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North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present HEDDA GABLER This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. (more...)

Davis Gaines, Benjamin Schrader and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Lead MTW's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, 7/8
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Broadway's scamming, scheming, double-crossing musical hit Dirty Rotten Scoundrels cons its way onto the Carpenter Center Stage via Musical Theatre West (MTW) for 13 performances July 8-24.  The production stars Broadway veterans Davis Gaines (Phantom of the Opera, Camelot) and Benjamin Schrader (Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) , and Ovation Award nominee (for MTW's Young Frankenstein) Rebecca Ann Johnson.  From the composer/lyricist David Yazbek (The Full Monty) and a book by Jeffrey Lane, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is based on the Steve Martin and Michael Caine film, written by Dale Launer and Stanley Shapiro & Paul Henning.  Brilliantly crafted with wit, double-entendres , and show-stopping numbers, the Broadway  show earned 11 Tony Award nominations, including "Best Musical," "Best Book," and "Best Score" and the Drama League Award for "Best Musical."  Tickets are available at www.musical.org or by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4.  Tickets are $20 and up. (more...)

Vorschau: neue Revue MARLENE, JUDY, MARYLIN - ENDSTATION HOLLYWOOD wird in Mönchengladbach uraufgeführt
by Iris Moebius - May 25, 2016

Als Auftragswerk fur das Gemeinschaftstheater Monchengladbach/Krefeld hat sich Roland Huve, Regisseur der Erfolgsproduktion 'My Fair Lady', mit den Biografien der Superstars Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland und Marilyn Monroe beschaftigt und daraus einen zauberhaften, kurzweiligen Abend geschaffen: Zwischen den großen Songs, die untrennbar mit den drei Diven verbunden sind, bleibt Raum fur Schlaglichter auf ihre Lebensgeschichten, fur emotionale Momente und Situationskomik... Die Premiere findet am 29. Juni in Krefeld statt, Vorstellungen laufen dann von Oktober diesen Jahres bis April 2017 im Theater Monchengladbach. Der Vorverkauf beginnt in Kurze. (more...)

Robert K. Tanenbaum to Share Crime and Justice Insights at Mystery Writers Key West Fest, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

New York Times bestselling author Robert K. Tanenbaum is set to headline the upcoming Mystery Writers Key West Fest, June 10-12, in America's southernmost city. Three true-crime books and twenty-seven novels bear his byline - including the celebrated Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi crime/legal thriller series. His twenty-eighth novel, 'Infamy,' is due out in September and number twenty-nine is currently in the works. (more...)

FRIENDLY FIRE by Marliss Melton is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

ePublishing Works! announces FRIENDLY FIRE by Marliss Melton, available in paperback (978-1-61417-848-4, 302 pages, $17.99 USD) and eBook format (978-1-61417-847-7, $5.99 USD). (more...)

Marlene Grindinger Releases UME
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Marlene Grindinger, a devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'UME': a cheerful and enlightening book that shows the reader that the world can be a wonderful place. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Exclusive Look at Mike Poulton's KENNY MORGAN at the Arcola Theatre
by Roy Tan - May 22, 2016

Arcola Theatre presents KENNY MORGAN, the World Premiere of a new play by Mike Poulton, directed by Lucy Bailey with designer Robert Innes Hopkins, sound designer Neil McKeown and lighting designer Jack Knowles. KENNY MORGAN runs now through Saturday June 18th, with Press Night set for tomorrow, Monday May 23rd at 7.30pm. Check out BroadwayWorld's exclusive look at the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mike Poulton's KENNY MORGAN at the Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Arcola Theatre presents KENNY MORGAN, the World Premiere of a new play by Mike Poulton, directed by Lucy Bailey with designer Robert Innes Hopkins, sound designer Neil McKeown and lighting designer Jack Knowles. KENNY MORGAN runs now through Saturday June 18th, with Press Night set for Monday May 23rd at 7.30pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

BWW Review: Laurie Krauz & Daryl Kojak Celebrate 25-Year Collaboration With Magnificent Show in 'New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits' Series at Metropolitan Room
by Remy Block - May 19, 2016

We are lucky in New York City. The talent here is unbelievable. Sometimes you settle in for an intimate evening at a little local club and you get your socks blown off. On Friday the 13th (of May, to be exact), I had such an experience at the latest monthly installment of Stephen Hanks' Metropolitan Room series (Associate Producer, Fr. Jeffrey Hamblin, MD), New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits. The featured performers were Vocalist Laurie Krauz and her Musical Director Daryl Kojak celebrating their 25-year musical collaboration “It's a 'Greatest Hits' show within a Greatest Hits series!” Hanks extolled before introducing his stars for the evening. (more...)

