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Last Chance to See Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Audiences have just over three weeks left to see this provocative and controversial box office hit production led by Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, directed by Ian Rickson. The final performance of the strictly limited 12 week run at the Theatre Royal Haymarket will be held on 24 June. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere BILL COSBY: AN AMERICAN SCANDAL, 6/5
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

BILL COSBY: AN AMERICAN SCANDAL premieres worldwide Monday, June 5 at 9/8c, only on Investigation Discovery. (more...)

Ivo van Hove, Diane Paulus and More Line Up for BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), today announced programming for the 2017 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from September 14 through December 16 and comprises 31 dance, music, opera, theater, physical theater, and performance art engagements in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Harvey Theater, and BAM Fisher. Scroll down for the full lineup! (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING at Berkeley Rep
by Review Roundups - May 23, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Mira Nair's MONSOON WEDDING will be Broadway-bound following its run in San Francisco. Based on the iconic 2001 film, the stage musical had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre on Friday, May 19th and where it will run through July 2nd.  (more...)

Patti LaBelle's New Jazz Album BEL HOMMAGE Hits No. 2 on Billboard's Top Current Jazz Chart
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The legendary Patti LaBelle marked an impressive debut with her first Jazz release, Bel Hommage, on her label imprint GPE Records, in partnership with Sony Red. (more...)

World Premiere of Documentary I KILLED JFK in Select Theaters 5/31
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2017

Barry Katz Entertainment in association with KAOS Connect and Screenvision Media have teamed to release a one night only, special documentary event, focused on the world's greatest unsolved murder case entitled I KILLED JFK. T (more...)

Theatre East's BOOGIE DOWN LOUD Series to Kick Off Friday at Bronx Brewery
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Theatre East presents the BOOGIE DOWN LOUD SERIES, sponsored by Bronx Brewery, as a Summer Spin-Off of the Neighborhood Reading Series. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 22, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, May 22, 2017! (more...)

Hugh Jackman's Acting Coach to Host Masterclass in Perth
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Academy Award nominees Hugh Jackman and Bradley Cooper don't just have good looks in common - both are students of acting coach Elizabeth Kemp, coming to Perth this July. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, June 11, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, June 11, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: FUNDERDOME - Series Premiere on ABC - Sunday, June 11, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on FUNDERDOME - Series Premiere, airing on ABC on Sunday, June 11, 2017! (more...)

Disney/ABC's Kevin Brockman Joins Second Stage Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Second Stage Theater, the preeminent home for American plays and living American playwrights, has announced that Kevin Brockman, Executive Vice President, Global Communications, Disney/ABC Television Group, has joined the company's Board of Directors. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs Show-Stopping HAIRSPRAY LIVE Number at CTGLA's 50th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

LA's Center Theatre Group celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a plethora of performance stars including Jennifer Hudson who took the stage at the gala event and performed one of her most show-stopping numbers from Hairspray Live, 'I Know Where I've Been.' (more...)

Mike Houston Joins the Cast of 54 Below's NEXT IN CONCERT: BRIDGE THE GAP VOLUME 2
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Mike Houston joins the cast of 'NEXT in Concert: Bridge the Gap Volume 2 - June 7th at Feinstein's/54 Below (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2017

Yesterday, May 19, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this year's Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet to capture the arrivals, check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET and More Attend the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2017

Yesterday, May 19, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this year's Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. BroadwayWorld is bringing you even more snapshots from the event, check them out below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2017

Yesterday, May 19, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this year's Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. BroadwayWorld caught the last of the red carpet arrivals and even got a sneak peek inside the ceremony in the Broadway Ballroom and the Marriott Marquis. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks Taking on Empowering Role in HAIRSPRAY LIVE
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2017

Jennifer Hudson recently sat down with GoldDerby to have a conversation about what it was like taking on the iconic role of Motormouth Maybelle in NBC's Hairspray Live. Hudson describes the role as deeply empowering and very relevant to times today. She also touches on the difficulties in taking on a role that so many greats have played before her and how she brought her own experiences into the character. Check out the full interview for more. (more...)

THE REAL THING, GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE and More Set for Rose Theatre Kingston's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its autumn 2017 and spring 2018 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Fiasco's THE IMAGINARY INVALID at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Old Globe presents the Globe-commissioned world premiere adaptation of The Imaginary Invalid written by Moliere and reinvented by the acclaimed theatre group Fiasco Theater. Fiasco last delighted Globe audiences with their inventive reimagining of Into the Woods in 2014. This new take on the hilarious classic tale is directed by Fiasco Co-Artistic Directors Jessie Austrian and Noah Brody. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)

BRAVO Presents New Catering To-Go Menu: Delicious, Unforgettable Cuisine Made Easy!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Perfect for parties of four to 50, BRAVO Cucina Italiana's new Catering To-Go menu is a spectacular option offering delectable cuisine, presenting only the freshest ingredients. Including Catering Pans, Family Bundles, Catering Bundles and Create Your Own Pasta Station options, the menu boasts fare certain to impress any small or large party. (more...)

