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Donny Most Set to SING AND SWING at Vitellos on 5/10
by Louisa Brady - May 8, 2016

Donny Most, best known as "Ralph Malph" of the long- running hit television show Happy Days, and his 7-piece band, bring the songs of Sinatra, Darin, Martin, and more to life through his interpretations and creative arrangements. The swing era and 50?s cool are fused together in one very unique show. The next engagement of their show will be held at Vitello's on Tuesday, May 10th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Miriam Drysdale of DISENCHANTED! Discusses Bringing Famous Fairytales Into the 21st Century
by Kailey Hansen - May 7, 2016

Once upon a time, in a magical place called the Windy City, a crew of plucky, frisky, outspoken princesses arrived to grace the land with some serious girl power. From May 10 through June 5 at Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, audiences will come face-to-face with fairytale characters who have a bone to pick; they'd like to give you details on how their 'happily ever after' really went down. Actress and improviser Miriam Drysdale discusses how DISENCHANTED! brings classic storybook royals to a 21st century audience in our exclusive interview. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko to Launch Women's Series This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Featuring a wide range of pop, cabaret and big band musicians, Feinstein's at the Nikko is thrilled to announce their new 'Feinstein's at the Nikko Women's Series.' (more...)

Dinner & Show: The Re-Vamped CLIFTON'S CAFETERIA
by Gil Kaan - May 31, 2016

Clifton's Cafeteria, originally opened in 1935, has been an integral part of Downtown Los Angeles history feeding the masses, open to all whether they could afford it or not. Entrepreneur Andrew Meieran, 80 years later, has re-vamped this architectural relic and transformed it into an ultimate destination for an ideal Dinner & Show combo. Meiran bought the property in 2010 and had its grand re-opening in late 2015. (more...)

Almeida to Broadcast Rupert Goold's RICHARD III, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave, July 21
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The Almeida will broadcast Artistic Director Rupert Goold's production of RICHARD III, with Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare's most notorious villain and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret, live to cinemas in the UK and around the world on 21 July. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Quintessence Theatre, Philadelphia's only all-classical repertory theatre, announces its seventh season of progressive classics. Season 2016-2017 includes MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN in the fall, a world premiere family holiday classic WILDE TALES, a rotating repertory: LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE BROKEN HEART in the spring, and UNCLE VANYA to close the season in the summer. (more...)

Returning Original Starz Series POWER and SURVIVOR'S REMORSE Move to Sundays This July
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

Today, STARZ announced the highly anticipated Season Three returns of the hit drama “Power” and the critically-acclaimed “Survivor's Remorse.” (more...)

Know Theatre Sets 19th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Know Theatre is ready to rekindle your sense of wonder in Season 19. Join us and explore the stories we tell ourselves and each other: stories that amuse, that enlighten, and that help us to make sense of the world around us. (more...)

Acclaimed Artist Rachael Sage Releases New Album 'Choreographic'
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Award-winning recording artist Rachael Sage has released her latest full-length studio album, Choreographic (MPress/ILS/Caroline). (more...)

MPress Records Announces the Release of Rachael Sage's New Album 'Choreographic'
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Award-winning recording artistRachael Sagehas released her latest full-length studio album,Choreographic(MPress/ILS/Caroline). Self-described as 'ballet-pop', Sage delivers a musically ambitious and emotionally accessible tribute to her very First Love: Dance. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's 2016-17 Season to Include New Mamet Play, Robert Lopez Musical, Rebecca Hall-Led ANIMAL & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company announced its 2016-17 season today, comprised of six production by award-winning composers and playwrights. (more...)

Rachael Sage Releases New Album CHOREOGRAPHIC
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Award-winning recording artist Rachael Sage has released her latest full-length studio album, 'Choreographic' (MPress/ILS/Caroline). (more...)

Australian Opera Celebrates 100th Performance of LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Gale Edward's wildly successful production of La Boheme is about to celebrate its 100th performance. This story of First Love continues to be one of the most well-loved and accessible operas of all time, perfect for a first experience at the opera. Serving as the inspiration behind Rent, and Baz Luhrman's Moulin Rouge, this timeless classic transports viewers to another world. (more...)

Cast Announced for Philip Ridley's KARAGULA at Secret London Venue
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The world premiere of Philip Ridley's KARAGULA is one of the largest productions ever staged Off-West End. PIGDOG's experimental and formally playful work aims to help transform how the industry interprets accessibility, equality and gender politics. With this in mind, Karagula has been cast with true diversity -- in terms of age, gender, race and ability. (more...)

