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HOLD!!!!New POPSICLES for July 4th
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 27, 2016

Check out the newest flavors of Popsicles, just in time for the 4th of July holiday. Or enjoy some of the classics like the 'Popsicle Firecracker.' (more...)

Tim Rice Comes to Finger Lakes for North American Premiere of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Tony, Oscar and Golden Globe award-winning lyricist Tim Rice is in to Auburn, New York, this summer for the North American premiere of his new musical based on the novel by James Jones, 'From Here to Eternity' as part of Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's 2016 season. Rice is best known for writing the lyrics to THE LION KING, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, ALADDIN, EVITA and more. The show premieres June 29 and runs through July 20 at The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's 2016 season. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: American Ballet Theatre's SWAN LAKE
by Wesley Doucette - Jun 27, 2016

BWW Reviews 'Swan Lake' by ABT starring Maria Kochetkova. (more...)

Crane Group Purchases Majority Interest in Pet Paradise
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016


New Jimmy Buffett Musical Titled ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE; Creative Team Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Paradise has a name! (more...)

Gregory Harrell Set to Perform LOVERS AND OTHER KILLERS at Don't Tell Mama on 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2016

Gregory Harrell is bringing his show LOVERS AND OTHER KILLERS to Don't Tell Mama on August 15th at 7pm. The performance will feature songs by Bette Midler, David Yazbek, Dianne Reeves, Nancy Wilson, The Civil Wars, Rupert Holmes, Kander and Ebb, Shirley Bassey, Nat King Cole, Sondheim, Justin Bieber, Cole Porter, and more.  (more...)

Cheeseburger In Paradise Gives Flavor A Flip Flop With New Island Essentials Summer Menu, Available Through September 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Summer has never tasted better thanks to Cheeseburger in Paradise. The tropical bar and grill chain has just launched its Island Essentials menu, offering a delicious array of seasonal dishes, desserts and drinks through September 6. Highlights of the menu, which is available at all locations with the exception of Miramar Beach, FL and Myrtle Beach, SC, include: (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NIX, New Musical Version of HAMLET at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity presents NIX, a new musical adaptation of Hamlet driven by a muscular, vulnerable heroine, putting herself in harm's way for justice. After receiving the PCTF Award for outstanding lyrics, & nominations for Outstanding, Direction, Script & Production in 2015, Katherine Brann Fredricks helms a cast of seven, including Laurel Caruso, Darilyn Castillo*, Carlos Martin*, Toni Martin*, Damian Norfleet*, Jody Reynard*, and Nicholas Sotack*. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse to Stage SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Set against the backdrop of an idyllic island Paradise during World War II, Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to present its summer musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific. (more...)

Hit the Pool This Summer Courtesy of the City of Casper Recreation Division
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

The City of Casper Recreation Division is offering great ways to beat the heat and have fun this summer. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NIX at Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity presents NIX, a new musical adaptation of Hamlet driven by a muscular, vulnerable heroine, putting herself in harm's way for justice.  After receiving the PCTF Award for outstanding lyrics, & nominations for Outstanding, Direction, Script & Production in 2015, Katherine Brann Fredricks helms a cast of seven, including Laurel Caruso, Darilyn Castillo*, Carlos Martin*, Toni Martin*, Damian Norfleet*, Jody Reynard*, and Nicholas Sotack*. Six performances of NIX will be staged at the Paradise Factory, Upstairs Theatre, 64 E. 4th St., NYC from June 21-July 9 as part of The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity.  The Festivity will take place June 13 - July 10 at the Paradise Factory in New York City. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, July 15, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jun 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, July 15, 2016! (more...)

THE SOCIAL AVENGER Set for Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity and    Daydream Theatre Company are proud to present 'The Social Avenger,' written and directed by Lenny Schwartz at the Paradise Factory 64 East 4th street in the upstairs theatre on July 1  2016 at 8:45pm July 2 2016 at 2:45pm and July 3 2016 at 11am. The show is part of the 2016 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Tickets are 18 dollars and can be purchased at or All proceeds from the show will be donated to the point Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research.  (more...)

They Can't Take That Away... AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Sets Broadway Closing; Looks Ahead to U.S. Tour, London
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Just announced, the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris will close on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Since the first performance at Broadway's Palace Theatre on March 13, 2015, An American in Paris will have played 719 regular performances and 29 previews. (more...)

BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE to Open in July at Hudson Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

The ruins of an abandoned WWII Nazi compound in Pacific Palisades, known today as the 'Murphy Ranch,' are the inspiration for a new play. The Athena Cats presents the world premiere of Blueprint for Paradise by Laurel M. Wetzork, opening July 30 at the Hudson Theatres in Hollywood. Laura Steinroeder directs a cast that includes Alex Best, Regi Davis, Ann Hu, David Jahn, Shawn Law, Peter McGlynn and Meredith Thomas. (more...)

