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Stroll Through a Winter Wonderland in 'GARDEN LIGHTS' at Atlanta Botanical Garden
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Stroll through a winter wonderland of acres of twinkling, glimmering and flashing lights at Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, November 12 - January 7 at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.  (more...)

Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

 From 1964 to 1967, the extraordinary Nina Simone released seven albums on PhilipsRecords, further establishing her peerless artistic expression and singular voice. During this exceptional purple patch, she recorded some of her best and most important work of her career, much of it fuelled by the Civil Rights Movement and the turmoil of 1960s America. In conjunction with their 60(th) anniversary this year, Verve is celebrating the genius of Simone, the supernaturally gifted singer, pianist and prolific songwriter, and her incredible mid-'60s run with the release of her entire Philips catalog on vinyl. (more...)

Anthony Kearns of The Irish Tenors to Perform at American Irish Heritage Center 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Anthony Kearns, one of the finest tenor voices today, returns to Chicago for a one-day concert at the Irish American Heritage Center (IAHC) in Chicago, IL on Sunday, November 13, 2016. He will be joined by accompanist David George, along with guest fiddle player, Chicago's Devin Shepherd. Kearns is an original member of the PBS sensation, The Irish Tenors, and he also enjoys a robust international solo career. (more...)

BWW Interview: Maury Yeston Talks DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY Ahead of London Opening
by Liz Cearns - Sep 30, 2016

Maury Yeston, the composer and lyricist best-known for Nine and Titanic, visited the West End a few months before the West End opening of his new musical, Death Takes a Holiday. Based on a film (which was based on a play) this story tells of how Death changed his perspective. He used to not quite understand why everyone he came to collect was quite so aggrieved to die, until he met a particular woman who allowed him to realise quite what makes life worth clinging to. The side effect of Death's occupation being, though, that he can't collect anyone else while he's so distracted - Death the person and death the concept take a break!  Maury was kind enough to discuss his musical background, some of his better-known works and his latest venture for the stage. (more...)

Retro Meets Modern with the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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Official: Tim Key, Paul Ritter & Rufus Sewell to Star in ART at the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Full casting is today announced for Art at The Old Vic. Tim Key, Paul Ritter and Rufus Sewell star in Yasmina Reza's dazzling study of friendship, prejudice and tolerance. One of the most acclaimed plays of recent times, Art premiered in London twenty years ago and went on to become a phenomenon. Director Matthew Warchus reunites the original creative team. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WHIPPING MAN Mesmerizes at none too fragile
by Roy Berko - Sep 30, 2016

THE WHIPPING MAN, which is now on stage at none too fragile theatre, is a tale set at the close of the Civil War in which Caleb DeLeon, a Confederate soldier returns to his Richmond, Virginia, palatial home, now a charred wreckage, to find his family missing and two former slaves, Simon and John, still there in spite of the their now being free men. Caleb is badly wounded. The former slaves take care of him. As the story unfolds, an examination of friendship, faith and the meaning of freedom are revealed as there is a probing of the question asked each year during the Passover Seder, 'Why is this night different from all other nights?' (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL Comes to Imagination Theater for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Ho! Ho! Ho! The Holidays are almost upon us and Imagination Theater is excited to bring A Christmas Story the Musical to the Placerville stage. (more...)

Welcome 2017 with SALUTE TO VIENNA NEW YEAR'S CONCERT at Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

???????Celebrate and welcome 2017 with Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert, at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Food Network to Premiere New Season of HOLIDAY BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP, 11/6
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Beginning on Sunday, November 6th at 9pm ET/PT nine talented bakers brimming with Holiday cheer compete to 'sleigh' their competition on Food Network's Holiday BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP. (more...)

