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Gregory S. Moss's INDIAN SUMMER Starts Next Week at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

A friendly reminder! Previews begin next Friday, May 13 at 8PM for the Playwrights Horizons world premiere production of Indian Summer, a new play by Gregory S. Moss (Reunion; punkplay; Billy Witch; La Brea; Orange, Hat & Grace; House of Gold). (more...)

Teams Revealed for BATTLEBOTS: THE GEARS AWAKEN Preview Special, 5/10
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2016

The epic robot-fighting tournament “BattleBots” is back for season two this summer on Thursday, June 23, and kicks off with a preview special entitled BATTLEBOTS: THE GEARS AWAKEN on TUESDAY, MAY 10 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Tarragon Theatre to Host 2016 Play Reading Week This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

We invite you to join us for Tarragon's annual Play Reading Week, an exciting celebration of plays-in-development by the talented playwrights associated with the theatre. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting $5 Lottery Entries for INDIAN SUMMER's First Preview
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, May 4, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of INDIAN SUMMER, a new play by Gregory S. Moss (Reunion; punkplay; Billy Witch; La Brea; Orange, Hat & Grace; House of Gold).  (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: THE HUMANS' Jayne Houdyshell & Reed Birney Find the Roles of a Lifetime
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2016

Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney play husband and wife onstage- Erik and Deirdre Blake in Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS. The play, which originated at the Roundabout Theatre Company last year, earned six Tony nominations, including nods for the duo (Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Play). Check out why they couldn't be happier below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at INDIAN SUMMER at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents Indian Summer, the world premiere of a new play by Gregory S. Moss (Reunion, punkplay, Billy Witch, La Brea, Orange Hat Grace, House of Gold), directed by Carolyn Cantor (Fly by Night, The Great God Pan, After the Revolution, Essential Self-Defense at PH; Pumpgirl; Orange Flower Water; Stone Cold Dead Serious). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, the play is the sixth and final production of the theater company's acclaimed 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE & More Win Big at the 2016 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Shelian-Shanks) gathers today for the 82nd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony, hosted by 2016 Tony® Award-nominees, Zachary Levi (She Loves Me) and Megan Hilty (Noises Off), in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  (more...)

Toronto's SOULO Theatre Festival to Feature Dramas, Lectures & More
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

This year's creator/performer line up features Rachelle Elie in her original musical comedy solo extravaganza Shit I'm In Love With You Again, local comedian and actor Daniel Stolfitraces his comedy roots in Finding Funny, life coach and sage advisor Darlene Chrissley shares her life philosophies in In Chaos I Trust, storytelling favourite and Canadian Screen Award-winner Rob Norman's I Like You, Do You Like Me? reveals his past and asks the audience to consider their own histories. Improv superstar Natasha Boomer shares exactly what it feels like when you go from guru to corporate liability in All Fired Up, Richard Lett's Sober But Never Clean follows his 30 year career as a comedian, poet, singer-songwriter and more, through the depths of addiction and back again and Broadway veteran Bill Bowers breaks his silence about growing up gay in Montana, studying with Marcel Marceau and life on the Great White Way in It Goes Without Saying. Four SOULO Theatre alumni each present an original autobiographical ten minute show in the second SOULO Salon: Nicola Elbro returns to the SOULO Festival in #grateful, Morgan Joy presents her puppet dramedy The Life Boat, Amish Patel talks eating disorders and comedy in Fat Shamed By My Mom and Silvi Santososhares songs and stories of life as a new immigrant in Bedazzled. (more...)

Buffy Sainte-Marie to Perform with Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), in partnership with the Polaris Music Prize, is delighted to welcome Canadian icon Buffy Sainte-Marie-winner of the 2015 Polaris Music Prize for her latest album, Power In The Blood-to Roy Thomson Hall on Thursday, June 30, 2016, at 7:30pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Nick Jonas & His SESAME STREET Pals Teach Kids About Shapes in All-New Song
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

Nick Jonas will stop by this Saturday's episode SESAME STREET to help teach Bert, Cookie Monster, and The Count about different shapes with an all-new song titled 'Check That Shape.' (more...)

THEATER TALK Welcomes BLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The new edition of THEATER TALK presents an interview with actor Jeff Daniels, now appearing opposite Michelle Williams in the revival of David Harrower's gripping play, Blackbird, on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of INDIAN SUMMER!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 9, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents Indian Summer, the world premiere of a new play by Gregory S. Moss (Reunion, punkplay, Billy Witch, La Brea, Orange Hat Grace, House of Gold), directed by Carolyn Cantor (Fly by Night, The Great God Pan, After the Revolution, Essential Self-Defense at PH; Pumpgirl; Orange Flower Water; Stone Cold Dead Serious). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, the play is the sixth and final production of the theater company's acclaimed 2015/2016 Season. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, June 26 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Ben Platt & Company Will Return for DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway; Opens at the Belasco Theatre This December!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Producer Stacey Mindich has confirmed that the recently-announced Broadway premiere of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen has found its home: it will officially open at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) on Sunday, December 4, 2016.  Previews begin in November.   With a book by Steven Levenson, score by Tony® Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by 3-time Tony® Award nominee Michael Greif, Dear Evan Hansen had its world premiere at Arena Stage, Washington D.C., this past summer and recently concluded its record-breaking New York debut at Off-Broadway's Second Stage.  Tickets for the open-ended Broadway engagement go on sale June 19.  For more news and information on tickets, visit www.DearEvanHansen.com. (more...)

