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Canines Hit the Stage in THE POUND: A MUSICAL FOR THE DOGS at Sound Bites 4.0
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs - a funny and heartwarming musical about a collection of colorful canines and their quest to find a home - will be showcased as part of Theatre Now New York's Sound Bites 4.0 musical theatre festival: http://www.tnny.org/ - an excerpt from The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs will be presented at the Signature Theatre on 42nd Street (Irene Diamond Stage) on May 29, 2017. (more...)

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...)

Three Desi Moreno-Penson Plays at Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

The Plays of Desi Moreno-Penson come to Planet Connections thanks to Step 1 Theatre Project (more...)

Andrey Wasn't There But Katie Couric Was, See Her Visit to GREAT COMET
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Renowned journalist Katie Couric stopped by Pierre's Russian salon this week when she saw Broadway's NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. It seems she enjoyed shaking her egg, as she called it one of the most original and energetic shows she had ever seen. Check out her photo with the cast below! (more...)

MOVIES THAT MATTER Film Series Concludes with 'Dead Man Walking'
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Movies that Matter with Hal Conklin Film Series comes to a close this year with a screening of the 1995 film, Dead Man Walking, on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7:00pm. Following the series' theme of teaching audiences about forgiveness, loving others, and loving ourselves while providing a renewed enthusiasm for living life with compassion and Grace, Dead Man Walking tells the remarkable story of a prisoner on death row who learns to accept God's love and  come out of hiding. (more...)

West End Stars Grace the Stage to Support The National Brain Appeal
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Ashleigh Gray (Wicked The Musical), Antony Hewitt (Aladdin), Nicholas McLean (The Book of Mormon), Irvine Iqbal (Aladdin), Joelle Dyson (Dreamgirls), Lauren Chia (Aladdin), The Twin Swing, Itch + Scratch and Jon Culshaw (Dead Ringers) will be among the stage and screen stars performing at A Night For Life. (more...)

2016 Primus Prize Winner IN A WORD Premieres at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Lesser America (Half Moon Bay, The Bachelors, Carnival Kids, Trevor) presents the New York Premiere of IN A WORD by Lauren Yee, winner of the 2016 Francesca Primus Prize and a finalist for the ATCA/Steinberg Award. Directed by Tyne Rafaeli (The Bridges of Madison County national tour, Actually at Geffen Playhouse), previews begin June 16 at Cherry Lane Theatre, where Lesser America continues its run as the inaugural Company in Residence. (more...)

THE GREAT COMET Wants You! The Season's Most Nominated Show Seeks Ensemble for Epic Tony Performance!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The season's most Tony-nominated show, Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 is gearing up for Tony's night. In order to re-create the immersive vibe of this slice of Tolstoy for Radio City Music Hall, the production is currently seeking performers to fill out their ensemble for Tony's night. (more...)

Rising Australian Band Tora Debuts 'Too Much'; Debut Album Out This June
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Breakout Australian band Tora's latest track, “Too Much,” debuts today—listen here. The band will release their debut album Take A Rest on June 9—pre-order here (more...)

JMR Releases 'Boyish' EP + New Single 'Harbinger' feat. Robert Glasper
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Today, Nashville-based artist JMR (real name Joshua Michael Robinson) has self-released his newest body of work, a sophomore EP titled Boyish. (more...)

Troy Roberts, Amanda McBroom and More Coming Up This June at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 5-June 11, featuring Troy Roberts, Amanda McBroom, Veronica Swift, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Orpheum Announces Winners for 2017 High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, the Orpheum Theatre Group announced the winners of the 2017 High School Musical Theatre Awards. (more...)

Scoop: STEVE HARVEY'S FUNDERDOME on ABC - Wednesday, June 14, 2017
by - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on STEVE HARVEY'S FUNDERDOME, airing on ABC on Wednesday, June 14, 2017! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - THE WHIRLIGIG
by Ken Fallin - May 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Grace Van Patten (center), Jonny Orsini (top right), and (clockwise) Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Dolly Wells, Norbert Leo Butz, Alex Hurt, and Zosia Mamet in THE WHIRLGIG! (more...)

National Theatre's JANE EYRE UK Tour to Stop at The Marlowe This June
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The National Theatre's energetic and imaginative new adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre comes to The Marlowe Theatre next month. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Christmas in May
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Last fall, I received a copy of Fields Where They Lay (Soho Crime). I'd come across the author, Timothy Hallinan, often--he's been publishing crime novels since 1989, with three protagonists: Poke Rafferty, Simeon Grist and Junior Bender. But I had never read him, and don't know why I decided to read this Junior Bender--in May. Out of season. (more...)

