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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...)

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...)

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...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of FOX's THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW!
by Walter McBride - Sep 26, 2016

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

John Atkins and Paul Evans Pens A CHILD IN THE NAVY A MAN BETRAYED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On May 6, 2014, news.com.au reported the case of John Atkins, who was raped and tortured after he joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1951 when he was 13-years-old, an ordeal he stated that later adversely affected his life and his marriages. More than one year after the news broke, he publishes his memoir that tells the true story of 'A Child in the Navy a Man Betrayed' (published by Xlibris AU). (more...)

Nadia Fabian Pens 'The World Will Not End With a Bang But a Wimper - The Miraculous Story of the Americans'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

'The World Will Not End With a Bang But a Wimper - The Miraculous Story of the Americans': a perceptive parody of the U.S. Constitution to the human body, mind, and spirit. 'The World Will Not End With a Bang But a Wimper - The Miraculous Story of the Americans' is the creation of published author, Nadia Fabian, stroke survivor and spiritual messenger. (more...)

Leading Online Schools Lauded by 10 Best Trade
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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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...)

Today's the Day! Your Complete Guide to the Broadway Flea Market!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district today for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Want to plan your route in advance? Scroll down for this year's map, plus close-ups of each zone and a list of participants! (more...)

Photo Coverage: BC/EFA Flea Market 2016 Celebrity Autograph Table
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 25, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike flocked to New York City's famed theatre district Sunday for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.The biggest day of the year for Broadway fans celebrated all things theatre with offerings of unique Broadway treasures, unforgettable theatrical experiences and more than 70 stars. BroadwayWorld.com was on hand for the day and captured all of the celebrities as they signed autographs in the BC/EFA photo booth. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Perp Walk' Episode of NOTORIOUS on ABC
by - Sep 23, 2016

On the next episode of ABC's NOTORIOUS titled "The Perp Walk", as Sarah’s funeral approaches, Jake’s feelings may be clouding his ability to defend and protect an out-of-control Oscar from the press. (more...)

Penumbra Theatre Launches 'Precinct 8 Pride' Campaign to Amp Up Voter Participation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

This fall Penumbra will pilot a civic engagement campaign called 'Precinct 8 Pride' to support voter participation in this year's election process. (more...)

BWW Interview: Get Ready to Rock! ROCK OF AGES Debuts at Apollo Civic Theater
by Johnna Leary - Sep 23, 2016

'Don't Stop Believin' ' and get ready to rock this weekend as the area premiere of Rock of Ages debuts at the Apollo Civic Theater! (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Thursday, September 29, 2016
by - Sep 23, 2016

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

MTV's TEEN WOLF Set for New York Comic Con This October
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

MTV announced today that TEEN WOLF will return to New York Comic Con one last time, as the countdown to the final season continues. (more...)

Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Natalie Douglas and More Coming Up This Fall at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for October 3-9, featuring the Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Natalie Douglas, Barbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Javier Munoz, Mandy Gonzalez, Will Chase, Ben Vereen and More Join Sunday's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district this Sunday, September 25, 2016, for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Shailene Woodley to be Honored at EMA Awards, Nominations Announced
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Environmental Media Association (EMA) will honor actress and activist Shailene Woodley with the Female EMA Futures Award at the 26th Annual EMA Awards on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, Calif., presented by Toyota & Lexus and Calvert Investments, EMA announced today. (more...)

BWW Exclusive Pic! Annaleigh Ashford in ROCKY HORROR Plus New Images from the Show!
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

BWW has an exclusive new pic of Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford in the role of Columbia, the castle's feisty live-in groupie, in the two-hour television event THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, airing October 20th on FOX. (more...)

ICA Miami Announces New Art + Research Center to Explore Social and Environmental Issues
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) announced today the launch of its Art + Research Center (A+RC), the museum's new research department and educational initiative dedicated to exploring topical social and environmental issues in relation to contemporary art. The A+RC's program will feature application-based, graduate-level workshops and public presentations by leading thinkers and theorists in the humanities and social sciences, exploring themes such as climate change and social Justice that impact the conditions from which contemporary art emerges. (more...)

WNO Presents THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, 9/22-10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2016-2017 season with a new-to-Washington staging of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's masterpiece of romantic comedy-The Marriage of Figaro, September 22-October 2, 2016, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. One of opera's most enduring and beloved classics, The Marriage of Figaro tells an upstairs/downstairs story of love, lust, seduction, infidelity, and ultimately, forgiveness, all set to some of the most sublime and memorable music ever written. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes Alive at Saenger
by Tara Bennett - Sep 22, 2016

The Saenger Theatre kicked off its 2016 Broadway in New Orleans season with the classic musical "THE SOUND OF MUSIC," this week, and after the opening performance, Canal Street was just as alive as Maria's beloved hills as patrons sang songs from the musical on their way home. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, October 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS on Friday, October 14, 2016! (more...)

BALL: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO MY LOST TESTICLE to Tackle Cancer with Humor in Duluth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

???????Twin Cities actor and playwright Max Wojtanowicz will tour his highly-acclaimed original musical Ball: A Musical Tribute To My Lost Testicle to the Underground Theatre in Duluth, MN. (more...)

Brooklyn Arts Exchange to Present SUBMERGE 2016: WILL YOU? This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange presents A Helix Queer Performance Network Event: SUBMERGE 2016: will you? curated by Naimonu James, November 6 - 13, 2016. Tickets: $16, $10, $5 (pay what you will). (more...)

BWW Review: BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) Sounds a Call for Justice and Healing at Theatre Alliance
by Derek Schwabe - Sep 22, 2016

'He was not.' A grieving grandmother repeatedly belts that powerful phrase across the audience from the opening scene of 'Brownsville Song (b-side for tray)'-an emphatic repudiation of the 10 second newsflash that has gutted the soul out of her dead grandson, Tray (Sideeq Heard). Another young, black life cut short on the jagged streets of Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood--same old story that flashes across TV screens and dots the local section of newspapers every day. But he, she insists, was not. Was not what? The phrase is never fully finished, but as 'Brownsville Song' plays on, you find yourself wondering less about what Tray wasn't, and reveling more in what he was. (more...)

BWW Review: Spotlight Players of Canton Offers a Compelling and Passionate Production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC Thru Sep 25
by Anton Anderssen - Sep 22, 2016

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The Theatre Company of University of Detroit Mercy Opens 2016-17 Season With ALABAMA STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The 46th season of The Theatre Company of the University of Detroit Mercy will launch Sept. 22-Oct. 9, 2016, with the Michigan premiere of Kenneth Jones' fact-inspired drama Alabama Story, a play with unique ties to The Motor City.  (more...)

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