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DIRTY DANCING Tour Returning to Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Producers Karl Sydow and Paul Elliott are delighted to announce that due to overwhelming demand for tickets around the country, even more dates have now been added to the UK and Ireland tour of the brand new production of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage. Many performances have already sold out, and since originally going on sale in October 2015, over 150,000 tickets have been snapped up, with over £5million taken. (more...)

Tony Danza, Alice Ripley & Emily Skinner and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

This July, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

New Residency Program THE MITTEN LAB to Launch This Fall Northern Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

The MITTEN Lab (A Michigan Incubator for Theatre Talent Emerging Now), led by co-founders Katherine Carter and Rachel Sussman, is proud to announce the launch of its residency program in Northern Michigan this September. (more...)

Four Clowns' Artistic Director Jeremy Aluma Steps Down
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Jeremy Aluma, the Founder and Artistic Director of Four Clowns for the past seven seasons is stepping down as Artistic Director. Aluma will be moving to Chicago this summer to pursue his MFA in Directing at DePaul University. (more...)

Over 7 Million Viewers Tuned In for 2016 BET AWARDS; Now #1 Cable Awards Show
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

The LIVE premiere of the 2016 'BET AWARDS' on Sunday, June 26, is now the #1 Cable Awards Show among P18-49 for the 2015/2016 Broadcast Season, claiming the #1 spot for the 2nd consecutive year. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Present WILD WEDNESDAYS Featuring World's Deadliest Predators
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Smithsonian Channel goes to where the wild things are this summer as the network ramps up WILD WEDNESDAYS with an exhilarating new block of wildlife programming beginning July 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Join the Street Party at the 2016 Clare Music Festival Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Clare, Mich. - The 2nd Annual Clare Music Festival is July 15th and 16th presented by the Clare Area Chamber of Commerce. (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Count Basie Orchestra & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 18-24, including the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Lesli Margherita, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, and more! (more...)

Winter is Coming: CTV to Broadcast GAME OF THRONES Season 1 in Historic Network Marathon Beginning August 8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

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Escher String Quartet Set for Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival's 37th Season, 8/22-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Celebrity chamber music ensemble Escher String Quartet arrives for a week-long residency on Cape Cod in August, filling the final days of Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival's (CCCMF) 37th season with three diverse concert programs. The performances feature the Festival's two artistic directors as instrumental guests, both celebrating the 10th anniversary serving CCCMF. Escher Residency and Nakamatsu is presented on Monday, August 22 at 7:30 pm at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans. Escher Residency and Manasse on Wednesday, August 24, 7:30 pm is held at Chatham Congregational Church, 650 Main Street. The season comes to a brilliant close with Escher Residency and Symphonic Finale on Friday, August 26, 7:30 pm at Wellfleet Congregational Church, 200 Main Street. (more...)

BWW Review: BREATH OF KINGS: REBELLION & REDEMPTION at the Stratford Festival
by Lauren Gienow - Jul 6, 2016

This season at the Stratford Festival's Tom Patterson Theatre, audiences have the opportunity to witness Shakespeare's Henriad in a unique and exciting new way. (more...)

Vince Giordano Documentary to Make New York Debut at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

How crazy do you have to be to keep a Jazz Age enterprise going in the 21st Century? 92Y presents the New York premiere of the film that attempts to answer that question. (more...)

BWW Review: Imagination Reigns in Kingsmen Shakespeare Company's HENRY V
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 5, 2016

Kingsmen Shakespeare Company's production of HENRY V takes its cue from one of Shakespeare's most well-known speeches, "O for a Muse of fire…," the prologue to this play. In it, Shakespeare invites the audience to use its imagination in viewing what is about to transpire, to picture the battle scenes that will take place and the great Kings who will lead their armies across the vast countryside, all represented on this humble stage. (more...)

The New Street Kings III Set for Fox Theatre, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The New Street Kings III is coming to The D. Rap fire starter Meek Mill, who is always making music and entertainment news for his brilliance in a battle, is bringing his hits to the Fox Theatre and will share the stage with Memphis' Yo Gotti for a blazing night of hip-hop on Friday, August 19 at 8 p.m. Special guests Blac Youngsta and Desiigner will join the lineup, making the night hot from beginning to end.  (more...)

New Concert Series The Green Catalyst to Launch at American Beauty Bar, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

After the success of the ROCK TONIC Series, The Show Goes On Productions' founder Emileena Pedigo, has fine-tuned her mission to promote developing artists.  She is partnering with Lyrics To Go to launch a new series called THE GREEN CATALYST on July 20th, at American Beauty Bar, 251 W. 30th St., between 7th & 8th Aves.  Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are free to the first 100 people who RSVP in advance through our website www.theshowgoesonproductions.com. (more...)

James Bond Star Sir Roger Moore Returns to King's Theatre Glasgow
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2016

Following the huge success of his tours over the last four years, Sir Roger Moore, the legendary film star who played the iconic role of James Bond in seven movies, will return to the King's Theatre in Glasgow on Friday 25 November. (more...)

