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Columbia University Announces Winner of 2017 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith are pleased to announce that A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: A Radical Fairy Realness Ritual by Taylor Mac and Matt Ray is the 2017 winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History. (more...)

America's Got Talent Season 11 Star Sky Katz Releases Single 'Beautiful Girl'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

With that same drive and can't-stop-won't-stop attitude, she's released her third single of 2017- “Beautiful Girl” featuring another rising star from Long Island, 11 year-old singer/songwriter Alex Boyarski! (more...)

Cast Complete for American Premiere of ANGRY YOUNG MAN at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, has announced the cast of the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award-winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 2/14/2017 - 2/21/2017
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Alternative EarthCare Discusses Why Applying Dormant Oils During Spring Tree Spraying is Important
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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Drama Desk Award-Winner Lisa Howard to Appear at Ocean State Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

???????Drama Desk Award-winner, Lisa Howard will be performing as part of the Broadway Spotlight II concert scheduled for Monday, March 6 at Ocean State Theatre in Warwick. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Welcomes New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

After an extensive national search, Shakespeare & Company announced today that Adam Davis, long-time Managing Director of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and former Company Manager of the La Jolla Playhouse, has been named as the Company's new Managing Director. (more...)

UNCLE VANYA Opens Tonight for Now-Extended Run at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls marks his 30th anniversary season with the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker's (The Flick) adaptation of Uncle Vanya. Uncle Vanya opens tonight and appears for a now-extended run through March 19 in the Owen Theatre. (more...)

Red Baraat Announces Dates And Support Acts For 2017 Festival Of Colors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Red Baraat Festival Of Colors is a celebration of HOLI, a Hindu Holiday marked by public gatherings of families, friends, and strangers rejoicing in song, dance, and the exchange of “colors.' (more...)

ANGELS IN AMERICA, SKELETON CREW, 42nd Humana Festival Highlight Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Today, in the midst of preparations for the nation's most influential festivals of new work, the Humana Festival of New American Plays, Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore announce Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2017 - 2018 Season. (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...)

Bryce Pinkham, Ann Harada and More Set for Drew Gasparini's 'IT'S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, will present THE MUSIC & LYRICS OF DREW GASPARINI: IT'S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY on Monday, March 20th at 7:00pm & 9:30pm with a cast featuring 2014 Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham (Holiday Inn, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Cinderella), Preston Truman Boyd (Sunset Boulevard, She Loves Me), and Colton Ryan (Dear Evan Hansen), among others. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 21st, 2017 - EVERYBODY Off-Broadway, Florence Henderson Memorial and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's EVERYBODY opens this evening Off-Broadway, and stars gather to celebrate Florence Henderson at the Music Box Theatre today! (more...)

DISNEY PIXAR'S WALL•E & More Part of Freeform's March Funday Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Spring is just around the corner, but before you go bouncing into the great outdoors, spend one last lazy weekend with Freeform's Funday programming event filled with your favorite animated classics, starting SATURDAY, MARCH 18, and continuing through SUNDAY, MARCH 19. (more...)

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL and a Mysterious Hot Man Almost Become 'Mr. and Mrs. Mxyzptlk'
by Nicole Ackman - Feb 21, 2017

Kara, I know that you're used to hot men throwing themselves at you, but you have to be careful. In this week's Valentine's Day themed episode, a mysterious man tries to seduce Kara, Winn makes a new alien lady friend, and Maggie and Alex have a misunderstanding. I thought that this was one of the best uses of a guest star I've ever seen on a show and one of the best episodes of Supergirl all season. (more...)

Times Square Attraction Receives Huge Delivery From Legendary Pictures & Warner Bros' KONG: SKULL ISLAND
by Movies News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Madame Tussauds have partnered with Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures to bring a larger than life KONG: Skull Island experience to the iconic wax attractions in New York and London, complete with an 18-foot high interactive animatronic head of the mythical monster. (more...)

MOVIES THAT REAWAKEN WONDER Series Comes to United Palace
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

United Palace, the former Loew's 175th Street Theatre which opened in 1930, kicks off a year-long classic movie series celebrating the building's past as a "Wonder Theatre" and its state-of-the-art cinematic return with a DCP projector donated by Broadway superstar Lin-Manuel Miranda, and new audio equipment. (more...)

Gemalto and Microsoft join forces to provide seamless connectivity for Windows 10 devices
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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Photo Flash: Centenary Stage Co. presents THE SURROGATE CONTINUES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Winner of the 2016 Susan Glaspell Award and finalist in the prestigious 2016 O'Neil National Playwrights Conference, Emmy Award Winner Patricia Cotter's brand new comedy The Surrogate, continues its World Premiere run now through March 5 at Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Performing Arts Center (LPAC). (more...)

