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Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's Tribute to Super Heroes Comes to the Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Cherry Pitz and Handsome Brad are kidnapped by factions of Hydra, who have taken over Hotsy Totsy and re-cast the show with super villains! Who will save them from this onslaught of evil, featuring the most treacherous characters from both the Marvel and DC universes? Wonder Woman and her boyfriend Steve Trevor (dreamy) promise they will save the day! (more...)

Powershelf Announces the Compass Digital Analytical Predictor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017


VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Hold Your Piece' Episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Below, check out a promo for the next episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS titled “Hold Your Piece”. Don't miss new episodes of the show's final season airing on Tuesdays at 8/7c on Freeform!  (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 26th, 2017 - BANDSTAND Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: BANDSTAND, starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott, opens tonight on Broadway! (more...)

Just Can't Wait! Disney Reveals Release Date for Live-Action LION KING
by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

We just can't wait! Variety reports that Disney's previously announced live-action remake of THE LION King (also in 3D) will hit theaters on June 19, 2019. (more...)

Disney Studios Announces Release Date for STAR WARS: EPISODE IX
by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Disney has today unveiled a May 24, 2019 release date for the highly anticipated STAR WARS: Episode IX (in 3D). Not much has been revealed about Episode IX, other than that the script will be penned by Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly. (more...)

BWW Review: Artists Rep's Frontier Series Ends with Gripping Contemplation of RODNEY KING
by Krista Garver - Apr 25, 2017

RODNEY King is a powerful, highly relevant, piece of theatre/poetry written and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith. (more...)

John Dewey to Reprise Title Role in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at BCP and Kimmel Center; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Full casting details for the smash summer musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story have been announced prior to runs at both Bucks County Playhouse and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

King Center Announces Summer Musical Theatre Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The King Center for the Performing Arts of Eastern Florida State College and The Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse are proud to present two Summer Musical Theatre Projects this year.  In addition to our young adult track, we have added an opportunity for younger performers.   (more...)

Brighton's Muskets Join No Sleep Records + Premiere '17 Years'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

No Sleep Records is proud to announce the latest addition to their ever-growing family – the Brighton-based grunge outfit Muskets. (more...)

Betty Buckley to Lead 'Song Interpretation & Monologue' Summer Intensive in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Tony Award winner, Theater Hall of Fame member and legendary Broadway star Betty Buckley heads to Colorado June 5-9th to lead her sixth annual Denver Song Interpretation & Monologue Workshop, a master class for actors and singers of all levels. (more...)

Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced: Hello, Dolly!, Anastasia, Groundhog Day and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, will welcome Danny Burstein and Jane Krakowski to announce the nominees for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, April 25th (11AM) in the Oak Room at New York's renowned Algonquin Hotel (59 West 44th Street). You can watch the announcement live below! (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

Maxcom Telecomunicaciones Announces Tender Offer For Step-up Senior Notes Due 2020
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017


More Guests Announced for 2nd Annual BROADWAY BEE; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

With just under two weeks until the 2nd annual BROADWAY BEE fundraiser (May 8 at NYC's Le Poisson Rouge), will Broadway's next major competition see Team Beautiful 'The Carole King Musical' take home the trophy for a second year in a row? (more...)

Heidi Schreck's WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and More on Tap for Clubbed Thumb's 2017 SUMMERWORKS Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced casting for this season's SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. (more...)

Hakuna Matata! Disney's Live-Action LION KING Finds Its Timon & Pumbaa
by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On the heels of today's announcement of the official release date for Disney's live-action remake of THE LION King, The Wrap reports that comedic actors Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen are in final talks to play Simba's lovable sidekick duo, Timon and Pumbaa, respectively. (more...)

Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $6,379,572 for BC/EFA
by Alan Henry - Apr 25, 2017

We've got the fundraising results from the annual Easter Bonnet Competition! Check out the winners below! (more...)

