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Scoop: CONVICTION on ABC - Sunday, January 29, 2017
by - Jan 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on CONVICTION, airing on ABC on Sunday, January 29, 2017! (more...)

The British Are Coming to LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

A British Invasion is headed for the Jersey Shore to help LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On, fight the global battle against Parkinson's Disease with special concerts headlined by guitar god Albert Lee and legendary producer-performer-executive Peter Asher; a special guest appearance by Badfinger original Joey Molland; the nation's #1 Led Zeppelin tribute show, and a fully orchestrated 'Mad Dogs & Englishmen' recreation saluting the late vocal great Joe Cocker. (more...)

Derek McLane, Santo Loquasto, David Korins Among Nominees for 2017 Art Directors Guild Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Art Directors Guild has announced nominees for 21st annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, featuring 11 categories in theatrical motion pictures, TV, commercials and music videos. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, January 7, 2017
by - Jan 5, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, January 7, 2017! (more...)

Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Coming to The Alt Stage January!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Join Albuquerque Little Theatre as we venture into the world of Agatha Christie. Ten Guilty strangers are trapped on an island. One by one they are accused of murder; one by one they start to die. In this superlative mystery, eight guests who have never met each other or their apparently absent host and hostess, are lured to the island and, along with the two house servants, marooned. A mysterious voice accuses each of having gotten away with murder and then one drops dead - poisoned. One down and nine to go! (more...)

Joe Piserchio to Lead Breaking Through the Box's ALMOST, MAINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Joe Piserchio, of West Orange, NJ, leads Breaking Through The Box Theatre Company's production of 'Almost, Maine' by John Cariani for a one weekend run beginning February 10th. (more...)

RealClear Satire: Social Media 'Peeps' Fuel Surge of Fake News
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

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RealClear Satire: Social Media 'Peeps' Fuel Surge of Fake News
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

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Cast Announced for MY LAND'S SHORE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The passionate new musical from Wales is a tale of conflict, social injustice, moral dilemmas, guilt, love and heartbreak, with Music and Lyrics by Christopher J Orton and Book and Lyrics by Robert Gould. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Present World Premiere Docu-Series KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP, 3/5
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP, a world premiere two-night event, kicks off Sunday, March 5 at 9/8c exclusively on ID. (more...)

Experience the Music of Jim Beanz on THE SIMPSONS' Hip-Hop Special, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Grammy and Emmy-nominated musician JIM BEANZ returns to the small screen with his musical talents for 'The Simpsons' this Sunday, January 15. (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
by - Jan 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on Tuesday, January 31, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on Tuesday, January 31, 2017! (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Cast and Creative Team for NORTHSIDE HOLLOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Amphibian Stage Productions announces the cast and creative team for its first main stage play of the 2017 season, Northside Hollow by Jonathan Fielding and Brenda Withers. Starring Jim Jorgensen and Jordan Sobel, the play runs Friday, February 10 through Sunday, March 5 at the Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at Amphibian Stage Productions. Supporting artists include Stephanie Cleghorn Jasso and Jake Nice.  (more...)

Trump Supporter Who Interrupted HAMILTON Banned from Chicago Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

BroadwayWorld has learned that a Trump supporter interrupted the Saturday evening performance of Hamilton in Chicago. An audience member seated in the balcony allegedly shouted 'We won! You Lost! Get over it! F*ck you!' during the number 'Dear Theodosia.' (more...)

ImprovBoston Presents THE LAST LAUGH, A New Late Night Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Late night belongs to a special kind of comedy. ImprovBoston ramps up its late nights to offer more laughs that cross the line. (more...)

BWW Review: Performance Now's MAN OF LA MANCHA a Stunning Musical Adaptation of Classic Tale
by Chris Arneson - Jan 11, 2017

The story of Don Quixote is frequently touted as one of the best in literature. Currently, Lakewood's Performance Now Theatre Company presents that tale in its musical form. (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on Tuesday, January 31, 2017! (more...)

HBO to Premiere BIG LITTLE LIES, Starring Reese Witherspoon & Nicole Kidman, 2/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California, nothing is quite as it seems. Doting moms, successful husbands, adorable children, beautiful homes: What lies will be told to keep their perfect worlds from unraveling? (more...)

BWW Review: CHAPTER TWO Shows the Happy Heartbreak of Starting Over
by Maggie Yates - Dec 9, 2016

Ensemble's production of Chapter Two, Neil Simon's 1977 living-room comedy about a second marriage, tackles the problems that come with an obsession with the past. (more...)

