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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...)

Print Room at the Coronet & Gare St Lazare Ireland to Host Samuel Beckett Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

To celebrate Samuel Beckett's work, Print Room at the Coronet and the international, award-winning company and unparalleled Beckett champions, Gare St Lazare Ireland, will present a three-week festival exploring Samuel Beckett's prose across the disciplines of theatre, music and visual art from 17 May - 5 June 2016. (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...)

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...)

MADE IN AMERICA & More Among MGM's Latest Limited Edition Releases
by Movies News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Bring home the latest wave of classics from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment's Cinema Archives vault and MGM's Limited Edition Collection and rediscover classic film titles spanning 60 years from the 1930s to the 1990s. (more...)

Fullscreen to Launch Ad-Free SVOD Service This April
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

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National Theatre Wales to Present BEFORE I LEAVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

National Theatre Wales' next production, Before I Leave, will be a moving and uplifting production written by Patrick Jones and directed by Matthew Dunster (who directed the multi-award-winning Mametz for NTW in June 2014). It will feature covers of well-known songs by artists ranging from Tom Jones to the Sex Pistols, plus a new song by Nicky Wire and James Dean Bradfield of Manic Street Preachers, and will be performed at the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. (more...)

BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING is a Disappointing Disservice to Original Film
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 30, 2016

Since the dawn of the genre, stage shows have been adapted from various sources; books, other plays, poems, historical events, and, increasingly over the past two decades, movies. The best projects based on movies take what is special from the source material and use that as inspiration to form a fresh stage adaptation. However, the DIRTY DANCING National Tour, playing at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts through Sunday, April 3rd, focuses so intently on recreating the minutia of the film, that it completely misses what made it so captivating in the first place; authentic, compelling characters and an intimate, passionate story. (more...)

National Theatre Wales Presents BEFORE I LEAVE, May 27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

National Theatre Wales' next production, Before I Leave, will be a moving and uplifting production written by Patrick Jones and directed by Matthew Dunster (who directed the multi-award-winning Mametz for NTW in June 2014). It will feature covers of well-known songs by artists ranging from Tom Jones to the Sex Pistols, plus a new song by Nicky Wire and James Dean Bradfield of Manic Street Preachers, and will be performed at the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. (more...)

BWW Review: Natalie Douglas Breathtakingly (and Politically) Explores the Human Heart in CD Release Show at Birdland
by Remy Block - Mar 29, 2016

"I'm a black woman in America; breathing is political," stated Natalie Douglas, wryly, early in her March 21 concert at Birdland to celebrate the release of her excellent new recording Human Heart. I felt myself inwardly fist pump-yes! Douglas dared to acknowledge the contemporary political circus-which I, for one, am completely obsessed with-on the cabaret stage! Okay, I can relax-I will make it through this show without listening to a political podcast or reading a David Brooks New York Times opinion column after all. Phew! I have not entered a purely escapist fantasyland, but surrendered to the capable musical ensemble on stage. Douglas wore a long white gown (chosen out of the pile when her husband made an approvingly bawdy comment as she tried it on for him) and her band-all six of whom appear on the record-wore all black. The appearance was a study in contrast, but the group, was most assuredly a cohesive instrument. (more...)

BWW Review: THE FANTASTICKS at Kansas City Reportory Theatre
by Alan Portner - Mar 28, 2016

A show worth seeingAn inspired piano overture flows smoothly into 'The Fantasticks' signature opening song; 'Try To Remember.' 'The Fantasticks' is a simple fable for all time about a boy, a girl, their two fathers, and a wall. Kansas City Repertory Theatre reinvents 'The Fantasticks,' history's most performed musical play, with an all-star cast, expanded musical accompaniment, and a lavish new setting. (more...)

Cleveland Play House's 2016 New Ground Theatre Festival to Feature World Premiere & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Cleveland Play House's New Ground Theatre Festival (NGTF) is breaking new ground once again, with four extraordinary works by some of America's hottest playwrights. (more...)

Criminal Minds Actor Bill Oberst Jr To Play Jesus On Atlanta Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2016

Bill Oberst Jr, known to TV viewers as a serial killer on the CBS series Criminal Minds and to movie viewers as a zombie-fighting Abraham Lincoln, is coming to the Atlanta area to play Jesus onstage. (more...)

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, ASSASSINS, THE JUNGLE BOOK and More Set for Fountain Hills Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Fountain Hills Theater is proud to announce the 2016-17 Season for its Mainstage, Mainstage Too! and Youth stages as well as our Sizzlin' Summer Show. (more...)

