BWW Review: BABY DOLL at McCarter Theatre Center
by Leigh Byron - Sep 21, 2015

Tennessee Williams's BABY DOLL was thoroughly enjoyable in its opening night performance at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton on Friday, September 18. The play, adapted for the stage by Pierre Laville and Emily Mann, and directed by Mann, wove together the themes of deception and innocence with a great deal of artistry. The cat-and-mouse and hide-and-seek games portrayed in the show (more...)

BWW Profile: Christine Baranski Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 17, 2015

Today we take a look back at the incredible career of stage and screen star Christine Baranski; from Broadway shows like THE REAL THING, RUMORS, BOEING-BOEING, to films THE BIRDCAGE, CHICAGO, MAMMA MIA, and the upcoming INTO THE WOODS, to TV shows CYBILL, THE BIG BANG THEORY, and THE GOOD WIFE, for which she was nominated this year. (more...)

CRIMES OF THE HEART Broadway Director Melvin Bernhardt Dies at 84
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Melvin Bernhardt, director of two Pulitzer Prize-winning plays and Tony winner for DA, died on Saturday, September 12, 2015. He was 84. (more...)

Big Bad Boo Studios Launches Lili & Lola Language-Learning Mobile Games
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

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Lifeline Theatre to Stage World Premiere of SPARKY! in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

 Lifeline Theatre's KidSeries presents Sparky!, a world premiere musical adaptation with script by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Jessica Wright, music and lyrics by Laura McKenzie, and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Amanda Link, based on the novel by Jenny Ofill and illustrated by Chris Appelhans. This production is recommended for children ages five and up (children under two not permitted), and runs approximately one hour with no intermission.  (more...)

BWW Review: Theatre Memphis Plays 'Cats and Mouse' With WAIT UNTIL DARK
by Joseph Baker - Oct 19, 2015

The set alone is testament as to why Theatre Memphis invariably is recognized during awards season for its designers -- two dominant windows admitting shifts in light as darkness falls, steps descending into a blind woman's apartment (steps on which menacing characters will align themselves as they focus on their sightless victim), a refrigerator that will become a hiding place, a source of danger, and a shield of protection. Frederick Knott's chiller (adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and suspensefully helmed by Director Tracey Zerwig Ford) is a tense and understated October alternative to the bucket of blood drenching poor CARRIE just across town at Circuit Playhouse. (more...)

Melissa Leo, Sebastian Stan & Clark Duke Set to Star in I'M DYING UP HERE on SHOWTIME
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Academy Award® winner Melissa Leo, Sebastian Stan and Clark Duke have joined the ensemble cast of the new one-hour SHOWTIME dark comedy pilot I'M DYING UP HERE. (more...)

Original Cast of BARE Reunites Tonight at 54 Below in Memory of Composer Damon Intrabartolo
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 12, 2015

Performers from the beloved Off-Broadway musical BARE are coming together to honor the show's late creator, Damon Intrabartolo, tonight, October 12, at Feinstein's/ 54 Below at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Two-Time Oscar Winner Robert De Niro to be Honored with the 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at the '19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards''
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

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Two-Time Oscar Winner Robert De Niro to be Honored with the 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at the '19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards''
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

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Two-Time Oscar Winner Robert De Niro to be Honored with the 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at the '19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards''
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

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Brightline Interactive Launches Snowflake e-Book
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/21/2015
by - Nov 21, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/21/2015. (more...)

HIDE AND SEEK, Starring Lia Chang and Garth Kravits, to Premiere at Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, 11/21
by Movies News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Bev's Girl Films' Hide and Seek, starring Lia Chang and Garth Kravits (Broadway: The Drowsy Chaperone) will have its Philadelphia premiere as an Official Selection at The 2015 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF'15) The screening will be this Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 2:15pm, in the Women's Shorts Program at Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. (more...)

