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The Cape Dance Company presents two new works by acclaimed choreographers Bradley Shelver and Adele Blank.

The New York Innovation Theatre Foundation Honors the Best and Brightest of Off-Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 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 recipients at its annual awards ceremony, The IT Awards. Hosted by a crowd favorite, Jason Kravits and directed by award winning director and sound designer, DeLisa White the ceremony took place from 7pm to 10pm at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. (more...)

Kenny Chesney to Be Honored With President's Award at 2016 BMI Country Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Broadcast Music, Inc., (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, will celebrate the extraordinary career of Kenny Chesney by presenting him with the BMI President's Award at the Company's 64th annual BMI Country Award (more...)

The Woolgatherers Presents the World Premiere of REVEL'S END: A TEMPEST DANCE PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

???????NYC-based theatre company The Woolgatherers presents Revel's End, a striking new take on Shakespeare's The Tempest, set in a Brooklyn night club. Directed by Grace Herman-Holland, the production features original tracks performed live by DJ Jared Arnold and devised dance inspired by the actors different cultural traditions, to tell Shakespeare's controversial romance in a bold new way. (more...)

Louise Distras Reveals Video for New Single 'Aileen', Out 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

British firebrand singer-songwriter Louise Distras will release her brand new single “Aileen” on the 30th of September 2016. The song will be Distras' first new music since the release of her critically acclaimed 2013 debut album “Dreams from the Factory Floor”. (more...)

VIDEO: WILL & GRACE Stars Reunite in Hilarious New Scene About 2016 Election
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 27, 2016

Yesterday, the stars of NBC's WILL & Grace confirmed on social media that they would reunite, however it remained unclear in what capacity they would do so. It didn't take long to find out! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/20/2016 - 9/27/2016
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BWW Review: MTG Provides a Lilting Rendition of PROMISES PROMISES
by Don Grigware - Sep 27, 2016

In 1968 Promises, Promises, based on 1960's hit film The Apartment, opened on Broadway to great critical and popular acclaim. It was the first collaboration between Burt Bacharach and Hal David, and the resultant score was - and still is - regarded as one of the most gloriously upbeat musicals to Grace a stage. Throw in Neil Simon, who wrote the book, and how can you miss having a hit? Promises2 was nominated for 8 Tony Awards and won 2 for Jerry Orbach and Marion Mercer. The show was successfully revived in 2010 in New York starring Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth, but did not receive nearly the same praise from audience or critics. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs 'You're My Saving Grace' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform 'You're My Saving Grace' from her new album 'The Art of Elegance,' released digitally on Friday, with a physical release set for September 30th. (more...)

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston Announces Cast & Creative Team for WARRIOR CLASS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has announced the cast & creative team for its upcoming productionof WARRIOR CLASS by Kenneth Lin (writer, House of Cards), directed by Dawn M. Simmons. Performances are October 21 - November 13, 2016. (more...)

MTV to Bring Back TRL to Encourage Voter Registration, 9/27
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On National Voter Registration Day, MTV's classic franchise 'TRL' will return for one day only as 'Total Registration Live,' an empowering live special that will rally Millennials to register to vote. (more...)

Mark Lowry Honored With Golden Note Award, Ben Glover Named Christian Music Songwriter of the Year, Matthew West Named Top Songwriter-Artist at 38th Annual ASCAP Christia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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WaterTower Theatre Elects New Directors and Officers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

WaterTower Theatre has announced the election of four new Board Members, as well as a new slate of Officers.  The Board voted unanimously to install the following Executive Committee Officers: Chairman Derek Blount, President Paul Shultz, Vice President Stan Graner, Treasurer Jimmy Niemann, and Secretary Rose Colarossi. (more...)

The Australian Ballet Reveals a Season of Wonderment for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The Australian Ballet's Artistic Director David McAllister and Executive Director Libby Christie today announced the 2017 program. Combining outstanding classic and contemporary works, the season showcases the artistry of dance with story balletsAlice's Adventures in Wonderland©, The Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker - The Story of Clara, and inspires awe with Faster and Symphony in C.  (more...)

2016 Recipients Announced for New York Innovative Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 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 recipients at its annual awards ceremony, The IT Awards. Hosted by a crowd favorite, Jason Kravits and directed by award winning director and sound designer, DeLisa White the ceremony took place from 7pm to 10pm at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. (more...)

