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East West Players Presents POLITICS IN PLAY, a Bold New Pre-Election Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is proud to present Politics in Play, a series of staged play readings tackling the nation's current state of affairs, as part of a new initiative to showcase diverse, political voices in the theater. Politics in Play will commence with After Orlando: an international theatre action, in response to the Pulse Nightclub shooting, on October 17, 2016; Mike Daisey's The Trump Card (Diana Wyenn, Director) on October 23, 2016; and Christopher Chen's Mutt: Let's All Talk About Race! (Rodney To, Director) on November 1, 2016. (more...)

BWW Clip Show: THE REVOLUTIONISTS Will Not Be Televised, so Don't Miss It at Main Street
by Katricia Lang - Sep 30, 2016

The critically-acclaimed production of THE REVOLUTIONISTS at Main Street Theater closes this weekend. BroadwayWorld creates its own clip show for the play featuring production photos, review excerpts from BWW critic Brett Cullum, and a never-before-seen interview with playwright Lauren Gunderson. Take a look at the cast in action here or at Main Street before it's too late! (more...)

NYTW's NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM to Host Post-Show '...And Justice For All?' Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM, the first production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2016/17 Season, will host a post-performance discussion entitled "…And Justice for All?" on Sunday, October 2 following the 7pm performance with leaders from the faith-based, legal, political, social Justice, and artistic communities. (more...)

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Thursday, October 20, 2016
by - Sep 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Thursday, October 20, 2016! (more...)

SINBAD THE SAILOR Pantomime to Play Theatre Royal Stratford East This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the cast for the company's annual pantomime -  Sinbad the Sailor by Paul Sirett. (more...)

True Colors Theatre to Host PROOF Talk on Mental Health Stigma in African American Community
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

n's True Colors Theatre presents the first community conversation of its 2016-2017 season on combating the mental health stigma in the African American Community. The conversation reflects on themes in True Colors' season opening production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama "Proof," a play about mental illness and the family bond.  (more...)

Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble to Premier All-New Show, BRAZIL & BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble has commissioned renowned Afro-Brazilian choreographer Dandha de Hora to create an all-new dance based on Afro-Brazilian dance and music traditions. Her work, 'Our Roots,' will make its world-premiere as part of 'Brazil & Beyond,' Kulu Mele's 2016 annual home show.  (more...)

FOX to Offer Midnight Sneak Peeks of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Every Thursday, Beginning Tonight!
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Beginning tonight, FOX invites fans to watch a series of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW midnight streamings, exclusively on FOX NOW and HULU. (more...)

New World Range Record for the Kangoo ZE-H2, A Light Duty Electric Vehicle with a Range Extender by Symbio FCell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

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BWW Blog: Sarah Kleist - HEATHERS the (Feminist) Musical
by Guest Blogger: WPPAC's HEATHERS - Sep 29, 2016

In recent years, theatre has seen a resurgence of musicals that align with some of the ideals of third wave feminism; HEATHERS by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy is one of those musicals. I love this show for many reasons; the catchy music, not to mention the hilarious book-but what I love most about this show is its progressive representation of femininity and sexuality. In an era where Donald Trump is the Republican candidate, this show is extremely important.  (more...)

The Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Complete Lineup for Free Daily Talk Series
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the lineup for the fifth edition of free talk series NYFF Live during the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16). HBO® is the presenting sponsor of NYFF Live, which features actors, directors, writers, critics, and other industry insiders participating in daily evening discussions from October 1 – 14 in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. (more...)

Women's Issues Rank High with Playwright T.D. Mitchell
by Lauren Yarger - Sep 29, 2016

Mitchell's newest play, Queens for a Year, focuses on women in the military and opened the season at Hartford Stage. (more...)

Samuel Levi Jones To Be Represented By Galerie Lelong
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Galerie Lelong is proud to announce the representation of Chicago-based artist Samuel Levi Jones. Inspired by questions of authority, representation and recorded history, Jones has built a personal and poetic body of work centered around the deconstruction of institutional texts. Galerie Lelong will open its first solo exhibition with the artist on December 8, 2016. (more...)

