Ovalhouse Announces Powerful Autumn/Winter Season 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Ovalhouse offers a walk on the wilder side as they invite you to share their new season with a dark autumnal edge, continuing to demonstrate their passion for discovering and supporting imaginative and innovative voices. (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...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Black Violin: The UNITY Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its 2016-17 season on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8pm with the return of three-time Amateur Night at the Apollo winners Black Violin. (more...)

LENNON THROUGH A GLASS ONION Celebrates 25 Years with a Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

It's been 25 years since John Waters and Stewart D'Arrietta first performed LENNON – LOOKING THROUGH A GLASS ONION on the small stage at Sydney's Tilbury Hotel.   Little did they know that over an inspiring 25-year journey they would perform the show in New York and London, leaving their mark on audiences around the world.Lennon – The show will return to Sydney for a limited season in January 2017 to celebrate this major milestone of 25 years on the road with Lennon –Through A Glass Onion. (more...)

NEW YORK MADNESS to Play The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present the October installment of New York Madness on Sunday, October 30 at 8pm with guest playwrights Dennis A. Allen II (Won the 2010 Sam French Festival for The Mud is Thicker in Mississippi; Recipient of Atlantic Theater Company's inaugural 2014-15 Launch Commission), Maggie Bofill (Drawn and Quartered at INTAR, NY Times Critics Pick; Winners at EST, 2015), Nat Cassidy (2009 NYIT Award forThe Reckoning of Kit & Little Boots; 2011 NYIT Award for Outstanding Solo Performance), Shaun B. Fauntleroy (#SPEAKUP: The Street Harassment Plays with Flux Theatre Ensemble), Gina Femia (semi-finalist The O'Neill and The Princess Grace Award for Super, or, How Clark Graves Learned to Fly; Mahogany Brown and the Case of the Disappearing Kid at The Brick; Five-Sided Triangle at Dixon Place), Julienne Hairston (Ababuo and#Hashtag with Project Y; Coal Run Road in The 2015 Fire This Time Festival), Judith Leora (The Cookie Fight with Bristol Valley Theatre; Gideon with Ego Actus), Nilsa Reyna (founding Artistic Director of Chicago's Fusion Theatre; Legends of Texas with Lonestar Theatre), and Deborah Yarchun(Honorable Mention on The Kilroy's List for The Aleph Complex; EST/Sloan Commission for Tectonic Melange). (more...)

Photo Exclusive: Cirque Eloize Brings Urban Feats to London with iD
by Roy Tan - Sep 22, 2016

Canadian contemporary circus crew Cirque Eloize blasts back into the West End with the smash-hit iD, a show high on daring stunts, theatricality, dazzling acrobatics and fun. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the performers in action below! (more...)

Geffen/UMe to Release Blink-182 Limited Edition Seven-Album Vinyl Box Set 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Geffen/UMe will bring Blink-182's entire Universal catalog together for the first time as a limited edition vinyl box set on October 7. (more...)

BWW Looks Closer at TRADE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and SEE ME NOW at the Young Vic
by Liz Cearns - Sep 22, 2016

Genesis Future Directors Award recipient Bryony Shanahan directs trade, Debbie Tucker Green's sharp examination of our transactional world. See Me Now is a new show created and performed by those who have been, or currently are sex workers. (more...)

Royal Court Announces Casting for THE CHILDREN by Lucy Kirkwood
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Francesca Annis, Ron Cook and Deborah Findlay have been cast in Lucy Kirkwood's new play The Children which runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs 17 November 2016 - 14 January 2017 with Press Night on Thursday 24 November. Directed by James Macdonald. With design by Miriam Buether and lighting design by Peter Mumford. "At our time of life, we simply cannot deal with this shit."  (more...)

Creative Cauldron to Present Cult Hit RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Creative Cauldron presents the regional premiere of award-winning cult-hit Ruthless! The Musical, with book and lyrics by Joel Paley, music by Marvin Laird, and direction by Creative Cauldron Artistic Associate Matt Conner. (more...)

