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Hudson Booksellers Announces the Best Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Hudson Booksellers, a brand unit of travel retailer Hudson Group and one of the most prominent book retailers in the country, has announced its list of the Best Books published in 2016. Hudson Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dufry AG of Basel, Switzerland, operates over 950 stores in 83 airports and transportation terminals in North America, including 80 full-service bookstores and (more...)

Deirdre Madigan, Stephen Schnetzer and Lynn Cohen to Lead Reading of SOCIAL SECURITY at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of "Social Security," a comedy by Andrew Bergman, one of Hollywood's top comedy screenwriters, on Monday, November 14, at 7 p.m.  (more...)

THE WHO'S TOMMY and More Slated for New Wolsey Theatre's Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

This Spring, the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich will produce the second Ramps on the Moon touring production, The Who's Tommy, which will tour to Birmingham, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield and London. Ipswich will see the show first from Thu 30 March to Sat 15 April. (more...)

Scoop: FREQUENCY on THE CW - Today, October 26, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on FREQUENCY, airing on THE CW today, October 26, 2016! (more...)

Composer Debra Kaye's ENCOUNTERING LORCA to Premiere This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

American composer Debra Kaye will celebrate the New York premiere of her work Encountering Lorca for string orchestra today, October 22 at 8pm. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Print Room at The Coronet's THE TEMPEST Starring Kevin McMonagle and Charlotte Brimble
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The full cast for Print Room at the Coronet's The Tempest is today announced. Directed by Simon Usher, who garnered critical acclaim for his Hamlet at Belgrade Coventry and his Timon of Athens, Pericles and The Winter's Tale at Leicester Haymarket, this is the first staging of Shakespeare by the Notting Hill Gate venue. Design is by Lee Newby.  (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway to Return in Title Role of 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (more...)

Bro Safari Debuts Music Video for 'Reality'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Producer Nicholas Weiller, known to millions as Bro Safari, continues to brand the industry with a searing impression of his hip-hop influenced trap and huge moombathon mixes, that have earned him his stripes alongside some of electronic music's biggest and best. This afternoon Bro Safari released an original track 'Reality', that can be viewed here. (more...)

Confirmed: Andy Karl Will Star in GROUNDHOG DAY on Broadway; Tickets Now Available!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for GROUNDHOG DAY, the new musical with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, book by Danny Rubin, directed by Matthew Warchus. (more...)

Composer Debra Kaye's ENCOUNTERING LORCA to Premiere This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

American composer Debra Kaye will celebrate the New York premiere of her work Encountering Lorca for string orchestra on Saturday, October 22 at 8pm. (more...)

Class Act Books Announces Book Signing of Linda Nightingale
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Class Act Books is happy to announce the signing of award-winning Linda Nightingale as its latest author and the acquiring of her short story anthology, 'Four by Moonlight,' as its October release. Ms Nightingale, a native of South Carolina, has lived in England and Canada, and now resides in Texas. Before turning to writing, she bred, trained and showed Andalusian horses, this knowledge showing up frequently in her novels. In 2012, her controversial novel, 'Gemini Rising,' was voted Best Mainstream Novel in the Preditors & Editors Readers Poll. Her vampire romance, 'Cardinal Desires' won the Georgia Romance Writers Magnolia Award in 2013, and that was followed by her science fiction romance, 'Love for Sale,' being awarded Best SF/Fantasy novel of 2015 by the Paranormal Romance Guild's Reviewer's Choice. It was also voted one of the Top Ten Romance Novels of 2015 by the Preditors & Editors Readers Poll for that year. 'Four by Moonlight' is her first novel for Class Act Books. This anthology is a collection of four short stories, written in the style winning her the above-mentioned award, with a paranormal romance theme. Class Act Books came under new ownership in 2013. Their goal is to provide quality reading entertainment in all genres to their readers. (more...)

Tony Winner Patina Miller to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen, Patina Miller (CBS' 'Madam Secretary,' PBS' 'Mercy Street,' 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay,' Pippin on Broadway), will bring An Evening with Patina to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Today, October 15 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, October 16 (3 p.m.) (more...)

