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WOMEN AND WAR Month-Long Festival to Open in July
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Women and War is a month long festival examining the effect of warfare on women worldwide. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jamie Parker, Sam Clemmett, Poppy Miller in Character Portraits of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

In the first of three sets of Charlie Gray's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child portraits, joining the previously announced Jamie Parker as Harry Potter are Poppy Miller who will play Ginny Potter and Sam Clemmett who will play Albus Potter.  Previews for Part One of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will begin on 7 June with previews of Part Two starting 9 June 2016.  The Official Opening performances of Part One and Part Two will take place on Saturday 30 July 2016.  (more...)

Charles Busch, Lorna Luft & More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below in June
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

This June, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Story, Truth and Victimhood Under the Spotlight in COURT at Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Canned Rice Productions will return to the Alexander Bar, Cafe and Theatre in July with COURT, a new 65-minute drama written by Candice van Litsenborgh, who scripted FROM THE HEART, which played two seasons at the same popular Capetonian venue earlier this year.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Portraits Of Harry, Ginny And Albus - HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

In the first of three sets of Charlie Gray's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child portraits, joining the previously announced Jamie Parker as Harry Potter are Poppy Miller who will play Ginny Potter and Sam Clemmett who will play Albus Potter. Previews for Part One of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will begin on 7 June with previews of Part Two starting 9 June 2016. The Official Opening performances of Part One and Part Two will take place on Saturday 30 July 2016.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the character portraits below! (more...)

Hollywould Productions at the Toronto Fringe Festival Presents GETTING ODD
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016

What would it take for you to crack? Having run away from her public shaming three years ago Poppy (Holly Wyder) receives an unexpected visitor, a woman named Amy (Allison Harris), who just might have some unfinished business of her own. With only a rat named Mr. Bohemia to keep them company the two women are trapped in an abandoned cabin in the woods by an impending thunderstorm. Throughout this fast paced physical piece we find the real storm is happening underneath the roof. (more...)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Returns to Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Starring Felicity Montagu; UK Tour to Follow
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Following sell-out performances in 2013, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's acclaimed production of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, adapted for the stage by Simon Reade, returns this year to close the 2016 Summer Season ahead of a major UK Tour in September. Opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, the tour will then visit Norwich, Cambridge, Salford, Leicester, Woking, Truro, Birmingham and Richmond, with further dates in 2017. There will be a press night at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on Thursday 22 September at 7.30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: BAD JEWS Is A High Energy Comedy Of What Happens When Family Are Forced Together
by Jade Kops - May 21, 2016

BAD JEWS is the hilarious, fiery reunion of three cousins as they come together to mourn the passing of their grandfather. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Blessed Unrest's BODY: ANATOMIES OF BEING
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The second company completing their residency is Blessed Unrest, presenting the world premiere of Body: Anatomies of Being, conceived and directed by Jessica Burr, written by Matt Opatrny, created and choreographed by the Blessed Unrest ensemble, running now through May 21, 2016. Warning: Bodies will appear in their natural state. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

DADDY LONG LEGS, AMERICAN SON & More Set for George Street Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

George Street Playhouse Artistic Director David Saint has announced the slate of plays scheduled for the New Brunswick theatre's 2016-17 five-play season. George Street's 43rd season begins in October and will feature five extraordinary productions, including: Mama's Boy, a chilling glimpse into the home life of Lee Harvey Oswald; American Son, a Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award-winner about the racial divide; Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews, a comedic take on family, faith and legacy; and Daddy Long Legs, a romantic musical based on a classic novel. A fifth production will be announced at a later date. (more...)

BWW Review: DEVILISH, Landor Theatre, May 10 2016
by Gary Naylor - May 11, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a new musical which gets plenty right - and one or two things wrong! (more...)

VIDEO: TROLLS Co-Stars Justin Timberlake & Anna Kendrick Duet on Lauper Classic 'True Colors'
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, who lend their voices to DreamWorks' TROLLS, performed a duet of Cyndi Lauper's 'True Colors' that's featured in the upcoming animated musical. (more...)

SWMRS Announce North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Weeks after wrapping their first North American headlining tour, Bay Area quartet SWMRS today announced a second leg of touring in the US and Canada that will kick off on June 17 in Calgary, ALB and wrap on July 17 in Lancaster, CA. (more...)

Public Art Installation by Gordon Huether Opens in Morgan Hill
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Approximately one year after the Morgan Hill City Council approved two public art installations by internationally recognized artist Gordon Huether, they now adorn the new parking structure between Third and Fourth Streets. Gordon Huether Studio was part of a design and build team that submitted a proposal package in response to the City of Morgan Hill's request for proposals for the parking garage. The design team, made up of Gordon Huether Studio, F+H construction and WMB architects, worked closely with the City of Morgan Hill to ensure a successful project outcome. (more...)

Outfest Announces Lineup for 2016 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

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Hottest Articles on BWW 5/31/2016 - 6/7/2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 5/31/2016 - 6/7/2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to Hogwarts! First Look at Legendary School of Witchcraft & Wizardry in HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

With tonight's first preview of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in the West End, the show's Twitter account has unveiled a first look at Hogwarts from the production. Check it out below! (more...)

