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East Haddam, CT 06423

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Feinstein's at the Nikko to Launch 'Musicals in Concert' Series with HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

This summer, Feinstein's at the Nikko will present concert productions of two classic Jerry Herman musicals -- Hello, Dolly! and Mame -- as part of their new "Musicals in Concert" series. (more...)

Arthur Mitchell to be Honored with Columbia Doctorate of Humane Letters
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jessica Walker - Deciphering Diva
by Guest Blogger: Jessica Walker - May 9, 2016

Divas are a classic theatre troupe that have appeared in productions for decades. So often divas come off as brazen, brash, and dramatic, having a shallow personality and the constant need to acquire attention. Earlier in April my peers and I began work on "Hay Fever" by Noel Coward, a play that puts a dramatic family under the microscope and examines the interactions between relatives that don't fit the standard definition of "normal." I was thrilled to have been cast as Judith Bliss, the matriarch of the Bliss family and an ex-starlet herself. Through the process of this show, and using Judith as a lens, I have found the "diva" to be so much more than the dramatic figure he or she is often portrayed to be, but rather a complex and insecure character that can be challenging to decipher.  (more...)

MUSICALS TONIGHT Announces 2016-2017 Season, Featuring Five Classic Revivals
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2016

Musicals Tonight will offer FIVE classic revivals in their 19th season - Funny Face, Hoi Polloi, Louisiana Purchase, Mr. Wonderful, and I Can Get It for You Wholesale. A subscription costs $146.25 and single tickets will go on sale after Labor Day. Performances are at the intimate Lion Theatre (88 seats) in the Theatre Row Studios complex at 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

BWW Review: DOGFIGHT Delights Audiences at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
by Meredith Kreisa - May 7, 2016

The University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance is staging DOGFIGHT. With an intimate setting, exceptional acting, and a well-designed production, anyone (who is old enough, comfortable with stage violence, has lungs that readily accept fog, and appreciates a good curse word) will enjoy the show. (more...)

Tastykake Celebrates Legendary Turtles With Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows Partnership
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Snack brand, Tastykake is teaming up with four fearless turtles this summer through a radical partnership with Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of the Shadows, in theaters June 3. Fans of the beloved crime fighting, teenage turtles can experience the excitement of the new film by picking up any of the four limited edition packages, as well as enter to win prizes online. (more...)

Magic Show IMPOSSIBLE to Open at Noel Coward Theatre in July
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

IMPOSSIBLE, the world's greatest magic show, will return to London this summer, following its acclaimed West End season last year. The show, which features the world's greatest illusionists including new cast members Josephine Lee, Sabine Van Diemen and Magical Bones, will begin performances at the Noel Coward Theatre on Friday 8 July and run through to Saturday 27 August (Press Night: Wednesday 13 July at 7:00pm). (more...)

FOOL FOR LOVE's Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell to Reunite for Animated Film
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Augenblick Studios (Ugly Americans, Wonder Showzen, Superjail) is turning to Indiegogo to raise funds for production of the animated feature film THE ADVENTURES OF DRUNKY. The R-rated comedy stars Nina Arianda as Fancy, the love interest to Drunky played by Arianda's FOOL FOR LOVE co-star Sam Rockwell. (more...)

SEEN / BY EVERYONE Premiere to Muse on the Digital Age at HERE This June
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Five on a Match presents the world premiere of SEEN / BY EVERYONE, directed by Kristin Marting, co-conceived by Amir Darvish and Meg MacCary, and co-written by Matthew Cohn, Amir Darvish, Meg MacCary, Enormvs Munoz and Jen Taher. (more...)

BWW Review: Ah-choo! Theatre Memphis Gets HAY FEVER
by Joseph Baker - May 6, 2016

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REHEARSAL FOR MURDER Coming to Coventry
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Following his phenomenal decade-long success with The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold over two million tickets and continually played to packed houses all around the UK, Bill Kenwright returns with an all-new instalment of classic mystery in Rehearsal For Murder from Mon 9 - Sat 14 May. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by Melissa Giordano - May 4, 2016

In spite of what you may have heard or read about this show from its 2006 Broadway incarnation, The Wedding Singer is certainly an enjoyable time. Who doesn't love 1980's campiness? Not only that, the Tony nominated stage version stays very true to the hilarious Adam Sandler movie particularly with the dialog. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present HEDDA GABLER This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. (more...)

