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Full Casting Announced for James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Signature Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere production Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). This new play based on the real-life story of Elva Miller, a middle-aged housewife who gained notoriety as an unlikely pop phenomenon in the 1960s for her warbling renditions of chart topping hits 'Downtown,' 'Monday, Monday,' 'A Hard Day's Night,' and more runs February 28 - March 26 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

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Hottest Articles on BWW 1/17/2017 - 1/24/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/17/2017 - 1/24/2017. (more...)

CBS's FACE THE NATION Delivers 4.45 Million Viewers on Sunday
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

CBS News' FACE THE NATION is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program in viewers television year-to-date, according to Nielsen most current ratings. Television year-to-date, FACE THE NATION is averaging 3.92 million viewers (up +6%, from 3.72m) and 0.8/04 in adults 25-54. (more...)

RENT'S Lucie Jones Announced to Perform on EUROVISION: YOU DECIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The BBC has announced today that Lucie Jones is one of the six artists chosen to perform the songs competing for the UK's entry into the Eurovision Song Contest.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of MILK AND HONEY at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The York Theatre Company presents the first of three shows in the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series: the 1961 musical Milk and Honey, with book by Don Appell, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Performances begin Saturday afternoon, January 28, 2017 for 11 performances only through February 5, 2017 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Scroll down to meet the company! (more...)

ProfNet Experts Available on Interest Rates, Swarm Robotics, More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

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BWW Blog: Cassandra Hsiao - Opening Nights and Goodbyes: Looking Back on SUPERMARKET OF LOST
by Guest Blogger: Cassandra Hsiao - Jan 23, 2017

One year and four months.  (more...)

Jimonn Cole, Gabriel Lawrence and More Tapped for The Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Acting Company announces casting for its 44th consecutive season and national tour featuring two gripping dramas in repertory: the world premiere of, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation and William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas, Phillip Boykin, Robert Sean Leonard, Ruthie Ann Miles and More Join SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE on Broadway; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Just in - the complete cast and creative team for Ambassador Theatre Group's Broadway revival of the New York City Center production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning Sunday in the Park with George has been announced.  (more...)

Scoop: MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D on ABC - Tuesday, February 7, 2017
by - Jan 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D, airing on ABC on Tuesday, February 7, 2017! (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch its 82nd year with preview performances beginning on February 17, and the season officially kicks off Friday night, February 24, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (director, Shana Cooper). (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Dark Comedy DRY POWDER at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Single tickets are now available for Sarah Burgess's dark, Off-Broadway, hit comedy DRY POWDER, playing Seattle Repertory Theatre March 17 - April 15, 2017, directed by Marya Sea Kaminski. (more...)

BWW Review: LA ESQUINITA, USA at Temple Of Music And Art
by Maria Rita Meli - Jan 23, 2017

It's a small town, La Esquinita, USA. One, perhaps some of us are familiar with, while others not so much, but the story of such a place is not entirely uncommon. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/21/2017
by - Jan 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/21/2017. (more...)

Redwood Family Dermatology Joins Northern California Medical...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

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Cher 'Believes' in Her New Bio-Musical: 'I Sobbed & Laughed'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The New York Post has reported that music legend Cher was in town this week to take in a top-secret reading of a new bio-musical based on the singer's life and career. (more...)

Mark Delavan, Alix Korey and Anne Runolfsson To Lead The Cast Of The York Theatre Company's MILK AND HONEY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced American operatic bass-baritone Mark Delavan (Tosca), Broadway's Alix Korey (Fiddler on the Roof) and Anne Runolfsson (The Phantom of the Opera) will lead the cast of the 1961 musical Milk and Honey. (more...)

Anne Hathaway Joins Cast of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Remake
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Oscar winner Anne Hathaway (LES MISERABLES) will join Rebel Wilson in a remake of the 1988 comedy DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. (more...)

Stars Of HAMILTON, MISS SAIGON, And A BRONX TALE Will Honor RENT In Valentine's Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On February 12th, Broadway, National Tour, and Off-Broadway alumni of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical RENT will present Seasons of Love, a special Valentine's Day tribute to the hit musical at The Cutting Room. (more...)

