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Wendie Malick Leads LA Play Reading of New Circumcision Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

The new Stan Zimmerman & Christian McLaughlin play, Knife to the Heart, a comedy about circumcision, will hold a private reading on October 16, 2016, at Los Angeles's Lex Theatre. The cast for the reading will include Wendie Malick (Hot in Cleveland), Todd Sherry (Parks & Recreation), Katie Walder (How I Met Your Mother), and Josh Zuckerman (Desperate Housewives). Michael Matthews will direct. (more...)

Dover Quartet to Make Recording Debut With Mozart Album on Cedille Records
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Dover Quartet will make its recording debut with an all-Mozart program on Cedille Records that both mirrors the first album by its mentors, the Guarneri String Quartet, and includes Guarneri founding violist Michael Tree as guest artist. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

About: As part of a series of conversations at the intersection of disability and dance, Town Hall turns our attention to disability and its national synergies with dance. Judith Smith and Alice Sheppard (pictured above) will discuss some of the learnings of AXIS Dance Company's regional convenings, their experiences as artists and advocates in the field, perspectives on the other topics of the town halls, and pathways to a future where disabled artists flourish. This Town Hall will be moderated by DDA (Inter)national Voices Curator Simi Linton. (more...)

BIRNEY, RAPP & MATTHEWS Teach Ahead of the Class
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Freeman Studio, the Tribeca-based acting studio led by Scott Freeman, is offering three exciting master classes through October with three distinguished theatre luminaries.  These classes are open to non-Freeman Studio students. Reed Birney shares his insights on Monday October 10, 10am to 5pm; Adam Rapp leads the way on Sunday October 23, 1pm to 5pm, and Dakin Matthews delivers a Shakespeare master class for actors on Sunday October 30, 11am to 2pm. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

'Expressions of Love from the Mountaintop Volume I': a candid book of poetry to exalt God and honor the journey to spiritual fitness. 'Expressions of Love from the Mountaintop Volume I' is the creation of published author, Judith Beverly-Webb, who was born in Harrisburg, PA. Two weeks after graduating from John Harris High School, she met Alfred Webb, a young soldier home from Vietnam. Two weeks later she became engaged to Alfred and they married seven months later. They have been married now for forty-five years. After serving twenty years as a military wife, Al and Judith retired from the U.S. Army. Judith became a minister in 1984, and Al became an ordained minister in 1988. Judith's ministry includes women's ministry, youth ministry, couples and marriage counseling, outreach ministry, and more. Al served as assistant pastor in 1989 with Judith by his side. Judith and her husband have six children, fifteen grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Judith faithfully works to serve God and his people. (more...)

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents HAY FEVER at Ten Chimneys this October 17th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Hailed as one of Noel Coward's comic masterpieces, Hay Fever - written in three days after Coward and his best pals Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne spent a weekend with the infamous stage legend Laurette Taylor and her husband, the equally infamous playwright J. Hartley Manners - was one of Coward's first successful plays and is still staged often around the world. Hay Fever is set in the English country house of the eccentric Bliss family: Judith, a retired stage actress; David, an egotistical novelist; and their two unequivocally unique children Simon and Sorel. Each family member, unbeknownst to the others, has invited a guest for the weekend. Chaos ensues as the guests arrive, take in the unconventional ways of their hosts, and plan their escape. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Celebrates Alley Theatre's 70th Season and Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Alley Theatre, announces the cast and creative team of the Hubbard Theatre season opener, William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.   The Alley's 22nd Shakespearean production celebrates the new stage enhancements with an expansive set, live music and 43 detailed costumes outfitting a full 19-member cast. The production features members of the Resident Acting Company and begins October 7 and runs through November 5. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at or by calling the Box Office at 713.220.5700. (more...)

Review Roundup: HOLIDAY INN Opens on Broadway
by Review Roundups - Oct 6, 2016

Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical opens officially tonight at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). BroadwayWorld will have all the reviews as they roll in. Let's see what the critics had to say: (more...)

Josh Radnor to Host SPACE on Ryder Farm's 'Farm in the City' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

SPACE on Ryder Farm, a non-profit artist residency program located an hour north of New York City, is hosting their first annual Farm in the City gala. The event features a farm-to-table dinner, performances from six seasons of SPACE-developed work, and a live auction. The gala will take place on Monday, October 24th at 7 p.m. at Sun West Studios, 450 W. 31st Street, NYC. (more...)

BWW Review: 2016 BESSIES AWARDS Celebrate the Depth and Breadth of the NYC Dance Community
by Sondra Forsyth - Oct 21, 2016

Dubbed the "Oscars of Dance", the Bessies have been recognizing NYC's outstanding performers, choreographers, musicians, and designers ever since 1984. Established by David R. White at Dance Theater Workshop in honor of legendary dance teacher Bessie Schonberg, the awards ceremonies have treated full houses to performances and presentations by established and emerging artists for more than three decades. (more...)

