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Join in Rain or Shine at STATION HOPE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce CPT's fourth annual Station Hope event on Saturday, April 29th, from 6:30 - 10:00pm on the grounds of St. John's Episcopal Church, 2600 Church Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. Station Hope is a jubilant community event that celebrates Cleveland's social justice heritage and explores contemporary struggles for freedom and equity. Engage with over 250 artists and 50+ community and professional arts & culture organizations from across Northeast Ohio as they envision, interrogate and seek out hope on the grounds of Cleveland's first authenticated Underground Railroad site, St. John's Episcopal Church. Audiences explore the historic properties while viewing works of theatre, music, storytelling and dance inspired by the most important issues of our time. Station Hope is free, family-friendly and open to all. (more...)

Immigration Symposium to Feature Linda Sarsour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Henry Street Settlement will host its second annual Lillian Wald Symposium. The Symposium, "Immigrant New York: The New Majority," will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, New York, NY 10002.  (more...)

The Playwrights Realm 10th Anniversary Writers Block Party Honors Anna Deveare Smith
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director, and Roberta Pereira, Producing Director, will celebrate its tenth anniversary with the annual Writers Block Party honoring Realm Board Member and award-winning playwright and actor, Anna Deavere Smith. (more...)

8 Arizona Artists Provide Awards for 2017 Governor's Arts Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Eight Arizona artists representing a range of mediums from Flagstaff, Gold Canyon, the Hopi reservation, Phoenix, Prescott and Tucson will provide awards for recipients of 2017 Governor's Arts Awards. (more...)

The Muny Finds Its Full Company for ALL SHOOK UP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Muny announced today its full cast and design teams for All Shook Up, the fourth production of its 99th season, which plays July 13-19. All Shook Up is proudly sponsored by US Bank. (more...)

British Comedic Legend Tommy Maitland to Host ABC's Talent Competition THE GONG SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

British comedic legend Tommy Maitland has been announced to host ABC's irreverent talent show competition THE GONG SHOW, which premieres on THURSDAY, JUNE 22 at 10:00 p.m. EDT. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is today announced for Girl from the North Country which previews from Monday 10 July 2017 with a press night on Wednesday 26 July 2017. (more...)

Lauren Langbaum to Join Rafa Reyes for A MEXICAN AFFAIR'S Cinco De Mayo Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Convergences Theatre Collective is pleased to announce Lauren Langbaum will be joining the special Cinco de Mayo edition of A MEXICAN AFFAIR. (more...)

Browning Cinema Film Series Takes Action Against Islamaphobia
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The DeBartolo Performing Arts Center remains the sole Indiana venue north of Indianapolis scheduled to screen films as part of The Seventh Art Stand, a nation-wide series of films presented by movie theaters and community centers across the U.S. as an act of cinematic solidarity against Islamophobia. The center's Browning Cinema weekend showcase of films, May 5-7, was curated from titles representing the seven countries affected by the travel bans: Syria, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, Libya, Iran, and Sudan. (more...)

Broadway Producer Daryl Roth Honored with Dartmouth's Centennial Circle Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Dartmouth College bestowed the prestigious Centennial Circle Award to Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Daryl Roth at a luncheon in New York last week on April 21. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre and St. Louis Symphony Collaborate for FIREBIRD Performance With Misty Copeland and Isabella Boylston
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

One of the world's greatest dance companies, American Ballet Theatre (Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director), will unite with the seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning musicians of the St. Louis Symphony in February 2018, at the University of Nebraska's Lied Center for Performing Arts. The collaboration was announced this morning at New York City's Lincoln Center and features a once-in-a-lifetime performance of Igor Stravinsky's masterwork:Firebird with Principal Dancers Misty Copeland (Friday, Feb. 16, 2018) and Isabella Boylston (Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018) illuminating the iconic Firebird role. (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Saturday, May 20, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Saturday, May 20, 2017! (more...)

