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BWW REVIEW: A Farce For A New Age, THE HOMOSEXUALS OR 'FAGGOTS' Is Both Hilarious And Enlightening
by Jade Kops - Mar 25, 2017

Reviving a genre for a new era, Declan Greene's THE HOMOSEXUALS OR 'FAGGOTS' presents a farce where the taboo is less being caught in a compromising position but rather being caught with a compromising opinions. (more...)

Tricia Barr Releases 'The Amarant'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

A fictional world brought to life, a dark romance that promises eternity, and a secret that threatens to end it all. Crimson Wilkinson is a teenage girl who, having survived a dark childhood, finds her escape in reading a popular vampire series. After some investigation, she becomes a very active part in the very true vampire stories the world thought were fiction and falls in love with their author, Nicholae Albaric, the sweetly lonely vampire celebrity. But her happiness is short-lived as she discovers she has a rare gene that makes the carrier extremely powerful if turned into a vampire, and she is targeted as the vampire community's number-one most-wanted, some who want to kill her before she becomes a threat, and others who want to use her powers to their own ends. 'The Amarant' is available for purchase in both print and ebook formats. Book Details: 'The Amarant' By Tricia Barr Published: February 2017 ISBN: 978-1542982214 ASIN: B06XBSPYYL Pages: 409 Genre: YA Paranormal Romance About the Author: Tricia Barr always loved creating worlds and romances through writing; however, loving history and the idea of travel more, she pursued a degree in Anthropology. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 2011 and looked hard for a job in her field for two years before she realized that her degree would not allow her the travel opportunities she truly wanted. Now she works as a writer and a jack-of-all-trades with her husband, Eric Barr, leaving them both Plenty of time and freedom to travel on their own terms as they raise a family. For review copies, author interviews, or more information please contact: Tricia Barr or Website: Facebook: Promo Link: (more...)

BWW Review: GYPSY at Maltz Jupiter Theatre Nestles Delightfully Inside the Box
by Sofia Carianna, Student Critic - Mar 24, 2017

When faced with any classic musical, a production must look in the dressing room mirror and ask itself one question: are we brave? (more...)

Yellow Claw Reveal New Video for 'Light Years' ft X Factor Holland's Rochelle
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

In 2013, Rochelle--an X Factor Holland champion--blew minds as the featured vocalist on YELLOW CLAW's 'Shotgun.' (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY's Bailey, Sanford, Ragland and Ray-Jones
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 24, 2017

We managed to corner Vickie and three of her actors - Drew Sanford, Tabby Ragland and Mandy Ray-Jones - and convince them to answer our famous Friday 5 (+1) questions, giving us some insight into why they do what they do (and how they do it), as well as to offer up some suggestions about why you should make certain you don't miss their show… (more...)

by Justin Cole Adams - Mar 24, 2017

GEORGIA MCBRIDE shows us how to step outside the status quo, one lip sync and sequin at a time. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 24, 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 SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte, and BUS STOP in Denver, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)

BWW Review: Edward Fernandez as KING LEAR at EPAC
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 23, 2017

Prepare to be astonished, delighted, and moved. (more...)

Tafelmusik Concludes US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Canada's internationally lauded Baroque orchestra Tafelmusik has just concluded its 2017 U.S. tour.  Travelling to eight cities across the country and in Puerto Rico, Tafelmusik performed a revelatory program titled 'J.S. Bach: Circle of Creation.' This interactive presentation combines text, music, and projected video and images to explore the world of the artisans – papermakers, violin carvers, string spinners, and performers – who helped J.S. Bach realize his musical genius. The glowing reports have come in from major news outlets. We invite you to read a few of these overwhelmingly positive reviews: (more...)