IN THE MOOD National Tour Kicks Off in Melbourne, Sept. 8
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 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...)

First Look - The Race Is On to Save Hanna in PRETTY LITTLE LIARS' Seventh Season
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

When the seventh season of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on Freeform, all eyes will be focused on the race to save Hanna. The series returns on is on Tuesday, June 21st. (more...)

Robert K. Tanenbaum to Appear at 2016 Mystery Writers Key West Fest, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Robert K. Tanenbaum, acclaimed author of twenty-seven mystery novels - including the celebrated Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi crime/legal thriller series - is headlining a hit list of mystery writers and true-crime experts at the 2016 Mystery Writers Key West Fest, set for June 10-12 in Key West, Florida. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Present World Premiere Translation of HEDDA GABLER
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. Working from a freshly translated script by Anne-Charlotte Harvey that removes stilted language while staying true to Ibsen's voice, the actors have put their personal touches on their characters to create a piece that speaks to contemporary audiences. Lovers of classic theatre will not want to miss this gripping world premiere translation. (more...)

New Museum Launches 40th Anniversary Capital Campaign for Expansion & Endowment
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director, and James Keith Brown, President, announced today that the New Museum is launching an $80 million capital campaign to mark both the Museum's fortieth anniversary and its tenth year on the Bowery. The campaign, which will support expansion and growth of Museum programs and more than double the endowment, has already received $43 million in lead gifts from several members of the Board of Trustees. (more...)

Breaking News: The New Museum to Launch $80 Million Campaign for 40th Anniversary Expansion and Endowment
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director, and James Keith Brown, President, announced today that the New Museum is launching an $80 million capital campaign to mark both the Museum's fortieth anniversary and its tenth year on the Bowery. The campaign, which will support expansion and growth of Museum programs and more than double the endowment, has already received $43 million in lead gifts from several members of the Board of Trustees. (more...)

Circle Theatre to Stage UNDER THE SKIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Full of the clever and intricate dialogue that makes his work remarkable and popular, Michael Hollinger's Under the Skin is the second show in Circle Theatre's anniversary season. This funny and moving new play asks the question: what does it really mean to give a part of yourself to someone else? Previous Circle productions by Mr. Hollinger include: Incorruptible (2009); Opus (2010); Ghost-Writer (2012); and Hope & Gravity (2014). Mr. Hollinger will travel to Fort Worth to attend the final matinee preview and opening night performances of Under the Skin. (more...)

Breaking News: 2016 MAC Award Cabaret Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

At a ceremony held last night in New York, the Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs announced the winners of the 2016 MAC Awards. A Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Amanda McBroom.  Also honored with a Board of Directors award was Maryann Lopinto.  Jamie deRoy received the Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Award on behalf of her work with The Actors Fund: Jamie deRoy & Friends Cabaret Initiative.  Sally Darling received the Hanson Award. The show was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, with musical direction by Matt Baker. (more...)

Musical Theatre West to Present SISTER ACT, 4/8-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Musical Theatre West (MTW) presents Sister Act, Broadway's feel-good musical comedy at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center April 8-24.  Based on the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg hit film, written by Joseph Howard, the five-time Tony nominated Broadway sensation features an award winning creative team with original score and music by composer Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Newsies, Little Shop Of Horrors), lyrics by Glenn Slater (The Little Mermaid, Tangled), book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner (Cheers), additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane (Xanadu, The Little Dog Laughed ).  The reinvented musical adaptation is filled with heavenly music with a disco beat, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story that will have audiences dancing in the aisles!  Tickets are now on sale at www.musical.org or by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4.  Tickets start at $20. (more...)

Tacoma Little Theatre to Host Staged Reading of TOP GIRLS, 4/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

?Tacoma Little Theatre and Toy Boat Theatre presents a "progressive" staged reading of Top Girls by Caryl Churchill, on Wednesday, April 13, and Thursday April 14, 2016 at 7:30pm.  The production will be directed by Marilyn Bennett. (more...)

Ute Lemper Sets Spring Shows in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Grammy-nominated, internationally acclaimed artist Ute Lemper's collaboration with renowned best-selling author Paulo Coelho, The 9 Secrets, is set for release on February 12 via Steinway & Sons. The album presents a song cycle composed and sung by Lemper, set to words by Coelho from his 2012 novel Manuscript Found in Accra, the thematic content of which may be encapsulated in the lines, "After lying undiscovered for over 700 years, a manuscript holding the answers to questions about life and humanity is unearthed. / Simple questions about our lives torn between happiness and sorrow and defined by hope, intelligence and desire to love as much as the capacity to hate and destroy." Coelho himself is featured on two tracks-see below for track list. In celebration, Lemper will perform the piece in its entirety in a fully staged production at Symphony Space in New York City on May 13, tickets and information here. (more...)