13th Annual Run the Ridge 5K Run and 1K Walk Comes to Burr Ridge, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Runners and Walkers of all ages will help fight childhood obesity during Run the Ridge 5K Run and 1K Walk, Saturday, June 3rd, Burr Ridge, IL. The 13 th Annual Run the Ridge 5K Run starts promptly at 8 a.m. and the 1K Walk begins at 8:45 a.m. at the County Line Square Shopping Center, 150 Burr Ridge Parkway. (more...)

BRIC's 'This Land Is...' Presents Contemporary Multimedia Art by 800 Brooklyn Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

BRIC is pleased to present This Land Is…, the 29th Annual Contemporary Art Exhibition developed by BRIC's Education team, Teaching Artists and students from throughout Brooklyn. (more...)

Flushing Town Hall Presents Shanghai Memories
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Illustrating its mission to provide global arts for a global community, Flushing Town Hall will bring the world to Queens on Saturday, May 6, when presenting Shanghai Memories: Golden Songs from the 1930s and 1940s. (more...)

Ben Vereen to Celebrate Career at Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series presents a night with the Legendary Tony Award-winning actor Ben Vereen on Sunday, May 21 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Unscrewed Theater Is Celebrating its 15th Birthday!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

On May 6th Unscrewed Theater celebrates Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed's 15th birthday with a special "super sized" show.  It includes the current cast as well as many alumni cast members!  Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed (NBOJU) has been a mainstay of Tucson's comedy scene since 2002. Cast members perform for the shear love of entertaining people with their amazing short form improv comedy shows.  (more...)

Korean Chamber Opera FROM MY MOTHER'S MOTHER Comes to Flushing for Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Flushing Town Hall celebrates Mother's Day one day early this spring when it presents the Korean chamber opera, From My Mother's Mother, on Saturday, May 13. (more...)

Photo Flash: Greg Hicks and Company in Rehearsal for RICHARD III at the Arcola
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Greg Hicks is returning to Shakespeare after many years to play the one major character left - RICHARD III. Arcola's thrilling new production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III, starring RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks and directed by Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen, begins previews on 11 May. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Tim Kubart and The Space Cadets to Bring Puppet Workshop, Family Show to Flushing Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Join us for an unforgettable puppet workshop and family show with Grammy Award-winning and Emmy nominated entertainer, Tim Kubart, and his band, The Space Cadets on May 20th at Flushing Town Hall. Tim's mission in work and in life is to spread kindness and joy, and to encourage others to do the same. (more...)

PAW PATROL LIVE! to 'Race to the Rescue' at NJPAC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

PAW Patrol Live! 'Race to the Rescue' based on hit preschool series PAW Patrol, which airs on Nickelodeon and is produced by Spin Master Entertainment, will visit the NJPAC Dec. 9 and 10, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for BIG FISH at Bainbridge Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) presents BIG FISH, running May 12 - 28. BIG FISH is a new Broadway musical featuring music and lyrics by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family, The Wild Party) and a new book by esteemed screenwriter John August (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Bushwick Book Club to Present AMERICANAH at City Winery Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the May 12th AMERICANAH/One Book, One NY show at City Winery! (more...)

P!nk Announces Only East Coast Performance This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

P!nk just announced she will be performing as part of the 2017 Atlantic City BeachFest Concert Series. This event will take place on Wednesday, July 12 on the Atlantic City Beach. (more...)

P!nk Announces Only East Coast Performance This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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BWW Blog: Emma Suttell - Seuss' Stories Onstage!
by Guest Blogger: Emma Suttell - Apr 26, 2017

As I am typing, engulfed in a cloud of hairspray accompanied by several shades of unusual eyeshadow colors. To close out the 2016-17 theatre season, I am part of the cast of Seussical at a small, local theatre in Phoenix, Arizona. In this whirlwind of a show, which intertwines several of Dr. Seuss' beloved stories, I play the role of Mrs. Mayor, the mother of Jojo, a boy who loves to think. The Whos are an extravagant group of people with unusual hairstyles (hence the presence of hairspray sticking to my floor) and an obsession with the colors yellow and turquoise.  (more...)

