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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...)

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...)

Better Stock Up on Floo Powder! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Talks for the Great White Way
by Jessica Khan - Jul 29, 2016

Polish your broom, stock up on floo powder, get in line for the portkey (or if you're old enough, just apparate) -- to New York! The Daily Mail is echoing rumors from earlier this week at the New York Post about a certain, very magical, Broadway transfer. (more...)

BWW Review: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, Palace Theatre, 27 July 2016
by Marianka Swain - Jul 27, 2016

During the recent Ghostbusters furore, enraged opponents claimed the movie would ruin their childhood. As someone who grew up with the Harry Potter book series - preparing for GCSEs while the characters stressed over O.W.L.s - I can happily declare that this affectionate, spellbinding work only enhances that treasured experience. It's both nostalgic and thrillingly new, a smartly crafted love letter to J.K. Rowling's invention and to theatre itself. (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...)

BWW Interview: Lauren Samuels On Sisterhood, Sexual Liberation and VANITIES
by Marianka Swain - Aug 27, 2016

Lauren Samuels became a household name thanks to BBC reality show Over the Rainbow, and has since had starring roles in Bend It Like Beckham, Grease and We Will Rock You in the West End and The Last Five Years at Tabard Theatre. Now, she's joining Ashleigh Gray and Lizzy Connolly in the European debut of American show Vanities: The Musical at Trafalgar Studios, directed and choreographed by Racky Plews. It follows the travails of three friends as they go from from cheerleading and sororities to jobs, families and hard-won wisdom. (more...)

Those Girls Return to The Laurie Beechman Theatre For Two Concerts in September 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Those Girls, the dynamic vocal harmony group that debuted in New York last spring, returns to the Laurie Beechman Theatre in New York City for two shows in September. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Charlie Williams Help Fialta Celebrate Summer with 'Be Someone' Music Video!
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2016

Indie Band Fialta has just released a new music video directed and choreographed by Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Charlie Williams and featuring Broadway dancers from Matilda, She Loves Me, Tuck Everlasting, Newsies, West Side Story, A Chorus Line, Finding Neverland, Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins, and more!  Fialta captures carefree summer friendships and fun in their newest music video for 'Be Someone,' while also shining a spotlight on up-and-coming Broadway talents.  (more...)

Shilpa Ray Releases New EP PAISLEY via Northern Spy
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Earlier last month, Northern Spy quietly released a new EP by Shilpa Ray. It's called Paisley and on account of the cats in the chorus of Shilpa Ray's 'Johnny Thunders Fantasy Space Camp,' it's more than a slight nod to Prince's cat Paisley. (more...)

The Playmakers to Present REEFER MADNESS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 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...)

Tapman Productions Presents the World Premiere of THRUST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 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, August 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...)

Top 10 Screen To Stage Musical Adaptations
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

The path from screen to stage hasn't always been a smooth one, and celluloid success is no guarantee of musical triumph (just ask the Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark team). But London is currently awash with popular medium-jumpers, from Aladdin and The Bodyguard to new musical Groundhog Day, which opened last night at the Old Vic. Here are 10 of the best screen to stage adaptations. (more...)

Chicken Salad Chick Announces Return Of Rockin' Limited-Time Fall Menu Items
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today the launch of its limited-time fall menu, which includes Rockin' Rita chicken salad and Strawberry Pecan Salad two menu items brought back by popular demand. The brand will also be offering a new Buttercream Frosted Flower Cookie, as well as FRITOS SCOOPS! Corn Chips to pair with the Rockin' Rita chicken salad. All fall menu items will be available at every Chicken Salad Chick location now through Oct. 30. (more...)

Metta Theatre Present BLOWN AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Following its triumphant adaptation of The Jungle Book, Metta Theatre returns to Exeter Northcott Theatre with its new show, Blown Away. (more...)

Casting Announced for Nashville Rep's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

With former Tennessee Titan Eddie George, Jenny Littleton of The Doyle and Debbie Show, founding Rep actor Jackie Welch, a collection of audience favorites, and some intriguing new faces added to the mix, Nashville Repertory's five-show season for 2016-17 tackles the many dimensions of love: commitment, dilemma, risk, joy, and disappointment. (more...)

George Street Playhouse's 2016-17 Season Subscriptions on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Discount subscription plans are now on sale for George Street Playhouse's 2016-17 season featuring two off-Broadway hits, two thought-provoking new plays and a fifth show to be announced at a later date. (more...)

Matthew Kelly To Star In PRIDE AND PREJUDICE At Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Edward Baker - Aug 1, 2016

Full casting is announced today for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's acclaimed production of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice which, after sell-out performances in 2013, returns this year to conclude 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...)

Full Cast Announced for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

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