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Griffin Theatre Company Presents Post-show Jam GRIFFIN UP LATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

This month, join a hand-picked collection of nocturnal singers, joke-makers and storytellers for GRIFFIN UP LATE, a post-show jam of music and chortles. (more...)

Royal Court Theatre Announces New Play BODIES, Tickets Sales for B and VICTORY CONDITION, and Extra Shows for NUCLEAR WAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Vivienne Franzmann returns to the Royal Court Theatre with BODIES, directed by Jude Christian premiering in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Wednesday 05 July 2017 - Saturday 12 August 2017. (more...)

Why Are Women Still Shortchanged In Theatre?
by Gary Naylor - Feb 20, 2017

Has theatre come to terms with 21st century women? Or are female characters too frequently there to help the men drive the plot from curtain to curtain? (more...)

New Tampa Players to Host Master Class with Broadway's Danny Zolli
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

In preparation for its upcoming performance of Jesus Christ Superstar, the New Tampa Players, in collaboration with University Area Community Development Center are presenting a Master Class with Broadway star Danny Zolli on March 11th from 2:00P.M.-5:00P.M. at the University Area Community Development Center. (more...)

Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month of March. (more...)

Stand-Up Comedian D.L. Hughley Returns to The Orleans Showroom April 7-8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

???????Actor, radio personality and comic D.L. Hughley will bring his stand-up comedy act to The Orleans Showroom April 7-8. (more...)

The Best Hair Braiding Salon in Phoenix AZ is Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

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The Funk & Soul Weekender Announces Full Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Soundcrash are excited to finally announce the full lineup to the amazing Funk & Soul Weekender. After a sellout first year, they are back this May with an unmissable programme of funk and soul artists past and present. (more...)

Caroline Flack to Make Her Stage Debut in CRAZY FOR YOU Alongside Tom Chambers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Jamie Wilson and Gavin Kalin are delighted to announce that Caroline Flack will make her stage debut as 'Irene' in the national tour of the Watermill Theatre's acclaimed production of 'CRAZY FOR YOU'. Caroline joins the previously announced Tom Chambers as 'Bobby'. From the producers of 'Sister Act' and 'Nativity! The Musical', the national tour of 'CRAZY FOR YOU' opens at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on 17 August 2017. (more...)

Glitter, Glam, and Guts in CLUE: A DRAG EXTRAVAGANZA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

???????Haus of Neptune presents "CLUE: A Drag Extravaganza!" performing one night only, Friday at 8pm, February 17, 2017 at Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647). (more...)

Goran Bregovic & His Wedding And Funeral Band Return To Carnegie Hall, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On Wednesday, March 8 at 8 p.m., in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall presents iconic Balkan composer and musician Goran Bregovi? & His Wedding and Funeral Band. (more...)

The Unlikely Candidates to Release EP 'Bed Of Liars'; Headline Tour Starts Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Fort Worth, TX alternative rock band, The Unlikely Candidates will release Bed Of Liars, a six-song EP, tomorrow, February 17, 2017. (more...)

bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company Presents THE LADEN TABLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

"I am talking, but you don't listen. I am speaking but you don't hear me." (more...)

THE NARNIA EXPERIENCE Now Open at St George's Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

???????The Narnia Experience is now open at St George's Hall providing the perfect boredom buster for February half term! (more...)

Auckland Arts Festival Embraces Communities with Five Projects in WHANUI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

In 2017, for the first time, Auckland Arts Festival is producing Whanui - five large-scale, community-based projects that will widen the Festival's embrace from Otara to Northcote, Henderson to Glenn Innes and Flat Bush. (more...)

Photo Coverage: KING SAUL
by Yuval Gerstner - Feb 16, 2017

'King Saul' is a new tragicomedy musical that offers a fresh and modern take on the biblical tale of King Saul. One day, Saul, a naive young shepherd who had never desired to be king is suddenly crowned as the first king of Israel. He decides to try as hard as he can to become as dedicated and caring a king as he was a shepherd. However, he soon discovers that in order to be a moral king, he would have to fight the heavenly forces of corruption within the rising kingdom of Israel. Can a kind hearted leader with pure intentions survive the cynical and cruel jungle that is politics? (more...)

24th Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Honors Composer Megan Cavallari 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The 24th Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival will honor composer Megan Cavallari with the Integrity Award on Wednesday, March 23rd at 7 pm at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre. (more...)

The Fools & Kings Project Announces its Fourth Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

 The Fools & Kings Project is pleased to announce its two mainstage outdoor productions for its fourth season. First up in May 2017 will be Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Kenny Wade Marshall. Marshall previously directed the company's 2016 production of The Comedy of Errors. Ian Heitzman (Fools & King's Romeo & Juliet) will return as Fight Director. (more...)

Sturgill Simpson Unveils Official 'All Around You' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The official music video for Sturgill Simpson's “All Around You” is premiering today and can now be viewed (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 16/17 season with the hilarious farce, A FLEA IN HER EAR, a new version of Georges Feydeau's farce by David Ives, Directed by R. Michael Gros, March 1-18, 2017 in the Garvin Theatre. (more...)

