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BWW Awards Special: South African Theatre Winners Celebrate the 2016 Regional BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards
by David Fick - Jan 18, 2017

It was no unlucky Friday the 13th for South Africa's theatre community when BroadwayWorld's Regional Managing Editor Christina Mancuso released the names of the of the winners of the 2016 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards. (more...)

Scoop: BEYOND on FREEFORM - Monday, January 30, 2017
by - Jan 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on BEYOND, airing on FREEFORM on Monday, January 30, 2017! (more...)

Cabaret at The Merc Presents 5th Annual RISING STARS Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Presented by Cabaret at The Merc, in association with The Barn Stage Company, this exclusive look at some of the area's brightest Rising Stars is now in it's 5th Year! (more...)

KiNK, Âme, Optimo, Ata Kak, Bicep, Barnt, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Beesmunt Soundsystem and more to play Oranjebloesem Festival on Kingsday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

On April 27th the fourth edition of Oranjebloesem Festival will take place in Amsterdam during Kingsday. For three years in a row Oranjebloesem has been the perfect alternative on this national Holiday, by distancing itself from Amsterdam's crowded city centre. This year the festival offers a great line-up of live acts alongside the customary underground electronic programme. (more...)

Keith A. Dames & The Danny Mixon Quartet to Play The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Entertainer, vocalist and jazz aficionado Keith A. Dames will be joined by The Danny Mixon Quartet on Saturday, January 28 for his 7:00pm performance at The Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's January Thaw Music Festival Closes with the Inventiveness Sweet Plantain
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

 Centenary Stage Company's January THAW Music Festival closes on Saturday, January 28 at 8pm with the artfully fusing of music genres by Sweet Plantain.  Bridging the gap between generations and musical genres, Sweet Plantain fuses the western classical traditions in which they were trained with the hip-hop, jazz improv, and Latin rhythms on which they were raised.  Their unique repertoire and live shows educate and entertain. Through original compositions and arrangements, and with their use of extended percussive techniques, Sweet Plantain awakens audiences to new possibilities in chamber music. == (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Shares Trailer & Key Art for Original Film GIRLFRIEND'S DAY
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

In the Netflix original film, GIRLFRIEND'S DAY, director Michael Paul Stephenson (The American Scream) invites you to experience a clever and quirky story about love, loss and the worst place to get a paper cut. (more...)

Personal Connection is Paramount for Booking.com's 2016 Guest Review Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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Fine Jewelry from Audrius Krulis Ignites the Spark of Love this...
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Alternative EarthCare Shares 4 Tips for Killing Crabgrass with Pre-Emergent Herbicides
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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Idina Menzel to Embark on 2017 World Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

BWW has learned that Grammy and Tony Award winner Idina Menzel is embarking on a world tour to 50+ cities this year! (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Announces Its 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey announces its 2017 lineup after completing an immensely successful 2016 season that was repeatedly featured in "Top Ten Productions of 2016" listings, such as The Star-Ledger, The Wall Street Journal, and NJ Arts. The 2017 season promises to be a thrilling one, featuring beloved classics, as well as an epic new work. The Theatre is especially proud to be the first theatre in the Northeast to present Shakespeare in Love by Lee Hall, the new play based on the Academy Award-winning film by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard with music by Paddy Cunneen. The new stage adaptation is one of five plays to appear on STNJ's Main Stage in 2017 and will be accompanied with works by Moliere, Shakespeare and Joe Orton.  (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards Winners Announced - Skylight's VIOLET Wins 4 Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 17, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Milwaukee winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

BLACK WORDS MATTER Events Set for Black History Month at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

This February, Goodman Theatre has joined citywide celebrations of Black History Month with its "Black Words Matter: Celebrating Black Voices On Stage and Beyond" series of events. (more...)

