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Ma'ikwe Ludwig Releases 'Together Resilient'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

TEDx speaker and longtime sustainable community activist Ma'ikwe Ludwig will be releasing her new book on Earth Day, April 22, 2017. Ludwig will then be available for speaking engagements all over the country, talking about climate disruption, intentional communities, legal and economic reform, and the development of cooperative culture. (more...)

Post & Place Ltd. to Launch in the US
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

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33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Celebrates Global Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press will present The 33rd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards celebrating the winners of the Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, honoring 12 writers and 12 illustrators from around the world in the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ana Isabel Ordonez Discusses her Writing Process and the Event in Cape Town, South Africa from October, 2016
by Don Grigware - Mar 29, 2017

'The Aye' is adapted from Ana Isabel Ordonez's 'The Extraordinary Love Story of Aye Aye and Fedor.' The choreography came together in a sparkling fusion of music, dance and narration which was performed October 7, 2016 in Cape Town South Africa by the Jazz Dance Theatre with Sifiso Kweyama as choreographer. The shows honored Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, in celebration of his 85th birthday, and with the opening choreography for the annual Peace Conference in Cape Town. This was the world premiere of the show.  In Part II of this interview Ordonez discusses the event in detail. In Part I she gives us a glimpse into her next project and the elaborate process her brilliant mind goes through in its organization and execution. The photos scattered throughout are of the event from last October in South Africa. I.  ANA ISABEL ORDONEZ : THE WAY BEYOND WORDS  (more...)

ASU Gammage Announces 2017-18 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

ASU Gammage has announced its historic 2017-2018 Desert Schools Federal Credit Union Broadway Across America - Arizona season. The season is anchored by HAMILTON and is packed with award-winning musicals, classics and the newest hits from Broadway. (more...)

BWW Review: Lebogang Mogashoa's THE REAL DIRT Filled with Humanity and Compassion
by David Fick - Mar 28, 2017

There is an almost overwhelming sense of humanity in Lebogang Mogashoa's THE REAL DIRT, which is currently enjoying a week-long season at the Alexander Bar's cosy Upstairs Theatre. David Fick reviews the show, which he says is proof that theatre can heal what many other things cannot. (more...)

Threshold Stage Company Presents the Seacoast Premiere CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

What if your house's walls really could talk? Would you want your friends and neighbors to hear what your home has to say? Threshold Stage Company's Seacoast Premiere of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2012 Tony Award winning play 'Clybourne Park' by Bruce Norris, gives center stage to one such home as it hysterically shares the stories of two couples, separated by fifty years' time, attempting to buy and sell the house while navigating a politically correct mine field of societal inclusion and exclusion along the way. (more...)

Miranda Lee Richards to Release New Album 'Existential Beast' 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

MIRANDA LEE RICHARDS will return June 16 with her new album EXISTENTIAL BEAST on Invisible Hands Music. T (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the stars of the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. (more...)

Rogerio Martins Unleashes '300 EP' for Piston Recordings' Landmark Release
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Portugal's cutting edge electronic music label Piston Recordings reaches a double milestone in 2017 as it celebrates 10 years as well as its 300th release. (more...)

International Festival of Arts & Ideas Announces 2017 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas today announced complete details for Festival 2017, which will begin on June 3 and continues for three weeks through June 24 in New Haven, Connecticut.  (more...)

'The Servant Leadership Journal' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Art Barter knows a lot about leadership. For years, he moved up the corporate ladder practicing what he calls 'command and control' leadership. But after a few decades, he couldn't deny that this traditional leadership style was unsatisfying and, ultimately, ineffective. Fortunately, Barter discovered a better way: servant leadership. (more...)

Stockholm's Karl X Johan New Single 'Twisted Up' Out Now via Emotion
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, Swedish duo Karl X Johan have released the stream of a brand new single, and first since 2014, 'Twisted Up.' The track premiered with The Line of Best Fit today (more...)

