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Atlantic City Ballet to End Season with SWAN LAKE, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Of all the great classics, Swan Lake remains the quintessential ballet of all time. It is the story of romance, sorcery and betrayal, and centered on one of life's most recognizable themes, the struggle between good and evil. The Atlantic City Ballet is bringing this timeless classic to the stage as the grand finale of their 2015/2016 season. Ms. Papa infuses Atlantic City Ballet's production with a new passion that embodies all the beauty, strength, and grace of classical ballet. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SRO Productions' SILENCE! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

SILENCE! The Musical (lyrics & music by Jon Kaplan & Al Kaplan and book by Hunter Bell) will be produced by Standing Room Only Productions at Obsidian Theater (www.obsidiantheater.org). With direction by Chris Patton, music direction by Eduardo Guzman, choreography by Eric Dano and assistant direction and stage management by Lauren Hainley, the production will run June 9 through June 25, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

BWW Review: Family, Religion and Baseball in Book-It's THE BROTHERS K, PART ONE
by Jay Irwin - May 9, 2016

I would say that I loved every second of Book-It Repertory Theatre's current adaptation of David James Duncan's 'The Brothers K, Part One: Strike Zones' if it weren't for all the damned onions someone was cutting in the theater. What? There were no onions? So then I was just repeatedly tearing up over the story? Oh, well then, I guess I can say it. Yup, with its beautiful adaptation and stunningly honest performances, I loved every second of Book-It Repertory Theatre's current adaptation of David James Duncan's 'The Brothers K, Part One: Strike Zones'. (more...)

Celebrate National Salad Month at Uncle Maddio's, Enjoy Limited Time ThaiTastic Salad Through May
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

May is National Salad Month and Uncle Maddio's Pizza has a full menu of entrée and side salads to enjoy all month-long. With health professionals recommending a diet rich in vegetables, the salads at Uncle Maddio's feature a rainbow of colorful, healthy veggies that would make any dietician proud. (more...)

TNT, Channel 4 Announce New Comedic Drama FOREIGN BODIES
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2016

TNT, a division of Turner, today announced a new series with Channel 4 titled FOREIGN BODIES, a comedic drama about a group of young adults venturing across China, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. (more...)

SRO Productions to Stage SILENCE! THE MUSICAL This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

SILENCE! The Musical (lyrics & music by Jon Kaplan & Al Kaplan and book by Hunter Bell) will be produced by Standing Room Only Productions at Obsidian Theater (www.obsidiantheater.org). With direction by Chris Patton, music direction by Eduardo Guzman, choreography by Eric Dano and assistant direction and stage management by Lauren Hainley, the production will run June 9 through June 25, 2016. (more...)

GRINCH Open Call Auditions in Nashville 5/11
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 3, 2016

OPEN CALLS in NASHVILLE, TN: Sit Down Production at the Grand Ole Opry House of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical; Seeking Adults, Male and Female, Ages 18 and up (more...)

17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival Announces Award Winners
by Movies News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) announced today the winners of the 2016 Festival. On April 28, 2016, the Festival wrapped up its eight day run with the Southern California premiere of The Fixer starring Dominic Rains, James Franco, Rachel Brosnahan and Melissa Leo at Lido Live (3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach) with the post party in the Via Lido Plaza. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 5/15/2016 - 5/22/2016
by BWW - May 22, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 5/15/2016 - 5/22/2016. (more...)

BWW Review: MY PARIS at Long Warf Theatre
by Melinda Zupaniotis - May 18, 2016

There's a bone disease called 'pycnodysostosis', but it's more commonly known as Toulouse-Lautrec Syndrome. It means that the density of one's bones is irregular, and usually results in an abnormal growth of digits or appendages. In the case of the actual Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, it meant that his legs were shorter than normal, and his general stature was fragile. (more...)

BWW Review: Book-It's Beautifully Touching THE BROTHERS K, PART TWO is a Must See
by Jay Irwin - May 16, 2016

Dear Readers, if you read my review for Part One of "The Brothers K", still playing at Book-It Repertory Theatre then you'll know the difficulties I had watching it what with all the onion cutting going on in the theater. Well last night with the premiere of "The Brothers K, Part Two: The Left Stuff" the onions were there in force along with tons of dust, pollen and cats. Must have been the case as the tears were flowing all night long. With just more of the same goodness from Part One, Part Two solidified just how good this story and this production is. (more...)

Nigel Lindsay Cast as Nathan Detroit in GUYS AND DOLLS at Phoenix Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 16, 2016

It has been officially announced today that Nigel Lindsay will join the West End cast of GUYS AND DOLLS for a limited time, playing Nathan Detroit in the Phoenix Theatre production May 26-June 26. He takes over from Richard Kind, whose last performance is May 22. Lindsay last played the role in the West End run of Michael Grandage's 2005 Donmar Warehouse production. (more...)