Pop Singer Songwriter Katie Costello 'From the Vault' EP Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

REBEL POP singer/songwriter, Katie Costello is releasing her new EP, 'From the Vault'. The music video for the first single, 'A Beautiful Mystery' is being released with the EP. (more...)

BWW Review: Roundhouse & Olney's ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES an Artistic and Historic Triumph
by Andrew White - Sep 15, 2016

Angels in America:  Millennium Approaches is not just a national treasure, it is a glimpse of history in the making; it is a then-marginalized community seizing the stage, demanding attention, and beginning the long process of changing hearts and minds across the country.  To watch the Kaleidoscope of characters, brilliantly portrayed here by some of Washington DC's finest actors, can be incredibly moving.  Not just for the performances themselves, which are memorable indeed, but for how those performances remind us of the changes this play made possible. (more...)

Photo Flash: Look Inside the Home of DAUGHTERS OF TROY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Daughters of Troy was granted a week long residency on Governors Island in New York through Barton Booth's MAKE ROOM initiative. The residency featured free presentations of the theatrical work-in-progress along with an exhibition of artwork inspired by the women of the Trojan War. (more...)

IF/THEN's Anthony Rapp to Attend Reeling Film Festival in Chicago
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Chicago Filmmakers and Showtime Networks have announced that Broadway legend Anthony Rapp, from the original casts of Rent and If/Then, will attend the 34th edition of Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. (more...)

SKIN A CAT to Open The Bunker's Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Isley Lynn's Skin a Cat transfers to The Bunker following its sell-out award-winning run at the VAULT Festival. (more...)

Sara Bareilles to Perform 'Broadway for Orlando' Song on NBC's 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Tony nominee Sara Bareilles will perform on NBC's annual MACY'S 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR, airing on NBC on Monday, July 4 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) with an hour long encore presentation at 10 p.m.  (more...)

Writers Theatre Extends Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces a one-week extension to Company, featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. The production is directed by William Brown. Company features original orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, Orchestral Reductions by Ian Weinberger, music direction by Tom Vendafreddo and choreography by Brock Clawson. The show, originally slated to run through July 31, 2016, will add an additional week, through August 7, in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces Record-Breaking Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Meredith (Max) Hodges announce the success of the 2015-2016 season, which enjoyed the highest attendance in more than a decade and the most ticket revenue in Boston Ballet's 53-year history. At $13.8 million net, it is the best box office year by a margin of $1.4 million. With fuller houses, the organization also hit a best-ever milestone in capacity sold at 75 percent and a record number of 33 sold out shows (35 percent of this season's performances). An especially mission-critical achievement, the two mixed repertory programs, entitled Kaleidoscope and Mirrors, saw record-breaking revenue and high attendance. Both programs finished in the top five for attendance of mixed repertory programs. Mirrors is the highest-grossing mixed repertory program in Boston Ballet's history. (more...)

InterAct Theatre Company Adds YOU FOR ME FOR YOU to 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

InterAct Theatre Company is proud to announce that they will round out the 2016/17 season with the fantastical YOU FOR ME FOR YOU by Mia Chung. This deeply imaginative work perfectly complements the other three shows that InterAct has programmed for the first full season in its new home at The Drake in Center City. There are also several updates to their previously announced productions. (more...)

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Performs 'What the World Needs Now' on NBC 4th OF JULY Special
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Tony nominee Sara Bareilles performed the Broadway for Orlando song 'What the World Needs Now Is Love' on NBC's annual MACY'S 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR. (more...)

The Kaleidoscope Theater to Present PEOPLE: AN EVENING INSPIRED BY THE MUSIC OF BARBRA STREISAND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

For a limited three-performance engagement, The Kaleidoscope Theater presents PEOPLE: An Evening Inspired by the Music of Barbra Streisand.  (more...)

STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL - Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The full cast has been announced for STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, with an international company coming together ahead of the first UK staging of the musical, which is to premiere onWednesday 30 November at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds. (PressNight: Tuesday 6 December at 7.30pm). (more...)