Pulitzer-Winning Drama DISGRACED to Tour Universities, High Schools in China This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The most produced play in America in 2015-16, Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer-winning drama Disgraced will tour universities and high schools in China under the direction of Timothy Douglas from April 3 to 30, produced by Ping Pong Productions with grants from the Henry Luce Foundation and the U.S. Embassy in China as well as major support from Chinese hosts and other local partners. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman of We So Hapa Discuss Other-Ness, the Haters of Reddit and Their March 27 Cabaret AMERICAN: OTHER
by MATTHEW BLANK - Mar 27, 2017

Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman get real in this discussion of diversity and what it means to be 'Other' in America. We So Hapa stages its second cabaret March 27 at 8 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: The 2017 New American Voices Play Reading Series Finalists
by Natalie de la Garza - Mar 27, 2017

Step-sisters in a magical trailer park, a clash between past and present (that's a realtor's nightmare), an exploration of race and family in segregated Cleveland, a murderous family in the American West -- sounds like this year's finalists for The Landing Theatre Company's New American Voices Play Reading Series. (more...)

BWW Review: PUNK ROCK at The Odyssey Theatre Gets Top Marks for a Jolly Good Show
by George Brietigam - Mar 27, 2017

This show is the very definition of a slow burning candle. More aptly put, a slow burning candle whose wick winds up being connected to a thousand pounds of dynamite that blows your face off without any warning. (more...)

Some Assembly Theatre Company to Present HOME at The Roundhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Home is a new and original Canadian production that shares a powerful vision of hope from local diverse youth in the search for a healthy home, both within oneself and one's community. Cultural representation includes Ojibway, Chinese, Greek, French, Kurdish, Serbian, and the Kwakwaka'wakw Nation. (more...)

ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Extends at Old Vic, New Voices Off Events ft Daniel Radcliffe Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Due to popular demand, The Old Vic is pleased to announce that Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead will extend by one week until Sat 6 May.Tickets will go on sale at 12pm today (Mon 27 Mar). (more...)

BWW Review: Taylor and Bologna's LOVE ALLWAYS Enjoys L.A. Premiere at Gray Studios
by Shari Barrett - Mar 27, 2017

Comprised of 10 short plays in 2 acts about the follies and foibles of love and lovers, LOVE ALLWAYS addresses the subjects of love and romance which have long provided great source material for comedy, created from the pens of two proven masters of American comedy. With busy careers in film, television and Broadway, Taylor and Bologna have defied the Hollywood odds with a marriage that's lasted 51 years (so far). And no doubt, many of the relationship stories shared must be of a very personal nature to them, or perhaps some of their closest friends! (more...)

The Hunger Project Celebrates World Hunger Day, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

On May 28th The Hunger Project joins together with others to make a difference in the poorest communities. The Hunger Project is a global, non-profit, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. (more...)

David Byrne Opens Inaugural BRIC OPEN Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Lineup Features a Wide Range of Celebrated Artists and Artistic Compaanies in Innovative Programs (more...)

Photo Flash: ANASTASIA and GROUNDHOG DAY Celebrate First Two Show Day, PHANTOM Plays with Snapchat Filters, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week the casts of ANASTASIA and GROUNDHOG DAY celebrated their milestone first (hopefully of many) two show days, and PHANTOM passed the time with some ever-popular and hilarious snapchat filters. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company Announces 2017-18 Season Three Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces its most ambitious and theatrically varied lineup to date with its 2017-18 season. Compelled to respond to changing and challenging times in our country, Season Three grapples with our current political climate, celebrating outspoken heroines (of fluid gender and sexuality) in two new musicals, while embracing documentary inspired reportage, sharp political and social satire, and stirring family drama.  (more...)

FRIENDSHIP KEYS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Jana Burch's new book, Friendship Keys ($11.99, paperback, 9781498495776; $5.99; eBook, 9781498495783 ) is a pathway to a beautiful sisterhood of real friends. It gives every woman an opportunity to experience the invitation to know and be known and honored by discovering a deeper and more meaningful place of belonging where their spirit and purpose can bloom. This guide is full of inspirational keys to friendship that will help you grow, enrich and restore deep friendships in your life as God intended. Burch hopes that Friendship Keys will bring awareness of the love that binds us and be a companion that leads us to our heartfelt desires of stronger bonds between girls. Her desire is that this guide will help keep us on the garden path of what this journey is all about as we still Ourselves long enough to listen to the God-Whispers that come our way so that we can Believe, Belong, and Become all that God has called us to be. (more...)

BWW Review: ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 24, 2017

What makes ELEANOR & PARK so extraordinary is, in fact, how ordinary it is. How everyday. Life is mundane. We make our way through each day, and there isn't always something to set it apart from all of our yesterdays and tomorrows. (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...)

