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Portland-based Rock Band Blitzen Trapper to Make Theatrical Debut with WILD AND RECKLESS at The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Acclaimed Portland-based rock band Blitzen Trapper will make their foray into the world of theater with Wild and Reckless, a new concert event written and performed by the band that will have its world premiere at The Armory. The band has already recorded a limited-edition LP soundtrack for Wild and Reckless that will be available exclusively at performances. Entertainment Weekly premiered the song 'Love Live On' today, which can be heard HERE. Co-directed by The Armory's Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan and Production Manager Liam Kaas-Lentz, Wild and Reckless will run on the U.S. Bank Main Stage for 28 performances. Preview performances begin March 16; the opening night/press night is March 24; and regular performances run through April 30. The band will be joined on stage by New York-based actor Laura Carbonell, making her debut at The Armory, and Portland-favorite Leif Norby. (more...)

Biannual Art Party Celebrates the Work of High Concept Labs' Sponsored Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

On Saturday, April 29, the arts service organization High Concept Labs (HCL) celebrates its Sponsored Artists at the biannual HCL Open House at Mana Contemporary Chicago from 7:30 to 11:00 PM. The open warehouse art party will include works-in-progress, performances, installations, and music by artists from the organization's past and present. Light bites, drinks, and much more await partygoers.   (more...)

HEAVENSAKE - A Better High Awareness Performance at the American Cathedral in Paris
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

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BWW REVIEW: Craig Bary's IN DIFFERENCE Highlights the Universality Of Love And The Importance For Marriage Equality Through Dance
by Jade Kops - Mar 3, 2017

In a country still waiting for its leaders to support Marriage Equality, IN DIFFERENCE is Craig Bary's way of expressing the fact that regardless of the gender of the pair, love is a universal feeling. (more...)

Zeldis Research Executive Promotions Reflect Company Growth
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

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Portland-Based Rock Band Blitzen Trapper to Make Their Theatrical Debut with WILD AND RECKLESS at The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Acclaimed Portland-based rock band Blitzen Trapper will make their foray into the world of theater with Wild and Reckless, a new concert event written and performed by the band that will have its world premiere at The Armory. The band has already recorded a limited-edition LP soundtrack for Wild and Reckless that will be available exclusively at performances. Entertainment Weekly premiered the song "Love Live On," which can be heard HERE. Co-directed by The Armory's Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan and Production Manager Liam Kaas-Lentz, Wild and Reckless will run on the U.S. Bank Main Stage for 28 performances. Preview performances begin March 16; the opening night/press night is March 24; and regular performances run through April 30. The band will be joined on stage by New York-based actor Laura Carbonell (originally from Portland), making her debut at The Armory, and Portland-favorite Leif Norby. (more...)

Acts To Grind Theatre Presents Melodramedy CLOSER at MainLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Set in London 1997, four lives intertwine over the course of four and a half years in this densely plotted, stinging look at modern love and betrayal. (more...)

Syracuse University Department of Drama presents MAJOR BARBARA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

"The greatest of evils and the worst crime is poverty," declared George Bernard Shaw in the introduction to his famous play "Major Barbara". Written in 1906, this deliciously provocative comedy is the next offering in the Syracuse University Department of Drama season. Performances in the Storch Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/Drama complex begin March 31, with the official opening night on April 1. (more...)

Andrew Rayel Announces 'Moments' (Armada) Album & World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Unstoppable. Ferocious. Magical. The live DJ-performances of Andrew Rayel are an art form and all the world's a stage. Rayel's ever-expanding legions of admirers have been clamoring for his next full-length studio album since 2014's Find Your Harmony. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Route 66 Theatre Company's World Premiere of THE SOURCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Route 66 Theatre Company will launch its ninth season with the world premiere of Gabriel McKinley's psychological drama THE SOURCE, directed by Jason Gerace, playing tonight, March 2, through April 2, 2017 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. The press opening is Tuesday, March 7 at 7:30 pm. THE SOURCE features Kristina Valada-Viars and Cody Proctor, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo onstage below! (more...)

MATA FESTIVAL Returns to The Kitchen, 4/25 - 29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Now in its nineteenth year, MATA Festival is back at The Kitchen on April 25 - 29 with an overflowing bounty of the newest music. Representing 31 early-career composers from seventeen countries, it offers a singular opportunity for New Yorkers to grasp the complete spectrum of new music emerging today - from gritty European modernism to experiments in theater, sound, and acoustics. This year's concerts include seven world premieres (including three MATA commissions), fifteen US premieres, and six NY premieres.  (more...)

