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Tom Brokaw to Narrate New Discovery Series RANCHER, FARMER, FISHERMAN
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Emmy(R) and Peabody Award-winning journalist Tom Brokaw will lend his voice to Discovery Channel's RANCHER, FARMER, FISHERMAN. (more...)

Broken Box Mime's SEE REVERSE Set for A.R.T./New York's Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Chosen as part of A.R.T./New York's inaugural season, Broken Box Mime Theater presents SEE REVERSE, a crop of new, short plays devised by its resident ensemble of innovative art-makers, which begins previews on Friday, February 17th and opens on Tuesday, February 21st at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street and 10th Avenue). (more...)

FILLET OF SOLO Festival Celebrates 20 Years; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and former Live Bait Theater Artistic Director Sharon Evans are pleased to announce the 20th Annual Fillet of Solo Festival, running January 13-29, 2017. (more...)

John Cariani, Hannah Elless, Emily Skinner and More Tapped for Transport Group's William Inge Rep; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Transport Group has announced the cast of Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III. (more...)

Brad Paisley, Kelsea Ballerini, 2016 In Memoriam & More on New Episode of THE PICKUP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Continuing the tradition of presenting the top stories in country music, another all-new episode of the THE PICKUP features a look at Brad Paisley's new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (more...)

Terlato Wines Partners with Maxville Lake to Launch Exciting New Wines from Remarkable Chiles Valley Estate
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Terlato Wines today announced a long-term partnership to launch Maxville Wines, a brand that showcases the world-class potential of Napa Valley's Chiles Valley. (more...)

Deaf Havana's 'All These Countless Nights' #1 Album on UK iTunes Charts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

UK act, Deaf Havana arrive today with their expansive new record, 'All These Countless Nights,' a diverse and staggering achievement for the band that has garnered attention from Alternative Press, Paste Magazine, Billboard and more. (more...)

Lakeland Civic Theatre to Stage THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Lakeland Civic Theatre presents "The Bridges of Madison County," a Tony Award-winning musical running Feb. 3 through 19 in the college's Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, 44094. (more...)

Dinner and a Show! 2017 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY Restaurant Partners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The Broadway League announced today that 17 Times Square area restaurants will be participating in the 21st Kids' Night on Broadway, which will take place Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. Each eatery will offer specials for Kids' Night on Broadway ticket-holders, including free entrees for young theatregoers. (more...)

Lakeland Civic Theatre Presents THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The Bridges of Madison County is based on the best-selling novel, and developed by the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade and Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden, 'Night Mother and The Color Purple) who went on to win the Tony Award for Best Score and Orchestrations in 2014 for this stunning romance. (more...)

Juno Award Winning Artist Shawn Desman Returns to Alberta On Headlining Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Juno Award-winning R&B singer/producer Shawn Desman has announced his return to Alberta for three shows this February. Desman is set to hit Calgary on Feb 16, Edmonton on Feb 17, and Fort McMurray on February 18th. (more...)

Circle Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for David Ives' VENUS IN FUR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Circle Theatre is proud to announce the full cast/creative team for David Ives' dark comedy Venus in Fur, directed by Charlotte Drover, February 18 - March 19 at The Heartland Studio in Rogers Park, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave. Previews areSaturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19 at 2:30 p.m. Press are invited to attend Monday, Feb. 20 or Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. Industry Nights are Mondays: February 27, March 6 and March 13 at 8 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $28 and available at CircleTheatreChicago.org. (more...)

The 18th Installment of Teen's 'N' Theater's Pride Players set to hit the Hitchcock Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Pride Players will present on Thursday, February 9 (7 pm FREE teen night), Saturday, February 11 (7 pm) and Sunday, February 12 (4:30 pm) on The Rose Theater's Hitchcock Stage.   (more...)

World Premiere of HOW TO USE A KNIFE at Unicorn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Will Snider's How to Use a Knife is a world premiere play bursting with energy, secrets and suspense. It isn't easy running a busy restaurant kitchen in New York City, but it may be the last chance Chef George gets to turn his life around. (more...)

Lakeland Theatre's Regional Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Lakeland Civic Theatre presents "The Bridges of Madison County," a Tony Award-winning musical running Feb. 3 through 19 in the college's Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, 44094. (more...)

Javon Johnson, Gil Perez-Abraham and Nick Slade Tapped for THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY in Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Kristoffer Diaz's Pulitzer Prize nominated play The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity makes its Pittsburgh debut at the ACE Hotel Gymnasium, produced by barebones productions, on Thursday, January 26. (more...)

Pushcart Payers to Bring STONE SOUP...AND OTHER STORIES to Union County PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences presents "Stone Soup…and other stories" at 10:30 am on Wednesday, February 8 at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway NJ. (more...)

SundanceTV Announces 2017 Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

SundanceTV today announced the premiere dates for its spring 2017 programming slate. The network will continue to use Wednesdays at 10:00 PM ET / 9 C as the anchor for its original drama series premieres. (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

ALL THE FINE BOYS, Starring Abigail Breslin, Begins on Valentine's Day Off-Broadway; Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The New Group presents the world premiere of All the Fine Boys, a new play from writer and director Erica Schmidt, featuring Abigail Breslin, Isabelle Fuhrman, Joe Tippett and Alex Wolff. (more...)

