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PRIVATE MANNING GOES TO WASHINGTON at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

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EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Larry Dean
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 29, 2016

BWW speaks to comedian Larry Dean about his 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show Farcissist. (more...)

Victory Gardens Completes Casting for 2016 IGNITION Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces casting for each of the 2016 IGNITION Festival of New Plays selected works, including The Wayward Bunny by Greg Kotis; BREACH: a manifesto on race in America through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate by Antoinette Nwandu; EOM (end of message) by Laura Jacqmin; Kill Move Paradise by James Ijames; Gaza Rehearsal by Karen Hartman; and Girls In Cars Underwater by Tegan McLeod. (more...)

VIDEO: John Hinckley Jr., Portrayed in Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS, Soon To Be Freed From Psychiatric Hospital
by Michael Dale - Jul 27, 2016

In 1981, Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan, saying it was to get the attention of actress Jodie Foster. (more...)

The Cleveland Stage Alliance Presents FEEL THE NOIZE THE 80S ROCK CONCERT this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Cain Park and the Cleveland Stage Alliance have come together to present 'Feel the Noize: The 80s Rock Concert' on August 11 at 7pm in the Alma Theater. 'Feel the Noize' is part of a new concert series that celebrates various beloved aspects of pop culture in a festive evening of song. Following the current trend set in New York by such popular series' as 'Broadway Sings,' '54 Sings' and others, the Cleveland Stage Alliance utilizes a rotating cast of local talent to perform material outside of the musical theater canon with a theatrical flair! (more...)

GODIVA and National Milk Chocolate Day on 7/28
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 27, 2016

Celebrate National Milk Chocolate Day on Thursday, 7/28 with GODIVA and their line of fine chocolates. (more...)

10 on Tuesday with Datxon Bloomquist
by Misha Davenport - Jul 26, 2016

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Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Tuesday, August 9, 2016
by - Jul 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE MIDDLE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 9, 2016! (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Jon Brittain On The West End Run of ROTTERDAM
by Marianka Swain - Jul 19, 2016

Last year, Jon Brittain's Rotterdam had a successful and well-received premiere at Theatre503 - this month, it moves into the West End for a Trafalgar Studios run. Centring on Alice, who wants to come out as gay, and her girlfriend Fiona, who decides she wants to start living as a man, Adrian, it's only become more of a zeitgeist piece since its first stint. Jon discusses revisiting the play and trying not to mess it up… (more...)

BWW Review: The Hollywood Fringe Festival in SB
by Maggie Yates - Jul 16, 2016

Devised, written, directed, and performed by Jeff Mills, Erica Flor, and Madelyn Robinson: Proboscis Theatre's recent efforts, 'Bloody Beautiful' and 'Strap-On,' are intimate and provocative works that delve into personality manifestation. (more...)

Madeline Peyroux Debuts Audio for 'Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (From Now On)'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Twenty years after her recording debut, Dreamland, Madeleine Peyroux continues her musical journey of exploration beyond the ordinary with Secular Hymns, a spirited and soulful masterwork to be released September 16 on Impulse!/Verve Label Group. (more...)

Photo Flash: HAMILTON's Leslie Odom Jr. Kicks Off Residency at The McKittrick Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Leslie Odom Jr. kicked off his late-night residency at The McKittrick Hotel last night, July 14, featuring a special surprise guest appearance by fellow Grammy winner Ledisi, who performed a duet with Leslie of her hit song 'Alright.' Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Sean Campion, Niamh Cusack, Ruta Gedmintas, Matthew Lewis Set to Star in the London Premiere of UNFAITHFUL at Found111
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sold out productions of The Dazzle and Bug at Found111, Emily Dobbs Productions is thrilled to present the London premiere of Unfaithful, a blackly comic new play starring Sean Campion (The Borgias, Stones in his Pockets), Niamh Cusack (Heartbeat, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time), Ruta Gedmintas (The Strain, The Tudors) and Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter film series, The Syndicate). (more...)

Defectors Urge Hi-Tech Information Campaign to Open North Korea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

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YEAR OF THE IGUANA to Explore Tennessee Williams' Life at Studio Theatre Long Island
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Tennessee Williams was larger than life. So maybe it's only logical that two actors would play him in the new play Studio Theatre Long Island is presenting about his life. (more...)