Scoop: FREQUENCY on THE CW - Wednesday, October 26, 2016
by - Oct 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on FREQUENCY, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, October 26, 2016! (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents the World Premiere of THE LAST TIGER IN HAITI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of The Last Tiger in Haiti by playwright Jeff Augustin and directed by Joshua Kahan Brody. A co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where the play had its world premiere in June, The Last Tiger in Haiti begins previews Today, October 14 and the show runs through Sunday, November 27. Individual tickets start at $29 and can be purchased online at or by phone, 510 647-2949. Press night will be on Today, October 21. (more...)

Scoop: FREQUENCY on THE CW - Today, October 13, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Get all the scoop on FREQUENCY, airing on THE CW today, October 13, 2016! (more...)

LIFE IS FOR LIVING World Premiere to Celebrate Noel Coward at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host the world premiere of LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD, co-created by Simon Green and David Shrubsole. Starring Mr. Green with musical direction by Mr. Shrubsole, LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD was researched by Jason Morell. Produced by Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD begins performances on Tuesday, December 13 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 1. Press opening is Sunday, December 18 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Scoop: FREQUENCY on THE CW - Today, November 9, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on FREQUENCY, airing on THE CW today, November 9, 2016! (more...)

Recorded Books to Publish Edwidge Danticat's THE ART OF DEATH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

corded Books, a leading publisher of spoken-word content and the largest independent publisher of audiobooks, is thrilled to be the audio publisher for The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story, the next book by Edwidge Danticat (pronounced Ed-WEEDJ Dan-ti-KAH). She is a two-time finalist for the National Book Award, and has received the National Book Critics Circle Award and other honors. Nearly her entire catalog has been produced in audio by Recorded Books. (more...)

Scoop: FREQUENCY on THE CW - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
by TV Scoop - Nov 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on FREQUENCY, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, November 16, 2016! (more...)

Tituss Burgess, Sierra Boggess, Bryce Pinkham and More to Perform at NYMF's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, will honor Tony and Grammy Award winning composer and lyricist Duncan Sheik, Casting Director Tara Rubin, and former NYMF Board Member and Treasurer Frank Troutman at its 2016 Gala hosted by Mo Rocca on Sunday, November 13 at the Edison Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan (240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway to Return in Title Role of 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Continues 25th Anniversary Season with Tom Stoppard's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 25th season with Tom Stoppard's (The Coast of Utopia, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) timeless comedy about an all-too-witty playwright who succumbs to the emotional ravages he puts his characters through, THE REAL THING. Playwright Henry is not so happily married to Charlotte, the lead actress in his play about a marriage on the verge of collapse. When his affair with their friend, Annie, threatens to destroy his own marriage, he realizes that life has started imitating art. After Annie leaves her husband for Henry, he can't help but wonder whether their relationship is fiction or the real thing. Delectable and deeply affecting, THE REAL THING takes a look at the absolute chaos of love and trust, or lack thereof, and the passions that often blur our perceptions. (more...)

Shaw Festival's A.D. Tim Carroll Announces Casting for 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Shaw Festival proudly announces casting for Artistic Director Tim Carroll's first season. The Shaw's 2017 ensemble is a mix of new faces and Festival favourites - each actor ready to entertain and excite audiences in this season's 11 productions. (more...)

Scoop: FREQUENCY on THE CW - Wednesday, November 9, 2016
by - Nov 3, 2016

Get all the scoop on FREQUENCY, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, November 9, 2016! (more...)

Southern Cross Soloists Announce 2017 Concert Series at QPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Leading Australian chamber music ensemble, Southern Cross Soloists' 2017 concert season at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is set to take audiences on a global music journey of the world's most inspired stories, featuring a selection of the finest classical musicians and vocalists. (more...)