Linkin Park's 'One More Light' Out Today, Listening Party & Band Q&A Set for Social Platforms
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Linkin Park's seventh studio album, One More Light, is available everywhere via Warner Bros Records. In support of the dynamic 10-track release, the band will be kicking off the North American leg of their One More Light World Tour (produced by Live Nation) July 27 in Boston. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces 2017/18 Professional Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Theater fills the Lackland Performing Arts Center as Centenary Stage Company announces its 2017 - 18 professional theater line-up.  The Sitnik Theatre is set to burst as this season's main stage professional theater series includes four exciting CSC produced plays; The Learned Ladies, Newsies, Art and Hitler's Tasters.  Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival also welcomes three incredibly unique guest productions; Song and Dance Men, Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show and My Name is Gideon: I'm Probably Going to Die, Eventually as the festival returns for its third installment in the Kutz Theatre. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Kristin Chenoweth & Neil Meron
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

On Monday, May 22 (6PM) SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld will host a special screening of Hairspray Live! followed by a Q&A with Kristin Chenoweth and Executive Producer Neil Meron. Moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, the event will take place at the Robin Williams Center (247 W 54th St). (more...)

Palo Alto Players to Present Stage Version of THE GRADUATE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Palo Alto Players concludes its 2016-17 season - From Stage to Screen and Back Again - with the stage adaptation of the quintessential hit film of the 60s, The Graduate. (more...)

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED, ON GOLDEN POND and More Set for Redhouse Arts Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Redhouse Arts Center has announced its 2017-18 Main Stage Season filled with charm, wit, laughter, a dash of hysterical family dynamics and plenty of pure theatrical excitement. (more...)

Hal Linden Signs on for TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced that acclaimed actor Hal Linden (replacing the previously announced Bruce Davison) has been added to its very special theatrical event also starring Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates Daryl Roth and Paula Vogel at the New Dramatists 68th Annual Spring Luncheon
by Walter McBride - May 17, 2017

Just yesterday, New Dramatists, Tony® Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, honored 10-time Tony Award®-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel with their 2017 Outstanding Career Achievement Awards at its 68th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. (more...)

Cedric the Entertainer Joins TBS Tracy Morgan Comedy THE LAST O.G.
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Turner's TBS has cast Cedric the Entertainer (Barbershop), Taylor Mosby (Criminal Minds) and Dante Hoagland (The New Edition Story) as regulars in the upcoming comedy series THE LAST O.G.., starring multiple Emmy® nominee Tracy Morgan (more...)

Casting Announced for Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet's JEWELS at Lincoln Center Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Lincoln Center Festival Director Nigel Redden today announced casting for the unprecedented, international presentation of George Balanchine's Jewels . The Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet will share the stage where the masterpiece first premiered on April 13, 1967, for five historic performances celebrating one of the greatest creative artists of the 20th century and the global recognition the work has received. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look . - Iain Armitage Stars in New CBS Comedy YOUNG SHELDON
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

CBS announced today that THE BIG BANG THEORY spin off, YOUNG SHELDON, starring Iain Armitage, will premiere on September 25th. he network also shared first video from the series. Check it out below! (more...)

PHOTO: CBS Reveals Debut Date, First Look at YOUNG SHELDON Starring Iain Armitage
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

At today's CBS Upfront presentation, it was announced that the BIG BANG THEORY spin off YOUNG SHELDON, starring Iain Armitage, will have a special Monday launch behind the Season Premiere of THE BIG BANG THEORY on September 25th. (more...)

Mexican Actor & Singer Diego Boneta to Portary Luis Miguel in Telemundo TV Series
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Mexican actor and singer Diego Boneta will play Luis Miguel in Telemundo and Gato Grande's only officially authorized TV series based on the life of internationally renowned music superstar and Grammy award-winning multi-platinum recording artist, Luis Miguel. (more...)

It Takes Three, Baby! Matthew Morrison and Wife Expecting First Child
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Matthew Morrison and his wife, Renee, are expecting their first child. We send our congratulations to the happy couple! (more...)

COST OF LIVING Begins Performances Tonight at MTC's Stage I
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Cost of Living, the new play by Martyna Majok (Ironbound, Mouse in a Jar), directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars; By the Way, Meet Vera Stark), begins performances tonight, Tuesday May 16, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 16th, 2017 - New Dramatists Luncheon, SECRET and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 16, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The New Dramatists honor INDECENT's Daryl Roth & Paula Vogel at their spring luncheon, and illusionist Derren Brown's SECRET opens tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

ABC Unveils 2017-18 Primetime Schedule ft. LITTLE MERMAID LIVE!, DWTS Jr. & More
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2017-18 slate of programming. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New York City. (more...)

