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3rd Annual New Works Brooklyn Festival to Feature Plays by Lindsey Ferrentino and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will present its third annual New Works Brooklyn festival on April 5 - 9, 2017. (more...)

Lyric Stage Offering Lyric Next Stage Directing Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Spiro Veloudos and Artistic Director A. Nora Long today announced LYRIC NEXT STAGE - Lyric Stage's new program to support the development of the many early and mid-career directors who get their start in Boston, encouraging them to consider Boston a viable artistic home. (more...)

Park City Institute to Present Nellie McKay in A GIRL NAMED BILL at Eccles Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Park City Institute presents actress-singer-songwriter-musician, Nellie McKay, performing 'A Girl Named Bill - the Life and Times of Billy Tipton,' on the Eccles Center Main Stage, Saturday April 15. The evening begins at 7:30 PM. (more...)

New Musicals to Tackle Eating Disorders and AIDS at NYTB's New Works Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The tenth season of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series continues on Monday, April 24, 2017 at The Cell with pre-premieres of two new musicals: Pretty to the Bone and Ryan White. (more...)

'War & Peace' Director Tom Harper to Helm THE ROCKS for Entertainment One
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) announced today it has acquired television rights to The Rocks, the best-selling novel by Peter Nichols. BAFTA nominated Tom Harper (War & Peace, Peaky Blinders, Misfits) will direct with Laura Eason (House of Cards, Sex with Strangers) attached to write the scripted series. (more...)

Photo Flash: Peter Davison, Phoebe Waller-Bridge & More At DON JUAN IN SOHO Opening
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Tonight, the West End revival of Patrick Marber's Don Juan in Soho opened at Wyndham's Theatre. The production stars David Tennant, Adrian Scarborough and Gawn Grainger, and plays until 10 June. See production pictures here (more...)

SHOCKHEADED PETER and 'NEVERMORE' Slated for Black Button Eyes' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce its 2017-18 season, kicking off in late summer 2017 with the Chicago storefront premiere of SHOCKHEADED PETER, the silly and sinister musical based on Heinrich Hoffmann's popular German children's book The Struwwelpeter. (more...)

JANE EYRE Begins Performances at Milwaukee Rep 4/25 - 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the critically acclaimed adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic storyJane Eyre in the Quadracci Powerhouse beginning April 25 through May 21. Directed by KJ Sanchez (Harvey, The Diary of Anne Frank), Jane Eyre is a passionate romance meets thrilling psychological drama performed by ten actors playing more than 20 roles.  The production combines Victorian-era costumes with inventive staging to bring new creativity and vitality to the classic story, considered one of the most widely read novels in the English language. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DON JUAN IN SOHO Starring David Tennant
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

David Tennant (DJ) plays the title role in Patrick Marber's Don Juan in Soho with Adrian Scarborough as Stan and Gawn Grainger as Louis. (more...)

Photo Flash: Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden Welcomes 250 Supporters to Annual Spring Benefit in Palm Beach
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden today announced 250 supporters attended the annual Spring Benefit that was held on Sunday, April 2, at the Palm Beach home of Keith & Linda Beaty.  (more...)

Scoop: RIVERDALE on THE CW - Thursday, April 27, 2017
by - Apr 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on RIVERDALE, airing on THE CW on Thursday, April 27, 2017! (more...)

OSLO, JANE EYRE, and More Part of National Theatre's Newest Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

National Theatre has just announced its newest season line-up. Check out what's coming below! (more...)

A Collection of Dance Works Inspired by 'Home' and the IMAGINING HOME Exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Collective, Baltimore's hub for dancers and choreographers, will present a collection of works entitled This is Home, featuring seven premier works crafted around the universal theme of home and inspired by the Imagining Home exhibit in the Patricia and Mark Joseph Education Center at the Baltimore Museum of Art. This is Home will run at Baltimore's Theatre Project, 45 West Preston Street, on Saturday, April 29th at 8pm and Sunday, April 30th at 3pm. The concert will feature works by the following choreographers: Samantha Hopkins, Martha Johnston, Adrienne Kraus Latanishen, Brittni Mann, Caitlin McAfee, Polly Mizani, Lynne Price, Gianna Rodriguez, Kristen Yeung and guest choreographers Iyun Ashani Harrison and Sarah Beth Oppenheim. (more...)

The Kitchen to Honor John Cale and Lawrence Weiner at Spring 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Kitchen's Spring 2017 Gala celebrates John Cale and Lawrence Weiner, two pivotal artists whose careers have spanned over five decades. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - New TNT Comedy CLAWS Starring Niecy Nash, Premieres 6/11
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

TNT's CLAWS is a midnight-dark, wickedly funny meditation on female badness set in a Central Florida nail salon (more...)

