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SORROW AND PEARLS Come to Teatro Paraguas
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Teatro Paraguas and Red Mountain Press are proud to present Jeffery Bean and Marc Hudson reading from their book. Jeffery Bean will be reading from Woman Putting on Pearls and Marc Hudson will be reading from East of Sorrow. This reading is a continuation of our work with Red Mountain Press and the New Mexico literary community. (more...)

BWW Review: The Klunch's LAURA BUSH KILLED A GUY
by Roger Catlin - May 8, 2017

Lisa Hodsoll emerges as fully First Lady in The Klunch world premiere 'Laura Bush Killed a Guy.' She's got that soft West Texas accent, the omnipresent smile as shiny as her Pearls, a cream colored ensemble, and poise to burn. (more...)

New Musical by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire Tapped for Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sundance Institute today announced a characteristically diverse and eclectic slate of projects that will be developed at their Theatre Lab, July 14-30 at Sundance Resort in Utah. (more...)

Curtain Up: New Works for the Stage at Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sundance Institute today announced a characteristically diverse and eclectic slate of projects that will be developed at their Theatre Lab, July 14-30 at Sundance Resort in Utah. The Lab is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community, and for nearly four decades has creatively supported projects including Indecent, Appropriate, Fun Home and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. (more...)

Sadie's Pearls Celebrates Three Generations Of Family And The Wisdom Passed From Mother To Daughter
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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BWW Review: SOUVENIR at Granite Theatre
by Barb Burke - May 27, 2017

It takes a true professional-both musical and comedic- to assault some of opera's most beloved arias and make it entertaining. In the Granite Theatre's production of Souvenir, the story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the joke never gets old. (more...)

BWW Interview: Elena Shaddow Takes Flight in Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS!
by Caryn Robbins - May 24, 2017

Broadway veteran Elena Shaddow takes on the title role in Paper Mill Playhouse's production of the Disney-Cameron Mackintosh musical, MARY POPPINS. Today, Ms. Shaddow speaks exclusively with BWW about stepping into the iconic shoes of everyone's favorite nanny! (more...)

WAM Theatre's Fresh Takes Reading Series to Continue with THE DROLL
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The WAM Theatre 2017 Fresh Takes Play reading series continues with The Droll by Meg Miroshnik at 3:30 pm on Sunday, June 4 at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe in West Stockbridge. WAM Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven will direct, and acclaimed local professional actor and theatre educator Jennie M. Jadow is co-producing and will be reading one of the roles. (more...)

Nicki Minaj, Future and Ashley Graham Wore Custom H&M at The Met Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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The Soap Factory and Mizna to Co-Present ALIEN TECHNOLOGY II
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The all-night Twin Cities art festival Northern Spark returns once again with the theme of climate change, this year running all along the Green Line. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for GLORIA at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the UK premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Gloria, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2016, directed by Michael Longhurst. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 13, 2017
by - May 13, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Embassy of Haiti in Washington DC launches new exhibit 'Pearls of Excellence: An Exploration of Haitian Contributions to American Society'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

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Experience Refractor Piano IMMERSION at Vortex Immersion Dome in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Award-winning pianist and composer Peter Manning Robinson will enthrall audiences with two stunning aural and visual art experiences for one-night only, during his Experience Refractor Piano Immersion concerts on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Vortex Immersion Dome, located in the LA Center Studios, near Downtown Los Angeles. Performing live with his invention, The Refractor Piano, Robinson is pioneering a new music form called "refracted music." (more...)

Debbie Ruzicka Will Star in Chicago's Premiere of THE RADIANT, Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Set one hundred years ago in Paris, The Radiant centers on the true, tempestuous, and love-torn life of Madame Marie Sklodowska Curie. Widowed at thirty-nine, with two young children to raise and support, she becomes involved in a scandalous affair with her young married assistant, an affair which rocks Paris and nearly costs her her career - and her life. But, she survives this and the great bias against women scientists throughout Europe then and goes on to discover and isolate radium, earn two Nobel Prizes, and revolutionize the world of science forever, ushering in "The Atomic Age" and the first cure for cancer. (more...)

BWW Interview: EVERYBODY'S Marylouise Burke Dresses to Kill
by Naomi Serviss - Mar 6, 2017

EVERYBODY, based on a 15th century morality play, tackles The Big Subjects -- God, love, time, friendship and death. There are multiple costume changes for Death. (more...)

2017 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing Returns to Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

2017 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing is returning to Pangea with her all new show MargOH! Channing is HUNG on March 10 9:30PM . (more...)

