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Shaheed & DJ Supreme Drop New 'Glorious Day' Music Video & Hit the Road with Jurassic 5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

From Birmingham, Alabama comes hip-hop duo Shaheed and DJ Supreme. An in-your-face duo that's performed with the likes of Akil (the MC of Jurassic 5), they've strayed from the typical dirty south style to the old-school boom-bap style of hip-hop. (more...)

BWW Review: Jivin' AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' is All Singing and Dancing at Porthouse
by Roy Berko - Jul 8, 2017

"Ain't Misbehavin'" is a musical-review which will be of interest to those who like 1920 and 30's Harlem Renaissance swing music. Be aware that the show, though nicely performed, has over 30 songs and no story line. (more...)

Marin Shakespeare Company Continues 2017 Summer Festival Season with Ken Ludwig's THE THREE MUSKETEERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

All for fun and fun for all! Marin Shakespeare Company, Marin County's professional and award-winning outdoor summer Shakespeare festival, continues its 28th season with 'The Three Musketeers.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA at Edgemar Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Danny and the Deep Blue Sea starring Tanna Frederick and Robert Standley, and directed by Carl Weathers, opened on July 1 at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

Opera North's Summerfest to Launch with 35th Anniversary Celebration at Blow-Me-Down Farm
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Summerfest 2017 will be Opera North's 35th season. To celebrate this anniversary, Opera North will hold a free event at the historic Blow-Me-Down Farm in Cornish, New Hampshire. The concert will take place on the lawn of this beautiful farm on the banks of the Connecticut River and will feature a performance by Opera North singers and musicians. The event is held in partnership with the National Park Service, who manages the property. (more...)

WINTER'S TALE, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA Headline 2017 Shakespeare in the Park
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 6, 2017

Nashville Shakespeare Festival (NSF) continues its tradition of Shakespeare in the Park with The Winter's Tale and Antony & Cleopatra, running from Thursday, August 10 through Sunday, September 17 at Centennial Park's band shell. (more...)

On Stage At Kingsborough Sets 2017 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS! Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

On Stage At Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College presents its 2017 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS! Free Outdoor Concert series, featuring concerts under the stars every Saturday beginning July 1st and ending July 22nd. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Aaron Galligan-Stierle and More in PARADE at Finger Lakes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) presents Jason Robert Brown's Tony Award winning musical drama, Parade. The show runs now through July 26 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, N.Y.'s Emerson Park. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Opera North's Summerfest 2017 Kicks Off with Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Summerfest 2017 will be Opera North's 35th season. To celebrate this anniversary, Opera North will hold a free event at the historic Blow-Me-Down Farm in Cornish, New Hampshire on Saturday, July 15th. The concert will take place on the lawn of this beautiful farm on the banks of the Connecticut River and will feature a performance by Opera North singers and musicians. The event is held in partnership with the National Park Service, who manages the property. (more...)

Pacific Symphony presents SYMPHONY IN THE CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Kick back, relax, crack open a Picnic basket and enjoy a warm summer evening with family and friends, as Pacific Symphony sends a swirl of glorious symphonic music into the air for “Symphony in the Cities” (SITC)! Each summer, the Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, takes the opportunity to express its gratitude to all of its neighbors by travelling throughout Orange County to deliver a little fun and inspirational music to old friends and new. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/22/2017
by - Jul 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/22/2017. (more...)

Natalie Dormer to Star in New Amazon Series PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Picnic AT HANGING ROCK is the latest series to be added to the Amazon Prime Video US line-up following a deal with FremantleMedia International. The epic new series, starring Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Parts 1 and 2, In Darkness) as English headmistress Mrs Hester Appleyard, is a re-imagining of Joan Lindsay's timeless Australian novel. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 21, 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 Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look THE PHILLIE TRILOGY at Fresh Fruit Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

"In the canon of works that include The Boys in the Band, Torch Song Trilogy, and Falsettos, DeVita's play, The Phillie Trilogy, will stand proud… and equal" writes noted former columnist and reviewer, Bob Green, about Doug DeVita's play, which opened to a sold-out crowd complete with dignitaries in the audience, at the Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street at the Fresh Fruit Festival. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

St. Petersburg Piano Quartet to Play All-Beethoven Program at Music Mountain
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its blockbuster season with another weekend of exceptional music. St. Petersburg Piano Quartet offers an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, August 13 (3pm) and first-time guest Ryan Keberle & Catharsis offer an evening of jazz on Saturday, August 12 (6:30pm). Concerts are scheduled thru September 17. (more...)

Lucent Dossier Experience Announces 'Revival' EP and West Coast Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

LUCENT DOSSIER EXPERIENCE, the world-renowned live performance act, announces their upcoming RevivaI EP (due out July 28), as well as a WEST COAST TOUR with LIVE NATION this Summer (more...)

