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Cheryl Ann Allen Will Star in Pair of Shows in the Upcoming Months in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will star in two shows this November and December. On November 12 at 3PM she will bring back her beloved one woman tribute Sophie Tucker In Person at the Ziegfeld Society at Lang Hall at Hunter College, 69th and Lexington. Tickets are $23 and available by visiting theziegfeldsociety.com. Ms. Allen will also return to the stage with her new show she recently debuted called, I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will be performed at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) on Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, December 14 at 6:30pm. Tickets are $18 (plus a two-drink minimum). For information and reservations visit www.donttellmamanyc.com. She will be accompanied by talented Joel Martin on piano for both shows. (more...)

New Captain Cuts Video 'Love Like We Used To' ft. Nateur
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Captain Cuts, the Los Angeles based, multi-platinum songwriting, production, and remix team just revealed a video for their debut single “Love Like We Used To” [feat. Nateur] via Epic Records. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Lilla Crawford, Joshua Colley & More Dish on Fame, Fans, and Life as a Child Actor (Part 2)
by Matt Smith - Nov 3, 2016

In this comprehensive, two-part (!!!) BWW feature, our eclectic panel of child actors - including Lilla Crawford, Joshua Colley, Luca Padovan and Isabella Russo (with additional commentary from Savvy Crawford) - sound off on their most memorable career experiences, fan encounters, maintaining balance between work and school commitments and the ever-important topic of putting children in the spotlight.  (more...)

Ford's Theatre Announces Full Casting for 35th Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Ford's Theatre Society presents its 35th-annual production of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, November 17 to December 31, 2016. This "musically high-spirited" and "infectiously jolly" (The Washington Post) production is adapted by Michael Wilson, directed by Michael Baron and features Craig Wallace as Ebenezer Scrooge. (more...)

Chance Theater Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Chance Theater is thrilled to announce its lineup for 2017, which will be the third to employ both stages in its new home at the Bette Aitken theater arts Center. Next year will feature nine fully-staged productions, a workshop production, and three staged readings of new plays still in development. (more...)

Abso Lutely Productions' MUTHA is Set to Drop The Mic on truTV's Late Night Snack
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

truTV will be adding MUTHA, to the current season of its popular television series and home for short-form comedic content, Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack. The show stars actress and rapper Mandy May Cheetham and is co-produced by Abso Lutely Productions (Comedy Bang-Bang, The Eric Andre Show, Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie) and Artsy Fartsy Productions. (more...)

Fury Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL: AN EVENING OF DICKENSIAN DELIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Time travel with a uniquely intimate and immersive production of Dickens' holiday classic, A Christmas Carol: An Evening of Dickensian Delights written by Charles Dickens and adapted by Rachel Martindale at Fury Theatre. (more...)

Hale Centre Theatre Rejuvenates the Spirit of Christmas with Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Hale Centre Theatre in downtown Gilbert is well known for their annual production of Charles Dickens', A Christmas Carol. Since receiving the award for 'Best Christmas Production in Arizona,' audiences have been lining up in Gilbert to see Scrooge and his ghostly visitors. It has become a family tradition for audiences and a must-see every holiday season, with each year bringing a little something different. (more...)

The Critically-Acclaimed, Innovative Holiday Hit Returns to Rubicon CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

 Last season's critically acclaimed, World Premiere hit CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to Rubicon Theatre Company this holiday season with Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Norden (RTC's Copenhagen) and Joe Spano ("NCIS," RTC's Bucky) reprising their roles in this innovative retelling of the classic. Adapted by Producing Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns and directed byBrian McDonald, the 25-member cast features many of the same actors from the original production that earned a "Critic's Choice" in the Los Angeles Times and rave reviews from Ventura County Star, CASA Magazine, VIDA Magazine and the Ventura Breeze. Presented as a play with music, this dynamic and compelling stage version is highly theatrical. Actors narrate at various times, play multiple characters, sing and contribute to the soundscape for the production in the style of the Royal Shakespeare Company's landmark production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens in Ventura on Saturday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m. followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line Restaurant. Low-priced previews are December 7-9. The show runs Wednesdays through Sundays through December 24. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Make Triumphant Return to The Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents A Christmas Carol, adapted by David H. Bell from the novella by Charles Dickens and directed by Steven Woolf. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Marks 37th Season at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Nothing says the holidays like South Coast Repertory's production of A Christmas Carol, an Orange County family favorite since 1980. John-David Keller directs the Charles Dickens' classic, adapted by Jerry Patch, with performances on the Segerstrom Stage Nov. 25-Dec. 24. Hal Landon Jr. is Ebenezer Scrooge, the "Bah! Humbug!" miser who has a yuletide change of heart. Tickets are available at www.scr.org. (more...)

