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Family-Friendly Concert, Kidszone Slated for 7th Annual Maker Faire in Kansas City
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Union Station, KCPT and The Bridge have announced a partnership that will introduce a dedicated kidszone and Saturday night concert featuring rhythm and blues musician Anderson East to the 7th Annual Maker Faire Kansas City, June 24 - 25, at Union Station. Both the KCPT kidszone and Saturday night concert are new featured attractions to this year's Faire and will be one of the first events hosted in the spacious, new outdoor Haverty Family Yards. (more...)

It's Going to be BIG for the Circus Oz Big Top Premiere of MODEL CITIZENS
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Following an acclaimed three-month Australian east coast tour, Circus Oz is excited to present the first show for the company directed by Rob Tannion - Model Citizens - when it has its Melbourne premiere under the Circus Oz Big Top at Birrarung Marr from 20 June - 16 July 2017. (more...)

Musical Comedy BASTARD JONES Sets Off-Broadway Opening Date
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

nancy manocherian's the cell (Artisitic Director, Kira Simring) will present the Off Broadway Premiere of BASTARD JONES, a rock musical comedy based on Henry Fielding's bawdy 18th century novel, The History of Tom Jones. (more...)

Edward Albee, Debbie Reynolds Among Theater Legends Honored by TonyAwards.com
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Each year, the Tony Awards release a list of names of friends and colleagues in the Broadway community who have left us during the past year. (more...)

Mars Chocolate North America And Wrigley Unveil Over 30 New Product Innovations
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

At the National Confectioners Association (NCA) Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago this week, industry leaders Mars Chocolate North America and Wrigley will share a unified vision of driving growth for customers through three key areas: product innovations, effective activations and selling strategies. Taking center stage at the trade show are several new flavor extensions to consumers' favorite brands, including: Extra Chewy Mints, 5 Gum Mega Packs, M&M'S Caramel Chocolate Candies, M&M' White Chocolate Candies, Skittles and Starburst Sweet Heat, SNICKERS & Hazelnut Bar and TWIX Dark Chocolate Cookie Bars. (more...)

2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

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Deb Filler's I DID IT MY WAY in Yiddish (in English) Opens Tuesday!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The internationally-renowned comic performer, musician and writer Deb Filler returns to Toronto with her new one-woman show, I Did It My Way in Yiddish (in English), heading to Factory Theatre for its Canadian premiere for one week only - from Tuesday May 23 (opening night) to Sunday May 28!  Tickets are on sale now with special Earlybird Pricing if booked prior to May 1st! (more...)

Exclusive: Alan Cumming, Lesli Margherita, and More Lead ME AND THE GIRLS Reading at Roundabout
by Alan Henry - May 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld has exclusively learned that Roundabout produced a reading of ME AND THE GIRLS with music and lyrics by Noel Coward, book and direction by Douglas Carter Beane, from a short story by Noel Coward last week at Pearl Studios. The reading included Alan Cumming as George Banks, Cory Michael Smith as Ron, Lesli Margherita as Mavis. (more...)

Casting Announced for MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for the summer family musical production Madagascar - A Musical Adventure, at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, July 13-August 27, 2017. Newly announced, Rachel Rockwell will take the helm as the production's director and choreographer. Based on the DreamWorks Animation motion picture, this wild and wacky musical is written by Kevin Del Aguila-the Emmy Award-winning writer of the animated PBS hit Peg Cat-with original music and lyrics by creative duo George Noriega and Joel Someillan, who have developed music for popular children's series, including Dora the Explorer and Go Diego Go. (more...)

NJSO & PSEG Foundation to Bring Chamber Concerts to Elizabeth
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra chamber ensembles are giving performances throughout the City of Elizabeth in a community concert series sponsored by the PSEG Foundation. Public concerts include Peter and the Wolf at Community Access Unlimited on Thursday, May 11, and a "Hispanic Roots" concert as part of the Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown's Cuban Voices event on Wednesday, June 7. (more...)

BWW Interview: ACTRESS BETSY BITTAR
by Mark C. Lloyd - May 10, 2017

BWW Interview: ACTRESS BETSY BITTAR (more...)

Fringe Scholarship Awarded to WHO YOU CALLING A BITCH?!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Official winner of the Hollywood Fringe Scholarship Award - Who You Calling A Bitch?!? Is the solo reverie of a young African-American actress as she navigates her identity through iconic African-American characters and entertainers in black history. (more...)

