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BWW News: A Look at the State of the Theatre in DC with Jane Horwitz, Nelson Pressley and Celia Wren
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 9, 2017

For theatre lovers in our area, we always look forward to what our theatre companies have in store for us in their upcoming seasons. We look to see if there are any trends that stand out to us as audience members. We also see growth in many companies with each new season of shows. Anyone that's been following DC theatre for a while will notice how things have changed in the last twenty or thirty years. One of the biggest examples of this would be the clean up and revitalization of 14th Street, which had direct implications for Studio Theatre and Source. (more...)

Celebrate National Hug Day with DreamWorks Animation's TROLLS
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Just in time for National Hug Day on Saturday, January 21st, and the Digital HD release of Trolls on January 24th, a special DreamWorks TROLLS Hug Time sticker pack (6) will be made available for free for a limited time starting today. (more...)

Kav Verhouzer 'Shot My Love Down' ft. Modd Out Now Via Epic Amsterdam
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Following the release of his wildly successful summer hit, 'Get What You Came For', Dutch DJ and producer Kav Verhouzer is back with another sensational creation, 'Shot My Love Down' Ft. Modd – out now via Epic Amsterdam [Sony Music]. (more...)

U.S. Interest in Canadian Real Estate Surges Following U.S. Presidential Election
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017


Wendy MacLeod's WOMEN IN JEOPARDY! to Play Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Women in Jeopardy! by Wendy MacLeod, a comedy reviewers have described as 'Thelma and Louise meets The First Wives Club,' running February 10 - February 25, 2017. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

In her business career, Ana Weber has achieved success by helping businesses grow their revenue. While it has taken her many years to gather this knowledge, Weber wants others to be accomplished more easily. She shares tips and insights in her new book, 'Companion Workbook Passion - Spirit - Purpose' (published by Balboa Press). (more...)

Mark Toland, Mind Reader to Appear at NY Frigid Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Frigid New York presents Mark Toland's one-man show "Mind Reader" onstage during their 11th annual festival in New York City. The festival runs from February 13th to March 5th, 2017. (more...)

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The brilliant theatricality of Kneehigh, the innovative United Kingdom-based theater company, will be on display at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts once again when 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips has its Los Angeles premiere.  Based on the beloved book by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, 946 explores everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings in this tender musical tale of love and war. Adapted by Morpurgo and Emma Rice, who also directs, 946 is a Kneehigh production presented in association with Birmingham Repertory and Berkeley Repertory Theatres. Performances begin February 9 with the opening on February 10. (more...)

Highland Park Players Presents A FAIRY TALE ADVENTURE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Highland Park Players Theater for Young Audiences presents its newest production of A Fairy Tale Adventure at Edgewood Auditorium, 929 Edgewood Road, Highland Park, on Saturdays and Sundays, February 11, 12, 18, and 19, at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. (more...)

Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2017 Edgar Award Nominations; Gala to Take Place in NYC, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Mystery Writers of America celebrates the 208th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe by announcing the Nominees for the 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2016. The Edgar Awards will be presented to the winners at the 71st Gala Banquet, April 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City. (more...)

Daniel Taddeo Announces I BELIEVE...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Daniel Taddeo, a prior education teacher/counselor for thirty-three years, father, grandfather, devoted writer and published author, has completed his new book 'I Believe...': a passionately crafted work that portrays the limitless possibilities and willpower of one's soul and inner-Happiness. (more...)

Sarah Rudinoff to Star in Lisa Kron's WELL at Seattle Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Why is it that some people stay sick while others become well? And how do we find the road to recovery? These questions are explored in the acclaimed comedy Well, coming to Seattle Repertory Theatre February 10 - March 5, 2017 (opening night is February 15, 2017) in the Bagley Wright Theatre. (more...)

'A Tree Called Oscar' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

This story is about a tree called Oscar. From infancy to maturity, Oscar's progression shows the importance of nurturing parents and friends and learning to adapt to life's difficulties. 'A Tree Called Oscar' (published by LifeRich Publishing) teaches young readers to compromise for the sake of each other's Happiness. (more...)

Tmesis Theatre's HAPPY HOUR to Fill Cheshire with Humour, Music and Happiness
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Following a successful opening run in Autumn 2016, the brand-new show from Liverpool based Physical Theatre company Tmesis Theatre continues on the road and heads to two venues in Cheshire. (more...)

