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Jewish Repertory Theatre (New York, NY)
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MargOH! Channing to Host 'UNCORKED' Birthday Celebration at Pangea, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

2014 MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing is celebrating her birthday one martini at a time in UNCORKED! :The Birthday Edition at Pangea May 19 7:30PM This show is a boozy romp . This is the deconstruction of drag, through the life and times of the often demented, occasionally glamorous and always drunken Diva, MargOH! Channing, as she (with MAN-ee Champagne's hazy but unfaltering support) tackles topics such as rape, incest, politics and the one thing we all have in common: dysfunction! Comedic monologues, original music and sloshy standards, this brassy, boozy chanteuse and her glitter-dipped Gayiance will pop your cork with love, laughter booze and song  (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present HEDDA GABLER This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque to Pay Tribute to THE GOLDEN GIRLS, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Harry Pitz, father of Cherry Pitz, suggested to his friend Stanley Zbornak that he look up his daughter when in NYC. Little did Harry know Cherry was in dire need of a co-producer for the June show. Always quick to come up with a scheme to see some fast cash and lovely flesh, Stan messed the whole thing up and called in his ex-wife and her friends to save the day. But can even Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia help Cherry Pitz make the show happen? (more...)

Bibliomotion Launches 'Million Dollar Maverick'
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Bibliomotion is thrilled to annouce the release of MILLION DOLLAR MAVERICK: Forge Your Own Path to Think Differently, Act Decisively, and Succeed Quickly by Alan Weiss, PhD (May 24, 2016). (more...)

David Harris Pens BE SURE TO PICK UP THE PEARLS
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

In 'Be Sure to Pick Up the Pearls: Reflections on Life' (published by Balboa Press), author David Harris strings together 50 observations and reflections that encapsulate the wisdom that Harris has garnered over a period of more than eight decades of the author's life. (more...)

IN THE MOOD National Tour Kicks Off in Melbourne, Sept. 8
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Following their 2011 and 2013 sold out Australian tours, the brassy, all-singing-all-dancing-all-American celebration of Swing Jazz returns to our shores on a massive coast to coast run throughout September and into October. (more...)

BWW Interview: Amazing Musician CORKY HALE Tells Us About I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU Opening Tonight at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre
by Don Grigware - May 13, 2016

The great musician Corky Hale needs no introduction. She and her husband composer Mike Stoller have worked with everyone in the music business including Sinatra and Steisand. She is currently producing a revue entitled I Only Have Eyes For You about the music of Al Dubin. It will open at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre Friday May 13. In our chat Hale talks about the show, Dubin and about her incomparable show business life. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Present World Premiere Translation of HEDDA GABLER
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. Working from a freshly translated script by Anne-Charlotte Harvey that removes stilted language while staying true to Ibsen's voice, the actors have put their personal touches on their characters to create a piece that speaks to contemporary audiences. Lovers of classic theatre will not want to miss this gripping world premiere translation. (more...)

City Theatre Company Sets 2016 Momentum: New Plays at Different Stages Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

City Theatre has announced a power-packed lineup for the theatre's annual Momentum: New Plays at Different Stages Festival. (more...)

The Dramatists Guild Responds To Charles Isherwood's Claim That Sung-Through Musicals Have No Book
by Michael Dale - May 10, 2016

Doug Wright, James Lapine, Marsha Norman, Alan Menken and more explain what goes into the book of a musical. (more...)

Thrillpeddlers to Present 'THE UNTAMED STAGE' This Spring at The Hypnodrome
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Thrillpeddlers presents THE UNTAMED STAGE:, Weimar Berlin Kabarett, A New Musical by Scrumbly Koldewyn, running April 14 - May 28, 2016 (Thurs., Fri. & Sat. - 8:00 pm). Opening Night is set for Thurs., April 21, 2016 - 8:00 pm. (more...)

Carrick Hill Celebrates 30 Years with a Pearl of Program for 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2016

?Carrick Hill Springfield celebrates its 30th year of public opening this Wednesday 9 March when His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le AO opens The Year of the Pearl program and the first exhibition for 2016 entitled Passion and Taste; a celebration of collecting. (The Governor's ceremony will take place at 2.30pm Wednesday 9 March). (more...)

