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John Addison and Arvid Larsen to Lead The Heather Brothers' HOLY CRAP at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

King's Head Theatre has announced the cast of Holy Crap, headed up by West End performers John Addison and Arvid Larsen. (more...)

Mountain Play presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and 50th Anniversary Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

 The Mountain Play Association, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, will present the timeless classic Disney's Beauty and the Beast directed by Jay Manley for their 104th season. Based on the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST tells the story of a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will take place every Sunday from May 21 to June 18, 2017. (more...)

Award-Winning Talents Common and OK GO to Headline Lowdown Hudson Music Fest This July
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Arts Brookfield's annual summer music festival, the Lowdown Hudson Music Fest, returns to the heart of downtown New York for its seventh summer on July 18 and 19. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 24, 2017
by - May 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


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NBC Cancels Spin Off Drama CHICAGO JUSTICE After One Season
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

While the network renewed the other shows in the 'CHICAGO FIRE' franchise, CHICAGO P.D. and CHICAGO MED earlier this month, they held back on the their decision to order a second season for 'JUSTICE' until after the upfronts. (more...)

Joan Osborne, Isaac Mizrahi and More On Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Joan Osborne with a program of Bob Dylan songs, Ireland's Folk Band of the Year The High Kings, Isaac Mizrahi brings his show "Does This Song Make Me Look Fat?" to City Winery and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, May 25 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Spacelab9 Announces 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Soundtrack Double LP'
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

SPACELAB9, in conjunction with CD PROJEKT RED, is proud to announce the vinyl debut of one the most critically acclaimed role playing video games ever to grace the medium. (more...)

Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces 47th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Kumu Kahua Theatre is proud to announce their 47th season, which will run from August 2017 through June 2018. (more...)

21 Theatre Announces 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Discover 5 shows you won't want to miss at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 21 theatre's electrifying 2017 season of music & musicals. (more...)

Foreign Frontiers and More Coming Up This Month at Blue Note Napa
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Blue Note Napa has announced its nightclub lineup from tonight, May 22 to May 28, 2017. Scroll down for details, and visit www.bluenotenapa.com for more information! (more...)

Charlotte Wakefield Boards UK Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU as 'Polly'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Jamie Wilson and Gavin Kalin have announced that Charlotte Wakefield will play 'Polly' in the national tour of the Watermill Theatre's acclaimed production of 'CRAZY FOR YOU'. Charlotte joins the previously announced Tom Chambers as 'Bobby' and Caroline Flack as 'Irene'. 'CRAZY FOR YOU' opens at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on 17 August 2017. (more...)

3-D Theatricals Presents Reimagined R&H Classic OKLAHOMA
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Known for stylish award-winning productions and their signature flair for bringing to the stage thoughtfully reimagined interpretations of musical theatre spectaculars, 3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles and Orange County takes on Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!... with a new point of view. (more...)

BWW Interview: Show-Stopper Grace McLean Talks GREAT COMET, The Necessity of Art and the Importance of Being Weird
by Matthew Blank - May 19, 2017

We talk to Grace McLean, who dazzles audiences nightly in her show-stopping turn as Marya in NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. (more...)

2017 Kentucky Shakespeare Festival In Central Park
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The 2017 57th annual Free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park kicks off its professional season with a comedy, a history, and a tragedy.  The season begins with Much Ado About Nothing on May 31st, then Richard II on June 15th, followed by Julius Caesar on July 29h. Each production will run for two weeks and then all three productions will rotate in repertory July 11-23. All three productions will be performed in a single night starting at 4:30PM on July 22nd for the fourth annual Bard-A-Thon.  (more...)

Scottish stars line up for the 30th Anniversary Tour of Tony Roper's THE STEAMIE
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Opening in Kirkcaldy on Wednesday 6th September, 2017, the show will celebrate 30 years entertaining audience across Scotland with a tour which takes in His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen, Dundee Rep, Ayr Gaiety, Eden Court Inverness, the Macrobert Arts Centre Stirling, Kings Theatre Glasgow and the Kings Theatre Edinburgh. (more...)

The Mountain Play presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Mountain Play Association, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, will present the timeless classic Disney's Beauty and the Beast directed by Jay Manley for their 104th season. Based on the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST tells the story of a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will take place every Sunday from May 21 to June 18, 2017. (more...)

4th Annual Fifth Star Honors to Celebrate Common, Steppenwolf and More at Millennium Park
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor four Chicago artists and institutions for their contributions to the city's cultural landscape at the 4th annual Fifth Star Honors presented by Allstate Insurance Company. (more...)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING Returning to U.S. Theaters
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have announced the return to US cinemas of ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING, the acclaimed feature film about the making of their album Skeleton Tree directed by Andrew Dominik. (more...)