Actor Jeffrey Wright, Artist Carrie Mae Weems to be Honored by National Youth Charity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Celebrities and other luminaries will converge on Gotham Hall in Manhattan as award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright and acclaimed artist Carrie Mae Weems are honored by The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis), a nationally recognized, Harlem-based nonprofit and youth development organization, as it heads into its 22nd year transforming young lives. Other notables attending the organization's 13th annual VOICES benefit include actors Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale and Michael K. Williams, the Honorable David N.  Dinkins, 106th Mayor of New York, the Honorable Cyrus Vance, New York County district attorney, film and television producers Terence and Rachel Winter, New York Times columnist Charles Blow and DJ Beverly Bond, founder and executive director of Black Girls Rock! The event, which takes place on Thursday, May 11, at Gotham Hall in Manhattan, is expected to draw 500 supporters. (more...)

Kathryn Roszak to Participate in MOVING FORWARD - WOMEN BALLET CHOREOGRAPHERS EAST AND WEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

San Francisco-based Kathryn Roszak to participate in 'Moving Forward - Women Ballet Choreographers East and West' at the 92nd Street Y Roszak will present excerpts from her 'Reverse Flow' and 'Emily Dances' (more...)

Huntington's SPOTLIGHT SPECTACULAR Raises Over $1,000,000
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Over 500 guests honored Wimberly Award recipients Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Tony and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter, while raising over $1,000,000 (with additional gifts still coming in) to support the Huntington and its programs, including its renowned education and community initiatives at the Spotlight Spectacular on Monday, April 24. "Thousands of young people come to the Huntington to see productions each year through our student matinee program either at no charge or for a nominal fee," said Managing Director Michael Maso. "This program is the centerpiece of all our education programs, the place where opportunity begins and lives are changed." (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
by - Apr 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, May 10, 2017! (more...)

Students with High-Functioning Autism Make Great Strides in World Language Education Using Rosetta Stone
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Julie Menin Presents First of its Kind NYC Music Study at Brooklyn Newsmakers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The landscape of NYC's music industry took center stage as the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted Julie Menin, Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, at a special neighborhood edition of the Brooklyn Newsmakers speaker series on Monday, April 24, 2017. The event took place at concert venue/bowling alley/eatery, Brooklyn Bowl, in Williamsburg. (more...)

BottleRock Napa Valley Announces 2017 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Situated in the heart of America's wine and food playground, BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has announced that Martha Stewart, Jose Andres and Masaharu Morimoto will headline the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage, leading a star-studded lineup of celebrated personalities that will deliver memorable mash-up moments during the three-day festival, May 26-28, 2017, in historic downtown Napa. (more...)

BWW Feature: Carefree's English Rose Tea Room a Divine Sensation
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 25, 2017

We expected something quaint and maybe even charming, but nothing prepared us for the divine sensation that is the English Rose Tea Room in Carefree. (more...)

BottleRock Napa Valley Announces 2017 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has announced that Martha Stewart, Jose Andres and Masaharu Morimoto will headline the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage, during the three-day festival, May 26-28, 2017, in historic downtown Napa. (more...)

Casting Announced for St. Louis STAGES 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

STAGES St. Louis is proud to announce casting for its blockbuster 31st Season: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 9 to 5, The Musical, and South Pacific. According to Artistic Director Michael Hamilton, this season's exceptional talent "explores the triumphant powers of family, friendship, loyalty, and community in an ever challenging world." STAGES also announces the cast for its Theatre for Young Audiences production, the fantastical family adventure, Seussical. All subscription and single tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Theatre Bay Area to Honor Carey Perloff and Tony Taccone at BOLD. BRAVE. BRIGHT. Benefit 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Theatre Bay Area today announced American Conservatory Theater Artistic Director Carey Perloff and Berkeley Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Tony Taccone will be honored at the (more...)

