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Fads come and go, and aesthetic poetry is all the rage in town these days, especially among the maidens who have all become groupies of the self-styled poet Reginald Bunthorne - to the dismay of their macho military boyfriends. All but Patience, the virtuous village milkmaid who claims to have never loved anyone. She doesn't care for poetry much either, and, as it turns out, neither does Bunthorne! And while Bunthorne is infatuated with Patience, she falls for her childhood crush Archibald Grosvenor, another famous aesthete who attracts women even faster than Bunthorne. The rigid military men attempt to win back their ladies by comically attempting to be willowy poets, but, when exasperated Bunthorne challenges Grosvenor to give up the current aesthetic craze, he does so willingly - and everything backfires. Being common becomes the new celebrity, and all the ladies choose their old sweethearts, including Patience - proving after all, that every generation has its own temporary insanity!

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BWW Review: PATIENCE & SARAH Shines Light on Women in Love in 19th-Century New England
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 28, 2016

Patience & SARAH—at least in the production of this chamber opera seen this past week at the Players Theatre in Greenwich Village, as part of the New York Opera Fest and 18 years after its premiere at Lincoln Center Festival—is a beautiful but somewhat lopsided affair. While it tells of the love shared by the women of the title, despite the objections and confusion of their families—Patience is educated, wealthy and a painter, Sarah's a poor, illiterate farmer--it seems really to be the story of Sarah. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists Announce 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

The Neo-Futurists announce their inaugural line-up for The Neo-Futurist Kitchen (a micro-festival on art and performance) with their 2016-17 Season, which includes three world premieres, multiple in-process initiatives and a 24-hour party. Can't Stop//Won't Stop: A 24-Hour Fundraiser with The Neo-Futurists launches the 28th season with local bands and pop-up performances, all benefitting the company's 2016-17 season and programs. The 28th season includes three full-length Prime Time productions: Saturn Returns created by Tif Harrison; The? Unicorn? Hour? created by Leah Urzendowski and Anthony Courser and The Food Show created by Dan Kerr-Hobert and Caitlin Stainken. The company continues its Neo-Lab residency, presenting Kirsten Riiber's Tangles and Plaques. In addition to beginning the 28th year of Chicago's longest running show, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, The Neo-Futurists expand their recurring storytelling performances with The Arrow, created by Kurt Chiang and Lily Mooney and explore a new Neo-structure through Nick Hart's The Infinite Whale. All season events are held at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (at Foster) in Andersonville, unless otherwise noted. (more...)

BWW Review: A.D. Players' LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Is the Theatrical Equivalent to Curling Up With a Good Book
by Natalie de la Garza - Jun 24, 2016

LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL is quite the curiosity -- a musical that isn't particularly enhanced or defined by its music. But though the music may be mostly forgettable, the voices in the A.D. Players' production are not. Neither are the performances. It is the cast that ultimately elevates this admittedly simplistic but feel-good show to one of the must-sees of the summer. (more...)

Roger Stark and Irwin Morse Pen RECLAIMING YOUR ADDICTED BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Lyon Book & Social Media Promotions is pleased to announce Author, Roger Stark and Co-author, Irwin Morse are now featured on the popular book site Lyon Book & Social Media Promotions - joining the ranks of many fine authors we represent and promote. As featured recovery writers, we are honored to showcase their books here on Lyon Book Promotions. Also, at Lyon Promotions, book fans can browse and search all our authors and their new releases, read book reviews, and learn more about new authors from our 'Author Spotlights.' Stark of Washington State and Morse of Texas are currently promoting 'Reclaiming Your Addicted Brain.' An exceptional recovery 'how to guide' for friends and family who are baffled by the behaviors, antics, and thinking of the addicted one. Their Patience, tolerance, and love are depleted quickly. Eventually, their empathy and compassion exhausted, they say the inevitable, 'He will just have to hit bottom,' as they shake their heads and walk away. The new book 'Reclaiming Your Addicted Brain' maps the return journey from addict land for the addict. Teaching the 'how' of leaving thinking errors behind. Written around the recovery story of one man from alcohol and sex addiction, clinical notes, and comments appear throughout the story helping the reader to understand this baffling disease. Addicts are able to see what they themselves do when hearing others' testimony. Reading George's (the book's addicted character) story and misadventures creates 'aha' moments of understanding that can open the eyes of addicts and the doors to recovery. Hearing other addicts stories can be a powerful tool in one's recovery and make an addict feel less alone and more willing to receive help. Like many popular authors, Stark and Morse are making use of the exceptional promoting services for writers to market their books. Launched in May 2013, Author, Catherine Townsend-Lyon of Lyon Book Promotions has rapidly become a leading source to help new authors learn how to promote and market their books. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of PATIENCE & SARAH at the Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