Mashi Theatre to Take TALES OF BIRBAL on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

As India celebrates 70 years of independence, Mashi theatre look further back in history, a time of magic, mysticism and storytelling. Tales of Birbal brings fables handed down generation to generation across the Indian sub-continent to stages across the UK for families of all backgrounds, beginning 19 May and running through 19 June 2017. (more...)

Original Movie DESCENDANTS 2 to Have Simultaneous Premiere on 5 TV Networks This July
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

A far-reaching, unprecedented and simultaneous premiere has been set for the Disney Channel Original Movie DESCENDANTS 2 across five networks within the Disney|ABC Television Group, FRIDAY, JULY 21 (8:00 p.m. EDT) (more...)

Rock Band Sixth Floor Conspiracy Release New Song 'The Dark Tower'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

SIXTH FLOOR CONSPIRACY, Dallas-based rockers, announced today that the band has released a new song titled, The Dark Tower, an epic sonic homage inspired by Stephen King's best-selling series of the same name. (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, May 12, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN , airing on THE CW on Friday, May 12, 2017! (more...)

Genius Brands Inks License Deal With Nickelodeon for Animated Preschool Series RAINBOW RANGERS
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Genius Brands International, Inc. has licensed exclusive U.S. and Caribbean Basin broadcast rights for season one of its new CGI-animated production, RAINBOW RANGERS, to the No. 1 rated kids' network, Nickelodeon. (more...)

Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys in their final concert of the season featuring a rare performance of George Shearing's Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare. (more...)

Scout Durwood Shares 'Take One Thing Off' Video; Album Out 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Actor, comedian and singer, there's not much Scout Durwood can't do. Starting as a story about a kid who wore a tiara to school everyday and learned her greatest quality was being different, Scout is ready to release her debut album, Take One Thing Off (more...)

Mary Bevan To Replace Joelle Harvey In ARIODANTE Due To Ill Health
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that soprano Joélle Harvey must regrettably withdraw from her role as Dalinda in Handel's Ariodante with Harry Bicket and The English Concert scheduled for Sunday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage due to ill health. (more...)

Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard Presents ALL THAT ART Exhibit, 4/24-5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

A collection of artwork created by artists from The Strawbridge Art League, titled, “All That Art” will be featured in the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, Harris Corporation Art Gallery from April 24 to May 21. (more...)

Moonlight Stage Productions' 2017 Summer Season Promises 'Most Diverse Season Ever Produced'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

As the curtain goes up the stage heats up with an amazing presentation of musicals for Moonlight Stage Productions' 2017 summer season at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. (more...)

Further Casting Announced for TREVOR THE MUSICAL World Premiere at Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

See Who's Part of the Pride in Disney's THE LION KING, Returning to Greenville
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Casting has been announced for the Greenville engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Greenville's most eagerly awaited return will leap onto the Peace Center stage from Wednesday, May 31, to Sunday, June 25. The show's four-week premiere engagement in 2012 played a sold-out run at the Peace Center. (more...)

Baayork Lee Will Receive Tony Awards' 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld is happy to report that Baayork Lee will receive the Isabelle Stevenson Award at the 2017 Tony Awards. (more...)

Vivian Reed and Allan Harris to Bring CENTRAL PARK & OTHER DREAMS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Friday, May 19, 2017 at 9:30 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, 'Central Park & Other Dreams,' under the musical direction of Marty Ashby, the GRAMMY Award Executive Producer of MCG Jazz, will celebrate the sights and sounds of the Big Apple with performances by the jazz world's coolest musicians, featuring multi-award winning artist Vivian Reed (Bubbling Brown Sugar) and internationally acclaimed vocalist and guitarist Allan Harris. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, THE LION KING and More Slated for 2017-18 Broadway in Boise Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Morrison Center, in collaboration with MagicSpace Entertainment, has announced its exciting Fred Meyer Broadway in Boise 2017-2018 Season. This season's lineup includes something for everyone. (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning ROTTERDAM to Return to London
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

After its triumphant win at the 2017 Olivier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, Donnacadh O'Briain's critically acclaimed production of Rotterdam by Jon Brittain will be returning to London following a highly successful run at Trafalgar Studios and at 59E59 Theater's Brits Off Broadway in New York. (more...)

