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Cooking Channel Announces May 2014 Highlights
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

G. Garvin returnswith the season three premiere of Road Trip with G. Garvin on Wednesday, May 21st at 9:00pmET/6:00pPT. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of First Folio Theatre's World Premiere of SALVAGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the World Premiere of the new drama SALVAGE by Joseph Zettelmaier, running now through April 27, 2014. The highly anticipated production is directed by Jeff Award nominee and First Folio Theatre favorite Alison C. Vesely. Scroll down to see some photos from opening night! (more...)

Forget Easter Eggs- Come to QPAC This Holiday and Go On a Bear Hunt!, 4/5-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2014

Don't let the kids get "unbearable" these school holidays - bring them to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) for adventures of the theatrical kind. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Delaware (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Columbus (more...)

Jane Lynch, Kate Baldwin, Roslyn Kind & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

This April, May and June at 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

JOHNNYSWIM's Single 'Home' Premieres at Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

“Home,” the lead single off husband and wife duo JOHNNYSWIM's highly anticipated debut LP Diamonds, is streaming now at Billboard: http://bit.ly/O5kzsz (more...)

Menken & Spencer's THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ to Open in Montreal June 2015
by Hilary Kelly - Mar 28, 2014

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by David Spencer, is getting a second chance at a fully mounted production in Montreal this summer after its first attempt at a Broadway run in 1987. (more...)

HOA Management (.com) Announces New Advertising Partnership With Kidstuff Playsystems, Inc
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

HOA Management (.com) is proud to announce a new advertising partnership with Kidstuff Playsystems, Inc. Kidstuff Playsystems, Inc designs, manufactures, and installs playground and park equipment. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Announces Its 2013-2014 Season and The World Premiere of CYMBELINE in June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83), known for bringing stellar performances of Shakespeare and other classics to the Chicagoland stage, announces its 2013-2014 season. The season begins with the poignant dramaTHE RAINMAKER, previewing July 31, opening August 3 and running through September 1, 2013. The whimsical comedy ROUGH CROSSING previews January 30, opens February 1 and runs through March 3, 2014; the world premiere of SALVAGE previews March 26, opens March 29 and runs through April 27, 2014; and Shakespeare's effervescent tale THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR previewsJuly 7, opens July 10, and runs through August 10, 2014. (more...)

The Stockton Symphony's Classics Season Finale Presents AMIT PELED, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Cellist Amit Peled brings a very special musical instrument with him when he returns to perform with the Stockton Symphony on Saturday, April 12, at 6:00 pm in Delta College's Atherton Auditorium. (more...)

Tony- and Pulitzer-Winning Playwright John Patrick Shanley Honored by 2014 William Inge Theatre Festival, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

John Patrick Shanley, playwright, screenwriter and director, Oscar, Tony, Writers' Guild and Pulitzer Prize winner, will be the Honoree of the 33rd Annual William Inge Theatre Festival in Independence, Kansas, at Independence Community College. (more...)

Inge Festival Honors Arthur Kopit in Independence, KS, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Arthur Kopit, playwright, librettist, screenwriter, adapter and mentor, a multiple Tony and Drama Desk and Pulitzer Prize nominee, will be the Honoree of the 33rd Annual William Inge Theatre Festival in Independence, Kansas, at Independence Community College. (more...)

2014 William Inge Theatre Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Tickets are now on sale. The 33rd Annual William Inge Theatre Festival, the Official Theatre Festival of the State of Kansas, celebrates comedy, drama and music in four whirlwind days. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Stages World Premiere of SALVAGE, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the World Premiere of the new drama SALVAGE by Joseph Zettelmaier. SALVAGE previews today, March 26, opens March 29 and runs through April 27, 2014. The highly anticipated production is directed by Jeff Award nominee and First Folio Theatre favorite Alison C. Vesely. (more...)

