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Utah Symphony Presents Two Halloween-Themed Concerts, Inspired by Swashbucklers and Superheroes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Swashbucklers and superheroes have reason to celebrate Halloween in style this year with the Utah Symphony's pair of entertainment concerts in the month of October. Tickets start at $12 for "Spooktacular on the Seven Seas!" and $21 for "Superheroes!" and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

The Playmakers to Present REEFER MADNESS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Playmakers are thrilled to announce their upcoming production of the hilarious spoof Reefer Madness: The Musical, opening October 7 at Memorial Hall at 151 Pauline Street in Winthrop. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Derek Sallmann to Release Debut Album 'All Seasons,' 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Now, the 21 year old, who started playing guitar at 13 when he found his dad's green Guild guitar on his bed and asked him to teach him some chords, is getting ready to release his debut album, 'All Seasons', this Friday, 11/4. (more...)

SWMRS to Perform Live Tonight on Wonderland on MTV
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Tune in to MTV tonight at 11:00/10:00pm C to catch a special live performance from SWMRS on Wonderland, the channel's first weekly, live music series in almost 20 years. Fans can also check out an extended set and follow SWMRS in real time (more...)

National Black Theatre's SWEET Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams will star in Harrison David Rivers' play 'Sweet,' the first theatrical production of the 48th season of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's (NBT). (more...)

Becky and Baldwin's OTHER PLAYS to Showcase Four Distinct Writers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Theatre group, Becky and Baldwin, presents Other Plays, an evening of funny, strange and provocative new plays by Mari Assad, Mara De La Rosa, Rosie Narasaki and Nicholas Pilapil. Other Plays will be performed at the Collective Arts Incubator in Highland Park on Nov. 5. (more...)

Poppy Fields, the Dixieland Diva, to Debut One-Woman Solo Show POPPY FIELDS: IN HEAT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Opium Productions announced today that Poppy Fields, the Dixieland Diva and one-half of Mack & Poppy, America's best least-known lounge act, will debut her solo show, Poppy Fields: In Heat, for three performances only today, October 21 and Saturday, October 22 at 9pm and Sunday, October 23 at 7pm at the Cavern Club Celebrity Theater, inside Casita Del Campo Restaurant in Silver Lake. (more...)

Streets Of Laredo Reveals New Video for 'Trap For Young Players'; Announce Tour With CRX
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Brooklyn by way of New Zealand quintet Streets of Laredo is pleased to release their David Lynchian video for 'Trap For Young Players,' directed by Rolland Ellis - Rolling Stone Australia premiered the video (more...)

National Black Theatre's SWEET Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Maechi Aharanwa, Tre Davis and Renika Williams will star in Harrison David Rivers' play 'Sweet,' the first theatrical production of the 48th season of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's (NBT). (more...)

DreamWorks Animation's Feature Film TROLLS To Debut In China This Month
by Movies News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

DreamWorks Animation'supcoming feature film Trolls has officially been granted a release date of October 28, 2016 in China. The film, which bows in the U.S. on November 4, will be distributed locally in China by DreamWorks Animation's joint venture Oriental DreamWorks. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Rep's All-Star Cast Shines in NOISES OFF
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 17, 2016

There comes a moment in Act Two (or maybe it's Act One - on second thought, maybe it's the second Act One, although it could be the third…) of Michael Frayn's Noises Off, now onstage at TPAC's Andrew Johnson Theatre, in which Martha Wilkinson comes onstage, hits her mark, cuts her eyes at another actor and with perfect timing reaches out to touch his arm, her expressive face showing every word the audience needs to hear, eliciting guffaws and applause as her reward. (more...)

Opening Night of DIXIELAND DIVA POPPY FIELDS Sold Out
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Opium Productions announced today that the opening night performance (Friday, October 21 at 9pm) of Poppy Fields: In Heat, the solo cabaret debut from Poppy Fields, the Dixieland Diva and one-half of Mack & Poppy, is SOLD OUT. Limited seats remain for performances on Saturday, October 22 at 9pm and Sunday, October 23 at 7pm at the Cavern Club Celebrity Theater, inside Casita Del Campo Restaurant in Silver Lake. (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make West End Debut at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is delighted to announce the West End debut of new family musical - Mr Popper's Penguins, which will open at the Criterion Theatre for a magical Christmas season from the 15 December to 31 December. Mr & Mrs Popper and their remarkable family of performing penguin puppets come to London direct from a UK tour and US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre. (more...)