Idina Menzel's Global Tour to Stop in Atlanta This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

After releasing her fifth solo studio album idina. last fall, Tony Award-winning superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a 50+ city global spring & summer tour, including  a one-night only show at Atlanta's famed Fox Theatre on Saturday, July 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Idina Menzel Brings Tour to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in August
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

After releasing her fifth solo studio album idina. last fall, Tony Award-winning superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a 50+ city global spring & summer tour that will include a stop at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Tuesday, August 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

WICKED Will Fly Back to the Windy City Next Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster and Chicago's most popular musical, will return to Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) during the Holiday season for a limited seven-week engagement Dec. 6, 2017- Jan. 21, 2018. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre For Kids Meows Onstage with GARFIELD: THE MUSICAL WITH CATTITUDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Audiences of all ages will love Walnut Street Theatre for Kids' production of GARFIELD: The Musical With Cattitude. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club to Present Carrie Jackson & All Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Carrie Jackson Is a vocalist who rekindles thoughts of America's great jazz history, attributes her vocal style of singing to her mentors, the Great Ladies of Jazz, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, and Carmen Mc Rae. She has taken all of her mentors and made them a part of her and brings new horizons to this classical art form called Jazz, the truth is that she has a bit of all of them and more that is uniquely her own style. (more...)

Anchorage Community Theatre Presents LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Just four months before her death Billie Holiday performed at Emerson's Bar and Grill. This small intimate musical gives us a glimpse into that performance. We see Billie at her best and her worst as she battles her demons onstage but continues to sing with all the grace and talent that made her a legend. (more...)

PARAMOUR Stars Will Be High-Flying Headliners at BROADWAY AT W This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

This Sunday, January 22nd, Broadway at W kicks off the 2017 Season with the high-flying return of Broadway's Cirque du Soleil Paramour. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Tallahassee Awards Winners Announced - Sean Watkinson, Ashtyn Hutchings and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 16, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Tallahassee winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Wichita Awards Winners Announced - Julia Faust Wins Two Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 16, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Wichita winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

'GEORGIA MCBRIDE', A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC and More Set for Cygnet Theatre's 15th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Do you remember when you were 15 years old? Everything was exciting, emotional and life or death. That's exactly like Cygnet Theatre's 15th season, without all those annoying 'changes.' (more...)

GPS Insight Donates to 60 Charities, Totaling Over $200,000 in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

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BWW Review: WE'RE NO ANGELS Is Devilishly Delightful Comedy of Good and Bad Manners
by Herbert Paine - Jan 16, 2017

We're just a fortnight beyond the Twelve Days of Christmas, but it's never too late for an Epiphany, is it? In that spirit, Don Bluth Front Row Theatre has extended the Holiday season with the worthy gift of WE'RE NO ANGELS, a light-hearted homage to the blessing of random ~ and fortuitous ~ acts of kindness. (more...)

GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT: La prima punk opera in Italia debutta a Novara
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Dopo Broadway e Londra, nel 2017 arriva finalmente in Italia "Green Day's American Idiot", il musical scritto da Billie Joe Armstrong, con le musiche dei Green Day. (more...)

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Receives $20,000 Grant from The DuPage Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE) was one of 26 not-for-profit organizations to receive a grant at the DuPage Foundation's Holiday Open House held on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Foundation's office in Downers Grove.  The DuPage Foundation awarded more than $207,000 in grants to organizations working in the areas of Arts & Culture, Education and the Environment as part of its Fall Community Needs Grant Cycle.  (more...)

StartMonday Profiles Hospitality Sector Engagements with IHG, Accor and citizenM
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2016 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards Winners Announced - The Media Theatre Wins Big With BILLY ELLIOT and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 16, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Philadelphia winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Announces 15th Season Shows Ranging from Classic Comedy to World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Cygnet Theatre is proud to announce its 15th season of presenting entertaining, thought-provoking and inspiring theatre. The 2017/2018 season reflects how it felt to be fifteen years old when everything was exciting, new, emotional and hilarious...and of course, seemed to mean life or death. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's Tribute to The Ladies of Disney at The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Married life is working out for the Fairy God Mother (Cherry Pitz) and her Prince Charming (Handsome Brad), but happily ever after can get kind of dull, no dragon's to slay, not evil step mothers to thwart. Looking to spice things up, the two love birds have decided to throw a ball, looking for the hottest princess in the land to join them in a threesome! (more...)

