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Steve Heske Releases 'Detective Simon and the Case of the Mysterious Swoosh-Waggle'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Steve Heske has completed his new book 'Detective Simon and the Case of the Mysterious Swoosh-Waggle': a playful and fun story of an eight-year-old detective on a mission to help a friend find the source of a puzzling sound and accompanying precipitation. (more...)

A Love Story For All Comes To The Depot Theatre In March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

From acclaimed triple-threat, actor-writer-director, Monica Zanetti, comes a brand new romantic comedy in the tradition of Holding the Man. Ellie, Abbie & Ellie's Dead Aunt is a touching and timely look into the heart of a teenager as she struggles with her sexuality and her simple wish to ask a girl to the formal. (more...)

Barbara Mccaw Releases FROZEN MOON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Reports of haunted highways, bridges, parks and roads, and interest on legends have inspired Barbara McCaw to pen a powerful psychological drama book, 'Frozen Moon' (published by Xlibris). In this story, McCaw shows how a person or a family can overcome a crisis by understanding and forgiveness. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Launches The School Of Porchlight Summer Camp Starting In June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre's School at Porchlight launches its inaugural summer camp for children ages 7 - 12 years old. (more...)

Last Chance To See Bold Artwork Designed By Warrington Residents and Created By Graffiti Dave
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????There are now just two weeks left to see bold graffiti art designed by Warrington residents and created by respected street artist Graffiti Dave. (more...)

Talib Kweli Protegee K'Valentine Debut LP Out 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Chicago's K'Valentine is making 2017 her year. She's put in the time, writing poetry since her youth, putting out three mixtapes, including one with Talib Kweli's Javotti Media, and is finally ready to release her debut album (more...)

Keen to Continue 'Conversations' Series with Gun Violence Talk Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Tonight, Thursday, March 23rd, Keen Company will present KEEN CONVERSATIONS, following the evening performance. This week's KEEN CONVERSATION is How Gun Violence Affects the Loved Ones of Victims and Survivors. (more...)

Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre Presents Midwestern Premiere of TENNESSEE PLAYBOY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre presents the Midwestern premiere of Tennessee Playboy by Preston Lane, an adaptation of J.M. Synge's Playboy of the Western World.  MET's production is directed by Karen Paisley and Elizabeth Bettendorf Bowman, featuring Casey Jane, Connor Eastman, Tim Ahlenius, Tony Beasley, Nicole Marie Green, Chelcie Abercrombie, Deanna Mazdra, and R.H. Wilwoit. (more...)

Jeff Talbott and Courtney Baron to Discuss New Plays Today at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Drama Book Shop is pleased to welcome playwrights Courtney Baron (A Very Common Procedure, The Blue Room) and Jeff Talbott (The Submission) for a discussion about their latest works, opening at New York's Keen Company and The Actors Company Theatre (TACT) later this month. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 3/20 - 3/24 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Mar 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 3/20 - 3/24, airing on ABC (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 3/20 - 3/24 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Mar 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA 3/20 - 3/24, airing on ABC (more...)

Janis Crockett Shares UNANSWERED PRAYERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

'Unanswered Prayers': A love story about First Love that lasts a lifetime. 'Unanswered Prayers' is the creation of published author, Janis Crockett, a lifelong storyteller and a faithful Christian. Janis started Unanswered Prayers in Texas setting the story from memories of her childhood in northern California. When she was about halfway finished with the book she got reacquainted with the man who would be her future husband at a class reunion and ended up moving back to her hometown of Ukiah, California and living on his ranch. Over the next few years she learned more about life on a big ranch in the wine country and added to her book. In 2002 cancer took her beloved husband. Sher found herself adjusting to life as a widow and continued working on her book. (more...)

French Shadow Puppet Masters Stereoptik Make Their U.S. Debut at SFIAF with DARK CIRCUS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

One of the opening night highlights at this year's San Francisco International Arts Festival on May 25 is the French shadow puppet masters Stereoptik, who begin their debut North American tour of Dark Circus at SFIAF prior to an engagement at HERE in New York City. (more...)