The TAS Group Introduces Sales Performance Manager With Built-in Sales Management Expertise, Insights and Best Practices to Get the Best Sales Performance; No Analytics N
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BBC America to Premiere THE HUNT, 7/3
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2016

Ahead of Sir David Attenborough's milestone 90th birthday, BBC AMERICA announces its first major natural history co-production, THE HUNT, will premiere Sunday, July 3 at 9/8c. (more...)

Stage Vet Glenn Close Joins WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? Sci-Fi Film
by Movies News Desk - May 6, 2015

According to Deadline, Glenn Close, who last starred on Broadway opposite John Lithgow in A DELICATE BALANCE, has signed on for two upcoming films -- WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? and SHE WHO BRINGS GIFTS. (more...)

Zimmerli Art Museum to Display Woodcut Prints from Helen Hyde, Bertha Lum
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

New Brunswick, NJ – The historic re-establishment of trade between Japan and Western nations in 1853 also greatly influenced art and culture throughout the second half of the 19th century. Exhibitions at museums and world's fairs introduced Asian artists and traditions in North America and Europe, where artists enthusiastically embraced subjects, compositions, and materials they rarely – if ever – had seen before. The Zimmerli Art Museum's new exhibition “Infinite Opportunities Offered in Color”:  Prints by Helen Hyde and Bertha Lum, on view through July 31, features 35 works by two American artists who, in turn, disseminated these artistic developments to audiences back home. Both artists spent considerable time living abroad in Asia and recognized the unique artistic possibilities for representing traditional aspects of life in an area of the world that was rapidly modernizing. They mastered complex color printing techniques and depicted aspects of Japanese and Chinese culture that essentially had been absent in the West. Because these artists generally are presented in survey exhibitions, this is a rare opportunity to view a significant group of works by either artist.“Infinite Opportunities Offered in Color” also complements other works on view from the Zimmerli's permanent collection, including examples of the Japonisme movement and a gallery that commemorates Rutgers' historic relationship with Japan.   (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 5/2/2016 - New York Pops Gala, August Wilson Monologues & More!
by Jessica Khan - May 2, 2016

Today's big news: Broadway's best gather for tonight's 2016 New York Pops Gala, this year's August Wilson Monologue Competition is this evening, and the cast of WAITRESS hits the recording studio, so stay tuned for coverage! (more...)

Provincetown Theater Playwrights' Lab Set for June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Eight plays will be presented on each day of the Spring Playwrights Festival at the studio of WOMR Radio (494 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA). (more...)

Chuck E. Cheese's Announces 'Reading With Chuck E.' Events
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

IRVING, Texas, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Chuck E. Cheese's announced today the promotional agreement with I Can Read! books by HarperCollins Children's Books for weekly 'Reading With Chuck E.' story time events at participating Chuck E. Cheese's locations. Starting May 5, 2015 and running through June 30, 2015, the story time events will take place every Tuesday at 11a.m. and 6 p.m. Led by Chuck E. Cheese and a team member, one I Can Read! title will be selected each month for the story time. I Can Read! is widely recognized as the premier beginning reader series with more than 175 million books sold featuring beloved characters from award-winning authors and illustrators, published by HarperCollins Children's Books. (more...)

God Save the Queen! Meet the Full Cast of THE AUDIENCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 8, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will return to Broadway this spring as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. Opening Night is tonight, March 8, 2015; the limited engagement runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the company! (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Montana Repertory Theatre's THE GREAT GATSBY, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with Montana Repertory Theatre's new theatrical adaptation of The Great Gatsby on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 3pm. F. Scott Fitzgerald's captivating story of romance and betrayal is brought to life in Simon Levy's finely crafted adaptation for the stage. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Broadway's Christopher Coucill to Star in UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL at Hedgerow Theatre, 4/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Christopher Coucill, whose acting credits include Broadway and TV, brings Glen Berger's one-man mystery adventure Underneath the Lintel to Hedgerow Theatre from April 9 to 26. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Monday, July 6, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jun 30, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, July 6, 2015! (more...)

