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TV One to Present New Original Documentary Series EVIDENCE OF INNOCENCE, Hosted by Attorney Benjamin Crump
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

TV One announced yesterday that production is underway for the new documentary series, EVIDENCE OF INNOCENCE, hosted by Attorney Benjamin Crump, which will profile the unbelievable true stories of individuals who were convicted of crimes they didn't commit, the journey each endured to have their cases overturned and the challenge to rebuild their lives. (more...)

Melissa Benoist and Julia Garner Join Cast of Six-Part Event Series WACO
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Melissa Benoist and Julia Garner, have joined the cast of WACO, a six-part event series based on the gripping true story of the 51-day standoff that began with an ATF raid of a religious sect in Waco, Texas and resulted in a deadly fire. (more...)

MTC's Role-Swapping THE LITTLE FOXES, Starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, Extends on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced a two-week extension for Manhattan Theatre Club's universally acclaimed new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Chrysta Bell Shares New Song 'Gravity' Off Sophomore Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Chrysta Bell, longtime musical partner of David Lynch, will release her sophomore album, We Dissolve, with Mercury Prize-winning producer John Parish – a longtime PJ Harvey collaborator – on June 9. (more...)

Rock Artist Debra Devi Premieres First Single and Video From Upcoming EP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

“Butterfly” is the deliciously sexy first single from '70s-influenced rocker Debra Devi's Wild Little Girl EP (True Nature Records). (more...)

Nominees Announced for the 8th Annual Orpheum Theatre High School Musical Theatre Awards; Ceremony Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

On Thursday, May 25 at 7pm, students and supporters from 35 participating schools across the Mid-South will gather at the Orpheum Theatre for the 8th Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards, sponsored in part by Sedgwick, Memphis Audio, and Dean Film & Video.  Modeled after the Tony® Awards, the High School Musical Theatre Awards recognize achievements in all areas of high school musical theatre. (more...)

Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann Roth Receives 2017 Michael Merritt Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 24th Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration will take place on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at Loyola University Chicago.Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann Roth (The Nance, The Book of Mormon, The English Patient, Midnight Cowboy) will receive the 2017 Merritt Award.  (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, April 24, 2017
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Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, April 24, 2017! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 23, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Old Globe Celebrates Shakespeare's Birthday with Free Public Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

The Old Globe invites friends, Romans, countrymen-all of San Diego, in fact-to celebrate our resident playwright William Shakespeare's 453rd birthday with Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare! The celebration will feature live music from local artist DJ Redlite, backing up Sonnet Karaoke, led by illustrious M.F.A. Shakespeareans. (more...)

Eagle Theatre Announces Theatrical Summer Camp
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Eagle Theatre Conservatory, a year-round theatrical institute for all ages and levels of professionalism, has announced that a brand new curriculum has been developed for their 2017 Eagle Summer Theatre Intensive, a summer camp guaranteed to shine the spotlight on both training and performance, while offering opportunities for aspiring actors to build skills that will be applied in front of a live audience. (more...)

Town Hall Theatre Closes Season with Oscar Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Town Hall Theatre Company (THT) is excited to announce the final show in its 2016-2017 Season, the witty and "Wilde" AN IDEAL HUSBAND. Oscar Wilde's scintillating and timely comedy, AN IDEAL HUSBAND, will have 12 performances, including two previews, June 1 through June 24, 2017, at Town Hall Theatre Company, 3535 School Street, in Lafayette, CA. Tickets are $20 - $32, and are available through the Box Office at (925) 283-1557 or online at www.TownHallTheatre.com. (more...)

GHOST BROTHERS Return to Destination America with New Season Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Beginning this tonight, April 21 at 10/9c, the GHOST BROTHERS return to the home of paranormal programming at Destination America with all-new premieres of the hit ghost hunting series that brings humor, good manners and a healthy dose of southern charm to the spirit world. (more...)

Nat Geo, Shawn Carter & The Weinstein Company Team on New Global Docu-Series RACE
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

National Geographic, Shawn Carter and The Weinstein Company will partner on a new global documentary series, RACE (W.T.), which will give a stark and provocative look into systemic injustices in America. The six-episode series will air globally on National Geographic in 171 countries and 45 languages. (more...)

Jewish and Muslim Writers and Artists Collaborate on New Theatrical Performance and Art Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Convinced that art can stimulate discussion and eliminate barriers, Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) and NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change, will host the world premiere of a new theatrical collaboration and art exhibit in Santa Monica on May 6. The salon-style play will tour throughout the Southland until May 22, with a show at the IMAN Center in LA on May 11. (more...)

