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BWW Review: CINDERELLA AND FELLA at Alliance Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - Apr 9, 2017

Imagine a prince. Now imagine Cinderella. Now imagine they are 13 year olds. That's basically the fun new spin on the familiar Cinderella story that Alliance Theatre is serving up with their world premiere of Cinderella and Fella, a charming little musical for children with a book by Janece Shaffer and music by S. Renee Clark. Under the direction of Rosemary Newcott, the talented cast aptly showcases the message of the play which is one that bears repeating: it's important to be kind. (more...)

Photo Flash: Amas Musical Theatre Celebrates Aherns and Flaherty at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, recently held the company's 48th Anniversary Gala Benefit honoring the Tony Award-winning composing team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (more...)

Midsommer Flight to Return for Sixth Season of Bringing Free Shakespeare to Chicago's Parks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Midsommer Flight to return for sixth season of bringing free Shakespeare to Chicago's parks (more...)

Breaking Up is Hard To Do: SIGNIFICANT OTHER Will Play Final Broadway Performance 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Producers of Broadway's critically acclaimed, SIGNIFICANT OTHER, announces that it will play its final performance on Sunday, April 23rd at 7 PM.   SIGNIFICANT OTHER, currently playing at The Booth Theatre (222 West 45th St.), officially opened Thursday, March 2nd, and at the time of closing will have played a total of 79 performances. (more...)

Photo Flash: A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Will Cobbs and Dawn Ursula, Celebrates Opening at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The 'play that changed American theater forever' (New York Times) comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater for the first time ever this spring. Due to popular demand, the production has been extended for one week with eight additional performances, running now through May 7, 2017 in the Fichandler Stage. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Presents MOZART: THE LAST THREE SYMPHONIES, 4/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are giving audiences the unique opportunity to “choose their Mozart” during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics “Mozart: The Last Three Symphonies” concerts on April 21-23 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

AltiGen Communications, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

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Photo Flash: Hershey Area Playhouse presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to present the second production of its 2017 season, Rabbit Hole, a story that delves into the complexity of a family navigating deep grief, and learning what it means to live a fruitful life when things fall apart. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is Coming to Cleveland!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opens at Playhouse Square April 25 for a limited three week run. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & 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 Milwaukee premiere at the Marcus Center for on week only on June 20-25. (more...)

THE TROJAN WOMEN to be Performed by String Orchestra of New York City, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

On Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:30pm, composer Lisa Bielawa's The Trojan Women will be performed by the conductor-less chamber orchestra String Orchestra of New York City (SONYC) as part of Victoria Bond's Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival at Symphony Space in Leonard Nimoy Thalia hall. In addition to Bielawa's piece, the concert will also include SONYC performing Victoria Bond's Frescoes and Ash, plus Taka Kigawa performing works by Richard Carrick, Sean Sheppard, and Zosha Di Castri. (more...)

Musical Comedy ME AND MY GIRL to Launch Tim Carroll's First Shaw Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The delightful musical-comedy Me and My Girl launches Tim Carroll's first season as the Shaw Festival's artistic director. (more...)

The Dating Game Returns in SIGNIFICANT OTHER Singles Contest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Significant Other, the new American play by Joshua Harmon is calling for submissions to help a lucky bachelor or bachelorette find their own Significant Other. (more...)

Scoop: SHOTS FIRED on FOX - Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN is a must see musical farce at Playhouse Square/Connor Palace
by Roy Berko - Apr 28, 2017

"Something Rotten" is a theatrical treat…a wonderfully conceived and performed musical farce. Anyone who wants to go to the theater and have a great time, unburdened by a complicated plot, listen to fun lyrics, see dynamic dancing and experience two acts of non-stop laughter…this is the must see musical! (more...)

The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series Ends Season with AROUND THE WORLD!, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series wraps up the 2017-2018 season with “Around the World!,” a celebration of the music created in different countries  on Saturday, May 13 at 11:15 a.m. at Heinz Hall. (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...)

