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Scoop: LAST MAN STANDING - Season Premiere on ABC - Friday, September 23, 2016
by - Sep 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on LAST MAN STANDING - Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Friday, September 23, 2016! (more...)

Tim Allen Returns for Sixth Season of LAST MAN STANDING
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Tim Allen is back for a sixth season of “Last Man Standing” as Mike Baxter, the straight-talking champion of common sense in a politically correct world. The season premiere will air FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 (8:00–8:31 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

PROPER CARE OF THE PEACE LILY Premieres September 28th at United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

PROPER CARE OF THE PEACE LILY, a new play written and performed by Alec Seymour, will be presented September 28th and 29th in the seventh annual United Solo Festival. United Solo is the world's largest solo theatre festival, a resident company at Theatre Row. PROPER CARE OF THE PEACE LILY has already proven to be one of the festival's top sellers. United Solo will announce additional performances for their bestselling entries once the festival is underway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Gets Ready for US Tour- Meet the Cast!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 7, 2016

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, will soon launch its North American tour. (more...)

Production Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi Dench
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Production has begun on Working Title Films' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, to which Focus Features holds worldwide rights as part of the company's renewed global initiative. (more...)

Discover LITTLE GERMANY Inside the Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Alexander Bar hosts a one night show  written and performed by Oskar Brown and Sofie Junker. 'This show is in German. If you don't speak German, then this is probably not the right show for you. We wanted to write 'Nur fur Deutsche!', but the last time we did that, it didn't work out so well...' (more...)

Playhouse Square's State Theatre to Host THANKSGIVING SOUL JAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The most memorable hits from the decade of Motown, disco and dance join soul forces Sat., Nov. 26 at 7 pmin Playhouse Square's State Theatre for "Thanksgiving Soul Jam."  Tickets are on sale as of 11 am Sat., Sept. 24 priced at $89, $75, $65 & $55 at playhousesquare.org . 216-241-6000 and the Ticket Office (more...)

The Theatre Company of University of Detroit Mercy Opens 2016-17 Season With ALABAMA STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The 46th season of The Theatre Company of the University of Detroit Mercy will launch Sept. 22-Oct. 9, 2016, with the Michigan premiere of Kenneth Jones' fact-inspired drama Alabama Story, a play with unique ties to The Motor City.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Demi Lovato & More Lend Voices to Animated SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE
by Movies News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Below, check out the teaser trailer for SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE. Directed by Kelly Asbury and based on the charaters and works of Peyo, the film features the voice talents of Demi Lovato (Smurfette) Rainn Wilson (Gargamel) Joe Manganiello (Hefty) (more...)

BWW Review: The African Company Presents RICHARD III Timidly Important work.
by Scott Rawson - Sep 20, 2016

Did you know that there was an African Theater Company in 1821? We learn during American Players Theater production of 'THE AFRICAN THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III, that 6 years before New York abolished slavery and 20 years before the beginning of the Civil War, this company existed. (more...)

Papa Gino's Relaunches All You Can Eat Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

All You Can Eat Pizza and Pasta for just $4.99 per person with additional $1 sides, including meatballs and breadsticks. Papa Gino's recently re-launched their popular All You Can Eat Program, where guests can visit any participating Papa Gino's restaurant and enjoy endless cheese and pepperoni pizza slices and pasta marinara for just $4.99 per person. The program is available Monday - Wednesday, 4PM - 8PM (dine in only). A new feature of the All You Can Eat Program is the availability of $1 add-on sides, including 3 meatballs, 4 breadsticks or a side garden or Caesar salad ($1 per side per person). Great for family nights out or bringing the team in after the game, Papa Gino's All You Can Eat is great for filling up without breaking your wallet. If you're from New England, you know nothing else tastes like Papa Gino's. Every Papa Gino's pizza starts with dough made fresh with just five simple ingredients and is made locally in Walpole, Mass. With a family recipe that is 80 years strong, every bite of a Papa Gino's pizza slice on an All You Can Eat night is sure to satisfy. About Papa Gino's, Inc. Based in Dedham, Massachusetts, Papa Gino's, Inc. is the parent company of D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches and Papa Gino's. As New England's local pizza, Papa Gino's has defined the pizza palate for generations. For over 53 years the company remains a family favorite offering a delicious menu of pizza, pasta, sandwiches and salads at a great value across its 150 locations. Papa Gino's is the Official Pizza of the New England Patriots. For more information about Papa Gino's, Inc. and its brands, please visit www.Papaginos.com. (more...)

