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Sale of Edward Albee's Estate Will Benefit His Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

The New York Times is reporting that Albee's museum-worthy collection of fine art, which includes works by Arp, Kandinsky, and more, will be sold at auction. The money will then be donated to The Edward Albee Foundation, an institution that provides residency to emerging artists in Montauk. The collection is valued at over $9 million. (more...)

BWW Mini Blog: Woodlawn Theatre - The View From Fiona's Tower: Entry 2 & 3
by Kathy Strain - Jun 24, 2017

Today was officially my favorite day. In addition to working with the Dragon for the first time and getting some seriously moving scene work done, we also added another vital piece to the show: the gas. (more...)

Alex Ferns and David Schaal to Star in the World Premiere of RABBITS at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

A new black comedy tale of marital strife and bunny murder comes to Park Theatre from Joe Hampson, the writer of Skins, The News Quiz & Newsjack who makes his stage writing debut with Rabbits. (more...)

First Annual INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

First Annual INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival kicks off on July 8 & 9 at the Western Queens Waterfront, with 24 NYC-based dance companies performing original works inspired by natural and urban landscapes. (more...)

Prison Management Systems Market 4.96% CAGR to 2021 Driven by Vendor's Pricing Strategies
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

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The Kilroys Unveil 4th Annual List of Recommended Plays, Featuring Works by Nwandu, FastHorse, Yee and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Continuing the fight to achieve gender parity in the American Theater, LA-based playwright/producer collective The Kilroys has facilitated its fourth annual List of industry-recommended new plays. (more...)

First Look - Spike TV to Present GONE: THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF OHIO, 7/22
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

GONE: THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF OHIO premiering Saturday, July 22 at 9:00pm ET/PT is the tragic saga of these young women shrouded in a mystery that includes a dark underbelly of a struggling Midwest region plagued by drug and sex trafficking, and a system that seems to have failed to protect these women. (more...)

Cenenaryt Stage Company Announces SUMMER JAMFEST with DRIVE: A TRIBUTE TO THE CARS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Centenary Stage Company's annual Summer Jamfest series returns to the Lackland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 15 at 8pm with the timeless music of Drive: A Tribute to the Cars.  Thrilling the tri-state area and beyond for years, this six-person band from Bethpage, New York is dedicated to producing accurate recreations of classic songs from the 80's decade while highlighting a special tribute and authentic recreation of the music of The Cars.    (more...)

Title & Teaser Poster Revealed for JURASSIC WORLD Sequel!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Today, Universal Pictures revealed the title of the highly-anticipated sequel to JURASSIC WORLD. The film will be called JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM. Check out just-released teaser art at left! The film hits theaters one year from today, June 22, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playwright Jonathan Rand Visits Actors Connection's LAW & ORDER: NRU at 777 Theater
by BroadwayWorld JR - Jun 22, 2017

Jonathan Rand is among the most popular contemporary playwrights writing today, his plays having been performed over 19,400 times in all 50 states and in 59 countries. Last Saturday, Actors Connection Kids & Teens premiered his latest play, Law & Order: NRU at the 777 Theater. Rand flew in to watch the performance and treated the cast and audience with a special Q&A plus meet-and-greet after the show. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Mini Blog: Woodlawn Theatre: Shrek, The Musical - Morgan Clyde as Fiona
by Kathy Strain - Jun 22, 2017

Shrek, The Musical is coming to the Woodlawn Theatre in San Antonio. Morgan Clyde plays the part of Fiona and is excited to share a mini-blog with BWW leading up to the opening night. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, July 14, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS on Friday, July 14, 2017! (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere One-Hour Timely Special BLACK AND BLUE, 6/25
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Produced exclusively for ID by NBC News' Peacock Productions, and featuring investigative reporting from Emmy Award-winning journalist Tony Harris, BLACK AND BLUE premieres this Saturday, June 24 at 8/7c. The special will be available on Investigation Discovery's TV Everywhere app, ID GO, beginning Sunday, June 25. (more...)