The New Colony Presents The World Premiere of SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The New Colony continues its 2017 Season with the world premiere of Connor McNamara's political thriller SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US), directed by Kristina Valada-Viars, playing April 13 - May 7, 2017 at The New Colony's resident home, The Den Theatre's Upstairs Main Stage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.thenewcolony.org.  (more...)

Radio Program 'In Your Right Mind' Explores if U-47700 is the New Deadly Drug in a New Broadcast on 790 AM KABC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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Bron Creative to Executive Produce and Co-Finance Jennifer Kent's THE NIGHTINGALE
by Movies News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Bron Creative will executive produce and co-finance THE NIGHTINGALE, a period thriller written and directed by Jennifer Kent, who previously wrote and directed the acclaimed feature The Babadook.  Made Up Stories, together with major production investment from Screen Australia, and in association with the Tasmanian Government through Screen Tasmania, and the South Australian Film Corporation will co-finance the picture as well. THE NIGHTINGALE will begin production in March in Tasmania, Australia. (more...)

Die Besetzung steht für Disneys DER GLÖCKNER VON NOTRE DAME in Berlin
by Marcel Konrath - Mar 14, 2017

Die Besetzung steht fuer Disneys DER GLÖCKNER VON NOTRE DAME in Berlin (more...)

Cisco Appoints Brenton L. Saunders, Chairman, President and CEO of Allergan plc, to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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Boston's Esteemed Leaders Have Been Summoned for Urban Improv's Banned in Boston 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

In the cynical justice system, comedically-based and socially unacceptable offenses are considered especially hilarious. The dedicated and talented performers who instigate these absurdities are members of an elite squad, made up of (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR: THE WOMEN TELL ALL on ABC - Monday, March 6, 2017
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Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR: THE WOMEN TELL ALL, airing on ABC on Monday, March 6, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, February 6, 2017
by - Jan 31, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, February 6, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: Ahoy! Meet the Cast of HOW I BECAME A PIRATE at Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

It's time for some pirate fun! How I Became a Pirate, adapted from the much-loved book by Melinda Long will have performances in February, March, and April at Main Street Theater's Midtown location at the MATCH. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Radio Program 'In Your Right Mind' Explores the Biology of Desire in a New Broadcast on 790 AM KABC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

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Photo Flash: (mostly)musicals Fills the E Spot Lounge with 'Happy' Songs for the New Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

(mostly)musicals kicked off their 4th season in style with songsforaHAPPYnewyear at the E Spot Lounge on Monday, January 16. This was the company's 21st entry in a series of themed cabarets, and set a new attendance record. 'We were thrilled that so many people came out to Studio City to get HAPPY with us!' explains producer amy francis schott. Scroll down for pictures of the memorable night! (more...)

GAME OF THRONES, HACKSAW RIDGE Stunt Performers Honored at 23rd SAG AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2017

The stunt performers and coordinators from “Hacksaw Ridge” and “Game of Thrones” were announced as this year's Screen Actors Guild Awards® honorees for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles. (more...)

Daytime Emmys Announce Drama Pre-Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the Drama Performer Pre-Nominations for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. (more...)

San Francisco Opera 2017 Radio Broadcast Schedule Announced for February Through August
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The partnership between San Francisco Opera and the Bay Area's Classical KDFC continues with monthly broadcasts of performances captured during the Fall 2016 Season, including the world premiere of Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang's Dream of the Red Chamber, and a historic broadcast from the Company's archives. All performances were recorded live at the War Memorial Opera House and feature the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus (Ian Robertson, Chorus Director). (more...)

August Strindberg Rep to Stage Two Mystery Plays by Scandinavian Playwrights This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

From March 4 to April 1, August Strindberg Rep will present two mystery plays by modern Scandinavian playwrights in repertory: Marty's Shadow' by Stig Dagerman (Sweden) and 'Journey in Light and Shadow' by Stig Dalager (Denmark). (more...)

New Q&A Discussing Traditional Disease Model and Harm Reduction Model Live on InYourRightMind.com
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

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Justin Teliqure is The King of Queens at the Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Justin Teliqure. He's irresistible and confusing, and he's here to take you on an adventure that's out of this world. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, February 13, 2017
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Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, February 13, 2017! (more...)

Radio Program 'In Your Right Mind' Explores Abstinence vs. Harm Reduction in a New Broadcast on 790 AM KABC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

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Scoop: THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, February 13, 2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, February 13, 2017! (more...)

