BWW Review: SUGAR Is A Real Crowd Pleaser
by Barry Lenny - May 9, 2016

Sugar is the musical adapted from the film, Some Like it Hot. (more...)

Cristina Fontanelli to Perform at Baruch's Engelman Recital Hall, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Acclaimed singer/PBS-TV host Cristina Fontanelli ( will perform selections from her concert, 'The Great International Songbook" (plus wine reception) on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 4:00 PM at the Engelman Recital Hall at the Baruch College Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, in New York City. Ms. Fontanelli's third-annual concert highlights songs of many countries to promote world peace through the universal language of music. The concert is scheduled to coincide with the Monday, May 16 World Trade Conference at Baruch College as May has been designated "World Trade Month" by the international business community.  (                                                                                                                              (more...)

Lara Downes and Adam Gopnik to Bring NEW YORK STORIES to Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The pianist Lara Downes and the essayist Adam Gopnik come together to make an evening of music about New York City: its anthems, its atmosphere, its ambitions. (more...)

The New American Theatre Company NY to Present ENDANGERED SPECIES, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The New American Theatre Company NY (The NATCNY) will present an immersive staged reading of Nilan Johnson's Endangered Species on Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10. This staging of Johnson's provacative new play will take the actors from behind the music stand and the audience from their seats. Both shows are followed by a talkback, to which the audience is invited to bring a dessert to share. (more...)

BWW Review: GORGON Deals With Youth Deaths And Coping With Grief
by Barry Lenny - May 4, 2016

Elena Karapetis has moved into scriptwriting and is presenting her second play, Gorgon. (more...)

ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o Sees Nothing Small in Danai Gurira's Powerful Drama
by Michael Dale - May 4, 2016

the Oscar-winner and Tony nominee responds to a reporters inquiry as to why she's in a 'small play.' (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces Out of Doors 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country's longest-running free outdoor summer festivals, opens this year on July 20 and runs through August 7, with a post-festival special event on August 13. In Lincoln Center's continuing commitment to making the arts available to all, the 46th edition of the popular festival will fill the plazas with a diverse range of music, dance, spoken word, and family events, featuring dozens of U.S., international, and local artists. (more...)

BWW Review: THE FULL MONTY Sees The Phoenix Rise From The Ashes Of Six Lives
by Barry Lenny - May 3, 2016

Seeing the women of Buffalo going crazy over a performance by the Chippendale male striptease performers gives Jerry an idea. (more...)

LIVE IN THE VINEYARD Concert Special to Air on Sirius XM The Pulse This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Sirius XM The Pulse is set to air an exclusive concert special this Memorial Day weekend that was captured at the seventeenth installment of the star-studded “Live In The Vineyard” music festival in Napa Valley, California April 7-10. The three hour special, which will include stripped down acoustic performances by Andy Grammer, Ingrid Michaelson, Cold War Kids, Lukas Graham, Ben Rector, Daughtry, Zella Day, Tor Miller, Brendan James, Shawn Hook, The Strumbellas, AudioDamn!, Pentatonix and SafetySuit will premiere on Channel 15 this Friday, May 27th at 7pm EST. The special will rebroadcast on Saturday at 2am, 7am and 2pm, on Sunday at 5pm and on Monday at 8am and 5pm (all listed in EST). To check on the rebroadcast times fans can go to as well as check out “Live In The Vineyard” socials (Facebook and Twitter: @liveinvineyard). (more...)

Lenny Partners With FICO To Provide Millennials With FICO' Scores For Free
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016


THE WINERY DOGS Launch New Round of U.S. Headlining Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

THE WINERY DOGS-- Richie Kotzen (lead vocals/guitar), Mike Portnoy (drums), Billy Sheehan (bass)—will launch their latest U.S. headlining tour Saturday, June 25 in Hinckley, MN (more...)

Sharon Lawrence, JR Bourne, Jessy Schram & More Set for Blank Theatre's 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

More than 40 actors have been set to participate in The Blank Theatre's 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, including Angelique Cabral (Life In Pieces), Christoph Sanders (Ghost Whisperer, Last Man Standing), JR Bourne (Teen Wolf), Sharon Lawrence (NYPD Blue), Scott Lowell (Queer As Folk), Angel Parker (Lab Rats, American Crime Story), Lenny Jacobson (Nurse Jackie, Big Time in Hollywood, FL), and Jessy Schram (Nashville, Veronica Mars, Falling Skies). Twelve winning plays by young playwrights aged 16-19 from seven different states will be presented during this year's festival at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, running from June 2-26. (more...) Forges Partnership With Dasher Technologies
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016


BWW Review: NUNSENSE Lets The Little Sisters Of Hoboken Loose On Unsuspecting Audiences
by Barry Lenny - May 24, 2016

Nunsense was a night out that had the audience laughing and applauding from start to finish. (more...)

