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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.



Clare Barron's DANCE NATION Wins 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.S. playwright Clare Barron for her play Dance Nation.  On March 6, New York's Playwrights Horizons hosted a ceremony honoring the winner and finalists of the prize and celebrating the 39th anniversary of the international prize, which is based in Houston. (more...)

BWW Review: 2017 ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL - He's Back and Better Than Ever!
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 7, 2017

The Arnold Sports Festival, the largest multi-sports event in the world, returned to Columbus, Ohio March 2-5, celebrating fitness, sports, nutrition, and wellness for the 29th consecutive year. Co-produced by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jim Lorimer since 1989, this event has a massive draw of 200,000 attendees from all over the world. Competing are approximately 20,000 athletes from 80 nations in 70 sports & events throughout Central Ohio, making this an unprecedented sports and fitness extravaganza. (more...)

Seth Sikes To Make His New Hope Debut in SETH SIKES SINGS JUDY GARLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Seth Sikes will make his debut at The Rrazz Room at the new Clarion Hotel & Suites in New Hope on Saturday, May 20th in his critically acclaimed show Seth Sikes Sings Judy Garland, an evening of Garland's most loved songs. (more...)

Simon Bailey, Nicholas Goh, and More Announced for Duncan Sheik's WHISPER HOUSE at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-winning songwriter Duncan Sheik follows up  the successful UK run of his musical thriller American Psycho with Whisper House a haunting new musical that combines a thrillingly original rock score with a touching and beautiful tale about learning to embrace the unknown. (more...)

Stefan Lanfer's PRUDENCE Gets Staged Reading with Emerson Theater Collaborative
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC) and Otis Library announce a staged reading of Stefan Lanfer's new play, Prudence on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room of Otis Library, 261 Main Street, Norwich, CT. (more...)

Photo Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Brings Revitalized SIDE SHOW to the Bay Area
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

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 dazzling work, featuring music by Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls), and book/lyrics by Bill Russell (Pageant, Lucky Duck), was nominated for four 1998 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress. The 2014 revival, which incorporates a revised script and several new songs, received additional critical acclaim, was nominated for five Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Revival, and was awarded the 2015 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Musical. Side Show is based on the true story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who rose from a sideshow attraction to become sensational vaudeville stars in the 1930s. Side Show will be directed by Milissa Carey, with musical direction by Dolores Duran-Cefalu, and choreography by Brett and CJ Blankenship and will playMarch 2 - 19, 2017 (press opening: March 3, 2017) with performances 7:30pm Thursdays, 8:00pm Fridays & Saturdays, and 2pm Sundays at the Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $32) and information can be found at www.foothill.edu/theatre or by phone at(650) 949-7360. (more...)

The Flaming Lips Release Brand New Music Video For 'There Should Be Unicorns'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

THE FLAMING LIPS have released a brand new music video for the track, 'There Should Be Unicorns', from their critically lauded new Warner Bros. Records album, OCZY MLODY. (more...)

BWW Review: MISS SAIGON Gains New Relevance As Americans Debate Refugee Issues
by Michael Dale - Mar 24, 2017

The helicopter is real this time, as is the Asian heritage of the leading man, as Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's MISS SAIGON lands at the Broadway Theatre once more. Laurence Connor does a solid job of mounting producer Cameron Mackintosh's newest version, with three of its West End stars crossing the Atlantic to make their Broadway debuts. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY's Bailey, Sanford, Ragland and Ray-Jones
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 24, 2017

We managed to corner Vickie and three of her actors - Drew Sanford, Tabby Ragland and Mandy Ray-Jones - and convince them to answer our famous Friday 5 (+1) questions, giving us some insight into why they do what they do (and how they do it), as well as to offer up some suggestions about why you should make certain you don't miss their show… (more...)

Beartooth Announce Plans for Vans Warped Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Beartooth is excited to announce the release of the Deluxe Edition of Aggressive, complete with six bonus tracks as well as documentary footage and a full 14-song-set from their recent hometown show in Columbus, OH. (more...)

