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Brooks Atkinson Theatre (New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.

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Based on Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

JANELLE KROLL Releases New Single '24 Hrs'; Debut EP 'Outsider'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Alternative pop singer/songwriter JANELLE KROLL has teamed up with songwriter/musician/producer Penguin Prison for '24 hrs,' her new single out today (9/9) via indie label Lokal Legend. (more...)

Stranger Than Fiction Improv Returns to Seacoast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Tuesday, September 20th at 8pm, Stranger Than Fiction Improv and Comedy returns to Seacoast Rep for their Fall/Winter/Spring residency with Not at First Sight: an Improvised Romantic Comedy and homage to the screwball comedies of the 1930's, 40's and 50's. (more...)

BWW Interview: The Original Tom Jones Still Improving on His THE FANTASTICKS 50+ Years Later
by Gil Kaan - Sep 7, 2016

The latest production of the classic THE FANTASTICKS arrived at The Pasadena Playhouse September 6, 2016, directed by Seema Sueko. With the book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, THE FANTASTICKS was awarded the Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre in 1991, in its 33rd year of its 42-year Off-Broadway run (17,162 performances!). (more...)

BWW Review: Shaina Taub's Score Highlights Public Works' Colorful and Lively TWELFTH NIGHT
by Michael Dale - Sep 5, 2016

For the past three years some of New York's most joyous theatrical celebrations have graced the city as the first September chill starts to pervade Central Park's Delecorte, when the Public Theater's Public Works program assembles a cast of over 200 strong to saturate a classic text with the flavor of the five boroughs. (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY, THE UNDERSTUDY and More Set for Canal Cafe Theatre's 'American Season'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The award-winning Canal Cafe Theatre and Russell Lucas announce an exciting new season of American Theatre. (more...)

Spectrum Announces September Schedule of Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

Spectrum Listings for September 2016 SPECTRUM 121 LUDLOW STREET, 2nd FLOOR New York, NY Subway: F, M, J & Z trains to Essex/Delancey station Admission left to artist discretion: usually $15; $10 Students & Seniors Spectrum (more...)

Tribal Planet Hosts Exclusive Event to Launch Citizen Science Mobile Platform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

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The Marlowe Theatre to Celebrate Fifth Birthday in Canterbury Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre celebrates its fifth birthday next week. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Presents LEND ME A TENOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are delighted to present the second show of its 2016-2017 season:  Davis Gaines starring in the hilarious comedy LEND ME A TENOR, written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Art Manke.  LEND ME A TENOR will preview on Friday, October 21, 2016 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 22) and run through Sunday, November 13, 2016 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.    (more...)

Shirley Gale Gives Concert at Christ Church, North Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

A great treat for lovers of pipe organ music will be the recital given by renowned organist and teacher, Shirley Gale, at Christ Church, North Adelaide at 5pm on Saturday 15 October when Shirley will play a selection of some of her favourite works. (more...)

EarthTronics Introduces New Low-Watt, High Output Design Light Consortium 4.0 T8 and T5 LED Linear Tubes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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Taylor Louderman, Alex Wyse and More Join Original Chicago Stars in RIDE THE CYCLONE at MCC Theater; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

MCC Theater today announced casting and full creative team for its thrilling New York City premiere of the new musical Ride the Cyclone, which marks just the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater. (more...)

Ma-Yi Theater Company to Premiere Hansol Jung's AMONG THE DEAD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

AMONG THE DEAD, a new play by Hansol Jung, will be given its world premiere by the award-winning Asian American Off-Broadway MA-YI THEATER COMPANY at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, NYC), with previews set to begin November 6th prior to its official opening night on November 10th. (more...)

Scientific Games Awards Lucky Players $250,000 in Second Annual Shuffle Master Classic' Three Card Poker National Championship Held in Conjunction with the Global Gaming
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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BWW Review: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2016: TWELFTH NIGHT Moves To Mumbai With A Hindi Perspective
by Barry Lenny - Sep 26, 2016

It is a highly comical production, with a touch of Bollywood. (more...)

NABUFIT Provides Operational Update; Reaches Over 100,000 Downloads in Two Months
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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Imagination Playground Announces Return of Gift of Play
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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Nashville Rep Presents NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

When an already unstable cast of actors begins to suffer the slings and arrows of falling in love (as well as falling down stairs) the possibility of a successful performance plummets, but the likelihood of audience delight skyrockets. (more...)

Nashville Rep's NOISES OFF Set for October Run at TPAC
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 23, 2016

When an already unstable cast of actors begins to suffer the slings and arrows of falling in love (as well as falling down stairs) the possibility of a successful performance plummets, but the likelihood of audience delight skyrockets. That's what audiences can expect when Nashville Repertory Theatre opens the second show of its 2016-17 season: Michael Frayn's Noises Off. (more...)

