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Netflix Orders Second Season of Summer Breakout Series STRANGER THINGS
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Today, Netflix announced the breakout summer series, STRANGER THINGS, has been renewed for a second session. Stranger Things 2 will debut in 2017. (more...)

September's 'Midnight Moment' to Bring TANTRIS to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

In partnership with the Metropolitan Opera and Gallery Met Shorts, Times Square Arts brings Elizabeth Peyton and Kristian Emdal's Tantris (Young Tristan) to Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in September. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.  (more...)

THE SOURCE to Launch Route 66 Theatre Company's 9th Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Route 66 Theatre Company has announced its 9th season, featuring two plays at its new resident home, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. The 2017 season kicks off early spring with the world premiere of Gabe McKinley's psychological drama THE SOURCE, directed by Jason Gerace. (more...)

TODAY's Savannah Guthrie to Sit Down with St. Paul School Rape Trial Victim, Today
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

In a TODAY exclusive, Savannah Guthrie sits down with the victim in the St. Paul prep school rape trial in which former student Owen Labrie was convicted of sexual assault. (more...)

Freeform Presents First Facebook Live Musical Performance ft. The Sweeplings
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

In the first ever Freeform Facebook Live musical performance, indie folk/pop duo The Sweeplings will perform a short set, including “In Too Deep” featured on “The Fosters,” MONDAY, AUGUST 29, at 7:00 p.m. EDT (more...)

Emily Watson to Take On Role of Elsa Einstein in Nat Geo Channel's GENIUS
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Academy Award- and Golden Globe-nominated actress Emily Watson ('Theory of Everything,' 'The Book Thief') is set to join National Geographic Channel's upcoming global anthology series GENIUS, from Fox 21 Television Studios (more...)

Scoop: THE REAL O'NEALS on ABC - Tuesday, September 13, 2016
by - Aug 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE REAL O'NEALS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, September 13, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, September 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, September 14, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: CHELSEA on Netflix 8/31 - 9/2
by TV Scoop - Aug 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on CHELSEA on Netflix 8/31 - 9/2 (more...)

'Harriet Tubman' to Be Featured in Season 2 of WGN America's Hit Series UNDERGROUND
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Not only will Harriet Tubman grace the face of the new $20 bill, but she will also have a starring role in WGN America's hit series UNDERGROUND, from Sony Pictures Television, which begins production on season two in Savannah, Georgia (more...)

Trevor Noah Adds Another Date at The Kennedy Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The Kennedy Center announced today a new 10:30 p.m. performance by comedian Trevor Noah on Friday, October 7, 2016 in addition the previously-announced 8 p.m. show on the same date. Noah makes his debut in the Concert Hall, as part Comedy at the Kennedy Center. (more...)

Sri Lanka Drama THE ISLAND NATION To Premiere At Arcola Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Aug 25, 2016

ice&fire today announces the world premiere of THE ISLAND NATION, written by its Artistic Director Christine Bacon and directed by Ria Parry, which opens at the Arcola Theatre on 28 October, with previews from the 26 October, and runs until 19 November 2016.  (more...)

Mad Cat Theatre to Present WHY NOT? WITH RICHARD NIXON This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Just in time for the presidential election this November, Why Not? With Richard Nixon is an absurd political satire ready to bring the laughs. See this not-to-be-missed show during its limited two week run: September 29th-October 9th. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Cheri Oteri Joins Cast of truTV's THOSE WHO CAN'T
by - Aug 24, 2016

truTV announced today the lineup of guest stars set to appear on season two of the network's inaugural scripted comedy series THOSE WHO CAN'T, which follows the outlandish exploits of the faculty at fictional Smoot High in Denver, Colorado. (more...)

CBS Sports Announces Broadcast Pairings for 2016 NFL Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Once again producing and distributing more NFL games than any other network this season, The CBS Television Network begins its 57th year of broadcasting the NFL with Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Tracy Wolfson leading THE NFL ON CBS into the Network's 2016 NFL season. (more...)

Agenis Asks 'What's Better Than Saving Thousands Of Dollars In Real Estate Fees?'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at Jimmy Bain and More in TREASURE ISLAND in the Finger Lakes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival will produce the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens tonight, August 24, and runs through September 10 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of the Festival's 2016 season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Extends Into October Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Producer Eva Price announced today that the critically acclaimed play Small Mouth Sounds, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Obie Award-winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812), has been extended by popular demand. (more...)

