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The life of Marilyn Monroe.

by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Sarah Litzsinger joins the amazing cast to sing in the Benefit Cabaret, 'Tim Realbuto & Friends Sing Jeanine Tesori'. (more...)

Final Casting Announced for RAGING SKILLET at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced final casting today for RAGING SKILLET by Jacques Lamarre the 5th show of TheaterWorks 31st Season. (more...)

LATE COMPANY to Transfer to the West End this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Following its critically acclaimed and sold-out European premiere at Finborough Theatre in April/May 2017, Stage Traffic's production of Late Company, by the award-winning playwright Jordan Tannahill, will transfer for its West End debut at Trafalgar Studios 2 for a strictly limited run from 21 August - 16 September 2017, with press night on Thursday 24 August. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Allyson Briggs & Fleur Seule Band Play The Penthouse
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 29, 2017

When you're marketing a spectacular SoHo Penthouse that has a Steinway B piano and you come from the world of cabaret what do you do?  Super Real Estate impresarios Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon filled it with the music of songstress Allyson Briggs with her band Fleur Seule, (a favorite of The Rainbow Room) and have a party for your eclectic group of friends. (more...)

THEBES LAND, INSIGNIFICANCE, ANGEL and More Slated for Arcola Theatre's Summer/Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Arcola Theatre has announced its new Summer/Autumn Season. (more...)

Steven Sharpe to Depart as General Director of Opera Santa Barbara 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Steven Sharpe, who charted an ambitious course for Opera Santa Barbara over 11 years, spearheading the company's first world premiere and otherwise elevating its stature through a series of new and expanded programmatic initiatives, is stepping down as general director. The company will immediately conduct a nationwide search for his successor. (more...)

Court Theatre Announces Casting for Season Opener FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Stephen J. Albert, Executive Director, opens its 2017-2018 season with Five Guys Named Moe by Clarke Peters, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson and Associate Director Felicia P. Fields with music direction by Abdul Hamid Royal. Five Guys Named Moe, which features Louis Jordan's greatest hits, runs September 7 - October 8, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is September 16, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Cast Announced for Lookingglass Theatre's HARD TIMES This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces complete casting for the return of the award-winning, circus-infused Hard Times, adapted and directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman from the book by Charles Dickens and in association with The Actors Gymnasium. (more...)

BWW Review: SUGAR at Lola Membrives
by Felicitas de la Fare - Jun 27, 2017

The story happens in Chicago in 1929 where the musicians Jerry (Nicolas Cabré) and Joe (Federico D'Elia) must escape from the city, forced by threats from the gangsters, and dare to embark on an unusual adventure to Miami with an Orchestra of young ladies where they meet the gorgeous Sugar Kane (Griselda Siciliani). (more...)

Connecticut's TOP THEATER PICKS for July 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Jul 8, 2017

Summer might mean break time for students or those planning vacations, but the warm weather just means lots of hot selection on Connecticut theater stages, especially during July. (more...)

Photo Flash: PIPPIN at The Firehouse Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Jul 8, 2017

The Firehouse Theatre (2016 BWW Award for Best Theatrical Venue under 500 Seats) in Farmers Branch, TX, unveils their big summer musical of Pippin, by Steven Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson. Pippin was originally directed for the Broadway stage in 1972 by Bob Fosse, and the 2013 Broadway revival earned 4 Tony awards including Best Musical Revival. The Firehouse Theatre will present their summer musical in a Big Top Circus presentation, similar to the style of the Broadway Revival production, including aerial performers, magic tricks, and death defying acts! PIPPIN runs July 19th through August 20th, with show times Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30pm and matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 2:30pm. Tickets and more information can be found at or call 972-620-3747. (more...)

Roger Schmelzer's Marilyn Maye-Directed NYC Debut Exceeds Fundraising Goal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

Roger Schmelzer's recent New York cabaret debut was a double success; not only was his Metropolitan Room performance found "delightful" by one critic, he has nearly tripled his personal fundraising goal in support of childhood cancer research. (more...)

Acclaimed Music Documentary WE ARE X Makes Streaming Debut Exclusively On HULU
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

WE ARE X--the critically acclaimed documentary film about the rock group X JAPAN from the production team behind the Oscar-winning Searching for Sugar Man-made its streaming debut exclusively on HULU starting Sunday, July 2. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Died Blondes
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 7, 2017

BWW speaks with the creator of Died Blondes ahead of their run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017


EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Consignia
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 5, 2017

BWW speaks to Consignia ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hardy & More in New TV Spot for Action Thriller DUNKIRK
by Movies News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Christopher Nolan ('Interstellar,' 'Inception,' 'The Dark Knight' Trilogy) directs the epic action thriller DUNKIRK, from his own original screenplay. The film will hit theaters July 21, 2017 from Warner Bros. (more...)

Seacoast Entertainment Association Presents Ballets with a Twist in COCKTAIL HOUR: THE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Seacoast Entertainment Association welcomes New York City's Ballets with a Twist to the West Coast for a performance of Cocktail Hour: The Show at the Florence Events Center (715 Quince Street) on Thursday, October 26, at 7:00pm. Tickets are $32.To purchase, visit or call 541-997-1994. (more...)

