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Abingdon Theatre Company Opens THE BOY WHO DANCED AIR Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart awards. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Lewis Carroll's THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

RGM productions today announces the full cast for the West End premiere of The Hunting of the Snark, a brand-new family musical inspired by the creator of Alice in Wonderland's beloved classic poem. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Kevin Elyot's Final Play TWILIGHT SONG
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

TWILIGHT SONG, the final play by Kevin Elyot, writer of the classic comedy My Night with Reg, will receive its world premiere at Park Theatre from 12 July - 12 August, with a press night on 17 July. (more...)

Axwell Ingrosso Release Debut EP 'More Than You Know'
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Today, Axwell / Ingrosso have released their highly-anticipated 'More Than You Know' EP. The debut EP from the Swedish duo includes four tracks, including and lead single 'More Than You Know' and 'Renegade' (more...)

River Street Theatre to Hold Fundraiser for Villi Poni Farm
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, announced today they are presenting a fundraising screening of the documentary film Where Once They Mattered, for the benefit of Villi Poni Farm on Wednesday, May 31st at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Previews: SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA in Charleston, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - May 25, 2017

Spoleto Festival USA brings its annual performing arts excellence to the Holy City. (more...)

Grammy Winner Juanes Debuts Visual Album at Chateau Savant
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Last night (5/24), Grammy award-winning artist Juanes debuted his visual album “Mis Planes Son Amarte” at CHATEAU SAVANT during the Cannes Film Festival. (more...)

VIDEO: Will Swenson Shakes Off His Bad Guy Image with WAITRESS Fans
by Stage Tube - May 25, 2017

Tony Award nominee Will Swenson is playing the 'bad guy,' Earl, in Waitress every night at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, and he's determined to prove to fans that he is not as mean and scary as the character he plays. Watch below as he wins over the stage door crowd with what else, but pie! (more...)

ALL UP: Odyssey of the Rocketmen Has Launched, a Behind-the-Scenes Epic Novel by the Author Who Brought You the Amazing Stories Behind Star Wars and Indiana Jones
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

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The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Marking an incredible milestone of presenting 'stars under the stars,' the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America with Swedish Fish, JLL, WeWork, and Time Out in association with Bryant Park Corporation, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a New York themed line-up. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Jinsoo Lim Dances Over the Strings
by Erica Miner - May 25, 2017

Michael Jinsoo Lim's capable hands have serenaded music lovers in the top halls of the US (more...)

Mastodon to Perform 'Show Yourself' Live on CONAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Mastodon will perform 'Show Yourself' live on CONAN tonight. Tune in to TBS stations at 11:00 p.m. PT/ET, 10:00 p.m. CT. (more...)

Magnatone Amplifiers to Sponsor Twangfest Americana Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Magnatone today announced the company has signed on as a sponsor of Twangfest, an annual Americana music Festival held in St. Louis. Twangfest 2017 will feature 12 acts over four nights, running from June 7 to June 10 at Off Broadway in St. Louis City. (more...)

U2's The Edge Will Be Honored with Les Paul Spirit Award at Bonnaroo
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Les Paul Foundation, whose mission is to honor and share the life, spirit and legacy of Les Paul through the generations has announced GRAMMY Award winning artist, U2's The Edge to be honored with the second annual Les Paul Spirit Award at this year's Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.  The award will be presented to The Edge on Friday, June 9th, 2017, the same day Les Paul would have turned 102 years old. In 2016, the Les Paul Spirit Award was presented to Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir. (more...)

Comedy Central's Annual UP NEXT Stand-Up Showcase Set for This June
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

Comedy Central will present its annual stand-up showcase, Up Next, previously known as Comics To Watch, at Colossal Clusterfest, the brand new comedy and music Festival experience created by Comedy Central and Superfly, the brains behind Bonnaroo, and Outside Lands co-producer Another Planet Entertainment. (more...)

Female Al Pacino Meets 'Golden Girls' in AWKWARD BUT GRACEFUL at 2017 San Diego International Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Awkward But Graceful by Nataša Warasch will play as part of the 5th Annual San Diego International Fringe Festival (June 22 - July 2, 2017). (more...)

Sturgill Simpson to join Guns N' Roses on Select Stadium Tour Dates this August
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Sturgill Simpson will join Guns N' Roses on select stadium tour dates this August including Denver'sMile High Stadium on August 2, Little Rock's AR War Memorial Stadium on August 5 and Miami'sMarlins Stadium on August 8.  (more...)

Odyssey Theatre Revives Powerful Musical Revue JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS
by Rebecca Russo - May 25, 2017

Naughty, funny, dark and romantic: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, the off-Broadway hit by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman that introduced American audiences to the Belgian singer-songwriter known as the "Bob Dylan of France." Director Dan Fishbach and musical director Anthony Lucca helm Jacques Brel… for a July 1 opening at the Odyssey, where it will continue through Aug. 27. (more...)

