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Review Roundup: National Theatre's ANGELS IN AMERICA, starring Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane & More
by Review Roundups - May 5, 2017

The National Theatre's 2017 revival of Tony Kushner's landmark work Angels in America just opened in London, starring Stuart Angell, Mark Arnold, Arun Blair-Mangat, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Kate Harper, John Hastings, Claire Lambert, Nathan Lane, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Becky Namgauds, Mateo Oxley, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Russell Tovey, Paksie Vernon, Stan West and Lewis Wilkins. (more...)

BWW Review: ANGELS IN AMERICA, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 5, 2017

Tony Kushner's landmark two-part play begins at a funeral, with a rabbi solemnly naming a woman's surviving relatives; partway through the interminable list of grandchildren, he stops and sighs. It's a witty opener for a piece that's epic in every conceivable sense of the word, taking almost eight hours to tackle not just state of the nation, but state of humanity and the divine. Though there's the odd lull, particularly in Kushner's baggier, wilder second part, Marianne Elliott's revival - 25 years after the influential National Theatre production ­- is a monumental achievement. (more...)

Tina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The World Science Festival has announced complete programming for the  10th anniversary Festival, which will bring science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across the five boroughs of New York City, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Chan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning Artistry
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) marks its 20th anniversary with a tremendous 2017/18 concert series, filled with unique collaborations, brand new productions, and much-adored favourites in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Gospel vocalists from America's Deep South; virtuosic acrobatics direct from Down Under; Cuban musical trailblazers; South African jazz legends; and many more will take part in this milestone season, celebrating one of Vancouver's treasured venues. (more...)

Encompass New Opera Theatre presents PARADIGM SHIFTS
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Encompass New Opera Theatre (Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director) in association with the Center for Earth Ethics (Karenna Gore, Director) and Union Forum (Derrick Harkins, VP for Innovation in Public Programming), will present PARADIGM SHIFTS Music and Film Festival at Union Theological Seminary, in James Chapel, 3041 Broadway (at 121st Street), New York, NY 10027, from Tuesday, June 13 through Saturday, June 17, 2017. (more...)

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for the World Premiere of THE BRAILLE LEGACY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Final casting has been announced today for the world premiere of a major new musical, "The Braille Legacy", the thrilling, true, inspirational and epic story of Louis Braille, a young blind boy who wanted the same chance in life as those who see and ended up improving the lives of millions of blind people around the world. (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present RABBIT HOLE, David Lindsay-Abaire's touching play, as the final play in the 16/17 season.  Directed by Katie Laris, performances will be April 12-29 in the intimate Jurkowitz Theatre. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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BWW Review: Touring Production of CABARET Illuminates the Ohio Theatre
by Amanda Etchison - Mar 30, 2017

From a stage framed by rows of light bulbs, CABARET gives Columbus audiences an unforgettable "Willkommen" with a show that highlights the talents of a multi-skilled cast. Roundabout Theatre Company's touring production is set to be performed at the Ohio Theatre through April 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present RABBIT HOLE, David Lindsay-Abaire's touching play, as the final play in the 16/17 season.  Directed by Katie Laris, performances will be April 12-29 in the intimate Jurkowitz Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Curtain Players' RABBIT HOLE
by Jerri Shafer - Mar 22, 2017

Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back Into the Light of day. Performances run March 24th thru April 9th at Curtain Players, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio  43021.  For more information or to purchase tickets, visit:  http://curtainplayers.org/season/2016-2017/5_rabbit_hole.php (more...)

BWW Interview: Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans Brings Original Musical GARDEN to Life for One Week Only!
by Heidi Scheuermann - Mar 16, 2017

Opening tonight for a 4 day only run in the Schulte Auditorium at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana is a new, original musical produced by Dumb Ox Ministries, and written by Joey Martineck with music by Greg&Lizzy. Joey Martineck is currently studying to be a Catholic priest at Notre Dame Seminary, and was inspired to write a musical modern re-telling of the Biblical story of Adam and Eve when he was listening to the album "To the Dust" that Greg&Lizzy had created about the wonders of human love. Greg&Lizzy are a husband and wife writing and recording artist duo who consider their music a ministry, and wish to share the human experience with others. (more...)

Clifton Battle Pens 'The Prodigal Daughters'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

'The Prodigal Daughters': provides the knowledge to have faith in the darkness that will bring the reader Into the Light of Jesus Christ. 'The Prodigal Daughters' is the creation of published author, Clifton Battle, founder of 2nd Chance Ministries. (more...)

Americana Roots Rock Artist Rod Melancon Announces New Album 'Southern Gothic'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Americana roots rock artist ROD MELANCON announces his new 10-track album SOUTHERN GOTHIC is set for release on Friday, June 16 via Blue Elan Record (more...)