Thrillpeddlers to Offer CREEPSHOW CAMP This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Thrillpeddlers is proud to announce Creepshow Camps, Summer 2016. Running June 13 - August 12, 2016 (in 2-week Sessions) at The Hypnodrome in San Francisco. Young devotees of Horror, Sci-Fi and Suspense have a summer camp to call their own! (more...)

Kenyon Phillips' Residency at The Box, Directed by Cady Huffman, Begins Next Friday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Performance artist, musician and newly proclaimed king of New York, Kenyon Phillips, is announcing his residency and run of his episodic rock opera "The Life and Death of Kenyon Phillips: Songs of Desperation, Betrayal, Addiction, and Redemption." (more...)

BWW Cabaret Conversation: 2016 MAC Award Winner MEG FLATHER Is Always Looking For the Lessons In An Unconventional Career
by Remy Block - Mar 30, 2016

In her latest intimate and in-depth conversation with a New York cabaret star, BWW reviewer/writer Remy Block learns more about veteran singer/performer Meg Flather, who has just won a 2016 MAC Award for Best Original Song and is currently performing a critically acclaimed show PORTRAITS at Don't Tell Mama. (more...)

Get Swept Away By Spring: Washington, DC Blooms With Excitement
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Washington, DC is synonymous with spring and Destination DC, the official tourism and marketing office for the nation's capital, is prepped to help locals and visitors enjoy the season. Destination DC's social channels are packed with trip-planning inspiration. Its website, washington.org, has information, calendars and itineraries, and relaunches in May with expanded neighborhood features and more user-generated content. The season of renewal also welcomes new hotels and restaurants. (more...)

Mitchell Charles to Release Young Adult Fantasy Adventure Audiobook
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Mitchell Charles announced today that his young adult fantasy adventure novel, The Kingdom of Oceana, will be released as an audiobook in May 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Coachella Valley Repertory's I AM MY OWN WIFE is Another Must-See
by Audrey Liebross - Mar 18, 2016

Coachella Valley Repertory (CVRep), in Rancho Mirage, and its artistic director Ron Celona, have scored another coup with I AM MY OWN WIFE, the slightly fictionalized story of German gay rights activist and antique collector Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. Actor Vince Gatton brings her to life, along with more than thirty other characters, in a brilliant one-person show that I consider a must-see. (more...)

The Friday 5: Nashville Rep's CHICAGO
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 18, 2016

Nashville Repertory Theatre's unveils its production of the Kander and Ebb classic Chicago this weekend, as Music City is transformed into the Windy City - well, the Andrew Johnson Theatre at TPAC will be, at least - for a three week run of the show that asks the musical question "What price fame?" (more...)

City Theatre Sets First Three Productions of 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has announced three plays of the six-show 2016-17 season. The South Side company's 42nd season includes a trio of exciting Pittsburgh premieres: Hand to God by Robert Askins, Feeding the Dragon written and performed by Sharon Washington, and The Royale by Marco Ramirez. 'I am really excited about next season at City Theatre where we have culled the hottest new plays for our Pittsburgh audience. Where else can you find a vivid new voice, a theatrical history lesson, and a rollicking and irreverent Broadway hit all at one theatre? Stay tuned for the next installment of three more new plays-coming soon!' (more...)

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble Presents A PIECE OF MY HEART, Opening May 6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2016

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble (CDE) concludes its 15th season dedicated to the woman's voice, and its ongoing mission of "performance with a purpose," with Shirley Lauro's A Piece of My Heart, directed by CDE fellow Victoria Alvarez-Chacon, and described by the Association of Vietnam Veterans of America as "the most enduring play on Vietnam in the nation."  A Piece of My Heart follows tells the true experiences of six women working in Vietnam during wartime. The powerful accounts of these women - five nurses and one country western singer - take place before, during and after Vietnam, and each story concludes with a personal token left at the memorial wall in Washington.  (more...)