ROKT Acquires CalReply
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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Princeton Symphony Orchestra Features Violinist Philippe Graffin in BRAVO! Masterclass
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)  BRAVO! Masterclass features violin virtuoso Philippe Graffin. The masterclass is open to the general public, and will be held at Hamilton House on the campus of Westminster Choir College. Attendees will observe four violin students as they are coached on artistry and performance technique. Kathleen Tagg will accompany participants on the piano. The students are Kristy Chen (West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North), Dallas Noble (homeschooled), Joseph Jojo Prentice (Princeton High School), and Demi Fang (Princeton University). The masterclass is presented in partnership with Westminster Conservatory, the community music school of Westminster College of the Arts of Rider University. (more...)

Leigh Fondakowski's BP Oil Spill Play Set for EST This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple). (more...)

Enjoy a 'Pop' of Flavor with New Hi-Chew Fizzies
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Morinaga America,Inc., maker of the ever-popular Hi-Chew soft candy is giving taste buds a bit of a 'pop' with the introduction of the new soda-inspired Hi-Chew Fizzies. Available in Cola and Orange Soda, Fizzies takes the nostalgic flavors enjoyed by kids and adults, and infuses them into the sensationally chewy texture Hi-Chew fans love. Fizzies marks the third sub-brand addition to Hi-Chew's rapidly expanding U.S. portfolio, after fan-favorites Sours and Bites. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Announces Violin Masterclass with Philippe Graffin
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

On Saturday, March 18, 2-5 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) BRAVO! Masterclass features violin virtuoso Philippe Graffin. The masterclass is open to the general public, and will be held at Hamilton House on the campus of Westminster Choir College. Attendees will observe four violin students as they are coached on artistry and performance technique. Kathleen Tagg will accompany participants on the piano. The students are Kristy Chen (West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North), Dallas Noble (homeschooled), Joseph Jojo Prentice (Princeton High School), and Demi Fang (Princeton University). The masterclass is presented in partnership with Westminster Conservatory, the community music school of Westminster College of the Arts of Rider University. (more...)

Eagles and Fleetwood Mac to Headline The Classic West and The Classic East
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac will headline two of the most anticipated concert events this summer – The Classic West on July 15-16 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, and The Classic East on July 29-30 at Citi Field in New York. (more...)

Deb Filler Returns to Toronto in I DID IT MY WAY IN YIDDISH (in English)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The internationally-renowned comic performer, musician and writer Deb Fillerreturns to Toronto with her new one-woman show, I Did It My Way in Yiddish (in English), heading to Factory Theatre for its Canadian premiere for one week only - from Tuesday May 23 (opening night) to Sunday May 28!  Tickets are on sale now with special Earlybird Pricing if booked prior to May 1st! (more...)

Metzler Violin Shop To Present Exhibition And Sale By 90 Violin & Bow Makers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Founded in 1979, the esteemed Metzler Violin Shop will host a three-day exhibition of exquisite contemporary instruments and bows crafted by leading luthiers from across the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil, starting Friday morning, April 7th, 2017 at 10 a.m. (more...)

edjuster to Exhibit at National PLRB Claims Conference
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

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DECLARATION to Embark on UK Tour this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Declaration examines the faces we wear to fit in and what happens when we are forced to declare our differences. Developed in consultation with medical professionals, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder) and mental health support groups, Declaration challenges stereotypes with a curious, comic and candid look at ADHD, mental health and diagnosis in the 21st century. (more...)

Circus Oz's Big Top MODEL CITIZENS Premieres in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

This year Circus Oz Artistic Director, Rob Tannion, along with a new diverse acrobatic ensemble, are fired up to launch the latest touring Circus Oz show, Model Citizens.   Model Citizens seamlessly blends the risk and beauty of breathtaking physical improbability with theatricality, choreography and Circus Oz's distinct brand of Australian humour. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater  (CST) continues its summer tradition of vibrant family programming with Madagascar - A Musical Adventure, directed and choreographed by Matt Raftery at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, July 13-August 27, 2017. Based on the DreamWorks Animation motion picture, this wild and wacky new musical is written by Emmy Award-winner Kevin Del Aguila with original music and lyrics by George Noriega and Joel Someillan. (more...)

