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NINE, MAJOR BARBARA, Kurt Weill Show and More Set for SU Drama's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Syracuse University Department of Drama packs three musicals, a wild comedy, a classic Shaw, and a never-before-produced contemporary comedy into a season full of surprises and infrequently performed theatrical gems. Beginning with the musical Nine, the 2016/2017 season includes Laura and the Sea, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins (co-produced with Syracuse Stage), The King Stag, Major Barbara, and From Berlin to Broadway With Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage.  (more...)

Cardboard Citizens Announces Full Details for their Tour of CATHY COME HOME Inspired Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Following their one-off theatrical re-staging of Ken Loach's seminal work Cathy Come Home at the Barbican in July of this year, the award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens has announced a brand new touring production for October, Cathy, based around similar themes. This year marks the marks the both 50th anniversary of Loach's film and the 25th anniversary of the theatre company who work making theatre with and for homeless people.  (more...)

Knotch Announces 2nd Annual Supernormal Award Winners and Runners-Up
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

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The Finborough Rediscovers Howard Brenton Classic, MAGNIFICENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

"I loathe us, I loathe our stupid puerile view of the World … That WE have only to do it, that WE have only to go puff, and the monster buildings will go splat…" The first professional London production in over 40 years of Magnificence, the seminal 1973 play by revered British dramatist Howard Brenton, runs at the Finborough Theatre for a strictly limited four week season from Tuesday, 25 October 2016 (Press Nights: Thursday, 27 October and Friday, 28 October 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Free Family Fun Weekend to Return to Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

???????Sheffield Theatres are throwing open their doors for their annual Fun Palaces weekend from Saturday 1- Sunday 2 October.  (more...)

Syracuse Stage to Host Sensory Friendly MARY POPPINS Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

 Syracuse Stage, Central New York's premiere professional theatre, will host the first sensory friendly live production in the region with a performance of Mary Poppins.  Welcoming to individuals with sensory, social and learning disabilities and their families, the performance will have special accommodations that create a more relaxed theatre experience without losing the magic of a live performance. (more...)

Sheridan Smith To Reprise Fanny Brice On UK Tour of FUNNY GIRL
by Marianka Swain - Sep 20, 2016

Following critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, Sheridan Smith will reprise her highly praised performance of Fanny Brice at selected venues for the UK tour of Funny Girl - she is set to perform in Manchester, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Bristol, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Newcastle, Southampton, Bradford, Southend, Cardiff and Dublin. Further casting will be announced shortly, and patrons should check with venues for the performance playing schedule. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre Presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Cape Rep Theatre will soon present the Cape Cod premiere of Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice, based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, with music by Wayne Barker, November 3 through December 4: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm, with an additional 2 pm matinee on Saturday, November 26. There are no performances on November 6, 9, 23 or 24.  Tickets are $35.  Pay-What-You-Can-Night is the first Friday, November 4. Group rates & Student Rush tickets also available.  Call the box office for details.  Cape Rep Indoor Theater. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. 508.896.1888 or www.caperep.org.  (more...)

BWW Review: Orlando Shakes' STUART LITTLE is the Pick-Me-Up We All Need
by Kimberly Moy - Oct 31, 2016

Orlando Shakes' STUART LITTLE delights young audiences and keeps the Grown Ups entertained too. This play is filled with colorful adventure, limitless optimism, and easy laughs that is exactly the pick-me-up needed this time of year. While most of the performances are sold-out to school audiences, there are still a few shows left for the general public to catch. If you have young ones this is definitely too much fun to miss. (more...)

MPAC Announces Holiday Programming Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

If you already have visions of sugar plums dancing in your head or just can't wait for Santa to slide down your chimney, you can start celebrating the holiday season with Mayo Performing Arts Center. There's the classic favorite New Jersey Ballet's Nutcracker (with performances to last you all 12 days of Christmas), rocking around the Christmas tree with some of your favorite '90s artists such as Mark McGrath and Lisa Loeb at The Band of Merrymakers, and tons of holiday cheer right here in Morristown.  So get ready to deck the halls! (more...)

STORY MONSTERS INK Takes the Literary World by Storm
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

In just over two years since its launch, Story Monsters Ink has become a beacon for parents and teachers searching for quality reading material for children to instill the joys of reading, and it turns out, grown-ups love it just as much as kids. (more...)

