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MIX at SIX Returning to Harris Theater for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

The Harris Theater, today, announced the return of the beloved new MIX at SIX series for 2016-17. MIX at SIX offers some of the theater's most provocative and innovative work, at a time of day that makes it one of the most accessible and engaging performance series yet. This series is the Harris' first ever happy hour performance series featuring four after work performances throughout the season. Beginning at 6PM, these performances see renowned artists from around the world performing fast-paced, one-hour performances after work. Enjoy signature cocktails from Harris Theater and food from Chicago's most in demand food trucks, available for purchase on Lower Randolph outside the lobbies. By purchasing a subscription, you can enjoy all four performances for $30. Purchase your subscription HERE today. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Harriet Dyer
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 29, 2016

BWW speaks to comedian Harriet Dyer about the two shows she is bringing to this year's Edinburgh Fringe. (more...)

VIDEO: Matt Bogart, Lianne Marie Dobbs and Michael McCormick Perform Selections From HIMSELF AND NORA
by Michael Dale - Jun 29, 2016

He's played rocker types on Broadway but now Matt Bogart plays a literary bad boy. (more...)

American Tap Dance Foundation to Host Fred and Adele Astaire Awards Next Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF), Tony Waag, Executive Director, has announced ATDF has been selected to administer the prestigious Fred and Adele Astaire Awards beginning with the 2016/2017 Broadway season. (more...)

Capathia Jenkins Set for Trent Armand Kendall's Broadway Download on 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2016

Capathia Jenkins is a Brooklyn-born actress who most recently starred as 'Medda' in the hit Disney production of Newsies' on Broadway. She made her debut in The Civil War, where she created the role of Harriet Jackson. She starred in the Off-Broadway 2000 revival of Godspell, where she wowed audiences with her stirring rendition of 'Turn Back, O Man'. She returned to Broadway in The Look of Love and was critically acclaimed for her performances of the Bacharach/David hits. Ms. Jenkins then created the roles of 'The Washing Machine' in Caroline, Or Change and 'Frieda May' in Martin Short-Fame becomes me where she sang 'Stop the Show' and brought the house down every night. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/25-6/26/2016
by - Jun 26, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 26, 2016 - Sunday, June 26, 2016. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Alan Menken, Tour de Force III and More to Mark Segerstrom Center's 30th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with an array of performances that represent the range of music, dance and theater that have been seen and heard on its stages since opening night of September 29, 1986. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL National Tour Coming to The Smith Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing are thrilled to announce that the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway sensation BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer-songwriter, will make its Las Vegas premiere at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts for two weeks, Sept. 20 - Oct. 2, 2016. (more...)

They Can't Take That Away... AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Sets Broadway Closing; Looks Ahead to U.S. Tour, London
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Just announced, the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris will close on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Since the first performance at Broadway's Palace Theatre on March 13, 2015, An American in Paris will have played 719 regular performances and 29 previews. (more...)

The Marlowe Studio Sets July Schedule of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

SHERLOCK Holmes and Scandi crime feature at The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury, next month (July). (more...)

Cast of WGN America's UNDERGROUND Headed to 2016 Essence Festival
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

The celebrated stars and director of WGN America's Underground Railroad thriller 'Underground,' one of the most highly acclaimed television series of the year, will take center stage at the 2016 Essence Festival, the nation's premier showcase for African American music and culture. Aldis Hodge (Noah), Alano Miller (Cato), and Amirah Vann (Ernestine), with noted director and executive producer Anthony Hemingway, will discuss the phenomenon the record-breaking series 'Underground' has become, during a not-to-be missed panel discussion at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center ?on Friday, July 1 from 12:15 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. Following the main stage experience, lucky 'Underground' fans will be able to meet the cast and director during an exclusive Fan Zone event. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael McCormick Talks HIMSELF AND NORA
by David Clarke - Jun 22, 2016

