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Steppenwolf Theatre Company Kicks Off LookOut Series Fall 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the fall lineup for LookOut, the company's multi-genre performance series that launched this summer. (more...)

Fawzia Mirza's ME, MY MOM & SHARMILA Comes to Steppenwolf This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Chicago writer and actress Fawzia Mirza takes the stage in her one-woman comedy ME, MY MOM & SHARMILA, directed by Meghan Beals, presented as part of Steppenwolf Theatre's LookOut Series. (more...)

Award-Winning Film Composer Jacob Groth to Headline Benefit Concert for Friends of Griffith Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

On September 25, 2016 renowned film composerJacob Groth(Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy - 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,' 'The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest' and 'The Girl Who Played With Fire') and the Danish Film Harmonics Orchestra will headline a special benefit concert for Friends of Griffith Park (more...)

Clara Marie Mitchell's POEMS OF REFLECTION is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Clara Marie Mitchell, a passionate and well versed author, has completed her new book 'Poems of Reflection: Faith, Life, and Travel': a gripping and potent book of poetry that is sure to inspire all who read it. (more...)

PrideStaff Named 2016 Genius Award Winner by the American Staffing...
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

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Fawzia Mirza's ME, MY MOM & SHARMILA Comes to Steppenwolf This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Chicago writer and actress Fawzia Mirza takes the stage in her one-woman comedy ME, MY MOM & SHARMILA, directed by Meghan Beals, presented as part of Steppenwolf Theatre's LookOut Series. (more...)

Freedom Rider Vets Inspired Upcoming Immersive Theatre Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Heretic Club and The Ophelia Theatre Group have joined forces to bring you a unique brand of story driven immersive theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Paige Silvester is 16 Going On 17 in THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Heidi Scheuermann - Sep 20, 2016

Playing the oldest Von Trapp daughter, Liesl, is Paige Silvester. The role was made famous by the recently deceased Charmain Carr (may she rest in peace) in the 1965 film by the same name. Silvester hails from Sacramento, California; earned her BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan; is no stranger to the stage; and writes a really fun blog. She grew up dancing, singing, and acting, and has performed The Muny, Sacramento Music Circus, and was most recently seen in the ensemble of the Broadway 1st National Tour of EVITA. (more...)

Freedom Rider Vets Inspired Upcoming Immersive Theatre Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Heretic Club and The Ophelia Theatre Group have joined forces to bring you a unique brand of story driven immersive theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Emma Benson of Popular Web Series: THE DREAM TEAM
by Christopher Castanho - Oct 7, 2016

Shenandoah Conservatory students have been creating a lot of their own art and content, one of the most successful projects is a web series called The Dream Team. Created by two theatre students, the original series tells the story of a class of theatre majors, Living Out their first year of college at the fictional Betsey Bell Conservatory. Founded in October of 2015, the show has garnered more than 8,000 views on YouTube, over 150 subscribers, and upwards of 300 FaceBook likes. I was lucky enough to connect with the show's co-creator and star Emma Benson, a third year Musical Theatre student at Shenandoah and hear about what's in store for Season 2. (more...)

'This Side Up! A Simple Guide to Your Successful Relocation' is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Lauren Herring, CEO of IMPACT Group, a global leader in relocation support programs, announced today the launch of her new book, This Side Up! A Simple Guide to Your Successful Relocation. (more...)

American Repertory Theater Presents the New England Premiere of FINGERSMITH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University begins performances of FINGERSMITH by Alexa Junge, based on the novel by Sarah Waters, directed by Bill Rauch. Performances begin on Sunday, December 4, 2016 and run through Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. (more...)

Suzanne Vega, Beth Malone, Kenyon Phillips and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running October 19-30, 2016. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

BWW Review: TICK, TICK...BOOM! Challenging Conventions
by Meeko Angela Camba - Oct 16, 2016

Life is like an unwavering deadline and growing up is a ticking bomb. (more...)

BWW Recap: GREY'S ANATOMY Continues To Excel At Nuanced Relationships
by Lauren Gienow - Oct 14, 2016

Season 13, Episode 4 of GREY'S ANATOMY is titled “Falling Slowly”—All episodes are named after songs and this song happens to be from Tony Award Winning musical, ONCE. Considering I am a recapper for Broadway World, you can probably imagine that this pleased me! This is not the first time that the writer of this episode, Jen Klein borrowed a title from a Broadway song! She also penned last season's “There's a Fine Fine Line”! Klein, Director Victoria Mahoney, and the ever-talented ensemble cast have created yet another episode that does what GREY'S does best...It tugs at your heart strings while simultaneously making you laugh. (more...)

BWW Review: Simon Stephens' HEISENBERG Flirts With Romantic Uncertainty
by Michael Dale - Oct 14, 2016

If you've ever sat down with a potential lover to have a serious talk about where your relationship is and how fast it's developing, you may be pursuing a lost cause, according to German physicist Werner Heisenberg's 1927 Uncertainty Principle. (more...)