Wagner College Theatre's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Wagner College Theatre presents the groundbreaking musical La Cage aux Folles with performances from April 20 - April 30, 2017 in the Main Hall Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director, Jack Hartman of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at The Belmont Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - Apr 20, 2017

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at The Belmont Theatre April 28-May 7 For tickets https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=ylt (more...)

BWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Struts Into Sydney Bringing Heels, Heart And An Inspiring Story Of Acceptance
by Jade Kops - Apr 20, 2017

Harvey Fierstein and Cindi Lauper's multi award winning, feel good hit KINKY BOOTS delighted Sydney's opening night audience with its heart-warming story of courage, acceptance and fabulous footwear. (more...)

Harlem School of the Arts to Celebrate Elle Fitzgerald's Centennial with 'ELLA 100'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Harlem School of the Arts joins the Ella Fitzgerald Foundation in celebrating Ella Fitzgerald's centennial, with a special musical tribute, 'Ella 100 An Evening of Ella Fitzgerald on Friday, April 21 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Breaking: Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO, Starring Michael Cera and Chris Evans, Will Kick Off Second Stage's Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced productions for its inaugural Broadway season at the historic Hayes Theater on Broadway. (more...)

Raoul Bhaneja to Host 2017 Dora Awards at the Elgin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) today announced the date, creative team, host and venue for the 38th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the awards show and party that celebrates extraordinary Toronto talent in the performing arts. (more...)

Circus Hub Returns Bigger and Better with an Incredible International Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

After two successful years Circus Hub is bigger and better than ever before - presenting larger venues and bigger companies, this years programme is packed full of high flying, spectacular acrobatics to marvel at.  2017's programme is truly international, with companies coming from Ethiopia, Colombia, Belgium, Ireland and Australia to offer Fringe audiences the best of world circus and cabaret. (more...)

The Old Globe to Host Free HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. SHAKESPEARE Event This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Old Globe invites friends, Romans, countrymen-all of San Diego, in fact-to celebrate resident playwright William Shakespeare's 453rd birthday with Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare! (more...)

Vocal Coaches Peisha McPhee and Michael Orland Reach Out to Broadway Theatre Project Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Internationally-known voice coaches Peisha McPhee and Michael Orland have a message for prospective Broadway Theatre Project (BTP) students to encourage them to apply for the summer institute where they will be teaching this summer. (more...)

The Old Globe to Reprise THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE! This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined us for Thinking Shakespeare Live!, a 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare led by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and assisted by three professional classical actors. (more...)

WAITING FOR GOD Starts First UK Tour Today with Collections for Age UK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Jeffrey Holland stars as Tom Ballard and Nichola McAuliffe as Diana Trent in the premiere stage production of the BAFTA-nominated WAITING FOR GOD which begins a 12 week UK tour this week. (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 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. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JANE EYRE at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents a critically acclaimed adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic story Jane Eyre in the Quadracci Powerhouse, beginning April 25 through May 21. Directed by KJ Sanchez (Harvey, The Diary of Anne Frank), Jane Eyre is a passionate romance meets thrilling psychological drama performed by ten actors playing more than 20 roles. The production combines Victorian-era costumes with inventive staging to bring new creativity and vitality to the classic story, considered one of the most widely read novels in the English language. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Blue Apron partners with Culinary Cooking Competition Series MASTERCHEF JUNIOR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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Papatango Announces BBC Radio 4 Broadcast of AFTER INDEPENDENCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Following a critically acclaimed run at the Arcola Theatre in May 2016, Papatango today announces that May Sumbwanyambe's award-winning play After Independence is to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 22 May. (more...)

Patina Miller and Bebe Neuwirth Kick Off Awards Season with Drama League Nominees; Watch Live at 11AM!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Tony Award-winners Patina Miller (Pippin) and Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago) will announce the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award later this morning, April 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Sardi's (234 West 44th Street, 2nd Floor). (more...)

Roundabout's IF I FORGET to Be Captured by BroadwayHD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

It has just been announced that on April 26, Roundabout's acclaimed production of Steven Levenson's new play IF I FORGET will be captured on video by BroadwayHD, to be released on demand to BroadwayHD subscribers in Fall 2017 (date TBA). (more...)

ITA Announces Winners of Spring Tech Challenge Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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Greenhouse Theater Center Announces THE TRELLIS RESIDENCY INITIATIVE For Young Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to announce THE TRELLIS RESIDENCY INITIATIVE, a new professional development program for young Chicago-area playwrights, devisors and creators to cultivate and present new works. (more...)

