Ivoryton Illuminations Set for 12/5Ivoryton Illuminations Set for 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

 Looking for a different way to celebrate Christmas? Then head down to Ivoryton for the Sixth Annual Ivoryton Illuminations on Saturday, December 5th from 5pm to 8pm. The entire village of Ivoryton will be participating in this Holiday Extravaganza with carol singing, Santa's Grotto, Holiday Bazaar, and culminating with the arrival of Santa and the lighting of the states' largest living Christmas Tree at 6:30pm.  Ivoryton will be lighting up the holiday with over 300,000 lights throughout the village! (more...)

Global Gaming Solutions Selects Sportech Racing // Digital as New Tote Provider to Remington Park and Lone Star ParkGlobal Gaming Solutions Selects Sportech Racing // Digital as New Tote Provider to Remington Park and Lone Star Park
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

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BELL, BOOK & CANDLE Opens 12/4 at TheatreWorks New MilfordBELL, BOOK & CANDLE Opens 12/4 at TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

On Friday, December 4 at 8:00 p.m., TheatreWorks New Milford will open the classic romantic comedy Bell, Book & Candle by John Van Druten. The show runs for five weeks. (more...)

Goodspeed Sets Starry Group of Writing Teams for 2016 Mercer Writers ColonyGoodspeed Sets Starry Group of Writing Teams for 2016 Mercer Writers Colony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 36 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2016 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 19 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Goodspeed has announced its 2016 participants. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Flashback: From Connecticut to Missouri- Follow HOLIDAY INN's Road to Broadway!BWW Flashback: From Connecticut to Missouri- Follow HOLIDAY INN's Road to Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Holiday Inn was originally developed at Goodspeed Opera House, one of the country's most respected nonprofit institutions, and then played The Muny in St. Louis this summer. In celebration of today's big news, we're flashing back to both prior productions below! (more...)

Curt Wood Lists Historic Greenwich Home for SaleCurt Wood Lists Historic Greenwich Home for Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

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TheatreWorks New Milford to Stage SEMINARTheatreWorks New Milford to Stage SEMINAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

On February 19, TheatreWorks New Milford will debut the contemporary comedy Seminar by Pulitzer Prize-nominee Theresa Rebeck. (more...)

Photo Flash: Neil Bartram and Company Sing NEW SONGS FOR A NEW YEAR at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Neil Bartram and Company Sing NEW SONGS FOR A NEW YEAR at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present composer/lyricist Neil Bartram and an extraordinary cast of singers in 'New Songs For A New Year' on Monday, January 4 at 7pm. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Stage Door Theatre to Present CARNIVAL, 1/22-2/28Stage Door Theatre to Present CARNIVAL, 1/22-2/28
by Carol Kassie - Jan 5, 2016

 Acclaimed for its 'magic', 'simplicity', and 'compassion', Carnival blends music, comedy, and pathos into what has been referred to as 'America's Magical Musical'.  Carnival will open at Margate's Stage Door Theatre on January 22nd and run through February 28th.  (more...)

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT to Play Undermain TheatreLONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT to Play Undermain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT is being produced in Dallas for the first time in over two decades at the Undermain Theatre, 3200 Main Street, Deep Ellum. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Promo Shot for Signature Theatre's GEORGIE, Starring Ed DixonPhoto Flash: First Promo Shot for Signature Theatre's GEORGIE, Starring Ed Dixon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

 In a special limited engagement, Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production ofGeorgie: My Adventures with George Rose written and performed by Broadway veteran Ed Dixon (Broadway's Anything Goes, Signature's Sunset Boulevard). Directed by Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, and Million Dollar Quartet), this one-man play chronicles Dixon's relationship with his friend and mentor, the Tony-award winning character actor George Rose (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, My Fair Lady, Pirates of Penzance). Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose will play in Signature's ARK Theatre from January 8 - February 7, 2016. Check out a just-released promotional shot for the production below! (more...)