Playhouse Square's State Theatre to Host THANKSGIVING SOUL JAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The most memorable hits from the decade of Motown, disco and dance join soul forces Sat., Nov. 26 at 7 pmin Playhouse Square's State Theatre for "Thanksgiving Soul Jam."  Tickets are on sale as of 11 am Sat., Sept. 24 priced at $89, $75, $65 & $55 at playhousesquare.org . 216-241-6000 and the Ticket Office (more...)

Sarah McLachlan's New Holiday Album Wonderland Due Out On Verve Records 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan will celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the release of her new holiday album Wonderland, due out on Oct. 21 on Verve Records. (more...)

Off-Broadway's MARIE AND ROSETTA and More Receive 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the recipients of the second round of the 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. (more...)

TCG Names 2016 Round 4 Recipients of Leadership U[niversity] Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) announces the 2016 Round 4 recipients of the Leadership U[niversity]-One-on-One program. (more...)

Camden People's Theatre Plays ALL THE RIGHT NOTES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Camden People'sTheatre 's brand new festival All the Right Notes brings together trailblazing work from the place where theatre and live music meet: it's a festival featuring not only theatre-makers whose work is driven by live music, but music acts whose work is audaciously theatrical, programmed in partnership with DJ and journalist Joe Muggs. They meet in the middle, splicing for your delight the hothouse thrill of live music and the buzz of inventive contemporary theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kate Hamill's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Classic Story
by Vanessa Michaud - Sep 21, 2016

Kate Hamill's fresh adaptation of the Jane Austen classic SENSE AND SENSIBILITY made its DC premiere at the Folger Theatre on September 13th. Director Eric Tucker and Choreographer Alexandra Beller took time out of their busy schedules to answer my questions on the emphasis on movement and choreography on the production and how it brings new life to the beloved Austen novel for audiences of today. (more...)

It's a High-Tech Holiday with Kurio Gifts for Every Gadget-Loving Kid
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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HAND TO GOD Tops American Theatre Magazine's 10 Most-Produced Plays List for 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

American Theatre magazine, published by Theatre Communications Group (TCG), has released its annual October Season Preview issue, which includes lists of the Top 10 Most-Produced Plays and Top 20 Most-Produced Playwrights for the coming season. Robert Askins' Hand to God will be the most-produced play, with 13 total productions, and August Wilson will be the most-produced playwright, with 18 total productions. (more...)

New Canadian Global Music Orchestra to Celebrate Canada's Sesquicentennial
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

During the 2016-17 concert season, The Royal Conservatory of Music is excited to celebrate the cultural diversity and pluralism of our great country as it turns 150 by presenting extraordinary Canadian artists from across the nation, including its world-renowned faculty and gifted students. 70 of 97 concerts include Canadian talent playing solo, in ensembles, or in special 'only at Koerner Hall' events. But that is only the beginning! (more...)

BWW Review: GOAT's JEKYLL & HYDE Is Sexy, but Safe High-Quality Theatre
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 21, 2016

Throughout all of human history, there has been something sexy and intoxicating about the fine line between good and evil; the dangerous desire to understand it, to conquer it, to control it. The Greater Orlando Actors' Theatre production of the musical JEKYLL & HYDE, running through Sunday, September 25th at the home of Central Florida Community Arts, ably captures the alluring sexuality of this temptation, but is never able to realize the innate danger that accompanies it. (more...)

BWW Review: EVITA at Kansas City
by Alan Portner - Sep 19, 2016

Mariand Torres and Mauricio Martinez soar in Lloyd Webber's Evita (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Kathleen Chalfant, Wallace Shawn, Annie Baker and More Sign Letter in Support of Black Lives Matter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Dozens of theater artists have signed a statement expressing solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives following the cancellation of Broadway Supports Black Lives Matter, a benefit that was to be hosted at Feinstein's/54 Below, a popular cabaret club. (more...)

Community Choir Gathering for 'SACRED RIGHTS, SACRED SONG' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

On November 13, 2016, a chorus of over 50 singers will present 'Sacred Rights, Sacred Song - A Concert of Concern' at the Perelman Theater in the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia at 7 p.m. 'Sacred Rights, Sacred Song' (SRSS) is an 11-piece multi-composer cantata conducted by Cantor David Tilman, that is designed to literally raise voices in concern over the state of the modern Jewish democracy in the modern Jewish State of Israel. (more...)

LottoInteractive Launches A New Era Of Digital Games For The $300 Billion Lottery Industry
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

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Special Feature: 4 of Broadway's Hottest Musical Directors Sound Off About What They Do, Inspirations and How They Do It!
by Cara Joy David - Sep 15, 2016

Who helps an actor to sing material a certain way? If you ask the majority of people outside the theater industry they would say people simply sound the way they sound or maybe credit the composer or director. In truth, in the majority of cases in the musical theater world it is the Musical (or Music) Director. This person, who is not eligible for a Tony Award and rarely gets mentioned in reviews, is integral to the product you see and hear. (more...)