'HOW TO BE A VIRGIN' Set for Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Lucid Dramatics has announced a limited engagement of How to Be A Virgin (in 12 morally ambiguous steps) during the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2016. A world premiere play by Carla Neuss, it will take place at the Studio C Theatre in West Hollywood. Directed by Payden Ackerman, How to Be a Virgin is previewing on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 8:30pm before opening on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 8pm. The play will run for five performances through June 25 only. (more...)

ABC Orders New Music Series GREATEST HITS, Hosted by Arsenio Hall & Kelsea Ballerini
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

ABC announced today a new music series “Greatest Hits.” Each episode will highlight a five-year period celebrating the biggest hits from that time, hosted by Arsenio Hall and Kelsea Ballerini. Each week, iconic music artists, as well as today's music chart-toppers, will take the stage and perform the songs that defined the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. The six-episode series will feature special solo performances, never-before-seen duets and incredible tributes on “Greatest Hits,” premiering THURSDAY, JUNE 30 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

MadLab to Host 2016 Young Writers Short Play Festival This July
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

MadLab's Young Writers Short Play Festival, in its 5th year, will feature a collection of ten short plays written by 11 Columbus area high school students. (more...)

Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Palmetto Opera's 'Great Voices from Broadway to Opera' in Columbia, SC
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Great stories give voice to great music -  and the musical connection between Broadway and Opera has long fascinated and entertained audiences. In 1900 the theatrical success of David Belasco's play “Madame Butterfly: A Tragedy of Japan” led to Giacomo Puccini's 1904  grand opera “Madama Butterfly,”  which re-emerged in 1988 as David Henry Hwang's  Broadway hit and Tony Award winning  play “M. Butterfly. “  When Jonathan Larson's musical “Rent” opened in 1996 to rave reviews, audiences and critics loved the homage to Puccini's “La Boehme.” (more...)

BWW Review: OUR TOWN is a Poetic Look at Life, Love and Death
by Jason Carlos - Jun 8, 2016

The Shaw Festival tackles Thornton Wilder's masterpiece OUR TOWN, directed by Molly Smith. The quiet tale is presented in three acts, following the story of a small town at the turn of the century. A number of years pass between each act, allowing for audiences to delve deeper in the lives - hopeful and tragic of its townspeople. Starring Charlie Gallant, Kate Besworth and Benedict Campbell, this moving production also features Patrick Galligan, Catherine McGregor, Patrick McManus and Jenny L. Wright. (more...)

Second Season of Starz's POWER Out Next Week on Blu-ray & DVD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT gears up for the much-anticipated release of the Starz Original series POWER: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, June 14th. (more...)

Amy Engelhardt Returning to Don't Tell Mama, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, arranger and composer/lyricist Amy Engelhardt returns to Don't Tell Mama for an encore presentation of her solo show June 20 at 3PM. My Own Devices is a collection of songs by turns poignant, pithy and... downright goofy from her upcoming CD of the same name, plus choice eclectic covers and selections from her award-winning debut, Not Gonna Be Pretty ("A rare and intelligent edge in wordsmithery..." - Metroland Magazine). (more...)

Anne Adams' STRANGE COUNTRY to Begin Performances in July at Access Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

New Light Theater Project and Access Theater will present STRANGE COUNTRY by award-winning playwright Anne Adams. Winner of the New Light New Voices award, it will be directed by Jay Stull (Utility, Rantoul and Die). Previews begin July 21st at Access Theater with opening slated for July 24. (more...)

Simon & Schuster Acquires Cassandra Clare's MAGNUS BANE Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

LONDON: Simon & Schuster UK today announced the acquisition of a series of novels from Cassandra Clare which will explore the life and times of Magnus Bane, one of the most popular Shadowhunters characters. The series will be co-written by bestselling author Wesley Chu. The first book will be published in hardback on November 2017, simultaneously with Saga Press (an imprint of Simon & Schuster) in the US. (more...)

BWW Interview: Where I Was Meant To Be: Chatting with Matt Farcher
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 28, 2016

On a stage, of course! You only have to watch the twenty-five year-old actor inhabit a character, take possession of a story, and let loose with his emotive voice to understand his assertion. Matt Farcher is currently poised to make his debut at Maine State Music Theatre on June 29 as Che in Andrew Lloyd-Webber-Tim Rice's epic musical Evita, but in the short time since he has performed professionally, he already boasts a resume replete with challenging and diverse leading roles and a career that has taken him off-Broadway and to leading regional theatres across America. (more...)

