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Liam Gallagher Debut Solo Track 'Wall Of Glass' Available Now From Forthcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

An era-defining voice and the frontman of his generation, Liam Gallagher kicks off a new stage in his career with the announcement of his debut solo underplay tour of the U.K. and Ireland. (more...)

Hub Theatre Company presents WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT, Directed by Paula Plum
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Fresh off its recent IRNE wins, Hub Theatre Company of Boston will continue its fifth season with the hilarious theatrical romp Waiting for Waiting for Godot by Dave Hanson Friday, July 14 through Saturday, July 29 at Club Cafe, 209 Columbus Avenue in Boston's Back Bay. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for ONCE at Olympia Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Once, the record breaking stage show, returns to the Olympia Theatre for 8 weeks only this summer (30 June until 26 August). (more...)

Erik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Erik Ehn's Quiet House directed by Glory Kadigan premieres June 23 at the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (The Festivity runs June 12 - July 9 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC). (more...)

MARCUS CENTER-LIVE at Peck Pavilion Returns this Summer!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Live @ Peck Pavilion and Peck Flicks returns to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts grounds this summer. The season will run from July 6 through August 26 and each day of the series will have a different program focus. This year, Optimist Theatre: Shakespeare in the Park will join the line up on July 6-9, July 13-16 and July 20-22 at 8 pm with a performance on July 18 at 12 pm and they will present Much Ado About Nothing.  All the events in Peck Pavilion will all be free and open to the public. (more...)

Stars Come Out for Celebration of New Book CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

On Friday, June 9th, 2017, 5-7pm — a Special Book Event for “CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live” — a new book by best-selling author, Ronald Rand — will be held at The Drama Book Shop, 250 West 40 Street in New York City.  (more...)

JUST FOR LAUGHS SYDNEY Makes First Line-Up Announcement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The 7th edition of Just For Laughs Sydney is thrilled to make its first announcement for this year's festival with another amazing line-up, featuring some of the biggest and funniest international and Australian comedy stars including Kevin Bridges, Rhys Darby, Gad Elmaleh, Bert Kreischer and podcasters My Favorite Murder. (more...)

John Batdorf Channels Paul McCartney in New Solo Album 'Next Stop, Willoughby'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

John Batdorf, the legendary singer-songwriter solo artist and one half of Las Vegas Rock and Roll Hall of Famers folk-rock duo Batdorf & Rodney, has released a brand new album Next Stop, Willoughby, a collection of ten original songs all written, produced, arranged, mixed, sung, and performed entirely by John. He will be touring this summer with select dates across the U.S. (more...)

Cyndi Lauper and NEW GIRL Writer to Adapt WORKING GIRL for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Producers Fox Stage Productions and Aged In Wood Productions have announced plans to adapt the blockbuster film WORKING GIRL into a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Cyndi Lauper and book by FOX TV's 'New Girl' writer and Tigers Be Still playwright Kim Rosenstock. WORKING GIRL is based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture written by Kevin Wade. (more...)

BWW Review: SOCIAL SECURITY at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Allison Rambler - Jun 5, 2017

Every so often, a show comes along that manages to surprise even the most unlikely of theatre-goers. Shows that seem geared towards a certain audience sometimes prove themselves able to entertain a vast array of tastes, more than they may have expected. This is the case of SOCIAL SECURITY at Oyster Mill Playhouse, a play aimed to tickle the funny bones of an older crowd that still succeeds in getting a laugh from all ages. (more...)

Laura Linney & Olympia Dukakis to Reprise TALES OF THE CITY Roles for Netflix
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Tony nominee Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis will reprise their TALES OF THE CITY roles for a revival now in development at Netflix. (more...)

Cast Announced for Lookingglass Theatre's HARD TIMES This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces complete casting for the return of the award-winning, circus-infused Hard Times, adapted and directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman from the book by Charles Dickens and in association with The Actors Gymnasium. (more...)

WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT Opens Next Month at Hub Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Fresh off its recent IRNE wins, Hub Theatre Company of Boston will continue its fifth season with the hilarious theatrical romp Waiting for Waiting for Godot by Dave Hanson Friday, July 14 through Saturday, July 29 at Club Cafe, 209 Columbus Avenue in Boston's Back Bay. (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

Hero Theatre NYC Fornes Festival Directors Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Hero Theatre announced today that Lileana Blain-Cruz, Alice Reagan, Laurie Woolery, David Mendizabal and Lou Moreno have joined the roster of directors for their program Festival Irene: Celebrating the Legacy of Maria Irene Fornes, which will transfer to NYC this fall after a successful run in Los Angeles. (more...)

