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BWW Previews: BLEACHER BUMS at Playhouse 101
by Cary Ginell - Apr 28, 2017

Tonight, we are excited in welcoming Playhouse 101, a new multi-use theater which makes its debut in Agoura Hills. Located in an office building complex at 28720 Canwood St., Playhouse 101 is managed by Jeff Wallach, artistic director for Curtain Call Youth Theatre. Jeff has ambitious plans for his new venue, including renting it out for rehearsals and concerts in addition to conventional theatrical plays and musicals. We visited the theater yesterday, where Jeff proudly showed us around. Its first production, the popular baseball comedy Bleacher Bums, bats leadoff in the Playhouse 101 season. (more...)

Two River Theater Announces the Lineup of Artists for AN EVENING ON THE MUSICAL FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Two River Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces An Evening on the Musical Frontier, a benefit performance featuring songs from musicals in development at Two River. Alec Baldwin is the Honorary Event Chair for the one-night special event on Friday, May 12, which will begin with a cocktail reception at 6pm. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 15-17 go on sale Monday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. (more...)

Selena Gomez Hosts WE Day with Appearances By Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Yesterday, 16,000 youth from across California came together at The 'Fabulous' Forum in Inglewood for WE Day, a youth empowerment event that celebrates everyday heroes and proves no one is too young to change the world. (more...)

Antaeus Theatre Company's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Extended Through 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Extended through May 14: The Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates its new home in Glendale with a fully partner-cast production of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. (more...)

Auckland Showcases World Leading Sport Performance Innovations at World Masters Games
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Auckland is showcasing its world leading sport performance innovation sector during the World Masters Games 2017 where more than 28 thousand participants are in the region for the world's largest multi-sport event. (more...)

US Sports Camps Announces the Return of Gamebreaker Flag Football Skills Camps
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

US Sports Camps and Gamebreaker Softshell Helmets have partnered to bring the Gamebreaker Flag Football Skills Camps to young athletes across the country this summer. These camps are devoted to protecting youth in sports while providing athletes the opportunity to safely play the sport of football. Campers will train with top coaches, enjoy competitive drills and flag competitions all while reducing the risk of head injuries and concussions. (more...)

BWW Review: AN ACT OF GOD is a Hilarious Offering to Partake Of
by David Edward Perry - Apr 28, 2017

Laughs are bountiful in AN ACT OF GOD at Terrific New Theatre in Birmingham. (more...)

CalAtlantic Purchases 739 Homesites Across 9 Twin Cities Communities
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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Love Weezer and The Strokes? Check out The Technicolors New Track 'Little Charmer'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Technicolors are like a glittering disco oasis in the middle of a desert - creating wistful guitar-driven indie rock that bursts with colorful lyrics, funky basslines and sun-dappled melodies. (more...)

Dutch DJ & Producer Mike Mago Releases 'Crossing Borders' EP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Dutch DJ, producer and label owner, Mike Mago Launches three track EP 'Crossing Borders' on his very own BMKLTSCH RCRDS label, drawing focus on crossing musical borders. (more...)

Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato & Many More Celebrate Everyday Heroes on WE Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Today, 16,000 youth from across California came together at The 'Fabulous' Forum in Inglewood for WE Day, a youth empowerment event that celebrates everyday heroes and proves no one is too young to change the world. (more...)

Key Digital Launches HDMI Matrix Switchers with HDBaseT Output and Support of HDCP2.2, UHD/4K
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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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...)

FAST & FURIOUS Franchise to Receive Generation Award at 2017 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

MTV today announced that FAST & FURIOUS , one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture franchises of all time, will receive the Generation Award at the 2017 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS (more...)

Actor's Express to Stage FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Actor's Express stages Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) May 13-June 11, 2017. (more...)

Dispatch's 'Only The Wild Ones' Debuts at #26 at AAA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

'Curse + Crush' is one of the last songs that we demoed for America, Location 12. We remember so specifically when Chad called us saying he had another song that had really just come into focus, and that it carried a particularly special weight and energy. (more...)

Amazon Greenlights Second Season of Christina Ricci-Led Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Christina Ricci-led series Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING has been given a Season Two order. The network turned to Twitter to announce the news. Check out the post below! Season One launched on Friday, January 27th. (more...)

Live Coverage of 'USA vs The World' at Penn Relays Beginning Today on NBC Sports
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

NBCSN presents live coverage of “USA vs. the World” at the Penn Relays tomorrow, Friday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m. ET and Saturday, April 29, at 12:30 p.m. ET, plus live coverage of the Drake Relays Saturday at 3 p.m. ET. (more...)

