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Program of Musical Contrasts Opens LA Chamber Orchestra's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's premier orchestras and a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, presents a program of musical contrasts to open its 2016-17 season, its final under the leadership of esteemed Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, who steps down at the end of the season.  (more...)

Theatre in the Round Players Presents DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Theatre in the Round Players (TRP) opens its 65th season with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, in weekend performances from September 9 through October 2. (more...)

Christopher Jackson, HAIRSPRAY & More - BWW's Guide to Broadway on Fall TV!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 23, 2016

Broadway stars and a host of musical presentations are on tap for the upcoming 2016-17 primetime television season. Included in THE LINEUP will be new series starring HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson, FROZEN's Kristen Bell and BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY star Stephen Pasquale. (more...)

2016 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Unveils Discovery Program Featuring 35 Films
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced today its Discovery programme showcasing 35 outstanding and absorbing feature films, including 16 World Premieres, by first and second time feature directors from Canada and across the globe, sponsored by Dropbox. (more...)

'The Content Marketing Coach' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

HOUSTON, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Rachel Parker, Founder and CEO of Resonance Content Marketing, recently announced the publication of her long-awaited new book, The Content Marketing Coach: Everything You Need to Get in the Game and WIN! (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: A Sneak Peak at Brandon Victor Dixon as HAMILTON's Aaron Burr
by Michael Dale - Aug 23, 2016

Tonight, two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon makes his debut as Aaron Burr in Lin-Manuel Miranda's revolutionary smash hit Hamilton on Broadway. (more...)

2016 GEICO ESPN High School Football Showcase to Feature College Football's Next Generation
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The 2016 GEICO ESPN High School Football Showcase will feature matchups between some of the top high school football programs from across the country. (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD Starring Sean Hayes Heads to the Hereafter Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

A heavenly reminder! The hit Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Tony nominee and Emmy winner Sean Hayes, will conclude its 14-week strictly limited engagement on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street). (more...)

Museum of Arts and Design Announces Fall Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

This fall, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents MAD Transformations, a series of six exhibitions showcasing artists who have transformed and continue to reshape the public perception of traditional craft mediums. Building upon the exhibition Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, which celebrates the work of an artist known for drastically changing the way clay is categorized as an art material and discipline, the series considers fiber, clay, and jewelry and metals-disciplines that have composed the bedrock of MAD's founding mission and collection, and that continue to morph in the hands of contemporary artists today. (more...)

Amernet String Quartet to Perform Inaugural PIX 'N MUSIC Concert at National Opera Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Amernet String Quartet will be in concert on Tuesday, September 13 at 8:30 PM at National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Avnue, between 28th and 29th Streets in Manhattan, performing the inaugural Pix 'N Music concert, presented by Chamber Players International and Jeffrey James Arts Consulting. (more...)

C.S. Lewis's THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS to Make European Debut at Park Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The Screwtape Letters, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, will play the Christmas season at Park Theatre from 8 December 2016 - 7 January 2017, with a press night on 9 December. (more...)

Scoop: ROSEWOOD on FOX - Thursday, August 25, 2016
by - Aug 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD, airing on FOX on Thursday, August 25, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: $100,000 PYRAMID on ABC - Thursday, September 8, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on $100,000 PYRAMID, airing on ABC on Thursday, September 8, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: GODSPELL Has a Very Good Revival In Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 22, 2016

Collecting premieres around the world since 1971, when it reached Broadway, the classical musical comedy by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak, based on the parables of the Gospel of St. Matthew, is back to Sao Paulo with a new look, directed by Dagoberto Feliz (more...)

Bid To Meet Lin-Manuel Miranda at HAMILTON's Chicago Opening, Support onePULSE Foundation
by Michael Dale - Aug 22, 2016

Charitybuzz's new auction offers a chance to meet Lin-Manuel Miranda at the opening night party for HAMILTON on Chicago. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Extends Booking to July 2017
by Marianka Swain - Aug 22, 2016

Today, the producers of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL release for sale a further 200,000 tickets taking booking at the Aldwych Theatre to 22 July 2017. The performance schedule is Monday at 7.30pm, Tuesday at 2.30pm, Wednesday at 7.30pm, Thursday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, Friday at 7.30pm and Saturday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. (more...)

AUDIO: Kristin Chenoweth Raves About HAMILTON's Relevance In Modern America
by Michael Dale - Aug 22, 2016

Kristin Chenoweth has a lot on her plate to talk about these days. In addition to her busy schedule of concert touring she's prepping to play Velma Von Tussle in Hairspray LIVE! on NBC Wednesday, December 7th at 8pm, and her new album, 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a digital release September 23rd and a physical release on September 30th, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: WORLD PREMIERE BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 20, 2016

The world premiere of Broadway Bounty Hunter, took place at Barrington Stage Company last night and Broadwayworld was there for the opening night festivities at the Sydelle & Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center. Broadway Bounty Hunter features music and lyrics by Joe Iconis (Be More Chill, The Black Suits, Bloodsong of Love), book by Joe Iconis, Lance Rubin (author of Denton Little's Deathdate) and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Off Broadway: Once Upon A Mattress), and choreography by Jeffrey Page (Broadway's Violet). Joel Waggoner (BSC's Presto Change-O, Southern Comfort) serves as music director. (more...)

