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Netflix Commits to Four More Feature Films Starring Adam Sandler
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Netflix announced today that it has extended its deal with Adam Sandler and will commit to finance the development and production of four more feature length films starring the successful comedian. (more...)

Dolly Wells Replaces Maura Tierney in Hamish Linklater's THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The New Group has announced that Dolly Wells will join Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten in Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig. (more...)

Broadway Dreams to Return to Russia, Brazil for Second Year of Musical Theatre Intensives
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Broadway Dreams is going global, bringing its acclaimed brand of musical theatre intensives to Russia and Brazil for a second groundbreaking year.  (more...)

Scoop: THE FOSTERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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Get all the scoop on THE FOSTERS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, April 11, 2017! (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the stars of the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. (more...)

University of South Carolina Theatre Stages ANIMAL FARM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

???????The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present George Orwell's timeless parable of political corruption, Animal Farm, April 14-22 at Drayton Hall Theatre.   (more...)

THE DAILY SHOW PRESENTS The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library Honoring 45th U.S. President
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR Noah will honor our current president with The Daily Show Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library, the first of its kind, showcasing our Commander in Chief's preferred vessel for communicating with the public, his Twitter feed. (more...)

TuneGO Inc. Launches Record Label TuneGO Music Group, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

TuneGO Inc., a music platform that connects independent artists with a global community of music fans and industry professionals, today announced the launch of its new record label TuneGO Music Group, Inc. (more...)

THE KING AND I to Dance Into Chicago This Summer; Tickets on Sale This Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the Chicago premiere of The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will go on sale Friday, March 31, 2017. (more...)

Oakland Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Oakland Symphony and Music Director Michael Morgan have announced their 2017-2018, 29th season, continuing to reflect the diverse energy of the city it calls home and offering a programmatic mix ranging from new works and unexpected guest artists to new programs and monuments of the symphonic repertory.  (more...)

Lakewood Playhouse to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Lakewood Playhouse will present the fifth show of its 78th Season - ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD, presented with THE FIFTEEN MINUTE HAMLET, both by Tom Stoppard. (more...)

Scoop: CBS DREAM TEAM- IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, April 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on CBS DREAM TEAM- IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, April 8, 2017! (more...)

New JCTC Series Explores Causes & Effects of Disruption
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Nothing is as inevitable as change, but rarely has change been so rapid and tumultuous. From the environment and climate to industries and social systems, we live in a time of constant disorder. What is being lost, what is being gained and how do we survive these sudden and comprehensive upheavals? (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, April 12, 2017
by - Mar 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, April 12, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX on ABC - Friday, April 14, 2017
by - Mar 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX, airing on ABC on Friday, April 14, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Highlights and Behind the Scenes of Fiasco's INTO THE WOODS at the Ahmanson
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2017

The Fiasco Theater Production of 'Into the Woods', with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, will arrive at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre this spring, with one preview on April 4 and an opening night set for April 5 for a run through May 14, 2017. BroadwayWorld has highlights and behind the scenes action below! (more...)

BWW Review: Timely New Play PETROL STATION Premieres at Kennedy Center
by Barbara Johnson - Mar 25, 2017

Anglo-Kuwaiti writer-director Sulayman Al Bassam's new play PETROL STATION is as of-the-moment as it gets. Drawn from politics, literature, and myth, it features Muslim characters and is densely packed with urgent themes: justice for migrant workers, autonomy for women, cyclical violence. Epic set and lighting design (Eric Soyer) conjure a windswept desert in an imagined borderland torn by civil war, a dramatic backdrop that enhances the actors' delivery of poetic lines.  (more...)

VIDEO: Samantha Massell, Emily Padgett and Carrie St. Louis Sing 'C'est la Vie' by B*Witched
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Last weekend, a company of Broadway favorites gathered at Feinstein's/54 Below for '54 Sings One-Hit Wonders,' a concert celebrating those pop songs you can sing every lyric to but don't know anything else by that artist/group. Below, watch Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof), Emily Padgett (Bright Star, Sweet Charity) and Carrie St. Louis (Wicked, Rock of Ages) sing 'C'est la Vie' by B*Witched! (more...)

Roundabout Announces 2017 Artistic Plans
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is thrilled to announce artistic plans for 2017, which welcome back a group of artists whom the theater has long respected, with new works, new roles and with a new playwright support initiative. (more...)

New JCTC Series Explores Causes & Effects of Disruption
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

 Nothing is as inevitable as change, but rarely has change been so rapid and tumultuous. From the environment and climate to industries and social systems, we live in a time of constant disorder. What is being lost, what is being gained and how do we survive these sudden and comprehensive upheavals?  (more...)