Playshop Playhouse Premieres New Musical 'Always Upon a Time,' 10/29
by Emmanuel Evan Alba - Oct 24, 2016

Talent and youth best describes the cast of Playshop Playhouse's upcoming production, "Always Upon a Time," a new musical tailor-made for the whole family. (more...)

Dad's Garage Brings Their Beloved Kid's Show Back to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Dad's Garage kids show returns to the stage with "Foolio's Fun Club" - a show that will keep both children and adults laughing. This show uses G-rated Dad's Garage improv to create a new story every week. The kids make suggestions (just like a regular improv show), and they help shape the story as it moves along. "Foolio's Fun Club" features puppets, live actors in silly costumes, and lots of fun scenery. The kids get to tell jokes, interact with the performers, and laugh at the wacky stories. We've even tried to sneak in a few positive lessons into the show. Everything from table manners, to sharing, to being a good friend. "Foolio's Fun Club" provides positive, uplifting improv comedy for audiences of all ages. (more...)

'The Black River Chronicles: Level One' Launches on Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

WINDSOR, Ontario, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ A new book for teenagers and adults has been launched by Digital Fiction Publishing Corp. (DigitalFictionPub.com) in the genre of fantasy and speculative fiction. The Black River Chronicles: Level One, is the first book in a planned series featuring The Black River Academy for Swordcraft and Spellcraft. A fantasy adventure novel, The Black River Chronicles promises to be an engaging read for aficionados of this intriguing style of fiction, especially as a dose of humor is also included. (more...)

Adam Sandler & Friends Return to Uncasville 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

One of the biggest movie stars on the planet is returning to Uncasville for another night of hilarious stand-up comedy.  Adam Sandler, along with friends David Spade, Rob Schneider and Nick Swardson, will be live in Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, December 10th at 8:00pm.   (more...)

DONALD THE GRUMP Hits #1 on Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

This beautifully-illustrated, clever, adult fairy tale is a parody of our current presidential election, and it forecasts what will happen after the election depending on who wins. (more...)

THE GRUFFALO to Return to South Africa Following Sold-Out Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Currently enjoying its 15th anniversary at the Lyric Theatre, where it runs until 8 January, The Gruffalo Live returns to South Africa this December. The national tour follows on from a sell-out run at the Cape Town Fringe where the production made its debut this September. This also marked the first time Tall Stories' smash-hit production had been staged on the African continent. Having previously toured to over 500 venues across the globe, The Gruffalo Live first opened on 12 May 2001 at Chester Gateway theatre and since then has performed in 15 countries and 6 continents, played twice at the Sydney Opera House, twice on Broadway, once at the National Theatre and is now in its ninth West End season. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for New Jersey (more...)

John Keating, Laoisa Sexton and More to Star in THE PIGEON IN THE TAJ MAHAL at Irish Rep; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced complete casting for the world premiere of THE PIGEON IN THE TAJ MAHAL, by Laoisa Sexton. (more...)

After Three Decades, Film Returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

In 1980, after the last credit rolled off the big screen at the final showing, the Roxy movie theater closed it doors, reopening three years later as a live performance theatre.  (more...)

Chris Rock Makes His Return to Stand-Up With Two All-New Netflix Original Comedy
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, is bringing its members two brand new comedy specials from one of the funniest and most influential comedians of all time: the one and only Chris Rock. (more...)

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Co-Star David Mills to Bring SHAME! to Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

After recently gracing the screen with Meryl Streep as super-fan "Augustus Corbin" in Stephen Frears' Florence Foster Jenkins, and a sold-out run at London's Soho Theatre and the Edinburgh Fringe, London-based American comic David Mills returns to NYC's Pangea on November 5 with his razor sharp rants delivered with his signature cocktail swagger, biting, acerbic wit and a clutch of apocalyptic tunes. (more...)

Queensland Performing Arts Centre and Tall Stories Present THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Get ready for a 'whale of a time' at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) this summer as the charming stage production, The Snail and the Whale comes to the Cremorne Theatre from Friday 6 to Sunday 22 January 2017 as part of the QPAC SummerSet program. (more...)

Free Family Fun Weekend to Return to Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

???????Sheffield Theatres are throwing open their doors for their annual Fun Palaces weekend from Today 1- Sunday 2 October.  (more...)

