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New 10 Day 5 Senses Eco Festival to Launch in Koh Phangan, Thailand
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

February 2018 will see the launch of 5 Senses Eco Festival, a boutique party in Thailand's tropical Paradise of Koh Phangan. ? (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Expiration Date of Jonas Muller
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 27, 2017

BWW speaks to the creator of The Expiration Date of Jonas Muller (aged 70) ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Broadway's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams announced that tickets for the Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, are now on sale via or by calling 877-250-2929. (more...)

BWW Review: Another Openin' Weekend at Transcendence Theatre, Wine Country Paradise, Sonoma Valley Inn and More!
by Christina Mancuso - Jun 26, 2017

With more than 900 wineries combined, Napa Valley and Sonoma County are truly a wine lover's Paradise.  But more than wine, these regions offer the best of Northern California, including miles of Pacific coastline, towering redwoods, breathtaking views, luxury resorts and spas, world class restaurants, and over 50 state and regional parks, making it the perfect destination for any of your travel needs. (more...)

Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look at THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE at Ars Nova's Ant Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

THE OTHER SIDE OF Paradise premiered at Ars Nova's ANT Fest on Tuesday, June 20th to a sold out audience. Created by Angela Sclafani, directed by Hunter Bird, produced by Gwynne Richmond, with orchestrations and music direction by Dan Garmon. Broadway World has the exclusive first look.  (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25
by Audition Roundup - Jun 25, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 25, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Titus O'Reily Announces INSUFFICIENT INTENT National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Frontier Comedy are thrilled to announce a national tour of popular sport satirist Titus O'Reily's new show Insufficient Intent this August/September. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Monday, June 26, 2017
by - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Monday, June 26, 2017! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 23rd, 2017 - Powerhouse in Poughkeepsie and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 23, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: Vassar & New York Stage and Film kicks off its star-studded 2017 Powerhouse season! (more...)

First Look - Spike TV to Present GONE: THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF OHIO, 7/22
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

GONE: THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF OHIO premiering Saturday, July 22 at 9:00pm ET/PT is the tragic saga of these young women shrouded in a mystery that includes a dark underbelly of a struggling Midwest region plagued by drug and sex trafficking, and a system that seems to have failed to protect these women. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, July 14, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Friday, July 14, 2017! (more...)

Premiere Stages to Present New Jersey Premiere of Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Premiere Stages will present the New Jersey Premiere of Dominique Morisseau's Obie Award-winning play Skeleton Crew at Kean University in Union July 13-30. In this compelling portrait of American workers struggling to hold on against the tide of technology, ambitions, secrets and conflicted loyalties threaten to destroy an automotive plant's status as a sanctuary in a rough city. (more...)

Second Most Downloaded Game of 2016, Color Switch, Joins Skillz Platform
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017


BWW's On This Day - June 22, 2017
by - Jun 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Plays from Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2017 at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome Throughline Artists with SUMMER SHORTS 2017, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 11th season. SUMMER SHORTS 2017 begins on Friday, July 21 and runs through Saturday, September 2. (more...)

Theatre Bench & Bunker Theatre Announce InMotion Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Theatre Bench & Bunker Theatre are pleased to be collaborating to present the InMotion Festival this August. (more...)

Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, July 8, 2017
by - Jun 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, July 8, 2017! (more...)

Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn Star in SNATCHED, Coming to Digital HD, DVD & More
by Movies News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

SNATCHED arrives on Digital HD July 25 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM & DVD August 8. In the film, AMY SCHUMER and GOLDIE HAWN get more action than they bargained for in the mother of all comedies! (more...)

RAC Debuts New Song 'The Beautiful Game' featuring St. Lucia
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Grammy award winning artist RAC (pronounced Ar-Ay-Cee)—known as André Allen Anjos—releases a new song, “The Beautiful Game,” featuring vocals from St. Lucia. (more...)