SUSAN WINTER to Reprise Award-Winning Show LOVE ROLLS ON In New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Series at Metropolitan Room, 10/7 at 7 pm
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

Eight years after launching her show 'Love Rolls On' (originally directed by Lina Koutrakos) at the Metropolitan Room, Susan Winter will reprise her critically acclaimed show, featuring classics of the Great American Songbook and future standards by contemporary writers, at the same venue in the 13th installment of the celebrated monthly series produced by Stephen Hanks' NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS (Associate Producer Fr. Jeffrey Hamblin, MD). With Rick Jensen as Musical Director on piano and Tom Hubbard on bass, Winter will perform LOVE ROLLS ON on October 7 at 7 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: SINGING IN THE RAIN at Stolen Shakespheare Guild
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 20, 2016

In 64 years since the famous film came out, the stage version of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN has never quite succeeded on The Great White Way, despite several attempts (a recent endeavor starring Derek Hough was postponed just last month). Nonetheless, Stolen Shakespeare Guild continues their tenth season with this well-known title. Although the musical's nostalgia does seem to charm audiences with its memorable score, ultimately, the magic and glamour of the film disappear in front of a live audience. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Tom Hanks Stars in All-New IMAX Trailer for SULLY
by Movies News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Starring Tom Hanks and directed by Clint Eastwood, SULLY hits theaters September 9th. Below, check out the all-new IMAX trailer released today! (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Javier Munoz Thanks His Twitter Followers For Their Love and Concern
by Michael Dale - Aug 19, 2016

The actor responds to an outpouring of concern after missing a performance. (more...)

REBELS! ON BROADWAY Series to Return This September at The Ordway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts continues its popular Broadway Songbook series Sept. 23-30 with REBELS! on Broadway. (more...)

A New Burr Begins- Brandon Victor Dixon Sets a Start Date for HAMILTON!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon will make his debut as Aaron Burr in the musical HAMILTON on Broadway on Tuesday, August 23, it has been announced by producer Jeffrey Seller. (more...)

VIDEO: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Classical Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins Releasing 'The Fiddler: Expanding Tradition'
by Michael Dale - Aug 18, 2016

Two new videos preview her upcoming album, which will feature new solo music by Hall-Tompkins and the current FIDDLER ON THE ROOF revival's arranger Oran Eldor and music director/orchestrator Ted Sperling. (more...)

TRANSPARENT & More Set for Toronto Film Festival's Small Screen Section
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® tunes in to Primetime for its second year, tapping five high-quality television premieres from countries including the United Kingdom, South Africa, Kenya, the United States, the Czech Republic, and Canada. T (more...)

MTC's Stargate Theatre to Stage CRASH. BURN. RISE. at City Center, on Facebook Live
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's Stargate Theatre Sharon Sullivan Company will perform an original piece, Crash. Burn. Rise., this Saturday, August 20 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm at MTC - Stage II at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). (more...)

Sypris Promotes James M. Long Vice President and General Manager
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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Kansas City Ballet to Present 6th Annual KC DANCE DAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Kansas City Ballet will present the 6th Annual KC Dance Day at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity on Saturday, Aug. 27th from 9:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (more...)

Hetrick-Martin Institute Sets Winter Date for 2016 Emery Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Hetrick-Martin Institute hosts its flagship annual event, the 2016 Emery Awards.  (more...)

BrightSide Theatre's 2016 Annual Benefit: Some Enchanted Evening: A Musical Revue of Broadway Classics
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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New UConn Innovation Fund Provides Business Startups with Important...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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VIDEO: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Vacationing Alexandra Silber Holds a Tzeitel Tzeremony For Her Understudies
by Michael Dale - Aug 16, 2016

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is a musical about traditions, but Silber's way of handing her role over may be completely new. (more...)

YouTube and Broadway Star Todrick Hall to Strut Into KINKY BOOTS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Todrick Hall will join the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical, beginning November 1, 2016 through March 5, 2017. (more...)

Full Cast Set for THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS, Featuring Steven Epp at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director, Theatre for a New Audience, announces the complete cast for the New York premiere of The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, the first play in its four-production 2016-2017 Season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

BWW Review: Mad Cow's THE BIG MEAL Will Leave You Hungry For More
by Libby Champion - Aug 16, 2016

Not sure what you're in the mood for for dinner tonight? How about five generations of an American family with a side of laughs, tears, and introspective reflection? If that sounds like something you could munch on, then the Mad Cow Theatre's THE BIG MEAL is for you. This outstanding play by Dan LeFranc is directed by Mark Edward Smith and serves up the story of two characters - Sam and Nicole - and their journey through the feast that is life. (more...)

