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World Café Live Philadelphia Presents RetroLove 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Just in time for Valentine's Day, World Cafe Live presents RetroLove, an all-original evening of poetry, songs, stories and jazz that capture sweet and sexy reminiscences of relationships before the Internet. (more...)

BWW Review: Jill Kargman is the Quintessential New Yorker in her Café Carlyle Debut STAIRWAY TO CABARET
by Casey Mink - Jan 30, 2017

Jill Kargman is a pleasant singer. Her voice is lovely, in fact, but that is not why audiences joined her inside the legendary Cafe Carlyle for a string of sold-out performances which began on January 17. No, patrons made their way to the Upper East Side venue on this damp winter evening to hear Kargman's hilarious and often cringe-inducing war stories from her New York City upbringing, through her entrance into show business and Manhattan motherhood. Kargman, whose bawdy humor and unapologetic crudeness undoubtedly had some in the room blushing into their cocktails (her euphemism for the mouth, in particular, is a tickler) saliently strung the show together with influential songs from her past which she deemed 'wildly sexist,' and which she was 're-appropriating as a 42-year-old Jewish female.' (more...)

Girl Be Heard to Examine Rape Culture in BLURRED LINES Premiere at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The award-winning ensemble Girl Be Heard, a nonprofit theatre company that amplifies the stories of young women, will present the World Premiere of BLURRED LINES, a revolutionary new show about the normalization of rape culture in contemporary society at HERE (145 6th Avenue, one block south of Spring St., enter on Dominick St.) February 9-19. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL Opens Friday at Actors' Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Actors' Playhouse will present the Tony Award-winning musical Carousel, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. (more...)

THE TOXIC AVENGER to Bring Power Ballads and Mysterious Goo to Breckenridge Backstage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The 43rd Season of the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre - a Season of Love and Passion - continues in February with a sublimely silly musical that shamelessly amps up the camp with power ballads, dirty politics, scattered body parts, and plenty of mysterious green goo. (more...)

BWW Review: One Down Nine to Go: KING HEDLEY II Kicks off Television Actress' Pledge to Stage All 10 August Wilson Century Cycle Plays in LA.
by George Brietigam - Jan 30, 2017

A little bit of King Hedley's ambition might have rubbed off on television actress turned theatrical producer Sophina Brown. Better known as Nikki Betancourt from CBS's hit NUMB3RS, Brown has delved into the Los Angeles 99-seat theatre scene with the goal of producing all ten of August Wilson's plays in the Century Cycle. First up -- KING HEDLEY II, which opened last Thursday at the Matrix Theatre in West Hollywood. (more...)

He's the Top! Rebecca Luker and More to Celebrate Cole Porter at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Artistic director David Loud leads a stellar Broadway cast - Allison Blackwell, Lewis Cleale, Nikki Renee Daniels, Rebecca Luker and Matthew Scott - through Porter's most exquisite creations, including songs from such smash-hit shows as Anything Goes and Kiss Me, Kate. The show runs February 11-13, 2017 as part of 92Y's Lyrics & Lyricists series. (more...)

'Palettes for the Senses' Exhibit Examines Art through Scent
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

CLEVELAND, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Indigo Perfumery, Ohio's only perfume gallery, collaborates with HEDGE Gallery to presentPalettes for the Senses: Art + Scent Demystified. (more...)

Scoop: DATELINE 1/27 & 1/28 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jan 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on DATELINE 1/27 & 1/28, airing on NBC (more...)

Santino Fontana, Rebecca Luker, Ryan Silverman, Betsy Wolfe and More Slated for PROJECT BROADWAY at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Symphony Space's PROJECT BROADWAY, a celebration of all that's new and exciting on the Great White Way, returns for its second installment, March 27 - April 2. This year's theme is 'The Art of Collaboration,' spotlighting the alchemy that turns music, book, choreography, and staging into theatrical magic. (more...)

Marisa Merz at The MET Breuer By Barry Kostrinsky
by Barry Kostrinsky - Jan 24, 2017

Marisa Merz at the Metropolitan Museum's still new Breuer location on Madison and 75th reveals itself when elevator doors open on the second floor to sculptures from 1967 as the MET Opera hopes to when the curtain rises at Lincoln Center. This is a bravo moment for the curators and the artist. Marisa now in her 90's is so much more than the wife of Mario Merz and the only female member of the Art Povera clan and is both enigmatic and a deep and powerful artist (more...)

Photo Coverage: IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for 16th Edition
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 24, 2017

It took Jennifer Ashley Tepper & Kevin Michael Murphy 90 minutes to present the 16th edition of "If It Only Even Runs A Minute" at Feinstein's/54 Below last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Kevin Black's Hit Show VEGAS: A NIGHT ON THE STRIP at Boca Raton's Willow Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Jan 24, 2017

Broward Stage Door Theatre in association with Kevin Black Productions will bring Black's hit show, Vegas:  A Night on the Strip to Boca Raton's Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park for a limited run from February 3rd to February 12th.  (more...)