Once And For All, NEWSIES is Back! Recap Before You Hit the Movie Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - tickets are now available for 'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!,' playing in U.S. movie theaters for three days only on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre earlier this year, the event features Jeremy Jordan, reprising the role he created as 'Jack Kelly.' Joining Jordan are original Broadway cast members Kara Lindsay as 'Katherine,' Ben Fankhauser as 'Davey' and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as 'Crutchie,' and NEWSIES North American Tour stars Steve Blanchard as 'Joseph Pulitzer,' Aisha de Haas as 'Medda Larkin,' and Ethan Steiner as 'Les.' (more...)

BWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre's KING CHARLES III a Necessary Play For Our Times
by Andrew White - Feb 15, 2017

Times like these call for plays that directly address our anxieties; and Mike Bartlett's King Charles III is about as timely and necessary a play as we're likely to see. For all its indulgent verbal sprawl the Shakespeare Theatre Company has served Washington theatre audiences superbly, with a stellar cast and a politically taut drama written in the finely-tuned pentameter that once made, well, Shakespeare himself so famous. (more...)

Segal Center Announces Full Lineup for 2017 Film Festival on Theatre and Performance
by Movies News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center announces the third annual Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP). (more...)

PlayPenn Announces Spring 2017 Mini-Conference of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

PlayPenn, the Philadelphia-based organization dedicated to the development and nurturing of new plays and playwrights, is partnering with Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Contemporary American Theatre Festival to present workshops of two new works by acclaimed writers Mickey Fisher (creator of CBS's EXTANT with Halle Berry) and Kara Lee Corthron. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Celebrate 7,000th Performance in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Producers Karl Sydow and Paul Elliott have announced that the new UK production of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage, is mamboing back onto the road after a sensational Christmas season in the West End followed by international dates in Bremen and Cannes. The production will celebrate its 7,000th performance on Tuesday 7 March 2017 (more...)

THE REVOLUTION to Head Out On Tour; New York Show Sells Out in Under An Hour!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Following last week's surprise announcement by The Revolution of only four dates, the immediate response from fans has been astounding. The New York show sold-out in less than an hour and now, second shows have been confirmed in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia and are on-sale today. The Revolution are planning a nationwide tour throughout 2017, additional cities and dates to be announced. (more...)

Chase & Status, Rudimental, Hannah Wants and Gorgon City to Headline Together's Amnesia Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

???????After an incredible six years on the island, Together is back once again at one of the world's great clubbing institutions, Amnesia! A whirlwind few years has the brand cement itself as one of the leading nights on the white isle with a festival-based atmosphere engulfing the mammoth club every Tuesday night across the summer months.  (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Star Grant Almirall Joins Cast of WEST SIDE STORY at the Joburg Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Grant Almirall, star of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, joins the superb cast of the Fugard Theatre's smash hit musical, WEST SIDE STORY, at the Joburg Theatre until 5 March 2017. (more...)

Anat Cohen, John Waite, Robbie Fulks and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Israeli multi-reed bandleader Anat Conat and her critically acclaimed international Trio Brasileiro, English musician John Waite (1984's 'Missing You'), recent Grammy nominee and Chicagoan Robbie Fulks and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE UNDERSTUDY Opens at the Canal Cafe Theatre Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Leonard Sillevis (Cowboy Mouth, Kings Head; King John, The Union Theatre), Emma Taylor (NewsRevue, Canal Cafe; The Birds, Leicester Square Theatre; The Nanny, Soho Theatre) and Samuel John (A Long Day's Journey into Night, Bermuda Arts Festival; Dead Funny and Our Walk Through the World, The Old Red Lion) have been cast in Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck's The Understudy, which will make its UK Premiere at the Canal Cafe Theatre this February. (more...)

Colin Hay to Play NYC Album Release Show 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Fierce Mercy is an epic, cinematic step forward from singer-songwriter Colin Hay, most beloved for his intimate, confessional live shows but most widely known for being an influential and celebrated frontman. The range of artists who have chosen to cite him as a muse or who have found themselves on stage with him in the past year spans the genre landscape from heavy metal, to Americana, to Cuban rhythms and beyond. His inclusion as a playlist favorite from the likes of Metallica to The Lumineers reflects his continuing relevance and broad appeal. (more...)

Amused Moose Comedy's National New Comic Award 2017: Heat 6, Plus Tom Allen and Ian Smith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

On 12 March, you can vote for twelve exciting new comedians onstage at Kings X's iconic WaterRats music/comedy venue, which launched Oasis in London and Bob Dylan in the UK. (more...)

Amused Moose Comedy's National New Comic award 2017: Heat 5, Plus David Morgan and Alex Zane
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

On 11 March, you can vote for nine exciting new comedians onstage at Kings X's iconic WaterRats music/comedy venue, which launched Oasis in London and Bob Dylan in the UK. (more...)

