WOMEN AND WAR Month-Long Festival to Open in July
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Women and War is a month long festival examining the effect of warfare on women worldwide. (more...)

BWW Recap: The Rhythm of the Dwight on EMPIRE
by Jennifer McHugh - May 5, 2016

Mommie Dearest, anyone? Oh wait, Joan Crawford was probably a better mother than Leah Walker. When I want to watch creepy mothers, I usually tune in to BATES MOTEL. (more...)

VIDEO: Seth Meyers Talks New Baby, Rap Group & 'Late Night' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2016

The SNL alum stopped by today's Kathie Lee and Hoda to explain how his confidence changed once he got a job on television. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere Second Installment of IN THE LINE OF FIRE, 5/15
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

Presented by legal analyst Rikki Klieman, IN THE LINE OF FIRE brings viewers into the heat of the moment to experience the stunning split-second decisions that changed the course of events and tells, first-hand, emotional stories of survival from the police officers themselves. (more...)

Next Installment of Investigation Discovery's IN THE LINE OF FIRE to Air 5/15
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2016

Across the United States every day, brave men and women in blue risk their lives to serve and protect all Americans. For the second year, Investigation Discovery (ID) turns its cameras on the professionals to explore the critical role so many officers play in protecting and serving. Presented by legal analyst Rikki Klieman, IN THE LINE OF FIRE brings viewers into the heat of the moment to experience the stunning split-second decisions that changed the course of events and tells, first-hand, emotional stories of survival from the police officers themselves. In celebration of National Police Week (Sunday, May 15-Saturday, May 21), IN THE LINE OF FIRE is set to premiere exclusively on ID on Sunday, May 15 at 8/7c. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 4, 2016
by - Mar 4, 2016

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...)

Carolrhoda Books Launches Six New Novels for Middle-Grade Readers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Celebrate a new selection of middle-grade novels from Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, this spring! Six new fun and engaging titles will delight middle grade readers, teachers, and families alike. (more...)

Alexander Gabriel Watch Company, Inc. Develops Key Partnerships to Deliver Its First Line of Custom 3D Printed Watches
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

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Summer House Residential Memory Care Communities Introduce PARO ROBOT THERAPY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

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Poetic Theater's 'TAPROOT' to Feature New Works by Dominique Morisseau, Jose Rivera and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

As part of Poetic License 2016: A Kind of Now, Poetic Theater Productions presents TAPROOT -- world premieres and re-imaginations of short poetic plays that explore growth and humanity in the context of social justice.  (more...)

Victory Gardens to Host BACKSTAGE AT THE BIOGRAPH: REIMAGINING THE CLINTONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces Backstage at the Biograph: Reimagining the Clintons. This behind-the-scenes event focuses on the world premiere of Hillary and Clinton by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, running April 1 - May 1, 2016. Backstage at the Biograph: Reimagining the Clintons examines how iconic figures are reimagined in a fictional world and what it takes to build that new reality for audiences. Backstage at the Biograph: Reimagining the Clintons is Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre to Present ANNAPURNA, 3/22-4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati ascends an emotional mountain with the regional premiere of the gripping comedy-drama Annapurna by Sharr White. This powerful story unpacks the tangled history between two ferociously damaged people who battle an avalanche of love, loss, and unanswerable questions. Sharr White's sharp and poetic writing returns to the ETC stage in this darkly-funny production, playing March 22-April 10, 2016. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. (more...)

Original Stars of THE DIVINE SISTER to Reprise Roles at Bucks County Playhouse This Summer; 2016 Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Jessica Walter and Susan Sullivan will star in a new revival of STEEL MAGNOLIAS and the entire original New York cast of the acclaimed 2010 off-Broadway comedy, THE DIVINE SISTER - Charles Busch, Alison Fraser, Julie Halston, Amy Rutberg, Jennifer Van Dyck and Jonathan Walker - will reprise their roles as part of Bucks County Playhouse's 2016 Summer Season. (more...)