Payments Industry Veteran to Lead i2c's Global Client Success Organization and Scale Service Delivery Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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Qui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company will present Asian American Mixfest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwrights Lloyd Suh and Qui Nguyen that will run Wednesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 17 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for the FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

Lineup Announced for NAMT's 2017 FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

BWW Review: 4000 Days Loses Track of Time at the Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 2, 2017

Peter Quilter's drama of memory loss and relationship loss is almost too amusing and insufficiently dramatic. Good thing the acting is spectacular. (more...)

Nickelodeon Premieres New Animated Mystery Series WELCOME TO THE WAYNE, 7/24
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

A New York City apartment building holds mysteries and adventures behind every door in Nickelodeon's newest animated series, WELCOME TO THE WAYNE, premiering Monday, July 24, at 5:30p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

AEA President Calls Out Delta, Bank of America for Defunding The Public's JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Kate Shindle, President of Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers, released the following statement after the news that Delta Airlines and Bank of America had pulled sponsorship from the Public Theater's production of Julius Caesar. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces Casting and Creative Team for HIT THE WALL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative team details for the Regional Premiere of Hit the Wall by multi-award-winning playwright Ike Holter. Hit the Wall will be directed by Joanie Schultz, and marks her WTT directorial inauguration. Hit the Wall will run July 28th - August 20th, 2017, in the Canterbury Family Main Stage at the Addison Theatre Centre. The cast features Kelsey Leigh Ervi as Peg, Joshua Gonzales as Tano, Walter Lee as Carson, Gregory Lush as Cop, Camille Monae as Roberta, Stephen Rosenberger as Newbie, Rashaun Sibley as Mika, Garret Storms as Cliff, Jacie Hood Wenzel as Madeline, and Brandon Whitlock as A-Gay. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 9, 2017
by - Jul 9, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Breast Cancer Comedy NICE T!TS Pairs Up with Avon 39 at The PIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Writer and performer Amy Marcs pairs up with Avon 39: The Walk to End Breast Cancer for a special benefit performance of her critically acclaimed one-woman comedy, 'Nice T!ts' at The PIT (123 E 24 Street, NYC) on Thursday, August 10 at 8:00p.m. (more...)

BWW Vlog: WaterTower Theatre's RUNNING RIOT: Episode 3
by Garrett Reeves - Jul 26, 2017

Episode 3: This week, cast member Joshua Gonzales takes us backstage during Tech weekend for HIT THE WALL! (more...)

Breast Cancer Comedy NICE T!TS Pairs Up with Avon 39 for Benefit Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Writer and performer Amy Marcs pairs up with Avon 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer for a special benefit performance of her critically acclaimed one-woman comedy, "Nice T!ts" at The PIT (123 E 24 Street, NYC) on Thursday, August 10 at 8:00p.m. A percentage of ticket sales will be donated to Avon 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer. The performance will be followed by an exclusive after show talk-back, featuring a representative from Avon, esteemed breast cancer plastic surgeon Doctor Nolan Karp, and Breast Oncology surgeon Doctor Karen Hiotis (both of NYU Langone Cancer Center). The panel will be hosted by Sandy Ames (aka Jamie Lee) from 106.7 Lite FM Radio. (more...)

Michael McDonald's 'Find it in Your Heart' Premieres at NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

“Find it in Your Heart,” the new single from five-time Grammy Award winning vocalist and acclaimed singer/songwriter Michael McDonald, is premiering via NPR Music's “Songs We Love” which raves, “Within seconds of the opening 'oohs' and warm, groovy vibes of McDonald's new song, (more...)

Supernatural Southern Gothic Play FALSE STARS Premieres at Corkscrew Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of False Stars by Nora Sorena Casey, directed by Jenny Reed and with movement direction by Samantha Sheppard. Running August 18-27, False Stars is a Southern Gothic tale merging the real and the supernatural in its exploration of death and scientific legacy. Performed by Felipe Bonilla, Marissa Carpio, Jules Forsberg-Lary, Jonathan Iglesias, and Ashton Muñiz, False Stars continues the inaugural season of Corkscrew Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that provides early-career artists with a high level of production support. (more...)

BWW Vlog: WaterTower Theatre's RUNNING RIOT: Episode 2
by Garrett Reeves - Jul 19, 2017

In Week 2 of RUNNING RIOT, Joshua takes us into the rehearsal room for a behind the scenes look at what goes into making HIT THE WALL! (more...)