ABC Releases Statement Regarding BACHELOR IN PARADISE Sexual Misconduct Allegations
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

After shutting down production in Mexico on BACHELOR IN Paradise' fourth season, Warner Bros. has determined today that there has been no misconduct of any kind by the show and its producers. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces further casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Goes on Sale Tomorrow in the Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and the producers of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE have announced tickets will go on sale to the public tomorrow, June 20, 2017 at 10AM CT.  (more...)

BWW Review: RICHARD II at Kentucky Shakespeare
by Keith Waits - Jun 19, 2017

This Royal Throne of KingsNeill Robertson is having a very good year. After a triumphant turn in Hedwig and the Angry Inch just one month ago, he here presents us with a Richard II that is nothing less than a lesson for us all. (more...)

London Writers' Week to Benefit the Victims of Grenfell Tower
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

London Writers' Week has announced this year's London Writers' Week will be a benefit for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. (more...)

In a FringeNYC-less Summer, New Corkscrew Theater Festival Features 5 Premieres & 5 Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

???????Tickets are now on sale to the inaugural Corkscrew Theater Festival, running August 7 - September 3 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). Presented by The Brewing Dept. and Fortress Productions, this new summer theater festival provides early-career artists a high level of production support and features five world premieres and five readings performed in repertory over four weeks. Special attention has been given to theater makers who are developing work through innovative and unusual collaborative models. A majority of the participating artists identify as female. (more...)

Award-Winning Kids' Musician Joanie Leeds Makes Washington Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Award-winning kids' musician Joanie Leeds will bring a little bit of Brooklyn to the Seattle area when she makes her Washington debut with two free, fun-filled, all-ages Brooklyn Baby! shows. (more...)

Stars from NYC, LA and Nashville Set for Dan Fogelberg's New Musical PART OF THE PLAN at TPAC; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

K-Squared Entertainment and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) are thrilled to announce the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of PART OF THE PLAN, a new, original musical written by Kate Atkinson & Karen Harris and scored with the music and lyrics of celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg.  (more...)

Liliane Montevecchi and Karen Akers to Star in WE'LL TAKE A GLASS TOGETHER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Tony Award winner Liliane Montevecchi headlines an all-star cast in in The Ziegfeld Society's We'll Take a Glass Together: The Songs of Wright & Forrest from MGM to Grand Hotel, the final event of The Ziegfeld Society's 2016-2017 season. The musical revue will be presented for one performance only, on Saturday, June 24th at 3:30 pm at Lang Concert Hall (69th Street between Park and Lexington). (more...)

elbow Premiere New Video for 'All Disco'; North American Tour Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Manchester's elbow today release a film to accompany 'All Disco', taken from their UK Number One album 'Little Fictions' (more...)

Dreambeach Festival Adds Tiesto to Complete 5th Anniversary Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Spain's biggest electronic music festival Dreambeach has now revealed the final names for its fifth anniversary edition on August 10-15th. On the agenda for this bumper weekend are the world's hottest and hallmark electronic music headliners, each spread across four jam-packed days on the Almerian coastline. (more...)

Photo Flash: LCT3 Presents Third Rail Projects' GHOST LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Third Rail Projects, the groundbreaking company behind Then She Fell and The Grand Paradise, brings their unique blend of immersive performance to LCT3 and invites audiences into the unseen corners of the Claire Tow Theater to explore the world on the other side of the proscenium. (more...)

THE RUBY SLIPPERS Opens Its Doors In the West End In Two Weeks!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

It enjoyed standing ovations and rave reviews during its sell-out premiere run in the North West last year. And now The Ruby Slippers is on its way to London for a date at one of the hottest theatres in the West End.  (more...)

MAMMA MIA! UK Tour Comes to Marlowe Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The first UK tour of the musical Mamma Mia! comes to Canterbury next month (July). (more...)

BWW Interview: Stars Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington Talk BAT OUT OF HELL
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2017

Relative newcomers Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington were thrilled to land the lead roles in Jim Steinman's musical Bat Out of Hell. Several decades in the making, the show is now playing at the London Coliseum. (more...)

