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Adura Onashile and Scottish Theatre Producers Present EXPENSIVE SHIT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

This bold four-hander, featuring the music and dance of Fela Kuti's Afrobeat genre, revolves around the life and experiences of Tolu, a toilet attendant, and her relationship to the women around her. The story moves from Glasgow, where Tolu is working in a toilet for tips, flashing back to the legendary Shrine Club in 90s Lagos, where a younger Tolu dreams of becoming a dancer in the revolutionary band of Fela Kuti. (more...)

New Silverado Memory Care Community to Open in Virginia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

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SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, and More Lead Cleveland Play House 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Cleveland Play House's newly announced 2017-18 Season contains a wide range of work certain to captivate, enlighten, excite and engage Cleveland audiences. Bursting with action, adventure, romance, and suspense, audiences will find joy in unexpected places in each production this Season.  The Season will include a swashbuckling romantic comedy, an urgent revival of an international classic, soul-shaking gospel performances, a political thriller from a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, a Tony Award-winning musical, and an electrifying athletic drama that packs a punch. With characters ranging from rebels and outsiders, to misfits, revolutionaries and geniuses, audiences will be swept up into the stories of one and all, and will be reminded that the most efficient way to resolve conflict whether on the stage or in life, is through collaboration.   (more...)

2017 Adelaide Festival Offers Low-Price Options to Improve Accessibility
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The 2017 Adelaide Festival is now more accessible than ever, with teenagers able to see shows for as little as $5, and concession card holders able to name their own price for deeply discounted tickets to selected performances. (more...)

BWW Review: LA RONDE, The Bunker
by Gary Naylor - Feb 18, 2017

Max Gill's clever adaptation of this classic play brings it right up to date, into the world of Tinder and Grindr and fluid sexual identities. (more...)

Photo Flash: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Tries) to Enjoy the Beautiful Weather, COMEDY OF TENORS Preps and Primps, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 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 Broadway's beautiful weather had PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's cast attempting to crack a window, the lovely ladies of Paper Mill's COMEDY OF TENORS got even lovelier, and friends north of the border at Theatre Sheridan send us some great looking cast snapshots. Check out more below! (more...)

PropertyUP Announces New Unique School Search Tool
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

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BWW REVIEW: THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED Is A Hollywood Fairy Tale Looking At The Choices We Make. Love and Truth Or Money and Image?
by Jade Kops - Feb 18, 2017

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BWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2017: STOP STOPPING THE UNSTOPPABLE: ACHIEVE YOUR DREAMS SO HARD at Producers Niche, The Producers Hotel
by Barry Lenny - Feb 18, 2017

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Muttley Crue Rescue Announces 4th Annual Mardi Pawz Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of THE GREAT GATSBY at Orlando Shakes
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary masterpiece, The Great Gatsby from February 8 - March 26, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. Adapted for stage by Simon Levy, The Great Gatsby will play in repertory with William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost (February 22 - March 24, 2017). BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

Singer-Songwriter-Guitarist C West Debuts 'Breaks Your Heart' On Streaming Sites
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

C West is a millennial on the move. The 19-year old singer, songwriter and guitarist debuted his spiritual love song, “Breaks Your Heart,” (Marquis Boone/ Tyscot) on streaming sites (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - Meet the Cast of THE NETHER
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Feb 17, 2017

It's that time of the semester! The first week of March transports the Bucknall theater at the University of New Haven to Jennifer Haley's cyber world of The Nether. I was lucky enough to get an exclusive first look and talk to the cast about what the process has been like and what you can expect when you come to see the show. Let's find out what they have to say. Shall we? (more...)

BWW Review: TELL THE TRUTH, SHAME THE DEVIL by Melina Marchetta
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Feb 17, 2017

It deals with terrorism, with racism and the prejudices people carry. It talks about immigration issues and pokes at the way journalists and social media can exacerbate a situation or report without all of the details.  (more...)