Centenary Stage Company presents THE TARTAN TERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Performing Arts Center prepares for the Celtic invasion of the Tartan Terrors on Saturday, March 11 at 8pm.  Back by popular demand and hailed as "North America's Premier Celtic Event", the Tartan Terrors mix rock energy with traditional folklore, dance and humor.  Wielding an arsenal featuring classic pipes and fiddle, driving drum tones, and signature guitar styles, sold out audiences understand why Dig This Magazine declares "(The Terrors) one act to keep an eye on!"  The Terrors use their Sonic blitz to score award winning Step and Highland Dancers and internationally recognized comedic performers alike. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Classical Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony announce the 2017-18 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series and special events. (more...)

Andrea Bocelli's Annual Concert at Teatro Del Silenzio Set for This August
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The 12th edition of the yearly event of Andrea Bocelli at Teatro del Silenzio in Lajatico, Italy, will take place on Thursday 3rd August 2017 .Once again the stunning rolling hills surrounding the birth town of Maestro Bocelli will create a magic atmosphere for an international concert where the unique voice of Andrea can be enjoyed like nowhere else. (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN, RAGTIME, CHOICES and More Set for DM Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse has the most rootin-tootin', fan-crazed, dreamy, jazzy, gut-wrenching season ever. The theatre's 99th season includes four musicals, plus drama, comedy, and family shows. (more...)

WICKED, LES MISERABLES, THE BODYGUARD and More Part of Broadway Grand Rapids this Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Broadway Grand Rapids next season begins with Broadway's biggest blockbuster WICKED, the untold story of the Witches of Oz on stage for an unprecedented 3 weeks at DeVos Performance Hall.  One of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history, LES MISERABLES returns in November.  (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces FILMS IN CONCERT As Part Of 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Building upon the audience excitement for film screenings  coupled with live orchestra playing the soundtrack, the Utah Symphony proudly announced the creation of a Films in Concert series on its 2017-18 season featuring four orchestra presentations paired with motion pictures on the big screen at Abravanel Hall. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 20, 2017
by - Feb 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Theatre Three Cancels Next Theatre Too Production THE EMPRESS, THE LADY, AND THE PEARL PART II; MISS BILLIE AND MISS FREDDIE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Theatre Three has cancelled the production of The Empress, The Lady, and The Pearl Part II; Miss Billie and Miss Freddie. The show was scheduled to run March 23-April 16 in the Theatre Three's downstairs performance space Theatre Too. The show will not be replaced on the Theatre Too 2016-17 season. Ticket holders will be refunded in full.  (more...)

Des Moines Playhouse Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse has the most rootin-tootin', fan-crazed, dreamy, jazzy, gut-wrenching season ever. The theatre's 99th season includes four musicals, plus drama, comedy, and family shows. Playhouse season tickets go on sale Mar. 15 online at dmplayhouse.com and at the Playhouse ticket office. (more...)

Hell in a Handbag to Stage LADY X - A MUISCAL at Mary's Attic This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Hold the presses! Hell in a Handbag Productions announced today it will open its 15th season with the world premiere of LADY X - A MUSICAL, a shocking expose ripped from the headlines of yesteryear! LADY X will replace the previously announced musical VALLEY!, from April 21 - June 11, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago.   (more...)

Help King Center 'STOMP' Out Hunger This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

While many people donate to food drives during the Holiday season, hunger is a problem all year long. That's why the King Center for the Performing Arts is partnering with the touring percussion show STOMP to collect food items through the April 22 performances of STOMP at the King Center. (more...)

Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month of March. (more...)

THE FLICK, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, FUN HOME and More Set for 2017-18 at Playhouse on the Square
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The 2017 - 2018 season at Playhouse on the Square season will begin with 9 to 5: the Musical, based on the hit film of the same name. Featuring familiar favorite songs like '9 to 5', as well as additional music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, 9 to 5: The Musical is the story of three unlikely friends who take control of their office and learn there is nothing they can't do, even in a man's world. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, and More Lead Cleveland Play House 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Cleveland Play House's newly announced 2017-18 Season contains a wide range of work certain to captivate, enlighten, excite and engage Cleveland audiences. Bursting with action, adventure, romance, and suspense, audiences will find joy in unexpected places in each production this Season.  The Season will include a swashbuckling romantic comedy, an urgent revival of an international classic, soul-shaking gospel performances, a political thriller from a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, a Tony Award-winning musical, and an electrifying athletic drama that packs a punch. With characters ranging from rebels and outsiders, to misfits, revolutionaries and geniuses, audiences will be swept up into the stories of one and all, and will be reminded that the most efficient way to resolve conflict whether on the stage or in life, is through collaboration.   (more...)

