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Longacre Theatre (New York, NY)
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SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End To May 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Having recently twice smashed the house record at the New London Theatre, today, 9 January 2017, Andrew Lloyd Webber's West End production of School of Rock - The Musical announces the show is extending booking for a second time since its official opening.  Tickets are now available to 28 May 2017. (more...)

Pop Star Fantasy! Rick Springfield STRIPPED DOWN At The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Jan 9, 2017

The McCallum Theatre welcomes Rick Springfield and his "Stripped Down" solo acoustic tour on Wednesday, January 18, at 8:00pm. Rick Springfield has never settled for doing just one thing. Over the past three decades, he has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the '80s, he's a Grammy winning singer, songwriter and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 Top 40 hits, including "Jessie's Girl," "Don't Talk to Strangers," "An Affair of the Heart," "I've Done Everything for You," "Love Somebody" and "Human Touch."  (more...)

Scoop: THE REAL O'NEALS on ABC - Tuesday, January 24, 2017
by - Jan 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE REAL O'NEALS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, January 24, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, January 25, 2017
by - Jan 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, January 25, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE REAL O'NEALS on ABC - Tuesday, January 10, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 9, 2017

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Scoop: THE REAL O'NEALS on ABC - Today, January 10, 2017
by - Jan 9, 2017

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CES 2017 stellt der Welt richtungweisende Innovationen vor
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

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VIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Makes Final Appearance as President Obama's Anger Translator
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On last night's THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR Noah, Keegan-Michael Key made his final appearance as President Obama's anger translator, Luther, in a farewell address alongside his Key & Peele co-star Jordan Peele. (more...)

WICKED Defies Gravity, Breaks Its Own North American Touring Record
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Broadway blockbuster WICKED continues to defy gravity at the box office, with the production's National Tour breaking its own record for the highest grossing week in U.S. touring history, with a final gross of $3,325,200 at Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center for the nine performance week ending January 1, 2017. (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...)

Lil Wayne to Be Featured in Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Music Series ON STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Premium streaming television destination Hulu and Live Nation, the world's leading live entertainment and ticketing company today announced a groundbreaking and immersive new virtual reality docu-series "ON STAGE." (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...)

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...)

18th & Union Announces Winter 2017 Lineup ODDBALLS AND MISFITS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

18th & Union is pleased to announce a baker's half-dozen of portable performances to welcome the New Year. Continuing with our mission to introduce audiences to artistic adventures, our Winter series has been curated by local artists Andrew Lee Creech and Keira McDonald. (more...)

'Key & Peele's Obama & Anger Translator Make Final Appearance on Tonight's TREVOR NOAH
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

As the President's term comes to an end, “Key & Peele's” famously popular characters Obama and his anger translator Luther are set to make a final appearance. (more...)

ABC Announces Expert Mentors & Judges for Upcoming Competition Series THE TOY BOX
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

ABC's THE TOY BOX announced the mentors and judges who will select the winning toy to be made by Mattel and sold exclusively at Toys “R” Us after the series finale. (more...)

Cast Set for THE FULL MONTY at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for THE FULL MONTY. (more...)

BWW Recap: SoLuna Through The Years
by Melissa Giordano - Jan 3, 2017

It was indeed an emotional night at Long Island's SoLuna Studio annual holiday concert. As the Hauppauge venue turns more to their educational programming and Children's theatre - though not completely eliminating their main stage shows - owners Karen Braun and Megan Pietroforte took time with patrons to celebrate and reflect on their 5 years of wonderful theatre thus far. (more...)

JACK Presents Brooklyn Gypsies ONE CATCHES LIGHT FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Brooklyn Gypsies presents the second-annual One Catches Light Festival, celebrating new solo work of five writers associated with the company, with stand-up comic Olander 'Big O' Wilson presiding over the evenings. Icarus in the L.E.S. is a kaleidoscopic performance-poem by Nic Adams, with the wax-winged hero chasing his destiny and scouting out the divide between artistic achievement and personal happiness. I Have No Room for the Broken, written by Angela Abreu, is a play about a cascade towards romantic ruin. (more...)