After a sold-out run at the 1998 Lincoln Center Festival, the opera Patience & SARAH opens Thursday, June 23rd at the Players Theatre (115 MacDougal Street) as a staged concert performance for two nights only - Thursday, June 23rd and Friday, June 24th at 7PM. BroadwayWorld has a peek at the lead actresses below! (more...)

CHARIOTS OF FIRE to Take the Stage as Part of BYU Arts Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

In March 2017, the true-to-the-faith stories of British runners Liddell and Harold Abrahams will be rekindled in a live stage production of Chariots of Fire as part of the BYU Arts theatre season. (more...)

Waiting For Henry to Release Sophomore Album 'Town Called Patience' 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

“Town Called Patience is really our own confusing self-help guide,” says Dave Slomin, songwriter and singer for Waiting For Henry. (more...)

White Author Pens Book about Race called 'I See Color'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

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Ismael Cala to present his new books this Saturday in Mexico City
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

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Writers Theatre Extends Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces a one-week extension to Company, featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. The production is directed by William Brown. Company features original orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, Orchestral Reductions by Ian Weinberger, music direction by Tom Vendafreddo and choreography by Brock Clawson. The show, originally slated to run through July 31, 2016, will add an additional week, through August 7, in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rebel Wilson Opening in GUYS AND DOLLS
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2016

Rebel Wilson has made her London stage debut in GUYS AND DOLLS at the Phoenix Theatre, where she appears as Miss Adelaide for a strictly limited run until August 21. The cast also features Simon Lipkin, Oliver Tompsett, Gavin Spokes and Siubhan Harrison. (more...)

Sherry Reed Announces THE LIFE OF ROCKY & FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Sherry Reed, a first time author, has completed her new book 'The Life of Rocky & Friends': a gripping and potent story of the lives that were saved after hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/26/2016 - 7/3/2016
by BWW - Jul 3, 2016

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BWW Review: STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Theatre Raleigh
by Taryn Oesch - Jul 29, 2016

What better way to spend a hot summer night than seeing "Steel Magnolias" at Theatre Raleigh's Hot Summer Nights? Theatre Raleigh's summer series is beginning to wind down, but it's definitely not cooling off. July 27 was opening night of its production of "Steel Magnolias," the play by Robert Harling (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Timothy Patrick Finnegan
by Mark C. Lloyd - Jul 23, 2016

BWW Interviews: Actor Timothy Patrick Finnegan (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 23, 2016
by - Jul 23, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Scoop: VICE PRINCIPALS - August Episodes on HBO
by TV Scoop - Jul 20, 2016

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Natasha O'Brien and Stephen Barry to Lead CHILDREN OF EDEN at the Union Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Full casting is announced today for CHILDREN OF EDEN, which returns to London 25 years after its original West End production, playing at the Union Theatre from Wednesday 10 August, with a press night on Friday 12 August 2016. (more...)

Oxygen to Premiere BAD GIRLS CLUB: SOCIAL DISRUPTION, 9/20
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

BGC looks to social media divas for its newest crop of Bad Girls as these insta-famous ladies move into the mansion on BAD GIRLS CLUB: SOCIAL DISRUPTION premiering Tuesday, September 20 at 8PM ET/PT on Oxygen. (more...)