In July 2012, HIMSELF AND NORA premiered at the New York Musical Theater Festival. In 2014, Jay Records released HIMSELF AND NORA (Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording). Following the steamy romance between James Joyce and his muse, Nora, the musical has returned to New York in a lush Off-Broadway production at the Minetta Lane Theatre. Recently, I sat down with Michael McCormick, who plays John Joyce, Ezra Pound, and others, to chat about the show. (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse to Open 2016-17 Season with World Premiere of Taylor Mac's A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

St. Ann's Warehouse, having just concluded an immensely successful inaugural season in its "stunning" (New York Magazine), "gorgeous" (The New Yorker) new theater on the Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront, kicks off its 2016-17 season with a highly anticipated event five years in the making: the World Premiere of Taylor Mac's A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. The "staggering magnum opus" (The New York Times) performance art concert is Mac's subjective history of the United States, told through songs that were popular throughout the country, and in its disparate communities, from 1776 to the present day. From September 15 through October 8, Mac, a 24-piece orchestra and a vast group of special guests will perform this massive spectacle in two ways: as a series of concerts covering three decades each, and in a one-time-only, non-stop, 24-hour marathon performance. (more...)

SWEET CHARITY, THE WHO'S TOMMY & More Set for Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company will present six productions in the 2016-2017 season, ranging from revamped classic works of theatre to popular, contemporary, Tony Award-winning musicals. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL Coming to San Diego's Civic Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its San Diego premiere at The Civic Theatre for 1 week, August 2-7. To purchase tickets, visit broadwaysd.com or call 619-570-1100. (more...)

THE KNICK: The Complete Second Season Available on Blu-ray & DVD This August
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The groundbreaking, highly acclaimed drama series from Cinemax returns on August 2,2016 when The Knick: The Complete Second Season comes to Blu-ray with Digital HD and DVD with Digital HD (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere Production of TOM at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2016

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum presents TOM, a world premiere stage adaptation of Harriet Beecher Stowe's 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' that offers a new look at the power of Stowe's most famous novel and at the true grit of its title character. Written by artistic director Ellen Geer and featuring folk music of the period, TOM joins the repertory season at Theatricum's spectacular outdoor amphitheatre in Topanga on June 18. BroadwayWorld has an inside look at the production - scroll down for photos! (more...)

SUNNY AFTERNOON to Conclude West End Run This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

The multi-Olivier award-winning hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON will conclude its London run at the end of its current booking period on 29 October this year, after more than two years in the West End. (more...)

Today Officially Named 'BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Day' in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

The Carole King Musical celebrated 1,000 performances on Broadway today, becoming the longest running show to play at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (formally known as the Henry Miller Theatre). (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Sets New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the theatre's forthcoming season launching this September. The season opens with Counting Stars by award-winning playwright Atiha Sen Gupta which will transform the stage into a studio format nightclub installation for this funny yet heart-breaking tale directed by Associate Director at Stratford East, Pooja Ghai. (more...)

Kyle Bass Named Associate Artistic Director of Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Syracuse Stage artistic director Robert M. Hupp announced today the appointment of Kyle Bass as the company's associate artistic director. (more...)

Stars of WGN America's UNDERGROUND Take Center Stage at 2016 Essence Festival
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

A crowd of cheering fans greeted WGN America's UNDERGROUND stars Aldis Hodge ('Noah'), Alano Miller ('Cato') and Amirah Vann ('Ernestine'), and director and executive producer Anthony Hemingway, as the celebrated group took center stage at the 2016 Essence Festival (more...)

Aplicor Expands Professional Services Team With Appointment of Harriet Matsushima as Vice President of Professional Services
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

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Winners Announced for 28th Annual WEST AUSTRALIAN SCREEN AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Over 500 filmmakers, celebrities, media and screen industry representatives turned out to celebrate the very best in Western Australian screen production at the 28th Annual WEST AUSTRALIAN SCREEN AWARDS, hosted by comedian Rhys Nicholson (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Raise Laughs at Circa Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Circa Theatre Presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, written by Christopher Durang and directed by Susan Wilson. (more...)