Debra Stephenson Joins Diana Vickers in SON OF A PREACHER MAN at the New Alexandra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man today announced that Bad Girls and Coronation Street star Debra Stephenson will create the role of Alison in this heart-warming new musical, joining Diana Vickers in the 2017 tour. (more...)

Irish Rep to Continue New Works Reading Series with CEASEFIRE SOLDIERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 11th season of the New Works Reading Series with a staged reading of Jimmy Murphy's play CEASEFIRE SOLDIERS. Directed by Irish Rep Literary Manager Kara Manning, the reading will take place on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 3:00pm at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2017 lineup, featuring The Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars, Alicia Olatuja, Karrin Allyson, Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Nestor Torres, Melissa Errico, Mark Winkler, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Mark Jenkyns' 4.1 with a James Dexter Remix Out on Rebellion 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Mark Jenkyns returns to the Crosstown Rebels family with his latest release on their sister label Rebellion. Complete with a remix from label newcomer James Dexter, 4.1 is an array of tribal beats, exploratory percussion and mesmerising vocals. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, July 7, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 15, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Friday, July 7, 2017! (more...)

Moonlight Stage Productions Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

For its 38th Summer Season in 2018, Moonlight Stage Productions will produce four shows that are new to its stage at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! It's the Last Chance for KC to See ABBA's Smash-Hit Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

After 15 unforgettable years of entertaining audiences across North America, the national tour of MAMMA MIA! says farewell to the road next month. Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' smash-hit musical MAMMA MIA! returns to Starlight Theatre for one weekend only - Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces ASL Performance Date for MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Mamma Mia!, now on stage at the Ogunquit Playhouse, will be offered to the deaf community with American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters during the Tuesday, June 27, 8PM regularly scheduled performance. This hilarious musical comedy is receiving rave reviews from audiences and critics alike for its spectacular dance numbers, colorful costumes and touching story. Assistive Listening Devices are always available at the Ogunquit Playhouse so patrons in need can enjoy each show. (more...)

FOOTLOOSE Opens This Summer at Surflight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Surflight Theatre under the leadership of  Producing Artistic Director Steve Steiner and under the new ownership of Al Parinello (Producer The People in the Picture, The Fantasticks) will be reopening officially after a 2 year closure and bankruptcy liquidation on June 23rd with the musical sensation Footloose based on the 1980's blockbuster movie of the same name. With mega hits like Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise , Let's Hear it for the Boy and of course the title track Footloose, the musical is sure to thrill the Long Beach Island audiences with its unforgettable score, vibrant dancing and  poignant story of youth, rebellion and family.  (more...)

The Agency Theater Collective to Present Word Premiere of NAUTILINA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The Agency Theater Collective is pleased to announce its summer  production the world premiere of Nautilina, written by Brian Foster and co-directed by Sommer Austin and Anna Lucero, June 16 - July 16, at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. (more...)

Join Norman Reedus & More Aboard 3rd Annual Walker Stalker Cruise
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead, along with Norman Reedus (Daryl), Lauren Cohan (Maggie), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan), Alanna Masterson (Tara), special effects guru, director, producer, and writer, Greg Nicotero and more will soon be joined by 2,600 undead devotees for the 3rd annual Walker Stalker Cruise. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE KITE RUNNER's Return to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

After winning rave reviews at Wyndham's Theatre, receiving standing ovations at every show and captivating an audience of 60,000 theatregoers earlier this year, The Kite Runner has returned to the West End in a strictly limited 8-week season at the Playhouse Theatre. David Ahmad now plays the show's narrator, Amir. New to the West End cast are Ravi Aujla, Umar Pasha Jay Sajjid and Karl Seth. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Cayman Islands Partners with Chef'd to Introduce First-Ever Destination-Inspired Meal Kit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017


by Jaime Zahl - Jun 14, 2017

The 70's and 80's inspired jukebox musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, tells the story of three drag queens who travel across the Australian desert on a journey to reach Alice Springs on the titular bus. (more...)

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