Ayme Olivo, Richard Bermudez and Davis Gaines to Star in EVITA at Musical Theatre West
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Musical Theatre West (MTW) presents Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's musical masterpiece Evita at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center February 10-26. (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Linda Eder, Mandy Gonzalez and More to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This March, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten Join THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The New Group has announced full casting for Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten, and as previously announced, Norbert Leo Butz, Zosia Mamet and Maura Tierney, set to appear in this world premiere directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

Casting Announced for The New Colony's SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The New Colony has announced casting for its world premiere of Connor McNamara's political thriller SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US), directed by Kristina Valada-Viars. (more...)

Guild Hall and Where Are They Going Theatre Group to Present EXTINCTION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Guild Hall and Where Are They Going Theatre Group present EXTINCTION by Gabe McKinley previewing March 30-31, opening April 1, and running Wednesdays to Sundays through April 16. (more...)

Additional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Following the announcement earlier this year of the inaugural season of the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, founders Irina Paradnaya and Jared G. Lillyhave announced additional instructors - repetiteurs - rounding out what is sure to be an extraordinary opportunity for advanced students and aspiring professionals to learn and perform roles from the classical ballet repertory of the Bolshoi Ballet, the world's most acclaimed ballet company.  (more...)

LAUREN WEEDMAN DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE Opens at the Armory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Lauren Weedman, who took the city by storm with The People's Republic of Portland, is back once again for the world premiere of her first music-based production,Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The Armory's Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan will direct the production. Tim Sonnefeld will provide music direction and join Weedman on stage to play guitar, along with Ji Tanzer on drums. The production will mark Weedman's debut on The Armory's U.S. Bank Main Stage. Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore begins preview performances on March 16; the opening night/press night is March 24; and regular performances run through April 30. (more...)

Brown Books Publishing Group Launches Signature Books Division
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Since pioneering a New Era in Publishing in 1994, Milli Brown and Brown Books Publishing Group have focused on one central concept-building successful relationships with authors and developing high quality, award-winning books for those who wish to retain the rights to their intellectual property. (more...)

An 11:11 Experience's ELEVATOR Returns to Los Angeles in Special Limited Engagement Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The hit play ELEVATOR, written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and playwrightMichael Leoni, returns to Los Angeles for a special limited engagement at The Coast Playhouse (8325 Santa Monica Blvd.) in West Hollywood. The cast features Devon Werkheiser (Nickelodeon's "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide"), William Stanford Davis (Showtime's "Ray Donovan"), Deborah Vancelette (FX's "Terriers"), David Abed (Blue Man Group), Karsen Rigby, Erica Katzin and Kristina St. Peter. The creative team includes scenic and lighting designer David Goldstein (Off Broadway's Soul Doctor, Stalking the Bogeyman, Ghostlight) and original music and sound designer Mario Marchetti (who has collaborated with such artists as Demi Lovato, JoJo, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez, among many others). ELEVATOR begins previews on March 23 and will open on Saturday March 25, through Sunday, April 30, 2017. (more...)

PNC Pops to Welcome Best of Broadway for 'STANDING OVATIONS'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The PNC Pops proves 'there's no business like show business' during an evening of Broadway showstoppers with 'Broadway Standing Ovations' on February 17-19 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Route 66 Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of THE SOURCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Route 66 Theatre company is pleased to launch its ninth season with the world premiere of Gabe McKinley's psychological drama THE SOURCE, directed by Jason Gerace, playing March 2 - April 2, 2017 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for THE SOURCE are currently available at route66theatre.brownpapertickets.com. The press opening is Tuesday, March 7 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Seattle Playwrights Salon presents WITH DIGNITY by Sutherland Rowell
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The Seattle Playwrights Salon presents With Dignity by Kristina Sutherland Rowell and Raymond Williams on Friday March 10th at 7 p.m. at the Conservatory, 5813 Airport Way South, Seattle. Admission is free. (more...)

Radio Program 'In Your Right Mind' Will Explore Toxic Relationships in a New Broadcast on 790 AM KABC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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Andrew Rayel Announces 'Moments' (Armada) Album & World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Unstoppable. Ferocious. Magical. The live DJ-performances of Andrew Rayel are an art form and all the world's a stage. Rayel's ever-expanding legions of admirers have been clamoring for his next full-length studio album since 2014's Find Your Harmony. (more...)

Dandelion Theatre Announces OHIO STATE MURDERS Cast, Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Dandelion Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for OHIO STATE MURDERS by Adrienne Kennedy, the second production in their 2016-17 season. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, February 20, 2017
by - Feb 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, February 20, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: A Standing Ovation for GUYS AND DOLLS at River Ridge High School
by Peter Nason - Feb 13, 2017

Beautifully directed and full of life, this high school production of the iconic musical left audiences humming as they exited the theatre. (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...)

Radio Program 'In Your Right Mind' Will Explore Love vs. Lust in a New Broadcast on 790 AM KABC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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