BWW Review: CASTE, Finborough Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Apr 4, 2017

Celebrating the 150th year from its first production, Caste at Finborough Theatre is an underwhelming classist act with a polyester feel. (more...)

Breaking News: Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde & Reed Birney Will Lead 1984 on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin announced today that Tony® Award nominee Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut, and Tony® Award winner Reed Birney will lead the cast of the Broadway Premiere of the new stage adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984.  The trio, who will portray the novel's classic characters Winston Smith, Julia and O'Brien, respectively, will be joined by Wayne Duvall (Parsons), Carl Hendrick Louis (Martin), Nick Mills (Syme), Michael Potts (Charrington), and Cara Seymour (Mrs. Parsons).  (more...)

Digital Pacific Acquires Anchor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017


East London Dance's Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund awards six outstanding dance creatives at the 2017 Dance Enterprise Ideas Summit, hosted by East London Dance. (more...)

THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE Opens Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

One of the UK's best-loved plays, Jim Cartwright's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, opens the summer season at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre in June. (more...)

Julie Menin Presents First of its Kind NYC Music Study at Brooklyn Newsmakers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The landscape of NYC's music industry took center stage as the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted Julie Menin, Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, at a special neighborhood edition of the Brooklyn Newsmakers speaker series on Monday, April 24, 2017. The event took place at concert venue/bowling alley/eatery, Brooklyn Bowl, in Williamsburg. (more...)

The Wilbury Group to Close 2016-17 Season with SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Wilbury Group closes its 2016/17 season with the multiple Tony Award-winning rock musical with Spring Awakening. (more...)

Skating Polly Announce US Tour with X! 'New Trick' EP Out 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Skating Polly is excited to announce that they will be joining X on tour in early May following the April 28th release of their New Trick EP that features Nina Gordon and Louise Post from Veruca Salt. The EP was produced by Brad Wood (Liz Phair, Sunny Day Real Estate, Smashing Pumpkins) and is the follow-up to 2016's The Big Fit LP. (more...)

New Works by Lisa Kron, Duncan Sheik, Josh Radnor, Stephen Trask, Lynn Nottage and More Set for Knockout 33rd Season at Vassar
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the programming lineup for their upcoming 33rd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season, which brings together some of the most influential theatrical voices working today for fully-staged productions of new plays, workshop presentations of new plays and musicals, and readings of other works in progress. (more...)

Zany Musical Comedy CRAZY FOR YOU to Play The Candlelight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Crazy for You, the zany musical comedy combining mistaken identities and plot twists galore with a Gershwin score and fabulous dance numbers, opens May 13th at The Candlelight Theatre. (more...)

In a Crowd of Thousands! Meet the Full Company of ANASTASIA, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, dances into Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) tonight, April 24, 2017, produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. Scroll down to get to know the company before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Matt Okine to Write & Star in New Stan Original Series THE OTHER GUY from eOne
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Australia's leading local streaming service Stan announced today that production has begun on its latest Stan Original Series, THE OTHER GUY, starring and written by popular Aussie comedian and broadcast personality Matt Okine. (more...)

Podcast: 'Broadwaysted' Welcomes the Fabulous Cast of CAGNEY
by Broadwaysted - Apr 23, 2017

It's time for Another Round of Broadwaysted and this week the whole gang is hanging out with some of the talented cast members of CAGNEY THE MUSICAL! On this episode, we' pour out wine and gather around the mics with Jeremy Benton, Bruce Sabath, Josh Walden, and Ellen Zolezzi and discuss the musical that has kept them all tapping and singing Off-Broadway for over a year! (more...)

Kentwood Players Announce Open Auditions for THE GINGERBREAD LADY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for THE GINGERBREAD LADY, a dramedy by Neil Simon, on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 12:00noon to 4:00pm and Sunday, May 14 from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Callbacks will be held on Monday, May 15 from 7:00 to 10:00pm by appointment only. This is a non-equity, non-paid production directed by Drew Fitzsimmons and produced by Jenny Boone and Lynn Gutstadt for Kentwood Players with rights secured from Samuel French. (more...)

3M Honored for Its Technology Innovations at 2017 Edison Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017


Erin Leigh Peck Will Lead PRETTY TO THE BONE at New York Theatre Barn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

New York Theatre Barn has been incubating and producing new musicals that tell untold stories for the past 10 years. Led by Artistic Director, Joe Barros, the company's 10th season of its New Works Series, features a pre-premiere of the provocative new musical Pretty to the Bone. (more...)

Veteran Bluesman Blind Lemon Pledge Explores Americana on 'Backwoods Glance'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Blind Lemon Pledge (aka James Byfield) is taking a 'Backwoods Glance' with a new album that explores the Americana, Folk, and Country influences that are also an important part of his musical heritage. (more...)

