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Aaron Tveit to Star in Barrington Stage Company's COMPANY; Initial Season Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Michele Weathers, is proud to announce initial casting for the 2017 season. (more...)

Orbit Festival Returns To HOME This September/October
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Following the success of the first Orbit Festival in autumn 2016, HOME is delighted to confirm the programme for this year's festival, to be staged Thu 28 Sep - Sun 15 Oct 2017, bringing together exciting new work from theatre-makers across the globe who want to explore our place in the world, and which investigate our relationship with our past. (more...)

Humphry Slocombe Creates Limited Edition 'Tim Tam Slam' PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Ice Cream Flavor
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

For those who are fans of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, ice cream, Australia, over-the-top flamboyant costumes and gay musical theatre - do we have a new ice cream flavor for you! (more...)

BWW Interview: Edward Fox Talks Betjeman Play SAND IN THE SANDWICHES
by Marianka Swain - May 8, 2017

Edward Fox's stellar stage and screen career ranges from Hamlet and The Go-Between to The Day of the Jackal. He's currently performing one-man John Betjeman play Sand in the Sandwiches, which comes to London's Theatre Royal Haymarket on 30 May. (more...)

Latitude Festival 2017 Invites Theatre Line Up To Join The Revolution
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The UK's finest multi-arts festival returns for its 12th edition promising an unrivalled breadth, depth and quality of arts programming. (more...)

DJ Nika Unveils Episode 24 of 'Feel This' Radio Show
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

Some of the greatest shows in his career have been the Webster Hall, New York's longest running and busiest nightclub, the NYC Dance Parade in Manhattan, Le Souk, Pacha and Marquee. Now, DJ Nika releases his newest episode of the acclaimed 'Feel This' mix series, so you can listen to the world class DJ from anywhere. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS' Rick Elice Pens Heartbreaking Memoir 'Finding Roger'
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Broadway writer Rick Elice (Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher, Addams Family) has written a new heartbreaking memoir about his late husband Roger Rees. Rees passed away in 2015 after losing a battle with brain cancer. Broadway dimmed the lights in his honor after his passing.  (more...)

BalaSole Dance with Guest Soloist Miki Orihara Comes to BAM Fisher, 6/2-6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

     ROBERTO VILLANUEVA, Executive & Artistic Director and Founder of BalaSole Dance Company, presents the 18th NYC concert season of BalaSole in 'MOLTI,' a new program of solos in a broad range of dance styles, music choices and artistic voices, joined by special guest artist MIKI ORIHARA, former principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, June 2 & 3, 8PM, at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space), 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY.  This program is part of a split bill concert with the Marie-Christine Giordano Dance.  BalaSole's program will be presented in the second half of the concert (at approximately 9 PM). (more...)

BENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Old Globe today announced its 2017-2018 Season, which will kick off with the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Texas Performing Arts Announces The 2017-18 Essential Series
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

]Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to The University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2017-18 Essential Series. (more...)

DJ Nika Drops Episode 23 of His 'Feel This' Radio Show
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Some of the greatest shows in his career have been the Webster Hall, New York's longest running and busiest nightclub, the NYC Dance Parade in Manhattan, Le Souk, Pacha and Marquee. (more...)

JCTC Presents Acclaimed One-Man Show on Civil Rights Leader
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

W.E.B. Du Bios - writer, scholar, and one of the earliest civil rights leaders - comes to life in the New Jersey premier of W. E. B. DU BOIS: A Man for All Time, presented by Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) on May 12th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Hollywood Legend Jack Lemmon's Son Chris Lemmon Talks New One-Man-Show
by Kevin Pollack - May 3, 2017

In 2015, Lemmon adapted his 2006 tribute to his father, A Twist of Lemmon, to the stage. The show, which Lemmon has performed all around the United States, follows the relationship between Lemmon and his father as seen through his father's eyes. (more...)

Alan Menken and Stars of A BRONX TALE to Celebrate Cast Album at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the cast album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble on Friday, May 12 at 4:00 PM. (more...)

