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First Look - Trailer & Poster Art Reveaaled for Noir Thriller GURGAON
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Anurag Kashyap launched today the poster of Gurgaon, a noir thriller slated for a pan India release on 4th August 2017. The film is produced by JAR Pictures, the makers of award winning and internationally acclaimed films, Liar's Dice, Killa and Nil Battey Sannata. (more...)

TOSOS Presents Ben Strothmann's VIRTUAL MEMORY at the HOT! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

TOSOS ("The Other Side of Silence") is dedicated to preserving the theatrical heritage of the LGBT community through the development of new plays by emerging artists as well as revivals of established works. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Imaginary Radio
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Drennon Davis about bringing The Imaginary Radio Programme to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Ohio University Lancaster Theatre's GREASE
by Jerri Shafer - Jul 21, 2017

Here is Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding 'Burger Palace Boys' and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking 'Pink Ladies' in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical. Head 'greaser' Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their 'Summer Nights' as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as 'Greased Lightnin',' 'It's Raining on Prom Night,' and 'Sandy'. Performances for the Lancaster Festival is on July 23rd at 2:00 & 7:00.  More performances run August 3, 4, 5 at 7:00 and August 5, 6 at 2:00 pm.  For tickets:  (740) 681-3353 or online at:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/oul-theatre.  Ohio University Lancaster - Wagner Theatre, 1570 Granville Pike, Lancaster, Ohio.  (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Harry and Chris 2
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Harry and Chris about bringing Harry and Chris 2 to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Danny O'Brien
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Danny O'Brien about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show RaconTour. (more...)

Interview: MAMMA MIA! Director Kathleen Marshall and Stars Lea DeLaria and Corbin Bleu Share Their Excitement About This Summer's Hollywood Bowl Musical Extravaganza
by Shari Barrett - Jul 21, 2017

This year, the Bowl's annual staged musical visits the 2001 international phenomenon about a young woman's plot to uncover the identity of her father among three of her mother's former loves, all of whom are invited to her wedding on a Greek island. But which man turns out to be her father and walks her down the aisle? Filled with ABBA's timeless songs, including 'Dancing Queen' and 'Voulez Vous,' get ready to have the time of your life July 28-29-30 seeing MAMMA MIA! at the Hollywood Bowl, directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall and conducted by David Holcenberg. Kathleen Marshall is one of Broadway's most celebrated artists. Honored numerous times for her work on stage and screen, she has won three Tony Awards (with six more nominations) and two Drama Desk Awards (four additional nominations). Marshall has also been nominated for both an Olivier and an Emmy. The MAMA MIA! production at the Hollywood Bowl marks her Los Angeles debut as a director/choreographer, and I recently was fortunate to speak with her, and stars Corbin Bleu and Lea DeLaria, about their excitement being involved in the musical extravaganza. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Murder, She Didn't Write
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Lizzy Skrzypiec about bringing Murder, She Didn't Write to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Rainbow Colours Spread Love And Pride City Wide in Liverpool Including World Famous Liver Birds
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Liverpool has turned all the colours of the rainbow - and with the help of Liverpool Pride's headline sponsor Barclays, even the city's world-famous Liver Birds have become birds of paradise on their posts high above the River Mersey to celebrate the return of Liverpool Pride Festival 2017. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Hanna Stanbridge
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Hanna Stanbridge about bringing I Hate Myself So People Will Like Me (and Other Strategies for Success) to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Seether's 5th Annual 'Rise Above Festival' To Pay Tribute To Chester Bennington And Chris Cornell
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Seether's 5th Annual Rise Above Fest, the largest suicide awareness event in the world, which will be held this Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 23rd at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, Maine will feature performers including Korn, Shinedown, Stone Sour, Skillet, Halestorm, Falling in Reverse, and more. (more...)

Alok Presents Brazilian Bass - Part 1; Out Now via Spinnin' Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Taking the dance music world by storm over the past few years, Brazilian superstar DJ Alok has been on a mission to bring the sensational sounds of Brazilian Bass to the rest of the world. Teaming up with Spinnin' Records, Alok has selected five outstanding cuts to showcase the style in his Alok Presents Brazilian Bass – Part 1 EP. (more...)

