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Leslie Jordan Set for Metropolitan Room Debut
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Leslie Jordan is one of the most consistently recognizable faces in popular entertainment. His journey towards stardom has provided one of the quirkier, impressive, and varied career trajectories of the past few decades. (more...)

Dispatch Shares 'Painted Yellow Lines'; New Album 'America, Location 12' Out This June
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Dispatch are gearing up for the release of their new album America, Location 12 on June 2nd, 2017 via their label Bomber Records/Kobalt by sharing another brand new song from the record, “Painted Yellow Lines,” today, May 26th. (more...)

Dillon Francis' 'Say Less' ft. G-Eazy Receives Remixes from Gorgon City and Eptic
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Last month, Platinum-selling artist, DJ, and producer Dillon Francis released his highly anticipated new single 'Say Less' featuring G-Eazy. (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, June 9, 2017
by - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN, airing on THE CW on Friday, June 9, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: REIGN Series Finale on THE CW - Friday, June 16, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN Series Finale, airing on THE CW on Friday, June 16, 2017! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The full company is announced today for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, running at Chichester Festival Theatre from 10 July - 26 August, with a press night on Tuesday 18 July. Directed by Daniel Evans, the cast of this new staging of the classic Broadway musical is led by Omid Djalili and Tracy-Ann Oberman. (more...)

Brooklyn Ballet Announces ROOTS & NEW GROUND 2 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Brooklyn Ballet announces its spring season, Roots & New Ground 2, sequel to its outstanding 2015 Roots and New Ground season. (more...)

Boog City Presents THE PORTABLE BOOG READER 10
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Boog City presents THE PORTABLE BOOG READER 10 Portland, Ore. and N.Y.C. Release Party on Sun., June 11, 1:00 p.m. at Unnameable Books, 600 Vanderbilt Ave. in Brooklyn. (more...)

Confederation Centre Young Company Ensembles Announced for THE DREAM CATCHERS
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Take hip hop, spoken word, and folk. Blend it with contemporary and Indigenous dance, and experience a new musical, full of original Canadian music, dance, and story. The Dream Catchers is a Canada150 Signature project, featuring the TD Confederation Centre Young Company, that will take you on a one hour quest to find hope for the future and dare you to believe that no dream is too small. (more...)

The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors Announces 2017 Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

A panel of nationally recognized judges-including casting director Michael Donovan, producer, director and choreographer Andy Ferrara, and actress Wendy Rosoff-announced the 2017 winners of The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors held last night at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

American Heroes Channel to Present 3rd Annual SALUTE TO SACRIFICE Programming Event
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

This Memorial Day, American Heroes Channel (AHC) in partnership with The Bob Woodruff Foundation, The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and Got Your Six, honors our nation's heroes with the third annual SALUTE TO SACRIFICE event. (more...)

Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre to Kick Off with FOREVER PLAID
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre kicks off its Forty-Fifth season with a 1950s flair.  For eight performances only June 10-25, Cockpit will present its first musical Forever Plaid. (more...)

OSK 'N' BOLD: ROCK BEFORE YOU RUN 10K Pre-Party Set for Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Rock before you RUN the BolderBoulder 10K! Presented by Oskar Blues & BolderBOULDER, the Osk 'n' Bold pre-party features music from great local bands, including Envy Alo, and is FREE! (more...)

Actress and Philanthropist Dina Merrill Passes Away at Age 93
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Dina Merrill Hartley (born Nedenia Marjorie Hutton; December 29, 1923-May 22, 2017) was an American actress, businesswoman and philanthropist.  She died peacefully at home surrounded by her family. (more...)

El Teatro de la Zarzuela afianza su compromiso con atraer nuevo público durante la temporada 2017/2018
by Jos Germn Martnez Paneque - May 23, 2017

El Teatro de la Zarzuela ha anunciado su programacion para la temporada 2017/2018, aumentando en ella sus esfuerzos para acercar su trabajo a un publico mas amplio al mismo tiempo que ofrece programacion a gusto del sus seguidores mas fieles. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for (mostly)musicals' IN DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

(mostly)musicals returned to the E Spot Lounge last night at for its 23nd edition, *in dreams*! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lisa Lampanelli, Dominic Chianese & Others Featured At Friars Club's BELLA NOTTE
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 23, 2017

The Friars Club's entertainment bench possesses an unbelievable amount of talent and they are called upon to perform at the club's unique in-house weekly dinner/shows.  Luckily, performers who were not famous when they first joined the club are generous with sharing their talents at these events after they become super stars.  (more...)

