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BWW Review: Justin Vivian Bond Is 'Golden' in Anniversary Show at Joe's Pub
by Troy Frisby - Sep 23, 2016

If this is what the end of the GOLDEN AGE OF JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND looks like, here's hoping for an extension. Before capping off a yearlong celebration of Bond's 25th anniversary of being a performer with a VIVification benefit, v's---Bond's preferred pronoun---GOLDEN AGE was a fever dream, full of charming anecdotes about shared psychoanalysts, spirit guides and Blythe Danner. On the second evening of the show's four-night run earlier this month, Bond's control over the melodic rasp of v's voice was impeccable. More importantly, v displayed an unmatched talent for controlling the space v's in, owning the entire stage with little more than a gentle sway and the tap of a heel, making Bond's all-out performance look effortless. (more...)

Back for the Holidays by Vociferous Popular Demand is The Bang Group's NUT/CRACKED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

THE WINTER YARD is indeed back for the 2016-2017 season, courtesy of funding from Boston's Barr Foundation and the Massachusetts Cultural Council/Local Cultural Council (MV).  And there's no better way to kick off a season of sugar, spice, and gender-fluid mistletoe, renegade skaters, proto-punk Inuk throat-singers and the island's home-grown dance stars, than with a delirious celebration of holiday spirit and tradition. Ladies and Gentlemen, you asked for it to come back, and now it's here - "NUT/CRACKED", choreographed by The Bang Group's co-director David Parker, in collaboration with the company.  You may likely see a few of your neighbors or offspring up there on stage ... (more...)

Varla Jean Merman Returns to New Orleans on November 3 with A LITTLE WHITE MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Clear the shores of Lake Pontchartrain, Ladies and Gentlemen, there's a great white chanteuse beaching herself in New Orleans! International superstar Varla Jean Merman is opening her jaws wide to take a big bite out of the American Songbook.  (more...)

Undermain Theatre Presents the Dallas Premiere of 10 OUT OF 12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Undermain Theatre presents 10 OUT OF 12, by Anne Washburn to follow up the successful 33rd season debut of so go the ghosts of mexico, part one.  10 OUT OF 12 will be produced at Undermain's home in Deep Ellum - 3200 Main St.   (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The Vagabonds say, "ready, set, subscribe" for an exciting and jam-packed season line-up.  Today, Flat Rock Playhouse announced the highly anticipated 2017 season of twenty-five productions that make up Flat Rock's Mainstage features, Studio 52 & Family programming, and the popular Music on the Rock series. (more...)

BWW Recap: A Change is Gonna Come on GREY'S ANATOMY
by Lauren Gienow - Nov 6, 2016

The 7th episode of season 13 of GREY'S ANATOMY, entitled “Why Try to Change Me Now” aired Thursday night and it looks like 'change' is indeed coming to Grey Sloan Memorial. With a new consultant at the hospital, the Attendings quickly fall into paranoia and defensiveness…and it may very well be warranted! (more...)

Blackfriars Stages Original New Play by Local Comics
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Blackfriars Theatre rings in the holiday season with The Flight Before Christmas, an original comedic play by three of Rochester's most beloved comics. (more...)

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture at the 14th Street Y and Mystical Feet Company Present THE MAR VISTA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture and Mystical Feet Company present The Mar Vista, a dance/theater work written and choreographed by Yehuda Hyman in collaboration with the Mystical Feet Company (Ron Kagan, Dwight Kelly, Ryan Pater, Ezra Lowrey, Amanda Schussel and Hyman) at The Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, from December 1-18, 2016.  Performance schedule: Thursday-Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $18 in advance or $22.50 at the door. Tickets are available at 646-395-4310 or www.14streety.org.    (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces New 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

With Sinbad the Sailor opening on Monday and Rani Moorthy's Whose Sari Now? currently playing in Gerry's studio space, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the theatre's forthcoming Spring/Summer 2017 season. (more...)

Soul Sensation Remember Jones Announces 10th Anniversary Revival of BACK TO BLACK; Playing 5 Cities with 15-Piece Orchestra
by Kevin Pollack - Nov 15, 2016

National soul sensation Remember Jones fronts a 15-piece orchestra in back to BACK TO BLACK, a revival and re-creation of the entire 2006 Grammy-award winning, Amy Winehouse album Back to Black, in celebration of the album's 10th anniversary and commemorating 5 years of Amy Winehouse's tragic passing. (more...)

