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BWW Review: MISSISSIPPI GODDAMN at Pyramid Theatre Company
by Nolan Boggess - Jul 28, 2017

In times of great distress, fear can make people do terrible things. It can push wives to turn on husbands, mothers to turn on children, and neighbors to turn on neighbors. This idea surrounds Mississippi Goddamn, a new play by Jonathan Norton that received its first official staging at Pyramid Theatre Company last night. Norton's new play is a force to be reckoned with, as he looks into the fear and actions of one family living next to Civil Rights Activist Medgar Evers while investigating what acts of betrayal lie under one household. Although Mississippi Goddamn could benefit from slightly tightening technical and delivery aspects, Norton's story and sincere performances from the entire cast drive the idea of fear and betrayal home to create a wonderfully tense and exciting performance. (more...)

Mayweather v Mcgregor Set To Make Sporting History at Crown Perth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The lights and glamour of the Las Vegas strip are synonymous with big-time boxing…and it doesn't get much bigger than Mayweather v McGregor.  (more...)

Paradise Theatre Presents Musical Comedy CURTAINS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

It's the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959. Boston's Colonial Theatre is host to the opening night performance of a new musical. (more...)

Tron Theatre 35th Anniversary Celebrations Continue In New Autumn/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Celebrations continue in Tron Theatre Company's 35th year and after a brilliant spring-summer season, they're delighted to announce their programme for the autumn. (more...)

New Paradise Laboratories Returns to Philadelphia Fringe Festival with HELLO BLACKOUT!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

New Paradise Laboratories return to the Philadelphia Fringe Festival September 5-17 with a fresh and compelling take on the idea of a creation myth.  (more...)

Ron Pope Releases Single 'The Last,' New album Work Out 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Today, Ron Pope shares “The Last” exclusively on Spotify; listen/share the track HERE via Soundcloud and download HERE. The track is taken from the Nashville-based independent artist's forthcoming album Work, due August 18 on his own Brooklyn Basement Records. (more...)

Guthrie Cast to Return for NATIVE GARDENS at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Good fences make good neighbors...right? Neighborly rivalry escalates into an all-out border dispute in Karen Zacarias' newest hot-button comedy Native Gardens, which makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Full Casts Announced for RULES FOR LIVING and THE WEIR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

The full casts are today announced for English Touring Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Rose Theatre Kingston's production of Sam Holcroft's Rules for Living and English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester's production of Conor McPherson's The Weir, twenty years after its world premiere at the Royal Court. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017


Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, August 18, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Friday, August 18, 2017! (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Ellen McDougall's Inaugural Production As Artistic Director THE UNKNOWN ISLAND at Gate Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Ellen McDougall today announced the full cast for The Unknown Island, her inaugural production of Artistic Director of Gate Theatre.  She directs Jon Foster, Hannah Ringham, Thalissa Teixera and Zubin Varla in the adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago's short story which opens on 18 September, with previews from 11 September, running until 7 October.  (more...)

Weezer Release Video for Hit Single "Feels Like Summer"
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Weezer have released a new video for their hit single, “Feels Like Summer,” today.  Inspired by Guns N' Roses iconic “Paradise City” video, the band filmed this video in late June 2017 at Goldenvoice's new Arroyo Seco Weekend festival in Pasadena, CA. (more...)

Founders Metropolitan Community Church to Host Staged Reading of BITS OF PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

'The work of the Crusaders, although obscure and unknown, was a means by which young people in confinement were able to prove that no physical boundaries could stop them from transcending beyond the barbed wire.'--Yuri Kochiyama (aka Mary Nakahara) (more...)

Fathom Five Productions presents a Staging of AVALON at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

???????Fathom Five Productions is presenting a staging of a new orginal play entitled Avalon at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe beginning August 5th and starring Sean Cronin as King Arthur and Michele Martin as actress Natalie Wood. The play imagines that Wood, who drowned near Catalina Island in 1981, finds herself on the doorstep of Arthur who stories tell us was taken to the island after a battle to recover from his wounds and await a return to the throne. (more...)

Upcoming Theater Auditions in the Nashville Area 7/27/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 27, 2017

Looking for a challenging role or to embark upon a new onstage adventure? Here is the latest audition information to come to the BroadwayWorld Nashville newsdesk. (more...)

Abraham Lincoln and More to Take the Stage in Shattered Globe Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Shattered Globe Theatre has announced its 2017-18 Season, featuring three Chicago premiere productions! (more...)

