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Chicago Tap Theatre's presents CHANGES 6/30-7/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Artistic Director Mark Yonally and Chicago Tap Theatre (CTT) are proud to present Changes, a science Fiction tap dance story show set to all-new arrangements of the music of David Bowie, directed by Harrison McEldowney, based on an original show created by Chicago Tap Theatre, choreography by Yonally with musical arrangements and direction by Kurt Schweitz, June 30 - July 16, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is today announced for Girl from the North Country which previews from Monday 10 July 2017 with a press night on Wednesday 26 July 2017. (more...)

Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2017 Edgar' Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the Winners of the 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery Fiction, non-Fiction and television published or produced in 2016. (more...)

SundanceTV Orders Third Season of Original Non-Fiction Series CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

SundanceTV announced today the renewal of its original non-Fiction series CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, produced in partnership with The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

BWW Interview: Melissa De La Cruz, Author of ALEX AND ELIZA
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Apr 28, 2017

New York Times Best Selling Author Melissa de la Cruz has just released her latest novel, ALEX & ELIZA--which debuted this week at #2 on the New York Times Best Sellers List! The novel is a historical Fiction retelling centered around Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler, so of course, Broadway World had to sit down to chat about this exciting new release! (more...)

ProfNet Experts Available on Healthy Food Swaps, Lawncare Tips, More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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Cast Set for Theo Ubique's JACQUES BREL'S LONESOME LOSERS OF THE NIGHT Revue
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

To close out its 2016-17 season, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre will revive its highly acclaimed original musical revue, Jacques Brel's Lonesome Losers of the Night. (more...)

Jack White Signs First-Ever Global Publishing Agreement With Universal Music Publishing Group
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Jack White, the highly revered singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer, has signed a first-ever global, multi-year agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) to administer the iconic artist's entire song catalog. (more...)

BWW Review: John Guare's Pre-Google SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Examines The Need For Human Connections
by Michael Dale - Apr 27, 2017

Long before websites like Friendster (Remember Friendster?) increased the awareness of how few people it takes for one's social network to spread worldwide, John Guare's smart and funny 1990 entry, SIX DEGREES OF SEPERATION, helped popularize the concept that you can connect any two people in the world by their associations with up to five people placed between them. (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords to Celebrate May the Fourth with STAR WARS Play to Benefit Ali Forney Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) will continue their spring season of independent theatre with a special Star Wars-themed play in their third installment of THE MADNESS OF GOTHAM. (more...)

Jeff Kinney Unveils Cover for New DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE GETAWAY!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Author and creator Jeff Kinney today revealed the cover of the eagerly anticipated 12th book in the internationally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. The unveiling of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway took place at New York City's famous Carnegie Hall in front of schoolchildren from throughout the city, broadcast live for fans around the world watching the livestream on the Wimpy Kid YouTube channel. (more...)

Joe Mantegna to Direct Ronnie Marmo in I AM NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE at Theatre 68
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68, with the blessings of Kitty Bruce (daughter of the late Lenny Bruce), along with The Lenny Bruce Foundation, are thrilled to announce Joe Mantegna has agreed to direct "I'M NOT A COMEDIAN…I'M LENNY BRUCE"  - The World Premiere show stars Ronnie Marmo as Lenny Bruce, and is set to open at Theatre 68 on June 23, 2017.  (more...)

Blue Öyster Cult Comes to bergenPAC 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Blue Öyster Cult comes to bergenPAC Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 8PM. Tickets are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)

New York City Divorce Lawyer Newman Hits Best Seller w/1st Book: Soon To Be Ex
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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The Coterie's 2017 Young Playwrights' Festival features Talented Local Teen Writers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

It is The Coterie's favorite time of the year when world premiere readings from members of The Coterie's Young Playwrights' Roundtable will be showcased during the annual Young Playwrights' Festival at 7:00 p.m., May 7, at The Coterie Theatre, located on level 1 of the Crown Center Shops. On stage will be thirteen staged readings including monologues, spoken word, short plays, and excerpts from the WORDS + MUSIC project: five moments of new opera, as created by UMKC Conservatory composers in collaboration with Roundtable members, and staged with singers on the roster of the Lyric Opera. (more...)

