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New Edition of 'Hilarious Hebrew' Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Tina Turner, the late Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, the bands Madness and Led Zeppelin,  actor Richard Gere and others have recently been added to the list of celebrities like actors Tom Selleck and Ben Stiller, musician Mick Jagger and former US president Barack Obama who, perhaps unknown to them, have helped learners of Hebrew around the world acquire new vocabulary. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia to Premiere WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

September marks the launch of O17, the inaugural edition of Opera Philadelphia's game-changing new annual season-opening festival, and We Shall Not Be Moved (Sep 16-24) is one of three world premieres with which the company looks forward to baptizing the festival by fire. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company 2017-18 Season Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Centenary Stage Company's exciting 2017 - 18 season of events are now available for purchase to the general public.  As Northwest New Jersey's premier regional theater, Centenary Stage Company's upcoming 2017 - 18 season boasts over 20 individual events ranging from self-produced professional plays and musicals to a host of explosive concert, dance and special events. (more...)

Boston Pops to Bring Holiday Tour to Worcester
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and conductor Keith Lockhart return to The Hanover Theatre for Performing Arts Friday, December 8 at 8 p.m. for their sparkling and beloved 2017 Holiday Pops Tour, generously sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group. Tickets are now on sale to members of The Hanover Theatre and go on sale to the general public Wednesday, July 5 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Breaking Glass Signs Dark Fairy Tale Drama INHERITANCE Starring Mark Webber
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired World Rights to writer/directors Laura E. Davis's and Jessica Kaye's INHERITANCE starring Philadelphia-native Mark Webber (Green Room, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World). (more...)

Appy Pie Announces Room Reservation Feature on its DIY App Building Platform for Small Hotel and Vacation Rental Owners
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

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SALON SONGBOOK, LONESOME TRAVELER and More Set for Schimmel Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Schimmel Center, at Pace University in downtown Manhattan, today announces programming for its 2017-2018 season, consisting of nearly 30 events. (more...)

THAT COULD BE A SKETCH to Debut at PIT Underground
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

That Could be a Sketch will have its inaugural show at PIT Underground, hosted by David Steele and JR Strauss on June 29th, 2017 at 11:00pm.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Fulton Theatre Seizes the Day with Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the Pennsylvania Premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Disney's Newsies, June 6 through July 23. The inspirational Disney's Newsies, based on the real-life Newsboys strike of 1899 and the 1992 film, was the toast of Broadway for more than two years. (more...)

Parker Arts Announces 2017/2018 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Parker Arts is pleased to announce the 2017/2018 Season, which features the most exciting roster of shows yet. They invite patrons to enjoy musicals like the rowdy Full Monty and the classic South Pacific, and experience heart-pounding concerts from 10,000 Maniacs, Scotty McCreery, Wilson Phillips, and Christopher Cross. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kristen Hahn: The Many Layers of Sgt. Sarah Brown
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 27, 2017

"She's a wonderfully layered character," Kristen Hahn exclaims as she describes her newest role. "Most of all in her heart she wants to help people, but she is not quite cut out to rule with an iron fist like her mentor, General Cartwright. I think at first she is feeling a little lost and not willing to admit it. When she meets Sky Masterson, they go head-to-head. She is probably the first woman to challenge him. As the play develops, she realizes maybe she can have both her mission work and love. By letting her hair down a little when she discovers love, she realizes that she becomes of better use to the people she wants to help. It is very liberating for her. Sarah Brown is a strong lady, and that is a wonderful treat for an actress to play!" she concludes. (more...)

Frank, Funny and Filthy Comedian Sarah Millican Headed to Warrington
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The frank, funny and unapologetically filthy comedian Sarah Millican has announced two dates at Warrington's Parr Hall next year. (more...)

BWW Review: LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL, Wyndham's Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 27, 2017

One American great inhabits another in this superior cabaret, as the Broadway legend Audra McDonald slips into the skin - and unforgettable voice - of jazz icon Billie Holiday. The emotional sensitivity makes it far more than just an immensely skilful impersonation, and makes McDonald's delayed West End debut well worth the wait. (more...)

Exclusive: Audra McDonald Gets 'Shooketh'; Talks LADY DAY on Facebook Live
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Audra McDonald took to Official London Theatre's Facebook page in partnership with BroadwayWorld following her opening performance of LADY DAY in the West End. The event was hosted by Jamie Lambert. Check out the video below! (more...)

New 10 Day 5 Senses Eco Festival to Launch in Koh Phangan, Thailand
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

February 2018 will see the launch of 5 Senses Eco Festival, a boutique party in Thailand's tropical paradise of Koh Phangan. ? (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Rachel Parris
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 27, 2017

BWW speaks to Rachel Parris about her show Keynote ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

NBC's MACY'S 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR to Include Performers Jennifer Lopez, Sheryl Crow and Charlie Puth
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Award-winning artists Jennifer Lopez, Sheryl Crow and Charlie Puth join the annual star-filled Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks® Spectacular airing Tuesday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) with an hour-long encore presentation at 10 p.m. on NBC. Previously announced acts include Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley and Hailee Steinfeld. Akbar Gbajabiamila, Matt Iseman and Kristine Leahy from the Emmy-nominated “American Ninja Warrior” are set to host the Independence Day broadcast. (more...)