Will Downing to Bring Mother's Day Celebration to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

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Hear That Bugle Call and Get IN THE MOOD at Spencer Theater 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

 IN THE MOOD, a song and dance celebration of the music of the fabulous 1930s & 40s Big Band era. The great melodies, lyrics and jazzy orchestrations of this era virtually moved the nations spirit and became the sentimental soundtrack of the world. It was a time that all Americans were listening and dancing to the same kind of music. With a sensational 13 piece String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra and a fabulous IN THE MOOD Singers and Dancers cast, the great melodies are given full respect at the Spencer Theater Friday, March 10 at 7 p.m. in a two-act production sponsored in-part by Ron & Sandra Carroll. Excellent seats start at just $39. Call the Spencer Box Office at 575.336.4800 or www.spencertheater.com for tickets and information. (more...)

'DISCORD', PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, FEEDING THE DRAGON Among Primary Stages' 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Primary Stages has announced its complete 2017/18 Season, which will kick off in Fall 2017 with THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD, written by Scott Carter ('Real Time with Bill Maher') and directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced). (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Presents Regional Premiere BLOOMSDAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) closes its 31st season with a trip to Ireland in the regional premiere of Bloomsday by award-winning playwright Steven Dietz. Set against the backdrop of James Joyce's groundbreaking modernist novel Ulysses, an American man searches for the Irish woman who first captured his heart 35 years earlier during a Bloomsday walking tour in Dublin. This lyrical, intriguing drama transports audiences into a world of history, humor, and heartache to explore a love affair that might have been. Playing April 4-23, 2017. Directed by Michael Evan Haney. (more...)

Turnaround Artists to Bring the 1940s to The Playhouse with IN THE MOOD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

IN THE MOOD, A 1940s Big Band Music Revue presented by Turnaround Artists will appear at The Playhouse on Rodney Square for two shows on Thursday, April 6 at 2PM & 7:30PM. (more...)

Nasty Drew is Back with Special Guest Latrice Royale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

'Raunchy Romeo of Burlesque' Chris Harder presents the latest installment of his drag and burlesque series at the Laurie Beechman Theater! (more...)

42 Percent of British Businesses Look Overseas Following Brexit Vote,...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

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Gametop Starts 2017 with Two Exclusive Games and a Steam Release
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

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Photo Flash: THE LITTLE MERMAID with a Big Heart at Literally Alive Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

In 1837 Hans Christian Anderson wrote his most beloved tale "The Little Mermaid".  180 years later she is still swimming her way into the hearts of young and old.  On February 26th, Literally Alive Theatre opened their Off-Broadway musical adaptation of this classic tale with books and lyrics by Brenda Bell and music by Michael Sgouros at the Players Theatre located at 115 MacDougal Street (between Bleeker and West 3rd) in Manhattan.  Their adaptation is true to the original story by Hans Christian Andersen, unlike the Disney version, which has a different ending.  "We tell the story in its original form" says Artistic Director Brenda Bell, "We believe that the true ending shows children that every wish has a price and that love comes with many sacrifices." (more...)

VIDEO: Leighton Meester, Blake Griffin & Dominic Monaghan Visit JAMES CORDEN
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James Corden surprised Blake Griffin with the gift of a lifetime: a day-long session with James as his life coach. (more...)

MargOH! Channing to Return to Pangea for Encore of HUNG This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

2014 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing is returning to Pangea with her all new show MargOH! Channing is HUNG on March 10 at 9:30PM. (more...)

2017 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing Returns to Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

2017 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing is returning to Pangea with her all new show MargOH! Channing is HUNG on March 10 9:30PM . (more...)

Composer Peter Manning Robinson Performs In Dual Concerts At Vortex Immersion Dome
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Award-winning pianist and composer Peter Manning Robinson will enthrall audiences with two stunning aural and visual art experiences for one-night only, during his Experience Refractor Piano Immersion concerts on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Vortex Immersion Dome, located in the LA Center Studios, near Downtown Los Angeles. Performing live with his invention, The Refractor Piano, Robinson is pioneering a new music form called "refracted music." (more...)

Develop Model Management Beauty Show Closes Out With Live Style Battle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Victor Victoria wins first ever live Style Battle of Omaha Fashion Week. Four styling teams spent 48 hours completing head-to-toe looks including hair, make-up and clothing for six models. (more...)

Holly Robinson Peete - Brings Real Life Glamour to the AGTA Spectrum Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

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WAM Theatre Girls Ensemble to Present WHAT'S THAT SOUND?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Second Cohort of WAM Theatre's Girls Ensemble program will be presenting a public performance of their original theatre piece, currently titled What's That Sound?, today, February 17 at 7:30 pm in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre at Shakespeare & Company. (more...)

Patti LaBelle Joins National Symphony Orchestra For Valentine's Day Concert, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Pops announces the addition of a special one-night-only appearance by legendary singer Patti LaBelle with the NSO on Valentine's Day, Today, February 14, 2017, led by NSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke.  (more...)

FILTHY GORGEOUS BURLESQUE VALENTINES SPECTACULAR Headed to Highline Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Join Hostess Miss Astrid and a bevy of burlesque beauties, February 14th at the Highline Ballroom for the Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque Valentines Spectacular! (more...)