Leanne Borghesi Will Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko in August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

The sumptuously talented Leanne Borghesi returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with her all-new comedic show, BDSM (Beautiful Dirty Sexy Me) for two performances only - Friday, August 5 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, August 6 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Angara Launches Stunning New Pearl Jewelry Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

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AMTP at Northwestern's 2016-17 Season to Feature Trio of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

The American Music Theatre Project At Northwestern University presents its 2016-2017 season, featuring new musicals from award-winning writers Adam Gwon, Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham, and Michael Mahler. (more...)

BWW Review: Pearls of Talent Abound In THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Herbert Paine - Jun 13, 2016

SPECTACULAR is the key word for Valley Youth Theatre's current production of DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID, directed by Bobb Cooper and featuring enough Pearls of talent to fill an oyster bed or two. Karol Cooper's lavish costumes, Dori Brown's sets, Mike Eddy's lighting, Mark Fearey's orchestra all add up to an exhilarating hit for the family. (more...)

Immersive SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE: THE BLOODY BEGINNING to Return to Weylin
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Transporting audiences to an era of mobsters, moonshine, and murder, one of the city's most unique, interactive, and surreal theatre experiences returns at Weylin, the newly restored Williamsburg Savings Bank landmark building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (more...)

Caesars Palace Hosts 50th Anniversary Cocktail Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The 50th anniversary celebration is officially underway at the world-renowned Caesars Palace. (more...)

ChamberMusicNY Announces Launch of its 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

ChamberMusicNY, a non-profit presenter of live chamber music, is pleased to announce their 2016-17 season, consisting of eclectic and extraordinary artists, New York premieres, and thrilling, experimental performances. (more...)

EB Medicine Introduces Points & Pearls Monthly Digest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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Business Capital Secures Total $30MM Financing for China Pearl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

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Smithsonian Channel to Go BEHIND THE LOST EMPIRES, Beginning 8/8
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Smithsonian Channel has gained access to some remarkable discoveries, and will reveal new insights in a major new programming block: BEHIND THE LOST EMPIRES. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Mermalade
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 13, 2016

BWW speaks to Laura Stevens about her Edinburgh Fringe 2016 children's show Mermalade. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Bring The Q Brothers' OTHELLO: THE REMIX Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

John Leguizamo is proud to present The Q Brothers' Othello: The Remix, written, directed and composed by GQ and JQ, which will make its New York debut at the Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd), beginning previews on Tuesday, October 25th and officially opening on Thursday, November 17th. (more...)

WAM Theatre to Hold August Theatre Workshop for Girls at IS183
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Following the success of their inaugural collaboration during the 2016 April vacation week, WAM Theatre is once again teaming up with IS183 Art School to offer an August Theatre Workshop for girls ages 8-12, August 22-26. The workshop will again be led by WAM Theatre Teaching Artist Barby Cardillo. WAM has modeled this program on the successful theatre arts workshop for girls at Girls Inc., now in its third year. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jimmy Bain and More in TREASURE ISLAND in the Finger Lakes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival will produce the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens tonight, August 24, and runs through September 10 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of the Festival's 2016 season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Intersection Theatre to Stage Story of Unlikely Murderers in 'PEARLS & POISON'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Intersection Theatre presents Pearls & Poison, or The Appropriate Amount of Rouge, a spell-binding story of unlikely murderers. Conceived by producer and director Yolanda Ferrato, the work is inspired by the violence of children's rhymes and the macabre works of artists such as Edward Gorey and Hillaire Belloc. Pearls & Poison premiers at Hub 14 for a limited Toronto engagement from September 16th to September 18th. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016 - BWW Review: A CUP OF TEA WITH LADY C, Gilded Balloon Teviot, 10 August
by Adam Robinson - Aug 12, 2016

The Australian outback did not know what it was in for when Lady Colin Campbell entered last year. And neither did the vast majority of I'm A Celebrity viewers. Almost instantly she became the favourite with killer one liners and strong opinions. It is this reignited fame which has brought A Cup of Tea With Lady C to this year's Edinburgh Fringe. (more...)

Multi-Instrumentalist Blair Bryant Shines on Debut CD GOLD, Out Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

'Lift Off,' the lead track and latest single to Blair Bryant's first full length album and debut for Innervision Records titled Gold, is a dynamic start to a joyously melodic and grooving journey by an artist whose vibe and multitude of talents as a composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist has earned acclaim and heavy predictions of success by rock, blues, R&B and contemporary jazz greats like Keb' Mo, Jimmy Jam, Nick Colionne and new label mate Blake Aaron. (more...)