MAKING A CHILD OF DESTINY: THE ANDRETTA TILMMAN STORY Documentary to Premiere in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Making a Child of Destiny: 'The Andretta Tillman Story, a new documentary about the life of the innovative manager and architect of Beyonce and Destiny's Child, will make its world premiere in Houston, Texas, on November 14, 2016, at the prestigious Alamo Draft House Cinemas - The Vintage, with filmmakers and members of the cast in attendance for red carpet media interviews and a post-screening panel discussion. (more...)

Telenovela CHRISTMAS CAROL Gets World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

A classic cast of melodramatic Spanish soap opera characters find themselves Living Out one of the greatest classic stories of all time when Archway Theatre welcomes Force of Nature Productions original world premiere of 'Telenovela Christmas Carol' 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 2 through Dec. 18. General admission tickets are $28. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Lilla Crawford, Joshua Colley & More Dish on Fame, Fans, and Life as a Child Actor (Part 2)
by Matt Smith - Nov 3, 2016

In this comprehensive, two-part (!!!) BWW feature, our eclectic panel of child actors - including Lilla Crawford, Joshua Colley, Luca Padovan and Isabella Russo (with additional commentary from Savvy Crawford) - sound off on their most memorable career experiences, fan encounters, maintaining balance between work and school commitments and the ever-important topic of putting children in the spotlight.  (more...)

Online Auction of Classic Rock Photos by Mark Weiss to Benefit Light of Day Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Light of Day Foundation is currently celebrating 17 years in its global battle against Parkinson's Disease and related illnesses "through the awesome power of music," with LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On. (more...)

Casting Announced for D.C. Premiere of ROE by Lisa Loomer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Following an acclaimed run at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Lisa Loomer's world-premiere drama Roe makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK, New London Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Nov 17, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber may seem an unlikely rock god, but he's harnessed anarchic musical liberation for this big-hearted, irresistibly entertaining new show, adapted from the popular Jack Black film. Its success on Broadway looks likely to be replicated here, given its broad appeal, hummable hits and giddy, live-action cartoon hijinks framing the seriously impressive talent of its young rockers. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Jose Llana on His KING AND I Tour and Why He Believes Hope Trumps Hate
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

When Jose Llana was 19, 'Something Wonderful' happened: The Filipino-American actor made his Broadway bow as Lun Tha, the mellow young lover, in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's 'The King and I.' Lou Diamond Phillips played the titanic and titular ruler of Siam in that 1996 Tony-winning revival. Now, two decades later, Llana has followed in Phillips' footsteps as the new King of Broadway, with his glorious voice and regal bearing. What's more, he is taking the 2015 Tony-winning revival across America. (more...)

BWW Feature: THE DREAM TEAM Returns For Season 2 Episode 2
by Christopher Castanho - Jan 8, 2017

Shenandoah Conservatory's popular web series The Dream Team returns for a second episode this past week. Picking up where we left off: we follow all of the kooky and familiar faces, like Freya Falkenstein's Nora and Emma Benson's eccentric Sierra Farris, but also discover new characters, like Will Westray's Chad. Set at the big Halloween party of the year, things are bound to get a little crazy. (more...)

Indie Thriller MISSING CHILD to be Screened at IIFC 2017
by Movies News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

“Missing Child” is a psychological thriller that follows the story of Gia (Kristen Ruhlin), a young woman who never knew her parents and has many questions about her mysterious past. (more...)

Mad Horse Theatre Company Heats Up January with Sci-Fi Thriller THE NETHER by Jennifer Haley
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Mad Horse Theatre Company ushers in 2017 with Jennifer Haley' THE NETHER, a thrilling play that shines a stark light on how we negotiate a world hurtling technologically forward, and explores the moral and ethical questions that emerge along with those advancements. (more...)

Urban Movie Channel's February Slate Features Exclusive Streaming Premieres
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

A celebration of black history and romance, Urban Movie Channel (UMC) presents two new exclusive streaming premieres fitting for both Black History Month and Valentine's Day. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Susan Lynskey
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 30, 2017

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BWW Interview: JERSEY BOYS' Barry Anderson Talks Life on the Road
by Angie Stanton - Jan 3, 2017

Barry Anderson, an Osseo, Wisconsin native, will be appearing at the Overture Center in JERSEY BOYS in the role of Bob Crew, the quirky, but brilliant main producer and music genius behind the Four Seasons. (more...)

Globe Telecom's 'Cognitive Digital Agent' Powered by Infosys, Amdocs and Huawei Wins a TM Forum Catalyst Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

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Detroit Repertory Theatre RED NIGHT BENEFIT Celebrates Drama, Passion, History and Love
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On Saturday, February 11, 2017 the Detroit Repertory Theatre welcomes the public to an evening of drama, romance, a silent auction, champagne and appetizers at the Board of Trustees' annual 'RED NIGHT' benefit beginning at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

Berkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of Roe written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Bill Rauch. Roe is a co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage. (more...)