Grammy Winners Ghost Add Dates to Headlining 'Black To The Future' U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost have added dates to their current 'Black To The Future' tour, which is currently hitting venues across the country. (more...)

PersistSEO Named Bronze Sponsor of Papa Joe's Heartbeat 5K
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

ATLANTA, May 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Internet marketing firm, PersistSEO was a bronze level sponsor of Papa Joe's Heartbeat 5K which was held as a benefit for the American Heart Association. Runners received great Tech shirts for participating in the run, and awards were given to the top three finishers in different divisions from ages 10 and under through 75+. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016
by BWW - May 15, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016. (more...)

'Motley Crue: The End' Legendary Band's Final Show, Comes to Select U.S. Theaters This June
by Movies News Desk - May 11, 2016

On December 31, 2015, legendary rock icons Mötley Crüe completed their 35-year touring career as a band with a spectacular final concert at Staples Center in their hometown of Los Angeles, CA, just 10 miles from the Sunset Strip where the band's infamous and decadent career first launched. (more...)

Pianist Shai Wosner Announces Upcoming Recording Featuring Danish National Symphony
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Pianist Shai Wosner's eclectic new recording pairs concertos and solo pieces by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) and György Ligeti (1923-2006), exploring their quirky humor and other connections across centuries. Performing with conductor Nicholas Collon and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Wosner plays Haydn's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Haydn's Piano Concerto No. 11 in D, and Ligeti's Piano Concerto, one of the most challenging piano works of the late 20th century.  The concertos are interspersed with solo works including Haydn's Capriccio (Fantasia) in C, Haydn's Capriccio in G, “Acht Sauschnider mussen sein” (It takes eight to castrate a boar), and Ligeti's rarely heard Capriccios Nos. 1 and 2. The recording will be available from iTunes, Amazon.com and other music retailers on Friday, May 20 in the U.K. and Friday, June 3 in the U.S. (more...)

SIXX:A.M.'s 5th Studio Album, 'Vol. 1 Prayers For The Damned' Debuts At #2 On The US Album Rock Charts & Top 5 Around The Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

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EPIX to Air New Wanda Sykes Stand-Up Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Premium TV network EPIX announced today that it will spotlight the straightforward and no-nonsense comedy of Emmy Award winning comedian, writer and actress Wanda Sykes, in the one-hour Original Comedy Event What Happened...Ms. Sykes? Best known for her roles in 'The New Adventures of Old Christine,' 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' and 'The Chris Rock Show,' What Happened...Ms. Sykes? Sykes' first stand-up performance for the network makes its World Television Premiere on EPIX on Friday, October 21 at 10pm ET/PT, 9pm C. (more...)

Iconic Motown Group The Temptations Coming to The Orleans Showroom, 5/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

?Historic Motown group The Temptations will return to The Orleans Showroom on May 7 and 8. (more...)

NARRAGANSETT VALKYRIE to Premiere at Contemporary Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The Contemporary Theater Company is known for its diverse offerings - this year features everything from The Fantasticks to Macbeth to a full-length improvised farce. This spring they go very "contemporary" with a new play by playwright-in-residence Andy Hoover, Narragansett Valkyrie. (more...)

Cabaret at Bridge Street Theatre to Continue with Eric Michael Gillett, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

'Words & Music: The Songbook Series', a four-program line-up of stellar cabaret entertainment curated by Tom Andersen, kicks off in Catskill on April 1 with five-time MAC Award winner Eric Michael Gillet in 'Man About Town: The Wit and Wisdom of Noel Coward'. This stylish and sophisticated evening will be presented at 8:00pm in Bridge Street Theatre's intimate 'Speakeasy', located at 44 West Bridge Street in the Village of Catskill. (more...)

BWW Recap: All Right Stop, Hold a Debate and Listen on SCANDAL
by Jennifer McHugh - Mar 25, 2016

Oh good… more debates. Art is (over) imitating life on SCANDAL as Sally Langston prepares to hold the first Republican Debate between Hollis Drumpf Doyle, Mellie Grant and VP Susan Ross. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/18-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated Michael Feinstein returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with a special celebration of Academy Award-winning lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman for five performances only - May 18-22, 2016. Considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards, Feinstein will perform some of the Bergman's greatest songs, including 'The Way We Were,' 'Nice N' Easy,' 'A Piece of Sky,' 'How Do You Keep the Music Playing,' among others. Alan Bergman will join Feinstein onstage nightly through the engagement. The performance schedule is as follows: Wednesday, May 18 at 7 p.m.; Thursday, May 19 at 8 p.m.; Friday, May 20 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, May 21 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, May 22 at 3 p.m. Tickets range in price from $80-$95 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Comedian Tom Papa to Perform in Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Tom Papa, one of the top comedic voices in the country, comes to the Scherr Forum, Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 8:30 pm. (more...)

