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Aimee Mann's 'Mental Illness' Streaming Now on NPR First Listen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Aimee Mann's highly anticipated new album Mental Illness—out on March 31 via her own SuperEgo Records—is exclusively streaming now on NPR First Listen. (more...)

Talking Band's THE ROOM SINGS to Open Next Week at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

A room in a country house sings of those who have lived there over a span of seventy years. Performed with striking theatricality by the OBIE-award winning Talking Band, The Room Sings, uses an array of genres to tell the stories of four interlocking sets of people. As their individual stories unfold they intertwine and illuminate each other. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Check out the top stories from Las Vegas you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/24 - A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Check out the top stories from Los Angeles you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/24 - A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN and More! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 3/24 - BULLETS OVER BROADWAY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Check out the top stories from Phoenix you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 3/24 - BULLETS OVER BROADWAY and More! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Treat Williams & Company Prepare for Dorset Theatre Festival's AMERICAN BUFFALO
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival recently announced its 40th Anniversary Season, featuring the regional revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo (August 24 - September 2), directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

BWW Review: ASSASSINS at Yale Repertory Theatre
by Joseph Harrison - Mar 24, 2017

The American Dream. Disillusionment. Political, and personal alienation. The right to be happy. All of these concepts come to vivid life on stage in Yale Rep's latest production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's dark, but brilliant musical ASSASSINS. (more...)

2017 Jimmy Awards to Honor Two Inspiring Teachers This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA)/Jimmy Awards has announced the inaugural Inspiring Teacher Award, presented by Wells Fargo to Brendan Jennings, John Burroughs High School, Burbank, CA, and Larry Robinson, Central Academy of Technology and Arts, Monroe, NC for the encouragement and inspiration that led their students to win the 2016 coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor. (more...)

'Echoes of Tattered Tongues' Named Finalist in Benjamin Franklin Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Echoes of Tattered Tongues: Memory Unfolded (Aquila Polonica Publishing, March 2016) has just been named as a finalist for the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Award in the category of Poetry/Literary Criticism. The winner will be announced in a ceremony held in Portland, Oregon, the evening of April 7, 2017. Now in its 29th year, the Benjamin Franklin Award, sponsored by the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), is the premier awards competition in independent publishing, recognizing excellence in independent publishing. There were nearly 1,400 entries this year. In this major tour de force, author John Z. Guzlowski traces the arc of one of the millions of immigrant families of America, in this case, survivors of the maelstrom of World War II. Publishers Weekly describes it as 'gut-wrenching, narrative lyric poems,' and Foreword Reviews called the book a 'devastating, one-of-a-kind collection.' 'A searing memoir,' said Shelf Awareness, naming the Echoes of Tattered Tongues book trailer its Book Trailer of the Day. Kelly Cherry, Poet Laureate of Virginia (2010-2012) said about this book: 'Deeply moving. A powerful, lasting, and sometimes shocking book. Superb.' Using an innovative weave of poetry and prose, Guzlowski unfolds the story of his own family backwards through time. His parents, young Christian Poles, were taken by Germans to work as slave laborers in German concentration camps, and barely survived. The author and his sister were born in refugee camps in Germany after the war. The family was finally able to immigrate to the United States in 1951 as Displaced Persons, and settled in an immigrant neighborhood in Chicago. 'It was a tough neighborhood, where I grew up, and our lives were hard,' Guzlowski writes in his Preface. 'America then - like now - didn't much want to see a lot of immigrants coming over and taking American jobs, sharing apartments with two or three other immigrant families, getting into the kinds of trouble immigrants get into. We were regarded as Polacks - dirty, dumb, lazy, dishonest, immoral, licentious, drunken Polacks. I felt hobbled by being a DP, Displaced Person. It was hard karma.' To learn more: www.polww2.com/AboutEchoes. Watch the book trailer: www.polww2.com/EchoesTrailer 'We're excited to learn that Echoes of Tattered Tongues is a finalist in the 2017 Ben Franklin Awards,' said Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian. 'This is a haunting look at a virtually unknown aspect of World War II, with impacts that echo through generations and reflections relevant to today's refugee situation. Guzlowski's writing, with its powerful imagery, will stay with you long after you close the book.' About John Guzlowski: Guzlowski is Professor Emeritus of English Literature at Eastern Illinois University, and currently lives in Lynchburg, Virginia. He received his B.A. in English Literature from the University of Illinois, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in English from Purdue University. Over a writing career that spans more than 40 years, Guzlowski has amassed a significant body of published work in a wide range of genres: poetry, prose, literary criticism, reviews, fiction and nonfiction. His work has appeared in numerous national journals and anthologies, and in four prior books. Guzlowski's work has garnered high praise, including from Nobel Laureate Czes?aw Mi?osz, who called Guzlowski's poetry 'exceptional.' Aquila Polonica Publishing, www.AquilaPolonica.com, is an award-winning independent publisher based in Los Angeles, specializing in publishing the Polish WWII experience in English. The company is a member of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA). Aquila Polonica's titles are distributed to the trade in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Europe, Australia and New Zealand by National Book Network, www.nbnbooks.com, and are available from fine bookstores, online retailers, and all major wholesalers. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present RABBIT HOLE, David Lindsay-Abaire's touching play, as the final play in the 16/17 season.  Directed by Katie Laris, performances will be April 12-29 in the intimate Jurkowitz Theatre. (more...)

