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THE NFL ON CBS Scores Network's Best AFC Wild Card Game Rating Since 2014
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

THE NFL ON CBS's broadcast of the AFC Wild Card Playoff game featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers' win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Jan. 8 (1:00-4:15 PM, ET) scored its highest overnight household rating/share in the metered markets since 2014 for the AFC Wild Card game. (more...)

Vapor Corp. Announces Extension of Cash Tender Offer to Purchase Outstanding Series A Warrants
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

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Improv Back on Stage this January with TWO PARROTS AND A SANDCASTLE at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Improv makes its way back to the Alexander Bar, Theatre and Café with Megan Furniss and company in the hour-long TWO PARROTS AND A SANDCASTLE. (more...)

Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Public Theater has announced casting for JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne. (more...)

Vanessa Williams Signs on for Broadway Series at the Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Vanessa Williams, the Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award nominated superstar, will make her Broadway Up Close concert series debut at The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on Saturday, January 21 at 8:00 PM, co-starring SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid Bring THIS IS NOT AMERICA... HALLELUJAH at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid, armed with one piano and four hands, aim to seduce audiences in THIS IS NOT AMERICA... HALLELUJAH with their unique brand of humour and extraordinary musicality. (more...)

PICTURE INCOMPLETE to Play Return Season at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Through storytelling and song, PICTURE INCOMPLETE sketches out the portrait of a man's life as he celebrates a rather unusual birthday on which an eviction notice arrives advising him to vacate his apartment. (more...)

Jeremy Benton Returning to Off-Broadway's CAGNEY This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, welcomes back Broadway's Jeremy Benton (42nd Street, national tour of Irving Berlin's White Christmas) to the company beginning Wednesday, January 11th. (more...)

BROOKLYN SOUND Musical Duo to Bring 'WAYWARD BRAINCHILDREN' to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Noel Carey ("Murder for Two") and Julia Mattison ("Godspell," "How to Be Single") will present their new show "Wayward Brainchildren" at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, January 13th at 9:30.  (more...)

VIDEO: Christopher Jackson Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, HAMILTON & More on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Tony nominee Christopher Jackson stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY to discuss his new CBS drama series BULL and explains what first inspired him to move to New York to pursue a career in theater. (more...)

Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid Bring THIS IS NOT AMERICA... HALLELUJAH at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid, armed with one piano and four hands, aim to seduce audiences in THIS IS NOT AMERICA... HALLELUJAH with their unique brand of humour and extraordinary musicality. (more...)

Grammy And Emmy Nominee VANESSA WILLIAMS Brings Broadway And Hollywood To The McCallum In Special One Night Only Concert
by David Green - Jan 7, 2017

The McCallum Theatre and Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald present Vanessa Williams, as part of the Fitz's Jazz Cafe series, on Saturday, January 14, at 8:00pm.From Broadway to Hollywood, Vanessa William is an icon. After becoming the first African-American Miss America, she went on to slay the music business, before making us laugh in shows such as "Ugly Betty" and "Desperate Housewives." With 11 Grammy nominations and three Emmy nominations, you know you're in the presence of an impressive diva! (more...)

Tickets to Closing Night of Broadway's OH HELLO! Among 'We Stand For Love' Auction Items
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Bidding is now underway on a unique array of experiences, including an in-person or Skype mentoring session with LOVING writer/director Jeff Nichols; two tickets to closing night of OH HELLO ON BROADWAY and a meet & greet with star Nick Kroll. (more...)

Boston Symphony Presents Rare Concert of VIVALDI, KROMMER, JOLIVET, ROTA and SCHUMANN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

To ring in the New Year, Assistant Conductor Ken-David Masur and the Boston Symphony Orchestra dedicate three concerts Thursday, January 5-Saturday, January 7 to the artistry of nine BSO members performing as soloists with the orchestra. The program includes Vivaldi's Piccolo Concerto in C, RV 443, featuring Cynthia Meyers as soloist; Krommer's Concerto No. 2 for two clarinets and orchestra, Op. 91, featuring William R. Hudgins and Michael Wayne; Jolivet's Concertino for trumpet, piano, and strings, featuring BSO principal trumpet Thomas Rolfs; Rota's Trombone Concerto, featuring principal trombone Toby Oft; and Schumann's Konzertstuck (Concert Piece) for four horns and orchestra, featuring horn players James Sommerville, Michael Winter, Rachel Childers, and Jason Snider. (more...)

New Stand-ups, New Show Times Slated for 2017 at UP Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

UP Comedy Club is ready for winter with a slate of new stand-ups in January and the return of our hit show #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment in February. (more...)

DVR Alert: HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson to Stop by Live with Kelly This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Tony Award-nominee for 'Hamilton', Christopher Jackson, will be swinging by Live with Kelly, Monday, January 9th to discuss his role on the CBS television drama, 'Bull.'  (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

The Drama League Opens Applications for 2017 Directing Fellowships; New TV/Film Initiative!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Drama League today announced that applications are now available for the 2017 Directors Project Fellowships, the award-winning career development programs for emerging stage directors. (more...)

