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BWW Review: Coachella Valley Repertory Starts its Season with a Spirited Production of ANNAPURNA, a Comic Drama with Heart
by Audrey Liebross - Oct 31, 2016

Coachella Valley Repertory's (CVRep's) first play of the 2016-17 season, ANNAPURNA, is a finely acted and directed, intelligent comic drama that generates plenty of laughs on its way to a moving ending. ANNAPURNA, which tackles CVRep's theme for the season, 'love, marriage, and life changing events,' with heart and grit, will satisfy theatergoers seeking a play with intellectual and emotional depth. (more...)

#MyCreativeYear: Why Creative Teens Should Share Their Story
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

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StudiGo Mobile Interview Studio, Enabled by LiveU, Transforms Live Guest Experience
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

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Hottest Articles on BWW 11/1/2016 - 11/8/2016
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/1/2016 - 11/8/2016. (more...)

BookBuzz.net Promotes Jeanette Hubbard's CHASING NATHAN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Jeanette Hubbard's humorous style of suspense writing has been compared to Carl Hiaasen and Janet Evanovich. In this quirky follow-up novel, a chance encounter in a remote forest campground plunges plucky retiree Claudie O'Brien into a vortex of crime, kidnapping, and a marijuana hijacking. A pleasant dinner with Nathan, the gentleman at the next campsite, is disrupted by the arrival of a very loud and a very angry young man. The next morning both Nathan and the man are gone, but Claudie suspects something is not right. No one believes her when she tells them that Nathan might be in danger. It's up to Claudie to connect the dots and find out why Nathan disappeared in the Middle of the Night. Recent Praise for Chasing Nathan: 'Chasing Nathan' has a non-stop plot that celebrates the back roads of the great Northwest, and two saucy seniors who can flirt, fight, and floor the accelerator as the situation demands.' - Chanticleer Reviews Chasing Nathan is available in both print and ebook formats. Book Details: Chasing Nathan By Jeanette Hubbard Publisher: Promontory Press Published: June 2016 ISBN: 978-1987857436 ASIN: B01EW7HWLG Pages: 192 Genre: Humorous, Women's Fiction, Women's Suspense/Mystery For more information about the author or the book visit http://bookbuzz.net/blog/humorous-womens-suspense-chasing-nathan/ (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City to Present All-New Co-Production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 59th season with the Lyric Opera debut co-production of Mozart's masterpiece The Marriage of Figaro November 5, 9, 11 and 13 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Drops Surprise HAMILTON MIXTAPE Tracks
by Alan Henry - Nov 4, 2016

Shortly before midnight on the east coast (and the Middle of the Night in the UK where Miranda is currently in production for Disney's Mary Poppins sequel) Lin-Manuel Miranda dropped two surprise tracks from the much anticipated, upcoming Hamilton Mixtape featuring covers of songs from the hit musical by contemporary artists. (more...)

Oxford Playhouse and Arts At The Old Fire Station Announce Return of Major New Fringe Festival Offbeat
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Offbeat is a new partnership between Oxford Playhouse and Arts at the Old Fire Station, giving Oxford audiences an opportunity to engage with contemporary work - bringing 70 shows in 10 days to their front door. (more...)

MercyMe Joins Grand Rapids Symphony for its Only 2016 Christmas Show in Midwest with Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

One year ago, MercyMe was riding on a float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, an experience that guitarist Mike Scheuchzer remembered as 'surreal.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Marriott Theatre's Musical Twist on THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The musical twist on the classic tale of THE NUTCRACKER comes to life for children of all ages at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, now through December 30, with a press opening on November 19 at 10:00 a.m. Filled with magic, mystery and heartwarming numbers, this classic holiday musical will be directed and choreographed by Matt Raftery. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced its new season running May 2017 to January 2018 including three major new productions: a UK premiere, a new adaptation of a classic and the return of the now traditional Lyric pantomime. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 4, 2017
by - Mar 4, 2017

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

Plays and Players with Local Artist Scott Rodrigue Present THE FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Plays and Players Theater and Scott Rodrigue proudly present a new political re-staging of Wallace Shawn's The Fever. Written during the waning consumerism of the first Bush era, this work is poignantly relevant today. (more...)

Investigation Discovery Announces Powerful New Slate of Originals for 2017-18 Upfront Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Investigation Discovery (ID), America's leading mystery and suspense network, and the #1 ad-supported cable network for delivery of W25-54 year-to-date, today announced a powerful new slate of compelling, emotionally riveting programming featuring Real People and Real Stories. (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Gayle Skidmore Hits the Road in Support of Forthcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Amsterdam-by way of San Diego, CA-based singer-songwriter Gayle Skidmore is excited to announce the release of her latest full-length, The Golden West. The album will be available nationally on Friday, April 7, 2017. (more...)

