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SPACE on Ryder Farm Announces Lineup for 2017 Working Farm Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

SPACE on Ryder Farm, a non-profit artist residency program located on Ryder Farm, an idyllic 221 year-old working organic farm in Brewster, NY, announces its lineup for the 2017 Working Farm Reading Series to be held at Playwrights Horizons in New York City April 3-7, 2017. All readings are free, and farm-fresh bites inspired by the plays and prepared by SPACE chefs will be served at each reading. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre's A WRINKLE IN TIME Adds Two Week Extension
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

To accommodate extraordinary ticket demand, Lifeline Theatre announces ten added performances of its Jeff Recommended and critically-acclaimed production of A Wrinkle in Time, adapted by James Sie (Non-Equity Jeff Award: New Work, Island of Blue Dolphins), and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Elise Kauzlaric (Non-Equity Jeff nomination: Director-Play, Mariette in Ecstasy), based on the novel by Madeleine L'Engle. Ever since her father vanished under mysterious circumstances, Meg Murry's life has been spiraling out of control. But one dark and stormy night, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which appear with a promise to help rescue him from the monstrous darkness that threatens the universe. Join Meg, her brother Charles Wallace, their pal Calvin, and a host of extraterrestrial friends and foes as they journey into the heart of a terrible evil in the hope of reuniting a fragmented family. A heartwarming adventure across the stars, in a newly-revised adaptation of the beloved 1963 favorite by Madeleine L'Engle, not seen on the Lifeline stage since 1999. The production runs two hours with one intermission. The novel is on sale in the lobby. (more...)

Teatro Paraguas Presents Gritty Comedy THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT by Stephen Adly Guigis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Teatro Paraguas closes its 13th season with Stephen Adly Guirgis' gritty hard-hitting comedy The Motherf**ker With The Hat, which originally premiered at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on April 11, 2011.   (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Premieres Coming-of-Age Story from an Exciting Up-and-Coming Playwright
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Cincinnati audiences will discover an exciting new voice in American theatre with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's latest world premiere, All the Roads Home by Jen Silverman, which runs from March 25 through April 23 in the Shelterhouse Theatre. (more...)

LA LA LAND UK Tour ft. 60 Piece Orchestra to Launch This September
by Movies News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

It is being described as the film of its generation, capturing the hearts of everyone whilst breaking records around the world. Now LA LA LAND will be brought to audiences like never before via a huge screen accompanied by a 60-piece orchestra. (more...)

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Presents TARZAN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

This is serious monkey business!  The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati presents TARZAN THE STAGE MUSICAL BASED ON THE DISNEY FILM April 1-9, 2017 at the Taft Theatre.   (more...)

McLean Community Players to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The McLean Community Players will present William Shakespeare's comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, opening Friday, April 14, 2017, at Vinson Hall's Community Building Ballroom, 1735 Kirby Road, McLean, VA 22101. The production runs weekends through Sunday, April 30. (more...)

2Cents Theatre presents ACTING OUT INK FEST 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

2Cents Theatre Group's popular 3-day festival of female playwrights is back for year four! We are once again gathering around 100 artists for this exciting event, from playwrights to directors to actors and street artists, to celebrate the FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT and ART! The Fest will take place March 17-19 at the Hudson Theatres in Hollywood, right in the heart of Theatre Row and the Los Angeles 99-seat community. (more...)

Hit Potter Comedy PUFFS Adds Saturday Matinees Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic will add a regular weekly Saturday Matinee 3:00 PM performance beginning this weekend - Saturday, March 4 - due to popular demand. The Off-Broadway hit was recently extended through June 25, 2017 at The Elektra Theater (300 West 43rd Street). (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...)

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...)

Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

What is the importance of classical music in today's world? This is a concern of Kent Nagano's, in his 12th year at the helm of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. And that question is at the source of the programming offered by the OSM for its 2017-2018 season, with the 375th anniversary of the city of Montréal well under way. Each week, Maison symphonique will resound to the sound of the Orchestra, with over 100 concerts being presented there. (more...)