Fifth Harmony Addresses Break-Up Rumors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

ET.com reports that fans who thought Fifth Harmony will split up after their upcoming album should be relieved to hear that it doesn't seem likely for their fears to be realized. (more...)

Zimmerman-Helmed WONDERFUL TOWN, UNCLE VANYA & More Set for Goodman's Expanded 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Artistic Director Robert Falls announces the 2016/2017 Season-his 30th year as "Chicago's most essential director" (Chicago Tribune) and the creative force behind the 92-year old not-for-profit Goodman Theatre, "one of the country's most respected stages" (NPR ). (more...)

'The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman' Wins 2016 Independent Publishers Book of the Year Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Mad Mystical Journey Press and Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing, Inc. are pleased to announce The Improbable Wonders Of Moojie Littleman, by Robin Gregory, has been recognized as Gold Medal Winner of the Best Cover Design in the 2016 Independent Publishers Book of the Year Awards. (more...)

VIDEO: Starz Debuts First Teaser of POWER Season 3
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Today, STARZ released the first look video from season three of the highly anticipated STARZ original series “Power” in advance of its season 3 return this July. (more...)

Actor Sean Patrick Flanery Explores First Love and Heartbreak in Debut Novel, JANE TWO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

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Swandive Theatre to Stage KID-SIMPLE: A RADIO PLAY IN THE FLESH This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Swandive Theatre marks their 11th year in the Twin Cities with an ambitious production of Jordan Harrison's tribute to all things aural - KID-SIMPLE: a radio play in the flesh. (more...)

Amy Engelhardt Returns to Don't Tell Mama on 5/11
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, arranger and composer/lyricist Amy Engelhardt returns to Don't Tell Mama for her first completely solo show in New York City on May 11 at 7PM. 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 CD, Not Gonna Be Pretty ('A rare and intelligent edge in wordsmithery...' - Metroland Magazine). (more...)

New York Musical Festival Adds New Productions, Readings & More to 2016 Slate
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, announced today additional productions and special events for NYMF 2016. THE GOLD, SINGLE, CAMP ROLLING HILLS, LUDO'S BROKEN BRIDE, ARTEMIS IN THE PARKING LOT, CRUDE, and MOLLY MURPHY & NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON ON OUR LAST DAY ON EARTHjoin the previously announced new musicals that will be presented at the 2016 New York Musical Festival from July 11 through August 7 in various venues in Midtown Manhattan. In addition, NYMF is proud to announce additional concerts and special events for the 2016 Festival. (more...)

Comedian Wayne Brady Set to Host 17th Annual GOLDEN TRAILER AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Multi-talented recording artist, actor, comedian and Emmy Award-winner Wayne Brady, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the 17(th) Annual Golden Trailer Awards (more...)

Comedian Wayne Brady Set To Host 17th Annual Golden Trailer Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

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Hallmark Channel to Celebrate June Weddings with Four New Original Movies
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Hallmark Channel says 'I do' to new original movies every Saturday night this June celebrating wedding bells and romance with its annual June Weddings programming event (more...)

Dave Eastman Releases Second Novel, SILVER SOLDIERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Join a group of retired Special Forces veterans as they take on a sinister government conspiracy to ensure that Great Britain remains free. Confronted by brainwashed policemen, a psychotic detective and an evil mastermind named Margaret Thatcher (no relation,) these Silver Soldiers must do everything in their power to save the country they love. Aspiring independent author Dave Eastman has released his second novel, Silver Soldiers, a science fiction thriller set in a dystopian near future Great Britain. Following the success of his debut novel in 2015, Realmborn, which was well received both on the Amazon marketplace and on Goodreads.com, Silver Soldiers aspires to be an enjoyable read for all. Reviewers have so far said, 'Silver Soldiers is a cracking read and extremely good fun...action, humour, suspense, anguish, and an incredibly enjoyable ensemble of characters' and 'A thrilling and fast paced novel that I did not want to put down!' Silver Soldiers tells the story of Campbell Ellis, a retired Special Forces veteran, who finds himself thrust into the battles against a mind-control conspiracy being led by the head of the National Police Service. Campbell's grandson has unwittingly joined the fight and Campbell must recruit his former comrades to help keep the young man alive. Now available on Amazon Silver Soldiers is described by its author as 'nothing that will change your life or make you a better person or reveal the mysteries of the universe to you, but it will keep you very entertained for a few hours.' Eastman, a resident of the Isle of Wight, features the island in this novel, as well as the city that is his First Love, London. A former conference and events manager, he now devotes his time to writing (his third novel, a science fiction action film in book format, is due out soon), raising his two sons and playing his guitar for anyone who will listen. The author is available for interviews, comments for just to chat on: dave@daveeastmanauthor.com Get in touch with the author: Web: www.daveeastmanauthor.com Email: dave@daveeastmanauthor.com Twitter: @deastmanauthor (more...)