Kentucky Center to Host Thunder Over Louisville Celebration, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

This year enjoy the excitement and spectacle of Thunder Over Louisville from the comfort of The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Take in the air show, fireworks, food and family fun from the convenience of the Center, where the main facility will be open with access to the North Terrace on the Belvedere. The Center will open its doors for Thunder Over Louisville on Saturday, April 12, at 2 p.m. The air show begins at 3 p.m. with the fireworks kicking off at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Announces Its 2013-2014 Season and The World Premiere of CYMBELINE in June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83), known for bringing stellar performances of Shakespeare and other classics to the Chicagoland stage, announces its 2013-2014 season. The season begins with the poignant dramaTHE RAINMAKER, previewing July 31, opening August 3 and running through September 1, 2013. The whimsical comedy ROUGH CROSSING previews January 30, opens February 1 and runs through March 3, 2014; the world premiere of SALVAGE previews March 26, opens March 29 and runs through April 27, 2014; and Shakespeare's effervescent tale THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR previewsJuly 7, opens July 10, and runs through August 10, 2014. (more...)

Jackie Maxwell to Continue as Shaw Festival Artistic Director Through 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Board of Governors of the Shaw Festival announced today that it has extended the contract of Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell through to the end of the 2016 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Patrick Page, Gabriel Ebert & More Go Glam for MTC's CASA VALENTINA!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

CASA VALENTINA, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, is currently in rehearsals at Manhattan Theatre Club. The limited engagement of Casa Valentina will begin previews on Tuesday, April 1 and open Wednesday, April 23 on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the all-star class of Fierstein's latest show! (more...)

Jennifer Bowles & Rob McClure Set to Lead Encores! IRMA LA DOUCE; Runs May 7-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Jennifer Bowles will play the title role opposite Rob McClure in New York City Center Encores! production of Irma La Douce, running for seven performances,May 7 - 11, 2014. The final production of the 2014 Encores! season will also feature Sam Bolen, Allan Corduner, Ben Crawford, Stephen DeRosa, Ken Krugman, Zachary James and Chris Sullivan. Irma La Douce will be directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Columbus (more...)

IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE Comes to 54 Below, Includes Lesli Margherita, Chip Zien, & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

Sometimes Broadway musicals run forever, like Cats or Les Miserables. But sometimes, Broadway musicals run for only a minute, like Merrily We Roll Along, High Fidelity, or Via Galactica. This is their story. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Teams Up With Marquette University For LEND ME A TENOR, 4/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents Ken Ludwig's classic farce LEND ME A TENOR, April 10-27, 2014. This production is a collaboration with the Marquette University Theatre Department with several students, alumni and faculty filling roles both onstage and on the creative team. Ken Ludwig's LEND ME A TENOR performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Review Roundup: DIVERGENT Hits Theaters Nationwide
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 21, 2014

DIVERGENT is a thrilling adventure set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities. Tris Prior (Woodley) is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late. (more...)

The Channel Company's Channel@Work Program Supports Underserved Students at Century Center for Economic Opportunity
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Channel Company today announced the organization's charitable program, Channel@Work has completed another successful project with the generous help of program underwriter, Microsoft. In conjunction with the annual XChange Solution Provider event, volunteers spent the afternoon with kids from the YouthBuild program, part of the Century Center for Economic Opportunity, an organization that empowers underserved young adults to rebuild their lives and community through leadership, education and technical training. (more...)

Nelson Family of Companies Will Be First-Ever Presenting Sponsor for Transcendence Theatre Co's 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

It was announced today that Gary and Marcia Nelson of the Nelson Family of Companies are making a contribution that will make Nelson the first ever Presenting Sponsor for the Transcendence Theatre Company (TTC) and their upcoming 2014 summer season. (more...)

JOHNNYSWIM Add Additonal Tour Dates; Debut LP Out 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Diamonds, the highly anticipated debut LP from husband and wife team JOHNNYSWIM,will be released April 29 on Big Picnic Records. > (more...)

Peccadillo Theater Co. to Present William Inge's A LOSS OF ROSES, Begin. 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

The OBIE, Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company, in association with La Femme Theatre Productions, will present the New York City premiere of the original version of William Inge's A Loss of Roses beginning May 7th at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street, NYC, and continuing through June 7th, 2014. The play opens officially on May 12th at 7 PM. (more...)

Forget Easter Eggs- Come to QPAC This Holiday and Go On a Bear Hunt!, Now thru 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Don't let the kids get 'unbearable' these school holidays - bring them to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) for adventures of the theatrical kind. (more...)

Gunnison-Crested Butte Festivals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

The Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley knows how to celebrate summer and fall fun with an amazing array of one-of-a-kind festivals that reflect the lifestyle, natural beauty and Western friendliness of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. There's something for everyone, ranging from the weekend warrior and hard-core athlete to couples and families looking for a relaxing, yet action-filled getaway. (more...)