Amused Moose Comedy's National New Comic Award 2017: Heat 7, Plus Yuriko Kotani and Alex Zane
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

On 18 March, you can vote for nine exciting new comedians onstage at Kings X's iconic WaterRats music/comedy venue, which launched Oasis in London and Bob Dylan in the UK. (more...)

David Roche Foundation Museum Opens Significant Exhibition on Kings, Queens & Courtiers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The David Roche Foundation is opening a significant exhibition on Kings, Queens & Courtiers from the Roche collection. Monarchs and aristocrats of the 18th and 19th centuries were of abiding interest to David Roche - and this exhibition reflects his passion for selecting items of exceptional quality to add to his collection.  (more...)

Amused Moose Comedy's National New Comic Award 2017: Heat 8, Plus Marcel Lucont and Ian Smith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

On 19 March, you can vote for twelve exciting new comedians onstage at Kings X's iconic WaterRats music/comedy venue, which launched Oasis in London and Bob Dylan in the UK. (more...)

Estelle Parsons to Helm THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT at La MaMa This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot will receive a rare New York revival this spring at The Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa (66 East 4th Street) with previews beginning March 9th, 2017 for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through March 26th.  Opening Night is set for Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

The Elephant Theatre Company presents GOD'S WAITING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Elephant Theatre Company presents Robert Austin Rossi's heartfelt World Premiere dramaGod's Waiting Room where prejudices collide with the past and present in issues of sexuality, religion, intolerance and love. Renowned Los Angeles theatre Director, David Fofi directs this award-winning cast. LA stage veterans Kathleen Garrett stars along with Jeremy Glazer, Mark Adair-Rios, Randy Vasquez and Charlie Pacello. (more...)

Irish Folk Group The High Kings Go On Tour With Warrington Date
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The High Kings, the true heirs of Ireland's folk heritage, are the most exciting Irish folk group to come along in years, and they're heading to Warrington on 8 June. (more...)

freeFall Theatre Company presents Florida Regional Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

freeFall Theatre Company presents the Florida regional premiere of RED VELVET by Lolita Chakrabarti. RED VELVET plays freeFall February 25 through March 26. Jose Rufino (freeFall's RIP.TIED and MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM) returns to St. Petersburg as Ira Aldridge. The play also features Joe Lauck (freeFall's hit premiere THE BUFFALO Kings), Britta Ollmann, Megan Therese Rippey, Edward French, Douglas Hall, Amy Dawn Rufino and Matt Lunsford. (more...)

Footman Tours Back By Public Demand To St George's Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

???????For anyone who has ever been to St George's Hall and wished they could explore the nooks and crannies that aren't normally open to the public, will now have the perfect opportunity when The Footman Tours return this March. (more...)

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Brings Biggest Led Production Show in the World
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

International superstars Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have earned themselves something of a solid reputation for throwing the biggest parties found in the years clubbing calendar. (more...)

Chef Marc Cela Takes the Helm at the Tavern at Wick Theatre and Costume Museum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Marilynn Wick has announced that one of South Florida's most beloved chefs has taken the helm at the Tavern at The Wick restaurant, which is located inside the acclaimed Wick Theatre and Costume Museum in Boca Raton. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Scenes from James Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION at Abingdon
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents a world-premiere play from author James Lecesne (Trevor) and director Tony Speciale - the playwright and director of The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey - in the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Off-Broadway performances run through February 26. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Michael Mwenso & The Shakes: They Laugh and Smile at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Michael Mwenso strikes out on his own with a new musical revue. This premiere performance will feature Mwenso's new compositions that chronicle working through the struggle of being different to discovering the redemptive power of love, community, and inner strength at Greenwich House Music School. (more...)

Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (more...)

Sturgil Simpson Wins Best Country Album at 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Sturgill Simpson won Best Country Album at last night's 59th Annual Grammy Awards for his acclaimed third full-length album, A Sailor's Guide To Earth. (more...)

The Fugard Theatre's Smash Hit Musical, WEST SIDE STORY, Wows Johannesburg Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

The Fugard Theatre's grand-scale, smash hit, all South African production of WEST SIDE STORY is currently running at the Joburg Theatre's Mandela Theatre in Johannesburg, presented by Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: STRICTLY COME DANCING LIVE!, Wembley Arena
by Vikki Broad - Feb 11, 2017

The Strictly Tour has now been an annual fixture in fans' calendars for ten years. Each time the casual enthusiast mentally prepares themselves for a some full on fluff and scripted joviality but on this opening night at Wembley, this relentlessly joyful show was full of heart which is exactly what the world needs right now. (more...)

CRUEL INTENTIONS THE MUSICAL Adds Seats Due to Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Cruel Intentions: The Musical, the new stage adaptation of Roger Kumble's 1999 cult hit film developed by Lindsey Rosin and Jordan Ross, has announced that the previously sold-out engagement will release of a new block of tickets for all three shows of its pop-up New York Premiere engagement starting this weekend at (Le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street). (more...)

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