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2017-2018 Unicorn Theatre Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Unicorn Theatre, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cynthia Levin, announces the 44th season of radical new plays that speak to our changing world, including seven Kansas City premieres and one world premiere yet to be announced. (more...)

BWW Review: NO PLACE FOR A WOMAN, Theatre503
by Cindy Marcolina - May 9, 2017

At the end of World War Two, Annie (Ruth Gemmell) and Isabella (Emma Paetz) are being interviewed in Poland by the Allied forces. The two women tell two sides of the same story: the former - a Commander's wife whose biggest dream when she was younger was to become a dancer but is forced into marriage - recalls her married life with her husband Frederick, the latter - a ballet dancer - explains how she was picked from a concentration camp because the Commander wanted a ballet dancer for his party. (more...)

40th Anniversary BAY AREA PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL to be presented 7/13 – 23
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Playwrights Foundation, one of the West Coast's premiere launchpads for exceptional emerging playwrights, is thrilled to announce the lineup for the 40th Anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF), featuring playwrights Hilary Bettis, Clarence Coo, Bennett Fisher, Lauren Gunderson, Nilan Johnson, and Mona Mansour. The 40th Anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival runs July 13 - 23, 2017 at Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter Street in the heart of San Francisco's Theater District.  In addition to twelve staged readings, the Festival will offer a Theater Professionals weekend 7/21-23, special events and an anniversary celebration 7/13.  Tickets on sale June 1st at bayareaplaywrightsfestival.org. (more...)

Mark Rylance to Reign on Broadway in FARINELLI AND THE KING This Winter
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Mark Rylance, three-time Tony Award winner (Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing, Twelfth Night) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies), will return to Broadway in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING, a new play with music by author and composer Claire van Kampen, it was announced today by producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Black. (more...)

Latitude Festival 2017 Invites Theatre Line Up To Join The Revolution
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The UK's finest multi-arts festival returns for its 12th edition promising an unrivalled breadth, depth and quality of arts programming. (more...)

Creepy, Kooky Fun for All as Avon Players Present The Addams Family
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Avon Players will 'Move Toward the Darkness' with its latest offering as it brings to life a beloved pop culture brood with The Addams Family: A New Musical, running May 19-June 3. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL Season Finale on THE CW - Thursday, May 25, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 5, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL Season Finale, airing on THE CW on Thursday, May 25, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'There's Something About Mary' Episode of SUPERNATURAL
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2017

On the next episode of SUPERNATURAL titled 'There's Something About Mary', Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are alarmed when they learn hunters are being killed by suspicious “accidents” all over the country. (more...)

ALLELUIA, RADAMISTO, and More at Everyman Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Check out what's coming to Everyman next week! (more...)

Amy Gwilliam and Sophie Larsmon Bring MUMMY Back to London
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Inspired by the death of her own mother - TV comedy director Liddy Oldroyd (Drop the Dead Donkey, Gimme Gimme Gimme) - comedienne Amy Gwilliam brings Mummy back to London. To the cabaret, where she belongs. (more...)

Photo Flash: First-Look at OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR World Premiere at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

'It was in the 'hell' of a refugee camp in the African republic of Guinea that Shedrick Yarkpai first dreamed about a career as an actor' (The Australian) - a path that eventually acquainted him with Chicago native playwright Charles Smith, who has now chronicled the Liberian refugee's gripping story in his newest play, Objects in the Mirror. The world premiere of Objects in the Mirror, which was developed through the Goodman's New Stages Festival, appears now through June 4 (opening night is May 8) in the 856-seat Albert Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR at Goodman Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2017

The world premiere of Objects in the Mirror, which was developed through the Goodman's New Stages Festival, appears now through June 4 (opening night is May 8) in the 856-seat Albert Theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the production! (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Apparate Into Broadway's Transfigured Lyric Theatre Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed that the production will have its Broadway premiere in the Spring of 2018 at the newly renovated Lyric Theatre in New York. (more...)

BWW OperaView: A Look into the Kennedys, Ghosts and Holocaust Survivors at ALT Alumni Concert at the Morgan Library
by Richard Sasanow - May 4, 2017

Baritone Joseph Lattanzi and mezzo Laura Krumm didn't originate at the roles of Jack and Jackie Kennedy when JFK--the new opera by David T. Little and Royce Vavrek--premiered in Fort Worth a year ago. But they certainly owned them in the excerpts presented in the most daring of the four excellent works represented in the “ALT Alumni: Composers and Librettists in Concert” at New York's Morgan Library & Museum last week. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra at Symphony Space presents Carlos Simon's PORTRAIT OF A QUEEN & More
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8pm with ACO Parables at Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. The concert inaugurates a new partnership between American Composers Orchestra and Symphony Space, and is part of Symphony Space's FUSE Project. ACO Parables, led by guest conductor Rossen Milanov, explores music's incredible ability to tell stories and weave tales. (more...)

