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Charles Ludlam's THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE Gets Off-Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Theater Breaking Through Barriers, who scored a hit last summer with Samuel D. Hunter's The Healing, celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Ridiculous Theatrical Company with the first Off-Broadway revival of THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE by Charles Ludlam. (more...)

HAPPY KARAOKE FUN TIME! to Celebrate 7th Anniversary This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Long-running Chicago and Off-Broadway hit HAPPY KARAOKE FUN TIME! will celebrate its 7th Anniversary on Thursday, April 27. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico to Honor Rita Moreno with Lifetime Achievement Award at 2017 Carnaval Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Ballet Hispanico will honor Puerto Rican legendary actress and EGOT winner Rita Moreno with the Toda Una Vida Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by actress Gina Rodriguez, and Ecuadorian-American Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO Nina Vaca with the Nuestra Inspiracion Award, presented by Ralph de la Vega, the former Vice Chairman of AT&T Inc. and CEO of Business Solutions & International, at its annual Carnaval Gala in The Plaza Hotel's Grand Ballroom, 768 Fifth Avenue, NYC on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 6:30pm. (more...)

Cancer Survivor Launches Campaign to Fund Life-Changing Coaching Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

In February, the Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation announced a merger in the face of plummeting donations. At the Canadian Cancer Society, which is about Four times larger than the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, revenue from donations and other sources, including lotteries, fell from $215.2-million in 2012 to $180.3-million in 2016 - a reduction of more than 16 per cent. (more...)

CBS Finishes Week with Top 8 Dramas and Top 4 Comedies
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

CBS was first in viewers for the seventh consecutive week with 6 of the top 10 and 14 of the top 20 broadcasts, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending April 23. (more...)

Windstar Cruises and the James Beard Foundation Announce Super-Star Chef Lineup for New Culinary Cruise Collection
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Today at a celebration of Windstar Cruises as the official cruise line of the James Beard Foundation at the famed Beard House in New York City, the two organizations unveiled the full lineup for their James Beard Foundation Culinary Cruise Collection. Offered on eight sailings in Windstar's diverse portfolio of cruise destinations - including the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean - cruise guests will have a chance to interact and taste creations from James Beard Foundation-selected chefs. (more...)

John Dewey to Reprise Title Role in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at BCP and Kimmel Center; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Full casting details for the smash summer musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story have been announced prior to runs at both Bucks County Playhouse and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Suspends 2017-18 Season to Review Funding
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

In an effort to gauge the extent of financial support from the community, the Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra has elected to suspend operations for the 2017-18 season, pending a review of the organization's prospects beyond its current season. A specially formed committee will complete a comprehensive assessment of SBCO budget and programming models within 90 days, after which the organization's leadership will decide on a course of action. Options include presenting next season's program in its entirety as planned, offering a reduced number of concerts, or shuttering the venerable ensemble permanently. The orchestra will present its final concert of the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, May 16, at the Lobero Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Playhouse Productions' WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL!
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2017

Playhouse Productions' producers Dana Matthow and Philip Roger Roy will bring Alan Jacobson's WaistWatchers The Musical! with music by Vince Di Mura to the historic Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA just minutes from downtown Boston for ten weeks this spring. The perennially popular musical will run from April 21 - June 25. (more...)

Maxcom Telecomunicaciones Announces Tender Offer For Step-up Senior Notes Due 2020
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Jude Law, Halina Reijn and More in OBSESSION at the Barbican
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Jude Law returns to the stage this month in the world premiere of OBSESSION, a stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti's 1943 film. It's part of Ivo van Hove's Toneelgroep Amsterdam Barbican residency, which also includes the return of their ROMAN TRAGEDIES and a double bill based on Ingmar Bergman films. All Four plays will be directed by van Hove. BroadwayWorld has a first look at OBSESSSION below! (more...)

FinancialForce Sees Boom Year for Financial Management with Focus on Innovation and Growth
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Adam Sandler and Chris Rock Reunite for New Netflix Comedy THE WEEK OF
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Netflix announced today that comedy icons Adam Sandler and Chris Rock will reunite to star in a new Netflix original film set to begin production in Long Island, New York this summer. (more...)

NBC's TONIGHT SHOW Delivers Its Most Dominant 18-49 Win Since January
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON has won the late-night ratings week of April 17-21 in adults 18-49 by a +42% margin over CBS' “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” for “Tonight's” biggest win over a week of “Late Show” originals since January. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, May 10, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, May 12, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN , airing on THE CW on Friday, May 12, 2017! (more...)

