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Based on a play by Ben Hecht and Lee Arthur

Playwrights Horizons Offering $5 Lottery for BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, May 8 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Obie Award winner Kirsten Childs (The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at Playwrights, Miracle Brothers). (more...)

Rooftop Films Announces 2017 Summer Series Slate
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

???????Rooftop Films is excited to announce programming for the 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV. This year's series will take place May 19th to August 19th featuring more than 45 outdoor screenings in more than 10 spectacular venues, with live music, special enhancements and the best new, independent films from around the world. (more...)

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins on Friday, June 23 at 1:30PM. (more...)

Comedian Madde Gibba Brings BOY CRAZY: A CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE MUSICAL Back to the Duplex Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

'BOY CRAZY: A-CHOOSE-YOUR-OWN-ADVENTURE-MUSICAL' returns to The Duplex Cabaret and Piano Bar on June 4, 2017 at 9:30pm (more...)

OriginKC: New Works Festival to Welcome Major Artistic Leaders for Festival Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre elevates its profile in the national theatre community with the second annual OriginKC: NEW WORKS FESTIVAL. In addition to a striking lineup of playwrights and directors for this year's festival, an impressive list of arts leaders from preeminent regional theaters across the country will be attending the Festival Weekend, May 12-13.  (more...)

Set Sail with the Swashbuckling Musical Comedy THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, JR, 5/26 - 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric Major-General are just a few of the characters dropping anchor at the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville. (more...)

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS to Celebrate 100th Show with Point Foundation Donations
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - will celebrate its 100th performance on Friday, May 19 at 8:00 PM. To celebrate this landmark, the show will harness the power of community to benefit Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students of merit. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/26/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/26/2017 for San Francisco (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW - Mar 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for San Francisco (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 Review: Toronto is Head Over Heels for HIBLA GERZMAVA
by Taylor Long - Jun 9, 2017

Russia seems to be everywhere these days. Conductor and violinist, Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra performed to an enthusiastic crowd at the Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, Ontario. The evening was presented by Show One Productions, the same company that recently brought us the Trio Magnifico (Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov and Dmitri Hvorostovsky) and featured the Canadian debuts of cello soloist Danielle Akta and Russian opera diva Hibla Gerzmava. (more...)

TLC Premieres New Relationship Series THE SPOUSE HOUSE 7/9
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

TLC is kicking off Summer by spicing up the wedding and relationship genre with a fresh look at marriage on THE SPOUSE HOUSE, a ten-episode series following fourteen singles who each want nothing more than to find their true love and spend the rest of their lives together. THE SPOUSE HOUSE premieres on Sunday, July 9th at 10/9c. (more...)

Boston Midsummer Opera presents THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Is this the real thing, or a conman's concoction?  All will be revealed, as the Boston Midsummer Opera (BMO) presents Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixer of Love for its twelfth season. Three performances will presented, on July 26, 28 and 30, at the Mainstage at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown (formerly the Arsenal Center for the Arts). (more...)

Casting Announced for NYMF Readings of WOODY - A NEW FAIRY TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

'Woody - A New Fairy Tale' was chosen as an Official Selection of the 2017 New York Musical Festival. Readings will be held on Monday, July 10th at 1:30 PM, Friday, July 14th at 3:30 PM, and 11:30 AM on Monday, July 17th at Playwrights Horizons Rehearsal Studio. (more...)

Qui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company will present Asian American Mixfest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwrights Lloyd Suh and Qui Nguyen that will run Wednesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 17 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

New Personalized Dog Book Gives Back to Animal Non-Profit and Rescue Organizations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017


Dance Now Announces 2017 DANCE NOW Festival, 9/6-9 at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

DANCE NOW is pleased to announce the lineup for the 2017 DANCE NOW Festival. Acclaimed for its adventurous short-takes format, the annual DANCE NOW Festival presents an eclectic array of works by some of today's most exciting dance makers. The 22nd season of this exuberant showcase will feature 40 emerging and established choreographers side by side, including DANCE NOW veterans and festival newcomers. The 2017 festival will take place Wednesday to Saturday, September 6-9, at 7pm, at Joe's Pub at The Public. A special encore performance will be presented on Thursday, September 28, at 7pm.   (more...)

Stars from NYC, LA and Nashville Set for Dan Fogelberg's New Musical PART OF THE PLAN at TPAC; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

K-Squared Entertainment and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) are thrilled to announce the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of PART OF THE PLAN, a new, original musical written by Kate Atkinson & Karen Harris and scored with the music and lyrics of celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg.  (more...)

Andrew Rayel & Max Vangeli featuring Kye Sones 'Heavy Love' (Radio Edit) Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Elemental. Heavy. Flawless. The moment is right for Andrew Rayel and Max Vangeli to shine. The new single from Andrew Rayel & Max Vangeli featuring Kye Sones, “Heavy Love” (Armind), is out now. (more...)