Two World Premieres and More Set for Ma-Yi Theater Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

A world-premiere play, Among the Dead by Hansol Jung; a world-premiere musical by Michi Barall, Paul Lieber, and Matt Park, PEER GYNT & the Norwegian Hapa Band; and the special presentation of the hit play The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go! by Lloyd Suh in Manila comprise the season to be produced by Ma-Yi Theater Company during their 2016-2017 season, it is announced by the company's Producing Artistic Director Ralph B. Peña and Executive Director Jorge Z. Ortoll.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Bringing HONOUR to a Journey of Life and Love at Old Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

WHEN is love real and does it really last? That's the core theme of Honour, the latest offering from the Old Mill Theatre. Written by Joanna Murray-Smith and directed by Dale James, Honour follows a couple's exhausting and confronting - yet also tender and poignant - journey through life and love. (more...)

VIDEO: Lewis Black Talks Presidential Election, New Broadway Play on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, Lewis Black stopped by to talk about his new Broadway play BLACK TO THE FUTURE and shares that Donald Trump is making it hard for comedians now that the news is already funny. (more...)

Rose Theatre, Kingston Announces Full Cast for Arthur Miller's Masterpiece, ALL MY SONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Rose Theatre Kingston today announced the full company for its new production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons. Award-winning Michael Rudman directs David Horovitch as Joe Keller and Penny Downie as Kate Keller with Alex Waldmann (Chris Keller), Grace Carter (Lydia Lubey), Edward Harrison (George Deever), William Meredith (Frank Lubey), Alison Pargeter (Sue Bayliss), David Partridge (Jim Bayliss) and Francesca Zoutewelle (Ann Deever). The production opens on 2 November, with previews from 28 October, and runs until 19 November. (more...)

TCG Welcomes Adrian Budhu as New Deputy Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Adrian Budhu as its new deputy director and chief operating officer. (more...)

ESPN Adds Several Full National MLB Postseason Impact Game Telecasts
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ESPN today announced it has added several full national MLB Postseason Impact Game telecasts presented by Exxon and Mobil, including three division rivalry games, to its September schedule. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins and Jay Armstrong Johnson Join 2016 TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 TRU Love Benefit, Embracing the Unlimited: A Celebration of Inclusion in the Arts, and an initial lineup of top performers for the event have been announced. (more...)

TCG's Veterans and Theatre Institute Joins Forces with Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Veterans and Theatre Institute (VTI), a pilot program to empower veterans and active-duty military personnel to experience, study, and create theatre, has announced its partnership with Trinity Repertory Company (Trinity Rep). (more...)

ESPN Adds Several Full National MLB Postseason Impact Game Telecasts
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

ESPN today announced it has added several full national MLB Postseason Impact Game telecasts presented by Exxon and Mobil, including three division rivalry games, to its September schedule. (more...)

O BEAUTIFUL, AN OCTOROON and More Set for UMKC Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Known for high-quality productions and successful collaboration with Kansas City and nationwide theatre companies, UMKC Theatre announces its 2016-17 season. (more...)

Bank of America Becomes Season Sponsor of Huntington Community Membership Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Bank of America becomes the Season Sponsor of the Huntington Community Membership Initiative and a grant from Theatre Communications Group allows the Huntington to expand its Community Membership Initiative to the Lyric Stage Company of Boston and SpeakEasy Stage Company. Theatre Communications Group's (TCG) Audience (R)Evolution Cohort Grants, supported by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF), empower teams of three or more not-­for-­profit organizations to design and implement audience­ engagement and community­ development strategies together. (more...)

BWW Review: Tony Winner Patti LuPone Returns to the OC with COULDA, WOULDA, SHOULDA
by Michael L. Quintos - Sep 12, 2016

The very second that Tony Award-winning Broadway Legend Patti LuPone sings---heck, even when she walks out before she belts a single note---you know you're in the presence of someone that deserves the mountains of accolades she has continuously enjoyed through a very long, illustrious career on the stage. That very storied career became the abundantly cheeky narrative jumping-off point for her latest one-woman concert entitled COULDA, WOULDA, SHOULDA... PLAYED THAT PART, which played to a packed house at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa this past Friday, September 9. For her one-night-only return to the OC (part of the Center's 30th Anniversary offerings), Ms. LuPone was armed with a songbook of both showtunes she wishes she would have sung on Broadway and showtunes she herself made famous. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Carrie Underwood in New SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Intro
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Last night, NBC unveiled an all new introduction for SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL, featuring country music star Carrie Underwood. Check it out below! (more...)

New York-Based IT Company UMVLT Changes Name to Aspiris
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

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Oscar Winner Jim Broadbent Set for Final Season of GAME OF THRONES
by TV News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Oscar winner Jim Broadbent has joined the cast of HBO's GAME OF THRONES for the final season. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for U.S. Premiere of THE LAST WIFE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Fresh off an acclaimed 2015 world premiere at The Stratford Festival in Canada-where it was thrice-extended and completely sold-out-TimeLine Theatre presents the U.S. premiere of THE LAST WIFE, a feminist and fearless new play about the sixth wife of King Henry VIII that is a timely examination of politics, sex, and women's rights. (more...)

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