GEM Theatrics to Stage CHAPATTI This June at The Snug Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

GEM Theatrics, the husband and wife production company of Gary E. Mitchell and Mary Beth Quillin will return to The Snug Theatre for a fourth season in June to present the new Irish play, Chapatti, by Christian O'Reilly. (more...)

International Cast to Take on CLOSER at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

A stellar international cast from Italy, Switzerland/France, South Africa/Australia, and the US is set to bring to life Patrick Marber's cold, calculated play about 'the distance between men and women and the restless neediness of love'. (more...)

The King's Head Theatre Announces Festival 47
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

20 brand new shows from some of the UK's most exciting emerging production companies are set to hit the stage at the King's Head Theatre this July. Festival 47 is a two-week, curated season featuring drama, comedy, musical theatre and storytelling. Featuring world premieres alongside transfers from the UK's biggest arts Festivals, Festival 47 will build upon the success of 2015 and 2016's Festivals of new work at the North London venue. (more...)

CHILDREN ARE STINKY: Award Winning Family Show Comes To Underbelly Festival, Southbank
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Following a hugely successful sell-out run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016, which earned them the Children's Choice Award 2016, Circus Trick Tease are delighted to announce that they are bringing their critically acclaimed show Children are Stinky to Underbelly Festival Southbank from 22nd - 27th July 2017. (more...)

UtahPresents Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

UtahPresents, the performing arts presenter on the University of Utah campus, announces its 2017-18 line-up of exciting performances, providing an abundance of creative and cultural experiences for the campus and regional community. (more...)

The PIT Announces 2017 Lineup for QueerCom, Pride's Unofficial LGBTQIA+ Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) presents the 3rd annual QueerCom, Pride's Unofficial LGBTQIA+ Comedy Festival, following two amazing years of groundbreaking queer-focused content. (more...)

VIDEO: Kiiara Debuts Colorful Visual for New Single 'Whippin' feat. Felix Snow
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Directed by Collin Tilley, the visual finds a pink-haired Kiiara riding around the city and singing along to the track's infectious chorus.  With its vibrant colors and playful imagery, the music video is the perfect companion to the bouncy Felix Snow-assisted single. (more...)

Cast Complete for Star-Studded HOOD: THE ROBIN HOOD MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Dallas Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award Recipient Dallas Theater Center will present the world premiere of Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure, a new musical comedy written and directed by five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane with music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn. (more...)

Beartooth Share Official Video for 'Sick Of Me' Directed by Marc Kasfeld
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Today, Beartooth is pleased and proud to share the official video for their single 'Sick Of Me.' (more...)

Duncan Macmillan and Robert Icke Chat and Sign 1984 at Drama Book Shop Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Drama Book Shop has just announced that acclaimed playwright and director Robert Icke will join his 1984 collaborator Duncan Macmillan for the previously announced discussion and signing on Thursday, May 25th. (more...)

Famed Sex Therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer to Lead INDECENT Talkback Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Famed sex therapist and media personality Dr. Ruth Westheimer will be the special guest at a post-performance talkback on Tuesday, May 30 at Indecent, the Tony Award nominated Best Play, at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). (more...)

theSpaceUK Announces its Programme for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

theSpaceUK is proud to announce the line-up for its 2017's Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme. This year will feature over 350 shows across 17 performance spaces - more than 100 more shows than any other Edinburgh Fringe producer - literally offering something to suit everyone, from new writing to classical music, hard-hitting productions about contemporary issues to dance training for the learning-disabled, and everything in between. theSpaceUK occupies an unparalleled position with its two central hubs on the Royal Mile and Nicholson Street/Hill Square. The former is enlarged this year with the return of theSpace on North Bridge (Carlton Hilton Hotel) after a two-year absence, presenting two very smart new spaces. (more...)

British DJ/Producer Sonny Wharton Announces New Single 'Vice'
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

British producer Sonny Wharton has announced the release of his new single 'Vice', due out on 2nd June via Steve Angello's SIZE Records. Sonny's latest tech-house serving embodies a driving bassline and irresistibly catchy vocals, partnered with a bold percussive break down. (more...)

St. Louis Symphony Announces Senior Management Appointments & Promotions
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Today, St. Louis Symphony President & CEO Marie-Helene Bernard announced key senior management team appointments and promotions. (more...)

Coventry Musical GODIVA ROCKS to Headline Autumn Season 2017 at Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Belgrade Theatre has announced its full line-up for the autumn 2017 season, including the must-see Coventry musical Godiva Rocks making its world premiere on the Main Stage in October, from the creative team behind the smash-hit Coventry Blitz play One Night in November. (more...)