Detroit Public Theatre Brings The Holler Sessions Home
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Detroit Public Theatre is set to bring Frank Boyd's solo performance play celebrating American Jazz, The Holler Sessions to its stage February 1-26. Tickets ($20-$45) are on sale now at www.detroitpublictheatre.org or in person at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra box office. (more...)

STATE OF THE ARTS NYC to Examine Our Country's Political Identity
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

WBAI's State of the Arts NYC host/producer Savona Bailey-McClain will ask artists, academicians and museum directors in the coming days, to talk freely about the direction our nation needs to travel before the incoming administration on January 20th. The show will address demographic shifts, views on contemporary and American folk art, architecture and performance art. (more...)

Theatre Rhinoceros Presents FLIM-FLAM A World-Premiere Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Three actors are desperate for work. They try commercials, they try theatre, they even try movies of questionable repute but all fails. So they take their show on the road hoping to find employment in America's Heartland. There they discover an America redder than red and a society on the verge of implosion and despair. Set in the present day, this comedy speaks to the darkest psyche of a troubled nation. (more...)

BUS STOP Opens the Arvada Center Spring Repertory Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will continue its 2016 - 2017 Black Box season with Bus Stop, directed by Allison Watrous, opening Friday, February 24, 2017. Bus Stop is written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright William Inge, known for his portraits of small-town life in America's Heartland. A drama infused with comedy and honesty, the play was nominated for four Tony Awards when it opened in 1955.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Transport Group's PICNIC & COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 10, 2017

Transport Group will soon present Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, featuring Tony nominee John Cariani (Something Rotten) as Howard (Picnic) and Service Men (Sheba); Hannah Elless (Bright Star) as Millie (Picnic) and Marie (Sheba); OBIE winner David Greenspan (The Patsy) as Elmo (Sheba); Joseph Kolinski (Follies) as Doc (Sheba); Ginna Le Vine as Madge (Picnic); Heather Mac Rae (I Remember Mama) as Mrs. Potts (Picnic) and Lola (Sheba); David T. Patterson (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) as Hal (Picnic) and Turk (Sheba); Tony winner Michele Pawk (Hollywood Arms) as Flo (Picnic); Jennifer Piech (Titanic) as Irma (Picnic) and Mrs. Coffman ( Sheba); Krystal Rowley as Christine (Picnic); Jay Russell (Travels with My Aunt) as Ed (Sheba); Emily Skinner (Billy Elliot) as Rosemary (Picnic); and Rowan Vickers (Nat Turner in Jerusalem) as Alan (Picnic) and Bruce (Sheba). (more...)

Australia's Indigenous Rhythms and Cultural Roots Illuminated in Multimedia Concert Spectacle
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) and Coastal Jazz present the sweeping, visually-stunning multimedia experience, dirtsong, February 4, 8pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Australia's Black Arm Band, an ensemble of acclaimed Indigenous artists, will perform intoxicating harmonies and vocals in nearly a dozen languages, drawing on 40,000 years of tradition to showcase their country's rich culture. Behind them, projections of vivid Australian landscapes - from vast plains to outback communities - will become illuminated in stunning documentary film. (more...)

VidAngel Studios Debuts First Theatrical Title TIM TIMMERMAN, HOPE OF AMERICA
by Movies News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

VidAngel, the market-leading entertainment platform empowering users to filter language, nudity, violence, and other content from movies and TV shows, has been engaged in a high profile legal battle with Disney, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, and Lucasfilm. (more...)

BWW Review: RUN THE BEAST DOWN, Finborough Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 8, 2017

Run The Beast Down creates a world collapsing psychologically and socially as the foxes, real and metaphorical, close in on Charlie. (more...)

CABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and Emcee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced new casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. (more...)

Bravo to Premiere New Docu-Series SWEET HOME OKLAHOMA, 3/20
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Bravo Media heads to the Heartland when SWEET HOME OKLAHOMA premieres Monday, March 20 at 10pm ET/PT with back-to-back episodes. (more...)

NBC Sports Revs Up for Daytona 500 with Season Debut of NASCAR AMERICA, 2/13
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

With the 2017 Daytona 500 less than three weeks away, NBCSN will hit the ignition switch on the fourth season of its daily motorsports show, NASCAR America, on Monday, February 13 at 6 p.m. ET. (more...)

BWW Review: DARK SISTERS at Oklahoma City University Introduces Contemporary, Progressive Opera to the Heartland
by Ronn Burton - Feb 25, 2017

Oklahoma City University's Bass School of Music presented the 2011 opera DARK SISTERS by Nico Muhly and Stephen Karam. Telling the story of "sister wives" in a modern-day polygamist sect, the subject matter certainly breaks new ground in an art form that many would (mistakenly) view as outdated. By presenting this kind of work in Oklahoma City, OCU proves their commitment to prepare students for work in today's artistic landscape, ensuring their readiness for the future beyond graduation. (more...)