Stefan Lanfer's PRUDENCE Gets Staged Reading with Emerson Theater Collaborative
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC) and Otis Library announce a staged reading of Stefan Lanfer's new play, Prudence on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room of Otis Library, 261 Main Street, Norwich, CT. (more...)

Geraldine Thomas Pens 'Street Life and Prayer'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Geraldine Thomas, a recovered addict, has completed her new book 'Street Life and Prayer': a gripping and cautionary tale about the slippery slope of drug addiction. For anyone who has ever considered experimenting with drugs or alcohol, 'Street Life and Prayer' is a sobering look at the pitfalls of addiction and the road back to recovery. Through prayer, meditation and faith in God, the author found a way to heal her body, soul and mind. When facing the darkness and despair of crack cocaine addiction, she sought the help and forgiveness of God to successfully see her way out. Once the decision to heal was made, the journey of suffering finally concluded. (more...)

Geva Announces Exciting 2017-2018 Season: Inspiring Stories for Extraordinary People
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Geva Theatre Center's Artistic Director Mark Cuddy and Executive Director Christopher Mannelli are proud to announce the 11 major productions and events of the much anticipated 2017-2018 Season, the non-profit theatre's 45th year of making professional theatre of a national standard in Rochester. (more...)

Celebrate St George's Day with St George's Hall and L'Orchestra Dell'Arte
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Celebrate St George's Day in style in the beautiful surroundings of St George's Hall as they welcome back their sensational orchestra in residence L'Orchestra dell'Arte who return on Sunday 23rd April. (more...)

The Mama Foundation to Launch Spring 2017 Season with Revival of 'ALIVE!'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Vy Higginsen and The Mama Foundation for The Arts announces their Spring 2017 Season with the revival of the hit musical ALIVE! 55+ and Kickin' at The Dempsey Theater in Harlem, NY on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7pm, followed by Saturday matinees on May 6th, 13th and 20th at 1pm. (more...)

Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory Proudly Announce their 2017-18 Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Monday, March 20, 2017, Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly announced their 2017-18 seasons in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Rebecca Isbell Shares BIRDIE'S SONG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Rebecca Isbell has completed her new book, 'Birdie's Song': a gripping and potent story of a woman who is blessed with the incredible experience of visiting Heaven and receiving guidance from God. (more...)

CeBIT 2017 - Hanover, Hall 4, itelligence AG is an SAP Premium Partner
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

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OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Opens Friday at Clague
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Clague Playhouse presents its 4th production of the 89th season, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley. Opening St. Patrick's Day, March 17th, and running through April 9th, 2017, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR is an Irish tale about how it's Never Too Late to take a chance on love. (more...)

Ask Any Dancer. Taking Class Makes You Feel Happy.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Get ready for spring in the Marblehead School of Ballet's (MSB) adult ballet class on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the studio, located at 115 Pleasant Street, in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  Dancers with elementary and intermediate levels of are invited to register for a series or drop-in and take a dance class. (more...)

GYPSY, FRANKENSTEIN, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for Theater Works' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Theater Works 2017-18 season sees the return of lauded composers, masterful writers and classic tales come to life. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY at Old Opera House
by Johnna Leary - Mar 10, 2017

Directed by Steven Brewer and debuting on the Old Opera House stage, The Savannah Sipping Society is a hysterical and sentimental show about the relationship between four women, formed over an impromptu happy hour. (more...)

THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY to Open at the Old Log Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

This new comedy makes its Regional Premiere at the Old Log Theatre with a preview performance on Friday March 3, 2017 and Opening night on Saturday March 4, 2017 (more...)


