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by Barry Lenny - Feb 19, 2017

Sexy music with class in a martini glass, shaken not stirred. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/19/2017
by BWW - Feb 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/19/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): Hunter Martin and Robyn Smith
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 18, 2017

Today, cast members Hunter Martin and Robyn Smith talk about their own journeys to a life in the theater, revealing details about themselves and their process and offering some suggestions for why you need to come see the show, which runs through February 26 in the Shamblin Theatre on the Lipscomb campus. (more...)

BWW Review: Strong CP Cast Unleashes Newfound Power of RAGTIME
by Perry Tannenbaum - Feb 17, 2017

The current CPCC Theatre production of RAGTIME THE MUSICAL is not only timely, but thanks to one of the best casts ever assembled on the Halton Theater stage, it's also newly powerful. (more...)

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Aasif Mandvi, Marisa Tomei and More Set for THE PEOPLE SPEAK at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

BAM presents two stimulating evenings of history and ideas in March that focus on traditionally marginalized voices. (more...)

2017 PEN World Voices Festival Announces Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The thirteenth annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature will focus its lens on today's fractious relationship between gender and power. Taking place in New York City, May 1-7, 2017, the weeklong Festival will use literature and the arts to address how gender both enables and impairs full participation in politics and society. (more...)

New Romantic Thriller SEX, DRUGS AND A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Tough detective Gus MacFadyan, hates drugs, is straight-laced and is happily married (he thinks), with two children. He is shocked when his wife announces she wants them to take part in an experiment, proposed by a marriage counselor supposedly to alleviate marriage boredom, which involves partner sharing. When he meets the beautiful therapist, he rethinks his attitude. Things get messy when he discovers the identity of a drug dealing king pin he is chasing down, and violent murder is plotted. The story combines a romantic twist, a look at marriage attitudes and police crime drama. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf for Young Adults' MONSTER World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) brings a gripping world premiere adaptation of Walter Dean Myers' award-winning novel, Monster to the Steppenwolf stage. Adapted by Aaron Carter and directed by SYA Artistic Director Hallie Gordon, the show tells the story of Steve Harmon, an African American teenager and aspiring filmmaker who is on trial for felony murder. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Actor Bill Pullman to Deliver Commencement Address at Warren Wilson College
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Celebrity sightings in Asheville are nothing new. The world's top actors, musicians and leaders have helped make “the land of the sky” a well-known tourist destination. An oft-understated feature of the city is its reputation as a mecca for higher learning. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/17; SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, Lippa's New SNOOPY in Austin and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, THE GREAT GATSBY in ORLANDO, Andrew Lippa's THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 2/20 - 3/3 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 2/20 - 3/3, airing on NBC (more...)

HAPPY HOUR Panels Set for MX'D MESSAGES Festival at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

New York Live Arts' 2017 Live Ideas festival Mx'd Messages presents HAPPY HOUR, a series of panel discussions that address the festival's core curatorial message: to imagine a world without binaries across gender, race, politics and theology. (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - Meet the Cast of THE NETHER
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Feb 17, 2017

It's that time of the semester! The first week of March transports the Bucknall theater at the University of New Haven to Jennifer Haley's cyber world of The Nether. I was lucky enough to get an exclusive first look and talk to the cast about what the process has been like and what you can expect when you come to see the show. Let's find out what they have to say. Shall we? (more...)

Music-Theatre Documentary Work AMERICAN MILL NO. 2 Set for A.R.T./NY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Pioneers Go East Collective will present the World Premiere of American Mill No. 2, a new music-theatre and documentary work written and directed by Gian Marco Lo Forte, with music by Kamala Sankaram, and choreography by Maura Nguyen Donohue. (more...)

Art, History and Humanity Align in THE GUARD at City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Art, history, and humanity align in City Theatre's upcoming production of The Guard by Jessica Dickey. Directed by Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, the play will run March 11-April 2 on the Main Stage, continuing the 2016-17 season of new plays. (more...)

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Benefit to Honor Artist and Activist Spencer Cox
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On Monday, February 20th at 8 pm at The Pershing Square Signature Center in New York City, Bennington College, in association with The 24 Hour Plays, will present The 24 Hour Plays: A Bennington Tribute to Spencer Cox. (more...)

Announcing the 2017 Tilt Kids Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the second annual Tilt Kids Festival. With five world premieres and four U.S. debuts, the multidisciplinary festival presents adventurous and playful new work for families from artists spanning the globe. The Festival takes place March 4 through April 16 at venues throughout New York City. Tickets are on sale (more...)

Tom Gold Dance To Premiere OASIS And SERVED At John Jay College
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Tom Gold Dance presents its sixth annual New York City season, Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a program of three works from Tom Gold Dance Founder and Director Tom Gold, including the Company premieres of Gold's Oasis and Served. (more...)