Victory Gardens Sets Cast of HILLARY AND CLINTON World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces casting for the next show of its 41st season, the world premiere of Hillary and Clinton by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Hillary and Clinton runs April 1 - May 1, 2016, with the press performance on Friday, April 8, 2016, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Reebok Announces 'SeeYa Soda' Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Added sugar, the inescapable staple of American life, is truly everywhere. It can be found hiding in your Greek yogurt and sandwich roll, while highly conspicuous in your post-dinner dessert, and no more so than in your lunchtime soda. It is truly ubiquitous everywhere you eat, work, and play. Starting this spring however, it is no longer quite everywhere, as today, Reebok said 'seeya' to soda at its global HQ in Canton, Mass. as part of a wider, drastic cut to products served at the Home of Fitness that contain added sugar. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 1/8; OLIVER! in Cape Cod, DANGEROUS DREAMS TOUR in DC and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 8, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, Washington DC, Los Angeles, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include OLIVER! at Cape Cod, DANGEROUS DREAMS TOUR in DC, and highlights of LA's NEXT GREAT STAGE STAR 2016, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Tony Glazer and SUBSTANCE OF BLISS at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 7, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Tony Glazer, playwright for 'Substance of Bliss.' Directed by Evan Bergman and starring Christopher Daftsios and Susan Maris, the show will have its World Premiere at New Jersey Repertory Theatre from January 14th to February 14th. (more...)

Patricia Leonard Presents Arthur Miller Reading Featuring Joan Copeland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

In celebration of great American playwright Arthur Miller's centennial, Patricia Leonard will present acclaimed actress Joan Copeland in a rare reading of her brother's short story The Performance. (more...)

BWW Review: 4000 MILES at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - Jan 26, 2016

Amy Herzog's Pulitzer Prize finalist script, as you may have guessed by the title, is a story of long journeys - of physical distance and of years. An earthy, 21-year old, Leo, shows up at his grandmother's Greenwich Village apartment in the Middle of the Night, seeking another place to crash on his cross-country bicycle trip, which inadvertently ends on this night, as he ends up staying with her for several weeks and the two of them strike up a newfound friendship. (more...)

BWW Review: Funny, Throught-provoking THE REALISTIC JONESES at Dobama
by Roy Berko - Jan 25, 2016

What do Tracy Letts (SUPERIOR DONUTS), Yasmina Reza (GOD OF CARNAGE), Amy Herzog (4000 MILES), and David Adjmi (MARIE ANTOINETTE) have in common. Their names all appear on the best new contemporary playwrights' lists. Many also are names which, if you have been to Dobama during the past couple of years, you have seen their plays produced. (more...)

BWW Interview: CFCArts' Director, Donald Rupe, Gives Inside Look at THE CRUCIBLE, Opening 1/22
by April Montgomery - Jan 22, 2016

Salem, McCarthyism, witch hunts, high-school literature, Winona Ryder… all phrases that come to mind when someone mentions the 1953 Arthur Miller play, THE CRUCIBLE.  As we enter Central Florida Community Arts' opening weekend for this classic drama, BroadwayWorld got together with Director, Donald Rupe and Actor, Jake Teixeira, to find out how CFCArts plans to bring new life to THE CRUCIBLE and make this production a success in Central Florida. (more...)

Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN on THE CW - Monday, February 1, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jan 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on JANE THE VIRGIN, airing on THE CW on Monday, February 1, 2016 (more...)

BWW Review: Karen Oberlin Presents Captivating Revival Of Frank Loesser Tribute Show As One Of 'Cabaret's Greatest Hits' at Metropolitan Room
by Alix Cohen - Jan 15, 2016

Karen Oberlin's original performance of Heart & Soul: The Songs of Frank Loesser in 2010 (Loesser's Centennial celebration year) at The Algonquin Hotel's legendary Oak Room earned her a MAC Award nomination for “Best Major Artist” (as well as an award for the Live CD) and sterling reviews. Hence, the show's inclusion in Producer Stephen Hanks' monthly Metropolitan Room series, New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits (which launched last August and runs through 2016). Oberlin's captivating performance Wednesday evening showcased not only her acknowledged prowess with plumy ballads, but also her flair for comedy and an aptitude that handles nuanced jazz with seamless transitions. The vocalist was joined by her original collaborators, Musical Director Jon Weber on piano and Sean Smith on bass, while the show was directed by the piece's original helmsman, Eric Michael Gillett. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mamie Hansberry Shares Memories of her Sister Lorraine at A RAISIN IN THE SUN by Kentwood Players
by Shari Barrett - Jan 12, 2016