Nikki M. James, Betsy Wolfe and More Set for TRUE COLORS: Broadway Fights Ovarian Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents True Colors: Broadway Fights Ovarian Cancer on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7:00pm. True Colors is bringing together some of the best of Broadway for an unforgettable night of music to raise money to find a cure for and celebrate those battling Ovarian Cancer. (more...)

American Library Association Announces 2017 Youth Media Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards at its Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. (more...)

NBC to Celebrate Veteran Anchor Tom Brokaw's 50 Anniversary with the Network
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

NBC News will celebrate the 50th anniversary of veteran anchor and special correspondent Tom Brokaw with 'Tom Brokaw at NBC News: The First 50 Years,' a primetime special on Sunday, January 29. (more...)

Broadway and Classical Music Veterans Unite for FROM BACH TO BROADWAY at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

MONDAY, JANUARY 23 at 7:00PM, the Tenants' Action Group (TAG) of 711 West End Avenue presents a special evening showcasing Upper West Side musical talent. All of the participating artists are present and former Upper West Side or 711 West End Avenue residents, who have collaborated to produce a program of repertoire with special meaning for their lives. The first half of the concert will feature classical selections performed by pianists Warren Jones, Margaret Kampmeier and Erika Nickrenz, cellist Sara Sant'Ambrogio, guitarist Andrew Schulman and former 711 West End Resident, flutist Eugenia Zukerman. The second half of the program is devoted to Broadway and cabaret with vocal selections from Britt Swanson Cryer, David Cryer, Gretchen Cryer, Nikki Renee Daniels, Anita Gillette, Jeff Kready, Quinn Lemley, Heather Mac Rae and Howard McGillin supported by pianist Nancy Ford and bassist Sean Smith. They will announce the program from the stage - along with the corresponding stories. Benefit tickets are priced at $75 (premium seating) and $50, and include a meet-the-artists' reception following the performance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEY
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

VH1 to Premiere Highly Anticipated Scripted Series THE BREAKS, 2/20
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

VH1 announced the network's highly anticipated new scripted series THE BREAKS will premiere on Monday, February 20th at 9PM ET/PT. (more...)

Michael Mwenso and Shaina Taub Set for Joe's Pub Residencies in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Throughout 2017, Joe's Pub at The Public will present artists Michael Mwenso and Shaina Taub in respective yearlong residencies, both occurring on a monthly basis. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Paper Mill's FOR KIDS, BY KIDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced its 'For Kids, By Kids' tour featuring the Junior All Stars and Children's Theatre on Tour.  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Bridget Everett, Kyle Riabko, Alan Alda and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Everyone needs a little love. Good thing Joe's Pub has got a ton of it going on in the next couple of weeks. This weekend - Cathy Cervenka and Corn Mo host their annual Valentine's Day duet bonanza - Love Bites - on the 12th. Afterward, Xavier is back with his Ladies of Soul tribute, featuring Martha Redbone, Bright Light Bright Light, Anastacia McCleskey (of Waitress The Musical on Broadway), Toshi Reagon, Justin Johnston and Abena Koomson! (more...)

Recorded Books, Tantor and christianaudio Honored with 2017 Youth Media Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

In addition to publishing the audio of this year's Newbery Medal winner, Recorded Books Inc., along with Tantor Media and christianaudio, also had audio titles honored with Honor Books, Amazing Audiobooks, and Notable children's recordings. (more...)

MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD Sets Opening at Vagabond Players
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

The Vagabond Players continues its 101th season with Motherhood Out Loud, opening February 24, and continuing through March 19. Conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein, and directed by Rikki Howie Lacewell, the script is written by some of the best writers in theatre today: Leslie Ayvazian, Brooke Berman, David Cale, Jessica Goldberg, Beth Henley, Lameece Issaq, Claire LaZebnik, Lisa Loomer, Michele Lowe, Marco Pennette, Theresa Rebeck, Luanne Rice, Annie Weisman, and Cheryl L. West. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/4/2017
by - Feb 4, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/4/2017. (more...)

Betsy Wolfe Previews TRUE COLORS: BROADWAY FIGHTS OVARIAN CANCER, Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, will present 'True Colors: Broadway Fights Ovarian Cancer' on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, The Tom Kitt Band, and More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL to Visit Birmingham on First Ever UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The winner of 10 Tony and 5 Olivier Awards, Billy Elliot the Musical will be at Birmingham Hippodrome for the first time ever from Tue 7 Mar - Sat 29 Apr 2017. Seen by almost 11 million people worldwide, Billy Elliot the Musical is set in a northern mining town against the background of the 1984/85 miners' strike and follows Billy's journey from boxing to ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever. (more...)

HCTO to Present THE WIZARD OF OZ Young Performers' Edition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Hale Center Theater Orem will present 'Wizard of Oz Young Performers' Edition,' running March 2-10, 2017. (more...)