Joint Study Reveals Gender Disparity in Art Museum Directorships
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) at Southern Methodist University in Dallas today released findings from the second iteration of their gender gap study, which was designed to deepen understanding of the gender disparity in art museum directorships to help AAMD member institutions advance towards greater gender equity. (more...)

BWW Women in Theater: March 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 22, 2017

Women in theater news for March 2017 (more...)

Photo Flash: THE GUARD Comes to City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Art, history, and humanity align in City Theatre's upcoming production of The Guard by Jessica Dickey. Directed by Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, the play will run March 11-April 2 on the Main Stage, continuing the 2016-17 season of new plays. This is the third time Ms. Dickey's work has been produced at City Theatre, following Charles Ives Take Me Home (2013) and The Amish Project (2011). The play features a cast of five tackling ten roles-including appearances by the legendary painter Rembrandt and the epic poet Homer-over three time periods. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

A Night of Jazz with Smiti and Adhir at The Piano Man Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Get ready for a mesmerising evening as The Piano Man Jazz Club presents the guitar and voice duo set - Smiti Malik and Adhir Ghosh. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild to Close 30th Season with 'BACK TO METHUSELAH'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Washington Stage Guild will celebrate the end of its 30th Anniversary Season with Back To Methuselah: As Far As Thought Can Reach, the final episode in its multi-year presentation of George Bernard Shaw's visionary cycle of plays about humanity's destiny. (more...)

Chandler Lions Club to Partner with Local High School for BLINDED BY DE-LIGHT Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

??????? Lions Club members Bill Fullerton and Steve Welker, who each lost their sight as adults, will partner with the Hamilton High School (HHS) Leo Club, Drama Club and Culinary Classes to create a dining-and-drama experience while "blind" at Blinded By De-Light, beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 18 in the Hamilton High School cafeteria. (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Mar 20, 2017

Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport provides a mature audience with a powerful and thought provoking performance of Spring Awakening, a well performed musical that will generate emotion and meaningful discussion. (more...)

Two River Theater to Stage THE WOMEN OF PADILLA This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its season with The Women of Padilla , a new play by Tony Meneses, directed by Ken Rus Schmoll. (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING Entices the Audience at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Carissa Chesanek - Mar 20, 2017

Laugh, cry, sing, while watching the award-winning musical, Spring Awakening this season at Downtown Cabaret. (more...)

Lionsgate Promotes Marcello Bellisario to Senior Vice President, Talent & Casting
by Movies News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Marcello Bellisario has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Talent & Casting for Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) under a new long-term agreement that encompasses expanded responsibilities for all scripted casting for Lionsgate as well as collaboration with Starz on their original programming. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mel C Joins Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL with Surprise Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Last night (16 March 2017) at the New London Theatre Mel C joined the West End cast of School of Rock the Musical, and surprised the audience with a performance of the Spice Girls hit Wannabe. (more...)

Park Square Sees Into the Future and the Past 4/7-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Park Square continues its 42nd season on the Proscenium Stage with Madeleine George's time-traveling romance The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, staged by Leah Cooper. Spanning three centuries and many loves (mostly human), Watson is a play about real and synthetic intelligence and empathy; comfort and loneliness, desire, fulfillment and compromise. The play was a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. (more...)

Randy Harrison, Lady Rizo and Nathan Lee Graham to Honor Velvet Underground at THE MEETING*
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, March 19 with a celebration of the legendary rock band Velvet Underground at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tennessee Williams' SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH at Gallery Players
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Gallery Players' production of the acclaimed and timely Sweet Bird of Youth by Tennessee Williams tells the story of a gigolo and drifter, who returns to his home town as the companion of a once-was movie star. Sweet Bird of Youth opened Saturday, March 11th, and runs for only 12 performances through Saturday, March 26th, 2017 at 8 PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

City Theatre Announces Three Adventurous New Plays for the 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has announced the first three plays of the 2017-18 season. The South Side company's 43rd season will kick off with a trio of adventurous Pittsburgh premieres, including The Old Man and The Old Moon by PigPen Theatre Company, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City by Halley Feiffer,and the world premiere of Citizens Market by Cori Thomas. Also on the schedule is the original Late Nite Catechismas a limited-run City Event. Full season subscriptions are on sale now; three more plays will be announced in April. (more...)