BWW Feature: Supervising Animator Michael Stocker Talks Finding Dory for FINDING DORY
by Katricia Lang - Jun 24, 2016

FINDING DORY, the long-awaited follow-up to the unbelievably beloved 2003 film FINDING NEMO, follows Dory, a good-natured, amnesiac blue tang fish (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres), as she searches for her long lost parents. (more...)

Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Heyi Pictures to Co-Produce Jackie Chan's BLEEDING STEEL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Heyi Pictures announced today that they will co-produce and co-finance the Jackie Chan sci-fi thriller BLEEDING STEEL, written and directed by Leo Zhang (Chrysanthemum to the Beast). (more...)

Family Features Shares Tips to Keep Kids Active this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

MISSION, KS - (Family Features) With the school year complete, kids are excited to relax after a year of hard work, learning and extracurricular activities. However, this may lead to the temptation of sitting on the couch watching TV or playing on a computer or mobile device. (more...)

Ross Valley Players Set 2015-16 Season: ANNA IN THE TROPICS & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

ROSS VALLEY PLAYERS is pleased to announce their 2015 - 2016 season which celebrates their 86th consecutive year. Among the seven plays included in the new season is a World Premiere by Bay Area Playwright Mary Spletter, a 2008 Tony Award winner for best revival of a play, a 2003 Pulitzer Prize winner, and an Ivey Award winner about a classic tale of good vs. evil. Each year, Ross Valley Players produce diverse, professional-quality live theater that evokes, entertains and enlivens the human spirit. www.rossvalleyplayers.com (more...)

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Presents THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF WONDER, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

As part of its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Shows for family audiences by UConn Puppet Arts students, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present The Wonderful World of Wonder by UConn Puppet Arts MFA student Gavin Cummins and Philadelphia-based artist and musician Gwendolyn Rooker onSaturday, July 16 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT. (more...)

Nat Geo WILD to Premiere First Digital Series in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Nat Geo WILD inspires people to let the wild in every day. The network is dedicated to creating content for animal lovers everywhere to enjoy, whether it's on TV, in magazines, or in books. Now, Nat Geo WILD is bringing the wild online with the launch of its first-ever digital series, wild_life With Bertie Gregory, premiering Wednesday, Aug. 3, on the network's YouTube Channel, as well as on NationalGeographic.com. (more...)

Arts on the Horizon Sets 2016-17 Season of Theatre for the Very Young
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Arts on the Horizon, an interactive theatre for children ages zero to six, is excited to announce its 2016 -2017 season. As the first theatre company in the United States to stage completely non-verbal performances for young audiences, Arts on the Horizon shows are performed solely with sound, movement and live music to engage children at any stage of language development and also children whose first language may not be English. (more...)

Original Cast of BARE to Reunite at 54 Below in Memory of Composer Damon Intrabartolo
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 16, 2015

Performers from the beloved Off-Broadway musical BARE will soon come together in honoring its late creator. (more...)

Jewish Museum to Present BANG ON A CAN Performance Piece, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

New York, NY - Bang on a Can: Beauty Is Power, a concert featuring 'cello goddess' (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser, will take place at the Jewish Museum on Thursday, January 29 at 7:30pm. Tied to the Museum's exhibition, Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first exhibition about the legendary cosmetics entrepreneur and trendsetting art collector Helena Rubinstein, the performance will highlight powerful women composers. This program is the third concert of the Jewish Museum and Bang on a Can's partnership to produce a series of dynamic musical performances at the Museum from June 2014 to May 2015, inspired by the Jewish Museum's diverse slate of exhibitions. (more...)

Janet Devlin's Debut Album 'Running With Scissors' to Release 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Flame haired Northern Irish singer-songwriter Janet Devlin introduces herself to North America with her debut album 'Running With Scissors,' which will be available in North America on February 10th, (more...)

