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TANGO VIVOS to Meld Dance and Music at Carnegie Hall This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Ferocious, passionate and resolutely de ant, Rascasuelos will command Carnegie Hall's Perelman Stage when the Buenos Aires-based band of 11 visionary tango dancers and musicians makes its New York debut in the Stern Auditorium, November 2 at 8pm. Entitled 'Tango Vivos,' and presented by the trans-national management team Triplespeak in association with Lacoren Productions, the evening will celebrate the tango as a regenerating art form, welcoming new interpretations and in uences. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Marin Theatre Company decks the halls-and stage-this holiday season with Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,by Playwright in Residence Lauren Gunderson, and  MTC's former Director of New Play Development Margot Melcon. This light-hearted continuance of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice picks up two years after the end of Austen's tale, with the focus this time on middle sister Mary Bennet, now a talented and confident young woman who comes into her own with curiosity and wit while visiting the Darcy household at Pemberley for the winter holiday.  (more...)

The Parade Company Announces Actor Keegan-Michael Key As Co-Grand Marshal and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL To Open 90th America's Thanksgiving Parade
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The Parade Company announced today a star-studded celebrity line-up to appear in the 90th America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van, recognized as one of the best Thanksgiving parades in the country by U.S. News & World Report Travel. On November 24, this year's parade celebrating '90 Years Together' will be led by parade Co-Grand Marshals Judge Damon Keith and Actor Keegan-Michael Key joined by U.S. Olympic athletes Allison Schmitt, Aly Raisman and April Ross, singer and songwriter Mike Posner, Motown singer Martha Reeves of Martha and the Vandellas, the Broadway cast of Motown the Musical compliments of Broadway in Detroit, and more. Images are available here. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/26/2016 - FINIAN'S RAINBOW and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 26, 2016

Today's big news: FINIAN'S RAINBOW, starring Melissa Errico, begins tonight at Irish Rep! (more...)

Pushing the Envelope: A Decade of Documentary at the Cinema Eye Honors
by Movies News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image will present Pushing the Envelope: A Decade of Documentary at the Cinema Eye Honors, from November 4 through December 23, 2016. (more...)

The CW Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with Upcoming Special Programming
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The CW today announced its slate of upcoming holiday specials, including the brand new, week-long holiday series TERRY CREWS SAVES CHRISTMAS. (more...)

BWW Interview: HOW TO SUCCEED's Chris Dwan Talks TUTS' Production and How to Succeed (By Really Trying)
by Natalie de la Garza - Oct 26, 2016

Fresh off his Broadway debut in FINDING NEVERLAND and days from taking the lead in TUTS' production of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, Chris Dwan joined us to talk about his busy year, how he relates to the corporate-climbing J. Pierrepont Finch, and how to succeed (by really trying). (more...)

Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi & More Join Cast of Starz's Spy Thriller COUNTERPART
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist stars Oscar(R) winner JK Simmons (Whiplash, The Accountant, Juno), Olivia Williams (The Sixth Sense, Hyde Park on Hudson, 'Manhattan') and Harry Lloyd (The Theory of Everything, Jane Eyre, 'Manhattan'). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jon Robin Baitz's VICUNA World Premiere at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The world premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's "Vicuña," directed by Robert Egan, opens this Sunday, October 30, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Performances for "Vicuña" continue through November 20. The cast includes Linda Gehringer, Brian George, Harry Groener, Ramiz Monsef and Samantha Sloyan. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's ROCKY HORROR Opens on Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016


Legendary Marvel Comics Creator Stan Lee Launches Respect Initiative
by Movies News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Hollywood Executive and Legendary Marvel Comics Creator Stan Lee (Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Avengers) today announced the official launch of Stan Lee's RESPECT Initiative ( symbolized by the “Hands of Respect” pin. (more...)

Landmark on Main Street Announces Amy Dash as New Development Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Landmark on Main Street, Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of longtime Port Washington resident Amy Dash as Director of Development. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Continue 'Composer Portraits' Series with Zosha di Castri
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its Composer Portraits series with Zosha Di Castri, featuring Yarn/Wire and Ekmeles, on Thursday, December 1, 8:00 p.m. at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

GOODBYE ESPAÑA se instala en el Teatro Fígaro a partir del 1 de noviembre
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Oct 26, 2016

La produccion de GOODBYE ESPAÑA de Diagoras Producciones regresa a Madrid, ahora en el Teatro Figaro (C/Doctor Cortezo, 5) a partir del martes 1 de noviembre, todos los martes a las 20.30h. (more...)