Worthy's Experts Reveal Their Top Self Indulgent Holiday Picks In Its First-Ever Single Mom Gift Guide Blog Post
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

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11th Hour Theatre Company to Kick Off 2017 with Philadelphia Premiere of Rock Musical LIZZIE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

11th Hour Theatre Company brings 2017 in with a rock 'n roll bang. Three years ago, 11th Hour Company introduced audiences to LIZZIE in its Next Step Concert Series. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Friday, December 9, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on Friday, December 9, 2016! (more...)

Wayne James Releases New Etiquette Book, MANLY MANNERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Former U.S. Virgin Islands senator and Senate Liaison to the White House Wayne James has just released his highly anticipated etiquette book for men, Manly Manners: Lifestyle & Modern Etiquette for the Young Man of the 21 st Century. Published by the iUniverse division of Penguin-Random House, the provocative, edgy, 840-page bookthe first of a three-volume treatise totaling 2,100 pageshas been in the making for six years. Since January of 2011, the author has lived on three continents and one archipelagoSouth America, North America, Europe, and the Caribbeanresearching for and writing the treatise, which is already being called 'The most comprehensive work on male comportment,' 'Refreshingly inclusive and matter-of-factly cosmopolitan,' and 'A tour de force.' (more...)

Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

(NASDAQ:AMZN) - Amazon today announced its best-selling books of 2016, best-selling Kids & Teens books of 2016, as well as the Most Gifted and Most Wished For books of the year-just in time for holiday gifting. The best-selling book of the year is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2, Special Rehearsal Edition Script by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany followed by When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is also the best-selling book in the Kids & Teens category and Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 11: Double Down by Jeff Kinney is number two. Rowling's bestseller also tops the lists for both the Most Gifted and Most Wished For book of the year, confirming that Harry Potter continues to be a favorite for readers across genres. The best-selling book lists are first editions published in 2016 comprising both print and Kindle purchases. To see the full top 100 list of Amazon's best-selling print and Kindle books of 2016, visit www.amazon.com/bestsellingbooks2016. (more...)

Consumers Become Careless with Possessions as Soon as Product Upgrades Are Available, Says Research from Columbia Business School
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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Cynny Survey: Only 11% of Millennials Believe People are Authentic on Social Media
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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VIDEO: First Look - Krysta Rodriguez, John Lithgow & Steven Boyer Star in NBC's TRIAL & ERROR
by TV News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

NBC has shared a preview of its new mid-season comedy TRIAL & ERROR, starring Broadway alums Krysta Rodriguez (SPRING AWAKENING), John Lithgow (A DELICATE BALANCE) and Steven Boyer (HAND TO GOD), as well as GLEE star Jayma Mays. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, December 31, 2016
by - Dec 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, December 31, 2016! (more...)

The British Are Coming! LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017 Sets Second Wave of Acts & Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

A British Invasion is headed for the Jersey Shore to help LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On, fight the global battle against Parkinson's Disease with special concerts headlined by guitar god Albert Lee and legendary producer-performer-executive Peter Asher; a special guest appearance by Badfinger original Joey Molland; the nation's #1 Led Zeppelin tribute show, and a fully orchestrated 'Mad Dogs & Englishmen' recreation saluting the late vocal great Joe Cocker. (more...)

Photo Flash: Krysta Rodriguez, Steven Boyer & More in New NBC Comedy TRIAL & ERROR
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

NBC has shared character portraits of its new mid-season comedy TRIAL & ERROR, starring Broadway alums Krysta Rodriguez, John Lithgow and Steven Boyer, as well as GLEE star Jayma Mays. (more...)

Farah Alvin, Devin Ilaw and More to Sing Favorite BROADWAY'S GUILTY PLEASURES at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'Broadway's Guilty Pleasures' on January 2nd, 2017 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Mary Bridget Davies, Christine Ebersole, BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY and More Will Warm Up 54 Below This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

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

SHEAR MADNESS Celebrates the Holidays and Helps the Less Fortunate
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

The cast of SHEAR MADNESS joined the Off-Broadway League in recognizing the needs of the less fortunate this holiday season - particularly imperiled children - and collected toys and games for the OFF BROADWAY TOY DRIVE. (more...)

Theatrical End of Year Show in Norwich
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Hocus Pocus Theatre, aided and abetted by a close knit firm of co-conspirators will take over the whole of Norwich Arts Centre for three nights leading up to (and including) New Year's Eve for the ultimate in theatrical end of year parties - a truly Guilty Party. (more...)

BWW Review: SAINT JOAN, Donmar Warehouse
by Debbie Gilpin - Dec 20, 2016

George Bernard Shaw's 1923 play about the rise and fall of Joan of Arc closes the Donmar's autumn season, following One Night In Miami. Its main focus is female emancipation, highlighting the struggles that Joan faced to make her way through a man's world - as well as doing her best to stay true to her religion and loyalty to her country. (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Tuesday, January 10, 2017
by - Dec 20, 2016

Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on Tuesday, January 10, 2017! (more...)

