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Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts (Mountain View, CA, )
Mountain View, CA,

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based on Camille by Alexandre Dumas fils

Ian, a naive young medical student, is plunged into the wild world of Studio 54 at the height of its decadence. There, he meets Caleigh, the woman of his dreams and the spirit of early 80's excess. Unfortunately, she is being "kept" by a heartless millionaire. While she and Ian try to hide their love from her sugar daddy and his mother, Caleigh discovers there is a much more insidious enemy in their midst ó an unknown virus is killing her.



BWW Review: Black comedy, ¬"An Impending Rupture of The Belly,¬" insights at none-too-fragile
by Roy Berko - Jun 27, 2017

Matt Pelfrey is noted for inventing oddball concepts and writing sardonic dialogue. His 'An Impending Rupture of the Belly,' now on stage at none-too-fragile, is Pelfrey at his 'creative' black comedy best. (more...)

Music Legend Frank Zappa's Brother Bob Zappa To Release Second Book 'Frankie & Bobby: The Rest of Our Story'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Following his critically acclaimed book "Frankie & Bobby: Growing Up Zappa," music legend Frank Zappa's younger brother Charles Robert "Bob" Zappa is releasing a second book titled "Frankie & Bobby: The Rest of Our Story." (more...)

BWW Review: CABARET FRINGE 2017: HOT CLUB DE ADELAIDE - LES GITANS BLANCS at Mitcham Cultural Village Hall
by Barry Lenny - Jun 26, 2017

Les Gitan Blancs are masters of their art. (more...)

BWW Review: OH WHAT A NIGHT Proves it is Quite a Night in San Antonio
by Kathy Strain - Jun 26, 2017

San Antonio, Texas has a rich history especially that of the Alamo and many military bases that have existed over the years. But, along with its history, San Antonio also has a lot of talent that has been seen at many of the local theaters rich in history. One such theater is that of the Harlequin Theatre located on Ft. Sam Houston Military Base. (more...)

BWW Review: CABARET FRINGE 2017: CLUB GOTHAM: VILLAINS OF VAUDEVILLE at Nexus
by Barry Lenny - Jun 25, 2017

This show was dedicated to the late Adam West. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: JATINGA Exposes The Stories That The Rest Of The World Would Rather Ignore
by Jade Kops - Jun 25, 2017

Purva Naresh's new play, JATINGA, shares a heartbreaking side of India that the rest of the world has tried to ignore. In its world premiere, this 80 minute play delves into the stories of India's forgotten girls, based on Naresh's personal experience with girls she met in the Kamathipura region of India. (more...)

Heather Rankin Releases New Music Video for 'Titanically'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Heather Rankin has released a stunning new video for her song ¬ďTitanically,¬Ē the third single from her JUNO Award nominated album A Fine Line.¬† (more...)

OFF THE RAILS Re-Scheduled to July 27 at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

In an ironic twist, 'Off the Rails: Songs of the Subway', has gone 'off the rails'. Due to a signal malfunction (aka unforeseen circumstances), this tongue-in-cheek cabaret about the trails and tribulations of the MTA has been re-scheduled to Thursday, July 27 at 9.30pm, from it's previous Friday, June 30 date. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take A VISIT TO A SMALL PLANET in Lakewood Theatre Co's Latest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

Lakewood Theatre Company opens its 65th season with Gore Vidal's quirky and humorous sci-fi satire, Visit to a Small Planet. Director Tobias Andersen brings to the stage a story of a flying-saucer spaceman with psychic powers who discovers love, pain, and beatniks on earth. The production sponsor for Visit to a Small Planet is the Lakewood Center Associates. (more...)

Best Selling Author JOHN GREEN Announces First New Book in 5.5 years - Out This October!!!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jun 23, 2017

Yesterday, @johngreen, the author of several runaway YA hits such as #TheFaultInOurStars, announced that he will be publishing a brand-new book this fall. It's his first published book since #TFIOS in 2012! (more...)

Reid Lee Releases New Album Today 'Broken Arrows'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Reid Lee is an out-and-proud Californian who is showcasing his powerful new video of the single 'Save the Best,' which tackles the issue of domestic violence in the LGBTQ+ community. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Today, June 24, 2017
by - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on today, June 24, 2017! (more...)

