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BWW Interview: David Hunter Talks KINKY BOOTS
by Marianka Swain - Mar 27, 2017

Actor and musician David Hunter's previous work includes Once, Tommy and One Man, Two Guvnors. He's currently starring as Charlie in the West End production of Kinky Boots. (more...)

Broadway in Leimert Park Opens with 'Express Yourself' Singer Charles Wright
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center will celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in April with Broadway in Leimert Park, 27 performances beginningSaturday with Charles Wright, the writer and vocalist of the iconic 'Express Yourself' with the Watts 103rd Street Band, joining Emmy-nominated jazz and blues singer Morrison for a concert that begins at 7 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: A CHORUS LINE Alums Priscilla Lopez, Baayork Lee, and Don Pippin Reunite for Stories and Performance
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2017

Broadway historian and documentarian Rick McKay was among the Lucky audience to attend the New York Public Library's most recent performance at their Bruno Walter Auditorium. Hear what he had to say about the event, then check out his video below! (more...)

Kavinoky Theatre to Celebrate Annual Fundraiser Kavinoky Kavalkade
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

The Kavinoky Theatre announces it's annual fundraiser 11th annual KAVINOKY KAVALKADE! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Check out the top stories from Las Vegas you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 3/24 - IN CONCERT at the Smith Centre and more! (more...)

1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

1812 Productions, Philadelphia's all comedy theatre company, will present the Philadelphia premiere of Marc Camoletti's raucous farce Happy Birthday. (more...)

The Lampshades Featuring Kate Flannery to Perform at Flappers Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Cult comedy act The Lampshades with THE OFFICE's Kate Flannery and Scot Robinson from ANCHORMAN will be performing at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant on Wednesday, March 29 at 8:00 P.M. Tickets are $15.00 and are available at www.flapperscomedy.com. (more...)

Roundabout Announces 2017 Artistic Plans
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is thrilled to announce artistic plans for 2017, which welcome back a group of artists whom the theater has long respected, with new works, new roles and with a new playwright support initiative. (more...)

Patrice Sullivan Shares 'Sicilian Inspiration'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Patrice Sullivan, a devoted mother, who is an avid gardener and cooker, has completed her new book 'Sicilian Inspiration': a cook book with recipes for all family occasions inspired by the Sicilian family of the author. (more...)

Titanic The Exhibition Sails In To Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Titanic The Exhibition unravels the mystery of the unforgettable tale of RMS Titanic's first and final deadly voyage in a thrilling self-guided tour sailing into the Byron Kennedy Hall, The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park from Saturday 8 April. (more...)

SXSW 2017 COVERAGE: Bands Everywhere
by Kathy Strain - Mar 24, 2017

So many performers took to the stages all over Austin to show off their many talents and SXSW attendees were thrilled with the opportunity to discover so much new and not so new talent. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Season Two of Amazon Studios' Arctic Thriller FORTITUDE
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Amazon Original arctic thriller series, FORTITUDE, will launch its second season exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US on Friday, April 14. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside the Chocolate Factory with Flat Rock Playhouse's WILLY WONKA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The whimsical, world-famous candy man himself is back, this time in the mountains of Western North Carolina, as he takes the stage at Flat Rock Playhouse in their Studio 52 Family Series production of Roald Dahl's WillyWonka. Opening March 24th through April 2nd at the Flat Rock Playhouse Main Stage, this timeless family favorite will sport a 'delicious stage full of amazing characters, singing, dancing and acting for the inner child in all of us, with perhaps a few parenting lessons along the way,' says Director Dave Hart. (more...)

THE CARDINAL Finds Full Company at Southwark Payhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Natalie Simpson (Royal Shakespeare Company's recent productions of King Lear, Hamlet and Cymbeline) joins an eleven-strong cast to play Duchess Rosaura alongside the previously announced Stephen Boxer in THE CARDINAL at Southwark Playhouse. James Shirley's tragic masterpiece, directed by Justin Audibert, plays from 26 April - 27 May with a press performance on 28 April. (more...)