BWW Review: Shakespeare in High Park Thrills with KING LEAR and TWELFTH NIGHT
by Taylor Long - Jul 20, 2017

Some shows are born great, some shows achieve greatness and others have greatness thrust upon them. Presented by Canadian Stage, Shakespeare's KING LEAR and TWELFTH NIGHT are in the hands of a phenomenal group of artists - who thrust greatness on them six nights a week. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jacob Haren Comes Home to San Diego with the BOOK OF MORMON Tour
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 20, 2017

Jacob Haren talks about falling in love with performing in San Diego, and being able to come back to town with the BOOK OR MORMON national tour! (more...)

Utah Symphony presents Tchaikovsky's '1812 Overture' and the Classical Mystery Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????Experience the grand opening chords and exuberant outbursts of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, followed by his explosive "1812 Overture," an annual tradition and festival favorite. This exhilarating score is accompanied by live cannon blasts provided by Cannoneers of the Wasatch. Admission starts at $36 for regular tickets and $15 for youth (ages 8-18). Tickets can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=18581 (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 19, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 19, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. (more...)

BWW Review: Have the Time of Your Life at Wolf Trap with MAMMA MIA!
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jul 19, 2017

If you are in need of a pick-me-up or a fun night out, pack a Picnic and head to Wolf Trap for a trip down the aisle you'll never forget. (more...)

Bryan Fenkart and Emily Walton to Star in Goodspeed's New Musical DARLING GRENADINE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The world of a charming songwriter is on the rocks in Daniel Zaitchik's contemporary new musical Darling Grenadine. (more...)

Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Perform with Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The acclaimed Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus with Broadway stars Laura Osnes (currently Bandstand on Broadway) and Santino Fontana (the voice of Hans in Disney's Frozen), along with conductor Ted Sperling, will take audiences through the ups and downs of romance, with music from Frozen, Cinderella, and classic and contemporary shows including West Side Story, Follies, Oklahoma and more. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Back Some Favorite Guests for a Quippy Clip Show
by Broadwaysted - Jul 19, 2017

We know what you've all been thinking. You've been sitting at home, listening to your favorite Broadwaysted episodes and wondering, 'Gee, what are some of our #FriendsoftheShow up to right now?' Well guess what?! Your prayers have been answered because this week we're bringing you a Quippy Clip Show filled to the brim with new segments featuring some of your favorite #FriendsoftheShow!  (more...)

Naked Shakespeare to Return to Brooklyn with All-Male HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The company that received international media attention last year for their nude, all-female production of The Tempest is returning with a nude, all-male, outdoor production of Hamlet. (more...)

5 Reasons Why WatermarkPointe is The Perfect Destination for Your Waterfront Dream Home
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Lowri Hamer and Laurie Denman to Lead SALAD DAYS at the Union Theatre; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

63 years after its first London production, Salad Days returns in an exciting revamp of the much-loved classical musical. Reimagined for the Union Theatre, Bryan Hodgson's new production is the highlight of this year's off West-End season running from 16 August to 9 September 2017 at the Union Theatre. (more...)

Rite of Summer Music Festival Presents CONTEMPORANEOUS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Rite of Summer Music Festival's seventh stellar season comes to a thrilling close with Contemporaneous in two free shows at 1pm & 3pm on Saturday, August 12th. The program, titled The Two Halves, features works by Ian Gottlieb, Emma O'Halloran, and Finnegan Shanahan. (more...)

Full Count Big Band and More to Continue Bickford Summer Jazzfest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Following the sold-out opening for Bickford Summer Jazzfest, the party continues with three more great concerts on July 20, July 24, and August 3. The hot swinging jazz will be combined with the area's best Food Trucks on-site for tailgate Picnics before each concert. (more...)

Candice Guardino to Bring One-Woman Hit ITALIAN BRED to Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Actor and comedian Candice Guardino brings her hit one-woman show 'Italian Bred' to the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre for two performances on August 5 and August 6. (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST at Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival
by Joseph Harrison - Jul 16, 2017

"They have measured many a mile to tread a measure with you on this grass." A very appropriate quote from William Shakespeare's comedy LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, which is playing through July 30th on the grounds of St. Joseph's University in West Hartford - a performance of the Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival. Appropriate because audiences gather together (on the grass and underneath the beautiful summer sky) on blankets, lawn chairs, and camp chairs to view the outdoor production of the bard's timeless comedy. This experience is not only exciting in terms of the strong production, but also for the unique venue and opportunity to dine/drink al fresco while enjoying a night of theatre. (more...)

Barrel Trail Weekend in New Jersey this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

The Garden State Wine Growers Association will host its annual Barrel Trail Weekend on Saturday and Sunday July 15-16, 2017 at participating wineries across the state. Visitors to New Jersey wineries and vineyards will have the opportunity to sample future award-winning vintages direct from the barrel room; enjoy wine tastings; new wine releases; tour the vineyards; and hear discussions on the winemaking process from wine makers. (more...)

Summer Variety Show TOMFOOLERY to Hit North Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to announce a revue featuring four actors, a piano and 28 of Lehrer's satirical songs, written in the 1950s and 1960s and known for their 'witty naughtiness'. (more...)

