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The Royal Family of a country very much like England becomes bored and decides to pose as commoners, leading to a series of wild adventures.

Arts Alliance Illinois Celebrates 35 Years and Honors Renée Fleming at Benefit Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Arts Alliance Illinois, under the leadership of Executive Director Claire Rice and Board Chair Brooke Flanagan, Director of Institutional Advancement at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, welcome artistic, business, creative, and philanthropic leaders from across Illinois to the organization's Fifth Annual Benefit Luncheon on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the Palmer House Hilton, located at 17 East Monroe Street in Chicago. Guest check-in and a reception begin at 11:15am, with the seated luncheon following promptly at noon. (more...)

Doc 'n Roll Film Festival Comes to Hull this Week
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Doc´n Roll Film Festival, the UK´s acclaimed music documentary festival, brings its rich and innovative programming to Hull this week, working with Hull Independent Cinema and supported by the BFI. (more...)

Unique Performance Melds Classical Bharatnatyam Dance with Japanese Ikebana
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

To mark its golden Jubilee celebrations (1967-2017), the All India Kitchen Garden Association presentedDancer (Padmashri) Geeta Chandran in a unique performance on the theme HEAVEN-EARTH-US. The performance was presented at the Stein Auditorium at the India Habitat Centre on 5 May 2017. (more...)

TRAV'LIN Musical to Make Connecticut Debut at Seven Angels Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Following productions at Houston's Ensemble Theatre and Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre, and development in New York City and Washington, D.C., including a sold-out run at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF), Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical receives its Connecticut Premiere at Waterbury's Seven Angels Theatre, beginning Thursday, May 11, 2017. Opening Night is Saturday, May 13, and the show runs through Sunday, June 11, 2017. (more...)

Signature's SIZZLIN' SUMMER NIGHTS Cabaret Series Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Virginia's Signature Theatre opens its air-conditioned doors once again for the annual Sizzlin' Summer Nights Series. Two and a half weeks of live music and performances by Signature favorites and DC area stars. The cabaret series runs July 5 through July 22, with a different performance every night. (more...)

Dancer Geeta Chandran Conferred the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Bharatanatyam
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

A celebrated artist and a star-performer, Geeta Chandran began learning Bharatanatyam from the tender age of 5 years under the tutelage of Smt. Swarna Saraswathy, who hailed from the traditional Thanjavoor dasi parampara. (more...)

New Season of ABC's CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD Announces Celebrity Teams
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2017

The primetime summer hit, CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, a spin-off celebrity version of the iconic game show “Family Feud,” returns for a third season on SUNDAY, JUNE 11 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (more...)

KING O' THE MOON Comes to Circle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Pazinski family returns to Circle's stage in King O' the Moon by Tom Dudzick, the second play in a trilogy inspired by the author's childhood. Circle produced Dudzick's Over the Tavern in 2005 and The Last Mass at St. Casimir's in 2007.  Ten years after Over the Tavern, this sequel takes place during the rebellious '60's as Apollo 11 is on its voyage to the moon. The Pazinski's come together as their lives seem to fall apart. Prior knowledge of this working-class family is not a prerequisite to appreciate the hilarious and heartfelt end to the three part series at Circle. (more...)

HARD SUMMER Music Festival Drops Trailer Today
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Last year's HARD SUMMER music festival only featured five female performers. This year's edition--set for August 5 & 6 in Southern California--features 25. (more...)

WCPE FM Recognizes Memorial Day
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017


Documentary Film About Rome's Papal Basilicas Comes to Jaffrey This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Jaffrey's River Street Theatre, a project of The Park Theatre, will exclusively present the highly acclaimed British & Vatican produced documentary film, St. Peter's and the Papal Basilicas of Rome this Sunday, May 21 at 2pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 12, 2017
by - May 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Connecticut Premiere of TRAV'LIN Opens this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Connecticut premiere of Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical opens this weekend at Waterbury's Seven Angels Theatre, following productions at Houston's Ensemble Theatre and Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre, and development in Washington, D.C. and New York City, including a sold-out run at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF).  Performances being Thursday, May 11, Official Opening is Saturday, May 13, and the show runs through Sunday, June 11, 2017. (more...)

Manchester International Festival Announces Artists for Sangam 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

A one-off concert bringing together two of Sufi music's brightest female stars, Sanam Marvi from Pakistan and Harshdeep Kaur from India, performing together for the first time as part of Manchester International Festival.  (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival to Host WAM Theatre Fresh Takes Reading of SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

On Tuesday, August 1 at 5 pm, the Williamstown Theatre Festival will host a WAM Theatre Fresh Takes Play Reading of Smart People by Lydia R. Diamond at the Clark Art Institute.  The reading will be directed by WAM's Artistic Director, Kristen van Ginhoven. Tickets are free but reservations are recommended. (more...)