New England's Favorite Holiday Tradition A CHRISTMAS CAROL Starts November 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Trinity Rep announces its annual presentation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, directed by James Dean Palmer, and featuring resident acting company member Brian McEleney as Scrooge. Performances run November 5 through December 31.Tickets are on sale now and by phone at (401) 351-4242, online at www.trinityrep.com, or in person at the theater's box office at 201 Washington St. A Christmas Carol is presented by Cardi's Furniture with supporting sponsors Amica Insurance and Hasbro, Inc. (more...)

Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums Including Nina Simone in Concert, Wild is the Wind, High Priestess of Soul
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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THE NUTCRACKER Begins This November at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

???????The musical twist on the classic tale of THE NUTCRACKER comes to life for children of all ages at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from November 11 through December 30, with a press opening on Saturday, November 19 at 10 a.m. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL and YESTERDAY AND TODAY to Bring the Holidays to Omaha Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Holiday classic A Christmas Carol and Yesterday and Today, the interactive Beatles show featuring Billy McGuigan and his brothers, return to the Omaha Community Playhouse this Holiday season. (more...)

VH1 & Freeform Acquire All Five Seasons of THE MINDY PROJECT
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

NBCUniversal Television and New Media Distribution today announced VH1 and Freeform have acquired the first five seasons of THE MINDY PROJECT from Universal Television. (more...)

Check Out These Holiday Gifts Ideas from Hale Groves
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

With the Holidays just around the corner, Hale Groves has the perfect gift ideas for every foodie on your list. From orange gift baskets to dried fruit gift trays and even bakery gift ideas, there's a perfect choice for everyone. (more...)

Guest Blog: Director Jack Silver On Staging Tennessee Williams's CONFESSIONAL In A Seaside Pub
by Guest Blogger: Jack Silver - Sep 29, 2016

Jack Silver on staging Tennesse Williams's Confessional in a pub (more...)

Brian Setzer to Release 'ROCKABILLY RIOT: OSAKA ROCKA! - LIVE IN JAPAN' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Three-time Grammy-award-winner BRIAN SETZER's new concert Blu-ray/CD,ROCKABILLY RIOT: OSAKA ROCKA! - LIVE IN JAPAN--filmed on February 18 at Namba Hatch in Osaka, Japan--is set for release November 4, 2016 via Surfdog Records. (more...)

Global Average Connection Speed Increases 14 Percent Year over Year, According to Akamai's 'Second Quarter, 2016 State of the Internet Report'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

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ELF Brings Holiday Cheer To The Grand This November!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Elf - The Musical, Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 3 and 7 pm. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com. (more...)

Coming to the Grand RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER Live On Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Rudolf, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Musical ? part of the Galveston Island Winter Wonder Island event series ? Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 2 and 5 pm. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com. (more...)

Kate Burton to Star in Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced the world premiere of THE DEAD, 1904 - an immersive adaptation of James Joyce's classic story, "The Dead," adapted by the Pulitzer Prize winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon (Moy Sand and Gravel) and novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz (Admission, You Should Have Known). (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform Keith Michael's The Nutcracker from December 10 and 11, 2016 at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, NYC (between Park and Madison Avenues). Performances are 11am, 1pm, and 3:30pm.  Tickets are $24 for children 12 and under and $34 for adults, and are available online at www.nytb.org, via Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787, or in person at the Florence Gould Hall box office at (212) 355-6160. For group sales: 212-679-0401 or email groups@nytb.org. (more...)

Klatch Coffee Celebrates National Coffee Day with Unique Specials
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Fresh off their Golden Bean championship, Klatch Coffee is revving up for National Coffee Day on Thursday, September 29 and International Coffee Day on Saturday, October 1. The highlight of these celebrations is Saturday marks the first time customers will be able to taste the winning Golden Bean espresso. (more...)

iHeartMedia Announces the Return of the Legendary National 'iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One' with Exclusive Cardholder Pre-Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

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The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres Announces its 2017 COMING OF AGE Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Coming of Age is a relative thing; everyone does it and The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres has chosen 21 as the symbol of this signal of life's journey. It will be the 21st year of repertory theatre (more than one show a day on the same stage with the same actors) so the theatre has chosen to design the season around musicals and shows that are "Coming of Age" stories of love and discovery. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2016-17 Family Festivities Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2016-17 Family Festivities Series on selected Sundays from November through April, featuring musical productions based on classic and new children's stories.  The six-show series includes the favorite tale, "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat," and a new show, "Twinkle Tames a Dragon, The Musical," by Katharine Holabird, the author of the popular book series, "Angelina Ballerina." Performances are at 1 and 4 p.m. Tickets, at $20 each, are now on sale.  (more...)

