20–28, 2017. Heartbeat will premiere 90-minute versions of two operatic masterpieces, both radically staged and re-orchestrated: Puccini's BUTTERFLY and Bizet's CARMEN.  (more...)

BWW Review: VIOLA DAVIS SLAYED DRAGONS at University Of South Florida Sun Dome
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Apr 5, 2017

Tony, Oscar and Emmy award-winning actress Viola Davis revealed how she learned to accept her past and become comfortable in her own skin of the Sun Dome for the student-run University Lecture Series, the centerpiece of its annual USF Week with over 3,500 guests (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Slashes Into KC Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre announced today that the musical phenomenon SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has been added to its 2017-2018 season in the final mainstage slot. (more...)

Quincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 Theater Series with a new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a story of an African-American seamstress living in 1905 New York City pursuing her dreams of love and independence. Directed by Jade King Carroll, Intimate Apparel will run from May 5 to June 4. (more...)

WHAT WOULD CATHY DO? to Begin This Month at Teatro Circulo as Part of The ONE Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

'What Would Cathy Do?' will begin at Teatro Circulo (64 East 4th Street) on Monday April 24 at 8PM as part of The ONE Festival with subsequent performances on April 28 at 6PM and April 29 at noon. (more...)

Lady Parts Justice League Announces 'The Vagical Mystery Tour' Ft. Lizz Winstead
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

This summer, Lady Parts Justice League, an organization that delights in exposing sexist shit heads, will hit the road to bring their unique combination of comedy, activism, and on-the-ground support to abortion clinics and audiences across the nation! (more...)

Billy Porter, Taran Killam, Brandon Victor Dixon Sign on for Bryan Terrell Clark's LIVE IN THE LIVING ROOM Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On Sunday, April 9th at 7:30pm Tony winner Billy Porter, along with Hamilton stars Taran Killam and Brandon Victor Dixon join the lineup of singers for Bryan Terrell Clark's LIVE IN THE LIVING ROOM special engagement concert at W NY Times Square. (more...)

Jenny Sealey and Paulette Randall Appointed Ovalhouse Patrons to Support Move to Brixton
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

It was announced today that artistic director of Graeae (the UK's leading disabled led theatre company), Jenny Sealey MBE and acclaimed theatre director and associate director of the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony, Paulette Randall MBE will join former James Bond Pierce Brosnan OBE and The Kumars at No 42 star Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE as patrons of the legendary South London arts centre Ovalhouse. Together they will front the campaign to raise funds for the venue's new home in Brixton, which is expected to open in 2019. (more...)

Building-Integrated Photovoltaic World Market will grow to $4.3 billion by 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Kenneth T. Novice Named Dallas Summer Musicals President
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) announces the appointment of Kenneth T. Novice as its President. Novice will begin his position on May 1, 2017 with an immediate plan of action to continue the work that David Hyslop, DSM's Interim Managing Director, started last year of instilling stability and sustainability for the organization. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for TERROR at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today is pleased to announce the full casting for the UK premiere of Ferdinand von Schirach's thrilling courtroom drama Terror, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes and designed by Olivier Award-winner Anna Fleischle. (more...)

Jewish and Muslim Writers and Artists Collaborate on New Theatrical Performance and Art Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Convinced that art can stimulate discussion and eliminate barriers, Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) and NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change, will host the world premiere of a new theatrical collaboration and art exhibit in Santa Monica on May 6. The salon-style play will tour throughout the Southland until May 22, with a show at the IMAN Center in LA on May 11. (more...)

A Fine Little Scandal! Meet the Full Cast of THE LITTLE FOXES, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 19, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, opens tonight, April 19, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Tony winner Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Rabbit Hole) directs. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

VIDEO: James Corden and Riz Ahmed Square Off in Epic Rap Battle
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James Corden and Riz Ahmed squared off in a rap battle, pitting television show host versus the star of 'The Night Of' and it gets ugly. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 18th, 2017 - INDECENT, Manilow for America and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 18, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Paula Vogel's INDECENT opens on Broadway! (more...)