Brooke and Chad Are… JUST AS GAY AS YOU
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Cabaret Artists Chad M. Ryan and Brooke M. Haney's first collaborative endeavor, Brooke and Chad Are… Just as Gay as You. (A Queer Cabaret of Chaos and Clarity), premieres this year during Pride Week on Tuesday, June 20th at 6:30 pm at the Duplex. Created by Haney and Ryan from their combined personal "GAY" experiences, the show explores the themes of queerness and identity and the unlikely friendship between a Gay man and a Queer woman, all under their shared love of music and storytelling. Filled with chaotic  humour, truth telling vulnerability and occasional crisp clarity, the evening is sure to be a 'gay ol time.'  The duo has also partnered with Shining Hope for Communities to raise money and build awareness for Margaret's Safe Place, a project of Shining Hope. To that end, a portion of the proceeds from every ticket will go to support Shining Hope. (more...)

LETTERS TO MORRISSEY to Receive World Premiere at Traverse Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Award-winning playwright Gary McNair returns to the Traverse Theatre after his sell-out hit A Gambler's Guide to Dying, and pioneering verbatim work Locker Room Talk, with the World Premiere of Letters to Morrissey, presented by the Traverse Theatre Company in association with Tron Theatre, as part of Traverse Festival 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Molly Ringwald, Amy Spanger, Cast of TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Celebrate Victoria Leacock Hoffman at Keen Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Victoria Leacock Hoffman was a long-time collaborator of Jonathan Larson and original producer of tick, tick...BOOM! To salute her vision and incredible contribution to musical theatre history, Keen Company's gala evening included extraordinary performances by stars of stage and screen, celebrating Victoria's legacy! Featuring performances by Molly Ringwald, Amy Spanger and the cast of tick, tick...BOOM!: Nick Blaemire, George Salazar, & Ciara Renee. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Mara Davi, Erica Dorfler, Luke Smith and More Sign on for Barrington Stage's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, has announced additional casting for the 2017 season. (more...)

Save 40% On Tickets For SAND IN THE SANDWICHES
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Edward Fox brings One-Man Show SAND IN THE SANDWICHES to London's West End for a strictly limited run, playing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket 30 May-3 June. Book tickets here from £15 (more...)

Chris Forrest Brings WHO'S YOUR DADDY to Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Calling all parents, all parents-to-be, all people who know parents, all people who want to be parents or just fans of comedy!  Chris Forrest brings his side-splitting One-Man Show, Who's Your Daddy, to Cape Town for the first time from the 24th July to 6th August 2017 at the Kalk Bay Theatre. (more...)

Heartfelt Comedy WELCOME TO HERETOFORE to Play Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

WELCOME TO HERETOFORE, a world premiere comedy written by Steve Nevil, was developed at Theatre West and presented in their annual "best of workshop" festival, WestFest 2016 last fall. (more...)

BWW Review: Spring Gulch Folk Festival Celebrates 31st Season!
by Tory Gates - May 24, 2017

'Smoke from campfires, incense, tobacco and fried foods, along with farm-filtered air set us up for a series of performers that brought voices, songs and what someone once referred to as 'high profile' musicianship.' (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for THE SECOND COMING OF KLAUS KINSKI at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Klaus Kinski is one of the most celebrated and controversial actors in the history of world cinema. The reckless abandon with which he approached both life and art left him tortured, demonized and worshiped. (more...)

WIZARD OF OZ Leads Off Season 35 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 23, 2017

Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre unveiled its upcoming 'Season 35: Discover the World Behind the Curtain' at a fundraiser last Friday evening at the home of arts supporters Mark, Ricki, John Mark and Will Holleman. (more...)

Roxy Regional Theatre to Launch 35th Season with L. Frank Baum Musical Classic THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

???????The Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville's oldest live theatre and only professional theatre, unveiled its upcoming 'Season 35: Discover the World Behind the Curtain' at a fundraiser last Friday evening at the home of arts supporters Mark, Ricki, John Mark and Will Holleman. (more...)

