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Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

 From 1964 to 1967, the extraordinary Nina Simone released seven albums on PhilipsRecords, further establishing her peerless artistic expression and singular voice. During this exceptional purple patch, she recorded some of her best and most important work of her career, much of it fuelled by the Civil Rights Movement and the turmoil of 1960s America. In conjunction with their 60(th) anniversary this year, Verve is celebrating the genius of Simone, the supernaturally gifted singer, pianist and prolific songwriter, and her incredible mid-'60s run with the release of her entire Philips catalog on vinyl. (more...)

BWW Review: Phoenix Theatre Presents LIBERACE!
by Erin Kong - Sep 30, 2016

Phoenix Theatre's Liberace! tells the story of a lonely closeted man, former child prodigy pushed by his working-class overbearing father, who somehow became the highest-paid entertainer in the 1980's, and responsible for inspiring the eccentric styles of cultural icons today. His death made a spectacle by a less-than-kind coroner, Liberace takes the stage once more to explain and defend his life decisions with compassion and Grace. (more...)

BURIED CHILD, Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play, Announces Final Casting, Including Charlotte Hope, of GAME OF THRONES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Charlotte Hope (Myranda in Game of Thrones, Allied, A United Kingdom), Jack Fortune (King Lear, Route Irish, Sparkling Cyanide), Barnaby Kay (A Streetcar Named Desire, The Real Thing, Wuthering Heights) and Gary Shelford (Twelfth Night, Angry Young Man) join the previously announced multi award-winning, international star Ed Harris (forthcoming HBO series from J.J. Abrams & Jonathan Nolan; Westworld, Pollock, The Hours and The Truman Show), Golden Globe winner Amy Madigan (Twice in a Lifetime, Roe vs. Wade), and Jeremy Irvine (War Horse, The Railway Man, Now is Good) to complete the cast in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play, Buried Child, following a critically acclaimed New York run earlier this year. (more...)

Woman Takes on Heavenly Role for the First Time in AN ACT OF GOD, Starring Paige Davis & Marsha Mason in AZ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

God isn't happy and She (that's right....She) is coming to Arizona to set the record straight in no uncertain terms about Her thinking and Her works in Emmy-winner David Javerbaum's irreverent, sinfully funny new comedy, An Act of God. (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA - 10/3 - 10/7 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Sep 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA - 10/3 - 10/7, airing on ABC (more...)

Shane Richie Stars as DS Roy Grace in World Stage Premiere of Peter James' NOT DEAD ENOUGH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Following his role in the hugely successful nationwide tour of The Perfect Murder earlier this year alongside Jessie Wallace, award-winning actor Shane Richie is now set to star as Peter James' famous literary Detective Superintendent Roy Grace alongside Laura Whitmore as Cleo Morey in Not Dead Enough. The third thrilling stage adaptation of multi-million selling author Peter James' novel receives its world stage premiere in January 2017. (more...)

Scoop: FREQUENCY on THE CW - Wednesday, October 19, 2016
by - Sep 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on FREQUENCY, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, October 19, 2016! (more...)

Official: Tim Key, Paul Ritter & Rufus Sewell to Star in ART at the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Full casting is today announced for Art at The Old Vic. Tim Key, Paul Ritter and Rufus Sewell star in Yasmina Reza's dazzling study of friendship, prejudice and tolerance. One of the most acclaimed plays of recent times, Art premiered in London twenty years ago and went on to become a phenomenon. Director Matthew Warchus reunites the original creative team. (more...)

The Livesays to Release New Album HOLD ON... LIFE IS CALLING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Billy Livesay and his band The Livesays will be releasing their new album 'Hold On... Life Is Calling' on October 3, 2016! (more...)

Sanitation Districts Recognized As Utility Of The Future Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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Box Office Opens Next Week for Broadway's A Cappella Musical IN TRANSIT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The box office for Broadway's first a cappella musical In Transit will open on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 10am at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street). (more...)

Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums Including Nina Simone in Concert, Wild is the Wind, High Priestess of Soul
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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Photo Flash: Iggy Azalea Hosts Longines Masters of LA Gala with Kaley Cuoco and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Long Beach Convention Center opened its doors for the start of the 2016 Longines Masters of Los Angeles today, one of the most prestigious equestrian events in the world that brings together the top riders for four days of competition. As the elite-level riders and horses kicked off season two of the Longines Masters Series, guests were treated to adrenaline-charged competition, live entertainment, and a marvelous Opening Gala. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Kate Baldwin and More Set for October at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

This September, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

It's a Hard Knock Life! ANNIE to Play the Orpheum This December; Tickets on Sale Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Orpheum Theatre Group has announced that the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, will play December 13-18 at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Memphis. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE is a brand new incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

Michelle Dorrance and Nicholas Young to Receive JUBA! Awards This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), which creates community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, hosts its 26th Jubalee Gala. (more...)