DONOVAN Comes to The Cutting Room for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Donovan Leitch is widely regarded as one of the most influential songwriters and recording artists working today. At his induction into the R & R Hall of Fame in 2012 it was stated, 'Donovan singlehandedly initiated the Pysychedelic Revolution with Sunshine Superman'. This masterwork album he created late 1965 at 19 years of age, one year before his friends The Beatles, influencing their album Sgt Pepper's  Lonely heart's Club Band, and leading the way for many other artists. (more...)

1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

1812 Productions, Philadelphia's all comedy theatre company, will present the Philadelphia premiere of Marc Camoletti's raucous farce Happy Birthday. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 4/3-4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Jimmy Wayne Comes to Catawba Valley Community College
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Catawba Valley Community College's Interdisciplinary Read Committee will host two performances March 28 by Jimmy Wayne, author of Walk to Beautiful: The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way. He will appear in the Tarlton Complex at 11 a.m. and again at 6 p.m.  The Public is Invited to Attend This Free Community Event. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Raises More Than $65,000 at 14th Annual BOLD MOVES FOR BOLD WOMEN Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, among the world's premier contemporary dance companies, along with honorary event chair Aurora Abella Austriaco, of Valentine Austriaco &Bueschel, P.C.; honorary event chair Pamela Cullerton, wife of Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton; event chair and Hubbard Street board member Karen H. Lennon; and a 17-member host committee, welcomed more than 250 guests to the offices of Baker McKenzie, LLP overlooking Chicago's Millennium Park on Thursday, March 16, 2017 for Hubbard Street's 14th annual Bold Moves for Bold Women event. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Opens Saturday, March 25 at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Salt Lake City return of Disney's The Lion King opens tomorrow, Saturday, March 25 at 8:00pm at the Eccles Theater for, a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, April 16.  In Salt Lake City,The Lion King will play Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 2:00pm and 8:00pm, Sundays at 1:00pm and 6:30pm, along with weekday matinees on Thursday, March 30 and Friday, April 14 at 2:00pm.  "Thus far sales have exceeded our expectations, but patrons are encouraged to contact the box office for best availability," said John Ballard, MagicSpace Entertainment. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY - 3/27 - 4/7 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY - 3/27 - 4/7, airing on NBC (more...)

Hamptons International Film Festival Announces April Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts are pleased to announce that the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) will continue their 25 Years: 25 Films series with a screening of Judy Berlin on Sunday, April 9 at 6:00pm, featuring a special appearance by lead actress Edie Falco. Ticket prices are $10 and are available online at www.baystreet.org and hamptonsfilmfest.org, or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11:00am to 5:00pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio for A BRONX TALE's 'Belmont Avenue'; Original Broadway Cast Album Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Ghostlight Records releases the album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE in digital formats today, Friday, March 24 with CDs in stores and online Friday, May 12. CDs will be available at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), where the show is currently running, beginning mid-April. Below, go inside the recording studio with the cast performing 'Belmont Avenue'! (more...)

Tickets On Sale Today for the Innovative and Critically Acclaimed Complicite Production of THE ENCOUNTER at The Curran Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Curran theater announced that tickets are on sale to the general public beginning today, Wednesday, March 22nd, at 12:00pmPST (Noon) for highly anticipated San Francisco engagement of the Complicite production of The Encounter, Simon McBurney's riveting one-man play where audience members must wear headphones to take part in the journey. Tickets can be purchased at SFCURRAN.com/shows/the-encounter, by calling 415-358-1220, or in person at the Curran Box Office (445 Geary Street). Performances begin Tuesday, April 25, 2017, for a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, May 7, 2017. For more information on The Encounter, visit SFCURRAN.com (more...)

