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Becky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that the annual WTF Gala will be held this year at Tao Downtown in New York City (92 Ninth Avenue) on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Okkervil River Announces Special Limited Dates as Acoustic Trio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Fresh off the release their widely acclaimed 2016 record 'Away,' Okkervil River has announced a special limited run of acoustic trio shows which will feature fan requests and rarities. (more...)

BWW Women in Theater: January 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Jan 18, 2017

Monthly column featuring women in theater and upcoming opportunities. (more...)

'The Children's Bullet' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Escribe Publishing is pleased to announce the release of the late Mary Bringle's The Children's Bullet, (TCB). The novel is set during the 1980's amid the violent conflict in Northern Ireland. The death of a little girl resulting in the use of plastic bullets sends an American writer on a three-thousand mile journey for answers. 'The publication of The Children's Bullet is for us both an honor and a privilege,' says Diane Martin, president and CEO of Escribe Publishing Inc. 'We are thrilled to have been given this opportunity to work with Mary's family to bring this amazing writer's work to the public's attention.' TCB is currently available for sale via Amazon.com. In six to eight weeks the book may be purchased from more than 25 online book resellers, including such vendors as Barnesandnoble.com, Booksamillion.com, and Bookfinder4u.com. About The Author Mary Bringle was born in Racine, Wisconsin in 1938. She attended college at the University of Colorado in Boulder and at New York University After brief periods of being a model, an actress, and a lawyer's office assistant, her first appearance in print was in When I was 16 (Platt and Munk, 1967) 'by Mary Brannum and the Editors.' Mary Bringle went on to author several books including, The Footpath Murder, The Man in the Moss-Colored Trousers, and Open Heart. Escribe provides a complete publishing solution for all of its authors, which includes editing, book cover design, printing, and distribution. For more information The Children's Bullet, please call Sharon Cash at Escribe Publishing at 212-726-2118 or visit our website at http://www.escribepublishing.com. Inquiries may also be sent to info@escribepublishing.com. Escribe Publishing Inc. is an independent book publishing company. The company's mailing address is 244 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2337. New York, NY 10001. (more...)

THIRTEEN's 'The Talk - Race in America' Tackles the Issue of Young People of Color and Their Uneasy Encounters With Law Enforcement Monday, February 20, 9 p.m. on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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Theater for the New City to Present Staged Reading of CLASS, Play About White Rage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting a staged reading of CLASS, a play by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall about White rage, from Jan. 20 to Jan 22. (more...)

ABC News Announces Coverage of Donald Trump Inauguration Beginning 1/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

ABC News announced today special coverage of the 2017 Inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, beginning Thursday, January 19, on ABC. (more...)

BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Theatre Royal Bath
by Kerrie Nicholson - Jan 18, 2017

Premiering in 2013 at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and following a revival in 2016, Simon Reade's production of Jane Austen's beloved novel directed by Deborah Bruce has headed out on a UK tour. (more...)

TNT Renews Hit Crime Drama MAJOR CRIMES for Sixth Season
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Turner's TNT has picked up a sixth season of the hugely popular crime-drama MAJOR CRIME, from Warner Bros. Television, which has consistently ranked as one of cable's most-watched drama series since its chart-topping debut in 2012. (more...)

Oyster Mill Playhouse to Present Classic Murder Mystery MURDER ON THE NILE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Oyster Mill Playhouse will present Murder on the Nile, by Agatha Christie, January 27 through February 12.  Curtain is at 8 p.m. for all Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows, and 2 p.m. for Sunday matinees.  (more...)

Maltz Jupiter's ME AND MY GIRL, Zoetic Stage's AFTER and More Top 41st Annual Carbonell Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

An old-fashioned, splashy musical about a working-class Londoner who discovers he's nobility and a world premiere play about the consequences of bullying received the most nominations in the musical and play categories when the nominations were announced for the 41st annual Carbonell Awards, which honors excellence in theater in South Florida. (more...)

World Premiere Musical ELLA ENCHANTED at Adventure Theatre MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), in a co-commission with First Stage of Milwaukee supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, brings to the stage the world premiere musical, Ella Enchanted, directed by Mary Hall Surface and written by Karen Zacarias and Deborah Wicks La Puma. (more...)

CBS's FACE THE NATION Delivers More Than 4 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

CBS News' FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program with 4.07 million viewers on Jan. 15, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. (more...)

Sony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVO
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning (Emmy, Tony, Grammy, Olivier, Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient) creative force behind the groundbreaking Broadway musical HAMILTON, writes new songs for this musical animated feature. (more...)

George Salazar and More Sign on for 'THE LIGHTNING THIEF' Musical Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Producers of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical have announced that his March for the brand-new production at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical begins performances on March 23, opening on Tuesday, April 4 and will run through May 6, 2017. More casting has just been announced! (more...)

