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BWW Review: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at Stage Coach Theater
by Leesa Williams - May 27, 2017

As the editor for BroadwayWorld Boise, I occasionally step onto the stage myself. As a member of the 9 to 5 the Musical cast, I sought out a fellow performer and friend to write the review for this show. Thank you so very much Nichole Stull. (more...)

Ninth Installment In Kat Kramer's FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD Series Will Show on 6/3 at UCLA's James Bridges Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The searing feature documentary 'The Hunting Ground', a 2016 Oscar-nominated film about campus rape, will screen on Saturday June 3 at UCLA's James Bridges Theatre as the ninth installment in Kat Kramer's Films That Change the World series. (more...)

The Neo-Fututurists Announce Next Month's Line-up
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

 The Neo-Futurists are proud to announce, in addition to a new HVAC system at The Neo-Futurarium, a special pre-season showing of Ensemble Member Kirsten Riiber's Neo-Lab production Tangles and Plaques, Thursday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Sam Amidon's New Solo Album 'The Following Mountain' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Following Mountain, the newest solo album by experimental folk artist, singer, and multi-instrumentalist Sam Amidon, is out today on Nonesuch Records. (more...)

Playhouse Creatures to Host 2017 Tennessee Williams Festival This June
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017


Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, June 14, 2017
by - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, June 14, 2017! (more...)

3rd Annual RED NOST DAY Raises Over $35 Million for Children In Need
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2017

The third annual RED NOST DAY took place today concluding a six-week campaign of activity across the country. The campaign raised at least $35 million to help children in need, and has now raised more than $95 million in its first three years in the U.S. (more...)

Shaun Williamson, Wendi Peters and Gemma Hunt to Star in PETER PAN Panto at The Marlowe This Winter
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Casting has been announced for Peter Pan, this year's Marlowe Theatre pantomime. Shaun Williamson, Wendi Peters and Gemma Hunt top the bill, along with Canterbury favourites, Ben Roddy and Lloyd Hollett. (more...)

Video Roundup: GROUNDHOG DAY - A Look Back From Screen to Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld is taking a look back on GROUNDHOG DAY - from screen to stage! Groundhog Day tells the story of Phil Connors (Andy Karl), a disgruntled big-city weatherman mysteriously stuck in small-town America reliving the same day over and over and over again. But when he gets to know associate TV producer Rita (Barrett Doss), he discovers that a day of second, third and fourth chances just might bring him the promise of a lifetime. It's a classic boy meets girl... boy meets girl... boy meets girl story. (more...)

PETER PAN Flies in to Ridgefield Playhouse on the Big Screen This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

All children, except one, grow up……Captured live at the National Theatre, the acclaimed London stage production of JM Barrie's much-loved tale comes to the big screen in HD!  The Ridgefield Playhouse and Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series presents an encore screening of National Theatre of London's Peter Pan on Saturday, June 24 at 2pm and 6:30pm.  (more...)

City Theatre's Summer Shorts XXII Opens Next Week at the Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

City Theatre and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County invite audiences to celebrate 22 years of the SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL from June 1 - July 2, 2017 at the Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House). (more...)

TheatreSquared Announces the 2017 Arkansas New Play Festival Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

TheatreSquared (T2) Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller today unveiled the lineup of brand new plays to be featured at the ninth annual Arkansas New Play Festival, the state's flagship showcase for new American stage plays with performances at TheatreSquared in Fayetteville and at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. (more...)

2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017


Glitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre Works
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Leonard Bernstein classic, CANDIDE, based on Voltaire's satire on the follies of the human race, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 3 through 11. A 24-piece orchestra accompanies the well-known songs "Glitter and Be Gay," "The Best of All Possible Worlds" and "Make Our Garden Grow." (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING at Berkeley Rep
by Review Roundups - May 23, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Mira Nair's MONSOON WEDDING will be Broadway-bound following its run in San Francisco. Based on the iconic 2001 film, the stage musical had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre on Friday, May 19th and where it will run through July 2nd.  (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project Youth Repertory Company Announces 2017 Graduating Seniors
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

New Hampshire Theatre Project is proud to announce that its seven graduating seniors will be moving on to outstanding college programs in the dramatic arts.  NHTP's Youth Repertory Company 2017 graduates include: (more...)

Two New Play Commissions Announced at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre has extended two play commissions, as part of the company's ambitious new play development program Table|Room|Stage (T|R|S). (more...)

CANDIDE, AMADEUS and More Set for Talk Is Free Theatre's 16th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced today the 2017-2018 season. It will feature a forgotten musical theatre masterpiece, a world premiere of a new Canadian play, a re-imagining of a 20th century theatre classic and a site-specific production of a play written, directed and starring Indigenous Canadians. (more...)

