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PHOTO: First Look - Reba McEntire Guests on Summer Finale of ABC Family's BABY DADDYPHOTO: First Look - Reba McEntire Guests on Summer Finale of ABC Family's BABY DADDY
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Reba McEntire ('Reba') guest stars on the Summer Finale episode of ABC Family's BABY DADDY. (more...)

The Maccabees Release MARKS TO PROVE IT TodayThe Maccabees Release MARKS TO PROVE IT Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Today, The Maccabees released their fourth full-length album 'Marks To Prove It' via Communion Records. (more...)

Sara Bareilles Talks WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL & 'Finding My Voice'Sara Bareilles Talks WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL & 'Finding My Voice'
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2015

The songwriter opens up about WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL! (more...)

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Hits 54 Below, 9/2YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Hits 54 Below, 9/2
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2015

A school favorite comes to 54 Below! (more...)

Avan Lava Announce New Tour, Releases New RemixesAvan Lava Announce New Tour, Releases New Remixes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Today, AVAN LAVA announce a new US tour that will start at Palm Spring's Splash festival and go through Texas, back to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Kansas City and end in Chicago. (more...)

John Dahlback Releases New Single 'Raven' Today!John Dahlback Releases New Single 'Raven' Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Swedish electronic dance music producer, John Dahlbäck, is an artist to the core. On July 31st, 2015, he releases “Raven” (Armada Music), the first single from his upcoming full-length studio album. The album will be released on Armada Music. (more...)

Cast Set for FIRST LOOK Next Month at Steppenwolf's Upstairs TheatreCast Set for FIRST LOOK Next Month at Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces casting for First Look 2015, a program dedicated to new play development, August 11 - 16, 2015 in the Upstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). First Look 2015 features six staged readings, providing an early look at works-in-progress from some of the most dynamic playwrights in the field. The mission of First Look is to develop new plays for future production at Steppenwolf and other theaters across the country. (more...)

Russell Simmons Signs Production & Development Deal with HBORussell Simmons Signs Production & Development Deal with HBO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

HBO has made an overall first-look deal for premium television with visionary multi-platform producer Russell Simmons' new media company All Def Digital (ADD). Under the terms of the agreement, the Def Jam Records co-founder and his team will create and develop a wide range of television projects for HBO. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WEDDING SINGER Brings Nostalgic Fun to CLOBWW Reviews: THE WEDDING SINGER Brings Nostalgic Fun to CLO
by Greg Kerestan - Jul 30, 2015

Get out your parachute pants and jelly bracelets- we're going back to a happier, crappier era. (more...)

NewFilmmakers NY to Screen PEANUT GALLERY and More, 8/10NewFilmmakers NY to Screen PEANUT GALLERY and More, 8/10
by Movies News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

On Wednesday. August 5th, NewFilmmakers screens a Special Program with a Talk on Film Censorship in India followed by Q&A with 'Unfreedom' Director, a Short Film Program and the new Feature THE RUNAWAY. (more...)

BWW Recap: Taking it Higher and Higher, WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMERBWW Recap: Taking it Higher and Higher, WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER
by Jennifer McHugh - Jul 30, 2015

The year was 2001 in the small town of Waterville, Maine. It was the last day of camp at Camp Firewood. Despite the campers Happiness and well, safety, the counselors were determined to have a great night even if an object falling from space threatened to doom them all. (more...)

Photo Flash: It's Tech Week! Go Behind the Scenes of  WAITRESS at the A.R.T.Photo Flash: It's Tech Week! Go Behind the Scenes of WAITRESS at the A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus will present the world premiere musical Waitress. Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shellythe new musical has a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, direction by Diane Paulus, and choreography by Chase Brock. Below, check out photos of the cast in tech rehearsals, as featured on the A.R.T.'s official Facebook page! (more...)

Video: Go Inside Rehearsals for WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL with Jessie Mueller, Sara Bareilles & More!Video: Go Inside Rehearsals for WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL with Jessie Mueller, Sara Bareilles & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Just in!  Take a look inside WAITRESS rehearsals here just posted on American Repertory Theater's Facebook page! (more...)

New Plays from Chicago, Baltimore, Norway, Paris & NC Set for The Tank's 2015-16 'Flint & Tinder' SeriesNew Plays from Chicago, Baltimore, Norway, Paris & NC Set for The Tank's 2015-16 'Flint & Tinder' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The Tank - a midtown theater company dedicated to developing and presenting new works for the stage by emerging artists, announces its 2015 - 2016 Flint & Tinder series, which includes five new plays from Chicago, Baltimore, Norway, Paris and North Carolina. (more...)

OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Announces Fall Premiere DatesOPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Announces Fall Premiere Dates
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the network's fall premiere schedule, which includes the seven-night landmark television event “Belief” (Oct. 18-24) plus all-new episodes and seasons of returning favorites beginning this September. (more...)

The Happiness Project Set for Roundhouse Studio Theatre in NovemberThe Happiness Project Set for Roundhouse Studio Theatre in November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

THE Happiness PROJECT is a brand new production that explores our understanding of Happiness and well-being. It brings together a company of young artists aged 12-19 and six scientists and academics to create a piece of contemporary theatre. The performances will take place at the Roundhouse, 3rd - 14th November 2015, following a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy to Present Two Takes on Shakespeare's 'MUCH ADO'Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy to Present Two Takes on Shakespeare's 'MUCH ADO'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy is delighted to present Much Ado About Nothing and A Great Big Deal Over Nothing at the historic Bangor Opera House, August 14-16. 'We're excited to produce one of Shakespeare's comedic classics,' said Director of Education Amy Roeder. 'To add to the fun, we're also producing a modern retelling of the story for our younger actors and audience members, A Great Big Deal Over Nothing!' (more...)

Free Dance at Socrates Sculpture Park to be Held in AugustFree Dance at Socrates Sculpture Park to be Held in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

 Norte Maar, a committed international think-tank dedicated to the creation, promotion, and presentation of collaborations in the disciplines of the visual, literary, and the performing arts, presents the Dance at Socrates choreographic and performance residency, August 3- 27. In it's third season, and in collaboration with Socrates Sculpture Park, this summer dance series brings New York-based choreographers and their dancers to the East River waterfront to develop a site-specific dance on a newly constructed stage within the park. This year's choreographers include Randy James (10 Hairy Legs Projects), Edisa Weeks (DELIRIOUS Dances), Christopher Rudd (RudduR Dance), Gierre Godley (Project 44), Laura Gemitti and Katharine Morales (L & K Dance), Meagan Woods, Julia K. Gleich (Gleich Dances), BOOMERANG, and Brynt Beitman. (more...)

Betsy Wolfe & Matt Bittner to Lead World Premiere of New Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE at La Jolla Playhouse, Opening Tonight!Betsy Wolfe & Matt Bittner to Lead World Premiere of New Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE at La Jolla Playhouse, Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse opens its world premiere of Up Here, a new musical comedy featuring book, music and lyrics by the husband-and-wife composing team of Robert Lopez (The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (In Transit), recipients of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Original Song for their hit song, 'Let It Go,' from the Disney animated film Frozen. Up Here is directed by Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Broadway's Rocky, Off-Broadway's Here Lies Love, Playhouse's Peter and the Starcatcher) and will run July 28 - September 6 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. Up Here is being presented by special arrangement with Scott Sanders Theatrical Productions, along with Victor Alvarez, Warner/Chappell Music, Sally Horchow International Productions, Caiola Productions, Dominion Pictures. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NYMF's SINGLE WIDE is Heartwarming Despite Unintentional CampBWW Reviews: NYMF's SINGLE WIDE is Heartwarming Despite Unintentional Camp
by David Clarke - Jul 28, 2015

My favorite thing about attending NYMF is the fact that I truly never know what to expect from the works I see there. Walking into SINGLE WIDE, I was expecting a completely irreverent musical soiree along the lines of David Nehls and Betsy Kelso's THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL. Instead, I was treated to a nearly complete project with a heartwarming story that was as wholesome as it was entertaining. (more...)

BWW Recap: Patti Murin and her Fancy Friends Celebrate THE BACHELORETTE FinaleBWW Recap: Patti Murin and her Fancy Friends Celebrate THE BACHELORETTE Finale
by Patti Murin - Jul 28, 2015

Good morning, all you stalwart Bachelorette fans! We've made it to the end of yet another season, and I believe I've consumed roughly 350 gallons of rose along the way. Last night's finale gathering was slightly epic, so excuse my tardiness with this recap. I viewed the Final Rose Ceremony with a host of Broadway and TV favorites, including Andrew Rannells, Mike Doyle, Nikki James, Zuzanna Szadkowski and Colin Donnell, as well as some non-actor friends who are willing to put up with my obsession and still come over to hang out. (more...)

