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CHALK Proves You Don't Need Words to Tell A Story
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

"If everything you drew became real, where would your imagination take you?" This is the question that Alex Curtis' innovative one-man show, CHALK (a silent comedy.), invites its audiences to laugh, dance, and sigh through when they attend this year's Gotham Storytelling Festival at The Kraine Theater. (more...)

Gospel Music's Brightest Hit The Road For Extraordinary Worship Tour Presented By Live Nation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Travis Greene and Jonathan McReynolds announced The Worship Tour: We Are Here following an exclusive Facebook Live event. (more...)

ABC Rings in the Holidays with Series & Specials All Season Long
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

ABC will ring in the holidays with series and specials all season long, celebrating warmth, fun and family. From Thanksgiving through the New Year, ABC will be the place to go 'Home for the Holidays.' (more...)

Broadway Pals Enter the Ring for PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

'What do you do when you have to stop dancing?' This is the question Zack asks the dancers at the end of A Chorus Line. Original Broadway cast member Carole Schweid has a unique answer to that question. (more...)

Natalie Portman, Janelle Monae, Matthew McConaughey and Others to Be Honored at the 20th Annual 'Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman will be honored with the 'Hollywood Actress Award' for her role in 'Jackie' and artist Janelle Monáe will receive the 'Hollywood Spotlight Award' for her breakout role in 'Hidden Figures.' (more...)

Christian Louboutin And Prabal Gurung To Join Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star, on October 27, 2016, will host two of the most celebrated names from the world of fashion - French shoe and bag designer Christian Louboutin and popular international designer Prabal Gurung. The duo will join Bollywood director-producer and the host of the panel 'Fashion and Films', Karan Johar. Actress Katrina Kaif will join the fashion and film gurus for the panel discussion. Katrina will don a dress designed by Prabal Gurung and Christian Louboutin shoes. (more...)

'Gangster Redemption' Author Larry Lawton Discusses His Reality Check Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Larry Lawton brings the most informative, inspirational, educational, motivational and entertaining presentations to audiences throughout the United States and abroad. Businesses, Schools, Churches, Law Enforcement and Community Organizations bring Larry in as he has a unique way of connecting with audiences.  (more...)

BWW Exclusive: TAILS OF BROADWAY- HAMILTON's Lexi Lawson Works it with Seven!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Oct 26, 2016

In this edition, meet Seven- the adorable pooch of HAMILTON's Lexi Lawson! (more...)

Portman, McConaughey & More to Be Honored at 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman will be honored with the 'Hollywood Actress Award' for her role in 'Jackie' (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet The Cast And Creative Team Of 'A Taste Of Things To Come' At The York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

What's cookin'?  Meet the Cast and Creative Team of the New York premiere production of the saucy new musical A Taste of Things to Come with book, music and lyrics by Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby) and Hollye Levin (Funny Business).   (more...)

Matt Doyle, Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barrett and More Set for 'BROADWAY'S BABIES' Benefit for Children of India
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Join some of Broadway and TV's finest on Monday, November 21st at 7:30pm at The Cutting Room for the second performance of a new concert series created to help raise awareness and money for the children of the Shanti Bhavan Children's Project, produced by Kate Pfaffl (War Horse) and Ben Houghton (American Ballet Theater), with special guest host Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde). (more...)

Circus Spectacular MOTHER AFRICA: MY HOME to Swing Into New Victory Theater for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

This holiday season, experience the Joyous spirit of Mother Africa: My Home, an all-new circus spectacular set in Cape Town's largest township, Khayelitsha. Returning with their latest show, the 2014 Drama Desk nominee for Unique Theatrical Experience brings its vibrant mix of modern circus acts with African dance and music to The New Victory Theater from December 2, 2016 to January 1, 2017. (more...)

Maria Guida to 'SWING THE STANDARDS' at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Maria Guida Swings the Standards is set for The Metropolitan Room next month. (more...)

Edward James Hyland, Liv Rooth, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present Other People's Money, by Jerry Sterner, directed by Marc Bruni from November 23 through December 18 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck Theatre. (more...)