Committee for Children and Oregon Abuse Advocates and Survivors in Service Present: 'TELLING: Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Step into the Light'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

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Photo Flash: Greenhouse Theater Center Presents the World Premiere of HER AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to continue its Solo Celebration! Series with the world premiere of Brett Neveu's haunting drama HER AMERICA (formerly titled MISS AMERICA), starring veteran Chicago and Broadway actress Kate Buddeke and directed by Linda Gillum. HER AMERICA will play January 6 - February 12, 2017 at The Greenhouse Theater Center (Downstairs Mainstage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at greenhousetheater.org, in person at the box office or by calling (773) 404-7336.  (more...)

Brett Neveu's HER AMERICA to Make World Premiere at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center will continue its Solo Celebration! Series with the world premiere of Brett Neveu's haunting drama HER AMERICA (formerly titled MISS AMERICA), starring veteran Chicago and Broadway actress Kate Buddeke and directed by Linda Gillum. (more...)

THE HUMANS and More Highlight Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre, America's oldest theatre and a National Historic Landmark, is pleased to announce its landmark 209th season of live entertainment and its 35th season as a not-for-profit producing theatre company. (more...)

Light Reading's Leading Lights 2017 Awards Program Is Now Open for Submissions Showing Communications Industry Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 1/29/2017
by BWW - Jan 29, 2017

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Waterline Data Names Todd Goldman CMO amid Global Growth
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 1/22/2017
by BWW - Jan 22, 2017

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From Good Homes to Play 25th Anniversary Show at Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

From Good Homes are set to celebrate the Fox Theatre's 25th anniversary on March 20, 2017. (more...)

PS122 Extends CVRTAIN, Virtual Reality Encounter by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Due to popular demand, Performance Space 122 extends CVRTAIN, a Virtual Reality (VR) experience by Yehuda Duenyas, to January 21. As part of the twelfth edition of PS122's Coil festival, CVRTAINplaces the participant center stage in a beautiful theater where a curtain parts to reveal an audience of thousands teeming with adulation. (more...)

Hill Country Community Theatre Presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for drama.  Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. (more...)

Hillary & Bill Clinton Met with Thunderous Applause at THE HUMANS Final Matinee Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Yesterday, the power couple showed their love for theater once again when they arrived at the final matinee performance of the Tony winning play THE HUMANS. (more...)

Scoop: BEYOND on FREEFORM - Monday, February 27, 2017
by - Feb 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on BEYOND, airing on FREEFORM on Monday, February 27, 2017! (more...)

Gary Joseph Peterson Releases 'A Genuine Panacea for the Poor'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Gary Joseph Peterson, counseling therapist, criminal interviewer, researcher, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'A Genuine Panacea for the Poor': a gripping and potent work filled with health tips based upon true experiences, making this priceless information a fascinating reading journey. (more...)

BWW Review: Race, Religion, Elitism - Just a Few Issues Portland Playhouse Takes on in PEN/MAN/SHIP
by Krista Garver - Feb 28, 2017

PEN/MAN/SHIP at Portland Playhouse is a moving drama about robbing darkness of its power by bringing it Into the Light. (more...)

Scoop: BEYOND on FREEFORM - Monday, February 27, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on BEYOND, airing on FREEFORM on Monday, February 27, 2017! (more...)

THE HUMANS, David Henry Hwang's SOFT POWER Headline 2017-18 at the Ahmanson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Stephen Karam's four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway play THE HUMANS will be the centerpiece of the Ahmanson Theatre's 2017-18 season at Center Theatre Group next June, along with David Henry Hwang's new commission SOFT POWER. (more...)

Carla Richards Shares 'Caribbean Girl in America'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

'Caribbean Girl in America': a memoir and story of hope and redemption. 'Caribbean Girl in America' is the creation of published author Carla Richards, a Born-again Christian and spiritual advisor who derives great joy in mentoring young women in their own journeys to Christ. She is a member of Faithful Central Bible Church in Englewood, California. (more...)

Cristiano's Exvolver 360 VR Experience to Host Release Party at Jump Into The Light
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Cristiano's new 360VR music video Exvolver New York release party will be on February 21st, at 7 p.m., at Jump Into the Light, America's leader in first Virtual Reality Cinema Experience. (more...)

Hill Country Community Theatre Presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for drama.  Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. (more...)

HIGH JINKS IN HIGH PLACES is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Corruption, fraud and criminality are constantly at work. They thrive in the shadows, unchallenged and uncontested, unless someone drags them Into the Light to expose their duplicity. With nearly four decades working in federal government, author Ruth Barrett explores this concept in her novel 'High Jinks in High Places.' (more...)

Cristiano's Exvolver 360 VR Experience to Host Release Party at Jump Into The Light
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Cristiano's new 360VR music video Exvolver New York release party will be on February 21st, at 7 p.m., at Jump Into the Light, America's leader in first Virtual Reality Cinema Experience. (more...)

