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Documentary FINDING NOAH, Chronicling Search for Noah's Ark, Comes to Select U.S. TheatersDocumentary FINDING NOAH, Chronicling Search for Noah's Ark, Comes to Select U.S. Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The new feature documentary “Finding Noah,” which brings to life an archaeological expedition in search of Noah's Ark, will be presented in select U.S. cinemas from Fathom Events and 17K ASL for one night on Thursday, October 8 (more...)

THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH Announces Additional CorrespondentsTHE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH Announces Additional Correspondents
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

"The Best F*&#ing News Team Ever!" just got bigger and f*&#ing better. "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" announced today that Ronny Chieng, Desi Lydic and Roy Wood Jr. will be the newest correspondents to join the team under new host Trevor Noah. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Cast Gets Ready to Hit the Road; National Tour Launches from Providence Later This Month!Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Cast Gets Ready to Hit the Road; National Tour Launches from Providence Later This Month!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Sep 2, 2015

The first North American Tour of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING will open at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI, later this month on September 15-20, 2015. Led by Abby Mueller (sister of Tony winner Jessie Mueller) as 'Carole King, ' it also stars NEWSIES' Ben Fankhauser as 'Barry Mann', LEGALLY BLONDE's Becky Gulsvig as 'Cynthia Weil,' Liam Tobin as 'Gerry Goffin,' Curt Bouril as 'Don Kirshner', and Suzanne Grodner as 'Genie Klein.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Trevor Noah Promises Stability After DAILY SHOW Takeover in New TeaserSTAGE TUBE: Trevor Noah Promises Stability After DAILY SHOW Takeover in New Teaser
by Stage Tube - Sep 1, 2015

Trevor Noah readies for THE DAILY SHOW, where he takes over as host starting September 28 at 11/10c. Watch an all-new promo below! (more...)

BEAUTIFUL National Tour to Stop at Kennedy Center, 10/6-25BEAUTIFUL National Tour to Stop at Kennedy Center, 10/6-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The Kennedy Center presents the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter. The production makes its Washington, D.C. premiere at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for three weeks from October 6 - 25, 2015 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. With a book by Tony and Academy Award-nominee Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, and choreography by Josh Prince, Beautiful features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil.  The press opening night is Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7 p.m. (more...)

TNT to Premiere Season 2 of THE LIBRARIANS, 11/1; Watch TrailerTNT to Premiere Season 2 of THE LIBRARIANS, 11/1; Watch Trailer
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

TNT returns to the world of The Librarians with season 2 of the hit series. (more...)

BWW Interview: Anya Wallach of RANDOM FARMS AND STAGESTRUCK at Random Farms Kids' TheaterBWW Interview: Anya Wallach of RANDOM FARMS AND STAGESTRUCK at Random Farms Kids' Theater
by Kathryn Kitt - Aug 31, 2015

The Random Farms Kids' Theater, a not-for-profit organization that puts young people center stage, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a commemorative production of Annie, Jr. (more...)

NORA Opens at Santa Paula Theater CenterNORA Opens at Santa Paula Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

The Santa Paula Theater Center presents the Ventura County premiere of Ingmar Bergman's NORA on its main stage from Sept. 11 through Oct. 18 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sunday Matinees at 2:30 pm. (more...)

Broadway Veterans Round Out Cast of Arena Stage's Reimagined OLIVER!Broadway Veterans Round Out Cast of Arena Stage's Reimagined OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Molly Smith directs her 30th production as Artistic Director of Arena Stage with a gritty and relevant take on the Tony Award-winning musical Oliver!, blending the chaotic worlds of 19th-century Victorian London with 2015 London. Smith's new in-the-round staging infuses a modern edge to the classic musical about an innocent orphan thrown into the dark world of double-dealing thieves and conmen, highlighting the disparity between classes and dangerous life on London's streets today. Featuring a remarkable score including 'You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two,' 'Consider Yourself,' 'Where is Love?' and 'Food, Glorious Food,' Oliver! runs October 30, 2015-January 3, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

John Gunderson's SCHOOL BUS 113 To Be Featured at 2015 California Library Association ConferenceJohn Gunderson's SCHOOL BUS 113 To Be Featured at 2015 California Library Association Conference
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

When John Gunderson came out of retirement to drive a school bus for several years, he fondly recalled his own pleasant memories riding the bus as a child. This made it even more shocking when, upon starting his job as a bus driver, he was not met with pleasant behavior, but rude passengers with little to no respect for others. (more...)

DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH Among Comedy Central's September HighlightsDAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH Among Comedy Central's September Highlights
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Comedy Central announces the following highlights for September 2015 (more...)

Cooking Channel to Premiere New Season of PIZZA MASTERS, 9/23Cooking Channel to Premiere New Season of PIZZA MASTERS, 9/23
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Sal Basille and Francis Garcia are back for all new culinary adventures and fun in season two of Pizza Masters premiering Wednesday, September 23rd at 9:00pm ET/6:00pmPT on Cooking Channel. (more...)

York Little Theatre to Present Disney's ALADDIN JR This FallYork Little Theatre to Present Disney's ALADDIN JR This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

York Little Theatre will present Disney's ALADDIN JR September 25-27 & October 1-4. Aladdin JR. is a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and flying carpet rides. The Academy award-winning score includes favorites such as 'A Whole New World' and 'Friend Like Me' with all of your favorite characters from the hit Disney film including Aladdin, Jasmine, Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more! Featuring an intricate set with magical special effects, colorful, elaborate costumes and innovative choreography, this show is fun-filled for the entire family! (more...)

Scoop: KEVIN FROM WORK on ABC Family - Wednesday, September 16, 2015Scoop: KEVIN FROM WORK on ABC Family - Wednesday, September 16, 2015
by TV Scoop - Aug 27, 2015

Get all the scoop on KEVIN FROM WORK, airing on ABC Family on Wednesday, September 16, 2015! (more...)

DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH Establishes New Social & Multiplatform InitiativeDAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH Establishes New Social & Multiplatform Initiative
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” has established a new social and multiplatform initiative and has hired multi-hyphenate Baratunde Thurston (@baratunde), digital entrepreneur-comedian-writer-author-performer as supervising producer to oversee the creation and production of original content for digital and social outlets (more...)

Justin Bieber Returns to NBC's TODAY for Final Concert of the Summer, 9/10Justin Bieber Returns to NBC's TODAY for Final Concert of the Summer, 9/10
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

For the first time since drawing massive crowds with his 2012 performance, Justin Bieber will return to NBC's TODAY for a special live concert on Rockefeller Plaza, Thursday, September 10. (more...)

Be Creative Welcomes New Honorary Chairs Joakim Noah and Cecilia RodheBe Creative Welcomes New Honorary Chairs Joakim Noah and Cecilia Rodhe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

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HANA'S SUITCASE to Open YPT's 50th Anniversary SeasonHANA'S SUITCASE to Open YPT's 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The powerful story of Hana's Suitcase will open the 50th Anniversary Season at Young People's Theatre (YPT) on October 8.This new production, directed by Allen MacInnis, is based on the internationally-acclaimed book by Karen Levine and adapted for the stage by Emil Sher. Premiering in 2005 and remounted in 2007 and 2010 due to overwhelming audience demand, this incredible true story has the power to move both children and adults alike. (more...)

Austin Mayor Proclaims Today FROM DUSK TILL DAWN Day in TexasAustin Mayor Proclaims Today FROM DUSK TILL DAWN Day in Texas
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

In anticipation of the second season premiere of the supernatural crime saga, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES, El Rey Network Founder Robert Rodriguez and Austin, Texas Mayor Steve Adler officially proclaimed August 25, 2015 'From Dusk Till Dawn Day' (more...)

TOTAL DRAMA - THE RIDONCULOUS RACE to Premiere on Cartoon Network 9/7TOTAL DRAMA - THE RIDONCULOUS RACE to Premiere on Cartoon Network 9/7
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Cartoon Network welcomes a brand-new installment of the Total Drama franchise, Total Drama -The Ridonculous Race, beginning Monday, September 7 at 5:00 P.M. (ET/PT) with new episodes every weeknight. (more...)