Boston, Mass. Celebrates The 243rd Boston Tea Party Anniversary & Annual Reenactment On Dec. 16, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

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New Docuseries LITTLE FUNNY, from Ellen DeGeneres, Heading to A&E
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

A&E Network has ordered the new nonfiction series LITTLE FUNNY (working title) from This is Just a Test, Telepictures and A Very Good Production, it was announced by Elaine Frontain Bryant, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming at A&E Network. (more...)

Soul and Funk Legend Maceo Parker Comes to SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Soul and Funk music legend Maceo Parker appears on the SOPAC stage OCT 9 at 7:30PM in a performance that promises to embellish on the soul/funk traditions first made popular in the 1970s. As an integral part of "the Godfather of Soul" James Brown's band, Parker appeared on many of his best-selling recordings including "I Feel Good," "Out of Sight" and "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag." (more...)

Grammy Winners Ghost Release New EP, POPESTAR, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Grammy Award-winning band Ghost have declared the arrival of a new EP entitled Popestar, available today online and in record stores on CD, vinyl, and digital via Loma Vista Recordings. (more...)

Grammy® Winners Ghost Announce New EP, Popestar
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost have declared the arrival of a new EP entitled Popestar, available today online and in record stores on CD, vinyl, and digital via Loma Vista Recordings. (more...)

VIDEO: Celine Dion Talks to Katie Couric About Her Life After Loss
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Eight months after the passing of her beloved husband and manager, René Angelil, and her brother, Daniel, to cancer, Céline Dion is—as the title of her newest single says—recovering. (more...)

ESPN's College GameDay to Make First-Time Stop at Louisville, 9/17
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

ESPN College GameDay Built by The Home Depot – college football's longest-running and most-celebrated pregame show – will make a first-time stop in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday, Sept. 17 (more...)

Pegasus Theatre Announces World Premiere of Charles Johnson's RUTHERFORD'S TRAVELS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Chicago -Pegasus Theatre Chicago announces the world premiere of Rutherford's Travels, the adaptation of Charles Johnson's beloved National Book Award-winning novel, "Middle Passage," November 2 - December 4 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. Rutherford's Travels is co-adapted and directed by Pegasus Theatre Producing Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan and co-adapted by David Barr, III, music directed and composed by Shawn Wallace and choreographed by Nicole Clarke-Springer. (more...)

College Football's First Top 10 Matchup of the Season Highlights ESPN/ABC's Week 3 Schedule
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

ABC televises college football season's first top 10 matchup of the season when No. 2 Florida State travels to No. 10 Louisville (Noon ET) with Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Samantha Ponder calling the game from Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. (more...)

Mia Borders Releases Fifth LP 'Fever Dreams'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

New Orleans soul songstress Mia Borders has released her fifth studio LP, entitled Fever Dreams. The album, available now on all digital platforms, will be available as a CD on September 30 and a vinyl record on December 30. (more...)

Atlantic City Ballet To Hold Audition For THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Yes, it's Christmas time for AC Ballet. So grab your mistletoe and candy canes and get ready for Nutcracker children's auditions. In its 34th year, the Atlantic City Ballet is preparing to give area dance students an opportunity to work alongside its professional company of dancers. It is an opportunity most students will never forget and memories that will last a lifetime. (more...)