The Marvelous Wonderettes' Sally Schwab Stars in All-New Show ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Real-life NYC public high school history teacher Sally Schwab is pulling triple stage duty this spring, continuing her roles as Betty Jean in off-Broadway's The Marvelous Wonderettes and the female swing in NEWSical the Musical and now starring in her own show, Adventures in Babysitting.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 22, 2017
by - Mar 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Chorus Pro Musica presents the Gershwins' Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical OF THEE I SING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Chorus pro Musica, directed by Jamie Kirsch, will present a semi-staged concert version of George and Ira Gershwin's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical "Of Thee I Sing" on May 13 at 8 p.m. at Robbins Memorial Town Hall Auditorium in Arlington, Massachusetts. (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...)

Jones/Hope/Wooten's SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY Opens Friday 3/24 at Arts Center of Cannon County
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 20, 2017

The hilarity of the Futrelle clan and their own special brand of Southern Hospitality opens Friday night, March 24, running through April 8 at The Arts Center of Cannon County. (more...)

TWIN PEAKS BURLESQUE to Sizzle at Joe's Pub This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Pink Room: David Lynch Burlesque's presents TWIN PEAKS BURLESQUE on Friday, March 31st, 2017 at Joe's Pub. (more...)

4th Annual Tomatoes Got Talent Show Features Women Over 40
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The 'Tomatoes Got Talent" show will take place on Monday April 3, 2017 at The Triad, 158 West 72nd St. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at http://thethreetomatoes.com/talentshow2017 (more...)

LA Opera Presents NOAH'S FLOOD, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

LA Opera professional artists will once again collaborate with nearly 500 amateur members of the Los Angeles musical community to present two performances of Benjamin Britten's Noah's Flood this spring at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Conducted by LA Opera Music Director James Conlon, the performances will take place at 4pm and 7:30pm on Saturday, May 6. The Cathedral is located at 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles CA 90012. (more...)

Ailey Extension Celebrates HERstory Month With Two Workshops, 3/14, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

To celebrate Women's HERstory Month in March, Ailey Extension presents two workshops to promote health awareness and empower women of all shapes and sizes. (more...)

Internet Experts Needed to Judge Best Websites of 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

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BWW Review: FIVE COURSE LOVE serves it at Stages Repertory Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Mar 14, 2017

Stages has assembled a "dream team" trio of comedians who can sing, and they make 5 COURSE love zip along with glee and pep. This is not a heavy night at the theatre, but a silly romp that should have audiences leaving with a big grin. (more...)

311 Return With New Album 'Mosaic' Out Summer 2017 On BMG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

311 are set to return with their 12th studio album titled MOSAIC, due out worldwide summer 2017 on BMG. The multi-platinum band's first single 'Too Much To Think' premiered at Alternative radio on Friday, March 10. (more...)

Out Front Theatre Company Recounts Alternative Biblical History in THE MOST FABULOUS STORY EVER TOLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Out Front Theatre Company, Atlanta's foremost theatre that exists to tell stories of the LGBTQIA experience and community, is pleased to announce casting for Paul Rudnick's hilarious The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told. The show will cap off Out Front Theatre's inaugural season from April 24 - May 14!  (more...)

Ryan Adams' Prisnor Tour Adds Dates Due to Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

His Apollo Theater show on the February 17 release date of his new Prisoner (PAX AM/Blue Note) was one of the hottest tickets in recent NYC memory. (more...)

Ailey Extension Celebrates Women's HERstory Month with Two Special Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

To celebrate Women's HERstory Month in March, Ailey Extension presents two workshops to promote health awareness and empower women of all shapes and sizes. On Tuesday, March 14th at 7 p.m. three of Ailey Extension's top dance and fitness instructors - Sarita Allen, Karen Arceneaux, and Sarah Rozek - lead a Women's Health and Fitness Day workshop. On Saturday, March 25th at 7 p.m. Pretty BIG Movement's founder and CEO Akira Armstrong instructs the Move Your Curves workshop designed for voluptuous, plus-sized women. (more...)