The Human Race Theatre to Stage THE FULL MONTY: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, 9/10-10/4The Human Race Theatre to Stage THE FULL MONTY: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, 9/10-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The Human Race proudly launches its 2015-2016 Eichelberger Loft Season with the smash hit The Full Monty: The Broadway Musical. With a book by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally and music and lyrics by Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek, the hilarious and heartwarming story follows six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers who, in need of quick cash and low on prospects, come up with the outrageous idea to put on a strip act after seeing the local women's wild enthusiasm for touring Chippendales dancers. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Nick Blaemire & Ben Fankhauser Sing Alexander Sage Oyen's 'Brothers'BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Nick Blaemire & Ben Fankhauser Sing Alexander Sage Oyen's 'Brothers'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 24, 2015

Here is Ben Fankhauser (Newsies) and Nick Blaemire (Found) singing 'Brothers,' a new song by Alexander Sage Oyen from his original musical A Night Like This.   (more...)

TV's HONDO & More Set for getTV's Western Programming BlockTV's HONDO & More Set for getTV's Western Programming Block
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Acclaimed movie diginet getTV introduces classic TV series to its lineup for the first time by adding a block of rarely seen Western series starting Saturday, September 12 at 12 p.m. ET. (more...)

Marco Cappelli Set for September Residency at The StoneMarco Cappelli Set for September Residency at The Stone
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

The Stone presents guitarist and composer Marco Cappelli's Residency commemorating his 50th birthday celebrations with concerts, film and theater events from September 8th through the 13th. (more...)

BWW Feature: Escape the Dog Days of Summer w/ Our Favorite Animal ShowtunesBWW Feature: Escape the Dog Days of Summer w/ Our Favorite Animal Showtunes
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 23, 2015

While August is quickly winding down, much of the country is still engulfed in an oppressive summer heat. Whether or not it's global warming (it's global warming), there is no escaping the Dog Days of Summer. So, for our monthly feature, Jeff Walker and I made the only tangentially related leap to take a look at our favorite showtunes about animals, dogs or otherwise. Take a look at what we came up with, and share yours in the comments below. (more...)

Season Two Premiere of 'FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES' Available on DemandSeason Two Premiere of 'FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES' Available on Demand
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED SEASON TWO PREMIERE OF 'FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES' (more...)

New Episode of ABC Family's "Kevin From Work," Airing 9/9New Episode of ABC Family's "Kevin From Work," Airing 9/9
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

It's Kevin's birthday, and he's not in the mood to celebrate in a new episode of “Kevin From Work,” airing on Wednesday, September 9th at 8:30 PM ET/PT, (more...)

Soho Rep's 2015-16 Season to Feature Premieres, Workshops & MoreSoho Rep's 2015-16 Season to Feature Premieres, Workshops & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Sarah Benson and Executive Director Cynthia Flowers, Soho Rep. has continually produced work by bold artists who harness the intimate power of the organization's own 73-seat black box theater, as well as other spaces, to create transformative experiences. Soho Rep.'s 2015-16 season, announced today, comprises two more ambitious new works-both characterized by irreverent humor, wild theatricality, and extraordinarily inventive language-and Write with Us, a series of open-to-the-public writing workshops led by acclaimed, Soho Rep.-produced playwrights. (more...)

Family Arts Festival Set for Greenwich Theatre in OctoberFamily Arts Festival Set for Greenwich Theatre in October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

A magical story-telling show combining puppetry, live music and circus will launch the third annual Family Arts Festival at Greenwich Theatre in October. (more...)