Hot Potato! Recipe 'Allstars' Explore the Endless Possibilities with Potatoes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

A recipe for Tuscan-Herbed Roasted Potatoes has been revealed as the winning dish in Potatoes USA and Allrecipes' "Hot Potato" cooking competition, in which 35 passionate home cooks went head-to-head in the kitchen to create unique dishes featuring potatoes. The winning recipe is featured in the February/March issue of Allrecipes Magazine, which is now available on newsstands. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, February 4, 2017
by - Feb 2, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, February 4, 2017! (more...)

Jane Krakowski, Kelli O'Hara & More Will Perform at Roundabout Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) presents its annual 2017 Spring Gala 'Act II: Setting the Stage for Roundabout's Future' on Monday, February 27, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue, NYC). The evening will honor legendary four-time Tony-winning stage and film actor Frank Langella with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre and Leonard Tow, Founder & Chairman of The Tow Foundation, with the Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. Acclaimed actor Bryan Cranston will present the award to friend and colleague, Frank Langella. Roundabout Underground alum Jenny Rachel Weiner will present the award to Leonard Tow. (more...)

OLD 97'S To Perform 'Good With God' on 'Seth Meyers'; 'Graveyard Whistling' Out 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Dallas four-piece Old 97's is a pioneer of the alt-country movement. Years of hard work has earned them respect and veneration, yet they still retain the raucous energy, deceptive cleverness, and knockabout spirit that first distinguished them from the pack. (more...)

Fun For The Whole Family At St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

???????St Helens Theatre Royal always brings the very best children's shows and 2017 is no exception! (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at CATCO's SEX WITH STRANGERS
by Jerri Shafer - Feb 16, 2017

Opposites attract when Olivia, a serious mid-career novelist and Ethan, an author of dirty books (to call them erotica would press a point) meet. While Olivia has nothing but contempt for his work, she's turned on by Ethan's commercial success in the same way that he lusts after her literary talent. (more...)

Air Bud Entertainment Announces the Broadcast Premiere of 'PUP STAR' - Family Adventure Debuts on Disney Channel Friday, February 17, 8:30 p.m. ET/PT All-New Franchise
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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Andrew Lippa, Kurt Ollmann to Judge 2017 American Traditions Vocal Competition in Savannah
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The American Traditions Vocal Competition has announced its lineup for the 24th Annual singing competition, held in Savannah, Georgia. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - truTV Presents President's Day Marathon of BILLY ON THE STREET: Political Comedy!
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

truTV will celebrate President's Day with a special two-hour marathon of Billy on the Street, the popular variety sketch series created by and starring Billy Eichner and produced by Funny Or Die, the network announced today. (more...)

Kyle Riabko, Alan Alda, Maysoon Zayid and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, running February 15-26, 2017. Scroll down for more information, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

POV Acquires Oscar-Nominated Short JOE'S VIOLIN for 30th Season
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Celebrated PBS documentary series POV has acquired the broadcast rights for JOE'S VIOLIN , an Academy Award nominee in Best Documentary (Short Subject). (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Supporting The Development Of New Australian Plays, THE LYSICRATES PRIZE for 2017 Was Awarded, By Audience Vote, To Melissa Bubnic for GHOSTING THE PARTY
by Jade Kops - Feb 14, 2017

In its third year, THE LYSICRATES PRIZE, supporting the creation of new Australian plays, was awarded, by audience vote, to Melissa Bubnic for GHOSTING THE PARTY. (more...)

Uptown Players to Host BROADWAY OUR WAY '17 Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Uptown Players presents its 15th annual fundraiser Broadway Our Way '17, running March 2 - 5, 2017 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

Northern Light Theatre Company Presents THE PAJAMA GAME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Pajama Game is a musical based on the novel 7½ Cents by Richard Bissell. The book is by George Abbott and Richard Bissell; the music and lyrics are by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. (more...)

The Tegan and Sara Foundation to be non-profit partner for ClexaCon's 'Cocktails for Change'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

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Cabaret Duo Nikki and Jules Will Perform 10 Concerts in Israel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

The cabaret duo from France Nikki & Jules will perform 10 concerts in Israel as part of the 'Hot Jazz' series, along with the Israeli Hot Jazz Band, in homage to Paris's two jazz stars (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/11/2017
by - Feb 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/11/2017. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Lifetime Premieres 'March Madness' Docu-Series BRINGING UP BALLERS, 3/1
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

No air balls are allowed in Lifetime's new series, BRINGING UP BALLERS, premiering Wednesday March 1 at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

Paper Mill's 'For Kids, By Kids' to Tour ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced its 'For Kids, By Kids' tour featuring the Junior All Stars and Children's Theatre on Tour. (more...)

See How to Star in LHK Productions' Easter Panto SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Leading panto production company LHK Productions is looking to hatch some fresh new talent for its Easter panto Sleeping Beauty. (more...)

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