ROCK & ROLL AND ROBOTS HIT THE CANVAS FOR RICK CABALLO'S ART SHOW FEATURING RYAN MCCAULEY AT THE FACTORY AT FRANKLIN.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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National Geographic Channel to Premiere First Scripted Series GENIUS, 4/25
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Premiering Tuesday, April 25, at 9/8c, National Geographic's new 10-part global event series, GENIUS - the network's first scripted series - reveals how Albert became Einstein, exploring his extraordinary professional achievements along with his volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships. (more...)

New Final Performance Date Announced for ELLIE, ABBIE & ELLIE'S DEAD AUNT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Ellie, Abbie & Ellie's Dead Aunt was initially to conclude its season at the Depot Theatre on 9th April, however, now the season will finish one day earlier on 8th April 2017. (more...)

Lisa Dennett Returns to Don't Tell Mama with ASL Interpreted WOMEN OF INFLUENCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Lisa Dennett, who was first seen at Don't Tell Mama with It's My Birthday and I'll Sing if I Want To, brings the first sign language interpreted cabaret show to the famed cabaret club. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ana Reeder in Keen Company's WHEN IT'S YOU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Ana Reeder, who won an Obie Award for her role in Small Tragedy at Playwrights Horizons, stars in the World Premiere of Courtney Baron's When It's You, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein, now in previews for a March 19th opening. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Reeder onstage below! (more...)

John Denver Songs Tell Story in New Musical BACK HOME AGAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

The new musical Back Home Again, featuring songs by John Denver with book by Stewart F. Lane will have a limited run at The Lesher Center For The Arts from January 11-21. (more...)

BWW Review: In THE LION, Writer/Performer Benjamin Scheuer Offers a Heartfelt Glimpse into his Life Through Song
by Shari Barrett - Jan 8, 2017

In the program notes for the Los Angeles premiere of Benjamin Scheuer's one-man show "The Lion," he states that "a song is a powerful tool for connection. Words are how we think and music is how we feel, so songs allows us to think our feelings and feel our thoughts." As such, he masterfully shares the story of his many struggles in his autobiographical Drama Desk Award-winning solo show at the Geffen Playhouse through February 19. (more...)

Rita Rudner Adds Second Show in Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Comedian, actress and author Rita Rudner is bringing her dry wit and deadpan delivery to the Scherr Forum Theatre for two shows on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm.& 9:30pm. (more...)

RECO'S MAGIC Short to Debut at the 2017 California Women's Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Reco's Magic, a comedy short that tells the story of a middle class family that has fallen on hard times and how the entrepreneurial spirit of the children comes to the rescue. (more...)

Comedy Short RECO'S MAGIC to Debut at the 2017 California Women's Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

RECO'S MAGIC, a comedy short that tells the story of a middle class family that has fallen on hard times and how the entrepreneurial spirit of the children comes to the rescue. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Stage LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE BROKEN HEART in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre with its spring 2017 repertory productions of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost and John Ford's The Broken Heart. (more...)

Christian Borle Will Appear at FALSETTOS CD Signing at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Christian Borle will now join Ghostlight Records to celebrate the cast album of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS - based on the Lincoln Center Theater production - with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble tomorrow, Friday, January 27 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Danny Baker Presents CRADLE TO THE STAGE UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Broadcasting legend Danny Baker is going on tour for the first time ever in his illustrious and varied career.  'Cradle To The Stage' begins in Leeds at the City Varieties on 1 February 2017, as part of a 35 date tour across the UK, culminating at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire on 1 April. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Interview: Frances Ruffelle Talks THE WILD PARTY at Lloyd Webber's The Other Palace
by Marianka Swain - Jan 25, 2017

Frances Ruffelle is perhaps best known for originating the role of Eponine in Les Miserables. She's since done numerous other stage roles, produced several albums and represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest, and will soon star as Queenie in The Wild Party, the opening musical of Andrew Lloyd Webber's revamped The Other Palace; the show begins previews on 13 February. (more...)

