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BANDSTAND Announces Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The producers have just announced a rush policy for the brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker. (more...)

Poster and Release Date Announced for Supernatural Comedy ANOTHER EVIL
by Movies News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Ridding your home of ghosts is serious business, but finding the right expert to do the job proves to be the real challenge in the new supernatural comedy, ANOTHER EVIL. (more...)

World Premiere of Tony Nominee Glenn Slater and Wendy Wilf's BEATSVILLE Opens this May at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Dig this: Asolo Rep will proudly present the world premiere of BEATSVILLE: The Beatnik Musical, a co-production with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. BEATSVILLE has a book by Glenn Slater, a Grammy winner (Disney's Tangled), and Academy Award (Tangled), Emmy (ABC's Galavant), Golden Globe (Tangled) and three-time Tony Award nominee (School of Rock, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid), and the co-creator of Disney's worldwide smash hit Tangled. (more...)

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) has announced its 2017-18 Season, the third under Artistic Director Sean Daniels. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance to Showcase CROSSCURRENT at Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Hot off the trail of sold-out performances of their Year of the Rooster Celebration at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, the critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will take residence at Centenary Stage Company on the campus of  Centenary University in Hackettstown in April with public programs that celebrate the Company's artistic vision and heritage. (more...)

Dianne Wiest to Lead Yale Rep's HAPPY DAYS at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

BWW Interview: Zonya Love - From Bessie to Celie to Effie
by Natalie de la Garza - Mar 29, 2017

The much-beloved musical DREAMGIRLS, which delves into the backstage drama of fictional girl group The Dreams, is coming to the Hobby, with Zonya Love tackling the role of Effie White, this April. (more...)

USA Network to Air Inaugural BEVERLY HILLS DOG SHOW, 4/16
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

An evening of glamour and Hollywood flair is sure to captivate audiences as the inaugural BEVERLY HILLS DOG SHOW PRESENTED BY PURINA premieres on USA Network on Sunday, April 16 at 8/7c. (more...)

Breaking News: Bianca Marroquin, Constantine Maroulis, Beth Malone, John Tartaglia & More Join the Muny's 99th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Muny announced today 21 principal cast members for its 99th season. Full company casting will be announced throughout April. The 2017 Muny season opens with Jesus Christ Superstar followed by Disney's The Little Mermaid and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. The season continues with the premiere of All Shook Up! and a newly re- envisioned The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Season 99 closes with A Chorus Line and the much- anticipated Muny debut of Newsies. (more...)

Tim Daly, Joe DiPietro, Nancy Opel, Mary Beth Peil and More Slated for George Street Playhouse's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

George Street Playhouse has announced an initial roster of Broadway, film and television stars expected to appear at its Annual Gala Benefit on Sunday, April 2, 2017, 5 p.m., at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. (more...)

LEGENDARY BINGO to Support AbilityFirst Tonight with Actress Jordan Ladd as Baller
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Tonight, Wednesday, March 29, actress Jordan Ladd (Cabin Fever, Death Proof, Never Been Kissed, Charlie's Angels) will be the Legendary Drag Queen Bingo's celebrity ball caller at the 9pm game located at Hamburger Mary's West Hollywood (8288 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood,CA 90069). (more...)

Amazon, Netflix & WB Execs to Present at the Location Managers Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Amazon Studios Original Movies Head of Physical Production Mary Ann Marino, Netflix's VP of Worldwide Physical Production Ty Warren and Warner Bros. Pictures Executive VP Ravi Mehta are the latest presenters announced for the 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, April 1, 2017
by - Mar 29, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, April 1, 2017! (more...)

New Musical NONI CIMINO'S KITCHEN to Debut in Milford
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

???????Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., a not-for-profit professional theatre company for family audiences, presents it's new musical, "Noni Cimino's Kitchen" opening Friday, April  21, 7:30pm, at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Mar 29, 2017

FRESH NEW SOUND OF MUSIC SOARS So many fans of the beloved film THE SOUND OF MUSIC are unaware that the blockbuster film with Julie Andrews was based on the 1959 Broadway stage musical written by Rodgers and Hammerstein for Mary Martin. While not an instant hit with theatre critics on opening night, the now cherished story of a young nun who becomes governess to a widowed Navy Captain and his seven children has become an icon of the musical theatre canon. (more...)

Bobby Bare to Release New Album 'Things Change' 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Country Music Hall of Famer and GRAMMY® award-winning living legend Bobby Bare will release THINGS CHANGE May 26, which features a collaboration with Chris Stapleton. The album is Bare's first studio project in five years and is available for pre-sale now at BobbyBare.com. (more...)

spit&vigor to Stage Workshop Production of NEC SPE / NEC METU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

spit&vigor has announced the workshop performance of NEC SPE / NEC METU, written by Sara Fellini (winner - 2014 Planet Connnections Award for Outstanding New Script, nominated - 2015 NYIT Award for Outstanding Full Length Script) and directed by Pat Diamond (Yale School of Drama, Manhattan School of Music). (more...)