Take Five! Spend Your Tea Break with New Harry Potter Jamie Parker
by Marianka Swain - Jun 6, 2016

After months of anticipation, the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child finally begins previews at the Palace Theatre in the West End this week. The new play is a collaboration between Potter creator J.K. Rowling, playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany, and stars Jamie Parker as Harry Potter, Poppy Miller as Ginny Potter, Sam Clemmett as Albus Potter, Paul Thornley as Ron Weasley, Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger, Cherrelle Skeete as Rose Granger-Weasley, Alex Price as Draco Malfoy, Anthony Boyle as Scorpius Malfoy. (more...)

Tapman Productions to Present World Premiere of - THRUST!, 8/19-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Tapman Productions and Artistic Director Tristan Bruns are proud to announce the first show in their 2016 - 2017 season, THRUST!, August 19 - 28, at Stage 773, Thrust Theatre, 1225 W Belmont Ave. The performance schedule is Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Opening night is Friday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets to THRUST! are $20 and go on sale June 1 at the Stage 773 box office, www.stage773.com or by calling 773.327.5252. For more information on Tapman Productions visit TapmanProductions.com. (more...)

Charles Busch, BROADWAY TRIVIA NIGHT & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Candice van Litsenborgh's COURT. Coming to Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Court., written by Candice van Litsenborgh and performed by Candice van Litsenborgh and Claire-Louise Worby, is headed to Alexander Upstairs, directed by Richard Wright-Firth. (more...)

2016 WOMEN AND WAR Festival to Open with SEVEN Documentary Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Just announced, the official launch night of the month-long WOMEN AND WAR festival will feature a one-off performance of SEVEN, a documentary play about seven ordinary women who became extraordinary activists, starring Rula Lenska, Miriam Margolyes and Josie Lawrence. (more...)

Exeter Northcott Theatre Names Associate Companies
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

?Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce that La Navet Bete, Metta Theatre and Paddleboat Theatre are now Associate Companies of the organisation. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's Character Photo Shoot
by Marianka Swain - Jun 2, 2016

Following the publication of Charlie Gray's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD portraits, the show has released a behind the scenes video of the character photo shoot. Check it out below! (more...)

New Mersi Stone Single and Video Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Mersi Stone (comprised of the music sister duo Kori Jean and Kels Olsen) today announced the release of their new single “Speakers,” a cover of the moving Sam Hunt song. Mersi Stone's version of the song is available for purchase on iTunes and the video is available for viewing on YouTube.  (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater to Present August Wilson's FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

California Shakespeare Theater's 25th anniversary season at the Bruns Amphitheater continues with August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning story of the American Dream deferred, Fences, directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges in her Cal Shakes debut. Fences, which plays from July 6 through July 31, marks the first time Cal Shakes has presented August Wilson's work on its stage. For tickets and information, contact the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666 or visit www.calshakes.org (more...)

BWW Recap: Arya Stark Becomes 'No One' on GAME OF THRONES
by Jessica Naftaly - Jun 13, 2016

As this season of Game of Thrones draws to a close, Episode 8 gave us the required death count, male nudity (was that far away shot of Sandor pissing what you wanted when you called for equal nudity Emilia Clarke?) and debunked a lot of fan theories and book plot lines that have been building up since the first installment, further confirming the show's insistence that it's truly straying away from it's source material. (more...)

Chicken Salad Chick Announces Limited-Time Summer Menu
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today the launch of its limited-time summer menu, which includes Dill-icious Diva chicken salad, signature Key Lime Pie and Strawberry Pecan Salad. Back for the second year, the chicken salad flavor features crisp cucumber and fresh dill. Dill-icous Diva, along with the recurring Strawberry Pecan Salad and signature Key Lime Pie, will be available at all Chicken Salad Chick locations now through July 31. (more...)

BULLDOG' Gin Creates 'Americas' Division
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2016

Anshuman Vohra, Founder and CEO of BULLDOG Gin, the fastest growing premium gin in the world (IWSR), today announced the formation of a new business unit responsible for the development and execution of the brand's commercial strategy in the US, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean, with a particular focus on the on-premise. (more...)

Scoop: VICE on HBO - Friday, June 3, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jun 1, 2016

Get all the scoop on VICE on HBO, airing on Friday, June 3, 2016! (more...)

James B. Clifton Pens MY BROTHER GUN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

In 1950s Western Australia, relations are tense between whites and Aborigines. But for little Jimmy and his brother, Gun, it is a time to create their own fun, find trouble and wriggle their way out of it. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 6/1/2016 - THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM, IN THE HEIGHTS and More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 1, 2016

TODAY'S BIG NEWS: The company of Roundabout Theatre Company's THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM is recording their cast album today! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Moving Staircases and More! Inside the Set Design for West End's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2016

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is currently in previews in the West End, with the Official Opening performances of Part One and Part Two set for Saturday 30 July 2016. Set designer Christine Jones is featured in a new behind-the-scenes video, which showcases the craftsmanship at the heart of the production, including Hogwarts' famous moving staircase. Check it out below! (more...)