Annual Hebrew Book Week Returns to Israel
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Israel's 56th annual Book Week will be held in Tel-Aviv (Rabin Square), Jerusalem (The First Station center at the site of the Old Train Station) and Rishon LeZion (Rothschild pedestrian mall) on June 7-17. (more...)

SONGBOOK SUMMIT, Featuring Tunes of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and More, Coming to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome 59E59 favorites Peter & Will Anderson with SONGBOOK SUMMIT, featuring the music of Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour to Welcome New Leads This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group announced today that Eva Tavares and Kristie Dale Sanders will join the cast of the spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera currently on tour in North America. (more...)

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA Comes to Boulder Theatre This September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Performing to critical acclaim celebrating their 20th anniversary year in 2017 and over 2700 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the Dead's extensive catalog and the talent of these seven fine musicians. On any given night, the band will perform a show based on a set list from the Grateful Dead's 30 years of extensive touring or use their catalog to program a unique set list for the show. (more...)

Jon Washburn Announces Transition at the Vancouver Chamber Choir
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

After 46 years, the Vancouver Chamber Choir's founder and long-time conductor Jon Washburn is announcing his intent to step down as Artistic and Executive Director to become the professional choral ensemble's Conductor Emeritus. He will continue to lead the Choir through its 47th and 48th concert seasons (2017/18 and 2018/19) while the organization searches for his successor. Once that new person is designated he will assume his new role as Conductor Emeritus and principal guest conductor. (more...)

Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND: After The Curtain Comes to Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

TRAVIS WALL and Break The Floor ProductionS are pleased to announce additional dates in the 2017 - 2018 national tour of After The Curtain -- the new show by America's hottest dance company, Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND.  After The Curtain will play the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre Director Recognised with British Empire Medal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Chris Elwell, the Director and CEO of Half Moon Theatre in East London, has been recognised with a British Empire Medalin the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2017, for services to theatre and young people. (more...)

Morven's JULY 4TH JUBILEE Offers Free Family Fun in Princeton, NJ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Every year, in observance of Independence Day, Morven Museum and Garden at 55 Stockton Street in Princeton hosts a FREE event celebrating America's heritage at the home-turned-museum of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. (more...)

Trevor Nunn to Helm DESSERT World Premiere at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Following on from his success with Daytona at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, Oliver Cotton, has written a new play for our time, Dessert. (more...)

Tegan And Sara to Celebrate 10th Anniversary Of The Con With Fall 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Today, Tegan and Sara announced plans to mark the 10th anniversary of the release of their fifth studio album, The Con, with a special North American tour. They will perform acoustic and intimate arrangements of all 14 of the album's songs, followed by a selection of fan favorites. (more...)

Grant Maloy Smith's New Album 'Dust Bowl - American Stories' Celebrates the Nation's Resilience
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Drought, poverty and dirt defined America's southern plains in the 1930s. Folks who depended on the land for survival were devastated by monstrous clouds of dust that swept across the region between 1932 and 1940, killing crops and livestock. (more...)

MAD Summer 2017 Artist Studios Residents and Van Lier Fellow Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) announces the Summer 2017 session of its Artist Studios Program and Van Lier Fellowship. The selected artists, who will work in MAD's sixth-floor open studios from June through September, are Rachel Frank, Mariana Garibay Raeke, Tai Hwa Goh, Ilana Harris-Babou, Heidi Lau, Kathleen McDermott, and Christa Pratt. Harris-Babou is this session's Van Lier Fellow. (more...)

Nettle Creek Players Headlines July Wayne County Weekends
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Heart of Hagerstown, a 501c3 not-for-profit Indiana Main Street organization, will present The Nettle Creek Players Summer Stock Tent Theatre Festival, a weekend-long music theatre festival and the third in a series of Wayne County Weekend events sponsored by the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce.  (more...)

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe to Bring TOGETHER Tour to Australia
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2017

Following the phenomenal success of their double-platinum selling Christmas #1 UK album, Together and major sold out tours of the UK, Live Nation today announced that musical theatre legends MICHAEL BALL and ALFIE BOE will bring their Together tour to Australia this October. Ball and Boe are two of the most cherished performers in the UK, with two of the greatest voices. Between them, this legend of musical theatre and Britain's most popular and best-selling tenor, a favourite of the Royals, have achieved accolades and triumphs galore. (more...)