English Touring Theatre Announces its New Chair of the Board - Robert Delamere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Today English Touring Theatre announced Robert Delamere as its new Chair of the Board.  He begins the role with immediate effect and takes over from Greg Parston who steps down after five years as Chair. (more...)

Thrive Commemorates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the United Solo Festival in NYC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

"THRIVE: A Singular Journey to Survivor Island", Duvall O'Steen's one woman show directed by Obie Award winner and Grammy nominee Gretchen Cryer, is back home in New York City at the United Solo Festival: Monday, October 3rd at 9pm and Saturday, October 8th at 2pm in the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street), in commemoration of national Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM). A befitting theme for BCAM, THRIVE offers an intimate opportunity to crawl inside the heart and mind of a breast cancer warrior.  With humor and Grace, the performance reveals the Do's and Don'ts of loved ones attempting to share the struggle in a little over an hour. (more...)

BWW Review: Still 'Chasing Dreams and Placing Bets,' Lynn Henderson Celebrates Life in T'AINT NOBODY'S BIZNESS IF I DO! at Don't Tell Mama
by Victoria Ordin - Sep 29, 2016

Lynn Henderson delighted a small but enthusiastic audience at Don't Tell Mama in the final performance of her new show, T'AIN'T NOBODY'S BIZNESS IF I DO! With musical director Douglas J. Cohen, a multi-award winning songwriter (including a Drama Desk Award nomination and the Noel Coward Prize), and bass player Bob Sabin (himself the winner of numerous jazz awards, who sits on the music faculty both at the prestigious Hunter College High School and NYU), the veteran big band, choral, and lounge singer combined material from her 2014 CD, If We Only Have Love, with classics from the Great American Songbook (George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Kander and Ebb, among others). Ably directed by 10-time MAC Award winner Barry Kleinbort, the show also included more contemporary material by Billy Joel, Jerry Herman, and Randy Newman. (more...)

OSF's New 'American Revolutions' Commissions Make National Impact
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's growing reputation as an incubator for some of the best new American plays continues this fall and winter, as commissions from the "American Revolutions: The United States History Cycle" program and other new work will Grace stages across the country. (more...)

Debra Messing & Eric McCormack Talk WILL & GRACE Revival: 'Never Say Never'
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Yesterday, Messing and McCormack spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about the possibility of a revival of the long-running NBC comedy. (more...)

Catalina Film Festival Kicks Off 2016 with 90 Films & New Media Summit
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Catalina Film Festival (CFF) rolled out the red carpet for the 6th annual Fest as it takes over the famed Catalina Island through Oct. 2. CFF is a competitive festival and film market where guests experience the West Coast's only resort island while enjoying upwards of 90 films, the annual Film and New Media Summit, and exclusive events. (more...)

Tyne Daly, Billy Porter, Bebe Neuwirth, Sierra Boggess and More Slated for Drama League's 2016 Gala Honoring David Hyde Pierce
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Drama League has announced the roster of special guest performers for the 33rd Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce to be held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

Annalise Basso to Star in New Thriller COLD; Watch Trailer
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Today, New Form announced the cast of the upcoming young-adult thriller titled COLD, a combination of intrigue, mystery and heart-pounding thrills you don't want to miss. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Nicholas Rodriguez, Betsy Morgan and More for CAROUSEL at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Carousel, directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Featuring Musical Direction by Paul Sportelli and Choreography by Parker Esse, Carousel runs October 28-December 24 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage. The company just had their first rehearsal and BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

BWW Takes a Look at What's On at the King's and Theatre Royal this Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The King's and Theatre Royal jam-packed autumn season is already well underway with classics such as Cats and The Mousetrap earlier this with much more to come in the run up to the festive season and there's even got a glimpse as to what the new year will bring… (more...)

The 2016 Nantucket Arts Festival Celebrates 22nd Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 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 30ththrough Sunday Oct. 9th. The festival will also include conversations with former American Ballet Theater Soloist Richard Shafer at the Preservation Institute (11 Centre St. Nantucket, Massachusetts).  Admission is FREE; a full calendar of can be found at:www.nantucketartscouncil.org (more...)

TODDZERO Gets Brutally Honest With New Album 'My Precious Limp'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Los Angeles-based Indie Rock artist TODDZERO has performed on some of music's biggest stages, including SXSW and the MTV Movie Awards Pre-Show, and his critically acclaimed songs have been heard on hit TV shows like the Freeform/ABC Family series The Fosters. (more...)

French Art Rockers The Dukes Sign with Concrete Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

???????Dynamic French art rockers The Dukes have signed a worldwide management agreement with Bob Chiappardi and Erik Baker of Concrete Entertainment, the sister company of legendary Concrete Marketing. (more...)