Children's Theatre of Cincinnati to Presnet SHREK THE MUSICAL JR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Everyone's favorite ogre is back in SHREK THE MUSICAL JR., the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film. The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati brings this production to life on the Taft Theatre stage April 8-10, 16-17, 2016. (more...)

17th HAVANA FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK Set for This April
by Movies News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

The 17th Havana Film Festival New York presents an exceptional program in celebration of the diversity of voices found today in Cuban and Latin American cinema and the inspirational stories they tell. (more...)

Papa Weeze presents Theatre Lab on 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

Theatre Lab is starting up a continuing exercise classroom with students age 13 to 18, Saturday, April 16 from 10:00 to 12:00 noon. They will finish the session with a performance, focusing on short scenes and Shakespeare. The sessions will be conducted by local theatre professionals. (more...)

Paul Simon Announces New Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Billboard.com reports that Paul Simon has announced a new album called Stranger to Stranger, led by its first single 'Wristband.' (more...)

Planet Fitness Appoints Four New Hires in Operations, Real Estate, and Finance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

NEWINGTON, N.H., April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT), one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S., today announced several key new hires in Operations, Real Estate and Finance, specifically; (more...)

Papa Doo Run Run Coming to Spencer Theater, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Celebrating 50 years of performance and a career filled with 10 hit albums, two Gold records and a Grammy nomination, the legendary six-man 'beach party' band Papa DOO RUN RUN is steeped in talent and rock 'n' roll history. (more...)

Works by Miller, Simon & More Set for Theater J's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Theater J, the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater, announces its 2016-2017 season, the first season chosen by new Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr. This lineup of seven diverse plays features Tony Award-winning plays and playwrights, Washington area premieres, and a stellar lineup of directors and artists. The season's plays promise delight, joy, and a thoughtful examination and exploration of pressing ideas about morality, ethics, the role of faith in this country, and the changing face of Jewish identity in this country. Theater J's new season features the work of Deborah Zoe Laufer, Lucas Hnath, Michael Frayn, Sarah Treem, Neil Simon, and Arthur Miller. (more...)

CBJ Captain Nick Foligno Named Honorary Race Director of the Capital City Half Marathon, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Columbus Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno will serve as Honorary Race Director of the National Championship Edition of the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon, race organizers announced today. (more...)

BWW Race Review: 2016 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon - Raising the Bar in Racing Excellence
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 30, 2016

Now in its 13th year, the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon continues to raise the bar in racing excellence by offering an expertly organized event, fantastic route of Columbus, giant finisher's bling, free race photos, and one of the best post-race parties in town.  In a ground-breaking announcement, the 2016 USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships and OhioHealth Cap City Half were featured LIVE on WBNS-10TV and streamed live on USATF.TV as a two-hour broadcast — the first of its kind in Ohio. (more...)

2016 Capital City Half Marathon, USA Half Marathon Championships To Air Live On WBNS-TV, Today!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

The 2016 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon and 2016 Men's & Women's USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships kick off this morning, April 30, 2016 at 8am EST.  For the first time ever, it will air live on WBNS-TV (Channel 10).  The two-hour broadcast will mark the first time a half marathon in Ohio has been broadcast live. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stages Theatre Company's NUMBER THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Opening tonight at Stages Theatre Company (STC): NUMBER THE STARS, based on the Newbery Award winning book by Lois Lowry. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present 36 VIEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Lantern Theater Company closes its 2015/16 season with the Philadelphia premiere of 36 Views by award-winning playwright Naomi Iizuka. Directed by longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier and featuring scenic, sound, and projection design by Jorge Cousineau, 36 Views runs May 26 - June 26, 2016. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. [A full schedule of performances and related special events is included in the fact sheet below.] (more...)

Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown Join Forces to Co-Headline Fall's Biggest Arena Rock Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown are partnering to co-headline the biggest Fall Arena Rock Tour 2016 produced by Frank Productions/NS2/ CMoore Live (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at the 2016 Capital City Half Marathon Course
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2016

The 2016 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon and 2016 Men's & Women's USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships will air live on WBNS-TV (Channel 10) for the first time when the National Championship Edition of the Capital City Half Marathon is held in downtown Columbus and surrounding neighborhoods. (more...)

