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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.

Tony Winner Alfie Boe Performs FINDING NEVERLAND on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2016

Tony Winner Alfie Boe stopped by this morning's 'Today' to perform the title song from Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND. The actor recently stepped into the role of author 'J.M. Barrie' in the production. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Circa's CLOSER at Udderbelly Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Internationally acclaimed, multi-award winning circus company Circa (The Return, Barbican) return to London for their longest season to date. Join five astounding performers in CLOSER as they reveal breath-taking, up-close acrobatics in this elegant and intimate encounter of engaging, sophisticated fun. Performances run now through Sunday 12th June 2016 at Udderbelly Festival at Southbank Centre, Jubilee Gardens, London SE1 8XX. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the performers onstage below! (more...)

BWW Review: SAUCY JACK AND THE SPACE VIXENS, King's Head Theatre, May 5 2016
by Gary Naylor - May 6, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a much performed cult musical that does its best work in the songs and the memories it brings forward. (more...)

Four Premieres and More Slated for #Festival46 at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Hot on the heels of #Festival45 last Autumn, which debunked the myth that the festival format makes it impossible to pay actors once and for all, the King's Head Theatre is proud to present #Festival46. (more...)

DIE JIM CROW: ART FROM U.$. PRISONS Exhibition to Open at Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

?The Sheen Center for Though at Culture, at 18 Bleecker Street, will host Die Jim Crow: Art from U.$. Prisons – a mixed-media exhibition curated by Fury Young, examining the explosive artistic output from denizens of the U.S. prison system. The exhibition which will run from June 3, 2016 to July 17, 2016, is part of the Sheen Center's 2016-2017 Gallery Season entitled “Extraordinary Jubilee: A Season of Reflection and Mercy.” (more...)

Tom Dudzick's DON'T TALK TO THE ACTORS Comes To Circle Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2016

The third play in Circle Theatre's 35th anniversary season is Tom Dudzick's backstage comedy, DON'T TALK TO THE ACTORS. A budding playwright's dreams are swept away into a theatrical nightmare when his play is optioned for Broadway. Mr. Dudzick's semi-autobiographical tale is bound to be another fan favorite at Circle, like his previous productions Over the Tavern (2005); The Last Mass at St. Casimir's (2007); Hail Mary! (2009); and Miracle on South Division Street (2013).  (more...)

2016 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival to Kick Off Third Weekend, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The 2016 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, which this year features more than 400 dancers and musicians from 32 top Bay Area dance companies representing more than twenty world cultural traditions, 12 world premieres, and two North American premieres, concludes with Weekend 3 June 18 and 19 at the historic Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.  (more...)

Stage Rights Announces Winner of First Ready to Publish Award
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

?Stage Rights has announced that Laura King is the recipient of the first ever Ready to Publish Award, which will be given annually in partnership with the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC). Laura was selected from five finalists who pitched their scripts at this year's SETC Annual Convention held in Greensboro, North Carolina. (more...)

Central Works to Present World Premiere of Patricia Milton's HEARTS OF PALM in July
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Central Works (CW) presents the world premiere of Patricia Milton's latest political comedy Hearts of Palm, opening with a press night July 16th (previews July 14th &15th), and running through August 14 at the historic Berkeley City Club. Unrequited Love meets Unregulated Capitalism in Milton's very funny new play Hearts of Palm, developed in the Central Works Writers Workshop.  A multi-award winning playwright, Patricia Milton's hit Enemies: Foreign and Domestic, wan produced by Central Works in 2015 and awarded  "Outstanding World Premiere" by Theatre Bay Area (TBA) when judged against all Bay Area theater companies. (more...)

Shirley Alston Reeves & The Chiffons to Play The Suncoast Showroom, 6/25-26
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Shirley Alston Reeves, Original Lead Singer of the Shirelles, and The Chiffons will bring nostalgic doo wop classics of the 50's and 60's to the Suncoast Showroom June 25 and 26. (more...)