The African & African American Performing Arts And KSTAR Present BLACK CHOREOGRAPHERS FESTIVAL: HERE & NOW 2017, 2/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The African & African American Performing Arts Coalition and K*Star*Productions are pleased to announce the program for the Black Choreographers Festival: Here and Now 2017(BCF), which takes place next month over three consecutive weekends,February 11-26. (more...)

VIDEO: Late Night Hosts React to Trump's Attacks on Civil Rights Activist John Lewis
by - Jan 17, 2017

Last night, late night hosts Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert reacted to President-elect Donald Trump's recent attacks on Rep. John Lewis (more...)

Submissions Now Being Accepted For The Blank Theatre's 25th Anniversary Young Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, The Blank Theatre's Annual Young Playwrights Festival is now seeking submissions nationwide from playwrights 19 years of age and younger. (more...)

Atlas Circus Company Launches Debut With World Premiere Of THE OPTIMIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The circus is coming! Atlas Circus Company (Noah Dach, Co-Founder/Artistic Director; Henry Evans. Co-Founder/Artistic Director) launches its New York debut and residency with the world premiere of a new work, The Optimist, written by Noah Dach, Henry Evans, and Tommy McCarthy, members of the company dedicated to reinventing the American circus, for two performances only, February 17 & 18, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. at Dixon Place (161 Chrystie Street). Tickets now on sale. (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...)

Downriver Actors Guild Heats Up the Stage with CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

It may be cold outside, but the action is sizzling inside as the Downriver Actors Guild turns up the heat with "Chicago - the Musical." (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Helen Escapes to Montauk on Next Episode of THE AFFAIR
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On the next all-new episode of THE AFFAIR on Showtime, Helen's escape to Montauk exacerbates her guilt and hastens a crisis as she confronts Alison in a Montauk bar about her affair with Noah. (more...)

Sturgill Simpson Performs on NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Sturgill Simpson performed “Keep It Between The Lines” and “Call To Arms” on the January 14 episode of NBC's “Saturday Night Live” with host Felicity Jones. (more...)

Boston Ballet Presents North American Premiere Of William Forsythe's ARTIFACT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Boston Ballet proudly begins its five-year partnership with world-renowned choreographer William Forsythe with the North American company premiere of his full-length ballet Artifact. Forsythe revolutionized ballet; he "fundamentally changed the way we look at, and think about, classical dance" (Roslyn Sulcas, Dance Magazine).  (more...)

Tim Realbuto and Guests to Celebrate Demi Lovato at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Fresh off of his critically acclaimed run as Patrick Ness in the new Off-Broadway production of 'YES' at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre, frequent New York concert staple and 2016 Thespis Award Nominee Tim Realbuto will return to Feinstein's/54 Below for the first time since 2014. In his all new show Tim Realbuto: Made of Glass, Realbuto and friends will sing the tunes of pop superstar Demi Lovato. But don't expect to hear your favorite typical arrangements. Realbuto, longtime musical director Julianne B. Merrill, and 'Ghostlight' collaborator Matthew Martin will arrange many of Ms. Lovato's greatest hits to sound more jazzy and Broadway in style (although many of Lovato's classics will remain the same). (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards Winners Announced - ROCK OF AGES at Apollo Civic Theatre Big Winner!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 13, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 West Virginia winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Scoop: THE REAL O'NEALS on ABC - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
by - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE REAL O'NEALS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, January 31, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 1/13 - 1/20 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 1/13 - 1/20, airing on CBS (more...)

Casa Manana to Present 'RAPUNZEL! RAPUNZEL!' as Part of 2017 Children's Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Casa Mañana Theatre presents Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hair Fairy Tale, as part of the 2016-2017 Children's Theatre season. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

NBC's TODAY to Launch 'In Trump They Trust' Series Next Week
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Prior to President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, NBC News' 'TODAY' will air a special three-part series, “In Trump They Trust.” (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...)