The BIG SING 2017: New York Choral Consortium's Annual Free Sing 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Seventh Annual Free Singing Event Features a 'Mosaic Mass' of Schubert, Puccini, Gounod, Mozart, Bach, 'My Lord, What a Mornin',' 'Now I Walk in Beauty,' and Sufi Chant 'Adinu' (more...)

Vanessa Racci Releases Debut Album 'Italiana Fresca'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

On her debut recording Italiana Fresca, scheduled for release on May 19, 2017, sultry songstress VANESSA RACCI takes a fresh approach to classic pop, reviving Italian-American standards associated with the likes of Dean Martin (more...)

Evolving Women's Consciousness: Dialogues with 21st Century Women, Authored by Dr. Carol Francis, Released by Make Life Happen Publishing May, 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

'Evolving Women's Consciousness: Dialogues with 21st Century Women' by Dr. Carol Francis released May, 2017. Dr. Carol Francis, Clinical Psychologist, Marriage, Family and Child Therapist, author and researcher, gives voice to issues facing women from across the United States in terms of their emotional, sexual, economic, professional, family and life-stage challenges in this modern age. (more...)

ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL to Play The Triad This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, a new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!) and directed and choreographed by Jay Falzone (Bush Wars, Cooking with the Calamari Sisters), will play at The Triad (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues), it was announced today by producer Jim Russek. (more...)

Immersive SEEING YOU Releases New Block of Tickets Through August
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Producers of Seeing You, a new immersive experience have announced that a new block of tickets have been added through August 31, 2017. (more...)

Hang A Tale Announces SPRING READING SERIES
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

New York City-based theater company, Hang A Tale, announces its Spring Reading Series, featuring Michael Shannonand Marsha Stephanie Blake. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anna Deveare Smith, Cast of THE WOLVES and More at Playwrights Realm's 10th Anniversary Writers Block Party
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director, and Roberta Pereira, Producing Director, celebrated its tenth anniversary with the annual Writers Block Party honoring Realm Board Member and award-winning playwright and actor, Anna Deavere Smith. The Writers Block Party took place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse in the Samuel B. & David Rose Building, and was hosted by Lauren Patten (Fun Home, The Wolves). Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Beyond Kinky! KINKY BOOTS Holds Charity Concert for Beyond Blue
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Australian cast of Cyndi Lauper's hilarious and heart-warming new musical Kinky Boots will perform a charity concert at Sydney's Capitol Theatre on Sunday 18 June to raise money for beyondblue. (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, June 9, 2017
by - May 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN, airing on THE CW on Friday, June 9, 2017! (more...)

Hal Linden Signs on for TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced that acclaimed actor Hal Linden (replacing the previously announced Bruce Davison) has been added to its very special theatrical event also starring Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

HAIR at The Sherman Playhouse this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

On June 30, The Sherman Playhouse will debut its summer production of the rock musical Hair, with book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot. (more...)

Vladimir Spivakov and Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra to Perform at Lisner Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Eminent maestro Vladimir Spivakov and the acclaimed Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will perform at Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University on Saturday, June 3 at 7:30 PM as a part of their seven-city North American tour. Joining them are the brilliant soprano and Metropolitan Opera star Hibla Gerzmava - last heard at the Met in 2016 as Desdemona in Verdi's Otello, and who recently made her La Scala Opera debut in the title role in Donizetti's Anna Bolena - and 14-year-old Israeli prodigy, cellist Danielle Akta.  (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, June 2, 2017
by - May 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN, airing on THE CW on Friday, June 2, 2017! (more...)

Bangarra Honours One of Most Iconic Figures from First Contact at QPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Bangarra Dance Theatre returns to Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 25 August to 2 September with its latest work Bennelong, a poignant tribute to one of the most mythologised and celebrated individuals from the days of First Contact. (more...)

BWW Review: RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S OKLAHOMA!
by Melissa Giordano - May 17, 2017

Brilliantly ending their spectacular 10th season, Long Island's John W. Engeman Theatre offers a great incarnation of the iconic, game-changing musical Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!. Excellently directed by Engeman vet Igor Goldin, this production runs through June 25th at the gorgeous Northport venue. The cast is truly outstanding and the whole production is well done. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Award-winner and multiple-Tony nominee NANCY DUSSAULT in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE. Perhaps best known to audiences as the first host of "Good Morning America," and for her co-starring role on TV on "Too Close for Comfort," Dussault's remarkable career began on the stage. Her concert includes anecdotes about Dussault's remarkable career and songs by many of her favorite composers, such as Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane and Stephen Sondheim. Dussault's extraordinary musicality and comedic storytelling infuse new meaning into beloved classics such as "Getting Married Today," "Look to the Rainbow," "Old Friend" and her iconic "Make Someone Happy." Nancy is joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe and Director Valentine Mayer. NANCY DUSSAULT: MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE comes to Ventura for three-performances-only: Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)

2017 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival Announces Achievement Award Recipient & Gala Screenings
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Outfest - the Los Angeles based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBT stories on the screen - today announced its 2017 Achievement Award recipient, Bryan Fuller, and its galas, including Opening and Closing Night, for the 2017 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival presented by HBO. The nation's leading LGBT festival will be held July 6-16, 2017. (more...)