Dia de los Muertos Celebrations Coming to Segerstrom Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will celebrate Mexico's revered Dia de los Muertos with performances by Perla Batalla, La Santa Cecilia, Pacifico Dance and Quetzal on November 2, 2016 in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall starting at 7:30 p.m. Four performances will take place in a single concert: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Perla Batalla, LA bands La Santa Cecilia and Quetzal and Pacifico Dance Company. (more...)

RUTHLESS!, KALEIDOSCOPE and More Slated for Creative Cauldron's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The 2016-17 Season will mark Creative Cauldron's eighth year producing and presenting live theater and music at ArtSpace Falls Church. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Pens Letter to Community After Racist Incidents
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival released the following letter to OSF patrons today, July 26, following two racially charged incidents involving company members. Read the statement in full below! (more...)

Peace Garden Trail Offers Variety and Artistry of Flowers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

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July 17th Ticket Discount for BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL at The Kaleidoscope Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2016

Use the code TKTBB717 to receive Buy-One-Get-One-Free tickets for the 7/17 5:00 p.m. performance of BAT BOY! (more...)

Print Room at The Coronet Announces Autumn 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Artistic Director Anda Winters today announces Print Room at the Coronet's forthcoming season running through until December 2016. The season opens with Tennessee Williams' A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, directed by Michael Oakley. The production opens in the main theatre space on 15 September, with previews from 12 September, and runs until 7 October. (more...)

Jinkx Monsoon, Courtney Act & Judy Gold Coming to Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

While Provincetown's Art House has become known as the East Coast's hot spot for Broadway's biggest musical stars (think Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, all of whom are headlining there this summer), the venue has an equally long and famous (or infamous as the case may intentionally be) reputation as the right coast's breeding ground for cutting-edge comedy. (more...)

Cast Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2016 in 10th Season at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

59E59 Theaters and Throughline Artists have announced casting for SUMMER SHORTS 2016, now in its 10th season of celebrating summer and the short form. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 7/3/2016 - 7/10/2016
by BWW - Jul 10, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 7/3/2016 - 7/10/2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Spectacular EVITA Takes MSMT Stage by Storm
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jul 1, 2016

Twenty-five years after it was last presented at the Pickard Theater, Andrew Lloyd-Webber/Tim Rice's masterpiece has returned in triumph to Maine State Music Theatre in a stunning new production directed and choreographed by Marc Robin. Boasting the largest cast in the company's history (46), this Evita is gripping and epic, at the same time that it is touchingly intimate and magnificently detailed. The size of the endeavor is both literal and figurative, for MSMT's Evita succeeds not only in its grand sweep, but also in the magnitude of its intangible assets - unsparing honesty, intensity, and emotional depth. (more...)

David Robertson and the Sydney Symphony Announce 2017 Season - Pianist Martha Argerich Makes Australian Debut, Swiss Conductor Charles Dutoit to Appear and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Chief Conductor and artistic director david Robertson are excited to announce their 2017 season, with offerings for every concert-goer, from classical music a cionados to lovers of new australian music and those looking forward to their first orchestral experience. (more...)

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco Announces New Events for 2016–2017 Arts & Ideas Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Today, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced new events for their 2016-2017 Arts & Ideas series, featuring dynamic conversations with thought-provoking leaders, acclaimed authors and entertainers, as well as performances from locally and internationally recognized artists. The lineup will continue to expand as new events are announced throughout the series. (more...)

DAUGHTERS OF TROY to Mix Theatre and Visual Art on Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Daughters of Troy was granted a week long residency on Governors Island in New York through Barton Booth's MAKE ROOM initiative. (more...)

The Old Vic Community Company's Play RISE in Collaboration with Flying Object Creates London Calling
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

This August The Old Vic Community Company is collaborating with Flying Object to create a technology-led interactive experience in response to The Old Vic Community Company's 2016 play, RISE. (more...)

TUTS Announces Week-Long Hold Over of 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, Theatre Under the Stars' (TUTS) acclaimed productions of Disney's Beauty and the Beast & West Side Story will extend their runs by one week. These seven newly added performances will see the shows run at Stanley Park's picturesque Malkin Bowl (on alternating evenings) through to August 27, 2016. (more...)