Casting Announced for St. Louis STAGES 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

STAGES St. Louis is proud to announce casting for its blockbuster 31st Season: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 9 to 5, The Musical, and South Pacific. According to Artistic Director Michael Hamilton, this season's exceptional talent "explores the triumphant powers of family, friendship, loyalty, and community in an ever challenging world." STAGES also announces the cast for its Theatre for Young Audiences production, the fantastical family adventure, Seussical. All subscription and single tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Scoop: SHOTS FIRED on FOX - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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BWW Review: THE WHO & THE WHAT: All in the Muslim Family
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 23, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar returns to the Huntington Theatre Company with THE WHO & THE WHAT, a provocative drama that looks at differences around faith and identity within a Muslim-American family. Giving credit to Norman Lear and William Shakespeare for inspiration, Akhtar's own ability to draw well-rounded characters and insert humor into the equation adds up to a compelling and diverting piece of theater. (more...)

Marvel Studios' GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 Songs & Score Albums Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Marvel Music/Hollywood Records are releasing the digital versions of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2 songs-only album and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 original score album by composer Tyler Bates ('Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'John Wick Chapter 2,' 'Watchmen') toda (more...)

City Year Joins Comcast NBCUniversal for 16th Annual Comcast Cares Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Samba Into Ruth Eckerd Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Broadway's Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage on Friday, May 5 at 8 pm, Saturday, May 6 at 2 & 8 pm and Sunday, May 7 at 2 & 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Opera Ithaca Presents CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Opera Ithaca presents Rossini's comic masterpiece, Cinderella, May 12th thru 14th at the Hangar Theatre marking the 200th anniversary of the premiere of the opera. Norm Johnson directs with choreography by Tucker Davis and featuring the dance ensemble of the Tucker Davis Dance Company. Opera Ithaca Music Director, Richard Montgomery, conducts the orchestra in a reduced orchestration by Magnus Gilljam from London's touring production with English Pocket Opera. (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! at the Hippodrome - An Homage to Musical Theatre
by Charles Shubow - Apr 20, 2017

A stellar cast establishes SOMETHING ROTTEN! as a 'Must See Musical'! (more...)

Alliance Theatre Announces Winners of Two New Works Initiatives
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Alliance Theatre commits extensive resources annually to supporting and developing new work and new artists through two nationally recognized programs - the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition and the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab. The Alliance today announced the winner and finalists of the 15th Alliance/Kendeda Competition as well as the three projects chosen for development in the 4th annual Reiser Lab.  (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Announces INHERIT THE WIND at the Kalita Humphreys Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for Inherit the Wind beginning on May 16 and running through June 18 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. The Pay-What-You-Can performance will be Tuesday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017 Summer With The Symphony Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony returns for its third season in June, offering a diverse selection of concerts - from classics to hip-hop and everything in between. There are so many ways to add the perfect musical spark to summer in Pittsburgh! (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright, Jeremiah Miller of GUILTY PARTIES OF NEW ORLEANS at Theater Of The Seventh Sister
by Rich Mehrenberg - Apr 17, 2017

"Guilty Parties" tells the true story of Jim Garrison, the only man to ever bring a trial in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The play examines the suspicion toward "the establishment" that began to take root in this country at that time, and which is alive and well more than 50 years late (more...)

Carbonite Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

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Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Hosts 'Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out' Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

'I am more than the color of my skin.' 'Gender rules don't matter.' 'Self-hate is just as dangerous as any other.' 'Where you're from shouldn't change how people treat you.' Nearly 3,300 Northeast Ohio 6-12th graders recently submitted these and other reflections on intolerance as part of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage annual Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out competition. Each student shared his or her experiences and ideas for effecting positive change in a 500-word essay. 'It's not just about students recognizing and evaluating instances of discrimination in their own lives,' explains Jeffery Allen, Maltz Museum Director of Education. 'We encourage them to recognize they have agency and a voice. We want them to see the role they can play in creating a more inclusive future.' (more...)

New Musical SWEETEE, Set in '30s Depression-Era South, to Arrive Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

SWEETEE (www.SweeteeTheMusical.com) a new American musical with book, music and lyrics by Gail Kriegel (Home Front, Seven) and directed and choreographed by five-time Tony  nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Patricia Birch (Broadway: Grease, Candide, Parade) will play at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) for a limited engagement from May 21st - June 18th. (more...)