True Religion Redefines Clienteling and Next-Gen Customer Engagement With Apple Watch App and Aptos Retail Solutions
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

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VIDEO: All-New Trailer for TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS
by Movies News Desk - May 3, 2016

Below, watch the new trailer for TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS! TMNT 2 is coming to theatres and Real D 3D June 3, 2016. (more...)

A&E to Premiere Season Two of Hit Series 60 DAYS IN, 5/26
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

The #1 new non-fiction series 60 DAYS IN returns for an explosive second season following the success of its inaugural season. (more...)

CONCERT FOR A CAUSE Set for Unity Center, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Broadway and cabaret performers come together for a good cause on Saturday, June 4 at 7 pm at Unity Center in Norwalk, Connecticut. The 'cause' for this concert will be announced as a part of the event itself, so just come enjoy a stellar show with two for one drinks after the event at BJ Ryan's BANC House (around the corner from Unity Center). (more...)

bergenPAC to Host An Evening With Peter and Paul, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

?Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents An Evening With Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey, Peter and Paul of "Peter, Paul, and Mary"-Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

'The Dr. Oz Show' Helps With Nationwide Book Drive for 'Books Across America'
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ On Wednesday, May 25, 'Books Across America' launches with 'The Dr. Oz Show,' UPS, Scholastic, and the National WIC Association (NWA), a nationwide book drive and week-long campaign, May 25 to May 31. The drive aims to get books into the hands of children across the country ages 0 to 5. The campaign was inspired by First 5 California's Talk. Read. Sing. public service media campaign, which encourages parents and caregivers to verbally interact with children from birth which, research shows aids in brain development. (more...)

Whodunnit REHEARSAL FOR MURDER Comes To Theatre Royal Glasgow
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

From the pen of the legendary award-winning writing team Richard Levinson and William Link, the creators of the unsurpassable mystery series Murder She Wrote and the award-winning TV detective series Columbo, comes this classic 'whodunnit' murder mystery.  (more...)

Apollo Theater Sets 2016-17 Season: Hendrix in Harlem, WOW - Women of the World Festival & More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its 2016-2017 season, which will feature an array of programs showcasing both established and emerging artists and deepen parterships with a diverse array of institutions. The new season will extend the nonprofit institution's commitment to catalyzing the creation of new works that draw upon the legacy of the world-famous Theater. Alongside engagements with international artists working in a variety of disciplines, the season will include forums for cross-cultural dialogue led by artists and scholars, and education programs for students and families from throughout the five boroughs. (more...)

Andrea Axelrod to Perform at The Metropolitan Room This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

For her first appearances at The Metropolitan Room, Andrea Axelrod will present Almost Like Being in Love - exploring songs 'about the cusp of love', with music director Barry Levitt and bass player Jon Burr. (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, June 6, 2016
by - May 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, June 6, 2016! (more...)

BWW Interview: Writer Nathanael William Stolte
by Mark C. Lloyd - May 23, 2016

Nathanael William Stolte is a madcap, DIY, Buffalo poet. His first chapbook 'A Beggar's Book of Poems' published by LastFirstPress-PrintCollective came out in the summer of 2015. He has been a featured poet at Third Wednesday, ECC, and Buffalo State College. Also, in Cleveland, Ohio at Guide to Kulture Book Store. He is one of the founding members of Cringe-Worthy Poets Collective. CWPCollective Press is the kitchen table press he and the Cringers started this year. His second chapbook 'Bumblebee Petting Zoo' and small collections of poems '9 By NWS' and '8 By NWS' were published this year (2016). He is currently working on a summer tour with the Cringers and John Dorsey, nine cities from New Jersey to New Mexico at the end of July. He travels to Kent and Cleveland Ohio for readings as well as Rochester New York. He hopes to expand to Syracuse New York and Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He describes his poetics as cathartic confessional or nostalgic reverie. He also co-hosts a monthly poetry circle at Rust Belt on Grant Street, every first Thursday of the month, always at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Patrick Page is Ruling the Underworld Downtown in NYTW's HADESTOWN
by Nicole Rosky - May 22, 2016

He's taken on Scar, Claude Frollo, the Green Goblin, and the Grinch... but his past characters are not all that bad (at least he doesn't see it that way). Now Patrick Page is back on stage at New York Theatre Workshop and this time it's all about the underworld. (more...)