VIDEO: ELLEN Proves She Was First Choice for LA LA LAND Female Lead
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

On this week's ELLEN host Ellen DeGeneres shared some exclusive, behind-the-scenes footage from the making 'La La Land,' featuring Ryan Gosling and the film's original leading lady - her! (more...)

BC/EFA to Celebrate Unity & Love with a Twist This Spring in BROADWAY BACKWARDS; Date Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Broadway community will come together once again for Broadway Backwards, an annual celebration of unity, equality and love through gender-reversed performances of classic show tunes on Monday, March 13, 2017. (more...)

Theatre Royal Bath Productions Announces Further Details For Its Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announces further details for its Spring 2017 season which includes Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party and two UK premieres in The German Season at the Olivier Award-winning Ustinov Studio, Plastic and The Mentor. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE JOHNS at Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company continues its 2016-2017 season with the regional premiere of THE JOHNS by Mary Bonnett, producing artistic director for Chicago's Her Story Theater. (more...)

$35 Billion Industrial Wireless Sensing IoT Market by 2021
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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REEFER MADNESS at the Players Club of Swarthmore
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Reefer Madness, with music by Dan Studney, book and lyrics by Kevin Murphy, directed by Thomas-Robert Irvin of Swarthmore, on the Raymond W. Smith stage. (more...)

New Play MARK COLVIN'S KIDNEY Premieres at Belvoir
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Australian woman Mary-Ellen Field was a successful business advisor in London when she was accused of being an alcoholic and leaking private information to the press, destroying her career in the process. (more...)

Cast Set for U.S. Premiere of BEYOND CARING, Return of MOBY DICK at Lookingglass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the final two shows of its 2016-2017 season, including the U.S. Premiere of Beyond Caring, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin in association with Dark Harbor Stories, a company led by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer and Tom Hodges, as well as the remount of the Jeff Award-winning Moby Dick, adapted from the novel by Herman Melville and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin. (more...)

Met Opera GM Cancels Verdi Production to Save $1 Million; Spanish Director Says Decision Was 'Cruel and Disappointing'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The manager for Spanish director Calixto Bieito says the Metropolitan Opera's decision to cancel his production of Verdi's “La Forza del Destino” is “cruel and disappointing.” (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents ISC's IAMBIC LAB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce a month long series of unique events and workshops to celebrate the art of theater making. ISC's iambic lab begins on Saturday, January 28, with a reading of a new version by Charles Edward Pogue of Henrik Ibsen's THE PRETENDERS, and will end on Saturday, February 25 with a preview of ISC's upcoming West Coast premiere production of Sharr White's THE SNOW GEESE. All events are at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village. (more...)

2017 Kleban Prize Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Kleban Foundation is pleased to announce that the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Daniel Zaitchik and the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Lisa Kron. The 2017 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 6, 2017, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP.   (more...)

FRIENDS Musical Parody Will Be 'THERE FOR YOU' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Friends the Musical in Concert: I Was There for You on April 28th, 2017 at 11:30pm.  (more...)

New Form Unveils Latest Incubator Series Featuring Nine Scripted Pilots
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

New Form (NF) released nine premium, original pilots in their most recent Incubator Series announced today at NATPE, a global marketplace for digital and entertainment content. (more...)

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW Returns to PBS for Fourth Season This June
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

PBS announced today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour that THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW will return for a fourth season on June 16, 2017, airing Friday nights at 9:00 p.m. ET (more...)

Weird and Whimsy Collide at Annex Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Kicking off its dynamic 30th season with one of its most ambitious and exciting shows ever, Annex Theatre presents Scary Mary and the Nightmares Nine written by Amy Escobar and directed by Eddie DeHais. (more...)

RAINBOWS & RIBBONS at Don't Tell Mama to Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

"Rainbows & Ribbons" a new show by Ross Hewitt will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, 343 West 46th Street, NYC on Saturday, March 25th at 5:00 pm. (more...)

Michele Selene Ang, Enid Graham & More Will Lead LCT3's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Michele Selene Ang, Enid Graham, Lizbeth Mackay, Crystal Lucas-Perry, and Ruibo Qian will comprise the cast of the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, a new play by Bryna Turner, to be directed by Lee Sunday Evans.  BULL IN A CHINA SHOP  will begin performancesSaturday evening, February 11, open on Wednesday, March 1, and run for six weeks only through Sunday, March 26 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

VIDEO: Kerry Washington Dishes on the Return of 'Scandal'
by - Jan 17, 2017

Kerry Washington stops by today's ELLEN to chat about the return of her hit show 'Scandal', her new baby boy, and dancing the night away at the White House. (more...)

BLACK WORDS MATTER Events Set for Black History Month at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

This February, Goodman Theatre has joined citywide celebrations of Black History Month with its "Black Words Matter: Celebrating Black Voices On Stage and Beyond" series of events. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Adaptation of FRANKENSTEIN at Road Less Traveled Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) welcomes the New Year with a world-premiere adaptation of the classic horror novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Frankenstein will make its debut January 20, adapted and directed by RLTP Ensemble member, David Oliver. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

'GREAT COMET' Cast to Perform Original Music, Covers at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Here's to happiness, freedom, and life! (more...)

