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BWW Interview: MAC Award Winner Janice Hall Talks Dietrich and the Thrills of Cabaret Performance Prior to Her Upcoming GRAND ILLUSIONS Revival
by Ashley Steves - Sep 9, 2016

No matter the song, style, or setting, Janice Hall, the multi-talented opera singer, cabaret chanteuse, and character actress, is her own master. She broke into the cabaret scene in 2010 in a big way with the 2011 Bistro Award Winner for Best Tribute Show and 2012 MAC Award Winner for Best Female Vocalist. The show that earned her those awards? 'GRAND ILLUSIONS: THE MUSIC OF Marlene DIETRICH,' which Hall debuted in 2010 and will revive for one night on September 13 at 7:00 pm at the Metropolitan Room. Before Hall takes the stage this upcoming Tuesday night, we sat down for a discussion on career invention, reinvention, and versatility--- both Dietrich's and her own. (more...)

IN THE MOOD National Tour Kicks Off in Melbourne, Sept. 8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Following their 2011 and 2013 sold out Australian tours, the brassy, all-singing-all-dancing-all-American celebration of Swing Jazz returns to our shores on a massive coast to coast run throughout September and into October. (more...)

To-By-For Productions' MECHANICS OF LOVE Begins Tonight at The Paradise Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

To-By-For Productions is proud to present the New York Premiere of Dipika Guha's MECHANICS OF LOVE, directed by Elena Araoz (She-She-She in Ice Factory Festival; Architecture of Becoming with Women's Project) at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) tonight, September 8, through September 24. (more...)

To-By-For Productions to Present NY Premiere of Dipika Guha's MECHANICS OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

To-By-For Productions is proud to present the New York Premiere of Dipika Guha's MECHANICS OF LOVE, directed by Elena Araoz at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) September 8-24. (more...)

Maria Dizzia Steps Into Second Stage Theatre's THE LAYOVER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

As previously announced, Maria Dizzia assumes the role of Shellie in the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip Cullman, today, September 6. She returns to Second Stage Theatre after her acclaimed performance in the title role of Eurydice, during the company's 28th season. (more...)

PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Hits Multi-Month Highs; Ranks #1 Cable Series in Time Period
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

“Pretty Little Liars” once again ranked as the No. 1 scripted basic cable series of the summer in Adults 18-34, Viewers 12-34 and across key female (12-34/18-34/18-49) demographics, as the No. 1 cable series in its time period in Adults 18-49 and No. 1 entertainment cable series in Total Viewers. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception today, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Opens 2016-17 Season with Four-Time Tony Award-Winning Musical MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 2016-2017 season with Broadway's smash hit musical Memphis, at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center October 21 - November 6.  The winner of four Tony Awards, including 'Best Musical,' 'Best Original Score,' 'Best Book' and 'Best Orchestrations,'  is filled with roof-raising Rock & Roll, high-octane dancing, and an extraordinary tale of fame and forbidden love that sparked a cultural revolution.   (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

TORCH, SASS AND SWING Hits Steppenwolf's LookOut Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Torch songs, smoky clubs and great music... The 70's in Chicago was a time of amazing people and music for a fresh young face out of Minnesota.  Suzanne Petri, Bobby Schiff, Jim Cox and Robert Breuler share fantastic stories of the great Chicago clubs such as Mr. Kelly's, The London House, Chez Paree and The Happy Medium. (more...)

Heartland Film Festival Unveils Film and Event Lineup for 25th Anniversary
by Movies News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Tonight nonprofit Heartland Film announced the full lineup and event schedule for its 25th annual Heartland Film Festival (Oct. 20-30, 2016) at a special event at The Athenaeum. (more...)

The Theatre Company of University of Detroit Mercy Opens 2016-17 Season With ALABAMA STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The 46th season of The Theatre Company of the University of Detroit Mercy will launch Sept. 22-Oct. 9, 2016, with the Michigan premiere of Kenneth Jones' fact-inspired drama Alabama Story, a play with unique ties to The Motor City.  (more...)

Suzanne Clement Stars in EDGE OF MARLENE, On DVD/VOD Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Breaking Glass Pictures will release the Canadian dark comedy EDGE OF Marlene to U.S. audiences on September 20. (more...)

KENNY MORGAN to Return to the Arcola with Original Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Arcola Theatre's production of Kenny Morgan will return for just four weeks this September after a sold-out premiere earlier this year. This critically-acclaimed new play is the latest drama by Mike Poulton (Tony nominated for his Broadway versions of Fortune's Fool, Wolf Hall, and Bring up The Bodies). (more...)