SMALL TOWN ROADS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In L. B. Johnson's new book, Small Town Roads ($14.99, paperback, 9781498490719, $7.99, eBook, 9781498490726) two women, one a young police officer from a major urban area, and another, an elderly retired teacher living in a tiny rural farm town, become unexpected neighbors and unlikely friends. When an act of violence draws them together, that friendship becomes a testament to God's faith, a healing balm for grief, and hope for a future that is not always clear. In the tradition of Kent Harauf's bestselling Plainsong, L.B. Johnson has written a lyrical, meditative story that acknowledges the dangers and comforts of our world. Small Town Roads is a loving story about an old, slow place where the terrible loneliness of grief eases because ordinary people decide to be community. With this, her first fiction novel after two #1 best best-selling Memoirs, she reveals a writer that can be enjoyed today as well as looked for tomorrow. (more...)

BWW Review: RIVERDANCE 20 at The Playhouse
by Greer Firestone - Feb 23, 2017

What has consumed 400,000 bottles of water, 50,000 rolls of self-grip tape by company physiotherapists, created 60 marriages netting 88 babies born (and more on the way)? (more...)

Hallmark Channel Premieres Original Movie LOVE AT FIRST BARK 4/1
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Jana Kramer ('One Tree Hill,' 'Dancing with the Starts') and Kevin McGarry ('Heartland,' 'Signed, Sealed, and Delivered') star in Hallmark Channel's LOVE AT FIRST BARK, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie premiering Saturday, April 1, 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at VENUS IN FUR, Opening Tonight at Circle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Circle Theatre presents David Ives' dark comedy Venus in Fur, directed by Charlotte Drover, now through March 19 at The Heartland Studio in Rogers Park, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave. The production opens tonight, February 20, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars in action below! (more...)

Lisa Chavez To Replace Leann Sandel-Pantaleo In Sarasota Opera's DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES, Sarasota Opera Announces Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Thrilling music, exciting new voices, and compelling theater will launch Sarasota Opera into its 58th Winter Festival Season on Saturday, February 11th, 2017. This will be the company's first season in 28 years to not include any operas by Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

The Netherlands Sets Summer Premiere of Jason Robert Brown's Sweeping Romance THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

The Bridges of Madison County, with music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Robert James Waller, will premiere in The Netherlands for a limited run of 2 June and through 12 June. (more...)

Jefferson Lines moves to Walmart stop in Bozeman, MT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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Dandelion Theatre Announces OHIO STATE MURDERS Cast, Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Dandelion Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for OHIO STATE MURDERS by Adrienne Kennedy, the second production in their 2016-17 season. (more...)

New Industrial Leases Signed in Clinton and Norwood, Mass.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

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Court Theatre Presents Tom Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problemruns March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago.  (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Set for Spring at The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Bridges of Madison County, with music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Robert James Waller, will run at The Circuit Playhouse, March 17 - April 9, 2017. (more...)

Innovative Lighting's GENISYS Launches New Software Suite, Website
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

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Adam Sandler & Friends to Headline 4th Annual Wild West Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Superstar comedians Adam Sandler, David Spade, Nick Swardson, and Rob Schneider have joined the Wild West Comedy Festival lineup with their upcoming “Here Comes The Funny” Tour. (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman are pleased to announce the 2017/18 Season with 13 productions in four venues spanning September 2017 - May 2018.  With the start of the 2017/18 Season both Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman will renew their contracts with Milwaukee Rep for an additional four and six years respectively.  Artistic Director Mark Clements began his tenure at Milwaukee Rep in 2010 by introducing a musical into the Quadracci Powerhouse season, creating the New Play Development program, and adapting and directing the world premiere production of A Christmas Carol this past December.   With this contract renewal through 2021 he will continue his commitment to presenting world class works on all three stages.    Managing Director Chad Bauman came to The Rep in 2013 and will continue through 2023 per his contract renewal.  In his time here he has implemented a fruitful strategic business model that supports the theater's artistic vision with a focus on quality, inclusion, citizenship, innovation, and stability. (more...)

Now on Sale: Peninsula Players Season Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Join Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater, for its 82nd season.  Season tickets are now available for the exciting line-up at the theatre-in-a-garden by phoning the Box Office.   Topping the "must-see" list is a world premiere comedy/drama, a swashbuckling comedy, a lush and romantic musical, a murderous misadventure and a charming comedy.       (more...)

Ruth Page Center to Host Porchlight Music Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced that its 2017 - 2018 season will be performed at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Ave. as one of Ruth Page Center's Artists In-Residence. (more...)

Cast Set for The Comrades' 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Comrades have announced the cast for their 2017 Inauguration Day staged reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

NNPN Rolling World Premiere of HOW TO USE A KNIFE to Play Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis announces the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of How to Use a Knife opening January 19, 2017 on the Frank and Katrina Basile Stage. This production runs through February 12, 2017, with Bryan Fonseca serving as director. (more...)

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