Scoop: STILL STAR-CROSSED' on ABC - Monday, June 5, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on STILL STAR-CROSSED', airing on ABC on Monday, June 5, 2017! (more...)

Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin Stop by PodcastOne for Intimate Interview
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2017

Grace and Frankie stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin stopped by the PodcastOne studios for an intimate interview with fellow Netflix Executive Producer Norman Lear and sidekick Paul Hipp, on their All of the Above podcast. (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...)

The Hollywood Museum Announces Fourth Annual Real to Reel: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQs in Hollywood Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The Hollywood Museum is thrilled to announce its 2017 salute to the LGBTQ community's contributions to the entertainment industry. The fourth annual "REAL to REEL: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQs in Hollywood" exhibit, in partnership with Los Angeles City Council member Mitch O'Farrell, is an educational, entertaining and informative retrospective of LGBTQ images in film, TV, new digital platforms featuring costumes, props, photos, and iconic imagery all telling the story of the milestones and influence that LGBTQ characters and plot lines have had in Hollywood from early stereotypes to modern-day representations. (more...)

Broadway By Design: David Korins & Japhy Weideman Bring DEAR EVAN HANSEN from Page to Stage
by Nicole Rosky - May 20, 2017

In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld is shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with David Korins, and Japhy Weideman, who acted as scenic and lighting designers for Broadway's emotional triumph, Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Simon Callow directs a new production of Christopher Hampton's celebrated play, THE PHILANTHROPIST, at the Trafalgar Studios, starring Matt Berry, Simon Bird, Lily Cole, Charlotte Ritchie and Tom Rosenthal. Book tickets here from £17.50 (more...)

Winner Named in 2017 Mystery Writers Whodunit Writing Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017


BWW Review: Denver Center's SECRET GARDEN is darkly enchanting
by Chris Arneson - May 19, 2017

For a children's story, The Secret Garden evokes the kind of emotions that could make grown men sob. At least, that's what me and my fiance did for a majority of Denver Center Theatre Company's current production.   (more...)

GONE BABY GONE Among New Films Coming to Tribeca Shortlist in June
by Movies News Desk - May 19, 2017

Below, check out which films are coming and going in June 2017 on Tribeca Shortlist. The films are currently available for streaming. To watch, start your free 7-day trial at TRIBECASHORTLIST.COM ($4.99/MONTH AFTER). (more...)

Lily McQueen Shares '80s Flecked Video w/ i-D + LP Out 6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Los Angeles-based pop starlet Lily McQueen is preparing to release her first full-length album Electric Love on June 30th via Concierge Records. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, May 31, 2017
by - May 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, May 31, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Tilda Swinton Stars in OKJA, Coming to Netflix
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

Netflix reveals the official trailer for the upcoming film OKJA, which includes the first full look at the massive animal at the heart of Director Bong Joon Ho's latest film. (more...)

Dr. Rocco Monto Inks His Publishing Deal for His Book 'The Fountain' With Rodale Books Through His Agent Alan Morell Creative Management Partners
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017


BWW Review: 2017 Triangle Rising Star Awards
by Jeffrey Kare - May 17, 2017

For the second year in a row, I had the great pleasure of attending the Triangle Rising Star Awards at the Durham Performing Arts Center. This regional competition brings together high school musical theater students from Central and Eastern North Carolina to perform and compete for the chance to represent the Triangle in The National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York City this summer on June 26th. The national competition celebrates outstanding student performances in high school musical productions from all over the United States. (more...)

STEREOPTIK's DARK CIRCUS to Bring Puppet Theater to HERE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

HERE presents Dark Circus, by renowned French company STEREOPTIK, a presentation from HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program. This innovative puppet theater work, for all ages, plays six performances May 30 - June 4 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

Paula Poundstone Comes to The VETS
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Comedian, best-selling author, and panel regular on NPR's Wait, Wait… Don't Tell Me, Paula Poundstone, will play The VETS in Providence Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm. Tickets, $45, are on sale Friday, May 19 at 10am and can be purchased online at, by calling (401) 421.ARTS (2787), or in person at The VETS/PPAC box office located at 220 Weybosset St, Providence. Box office hours are Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-2pm. Summer box office hours begin Monday, June 5. Summer hours are Mon-Thur 10am-3pm. The VETS on-site box office, located at One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, is only open on show days. For a complete schedule of The VETS events visit (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Award-winner and multiple-Tony nominee NANCY DUSSAULT in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE. Perhaps best known to audiences as the first host of "Good Morning America," and for her co-starring role on TV on "Too Close for Comfort," Dussault's remarkable career began on the stage. Her concert includes anecdotes about Dussault's remarkable career and songs by many of her favorite composers, such as Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane and Stephen Sondheim. Dussault's extraordinary musicality and comedic storytelling infuse new meaning into beloved classics such as "Getting Married Today," "Look to the Rainbow," "Old Friend" and her iconic "Make Someone Happy." Nancy is joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe and Director Valentine Mayer. NANCY DUSSAULT: MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE comes to Ventura for three-performances-only: Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Schoolhouse Arts to Present Disney's MULAN JR.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Schoolhouse Arts Education Program in Standish is proud to present Disney's "Mulan, Jr." The theatrical performance takes audiences back to the legendary, storytelling days of ancient China. (more...)