MTC Education Department's Stargate Theatre Company to Stage DEEPER THAN SKIN This WeekendMTC Education Department's Stargate Theatre Company to Stage DEEPER THAN SKIN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The Stargate Theatre Company, a project of Manhattan Theatre Club's Education Department will perform an original piece, Deeper Than Skin, this Saturday, August 22nd at 3:00PM and 7:00PM at MTC- Stage II at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). Each performance will last approximately forty-five minutes and will be followed by a talkback onstage with the performer-writers.  After the 7:00PM talkback, there will be a brief reception in the theatre lobby.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of the New Group's MERCURY FURPhoto Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of the New Group's MERCURY FUR
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 20, 2015

The New Group presents the Off-Broadway premiere of Philip Ridley's Mercury Fur, which launched the company's 2015-16 season last night, August 19, 2015 (previews began August 5). MERCURY FUR by Philip Ridley is directed by Scott Elliott and runs at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Puff Daddy & The Family To Headline The 2015 REVOLT Music ConferencePuff Daddy & The Family To Headline The 2015 REVOLT Music Conference
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Adding more heat to the already impressive lineup, REVOLT announced the first round of all-star performers who will take the stage during the second annual REVOLT Music Conference (RMC). (more...)

James & Jamesy to Serve HIGH TEA at Presentation House Theatre, 9/24-10/4James & Jamesy to Serve HIGH TEA at Presentation House Theatre, 9/24-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

From the multi-award winning, masterful comedians James & Jamesy comes the inventive and outrageously funny theatrical adventure High Tea, on stage September 24 - October 4, 2015 at Presentation House Theatre. Transcending physical comedy and redefining immersive theatre, the 13-time "Best-of-Fest" Fringe winners will sweep spectators out to sea in an aquatic escapade brimming with whimsy, action, and ingenuity. (more...)

Blank Theatre's SOMETHING TRULY MONSTROUS Opens 10/3Blank Theatre's SOMETHING TRULY MONSTROUS Opens 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

The cast and designers have been set for The Blank Theatre's world premiere production of Something Truly Monstrous by Jeff Tabnick, directed by Daniel Henning. Preview performances begin September 26 with opening night set for Saturday, October 3, and the engagement will run through November 8. (more...)

Dave Willetts, Siobhan McCarthy & More Set for 'PURE IMAGINATION', Celebrating Leslie BricusseDave Willetts, Siobhan McCarthy & More Set for 'PURE IMAGINATION', Celebrating Leslie Bricusse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Final casting is today announced for the World Premiere of Pure Imagination, which celebrates the songs of Leslie Bricusse, one of the most prolific and well loved film and musical theatre songwriters of our time. (more...)

West End's ELF Announces Complete Cast - Ben Forster, Kimberley Walsh and More!West End's ELF Announces Complete Cast - Ben Forster, Kimberley Walsh and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The full cast for the London premiere of the smash hit musical ELF has been announced. The company is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager. Also in the cast are Katie Bradley, Charlie Bull, Nicola Coates, Alex Fobbester, Anton Fosh, Charlotte Gale, Francis Haugen, Matt Holland, Tash Holway, Paul Hutton, Mark Iles, Ceili O'Connor, Debbie Paul, Joanna Rennie, Barnaby Thompson and Ed White. Harry Collett, Ilan Galkoff, Noah Key and Ewan Rutherford will alternate the role of Michael. (more...)

Checkout 51 Wins Future Digital Award From Juniper ResearchCheckout 51 Wins Future Digital Award From Juniper Research
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

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VIDEO: All-New Promo for THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAHVIDEO: All-New Promo for THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Trevor Noah readies his seat at THE DAILY SHOW, where he takes over as host starting September 28 at 11/10c. Watch an all-new promo below! (more...)

PITCH PERFECT 2 Among Movies & TV Shows Heading to Amazon This SeptemberPITCH PERFECT 2 Among Movies & TV Shows Heading to Amazon This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Whether you're in the mood for comedy, a thriller, a tearjerker or something more educational, September ushers in a huge new collection of movie and TV titles available for instant streaming, rental and purchase for Amazon customers. (more...)