Disney Pixar's CARS 3 Fuels Two Soundtracks; Pre-Order Begins Tomorrow
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

As Lightning McQueen heads to the big screen alongside his new tech-savvy trainer Cruz Ramirez, Disney•Pixar's CARS 3 fuels two soundtrack releases-both available from Walt Disney Records on June 16 as the film opens in theaters nationwide. (more...)

Bryant Park presents A Month of Contemporary Dance
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Fresh and original, innovative artists showcase exhilarating works, modern dance curated by Tiffany Rea-Fisher and ballet curated by Donna Salgado. (more...)

Classic Rock Legends Wishbone Ash Welcome New Guitarist
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Wishbone Ash, one of the most influential guitar bands in the history of rock, recently announced a line-up change. After more than a decade of making albums and touring the world with the band, guitarist Muddy Manninen has left to pursue his own musical interests. (more...)

Ardea Arts Presents Pop-Up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Ardea Arts announces Pop-up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. These will take place throughout New York City on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. (more...)

Opera in the City Festival Line-Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

This summer, the Bridewell Theatre in the heart of the City of London will become the home of new and innovative opera productions. (more...)

ONE NIGHT ONLY Premiere, Kate Benson's [PORTO] Set for WP Theater's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced their 2017-2018 40th Anniversary Season at WP Theater (2162 Broadway, at 76th Street). (more...)

Celebrate Music Of Piano Man Billy Joel At St George's Hall Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Following on from his highly-acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joel's original touring band, Liverpool's St Georges Hall are delighted to bring audiences The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace on Friday 23 June. (more...)

Ardea Arts to Present Pop-Up Previews of BOUNCE THE BASKETBALL OPERA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Ardea Arts announces Pop-up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. These will take place throughout New York City on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. (more...)

Trump's Wall Was Created to Keep Out Zombies and He is a Wizard According to Dark Helix Press' Latest Anthology
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

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KINGS OF LEON live im Juni in München und Berlin
by Marcel Konrath - May 15, 2017

Die Kings of Leon, eine der intensivsten Livebands der Musikszene, geben neben ihren beiden angekundigten Shows Mitte Februar im Juni zwei weitere Konzerte in Deutschland. Rund um die Welttournee ihres international gefeierten, neuen Albums „Walls" spielt die mit Multi-Platin ausgezeichnete Band am 14. Juni in der Munchener Olympiahalle und am 25. Juni in der Berliner Waldbuhne. (more...)

Photo Flash: Fools & Kings Project Presents Free Outdoor Production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Fools & Kings Project in collaboration with Riverbank State Park opened its free outdoor production of Much Ado About N othing on Saturday, May 6th at Summit Rock at 6:00 PM (entrance at W 86th Street and Centra Park West). This marks the first of the company's fourth season of free, outdoor Shakespeare. Check out photos of the cast below! (more...)

Here They Go Again! Corbin Bleu, Dove Cameron and Lea DeLaria Join MAMMA MIA! at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Here they go again! Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Mamma Mia!, Friday, July 28, at 8 PM, Saturday, July 29, at 8 PM and Sunday, July 30, at 7:30 PM. The new cast members are Corbin Bleu as Sky, Dove Cameron as Sophie, Lea DeLaria as Rosie, and Jennifer Nettles as Donna. The production also stars previously announced Jamie Camil as Sam. (more...)

Francois van Coke to Headline ROCK IN MY TAAL Concert at Carnival City's Big Top Arena
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

ROCK IN MY TAAL promises to be the Afrikaans rock event of the year when it plays Carnival City's Big Top Arena next Saturday. Francois van Coke and his band, Die Gevaar, will share the stage with Die Heuwels Fantasties, Saarkie, National Incident and The Sweet Resistance at the concert. (more...)

"For The Love Of Our Children" Is The Theme For The Friends Of Saint Edmond Ball To Be Held May 6, 2017 In Fort Dodge, Iowa
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

A tradition that started in 1984 continues this year with the 'For The Love Of Our Children' Saint Edmond Ball to be held on Saturday, May 6th at the Starlite Best Western in Fort Dodge, Iowa. A highlight of this year's ball will be The Bluewater Kings Band. (more...)

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS to Celebrate 100th Show with Point Foundation Donations
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - will celebrate its 100th performance on Friday, May 19 at 8:00 PM. To celebrate this landmark, the show will harness the power of community to benefit Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students of merit. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Complete for Fiasco's Extended IMAGINARY INVALID at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the Globe-commissioned world premiere adaptation of The Imaginary Invalid written by Moliere and reinvented by the acclaimed theatre group Fiasco Theater. Fiasco last delighted Globe audiences with their inventive reimagining of Into the Woods in 2014. This new take on the hilarious classic tale is directed by Fiasco Co-Artistic Directors Jessie Austrian and Noah Brody. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 5/12 - MAMMA MIA and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed 5/12 - MAMMA MIA and More! (more...)