BWW Review: 1984 at Outré Theatre Company
by John Lariviere - Jul 19, 2017

The Outre Theatre Company presents the first production of its 2017/18 season, George Orwell's 1984, in its new home at the recently opened Pompano Beach Cultural Center. The play 1984 is based on George Orwell's dystopian novel published in 1949. In 2005 the novel was chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels. Many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, cold war, and Newspeak have permanently entered into common use since its first publication. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, August 6, 2017
by - Jul 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, August 6, 2017! (more...)

YES Announces Additional Dates For 2017 Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee YES has revealed additional tour dates for this summer's YESTIVAL outing with special guest Todd Rundgren and an opening set from Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy honoring the magic of Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, as well as a few special 'Evening With YES' shows. (more...)

Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram Performance of Disciple SHRUTA SARATH GOPALAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Arangetram is an important occasion in the career of any Bharatanatyam dancer. After several years -- decades even -- of arduous training, when the Guru is confident that the disciple can sustain a solo performance, the Arangetram is announced. (more...)

HARLEM WEEK 2017 Celebrates New York's Diversity
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

One of New York's most enduring and highly attended summer activities is the HARLEM WEEK Festival. HARLEM WEEK, which started as a one day event in 1974 has grown to a month-long celebration of the most famous community in the world. As HARLEM WEEK celebrates it's 43rd Anniversary in 2017 the focus will be celebrating the mosaic of Harlem and all of New York. (more...)

Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

GYPSY has announced its cast and creative team at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. (more...)

Kim Weild Directs AMERICAN MOOR at Boston Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Shakespeare, race, and America…not necessarily in that order, are explored as AUDELCO AWARD winning American Moor takes the stage at the Boston Center for the Arts' Plaza Theatre for a four-week engagement, July 19-August 12.  (more...)

Final Casting Announced for the World Premiere of OUTAWS TO IN-LAWS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the world premiere of Outlaws to In-Laws, seven one-act plays by leading gay writers dedicated to the struggles and joys of gay men connecting with each other over the last seven decades. (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Maritza Bostic and Jared Troilo to Lead CAMELOT at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

A love triangle for the ages meets a new adaptation for today in Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT at Lyric Stage. (more...)

Leading Gay Writers Join Forces To Tell Stories Of Our Lives Over 7 Decades
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Outlaws to In-laws, which gets its world premiere at London's King's Head Theatre from 29 August - 23 September, is dedicated to the struggles and joys of gay men connecting with each other over the last seven decades.   (more...)

Mother Dolores Hart, OSB - 'The Nun Who Kissed Elvis' - to Speak at The Leo House in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017


Stufish to Take the UK by Storm with SOHO, Pink Floyd, WONDERLAND LIVE and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Stufish is a unique creative power house, synonymous with world famous artists and acts, redefining the live show experience and making the studio the leading practitioner of the complete show delivery package worldwide. (more...)

Jeremy Irons to Narrate VOICES OF THE AMAZON at Sadler's Wells
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Sisters Grimm are delighted that Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning Jeremy Irons has agreed to narrate their new show, VOICES OF THE AMAZON, a passionate dance musical from the heart of Brazil. (more...)

China Telecom Global, Daily-Tech and Global Switch Sign Game-Changing Agreement for Data Centre Industry
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017


Snoop Dogg & More Set for Hard Summer Music Festival Line-Up this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

outhern California's HARD SUMMER Music Festival--in celebration of its 10-year anniversary--has announced its all-star musical cast of today's top and pioneering electronic and hip-hop talents. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Dallas (more...)

MAD Considers Fashion Beyond Clothing In New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

This spring, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents fashion after Fashion, an exhibition that seeks to redefine the term "Fashion" by presenting the work of six designer teams who are thinking-and making us think-about fashion anew. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arena Stage's Intellectuals Open SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Four intellectuals-a doctor, an actress, a psychologist and a neurobiologist studying the human brain's response to race-search for love, acceptance and identity in Lydia R. Diamond's comedy-drama Smart People, which makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage. Set against the backdrop of Obama's 2008 election, Diamond's fiercely funny play explores the unavoidable nature of cultural bias. Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko makes her Arena Stage directorial debut with this "sexy, serious and very, very funny modern-day comedy of manners" (Variety). Smart People runs April 14-May 21, 2017 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Grammy Winner Delbert McClinton to Play Boulder Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Multi-Grammy Award winner Delbert McClinton is 'One of the Fortunate Few,' who has managed to live his dreams for more than six decades. The stars have aligned for Delbert. Those stars may have leaned toward the blues, but Delbert has managed to keep them on the bright side. He will appear at the Boulder Theater on September 13, 2017. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Columbus (more...)

Bill Fayne's BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS Come to the Suncoast Showroom 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Bill Fayne's 'Broadway Showstoppers' will bring iconic show tunes to the Suncoast Showroom on Saturday, May 27. (more...)

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