Sebastian Stan Compares Theatre & Film, Plus Talks CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 4, 2014

Broadway headliner and rising Hollywood superstar Sebastian Stan comments on the differences between theatre and film as well as comments on his new titular role in the hotly anticipated Marvel superhero tentpole release CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER as part of a new interview. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Alan Ayckbourn's science fiction comedy Communicating Doors. Eleven plays penned by Alan Ayckbourn have been produced by the Alley, including the American premiere of Henceforward, directed by Ayckbourn, in 1987 and House & Garden in 2002. Alan Ayckbourn has been inducted into the American Theatre's Hall of Fame, received the 2010 Critics' Circle Award for Services to the Arts, became the first British playwright to receive both Olivier and Tony Special Lifetime Achievement Awards and was knighted in 1997 for services to the theatre. (more...)

Capitol City Opera to Present THE MERRY WIDOW and More, Fall 2014; Spring Auditions Set for 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Capitol City Opera Company, one of the only opera companies in the Southeast to champion local singers, will present a fully staged production of Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow on Friday, September 5 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 6 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, September 7 at 3 p.m. at Oglethorpe University's Conant Performing Arts Center. (more...)

JOHNNYSWIM performs on 'Late Show with David Letterman'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

To further support the release, JOHNNYSWIM will embark on a nationwide tour including a support slot with Feist and appearances at Jazz Fest, Firefly Festival and Lollapalooza. See below for full routing details. (more...)

Kim Novak Speaks Up About Oscar Bullying
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

Kim Novak presented this year Oscars. Afterwards, she received bullying from numerous people about her appearance. Novak decided that she was tired of all the bullying and wanted to speak out against it. (more...)

Bereaved Mother & Author Reveals What To Say (And Never Say) To Women On Mother's Day Who Have Lost A Child
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

Typically Mother's Day is filled with flowers, smiles, and champagne brunches. But for the millions of women who suffered the loss of their child, Mother's Day is no Picnic. Friends and family are often at a loss on how to handle the situation. (more...)

Whole Foods Market Partners with Present Company for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 4/18-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Whole Foods Market flagship store has become a quintessential meeting and gathering place in downtown Austin with events ranging from yoga classes at sunset to family­ friendly film screenings, and now, live theatre. Whole Foods Market is partnering with local Austin non­profit, Present Company, for 12 performances of Much Ado About Nothing running Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings, April 18 through May 11. (more...)

Judy Kuhn & Howard McGillin Join Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Season Casting Announced!
by 30 Days of NYMF 2012 - Apr 18, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced exciting casting for their Main Stage productions, along with a several special events for their 2014 Summer Season. On the Main Stage: Festival veterans including Nate Corddry, Holley Fain, Christopher Fitzgerald and Nancy Opel join the cast of June Moon, directed by Jessica Stone (July 2- 13); Justin Long returns to Williamstown, joining Renee Fleming in the World Premiere of Living on Love(July 16 - 26), and theater veterans Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin, festival favorite Roger Rees, and more join Chita Rivera in the John Doyle-directed production of The Visit, with choreography by Graciela Daniele (July 31 - August 17). (more...)

Repercussion Theatre's Shakespeare-in-the-Park Festival Set for 7/3-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

With the snow barely melted, it's a challenge believing that it's almost time to break out the Picnic baskets and blankets and beat a path to the nearest park for Repercussion Theatre's annual Shakespeare-in-the-Park festival. From July 3rd to August 2nd, the epic tale of Harry the King, The Famous Victories of Henry V will unfold both in and out of the city. (more...)

SEASON ON THE LINE, THE NUTCRACKER and More Make Up The House Theatre of Chicago's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The House Theatre of Chicago announces its 13th season creating amazing feats of storytelling. The four programs in the 2014-15 Season are all created by Company Members of The House, investing in the rich and diverse talents of the ensemble. (more...)

