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Phil Vassar's American Soul Launch Celebrates America in Weeklong Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Phil Vassar, the award-winning singer, songwriter and producer, drops his ninth studio album, American Soul, on Friday, December 2, 2016 with a unique, weeklong celebration of American ideals. (more...)

CBS's FACE THE NATION is America's No. 1 Sunday Morning Public Affairs Program with Viewers
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

CBS News' FACE THE NATION was America's #1 Sunday morning public affairs program and posted year-to-year audience increases, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, Nov. 27. (more...)

Barefoot Bubbly' Named Official Bubbly Of New Year's Eve Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Barefoot Wine & Bubbly is excited to announce they are bringing the bubbles to ring in the New Year as the Official Bubbly of New Year's Eve Times Square. As the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball drops, Barefoot will toast with millions to the start of another year full of opportunities to bring people together in celebration. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Greg Wood and More for A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center has announced its reimagined production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Directed by Adam Immerwahr, A Christmas Carol runs December 9 - 31 in the Matthews Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, Dec. 10. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Performing Arts Fort Worth is Proud to Present the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Performing Arts Fort Worth is proud to present the U.S. national tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, at Bass Performance Hall January 17-22. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin, this production of ANNIE is a brand-new incarnation of the iconic Tony Award®-winning original. (more...)

Tickets On Sale for HAMILTON San Francisco Tour Stop 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Producer Jeffrey Seller and SHN announced today that single tickets for HAMILTON will go on-sale to the public on Monday, December 12 at 10 AM.  Tickets will be available for performances March 10, 2017 through August 5, 2017.  (more...)

WINTER RHYTHMS 2016 Launches This Week at Urban Stages with KT Sullivan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Urban Stages has confirmed the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2016, which will begin tomorrow, Thursday, December 1, and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 11/30 - 12/6 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Nov 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 11/30 - 12/6, airing on NBC (more...)

Amtrak Celebrates Universal's THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS With First 'Pets Ride Free' Promotion
by Movies News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Riding the rails with a beloved four-legged friend will come with an extra special treat during this holiday season, in which 'Pets Ride Free.' (more...)

Starz and Spotify to Launch First-Ever Streaming Music & Video Entertainment Experience
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Starz and Spotify, the leading music streaming service, announced plans to launch the first-ever streaming music integration into the STARZ premium video streaming service app. (more...)

Candlebox, Stephen Lynch, Josh Ritter & More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces an intimate acoustic duo performance by '90s Seattle rock & roll band Candlebox, comedian, musician and Tony Award-nominated actor Stephen Lynch, contemporary folk artist Josh Ritter andmore. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, December 1, at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Warm Up at 59E59 Theaters with the 2017 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is proud to announce the line-up of shows for the 2015 Winter Season.  All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).  Ticket prices and performance schedules vary. For tickets, call Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org.  (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

American Masters -- Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) in the series' Season 30 finale, premiering nationwide Tuesday, December 27 (more...)

Photo Flash: She Loves Me - Musical at San Francisco Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Nominated for a total of six Tony Awards in 2016 and winner of the Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle Awards for Outstanding Revival of a Musical, She Loves Me, based on the same romantic story as the popular film You've Got Mail, follows Amalia and George, two perfume shop clerks who don't quite see eye to eye. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can't seem to find common ground. After they each respond to a 'lonely hearts advertisement' in the newspaper, they start to fall for their anonymous pen pals-but will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed? (more...)

Philip Glass's 80th Birthday Season Begins in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

One of America's most esteemed composers, Philip Glass, celebrates his 80th birthday this January, a milestone that will be marked by a year of notable performances and events encompassing every facet of his career—opera, chamber music, orchestra music, dance, theatre works and more. Highlights follow, with additional events and honors to be announced throughout the season. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: Wayne Brady, Whitney Bashor, Saycon Sengbloh and More in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at the Wallis
by Lily Lim - Dec 6, 2016

Legendary American composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim's masterwork Merrily We Roll Along is revisited in a new production under the direction of Tony Award nominee Michael Arden (Spring Awakening) set for the Bram Goldsmith Theater stage at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from November 23 through December 18.  BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look below!  (more...)