BWW Review: Janice Hall Captures the Grandeur and Humanity of Dietrich in GRAND ILLUSIONS Revival
by Victoria Ordin - Sep 19, 2016

'Without Dietrich, there would have been no Madonna...and no Gaga,' Janice Hall announced at the outset of her brilliant revival of GRAND ILLUSIONS: THE MUSIC OF Marlene DIETRICH, the most recent installment of Stephen Hanks' New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits. Co-produced by Father Jeffrey R. Hamblin and flawlessly directed by Peter Napolitano, Hall's show---for which the former opera singer won both MAC and Bistro awards in 2011 and 2012, respectively---seamlessly weaves together the music and life of the enigmatic movie star and international cabaret sensation whose greatest creation, in Hall's words, 'was herself.' (more...)

Broadway Alum Sarah Paulson Wins Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Sarah Paulson picked up an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role as prosecutor Marcia Clark in FX's AMERICAN CRIME STORY: THE PEOPLE VS. O. J. SIMPSON. (more...)

Hollywall Entertainment, Inc. Moves Forward with Purchase of Always Something Good Entertainment, Inc. dba ASG Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

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Breaking News: COME FROM AWAY Lands Its Home on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Junkyard Dog Productions announced today that the new musical COME FROM AWAY will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017, following productions at Washington DC's Ford's Theatre (Friday, September 2 - Sunday, October 16, 2016) and Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Sunday, January 8, 2017), and two special benefit concert performances in Gander, Newfoundland (Saturday, October 29, 2016). (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Opens at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre This December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Junkyard Dog Productions announced today that the new musical COME FROM AWAY will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017, following productions at Washington DC's Ford's Theatre (Friday, September 2 - Sunday, October 16, 2016) and Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Sunday, January 8, 2017), and two special benefit concert performances in Gander, Newfoundland (Saturday, October 29, 2016). (more...)

NYFW: Hundreds Of Media Outlets Attend Diversity-Enabled, Tech-Ready FTL MODA Shows, Presented By Samsung
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

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Embracing Creativity Triggered by Brain Cancer: 'Art of the Brain Celebrates 17th Anniversary Gala for Brain Cancer Research in Los Angeles on September 17, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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Seven Global Art Businesses Embrace H Queen's As the New Heart of the Arts In Central
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

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BWW Review: DADDY'S DYIN'...WHO'S GOT THE WILL?
by Marietta Lunceford - Sep 10, 2016

DADDY'S DYIN'... is a fast paced play with a touch of sentimentality, lots of crazy characters and a few laughs along the way. You always leave a Del Shores' show feeling better about the nuts in your own family. DADDY'S DYIN'... WHO'S GOT THE WILL? plays September 8- October 1. For more information go to www.terrificnewtheatre.com or call 205-328-0868 for tickets. (more...)

The Riki and Bob Larimer Fund to Support New Works at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, announced today the establishment of The Riki and Bob Larimer Fund, a major gift in the amount of $500,000 to be given over a 5-year period and to be put toward the development of new works for the York stage, and marketing initiatives. (more...)

SITI Company to Present New Work by Alumni at SITI Lab
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

SITI Company will present three new works-in-progress through SITI Lab, a residency for alumni of SITI's renowned training programs. (more...)

The Metropolitan Room to Present LEE SQUARED: AN EVENING WITH LIBERACE AND MISS PEGGY LEE 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

After you've had enough turkey and family drama this Thanksgiving, why not join us for an evening of comedy, music and sequins! Liberace lived a life of flamboyance, sparkle, and lavish costumes. In this funny and touching tribute, the virtuoso musician gets one last chance to glitter and shine as he tickles the ivories through his favorite songs. Miss Peggy Lee is beyond description. (more...)

Broadway's COME FROM AWAY Presents Benefit Concert Performances in Gander, Newfoundland Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The new musical COME FROM AWAY will honor the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador and the "come from aways" whose lives inspired the new musical COME FROM AWAY with two special benefit concert performances at Gander's hockey arena. (more...)

Freeform Says Farewell to PRETTY LITTLE LIARS with Exclusive One-Hour Tell-All
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

PRETTY LITTLE LIARS stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after show to discuss all of the series' tightly held secrets, behind-the-scenes insights, and top moments (more...)

3M Named One of the 2016 World's Best Multinational Workplaces
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

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South Coast Repertory Kicks Off Theatre for Young Audiences Season with Musical 'Mr. Popper's Penguins'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

South Coast Repertory opens the 2016-17 Theatre for Young Audiences series with the classic children's story, Mr. Popper's Penguins, Nov. 4-20. Six actors and 24 puppets bring this musical adaptation to life, which is directed and choreographed by Art Manke. (more...)

The Salon Series at Everyman Theatre to Present Reading of Caryl Churchill's TOP GIRLS 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

 Join us for a reading of Caryl Churchill's play Top Girls directed by noted playwright, director, dramaturge and actor Thembi Duncan. On Monday October 31st our rehearsal hall will transform into a stripped-down performance space with a bar, where audience and performer come together for conversations and cocktails. Top Girls pairs beautifully with our currently running mainstage production of The Roommate. Don't miss out! (more...)