Berkeley Rep's Ground Floor Awards Residencies to 18 Cutting-Edge Theatre Projects
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

 Today, Madeleine Oldham, director of The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work, announced the 18 projects accepted into its sixth annual Summer Residency Lab. The projects were chosen from almost 600 submitted applications, the most the program has ever received. (more...)

Potter Hit PUFFS Extends Through July at The Elektra Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic has extended through July 30, 2017 due to popular demand Off-Broadway at The Elektra Theater (300 West 43rd Street). (more...)

BWW Review: HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Makes For a Slow Haunting Trip at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Mar 13, 2017

The mission of the Cleveland Play House is to produce plays that 'inspire stimulate and entertain.' It further intends to bring bold, necessary, personal stories told in imaginative ways to the public. (more...)

Artists Entrained presents LOVE AND INFORMATION by Caryl Churchill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Over fifty scenes, with over a hundred different characters, Artists Entrained make their debut with Caryl Churchill's modern classic, LOVE AND INFORMATION. (more...)

BWW Review: PRECIOUS LITTLE at Nora Theatre Company
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 10, 2017

Nora Theatre Company presents Madeleine George's PRECIOUS LITTLE, raising many big questions. A research linguist tries to preserve a dying language, even as she faces a crucial decision about her unborn child. Three actresses play eight characters, most of whom are women, and one very smart gorilla. (more...)

THE MEETING Will Honor The Velvet Underground at Joe's Pub 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, March 19 with a celebration of the legendary rock band Velvet Underground at 9:30 PM at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater. The Meeting*, the acclaimed comedy/variety show known for its audacious humor, trailblazing political discourse and button-pushing cultural exploration, will come to an end at the conclusion of the season in May 2017. Special guests will be announced soon. Tracy Stark, who leads a four piece band, serves as the evening's music director. (more...)

BWW Review: LADIES IN BLACK is a New Australian Triumph at the Regent Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Mar 1, 2017

Tim Finn's new musical Ladies in Black is critically acclaimed and award-winning…and it deserves it all and more. Returning to Melbourne for an encore season, this wonderful musical is based on Madeleine St John's 1993 novel, The Women in Black, and has been excellently brought to the stage by Australian screenwriter Carolyn Burns and director Simon Phillips (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Love Never Dies). (more...)

All-Star SFJAZZ Collective Tribute to Miles Davis Concludes Miller Theatre's Jazz Series, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Some of the biggest names on the jazz circuit-including Miller audience favorites Warren Wolf and Miguel Zenon-come together to form the inimitable collective SFJAZZ. This touring program celebrates one of the genre's greats: Miles Davis. The band's explorations of this rich repertoire make it feel fresh once more, as revelatory and innovative as it sounded when Miles issued his first records back in the 1940s and 50s.  (more...)

The Gallery Players presents SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Gallery Players announces the fifth show of its 50th season with the critically acclaimed and timely, Sweet Bird of Youth, which tells the story of a gigolo and drifter, who returns to his home town as the companion of a once-was movie star.  (more...)

Francois Archambault's YOU WILL REMEMBER ME Gets Quebec English-Language Premiere at Centaur Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Francois Archambault, the Governor General Award-winning Quebecois playwright, receives the Quebec English-language premiere of his 2015 play, You Will Remember Me (Tu te souviendras de moi), at Centaur Theatre from March 7th to April 2nd, 2017. The coincidentally titled production is the last play that Roy Surette will direct as Centaur's Artistic and Executive Director before returning to the West coast in June to helm Touchstone Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Prepare to Enter the World of Wonka
by Walter McBride - Feb 21, 2017

See brand-new shots of Willy Wonka and his band of lucky golden ticket holders from the latest cast photo call for 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. See Christian Borle and all the fresh young faces of the cast below! (more...)