Kenny G Appears in Hilarious Episode of @Midnight with Chris Hardwick
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

GRAMMY award winning artist Kenny G shared the stage with comedians Jenny Zigrino and Ron Lynch on the June 21 episode of Comedy Central's @Midnight with Chris Hardwick. (more...)

Broadway's Megan Hilty To Play London Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Megan Hilty, Broadway star and the lead of TVs hit musical series SMASH tweeted today that Club 11 London, the producers who bought London Matthew Morrison, Tituss Burgess and Jeremy Jordan are bringing Megan Hilty to London to perform in concert. (more...)

BWW Review: A HARMONY BOYS CHRISTMAS Closed This Past Weekend As Part of the Hollywood Fringe
by Don Grigware - Jun 26, 2017

Described as 'an evening of song, dance and Holiday cheer in support of the 'Force Feed the World' charity fund', A Harmony Boys Christmas as a musical satire revels in being politically incorrect. It concentrates on traditions like Santa Claus coming down the chimney, crackers - fun toys that are popular with the Brits - and even the birth of the 'Sweet Little Jesus Boy' and tears them all to shreds. (more...)

Celebrate July 4th Like a Local in Delray Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

It's about time to come out and celebrate America's birthday in Delray Beach, the best 4th of July celebration in South Florida. Located on A1A and Atlantic Avenue, this free event will feature a live concert by Slip & The Spin Outs, Aaron Carter and AJR.  (more...)

Pantochino Announces 2017-18 Season Featuring Four New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc. has announced its exciting 2017/18 season which includes three original musicals for family audiences, a Teen Theatre production and the third season of it's Nite Spot Nights series produced in conjunction with the Milford Arts Council. (more...)

BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes to Perform on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Joining the all-star line-up for the 37th annual edition of PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, are acclaimed country music singer and songwriter Kellie Pickler, Grammy-nominated gospel legend Yolanda Adams and Broadway star and two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (BANDSTAND).  (more...)

Alan Cumming, Darren Criss and Rachel Bloom Share Their Favorite Tunes on NAKED AMERICAN SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Julian Fleisher and The Naked American Songbook explore our love for the music of Disney with some of Julian's most colorful friends. Doesn't everyone have a favorite Disney song? This half-hour bonus episode features : Glee heartthrob Darren Criss. a fan of Stephen Schwartz's underrated Hunchback of Notre Dame Alan Cumming, The Good Wife's Eli Gold, a skeptic with a soft spot for The Little Mermaid (sung by a surprising pop songstress) Crazy Ex- Girlfriend Rachel Bloom, a Belle, of course, and goes all in on Beauty and the Beast. (more...)

Cafe Carlyle Announces Fall Season Featuring Mandy Gonzalez, Duncan Sheik, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel is pleased to announce the Cafe Carlyle's fall 2017 season, which features the venue debuts of songwriter/composer Duncan Sheik, and actress/singer Mandy Gonzalez; as well as the return of audience favorites Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, Rita Wilson, John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey, and Steve Tyrell. (more...)

Teatro Vista's LA HAVANA MADRID Extends at Goodman Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

On the heels of critically-acclaimed sold-out runs at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and The Miracle Center in Logan Square, Teatro Vista's La Havana Madrid by Sandra Delgado extends its run  at Goodman Theatre this summer, July 21 - August 20. (more...)

BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 6/26 to 7/2
by BWW Staff - Jun 26, 2017

Published every Monday, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week. (more...)

MPAC Announces Exciting New Summer Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

???????Enjoy a breezy evening of smooth summer jazz when saxophonist Dave Koz and bassist Larry Graham come to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, July 25 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-$89 (more...)

A HARMONY BOYS CHRISTMAS to Play One Producer's Encore Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

 Renowned singing sensations The Harmony Boys are presenting their annual yuletide fundraising concert to benefit their charity 'Force Feed the World' (in which they shove food and their personal cultural and religious beliefs down the throats of the less fortunate during the Holiday season). It's a singing, dancing, musical comedy extravaganza brimming with heartfelt but provocative satire, all at once evoking nostalgia for our nation's past while dissecting the shortcomings of the present day.  (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)

BWW Review: Impassioned and Invigorating, Virginia Repertory Theatre Delivers Impressive IN THE HEIGHTS
by Jeremy Bustin - Jun 26, 2017

IN THE HEIGHTS is a universal story of life, hope and new beginnings; and with this pitch-perfect, dynamic production that transcends generational and cultural boundaries, Virginia Repertory Theatre breaks new ground. IN THE HEIGHTS is on stage at the November Theatre now through July 30. (more...)

