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It's Thanksgiving of 2000 and the presidential election still has not been decided. Ellen insists that her friends and family don't understand how bad The Situation really is. But no one-not her loving partner, Danny, nor the passionate Amy, nor the brutally pragmatic and world-weary Judy-can make Ellen see the blind spot at the center of her own politics and emotional life. A funny, passionate, and ultimately searing new play that illuminates assumptions that lie at the heart of the American character -- and the blind spots that mask us from ourselves.

Oliver Richman Sings of Hope in His New Song BELIEVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

16-year-old actor and recording artist, Oliver Richman's ( new song and video “Believe” ( offers a profound expression of hope in response to these increasingly troubled times. (more...)

Journee Sans Culture to Host Publication Launch at Le Ritz PDB This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The self-run organisation JOURNEE SANS CULTURE invites you to the launch of a one-of-a-kind publication this Thursday October 20 at 5 pm, at bar Le Ritz PDB on Jean-Talon Street. (more...)

WEFTEC Recognizes Woolpert for Video Documenting S.C. Flooding
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016


TNT Orders Pilot for Original Hour-Long Drama HINGES
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

TNT, a division of Turner, has ordered a pilot for HINGES from John Wells Productions, which is being produced in association with Warner Horizon Television and Turner's Studio T. (more...)

Six New YA Titles from Carolrhoda Lab are Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Brace yourself for the Fall 2016 lineup of gripping young adult novels from Carolrhoda Lab, an imprint of Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group! Six thrilling and engaging titles from acclaimed authors will enthrall YA fans of all ages. (more...)

Joyce DiDonato to Release 'IN WAR AND PEACE' Album This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The multiple GRAMMY-winning mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is widely recognized as one of the world's great opera singers. (more...)

Internationally Acclaimed Opera Singer Joyce DiDonato to Release Album, IN WAR AND PEACE: HARMONY THROUGH MUSIC, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The multiple GRAMMY-winning mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is widely recognized as one of the world's great opera singers. The New Yorker has proclaimed her “perhaps the most potent female singer of her generation,” and The New York Times has described her as “the perfect 21st-century diva—an effortless combination of glamour, charisma, intelligence, grace and remarkable talent.” She is known not only for her extraordinary virtuosity, but also for her impassioned social engagement. Perhaps more than any project in her career to date, DiDonato's new album, In War and Peace: Harmony through Music, epitomizes this combination of qualities. The collection of Baroque arias arose from her pondering the question, In The Wake of the 2015 terrorist attacks on Paris and Brussels, “In the midst of chaos, how do you find peace?” DiDonato hopes the album, out November 4 on Erato / Warner Classics, and concert presentation, with which she will tour 12 countries between November 2016 and June 2017, will help listeners answer the same question. Please see below for an itinerary of live performances. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Announces incoming Co-Artistic Directors and New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Stage Left Theatre announces that current Artistic Director Vance Smith will be succeeded by Co-Artistic Directors Jason A. Fleece and Amy Szerlong. An Ensemble Member since 2009, Fleece has served as Associate Artistic Director since 2013. He recently directed SLT's critically-acclaimed production of The Body of an American. Involved with Stage Left since 2012, Szerlong became an Artistic Associate in 2013 and an Ensemble Member in 2015. She is currently directing the world premiere of The Bottle Tree. Smith will maintain his role through October, and will produce The Bottle Tree with the assistance of the new leadership. (more...)

Hues Productions Launches Fundraising Campaign for Groundbreaking Dance Performance, HOLDING ON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Hues Productions is creating a dance performance that will explore grief in two parts. Check out the video below, which give you an inside look at the piece: (more...)

Moving Image to Screen Complete Kieslowski Retrospective This Fall
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image will present the most comprehensive U.S. retrospective of all of the Polish director's features, short films, early documentary work, and a marathon viewing of the Dekalog, from October 7 through November 6, 2016. The series will also include four posthumous works based on Kieslowski's unproduced screenplays. (more...)