Sergei Danilian to Present ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Instead of the usual gala fare -- bits of firecracker variations and pieces of ballet classics -- Sergei Danilian's 'Ardani 25 Dance Gala' at New York City Center, August 19 and 20, is classic Danilian. The intrepid impresario, who has never side-stepped risk, will celebrate Ardani Artists's quarter century of producing in the United States and abroad with a trio of U.S. premieres, two by young, unknown, but up-and-coming Russian choreographers, and one by American Ballet Theatre principal Marcelo Gomes. (more...)

The Porters Present A Summer Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

This summer, The Porters continue their 10th anniversary season--The Year of The King--with a summer staged reading series; three one-night-only events featuring veteran Porters Players and some of Shakespeare's finest Kings. (more...)

Lea Salonga Announces Upcoming Tour Dates and the Launch of Revitalized Website
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

 Lea Salonga, world-renowned singer and actress returns to the stage with new tour dates through 2017. The concert tour kicks off in Lytham, UK on August 7thand will travel from Hong Kong to New York City (full listing of cities below). Tickets for Salonga's concert series are available on LeaSalonga.com. (more...)

Lea Salonga Will Launch World Tour from UK This August!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Lea Salonga, world-renowned singer and actress returns to the stage with new tour dates through 2017. The concert tour kicks off in Lytham, UK on August 7th and will travel from Hong Kong to New York City (full listing of cities below). Tickets for Salonga's concert series are available on LeaSalonga.com. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr's 2016-17 Season Announcement
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Bushwick Starr is proud to announce our 2016-17 Season of Programming. The Season begins with our developing work program, the Propeller Project, which this year introduces a new piece by eclectic performance artist, Shasta Geaux Pop, aka Ayesha Jordan (Enter & Exit, Living Room Dance Breaks). Our Main Stage shows feature an ambitious and exciting line-up of world premiers from: award-winning theater ensemble The Mad Ones (The Essential Straight & Narrow, The Tremendous Tremendous), celebrated downtown duo Kate Benson and Lee Sunday Evans (A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes), rising star playwright Phillip Howze(abominable, Tiny Boyfriend), and multi-media cult favorites Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble(Everything One in the Disc of the Sun). Our ongoing community events and festivals, Puppet Kitchen, Brooklyn Gypsies, and Big Green Theater, will continue to present new collaborative work geared towards our Bushwick neighborhood audience, including a multi-lingual partnership between playwright William Burke (Comfort Dogs, the food was terrible) and Modesto Flako Jimenez(Brooklyn Gypsies). And finally, our free Starr Reading Series will cultivate new plays in development from some of NYC's most exciting young playwrights. (more...)

Daniel Boys, Jack Derges and James Holmes Join Cast Of THE BOYS IN THE BAND
by Edward Baker - Jul 25, 2016

Producers Tom O'Connell and James Seabright are pleased to announce further casting for the first class revival of Mart Crowley's ground-breaking play, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, opening at Park Theatre in London this autumn, then touring to The Lowry, Theatre Royal Brighton and West Yorkshire Playhouse. (more...)

HIDDEN SYDNEY - THE GLITTERING MILE this September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

Hidden Sydney - an immersive, exhilarating and witty cabaret experience is set over four floors of 'The Nevada', the former Sydney brothel which boasted the biggest bed in the world. (more...)

2016 MFA Playwrights' Workshop to Develop Eight New Works at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to co-present the 11th annual MFA Playwright's Workshop (MFAPW) in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays. (more...)

William Morrow/HarperCollins Announce Multi-Million Dollar Deal the the Rights to Two Novels From Author Don Winslow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, today announced it has acquired world rights in several languages to two books by New York Times bestselling author Don Winslow. (more...)

Tony Danza, Jennifer Damiano and More Slated for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Tony Danza, Jennifer Damiano and more. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Nabs Divine Role in AMERICAN GODS Series on Starz
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Stage and screen star Kristin Chenoweth, who will soon appear as 'Velma Von Tussle' in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE and recently took the Broadway stage in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, is headed for a divine new role. (more...)

Cydar EV Gains FDA Clearance for Revolutionary 3D Surgical Guidance Software
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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Sarasota Opera Announces Casting, Schedule for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Sarasota Opera – Thrilling music, exciting new voices, and compelling theater will launch Sarasota Opera into its 58th Season of presenting grand opera on the south Florida gulf coast, the first season in 28 years to not include any operas by Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

See Blue's Anthony Costa in SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME Next Week In Cardiff
by Edward Baker - Jul 21, 2016

Join Antony Costa and Lola Saunders on a trip through the music and magic of the early sixties with SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME. Following the story of two teenage girls going on holiday without their parents for the very first time, this spectacular show will transport you back to music's golden era.  (more...)

