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Forrest Theatre (New York, NY)
230 W. 49th St.

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Uncle Floyd Brings Old-Fashioned Laughs to UCPAC with His Traveling Burlesque Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

On April 8 at 8 PM, a performance will come to the Union County Performing Arts Center that embodies the vaudeville spirit the historic theater was founded on in 1928. Uncle Floyd's Last Authentic Traveling Burlesque Show, led by television and radio personality Uncle Floyd, is a nostalgic variety show featuring comedians, a live band and of course, burlesque performers. Within the two hour performance, there will be songs, dances, laughs and strip-tease in the spirit of the time honored art form. (more...)

The Chuckleheads Present THE HAPPY BIRTHDAY SCOTT PACITTI COMEDY IMPROV MUSICAL VARIETY EXTRAVAGANZA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Happy Birthday Scott Pacitti Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Comes to The Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 East Morehead Street, Charlotte on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

The Invisible Close's Lisa Sasevich Tells You How To Make Your...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

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Hot 8 Brass Band Latest Album 'On The Spot' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

GRAMMY nominated Hot 8 Brass Band is set to release their fifth album, On the Spot out today on Tru Thoughts, album available here, and embark on an extensive world tour including select markets in the U.S., U.K., Europe, and Australasia. (more...)

BPA to Welcome Back The EDGE Improv on April Fool's Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Celebrate Earth Day and share a joyful evening of camaraderie, community, and laughs with The EDGE Improv on April 1. They'll deliver 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...)

Trudy Carmichael's IMPROVISED ONE-WOMAN SHOW to Play The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Trudy Carmichael Presents' The Improvised One-Woman Show! on April 29th, 2017 at 7:00pm at The Duplex Cabaret Theater. (more...)

THE LONG SHOT IMPROV COMEDY Brings Spontaneous Fun to Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The spontaneous fun of long-form improv comedy returns to the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this April in THE LONG SHOT IMPROV COMEDY, performed by Tamith Hattingh, Pags Bantwana, Eva Gilliam, Mark Penwill, Andre Ballot, Justine Buekes, Steve Larter and Rob Coutts. (more...)

Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Comes to The Dilworth Neighborhood Grille
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Happy Birthday Scott Pacitti Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Comes to The Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 East Morehead Street, Charlotte on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Hershey Theatre Is Alive With THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 24, 2017

A new, lively touring version of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is on the road, and currently at Hershey Theatre. (more...)

Acoustic Artists Julian Lage, Chris Eldridge and Aoife O'Donovan to Perform at Pepperdine University, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Masters of the acoustic, Julian Lage, Chris Eldridge and Aoife O'Donovan join forces for a virtuosic performance at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26. (more...)

New York Comedy Club Introduces The Quarterly Headliner Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

New York Comedy Club has announced a new headliner series to begin Monday, April 3, 2017. (more...)

Spike Orders S10 of INK MASTER; Greenlights INK MASTERS ANGELS Special
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Spike's hit original tattoo-competition series, INK MASTER continues to grow, renewing for a tenth season and greenlighting a new special, 'Ink Master Angels.' (more...)

Bovine Metropolis Theater presents Fake Network News - FNN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Breaking, some news should be gloriously fake. Bovine Metropolis Theater premiers an improvised news program to wade through irrelevant tweets and fumbling press conferences. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez & Jimmy Fallon Compete in Epic Dance Battle
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jennifer Lopez and Jimmy Fallon figured out who was the better dancer by taking turns pulling dances from a bad at random and making up moves On the Spot. (more...)

Paul Shaffer, Maurice Hines, and Justin Vivian Bond Set as Presenters at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Veteran entertainer Maurice Hines, "trans-genre" artist Justin Vivian Bond, comedian Jim David, and musician Paul Shaffer have been set as presenters at the 32nd annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13 at 6:30pmat Gotham Comedy Club. Hines, Bond, and David are, themselves, previous Bistro Award honorees. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI at Musical Theater Heritage
by Alan Portner - Mar 17, 2017

See the mysterious German 'Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,' wait for the surprise ending, and watch the score materialize before your eyes. (more...)

EVERY BRILLIANT THING Returns to Contemporary Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

??????? "1. Ice cream. 2. Water fights. 3. Staying up past your bedtime and being allowed to watch TV." That's how the titular list in Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan, returning to the Contemporary Theater Company from April 7-15 begins. (more...)

Westben Concerts at The Barn Announces 2017 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Westben Festival, an 'umissable cultural getaway' (Toronto Life) focuses its Summer Season on Canada's dreams in all their varied and glorious colours. (more...)