Ballet Austin To Be Featured As Wallace Foundation's First BUILDING AUDIENCES FOR SUSTAINABILITY Story
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Wallace Foundation today released the first installment in its Building Audiences for Sustainability (BAS) Stories series that looks at the early-stage efforts of arts organizations in a new Wallace initiative that are seeking to attract new audiences, while retaining the ones they have. (more...)

Writers In The Loft Presents THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

On Tuesday, March 14, celebrated author Michael Finkel (True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea, a 2015 major motion picture) comes to town with his latest work, THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit. Finkel will discuss one of this generation's remarkable news stories - the true tale of a hermit who lived alone in a tent in the Maine woods for twenty-seven years. (more...)

A Fragile Tomorrow's Dom Kelly to Release Debut Solo Album 'Everything Is Just Enough'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Dom Kelly, drummer and vocalist for the Independent Music Award-winning band A Fragile Tomorrow, will release his debut solo album 'Everything Is Just Enough' on April 7, 2017 through New York City-based label MPress Records. (more...)

The Harmaleighs to Release 'Hiraeth' EP 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Harmaleighs honestly craft poetic, passionate, and powerful songs cut from a pastiche of indie, folk, pop and Americana. (more...)

Karen Mason to Host IT'S ABOUT TIME Album Release Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Karen Mason - the acclaimed Broadway star and concert artist - will celebrate her new album It's About Time from Zevely Records with a special concert at Birdland Jazz Club (315 West 44th Street in New York) on Monday, March 6 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Zuzanna Szadkowski in THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at TRT
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 16, 2017

Two River Theater continues its 2016/17 Season with Shakespeare's 'The Merry Wives of Windsor,' directed by Eric Tucker beginning 2/25 through 2/26. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Zuzanna Szadkowski who plays an Actor in the show. (more...)

Meet the Sommelier: Angela Noll of BELLA LUNA on the UWS
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 16, 2017

Angela Noll has created the fine wine list for Bella Luna, the popular Italian restaurant on the Upper West Side. She joined the Bella Luna staff in November of 2015 at the original location before overseeing the renovation and reopening in late January of 2017. We interviewed Angela for Broadwayworld.com's 'Meet the Sommelier.' (more...)

War Party and XYZ Films to Team on Reimagining of Gareth Evans' THE RAID
by Movies News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

WarParty and XYZ films have announced that they will partner on the reimagining of the hit Indonesian action film THE RAID (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DISGRACED at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Onstage now through February 26 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced examines the stories we share with our friends, the secrets we tell our lovers, and the lies we tell Ourselves. Described as a 'combustible powder keg of identity politics,' this provocative and thought-provoking new Broadway hit will leave audiences questioning their biases. (more...)

Plan-B Theatre to Stage World Premiere of NOT ONE DROP by Morag Shepherd
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Plan-B Theatre Company presents the world premiere of NOT ONE DROP by Utah playwright Morag Shepherd, starring Colleen Baum and Latoya Cameron. (more...)

Michael R Herndon' Pens 'We Are All Miracles: Don't Let Life Take It Away'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

'We Are All Miracles: Don't Let Life Take It Away': a source of inspiration for life is the creation of published author, Michael R Herndon, who evolved from a hopeful believer to one who is convinced that God is real and more than anything he could have ever imagined. (more...)

BWW Interview: Nikka Graff Lanzarone on Debuting HERO WORSHIP at Feinstein's/54 Below and Performing SWEET CHARITY in the Aftermath of the Election
by Casey Mink - Feb 16, 2017

Audiences may know Nikka Graff Lanzarone from her role in the recent Off-Broadway production of SWEET CHARITY, or as the co-creator and host of the Broadway-centric podcast THE ENSEMBLIST, in which she and her co-host Mo Brady delve into each facet of creating a Broadway show with an emphasis on all those names that aren't above the title. Now, the multifaceted talent prepares to make her Feinstein's/54 Below debut on February 23, with a show she's co-created called HERO WORSHIP. Before descending to the sublevel venue, Lanzarone, billing the concert as an "eclectic whirl through the songs and performers who shaped [her] into the human she is," discussed with BroadwayWorld how she found her way into the show conceptually. She also shared details of what it was like to be a part of the feminist interpretation of SWEET CHARITY in the aftermath of the election, and how she hopes her podcast breaks down the stigma of ensemble work on Broadway. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): MY FAIR LADY at The Larry Keeton Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 15, 2017

