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Photo Flash: First Look at THE CARDINAL at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Natalie Simpson (Royal Shakespeare Company's recent productions of King Lear, Hamlet and Cymbeline) joins an eleven-strong cast to play Duchess Rosaura alongside the previously announced Stephen Boxer in THE CARDINAL at Southwark Playhouse. (more...)

Killian Donnelly and Carley Stenson to Join the Cast of LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

From Monday 12 June 2017, there will be major cast changes at the West End production of "LES MISERABLES" at the Queen's Theatre, which is now in its record breaking 33rd year. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
by - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, May 17, 2017! (more...)

LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES Announce the LET Bursary in Association With RADA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Today, Les Enfants Terribles and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) have launched a crowdfunding campaign for the first ever LET Bursary. RADA graduate Katherine Kelly (Coronation Street, Happy Valley, City of Angels) is the official patron of the award. (more...)

DJ Licious Reveals Video for Summer Anthem 'I Hear You Calling'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Belgian producer & SHOMI label boss DJ Licious has unveiled the music video for his latest single, 'I Hear You Calling'. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): Griffin, LoCardo and Horst from CCP's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 28, 2017

Directed by Bryce McDonald and featuring a cast that includes Ross Griffin (as Jerry Lee Lewis), Daniel W. Black (Carl Perkins), Edward LoCardo (Elvis Presley) and Steven Horst (Johnny Cash) as the titular quartet, Million Dollar Quartet is sure to set box office records in Crossville where you are likely to find the very best musical theater this side of Broadway. (more...)

VR Theatrical Announces Sidesplitting THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP for Pieter Toerien's Montecasino Theatre and Theatre On The Bay this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

DOWNTON ABBEY and the TWILIGHT saga collide in Charles Ludlam's spoof, THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, which will be presented in South Africa by VR Theatrical by special arrangement with Samuel French. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher star in The Addams Family, coming to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month. (more...)

Vans Opens Public Voting for the 8th Annual Custom Culture Design Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Vans, in partnership with LCAD (Laguna College of Art + Design), Americans for the Arts, Blick Art Materials and Journeys, is excited to share the top 50 semi-finalists for the Vans Custom Culture high school art competition. Through May 10, everyone nationwide can support arts education by visiting Vans.com/CustomCulture to vote for their favorite designs and determine the five finalists who will compete to win $50,000 for their high school art program. (more...)

Robbie Rozelle to Sing SONGS FROM INSIDE MY LOCKER at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Robbie Rozelle in "Songs From Inside My Locker" on June 9, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)


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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Presents 'Magnetic Fields' Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the forthcoming exhibition, Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today, which will be on view at Kemper Museum June 8 through September 17, 2017, and will then travel to the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. Magnetic Fields is the first U.S. presentation dedicated exclusively to the formal and historical dialogue of abstraction by women artists of color. The exhibition has also garnered major support and merit through the reception of prestigious grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The exhibition is organized by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, and co-curated by Erin Dziedzic, director of curatorial affairs at Kemper Museum, and Melissa Messina, independent curator and curator of the Mildred Thompson Estate, Atlanta, Georgia. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Oliver Is Trapped in the Bunker on Next ARROW
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

On the next episode of ARROW titled 'Underneath', things get intense when Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) are trapped in the bunker together. (more...)

New Revival of SHIRLEY VALENTINE Comes to the King's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Willy Russell's heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. Next week, a new production starring Jodie Prenger will run at the King's Theatre, Glasgow forming part of a major revival of the classic story. (more...)

BWW Blog: Marissa Emerson - Greater Philadelphia Cappies Nominees Announced!
by Guest Blogger: Marissa Emerson - Apr 27, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25th the Greater Philadelphia Cappies released their list of Award Nominees for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Hunter College Art Galleries Announce HOMECOMING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Hunter College Art Galleries are pleased to announce Homecoming, an exhibition of four Hunter Studio Art MFA alumni: Katherine Behar (MFA 2009), Oliver Herring (MFA 1991), Julia Jacquette (MFA 1992) and Yashua Klos (MFA 2009). (more...)