Winter Park: Center of Motorcycle Touring Universe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 23, 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 MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)

BWW Review: BRING IT ON at Pumphouse Takapuna
by Monica Moore - Jun 22, 2017

The epitome of youthful vitality entertained with endless energy North Shore Musical Theatre's 'Bring It On' at the Pumphouse Theatre Takapuna. (more...)

Wayne Kirkpatrick on Bringing SOMETHING ROTTEN! To His Hometown
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 22, 2017

Try as you might, chances are you won't be very lucky in convincing Wayne Kirkpatrick to give you the scoop about his next Broadway musical - that information is Kept under the strictest of confidence, thanks to his pledge to producer Kevin McCollum and his musical collaborator who just happens to be his brother, Karey. (more...)

New Members Elected to OPERA America's Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce that seven members have been elected to the organization's Board of Directors. Elections took place during OPERA America's recent Annual Business Meeting, held during Opera Conference 2017 in Dallas. (more...)

VIDEO: Tracy Nicole Chapman to Star in SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! World Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse; Watch a Preview!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere musical SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! Created and directed by RAndy Johnson, who wrote and directed the hit Broadway musical A Night With Janis Joplin, with book by Cheryl West (Play On!). Click below for a sneak preview at the talented ensemble! (more...)

Emmy Award Winner Leslie Jordan To Debut at The Metropolitan Room This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Leslie Jordan is one of the most consistently recognizable faces in popular entertainment. His journey towards stardom has provided one of the quirkier, impressive, and varied career trajectories of the past few decades. (more...)

Float Your Boat Release Cream Ibiza Boat Party Line Up Second Phase
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Float Your Boat have already kicked off their Ibiza 2017 season in style with a couple of sold out sailings of Official Cream Ibiza Boat Parties. Continuing full steam ahead and leaving others in their wake, they have added to their already impressive line up releasing the second phase of artists to play on this year's boat parties. (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Kennedy Center
by Charles Shubow - Jun 21, 2017

This national tour ends at the Kennedy Center and Morton my very well be the greatest Hedwig ever! (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast Announced for London Fringe Premiere of 9 TO 5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Casting has been announced today and tickets are on sale for the London Fringe Premiere of 9 to 5 The Musical which is being produced at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village from 30th August through to 1st October 2017 with press night on 1st September, at 7.30 p.m.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Sara Poyzer, New West End Donna, Talks MAMMA MIA!
by Marianka Swain - Jun 19, 2017

Sara Poyzer, whose previous work includes Billy Elliot, has been starring as Donna Sheridan on the Mamma Mia! tour and now takes the role in the West End production at the Novello Theatre. (more...)

'Sweet as Broken Dates' Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa to Be Released 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

In 1988, on the eve of a two decade civil war, Somalia's authoritarian ruler Siad Barre launched punishing air strikes on the north of the country, known today as Somaliland, in response to agitations for independence. (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...)

Nine Time Emmy Winning Producer David Lee Offers Matching Grant To Coyote Stageworks
by David Green - Jun 19, 2017

Nine-time Emmy Award-winning television producer and writer David Lee, best known for Frasier, Wings, and Cheers, has generously offered to match all gifts up to $30,000 that will be contributed to the theater company through Labor Day. Of this tremendous gift, Lee said, "Coyote StageWorks consistently has produced much of the finest live theater in the Valley, but it is a well-Kept secret. I make this matching gift to support their continuing artistic excellence, to draw attention to this wonderful company, and to put the community on notice that without their financial support we could lose this precious commodity." In making this commitment, he hopes to encourage people who haven't supported Coyote StageWorks to step up and do so now while they can double the effect of their donation. (more...)

BWW Review: New England Premiere of THE EFFECT at Gloucester Stage Company
by Nancy Grossman - Jun 19, 2017

It is a simple premise: Two candidates in a pharmaceutical drug trial fall in love, but is their chemistry real, or induced? This scientific debate is the subject of Lucy Prebble's THE EFFECT, now in its New England Premiere at Gloucester Stage Company. Under the direction of Sam Weisman, the play stars Lindsay Crouse as Dr. Lorna James and Brad Hall as Dr. Toby Sealey, a pair with a past, along with Susannah Hoffman and Mickey Solis as the volunteers who may have a future. Both relationships contribute talking points on either side of the discourse that fuels the drama, but the playwright leaves enough doubt to allow the viewer to wrestle with the conclusion. (more...)

