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Scoop: Disney Channel September 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Aug 31, 2016

Get all the scoop on Disney Channel September 2016 Programming Highlights (more...)

New Fitness App, PUMMEL, Opens Registration for Personal Trainers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Pummel - a new mobile application that matches personal trainers, fitness and health experts, and wellness coaches with local clients - has announced the opening of its platform for pre-registration. (more...)

Starry Royal Court Announced for THE BROADWAY PRINCE PARTY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

After six sold-out 'Broadway Princess Parties,' the time has come for Broadway's favorite leading men to stand in the spotlight in The Broadway Prince Party at Feinstein's/54 Below! (more...)

Nick Cordero, Richard H. Blake, Bobby Conte Thornton, Ariana DeBose and More to Lead A BRONX TALE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Producers Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, and Tribeca Productions have just announced casting for the Broadway premiere of A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

Woodstock Film Festival Announces 2016 Trailblazer, Lifetime and Fiercely Independent Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The Woodstock Film Festival announced that its honorary Fiercely Independent Award will be presented by Actor Ben Foster to Oren Moverman, an Israeli-American film director, screenwriter, producer, and former journalist based in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Statue of Liberty Leaves Her Pedestal for Lady Liberty Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Good Works Productions in association with Aizzah Fatima present the premiere of The Lady Liberty Theater Festival, taKing place at Urban Stages (259 West 30th Street, New York, NY 10001) from Wednesday, September 7th through Sunday, September 25th, 2016. Broadway World has a first look at Frances McGarry as the Statue of Liberty below! (more...)

Amy Manson, Andrew Whipp & Patrick Gibson Join Cast of Starz' THE WHITE PRINCESS
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Starz announced today that Alex Kalymnios (“Scott and Bailey,” “Becoming Human”) has joined the production to direct episodes of THE WHITE PRINCESS, the follow-up to the Golden Globe® and Emmy® award-nominated STARZ Original Miniseries “The White Queen,” from Company Pictures and Playground. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for U.S. Premiere of THE LAST WIFE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Fresh off an acclaimed 2015 world premiere at The Stratford Festival in Canada-where it was thrice-extended and completely sold-out-TimeLine Theatre presents the U.S. premiere of THE LAST WIFE, a feminist and fearless new play about the sixth wife of King Henry VIII that is a timely examination of politics, sex, and women's rights. (more...)

The RRaz Room Opens Season with Betty Buckley, Tovah Feldshuh, Michele Lee and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

With such award-winning Broadway, film and television stars as Betty Buckley and Tovah Feldshuh leading the way, The RRazz Room at the Prince is planning a blockbuster second season. Joining them through the fall in this second floor Black Box Theater, just off Avenue of the Arts in Philadelphia, will be Michele Lee, Andrea Marcovicci, Tom Wopat and Linda Purl, the Amazing Kreskin and many others. (more...)

NBCUniversal & Imagine Exhibitions Announce North American Premiere of JURASSIC WORLD: The Exhibition
by Movies News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Based on the continued success of Universal Pictures' groundbreaKing franchise, Jurassic World, NBCUniversal Brand Development and Imagine Exhibitions will launch the North American premiere of Jurassic World: The Exhibition (more...)

Jackie Burns, Robert Creighton, Felicia Finley and More Set for BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Producer Stephen DeAngelis, who has produced over 200 different Broadway concerts at venues in New York and across the United States, will return to his native Rhode Island to produce his first concert in his home state. (more...)

Broadway and National Tour Stars Return to IN THE HEIGHTS at Theatre Under The Stars
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is thrilled to introduce you to the dynamic cast of In The Heights. (more...)

Insight Acquires Ignia
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016


LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Finds Full Broadway Company for Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Full casting has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse production of Christopher Hampton's Les Liaisons Dangereuses, starring Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. (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...)

Step Into September With National Portrait Gallery's Constitution Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

National Portrait Gallery is readying for September and Constitution Day Weekend with multiple events for the entire family! Come for arts and crafts, storytelling, and more, all centered around the Constitution. (more...)

Connecticut Fall Preview
by Lauren Yarger - Aug 31, 2016

What Not to Miss on Connecticut Stages this Fall (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Ali Ewoldt In An Unexpected High School Musical Role
by Michael Dale - Aug 31, 2016

Born outside Chicago and raised in the Westchester, NY village of Pleasantville, the talented performer (with BA in Psychology from Yale University) Ali Ewoldt made history this summer as the first Asian-American to take the Broadway stage as Christine Daae in Andrew Lloyd-Webber's international smash, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. (more...)

Vieux Farka Tour to Kick Off WMI's 'Desert Blues' Series at (Le) Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

World Music Institute launches its brand new concert series, Desert Blues, with Vieux Farka Toure on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 8 p.m. (dj.henri from Radio Africa Online to spin a set at 7:00 p.m) at (Le) Poisson Rouge, located at 158 Bleecker Street. This second-generation Malian guitar hero-'the Hendrix of the Sahara'-  is the son of legendary guitarist Ali Farka Toure. (more...)