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Photo Flash: Georgia Ensemble Theatre to Premiere Atlanta Playwright Topher Payne's New Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its string of successful comedies from Atlanta playwright Topher Payne with the premiere of Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance Is Required. The production runs January 5th through 22nd, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Veteran Atlanta director and actor Shannon Eubanks will be reunited with playwright Payne to once again direct his latest comedy. Sponsorship for this production is graciously provided by the Robert W. Hagan Family Foundation. (more...)

Matthew Hydzik and Janine DiVita Will Turn Back Time in BENJAMIN BUTTON THE MUSICAL Reading at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the staged reading of the new musical Benjamin Button The Musical with music by Natalie Tenenbaum (More Stars Than There Are in Heaven), and book and lyrics by Brett Boles ('From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook' on PBS). (more...)

BWW Review: South Coast Repertory's Quirky Play THE ROOMMATE Shakes Things Up
by Michael L. Quintos - Jan 20, 2017

Quirky and surprisingly unexpected, playwright Jen Silverman explores a delightfully fresh and edgy new take on the formulaic 'opposite personalities that live together' paradigm in the new dark comedy THE ROOMMATE, now continuing its West Coast premiere performances at Orange County's Tony Award-winning regional theater South Coast Repertory through January 22 in Costa Mesa. Consistently winsome and, at times, touchingly relatable, the play unveils two very complex, rather dysfunctional individuals you still ultimately want to root for and watch blossom into better people as we watch them long to transform their lives. (more...)

Chance Theater Proudly Presents THE LITTLE PRINCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the first show in its third season of Theater for Young Audiences… The Little Prince. Written by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar, based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, and directed by Darryl B. Hovis, The Little Prince will preview from February 17 through February 25; regular performances will begin February 25 and continue through March 5 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Fyda-Mar Stage. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents TOMMY EMMANUEL: IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

 Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Tommy Emmanuel: It's Never Too Late Tour with Special Guest Joe Robinson-Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

BWW Review: WE'RE NO ANGELS Is Devilishly Delightful Comedy of Good and Bad Manners
by Herbert Paine - Jan 16, 2017

We're just a fortnight beyond the Twelve Days of Christmas, but it's Never Too Late for an Epiphany, is it? In that spirit, Don Bluth Front Row Theatre has extended the holiday season with the worthy gift of WE'RE NO ANGELS, a light-hearted homage to the blessing of random ~ and fortuitous ~ acts of kindness. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, January 16, 2017 - All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 16, 2017

This weekend's big news: The American Pops celebrates '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with a slew of stars in D.C. and 'WRITERS RESIST: #LouderTogether' takes place on the steps of the New York Public Library this Sunday! (more...)

Clague Playhouse Tells an Irish Love Story with OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Clague Playhouse presents its 4th production of the 89th season, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley. Running March 17th through April 9th, 2017, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR is an Irish tale about how it's Never Too Late to take a chance on love. (more...)

Don Armstrong Shares Memoir of Leukemia Battle, FINISH YOUR RACE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Before his diagnosis with acute myeloid leukemia 11 years ago, Don Armstrong prioritized being successful in business more than his relationships with other people. His motivations and goals, he now concedes, were out of whack and he was missing out on the best part of life. In his new memoir, Finish YOUR Race, Armstrong shares the hard-won lessons cancer taught him so that others can empower their own lives while facing their own adversities. (more...)

Jane Street Honored by Multiple LA Music Critic Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

For those that “know” their music, the name JANEY STREET is one you recognize from her hit songs, “Under the Clock” or “Say Hello to Ronnie,” which topped the charts over two decades ago. (more...)

Irish Theatre of Chicago Sets Lineup for 2017 NEW IRISH VOICES FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Following its sell-out hit The Weir, Irish Theatre of Chicago will continue its 2016-17 Season with THE NEW IRISH VOICES FESTIVAL, three weekends of staged readings from some of Ireland's most exciting new playwrights, never before produced in the U.S. (more...)