New York Times Bestselling Author Robert K. Tanenbaum to Headline Mystery Writers Key West Fest 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

New York Times bestselling author Robert K. Tanenbaum, acclaimed author of three true-crime books and twenty-seven novels - including the celebrated Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi crime/legal thriller series - is to headline a hit list of mystery writers and true-crime experts at the 2016 Mystery Writers Key West Fest, set for June 10-12, in Key West, Florida. (more...)

Live Facebook Chat Events for PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Winter Finale Amass Over 1.7 Million Video Views
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, executive producer Marlene King and the PRETTY LITTLE LIARS cast participated in multiple online events for the show's winter finale (more...)

Ria Jones and Ceri Dupree's Musical Revue MISS-LEADING LADIES Gets UK Tour
by Marianka Swain - Mar 22, 2016

Following a sell-out London run last year, spectacular musical revue MISS-LEADING LADIES is set for a UK tour in May and June. Ria Jones and Ceri Dupree star in this stunning celebration of some of the greatest grande dames of stage and screen, from Ethel Merman to Doris Day, Marlene Dietrich to Danny La Rue - with the musical sisters adding their own unique family twist to proceedings. (more...)

Jan McArt Set for WAVE YOUR FLAG! as Part of New Play Reading Series at Lynn University
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

'Jan McArt is my muse!,' says award-winning South Florida playwright Tony Finstrom.  'She has such a vivid, commanding, larger-than-life stage presence.  And she's such a terrific singer!  That makes it easy, and a pleasure, for me to write something with her in mind, as there's nobody else quite like her.' (more...)

David Zwirner Presents Fourth ART BASEL HONG KONG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

David Zwirner is pleased to participate in the fourth edition of Art Basel Hong Kong, and 2016 marks the sixth year the gallery has exhibited in the city. On view will be new paintings by Michaël Borremans, who will be attending the fair. The gallery is also participating in Encounters with a presentation of sculptures by Isa Genzken. (more...)

Local Playwright's DINNER WITH MARLENE to Premiere at Lamb's Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey, local San Diego playwright will have the World-Premiere of her original play DINNER WITH Marlene produced at Lamb's Players Theatre, Coronado April 22nd - May 29th. (more...)

Andrea Parker to Return as Series Regular for 7th Season of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Andrea Parker will return to PRETTY LITTLE LIARS as a series regular in the upcoming seventh season of the hit original series on Freeform. (more...)

42nd Street Moon to Conclude 23rd Season with THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

42nd Street Moon concludes its 23rd season with Frank Loesser's glorious Napa Valley romance, the Tony Award-winning THE MOST HAPPY FELLA. This masterpiece with book, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business …, Where's Charley?) is an unconventional and sweepingly romantic love story set in the vineyards of Napa Valley. Considered one of Loesser's greatest works, the stunning score includes "The Most Happy Fella," "Standing on the Corner," "Joey, Joey, Joey," "Rosabella," "Big D," "My Heart Is So Full of You" and "Song of a Summer Night." Directed by Cindy Goldfield, with musical direction by Dave Dobrusky, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA will run April 27 - May 17, 2016 (Press opening: Saturday, April 30) at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco. For tickets ($25-$75) or more information, the public may call (415) 255-8207 or visit www.42ndstmoon.org.  (more...)

ONCE National Tour to Play State Theatre, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the State Theatre on Tuesday, April 12.  Tickets for ONCE are available now and can be purchased by visiting the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132 or online at www.statetheatre.org. (more...)

Christian Coulson and Victoria Frings to Lead CONSTELLATIONS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The Old Globe just announced the complete cast and creative team of its production of Nick Payne's Broadway hit play CONSTELLATIONS, arriving April 9, directed by the Globe's own Richard Seer. BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Christian Coulson and Victoria Frings will star in the two-person play. (more...)