Evolution Productions Announces 2016 Panto Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Over the past eleven years family-run pantomime producers, Evolution Productions have built up a reputation for being the UK's number-one creators of bespoke high-quality pantos. The 2016 line up does nothing to disprove this.  The company, which is run by husband and wife team, former TV presenter Paul Hendy and Oxford graduate and former film production manager Emily Wood, will be presenting a festive banquet of seasonal shows across the country from then end of November 2016 to mid-January 2017.  The line up comprises Dick Whttington starring Stephen Mulhern (ITV's Catchphrase, Big Star Little Star) as Billy at The Marlowe in Canterbury, Peter Pan starring Emma Barton (Honey Mitchell - Eastenders) as Tinkerbell and Shaun Williamson(Barry Evans - Eastenders and himself in Extras) at The Hawth in Croydon, Sleeping Beauty at Lichfied Garrick Theatre starring Rebecca Keatley (CBeebies) as Fairy Moonbeam and the great dame himself Sam Rabone as Nurse Nellie, Snow White at The Lyceum Theatre Sheffield starring Wendi Peters (Coronation Street - Cilla Battersby- Brown) and Phil Gallagher(CBeebies - Mister Maker), Snow White at The Alban Arena St Albans starring Rita Simons(Eastenders - Roxy Mitchell) and Ian Kirkby (Dick & Dom In Da Bungalow), Cinderella at Theatre Severn Shrewsbury with panto favourite Brad Pitt and Peter Pan at the Octagon Theatre Yeovill starring supervillain Andrew Fettes as Captain Hook.  (more...)

Le Boeuf Brothers Perform at MJF Benefit at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Monterey Jazz Festival and MJF Ambassador Diane Mitchella will host a special fundraising event beginning at 6:30pm on November 7 at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, California. Music will be provided by the Le Boeuf Brothers, who are alumni of the Monterey Jazz Festival's education programs. Tickets are $75, and RSVPs can be made by October 28 to Sarah Boos at 831.233.3715 orsarah@montereyjazzfestival.org. More information can be found at www.montereyjazzfestival.org.  (more...)

Becky and Baldwin's OTHER PLAYS to Showcase Four Distinct Writers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Theatre group, Becky and Baldwin, presents Other Plays, an evening of funny, strange and provocative new plays by Mari Assad, Mara De La Rosa, Rosie Narasaki and Nicholas Pilapil. Other Plays will be performed at the Collective Arts Incubator in Highland Park on Nov. 5. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Derek Sallmann to Release Debut Album 'All Seasons,' Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Now, the 21 year old, who started playing guitar at 13 when he found his dad's green Guild guitar on his bed and asked him to teach him some chords, is getting ready to release his debut album, 'All Seasons', this Today, 11/4. (more...)

PEZ Candy, Inc. Collaborates with DreamWorks Animation to launch All-New Trolls Line
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

PEZ Candy, Inc., in collaboration with DreamWorks Animation, announced the newest addition to the PEZ Candy line of products with the introduction of DreamWorks' Trolls PEZ dispensers. PEZ is now shipping the new line to stores ahead of the upcoming U.S. theatrical release. (more...)

Rifco Announces UK Tour Of New Play MISS MEENA AND THE MASALA QUEENS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Rifco Artistic Director Pravesh Kumar today announces the UK tour of the world premiere Miss Meena & the Masala Queens, written by Harvey Virdi. (more...)

NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL 2017 to Head Out on UK Tour Next Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry are delighted to present the World Premiere of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL opening at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on Friday 20 October 2017 prior to a short tour visiting Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Sheffield Lyceum, Manchester Palace, Plymouth Theatre Royal, a London season at the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo and a Christmas season at Leeds Grand Theatre. (more...)

SWMRS to Support Grouplove on U.S. Leg of Big Mess World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Bay Area quartet SWMRS today announced that they will support Grouplove on the next US leg of their Big Mess World Tour, (more...)