REBATEnsemble and Theatre Off Jackson presents RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Directed by Elizabeth Wu, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Who We Are' Season Finale of SUPERNATURAL
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

On the Season 12 Season Finale of SUPERNATURAL titled 'Who We Are', caught in a dangerous situation, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) only have each other to rely on. (more...)

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre and L.A. Opera Announce Site-Specific Work on San Pedro's Tall Ships
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is collaborating with L.A. Opera, Los Angeles Maritime Institute and marine research incubator AltaSea to bring an immersive art experience to the Los Angeles Maritime Institute's twin Tall Ships in San Pedro. Beyond the Waterfront, a one-night only, site-specific performance, will take place on Saturday, June 24 at 8 p.m. at the Port of Los Angeles. (more...)

Off-Broadway's BAGHDADDY to Launch Talk-Back Series Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The well reviewed, NY Times Critic's Pick by Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo, the musical Baghdaddy began performances on  April 6 at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street). This Monday, May 22 they will launch a talk-back series, following the show, with more to be announced. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Thursday, June 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW on Thursday, June 8, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Harry Styles Performs New Song 'Two Ghosts' on CORDEN
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, music guest Harry Styles performed his new song 'Two Ghosts' off his debut album (more...)

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED, ON GOLDEN POND and More Set for Redhouse Arts Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Redhouse Arts Center has announced its 2017-18 Main Stage Season filled with charm, wit, laughter, a dash of hysterical family dynamics and plenty of pure theatrical excitement. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE'S GHOSTBUSTERS to Get Toronto Fringe Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

If spirits be the problem that troubles thee most, Whom wilt thou call? The busters of Ghosts! (more...)

Rachel O' Riordan and Gary Owen Reunite for Reimagining of THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Sherman Theatre Artistic Director Rachel O'Riordan is to direct a radical reimagining of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard by the celebrated playwright Gary Owen. Following their recent collaboration Killology which premiered at Sherman Theatre in spring 2017 and will run at the Royal Court Theatre from 25 May - 24 June, and the award-winning Iphigenia in Splott in 2015, The Cherry Orchard marks the first time they have worked together on an adaptation of a classic. (more...)

Idle Muse Theatre Company Presents the Midwest Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE VEIL
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Idle Muse Theatre Company's season eleven, which features plays which explore women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them, concludes with the Midwest premiere of The Veil written by playwright Conor McPherson directed by guest artist Ann Kreitman. (more...)

John Hannah Among Guest Stars Set for New Season of DIRK GENTLY'S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

BBC AMERICA announced the casting of John Hannah, Alan Tudyk, Amanda Walsh and Aleks Paunovic as guest stars in season two of the highly anticipated scripted original series DIRK GENTLY'S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY. (more...)

20th Annual Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Lineup
by Movies News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), presented this year by Stella Artois, announced today the film lineup for the 2017 edition. (more...)

Light Of The Moon Publishing Releases New Gay G.W. Mullins Novel, 'Time After Time A Gay Paranormal Western Love Story'
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

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VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek at the SUPERNATURAL Season Finale
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2017

On the Season Finale of SUPERNATURAL titled 'Who We Are' & 12x23 'All Along the Watchtower', caught in a dangerous situation, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) only have each other to rely on. (more...)

Ovalhouse Presents MY WORLD HAS EXPLODED A LITTLE BIT this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

My World Has Exploded A Little Bit is an acclaimed new play telling a deeply personal story of love and loss by Ovalhouse's Associate Artist Bella Heesom and Olivier Award-winning director Donnacadh O'Briain. (more...)

Winners for Florida Festival of New Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Winter Park Playhouse launches it's new Florida Festival of New Musicals August 24 - 27 of this year, and has just confirmed the winning selections for 2017. (more...)

Immersive Edgar Allan Poe Ghost Story 'THE COOPING THEORY' Plays Brooklyn Speakeasy
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Poseidon Theatre Company, led by director Aaron Salazar, is currently mounting an immersive ghost story as an all-evening experience in a Brooklyn cellar speakeasy. The show, 'The Cooping Theory: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe?' by Nate Suggs and Samantha Lacey, takes stage every Wednesday in the reconstructed former speakeasy underneath St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club, 345 Grand Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (between Havemeyer and Marcy).  (more...)

40th Anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Playwrights Foundation, one of the West Coast's premiere launchpads for exceptional emerging playwrights, is thrilled to announce the lineup for the 40th Anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF), featuring playwrights Hilary Bettis, Clarence Coo, Bennett Fisher, Lauren Gunderson, Nilan Johnson, and Mona Mansour. The 40th Anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival runs July 13 - 23, 2017 at Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter Street in the heart of San Francisco's Theater District.  In addition to twelve staged readings, the Festival will offer a Theater Professionals weekend 7/21-23, special events and an anniversary celebration 7/13.  Tickets on sale June 1st at bayareaplaywrightsfestival.org. (more...)

