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BWW Review: THE FOREIGNER at Rollins College is Witty, Brilliant and Timely
by Libby Champion - Sep 30, 2016

Have you ever gone through life feeling like a fly on the wall? Ever heard something you wish you hadn't and ended up saving the day because of it? In Rollins College's THE FOREIGNER, Englishman Charlie does just that. (more...)

Little Radical Theatrics to Stage THE SECRET GARDEN Next Summer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Little Radical Theatrics, Inc. has announced its summer 2017 production, THE SECRET GARDEN, with music by Lucy Simon and book & lyrics by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Stage MAURITIUS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the exciting crime drama, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, on stage for four weeks only, Oct. 25-Nov. 20. (more...)

It's a Hard Knock Life! ANNIE to Play the Orpheum This December; Tickets on Sale Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Orpheum Theatre Group has announced that the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, will play December 13-18 at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Memphis. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE is a brand new incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

SINGLE BLACK FEMALE to Open Crossroads Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Single Black Female, Lisa B. Thompson's two-woman comedy exploring the lives of 30-something middle-class African American women in urban America, will open Crossroads Theatre Company's 2016-17 season, Oct. 6-23. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Matthew Broderick, Megan Hilty & More Star in RULES DON'T APPLY
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Alec Baldwin, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, Lily Collins, Ed Harris, Megan Hilty, Oliver Platt and Martin Sheen star in RULES DON'T APPLY. (more...)

October to Usher in New Stars for PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group announced today that Derrick Davis, Jordan Craig, Trista Moldovan and Emily Ramirez will join the principal cast of the spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera currently on national tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephen Schwartz and London Cast at WICKED 10th Anniversary Party
by Marianka Swain - Sep 29, 2016

Following the 10th anniversary West End gala performance of WICKED on 27 September, creator Stephen Schwartz joined current and past performers from the show on the Apollo Victoria Theatre stage, and then at a suitably greenified afterparty. (more...)

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Podium Concert Productions to Present THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Podium Concert Productions presents the Tony Award-winning musical THE SECRET GARDEN, in concert for three performances only at the newly renovated and acoustically enhanced Trinity-St. Paul Centre/Jeanne lamon Hall, January 13-15, 2017, with a world-class orchestra, hand-picked and led by Mark Camilleri, on stage with Canada's brightest stars of stage and musical theatre. (more...)

Celebrate Halloween with the Neo-Futurists at TOO MUCH FRIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Neo-Futurists creep into fall with a chilling Halloween performance of Too Much Fright Makes The Baby Go Blind, 30 plays in 60 minutes, written and performed by The Neo-Futurists, curated by Trevor Dawkins, on Sunday, Oct. 30; doors open at 10 p.m., performance begins at 10:30p.m. This Halloween spin on the long-running sensation Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind is performed at the Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. Tickets are $20 and advanced reservations and costumes are strongly encouraged! For tickets and information visit or call 773-275-5255.  (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
by - Sep 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 12, 2016! (more...)

ABC's MODERN FAMILY to Feature First-Ever Openly Transgender Actor
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

An upcoming episode of ABC's MODERN FAMILY will feature the first-ever openly transgender child, 8-year-old Jackson Millarker. The actor will portray Lily's new friend Tom. (more...)

Johnny Gallagher, Amber Tamblyn, Joey Arias and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for September 28 - October 9, 2016. Scroll down or visit for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Go Down the Rabbit Hole with ALICE IN WONDERLAND at the Bonstelle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Theatre and Dance at Wayne continues its 2016 - 17 season with the adventurous Alice in Wonderland at the Bonstelle Theatre running October 7 - 16 . Based on Lewis Carroll's classic children's book , this energetic production follows a young girl named Alice , as she falls down a rabbit hole and embarks on a bizarre and extraordinary journey to discover her true identity. (more...)

Production Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi Dench
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Production has begun on Working Title Films' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, to which Focus Features holds worldwide rights as part of the company's renewed global initiative. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl to Receive Distinguished Playwright Award at 2016 Mimi Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust today announced that Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl is this year's recipient of the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. (more...)

BWW Review: Beckham and Joplin Deliver First-Rate Performances in LUNGS
by Frank Benge - Sep 26, 2016

LUNGS is a 2011 play by Duncan MacMillan that is a wickedly funny, yet touching, look at the insecurities and fears of a generation for whom apprehension and precariousness are the norm. When the concept of bringing a child into the world comes up (in of all places, IKEA), W (Liz Beckham) and M (Michael Joplin) weigh all of the consequences that surround that decision: bringing a child into a world that is perhaps irretrievably screwed up, how will they offset the carbon footprint of another life on the planet, how will it change her body, their love life, and ultimately, their relationship. All of this becomes even more complicated by the fact that they are not married. (more...)