Civicom To Showcase Mobile Ethnography at Quirk's East Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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Review Roundup: Andras Schiff in All Schubert Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Sir Andras Schiff played an all-Schubert program including his Piano Sonata in A Minor, D. 845; Four Impromptus, D. 935; Klavierstucke, D. 946; and Piano Sonata in G Major, D. 894. (more...)

Verge Theatre Announces April Programming
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Here is what is happening at Verge Theater in April. See the full lineup below! (more...)

Tmesis Theatre Announces the Return of Physical Fest
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

??????? Theatre is proud to announce that Physical Fest, Liverpool's international physical theatre festival, is returning for 2017 and is set to be bigger and better than ever! (more...)

BWW Blog: Kelvin Douglas on Taking Esurient Screenwriting Intensive With Cameron J. Ross
by Guest Blogger: Kelvin Douglas - Mar 10, 2017

Cameron J.Ross recently revisited his hometown roots to give local screenwriters his personal narrative on what it takes to be a successful screenwriter and producer. Writer Kelvin Douglas was one of the chosen few afforded this great opportunity. He recounts his experience in a BWW blog. (more...)

Metro Bank Accelerates Project Delivery Using Delphix
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

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The Contemporary Theater Company Hosts Valentine's Chocolate and Wine Tasting
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

???????Stuck without plans for Valentine's Day? The Contemporary Theater Company has you covered with events for lovers of chocolate, theater, and wine! (more...)

Bookwhirl Announces International Book Marketing Service
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Green Bay, WI -Bookwhirl.com, a rapidly growing self-publishing company, now offers International Book Trade service for authors. This service lets authors showcase their work in four international book exhibits that will be attended by millions of book buyers and industry professionals. These book exhibits will serve as promotional platforms for authors to expand their audience reach and increase book sales. This service will give authors the opportunity to have their book discovered and bought On the Spot, as well as have it made available online for easy purchase. Additionally, a professionally written press release about the author's entry in the event will be submitted to 1000 media outlets in the US. (more...)

March Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The March lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicks off with local soulful songwriter, Ron Artis II & The Truth, the Waikiki Edition of Revive the Live and Austin favorite Sharon Bourbonnais. Comedy is king when local funnyman Andy Bumatai graces the stage. Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back one of its favorite artists, jazz guitarist Earl Klugh, followed by groundbreaking Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi, joined on drums by the incomparable Simon Phillips (TOTO, The Who, Judas Priest) and the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears. Other fantastic shows include a Tribute to Chuck Mangione with Mike Lewis and Friends, Tak Matsumoto with Daniel Ho, Willie K, the Hotclub of Hulaville in an evening of Gypsy Jazz with a Tribute to Django Reinhardt, the Steve Kimock Band, and the 25th Anniversary of the original Hawaiian Style Band. (more...)

Improvised Musical Comedy Series THANK YOU, PLACES Begins at PHIT Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

PHIT Comedy has created a new series that starts March 3rd, 'Thank You, Places.' Each show is an hourlong, Broadway-style musical that is entirely made up On the Spot, created from a single audience suggestion. With a delightful twist on classic musical theatre storytelling and stylings reminiscent of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Steven Sondheim, Thank You, Places captivates your imagination and leaves you wanting more. Led by Director Dave Sucharski and Music Director Kevin Mucchetti, the Thank You, Places cast brings with them experience on Broadway National Tour, New York, Philadelphia, and Regional theatre stages, many years of improv comedy experience, and over 10,000 hours singing in the shower. (more...)

NOLA's Own Hot 8 Brass Band To Perform At KCRW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

GRAMMY nominated Hot 8 Brass Band have announced they have been tapped for a coveted performance slot on Morning Becomes Eclectic this Friday, February 24. (more...)

Disney/Pixar's CARS 3 Gears Up for a Season-Long Ride with NASCAR
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Disney•Pixar's CARS 3 is teaming up with NASCAR this year as crowd favorite Lightning McQueen prepares to return to the big screen June 16, 2017. (more...)

NADA New York Announces Partnership With Kickstarter, 3/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is proud to present a partnership with Kickstarter for the 6th edition of NADA New York, which will take place March 2-5 at Skylight Clarkson North (572 Washington St). Kickstarter will serve as the lead partner for NADA Presents, an interdisciplinary program of performances and conversations from exhibitors, artists, and cultural partners. This will be the program's third year. (more...)

Photo Flash: SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL Celebrates 800th Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

In 2015, SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL had its West End premiere in an Olivier Award winning season. New musicals created On the Spot by the incredible, multi award-winning musical comedians The Showstoppers. (more...)

Soothplayers Return to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Laugh or your money back. That's right: Soothplayers are so sure that Completely Improvised Shakespeare will delight and amaze you that they offer a money-back guarantee during this year's Melbourne International Comedy Festival! (more...)