Eventure Interactive, Inc. Launches Its Social Invitation and Sharing Application Targeting Local Gathering
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

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Introducing Altavon Security Group, WHO SAID SECURITY IS OPTIONAL?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2016

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BWW Review: BUYER & CELLAR at Penguin Repertory Theatre
by Peter Danish - Jul 16, 2016

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BWW Review: Derby City Playwrights New Play Festival
by Keith Waits - Jul 16, 2016

Finally, the First Annual Derby City Playwrights New Play Festival ends with a new play by the group's founder. It has been awhile since Brian Walker premiered a new, full-length work in Louisville, and High Tide was worth the wait. (more...)

CHILDREN OF EDEN to Return to London for 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

25 years after its original West End production, CHILDREN OF EDEN will return to London in a new production at the Union Theatre, opening on Friday 12 August with previews from Wednesday 10 August 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GRAPES OF WRATH Skims Steinbeck at Houston Theatre Group
by BWW Staff - Jul 13, 2016

When the Houston Theatre Company chose to present the play in The University of St. Thomas Jones Hall, a small black box venue, they bit off a lot. I admire their grit, but I can't help wondering, if they had it to do over again, would they? (more...)

BWW Blog: Siobhan O'Loughlin - Minnesota Remount 
by Guest Blogger: Siobhan O'Loughlin - Jul 12, 2016

When October came, I returned to one of my favorite places in the US: Minneapolis.  (more...)

THE SMALLEST SPARK is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Thérèse Martin was like so many other teenage girls, until she felt a deeper calling push her towards a life of spiritual sanctity. She lived a relatively spoiled life in nineteenth century France until Thérèse, despite heavy opposition, became a nun at age 15 and dedicated herself to the simplicity of service. After passing away at the age of 24, she was canonized, almost by popular demand, and is now regarded as the greatest saint of modern times. (more...)

Review Roundup: OSLO, Starring Jennifer Ehle and Jefferson Mays, Opens at Lincoln Center Theater
by Review Roundups - Jul 11, 2016

Commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, J.T. Rogers' Oslo officially opens tonight, July 11, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW Review: PRICE CHECK! THE MUSICAL Embraces The Aussie Cultural Cringe Factor
by Barry Lenny - Jul 11, 2016

Price Check! The Musical has taken Sean Weatherly and his coauthor, Cerise de Gelder, ten years to create. (more...)

PIPER, ONCE AND AGAIN is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

A successful equine insurance agent living in 21st century Massachusetts, Piper struggles with relationships, Patience, scents, and living in 19th century France. Follow Piper on a journey through time, unconditional love, unbearable loss, unbelievable discovery, and a question of forgiveness, as she instinctively learns to see, smell, and feel the messages all around her. Only through tragedy does she begin to learn the lesson she needs to help her uncover the truth - the reason she is Piper, once and again. (more...)

BWW Review: POSTVILLE Exposes Cultural Clash in Small Town America
by Amy Bradley - Aug 9, 2016

Currently running at the Trinity Street Baptist Church, Last Act Theatre Company, in partnership with Austin Jewish Repertory Theatre, present POSTVILLE, a project sponsored by Austin Creative Alliance. POSTVILLE is a fictional work, based on actual events in the town of Postville, IA written by playwright, Don Fried. The script was adapted from the original book Postville: A Clash of Cultures in Heartland America, written by Stephen G. Bloom. Although the events in the story are based in reality, the people, places, and things in the play are indeed fictitious. (more...)

The Little Theatre Presents The 22nd Christmas Pantomime, Dec. 16-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

We loved it as a movie, we loved it as a video game...many of us have grown up with it over the last 40 years.... now let's make it a live performance with local Chennai flavour, crazy out of the box characters, music/ dance and a whole lot of stunts that the entire city will want to be a part of! (more...)

Revamped MIKADO Set for NYGASP's 2016-17 Season After Previous Protests; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, announces its new and exciting 2016-17 Season featuring a brand new, fully staged production of The Mikado, two new jewel-box productions of Cox and Box along with Trial by Jury and, rounding out the repertory, the audience favorite Patience. (more...)

Introducing Bloometrix by Bloomerang Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

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NY Film Academy Student Showcase to Open the Market at 73rd Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The New York Film Academy (NYFA) is proud to announce a special student showcase as part of this year's 73rd Venice Film Festival Market. (more...)