FROM THE MOUTHS OF MONSTERS Premiere to Put Teenage Twist on Frankenstein at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents From the Mouths of Monsters, a contemporary, highly theatrical world premiere commission that plunges audiences headfirst into the complex world of adolescence, where speaking out can have astounding consequences. (more...)

Amy Adams, Emma Stone & More to Present at 89th OSCARS on ABC
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced the third slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

CUSTODY to Run at Ovalhouse Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Another young black man dies in police custody. Apparently no-one is to blame. In 2017 how can that be so? (more...)

Serena Williams And Muhammad Ali To Receive Jesse Owens Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The International Athletic Association (IAA) today announced that iconic tennis star Serena Williams and legendary boxer Muhammad Ali are the recipients of the esteemed 2017 Jesse Owens Awards. The prestigious awards recognize sports legends who exemplify the ideals embodied by Olympian and humanitarian Jesse Owens: integrity, perseverance and service. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Theater To Go's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Theater To Go will present Harper Lee's classic TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. This most loved novel comes to life on the Kelsey Theatre stage March 17-26, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Lebanon Community Theatre to Present Literary Classic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Lebanon Community Theatre will continue its 2017 season with the stage adaptation of an American literary classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, adapted by Christopher Sergel from Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Directed by Heidi Freeland-Trail, performances are scheduled for March 2-5 and March 9-12 at the theatre on Maple Street and Theatre Drive in Lebanon. (more...)

'Poet to the Poor' is Now Available as an Audiobook
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

In 'Poet to the Poor' Kaniecki defies both the politics of the day and the modern style of poetry. His poems are written in a wide variety of styles, and rhyming is prominent. Passion and purpose abounds in these words. With over forty of the poems previously published, this work constitutes Kaniecki's best, including the award-winning poem 'Tea with Joe Hill.' This collection is now available in audiobook format for just $6.08, with narration by Rob Saladino. Listen while driving in the car, out for a jog, or any time you need to hear the inspiring words of a poet. 'Poet to the Poor' can even be purchased for free with the start of a free trial on Audible. If you want something to inspire you to change the world, this book is a must. Take a journey into the lives of the bottom one percent. 'Poet to the Poor' is also available as an eBook ($1.99) or paperback ($12.00). Please contact Kristi at to request review copies or to receive exclusive author interviews, notice of new releases, and cover reveals. Dreaming Big Publications is a publishing company on a mission to reach more people on a global level by publishing books that educate and advocate for mental health and social Justice issues. Our main focus is nonfiction - self-help, memoirs, and books written for professional mental health providers - but we publish fiction as well and enjoy anything that is a good, fun read, including fantasy and sci-fi. (more...)

Friends, Family & Colleagues of Famed Civil Rights Attorney Set for KUNSTLER Talk Backs Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

59E59 Theaters has announced that a series of post-show talk backs following select performances of Jeffrey Sweet's KUNSTLER, directed by Meagen Fay and starring Jeff McCarthy with Nambi E. Kelley, have been scheduled for Tuesday, February 28 & March 7 and Thursday, March 2 & March 9. (more...)

BWW Interview: Composer and Lyricist Robert J Sherman Talks BUMBLESCRATCH
by Marianka Swain - Feb 16, 2017

Composer and lyricist Robert J Sherman's work includes musicals Love Birds and Bumblescratch. The latter, set during the Great Plague and Great Fire of London and told from a perspective of a plague rat, received a gala concert presentation last year at the Adelphi Theatre starring Darren Day, Jessica Martin and Michael Xavier. The cast recording is now available on CD from SimG Records. (more...)

KVPAC's Encore Players Are Going To State!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center (KVPAC) Encore Players, Katy's award winning community theatre, won the Biennial Quad IV Southeast Texas competition at the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT).  KVPAC is competing with the one act play, Answers, by Tom Topor and will be in Lewisville for Texas AACTFest 2017 for the State competition March 15 - 18. (more...)

THURGOOD Returns to Illusion Theater Following Minnesota Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Following a well-received tour around Minnesota, the powerful one-man play, Thurgood, revisits the Twin Cities from March 9-19 at the Illusion Theater, located on the eighth floor of the Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Ave. in downtown Minneapolis. (more...)

JAMES FRANCO AND ME Returns to Epic Theatre Comapny
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

'James Franco and Me.' Written by Epic Artistic Director Kevin Broccoli, 'James Franco and Me' is about one long night in a hospital room as Kevin waits patiently to see if his father will live through the night. Keeping him company is Academy Award nominee and all-around wunderatist, James Franco. Can the two of them make it to the morning without losing their minds? (more...)

A New Documentary Tells The Story Of The Only Issue Presidents Obama And Trump Agree On: Venezuela's Political Prisoner, Leopoldo L'pez Should Be Freed
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017


BWW Review: RENT, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 15, 2017

Inspired by Puccini's classic opera La boheme, RENT features unforgettable music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson including the much-loved songs Seasons of Love, Take Me or Leave Me and La Vie Boheme. Winner of four Tony® Awards, six Drama Desk Awards and the hugely prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it ran on Broadway for an astonishing 12 years. (more...)

