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Meet The Cast of Athens Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This upcoming weekend is the second in our run of 'A Christmas Carol, the Musical', and here are just a few of the reasons we're so proud: Our marvelous cast! (more...)

Joffrey Academy of Dance Announces 2017 Winners Of Choreographic Competition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announces the recipients of the seventh annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition: Shannon Alvis, Sean Carmon, Karen Gabay and Jimmy Orrante. (more...)

ESPN2 to Present Women's College Basketball: UConn vs Notre Dame Today
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The top two teams in women's basketball will go head to head Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2. UConn and Notre Dame, No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, are both undefeated going into this matchup. UConn currently holds an 82-game winning streak. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Announces 2017 Professional Advancement Programs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

In the summer of 2017, The School at Jacob's Pillow, a world renowned center for professional dance training will present Professional Advancement Programs in Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre Dance, and a Tap Program led by Michelle Dorrance. (more...)

BWW Review: ANTHONY RAPP: LIVE IN CONCERT, St James Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Dec 7, 2016

Anthony Rapp Graces the intimately beautiful stage of the St. James Theatre's studio for a series of live concerts. Last seen on the American tour of If/Then (music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Bryan Yorkley, and nominated for two Tony Awards), Rapp takes his rapt audiences on a journey made of songs dear to his heart, introducing them one by one with brief albeit always poignant stories. (more...)

Rewind & Replay: Top Moments of 2016 on YouTube + Top Video Lists
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Below, check out the top trending videos and music videos on YouTube for 2016, based on views, shares, comments, likes and more. (more...)

Megan Mullally Teases WILL & GRACE Revival: 'There's a Very Good Chance!'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 7, 2016

In a new interview with PrideSource today, Megan Mullally all but confirmed that the show will indeed return to the airwaves.  (more...)

Rose Cousins Debuts New Track 'Freedom' from Forthcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Natural Conclusion, the forthcoming album by acclaimed singer/songwriter Rose Cousins, is set for release February 3 on her own Old Farm Pony Records. Second single, “Freedom,” is out today and may be streamed and shared HERE. (more...)

Millburn-Short Hills Arts Center to Show Juried Exhibition at MPAC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Millburn-Short Hills Arts Center (MSHAC) will present a juried exhibition consisting of a variety of fine art works including paintings, drawings, photography, collage and 3D at the Mayo Performing Arts Center Art Upstairs Gallery, December 7, 2016-January 16, 2017. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the Spring 2017 performance and residency series, which runs January 7 through June 17. Tickets for BAC Presents performances in theater, music, and dance can be purchased now at bacnyc.org and 866 811 4111. Throughout the season, BAC Residencies will provide critical support to eleven artists across disciplines to develop new work in BAC's studios. (more...)

The Poetry Project Announces 43rd Annual New Year's Day Marathon Reading
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Poetry Project announces the lineup for the 43rd Annual New Year's Day Marathon Benefit Reading, on Sunday, January 1, 2017, from 3pm to 2am, at St. Mark's Church. In celebration of the Poetry Project's 50th anniversary, the 2017 marathon will ring in the New Year with a stellar roster of 150 poets, musicians, dancers, and other artists from throughout the Project's storied history, as well as many first-timers. The marathon is the Poetry Project's largest fund-raiser and community-building (and sustaining) event of the year. Admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door ($20 students/seniors). (more...)

Photo Flash: One Weekend Only: A Class Act NY's Off-Broadway Productions of URINETOWN and ANNIE JR.!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

On Saturday and Sunday, December 17-18, A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio for kids and teens, is proud to present Urinetown and Annie Jr. at the beautiful Off Broadway Five Angels Theater. Talented young actors, ages 7-20, have been rehearsing since October, and in two weeks, the shows will go up! (more...)