1812 Productions Honored with Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

1812 Productions is proud to announce that it is the recipient of the two 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Despite LaBute, REASONS TO BE PRETTY Is Strong
by Trevor Durham - Oct 25, 2016

Director Daniel Eilola fixes a flawed script to give strong female leads. (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Extends THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Due to popular demand, the Arden Theatre Company announces a one-week extension of THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE by Matthew Lopez. The show, originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 27th, will now close Sunday, December 4, 2016. (more...)

Angel City Chorale Fires Up the Season with BRING ON THE JOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Angel City Chorale (ACC), the celebrated Los Angeles choir led by Founder/Artistic Director Sue Fink, will jump-start the season in style with Bring on the Joy, the choir's 23rd annual set of holiday concerts and sing-alongs during the first weekend in December. The festive evenings will bring together talented Los Angeles area singers and instrumentalists with a tapestry of seasonal favorites featuring musical textures from diverse traditions. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Receives Major Grant From The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Inc. has approved a grant in the amount of $115,000 from the General Operating Support grant making program. (more...)

Nominees and Lifetime Achievement Honorees Announced for 2016 TMA Heller Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Talent Managers Association (TMA) is proud to announce this year's Lifetime Achievement honor in Management will be given to Chuck Binder, who founded Binder & Associates in 1978. The TMA recently announced the agent and casting director nominees for the 14th Annual Heller Awards, along with two other Lifetime Achievement honorees: legendary agent Jack Gilardi (ICM Partners) and casting director Craig Fincannon (Fincannon and Associates). (more...)

'Secrets & Shame: Dear Oprah Diaries' By Dr. James Mercer is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

James Mercer, PhD., founder of Lonestar Social Services that provides community services to children who have suffered abuse as well as helping families adopt children, released his first book, 'Secrets & Shame: Dear Oprah Diaries'. The book chronicles Mercer's life journey, telling stories that span the extensive gamut of human emotion, recounting a horrific childhood he endured growing up in a small Texas town. (more...)

Artistic Director Emma Rice To Leave The Globe
by Marianka Swain - Oct 25, 2016

The Globe has announced that Emma Rice will be stepping down as Artistic Director in April 2018, two years after her tenure began. In a statement, CEO Neil Constable said: 'Emma's mould-breaking work has brought our theatre new and diverse audiences, won huge creative and critical acclaim, and achieved exceptionally strong box office returns. In breaking the mould, this latest season has generated productive debate concerning the purpose and theatrical practice of the Globe, in relation to the use of sound and lighting technology within our theatre spaces. Following much deliberation and discussion, the Globe Board has concluded that from April 2018, the theatre programming should be structured around 'shared light' productions without designed sound and light rigging, which characterised a large body of The Globe's work prior to Emma's appointment.  (more...)

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma il Musical 'Evita'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma (Sede Culturale Ambasciata Argentina in Italia) il Musical  'Evita' con Malika Ayane, regia di Massimo Romeo Piparo. (more...)

Suzanne Vega, NY Comedy Festival and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for October 26 - November 6, 2016. Scroll down and visit for a complete list of shows! (more...)

M&M'S' And City Of Newark To Host Halloween Trick Or Treating Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Halloween is an annual invitation for kids to go door-to-door on a sweet and spooky adventure; but for some communities, Halloween isn't a moment of celebration but a missed opportunity to have a scary good time. M&M'S believes every community deserves the opportunity to safely celebrate Halloween the way it's intended: where every block and every knock on every door is a portal into a new and surprising, candy-filled world. (more...)

Artists from Across the U.S. and Around the World Tapped for UNDER THE RADAR 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Public Theater has announced the exciting international line-up for the 13th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 4-15, 2017. (more...)

Servant Stage Company Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Servant Stage Company announced their 2017 season of shows at a public celebration and fundraising event on Sunday, October 16, 2016. The 2017 season will include several family-friendly Broadway musicals, an original song-and-dance revue, an award-winning comedy, and a special holiday treat. (more...)