Cast Announced for Mac Rogers' UNIVERSAL ROBOTS at The Sheen Center, 6/3-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Gideon Productions will proudly present at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street between Bowery and Lafayette) - UNIVERSAL ROBOTS, a science fiction epic from acclaimed playwright Mac Rogers (The Honeycomb Trilogy; The Message Podcast) inspired by Karel Capek's seminal 1921 play R.U.R. The production, directed byJordana Williams (The Honeycomb Trilogy; Asymmetric at 59E59), will run June 3-26 with performances Thursday through Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm, and Monday at 8pm with additional performances on Wednesday, June 15 & 22 at 8pm. Tickets ($25) are available online at http://sheencenter.org or by calling OvationTix at866-811-4111.  (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces Children's Theatre-In-The-Woods 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its 2016 season lineup for Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods. (more...)

MetroStage to Present BLACK PEARL SINGS! This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce that MetroStage will present the award-winning play BLACK PEARL SINGS! by Frank Higgins April 21-May 29, 2016. Sandra L. Holloway will direct and William Hubbard will music direct this production. (more...)

17th Havana Film Festival NY Announces Havana Star Prize Winners at Packed Closing Night Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

The 17th Havana Film Festival NY announced the Havana Star Prize Winners during a packed Closing Night Ceremony at the New York Directors Guild Theatre in Manhattan. Magallanes by Salvador del Solar (Peru-Colombia) won the Havana Star Prize for Best Feature. Best Director went to Argentinean helmer Santiago Mittre for Paulina. Best Screenplay went to Pavel Giroud, Alejandro Bruges and Pierre Edelman for El Acompañante (The Companion), Best Actor to Chilean Luis Gnecco for The Karadima Church, and Best Actress to the Argentinean Dolores Fonzi for Paulina. La Prenda (The Pawn) by Jean-Cosme Delaloye won the Havana Star Prize for Best Documentary. Special Jury Mentions went to feature film Mi Amiga del Parque (Mi Friend from the Park) by Argentinean director, actor Ana Katz, and Colombian documentary Paciente (Patient) by Jorge Caballero. The jury included Txemi Parra, Zita Morriña, Mario Santos, and Kevin Moore in the Fiction categories; and Alex Lora, Kevin Canfield and Carmen Alarcon for Documentaries. (more...)

Contemporary Theater Company to Stage Wold Premiere of NARRAGANSETT VALKYRIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The Contemporary Theater Company is known for its diverse offerings - this year features everything from The Fantasticks to Macbeth to a full-length improvised farce. This spring they go very "contemporary" with a new play by playwright-in-residence Andy Hoover, Narragansett Valkyrie. (more...)

Grammy Winners Ghost Kick Off 'Black To The Future' Headlining U.S. Tour Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost have returned to the United States for their headlining 'Black To The Future' tour, which opens tonight at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ. (more...)

Matrix Theatre to Present MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Last year's staged reading of Motherhood Out Loud was so popular that Matrix Theatre Company has brought it back for four performances over Mother's Day weekend. Performances for this limited engagement run are May 6 - 8, Friday and Saturday at 8 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 3pm at Matrix Theatre located at 2730 Bagley in the heart of southwest Detroit. (more...)

Jamie Wood Joins the Ownership Group of Guy Hurley of Florida, LLC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

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Book-It Rep to Present Epic Tale THE BROTHERS K
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Book-It Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of David James Duncan's THE BROTHERS K. Adapted and directed by Book-It Founding Co-Artistic Director Myra Platt, THE BROTHERS K brings it home for the company's 26th season. THE BROTHERS K will play at the Center Theatre from May 3, 2016 - June 26, 2016. T (more...)

Stew & Heidi Rodewald to Appear on Stage at The Public in Their New Musical THE TOTAL BENT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that Stew and Heidi Rodewald will perform live with the on-stage band for THE TOTAL BENT, playing the guitar and bass, respectively. With text by Stew and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, the team behind the Tony Award-wining musical Passing Strange, which premiered at The Public in 2003, this world premiere musical is directed by Joanna Settle. Performances begin Tuesday, May 10 and continue through Sunday, June 12, with an official press opening on Wednesday, May 25. (more...)

Mainstage Irving-Las Colinas' 2016-17 Season to Include CHICAGO & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas unveiled four plays and a musical that will be produced as part of the 2016-17 season to a packed house of volunteers, subscribers, and supporters on Saturday night, May 9 at the Irving Arts Center. Met with tremendous excitement, the new season features Chicago the Musical, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, Calendar Girls, Talking Pictures and My Sister Eileen. All MainStage productions are performed in the Dupree Theatre at the Irving Arts Center (3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard, Irving, Texas 75062). (more...)

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