Smash Hit BAD JEWS Returns For Limited Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

After a sold-out season in Cape Town and Johannesburg, the Fugard Theatre's South African production of Joshua Harmon's West End smash hit BAD JEWS, will return for a limited season from 13 December.  (more...)

Pontus Lidberg to Present Excerpts of New York City Ballet Piece at Guggenheim's Works & Process
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

On Sunday and Monday, January 8 and 9, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with acclaimed Swedish choreographer and filmmaker Pontus Lidberg and excerpts of his first-ever work for New York City Ballet. (more...)

Get Ready for Slamming Doors and Sardines! Segal Centre to Present NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Segal Centre will present the widely popular comedy Noises Off by Michael Frayn. The shenanigans unfold both onstage and off in this classic play-within-a-play where lovers scheme, doors slam, clothes spontaneously fly off, and unbelievable hijinks ensue. The winner of multiple 'Best Play' awards, Noises Off will be on the Segal stage for three weeks only, January 29 through February 19. (more...)

The Capstone's New Season Springs Into Life
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

???????Liverpool's Capstone Theatre springs into 2017 with classical and contemporary music, the creme de la creme of jazz and work from Liverpool's best and newest playwrights. (more...)

Sylvan Winds Presents WINDS OF CHANGE In Chelsea, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Sylvan Winds announce the second concert of the 2016-17 Season celebrating music, culture, and history. Performing in historic and notable New York City buildings and performance venues, the ensemble creates imaginative and informative programs that complement the environs of each space. (more...)

FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL to Premiere at Leeds Grand Ahead of UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Joshua Andrews and Adam Spiegel are delighted to announce the premiere of an original British musical Fat Friends. The much loved TV drama has been adapted for the stage by prolific writer Kay Mellor and with original music by Nicholas Lloyd Webber, Fat Friends will open at Leeds Grand Theatre on 7 November 2017.  (more...)

New Shows For 2017 On Sale At Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Sheffield Theatres have added to their 2017 line-up with the announcement of a host of exciting new shows at the Lyceum and Studio Theatres, including Matthew Bourne's mesmerizing production of The Red Shoes and music from Sheffield's Everly Pregnant Brothers. (more...)

Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montague to Lead PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montague star in Pride And Prejudice at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, later this month. (more...)

Hite (aka Julia Easterlin) to Release Debut LP 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The debut album from Hite entitled 'Light Of A Strange Day' is set for release March 24th via Six Degrees Records. (more...)

BWW Review: Cute but Uninspired FINDING NEVERLAND at Paramount
by Jay Irwin - Jan 11, 2017

Lord, save us from pop songwriters who think they can write musical theater. Sure, some transition successfully but this would not be the case for Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy who have given us the completely unmemorable "Finding Neverland", currently playing at the Paramount Theatre. And if the lackluster music weren't enough, the show is also weighed down by a book from James Graham and direction from Diane Paulus who it seems had no idea what story they wanted to tell as there seemed to be two distinct shows happening and neither of them were very good. (more...)

Bring Home Happy with DreamWorks TROLLS, Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

DreamWorks TROLLS, the fresh, music-filled adventure packed with humor and heart dances onto Digital HD on Jan. 24 and Blu-ray and DVD on Feb. 7 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre Announces The Appointment Of Four Patrons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Half Moon Theatre, the UK's leading small scale touring company of theatre for young audiences, announce the appointment of Josie Lawrence, Linda Marlowe, Adeel Akhtar and Michael Irving as patrons of the company, the first time the East London theatre has had these positions. (more...)

Amazon Prime Video to Launch Original Kids Series RONJA, THE ROBBER'S DAUGHTER, 1/27
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Amazon today announced its original kids series, Ronja, the Robber's Daughter, is set to premiere on Prime Video on January 27 in the US and UK. (more...)

