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TPG Growth Partners with Club Pilates
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG, today announced it has invested in Club Pilates, the largest franchisor of Pilates studios in the United States. Additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (more...)

The Dubplates New Music Makes Past and Current President Dance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The reggae-funk, dancehall hip-hop energetic genre-benders, The Dubplates release a powerful get-off-your-seats and dance single and an epic animated lyric video 'UH HUH,' from their upcoming album Box Full Of Steel set to release on June 23, 2017. (more...)

Broadway Vet Dale Soules Promoted to Series Regular on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2017

Dale Soules, who plays the role of no-nonsense inmate Frieda Berlin on the hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, has been promoted to series regular for the upcoming sixth season. (more...)

BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Quincy Music Theatre
by Paula Kiger - May 30, 2017

In its Summer Series opener, Quincy Music Theatre presents Once on This Island. Can love weather the storm of poverty vs wealth? (more...)

BWW Recap: Nevertheless, Supergirl Persisted at the End of Season 2
by Nicole Ackman - May 23, 2017

This week's episode, aptly named 'Nevertheless, She Persisted' was an emotional end to SUPERGIRL's second season as Kara finally defeated Rhea and the Daxamite forces. However, even with the help of Superman and Cat Grant, victory doesn't come without a price. (more...)

Dale Soules Set for International Filmmaker Project's Screening of AWOL
by Movies News Desk - May 19, 2017

On Thursday, May 25, DALE SOULES will participate in a Q & A panel for the International Filmmaker Project's screening of AWOL at the Made In NY Media Center by IFP, 30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

PLAIN AND FANCY to Open 31st Season at The Round Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Plain and Fancy will begin its 31st Anniversary season at The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres on Wednesday, May 24th at 8:00.  With over 3,700 performances before more than 355,000 patrons, it has become one of the longest running musicals anywhere. (more...)

PLAIN AND FANCY Returns to Amish Acres
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Some shows the more you see them, the more you love them. Like "A Christmas Story, "Ground Hog's Day," or even "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." (more...)

Papa Gino's Relaunches All You Can Eat Program
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

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...)

Haitian Group RAM to Tour U.S. with 2 Shows at Compas Haitian Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Celebrated Haitian group RAM embark on a U.S. Tour, kicking off with two Miami shows as part of the 19th Annual Compas Haitian Festival: Moca Cafe Lounge, 738 NE 125th St., Friday, May 19. Showtime: 11pm-1am. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. Info: (305) 945-8814 or www.facebook.com/MocaCafeLounge/; and Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Sunday, May 21. Showtime: 4pm. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. Info: (305) 945-8814 or www.bayfrontparkmiami.com/.  (more...)

Can You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition - a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

New England Premiere Opens Gloucester Stage 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Gloucester Stage Company kicks off its 38th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with the New England Premiere of John Kolvenbach's Bank Job from May 19 through June 10 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. For two brothers, Russell and Tracey, new to the armed robbery industry, what seems like easy money turns out to be a lot more difficult than it looks in the movies in John Kolvenbach's hilarious Bank Job. When heist plans A and B (and C through F) fail, the brothers find themselves locked in the executive bathroom with no way out and no choice but to depend on a brave bank teller, a guileless cop, and the man in the shadows who put them up to the whole thing. A fun comedy, Bank Job is about the holes we dig ourselves into-and the unexpected comrades we trust to dig us out. Directed by GSC Artistic Director Robert Walsh and featuring GSC veterans Johnny Lee Davenport, Nael Nacer, Richard McElvain and Paul Melendy and GSC newcomer Shuyi Jia.. (more...)

Papa Kubs Releases 'Tell-Some' Book in Time for Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

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Colm Meaney Joins Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Colm Meaney will join the previously announced Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell to play Big Daddy in the Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof directed by Benedict Andrews.  (more...)

DAL 6 MAGGIO PARTE IL CROWDFUNDING PER Km 12, IL MUSICAL SCRITTO DA GIANFRANCO VERGONI E DIRETTO DA EMILIANO RAYA
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Dal 6 maggio e partito sul web il crowdfunding per il musical 'Km 12 Primo movimento - Una fabbrica occupata fra le nuvole' che andra in scena al teatro Altro Spazio di Roma dal 7 all'11 giugno. (more...)

Entertainment One Sets Exclusive Multi-Series U.S. Streaming Deal with Hulu
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

Leading global studio Entertainment One (eOne) and Hulu announced today a new multi-series licensing pact, under which Hulu will obtain the exclusive U.S. streaming rights for more than 240 hours of eOne's content. The deal was brokered by Joey Sabella, Head of U.S. and Latin America, eOne Television. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE PAPA CJ HAPPINESS PROJECT at Kamani Auditorium, Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - May 10, 2017

The Papa CJ Happiness Project; an initiative where the stand up comedian will be hosting fundraising shows across the country for charitable causes. (more...)