Photo Flash: Phoenix Productions Presents A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

A new musical version of the classic movie comes to the stage for the holiday season. The story  takes place in the 1940s in Indiana and focuses on a child named Ralphie, a daydreamer who spends his days counting down to Christmas. He wants a Red Ryder BB Gun, but as his parents and teachers warn him, "You'll shoot your eye out!"  All of the movie's best-loved moments are here, including the Old Man's leg-shaped lamp, the tongue-on-a-flagpole scene, the bunny suit, the Santa slide and all of Ralphie's extravagant daydreams. It's a big Broadway musical, complete with dazzling dance numbers and gorgeous sets. (more...)

LABA and Mystical Feet Company to Present THE MAR VISTA This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture and Mystical Feet Company present The Mar Vista, a dance/theater work written and choreographed by Yehuda Hyman in collaboration with the Mystical Feet Company (Ron Kagan, Dwight Kelly, Ryan Pater, Ezra Lowrey, Amanda Schussel and Hyman) at The Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, from December 1-18, 2016. (more...)

ESPN Adds First-Ever Televised Wimbledon Qualifying This June
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

In June, ESPN will cover all four days of Ladies' and Gentlemen's qualifying for The Championships, Wimbledon for the first time, with all-day action from one of the grass courts at the Bank of England Sports Centre in Roehampton, not far from Wimbledon and the All England Lawn Tennis Club. (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...)

Roseneath Theatre Announces 'Be True To You' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Artistic Director Andrew Lamb and Managing Director Annemieke Wade have announced Roseneath Theatre's 2017-18 Season - Be True To You - on today's International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (dayagainsthomophobia.org). (more...)

Casting Announced for the World Premiere of the Stage Adaptation of Emma Donoghue's ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre Dublin have announced casting for the world premiere of Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel Room. (more...)

Stephen Casey and Cast Announced for the World Premiere of the Stage Adaptation of ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

???????Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre Dublin today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel Room. Previously adapted by Donoghue for the screen, winning multiple awards, she now brings the story to the stage featuring songs by Scottish songwriter Kathryn Joseph and Cora Bissett. (more...)

Ladies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies and the Persuasions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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Ladies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies and the Persuasions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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Friday 5 (+1): Pull Tight Players' VANYA, SONIA... 'And Them'
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 30, 2017

Led by a trio of veteran Nashville-area actors - Dan Zeigler, Pat Street and Lynn Yates - the quartet of eponymous characters is completed by Ryan Chavez Richmond, who is quickly making a name for himself (and gaining more than a little notoriety along the way) on local stages. The four of them are joined by Jeanne Valcarcel Drone as Cassandra and Nikki Gavin as Nina in Durang's rollicking comedy that is sure to make you laugh uproariously one moment and bring tears to your eyes in the next. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Launches Late Night Drag Series with Miss Vodka Stinger, Cacophany Daniels & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

After years of presenting some of New York's most beloved and fabulous drag performers, Feinstein's/54 Below launches an ongoing Late Night Drag Series. Curated by Garth Schilling (also known to the drag community as Miss Vodka Stinger), the new Late Night Drag Series features a rotating roster of up-and-coming and legendary New York City drag performers on select Thursday nights at 11:30PM with $20 tickets and a two-drink minimum. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Feinstein Brings ELLA ON MY MIND to Jazz at Lincoln Center
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 9, 2017

There are not too many places in the world where you can see and hear music performances like the concert/shows produced in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel Room.  Before the music starts you get to see one of the most exciting views NYC has to offer of Central Park & Columbus Circle.  Then just as you're silently singing 'can't take my eyes off of you'  the off-stage announcement is made 'and now Ladies and Gentlemen, the one and only Michael Feinstein.' (more...)

MITF 2017: The Oldest Continuing Theatre Festival in NYC Returns This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

This is an auspicious year for John Chatterton and the Midtown International Theatre Festival. MITF is now the OLDEST CONTINUING THEATRE FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK! John Chatterton has set the gold standard for presenting new and exciting independent theatrical works in NYC. This year's special festival brings more than 100 productions to Manhattan - as well as an astounding number of international works. The 18th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival once again proves itself to be one of the best reasons to stay in New York in July! (more...)

