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Phil Vassar's American Soul Launch Celebrates America in Weeklong Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Phil Vassar, the award-winning singer, songwriter and producer, drops his ninth studio album, American Soul, on Friday, December 2, 2016 with a unique, weeklong celebration of American ideals. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez and More to Celebrate '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with the American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). (more...)

The Collective NY to Take on Gay Conversion Therapy in THE RETREAT Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Collective NY under their Collective: Next Stage (C:NXT) banner presents a staged reading of THE RETREAT, a new play written by Brandon T. Snider, on Sunday, December 3rd. Richard Masur (TRANSPARENT) is set to direct. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere Thrilling New Season of A CRIME TO REMEMBER , 12/9
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Investigation Discovery (ID) transports viewers back to the bad old days with the return of the network's two-time Emmy Award-winning series, A CRIME TO REMEMBER. (more...)

BWW Review: Gabrielle Lamb Presents her Choreography
by Rose Marija - Nov 29, 2016

On November 18, 2016, at the Baruch Arts Center's Mason Hall, Gabrielle Lamb presented two of her numerous works, via two dance groups, The Joffrey Ensemble and her own company, Pigeonwing Dance. Lamb is a New York based choreographer who was a long time soloist with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal and in 2009 was invited by Christopher Wheeldon to join his company Morphoses in New York City. Her choreography is contemporary with a flair offered by her own personality and point of view. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, December 16, 2016
by - Nov 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, December 16, 2016! (more...)

Theresa McCarthy Directs Charles L. Mee's THE TROJAN WOMEN 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Wagner College Theatre brings a new adaptation of a Greek classic to Stage One when The Trojan Women 2.0 by Charles L. Mee with performances November 29 - December 4. (more...)

First Look - Netflix to Premiere New Animated Comedy PACIFIC HEAT, 12/2
by TV News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Netflix's new original animated comedy PACIFIC HEAT premieres on Friday, December 2nd. “Pacific Heat” follows an unconventional, covert unit of police investigators fighting crime along the glitzy “Gold Coast” of Australia. (more...)

Contessa Gallery Presents New Artwork by Mr. Brainwash, Gilles Cenazandotti, David Datuna, David Drebin & Hijack at Art Miami 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

CLEVELAND, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Contessa Gallery will be participating in the 27th annual Art Miami Fair. Over these past 27 years, Art Miami has established a well-known reputation for providing fine art collectors with the latest in high quality Contemporary and Modern Art. The fair will begin on November 29 and run through December 4, 2016. Contessa Gallery is thrilled to present the most recent works by Mr. Brainwash, Gilles Cenazandotti, David Datuna,David Drebinand Hijack at Art Miami 2016 (Booths #D407 & #D407a). This will be the highly anticipated Art Miami/Basel Week debut of Hijack's artwork with the gallery, David Datuna's Unity Series project and David Drebin's latest masterpiece, Etching on Crystal Starfire Glass,Lips of Love. (more...)

MOUSE KING Returns to Mandelstam Theater for a Fourth Consecutive Holiday Season Run
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Mouse King time is here again. For the fourth year in a row, the family-friendly holiday favorite written by Sesame Street veteran Noel MacNeal and award-winning composer Jim Camacho returns to The Mandelstam Theater. (more...)

Cast Announced for ATC/Orange Tree Theatre's WINTER SOLSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The cast for Winter Solstice, which receives its English Language premiere at the Orange Tree Theatre in early 2017, has been announced. (more...)

Clive Barker's PARADISE STREET Premieres at EXIT Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

This December, EXIT Theatre presents the American Premiere of a truly unusual Christmas play by Clive Barker, best-selling author and mastermind behind cult films Hellraiser and Candyman. Stuart Bousel directs Barker's play about England's greatest monarch, the search for meaning in a godless world, and STDs. (more...)

Liliane Montevecchi in ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Liliane Montevecchi headlines an all-star cast in The Ziegfeld Society of New York City's gala benefit performance of Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air: The New 1934 Live from Broadway Broadcast Revue. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Dan Gillespie Sells & Tom Macrae's New Musical EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the cast for the world premiere of Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae's new musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie. (more...)

Original Star Jason Alexander Set for Q&A at MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary Screening in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Just announced, Tony and SAG Award winner Jason Alexander, who starred in the original Broadway cast of Merrily We Roll Along, will participate in a Q&A at one of the first Los Angeles public screenings of the new documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened - a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work, Merrily We Roll Along. (more...)

New Forecast Reveals Need For Florists to Tweak Product Offering
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

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Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets 2016-17 Sloan Project and Youngblood Artists, Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's Youngblood and EST's Sloan Project, have announced new EST/Sloan commissions and EST/Youngblood members & programming for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Meshed Ndegeocello's 'CAN I GET A WITNESS?' to Make World Premiere at Harlem Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Harlem Stage will present the world premiere of Meshell Ndegeocello's Can I Get a Witness? The Gospel of James Baldwin, a new theatrical music and art work commissioned by Harlem Stage through its WaterWorks program, December 7-11. (more...)