Josh + Benny Safdie's LENNY COOKE Available on VOD 6/7
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2016

Lenny COOKE marks the first feature-length documentary by the Safdie brothers, who directed the Independent Spirit Award and IFP Gotham Award-nominated HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT (more...)

BWW Review: Joe Morton Spectacular as Dick Gregory in Gretchen Law's Dynamic TURN ME LOOSE
by Michael Dale - May 23, 2016

The actor convincingly recreates the finesse, the sublimated anger and the stinging wit of the comedy trailblazer and civil rights activist. (more...)

BWW Review: SEX CELLS Explores Many Aspects Of Motherhood And Families
by Barry Lenny - May 22, 2016

There are lots of laughs, but also drama and tragedy in Longaretti's script. (more...)

BWW Review: THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE Is A Sure Fire Success
by Barry Lenny - May 21, 2016

Andrew Bovell has provided another of his powerful and captivating scripts. (more...)

Chan Centre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its stellar 2016/17 concert series, presenting a line-up of captivating new works, dramatic debuts, and much-anticipated returns in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Balancing traditional - from Portuguese fado to Mongolian folk - with cutting-edge - from New Orleans jazz-rock to rhythmic Latin fusion - the series offers a window onto the world with international artists at the pinnacle of their practices. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Teasers and Trailers for CBS' Fall 2016 Pickups - STAR TREK, TRAINING DAY & More!
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2016

In 2016-2017, CBS will expand its comedy lineup, increasing the number of comedies from four to eight, compared to last fall, and programming two two-hour blocks on Mondays and Thursdays. Check out trailers below! (more...)

Theatre 68 Finds Permanent Home at Antaeus/Deaf West Space
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

?Artistic Director, Ronnie Marmo is proud to announce that Theatre 68 finds a new permanent home by taking over Antaeus/Deaf West space. Theatre 68 officially moves in on August 1st, 2016 and will do a major renovation including building a second theatre. For the second space, they will either seek out a theatre company to inhabit or just make it available for rentals. The building is located at 5112 Lankershim Blvd in North Hollywood, CA, and will be their new permanent West Coast home. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DA PONTE PROJECT: MAKING MOZART Brings Operatic History Superbly Alive
by Barry Lenny - May 18, 2016

The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Cosi Fan Tutte, were the result of the collaboration Mozart and da Ponte. (more...)

Kevin James, Matt LeBlanc & More Set for CBS 2016-17 Primetime Lineup!
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

CBS today unveiled its 2016-2017 primetime lineup, featuring three new comedies, five new dramas and 21 returning series. (more...)

Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 and up. Comedy Club is sponsored by Saunders & Associates and The Friars Foundation. Media sponsor is Beach Magazine. (more...)

Jimmy Kimmel Extends Contract with ABC Through Fall 2019
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

ABC Network announced today a three-year contract renewal with Jimmy Kimmel through Fall 2019. (more...)

Final Batch of Seats Now on Sale for Bernadette Peters' London Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

As previously announced, the triple Tony, triple Drama Desk and Golden Globe Award winning Broadway star Bernadette Peters will perform her first UK solo concerts in over 15 years at the beginning of June 2016. (more...)

Leaders of the Consumer Internet of Things Industry Converge at Philly Tech Week 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016


Remakes of THE EXORCIST, LETHAL WEAPON Among FOX's New Primetime Season
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, today will unveil the FOX primetime slate for the 2016-2017 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Trailers for FOX's 2016-17 Season Pickups - THE EXORCIST, LETHAL WEAPON & More!
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2016

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, FOXTelevision Group, today unveiled the FOX primetime slate for the 2016-2017 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. Check out trailers for the new pickups below! (more...)

by Michael Dale - May 15, 2016

Justin Kuritzkes' site-specific play is loaded with monologues about a college orgy and its aftermath. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MIKADO Gets A New Look With Rich Characterisations
by Barry Lenny - May 13, 2016

Co-Opera and the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of South Australia have joined forces to perform The Mikado. (more...)

BWW Review: TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA Is Where Shakespeare Began
by Barry Lenny - May 11, 2016

The first prize for stealing scenes must go to Diesel the dog. (more...)

5th Annual Atlanta Fringe Festival Kicks Off 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Atlanta Fringe Festival is proud to return to Little Five Points for the fifth consecutive year, once again bringing hundreds of local and national performers together for a four-day celebration of live performances from all over the theatrical spectrum. This year's productions run a wild gamut, from family-friendly magic shows to puppetry, modern dance, aerial acrobatics, improv comedy and everything in between, featuring fourteen companies from the Atlanta area. The festival is set to run June 9-12, 2016, with every act performing a 3-minute excerpt from their show at a free preview party Wednesday, June 8 at 7 Stages. (more...)