BWW Preview: LIZZIE at Out Of The Box Theatre Company
by Maggie Yates - Oct 25, 2016

Teenage Riot: Out of the Box Brings the LIZZIE BORDEN murder to the Stage (more...)

BWW Review: THE NIGHT ALIVE at Quotidian Theatre Company
by Jenny Minich - Oct 25, 2016

I walked into The Writer's Center last Saturday cold and unfamiliar with the works of THE NIGHT ALIVE playwright Conor McPherson or Quotidian Theatre Company. Walking out, I was a happier person. (more...)

Pan Asian Rep to Honor Corky Lee, Cobi Narita and More at 40th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will celebrate the start of its 40th Milestone Season with a Benefit Dinner on Thursday, November 10th at the Golden Unicorn (18 E. Broadway at Catherine Street) in Chinatown. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016


BWW Review: Los Angeles Ballet's 11th Season Opens Spectacularly with Modernists/Ballet Visionaries
by Shari Barrett - Oct 24, 2016

Los Angeles Ballet's eleventh season celebrates the masters and introduces LA to a new choreographer that is changing the dance landscape. The season opened with Modernists/Ballet Visionaries which features works of three icons of their time: August Bournonville, 1805-79, creator of the Danish Bournonville style of ballet, still vibrant today; George Balanchine, 1904-82, Master choreographer who transformed American dance and created modern American ballet; Aszure Barton, contemporary choreographer who is leading ballet into rich, new territory. The program includes Bournonville's Napoli Pas de Six and Tarantella, Balanchine's Stravinsky Violin Concerto and the Los Angeles Ballet Premiere of Barton's Untouched (2010). (more...)

The Ambrose School to Present THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

For the second year in a row, The Ambrose School's combined music groups, encompassing all K - 6 students along with the upper school choirs and orchestra, has received a generous grant from the Morrison Foundation and will present their traditional Christmas concert at the famed Morrison Center for the Performing Arts on December 6th at 7 p.m. (more...)

ESPN & ABC Networks to Air First-Ever Coverage of Special Olympics World Winter Games
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

In what is expected to be the largest Special Olympics World Winter Games in history, more than 2,600 Special Olympics athletes and coaches from 106 nations will compete in Austria (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE to Welcome New 'Mister' on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Beginning performances Tuesday, November 15, Nathaniel Stampley will assume the role of Mister in John Doyle's Tony Award-winning production of the Broadway musical, THE COLOR PURPLE. Isaiah Johnson, who originated the role, will give his final performance on Sunday, November 13. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard Debuts New Show at The Sorting Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The inimitable Sandra Bernhard will debut her all new show SANDRA MONICA BLVD: Coast to Coast at The Sorting Room at The Wallis at 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd. in Beverly Hills, CA on December 8th, 9th and 10th. She will perform two shows each night at 8pm and 10pm. (more...)

The Basra Boston Project Presents: BASRA BOSTON CONNECTIONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Basra-Boston Connections: An Iraq-U.S. Collaboration in Theater, Poetry, Art, Music, and Archaeology. Performance and Exhibit: Friday, November 4, 8 pm, Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. Exhibit Only: October 7-30 at Midway Studios, 15 Channel Center Street, Boston. For more information: or call 617-750-8900. Free. Reservations optional: (more...)

McCarter Announces Bank of America as Sponsor for A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

for its reimagined version of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Directed by Adam Immerwahr, McCarter's new production of Dickens' holiday classic runs December 9 through 31 in the Matthews Theatre. Bank of America's generous support will enable McCarter to bring the magic of the holiday season to life for thousands of families throughout the region.  (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's Joyous, time-honored celebration of the true meaning of the holidays, a tradition enJoyed by multiple generations of Cincinnatians each year, returns for its 26th season as U.S. Bank presents Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. The beloved, iconic story will be performed Nov. 23 through Dec. 31 in the Playhouse's Robert S. Marx Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A NEW BRAIN at Theatre Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Theatre Horizon will kick off their 12th season with a production of William Finn and James Lapine's heartfelt and hilarious autobiographical musical, A New Brain. This energetic musical runs now through November 6th at Theatre Horizon. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Kristen Hahn of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at The Bushnell
by Joseph Harrison - Oct 24, 2016

