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WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE? Rocks Meadow Brook Theatre Back to the '60s to Close 51st Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Millie is Getting Married, and her friends have thrown her an impromptu bachelorette party. It's the '60s, and while talk of love and marriage carries on, the girls get carried away with the music of the day. Join Millie, Sally, Florence and Dee Dee while they rock out to hits from the '60s, including 'Baby I'm Yours,' 'You Don't Have to Say You Love Me,' 'I Will Follow Him,' and, of course, 'Why Do Fools Fall in Love?' (more...)

BWW Review: Seattle Shakes Musical MIDSUMMER Hits Several Bad Notes
by Jay Irwin - May 7, 2017

I've never been a fan of transplanting classic works such as Shakespeare to "new and exciting" locales and time periods but I have seen it work as long as the adaptation enhances the existing story somehow or at the very least makes sense with the story. Unfortunately, Seattle Shakespeare Company's current musical adaptation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with a 1930's movie musical bent fails on both respects and then some. It's got a few elements in it that work but overall it makes little sense and the added music adds nothing but confusion. (more...)

Freeform's Fairy Tale Wedding Programming Event Airs 5/6- 7
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2017

In anticipation of the premiere of “Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings,” Freeform invites you to relive all of your favorite love stories during the network's weekend programming event starting SATURDAY, MAY 6 and continuing through SUNDAY, MAY 7.  Follow along as Tiana kisses a few frogs to find her prince while Snow White patiently waits for true love's kiss, then cheer on Cinderella as she gets ready for the ball. (more...)

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins on Friday, June 23 at 1:30PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrea Burns, Cady Huffman, Christine Pedi and More Take the Stage in Project Shaw's PRESS CUTTINGS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 23, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continued its 12th Season with its 123rd concert presentation, Shaw's two one-act comedies Press Cuttings and Dark Lady of the Sonnets, last night, May 22, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). BroadwayWorld has photos from the show below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Show-Stopper Grace McLean Talks GREAT COMET, The Necessity of Art and the Importance of Being Weird
by Matthew Blank - May 19, 2017

We talk to Grace McLean, who dazzles audiences nightly in her show-stopping turn as Marya in NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. (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...)

Tony Sheldon, Mary Beth Peil & More to Star in George Bernard Shaw's GETTING MARRIED this June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 12th Season when it presents its 123rd concert presentation with Shaw's curious 1908 comedy Getting Married on Monday, June 26 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

BWW Review: MY FAIR LADY at the Regent Theatre
by Victoria Beal - May 17, 2017

Fans of the classic film starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison will not be disappointed with the recreation of the 1956 stage production of My Fair Lady currently playing Melbourne at the Regent Theatre. (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...)

Award Winning Journalist Pens Memoir on Her Transgender Husband's Transition Into a Woman in 'Truth be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey'
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

In her memoir, "Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey," award-winning journalist Alexandra Bogdanovic shares her real life experience of meeting a man, falling in love, Getting Married and discovering her husband had a devastating secret. The stunning and heart-breaking revelation came two years after the author and her husband, Adam, exchanged vows in a fairy-tale wedding shown on television. In a book she describes as part comedy, part tragedy and part romance, Bogdanovic gives readers unique and valuable insight into an issue now making national and international news. Learn how she and Adam met, fell in love and got married. Find out how she learned the truth and struggled to cope with extraordinary circumstances in a book that is sure to generate timely and meaningful conversation. "Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey" has received numerous awards. Most recently, it was a 2015 Beverly Hills Book Awards finalist in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Non-Fiction category. It was also a 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards finalist in the LGBT Non-Fiction category; and the 2013 New England Book Festival winner in the Gay Literature category. Bogdanovic recommends both National Center for Transgender Equality and Human Rights Campaign as resources for the LGBT community. Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey is available in both print and ebook formats. Book Details: Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey By Alexandra Bogdanovic Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing ISBN: 9781609115388 ASIN: B00NMRPWOM Pages: 174 Genre: Memoir, LGTB About The Author: Alexandra Bogdanovic is an award-winning author and an award-winning journalist. She got her first byline in a daily newspaper when she was a high school freshman and her journalism career spanned more than two decades. Today the freelance writer, editor and proofreader is also studying to become a paralegal. When she is not engrossed in work or school, she enjoys traveling and photography. Other pastimes include hanging out with friends, family and her cat, Eli. Time permitting, she plans on writing at least three more books. For review copies, author interviews, or more information, please contact: Alexandra Bogdanovic Email: allieb1969 (at) Website: Twitter: (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 5/12 - CAMELOT and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 5/12 - CAMELOT and More! (more...)

