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Soho Theatre Announces Latest Crop of New Talent
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Soho Theatre has a packed festival programme and recent weeks have seen the cult hit Fleabag break box office records, twelve shows filmed for its fledgling Soho Theatre Live TV and digital offer, two UK tours, and its latest crop of Soho Young Company's Comedy and Writers' Labs commence. (more...)

November at NJPAC - Jazz in the Key of Ellison, Renée Fleming, Carefree: Dancin' with Fred & Ginger, The Brubeck Songbook with The Brubeck Brothers Band, James Brown Cel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Find out what's happening this month at NJPAC! (more...)

Royal Mile Entertainment Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Royal Mile Entertainment is thrilled to present the Los Angeles Premiere ofTHRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY, written by Chris Grace, Zach Reino, Al Samuels, Nick Semar and Dan Wessels, choreography by Kimberly McVicar and directed by John Flynn. THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY will preview on November 17 & 18 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, November 19 at 8pm and run through Sunday, December 20 at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood.  (more...)

Daniel Goldstein to Direct Reading of New Musical LOVE AND WAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The new World War II era romantic musical Love and War announces their 29 hour reading, which will be directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell), with book by J. Todd Allan, music by Peter B. Allen, and lyrics by Peter B. Allen, Mathayu Warren-Lane, and J. Todd Allan. Ken Davenport will serve as Executive Producer. (more...)

30th Israel Film Festival In Los Angeles To Feature Natalie Portman, Sharon Stone, Jewish Federation, And More, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman will be honored with the 2016 Israel Film Festival Achievement in Film Award, Oscar nominated and Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning actress Sharon Stone will receive the 2016 Israel Film Festival Career Achievement Award and Jay Sanderson will accept the 2016 Israel Film Festival Community Leadership Award on behalf of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, at the 30th Anniversary of the Israel Film Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: IL MARCHESE DEL GRILLO, Teatro Sistina
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Torna a grande richiesta uno dei personaggi piu autentici e rappresentativi della romanita, pronto a divertire e a far riflettere il pubblico con la sua maschera dolce amara: Enrico Montesano e ancora una volta il grande mattatore de Il Marchese del Grillo, l'attesissima Commedia Musicale per la regia di Massimo Romeo Piparo, una Produzione Il Sistina in collaborazione con MF Produzioni, tratta dalla sceneggiatura del film 'cult' di Mario Monicelli, che sara in scena sul palco del Teatro Sistina a partire da giovedi 3 novembre. (more...)

BWW Review: Spectrum Gives Us Colorful Culture in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by Joni Lorraine - Oct 26, 2016

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the product of bringing us a part of the African American experience, just as the Spectrum founders intend, and it's worth cultivating. (more...)

VIDEO: Return to Summer of 1986 in New Promo for Season 2 of Amazon's RED OAKS
by - Oct 25, 2016

Welcome back... to the summer of 1986. When "Top Gun" was #1 at the box office and life was much simpler... For everyone but the clueless members and misfit staffers of Red Oaks Country Club. (more...)

Billy Strayhorn Musical LUSH LIFE to Premiere Next Month at the Matrix
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of LUSH LIFE, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. LUSH LIFE begins previews Friday, November 11, 2016 and opens Friday, November 18 at 8pm. The production runs through Sunday, December 18 at the Matrix Theatre, 7657 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. (more...)

Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts Presents ALL SHOOK UP at Seacoast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Seacoast Repertory Theatre's Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts is getting ready to kick off their Youth Mainstage offering, All Shook Up, which premiers on Friday, November 4th at 8pm. (more...)

CUNY Graduate Center to Host Symposium in Celebration of Haitian Playwright Marie Chauvet 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Join us for a celebration of the 100th birthday of Haitian playwright and novelist Marie Chauvet. (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway to Return in Title Role of 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (more...)

Music from Best-Selling Solo Artist Garth Brooks Now Available to Stream Exclusively on Amazon Music
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Amazon today announced that music from the best-selling solo artist in U.S. history, Garth Brooks, is now available to stream exclusively on Amazon Music. (more...)