Q.E.D to Present NO NAME SPECIAL Comedy Variety Show 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

No Name Comedy Variety brings their multicultural mix of music, comedy and fun  back  to Q.E.D. Astoria on Sunday, October 2nd. Scheduled to begin at 8:30pm.   NN producer / host Eric Vetter brings   comedian/author/ pundit   Leighann Lord (co-Host of National Geographic Channel's'Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson!'), Liz Miele (The Daily Show With Jon Stewart) comedy writer,performer and podcaster Frank Conniff   (Mystery Science Theater 3000), Subhah Agarwal (New York Comedy Festival) and Menuhin Hart (NBC's Stand Up for Diversity) to the stage of Astoria's newest performing arts, crafts, entertainment and teaching space.  Music at the show will be provided by BinderSuze the piano-vocal duo created and curated by  Richard Binder and Alex DeSuze.  (more...)

ODD SQUAD: LIVE is Coming to Solve a Huntsville Mystery
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Who is the Odd Squad? (more...)

Family Fun at Arts Centre Melbourne This Summer and Autumn!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

An exciting summer and autumn program featuring a witchy ride through the skies, a New York-based clowning duo with breathtaking air sculptures, Canadian "sheep" on the lawn and a fake-bloody Shakespearean tale will make Arts Centre Melbourne the place for families when the weather warms up. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL to Take the Stage at The Round Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres wraps up the 2016 season with a bright, red bow as the holiday favorite A Christmas Story: The Musical takes stage and brings with it all the festive cheer audiences will need for the holiday season. A Christmas Story: The Musicalopens November 11 and runs through December 31. (more...)

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Co-Star David Mills to Bring SHAME! to Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

After recently gracing the screen with Meryl Streep as super-fan "Augustus Corbin" in Stephen Frears' Florence Foster Jenkins, and a sold-out run at London's Soho Theatre and the Edinburgh Fringe, London-based American comic David Mills returns to NYC's Pangea on November 5 with his razor sharp rants delivered with his signature cocktail swagger, biting, acerbic wit and a clutch of apocalyptic tunes. (more...)

Casting Announced for A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Casting announced for The Fitzrovia Radio Hour's unique take on Charles Dickens' classic tale at The Vaults, Waterloo. (more...)

THE GARDEN OF UNEARTHLY DELIGHTS Announces 2017 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Garden of Unearthly Delights returns for 2017, with a huge program of over 100 shows across 13 venues, covering live music, circus, visual art, comedy, family, magic, variety and so much more.  (more...)

The LIVINGroom Shares Stories from the Holiday & Family Table
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The LIVINGroom announces the lineup and details for the December installment of its 2016 solo performance series at Stage 773. Solo artists Kyle Howard Hamlin, Mike Haverty, Jorge Silva, Tyler Anthony Smith, and Anna Rose Wolfe return to The LIVINGroom, joining ensemble members Carly Jo Geer and David Gordezky on Sunday, December 11. The performance is directed by ensemble member Abigail Phelps. (more...)

BWW Review: ALADDIN, Lyric Hammersmith, 26 November 2016
by Gary Naylor - Nov 27, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a pantomime that pushes all the traditional panto buttons without distracting gimmicks. (more...)

Don Barnhart's Battle Comics Bring Laughter To War Zones Entertaining The Troops
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Taking time off from his residency in Las Vegas, comedian Don Barnhart will once again lead the Battle Comics World Tour as they head to the Middle East bringing laughter to the men and women serving overseas in war zones. (more...)

Guest Blog: Ciaran McConville On THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS at Rose Theatre Kingston
by Guest Blog: Ciaran McConville - Nov 21, 2016

Adapting The Wind in the Willows for the stage has been such a circuitous and unexpected process. I reread the book last Christmas and understood, but couldn't define, its enduring appeal. As a novel, it's gloriously messy - at times conventional and at others surprisingly radical. Kenneth Grahame switches genres mid-chapter, offers no consistency on the physics of his fictional world, and his views on class, sex and gender all feel stuffy by today's standards. (more...)

Pyramid Arts Centre and Parr Hall Announce December Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Roll up, roll up!  Sell-out comedy returns to Pyramid with the best in live stand-up from our friends at The Comedy Store.  But hurry - it sells out fast!  The Comedy Store continues its residency at Pyramid presenting "the best in stand-up" from around the globe and showcasing the brightest names in comedy talent in Warrington.  The shows run on the first Saturday of each month, don't miss out! (more...)

