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Based on a play by Ben Hecht and Lee Arthur


MPAC Releases Schedule of Winter 2017 Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

MPAC has released an updated listing of events from January through March. See the full schedule below! (more...)

Pocket Sandwich Theatre to Throw A Motown Christmas Party
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Tis the season for a Motown Christmas and you just can't have any more fun than this!  This ensemble didn't become Dallas' No. 1 society band by playing music people weren't absolutely, intensely, head-over-heels crazy about. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Fiasco Theatre's INTO THE WOODS on Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Fiasco Theater's celebrated new production of the Tony Award-winning INTO THE WOODS, by Stephen Sondheimand James Lapine, will launch a national tour in December at The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, FL, following technical rehearsals and tour preview performances at the Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts in Orange Park, FL. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, & More Lead Henegar Center's Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Henegar Center's 17th season will include something for everyone.  A mad, revengeful barber, a young orphan, some rockin' nuns, a trip to Vegas, and a romantic look at Madison County will grace the main stage of The Henegar Center.  Upstairs at the Henegar boasts all female leading ladies.  "It's the time of women and their empowerment," says Hank Rion, Artistic Director.  "Women are speaking out all over the country right now; we should hear their voice on stage, too." (more...)

BWW Review: The Studio Theatre's LAST FIVE YEARS Brings the Emotion
by Libby Champion - Mar 7, 2017

Joy. Pride. Jealousy. Sadness. Pain. These words and so much more describe the relationship between THE LAST FIVE YEARS' Jamie, an up-and-coming successful novelist, and Cathy, a struggling actress, as they navigate the story of falling in love, getting married, and then drifting apart. Jason Robert Brown's quintessential love-gone-wrong tale is performed wonderfully by Brian Zealand and Whitney Morse at the Village's Studio Theatre at Tierra Del Sol. The telling of this musical is interesting in own right - Cathy tells the story from the end of their relationship, when she discovers that Jamie wants a divorce, while Jamie starts from the beginning when he meets Cathy and falls Head Over Heels.   (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Kicks Off LIVEforFIVE Lottery for THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries today, Monday, March 6, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). (more...)

The Wilbury Theatre Group Announces 2017-18 Main Series Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The 2017/18 Main Series Season includes Harold Pinter's groundbreaking The Caretaker, Branden Jacob-Jenkins' Neighbors, Young Jean Lee's Church, Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, Annie Baker's The Flick, and Sean Graney and Kevin O'Donnell's subversive new adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance, or The Slave of Duty.  (more...)

Centenary University and Centenary Stage Company's All Student NEXTStage Repertory present Deborah Zoe Laufer's END DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Centenary University and Centenary Stage Company's all student NEXTStage Repertory present Deborah Zoe Laufer's End Days March 23 through the 27 at the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of USM's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2017

Polite society is delightfully turned head-over-heels with Otto Nicolai's version of The Merry Wives of Windsor, where the merry (meaning naughty) wives take control of Falstaff's unwanted advances.  BroadwayWorld has a behind the scenes look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at USM's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Polite society is delightfully turned head-over-heels with Otto Nicolai's version of The Merry Wives of Windsor, where the merry (meaning naughty) wives take control of Falstaff's unwanted advances. BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

Paula Abdul to Receive Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award at Music Biz 2017 in Nashville
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will present its Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award to recording artist, television personality, and choreographer Paula Abdul. (more...)

Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn Announces Second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's POPEYE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn will present its second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's 1980 cult-classic POPEYE on Tuesday, March 28th. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of RICH GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Florida Studio Theatre's Mainstage season concludes with the romantic and clever Rich Girl by Victoria Stewart. Based off of Henry James' classic novel Washington Square, this REGIONAL PREMIERE runs from April 5 to May 26 in the Gompertz Theatre. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's NextStage Repertory presents Deborah Zoe Laufer's END DAYS.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Centenary University and Centenary Stage Company's all student NEXTStage Repertory present Deborah Zoe Laufer's End Days March 23 through the 27 at the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

BWW Blog: Sebastian Trevino - Revivals
by Guest Blogger: Sebastian Trevino - Jan 9, 2017

Revivals can be a tricky subject. People fall in love with the details that make up a show without realizing it. I mean, how can Elphaba's grandiose Defying Gravity first act ending ever be done differently? What about Phantom's epic chandelier drop, how can that be altered? Yes, we tend to cherish certain elements from a show and at times even consider them to be irreplaceable. I, like some of you, am one of those theatre fans. So yeah, I'll admit, I was a bit worried when I found out Mexico's Rent Revival was going to have a completely new take on this modern musical classic.  (more...)

Max Vernon's New Musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Sets Off-Broadway Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Invisible Wall Productions has announced that The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon and directed by Scott Ebersold - will launch an Off-Broadway run at Culture Project - The Lynn Redgrave (45 Bleecker Street). (more...)

Gallerie dell'Accademia di Venezia to Feature Work of Philip Guston, May 10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Beginning 10 May 2017, Gallerie dell'Accademia di Venezia will present the work of the pre-eminent American painter Philip Guston (1913 - 1980) in a major exhibition exploring the artist's oeuvre in relation to critical literary interpretation. In a spirit reflective of how Guston himself cultivated the sources of his inspiration, 'Philip Guston and The Poets' considers the ideas and writings of major 20th century poets as catalysts for his enigmatic pictures and visions. Featuring works that span a fifty-year period in Guston's artistic career, the exhibition includes 50 major paintings and 25 prominent drawings dating from 1930 until his death in 1980. The exhibition draws parallels between the essential humanist themes reflected in these works, and the language and prose of five poets: D. H. Lawrence (British, 1885 - 1930), W. B. Yeats (Irish, 1865 - 1939), Wallace Stevens (American, 1879 - 1955), Eugenio Montale (Italian, 1896 - 1981) and T. S. Eliot (American-born, British, 1888 - 1965). (more...)

Fiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS Travels to The PAC This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College (The PAC) will present the critically-acclaimed production of Fiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS. This celebrated new production of the Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine will perform at The PAC, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577 on Thursday, February 2 and Friday, February 8 at 8:00pm. (more...)

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Teams with LGBT Community Center for Panel, Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - is teaming up with the New York LGBT Community Center (208 West 13th Street in New York) for a special event exploring the musical on Wednesday, February 1 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Final Block of Tickets Released for KINKY BOOTS in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Final tickets are now on sale from kinkybootsthemusical.com.au. The multi-award winning production with songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper has played to packed houses and nightly standing ovations since its glittering Australian premiere on October 22, 2016. (more...)

Review: MEMPHIS, THE Musical
by Pati Buehler - Jan 19, 2017

It's nice when a somewhat unfamiliar musical can actually surprise you in a good way. (more...)

Sony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVO
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning (Emmy, Tony, Grammy, Olivier, Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient) creative force behind the groundbreaking Broadway musical HAMILTON, writes new songs for this musical animated feature. (more...)

Virginia Gay Leads CALAMITY JANE at Hayes Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

One Eyed Man Productions in association with Neglected Musicals and Hayes Theatre Co present Virginia Gay in CALAMITY JANE. Playing at Hayes Theatre Co from March 8, the full cast of CALAMITY JANE has been announced.  (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT Opens at Stageworks Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Stageworks Acting Academy presents Shakespeare's classic comedy, As You Like It, running Feb 24-26, 2017. Join us as our young actors, under the direction of Sean Thompson, present slapstick comedy at its finest as they bring the Forest of Arden to life!   (more...)

Christina Nagy to Star DROWNING IN EUPHORIA 2/3-5 at Jersey Shore Art Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

La Strada Ensemble Theater proudly presents Christine Nagy, co-host of The Bob & Christine Morning Show on 106.7 Lite-FM, in the world premiere workshop production of the lyrical and devastating play by M.F.A. Actors Studio trained and award-winning playwright A.J. Ciccotelli - Drowning in Euphoria. (more...)