Personify Achieves 119 Percent Sales Growth in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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NuBryte Unveils Amazon Alexa Skill for Voice-Enabled Lighting Automation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of THE BRAILLE LEGACY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Olivier Award nominated Jerome Pradon, whose West End credits include the UK premiere of the musical "Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown", Guillaume in "Martin Guerre", The Man in "Whistle Down the Wind", Aragorn in "The Lord of the Rings" musical, Chris in "Miss Saigon" and Javert in "Les Miserables" in London and Marius in Paris, as well as Judas in the Emmy-winning video of Jesus Christ Superstar, heads the cast of "The Braille Legacy", a musical that tells the thrilling, true, inspirational and epic story of Louis Braille, a young blind boy who wanted the same chance in life as those who see and ended up improving the lives of millions of blind people around the world. (more...)

Engineer Theatre Presents New Psychological Horror THE GAP IN THE LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Engineer Theatre Collective, who have turned heads and earned critical praise for bringing real-life issues to the stage in verbatim, Lecoq-influenced human dramas, will turn their attention to a brand new genre, psychological horror, with their latest production The Gap in the Light, which premieres at New Diorama in May. (more...)

Engineer Theatre's Psychological Horror THE GAP IN THE LIGHT to Plunge New Diorama Into Darkness
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

One week today, Engineer Theatre Collective, who have turned heads and earned critical praise for bringing real-life issues to the stage in verbatim, Lecoq-influenced human dramas, will turn their attention to a brand new genre, psychological horror, with their latest production The Gap in the Light, which premieres at New Diorama in May. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Company Theatre Group Presents David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Company Theatre Group, Inc. is pleased to present the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winning play RABBIT HOLE, written by David Lindsay Abaire and featuring five highly talented professional NJ actors; Larry Kadish, Jennifer Robbins, Andrea Prendamano Becca, Elizabeth Nicholas Synnott and James Van Nostrand Jason. (more...)

Photo Flash: Thrilling True Story THE BRAILLE LEGACY Takes the Stage
by Roy Tan - Apr 22, 2017

Acclaimed director Thom Southerland (Ragtime, Titanic, Grey Gardens) directs the world premiere of The Braille Legacy, starring West End star Jerome Pradon. (more...)

The Company Theatre Group Presents David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Company Theatre Group, Inc. is pleased to present the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winning play RABBIT HOLE, written by David Lindsay Abaire. The Company is the resident professional theatre company in Hackensack, and this show features five highly talented professional NJ actors. (more...)

First Listen to 'Liberte Egalite and Fraternite' from THE BRAILLE LEGACY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The world premiere of a major new musical, "The Braille Legacy", is the thrilling, true, inspirational and epic story of Louis Braille, a young blind boy who wanted the same chance in life as those who see and ended up improving the lives of millions of blind people around the world. BroadwayWorld brings you a first listen to the song 'Liberte Egalite and Fraternite' from the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Charing Cross Theatre presents THE BRAILLE LEGACY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The world premiere of a major new musical, "The Braille Legacy", is the thrilling, true, inspirational and epic story of Louis Braille, a young blind boy who wanted the same chance in life as those who see and ended up improving the lives of millions of blind people around the world. (more...)

Learn Everything About the Cast of GROUNDHOG DAY- Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Based on the iconic film, GROUNDHOG DAY The Musical is reimagined by the award-winning creators of the international hit Matilda The Musical-including director Matthew Warchus and songwriter Tim Minchin-with a book by original screenwriter Danny Rubin. Starring two-time Tony Award® nominee Andy Karl, GROUNDHOG DAY is the new musical comedy about living life to the fullest, one day at a time. Meet the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Jacksonville (more...)

Amelia Community Theatre presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Amelia Community Theatre will present one of the most human plays you will see this theatre season, Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay - Abaire. "David Lindsay-Abaire has crafted a drama that's not just a departure but a revelation-an intensely emotional examination of grief, laced with wit, insightfulness, compassion and searing honesty." -David Rooney, Variety (more...)

ONE FLEW WEST + MY BODY SINGS ELECTRIC Comes to Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Formed in the Summer of 2010 in the small town of Longmont, Colorado, ONE FLEW WEST has grown from a high school garage band into a full-scale rock machine storming up and down the front range. Now based in Denver, the four-piece has made a lasting mark on the local music scene and look to make that mark on the national scene in the near future. Uniquely combining rock and roll with various aspects of folk, pop and punk rock, there are few bands out there that sound like One Flew West making it difficult to fill in the cliche definition of, "They sound like so-and-so". The band has been recognized by numerous Colorado-based radio stations and publications as a soon-to-break-out artist. (more...)

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