Jewish Museum Presents BANG ON A CAN Performance Piece Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

New York, NY - Bang on a Can: Beauty Is Power, a concert featuring 'cello goddess' (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser, will take place at the Jewish Museum tonight, January 29 at 7:30pm. Tied to the Museum's exhibition, Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first exhibition about the legendary cosmetics entrepreneur and trendsetting art collector Helena Rubinstein, the performance will highlight powerful women composers. This program is the third concert of the Jewish Museum and Bang on a Can's partnership to produce a series of dynamic musical performances at the Museum from June 2014 to May 2015, inspired by the Jewish Museum's diverse slate of exhibitions. (more...)

Alwin Nikolais' Classics to Take the Stage at The Joyce Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Welcome to 2016 via 1950 at The Joyce Theater, February 9-14, when a series of the late choreographer's groundbreaking works-'Tensile Involvement,' 'Gallery,' 'Mechanical Organ III,' and 'Crucible' command the stage courtesy of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, the repository of 'Nik's' greatest hits. Alberto del Saz, director of the Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance, selected, staged and directed the season repertory. (more...)

BWW Late Recap: After Singing with The Skivvies Monday Night, Patti Murin Returns to Recap THE BACHELOR
by Patti Murin - Jan 14, 2015

Good morning, fellow Bachelor devotees! And I say that not because it's morning here (it's 11 PM on Tuesday and I'm SUPER late with this recap), but because the secondepisode opens immediately after last week's rose ceremony, which took place as the sun rose. It seems to be noon tomorrow as the girls give up on the whole 'standing' thing and just sprawl out on the floor in their cocktail dresses. Kimberly, a yoga instructor from Long Island who Farmer Chris did NOT give a rose to, re-enters THE BACHELOR compound and begs Chris for another chance. She is convinced that he did not keep her because she didn't actually get to physically talk to him that evening. Yes, Kimberly, in order to advance on The Bachelor, you must make human contact with The Bachelor. Got it now? Great. You may stay. (more...)

Janet Devlin's Debut Album 'Running With Scissors' Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Flame haired Northern Irish singer-songwriter Janet Devlin introduces herself to North America with her debut album 'Running With Scissors,' which will be available in North America today, February 10th. (more...)

Leonard Seet to Release MAGNOLIAS IN PARADISE, Fall 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Excelsior Publishing will be releasing Leonard Seet's latest novel 'Magnolias in Paradise' in Fall 2016. Ernst arrives at the Paradise train station with fifty-thousand dollars to ransom his sweetheart, and while looking among the crowd for the young man with a magnolia, a beggar seizes his bag of cash and escapes through the revolving door. Chasing after the rascal, he slams into his contacthis girlfriend's lover in town. Now, he must beat his love-rival to the money and rescue her before the deadline. 'Magnolias in Paradise' (252 pp., tpb, $14.95) is a 96,000-word crime novel and the first in a potential series. As in Larry Brown's 'Father and Son,' good confronts evil in a southern town. And as in Joe R. Lansdale's 'Cold in July,' an ordinary man gets sucked into a conspiracy, with psychopaths terrorizing a small town and FBI agents going after a corrupt sheriff. In the end, the man must take the law into his hands. But in this case, ending in tragedy. Here, he combined Will Christopher Baer's surreal settings and mentally unstable villains, with Brian Evenson's literary minimalism and heroes cursing their knowledge. 'Leonard Seet brings his intelligence and wit and gifts as a writer to a broader audience in 'Magnolias in Paradise' in a gritty, realistic novel. He uses a narrative style which brings... the perspective of the players in this grim game of hide-and-seek reminiscent of the narrative technique of As I Lay Dying and Charming Billy... Mainstream audiences will appreciate the intelligence of the narrative of this book in this genre, which is so often short-changed by lesser lights just out to make a buck. Seet has reinvented himself as a writer in his evolution from his deeply rich, engaging and inspirational books about spirituality to the rough ride on the mean streets of Magnolias in Paradise... definitely be engaged by this novel.' - David Lentz, author, Bloomsday: the Bostoniad Leonard Seet is the author of the novel 'Meditation On Space-Time' and the non-fiction 'The Spiritual Life.' His articles and short fiction have appeared in the Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Banana Writers and Pilcrow & Dagger. He learned the art of writing from Brando Skyhorse and Tim Johnston through George Washington University's Jennie McKean Moore Fiction Workshop, which is by application. 'Magnolias in Paradise' will be available in most brick-and-mortar and online bookstores. (more...)

