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Review Roundup: BIG RIVER Opens the 2017 Season at Encores!
by Review Roundups - Feb 9, 2017

First up in Encores! 2017 season is Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the Tony Award-winning musical based on Mark Twain's classic American novel. Big River will star Nicholas Barasch, Patrice Covington, Andrew Cristi, Wayne Duvall, Mike Evariste, Charlie Franklin, Annie Golden, Katherine A. Guy, Megan Masako Haley, Adrianna Hicks, Zachary Infante, Gizel Jimenez, Andrew Kruep, John-Michael Lyles, Cass Morgan, Tom Nelis, David Pittu, Tom Alan Robbins, Horace V. Rogers, Kyle Scatliffe, Christopher Sieber, and Lauren Worsham. (more...)

Registration Now Open for Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) 2017 Summer Theatre Camps
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Piedmont Players Theatre has announced its lineup for Summer Theatre Camps 2017. See al the information below! (more...)

Operadagen (Opera Days) Rotterdam 2017 Announces New Four-Year Festival Theme And First Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The 12th edition of Operadagen Rotterdam takes place from 12 through 21 May 2017 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. It is the contemporary festival for opera and music theatre. (more...)

Jordan Davies to Star in Funky New Family Show SUPERBOOTY in Liverpool
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Not content with the hearty dose of humiliation he received on stage during his recent stint in panto at The Epstein Theatre, heart-throb Jordan Davies has come back to Liverpool for a second helping! (more...)

BWW Interview: CAST of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Fulton Theatre
by Christy Brooks - Feb 9, 2017

BWW Interviews Cast of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Fulton Theatre now through February 19, 2017, under the direction of Marc Robin. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Vaudeville Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Feb 8, 2017

Following a stint at London's Park Theatre and a UK tour, the revival production of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band has a brief run on the West End; it takes over from Dead Funny in the Vaudeville prior to Stepping Out. Revolutionary when it first premiered on Broadway in 1968, it still has the potential to shock today - making its presence more important than ever. (more...)

Breakups! Drinking! Penguins! New Gorilla Tango Series to Open with Choose-Your-Own-Drinking-Adventure Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Gorilla Tango Originals presents 'Party On, Chicago!: The Choose-Your-Own-Drinking-Adventure', which performs Thursdays at 9:30pm, March 2-April 20, 2017, at Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647). (more...)

Renee Santos to Return to The Metropolitan Room with Musical Comedy BITING THE BIG APPLE AGAIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Get ready New York, Latina comedian Renee Santos is back as an official East Coaster and to prove it she's returning to The Metropolitan Room on March 11th 2017. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Announces 2017/2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is thrilled to announce the 2017/2018 Season which includes the Premiere Mainstage Series, The Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series in the Tell Studio Theatre, and the Eichmann Family Series. The season will follow an unprecedented season of record-breaking productions. Next season will continue to welcome returning and new audiences to distinctive high-caliber productions that continue the Fulton tradition of "Engaging Life Through Art." (more...)

Spring into a Season of Fun and Laughter at St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

???????Fancy a good laugh? Then get yourself down to St Helens Theatre Royal which has fantastic selection of comedy shows guaranteed to give your chuckle muscles a good work out this spring and beyond! (more...)

BWW Review: LA RONDE, The Bunker
by Gary Naylor - Feb 18, 2017

Max Gill's clever adaptation of this classic play brings it right up to date, into the world of Tinder and Grindr and fluid sexual identities. (more...)

Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern Names Ron Foth Advertising Agency...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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Creator of Children's Character, Miffy, Dies at 89
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

AMSTERDAM, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Mercis bv announced today that Dick Bruna, creator of iconic children's character, Miffy, has died age 89, in his home town of Utrecht. (more...)

Sub Focus ft Stylo G 'Lingua' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Sub Focus is starting off 2017 with a brand new original track, 'Lingua' featuring Stylo G. It follows up the success of his first two new tracks in years, 'Nobody Knows' and 'Love Divine', each receiving widespread radio support from the likes of Mistajam, Danny Howard, Phil Taggart and Annie Mac - who crowned 'Love Divine' her Hottest Record. (more...)

Alfred Hitchcock Spoof THE 39 STEPS to Begin Next Month at Rivertown Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts continues its spectacular 2016-2017 season with the chaotic comedy The 39 Steps, running Friday, March 10 through March 26 on the MainStage. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre to Experiment with 2017 Science Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Mad Cow Theatre has announced the 2017 Science Play Festival, running February 24-26 in the Harriett Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, Jack Studio Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 16, 2017

Intense and focused, this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's celebrated novel ratchets up the tension without losing the material's intellectual heft. (more...)

A Fragile Tomorrow's Dom Kelly to Release Debut Solo Album 'Everything Is Just Enough'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Dom Kelly, drummer and vocalist for the Independent Music Award-winning band A Fragile Tomorrow, will release his debut solo album 'Everything Is Just Enough' on April 7, 2017 through New York City-based label MPress Records. (more...)