Meat Loaf to Release New Album 'Braver Than We Are' In Collaboration With Jim Steinman 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Grammy Award-winning musician and acclaimed film, TV and stage actor Meat Loaf, is readying the release of his highly anticipated new album, 'Braver Than We Are' for 429 Records. (more...)

Freeform Announces 'Bachelor' Spin-Off Series BEN AND LAUREN: HAPPILY EVER AFTER
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Continuing to grow its original programming slate, Freeform has greenlit a “Bachelor” spin-off series titled BEN AND LAUREN: HAPPILY EVER AFTER starring the series' most recent happily engaged couple, former Bachelor Ben Higgins and fiancée Lauren Bushnell (more...)

Summer Stages: No Rest for the Opera Crowd in the Northeast This Summer
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 21, 2016

Although the solstice doesn't officially appear for another week or so, the summer opera clock is already ticking. There's a plethora of performances going on all over New York City, in addition to interesting, entertaining and fascinating productions that are just a hop, skip and jump away. Among them: Lincoln Center's Lincoln Center Festival and Mostly Mozart and On Site Opera's West Village venue, to the more bucolic realms of Bard SummerScape in Dutchess County (NY) for Mascagni and Caramoor in Katonah (NY) for Rossini and Beethoven. (more...)

Ducdame Ensemble to Bring TWELFTH NIGHT and MERCHANT OF VENICE to Santa Fe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Ducdame Ensemble, the New York-based theatre company, will bring Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT and THE MERCHANT OF VENICE to Santa Fe in their first repertory season with the International Shakespeare Center. The productions will run August 22 through September 3, 2016. Ducdame Ensemble's initial collaboration with the ISC, DAMES OF THRONES: THE WOMEN OF SHAKESPEARE'S HISTORIES, played a sold-out run at Santa Fe's Adobe Rose Theatre this past February. (more...)

Scoop: GREATEST HITS on ABC - Thursday, July 7, 2016
by - Jun 20, 2016

Get all the scoop on GREATEST HITS, airing on ABC on Thursday, July 7, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Step1 Theatre Project's WHO AM I, Coming to Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Step1 Theatre Project presents WHO AM I by Rodney Reyes, directed by Janelle Zapata, performing at The Paradise Factory, 64 East 4th Street, NYC, Thursday, June 23rd at 9:15pm, Saturday, June 25th at 4:15pm, Wednesday, June 29th at 7:45pm, and Friday, July 8th at 5:35pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

NJPAC to Welcome STYX This September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Styx. From over four decades of chart hits, joyous singalongs and hard-driving deep cuts: 'Renegade,' 'Come Sail Away,' 'Blue Collar Man,' 'Too Much Time on My Hands' and many more! (more...)

Jennifer Damiano, Victoria Clark, Mandy Gonzalez, Tony Sheldon & More Will Take Part in NYMF 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, announced today the initial slate of artists participating in NYMF 2016, taking place from July 11 through August 7 in Midtown Manhattan. (more...)

Belgrade Theatre Sets Full Autumn 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Coventry's Belgrade Theatre has today announced full details of the shows to feature in its Autumn 2016 Season which include a brand new production of original British rock 'n' roll musical, Roll Over Beethoven from the director of Three Minute Heroes, the UK premiere of Ostrich Boys in B2, based on the award-winning novel by Keith Gray and the return of Birmingham comedy-legend Jasper Carrott and award-winning impressionist Alistair McGowan to the Midlands from Tues 14 - Thurs 16 Mar 2017. (more...)

by Marina Kennedy - Jun 20, 2016

Enjoy many meal options at Camelback Resort and Camelbeach Waterpark located in Tannersville, Pennsylvania. They are ideal day trip or vacation destinations located only 90 minutes from Manhattan in the scenic Pocono Mountains. (more...)

Core Creative Productions Premieres DRONES at Planet Connections Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2016

Core Creative Productions (CCP) -- the company that produced Chokehold, the Outstanding Overall Production of a New Play at the 2015 Planet Connections Festivity - returns to the festival this year with Drones, a new play written and directed by Anthony P. Pennino. This production is the world premiere of the play. Adapted from an incident in The Iliad, the play imagines an alternative reality where the war between Greece and Troy never ended; the modern technology of warfare (satellites, air strikes, unmanned drones, engineered pathogens) blends into the mythic landscape of Homer's poem. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for MAMMA MIA! at John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2016

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAMMA MIA!  Performances begin on Thursday, July 21 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, September 11, 2016. (more...)