Bela Fleck, The Wood Brothers & More Among 2nd Annual Suwannee Roots Revival Initial Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Suwannee Roots Revival taking place Thursday, October 12th, 2017 through Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, FL. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony and Guest Conductor Vasily Petrenko to Present the Music of St. Petersburg
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Vasily Petrenko immerse audiences in the music of St. Petersburg during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto on June 9 and 11 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 25, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 25, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to Thursday, May 25, 2017! So, here's the thing: We're up far earlier every morning than we'd actually choose to be, given the choice, and today we were lost in slumber, having a really terrific and very intriguing dream - I was in Louisville with my best pal Patrick Wilson. (more...)

The Segal Center Welcomes Tadashi Suzuki Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Segal Center welcomes legendary Japanese theatre artist Tadashi Suzuki on perhaps his last visit to the United States. Suzuki (born 1939 in Shimizu) is a theatre director, writer, and philosopher working out of Toga, Toyama, Japan. (more...)

Florida Instructor Is Sole Female Author in New U.K. Combat Book
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

A three time International Women's Jousting champion and martial artist, Cynthia Morrison, is the sole female contributor inside a new book released out of the U.K. (more...)

Walter Borden Stars in TRAGEDIE OF LEAR by William Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

What happens to a family when its head has lost his grasp on reality and the family has no idea? The fault lines in this intergenerational conflict are exposed in Tragedie of Lear, arguably William Shakespeare's most compelling tragedy. In his directorial debut, Dora-nominated actor Ash Knight explores this startlingly timely masterpiece through the lens of mental health. (more...)

Jordan Harrison's THE AMATEURS to Bring 14th-Century Pageant Players to the Vineyard
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 season will include the world premiere of THE AMATEURS by Jordan Harrison (2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist for MARJORIE PRIME) directed by Oliver Butler (THE OPEN HOUSE, Obie Award for Direction). (more...)

Loft Ensemble's World Premiere of SCHOOL FOR WAYWARD GIRLS Extended
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

LOFT ENSEMBLE announces additional performances of their world premiere production of PETER SCHULYER's SCHOOL FOR WAYWARD GIRLS. Performances have been extended through June 6th. (more...)

Breaking Glass Revives Beloved Children's Television Series MUSTARD PANCAKES
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired World Rights to the award-winning children's series MUSTARD PANCAKES starring beloved children's entertainer Courtney Campbell. (more...)

Raja Feather Kelly's Newest Warhol-Inspired Work Headed to LUMBERYARD Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts will present the feath3r theory in: Another Fucking Warhol Production, or Who's Afraid of Andy Warhol?, a new work from Raja Feather Kelly and his company the feath3r theory, June 22-24 at The Kitchen as part of the second annual LUMBERYARD in the City Festival. (more...)

OPEN CLOSE Exhibition to Reimagine the Historic Closes of Edinburgh's Royal Mile
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Details have been announced for Open Close, a temporary experimental arts installation project led by a team of award-winning artists and architects using sound, light, sculpture, design and visual arts to re-imagine three Edinburgh Royal Mile closes during a four-week exhibition taking place 14 July - 11 August. (more...)

English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester Announce Creative Team for THE WEIR
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester today announce the creative team for their production of Conor McPherson's The Weir.  Adele Thomas directs the production and she is joined by Madeleine Girling as Designer, Lee Curran as Lighting Designer and Richard Hammarton as Composition and Sound Designer, with casting by Ginny Schiller.  (more...)

Alex Newell, Ryann Redmond to Headline BROADWAY DREAMS SING DREW FORNAROLA at Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Broadway Dreams and writer Drew Fornarola (STRAIGHT, Claudio Quest) will team up to present an evening of songs from Fornarola's musicals at the beautiful new Green Room 42 on 42nd Street. The event will be held on June 12th at 8pm and will help kick off the Broadway Dreams New York City Musical Theatre Intensive. Tickets are $20. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival's SUMMER STARS CELEBRATION to Honor Playwright Theresa Rebeck
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary Season on June 25 at 6:30 pm with a Summer Stars Celebration: an enchanted evening of entertainment and partying under the stars, with the stars. (more...)

Horton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY to Bow Next Month at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre's Founder's Project will celebrate 100 years of Horton Foote as they present, in a co-production with La Femme Theatre Productions, THE TRAVELING LADY, directed by Austin Pendleton.  (more...)

Bell The Band Announces First US Tour Supporting MisterWives This June
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

New York City's Bell The Band is thrilled to announce their first ever US tour as they embark this June to support fellow NYC act MisterWives! (more...)

Scott Ellis' First Season as Theatre N16 Artistic Director Focuses on New Writing
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

In his first season as artistic director of Theatre N16, Scott Ellis presents a slew of new writing. (more...)

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