Aeolus String Quartet, Ben Kono Group to Make Music Mountain Debuts This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th Season with two Music Mountain debuts! The Aeolus String Quartet, with guest artist Geoffrey Burleson, piano, performs Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Franck on Sunday, August 6 (3pm) and The Ben Kono Group plays sophisticated, contemporary jazz on Saturday, August 5 (6:30pm). Concerts are scheduled thru September 17. (more...)

The Arc Theatre's All-Female Production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Opens 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Arc Theatre joins Ridgeville Park District's Shakespeare on the Ridge series again this summer with an all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, directed by Natalie Sallee* and Teddy Boone* playing July 22nd through August 13th at Ridgeville Park, 908 Seward St., Evanston. ADMISSION IS FREE. The Press Preview is Friday, July 21st at 7pm. (more...)

Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

GYPSY has announced its cast and creative team at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. (more...)

Gillette Castle State Park and the East Haddam Stage Co. Launch 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

 The East Haddam Stage Company has launched their 9th summer season of live theatre at Gillette Castle State Park. As the Resident Theatre Company at the park, EHSCO is performing their original 30-minute comedy / drama William Gillette: Senator's Son to Super Sleuth, featuring William Matus of West Hartford and Nicole Morin of Haddam. With generous sponsorship from Staehly Farm & Winery of East Haddam, and other area businesses, the shows are free to the public. (more...)

Bryant Park's Emerging Music Festival to Feature Maybird, Space Captain and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Returning for its third year, Bryant Park Presents' Emerging Music Festival (EMF) features a strong roster of on-the-rise indie rock, pop and folk bands, performing on one of the biggest stages of their career. (more...)

Ffith Week of Performances at the Deer Valley Music Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Join the Utah Symphony in the beautiful setting of St. Mary's Church for the final performance of the Deer Valley Music Festival Chamber Concert series. (more...)

Striving Artists Theater Company Presents Shakespeare's THE HENRIAD CYCLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Striving Artists Theatre Company will tour their production of Shakespeare's The Henriad - a funny, action-packed blend of four of the bard's most popular histories, directed by Artistic Director Gregory Luzitano and long time Striving Artists alum Jeremy Funke. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Salute the Kings of Swing with the Pasadena Pops
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein puts down the conducting baton and picks up the microphone for one night only to celebrate Swing, the Rat Pack and more on Saturday, July 29 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. (more...)

MCC Theater's Transgender-Themed Play CHARM Finds Complete Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its upcoming 2017-18 season: the NYC premiere of the acclaimed transgender-themed play Charm-inspired by the real-life story of Miss Gloria Allen. (more...)

Dark Comedy About Nebraska Killing to Take Roundabout Stage in BOBBIE CLEARLY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the New York premiere of Bobbie Clearly, by Alex Lubischer, directed by Will Davis. This is the second play in Roundabout Underground's expanded two-play season, following Too Heavy For Your Pocket by Jireh Breon Holder this fall. (more...)

Deanna Dunagan, Peter Friedman and More to Star in THE TREASURER at Playwrights Horizons; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE TREASURER, the world premiere of a new play by Max Posner (Judy) and directed by three-time Lortel Award winner David Cromer (The Band's Visit, Our Town, Adding Machine). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, the play will be the second production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season.   (more...)

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival to present TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Director Cameron Knight returns to the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival to direct Twelfth Night, this season's Touring Company production. Last year, Knight directed Pericles, Prince of Tyre for traveling Shakespeare. Taltree Arboretum and Gardens in Valparaiso, Indiana hosts the first of eleven stops throughout northwestern Indiana and southwestern Michigan. The Krasl Art Center (St. Joseph, Michigan), the Goshen Theater (Goshen, Indiana), and Encore Performing Arts (Plymouth, Indiana), are the other venues further out from Potawatomi Park (South Bend, Indiana) and Battell Park (Mishawaka, Indiana) which are closer to the University of Notre Dame. (more...)

Upcoming Events for THE FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL Announced at the wild project
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The 15th Anniversary festival of LGBT arts features two weeks of theater, dance, musicals, cabaret, art, and more!  (more...)

AT&T Performing Arts Center and Mendelson Entertainment Group present THE COLORS OF CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center and Mendelson Entertainment Group are excited to announce that tickets for The Colors of Christmas featuring Peabo Bryson, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr., Ruben Studdard and Jody Watley will go on sale Friday, July 14 at 10 a.m.   (more...)

Steep Theatre Announces Seventeenth Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Steep Theatre Company is thrilled to announce the programming for its upcoming 17th season, which continues the company's tradition of presenting bold plays from today's most exciting playwrights, brought to life by fearlessly honest ensembles and visionary directors. (more...)

BWW Previews: WHAT'S COMING UP AT THE GRACIE at Gracie Theatre
by Elaine Bard - Jul 10, 2017

The Gracie Theatre has a spectacular line-up for their 2017/2018 season (more...)

Union County's Shakespeare in the Park Tour of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Kicks Off in Plainfield
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

???????The summer tour of Shakespeare's outrageously fun comedy The Taming of the Shrew kicks off at the Shakespeare Garden at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield on Sunday, July 16 at 1 p.m. (more...)

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