Texas Association of Realtors announces candidate support for 2016 general election
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016


First U.S. Exhibition on Designer & Architect Pierre Chareau Set for The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Jewish Museum will present the first U.S. exhibition focused on French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) from November 4, 2016 through March 26, 2017. (more...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents BRAVO BEETHOVEN! With Judith Lynn Stillman And Friends, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Rhode Island College's Artist-in-Residence, pianist Judith Lynn Stillman and The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra principal members Ian Greitzer, Charles Dimmick, Abigail Cross and Aristides Rivas will perform works by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven on November 5 at 8:00pm at the Carter Center for Music, Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School in East Providence. (more...)

Israel Horovitz's New Play MAN IN SNOW to Debut Next Month at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

MAN IN SNOW - the newest work by celebrated playwright Israel Horovitz (OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES) - will receive its New York premiere this fall at La MaMa's First Floor Theatre (77 E. 4 St.) with previews beginning November 11 prior to opening night November 14, 2016.   Mr. Horovitz also directs the play.  (more...)

CUNY Graduate Center to Host Symposium in Celebration of Haitian Playwright Marie Chauvet 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Join us for a celebration of the 100th birthday of Haitian playwright and novelist Marie Chauvet. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents Two BAC Salon Concerts in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Baryshnikov Arts Center will present two BAC Salon concerts in November, both in the intimate Howard Gilman Performance Space. On Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 7:30pm, BAC and Composers Now co-present Dialogues with Margaret Brouwer, Esperanza Spalding, and Du Yun and performances by Amy Schwartz Moretti, Blair McMillen, Michael Lipsey, Du Yun,and String Noise, moderated by Composers Now founder, artistic director, and composer Tania Leon. (more...)

Judith Shatin's BLACK MOON to Make World Premiere with American Composers Orchestra at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

On Friday, October 28 at 7:30 PM, the American Composers Orchestra (ACO), George Manahan, Music Director & Conductor, will premiere Judith Shatin's Black Moon, for orchestra and conductor-controlled electronics. (more...)

The Bessies Announce Recipients of the 2016 NY Dance and Performance Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced the complete list of the 2015-16 season award recipients tonight at the 32nd Annual Bessie Awards ceremony. Awards were presented in the categories of Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Music Composition/Sound Design, and Outstanding Visual Design, with additional awards presented for Lifetime Achievement and Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance. The full list of 2016 Bessie Award recipients follows. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/19/2016 - LOVE, LOVE, LOVE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 19, 2016

Today's big news: Mike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE opens Off-Broadway tonight! (more...)

Opera Exposures to Present Memorial Concert Honoring Met Opera's Deborah Jackson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

OPERA EXPOSURES, the not-for-profit opera company founded by Edna Greenwich in 2004, will present a Memorial Concert in honor of the late Deborah Jackson, a lover of theatre and music who passed away in February after spending 33 years at the Metropolitan Opera Stage Door working the switchboard and greeting some of the world's greatest opera singers, on Sunday, October 23, at 3:30 PM at St. Marks Church in the Bowery, 131 East 10th Street at 2nd Avenue. (more...)

Judith Light-Led ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU Will Be Filmed This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

MCC Theater has announced that All The Ways To Say I Love You will be filmed for the New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive (TOFT) to be preserved for the archives at Lincoln Center.  The filming will occur at the Thursday, October 20th performance.  (more...)

BWW Review: Sassy, Sexy A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens the Season at Alley Theatre
by gary laird - Oct 17, 2016

It is a genuine pleasure to see such a capable cast going through their paces with verve and a certain aplomb. When an ensemble so obviously enjoy what they are doing, it connects instantly with the audience, and a full house roared and applauded throughout the performance. (more...)

Scoop: SECRETS AND LIES on ABC - Sunday, November 6, 2016
by - Oct 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on SECRETS AND LIES, airing on ABC on Sunday, November 6, 2016! (more...)

M*A*S*H* Star Loretta Swit to Lead ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Laguna Playhouse has announced 'M*A*S*H' star LORETTA SWIT starring in ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, HER SECRET JOURNEY. (more...)

Aberdeen Group Europe Recognized for Data Innovation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016


CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Colony to Open 12th Season with 'Kravis Memories'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced the launch of the 2016-2017 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Los Altos Stage Company continues its 2016-2017 season with Annie Baker's Circle Mirror Transformation, opening November 18th (with a preview performanceNovember 17th) and running until December 11th at the Bus Barn Theater in Los Altos. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/17/2016 - Broadway Comes Together for Hillary and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 17, 2016

Today's big news: The who's who of Broadway take the stage in STRONGER TOGETHER for Hillary Clinton and more! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 16, 2016
by - Oct 16, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/15-10/16/2016
by - Oct 16, 2016

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, October 16, 2016 - Sunday, October 16, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Opens Their Season with THE MUSICAL WORLD OF LERNER AND LOEWE
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 16, 2016

On October 14, 2016 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, launched its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, celebrating the legacy and timeless works of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of their landmark production of My Fair Lady, The New York Pops will highlight the songwriting team's iconic collaborations from the Golden Age of Broadway, including selections from Camelot, Brigadoon, Gigi, and Paint Your Wagon. Guest artists Colin Donnell and Laura Osnes of Broadway fame alongside operatic baritone Nathan Gunn will bring these legendary show tunes to life with the full 78-piece New York Pops. The orchestra and soloists will be joined by Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA. (more...)