Sue Dowell Releases New Memoir THE DARK HAS ITS OWN LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

With September being Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, author and Pastor Sue Dowell has released her memoir, 'The Dark Has Its Own Light,' which chronicles her harrowing experience with severe depression and suicide attempts. Dowell spent two years of her life in a psychiatric hospital with one month of it in full-body restraints but was able to survive and have a full successful life as a pastor. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard to Perform 'Feel the Bernhard' at Rivers Casino
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Rivers Casino welcomes Sandra Bernhard, legendary standup comedienne, actor, musician and host of popular SiriusXM Radio live daily show 'Sandyland.' She will perform 'Feel the Bernhard' in the casino's banquet space on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets cost $35 and are on sale now. (more...)

UPDATE: Stars of WILL & GRACE Confirm Reunion Rumors!
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 26, 2016

The cast of NBC's WILL AND Grace, including Megan Mullally, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Eric McCormack, reunited on Saturday, September 24, at Mullally and husband Nick Offerman's comedy show. (more...)

NEW YORK MADNESS to Play The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present the October installment of New York Madness on Sunday, October 30 at 8pm with guest playwrights Dennis A. Allen II (Won the 2010 Sam French Festival for The Mud is Thicker in Mississippi; Recipient of Atlantic Theater Company's inaugural 2014-15 Launch Commission), Maggie Bofill (Drawn and Quartered at INTAR, NY Times Critics Pick; Winners at EST, 2015), Nat Cassidy (2009 NYIT Award forThe Reckoning of Kit & Little Boots; 2011 NYIT Award for Outstanding Solo Performance), Shaun B. Fauntleroy (#SPEAKUP: The Street Harassment Plays with Flux Theatre Ensemble), Gina Femia (semi-finalist The O'Neill and The Princess Grace Award for Super, or, How Clark Graves Learned to Fly; Mahogany Brown and the Case of the Disappearing Kid at The Brick; Five-Sided Triangle at Dixon Place), Julienne Hairston (Ababuo and#Hashtag with Project Y; Coal Run Road in The 2015 Fire This Time Festival), Judith Leora (The Cookie Fight with Bristol Valley Theatre; Gideon with Ego Actus), Nilsa Reyna (founding Artistic Director of Chicago's Fusion Theatre; Legends of Texas with Lonestar Theatre), and Deborah Yarchun(Honorable Mention on The Kilroy's List for The Aleph Complex; EST/Sloan Commission for Tectonic Melange). (more...)

BWW Review: The Gamm's Ambitious but Inconsistent ARCADIA
by Andria Tieman - Sep 26, 2016

Arcadia is considered by many to be one of the best plays in the English language and it manages to walk the line between humor and tragedy very well all while maintaining delightful and rapid reversals of fortune punctuated by moments of real insight. It's interesting to watch a play that is at its core about research and learning, but still come away entertained rather than feeling lectured to.  The Gamm has done admirably taking on this potentially daunting work, and though there are a few hiccups and missteps, the overall production is well executed and thought-provoking. (more...)

Pencils of Promise Announces Wiz Khalifa as Headlining Musical Act at Annual PoP Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, September 28, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: ROSEWOOD on FOX - Thursday, September 29, 2016
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Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD, airing on FOX on Thursday, September 29, 2016! (more...)

BWW Breakdown: Phi Phi is a Sore Winner and Loser (Truth) on RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE
by Maggie Yates - Sep 26, 2016

Trust the Duchess: It ain't over just yet. Why? Because the eliminated All-Stars are back, baby! Coco is back, and her tear-away arrival ensemble is beaded to the gods. Tatianna is back, and her boat neck mini-dress turns into a sleek, studded Selena-brassiere. Ginger is back, and what starts out as big and silver folds down into something … bigger and silverier, if that's possible. And Alyssa Edwards is back, back, back again! (more...)

Disney/ABC Encourages Audiences to 'Choose Kindess' with Original Programming
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Disney|ABC Television Group encourages viewers to 'Choose Kindness' during October's National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month through original programming that reinforces the importance of being kind, and customized public service announcement (PSA) campaigns that will air on multiple platforms (more...)

THE FRONT PAGE's Nathan Lane & John Goodman to Visit 'Today'; Chenoweth to Perform
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway faves are heading to next week's TODAY on NBC. The network announced this morning that on Monday, September 26th, Kristin Chenoweth will perform from her new album 'The Art of Elegance,' (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

'Pumpkinfest in Disguise' to Take Over Zeeland This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The countdown is on for Zeeland's Pumpkinfest - Celebrating community, family fun, and fall activities for over 30 years. The theme for 2016 is 'Pumpkinfest In Disguise!' (more...)