First Annual INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival Kicks Off 7/8 & 9 at the Western Queens Waterfront
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

KINEMATIK Dance Theater presents Long Island City's first two-day, outdoor site dance festival, taking place at four LIC waterfront parks and featuring a diverse program of unique, site-specific dance works by 24 distinguished and emerging New York City-based choreographers. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Winner Dick van Dyke Becomes an 'Honorary Lawyer'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Legendary entertainer Dick Van Dyke, who won a Tony Award for his role in Bye Bye Birdie, is now an 'honorary lawyer.'  While he never played a lawyer in any of his major TV, film or Broadway roles, he is now among a prestigious group of lawyers and judges who make music together.  Founder-Conductor Gary S. Greene, Esq., an attorney for more than four decades, awarded Van Dyke honorary membership in the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic at the orchestra's 8th Annual Concert Extraordinaire on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at UCLA Royce Hall.  (more...)

BWW Review: A ERA DO ROCK (Rock of Ages) Rocks in São Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Jun 22, 2017

In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small town girl met a big city rocker  in LA's most famous rock club, and they fell in love to the greatest songs of the '80s. It's ROCK OF AGES, an arena-rock love story told through the mind-blowing, face-melting hits of Journey, Bon Jovi, Poison and many more. Don't miss this awesomely good time about dreaming big, playing loud and partying on. (more...)

Harlem Rep's THE WIZARD OF OZ to Close 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

'The Wizard of Oz,' presented by Harlem Repertory Theater and Yip Harburg Foundation, will now close August 20, 2017 after 26 performances.  A previously scheduled September 9 performance has been canceled. The production has played since October 8, 2016 at Tato Laviera Theatre, 240 East 123rd Street (near 2nd Ave.), Manhattan, and has been extended twice. (more...)

BWW Review: HIR, Bush Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 21, 2017

Upon being discharged from the Marine Corps, Isaac (Arthur Darvill) goes back home only to find an anarchically ruled household at hand of his mother (Ashley McGuire). Fed up with domestic patriarchy, Paige seized the opportunity given by her abusive husband Arthur (Andy Williams) having a stroke to turn the tables and start making the rules. She built an ally in her transsexual son Max (Griffyn Gilligan), who helps her to keep tight hold on the reins. Isaac is forced to come to terms with a reality he doesn't recognise as his own. (more...)

Guest Blog: Portraying 'The Woman' in THE YELLOW WALLPAPER at OUT LOUD Theatre, Part 4 - Escape
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

BWW Rhode Island welcomes the four-woman cast of OUT LOUD Theatre's THE YELLOW WALLPAPER to the BroadwayWorld guest blog. This production presents a fully immersive, four-part experience; each part tells a complete story from beginning to end, but the individual pieces provide meditations on Charlotte Perkins Gilman's THE YELLOW WALLPAPER through varying lenses. Erika Rethorn joins BWW RI to explore 'Escape' in the fourth and final part of the guest blog series. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Theatre du Soleil's A ROOM IN INDIA, Coming to Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This December, Theatre du Soleil and its founder, theater icon Ariane Mnouchkine, come to Park Avenue Armory in the North American Premiere of their new work A Room in India (Une chambre en Inde). The work follows the adventures of a touring French theater company stranded in India without a director while the world around them falls into disarray. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the production! (more...)

Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST, About Justice Antonin Scalia, Available On-Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Following a world-premiere televised broadcast on THIRTEEN's Theater Close-Up, John Strand's 'The Originalist', captured live on-stage from Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C., is available to stream on-demand at vimeo.com/ondemand/TheOriginalist. (more...)

FIGHT CITY to Make World Premiere at The Factory Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Factory Theater presents its latest production, the world premiere of Fight City. Written by Factory Theater's Artistic Director Scott OKen and directed by Jill Oliver, Fight City runs July 14 - August 26 at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. (more...)