Oscar Award-Winning SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Comes to Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) brings to the stage one of the most popular romantic films of all time, Shakespeare in Love-in an enchanting, music-filled theatrical event staged by acclaimed director Rachel Rockwell. Based on the Academy Award-winner for Best Picture with screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love is adapted for the stage by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Lee Hall. Culminating the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season, this high-spirited romantic comedy is magnificently rendered onstage in the magical intimacy of Chicago Shakespeare's Courtyard Theater, April 15-June 11, 2017. (more...)

Cast Announced for Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE World Premiere Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE PROFANE, the world premiere of a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at , Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

LOVE ACTUALLY Among Valentine-Themed Titles Available on Amazon
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

America's most loved and most dreaded holiday is almost here! Whether you are single, happily married or falling head-over-heels, Amazon is here to offer entertainment for everyone no matter your status. (more...)

Dance Now Presents Keigwen & Company's PLACES PLEASE! At Joe's Pub, 5/4-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Dance Now continues its Dance-mopolitan Series with the premiere of Places Please!, an evening-length duet created and performed by longtime collaborators Larry Keigwin and Nicole Wolcott of KEIGWIN + COMPANY. (more...)

Kneehigh To Stage New Version Of Gunter Grass' THE TIN DRUM In Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Kneehigh's Artistic Director and Founder Mike Shepherd announces an exceptional season of revivals and world premieres for 2017.  In keeping with the company's indefatigable spirit, the season will be a heady and eclectic mix of vibrant and subversive visions, asking vital questions about who we are and how we live today.   (more...)

BWW Interview: Harriette Rose Katz of GOURMET ADVISORY SERVICES
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 27, 2017

Harriette Rose Katz, Founder and President of Gourmet Advisory Services, has been one of the country's leading wedding and event planners for 35 years. Broadwayworld.com had the fascinating opportunity to interview Harriette Rose Katz about her interest in food. (more...)

University of Southern Maine's MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Puts the Women in Control
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Polite society is delightfully turned head-over-heels with Otto Nicolai's version of The Merry Wives of Windsor, where the merry (meaning naughty) wives take control of Falstaff's unwanted advances. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SORROWS OF SATAN, Tristan Bates Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 22, 2017

The Sorrows of Satan delights from beginning to end, packing in witty songs, wonderful performances and a laughs per minute ratio as high as any in the West End. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents Jerry Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Back by popular demand!  Jerry Rivera is a Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling salsa singer from Puerto Rico who has been active as a recording artist since he was a teenager. Rivera began to be known as 'El Bebe de la Salsa' (the baby of salsa) after recording his first album, Empezando A Vivir. This project generated the hit, "De La Cabeza A Los Pies" ('Head Over Heels').  (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, and More Lead Cleveland Play House 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Cleveland Play House's newly announced 2017-18 Season contains a wide range of work certain to captivate, enlighten, excite and engage Cleveland audiences. Bursting with action, adventure, romance, and suspense, audiences will find joy in unexpected places in each production this Season.  The Season will include a swashbuckling romantic comedy, an urgent revival of an international classic, soul-shaking gospel performances, a political thriller from a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, a Tony Award-winning musical, and an electrifying athletic drama that packs a punch. With characters ranging from rebels and outsiders, to misfits, revolutionaries and geniuses, audiences will be swept up into the stories of one and all, and will be reminded that the most efficient way to resolve conflict whether on the stage or in life, is through collaboration.   (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Leaves Melbourne, Releases New Seats for Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Don't miss the most uplifting, sassiest new musical to strut into Australia! Kinky Boots must leave Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre on March 26 before its sparkling arrival at Sydney's Capitol Theatre on April 12.   (more...)

Portland Shakespeare Project to Present Staged Reading of Modern Verse A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

Portland Shakespeare Project presents a staged reading of Jeff Whitty's modern verse translation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, part of Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Play on! project. (more...)