InnerWorkings Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

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New Musical MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS Among Lineup for 2016 Aspen Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Theatre Aspen announced that tickets are on sale for the second annual Aspen Theatre Festival. The new musical The Museum of Broken Relationships was selected for the second annual festival, with a performance of the new work scheduled for Thursday August 25th at 7 pm. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: First Look at Kentwood Players' WAIT UNTIL DARK, Opening 9/9
by Shari Barrett - Aug 15, 2016

Kentwood Players presents WAIT UNTIL DARK, a suspenseful thriller by Frederick Knott, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, opening Friday, September 9 through Saturday, October 15 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045. The production is directed by Kathy Dershimer and produced by Jenny Boone by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Featured in the cast in alphabetical order are Samantha Barrios, Stanley Brown, Ty Budde, Harold Dershimer, Brian Roach, and Ixchel Valiente. (more...)

National Tour of FAME - THE MUSICAL Dances Into Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

After reaching some sixty million people in over 30 countries, Fame - the Musical, based on the Academy Award winning film and Emmy Award winning TV series will be at Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater, Gettysburg PA on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 8:00p.m. This high octane live show will have you dancing in your seat as the special relationships unfold for the lucky youngsters given a chance to develop their talent at the famous School for the Performing Arts in New York City.  (more...)

Newark Museum Unveils Newly Redesigned Native American Galleries, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

This fall, the Newark Museum will unveil its newly redesigned Native American galleries. Featuring more than 200 objects from throughout the United States and Canada, Native Artists of North America will present a fully reinterpreted selection of works from the Museum's permanent collection, dating from the early 19th century to the present, including many objects never before exhibited. This long term installation opens to the public on October 22, 2016. (more...)

IRVING BERLIN SONGBOOK Album is Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Lost, forgotten, and  unknown Irving Berlin songs are the focus of  Chip Deffaa's new album, 'The Irving Berlin Songbook,'  being released today.   (more...)

ParkerVision Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

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The Texas Repertory Theatre Company Presents Moliere's THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, opens its 12th Anniversary "Triumphs and Treasures" Season with The Learned Ladies a classic comedy by French author Jean Baptiste Moliere, opening August 25th and running 4 performances a week through September 18th. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Joe Iconis Gives Preview of New Musical BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2016

Just ahead of previews, Broadway Bounty Hunter writer, Joe Iconis gives viewers a sneak peek into his 'future Tony Award-winning' musical.  Broadway Bounty Hunter features music and lyrics by Joe Iconis (Be More Chill, The Black Suits, Bloodsong of Love), book by Joe Iconis, Lance Rubin (author of Denton Little's Deathdate) and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Off Broadway: Once Upon A Mattress), and choreography by Jeffrey Page (Broadway's Violet). Joel Waggoner (BSC's Presto Change-O, Southern Comfort) serves as music director. (more...)

Street Art Duo 'The London Police' Launch Solo Exhibition Curated by DK Johnston at the Quin Hotel, August 18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2016

The Quin hotel's global street art series takes an inspired turn starting on August 18th, as the Amsterdam-based street art duo The London Police launch a solo exhibition curated by DK Johnston. New York's quintessential luxury lifestyle hotel, the Quin, located at the corner of 57th Street and Sixth Avenue, has delighted guests and local art aficionados with compelling Quin Arts programming focused on international street artists throughout 2016. (more...)

Street Art Duo 'The London Police' Launch Solo Exhibition Curated by DK Johnston at the Quin Hotel, August 18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2016

The Quin hotel's global street art series takes an inspired turn starting on August 18th, as the Amsterdam-based street art duo The London Police launch a solo exhibition curated by DK Johnston. New York's quintessential luxury lifestyle hotel, the Quin, located at the corner of 57th Street and Sixth Avenue, has delighted guests and local art aficionados with compelling Quin Arts programming focused on international street artists throughout 2016. (more...)

Director Departs BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, Starring Annie Golden; First Preview Canceled at Barrington
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) announced today that due to creative differences, Leah C. Gardiner has parted ways with Broadway Bounty Hunter. (more...)

SNL's Jay Pharoah Cast in Lead Role for Showtime Comedy WHITE FAMOUS
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

SHOWTIME has cast actor and comedian Jay Pharoah (Saturday Night Live) in the lead role for the new pilot WHITE FAMOUS, a half-hour comedy executive produced by Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx and showrunner Tom Kapinos (CALIFORNICATION). (more...)

The Center for Jewish History Announces September and October 2016 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

The Center for Jewish History has announced its September and October 2016 Programs. Highlights include programs focused on "Blood Libel;"  the 500th anniversary of the Venice ghetto;  a Berlin Films series; and a look at Rembrandt and the Jews. (more...)

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