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Riverwest Theatre (New York, NY)

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The last word in beauty. Pageant is a pageant. Judges selected from the audience actually vote and determine the winner who, therefore, may be different at each performance. The show takes its shots not by mocking the pageant from the outside, but by being one. The six contestants compete for the title of Miss Glamouresse (Glamouresse being a cosmetics company). Miss Deep South, Miss West Coast, Miss Great Plains, Miss Bible Belt, Miss Industrial Northeast. and Miss Texas and compete in evening gowns, talent, swim-wear and spokemodeling, plus the finalists answer actual calls from the Glamouresse Beauty Crisis Hotline.

Lakewood Theatre Company Celebrate the Holidays with THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, a delightful family story about the true meaning of Christmas, will open at the Lakewood Theatre Company on Thursday, December 15 at 7:30 PM. Performances continue on December 16, 17,18,19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 PM. There will also be matinee performances at 2:00 PM on Saturday Dec. 17 and Sunday Dec. 18. After the opening night performance on December 15th, there will be a hot cocoa and cookie reception. (more...)

Broadway Stars Power Spring 2017 Special Events at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

This spring, Goodman Theatre hosts two Tony Award winning special guests for its annual spring fundraisers, which support the theater's Education and Engagement programs.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'I Don't Need A Roof' from BIG FISH
by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2017

Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices released the sixth video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series today, featuring 'I Don't Need A Roof' from the musical BIG FISH, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa (multi-award winner, including Emmy, Outer Critics, and Drama Desk Awards; Grammy, and Tony nominations for The Wild Party, The Addams Family, I Am Harvey Milk). Check it out below! (more...)

The Flaming Lips Release New Song & Lyric Video 'We A Famly' Ft. Miley Cyrus
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

THE FLAMING LIPS release a new song and lyric video - 'We A Famly,' today featuring special guest Miley Cyrus on backing vocals. (more...)

Off-Broadway Solo Comedy APPLICATION PENDING Releases New Versions for Male Actor, Schools
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The play was originally written to be performed by one woman playing over forty different roles. In partnership with Stage Rights, Edwards and Sandberg have released an additional version of the script for a male actor. (more...)

The Dragon Theater to Raise Funds for Planned Parenthood on Inauguration Night with THE TAMING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Bay Area playwright, Lauren Gunderson, one of the most produced playwrights in 2015-2016, has invited artists to stage a reading of her play The Taming on Inauguration Day 2017 for free as a fundraiser. (more...)

by Remy Holzer - Jan 5, 2017

Skeptics of musical theater like to ask, 'But how do they know the song?' when characters join in during a musical number. One of the virtues of HAIRSPRAY is that the audience itself actually does this: the songs are so catchy that we start singing along. This is appropriate, given the show's message of inclusivity and empowerment of the ordinary. Marc Shaiman (music and lyrics) and Scott Wittman (lyrics) are responsible for the irresistible score of this show, set in Baltimore in the 1960s, that follows plucky, overweight teenager Tracy Turnblad's quest to integrate the 'Corny Collins Show,' an AMERICAN BANDSTAND-style teen dance party that she adores. Along the way, she falls in love with one of its stars, locks horns with another, makes new friends who are black and have a different perspective and a different way of dancing, and finds a place for herself on the show and in life. And her mother Edna and best friend Penny also benefit from Tracy's widening world. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards Winners Announced - ZACH Theatre Wins Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Austin winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Sister's Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go To Heaven? will return to the City Theatre on Thursday, March 30 through Sunday, April 2. (more...)

The Tank to Launch 'Save & Print' Series with HOTTENTOTTED This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Tank will present HOTTENTOTTED written by Charly Evon Simpson, directed by Colette Robert. (more...)

The House Theatre of Chicago Announces New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce the addition of seven new artists to the critically-acclaimed and award-winning company.  The new Company Members include Kara Davidson, Elana Elyce, Ben Hertel, Derek Matson, Matthew Muñiz, Ericka Ratcliff and Vanessa Stalling. (more...)

BWW Review: Circle Players and TSU's Dazzling and Delightful THE WIZ
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 14, 2017

And, lord! What a cast Larson has assembled for his unique take on the musical - which again was catapulted into the cultural zeitgeist thanks to the critically acclaimed televised version from NBC last year of the show that features the music and lyrics of Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown - and what a collective of creative types he's once again pulled together to bring his vision to the TSU stage. (more...)

