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LIFE IS FOR LIVING World Premiere to Celebrate Noel Coward at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host the world premiere of LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD, co-created by Simon Green and David Shrubsole. Starring Mr. Green with musical direction by Mr. Shrubsole, LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD was researched by Jason Morell. Produced by Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD begins performances on Tuesday, December 13 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 1. Press opening is Sunday, December 18 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

30th Israel Film Festival In Los Angeles To Feature Natalie Portman, Sharon Stone, Jewish Federation, And More, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman will be honored with the 2016 Israel Film Festival Achievement in Film Award, Oscar nominated and Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning actress Sharon Stone will receive the 2016 Israel Film Festival Career Achievement Award and Jay Sanderson will accept the 2016 Israel Film Festival Community Leadership Award on behalf of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, at the 30th Anniversary of the Israel Film Festival. (more...)

The Channel at Arts Centre Melbourne Offers Workshops to Celebrate Melbourne Music Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

To celebrate Melbourne Music Week, The Channel at Arts Centre Melbournewill be presenting a series of creative hands-on workshops, artist-in-conversation events and film screenings from 11-18 November. (more...)

Eagle Celebrates Successful Summer by Doubling Down On Programming!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

This summer, Eagle Theatre officially launched Eagle Theatre Conservatory, an educational program designed to provide theatre intensives for children and adults throughout the calendar year, instructed by elite industry professionals. (more...)

Erik Ehn's New Experimental Drama CLOVER to Play La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew. Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016. (more...)

Registration Open for 2017 Wedding & Portrait Photography Conference + Expo (WPPI) in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

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Jason Robert Brown Master Class and Concert Presented by Theatre Under The Stars
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars welcomes Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown to Houston for an exclusive Master Class and Concert Performance benefiting the Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT). (more...)

Cast Complete for JAG Productions & ArtisTree's CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

The complete cast is set for the upcoming Vermont Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY, a gospel-infused play that will run at Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT. The show, directed by Jarvis Antonio Green, begins previews on November 3 and opens on November 5. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 5, 2016
by - Nov 5, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Kentucky Book Fair Returns to Frankfort Convention Center, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Now in its 35th year, the Kentucky Book Fair will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Today, November 5, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street, Frankfort, Kentucky. The fair is free and open to the public and will feature more than 180 authors and editors showcasing their most recent books, including several writers from University Press of Kentucky (UPK). (more...)

Oregon Teen Invited to Broadway Dreams Showcase in New York
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Salem's Phoebe Jacobs invited to join some of the world's top, emerging talent in New York City. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez and More to Celebrate '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with the American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). (more...)

Cast Complete for JAG Productions & ArtisTree's CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The complete cast is set for the upcoming Vermont Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY, a gospel-infused play that will run at Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT. The show, directed by Jarvis Antonio Green, begins previews on November 3 and opens on November 5. (more...)

Orson Welles' CITIZEN KANE 75th Anniversary Blu-ray Arrives 11/15
by Movies News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

To mark the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles' cinematic masterpiece CITIZEN KANE, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will release a new Blu-ray and DVD on November 15 (more...)

Will Swenson and Beth Leavel to Lead Reading of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUISCAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Following its recent critically acclaimed premier at the North Carolina Stage Company this past May, BNW DEVELOPMENTAL, LLC will present a private developmental reading of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUSICAL in Midtown Manhattan early December 2016.    (more...)

BWW Review: The Rip Nelson Holiday Spectacular
by Misha Davenport - Nov 28, 2016

BWW Review: The Rip Nelson Holiday Spectacular (more...)

Music Institute of Chicago Announces Holiday Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The Music Institute of Chicago welcomes the holiday season and the new year with a series of events for Chicago-area music lovers of all ages. Except where noted, events offer FREE admission and take place at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston. (more...)

BWW Review: Leigh Silverman and Sutton Foster Discover Fresh Nuances In Intimate SWEET CHARITY
by Michael Dale - Nov 21, 2016

Ever since it opened in 1966 as the Broadway production that made the Palace Theatre go legit, the final scene of Neil Simon (book), Dorothy Fields (lyrics) and Cy Coleman's (music) hyper-swinging Sweet Charity has been a trouble spot. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MOUSETRAP, New Alexandra Theatre, 31 October 2016
by Emma Cann - Nov 2, 2016

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap truly is a theatrical phenomenon. The enduring popularity of this classic whodunnit story is unprecedented; its mixture of drama, horror, comedy and farce appealing to audiences of all generations, despite changing social conditions and artistic trends. Now a tourist attraction in its own right in London's West End, The Mousetrap has been running for over 63 years and poses its audiences a dual mystery: who is the murderer, and what makes this play such a runaway success? (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD' Opens Tonight at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Second Stage Theatre's New York Premiere production of NOTES FROM THE FIELD: DOING TIME IN EDUCATION, the latest work created, written and performed by groundbreaking theatre artist Anna Deavere Smith with music composed and performed by Marcus Shelby and directed by Leonard Foglia, opens tonight, November 2, 2016 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Tyne Daly, Jason Danieley and More Complete Cast for Transport Group's A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Drama Desk and OBIE-winning Transport Group has announced that Tyne Daly (Master Class, Mothers and Sons, It Shoulda Been You, Rabbit Hole), Jason Danieley (The Visit, Chicago), Hannah Elless (Bright Star, Godspell), and Marc Kudisch (Hand to God, Finding Neverland) will join Richard Thomas ('The Americans,' You Can't Take it With You) in its concert of A Man of No Importance, which takes places Monday, December 5 at 8pm at the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Students from Across the Globe Slated for Broadway Dreams Showcase This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

On Monday, November 21, 2016, Broadway Dreams will host its annual New York City Showcase - the organization's cornerstone programming event that affords select students the once-in-a-lifetime chance to turn their dreams into realities as they perform for key industry professionals. (more...)