Broadway Stars Join Benefit BREATHE to Fund a Mother's Medical Bills
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Performer Lauren Testerman (Love Quirks; Off-Broadway's The Black Book) and performer/composer Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight the musical; Off-Broadway's YES) will co-direct and star in a benefit concert entitled BREATHE: AN EVENING OF LIFE, LOVE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN on April 4th at 9:00 PM at the Triad Theatre in New York City. They will be joined on stage by some of NYC's best talent, including stars from television and the Broadway stage. (more...)

American Opera Projects and Nashville Opera Present NY Premiere of THREE WAY, 6/15-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

 American Opera Projects and Nashville Opera are excited to announce the New York premiere of the comic opera triptych Three Way, a playful three-act performance that explores the future of love, sex, and need with a clever balance of humor and drama. Each aptly named act (The Companion, Safe Word, and Masquerade) introduces the audience to a collision of contemporary characters who meet at the intersection of power and desire, revealing true longings of the human heart. The complexity of each character and situation is accentuated by the beguiling and melodic score composed by Robert Paterson, and a witty libretto by David Cote. Three Way is directed by John Hoomes (CEO & Artistic Director, Nashville Opera) conducted by Dean Williamson, and features Eliza Bonet, Melisa Bonetti, Samuel Levine, Wes Mason, Danielle Pastin, Courtney Ruckman, Jordan Rutter, and Matthew Treviño alongside a chamber ensemble of 12 (American Modern Ensemble). Three Way runs June 15 - June 18 at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space). (more...)

WHITE BOY RICK Starring Matthew McConaughey Begins Production
by Movies News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Principal photography has begun on the Studio 8 drama, WHITE BOY RICK, which is being produced by LBI Entertainment and Protozoa Pictures. (more...)


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Ivo van Hove's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, THE WOLVES and More Slated for Goodman Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Falls announces Goodman Theatre's new 2017/2018 Season, which builds on the theater's 40-year commitment to producing works that are representative of American society. In announcing the new season, Falls serves up a dynamic mix of works from culturally and aesthetically diverse playwrights-new plays and revisited classics that address the most significant issues facing the country today. (more...)

VIDEO: The Who's Who of the Arts World Records 'With A Little Help From My Friends' for Americans for the Arts
by Stage Tube - Mar 23, 2017

Executive Producer Jonathan Estabrooks, Tony & Grammy Award-winning producer Van Dean (Broadway Records), two-time Tony-nominated Broadway producer Michael J Moritz Jr. and producer and Broadway orchestrator Charlie Rosen today announced that this past Tuesday, a Who's Who of Broadway, Hollywood, Theatre, Dance, and Music came together at the legendary Avatar Studios in New York City and Los Angeles to record and film a single of the iconic Beatles' song 'With A Little Help From My Friends' to inspire support for the arts in America. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, SISTER ACT and More Slated for Lakewood Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 65th season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 7, 2017.  (more...)

Royal Players to Stage THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Royal Players and Middlebrooks Electric are excited to announce the upcoming production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer the Broadway Musical, based on the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer written by Mark Twain. The Royal Players will present this classic story on April 20th-23rd and April 27th-30th at The Royal Theatre at 111 S. Market St. in Benton. (more...)

YouTube/Glee Star Noah Guthrie to Release Cover Of Prince's 'I Would Die 4 U'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Just seven years ago, Noah Guthrie was a high school junior, posting cover songs on YouTube from the bedroom of his South Carolina home. (more...)

Lauren Testerman and Tim Realbuto to Present Benefit Concert BREATHE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Performer Lauren Testerman (Love Quirks; Off-Broadway's The Black Book) and performer/composer Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight the musical; Off-Broadway's YES) will co-direct and star in a benefit concert entitled BREATHE: AN EVENING OF LIFE, LOVE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN on April 4th at 9:00 PM at the Triad Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Norm Lewis Hosts TREASURES OF NEW YORK: THE DRAMA LEAGUE On WLIW 21 Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director), and WNET (America's flagship PBS station), present the broadcast premiere of the documentary "Treasures of New York: The Drama League" on Thursday, March 23 at 8:00 p.m. on WLIW21 and Sunday, March 26 at 7:00 p.m. on THIRTEEN. (more...)

Times Square Arts Presents Sound of Ikebana (Spring)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

In partnership with the Japan Society Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist and 2016 Japan Cultural Envoy Naoko Tosa's Sound of Ikebana (Spring) on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight every night in April. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. (more...)

VIDEO: FX Shares Official Trailer for Third Season of Hit Series FARGO
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

FX has shared the full-length official story for the third season of FARGO. The drama returns to FX on Wednesday, April 19th. Get a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Everyman Theatre presents the Baltimore/DC Premiere of Los Otros, a timely new reworking of the musical from Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics). Los Otros opens tonight, March 22, for a run through April 23, 2017. Watch highlights from the show in the trailer below! (more...)