ABC Releases Trailers for Shondaland's FOR THE PEOPLE, Zach Braff's ALEX, INC & More!
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2017-18 slate of programming. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, unveiled the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities. Check out trailers for the new shows below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of VENUS
by Jennifer Broski - May 16, 2017

Signature Theatre presents Venus, written by Residency One playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Obie Award-winner Lear deBessonet. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night below! (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME and INDECENT Top 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Awards; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 7th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit Off Broadway productions that opened during the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jim Parsons Shares Wedding Pics From Marriage to Todd Spiewak
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

After being together for over 14 years, AN ACT OF GOD's Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak finally tied the knot last weekend in New York City. The actor shared photos from the joyous event on Instagram! (more...)

Lambda Archives presents Lillian Faderman on Harvey Milk
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

 Lambda Archives next installment of their Out at the Archives series will feature Lillian Faderman presenting “The Lives and Death of Harvey Milk” on May 23rd. There will be an opportunity for attendees to meet Professor Faderman at a VIP reception beginning at 6:30, prior to the 7:30 presentation at Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Blvd. (more...)

This Summer Marks the Final Season of BEL CANTO AT CARAMOOR
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Opera at Caramoor (photo: Gabe Palacio) This summer marks not only the 20th anniversary, but also the final season of 'Bel Canto at Caramoor,' the program founded by Director of Opera Will Crutchfield to champion neglected bel canto operas and re-interpret familiar ones. To honor the program's legacy, Caramoor launches the summer season with a gala selection of bel canto's greatest hits in 'A Night of Italian Opera' (June 17) and presents a semi-staged account of Bellini's first bel canto masterpiece, Il pirata (July 8). Mounted in the superb acoustics of the outdoor Venetian Theater on Caramoor's idyllic Westchester estate, both events feature the resident Orchestra of St. Luke's and showcase the exceptional artistry of 2017 Artist-in-Residence Angela Meade - 'the most talked-about soprano of her generation' (Opera News) - who first catapulted to national attention in the title role of Bellini's Norma at Caramoor seven years ago. For full details of this summer's operatic offerings at Caramoor, click here. (more...)

Kevin Costner to Star in Paramount Network's Original Scripted Drama YELLOWSTONE
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

World-renowned actor and Oscar(R)-winner Kevin Costner will serve in the lead role in YELLOWSTONE, the first scripted series greenlit for the Paramount Network. (more...)

Here They Go Again! Corbin Bleu, Dove Cameron and Lea DeLaria Join MAMMA MIA! at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Here they go again! Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Mamma Mia!, Friday, July 28, at 8 PM, Saturday, July 29, at 8 PM and Sunday, July 30, at 7:30 PM. The new cast members are Corbin Bleu as Sky, Dove Cameron as Sophie, Lea DeLaria as Rosie, and Jennifer Nettles as Donna. The production also stars previously announced Jamie Camil as Sam. (more...)

Photo Flash: HARVEY Hops His Way to the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, concludes the 2016-2017 Season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Harvey by Mary Chase, directed by Devon De Mayo. Harvey runs May 11 - June 11, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. The Press Opening is Saturday, May 20 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Tom Jones Restages Darker Version of 'Round and Round' in THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Playwright Tom Jones is making some changes to his 57-year-old musical THE FANTASTICKS. Mr. Jones has done a little bit of rewriting of the musical number "Round and Round" which he has always felt never quite conveyed the darker elements he intended. (more...)

Morocco's OASIS Festival Adds Third Wave of Talent for September
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

All eyes will be on Morocco this September as Oasis festival returns to Marrakech for its third edition this September 14-17, 2017 bringing a world-class music line-up to music resort The Source. (more...)

Visual Artist Bernard Hoyes to Exhibit at Museum of African American Art This July
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Visual artist Bernard Hoyes has accomplished yet another career defining feat. The master craftsman was recently commissioned by a private collector to recreate the divinely celebrated winged stallion Pegasus, one of the best-known creatures in Greek mythology. (more...)

NEWSIES, POLKADOTS, MADAGASCAR and More Set for Orlando REP's 15th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Orlando Repertory Theatre (Orlando REP), in partnership with UCF, has announced its 2017 - 2018 Season! Orlando REP is Florida's only professional theatre for families and young audiences, and has staged recent box-office hits such as Harry Connick, Jr.'s The Happy Elf and Curious George: The Golden Meatball! (more...)

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