The Evergreen Chorale Presents MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Evergreen Chorale presents 'My Fair Lady' September 16 through October 9 at Center Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen, CO, 80439. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $26 Adults; $22 seniors (62+)/Students, $16 children (12&under), $20 groups of 10 or more and available by phone 303-674-4002 or online at www.evergreenchorale.org. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera To Preview IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE In NY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will offer New Yorkers a preview performance of excerpts from a new opera based on the classic story and Frank Capra film It's a Wonderful Life on Sunday, November 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Guggenheim Museum, as part of the museum's Works & Process program. The evening will include a discussion with the composer/librettist team of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer, moderated by HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers. (more...)

HAMILTON Tony Winner Leslie Odom, Jr. to Release SIMPLY CHRISTMAS Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Award-winning vocalist Leslie Odom Jr. will follow up his hugely successful self-titled jazz debut with a stunning album of newly reinterpreted Holiday classics entitled Simply Christmas, to be released November 11, 2016 on S-Curve Records. (more...)

Charlie Puth, Fifth Harmony & More Set for iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

iHeartMedia will once again celebrate the Holiday season across the nation with its annual 'iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2016 Tour Presented by Capital One.' (more...)

American Lyric Theater, in partnership with MasterVoices, Presents THE HALLOWEEN TREE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

American Lyric Theater (ALT) and Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, in partnership with MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), presents The Halloween Tree on October 30, 2016 at 3pm in the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 W 67th Street, New York City.  Based on Ray Bradbury's classic novel that explores the origins of Halloween, composer Theo Popov and librettist Tony Asaro take us on an epic journey as a group of children search for their friend Pipkin, who has mysteriously disappeared on Halloween night. (more...)

Scoop: THE LETTER on FREEFORM - Tuesday, October 18, 2016
by - Sep 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE LETTER, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, October 18, 2016! (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: September 29, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 29, 2016

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Gets WORKING, November 1-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents WORKING based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book and featuring songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Wicked), and James Taylor running November 1-20.  Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Demetria Joyce Bailey, Philip Chaffin, Laura Giknis, Tamar Greene, Jenny Lee Stern, and Kevin Toniazzo-Naughton. (more...)

Megan Hilty, Broadway Inspirational Voices and More Join BROADWAY SNIFFS OUT CANCER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Megan Hilty (Wicked, 'Smash'), Alex Newell ('Glee') and Michael McElroy with members of the Broadway Inspirational Voices have joined the lineup of the first annual all-star benefit concert BROADWAY SNIFFS OUT CANCER. (more...)

90+ Cellars Announces Limited Edition Holiday Bottles Featuring Argentina's Andes Mountains
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Latitude Beverage, the fast-growing Boston-based wine company behind 90+ Cellars, announces the release of a limited edition bottle design, available throughout the Holiday season. The design, which features Argentina's Andes Mountains, will be silk-screened on two of 90+ Cellars' most popular wines: its Lot 23 Old Vine Malbec and its Lot 53 Cabernet Sauvignon. Both wines come from high-elevation mountain vineyards in Mendoza, Argentina. (more...)

Food Network to Premiere New Series AYESHA'S HOMEMADE, 10/22
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Ayesha Curry brings family and friends together to celebrate as she cooks up her favorite recipes, in new series AYESHA'S HOMEMADE, premiering Saturday, October 22nd at 12pm ET/PT on Food Network. (more...)

