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by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017


SUNSET BOULEVARD's Michael Xavier Joins the Court for PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced two-time Olivier Award nominee Michael Xavier will join Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. (more...)

Showtime Sets Summer Premiere Dates for Hit Series RAY DONOVAN and EPISODES
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

SHOWTIME has announced the summer premiere dates for two of its hit series: Season five of RAY DONOVAN will debutSunday, August 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, and EPISODES will return for its fifth and final season Sunday, August 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham and More March Into MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closed its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland last night, April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. BroadwayWorld has photos from the starry concert below! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 28, 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 a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)

RENT to Rock the Gateway in Bellport Village
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

RENT, Jonathan Larson's famed rock opera that changed the course of a generation, opens at The Gateway in Bellport Village on Wednesday, May 17 and runs through June 3. (more...)

BWW Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at The Firehouse Theatre
by Samuel Weber - Apr 27, 2017

The Firehouse Theatre's recent production of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER manages a challenging text in an unconventional space. (more...)

2017 Chicago SummerDance Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The largest annual outdoor live music and dancing series in the United States, the 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance invites dancers of all abilities to flock to the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park and Chicago Park District locations throughout the city. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Since first achieving fame as a teen pop sensation in the 1950s, Neil Sedaka has kept America singing for six decades. He brings the timeless hits of his storied career to Heinz Hall to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the PNC Pops weekend May 12-14. (more...)

2017 Summer Shakespeare Intensive with Prague Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Join the master teachers and continental Europe's premiere English-language classical theatre: Prague Shakespeare Company for four weeks of transformational classical theater training and mentorship, while immersing yourself in one of the most picturesque and culturally rich cities in old Europe. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ray Cooney Farce OUT OF ORDER Comes To Opera House, Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Ray Cooney celebrates his 85th birthday and 70 years in showbiz in 2017, and to mark these momentous milestones he is working with producer Tom O'Connell on a brand new season of his classic comedies - including an updated production of his Olivier award-winning Westminster comedy Out of Order. (more...)

Paul Rudnick's New Play BIG NIGHT and More Slated for 2017-18 at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 2017-2018 season at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

Penumbra, Medtronic Lead Europe Mechanical Thrombectomy Market Fueled by Favorable Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Ischemic Stroke
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017


LACO Music Director To Conduct World Premiere Of WILL THERE BE SINGING, 5/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, conducts the world premiere of Christopher Cerrone's Will There Be Singing, commissioned by the Orchestra, as part of his final concert with the Orchestra on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 8 pm, Alex Theatre, and Sunday, May 21, 2017, 7 pm, Royce Hall.  (more...)

Red Bull to Stage New Version of Nikolai Erdman's THE MANDATE Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday May 1st (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): the New York Premiere of Nikolai Erdman's The Mandate in a new version by Declan Donnellan (Cheek-by-Jowl), directed by Ethan McSweeny. (more...)

C-Suite TV Adds New Programming To Their Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017


Jeffrey Siegel to Perform Virtuoso Variations at Harris Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

American pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been a soloist with the world's great orchestras and has collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time. In presenting these "concerts with lively commentary" Mr. Siegel offers comments on the work, the composer, even the times in which the work was composed and then gives a virtuosic performance of a piano masterpiece. (more...)

Violinists Cordula Merks and Chen Zhao Join Faculty of San Francisco Conservatory of Music
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the appointment of Cordula Merks, concertmaster of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, and Chen Zhao, a member of the San Francisco Symphony and SFCM graduate, to its violin faculty. (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company 2017-18 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

After a 2016-2017 season filled with iconic American stories and Theatre Bay Area Recommended Productions, Los Altos Stage Company is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season of plays and musicals, continuing its proud tradition of presenting bold, entertaining, and thought-provoking theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Lifeline Theatre to Present HER MAJESTY'S WILL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Lifeline Theatre presents the world premiere of Her Majesty's Will, adapted by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric (Non-Equity Jeff Awards: New Adaptation, The Island of Dr. Moreau and Neverwhere), and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Chris Hainsworth, based on the 2013 novel by Chicago-based author/actor/fight choreographer (and Rogers Park resident) David Blixt, who will design the violence for the production. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THANKSKILLING THE MUSICAL, Coming to Orlando Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

ThanksKilling The Musical is quickly being hailed as the must-see Fringe Show of 2017.  The cast is putting the final touches on this journey through blood, guts, laughs, drinking games, and more. Get to know them before the run below! (more...)

