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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Take a Look at Shakespeare Theatre Company's MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Provocative director Liesl Tommy brings Broadway savvy, storytelling flair and a revolutionary sensibility to Macbeth, Shakespeare's masterpiece of suspense. In a world beset by civil war and invasion, Macbeth and his artful lady begin a series of murders, designed to further their own ambitions, only to Plunge their lives into madness. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford Star in BLADE RUNNER 2049
by Movies News Desk - May 8, 2017

There are still pages left in this story. Watch the all-new trailer for BLADE RUNNER 2049, in theaters October 6.  (more...)

Kahn & Corsaro Reprise Cabaret Show
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Should we call it "Linda and Maria Explain it All?" They certainly do in their performance of "What the Hell is Cabaret?!", to be performed four times in the coming weeks at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on 42nd Street. (more...)

I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE and More Set for Theatre Too's 2017-18 Season at Theatre Three
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Theatre Three Artistic Director Jeffrey Schmidt has announced the full production calendar for its downstairs Theatre Too studio space, including three new works from local playwrights and the final run of the annual musical comedy 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Stephen Brown's play Occupational Hazards, which is based on Rory Stewart's critically acclaimed memoir of the same name. Directed by Simon Godwin, this new play tells an extraordinary story about the moral conflicts, the dangers and the comic absurdities inherent in any foreign occupation. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Lin Manuel Miranda's 21 CHUMP STREET Musical to Be Staged in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Lin Manuel Miranda's 21 Chump Street will receive its Victorian Premier this June, as part of an unmissable double bill presented by Pursued by Bear.  (more...)

BBC Worldwide and PBS to Present CALL THE MIDWIFE Christmas Special
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2017

PBS announced today that the popular Christmas special and a seventh season of the critically acclaimed BBC drama CALL THE MIDWIFE will return to PBS.The CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL will air in late 2017 and the seventh season will air in the spring of 2018. (more...)

Theatre Artists Studio Announces 2017 New Summer Shorts
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Summer in Arizona means two things: Triple digit temperatures and blazing creativity at Theatre Artists Studio as we present our 11th annual 'New Summer Shorts' festival of 10-minute plays! (more...)

Axelrod presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES with Nat Chandler
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Speaking of 'birds of a feather,' this musical is not so much about birds, as it is about drag queens. Think Robin Williams and Nathan Lane in 'The Birdcage,' add a fabulous Broadway score by Jerry Herman (of 'Hello, Dolly!' fame), a hilarious book by Harvey Fierstein ('Kinky Boots') and a few thousand feathers and sequins, and you have 'La Cage aux Folles,' the Tony-winning musical that too rarely gets a chance on stage these days! (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Jinsoo Lim Dances Over the Strings
by Erica Miner - May 25, 2017

Michael Jinsoo Lim's capable hands have serenaded music lovers in the top halls of the US (more...)

Review Roundup: MACBETH with Machine Guns at Shakespeare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Provocative director Liesl Tommy brings Broadway savvy, storytelling flair and a revolutionary sensibility to Macbeth, Shakespeare's masterpiece of suspense. In a world beset by civil war and invasion, Macbeth and his artful lady begin a series of murders, designed to further their own ambitions, only to Plunge their lives into madness. (more...)

Belvoir Warms Up Winter With A Fiery Comedy THE ROVER
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Lost in a maze of masquerade and revelry, a ratbaggy gang of exiled cavaliers Plunge into the steamy depths of Spanish occupied Naples at carnival-time. They fall into the usual traps of thwarted love and mistaken identity while causing merry havoc across the town. (more...)

BWW Review: Polar Opposites Explore Romance In ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME
by Michael Dale - May 19, 2017

Kat, the woman who's at the center of the wildly fun and unpredictable new two-person musical comedy Ernest Shackleton Loves me, is not exactly in a good emotional place when the show begins. (more...)

The CW Announces 2017-18 Primetime Schedule Featuring New Shows & Returning Favorites
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

The CW presents its 2017-18 primetime schedule to advertisers, affiliates, and national media today at the New York City Center in New York City, with the multi-platinum, multi-Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse opening the show with the worldwide debut performance of their new single, "Dig Down." (more...)