WE SING Unveils Full Track List and New Trailer for the "Ultimate Singing Game Experience"
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Interactive music collaboration We Sing Productions, a joint enterprise between THQ Nordic, Wired Productions and Le Cortex, today revealed the full list of all-star tracks alongside fresh screenshots and a euphonious new trailer  to usher in the revival of the top-selling, award-winning music game series, We Sing. The ultimate singing game experience is headed to the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft later this year. (more...)

Theater Wit Extends Coffee Shop Play NAPERVILLE Into November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Theater Wit, Chicago's premiere 'smart art' theater, announced today a three-week extension of its current hit Chicago premiere, Naperville. (more...)

Upcoming Catholic University Drama Productions Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Catholic University of America Department of Drama will present the following performances for the 2016-2017 academic year. Unless otherwise noted, performances take place at the Hartke Theatre on the Catholic University campus at 3801 Harewood Road, N.E., Washington, D.C. (more...)

TeenTix Announces Nominees of 2016 Teeny Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

For the eighth year, Seattle's TeenTix, an arts access and engagement program for teenagers, has announced the nominees for its annual Teeny Awards. Like a Teen Choice Awards for local arts events and organizations, the Teeny Awards aim to empower teen arts audiences and to recognize those organizations that have done an especially good job of welcoming young people over the past year. (more...)

WICKED LIT 2016 Productions Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced the plays that will be included in WICKED LIT 2016, the company's 8th annual immersive theatre event that will for the 7th year take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. (more...)

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - Hit Musical Makes its South Africa Debut with Local Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

???????Get ready for the musical journey of your life!  The critically-acclaimed hit musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert based on the Oscar-winning hit film makes its South African premiere at Artscape, Cape Town on Tuesday, 28 March 2017.  Presented by Showtime Management in association with Lunchbox Theatrical Productions and Nullarbor Productions, and featuring an all South African cast, Priscilla will be on stage at Artscape until Sunday, 23 April, thereafter moving to Montecasino's Teatro from Friday, 28 April to 18 June 2017. Tickets are now on sale at Computicket. Hashtag: #PriscillaSA. Brought to South Africa in association with BBC First. (more...)

ePuppets Studios Launches FaceMashTV a New Web Series About Puppets Playing With Food
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

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Newegg Unveils Plans for 2016 Gametober Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

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2016 Town Hall Gala to Honor Garrison Keillor's A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

On Sunday, October 23 at 4pm at the Princeton Club of New York (15 West 43rd Street), The Town Hall will hold its Annual Gala where they will honor Grammy & Peabody Award-winner Garrison Keillor's acclaimed program A Prairie Home Companion with The Town Hall Friend of the Arts Award (over 150 shows were broadcast live from The Town Hall stage). (more...)

Zachary Clause to Bring SHERRY TAKES A HOLIDAY to the Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Zachary Clause announces a two-night run of his cabaret drag comedy, Sherry Takes a Holiday, on Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 W. 42nd Street). Doors open at 6:00pm with the show beginning at 7:00pm. (more...)

The Four Phantoms to Perform at HOLIDAY MOVIE SKATING SPECTACULAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Internationally renowned musical phenomenon, The Four Phantoms, join the cast of theHoliday Movie Skating Spectacular: Where Did They Film That? The Holiday Music Journey performing at Stockton Arena onWednesday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m.  The Four Phantoms features artists from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning musical The Phantom of the Opera who performed globally in London, New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Germany and Las Vegas.  The Four Phantoms are comprised of an extraordinary quartet of performers including Brent Barrett, Franc D'Ambrosio, Marcus Lovett and Ciaran Sheehan who will perform Holiday numbers with the 'Queen of Popera,' Romina Arena, who is the show's starring guest artist.  (more...)

New Benefits Coming to Walt Disney World Passholders During Resort's 45th Anniversary Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

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