Black Coffee Production Announces Casting For The First FRESH GRIND FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Black Coffee Productions (BCP) is proud to announce the casting of their first Fresh Grind Festival which will showcase ten staged readings of new works. A diverse group of forty-three actors has been cast including two time Grammy Nominee Martha Wash, who is well known for the multi platinum single, 'It's Raining Men.' Wash will lead the cast in the zombie parody, I Want to Eat Brains (or the Day I Killed All My Friends). The eclectic mix of actor's credits range from regional, off-off Broadway to Broadway, and National television credits. Other notable casting includes Jeremy Villas in The Bishops. Villas is currently performing as Young Lola in Kinky Boots on Broadway. (more...)

Youngsters Wanted for World Premiere of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL at Birmingham Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Christmas may be over for another year, but Birmingham Repertory Theatre is already on the lookout for young actors to star in the forthcoming world premiere production of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL, which opens in Birmingham later this year, before touring around the country. (more...)

Comedy Central Unveils Winter 2017 Programming Schedule
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The #1 brand in comedy's winter schedule is filled with a farewell season, fan favorites returning with new episodes and lots of new series and specials from the hottest names in comedy. (more...)

Anna Kendrick, Laura Dern and Don Cheadle Will Announce 74th Annual Golden Globe Nominations
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Don Cheadle, Laura Dern and Anna Kendrick will announce the nominees for the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (more...)

LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017 to Feature Willie Nile, Chuck Prophet, Jeffrey Gaines, Ben Arnold, More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

With a goal of topping last year's record-breaking $525,000 raised in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On, presented by the Asbury Park Press, is kicking off in Montclair, NJ as LIGHT OF DAY NORTH JERSEY: Artists Up Close & Personal, an intimate concert event for the world-renowned Light of Day Foundation. The 10-day Light of Day Winterfest will bring over 150 music acts to 30 venues in three New Jersey cities, New York City, and Philadelphia, January 6-16, following holiday season tours of Europe and Canada. (more...)


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Black Coffee Productions to Present Inaugural FRESH GRIND FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Black Coffee Productions (BCP) will present the first Fresh Grind Festival which will showcase ten staged readings of new works. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Walk the Red Carpet for FENCES NYC Premiere
by Walter McBride - Dec 20, 2016

Fences, starring Tony winners Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, doesn't arrive in movie theatres until December 25, but the cast just gathered last night the celebrate the NYC premiere. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night, and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Give the Gift of Theatre This Season at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Looking to share the joy of live theatre with those around you this holiday season? George Street Playhouse can be your one-stop shop for gifts and stocking stuffers this year. (more...)

TO KEEP THE LIGHT to Open 1st Annual NY Indie Theatre Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

New Ohio Theatre has announced that To Keep The Light, Erica Fae's multiple award-winning feature length historical drama, will open the first annual New York Indie Theatre Film Festival, showcasing features, shorts, music videos, and web series created by theatre artists branching out into recorded media. To Keep The Light will screen on January 17, 2017; the festival continues through January 21.  (more...)

BWW Review: Return Season of BAD JEWS at The Fugard a Timely Warning of the Dangers of a Post-Truth Society
by David Fick - Dec 19, 2016

This return season of BAD JEWS comes hot on the heels of the announcement of "post-truth" as Oxford's word of the year, giving audiences a moment to pause and reflect on the way we handle our lives in a post-truth society and us to consider what we destroy in our quest to be right. (more...)

Own to Premiere New Season of Hit Series HOME MADE SIMPLE, 1/14
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and Procter & Gamble announced today that season six of the Daytime Emmy award-winning DIY series HOME MADE SIMPLE will premiere Saturday, January 14, 2017 on OWN (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Seared's Production Of Michael Mclean's YEARS OF SUNLIGHT 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Seared, in association with Theatre 503, today announces the full company for its production of Years of Sunlight, a new play by Michael McLean which opens Lisa Spirling's inaugural season as Artistic Director of Theatre 503. (more...)

LA LA LAND, People v. OJ Among GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD Nominations; Full List!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

This morning, Don Cheadle, Laura Dern and Anna Kendrick will announce the nominees for the 74th Annual Golden Globe® Awards on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (more...)

BabyNames.com Announces Top Baby Names of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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Nominations Announced For The 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

At a ceremony held today at London's Cafe de Paris, host Steve Furst announced the nominees for the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards, the only major theatre prize-giving decided entirely by the theatregoers themselves. (more...)

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