BWW Review: A SONG AT TWILIGHT at STNJ is Brilliant
by Marina Kennedy - May 20, 2016

See 'A Song at Twilight' now at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison through May 29th. Directed by Paul Mullins, this brilliant production kicks off the 2016 season. (more...)

CIRCUS SESSIONS 2016 Set for Harbourfront Centre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Circus arts and contemporary dance blend together in the female-centric performance created for CIRCUS SESSIONS 2016, the culmination of a week-long creative laboratory featuring Canadian and American circus artists presented by Toronto's Femmes du Feu. Two daring performances will be presented on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 at 8pm at Harbourfront Centre Theatre as part of the Harbourfront's NextSteps dance series. (more...)

Sheridan Smith FUNNY GIRL Cast Recording To Be Released July 8th
by Michael Dale - May 18, 2016

Pre-orders for the Menier Chocolate Factory production that transferred to the West End's Savoy Theatre are now being taken by Amazon. (more...)

ABC Unveils 2016-17 Programming Slate Including Nine New Series
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2016-17 slate of programming, including the addition of nine new series. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall, in New York City. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally. (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, May 30, 2016
by - May 16, 2016

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, May 30, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, May 31, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 16, 2016

Get all the scoop on FRESH OFF THE BOAT, airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 31, 2016! (more...)

The Barboza Method Fitness Studio Opens in West Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

The Barboza Method Studio is proud to announce its grand opening on Sunday, April 17th. An opening night event will be held on April 17th from 4 to 9pm. Guests will enjoy drinks and food from neighboring bar The Pikey, and local fresh juice favorite Open Source Organics, and food from PopKitch. Red carpet and photos begin at 4pm. The launch event is open to the press, industry insiders, and clients. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for May 16-22, Featuring Laura Benanti, Matthew Morrison, and More!
by Louisa Brady - May 15, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Victoria Shaw: 'Under the Covers' With Special Guests Matthew and Gunnar Nelson; Laura Michelle Kelly at 54 Below; A Celebration of Laura Benanti Starring Laura Benanti and Friends; Matthew Morrison at 54 Below; and Julia Mattison IS Ruby Manger: Springtime For Ruby - A Farewell Engagement. (more...)

Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill Presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS This June
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill proudly presents TWELVE ANGRY JURORS adapted by Sherman L. Sergel based on the Emmy award-winning television movie Twelve Angry Men, the 1954 teleplay by Reginald Rose for the CBS Studio One anthology television series. Twelve Angry Men was also a major motion picture, nominated for several Academy Awards and subsequently enjoyed great success on Broadway.  (more...)

ArtsWest Announces 2016-2017 Season: UNCHARTED
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

ArtsWest announces their 2016-2017 season, UNCHARTED. See full details below! (more...)

ArtsWest Sets 2016-17 Season: SWEENEY TODD, MOTHERS AND SONS & More
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

ArtsWest Artistic Director Mathew Wright has announced his second season, running September 2016 through July 2017. Opening with acclaimed dramatist Terrence McNally's MOTHERS AND SONS, the six production season will include the magical story telling of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER based on the novel by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson; an Olivier Award winning new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's GHOSTS; a piercing glimpse into the teen-age world in Kirsten Greenidge's MILK LIKE SUGAR; Byrony Lavery's unflinching drama FROZEN; and the Stephen Sondheim musical thriller SWEENEY TODD. (more...)