TV Icon Norman Lear & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

On Site Opera Begins A DOUBLE BILL OF MONODRAMAS at the Harmonie Club in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Known for staging “the ultimate in intimate productions” (The New York Times), On Site Opera begins their sixth annual season on September 29-30 with an evening of powerful monodramas including Dominick Argento's Miss Havisham's Wedding Night and Hector Berlioz's La Mort de Cléopâtre (The Death of Cleopatra) in the exquisite grand ballroom at The Harmonie Club. The evening stars soprano Leah Partridge as Miss Havisham and mezzo-soprano Blythe Gaissert as Cleopatra and features the string quintet SYBARITE5 at the center of a chamber orchestra. Conducted by OSO's Music Director, Geoffrey McDonald, and directed by the company's General & Artistic Director, Eric Einhorn, the site-specific production features lighting design by Shawn Kaufman and costume design by Fay Leshner. OSO invites audiences to join as Miss Havisham's wedding guests for the evening – there's champagne and cake for all! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Burr's Back! Tony Winner Leslie Odom, Jr. Celebrates the Release of His New Album!
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 12, 2016

Just yesterday, Tony-winner Leslie Odom, Jr. celebrated the release of his self-titled album at the Barnes and Noble at 86th & Lexington Ave, where he performed from the album and met with fans. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special day below! (more...)

10 on Tuesday with Cody Jamison Strand
by Misha Davenport - Jul 12, 2016

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Orlando Repertory Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP), in partnership with UCF, is proud to announce it's 2016 - 2017 Season! The REP is Orlando's premiere and Florida's only professional theatre for families and young audiences, and has staged recent box-office hits such as Rudolph The Red-Nosed The Musical and Junie B. Jones The Musical! (more...)

PJ Harvey's New Track 'Guilty' Out 7/13; UK & Europe Headline Tour Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

PJ Harvey will release the new song 'Guilty' globally this Wednesday, July 13, taken from the sessions that produced her current album, The Hope Six Demolition Project (Vagrant). (more...)

VIDEO: Emma Hunton's Thrilling Rendition of 'Over The Rainbow' at STAND UP AND SING Orlando Benefit
by Michael Dale - Jul 10, 2016

New York audiences have been wowed by Emma Hunton's dynamic vocals in SPRING AWAKENING, NEXT TO NORMAL and RENT. (more...)

10 on Tuesday with Edward Watts
by Misha Davenport - Aug 9, 2016

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Space 55 Announces Fall 2016 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Space 55, the home for new, innovative and affordable theater, announces its MainStage shows for the fall season.  The alternative, entertaining and cutting edge theater is located at 636 E. Pierce St, Phoenix AZ 85004.  Tickets start at $15 and are available at www.space55.org or at the door 1/2 hour prior to curtain. (more...)

BWW Review: Theatre Contest a GIFT to Columbus
by Paul Batterson - Aug 8, 2016

In two years, the Grace InFused Theatre Festival went from the drawing table to a full day event at the Columbus Performing Arts Center on Aug. 6. The festival, which promotes gospel-based productions, drew close to 100 people to a six-hour presentation that featured the world-premiere of STAINED GLASS, a table reading of PRODIGAL BROTHERS, two monologues by Howi Tiller and the music of Joe Hendrickson. (more...)

New Zealand Actor Charged With Sexual Assault Says He Was Teaching Uta Hagen Technique
by Michael Dale - Aug 8, 2016

A judge has ruled that the actor's identity may be suppressed. (more...)

Reelz Announces Fall 2016 Programming Slate ft. New & Returning Shows
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

REELZ today announced a fall programming slate packed with new original series and specials in addition to the return of viewer favorite original series. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes 'Annoying Actor Friend' Andrew Briedis for Vodka & Julie Andrews!
by Broadwaysted - Aug 4, 2016

Get ready Twitterverse--this week the Broadwaysted Crew sits down and drinks vodka with everyone's favorite 'Annoying Actor Friend' Andrew Briedis! The conversation flows as easily as the booze as we discuss Andrew's time in the production of The Boy Friend directed by Julie Andrews--and Andrew does his best Julie Andrews impression! (more...)

Owens Corning Gives Boost to EnergyLogic's Edutainment-based...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

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BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, The reFASHIONed Theatre, Selfridges, 26 August 2016
by Gary Naylor - Aug 27, 2016

Gary Naylor sees an ambitious and engaging all-through production of one of Shakespeare's best loved comedies. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ludovic Morlot: the Importance of Individuality and the Heart
by Erica Miner - Aug 26, 2016

Grammy award winning CD project to record Dutilleux's most important symphonic works with Seattle Symphony (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere Final Installment of THE VANISHING WOMEN 8/29
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Investigation Discovery (ID) will premiere the sixth and final installment of the network's record-breaking series, THE VANISHING WOMEN on Monday, August 29 at 10/9c. (more...)