New Season Announced for New Victory Theater
by Marianka Swain - Jun 7, 2016

As New York City's premier theater for kids and families, The New Victory Theater announces its 2016-17 season. From September 30, 2016 through May 21, 2017, the New Victory 2016-17 season will feature two world premieres, six U.S. premieres and six NY premieres among its 15 productions from 11 different countries around the world. (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Hangin' with the Humans of THE HUMANS- Tony Nominees Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 6, 2016

Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney play husband and wife onstage- Erik and Deirdre Blake in Stephen Karam's The Humans. The play, which originated at the Roundabout Theatre Company last year, earned six Tony nominations, including nods for the duo (Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Play). Before the big day, they checked in with BroadwayWorld to tell us all about how they're holding up! (more...)

ACISE-LA Announces Emcee, Presenters & More for 2016 GOLDEN MAPLE AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

The Academy of Canadians in Sports & Entertainment - Los Angeles (ACISE-LA) announced today the master of ceremony, the award presenters and an additional Maple of Excellence honoree for the 2016 Golden Maple Awards. (more...)

Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Keala Settle & More to Join Todd Buonopane for BROADWAY STORIES at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents BROADWAY STORIES on June 16, 2016 at 11:30pm. (more...)

MULLETS GHOST STORY to Play Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Zombie clown Mullet reads from a forbidden Book of the Dead, opening a door that's not easy to close. Mullet wants nothing more than to never be alone. Be careful what you wish for. Just because he's the walking dead doesn't mean there are no skeletons in Mullet's closet. Everyone's scared of something. (more...)

Tickets to DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway on Sale This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Producer Stacey Mindich has announced that tickets for the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of the original musical Dear Evan Hansen will go on sale this Sunday, June 19 at 9 AM via Telecharge.com. The musical begins previews on Monday, November 14, 2016 and will officially open at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) on Sunday, December 4, 2016.  (more...)

Gemini Launched Integrated Cloud Service and Hyper-Converged Cloud Solution in 2016 Computex
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

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Broadway Stories Podcast Welcomes Patti Murin, John Treacy Egan, Alli Mauzey
by Broadway Stories - Jun 15, 2016

On the latest episode of BROADWAY STORIES hosted by 'Broadway replacement' Todd Buonopane (CINDERELLA, CHICAGO), Todd talks getting fired, Patti Murin (LYSISTRATA JONES, XANADU) falls in love...a lot, John Treacy Egan (THE PRODUCERS, THE LITTLE MERMAID) gets naked for a cause, and Alli Mauzey (WICKED, CRY-BABY) bombs a few auditions. (more...)

Eyeview Raises $21.5M in Equity to Further Its Growth in Leading the Outcome-Based Video Marketing Category
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

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VAUDEZILLA! (SILVER SCREEN STRIPTEASE) Set for Stage 773 This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Vaudezilla! (Silver Screen Striptease) Everybody loves the movies, and everybody loves burlesque. So who wouldn't want to see Vaudezilla's sexy tribute to the silver screen? (more...)

Orlando Jones Joins Starz's Highly Anticipated Series AMERICAN GODS
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Starz and FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) announced today that Orlando Jones (“Madiba,” “Sleepy Hollow”) will play Mr. Nancy in the upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, AMERICAN GODS. (more...)

VIDEO: Nick Jonas Drops Music Video for New Song 'Under You'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Nick Jonas dropped his newest album, 'Last Year Was Complicated' on June 10th. Below, check out the full music video for the track 'Under You.' (more...)

THE HUMANS' Reed Birney Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Featured Role - Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Reed Birney has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role as Erik Blake in THE HUMANS. (more...)

VIDEO: Nick Jonas Rocks TODAY Show Plaza with New Song 'Champagne Problems'
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Nick Jonas rocked the TODAY show plaza with a performance of his new song 'Champagne Problems' off his just-released album 'Last Year Was Complicated.' (more...)

FIRST LISTEN to New Tracks from Nick Jonas' 'Last Year Was Complicated'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Nick Jonas dropped his newest album, 'Last Year Was Complicated' today and released several of the tracks on YouTube. Check them all out below! (more...)