BWW Review: The Play EL CHE Begs The Question, Porque Che?
by Herbert Paine - Aug 31, 2016

In the wake of an otherwise amateurish production of Marcelino Quiñonez's homage to Che Guevara, two questions beg for answers: Why Che? And, to what end? If the play is a work in progress, with aspirations for a larger stage, it might be helpful to ponder the riddles. (more...)

Scoop: CRIMINAL MINDS on CBS - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
by - Aug 31, 2016

Get all the scoop on CRIMINAL MINDS, airing on CBS on Wednesday, September 28, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tuesday, September 20, 2016
by - Aug 31, 2016

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, September 20, 2016! (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater's THE LOVE POTION to Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

For the first time ever, Chicago's iconic Music Box Theatre will host a classical live performance when Chicago Opera Theater (COT) debuts the Chicago premiere of Frank Martin's 1942 'The Love Potion' ('Le Vin Herbe') on September 30. (more...)

Twenty-Four to Make Broadway Debuts as 'GREAT COMET' Announces Complete Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Complete casting has been announced for the new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, featuring the Broadway debuts of 24 cast and creative team members, including Josh Groban* as 'Pierre' and Denee Benton* as 'Natasha.' (more...)

They Blew Us All Away- Celebrating the Best of #Ham4Ham!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

On this sad day, we say goodbye to #Ham4Ham with a collection of our ten favorite editions. Find out if your favorite made the list below! (more...)

THE DAILY SHOW's Hasan Minhaj to Launch New Public Series on Muslim Identity at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Amid a presidential campaign cycle infused with anti-Muslim sentiment and high profile hate crimes, PEN America is launching a groundbreaKing program to elevate, amplify, and celebrate the voices of Muslim Americans in popular discourse. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's New Play SCENES FROM COURT LIFE to Open Yale Rep's 50th Anniversary Season; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre, celebrating 50 years of daring artists, bold choices, and adventurous audiences, presents the world premiere of Scenes from Court Life, or the whipping boy and his prince by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Mark Wing-Davey, September 30-October 22 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 6. (more...)

Dan Wachtler Named President & COO of root9B Technologies
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016


VIDEO: Sean Hayes Counts Down The Final Days of AN ACT OF GOD's Second Coming
by Michael Dale - Aug 31, 2016

The second coming of David Javerbaum's hit comedy, AN ACT OF GOD, which first came to Broadway in May of 2015 with Jim Parsons in the title role, will be ending its blessed 14-week limited engagement at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) on Sunday, September 4th, and its Tony nominated and Emmy winning star Sean Hayes is counting down the remaining performances. (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST is a Delight at the Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 31, 2016

LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST is a lush and lively romp at The Old Globe, playing through Spetmebr 18th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Trent Armand Kendall and Brass Illusion Bring THIS CRAZY LOVE to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Trent Armand Kendall and the band, Brass Illusion (under the direction of Marty Ash), in 'This Crazy Love' on the historic stage on August 29. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE ENTERTAINER, Garrick Theatre, 30 August 2016
by Marianka Swain - Aug 31, 2016

The latest 2016 state-of-the-nation play has arrived - from 1957. There's the Brexit-ish granddad mired in corrosive nostalgia, the forward-looKing granddaughter joining anti-establishment protests in Trafalgar Square, tax dodging, a crisis of British identity, and chaos in the Middle East. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The acclaimed singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist REGINA SPEKTOR –known for her chart-topping albums and soulful and evocative songs and music videos – will be featured in a new hour-long special in the popular music series SOUNDSTAGE, premiering on PBS stations nationwide beginning Saturday, October 1, 2016 (check local listings). (more...)

Photo Flash: Kenneth Branagh Opens In THE ENTERTAINER
by Marianka Swain - Aug 31, 2016

Last night, Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's production of THE ENTERTAINER opened at Garrick Theatre. Rob Ashford directs a cast that also includes Gawn Grainger, Phil Dunster, Jonah Hauer-King, Crispin Letts, Sophie McShera, Greta Scacchi, Lauren Alexandra, Yasmin Harrison, Pip Jordan and Kate Tydman. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chukwudi Iwuji in The Public's Mobile Unit HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The Public's Mobile Unit Production of HAMLET, featuring Olivier Award-winning actor Chukwudi Iwuji, directed by Patricia McGregor, just launched a free, three-week tour to the five boroughs. Running through September 17, HAMLET will follow with a sit-down run at The Public Theater, September 19 - October 9. The production will officially open on Thursday, September 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Patrick Breen, Sophina Brown and Arden Myrin Join Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at Long Wharf Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with the Old Globe in San Diego, presents the world premiere of Steve Martin's Meteor Shower, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein, running from September 28 through October 23, 2016. The full cast has just been announced! (more...)