Disney & Hal Leonard Team on New Musical Exploration Storybooks for Kids
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Two pillars of the publishing world -- Disney and Hal Leonard have pooled their talent resources to craft an irresistible series of picture books with additional online content that help young children develop musical skills and knowledge through creative play. (more...)

The BPM Festival: Portugal Announces Phase 2 Artist Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

More than doubling its artist lineup, The BPM Festival: Portugal presents its phase 2 artist lineup for its European festival debut this September 14-17 in Portimão and Lagoa, Portugal. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, August 12, 2017
by - Jul 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, August 12, 2017! (more...)

Japan Society Sets NOH-NOW Series as Part of 110th Anniversary Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

In celebration of Japan Society's 110th anniversary, the Society's Performing Arts Program presents the NOH-NOW Series featuring four extraordinary events in dance and theater: Luca Veggetti's Left-Right-Left, Hiroshi Sugimoto's Rikyu-Enoura, SITI Company's Hanjo and Satoshi Miyagi's Mugen Noh Othello; and the North American Premiere of Moto Osada's opera, Four Nights of Dream, which launches the Fall 2017 Season in September. These events bring together celebrated artists from the U.S. and Japan, delivering world class cultural offerings while continuing Japan Society's mission to deepen mutual understanding between the two nations into the Society's twelfth decade. (more...)

BWW Sydney Interview: Michael Ball And Alfie Boe Ahead of Their Australian TOGETHER Concert Tour
by Jade Kops - Jul 25, 2017

BWW Sydney was thrilled to have the opportunity of interviewing two Musical Theatre legends, Michael Ball OBE and Alfie Boe, currently in Sydney promoting their upcoming TOGETHER tour. (more...)

elrow Bollywood Coming to NYC's Electric Zoo Over Labor Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

elrow, the legendary party series produced by Spain's Arnau family since the 1800's, is one of the most beloved dance music institutions in all of Europe. This Labor Day Weekend on Sunday, September 3, elrow's Bollywood spectacular dance party returns to NYC's longest running and largest electronic music festival--Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro--marking its only North American event this year. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Buffett Spills His Musical Guilty Pleasures and Talks ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett was in Chicago recently where his upcoming musical, Escape to Margaritaville, is set to open at Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a limited engagement this November.  (more...)

'NOW That's What I Call Old Skool!' Hits Shelves 8/4; Full Track List!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Hitting shelves across the UK on the 4th of August, NOW have once again come up with the goods with their new release, NOW That's What I Call Old Skool. (more...)

3-D Balloon Theatre Experiment STAGING WITTGENSTEIN to Play Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Following packed houses at a series of performances in New York's SoHo and Lower East Side, 3D Artist/Theatre Maker Blair Simmons brings her balloon-filled theatrical linguistic exploration Staging Wittgenstein to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival - the single biggest cultural celebration on Earth. (more...)

Chris Harrison Returns as Host for 97th MISS AMERICA COMPETITION
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC announced today that TV personality and fan favorite Chris Harrison (ABC's “The Bachelor” franchise and “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”) will return as host of the 97th MISS AMERICA COMPETITION. (more...)

Chris Noth to Receive Inaugural Canopy Award at 2017 North Fork TV Festival
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The North Fork TV Festival announced today that two-time Golden Globe nominee and SAG Award nominated actor Chris Noth has been named the recipient of the inaugural Canopy Award for this year's festival. Noth will accept the award on Friday, September 8 at the Greenport Theatre in Greenport, NY. (more...)

Cold Specks Announces New LP; W Magazine Debuts Title Track
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Today, Ladan Hussein, known on stage as Cold Specks, announced her highly anticipated new album Fool's Paradise, set to release on September 22 via Arts & Crafts. The announce via W Magazine includes the premiere of album's sultry title track “Fool's Paradise.” (more...)

Vanilla Ice, Coolio & More Set to Sail on Ship-Hop Cruise
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

'Ship-Hop, Starring I Love the 90s Tour', will set sail January 11-15, 2018, from Miami to Key West & Cozumel, and feature the biggest grouping of all-star throwbacks during the inaugural cruise. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23
by Audition Roundup - Jul 23, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 23, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Tickets On Sale for Sydney's MAMMA MIA Thursday 27th July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

SOS! Get in quick as tickets go on sale this week for the Sydney season of the global musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! The general public can purchase tickets from Thursday 27th July at (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, August 11, 2017
by - Jul 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, August 11, 2017! (more...)

Rainbow Colours Spread Love And Pride City Wide in Liverpool Including World Famous Liver Birds
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Liverpool has turned all the colours of the rainbow - and with the help of Liverpool Pride's headline sponsor Barclays, even the city's world-famous Liver Birds have become birds of paradise on their posts high above the River Mersey to celebrate the return of Liverpool Pride Festival 2017. (more...)