Season 4 of THE WALKING DEAD En Espanol Premieres on Universo 3/29
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

UNIVERSO, the fastest growing Spanish-language entertainment cable network in the U.S., announced today the premiere of Season Four of the worldwide phenomenon, THE WALKING DEAD en Español Wednesday, March 29 at 9pm/8C. (more...)

Join Van Wezel Center at UNDER THE STREETLAMP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Under the Streetlamp featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including Jersey Boys,comes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, April 18 at 8PM. Under the Streetlamp is a celebration of classic hits from the American Radio Songbook covering the 1950s through the 1970s. The show features tight harmonies and slick dance moves that take audiences back to an era of sharkskin suits, flashy cars and martini shakers. A flashback to a time when, on hot summer nights, people would gather under a streetlamp to sing their favorite rock and roll songs. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ICEMAN COMETH, a Symphony of Sadness (and Kindness), at The Vortex
by Devon Hoffman - Mar 23, 2017

Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh--the portrayal of a dysfunctional bunch of rock-bottom alcoholic barflies and the salesman who tries to 'save' them from their futile pipe dreams: This show is an extraordinary symphony--nineteen excellent actors all piping in and out, rising and falling collective undercurrents of sickness and hope. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mackenzie Messick and Steven Reddington of STATE FAIR
by Justin Cole Adams - Mar 23, 2017

The leads from STATE FAIR at Agape Players talk about the show and about the creative process. (more...)

Jack Rooke's GOOD GRIEF and Kieran Hurley's HEADS UP Come To HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Two hit shows are heading to Manchester in May as part of HOME's programme of thought-provoking and innovative theatre in the venue's Theatre 2 space for spring/summer 2017. (more...)

David Byrne, Ronald K. Brown, Theater of War and More Set for BRIC OPEN FESTIVAL Next Month in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

BRIC, Brooklyn's leading provider of free cultural programs, has announced the inaugural BRIC OPEN Festival, which will activate spaces throughout BRIC Arts | Media House, BRIC's 40,000 sf. home in Downtown Brooklyn, the weekend of April 27 - 30. (more...)

Playwrights Announced for Theatre East's 5X5 Drama Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Theatre East is pleased to announce the five playwrights selected for the 2016-2017 5x5 Drama Series. (more...)

Contemporary Ballet Choreographer Cherylyn Lavagnino To Present GENDER SHIFTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Cherylyn Lavagnino, Artistic Director of Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance, will present a new, combination choreographic work, "Gender Shifts," at 92Y's DIG DANCE Moving Forward: Women Ballet Choreographers East and West, on Friday, April 28 at 8pm, in the historic Buttenwieser Hall. Five female East/West choreographers will come together that evening to present a singular program of new dances and revivals.  (more...)

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Provides Catharsis for At-Risk Youth via SING FOR HOPE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Sing for Hope is proud to announce an exciting new Cultural Partnership Program that supports NYC-area arts organizations in their efforts to increase reach, diversify audiences, and model civic spirit. The Sing for Hope Cultural Partnership Program is a go-to resource for arts organizations that want to engage communities on a broader scale, but may not have the budget or bandwidth to establish a fulI community outreach department. (more...)

Liam Doyle and Laura Tebbutt to Star in Live at Zedel's First New Musical AFTER YOU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Casting has just been announced for the first new musical to be staged at Live at Zedel at Crazy Coqs. Alex Parker Theatre Company, The Katie Lam Company and Fane Productions present AFTER YOU, with music by Alex Parker, book & lyrics by Katie Lam, and directed by Alastair Knights, Live at Zedel at Crazy Coqs, running 13 April - 22 April 2017. Press night is set for Friday, 14 April 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

Latino Theater Company's RULES OF SECONDS Launches Temblors Playwriting Collective at the LATC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Honor! Madness! Blood! Obie Award-winner Jo Bonney directs the world premiere of an edgy, intense and darkly comic new play by John Pollono (Small Engine Repair, Lost Girls) in a Latino Theater Company production presented in association with The Temblors, a unique new collective of seven Los Angeles-based playwrights. Rules of Seconds opens March 23 at The Los Angeles Theater Center, with low-priced previews beginning March 16.  (more...)

Local Artists Tackle the Challenge of Forgiveness in a World Divided with Athol Fugard's PLAYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Internationally acclaimed South African playwright Athol Fugard tackles the subject of apartheid head on in his gripping drama, Playland. Playland begins on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7pm, and opens on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7pm. For ticket arrangements, contact playlandphilly@gmail.com. (more...)