Olivier Award Winning SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL Celebrates 800th Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

In 2015 SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL had its West End premiere in an Olivier Award winning season. New musicals created On the Spot by the incredible, multi award-winning musical comedians The Showstoppers. On Monday 20th February Showstopper! The Improvised Musical celebrates a musical theatre milestone- they will be playing their 800th show.  (more...)

Water Philippines 2017 Expo Returns to Manila on its 4th Edition Co-located with Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Philippines (RE EE) Event
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

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Verge Theatre Announces March Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

See all the great events happening at Verge Theatre in March. See the full schedule below: (more...)

Storytelling, Shakespeare, Song and TheatreSports to Bring February to a Close at the Masque Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

A varied line-up of entertainment is scheduled for the Masque Theatre to bring February to a close. From storytelling to theatresports through music shows to the musical language of the Bard, the Masque Theatre stage has something for everyone as this summer season draws to a close. (more...)

Blackhawk Network Launches Same-Day Rebate Reward Fulfillment
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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Park City Institute Announces Lineup for the 2017 St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Park City Institute Executive Director Teri Orr has announced the 2017 St Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series at Deer Valley Resort. The announcement marks the 14th consecutive season of outdoor concerts presented by the Institute. (more...)

Hot 8 Brass Band Announce 'On The Spot' Album and Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

GRAMMY nominated Hot 8 Brass Band released their fifth album, On the Spot, on March 31, 2017 on Tru Thoughts, available everywhere, and have embarked on an extensive world tour including select markets in the U.S., U.K., Europe, and Australasia. (more...)

Celebrate Mother's Day with The EDGE Improv at Bainbridge Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Perfect for Moms and those who have Moms! (That means YOU!) Don't miss The EDGE Improv on May 6 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...)

Sedos Presents SupercalifragilisticexpialiSIMPROV!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Come and join London's newest Improv troupe 'Simprov', for their first ever show - SupercalifragilisticexpialiSIMPROV! (more...)

Fresche Solutions Named One of Montreal's Top Employers For 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Sneak Peek: Spike TV Premieres New Season of INK MASTER 6/6
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Spike TV's hit original reality-competition series INK MASTER returns for a ninth season on Tuesday, June 6 at 10pm ET/PT, with the highest stakes yet and twice as much prize money on the line. (more...)

Pianist Shai Wosner Launches Latest Album, IMPROMPTU
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

This spring, pianist Shai Wosner's latest solo album, Impromptu, is released on Onyx Classics. The recording, which features improvisationally inspired works by seven different composers, marks Mr. Wosner's fourth solo recital recording for Onyx and his sixth recording for the label overall. He performs Schubert's Four Impromptus, D935; Chopin's Impromptus, Op. 29, 36, and 51; Beethoven's Fantasy in G, Op. 77; Liszt's Impromptu (Nocturne), S191; Dvo?ak's Impromptu in D minor, B129; Gershwin's Impromptu in Two Keys; and Ives's Improvisations for piano, I and III. Available via iTunes, Amazon.com, and other music retailers, the recording was released in the U.K. on Friday, April 7, and will be available in the U.S. on Friday, May 5. (more...)

BWW Preview: JOHN MUELLER'S WINTER DANCE PARTY at South Point Showroom In The South Point Hotel Casino And Spa
by Debbie Hall - Apr 19, 2017

In 1959, pioneers of rock Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper were part of the Winter Dance Party tour when their plane crashed in an Iowa cornfield. But the music and their contribution lives one and John Mueller's "Winter Dance Party" will pay tribute to the artists, their music and legacy at the South Point Showroom in the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa April 21-23. (more...)

DroneDeploy Announces Fieldscanner, Instant Drone Mapping for Agriculture
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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Verge Theater Announces May Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Here's what is happening at Verge Theater in May! See the full schedule of events below! (more...)

DIRT and THE CLEAN HOUSE Performed in Repertory at The Contemporary Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Spring cleaning is right around the corner, and the Contemporary Theater Company offers up two plays to get you in the cleaning mood -Dirt by Bryony Lavery and The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl. (more...)

Lois Reitzes, Host of "City Lights" on WABE, to Make a Cameo Appearance on the Dad's Garage Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

One of Atlanta's most recognizable radio voices, Lois Reitzes, will join the Dad's Garage stage as part of the show "Story Spot" on Friday, May 5. "Story Spot" features local personalities who are each invited to share personal stories with the audience. A group of improvisers then creates a scene inspired by each story On the Spot. The performers do not know what each story will be before the show, and the scenes they create are comedic, and often absurd, takes on the original inspiration. "Story Spot" features Atlanta-area writers and storytellers, along with special guests from around the country. (more...)

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