Broadway Stars to Support Those with Disabilities at Camp Looking Glass Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Camp Looking Glass, a year-round program dedicated to the inclusion of the special needs population, is bringing together some of Broadway's biggest stars for its 2nd annual "Broadway Camp Talent Show" fundraiser. The performance will take place on Nov 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd St.).  (more...)

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance Presents Choreographer in Residence, Brian Brooks's TERRAIN, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to announce the new details of the first commission by inaugural Choreographer in Residence, Brian Brooks; Terrain, for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago will see its world premiere as part of Hubbard Street's Season 39 Fall Series, November 17-20, 2016. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with Staged!, presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION for the holidays. (more...)

IBM Watson Education and Pearson to Drive Cognitive Learning Experiences for College Students
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016


Shakespeare's Globe Announces Emma Rice's 'Summer of Love'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce Emma Rice's 2017 summer season, the Summer of Love, marking the 50th anniversary of the summer of 1967. (more...)

Chance Theater Proudly Presents LITTLE WOMEN -THE BROADWAY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Anaheim's official resident theater company, Chance Theater is pleased to remount the heartwarming and wondrous Little Women - The Broadway Musical. Book by Allan Knee, music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, directed by Casey Long, associate direction by Sarah Figoten Wilson, and music direction by Bill Strongin. Little Women - The Broadway Musical will preview from November 25 through December 2, regular performances will begin December 3 and continue through December 23 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

Syracuse University Department of Drama Presents LAURA AND THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

A valuable attribute of theatre is its ability to tackle difficult material in surprising and even entertaining ways. Artists, playwrights, directors and actors, as artists, must be willing to reflect life as it is-good and bad-while simultaneously satisfying the need to hold an audience's attention. The never-before-produced play Laura and the Sea, which begins performances in the Syracuse University Department of Drama's Storch Theatre on Nov. 4, is a prime example. (more...)

Edward James Hyland, Liv Rooth, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present Other People's Money, by Jerry Sterner, directed by Marc Bruni from November 23 through December 18 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck Theatre. (more...)

NY Times and International Bestselling Author Of AN INVISIBLE THREAD Launches ANGELS ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

NEW YORKand NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ANGELS on EARTHis the highly anticipated follow up book from Laura Schroff, author of the #1 New York Times and international bestseller AN INVISIBLE THREAD. In her first book, Laura told the remarkable story of her unlikely friendship with Maurice Mazyck, an 11-year-old homeless panhandler she met on a Manhattan street corner in 1986. Laura likened their decades-long unlikely friendship to 'an invisible thread,' which, according to an ancient Chinese proverb, 'connects people who are destined to meet.' Hundreds of thousands of readers fell in love with the story of Laura and Maurice, and many of them sent Laura their own 'invisible thread' stories. Now, Laura has collected some of those compelling, inspirational and poignant stories in ANGELS on EARTHwhich takes its name from Laura's belief that if we honor and activate the invisible thread connections in our lives, we can become angels on earth for each other. (more...)

THE JUNGLE BOOK Opens at The Rose This Month
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 25, 2016

In an original take on a classic story, The Rose Theater will transform into the jungles of India in their upcoming production of The Jungle Book. This thrilling adventure story follows the story of Mowgli, a baby in India who wanders away from his village and into the jungle where he is raised by wolves. The 70-minute production opens at The Rose on Oct. 28 and continues through Nov. 13.  (more...)

BWW Review: David Hyde Pierce Breathes Life Into Adam Bock's A LIFE
by Michael Dale - Oct 25, 2016

The tensest, most dramatic moments in director Anne Kauffman's premiere production of Adam Bock's A Life occur whenever designer Laura Jellinek's large unit set slowly rotates horizontally, like a rotisserie, to change locations. The loud extended creaking that accompanies every change sounds like something is about to snap and make the whole thing collapse. (more...)

PURE LEAF Debuts Wonderful New Loose Leaf and Bagged Teas
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 25, 2016

Tea will likely become one of your favorite beverages when you discover Pure Leaf's new line of loose leaf and bagged teas in 10 varieties. (more...)

