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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Netflix Original Documentary ET ME ROGER STONE
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Master Manipulator..Agent Provocateur..Political Mastermind...are just a few of the terms used for longtime President Trump ally and former Nixon campaign strategist Roger Stone. (more...)

Hampstead Downstairs Original KISS ME Transfers to Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Multi-award winning writer Richard Bean's Kiss Me transfers to Trafalgar Studios after a sold out run at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs in 2016. Claire Lams (The King's Speech, Chichester Festival Theatre; The Little Mermaid, Bristol Old Vic; Routes, The Royal Court) and Ben Lloyd-Hughes (Future Conditional, Old Vic; Henry V, Michael Grandage Company; Jumpy, Duke of York's Theatre) reprise their roles. (more...)

VIDEO: Christina Bianco Sings 'Let It Go' Like Never Before
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Are you one of those people that genuinely never wants to hear 'Let It Go' again?  (more...)

Hit the Lights! Theater Co. Presents WHALES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Hit the Lights! Theater Co. is pleased to present the NYC premiere of WHALES at The Hive NYC. Inspired by punk rock, game shows, documentaries, and Herman Melville's seminal masterpiece Moby-Dick, Hit the Lights! Theater Co. invites you to catch a glimpse of the world that brought us a certain legendary white whale and the men that hunt him. (more...)

American Lyric Theater and The Morgan Library & Museum Present ALT Alumni in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

American Lyric Theater (ALT) and The Morgan Library & Museum present ALT Alumni: Composers & Librettists in Concert on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3pm at The Morgan Library & Museum in the Gilder Lehrman Hall, 225 Madison Avenue, NYC.  (more...)

'Over The Rainbow', THE WIZ Among Titles Added to National Recording Registry
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 29, 2017

Judy Garland's 'Over the Rainbow' Barbra Streisand's 'People' and the original cast album of Broadway's THE WIZ are among the 25 titles which will be preserved by the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry for 2016. (more...)

Dance International Glasgow Announces Tramway Family Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

A Family Day packed with fun and inspiring activity, a fascinating range of talks, discussions and workshops, and a brand new community touring show for children will give even more people the chance to enjoy Dance International Glasgow. (more...)

Ardea Arts Receives Audience Development Grant from OPERA America for BOUNCE The Basketball Opera
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Ardea Arts is proud to announce that it has been awarded The Opera Fund: Audience Development Grant from OPERA America for BOUNCE The Basketball Opera (in partnership with University of Kentucky Opera Theatre), composed by Glen Roven, Tomas Doncker and Ansel Elgort, written by Charles R. Smith Jr., concept and direction by Grethe Barrett Holby. (more...)

The East Coast Comicon Welcomes The Amazing Kreskin!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Amazing Kreskin will appear at The East Coast Comicon. The Festival will take place at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. If you make comics or collect comics this event is for you. (more...)

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Mahler Symphony No. 2 RESURRECTION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

???????The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra presents the final concert in the 2016/17 FAIRWINDS Classics Series, Mahler 2: Resurrection on Saturday, April 8, conducted by Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Eric Jacobsen. Performance is at Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston Street, Orlando, Florida at 8 p.m. (more...)

Prism Coffeehouse Presents France's Acoustic Guitar Wiz Pierre Bensusan In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

On Friday, March 31, France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan continues his 40 date tour of the USA and Canada with a concert sponsored in part by WTJU Radio and presented at the Prism Coffeehouse in Charlottesville, VA!  (more...)

Gate Theatre Announces Full Casting for World Premiere of ASSATA TAUGHT ME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

???????Gate Theatre, Notting Hill today announces the full cast for its world premiere production of Assata Taught Me, the debut play by Kalungi Ssebandeke which tells the story of an imagined friendship between Assata Shakur, former Black Panther and the FBI's most wanted woman, and her pupil in Cuba. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents the English Premiere of EVERYTHING BETWEEN US
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

"I bit into your heart and I chewed on it slowly like a connoisseur. I swallowed it. I remember thinking it was an especially small heart and easy to digest. But no matter what I did you wouldn't die." (more...)

33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Celebrates Global Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press will present The 33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards celebrating the winners of the Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, honoring 12 writers and 12 illustrators from around the world in the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy. (more...)

Soil & 'Pimp' Sessions Continues their Death Jazz Attack via 'Black Track'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Jazz won't know what hit it. The artistic purveyors of a super intense, high-voltage brand of aggressive alternative jazz the band dubbed “Death Jazz,” Soil & “Pimp” Sessions returns to the U.S. marketplace on April 14 (more...)

Comedy Dynamics to Release Bill Hicks: Live in Montreal on April 14, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

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Stephen Sondheim Will Be Feted at New York Festival of Song's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

On Wednesday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York Festival of Song presents Honoring Stephen Sondheim, an evening to benefit NYFOS's 29th Season. The Gala is co-chaired by Jamie Bernstein and Hal Prince, and Guest of Honor Stephen Sondheim will be in attendance. (more...)