Iconic Vehicles from TRANSFORMERS Movie Franchise Set for AuctionIconic Vehicles from TRANSFORMERS Movie Franchise Set for Auction
by Movies News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions, announced today that Paramount Pictures and American filmmaker Michael Bay will auction two vehicles that starred in the Transformers movie franchise, during the company's nine-day 45th Anniversary Auction (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for January 4-10, Featuring Melba Moore, Lorna Luft, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for January 4-10, Featuring Melba Moore, Lorna Luft, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jan 4, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Neil Bartram: 'New Songs for a New Year'; Broadway Is A Drag: Celebrating Drag Queens for BC/EFA; Lorna Luft at 54 Below; 54 Sings Kiss Me Kate; and Melba Moore: I Got Love. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks to Open LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT This MonthPalm Beach Dramaworks to Open LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

This monumental, searing masterwork, which earned O'Neill his fourth Pulitzer Prize for Drama, opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks on January 29 and continues through February 28, 2016. (more...)

Cast Announced for LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at Court Theatre This SpringCast Announced for LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at Court Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents Eugene O'Neill's, LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, directed by David Auburn. LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT runs March 10 - April 10, 2016 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Gizel Jiménez, Tony Sheldon and More Lead Goodspeed & Hartford Symphony Orchestra's Celebration of 70 Years of Tony AwardsGizel Jiménez, Tony Sheldon and More Lead Goodspeed & Hartford Symphony Orchestra's Celebration of 70 Years of Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Hartford Symphony Orchestra and Goodspeed Musicals will join to celebrate 70 years of Tony Award-winning music in a blockbuster one-night-only concert event on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: Vanderbilt's SADIE ANDROSCollegiate Theatrics: Vanderbilt's SADIE ANDROS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 26, 2016

Vanderbilt University's Sadie Andros, one of the region's busiest and most acclaimed young actors - she was Psyche and Aphrodite in last fall's production of Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses and takes on the role of Olivia in this spring's Vanderbilt Players' production of Twelfth Night - is among those students juggling schedules while dazzling audiences with her onstage antics. (more...)

Qualidigm Announces Three New Board Members for 2016 to 2018 TermQualidigm Announces Three New Board Members for 2016 to 2018 Term
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

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The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Present 'JAMES MARS,' 2/13The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Present 'JAMES MARS,' 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Presents The Autobiography of James Mars: A Slave Born and Sold In Connecticut  by Puppetsweat Theater Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 1 & 3 p.m. (more...)

Laurie Orlando Named SVP of Talent Strategy for CBS NEWSLaurie Orlando Named SVP of Talent Strategy for CBS NEWS
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Laurie Orlando has been named Senior Vice President of Talent Strategy for CBS News. The announcement was made today by David Rhodes, President, CBS News, to whom Orlando will report. She begins immediately and will be based in New York. (more...)

George Takei, Danielle Brooks, Jessica Hecht & More Set for Theatre Forward's Annual Broadway RoundtableGeorge Takei, Danielle Brooks, Jessica Hecht & More Set for Theatre Forward's Annual Broadway Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theatre Forward and UBS will host the 13th Annual Broadway Roundtable on Friday, January 29th at UBS (1285 Avenue of the Americas) from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. (more...)

Sportech to Showcase Newest Technologies for Betting at the Asian Racing Conference in MumbaiSportech to Showcase Newest Technologies for Betting at the Asian Racing Conference in Mumbai
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

ATLANTA, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Sportech Racing // Digital, a division of Sportech PLC, (LSE: SPO), will once again showcase its latest technologies for pari-mutuel betting at the 36 th Asian Racing Conference in Mumbai, India, January 24 - 29. During this global racing forum organized by the Asian Racing Federation, Sportech will exhibit new betting technologies designed to enhance the player experience and promote player adoption of mobile and digital betting. (more...)

Sharon Carpenter Launches Marketing Campaign for WESTERN COWBOY POETRYSharon Carpenter Launches Marketing Campaign for WESTERN COWBOY POETRY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

In 'Western Cowboy Poetry: An African American Perspective' (published by iUniverse), Sharon Carpenter presents a look at the history of the American frontier through the eyes of some of its forgotten explorers, the African Americans who headed west seeking freedom and opportunity. The poetry contained was designed for raising awareness through an entertaining venue, as a performing poet speaking aloud to audiences. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

Something to Look Forward to! Musicals Opening on Broadway in 2016Something to Look Forward to! Musicals Opening on Broadway in 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 2, 2016

With a handful of new pieces set to bow before the Tony Awards deadline in April, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at those currently set to bow on the Great White Way this year! (more...)