Seattle Playwrights Salon presents WITH DIGNITY by Sutherland Rowell
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The Seattle Playwrights Salon presents With Dignity by Kristina Sutherland Rowell and Raymond Williams on Friday March 10th at 7 p.m. at the Conservatory, 5813 Airport Way South, Seattle. Admission is free. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 18, 2017
by - Feb 18, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Gritty Indie Rock Band Delphino Debuts First Album
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

Combining the musical swagger of The Strokes, the DIY ethic of Black Flag, and the manic hair on fire delivery of Talking Heads, Delphino is a gritty indie rock band that just wants to get out of the basement and into your heart. (more...)

KD Interactive Soars into 2017 American International Toy Fair with Aura, a Gesture-Controlled Flying Robot Sure to Disrupt the Toy Drone Category
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

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Glitter, Glam, and Guts in CLUE: A DRAG EXTRAVAGANZA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

???????Haus of Neptune presents "CLUE: A Drag Extravaganza!" performing one night only, Friday at 8pm, February 17, 2017 at Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647). (more...)

BWW Blog: Leanne Laurino - The Fairy Diaries: Valentine Vocals and Love Abounding
by Guest Blogger: Leanne Marie Laurino - Feb 17, 2017

This week, Cinderella at UHS celebrated an annual Holiday and our own victory. On Tuesday, after indulging in one too many chocolate kisses, I prepared for my Valentine vocal tech. These rehearsals have been some of my favorite this process! In a brief amount of time, I have overcome a variety of my obstacles in vocal production. Post rehearsal I had a break through realizing how much I have to be proud of. While I receive devoted guidance from my teachers, I know that my personal drive is starting to pay off. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel and I plan to inch towards it each and every day. Into the evening, my most anticipated staging rehearsal was held! (?) (more...)

THE GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS Headed to Brooklyn Center This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season with a performance by The Golden Dragon Acrobats on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3pm. (more...)

ChinaCache Powers Live Webcasting for Lantern Festival Events and Supports CCTV Spring Festival Gala for 14th Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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Theatre Under The Stars Reveals HAMILTON to Complete the 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce HAMILTON as a 'Special Engagement' rounding out the full 2017-18 Season by Special Arrangement with BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center! (more...)

JC Fridays Celebrates the Holiday Season with A Full Lineup of Arts Events Taking Place Across Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Spring is coming, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 39 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, March 3, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. (more...)

The Black Maria Film Festival Begins Tomorrow in Madison
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Black Maria Film Festival, now in its 36th year, features some of the best short films and videos being made today. Programs are custom curated for each site, featuring a rich international selection of narrative, documentary, animation and experimental works. Festival representatives are on hand to provide perspective and a post-viewing discussion. (more...)

NewsOne To Host Inaugural 'Barack Obama Day'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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The Black Maria Film Festival Announces Special Guest Appearance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Black Maria Film Festival, now in its 36th year, features some of the best short films and videos being made today. Programs are custom curated for each site, featuring a rich international selection of narrative, documentary, animation and experimental works. Festival representatives are on hand to provide perspective and a post-viewing discussion. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Music Director Thierry Fischer and President & CEO Paul Meecham today announced the Utah Symphony's 2017-18 season, which includes a Saint-Saens symphony cycle recorded live for the Hyperion label, marking the first recording of the composer's complete symphonies by an American orchestra. (more...)

MURDER BY MARRIAGE Coming to Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the Frederick area's only year-round producing theatre, is not only known for its Broadway-style Mainstage productions and one-of-a-kind Children's Theatre, but also for its interactive murder mysteries. (more...)

Photo Flash: Centenary Stage Comapny presents or World Premiere of Patricia Cotter's THE SURROGATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Family life is changing, and playwright Patricia Cotter knows all about it.   In a smart and funny play about blended families, desire,  motherhood, class and sexual politics,  Cotter's comedy, " The Surrogate"  examines just how much  we can ask of our friends, our parents and our spouses,  and whether we'll get any of our important life decisions right in this new age.   (more...)

Gangsters, Gambling and Girls! The Wick Theatre Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Considered the perfect musical comedy, Guys and Dolls, takes the stage at The Wick Theatre from March 9th through April 9th. Based on the short stories of Damon Runyon,  with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and a book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, Guys and Dolls won the Tony Award for Best Musical, ran for 1,200 performances on Broadway, and became an Oscar nominated film starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra. Tickets are $75 & 80, www.thewick.org or call 561-995-2333. (more...)

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