NBC Has Heaven On Its Mind! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE! to Air on Easter Sunday
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Set for Easter Sunday (April 1, 2018), NBC will bring to broadcast television “Jesus Christ Superstar Live!,” a one-of-a-kind live staging of the iconic 1971 Broadway rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The event will be executive produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Marc Platt, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.  (more...)

New Works by Rajiv Joseph, Lawrence Wright, Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik Slated for Alley Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre announces eight productions for its 2017-2018 season, including the premiere of three plays developed in the Alley All New Festival. (more...)

Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE to Close La Jolla Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces The Cake, a new play by Bekah Brunstetter (TV's This is Us), as the final production of its 2017/2018 season, running in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre February 6 - March 4, 2018. (more...)

BWW CD Review: Karen Mason's IT'S ABOUT TIME is Vibrant and Heartfelt
by David Clarke - Mar 27, 2017

Broadway veteran and twelve-time MAC Award winner, Karen Mason released IT'S ABOUT TIME, earlier this month. The lovely, yet understated, record perfectly captures the vibrancy of Mason's instrument. Despite being recorded in a studio, IT'S ABOUT TIME captures the magic of live cabaret performance and offers it as something listeners can experience anywhere in the world. (more...)

BWW Review: Michael Silvestri is the Definition of Fabulous in Jerry Herman's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - Mar 27, 2017

Join the party and be prepared to be entertained and moved, especially by Silvestri's brilliant turn as Albin/Zaza. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2017 INK'D Festival of New Plays Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, announces the lineup for INK'D, their annual festival of new plays. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA Says Farewell at Saenger Theatre
by Jenny Bravo - Jun 8, 2017

Say goodbye to Mamma Mia, because after this weekend, it's slipping through our fingers after all. (We'll see.) Grab your girlfriends, a glass of wine, and your platform shoes because you don't want to miss out on the fun of belting out your favorite hits like 'Dancing Queen' and, of course, 'Mamma Mia.' (more...)

Royal Wedding Awaits Winners Of National White Castle Contest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

White Castle, the true destination for Craver weddings for more than a decade, is launching its first national wedding contest to award one happy couple the ultimate Royal Wedding in Las Vegas and a luxurious five-night honeymoon in Belgium. More than 75 couples have been married at White Castle restaurants across the nation over the past 10 years, however the contest's winning couple will be the first to tie the knot at the famous White Castle in Las Vegas. (more...)

Casting Announced For James Bridie's MR. GILLIE at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre and continuing their rediscovery of James Bridie, one of the West End's most successful dramatists of the 1930s and 1940s, the first London production since its 1950 premiere of Mr Gillie runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 25 June 2017 (Press Night: Monday, 26 June 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA, THE FRONT PAGE Set for Saint Sebastian Players' 37th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) announce the company's 37th season: a Spanish drama, a British farce and a Chicago comedy, all set in the 1920s-30s. (more...)

Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Maliakel Hopes 'MONSOON' Takes Broadway by Storm
by Wayman Wong - Jun 19, 2017

'Monsoon Wedding,' the new musical based on Mira Nair's acclaimed 2001 movie, has been showered with praise at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, Calif. Karen D'Souza of the San Jose Mercury News writes: 'You are swept up' by its 'swirling typhoon of sound and color.' This Indian musical has curried such favor with its audiences that it's been extended through July 16. (more...)

BWW Review: MAD Theatre of Tampa Presents Stephen Sondheim's Iconic COMPANY at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2017

Ricky Marenda as Bobby leads a strong cast in a show that, nearly fifty years after it first opened, still resonates. (more...)