The Flaming Lips' New Album 'Oczy Mlody' Released Today via Warner Bros. Records
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

THE FLAMING LIPS new studio album - OCZY MLODY - is released today on Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Coming to The Dowling Theater at Trinity Repertory Company in March, Sister's Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go To Heaven? is making its way to Providence! This is the first time Sister's Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go To Heaven? will be performed in Rhode Island. (more...)

Main Street Theater to Host Free Inauguration Day Staged Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

As part of a nationwide initiative, Main Street Theater will present 2 staged readings of Lauren Gunderson's The Taming on Inauguration Day, January 20. More than 40 theaters across the country are participating. (more...)

Heavy Rock Icons Mastodon Announce Spring Headlining Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Atlanta-based heavy rock icons MASTODON have confirmed a spring U.S. headline tour which will kick off on April 14th in Missoula, MT, with support from Eagles of Death Metal and Russian Circles. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Seth Sikes, of whom NY Arts Review said, "may well be one of the saviors of the Great American Songbook" will return to FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW on Saturday, February 25th at 9:30PM (EST) in Seth Sikes Sings Bernadette Peters, a brand new show in which he sings the Broadway star's most popular songs. (more...)

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS Chat 'American Band' With Craig Finn
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Entering 2017, the Drive-By Truckers album American Band continues to be politically thought provoking as we move closer and closer to Inauguration Day. (more...)

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Set to Perform at Macy's Believe Day
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Broadway In Chicago, Emerald City Theatre and the Company of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS will be appearing at the Macy's Believe Day event on Friday, December 9, 12:30 PM at Macy's at 111 N State Street. (more...)

Book-It Repertory Theatre to Offer Passion, Music and Delectable Food in A MOVEABLE FEAST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

In an artistic collaboration with Cafe Nordo in Pioneer Square, a four-course meal will deliciously underscore a signature Book-It theatrical experience. (more...)

Plays by Anna Ziegler, Tanya Saracho and More Set for 2017 Powers New Voices Festival at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Old Globe today announced it will present the fourth annual New Voices Festival-with a new moniker: the Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, playing January 13 - 15, 2017. (more...)

Special Holiday Show Coming to Birmingham Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

It's the 100th annual Nativity Pageant in the town of Goosepatch, Alabama and every young girl in town has got her heart set on playing Mary, and Edie May Tubbins wants to be the Virgin Mother more than anybody! (more...)

Scoop: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS on ABC - Thursday, December 22, 2016
by - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, airing on ABC on Thursday, December 22, 2016! (more...)

by Nancy Grossman - Dec 5, 2016

The Gold Dust Orphans' 2016 Christmas show features "The World's Foremost Drag Detective" Shirley Holmes and her sidekick Dr. Jody Watley attempting to solve a series of mysterious deaths in Ryan Landry's MURDER ON THE POLAR EXPRESS. Directed by Larry Coen, it has an impressive roster of veterans and newcomers playing all of your favorite fictional Christmas characters, and a cameo appearance by Rhoda, the dog. Scott Martino's costumes are to-die-for, and Meredith Langton and the GlitterPuss Dancers kick up a (snow)storm. (more...)

by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016


by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016


Second Story Repertory Kicks Off Holiday Season with A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

The classic animated television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other members of the Peanuts gang grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees among everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas Pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but this proves to be a frustrating endeavor. When an attempt to restore the proper holiday spirit with a forlorn little Christmas fir tree fails, he needs Linus' help to discover the real meaning of Christmas. (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Friday, January 20, 2017
by - Dec 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, airing on THE CW on Friday, January 20, 2017! (more...)

Cast Set for The Comrades' 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Comrades have announced the cast for their 2017 Inauguration Day staged reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

One Catches Light Festival, Marguerite Hemmings, Ensemble Pamplemousse and More Set for JACK's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

JACK has announced its winter/spring 2017 season. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Ring in the Hmong New Year with Movoto Real Estate
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016


The Ultra Showgirls Return to San Francisco 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

After it's recent sold out run in San Francisco, the cult hit drag rock musical comedy Above and Beyond the Valley of the Ultra Showgirls returns for a command performance at Oasis, as part of the 16th annual SF Sketchfest.  Written & Directed by D'Arcy Drollinger (Shit & Champagne, Disastrous!, Mr. Irresistible), Ultra Showgirls opens January 26th with a mini-stadium rock spectacular, complete with a five piece live band. (more...)