Super Bowl Champ Shannon Sharpe Joins FOX Sports
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Three-time Super Bowl Champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe joins FOX Sports to face his biggest opponent yet: Skip Bayless. (more...)

Adam Immerwahr to Make DC Directorial Debut with Theater J's THE LAST SCHWARTZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

?Theater J begins the 2016-2017 season with the regional premiere of the rollicking, engaging, and thoughtful comedy, The Last Schwartz, written by Lilly Award Winner Deborah Zoe Laufer. It plays at Theater J September 7 through October 2, 2016 and kicks off the first season selected by new Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr. (more...)

BergenPAC Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

New shows on sale this week at bergenPAC: Laser Spectacular's The Spirit of Michael Jackson: A Zombie-Friendly Performance-Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8PM; RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles-Wednesday, March 2, 2017 at 8PM; and The Temptations and The Four Tops-Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 8PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 12, 2016 at 11AM atwww.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Atlantic City Ballet Announces Full Schedule for 34th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2016

The Atlantic City Ballet reveals its 34th season along with some big changes. First a new home-After a successful two season run at The Claridge the AC Ballet has formed a partnership with Caesars Entertainment to host their third season in Atlantic City. “We are just delighted to be partnering with Caesars this season” Director Phyllis Papa said. “The Circus Maximus Theater is magnificent and it has all the technical capabilities needed for our more elaborate ballets.” “The Atlantic City Ballet is one of the hidden, cultural treasures our city has to offer,” explained Caesars Entertainment President Kevin Ortzman. “Caesars is excited to forge this partnership with the Ballet and offer our guests first-class performances, at a tremendous value, throughout the Fall and Spring.” (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/5; Ogunquit's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, FOOTLOOSE in Cleveland and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 5, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, St. Louis, Los Angeles and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, FOOTLOOSE in Cleveland, and HELLO, DOLLY! in L.A., just to name a few. (more...)

Maurice Hines to Bring His Story to Life in TAPPIN' THRU LIFE at Herberger Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

?He's going to put a smile on your face and song in your heart. (more...)

BWW Review: Searing BLUES FOR MISTER CHARLIE from The Williams Project
by Jay Irwin - Aug 4, 2016

Dear Readers, I have some really great news for you. The Williams Project, the incredible company that gave us the scintillating 'Orpheus Descending' last year, is back in Seattle and their latest offering, 'Blues for Mister Charlie' by James Baldwin just provides further proof that this is a top notch company of theater professionals at the top of their game. (more...)

Nigel Harman to Direct a Steven Berkoff West End LUNCH and THE BOW OF ULYSSES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Nigel Harman is to head a first class creative team when he directs a major West End season of Steven Berkoff one-act plays, Lunch and The Bow of Ulysses at Trafalgar Studios for five weeks from Thursday 6 October - Saturday 5 November. (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Announces Upcoming Dark Night Series Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to announce two upcoming productions of its newly relaunched Dark Night Series. (more...)

Patrick Breen, Sophina Brown and Arden Myrin Join Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at Long Wharf Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with the Old Globe in San Diego, presents the world premiere of Steve Martin's Meteor Shower, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein, running from September 28 through October 23, 2016. The full cast has just been announced! (more...)

Adam Langdon Tapped for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, has just revealed casting for its North American tour. (more...)

Review Roundup & Set List for Night One of Barbra Streisand's Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, is bringing her legendary live performances to 9 cities, beginning last night at L.A.'s Staples Center. (more...)

BWW Interview: FIDDLER's Michael C. Bernardi Takes On His Father's Iconic Role of 'Tevye'
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 29, 2016

Forever bonded with his father through this experience (even wearing pieces of his father's original costume for the role!), the moment marked the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. Today, Bernardi speaks exclusively with BWW about his profoundly sentimental and history-making performance! (more...)

