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Tomer Yosef To Release 'Holy Water' On APE Records
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

TOMER YOSEF TO RELEASE SINGLE 'HOLY WATER' ON APE RECORDS, MAY 19th! (more...)

Improvised Jane Austen Returns to McKaw Theater in June
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Improvised Jane Austen performs every Friday in June at the McKaw Theater in Rogers Park. Each night, the long-running all-female comedy team conjures a new tale On the Spot in the style of the beloved 19th-century novelist. Headstrong heroines, meddling mothers, cads and suitors emerge to navigate romance and misadventure, eventually reaching a properly, absurdly British conclusion.   (more...)

Drama, Improv and Music Take the Stage at Masque Theatre this May
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Drama, improv and music will all form a part of the programme at the Masque Theatre this May. The Masque Theatre is an active community theatre that prides itself on bringing together audiences from the southern suburbs of Cape Town.  (more...)

MadLab Announces Untitled FFN Improv Show
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

Full Frontal Nudity returns with their June Show! It will be totally unique and made up On the Spot. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Offer Summer Workshop at Purchase College
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will offer Summer Workshop 2017, an immersive, three-week workshop for pre-professional and professional dancers, at Purchase College, June 4 - 23, 2017. (more...)

Tomer Yosef Releases Single 'Holy Water' on Ape Records
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Vocalist Tomer Yosef and producer Tamir Muskat recount the process of creating Yosef's new single and video for APE Records. (more...)

Greendale Community Theatre presents IF/THEN
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Greendale Community Theatre (GCT) invites you on a thought provoking journey that considers the lives we lead versus the lives we might have led with If/Then, a contemporary Broadway musical about starting over in New York City. (more...)

Signature's SIZZLIN' SUMMER NIGHTS Cabaret Series Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Virginia's Signature Theatre opens its air-conditioned doors once again for the annual Sizzlin' Summer Nights Series. Two and a half weeks of live music and performances by Signature favorites and DC area stars. The cabaret series runs July 5 through July 22, with a different performance every night. (more...)

BURT & ME, OLDER THAN DIRT, and More Playing This Week At Florida Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Burt & Me OPENS THIS WEEK in the Gompertz Theatre to kick off the Summer Mainstage series! (more...)

New Research Shows Brick and Mortar Retail is Here to Stay, But Needs a Digital Update
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Writer-Producer Speed Date: Pitch Your Work to a Roomful of Real Producers
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the next Writer-Producer Speed Dateon Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 5:30pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W. 54th Street, 11th floor, NYC. (more...)

TRU to Host New 'Writer-Producer Speed Date' Next Month at NOLA Rehearsal Studio
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the next Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 5:30pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W. 54th Street, 11th floor, NYC. This unique program is designed to help playwrights master The Art of the Pitch and gain confidence in talking about their work. (more...)

Photo Flash: IRTE Enters Final Weekend of AVOIDANCE! Improvised Game Show
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble invites you to the final weekend of an improvised game show... AVOIDANCE! So how's life?? Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Captivates Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 24, 2017

Carole King is an American treasure: a singer/songwriter of much renown, she possesses the showbiz bona fides that place her among the highest echelons of creative endeavor and for more than 50 years, she has provided the soundtrack for the lives of so many of us that you can't help but be caught up in an emotional fervor of remembrance and revelry when you hear one of her hit songs. (more...)

The Butterfly Club Presents Improv Cabaret FULLY MADE UP
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

In an off-broadway cabaret bar in NYC, INSERT NAME has performed on stage with the likes of INSERT IMPRESSIVE LIST OF FAMOUS PEOPLE. Her heartbreaking story of INSERT STORY has led her from INSERT PLACE to OTHER PLACE, leading her to ultimately experience EMOTION. (more...)

iRev's Comedy Festival Offers Over 51 Free Workshops and Expands with Improvisation Symposium
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

UCI's Improv Revolution (iRev) will produce The Coup de Comedy Festival 2017, a celebration of improvisation and comedy.  iRev is an improvisational ensemble composed of undergraduate students from UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA). This epic 4-day festival brings the best shows, panels, and workshops to the UC Irvine campus and community for FREE. (more...)

First Annual OCEAN STATE IMPROV FESTIVAL at the Contemporary Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

You walk into a dark, mysterious room with no idea what might happen… and an entire night of entertainment effortlessly unfolds before you. A typical evening for a theatergoer, but a far less common experience for the actors themselves. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playwrights' Center Celebrates Playwright & Broadway Director Marion McClinton at 45th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Playwrights' Center held its 45th Anniversary Gala May 4, 2017 at The Blaisdell in Minneapolis. The Center's Producing Artistic Director Jeremy B. Cohen called the event "a benefit to support the creators, the legacy-builders and innovative theater-makers who transport us through the art of storytelling." Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

River To River Festival Kicks Off Next Month in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms-often blurring the lines between genres including dance, music, theater and the visual arts-over the course of 100+ performances and events spanning 17 projects at 31 unique sites across Lower Manhattan and Governors Island. The Festival also offers opportunities for audiences to interact with artists, socialize and experience multiple facets of artists' work and the creative process. (more...)