Dawn Adams Offers Guidance, Exercises for First-, Second-Graders with AutismDawn Adams Offers Guidance, Exercises for First-, Second-Graders with Autism
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

After attending numerous schools across the country with her son when he was diagnosed with autism, author Dawn Adams found herself disappointed with how ill-equipped most schools were to handle the needs of autistic children. In An After-School Workbook for First and Second Graders with Autism (published by iUniverse), she provides practical guidance for parents and specific exercises for first- and second-graders with autism. (more...)

Dawn Adams Shares Advice for First, Second-Graders with AutismDawn Adams Shares Advice for First, Second-Graders with Autism
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

After attending numerous schools across the country with her son when he was diagnosed with autism, author Dawn Adams found herself disappointed with how ill-equipped most schools were to handle the needs of autistic children. In An After-School Workbook for First and Second Graders with Autism (published by iUniverse), she provides practical guidance for parents and specific exercises for first- and second-graders with autism. (more...)

BOTANIC GARDEN Coming to Ware CenterBOTANIC GARDEN Coming to Ware Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

? Todd Logan's highly acclaimed and emotionally poignant stage play Botanic Garden will be performed at the Ware Center on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The play, starring real-life married partners Carmen Roman as Kate and James Leaming as her deceased husband Jake, offers a funny and refreshingly unsentimental look at love and loss, questioning our collective belief that "moving on" is the best medicine. Roman and Leaming are acclaimed actors both on-stage and on-camera, appearing in shows such as "Law and Order" and "Prison Break." The Ware Center is located at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. (more...)

Velocity & Discovery to Air Coverage of BARRETT- JACKSON Live Auction, Beg. 1/26Velocity & Discovery to Air Coverage of BARRETT- JACKSON Live Auction, Beg. 1/26
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Today, Velocity and Discovery Channel announced the return of BARRETT- JACKSON LIVE beginning with 37 hours of live coverage from the highly-anticipated 45th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Winners Announced - Peter Bailey, James J Moran and More!2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Winners Announced - Peter Bailey, James J Moran and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 13, 2016

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 70 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2015 Connecticut winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Brooklyn Center to Welcome Feng Gu in Nai-Ni Chen Dance's LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION, 1/31Brooklyn Center to Welcome Feng Gu in Nai-Ni Chen Dance's LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces that internationally acclaimed Peking Opera performer Feng Gu will join the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company for its annual Lunar New Year Celebration on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 3pm. (more...)

Progressive Jam-Rock Comes to The Warehouse at FTCProgressive Jam-Rock Comes to The Warehouse at FTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Stratsophere All-stars, a collective of respected jam band musicians join together for one night In Connecticut on Sunday, January 31. The following night, Greensky Bluegrass brings their thrillingly dynamic live show to The Warehouse on Saturday, January 31. (more...)

SEMINAR Opens 2/19 at TheatreWorks New MilfordSEMINAR Opens 2/19 at TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

On Friday, February 19, TheatreWorks New Milford will kick off its 2016 main stage season with the contemporary comedy Seminar by Pulitzer Prize-nominee Theresa Rebeck. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. on a four-week run. (more...)

Leap the Pond Recognized by Intacct for Outstanding PerformanceLeap the Pond Recognized by Intacct for Outstanding Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

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SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED: FROM THE HEART to Debut on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 2/21SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED: FROM THE HEART to Debut on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 2/21
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED: FROM THE HEART marks the third season for the franchise staring Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson, premiering on Sunday, February 21 at 9pm ET/PT, 8C. (more...)

Theatre Director Jane Stanton Passes Away at 96Theatre Director Jane Stanton Passes Away at 96
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Jane Strahan Stanton, an accomplished theatrical director and children's theatre pioneer who brought the joy of live productions to many during a 65-year career, died at age 96 on December 31, 2015. In recent years she was living with her family in Mendocino, California. (more...)