Bed-Stuy Restoration Launches Restoration Art & Unveils Newly Renovated Billie Holiday Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Forged in the kiln of the civil rights movement and birthed in the midst of urban decay, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration), founded in 1967, celebrates its 50th anniversary in Central Brooklyn, home to the largest Black community in the United States. With a deepened and renewed commitment to supporting revolutionary art makers and protecting sustainable art spaces, Restoration launches the dynamic 21st century creative complex: RestorationArt.   (more...)

PERFECT CRIME Becomes the First Off-Broadway Play To Ever Reach 30 Years of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The long running Off-Broadway show PERFECT CRIME will make history tonight, Tuesday, becoming the first play in New York City to ever reach its 30th anniversary. (more...)

Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates upon six luminaries during its 112th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). (more...)

The Wilder Family and Samuel French present STAGING WILDER—A LIVE STREAM CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

As Hello, Dolly! returns to Broadway, The Wilder Family and Samuel French present        a conversation on staging Thornton Wilder's works with directors Abigail Adams (Peoples Light), Theater For A New Audience's Arin Arbus, the Geva Theater's Mark Cuddy, and Columbia University's         Gregory Mosher. (more...)

VIDEO: FENCES Star Viola Davis Reads RENT PARTY JAZZ for SAG-AFTRA's 'Storyline Online' Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Academy Award winner Viola Davis (Fences, How to Get Away With Murder) shines a light on the unsung tradition of rent parties for Jazz Appreciation Month in the newest Storyline Online video, released today by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. Below, watch Davis read the critically acclaimed children's book Rent Party Jazz, written by William Miller, illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb and published by Lee & Low Books! (more...)

Andrew Clarke and Dominique Allen Lawson to Lead New Musical 'WELCOME TO AMERICA'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Andrew Clarke and Dominique Allen Lawson have been cast in leading roles in the highly anticipated new musical Welcome to America - A Caribbean Musical, which will have its World Premiere performance in New York on Thursday April 20 at 8pm at the Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College, Jamaica Queens. (more...)

JAG Productions Presents August Wilson's FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

JAG Productions will present August Wilson's Fences later this month at the Woodstock Town Hall Theatre in Woodstock, Vermont.  Previews begin April 27, 2017 and performances run through May 7, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: NJPAC Celebrates Legacy of Shamsuddin 'Sham' Abdul-Hamid
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) celebrated the memory, spirit and legacy of Shamsuddin Abdul-Hamid, affectionately known as 'Sham,' on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in the Victoria Theater. Sham's memorial gathering was joyful remembrance, including performances and tributes by those who knew and loved him and his friends at NJPAC. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce 9th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President; Paul Libin, Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel, Senior Vice President) are proud to announce the 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).   (more...)

Cast & Creatives Set for WHY DREAM IN INGLEWOOD? Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

An artistic director, experienced actors, enthusiastic neophytes and even a violinist...these are the diverse players assembled for Why Dream in Inglewood?, a City of Inglewood Inglewood Growing Artists Performed Projects (IGAPP) initiative awarded to playwright Henry Ong. The IGAPP exposes Inglewood audiences to the practices of contemporary artists and supports the work and growth of artists. Ong's six-hour adaptation of the Chinese classic, 'Dream of the Red Chamber,' debuts Acts I & II on Saturday, April 22 at 10:30 am at the Edward Vincent Jr Park Amphitheater, 714 Warren Lane in Inglewood. Performances are free. (more...)

SD&I Fast 50 Honoree Electric Guard Dog Tops $3 Million RMR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

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Humanitas Play LA WORKSHOP Inaugurates New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The Humanitas Play LA Workshop is expanding its presence in Los Angeles, it was announced today. After last year's successful partnership with Centre Theatre Group, Play LA is broadening its focus. Each of the six plays developed from the ground up in this year's workshop will be given works-in-progress readings in the inaugural Humanitas Play LA Festival of New Works on April 28, 29, and 30. Six celebrated local theatres will be partnering with Humanitas to give these developing works a physical space in which to grow. (more...)

Breaking News: Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that Lynn Nottage's SWEAT has officially won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  (more...)

Who Will Win the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Today's the day! The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced in just minutes- April 10 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

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