AssuredPartners Announces Acquisition of Fleet Risk Management, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

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Provincetown Theater Announces 'Mad Genius / Dangerous Love' 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Provincetown Theater's Executive Artistic Director, Tristan DiVincenzo has announced the theater's extensive 2017 season entitled 'MAD GENIUS/ DANGEROUS LOVE.'  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 2017 MAC AWARDS!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 29, 2017

The 2017 MAC Award winners were revealed last night at the 31st MAC Awards on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York City. Take a look at the full list of winners below! (more...)

Liz Rubino Ends Her Run at Don't Tell Mama on April 8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Liz Rubino, will return to the NY cabaret stage for one more show at the well known establishment, Don't Tell Mama, in 'Make Yourself Comfortable' Saturday, April 8th @ 7:00 p.m. (more...)

The New Disney Musical FREAKY FRIDAY Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Beloved Classic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Cleveland Play House will close out their 2016-17 season with the joyful new musical romp, Freaky Friday. Based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers which spawned two hit Disney films, Freaky Friday tells the story of a mother and daughter who magically swap bodies for 24 chaotic hours. The contemporary update of this American classic includes a hilarious new book by Bridget Carpenter ("Parenthood," "Friday Night Lights"), and a pop?rock score by Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then). Directed by Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse, it has been hailed as "a polished, peppy, modern fairy tale" by The Washington Post. With high-energy choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Memphis, Jersey Boys), this vivacious production is "delightfully spunky" with "timeless appeal" (Variety). (more...)

Ardea Arts Receives Audience Development Grant from OPERA America for BOUNCE The Basketball Opera
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Ardea Arts is proud to announce that it has been awarded The Opera Fund: Audience Development Grant from OPERA America for BOUNCE The Basketball Opera (in partnership with University of Kentucky Opera Theatre), composed by Glen Roven, Tomas Doncker and Ansel Elgort, written by Charles R. Smith Jr., concept and direction by Grethe Barrett Holby. (more...)

NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The 2017 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 52nd season with four free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx (June 13); the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan (June 14); Cunningham Park, Queens (June 15); and Prospect Park, Brooklyn (June 16). In addition, New York Philharmonic musicians will perform at the Free Indoor Concert at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden on June 18, 2017. Major corporate support for the 2017 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks and the Free Indoor Concert has been provided by MetLife Foundation, Citi, and Emirates Airline. (more...)

Arsenal v Manchester Highlights Live PREMIER LEAGUE Coverage on NBC Sports
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Live Premier League coverage returns this week with 20 matches in five days, highlighted by Arsenal v. Manchester City on Premier League Sunday, this Sunday, April 2, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. (more...)

2017 MAC Award Winners Revealed; Carol Woods, SPAMILTON Among Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The 2017 MAC Award winners were revealed at the 31st MAC Awards on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York City. Take a look at the full list of winners below! (more...)

Corky Hale to Present Birthday Tribute to Billie Holiday at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Acclaimed Jazz harpist-pianist-vocalist Corky Hale will present a 102nd Birthday Show honoring Billie Holiday on Thursday, April 6 at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood.  Hale is one of the few people still performing who was actually a close friend of Holiday's, playing for her on the 'Stars of Jazz' TV show, and on several recordings and live appearances. (more...)

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Mahler Symphony No. 2 RESURRECTION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

???????The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra presents the final concert in the 2016/17 FAIRWINDS Classics Series, Mahler 2: Resurrection on Saturday, April 8, conducted by Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Eric Jacobsen. Performance is at Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston Street, Orlando, Florida at 8 p.m. (more...)

Sydney Season Marks A Whole New World With Disney's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

It's been a whole new world for Disney's Aladdin as the multi-award winning hit Broadway musical has been seen by more than 450,000 people at Sydney's Capitol Theatre. (more...)

4th Annual Mystery Fest Key West is Announced, 6/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Celebrated mystery writers, acclaimed storytellers and their fans are set to infiltrate the tropical island city where Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams found their inspiration during the 4th Annual Mystery Fest Key West, set for June 16-18, 2017 at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Grand Key in Key West, Florida. (more...)

First Ever Gesture-Controlled Smart Toy Car Puts Driver in Touch with the Driving Experience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

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Stage Right's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Play the Palace This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Stage Right Professional Theatre Company will bring the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice classic Jesus Christ Superstar to the Palace Theatre Thursday, April 13 through Saturday, April 15. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristen Bell & James Corden's Aerial Duet Is An Epic Fail on LATE LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James Corden and Kristen Bell set out to perform a beautiful duet of Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes's 'Up Where We Belong' but things are thrown when the planned aerial element of the song doesn't go as planned. (more...)

Netflix Commits to Four More Feature Films Starring Adam Sandler
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Netflix announced today that it has extended its deal with Adam Sandler and will commit to finance the development and production of four more feature length films starring the successful comedian. (more...)

Scoop: THE ORIGINALS on THE CW - Friday, April 14, 2017
by - Mar 29, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE ORIGINALS, airing on THE CW on Friday, April 14, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, April 14, 2017
by - Mar 29, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN, airing on THE CW on Friday, April 14, 2017! (more...)