Palm Beach Poetry Festival to Return to Delray Beach with Over 12 Prize-Winning Poets This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival (PBPF), today announced that the 13th annual festival is returning to Old School Square for six days, January 16-21, 2017. Special Guest Poet Palm will be Charles Simic, past United States Poet Laureate (2007-2008) and 1990 Pulitzer Prize winner. (more...)

Arena Stage Co-founder and Regional Theater Champion Zelda Fichandler Dies at 91
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Arena Stage is deeply saddened to announce that visionary leader and pioneer of the regional theater movement Zelda Fichandler has died today, July 29, 2016, at the age of 91. (more...)

David Heron Takes on Shakespeare in the Park - Jamaican Style!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Audiences attending the New York Classical Theatre's current production of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale in Manhattan's Battery Park are experiencing a rare treat- the words of the Bard being spoken in lilting Jamaican 'patois'- or dialect- by award winning actor David Heron, who appears as King Polixenes of Bohemia in the show. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Tony Nominee Lupita Nyong'o Stars in QUEEN OF KATWE
by Movies News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Below, get a first look at the brand new spot for QUEEN OF KATWE. Directed by Mira Nair, the film starring David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong'o will make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Just last night, Broadway's best came out for a special screening of Florence Foster Jenkins. Hosted by Colman Domingo, Cynthia Erivo, Patina Miller, Matthew Morrison, and Max von Essen, the evening celebrated Paramount's new film, which hits theatres on August 12. (more...)

Breaking News: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Moves Up Final Bow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

After last month's announcement that the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris would close on January 1, 2017 at Broadway's Palace Theatre, the musical's producers have just confirmed an earlier closing date. (more...)

Lynn University Sets 2016–17 Jan McArt's New Play Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, are announcing the upcoming series of Jan McArt's New Play Readings. Under the leadership and guidance of McArt, this program develops new plays by highly acclaimed playwrights through staged readings. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Doug Varone and Dancers Further the Art
by Steve Feeney - Jul 25, 2016

Doug Varone and Company impress at Bates Dance Fest with new and classic work. (more...)

BWW Review: HISTORY LIT Presents Three Immersive Plays at Perfectly Matched Locations Around the Pasadena Museum of History
by Shari Barrett - Jul 19, 2016

When you check in for HISTORY LIST, you will receive a color-coded program which indicates the group with whom and in what order you will walk around the site to witness the plays. The entire audience returns to a central meeting point in front of the historical Fenyes Mansion, led by time period costume-matched Tour Guides who go on to appear as characters within the play at the location where they have led you. Try to stay as close to these guides as you walk with them as their comical banter is not to be missed. I truly enjoy asking them questions as we walked, knowing their improvised answers will perfectly match the characters they are playing. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The season begins with King Lear by William Shakespeare. The production will coincide with the Folger Shakespeare Library's national tour of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, which will bring a rare first folio to UConn's campus where it will be displayed September 1-25, 2016 in the William Benton Museum of Art. King Lear will be directed by Dale AJ Rose and play onstage in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre October 6-16, 2016. (more...)

Merola Opera Program Announces Schedule for Merola Grand Finale, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13, 2016 – The Merola Opera Program's Summer Festival concludes with its 2016 artists performing in the Merola Grand Finale Saturday, August 20 at 7:30 pm at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco. Conductor Rory Macdonald will lead the orchestra and 2016 Merola Apprentice Stage Director Aria Umezawa will stage the program, featuring works by Bizet, Bernstein, Donizetti, Offenbach, Mozart, J. Strauss, Puccini, Berlioz, Britten, Humperdinck, Flotow, Glück, and Rossini. The performance is a culmination of the 12-week Merola Opera training program, and all 23 of the 2016 Merola singers will perform, under the coaching and direction of their fellow artists. A special artists' reception follows the Grand Finale (tickets sold separately). (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's SEARED to Make World Premiere at San Francisco Playhouse This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

San Francisco Playhouse begins its fourteenth season with the World Premiere SEARED written by powerhouse playwright Theresa Rebeck. SEARED is a special commisson by San Francisco Playhouse (450 Post Street, San Francisco, California). Margarett Perry will direct. (more...)