Dylan's Candy Bar to Curate Wonderful Concoctions for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Famed chocolatier Willy Wonka, on behalf of producers Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions, announces that Dylan Lauren (via her candy empire Dylan's Candy Bar) will be the official curator of all promotional things digestible, edible and wonderfully tasty for the new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - GROUNDHOG DAY's Vishal Vaidya
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 23, 2017

Today, Vishal Vaidya speaks with BWW about making his Broadway debut alongside a cast and crew who 'exhibit the same spirit as the people of Punxsutawney.' (more...)

CBS Sports' Verne Lundquist to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 3/26
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Sportscasters rehearse calling big moments over and over in their heads, but few ever get the chance to make a call that will echo through the years. CBS Sports' Verne Lundquist is one of the Lucky ones, who, in a career spanning 50-plus years, has made some of the most memorable calls for a variety of sports from football to figure skating. (more...)

BYE BYE BIRDIE Coming to Pennwood Middle School This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Bye Bye Birdie, the nostalgic, musical comedy staging the story of army draftee Conrad Birdie and his dramatic exodus before reporting for duty, is coming live to the Pennwood Middle School stage on March 31 and April 1, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: HSC ROMEO AND JULIET Reminds Us That Shakespeare is Entertainment
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 23, 2017

It's CALLED an Educational Outreach version. It IS putting fun back into watching Shakespeare. (more...)

Scoop: CBS DREAM TEAM- IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, April 1, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on CBS DREAM TEAM- IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, April 1, 2017! (more...)

Julia Sherman Announces Debut Cookbook, SALAD FOR PRESIDENT: A COOKBOOK INSPIRED BY ARTISTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Artist, cook, creative director, and author Julia Sherman is proud to announce the upcoming release of her debut cookbook, Salad for President: A Cookbook Inspired by Artists. (more...)

ARCHER: DREAMLAND Comedy Series Launches 'Archer, P.I.' App; S8 Premieres 4/5
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

ARCHER: Dreamland, the eighth season of the Emmy(R)-Award winning animated comedy series, lets fans solve cases alongside Detective Sterling Archer with the newly launched 'Archer, P.I.' app. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jenna Leigh Green, Michael Campayno, Ashley Kate Adams, Kate Loprest, David De Almo And Caitlin Cooke Discuss 54 LOVES YOU: A CONCERT FOR MENTAL HEALTH
by MATTHEW BLANK - Mar 22, 2017

Matt Blank shares his experiences with suicide, depression and tragedy, and sits down with the stars of the March 26 performance of 54 LOVES YOU: A CONCERT FOR MENTAL HEALTH. The evening features the best of stage and screen… and a few teen stars of our generation you just might want to see while supporting a vitally important cause. (more...)

CBS Leads Nominations for the 44th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and THE TALK exclusively revealed the “44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards” nominations live today on the CBS Television Network. CBS leads the Daytime Emmy nominations with 70 nods, ahead of the other broadcast networks. (more...)

Improv Theatre Sydney Is Set To Split Sides This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Sydney's premier improv theatre group is proud to announce a jam-packed month of hilarity in April at Giant Dwarf. Improv Theatre Sydney will present their own brand of behind-the-curtain comedy with ComedyITS and 2 very special chances for audiences to see Will Erimya's ITS Axel Cobretti Undercover for the Sydney Comedy Festival. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 22, 2017
by - Mar 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera, Joel Grey & More CHICAGO Alumni Surprise John Kander for His 90th Birthday!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 22, 2017

Just last night, the record-breaking hit musical Chicago celebrated composer John Kander's 90th birthday at the Ambassador Theatre. Mr Kander was in the house for the special night, which featured surprise appearances by Colman Domingo, Joel Grey, James Naughton, Bebe Neuwirth, Chita Rivera and Karen Ziemba. (more...)

BWW Interview: Dani Flombaum of TIGROU at Estadio Obras
by Felicitas de la Fare - Mar 22, 2017

Tigrou tells the story of a young child that gets lost in the woods. Looking for shelter for the night, he ends up in an old abandoned Castle. Tigrou´s arrival to the castle awakens the unseen dwellers lost in time. A group of acrobats, singers and dancers bring this fascinating tale to life, and they tell the story of this little boy's journey to adulthood. (more...)