Sony/ATV & Estate of Michael Jackson Extend Mijac Administration Agreement
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing and the Estate of Michael Jackson today announced a long-term extension of Sony/ATV's worldwide administration of Michael Jackson's extraordinary Mijac Music catalog. (more...)

First Full U.S. Staging of Dvorak's DIMITRIJ to Open at Bard SummerScape
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Opening next Friday, July 28, Bard SummerScape presents the long overdue American staged premiere of Dimitrij (1882). Set to a libretto by Marie Cervinkova-Riegrova, one of the relatively few 19th-century women to contribute to the genre, Antonín Dvorák's grand opera is rarely produced outside the Czech Republic, and only received its U.S. concert premiere more than a century after its composition. (more...)

Bay Ledges Release 'SAFE' ft. Sylvain Armand
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Today sees the release of Swedish newcomer Sylvain Armand's exquisite re-work of Bay Ledge's sublime track 'Safe', out now via BMG. A year after its original release, Armand has jumped on board to give the track a new lease of life with this stellar dance cut. (more...)

Lincoln Center Names Bret Silver Chief Strategy and External Relations Officer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today that Bret Silver has been named Chief Strategy and External Relations Officer, a new position, reporting to Lincoln Center President Debora L. Spar. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Phil Jerrod
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Phil Jerrod about bringing his show Submerged to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

The Social Adds Nina Kraviz, Heidi, Nick Curly, and More to 5th Anniversary Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Ahead of its fifth anniversary on  Friday 29th and Saturday 30th September, boutique house and techno Festival The Social has now added a host of names to its 2017 line-up. (more...)

Fairytale and Fantasy Galore as Royal Conservatoire Descends on Fringe with INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Continuing its decade-long, five star run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland makes a return to the capital as the curtain rises on a grim Grimm's tale, Into the Woods. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Elliot Steel
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Elliot Steel about bringing Near Life Experience to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Matt Abbott
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Matt Abbott about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Two Little Ducks. (more...)

Saro Debuts 2nd Single from Forthcoming Sophomore EP 'Eyelids'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Today, Los Angeles artist Saro has released the 2nd single from his forthcoming sophomore EP. The track is titled 'Eyelids' and it premiered with NYLON (more...)

Guest Blog: Joshua Mumby Talks THE BLUES BROTHERS
by Guest Blog: Joshua Mumby - Jul 21, 2017

Welcome to a day in the life of a rock star! OK, so I'm going to start by admitting it's not a completely accurate statement, but on the whole, all the cool things are pretty much in there. All of them. The reason that I say is because essentially Dave and I (Dave plays my brother in the show, Jake Blues) have found ourselves saying that statement more and more often. (more...)

Country Trio Temecul Road Teams with Taste of Country on 'Hoping' Video
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Following the success of their debut single, hot new country trio Temecula Road is premiering the video for their new single “Hoping” today via Taste of Country (more...)

The Jerry Douglas Band Premiere '2:19' with No Depression
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND--led by 14-time Grammy Award-winning musician JERRY DOUGLAS--yesterday (7/20), teamed up with No Depression to premiere '2:19,' a cover of the Tom Waits gem. (more...)

Lee DeWyze Releases 'The Breakdown' from Forthcoming Fall Release
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Singer-songwriter Lee DeWyze's real breakout moment came when he wrote an original song for The Walking Dead. “Blackbird Song” has over 10Million YouTube views collectively, and 5M Spotify streams. (more...)

Revolution Saints Announce Highly Anticipated Second Album 'Light In The Dark'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

After the 2015 release of the self-titled debut album by REVOLUTION SAINTS--Deen Castronovo (ex-Journey, Bad English), Doug Aldrich (The Dead Daisies, ex-Whitesnake, DIO), Jack Blades (Night Ranger, Damn Yankees)—rock fans around the world rejoiced at the inspired musical offering. (more...)