The Dallas Arboretum Presents Holiday at the Arboretum Featuring The Claus Collection Santa Exhibit and The 12 Days of Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

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The Dallas Arboretum Presents Holiday at the Arboretum Featuring The Claus Collection Santa Exhibit and The 12 Days of Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

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GET ON UP: A JAMES BROWN CELEBRATION to Play NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Get On Up: A James Brown Celebration! with Christian McBride, Sharon Jones, Bettye LaVette, Lee Fields, Ryan Shaw, Terrace Martin, and James Brown Band alumni Pee Wee Ellis, Danny 'The Cape Man' Ray, Robert 'Mousey' Thompson and Fred Wesley is set for Friday, November 18 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark NJ.  (more...)

Teatro Paraguas to Stage Reading of I KILLED MUSSOLINI This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Santa Fe Woman's Club Theater presents a staged reading of a new play: I KILLED MUSSOLINI by local playwright, Michael Burgan and directed by Kathi Collins. (more...)

30th Israel Film Festival In Los Angeles To Feature Natalie Portman, Sharon Stone, Jewish Federation, And More, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman will be honored with the 2016 Israel Film Festival Achievement in Film Award, Oscar nominated and Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning actress Sharon Stone will receive the 2016 Israel Film Festival Career Achievement Award and Jay Sanderson will accept the 2016 Israel Film Festival Community Leadership Award on behalf of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, at the 30th Anniversary of the Israel Film Festival. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, November 26, 2016
by TV Scoop - Nov 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, November 26, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Old Globe Presents DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 19th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs "This Time of Year," "Santa for a Day" and "Fah Who Doraze," the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash. (more...)

I KILLED MUSSOLINI at Teatro Paraguas
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Join Christopher Johnson, Michael Wilson, and Julia Gay for an evening of illuminating poetry. Saturday, November 12, 5pm, free admission, donations to the theatre gratefully accepted. (more...)

Factory Mark Gallery Opens
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

CommCreative, a leading unified marketing agency, today announced the opening of the Factory Mark Gallery. Factory Mark Gallery is located in the new CommCreative headquarters at 75 Fountain Street in Framingham, Mass. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RUTHERFORD'S TRAVELS World Premiere at Pegasus Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Pegasus Theatre Chicago presents the world premiere of Rutherford's Travels, the adaptation of Charles Johnson's beloved National Book Award-winning novel, 'Middle Passage,' now through 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. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway to Return in Title Role of 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (more...)

BWW Interview: Kellie Overbey Chats About The FAIR WAGE ONSTAGE Campaign
by Nora Dominick - Nov 4, 2016

Veteran Broadway and Off-Broadway actress, Kellie Overbey sat down with BroadwayWorld ahead of the Sunday to chat about the #FairWageOnStage Campaign.  (more...)

Everett Bradley's HOLIDELIC: DYSFUNKTION 2016 Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Everett Bradley aka Papadelic, the Miracle on 134th Street, will be returning this December with Holidelic, the 15-year, ever-evolving celebration of diversity and "dysfunktion."    (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Wagnalls Community Theater Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL
by Jerri Shafer - Nov 3, 2016

Make room for ogre-sized family fun as the greatest fairy tale never told comes to life in a whole new way in this breathtaking Broadway musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek! (more...)

Photo Flash: IL MARCHESE DEL GRILLO, Teatro Sistina
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Torna a grande richiesta uno dei personaggi piu autentici e rappresentativi della romanita, pronto a divertire e a far riflettere il pubblico con la sua maschera dolce amara: Enrico Montesano e ancora una volta il grande mattatore de Il Marchese del Grillo, l'attesissima Commedia Musicale per la regia di Massimo Romeo Piparo, una Produzione Il Sistina in collaborazione con MF Produzioni, tratta dalla sceneggiatura del film 'cult' di Mario Monicelli, che sara in scena sul palco del Teatro Sistina a partire da giovedi 3 novembre. (more...)

Daniel Goldstein Directs This Week's Readings of New Musical LOVE AND WAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The new World War II era romantic musical Love and War announces their 29 hour reading, which will be directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell), with book by J. Todd Allan, music by Peter B. Allen, and lyrics by Peter B. Allen, Mathayu Warren-Lane, and J. Todd Allan. Ken Davenport will serve as Executive Producer. (more...)

A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Again at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Due to critical and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their hit world premiere production of A Life, 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). (more...)

Tom Papa's Latest Album 'Human Mule' to Be Released by Comedy Dynamics, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Tom Papa: Human Mule will be released by Comedy Dynamics on all digital audio streaming sites on December 16, 2016. A special of the same name will premiere on EPIX December 9, 2016. (more...)