The Plagiarists' CIRCLE HOUSE Continues Through the End of May
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Circle House, which opened Friday, April 27, is the newest production from The Plagiarists, a return to a group-writing style that is rather uniquely theirs. Company member and lead playwright Jessica Wright Buha organized a group of writers and artists into multiple writing sessions over several months, exploring both the cyclical nature and unsteadiness of nature and life. From there the script was developed by Buha and her team, then masterfully tackled by the sure and sensitive hand of director Kate Nawrocki. (more...)

Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Playoff Doubleheader Tonight on NBCSN
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

NBCSN presents two win-or-go-home Game 7 Stanley Cup Playoff showdowns tonight, beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET, when Alex Ovechkin and the (1) Washington Capitals look to advance to their first Eastern Conference Final since 1998 tonight with a win at home against Sidney Crosby and the defending Stanley Cup champion (2) Pittsburgh Penguins. (more...)

Playwright William M. Hoffman Passes Away Age 78
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2017

Announced in a tweet from producer Robert Carreon, playwright William M. Hoffman has passed away at age 78. (more...)

Photo Flash: Miriam Margolyes Stars in Glamour Face-Off MADAME RUBINSTEIN
by Roy Tan - Apr 29, 2017

Park Theatre and Oliver Mackwood in association with Paul Tyrer & Jamie Clark for TBO Productions present the World Premiere of brand new comedy Madame Rubinstein by John Misto. (more...)

Steve Earle Comes to Boulder Theater 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Almost twenty years ago, Steve Earle and I took a ride through South Nashville. It was down those mean streets that Steve had spent his famous "hiatus" in the early 1990's mostly shooting dope. It was a crazy, unprecedented thing. Here was a guy - the supposed "new face" of outlaw country - who had already put out a near unbroken string of instant classics, including chart hits like "Guitar Town," "Someday," and the immortal "Copperhead Road." And he just up and disappears, drops from sight for four years, making no records, playing no shows. (more...)

Utah Opera Closes 2016-17 Season with Mozart's DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

In May 2017, Utah Opera will present Mozart's “Don Giovanni,” a tale of love, seduction, and murder as seen through the stylized lens of a 1950s “film noir” cinematic approach. This production will be performed five times at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre on May 13, 15, 17, 19 at 7:30 PM and May 21 at 2 PM. Tickets, priced from $21-$92, are available for purchase through www.utahopera.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

John Douglas Thompson-Led HAMLET, SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS and More Round Out A.C.T.'s 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today the final four productions that will comprise the lineup of the company's 2017-18 subscription season. The 2017-18 season marks the 25th anniversary of Perloff's arrival at A.C.T.; the longtime artistic director recently announced she would depart following the 2017-18 season. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Thursday, May 18, 2017
by - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW on Thursday, May 18, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Twigs & Twine & Tasha Banes' Episode of SUPERNATURAL
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

On the next episode of SUPERNATURAL titled 'Twigs & Twine & Tasha Banes' Alicia Banes (guest star Kara Royster) calls Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) for help after her mother, Tasha (guest star Alvina August), goes missing. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Today, April 27, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW today, April 27, 2017! (more...)

BWW Blog: Marissa Emerson - Greater Philadelphia Cappies Nominees Announced!
by Guest Blogger: Marissa Emerson - Apr 27, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25th the Greater Philadelphia Cappies released their list of Award Nominees for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Miles Anderson to Play Patriarch in HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast for George Bernard Shaw's comic and caustic masterwork Heartbreak House, directed by Tresnjak. The show plays May 11 to June 11. (more...)

Multimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its upcoming 2017-2018 season. Marking the first full season with Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes at the helm of the legendary theater's artistic and community programs, it will encompass commissions, premieres, and collaborations with local, national, and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres-from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera. (more...)

Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Review Roundup: Laura Osnes and Corey Cott Lead BANDSTAND to Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)

Rachel Resheff to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On June 3, 2017, following two previous sold out solo shows, Rachel Resheff will make her third appearance at Manhattan's premiere cabaret venue, Feinstein's/54 Below in a solo show entitled "The Edge of Seventeen."  (more...)

Famed Farce NOISES OFF to Receive Revival at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Everyman Theatre's Resident Company of actors transforms into a British company of actors during the 1970s in this hotly anticipated revival of Tony Award-Winner Michael Frayn's side-splitting farce to end all farces, Noises Off, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and running from May 17 through June 18, 2017. (more...)

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