BWW Review: AVENUE Q at Seacoast Repertory TheaterBWW Review: AVENUE Q at Seacoast Repertory Theater
by Trevor Worden - Aug 17, 2015

'Avenue Q runs at the Seacoast Repertory Theater from August 14th- September 13th and it is not to be missed. This show is the gem of the year' -By Trevor Worden (more...)

Scoop: CASTLE on ABC - Sunday, September 6, 2015Scoop: CASTLE on ABC - Sunday, September 6, 2015
by - Aug 17, 2015

Get all the scoop on CASTLE, airing on ABC on Sunday, September 6, 2015! (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature Legendary African American Tennis Pioneer Althea GibsonTHIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature Legendary African American Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

People often cite Arthur Ashe as the first African American to win Wimbledon (1975). He was indeed the first African American male to win the men's singles title, but it was, in fact, Althea Gibson, who was the first African American to cross the color lineplaying and winning at Wimbledon (1957 and 1958) and at the U.S. Nationals (1957 and 1958 precursor of the U.S. Open). (more...)

STAGES St. Louis to Present THE FULL MONTY, 9/4-10/4STAGES St. Louis to Present THE FULL MONTY, 9/4-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

STAGES St. Louis welcomes back its red-hot award-winning smash hit The Full Monty! Featuring a powerful story with enduring characters, this hilarious, yet heartwarming musical comedy will run September 4 - October 4 at the Robert G. Reim theatre in Kirkwood.  (more...)

BWW Review: SHE KILLS MONSTERS Is UnexpectedBWW Review: SHE KILLS MONSTERS Is Unexpected
by Marietta Lunceford - Aug 14, 2015

I have to say that this is not a show for everyone, but I liked it much more than I thought I would. It was funny, had some really nice acting and had a point to make. I am so glad that I was invited and made the time to see this interesting play. (more...)

ABC Family's YOUNG & HUNGRY and KEVIN FROM WORK to Swap Time SlotsABC Family's YOUNG & HUNGRY and KEVIN FROM WORK to Swap Time Slots
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

ABC Family announced that returning hit comedy “Young & Hungry” will swap time slots with freshman comedy “Kevin From Work” when “Young & Hungry” premieres on Wednesday, August 19 at 8:00PM ET/PT. “Kevin From Work” will air at 8:30PM ET/PT. Reality series “Job or No Job” rounds out the Wednesday line-up, with the series airing at 9:00 PM ET/PT. (more...)

NBC's LAST COMIC STANDING Reduces Field to 41 CompetitorsNBC's LAST COMIC STANDING Reduces Field to 41 Competitors
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

BC's hit summer comedy competition series "Last Comic Standing" is down to its final 41 contestants, all competing for an incredible prize package worth $250,000, including a development deal for their own television show. (more...)

Brian De Palma to Receive 2015 Filmmaker Award at Venice Film FestivalBrian De Palma to Receive 2015 Filmmaker Award at Venice Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre have announced that the great American director Brian De Palma will receive the Venice International Film Festival's Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2015 Award (more...)

Scoop: KEVIN FROM WORK on ABC FAMILY - Wednesday, September 2, 2015Scoop: KEVIN FROM WORK on ABC FAMILY - Wednesday, September 2, 2015
by - Aug 13, 2015

Get all the scoop on KEVIN FROM WORK, airing on ABC FAMILY on Wednesday, September 2, 2015! (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING with Fearless TheatreBWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING with Fearless Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Aug 13, 2015

Fearless Theatre's production of Spring Awakening left me reeling for a sincere vibrancy the show typically stimulates in me. (more...)

Neil Labute & More Added to MCC Theater's Playlabs Reading SeriesNeil Labute & More Added to MCC Theater's Playlabs Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced the 2015 PlayLabs reading series, which will feature new works in development by playwrights MCC Playwright in Residence Neil LaBute, MCC Theater Youth Company alum Ren Dara Santiago, and rising playwright Stephen Brown.  Readings will be held on September 21st, September 28th, and October 5th, as shown below, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street).  All readings are at 7pm.  Full casting will be announced at a later date.  Tickets on-sale now are $15, which include the post-reading reception.  For tickets and more info, please visit www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

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