BWW Review: HUMANA FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - Apr 19, 2017

Playwrighting Awards and Ghostlight Project (more...)

Entertainment One & Palomar Announce New Series GADDAFI from Roberto Saviano
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Global independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) and Palomar are pleased to announce their partnership on new series GADDAFI, based on the life and times of Muammar Gaddafi and its lingering effects on the world today. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JANE EYRE at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents a critically acclaimed adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic story Jane Eyre in the Quadracci Powerhouse, beginning April 25 through May 21. Directed by KJ Sanchez (Harvey, The Diary of Anne Frank), Jane Eyre is a passionate romance meets thrilling psychological drama performed by ten actors playing more than 20 roles. The production combines Victorian-era costumes with inventive staging to bring new creativity and vitality to the classic story, considered one of the most widely read novels in the English language. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Danish Director Niels Arden Oplev to Helm THE DEEP MAD DARK Pilot for TNT
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Turner's TNT has tapped Niels Arden Oplev to direct and executive-produce the pilot for THE DEEP MAD DARK, an atmospheric mystery-thriller about the complexities of friendship. (more...)

Jordan Gilbert to Play 'Babette' in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST for Phoenix
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Holmdel resident Jordan Gilbert will be playing a featured role in Phoenix Productions' upcoming April revival of Beauty and the Beast. This show will take place at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank for a two-weekend run beginning April 29th. (more...)

Cardboard Citizens Announce Full Free Programme for the Home Truths Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

As previews begin for Home Truths, a season of new plays exploring the state of housing in the UK from the award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens who are celebrating 25 years of making work with and for homeless people, the company has announced a wide-ranging additional programme of free events supported by the National Lottery Fund (HLF). (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'To Riverdale and Back Again' on RIVERDALE; Molly Ringwald Guests
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

On the next episode of RIVERDALE titled 'To Riverdale and Back Again', Betty (Lili Reinhart) is slammed overseeing Homecoming and Reunion weekend, but Alice (Madchen Amick) wants her to help with the Jason Blossom investigation. (more...)

ELYA FAYE IS RUTHIE HENSHALL 5/3 at Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Elya Faye *IS* Ruthie Henshall will play one night only on Wednesday, May 3, 8 PM, at Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret, 1383 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago.  Chicago music theater performer Elya Faye Bottiger will make her cabaret debut this one-woman show about British music theater performer Ruthie Henshall. Tickets are available by calling (773) 278-1830 or by visiting (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse presents OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to present the fourth of its 2017 Dark Night Series productions, the Tony-nominated, Pulitzer finalist play Other Desert Cities. (more...)

PAMAR To Appoint Jan Hanvik As Exec. Director, Polly Ferman Transitions To Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Pan American Art Research Inc. - announces the return of Jan Hanvik as Executive Director. Pianist Polly Ferman, Uruguayan-born founder and former Executive Director, remains as Artistic Director.  (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company and Music2Life to Launch 'MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company, in association with Music2Life, presents a new weeklong series of events in Ventura, California, May 8 - 13, 2017, called MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES: LOOKING BACK/MOVING FORWARD. (more...)

ROLLING LOUD MUSIC FESTIVAL Confirmed to Move Ahead at Bayfront Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

ROLLING LOUD MUSIC FESTIVAL is confirmed to move ahead at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami May 5, 6 & 7.  (more...)

Aspire Community Theatre Presents THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The third production in Aspire Community Theatre's inaugural season is the classic favorite, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. In this telling, Tom and the gang will be brought to life in a full scale musical production. (more...)

PAMAR Appoints Jan Hanvik as Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

PAMAR - Pan American Art Research Inc. - announces the return of Jan Hanvik as Executive Director. Pianist Polly Ferman, Uruguayan-born founder and former Executive Director, remains as Artistic Director.  (more...)

Will Tony Yazbeck and Laura Osnes Lead CRAZY FOR YOU Back to Broadway?
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 11, 2017

Michael Riedel of the New York Post has reported that the recent concert version of the Gershwin jukebox musical, Crazy for You, starring Broadway favorites, Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck may be looking at a Broadway run. (more...)

New Classics From Fox Cinema Archives Arrive Just In Time For Summer
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Bring home the newest wave of classics from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment's Cinema Archives vault, available for purchase on DVD now! (more...)

East London Dance Announces New Willi Dorner Project Amongst a Series of Highlights for 2017 and Beyond
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

East London Dance announces a raft of upcoming highlights today including a UK premiere from Willi Dorner, the re-launch of a unique dance career training programme and news of their joint East Wall project being broadcast on the BBC in 2018. (more...)

The Actors Fund to Fete Danny DeVito, Sally Field, Hal Prince and More at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017. (more...)

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