BWW Review: KIRK FREDERICK Launches his WRITE THAT DOWN! at ONE Archives
by Don Grigware - Mar 14, 2016

On Friday March 11 Kirk Frederick's new book Write That Down! The Comedy of Male Actress Charles Pierce was launched at ONE the Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries on North Adams in downtown Los Angeles. The sellout event was a benefit for ONE Archives. There were scrumptious hors d'oeuvres, followed by a presentation, which included a video slide montage, a 5 minute film clip from Pierce's appearance, in the early 80s, on The Dick Cavett Show, and then an interview with Kirk Frederick by moderator/ USC professor of English Chris Freeman. Then came a Q and A with the audience and a book signing. (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery to Display New Work by Paul Heyer, Jeanette Mundt, Jesse Wine, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Andrea Rosen Gallery is delighted to announce our next exhibition at Gallery 2 featuring the work of Paul Heyer, Jeanette Mundt, and Jesse Wine.  (more...)

Houston Companies Launch Fit Company Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

On February 20, 2016 hundreds of participants from 27 companies located in the Houston area took part in the Fit Company Challenge, a corporate wellness event hosted by the Fit Company Institute providing area companies an opportunity to show the importance of living a fit and healthy lifestyle. Participants worked in teams of 3 to 4 towards completing a variety of fitness stations tailored to challenge the team member's current fitness level and earn points towards their company's overall score. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW - Week of 4/11 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW - Week of 4/11, airing on ABC (more...)

Hike2Heal 5K Comes to Uganda, April 23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Runners will gather at Edwin Warner Park for the Hike2Heal 5K on April 23 to race and build community - but they will also build hope for children at Raise the Roof Academy in Bwasandeku, Uganda. (more...)

Zuora Community Launches on the Lithium Platform
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

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Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Wednesday, April 20, 2016
by - Apr 4, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE MIDDLE, airing on ABC on Wednesday, April 20, 2016! (more...)

NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH to Play Artscape Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Cape Town learners are set to get an enormous boost from this year's Artscape youth programme with the return of NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH to Artscape, directed by the playwright Dr John Kani.  (more...)

Art Brussels 2016 Announces Details of Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

The 34th edition of Art Brussels will take place in a new location, Tour & Taxis, a spectacular example of industrial architecture built in 1904, formerly a customs house. This year, the fair has been reduced in size, bringing together 141 galleries from 28 countries, represented in three main sections: PRIME, DISCOVERY and a new section, REDISCOVERY. There will also be 24 galleries participating in SOLO, a section dedicated to the presentation of individual artists' work. (more...)

Artscape to Prepare Cape Learners for Exams
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Cape Town learners will be highly prepared when stepping into the exam room in June, following the return of the Grade 11 - 12 isiXhosa set-work play (Amaza), an Artscape youth development skills production to be held from 18 May - 02 June 2016 at the Artscape Theatre. (more...)

Check Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016

How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals? (more...)

Mindy Kaling, Abby Wambach, John Jacobs, Leila Janah Speak at Watermark Conference for Women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

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MTC to Stage Reading of THE SOAP MYTH for Holocaust Remembrance Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Marin Theatre Company is honored to participate in the 2nd Annual National Jewish Theater Foundation's Holocaust Theater International Initiative Remembrance Readings. MTC will present a staged reading of Jeff Cohen's THE SOAP MYTH on Monday May 2, 2016 at 7:00pm. (more...)

David Garrison, Sean Hudock & Ellen Foley Set for DEEPLY SUPERFICIAL Reading at La MaMa in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

?Tony Award nominee David Garrison, Sean Hudock and Ellen Foley will appear in an industry reading of writer and film executive Michael Menzies' new play DEEPLY SUPERFICIAL.  (more...)

Circle Theatre to Stage UNDER THE SKIN This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Full of the clever and intricate dialogue that makes his work remarkable and popular, Michael Hollinger's UNDER THE SKIN is the second show in Circle Theatre's anniversary season. (more...)

Scarlett Johansson to Receive 2016 Renaissance Award from Gene Siskel Film Center
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Gene Siskel Film Center (GSFC) of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will celebrate one of Hollywood's most talented young actresses when it honors Tony and BAFTA winner and four-time Golden Globe nominee Scarlett Johansson (more...)

AMAZA to Help Prepare Learners for Exams at the Artscape Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Cape Town learners will be highly prepared when stepping into the exam room in June, following the return of the Grade 11 and 12 isiXhosa set-work play, AMAZA, an Artscape youth development skills production at the Artscape Theatre. (more...)

Freeform's PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Begins Production on Season 7
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Production began last Friday on the seventh season of Freeform's hit original series PRETTY LITTLE LIARS. (more...)

Photo Flash: CULTURE & COCKTAILS at The Colony Closes Season with 4 Talented Pianists, 120 Fans
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that this season's final CULTURE & COCKTAILS event attracted more than 120 people to The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for New Musical DEVILISH! at Landor Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

As rehearsals start today for the world premiere of new British musical 'Devilish!' at the Landor Theatre, final casting is announced. (more...)

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