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Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces 2017 PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

'This is an excellent season of plays,' Glory Kadigan, founder and curator of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity's Playwrights For A Cause, said, remarking about this year's plays and playwrights, and now, the creative team. 'I'm so proud of the activist artists involved with Planet Connections for continuing to connect with audiences in so many creative ways while drawing attention to organizations who are on the front lines of this important work.' (more...)

THE WHIRLIGIG Begins Previews Tonight at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The New Group proudly presents Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells, in a world premiere production directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

California Science Center to Open BODY WORLDS: PULSE May 20, 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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Autani and OSRAM Are Now 'Connected'
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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BWW Review: Norbert Leo Butz Stars in Hamish Linklater's Ambitious Drama THE WHIRLIGIG
by Michael Dale - May 28, 2017

"In a whirligig of grief" is how one character describes the emotional state of another in Hamish Linklater's ambitious new play, THE WHIRLIGIG, receiving a fine premiere mounting by The New Group's artistic director, Scott Elliott. (more...)

PLANET CONNECTIONS THEATRE FESTIVITY 2017: 40 Plays in 28 Days Honoring 31 Charities Starts in June
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Planet Connections changes the landscape of New York theatre this year. The award-winning Planet Connections Theatre Festivity runs June 12 - July 9, 2017 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC. WWW.PLANETCONNECTIONS.ORG (more...)

A Red Orchid Theatre to Host Reading of ANGELS IN AMERICA to Benefit the ACLU
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre hosts a benefit reading of Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner. Conceived as a response from Chicago theatre artists to the current political climate, the event's proceeds will benefit A Red Orchid Theatre and the Chicago chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). (more...)

Erik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Erik Ehn's Quiet House directed by Glory Kadigan premieres June 23 at the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (The Festivity runs June 12 - July 9 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC). (more...)

Photo Flash: Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center Hosts American Ballet Theatre's Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Guests arrived at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center for American Ballet Theatre's Spring Gala on a rainy Monday evening. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New Group Celebrates Opening Night of THE WHIRLIGIG
by Walter McBride - May 22, 2017

 The New Group presents the world premiere production of Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Sunday, May 28, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Sunday, May 28, 2017! (more...)

PLANET CONNECTIONS Changes the Landscape of New York Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Are you connected? Planet Connections changes the landscape of New York theatre this year. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Tim Realbuto's BECAUSE I CAN at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Tim Realbuto has announced his full cast for his return engagement to The Metropolitan Room on Friday, May 5, at 7 p.m. (more...)

Prague Shakespeare Company's MAN OF LA MANCHA Opens this Friday
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The long awaited English language Czech premiere of the multi-Tony award winning smash hit broadway musical Man of La Mancha written by Mitch Leigh, Dale Wasserman and Joe Darion coming to Prague. (more...)

KPOE to Host VICTORY GIRLS Fundraiser at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

KPOE'S VICTORY GIRLS FUNDRAISER is an evening of songs from the WW2 era, sung by some well-known, and some not so well-known, theater artists. (more...)

THE WHIRLIGIG, Starring Zosia Mamet and Norbert Leo Butz, Extends at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Due to demand, The New Group has announced an additional week for the company's world premiere production of Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells.  (more...)

Neighborhood Theatre Group to Premiere New Musical DISPATCHES FROM THE DUMB DECADE
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Neighborhood Theatre Group (NTG) is workshopping their newest musical Dispatches from the Decade by local playwright A.M. Dean, with music arranged by the NTG House Band, June 2-4 at Bona Sera Underground (200 W. Michigan Ave) in downtown Ypsilanti. (more...)

Visiun Announces New Advisory Board Member, Dr. Heather Signorelli
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

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Fan-Favorite Rachel Lindsay Begins Her Search for Love on ABC's THE BACHELORETTE, 5/22
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2017

Accomplished Texas attorney Rachel Lindsay takes a recess from the courtroom to start her search for happily ever after in the 13th edition of ABC's hit series, THE BACHLORETTE, premiering at a special time, MONDAY, MAY 22 (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Leoni's ELEVATOR at The Coast Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

 An 11:11 Experience's production of ELEVATOR, written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and playwright Michael Leoni has been playing to sold-out crowds with lines wrapping around The Coast Playhouse nightly. Want to see what all the excitement is about? Check out the newest press photos (now available for download at http://bit.ly/ELEVATOR_PressPhotos), meet the cast and enjoy the ride! (more...)