Bare Theatre to Stage Reading of THE TAMING on Inauguration Day
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Bare Theatre announced today a staged reading of Lauren Gunderson's The Taming on inauguration day for the next American President. This all-female political farce (inspired by Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew) uses humor and provocation to take a hard look at democracy in action. (more...)

Quest Theatre Ensemble to Welcome Diverse Cast for THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Quest Theatre Ensemble will offer free performances of the world's longest running musical to audiences at their home in Andersonville's Blue Theatre in February and March. (more...)

The Flaming Lips Release New Song And Video 'Sunrise (Eyes Of The Young)'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Today THE FLAMING LIPS release a new song and video - 'Sunrise (Eyes Of The Young)' - from their upcoming album OCZY MLODY, which will be released via Warner Bros. Records on January 13, 2017. (more...)

Comedian Sunda Croonquist to Perform at Tropicana Las Vegas Laugh Factory
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Actress / comic / television personality Sunda Croonquist brings her flavorful, hilarious 'Kosher Soul Food' to the Tropicana Las Vegas Laugh Factory during the 2016 holiday season. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

What a holiday season! This Christmas, OCTA offered a wild take on the Christmas story with The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, directed by Lana Jensen. This family comedy closes this Sunday, December 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER, Ending This Weekend at OCTA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

This Christmas, OCTA offered a wild take on the Christmas story with The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, directed by Lana Jensen. This family comedy closes this Sunday, December 18. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, December 16, 2016
by - Dec 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on today, December 16, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: THE CAROLS at 1812 Productions is a Nostalgic Look at Christmas Past
by Kelli Curtin - Dec 14, 2016

THE CAROLS, the latest show onstage at 1812 Productions, is a delightful show that takes audiences back to the year 1944 in a small New Jersey town. Artistic Director, Jennifer Childs, wrote and directed this original play that is a heartfelt reminder of the importance of family and kindness. This production is an emotional and heartwarming story, and the writing and performances are full of warmth and sentiment. THE CAROLS at 1812 Productions is witty and truly a delightful production. (more...)

The Tank to Launch 2017 Season with World Premiere of PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Tank will host the world premiere of PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, co-written by Skylar Fox and Simon Henriques, and directed by Skylar Fox. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Foothill Music Theatre's Revised SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre will give Bay Area audiences their first look at the 2014 revised version of the acclaimed Broadway musical Side Show, this spring, running March 2-19, 2017. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the leading ladies! (more...)

Columbus Children's Theatre to Stage SNOW WHITE This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Columbus Children's Theatre will present Snow White, January 12 - January 22 at the Park Street Theatre located at 512 Park Street. This production is directed by William Goldsmith. (more...)

Three World Premieres Headline Latino Theater Company's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Three world premieres by Los Angeles-based playwrights Jonathan Ceniceroz, John Pollono and Diane Rodriguez make up the centerpiece of the Latino Theatre Company's 2017 season at The Los Angeles Theatre Center. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC - Tuesday, December 27, 2016
by - Dec 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE , airing on ABC on Tuesday, December 27, 2016! (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor/Singer Anthony Alcocer
by Mark C. Lloyd - Dec 12, 2016

BWW Interviews: Actor/Singer Anthony Alcocer (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 12/11/2016
by BWW - Dec 11, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/11/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Curve Announces First Cohort of the New Bame Curve Leadership Programme
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Curve are delighted to announce the appointment of Black and Minority Ethnicity cultural managers, artists and early career leaders in Leicester and Leicestershire as part of a new cultural leadership programme. (more...)

Scoop: Disney Channel - December 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Dec 1, 2016

Get all the scoop on Disney Channel - December 2016 Programming Highlights (more...)

Works from Nightdrive, Buran Theatre, Sinking Ship and More Set for The Tank's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Tank has announced their 2017 spring season line up. Performances are at The Tank's midtown home (151 West 46th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues) as well as at various venues throughout NYC. (more...)

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