ABC Unveils 2017-18 Primetime Schedule ft. LITTLE MERMAID LIVE!, DWTS Jr. & More
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2017-18 slate of programming. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New York City. (more...)

INDECENT Playwright Paula Vogel to Chat Career with Linda Winer for LPTW
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

On Monday, June 5 at 6:00 pm, the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is presenting Tony Award nominated and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright PAULA VOGEL, whose critically-acclaimed Indecent is nominated for a 2017 Tony Award for Best New Play and she is Lifetime Achievement Obie Award this month. (more...)

Kennedy Center Will Honor David Letterman with Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 20th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to David Letterman on Sunday, October 22, 2017 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world's greatest humorists, will be given at a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy. (more...)

Shrewd Productions Presents THE REVOLUTIONISTS
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

THE REVOLUTIONISTS is a brutal comedic quartet about four very real women who lived boldly in France during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror (1793-1794). (more...)

by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017


The Sun Comes Out at WBT with ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Inspired by Little Orphan Annie, the 1924 comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie is a heart-warming story, filled with adventure and laughs, that defines what family truly means. One of the longest running shows in Broadway history and the winner of seven Tony Awards, Annie, returns to the WBT stage from June 29 to September 10, 2017! (more...)

2017 Helen Hayes Award Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a full list of the Helen Hayes Awards winners updating LIVE below! Named for actor Helen Hayes - a Washington native and legendary First Lady of the American Theatre - the Helen Hayes Awards celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington region and has become a hallmark recognized by theatre makers and theatre lovers far beyond Washington D.C. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Thursday, May 25, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 15, 2017

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Thursday, May 25, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for the Crucible's Modern Interpretation of JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Jonathan Hyde
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Rehearsals are underway at Sheffield Theatres for Artistic Director Robert Hastie's inaugural production, Julius Caesar (Wed 17 May - Sat 10 June). It will be the first time that Shakespeare's fast-paced, gripping thriller will have been seen on the Crucible stage. Watch a new trailer for the modern production below! (more...)

Exclusive Video: Get A First Look At Stratford's GUYS AND DOLLS
by Alan Henry - May 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at The Stratford Festival's production of GUYS AND DOLLS directed by Donna Feore. Check out the extended 'Crapshooters' dance sequence below, featuring a 19 piece orchestra playing the 1992 Broadway revival orchestrations for the first time ever since that production. (more...)

NEWSIES, POLKADOTS, MADAGASCAR and More Set for Orlando REP's 15th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Orlando Repertory Theatre (Orlando REP), in partnership with UCF, has announced its 2017 - 2018 Season! Orlando REP is Florida's only professional theatre for families and young audiences, and has staged recent box-office hits such as Harry Connick, Jr.'s The Happy Elf and Curious George: The Golden Meatball! (more...)

The Green Room 42 Presents LOOK WHAT WE MADE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Green Room 42 presents 'LOOK WHAT WE MADE,' an evening of contemporary musical theatre by the graduating class of New York University's **Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, Cycle 26. For one night only, these writers will present songs from their new musicals. From folk to pop to post-classical electronica, these phenomenal artists have you covered. Join us as we celebrate their post-graduate debut! (more...)

Photo Flash: Matthew Morrison Visits Amber Riley at DREAMGIRLS
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

There was a gleeful reunion this weekend when Matthew Morrison visited his former Glee co-star Amber Riley in London at Dreamgirls! (more...)

THE RECEPTION by Sean Donovan & Sebastián Calderón Bentin Comes to HERE 6/14-24
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

HERE proudly presents the world premiere of The Reception, a HERE Resident Artist Production, as part of its 2016-2017 producing season.  Created by Sean Donovan and Sebastian Calderon Bentin (Donovan & Calderon) in collaboration with the company, and co-directed by Sebastian Calderon Bentin and Sean Donovan, this new dance theater work is performed by Jane Comfort, Leslie Cuyjet, Sean Donovan, Hannah Heller and Ishmael Houston Jones. The Reception will have 10 performances, June 14 - 24, at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

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