Vintage Theatre presents STELLA AND LOU by Bruce Graham
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Vintage Theatre presents 'Stella and Lou' October 28 through November 27 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $22 - $30 and available online atwww.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830. Group discounts for 6+ are available. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces 2016-17 Playwrights Unit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The four Chicago-based playwrights newly named to the Playwrights Unit, a year-long residency in partnership with Chicago Dramatists, include Lucas Baisch, whose work has been developed at Victory Gardens Theater, Post Q at Links Hall, Chicago Dramatists' Saturday Series and more; Dawn Renee Jones, recipient of the 2015 Ruby Prize for her play A Heap See; Evan Linder, whose recent credits include the acclaimed remount of his play Byhalia, Mississippi, (2016 Non-Equity Jeff Award for new work) at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre; and Emma Stanton, recipient of the 2016 Princess Grace Award Playwriting Fellowship, which includes a year-long residency at New Dramatists in New York. (more...)

Hip Hop Artist Andy Mineo Caters to Deaf Community With Music Video 'Hear My Heart'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Hip Hop artist and lyrical powerhouse, Andy Mineo, releases the highly anticipated music video for 'Hear My Heart' today, the second single off his newest album Uncomfortablewhich debuted on the Billboard album charts as the #1 Independent, #3 Hip Hop and #10 Top 200 album in the country upon release via Reach Records. (more...)

Jonathan Edwards, Liz Longley and More Join BTG's 'On The Stage' Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes folk phenomenon, Jonathan Edwards (10/6); folk singer/songwriter, Liz Longley (10/8); and local legends, Will Evans and Rising Tide and The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow (10/27) to the On The Stage Series at The Colonial Theatre. (more...)

Tom Jackson to Receive imagineNATIVE's 2016 August Schellenberg Award of Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival has announced that Cree actor, musician and activist Tom Jackson will receive the 2016 August Schellenberg Award of Excellence. (more...)

STORAGE LOCKER, a New Play About Some of City-Living's Joys, Comes to the IATI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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BWW Review: Vickie Bailey Directs CFTA's SUITE SURRENDER
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 23, 2016

One thing in theater seems certain: Give an accomplished and veteran director the reins to a show and you can be guaranteed they will approach the work decisively and imaginatively - no matter how weak or how strong a particular play's script may be… (more...)

Ken Sola, Jr. Pens ;Proof the Ten Commandments Were Fulfilled at the Cross'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

'Proof the Ten Commandments Were Fulfilled at the Cross': a liberating and redeeming book confirming the freedom of God's followers. 'Proof the Ten Commandments Were Fulfilled at the Cross' is the creation of published author, Ken Sola, Jr., a Maryland native who was born in Baltimore in 1967. He grew up in southern Maryland near the Potomac River. Since an early age, he has been in church learning God's ways and seeking him. Because of low spiritual self-esteem, knowing that he has fallen short of God's law, he has searched the Scriptures for understanding. (more...)

Jeremy Irvine Joins Golden Globe Winners and Oscar Nominees Ed Harris and Amy Madigan in BURIED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

One of the finest actors of his generation, Jeremy Irvine (Steven Spielberg's War Horse, The Railway Man, Now is Good and forthcoming films Fallen, Billionaire Boys Club, and This Beautiful Fantastic) will make his West End debut in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play, Buried Child. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 9/23 - 9/29 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 9/23 - 9/29, airing on NBC (more...)

Opera Parallele Announces New Children's Opera 'Xochitl and the Flowers', 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

As part of its unique annual Hands-on-Opera education and youth performance program, Opera Parallele (OP) will present the world premiere of Xochitl and the Flowers, by OP composer-in-residence Christopher Pratorius. Based on the children's book of the same name by Jorge Argueta and with a libretto by Opera Parallele's Roma Olvera, three free performances will be presented November 17 and 19 at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco. The fully staged and costumed production will be developed during an innovative eight-week residency with third grade students of the Alvarado Elementary School Spanish Immersion Program in San Francisco, assisted by the Opera Parallele creative team and professional singers. Performances will be given Thursday, November 17, at 6 pm and Saturday, November 19, at 11 am and 1 pm at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission Street in San Francisco. Admission is free, but past Hands-on-Opera performances have filled up quickly, so audience members are encouraged to arrive early. For more information, visitwww.operaparallele.org . (more...)