BWW Blog: Meggie Cansler - #WellLivedDays
by Guest Blogger: Meggie Cansler - Aug 11, 2016

At Transcendence Theatre Company we always talk about our #WellLivedDays because we do a LOT of living! (more...)

Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier at Queensland Performing Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

To celebrate the 25-year anniversary of her platinum release String of Pearls, iconic Australian singer-songwriter Deborah Conway will perform the entire album as well as launch her new album, Everybody's Begging, with long-time collaborator Willy Zygier, in two special concerts at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), on 9 September 2016, with a second concert now added on 10 September due to popular demand. (more...)

Newark Museum Presents Islamic Art
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Bringing together both historic and contemporary objects from its diverse collections-Asian, African, American and the decorative arts of Europe-the Newark Museum's winter 2016 feature exhibition showcases the history and breadth of Islamic art. (more...)

Renovations Completed at the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

"Guests will enjoy a complete transformation of the public areas, featuring new design elements and decor emphasizing contemporary silvers, grays and Pearls as well as modern aesthetics. We believe this renovation will make the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington hotel one of the city's most popular destinations for leisure and business travelers alike," said Jim Waldvogel, general manager. (more...)

McCallum Theatre Announces Star-Studded 2016-17 Season
by David Green - Apr 4, 2016

The McCallum Theatre announced today its new lineup of world-class entertainment scheduled for the 2016-2017 season that includes Broadway hits Mamma Mia, The Sound Of Music and Chicago, concerts with Bernadette Peters and Kristin Chenoweth, family-friendly musicals and entertainment, holiday surprises, comedy legends and solid gold memories, all part of a very full and exciting roster.  Subscriptions go on sale on Tuesday, April 5th at 8am for the Broadway Blockbuster Series, Broadway and Beyond Series, Fitz's Jazz Cafe at the McCallum Series, Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel Series, as well as a Create-Your-Own Series which allows patrons to mix, match, and program one performance or a full season of entertainment tailored to their own individual tastes.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Jason Butler Harner of THE CRUCIBLE- Fearful and Loathsome in Salem
by Naomi Serviss - Apr 26, 2016

Harner credits the tight ensemble with getting the tone just right for the events that result in brutal executions of perceived witches. (more...)

Prince: More Important Than POTUS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

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MAKE THE RIGHT IMPRESSION is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Numerous studies over the past fifty years have repeatedly demonstrated that people form impressions within seven to thirty seconds of coming into contact with somethingeven if that something is their dentist's office. Jason Drewelow, the nation's leading dental project consultant, knows that the planning, designing, and constructing of a dental office is more complex than some might think. In his new book, Making the Right Impression: The Definitive Guide to Renovating, Expanding, or Building Your Perfect Dental Practice, he helps dentists maximize that seven to thirty second window because, an attractive, welcoming, up-to-date office is crucial for patient acquisition and retention. (more...)

HAND TO GOD, IRONBOUND and More Slated for City Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has announced the full lineup for 2016-2017, the South Side company's 42nd Season. (more...)

Keen Company's 2016 Keen Playwrights Lab to Launch This Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Join the Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company for Keen on New Work: Presentations from the 3rd Annual Keen Playwrights Lab, beginning performances today April 15th. (more...)

BWW Review: Rhythms, Silence, Underscore Ohio State Department of Dance SPRING CONCERT
by Amanda Etchison - Apr 13, 2016

In a variety of pieces ranging from intimate dances performed to a still, silent room to contemporary choreography paired with unconventional soundtracks and grooving rhythms, the Ohio State Department of Dance's "Spring Dance Concert" explored the connection that binds movement and sound. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mary Testa in PERICLES at Two River Theatre 4/16 to 5/8
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 12, 2016

We interviewed Mary Testa who will perform in Two River Theater's production of 'Pericles' from April 16th to May 8th. Testa spoke to us about her career, the show and working on the Red Bank stage. (more...)

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