Young Players and Landers of Benton to Present GUYS AND DOLLS JR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Young Players and Landers of Benton present Guys and Dolls JR at the historic Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market Street, in downtown Benton. (more...)

BWW Review: Melissa Errico Sings Sondheim Like Never Before at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Amy Oestreicher - Jun 13, 2017

In Melissa Errico's latest show, MELISSA ERRICO SINGS SONDHEIM, at the famed Feinstein's/54 Below, she may have performed some of the composer's must oversung showstoppers, but it felt as though the audience was hearing them for the first time. (more...)

MNM Productions Announces Cast for COMPANY at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz, the producing partners behind MNM Productions, one of South Florida's hottest new theatre companies, today announced the cast of its next production, Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY, which will run July 21 through August 6 at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse. (more...)

Millennials say the Modern Family is Changing Dramatically
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017


Millennials say the Modern Family is Changing Dramatically
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017


BWW Feature: Melodious Musical Month of April in Singapore
by Shannen Tan - Apr 4, 2017

Singapore has been bitten by the musical theatre bug. Judging from the bumper crop of musical theatre productions in the local theatre calendar, fans of the form have much to be eager about. For those who are eager to catch on to the musical boom, do not fret. There is a lot to sing (and dance) about in the month of April in Singapore.  (more...)

Broadway Palm Announces 25th Anniversary Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Broadway Palm is proud to announce its 25th Anniversary Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions (TBA), and five concerts. Individual tickets go on sale June 1, 2017.  (more...)

Quincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 Theater Series with a new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a story of an African-American seamstress living in 1905 New York City pursuing her dreams of love and independence. Directed by Jade King Carroll, Intimate Apparel will run from May 5 to June 4. (more...)

Sherman Ewing Featured in USA Today, NPR and NY Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Brooklyn-based Sherman Ewing has crafted a dual success story that celebrates tenacity, hard work and faith. A Columbia graduate, he's an Ivy Leaguer who ended up balancing two distinct and unlikely careers: one as an indie rocker, and another as a dog-walking entrepreneur. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm 10th Anniversary Writers Block Party Honors Anna Deveare Smith
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director, and Roberta Pereira, Producing Director, will celebrate its tenth anniversary with the annual Writers Block Party honoring Realm Board Member and award-winning playwright and actor, Anna Deavere Smith. (more...)

Leading Gay Writers Join Forces To Tell Stories Of Our Lives Over 7 Decades
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Outlaws to In-laws, which gets its world premiere at London's King's Head Theatre from 29 August - 23 September, is dedicated to the struggles and joys of gay men connecting with each other over the last seven decades.   (more...)

Josefina Lopez, Celebrates 30th Anniversary As A Writer with Grand Opening of CASA FINA Restaurant & Cantina
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

JOSEFINA LOPEZ, the award-winning playwright and screenwriter, the creator of the pop culture play and film, Real Women Have Curves, and the Founding Artistic Director of CASA 0101 Theater is about to give birth to yet another artistic milestone in her career, that of Restaurateur.  That's right!  Although primarily universally known as a writer, Josefina Lopez is also a Culinary Chef who graduated with a Supreme Diploma from the renowned Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France.  She has also attended the New School of Cooking in Culver City where she studied cuisine with a California touch and making pastries, as well as the Gourmandise Cooking School in Santa Monica, where she studied chocolate making, bread making, pasta making and pastries. (more...)

'Silence of the Lambs' Oscar-Winning Director Jonathan Demme Dies at Age 73
by Movies News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme, perhaps best known for helming 1991's 'Silence of the Lambs,' passed away this morning in New York. He was 73. (more...)

New Bright MLS Survey Shows Strength in Mid-Atlantic Housing Market
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017


Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

BWW Review: SING HAPPY! - Ann LeSchander Certainly Does & Well
by Gil Kaan - Apr 21, 2017

SING HAPPY!, a delightful cabaret showcase of Ann LeSchander's vocal chops and comic talents backed by wonderful musicians who know when to take focus and when to lay back. Kudos to The Gardenia's sound system that allows each instrument to be heard so distinctly as individual instruments, then blend so wonderfully with Ann's vocals. (more...)