Wilton's Music Hall Announces January-April 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Wilton's Music Hall today announces its sensational new season programme, which sees the oldest grand music hall in the world boasting a variety of independent theatre productions, live music, opera and cabaret.   (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Annual Family Holiday Spectacular Takes Flight with MARY POPPINS.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes flight this holiday season with Centenary Stage Company's Family Holiday Musical Mary Poppins, November 25 through December 11 at the Lackland Performing Arts Center.  This "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" musical adventure is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, astonishing stagecraft and a live orchestra.  Centenary Stage Company's Family Holiday Musical not only signifies the start of the holiday season for many but celebrates all of Centenary Stage Company's programming by combining local regional talent, CSC staff, Centenary University Theatre Department faculty and students, Young Performers Workshop students and professional guest artists. (more...)

KEVIN HART: WHAT NOW? Coming to Digital HD & More This January
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Kevin Hart (Ride Along Franchise, Get Hard) proves he is the new king of comedy in the outrageous, laugh-out-loud concert film, Kevin Hart: What Now? coming to Digital HD on January 3, 2017 (U.S. only), and Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 10, 2017, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. (more...)

ImprovBoston Partners with Boston Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

This week, ImprovBoston hosts marquee shows for The Boston Comedy Festival (BCF), a nationwide standup competition in which nearly 100 contestants battle for a $10,000 prize. (more...)

Netflix to Present CHELSEA Thanksgiving Day Episode Binge
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Turkey, football and family gossip aren't the only things to binge on this Thanksgiving holiday! Chelsea Handler wants viewers to pull up a seat at the grown-ups table as she serves up six of her favorite mouthwatering season one episodes of CHELSEA. (more...)

Experience a Tucson Holiday Tradition in its 20th Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Borderlands Theater proudly presents a holiday favorite, the 20th Annual, A Tucson Pastorela written by Milta Ortiz and the ghost writers. Local theater professional Katherine Monberg directs. A Tucson Pastorela runs December 1- 11. (more...)

BWW Review: Excellent ARRIVAL Makes For a Timely Sci-Fi Feature
by Natalie de la Garza - Nov 11, 2016

If ARRIVAL were a person, she would be a woman, white (resembling Amy Adams, of course), and she would have voted for Hillary Clinton, despite what the exit polling would imply. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Annual Family Holiday Spectacular Takes Flight with MARY POPPINS.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes flight this holiday season with Centenary Stage Company's Family Holiday Musical Mary Poppins, November 25 through December 11 in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center.  This 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' musical adventure is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, astonishing stagecraft and a live orchestra.  (more...)

Exhibitions, ALADDIN and More on This January in Warrington
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

What's on for January 2017 at Pyramid & Parr Hall? Scroll down to find out! (more...)

Enjoy The Magical Tale Of The Snow Child In The Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

This Christmas, children and their grown-ups are invited into a magical and enchanting world with The Snow Child in the Studio Theatre from Wednesday 14 December - Saturday 7 January 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, Royal and Derngate, 2 December 2016
by Verity Wilde - Dec 3, 2016

Making the European premiere of Peter and the Starcatcher the not-panto Christmas show in Northampton's Royal Theatre may well have been an inspired move by the powers-that-be at Royal and Derngate. There are no soap stars, celebrities or Britain's Got Talent competitors here, but it does feel like it has some shared DNA with a pantomime. There's a dame - Michael Matus's Mrs Bumbrake; an evilly over-the-top baddie you can't take your eyes off in Greg Haiste's Lord Flashheart-eque Black Stache; and Evelyn Hoskins' Molly is practically a Principal Boy. And that's before you get to the fact that this is a prequel of sorts to Peter Pan. There's jokes about farts for children, about British colonialism for grown-ups and about Philip Glass for the geeks. (more...)

Scoop: Special Holiday Programming on THE CW - Tuesday, December 20, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on Special Holiday Programming, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, December 20, 2016! (more...)

Les Parfaits Inconnus to Bring Comedy, Acrobatics and Music to Symphony Space
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 1, 2016

Internationally acclaimed musical circus act Les Parfaits Inconnus will make their NYC debut at Symphony Space on Saturday, January 7 at 11 am and 2 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, Bridge House Theatre, 30 November 2016
by Gary Naylor - Dec 1, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a magical Christmas show that sets up the festive season even for an old Bah Humbug! man like him. (more...)

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