Line-up Announced for Sky Terrace & Roller Jam at Meriton Festival Village
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

As the sun sets over Sydney, Sky Terrace lights up with an impressive DJ line-up playing everything from hip-hop to soul, electronica to jazz. Sydneysiders are invited to kick back with friends before or after a Festival show, enjoy the panoramic harbour views with a sunset cocktail or two or jump into Glitterbox, a truly unique installation from local contemporary art collective zin. (more...)

Natalie Weiss To Perform Music Box Concert and Teach in Cleveland Musical Theatre Intensive Educational Program
by Roy Berko - Dec 6, 2016

Cleveland Music Theatre (CMT), the brainchild of native Clevelanders Miles Sternfeld and Sean Patrick, was created to provide Northeast Ohio with high quality, engaging, locally produced musical theater by uniting Cleveland's most talented artists with Broadway/national talent, while creating educational opportunities for rising professional actors. (more...)

BACT Wins Six Theatre Bay Area Awards, Including Outstanding World Premiere Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

An original production of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site-The Musical by the Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) has won six awards at the 2016 Theatre Bay Area (TBA) Awards Celebration, including Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Direction of a Musical, and Outstanding World Premiere Musical.  (more...)

THE GREAT COMET Creator Dave Malloy Will Make His Broadway Debut as Pierre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Dave Malloy, creator of the "intoxicatingly good, rapturous" (Isherwood, NY Times) new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, will make his Broadway performing debut in the show this spring, stepping into the role of 'Pierre' for 10 performances across May and June 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: PANTO WONDERFUL WIZARD gets silly at Stages Repertory Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Dec 6, 2016

This year STAGES reinvents OZ for a sardonic look at what 2016 means for America, all the while offering a fun frothy musical on the surface. It's an odd mix of jabs at the federal government combined with a jingoistic love of all things Texas. It works though, and gosh darn it if it isn't fun! (more...)

Christopher Haydon Announces Cast for the UK Premiere of THE CONVERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Christopher Haydon, today announces the cast for the UK premiere of Danai Gurira's The Convert. Following the success of her critically acclaimed Eclipsed, which ran at the Gate in 2015, Gurira's The Convert will open the Gate's Resist! season, a series of plays about rebellion and revolution. (more...)

Pantomime Star Turns To New Local Business To Provide His Perfect Swindon Pad
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Panto Star Ryan Thomas has found his perfect haven in Swindon while he plays the role of Prince Charming in Cinderella at the town's Wyvern Theatre. (more...)

Cast Complete for CINDERELLA at the London Palladium; Previews Start This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Qdos Entertainment's production of Cinderella begins previews at the London Palladium this Saturday, 10 December 2016, with press night on Wednesday 14 December 2016. This five-week limited run the over the festive season concludes on Sunday 15 January 2017. (more...)

THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Extends Through 1/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Six Actors! 51 Roles! Six Seasons! Royal Mile Entertainment is thrilled to announce that the smash-hit, critically-acclaimed, Los Angeles Premiere of THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY, written by Chris Grace, Zach Reino, Al Samuels, Nick Semar and Dan Wessels, choreography by Kimberly McVicar and directed by John Flynn is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, JANUARY 1 at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood.   (more...)

Donald M. Ephraim PALM BEACH JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL to Showcase 30 Movies from Around the World
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The upcoming 27th annual The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival will present movies from around the world, opening with ON THE MAP, the true story of Israel's 1977 basketball team, the first to ever bring the coveted European Cup to Israel. Film director Dani Menkin and basketball legend Tal Brody will attend and participate in a post-film discussion at the January 19 screening at the Kravis Center's Cohen Pavilion. (more...)

Geoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Geoff Tate, 90's R&B artist Jon B, Russian crossover artist Emin, Academy of Country Music award-winner Jack Ingram and more. (more...)