Kentwood Players proudly welcomed Mamie Hansberry, the sister of "A RAISIN IN THE SUN" playwright Lorraine Hansberry, to their production of the classic family drama on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Ms. Hansberry attended the play with several family members and shared how proud her entire family is of "everyone who has ever been a part of it." She has seen hundreds of productions in the past six decades and remarked that each member of the Kentwood Players cast "brought their own unique understanding and insights into her sister's remarkable characters." (more...)

New Historical Fiction, A TRUE LOVE'S INVADER is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

In Australia in the early 1950s, twins Alison and Clare Jenson are as different as night and day. Alison is quiet and reserved while Clare is daring and ambitious. When they meet a man from Sydney, Daniel, they both fall for him. Later reunited, Alison and Daniel form a relationship but Clare can't stay away. (more...)

Regent Theatre Celebrates Centennial This Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

? In 1916, World War I was well underway and German Zeppelins were bombing Paris.  Charlie Chaplin had just been signed to his first film contract, Mary Pickford became the first female film star to sign a million-dollar contract, and Babe Ruth and the Boston Red Sox beat the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 13th World Series. (more...)

Jeff Talbott's HOW TO BUILD A CITY Set for Route 66 Theatre's Next 'Driver's Seat' Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Join Route 66 Theatre Company on February 22 at 7:30 pm at Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro for HOW TO BUILD A CITY by Jeff Talbott, directed by Henry Godinez and featuring Justin Brill, Jennifer Coombs, Eric Lynch, and Steve Stafford. (more...)

BWW Review: 4000 MILES at Miners Alley Playhouse
by Chris Arneson - Feb 26, 2016

A finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles is currently playing at Miners Alley Playhouse in downtown Golden. (more...)

Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN on THE CW - Monday, March 14, 2016
by - Feb 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on JANE THE VIRGIN, airing on THE CW on Monday, March 14, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, March 5, 2016
by TV Scoop - Feb 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, March 5, 2016! (more...)

BWW Interview: David Furr Is Banged Up and Bruised in NOISES OFF
by Joseph F. Panarello - Feb 22, 2016

David Furr has bruises; lots and lots of bruises. In his stellar performance as Gary Lejeune in the current revival of Michael Frayne's hilarious NOISES OFF, Furr slides on a floor scattered with sardines, stumbles down one staircase. slips across a balcony, gets his foot caught in a box of theatrical props, wields a hatchet and falls down yet another staircase which crumbles apart as he does so. It's an understatement to say that his role is physically demanding. (more...)

MY ODYSSEY THRU HELL Shares Life of WWII Veteran
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

'my Odyssey thru Hell' (published by AuthorHouse) tells the story of Horst Stauber, a German World War II soldier, who assumed the alias Hans Gruber. T.J. Riegle assembled Gruber's memoirs and personal interviews to help complete the biography. In it, Gruber chronicles his chaotic childhood, the abuse he suffered as a prisoner of war in a Gulag camp, and the trials and tribulations he faced while immigrating to the United States. (more...)

DEBO BAND Rocks NYC May 18 at Brooklyn Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Debo Band raises the roof on the Ethiopian musical past, picking up where political upheaval of the 1970s and 1980s quenched the energy of one of East Africa's most prolific, vibrant scenes. (more...)

Wendy Butler Announces THE TALE OF TITO'S TAIL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Wendy Butler, a creative author, has completed her new book 'The Tale of Tito's Tail': an imaginative and extraordinary life lesson for children of all ages! (more...)