Justin Moore Set To Appear On JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Chart-topping country crooner Justin Moore will be making his return to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' on Tuesday, August 1. Tune in to catch Moore perform his latest Top 10 hit single “Somebody Else Will” at 11:35pm ET / 10:35 pm CT on ABC (check local listings). (more...)

Birmingham Festival Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Birmingham Festival Theatre has just announced its 2017-18 season! Below are descriptions for each show. The website is currently under a redesign. Stay tuned for Season Ticket deals!  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look THE PHILLIE TRILOGY at Fresh Fruit Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

"In the canon of works that include The Boys in the Band, Torch Song Trilogy, and Falsettos, DeVita's play, The Phillie Trilogy, will stand proud… and equal" writes noted former columnist and reviewer, Bob Green, about Doug DeVita's play, which opened to a sold-out crowd complete with dignitaries in the audience, at the Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street at the Fresh Fruit Festival. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WCPE FM Cinema Classics Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

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BWW's On This Day - July 21, 2017
by - Jul 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Nicole Atkins Releases New Album Goodnight Rhonda Lee Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Nicole Atkins has released her new album Goodnight Rhonda Lee today via Single Lock Records. The album was recorded with Fort Worth, TX's Nile City Sound, a.k.a. producers Austin Jenkins, Josh Block, and Chris Vivion (Leon Bridges), with additional mixing by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes). (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Sean Patton
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Sean Patton about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Number One. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Heather
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Thomas Eccleshare about bringing Heather to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

GOOD & KISSED Set for Encore at MITF This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

GOOD & KISSED by Miranda Jonte has been extended after its initial two-show run earlier this month. (more...)

San Francisco Fringe Festival Returns for its 26th Season This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Sabrina Wenske and Cara McClendon of Naked Empire Bouffon Company in You Fucking Earned It, part of the 2017 San Francisco Fringe Festival. This September, the San Francisco Fringe Festival returns for its 26th season presenting a bold line-up of eclectic theatrical offerings for adventurous and open-minded audiences of all persuasions. With the entirety of the Festival's programming determined through a non-curatorial lottery, the Fringe is an open access performance platform and, this year, brings together a wild collection of 30 productions from local and non-local companies and artists.  (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company presents Southern California Premiere of INCOGNITO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

How much of our identity is created by our minds and our memories? Award-winning playwright Nick Payne (Constellations) explores this question in the Southern California Premiere of his dazzling new play about what it means to be human. Four actors play 21 characters in interwoven stories (some based on true events) that examine the extent to which our identities and our choices are governed by the complex and delicate mechanisms of the brain. Payne's moving and deeply profound play seeks to make sense of the relationship between the physical and metaphysical. Directed by Indy Award-winning director Katharine Farmer (The Nibroc Trilogy), (more...)

Butch Trucks & Freight Train's Heather Gillis Rocks 'Southern-Style' on First Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Heather Gillis, guitarist-vocalist with Butch Trucks and the Freight Train featuring late Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks, rocks it 'Southern Style' on her first Tour as the Heather Gillis Band, with the first show at Darwin's Burgers and Blues, 234 Hilderbrand Dr., Saturday, August 5. Showtime: 9:30pm. Tickets $10. Info: (470) 399-5060 or http://darwinsburgers.com/. (more...)

Composer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera Training
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

AOP (American Opera Projects) and Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood have selected six composers and three librettists to receive fellowships for its upcoming ninth season of Composers & the Voice. The 2017-2019 season will train, and present new works from, composers Matthew Browne, Scott Ordway, Frances Pollock, Pamela Stein Lynde, Liliya Ugay, and Amber Vistein and librettists Laura Barati, Kim Davies, and Sokunthary Svay. The primary focus of Composers & the Voice is to give emerging composers and librettists experience working collaboratively with singers on writing for the voice and contemporary opera stage. (more...)

Sinead Cusack Joins Ian Mckellen in KING LEAR at The Chichester Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Daily Mail has reported that Sinead Cusack is set to star alongside Sir Ian McKellen an upcoming production of Shakespeare's King Lear. Cusack will portray Lear's loyal courtier Kent. The Mail describes her approach as playing the Earl as 'an Angela Merkel-esque, straight-talking woman.' (more...)