Free Event Feat. Black Women Artists, Simone Leigh, for Black Lives Matter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

On Sunday, July 10, over one hundred black women artists gathered at the New Museum to form a collective force underground, known as Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter (BWA for BLM). Simone Leigh, the New Museum's current artist-in-residence, whose exhibition 'The Waiting Room' is on view through September 18, convened this group in response to the continued inhumane institutionalized violence against black lives in the U.S. (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - Luciana's Outlook: The Summer Reflection
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Aug 22, 2016

Alas, the summer of 2016 draws to a close and I pack my bags for back to school in just a few short days. This summer has been one for the books. I learned a lot about myself, theatre, and life. If it wasn't for this production, I probably wouldn't have grasped those lessons as quickly, which is why I appreciate my friends and supporters that just tell it like it is. They know what I need to hear to get the point across. They know how to help me grow and aren't afraid to knock me down a few pegs if I get too high and mighty. (more...)

Declara Selected as Platform for California Educator Collaboration Network
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

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Smithsonian Channel's Digital Series WILD INSIDE THE NATIONAL ZOO Returns Today
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Following a successful first season that garnered over 10 million video views, Smithsonian Channel's original digital series - WILD INSIDE THE NATIONAL ZOO returns on August 20. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

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'The Thinker' Wins Natural Habitat Adventures' 2016 Wildlife Photo Contest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Extreme Patience and a sliver of light through the canopy created The Thinker, an intimate portrayal of a chimpanzee in repose in its jungle habitat. The animal was unaware that a talented amateur was zooming in to create an image that would win one of two top awards in Natural Habitat Adventures' (Nat Hab - www.nathab.com) recently concluded 2016 Wildlife Photo Contest. (more...)

America Opera Projects to Present COMPOSERS & THE VOICE: SIX SCENES, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

This fall, contemporary opera producer AMERICAN OPERA PROJECTS (AOP) will present COMPOSERS & THE VOICE: SIX SCENES 2016, a concert of opera scenes from ten artists emerging in the world of contemporary opera. Audiences will get a first look at six wildly different new works that range from imagining moments in the lives of famous people such as Sigmund Freud and Mabel Dodge Luhan or events taking place in a spaceship, an asylum, and a uterus. The composers Matthew Barnson, Carlos R. Carrillo, Nell Shaw Cohen, Marc LeMay, Cecilia Livingston, and Sky Macklay and librettists Edward Einhorn, Duncan McFarlane, Emily Roller, and Mark Sonnenblick, were chosen by AOP to spend a year creating new works in its bi-annual fellowship program Composers & the Voice (C&V). (more...)

Anthony Rebuck Shares SKIPPY'S FAVOURITE HONEY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Imagine having a dream and having the determination to accomplish the dream no matter the challenges. Skippy the kangaroo does just that in Anthony Rebuck's new children's book, 'Skippy's Favourite Honey.' (more...)

Asurion to Open Orlando Soluto Center, Hiring 350 People by End of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

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Announcing the 2016 San Francisco Olympians Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

This year the festival will debut 22 new plays by 23 local writers, 9 of whom will be contributing written work to the festival for the first time! The plays range from shorts to one-acts to full-lengths, and each one explores a different underworld legend or god from Greek or Egyptian mythology. (more...)

Legendary Everett Quinton Directs Tennessee Williams' IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL For TW Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival (TW Festival) Curator David Kaplan said today that he was 'always proud when ongoing relationships with artists who have been part of our Festival evolve into exciting new productions for us. We're thrilled that three actors are returning this year with a project they've suggested for our theme Beyond Success:  Tennessee Williams and Eugene O'Neill in performance from Sept. 22 - 25.' (more...)

CHILDREN OF EDEN Returns to London Tonight at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

CHILDREN OF EDEN returns to London 25 years after its original West End production, playing at the Union Theatre from tonight 10 August, with a press night on Friday 12 August 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Fans Countdown For Midnight Release of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Script
by Michael Dale - Aug 1, 2016

The text of Jack Thorne's two-part drama topped Amazon's Best-Seller List while pre-ordering. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Steven Brachmann, aka 'Peaches'
by Mark C. Lloyd - Aug 1, 2016

BWW Interviews: Actor Steven Brachmann, aka "Peaches". (more...)

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