Tickets on Sale for HERE LIES LOVE Next Spring at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Single tickets are now on sale for Seattle Rep's highly anticipated production of David Byrne (Talking Heads) and Fatboy Slim's epic HERE LIES LOVE, running April 7-May 28, 2017. (more...)

NBC Universo to Premiere SHADES OF BLUE En Espanol Beginning Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern entertainment and sports cable channel for Latinos will premiere SHADES OF BLUE en Español. (more...)

STRANGER THINGS, WESTWORLD Among 2017 WGA TV Nominations; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2016. (more...)

Best-Selling Author Roger Stone to Release THE MAKING OF THE PRESIDENT 2016, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ From Roger Stone, a New York Times bestselling author, longtime political adviser and friend to Donald Trump, and consummate Republican strategist, comes the first in-depth examination of how Trump's campaign tapped into the national mood to deliver a stunning victory that almost no one saw coming. The book will be published by Skyhorse on January 17, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, December 21, 2016
by - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, December 21, 2016! (more...)

The Beach Boys to Play Fox Cities P.A.C. Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequaled in America's musical history. The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the world. The Beach Boys will pull into town to perform on Saturday, April 29 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center.  (more...)

Investigation Discovery Greenlights Scripted True-Crime Movie FINAL VISION Starring Scott Foley & Dave Annable
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today the greenlight of a new scripted movie, FINAL VISION from Lincoln Square Productions. (more...)

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld was live on Facebook last night catching up with all the stars on the red carpet at the premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. See who we got to talk to, including Aaron Tveit, Darren Criss, Terrence Mann, and more! (more...)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announces official open access journal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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BWW Recap: The Merry Wives of Negan on THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Dec 5, 2016

Not really sure what we did to deserve all these extra long episodes this season, but I'm not going to be the one to complain. We were chock full of information in this penultimate (is that possible?) episode for the first half of Season Seven tonight. (more...)

THE WHITE DEVIL Reading Set for Tonight at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Red Bull Theater presents their next Revelation Reading tonight, December 5th, at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Join BWW on Facebook Live For The DEAR EVAN HANSEN Red Carpet Beginning at 6PM EST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld will be streaming LIVE from the red carpet of the opening night of Dear Evan Hansen beginning around 6PM EST. Tune in at Facebook.com/BroadwayWorld to see your favorite stars walk the red carpet! (more...)

Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY 12/5 - 12/9
by TV Scoop - Dec 3, 2016

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY 12/5 - 12/9 (more...)

VIDEO: Jeffrey Dean Morgan Talks 'The Walking Dead' & More on TONIGHT
by - Dec 2, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Jeffrey Dean Morgan discusses his role of stone-cold killer Negan in THE WALKING DEAD. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Recording Available for Pre-Order Today; Full Tracklist!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen, released on Atlantic Records, is available for pre-order today, Friday, December 2 at all DSPs here. (more...)

(mostly)musicals Celebrates With (mostly) HOLIDAY in a New Location at Bar Fedora
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Following eight exciting editions at the E Spot Lounge, (mostly)musicals takes a detour downtown for their first show in the beautiful, intimate Bar Fedora at Au Lac! "We are so excited to be doing a holiday show again, our last was in 2014. (more...)

2017's Midwinter's First Night Set for 1/8 at The Keeton
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 2, 2016

Austin Jeffrey Smith, Taylor Tracey, Jenna Pryor and Julia Nettles will share the stage as co-hosts of 2017 Midwinter's First Night, set for Sunday, January 8, 2017, at The Larry Keeton Theatre in Donelson. Midwinter's First Night is the annual presentation of First Night founder and executive producer Jeffrey Ellis' First Night's Top Ten of 2017 and the announcement of winners of the BWW Nashville Awards, voting for which continues through the end of December. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Regional Awards Update - Tara Lewis, Robert Hazlette Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld South Bend Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. 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...)

VIDEO: First Look - Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman Star in HBO's BIG LITTLE LIES
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Check out teaser art and  the official trailer for BIG LITTLE LIES, debuting Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at 9PM on HBO. The drama stars Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley and more. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Winter Finale of ABC's MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
by - Dec 2, 2016

On the Winter Finale of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC titled "The Laws of Inferno Dynamics",S.H.I.E.L.D. and Ghost Rider find themselves unlikely allies when the lives of all of Los Angeles hang in the balance. (more...)