BWW TV: Actors Fund of Los Angeles Raises $225K at 21st Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party!
by Michael Sterling - Jun 19, 2017

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley (Broadway's "Cats," "Sunset Boulevard," "The Mystery Of Edwin Drood, "Song & Dance, "Pippin," "1776," "Triumph Of Love" and "Carrie"; M. Night Shyamalan's "Split"; and TV's "Eight Is Enough") was honored with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement on Sunday, June 11 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Dance Interview: Mark d'At-Pace
by Barnett Serchuk - Jun 18, 2017

Broadwayworld Dance recently conducted an interview with Australian ballet dancer Mark d'At Pace, find out about his life and career. (more...)

BWW Interview: ¬" People Behind the Curtain¬"- Steve Steiner of SURFLIGHT THEATRE
by Pati Buehler - Jun 18, 2017

Like the phoenix rising from the ashes, professional theatre is returning to Beach Haven and the community and tourists couldn't be happier! (more...)

BWW Review: Norm Lewis and Carolee Carmello Make For A Meatier SWEENEY TODD
by Michael Dale - Jun 17, 2017

The new Off-Broadway production of SWEENEY TODD just got a whole lot meatier.  No, the chef hasn't been adding more filling to the tasty meat pies audience members can enjoy before the performance.  The new reason for checking into the Barrow Street Theater is a chance to see two top shelf singer/actors, Norm Lewis and Carolee Carmello, transform a production that opened in March as an amusing Grand Guignol melodrama into a deeply moving and gorgeously sung evening of thrilling musical theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Five on Friday with Dara Beth from JUST A SONG AND DANCE
by David Fick - Jun 16, 2017

Dara Beth, who is currently on stage in JUST A SONG AND DANCE at the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre before taking the show to the National Arts Festival next month. She shares her thoughts about the show, South African theatre and her local theatre heroes in this week's edition of BroadwayWorld South Africa's Five on Friday. (more...)

BWW Interview: David Holloway Shepherds Santa Fe Apprentices
by Erica Miner - Jun 16, 2017

As director of the company's apprentice program since 2005, David Holloway is a veritable fount of knowledge (more...)

Cold Specks Reveals New Single 'Wild Card'; Announces EU Fall Tour & Summer Festival Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Today, Ladan Hussein, known on stage as Cold Specks, reveals ¬ďWild Card¬Ē, a track taken from her forthcoming record due later this year. (more...)

BWW Interview: Of Country Music Legends, Children's Theatre, and Community: MSMT Opens A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN Series
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Jun 16, 2017

'We wanted to go big and grand. We knew we had Christine [Mild] with her powerhouse performance and Charis [Leos] so we wanted to play it large and create an environment that would support them. The production concept we came up with turned out to be a wonderful envelope to wrap around the show and the entire staging fell into place.' Co-director/choreographer Marc Robin was talking about his and Curt Dale Clark's vision for their new staging of Always, Patsy Cline, which opened Maine State Music Theatre's 2017 season on June 7th. Robin was part of a panel that also featured Patsy star Christine Mild and stand-by Heidi Kettenring, MSMT Charge Scenic Artist Sean Cox, and MSMT Board Vice President Kristine Ganong. The discussion on June 14th, moderated by Broadway World Maine editor Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold was the first in the now four-year-old summer series of free public forums, A Peek Behind the Curtain, held at the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. The series, designed to give theatre-goers insight into the creative processes of producing each of the summer main stage shows, featured a lively and far-reaching conversation about Patsy Cline, MSMT's Theatre for Young Audiences program, and the theatre's burgeoning role in the community. (more...)

Chuck Negron Releases New Album 'Negron Generations' 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Chuck Negron's voice is engrained in American musical history through hits like ¬ďJoy to the World' and ¬ďOne¬Ē from supergroup Three Dog Night. On June 30, Negron will release the album he's always wanted to release with daughters Charlie and Annabelle also featuring three previously unreleased Three Dog Night tracks. (more...)

Reid Lee Shares LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Music Video 'Save the Best'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Reid Lee is an out-and-proud Californian who is showcasing his powerful new video of the single 'Save the Best,' which tackles the issue of domestic violence in the LGBTQ+ community. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tinashe Kajese of ECLIPSED at Synchronicity Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - Jun 16, 2017

The regional premiere of Eclipsed, Danai Gurira's play that opened at the Public Theater in 2015 to significant critical praise before transferring to Broadway in 2016, is currently running at Synchronicity Theatre through June 25. The play, which garnered six Tony Award nominations, tells the story of five Liberian women and their struggles to survive during the Second Liberian Civil War. I caught up with Tinashe Kajese, a notable Atlanta actor and the director of Synchronicity's production of Eclipsed, to talk to her about her experience with the show. (more...)