Update: Broadway League Threatens Lawsuits Against Campaigning Casting Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, Broadway might be celebrating a successful season, but casting directors still are not pleased with their standing in the theatre community. After weeks of campaigning for healthcare and other benefits, The Teamsters Local 817 has reportedly received threatening letters from the Broadway League. The union just released the following statement: (more...)

BOOM Events Launches to Champion Social Justice Causes
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Veteran entertainment industry and non profit fundraising event professionals Scott Appel and Kathleen Cahill have teamed up to form BOOM Events, an event production company specializing in creating innovative and exciting special events for organizations supporting social Justice issues.  (more...)

CBS FACE THE NATION is America's No. 1 Public Affairs Program on 6/18
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

CBS News' FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program on June 18, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. FACE THE NATION delivered 3.21 million viewers and 0.5/03 in adults 25-54, the demographic most important to those who advertise in news. (more...)

Priority Access: Book Now For Agatha Christie's WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Witness For The Prosecution by Agatha Christie comes to the stage this autumn at the County Hall on London's South Bank. The brand new production, directed by Lucy Bailey, runs 6 October-11 March, 2018. Book tickets now from £13 (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

LCV Education Fund Announces New Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

In the wake of President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement, just one of his administration's many assaults on environmental protection -- LCV Education Fund announced a new chapter in our work to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. Today, we are announcing that Rock the Earth, which since 2002 has been an independent environmental advocacy and education organization amplifying environmental values and fighting for climate Justice through the celebration of art, music, and culture, will now be a program of LCV Education Fund. (more...)

Thank You, Places...Production Stage Manager KATIE VEGLIO
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 20, 2017

What's a stage manager? What do they do? What's their job? Seriously. Perhaps no job in the theater is as hard to define as that of a production stage manager and it's that blend of mystery, fear and total dependence that makes actors, directors, crew members, producers - you name it! - hold a really great stage manager in total awe and to revile someone who is (how do you say it, without offending anyone?) less than stellar in their position? (more...)

Iraqi-American Author Wins 2017 Eric Hoffer Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

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YWCA USA Celebrated Extraordinary Organizations and Women Leaders at Women of Distinction Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

???????YWCA USA celebrated the incredible achievements of extraordinary leaders who serve as role models and provide opportunities and support for women and girls at the Women of Distinction Awards Gala on June 16th, as part of the Bold Mission Bright Future Conference. (more...)

Victoria Platt Joins Cast of BUILDING THE WALL at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Beginning June 24, actress Victoria Platt will play the role of Gloria, joining actor Bo Foxworth in the Fountain Theatre's smash hit production of Building the Wall by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. Building the Wall opened at the Fountain in March, where it was the first in a series of productions taking place across the U.S. as part of a National New Plays Network Rolling World Premiere. The Fountain recently announced an extension through Aug. 27. (more...)

Chris Rojas & Meridith Valiando Rojas Form New Record Label, RMI Recordings, With Disney Music Group
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Chris Rojas, Meridith Valiando Rojas and Disney Music Group announced the formation of their new label, RMI Recordings, today. In addition to signing digital-first talent to RMI, the deal includes a publishing arm with multi-platinum producer/songwriter Chris Rojas and Disney Music Publishing. Marketing efforts will be combined to maximize digital and branding initiatives. (more...)

THE ORIGINALIST Announces Post-Show Panelists at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host special post-show conversations with notable guest panelists during the run of John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. (more...)

Saxon Release 14 CD Box Set Solid Book of Rock with Bonus Tracks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Forget box-sets and get The Book Set... British heavy metal legends, SAXON, are to release The Solid Book of Rock, on August 4, 2017. (more...)

Shaleen Surtie-Richards Back in the role of Fiela in FIELA SE KIND at Emperors Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Lefra Productions is bringing a stage adaptation of Dalene Matthee's classic South African novel, FIELA SE KIND, to the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg this June. Adapted by Suzanne van Wijk, the production is produced and directed by Frans Swart. (more...)

