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Second Stage Uptown Extends Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Second Stage Theatre 2016 Uptown Series' production of ENGAGEMENTS has been extended by one week and will now play through Saturday, August 20. (more...)

THE LITTLE MERMAID to Open This August at Mercury Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Encouraging all to follow their hearts, dreams, and voices to find true Happiness, Mercury Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of one of Disney's classic and most heartwarming musicals: The Little Mermaid, August 5-20, 2016. (more...)

The Play Company to Stage Christopher Chen's CAUGHT This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Executive Producer Lauren Weigel, is pleased present the New York premiere of Christopher Chen's Caught (August 17-September 17), the final production in the company's 15th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ROSE TATTOO Rare Tennessee Williams Treat
by Tara Bennett - Jul 27, 2016

The idea of a comedic play by Tennessee Williams might raise an eyebrow or two. Tennessee Williams? The same playwright who penned dark plays focusing on dysfunctional households as seen in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'The Glass Menagerie?" That same Williams? (more...)

Adriana Marmorek's LOVE RELICS Exhibition to Open This Fall at Nohra Haime Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

ADRIANA MARMOREK: LOVE RELICS is an exhibition of photographs and videos documenting the ceremonial burning of 12 treasured objects associated with love. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for THE WOLVES Premiere at Playwrights Realm
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Sarah Delappe's THE WOLVES. (more...)

Huawei Unveils Its Strategy for MBB Connectivity Opportunities in Africa
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016


BWW Review: Quotidian's THE LADY WITH THE LITTLE DOG a Gorgeous Chamber Piece
by Andrew White - Jul 25, 2016

The Lady with the Little Dog is one of Chekhov's most beloved short stories, and it is especially gratifying to see that Director/Designer Stephanie Mumford has taken The Lady with the Little Dog and created an intimate one-hour visit to late 19th-century Russia. Beginning in an idyllic resort on the Black Sea, Mumford uses live music from the period - performed impeccably by Christine Khrarazian, accompanied by pianist Zachary Roberts-and a sequence of film footage and projections of seascapes by the Russian artist Aivazovsky to bring us into Chekhov's world. (more...)

Berniece Bernay (BB) Chronicles 'Out of Darkness into Marvelous Light'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

As she grew up the victim of constant teasing, author Berniece Bernay (BB) wondered if she would ever make friends. When she turned 13, Bernay's life began spiraling even further downward into darkness. 'Out of Darkness into Marvelous Light' (published by iUniverse) details one woman's poignant quest to find Happiness, fulfillment and inner-peace in a complicated world through God's grace and love. (more...)

NYMT's PRODIGY Cast Recording Hits No. 6 on iTunes Soundtrack Charts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Auburn Jam Records and National Youth Music Theatre have just released the Original Cast Recording of Prodigy, the new musical from Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary. The recording was released today 25th July, with CDs available to purchase at, and digital copies available to download via all major online retailers, including iTunes, where the album is currently at No. 6 and climbing on the soundtrack charts. (more...)

VIDEO: WAITRESS' Keala Settle Sings Of Finding Hope In Every Bad Situation
by Michael Dale - Jul 25, 2016

The Tony nominee from HANDS ON A HARDBODY is bringing down the house in WAITRESS. (more...)

Cast Announced For 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS At Shakespeare's Globe
by Edward Baker - Jul 25, 2016

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce casting for 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS, co-adapted by Michael Morpurgo and Globe Artistic Director Emma Rice. After a critically acclaimed 2015 run at Kneehigh's Asylum, Emma Rice's family show will be brought to London for the first time, before embarking on a major international tour of the UK and US. It tells the story of the rehearsed D-Day landings in Devon's Slapton Sands, and stars Katy Owen as the heroine Lily, Mike Shepherd as her grandfather, Adam Sopp as the evacuee Barry, and Nandi Bhebhe and Ncuti Gatwa as American soldiers Harry and Adi. (more...)

Broadway's A Cappella Musical IN TRANSIT Sets Dates; Pre-Sales Start Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Tickets for the new musical In Transit will go on sale exclusively for American Express Card Members beginning Monday, July 25, 2016. (more...)

Jesse Kalsi to Pen New Book, THE POWER OF HOME NUMBERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Fremont, CA, July 19, 2016 – Prosperity and success are just within reach: The Power Of Home Numbers: Personal, Business, Sports AstroNumerology Readings by Jesse Kalsi is a trusted resource for people coast-to-coast. A successful real estate broker, Kalsi combines his Eastern background with practical experience to help people thrive in every aspect. (more...)

