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New Autobiography Plants Readers in Shoes of Chief's WifeNew Autobiography Plants Readers in Shoes of Chief's Wife
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2015

Anita Katherine Dennis was a college student in the 1960s hoping to learn about the various peoples of the world. Unbeknownst to her, she would soon be Living Out her interest as she falls in love with and eventually marries her anthropology professor - a hereditary African chief. (more...)

THE NETHER, A CHRISTMAS CAROL & More Set for Centenary Stage Company's 2015-16 SeasonTHE NETHER, A CHRISTMAS CAROL & More Set for Centenary Stage Company's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

  Centenary Stage Company brings a diversely eclectic and exciting array of productions to the Lackland Center for their 2015-16 season.  Now in their 6th season at the David and Carol Lackland Center, CSC is offering award winning plays, cutting edge dramas, family favorites and new developmental works sure to satisfy even the most discerning of audiences.  From young to old, experienced theater goer to never having stepped foot in a theater before, there's something for everyone at CSC this season. (more...)

Road Theatre to Open 2015-16 Season with World Premiere of HOMEFREE This FallRoad Theatre to Open 2015-16 Season with World Premiere of HOMEFREE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce the first show of its 2015-2016 - 25th Anniversary Season, the World Premiere of HOMEFREE, written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews. HOMEFREE will open on Friday, September 18 at 8pm and run through Sunday, November 8th 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...)

San Francisco Playhouse Adds THE NETHER to for 2015-16 SeasonSan Francisco Playhouse Adds THE NETHER to for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English and Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced its final selection for the previously-announced 2015-2016 Mainstage season: Jennifer Haley's mind-blowing exploration of second-life morality and virtual criminality, The Nether. (more...)

Patty McCormack Joins Cast of MISERABLE WITH AN OCEAN VIEW at Whitefire TheatrePatty McCormack Joins Cast of MISERABLE WITH AN OCEAN VIEW at Whitefire Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Patty McCormack, star of stage, screen and television, joins the cast of the world premiere of the new play "Miserable with an Ocean View" written and produced by Howard Skora, directed by Jim Fall, scheduled to open Saturday, June 6th, at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, California. (more...)

Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe production of William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on June 21 and run through July 26, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

NewFilmmakers LA Spotlights Asian Cinema at LA Film FestivalNewFilmmakers LA Spotlights Asian Cinema at LA Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - May 11, 2015

From Tze Chun's Sundance Film Festival selection, 'Children of Invention,' to Double Dutch Media's recent 'Fight Night,' by James Z. Feng, today's Asian filmmakers are sharing inspiring stories and challenging their stereotypical culture: immigrants, sportsman, businessmen, children all born into poverty and rising to stardoma classic rags-to-riches tale. (more...)

Outdoor Enthusiasts Take Notice: Private Alaskan Waterfront Portfolio To Sell At Auction Without Reserve Via Concierge AuctionsOutdoor Enthusiasts Take Notice: Private Alaskan Waterfront Portfolio To Sell At Auction Without Reserve Via Concierge Auctions
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

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Young Audiences of Houston Will Honor The Boeing Company, Dr. William Cohn in MayYoung Audiences of Houston Will Honor The Boeing Company, Dr. William Cohn in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Young Audiences of Houston will honor the innovative spirit of The Boeing Company and Dr. William Cohn its gala, Disco Galaxy Soiree, on May 7th, 2015. (more...)


by Heidi Scheuermann - Mar 26, 2015

Coming to New Orleans tomorrow night is an act that no JERSEY BOYS loving theatergoers, including myself, are going to want to miss! THE MIDTOWN MEN, four original cast members from the Broadway hit JERSEY BOYS (Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer) have come together and have formed their own music group which brings to life the music of the 60's in what's sure to be an energy packed show. (more...)

Asian-Inspired WINTER'S TALE, RIVER BRIDE and YEOMEN OF THE GUARD Premieres, THE WIZ and More Set for OSF's 2016 SeasonAsian-Inspired WINTER'S TALE, RIVER BRIDE and YEOMEN OF THE GUARD Premieres, THE WIZ and More Set for OSF's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The ?Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2016 playbill today. The 2016 season is sponsored by U.S. Bank. (more...)