Amy Sillman Pink Drawing #57 to Be Auctioned at Lucky Draw Benefit, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Amy Sillman, Pink Drawing #57 is one of the unique works we will auction at our upcoming Lucky Draw benefit on April 18, 2017. Lucky Draw, a one of a kind art raffle that guarantees that each and every ticket holder goes home with a work of art, will commence with a live auction led by Sara Friedlander from Christie's.  (more...)

The Wallis Celebrates the Musical Legacy of Henry Mancini with Star-Studded Tribute on 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the musical legacy of Henry Mancini, one of the world's greatest composers, conductors and arrangers, on Saturday, April 1, 2017. From 'Moon River' to 'The Days of Wine and Roses' to the 'Peter Gunn Theme,' the music of Henry Mancini has helped define American film and television soundtracks for nearly five decades, and earned the legendary composer four Academy Awards, twenty Grammy Awards and numerous other honors, including a U.S. Postage Stamp. The evening not only honors Henry Mancini, but also celebrates Ginny Mancini and the Mancini family with a special performance by the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami-their first Los Angeles appearance since their move to Florida-with all proceeds benefiting the artistic, educational and outreach programs of The Wallis. (more...)

Lucky Penny 10 Minute Play Festival Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Lucky Penny Productions is pleased to announce the 'Audience Choice Awards' for its '8 X 10 Kids Rule' short play festival.  Lucky Penny judges picked 8 ten-minute plays out of over 150 submitted from around the country and produced them live on stage.  Audience members then voted on their favorites at the end of each show.  This year's theme was 'Kids' and each script had to have at least one youngster featured in the cast.  At the end of each play's eleven performances, the audience votes were counted. The top vote getter received a $100 honorarium.  Here are the top three audience favorites in order of most votes received: (more...)

WAITRESS Will Keep Opening Up on Broadway Through 2018; New Block of Tickets Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The producers of the Waitress have announced tickets for the Broadway smash are now on sale through January 21, 2018. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shenandoah's Jake Emmerling Says 'Hello'
by Christopher Castanho - Mar 21, 2017

It's always a comfort knowing that alumni from your Musical Theatre program are working and doing great things in the entertainment industry. Jake Emmerling is doing just that, currently spreading the good word across the country in The Book of Mormon national tour as a member of the ensemble. After returning to his alma mater for an afternoon to teach a choreography masterclass, I was Lucky enough to sit down with the performer and hear about his experience being on tour with such a big Broadway hit. (more...)

Grigoryan Brothers Release New Album SONGS WITHOUT WORDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

"We've always been drawn to music with great melodies and interesting harmonic progressions. As guitarists we want to 'sing' as much as possible when playing." (more...)

Mikron Theatre Presents Premiere of IN AT THE DEEP END
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Following their hugely successful touring productions of Pure and Canary Girls, the award winning Mikron Theatre are set to take to the seas with the premiere of Laurence Peacock's new play celebrating two hundred years of the RNLI - In At The Deep End. (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - Theater Club Corner: Meet the Short Play Festival Directors
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Mar 21, 2017

Coming up March 24th and 25th, we have the theater club's first short play festival. Completely student run, this festival will showcase published plays as well as two original student works. These plays are performed, designed, and directed by the students. As one of the student directors, I can't begin to tell you about how proud I am to be a part of this festival. This is my first time directing outside of classes and I am absolutely thrilled to be directing Smitten written by Mark Harvey Levine. The entire experience has shaped me as a director, actor, designer, and even an audience member. It has definitely impacted how I will look at future productions and has given me even more respect for the various positions involved in making a production happen. Let's meet some of my other fellow directors shall we? (more...)

Ukes and Kids to Celebrate THE JOURNEY Album at Jalopy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Saturday, March 25th, 7:30pm, Ukes and Kids South Africa in collaboration with Jalopy Theatre present the album release of "THE JOURNEY" featuring the amazing music of Sharon Katz and Wendy Quick of The Peace Train, South African jazz with Abraham Mennen and Zwelakhe-Duma Bell Le Pere, whimsical stylings of The Ukuladies, Zimbabwean music of Timbila, and jazz singer/storyteller Robbie Kumalo. (more...)