Broadway Veterans to Lead Pittsburgh CLO's SHREK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Get ready for an "ogre-the-top" production at the Benedum Center July 15-24! This smash-hit musical comedy will come to life with a cast of Broadway's best and Pittsburgh CLO veterans, including Finding Neverland's Rory Donovan as Shrek and Broadway's Haven Burton as Princess Fiona. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Opens in Toronto, Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Starring a cast of acclaimed Canadian musical theatre performers in principal roles and three exciting young talents sharing the title role, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers presented in Toronto by David Mirvish as part of his 2015-16 Main Subscription Season. Performances begin Tuesday July 5 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, with the media night scheduled forThursday, July 7 at 6:45 PM. Tickets are now available for performances until October 16, 2016. (more...)

New Kenshoo Research: Social and Search Advertising Continue Double-Digit Growth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

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MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 9 Arrives on DVD & Blu-ray 8/2
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Featuring a special guest appearance by William Shatner (Star Trek) as Mark Twain, MURDOCH MYSTERIES, Season 9, makes its DVD and Blu-ray debut on August 2, 2016 from Acorn (more...)

More Revolting Children! MATILDA THE MUSICAL Extends Through November in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

With performances only beginning last week, David Mirvish and The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers are delighted to announce that popular demand for the Canadian premiere production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL is once again forcing them to extend its run, this time through November 27, 2016.  (more...)

SuperCity Summer Fest to feature Skrillex, DJ Carnage, Laidback Luke, A$AP Ferg, Sage The Gemini, and many more on Friday, August 19th at Oakland Stadium
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

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Lindsay Mendez and More Set for BROADWAY STORIES 4 at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents BROADWAY STORIES on July 27th, 2016 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Dashub at Daytona for NASCAR July 4th Night Race
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

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2016 New York Innovative Theatre Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

On Monday, August 8, 2016, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 12 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2016 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party, celebrating 12 years and thousands of nominees at 42West. Scroll down for the full list of nominations! (more...)

Vaudezilla! presents ROLLIN OUTTA HERE NAKED!: A BIG LEBOWSKI BURLESQUE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

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C&W Networks at CANTO: Future-Proofing Caribbean Region by Driving Industry Innovation With Network Certifications
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

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Photo Flash: Riant's Strawberry One-Act Festival Announces 2016 Winners
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

The Riant Theatre's Strawberry One-Act Festival has announced the winners of the 2016 festival. The awards have been announced at the Closing Night Ceremony and Performance on July 31st at 7pm, at the Theatre at St. Clement's in New York City. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Josh Grisetti, Julie Halston, Jessica Hendy and More Set for BROADWAY STORIES This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents BROADWAY STORIES on April 23rd, 2016 at 11:30pm. (more...)

Newfoundland's Comedic Gift to Canada Launches the Firehall Arts Centre's 2016/2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Firehall Arts Centre is pleased to open its 34th season with the work of one of Canada's fiercest and funniest females, Cathy Jones. A Canadian cultural icon, Jones returns to the stage with her third one-woman show, Stranger to Hard Work, from Wednesday, September 28 to Saturday, October 8, 2016. (more...)

BAD JEWS to Launch 2016-17 at BBPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Black Box Studios presents the first fully­produced show of the 2016­-17 season, Black Box Studios' inaugural season of professional theatre: a new production of Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon (B'way 2016-­17 season: Significant Other), directed by Black Box Performing Arts Center's Artistic Director, Matt Okin. (more...)

Diverse Lineup Joins Ian McEwan for TORN FROM THE PAGES at Harbourfront Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

On September 23, 2016 a diverse lineup of artists join celebrated Man Booker Prize-winning author Ian McEwan when he brings his new novel Nutshell to life at Harbourfront Centre Theatre. (more...)

Toronto's MATILDA Now on Sale Into October
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Due to popular demand, David Mirvish has announced that the Canadian premiere production of The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL has extended its run through October 16, 2016.  (more...)

Tracy McDowell, Darius Anthony Harper & Justin Mortelliti Star in BURLESQUE DREAMS at 42West Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Rock N' Roll Debauchery in association Jonathan Stevens present 'Burlesque Dreams' Tonight (Thursday April 28th) at the new 42West. (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The 2016 Drama League Award Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award were just announced this morning at Sardi's, by Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and James Monroe Iglehart. Check out the full list of nominees below! (more...)

Eric McCormack to Star in New Sci-Fi Drama TRAVELERS for Netflix
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Netflix, the world's leading internet TV network, and Showcase announced today the start of production on the new original sci-fi series, TRAVELERS. Shooting on location in Vancouver, the time-traveling sci-fi drama is produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment Inc., in association with Showcase and Netflix. (more...)

VIDEO: Nick Jonas Performs 'Champagne Problems' on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

On this weekend's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, music guest Nick Jonas performed his new single 'Champagne Problems.' (more...)

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