BWW Feature: DramaDogs Presents: FROM EVE'S FAIR HAND at The Faulkner Gallery
by Maggie Yates - Mar 23, 2017

A company with a persistent ambition to prioritize social justice in their work, DramaDogs has adopted a format for short, dramatic presentations that inform and entertain, and encourage audience engagement. Their production of From Eve's Fair Hand, by local writers Jinny Webber and Terre Ouwehand, shares (through monologue) the voices of female writers who left their mark on our cultural history. An appropriate celebration of Women's History Month, From Eve's Fair Hand introduces women like Amelia Bassano Lanier; Lady Mary Wroth; Aphra Behn; George Sands (nom-de-plume of Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin); Gertrude Stein; Virginia Woolf; and Vita Sackville-West; women who dared to write-while-female in eras when that act was considered one of non-conformity or rebellion. (more...)

BWW Review: A New RAISIN IN THE SUN Is Set to Explode
by Perry Tannenbaum - Mar 23, 2017

Theatre Charlotte's vivid new staging of A RAISIN IN THE SUN reminds us that Lorraine Hansberry's drama was written to show us all the things, good and bad, that can happen to 'a dream deferred.' (more...)

4 Shows Now Sold Out for Genesis Revisited Classic Hackett Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The continuing popularity of former Genesis guitarist and prog legend Steve Hackett is in no doubt as 4 dates on his latest 15-date UK tour have already sold out.  They are in Cambridge, Reading, London & Manchester. Tickets for the remaining eleven gigs in April & May are going fast. (more...)

BWW Review: Scena Theatre's THE NIGHT ALIVE is Supernaturally Good
by Barbara Johnson - Mar 22, 2017

"May lost souls find salvation" is the tagline of Scena Theatre's production of Conor McPherson's modern Irish play THE NIGHT ALIVE. Any lost souls wandering into this production will find it worth seeing for its superb Irish actors, Barry McEvoy and Brian Mallon, alone. They're also likely to find salvation in a story that elevates the everyday to heavenly heights. (more...)

Regal Productions Launches its Eggciting Easter Panto BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????With just over one week to go until the opening Beauty and the Beast at St Helens Theatre Royal, Regal Entertainments gave the Merseyside media a sneak preview of their egg-citing Easter panto at a press launch held at the elegant Doubletree Hotel in Liverpool. (more...)

BWW Review: CIRCUS 1903 Has A Plethora of Family-Friendly Acts Up Its Sleeve
by Rachel Weinberg - Mar 22, 2017

Come one, come all to CIRCUS 1903-THE GOLDEN AGE OF CIRCUS that has landed in Chicago with Plenty of razzle dazzle circus acts and exhilarating feats to make this show a treat for the whole family. Directed by Neil Dorward, and featuring two magnificently rendered elephant puppets from Significant Object, the artistic company that was also behind WAR HORSE, CIRCUS 1903 is a feast for the eyes and recalls the delights of a classic traveling circus. (more...)

Nasty Drew is Back with Special Guest Latrice Royale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

'Raunchy Romeo of Burlesque' Chris Harder presents the latest installment of his drag and burlesque series at the Laurie Beechman Theater! (more...)

Avoid Festival FOMO: How to Plan a Trip to the 2017 National Arts Festival in South Africa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

To avoid a big dose of Festival FOMO, it is time for both local and international visitors to start planning for a trip to the South Africa's biggest bucket-list cultural and social celebration, The National Arts Festival. This year's Festival takes place from 29 June until 9 July. (more...)

Woodruff School ACE Music Releases Cast of JAMES AND GIANT PEACH JR, 4/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program has its cast completed for their spring production of James and the Giant Peach JR (more...)

VIDEO: Chatwood Musical Society Answers Why People Should Come See IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2017

A local Sydney theatre company is to present the Australian premiere of a hilarious new Broadway show. Find out why the cast wants audiences to come see the show in the video below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Colin Hovde
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 21, 2017

Today's subject Colin Hovde is living his theatre life in two very different ways. He is currently in his fifth season as the Producing Artistic Director of Theater Alliance which performs at the Anacostia Playhouse. Their current production Mnemonic runs through April 9th. The show is directed by Hovde. (more...)

Curve Adapting Roald Dahl's GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE for the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Following the success of Fantastic Mr Fox, The Twits and The Witches, Curve is delighted to announce a new Made At Curve co-production of Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine for Christmas 2017.  (more...)

Review Roundup: LoftOpera Production of Rossini's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

LoftOpera opened Rossini's OTHELLO on March 16 in Brooklyn. (more...)