BWW Review: GREASE, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - May 11, 2017

Dust off your leather jackets, pull on your bobby-socks and take a trip to a simpler time as Danny and Sandy fall in love all over again. It's the original high-school musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You're The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin' and many more. (more...)

Chris Evans to Lead All-Star Cast in Gideon Raff's THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT
by Movies News Desk - May 11, 2017

Chris Evans will head a star studded ensemble cast in writer/director Gideon Raff's THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT, it was announced by producers Aaron L. Gilbert of Bron Studios and Alexandra Milchan of EMJAG Productions. (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club's FULFILLMENT CENTER Announces Full Casting; Performances Begin June 6
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce complete casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Fulfillment Center, the new play by Abe Koogler (Kill Floor), directed by Daniel Aukin (Fool For Love at MTC). (more...)

Elizabeth Holtzman, Former Congresswoman and Author of the Special Prosecutor Statute, Is Available for Comment on the Comey Firing
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

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The Stars Align! Starz Orders Second Season of AMERICAN GODS
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

Starz announced today it has picked up a second season of its deity-driven, critically-acclaimed original series AMERICAN GODS, produced by FremantleMedia North America (FMNA), following its premiere on STARZ on April 30, which has garnered more than 5 million multiplatform viewers to-date and growing.* (more...)

New York Guitar Festival Announces Additional Events for 2017 Series
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Resuming its status as an annual event after several seasons as a biennial, the New York Guitar Festival returns in Spring 2017 with cross-cultural concert programming in celebration of works for guitar. This year the Festival expands its partnership with media sponsor WNYC, which will host a 4-week series of events at The Greene Space. Kicking off with the Opening Night concert on May 18th  by two-time Grammy-winning classical guitarist Sharon Isbin, the weekly series will follow every Thursday through June 8, 2017. (more...)

Erratica and Print Room at the Coronet Team for World Premiere of REMNANTS
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

ERRATICA, the international new British music theatre company, will bring the world premiere of Remnants to the Print Room at the Coronet, this summer. With previews starting on 12 June as part of InTRANSIT Festival, this production tells the true story of one woman's experience of the aftermath of the Srebrenica massacre, and her family's connection to the Holocaust in Bosnia 50 years before. (more...)

Neil Berg's THE PIANOMEN Pays Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John at the Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Neil Berg's The Pianomen pays tribute to the songs of two of iconic artists of the 20th Century, Billy Joel and Elton John. The award-winning composer, lyricist, and producer Neil Berg will be joined by vocalists Danny Zolli and Michael Lanning in an intimate performance of the classic hits beloved by the whole world on stage at the Bickford Theatre on Friday, May 19, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Irish Folk Group The High Kings Bring New Tour to Warrington
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 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...)

Off Broadway Alliance to Host 'MAKING IT WORK' Seminar on Sharing Theaters
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold the next event in its Seminars series focused on the Off Broadway Producing Process on Saturday May 20th, 2017. (more...)

Mosaic Announces Full 2017 VOICES FROM A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents the culmination of its expansive and hugely successful second season with the 2017 Voices From a Changing Middle East Festival. This year's festival is of particular resonance in this 50th year since the Six Day War and the start of The Occupation, and focuses on two taut dramas about the lives, circumstances, and humanity of Palestinians in Israel and Gaza. (more...)

Our Faves for NATIONAL BURGER MONTH
by Marina Kennedy - May 10, 2017

We've searched the New York metro area to find the most delicious burgers for 'National Burger Month' in May. And it's not just all about the best beef. Many of the restaurants we selected have a great selection of veggie burgers, turkey burgers, and other savory selections. (more...)

Summer 2017 Kicks Off this Month at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Pack your picnic, grab your friends, and get ready for stunning shows on star-filled summer nights! (more...)

Ramin Karimloo to Bring 'Broadgrass' and More to BB Kings This July; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

It was just announced that Tony and Olivier Award Nominated star Ramin Karimloo, by arrangement with Neil O'Brien Entertainment, will be returning to BB King Blues Club - for the fifth time - this summer for Ramin Karimloo Live. The Iranian-Canadian singer, currently starring on Broadway in Anastasia, will play one of his signature concerts at the legendary 42nd street blues club on Sunday, July 23rd and Monday, July 24th at 8PM. (more...)

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