BWW Review: Paradox Player's THE TAMING Soothes The Battered Political Soul
by Joni Lorraine - Feb 16, 2017

Paradox Player's THE TAMING Soothes The Battered Political Soul (more...)

BWW Interviews: Touring Veteran Reaches Milestone Performance In 42ND STREET
by Kyle Christopher West - Feb 16, 2017

Most actors receive a standard show contract for around 12 months, but that doesn't mean every actor hangs up their shoes and immediately walks into another show. In fact, not only do some actors extend their contracts, but some make an entire career out of an individual credit. Rob Ouellette, who is currently playing pianist Oscar and a member of the tap-dancing ensemble of the 42nd STREET national tour is about to shuffle into his 1,000th performance with the show on February 16th, 2017, so we caught up with him about his experience. Not only has Rob danced his way through six different companies of the musical, but he's performed several variations of the show's choreography, has worked three times with original book writer and director Mark Bramble, as well as with choreography icons Randy Skinner, Kelli Barclay, and Rick Conant, among others. (more...)

American Repertory Theater of WNY Kicks Off the Second Half of 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

American Repertory Theater of WNY is kicking off the second-half of the 2016-17 with two events that are sure to get a great season rolling again. First up on February 26th is the company's annual Mardi Gras fun-raiser to be held at the 330 Amherst Street performance space from 4 pm to 10 pm. (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/6 - 2/10
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' made its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center. (more...)

BWW Review: DYING FOR A LIFE at Hasimta Theatre - A Cute Comedy About Life Before Death
by Yuval Gerstner - Feb 15, 2017

What would you do if you were sure you're about to die in 2 days? When Dov Schwartz, a theatre critic, asked himself that question while he visited the local cemetery a ghost appeared and advised him to buy a grave before he passes away. From this point on many weird events occurs in his life while he's waiting for his death. (more...)

On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina' Tips its Sombrero To National Margarita Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On the rocks or frozen, margaritas continue to be the America's #1 Cocktail especially on National Margarita Day. This year, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina restaurants will be serving up a wide variety of tasty margarita variations and a toast-worthy value in honor of the holiday, Wednesday, Feb. 22. The authentic Mexican food-and-drink brand will be offering its classic House Margarita for just $2. Top-shelf, fruit-mixes, and specialty liquor "Meltdown" Margaritas will also be available at regular prices. (more...)

Grand Rapids Symphony's 2017-18 Season Paves the Way Back to Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Nearly 12 years ago, the Grand Rapids Symphony capped off its 75th anniversary season with a trip to the Big Apple and a concert in New York City's Carnegie Hall. The Grand Rapids Symphony, under its new Music Director Marcelo Lehninger, will return to Carnegie Hall near the end of its 88th season in April 2018. (more...)

Warren Freeman to Join The American Pops Orchestra for 'SONGS OF LOVE' at Third Thursdays Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, February 16 at 12:15 PM. (more...)

Robert Gerlach Releases INNOVATOR'S HIGH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Innovator's High provides new insights on creativity, such as: the #1 reason why people have their best ideas on the job, an unknown secret behind the innovators Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs and why great artists never steal. Creativity coach Robert Gerlach also reveals, how to transform negative feelings into creative power, he explains how to Karate chop writer's block, how to eat creativity and how to find ideas during crunch time. (more...)

Gorilla Tango Originals Produces Wacky, Gender-Bending, Family-Friendly Spin on JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Gorilla Tango Originals proudly presents a new take on an old story: "Jack and the Beanstalk: A Panto Adventure" by Jason Peck and directed by Drew Alexander Echales. "Jack and the Beanstalk: A Panto Adventure" is family friendly (best for ages 5 and up), and performs Saturdays at 1pm, March 4-April 22, 2017, at Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647). Tickets are $15; lap children (i.e. ages 1 and under) free. Please visit www.gorillatango.com or call 773-598-4549 for tickets and more information. (more...)

Ranch Living Draws Buyers To Meritus Homes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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FINDING NEVERLAND to Play at Fox Theatre in May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta is pleased to announce that individual tickets for FINDING NEVERLAND will go on sale to the public on Sunday, March 12. FINDING NEVERLAND will play at Atlanta's Fox Theatre May 16 - 21 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2016/2017 season.   (more...)

Kyle Riabko, Alan Alda, Maysoon Zayid and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, running February 15-26, 2017. Scroll down for more information, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Alice Waters to Inaugurate Lecture Series at Folsom Lake College 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Alice Waters is a chef, author, food activist, and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California. She has been a champion of local sustainable agriculture for over four decades; she will be the inaugural speaker for the Folsom Lake College Speakers Series. The lecture will be moderated by Marcus Crowder of the Sacramento Bee.  (more...)

SIDEXSIDE at Tobacco Dock adds Nicole Moudaber, Cassy, Dubfire Art Department, Ryan Elliott, Josey Rebelle and Matthew Dear
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Having already announced Jamie Jones, Guy Gerber and Leon Vynehall as room hosts, LWE have now revealed further names set to play their inspired back to back series - SIDEXSIDE at Tobacco Dock - on Sunday 16th April. (more...)