Rickie Lee Jones & Madeleine Peyroux Release Politically Charged Women's Rights Video
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On the eve of their first ever tour together,Rickie Lee Jones & Madeleine Peyroux have released a politically charged video that addresses women's rights along with a host of human rights issues to accompany their newly recorded cover of David Essex's 'Rock On'. (more...)

Sebastian Barry Cancels 2017 Adelaide Writers' Week Appearance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Adelaide Writers' Week is sad to announce the cancellation of Irish author Sebastian Barry's appearance at the March 4 to 9 event. (more...)

Ashanti J'Aria joins THE MEETING at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, February 19 with a celebration of the iconic director and choreographer Michael Bennett at 9:30 PM at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater. The Meeting*, the acclaimed comedy/variety show known for its audacious humor, trailblazing political discourse and button-pushing cultural exploration, will come to an end at the conclusion of the season in May 2017. Special guests for the February show include Ashanti J'Aria, who joins previously-announced Carolee Carmello, T. Oliver Reid, Rob Maitner, Jacob Hoffman, Lori Ann Ferreri, Rosie Lani Fiedelmanand Tera-Lee Pollin. Tracy Stark serves as the evening's music director. (more...)

Art, History and Humanity Align in THE GUARD at City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Art, history, and humanity align in City Theatre's upcoming production of The Guard by Jessica Dickey. Directed by Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, the play will run March 11-April 2 on the Main Stage, continuing the 2016-17 season of new plays. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Music Director Thierry Fischer and President & CEO Paul Meecham today announced the Utah Symphony's 2017-18 season, which includes a Saint-Saens symphony cycle recorded live for the Hyperion label, marking the first recording of the composer's complete symphonies by an American orchestra. (more...)

Carolee Carmello, T. Oliver Reid and More to Celebrate Michael Bennett at THE MEETING*
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, February 19 with a celebration of the iconic director and choreographer Michael Bennett at 9:30 PM at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Scholars Claim They Found Author Marcel Proust
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Jean-Pierre Sirois-Trahan, professor at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada, says he has found the writer of IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME in footage of the 1904 wedding of Elaine Greffulhe. (more...)

Ochre House Theater Presents the World Premiere of DR. BOBAGANUSH, by Artistic Director, Matthew Posey (Round Two)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Ochre House Theater  is pleased to present the premiere of an Ochre House Theater original, DR. BOBAGANUSH, written and directed by Matthew Posey. 'These are dark times...'says Dr. Bobaganush, a mystic of the ancient arts, as he opens his traveling show, 'Dr. Bobaganush And His Wonderful World Of The Bizarre And Macabre.' The Nazis are on the rise. The systematic annihilation of Jews, Romas, Homosexuals, or any faction that does not fit the Third Reich's ideology of the Master Race, begins. (more...)

Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cleveland Play House shifts gears from playful (Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery) to profound with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. Written by Paula Vogel - one of the preeminent figures in American theater today - How I Learned to Drive traverses taboo territory with humor, heart, and empathy. (more...)

New Wave of Classics to Be Released from Fox Cinema Archives
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Bring home the newest wave of classics from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment's Cinema Archives vault, available for purchase on DVD now! (more...)

THE MEETING* Will Honor Director & Choreographer Michael Bennett at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, February 19 with a celebration of the iconic director and choreographer Michael Bennett at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater.  (more...)

The Nora Theatre Company to present PRECIOUS LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to Madeleine George's Precious Little from March 2 - 26, 2017.Precious Little  is directed by Melia Bensussen . The press performance is Monday, March 6 at 7:30PM. Precious Little is a A Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production. (more...)

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