C. M. Shaw Unveils the Worthy Captain Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

OMAHA, Nebraska, April 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Going against the odds stacked against her, author C. M. Shaw recently released 'The Worthy Captain' which is the first novel of a four book series.This pleasurable series follows former pirate Captain Edward Fairbury and his crew in their unorthodox undertaking as they sail from port to port in effort to be a light in a darkened world. Even his crew contains untraditional members, for their times, as they deal with the seven deadly sins and finding their places in their worlds, among other endeavors. The family-friendly, enjoyable, and enchanting series contains four books: The Worthy Captain, The Worthy Deckhand, The Worthy Admiral, and The Worthy Shipmate: the Prequel, and one won't want to put them down. (more...)

BWW Interview: Pat Hazell of THE WONDER BREAD YEARS at The McDavid Studio At Bass Performance Hall
by Kyle Christopher West - Apr 25, 2016

This week, BroadwayWorld guest writer Sarah Comley-Caldwell had the privilege of chatting with the playwright and star of THE WONDER BREAD YEARS, Pat Hazell. With his background as a Seinfeld and sitcom writer, commercial director and actor, Hazell brings wit, warmth and nostalgia to his one man show-a self described hybrid of theatre, stand up comedy and communal laughter. (more...)

MIKE & MOLLY's Billy Gardell to Perform at Treasure Island, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

'Mike & Molly' audiences left wanting more after the series finale airs in May can catch their beloved Officer Mike Biggs, husband to Molly Flynn (Melissa McCarthy), with his First Love: stand up comedy. CBS' hit television series is scheduled to conclude this spring after more than 100 episodes, but Billy Gardell will return to the Treasure Island Theatre June 10 at 9 p.m. (more...)

Gwendolyn Jones-Campbell Pens BROKEN HEARTED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Gwendolyn Jones-Campbell, a wife, mother, grandmother, artist, poet, traveler, Christian, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book, 'Broken Hearted': a gripping and potent journey of intrigue, deceit, love and lies with several unexpected moments. (more...)

Todd Almond Rock Musical GIRLFRIEND Opens 5/12 at WHAT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Anyone who remembers the terror and thrill of First Love will relate to 'Girlfriend,' a rock musical by Todd Almond with music and lyrics by Matthew Sweet, opening at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater May 12. (more...)

BWW Interview: Spotlight on Bianca Horn in SISTER ACT
by Angie Stanton - Apr 21, 2016

Bianca Horn is no stranger to the Fireside Theatre. In fact, her role as Deloris Van Cartier in SISTER ACT makes this her fourteenth production. While theatre may have been her First Love, she met her true love while performing at the Fireside. (more...)

Harp & Jon's WHAT WE DO FOR LOVE to Continue 'Sundays In Summer' Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The Sundays In Summer Cabaret Series 7th season continues on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 2 PM with two local singers, Marcia Harp and Alan Jon, in a show they call 'What We Do For Love'. (more...)

BLOOD FROM A STONE to Open Next Month at The Electric Lodge
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Can you get blood from a stone? Sure. Just throw the stone directly at someone's face. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatrical Outfit's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The Theatrical Outfit's '15-'16 Season of Courage concludes with the heart-stopping, romantic musical THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, running now through May 15, 2016 at The Balzer Theater at Herren's (downtown Atlanta). With book by Craig Lucas, music & lyrics by Adam Guettel, based on the novella by Elizabeth Spencer, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA is directed by Richard Garner with musical direction by Alli Lingenfelter. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tony Nominee Constantine Maroulis Will Lead Second Stage Theatre Uptown's FRIEND ART; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will begin the 2016 Uptown Series with the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, directed by Portia Krieger. FRIEND ART will feature ZOE CHAO, AARON COSTA GANIS, ANABELLE LEMIEUX and Tony Award nominee CONSTANTINE MAROULIS (Rock of Ages, "American Idol"). FRIEND ART will begin previews on Tuesday, May 17th and will officially open on Thursday, May 26th.  (more...)

Rachael Sage to Release New Album CHOREOGRAPHIC 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

????Award-winning singer/songwriter Rachael Sage has announced the release of her forthcoming full-length studio album, 'Choreographic', due May 20 (MPress/ILS/Caroline) (more...)

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