Strictly's Joanne Clifton Will Star in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Tour
by Marianka Swain - Aug 31, 2016

Award-winning musical THOROUGH MODERN MILLIE is set to tour the UK in 2017. World Ballroom Showdance Champion and Professional Dancer Joanne Clifton will take on the title role of Millie Dillmount, a Kansas girl determined to make it big in New York City. Joanne's credits include Face the Music, Burn the Floor, Strictly Live Tour and Marilyn Monroe in Norma Jeane Musical. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Renee Elise Goldsberry Sings Cut Song 'Congratulations' for Final #Ham4Ham
by Stage Tube - Aug 31, 2016

As announced yesterday, the ever-popular live #Ham4Ham shows for the Tony Award winning musical Hamilton will end following today's show. For the final #Ham4Ham show, Renee Elise Goldsberry performed a cut song titled 'Congratulations' at the request of Lin-Manuel, who is currently in Austria. Alex Lacamoire led the band and Rory O'Malley sang the role of Alexander Hamilton. Check it out below! (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Extends WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of 'What the Butler Saw,' an extra performance has been added on Sunday, September 11, at 3 p.m. (more...)

Actors' Shakespeare Project Opens 13th Season with HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) has earned its reputation for performing the works of William Shakespeare with clarity and focus on language, emphasis on the characters' journeys, and a commitment to remain actively itinerant. The 13th season will exemplify ASP's vision for presenting Shakespeare, with productions of HAMLET, THE TEMPEST (Directed by Allyn Burrows; December 1, 2016 - January 8, 2017; Willet Hall at United Parish, Brookline), Christopher Marlowe's EDWARD II (Directed by David R. Gammons; February 22 - March 19, 2017, Charlestown WorKing Theater), and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Directed by Patrick Swanson, May 10 - June 4, 2017, Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge). For more information visit (more...)

Live-Action PUNCH AND JUDY Gets an Encore Re-Mount!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The School of Night is pleased as punch to announce the impending remount of its 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival hit Punch and Judy. (more...)

Flushing Town Hall to Present Exciting Lineup of Performance, Family Programs and More this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Embracing its mission to provide global arts for a global community, Flushing Town Hall brings the world to Queens' doorstep this fall with an amazing lineup of jazz concerts, world music, dance, family programs, workshops, film, poetry - and even cheese! (more...)

Jazz Standard Virtuoso Tony DeSare at the Center for the Arts at Pepperdine
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Influenced by music legends such as Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra, popular soloist and pianist Tony DeSare performs at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's return to the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago for danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, May 10–14, 2017 in the Edlis Neeson Theater, located at 220 East Chicago Avenue in Chicago. This marks the company's fourth appearance since 2012 on the MCA Stage; both previous danc(e)volve engagements as well as Princess Grace Awards: New Works have been dedicated to world premieres of contemporary dance, developed in collaboration with Hubbard Street's acclaimed ensemble, led by established and ascending choreographers.  (more...)

Cleveland Play House Opens 2016-17 Series with the Political Drama ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The riveting political drama All the Way will open Cleveland Play House's 101st season this September in the Allen Theatre. Written by Robert Schenkkan, All the Way takes its name from Lyndon B. Johnson's 1964 campaign slogan "All the Way with LBJ" and is set during the first year of Johnson's presidency. (more...)

Guests on This Week's STATE OF THE ARTS Include Artist Rick Shaefer, Connecticut Rep's Matt Puglise and Dancer Roel Seeber
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Artist RICK SHAEFER, Connecticut Repertory Theatre's MATT PUGLISE and Bandaloop Dancer/Tour Director ROEL SEEBER Are On Tap for This Week's (Friday, September 2) State of the ARTS on WPKN-FM (89.5) (more...)

Livestream Chat Tonight With FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Virtuoso Violinist, Kelly Hall-Tompkins
by Michael Dale - Aug 30, 2016

Along with the blaring burlesque trumpet that climaxes GYPSY's overture, the soft and hesitant sound of Fiddler on the Roof's opening fiddle solo that leads into Tevye's introduction of the people of Anatevka is among Broadway's most famous and beloved orchestral moments. (more...)

Pulitzer Finalist MARJORIE PRIME to Launch Central Square Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The Nora Theatre Company presents Jordan Harrison's Marjorie Prime from September 8 - October 9, 2016. Marjorie Prime is directed by M. Bevin O'Gara. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Jackson ONE Hosts Birthday Celebration for The King of Pop
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

In tribute to the greatest entertainer of all time, the Estate of Michael Jackson and Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil just wrapped a three-day birthday extravaganza for the King of Pop to celebrate what would have been his 58th birthday. Hosted at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas August 27 - 29, the fourth annual birthday celebration delighted guests throughout the weekend, featuring unforgettable activities, coveted prizes and more. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

2016 Traverse Theatre Festival Brings Down the Curtain on Another Successful Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The end of Traverse Theatre's Festival 2016 on 28 August brought the curtain down on another successful year for the theatre and its programme, with productions which have been embraced by audiences, brought brand new artists to international attention and pushed the boundaries of contemporary drama. (more...)

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