THE BITTER EARTH World Premiere to Launch NCTC's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

New Conservatory Theatre Center Founder & Artistic Director Ed Decker announced the line-up for NCTC's 2017-18 subscription season last night at NCTC's annual Season Announcement Party for subscribers, donors and artists. (more...)

8th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival to Take Place This May
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 8th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival (NYCIndieFF) will take place this year from May 1st to May 7th in the heart of New York City. (more...)

Whitney Cummings, Michael Che and More to Bring the Laughs to Carolines on Broadway This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of April, highlighted by headliners Big Jay Oakerson, host of SiriusXM Radio's The Bonfire, April 1 and 2. (more...)

Fresno CityFest Press Conference set for March 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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Dolly Wells Replaces Maura Tierney in Hamish Linklater's THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The New Group has announced that Dolly Wells will join Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten in Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig. (more...)

5th Annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Pivot Arts has announced its 5th annual PIVOT ARTS Festival, a celebration of innovative performances and multi-disciplinary works throughout Chicago's Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods from June 1 - June 11, 2017. (more...)

FREEDOM RIDERS Musical Launches Kickstarter to Fund Return to NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

FREEDOM RIDERS: THE CIVIL RIGHTS MUSICAL has just launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to crowdsource the expenses for their spot in the upcoming 2017 New York Musical Festival (NYMF) this summer. (more...)

New Technology Merges Filmmaking and Philanthropy at International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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FROM THE BODONI COUNTY SONGBOOK ANTHOLOGY: A MUSICAL REVIEW (OF SORTS) Continues Its Journey with a Stage Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

SandRico Productions will present a musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of "From the Bodoni County Songbook Anthology:  A Musical Review (of sorts)" with original text and lyrics by Frank Gagliano and music by the late Claibe Richardson.  This free reading, featuring a cast of seven and directed by Melissa Martin, will be held on Monday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Stage (off the WALL productions), 25 West Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. (more...)

Remy Bumppo and Silk Road Rising present the Chicago Premiere of GREAT EXPECTATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Remy Bumppo and Silk Road Rising are pleased to announce that they are joining artistic forces to bring the American premiere of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, adapted by Tanika Gupta, to Chicago. (more...)

Previews Start Thursday for WAM Theatre's EMILE...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

WAM Theatre's eighth season continues with the limited run remount of the company's very successful 2013 production of Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight, written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by WAM Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, featuring the entire original cast. The production will run from March 30-April 9, 2017, and be presented at Shakespeare & Company's Tina Packer Playhouse in Lenox.   (more...)

Choreographer Trisha Brown Dies at Age 80
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Choreographer Trisha Brown has died on March 18th in San Antonio, Texas, after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her son, Adam Brown, his wife Erin, her four grandchildren – and by her brother Gordon Brown and sister Louisa Brown. Trisha Brown's husband, artist Burt Barr, died on November 7, 2016.  (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for EARLY LEARNER DAY at the Woodruff Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Alliance Theatre and High Museum of Art today announced Early Learner Day - an arts Festival for the very young, April 22, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Woodruff Arts Center.  (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse and Irish Arts Center to Present Two New Works by Enda Walsh
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse and Irish Arts Center (IAC) join forces to introduce New York audiences to two new works by the Tony Award-winning Irish playwright-director Enda Walsh. (more...)

The Valley of the Moon Music Festival Celebrates SCHUMANN'S WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

After the final concert of their Green Music Center concert series on May 13, the musicians of the Valley of the Moon Music Festival will return to the Hanna Boys Center in Sonoma for their annual summer event. This year the Festival celebrates the world of Robert Schumann over three consecutive weekends, July 16 - 30, juxtaposing the composer's own compositions with chamber works by composers he idolized and championed.  (more...)

Miners Alley Playhouse presents A SKULL IN CONNEMARA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Miners Alley Playhouse presents 'A Skull in Connemara' March 24 through April 30 in Golden. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30p.m; Sundays at 1:00p.m.; Sundays April 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $17 - $27 and available by calling 303-935-3044 or online at www.minersalley.com.  Miners Alley Playhouse is located at 1224 Washington Avenue. Golden, CO 80401. (more...)

Naked Beneath My Clothes! Funny Lady Rita Rudner Returns To The McCallum
by David Green - Mar 28, 2017

The McCallum Theatre welcomes the return of Rita Rudner on Friday, April 7, at 8:00pm. Known for her thought provoking one-liners and her observations on everyday life, Rita keeps it real talking about the things that amuse her.  A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rita Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. Over the course of a fourteen year run and 2,000 plus shows, she has sold one and a half million tickets and become the longest-running solo comedy show in the history of Las Vegas. She has been named Las Vegas's Comedian of the Year nine years in a row and, in 2006, received The Nevada Ballet's Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

ARTWEEK to Offer Its Largest Creative Festival Ever
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Produced by the Boch Center, ArtWeek today announced its largest season lineup ever. The award-winning creative Festival will offer more than 250 events from April 28 - May 7-representing a more than 40 percent increase over the spring and fall 2016 Festivals. ArtWeek events provide participants with new ways to experience art, culture, and creativity, and will now be held in 13 new neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts, with a total presence in more than 70 communities. In collaboration with ArtSpring Cape Cod, this season's Festival will feature nearly 30 events on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket. (more...)