Stones to Be Added to Barter Theatre Walk of Fame
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

???????Barter Theatre will be honoring community leaders Howard McElroy and Ben Jennings with two stones placed in the Barter Theatre Walk of Fame for their achievements and impact with both Barter Theatre and the community on Friday, May 26. (more...)

Fullscreen Joins Forces with Wattpad for New Fanfiction Series 'FANtasies'
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

In a first of its kind collaboration, Fullscreen and Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, announced a partnership to take fanfiction to the next level with “FANtasies.” (more...)

Yamaha & Concert Pianist Sara Davis Buechner Celebrate 30 Years of Artistic Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

In celebration of her 30th year as a Yamaha Artist, internationally renowned concert pianist Sara Davis Buechner will perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on June 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Larry Gatlin Kicks-Off Summer Season at Spencer Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Headlining the Spencer Theater Summer Season 2017 is the classic country praise music of The Blackwood Quartet and the legendary Larry Gatlin of The Gatlin Brothers on Saturday, May 27 at 8 p.m. (Concert tickets are $39-$69). This promises to be a night of pure western-styled gospel beauty with the Blackwood's favorite Christian melodies like How Great Thou Art, Put Your Hand In The Hand, The Light House, Amazing Grace, Peace In The Valley, and many other gospel classics. Western great Larry Gatlin (pictured above), the eldest of the three Gatlin Brothers and writer of all their greatest hits including All The Gold In California and Houston, holds some of the most prestigious awards in the industry. His showcase of gospel and Gatlin favorites will open the second set of music that night, following The Blackwood Quartet (pictured left). The duo of headliners will then come together in our stage lights for an extended encore of songs.  This special evening is being sponsored in-part by Lynn & Bruce Morgan and Sandra & David Barrett. (more...)

The Fat and Greasy Citizens Brigade Announces THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Fat and Greasy Citizens Brigade (FGC), a Washington, DC based theatre company, is bringing back free outdoor theatre to the city for its fifth anniversary year. (more...)


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VIDEO: Get A First Look At MARY POPPINS At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's MARY POPPINS! Check out the video below! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents 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 byGeorge Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

Majestic Theater Announces New 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater hopes to "rock your world" of entertainment with its 2017-2018 Celebrity Season. "Every year I try to book a line-up of shows featuring popular headliners, as well as introducing the stars of tomorrow," said Jeffrey W. Gabel, the Majestic's Founding Executive Director. (more...)

The PIT Announces 2017 Lineup for QueerCom, Pride's Unofficial LGBTQIA+ Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) presents the 3rd annual QueerCom, Pride's Unofficial LGBTQIA+ Comedy Festival, following two amazing years of groundbreaking queer-focused content. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING Reboot Fails to 'Lift' ABC to Ratings Win on Wednesday Night
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

ABC's reboot of the 1980's classic film DIRTY DANCING did not deliver a strong rating's performance Wednesday night, coming well below the Season Finale of CBS's SURVIVOR. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR 5/26/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 25, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

SLEEPLESS: Music Center After Hours Program to Explore Walt Disney Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The latest edition of Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours (Sleepless), an immersive multi-sensory event, invites Angelenos to explore the living maze of Walt Disney Concert Hall with all its curious angles and hidden spaces. See the hall transformed by DJs, sonic experiences, projections, dance parties and interactive installations with rare access to the hall's backstage areas and private rooms.  The event ** includes: (more...)

Rec Room Arts presents Modern Adaptation of Iconic Ballet, THE RITE OF SPRING
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Rec Room Arts (Artistic Director, Matt Hune; Executive Director, Stephanie Wittels Wachs) announces the cast and creative team for THE RITE OF SPRING. The production previews Wednesday, June 14th, opens on Thursday, June 15th, and runs through Saturday, July 8, 2017 in the 600 sq. ft. Back Room at Rec Room. (more...)

Introducing Chicago D(ART)'s Cast and Crew for POLICE DEAF NEAR FAR by David Rush
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Rehearsals have begun for Chicago D(ART)'s inaugural production of 'Police Deaf Near Far' by David Rush. (more...)

PRACTICING SERIES at Grace Farms Explores Silence With Diverse Group of Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Practicing Silence, a year-long interdisciplinary workshop exploring the many meanings of silence, will bring together an interdisciplinary team of artists and scholars at Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut from June 13 to 17. For the past several months, participants have engaged a rigorous, creative process fueled by experiential and contemplative research, including a visit to The Cooper Union's anechoic chamber. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico School of Dance Announces 2017 Summer Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, announces this year's Ballet Hispánico School of Dance 2017 Summer Programs. (more...)

Photo Flash: Disney's MARY POPPINS Flies Into Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents 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...)