World Premiere of New Play by Theresa Rebeck: SEARED
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) begins its fourteenth season with the tasty World Premiere Seared by powerhouse playwright Theresa Rebeck. Searedis a special commission by San Francisco Playhouse. Margarett Perry will direct. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 7/10/2016 - 7/17/2016
by BWW - Jul 17, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 7/10/2016 - 7/17/2016. (more...)

BWW Review: HARRIET TUBMAN Comes to Life at The Evergreen Theatre
by Caroline Sposto - Jul 16, 2016

In 1849, a twenty-eight year-old former slave named Harriet Tubman risked her life to lead a group of other slaves to freedom. Over the course of ten years, she made an additional nineteen trips. She didn't lose any of her three hundred 'passengers' on The Underground Railroad. They called her 'Moses.' (more...)

2016 West End Wilma Awards to Be Held in November at The Hippodrome Casino
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

West End Wilma is delighted to announce that the third annual West End Wilma Awards will be held, once again, in association with the Hippodrome Casino. This years ceremony will be held on Friday 4th November 2016 at the Hippodrome Casino at 2pm. Tickets are now on sale! (more...)

ABT's 2016 Summer Intensive Puts on Final Performances in Astoria This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Final performances for American Ballet Theatre's New York Summer Intensive Program are scheduled for Friday, July 29, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, New York. (more...)

Kretzer Piano Music Foundation Announces PHYSICIANS TALENT SHOWCASE, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

West Palm Beach, FL – July 7, 2016)  The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation today announced the Talent Roster for the 5th annual PHYSICIANS TALENT SHOWCASE (PTS) that will be held at The Harriet Himmel Theater at CityPlace in West Palm Beach on Tuesday, August 16 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Acclaimed WGN America Drama UNDERGROUND Featured at NAACP's 107th Annual Convention
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

WGN America's acclaimed series UNDERGROUND, which follows a courageous group of American heroes who attempt a daring flight to freedom from slavery, has teamed with the 107th NAACP Annual Convention, July 17-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (more...)

Minnesota Centennial Showboat Struggles To Remain Financially Afloat
by Michael Dale - Jul 11, 2016

Since 1958, the dockside venue has been hosting old-fashioned song and dance melodramas performed by university students. (more...)

Kretzer Piano Music Foundation to Present Irwin Solomon Jazz Quartet, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

This month's Music for the Mind concert will feature the Irwin Solomon Jazz Quartet at the Harriet Himmel Theater in CityPlace. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL National Tour to Make Orange County Premiere at Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Orange County premiere at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa October 4 - 16, 2016. (more...)

Gemma Arterton and Kwame Kwei-Armah Announced for Donmar Warehouse 2016 Season
by Edward Baker - Jul 1, 2016

New autumn season of plays in Covent Garden to run alongside the Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy at King's Cross. (more...)

Selina Cadell and Harriet Thorpe Join THE DRESSER As First Images Released
by Marianka Swain - Jul 1, 2016

The first images of Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith in a new production of Ronald Harwood's THE DRESSER were released today, along with two new cast members: Selina Cadell and Harriet Thorpe. (more...)

Harriet Harris to Perform at Cape Rep Theatre's SUMMER STARLIGHT Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Cape Rep Theatre presents Summer Starlight, an evening to remember with guest of honor, Tony Award winning theatre, film and television actress, Harriet Sansom Harris. Tickets for this gala celebration benefiting Cape Rep Theatre include an outdoor party with hors d'oeuvres and live jazz, a performance and audience discussion with Ms. Harris in the Indoor Theater emceed by Jared Bowen, host of WGBH's Open Studio, and a champagne and dessert finale with Harriet Sansom Harris under the stars.  Ticket prices are $100 and $90 for Members and are available at CapeRep.org or at the Box Office, 508-896-1888. (more...)

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