St. Vincent Coming to DPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

St. Vincent has announced the "Fear the Future Tour," her first extended run of dates in over two years.  St. Vincent will be at DPAC on Saturday November 25, 2017. (more...)

Korea/UK 2017-18 Launches with Family-Friendly London Korean Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The London Korean Festival 2017 with Feel Korea heralds an official year-long cultural exchange between the UK and Korea, set to bring the best of Korean art to the UK. Korean cuisine, Korean martial arts demonstrations and drumming from TAGO, who performed sold-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016, are among the attractions for families at the free day event, full of the sights, sounds and scents of Korean culture. (more...)

Lisa Palfrey, Hayley Squires, and More Join Young Vic's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Lisa Palfry (Big Mama), Hayley Squires (Mae) and Brian Gleeson (Gooper) with Richard Hansel (Doctor) and Michael J Shannon (Reverend) join the previously announced Sienna Miller (Maggie), Jack O'Connell (Brick) and Colm Meaney (Big Daddy) for the Young Vic production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. (more...)

Alter Bridge Set To Release 'Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities' 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Coming off their most-successful world tour to date, Alter Bridge announces the release of a new live album and rarities collection. (more...)

The Preatures Premiere Official Video For 'Girlhood.' Announce Album Date For 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Performing last night at the Sydney Opera House in their homeland of Australia, The Preatures revealed to a sold out crowd that they will be releasing their forthcoming album titled GIRLHOOD on Friday August 11th. (more...)

LCD Soundsystem's New Album 'American Dream' Out on Columbia Records 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

In the wake of the May 5 release of its “call the police”/“american dream” single and May 6 Saturday Night Live performance of those songs, and having sold out its latest seven-night residency at Brooklyn Steel in 10 minutes, LCD Soundsystem now confirms details of its long awaited fourth album and accompanying world tour. (more...)

Ronald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

On July 12th, 6-7pm - International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC. (more...)

El concierto OLVIDEN BROADWAY se estrena en el Teatro Rialto
by Jos Germn Martnez Paneque - Jun 16, 2017

El proximo 10 de julio tendra lugar en el Teatro Rialto de Madrid OLVIDEN BROADWAY. VERSIONES Y PERVERSIONES, un concierto teatralizado que sirve de homenaje al Teatro Musical desde el juego y el humor. (more...)

Detroit Rebellion Announce Vinyl Release of Debut LP 'The Man'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Detroit Rebellion has announced their debut album, The Man, will receive a physical vinyl release, along with a double A-Side 7” single featuring “Fork In The Road” b/w “The Man”, July 21 on Los Angeles-based Bodan Kuma Recordings. (more...)

Margaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

This summer, The K.G. Scully Players are pleased to present VICTORY GIRLS, by Kristina Poe, directed by Jill DeArmon, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

Gad Elmaheh Brings Lots of Laughs to Australia
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Gad Elmaleh is one of the biggest and most recognizable comedic talents in the world, with a number of exciting projects in the works.  (more...)

ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS Brings Hound Dog Fever Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Elvis is in the house!  Opening Night of the New York premiere of Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the zany new musical that will leave you howling for more, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus, at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues) is tomorrow, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Andrea Burns, Bryan Terrell Clark, Lilli Cooper and More to Star in Concert Reading of Maltby & Shire's THE COUNTRY WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of  THE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby.   (more...)

KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation Announce Line-Up for SOUND IN FOCUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation are pleased to announce the lineup for the 2017 SOUND IN FOCUS series -- three, free, all-ages concerts held at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City.   The series kicks-off on Saturday, July 15 with a headlining performance from Grammy-winning R&B artist Miguel, an opening set by Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Garzon-Montano, and DJ sets by Stretch Armstrong. The evening will be hosted by KCRW's Anthony Valadez. The series continues on Saturday, July 22 with a headlining performance from the legendary Paul Oakenfold, opening sets by East L.A.-based troubadour Mondo Cozmo and L.A.'s Lo Moon, and DJ sets by KCRW's Jason Bentley. (more...)

Discover Korean Culture This Year with Korea/UK 2017-18 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Following the British Council's announcement of UK/Korea 2017/18 which will see British artists visit Korea, the Korean Cultural Centre UK today announces the wide programme of Korea/UK 2017-18 over the next twelve months, with the UK playing host to leading Korean artists from range of disciplines. (more...)

Fruit Juice's Album Rlease Show at Neumos + New Single 'Kimkimsee'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Olympia, Washington has a well known history as a mecca for burgeoning artists and musicians. (more...)

Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS Debuts Off-Broadway Tonight at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Performances begin TONIGHT for the New York premiere of Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the zany new musical that will leave you howling for more, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus, at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues). Opening Night is Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

New Wessel Pretorius Play, RENAISSANCE, to Play Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

RENAISSANCE, written and directed by Wessel Pretorius and performed by Len-Barry Simons, Jazzara Jaslyn and David Viviers, is coming to Alexander Theatre Upstairs this June. (more...)

Spend AN EVENING WITH LORNA LUFT at Bay Street Theater This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cabaret series Music Mondays continues on Monday, July 24 at 8 pm with Lorna Luft. (more...)

Ferran González y Julia Möller invitados de OLVIDEN BROADWAY
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 6, 2017

Los dos artistas participaran en OLVIDEN BROADWAY, VERSIONES Y PERVERSIONES en el Teatro Rialto de Madrid (Calle Gran Via, 54) el proximo lunes 10 de julio a las 21h. (more...)

RUSSIAN CABARET NIGHT, Featuring David Serero, Coming to ONEGIN Restaurant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Located in the heart of the Village, the ONEGIN restaurant is a Russian venue. Highly praised by the New York Times, this iconic Russian restaurant is delighted to announce to host the RUSSIAN CABARET NIGHT featuring the baritone and entertainer David Serero. (more...)

Jewish Repertory Theatre Announces 2017/2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

The Jewish Repertory Theatre has announced its 2017/18 season, A Sentimental Journey. (more...)

David Serero Performs At Onegin Restaurant This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

The RUSSIAN CABARET NIGHT featuring baritone and entertainer DAVID SERERO plays this summer at ONEGIN Restaurant (more...)

Solange Freyre será una de las invitadas de OLVIDEN BROADWAY
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 3, 2017

La actriz argentina participara en este espectaculo que se representara por una sola noche en el Teatro Rialto el proximo lunes 10 de julio. (more...)

STEEL MAGNOLIAS to Bring Beauty to Roxy Regional Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

This summer, beat the heat and come on down to Truvy's beauty shop, where the motto is 'there is no such thing as natural beauty' and all the ladies who are 'anybody' come to have their hair done. The Roxy Regional Theatre presents Robert Harling's stage hit STEEL MAGNOLIAS, July 28 through August 19. (more...)

Jackopierce, Mariza and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces alt-rockers Jack O'Neill and Cary Pierce of Jackopierce, internationally acclaimed, Latin Grammy nominated Fado artist Mariza, Chicago's own Bluegrass group Henhouse Prowlers and more. (more...)

Meet America's Top Dogs! Seven Courageous Canines Named Finalists For 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

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Gidon Kremer, Julia Wolfe, ICE and More Set for BAC's Fall 2017 Music Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center's (BAC) Fall 2017 music presentations include BAC Salon: Telemann, Farrin, Wolfe + Prokofiev featuring the New York premiere of a work by Julia Wolfe (October 5 and 6); violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer performing Mieczyslaw Weinberg's 24 Preludes, Op. 100 (October 31 and November 1); and BAC Salon: Pauline Oliveros featuring IONE and International Contemporary Ensemble (November 28). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

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Works by Arthur Kopit & Dael Orlandersmith Set for Red Bull's 2017 Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced that their seventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes will feature two brand new commissions from Dael Orlandersmith and Arthur Kopit, alongside six brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country.  (more...)

Icelandic Rockers Kaleo Perform on Good Morning America Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Icelandic rockers Kaleo will perform their single 'No Good' off their critically acclaimed debut album A/B on Good Morning America on today, July 11. (more...)

SECOND HONEYMOON Comes to the Everyman this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Glen Theatre Drama Group Banteer are delighted to return to the beautiful, majestic Everyman Theatre on Friday 14th July, with the hilarious comedy Second Honeymoon, written by Sam Cree and directed by Tadhg O'Keeffe.   (more...)

Niall Horan Announces 'Flicker Sessions 2017'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Fresh from the huge success of his global smash hit 'Slow Hands,' Niall Horan today announces that he will embark on the Flicker Sessions 2017. (more...)

Edward Albee's AT HOME AT THE ZOO Coming to BTG's Unicorn Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright, Edward Albee's (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?), At Home at the Zoo (Zoo story), directed by Eric Hill (BTG: The Homecoming, Thoreau or, Return to Walden; Poe), and featuring David Adkins (BTG: Thoreau or, Return to Walden; Poe), Joey Collins (The Glass Menagerie; BTG: The Homecoming) and Tara Franklin (BTG: The Homecoming, Lion in Winter, Equus). At Home at the Zoo (Zoo story) runs from July 19 through August 26 at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, July 22. (more...)

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