Taimak to Release THE LAST DRAGONTaimak to Release THE LAST DRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Incorgnito Publishing Press (publisher of The Chronicles of Ara series) has just signed martial artist and cult film legend Taimak to present his autobiography, Taimak, The Last Dragon. The book, launching in March of 2016, is an intimate look at the life and career of Taimak as he faced the challenges of racism, child abuse, a broken home life and low self-worth. It is a story of triumph over circumstance and how, through martial arts and self-determination, one young man rose above the fray to become one of the shining lights of today; a man who has found 'the glow.' (more...)

Original AMAZING ADVENTURES OF HARVEY AND THE PRINCESS Cast Recording Out 9/18Original AMAZING ADVENTURES OF HARVEY AND THE PRINCESS Cast Recording Out 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Best selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner is proud to announce that her label, Two Tomatoes Records, will release the original cast recording of the smash children's musical, The Amazing Adventures of Harvey and the Princess, on September 18. (more...)

Stratasys Collaborates with the VA's Innovation Creation Series EventStratasys Collaborates with the VA's Innovation Creation Series Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

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Nashville Theater Calendar 7/27/15Nashville Theater Calendar 7/27/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 27, 2015

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Showtime Cancels Low-Rated Comedy HAPPYISH After One SeasonShowtime Cancels Low-Rated Comedy HAPPYISH After One Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Showtime has cancelled its low-rated comedy HAPPYISH following one season. (more...)

New Poetry Collection by Mason Adams Imparts Spiritual LessonsNew Poetry Collection by Mason Adams Imparts Spiritual Lessons
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

Author Mason Adams compiles the spiritual lessons he's learned and transforms them into poetry and prose in his new collection, 'A Message from the Soul' (published by Balboa Press). (more...)

George Street Playhouse Appoints Actor/Director Michael Mastro Resident Artistic DirectorGeorge Street Playhouse Appoints Actor/Director Michael Mastro Resident Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

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BikerKiss.com Publishes the Best Biker Dating AppBikerKiss.com Publishes the Best Biker Dating App
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

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Photo Flash: First Look at HSF2015, Running 7/31-8/9Photo Flash: First Look at HSF2015, Running 7/31-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Shakespeare has become as much a part of summertime in Houston as baseball and backyard barbecues. Produced by the University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance, the Houston Shakespeare Festival (HSF) has brought the Bard to Bayou City residents for four decades. (more...)

Helen Wicker Shares THE WISDOM OF LIFEHelen Wicker Shares THE WISDOM OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

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Jessie Mueller Talks WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL & Real-Life Job ApplicationsJessie Mueller Talks WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL & Real-Life Job Applications
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 23, 2015

The leading lady talks all about WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL! (more...)

1812 Productions to Present THE SHOPLIFTERS1812 Productions to Present THE SHOPLIFTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

1812 Productions is pleased to begin its 2015-2016 season with Morris Panych's newest comedy, The Shoplifters. The Shoplifters premiered at Arena Stage in 2014. This Philadelphia premiere will be produced as part of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. (more...)

Broadway Next? WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL Bookwriter Talks A.R.T. Premiere & Future PlansBroadway Next? WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL Bookwriter Talks A.R.T. Premiere & Future Plans
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 22, 2015

Could WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL be heading for Broadway next? (more...)

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Board President, MembersAnn Arbor Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Board President, Members
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce its new Board members, Sarah Baumgartner, Cristian Dersidan, and Tejal Patel. The Board's newly elected President is Ann T. Hollenbeck attorney with Honigman. Rick D. Hendricks, CPA with Rehmann was elected First Vice President; Steven C. Pierce of Pierce Financial elected Secretary; and Richard D. Hendricks, Treasurer. Bob Gates of Domino's Pizza is the Immediate Past President. (more...)

SOUND OFF Special Edition: Top 10 Favorite Things About THE SOUND OF MUSICSOUND OFF Special Edition: Top 10 Favorite Things About THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 22, 2015

Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC is one of the most oft-produced and popular musicals of all time and this week has welcomed both spectacular news and saddening news regarding the past, present and future of the beloved family-friendly musical. Iconic original leading man Theodore Bikel passed away at the age of 91 earlier this week, forever closing the book on the first man to ever sing 'Edelweiss', one of the score's most beloved gems, not to mention portray Captain Von Trapp in the original Broadway production. Yet, on the horizon looms a brand new national tour of the tuner set to star a brand new discovery named Kerstin Anderson in the role of Maria Von Trapp alongside a fresh-faced cast including Ben Davis, Ashley Brown, Merwin Foard, Dan Tracy and more, all under the direction of Jack O'Brien. Considering the legendary legacy of the beloved title, now is an ideal time to list ten of my personal favorite things pertaining to the rich history of the musical on stages and screens both large and small. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Ryan J-W Smith and his Fringe Favorite, LOVE LABOURS WONBWW Interviews: Ryan J-W Smith and his Fringe Favorite, LOVE LABOURS WON
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 22, 2015

