Alex Mueck Releases JESSE JAMESAlex Mueck Releases JESSE JAMES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

When Professor Gladstone receives a thesis paper about Jesse James, he believes the student, Ulysses Hercules Baxter, must have turned it in as a prank. When he calls a meeting with the consistently underwhelming student, he puts Baxter On the Spot and asks him to explain the paper. With his grade on the line, Baxter must take Professor Gladstone back in time through his defense of his thesis. (more...)

THE KING AND I, Richard Nelson's 'THE GABRIELS,' 'HEDWIG' & More Set for Kennedy Center's 2016-17 SeasonTHE KING AND I, Richard Nelson's 'THE GABRIELS,' 'HEDWIG' & More Set for Kennedy Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for the 2016-2017 season for the Center, the National Symphony Orchestra, and Washington National Opera, including its Broadway lineup. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host Writer-Producer Speed Date, THE ART OF THE PITCHTheater Resources Unlimited to Host Writer-Producer Speed Date, THE ART OF THE PITCH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the Writer-Producer Speed Date, The Art of the Pitch, on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 5:30pm and 6:30pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 250 W. 54th St., 11th fl., NYC. (more...)

Breaking News! The Kennedy Center and WNO Announce 2016-17 Season - Partnerships With Yo-Yo Ma, Renee Fleming, and Q-Tip and More!Breaking News! The Kennedy Center and WNO Announce 2016-17 Season - Partnerships With Yo-Yo Ma, Renee Fleming, and Q-Tip and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for the 2016–2017 season for the Center, the National Symphony Orchestra, and Washington National Opera. Under President Deborah F. Rutter's continued leadership, the Kennedy Center is re-imagining ways of presenting the arts in the 21st century through interdisciplinary programming, immersive audience engagement, and a focus on artist-centric programming. The 2016–2017 season includes significant and institution-wide initiatives from the yearlong celebration marking the Centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth, to three newly appointed Artistic Partners who will lead these artistic and community initiatives (Yo-Yo Ma, Rene?e Fleming, and Q-Tip), and the support of American programming. With more than 2,000 performances across many artistic genres, the Center continues its tradition as the nation's center for the performing arts, commissioning, producing, and presenting the finest of local, national, and international arts. The 2016–2017 season includes 25 commissioned or co-commissioned works and projects across the Center's full range of artistic disciplines. (more...)

Barter Theatre to Resume Late Night Improv PerformancesBarter Theatre to Resume Late Night Improv Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

?The Barter Players Encore Company is set to host Late Night Improv performances with a "Saturday Night Live" sense of humor at Barter Theatre Stage II on March 18-19 at 11:00 PM. (more...)

The Wailers, Hiroshima & More Set for Blue Note in AprilThe Wailers, Hiroshima & More Set for Blue Note in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, will be jamming as they welcome legendary reggae supergroup, The Wailers, Grammy Award-winning jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour, Latin percussionist Gerardo Velez and a host of local talent including Willie K, Natalie Ai Kamauu, Melveen Leed and Shari Lynn. The month kicks off with local music icons Henry Kapono, Brother Noland and John Cruz together as the Rough Riders. Blue Note Hawaii also continues Gospel Brunch every Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. showtime, with doors opening at 11:00 a.m.  (more...)

Gemalto full year 2015 resultsGemalto full year 2015 results
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

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Soothplayers' COMPLETELY IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE to Play MICF 2016Soothplayers' COMPLETELY IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE to Play MICF 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Soothplayers are proud to bring Completely Improvised Shakespeare to the 2016 Melbourne International Comedy Festival! Using nothing but their wits, wills, and a title provided by the audience, Soothplayers will present twenty-two all-new Shakespearean plays at Trades Hall for a full festival season. (more...)

Mad Cat Theatre and More Set for Stand-Up Festival in Miami BeachMad Cat Theatre and More Set for Stand-Up Festival in Miami Beach
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Mad Cat Theatre Company and The Gleason Room backstage at the Fillmore, supported by The City of Miami Beach, present four-nights of stand-up comedy and original works by Miami's own home-grown companies. (more...)

The Court Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season of New Works and MoreThe Court Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season of New Works and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The selection of outstanding plays we have chosen for The Meridian Energy 2016/17 Season give The Court Theatre the opportunity to create some genuinely great theatre and to present our audiences with memories that will be kept alive for a lifetime. (more...)

Spike TV Greenlights 9th Season of INK MASTERSpike TV Greenlights 9th Season of INK MASTER
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Spike has greenlit a new season of the highly rated hit original tattoo-competition series, INK MASTER. Season 9 will consist of 15 one-hour episodes plus a LIVE finale and will debut in 2017. (more...)