Roy Wood Jr's Stand Up Special FATHER FIGURE to Debut on Comedy Central 2/19
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

From the National Anthem to freeway protests to gay rights, Roy Wood Jr. (Correspondent, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah”) dives in on today's issues with razor sharp wit in his first one-hour stand-up special, FATHER FIGURE. (more...)

Brooke Candy Releases 'Living Out Loud' ft. Sia Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Emerging rapper / singer Brooke Candy releases “Living Out Loud” ft. 8X Grammy nominee Sia today at all digital providers (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - Meet the Cast of THE NETHER
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Feb 17, 2017

It's that time of the semester! The first week of March transports the Bucknall theater at the University of New Haven to Jennifer Haley's cyber world of The Nether. I was lucky enough to get an exclusive first look and talk to the cast about what the process has been like and what you can expect when you come to see the show. Let's find out what they have to say. Shall we? (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Etai Benson on Touring, Films and Being AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Natalie de la Garza - Feb 17, 2017

Actor Etai Benson sings and dances his way to The Hobby Center this month in Theatre Under the Stars' production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. Today, Benson joins us to talk life on the road, dole out some advice, and explain what it's like playing an American in Paris -- spoiler -- 'S Wonderful'! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Line Theatre presents ZORBA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

It's 1924, on the Greek island of Crete, and you're about to go on a wild, whirlwind tour of the lusty passions of the human heart. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Lisa Kron's WELL at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre announces the complete cast of its upcoming production of Tony Award-winning writer Lisa Kron's (Fun Home) funny and brilliant play Well, set to star beloved Seattle talents Barbara Dirickson and Sarah Rudinoff. Well is dark comedy at its finest and is being directed by Seattle Rep Artistic Director Braden Abraham. (more...)

Tampa Preparatory School Students Give Back to the Community
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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Chris Mader Announces THE SHATTERED TRIANGLE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Chris Mader, an avid reader of science fiction, has completed his new book 'The Shattered Triangle': an exciting, intellectual, and action-packed tale of a man Living Out his newly discovered destiny of being a leader in intergalactic travel and defense. (more...)

Hillsong Young & Free Premieres 'Falling Into You' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free's newest music video for their current radio single 'Falling Into You' premiered on Billboard and is now available here (more...)

Detroit Repertory Theatre to Celebrate FIREPOWER Opening with Champagne Toast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

The World Premiere of Kermit Frazier's powerful play Firepower will have a Champagne Celebration on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the Detroit Repertory Theatre at 8:30 pm. (more...)

Abigail Breslin, Norbert Leo Butz and More Join The New Group's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The New Group announces additional casting for productions coming up in the company's 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

THE PURPLE DIARIES Paints Portrait of Mary Astor and the Golden Age of Cinema
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Celebrity gossip has always been Hollywood's specialty, but in 1936 a scandal broke that was so sensational it pushed Hitler's Olympics off the front pages: the diaries of Mary Astor. (more...)

BWW Preview: NEWSIES Heads to DPAC
by Taryn Oesch - Aug 8, 2016

National Tour of Newsies Heads to DPAC. Preview with Stephen Michael Langton (more...)

TNC's 2016 Dream Up Festival to Present THE TITLE SHOULD BE SPOKEN OUT LOUD AROUND THREE-QUARTERS IN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival presents 'The Title Should Be Spoken Out Loud Around Three-Quarters In'. (more...)

Bobbi Rebell Shares HOW TO BE A FINANCIAL GROWNUP Featuring Tony Robbins, Ivanka Trump and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

PALMYRA, Va., Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ What do Tony Robbins, Kevin O'Leary, Drew Barrymore, Jim Cramer, Ivanka Trump and Cynthia Rowley have in common? They all experienced a 'financial grownup moment' when they realized that they had to pay attention to money, and that the financial decisions they made had a significant impact on them and the people they cared about. These financial Role Models, and 24 others, tell their financial grownup stories and share the lessons they learned in 'How to Be a Financial Grownup: Proven Advice from High Achievers on How to Live Your Dreams and Have Financial Freedom,' the new book by award-winning Reuters journalist Bobbi Rebell. (more...)

Sandra Prinsloo Brings OSKAR EN DIE PINK TANNIE to Montecasino Studio from 6 September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The doyenne of South African theatre, Sandra Prinsloo, will play the Montecasino Studio Theatre in OSKAR EN DIE PIENK TANNIE this September . The production is directed by Lara Bye. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere All-New Series BETRAYED, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Things are not always as they seem in Investigation Discovery's (ID) all-new series BETRAYED, which revisits heart-pounding cases of deception that ended in murder at the hands of a trusted family member, co-worker, lover, or friend. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere All-New Series BETRAYED, 8/24
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Things are not always as they seem in Investigation Discovery's (ID) all-new series BETRAYED, which revisits heart-pounding cases of deception that ended in murder at the hands of a trusted family member, co-worker, lover, or friend. (more...)

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