CHARLIE HUSTLE' & 'THE BIG HURT Reunite as MLB Analysts for FOX Sports' 2017 Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Major League Baseball's all-time hits leader, three-time World Series Champion Pete Rose, and first-ballot Hall-of-Famer Frank Thomas reprise their roles as studio analysts for FOX Sports' MLB coverage in 2017. (more...)

Angelica Page's TURNING PAGE to Play Final Shows at Dixon Place This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) will present the final two performances of Angelica Page's highly-acclaimed solo show Turning Pageon Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 PM and Saturday, April 8 at 2 PM. (more...)

West End's Chloe Taylor Adds Touch of Magic to A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Epstein Theatre has announced the full casting for its first ever Shakespeare production. (more...)

NYC's Hip Hop Improv Comedy Team North Coast to Perform at ImprovBoston
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Named one of the 'Top Ten Best Comedy Shows' by Time Out New York, New York City's premier hip hop improv comedy team North Coast seamlessly melds comedic timing with high-energy, freestyle rapping. They'll bring their 'comedy show meets concert' to ImprovBoston on April 2nd. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY's Bailey, Sanford, Ragland and Ray-Jones
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 24, 2017

We managed to corner Vickie and three of her actors - Drew Sanford, Tabby Ragland and Mandy Ray-Jones - and convince them to answer our famous Friday 5 (+1) questions, giving us some insight into why they do what they do (and how they do it), as well as to offer up some suggestions about why you should make certain you don't miss their show… (more...)

Patti LuPone and Seth Rudetsky Team for BC/EFA Benefit DECONSTRUCTING PATTI
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

One of Broadway's greatest stars will join forces with the ultimate authority on all such things for an extraordinary evening of music and merriment at Deconstructing Patti, AnEvening of Broadway Songs and Stories with Patti LuPone and Seth Rudetsky on Sunday, May 14, 2017. The evening benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Scoop: THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE BIGGEST STORY ON EARTH on Showtime - Sunday, March 26, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE BIGGEST STORY ON EARTH on Showtime, airing on Sunday, March 26, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Sh*t-faced Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Love it or hate it, Shit-faced Shakespeare still three sheets to the wind and bouncing in a bacchic revel from one success to another. 2017 marks the 7th anniversary of the brand and sees their longest run in London with Much Ado About Nothing, coupled with the opening of their 4th market in the USA, Romeo and Juliet at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe festivals, plus dates at the London Wonderground, Udderbelly Southbank for both Shit-faced Shakespeare and Shit-faced Showtime. Around 30,000 people saw Shit-faced Shakespeare in the UK last year, 35,000 in the USA. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

'Battlefield Earth' Audiobook Nominated for Two Audie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Following a successful release in 2016, the unabridged multicast audiobook for L. Ron Hubbard's bestselling novel, 'Battlefield Earth' has been nominated for two Audie Awards, the premiere competition for the audiobook industry. The nominations were announced by the Audio Publishers Association. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for MISS SAIGON!
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2017

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Met Box Office to Open Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 15-July 8, will feature the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's Whipped Cream and the Company Premiere of Ratmansky's Souvenir d'un lieu cher. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 26 at 12 Noon. (more...)

Andrew Bird Welcomes Dawes to 'Live From The Great Room'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Andrew Bird welcomes Dawes to his Facebook Live series “Live from the Great Room” on Sunday, March 26 at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT. (more...)

WHITE BOY RICK Starring Matthew McConaughey Begins Production
by Movies News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Principal photography has begun on the Studio 8 drama, WHITE BOY RICK, which is being produced by LBI Entertainment and Protozoa Pictures. (more...)

Jessica Wu's BRASS HEART THE MUSICAL Gets Benefit Workshop Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Royal Family Production (RFP) will present a benefit workshop presentation of the new musical Brass Heart by RFP associate artistic director Jessica Wu. The musical will be directed by Chris Henry with choreography by Lorna Ventura and will take place on Sunday, April 2nd with a special pre-show cocktail reception ($250, reception begins at 5pm) and Monday, April 3rdat 12:30pm. Royal Family Performing Arts Space is located at 145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.RoyalFamilyProductions.org. (more...)

