CASA 0101 Theater and Angel City Theatre Ensemble to Present MARIELA IN THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

CASA 0101 Theater, Josefina Lopez, Artistic Director and the newly formed production company, Angel City Theater Ensemble (ACTE), Vance Valencia, Founder, will present the Los Angeles Premiere of the critically acclaimed play, MARIELA IN THE DESERT, written by Karen Zacarias, directed by Robert Beltran (Star Trek:  Voyager; Zoot Suit; Eating Raoul).  The production will be presented for a five-week run on the theater's Main Stage located at 2102 East First Street (at St. Louis Street), Boyle Heights, CA  90033 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 5:00 p.m., November 4 - December 11, 2016.  There will be no performances on Thanksgiving Weekend, November 25th, 26th and 27th. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, November 7, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Monday, November 7, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: FRANKENSTEIN at Denver Center Theatre Company
by Chris Arneson - Oct 21, 2016

When you think of Frankenstein, it's easy to default to a mad scientist cackling in his lab as he electrifies a boxy green guy with bolts in his neck. That's not what's happening right now at the Denver Center-it's so much better. (more...)

Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Lily Collins to Be Honored at the 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. (more...)

WICKED Announces Added Holiday Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

WICKED, the spellbinding musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has added three extra Christmas matinees: on Thursday 22 December, Monday 26 December 2016 and Thursday 29 December 2016. All extra shows start at 2.30pm at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre.  (more...)

Pianist Daniel Hsu to Perform at Center for the Arts at Pepperdine
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts continues its 2016-2017 Recital Series with a performance by the First Prize winner at the 2015 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, pianist Daniel Hsu in Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2016.  (more...)

Texas Association of Realtors announces candidate support for 2016 general election
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016


First U.S. Exhibition on Designer & Architect Pierre Chareau Set for The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Jewish Museum will present the first U.S. exhibition focused on French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) from November 4, 2016 through March 26, 2017. (more...)

Faction of Fools Theatre Company to Present THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Faction of Fools Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, pairing heightened text with heightened physical comedy in the style of Commedia dell'Arte. One of Shakespeare's most rich and intricate plays is also one of his most controversial, as it explores a burgeoning merchant class and what happens when things get personal. By utilizing masks and physical characterizations from Commedia dell'Arte, Faction of Fools puts the comedy back into the text, allowing the tragic junctures to cut all the more profoundly. Performances run November 18th - December 11th, 2016 in the Eastman Studio Theatre at Gallaudet University. (more...)

Sophie Okonedo to Join Damien Lewis in Edward Albee's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

It is announced today that the Tony Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated actor Sophie Okonedo will join Damian Lewis in a new production of Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?  Directed by Ian Rickson, the production will play a strictly limited 12 week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 24th March to 24th June 2017. (more...)

The Round Barn Theatre to Introduce ASL Interpreters at THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres has announced a collaboration with the American Sign Language Interpretation Department of Goshen College to have Sign Language interpreters translate select performances on the Joseph Stein Stage.  (more...)

OFFICIAL: Hello, Donna! Donna Murphy Will Play Dolly Levi Once a Week in HELLO, DOLLY!
by Rialto Chatter - Oct 20, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that, beginning Tuesday, June 13, two-time Tony Award®-winner and one of Broadway's most treasured stars, Donna Murphy, will step into the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi for Tuesday evening performances of the upcoming Broadway revival of Michael Stewart's (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) Hello, Dolly!, starring the legendary Bette Midler.  (Ms. Murphy will also take over the role during Ms. Midler's vacations.) (more...)

Selldorf Architects to Design Frick Upgrade and Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Frick Collection announced today that Selldorf Architects has been selected to design a major upgrade, enhancement, and expansion of the institution's facilities (more...)

SHUFFLE ALONG, JOHN and DEAR EVAN HANSEN Artists Top 2016 Hewes Theater Design Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Four theater artists will be honored by the Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee during the presentation of its 2016 Awards in a luncheon ceremony to be held November 7, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LAST FIREFLY at Children'sTheatre Company
by Karen Bovard - Oct 20, 2016

This pre-eminent children's theatre company is one of the wellsprings of new plays for young audiences, and has twice commissioned playwright Naomi Iizuka in that effort. This time, Iizuka has woven together aspects of seven different Japanese folktales to create THE LAST FIREFLY, the tale of a boy in search of his absent father. (more...)