Tickets for Beloved Music Festival's 10th Annual Celebration On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The first tier of tickets for the 10th annual Beloved Festival will be released Tuesday, March 21st at 10 AM PST. Set to take place in the enchanting coastal forest near Tidewater, OR where it has been held since inception – about 2.5 hours southwest of Portland, Oregon – Beloved Festival is a 4-day open-air celebration recognized for showcasing internationally renowned musicians, artists, and teachers. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shenandoah's Jake Emmerling Says 'Hello'
by Christopher Castanho - Mar 21, 2017

It's always a comfort knowing that alumni from your Musical Theatre program are working and doing great things in the entertainment industry. Jake Emmerling is doing just that, currently spreading the good word across the country in The Book of Mormon national tour as a member of the ensemble. After returning to his alma mater for an afternoon to teach a choreography masterclass, I was lucky enough to sit down with the performer and hear about his experience being on tour with such a big Broadway hit. (more...)

Postmodern Take on LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD to Kick Off Spring at Asheville Creative Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville's professional children's theatre announces the first mainstage of its spring season, THE LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD SHOW, a postmodern take on the classic tale written by Russell Davis and co-directed by ACA co-founder Abby Felder and resident company member, Katie Jones. (more...)

Theatre Three Announces 2017-18 Season; First Season Curated by New Artistic Director Jeffrey Schmidt
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????Newly-appointed Theatre Three Artistic Director Jeffrey Schmidt has announced the 2017-18 season for productions on the Norma Young Arena Stage. Theatre Three, Dallas's fifty-six year-old theatre-in-the-round, is located in the Quadrangle in the heart of uptown at 2800 Routh Street, Ste #168, Dallas, TX 75201. (more...)

FUN HOME, ECLIPSED and More Set for Southern Rep Theatre's 31st Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Southern Rep Theatre announces its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season, featuring FUN HOME by Lisa Kron, Music by Jeanine Tesori, Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel; MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon; AND TELL SAD STORIES OF THE DEATH OF QUEENS by Tennessee Williams; ALL THE WAY by Robert Schenkkan; and ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Colin Hovde
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 21, 2017

Today's subject Colin Hovde is living his theatre life in two very different ways. He is currently in his fifth season as the Producing Artistic Director of Theater Alliance which performs at the Anacostia Playhouse. Their current production Mnemonic runs through April 9th. The show is directed by Hovde. (more...)

AARP Studios Greenlights New Entertainment Series DINNER WITH DON, Starring Comedy Legend Don Rickles
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

AARP today announced the launch of AARP Studios, an award-winning in-house production entity that produces a variety of rich and compelling content for an ever-growing 50-plus population. (more...)

BWW Review: Be Prepared for the Ride of Your Life with Solnik's THE FARE
by Kristen Morale - Mar 20, 2017

When a man gets into a taxi, inebriated and tired, and is convinced that the driver kidnapped him because he refused to pay an exorbitant fare, is his truth greater than the driver's testimony of racial slurs and attempted murder? When there is no other witness accept one's memory, these two men must step up and make the decision of which one is right - a decision not clouded by race or ego, but what the 'facts' of that eventful night were. The Fare is a play that has characters trying to convince both the audience and themselves what is right against what our educated 'instinct' deems to be right - and how unique a way this production makes it so. (more...)

HOOKMAN an Existential Slasher Comedy Comes to Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Her mother warned her about the treacherous hook-handed man hiding in the back seat, but only after a tragic accident could Lexi see the real threat of the hookman. The bitingly funny, edge-of-your-seat scary Hookman is a lethally sharp slasher comedy about grief, adolescence, and the power of the stories we tell each other and Ourselves.  (more...)

Immersive Show DYNAMIC ALPINE SEXUAL Headed to Umbrella Factory This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Umbrella has announced the world premiere production of DYNAMIC ALPINE S-XUAL (DAS), in an exclusive limited engagement at The Umbrella Factory (200 Morgan Avenue, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11237). Created by and starring Jordan Sarah, performances begin Friday, March 31 and continue through Saturday, April 1. (more...)

BWW Blog: - Chris Crowthers - F*ck Off, Seamless. Viva la Cook at Home Revolution!
by Chris Crowthers - Mar 20, 2017

We've become a society that wants food NOW. (more...)

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