KIMBERLY AKIMBO Opens Season 2017 at Santa Paula Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Santa Paula Theater Center will present David Lindsay-Abaire's hilarious and heartrending play, KIMBERLY AKIMBO,Feb. 10-Mar. 19 on its Main Stage at the Center, 125. So. 7th St. on the corner of Main St. and 7th in historic downtown Santa Paula.  Tickets are $24.00 for adults, Seniors/Students $22.00, Children $18.00. Reservations may be made online at www.santapaulatheatercenter.org or by calling our Box Office at 805.525.4645. (more...)

Kino Lorber Acquires North American Rights to Kristen Tan's POP AYE
by Movies News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Kirsten Tan's debut feature POP AYE, after the film's world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in the World Dramatic section. (more...)

Australian Cabaret Star Michael Griffiths Brings COLE to Life at The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Jan 23, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents Cole starring Michael Griffiths on Friday, February 3, at 3:00pm and 8:00pm. Winner of the Helpmann Award, the Australian equivalent of the Tony Award, Australian cabaret performer Michael Griffiths explores the colorful life and timeless songs of Cole Porter. It's a tale of hedonism, grave misfortune and a legacy that sparkles with wit and wisdom. Singer, pianist, actor, composer and musical arranger Michael Griffiths has been described by the West Australian as "one of the most consummate male cabaret performers in Australia at the moment." His popularity is far-reaching, receiving five star reviews and standing ovations wherever he performs. (more...)

Marie Tapia Narrates MAXINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Marie Tapia returns to the literary limelight with a new novel featuring the adventures and challenges of a young woman on the hunt for true connection and companionship. The headstrong and go-getter 'Maxine' (published by iUniverse) is an embodiment of the varied characters the author has met and of herself as well, easily relatable as she undergoes the daily drama and thrill many readers can relate to. How she solves them is the unique part of her she will soon discover. (more...)

Sue Matsuki & Gregory Toroian Announce 2017 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

To Celebrate their 23rd year of artistic collaboration, MAC Award Winning Duo Sue Matsuki & Gregory Toroian and Matsuki Productions are launching a new monthly series at Don't Tell Mama called "Coming Home to Mama". Each show will feature a wonderful Special Guest and each show will have a certain theme or celebrate a monthly holiday. They will also be bringing back encore performances of a few of the shows they have performed over the years. (more...)

BWW OperaView: A Funny Thing - or Not - Happened on the Way to the Opera House
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 19, 2017

What's new in opera? Everything you can imagine--and much that you couldn't conceive of--all in the space of a few days in New York. (more...)

CJ Productions to Rerelease Controversial Documentary THE I WORD Ahead of Inauguration
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

When filmmaker Corinne Jayaweera and her company Documented America made her feature documentary THE I WORD in 2008, she wanted to take a hard look at the immigration issue from both sides of the argument in a Post 9-11 World. (more...)

Young Movie Lovers to Take Back the Conversation at TIFF Next Wave Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Your First Love. Your first loss. The first time you broke the rules and felt the thrill. Some of the most magical moments in life are your firsts — many of them happening in your youth (more...)

K'Valentine Announces Debut Album, The SEVEN Tour with Talib Kweli
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Chicago's K'Valentine is about to make 2017 her year. She's put in the time, writing poetry since her youth, putting out three mixtapes, including one with Talib Kweli's Javotti Media, and is finally ready to release her debut album (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia's Blended Stories Of CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA and PAGLIACCI Presents Two Jilted And Spiteful Lovers With Varying Degrees Of Emotional Engagement.
by Jade Kops - Jan 14, 2017

Rodula Gaitanou directs the revival of Damiano Michieletto's pairing of Pietro Mascagni's CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA and Ruggero Leoncavallo's PAGLIACCI for Opera Australia with varying results. (more...)

Ana Reeder to Star in WHEN IT'S YOU World Premiere at Keen Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that Ana Reeder, who won an Obie Award for her role in Small Tragedy at Playwrights Horizons, will star in the World Premiere of Courtney Baron's When It's You, directed by Mr. Silverstein. (more...)

Stream David Lopez's Sophomore Album 'So Much More'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In August 2016, Lopez released his second album titled 'So Much More.' The album is currently available for purchase on iTunes and stream on Coast 2 Coast MIxtapes. (more...)

