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BWW Interview: Ian Stroughair On ICONIC: A BRIEF HISTORY OF DRAG
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 27, 2016

BWW speaks to the writer creator and performer Ian Stroughair of Iconic: A Brief History Of Drag ahead of its world premiere at the St James Theatre on November 4th. (more...)

Julia Murney, Adrienne Warren, AJ Shively and More Set for INTRODUCING SAM SALMOND at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Introducing 2016 Jonathan Larson Award Winner Sam Salmond with a sneak peek at musicals in development, performed by a cast of Broadway's best including Julia Murney** (WICKED), Adrienne Warren**(TV: 'ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK,' BROADWAY: BRING IT ON), AJ Shively (BRIGHT STAR, Drama Desk Nom), AtoBlankson-Wood (HAIR, THE TOTAL BENT), Lilli Cooper**(SPRING AWAKENING, SPONGEBOB), Michael Linden (SPRING AWAKENING tour), Bonnie Milligan (GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER), Shakina Nayfack (Hulu's 'DIFFICULT PEOPLE,' MANIFEST PUSSY), Larry Owens (FAT CAMP), Jon Rua (HAMILTON), Preston Sadleir (NEXT TO NORMAL), Taylor Trensch (CURIOUS INCIDENT, BARE), Barrett Wilbert Weed (HEATHERS, FOUND), Noah Zachary (POSTER BOY), and more to be announced! (more...)

Johnny Gallagher, Amber Tamblyn, Joey Arias and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for September 28 - October 9, 2016. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Matrix Teen Theatre Members Proudly Premiere Results of their Playwriting Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Matrix Theatre Teen Company members spent the summer working with renowned playwright Noah Haidle to independently write original plays. The plays will be presented as readings at a two evening showcase, Writers' Blocks, Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, at 7:30 pm at Matrix Theatre Company. Matrix Theatre Company is located at 2730 Bagley in the heart of Detroit's Mexicantown. Ticket prices are $8 adults, $5 students and seniors. To order tickets, or for further information, go to www.matrixtheatre.org, or call 313 967 0599. Some content is suitable for adult audiences. (more...)

FSLC Announces Pablo Larraín's JACKIE as Special U.S. Premiere Presentation of NYFF54
by Movies News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Pablo Larraín's JACKIE as a Special U.S. Premiere Presentation of the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16) on Thursday, October 13 at Alice Tully Hall. (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, October 15, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, October 15, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: THE REAL O'NEALS - Season Premiere on ABC - Tuesday, October 11, 2016
by - Sep 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE REAL O'NEALS - Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Tuesday, October 11, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: SECRETS AND LIES on ABC - Sunday, October 16, 2016
by - Sep 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on SECRETS AND LIES, airing on ABC on Sunday, October 16, 2016! (more...)

Standing Room Only to Present One-Night Thomson & Desmon Musical Concert 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

New York songwriting team, Jeff Thomson and Jeremy Desmon are each multi-award-winning theater artists, whose partnership has yielded all kinds of musical magic. The talented duo have teamed up on the full-length musicals 'Pump Up the Volume', 'The Oliver Experiment' and their latest commission, an all-new musical comedy based on famed teen super sleuth, Nancy Drew. Now they're bringing some of their favorite tunes to the Left Coast, with a show at Rockwell Table & Stage for one night only, September 28th 8:00pm. (more...)

Broadway's LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE to Be Filmed for Upcoming Comedy Central Broadcast
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Just in time for the elections, Lewis Black returns to one of Broadway's biggest stages to take on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE which is currently running as a limited engagement at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. (more...)

VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS' Noah Schnapp Appears in Eerie Panic! at the Disco Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Panic! At The Disco today released a new music video for 'LA Devotee,' a dark and brooding ode to frontman Brendon Urie's current city co-starring Noah Schnapp (Will Byers) from the acclaimed Netflix series Stranger Things. The eerie clip was directed by SCANTRON and Mel Soria. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: MY FAIR LADY opens at Manatee Performing Arts Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

This show is the standard by which all other musicals are measured. Based on George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, with book, music and lyrics by Lerner and Loewe, My Fair Lady is gloriously triumphant. The tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into an elegant lady features one of musical theatre's greatest scores. Songs include "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?," "With a Little Bit of Luck," "The Rain in Spain," "I Could Have Danced All Night," "On the Street Where You Live," "Get Me to the Church on Time," and "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face." The production is directed by Steve Dawson and Music Directed by Paul Smith. Featuring set design by Caleb Carrier, lighting design by Michael Pasquini, with costume design by Becky Evans and stage management by Tiffany Smith. (more...)