Scoop: SHOTS FIRED on FOX - Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Scoop: OWN May 2017 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Apr 17, 2017

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TLC Premieres New Design Series NATE AND JEREMIAH BY DESIGN
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Their first venture into TV together, NATE & Jeremiah BY DESIGN premieres Saturday, April 8 at 9/8c and follows the couple inside and outside of the home, as they juggle married life and raising their baby daughter, Poppy, while helping distressed homeowners turn a disaster into a dream home. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Celebrates Buchbinder's Birthday With Concert, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are celebrating legendary pianist Rudolf Buchbinder's birthday at the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Buchbinder Birthday Concert on April 28 at Heinz Hall, as part of the two-week Spring Viennese Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN Brings Hilarity and Music to the Peace Center
by Neil Shurley - Apr 13, 2017

In the best possible way, Something Rotten is a circular argument celebrating its own existence. It's a glorious, hilarious, tuneful tribute to that pinnacle of theatrical entertainment, the modern, mainstream American musical. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'James Beard: America's First Foodie'
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The James Beard Foundation Award is the most coveted honor in the American food industry. It is often referred to as the 'culinary Oscars.' But what do we really know about the man whose name has become synonymous with culinary excellence?   (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW 4/17 - 4/21 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 13, 2017

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AstonRep Theatre Company presents TIME STANDS STILL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

AstonRep Theatre Company will conclude its 2016-17 mainstage season with the Tony-nominated drama TIME STANDS STILL by Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies, directed by Georgette Verdin, playing May 11 - June 11, 2017 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 1, 2017 at www.astonrep.com or by calling (773) 828-9129.  (more...)

TEEBS FREE THE ROBOTS, & LeFtO Comes to Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

A producer, a painter, and a key member of Brainfeeder clan, recent years have seen Teebs surge toward the top of the so-called "beat scene", and though his affiliation with Flying Lotus certainly has something to do with his ascent, it's ultimately the music - a billowing brand of beautifully off-kilter, hip-hop-colored beat construction - that has set Mandowa apart from what has become an increasingly crowded field of like-mind producers. (more...)

Plácido Domingo Stars in NABUCCO at The Met
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Bartonis the heroic Fenena. Russell Thomas is Ismaele, nephew to the King of Jerusalem and Dmitry Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people. (more...)

Placido Domingo Stars in Verdi's 'Nabucco' on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met as the title king in Nabucco, under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine on GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET Sunday, May 7 at 12 p.m.on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.) (more...)

Billy Porter, Kristine Nielsen, Shoshana Bean & More Earn Elliot Norton Nominations; Diane Paulus Receives Prize for Sustained Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Two dozen nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 35th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 7 PM, at Huntington Theatre Company's BU Theatre.   (more...)

The Bridge Company Returns with LANDMINES at Brighton Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Drawing from two events that occurred within 48 hours of each other last June - Michael Sandford's attempt to assassinate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Las Vegas and the tragic murder of the politician Jo Cox - The Bridge Company's new commission highlights the exasperation and rage caused by an era of misinformation overload and the peddling of hate. Following last year's premiere of Leo Butler's DECADES, Phil Davies' new play follows the success of his Hampstead Theatre production Firebird, which transferred to the West End. (more...)

BWW Review: Arena's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Shines
by Benjamin Tomchik - Apr 10, 2017

Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking play A Raisin in the Sun is making Arena Stage its home for the next five weeks and it should not be missed. (more...)

Ginger Levi Releases New Book, REST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Ginger Levi's new book Rest ($15.49, paperback 9781498485746; $7.99, eBook, 9781498485753) asks readers: do you ever find yourself frustrated, stressed-out, at the end of your rope? Would you label yourself a bad 'rester'? God has an excellent plan for each of our lives (Jeremiah 29:11) but it often seems like everything is working against us. True excellence in life is achieved by the balance that comes from a life submitted to His agenda and not our own. Are you ready to trade your stress for His rest? This book is for you. (more...)

TCG Publishes Danai Gurira's ECLIPSED and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

TCG has just published an exciting line-up of new plays from Stephen Adly Guirgis, David Lindsay-Abaire, Danai Gurira, Wallace Shawn, and Anne Washburn. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Scoop: SHOTS FIRED on FOX - Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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Sneak Peek - TLC Premieres New Season of RETURN TO AMISH, 4/30
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

TLC's RETURN TO AMISH premieres a new season on Sunday, April 30th at 8/7c following the lives of Mary, Abe, Rebecca, Sabrina, Jeremiah and Carmela. As they continue to acclimate to a new culture after leaving their Amish community behind, the crew is realizing life doesn't get any easier over time. (more...)

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