Utopia Opera to Stage Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

?On September 9 at 8pm, September 10 at 3pm and 8pm, and September 11 at 3pm and 8pm, Utopia Opera presents ASSASSINS (music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.) in a fully-staged production performed with an 13-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). (more...)

Brand New London Theatre The Bunker To Open in Southwark
by Marianka Swain - Aug 30, 2016

A brand new theatre, named The Bunker, is opening in a former underground car park in Southwark Street and is set to be the capital's newest contemporary Off-West End venue.  Behind this exciting venture are emerging creatives Joel Fisher and Joshua McTaggart. (more...)

BWW Review: THE 39 STEPS Takes On A New Comic Look
by Barry Lenny - Aug 25, 2016

Director, Jon Halpin, has found a talented cast who push themselves to the limits. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Announces Fall 2016 Family Programs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Jewish Museum launches its fall 2016 season of family programs in September with a lively array of concerts, art workshops, and more.  The line-up includes Sunday concerts by The FunkeyMonkeys on September 25, Josh and the Jamtones on October 9, Gustafer Yellowgold on October 16, Alex & the Kaleidoscope on November 20, and Oran Etkin on December 25.  Also on the schedule are: the annual Hanukkah Family Day on December 18; holiday and vacation week drop-in art workshops October 20 and 21 and December 26, 27, 29 & 30; and family art activities every Sunday starting September 11. (more...)

Tapman Productions Presents the World Premiere of THRUST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

Tapman Productions and Artistic Director Tristan Bruns are proud to announce the first show in their 2016 - 2017 season, THRUST!, August 19 - 28, at Stage 773, Thrust Theatre, 1225 W Belmont Ave. The performance schedule is Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Opening night is Friday, August 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets to THRUST! are $20 and go on sale June 1 at the Stage 773 box office, www.stage773.com or by calling 773.327.5252. For more information on Tapman Productions visit TapmanProductions.com. (more...)

Donna McKechnie Signs on for REAF's HELP IS ON THE WAY 22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Donna McKechnie has just signed on to appear at the REAF Help Is On The Way 22 show on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. (more...)

Oprah's Book Club Announces 'The Underground Railroad' as Newest Selection
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and O, The Oprah Magazine announce the newest Oprah's Book Club 2016 selection, The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday). (more...)

Elizabeth McGovern, Celia Imrie and Ben Miles Feature in 10th Anniversary HighTide Festival
by Marianka Swain - Aug 18, 2016

HighTide Festival, internationally renowned for discovering some of the UK's best new playwrights and producing new plays, has today announced the full ancillary programme for the 2016 Festival (8-18 September) - its 10th anniversary. Spanning performance, music, visual arts, literature and talks, it also includes world premiere productions from new and established HighTide writers. For the full festival programme, visit www.hightide.org.uk (more...)

New York Madness Play Development Series to Kick Off Next Month at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present a new monthly play development series, New York Madness on the last Sunday of every month, beginning Sunday, September 25 at 8pm at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). (more...)

Primary Stages Announces 2016 ESPA Drills Play Selections
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Primary Stages announced today the selections for the 7th Annual ESPA Drills, a developmental play program that provides staged readings to four playwrights selected by blind submission, for scripts developed at Primary Stages ESPA. (more...)

Black Violin to Bring 'Classical Boom' to Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its 2016-17 season on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8pm with the return of three-time Amateur Night at the Apollo winners Black Violin. (more...)

Blake Sugarman's SCREAM OF THE BUTTERFLY to Play The Brick
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The Brick is overjoyed to announce our first resident artist of the 2016-2017 season: Blake Sugarman. (more...)

Stage West Presents Robert O'Hara's Incendiary Comedy BOOTYCANDY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Growing up black and growing up gay: each presents a unique set of difficulties and challenges.  Growing up black AND gay?  Those are some tricky waters to navigate, and are the focus of Robert O'Hara's fearlessly outrageous Bootycandy, beginning its 5-week run at Stage West on Thursday, August 11.   (more...)

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