The BPM Festival 10th Anniversary Announces YA'AH MUUL Full Lineups
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

After making waves amongst the dance music community with the announcement of its Phase 1 artist lineup that featured over 100 of the world's finest DJs accompanied by its first twenty showcases made up of some of the most respected labels and party brands, The BPM Festival welcomes ten additional showcases for its 2017 tenth anniversary edition in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, taking place January 6-15, 2017. (more...)

The Lark to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Mexico/U.S. Playwright Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Lark has announced the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Mexico/United States Playwright Exchange. (more...)

Al Roker & Hoda Kotb to Co-Host 128TH ROSE PARADE Live on NBC, 1/2
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Al Roker, the weather anchor for NBC's “Today,” and Hoda Kotb, co-host of “Today's” fourth hour, will welcome 2017 co-hosting NBC's live, high-definition coverage of the 128TH ROSE PARADE from Pasadena, California, on Monday, January 2 (11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET/8:30-10:00 a.m. PT).* (more...)

Scoop: BEN AND LAUREN: HAPPILY EVER AFTER on FREEFORM - Tuesday, November 29, 2016
by - Nov 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on BEN AND LAUREN: HAPPILY EVER AFTER, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, November 29, 2016! (more...)

FRACTURED HEARTS AND LURID DETAILS a W'holy, unHoliday Series of Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

 From December 20, 2016 until January 2, 2017 BAD REP will be in residence at IRT in NYC. The collaborative group will present a 'wHoly, unHoliday series of events' which include "Fractured Hearts & Lurid Details", a play written by Pamela Enz and directed by Vera Beren along with several pop-up workshops facilitated by Connie Noyes, visiting cohort from Chicago. The play will run from December 21-23, 27-30 at 8:00pm and December 31 at 6:00pm at IRT Theater 154 Christopher Street, NYC, NY 10014. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Presents THE INVENTION OF MOREL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents "The Invention of Morel," a world premiere of the co-commissioned opera composed by Stewart Copeland, co-founder and drummer of The Police. Based on Argentinian author Adolfo Bioy Casares' 1940 novel "La invencion de Morel," Copeland's new adaptation examines the triumph of time-bending love over convention in a story of adoration and desire. "The Invention of Morel" features London-based actor, director and writer Jonathan Moore as Stage Director/Librettist together with COT's Artistic Director Andreas Mitisek as Conductor. The press performance will be February 18 at 7:30 p.m. Subsequent performances will be February 24 at 7:30 p.m.and February 26 at 3 p.m.   (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Presents THE INVENTION OF MOREL, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents "The Invention of Morel," a world premiere of the co-commissioned opera composed by Stewart Copeland, co-founder and drummer of The Police. Based on Argentinian author Adolfo Bioy Casares' 1940 novel "La invencion de Morel," Copeland's new adaptation examines the triumph of time-bending love over convention in a story of adoration and desire. "The Invention of Morel" features London-based actor, director and writer Jonathan Moore as Stage Director/Librettist together with COT's Artistic Director Andreas Mitisek as Conductor. The press performance will be February 18 at 7:30 p.m. Subsequent performances will be February 24 at 7:30 p.m.and February 26 at 3 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BOLLYWOOD JACK at Tara Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Hot on the heels of sell-out smash hit successes Bollywood Cinderella and Dick Whittington Goes Bollywood, comes Bollywood Jack. Tara have conjured up another Christmas treat with their traditional Bollywood spin, to enjoy in the brand-new Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sneak Peek - Meatloaf & More Set for Next Episode of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? on OWN
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

In this week's all-new episode of the popular series OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, celebrity updates include rock legend Meat Loaf, hip-hop's Bizzy Bone, rapper MC Lyte and “Saved by the Bell's” Dennis Haskins. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Saturday, December 31, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Saturday, December 31, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, December 30, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Friday, December 30, 2016! (more...)

Thomas Fitzhugh Sheets Releases THE ROAD TO RESTORATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

'The Road To Restoration': an informative and enlightening book for those who believe that salvation is an everyday trial, not a one hour a week showing of hands. 'The Road To Restoration' is the creation of published author, Thomas Fitzhugh Sheets, seventy-one-year-old semi-retired businessman. (more...)

Lehmann Maupin Announces Solo Exhibition for Kader Attia, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce its second solo exhibition for Kader Attia. This will be the New York debut of Attia's multimedia video installation, Reason's Oxymorons (2015), which premiered at the 13th Biennale de Lyon in 2015. Reason's Oxymorons is a video library comprised of 18 interviews presented within a modular cubicle environment. The interviews feature European and African ethnographers, psychiatric and philosophical practitioners, and theorists discussing topics grouped under titles including "Genocide," "Totem and Fetish," "Reason and Politics," and "Trance." On Friday, January 13, there will be a media preview at 11 AM, and the gallery will host a public opening reception for the artist that evening from 6-8 PM. (more...)

Ticketweb Signs Levity Group, Signals Continued Growth in United States Club Market
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

TicketWeb, a leading ticketing technology company designed exclusively for independent venues and promoters, announced today a series of new partnerships with independent clubs and venues to add more than one million new tickets to its platform. (more...)