James Conlon Renews Contract as Music Director of LA Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

General Director Placido Domingo announced today that James Conlon has renewed his contract as the company's Richard Seaver Music Director through the end of the 2020/21 season. Currently celebrating his tenth anniversary with the company, Mr. Conlon has conducted 314 performances to date for LA Opera. When he returns to the podium of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on January 28 to conduct The Abduction from the Seraglio, he will have conducted 50 different operas at LA Opera. (more...)

Photo Flash: Island City Stage Presents THE FIRST STEP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Island City Stage continues it's 2016-2017 season with the  blistering comedy/drama "The First Step - Diary of a Sex Addict". (more...)

FX Networks Announces Premiere Dates for FEUD, THE AMERICANS & ARCHER
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

FX Networks has set the premiere dates for Ryan Murphy's highly anticipated, star-studded limited series FEUD: Bette and Joan, the new season of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning drama series The Americans, and the eighth season of the Emmy(R) Award Winning animated comedy series Archer. (more...)

THE BIG FAMILY QUIZ THING to Test Family Smarts at Symphony Space
by BroadwayWorld JR - Jan 11, 2017

Just Kidding at Symphony Space is proud to present once again The Big Family Quiz Thing, a fast-moving, interactive live quiz game for adults and their children (ages 8 and up) on Sunday, January 22, at 2 p.m. (more...)

Two-Part Special Celebrating New York City Ballet in Paris Coming to THIRTEEN's Great Performances
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

During the summer of 2016, New York City Ballet made a triumphant return to Paris for a three-week season at the historic Thtre du Chtelet. (more...)

THE KING AND I Comes to Seattle 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC announce that Laura Michelle Kelly (Anna Leonowens) and Jose Llana (King of Siam) will lead the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I that will play Seattle's Paramount Theatre from January 24 through February 3, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: 'President Elect Trump' Takes on the Crooked Media on TREVOR NOAH
by - Jan 11, 2017

As Donald Trump gears up for his first press conference since the 2016 election, Trevor Noah imagines how the now-president-elect will respond to media questioning. (more...)

Trevor Noah Makes His Debut at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Trevor Noah the host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show makes his NJPAC debut Friday, March 31, 2017 at 8pm in Prudential Hall located at 1 Center Street in Newark, NJ.  (more...)

Tim Realbuto Will Bring New Concert 'Made Of Glass' To Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Fresh off of his critically acclaimed run as Patrick Ness in the new Off-Broadway production of 'YES' at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre, frequent New York concert staple and 2016 Thespis Award Nominee Tim Realbuto will return to Feinstein's/54 Below for the first time since 2014. (more...)

Freeform Kicks Off New Year Announcing 2017 Pickups and Premiere Dates
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Freeform made some key announcements today at TCA for its 2017 schedule with the series pickup of “The Bold Type” (formerly “Issues”); “The Bachelor” spin-off “Happily Ever After?” franchise returns and will feature fan favorite twins Emily and Haley Ferguson (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN on CBS - 1/10/2017- 1/20/2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN, airing on CBS on Sunday, January 15, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 1/10 - 1/20 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Jan 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 1/10 - 1/20, airing on CBS (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - A Sobering Realization for Alison on Next THE AFFAIR
by - Jan 10, 2017

On the next episode of THE AFFAIR on Showtime, an unexpected cause to celebrate provokes a sobering realization in Alison. (more...)

El Greco Productions Presents FUTURE SEX, INC.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

What does the future hold for sex? The mysterious conglomerate Monocorp fabricates an epidemic condemning intimacy to profit from its "safe" new pseudo-sex product called the Love Light. (more...)

Showtime Orders Fourth Season of Golden-Globe Winning Drama THE AFFAIR
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

SHOWTIME has picked up a fourth season of the Golden Globe-winning hit drama THE AFFAIR, in advance of the series' season three finale airing on Sunday, January 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

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