Update: THE DAY SHALL DECLARE IT Extended Through 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2016

After the sold-out and award-winning success of The Day Shall Declare It in 2015, Wilderness returns to the Los Angeles Arts District to remount its immersive, site-specific theatre experience, opening Tuesday, May 10, 2016 and running through Sunday, June 19, 2016. [UPDATE: The show has been extended thru July 31st by popular demand!] The internationally acclaimed physical theatre piece weaves together dynamic movement with a collage of American labor literature from Tennessee Williams and Studs Terkel, exploring the concept of work in America: what it does for us - and what it does to us.  (more...)

by Barry Lenny - Jun 17, 2016

For burlesque fans, this will surely go down in their diaries as the event of a lifetime. (more...)

Attention Students! Passionate About Music, Movies or TV? Write for Us!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 17, 2016 is currently seeking talented student writers from all regions of the country to contribute to our Music, TV and Movie spinoff sites. (more...)

BWW Review: Everybody Cut FOOTLOOSE at the Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 17, 2016

Marc Robin and Samantha Hewes-Cramer bring the movie to life on the Fulton stage. Kevin Bacon may not be dancing through a warehouse, but there's still a lot going on, dancing and otherwise, in Bomont. (more...)

The Theater Project to Host Staged Reading of WORLD'S END, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

When Michael John McGoldrick joined The Theater Project's playwrights workshop in 2012, he was working as a high school English teacher; three years later he was accepted to the graduate theater program at Arizona State University. Home in New Jersey this summer, he will discuss his transition and his newest play when The Theater Project stages WORLD'S END as a script in hand performance, 7:30 Tuesday evening, June 21, at the Burgdorff Cultural Center, 10 Durand Road, Maplewood, NJ. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer, Key Art for TONY ROBBINS: I AM NOT YOUR GURU
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

The trailer and key art for the Joe Berlinger directed film: TONY ROBBINS: I AM NOT YOUR GURU was released this morning. (more...)

?The Drilling Company's AS YOU LIKE IT to be Remounted at Bryan Park in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

The Drilling Company's critically-praised Steampunk adaptation of 'As You Like It,' which debuted in Shakespeare in the Parking Lot last summer, is to be remounted July 21 to 23 for Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare with its original cast mostly intact and expanded music by Natalie Smith and Andrew Gombas. The production offers delightful lessons of love, starting off in a stately English Victorian world and moving into a Steampunk Paradise when the scene shifts from a conventional Duchy to the mythical Forest of Arden. Hamilton Clancy directs. (more...)

New York City Opera to Perform FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

For people the world over, New York City represents the epicenter of arts and culture. With its renowned theatres and concert halls, attending a performance in the city often comes with a level of reverence and expectation. Countless artistic innovations, movements, even entire genres can trace their roots back to the city that never sleeps. Next week, New York City audiences can add to this the experience a cutting-edge opera production that was conceptualized and created in the globally creative city of Nashville, Tennessee. (more...)

Michelle Dawson, Sean Hayden & More to Star in MAMMA MIA! at John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAMMA MIA!  Performances begin on Thursday, July 21 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, September 11, 2016. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, July 8, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jun 16, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, July 8, 2016! (more...)

Planet Connections Film Festival to be Held This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

From a village in India untouched by the footprint of technology, to four would-be private detectives on the streets of New York, to the political situation in St. Petersburg, Russia, Planet Connections Film Festival offers a globe-spanning journey all without ever leaving your seat.   This year's Film Festival will consist of three separate series, all held on Saturday June 18th. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for INSIDE THE BOX at Planet Connections Festivity Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

?INSIDE THE BOX by Cecilia Copeland is set for its first public presentation in the Planet Connections Festivity, with proceeds to benefit Planned Parenthood. (more...)

Rosario Dawson Joins Original EPIX Documentary Series AMERICA DIVIDED
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Premium TV network EPIX announced today that actress Rosario Dawson ("Daredevil," Sin City, Rent) has joined the limited Original Documentary Series AMERICA DIVIDED as a celebrity correspondent. (more...)

30 New Shows at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

?30 new shows form a new season of entertainment at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre featuring Sir Roger Moore, Lesley Garrett, Brendan Cole, the return of The Fizzogs, Meera Syal's new production of ANITA & ME, David Walliams' acclaimed GANGSTA GRANNY and the West End celebration of Michael Jackson - THRILLER LIVE. (more...)