BWW To Stream On Facebook LIVE With Jennifer Damiano and Fernando Dente from Buenos Aires
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Oct 19, 2016

Join us for this exclusive Facebook event live from Buenos Aires with Broadway star Jennifer Damiano and Argentina star Fernando Dente, on Thursday, October 20th 4pm ET (more...)

Darlinghurst Theatre Company to Present A LIFE IN THE THEATRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Performers John Gaden and Arkos Armont and director Helen Dallimore bring their formidable talent and wealth of 'life in the theatre' experience to bear in David Mamet's modern classic play and comedy.  (more...)

National Theatre Group Names Angela Rowles Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

National Theatre Group (NTG) announced today that Angela Rowles will join the company as the theater's new managing director beginning October 31, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The Edge Theater presents 'Marie Antoinette' October 14 through November 13 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood.  Performances are Fridays, Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 6 p.m. No Show on Sunday, October 30 to make way for the Industry Night & Halloween Party on Monday, October 31@ 8 p.m. Tickets are $28 and available online or by calling 303-232-0363.   (more...)

LA'S Pay What You Want Theatre Company Presents URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's Pay What You Want Company, has announced the final production of its seventh season, three-time Tony Award-winner Urinetown: The Musical. With music by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis, book by Kotis, musical direction by Gregory Nabours, and directed by Kari Hayter, there will be one preview performance on November 4 at 8pm and opening is set for Saturday, November 5 at 8pm. Urinetown: The Musical will play through December 3 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center.  (more...)

LES TROYENS Premieres at Lyric on Sunday, November 13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

In a new production, Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the much-anticipated Midwest premiere of Les Troyens by French Romantic composer Hector Berlioz (1803-1869). Les Troyens opens Sunday, November 13, with only five performances throughDecember 3 at Lyric's Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Tickets are available at or at 312-827-5600. (more...)

Guest Blog: Amit Lahav and Ezra Hewing On Mental Health and INSTITUTE
by Guest Blog: Ezra Hewing - Oct 19, 2016

Gecko's Artistic Director Amit Lahav and the Head of Mental Health Education at Suffolk Mind, Ezra Hewing, have teamed up to produce a series of mental health workshops and discussions that will run alongside Gecko's autumn tour of Institute, which begins tonight. The play follows four male characters as they struggle to prepare themselves to leave treatment for the outside world. Amit and Ezra explain how their partnership came about and how important it is for theatre to be tackling this subject. (more...)

CURSED CHILD, THE FLICK, NO MAN'S LAND Lead Evening Standard Theatre Awards Longlist
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, established in 1955, are presented annually for outstanding achievements in London Theatre, and this year's nominations longlist has just been announced. Sponsored by the Evening Standard newspaper, this year's shortlist will be revealed on October 24, and winners on November 13, 2016. (more...)

TADA! Youth Theater Announces Time-Inspired 32nd Season
by BroadwayWorld JR - Oct 19, 2016

The Drama Desk award-winning TADA! Youth Theater is celebrating its 32nd year of original musical productions for family audiences. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Renee Elise Goldsberry Support Hillary Clinton, HAMILTON- Style!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 19, 2016

On Monday night, the biggest names from Broadway and Hollywood took the stage for aHillary Clinton fundraiser- STRONGER TOGETHER. One of the highlights of the event, which took place at New York's St. James Theatre, featured Tony Award winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and his Hamilton co-star Renee Elise Goldsberry, performing a revised election-themed version of the musical's, 'Ten Duel Commandments.' Check out the full performance below! (more...)

An All-Female Team Leads American Repertory Theater of WNY's production of HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS AND THEN KILL THEM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

When the Buffalo-based American Repertory Theater of WNY opens the company's second show of the 2016-17 season, the entire production will see an all-female production team and cast tackle Halley Feiffer's compelling dark-comedy, 'How To Make Friends and Then Kill Them.'  (more...)