Cast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the first major New York revival of David Hare's PLENTY. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show will begin previews on Tuesday, October 4 and run through Sunday, November 6, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 20. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jimmy Bain and More in TREASURE ISLAND at Finger Lakes!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 24, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is proud to produce the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens today, August 24 and runs throughSeptember 10 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of the Festival's 2016 season.  Watch highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL Now Available on Blu-Ray & DVD
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

After an incredible year on the film festival circuit and a theatrical run across fifty cities in the United States, the acclaimed documentary TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL is available to rent or own on Blu-Ray and DVD from FilmRise. (more...)

Cock and Bull Theatre Gets 'Lecherous' with World Premiere This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Cock & Bull will present the World Premiere of Lecherous Honey, a new contemporary adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts, written by LA Playwright Megan Breen, to be performed at the Berger Park North Mansion (The Gunder House), 6205 N. Sheridan Rd, in Chicago. (more...)

Boston Court Presents BARS AND MEASURES by Idris Goodwin
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents Bars and Measures, A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere written by Idris Goodwin and directed by Weyni Mengesha. Bars and Measures is presented on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena, CA. Previews begin September 15. Opening night is September 24and performances are scheduled to run through October 23, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: WAITRESS Star Jessie Mueller Mentors Kids at Broadway Artists Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

On Friday, August 5th, the students of Broadway Artists Alliance received a visit from Tony Award winner, Jessie Mueller. She charmed them from the first moment when she sat down for her interview and rescued an eyelash from Artistic Director Jennifer Johns' cheek so that she could make a wish. Mueller's down-to-earth insight and wisdom was welcomed by the students of Broadway Artists Alliance in a Q&A that seemed to fly by. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SATURN RETURNS at Theatre Southwest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Saturn Returns by Noah Haidle, directed by John Mitsakis, will run September 9 - October 1, 2016 at Theatre Southwest. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in character below! (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN to Continue 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway theaters -- will present The Woodsman, captured live on-stage in partnership with streaming service BroadwayHD, in THIRTEEN's trademark 'up-close' style. (more...)

Ronny Chieng and Phil Hanley to Headline Comedy Works This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Comedians Ronny Chieng and Phil Hanley are coming up this month at Comedy Works. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jimmy Bain to Lead New TREASURE ISLAND Musical in the Finger Lakes; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

?The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is proud to produce the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens this Wednesday, August 24 and runs through September 10 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of the Festival's 2016 season. (more...)

Cast and Designers Set for THE TRAGEDY OF JFK (AS TOLD BY WM. SHAKESPEARE)
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The cast and designers have been set for The Blank Theatre's World premiere of The Tragedy of JFK (as told by Wm. Shakespeare) conceived, adapted, and directed by Daniel Henning. Performances begin September 24 with opening night set for Saturday, October 1 at the Skylight Theatre in Los Feliz.  (more...)

THE HALF HOUR Returns August 26 at Midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT with Noah Gardenswartz and Ramon Rivas II
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

“THH” is back and funny AF. Comedy Central's stand-up series “The Half Hour” is back with a huge roster of talented comedians and premieres on Friday, August 26 at midnight ET/PT and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT featuring Noah Gardenswartz and Ramon Rivas II. The preview episode “Must CC: The Half Hour” with highlights from all 17 comedians is available on the Comedy Central App and cc.com/shows/the-half-hour. (more...)

TODAY Exclusive: Matt Lauer Sits Down with Lonnie Ali, Wife of the Late Muhammad Ali
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Lonnie Ali, wife of the late Muhammad Ali, will sit down with Matt Lauer in her first interview since the passing of her husband.  The live, in-studio interview will air Tuesday, August 23 on NBC News' TODAY.  (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, September 7, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, September 7, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: ZOO on CBS - Tuesday, September 6, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on ZOO, airing on CBS on Tuesday, September 6, 2016! (more...)

BWW Interview: From Miserable to Strange- Meet Broadway Veteran and STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 20, 2016

He has stormed the barricade in LES MISERABLES. He has worked his best Aussie accent in PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT. Now this Broadway baby is getting a little bit strange on Netflix. (more...)

MAX ROSE Opens at Sundance Cinemas 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

MAX ROSE, featuring the legendary Jerry Lewis in his first starring role in over two decades, is a deeply moving drama about a retired jazz musician whose beloved wife of nearly six decades has just passed away. Though his career wasn't everything he hoped for, Max always felt like a success because his beautiful, elegant Eva was by his side. Then, while going through her effects, he discovers a love note from another man, a shocking revelation that leads him to believe his entire marriage, indeed, his entire life, was built on a lie. Following a period of anger and withdrawal, Max decides to confront the man who "stole" his wife in the hope that what he learns will provide the answers he so desperately needs. A film about reconciling the past, living in the present, and never stopping to plan for the future, MAX ROSE was written and directed by Daniel Noah. Rounding out the cast are Claire Bloom (as Eva), Kevin Pollack, Kerry Bishe, Mort Sahl, Dean Stockwell, Rance Howard, and Lee Weaver. (more...)