SweetFrog Launches Pokémon GO In-Store Takeover and Social Media Contest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

sweetFrog Enterprises, a leading national frozen yogurt franchise, has announced that it will host a Pokémon GO takeover from coast to coast this weekend (July 22-24) in all participating locations. From the time shops open on Friday, July 22nd to the time they close on Sunday, July 24th, Pokémon GO players nationwide are invited to come 'catch 'em all' at their local sweetFrog shop as they enjoy a discount on their favorite frozen yogurt treat that will be discounted according to the level they've reached in the game. These discounts are as follows: (more...)

OWN Announces August 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK has announced August 2016 programming highlights, including new series and seasons and returning series and seasons. (more...)

VIDEO: Diane Paulus On The Quirky Humor That Attracted Her To WAITRESS
by Michael Dale - Jul 21, 2016

The leading character of WAITRESS has a lot of burdens to deal with, but there's a humorous spirit to the musical. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Chicago's HAMILTON Miguel Cervantes Introduces 'Hamilvantes' at #Ham4Ham
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2016

At today's #Ham4Ham, Rory O'Malley introduced the Chicago production of Hamilton's leading man, Miguel Cevantes, aka #Hamilvantes! In preparation for his Chicago debut as Alexander Hamilton, Cervantes will play the role on Broadway on July 25. (more...)

Sydney Chamber Opera's New NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND to Premiere at Carriageworks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

This August, Carriageworks presents Sydney Chamber Opera's (SCO) new production of composer Jack Symonds's and librettist Pierce Wilcox's Notes from Underground. Directed by Patrick Nolan and designed by Genevieve Blanchett it will be presented over five nights on 13, 15, 17, 19 and 20 August. The last time the company presented this opera it was for their 2011 inaugural production at Sydney's Cellblock Theatre. This production established SCO as one of the most important and distinctive new voices in Australian opera. (more...)

THE LAST ROMANCE Theater Fundraiser at The Barth Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

"The Last Romance," written by Joe DiPietro and directed by Christy Montour-Larson, is the ninth annual summer theater fundraiser for Senior Housing Options (SHO), a non-profit organization providing quality affordable housing and services for 500 adults in Colorado.  The production is SHO's major -- and only -- annual fundraiser and builds on the success of past runs such as "The Odd Couple (Female Version)" (2015), "On Golden Pond" (2014), "Steel Magnolias" (2013), and "Driving Miss Daisy" (2012). (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Sing at The Bristol Hippodrome This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Bill Kenwright's production of one of the greatest family musicals of all time, The Sound of Music, arrives at The Bristol Hippodrome from Tuesday 30th August - Saturday 3rd September 2016. (more...)

Rovio Entertainment: Angry Birds Fly Happy with Jetstar Japan
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016


10th Anniversary Programme Announced For GRIMEBORN Festival
by Edward Baker - Jul 19, 2016

Grimeborn is back for its 10th anniversary year. Sixteen innovative new versions of classic operas, unknown, rarely-seen and long-forgotten works, brand new pieces from the most exciting up-and-coming composers, musicians and companies. Since 2007, Grimeborn has introduced new audiences to opera and given emerging artists the platform to showcase and develop their talent. It has consistently challenged the perception that opera is inaccessible and elitist. (more...)

HAMILTON Heads West- Watch the New Chicago Cast in Action!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

There is a whole new Hamilton cast to get to know, and BroadwayWorld is here to help. Get to know the new Chicago company below! (more...)

Alvin Bolton Releases A BOXER'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Alvin Bolton, a devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'A Boxer's Dream': a passionately crafted work that illuminates the struggles and Happiness of life, love, success and destiny. (more...)

Wilco to Release 10th Studio Album SCHMILCO This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The Chicago band Wilco will release their 10th studio album, Schmilco, on Sept. 9, with a special early release for vinyl on Tuesday, Sept. 6 in the US. Schmilco features 12 new songs written by Jeff Tweedy and it is the third release on the band's own dBpm Records. It follows Star Wars, which was released for free and as a surprise in July 2015. (more...)

Announcing THREE New Play Commissions for Artists Rep's Table
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre has extended three play commissions, as part of the company's ambitious new play development program Table|Room|Stage (T|R|S), to Linda Alper, Larissa FastHorse and Andrea Stolowitz. (more...)