Jack Overbey Releases 'John Martin: Mountain Man Extraordinaire'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Jack Overbey, who is no stranger to Appalachia, having been born and raised on a thirty-acre farm in central Kentucky, has completed the new book 'John Martin: Mountain Man Extraordinaire': a novel which draws some inspiration from his own transition from farm-life to exploring the country. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MISS SAIGON Cast Parties Like It's the Last Night of the World on Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2017

After the helicopter landed last night at the Broadway Theatre, the company of MISS SAIGON celebrated the show's triumphant return to its original home at the historic Tavern on the Green.  It was there that the cast took one of the musical's lyrics to heart and partied like it was the last night of the world. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the opening night after party below! (more...)

Brian Mulay's THE LOVE CURRICULUM Cabaret Musical Headed to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Mulay Initiatives presents The Love Curriculum, an entertaining evening of song and dance exploring our universal journey in the pursuit of love, written and performed by Brian Mulay (Yank, A New Musical).   (more...)

Broderick, James, Pasquale & More Among Additional Guests Announced for NY POPS Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

On Monday, May 1, 2017, The New York Pops will celebrate its 34th birthday with a grand gala evening honoring Karen van Bergen, the CEO of Omnicom Public Relations Group, and Tony Award winners Kelli O'Hara and Bartlett Sher, whose collaborations over the last decade have won universal acclaim and whose individual careers represent pinnacles of achievement in the world of theatre. The concert will celebrate the multiyear partnership between the actress and stage director and will bring together artists from the stage and screen. (more...)

HIS AND HIS III Cast and Theme Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The third installment of Pride Films and Plays' His & His.' cabaret series will be performed on Tuesday, April 11 in The Broadway at the Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway. Over the course of this season, His and His has followed the development of gay characters on Broadway. If you missed the first two parts, no worries. Chris will catch you up on what you need to know. (more...)

Composer Robert Sirota Continues 'Bridging the Gap' Series at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series features concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers. The concerts, all held on Sundays, include performances of works by both younger composers and the teachers who have influenced their development. Each concert is preceded by a discussion with composer mentors, mentees, and performers, led by a distinguished thought leader. (more...)

ANASTASIA Announces New Block of Tickets on Sale Through January 7, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Producers Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening) today announce a new block of tickets through January 7, 2018 and digital lottery for all available performances. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - COME BACK LITTLE SHEBA
by Ken Fallin - Mar 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Heather Mac Rae & Joseph Kolinski in Transport Group's COME BACK LITTLE SHEBA, which is playing in rotation with PICNIC. (more...)

The Doors Guitar Legend Robby Krieger To Play Select US Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Doors guitar legend Robby Krieger will be playing select US dates beginning in April! A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee (with The Doors), Krieger wrote or co-wrote many of the Doors' songs, including the hits “Light My Fire”, “Love Me Two Times”, “Touch Me”, and “Love Her Madly”. After the Doors disbanded, Krieger continued his performing and recording career with other musicians including former Doors band mates John Densmore and Ray Manzarek. Robby is listed by Rolling Stone as one of the greatest guitarists of all time! (more...)

Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Opens Sunday on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

A friendly reminder! Sweat, the acclaimed new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey will open on Broadway this Sunday, March 26, at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). (more...)

BWW Review: RICHARD III by Lit Moon Theatre Company
by Maggie Yates - Mar 24, 2017

Lit Moon's highly stylized version of 'Richard III' is strangely appealing (albeit disjointed and inaccessible—especially for those without a fairly thorough grasp of the narrative). This envisioning of the play tends more toward a performance-art installation than overtly representational theatre. (more...)

edjuster to Exhibit at National PLRB Claims Conference
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

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FRIDAY 5 (+1): A TIME TO KILL's James David West
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 24, 2017

Actor James David West, who takes on the role of the Southern lawyer at the center of the play, took time from his hectic tech week schedule to answer our Friday 5 (+1) questions to give us an idea why booking reservations to see the show should be something to do right this minute - or at least after reading this interview. Get to it! (more...)

Aaron's And Progressive Leasing Transform Las Vegas Keystone Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

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Melissa Errico to Celebrate 'BROADWAY'S FAIR LADIES' at Caramoor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The American Songbook opens up on Caramoor's Music Room stage for its annual Benefit Concert, welcoming New York City-born actress, singer, recording artist and writer Melissa Errico. (more...)

Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias Show Cancelled at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The April 9, 2017 comedy show featuring Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has been cancelled. (more...)

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