Theatreworks USA's PETE THE CAT to Jam Out at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

For Pete's sake - don't miss Pete the Cat! Join Jimmy and the hilarious blue cat, Pete, on a new adventure of friendship, all the way to Paris and back again in a VW bus. Pete the Cat never loses his cool. Jimmy Biddle never strays from his routine. Can cat and boy ever be friends? Fun songs and bright costumes keep the little ones engaged - this is the perfect show to introduce kids to live theater! (more...)

VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS Cast Create Lyrics to Show's Creepy Theme Song
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, STRANGER THINGS cast members Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, and Noah Schnapp sing the show's theme song featuring lyrics they created on their own to go along with it! (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Heralds Opening of Gate69 in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Brilliantly innovative, heartbreaking and wickedly funny, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the iconic rock musical, is the opening production at Gate69, Cape Town's newest theatre venue on Bree Street. The production is presented by VRG Theatrical in association with Gate69. (more...)

ArtsWest Celebrates Record-Breaking 2016-17 Season - Before the Season Opens!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

For the first time since opening our doors at ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery in 1999, the total number of season subscriptions before the season openshas surpassed the prior year's end-of-season total. Subscriptions goals are normally met or surpassed by the end of a given season, but this year we are celebrating before the season even begins. There are other reasons why 2016 is a remarkable year for ArtsWest: in addition to a record-setting revenue for season subscribers, the number of subscribers is at an all-time high for any season opening in our history. (more...)

Casa Manana Presents A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Casa Mañana Theatre presents A Year with Frog and Toad as the opening production of their 2016 – 2017 Children's Theatre season. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly and Jose Llana Lead THE KING AND I Tour, Launching at PPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC recently announced that Laura Michelle Kelly (Anna Leonowens) and Jose Llana (King of Siam) would lead the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I. The tour will launch in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) October 30-November 6, 2016. (more...)

Victory Gardens Announces Assistant Directors for 2016-17 Directors Inclusion Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the 2016/17 Season Directors Inclusion Initiative Assistant Directors include Kaiser Ahmed (Hand To God), Arianna Soloway (Roz and Ray), Ameenah Kaplan (A Wonder In My Soul), Charlotte Drover (Queen), and Alyssa Vera Ramos (Native Gardens). (more...)

NBA 2K17 Is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

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Casa Manana Presents A Year with Frog and Toad
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Casa Mañana Theatre presents A Year with Frog and Toad as the opening production of their 2016 - 2017 Children's Theatre season. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

UK's Forced Entertainment to Return to New York in TOMORROW'S PARTIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

As part of the 2016 edition of Crossing the Line, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)'s celebrated contemporary arts festival, FIAF will present Forced Entertainment, returning this year with the New York premiere of their provocative and darkly comic performance, Tomorrow's Parties. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: the STRANGER THINGS Kids Kick Off the Emmy's with Uptown Funk
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2016

Some of the young stars of Netflix's Stranger Things took to the stage last night, to open the Emmy's. Here they are singing Uptown Funk, as made famous by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. (more...)

Jason Kravits Brings His Improvised Cabaret OFF THE TOP Back to the Duplex This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Who makes up an entire cabaret show on the spot? Actor-writer-musical improviser Jason Kravits does. Perhaps you've seen him die in a hail of bullets recently on Major Crimes, or play inept lawyer Gary Dubbin again this season on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, or on Curb Your Enthusiasm or Madam Secretary. (more...)

Belmont Theatre to Present YOUTH PRODUCTION of the Iconic Musical Comedy SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Belmont Theatre, formerly York Little Theatre, will feature some of the area's most talented students to present the youth version of the musical SCHOOL OF ROCK September 23-25, 29 & 30, October 1 & 2.  Youth 18 and younger will play their instruments LIVE on stage as well as sing music from this full length production which is also currently running on Broadway.   (more...)