Naughty Professor Announce New Orleans JazzFest Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Acclaimed New Orleans-based band Naughty Professor recently announced the first leg of their winter and spring tour in support of their upcoming new album, Identity. Today, Naughty Professor reveal the addition of a mainstage performance (The Acura Stage) at New Orleans JazzFest on Friday, May 5, followed by a late night show at d.b.a. Naughty Professor welcomes Identity collaborators and special guests to join them at d.b.a. – including Chali 2na (Jurassic 5), Nate Werth (Snarky Puppy), members of The Soul Rebels, Cliff Hines, Sasha Masakowsi, Cole DeGenova, Dexter Gilmore, Jason Butler, Mykia Jovan and more TBA - for a hometown throwdown not to be missed. (more...)

FPTC Announces 10th Anniversary and Live Arts Boston Grant
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Fort Point Theater Channel today announced its tenth anniversary plans, beginning with Dhalgren Sunrise in June. This scripted/improvisational, interactive, multimedia performance project is based on Dhalgren, a groundbreaking work of American magical realism by the noted African-American science-fiction writer Samuel R. Delany. (more...)

Syracuse University Department of Drama presents MAJOR BARBARA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

"The greatest of evils and the worst crime is poverty," declared George Bernard Shaw in the introduction to his famous play "Major Barbara". Written in 1906, this deliciously provocative comedy is the next offering in the Syracuse University Department of Drama season. Performances in the Storch Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/Drama complex begin March 31, with the official opening night on April 1. (more...)

BWW Review: PAPERMAKER at Penobscot Theatre - Bangor, ME
by Mika Lindsay Ouellette - Mar 21, 2017

Monica Wood's 'Papermaker' hits home at Bangor's Penobscot Theatre. (more...)

ROMEO ET JULIETTE To Premiere On Great Performances At The Met, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Met's new production by director Bartlett Sher also features Virginie Verrez as Stéphano, Elliot Madore as Mercutio, and Mikhail Petrenko as Frère Laurent. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the sumptuous score. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell Cast in New CBS Pilot PERFECT CITIZEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

According to Deadline, Broadway veteran Brian Stokes Mitchell has been cast as a series regular in the new CBS legal drama, Perfect Citizen. (more...)


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Scoop: THE FOSTERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, April 4, 2017
by - Mar 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE FOSTERS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, April 4, 2017! (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Announces the Tommy Tune Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to announce the nominations and host for TUTS' 15th annual Tommy Tune Awards, which will be held on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Bravo Premieres New Series CYRUS VS. CYRUS: DESIGN AND CONQUER, 5/25
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Grab your boots and blueprints! Bravo Media heads to Nashville for a charming new series,CYRUS VS. CYRUS: DESIGN AND CONQUER, featuring Tish and Brandi Cyrus premiering Thursday, May 25 at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Review: Jay Leno Tells Jokes at the Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Mar 20, 2017

What would have happened if Jay Leno were still hosting 'The Tonight Show' today? (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX - Season Premiere on ABC - Friday, April 7, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX - Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Friday, April 7, 2017! (more...)

Netflix Announces Kevin James Stand-Up Comedy Special
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Kevin James is returning to his stand-up roots with an all-new comedy special for Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network. The veteran comic's latest special, slated to shoot later this year, will launch globally on Netflix in 2018. (more...)

Diana Damrau & Vittorio Grigolo 'Sizzle' in 'Romeo et Juliette' on GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Hailed by The New York Times for singing 'with white-hot sensuality and impassioned lyricism,' Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo star as the tragic lovers in Shakespeare's classic story. Gounod's Romo et Juliette airs on Great Performances at the Met Friday, April 14 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL, JR. Brings 'Big, Bright, Beautiful World' J's Performing Arts Space
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The fairy tale misfit adventure, Shrek The Musical Jr., comes to life on the Dallas stage with The J's Performing Arts Space (JPAS) productions of the of the adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film. Shrek The Musical Jr. is comprised of two casts with actors ages 6 to 18. The Green Cast performs Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. andSunday, March 26 at 2 and 7 p.m.; the Blue Cast performs Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 1 at 8 p.m. and onSunday, April 2 at 2 p.m. All performances will take place in The J's Zale Auditorium at 7900 Northaven Road in Dallas. Attendees are encouraged to get involved in the show by dressing as their favorite fairytale character and purchasing a prop bag for audience interaction. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for children and seniors in advance. Tickets can be purchased online. (more...)

Majestic Athletic Launches 'My Team My Colors' Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

TAMPA, Fla., March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ With a focus on the ever-growing choice of MLB jerseys through design and color, Majestic's new 'My Team My Colors' campaign emphasizes the deep-rooted connection between player, fan and city. Majestic's 30 player ambassadors include a representative from each MLB Club and features high-profile names such as Noah Syndergaard, Kyle Schwarber, Miguel Cabrera, Francisco Lindor, Giancarlo Stanton, Gary Sanchez, Nolan Arenado, Joc Pederson and many others. (more...)

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