Comedy Club 4 Kids to Present CHRISTMAS CRACKER at Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Three top class comedians will stand up to be counted by an audience of discerning kids at a Christmas cracker special at Greenwich Theatre on Saturday morning, December 17. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Walter McBride - Dec 6, 2016

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Museum of the Moving Image to Present Martin Scorsese Retrospective
by Movies News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

During the next five months, Museum of the Moving Image will present a comprehensive retrospective devoted to the films of Martin Scorsese, in conjunction with a major exhibition about the director's work, life, and passion for cinema. (more...)

BWW Review: Fifth Third Bank's A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Taylor Clemons - Dec 5, 2016

Tis the season to be jolly! A Christmas Carol has returned to Louisville just in time for the holiday season, in a wonderfully lavish and splendid production. (more...)

The Gateway Announces Holiday Spectacular On Ice
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Capture the magic of the season as The Gateway magically transforms Patchogue Theatre's stage into an ice rink for The Gateway's Holiday Spectacular On Ice.  This enchanting musical celebration opens Thursday, December 15 and runs through January 1. Kids' tickets are half price! (more...)

Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES Returns Tonight, Extends Through December Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The encore engagement of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play opens tonight at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. In response to popular demand, The Playwrights Realm, by arrangement with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush, has extended the encore engagement of the production through December 29.   (more...)

BWW Review: The Syracuse City Ballet presents THE NUTCRACKER at The Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 5, 2016

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BWW Review: Delightful MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY at Round House
by Roger Catlin - Dec 5, 2016

When every theater company feels compelled to do something Christmas-themed come December, it can lead to either overusing certain titles or creating fluffy trifles. (more...)

Want Someone to Live Forever? Execute Her; THE JOY Comes to Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Renowned actor-playwright, Jeanmarie (Simpson) Bishop returns to Reno inThe Joy, a play about pre-First Amendment martyr, Mary Dyer. (more...)

Rick Wakeman to Release New Studio Album 'Piano Portraits' This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Revered keyboardist, songwriter and broadcaster Rick Wakeman will release his new solo album, Piano Portraits, on CD and digitally on January 13, with 2LP vinyl to follow on February 3 (more...)

CHERISH THE LADIES – A CELTIC CHRISTMAS Coming to SOPAC 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Grammy Award nominated Irish-American supergroup, Cherish the Ladies will perform at SOPAC on December 17, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. Called "passionate, tender and rambunctious" by the New York Times, Cherish the Ladies was formed in New York City in 1985 to celebrate the rise of extraordinary women in what had been a male-dominated Irish music scene. They have since toured the world, played the White House and the Olympics and recorded 16 albums. (more...)

L.L. Conrad Releases HER FIRST LOVES, HIS ONLY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

L.L. Conrad was compelled to write 'Her First Loves, His Only,' after discovering that many of the erotic novels she read didn't feature relatable life scenarios, which inspired to fill the gap in the erotic genre. (more...)

The Gateway Announces Holiday Spectacular On Ice Announces Holiday SPECTACULAR ON ICE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Capture the magic of the season as The Gateway magically transforms Patchogue Theatre's stage into an ice rink for The Gateway's Holiday Spectacular On Ice.  This enchanting musical celebration opens Thursday, December 15 and runs through January 1. Kids' tickets are half price! A special performance on December 31 will include a New Year's Eve Partyhosted by Long Island Comedian, Rich Walker. For tickets, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133 or buy online at https://TheGateway.org/online/article/HolidaySpectacular2016. (more...)

Lillian Hellman's THE CHILDREN'S HOUR at The Gamm
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Children's Hour, Lillian Hellman's startingly relevant Depression-era play  opens at The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) on January 12. Director Rachel Walshe (Grizzly Mama, Marie Antoinette) directs a cast of Gamm veteran actors and newcomers, including local high school students, in an emotional journey exploring the power of a lie and the nature of public shaming. (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
by - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, December 7, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Colorful and Resplendent NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 5, 2016