Colorfront On-Set Dailies & Express Dailies 2017 Versions Deliver More Raw On-Set Power And UHD/HDR Versatility
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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BWW Review: HENRY V at We Happy Few
by Pamela Roberts - Apr 25, 2017

Shakespeare's HENRY V gains new perspective with a retelling by We Happy Few Productions that takes a closer look at the stories and stakes of the everyday foot soldiers. It is a fascinating, resonant, and important new take on a known work that's only around for another week, so make plans now to take it in. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NUNSENSE: THE TV SERIES Celebrates Sinfully Funny Launch
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Apr 25, 2017

Dan Goggin's internationally acclaimed musical sensation, Nunsense, premiered the sinfully funny pilot episode of 'Nunsense: The TV Series' online, today, April 25, 2017. The new series, which features stars of stage and screen, is now available at www.nunsensetv.com. The pilot was shot at a former monastery in Union City, New Jersey. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the premiere below! (more...)

Hip Hop Dance Theatre Festival BREAKIN' CONVENTION Coming to DCPA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts presents Sadler's Wells' critically acclaimed international hip hop dance theatre festival, BREAKIN' CONVENTION, November 4-5 with a special student matinee on Friday, November 3 at 11 a.m at The Buell Theatre and around the Denver Performing Arts Complex. (more...)

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Picks Standout Theatrical Moments of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Monday night, April 24th, at its semi-annual Membership meeting, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, the national theatrical union representing stage directors and choreographers across the United States, announced the 2016-2017 Top Ten "Standout Moments." (more...)

Planet Ant to Close 2016-17 Season with FAILURE: A LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Planet Ant will close out its 2016-17 season with the musical play, Failure: A Love Story by Phillip Dawkins April 28 - May 20. (more...)

See Who's Part of the Pride in Disney's THE LION KING, Returning to Greenville
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Casting has been announced for the Greenville engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Greenville's most eagerly awaited return will leap onto the Peace Center stage from Wednesday, May 31, to Sunday, June 25. The show's Four-week premiere engagement in 2012 played a sold-out run at the Peace Center. (more...)

Kurt Weill Foundation's 20th Annual Lotte Lenya Competition Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Bradley Smoak, 32 of Cary, NC, won First Prize in the 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music. Smoak took home $20,000, the largest single prize amount given in the competition's nineteen year history. (more...)

AIN'T FAR FROM HOME Plays This Weekend at Musical Theatre Factory
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

There are Four chances to see Musical Theatre Factory's Ain't Far From Home at Playwrights Rehearsal Studios this weekend! (more...)

NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH LESTER HOLT Wins Week Across the Board; Leading ABC
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH LESTER HOLT ranked #1 across the board for the week of April 17, averaging 7.85 million total viewers, leading “ABC World News Tonight” by +66,000 viewers (+1%) and “CBS Evening News” by +1.5 million viewers (more...)

NBC's TODAY is No 1 Morning Show; Topping GMA Again in Key Demo
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

NBC News' TODAY was the number-one morning show last week topping ABC's “Good Morning America” once again in the key demo A25-54. TODAY has now won 69 straight weeks in the key demo (more...)

Elvis Costello to Perform at TBS's 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner' After-Party
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Elvis Costello will bring his legendary guitar licks and vocal stylings to Washington, D.C., this Saturday, April 29, when he performs at the official after-party for FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE's first annual 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner,' presented by TBS. (more...)

Vivian Reed and Allan Harris to Bring CENTRAL PARK & OTHER DREAMS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Friday, May 19, 2017 at 9:30 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, 'Central Park & Other Dreams,' under the musical direction of Marty Ashby, the GRAMMY Award Executive Producer of MCG Jazz, will celebrate the sights and sounds of the Big Apple with performances by the jazz world's coolest musicians, featuring multi-award winning artist Vivian Reed (Bubbling Brown Sugar) and internationally acclaimed vocalist and guitarist Allan Harris. (more...)

TLC Breaks Record Ratings On Sunday Night With Premiere of Live Television Event
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

TLC had its most watched Sunday night in two-years with 1.9M P2+ viewers driven by popular series LONG ISLAND MEDIUM, LONG LOST FAMILY, and premiere of unprecedented LIVE event THIS IS LIFE LIVE (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, THE LION KING and More Slated for 2017-18 Broadway in Boise Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Morrison Center, in collaboration with MagicSpace Entertainment, has announced its exciting Fred Meyer Broadway in Boise 2017-2018 Season. This season's lineup includes something for everyone. (more...)

New Victory Slates Free VICTORY DANCE Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

This July, The New Victory Theater will present its Fourth season of Victory Dance, the theater's initiative to provide FREE dance performances to kids in New York City day camps, school and youth programs over the summer. (more...)