Children of Rock to Hit the Road on SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour; Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced his high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock - The Musical will launch a US National Tour in Rochester, NY, at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre in September 2017. (more...)

Miles Anderson to Play Patriarch in HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast for George Bernard Shaw's comic and caustic masterwork Heartbreak House, directed by Tresnjak. The show plays May 11 to June 11. (more...)

DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS To Rock 'n' Roll Into The Edinburgh Playhouse This May
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 26, 2017

Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical returns to celebrate 10 years of the multi-million selling albums that inspired the Olivier Award nominated musical. (more...)

VIDEO: John Oliver Goes Behind-the-Scenes of the Dalai Lama on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, John Oliver revealed why he was kicked out of a Tokyo sauna and some of the Dalai Lama's behind-the-scenes hijinks during their Last Week Tonight interview. (more...)

Joshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Pilobolus to Launch 10th Annual World Science Festival in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The World Science Festival will culminate its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across New York City's five boroughs, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Richard Maxwell's SAMARA Extends at Soho Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In response to critical acclaim and popular demand, Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, extends the world premiere, Soho Rep. commission of Richard Maxwell's Samara through May 14. (more...)

Veteran New Jersey Rocker, Wayne Olivieri Returns with Debut Solo Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

When asked about New Jersey rock veteran Wayne Olivieri, The Rascals' Eddie Brigati said, 'He's one of the most charismatic singer/frontman I've seen in a LONG time.....when he's on stage he doesn't let you NOT pay attention'. (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The curtain comes down on Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2016-2017 season with its annual Season Encore Performance, a crowd-pleasing reprise of some of PNB's greatest hits. (more...)

New York City to Celebrate Russian Literature at Citywide Festival This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

At a time of heightening tensions between the United States and Russia, a weeklong literary festival will seek to increase understanding across cultures with a citywide series of panels, screenings, and in-person conversations featuring some of Russia's most acclaimed new authors, famed translators of Russian fiction, and several of the world's leading Russian literature scholars and literary critics. (more...)

MIRAMAX' Appoints Entertainment Veteran Bill Block As Chief Executive Officer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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Grand Theatre in Search of Information on Actor from 1909 Play
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre are appealing for information on an actor who appeared in a production of The Little Minister in 1909. (more...)

BWW Review: ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND, The Vaults
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 26, 2017

Following the sell-out run in 2015 at The Vaults deep under Waterloo Station, Les Enfants Terribles' and ebp bring their Olivier award nominated Alice's Adventures Underground back to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved book. Less like a gentle retelling of the story and more like experiencing falling down the rabbit hole yourself, Alice's Adventures Underground is a more grown up way to immerse yourself in this fantastic story. (more...)

Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Season; Additional Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced additional details in casting for the 2017 summer season including, Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, Steven Pasquale, Cynthia Erivo, Alexandra Socha and many more to join.  Additional details on the popular Fridays@3 Reading Series have also been announced.   (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Hold Your Piece' Episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Below, check out a promo for the next episode of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS titled “Hold Your Piece”. Don't miss new episodes of the show's final season airing on Tuesdays at 8/7c on Freeform!  (more...)

SMUT: AN UNSEEMLY STORY by Alan Bennett Comes to Z Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson) by Alan Bennett Word for Word's first production of the 2017 Season, running May 13 - Jun 11  (previews May 10-12) with a press night on May 13 in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. Alan Bennett is one of England's finest and wittiest writers who explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people's public appearance and their private desires in this tender and surprising story. Bennett is known for authoring a range of plays and screenplays including the plays: The History Boys (Tony 2006), Kafka's Dick, The Wind in The Willows,The Madness of George III and for film: The Lady in (more...)

Cal Shakes Opens 2017 Season with AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Director Desdemona Chiang makes her Cal Shakes debut, infusing Shakespeare's  romantic comedy with the vibrant, complicated, and shifting energy of the Bay Area.   Berkeley, CA, April 26 - California Shakespeare Theater begins its 43rd Season with Shakespeare's gender-bending comedy, As You Like It. In director Desdemona Chiang's all new production, adaptable and resilient Rosalind must leave everything she knows behind to find her true family. (more...)