Casting Announced for Ruth Rendell's A JUDGEMENT IN STONE At Edinburgh's King's Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 17, 2017

Casting Announced for Ruth Rendell's A JUDGEMENT IN STONE At Edinburgh's King's Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: MADE IN CHINA at 59E59 is Outstanding Storytelling and Puppetry
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 17, 2017

You won't want to miss 'Made in China' now at the 59E59 Theaters through February 19th. It is an entertaining, socially relevant adult puppet show that is full of humor and heart. (more...)

Major Attaway to Star as Genie in ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, is pleased to announce that Major Attaway, current Genie standby in the Broadway company, will take over the role full-time beginning Tuesday, February 21, 2017. (more...)

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

BWW Review: LA'S NEXT GREAT STAGE STAR 2017 PRESENTED BY PRINCESS CRUISES Rocks the Colony in Its Second Week
by Don Grigware - Jan 17, 2017

Loosely patterned after 'an audition process', this 11th annual fully produced event is geared to discovering new talent between the ages of 18 and 32 for the musical theatre stage. This year once again the contest is generously sponsored/presented by Princess Cruises. As has become the standard, approximately 20 contestants compete for the title, a $2500 cash prize, a headlining engagement at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal during the New Year, professional representation in the business of  musical theatre, and other valuable prizes. To date, over a dozen former contestants have already made their Broadway and/or Off-Broadway debuts; while nearly another 100 have either starred in Broadway U.S. National Tours; Regional U.S. Musical Theatre productions; Las Vegas Hotel sit-downs of Broadway Musicals; on board in lavish production shows presented by some of the world's most prestigious cruise lines; or have starred on stages at numerous Southern California Theme Parks such as Disneyland's California Adventure and Lego Land. Internationally, Tokyo Disney is also host to Stage Star talent.  (more...)

Mary Pennington Releases 'The Adventures of Mandy and Muffy'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Mary Pennington, a writer and author, has completed her new book 'The Adventures of Mandy and Muffy': a fun and exciting story of a pair bunnies who embark upon an adventure through the changing seasons. (more...)

Photo Flash: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Goes All-Female with Shoshana Bean, Morgan James and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Just last night, producers Morgan James, Richard Amelius and Torya Beard presented a female-centered concert of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by Richard Amelius (Time Between Us, Empty City), with musical direction by Julie McBride (Amazing Grace, Finding Neverland).  (more...)

Seattle Opera Premieres Bilingual Children's Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Bring the whole family to see Cinderella en España-a universal rags-to-riches tale that explores the beauty of kindness and the ugliness of mistreating others. Seattle Opera will offer its new Spanish/English performance at both its annual Frost Fest on Feb. 4 at Cornish Playhouse, and onMarch 19 at Kirkland Performance Center; ultimately, the production will tour more than 40 elementary schools statewide. (more...)

T. Schreiber Theatre Presents 4th Annual Schreiber Shorts 10-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) proudly presents 'The Fourth Annual Schreiber Shorts: An Evening of One Acts' January 25th and runs through February 11th. The 10-minute play series will feature works by 10 playwrights, selected from nearly 1000 submissions in a nationwide playwriting competition. Curated and produced by Halle Morse and Megan Grace, 'The Schreiber Shorts' marks the second production of TST' 2016-17 season. Performances are Wednesdays-Sundays at 8:00pm at the Gloria Maddox Theatre (151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor). Tickets are $15: tschreiber.org/shorts (more...)

'GEORGIA MCBRIDE', A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC and More Set for Cygnet Theatre's 15th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Do you remember when you were 15 years old? Everything was exciting, emotional and life or death. That's exactly like Cygnet Theatre's 15th season, without all those annoying 'changes.' (more...)

BrightSide Theatre to Continue Sixth Season with MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, continues its sixth season - Classic Broadway. Moon Over Buffalo will perform at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville March 10-26, 2017. (more...)

The Shacks Announce Spring Tour; Eponymous EP Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Equal parts Max Shrager and Shannon Wise, The Shacks have a unique sound that is both vaguely familiar and completely fresh. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, January 16, 2017 - All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 16, 2017

This weekend's big news: The American Pops celebrates '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with a slew of stars in D.C. and 'WRITERS RESIST: #LouderTogether' takes place on the steps of the New York Public Library this Sunday! (more...)

Carly Honfi to Join California Pops Orchestra for MAGICAL BROADWAY HITS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

California Pops Orchestra, the country's only all-request pops orchestra, begins the new year with 'Magical Broadway Hits' at Cupertino's Flint Center, featuring guest vocalist Carly Honfi. (more...)

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