GROWING UP GONZALES Begins Open-Ended Run Off-Broadway This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

A friendly reminder that GROWING UP GONZALES, a touching family drama written and directed by Felix Rojas and performed by Andres" Chulisi" Rodriguez, opens Off-Broadway on June 24th at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street New York NY 10036. (more...)

BWW Review: Snaps! Cupcake Theater Stages Elle Woods' Adventure to Law School in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL!
by George Brietigam - Jun 19, 2017

The technical bloopers this show experienced would give Spiderman: Turn off the Dark a run for its money. While I still loved this production, I feel like it opened a week before it should have (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre to Present THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

FST continues the Summer Mainstage season with the AWARD WINNING SOUTHWESTERN REGIONAL PREMIERE of The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by James Lecesne. This inspiring and uplifting one-man production runs from July 5 through August 6 in the Keating Theatre. (more...)

OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, SHE KILLS MONSTERS and More Set for CT Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Bradford and Managing Director Matthew J. Pugliese have announced the theatre's 2017-18 Season. (more...)

Brand New Production of WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION to Open on the South Bank this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions today announce a major new production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution to open on London's South Bank this October in a unique court room setting inside County Hall.  (more...)

Andrea Burns, Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy, Howard McGillin & More Named Coaches for 2017 Jimmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

THE JIMMY AWARDS has announced the industry coaches for the ninth annual awards ceremony on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

LELA & CO Opens 7/13 at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Steep Theatre will introduce another emerging British playwright to Chicago with the U.S. Premiere of Cordelia Lynn's Lela & Co., directed by Robin Witt, featuring Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel and Chris Chmelik. This production will mark Lynn's U.S. debut, but Chicago audiences are no stranger to the work of director Robin Witt. Witt, a Steep Company Member, has been at the helm of some of the ensemble's most memorable shows, including Simon Stephens' Wastwater, Motortown, Pornography, and Harper Regan; Dennis Kelly's Love and Money; and Alistair McDowall's Brilliant Adventures. She won the 2015 and 2016 Jeff Award for Best Director for Griffin Theatre's Flare Path and London Wall. (more...)

Tantrum Theater to Stage CAROLINE, OR CHANGE This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Tantrum Theater continues its second season with the moving Tony Award-nominated musical, 'Caroline, or Change,' running July 5-July 22. (more...)

LIVING WITH THE LIGHTS ON to Tour UK and Europe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Mark Lockyer's critically acclaimed Living with the Lights On - produced by ATC and directed by Ramin Gray -  hits the road this autumn with a UK and European tour, following two sell-out tours in 2016, including an extended sell-out run at the Young Vic. (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Tuesday, July 11, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on Tuesday, July 11, 2017! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/17/2017
by - Jun 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/17/2017. (more...)

BWW Review: AVENUE Q presented by Mind's Eye Theatre Company s at the MeX Theatre
by Taylor Clemons - Jun 16, 2017

Fur, fuzz, and four letter words make Mind's Eye's Avenue Q a delightfully raunchy romp at the theatre. (more...)

KARON THE BARBARIAN a Dad's Garage World Premiere, Shows that Strength Comes from the Heart
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Sometimes the heart of the biggest warrior can come in the smallest of packages. (more...)

Greensboro Arts Alliance Announces 2017 Mainstage Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Greensboro Arts Alliance and Residency (GAAR), under the Artistic Direction of Sabra Jones, is proud to announce its 1st Annual Opera Festival as part of the 2017 Summer Season in Vermont. Heidi Lauren Duke choreographs & directs Mezzo-Soprano Martha Prewitt in Lee Hoiby's comedy Bon Appetit!, written about the legendary chef Julia Child, from June 30 - July 5, 2017, at the Town House (20 Church St.)  in Hardwick, Vermont.  The return of opera performance marks a full circle moment for Hardwick's historic Town Hall which was, in fact, built as an opera house in 1898. (more...)

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