Biggest Loser Jay Jacobs Encourages City Employees to Focus on WellnessBiggest Loser Jay Jacobs Encourages City Employees to Focus on Wellness
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Entrepreneur and wellness ambassador Jay Jacobs, best known as a contestant on The Biggest Loser reality television series, will visit Waterbury December 8. Jacobs will join City Department of Education employees at a health fair to encourage them to lead a healthy lifestyle and 'know their numbers' for blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index and cholesterol. Jacobs' special appearance was arranged by Cigna (NYSE: CI), the health service company that administers the City's health benefits plan. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/30/2015 - MOZART IN THE JUNGLE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/30/2015 - MOZART IN THE JUNGLE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 30, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway stars hit the small screen! (more...)

Neil Bartram to Bring NEW SONGS FOR A NEW YEAR to BirdlandNeil Bartram to Bring NEW SONGS FOR A NEW YEAR to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that multiple Drama Desk Award nominated composer/lyricist Neil Bartram will be bringing 'New Songs For A New Year' to the historic music room on Monday, January 4 at 7pm.  (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards - Last Week to Vote!2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards - Last Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2015

Happy Holidays! It's the last week to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/23/2015 - It's a Holly, Jolly Broadway Christmas!WAKE UP with BWW 12/23/2015 - It's a Holly, Jolly Broadway Christmas!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 23, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Christmas weekend's big news: MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE begins tonight at New World Stages, and be sure to check back with us for Broadway's holiday weekend schedule and '12 Days' countdown! (more...)

TheatreWorks Adds Extra Performances to BELL, BOOK & CANDLE's RunTheatreWorks Adds Extra Performances to BELL, BOOK & CANDLE's Run
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

TheatreWorks New Milford will add three performances to its run of the classic romantic comedy Bell, Book & Candle by John Van Druten. (more...)

Help Raise Money for Playhouse on Park at Barnes & Noble This Holiday SeasonHelp Raise Money for Playhouse on Park at Barnes & Noble This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

For those of you who love Playhouse on Park - and who doesn't?! - please support us on Saturday, December 12 as you shop at Barnes & Noble. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update - Justin Rugg and Jamison Stern Tied!2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update - Justin Rugg and Jamison Stern Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

Journalist's New Exposé Uncovers Murder and MoreJournalist's New Exposé Uncovers Murder and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Nancy Louise Lewis finally tells all in her explosive memoir about her 30 years in journalism. Her newspaper career, which began covering a notorious, and until now unsolved 1974 murder In Connecticut, led to attempts on her life by police in two states. Her take on the experience: 'You don't have to be black to have cops wanting you dead!' (more...)

Criss Angel Coming to MPAC with THE SUPERNATURALISTSCriss Angel Coming to MPAC with THE SUPERNATURALISTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Having sold 40,000 tickets in just one location-- in its premiere four-week engagement at Foxwoods Resort Casino In Connecticut-- The Supernaturalists starring Criss Angel live and in person (who is also Creator, Director and Executive Producer) is now headed to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, January 15, 2016 at 8 pm. Tickets are $59-99. (more...)

1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza Opens in Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza Opens in Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza, a fast-casual American spin on authentic, hand-tossed Neapolitan pizza, opened a new restaurant Nov. 30 at the Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods, located at Foxwoods Resort and Casino complex. (more...)

New Pete Seeger DVD Now AvailableNew Pete Seeger DVD Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2015

The new Pete Seeger DVD is finally available, in tandem with the remastered CD of the 1997 album PETE, or separately. Although the DVD will not be released nationally until next year, pre-release downloads and physical copies are available though their website. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update - Jamison Stern, Justin  Rugg Tied!2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update - Jamison Stern, Justin Rugg Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

New Fireball Exhibit Featured at Winvian Farm in Connecticut's Litchfield HillsNew Fireball Exhibit Featured at Winvian Farm in Connecticut's Litchfield Hills
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Since its grand opening in 2007, Winvian Farm, a AAA Five Diamond and Relais & Chateaux resort, has become a mainstay of the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut. Now, complementing its stunning accommodations, exceptional restaurant, and working organic farm is the art work of Stony Creek, CT-based artist, Sandra Vlock, whose one-of-a-kind 'Fireballs'-functional fine art she describes as the 'contemporary campfire'- were recently installed on the property's grounds. (more...)

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