JMR Releases New Single 'June Carter'; EP Out Friday
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Nashville-based artist JMR (real name Joshua Michael Robinson) has released the 2nd single from his forthcoming EP. The song is titled 'June Carter' and premiered today with The 405 (more...)

Chi Children's Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Chicago Children's Theatre (chicagochildrenstheatre.org), the largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to families in Chicago, has announced its 2017-18 season.  (more...)

Music Institute of Chicago to Present 29th Annual Chicago Duo Piano Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago presents its 29th annual Chicago Duo Piano Festival July 7-16. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Bring Intimate Evening of Song to Aurora's Paramount Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

No matter if she's a good witch on Broadway, a sassy press secretary on TV or a show-stopping singer on stage, Tony and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth is always absolutely mesmerizing. (more...)

Christian Powerhouse Hillsong United Announces Surprise Album 'Wonder'
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The multi-platinum-selling Christian music powerhouse and chart leading Hillsong UNITED announced their sixth full-length studio album titled 'Wonder,' set to be unveiled in all music stores on June 9 th. (more...)

The Ume Group to Stage BY WING, FIN, HOOF, OR FOOT This June
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The Ume Group will present by wing, fin, hoof, or foot, a newly devised meditation on migration, immigration and presence, at the Church of Grace & St. Paul on W 71st. Street in NYC from June 2nd - June 24th, 2017. (more...)

Rebekah Carrow to Lead Pirandellian Drama MARY V at TNC This June
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

In 'Mary V,' a Pirandellian, feminist appropriation of Shakespeare's historical play, an all-female cast battles for control of a production of 'Henry V,' led by their king, an actress named Mary. (more...)

Joan Osborne, Isaac Mizrahi and More On Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Joan Osborne with a program of Bob Dylan songs, Ireland's Folk Band of the Year The High Kings, Isaac Mizrahi brings his show "Does This Song Make Me Look Fat?" to City Winery and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, May 25 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Tim McArthur and Chums to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMAD
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Tim McArthur and some of his close chums gather  for an evening of music, stories and lots of silly showbiz fun on Sunday 4th June at Hippodrome Casino. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre Three presents A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Set in 1900 Sweden, Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music explores the tangled web of affairs centered around actress Desiree Armfeldt and the men who love her. Anne is married to Fredrik. Fredrik loves Desiree. Desiree is sleeping with Carl-Magnus. Carl-Magnus is wed to Charlotte. And Charlotte cannot be bothered. Couples intertwine, intersect and change partners in this sumptuous turn-of-the-century fairy tale for adults. It is mischief set to three-quarter time! (more...)

Eliot Feld's KIDS DANCE to Feature Dances by Feld, Careless and More
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Eliot Feld's KIDS DANCE, called 'a New York City treasure' by The New York Times, makes its annual visit to The Joyce for six performances, June 8-11.   The remarkably poised, scrupulously schooled, and impeccably rehearsed whiz-kids, numbering 60, ages 11-17, will delight audiences young and old with Feld classics Meshugana Dance and The Jig is Up, along with two Feld works created especially for Kids Dance: Upside Dance and the new Pointing, a premiere for four young ladies en pointe.  (more...)

Leading Asian TV Drama to Receive Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

A staged reading of the groundbreaking new drama TV pilot, NISEI, is set to take place at the Japanese American National Museum on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 2:00PM.  The reading is open to the public. Museum members and valid ticket holders can make a reservation at rsvp@janm.org.  (more...)

Spacelab9 Announces 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Soundtrack Double LP'
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

SPACELAB9, in conjunction with CD PROJEKT RED, is proud to announce the vinyl debut of one the most critically acclaimed role playing video games ever to Grace the medium. (more...)

Stories Of New York - Seniors to Present 'STORIES AT 966' Featuring Tales by Brooklyn Seniors
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Stories Of New York - Seniors presents a SU CASA Project: STORIES AT 966, TRUE STORIES TOLD BY BROOKLYN SENIORS at Grace Agard Harewood Neighborhood Senior Center (966 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11238). Shows are free and open to the public. (more...)

Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces 47th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Kumu Kahua Theatre is proud to announce their 47th season, which will run from August 2017 through June 2018. (more...)

Scoop: THE TALK on CBS - Monday, May 22, 2017- Friday, May 26, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TALK, airing on CBS on Monday, May 22, 2017! (more...)

WRITERS AVENUE Returns to The Courtyard in Hoxton
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

WRITERS AVENUE THEATRE COMPANY, founded by its Artistic Director, Sandra Thompson-Quartey, specialises in finding, developing and staging new plays by first-time writers.   In June 2017 Writers Avenue will be moving into the award-winning Courtyard Theatre in Hoxton, London and will be programming work for the main theatre which features 130-150 seats within a highly flexible space.  (more...)

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