A Place for Global Theatre Artists and Storytellers to Convene and Develop New Work
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Four stories of family, gender, female empowerment and migration comprise the projects supported by Sundance Institute's Theatre Program at its two-week Lab at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), taking place December 4-18. Dedicated to the creation and development of new musical theatre work, the Lab's projects are cast individually, rehearsed daily and benefit from concentrated, uninterrupted time and resources. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

An evening of film screenings organized by Black Radical Imagination followed by a conversation and Q & A with curator Amir George and filmmaker Jamilah Sabur (presented in by ArtCenter/South Florida).    (more...)

Nightingale Smart Home Sleep System from Cambridge Sound Management Uses Ayla Networks to Connect to the Internet of Things
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016


Arielle Jacobs to Depart Australia's ALADDIN This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

It has been announced that Arielle Jacobs, star of the Australian production of Disney's ALADDIN, will be departing Aggrabah this December 4th.  (more...)

Scoop: FREQUENCY - Winter Finale on THE CW - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
by - Nov 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on FREQUENCY - Winter Finale, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, December 7, 2016! (more...)

THE BABYLON LINE Author, Director to Continue Lincoln Center Theater's Platform Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and theatergoers, continues on Thursday, December 1 at 6pm, with THE BABYLON LINE author Richard Greenberg and director Terry Kinney. They will be interviewed by LCT Dramaturg Anne Cattaneo. (more...)

Barnes & Noble Announces Black Friday Signed Editions Offering
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the return of its customer-favorite and largest-of-its-kind Black Friday Signed Editions offering. Starting on Black Friday, November 25, every Barnes & Noble store in the country will feature a selection of autographed copies of books by more than 100 acclaimed authors, available while supplies last. More than a half-million books were signed for Barnes & Noble customers by highly acclaimed authors across many genres and interests. For more information, customers should visit or contact their local Barnes & Noble. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Continues Tradition of Holiday Classics for the Whole Family with WILDE TALES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues it's tradition of holiday classics for the whole family with Oscar Wilde's Wilde Tales. Celebrated up-and-coming experimental director Jeremy Bloom adapts and directs this amalgamation of short stories. Wilde Tales begins performances on Wednesday, December 7 at 7pm and opens on Saturday, December 10 at 7pm.  All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave. in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.  To purchase tickets visit or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

World-Renowned Percussionist Zakir Hussain Returns to Minneapolis 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that ZAKIR HUSSAIN, one of the world's greatest percussionists, the wizardly Indian tabla player and composer, returns to Minneapolis to perform at the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8 p.m. Zakir will be joined on stage by Indian classical, fusion and experimental performer RAHUL SHARMA. Sharma has written music for several Bollywood films. In 2002, he was one of the youngest music directors for whom the Nightingale of Inida Lata mangeshkar sang all the songs for Yash chopra's 'Mujhase Dosti karoge' starring Hritik Roshan-Kareena Kapoor. (more...)

SHAHS OF SUNSET Star G.G. Gharachedaghi to Join 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The producers have announced Golnesa "G.G." Gharachedaghi, star of "Shahs of Sunset," will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited two-week engagement this December.  (more...)

Jazz Fusion Orchestra BANDZILLA to Release New Album BANDZILLA RISES!!!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

What happens when a group of top studio musicians get together in their free time? A unique mixture of sophisticated composition, passionate improvisation, scathing social commentary and biting humor, BANDZILLA play furious funk, sleazy soul, punk jazz and heartfelt ballads. (more...)

Six Playmakers Selected for 2017 Playwrights' Arena at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Six D.C.-area playmakers have been selected to participate in the third installment of Playwrights' Arena, a year-long program that invites a small group of local theater makers to investigate their artistic process and develop their dramaturgical practice. The program is co-facilitated by Arena Stage Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko and Dramaturg Jocelyn Clarke, and participants convene once per month at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Leaves Melbourne On A High
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Australian Production of Matilda The Musical will finish its triumphant Melbourne season this evening, having enjoyed sold-out houses since opening at the Princess Theatre in March this year. (more...)