ARMY OF ONE Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD & On Demand
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas, National Treasure) and Russell Brand (Get Him To The Greek), embark on one hell of a holy mission in the hilarious comedy ARMY OF ONE, the mostly true story of one man's quest to single- handedly capture Osama Bin Laden. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatrical Outfit Presents THURGOOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

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E! to Premiere Season 3 of Scandalous Scripted Drama THE ROYALS, 12/4
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Lionsgate and Universal Cable Productions roll out the red carpet once again as television's most fabulous and immoral royal family continue to reign supreme in E!'s delightfully addictive soap, THE ROYALS. (more...)

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Proudly Presents BOOK OF DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly kicks off its 2016-17 season with Pultizer Prize-winner Lanford Wilson's gripping drama BOOK OF DAYS. The American Theatre Critics Association Best Play winner will be directed by FSU/Asolo Conservatory Director Greg Leaming. Featuring the entire second-year Conservatory class, the production previews on Tuesday, November 1, with a special 'Pay What You Can Performance', officially opens Wednesday, November 2, and runs throughSunday, November 20 in the Cook Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Wonderbound Presents Inspired Circus Theme Production A GOTHIC FOLKTALE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

This October, A Gothic Folktale opens the 2016-2017 Wonderbound season with a fantastical circus straight from the mind of Artistic Director Garrett Ammon. Set to the hauntingly beautiful music of Jesse Manley and His Band and featuring the interactive illusions of Professor Phelyx, this original production will pull audiences into the curious world under the big-top. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Gets WORKING, November 1-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents WORKING based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book and featuring songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Wicked), and James Taylor running November 1-20.  Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Demetria Joyce Bailey, Philip Chaffin, Laura Giknis, Tamar Greene, Jenny Lee Stern, and Kevin Toniazzo-Naughton. (more...)

Series Premiere of CBS's BULL Increases to 20.5 Million Viewers with Live +7-Day Lift
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

With live plus 7-day lift, the series premiere of BULL increased to 20.5 million viewers, scoring premiere Tuesday's biggest 7-day viewer lift, according to Nielsen live plus 7-day ratings for Sept. 20. (more...)

Sneak Peek: Bravo's REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA Returns 11/6
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Bravo Media shakes up Sunday nights with a double dose of Atlanta attitude. 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' season nine premieres Sunday, November 6 at 8pm ET/PT with cast members Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Phaedra Parks, Porsha Williams, and Shereè Whitfield returning as a full-time housewife. (more...)

BWW Review: ELECTRA is Electrifying at Villanova Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Sep 28, 2016

Director David Cregan brings Frank McGuinness' adaptation of Sophocles' classic tragedy to electrifying life on the Villanova stage. Some things never change throughout history... (more...)

BWW Interview: Theater Latte Da RAGTIME's David L. Murray, Jr.
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Sep 28, 2016

Conflicts due to race, immigration and gender... you would think this turn-of-the-century story would seem like ancient history but instead it feels fresh and relevant as today's headlines. RAGTIME plays through Oct. 23 at Theater Latte Da and stars a new local actor, David L. Murray, Jr., whom we get to know in 6 Questions & a Plug. (more...)

Iggy Pop Life Class Opens November 4, 2016 at the Brooklyn Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

In Iggy Pop Life Class, Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller uses the traditional life-model drawing class to stage a performative event with Iggy Pop as model and subject. The resulting drawings, created by twenty-two participating artists, will be shown at the Brooklyn Museum from November 4, 2016, to March 26, 2017. Along with works depicting the male body selected from the Museum's historical collections, the exhibition examines shifting cultural representations of masculinity across history.   (more...)

SXSW Eco Announces Sixth Keynote and Full Conference Programming Slate
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

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Skirball Cultural Center Presents L.A. Debut of THE LOVE SONG OF R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER
by Movies News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Skirball Cultural Center presents the L.A. debut of the 'live documentary' The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller on Thursday, November 10, at 8:00 p.m. In a one-night-only engagement, taking place in an intimate 300-seat venue, the screening will feature Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green narrating the film in person while the acclaimed indie rock band Yo La Tengo performs their original score. Described by author and Harper's Magazine contributing editor Rebecca Solnit as 'a movie being born as you see it and hear it, as alive as music,' the documentary traces the career of twentieth-century futurist, architect, inventor, and author R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983), who experimented for fifty years to find out what a single person can do on behalf of humanity. (more...)