Lerner and Loewe's classic Broadway musical My Fair Lady - based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion - opens tomorrow night at The Larry Keeton Theatre in Donelson, featuring Erica Patterson (and her understudy Ashley Wolfe, who takes on the iconic role for three performances) as Eliza Doolittle, surrounded by a bevy of Nashville's finest leading men, including Cavender Lane, Elliott Winston Robinson, Chris Cavin, Austin Jeffrey Smith and George Hardimon IV. (more...)

Circa Announce Return Of DEPART, Touring To Cemeteries And Parks In Hull, Brighton And Blackpool From May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Commencing as part of the Roots and Routes season at Hull UK City of Culture 2017, Depart will play in the city's General Cemetery (18 - 21 May), the production will then take over the Woodvale Cemetery at Brighton Festival (25 - 28 May) and finally Blackpool's Stanley Park (1 - 4 June). (more...)

BWW Review: Lyric Theatre's ASSASSINS Explodes in a Poignant and Timely Production
by Ronn Burton - Feb 15, 2017

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma opens their 2017 Season with Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS. Michael Baron's production pushes the right buttons without going too far over the edge. It is startling to find how recognizable we find these characters: to see the pain, loss, and instability that plagued the lives of these criminals, we begin to find more similarities than differences…they are our neighbors, our relatives, or-unnervingly-Ourselves. With the current divisive political climate, Lyric's production seems more timely than ever. (more...)

Pakistani Cabbie and Banker's Lives Collide in New Play at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Textile Co. is presenting The Fare, a new play about how a dispute between a Pakistani cabbie and a banker sets off events that change both of their lives. (more...)

STAY WITH ME by Ayobami Adbeyo is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Canongate Books  releases Stay With Me by Ayobami Adbeyo. (more...)

Wix.com Surpasses 100 Million Registered User Milestone
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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Fort Worth Opera Gives Statement On Darren K. Woods
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Fort Worth has had the enviable opportunity to reinvigorate the genre of opera thanks to the energy and artistic vision of Darren K. Woods. Borrowing a line from Puccini's Tosca, Darren's passion has taught us to live for art and to live for love. (more...)

Live Arts Bard Presents WE'RE WATCHING, An Exhibition Of New Performance Works About Surveillance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, is pleased to present WE'RE WATCHING, the first major survey of performances by contemporary American artists exploring surveillance and its impact on our identities. (more...)

Chef Spotlight: Executive Chef Josh Sauer of AVENUE in Long Branch, NJ
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 14, 2017

Josh Sauer, the Executive Chef of Avenue, the stylish restaurant on the beachfront in Long Branch, New Jersey is in Broadwayworld.com's 'Chef Spotlight.' (more...)

Ready-To-Cook Thai Meal Delivery Service in Brooklyn and Manhattan NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Get ready to welcome Thai spice and flavors to your kitchen with a new meal delivery service company, Thai Direct, the first authentic Thai meal kit company. (more...)

Talkwalker Accelerates Growth in US with New Office Opening in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

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Next Iteration Theater Company Presents TURQUOISE by Deb Margolin
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Next Iteration Theater Company (NITC) presents a workshop production of Turquoise, three plays in one, by Obie Award winning playwright, Deb Margolin. With themes of memory, love, symbiosis, and mortality, this award-winning playwright has woven a story that reflects on the simultaneity of everything while capturing the hearts and minds of the audience with simplicity and hilarious, quick-volleying dialogue.  Turquoise is a theatrical hybrid of literary proportions not to be missed. (more...)