Scoop: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? on ABC - Friday, June 23, 2017
by - Jun 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on WHAT WOULD YOU DO?, airing on ABC on Friday, June 23, 2017! (more...)

BWW Interview: Stars Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington Talk BAT OUT OF HELL
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2017

Relative newcomers Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington were thrilled to land the lead roles in Jim Steinman's musical Bat Out of Hell. Several decades in the making, the show is now playing at the London Coliseum. (more...)

Tenille Arts Video Premieres on Taste of Country
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Taste of Country has been a big supporter of Tenille Arts since naming her last November's #LetTheGirlsPlay artist of the month. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Okieriete Onaodowan, Kate Baldwin and More to Perform in 'New Writers At 54!' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

New Writers At 54! is a summer series at Feinstein's/54 Below showcasing exciting work by today's hottest emerging voices, curated by Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 19th, 2017 - Literary Figures PETE THE CAT and JANE EYRE Get the Musical Treatment!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Tam Mutu, Stephanie Umoh and Juliette Goglia lead a reading of the recent musical adaptation of JANE EYRE today! (more...)

The Royal Players to Stage ALL SHOOK UP This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Royal Players and WW and Anne Jones Charitable Trust present All Shook Up the Musical at the historical Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market Street in downtown Benton, AR. (more...)

Gwyneth Paltrow's Go-Go's Musical HEAD OVER HEELS Moves One Beat Closer to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Page Six has reported that Gwyneth Paltrow's long-awaited Head Over Heels musical got one beat closer to Broadway over the weekend. (more...)

A Blockbuster Summer of Family Fun Comes To Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

From the far-off mountains of Transylvania to the all-swinging streets of the Urban Jungle by way of the magical kingdom of Oz, you don't need to travel very far to experience a world of family-friendly theatre on your doorstep this Summer at Birmingham Hippodrome. (more...)

Imagine If Presents YOU FORGOT THE MINCE at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Following a hugely successful 2016 tour to theatres and prisons in the North of England, You Forgot the Mince, presented by Imagine If and written by Francesca Joy, will run at The Pleasance Courtyard during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from 7 - 28 August 2017 (excl. 21 August). (more...)

Goodman Theatre to Stage Free Readings by Playwrights Unit Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Goodman Theatre announces a line-up of free staged readings written by 2016/2017 members of its Playwrights Unit - Lucas Baisch, Dawn Renee Jones, Evan Linder and Emma Stanton. (more...)

New York Wine Events Presents Jazz in the Vines: Summer Contemporary Jazz Concert Series Returns to Jamesport Vineyards in L.I. Wine Country
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

New York Wine Events is pleased to present its second summer season of Jazz in the Vines at Jamesport Vineyards located on the North Fork of Long Island on Saturdays July 22, August 5, and August 26. Doors open at 6pm; show time is 7pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/09/2017
by BWW - Apr 9, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/09/2017 for Los Angeles (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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Review Roundup: AMELIE's Broadway Dreams Come True Tonight! - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 3, 2017

Amelie is an extraordinary young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind. She covertly improvises small, but surprising acts of kindness that bring joy and mayhem. But when a chance at love comes her way, Amelie realizes that to find happiness she'll have to risk everything and say what's in her heart. Come be inspired by this imaginative dreamer who finds her voice, discovers the power of connection and sees possibility around every corner. In these uncertain times, Amelie is someone to believe in. (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...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): JOHN AND JEN's Lynch and Scott
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 28, 2017

Street Theatre Company continues its 2017 season with its production of Andrew Lippa's John and Jen - the sentimental and evocative tale of two siblings - starring Ryan Lynch and Jordan Scott in the eponymous roles, under the direction of Brett Myers. (more...)

The 'First Lady of the World' Crosses the English Channel with MRS ROOSEVELT FLIES TO LONDON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Following a near sell out season at Assembly at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe, critically acclaimed actress Alison Skilbeck crosses the English Channel to France with her one-woman play Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London, with a performance at Le Colombier Theatre, Cordes-sur-Ciel, Tarn on 3 June for Friends of English Theatre. (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Teams with Coming Out for Special Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - will partner with Coming Out, a non-profit open-source platform for sharing diverse stories about coming out, for a special event after the performance on Thursday, April 27. Engage with peers, cast and creative members of The View UpStairs, and the Coming Out team as we celebrate the LGBTQ community's vibrant and diverse voices.   (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

We have a first look at the CST production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE! Check out the video below! (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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/02/2017
by BWW - Apr 2, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/02/2017 for Los Angeles (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...)

MTV Hit Docu-Series TEEN MOM OG Returns 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Los Angeles (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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