BWW Review: The Question Of What Love Means Is Raised When A Volatile, Passionate Life Is Exposed In THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT
by Jade Kops - Oct 15, 2016

Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 1972 German film THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT is given a new Australian update by Director Shane Bosher. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/15/2016
by - Oct 15, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/15/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 15, 2016
by - Oct 15, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside The Opening Night Party of The New York Pops
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 15, 2016

The New York Pops started it's 34th season off with a glorious concert celebrating the legacy and timeless works of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. In the closing concert of his inaugural season in 2010, music director and conductor Steven Reineke celebrated the music of Lerner and Loewe and the response was so heartwarming that he decided it was the right time to revisit the material. (more...)

YoungArts to Premiere Newly Commissioned Short Films at OUTSIDE THE BOX Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

On November 5, 2016, the National YoungArts Foundation will premiere five collaborative short films created by YoungArts alumni as the season's first Outside the Box event, which takes place outdoors and is free to the public. (more...)

M&R Productions in Association with Glenn Krutoff Presents THE RADICALIZATION OF ROLFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Radicalization of Rolfe, winner of 2016 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award, re-opens as part of the Fringe Encore Series 2016 at The Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, New York City on Sunday, October 23, 2016. Written by Andrew Bergh and directed by Abigail Zealey Bess, The Radicalization of Rolfe is inspired by the backstory of the lesser-known but vital secondary characters in the legendary musical The Sound of Music. "A tone perfect production," the New York Times declares it is "a play that was just as much fun as - and cleverer than - it promised to be." (more...)

Photo Coverage: Colin Donnell, Laura Osnes & Nathan Gunn Rehearse to Kick Off The New York Pops Season with Lerner & Loewe
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 14, 2016

Tonight, October 14, 2016 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will launch its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, celebrating the legacy and timeless works of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. (more...)

Brand New Production SEUSSICAL to Return to Young People's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Young People's Theatre is proud to present a brand new production of Seussical. An all-time favourite at YPT, this fantastical musical exemplifies the philosophy that "a person's a person no matter how small". It's a Seuss-a-deussical treat for the Holidays! (more...)

Elsevier Announces Third eBook in Library Learning Trends Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

CAMBRIDGE, MA - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of Current Trends in Information Literacy, the third volume in its Library Learning Trends eBook series. The series offers librarians and information resource managers access to free digital volumes that support and encourage learning and professional development in library sciences. (more...)

Broadway's Reva Rice to Bring SONG BIRD to the Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The incomparable Reva Rice will make her solo debut at Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center with her all new show Song Bird, a musical journey through the American songbook for two performances only on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm. (more...)

Long Island Repertory Co. to Launch with LEMON TREE at Theater 294
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Long Island Repertory Co., a new Long Island-based theater group, is launching by presenting its first production, Lemon Tree, a new play opening Oct. 21 at Theater 294 in Farmingdale. (more...)

Firehall Arts Centre In Association with Musical TheatreWorks Presents MISS SHAKESPEARE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Firehall Arts Centre, in association with Musical TheatreWorks, is proud to produce and present the award-winning Miss Shakespeare from Saturday, November 5 to Saturday, November 26, 2016. (more...)

Faye Driscoll to Make BAM Debut with THANK YOU FOR COMING: PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Faye Driscoll will make her BAM debut with the electrifying dance-play Thank You For Coming: Play, running Nov 16-19, 2016. (more...)

HAMILTON'S Jon Rua to Read from THE WAR BOYS at Americas Society
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

In advance of the NYC premiere of Naomi Wallace's 1993 play The War Boys to be directed by James Will McBride, The Artist's Crossing presents a special panel discussion and reading of the play at The Americas Society on October 17, 2016 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alley Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Alley Theatre's Hubbard Theatre season opener, William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is the Alley's 22nd Shakespearean production, celebrating the new stage enhancements with an expansive set, live music and 43 detailed costumes outfitting a full 19-member cast. The production features members of the Resident Acting Company and runs now through November 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Ailey Launches Program to Inspire Young New Yorkers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Ailey organization is launching a Young New York program in conjunction with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's annual holiday season at New York City Center (November 30 - December 31). (more...)

PCPA Presents an Enchanted BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Pacific Conservatory Theatre presents a tale as old as time, Disney's Beauty and the Beast. It plays November 3 - December 23 in Santa Maria's Marian Theatre, then under the stars in the Solvang Festival Theater June 15 - July 2. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Wins London Lifestyle Award for Show of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Kinky Boots, now in its second successful year in London's West End, has won the London Lifestyle Award for Theatre Show of the Year. The awards celebrate the best of the 'lifestyle industry', with 20 awards, 15 being voted for by the public, going to talented individuals and enterprises that help make London such an amazing  city. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced the West Coast debut of Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp: Acoustically Speaking ? Celebrating 20 Years of Friendship for two shows only on Tuesday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 26 at 8:30pm at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Acoustically Speaking is a new show featuring two Broadway favorites coming together to celebrate music, memories, and their 20-year friendship. (more...)

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