On Her Shoulders to Stage Reading of Zora Neal Hurston's SPUNK, 4/15On Her Shoulders to Stage Reading of Zora Neal Hurston's SPUNK, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

On Her Shoulders is pleased to present a FREE staged reading (by donation) of SPUNK (1926) by Zora Neale Hurston, directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck's THE FLOOR ABOVE ME Album Gets 8/11 ReleaseTony Yazbeck's THE FLOOR ABOVE ME Album Gets 8/11 Release
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Having conquered Broadway with a string of acclaimed roles - from Gypsy to White Christmas to On the Town - triple-threat Tony Yazbeck sets his sights on reinventing the solo album with his new studio recording, The Floor Above Me, adapted and expanded from his one-man show. The album will be released by PS Classics on August 11. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Amanda Rose Thrives on Every ExperienceBWW Interviews: Amanda Rose Thrives on Every Experience
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 8, 2015

Musical theatre actress Amanda Rose has been living her dream since her graduation from Charleston College over a decade ago; she has been performing steadily on Broadway, on tour, and in regional theatres across the country. Now based in New York City, she, nonetheless, understands that an actress' life is peripatetic and unpredictable, and she relishes the new experiences that come with her journey. (more...)

SPIRIT TRAINING Helps the Next Generation of Black LeadersSPIRIT TRAINING Helps the Next Generation of Black Leaders
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

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BWW Interviews: What We Do: A Conversation with Peter Matthew SmithBWW Interviews: What We Do: A Conversation with Peter Matthew Smith
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 3, 2015

“This show is such a great ride for the cast and the audience!” the actor says enthusiastically. Peter Matthew Smith is referring to his latest gig as Jerry Lukowski in back-to-back runs of the musical, The Full Monty, which opens Maine State Music Theatre's fifty-seventh season on June 4, after closing at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster. It is Smith's first visit to Maine and his second essay of the part of the unemployed Buffalo steel worker who organizes a male strip tease act to raise money for his child support payments. (more...)

Rhonda Harrison Debuts With POEMS FROM THE VILLAGERhonda Harrison Debuts With POEMS FROM THE VILLAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

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CMT to Premiere It's First-Ever Late Night Talker THE JOSH WOLF SHOW, 6/11CMT to Premiere It's First-Ever Late Night Talker THE JOSH WOLF SHOW, 6/11
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

From executive producer Chelsea Handler comes "The Josh Wolf Show," CMT's first original late night show starring comedian Josh Wolf. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Greif's THE TEMPEST of the Teapot VarietyBWW Reviews: Greif's THE TEMPEST of the Teapot Variety
by Michael Dale - Jun 17, 2015

Sam Waterston leads a Delacorte production that lacks firm propulsion. (more...)

WE WILL ALWAYS TALK THIS WAY Premieres Tonight at American Theatre of ActorsWE WILL ALWAYS TALK THIS WAY Premieres Tonight at American Theatre of Actors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

The world premiere of the new American play 'We Will Always Talk This Way' by Jack Horton Gilbert opens tonight, June 17th, presented by the American Theatre of Actors, and runs through June 27th, 2015. (more...)

Music Video for Armin van Buuren feat. Mr. Probz, 'Another You' Out NowMusic Video for Armin van Buuren feat. Mr. Probz, 'Another You' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

One of the world's leading electronic dance music (EDM) DJs and producers, GRAMMY nominee Armin van Buuren is keenly aware that his music is best enjoyed as a multi-sensory experience. (more...)

Science Channel to Premiere WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?, 2/7Science Channel to Premiere WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?, 2/7
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Now, Science Channel is experimenting with some of the internet's most infamous video flubs in its newest series WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?, world premiering Saturday, February 7 at 10 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford to Star in MARY STUART at the Folger, 1/27-3/8Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford to Star in MARY STUART at the Folger, 1/27-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

England's most storied rivalry takes center stage at Folger Theatre in Friedrich Schiller's classic drama Mary Stuart from January 27- March 8, 2015. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ballet, Musical Theatre, and What the Future Holds for Jenny WintonBWW Interview: Ballet, Musical Theatre, and What the Future Holds for Jenny Winton
by E.H. Reiter - Jan 5, 2015

From ballet to DIRTY DANCING, Jenny Winton talks about the difference of touring and performing. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZYPhoto Flash: First Look at Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Second Stage Theatre's production of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, is currently in previews and will officially open on February 11, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Imogene Petty Releases Debut Book, HOBO'S WAYImogene Petty Releases Debut Book, HOBO'S WAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

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Austin Adventures Launches 'President's Trips' SeriesAustin Adventures Launches 'President's Trips' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

One of the perks of using a travel company to book a small group guided vacation is getting to know your travel partners in a way that's only possible with a small number of people. When the group is hosted by the travel company's president and his wife, the group dynamic promises to be far from routine. To celebrate a legacy of 40+ years in the adventure travel business, Billings, MT based Austin Adventures is kicking off 2015 by launching a new President's Trips series of adventures. (more...)

Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Begins Previews TonightSecond Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Directed by Austin Pendleton, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY begins previews tonight, January 16, 2015 and will officially open on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

Former Commercial and Military Pilot, Donald J. Smith, Releases New Website for  Upcoming Book LaunchFormer Commercial and Military Pilot, Donald J. Smith, Releases New Website for Upcoming Book Launch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

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Raleigh Little Theatre Cancels Production of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSONRaleigh Little Theatre Cancels Production of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON
by Anna Bencivengo - Jan 14, 2015

The INDY Week's Arts Blog reported today that Raleigh Little Theatre has canceled its planned production of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson based on discussions with the area's Native American community this fall. (more...)

FOX & Friends' Elisabeth Hasselbeck to Co-Host 2015 K-LOVE Fan AwardsFOX & Friends' Elisabeth Hasselbeck to Co-Host 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Live on cable's leading morning show, FOX & Friends, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, announced that she and Kirk Cameron will share hosting duties for the 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards (more...)

Michelle Lunicke Makes Adelaide Fringe Debut with I'M FROM UP AND OVERMichelle Lunicke Makes Adelaide Fringe Debut with I'M FROM UP AND OVER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Michelle leaves her coastal rainy home in the Pacific Northwest to travel the eastern coast of Australia and the outback towards the Red Center. Living Out of her trusty car 'Alice' she is at first fascinated by 'the other New World,' but is soon overwhelmed by cultural differences and misunderstandings about her culture. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY at Second StagePhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY at Second Stage
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 12, 2015

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY opened at the Tony Kiser Theatre yesterday, February 11, and runs through March 8. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night- check below for photos! (more...)

Review Roundup: BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Opens at Second StageReview Roundup: BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Opens at Second Stage
by Review Roundups - Feb 11, 2015

Second Stage Theatre's production of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, opens tonight, February 11, 2015. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Anti-Porn Professor Concerned '50 Shades of Grey' Will Unleash the Dark Side of Sexual FantasyAnti-Porn Professor Concerned '50 Shades of Grey' Will Unleash the Dark Side of Sexual Fantasy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

LYNCHBURG, Va., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ For one activist on the frontline in the battle against pornography, the case against '50 Shades of Grey' is a matter of black and white: The blockbuster's sugarcoating of raw sexual fantasy for mainstream consumption will ultimately leave a trail of broken hearts and shattered relationships. (more...)

FinTech Company Azimo Launches New Service to ThailandFinTech Company Azimo Launches New Service to Thailand
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

According to the World Bank, in 2012, over $4bn was sent to Thailand from abroad and the new service is likely to prove popular, both with Thais Living Out of the country, looking to send money home, and with foreigners living in Thailand, looking to send money from their European bank account to their Thai account. (more...)

We're All Human - Meet the Full Cast of THE ELEPHANT MAN, Opening Tonight on Broadway!We're All Human - Meet the Full Cast of THE ELEPHANT MAN, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Dec 7, 2014

Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning play The Elephant Man, starring two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper as John Merrick, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson as Mrs. Kendal, and Alessandro Nivola as Dr. Frederick Treves, is directed by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis. The production officially opens at Broadway's Booth Theatre tonight, December 7, 2014. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Donate to Charity to Win Tickets to LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015; Auction Ends 1/8Donate to Charity to Win Tickets to LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015; Auction Ends 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

A pair of tickets to the sold-out LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015 "Main Event" at the Paramount Theater, with headliners LaBAMBA'S BIG BAND featuring Southside Johnny and Gary U.S. Bonds kicks off the first of two Charitybuzz fundraising auctions benefiting the Light of Day Foundation, 15 years strong in its global battle against Parkinson's Disease and related illnesses. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jerome Harmann-Hardeman of DIRTY DANCINGBWW Interviews: Jerome Harmann-Hardeman of DIRTY DANCING
by Heidi Scheuermann - Dec 24, 2014

Hold on to your britches, ladies! DIRTY DANCING, written by Eleanor Bergstein, has been adapted for the stage in a hot new production that audiences across America have been going crazy for! That's right… Johnny, Baby, and the rest of the Kellerman's gang in the flesh are headed from city to city bringing the steamy love story right to you. (more...)