The Mill at Sonning Announces Next Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Mill at Sonning is delighted to announce its next season of productions from July 2017 to January 2018. Brian Blessed returns to direct Agatha Christie's most enthralling and entertaining thriller "SPIDERS WEB" from Thursday 6 July to Saturday 26 August 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: E Spot Lounge Welcomes MICHAEL LAVINE & FRIENDS
by Don Grigware - Apr 20, 2017

At the E Spot Lounge, upstairs at Vitello's, Studio City on Tuesday April 18, Amy Brothman and Dianne Fraser produced a delightfully eclectic evening of song and storytelling under the supervision of musical director Michael Lavine, titled simply Michael Lavine & Friends. What a treat! Lavine, who lives most of the year in New York, is a director, performer, coach and musical genius par excellence. He has produced a CD also entitled Michale Lavine & Friends, which, like the show, offers rarely heard songs from less familiar Broadway shows. Some of these are musical gems, and for one reason or another, never hit the charts. (more...)

Andrea Burns, Cady Huffman, Christine Pedi, AJ Shively and More to Lead GTG/Project Shaw Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 12th Season when it presents its 123rd concert presentation with Shaw's two one-act comedies Press Cuttings and Dark Lady of the Sonnets on Monday, May 22 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Telly Leung to Bring HELLO, YOUNG LOVERS to The Green Room 42 This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Telly Leung - the Broadway and television star of "Glee," Godspell and Rent, who recently starred on Broadway in In Transit - will debut his new concert "Hello, Young Lovers" at the performance space The Green Room 42 at Yotel (570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street) for one show only on Sunday, April 23 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Freeform Reveals Couples to Be Featured on DISNEY'S FAIRY TALE WEDDINGS Special
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

“The Bachelor” alumni Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell take you behind the scenes of some truly fabulous weddings in Freeform's DISNEY'S FAIRY TALE WEDDINGS special, airing on SUNDAY, MAY 7, at 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. EDT. To get a sneak-peek look, click  here. (more...)

Cabot Barden Releases Eighth Book, 'Muscogee Red Dawn'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Cabot Barden publishes his eighth book, Muscogee Red Dawn. The second sequel to the book I Will War No More. A fiction-based on the hero of the Creek Indian War, Selocta Chinnabee. The first sequel is The Ghost Walker, the story of Jim Fife Sr. Available from and ekindle. An old grandpa tells his grandchildren the continuing story of the family of Jim Fife. In 1869, after Jim's death, his son finds out that there are some cousins in Oklahoma who are in harms way by some greedy white men. So Jim gets his nephew and niece, along with Tom Oshanter, his good friend, to go with him to Oklahoma to bring his cousins back to Alabama. Tom runs into an old girlfriend in Cullman and has to save her from a bully. They end up Getting Married. The group goes through the Choctaw nation and picks up another Indian brave. Once they get into Arkansas and Oklahoma territory they pick up a couple more new friends. One named Quigley and one named Holliday. They encounter the very villains who want to take the land Jim's cousins are on. Gunplay ensues at one point. Chaos is imminent from then on. Doc Holliday meets Wyatt Earp for the first time, in Kansas. Will Jim save his cousins in time? You'll have to read the book to find out. A rollicking adventure from start to finish. (more...)

MasterVoices presents BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). The production will be conducted and directed by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature Kelli O'Hara (Contrary Mary), Bill Irwin (Master Toymaker), Christopher Fitzgerald (Alan), Lauren Worsham (Jane), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Tom Tom), Jonathan Freeman (Uncle Barnaby), Chris Sullivan (Gonzorgo), Jeffrey Schecter (Roderigo), Michael Kostroff (Chief Inspector Marmaduke), and Blair Brown (The Narrator), with the 130 singers of MasterVoices and Orchestra of St. Luke's. Musical Staging by Andrew Palermo, Costume Consulting by Tracy Christensen, and Concert Adaptation by Joe Keenan and Ted Sperling. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for New Orleans (more...)' Consumer Survey Identifies Home Shoppers' Preferences in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017


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