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PEERLESS, Jiehae Park's Dark Comedy Riff on Macbeth, Comes to MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Marin Theatre Company stirs the stage this season with the West Coast Premiere of peerless by Jiehae Park, a new dark comedy riff on Shakespeare's classic cursed tale Macbeth. Twin sisters "M" and "L" resort to desperate measures when their academic dreams of success are dashed most unexpectedly. With unwavering loyalty to each other-and themselves-they craft a plan to manipulate their destiny by any means necessary. Fresh off a critically acclaimed World Premiere production at Yale Repertory in 2015, MTC is excited to bring this sinister, sisterly twist on the Scottish Play to the West Coast under the direction of Margot Bordelon, who also directed the play's World Premiere. (more...)

Citi to Launch New Live Music Platform 'Citi Sound Vault'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Citi, working with Live Nation, will unveil “Citi Sound Vault,” a new live music platform curated exclusively for cardmembers to access unprecedented music experiences across the U.S. From performances by major artists in intimate venues (more...)

The Bands Come Out to Play at Apia Good Times 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2017

The annual Apia Good Times Tour returns for it's fifth consecutive year with another once-in-a-lifetime line-up of Oz music legends including The Black Sorrows with Vika + Linda Bull, Colin Hay (Men at Work), Mental as Anything and Deborah Conway leading the sing-alongs across the country. (more...)

CITY BUZZ LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT SPOTLIGHT: Philly's Most Anticipated Artist, 'Kidd Boss,' & The East Palo Alto-Bay Area's Most Underrated MC, 'B. Makk,' Collaborate w
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2017

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THE COMEDY GET DOWN to Bring Comedy Royalty to Joe Louis Arena
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Numerous motion picture appearances, countless television shows, sitcoms and standup specials, a talk show, three radio shows, and three books; Cedric 'The Entertainer,' Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy have been breaking ground in the comedy business and bringing the laughs for decades. This is a Once in a Lifetime chance to see five members of comedy royalty come together for the comedy event of the year, "The Comedy Get Down," on Saturday, May 13 at Joe Louis Arena at 8 p.m.; part of the Farewell Season at The Joe. (more...)

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard Announce Plans for 2017 Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard, the UK's most prestigious stage honour, have today announced exciting plans for 2017, including details of its "Be Inspired" campaign. The 2017 awards are set to be the biggest yet, as they make their debut at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April. (more...)

Dallas Opera Announces 2017-18 Season - U.S. Premiere of Michel van der Aa's SUNKEN GARDEN, KORNGOLD RARITY: THE RING OF POLYKRATES, Classics and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce its ambitious 2017-2018 Season, "Motives Unmasked!" consisting of five entertaining and varied mainstage productions, including a dazzling U.S. premiere and a new Dallas Opera production of a very early opera by Viennese wunderkind Erich Wolfgang Korngold. (more...)

Metropolitan Room Welcomes JUDY & LIZA: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT - A TRIBUTE for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

New York City's famed Metropolitan Room (located at 34 West 22nd Street) welcomes "JUDY & LIZA: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT - A TRIBUTE" on Sunday, March 12th at 7:00 p.m.   (more...)

New Shows for 2017 at the Young Vic, With Return of Billie Piper in YERMA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

We want every show we stage to evoke the world on our streets. As life becomes ever more complex and surprising, we look for the best angles from which to watch and intervene.  (more...)

Opera Saratoga Announces SARATOGA SINGS! Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced today the winter/spring schedule of events for the company's Saratoga Sings! program. The schedule includes previously announced collaborations, along with a new special event in February with Grammy nominated baritone Christopher Dylan Herbert, in partnership with Saratoga Spa State Park. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Signature Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere production Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). This new play based on the real-life story of Elva Miller, a middle-aged housewife who gained notoriety as an unlikely pop phenomenon in the 1960s for her warbling renditions of chart topping hits 'Downtown,' 'Monday, Monday,' 'A Hard Day's Night,' and more runs February 28 - March 26 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Take An Art Excursion in West Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Walking through a beautiful art gallery or scenic art festival is bound to bring out your creative side. Here in West Michigan, an art excursion is always nearby with many museums, galleries, art centers, and annual festivals. If you want to surround yourself with your favorite art, many galleries and stores sell items that can turn your home into your own art sanctuary. Find your bliss with West Michigan's vast and varied arts culture. (more...)

Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Paul Auster's CITY OF GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Vivienne Acheampong, Mark Edel-Hunt, Chris New and Jack Tarlton will star in the first stage adaptation of a Paul Auster novel in the UK, City of Glass, a brand new production by Tony Award-winning 59 Productions in a co-production with HOME, Manchester (4-18 March) and Lyric Hammersmith (20 April - 13 May). (more...)

Winter Is... Over? THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Extends for Final Time Into Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The watch must finally come to an end for "Thrones! The Musical Parody," announcing today the fourth and final extension at Apollo Theater (2540 N. Lincoln Ave). The "Game of Thrones" send-up will close March 19, 2017 after an eight-month run at the Lincoln Park theater. (more...)

Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of Paul Auster's CITY OF GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Vivienne Acheampong, Mark Edel-Hunt, Chris New and Jack Tarlton will star in the first stage adaptation of a Paul Auster novel in the UK, City of Glass, a brand new production by Tony Award-winning 59 Productions in a co-production with HOME, Manchester (4-18 March) and Lyric Hammersmith (20 April - 13 May). (more...)

Grammy Charity Online Auctions Offer Exclusive Music Memorabilia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

GRAMMY® Charity Online Auctions—in celebration of the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards® —will offer more than 100 exclusive items, including an exclusive VIP experience with pop star Andy Grammer as well as other once-in-a-lifetime VIP experiences, memorabilia (more...)

Art Directors Guild to Host Oscar Panel with Production Design Nominees
by Movies News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

This year's Oscar®-nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators from Arrival; Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them; Hail,Caesar!; La La Land and Passengers will discuss their craft at the 11th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Pane (more...)

Hilton Honors Provides Exclusive Access to Once in a Lifetime Music Experiences
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Last night, during GRAMMY®Week, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) launched “Music Happens Here,” a first of its kind integrated music program that provides Hilton Honors members with unique concert experiences and unprecedented access to music and artist connections. (more...)

Win 'Fairy Tale' Castle Stay in Celebration of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Movies News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

With excitement building for the live-action adaptation of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST featuring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, HomeAway is teaming up with Disney to celebrate the film by giving one lucky winner and 20 of his or her chosen guests an unprecedented #HomeAwayCastle stay experienc (more...)

M. BUTTERFLY to Open Everyman Theatre's 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Everyman Theatre has announced today that it will open its upcoming 2017/2018 season with David Henry Hwang's Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama M. Butterfly. The production will star Everyman Theatre Resident Company Member Bruce Randolph Nelson as French diplomat Rene Gallimard. This complex story about love and illusion follows the secretive romance between the married diplomat and a mysterious Chinese opera singer, Song Liling.  (more...)

BWW Review: ONCE Walks on Moonbeams at the Strand-Capitol In York, PA
by Christy Brooks - Feb 6, 2017

In every sense of the word, ONCE arrived at The Capitol Strand Performing Arts Center on February 1, 2017, for one night only. The musical is the winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® and is a theatrical experience like no other. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Will Cast Its Spell on Broadway in Spring 2018; Auditions Underway!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR will be vacating Broadway's Lyric Theatre for renovations commencing in May 2017, and rumor has it that  producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, with J.K. Rowling have been in exclusive talks to bring HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to fill the vacancy. Now according to an Equity casting notice, auditions are about to commence for the Broadway transfer, which will reportedly arrive in Winter 2018. (more...)

THE JUDY GARLAND SHOW Channel Comes to StreamNet.TV ft. Streisand, Minnelli & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

LAStreamNet.TV is adding 26 one hour episodes of THE JUDY GARLAND SHOW Channel to its platform. This historic collection of 26 one-hour-long episodes includes an unprecedented list of guests (more...)

BWW Review: BABY SCREAMS MIRACLE Intrigues at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 6, 2017

Clare Barron's apocalyptic play BABY SCREAMS MIRACLE is, fundamentally, an interesting and exceptionally written exploration of the forces of religion and of nature on one small town American family dealing with its own kind of inner turmoil. A uniformly strong cast under the direction of Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz brings out the best of the already strong script at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. (more...)

Original Cast Reunites for 10th South Africa Anniversary with RENT IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

???????Save the date! Showtime Management's 10th Anniversary Production of RENT IN CONCERT takes place at Montecasino's Teatro on Monday, 15 May 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Scarlett Strallen and Tam Mutu to Lead THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson. (more...)

More Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. (more...)

Copious Love Productions Premieres THE FOG MACHINE PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

A quick note from our beloved Playwright and Director, Brendan Mack: "It is important to note that in the ever changing world we live in, the one unchanging constant is that people love theatrical fog. No matter how bad your day is, or what life events may be pushing you around and making you feel trapped- oh so trapped, so unbearably trapped- you know that would all change if you were given the opportunity to run through a room full of theatrical fog. We are changing people's lives. And by people we mean you. And by Lives, we mean fog. And by you, we mean Machine." While this show may not give you that exact opportunity, it will be close!  (more...)

BWW Review: Well-Conceived BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Lakeland Civic Theatre
by Roy Berko - Feb 21, 2017

The capsule judgement of my review of the Broadway production of The Bridges of Madison County stated, 'The Bridges of Madison County' is one of those special, intimate, meaningful, well-conceived and performed shows that deserved a longer shelf-life than it is getting.' (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Company Announces New Staff, Board and Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Co-Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the addition of eight new company members to Strawdog Theatre's ensemble including Chelsea Wilson, board president; Leah Barish, managing director; Virginia Head, director of individual giving; Cara Beth Heath, literary manager and Kamille Dawkins, Ashley Ann Woods, Raquel Adorno and Elly Green, ensemble members. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces FILMS IN CONCERT As Part Of 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Building upon the audience excitement for film screenings  coupled with live orchestra playing the soundtrack, the Utah Symphony proudly announced the creation of a Films in Concert series on its 2017-18 season featuring four orchestra presentations paired with motion pictures on the big screen at Abravanel Hall. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, February 11, 2017
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Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, February 11, 2017! (more...)