John Preston Releases New Song 'Superman Falls' to Benefit Valkyrie Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

John Preston, released his new song, Superman Falls, for pre sale this morning February 17, 2017. Preston said, “I am excited to help the Valkyrie Initiative with proceeds from my song. I wrote this song because of the death of my brother (more...)

Cast Announced for Jennifer Jasper's PRESSING MATTERS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Mary J. Davis / MBL Productions will present the World Premiere of Pressing Matters by Jennifer Jasper, directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt. Pressing Matters will begin performances on Saturday, April 15 and celebrate its opening night on Thursday, April 20 running through May 20, 2017 at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

UniverSoul Circus to Return to New York City Area This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Friends and family of all ages, it's time to get charged up for big time fun and the high-flying Big Top adventure of a lifetime as UniverSoul Circus returns to the New York metropolitan area. UniverSoul Circus, America's premier family entertainment attraction, delivers a brand new exciting production for all to enjoy in 2017.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Archie Madekwe On THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by Marianka Swain - Mar 20, 2017

Archie Madekwe's screen credits include Fresh Meat and films Legacy and Second Coming. He's now making his professional stage debut in The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia, Edward Albee's darkly comic masterpiece about a successful family man who embarks on a shocking love affair. Ian Rickson's revival also features Damian Lewis, Sophie Okonedo and Jason Hughes, and begins previews at Theatre Royal Haymarket on 24 March. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for 104th Annual Mountain Play: Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Casting is complete for the Mountain Play's production of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, which will enchant the San Francisco Bay Area this May. Beauty and the Beast will take place every Sunday fromMay 21 to June 18, 2017. www.MountainPlay.org (more...)

BWW Review: Jobsite Theater Presents Martin McDonagh's Quirky, Darkly Funny A SKULL IN CONNEMARA at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Mar 20, 2017

Pitch-perfect, pitch-black humor and fine performances bring this literal skull-bashing production to life. (more...)

Charlotte Maltby and Nicholas Rodriguez to Lead SOUND OF MUSIC at the Orpheum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the national touring production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien. This lavish new production will come to Memphis April 18-23, 2017 at the Orpheum Theatre as part of a North American tour. (more...)

Olathe Civic Theatre Association Announces First New Works Playwright Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

30 actors, 5 playwrights, 5 directors, 1 winner! The winner of Olathe Civic Theatre Association's inaugural New Works Playwright Competition was crowned Saturday night! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gingold Theatrical Group's GOLDEN SHAMROCK GALA Honors Tyne Daly
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 19, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, honored Tony and Emmy-winning actress and GTG/Project Shaw alum Tyne Daly at its annual Golden Shamrock Gala, March 17 at 6;30pm, at 3 West Club (3 West 51st Street), and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the action. (more...)

BWW Review: ROMAN TRAGEDIES, Barbican Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 18, 2017

Extraordinary, astonishing, unmissable five star production that brings three of Shakespeare's plays up to date in an electrifying production that should not be missed. (more...)

SonoMusette Performs One Night Only in Napa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

SonoMusette brings the moody, melancholic sound and spirit of mid twentieth-century Paris to Napa tonight -  Saturday, March 18th -  for an 8:00pm performance at the Lucky Penny Community Arts Center. (more...)

DCPA's Off-Center Is Throwing A WILD PARTY At Stanley Marketplace This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce Off-Center's next off-site collaboration and first full scale musical production; an immersive 360-degree staging of Michael John LaChiusa's jazz musical The Wild Party at Stanley Marketplace. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): LUCKY STIFF's Bruno and Kramer
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 17, 2017

Cast members - the hardest working man in Music City show business Patrick Kramer and the outrageously funny Katie Bruno - from director Jason Tucker's cast found time from their rigorous rehearsal schedule to take on our Friday 5 (+1) questions to offer us some insider information about the show and what makes them tick, after a theatrical fashion. (more...)

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