Asolo Rep presents TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Asolo Rep proudly presents the final production of its 2016-17 season: TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA, the stunning new theatrical re-imagination of Jules Verne's classic deep sea tale created by Craig Francis and Rick Miller, who will direct the production, presented by Canada's family-focused entertainment production company Kidoons and WYRD Productions and produced by Jeff Lord.  TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA comes to life on stage by way of visually striking multimedia storytelling, with vivid projections that will take the audience on the voyage of a lifetime. Previews are Wednesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 8 at 7pm, opening night is Friday, June 9 at 7pm and the production runs through Saturday, July 1 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Interview - Lyricist Glenn Slater Talks GALAVANT CD Set Release, BEATSVILLE & More
by Melanie Votaw - May 14, 2017

Broadway lyricist Glenn Slater speaks with BWW about the much-anticipated release of the full music CD set from GALAVANT, the CD signing for A BRONX TALE, BEATSVILLE, and what it's really like to write for musical theater. (more...)

'Embracing the Race: 40 Devotions for the Runner's Soul' by Lisa Preuett is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

As water quenches a runner's thirst, God's word refreshes your weary soul. CrossLink Publishing is pleased to announce the release in paperback and eBook formats for the Amazon Kindle, the Barnes & Noble Nook, and the Apple iBookstore of 'Embracing The Race' by Lisa Preuett of Taylorsville, KY. Kyle Idleman, best-selling author of Not a Fan, and teaching pastor at Southeast Christian Church says, 'Honest and fun to read, you'll find encouragement and challenge that come from Bible passages and through the language of a runner. If you're a runner, you'll love this book. If you're not a runner, there is plenty here for you, too.' The apostle Paul depicts the Christian life as a race to be won. Runners thrive on pounding the pavement, but maybe your weary soul needs a boost. The devotional readings in 'Embracing The Race' will resonate with runners of all levels: hopeful beginners, aspiring 5K'ers, seasoned marathoners, or anywhere in between. You'll be awakened to powerful parallels between running and the Christian life; equipped with relevant scripture and practical life application; encouraged to persevere - regardless of obstacles - and inspired to step out of your comfort zone. You'll ultimately be challenged to Plunge deeper in your relationship with Jesus. Get ready to pound the pavement and embrace your race of faith! Each day's reading offers a scripture to reflect upon, a snippet from the runner's world, and a fresh Biblical insight that correlates with an aspect of running. Each reading ends with challenging questions to provoke thought (Ready?), more scripture (Get set.), and a heartfelt prayer (Go!) Embracing The Race (ISBN: 978-1633570726 Trade Paper, 178 pages, $14.95, Devotional), from CrossLink Publishing, is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. About the author: Lisa Preuett is a follower of Jesus, wife and mom of two. An avid runner, she's completed multiple races from 5K to full marathon. Actively involved in women's ministry at Southeast Christian Church, she thrives on encouraging others in their faith. She resides in Taylorsville, KY. You can connect with her at www.reststopforthesoul.com. About the Publisher: CrossLink Publishing is a traditional Christian publishing company based in Castle Rock, CO. CrossLink publishes a variety of bible study, meditation, and spiritual growth books distributed by AtlasBooks. For more information, visit CrossLinkPublishing.com. Contact: Rick Bates, Managing Editor CrossLink Publishing 888-697-4851 (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club's FULFILLMENT CENTER Announces Full Casting; Performances Begin June 6
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce complete casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Fulfillment Center, the new play by Abe Koogler (Kill Floor), directed by Daniel Aukin (Fool For Love at MTC). (more...)

Nyansa Goes Private With New Enterprise Analytics Platform
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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Lisann Valentin's Sophomore Film EUROPEANY to Premiere at the Women In Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Actor and writer Lisann Valentin's second short film, 'Europeany,' will premiere at the 8th Annual Women In Comedy Festival in Cambridge, Massachusetts. No stranger to dramatic film and TV, this is the actor's first time venturing into comedy as a writer. (more...)

AMAZON ADVENTURE Film Coming to IMAX Screens/Smithsonian World Premiere 4/18
by Movies News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

SK Films, an award-winning producer and distributor of natural history entertainment, and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, the acclaimed film production unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, announced today the IMAX/Giant Screen film AMAZON ADVENTURE will launch on April 18, 2017 (more...)

