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HAMLET to Transfer to Harold Pinter Theatre Following Sold-Out Run at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Olivier Award-winning director, Robert Icke's (Mary Stuart, The Red Barn, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia, Mr Burns and 1984), ground-breaking and electrifying production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring BAFTA award-winner Andrew Scott (Moriarty in BBC's Sherlock, Denial, Spectre, Design For Living and Cock) in the title role, will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre, following a critically acclaimed and sell out run at the Almeida Theatre. (more...)

FROM THE BODONI COUNTY SONGBOOK ANTHOLOGY: A MUSICAL REVIEW (OF SORTS) Continues Its Journey with a Stage Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

SandRico Productions will present a musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of "From the Bodoni County Songbook Anthology:  A Musical Review (of sorts)" with original text and lyrics by Frank Gagliano and music by the late Claibe Richardson.  This free reading, featuring a cast of seven and directed by Melissa Martin, will be held on Monday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Stage (off the WALL productions), 25 West Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. (more...)

Brighton Royal Pavilion Hosts Pop Up Live Arts and Entertainment District
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

???????This spring, Brighton is set for a surprise as an entertainment Paradise pops up in the leafy greenery of the Royal Pavilion Garden. Shiny Town is the newest addition to the cornucopia of entertainment destinations that are offered by Brighton Fringe throughout May but it is a little bit different from the others.  (more...)

Nickelodeon Wins 1Q 17 with All Kids' Demos, Marks Yearly Growth and Captures All Top Ten Shows for Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Exudes Rhythm and Sparkle at the Pantages
by Don Grigware - Mar 27, 2017

Parisian charm is precious, incomparable. Even though the action of An American in Paris takes place in 1945 after World War II had taken its toll, it is still lively, colorful and full of breathtaking romantic excitement. Fans of the 1951 film with Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron will not be disappointed because the choreography of the live musical by director Christopher Wheeldon is magnetic as are the leading players Garen Scribner as Jerry Mulligan and Sara Esty as Lise Dassin, both ballet dancers. If you love great dancing, that is reason enough to see An American in Paris currently at the Hollywood Pantages through April 9. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 27th, 2017 - John Leguizamo, Kenny Leon and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 27, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Both CHURCH & STATE and John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS open Off-Broadway tonight, and SDC Foundation's Mr. Abbott Award ceremony honors Kenny Leon! (more...)

Dream Wave Duo Lunar Twin Release New 'Night Tides' EP via Moon Sounds Records
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

After much excitement following the release of their single 'Waves', Lunar Twin are releasing their new 'Night Tides' EP through iconic Texas-based dreampop-shoegaze label Moon Sounds Records. (more...)

Creative Loafing's Multi-Faceted Performing Arts Fest Returns to Tampa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Creative Loafing's fourth annual Gasp!, presented by Tampa International Airport, is a performing arts event like no other - a kaleidoscopic circus of theater, dance, music, spoken word, visual art, soundscapes, cabaret and more at the Tampa Museum of Art this Friday, March 31st, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets available at GaspTampa.com. (more...)

Canadian Stage presents HIERONYMOUS BOSCH: THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Canadian Stage proudly presents the Toronto premiere of Hieronymus Bosch: The Garden of Earthly Delights, the latest creation by world-renowned Canadian choreographer Marie Chouinard. A choreography in three acts inspired by Hieronymus Bosch's infamous medieval triptych The Garden of Earthly Delights, Compagnie Marie Chouinard's Hieronymus Bosch: The Garden of Earthly Delights is on stage at the Bluma Appel Theatre from April 19-23 for five performances only. (more...)

The American Pops Orchestra Totally Celebrates the 80's in YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND on 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party on Friday, April 7 at 8:00 PM atThe George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). Put on your dancing shoes and travel back in time to the era of neon, teased hair, and shoulder pads as the American Pops interpret the popular music of the 1980's. This "rad" original program combines DJ mixing, live orchestra, dancers, and hot vocalists to bring back favorite music of the 1980's in a whole new way. 80's inspired attire is encouraged. Our talented performers lead the party and will get you into the groove like it's 1989. Tickets to the show are on sale now at www.TheAmericanPops.org. (more...)

DETROIT '67 Premieres in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

'DETROIT 67'... A PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE AT THE STAGECRAFTERS THEATER Detroit '67 , an award-winning drama by Dominique Morisseau ,opening on Friday, April 7 2017 at The Stagecrafters playhouse tells the story of Lank and Chelle, two African-American siblings who are struggling to make ends meet by running an after-hours 'night spot' in the basement of their family home. (more...)

2017 Shelley Award will Honor 10 Pioneers of Advocacy to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Arizona Commission on the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Ten Pioneers of Advocacy from across the state will be honored with Shelley Awards for their dedicated work on behalf of arts and culture during the formative years of arts advocacy in Arizona that helped create the vibrant arts and culture environment we enjoy today, and in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Arizona Commission on the Arts. (more...)