Dallas Opera Presents The Everest Trio, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Dallas Opera presents The Everest Trio, culminating in a semi-staged performance of Joby Talbot and Gene Scheer's critically acclaimed 2015 masterpiece,Everest, on the stage of the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. This one-time-only performance on Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. will be conducted by Dallas Opera Music Director Emmanuel Villaume and directed by Leonard Foglia, who staged the earlier world premiere. (more...)

Advanced Energy Celebrates Grand Opening of Xi'an, China, Service Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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Scoop: TODAY 5/1 - 5/12 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 5/1 - 5/12, airing on NBC (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 4/28 - MAGIC MIKE LIVE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 4/28 - MAGIC Mike LIVE and More! (more...)

R. Ring's New Debut Album 'Ignite The Rest' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

R.Ring is Kelley Deal and Mike Montgomery. It is guitars, voices and keys. The music is sparse, abrasive, chaotic and lulling… often within the same song. It is a celebration of / departure from their work in their other bands (Kelley with The Breeders and Mike with Ampline). (more...)

truTV Announces Casting for Its Upcoming Scripted Series I'M SORRY
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Turner's truTV has added a “who's who” of funny people to the cast of its upcoming scripted comedy series I'M SORRY from creator and writer Andrea Savage (Veep, Episodes, Sleeping with Other People). (more...)

Broadway Vets to Headline BROADWAY AT W at W Chicago - City Center This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Broadway at W returns to W Chicago - City Center fresh off the heels of its successful Chicago launch last month, where it featured the cast members of Hamilton. (more...)

Gecko's New Show Exploring Political Divorce Opens Next Week at Warwick Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Award-winning physical theatre company Gecko's new show The Wedding focuses on personal and political marriage. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): JOHN AND JEN's Lynch and Scott
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 28, 2017

Street Theatre Company continues its 2017 season with its production of Andrew Lippa's John and Jen - the sentimental and evocative tale of two siblings - starring Ryan Lynch and Jordan Scott in the eponymous roles, under the direction of Brett Myers. (more...)

Review Roundup: GALA Hispanic Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTS
by Molly Tracy - Apr 28, 2017

The U.S. premiere in Spanish of the ground-breaking musical In The Heights. Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, with book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, music and lyrics by Mr. Miranda will conclude the 41rd main stage season of Teatro Gala. In The Heights is being directed and choreographed by original Broadway's Latin Assistant Choreographer Luis Salgado who also directed a Spanish production of Speed-the-Plow back in August 2015 with a multicultural cast. (more...)

RENT to Rock the Gateway in Bellport Village
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

RENT, Jonathan Larson's famed rock opera that changed the course of a generation, opens at The Gateway in Bellport Village on Wednesday, May 17 and runs through June 3. (more...)

To Be Continued... Examining the History of the Broadway Sequel
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 27, 2017

'CATS 2: GRIZABELLA'S REVENGE'?, 'STILL WAITING FOR GODOT: THE SEQUEL'? Unlike successful films, which often spawn prequels, sequels and beyond, It's not often that you see a 'Part II' attached to the title of a cherished theatrical work. But that's not to say it never happens! (more...)

John Lennon Original 'Sgt. Pepper' Sketch Highlights Julien's Music Icons Auction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Julien's Auctions, the world record breaking auction house to the stars, has announced one of the most remarkable auctions ever to take place in New York City — Music Icons 2017. (more...)

HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Coming to Boch Shubert Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Hedwig & the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, comes to Boston's Boch Center Shubert Theatre for a two week engagement, playing May 30 - June 11, 2017. (more...)

ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival Unveils 2017 Artist Lineup in Urbana
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

On September 14, 15, and 16, 2017, a stunning display of the world's most remarkable and significant guitarists will gather for the seventh installment of ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival, presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (more...)

Michael Mantenuto, Star of Disney's MIRACLE, Dies at 35 From Apparent Suicide
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Michael Mantenuto, a former actor and college hockey player who played Jack O'Callahan in the 2004 Disney film MIRACLE, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017. He was 35. (more...)