Elizabeth A. Davis and Kathryn Gallgher to Lead DUST CAN'T KILL ME for Next THE SCORE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On October 10th, The Score will produce Dust Can't Kill Me by Abigail Carney and Elliah Heifetz as a live concert for the next episode of the podcast recording. (more...)

Molly Ringwald to Lead TERMS OF ENDEARMENT Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Stage and screen vet Molly Ringwald will play Aurora Greenway in TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, which is coming to the stage for the first time in the US at 59E59 Theaters. (more...)

OSTC's Family Fun Fest Opens with Rhode Island Premiere of POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Ocean State Theatre Company is thrilled to open the 2016-17 Family Fun Fest with the Rhode Island Premiere of the award-winning new musical, Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical for one performance only on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 11:00 am.  (more...)

HAMILTON, SPONGEBOB, and GLEE Stars to Sing at POLKADOTS Musical Album Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

On September 16th, 2016 Masterworks Broadway released the World Premiere Recording of the award winning new hit Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical. Written by Douglas Lyons, Melvin Tunstall, III and Greg Borowsky, Polkadots is a new musical inspired by the true events of the Civil Rights pioneers Ruby Bridges and The Little Rock Nine. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, October 5, 2016
by - Sep 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 5, 2016! (more...)

Adrian Edmondson to Star in BITS OF ME ARE FALLING APART at Soho Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Adrian Edmondson is to star in an adaptation of William Leith's at once richly comic, darkly satirical and weepingly emotional bestseller Bits of Me are Falling Apart. (more...)

Ramin Karimloo to Return to Broadway as 'Gleb' in ANASTASIA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The producers of the new musical Anastasia, opening on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), have just announced that Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo will star as Gleb. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Imagine If Theatre's YOU FORGOT THE MINCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Francesca Joy's debut play, You Forgot the Mince, is a raw and compelling portrait of an intense, passionate and ultimately abusive relationship that spirals out of control with unexpected consequences. Drawn from personal accounts and interviews with victims and perpetrators, this gritty piece of new writing embarks on a UK Tour to theatres and prisons this autumn, presented by Imagine If Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

THE RIVALS Revel at the Citizens Theatre, 2 - 19 November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Citizens Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Hill directs a new co-production between Bristol Old Vic, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The Rivals this autumn. The elegant yet earthy 18th-century comedy of manners features some of the most enduring and eccentric comic characters in British theatre and plays at the Citizens Theatre from 2 to 19 November. (more...)

The Royal Players Present BOY HERO: THE STORY OF DAVID O. DODD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

In honor of the 170th anniversary of the birth of David O. Dodd in 1846, the Royal Players of the historic  Royal Theatre in Benton will produce a new fact-based play about Dodd.  (more...)

The Theatre Company of University of Detroit Mercy Opens 2016-17 Season With ALABAMA STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The 46th season of The Theatre Company of the University of Detroit Mercy will launch Sept. 22-Oct. 9, 2016, with the Michigan premiere of Kenneth Jones' fact-inspired drama Alabama Story, a play with unique ties to The Motor City.  (more...)

Spreckels Theatre Company Presents the North Bay Premiere of TITANIC, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

With a compassionate book, intelligent lyrics and soaring melodies, 'Titanic, The Musical' is a powerful, complex look at one of the most historic events of the 20th Century.   The critically acclaimed, award-winning Spreckels Theatre Company presents the North Bay premiere of 'Titanic, The Musical,' which opened on Broadway in 1997 and won five Tony Awards including Best Musical for this factual account of the sinking of the Titanic which examines the causes, conditions, crew and passengers involved in this ever-fascinating drama. (more...)

VIDEO: Sofia Veraga Dishes on New Season of ABC's MODERN FAMILY
by - Sep 21, 2016

Sofia Veraga stopped by today's GMA to dish about the new season of ABC's hit comedy MODERN FAMILY. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

The New Colony Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The New Colony is pleased to announce its full 2017 Season, featuring four world premiere productions by four Chicago playwrights. The season kicks off this winter with ensemble member Sean Kelly's fantasy adventure PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cabaret for a Cause Performs at This Year's 92Y Street Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Cabaret for a Cause performed at the 92Y Street Festival on Sunday, September 18th. BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call and Press Night Celebration Of McCoy-Rigby's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - Sep 20, 2016

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT opened the first show of its 2016-2017 season, the Los Angeles premiere production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Peter Parnell, musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Glenn Casale.  THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME is running through Sunday, October 9, 2016 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.   BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the opening night celebration below! (more...)

Geffen Playhouse Sets Cast for THE MODEL APARTMENT by Donald Margulies
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Geffen Playhouse announces the cast for its production of The Model Apartment written by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies. (more...)