Samira Wiley, Jumaane Williams and More to Perform MLK Speech for Theater of War
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

This upcoming Sunday April 30, Samira Wiley, Council Member Jumaane Williams (of Brooklyn's 45th District), and other prominent actors will give a powerful theatrical reading of Martin Luther King's final sermon 'The Drum Major Instinct' at the BRIC Open Festival in Brooklyn, New York. (more...)

Charlotte Maltby and Nicholas Rodriguez to Bring THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Kravis Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the national touring production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien. This lavish new production will make its West Palm Beach premiere May 9-14 at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts as part of a North American tour.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

From Emma Stone and Viola Davis stealing the limelight at the Oscars, to Billie Piper and Glenda Jackson taKing centre stage in the West End, 2017 has been a golden year for actresses. (more...)

New Additions To Rock Into Spring; Set Times Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

M Resort Spa Casino partnered with Gangster have announced that Fiji Water and Hempful Farms will join Heineken and Findlay Chevrolet as sponsors for Rock Into Spring, a three-day pool party taKing place April 28 - 30, 2017 at M Resort's pool. (more...)

Blue Note Jazz Festival Announces 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

With over 100 events in 10 venues throughout New York City, the 2017 Blue Note Jazz Festival returns June 1 through 30. (more...)

VIDEO: Charmante! See the New Music Video for GREAT COMET's 'Charming'
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2017

See the brand-new music video from the immersive Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812. Starring actress Amber Gray, who plays Helene in the show, the video features the show's most villainous anthem, 'Charming.' (more...)

Pandora Partners with Goldenvoice to Livestream Stagecoach 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Pandora today announced its partnership with Goldenvoice to host an exclusive audio livestream of performances from the Stagecoach Country Music Festival, taKing place April 28-30 at Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. (more...)

Tommy Castro, Griffin House, Louis Prima Jr. and More Coming to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces multi-Blues Music Award winner Tommy Castro and his band The Painkillers, two shows from alternative rock band The Church, genre-mashing Louis Prima Jr. & The Witnesses and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, April 27 at noon at (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

We have a first look at the CST production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE! Check out the video below! (more...)

Review Roundup: Dance Theatre Of Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem returned for their annual NYC season at the New York City Center, April 19-22, 2017. Some highlights of the season included a special performance by Grammy-Winning Recording Artist India.Arie, NY as well as premieres by Robert Garland, Francesca Harper, and José Limón, and other favorites by Dianne McIntyre and Darrell Grand Moultrie. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Julie Dixon
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 25, 2017

Today's subject, Julie Dixon, is currently living her theatre life onstage at the Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts where she will be opening in the pop rock musical Chess. The production plays this weekend through May 6th. (more...)

Can Can's Chris Pink Named Mayor of Pike Place Market
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

With great excitement, Can Can Kitchen and Cabaret today announced that its artistic director and founder Chris Pink has been named the new Mayor of Pike Place Market. A tradition decades old, Mr. Pink is the third Mayor in the succession and was selected by leaders within the Pike Place Market vendor family, including the very first Mayor, for his keen eye for fun and spectacle, and ability to accent the true wonders that make up the world-famous destination. (more...)

McCann Worldgroup Sweeps The 53rd International ANDY Awards with 23 Awards and Best in Show GRANDY for 'The Field Trip To Mars'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017


THE RED TENT Author Anita Diamant Coming to Mixed Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Bestselling novelist Anita Diamant will appear at a book signing and moderated conversation with audience members at Mixed Magic Theatre prior to the company's stage adaption of her best-selling novel, The Red Tent. The stage version was written and directed by Mixed Magic co-founder Ricardo Pitts-Wiley by permission of the author.This special event will begin at 6:30 PM before the 7:30 performance of the play.Anita Diamant is the author of twelve books Her first novel, New York Times bestseller,  (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017


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