WRITERS AVENUE Returns to The Courtyard in Hoxton
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

WRITERS AVENUE THEATRE COMPANY, founded by its Artistic Director, Sandra Thompson-Quartey, specialises in finding, developing and staging new plays by first-time writers.   In June 2017 Writers Avenue will be moving into the award-winning Courtyard Theatre in Hoxton, London and will be programming work for the main theatre which features 130-150 seats within a highly flexible space.  (more...)

BWW Review: ON ONE CONDITION Shows Life with Cerebral Palsy
by Melanie Votaw - May 22, 2017

At the beginning of ON ONE CONDITION running through May 26, 2017 at Soho Playhouse, actor Dan Daw arrives on stage in his underwear. He then proceeds to dress himself as we watch. As someone with cerebral palsy, getting dressed is a painstaking process. Immediately, Daw takes us into his world and gives us a little taste of what it's like to be him. (more...)

BWW Review: Titus Tackles Serious Issues at the Kennedy Center
by Keith Tittermary - May 21, 2017

The Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences takes a bold leap in bringing this one man show from Red Bridge Arts in Scotland. Titus, a show recommended for audiences 12 and up tackles serious issues that unfortunately in today's society, children may face. (more...)

So Comedy and Troika Present GOOSE HYDROBERSERKER
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Following a critically acclaimed total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe season in 2016 Goose explode once again onto the Soho Theatre stage this year with a show that's guaranteed to take your breath away. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Moore Announces Broadway Debut with THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER
by Walter McBride - May 2, 2017

Producers IMG Original Content and Carole Shorenstein Hays (Fences, Caroline or Change,Doubt, Take Me Out, Fun Home, A Doll's House, Part 2) announced just yesterday that Academy Award-winning filmmaker, best-selling author, and political icon, Michael Moore will bring his thought-provoking, controversial fare to Broadway in The Terms of My Surrender, his theatrical debut. (more...)

BWW Interview: TJ Dawe of ROLLER COASTER at the Orlando Fringe
by Clarissa Moon - May 19, 2017

This year, Fringe-favorite TJ Dawe is back with ROLLER COASTER, his latest One-Man Show. I had the chance to talk with TJ about his process, fandoms as religions, the role of a storyteller in a post-apocalyptic society, and getting politically active.  (more...)

THE SECOND COMING OF KLAUS KINSKI Comes to Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Klaus Kinski is one of the most celebrated and controversial actors in the history of world cinema. The reckless abandon with which he approached both life and art left him tortured, demonized and worshiped. He now resurrects to shake your souls with one last command performance. THE SECOND COMING OF KLAUS KINSKI written & performed by Andrew Perez opens at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 3, 2017 -ASYLUM @ Underground Annex, 1308 N. Wilton Place, Los Angeles, CA 90028 (more...)

Molly Ringwald, Cast of TICK, TICK...BOOM! to Perform at Keen Company's 17th Annual Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Victoria Leacock Hoffman was a long-time collaborator of Jonathan Larson and original producer of tick, tick...BOOM! Help Keen Company salute her vision and incredible contribution to musical theatre history. (more...)

Frankie Grande's Drops New Single 'Queen' Today & Shares Music Video
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Social media mogul (with nearly 4 million followers across his platforms) actor and co-host of Amazon.com's Style Code Live, FRANKIE GRANDE is honored to be premiering his new music video “Queen” today with Billboard. (more...)

Jason Graae to Lead A BROADWAY MUSICAL at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Internationally acclaimed cabaret artist Jason Graae will be taking the lead role in Feinstein's/54 Below's concert presentation of Charles Strouse and Lee Adams' A BROADWAY MUSICAL on Sunday July 16th, at 7pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

MAC-Award Winner Tom Rocco To Unveil New Show
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

New York City-based cabaret artist, Tom Rocco, will be performing his new show, Restless Soul Syndrome, on Wed, June 14th at 6:30pm and Saturday, June 17th at 4:00pm at the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

David Baddiel to Tour to Exeter Northcott
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Following a sold out run at London's Menier Chocolate Factory and two critically-acclaimed West End runs, David Baddiel will takes his Olivier-nominated One-Man Show to the Exeter Northcott Theatre in June 2018. (more...)