THE KITE RUNNER Announces West End Extension, Major National Tour, and Best Actor Award Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Kite Runner's incredible, critically acclaimed West End stage success continues to soar to new heights! (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents Annual 7TH INNING STRETCH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, presents its annual 10-minute play festival, 7th Inning Stretch: 7 10-minute plays about baseball . (more...)

The Brooklyn Museum Hosts Alice Walker for Lecture, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On Thursday, May 25 at 7:30 pm, join acclaimed author and activist Alice Walker in an intimate lecture inspired by her life's work and the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85. Walker won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1983 for The Color Purple, which was adapted as a movie in 1985 and a Broadway musical in 2005. (more...)

New York City to Celebrate Russian Literature at Citywide Festival This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

At a time of heightening tensions between the United States and Russia, a weeklong literary festival will seek to increase understanding across cultures with a citywide series of panels, screenings, and in-person conversations featuring some of Russia's most acclaimed new authors, famed translators of Russian Fiction, and several of the world's leading Russian literature scholars and literary critics. (more...)

MIRAMAX' Appoints Entertainment Veteran Bill Block As Chief Executive Officer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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Amazon Best-Selling Historic Thriller Author Says Truth & Fiction Are Starting To Resemble Each Other
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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SMUT: AN UNSEEMLY STORY by Alan Bennett Comes to Z Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson) by Alan Bennett Word for Word's first production of the 2017 Season, running May 13 - Jun 11  (previews May 10-12) with a press night on May 13 in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. Alan Bennett is one of England's finest and wittiest writers who explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people's public appearance and their private desires in this tender and surprising story. Bennett is known for authoring a range of plays and screenplays including the plays: The History Boys (Tony 2006), Kafka's Dick, The Wind in The Willows,The Madness of George III and for film: The Lady in (more...)

BWW Interview: ACTUALLY, Anna Ziegler Writes Prolifically
by Gil Kaan - Apr 26, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse tackles the various conflicting definitions of sexual consent in its co-world premiere of playwright Anna Ziegler's ACTUALLY beginning May 2, 2017. I made the most of the opportunity to delve into Anna's thoughts on her love of writing; how, by chance, she became the successful writer she is today; and her reaction to winning London's 2016 WhatsOnStage Award for Best New Play for her PHOTOGRAPH 51.   (more...)

Canadian Comedy Writer Lauren Wise Debuts First Novel, SWAP CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Montreal-based author and comedy writer Lauren Wise is taking readers on a steamy and entertaining adventure with the release of her first Fiction novel Swap Club, published by World's Best Story. (more...)

Arts Classes for Adults Announced for The NOCCA Institute's Summer Studio
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Have you ever wanted to take a cooking lesson from acclaimed Chef Frank Brigtsen? How about a music appreciation class from pianist Michael Pellera? Or study writing with author Lara Naughton? This June and July, you can do all that and more at The NOCCA Institute's Summer Studio. Summer Studio is two months of classes and workshops for adults, and they're taught by NOCCA's outstanding faculty, alumni, and visiting artists. (more...)

New Collection of Short Stories by Diane Thomas-Plunk Stars Unlikely Hero
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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New Fantasy and Sci-Fi Novels on the Horizon for Author-Owned Imprint
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

BWW Interview: Counter-Productions Theatre Company's Creative Team Previews LONELY PLANET
by Veronica Bruscini - Apr 25, 2017

Counter-Productions Theatre Company closes the 2016-17 Season with a staging of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET. (more...)

Custom Made Stages World Premiere Adaptation of Vonnegut's MOTHER NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Once again, Custom Made Theatre brings a Kurt Vonnegut novel to the stage with the world premiere of Brian Katz's adaptation of Vonnegut's third and highly celebrated novel, Mother Night. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Bill Ward Stars in World Premiere UK Tour of NOT DEAD ENOUGH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Award-winning actor Bill Ward, who left ITV's Emmerdale in a murderous exit, is taking to the stage in the next thrilling stage adaptation of multi-million selling author Peter James' Not Dead Enough. Not Dead Enough heads to the Opera House, Manchester, from Monday 22 May to Saturday 27 May 2017. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Ward and co-star Laura Whitmore! (more...)

FACTS DON'T MATTER Comes to the Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

What separates fact from Fiction?  It seems today with the right spin anyone, no matter how crazy, incompetent or Third Reich-ey, can become president. Unnatural Selection's brand new game show, Facts Don't Matter, is here to put that assertion to the test. (more...)