Boch Center presents ARTWEEK in Boston Through 5/7
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

]Produced by the Boch Center, the award-winning innovative festival ArtWeek is happening now through Sunday, May 7. With more than 250 events this season, there are many exciting opportunities to get out and get creative this week: (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Humphreys School of Musical Theatre's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) and Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT) present ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, running now through June 10 at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars' Humphreys School of Musical Theatre Brings ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Miller Outdoor Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) and Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT) present ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, running June 7-10 at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars' Humphreys School of Musical Theatre to Stage ONCE ON THIS ISLAND This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) and Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT) present ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, running June 7-10 at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park. (more...)

Brooklyn Welcomes 35TH ANNUAL MERMAID PARADE 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Coney Island USA's 35th Annual Mermaid Parade will begin at 1 pm on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The parade starts at the corner of West 21st Street and Surf Avenue, and proceeds east on Surf Avenue to West 10th Street, where it turns south to the Boardwalk, and then north back to Steeplechase Plaza, where it concludes. (more...)

Adam Langdon to Lead 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' National Tour at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Casting is set for the Los Angeles engagement of the National Theatre production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" presented at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott ("War Horse"). "Curious Incident…" previews August 2, opens August 3 and continues through September 10, 2017. (more...)

Bryant Park presents Accordions AROUND THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Accordions Around the World is a four-week series that brings over 100 accordionists, as well as bandoneon, bayan, concertina, and harmonium-players of different musical genres, to perform at Bryant Park. Accordion Picnics, each Wednesday between June 28 and July 19, spotlights 24 musicians at each performance and offers audiences the chance to experience the range of this often-overlooked instrument. (more...)

BWW Review: CRAZY MARY LINCOLN at Pallas Theatre Collective
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 6, 2017

New musicals are always a risky proposition for any theatre company, but Pallas Theatre Collective is rising to the challenge in a big way with its current production Crazy Mary Lincoln. The show is a product of the company's Table Read series, which puts the writers through a two year process of readings to work on their show before it gets to full production. In this case, the process paid off in spades. (more...)

Hockey Musical THE ABOMINABLES Finds Its Team at Children's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) announces the casting for the premiere of The Abominables, the first Minnesota hockey musical produced in association with The Civilians, written and directed by Steve Cosson with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman and choreography by Joe Chvala. Ryan Bourque (son of Ray Bourque) will serve as Fight and Hockey Choreographer (Ryan is a former Rangers player and current Hershey Bears player). (more...)

MY SISTER EILEEN to Play MainStage Irving-Las Colinas This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will present Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov's 1940s comedy MY SISTEREILEEN. Directed by Dave Schmidt, the production runs July 21 through August 5, 2017, at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater (3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062). (more...)

Ghost Kick Off North American Tour With Iron Maiden
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost will begin their North American tour with Iron Maiden tonight in Bristow, VA at Jiffy Lube Live. The band will also be playing 13 additional headlining dates throughout the summer. Tickets for all shows are available now and a complete list of dates can be found below.  (more...)

Celebrities and Athletes Come Together for Ping Pong Competition to Benefit Dream Center's Foster Care
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Every year, for one glorious night in Dodger Stadium, ping pong is much more than a child's game-it's an opportunity to impact a child's life. (more...)

Two Companion Books to Be Launched Celebrating Gracie Finley and Glenda Landry
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

On Wednesday, July 5 at 4:30 p.m., Meet Me at Green Gables and Rideau rouge et pignons verts, published by Bouton d'or Acadie, will be launched in Studio 1 at Confederation Centre of the Arts. (more...)

Announcing 2017-18 Storybook Season For Families!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Characters from beloved books will soon jump from the page to the Tempe Center for the Arts stage during Childsplay's 41st season. (more...)

Celebrate America with a Patriotic Concert 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Richmond County Orchestra (RCO), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: Celebrate America: Patriotic Concert, a patriotic compilation of songs honoring our nation's rich musical heritage. The show is sponsored by Gateway Community Outreach on the ground of  The Church at Gateway. The program includes a full orchestral performance of favorites such as God Bless America,  sung by RCO fan favorite Alison Madill; Stars and Stripes Forever, God Bless the USA with some equally poignant songs performed by Pastor Timothy J. Mercaldo such as Bring him Home from Les Miserables.   (more...)

2017 Running of The RollerBulls in New Orleans Turns It Up a Notch
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Nola Bulls, LLC announces the full lineup for the 11th edition of the world famous San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO), a.k.a. 'The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans.' Organizers say they are committed to transcending the farthest reaches of joy currently known to mortal men, taking this event it to the ultimate limits good times, great food, tasty drinks, and general feelings of 'Por Que No?' or Why Not? (more...)

Comedy Show KAT BOND: LOO ROLL to Hit Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Fresh from her triumphant Comedy Award-winning run at this year's VAULT Festival (2017), Kat Bond (star of Channel 4's Comedy Blaps, BBC One's Call the Midwife, Sky's The Greatest of all Time, Sketchorama, Expenses Only for Radio 4; one half of critically acclaimed duo That Pair), debuts her first solo character comedy show Kat Bond: Loo Roll, a joy-filled hour of the most intelligent silliness you'll see at this year's fringe. (more...)