THE LITTLE FOXES, Starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, Opens Tomorrow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

A friendly reminder that Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, opens tomorrow, Wednesday, April 19, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Tony Winner Jane Krakowski to Headline 2017 Globe Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Old Globe will celebrate in style with an Evening of Illusions at the 2017 Globe Gala on Saturday, September 23, in support of the theatre's arts engagement and artistic programs. (more...)

Green Space Announces Diverse Roster of New and Emerging Artists for May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/emerging artists in May. Fertile Ground will present new work by various artists and Take Root will present an evening of work by KaNu Dance Theater and Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDProjectNYC. (more...)

Green Space Presents TAKE ROOT and Cruise Mercer/TheREDProjectNYC, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/emerging artists in May.  Fertile Ground will present new work by various artists and Take Root will present an evening of work by KaNu Dance Theater and Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDProjectNYC. (more...)

Audra McDonald and Will Swenson Set to Host 83rd Annual Drama League Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced today that Broadway husband-and-wife royalty -- 6-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill) and Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Hair) -- will host the upcoming 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon. (more...)

Chrysta Bell Announces LA and NY Showcases; New Album Out 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Chrysta Bell, longtime musical partner of David Lynch, will release her sophomore album We Dissolve with Mercury Prize-winning producer John Parish – a longtime PJ Harvey collaborator – on June 9. (more...)

Vita and the Woolf Drop Psychedelic Video, Nat'l Tour Incl. Firefly + LP Out 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Inspired by the love relationship between novelists Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf, Philadelphia's Vita and the Woolf will release the long awaited new album, Tunnels, June 16 on Believe Global Label Services. (more...)

COST OF LIVING Finds Quartet of Stars at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

L ynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced full casting for 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). (more...)

History to Premiere New Limited Series JFK DECLASSIFIED: TRACKING OSWALD, 4/25
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

HISTORY's new six-part nonfiction series JFK DECLASSIFIED: TRACKING OSWALD follows former CIA agent, Bob Baer and former LAPD police lieutenant, Adam Bercovici, on their independent global investigation into Oswald, and the murder of JFK, asking the questions: did he have accomplices, and if so, who helped him assassinate the President? 'JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald' premieres Tuesday, April 25 (more...)

SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO to Return to FOX as All-New One-Hour Weekly Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

FOX has picked up SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO as a one-hour weekly series, featuring Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey as host. Set to debut during the 2017-2018 season, SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO is a reimagining of the classic talent showcase series. (more...)

Roundabout's IF I FORGET Enters Final Fortnight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the world-premiere production of If I Forget by Roundabout Underground alumni playwright Steven Levenson (The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin; Dear Evan Hansen), directed by Daniel Sullivan on Sunday, April 30. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Today for BUILDING THE WALL at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

BUILDING THE WALL, the new play by Pulitzer and Tony winner Robert Schenkkan (All The Way, Hacksaw Ridge - Academy Award nom. The Kentucky Cycle), will make its New York premiere beginning performances on Friday, May 12th at 8:00 pm and opening on Sunday, May 21st at 7:30 pm at New World Stages (340 West 50th St.) for a strictly limited engagement through July 9, 2017.     (more...)

Scoop: LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 4/14 - 4/21 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Apr 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 4/14 - 4/21, airing on CBS (more...)

Greasepaint Youtheatre presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Greasepaint Youtheatre presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, MAY 5 - 14, 2017, a playful  prequel to the Peter Pan story.Rick Elice (JERSEY BOYS, and the musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY) brings to life the Tony-winning story of Peter Pan before he became the boy who wouldn't grow up.  Elice adapted a children's book series by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson into a high seas adventure for the stage, complete with an unwilling band of orphans, Molly, a courageous young girl, and a mysterious cargo onboard the Neverland.  The ship is taken over by pirates and the children use their guile and a little magic to keep the treasure out of the pirates' hands. High seas pursuit, hurricanes, mermaids and shipwrecks make for a breathtaking journey. It's all brought to life by a handful of actors who create a story with over a hundred characters.  (more...)

Brooklyn Youth Chorus to Premiere SILENT VOICES at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

On May 12 & 13, the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus will premiere their new work Silent Voices at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus, and comes at the culmination of their year-long 25th anniversary season. (more...)

BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Celebrating the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus' 25th anniversary, Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus. (more...)

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