BWW Interview: Connor Donnelly of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN at Seaside Pavilion
by Student Blogger: Samuel Laro - Jun 16, 2017

What's Socrates got to do with it anyway? I sat down with Connor Donnelly (LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, FOOTLOOSE) who plays Schroeder and found out some information about the rehearsal process for YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN at the Seaside Pavilion. (more...)

BWW Interview: KINKY BOOTS' Blair Goldberg Talks Chipotle, Her Childhood on Broadway and Panic! at the Disco Heartthrob Brendon Urie
by Matthew Blank - Jun 15, 2017

A chat with KINKY BOOTS' Blair Goldberg, who made her Broadway debut as a child opposite Bernadette Peters in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN. (more...)

Kacy Hill Releases New Video for 'Hard to Love' from Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Kacy Hill, the sultry chanteuse whose highly-anticipated debut album LIKE A WOMAN on G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Recordings, executive produced by Kanye West, will arrive worldwide on June 30th, releases a breathtaking video for the expansive new track ¬ďHard to Love.¬Ē (more...)

Creative Loafing's Tampa Bay Restaurant Week Starts Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Creative Loafing's Tampa Bay Restaurant Week is back for it's 10th year from June 15th through 25th with three-course prix fixe menus at more than 50 participating restaurants throughout Tampa Bay. (more...)

Guest Blog: Portraying ¬"The Woman¬" in THE YELLOW WALLPAPER at OUT LOUD Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

BWW Rhode Island welcomes the 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 as viewed through varying lenses. Sarah Leach joins BWW RI to explore 'Color' in the third part of the guest blog series. (more...)

Martin Casella's THE REPORT to Receive London Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Apples & Pears, LLC will present an invitational reading of the haunting new drama THE REPORT in London next Tuesday, June 20 at 2 pm. Based on the novel by Jessica Francis Kane, THE REPORT was adapted by Martin Casella, whose THE IRISH CURSE had a highly acclaimed Off-Broadway run following a London Fringe production at The Stag. (more...)

Disney's DUCKTALES Reboot Takes Flight with TV Movie & Series Premiere
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The new animated comedy adventure DUCK TALES will premiere in a one-hour television movie to be presented for 24 consecutive hours, SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 (beginning at midnight EDT/PDT), on Disney XD. (more...)

Andy Frasco & The U.N. Releasing New Live Album of House Party Blues
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Songs From The Road is a new CD/DVD set from Andy Frasco & The U.N. on Ruf Records that captures all the full-throttle mayhem of the group's live show. (more...)

The Space Launches IMPROV INTERNATIONAL- A Tour-de-Force Workshop Beginning this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Forget about rehearsals and no need to memorize a script, Vegas' premiere performance haven The Space introduces Improv International, a full-force workshop designed for everyone to learn the importance of thinking on their feet. Tailored not just for actors and performers but women and men from all walks of life, Improv International welcomes everyone to participate in this unique and life-changing workshop. Students will delve into the dynamics of improvisation such as ad-libbing, quick thinking, acting techniques, and characterizing actions to master and improve these practices both onstage and off. (more...)

BWW Review: Tarnished CABARET at Paramount Shows How Good This Classic Can Be
by Jay Irwin - Jun 14, 2017

The 1998 Sam Mendes staging of Kander and Ebb's classic "Cabaret" has come through the Paramount several times. And why not? It's a great show and a big crowd pleaser. But it requires a cast that gets the show and the tone to be done right. Fortunately for us the current tour at the Paramount is a shiny (or rather intentionally not shiny) example of how good this show can be and why it's still an enduring classic. (more...)

Telemundo Deportes Airs Spanish-Language Coverage of FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP RUSSIA, 6/17
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

This Saturday, June 17, Telemundo Deportes kicks off more than 200 hours of exclusive Spanish-language coverage of the FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP RUSSIA 2017 with the broadcast of the Opening Ceremony, hosted by Andrés Cantor and Maria Celeste Arrarás, live from the Saint Petersburg Stadium at 9 a.m. ET. (more...)

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