THE RED TENT Author Anita Diamant Coming to Mixed Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Bestselling novelist Anita Diamant will appear at a book signing and moderated conversation with audience members at Mixed Magic Theatre prior to the company's stage adaption of her best-selling novel, The Red Tent. The stage version was written and directed by Mixed Magic co-founder Ricardo Pitts-Wiley by permission of the author.This special event will begin at 6:30 PM before the 7:30 performance of the play.Anita Diamant is the author of twelve books Her first novel, New York Times bestseller,  (more...)

INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH Extends to 6/17 at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season continues with the National New Play Network rolling world premiere of INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH by KAREN ZACARÍAS adapted from the novel by LUIS ALBERTO URREA and co-directed by ANN FILMER and MIGUEL NUÑEZ, April 13 - June 17, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn. (more...)

'The Ratters of Lightning Ridge' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Australian Outback is the main setting in 'The Ratters of Lightning Ridge,' by Charlotte-based author Richard W. Holmes. (more...)

Historical Fiction 'The Belle of Collingwood' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

A work of historical Fiction with elements of romance and mystery, author Marjorie Day presents her debut novel 'The Belle of Collingwood.' (more...)

BWW Review: MARJORIE PRIME at Main Street Players
by Roger Martin - Apr 24, 2017

Just watch the brilliant Carol Sussman as Marjorie, sliding through dementia to death and beyond. (more...)

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Sets 'Week of Revolution' Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (HVSF) has announced its Week of Revolution, honoring the Hudson Valley's significant local history and in celebration of HVSF's production of THE GENERAL FROM AMERICA, a play written by Richard Nelson and presented in association with Boscobel House and Gardens. (more...)

Cast Complete for THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 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. Directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Tony Speciale, THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR plays four weeks only, May 15 through June 11, at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is Thursday, May 25 at 7PM. (more...)

BWW Review: UNCANNY VALLEY at International City Theatre
by George Brietigam - Apr 24, 2017

If you find yourself in Downtown Long Beach, be sure to catch this unique show. (more...)

Madeleine Haynes, Lola Moxom, and Ruby Stokes to Star in West End Production of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Rehearsals began today (24 April 2017) for the West End production of Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre. Joining the previously announced Miranda Hart who will play Miss Hannigan are Alex Bourne as Daddy Warbucks, Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines as Rooster and Djalenga Scott as Lily. (more...)

Sundance Institute to Highlight New Work by Syrian Playwrights in Germany
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Six Europe-based Syrian playwrights will create new work in Arabic as part of Sundance Institute's Playwrights Residency in Berlin and Neuklostersee, continuing the Theatre Program's mission-driven tradition of nurturing and amplifying emerging and established playwrights at the cutting edge of their craft, and furthers their support of work from the Middle East and North Africa. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Takes To The Skies With The World Premiere Of Nick Izzo's THE ROGUE AVIATOR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Known for their imaginative and epic theatrical works of science Fiction and fantasy, Chicago's Otherworld Theatre now presents the world premiere of Nick Izzo's The Rogue Aviator. (more...)

Margi Brown Ash Stages Rare Double Act Exclusively for Brisbane Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Brisbane residents will be forgiven for seeing double in June/July when multi award-winning playwright and actor Margi Brown Ash performs a rare and compelling double act. (more...)

Professor of Environmental and Multicultural Literatures Pens Brilliant Mystery Novel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/22/2017
by - Apr 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/22/2017. (more...)

The Company Theatre Group Presents David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Company Theatre Group, Inc. is pleased to present the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winning play RABBIT HOLE, written by David Lindsay Abaire. The Company is the resident professional theatre company in Hackensack, and this show features five highly talented professional NJ actors. (more...)

No Peeking's IN LAK'ECH Discusses Latin American Experience at Grassroots Community Space
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Grassroots Community Space presents the premier of In Lak'Ech, a No Peeking Theatre production that discusses the diverse and multicultural perspectives of the Latin American Experience and its various definitions. (more...)

Brothers Chronicle the Sordid Tale of the Bender Clan in Seven Parts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Samba Into Ruth Eckerd Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Broadway's Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage on Friday, May 5 at 8 pm, Saturday, May 6 at 2 & 8 pm and Sunday, May 7 at 2 & 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

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