Illinois Radio Personality, Bobbie Jean Ashley, Releases CHARLI'S FALL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

NEWTON, Ill., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ WIKK-FM (103.5, The Eagle) personality Bobbie Jean Ashley is no stranger to writing fiction having previously penned the Sabine and the Spirit Box series, but she has really outdone herself with her latest five-star effort Charli's Fall. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR at TheatreWorks this October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with the regional premiere of Tony Award-nominated Outside Mullingar. Written by John Patrick Shanley, the Oscar, Pulitzer, and Tony Award-winning author of Moonstruck and Doubt, this wry romantic comedy tells the tale of two eccentric, lovelorn neighbors split apart by family feuds and rustic fences as they stumble their thorny way toward the brink of Happiness. Set amidst the rustic cottages of rural Ireland, this funny, poetic, and deeply moving Broadway hit asks if it is ever too late to take a chance on love. Outside Mullingar was praised by The New York Times as "Shanley's finest work since Doubt," and will be directed by Robert Kelley. (more...)

GLEE's Jenna Ushkowitz Will Step in for Kimiko Glenn in Broadway's WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress announced today that Jenna Ushkowitz ('Glee') will take over the role of Dawn from July 29 while Kimiko Glenn takes a leave of absence. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Celebrate ONWARD VICTORIA at Feinstein's/54 Below with #34DaysOfVictoriaWoodhull
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

To celebrate the life of Victoria Woodhull and promote ONWARD VICTORIA, the team created a hashtag: #34DaysOfVictoriaWoodhull. The first female Presidential candidate was only 34 when she ran for President in 1872. For 34 days, facts from her remarkable life were shared. BroadwayWorld has exclusive access to all 34 below! (more...)

Woodstock Playhouse to Present PIPPIN this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Extraordinary searches for a place in the world in the musical tale of  'Pippn' which originally made its debut on the Broadway stage in 1972 after its early development with the Carnegie-Mellon University Scotch'n'Soda Theatre Group in 1967 -written by drama student at that time, Stephen Schwartz; and now it comes to the stage of the iconic Woodstock Playhouse featuring the Woodstock Playhouse Summer Theatre Cast 2016, regional company  are widely known for some of the finest performances in our NY & tri-state region. (more...)

Tmesis Theatre Presents New Show HAPPY HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Liverpool based Tmesis Theatre, are getting ready to make UK audiences happy this autumn with the announcement of their brand new show 'Happy Hour'. (more...)

BWW Review: 'DA KINK IN MY HAIR Uplifts Atlanta
by Courtnee Miles - Jul 18, 2016

As I'm conditioning my hair and applying every essential oil known to man on my scalp, I am reflecting on the production I saw yesterday evening. I had the pleasure of seeing 'da Kink in My Hair at the Horizon Theatre in Atlanta. The play was nothing short of amazing. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/16/16- Tony Kushner
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2016

Happy Birthday Tony Kushner! Kushner's best known work is Angels in America, a seven-hour epic about the AIDS epidemic in Reagan-era New York, which was later adapted into a miniseries for which Kushner wrote the screenplay. His other plays include Hydriotaphia, Slavs!: Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness, A Bright Room Called Day, Homebody/Kabul, and the book for the musical Caroline, or Change. His new translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children was performed at the Delacorte Theater in the summer of 2006 starring Meryl Streep and directed by George C. Wolfe. Kushner has also adapted Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan, Corneille's The Illusion, and S. Ansky's play The Dybbuk. (more...)

Lineup Announced for the Launch of THE GREEN CATALYST at American Beauty Bar
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Show Goes On Productions is partnering with Lyrics To Go to launch a new series called THE GREEN CATALYST on July 20th, at American Beauty Bar, 251 W. 30th St., between 7th & 8th Aves. Artists include Lucas Elliot, Takemia Hazel, David Pollack & Daniel Crespo, and Alfonso King.  Doors open at 7pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Which of WAITRESS' Adorable Keane Twins Stars In 'Cooking With Lulu'?
by Michael Dale - Jul 14, 2016

In a musical about pies, it's natural that the young performers have picked up some baking skills. (more...)

Bid To Meet WAITRESS' Jessie Mueller, Support Vocal Ease
by Michael Dale - Jul 14, 2016

Charitybuzz's new online auction offers a chance to meet Jessie Mueller after watching her thrilling performance in WAITRESS. (more...)

Meili Inc. Publicized its First Overseas Live-streaming Show in Times Square, New York
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016


NYMT's PRODIGY Original Cast Recording Set for Release This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Auburn Jam Records and National Youth Music Theatre are excited to be releasing the Original Cast Recording of PRODIGY, the new musical from Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary, commissioned and developed by NYMT for its premiere production at The St James Theatre in August 2015. (more...)