Detroit Internet Exchange Partners with EdgeConneX, Offering Direct Route Connectivity With Reduced Latency to Detroit Metro Area
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Synchronicity Theatre to Stage Regional Debut of Danai Gurira's ECLIPSED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Synchronicity Theatre will present the regional premiere of Danai Gurira's historic Eclipsed, which tracks the lives of five Liberian women and their tales of survival near the end of the Second Liberian Civil War. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/18/2017 - 4/25/2017
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This Week: Soul Journey with Singapore's Siong Leng Musical Association
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Asia Society presents the North American premiere of Soul Journey, a performance bringing new life to the traditional nanyin form. Meaning 'music from the south," nanyin is an ancient style of Chinese music characterized by slow, gentle and melodic sounds.In Soul Journey, Singapore's Siong Leng Musical Association merges traditional nanyin and its Zen influences with other elements such as vocals, the bongo cajon, Indian tabla, masked dance, and more. The performance blends the traditional and the new, and draws on the influences of distant cultures from nanyin's origins along the Tang era maritime trade routes.  (more...)

VIDEO: Country Legend Marty Stuart Performs on LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, country legend Marty Stuart performed 'Time Don't Wait', off his 18th studio album 'Way Out West.' (more...)

AMC Renews Martial Arts Drama Series INTO THE BADLANDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

AMC today announced that it has renewed the martial arts drama INTO THE BADLANDS, one of the highest-rated dramas on cable, for an expanded third season of 16 episodes, returning to AMC in 2018. (more...)

Momentum Dance Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Momentum Dance Company's Founder & Artistic Director, Delma Iles, is bringing dance to Miami Beach for the company's 2017 Season.  Each show of this season includes unique and skilled performances alongside world premieres. The performances will showcase dancers Katie Brennan, Barbie Freeman, Lili Granie, Ashley Hammond, Melanie Perez, and Martina Tarducci. The season will run from May to June with Something for Everyone! (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Examines How Much Of Trump's 100-Day Action Plan Was Completed
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Presidential backpedaling is in full swing as Trump approaches the end of his first 100 days in office. Below, Stephen Colbert examines how much of Trump's 100 day action plan he has completed! (more...)

Scoop: DATELINE on NBC - Friday, April 28, 2017
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Get all the scoop on DATELINE, airing on NBC on Friday, April 28, 2017! (more...)

Celebrities to Go Undercover on Two Special Editions of UNDERCOVER BOSS on CBS
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

or the first time, two celebrities will embark on undercover journeys as they search for undiscovered talent in their own fields, on two special episodes of UNDERCOVER BOSS. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Receive 'Woman of Valor Award' from Victory Dance Project, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Victory Dance Project, under the Artistic Direction of Amy Jordan, will celebrate its third anniversary with three performances, running June 15 – 18 at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (no performance on June 16). The season will open with a Celebration honoring Broadway legend Chita Rivera, who will be presented with the company's “Woman of Valor Award.” The program, entitled From This Moment On will also include a world premiere as well pieces from the company's repertory.  On June 17 and 18, the program will include special performances by students from Early Mosley's Diversity of Dance company. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Company of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 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. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)

Jay Feitlinger Releases New Book, 'Family 2.0'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Jay Feitlinger, founder & CEO of StringCan Interactive, digital marketing agency for multi-location businesses, today announces the release of his first book, 'Family 2.0.' For years, he and his company have been advising business owners and marketers how to strategically connect with their ideal audiences online and significantly grow their companies. As a husband and father to two young girls, Feitlinger realized that strengthening and growing one's own family (especially for entrepreneurs) could be viewed in much the same way. (more...)

TBS Orders Third Season of Cable's Most-Watched Original Comedy THE DETOUR
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Turner's TBS has ordered a third season of its hit series THE DETOUR, cable's most watched original comedy for the year-to-date. (more...)

Photo Flash: Adam Jacobs, Anthony Murphy, Isabelle McCalla, Jonathan Weir and More Celebrate ALADDIN's Chicago Opening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The North American tour of Disney's Aladdin celebrated its opening night in Chicago at Morgan MFG on Wednesday, April 19. The limited premiere engagement runs through September 10, 2017 at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph). Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look at CST's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

We have a first look at the CST production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE! Check out the video below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Julie Dixon
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 25, 2017

Today's subject, Julie Dixon, is currently living her theatre life onstage at the Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts where she will be opening in the pop rock musical Chess. The production plays this weekend through May 6th. (more...)

BWW Recommends ART: It's Good for Ya!
by Larry O'Brien - Apr 25, 2017

'ART' has come to Rhode Island in a very entertaing production. Hey, what is art, and why are your friends your friends? (more...)

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