17 Metro Acts to Participate in 2017 STL Teen Talent Competition at the Fabulous Fox
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

???????17 metro area high school acts (29 individual finalists) will compete in the 7th Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Saturday, April 8th at 8pm at The Fabulous Fox Theatre (a list of acts can be found here). (more...)

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC to Feature Broadway and Local Talent in Spring Lineup at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC returns to the historic Catalina Jazz Club with its 14th presentation of original musical theater material in a classic cabaret setting.  Join us as we premiere songs from the far corners of the country and beyond.  Discover your new favorite musical theater songs, before they become the stuff of Broadway legend!   (more...)

FROM THE BODONI COUNTY SONGBOOK ANTHOLOGY: A MUSICAL REVIEW (OF SORTS) Continues Its Journey with a Stage Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

SandRico Productions will present a musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of "From the Bodoni County Songbook Anthology:  A Musical Review (of sorts)" with original text and lyrics by Frank Gagliano and music by the late Claibe Richardson.  This free reading, featuring a cast of seven and directed by Melissa Martin, will be held on Monday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Stage (off the WALL productions), 25 West Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. (more...)

Previews Start Thursday for WAM Theatre's EMILE...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

WAM Theatre's eighth season continues with the limited run remount of the company's very successful 2013 production of Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight, written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by WAM Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, featuring the entire original cast. The production will run from March 30-April 9, 2017, and be presented at Shakespeare & Company's Tina Packer Playhouse in Lenox.   (more...)

Tickets for WEST SIDE STORY MPAC's Spring Production On Sale 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Tickets for MPAC's fifth annual spring musical, West Side Story, go on sale Friday, March 31 at 10 am. Four shows will take place between June 2 and June 4. Tickets are $20-25. (more...)

BWW Previews: TYLER CONROY AND HIS BROADWAY BAES at 54 Below
by Gianluca Russo - Mar 28, 2017

Singer/songwriter Tyler Conroy is gearing up to make his 54 Below debut on May 20. With a band set and song list in the works, only one important factor remains: which of his #BroadwayBaes will take the stage to perform with him. In an effort to convince his favorite performers to come along, Conroy composed an original song, available below, asking his #BroadwayBaes for their help. (more...)

Casting Announced for VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Citadel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Citadel Theatre's 2016-17 season concludes with Christopher Durang's Tony Award®-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang's comedy, an updating and mash-up of characters, plot devices and themes from Chekhov's four major plays, won the Tony for Best Production of a Play in the 2013 Tony Awards. Replacing the traditional Chekhovian country estate is the play's setting in a Bucks County, Pennsylvania farmhouse, complete with a cherry orchard of sorts. Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia, named for characters from Chekhov plays by their late professor parents, are living in the family home now owned by their actress sister Masha, who pays the bills. (more...)

Syracuse Stage presents Pulitzer-Prize Winning Drama HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Come along for the ride as Syracuse Stage presents Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama How I Learned to Drive.This deeply compassionate play looking into how one woman's courage to face a troubled time in her past leads her to take control of her own life opens April 7 in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St. There will be two preview performances on Wednesday, April 5, and Thursday, April 6. (more...)

Summer Art Camps Announced at the Holland Area Arts Council
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Fine Arts Camps are available for all ages, grades 3 through 12, hosted by the Holland Area Arts Council. The classic 8th Street Fine Arts Camp for grades 3-6 will explore the artwork of Yayoi Kusama, the Polka Dot Queen, and draw inspiration from her vibrant colors, polka dots and infinity rooms. Another quilting camp for grades 5-8 will explore the quilts of modern master Nancy Crow, and each student will again bring home pieced and tied quilt! (more...)

Presenting: Summer at Playhouse on Park With Young Actor Musical Theatre Preparatory Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Registration for the Young Actor Musical Theater Preparatory Program at Playhouse on Park is now open! Running from July 10-July 21, this two week full-day intensive musical theatre program introduces and prepares young actors for future training and/or performance in music, dance and theater. We are happy to work with students of all backgrounds and levels of training. All are welcome! (more...)

International Festival of Arts & Ideas Announces 2017 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas today announced complete details for Festival 2017, which will begin on June 3 and continues for three weeks through June 24 in New Haven, Connecticut.  (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

At an announcement party held today, Artistic Director Ray Jivoff unveiled Skylight Music Theatre's 2017-18 Season line-up of 'firsts' -- five shows that have never been produced at Skylight.  (more...)

MEN ON BOATS, BOUNDLESS Premiere and More Highlight Cape Rep Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre is celebrating its 32nd season with an exciting line up of plays and musicals, all of them Cape Cod premieres, one fresh from New York. The Indoor Theater season will open with Richard Nelson's Regular Singing, followed by Jaclyn Backhaus' ingenious comedy, Men On Boats. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Open Friday in Brooklyn Heights
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Veteran director and long-time member of the Brooklyn Heights Players, Bernard Bosio is at the helm of the Tony Award-Winning Comedy, 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' opening this Friday, March 31st at 8:00PM. (more...)

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