New Jersey Repertory Announces Lineup of Spring Classes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Something new and exciting is taking shape in one of the Jersey Shore's most creative, visitor-friendly neighborhoods . . . and, beginning this spring, adults of all ages, artistic interests and experience levels can become part of this amazing story through a series of instructional classes in the West End section of Long Branch, NJ. (more...)

The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program Announces Cast for Spring Production of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Woodruff School ACE Music Theater Program has its cast completed for their spring production of James and the Giant Peach JR. Produced with special permission from Music Theatre International, Based on one of Roald Dahl's most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this 'masterpeach' of a tale.  Featuring a wickedly tuneful score and a witty and charming book, this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery is destined to be a classic. The musical will open April. 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2017 (all shows 7pm). Each show will be open with a red carpet for all guests 45 minutes before each show. There will be a press preview April 4th from 2:30-4:30pm. (more...)

Jones/Hope/Wooten's SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY Opens Friday 3/24 at Arts Center of Cannon County
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 20, 2017

The hilarity of the Futrelle clan and their own special brand of Southern Hospitality opens Friday night, March 24, running through April 8 at The Arts Center of Cannon County. (more...)

BWW Review: SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL Brings Music and Laughs to Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - Mar 20, 2017

It opens in a seedy disco and closes at a papal mass. In between, there's music, mayhem, and, just maybe, a little divine intervention. (more...)

BWW Review: ROMAN TRAGEDIES, Barbican Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 18, 2017

Extraordinary, astonishing, unmissable five star production that brings three of Shakespeare's plays up to date in an electrifying production that should not be missed. (more...)

BWW Review: Keegan Theatre Presents Masterful PARADE, A Must See Production
by Jeffrey Walker - Mar 18, 2017

Co-directed with precision by Christina A. Coakley and Susan Marie Rhea, Keegan's PARADE keeps the staging simple and imaginative, cutting away clutter and using only the barest of props and scenic elements to help the story unfold. No one who has seen previous Keegan musicals, such as HAIR, CABARET, or AMERICAN IDIOT could be surprised by the quality of this rendering of PARADE; I fully expect this production to be recognized multiple times when the next round of Helen Hayes Awards comes around. (more...)

FINDING NEVERLAND to Arrive Next Month at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce the anticipated arrival of FINDING NEVERLAND, playing the Fox Cities P.A.C. April 17-22, 2017. (more...)

Jesus Comes To Little Theatre of Manchester with GODSPELL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Little Theatre of Manchester (LTM) continues its 2017 season with the musical theatre phenomenon Godspell. Parables vibrantly come to life in the beloved family-friendly musical based on The Gospel According to St. Matthew. (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

BWW Review: Erin Markey's A RIDE ON THE IRISH CREAM Takes a Victory Lap with Album Release at Joe's Pub
by Troy Frisby - Mar 17, 2017

Like the Criminologist in ROCKY HORROR, Erin Markey is here to take you on a strange journey. Well, technically, said journey has been going on since 2013. And, after years of working on her original musical, A RIDE ON THE IRISH CREAM, this was more of a victory lap for Markey, in the form of an album release celebration at Joe's Pub. Don't worry, though. It's still Plenty strange. (more...)

The Berry Theatre to Host its First Storytelling Festival in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

This Spring, The Berry Theatre is celebrating the joy of storytelling in The Storytelling Festival between the 10th - 22nd April, marking the first year of the Write Now development programme. (more...)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Announced as Queen's Theatre's 2017/18 Pantomime
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

After months of anticipation, the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has announced it will be staging Beauty and the Beast as this year's pantomime.  (more...)

BWW Review: AFTER PARTY, Pleasance Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 16, 2017

After Party sees tensions, long since buried, bubble to the surface, as one of the old gang returns from prison to settle old scores and reclaim what he believes to be his. (more...)