Contemporary Theater Company to Host 1st Annual Ocean State Improv Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

You walk into a dark, mysterious room with no idea what might happen… and an entire night of entertainment effortlessly unfolds before you. A typical evening for a theatergoer, but a far less common experience for the actors themselves. (more...)

A NIGHT OF IMPROV COMEDY Coming to The Sauk as Part of Riverfest
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

For the fourth consecutive year, The Sauk will offer 'A Night of Improv Comedy' during Jonesville's annual Riverfest. (more...)

BITS Returns to Go Comedy! this Month
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

BITS, Michigan's largest improv tournament, will return to Go Comedy! this month for its eighth year. Go Comedy has also added a new improvised show, Biff! Bang! Pow! and a new original sketch show, The Skit Parade, to its monthly line up. for the Tickets for all Go Comedy! shows ($5-$18) are available now online at www.gocomedy.net and beginning at 6:00pm Wednesday - Sunday in person at the Go Comedy! box office. A complete Go Comedy! weekly schedule follows this release. (more...)

UBank Unveils RoboChat, Australia's First Virtual Assistant For Home Loan Applications Integrated With IBM Watson
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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Long Form Improv Comedy Performed by The Long Shots at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

They'll be making it up On the Spot…come see a series of Improvised scenes and stories inspired by audience suggestions. (more...)

First Annual OCEAN STATE IMPROV FESTIVAL at the Contemporary Theater Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

You walk into a dark, mysterious room with no idea what might happen… and an entire night of entertainment effortlessly unfolds before you. A typical evening for a theatergoer, but a far less common experience for the actors themselves. (more...)

Pop / Operatic Tenor Thomas Spencer Announced New Album 'The Journey'
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Thomas Spencer and his brother Oliver are the unlikely lads; the underdogs, fuelled by massive talent and no little grit, who have travelled from the tiny South Derbyshire village of Castle Gresley to Los Angeles, where they recorded The Journey, the sparkling, luscious second album under singer Thomas's name. (more...)

'DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST', ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS and More Set for Contemporary Theater Company's Summer 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Shows under the stars, laughter spilling from the theater, and kids enjoying a snacktivity break - it's all in store for this summer at the Contemporary Theater Company! (more...)

5th Annual Miller Lite Tap The Future' Live Pitch Tour Kicks Off In Search Of Original Business Ideas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Miller Lite is in search of entrepreneurs who are committed to growing their business. For the fifth year, the Miller Lite Tap the Future business competition will hit the road for a Live Pitch tour. The five-city tour will feature twenty-five semifinalists eager to take their business to the next level. (more...)

2017 US Open Recruiting Event on July 11th and 12th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

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Musical Director Bryan Stephens to Release Solo Debut via Blue Elan Records
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Getting your start at the famous Café Wha, the same place where Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen, among many others, also did, is a pretty good resume line for any musician. (more...)

Houston Museum District Announces Zone 3 Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Summer's Museum Experience, returns July 29, showcasing a trio of district museums within an easily walkable three-block footprint. (more...)

Dive Into the Dog Days of Summer with The EDGE Improv at BPA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Dive into the dog days of summer with The EDGE Improv on July 1 as the troupe delivers an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For more than two decades, the troupe's riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from people from all walks of life. (more...)

Nickelodeon Brings O-Town, Hillwood, Bikini Botto & More to Comic-Con International
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Nickelodeon will immerse fans in three decades-worth of iconic characters and shows as it brings Rocko's Modern Life, Hey Arnold!, SpongeBob SquarePants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to life at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: History Repeats as Aspiring Chorus Girl Taylor Quick Finds Stardom in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by Matthew Blank - Jun 22, 2017

Meet new leading lady Taylor Quick, starring in the title role of Goodspeed's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE! (more...)

BATS Improv presents WARP SPEED: AN IMPROVISED TREK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

A completely improvised salute to that classic sci-fi TV series of the 60s! Instead seeing Kirk and Spock (or spoofs of Kirk and Spock), BATS talented cast of actors will use audience suggestions to beam aboard an entirely new crew of characters, created and introduced On the Spot. Even the Starship will be named by the audience. Like every show at BATS, nothing will have been pre-planned or discussed in advance. There are no stock characters or pre-determined plot points or situations. Everything from the plot, to the dialogue, to the characters, to the music and even the lighting cues and sound effects will be made up On the Spot! Directed by: Laura Derry. (more...)