LA Zoo's Family Jam Evening to Feature Disney's PETE'S DRAGON Photo Op & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

FAMILY JAM AT THE L.A. ZOO, an after-hours opportunity for families to let their sense of adventure run wild, is set for Saturday, July 9, 2016, 6 to 9 pm, at the Zoo, with the theme 'Dinos, Dragons & Dancing.' Spotlighting Disney's upcoming theatrical release Pete's Dragon, the event includes a one-of-a-kind opportunity to follow clues in search of gifts, a family photo-op, and the chance to see the Zoo's very own resident Komodo and bearded dragons. Live music, karaoke, a DJ Dance Party, crafts and games are part of the fun, along with a Paint Party providing the opportunity to commemorate the Family Jam experience with a canvas to take home. There are also up-close encounters with some of the Zoo's smaller residents, keeper talks and viewing of some popular animal exhibits. Headlining the entertainment is Close Encounters, a live karaoke band, and dinner or snacks are available for purchase from popular food trucks. Visitors start the evening with 'oohs and ahhs' as they come face-to-face with the life-size, lifelike prehistoric creatures of Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo. They'll leave the event, which is sponsored by 99 Cents Only Stores, Disney's Pete's Dragon, and Solar Optimum, with souvenirs (available while supplies last), smiles and memories to last a lifetime. (more...)

THE GRAND PARADISE's 200th Performance Set for This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

On Thursday, June 16th Third Rail Projects will celebrate the 200th performance of their critically acclaimed production of THE GRAND Paradise, a fully immersive, multi-sensory experience in which visitors travel to a tropical Paradise. Performances take place at The Grand Paradise, a venue in Bushwick, Brooklyn custom-built for the production, where it opened on January 30th and became one of Off-Broadway's biggest hits of the season.  A post-performance celebration will follow the 200th performance on June 16th. The general public is invited to stop by Bushwick's newest Tiki Bar sensation The Shipwreck Lounge at The Grand Paradise (383 Troutman Street), beginning at 9:30pm. Grab a tasty tropical beverage and hang out with cast and company members all evening as they celebrate this milestone. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Master Films Productions presents Miracle Underground, a film by Dino Di Durante, produced by Bill Badalato and Boris Acosta. (more...)

FIDLAR Collaborates with The Flaming Lips on New Music Video for 'Punks'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

LA quartet FIDLAR shared a new music video for 'Punks'. Created in collaboration with fellow DIY-minded band The Flaming Lips, the dystopian clip follows a working class protagonist's ill-fated journey to outer space to join an elite group of super chromosome money making power plants. Watch the music video for 'Punks' (more...)

FIGRAISING Fundraiser for UCT Drama's Fourth-year Theatre-making Studio Production, FIGS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

The fourth-year theatre-making studio of the University of Cape Town's Drama Department will stage FIGRAISING, a fundraising evening dedicated to helping them take their production, FIGS, to the Grahamstown National Arts Festival in July.  (more...)

LES Shakespeare Company's ANTIGONE Begins This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

LES Shakespeare Company veers to Greek tragedy this year with a production of ANTIGONE by Sophocles adapted and directed by Melody Erfani and presented by Planet Connections Festivity at Paradise Factory Theatre opening June 30with subsequent performances on July 6, 8, 9 and 10. Nick Neagle is choreographer and original music is by the band Lady and the Lion. The cast is Adriana Bohmier, Patrick Falcon, Chantelle Goulevitch, Kevin Mackenzie Mejia, Mike Maloney, Emily Shankman, Jae Woo, Yokko and Zackery Betty. (more...)

Paradise Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Paradise Theatre announces seven family-friendly and diverse shows for its 2016-2017 Season to be presented in their NEW Downtown venue as they continue their capital campaign "Act Local" to save LIVE theatre in Gig Harbor by creating a permanent home for the performing arts and arts education in Gig Harbor.  (more...)

The National Arts Festival's Think!Fest to Offer Fascinating Food for Thought
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

With South Africa facing complex, challenging and invigorating times, this year's Think!Fest, the annual series of panel discussions and debates held as part of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, promises to grapple with some of the burning issues on the country's agenda. (more...)

BWW Review: THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF THE BIG LEBOWSKI - An Incredibly Sung, High Energy, Hysterical Cabaret Event
by Gil Kaan - Jun 13, 2016

A ridiculously talented troupe of singer/comedians totally revel and entertain in THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF THE BIG LEBOWSKI. Staged, not only on the mainstage, but in various nooks and on available bar stools of the Rockwell; director Tye Blue smoothly whips his energy-infectious cast through the non-stop, laugh-a-minute spoof, covering unrelated popular songs that cleverly advance the loose plot.   (more...)

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