OBERON Announces December - January Programming Featuring Sound Society, I.D. Festival, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during December and January - including OBERON Presents, Visiting Artists, and Usual Suspects. (more...)

Riverside Theatre to Hit the Cell Block with CHICAGO This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present Broadway's longest-running American musical, Chicago, which performs on the Stark Stage from January 3 - 22, 2017. (more...)

Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre Presents the American Premiere of TERROR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

As part of its new permanent residency and management role at Colony Theatre on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Miami New Drama officially begins its 2017 season with the American premiere of Terror. The play will be directed by two-time Tony Award-winning Director Gregory Mosher, who is also the former Artistic Director of Lincoln Center in New York City. Under the Artistic Direction of Co-Founder Michel Hausmann, Miami New Drama brings the American adaptation and translation of this German play stateside. The original German version has been translated not only in script, but also to be consistent with American law. Previews for the American premiere of Terror begin January 26, 2017 and the show runs January 28 through February 19, 2017.   (more...)

Give the Gift of Comedy!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

THE BEST WAY TO SPREAD CHEER IS BY COMING TO PHIT! (more...)

BWW Interview: Justin Vivian Bond Talks THE BIPOLAR EXPRESS, Queer Role Models, and Why the Holidays Are a Nightmare
by Troy Frisby - Dec 16, 2016

Mx Justin Vivian Bond is a force of nature with more than a quarter century onstage under v's (Bond's preferred pronoun) belt. A singular performer with an endless supply of bon mots, Bond has been celebrated with an Obie Award, a Bessie, a Tony nod, and the Ethyl Eichelberger Award, among other accolades. Fresh off a year-long career retrospective culminating in September's THE GOLDEN AGE OF JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND, v returns to Joe's Pub on December 12 at 9:30pm with a new holiday show, THE BIPOLAR EXPRESS. Ahead of the first show, we spoke over the phone about the show, v's enduring career, and the holidays themselves. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics Featured in Vulture Yearly Roundup
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Comedy Dynamics has two specials featured on the Vulture  '10 Best Comedy Specials of 2016' list, with Janeane Garofalo's 'If I May' and Ali Wong's 'Baby Cobra' rounding out the list. Read the reviews here: http://www.vulture.com/2016/12/10-best-stand-up-comedy-specials-of-2016.html  (more...)

BWW Review: Exhibitions for the Holidays at the Jewish Museum, Asia Society, and More
by Patrick Kennedy - Dec 15, 2016

This season, explore Manhattan's major museums and give the gift of thought-provoking art. (more...)

Martin Sheen to Narrate Investigation Discovery's IS O.J. INNOCENT? THE MISSING EVIDENCE
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

It was the trial that defined a generation. This January, Investigation Discovery (ID) in association with Objective Media Group challenges everything you think you know about the trial of O.J. Simpson in a riveting new six-part docu-series IS O.J. INNOCENT? THE MISSING EVIDENCE. (more...)

Joe Zuniga Releases DEBRA LAFAVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Author Joe Zuniga has released a book Debra LaFave - a Crown of Beauty for Ashes: A biography of the life of Debra Jean Beasley, about the infamous teacher who was accused of having sex with a 14-year-old middle school student in Temple Terrace, Florida in 2004. (more...)

Inaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival to Launch in January
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

We are culture. We are exploration. We are The New York Science Fiction Film Festival. (more...)

Scoop: SWITCHED AT BIRTH on FREEFORM - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
by - Dec 13, 2016

Get all the scoop on SWITCHED AT BIRTH, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, January 31, 2017! (more...)

Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Coming to the Alt Stage in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Join Albuquerque Little Theatre as we venture into the world of Agatha Christie. Ten Guilty strangers are trapped on an island. One by one they are accused of murder; one by one they start to die. In this superlative mystery, eight guests who have never met each other or their apparently absent host and hostess, are lured to the island and, along with the two house servants, marooned. A mysterious voice accuses each of having gotten away with murder and then one drops dead - poisoned. One down and nine to go! (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway at NOCCA Welcomes Gavin Creel
by Heidi Scheuermann - Dec 12, 2016

I'm so thrilled to say that on Thursday evening one of my biggest inspirations, Gavin Creel, along with Seth Rudetsky will be presenting a concert at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. I'm even more thrilled to say that I had the unique opportunity to hold him hostage on the phone for nearly half an hour to talk about his life, career, and some burning questions that I just had to have answered. (more...)

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