CoHo Productions Presents PLAYHOUSE CREATURES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

What does it take to be (or not to be) a woman in the theatre? Playhouse Creatures shamelessly reveals their historic struggle to survive and thrive on stage and behind the scenes. (more...)

Durham's Bartlett Theater to Present CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Bartlett Theater announces complete casting today for CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY by Lynn Nottage. Directed by Karen Dacons-Brock, CRUMBS begins performances on Friday, March 3rd. (more...)

C. Nicole Mason to Speak at Brooklyn Community Services' Youth Action Summit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Critical issues facing at-risk youth in Brooklyn's low-income neighborhoods will be examined at Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Youth Action Summit: Voices for the Future of Brooklyn, a panel discussion and youth action resource hub. (more...)

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' to Bring 1930s Jazz Club Alive at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Experience 1940s Harlem in the Tony Award-winning buoyant musical Ain't Misbehavin' at Syracuse Stage. (more...)

Metropolitan Room Presents SONGS FOR JUSTICE to Benefit ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Presented by The Metropolitan Room and Suzanne Dressler, SONGS FOR Justice will feature the talents of over a dozen performers, all gathering to show their support for The American Civil Liberties Union. (more...)

First Look - Trayvon Martin's Parents Celebrate His Life & Fight For Justice on THE REAL
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The hosts welcome Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Trayvon Martin and authors of Rest in Power, who discuss their late son and the positive changes they have struggled to make to celebrate his life. (more...)

Ben & Jerry's New 2017 Pints Dig Deep into Indulgence
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

BURLINGTON, Vt., Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Ben & Jerry's fans looking for the latest in daring flavors will be delighted to discover six new tasty treats developed by the company's outrageous Flavor Gurus. Whether dairy-less or dairy-full, these new, incredibly indulgent ice cream and Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert flavors are full of the chunks and swirls fans have come to expect. The new lineup includes three traditional ice cream pint flavors and three Vegan Certified, Non-Dairy flavors made with almond milk. (more...)

Milagro presents the Northwest Premier of LYDIA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Milagro presents the 2008 Henry Award winner for Outstanding New Play, Lydia. Set in the 1970s on the Texas border separating the United States and Mexico, Lydia is an intense, lyrical and magical story. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Extends Bay Area Premiere of LENI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Due to popular pre-sale demand, Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional two weeks of performances for the Bay Area Premiere of Sarah Greenman's wildly creative biographical play, LENI. Jon Tracy (The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Breakfast With Mugabe) directs this multi-media play, called "a thought-provoking tour through the world of Nazi propagandist Leni Riefenstahl" by Seattle Weekly. Featuring Stacy Ross (Gidion's Knot, Wilder Times) and Martha Brigham (The How and The Why).  (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Delights at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Cillea Houghton - Feb 15, 2017

It's not often that adaptions of beloved classics can do Justice to the original, but that is precisely what the latest installment of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by Jack O'Brien, has accomplished. The current U.S. tour made a stop at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall on Tues., Feb. 14 for the opening night in Nashville - and it did not disappoint.  (more...)

The Actors' Gang & present LYRICS FROM LOCKDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Actors' Gang today announced a series of post-show talkbacks following the remaining performances of Lyrics From Lockdown, written and performed by Bryonn Bain and directed by Gina Belafonte, which is currently performing through Saturday, February 25, 2017 as part of The Actors' Gang Season of Justice at The Actors' Gang Theatre, 9070 Venice Blvd. in Culver City.    (more...)

by Guest Blogger: Ofelia Adame - Feb 15, 2017


Court Theatre Presents Tom Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problemruns March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago.  (more...)

Panzura Introduces New Freedom Product Line
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017


TRIPLE THREAT Returns to Triple Door Mainstage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

TRIPLE THREAT w/ Kimball Allen, the 90-minute Seattle variety talk show, is coming back to the Triple Door mainstage on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, for another all-star lineup of performances including: (more...)

Rave-Era Play REPETITIVE BEATS Headed to Vault Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Repetitive Beats, a play set during the rave era, opens in 15 days at Vault Festival. (more...)

Urbano Project Announces Bilingual Music, Art and Activism Series at Libreria Donceles
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Urbano Project has announced a series of bilingual salon-like gatherings to be held at Libreria Donceles, a participatory art installation and meeting place for the community. (more...)

Alice Waters to Inaugurate Lecture Series at Folsom Lake College 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Alice Waters is a chef, author, food activist, and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California. She has been a champion of local sustainable agriculture for over four decades; she will be the inaugural speaker for the Folsom Lake College Speakers Series. The lecture will be moderated by Marcus Crowder of the Sacramento Bee.  (more...)

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