The Tony Awards to Present 'Ultimate Broadway Trivia Night' in Brooklyn This JuneThe Tony Awards to Present 'Ultimate Broadway Trivia Night' in Brooklyn This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

In an extremely special event, the Tony Awards has partnered with TrivWorks and Broadway's Next Hit Musical, a musical improv comedy troupe, to create the biggest-ever Broadway trivia night/awards show New York City has ever seen. (more...)

Glassdoor Reveals Top 10 Toughest Interview Questions for 2016 Glassdoor Reveals Top 10 Toughest Interview Questions for 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

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Shall we date?: Oz+ Is Available on the Apple App Store and Google PlayShall we date?: Oz+ Is Available on the Apple App Store and Google Play
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

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Latitude Festival Sets 2016 Comedy LineupLatitude Festival Sets 2016 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Now in its 11th year, Latitude Festival once again sets the bar high for summer festivals with the largest comedy line up in the UK, offering festival goers an unrivalled opportunity to see some of the biggest names in the industry, all over the same weekend. (more...)

BWW Recap: No More Wasting Time on THE GOOD WIFEBWW Recap: No More Wasting Time on THE GOOD WIFE
by Jacqueline Bublitz - Mar 21, 2016

Alicia Florrick is done with bad timing. By the end of the hour, she's not even really concerned with good timing. She just wants what she wants. When she wants it. We might have only been waiting seven to her twenty years when it comes to seeing THE GOOD WIFE come into her own ... but man o' handsome man is it worth it! (more...)

BWW Interview: Folds Ready to Rock With the CSOBWW Interview: Folds Ready to Rock With the CSO
by Paul Batterson - Mar 21, 2016

When he was starting out as the front man for the rock trio The Ben Folds Five, Ben Folds admits he never pictured the day when he would perform his concert staple 'Rock This B*tch' with a symphony behind him. (more...)

Jethro Tull's Martin Barre Returns to North AmericaJethro Tull's Martin Barre Returns to North America
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Martin Barre is returning to North America to perform more shows this April. Look for concerts in New Jersey, Maryland, New York, Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. (more...)

The Piano Guys to Make Rhode Island Debut at PPAC, 12/1The Piano Guys to Make Rhode Island Debut at PPAC, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Great Northeast Productions, Inc. and the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) are proud to present THE PIANO GUYS in their only 2016 New England appearance at  PPAC for one show only on Thursday, December 1 at 7:30P. Reserved seating tickets are $39 ­- $69 and go on sale Friday, April 1 at 9:30A at the PPAC Box Office, located at 220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence.  Regular Box Office Hours are Monday - Friday from 10A - 5P and Saturday from 10A - 2P and two hours prior to curtain times on performance days. Please note that the Box Office will open early, at 9:30A, on April 1. (more...)

Third Annual Dreamer Dinner Set for This Sunday at Skirball CenterThird Annual Dreamer Dinner Set for This Sunday at Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

On Sunday, March 20, the third annual "Dreamer Dinner" will take place at the Skirball Cultural Center to benefit "I Have a Dream" Foundation Los Angeles' (IHADLA) ongoing efforts to provide educational support for local at-risk youth. (more...)

The Friday 5: Valley Regional Theatre's PHANTOM OF THE OPERAThe Friday 5: Valley Regional Theatre's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 17, 2016

As the national touring company of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera continues its run at TPAC, a brand new theater company debuts in White House this weekend, with another much-anticipated production of The Phantom of the Opera, based upon the novel by Gaston Leroux and featuring music by Donizetti, Mozart, Puccini and Gounod. Adapted by Tracy Wells, Ron Lee directs a cast that includes Deron Ryan Martel, Rebecca Nelson and Jonathan Hunter. (more...)

Boston's Unscripted Musical Project to Return to Davis Square Theatre for Monthly PerformancesBoston's Unscripted Musical Project to Return to Davis Square Theatre for Monthly Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Boston's Unscripted Musical Project (B.U.M.P.) is returning for a run of monthly shows at The Davis Square Theatre after a successful solo show back in February.  Fresh from their two-year residency at the Boston Button Factory in Fort Point, B.U.M.P. is now branching out to other areas in the Boston metro area.   (more...)

DANI GIRL Cast & Crew to Host Fundraising Events in Pittsburgh AreaDANI GIRL Cast & Crew to Host Fundraising Events in Pittsburgh Area
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The Pittsburgh-based cast and crew of Dani Girl will host several fundraising events across the Pittsburgh area to support their production of the acclaimed musical at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival - the world's largest annual arts festival. (more...)

IHADLA's 3rd Annual DREAMER DINNER Set for 3/20IHADLA's 3rd Annual DREAMER DINNER Set for 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

? On Sunday, March 20, the third annual "Dreamer Dinner" will take place at the Skirball Cultural Center to benefit "I Have a Dream" Foundation Los Angeles' (IHADLA) ongoing efforts to provide educational support for local at-risk youth. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Garlin Gives Favorable Odds for New Season of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASMVIDEO: Jeff Garlin Gives Favorable Odds for New Season of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

On this week's THE TALK, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actor Jeff Garlin was put On the Spot by host Sara Gilbert about the likelihood of the show having a new season. (more...)