AUDIO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares First Draft of HAMILTON's 'Right Hand Man'
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda just shared a demo of his first draft of 'Right Hand Man,' made in Logic Pro and written and recorded in 2010, with words and music by, of course, himself. Listen below! (more...)

Joshua Bell and Jennifer Koh to Return for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's premier orchestras as well as a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, announces programming for its milestone 50th Anniversary season in 2017-18, which spotlights its virtuosic artists and builds upon the Orchestra's five decades of intimate and transformative musical programs. (more...)

'THROUGH THE REPELLENT FENCE' Land Art Film to Debut at MoMA
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Through the Repellent Fence: A Land Art Film from director Sam Wainwright Douglas will have its World premiere at The Museum of Modern Art's 16th annual Doc Fortnight film festival. (more...)

Lyric Opera Kansas City Presents EXPLORATIONS Series With THE JULIET LETTERS, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The inaugural Explorations series continues with Elvis Costello's The Juliet Letters, Jan. 28 and 29 at the Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building at the Richard J. Stern Opera Center.Explorations features eclectic programs in intimate spaces, with programming that crosses musical borders and experiments with a wide range of lyrical expression. (more...)

Photo Flash: Oregon Children's Theatre Presents FLY GUY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Buzz thinks he has the smartest pet in the world: a fly named Fly Guy! Fly Guy lovezzz to come to school with Buzz every day, and even makes his own fly friend, Fly Girl. Riding the bus to school is fun for the flies, but what happens when they find themselves on a field trip at a flyswatter factory? They'll have to outsmart the Super Swatter 6000 with their fancy fly movezzz to save the day! (more...)

RENT comes to Edinburgh's Festival Theatre this February
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 20, 2017

Robert Mackintosh and Idili Theatricals Limited, in association with Theatr Clwyd and Wales Millennium Centre, present the 20th Anniversary production of Jonathan Larson's ground-breaking Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical RENT (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 1/20; New 'Women in Theater' Column, Robyn Spangler in Los Angeles and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature 'Women in Theater' feature in Connecticut, a spotlight on Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre's 50th Anniversary in Nashville, Robyn Spangler in Los Angeles and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, with original music by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Presents Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations Led by Xian Zhang, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Acclaimed Music Director Xian Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations, February 23-26 in Englewood, Newark, Red Bank and Morristown. Pianist Kirill Gerstein-hailed as "alarmingly gifted" by Classical Review-returns to perform the Rachmaninoff concerto, one of the most enduring works in the canon. (more...)

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSIAL Coming to The Arsht Center 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Miami premiere at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for one week, February 14 - 19, 2017. Produced by Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including "I Feel the Earth Move," "One Fine Day," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," "You've Got A Friend" and the title song. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter & Daphne Rubin-Vega Help Launch ART Theatres
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2017

Just yesterday, The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, New York City's leading service and advocacy organization for nonprofit theatre, welcomed Billy Porter to host the official opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the A.R.T./NEW YORK THEATRES, located at 502 West 53rd Street. BroadwayWorld was there for the special day, and you can check out complete photo coverage below! (more...)

High Value .CLUB Names for Luxury Industries To Be Offered For Auction at NamesCon 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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Johns Hopkins Study Analyzes Performance of Large Buyout Fund Groups
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of The New York Neo-Futurists' THE GREAT AMERICAN DRAMA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The New York Neo-Futurists will present their full-length experiment, The Great American Drama at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre/ A.R.T. New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street). The Great American Drama is created by Connor Sampson and written by Connor Sampson, Nicole Hill, Dan McCoy & Katy-May Hudson, with Direction and Dramaturgy by Greg Taubman. The show will begin on January 17, open on January 22 and will run through February 5, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in character below! (more...)

BWW Review: LIE, CHEAT AND GENUFLECT by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - Jan 19, 2017

It's like 'Some Like It Hot' meets 'Nuns on the Run!' (more...)

BWW Feature: Recap Of MUSICAL AWARDS GALA 2017
by Daan Fuldner - Jan 19, 2017

All prized have been awarded, afterparties been celebrated and tuxedo's and dresses safely stowed for next year: in short, it's time to look back at this year's Musical Awards Ceremony! With lots of amazing performances, emotional speeches and lots of happy winners, it sure is a night to remember! (more...)