New Book of Daily Devotionals by Bill Johnson is ReleasedNew Book of Daily Devotionals by Bill Johnson is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

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Gustafer Yellowgold's Show to Arrive at the Segerstrom, 2/21-22Gustafer Yellowgold's Show to Arrive at the Segerstrom, 2/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The sun will be shining extra bright as Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Gustafer Yellowgold's Show, part pop rock concert and part animated picture book, February 21 & 22 in Samueli Theater as part of the Family Series. (more...)

VIDEO: New Teaser for Disney Channel's DESCENDANTSVIDEO: New Teaser for Disney Channel's DESCENDANTS
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Disney Channel just released a new teaser trailer for its upcoming TV movie DESCENDANTS, which centers on the teenage kids of Disney's most notorious villains. Watch the teaser below! (more...)

VIDEO: Bethenny Frankl Breaks Down Over Marriage on REAL HOUSEWIVES PremiereVIDEO: Bethenny Frankl Breaks Down Over Marriage on REAL HOUSEWIVES Premiere
by - Apr 8, 2015

On last night's Season Premiere of Bravo's THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK, Bethenny Frankel opened up about her failed marriage and why she's Living Out of hotels. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Kristin Chenoweth Stars as 'Maleficent' in Disney's DESCENDANTSVIDEO: First Look - Kristin Chenoweth Stars as 'Maleficent' in Disney's DESCENDANTS
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Below, watch an all-new trailer featuring Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth (ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, WICKED) as Maleficent! (more...)

VIDEO: 'Jurassic World's Chris Pratt Plays 'Dino Wrong or Dino Right?' on ELLENVIDEO: 'Jurassic World's Chris Pratt Plays 'Dino Wrong or Dino Right?' on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

On this week's ELLEN, the adorable Noah Ritter was back in the studio to play a game all about dinosaurs. Who better to challenge him than the star of 'Jurassic World,' Chris Pratt?! (more...)

BWW Reviews: DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE at Providence Performing Arts CenterBWW Reviews: DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE at Providence Performing Arts Center
by Katelyn Corp - Apr 22, 2015

'I carried a watermelon!', one of the most memorable lines from the classic love story Dirty Dancing, is brought to life on stage in the wildly fun production currently touring North America. For those who have been living under a rock since 1987 or have somehow deprived themselves from enjoying this beloved film, Dirty Dancing is the coming-of-age story of Frances 'Baby' Houseman told over the course of the summer of 1963. On a family vacation at an extravagant summer resort called Kellerman's in her last summer before attending college and Living Out her dreams of joining the Peace Corps and changing the world, Baby meets resident bad boy dance instructor Johnny Castle and their whirlwind romance is exciting, inspiring, and unforgettable. (more...)

Lynda Carter to be Honored at 14th Annual Women Who Care AwardsLynda Carter to be Honored at 14th Annual Women Who Care Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City (UCP of NYC), and Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care, announced today that Lynda Carter, actress and singer, will be honored at the Women Who Care Awards, to be held Thursday, May 7th at Cipriani 42nd Street. The luncheon benefits United Cerebral Palsy of New York City and celebrates the accomplishments of extraordinary women as professionals, philanthropists and caregivers, who have broken glass ceilings and inspired others through their professional and charitable endeavors. Ms. Carter will receive The Women Who Care Luella Bennack Philanthropy Award. (more...)

Concierge Auctions Returns To The Caribbean To Sell An Elegant Oceanfront Estate On Grand Bahama Island To The Highest BidderConcierge Auctions Returns To The Caribbean To Sell An Elegant Oceanfront Estate On Grand Bahama Island To The Highest Bidder
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

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Review Roundup: GYPSY Opens in the West EndReview Roundup: GYPSY Opens in the West End
by Review Roundups - Apr 15, 2015

The first production to be seen in London for forty years in a strictly limited season, Gypsy opens at the Savoy Theatre tonight 15 April 2015. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Drama League Names 2015 Directing FellowsDrama League Names 2015 Directing Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The Drama League have announced the exceptional stage directors who have been selected as the 2015 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: Paul Bedard, Estefania Fadul, Aneesha Kudtarkar, Emily Lyon, Brad Raimondo, Austin Regan, Daniel Rogers, Annie Tippe, Sarah Wansley and Brandon Woolf. In addition, an eleventh fellow has been selected for a brand-new fellowship program, which will be revealed during the 81st Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony, which will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway). More information can be found at www.dramaleague.org (more...)

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