VIDEO: Sarah Jessica Parker & Andrea McArdle Perform 'Tomorrow' at Broadway For Hillary Fundraiser
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

One of the evening's highlights was an epic duet featuring Sarah Jessica Parker and Andrea McArdle, who joined forces to perform the iconic anthem 'Tomorrow' from ANNIE (more...)

Photo Flash: A Scintillating First Look at Company XIV's New Baroque Burlesque Show PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Company XIV presents a 2016-17 pop-up season at The Irondale Center, featuring two adult-only shows: the world premiere of PARIS, and a revival of their sexy hit holiday show NUTCRACKER ROUGE, both conceived, directed and choreographed by Drama Desk Award nominee Austin Mccormick. PARIS runs from now through November 12. The show celebrates its official opening tonight, October 19, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the company in action below! (more...)

Euan Morton Leads HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Tour, Stopping in Seattle This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton will take over the role of Hedwig, and Hannah Corneau will play Yitzhak in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, starting November 29th at the Civic Theatre in San Diego. (more...)

Josh Rhodes-Helmed GUYS AND DOLLS to Launch 2016-17 Season at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

GUYS AND DOLLS, hailed as one of the greatest musical comedies of all time, kicks off Asolo Rep's highly anticipated 2016-17 season, the fifth and final of its celebrated American Character Project. (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Renee Elise Goldsberry Sing Revised 'Ten Duel Commandments' at Hillary Fundraiser
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 18, 2016

One of the event's highlights was Tony Award winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and his HAMILTON co-star Renee Elise Goldsberry, performing a revised election-themed version of the hip hop musical's number,  'Ten Duel Commandments.' (more...)

The Met Presents SACRED REPERTOIRE OF JERUSALEM Performed By Schola Antiqua, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

In celebration of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven, Schola Antiqua of Chicago will perform a program of sacred music that is inspired by the diverse religions existing within the city of Jerusalem. On Sunday, October 23, at 1:00 and 3:00 pm, The Suspended Harp: Sounds of Faith in Medieval Jerusalem will be staged in the Fuentidueña Chapel at The Met Cloisters, as part of the 2016-17 MetLiveArts season. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016


VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, NPH, Cynthia Erivo & More at Broadway for Hillary Fundraiser!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Last night, the biggest names from Broadway and Hollywood took the stage for a Hillary Clinton fundraiser called STRONGER TOGETHER. Below, check out video highlights from the event and click here  to see the full set list from the night! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Unites to Support Hillary Clinton in STRONGER TOGETHER!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Last night, the biggest names from Broadway and Hollywood took the stage to support Hillary Clinton in STRONGER TOGETHER, a special evening at the theater to benefit the Hillary Victory Fund. The star-studded show featured never-before-seen duets and appearances from Julia Roberts, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Emily Blunt, Neil Patrick Harris, Helen Mirren and many more. In addition, Former President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton were on hand to speak to the crowd. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 10/11/2016 - 10/18/2016
by - Oct 18, 2016

Hottest Articles on 10/11/2016 - 10/18/2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Welcome to Earth' Episode of SUPERGIRL
by - Oct 18, 2016

On the next episode of SUPERGIRL on The CW titled "Welcome to Earth", an attack is made on the President (guest star Lynda Carter) as hot-button, alien vs. human rights issues heat up in National City. (more...)

Hunter Foster to Helm THE LOST BOY Reading with Matt Doyle, Jen Cody, James Lecesne and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Broadway's Matt Doyle (Book Of Mormon, War Horse), Jennifer Cody (Shrek, Urinetown), Elizabeth Morton (Death Of A Salesman), James Lecesne (The Best Man) and Sheffield Chastain (Is He Dead?) will appear in a industry reading of Ron Palillo's play, The Lost Boy, at Martian Entertainment, 165 West 46st St, Suite 1214. (more...)