Haitian Group RAM Tours U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Celebrated Haitian group RAM continue on their U.S. Tour, which comes to SOB's, 204 Varick St., New York City, Friday, June 16. Showtime: 11:00 pm. Tickets: $25. (advance), $30. (door). Must be 21 and over to enter. Info: (212) 243-4940 or visit http://sobs.com/. (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK THE MUSICAL Wows at Beef And Boards, Thru July 2
by Anton Anderssen - Jun 17, 2017

Now on stage at Beef and Boards is the ogre-sized, greatest fairy tale never told: the breathtaking Broadway musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek. On one level, SHREK THE MUSICAL is silly family fun, but digging deeper into the story, there are messages that are crucial in life. The Princess, Fiona, never loses her faith in her fairytales. She is trapped in a tower, surrounded by boiling lava, with a fire-breathing dragon Hell-bent on keeping any interloper at bay. I greatly admire her character; how many people would give up on their dreams and just off themselves? I wanted to escape the cornfields of the Amish countryside desperately when I was young, and the odds were greatly against me. I never gave up on my dreams, and today I own a house by the ocean in Hawaii, and have my own knight in shining armor. Theatre gives you the chance to dream about how life can be, should be, or will be. It's like a seed that gets planted in your mind and one day can grow into a mighty oak. (more...)

Mobley Shares Powerful Video for 'Tell Me'; NYC Residency Continues Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Austin-based singer/songwriter/producer Mobley is known for his boundary-pushing “post-genre pop” and is proud to present the powerful video for 'Tell Me', which debuted at Billboard. (more...)

One Month to Go Until The Smurfs Take the Stage in South Africa
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

"La-la-la-la-la-la, sing a happy song.  La-la-la-la-la-la, Smurf the whole day long!"  A song that generations of fans have come to love and with a little sprinkle of magic dust, South African audiences will soon be transported into the magical world of colourful mushroom houses and little blue people when THE SMURFS LIVE ON STAGE - SMURFS SAVE SPRING takes to the stage in a month from the 13th to the 30th July 2017 at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg. (more...)

Haitian Group RAM Tours U.S, to Co-Headline Solstice 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Celebrated Haitian group RAM continue on their U.S. Tour, comnig to Cleveland to co-headline Solstice 2017, at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Saturday, June 24. Showtime: 8:00pm to 1:00am. (Event is sold out). Info: (216) 421-7350 or http://www.clevelandart.org/events/special-events/solstice-2017. (more...)

Liverpool Set To Dance To The Sound Of Brazilica's Beat
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Brazilica today reveals the first names in a magnificent musical line-up which will have Liverpool carnival goers Samba-ing on the city street this summer. (more...)

Programme announced for the Free Edinburgh Fringe 2017
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 1, 2017

Today Laughing Horse Festivals launched it's 2017 Free Edinburgh Fringe Festival programme with a massive 392 free Fringe shows spread across 37 performance spaces in 23 venues - its largest ever programme. (more...)

Monica Dolan's THE B*EASTS Will Preview at Bush Theatre Before Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Bush Theatre has announced that this summer it will be hosting a run of The B*easts, written and performed by Monica Dolan (W1A, Appropriate Adult, The Witness For The Prosecution). (more...)

Contemporary Theater Company Presents SLAMMING DOORS: An Improvised Farce
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

All the hilarious mayhem you expect in a fast-paced farce, but it's all made up on the spot! The Contemporary Theater Company is bringing back their popular show Slamming Doors: An Improvised Farce for a second year. (more...)

Photo Flash: MainStage Irving-Las Colinas presents MY SISTER EILEEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will present Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov's 1940s comedy MY SISTER EILEEN. Directed by Dave Schmidt, the production runs July 21 through August 5, 2017, at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater (3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062). All evening performances are at 7:30 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Single tickets range from $19-28 and are on sale now at the Irving Arts Center Box Office (972.252.2787/ www.irvingartscenter.com). Ticket discounts are available for seniors and students. (more...)

EncoreMichigan Announces 2017 Wilde Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 28 when The 2017 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. (more...)

Manafest Releases 1st Rock Album In 5 Years, Stones, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Singer/rapper/songwriter/author/skater Manafest releases his second consecutive independent and ninth studio album, Stones, July 21 through The Fuel Music. His first “full-on” rock album in five years, Stones can be pre-ordered now (more...)

Cast Complete for New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full casting and creative team for the world premiere of AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE TEMPTATIONS MUSICAL. The musical stage production will be directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff. Berkeley Rep presents the show by special arrangement with Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce (American Idiot, Spring Awakening). (more...)

BRAZILICA's Sizzling Saturday Night Carnival Parade Route Is Confirmed!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Carnival returns to the streets of Liverpool this weekend as Brazilica prepares to bring Rio-style colour and music to the city centre. (more...)

Cartoon Network Powers Up San Diego Comic-Con with OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Cartoon Network is levelling up this summer with a heroic event at San Diego Comic-Con (July 19-23) with a booth inspired by the world of the upcoming series OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes. (more...)

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Present 100 BIRDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

As part of its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Show Series of new works by UConn Puppet Arts students and alumni for family audiences, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present 100 Birds by the talented 2017 graduate John Cody on Saturday, July 29 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs Center. (more...)

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