THE BOY FROM OZ Headed to Kelsey Theatre This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Forte Dramatic Productions partners with Pierott Productions to bring Allen's musical biography to the stage at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times are Fridays, May 12 and 19 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, May 13 and 20 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, May 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Alabama Shakes To Perform Free Concert On The U.S.S. INTREPID For Service Members And Their Supporters During Fleet Week New York
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum has partnered with the USO of Metropolitan New York to celebrate Fleet Week and our service members visiting New York. The festivities will begin on Wednesday, May 24, with the Sailor Jerry and USO Welcome Party featuring a special performance by the three-time Grammy-winning Alabama Shakes aboard the iconic U.S.S. INTREPID, a WWII-era aircraft carrier, which today serves as New York's Sea, Air & Space Museum. Complimentary tickets will be available to sailors and their supporters prior to the kick-off of Fleet Week. Ticketing information will be announced in early May. (more...)

Photos and Video: The Wall Crumbles at Alliance Theatre's Ground Breaking
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre celebrated its upcoming renovation with a special ground breaking last week on the Alliance Stage. Staff, Board Members, Donors and special guests donned hard hats as a large section of the stage wall toppled over, signifying the start to the theater's transformation. Scroll down for photos from the ground breaking, plus watch the moment the wall fell!  (more...)

VIDEO: Matthew Lopez and Mike Donahue Talk THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2017

Actor's Express stages Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride now through April 16, 2017.  (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...)

SoftServe Unveils Client-Focused Headquarters in Austin, Texas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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CABARET to Play San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden, San Jose) June 6-11, 2017. Press night for CABARET will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Back by Popular Demand, SOUL GOSPEL II Unites R&B Star with Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (GNVGC) presents SOUL GOSPEL II, the second concert uniting two influential & inspiring genres, Saturday, June 3, 3pm and 7:30pm at Christ Church Cathedral. Vancouver's own JUNO-nominated vocalist Warren Dean Flandez lends his dark, rich tone, and silky, smooth falsetto to the 90 voices of Good Noise, performing his own original works as well as hits made famous by such stars as Al Green, Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke, and more. (more...)

Comedians Bring the Laughs to Caroline's on Broadway in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of May, highlighted by headliners Hari Kondabolu, from Comedy Central's @midnight, May 4  -7; Kyle Dunnigan, from Comedy Cental's Inside Amy Schumer, May 11 - 14; Tom Green, host of The Tom Green Show podcast, May 18 - 20; and Marlon Wayans, from the upcoming NBC sitcom Marlon, Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 - 28. (more...)

BWW Blog: Marissa Emerson - Greater Philadelphia Cappies Nominees Announced!
by Guest Blogger: Marissa Emerson - Apr 27, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25th the Greater Philadelphia Cappies released their list of Award Nominees for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

A Film Celebration of James Caan Opens 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

For two glittering weekends at the end of May, the world turns its attention to the movie event of the year: TheCaan Film Festival at Museum of the Moving Image. In celebration of the Bronx-born, Sunnyside-raised, and Sanford Meisner-instructed actor, the film series revisits twelve of James Caan's greatest performances, from May 19 through 28, with nearly all films presented in 35mm. The films feature performances for such great directors as Francis Ford Coppola, Howard Hawks, Michael Mann, Sam Peckinpah, Mark Rydell, Norman Jewison, Wes Anderson, and James Gray. (more...)

Josefina Lopez, Celebrates 30th Anniversary As A Writer with Grand Opening of CASA FINA Restaurant & Cantina
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

JOSEFINA LOPEZ, the award-winning playwright and screenwriter, the creator of the pop culture play and film, Real Women Have Curves, and the Founding Artistic Director of CASA 0101 Theater is about to give birth to yet another artistic milestone in her career, that of Restaurateur.  That's right!  Although primarily universally known as a writer, Josefina Lopez is also a Culinary Chef who graduated with a Supreme Diploma from the renowned Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France.  She has also attended the New School of Cooking in Culver City where she studied cuisine with a California touch and making pastries, as well as the Gourmandise Cooking School in Santa Monica, where she studied chocolate making, bread making, pasta making and pastries. (more...)

AMP Concerts presents BOSQUE REDONDO MEMORIAL GOURD DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

AMP Concerts is thrilled to kick off the DCA-sponsored NMC2 program of events at State Historic Sites by collaborating with JJ Ahboah and Elle Curly-Jackson to coordinate the Second Annual Gourd Dance at the Bosque Redondo Memorial in Fort Sumner on Saturday, May 13. (more...)

A.C.T. Closes Out 2016–17 season with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will close out its 2016-17 season with Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin (June 7-July 2, 2017). (more...)

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