The Washington National Opera Presents M&M'S Opera in the Outfield with Performance of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) celebrates its sixth season of free opera simulcasts at Nationals Park with title sponsor Mars, Incorporated for the M&M'S® Opera in the Outfield performance of Mozart's beloved classic The Magic Flute on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Sung in English and featuring a colorful kaleidoscope of sets and costumes by Japanese- American artist Jun Kaneko, The Magic Flute is a perfect opera for the entire family. Gates open at 5 p.m. for “pregame” activities, and the opera will be broadcast live from the Kennedy Center Opera House to the high-definition NatsHD scoreboard at the ballpark at 7 p.m. Free seating will be available in the stands, while access to the outfield will be limited on a first-come, first-served basis when gates open at 5 p.m. More information, including a chance to RSVP to win prizes, is available at OperaintheOutfield.org. (more...)

Tom Wopat and Stephen Schwartz to Join BROADWAY AT MOORLAND, 6/5; Brian Stokes Mitchell Leaves Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Tony Award nominee Tom Wopat and GRAMMY Award-winning Broadway songwriter Stephen Schwartz are joining the festivities in Broadway at Moorland, the 14th annual summer concert and fireworks display at Moorland Farm in Far Hills, NJ, a partnership between New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and Far Hills Race Meeting Association. Wopat (Annie Get Your Gun, A Catered Affair) will join previously announced Tony-nominated and Emmy Award-winner Liz Callaway, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, five-time MAC-winning cabaret star Scott Coulter, Jessica Hendy (Broadway's Cats and Aida), and Kelli Rabke (Broadway's LES MISERABLES and in the Broadway revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat). Due to a scheduling conflict, Brian Stokes Mitchell will no longer perform on the bill. (more...)

Stockton Symphony's Classics Season Finale Presents AMIT PELED Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Cellist Amit Peled brings a very special musical instrument with him when he returns to perform with the Stockton Symphony tonight, April 12, at 6:00 pm in Delta College's Atherton Auditorium. (more...)

Kentucky Center Hosts Thunder Over Louisville Celebration Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

This year enjoy the excitement and spectacle of Thunder Over Louisville from the comfort of The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Take in the air show, fireworks, food and family fun from the convenience of the Center, where the main facility will be open with access to the North Terrace on the Belvedere. The Center will open its doors for Thunder Over Louisville today, April 12, at 2 p.m. The air show begins at 3 p.m. with the fireworks kicking off at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Marsh Berkeley to Present Mark Kenward's NANTUCKET, 5/3-6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Veteran solo performer Mark Kenward (Riding From Normal, The Yoga of Moby-Dick), returns to The Marsh with his most ambitious work yet. NANTUCKET, a haunting yet hilarious memoir about Kenward's years growing up on the fabled island, is a unique solo performance event featuring guest artists presenting music, video, and fine art photography inspired by Nantucket. Audience members will enjoy a New England Picnic dinner from the East Bay premiere artisan takeout restaurant Gregoire (included with admission). NANTUCKET will play May 3 - June 14, 2014 at The Marsh Berkeley (2120 Allston Way), with performances Thursdays and Saturdays at 7pm. (Press opening is Saturday, May 10.) For tickets ($25-$30 open seating; $50-$100 reserved), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Teams Up With Marquette University For LEND ME A TENOR, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents Ken Ludwig's classic farce LEND ME A TENOR, today, April 10-27, 2014. (more...)

The Stockton Symphony's Pops Concert Features THE TEXAS TENORS, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Since wowing audiences as the highest-ranking vocal group ever on NBC's America's Got Talent, JC Fisher, Marcus Collins and John Hagen bring their diverse brand of harmonic, pop melodies to the Stockton Symphony's Pops & Picnic concert on Saturday, May 3. Concert attendees will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the biggest musical party of the year at University of the Pacific's Spanos Center. Doors open at 5:45 and the concert begins at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Writers Theatre Present THE DANCE OF DEATH, Now thru 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Writers Theatre presents The Dance of Death by August Strindberg, in a new version by Conor McPherson and directed by Henry Wishcamper. The production runs today, April 1 - July 20, 2014 at 664 Vernon Avenue, Glencoe. (more...)

MTC's CASA VALENTINA with Patrick Page, Gabriel Ebert & More Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

CASA VALENTINA, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, begins performances tonight, April 1 at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47thStreet). The world premiere production is set to open on Broadway Wednesday, April 23. (more...)

Poetry Lottery, LitCrawl, Jose Marti Tribute and More Set for O, MIAMI 2014 Poetry Festival, Now thru 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

O, Miami returns this April for a new round of events and projects that attempt to deliver a poem to all 2.6 million+ residents of Miami-Dade County. (more...)

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