Roanoke Children's Theatre to Celebrate 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

2017-2018 will be a celebratory season for Roanoke Children's Theatre as the company celebrates their 10th Anniversary. For the past decade, RCT has been the valley's only professional theatre designed specifically for children, schools and families. (more...)

ABC's TO TELL THE TRUTH Draws Its Biggest Audience This Season
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

At 8:00 p.m., ABC's “To Tell the Truth” built over its most recent first-run airing in the slot by 18% in Total Viewers (4.7 million vs. 4.0 million) and by 25% in Adults 18-49 (1.0/3 vs. 0.8/2), scoring its most watched telecast this season. (more...)

The Butterfly Club Presents I'M QUITTING THE PAGEANT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The Butterfly Club are proud to present I'm Quitting the Pageant, Grace Agnew's one-woman show featuring personal, true stories of Americans that, against the backdrop of Trump's reign of terror, seem all the more frightening, moving, and bleakly funny. They will remind you that not all 319 million of us have lost our humanity. (more...)

Highly Suspect Announce U.S. Headline Spring Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Fresh off their third Grammy nomination, Highly Suspect today announce a new, major U.S. headline run. (more...)

WE tv to Premiere New Docu-Dramedy MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT, 2/24
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

She's baaaack! Beginning Friday, February 24th at 10:00 pm ET/PT, WE tv invites viewers to join June Shannon, aka 'Mama June,' on her journey through a life-changing transformation, a physical and emotional metamorphosis that will leave one of America's most recognizable personalities virtually unrecognizable. (more...)

Photo Flash: Passion, Music, and Delectable Food in A MOVEABLE FEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

In an artistic collaboration with Cafe Nordo in Pioneer Square, a four-course meal will deliciously underscore a signature Book-It theatrical experience. Ernest Hemingway's A Moveable Feast captures what it meant to be young and poor and writing in Paris during the 1920s. (more...)

New Donald Trump Biography is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Whitman Publishing announces the release of 'Donald Trump: 45th President of the United States Collector's Vault,' an illustrated coffee-table biography that includes more than three dozen commemorative souvenirs from the life and times of President Trump. The book is available from Barnes & Noble, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, Meijers, and other book sellers, and online including at Amazon.com and Whitman.com, for $49.95. (more...)

Cleveland Public Theatre presents TEST FLIGHT 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the Test Flight 2017 series. Test Flight is a multi-week series that showcases new work on its way to full production, providing both local and national/international artists with the keys to the theatre and the opportunity to co-produce original works-in-progress. Test Flight encourages risk-taking and an entrepreneurial spirit towards creating new work while offering artists a structured support system, activating an art-focused environment. CPT's New Play Development Program is intended to move projects forward, whether through full productions at CPT, receiving larger exposure or participating in touring performances or Fringe Festivals. (more...)

SWMRS To Support All Time Low on US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Bay Area quartet SWMRS today announced that they will support Fueled By Ramen label mates All Time Low on their US tour, which kicks off July 3 in Phoenix, AZ and wraps August 6 in Orlando, FL. Tickets for the tour go on sale on March 3 at 10:00am local time. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Premiere THE? UNICORN? HOUR?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Neo-Futurists will present a world premiere created and performed by Leah Urzendowski* and Anthony Courser The? Unicorn? Hour?, directed by Adrian Danzig, April 6  - May 13, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. (more...)

Los Angeles Weight Loss Specialist Dr. Michael Feiz to Appear on 'Mama June: From Not to Hot', 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Los Angeles-based weight loss surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.AC.S. will be appearing on the first two episodes of WE TV's 'Mama June: From Not to Hot,' which will begin airing on February 24, 2017. The show chronicles the weight loss journey of TV notable, 'Mama' June Shannon, known to millions from the 2012 reality television series, 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.' The earlier series from TLC lasted for four seasons and became a frequently referenced pop culture phenomenon. (more...)