Sophia Gennusa, Mitchell Sink & More to Star in CAMP ROLLING HILLS at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

The New York Musical Festival and Camp Rolling Hills Musical, LLC/ Center Stage Theatre Company's have announced that Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda - Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre), James Ignacio (The King And I), Mitchell Sink (Elf, Matilda, A Christmas Story), and Beatrice Tulchin (Matilda, A Christmas Story) will lead the company of CAMP ROLLING HILLS, a new musical with book and lyrics by Stacy Davidowitz and David Spiegel and music and lyrics by Adam Spiegel and directed by Jill Jaysen. (more...)

BWW Review: A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at SHAW FESTIVAL
by Michael Rabice - Jun 27, 2016

Ever the consummate commentator of society and gender, Oscar Wilde has never been afraid of controversy or potentially offending member of both sexes. Never has this been more evident than in his 1893 A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, which is receiving a glamorous new production at the Shaw Festival in Niagara on the Lake.  (more...)

RICHARD III, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave, Eyes Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

The Almeida's production of RICHARD III, with Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare's most notorious villain and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret, is likely headed to the West End, and possibly the Great White Way. (more...)

Matthew Lykos to Perform at Goodwood Institute Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Matthew Lykos, acclaimed Lead of The Fishbowl Boys, emerging shining light of the Australian folk scene, and inspirational, multi-award-winning soloist, will appear for one night only at the Goodwood Institute Theatre, Saturday 25th June, presenting his solo concert debut. (more...)

New Musical CAMP ROLLING HILLS Set for NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

This summer, relive the days of lanyards, bunk beds and bug juice with The New York Musical Festival and Camp Rolling Hills Musical, LLC/ Center Stage Theatre Company's production of CAMP ROLLING HILLS, a new musical with book and lyrics by Stacy Davidowitz and David Spiegel and music and lyrics by Adam Spiegel and directed by Jill Jaysen. (more...)

East Coast Premiere of PILLARS OF NEW YORK to Open This Fall at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant will present the East Coast premiere of PILLARS OF NEW YORK, a new musical with book, lyrics and music by Michael Antin, and directed by Jim Blanchette. (more...)

MR. TOOLE to Play Midtown International Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Mr. Toole, a new play written by award-winning playwright Vivian Neuwirth will have its World Premiere at The Midtown International Theatre Festival on July 21st. Set against the backdrop of New Orleans, this play is a deeply personal reflection on the life of John Kennedy Toole, author of the Pulitzer Prize Winning, 'A Confederacy of Dunces.' The play was inspired by Vivian's time as a student of Mr. Toole's at St. Mary's Dominican College in New Orleans. (more...)

BWW Review: BALLAST at the Source Festival
by Hannah Menchhoff - Jun 18, 2016

Ballast looks to both sides of a transition. (more...)

New Musical DREAMLAND Set for NoHo Arts Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Dreamland, a new musical conceived, written, composed by 14-time Emmy Award winner John Francis Smith with daughter Asia Ray Smith, will have its first ever "off-book" staged performances at the NoHo Arts Center Friday, June 17 at 8:00 pm; and Saturday, June 18 at 2:00 and 8:00 pm.  The production is also produced by Smith.  Robert Arnold directs, with musical direction by Christian Regul and Jake Anthony (who also serves as vocal director). (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Kevin Newbury, Contemporary Opera and the World of FELLOW TRAVELERS
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 15, 2016

Although Kevin Newbury has directed operas by some of history's greatest composers--Donizetti and Bellini, Strauss and Mozart among them—he makes no bones about it: He prefers his composers to be living. (Librettists, too, of course) (more...)

BWW Review: HOW TO BE A VIRGIN (in 12 morally ambiguous steps)
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 11, 2016

Playwright Carla Neuss lays it all out there in this autobiographical two-hander, starring Katelyn Schiller as The Virgin and Joshua Bross as a variety of past boyfriends. Schiller narrates the largely comedic piece, which combines the framework of a slide projector presentation with flashback scenes from her dating days, to explain her personal commitment to that all-important V card. (more...)

Photo Flash: CAMP ROLLING HILLS and TINK! Perform at NYMF Preview Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The New York Musical Festival welcomes CAMP ROLLING HILLS and TINK! to this year's lineup. Both shows gave performances at today's preview concert, and you can check out photos below! (more...)

BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET Through the Lens of the Middle East by Way of Topanga Canyon
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 5, 2016

Not even a wall can keep these lovers apart. This particular wall happens to be in modern-day East Jerusalem and as Theatricum Botanicum's production of ROMEO AND JULIET commences, chaos ignites at a checkpoint that divides Israel and Palestine. It is a city that has seen struggle for thousands of years and for one Muslim boy named Romeo and one Jewish girl named Juliet, not even their innocence can change the course of this story. (more...)

BE SOMEBODY arrives on DVD September 13th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Two teens from very different worlds discover that they have a lot more in common than they ever imagined in the romantic drama BE SOMEBODY, arriving on DVD September 13, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. (more...)

Richard Urrizaga Releases THE OUTLAW AND THE POCKET WATCH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Richard Urrizaga, an adventurer, outdoors enthusiast, story-teller, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Outlaw and The Pocket Watch': a gripping and potent journey of ranching, love, family and courage with several unexpected moments! (more...)

Starz Orders Fourth and Fifth Seasons for Original Hit Series POWER
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Following the record-shattering Season Three premiere on July 17, Starz President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Albrecht announced today that the network has greenlit the hit series POWER for fourth and fifth seasons. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the Stars of Know Theatre's GIRLFRIEND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Rediscover the thrill of First Love with the summer rock musical GIRLFRIEND by Todd Almond, with music & lyrics by Matthew Sweet, running on the Know Theatre MainStage July 29 - August 27. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars below! (more...)

Nine Shows Extended at New York Musical Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, has announced extensions for nine productions - A SCYTHE OF TIME, LISA AND LEONARDO, CHILDREN OF SALT, EH DAH? QUESTIONS FOR MY FATHER, TINK!, DUST CAN'T KILL ME, SINGLE, NEWTON'S CADLE and CAMP ROLLING HILLS. (more...)

Photo Flash: Casts of TINK!, CAMP ROLLING HILLS and THE GOLD Turn Out for NYMF Opening Party
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Last night, the casts of of TINK!, CAMP ROLLING HILLS and THE GOLD turned out for the NYMF Opening Night Party at 42West. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

John Oliver Set to Perform at the Fox Theatre, December 30 & 31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

John Oliver-the multi-award-winning comedian and host of the hit HBO show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver-has announced he will ring in the New Year at the Fox Theatre with back-to-back performances on Friday, December 30 and Saturday, December 31 at 7 p.m. (more...)

POWER Season 3 Premiere Shatters Starz Original Series Viewership Records
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The STARZ Original series, POWER has done it again, with its Season Three premiere shattering its second season premiere record, as well as establishing several new all-time high performances for STARZ viewership. (more...)

BWW Preview: Columbus Moving Company's MIXTAPE to Display Modern Love
by Hannah Herner - Jul 15, 2016

Music is the soundtrack of our lives, and becomes especially personal when encapsulated in a mixtape. It measures where we've been and where we'd like to go, telling a story. Columbus Moving Company will tell a young woman's story through dance in its production of Mixtape this weekend. (more...)

Know Theatre to Kick Off Season 19 with New Rock Musical GIRLFRIEND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Know Theatre kicks off season 19 with GIRLFRIEND, featuring Book by Todd Almond and Music & Lyrics by Matthew Sweet. Directed by Lindsey Augusta Mercer, with choreography by Kim Popa and musical direction by Erin McCamley, the show runs July 29 - August 27, 2016. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co.'s THE TEMPEST Set for August in Griffith Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

This summer INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. presents an imaginative production of Shakespeare's final play, THE TEMPEST, featuring Thom Rivera as Prospero and directed by Matthew Earnest. (more...)

BWW Interview: Robert Creighton Taps Into CAGNEY's Beat
by Naomi Serviss - Jul 11, 2016

Cagney's pugnacious attitude and formidable talent grabbed Creighton by the lapels, and now he's starring in a Yankee Doodle Dandy of a musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: NYMF's CAMP ROLLING HILLS Gives Sneak Preview at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

The New York Musical Festival and Camp Rolling Hills Musical, LLC/ Center Stage Theatre Company welcome Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda- Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre), James Ignacio (The King And I), Mitchell Sink (Elf, Matilda, A Christmas Story), and Beatrice Tulchin (Matilda, A Christmas Story) in CAMP ROLLING HILLS, a new musical with book and lyrics by Stacy Davidowitz and David Spiegel, music and lyrics by Adam Spiegel and directed by Jill Jaysen. The cast previewed the show at last night's BROADWAY SESSIONS, and BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

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