DTC Welcomes Pair of New Brierley Resident Acting Company Members
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty has announced two new members to DTC's Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company. Adam A. Anderson and Tiana Kaye Johnson will be joining the Brierley Resident Acting Company for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Accenture and Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi Launch Official Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy App
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016


London Premiere of CUT to Play at The Vaults This July
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Set against a black backdrop with unsettling moments of complete darkness, a small audience is sealed in an atmospheric Vault under the Waterloo railway arches. Winner of the Best Theatre award at Adelaide Fringe 2015, and the Underbelly Adelaide Award 2015, this is the London premiere of CUT - an edge-of-your-seat thriller, written by award-winning Australian playwright Duncan Graham and performed by Hannah Norris. (more...)

Landi Oshinowo and Nicolas Colicos to Star in I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD at Jermyn Street; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

West End stars Landi Oshinowo (Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act) and Nicolas Colicos (Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act) lead the cast of the first UK revival of I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD at Jermyn Street Theatre. (more...)

Matrix Theatre Company Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Matrix Theatre Company, Michigan's premier producer of community-based, social justice theatre, announced their new Executive Director, Mary Ann McCourt, one month ahead of its 25th Anniversary Extravaganza. (more...)

Jon Brittain's ROTTERDAM to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Following a highly successful run last autumn at Theatre503, Jon Brittain's ROTTERDAM now transfers to Trafalgar Studios. Anna Martine (The Nether), Alice McCarthy (Boris: World King), Ed Eales-White (Strap In - It's Clever Peter) and Jessica Clark (The Events) reprise their roles in this poignant and highly comic production. (more...)

Oscar Winner Jeff Bridges to Appear in OFF THE KING'S ROAD in London This June
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges will be making an 'e-appearance' in OFF THE KING'S ROAD as a Los Angeles psychiatrist. (more...)

Riverdance's 20th Anniversary World Tour to Stop at Morris Center Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

?Moya Doherty is proud to announce the international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand with Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour, which is celebrating an extraordinary milestone for an incredible show, as it makes stops in over 60 North American cities during the 2015/2016 season. (more...)

ABC Announces Cast of 'BACHELOR IN PARADISE, Premiering 8/2
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

The long awaited third season of last summer's genre-defying breakout hit series “Bachelor in Paradise” returns on TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Stories Of New York - Seniors presents Jubilee Seniors Tell All - Final Show at Catholic Charities St. Charles Jubilee Senior Center, 55 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, on Thursday June 23rd - 2pm. Free to the public, no reservation needed. (more...)

Selfridges to Open The reFASHIONed Theatre with The Faction's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Prepare to witness a performance like no other as The reFASHIONed Theatre opens at Selfridges with MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING presented by critically-acclaimed theatre company, The Faction. (more...)

Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Acquires Willow Park Estates & Jubilee Landing in the Edmonton Metro Area
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016


Canadian Tour of POTTED POTTER to Launch This September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Starvox Entertainment presents the Canadian Tour of London's West End hit POTTED POTTER: The Unauthorized Harry Experience - A Parody by Dan and Jeff. Written and created by two-time Olivier Award-nominated BBC Television actors Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, limited engagements will run across Canada from September 24 - December 31, 2016. POTTED POTTER is perfect for ages six to Dumbledore (who is very old, indeed). (more...)

A HAUNTING to Premiere at The King's Head This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The world premiere of this contemporary thriller comes to The King's Head this July, directed by Jennifer Davis as part of the Trainee Resident Director Scheme. (more...)

Cast Announced for MNM Productions' THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND at Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz, the producing partners behind MNM Productions, today named the five-person cast of THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, a musical revue showcasing the music of legendary Broadway songwriters John Kander and Fred Ebb, including such audience favorite tunes as All That Jazz, My Coloring Book and New York, New York. Conceived by David Thompson, Scott Ellis and Susan Stroman, the show will run for 15 performances at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse in West Palm Beach, starting on Thursday, August 4, 2016. (more...)

DTC to Launch Public Works Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Dallas Theater Center (DTC), in collaboration with Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts and Ignite/Arts Dallas, and in affiliation with New York City-based The Public Theater's Public Works and AT&T Performing Arts Center, announced details for Public Works Dallas, a groundbreaking community engagement and participatory theater project designed to deliberately blur the line between professional artists and Dallas community members. (more...)

Judi Dench to Star as Queen Victoria in Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL
by Movies News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Judi Dench will take on the role of Queen Victoria in VICTORIA AND ABDUL, to be helmed by Stephen Frears. (more...)

Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts' 2016-17 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

 Multi-platinum-selling country artist Sara Evans, ukulele phenomenon Jake Shimabukuro, Grammy-nominated folk singer-songwriter Iris DeMent, Blues Hall of Famer Robert Cray, and the Nashville assemblage of high-dollar studio musicians The Time Jumpers, featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, Ranger Doug Green, and Paul Franklin, are just a few of the artists set to appear at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine University during its 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Kicks Off 30th Anniversary Celebration with Tour de Force III Dance Spectacular
by Louisa Brady - Jun 16, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts begins its 30th Anniversary celebration with another one-night-only star-studded evening of dance: Tour de Force III. The performance will be the first event to represent the array and diversity of the Center's artistic programming, in this case, 30 years of presenting the greatest ballet companies and the world's most celebrated dancers. Tour de Force III will be on Saturday, August 27 in Segerstrom Hall. Produced in collaboration with Ardani Artists, the program will include four Center premieres: Clay by Vladimir Varnava, Zeitgeist by Alastair Marriott, Tristesse by Marcelo Gomes and Le Divertissement du Roi by Maxim Petrov. The international cast includes Diana Vishneva, Joaquin de Luz, Marcelo Gomes, Denis Matvienko, Marcelino Sambe?, Friedemann Vogel and Edward Watson, as well as members of the The Royal Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet and the National Ballet of Canada. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Meryvn Stutter
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 9, 2016

BWW speaks to Mervyn Stutter ahead of his 25th year of Edinburgh Fringe performances! (more...)

FIRST LOOK: BBC America's Critically-Acclaimed Drama RIPPER STREAM Returns 7/28
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

BBC AMERICA's critically-acclaimed co-production, RIPPER STREET, returns on Thursday, July 28, at 10/9c. (more...)

VANITIES: THE MUSICAL to Make European Debut at Trafalgar Studios This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

This Autumn, Lauren Samuels (Bend it Like Beckham, BBC's Over the Rainbow, Grease), Ashleigh Gray (Wicked, Cool Rider) and Lizzy Connolly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Xanadu) star in the European debut of Vanities, a classic American story. This brand new production features never before seen material with all new direction and choreography from Racky Plews (Footloose, American Idiot). (more...)

Boston Pops to Perform First Concert in Sioux Falls, March 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The Washington Pavilion is excited to welcome the Boston Pops, the most recorded and arguably the most beloved orchestra in the country, to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017.  Affectionately known as "America's Orchestra", the Boston Pops has chosen Sioux Falls as one if its destinations during its limited Midwest tour. Ticket on-sale dates and pricing will be announced sometime in the near future. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE: MEN TELL ALL on ABC - Tuesday, July 26, 2016
by - Jul 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE: MEN TELL ALL, airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 26, 2016! (more...)

Branson's Falltastic Show Spree Begins Sept 5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

From September 5 through September 12, 2016, Branson, Missouri's Falltastic Show Spree offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy ten of the top shows in Branson for one hundred and twenty-five dollars ($125).  Sponsored by The League of Branson Theatre Owners & Show Producers (The Branson Show League), the Falltastic Show Spree passes are for sale only on-line at the official website (more...)

Lyric Stages OUR MAN IN HAVANA - As You've Never Experienced it Before
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Saucy dance rhythms and film-noire scores meet black comedy cabaret in Lyric Opera's revival of Australian composer Malcolm Williamson's work, Our Man in Havana, last performed over 50 years ago and before his spectacular fall from grace. Director Suzanne Chaundy said the performance would provide Fringe Festival audiences with an amazing, immersive musical experience set in a seedy Cuban nightclub, complete with bar and showgirls. (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Present AN EVENING WITH RENEE FLEMING, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Pacific Symphony launches its upcoming 2016-17 season in glorious style this September with a one-night-only spectacular—“An Evening with Renée Fleming,” featuring “America's reigning diva” (The Washington Post) for more than a decade in a rare Orange County appearance! One of the most beloved and celebrated musical ambassadors of our time, Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry and compelling stage presence. From the Metropolitan Opera and the White House to the Super Bowl and now the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, the internationally sought-after soprano arrives to inaugurate the Symphony's 10th season in its home. There is no better place in the world to hear this modern diva's sumptuous voice and dazzling technique than in the opulent and acoustically superior Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

Scoop: BACHELOR IN PARADISE on ABC - Tuesday, August 2, 2016
by - Jul 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on BACHELOR IN PARADISE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 2, 2016! (more...)