Line-up Announced for Sky Terrace & Roller Jam at Meriton Festival Village
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

As the sun sets over Sydney, Sky Terrace lights up with an impressive DJ line-up playing everything from hip-hop to soul, electronica to jazz. Sydneysiders are invited to kick back with friends before or after a Festival show, enjoy the panoramic harbour views with a sunset cocktail or two or jump into Glitterbox, a truly unique installation from local contemporary art collective zin. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Coming to the Arsht Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, will play Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for a one-week engagement beginning December 27, 2016 through January 1, 2017. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show! (more...)

JITNEY Helmer Ruben Santiago-Hudson Will Be Honored in Harlem This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

First Corinthian Baptist Church Dream Center in association with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, HARLEM WEEK, Harlem Arts Alliance New Heritage Theatre Group, and Walk Tall Girl Productions on Wednesday, December 7 at 7PM at Harlem Hospital's Mural Pavilion, 136th Street and Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Avenue) presents An Evening with Ruben Santiago-Hudson: Celebrating the Broadway directorial debut of August Wilson's Jitney, opening January 19, 2017. (more...)

TNT Reteams with 'Animal Kingdom's John Wells & Megan Martin on THE DEEP MAD DARK Pilot
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Turner's TNT has ordered a pilot for THE DEEP MAD DARK, which is being produced by John Wells Productions and Fabrik Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television and Turner's Studio T. (more...)

VIDEO: AMC Releases HUMANS Season Two Premiere Date & Trailer
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

AMC announced today the critically-acclaimed scripted drama HUMANS will make its highly anticipated return on Monday, February, 13th at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT. Check out the season two trailer below! (more...)

Scoop: MAN WITH A PLAN on CBS - Monday, December 26, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on MAN WITH A PLAN, airing on CBS on Monday, December 26, 2016! (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Announces Full Casting for National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, will play in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre for a two-week engagement January 17 - 29. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR - Season Premiere on ABC - Monday, January 2, 2017
by - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR - Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Monday, January 2, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tim Rice, Finger Lakes Bring Excerpts of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY to Honolulu
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival and multiple award-winning film and theatre lyricist Tim Rice are bringing excerpts of Rice's latest musical, 'From Here to Eternity,' to Honolulu to participate in three commemoration events of the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

The Joyce Presents The Joffrey Ballet in Long-Awaited NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), will present the long-awaited NYC return of one of the world's most renowned ballet companies, The Joffrey Ballet, performing the New York premiere of its critically acclaimed production of Krzysztof Pastor's majestic Romeo & Juliet at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater from March 29 - April 2. (more...)

The Seeing Place Announces Modern-Dress, Uncut Production of MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

What do you feel you are owed in this world? What are you willing to do to get it? To complete the season's theme, 'But Who Am I, Really,' The Seeing Place presents one of Shakespeare's greatest stories in a way rarely seen it before: with a deep emphasis on text that's understandable, presented in modern dress to deeply connect the audience to the play's relevance today. (more...)

BWW Review: TREASURE ISLAND, Birmingham Rep, 29 November 2016
by Emma Cann - Dec 4, 2016

Originally commissioned by the National Theatre two years ago, Bryony Lavery's adaptation of Treasure Island swings into the Birmingham Rep for a lengthy Christmas run. This classic tale of adventure, buried treasure and dastardly pirates follows Jim Hawkins on a voyage to find the lost treasure of Captain Flint, with her friends Doctor Livesey and Squire Trelawney. When the unwitting squire hires a crew of undercover pirates, led by Long John Silver, the treasure hunt becomes a fight for survival.  (more...)

Key West Film Festival Awards 'Patron of Arts' Honors to Two Distinguished Supporters: Phil Shawe, Co-CEO of TransPerfect, and Dan O'Sullivan, VP-EMEA of TransPerfect
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

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Phil Vassar Returns to Indian Ranch in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Indian Ranch announced that Phil Vassar will return to Webster, MA on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.  The announcement comes  in conjunction with today's  release of Phil's brand new album, American Soul. (more...)

Delta Heavy Release 'Bar Fight' - Out Now via Ram Records
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Currently in the midst of their colossal +25 date World Tour, having already played the likes of Toronto, Denver, and Nottingham, not to mention taken the hallowed BBC Radio 1 decks for their brilliant debut Essential Mix, the UK based production duo are back with another heater via RAM Records, 'Bar Fight'. (more...)

Dreambeach Announce Phase One Line-Up with Marco Carola, Maya Jane Coles, Andy C, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Ahead of its fifth-anniversary celebrations, Dreambeach Festival have announced the first wave of names for their beachside festival set to take place on 10-15th August 2017. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, December 23, 2016
by - Dec 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, December 23, 2016! (more...)

Works from Nightdrive, Buran Theatre, Sinking Ship and More Set for The Tank's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Tank has announced their 2017 spring season line up. Performances are at The Tank's midtown home (151 West 46th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues) as well as at various venues throughout NYC. (more...)

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