Lineup Announced for The LIVINGroom's FROM WHERE I'M SITTING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The LIVINGroom announces the lineup and details for the November installment of its 2016 solo performance series at Stage 773. Solo artists Sarah McCarten and Emily Nikfar return to The LIVINGroom, joining ensemble member Abigail Phelps on Sunday, August 14. Rory Beckett, Kearney Fagan, Sam Hurwitz, Mary Lumley, and Elianna Stone perform with the LIVINGroom for the first time and round out this month's cast. The performance is directed by Tyler Anthony Smith. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bernadette Peters & More Celebrate SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at New York City Center Gala
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Oct 25, 2016

Just last night, New York City Center presented Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Sunday in the Park with George, which will run through October 26. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the gala performance and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

LiveConnections to Present World Premiere with SYBARITE5 & Jakub Ciupinski
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

On Thursday, December 1 at 7:30pm, LiveConnections presents 'rock star' string quintet SYBARITE5 in a unique collaboration with theremin composer and performer Jakub Ciupinski at Philadelphia's World Cafe Live. (more...)

SUGAR regresa a Barcelona el 18 de noviembre
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Oct 25, 2016

SUGAR regresa el mes que viene a Barcelona. Sera desde el 18 de noviembre y hasta el 8 de enero en el Eixample Teatre de la Ciudad Condal, protagonizado por Bealia Guerra, Xavi Duch y Ruben Yuste. (more...)

Artistic Director Emma Rice To Leave The Globe
by Marianka Swain - Oct 25, 2016

The Globe has announced that Emma Rice will be stepping down as Artistic Director in April 2018, two years after her tenure began. In a statement, CEO Neil Constable said: 'Emma's mould-breaking work has brought our theatre new and diverse audiences, won huge creative and critical acclaim, and achieved exceptionally strong box office returns. In breaking the mould, this latest season has generated productive debate concerning the purpose and theatrical practice of the Globe, in relation to the use of sound and lighting technology within our theatre spaces. Following much deliberation and discussion, the Globe Board has concluded that from April 2018, the theatre programming should be structured around 'shared light' productions without designed sound and light rigging, which characterised a large body of The Globe's work prior to Emma's appointment.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sarah Ruhl, Keith Josef Adkins & More Receive Samuel French Awards
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Oct 25, 2016

Samuel French, the world's leading theatrical publishing and licensing company just honored some of the theatre community's most respected artists, activists and rising stars yesterday, when they bestowed the Samuel French Awards in a private reception. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Broadway Revival of SHE LOVES ME Coming to Theaters Nationwide This December!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The critically acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of SHE LOVES ME will be the first title offered in cinemas nationwide on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. local time. (more...)

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma il Musical 'Evita'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma (Sede Culturale Ambasciata Argentina in Italia) il Musical  'Evita' con Malika Ayane, regia di Massimo Romeo Piparo. (more...)

Artists from Across the U.S. and Around the World Tapped for UNDER THE RADAR 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Public Theater has announced the exciting international line-up for the 13th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 4-15, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: NYC-ARTS 11/3 - 11/24 Airing on THIRTEEN
by TV Scoop - Oct 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on NYC-ARTS 11/3 - 11/24, airing on THIRTEEN (more...)

Redhouse Announces New Leadership Team
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Red House Arts Center Board of Directors and Search Committee is pleased to announce its new Leadership Team. Following an extensive search which included dozens of applicants from 17 states and 4 countries, Redhouse is thrilled to welcome this impressive organizational team. (more...)

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Laura Osnes and Will Swenson to Star in Waterwell's BLUEPRINT SPECIALS Musicals at Under the Radar 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Waterwell announced today the revival of the Blueprint Specials, a series of lost WWII-era musicals composed principally by Broadway legend Frank Loesser to be presented in association with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival. The production will star Tony Award nominees Laura Osnes (Cinderella, Bonnie and Clyde) and Will Swenson (Hair) and be directed by Drama Desk nominee Tom Ridgely. (more...)