FUN HOME's Judy Kuhn Joins Broadway @ The Art House Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Judy Kuhn is currently starring in the Tony Award winning Broadway musical 'Fun Home,' for which she was nominated for Tony and Drama League Award Nominations and won the Lucille Lortel Award. On July 29 and 30 at 7:00 pm she joins the celebrated Broadway @ The Art House series, with Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Breaking News: Karen Olivo, Alexander Gemignani & Miguel Cervantes Will Lead HAMILTON in Chicago!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

KAREN OLIVO, who electrified audiences with her Tony Award-winning portrayal of Anita in the 2009 Broadway revival of WEST SIDE STORY, returns to the stage as the brilliant and beautiful Angelica Schuyler in the Chicago production of HAMILTON, it has been announced by producer Jeffrey Seller. Joining Ms. Olivo in Chicago are Broadway veterans MIGUEL CERVANTES as Alexander Hamilton, and ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI as King George III. (more...)

VIDEO: WAITRESS' Sara Bareilles 'Over The Moon' About Being Welcomed To Broadway
by Michael Dale - Jul 13, 2016

She participated in community theatre while growing up, but being invited into the Broadway community is something she never dreamed would happen. (more...)

The National Civil Rights Museum Announces 25th Freedom Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Today, the National Civil Rights Museum announced recipients of The Freedom Award, the museum's signature event that honors outstanding individuals for their significant contributions to civil and human rights. This year's honorees are Benjamin Crump, civil rights attorney; Tawakkol Karman, Yemeni human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; The Honorable Damon Jerome Keith, longest serving judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court; Soledad O'Brien, journalist and executive producer; and Bryan Stevenson, attorney and social justice activist. (more...)

Hot Off The Grill: 3 Bar-B-Q Trends To Fire Up The Dog Days Of Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

National Grilling Month marks the mid-point of the summer grilling season, and is the perfect time for backyard cooks to expand their repertoires with hot new Bar-B-Q trends. Barbecue pro Rocky Stubblefield of Austin, Texas-based Stubb's Legendary Bar-B-Q offers easy tips to help grill masters and newbies alike bring these top trends to life. (more...)

3rd Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL to be Held in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce the full line-up for its third annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, featuring 14 new musical productions. Created to showcase and support Chicago's burgeoning field of musical theatre creators, this year's festival will be held August 8 - 28, 2016 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Each production will receive four performances during the Festival. The full schedule (Tuesdays - Sundays) can be found at, with single tickets and festival passes currently on-sale. The press preview, featuring songs from all of the 2016 productions, is Monday, August 8 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Attends Deep Sea Fishing Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Orlando Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Peer Support Group and The Mission Continues Orlando 1st Service Platoon teamed up for a special deep-sea fishing event at Sunrise Marina in Port Canaveral, Florida, where injured veterans experienced firsthand what is possible when exposed to social events that get them out of the house, engaged with their service brothers and sisters, and committed to their healthy transition to civilian life. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

FREMONT, Calif., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ 'My Wedding with Truth' by 'NidhiKaur', is a transcendental book that will reveal your true divine essence in a way you have never fathomed before. A book of faith and unconditional love that you must carry with you for heavenly guidance all the time. This magnificent collection of poetry and prose will make its home in your soul till eternity. It is a miracle that awaits to show up in your life, a door that wants to bring in light, and a love that wants to last forever. (more...)

BWW Review: Pulitzer Prize Winner THE FLICK Gets First Rate Hyde Park Production
by Frank Benge - Jul 11, 2016

THE FLICK is the 2014 Pulitzer Prize winning play by Annie Baker that also won the 2013 Obie Award for Playwriting. Set in a run down old movie palace called The Flick, the action of the play concerns three low wage ushers: newbie Avery (Delante G. Keys), veteran Sam (Shanon Weaver) and film projectionist Rose, (Katie Kohler), who are responsible for the tedious labor that keeps the place running, from cleaning up spilled drinks from the floors to taking tickets. The show is a comedy of the mundane - the everyday annoyances and frustrations of the workplace. (more...)

BWW Weighs In: The ROI: JOY Experiment by Amanda 'Wheelz' Wheeler of MARK FISHER FITNESS
by Mark Fisher Fitness - Jul 11, 2016

During the month of June, I conducted a little experiment with one hundred of my friends and acquaintances to see what would happen if we invested a very small amount of time in our own personal joy every single day. (more...)

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