Revolution Saints Announce Highly Anticipated Second Album 'Light In The Dark'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

After the 2015 release of the self-titled debut album by REVOLUTION SAINTS--Deen Castronovo (ex-Journey, Bad English), Doug Aldrich (The Dead Daisies, ex-Whitesnake, DIO), Jack Blades (Night Ranger, Damn Yankees)—rock fans around the world rejoiced at the inspired musical offering. (more...)

Two-Person Thriller AFTER THE END to Play Paradise Factory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

After The End, a two person thriller written by Dennis Kelly will open at the Paradise Factory Theatre on Friday, August 11th, 2017. Performances will take place August 11th, 12th, & 13th at 8pm, August 12th & 13th at 2pm, and finally, August 14th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Supernatural Southern Gothic Play FALSE STARS Premieres at Corkscrew Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of False Stars by Nora Sorena Casey, directed by Jenny Reed and with movement direction by Samantha Sheppard. Running August 18-27, False Stars is a Southern Gothic tale merging the real and the supernatural in its exploration of death and scientific legacy. Performed by Felipe Bonilla, Marissa Carpio, Jules Forsberg-Lary, Jonathan Iglesias, and Ashton Muñiz, False Stars continues the inaugural season of Corkscrew Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that provides early-career artists with a high level of production support. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Show Me The Money
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to Paula Varjack about bringing Show Me The Money to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Upcoming Nashville Theater Auditions (7/20/17)
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 20, 2017

Looking for a challenging role or to embark upon a new onstage adventure? Here is the latest audition information to come to the BroadwayWorld Nashville newsdesk. (more...)

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival to Present THE HOTEL PLAYS from Providence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival (September 21-24) will present a new staging of scenes from Tennessee Williams and William Shakespeare by the Spectrum Theatre Ensemble (STE) of Providence, Rhode Island, in association with Trinity Repertory Company. (more...)

No Booking Fee For FOOTLOOSE At Peacock Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Footloose is back and better than ever before. Everybody cut loose as the explosive 1980s rock 'n' roll sensation bursts onto the stage in a remastered show for 2017, starring Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan, which comes to London's Peacock Theatre this September. Book tickets here from £25! (more...)

Lifetime Premieres Groundbreaking New Series DATE NIGHT LIVE, 7/27
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

An evening of can't-look-away dating action unfolds in real-time on Lifetime's groundbreaking new series, DATE NIGHT LIVE, premiering Thursday, July 27 at 10pm ET/PT. From Big Fish Entertainment, producers of A&E hit docuseries Live PD, the eight-episode series follows couples from New York City, Atlanta, Dallas and San Diego, as they embark on dates - LIVE! (more...)

New Dystopian Comedy KEYS to Premiere at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

KEYS is a fresh, absurdist, and darkly comic new play making its New York premiere August 9 at the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival. (more...)

Polyphia to Release 'The Most Hated EP' 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Blending technical, weaving instrumentations with hip-hop, jazz and R&B influenced grooves, Polyphia has created a massively impressive sound that is all their own. (more...)

My Morning Jacket Announce Lineup for One Big Holiday 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Cloud 9 Adventures and The Bowery Presents have announced the lineup and event details of the fourth edition of One Big Holiday, My Morning Jacket's all-inclusive concert vacation, as the event moves to the beautiful Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. (more...)

Corkscrew Theater Festival to Continue with Unconventional Werewolf Story ALL OF MY BLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of All of My Blood by Robert Zander Norman, directed by Taylor Haven Holt. Running August 11-20, All of My Blood is a comic, contemporary take on a werewolf story, focusing on the challenges a woman faces in communicating with her boyfriend and his friends after deciding she has been 'turned.' (more...)

Just Announced at City Center: Homo Veritas Dance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Homo Veritas Dance Theatre, a company committed to creating works immersed in the spirit of storytelling, hosts its inaugural full-evening performance at New York City Center Studios on August 5 and 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Under the artistic and executive direction of company founder and New York native Matthew S. Berenbaum, nine versatile dancers will present sixteen new works, fusing together the styles and disciplines of ballet, jazz, modern and contemporary dance. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, August 6, 2017
by - Jul 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, August 6, 2017! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Bin Laden: The One Man Show
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 17, 2017

BWW speaks to Knaive Theatre about bringing Bin Laden: The One Man Show back to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16
by Audition Roundup - Jul 16, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 16, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

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