Matthew Morrison, Laura Benanti Celebration and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater to Present VENUS IN FUR
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

?Pittsburgh Public Theater presents the Pittsburgh premiere of David Ives' Broadway hit, Venus in Fur. Directed by Jesse Berger, Artistic Director of New York's Red Bull Theater, Venus in Fur runs June 2 - 26, 2016 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Present World Premiere Translation of HEDDA GABLER
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. Working from a freshly translated script by Anne-Charlotte Harvey that removes stilted language while staying true to Ibsen's voice, the actors have put their personal touches on their characters to create a piece that speaks to contemporary audiences. Lovers of classic theatre will not want to miss this gripping world premiere translation. (more...)

Stage and Screen Director Stephen Daldry Mentors NYC Film Students; Watch PATHWAYS Short!
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2016

Stephen Daldry might be one of the busiest theater and film directors, but he still finds the time to mentor students who are interested in becoming filmmakers.  (more...)

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $92,000 In Scholarships To 83 New Jersey High School Seniors
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

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Dillie Keane to Close Out Brits Off Broadway with HELLO DILLIE
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

59E59 Theaters will welcome Dillie Keane (from Fascinating Aida) back to Brits Off Broadway with the US premiere of HELLO DILLIE, written by Ms. Keane and Adele Anderson, and directed by Simon Green and featuring Michael Roulston on piano. Produced by Pleasance Theatre Trust Ltd, HELLO DILLIE begins performances on Tuesday June 7 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 3.  Press opening is Tuesday, June 14 at 7:30 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Julia Mattison's RUBY MANGER LIVE! THE FAREWELL ENGAGEMENT Set for Feinstein's/ 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

'Join fictional Broadway diva Ruby Manger as she makes her long-awaited return to the New York Stage at Feinstein's/ 54 Below! Julia Mattison stars as Ms. Manger, an enigmatic Broadway icon, famous for such roles as Trudy the Blind Ghost in I See You, Not Really, But You Know What I Mean (Tony Award Winner, Best Musical and Best Actress) and as Roberta in the film 'Inside Roberta' (Sundance Film Festival rejected submission). Through a whirlwind of songs, stories, and Broadway's special guests, Ruby will re-visit her greatest career highlights and lowlights, from winning her first Tony award, to her not-so-secret love affairs, to doing quaaludes in a basement with Rod Stewart that one time. Ms. Manger is back from rehab, better than ever, and ready to re-claim her place as Broadway's shining Ruby with a thrilling and revealing evening at Broadway's Nightclub!' (more...)

Cast, Contributors Announced for History's Docu-Drama BARBARIANS RISING
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

HISTORY, announced today the cast and contributors for the global eight-part docu-drama, 'Barbarians Rising.' The cast portrays the legendary warriors as they're engaged in one of mankind's most timeless struggles - the fight for freedom. (more...)

Outskirts Press and Colorado Humanities Partner for the 2016 Colorado Book Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Outskirts Press, the fastest-growing full-service self-publishing and book marketing company and a proud sponsor of the 25th annual Colorado Book Awards, announced that the 2016 finalists have been selected. This annual event is run by The Colorado Center for the Book, the program department of the Colorado Humanities, which is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of Colorado's outstanding authors, editors, illustrators and photographers. (more...)

N.M Management Associates Acquires a Third Client in Record Time
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

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Dr. Reginald Noel Releases WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT THE HUMAN SOUL
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Dr. Reginald Noel marks his publishing debut with the release of 'What the Bible Says About the Human Soul' (published by Trafford Publishing). In this incisive and insightful book, the author talks about the teachings of Jesus Christ and how it relates to spiritual concepts like the soul. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night of R.Evolución Latina's BOUNTIFUL!
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 1, 2016

R.Evolucion Latina's BOUNTIFUL opened on April 27, 2016 at Manhattan Movement and Arts Center. Broadway World has the first pictures of the red carpet event! (more...)

BWW Race Review: 2016 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon - Raising the Bar in Racing Excellence
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 30, 2016

Now in its 13th year, the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon continues to raise the bar in racing excellence by offering an expertly organized event, fantastic route of Columbus, giant finisher's bling, free race photos, and one of the best post-race parties in town.  In a ground-breaking announcement, the 2016 USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships and OhioHealth Cap City Half were featured LIVE on WBNS-10TV and streamed live on USATF.TV as a two-hour broadcast — the first of its kind in Ohio. (more...)

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