Hilary Swank Joins Cast of Upcoming FX Drama TRUST
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Two-time Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Hilary Swank has joined the cast of FX's TRUST. (more...)

HAMILTON's Celebrated Education Program Makes History Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The innovative educational program that launched in 2016 at HAMILTON on Broadway, and has subsequently debuted in Chicago and San Francisco, will make history on April 26, 2017 when more than 5,000 students and teachers from Title 1 schools attend matinee performances of the musical at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway, The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago and at the Orpheum Theater in San Francisco. (more...)

WOODY SEZ and THE ARAN ISLANDS Slated for Summer at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Summer 2017 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein). (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre Opens its Doors to THE SPITFIRE GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre opens its doors to THE SPITFIRE GRILL, A Musical, an honest, emotional musical about a young woman with an uncertain past. Filled with inspirational melodies and an engaging score, this heartwarming tale of fortitude and redemption offers an abundance of joy and goodwill. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Playhouse South
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Playhouse South presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, featuring book by Terrence McNally and music & lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

UPDATE - C-Suite TV Adds New Programming To Their Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017


VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Farewell, Cruel World' Episode of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On the next episode of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. titled 'Farewell, Cruel World!', the clock is ticking for Daisy and Simmons to get the team out of the Framework, but not everyone is ready and willing to leave. (more...)

Actor Jeffrey Wright, Artist Carrie Mae Weems to be Honored by National Youth Charity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Celebrities and other luminaries will converge on Gotham Hall in Manhattan as award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright and acclaimed artist Carrie Mae Weems are honored by The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis), a nationally recognized, Harlem-based nonprofit and youth development organization, as it heads into its 22nd year transforming young lives. Other notables attending the organization's 13th annual VOICES benefit include actors Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale and Michael K. Williams, the Honorable David N.  Dinkins, 106th mayor of New York, the Honorable Cyrus Vance, New York County district attorney, film and television producers Terence and Rachel Winter, New York Times columnist Charles Blow and DJ Beverly Bond, founder and executive director of Black Girls Rock! The event, which takes place on Thursday, May 11, at Gotham Hall in Manhattan, is expected to draw 500 supporters. (more...)

A.C.T. Closes Out 2016–17 season with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will close out its 2016-17 season with Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin (June 7-July 2, 2017). (more...)

SFCM Orchestra Performs Works by Crawford Seeger, Barber, and Stravinsky 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Conservatory Orchestra closes out the year with a program of 20th-century masterpieces, highlighting SFCM's spring focus on folk influences. Ruth Crawford Seeger's Rissolty, Rossolty explores heavy use of folk tunes, and the score to the iconic ballet, Petrushka, is ripe with Russian songs, expressed in a way that can only be termed 'Stravinskian.' Graduating voice student and concerto competition winner Natalie Image '17 joins the orchestra mid-concert for Samuel Barber's luscious Knoxville: Summer of 1915. (more...)

Starry HERE LIES LOVE Extends Into June at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Due to popular demand, Seattle Rep has announced an extension for Here Lies Love, now playing through June 18, 2017.  (more...)

Light of Day Foundation Raises Over Half Million Dollars for 3rd Straight Year During Winterfest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

For the third year in a row, the Light of Day Foundation has raised over a half a million dollars through its annual WinterFest fund raiser, catapulting its 17-year cumulative total past the $4.5 million mark in the global battle to defeat Parkinson's Disease and the Parkinsonisms, ALS and PSP, through the awesome power of music. (more...)

True West Founder Russ Tolman Announces Solo Career Retrospective 'Compass & Map'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Whether it's tender acoustic ballads or blistering rock guitar rave-ups, Los Angeles-based-via San Francisco, singer/songwriter/guitarist, Russ Tolman, has developed a reputation for crafting some of the most literate and poignant music in underground rock. (more...)

Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Suspends 2017-18 Season to Review Funding
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

In an effort to gauge the extent of financial support from the community, the Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra has elected to suspend operations for the 2017-18 season, pending a review of the organization's prospects beyond its current season. A specially formed committee will complete a comprehensive assessment of SBCO budget and programming models within 90 days, after which the organization's leadership will decide on a course of action. Options include presenting next season's program in its entirety as planned, offering a reduced number of concerts, or shuttering the venerable ensemble permanently. The orchestra will present its final concert of the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, May 16, at the Lobero Theatre. (more...)