ULTRAMEDIA & SC Films Ink Distribution Deal for New Sci-Fi Film 2307: WINTER'S DREAM
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

In The Wake of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, Santa Monica-based ULTRAMEDIA and London's SC Films, signed a distribution deal with Nettai Museum in Japan for the new sci-fi, 2307: WINTER'S DREAM (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016


From Stage to Screen - Revisit Emmy-Nominated ALL THE WAY & LADY DAY
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 15, 2016

This year's impressive list of Emmy nominations boasts two Tony Award winners, reprising their Broadway roles for the small screen. (more...)

Invertigo Dance Theatre to Present AFTER IT HAPPENED at Ford Theatres in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Invertigo Dance Theatre, a Los Angeles-based dance company founded in 2007 by Artistic Director Laura Karlin, will reprise After It Happened on Friday, September 30 at 8:30 pm at the Ford Theatres, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068. $35 General Admission; $75 VIP; $18 Students; $15 Children;; 323 461-3673; non-visual media: 323-GO-1-FORD. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Announces Titles for PlayFest 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF invites audiences to take a risk on new plays at PlayFest presented by Harriett's Charitable Trust from November 3 - 6, 2016. This year's four-day event titled PlayFest: After Pulse will feature six new plays that explore issues surrounding the Pulse tragedy. (more...)

Mariza to Celebrate New Album MUNDO at Roy Thomson Hall This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

To celebrate the North American release of her acclaimed new album, Mundo (Nonesuch Records), international fado star Mariza returns to Toronto on October 24, 2016, making her Roy Thomson Hall debut. (more...)

Comcast Activating Free XFINITY WiFi Hot Spots in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina Following Hurricane Matthew
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016


Debuts of HBO's DIVORCE, INSECURE Now Available to Stream Ahead of Sunday Premieres
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

For viewers who can't wait until this weekend to check out the new HBO comedy series DIVORCE and INSECURE and the second episode of the new drama series WESTWORLD, special advance premieres of Sunday night's episodes are all available to stream right now via HBO NOW and HBO GO (more...)

Verizon Wireless Offers Unlimited Domestic Talk, Text And Data For Customers In Hurricane Matthew Impacted Areas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016


Review Roundup: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Tour Launches in San Francisco
by Review Roundups - Oct 6, 2016

Darren Criss and Lena Hall just launched the highly anticipated National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, reprising their critically-acclaimed performances at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco (October 2-30) and the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles (November 1-27). (more...)

Judith Light to Talk Life and Career with Leigh Silverman at NYPL for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

As previously announced, the League of Professional Theatre Women will present Judith Light for its next Oral History interview. Just confirmed, Light will sit down with two-time Obie-winning director Leigh Silverman to discuss her extensive body of work on and off-stage. (more...)

HAMLET Gets Nineties Evangelical Makeover with Bonneville Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Bonneville Theater Company presents a new contemporary take on William Shakespeare's Hamlet, set in a 1990s evangelical charismatic Christian church. (more...)

Juilliard President Joseph W. Polisi to Step Down in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Joseph W. Polisi, Juilliard's sixth and longest-serving president, announced today that he will step down at the end of June 2018. (more...)

Jenny Bacon and Charlie Pollock to Lead MDR Reading of Matt Schatz's THE BURDENS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) kicks off its 2016-17 newly renamed staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of THE BURDENS, written by Matt Schatz and directed by Mark Armstrong. (more...)

Violinist Joshua Bell to Join Chamber Orchestra of Havana in SEASONS OF CUBA at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Lincoln Center announces a special concert event featuring the Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell, bridging cultural divides in a performance with the Chamber Orchestra of Havana and some of Cuba's most renowned artists. (more...)

BIAS Corporation Achieves ISO 27001 Certification for Information Security Management Systems
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016


RSNA: MRI Shows Brain Disruption in Children with PTSD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016


YUZIMA Dances on the Graves of Slave Masters in New Video 'Atheist'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Yuzima casts himself as the trickster and dances on the graves of slave masters in his new music video 'Atheist'–filmed in New Orleans–out now. (more...)

Titles and Casts Announced for Orlando Shakespeare Theater's PLAYFEST: AFTER PULSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF invites audiences to take a risk on new plays at PlayFest presented by Harriett's Charitable Trust from November 3 - 6, 2016. This year's four-day event titled PlayFest: After Pulse will feature six new plays that explore issues surrounding the Pulse tragedy. Tickets to individual PlayFest readings ($10) may be purchased online at, by phone at (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). PlayFest Passes ($49) and PlayFest VIP Passes ($100) are on sale now and may be purchased by phone or in person. (more...)