FILTHY GORGEOUS BURLESQUE VALENTINES SPECTACULAR! Coming to The Highline
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Join Hostess Miss Astrid and a bevy of burlesque beauties, February 14th at the Highline Ballroom for the 7th Annual Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque Valentines Spectacular! (more...)

BWW Review: THE GREAT GATSBY Brings Iconic Characters to Life at the Orlando Shakes!
by Kelli McGurk - Feb 14, 2017

Gatsby? What Gatsby? When you hear this charming protagonist's name, what images flash through your head?  Lavish parties dripping with elegance?  An atmosphere of abandoned care filled to the ceiling with social climbers?  Pearls, fringe, and feathers that drape over the silhouettes of dancing women?  Smoke and mirrors that orchestrate a timeless vortex of pure magic?  'The Great Gatsby' has extended beyond the realm of high school reading curriculum, and has become an iconic entity synonymous with the 1920's.  The 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald has inspired certain adaptations including ballets, television episodes of popular shows, computer games, and most famously the 2013 film adaptation starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, and Tobey Maguire.  The Orlando Shakepeare Theater continues this legacy with their production of the stage adaptation by Simon Levy which opened on February 8th.   (more...)

Genesis Presents Chicago Premiere of THE RADIANT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

???????Set one hundred years ago in Paris, The Radiant centers on the true, tempestuous, and love-torn life of Madame Marie Curie. Widowed at thirty-nine, with two young children to raise and support, she becomes involved in a scandalous affair with her young married assistant, an affair which rocks Paris and nearly costs her her career - and her life. (more...)

Prince's Warner Bros. Records Catalog Returns To All Streaming Services Globally
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Warner Bros. Records (WBR) has officially confirmed that Prince's iconic WBR catalog is now available to stream across all digital services. (more...)

Prince's Warner Bro's Catalog Will Be Available to Stream
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

Warner Bros. Records (WBR) has officially confirmed that Prince's iconic WBR catalog will be available to stream across all digital services by the time the Grammy Awards begin today at 5pm PT. The first hits will start to appear on services at 9am PT. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma, and RULES OF SECONDS in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)

'Twelve Gates' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

NIXA, Mo. - According to author Alan Curtiss Stoltz, the Bible, the sacred book that contains the word of God, is much maligned in today's culture. 'Twelve Gates: Twelve Pearls' (published by Xlibris) is Stoltz way of fulfilling the great commission to write about spreading the actual gospel to the people. (more...)

Reimagined MACBETH, 360-Degree WILD PARTY, World Premieres and More Set for DCPA's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) has announced the 39th season of their Tony-Award winning Theatre Company and the largest season to date for their unconventional line of programming, Off-Center. (more...)

BWW Review: Lyric Theatre's I AM MY OWN WIFE Showcases Matthew Alvin Brown's Multifaceted Skill
by Ronn Burton - Apr 3, 2017

Lyric Theatre continues its 2017 Season with the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning I AM MY OWN WIFE, a one-man show starring familiar Lyric performer Matthew Alvin Brown. Brown portrays over 30 characters, utilizing a myriad of accents and dialects, to tell the engrossing true story of of a 20th Century antique collector, who also happened to be a communist informant, secret gay nightclub owner, and self-proclaimed transvestite. This story is an important one - especially significant with transgender rights being so politicized at the moment; yet in Brown and Baron's capable hands, a veritably entertaining evening at the theatre … not to be missed. (more...)

Shuler Hensley to Give a Close Shave in SWEENEY TODD at Atlanta Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will slay audiences at Atlanta Opera next June, starring Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley in his company debut in the title role. Meredith Arwady will sing the role of Mrs. Lovett. (more...)

Theatre Critic David Cote 'Parts Ways' with Time Out New York
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that David Cote, chief theatre critic for Time Out New York, will part ways with the publication. (more...)

Peter Manning Robinson presents Vortex Dome Concert 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Award-winning pianist and composer Peter Manning Robinson will enthrall audiences with a stunning aural and visual art experience during his Experience Refractor Piano Immersion concert on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Vortex Immersion Dome, located within the Los Angeles Center Studios complex, near Downtown Los Angeles. Performing live with his invention, (more...)

Sundance Institute to Highlight New Work by Syrian Playwrights in Germany
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Six Europe-based Syrian playwrights will create new work in Arabic as part of Sundance Institute's Playwrights Residency in Berlin and Neuklostersee, continuing the Theatre Program's mission-driven tradition of nurturing and amplifying emerging and established playwrights at the cutting edge of their craft, and furthers their support of work from the Middle East and North Africa. (more...)

Authors Release 'ELIXIR: Women's Quest for Wholeness'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Chris Harder Presents SECRET OF THE PROM QUEEN CURSE with Storm Marrero
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

'Raunchy Romeo of Burlesque' Chris Harder presents the latest installment of his drag and burlesque series at the Laurie Beechman Theater! (more...)

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