'Jamaican Entrepreneurship' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

ROSSLYN, Va., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Jamaica has a great system for producing world-class athletes and has become known as the 'sprint factory.' Usain Bolt, the fastest human on earth, is one example of what the system has produced, but there are Plenty of other champions in the pipeline. Track and field training is a part of the national culture and it begins in early childhood. Can this experience be replicated to turn the island into an 'entrepreneurship factory?' UMT professor Dr. Glen Laman says 'Yes.' (more...)

Blue Man Group Announces Fourth Annual Drum-Off in Partnership with Florida Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Blue Man Group announced today that they are teaming up with Florida Music Festival to host the fourth annual drum-off on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 in downtown Orlando. Video submissions are open from Mar. 13 to Apr. 2, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE FINAL DAYS OF WOLFE TONE Strikes a Powerful Chord at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Cillea Houghton - Mar 15, 2017

When reading the description of THE FINAL DAYS OF WOLFE TONE, you wouldn't expect it to be a comedy. And while it technically doesn't fall into that category, it's clear within the first few minutes of the show that humor is a common thread weaved throughout the production that made its mark on a captivated crowd at TPAC's Andrew Johnson Theatre on Mon., March 13. (more...)

Scottish Panto Queen Returns To The King's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

She's baaaack - oh yes she is! First Lady of Scottish pantomime Elaine C Smith returns to the King's Theatre this Christmas to star in Sleeping Beauty where she'll play The Fairy. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Lister Talks West End Revival of 42ND STREET
by Marianka Swain - Mar 15, 2017

Actor Tom Lister is best known for playing Carl King on Emmerdale, but he's also amassed a number of stage credits, including Legally Blonde, Calamity Jane and Water Babies. He's currently starring in the West End revival of 42nd Street, alongside Sheena Easton, Clare Halse and Stuart Neal. The show begins previews on 20 March. (more...)

CULTUREMART 2017 Kicks Off Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The OBIE-winning HERE presents CULTUREMART 2017, taking place tonight, March 15, through March 25. (more...)

Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn Announces Second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's POPEYE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn will present its second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's 1980 cult-classic POPEYE on Tuesday, March 28th. (more...)

Ravina Announces 2017 Summer Season
by Kevin Pollack - Mar 15, 2017

James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Gustavo Dudamel, Susanna Malkki, Kent Nagano, a "virtual" Esa-Pekka Salonen, and three conductors making Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts take the podium.  (more...)

Enjoy an Evening of Aerial Antics with THE HODWALLOPS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Join The Hogwallops, a family like no other, for an afternoon of everyday tasks taken to the extreme at The Point on Saturday 8th April. (more...)

BWW Review: SEVENTEEN, Lyric Hammersmith
by Gary Naylor - Mar 15, 2017

Seventeen captures a cathartic moment in young people's lives - the last day at school - but does not reach its potential due to a largely lacklustre script. (more...)

CHICAGO Comes to Harris Center for Seven Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

CHICAGO is coming to Folsom! The beloved musical is coming to the Harris Center for seven performances this month! It has everything that makes for a great Broadway musical: one show stopping song after another, some truly astonishing dancing, a universal tale of fame, fortune and "all that jazz." CHICAGO takes to Stage One on Thursday, March 23. (more...)

Hudson Theatre Ensemble Silly on Sixth Children's Series presents a Funny and Zany Musical STONE IN THE ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Hudson Theatre Ensemble Silly on Sixth Children's Series presents a funny and zany musical Stone in the Road by Kristi Thielen. Performances at Hudson School Performance Space 601 Park Ave., Hoboken on: Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 11am and 1pm, Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 11am and 1pm, Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11am and 1pm, Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 11am and 1pm, (8 performances - Show runs about 40 minutes) (more...)

Express Logic Introduces First Industrial-Grade IoT Device-to-Cloud Connectivity Platform
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017


by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

he Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres is in full swing preparing for the opening act of the 2017 Season, "Coming of Age", celebrating the 21st season of Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Charles Dickens Lives in TO BEGIN WITH at the Historic Wesley Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Gerald Charles Dickens, the great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens, takes center stage when Hennepin Theatre Trust presents the anticipated return of TO BEGIN WITH at the Historic Wesley Center (101 E. Grant St., Minneapolis) Tuesday, March 28 to Saturday, April 15, 2017. (more...)

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