Craig Canfield Shares THE GREATEST GIFT EVER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

In Craig Canfield's new book, The Greatest Gift Ever ($16.99, paperback, 9781498483032, $8.99, eBook, 9781498483049) he shares with readers his desire to help motivate, inspire, and teach others by divulging what his Christian walk resembled before, during, and after discovering what he believe to be 'the greatest gift ever.' After applying The Greatest Gift Ever to your life, readers will become someone they never imaged possible. The more readers apply The Greatest Gift Ever to their life, the greater their transformation will ultimately become and it will positively impact the world around them. (more...)

Bank of Charles Town and The Old Opera House Theatre Company present THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Four Southern women are drawn together by Fate-and an impromptu happy hour-and decide it's time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they've lost through the years. Randa, a perfectionist, has no life and no idea how to get one. Dot, still reeling from her husband's demise, faces the unsettling prospect of starting a new life all alone. Boisterous Marlafaye has come to town in the wake of losing her husband to a 23-year-old dental hygienist. Also new to town, Jinx, who offers her services as a life coach for these women. (more...)

Clague Playhouse Tells an Irish Love Story with OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Clague Playhouse presents its 4th production of the 89th season, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley. Opening on St. Patrick's Day, Friday, March 17th, and running through April 9th, 2017, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR is an Irish tale about how it's Never Too Late to take a chance on love. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theater for Young Audiences Series Continues with THE LITTLE PRINCE at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the first show in its third season of Theater for Young Audiences... The Little Prince. (more...)

Mary Lowman Says DARE TO DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Mary Lowman, a loving mother of four and grandmother of fifteen, has completed her new book 'Dare to Dream': an inspirational story proving that it is Never Too Late to follow one's dreams and create positive change in the world. (more...)

Martin Kari Releases 'Stories: Short & Spicy'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Author Martin Kari believes everybody lives an interesting life. Extending his variety of writing with humour, he revisits the publishing world with the release of 'Stories: Short & Spicy' (published by Balboa Press AU). (more...)

'Heal Your Power Heal Your Life' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

With over 20 years of experience as a holistic healer and wellness coach for women, Lane L. Cobb, MS, CPC has a profound understanding of the limits women place on their own growth and development and the healing that is available in the sharing of their stories and collective histories. 'When one woman shares her story we all heal and the world becomes a better place to live,' says Cobb. (more...)

CYBERCRISIS Book is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

PHOENIX, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ William Keiper's new book CYBERCRISIS - It's Personal Now, published by FirstGlobalPublishing, is now available on Amazon.com. CYBERCRISIS will arm the reader with crucial knowledge about being hacked, smartphone and internet addiction, fakers on social networks, content over-sharing, the Dark Web and the personal impact of cybercrime. (more...)

Donald M. Ephraim PALM BEACH JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL to Showcase 30 Movies from Around the World
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The upcoming 27th annual The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival will present movies from around the world, opening with ON THE MAP, the true story of Israel's 1977 basketball team, the first to ever bring the coveted European Cup to Israel. Film director Dani Menkin and basketball legend Tal Brody will attend and participate in a post-film discussion at the January 19 screening at the Kravis Center's Cohen Pavilion. (more...)

Freeform to Present Holiday Shorts FUNNY OR DIE PRESENTS SANTA'S SHORTS
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year and in honor of their 20 years of Christmas cheer, Freeform is making this year's '25 Days of Christmas' the merriest one yet. (more...)

Freeform Promises Bigger & Better '25 Days of Christmas' Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year and in honor of their 20 years of Christmas cheer, Freeform is making this year's “25 Days of Christmas” the merriest one yet. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre to Premiere GREETINGS FRIEND YOUR KIND ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its string of successful comedies from Atlanta playwright Topher Payne with the premiere of Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance Is Required. The production runs January 5th through 22nd, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. (more...)

Jen Silverman's Funny and Dark Comedy, THE ROOMMATE, Has West Coast Premiere at SCR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Can a person really change? And, once they break the mold, can they ever stop? Playwright Jen Silverman takes on these questions in The Roommate, a funny and dark comedy that has its West Coast premiere at South Coast Repertory on the Julianne Argyros Stage, Jan. 3-22. Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson directs. Tickets are available now at www.scr.org. (more...)

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