September Williams's CHASING MERCURY to Preview at LitCrawl San Francisco 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ September Williams, American physician-writer, bioethicist and filmmaker reads from Chasing Mercury at LitCrawl SF 2016. This General Fiction connects Eco-Romance to human rights and environmental Justice. Inspired by events leading to the 2013 Minamata Convention on Mercury, the book honors First Nation and journalists' leadership in ecological protection. Chasing Mercury is the first in a series of three novels. Williams' reading is part of an hour session, National Writers Union Takes On Social Justice, also featuring writers Lizette Wanzer, Henry Millstein and Sarah Kornfeld. One of the most anticipated literary nights of the year, Lit Crawl-SF attracts 10,000 people. (more...)

PACT Announces ALL IN: National Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative for Canada's Theatre Sector
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) is launching a major, highly collaborative program focused on increasing equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) throughout Canada's theatre sector - called All In: A National Equity, Diversity & Inclusive Initiative. (more...)

BWW TV: Get Ready to Time Warp with Brad, Janet & Riff Raff of FOX's THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2016

Ready to do the Time Warp again? THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW will air on October 20th on FOX, and earlier this week, some of the cast met with the New York press to chat about the upcoming event. Below, go inside BroadwayWorld's day with Victoria Justice,Ryan McCartan and Reeve Carney! (more...)

Art Museum Of The Americas Presents THE GREAT SWINDLE: WORKS BY SANTIAGO MONTOYA, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Organization of American States (OAS) AMA | Art Museum of the Americas in collaboration with the Halcyon Gallery, London present The Great Swindle: Works by Santiago Montoya, an exhibition curated by Jose Luis Falconi as part of AMA's temporary exhibitions program showcasing contemporary artists of OAS member countries. (more...)

BWW Review: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at the Norris Center - It Vas a Fun Night, Ya
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 27, 2016

When October hits and Halloween horror movies begin to flood late night TV, you can always count on at least one station somewhere airing Mel Brooks' 1974 classic comedy YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. But this year, the situation is a little different. With the recent passing of Gene Wilder, who stars in the title role and also co-wrote the film with Brooks, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN has been making many more appearances than usual in tribute to Wilder's uncommon genius. As a writer and actor, the film was some of his finest work and will continue to make audiences laugh for years to come. (more...)

Bond Street Theatre Tackles Injustice in Afghanistan through Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Bond Street Theatre (BST) is initiating a program to inform and engage communities in Afghanistan around legal rights and access to Justice through informative mobile theatre performances, media events, workshops, and other awareness-raising strategies that will include local police, Justice officials and religious leaders. BST has been conducting programs in Afghanistan since 2003  on human rights, conflict resolution, peacebuilding and voter education with US Institute of Peace support.   Efforts to build a consistent nationwide Justice system in Afghanistan have been hindered by the lack of accurate information about formal legal rights and processes versus customary Justice practices. Much of the country relies on traditional councils for dispute resolution with results that are often arbitrary, driven by personal relationships, discriminatory and with little consistency in sentencing. (more...)

Harlem Rep to Stage Jazzy THE WIZARD OF OZ for Young Audiences
by BroadwayWorld JR - Sep 27, 2016

Harlem Repertory Theatre will stage 'The Wizard of Oz,' co-produced by the Yip Harburg Foundation, for young (and young-at-heart) audiences October 8 to December 13 at Tato Laviera Theatre at Harlem Prep Elementary School, 240 East 123rd Street (at 3rd Ave.), Manhattan. (more...)

American Monarch Theatre Company to Open Inaugural Season with THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Easton's American Monarch Theatre Company (AMTC) will open its 2016-2017 inaugural season with the musical, The Last Five Years. Performances are October 15th at 8 p.m. and October 16th at 3 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Grand Eastonian Hotel in Easton, PA. Tickets are $20. (more...)

'Subway Series', Stravinsky & Harrison Festivals and More Set for Trinity's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

This season, Trinity Church Wall Street's music program continues to minister to New Yorkers through an unparalleled array of free, ambitious musical offerings. (more...)