MTV Hit Docu-Series TEEN MOM OG Returns 4/17
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

As announced on last night's 'Teen Mom 2' Live Aftershow, MTV's TEEN MOM OG, featuring Amber, Catelynn, Farrah and Maci, is back with all-new episodes beginning Monday, April 17 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Photo Flash: James Lapine and Joanna Gleason Visit the National Tour of INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The acclaimed Fiasco Theater production of INTO THE WOODS, the celebrated new production of the Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, launched a national tour in December, and will continue to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Dallas this spring. Book writer James Lapine and original Broadway cast member Joanna Gleason recently visited the touring company in Purchase, NY - scroll down for photos of them with the cast! (more...)

The Piano Men, INTO THE WOODS, MOMIX and More Set for Mayo Center This February & March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Mayo Performing Arts Center has announced its schedule of events for February through March (excluding Guest Attractions). Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Piano Men and More Coming Up in 2017 at Mayo Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Scroll down for Mayo Performing Arts Center's just-announced lineup for January through March! (more...)

Don't Delay! INTO THE WOODS Tour to Stop at Mayo Performing Arts Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Into the woods but don't delay! The acclaimed Fiasco Theater production of the James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim classic comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 3 pm. (more...)

Go Go's Musical HEAD OVER HEELS Will Get January Lab in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

A musical inspired by the songs of the 80's rock group The Go Go's might be on its way to an NYC stage. According to an Equity casting notice, a lab will be held January 16 - February 10. (more...)

BWW Review: Falling in Love with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Dr. Phillips Center
by Kimberly Moy - Dec 15, 2016

Paris is the city of love and this allure draws people to find themselves surrounded by art, light, and human connection. Set to the music of George and Ira Gershwin, the music of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS are instantly recognizable, but come with a twist in interpretation. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS harks back to the Golden Age of Broadway with archetypal characters, upbeat melodies, and long dance pieces. (more...)

Dionne Warwick, Jerry Rivera and Blood Sweat & Tears on Sale This Week at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: Dionne Warwick-Friday, March 3, 2017 at 8PM. Jerry Rivera-Saturday, April 1, 2017-8PM. Blood, Sweat and Tears featuring Bo Bice-Thursday, June 15, 2017-8PM. (more...)

AN ENTOMOLOGIST'S LOVE STORY Premiere, BARBECUE, 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' and More Set for San Francisco Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) marks the company's 15th Anniversary Season with today's announcement of five of the six plays that will comprise its 2017-18 Mainstage Season. (more...)

BWW Review: RENT at Hippodrome Fills Hearts With Its Message of Love
by Kristen Price - Apr 3, 2017

For about 6 years, RENT was the show I just didn't want to see. While all my friends were Head Over Heels for this brand new musical, I just couldn't get excited about it. I was very in to the traditional back then and RENT was anything but traditional. However, in 2002 my best friend turned 21 and all she wanted was to see RENT on Broadway. And when that happens, you just suck it up and go. (more...)

Amor Artis Chorus and New York Baroque Incorporated to Perform HANDEL IN ITALY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Amor Artis Chorus and New York Baroque Incorporated will perform a concert of bold and boisterous works from Handel's early years in Italy. Conducted by Artistic Director Ryan James Brandau, the program will feature Dixit Dominus, selections from solo vocal cantatas, and the Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 1 in G Major. (more...)

Emmy-Winning Docu-Series BORN THIS WAY Returns to A&E 5/16
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

A&E Network's critically-acclaimed and Emmy(R) award-winning original docuseries BORN THIS WAY returns for a third season with back-to-back hour-long episodes on Tuesday, May 16 at 9PM and 10PM ET/PT. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Extends Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced, following critical acclaim and popular demand, a one-week extension for The Profane, the world premiere of a new play by Horton Foote Prize winner Zayd Dohrn (Sick, Reborning) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at Playwrights, Exit Strategy). (more...)

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