Second Edition Of eCookbook With Top Boston Chef Chris Coombs is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

LYNNFIELD, Mass., Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ HP Hood today announced the second edition of its eCookbook, Chef Creations Inspired by Hood Cream, featuring five new recipes from Hood Cream spokesperson and renowned Boston Chef Chris Coombs, chef/owner at Deuxave, dbar and Boston Chops. The updated, interactive eCookbook from the leading dairy brand in New England is available now and can be downloaded for free on tablets, smartphones and desktop computers at, iTunes, and coming soon to (more...)

NELL GWYNN Returns to Shakespeare's Globe Following UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

English Touring Theatre today announces that following its UK tour, Jessica Swale's Olivier Award-winning Nell Gwynn, starring Laura Pitt-Pulford in the title role, returns to Shakespeare's Globe for a two week run from 2 - 13 May 2017.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Barrel of Monkeys' Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Return of the Winter Matinees
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Barrel of Monkeys is pleased to bring back its popular weekend matinees with THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Revenge of the Winter Matinees, playing Sundays at 2 pm from January 8 - 29, 2017 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Bring the entire family to escape the winter doldrums at this line-up of safe, funny, heart-warming and perfectly weird stories written by Chicago Public School students and adapted for the stage and performed by Barrel of Monkeys Company Members. Tickets are available at or call (773) 506-7140. The press performance is Sunday, January 15 at 2 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Los Angeles Ballet's 11th Season Opens Spectacularly with Modernists/Ballet Visionaries
by Shari Barrett - Oct 24, 2016

Los Angeles Ballet's eleventh season celebrates the masters and introduces LA to a new choreographer that is changing the dance landscape. The season opened with Modernists/Ballet Visionaries which features works of three icons of their time: August Bournonville, 1805-79, creator of the Danish Bournonville style of ballet, still vibrant today; George Balanchine, 1904-82, Master choreographer who transformed American dance and created modern American ballet; Aszure Barton, contemporary choreographer who is leading ballet into rich, new territory. The program includes Bournonville's Napoli Pas de Six and Tarantella, Balanchine's Stravinsky Violin Concerto and the Los Angeles Ballet Premiere of Barton's Untouched (2010). (more...)

Grammy-Nominated Violinist Jenny Oaks Baker to Perform with Her Children at SCERA Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

As a four-year-old, Jenny June Oaks (Baker) went to a performance of the Mormon Youth Symphony to hear her brother play the French horn. She saw several little children playing "squeaky violins" and was eager to join them when her mother asked her if she wanted to learn to play the violin. (more...)

36 Performers to Take Part in the 24 HOUR SKETCH CHALLENGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

24 hours before show time, all performer groups are drawn from a hat and they will have 24 hours to create their set. (more...)

Bedlam's SENSE & SENSIBILITY Enters Final Month at the Gym at Judson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

BEDLAM must close its critically acclaimed limited engagement of SENSE & SENSIBILITY on Sunday, November 20 at the Gym at Judson (243 Thompson Street). SENSE & SENSIBILITY opened on January 24, 2016 and has extended twice. At the time of closing, the show will have played 15 preview performances and 262 regular performances. (more...)

The Bridge Initiative Announces Playwright Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

With a total submission tally of close to 170 plays and musicals, The Bridge Initiative has announced 40 plays as semifinalists for this year's new work contest. The semifinalists hail from as far away as Australia, as well as more than ten states, with four playwrights local to Arizona. (more...)

October is Packed Full of NNPN Rolling World Premieres from New York to Alaska
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

(The) National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates an October filled with NNPN Rolling World Premieres (RWP), including Bars and Measures by Idris Goodwin at The Theatre @ Boston Court (playing until October 23); Pulp by Joseph Zettelmaier at Williamston Theatre (playing until October 23) and Know Theatre of Cincinnati (playing until October 27); Not Medea by Allison Gregory at Perseverance Theatre (playing in Juneau until November 6 and Anchorage November 11-20); Into the Beautiful North by Karen Zacarias at Central Works (playing until November 13); and Church and State by Jason Odell Williams at JCC CenterStage (Oct 22 - Nov 6). (more...)

Super Channel Acquires Two UK Dramas from All3media International
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Super Channel is pleased to announce it has acquired two compelling UK dramas from all3media International. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Derek Klena, Adam Jacobs and More Suit up For BROADWAY PRINCE PARTY!
by Nora Dominick - Oct 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld has rounded up our favorite videos from the evening! Check it all out below! (more...)

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