Country Music Hall of Fame Member Bonnie Brown Dies at 77
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2016

Bonnie Brown Ring, one-third of one of Country Music's most enduring family groups as a member of The Browns, passed away on July 16th at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas following complications from lung cancer. (more...)

Mandolin Orange's New Album BLINDFALLER Out This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

?Mandolin Orange will release their highly anticipated new album, Blindfaller, on September 30 via Yep Roc Records. (more...)

Opera Diva Renee Fleming to Launch Pacific Symphony's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Pacific Symphony launches its upcoming 2016-17 season in glorious style this September with a one-night-only spectacular-'An Evening with Renee Fleming,' featuring 'America's reigning diva' (The Washington Post) for more than a decade in a rare Orange County appearance. (more...)

Irish Singing Group Celtic Thunder Tours Canadian Cities
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

International Justice Mission Canada is proud to be Celtic Thunder's charity of choice for all Canadian tour stops. The 2016 North America tour includes 11 cities in Canada. Celtic Thunder is inspired by IJM Canada's vision to rescue thousands, protect millions and prove that justice for the poor is possible. (more...)

Apparate to London and Meet the Magical Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by Ashley LaChant - Jul 12, 2016

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is currently in previews in London's West End at the Palace Theatre, where it will open on July 30. Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornily lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, as part of a company of 42 talented actors. Scroll down to meet the entire cast, check out photos and video footage! (more...)

Sport For Jove to Stage New Australian Translation of Chekhov's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Seymour Centre resident theatre company, Sport For Jove Theatre are proud to present a brand new Australian translation of one of theatre's defining works, Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, as part of the Reginald Season from 28th July to 13th August, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Rep's SHERLOCK HOLMES Lacks Some Grace But It's Still Holmes
by Jay Irwin - Apr 28, 2016

Back in 2013 the Seattle Rep gave us a lovely Christmas Present with R. Hamilton Wright and David Pichette's wonderful adaptation of "The Hound of the Baskervilles". So when they announced that they would be ending this season with more Holmes from Wright with "Sherlock Holmes and the American Problem", naturally there was a lot of excitement and anticipation for more from this team. And while the team is still on point and while it's still more Sherlock goodness, this original Holmes mystery from Wright doesn't quite have the elegance and grace of a Sir Arthur Conan Doyle piece. (more...)

Tess Berry-Hart's CARGO to Premiere at the Arcola Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

CARGO is an enthralling new play from author and playwright Tess Berry-Hart (Someone to Blame, Sochi 2014). Directed by Evening Standard Award nominee David Mercatali (Little Light, Radiant Vermin), this timely world premiere is a tense and provocative thriller that reveals just how much people are willing to risk in search of a better life. (more...)

VIDEO: Jessie J Pays Tribute to Prince with 'Purple Rain' Performance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Jessie J paid tribute to Prince with a performance of his iconic hit, Purple Rain, at the ONE Campaign and (RED)'s 10th Anniversary Gala at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Horse Head Theatre Co. to Present Surreal Drama LIDLESS This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Horse Head Theatre Co. announces their upcoming production, LIDLESS by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, which will run June 2 through 18, 2016 at the Fresh Arts Gallery located in Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007. (more...)

PURPLE RAIN Tribute Screenings to Honor Prince Across the Country
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. has scheduled special, limited screenings of Prince's Oscar and Grammy award-winning Purple Rain (1984) starting tomorrow, Saturday, April 23 through Thursday, April 28. (more...)

8th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards Are Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

ArtsBridge Foundation, the producer of the 8th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards, tonight announced the winners of the 2016 awards during a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Award highlights include: Overall Production - Milton High School for Young Frankenstein; Direction - Calhoun High School's Julie Leggett for Oklahoma!; Best Performance by a Leading Actor - Buford High School's Will Davis for his role as Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde in Jekyll & Hyde; and Best Performance by a Leading Actress - Marietta High School's Shelbea Owens for her role as Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray. Additionally, recipients of five scholarships and one grant were announced. (more...)

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