PHOTO & SUPPLY by Eat Drink Tell Your Friends Comes to The Tank's Flint & Tinder Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Tank (Rosalind Grush and Rania Jumaily, co-artistic directors) is thrilled to host the world premiere of PHOTO & SUPPLY, created by Eat Drink Tell Your Friends and directed by Andy Manjuck (Wakka Wakka's Made in China at 59E59 Theaters). (more...)

Paul Alexander Nolan, Jeremy Hays & More Will Sing From AN AMERICAN VICTORY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On February 27, Feinstein's/54 Below will present an epic night of selections from the studio album of An American Victory. (more...)

Salty Brine Announces Extension of Latest Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Salty Brine announces two added performances of his hit cabaret show, Dean. Maybe Frank. Maybe Sammy. (Time Out New York Critics' Pick) as part of his cabaret series, The Living Record Collection.  Dean. Maybe Frank. Maybe Sammy., inspired by Radiohead's album Ok Computer, is currently running at Pangea (178 2nd Avenue) with performances on Februrary 7, 21, 28 and March 7 and 14.  Performances have been added on March 21 and 28, with doors opening at 6:30pm and performances beginning at 7:30pm for all dates. (more...)

J. Cole To Hit The Road For The '4 Your Eyez Only' Tour This June
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Multi-platinum-selling artist J. Cole announces today that he will hit the road for a 57-city world tour. The '4 Your Eyez Only' Tour kicks off in South Carolina with a run of thirteen small, intimate shows before going into Live Nation arenas in North America and the U.K., along with a mix of arena and theater dates in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. (more...)

Broadway's Lea Salonga to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Following a sold-out engagement in 2015, Tony and Olivier Award-winning star and recording artist Lea Salonga returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko. Salonga smartly weaves together a set list of her favorite standards, go-to pop tunes, and Broadway ballads. This trio of piano, guitar, and voice ensures an intimate experience with a true Broadway icon. (more...)

Ardea Arts With Garden State Philharmonic Presents ANIMAL TALES, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Ardea Arts in partnership with The Garden State Philharmonic presents the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES at The Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College (1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754) on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Paradox Player's THE TAMING Soothes The Battered Political Soul
by Joni Lorraine - Feb 16, 2017

Paradox Player's THE TAMING Soothes The Battered Political Soul (more...)

Meghan Finn to Helm Carl Holder's CHARLESES at The Tank This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

After the critically acclaimed production of The Offending Gesture, director Meghan Finn returns to The Tank (Rosalind Grush and Rania Jumaily, co-artistic directors) to helm the world premiere of CHARLESES by Carl Holder. (more...)

Meet the Contestants of All-New FOX Comedic Competition Series KICKING & SCREAMING
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On the all-new comedic competition series KICKING & SCREAMING, debuting Thursday, March 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, 10 pampered novices pack their bags for the jungles of Fiji, to face the wild with 10 survivalists and compete for a grand prize of $500,000. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) On Wednesday: SEEING STARS IN DIXIE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 15, 2017

The 2017 season continues at Nashville's historic and iconic Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre with Ron Osborne's Seeing Stars in Dixie, an affectionate comedy set in a small Southern town in 1956, where the film Raintree County - starring Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift, no less - is being shot! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Lisa Kron's WELL at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre announces the complete cast of its upcoming production of Tony Award-winning writer Lisa Kron's (Fun Home) funny and brilliant play Well, set to star beloved Seattle talents Barbara Dirickson and Sarah Rudinoff. Well is dark comedy at its finest and is being directed by Seattle Rep Artistic Director Braden Abraham. (more...)

BWW Review: NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera Goes For A Grand Staging
by Jude Buot - Feb 1, 2017

60 years after its original run in Manila, 'Noli Me Tangere, the Opera' is back for a limited engagement at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Main Hall. The show's producers, Jerry Sibal (also the show's director) and Edwin Josue, Filipinos both based in the United States, are going all out in making this production worth their trip back to the Philippines. The end result feels like a Pageant of sorts, composed of a huge ensemble of capable vocalists, a reliable orchestra, and a talented crop of theater artists and designers. (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...)

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