BWW Recap: R is For Rory on Twisty AMERICAN HORROR STORY
by Jessica Naftaly - Oct 20, 2016

All is finally revealed on the sixth episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY Season 6; and it's safe to say, most of us aren't surprised. The big twist that creator Ryan Murphy is finally out and while it isn't completely surprising, elements of it certainly are while the show finally delivered on what we've been wanting and became the horror and suspense drama it promises to be. We find out immediately, just as many predicted, that the sixth episode would turn the docu-drama series that was My Roanoke Nightmare on its head; integrating both the subjects and the actors portraying them in the reenactments. In what was a brilliantly directed episode by Angela Bassett, making her behind the camera debut, Episode 6 really brought a new flavor, feel, and urgency to the series that elevated it above what we've seen the rest of the season, turning in on itself to make commentary on the industry and culture AMERICAN HORROR STORY itself is so ingrained in while upping the stakes for the story.  (more...)

Actor Rainn Wilson's Lid' Haiti Foundation Empowers Girls in The Wake Of Hurricane Matthew
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016


BWW Review: The Stake is Raised High in Provincetown Theater's DRACULA FOR DUMMYS
by Kristen Morale - Oct 18, 2016

Did you ever wonder what would happen if the traditional Dracula story was made into something so perfectly absurd that it actually turns itself funny? If what is meant to be a frightening tale of the undead becomes a wacky, Barbie doll- infested, cross-dressing adventure that brings the quest to defeat the rather attractive Count Dracula to an entirely new level? Whereas the typically eerie feel of the Dracula tale will cause quite a few goose-bumps, Dracula for Dummys at the Provincetown Theater will bring on a major tingle of excitement because of how freakin' fun it is to be a part of this unique experience. (more...)

BWW Review: ORWELL IN AMERICA at 59E59 is Fascinating
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 18, 2016

See 'ORWELL IN AMERICA' at 59E59 Theaters now through October 30th. Written by Joe Sutton and directed by Peter Hackett, the play is a fascinating depiction of what may have occurred if Orwell had visited the U.S on a book tour. (more...)

Jared Grimes, Hayley Podschun, Donna McKechnie and More to Sway in CAREFREE: DANCIN' WITH FRED AND GINGER Tryout Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and RKO Stage announce the cast for the world premiere of Carefree: Dancin' with Fred & Ginger, an all-new tribute to American cinema's most iconic pair, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Tony Award-winner Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs this original musical spectacular. (more...)

Global RFID Market Worth USD 17 Billion by 2020
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016


BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH a Perfect Opener for Mother City's Stylish Gate69
by David Fick - Oct 17, 2016

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Gate69 not only celebrates its queerness but also reminds us that we have our own Hedwigs to celebrate and our own Berlin Walls to conquer. It is the perfect choice to open this stylish new venue in the Mother City. (more...)

Ghost Unveils The Summoning VI: The Proceedings Intensify
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost have unveiled a new clip entitled The Summoning VI: The Proceedings Intensify In The Wake of the release of their new Popestar EP which debuted at the No. 1 position on Billboard's Top Rock Albums (more...)

BWW Interview: Alliyah Corley on Directing Rollins College's DYING CITY for Student-Run Rollins Players
by Kimberly Moy - Oct 16, 2016

Every year at the anniversary of 9/11, we stop and reflect about where we were, who was lost and the events that followed. It always catches me by surprise how much time has passed since 2001. DYING CITY is a play that follows one family's life after 9/11, but not in the way you may think. Student director, Alliyah Corley took some time to answer BroadwayWorld Orlando's questions about the show. (more...)

Consumer Watchdog Releases Election Alert Video Showing Celebrities in 'Get-Out-the-Vote' Videos Barely Vote Themselves; Says Ballot is an Unprecedented Opportunity For
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016


Interrobang Theatre Project to Stage THE AMISH PROJECT Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Interrobang Theatre Project, in association with The Athenaeum Theatre, is pleased to present the Jessica Dickey's gripping drama THE AMISH PROJECT, directed by David Connelly, featuring ensemble member Sarah Gise* in a powerful solo performance.  (more...)