The Skivvies' Nick Cearley to Star in BUYER & CELLAR at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

"Buyer and Cellar" is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. Jonathan Tolins' Buyer & Cellar stars Nick Cearley ("The Skivvies") as a struggling Los Angeles actor who finds himself working in Barbra Streisand's basement! (more...)

DONALD THE GRUMP Hits #1 on Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

This beautifully-illustrated, clever, adult fairy tale is a parody of our current presidential election, and it forecasts what will happen after the election depending on who wins. (more...)

Anna K. Jacobs Selected for 2016 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Ziegfeld Club has announced that Anna K. Jacobs has been selected to receive the 2016 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award. The award will provide Jacobs with a grant of $10,000 and a year of professional mentorship from mentors including Tony Award-winning producer Barbara Whitman. Zoe Sarnak and Shaina Taub are the honorable mentions chosen by the awards panel. Recipients will be honored during a reception that will feature distinguished speaker Jeanine Tesori and a special musical performance by Masi Asare, who is the recipient of last year's inaugural award, on Monday, November 7, at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: South Coast Rep Reimagines Shakespeare in DISTRICT MERCHANTS
by Michael L. Quintos - Oct 17, 2016

Coming off the heels of another politically-charged play ALL THE WAY that they presented last month, Orange County's Tony Award-winning regional theater South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa is following up that searing drama with a staging of a brand new production of playwright Aaron Posner's DISTRICT MERCHANTS, a clever, thoughtful, and occasionally humorous re-imagining of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. This time around, the play-a self-aware comedic drama set during America's post-Civil War Reconstruction era-continues performances through October 23, 2016. (more...)

Broadway Star Will Swenson, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Among Recently Announced Berkshire Theatre Award Winners - Check Out the Full List Here!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The winners of the First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards have been announced. Seventeen arts journalists voted on 120 nominees in 25 categories chosen from artists in the 75 live theatre productions mounted in Berkshire County and adjacent areas between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016. (more...)

LIVESTREAM TONIGHT: Lin-Manuel Miranda and More to Support Hillary in STRONGER TOGETHER; See the Full Set List!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Tonight, the biggest names from Broadway and Hollywood will take the stage for a Hillary Clinton fundraiser called STRONGER TOGETHER. The special evening at the theater - which will feature Julia Roberts, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Emily Blunt, Neil Patrick Harris, Helen Mirren and many more - will include never-before-seen duets and collaborations to raise money for the Hillary Victory Fund.  (Additional details below.) (more...)

Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings Begins New Season Joined by Prelude Chamber Strings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings (PSSS), with instrumentalists in grades 6-9, led by Music Director Irene Kroesen (under the artistic advisement of Music Director Carl St.Clair). The concert features the Prelude Chamber Strings (PCS), grades 2-8, conducted by Helen Weed. (more...)

Infinity Theatre Company Presents Its First Ever Holiday Cabaret Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Fresh after producing last summer's smash hit productions of ALMOST HEAVEN and MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Infinity Theatre Company will return to Annapolis with their first ever holiday cabaret.   (more...)

WATCH LIVE! Broadway Takes the Stage to Support Hillary in STRONGER TOGETHER Fundraiser!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Tonight, the biggest names from Broadway and Hollywood will take the stage for a Hillary Clinton fundraiser called STRONGER TOGETHER. The special evening at the theater - which will feature Julia Roberts, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Emily Blunt, Neil Patrick Harris, Helen Mirren and many more - will include never-before-seen duets and collaborations to raise money for the Hillary Victory Fund.  (Additional details below.) (more...)

M*A*S*H* Star Loretta Swit to Lead ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Laguna Playhouse has announced 'M*A*S*H' star LORETTA SWIT starring in ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, HER SECRET JOURNEY. (more...)

Orlando Philharmonic to Kick Off Pops Series with GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will be joined by audience favorite Albert George Schram as conductor for Great American Songbook, the first concert in the Pops Series on October 22 at 2 & 8 p.m. (more...)

Interval Productions to Present New Musical MUTED at The Bunker
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Interval Productions present new musical Muted, described by Stephen Fry as 'stunning' and Mark Shenton (The Stage) as the British equivalent to Rent. (more...)

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