Mike Carlsen and Aaron Roman Weiner to Star in WITHOUT at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Mike Carlsen and Aaron Roman Weiner star in the headliner of the staged reading series: WITHOUT, a new play by Michael Puzzo at Planet Connections. (more...)

Cast Revealed for New Season of ABC's BACHELOR IN PARADISE
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The long-awaited fourth season of summer's genre-defying breakout hit series BACHELOR IN PARADISE returns on TUESDAY, AUGUST 8 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (more...)

PETE Announces Programming for a Summer of Fun!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

PETE has an incredible summer of performance ahead. Join us at the Northwest New Works festival in Seattle (June 9-11), or Summerfest at CoHo Theater in Portland (July 13-16) for a look at our vodka-soaked Cold War tragi-comedy Deception Unit. (more...)

Honorees Announced for Seattle Women's Pride
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

In the spirit of celebrating National LGBTQ Pride Month, the organizers behind the fourth annual Seattle Women's Pride have announced the recipients for their distinguished awards presentation on Saturday, June 17. (more...)

Andrew Rayel Takes Over the World One 'Moment' After Another, New Album Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Memorable. Electrifying. Rousing. Internationally acclaimed electronic dance music (EDM) DJ and producer, Andrew Rayel, is a master at commanding the emotions of music-lovers who come out to see him perform. Andrew Rayel's MOMENTS (Armada Music) album is out now. (more...)

UD Summer Stage to Open 42nd Season with ANNIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Audiences are invited to join Annie and her friends as Upper Darby Summer stage opens its 42nd season during Independence Day week with 'Annie, Jr.' (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cast of ANNIE WARBUCKS present Concert to Benefit Children's Aid Society
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Cast members of the upcoming production of ANNIE WARBUCKS performed last night at The Triad. See photos below! (more...)

FSLC Announces Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer This July
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

he Film Society of Lincoln Center presents Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer (July 21-27), a comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated dancer/choreographer's film work—the first in New York in over a decade. (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

BWW Review: CHICAGO Delivers Killer Performances at The Central New York Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Jun 20, 2017

Central New York (CNY) Playhouse's production of Chicago is a dream come true for Director Dustin M. Czarny, the ambitious Syracuse area community theatre's Artistic Director. The show is one of the hardest productions to receive the rights to perform in North America and the devoted director's request has been rejected eight times. His dedication and determination to acquire the rights to the "dream of a show" has paid off. What we see onstage at the "Theatre in the Mall" is entertaining and memorable to say the least. (more...)

All Dolled Up! Benefit Concert for the Children's Aid Society Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Cast members of the upcoming production of ANNIE WARBUCKS will perform at The Triad on Tues, June 20 at 7:00 PM. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Children's Aid Society of New York, which strives to improve the lives of the 120,000 families it serves annually with recreation programs, academic tutoring, and medical resources.   (more...)

The Black Box Dance Series Presents TRIBUTARY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

THE BLACK BOX Dance Series presents Tributary on Wednesday, June 21 at 8 p.m. at the downtown Franklin venue. Tributary is a collective of musicians from around the U.S. dedicated to performing spiritually rich and honest music that is thoughtful, creative and improvisatory. (more...)

Margaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

This summer, The K.G. Scully Players are pleased to present VICTORY GIRLS, by Kristina Poe, directed by Jill DeArmon, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

The Little Sisters of Hoboken Return to Bedford in NUNSENSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Bedford County Players continue their 2017 season with the 'habit-forming' off-Broadway musical hit Nunsence: The Mega-Musical! (more...)