Jean Marie Ivey Shares 'Cassie's Dream'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Jean Marie Ivey, an author who is no stranger to the publishing world with co-author and illustration credentials from the books 'Maine Paradise' and 'Facts and Fancy: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island,' has completed her first novel 'Cassie's Dream': an enthralling voyage through time and location as explored through the dreams and visions of the main character, Cassandra Wright. (more...)

Timeline Theatre Announces Cast, Composer & More of PARADISE BLUE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the final production of its 20th Anniversary 2016-17 season-the Midwest premiere of Paradise BLUE by Dominique Morisseau, directed by TimeLine Company Member Ron OJ Parson and featuring original music composed by Orbert Davis, the co-founder, conductor and Artistic Director of Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, May 4 - July 23, 2017 (previews April 26 - May 3) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. Press Night is Wednesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

McKay, Samonsky, Reinders, and More Sing Out SONGS OF PROTEST at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Broadway and popular music stars come together for a special performance of protest songs and political satire, Songs of Protest, on Wednesday, March 29th at 9:30 PM at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the National Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MIND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

With their critically acclaimed production of Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate running at the Trafalgar Studios, Defibrillator Artistic Director James Hillier today announces the full casting for their production of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind. (more...)

THE CARDINAL Finds Full Company at Southwark Payhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Natalie Simpson (Royal Shakespeare Company's recent productions of King Lear, Hamlet and Cymbeline) joins an eleven-strong cast to play Duchess Rosaura alongside the previously announced Stephen Boxer in THE CARDINAL at Southwark Playhouse. James Shirley's tragic masterpiece, directed by Justin Audibert, plays from 26 April - 27 May with a press performance on 28 April. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Poster Art Revealed for Ridley Scott's ALIEN: COVENANT
by Movies News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The path to Paradise begins in hell.  20th Century Fox has released a new poster for ALIEN: COVENANT, hitting theaters May 19, 2017. (more...)

Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Finds Full Company for La Jolla Playhouse Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announced today the complete casting and public on-sale date for its world-premiere musical Escape to Margaritaville, featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, April 14, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 23, 2017

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

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, April 7, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 23, 2017

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

Escape to the Tropical World of ORCHID DAZE at Atlanta Botanical Garden
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Step into a warm, fragrant tropical oasis of flowers now through April 9 during Orchid Daze, the Atlanta Botanical Garden's annual orchid extravaganza. (more...)

HGTV Announces Programming Lineup Including Nine New Series & 28 Returning Shows
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Top-performing cable network HGTV, which roared past nearly every competitor in 2016 to deliver its highest-rated, most-watched year ever and scored its 10th consecutive year as the #1 cable net among upscale women—is amplifying its 2017 programming lineup (more...)


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Smash Hit THE KITE RUNNER to Fly Again in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

After 93 standing ovations and wowing 60,000 people at Wyndhams Theatre, "The Kite Runner" will transfer to the Playhouse Theatre for a strictly limited 8-week season. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Everyman Theatre presents the Baltimore/DC Premiere of Los Otros, a timely new reworking of the musical from Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics). Los Otros opens tonight, March 22, for a run through April 23, 2017. Watch highlights from the show in the trailer below! (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Dominion Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Mar 21, 2017

It's 1945, and Paris is shakily emerging from Nazi occupation - celebrating, yes, with soldiers returning and families reuniting, but also confronting collaborators in their midst and post-war deprivation. Amidst this turmoil, two future lovers meet: an encounter of seismic power. (more...)

Ashley Judd Spies for EPIX in Season Two of BERLIN STATION
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Premium network EPIX® announced today that Ashley Judd has joined the cast of its acclaimed spy drama BERLIN STATION as a series regular for season two. (more...)


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Logan Sandler's LIVE CARGO Opens In New York and LA 3/31
by Movies News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Based on writer-director Logan Sandler's own experience growing up in and around the Bahamas, Live Cargo is a powerful meditation on love, loss and healing in a post-colonial world. (more...)

NASCAR America Launches New Series MY HOME TRACK: 50 States in 50 Shows
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

NASCAR America, NBCSN's daily motorsports show, is launching a new series My Home Track: 50 States in 50 Shows to highlight and celebrate local race tracks and racing associations in all 50 states across the country. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, March 31, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Friday, March 31, 2017! (more...)

New Video: Jenny and The Mexicats 'La Diabla' Premiered on Rolling Stone
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

It has been two years since the release of OME, Jenny and the Mexicats second album (their self titled debut came out in 2012, earning them a Los Guilles award in the Best World Music or Musical Hybrid category). (more...)

Cast, Creatives Ready to Roast in BARBECUE at the Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has announced its cast and creative team for Barbecue by Robert O'Hara, directed by Summer L. Williams and running April 7 - May 7, 2017. (more...)

E! Premieres Season Two of Hit Series FAMOUSLY SINGLE, 7/9; Cast Revealed
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The second season of FAMOUSLY SINGLE premieres Sunday, July 9th at 10 PM ET/PT on E! (more...)