Soho Rep. Announces Return To Walker Street for 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Soho Rep. is pleased to announce an anticipated return to 46 Walker Street for the 2018 season. The storefront venue, which was closed in September 2016, has been Soho Rep.'s artistic home since 1991 and where it has produced such notable works as Sarah Kane's Blasted, Annie Baker's Uncle Vanya, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' An Octoroon, among others. (more...)

Can Can's Chris Pink Named Mayor of Pike Place Market
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

With great excitement, Can Can Kitchen and Cabaret today announced that its artistic director and founder Chris Pink has been named the new Mayor of Pike Place Market. A tradition decades old, Mr. Pink is the third Mayor in the succession and was selected by leaders within the Pike Place Market vendor family, including the very first Mayor, for his keen eye for fun and spectacle, and ability to accent the true wonders that make up the world-famous destination. (more...)

LA Mayor Declares Today LA LA LAND Day; Honors Director Damien Chazelle
by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

In celebration of the City of Los Angeles' support for the arts, Mayor Garcetti declared April 25 'LA LA LAND Day' to honor director Damien Chazelle, in addition to the other La La Land crew in attendance, for their extraordinary portrait of the city and its iconic locations (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Thursday, May 16, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Thursday, May 16, 2017! (more...)

BWW Feature: Runaway Stage Productions Welcomes the Community to their Future Home in West Sacramento
by Courtney Symes - Apr 24, 2017

Runaway Stage Productions is on the move!  They have secured funding to begin construction on their new 250-seat theatre in West Sacramento.  According to producing director Bob Baxter, the schematic drawings are complete and they are now in the process of obtaining approval from the city and finalizing various permits.   (more...)

Ingram New Works Festival Features 5 New Plays in 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 24, 2017

Five new plays - including one by Christopher Durang - will be unveiled in Music City next month, as Nashville Repertory Theatre today announces the lineup for the 2017 Ingram New Works Festival taking place in Nashville May 10 -20. (more...)

Two Chances to Catch BUGS! The New Musical from Jonesalee, presented by Asheville Creative Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville's professional children's theatre who recently produced the acclaimed production, THE LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD SHOW, continues its 5th Milestone Season with two exciting May events: (more...)

Scoop: APB - Season Finale on FOX - Monday, April 24, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on APB - Season Finale, airing on FOX on Monday, April 24, 2017! (more...)

ARTWEEK Kicks Off Friday; Over 250 Creative Events Beginning 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Produced by the Boch Center, the award-winning innovative festival ArtWeek will officially kick off its largest festival ever this Friday, April 28, and run through Sunday, May 7. This season's festival offers more than 250 creative events in over 70 neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts. In celebration of the region's rich cultural community, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has issued a proclamation declaring 'ArtWeek' to be observed from April 28 - May 7-a milestone for the creative festival. (more...)

Scoop: SHOTS FIRED on FOX - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on SHOTS FIRED , airing on FOX on Wednesday, April 26, 2017! (more...)

INGRAM NEW WORKS FESTIVAL Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Nashville Repertory Theatre announces the lineup for the 2017 Ingram New Works Festival taking place in Nashville from May 10 -20, 2017. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Takes To The Skies With The World Premiere Of Nick Izzo's THE ROGUE AVIATOR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Known for their imaginative and epic theatrical works of science fiction and fantasy, Chicago's Otherworld Theatre now presents the world premiere of Nick Izzo's The Rogue Aviator. (more...)

Book Tickets Now For THE TOXIC AVENGER - No Booking Fee!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Following a sold-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse, cult rock musical THE TOXIC AVENGER is transferring to the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited season this autumn. Book now from £19.50 (more...)

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