OUTFRONT Media Partners with Brooks Brothers To Debut Its New Collection Featuring Supima' Cotton Across Innovative Out-Of-Home Properties in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

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2017 Season at Indian Ranch Kicks Off This Sunday, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Summer starts this Sunday, June 18th in central Massachusetts when Barenaked Ladies kick off the 2017 Yuengling Concert Series at Indian Ranch, marking the start of the 71st season for the Webster, MA venue. Acclaimed singer-songwriter Gary Jules will open the show. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 10, 2017
by - Jun 10, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

ROUNDELAY to Tackle Sex in Later Life with Aerial Arts at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Visible Theatre's Roundelay is coming to the Southwark Playhouse from 23rd Feb - 18th March. (more...)

BWW Review: David Ives' Verse Comedy, THE LIAR, Offers Alternative Corneille
by Michael Dale - Jan 30, 2017

Press performances for David Ives' sharp and funny verse comedy THE LIAR began just around the time when political headlines were being made about the phrase 'alternative facts.' (more...)

Hilarious Comedy BOEING BOEING to Take Off at The Highwood Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

The Highwood Theatre is taking off with the hilarious comedy BOEING BOEING, continuing its 2016-2017 season: January 27, 28 & February 3, 4 at 8:00 pm; January 29 & February 5 at 2:00 pm at The Highwood Theatre in Downtown Silver Spring. (more...)

Hilarious Comedy BOEING BOEING to Take Off at The Highwood Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Highwood Theatre is taking off with the hilarious comedy BOEING BOEING, continuing its 2016-2017 season: January 27, 28 & February 3, 4 at 8:00 pm; January 29 & February 5 at 2:00 pm at The Highwood Theatre in Downtown Silver Spring. (more...)

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and Pianist Lambert Orkis to Tour the U.S., Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Globally-renowned violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and her longtime musical partner pianist Lambert Orkis give 11 performances across the United States in Spring 2017. The duo have spent nearly 30 years making music together, resulting in numerous successful Deutsche Grammophon recordings, earning Grammy® Awards, an ECHO Award, as well as a Choc de l'Année Award. The recital program will be played in seven cities including San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall, New York's Carnegie Hall and Washington DC's Kennedy Center, with a program including works by Sebastian Currier – who previously wrote a number of other works for Mrs. Mutter such as Aftersong (1994) and Ringtone Variations (2013) - Mozart, Respighi, and Saint-Saëns. Mrs. Mutter concludes the tour with a four-date engagement with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andris Nelsons, where the concert program features selections by Tchaikovsky and Nostalghia by Toru Takemitsu, which Mrs. Mutter played at her 35th Anniversary concert of her Japanese debut. (more...)

The UConn Puppet Arts Program and Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Present DOC FOSTER'S TWISTED TALES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to host the premiere of Doc Foster's Twisted Tales, a wickedly macabre puppet show anthology combining hand and shadow puppetry and crankies to bring four original tales of terror to life as told by the eccentric Doc Foster and his misfit troupe of performers. UConn Puppet Arts Program MFA candidate Shane C.S. McNeal pays tribute to the horror genre with this twisted dark comedy of cautionary tales. (more...)

ROUNDELAY to Tackle Sex in Later Life with Aerial Arts at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Visible Theatre's Roundelay is coming to the Southwark Playhouse from 23rd Feb - 18th March. (more...)

Dramatists Legal Defense Fund to Honor HAMILTON Cast for Speech to Vice President Mike Pence
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

On February 27, 2017, the Dramatists Guild of America, Inc. will hold its annual Awards Night at the French Institute / Alliance Francaise in New York City and among the other honors given that night, an award from the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund will be presented to producer Jeffrey Seller, director Thomas Kail, author Lin-Manuel Miranda, and the cast of Hamilton, for exercising their right to free speech by reading a statement directed at Governor and Vice President-elect Mike Pence, who was in attendance, at the November 18, 2016 performance. (more...)

BWW Review: STORYVILLE RISING Captivates with Stories but Little Plot
by Jay Irwin - Feb 13, 2017

It's difficult to see where creator, writer and director of "Storyville Rising", currently playing at Seattle Immersive Theatre, David Crellin was trying to go with his show. I mean, it's certainly a fascinating look, supported by some wonderful performances, into the world of the red light district in New Orleans at the turn of the century and all the seedy undertones it had to offer, but it lacks a through line to pull it all together. (more...)