Telly Leung to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with SONGS FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Telly Leung, the Broadway and television star of 'Glee,' Godspell, Rent and more, returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for two shows only on Tuesday, September 13 and Wednesday, September 14 after a two-year hiatus and a 'star turn' (NBC New York) in Broadway's Allegiance opposite George Takei and Lea Salonga. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Announces Shows In 2016-2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

 Pittsburgh Opera announces its 2016-2017 season. The season includes the very first world premiere in our 78 year history and two Pennsylvania premieres. The season will encompass four operas produced at the Benedum Center and two Resident Artist operas - the annual production at Pittsburgh CAPA Theater and the Second Stage Project at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters. (more...)

BWW Preview: ZORA'S CAFE Brings Soul Food with a Healthy Twist to Hell's Kitchen
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Zora's Cafe is now open in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood specializing in soul food classics based on family recipes prepared in a healthier fashion. (more...)

Cast Complete for Adam Bock's A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for A LIFE, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Marjorie Prime, Detroit, Maple and Vine at Playwrights; You Got Older; Belleville; This Wide Night; Smokefall), A LIFE will be the second production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

Tresor Unveils Chill Music Video for 'Never Let Me Go' (Spada Remix)
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The award-winning Tresor, one of the biggest musical presences in South Africa at the moment, with his soul-drenched brand of pop beginning to spread across the world, has just unleashed a brand-new video for 'Never Let Me Go (Spada Remix)'. Check it out here. (more...)

Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown to Bring Arena Rock Tour to Giant Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown will bring their massive co-headline fall arena tour to Giant Center on Friday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m. Joining them as Special Guests will be SIXX:A.M. and UK newcomers As Lions. (more...)

Scoop: BACHELOR IN PARADISE on ABC - Monday, August 22, 2016
by - Aug 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on BACHELOR IN PARADISE, airing on ABC on Monday, August 22, 2016! (more...)

Legendary Motown Group The Temptations to Play The Orleans Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Temptations, one of Motown's most successful and celebrated groups, will return to The Orleans Showroom Oct. 1 and 2. (more...)

New American Play THE GREAT DIVIDE to Debut at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The world premiere of the award-winning new play The Great Divide by acclaimed new American playwright Alix Sobler runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 4 September 2016 (Press Night: Monday, 5 September 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

'BROWN BEAR', ROCK THE PRESIDENTS and More Set for The Orpheum's 2016-17 Family Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Orpheum Theatre Group is proud to announce the lineup for the 2016-2017 Family Series. This season features exciting adaptations of beloved literary classics and performances that will both challenge and enlighten the entire family. The series runs October through February, with performances in both the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education. (more...)

New Juvenile Fiction PAPA'S BOOTS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Within the pages of Amanda Graves's new book, Papa'S BOOTS, ($9.99, paperback, 9781498479837) young readers will meet Jack on a very special day - his grandfather, Papa, is taking him to buy his very first pair of cowboy boots. But when Papa shares the story of his own first pair, Jack begins to realize why this day is even more special. What Jack learns about Papa's childhood not only surprises but also educates him, along with readers, about the life-changing disease of polio that will forever remain part of our nation's culture. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 8/7/2016 - 8/14/2016
by BWW - Aug 14, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/7/2016 - 8/14/2016. (more...)

We're So in Love! Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase to Star in Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced a one-night only Benefit Concert Reading of Kiss Me, Kate by Sam and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, starring Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase. (more...)

BWW Review: Barbra Streisand; The Diva Shines Her Light on Chicago
by Kevin Pollack - Aug 10, 2016

Barbra Streisand. That name alone strikes millions of people as one of the best singers in the world. She is a queen, a diva and a superstar all rolled into one. (more...)

Gregory Linington and Isabel Keating Join Marg Helgenberger in THE LITTLE FOXES at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

There are people who eat and there are those who get eaten. This fall, Arena Stage serves up Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, a delicious drama about family greed and betrayal. Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Marg Helgenberger, known for her 12 seasons as Catherine Willows on CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, stars as Regina Giddens under veteran director Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage. The Little Foxesruns September 23-October 30, 2016 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

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