National Comedy Center Acquires the Archives of Comedian George Carlin
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The National Comedy Center has acquired the archives of George Carlin. The acquisition was announced last night by the comedian's daughter, Kelly Carlin, at a private event in New York hosted by the Comedy Center. (more...)

BWW Review: Real Housewives of Sneden's Landing: RUMORS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 29, 2016

Neil Simon's Rumors - one of the most popular stage farces of the late 20th century - is given its due with the fourth production at Nashville's iconic and I daresay historic Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre. Directed with panache by stage veteran Lydia Bushfield (who, herself, has starred in one of the four productions of Rumors at Chaffin's Barn over the past quarter-century), Simon's broadly drawn characters are brought vividly to life by a cast of capable and very funny actors who know how to land a line, deliver a rejoinder and, when called upon, play the straight man to help a fellow actor out when it comes time for him to shine. (more...)

National Geographic Channel Announces Its First Multiseason Scripted Anthology Series, GENIUS
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

National Geographic Channel announced today that it will go straight to series with the first scripted series in the history of the network, the global anthology GENIUS from Fox 21 Television Studios (more...)

Comedian & Writer Lenny Henry to Receive BAFTA Special Award
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced that Lenny Henry, one of Britain's best-loved comedians and writers, will be honoured with the Special Award at the House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards at the Royal Festival Hall, London on Sunday May 8th. (more...)

FOX Gives Series Orders to New Dramas 24: LEGACY and STAR for the Upcoming 2016-2017
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has given series orders to new dramas 24: LEGACY and STAR. Both series are scheduled to premiere in the upcoming 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Jimmy Buffett, Aerosmith & More to Make Waves At KAABOO Del Mar 2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Get excited for KAABOO Del Mar's second year music announcement! The 'mix-perience' of a lifetime, presented in partnership with Mercedes-Benz USA, is returning to the world-famous Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds in Del Mar (San Diego), CA for our second outing, September 16-18, 2016. (more...)

Kathryn Hunter Receives Samuel H. Scripps Award at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Acclaimed classical actor Kathryn Hunter received the Samuel H. Scripps Award for Extraordinary Commitment to Promoting the Power of Language in Classical and Contemporary Theatre at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring Gala Celebrating Shakespeare's 452nd Birthday, last night at Capitale on the Lower East Side. (more...)

Celebrating 25 Years of RUMORS at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 26, 2016

Opening night quickly approaches at Nashville's historic Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre - which this year celebrates its 50th season - for Neil Simon's Rumors, first produced on the iconic and completely magical floating stage in 1991. (more...)

69th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS Among Winners of 2016 Webby Awards; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS today won the Webby and People's Voice Awards for best event in social. (more...)

BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Is Frightfully Good
by Barry Lenny - Apr 25, 2016

The whole work just screams quality and the cast are full of enthusiasm. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MOON'S A BALLOON Totally Captivated The Young Audience
by Barry Lenny - Apr 20, 2016

The child audience was riveted by this performance, and the final applause went on and on. (more...)

BWW Review: MACHU PICCHU Reinforces The Imperative Of Carpe Dium
by Barry Lenny - Apr 18, 2016

The ending is very powerful and affecting, and sends the audience out with emotions stirred. (more...)

Daydream Theatre Company to Present THE SOCIAL AVENGER, 5/5-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Daydream Theatre Company is proud to present their spring show, 'The Social Avenger,' written and directed by Lenny Schwartz on May 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 2016 all at 8pm. The play is being presented at The Arctic Playhouse, 117 Washington Street, West Warwick RI. Tickets are 10 dollars general admission and can be purchased at or at the door. (more...)

Scoop: QUANTICO on ABC - Sunday, May 8, 2016
by - Apr 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on QUANTICO, airing on ABC on Sunday, May 8, 2016! (more...)

BWW TV: What's On at Barrington Stage Company This Summer? Will Swenson, Scarlett Strallen & More Preview the Season!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2016

Some of the casts just previewed the season at Feinsetin's/54 Below and BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from inside the special event below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE ELEPHANT MAN Reminds Us Never To Judge A Book By Its Cover
by Barry Lenny - Apr 16, 2016

The Rep has a sensational production on their hands and Dansie has another hit production to add to her resume. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Will Swenson, Jarrod Spector, Michael Rupert & More Preview Barrington Stage Company's Summer Season!
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, just announced initial casting for the 2016 season. (more...)

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