SO GO THE GHOSTS OF MEXICO, PART ONE Continues at Undermain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

To begin its 33rd season, Undermain Theatre opened to a winning reception and enthusiastic reviews with the first of a trilogy of new plays exploring the US/Mexico drug wars that will be produced over the course of the next three seasons. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind-the-Scenes of WILL & GRACE Reunion Special
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Below, check out photos taken over the course of the secret video shoot of the episode which took place on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. (more...)

Golden Globe Nominee Ron Livingston to Star in Original Series LOUDERMILK on Audience Network
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

AT&T* AUDIENCE Network and Primary Wave Entertainment have cast Golden Globe Nominee Ron Livingston ('Office Space,' 'The Conjuring,' 'Sex in the City') to star in the original comedy series 'Loudermilk.' (more...)

Jocelyn Bioh, Sarah DeLappe, Jiehae Park and More Slated for LCT's New Writers in Residence Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

In its ongoing effort to open its doors to the next generation of writers, Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced the creation of the LCT New Writers in Residence program. (more...)

BWW Review: SASSY MAMAS Seduce at Ensemble Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Sep 28, 2016

A widower, a divorcee, and a 'permanently single' political figure all end up going for younger guys in this hilarious look at what pop culture lovingly calls 'cougars'. It feels familiar, but it also brings something touching and new to the table. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/28/2016 - ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU, A STAR IS BORN and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 28, 2016

Today's big news: ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU with Judith Light opens Off-Broadway, Molly Pope brings A STAR IS BORN to Feinstein's/54 Below, a starry production of THE PRODUCERS starts tonight at Paper Mill, and THE FRONT PAGE's Nathan Lane & John Goodman stop by TODAY! (more...)

Playwrights Foundation Announces the 11th Annual Rough Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Playwrights Foundation (PF) is pleased to announce the line-up of playwrights for the 2016-2017 Rough Readings Series in partnership with the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University, now in its 11th year. Beginning October 24th and 25th with workshop early draft  readings of ALL FALL DOWN by Lisa Ramirez (PF Resident Playwright), the series continues monthly December 2016 through May 2017 with seven exceptional new works that are pushing into new theatrical territory, challenging assumptions, and presenting deeply felt dilemmas within our culture and world society. (more...)

Kasey Claytor Shares THE LIGHT OF GRACE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

A spiritual adventure about four people in different places and times bound together by the same guardian angel and her four-legged emissary, 'The Light of Grace: Journeys of an Angel' (published by Balboa Press) takes readers through clan battles, war, space travel, lost loves, joyous times and times of despair. (more...)

BlackBerry Announces Appointment of Steven Capelli as Chief Financial Officer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

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BWW Review: THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Offers a Bouquet of Musical Delights at Washington National Opera
by Jeffrey Walker - Sep 28, 2016

Legend has it there were five encores at the triumphant Viennese premiere of Mozart and da Ponte's Le Nozze di Figaro on May 1, 1786. By the same token, Washington National Opera's new production of the effervescent comic opera deserved just as many ovations. Now playing through Sunday, October 2 in the Kennedy Center Opera House, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO with Mozart's bubbly score and de Ponte's delicious libretto sparkles as bright as ever. The cast of first class singing-actors and the prime conducting skills of James Gaffigan are reason enough to take a seat for this masterpiece. (more...)

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...)

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams to Lead National Black Theatre's SWEET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams will star in Harrison David Rivers' play 'Sweet,' the first theatrical production of the 48th season of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's (NBT). (more...)

Bright Star's ONCE UPON A TIME and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's 2016 Visiting Artists Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Bucks County Playhouse will present the fall 2016 Visiting Artists Series. Entertainment events by guest performers ranging from music concerts to theater for young audiences will take place throughout September and October in the luxuriously renovated historic Bucks County Playhouse. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/20/2016 - 9/27/2016
by - Sep 27, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/20/2016 - 9/27/2016. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS to Make Beef & Boards Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre will present its premiere production of Stephen Sondheim's enchanting musical, Into the Woods starting Oct. 6. The Brothers Grimm hit the stage in this epic fairy tale about wishes, family and the choices we make. (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...)

Playwrights Foundation Announces the 11th Annual Rough Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Playwrights Foundation (PF) is pleased to announce the line-up of playwrights for the 2016-2017 Rough Readings Series in partnership with the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University, now in its 11th year. Beginning October 24th and 25th with workshop early draft  readings of ALL FALL DOWN by Lisa Ramirez (PF Resident Playwright), the series continues monthly December 2016 through May 2017 with seven exceptional new works that are pushing into new theatrical territory, challenging assumptions, and presenting deeply felt dilemmas within our culture and world society. (more...)

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