Jason Kravits to Bring OFF THE TOP Back to The DuplexJason Kravits to Bring OFF THE TOP Back to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

An entire cabaret made up On the Spot. Who does that? Actor-writer-musical improviser Jason Kravits - perhaps you've seen him on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Madam Secretary - pulls off this neat trick time after time in his hilarious and unpredictable cabaret improv, OFF the TOP, scheduled to return to The Duplex in NYC on April 11th at 7pm. In his musical high-wire act, Jason, assisted by a fearless and agile band, spontaneously creates a character, a life story and an entire evening of original songs, all based on audience suggestions. Showstoppers, character songs, trifles, segues, backstories - Jason makes it all up in real time, off the top of his nimble and slightly demented brain, to the amazement of his audience. (more...)

BLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels On Doing The Plays That Scare YouBLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels On Doing The Plays That Scare You
by Michael Dale - Mar 10, 2016

Not satisfied with the way he played the role Off-Broadway in 2007, the actor searches deeper into disturbing emotions. (more...)

New Improv Show ON THE SPOT to Play LMAO Improv Comedy RoomNew Improv Show ON THE SPOT to Play LMAO Improv Comedy Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

 What do you get when you combine some of the best vocalists in New York with World-class improvisers? You get a brand new type of show, where a new musical is created each night ... 'On the Spot'. The brainchild of Nathan Armstrong (Producer), Patrick Reidy (Director) and Andrew Whitbeck (Musical Director) currently plays Mondays 8pm at the Broadway Comedy Club's LMAO Improv Comedy Room (318 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019). These shows do sell out, so online reservations recommend (Tickets $25-40). http://www.onthespotnyc.com/  (more...)

Prominent Online Cigar Shop Debuts New Graphic-Based WebsiteProminent Online Cigar Shop Debuts New Graphic-Based Website
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

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BWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2016: GROUPE F - À FLEUR DE PEAU Was A Genuine SpectacularBWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2016: GROUPE F - À FLEUR DE PEAU Was A Genuine Spectacular
by Barry Lenny - Feb 29, 2016

The almost 26,000 in the audience shouted out the countdown on the last ten seconds. Immediately, the event began. (more...)

DON'T MISS: Computer-generated Musical Leads This Week's Top 10 New London Shows, February 29 2016DON'T MISS: Computer-generated Musical Leads This Week's Top 10 New London Shows, February 29 2016
by Marianka Swain - Feb 29, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a computer-created musical to tabletop Shakespeare, here are some of this week's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, and if you need more ticket-booking inspiration, here is last week's round-up. (more...)

BWW Preview:  THE GILROY on the Upper East Side of NYCBWW Preview: THE GILROY on the Upper East Side of NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 28, 2016

The Gilroy on the Upper East Side at 1561 Second Avenue features artisanal cocktails, bar snacks and a wonderful variety of entrees. (more...)

DMT to Continue TELLING TALES Series with SWIMMING WITH SHARKSDMT to Continue TELLING TALES Series with SWIMMING WITH SHARKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) announces the fourth in its 2015-2016 storytelling series, Telling Tales, on Monday, March 21, 2016, at 8:00pm, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. (more...)

'IN THE WAKE' Exhibition to Mark 5th Anniversary of Japan's Earthquake at Japan Society'IN THE WAKE' Exhibition to Mark 5th Anniversary of Japan's Earthquake at Japan Society
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Japan Society Gallery in New York will present IN THE WAKE: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11 opening on Friday, March 11, 2016, five years to the day since an enormous earthquake and tsunami struck northeast Japan, devastating coastal regions and setting off nuclear power plant failure. (more...)

DMT to Continue Telling Tales Series with SWIMMING WITH SHARKSDMT to Continue Telling Tales Series with SWIMMING WITH SHARKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) announces the fourth in its 2015-2016 storytelling series, Telling Tales, on Monday, March 21, 2016, at 8:00pm, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. Tickets are $5 (open seating), and are available through the Box Office at (510) 881-6777, at the door or online at www.dmtonline.org. (more...)

VIDEO: James Corden, Salma Hayek & Ray Ramono Star in 'Justin Bieber Soap Opera'VIDEO: James Corden, Salma Hayek & Ray Ramono Star in 'Justin Bieber Soap Opera'
by - Apr 6, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, alma Hayek Pinault, Ray Romano, Gary Oldman and James Corden acted out a dramatic soap opera lovers' quarrel with all the dialogue coming from Justin Bieber songs. (more...)