FAHRENHEIT 451, THE DRESSER and More Set for Different Stages' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Different Stages has announced its 2016-17 season - scroll down for details, and click here for season passes!  (more...)

Tori Bates Cast as First Bi-Racial Actress in ANNIE; Full National Tour Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

After touring the production to over 100 cities across the nation and recently overseas to Jakarta and Singapore, Troika Entertainment LLC is pleased to announce the casting for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Travel to Russia in New Trailer for ANASTASIA on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2016

The new musical Anastasia will begin previews on March 23, 2017 and open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). The musical just unveiled a new trailer for its Broadway run, featuring the show's signature song 'Journey to the Past.' Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Contest: Win a Table for Two at Miss Coco Peru's Return to BIRDLAND 9/26
by BWW Contests - Sep 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving you and a friend a chance to go to Miss Coco Peru's Return Birdland at Birdland Jazz Club Monday night! (September 26th, 2016 / 7PM). The winners will be comped a table for the event. There is a $10 food/drink minimum per person. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Moment with Student Director Grace Zottig of Rollins College's THE FOREIGNER
by Kimberly Moy - Sep 19, 2016

As the school year begins again we get a fresh crop of productions from our local colleges. To kick off this season Rollins College presents THE FOREIGNER. Grace Zottig is a senior and is gaining some hands on experience at directing alongside Thomas Ouellette. Grace took some time out of her busy schedule to answer some of my questions. It is refreshing to hear from someone just at the start of her career. (more...)

Nicholas Christopher and Kerstin Anderson Lead Podcast Recording of DARLING in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Tonight, Hamilton's Nicholas Christopher will play Peter in a complete concert presentation of Darling, Ryan Scott Oliver's dark deconstruction of Peter Pan. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, September 28, 2016! (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Offer Free Concert Tickets for New Volunteers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2016

The Centenary Stage Company (CSC) has the perfect opportunity for theatre, music and dance lovers who would like to enjoy great entertainment on a limited budget.  CSC is once again seeking volunteer ushers for upcoming performances  in the new Lackland Center, which will include the performances of  CSC's Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily, Don Quioxote by the NJ Ballet, the Fringe Series with The Other Mozart, Hard Travelin' with Woody Guthrie and Kick - a Rockette's Story, the annual holiday musical, Mary Poppins, as well as  15 other events throughout the 2016-17 professional season. (more...)

The 68th Emmy Awards Complete Nominees and Winners List; ALL THE WINNERS!
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 18, 2016

The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards telecast air live tonight on ABC at 8:00pm ET, and BroadwayWorld will have you covered with all of the winners, highlights, and commentary. This page will update after every winner, so you are always up-to-date about who's taking home a trophy.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Road Theatre Company Presents EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that they will be starring in the first show of its 2016-2017 season, EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY, written by Tony award-winning playwright Edward Albee and directed by Andre Barron, reuniting the three for the first time since the critically acclaimed The Other Place.  EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY will begin previews on Tuesday, September 13 at 8pm; will open on Friday, September 16 at 8pm and run through Saturday, November 5 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, The Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Patti Murin, 'Some Like It Pop' Hosts, BWW TV Staff Pick 2016 Emmy Winners
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 17, 2016

Throughout the week, we've been highlighting some of our favorite nominees with theatre backgrounds, and on Sunday, we will have all of the biggest Emmys news and looks back at the ceremony's best moments. Today, we are releasing our official BroadwayWorld predictions. (more...)

Temple Theaters Opens with Lynn Nottage's CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 16, 2016

Temple Theaters opens its 49th anniversary season with Crumbs from the Table of Joy by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynne Nottage. Directed by Lee Kenneth Richardson, this memory play is a thought-provoking coming-of-age story set in 1950s New York City. Featuring a small cast of undergraduate and graduate student actors the production runs September 21 - October 2 in Temple University's Randall Theater. (more...)

Broadway's ANASTASIA Pre-Sale Begins; Single Tickets on Sale Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Producers Stage Entertainment USA, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky) and Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) today announce that tickets for the new musical, Anastasia are on sale exclusively for American Express Card Members. (more...)

Esquire Network's Hit Series CAR MATCHMAKER Buckles Up for Mini Dedicated Episode
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Esquire Network and MINI USA, a business unit of BMW of North America, LLC, today announced a partnership around an upcoming episode of the popular series “Car Matchmaker.” The episode, set to air on Wednesday, September 21 at 9 p.m., will exclusively feature MINI vehicles, including the MINI Clubman, MINI John Cooper Works Hardtop and the MINI Countryman. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Presents GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

New Repertory Theatre presents Good by C.P. Taylor, co-presented with Boston Center for American Performance, October 8-30, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $30-$59 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting Student, senior, and group discounts are available. Subscription packages that include Good are also available. (more...)

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