Birdland Presents Joey DeFrancesco Quartet, Natalie Douglas and More Week of 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

TOOTSIE Stage Adaptation Headed to Broadway in 2018?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

As reported back in 2012, the 1982 comedy film TOOTSIE, which starred Academy Award-winner Dustin Hoffman, is being adapted for Broadway by Scott Sanders, producer behind THE COLOR PURPLE and more. Now, according to an interview with the Australian, TOOTSIE 'is about a year away.' (more...)

Bookworks Albequerque Presents January Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

January brings events to Bookworks that explore transformations, education, social issues like war and charity, and great new literature. (more...)

Pipilotti Rist Presents OPEN MY GLADE (FLATTEN) on Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to Midnight every night in January. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC)and Times Square Arts, and is presented in partnership with the record-breaking survey exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest, on view at the New Museum through January 15. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at Lakewood Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the THIRD SHOW of our 78th SEASON - Musical Cult Classic: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOWwith Music, Book & Lyrics by Richard O'Brien. Proudly Sponsored by PACIFIC AIR SYSTEMS and LAKEWOOD FORD. (more...)

January Brings a New Year and New Specials at The LINQ Promenade
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The LINQ Promenade - Caesars Entertainment's open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district at the center of the Las Vegas Strip - celebrates the beginning of 2017 with Chinese New Year and football specials throughout the month of January. Guests can also enjoy daily specials and entertainment throughout the promenade.  (more...)

Joan Osborne, PWR BTTM, Time for Three and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from January 4-15, 2017. Scroll down and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Comedy Central to Present THE BARSTOOL RUNDOWN: LIVE FROM HOUSTON, Beg. 1/30
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Comedy Central and Barstool Sports will touch down in Texas for a week of “Barstool Rundown” specials for the final game of the 2016 season in Houston. The #1 brand in comedy greenlit four half-hour sports comedy specials titled, THE BARSTOOL RUNDOWN: LIVE FROM HOUSTON set to kick-off the week leading up to the big game beginning on Monday, January 30 at Midnight ET/PT. (more...)

UP, UP AND AWAY! A Musical Fable Starring Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. Comes to The Orleans Showroom 2/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

"Up, Up and Away! A Musical Fable Starring Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr." will dazzle fans at The Orleans Showroom on Feb. 11-12. (more...)

Akvavit Theatre Announces New Artistic Leadership; Associate Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Akvavit Theatre, Chicago's premier Nordic Theatre Company, will launch 2017 with new artistic leadership and an expanded ensemble. Five year Akvavit veterans Kirstin Franklin and Breahan Pautsch will serve as the company's new Co-Artistic Directors, succeeding Artistic Director Chad Eric Bergman and Managing Artistic Director Bergen Anderson, who have served since 2009. Bergman and Anderson will remain with Akvavit as Founders and as part of the original company, which still includes Mark Litwicki and Matthew Isler. Additionally, Akvavit welcomes eight new Associate company members: Richard Gilbert, Joe Giovannetti, Sarah Giovannetti, Nigel Harsch, Paulette Hicks, Micah Kronlokken, Julie Mitre and Amber Robinson.  (more...)

BWW Review: Innovative INTO THE WOODS Examines 'Happily Ever After' at Connor Palace
by Roy Berko - Jan 16, 2017

Contemporary musical theater and jazz, are two major contributions to the arts of the world that have come from the United States. Originally filled with escapist reviews and song and dance shows, with no story or purpose other than to entertain, the American musical has evolved into a format to tell tales of importance (HAMILTON), highlight sociological and societal changes (HAIR) and make pleas for understanding (RENT). (more...)

Doug Benson Stars in New Comedy Central Series THE HIGH COURT, Premiering 2/27
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Odor in the court! The “highest court in the land” just took on a new meaning in THE HIGH COURT, a new Comedy Central series from comedian Doug Benson. (more...)

JENNA ESPOSITO Launches 2017 New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Season at Metropolitan Room With Award-Nominated CONNIE FRANCIS Tribute Show, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Singer/Actress Jenna Esposito made her New York nightclub debut in 2004, and has been delighting audiences across the country ever since. Esposito is perhaps best known for her tribute to iconic pop singer Connie Francis-Jenna Esposito Sings Connie Francis-a show that has been a smash hit among audiences and critics since it debuted in 2009. Connie Francis herself has praised Jenna's work, raving, 'I've known and loved Jenna for years and love the way she sings. I'm so grateful for the love and respect she shows to the catalog of songs that has been so good to me through the years.' Now Esposito will be reprising her critically acclaimed show to launch the 2017 season of the BroadwayWorld.com Award-Nominated series NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS at the Metropolitan Room on February 13 at 7 pm. (more...)

Stephanie Riso's THE STORM Concludes MTAP's First Season of Hot Metal Musicals Incubator Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator presents its third installment of new musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of The Storm with book, lyrics and music by Stephanie Riso. This free reading, featuring a cast of 15 and directed by Pittsburgh CLO's producing director Mark Fleischer, will be held on Sunday, January 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the Pittsburgh CLO's Charles Gray Auditorium, 130 CLO Academy Way in downtown Pittsburgh. MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator readings are being presented with the extensive cooperation and support of the Pittsburgh CLO. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces February 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Events for the Upcoming Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Russ Chimes Brings in 2017 with Incredible 'Drift' Featuring Iris Gold
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

South East London's Russ Chimes has been an unwavering talent as producer, songwriter, remixer, and DJ for the past 7 years now. Every turn as an artist he's provided us with excellence within his work and the start of 2017 sees no change in form. (more...)