NBC's SUPERSTORE & CHICAGO MED Tie as #2 Entertainment Shows of the Night
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

“Superstore” and “Chicago Med” are tied for the #2 rating of the night for entertainment programming on the Big 4 in 18-49, behind only “Grey's Anatomy.” “Chicago Med” is the #2 entertainment show the night in total viewers, boosting NBC to rank as the #1 entertainment network in total viewers from 9-11 p.m. (more...)

NewFest to Honor Tituss Burgess with First Voice & Visibility Award This Fall
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

NewFest - the Film and Media Arts organization that will present its annual festival of LGBT cinema from October 20 to October 25 in partnership with Outfest and sponsored by HBO - announced today that Emmy Award-nominated actor Tituss Burgess ('Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt') will be receiving NewFest's very first Voice & Visibility Award during the festival. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 9/26 - 10/7 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 9/26 - 10/7, airing on NBC (more...)

Historic El Portal Theatre Announces 3000 Miles Off-Broadway's 2016 – 2017 Winter Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

3,000 Miles Off-Broadway proudly announces five upcoming shows for the 2016-2017 WINTER SEASON. Winter Dance Party, Sinatra 101, John Denver's Rocky Mountain Christmas, 3 Faces of The King, The Highwaymen Live.  These five concert presentations will be at the historic El Portal Mainstage Theatre, in the heart of the NOHO Arts District, 5269 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA.  (more...)

Sting to Attend THE LAST SHIP Regional Premiere Tonight in Utah
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company is hosting world-renowned musical icon, Sting, author of their production of THE LAST SHIP, in the audience for tonight's performance. (more...)

'GOLDEN GIRLS FOREVER' Author James Colucci Set for THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! Talk Back
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

On Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Golden Girls Scholar and author of Golden Girls Forever: An Unauthorized Look Behind The Lanai, Jim Colucci, will give a post-show talk-back immediately following the performances of That Golden Girls Show! - A Puppet Parody, created by Drama Desk Nominee Jonathan Rockefeller, currently playing at Union Square's DR2 Theatre (103 E 15 Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Bucks County Playhouse Celebrates Final Phase Groundbreaking
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Local dignitaries, elected officials and Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) supporters gathered by the river and participated in a groundbreaking ceremony hosted by Tony Award-winning Broadway producers who now manage the Playhouse -- Alexander Fraser, Producing Director ('Kinky Boots', 'The Normal Heart') and Robyn Goodman, Executive Producer ('Avenue Q', 'In the Heights'). They recognized Bridge Street Foundation's Sherri and Kevin Daugherty, who are gifting this $3 million final phase of renovations to the Playhouse. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

WNO Presents THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 9/22-10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2016-2017 season with a new-to-Washington staging of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's masterpiece of romantic comedy-The Marriage of Figaro, September 22-October 2, 2016, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. One of opera's most enduring and beloved classics, The Marriage of Figaro tells an upstairs/downstairs story of love, lust, seduction, infidelity, and ultimately, forgiveness, all set to some of the most sublime and memorable music ever written. (more...)

2016 Nantucket Arts Festival to Celebrate Sculptor David Hostetler
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Sculptor David Hostetler will be remembered at THE 2016 NANTUCKET ARTS FESTIVAL. Also, Actor John Shea will host the Nantucket Shorts Festival along with a series of Art Talkx discussions from Friday, September 30th through Sunday Oct. 9th. (more...)

Laura Whitmore to Lead NOT DEAD ENOUGH at Theatre Royal Glasgow Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Leading television presenter Laura Whitmore will star in the next thrilling stage adaptation of multi-million selling author Peter James' Not Dead Enough when it arrives at the Theatre Royal in Glasgow in April next year as part of a UK tour. (more...)

Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton Open Up About Their Lives & Art On NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

In two new installments of the Noteworthy video documentary series, NPR Music takes an intimate look at how artists Alicia Keys and Anthony Hamilton make music that millions of fans love. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company's OLIVER! Tickets On Sale October 3rd
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

On Monday, October 3, Penobscot Theatre Company will make tickets toOliver!, its much anticipated holiday show, available to the general public. The musical by Lionel Bart will run December 1-24 at the Bangor Opera House in downtown Bangor. Previously offered at a discount to subscribers alone, the tickets will be open for purchase through the box office or the theatre's website, regularly priced at $38 for adults and $15 for students. General adult admission to the preview performances December 1 and 2 will be $25 and $27 respectively. (more...)

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