A Love Story For All Comes To The Depot Theatre In March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

From acclaimed triple-threat, actor-writer-director, Monica Zanetti, comes a brand new romantic comedy in the tradition of Holding the Man. Ellie, Abbie & Ellie's Dead Aunt is a touching and timely look into the heart of a teenager as she struggles with her sexuality and her simple wish to ask a girl to the formal. (more...)

Irving Franco's CHEERLEADER Is Not Your Typical High School Story at 2017 Winter Film Awards Festival
by Movies News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Irving Franco's debut feature flick Cheerleader seamlessly flows into this beloved genre. See the NYC Premiere of Cheerleader on Sunday February 26 at the 2017 Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival. (more...)

Richard Stubbs in Full Flight and Better Than Ever'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Richard Stubbs is BACK!  A  potent force in Australia's live radio and television market, Richard is BACK performing stand up - better than ever, doing what he loves best, telling stories to make people laugh!   (more...)

'Ki-Chan: Demon Hunter' Launches on Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Ki-Chan: Demon Hunter is a new series of books, merchandise and comics from independent publisher Koriander. The first book in the series is a 2016 NaNoWriMo winner. Synopsis: Deep in the growing suburb of Chichibu lives eighteen year old Kiana Chan (Ki-Chan) an American born orphan, living in Japan, who has a supernatural energy and a dark past. After watching her parents being murdered by demons, this yellow-capped kid suffers from PTSD, aggravating her budding super powers. But after she comes across a rag-tag group of college kids from Illinois who also have super powers, Ki-Chan finds herself in the fight of her life. She discovers that their meeting was more than fated to be, as they are actually the reincarnation of a race of warriors sent by the Gods to fight demons and restore order to Earth. Alien Gods? Demons? Sprinkle on top First Love, college entrance exams and a heavy speech impediment, and you have the recipe for chaos. The series is part of an ambitious move by Koriander, a publishing company helmed by Koriander Bullard, independent author and cartoonist. You can read about Ki-Chan and her gang in the first of the action packed light novel series on Amazon.com for paperback and Kindle. (more...)

BWW Blog: Kellie Williams - Broadway Con 2017 Day 3
by Guest Blogger: Kellie Williams - Feb 3, 2017

Last month, my sister and I attended the third and final day of BroadwayCon 2017. We had such a great time all day, but here are the highlights of our day: (more...)

Odwa Bongo Salutes Simphiwe Dana and Mthwakazi at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Afro-jazz singer, songwriter and composer, Odwa Bongo, will pay tribute to two of South Africa's most influential musicians, Simphiwe Dana and Mthwakazi, in a special show at the Alexander Upstairs this March. (more...)

Richard Ferguson Releases A READING OF JOHN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Gospels are the foundation documents of the Christian faith; they set out the truth of God and the way for believers to follow. Amongst the four, however, the Gospel of John baffles many although it depicts of the same Jesus of Nazareth. With the release of Richard Ferguson's 'A Reading of John' (published by Xlibris UK), he presents a faithful, straightforward chronicling of John, in a way the modern mind understands. (more...)

Things Are About to Get Real with Marc Maron 3/2 at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Marc Maron is coming to town! The alt stand-up comedian and host of the popular WTF Podcast with Marc Maron is bringing his brand new "Too Real Tour" to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, March 2 at 8 p.m. as part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series.  The veteran stand-up comic, podcast trailblazer and star of his own eponymous TV show returns to his First Love, performing stand up on the huge US home circuit. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy, Carl Anthony Payne of MARRIED BUT SINGLE TOO at Music Hall Center
by Katie Laban - Feb 13, 2017

I had the chance to sit down with Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy and most of the cast of Married But Single Too including writer, director, and producer, Je'Caryous Johnson, of the original stage play, Married But Single, for a round table discussion. What ensued was lengthy, but hilarious discussion about love, life, and, of course, Detroit. (more...)

POWER's Naturi Naughton Wins NAACP Image Award
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Naturi Naughton won for her work as Tasha St. Patrick on the 3rd season of STARZ #1 drama POWER. (more...)

Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux to Perform at Mayo Center This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux come to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

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