Cellist Maya Beiser Set for BEAUTY IS POWER at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Bang on a Can: Beauty Is Power, a concert featuring 'cello goddess' (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser, will take place at the Jewish Museum on Thursday, January 29 at 7:30pm. Tied to the Museum's exhibition, Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first exhibition about the legendary cosmetics entrepreneur and trendsetting art collector Helena Rubinstein, the performance will highlight powerful women composers. This program is the third concert of the Jewish Museum and Bang on a Can's partnership to produce a series of dynamic musical performances at the Museum from June 2014 to May 2015, inspired by the Jewish Museum's diverse slate of exhibitions. (more...)

Parson's Nose Hosts Annual Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company, continues its 15th Season with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, opening today, December 20th. Adapted by Artistic Director, Lance Davis, this 75-minute performance is presented as a part of the theater's 'Pay What You Will' Readers' Theater Series. (more...)

Parson's Nose to Host Annual Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company, continues its 15th Season with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, opening Saturday, December 20th. Adapted by Artistic Director, Lance Davis, this 75-minute performance is presented as a part of the theater's 'Pay What You Will' Readers' Theater Series. (more...)

Parson's Nose Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company, presents their annual holiday reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, this Saturday and Sunday, December 20th and 21st. Adapted by Artistic Director, Lance Davis, this 75-minute performance is presented as a part of the theater's 'Pay What You Will' Readers' Theater Series. (more...)

Parson's Nose to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company, continues its 16th Season with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, opening Saturday, December 19th. Adapted by Artistic Director, Lance Davis, this 75-minute performance is presented as a part of the theater's "Pay What You Will" Readers' Theater Series. Due to popular demand, tickets only remain for the Saturday night reading. Sunday, December 20th is SOLD OUT. (more...)

Parson's Nose to Stage A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company, continues its 16th Season with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, opening Saturday, December 19th. Adapted by Artistic Director, Lance Davis, this 75-minute performance is presented as a part of the theater's "Pay What You Will" Readers' Theater Series. (more...)

Dawna Brister Penrod Releases ANNIE SHARES BIBLE VERSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

A cute black-and-tan dachshund named Annie plays storyteller in the new children's book of devotionals 'Annie Shares Bible Verse: Devotions for Young Children' (published by WestBow Press) written by Dawna Brister Penrod. (more...)

Broadway's Christopher Coucill Stars in UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL at Hedgerow Theatre, Now thru 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Christopher Coucill, whose acting credits include Broadway and TV, brings Glen Berger's one-man mystery adventure Underneath the Lintel to Hedgerow Theatre from tonight, April 9 to 26. (more...)

VIDEO: James Corden, Jeff Goldblum & Beck Play Hide-and-Seek from 'Tommy's House'
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Last night's LATE LATE SHOW was broadcast from the house of a stranger who graciously let the host, guests and technical team into his home. (more...)

BWW Recap: This Week's COMMUNITY Will Make You Want to Buy a Honda
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 22, 2015

This week's episode of COMMUNITY deals with Hondas and love. Frankie is made aware that the school has guerilla advertisers on campus, and we find out that one of them is none other than Subway—err, Rick—Britta's former flame. (more...)

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