BWW Interview: Kristen Hahn, Phoebe in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at Hartford's Bushnell Theatre, October 25 - 30. Ever wonder if you might have an unknown rich relative out there sitting on a fortune that could one day be yours? That is exactly what Monty Navarro, the main character in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER discovers, and the lengths he goes to ensure his inheritance and title is secure, is surprising, shocking, even, yet absolutely hilarious. And along this journey filled with truly dastardly deeds, Monty meets Phoebe D'Ysquith, who finds herself and true love in the most unlikely of ways. Playing Phoebe when A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER stops in Hartford October 25 - 30 will be Kristen Hahn, a Connecticut native who sat down with me to talk about this unconventional, yet entertaining show and share what it is like to return to her home state with this production. (more...)

Ruth Page Civic Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Ruth Page Civic Ballet is proud to present its annual production of The Nutcracker, choreographed by Ruth Page and co-directed by Victor Alexander and Dolores Lipinski Long.  (more...)

DON QUICHOTTE Returns to Lyric Starring the Incomparable Ferruccio Furlanetto
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the delightful and touching tale ofDon Quichotte by French Romantic composer Jules Massenet in a new-to-Chicago production, opening Saturday, November 19. Lyric will offer six performances throughDecember 7. Performance dates are November 19 and 28, and December 1 and 7 at 7:30pm; and November 23 and December 4 at 2:00pm. Performances are in French with English subtitles at Lyric's Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Tickets start at $34 and are available now at or at 312-827-5600. (more...)

Daniel Reichard to Bring 'GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS' to Feinstein's at the Nikko This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Broadway and concert stage star Daniel Reichard will bring his popular annual New York City holiday show, Daniel Reichard's Guide to Christmas, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only on Sunday, December 11 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Guitarmonk Shakti Guitar Gifts to Vatsalyadham
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

After the Guinness success of Tallest Pyramid Cake on 17th Sept, 2017. Guitarmonk Shakti, a joint movement to bring music in life of underprivileged, by India's leading Guitar brand guitarmonk and Guinness holder Shakti foundation, (an NGO for women empowerment) engaged with Vatsalyadham (An orphanage of more than 800 Kids, run by famous Laxmi Diamond, Gajera Group, Surat. (more...)

Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, November 10, 2016
by - Oct 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on GREY'S ANATOMY, airing on ABC on Thursday, November 10, 2016! (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 10/24/2016
by - Oct 24, 2016

This Week's New Classified Listings on for 10/24/2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Drew Rausch On In-House Inspirations For His InHouse Theatre Company
by Gil Kaan - Oct 24, 2016

A positive person with a healthy outlook on life, Drew Rausch has turned a major lemon into lemonade and, in the process, still manages time to help fight cancer! One of the founding members of InHouse Theatre Company, Drew took time from their now fifth production DINNER WITH FRIENDS to chat with BroadwayWorld and myself. (more...)

Cast Announced for The Comrades' PRELUDE TO A KISS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Comrades have announced their Winter 2017 production, PRELUDE TO A KISS by Craig Lucas. This classic romantic comedy will be directed by Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen and will play the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) from January 12 through February 4, 2017. Press opening is Saturday, January 14 at 8:00pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Gaye Taylor Upchurch, Director of THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Kathleen Turner at Arena Stage
by Jeffrey Walker - Oct 24, 2016

Director Gaye Taylor Upchurch makes her Arena Stage debut working with Kathleen Turner (MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, MOLLY IVINS) in the play adaptation of Joan Didion's memoir THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING. Upchurch talked with Broadway World's Jeffrey Walker about directing the play, working with Turner, and the power of the witty and honest look at grief. (more...)

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