BWW Interview: James Lecesne Unlocks the Story in THE MOTHER OF INVENTION
by Naomi Serviss - Feb 14, 2017

In this play about a family coping with Alzheimer's disease, Lecesne, an award-winning playwright and actor, wanted to tell a story 'about how people hold onto their stories until it is no longer necessary.' (more...)

World Premiere of RULES OF SECONDS by John Pollono Comes to LATC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 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 co-production of the Latino Theater Company and 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...)

Wounded Warrior Project and Team Red, White & Blue Teach Veterans About Fitness
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Physical health and wellness training is only a small part of recovery for warriors returning to civilian life. At a recent fitness workshop hosted by Team Red, White & Blue (Team RWB), warriors learned how to overcome their physical limitations through weight lifting, plyometrics, and stretching. And for one of the veterans served by Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), the challenge of returning to civilian life included a social component, too. (more...)

CATCO and CATCO is Kids Announce First Shows of 2017-18 Season
by Amanda Etchison - Feb 14, 2017

CATCO announced Monday that it will perform 'Fun Home,' a musical based on a graphic novel by Alison Bechdel that explores themes of family, youth, sexuality and honesty. CATCO is Kids' 2017-18 season will open with 'Shakespeare and Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope.' (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces Encore Presentation of Violins of Hope Education Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Following the success of the 2015 Violins of Hope Education Concerts performed by The Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall for nearly 10,000 students, thousands more will enjoy encore presentations of the Violins of Hope Education Concert March 8-10. (more...)

Carriageworks presents Sydney Premiere of LADY EATS APPLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Over three days from 16 - 18 March 2017, Carriageworks presents the Sydney premiere of the internationally renowned contemporary theatre company Back to Back Theatre's most ambitious project to date, Lady Eats Apple. Set inside a vast, awe-inspiring inflatable structure, Lady Eats Apple is a story about the inevitability of death, our fragility and the myths and illusions we create to fortify Ourselves. Inarguably one of the world's most important contemporary theatre companies working today, Back to Back Theatre returns to Carriageworks after its sold-out season of Ganesh Versus the Third Reich in 2014, charting new trails deeper into the landscape of the unconscious with their most epic production yet. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Announces SUMMERFEST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

An exciting new chapter begins for Pacific Symphony and the Orange County community, when the orchestra settles into its brand new summer home at the OC Fair & Event Center (located in the heart of Costa Mesa), where the Symphony will be in residence during the 2017 summer season! (more...)

Pacific Symphony SUMMERFEST Makes Grand Debut at OC Fair's Pacific Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

An exciting new chapter begins for Pacific Symphony and the Orange County community, when the orchestra settles into its brand new summer home at the OC Fair & Event Center (located in the heart of Costa Mesa), where the Symphony will be in residence during the 2017 summer season! (more...)

Award-winning Liverpool Singer/Songwriter Launches His New Album At The Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

???????Award-winning Liverpool singer songwriter Robert Vincent will launch his eagerly awaited new album at The Epstein Theatre next month. (more...)

Ape Records Announces Exclusive Interviews with i24 TV
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

APE is a new kind of record label, with a new way of getting things done. Founded by Tamir Muskat and Eyal Gruenberg, APE Records is a hybrid between a production house, a music label, and a branding company. (more...)

TCG Publishes MARJORIE PRIME, BOOTYCANDY and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Theatre Communications Group has just published an exciting line-up of new plays from playwrights such as Caryl Churchill, Tracy Letts, and Robert O'Hara. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Nils Taylor, Nicole Marie Johnson, and Laura Small Discuss QUARRIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

When a group of women go on a hiking trip to learn more about themselves as individuals, they soon realize they have bigger problems to deal with: they are being hunted like animals. This is the world that Nils Taylor, Nicole Marie Johnson, and Laura Small created in their first feature film, Quarries - a horror film that taps into fear of the unknown and of the outdoors. What started out as a peaceful, self-reflective hiking expedition has suddenly become a survival mission for these women. They must work together to survive the outdoors and the killers that lurk within. (more...)

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