The New Up Reveal Cinematic Groove of 'Future is Now'; New LP 'Tiny Mirrors' Out 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Every so often, a band comes along with a collection of music that transcends the present moment with sharp, poignant songwriting and vibrant soundscapes. For San Francisco's The New Up, it's their upcoming release Tiny Mirrors. (more...)

FRANKENSTEIN, I AND YOU and More Set for NDFTT's 2016-17 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces four productions for its 2016/17 theatre season.  (more...)

THE BIG LOWDOWN Opens Wednesday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The BIG LOWDOWN opens on Wednesday, August 24! Presented by Bedlam Lowertown, in collaboration with Dangerous Productions and Live Action Set. (more...)

New Wisdom 2.0 Event on September 30: The Power of Ideas and the Role...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

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Las Vegas Review-Journal Announces New Group Publisher
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

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Scoop: GOOD MORNING, AMERICA on ABC - Monday, August 22, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING, AMERICA, airing on ABC on Monday, August 22, 2016! (more...)

New CuriosityStream JFK Documentary Exposes Secrets Behind the Camelot Legend & Birth of the Modern Presidency
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

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The Suffers at the Fox Theatre November 4th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

 With a year that included performances for NPR's Tiny Desk, Newport Folk Fest, Austin City Limits Music Festival and The Late Show, The Suffers delivered over 150 stirring performances of their signature 3rd Coast Soul sound to thousands of new and old fans alike. The large ensemble packs each position of the rhythm and horn section with a level of talent and taste that provides the perfect foundation for singer Kam Franklin's massive voice.   (more...)

MTC's Stargate Theatre to Stage CRASH. BURN. RISE. at City Center, on Facebook Live
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's Stargate Theatre Sharon Sullivan Company will perform an original piece, Crash. Burn. Rise., this Saturday, August 20 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm at MTC - Stage II at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AMERICAN IDIOT at Fearless Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Aug 17, 2016

The two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical Green Day's American Idiot, based on the Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before. This high-octane show includes every song from Green Day's album American Idiot, as well as several songs from follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown. (more...)

BWW Review: CHILDREN OF EDEN, Union Theatre, 16 August 2016
by Gary Naylor - Aug 17, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a beautifully staged revival of a 1991 musical that's great on music, but not so good on making God likeable. (more...)

BWW TV: Fly High with Highlights of the Many Peters of Transport Group's PETER PAN Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you highlights from the show below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Fly to Neverland with Transport Group's PETER PAN Benefit Concert!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 16, 2016

Just last night, Transport Group presented a benefit concert of the classic 1954 Comden & Green/Charlap & Leigh musical, Peter Pan. The evening, which was hosted by drag legend, Tony-nominated playwright, and Golden Age aficionado Charles Busch (The Divine Sister, The Tale of The Allergist's Wife), featured a cast that includes three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Drama Desk nominee Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen), Hannah Elless (Bright Star), Ann Harada (Cinderella), three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch (Hand to God), Tony nominee Tony Sheldon (Pricilla, Queen of the Desert), Paul Slade Smith (Finding Neverland), Drama Desk nominee Elizabeth Stanley (On the Town), Betsy Morgan(First Daughter Suite), Alexandra Silber (Fiddler on the Roof), D.C. Anderson (Queen of the Mist), OBIE Winner David Greenspan (The Patsy, The Royal Family), Ivory McKay, Doug Shapiro (Once Upon a Mattress), Tim Dolan (Altar Boyz), Patrick Boll (Mamma Mia), Richard Costa (Once Upon a Mattress), Ruthie Ann Miles (The King and I, Here Lies Love) and Tony nominee Mary Testa (First Daughter Suite, Xanadu).  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Walkabout Theater's Outdoor Spectacle TALL GIRL AND THE LIGHTNING PARADE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Walkabout Theater Company is pleased to celebrate summer with TALL GIRL AND THE LIGHTNING PARADE, an interactive, outdoor parade and performance spectacle featuring over 30 multi-disciplinary artists - performed in both Spanish and English and perfect for the entire family. Five free performances will be presented August 16, August 23-24 and August 26-27, 2016 at unique outdoor venues across the City, primarily through the Chicago Park District's 'Night Out in the Parks' series. The press performance is tonight, August 16 at 7 pm at The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: THE FOSTERS on FREEFORM - Monday, August 29, 2016
by - Aug 16, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FOSTERS, airing on FREEFORM on Monday, August 29, 2016! (more...)

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