Phase 2 Carb Controller Blocks Unwanted Carbs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

KEARNY, NJ - Valentine's Day is a time to show the ones you love how much you care, which is often expressed with elaborate five-course dinners and decadent desserts and treats. And while most Valentine's Day feasts can leave you in a carb coma, feeling bloated and over-stuffed, this not-so-romantic situation can be averted by first consuming a specific white kidney bean extract called Phase 2 Carb Controller that has been clinically shown to block, on average, 65 percent or more of unwanted carbohydrates from absorbing into the body according to a study published in Nutrition Business Journal. (more...)

Sandbox Festival in Egypt Unleashes its Line-Up for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The game changing Sandbox Festival in Egypt is all ready to unleash its pioneering line-up for 2017. (more...)

Michael Kahn to Retire as Artistic Director of Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Michael Kahn will retire as artistic director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) in July 2019. A national search for Mr. Kahn's successor will begin in 2017. His successor will be announced in July 2018 and will work closely with Michael to plan the 2019/20 season. (more...)

There's Still Time to See THE LAST ROMANCE at Windham Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The show received a standing ovation on Saturday night!  There's still Plenty of time to see it on February 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 8:00 PM, February 19 at 2:00 PM or February 23 at 7:30 PM.    (more...)

BWW Review: THE HIGHWAYMEN at History Theatre
by Karen Bovard - Feb 13, 2017

Hats off to the artists seeking a theatrical way to tell the story of how one thriving African-American community was demolished in order to build part of the Eisenhower era highway system. The city here is Saint Paul, MN, but similar history can be found in Plenty of places: Charlotte, NC; Baltimore, MD; Pittsburgh, PA, among them. That's the matter at the heart of a new play, THE HIGHWAYMEN, at the History Theater, directed by Jamil Jude. (more...)

Uptown Players to Host BROADWAY OUR WAY '17 Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Uptown Players presents its 15th annual fundraiser Broadway Our Way '17, running March 2 - 5, 2017 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

Boston to Bring Hyper Space Tour to the Van Wezel This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Boston announces their Hyper Space Tour blasting into the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Monday, April 17 at 8PM. (more...)

PIANO MEN—A TRIBUTE TO ELTON JOHN & BILLY JOEL Comes to Stage One
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Combining the music of Elton John and Billy Joel on one stage, The Piano Men is a dynamic, interactive concert celebrating these two giants of pop music. The concert, which features two pianos facing off at center stage, features Broadway veterans Craig A Meyer ("A top notch performer!" Daily Variety) and Donnie Kehr ("Sensational," New York Post) accompanied by the all-star musicians and backup singers of The Rocket Band. Two pianos bring two impressive hit catalogues alive! (more...)

BWW Review: ANYONE CAN WHISTLE, Union Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 12, 2017

Anyone Can Whistle is a rare combination of a well-deserved flop and a must-see show. Swallow the myriad flaws, and its an entertaining, sharp and eerily prophetic show. (more...)

BWW Review: MY LAND'S SHORE, Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 11, 2017

The show has bags of potential, passion to burn and excellent singing, but is let down by a pedestrian book and sprawling subplots. (more...)

CINDERELLA, MADAGASCAR, and More Head Up Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 93rd season will be one to remember, as TCT brings Tri-state families six fantastical productions they won't soon forget. At the Taft Theatre, a boy that won't grow up, a princess in glass slippers, a band of animal friends and a magical nanny will all prove that dreams really do come true if you make a wish and believe in yourself.  (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, Selected cinemas, 19 February only
by Gary Naylor - Feb 10, 2017

This one-off cinema presentation is a great way to see Newsies The Broadway Musical and get a feel for what it's like to be in a big New York audience. (more...)

Lauren Molina, Julia Murney, P.J. Griffith & More Sign on for Yale Rep's ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) continues its 50th Anniversary Season with a new production of ASSASSINS, book by John Weidman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by James Bundy, March 17-April 8, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is March 23. (more...)

Clarksville Commons Wins Wintergreen Award for Excellence in Green Building by the United States Green Business Council (USGBC) Maryland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's ATTITUDE Offers Elegance and Intrigue at TPAC
by Cillea Houghton - Feb 10, 2017

The Nashville Ballet's 2017 production of ATTITUDE brought a host of grace, edge and even a bit of history to TPAC's James K. Polk Theatre on Thurs., Feb. 9. (more...)

More Tickets Up For Grabs For Nearly Sold-Out Al Murray Show At Parr Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Extra tickets have been made available for Al Murray The Pub Landlord's new show at Parr Hall after popular demand. (more...)

Chef Spotlight: Nick Nikolopoulos of BAY RIDGE BAKERY and GLUTEN FREE GLOROUSLY
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 10, 2017

Chef Nick Nikolopoulos of Bay Ridge Bakery in Brooklyn, New York and Gluten Free Gloriously in Stirling, New Jersey is in Broadwayworld.com's 'Chef Spotlight.' (more...)

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