Photo Flash: Royalty Returns to 54 Below in THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY with Laura Osnes, Jenna Ushkowitz, Arielle Jacobs, Jackie Burns and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

On Janury 29th, Broadway's Cinderella, two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, and music director Benjamin Rauhala hosted the fourth installment of THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at Feinstein's/54 Below, featuring Christy Altomare, Jenna Ushkowitz, Courtney Reed, Taylor Louderman, and more than a dozen more princesses, plus surprise guests Lesli Margherita and Derek Klena. Scroll down to see the esteemed ladies (and gentlemen) in action! (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Buell Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Dec 8, 2016

There's nothing like a rock musical led by a genderqueer German named Hedwig. Absolutely nothing. (more...)

Covata Issues Annual Letter to Shareholders
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

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BWW Review: Broadway's Tony Winning Melba Moore Brings FOREVER MOORE to Catalina
by Don Grigware - Dec 12, 2016

On Friday December 9 and Saturday December 10 Chris Isaacson Presents brought us the incomparable R&B recording artist Melba Moore with her CD release party for 'Forever Moore' at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. Moore is no stranger to Broadway audiences who remember her Tony-winning portrayal in Purlie and a string of other hits including Hair, Ain't Misbehavin', Les Miserables and Chicago among many others. Once you have attended one of her live concerts, you are electrified and changed for good. Moore sings passionately from the very depths of her soul. She has been known for her p (more...)

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture at the 14th Street Y and Mystical Feet Company Present THE MAR VISTA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture and Mystical Feet Company present The Mar Vista, a dance/theater work written and choreographed by Yehuda Hyman in collaboration with the Mystical Feet Company (Ron Kagan, Dwight Kelly, Ryan Pater, Ezra Lowrey, Amanda Schussel and Hyman) at The Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, from December 1-18, 2016.  Performance schedule: Today-Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $18 in advance or $22.50 at the door. Tickets are available at 646-395-4310 or www.14streety.org.    (more...)

LABA and Mystical Feet Company to Present THE MAR VISTA This December
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture and Mystical Feet Company present The Mar Vista, a dance/theater work written and choreographed by Yehuda Hyman in collaboration with the Mystical Feet Company (Ron Kagan, Dwight Kelly, Ryan Pater, Ezra Lowrey, Amanda Schussel and Hyman) at The Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, from December 1-18, 2016. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/09/2017
by BWW - Apr 9, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/09/2017 for Minneapolis (more...)

Lincoln Hall Presents Live Celebration of Joe Cocker's MAD DOGS & ENGLISHMEN, 4/20
by Kevin Pollack - Apr 7, 2017

Lincoln Hall presents a celebration and re-creation of the entire groundbreaking 1970 live album and tour, MAD DOGS & ENGLISHMEN on Thursday, April 20th. Serving as a dedication to Joe Cocker and Leon Russell, the show will be recreated with the exact 20-piece personnel from the original tour including a full choir, two drum kits, horn section, piano and Hammond B3, two guitars, and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Deana Martin Brings Dean While Sal Scognamillo Brings Patsy's Italian Restaurant To The Ciccone Theatre
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 30, 2017

Deana Martin performs this tribute show to her father Dean Martin all over the country, but last night it was something special at The Ciconne Theatre in New Jersey. The evening also honored the Scognamillo family's world famous Patsy's Italian Restaurant, the place that Frank, Dean, and families called their New York City home. (more...)

Two More Shows Added to Yuengling Summer Concert Series at Indian Ranch
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Indian Ranch announced that Barenaked Ladies will be kick off the 2017 Yuengling Summer Concert Series at Indian Ranch  on Sunday, June 18 and Hunter Hayes will perform on Saturday, August 19.  (more...)

BWW Review: VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Finds Success with Young Star
by Emel Ertugrul - Apr 24, 2017

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, through April 23. (more...)

BWW Review: VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Finds Success with Young Star
by Emel Ertugrul - Apr 23, 2017

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, through April 23. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/02/2017
by BWW - Apr 2, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/02/2017 for Minneapolis (more...)

Barenaked Ladies Release New Album/Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Barenaked Ladies have released their very special collaboration with the legendary “Kings of A Cappella” titled, Ladies and Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies And The Persuasions. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Minneapolis (more...)

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