Casting Announced for the Midwest Premiere AMERICAN HWANGAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Halcyon Theatre and A-Squared Theatre are proud to announce casting for the Midwest Premiere of Lloyd Suh's American Hwangap-led by Jeff Award-winner Joseph Anthony Foronda. Helen Young is set to direct the co-production that runsFebruary 24 through April 1 at Halcyon Theatre located in residence at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3253 W. Wilson Avenue, on Chicago's north side.   (more...)

Now... More Than Ever... Let's Meditate
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017


New York Premiere of FISH MEN to Begin at INTAR Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

INTAR has announced that the 2016-'17 Season will continue with the New York premiere of FISH MEN by Candido Tirado. (more...)

International Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

2016 Bessie Award-winning choreographer Joya Powell brings her Movement of the People Dance company to the premiere International Human Rights Art Festival, New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind. (more...)

2017 Kleban Prize Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Kleban Foundation is pleased to announce that the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Daniel Zaitchik and the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Lisa Kron. The 2017 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 6, 2017, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP.   (more...)

Lea Anderson Sings Whitney Houston: A Five-Year Anniversary Tribute Show at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Whitney Houston was the voice of a generation.  Her countless hit singles will live forever in the songbook of our world.  I Believe In You And Me, I'm Every Woman, I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me), I Have Nothing…the list goes on and on.  On the five-year anniversary of her tragic (and all too early) passing from this earth, New York based R&B singer Lea Anderson is gathering her band and special guest singers to pay tribute to one of the greatest voices pop music has ever known.  (more...)

'GREAT COMET' Cast to Perform Original Music, Covers at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Here's to Happiness, freedom, and life! (more...)

John Thompson Releases NO BACKING DOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

John Thompson was only a boy when a car stuck him, leaving him a quadriplegic. Despite the paralysis of both arms and legs, Thompson used his personal setbacks as motivation to drive forward and create a fulfilling life for himself. He now looks to inspire others to do the same with his book 'No Backing Down.' (more...)

Lisa Kron and Daniel Zaitchik Will Receive 2017 Kleban Prizes
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

According to the New York Times, the Kleban Foundation has just announced that the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Daniel Zaitchik and the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Tony winner Lisa Kron (Fun Home). (more...)

PLEASE DON'T GO Theatre For the New City Event to Bid Farewell to Obama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

'PLEASE DON'T GO'  A Fond Farewell to a Gentleman President  and Conscious Citizen Networking Event. Wednesday, January 18th 7pm till 11pm.  $5 donation to cover event costs (At the Door Only) (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Unveils 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company presents a 2017/2018 season that defies conventions on what opera can be and cements the art form's enduring relevance as a reflection of timeless human relations and universal themes. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Premiere at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present the world premiere of Napoli, Brooklyn by Meghan Kennedy, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

BET Networks Bids Farewell to Obamas with Special Tributes Throughout the Month
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On November 4, 2008, the nation elected its first African-American president; an historic first celebrated around the world. During his two terms in office, on the world stage, Barack Obama worked to fulfill the promise so many of his supporters saw in him. (more...)

Artists to Kick Off Performances in Washington, DC for Weekend of Protest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On Saturday, January 21, in protest of the presidential inauguration and incoming administration, luminaries of the music and art world will gather at The Anti-Ball, a Women's March after-party at the Black Cat in Washington, DC (more...)

Ring in the Year of the Rooster with Dances, Culinary Specialties and More at MGM Resorts International
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

MGM Resorts International is celebrating Lunar New Year 2017, the Year of the Rooster, with a line-up of festive entertainment, vibrant displays and authentic cuisine. (more...)

'MARGARITAVILLE', THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS and More on Tap for Broadway in New Orleans' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2017 - 2018 season was announced today. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, the new season will play at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown New Orleans beginning fall 2017. (more...)

Olympic Coach Releases Success Book That Offers Great Life Lessons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Life for Ram Nayyar did not start out with anyone who knew him declaring him a candidate for success in life. Ram grew up in Canada and was the only student at his school who was a Sikh of Indian heritage. His darker skin and long hair made him an easy target for bullies. Fortunately, 'Coach Ram' as he is called, found a path that led to success as an Olympic Badminton coach for the Canadian National Team and as a life coach for people who need help believing in themselves and in their ability to reach their own goals. The lessons and life coaching he shares with his team and others is now available in a new book he wrote entitled, 'The Sport of Life: Reaching True Happiness & Success'. Coach Ram's book can be found at In it Coach Ram describes how the influence of a teacher and a random ankle injury sent him down the path he is on now, which is to the benefit of anyone who reads it. (more...)