MadLab Announces Theatre Roulette 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

In its eighteenth year, Central Ohio's longest running shorts festival presents 3 very distinct nights of new works rotating over 3 weekends culminating in the final day when all 3 nights of programming are performed. (more...)

First Ambassadors Announced for Record Store Day 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Record Store Day in Australia has announced their first ambassadors for 2017. In alphabetical order by last name, AMRA is very pleased to welcome the following roster of Australian music identities. (more...)

BWW Review: L.A. Ballet Gloriously Celebrates BALANCHINE: MASTER OF THE DANCE
by Shari Barrett - Mar 19, 2017

Balanchine choreographed 425 works over the course of 60-plus years, and his works are considered masterpieces and performed by ballet companies all over the world. So you can image how thrilled I was to find out Los Angeles Ballet was going to present BALANCHINE: MASTER OF THE DANCE as their final selection of their 2016/2017 season. In it, three of his most outstanding ballet choreographies are presented: Divertimento No. 15 featuring music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Prodigal Son with music by Sergei Prokofiev; and Who Cares? with music by George Gershwin, adapted and orchestrated by Hershy Kay. (more...)

Downstairs Cabaret Announces Return Engagement of A TWIST OF LEMMON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre is pleased to announce a Limited 2-Week-Only Return Engagement of: A TWIST OF LEMMON, April 6 - April 15, 2017. A Twist of Lemmon chronicles the lifelong journey of Chris Lemmon and his world-famous father, actor Jack Lemmon (more...)

Full Casting Announced for FOOTLOOSE UK Tour and Limited West End Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Full casting is announced today for Footloose: The Musical, which returns next month following a smash-hit 2016 tour. Opening at New Wimbledon Theatre on Friday 21 April, the tour will include a strictly limited West End season at The Peacock, playing for three weeks from Tuesday 12 September 2017.  (more...)

SON OF A PREACHER MAN comes to Edinburgh's Festival Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Mar 17, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man, a heart-warming new musical featuring the soulful music of Dusty Springfield, with a book by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, embarks on a national tour starting at Bromley's Churchill Theatre from Monday 4 September 2017, with dates at King's Theatre Edinburgh, 17-21 October. (more...)

Clean Bandit Announce Details of New Single 'Symphony' ft. Zara Larsson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Genre-defying, Grammy award-winning trio Clean Bandit have announced details of their new single “Symphony” featuring Zara Larsson. The track is available now (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Lippa Helps Dramatist Guild Fund Bring Broadway to Paradise at the Halekulani
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Halekulani, Oahu's most acclaimed luxury hotel just steps away from Waikiki Beach, recently announced its partnership with New York's renowned Dramatists Guild Fund. This partnership encompasses a series of musical performances at the hotel's fabled Lewers Lounge and commenced with two special performances by Andrew Lippa, acclaimed award-winning Broadway composer, performer, and president of the Dramatists' Guild, on March 10 and 11. Scroll down for photos of Lippa onstage! (more...)

Tonye Patano to Star in Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau. The Globe is the first regional theatre in the country to mount the play, which was presented here as a reading in the 2014 Powers New Voices Festival before an acclaimed Off Broadway run. San Diego director Delicia Turner Sonnenberg makes her Globe debut to helm the award-winning drama, which is presented in association with San Diego's MOXIE Theatre, where Turner Sonnenberg is Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Ruskin Group Theatre to Present World Premiere of Justin Yoffe's THE GUN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Kicking off the 2017 Season at Ruskin Group Theatre, Dave Florek directs the World Premiere of Justin Yoffe's THE GUN. (more...)

OF MICE AND MEN to Open This Month at Holmdel Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Holmdel Theatre Company has announced its upcoming run of John Steinbeck's heartbreaking American classic, Of Mice and Men, opening March 24 and concluding April 8 at the Duncan Smith Theater. (more...)

Creative Loafing's Performing Arts Festival Returns to the Tampa Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Creative Loafing's fourth annual Gasp!, presented by Tampa International Airport, is a performing arts event like no other - a kaleidoscopic circus of theater, dance, music, spoken word, visual art, soundscapes, cabaret and more at the Tampa Museum of Art on Friday, March 31st, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (more...)

Recording Breaking Broker Matthew Maschler Raises Funds for Realtors' Political Action Committee
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

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Theatre Horizon Concludes 12th Season with World Premiere of James Ijames' WHITE, 4/27- 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Theatre Horizon's 12th season concludes with a World Premiere by a Philadelphia favorite. The theatre is presenting the World Premiere of James Ijames' smart and hilarious WHITE. Winner of the 2015 Terrence McNally New Play Award, WHITE runs April 27-May 21. Opening Night is Wednesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20-$35. Theatre Horizon is located at 401 DeKalb Street. Tickets and more information are available online at www.theatrehorizon.org or by phone at 610-283-2230. (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre presents THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problem runs March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

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