Since its debut in 2008, Nashville's Nutcracker – choreographer Paul Vasterling's holiday-scented love letter to his adopted hometown – has delighted thousands of audience members eager to experience this particularly rapturous paean to this most wonderful time of the year. Eager to set off on a journey of wonder and delight, to be swept away to a fanciful world of dashing princes and beautiful fairy princesses brought to life vivdly by the accomplished dancers of Nashville Ballet's various companies, audiences for nine successive years now have allowed themselves to be caught up in the spectacle of the production which never fails to enthrall and to entertain. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere 'By Sidney Lumet', 1/3
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Prolific and versatile filmmaker Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) made 44 films in 50 years, earning the Academy Honorary Award for lifetime achievement after four Oscar nominations. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look New TBS Animated Comedy FINAL SPACE
by - Dec 5, 2016

Turner's TBS has greenlit the new animated series FINAL SPACE, an interstellar comedy created by independent filmmaker, actor, comedian and entrepreneur Olan Rogers. (more...)

BWW Review: Penobscot Theatre Greets Holiday Season with OLIVER!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Dec 5, 2016

Bangor's Penobscot Theatre Company is devoting the month of December to a jaunty, spirited production of the Lionel Bart musical, Oliver!. Directed/choreographed by Allison Bibicoff, production is clearly a labor of love, employing (for this theatre) a moderately large cast and the best of the company's current resources. The result is energetic and entertaining with moments of engaging drama. (more...)

Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park to Present AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS and A BREAKTHROUGH FAMILY CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents two Christmas productions: 'An Old Fashioned Christmas' (December 9-12) and 'A Breakthrough Family Christmas' (December 16-19). (more...)

BWW Review: URINETOWN at Phantom Theatre Company
by Allison Rambler - Dec 3, 2016

Almost everyone in the English-speaking world is familiar with the phrase, 'One man's trash is another man's treasure.' However, at URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL, presented by the Phantom Theatre Company, they've taken this adage quite literally, and have transformed Harrisburg's trash into their own musical treasure. (more...)

BWW Review: Phenomenal PIANO GUYS Bring Inspired Musicianship to the Ocean State
by Veronica Bruscini - Dec 3, 2016

Rhode Island music lovers received an early Christmas present this week. THE PIANO GUYS took center stage at the Providence Performing Arts Center on Thursday, dazzling the jam-packed house with an absolutely sensational and unforgettable evening of story and song. (more...)

Alex Newell Joins Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert Starring Shoshana Bean and Morgan James
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

Morgan James, Richard Amelius and Torya Beard present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert, featuring Broadway veterans and powerhouse vocalists, Morgan James (Motown: The Musical, Godspell, The Addams Family) and Shoshana Bean (Hairspray, Wicked) and Big Beat Records recording artist Alex Newell (Glee). The one- night-only female-centered concert of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera will be directed by Richard Amelius (Time Between Us, Empty City), with musical direction by Julie McBride (Amazing Grace, Finding Neverland). A cast of 13 singers will perform the complete score, accompanied by an all-female band. Full cast to be announced. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for A BRONX TALE
by Walter McBride - Dec 2, 2016

Just last night, A Bronx Tale opened at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48thStreet). The new musical, featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo, began performances on Thursday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Regional Awards Update - Matt Gibson, Megan Mahoney Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Broadway's N'Kenge Joins THE VOICE Winner Josh Kaufman in ISO's Yuletide Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Known for her powerful and riveting vocals, Broadway diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) will Grace the stage at ISO's 31st edition of Yuletide Celebration under the direction of conductor Jack Everly for 31 performances, with opening night tonight, December 2nd, continuing through December 23, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: A.D. Players Show 'O LITTLE TOWN OF BAGELS...' Takes Final Bow at the Grace Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

A.D. Players, one of Houston's oldest and largest resident theater companies, is performing its final play, O Little Town of Bagels, Teacakes and Hamburger Buns, at its current home at Grace Theater before moving to a new, $18 million facility in early 2017. Bagels was written by A. D. Players' founder and artistic director Jeannette Clift George in 1984, and has been performed multiple times based on popular demand. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

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