Kathryn Roszak to Participate in MOVING FORWARD - WOMEN BALLET CHOREOGRAPHERS EAST AND WEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

San Francisco-based Kathryn Roszak to participate in 'Moving Forward - Women Ballet Choreographers East and West' at the 92nd Street Y Roszak will present excerpts from her 'Reverse Flow' and 'Emily Dances' (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

Heidi Schreck's WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and More on Tap for Clubbed Thumb's 2017 SUMMERWORKS Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced casting for this season's SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. (more...)

Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
by - Apr 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, May 10, 2017! (more...)

Keep the Kids Busy this Summer at Summer Camps in West Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Keep the kids busy this summer by sending them to a summer camp in West Michigan! There are many day camps and overnight camps for kids of all ages, some of which have themes and specific objectives such as music, cooking, or sports. (more...)

Gardner & Wife Theatre to Present STUCK This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Gardner & Wife Theatre's STUCK will run 8 - 29 May 2017 in Kuala Lumpur. (more...)

BWW Interview: Carrie Hope Fletcher Talks THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by Marianka Swain - Apr 25, 2017

Carrie Hope Fletcher has starred in numerous musicals, including Les Miserables, Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and has also published two books. She's currently playing Wednesday Addams in the UK premiere of Andrew Lippa, Marshall Brickman and Rice Elice's musical The Addams Family, which has just begun its nationwide tour. (more...)

Film Forum to Screen 35mm Restoration of THE FRONT PAGE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Lewis Milestone's THE FRONT PAGE (1931), starring Adolphe Menjou and Pat O'Brien in the first, most faithful, and most purely cinematic adaptation of Hecht & MacArthur's classic play, will have a special screening at Film Forum on April 27 at 4:50pm and 7:50. (more...)

Burning Coal and CAM Raleigh Present THE GREEKS 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Burning Coal Theatre Company and Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh will collaborate on a production of The Greeks, adapted by Ian Finley from the plays of Sophocles (Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone)  June 9 - 25, 2017 at CAM Raleigh, 409 West Martin Street, Warehouse District, Raleigh. (more...)

Tomorrow is Here! Kelrik Productions Presents ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Kelrik Productions  will present ANNIE, one of America's most beloved musicals, April 21 - 30 at the San Luis Obispo Guild Hall.  Annie will be directed by Kelrik's Artistic Director Erik Austin, with music direction by John Cribb. (more...)

Baayork Lee Will Receive Tony Awards' 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld is happy to report that Baayork Lee will receive the Isabelle Stevenson Award at the 2017 Tony Awards. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 4/25 - 5/1 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 4/25 - 5/1, airing on NBC (more...)

TBS Orders Third Season of Cable's Most-Watched Original Comedy THE DETOUR
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Turner's TBS has ordered a third season of its hit series THE DETOUR, cable's most watched original comedy for the year-to-date. (more...)

Orphans, Lucky Breaks and Hard Work! Seven Rags-to-Riches Musicals from ANNIE to ANASTASIA
by Jessica Khan - Apr 24, 2017

Broadway loves a good orphan story, or the classic came-from-nothing and rose-to-something plot line. There's something heartening about those who 'make it' despite all the odds. In honor of ANASTASIA's opening tonight, we've rounded up some of Broadway's rags-to-riches tales! (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC - Tuesday, May 9, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE , airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 9, 2017! (more...)

Houston Symphony Celebrates Dr. Seuss With 'Green Eggs and Ham' Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Houston Symphony celebrates the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss with a semi-staged, orchestral version of “Green Eggs and Ham” at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017.Led by Associate Conductor Robert Franz, the animated, fun-filled celebration of Dr. Seuss at the Symphony will also feature familiar music from animated television classics and lively musical works that capture the imagination. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jennifer Jasper's PRESSING MATTERS Celebrates Opening Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Mary J. Davis / MBL Productions present the World Premiere of Pressing Matters by Jennifer Jasper, directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt. The show opened on Thursday, April 20, and will run through May 20, 2017 at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

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