Panini Partners With Matica Technologies to Sell Financial Instant Issuance Solution
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

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Newark International Film Festival Set to Award Over $100,000 in Prizes
by Movies News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Newark International Film Festival (NewarkIFF) announced today that it will award $10,000 to $100,000 in cash prizes, awards, swag bags and film fellowships at its annual festival, taking place September 8-10, 2017. (more...)

The Gummy Worm Day Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Comes to The Dilworth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Gummy Worm Day Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Comes to The Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 East Morehead Street, Charlotte on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

TheatreWorks Announces COME FROM AWAY Composers & More for 2017 New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Continuing its commitment to developing new works, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will gather playwrights and composers from across the nation for its 2017 New Works Festival at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre, where the public can attend performances, participate in a panel discussion with the artists, and share in the journey of developing new works for the American theatre. TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli has announced a stellar line-up which includes staged readings of two musicals, three plays, and other special events. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for SARASOTA IMPROV FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Sarasota Improv Festival is almost here and tickets are going fast! Three day passes are completely sold out but don't worry, single tickets are now on sale. However, don't wait too long as they are going quickly. Tickets to the headliner performances from BLANK! The Musical are $25. Single tickets to all other performances are $10. All festival tickets are now on sale and may be purchased by calling the Box Office at 941-366-9000, or by going online at www.floridastudiotheatre.org. (more...)

VIDEO: Heidi Klum & Jimmy Fallon Compete in Epic Dance Battle
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Heidi Klum and Jimmy took turns using the dance move generator to make up random dances On the Spot, like the 'Invisible Hula Hoop' and 'Eggs and Bacon.' (more...)

Photo Flash: The Collaborator Party 2017 Celebrates Sound Designers on Tony Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Today, The Collaborator Party, headed by theatrical sound designers Lindsay Jones and John Gromada, announced that their event was a complete sell-out for the third year in a row. The Collaborator Party is the official Tony night party for the theatre sound community and all of their collaborators. The main party was held June 11, 2016 at Houston Hall (222 W. Houston St. in New York City) from 7pm-11pm, with an additional party held simultaneously in Los Angeles. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Delta Debuts Complete Lineup of Laser-Based Vivitek Large Venue Projectors and 4K DLP Video Wall Solutions at Infocomm 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

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Peter Michael Marino's SHOW UP Joins 59E59's 'East to Edinburgh' Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

International solo performing artist Peter Michael Marino (Desperately Seeking the Exit, Late with Lance!) brings his newest creation, Show Up, to the annual East to Edinburgh Festival at 59E59 Theaters for three performances July 11, 18 & 22.  (more...)

Chuckleheads to Star in THE GUMMI WORM DAY COMEDY IMPROV MUSICAL VARIETY EXTRAVAGANZA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Gummi Worm Day Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Comes to The Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 East Morehead Street, Charlotte on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: The New Girl In Town: Taylor Quick of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Goodspeed Musicals
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 13, 2017

Taylor Quick moved to New York just nine short months ago, but she's already achieved the role of a lifetime: playing the title role in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE alongside some of New York's brightest stars. But, the young actress, who has family ties to the Great White Way, has neither lost her tenacious work ethic nor her adorable southern accent. Taylor and I chatted about how she booked this dream gig, and what working with a Tony Award-nominated director/choreographer has been like. (more...)

The Long Shots Return to Alexander Upstairs with Long-form Improv Comedy Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Long Shots are back at the Alexander Bar with their quirky and hilarious long form improv style! It's all made up On the Spot…Come and see a series of improvised scenes and stories inspired by audience suggestions. Everything is improvised: no planning, no script, just the comedy that comes from being in the moment! (more...)

River To River Festival 2017 Kicks Off June 14-25 Across Lower Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms-often blurring the lines between genres including dance, music, theater and the visual arts-over the course of 100+ performances and events spanning 17 projects at 31 unique sites across Lower Manhattan and Governors Island. The Festival also offers opportunities for audiences to interact with artists, socialize and experience multiple facets of artists' work and the creative process. (more...)

Bainbridge Performing Arts Center Announces June Events
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Bainbridge Performaing Arts Center has announced its lineup of events for June, see the full schedule below! (more...)

BWW Review: DO OR DIE Slays At The Sunset Restaurant; Don't Miss Murderous Mondays
by Cybele Pomeroy - Apr 27, 2017

Dinner and a murder? It's Monday, why not! Do Or Die delivers humor and homicide two weeknights a month at local Glen Burnie favorite The Sunset Restaurant. Get tickets early, because Do Or Die kills with comedy and serves sellout crowds. (more...)

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