Jason Odell Williams' CHURCH & STATE Play Gets Readings Before Off-Broadway Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Charlotte Cohn, in association with NewYorkRep and The Telling Company, to present industry readings of Jason Odell Williams' critically acclaimed play Church & State. The readings will take place Sunday October 23rd at 1PM, Monday October 24th at 7PM, and Tuesday October 25th at 1PM at The Cell Theatre (338 W.23rd St.). (more...)

JOURNEE SANS CULTURE to Host Launch Party at Le Ritz PDB
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The self-run organisation JOURNEE SANS CULTURE invites you to the launch of a one-of-a-kind publication this Thursday, October 20 at 5 pm, at bar Le Ritz PDB on Jean-Talon Street. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Present THE MONKEES—GOOD TIMES: 50th ANNIVERSARY TOUR 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Monkees-Good Times: The 50th Anniversary Tour-Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 7:30PM. Purchase tickets at or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Presents brownsville song (b-side for tray)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati shines a light on the reality of violence and the beauty of forgiveness with the regional premiere of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a powerful new drama by Kimber Lee. This lyrical play tells a tale of resilience in the face of tragedy when a young man's life is taken and his family is left without answers. Lee's brownsville song (b-side for tray) delivers a message of hope that will challenge and move audiences. Playing October 11-30, 2016. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BURIALS Beautifully Portrays The Haunting, Heartbreaking Cost of Gun Violence in Schools
by Rachel Weinberg - Oct 11, 2016

In Caitlin Parrish's new play THE BURIALS, Steppenwolf for Young Adults has found an informative and moving new play that tackles the realities of gun violence in schools with intensity and heart under the direction of Erica Weiss. Loosely based on the Greek tragedy ANTIGONE, THE BURIALS smartly addresses this topical issue from a personal and human perspective, which will allow school-aged audiences to engage with the material without ever feeling spoon-fed. THE BURIALS follows successful high school senior and social media lover Sophie Martin (the superlative Olivia Cygan), who has her world turned upside down when her younger brother Ben (a haunting Matt Farrabee) opens fire inside her school and kills 16 students and one teacher...using her father's guns. In The Wake of this incident, Sophie, her younger sister Chloe (Becca Savoy) and their father, Ryan Martin (Coburn Goss)-an extremely conservative junior senator running for office-must process the experience under intense scrutiny from the public eye. In the case of Sophie and Chloe, they must also face their high school peers, who have been traumatized and some of whom look to the surviving Martin siblings to blame. When Mr. Martin decides to take a public stance advocating for the mandatory presence of guns in schools as a method of preventing future shootings, Sophie must decide if she will stand by her father-or if she will take a different stance. (more...)

VIDEO: Nancy O'Dell Addresses Lewd Trump Tape: 'There Is No Room for Objectification of Women'
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

In The Wake of Friday's leaked audio tapes which feature presidential candidate Donald Trump boasting about his attempts to seduce Entertainment Tonight anchorwoman Nancy O'Dell, O'Dell addressed viewers on her first night back since the controversial story broke.   (more...)

THE EVENTS: Bold Play Explores the Consequences of a Mass Shooting
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Voted The Best Theatre of 2013 by The Guardian, David Greig's The Events explores the aftermath of a mass shooting. In The Wake of unthinkable violence, minister and community choir director Claire (Alison Bruce - Dirty Laundry, Almighty Johnsons, Top of the Lake andHillary) begins a search for answers. Her increasingly obsessive quest to find a reason behind the tragedy will either heal her or lead her to destruction. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre to Present BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati shines a light on the reality of violence and the beauty of forgiveness with the regional premiere of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a powerful new drama by Kimber Lee. (more...)

Billy Bush Suspended from NBC's TODAY; Actress Arianne Zucker Breaks Silence
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

NBC News reports that Billy Bush has been suspended from THE TODAY SHOW 'pending further review' In The Wake of a devastating videotape which emerged on Friday evening. (more...)

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