DEBO BAND to Release New Album 'Ere Gobez,' 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Debo Band raises the roof on the Ethiopian musical past, picking up where political upheaval of the 1970s and 1980s quenched the energy of one of East Africa's most prolific, vibrant scenes. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lucas Hnath's HILLARY AND CLINTON at Victory Gardens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater presents the World Premiere of Hillary and Clinton by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Hillary and Clinton runs April 1 - May 1, 2016, with the press performance on Friday, April 8, 2016, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Clea Alsip, Lucy DeVito & Elaine Hendrix Join Bucks County Playhouse's STEEL MAGNOLIAS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that full casting is set for Bucks County Playhouse's star-studded revival of Robert Harling's saucy Southern comedy STEEL MAGNOLIAS, directed by four-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason. The announcement was made today by producers Robyn Goodman, Alexander Fraser, Josh Fiedler, and Stephen Kocis. (more...)

Destination America to Premiere ANN: THE HAUNTED DOLL on Live Webcast
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

People often think of ghosts haunting buildings or people, but haunted objects have fascinated ghost hunters for ages. Now, the network that brought you EXORCISM: LIVE! is giving ANN: THE HAUNTED DOLL her own live webcast. (more...)

Destination America Brings ANN: THE HAUNTED DOLL Online
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

People often think of ghosts haunting buildings or people, but haunted objects have fascinated ghost hunters for ages. (more...)

Road to Opening Week 5: Cynthia Dale On Rehearsals for A Little Night Music
by Guest Blogger: Cynthia Dale - Apr 20, 2016

In 1965, my sisters and I auditioned for summer stock productions of Annie Get Your Gun, Gypsy and Finian's Rainbow being done at The Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto. In true Baby June fashion, I belted out .. (more...)

WATCH: Little Mix's 'Hair' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Billboard.com reports that Little Mix has released a new music video titled 'Hair'. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/12/2016 - 4/19/2016
by - Apr 19, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/12/2016 - 4/19/2016. (more...)

Award-Winning Playwright, Vickie L. Evans, Takes Domestic Violence Stage Play To Washington, DC
by Vickie Evans - Apr 19, 2016

Award-winning playwright, Vickie L. Evans, presents her domestic violence awareness stage play, 'A Change Is Gonna Come', Friday April 22 at 8 pm and Saturday, April 23 at 3 pm in Washington, DC's THEARC Theater. (more...)

New Memoir GARBAGE BAG SUITCASE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Imagine a desolate childhood with drug and alcohol addicted parents, numerous moves in the Middle of the Night with just minutes to pack, multiple changes in schools, hunger, cruelty and loneliness. This was author, Shenandoah Chefalo's life, and for the first time, she is sharing her personal story in 'Garbage Bag Suitcase' (Mission Point Press), a memoir that reflects on her turbulent journey through foster care and bravely presents grass-root solutions on how to revamp the broken system. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Anne Jackson
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for Middle of the Night and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

Tony Nominee Anne Jackson, Wife of Eli Wallach, Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for Middle of the Night and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

BWW Interview: 'Biggest Loser' and 'Extreme Weight Loss' Producer JD ROTH Talks Weight Loss Secrets, Motivation, Setbacks, and New Book Launch, THE BIG FAT TRUTH
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 12, 2016

Award-winning television producer and creator of weight-loss shows such as EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS, THE BIGGEST LOSER, THE REVOLUTION and more, JD Roth has just written a new book entitled THE BIG FAT TRUTH, which is set for release today, April 12th. In the book, he shares inspirational stories, advice, and the secrets to losing weight and gaining the inner strength to transform your life. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PEASANT PRINCE Brings The Story Of Mao's Last Dancer To Life For The Young And Young At Heart In A Beautiful, Moving Expression
by Jade Kops - Apr 11, 2016

Monkey Baa Theatre Company has created another wonderful work for children with their interpretation of Li Cunxin's children's book THE PEASANT PRINCE. (more...)

BWW Interview: 'Biggest Loser' and 'Extreme Weight Loss' Producer JD ROTH Talks Weight Loss Secrets, Motivation, Setbacks, and New Book Launch, THE BIG FAT TRUTH
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 1, 2016

Award-winning television producer and creator of weight-loss shows such as EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS, THE BIGGEST LOSER, THE REVOLUTION and more, JD Roth has just written a new book entitled THE BIG FAT TRUTH, which is set for release on April 12th. In the book, he shares inspirational stories, advice, and the secrets to losing weight and gaining the inner strength to transform your life. (more...)

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