Hoff Barthelson Music School Hosts Cellist Pamela Davenport Master Class
by Molly Tracy - Nov 17, 2016

The 2016-2017 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series opens with cellist Pamela Devenport on Saturday, December 17, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., at Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale.  (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS
by Molly Tracy - Nov 17, 2016

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra presents a "Russian Christmas" with the student brass players of the BRAVO BRASS ensemble. This annual holiday concert takes place on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Church of the Holy Trinity located at 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. (more...)

SCITUATE'S STAGE DOOR STUDIO TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE BROADWAY SERIES MASTER CLASS WITH KINKY BOOTS CAST MEMBER
by - Nov 17, 2016

SCITUATE'S STAGE DOOR STUDIO TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE BROADWAY SERIES Master Class WITH KINKY BOOTS CAST MEMBER (more...)

Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra to Launch 2016-17 Season Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The musically gifted students (age 12 to 18) of the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra (PYAO) will perform their first concert of the 2016-2017 season on Sunday, December 18, 2016, at 3 p.m. (more...)

Join In A Fun-Filled Day Of Activities at NJPAC's DAY OF SWING
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Day Of Swing. Come and celebrate the spirit of swing and the roots of Jazz and Laissez les bon temps roulez! The Day of Swing Community Festival will include: (more...)

New Rep Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through January 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

New Repertory Theatre has extended Fiddler on the Roof, running December 2, 2016- January 1, 2017 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

LPNSImprov to Present 'The MaD JaCKRaTS MAKIN' A MOVIE: The Pumpkin Spice Everything Show'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Going on their Third year of their smart, rowdy and hilarious monthly improv show; LPNSImprov with The MaD JaCKRaTS! takes the stage with LPNSImprov Presents: The MaD JaCKRaTS MAKIN' A MOVIE The Pumpkin Spice Everything Show on Sunday, November 20th at 7:30 p.m. at Theater 68 (5112 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood 91601). (more...)

Kentucky Book Fair Returns to Frankfort Convention Center, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Now in its 35th year, the Kentucky Book Fair will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, November 5, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street, Frankfort, Kentucky. The fair is free and open to the public and will feature more than 180 authors and editors showcasing their most recent books, including several writers from University Press of Kentucky (UPK). (more...)

Lynn University Hosts Musical Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 18 musical performances during December 2016 and January 2017. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

New Repertory Theatre presents Fiddler on the Roof, December 2-24, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $35-$65 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. Subscription packages that include Fiddler on the Roof are also available. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE at Adventure Theatre MTC
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 6, 2016

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Original Director, Star to Reunite for Druid's 20th Anniversary Production of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Druid Theatre will remount Martin McDonagh's sensational, award-winning dark comedy, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, at BAM's Harvey Theater (651 Fulton St.) this winter. (more...)

Steven Barkhimer and Paula Plum to Star in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces cast & creative team for Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, directed by Scott Edmiston, running January 13 - February 12, 2016. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 18 Musical Events in January and February 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 18 musical performances during January and February 2017. (more...)

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC.  (more...)

Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra Presents 2016-2017 Season Opening Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The musically gifted students (age 12 to 18) of the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra (PYAO) will perform their first concert of the 2016-2017 season on Sunday, December 18, 2016, at 3 p.m. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere 'By Sidney Lumet', 1/3
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Prolific and versatile filmmaker Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) made 44 films in 50 years, earning the Academy Honorary Award for lifetime achievement after four Oscar nominations. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 4, 2016
by - Dec 4, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 3, 2016
by - Dec 3, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/3/2016
by - Dec 3, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/3/2016. (more...)

Judine Somerville Reprises 'Dynamites' Role in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Fourteen years after appearing in the original Broadway production of Hairspray, dancer/choreographer Judine Somerville, will reprise her role as one of The Dynamites in the NBC live presentation of the musical, which will air on December 7 at 8/7c. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld San Antonio Regional Awards Update - Sonia Nizny, David Wilkinson Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld San Antonio 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...)

Center City Holiday Concert Presents Bravo Brass's RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra presents a "Russian Christmas" with the student brass players of the BRAVO BRASS ensemble. This annual holiday concert takes place on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Church of the Holy Trinity located at 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. Conducted by Paul Bryan, the Director of Bravo Brass who is the Dean of Faculty and Students of the Curtis Institute of Music, Bravo Brass is the all-brass ensemble of the highly regarded Philadelphia Youth Orchestra-one of the few ensembles of its type in the country. (more...)

Guitar Legend Paul Nelson Releases New Album 'Badass Generation'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Much to the excitement of guitarists worldwide, guitar legend Paul Nelson has released his new album “Badass Generation” to critical acclaim! Grammy winning guitarist Paul Nelson was Johnny Winter's protege guitarist in the Johnny Winter Band. (more...)

American Lyric Theater and MasterVoices to Present 'InsightALT: The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

American Lyric Theater (ALT) in partnership with MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), presents The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turingon on January 12, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 W 67th Street, New York City. (more...)

HB Studio to Host Community Conversations on Race, Racism & Social Equity
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, is hosting a series of community conversations on race, racism, and social equity: 'BLIND SPOT: Speaking of Race,' organized and facilitated by actor/educator Russell G. Jones. (more...)

Photo Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik Ehn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew.  Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street,New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016.  (more...)

Fulton Theatre's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Held Over!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is thrilled to announce the extension of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. (more...)

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