Des Moines Community Playhouse Announces 2017 Dionysos Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse held the 2017 Dionysos Awards on Sunday, July 23. The theatre honored 21 backstage, front-of-house, and education volunteers, and announced 10 acting award winners. (more...)

Dana Smith-Croll, George E. Salazar and Marilyn Sokol to Star in RAGING SKILLET at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

TheaterWorks announced final casting today for RAGING SKILLET by Jacques Lamarre the 5th show of TheaterWorks 31st Season. (more...)

MISFIT, Based on Letters by Marilyn Monroe, Appears at Hamilton Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Misfit is based entirely on an actual letter written by screen siren Marilyn Monroe after her forced confinement to a psychiatric clinic in 1961. The private and revealing thoughts of a true Hollywood legend are revealed as she recounts her harrowing experience. A copy of this letter recently sold at auction for an undisclosed amount. (more...)

Artistic Director Emeritus Honoured with Creation of Christopher Newton Interns Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Artistic Director Tim Carroll revealed today that Artistic Director Emeritus Christopher Newton's contributions to the Shaw Festival and Canadian theatre at large would be recognized through the newly created Christopher Newton Interns program. The program was announced following Mr. Newton's appearance as part of the Deeper Dialogue series. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Extreme Browsing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

After reading an article about the delights of bookstore browsing (something I rarely do--I usually have a specific book in mind), I decided to divide an unexpected largesse among three indie stores, and so I wandered the aisles to explore outside my usual genres. My rules were: 1) no mystery or fiction, and 2) only paperbacks. Here are a few I bought. (more...)

Free Staged Reading of CHAPTER TWO Comes to TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

On Thursday, July 27, at 7:30 p.m., TheatreWorks New Milford will host a FREE staged reading of Neil Simon's comedy of love and loss, Chapter Two. (more...)

Styne & Merrill's SUGAR to Return to NYC This September at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

On Tuesday, September 5th, at 7pm and 9:30pm, Feinstein's/54 Below will be presenting Jule Styne, Bob Merrill, and Peter Stone's Tony nominated musical SUGAR. (more...)

FIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, has announced the Crossing the Line Festival 2017, the eleventh annual edition of its path-breaking fall arts festival. (more...)

Singer Alicia G Debuts New Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Acclaimed pop singer/hip hop artist Alicia G is debuting her new music video for her upcoming single “Ca$h & Nap” this week. To celebrate, Alicia G is also launching her all new OneAvenue Fanmoji app, giving fans a chance to download fun new emojis featuring cartoon versions of Alicia G. (more...)

SCTC Adds David Lindsay-Abaire's RIPCORD to Season 13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The South Camden Theatre Company Board of Directors made some changes to the times we produce our seasons. Season 13, Celebrating Women Playwrights now opens in February, 2018 instead of September 2017. (more...)

BMCC Tribeca PAC 2017-2018 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents a wide range of events in the 2017-2018 Season, including Robin Spielberg, performing on Saturday, November 4 at 8:00pm,  Andrew Nemr, performing on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16 at 7:30pm, Go, Dog. Go! (for families) on Saturday, February 17 at 1:30pm,  Comedian John Fugelsang, performing Friday, March 16 at 8:00pm, The Motortown All-Stars performing Friday, March 23 at 8:00pm, and more! (more...)

Hershey Felder Brings Stories of Irving Berlin and Maestro Leonard Bernstein to Life At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder brings to life on stage the music and personal stories of Irving Berlin and Leonard Bernstein in two musical-plays, which will alternate at London's The Other Palace this autumn. (more...)

Know's 20th Season Opens with the Patriarchy-Smashing Comedy MARIAN...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Know Theatre proudly kicks off our 20th Anniversary Season with a tale that flips the script on a legend you only think you know. (more...)

Saara Lamberg's INNUENDO Scores Distribution Deal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Umbrella Entertainment will distribute the Australian independent film Innuendo theatrically and through other platforms in Australia, New Zealand and the surrounding islands. (more...)

Photo Flash: George Takei and More Celebrate KING OF THE YEES Opening at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The world premiere production of 'King of the Yees' opened at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre this Sunday, July 16, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! Written by Lauren Yee, directed by Joshua Kahan Brody and produced in association with Goodman Theatre, 'King of the Yees' will continue through August 6, 2017. (more...)

Circle Theatre Continues 36th Season with RIPCORD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Let it be war. David Lindsay-Abaire's new high-stakes comedy, Ripcord, follows a seemingly harmless bet made between two residents of the Bristol Place Assisted Living Facility. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Bianca Rossini's Releases Bossa Nova Album 'Vento do Norte'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Following the success of her previous albums Meu Amor and Kiss of Brasil, Bianca Rossini releases Vento do Norte, her latest collection of original bossa nova classics. (more...)