Anki Delivers Powerful Robotics Programming Platform for Kids With Cozmo Code Lab
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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Lilli Cooper, D. C. Anderson Join Bryce Pinkham, Drew Gehling and More for DUST AND SHADOW in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening, Wicked), and D. C. Anderson (Phantom of the Opera) will take on the roles of Mary Ann Monk and George Lusk for the July 17th concert at the Highline Ballroom in NYC. (more...)

Freeform Announces Premieres of THE FOSTERS and New Original Drama THE BOLD TYPE
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

This summer, Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, brings together the brave and the bold for a Tuesday night programming block of family, friendship and feels. The powerful night will kick off on TUESDAY, JULY 11, with the summer premiere of “The Fosters” (8:00 – 9:01 p.m. EDT) and the two-hour series premiere of “The Bold Type” (9:01 – 11:00 p.m. EDT). Both premieres will also be available on the Freeform app and Freeform.com (same date and time). (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25
by Audition Roundup - Jun 25, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 25, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Alternative EarthCare Shares Tips on Identifying 3 Common Ticks on Long Island's East End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

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Announcing 2017-18 Storybook Season For Families!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Characters from beloved books will soon jump from the page to the Tempe Center for the Arts stage during Childsplay's 41st season. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company's Summer Program Soars with ALADDIN JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

'A Whole New World' kicks off the summer youth program with Aladdin JR., based on the iconic animated film and featuring an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Soar to new heights on a magical, flying carpet ride filled with romance, adventure and hilarious hijinks. When street urchin Aladdin vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more beloved characters come to life in this fantastical musical that celebrates the power of love and friendship. Aladdin JR. is directed and choreographed by Carolanne Marano, with Musical Direction by Miriam Arichea. The production opens July 7 and runs for 5 performances only through July 9. (more...)

Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

SOPAC's 2017 Gala to Honor Local Luminaries This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The South Orange Performing Arts Center celebrates the contributions of three local leaders at its 2017 Gala, October 28, 6-11 p.m.  (more...)

'Now That's What I Call A Summer Party 2017' Drops Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

For lovers of summer everywhere, NOW's That's What I Call A Summer Party drops today, June to set the tone for the next few weeks, as the Great British public prepare to soak up the rays. Sun worshippers everywhere are rejoicing: summer has arrived in style. Get your BBQ's, ice cream and shorts out, because it looks set to be a scorcher. (more...)

Liverpool Pride 2017 Officially Launched With Full Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Liverpool Pride Festival returns for its eighth consecutive year in July with an exciting star-studded line-up to make the 2017 free event a colourful celebration of all things LGBT+. (more...)

Centerstage Theatre Announces Interim Artistic Director Trista Duval
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The board of directors of Centerstage Theatre Arts Conservatory announces the naming of actor/director and Federal Way resident Trista Duval as Interim Artistic Director. Ms. Duval will take over the artistic director duties from retiring Artistic Director Alan Bryce effective July 1, 2017. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 3-July 9, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars with Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, Sean Harkness & Will Galison, Alemay Fernandez Featuring Shawn Letts, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces New Season and Membership Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Philadelphia Theatre Company announced today the starting lineup of the organization's 2017-2018 season, including the Philadelphia premieres of two plays, a concert series of pre-Broadway musicals, knife-edge comic theater, a musical parody of The Game of Thrones, and sing-a-long Holiday programming for family audiences. (more...)

Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts Celebrate Fourth of July Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

This Independence Day Weekend, the summertime celebrations heat up at Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts with live performances, pool parties, a cornhole tournament and of course, fireworks. Fourth of July weekend offerings include: (more...)

Cenenaryt Stage Company Announces SUMMER JAMFEST with DRIVE: A TRIBUTE TO THE CARS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Centenary Stage Company's annual Summer Jamfest series returns to the Lackland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 15 at 8pm with the timeless music of Drive: A Tribute to the Cars.  Thrilling the tri-state area and beyond for years, this six-person band from Bethpage, New York is dedicated to producing accurate recreations of classic songs from the 80's decade while highlighting a special tribute and authentic recreation of the music of The Cars.    (more...)

BWW Review: AH, WILDERNESS! Sparks At Open Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 23, 2017

The Fourth of July has never been quite like it was at the Miller house. Donald Alsedek retires from directing on a high with this production of the O'Neill classic. (more...)

Jessica Tyler Wright Leads the Soccer Mom Wolf-Pack In PLAY LIKE A WINNER at NYMF; Full Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Producers of Play Like A Winner, the new musical by Erik Johnke & David Wolfson and winner of last year's NYMF Developmental Reading Award, are thrilled to announce the complete casting for this July's limited run during the 2017 New York Musical Festival (NYMF). (more...)

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