Michael Cumpsty and Dee Hoty to Star in Two River Theater's THE LION IN WINTER; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the cast and creative team for its production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway for Hillary Hosts 'CALLS FOR CLINTON' Phone Bank
by Walter McBride - Sep 19, 2016

Over the weekend, Broadway For Hillary held 'Broadway Calls for Clinton,' the organization's first action day of phone banking for the Clinton campaign. Broadway's brightest came together for this volunteer organized event for a day of voter outreach in support of Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, and BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Signs On for Third Installment of FARGO on FX
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Winstead has joined the cast of the third installment of FARGO, the Emmy(R), Golden Globe(R), Peabody(R) and AFI Award(R) winning limited series from creator Noah Hawley. Winstead (10 Cloverfield Lane, BrainDead) will star alongside the other previously announced leads, Ewan McGregor and Carrie Coon. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that PLENTY, written by David Hare, will extend two weeks through Sunday, November 20. (more...)

The 68th Emmy Awards Complete Nominees and Winners List; ALL THE WINNERS!
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 18, 2016

The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards telecast air live tonight on ABC at 8:00pm ET, and BroadwayWorld will have you covered with all of the winners, highlights, and commentary. This page will update after every winner, so you are always up-to-date about who's taking home a trophy.  (more...)

Singapore Literature Festival Presents An Evening of New Theatrical Work
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

 The Singapore Literature Festival Closing Night: OUTSIDE THE LINES features theatrical performances of works by Alfian Sa'at (Hotel), Ovidia Yu (The Woman in a Tree On the Hill), and Marcus Yi (After the Merlion Returned Home). The staged readings will be performed on September 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the National Opera Center at 330 7th Ave, New York, NY. Free and open to the public. Registration is required. The show runs approximately 90 minutes. Talk-back and reception to follow. (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY's Tim Minchin to Hit 2016 New York Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Tim Minchin, who wrote the music and lyrics for MATILDA THE MUSICAL and GROUNDHOG DAY, will be one of the headliners for this year's NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL, running November 1 - 6, 2016. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center's BOUND FOR BROADWAY Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kaufman Music Center's annual showcase of some of the best new musicals headed to New York theaters will include shows by Academy Award Winner and 'Let It Go' songwriter KRISTEN ANDERSON-LOPEZ ('Frozen') and RICK ELICE ('Jersey Boys,' 'Peter and the Starcatcher'), plus music director ANDY EINHORN ('Bullets Over Broadway, 'Sondheim on Sondheim' & the upcoming 'Hello, Dolly' starring Bette Midler). Featuring performances by BETSY WOLFE ('Falsettos'), SEBASTIAN ARCELUS ('Jersey Boys,' TV series 'House of Cards' and 'Madam Secretary'), DREW GEHLING ('Waitress') and many more. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SCHOOL OF ROCK - It SMELLS LIKE TWEEN SPIRIT Web Series
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2016

The seven-part webisode series follows the West End cast of School of Rock - The Musical as they get ready to begin performances at the New London Theatre on 24 October 2016. In episode one, join Jo Whiley as she hosts the West End launch for School of Rock - The Musical. This episode sees the cast begin their journey performing in the spotlight in front of a live audience for the very first time. See the kids rock out at a jamming session with their future substitute teacher Mr Dewey Finn (David Fynn). (more...)

New Musicals from Ryan Scott Oliver, Nick Blaemire & More Set for THE SCORE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Score, a new podcast dedicated to bringing the coolest musical theater right into your head, is announcing its first three concert recordings. (more...)

Sam Salmond, 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant Winner, to Perform at Adelphi University
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is proud to present the Larson Legacy Concert showcasing the work of Sam Salmond, a recipient of The American Theatre Wing's 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants, on Sunday, September 25, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. in the Olmsted Theatre. Join Sam and a gang of Broadway's best for an exciting preview of multiple new musicals in development.  It'll be an afternoon of pop rock, laughter and catharsis. Enjoy one-of-a-kind songs about outcasts, LGBT heroes, teenage romance, rock 'n roll housewives, mad scientists and more. (more...)