Sarah Rudinoff to Star in Lisa Kron's WELL at Seattle Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Why is it that some people stay sick while others become well? And how do we find the road to recovery? These questions are explored in the acclaimed comedy Well, coming to Seattle Repertory Theatre February 10 - March 5, 2017 (opening night is February 15, 2017) in the Bagley Wright Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Celine Dion to Perform Original Tune by Menken & Rice for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Soundtrack; Art Unveiled!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Five-time GRAMMY-winning and best-selling recording artist Celine Dion will perform an all-new original song, 'How Does A Moment Last Forever,' for Disney's live-action 'Beauty and the Beast.' The song will also be included on the film's soundtrack. Scroll down for a peek at the official artwork for the album! (more...)

Ben Rimalower Brings PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Back to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

After two successful nights in 2016, Ben Rimalower will return with his acclaimed long-running solo plays, PATTI ISSUES (about his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father) and BAD WITH MONEY (about how an addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life). (more...)

Newly Formed Technical Advisory Board to Support Concurrent Technologies Corporation in Advancing Technical Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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Photo Flash: All-New Triptych BEAUTY & THE BEAST Poster ft. Never Before Seen Characters!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Today, Yahoo Movies exclusively premieres the new poster for the live-action Disney musical BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, hitting  theaters March 17 in 3D, RealD 3D and IMAX 3D. The new triptych image features most of the film's characters, including some we've never seen before! (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH MAUREEN MCGOVERN at The RRazz Room At The Prince
by DT Gramkee - Jan 18, 2017

BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH MAUREEN MCGOVERN at The RRazz Room At The Prince with video and images by DT Gramkee (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Billy Porter Helps Cut the Ribbon for ART Theatres
by Walter McBride - Jan 18, 2017

Earlier today, The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, New York City's leading service and advocacy organization for nonprofit theatre, welcomed Billy Porter to host the official opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the A.R.T./NEW YORK THEATRES, located at 502 West 53rd Street. (more...)

ASSASSINS to Open Lyric Theatre's 2017 Season with a Bang
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Lyric Theatre will open its 2017 season next month at the Plaza Theatre with the powerful Tony Award-winning musical ASSASSINS. (more...)

Nominations Announces for 54th Annual Publicists Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced nominees for the 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday, February 24, 2017. (more...)

Rising Stars and Chicago Vets Sign on for SYCAMORE Premiere at Raven Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

A cast of rising young actors and Chicago veterans has been announced for Raven Theatre Company's world premiere production of Sycamore, by Sarah Sander, to be directed by visiting artist Devon de Mayo. (more...)

Earle Brown Music Foundation Announces TIME SPANS FESTIVAL 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Earle Brown Music Foundation is pleased to announce the TIME SPANS Festival in New York City.  Scheduled from August 1 to 5, 2017, TIME SPANS 2017 will include five concerts, performed by three of the best North American specialized groups for new repertoire: Talea Ensemble (NYC), JACK Quartet (NYC), and Bozzini Quartet (Montreal). TIME SPANS is dedicated exclusively to the presentation of twenty-first century music. The events will take place at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Manhattan. The festival is produced and presented by the Earle Brown Music Foundation (EBMF). Artistic Director for TIME SPANS is Thomas Fichter. The name TIME SPANS is taken from the title of an orchestra piece by the American composer Earle Brown. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Greenhouse Theater Center Presents the Chicago Premiere of CIRCUMFERENCE OF A SQUIRREL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to conclude its Solo Celebration! Series with the Chicago premiere of John Walch's savagely funny one-man show CIRCUMFERENCE OF A SQUIRREL, directed by Artistic Director Jacob Harvey and starring Will Allan. CIRCUMFERENCE OF A SQUIRREL will play January 13 - February 12, 2017 at The Greenhouse Theater Center (Upstairs 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...)

Florida Grand Opera Presents EUGENE ONEGIN, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

From January 28 through February 4, 2017, Florida Grand Opera presents, Tchaikovsky's best loved opera, Eugene Onegin, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. This run is followed by performances on February 9 and 11 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Au-Rene Theater in Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

REEFER MADNESS at the Players Club of Swarthmore
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Reefer Madness, with music by Dan Studney, book and lyrics by Kevin Murphy, directed by Thomas-Robert Irvin of Swarthmore, on the Raymond W. Smith stage. (more...)

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