IN IT TOGETHER to be presented as Part of the Speak Up, Rise Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

In It Together is a live true storytelling show hosted by Kevin Allison, who is best known for his work on the sketch comedy series The State on MTV and the RISK! podcast. The show will feature five performers sharing stories that highlight how they value their unique identity and, through it, find the power to affect change in their own lives, the lives of others, and the larger world. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company's A NUMBER Extends
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Due to popular pre-sale demand, Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional two weeks of performances for the company's upcoming production of prolific playwright (Cloud Nine, Top Girls, Far Away, Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?, Bliss, Love and Information, Mad Forest) Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER. Barbara Damashek (Splendour, American Buffalo, The Lyons, Fat Pig and Private Jokes, Public Places) directs this pithy drama. (more...)

Drama Desk Nominee Nancy Anderson to Lead Reading of DAVID AND GOLIATH! at MITF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????On Friday, July 28th, there will be a first-look reading of "David and Goliath" by Ricky Dunlop at the Midtown International Theatre Festival. The reading will star three-time Drama Desk nominee Nancy Anderson* ("Sunset Boulevard," "The Fourth Messenger" at NYMF 2017), Michael Lorz* (Gotham, upcoming "Charm" at MCC), Washington Kirk* (Divorce, The Breaks), Pamela Bob* ("A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," "Hand to God") under the direction of Dunlop. (more...)

Utah Symphony presents Tchaikovsky's '1812 Overture' and the Classical Mystery Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????Experience the grand opening chords and exuberant outbursts of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, followed by his explosive "1812 Overture," an annual tradition and Festival favorite. This exhilarating score is accompanied by live cannon blasts provided by Cannoneers of the Wasatch. Admission starts at $36 for regular tickets and $15 for youth (ages 8-18). Tickets can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=18581 (more...)

Gary Morgenstein Premieres A Second Play This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Playwright Gary Morgenstein serves up a parable of friendship and love coupled with greed and death in SAVING STAN, featuring Carlo Fiorletta, Olivia Baseman, and Jordan Auslander, directed by Simcha Borenstein as part of the Broadway Bound Festival, performing August 3 at 12:30 pm; August 4 at 7:30 pm, and Monday, August 7 at 7 pm. All performances will be held at the 14th Street Y, NYC (more...)

BLAMED: AN ESTABLISHED FICTION Heads Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

SoHo Playhouse in New York City is proud to officially participate in the 2017 Fringe International Encore Series. This year marks the 12th annual Fringe Encore Series. This will be the first year the series expands to include shows from Adelaide, Brighton, Edinburgh, Hollywood and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals. Blamed: An Established Fiction was selected from the Hollywood Fringe Festival and will be playing in September. (more...)

UCI Hosts Applied Improvisation Network World Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) welcomes the Applied Improvisation Network (AIN) for their 15th annual 4-day international convening, the AIN World Conference 2017 - Southern California on August 24-27, 2017. Applied Improvisation Practitioners from around the world will be coming to learn, share, and network with the goal of applying improvisational principles from theater, music, and dance to specific niches including: (more...)

Marin Center Partners with Award-Winning Actor, Comedian & Author Brian Copeland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Marin Center and the Marin Cultural Association, in partnership with Brian Copeland, are thrilled to present The Best of San Francisco Solo Series. For the first time ever in Marin County, Brian Copeland will present FIVE of the Bay Area's most critically-acclaimed, award-winning, and beloved solo shows for an exclusive run at Marin Center. Featuring performances by Copeland, Will Durst, Marga Gomez, Josh Kornbluth and Don Reed. The series runs from October, 2017 through April, 2018. (more...)

TRANS CHORUS OF LOS ANGELES Returns to Renberg Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the return of the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles (TCLA) to its Renberg Theatre on Saturday, August 26 at 8pm and Sunday, August 27 at 2pm. TCLA will once again perform planet Earth's first staged concert production of the full The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars by David Bowie. As Bowie intended, additional hit songs will complete the entire musical saga. (more...)

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