Ron Artis II Heads Out on Multi-Island Tour This MonthRon Artis II Heads Out on Multi-Island Tour This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Ron Artis II will embark on a multi-island tour this week, beginning in Maui at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center's McCoy Studio Theater on April 9th, Trees Lounge in Kapa'a on April 15th, and making his debut at the legendary Blue Note Hawaii on April 20th. (more...)

Riyadh International Book Fair Offers Largest Cultural Event in the Middle EastRiyadh International Book Fair Offers Largest Cultural Event in the Middle East
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Riyadh International Book Fair 2016 is the largest yearly cultural event in the Middle East which aims to facilitate and promote exchange between authors, publishers, literary professionals, and the complete reading cultural society of the Middle East as a whole. (more...)

AN IMPROVISED 80s TEEN MOVIE SET FOR Playhouse on ParkAN IMPROVISED 80s TEEN MOVIE SET FOR Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

An athlete, a brain, a princess, a criminal and a basket-case, along with other classic John Hughes characters of the 80s, will dodge clueless parents, meddlesome teachers and the rough waters of high school social hierarchy during an Improvised 80s Teen Movie. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Hale, Maisie Williams & Ice Cube Visit LATE LATE SHOWVIDEO: Tony Hale, Maisie Williams & Ice Cube Visit LATE LATE SHOW
by - Apr 27, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, after a deep dive on an epic Maisie Williams baby picture, James unveiled a Tony Hale baby pic that Tony recreates On the Spot. (more...)

BWW Review: The New 'Chamber Musical' of GHOST is Nearly AwesomeBWW Review: The New 'Chamber Musical' of GHOST is Nearly Awesome
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 24, 2016

One of the most loved films in history produced one of the most panned musicals around. The new, smaller version of the show is closer to the film and far easier to watch - and actually is worth watching (more...)

BWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN Blooms BeautifullyBWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN Blooms Beautifully
by Marietta Lunceford - Apr 23, 2016

In sharp contrast to last night's irreverent and rock filled AMERICAN IDIOT, I once again have seen how diverse and amazing theatre is in Birmingham. Tonight I went to see THE SECRET GARDEN at Red Mountain Theatre Company. For all of the cursing, adult themes and rawness of last night, tonight was one of the most enchanting things I have ever seen. (more...)

Kennedy Center Sets 2016 Citizen Artist FellowsKennedy Center Sets 2016 Citizen Artist Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the first class of its new Citizen Artist Fellows program, which recognizes artists across the country who utilize their art form for positive impact on communities small and large. These Citizen Artist Fellows will be a signature component of the annual Kennedy Center Arts Summit, to be held on Monday, April 25, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Theater Lab. (more...)

Ford Theatres Sets 2016 Summer SeasonFord Theatres Sets 2016 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission today announced the return of culturally diverse outdoor entertainment at the Ford Theatres, following nearly two years of renovations of the historic John Anson Ford Amphitheatre and its public amenities and landscape. The 2016 Summer Season, performed under the stars in the Hollywood Hills, opens on July 8 and runs through October 15. A full schedule is attached. Tickets can be purchased at FordTheatres.org or by calling (323) 461-3673. (more...)

Easy-Install Beacons Will Slash Deployment Costs for Proximity MarketingEasy-Install Beacons Will Slash Deployment Costs for Proximity Marketing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

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New SAS Analytics for IoT Makes It Easier to Tap Streaming Data TorrentNew SAS Analytics for IoT Makes It Easier to Tap Streaming Data Torrent
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

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Jim Schubin and Brian Vu Win Top Prizes in 2016 Lotte Lenya CompetitionJim Schubin and Brian Vu Win Top Prizes in 2016 Lotte Lenya Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Jim Schubin of Plainsboro, NJ, and Brian Vu of Los Angeles, both earned top prizes in the 2016 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music and held on April 16, 2016 in Kilbourn Hall of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. (more...)

All-New Off Broadway Sensation Mixes Improv and Cabaret to Create a Brand New Musical ON THE SPOTAll-New Off Broadway Sensation Mixes Improv and Cabaret to Create a Brand New Musical ON THE SPOT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

What do you get when you combine some of the best vocalists in New York with World-class improvisers? You get a brand new type of show, where a new musical is created each night ... 'On the Spot'.    (more...)

Jason Kravits to Return in OFF The TOP at The Duplex This MayJason Kravits to Return in OFF The TOP at The Duplex This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Jason Kravits defied the sacred rules of cabaret performing in OFF The TOP at The Duplex. See him again on May 13th! (more...)

BWW Interview: Whitney Hayes of Dutch Apple's MENOPAUSEBWW Interview: Whitney Hayes of Dutch Apple's MENOPAUSE
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 1, 2016

Pittsburgh native Whitney Hayes plays a business executive with brain fog in Dutch Apple's MENOPAUSE. It's a part she's made her own. (more...)

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