Shakespeare was a clear favorite this year at the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival. Among the award-winning productions was Ryan J. Smith's LOVE LABOURS WON, which received two fringe awards: The International Award and an Encore Producers' Award. Back by popular demand, the show has extended through August 6th and will play Thursday nights at 8pm in the Dorie Theatre. Is it a sequel to Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost like the title might imply? I asked Ryan to tell us about the play, which sounds delightful. (more...)

NYU Skirball Sets 2015-16 SeasonNYU Skirball Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

The 2015-16 season at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts features a wide array of acclaimed dance companies and contemporary circus performances, showcasing and supporting diverse and eclectic talent from across the country around the world. (more...)

FXX Announces Season Premiere Dates for THE LEAGUE & YOU'RE THE WORSTFXX Announces Season Premiere Dates for THE LEAGUE & YOU'RE THE WORST
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

FXX is the destination for comedy this fall with the seventh and final season of its hit comedy series The League and the second season of the acclaimed comedy You're The Worst, (more...)

SOARING: LIVING EMPOWERED AND JOYFUL is ReleasedSOARING: LIVING EMPOWERED AND JOYFUL is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

CARLSBAD, Calif. (PRWEB) July 21, 2015 (more...)

ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

New York City, NY (FOR RELEASE 7.20.15) --- Hailed recently by The New York Times as “ingenious,” New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

Lisa Loeb, Maya Rudolph & Molly Shannon Guest on New Album 'Simpatico'Lisa Loeb, Maya Rudolph & Molly Shannon Guest on New Album 'Simpatico'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Maya Rudolph, Molly Shannon, Lisa Loeb, Colin Hay, Glen Phillips, Chris Ballew, Jeremy Toback, and an assortment of other musical friends are featured on a new album Simpatico, by  Renee & Friends, a  project by Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Renee Stahl and producer Rich Jacques. This crossover album is available on August 28, 2015 (One Melody Records, $13.98 CD, $9.99 digital). (more...)

Michelle and Clifton Cottom to Launch ASIA'S NEW WINGSMichelle and Clifton Cottom to Launch ASIA'S NEW WINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

(PRWEB) July 21, 2015 (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 7/20/15Nashville Theater Calendar 7/20/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 21, 2015

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

New Guide Shares How To Maximize Your SuccessNew Guide Shares How To Maximize Your Success
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Why do some people walk into a room and instantly the whole crowd turns and follows that person with their eyes? Why do only a few leave a lasting impression while others go unnoticed? What makes the difference? The answer is the 'It Factor'. (more...)

Four World Premieres Among MET's 2015 Summer LineupFour World Premieres Among MET's 2015 Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) has an eclectic and exciting summer planned that features no less than four world premiere productions including hilarious improv shows, original sketch comedies, true tales told though the art of puppetry, award winning drama, and a community collaboration. (more...)

ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present NOBODY'S GIRL, 8/20-9/20NJ Rep to Present NOBODY'S GIRL, 8/20-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to announce the U.S. Premiere of Nobody's Girl by Australian Playwright Rick Viede.  (more...)

BWW Review: Could THE PORCINI TEST Be The Best Way to Define Your Relationship?BWW Review: Could THE PORCINI TEST Be The Best Way to Define Your Relationship?
by Shari Barrett - Aug 2, 2015

In our modern dating world, there is no real way to know when a relationship has the potential to last longer than a one night stand. In THE PORCINI TEST, a contemporary play written and directed by Laureen Vonnegut, three long-time friends with hidden truths and concealed weapons banter back and forth over drinks about the merits of men, many of whom they have shared, finally deciding the best way to sift through them is to give each the Porcini test, basically asking if they know how to correctly pronounce the Italian fungi properly. If so, you're in. If not, so long! (more...)

Auditorium of Muzium Negara to Hold Special Musical DVD Screening of LOVING THE SILENT TEARSAuditorium of Muzium Negara to Hold Special Musical DVD Screening of LOVING THE SILENT TEARS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2015

A spectacular Broadway-style musical titled Loving the Silent Tears will be screened for the public on 9th August 2015 (Sunday) at the Auditorium of Muzium Negara Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (more...)

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