More Guests Announced for 2nd Annual BROADWAY BEE; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

With just under two weeks until the 2nd annual BROADWAY BEE fundraiser (May 8 at NYC's Le Poisson Rouge), will Broadway's next major competition see Team Beautiful 'The Carole King Musical' take home the trophy for a second year in a row? (more...)

TBS Orders Third Season of Cable's Most-Watched Original Comedy THE DETOUR
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Turner's TBS has ordered a third season of its hit series THE DETOUR, cable's most watched original comedy for the year-to-date. (more...)

Jeff Awards 2017 Non-Equity Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Jeff Awards announced, via a special video presentation, a total of 127 nominations in 26 categories for the 44th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2016, and March 31, 2017.  Hosting the video presentation were Alexis Roston and Lillian Castillo, who will be this year's Mistresses of Ceremonies at the Awards event on June 5 at The Athenaeum. (more...)

North Bay Stage Company's GUYS & DOLLS Opens This Weekend at Luther Burbank Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Guys and Dolls is gangsters, gamblers, dames and more. 'This acclaimed musical, performed in-concert with a live orchestra is 'joy in its purest form!' Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, it received nearly unanimous positive reviews from critics and won a bevy of awards, including Tony Awards, Drama Desks and Olivier's during its run on Broadway and the West End,' says John DeGaetano, artistic director for NBSC. (more...)

BWW Review: HOLMES AND WATSON Solve Another Case!
by Maria Rita Meli - Apr 24, 2017

A thrilling new mystery from the playwright of Arizona Theatre Company's smash hit Sherlock Holmes and the Adventures of the Suicide Club and the film Mr. Holmes makes its world premiere at the Temple of Music and Art in Tucson, Arizona; Jeffrey Hatcher's Holmes and Watson will leave you on the edge of your seat with such suspense. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside SHEAR MADNESS' Closing Night Party
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2017

SHEAR MADNESS, which opened on November 11th, 2015 and played 602 performances and 23 previews, just concluded its run at the Davenport Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the closing night party below! (more...)

by Robert Gould - Apr 24, 2017

Seventeen year old Ben Thomas from Swansea is the 2017 Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer Of The Year. He was awarded the coveted title by Judges Vivien Care, Claire Hammacott and Michael Morwood after a very high standard contest against Kate McKeown, Lynwen Haf Roberts and Grace-Marie Wyatt - all of whom were accompanied by virtuoso pianist, Jeffrey Howard. (more...)

SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors Approves Music Video Agreement, Election and Convention Rules
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The SAG-AFTRA National Board, meeting this weekend in Los Angeles at SAG-AFTRA Plaza, voted to set election and governance rules for the upcoming national convention. (more...)

Photo Flash: Houses on the Moon Theater Company Celebrates the Opening of THE ASSIGNMENT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

It's a celebration! Houses on the Moon Theater Company (Emily Joy Weiner, CoFounder & Artistic Director; Kevin Connor, Managing Director) celebrated the Opening Night performance of the world premiere of The Assignment, an original play by Camilo Almonacid, developed by Houses on the Moon Theater Company, a co-production with Rhymes Over Beats, on Saturday evening, April 22, 2017 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 24, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

NTC Stages the Much-Awarded Drama AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Theater Company completes its successful 2016- 2017 season with Tracy Letts' August: Osage County, a drama that scored a rare trifecta, winning a Tony, a Drama Desk Award, and the 2008 Pulitzer Prize of Drama. The NTC production is directed by Terry McGovern and Nan Ayers. It is produced by Kim Bromley and Sandy Lelich. August: Osage County runs May 19-June 4 at the NTC Playhouse, 5420 Nave Drive in. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 23, 2017
by - Apr 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Worklogic HR Announces New Senior Human Resource Manager
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017


Kustera Projects Presents HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS Exhibit, 4/29-6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

'Home is Where the Heart is' is an exhibition about place and displacement. The exhibition at Kustera Projects will take place within the context of a large dollhouse that was recovered from a home severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/22/2017
by - Apr 22, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/22/2017. (more...)

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