TST to Host 9th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival Opening Night Reception
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Towne Street Theatre, L.A.'s premiere African-American theatre company, is excited to announce the Opening Night Reception for their 9th Annual TST Ten-Minute Play Festival, at the Stella Adler Theatre on April 8th.  Attendees are invited to join the cast and crew in the Stella Adler's Speakeasy for a wine reception, following the Opening Night production. (more...)

Author B. Strong Releases 'The Intersect.... Memoirs of an Addict's Mom'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

'The Intersect.... Memoirs of an Addict's Mom': a searing revelation of the agony drug addiction inflicts upon the lives it touches. 'The Intersect.... Memoirs of an Addicts Mom' is the creation of published author B. Strong, a fierce warrior dressed in everyday clothes who is fighting a devastating battle to save her child from the horror of drug addiction. (more...)

The Ballard Institute and UConn Puppet Arts Program to Present 100 BIRDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to host 100 Birds, a new production written, directed, and designed by UConn Puppet Arts Program undergraduate student John Cody '17 from April 7 to April 9 in the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Theater located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs Center. (more...)

Auto Body Shop Celebrates Women in Leadership with Release of New...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

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Book Now For CITY OF GLASS at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Vivienne Acheampong, Mark Edel-Hunt, Chris New and Jack Tarlton star in the first stage adaptation of a Paul Auster novel in the UK, City of Glass, a brand new production by Tony Award-winning 59 Productions in a co-production with HOME, Manchester and Lyric Hammersmith. Book tickets now for the Lyric Hammersmith run on 20 April-20 May. (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Set at All-Girls High School, to Hit NYC This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Pocket Universe has announced the New York Premiere of a new, all-female production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar this summer, from June 21 to July 8, 2017 at the Access Theater Gallery Space. Opening night is set for Friday, June 23. (more...)

Short Story Theatre presents an Evening of Warm, Wise and Wonderful True Stories
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Short Story Theatre presents an evening of warm, wise and wonderful true stories on Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Miramar Bistro, 301 Waukegan Ave. in Highwood.  Tickets are $10 at the door. For pre-show dinner reservations (mention Short Story Theatre): 847-433-1078. Drinks are available during the show. (more...)

The BAD BOY Comes Home to Strawbery Banke Museum, 3/31 - 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Pontine Theatre presents its original staging of  The Story of a Bad Boy by Thomas Bailey Aldrich.  This classic story of a boy's adventures takes place in the semi-fictional town of Rivermouth (Portsmouth NH).  The production is underwritten by Optima Bank & Trust.  Performances take place  at Strawbery Banke Museum (14 Hancock Street) on Friday March 31 @7pm, Saturday April 1 & 8 @4pm, and Sunday April 2 & 9 @2pm. Tickets ($24) may be purchased online at www.pontine.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door a half-hour prior to each show, based on availability.  With an innovative use of puppetry and projected images, Pontine Co-Artistic Directors, Greg Gathers and Marguerite Mathews, tell the autobiographical story of a lively boy and his companions in mid-19th century Portsmouth, where Aldrich was sent to live under the watchful eyes of his grandfather. Aldrich's boyhood home, now part of Strawbery Banke Museum, will be open to audience members following each performance.   (more...)

The Regional Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's DEAD ACCOUNTS Kicks Off Dragon Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

When Jack, a New York banker, suddenly shows up at his parents' Cincinnati home in the Middle of the Night with a sack full of ice cream and no wife, his sister Lorna wants to know what's going on. Where's his socialite wife? Is he home for good? And why is he giving away so much money? Theresa Rebeck's (Bad Dates, Dragon 2011) dark comedy examines the conflict between Main Street and Wall Street, flyover state values versus coastal state values, and the humor within a family in turmoil.  (more...)

John Bolger, Suzzanne Douglas to Lead AMERICAN SON at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

George Street Playhouse today announced the cast of American Son, an award-winning, ripped-from-the-headlines drama, on stage February 7-26, 2017, at the New Brunswick theatre. (more...)

Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Paul Auster's CITY OF GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Vivienne Acheampong, Mark Edel-Hunt, Chris New and Jack Tarlton will star in the first stage adaptation of a Paul Auster novel in the UK, City of Glass, a brand new production by Tony Award-winning 59 Productions in a co-production with HOME, Manchester (4-18 March) and Lyric Hammersmith (20 April - 13 May). (more...)

Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of Paul Auster's CITY OF GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Vivienne Acheampong, Mark Edel-Hunt, Chris New and Jack Tarlton will star in the first stage adaptation of a Paul Auster novel in the UK, City of Glass, a brand new production by Tony Award-winning 59 Productions in a co-production with HOME, Manchester (4-18 March) and Lyric Hammersmith (20 April - 13 May). (more...)

The Edge Theater Company Presents BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Edge Theater Company presents 'Burn This' January 13 through February 12 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 6:00 p.m.; Monday, February 6 at 8 p.m.  No performance on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5. Tickets are $28; $22 on February 6, and are available online at www.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363.   Group rates are available.The Edge Theater, 1560 Teller Street, Lakewood CO 80214. Free Parking. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SNOWMAN, Birmingham Rep
by Emma Cann - Jan 12, 2017

Although Christmas may be over, the last of decorations swept away and life returning to normality, Birmingham holds onto the festive spirit for a little while longer. The Birmingham Repertory Theatre's beloved production of The Snowman delights audiences for a nineteenth successive year.  (more...)

BWW Review: Nothing is Off Limits for Isaac Mizrahi in Café Carlyle Debut DOES THIS SONG MAKE ME LOOK FAT?
by Troy Frisby - Feb 9, 2017

Isaac Mizrahi has a simple question to ask: Does this song make me look fat? Any variation of that prompt is normally a strong cue to walk on eggshells, but making his Cafe Carlyle debut on January 31 with a show named for and based on that query, Mizrahi took a no-holds-barred approach to the human body and just how hilarious and, at times, revolting it can be. After opening the show with a silky-smooth cover of 'Yes' (Kander & Ebb), the fashion designer-cum-cabaret singer dove in headfirst to his fascination of body horror and the body in general. When an audience member protested over the risque-for-the-room subject of 'vodka tamponing,' Mizrahi brushed it off with a sheepish, 'Oh boy, I have some racy stuff coming.' (more...)

Top Books in Honor of Queen Elizabeth's Sapphire Jubilee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Sapphire Jubilee, marking the 65th anniversary of the monarch's accession to the throne. (more...)

Royal Court Theatre Announces New Play BODIES, Tickets Sales for B and VICTORY CONDITION, and Extra Shows for NUCLEAR WAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Vivienne Franzmann returns to the Royal Court Theatre with BODIES, directed by Jude Christian premiering in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Wednesday 05 July 2017 - Saturday 12 August 2017. (more...)

Stage and Screen Star Ali Stroker Set for ABC's TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Ground-breaking TV & Broadway actress Ali Stroker (Tony-nominated Spring Awakening revival, FOX's Glee), the first-ever performer in a wheelchair to perform in a Broadway show and also The Tony Awards, has been cast in the highly anticipated upcoming ABC drama Ten Days In the Valley, which stars and is executive produced by Emmy Award-winner Kyra Sedgwick. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch the Trailer for AMERICAN SON at George Street Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2017

George Street Playhouse presents American Son, a ripped-from-the-headlines drama by Christopher Demos-Brown that earned the 2016 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award for a new play by an emerging playwright. The emotionally charged play stars George Street favorites John Bolger (GSP's Outside Mullingar, Twelve Angry Men) and Suzzanne Douglas (GSP's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, Wit), as well as Mark Junek (Broadway's The Performers) and Mark Kenneth Smaltz (Law & Order: SVU). Performances run now through February 26, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN SON at GSP is Powerful, Poignant Drama
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 13, 2017

See 'American Son' now being performed at George Street Playhouse through February 26th. Written by Christopher Demos-Brown and directed by David Saint, this superb play addresses the issues of race relations and policing along with their profound effects on individuals. (more...)

Photo Flash: George Street Playhouse Presents AMERICAN SON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

American Son, which earned the 2016 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award for a new play by an emerging playwright, is a ripped-from-the-headlines drama by Christopher Demos-Brown. (more...)

WEST WING Creator Aaron Sorkin to Receive WGAW's 2017 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Aaron Sorkin, the Emmy-winning creator of The West Wing and Academy Award-winning screenwriter of The Social Network, is set to receive the Writers Guild of America, West's 2017 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement (more...)

Wild Swan Theater Presents OWL'S WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Wild Swan Theater, Ann Arbor's highly acclaimed theater for family audiences, presents a special production for young children.  Owl's Winter is a delightful collection of stories based on Arnold Lobel's Owl at Home, carefully created to engage the littlest theater-goers.  In one story, Owl encounters strange bumps at the end of his bed as he lays down to sleep.  In another, the moon seems to follow him home while he is out for an evening stroll.  In a third, Owl makes tearwater tea when he runs out of the real thing.  The warmth and humor of these stories will delight you and your preschool or early elementary school aged students.  Children will help Owl make discoveries through lots of audience participation and a special suprise at the end. (more...)