GREY Tackles the Shades of Murder at Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Murder is black and white. Life is not. Twelve years after the murder of his son, Charlie Alexander faces the killer at his parole hearing. Jumping through time, we explore the lives of the people involved and the events that lead to the day of the crime. Cultures clash, punches are thrown, families struggle through loss and loneliness. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse presents DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid, adapted from Disney's stunning Broadway production and the Academy Award winning motion picture. Flat Rock Playhouse continues its Studio 52 Family Series with Disney's The Little Mermaid, running June 29th through July 23rd at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown on Main Street in Hendersonville. (more...)

Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

COOKING CHANNEL Set to Enter July with All-New Seasons and Episodes
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Cooking Channel is jumping into July with series premieres and all-new seasons and episodes of returning favorites. (more...)

Scoop: ONCE UPON A TIME on ABC - Sunday, April 30, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME, airing on ABC on Sunday, April 30, 2017! (more...)

KULEANA to Premiere at Maui Film Festival at Wailea
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2017

"Kuleana," a Hawaiian produced mystery-thriller set on Maui in the early 70's, will premiere at the Maui Film Festival at Wailea. Written and directed by Brian Kohne and produced by Stefan Schaefer, "Kuleana" will have its Hawaii premiere at the festival's Celestial Cinema in the coveted 8 p.m. Friday slot June 23. The Maui Film Festival at Wailea runs from June 21, to June 25, 2017. (more...)

Autani Releases Next Generation of Advanced Building Automation Software
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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Photo Coverage: First look at Columbus Moving Company's WE
by Jerri Shafer - Apr 27, 2017

Columbus Moving Company celebrates the musical triumph of David Bowie, in collaboration with their founding members' mentor Kristina Isabelle, through directed modern dance improvisation in their latest evening length work, WE. A tribe of seven dancers explore the abstract implications of gender, sexuality, community, and identity among shifting sound scapes by the late great musical icon, in an attempt to discover the essence of what it means to be human; what makes us 'we the people'; and what makes us one. Performances run April 28th & 29th at the Garden Theatre, 1187 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43201. For tickets/more info visit: http://shortnorthstage.org/calendar/v/612 (more...)

Restaurant Employee Participation in McDonald's Archways to Opportunity Education Program Doubles in Just One Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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ELEVATOR Extends Highly-Popular Run at West Hollywood's Coast Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

ELEVATOR-the celebrated play written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and playwright Michael Leoni-extends its popular West Hollywood special limited engagement at The Coast Playhouse through the end of June. ELEVATOR, a comedic and emotional ride exploring what happens when seven strangers get stuck in an elevator, opened on March 25 and has been met each night with enthusiastic sold-out crowds, lines of people wrapping around the theater and continued critical acclaim. (more...)

TV One to Present Stories of Perseverance, Love and Triumph with 2017-2018 Slate of Original Movies
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

TV One has announced its 4Q17-2018 slate of original movies, focusing on storytelling that will promote culturally authentic stories that inspire as well as entertain viewers and further strengthen the network's goal to be the premiere destination for relevant programming geared toward the African American community (more...)

Scoop: ONCE UPON A TIME on ABC - Sunday, April 30, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME, airing on ABC on Sunday, April 30, 2017! (more...)

Still Flawless: Platinum Luxury Auctions Now 5-for-5 in Wellington, FL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for San Francisco (more...)

BWW Review: FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Opens the Block Party Series at the Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Shari Barrett - Apr 21, 2017

'Failure: A Love Story' chronicles the lives, loves and deaths of the three Fail sisters (June Carryl, Margaret Katch, and Nicole Shalhoub) and the one man with the double moniker Mortimer Mortimer (Kurt Quinn) who fell in love with each of them but not at the same time. Set against the backdrop of 1920s Chicago, this touching, whimsical tale explores the impermanence of life and the permanence of love, especially among devoted family members. The 'failure' in the title refers to poor Mortimer's inability to ever marry any of the three sisters after falling in love with them, as the untimely deaths of the three sisters happen before any marriages can take place. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL at Trinity College
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Heathers: The Musical plays Trinity College in Hartford, CT from April 27-29, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

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