Martin Moran's OBIE Award-Winning One-Man Show THE TRICKY PART Gets Philadelphia Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

After premiering Off-Broadway 13 years ago, The Tricky Part, heads to the City of Brotherly Love for a  two-night limited engagement May 22-23. The true story of a young Martin Moran, The Tricky Part has been called "a translucent memoir of a play … shattering and affecting" by Ben Brantley of The New York Times. This production of The Tricky Part is part of Drexel University's Entertainment & Arts Management Program's Producing Live Entertainment class, led by Drexel professor and Broadway producer Brannon Wiles. (more...)

Opera in the City Festival Line-Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

This summer, the Bridewell Theatre in the heart of the City of London will become the home of new and innovative opera productions. (more...)

One Man Show Portraying Oscar Wilde at Town Players
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Town Players is excited to announce the special one-time fundraising event of WORK IS THE CURSE OF THE DRINKING CLASSES, a One-Man Show portraying Oscar Wilde, on June 11, 2017. (more...)

Emmy Winner Gordon Clapp to Lead Nora Theatre's THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Nora Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Alan Brody's The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion from June 1 - July 2, 2017. The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion is directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Monday, June 5 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Ghostlight Records Celebrates Today's Release of A BRONX TALE At Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Ghostlight Records will celebrate today's cast album release date of the hit musical A BRONX TALE with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble on Friday, May 12 at 4:00 PM.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE Celebrates Cast Recording Release with CD Signing
by Jennifer Broski - May 12, 2017

Ghostlight Records celebrated its cast album release of the hit musical A BRONX TALE with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble this week. See all the photos from the event below! (more...)

Ovalhouse Presents MY WORLD HAS EXPLODED A LITTLE BIT this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

My World Has Exploded A Little Bit is an acclaimed new play telling a deeply personal story of love and loss by Ovalhouse's Associate Artist Bella Heesom and Olivier Award-winning director Donnacadh O'Briain. (more...)

Chita Rivera Set for Evening of Songs and Conversation at Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who originated the roles of Anita in 'West Side Story', 'Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie,' Velma in 'Chicago,' and appeared in the original casts of 'Guys and Dolls,' 'Can Can,' 'Jerry's Girls' and many others. (more...)

Mario Cantone Makes Café Carlyle Debut Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Celebrated New York stage actor and stand-up comedian Mario Cantone makes his Cafe Carlyle debut, June 20 - 23. (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY to Close Laguna Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced the sixth and final show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written and performed by James Lecesne with music by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening) and directed by Tony Speciale. (more...)

Off-Broadway Songwriter Mike Hadge Debuts Songs From Internet Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Internet appears live on stage at New York West Village venue, The Duplex, on Sunday, June 4th as award-winning comedy songwriter Mike Hadge hosts a debut showcase concert for his new musical, MUSICAL DOT COM: A NEW MUSICAL (DOT) COMEDY. (more...)

BWW Interview: Adam Pascal of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Orpheum
by Christine Swerczek - May 10, 2017

What could be better than SOMETHING ROTTEN! coming to the Orpheum in Omaha, Nebraska next week? SOMETHING ROTTEN! with Adam Pascal as Shakespeare! Now that's something to get excited about! (more...)

Andrew Mondia to Debut CONFESSIONS OF A PEAR-SHAPED PUPIL at Orlando Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

This month, super-talented and versatile actor Andrew Mondia announces his upcoming show 'CONFESSIONS OF A PEAR SHAPED PUPIL' making a World Premiere Debut at the Orlando International Fringe Festival. (more...)

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