Horse Head Theatre Co. Presents the Regional Premiere of THE JUDGMENT OF FOOLS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Absurdities abound in 2016, so this fall Horse Head invites you to blow off some steam, knock back a few and tell us what you really think. Hot on the heels of the close-quarters intensity of Lidless and following their award-winning immersive spectacle The Whale; or, Moby-Dick, Horse Head Theatre Co. is proud to announce the regional premiere of The Judgment of Fools by Houston's own Bernardo Cubria, directed by Philip Hays. The Judgment of Fools runs October 27 - November 12, 2016at REC Room, 100 Jackson Street, Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. with bonus late night performances Saturdays at 10 p.m. Pay-what-you-can previews are Tuesday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

eu-LISA Selects Accenture, Atos and Safran to Enhance EU Visa Information and Biometric Matching System
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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BWW Contest: Win a Table for Two at Natalie Douglas at Birdland 10/3
by BWW Contests - Sep 27, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving you and a friend a chance to go to Natalie Douglas' Return Birdland at Birdland Jazz Club Monday night! (October 3th, 2016 / 7PM). The winners will be comped a table for the event. There is a $10 food/drink minimum per person. (more...)

What to Know Before Filing for Bankruptcy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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Post-Play Discussions at Philadelphia Theatre Company Following RIZZO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company will host several special post-play discussions in connection with its staging of the Theatre Exile production of Rizzo by Bruce Graham, currently running through October 23 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets) - an American Playwrights in Context (APIC) discussion on September 30; a panel of political experts on October 4, a pro-football night on October 6 and a panel on Frank Rizzo's legacy on October 14. (more...)

Matrix Teen Theatre Members Proudly Premiere Results of their Playwriting Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Matrix Theatre Teen Company members spent the summer working with renowned playwright Noah Haidle to independently write original plays. The plays will be presented as readings at a two evening showcase, Writers' Blocks, Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, at 7:30 pm at Matrix Theatre Company. Matrix Theatre Company is located at 2730 Bagley in the heart of Detroit's Mexicantown. Ticket prices are $8 adults, $5 students and seniors. To order tickets, or for further information, go to www.matrixtheatre.org, or call 313 967 0599. Some content is suitable for adult audiences. (more...)

MTV to Bring Back TRL to Encourage Voter Registration, 9/27
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On National Voter Registration Day, MTV's classic franchise 'TRL' will return for one day only as 'Total Registration Live,' an empowering live special that will rally Millennials to register to vote. (more...)

Oracle Receives Department of Justice Clearance to Buy NetSuite
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Raises Record-Setting $782,081 for BC/EFA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

A stunning fall day set the perfect stage September 30, 2016, as Broadway fans searched for endless theatre treasures and once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, which raised a record $782,081 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, STRICTLY BALLROOM, MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS and More Set for Mirvish Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

David Mirvish has announced the 17 shows in the 2016 - 2017 Mirvish Theatre Season.  There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series, and seven bonus shows not on subscription. (more...)

John Singer Sargent Programs to Feature Tessa Murdoch, Kathleen Gilje & More at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

In conjunction with its new exhibition, John Singer Sargent's Mrs. Carl Meyer and Her Children, the Jewish Museum will present a series of public programs, including a lecture by scholar Tessa Murdoch, great-granddaughter of Adele Meyer, subject of Sargent's bravura painting, on January 26; and a conversation with exhibition co-curator Norman Kleeblatt and artist Kathleen Gilje on October 27.  (more...)

West Coast Premiere of John Grisham's Gripping Drama A TIME TO KILL Opens This Fall at Theatre 68's New Home
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 are proud to present the West Coast premiere of "A TIME TO KILL" - Based on the Bestseller by John Grisham and adapted for the stage by Rupert Holmes.  (more...)

WNBA Star Chamique Holdsclaw & More to Attend Mental Health Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On October 1, 2016, the 12th annual NYC Mental Health Film Festival (#MHFF2016) will present a day of inspiring films about life with mental health concerns (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Thursday, September 29, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on Thursday, September 29, 2016! (more...)

Ben & Jerry's Scoops up National Voter Registration Day with Greyston Bakery
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Ben & Jerry's believes that voting gives everyone a taste of empowerment. For National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) on September 27 th, Ben & Jerry's will be scooping up Empower Mint, its new ice cream flavor with a purpose, and registering voters with Greyston Bakery of Yonkers, New York. (more...)

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