BWW Review: TWISTED MELODIES Wrings Laughter, Tears At Center Stage
by Cybele Pomeroy - Mar 29, 2017

If you are already a Hathaway fan, you really must not miss this show. If you are not already a fan, prepare to be converted. I walk into the show knowing very little of Donny Hathaway and walk out touched and changed forever. Writer/Performer Kelvin Roston has created a brilliant work of heartbreak, genius and intimacy to terrify and delight patrons of Center Stage. (more...)

BWW Review: Southwest Shakespeare Presents PRIDE@PREJUDICE
by Herbert Paine - Mar 28, 2017

If, perchance, you had never read Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, you'd be none the worse for the delight you'd glean from Southwest Shakespeare Company's scintillating and brainy production of PRIDE@PREJUDICE, Daniel Elihu Kramer's clever modernization of the 1813 classic. (more...)

GKIDS and Fathom Events Partner to Bring Ultimate Series of Animated Masterpieces to U.S. Cinemas Throughout 2017
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Following the success of the “Spirited Away” and “Princess Mononoke” cinema events, GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award®-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events, the leading distributor of event cinema, are proud to announce a partnership to bring the biggest series of anime titles to U.S audiences throughout 2017. The series features Studio Ghibli's revered animated classics, a selection of GKIDS new release titles and an ongoing animated short film mini-festival. (more...)

Scoop: THE TWINS: HAPPILY EVER AFTER? on FREEFORM - Monday, March 27, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TWINS: HAPPILY EVER AFTER? , airing on FREEFORM on Monday, March 27, 2017! (more...)

Homeownership Hits 50-Year Record Lows; Weakened Housing Market Restricts Economic Growth, Stalling the American Dream for Millions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

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Recent Cutbacks' Dinosaur Parody HOLD ON TO YOUR BUTTS to Stomp Into Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

New York-based Recent Cutbacks announces the return of its acclaimed theatrical comedy Hold On To Your Butts, a live, shot-for-shot remake of Jurassic Park performed by just two actors and a foley artist, to Chicago for a limited engagement at Donny's Skybox Theater at The Second City Training Center (230 W. North Ave, 4th Floor) April 20 through 23, 2017. (more...)

Abe Koogler's FULFILLMENT CENTER World Premiere Bows Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

A friendly reminder! Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Fulfillment Center, the new play by Abe Koogler (Kill Floor), directed by Daniel Aukin (Fool For Love at MTC), begins performances tomorrow, Tuesday, June 6, at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The limited engagement will open Tuesday, June 20. (more...)

'FAITHFUL RUSLAN' to Mark Centenary of Russian Revolution at Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

In the year marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Belgrade Theatre and Citizens Theatre are bringing to the stage an adaptation of Faithful Ruslan - The Story of a Guard Dog, based on the cult novel by Georgi Vladimov and directed by Helena Kaut-Howson. (more...)

Author Releases Humorous Book 25 Years in the Making
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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Recent Cutbacks to Return to The PIT with Double Feature Fridays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The PIT (Stephen Stout, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the return of acclaimed company Recent Cutbacks with their hit film parodies Hold On To Your Butts and Fly, You Fools! for three Double Feature Fridays, starting June 23, 2017. (more...)

Orezone Announces Recent Drilling That Shows Potential for Several New High-Grade Zones at Bombore Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

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Nat Geo WILD Announces All-New Jawsome 'SharkFest' Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

With the help of scientists and shark experts, SharkFest will deliver the facts and raise awareness about these 'jawsome' animals in more than 131 countries and 38 languages. (more...)

BWW Previews: ROCKLAND BERGEN MUSIC FESTIVAL at German Masonic Park
by Peter Danish - Jun 21, 2017

This weekend the biggest music festival of the year in Rockland & Bergen County will be held at the German Masonic Park in Blauvelt! (more...)

AT&T Audience Network Taps Ed Bernero as New Showrunner for Crime Drama ICE
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

AT&T* AUDIENCE Network and global independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) have brought on Ed Bernero ('Criminal Minds,' 'Third Watch,' and 'Crossing Lines') to serve as showrunner for season 2 of the high-impact, serialized crime drama 'ICE.' (more...)