Ready Pac Foods Introduces Industry's First Organic Chopped Salad Kits
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

With year over year growth of Chopped Salad Kits at 52 percent and 10 percent on Organic Packaged Salads 1, it is clear that the consumer demand for fresh organic products is exploding. Ready Pac Foods is delivering on this trend and announced the launch of new Organic Chopped Salad Kits the first of its kind on the market creating a new segment within the category. (more...)

VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA goes behind the scenes of the new play HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the West End's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Marianka Swain - Jul 25, 2016

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD has its official opening this week, with a special gala performance on Saturday 30 July, and production pictures have now been released. The eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage, is one play presented in two parts. Both parts are intended to be seen in order on the same day (matinee and evening) or on two consecutive evenings.   (more...)

BWW Blog: Actor Brendan Cowell On Simon Stone's YERMA at Young Vic
by Guest Blogger: Brendan Cowell - Jul 18, 2016

Actor Brendan Cowell discusses Simon Stone's Yerma at the Young Vic (more...)

SWMRS to Make Network TV Debut Tonight on Late Late Show with James Corden
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Bay Area quartet SWMRS will make their network television debut tonight on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Tune in to CBS at 12:37/11:37 C to watch the band perform 'Figuring It Out' off of their debut album Drive North. (more...)

AS THE DUST DEVILS DANCED by Jeffery Crowther is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

In the new book, 'As the Dust Devils Danced: God, Pashtun Honor, Opium and Stability in Uruzgan, Afghanistan,' Vietnam veteran and Senior Rule of Law Advisor, Jeffery Crowther shares his account on the ongoing sources of conflict in the Middle East and Central Asia. (more...)

London Premiere Of JUNGLE BOOK Comes To London's Wonderground
by Edward Baker - Jul 14, 2016

Following a sell-out, critically acclaimed national tour, Metta Theatre's hip-hop and circus adaptation of JUNGLE BOOK transfers to London Wonderground at Southbank Centre. Poppy Burton-Morgan's acclaimed production with thrilling choreography from ZooNation/Birdgang Dance choreographer Kendra J Horsburgh sees Kipling's original story played out through spectacular street dance and contemporary circus. (more...)

Apparate to London and Meet the Magical Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by Ashley LaChant - Jul 12, 2016

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is currently in previews in London's West End at the Palace Theatre, where it will open on July 30. Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornily lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, as part of a company of 42 talented actors. Scroll down to meet the entire cast, check out photos and video footage! (more...)

BWW Review: SONGS FROM BEHIND THE FRONT Recalls The Horrors Of World War One
by Barry Lenny - Jul 11, 2016

Songs From Behind the Front was presented by State Opera as part of the Flanders Fields Poppy Trail commemorations. (more...)

Comedy Central to Take Over San Diego Comic-Con with Must-See Events
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Comedy Central is heading to Comic-Con with a multitude of must-see events. It kicks off on Thursday, July 21 in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront with back-to-back panels from 6:00-7:30 p.m. featuring “Drunk History” (more...)

National Theatre of Scotland Takes Part in UK-Wide Somme Commemoration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Over a hundred volunteers led by the National Theatre of Scotland were part of a UK-wide event that took place today, 1 July 2016, as a modern memorial to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. (more...)

SWEET RECIPES for Mother's Day
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 28, 2016

Delight everyone on Mother's Day with recipes from Fleishmann's Yeast, Karo Syrup, Shugary Sweets and Love From the Oven. (more...)

Anti-War Piece by Mark Anderson, FURIOUS FOLLY, Set for UK-Wide Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

FURIOUS FOLLY, created by Mark Anderson, takes place as night falls in a no-man's land on the battle front. Audiences of up to 2,000 people per night find themselves immersed within an open-air collage of sound, light, pyrotechnics and performance. Commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme for the First World War centenary, FURIOUS FOLLY is one of 27 new commissions exploring how the Great War has impacted on the society we live in now. (more...)

Final Comedy Night at Playhouse on Park Set for 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Comedy Night at Playhouse on Park: Don't Miss The Last Laughs of Season Seven on May 21! (more...)

Pentangle Arts and ArtisTree Announce Collaboration on CATS
by Louisa Brady - Apr 24, 2016

Pentangle Arts and ArtisTree are thrilled to announce the opening of their collaborative stage production of CATS The Musical. The show runs from April 29th to May 8th, 2016, and features local and professional talent. Both organizations are thrilled to offer this rare opportunity to see CATS The Musical in the Upper Valley -- before it returns to Broadway this summer! The music is composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, and the story is based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, by T. S. Eliot. CATS ran on Broadway from 1982 to 2000, making it the fourth longest-running show in Broadway history. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Rehearsals are now underway for the highly-anticipated play HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

BWW Review: Enthralling Performances and Smart Writing Make BAD JEWS a Comedic Success
by Maggie Yates - Apr 22, 2016

Based on the title, one might assume that Joshua Harmon's 'Bad Jews' is a play more specifically rooted in Judaism that it actually is. While Harmon's play does revolve around several characters vying for a relic from their recently deceased grandfather, the play is actually not about what makes someone a 'Bad' Jew, but more broadly, what makes someone a bad person. (more...)

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