Karney to Release Her New Singles Vol. 2: Restless Wind w/ Same Songt
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Karney is a San Francisco-based singer/songwriter that has been making great music for many years, performing across the US and collaborating with many talented and notable artists. (more...)

BWW Review: GET ON UP JAMES BROWN CELEBRATION at NJPAC
by Adam Cohen - Nov 21, 2016

A winning powerful tribute to James Brown from those who sang and played with him. (more...)

Acclaimed Otis Redding Collection Available as 2-LP Red Vinyl Collection
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Just weeks after the CD release of Otis Redding: Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings (Stax records), the critically-acclaimed collection will be made available as a 2-disc vinyl release exclusively on Record Store Day's Black Friday Event (11/25). (more...)

Pegasus Theatre Announces World Premiere of Charles Johnson's RUTHERFORD'S TRAVELS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CEK Productions' World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES begins previews Friday, November 11, 2016 and opens Friday, November 18 at 8pm. The production runs through Sunday, December 18 at the Matrix Theatre, 7657 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE COMMITMENTS Dublin and UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Coronation Street legend, Kevin Kennedy, is to star as Jimmy's Da in the UK tour of the critically acclaimed musical The Commitments written by Roddy Doyle, starting in October 2016. (more...)

Brian Marcus Releases PAPA'S STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

'Papa's Stories': an essential model for building a closer relationship with God and family through focus, thoughtful contemplation, and daily prayer. 'Papa's Stories' is the creation of published author, Brian Marcus. (more...)

Critics' Choice Awards Rescind Nomination for Mandy Patinkin
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Showbiz411.com has reported that a previously announced Critics Choice Award nomination for 'Homeland' star and Broadway legend, Mandy Patinkin, has been rescinded. Citing a discrepancy with the show's finale date, the Critics' Choice committee was forced to rescind its nomination for the star, instead awarding the nomination slot to Better Call Saul's, Michael McKean. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Production Images Released for THE COMMITMENTS UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Last month the production had is Irish Premiere in Dublin, where Roddy Doyle's story of The Commitments was born, and is now touring across the UK, currently booking until 13 May 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: HONKY TONK ANGELS HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR Lands at Stages Repertory Theatre
by Alexander Garza - Nov 14, 2016

THE HONKY TONK ANGELS HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, the sequel to Ted Swindley's hit musical, THE HONKY TONK ANGELS, takes the stage at Stages Repertory Theatre this holiday season. The Angels perform a holiday reunion concert in Nashville, and a new member must step in to replace Angela until she returns. The show runs through December 31, 2016, closing with a special New Year's Eve performance. (more...)

Ghost Unveils The Summoning VII: Are You Ready
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Grammy® Award-winning band Ghost have unveiled a new clip entitled The Summoning VII: Are You Ready in the wake of the conclusion of their critically acclaimed 41-city headlining U.S. (more...)

Atlantic City Ballet Presents IT'S A SHORE HOLIDAY To Kick Off Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

This Thanksgiving weekend the Atlantic City Ballet will be bringing back It's A Shore Holiday to help kick off the holiday season. It's A Shore Holiday blends classical and contemporary dance set to beloved holiday tunes. (more...)

Upcoming World Premiere Musical 'LUSH LIFE' changes its title to 'WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. (more...)

AT&T Audience Network to Broadcast Garth Brooks Exclusive Concert Event at Yankee Stadium
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

AT&T's AUDIENCE Network will present the exclusive concert event 'GARTH BROOKS/YANKEE STADIUM/LIVE.' Filmed in 4K this past summer, the spectacular concert event will broadcast nationwide today, Nov. 10, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT across all AT&T platforms. (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway Returns in Title Role of 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The Old Globe presents its 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (more...)

BWW Preview: MUNDO in Long Island City
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Visit Mundo, the dynamic bi-level restaurant and bar located within the Paper Factory Hotel in Long Island City. (more...)

Shop for the Holidays with THE GRINCH and More at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Old Globe has some great ideas to simplify your holiday shopping this year! Might we suggest tickets for the family to our 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, a San Diego multigenerational family tradition, which runs now through December 26. (more...)

Scoop: LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 12/2 - 12/9 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Dec 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 12/2 - 12/9, airing on CBS (more...)

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