Don't Miss PETE THE CAT LIVE On Stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Everyone's favorite cat is bringing a groovy adventure to The Ridgefield Playhouse!  Ridgefield Academy Family Series presents the Theatreworks USA production of Pete the Cat at on Saturday, October 1 with performances at 11am and 2pm.  This rockin' and finger-snapping production is partially underwritten by Books on the Common, South Salem Animal Hospital and Noah's Ark Animal Hospital.   (more...)

VIDEO: Trevor Noah Talks New Book, Clinton & More on LATE SHOW
by - Sep 15, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest Trevor Noah chatted with Stephen Colbert about his forthcoming book and the presidential election. Watch clips from the appearance below! (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, September 28, 2016
by - Sep 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, September 28, 2016! (more...)

THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH Announces Live Debate Coverage
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR Noah will telecast LIVE on Monday, September 26, Tuesday, October 4 and Wednesday, October 19 at its regularly scheduled time of 11:00 p.m. ET to provide instant analysis and late-night's first commentary about the Presidential Debates (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2016 Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

A celebration of the talent of our youngest theatre-makers! Dorset Theatre Festival continues its commitment to community, education, and developing new talent and plays with performances from the winners of the Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition on Wednesday, September 28, 6:30 pm, at the Manchester Community Library, Hunter Room. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst to Lead New Musical REAL ACTORS OF NYC Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

THE REAL ACTORS OF NYC, an original musical with book, lyrics and music by Karlan Judd about an infuriated trio of musical theatre actors determined make it on Broadway by any means, is set for an open-ended run in the Anne L. Bernstein Theater at The Theater Center (50th and Broadway). (more...)

Leon Addison Brown, Sahr Ngaujah and Noah Robbins to Star in Signature Theatre's 'MASTER HAROLD' ... AND THE BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre production of 'Master Harold' ... and the boys, written and directed by Tony Award winner Athol Fugard. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Noah Weisberg Performs MY FAIR LADY/IN THE HEIGHTS Mashup for 'UNEXPECTED SONGS' at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2016

Earlier this month, Noah Weisberg performed a MY FAIR LADY/IN THE HEIGHTS mashup for STAGEDOORDISH.COM PRESENTS UNEXPECTED SONGS at Feinstein's/54 Below to benefit Muddy Paws Rescue. The theme of the evening was to sing a song, then segue into another unrelated/unexpected song that helps further tell the story of the first. Watch Weisberg sing below! (more...)

Meditation Expert to Lead the Audience of Off-Broadway's SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS in Post-Show Meditation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Producer Eva Price announced today that meditation teacher and New York Times best-selling author Sharon Salzberg will lead a brief post-show meditation and discussion of the critically acclaimed play Small Mouth Sounds on Friday, September 16 at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The discussion will be moderated by New York Times reporter and author of Mindful Work,David Gelles. Tickets can be purchased through Ticket Central via www.ticketcentral.com, by calling 212.279.4200, or in person at 416 W. 42nd Street (12-8pm daily). (more...)

Olo's Dispatch Brings On-Demand Delivery Service to Restaurants and Consumers Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Wednesday, September 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Wednesday, September 14, 2016! (more...)

Expert to Lead SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Audience in Post-Show Meditation, Talkback
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Producer Eva Price announced today that meditation teacher and New York Times best-selling author Sharon Salzberg will lead a brief post-show meditation and discussion of the critically acclaimed play Small Mouth Sounds on Friday, September 16 at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Breaking News: Laura Michelle Kelly and Jose Llana Will Lead THE KING AND I National Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC just announced 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. Joan Almedilla will play Lady Thiang with Brian Rivera as Kralahome, Manna Nichols as Tuptim, Kavin Panmeechao as Lun Tha, Anthony Chan as Prince Chulalongkorn, Graham Montgomery as Louis Leonowens and Baylen Thomas as Captain Orton/Sir Edward Ramsey. The tour will launch in Providence, RI October 30-November 6, 2016, and will play multi-week and single week engagements throughout the 2016-17 touring season and beyond. Please find complete schedule at www.thekinganditour.com. (more...)

THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI to Open Season 28 at The BLUEBARN Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The BLUEBARN Theatre is proud to open Season 28 with Bertolt Brecht's compelling and timely drama, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. (more...)

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