REELZ Announces Summer and Fall 2017 Programming Slate ft. 5 New Series
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

ELZ today announced original programming for summer and fall 2017 including five new original series, new episodes of three returning viewer favorites and a never-before-seen Elvis special hosted by Natalie Morales. (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at New Theatre Restaurant
by Alan Portner - Jul 14, 2017

Imagine transitional rock superstars Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis hanging out together for an impromptu recording session early in their musical careers. This is the unlikely, but mostly true tale told by the new production of the 2010 Broadway musical 'Million Dollar Quartet' now opened at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park. This is one entertaining evening. (more...)

Legends and Leprechauns Come to The LINQ
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

O'Sheas Casino at The LINQ Hotel & Casino will continue to keep the spirit of St. Patrick's Day alive with the third "Year of the Leprechaun" celebration. Drink specials, live entertainment, little leprechauns and a celebrity keg-tapping by the cast of Legends in Concert will take place on Monday, July 17. (more...)

Subscription Sales Underway for Opera Santa Barbara's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Subscription sales have begun for Opera Santa Barbara's 2017-18 season, which will open with a sumptuous production of Jules Massenet's sultry Manon on November 3 and 5, followed by a sprightly staging of Gioachino Rossini's enduring comic masterwork The Barber of Seville on March 2 and 4. (more...)

Vocal Legend Marilyn Maye to Launch American Pops Orchestra's Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch their all-star third season with a special benefit event featuring a rare DC-area appearance of vocal legend Marilyn Maye. (more...)

The Final Entries of THE FRANK SINATRA COLLECTION on DVD & Digital 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

On September 8 2017, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release the final three titles in The Frank Sinatra Collection on DVD and digital formats. On license from Frank Sinatra Enterprises (FSE), the definitive collection pulls together some of the finest performances on television, in the recording studio and in concert from the greatest entertainer of the 20th century. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Salute the Kings of Swing with the Pasadena Pops
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein puts down the conducting baton and picks up the microphone for one night only to celebrate Swing, the Rat Pack and more on Saturday, July 29 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. (more...)

Five Talents Join Metropolitan Opera's Young Artists Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Beginning in the 2017-18 season, the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artists Development Program welcomes five new young artists into the acclaimed program established by Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine in 1980. Along with the returning nine participants, the program will train a new generation of artists, including opera singers, coaches, and pianists. (more...)

BWW Review: GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 12, 2017

GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe Theatre is running through August 13th, 2017. (more...)

AteNine and Ballet Hispanico Come to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents AteNine in the Doris Duke Theatre, July 26-30. AteNine, formerly Ate9dANCEcOMPANY, is led by Artistic Director and choreographer Danielle Agami, named “choreography's It girl” by the LA Times. A former dancer and rehearsal director of the world-renowned Batsheva Dance Company, Agami draws from her background in Gaga movement practice to create bold, innovative work. The program will include two works: Exhibit b and excerpts from vickie. AteNine dancers move with an intense clarity praised as “odd, fleeting, and gorgeous, it left you wanting much, much more” (Janet Smith, The Georgia Straight). (more...)

Nestl' Health Science's ProNourish Brand Launches Gluten-free and Low-FODMAP Recipe Videos for People with Digestive Sensitivities
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

ProNourish, a nutritional drink brand from Nestl Health Science (NHS), is furthering its mission to support people with digestive sensitivities with the launch of videos showcasing quick and easy gluten-free and low-FODMAP snack ideas. Short and snappy "hands and pans" recipe videos have gained popularity online, garnering around 500 million views per month. 1 Most commonly, these are intended for the population at large. These new recipe videos from ProNourish, however, are geared toward people with digestive sensitivities who are following a gluten-free and/or low-FODMAP diet. (more...)

AT&T Performing Arts Center and Mendelson Entertainment Group present THE COLORS OF CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center and Mendelson Entertainment Group are excited to announce that tickets for The Colors of Christmas featuring Peabo Bryson, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr., Ruben Studdard and Jody Watley will go on sale Friday, July 14 at 10 a.m.   (more...)

Magician Mat Franco Unveils Namesake Theater Marquee at The LINQ Hotel & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Yesterday (July 10, 2017), magician Mat Franco  had the honor of unveiling his new namesake marquee, Mat Franco Theater at The LINQ Hotel & Casino, which was renamed by the center-Strip resort in celebration of his continued career success. Kicking off the milestone afternoon, the property's regional president, Eileen Moore welcomed the crowd of invited guests and fans before inviting Mat to help her in unveiling the venue's new signage. "Today's a special day for us here at The LINQ, because we're able to rename The LINQ Theater in Mat's honor and really put a world-class stamp on our property," shared Moore. (more...)

Music Director Osmo Vänskä Extends Contract with Minnesota Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra announced today that Music Director Osmo Vanska has signed a new three-year contract which will extend his leadership of the Minnesota Orchestra through its 2021-22 season and bring his tenure to 19 years?a length equaled only by founding Music Director Emil Oberhoffer and sixth Music Director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski.  (more...)

Julien's Auctions Names Tim Luke Executive Director of Contemporary and Street Art Auctions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house to the stars, has named industry veteran and auctioneer Tim Luke as Executive Director, Contemporary and Street Art. (more...)

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