Tit4Twat Theatre Presents LOSERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Grab a voting handset, meet four dangerously desperate contestants and decide their formidable fates. It's the most nail-biting TV game-show of the decade, and no one's going down without a fight... (more...)

Spanish Adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET & More Set for Theater on the Lake's 65th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Chicago Park District today announced the five genre-defying productions comprising the 65th season of Theater on the Lake, the Chicago Park District summer theater festival. (more...)

Situations Announces New Arts Event THE TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Internationally renowned producer Situations (Theaster Gates' Sanctum for Bristol and the 100-year Future Library in Oslo) has developed a new type of arts event for the coastal bay area of Torbay in South Devon. (more...)

BWW Review: TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Jun 11, 2017

Asolo Repertory Offers Another Unique Production With Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals with OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Stephen Brown's play Occupational Hazards, which is based onRory Stewart's critically acclaimed memoir of the same name. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Anchorage (more...)

BWW Featured Dance Studio: PERIDANCE CAPEZIO CENTER
by Caryn Cooper - Apr 30, 2017

Peridance Capezio Center is a leading New York City based dance school that is known to be a home for all styles of dance and for all ages. The teachers are world renowned and the center is a place where toddlers, teenagers, adults and International students from around the world can learn alongside professional dancers. Peridance Capezio Center (more affectionately known as Peridance) is dedicated to offering accessible dance classes of the highest caliber- with over 250 weekly classes for adults and children in a nurturing and professional environment; providing dancers the opportunity to learn and work with acclaimed master teachers and guest artists; giving access to affordable high-quality rehearsal studios and performance spaces for artists to create and perform; all while maintaining a strong national and international presence in the dance education community to positively influence future generations of artists. (more...)

BWW Review: FAITHFUL CHEATERS at Trinity Repertory Company
by Larry O'Brien - Apr 27, 2017

FAITHFUL CHEATERS is a zany, fast-paced, did I say zany already,well-acted farce. Zany. (more...)

Engineer Theatre's Psychological Horror THE GAP IN THE LIGHT to Plunge New Diorama Into Darkness
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

One week today, Engineer Theatre Collective, who have turned heads and earned critical praise for bringing real-life issues to the stage in verbatim, Lecoq-influenced human dramas, will turn their attention to a brand new genre, psychological horror, with their latest production The Gap in the Light, which premieres at New Diorama in May. (more...)

ALA.NI Releases 'Suddenly' from Debut Album 'You & I'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

On June 9, the British-born, Paris-based artist ALA.NI will release her debut album You & I through Missing Piece Records. Today, ALA.NI released 'Suddenly,' the third song to be released from the forthcoming album, which is now avilable for pre order. (more...)

Photo Flash: HOOKMAN Opens Tomorrow at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Her mother warned her about the treacherous hook-handed man hiding in the back seat, but only after a tragic accident could Lexi see the real threat of the hookman. The bitingly funny, edge-of-your-seat scary Hookman is a lethally sharp slasher comedy about grief, adolescence, and the power of the stories we tell each other and ourselves. (more...)

AMAZON ADVENTURE Film Coming to IMAX Screens/Smithsonian World Premiere Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

SK Films, an award-winning producer and distributor of natural history entertainment, and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, the acclaimed film production unit of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, announced today the IMAX/Giant Screen film AMAZON ADVENTURE will launch on April 18, 2017 (more...)

College Choice Releases 2017 Ranking of the 25 Best Online Master's in Elementary Education
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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Interfaith Panel and Screening of THE RENDEZVOUS to Benefit reGeneration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

 The special advance Los Angeles screening of The Rendezvous, the new adventure thriller starring Stana Katic (Castle, Absentia) and Raza Jaffrey (Homeland, Code Black), followed by an interfaith panel discussion to benefit reGeneration will take place April 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Laemmle Royal Theater, in West Los Angeles. (more...)

COMBUSTION, LABELS, OCTOPUS and More Set for Summer 2017 at Tara Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

As Tara Arts celebrates its 40th anniversary throughout 2017, the company continues to put the experiences of the UK's diverse communities centre stage. (more...)

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