BWW Audio: 'King of Voice-Overs' Joe Sirola Records TV Spot for Off-Broadway's CAGNEY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Joe Sirola, who has been called the 'King of Voice-Overs' - having been heard or seen in over 10,000 commercials throughout his long and fun career - co-starred with the great Jimmy Cagney in his last film (Terrible Joe Moran). Lately, Joe has turned his talents to the New York stage as a producer, and one of his shows is the current off-Broadway hit, CAGNEY. Today, Joe recorded the new radio advertisement for his, and Jimmy's, musical. Below, listen to a clip from Joe's radio spot for CAGNEY! (more...)

UK Premiere of War-Time Gay Love Story YANK! to Play Hope Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

A moving gay love story set in World War Two is the latest collaboration between a leading London-based theatre production company and one of Manchester's newest arts venues. (more...)

Ed Sheeran Announces the Release Date for New Album, Covers 'Fresh Prince' Theme Song
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

ETOnline.com reports that Ed Sheeran announced that his upcoming album, ÷ (pronounced divide) will be released on March 3rd at Midnight. (more...)

Bar of the Week: BUNGALOW in Long Branch, New Jersey
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 12, 2017

Long Branch is a wonderful destination year-round and Bungalow, the NJ Shore's first boutique, luxury hotel has a stylish and welcoming bar and lounge with signature cocktails, a fine wine list, and local beers on draft. (more...)

ALL THE FINE BOYS, Starring Abigail Breslin, Begins on Valentine's Day Off-Broadway; Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The New Group presents the world premiere of All the Fine Boys, a new play from writer and director Erica Schmidt, featuring Abigail Breslin, Isabelle Fuhrman, Joe Tippett and Alex Wolff. (more...)

Modern Day Fable THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY to Premiere at TACT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

TACT has announced that the 2016 - '17 season will continue with the World Premiere of The Gravedigger's Lullaby, a play that arrives on the Mainstage by way of the company's 2015 newTACTics New Play Festival where it was workshopped and developed.  (more...)

Tenth Annual Snow Day 24-Hour improv Marathon Event Takes Over Go Comedy! This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

For the tenth year in a row, improvisers from across metro Detroit will come together for 24 hours of improv comedy at Snow Day X, a benefit fundraiser event from 8:00 pm Saturday, January 14 to 11:00 pm Sunday, January 15 at Go Comedy! Improv Theatre. Tickets ($10-$20) are available now online at www.gocomedy.net. (more...)

Karen Finley to Perform in Steppenwolf's LOOKOUT SERIES 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

This February, Steppenwolf Theatre Company's LookOut Series, a multi-genre performance series, presents two engagements written and performed by renowned performance artist and Chicago native, Karen Finley. Written in Sand: Collected AIDS Writings, a solo spoken word performance, runs Friday February 10 and Saturday February 11 at 8pm; and Unicorn Gratitude Mystery runs Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18 at 8pm (doors open at 7:30pm, general seating). Both engagements take place in Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, an intimate cabaret-style venue connected to Front Bar: Coffee and Drinks at 1700 N Halsted St. Tickets to Written in Sand and Unicorn Gratitude Mystery are $25 and can be purchased atsteppenwolf.org or 312-335-1650. (more...)

Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces February Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Irvine Barclay Theatre has announced its events lineup for February. See the full schedule below: (more...)

Cast Announced For Rose Theatre Kingston's Adaptation Of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the cast for the world premiere of My Brilliant Friend, a two-part adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan quartet of novels which have become a global literary sensation.  (more...)

TONIGHT SHOW and LATE NIGHT Encores Win the Week of 1/2-6 vs. Mostly Original Competition
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Encore telecasts of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and “Late Night with Seth Meyers” have won the week of Jan. 2-6 in key demos over mostly original competition on ABC and CBS in “live plus same day” late-night ratings results from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

From Horror to Romance - Sundance Film Festival Announces New Additions to 2017 Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The final pieces of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival feature film program fall into place today, as Sundance Institute announces the lineup for Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Midnight, Spotlight, Kids and Special Events. (more...)

'You Can't Push Over a Standing Rock' Singer/Songwriter Rich Lynch Returns
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Nashville rocker Rich Lynch (www.richlynchband.com) scored a hit with his most recent digital release 'You Can't Push Over a Standing Rock' that championed the water protectors at Oceti Sakowin who are standing up against the Dakota Access Pipeline. (more...)

New Encore Lounge Comedy Season Announced At Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today announce a brand new programme of comedy in the upcoming spring season. (more...)

TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING Hosts Reception Giveaway Contest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Calling all engaged couples: Tony n' Tina's Wedding is inviting you to enter a social media contest to win the reception giveaway of a lifetime. (more...)

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