Handel's Masterpiece Returns to Bronx Community College with Complete Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

This seasonal favorite, famous for its dazzling solos, pyrotechnical instrumental passages and the beloved "Hallelujah chorus," will be conducted by Michael Spierman and feature four soloists, The Bronx Opera Chorus, The Orchestra of the Bronx and such friends and citizens of the Bronx as New York City Councilman Andrew Cohen, New York State Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, New York State Senator Jose M. Serrano, U.S. Congressman Jose E. Serrano, BCC President Thomas Isekenegbe, City Island Historical Society founder Virginia M. Gallagher and Adriana Prela, a high school honors student from the Academy of Mount St, Ursula, who will recite the biblical passages that inspired the music. (more...)

2015-16 Silver Palm Theatre Awards to Be Presented 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The South Florida Silver Palm Theatre Awards, founded nine years ago to honor theatrical excellence in South Florida, will be presented this year to 28 individuals and organizations on Monday, December 5th, in Fort Lauderdale, at the Theatre League of South Florida's annual holiday party. (more...)

City Lights Launches LIGHTS UP! A Three-Day Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Mark your calendars: City Lights is planning a new festival of fresh theater for April 28-30, 2017. 'Lights Up! Three Days of New Plays' will introduce theatergoers to exciting new voices in the Bay Area playwriting scene, presenting full-length and one-act plays, and a series of shorts. (more...)

Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert to Launch 30 Years Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

On Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can will present the 2017 Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund concert, one of the most anticipated and reliable launching pads for composers in New York and beyond, as part of Kaufman Music Center's Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall (Kaufman Music Center, 129 W. 67th St.). (more...)

CHUBBY WUBBLES Announces New Marketing Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Author M. J. Abrams released his debut publication, 'Chubby Wubbles' (published by Trafford Publishing), on 2006. Now this delightful story about the adventures of a young man named Jeffrey and a mischievous ferret named Chubby is set for a new marketing campaign. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Long Island Regional Awards Update - Matt Senese, Ella Watts Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Long Island Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. 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...)

Sara Bareilles, WAITRESS Cast & More Set for Adrienne Shelly Foundation Benefit
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Adrienne Shelly Foundation announces its 10th Annual Anniversary celebration on December 5th in New York City, featuring Sara Bareilles, Hilarie Burton, Michael Cerveris, Rachel Dratch, Julianna Margulies, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jessie Mueller, Salman Rushdie and Keri Russell. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOY KNOWN AS DR. BARNARDO'S is A Story that has Been Waiting to be Told
by Lauren Gienow - Dec 1, 2016

As the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler, you may feel inclined to stay by the fire indoors…but I suggest that those in the Milverton, Ontario area, bundle up and head over to 69 Main St. N to see an original historical play, which also happens to be based locally, put on by 'Southwesto House'. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Regional Awards Update - Danny Arnold, Matt Doyle Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. 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...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 12/1 - 12/7 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Dec 1, 2016

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 12/1 - 12/7, airing on NBC (more...)

Lifetime to Premiere Original Romantic Comedy LOVE BY THE 10TH DATE, 1/28
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Love By The 10th Date follows Gabby (Good), Nell (Stewart), Billie (Hilson) and Margot (Rowland) who balance their dating adventures alongside their career ambitions at an upscale digital magazine in Los Angeles (more...)

Works from Nightdrive, Buran Theatre, Sinking Ship and More Set for The Tank's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Tank has announced their 2017 spring season line up. Performances are at The Tank's midtown home (151 West 46th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues) as well as at various venues throughout NYC. (more...)

David M. Lutken to Play Title Role in 'WOODY SEZ' at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The internationally acclaimed tale, Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie, is coming to Seattle Repertory Theatre. This musical portrait, featuring Woody's stirring ballads and joyous anthems, celebrates the colorful life and rich musical legacy of America's great folk troubadour. Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie will run January 6- 29, 2017 (opening night is January 11, 2017) in the Bagley Wright Theatre. (more...)

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