Possum Point Players Present ENCHANTED APRIL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

'Enchanted April' served up for Possum Point Players' dinner theatre With winter setting in for real in Delaware, Possum Point Players serve up a touch of spring with the light-hearted "Enchanted April." (more...)

GREAT COMET Cast Members Set for Broadway Sessions Return
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday, January 19th , Broadway Sessions returns from it's Holiday hiatus with cast members from Nathasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812. (more...)

Naked Girls Reading to Present COME INTO MY PARLOR at DC Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Join us as we start the year with our annual New Years tradition of salacious books, kinky authors and naked women. (more...)

Carly Honfi to Join California Pops Orchestra for MAGICAL BROADWAY HITS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

California Pops Orchestra, the country's only all-request pops orchestra, begins the new year with 'Magical Broadway Hits' at Cupertino's Flint Center, featuring guest vocalist Carly Honfi. (more...)

Heron Agency Releases Guide to Valentine's Day in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Valentine's Day isn't everyone cup of tea. Whether you are planning to spend a romantic evening with the love of your life or plan on ripping up old pictures of your ex-boyfriend and finishing a bottle of wine, we can all agree that February would be nothing without this Hallmark Holiday. Get out your plush teddy bears, boxes of chocolates, and bouquet of roses, because the Heron Agency has rounded up the top Must-Do Valentine's activities in Chicago that will leave you swooning (or rolling your eyes).  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 15, 2017
by - Jan 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Brookfield Theatre of the Arts Seeks Submissions for BATTLE OF THE CHRISTMAS MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts in Connecticut is seeking submissions of new musicals suited to the winter Holiday season. To be considered, a show needs to express some aspect of the Holiday spirit such as generosity, acceptance, or family harmony. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 14, 2017
by - Jan 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Roamingman Lands on Times Square and Pays New Year Call to Global Chinese
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

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Statement By Robert L. Johnson Urging Congress To Adopt A Resolution By Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) To Increase Minority Hiring And Minority Business Opportunities
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

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McCarter Theatre Center Sends Heartfelt Thanks to All Who Made A CHRISTMAS CAROL a Success
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center thanks the many individuals, community partners, and local corporations who helped to make the debut of its newly re-imagined production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol such a success. (more...)

DVR Alert: Idina Menzel to Discuss Lifetime's BEACHES on Good Morning America
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

BWW has learned that on Thursday, January 19th, Idina Menzel will appear during the 10 am hour of NBC's TODAY to discuss her starring role in the Lifetime original movie BEACHES. (more...)

BRECHT ON BRECHT to Celebrate the Legendary Dramatist at New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Brecht on Brecht, February 4-March 5, 2017 in the Black Box Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Ring in the Year of the Rooster with Dances, Culinary Specialties and More at MGM Resorts International
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

MGM Resorts International is celebrating Lunar New Year 2017, the Year of the Rooster, with a line-up of festive entertainment, vibrant displays and authentic cuisine. (more...)

HIGH COUNTRY Musicians Bring Bluegrass and Country Music to Lackland Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Well-known "High Country" musicians Lisa Baldwin and David Haney will bring the sounds of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Lackland Center on Saturday, Feb 4 at 8 PM in Hackettstown.   (more...)

World Premiere of the Next, Great Dr. Seuss Stage Adaptation at Children's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the world premiere production of Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches The Musical beginning February 7, 2017. Directed by Peter C. Brosius, the production is written by Philip Dawkins, whose many works have been produced from Canada to Washington DC to Los Angeles, and upcoming at the MCC Theatre (Off-Broadway), with music by David Mallamud, whose works have been heard at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and Off-Broadway. (more...)

Grand Rapids Pops Announces 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Grand Rapids Pops will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert with three performances Jan. 27-28 in DeVos Performance Hall as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the Grand Rapids Symphony performing, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a 40-foot screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams' unforgettable score. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces February 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

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