Aesthetics and Art Change Today: A Tipping Point in Time
by Barry Kostrinsky - Nov 11, 2016

Art has needed it for a long time and of all things, it comes from the political realm. The tipping point has dropped with Donald Trumpeting a New Order unlike Joy Division. The new Don's deal will play out in the arts like a match to gunpowder. (more...)

Debra Kaye Premieres Four New Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Award winning composer Debra Kaye is celebrating the season with the premieres of four new works, Mouth of the Sky and The Dance the Turtle Dreamed from Kaye's String Quartet No. 1, presented by the New York Composers Circle, Encountering Lorca for string orchestra presented by Composers Concordance, and Ikarus Among the Stars for orchestra commissioned by the Portland Youth Philharmonic. In addition to her compositions, Kaye's busy schedule this season will include creating a series of pieces for the New Music Box blog. (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway Returns in Title Role of 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The Old Globe presents its 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (more...)

Carol Lipnik to Bring GODDESS OF IMPERFECTION to Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Carol Lipnik - the spellbinding, wistfully-humorous singer and songwriter called an "ethereal vocal phenomenon" by The New York Times -  continues her current Fall Sunday Night Residency at Pangea through Sunday, December 18 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Impact Venture Capital Makes Investment in Nightingale Securities
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016


THE BABYLON LINE Begins Tonight at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater presents Richard Greenberg's new play THE BABYLON LINE this fall in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65th Street). The production, directed by Terry Kinney, features Maddie Corman, Randy Graff, Julie Halston, Michael Oberholtzer, Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Reaser, and Frank Wood, and begins performances tonight, November 10. Opening night is Monday, December 5. (more...)

Travel to 1943 China in INCIDENT AT HIDDEN TEMPLE World Premiere at Pan Asian Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Tisa Chang, Founding Artistic Producing Director of Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, announces its 40th Milestone Season in 2017 with the commissioned World Premiere of INCIDENT AT HIDDEN TEMPLE, which will run from January 21 - February 12, 2017 at the Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row in New York City (410 W. 42nd Street). The official opening will be on Thursday January 26 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Original Director, Star to Reunite for Druid's 20th Anniversary Production of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Druid Theatre will remount Martin McDonagh's sensational, award-winning dark comedy, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, at BAM's Harvey Theater (651 Fulton St.) this winter. (more...)

Is Broadway Really Diverse? Actors Created Their Own Data to Find Out
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Quartz reports that following being passed over for a role in 2011, actor Pun Bandhu decided he wanted to know more about the racial breakup of performers on Broadway. Was Broadway really diverse? (more...)

BWW Review: Showtunes' LEAP OF FAITH Spotlights Good Voices in a Not So Good Show
by Jay Irwin - Dec 5, 2016

Just a few days ago I reviewed a show that, if you remember, I felt had one major downfall; that the newer songs bringing it from the film version to the stage version had lyrics written by Glenn Slater. Now, just a few blocks from that other production, Showtunes puts up a concert of another film to stage adaptation with all of the lyrics written by Glenn Slater and music from Alan Menken. And while there were certainly some wonderful voices in the concert it just proves one thing that Showtunes needs to pay attention to, not all shows need a revival. (more...)

The Joyce Presents The Joffrey Ballet in Long-Awaited NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), will present the long-awaited NYC return of one of the world's most renowned ballet companies, The Joffrey Ballet, performing the New York premiere of its critically acclaimed production of Krzysztof Pastor's majestic Romeo & Juliet at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater from March 29 - April 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: SHAHS OF SUNSET's G.G. Gharachedaghi Extends Run in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Due to popular demand, Golnesa 'G.G.' Gharachedaghi, star of 'Shahs of Sunset,' will extend her limited engagement in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man as 'Robyn' by one week. Previously set to depart the show on Saturday, December 10, G.G. will now play her final performance on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at The 777 Theatre (777 Eighth Avenue, between 47th and 48th Streets). BroadwayWorld has a first look at G.G. onstage below! (more...)

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