COMEDY ON WHEELS Celebrates Canada's Birthday with Belly Laughs!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Award-winning theatre company Realwheels presents Comedy on Wheels: Celebrating Canada's Birthday with Belly Laughs! This community-based performance has absolutely zero intention to inspire, but every intention to make you giggle. Comedy on Wheels takes place May 18-20, for three performances only, at Performance Works on Granville Island (1218 Cartwright Street). (more...)

Blossoms To Play Lollapalooza. Announce Additional North American Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

British chart-toppers Blossoms will be making a welcomed return to North American shores this year with a string of headlining dates, prestigious Festival stops and, as of today, they will also be joining Two Door Cinema Club for a handful of mid-western and an east coast date in April and May. (more...)

Adult Advanced Improv Class Spring Session at Playhouse on Park: Registration Now Open!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Registration for Adult Advanced Improvisation at Playhouse on Park is now open. The session begins April 24 and meets every Monday from 7-10pm through June 5. (more...)

BATS Improv Announces New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

BATS Improv, located at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco has announced that long time company member, Ken Robertson, will take over as Artistic Director, effectively immediately. Robertson will assume the role previously held by Kasey Klemm who served as Artistic Director since 2011.  Kasey will continue with BATS as a Company member, coach with BATS School of Improv, and a trainer for the BATS' Improv at Work corporate program. www.improv.org (more...)

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...)

Simon McBurney's THE ENCOUNTER to Bring the Amazon to the West Coast This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Encounter - among the most compelling theatrical experiences ever staged on Broadway and in London - will make its West Coast debut in April at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. (more...)

Writers of Color to Stand in the Spotlight in Musical Theatre Factory's LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Musical Theatre Factory has announced that it will present 'LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING'on April 12th at 9:30PM as the next offering in its lineup of Joe's Pub Concert Series. (more...)

Winter Film Awards Announces Winners of 2017 Indie Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Winter Film Awards, a New York City non-profit film organization, brought their 11-day Indie Film Festival to a rousing close on March 4, 2017 at a glittering Award Ceremony and Gala Red Carpet event at the beautiful Club 230Fifth with over 2000 attendees in New York City. (more...)

Freddie Jackson's New Album is Sending Out Love Signals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

For urban contemporary listeners and music critics alike; there is no doubt which R&B artists deserve a place among the greatest of all time. (more...)

Trudy Carmichael's IMPROVISED ONE-WOMAN SHOW to Play The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Trudy Carmichael Presents' The Improvised One-Woman Show! on April 29th, 2017 at 7:00pm at The Duplex Cabaret Theater. (more...)

Pulitzer-Winning Drama DISGRACED to Tour Universities, High Schools in China This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The most produced play in America in 2015-16, Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer-winning drama Disgraced will tour universities and high schools in China under the direction of Timothy Douglas from April 3 to 30, produced by Ping Pong Productions with grants from the Henry Luce Foundation and the U.S. Embassy in China as well as major support from Chinese hosts and other local partners. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST TATERTOT to Rise Again Easter Weekend at The PIT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) and City Hall Comedy are proud to bring you the return of the mashed hit musical sensation, a bite-sized production of everyone's favorite rock opera about the very first Easter weekend featuring a huge, delicious, starch-studded cast of fresh potatoes, a kitchen choir, and one very lonely, piano-playing short order cook. (more...)

FilmRise Acquires Critically Acclaimed MARJORIE PRIME, Starring Jon Hamm
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Film distributor FilmRise announced today that it has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Michael Almereyda's critically acclaimed “Marjorie Prime,” starring Jon Hamm, Tim Robbins, Geena Davis, and Lois Smith. (more...)

GKIDS and Fathom Events Partner to Bring Ultimate Series of Animated Masterpieces to U.S. Cinemas Throughout 2017
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Following the success of the “Spirited Away” and “Princess Mononoke” cinema events, GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award®-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events, the leading distributor of event cinema, are proud to announce a partnership to bring the biggest series of anime titles to U.S audiences throughout 2017. The series features Studio Ghibli's revered animated classics, a selection of GKIDS new release titles and an ongoing animated short film mini-Festival. (more...)

Al Pacino & Robert De Niro Star In HEAT Arriving on Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD 5/9
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Oscar® winners Al Pacino* and Robert De Niro** both drive one of the most powerful and complex crime dramas of all time - four-time Oscar nominee Michael Mann's*** 1995 classic HEAT, arriving in an all-new Director's Definitive Edition May 9 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. (more...)

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