VH1 to Bring Back VH1 DIVAS This December Following Four-Year Hiatus
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Since its inception in 1998, 'VH1 DIVAS' has recognized groundbreaking music legends as well as the break-out stars who are already leaving their mark. From Aretha, Whitney and Mariah to Adele to name a few, 'VH1 DIVAS' has honored music's most powerful voices from their career beginnings to their super star status. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TROILUS AND CRESSIDA at Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Directed by Daniel Sullivan, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA began performances on Tuesday, July 19 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production will officially open on Wednesday, August 3 and will run through Sunday, August 14. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces Casting for 2016/2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Thrilling music, exciting new voices, and compelling theater will launch Sarasota Opera into its 58th Season of presenting grand opera on the south Florida gulf coast, the first season in 28 years to not include any operas by Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

Natasha O'Brien and Stephen Barry to Lead CHILDREN OF EDEN at the Union Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Full casting is announced today for CHILDREN OF EDEN, which returns to London 25 years after its original West End production, playing at the Union Theatre from Wednesday 10 August, with a press night on Friday 12 August 2016. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver to Receive 2016 Donostia Award at San Sebastian Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Weaver will receive a Donostia Award at the gala screening of the film on September 21st in the Kursaal Auditorium. The Festival's most important honorary award acknowledges the career of the North American actress whose name has presided over some of the biggest productions in the last few decades (more...)

Edinburgh Fest Hit SISTER CITIES to Make Chicago Premiere with Chimera Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Artistic Director Rainee Denham and Chimera Ensemble are proud to present the Chicago premiere of Colette Freedman's Sister Cities, directed by Ashley Neal, August 20 - September 18 at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee.   (more...)

THE MAY QUEEN at The Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The May Queen, the sassy, new office comedy, has its Cape Playhouse premiere as the fourth play in in the historic theatre's 90th anniversary season. Directed by Amanda Charlton, it plays a two week engagement, July 26 - August 6; press night is set for Tuesday, July 26 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PORNO CHIC Returns to The Kings Arms
by Craig Hepworth - Jul 16, 2016

One of Manchester's most successful fringe theatre companies have announced that they will be bringing back the smash hit show Porno Chic after a sell out 2nd run at The Kings Arms, Salford as part of the Greater Manchester Fringe. (more...)

Aaron Neville's New Album Apache Out Now & Tour Dates Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Aaron Neville's new album, Apache, is out now via Tell It Records and Kobalt Label Services. The album celebrates Neville's 75th birthday, while 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of his first number one single, 'Tell It Like It Is.' The album, which debuted as an NPR First Listen, continues to receive critical acclaim: (more...)

Photo Flash: World Premiere of Dashnight's CHOPS Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Dashnight Productions is delighted to present the World Premiere of CHOPS, running through August 14, with press opening last night, July 14 at 8 p.m. at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening below! (more...)

Lineup Announced for the Launch of THE GREEN CATALYST at American Beauty Bar
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Show Goes On Productions is partnering with Lyrics To Go to launch a new series called THE GREEN CATALYST on July 20th, at American Beauty Bar, 251 W. 30th St., between 7th & 8th Aves. Artists include Lucas Elliot, Takemia Hazel, David Pollack & Daniel Crespo, and Alfonso King.  Doors open at 7pm. (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED with Ann Harada and More Set for WP Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater) has announced its 2016-17 Season at the McGinn/Cazale Theater (2162 Broadway, at 76th Street), the artists for the 2016-2018 WP Lab and the new Domestic Partner residency initiative. (more...)

CHILDREN OF EDEN to Return to London for 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

25 years after its original West End production, CHILDREN OF EDEN will return to London in a new production at the Union Theatre, opening on Friday 12 August with previews from Wednesday 10 August 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dashnight Productions' World Premiere of CHOPS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Dashnight Productions is delighted to present the World Premiere of CHOPS, previewing July 7, running through August 14, with press opening on Thursday, July 14 at 8 p.m. at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Izzy True Announce Debut LP 'Nope', Out 8/5 on Don Giovanni
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Emotive punk quartet Izzy True have announced the release of their debut LP Nope, out August 5 via Don Giovanni Records. (more...)

Apparate to London and Meet the Magical Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by Ashley LaChant - Jul 12, 2016

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is currently in previews in London's West End at the Palace Theatre, where it will open on July 30. Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornily lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, as part of a company of 42 talented actors. Scroll down to meet the entire cast, check out photos and video footage! (more...)

NYFA Awards Over $600K to New York State Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of its Artists' Fellowship Program. (more...)

Athens PopFest Announces Full Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

The Athens Popfest returns in 2016 on August 10th - 13th at Little Kings Shuffle Club, the World Famous, and the Georgia Theatre. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Will Feature Five Premieres in 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2016

At the end of a three-day celebration of the Utah Shakespeare Festival's 2016 season and the opening of the new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts Saturday night, the Festival's artistic directors shifted everybody's sights ahead, and drew more applause and excitement, when they announced the plays for the 2017 season. (more...)

BWW Review: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (abridged) (revised) by STNJ is a Gem
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 1, 2016

Put The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) Outdoor Stage on your summer entertainment schedule. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) (revised) is now being performed through July 31st and this show is a real gem. (more...)

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