Wayne James Releases New Etiquette Book, MANLY MANNERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Former U.S. Virgin Islands senator and Senate Liaison to the White House Wayne James has just released his highly anticipated etiquette book for men, Manly Manners: Lifestyle & Modern Etiquette for the Young Man of the 21 st Century. Published by the iUniverse division of Penguin-Random House, the provocative, edgy, 840-page bookthe first of a three-volume treatise totaling 2,100 pageshas been in the making for six years. Since January of 2011, the author has lived on three continents and one archipelagoSouth America, North America, Europe, and the Caribbeanresearching for and writing the treatise, which is already being called 'The most comprehensive work on male comportment,' 'Refreshingly inclusive and matter-of-factly cosmopolitan,' and 'A tour de force.' (more...)

Investigation Discovery Greenlights Scripted True-Crime Movie FINAL VISION Starring Scott Foley & Dave Annable
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today the greenlight of a new scripted movie, FINAL VISION from Lincoln Square Productions. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Sings Out at Open Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Dec 16, 2016

Stuart Landon directs perennial favorite Nick Hughes as Scrooge, in a timely adaptation of the classic story (more...)

The Edge Theater Company to Stage Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Edge Theater Company presents "Burn This" January 13 through February 12, 2017. (more...)

Alliance Announces Selections For Its 3rd Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce the three artistic projects chosen for development during its third annual Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab.  Each project will receive $10,000 to use toward further exploration and development, as well as access to the Alliance's artistic, educational, and production staffs, and rehearsal spaces.  The lab productions will be presented in free performances May 15-17, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Lance Horne On His Current Residency at Joe's Pub, His Iconic Collaborators and Trying to Recruit Neve Campbell
by Troy Frisby - Apr 5, 2017

Lance Horne is developing new music based on acclaimed author Neil Gaiman's love poems to his wife, Amanda Palmer, is working on a top-secret project with Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears and continues to work with his 'musical husband,' Alan Cumming. And, if all of that weren't enough, the Emmy-winning composer (ONE LIFE TO LIVE), lyricist and performer has also returned to Joe's Pub for the 2016-2017 season. Having performed at the venue since it first opened its doors in 1998, Horne is currently undertaking a four-part residency of new material---aptly titled NEW WORK, NEW WORK---for which he's been joined by many of his famous friends. Ahead of the residency's penultimate installment, NEW WORK NEW WORK 3, on April 12 at 7pm, we spoke with Horne by phone about his innumerable collaborators, his history with Joe's and the stars he's still working on teaming up with. (more...)

Blue Rose Music Releases John Oates' Cover of 'I Blinked Once' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Joe Poletto, Founder of Blue Rose Music today announced the April 21st release of John Oates' cover of “I Blinked Once,” featuring Bekka Bramlett. This is the first single to be released from the collective's upcoming An American Troubadour: The Songs Of Steve Forbert album, which showcases a number of notable artists lending their voices and style to classic Steve Forbert songs. (more...)

Portland Stage Announces 28th Annual Little Festival of the Unexpected
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Portland Stage mounts the annual Little Festival of the Unexpected with new play workshops from May 10 through May 13, 2017. Little Festival is a week-long event dedicated to public readings of new American plays. Three playwrights are in residence at Portland Stage throughout the week developing their scripts with input from actors, directors, dramaturgs, and audience members. (more...)

Rodriguez Jr. Releases New Album 'Baobab' on Mobilee
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Rodriguez Jr. returns to Mobilee with his evocative album Baobab. Resident Advisor named the French artist in their Best Live Acts of 2016, and in between his famed live shows, he has created a ten track masterpiece that elicits powerful emotions through music. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, April 22, 2017
by - Apr 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, April 22, 2017! (more...)

FAR AWAY to Premiere at Harvard University, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The newly formed Theater, Dance & Media Concentration at Harvard University launches its third production with Caryl Churchill's FAR AWAY, directed by Annie Tippe. (more...)

NJT Closes Milestone 20th Season with 4000 MILES a Small Story with a Big Heart
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The New Jewish Theatre closes its milestone 20th Season with Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles which will run May 11- 28. It quietly tells of the developing relationship between a 91 year old "lefty" political activist and her 21 year old grandson. Their evolving relationship, spanning a 70 year age gap, is at the heart of 4000 Miles. (more...)

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