Vladislav Zubkis aka Steven Schwartzbard Takes Leave of Absence from Embattled Neuromama, Ltd.; Controversial Adviser Vows to Use Time Off to Investigate Daughter's Deat
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

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10 on Tuesday with Caitlin Jackson
by Misha Davenport - Aug 23, 2016

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Christopher Jackson, HAIRSPRAY & More - BWW's Guide to Broadway on Fall TV!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 23, 2016

Broadway stars and a host of musical presentations are on tap for the upcoming 2016-17 primetime television season. Included in THE LINEUP will be new series starring HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson, FROZEN's Kristen Bell and BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY star Stephen Pasquale. (more...)

2016 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Unveils Discovery Program Featuring 35 Films
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced today its Discovery programme showcasing 35 outstanding and absorbing feature films, including 16 World Premieres, by first and second time feature directors from Canada and across the globe, sponsored by Dropbox. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With BURNING BRIDGES at Theatre 503
by Nora Dominick - Aug 23, 2016

Rehearsals are underway for Sally Knyvette and Theatre 503's production of BURNING BRIDGES, and BroadwayWorld has your first look! Check out all the photos from inside the rehearsal room below! (more...)

NSYNC & Backstreet Boys Creator Lou Pearlman Dies at Age 62; Timberlake & More React
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Lou Pearlman, the producer responsible for creating two of the biggest boy bands in the 1990's, Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC, died in prison on Friday, August 19th while serving a 25-year sentence (more...)

BWW Review: GODSPELL Has a Very Good Revival In Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 22, 2016

Collecting premieres around the world since 1971, when it reached Broadway, the classical musical comedy by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak, based on the parables of the Gospel of St. Matthew, is back to Sao Paulo with a new look, directed by Dagoberto Feliz (more...)

Legendary Singer/Songwriter Barry Gibb to Release First Solo Album 'In The Now' ft New Material, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Columbia Records has announced legendary Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/producer Barry Gibb will release his first solo album involving new material, In The Now, on October 7. (more...)

CBS's 48 HOURS to Mark 30th Anniversary of 'Preppy Killer' Murder Case, 8/20
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Robert Champers spoke to Troy Roberts for 48 HOURS, in what remains his only interview, which is featured in an updated encore of “The Preppy Killer” to be broadcast August 20, 2016 (10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, August 20, 2016
by - Aug 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, August 20, 2016! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Steven Pasquale, Laverne Cox Star in New CBS Drama DOUBT
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The new drama series DOUBT (To premiere during the 2016-2017 season) starring Steven Pasquale (BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, Laverne Cox (FOX's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW) and Katherine Heigl (KNOCKED UP) is heading to CBS for the 2016-17 season. (more...)

10 on Tuesday with Colin Funk
by Misha Davenport - Aug 16, 2016

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Avon Players to Launch New Season with ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Avon Players will aim its spotlights squarely at some of the darker corners of American history as they present Stephen Sondheim's bold musical examination of the murderous mindset, Assassins, running September 9-24. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN Delivers on Dark Humor
by Katherine Waddell - Aug 15, 2016

If you're looking for a hilarious comedy that makes you feel borderline Guilty for laughing, look no further than The Cripple of Inishmaan, which opened this weekend at the South Bend Civic Theatre. (more...)

Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret Celebrates 3rd Anniversary at Under St. Marks 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret is proud to announce its Third Anniversary Show! The show that brought you such luminaries as Anthony Atamanuik (30 Rock, Trump Dump, Trump vs Bernie London Debate), Reformed Whores (opening act for Alice Cooper, Weird Al Yankovic), Taradise (2014 Burlesque Idol Award winner) and Dwayne Hill (Mean Girls) celebrates its 3rd anniversary with a very special edition on Wednesday, September 7 at 9:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: BIOGRAPHY: A GAME Presents A Fascinating Premise
by Barry Lenny - Aug 12, 2016

Biography: A Game is the latest production at that very busy venue, the Bakehouse Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SARASOTA BALLET Celebrates Sir Frederick Ashton's Legacy
by Christina Pandolfi - Aug 11, 2016

An air of bravura swirled through the Joyce Theatre on the evening of Tuesday, August 9th 2016 as The Sarasota Ballet premiered its 26th season with 'A Knight of the British Ballet,' the company's love letter to famed choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton. Led by director,Ian Webb, the company prepared a six-excerpt tribute spanning Ashton's works from 1947- 1978. From the very start, the dancers' precision and commitment to the movement was unwavering. (more...)

LET THERE BE LIGHT: Lighting Designer James Farncombe Talks Opera, LED and Experimentation
by Marianka Swain - Aug 11, 2016

Our new series, LET THERE BE LIGHT, focuses on some of Britain's finest theatrical lightning designers. First up is James Farncombe, whose projects range from plays at venues like the Royal Court, Young Vic and Donmar to a variety of opera and ballet productions. He received an Olivier Award nomination earlier this year for his work on the National Theatre's smash hit People, Places and Things. (more...)

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