Spend the Night with Billy Crystal!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

There are so many reasons to love the Tony and Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, producer, writer and director - from his starring roles in films such as When Harry Met Sally and City Slickers to his charm as the nine-time host of the Academy Awards.  (more...)

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Announces Selections for its 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is proud to announce the five stellar Mainstage productions secured for its 30th anniversary in 2017 - 2018. The line-up features a carefully curated selection of audience favorites from the company's 30-year history and exciting new Tony Award-winning musicals for which the company is acclaimed.  (more...)

Veteran Served by Wounded Warrior Project Wins Tickets to Super Bowl LI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

HOUSTON, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ During the biggest night in football, one warrior served by Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) was able to experience the action up close. While attending an event hosted by USAA and the NFL, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Marcelino Gonzalez was chosen as the lucky winner for two free tickets donated by the NFL to Super Bowl LI. He and his wife enjoyed the game, close to the field and another prominent attendee. (more...)

Lovewell Institute Seeks Young Artists for Summer Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts is looking for young artists to participate in our summer workshops in South Florida! (more...)

OneRepublic to Headline 2017 Honda Civic Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet, OneRepublic announced with Honda today they will tour North America this summer when they embark on the 2017 Honda Civic Tour, promoted by Live Nation. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Theatre By The Lake and English Touring Theatre's World Premiere of WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Theatre by the Lake today announces full cast for the world premiere of Nicholas Pierpan's play William Wordsworth.  Michael Oakley directs Daniel Abelson (Coleridge), Amiera Darwish (Sara), Richard Evans (Atkinson/Elderly Man), Joseph Mydell (George Beaumont), Emma Pallant (Dorothy), Paul Ryan (Peter Garner/Lonsdale's Secretary), John Sackville (Wordsworth), Rosalind Steele (Mrs Coleridge) and Terence Wilton (Lord Lonsdale/Beggar Man). (more...)

EXHIBITIONISM - THE ROLLING STONES to Debut in Chicago at Navy Pier
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Rolling Stones' first ever major exhibition, Exhibitionism, delivered by DHL, will make its Chicago debut at Navy Pier on April 15, 2017 and will run a four-month engagement through July 30, 2017, proudly brought to the US by Jackson. (more...)

Kathy Griffin Added to 2017 Aces of Comedy Series at The Mirage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Kathy Griffin has been added to 2017 Aces of Comedy Series at The Mirage. See the full details below! Ticket prices start at $49.99, plus tax and service fees, and go on sale Friday, Feb. 17 at noon. The performance will take place. Friday, May 26 at 10 p.m. (more...)

Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers & More Join 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The fan-fueled fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday, March 5, will feature live performances and first-time duets and collaborations by today's biggest artists, including Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes, Thomas Rhett, Noah Cyrus and Big Sean, who join already announced performer Bruno Mars. (more...)

truTV to Debut New Hidden-Camera Series CHRIS WEBBER'S FULL COURT PRANKS, 2/27
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On Monday, February 27 at 10pm ET/PT, truTV debuts CHRIS WEBBER'S FULL COURT PRANKS, the new hidden-camera series that features some of the nation's biggest athletes and sports celebrities playing elaborate -- but good-natured -- pranks on their most adoring fans. (more...)

Wonka-fy Your Story Ideas, See 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY' on Broadway with Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Have you ever wondered what a child's idea might look like if it was turned into a theatrical creation, a Hollywood pitch, a short story book, a candy, or even a Minecraft world? (more...)

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...)

American Family Fitness Launches 'Check-In and Win' Contest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

With gyms in Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Williamsburg, American Family Fitness recently announced a Check-In and Win contest at all of their Virginia locations. Members who check-in on Facebook when they workout may be eligible to win an all-expense paid dream vacation to Hawaii with a guest. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/10; THE WHO'S TOMMY in Connecticut, THE BOOK OF MORMON in Melbourne and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE WHO'S TOMMY in Connecticut, HAND TO GOD in Columbus, THE BOOK OF MORMON in Melbourne and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Bid On Internship at The Weinstein Company & Help a Worthy Cause
by Movies News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Weinstein Company has announced a special chance to learn all the ins and outs of the movie biz, and maybe even run into Malia Obama while you're at it! (more...)

BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Rings Out at PMT
by Greg Kerestan - Feb 1, 2017

After a two-decade wait, Disney's cult animated musical finally comes to the stage, in an all too timely production. (more...)

National Museums Scotland Presents Latest Exhibits and Displays, Thru March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

National Museum of Scotland presents its latest Exhibitions & Displays: (more...)

BWW Interview: Joanna Gleason: FROM CAMPFIRE TO CABARET at The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
by Kathryn Kitt - Feb 1, 2017

Watch barriers between disciples dissolve as Tony award winning actress Joanna Gleason leads students from Purchase College's dance, theatre, jazz, and opera programs on the journey from “campfire to cabaret,” drawing out personal narratives via a mix of intimate discussion, interactive demonstration, and hands-on workshops. (more...)

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