Musical Theatre West Opens 2016-17 Season with Four-Time Tony Award-Winning Musical MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 2016-2017 season with Broadway's smash hit musical Memphis, at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center October 21 - November 6.  The winner of four Tony Awards, including 'Best Musical,' 'Best Original Score,' 'Best Book' and 'Best Orchestrations,'  is filled with roof-raising Rock & Roll, high-octane dancing, and an extraordinary tale of fame and forbidden love that sparked a cultural revolution.   (more...)

Musical Theatre West to Open 16-17 Season with MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

???????Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 2016-2017 season with Broadway's smash hit musical Memphis, at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center October 21 - November 6.  (more...)

National Utility and Energy Experts Explore Solutions to Industry Challenges at Annual Allconnect Partner Summit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

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PBS to Present LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA: HOLIDAY FOR HEROES, 12/16
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA: HOLIDAY FOR HEROES premieres on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. ET on PBS (Check Local Listings) (more...)

BWW Dance Review: City Ballet Miscasts the Founder's Classics
by Juan Michael Porter II - Oct 17, 2016

The state of any company's dancing can be gauged by looking at how it performs its founder's work. Of course that is no easy feat to assess with City Ballet, what with its glorious repertoire. All the same, Wednesday October 12th's program found the company disconcertingly off the mark. In politics, we follow the money; in ballet, we follow the casting. (more...)

BWW Review: The Question Of What Love Means Is Raised When A Volatile, Passionate Life Is Exposed In THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT
by Jade Kops - Oct 15, 2016

Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 1972 German film THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT is given a new Australian update by Director Shane Bosher. (more...)

MAD MEL AND THE MARRADIANS Premiere Scheduled for 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Just in time for the 2016 presidential election -- which some people believe features aliens as candidates -- acclaimed audio drama producer-director Mike Sargent is bringing Gary Morgenstein's four-part sci-fi political series Mad Mel and the Marradians to radio. Episode one is available at madmelsavestheworld.com beginning Saturday, October 15. (more...)

Musical Theatre West to Open 16-17 Season with MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

???????Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 2016-2017 season with Broadway's smash hit musical Memphis, at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center October 21 - November 6.  (more...)

Greenlight Collaborates with Salesforce to License Einstein
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

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THE EYS OF YOUR MOTHER & More Set for Borderline Films Retrospective
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The New York-based independent film production company Borderline Films was founded in 2003 by NYU Tisch graduates Antonio Campos, Sean Durkin, and Josh Mond. (more...)

Peter Tosh Museum Opening And Benefit Concert Cement The Music Icon As One Of The World's Superstars
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

On October 19th, after much anticipation from the Jamaican community and the world at large- late Reggae Legend Peter Tosh was honored with the opening of a new museum dedicated to his life and impact on the music industry. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards Update - Robert Kowalewski, Marlene Karpinski in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 29, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

BWW Interview: Veteran Actress MORGAN FAIRCHILD Continues to Cast a Spell in A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS
by Don Grigware - Nov 28, 2016

Film and TV actress Morgan Fairchild needs no introduction. She has been working for the past 40+ years, always recognizable as the glamorous blonde vixen from such series as Flamingo Road, Paper Dolls and Falcon Crest, as well as the soap Search For Tomorrow. Now about ready to start rehearsals for the Lythgoe Family's Christmas Panto, called A Cinderella Christmas at the Pasadena Playhouse, bowing December 8, Fairchild took time out of her busy schedule to chat with us about the role she is playing and her career. Has she been happy or does she long to change her sexy image? (more...)

Freeform Announces Premiere Dates of Final Season of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

To commemorate the series, Freeform will be launching a 150-day countdown to the final season of “Pretty Little Liars” starting on Saturday, November 19. (more...)

Panel ft. Elizabeth Olsen & More to Open Borderline Films Retrospective at MoMI
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

A panel featuring prominent talent who have collaborated with New York filmmaking collective, Borderline Films, will kick-off the previously announced retrospective of their work tomorrow night at MoMI. (more...)

Arch Contemporary Ballet Presents Three Eye-Opening Works, 11/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Arch Contemporary Ballet, in its mission to launch ballet and music to an inclusive 21st century audience, presents three world premieres by Artistic Director Sheena Annalise at The Sheen Center with three performances Friday, November 18th - Saturday, November 19th at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Tony-Winning CABARET Comes to Atlanta's Fox Theatre This Fall; Tickets on Sale This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that individual tickets for the Atlanta engagement of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Sunday, August 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

RFD-TV Debuts a Fresh Fall Slate of Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

RFD-TV announced the details of its fall 2016 schedule highlighting several new series, new seasons, and returning favorites. (more...)

Jobsite Theater Partners with Community Foundation of Tampa Bay for AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Jobsite Theater, the independent resident theater company of the Straz Center, is pleased to announce a partnership with Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (CFTB), an organization focused on connecting donors, nonprofit organizations and community leaders in an effort to make Tampa Bay a better place to live. (more...)

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