BWW Review: CABARET at Broward Center For The Performing Arts
by Roger Martin - Jan 13, 2017

The staging is, well, brilliant. Scene changes are seamless, the lighting paints every picture... (more...)

by Gary Naylor - Jan 13, 2017

Gary Naylor sees La La Land, a film that hits you as hard in the heart as it does in the head. He doubts if he'll see a better movie in 2017. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch 'Rabbi' Patti LuPone Perform on Tonight's CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 13, 2017

BWW has a sneak peek at the stars in their klezmer-themed musical number “Remember That We Suffered.'  (more...)

'Qwantify' Research Study by Northeastern University Seeks Thousands of Public Participants
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017


Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents TOP GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) begins 2017 with a timeless 80's classic. From its highly entertaining and dramatic opening, Churchill's female-centered play "Top Girls" examines what it means to be a woman in a male-driven world, and looks at the sacrifices women have to make in order to gain Happiness and fulfillment. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Awards Winners Announced - Prairie Repertory Theatre's HAIRSPRAY Big Winner!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 12, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Sioux Falls winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

YOUZU Interactive Listed Among BrandZ Top 30 Chinese Global Brand Builders
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017


Turtle Song Returns to London with a New Hackney Location
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Turtle Song is a free, weekly workshop for people with Alzheimer's and all forms of dementia together with their carers, companions and siblings - using music, song writing, singing and movement to provide creative, mental and social stimulation. (more...)

Living Legend Ken Dodd Shares A Little Happiness With Warrington
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

???????The nation's favourite comedian Ken Dodd, recently made Sir Ken Dodd, is bringing his Happiness Show to Warrington later this month. (more...)

Celebration Theatre and JohnMichael Beck Present DIE, MOMMY, DIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Celebration Theatre and JohnMichael Beck present the second show in its 2016-2017 season, under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, Drew Droege starring in DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! by Charles Busch and directed by Ryan Bergmann.  DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! will begin previews on Friday, February 10 at 8pm; will open on Friday, February 17 at 8pm and perform throughSunday, March 26 at Celebration Theatre @ the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Bring Home Happy with DreamWorks TROLLS, Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

DreamWorks TROLLS, the fresh, music-filled adventure packed with humor and heart dances onto Digital HD on Jan. 24 and Blu-ray and DVD on Feb. 7 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. (more...)

'The Wounded Healer' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Part memoir, part self-help book, 'The Wounded Healer: Find Your Health. Discover Your Clarity. Live Your Purpose.' (published by Balboa Press AU) chronicles the story of one man's journey from the depths of despair to self-discovery. Dr. Jason Mallia shares his personal experience to help others learn how to find health, clarity and purpose. (more...)

by Austin McLellan - Jan 10, 2017

Adam Seidel's new play OTHER PEOPLE'S Happiness premiered this weekend at TheatreWorks, and runs through Jan 29. Under the direction of Leah Bray Nichols, this play won the 2015-16 NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting Competition. (more...)

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance Presents Chicago Premiere of LAST WORK, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of Last Work performed by one of the foremost contemporary dance companies in the world, Batsheva Dance Company on January 27 & 28 at 7:30 PM. Rapier-like one moment, slow and methodical the next, the otherworldly performers of Batsheva Dance Company exemplify the pioneering genius of Artistic Director and Choreographer Ohad Naharin. Batsheva dancers work in the innovative movement language Gaga, created by Naharin, which is informed by a heightened knowledge and self-awareness of the body. In Last Work, Naharin offers an open-ended meditation on the humanism inherent in the body's motion, veering explosively between the political and the excruciatingly personal. (more...)

Sara Bareilles Working on New Record, Eyeing Starring Role in WAITRESS?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In an interview with Laura Heywood (aka BroadwayGirlNYC), Waitress composer/lyricist Sara Bareilles revealed she is hard at work on a new album. Not only that, but the singer-songwriter would love to star as 'Jenna' in her Broadway musical. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017


Palestinian Playwrights to Take the Spotlight at Kennedy Center in Sundance Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

This spring, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will embark on a new collaboration with Sundance Institute to present a series of theater pieces in the Terrace Gallery from Institute alumni artists representing Palestine. (more...)

Windham Theatre Guild Hosts First Annual Vendor Fair
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

???????Love to shop with specialty home-based companies?  Well now you can find many of the best all in one place.  Come to the Windham Theatre Guild's 1st Annual Vendor Fair on Sunday, January 22nd from 11am-3pm at the Burton Leavitt Theatre, 779 Main Street, Willimantic.  (more...)

Phoenix Theatre Presents THE LAST ROMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

On an ordinary day, Ralph, a widower takes a different path on his daily walk, a path that leads him to a second chance at love and relying on his boyish charm he attempts to woo the distant Carol. (more...)

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