BWW TV: Move It, Move It! with Highlights from MADAGASCAR at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is presenting the summer family musical production Madagascar - A Musical Adventure, at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, now through August 27, 2017. Rachel Rockwell takes the helm as the production's director and choreographer. BroadwayWorld is excited to share highlights from the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: MADAGASCAR – A Musical Adventure Comes to Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents the summer family musical production Madagascar - A Musical Adventure, directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell, at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, July 13-August 27, 2017. Based on the DreamWorks Animation motion picture, this wild and wacky musical is written by Kevin Del Aguila-the Emmy Award-winning writer of the animated PBS hit Peg Cat-with original music and lyrics by creative duo George Noriega and Joel Someillan, who have developed music for popular children's series, including Dora the Explorer and Go Diego Go. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre presents SUMMER STARLIGHT An Evening to Remember with Michael Cerveris
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre presents Summer Starlight, an evening to remember, Sunday, August 6, with guest of honor, Tony Award winning theatre, film and television actor, Michael Cerveris. Tickets for this gala celebration benefiting Cape Rep Theatre include an outdoor party with hors d'oeuvres and live jazz, a performance and audience discussion with Mr. Cerveris in the Indoor Theater emceed by filmmaker Amber Edwards, and a champagne and dessert finale with Michael Cerveris under the stars.  Sunday, August 6, 6 PM. Ticket prices are $100 - $130 and are available at CapeRep.org or at the Box Office, 508-896-1888. (more...)

BWW Vlog: WaterTower Theatre's RUNNING RIOT: Episode 1
by Garrett Reeves - Jul 12, 2017

As WaterTower Theatre's anticipated production of HIT THE WALL approaches, cast member Joshua Gonzales documents the production process with this new vlog series, RUNNING RIOT. Episode 1: This week, Joshua landed in Texas from NYC for the first rehearsal of HIT THE WALL and the screening of the powerful documentary RAID OF THE RAINBOW LOUNGE, by filmmaker Robert L. Camina. Check out the first vlog entry below, and check back soon for more videos. (more...)

Phil DiComo, Gail Horvath, Michele Jacobs, Daryn Kirchfeld, Caroline Villanueva, Gil Walsh Join Cultural Council board
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County has added six new members to its board of directors and has appointed global finance expert Nathan Slack as Chair. William Parmelee has been named Vice Chair, and Jean Sharf is now Secretary. School Board of Palm Beach County member Debra Robinson and Boca Raton Resort & Club President and Managing Director John Tolbert, have joined as ex-officio board members. (more...)

Chris Young to Headline 'Let Freedom Sing! July 4 in Music City'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

GRAMMY-nominated country artist Chris Young will headline Nashville's July 4 celebration (#NashvilleJuly4), which will take place near Riverfront Park with a stage on Broadway, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp announced today. (more...)

Line-Up Announced for 31st Annual Easter Bonnet Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Broadway's fresh new faces, sensational stars, extraordinary ensembles and venerable veterans will take the stage at the 31st annual Easter Bonnet Competition on Monday, April 24, and Tuesday, April 25, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

MANY YOUNG MEN OF TWENTY to Open This Week at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Many Young Men of Twenty, the poignant play by the great John B. Keane, opens at the Everyman this Thursday 20th April, and runs until Saturday 29th April. (more...)

Deb Filler to Bring I DID IT MY WAY IN YIDDISH (in English) to New York City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The internationally-renowned comic performer, musician and writer Deb Filler returns to New York with her new one-woman show, I Did It My Way in Yiddish (in English), heading to Metropolitan Room for its US premiere for one night only - from THURSDAY May 4! (more...)

THE FULL MONTY Coming to Manatee Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Based on the cult hit film of the same name, The Full Monty, a ten-time Tony Award nominee, is filled with honest affection, engaging melodies and the most highly anticipated closing number of any show. The powerhouse team of Terrence McNally (Ragtime) and David Yazbek (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) cooks up an aggressive crowd-pleaser that both entertains and grabs your heart. (more...)

Ian Merrill Peakes to Take on Title Role in TIMON OF ATHENS at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Folger Theatre concludes its very successful 25th anniversary season this spring with Shakespeare's gripping tragedy Timon of Athens. (more...)

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