2Cellos Take Fans to the Movies with New Album 'Score', Out Now
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, go to the movies for their new Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks album Score, available now. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 5/9/2017 - 5/16/2017
by - May 16, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 5/9/2017 - 5/16/2017. (more...)

Documentary Film About Rome's Papal Basilicas Comes to Jaffrey This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Jaffrey's River Street Theatre, a project of The Park Theatre, will exclusively present the highly acclaimed British & Vatican produced documentary film, St. Peter's and the Papal Basilicas of Rome this Sunday, May 21 at 2pm. (more...)

Asolo Rep presents TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Asolo Rep proudly presents the final production of its 2016-17 season: TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA, the stunning new theatrical re-imagination of Jules Verne's classic deep sea tale created by Craig Francis and Rick Miller, who will direct the production, presented by Canada's family-focused entertainment production company Kidoons and WYRD Productions and produced by Jeff Lord.  TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA comes to life on stage by way of visually striking multimedia storytelling, with vivid projections that will take the audience on the voyage of a lifetime. Previews are Wednesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 8 at 7pm, opening night is Friday, June 9 at 7pm and the production runs through Saturday, July 1 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Company Stages THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 6/8-18
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents William Shakespeare's madcap, joyous The Comedy of Errors on the U of M's Theatre Mainstage from June 8-18. (more...)

Contemporary Theater Company to Host 1st Annual Ocean State Improv Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

You walk into a dark, mysterious room with no idea what might happen… and an entire night of entertainment effortlessly unfolds before you. A typical evening for a theatergoer, but a far less common experience for the actors themselves. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/15/2017
by - May 15, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/15/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Fools & Kings Project Presents Free Outdoor Production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Fools & Kings Project in collaboration with Riverbank State Park opened its free outdoor production of Much Ado About N othing on Saturday, May 6th at Summit Rock at 6:00 PM (entrance at W 86th Street and Centra Park West). This marks the first of the company's fourth season of free, outdoor Shakespeare. Check out photos of the cast below! (more...)

Outstanding Indiana CPAs and Firm Honored by Indiana CPA Society
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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2017 Sutton Foster Ovation Awards Set for Sunday at Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The best of Michigan's high school theatre students are coming together Sunday, May 21, at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall for the 6th Annual Sutton Foster Ovation Awards. (more...)

Dillon Francis, DJ Mustard, Destructo, AC Slater, Wax Motif, and Kittens Set for HARD Red Rocks This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

HARD Events has announced the fifth annual HARD Red Rocks at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO as part of its 'Road to HARD SUMMER' (HARD's flagship festival in Southern California August 5 & 6) event series commemorating HARD's 10 year anniversary. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 14, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater's OKLAHOMA! is now open! Performances run now through Sunday, June 25, 2017. Take a look at the cast celebrating opening night below! (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, June 2, 2017
by - May 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN , airing on THE CW on Friday, June 2, 2017! (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues their 55th season with the popular tradition of an Outdoor Stage production, this year featuring A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte. (more...)

First Annual OCEAN STATE IMPROV FESTIVAL at the Contemporary Theater Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

You walk into a dark, mysterious room with no idea what might happen… and an entire night of entertainment effortlessly unfolds before you. A typical evening for a theatergoer, but a far less common experience for the actors themselves. (more...)

THE RECEPTION by Sean Donovan & Sebastián Calderón Bentin Comes to HERE 6/14-24
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

HERE proudly presents the world premiere of The Reception, a HERE Resident Artist Production, as part of its 2016-2017 producing season.  Created by Sean Donovan and Sebastian Calderon Bentin (Donovan & Calderon) in collaboration with the company, and co-directed by Sebastian Calderon Bentin and Sean Donovan, this new dance theater work is performed by Jane Comfort, Leslie Cuyjet, Sean Donovan, Hannah Heller and Ishmael Houston Jones. The Reception will have 10 performances, June 14 - 24, at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

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