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Royal Scottish National Orchestra Florida Tour Begins 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

This March, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra will embark upon its first trip to the United States in more than 35 years.  The RSNO, together with Music Director Peter Oundjian and violinist Nicola Benedetti will perform throughout the state of Florida with stops in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Vero Beach, Gainesville, Fort Myers, Sarasota and Daytona Beach. (more...)

BWW Review: WHITE GUY ON THE BUS at Delaware Theatre Company
by Rosanne DellAversano - Feb 9, 2017

A perspective on White Privilege and racism unfolded - WHITE GUY ON THE BUS by Bruce Graham. (more...)

Ballet Tech Kid's Dance Welcomes Guest Choreographers For 6/8-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Eliot Feld remains committed to creating a repertory of dances created especially for young dancers.  For the June 8-11 season of Kids Dance, Feld will premiere works by Laura Careless, and a second new work by a trio of young choreographers who are graduates or seniors at Juilliard: Conner Bormann, Riley O'Flynn, Stephanie Terasaki.  (more...)

Author Sondra Ray Releases 'BABAJI: My Miraculous Meetings with a Maha Avatar'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Sondra Ray has completed her new book 'BABAJI: My Miraculous Meetings with a Maha Avatar': an essential novel to help people make lasting positive changes through liberation breathing to be more free, happy, and productive. She is known all over the world as one of the most dynamic spiritual leaders of our day. She is recognized by many as a spiritual teacher, author, lecturer, and healer, with a renowned expertise in the area of relationships, sacred lifestyles, sacred quests, and rebirthing/breath work she now calls Liberation Breathing. (more...)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra to Embark on First U.S. Tour in More Than 35 Years
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

This March, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra will embark upon its first trip to the United States in more than 35 years.  The RSNO, together with Music Director Peter Oundjian and violinist Nicola Benedetti will perform throughout the state of Florida with stops in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Vero Beach, Gainesville, Fort Myers, Sarasota and Daytona Beach. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Danny Gavigan
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 9, 2017


NBC's Bob Costas Passes Olympic Primetime Hosting Torch to Mike Tirico
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Bob Costas, the primetime host of every NBC Olympics since 1992, has passed the torch to Mike Tirico – who will make his debut as NBC's primetime Olympic host beginning with PyeongChang 2018. (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Wednesday, March 1, 2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Wednesday, March 1, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DOUBT on CBS - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOUBT, airing on CBS on Wednesday, February 22, 2017! (more...)

Theater Company of Lafayette to Stage Regional Premiere of BLOOD PRIVILEGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

'Blood Privilege,' a startling new work that rocked audiences in New York and London, makes its regional premiere March 3 - 25 at the Theater Company of Lafayette, 300 East Simpson Street, Lafayette, CO 80026. (more...)

VIDEO: DOUBT's Laverne Cox Discusses Playing First Series Regular Transgender Role
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

In the video below, Laverne Cox discusses playing the first series regular transgender role on network television in the new CBS legal drama DOUBT, premiering Wednesday, February 15th.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Steppenwolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company welcomes internationally acclaimed playwright and director Young Jean Lee this winter as she directs the Chicago premiere of her play, Straight White Men. The fearless and entertaining play features ensemble member Alan Wilder as the patriarch, Ed, who welcomes home his three sons-Madison Dirks (Jake), Ryan Hallahan (Drew) and Brian Slaten (Matt) for the holidays. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tafelmusik Celebrates Bach With U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Tafelmusik, Canada's renowned and internationally lauded Baroque orchestra, will tour the United States with J.S Bach: The Circle of Creation, a multi-media celebration of the genius of Bach. Created by Alison Mackay, J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation combines text, music, and projected video and images to explore the world of the artisans – papermakers, violin carvers, string spinners, and performers – who helped J.S. Bach realize his musical genius. The Circle of Creation blends 21st-century technology with an exploration of the tradition and skill of old world craftspeople and artisans. (more...)

Inner-City Pastor Shares THE PIPE AND THE PULPIT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, nearly 22 million Americans suffer from substance abuse. Its staggering reach is proof that addiction is an unprejudiced disease capable of touching anyone, even those in a position of power and Privilege. (more...)

CSO Orchestra And Youth Orchestra Join For a SIDE BY SIDE Concert, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera (CSO) and the CSO Youth Orchestras (CSOYO) present a unique event, featuring not only two of the youth orchestras in concert (Symphony and Philharmonic), but also the CSO Orchestra and the CSOYO Symphony combined. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): Hunter Martin and Robyn Smith
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 18, 2017

Today, cast members Hunter Martin and Robyn Smith talk about their own journeys to a life in the theater, revealing details about themselves and their process and offering some suggestions for why you need to come see the show, which runs through February 26 in the Shamblin Theatre on the Lipscomb campus. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/17; SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, Lippa's New SNOOPY in Austin and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, THE GREAT GATSBY in ORLANDO, Andrew Lippa's THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Steppenwolf Adds One Week of Performances to STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its critically acclaimed Chicago premiere production of Straight White Men written and directed by Young Jean Lee. Hailed as "fascinating and hugely arresting" (Chicago Tribune, 3 ½ out of 4 stars) and "intriguing and entertaining" (Time Out Chicago), the production continues for seven additional performances, through March 26, 2017. Tickets ($20 - $89) to the additional performances of Straight White Men are now on sale through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 or (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Broken Nose Theatre's AT THE TABLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Broken Nose Theatre's second year as a Pay-What-You-Can theatre company continues with the Midwest Premiere of AT THE TABLE by Michael Perlman, following the play's Off-Broadway world premiere. Helmed by BNT Director of Programming Spenser Davis, the production runs through March 11 at the Berger Park Coach House, 6205 N. Sheridan. After record-setting pre-sales, a Jeff Committee recommendation and a sold-out Opening Weekend, the show launches into its second weekend tonight. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Lebanon Community Theatre to Present Literary Classic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Lebanon Community Theatre will continue its 2017 season with the stage adaptation of an American literary classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, adapted by Christopher Sergel from Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Directed by Heidi Freeland-Trail, performances are scheduled for March 2-5 and March 9-12 at the theatre on Maple Street and Theatre Drive in Lebanon. (more...)

Dr. Jeanne King, PhD. Releases New eBook on Narcissistic Personalities
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Is narcissistic abuse in your intimate relationship? Narcissistic abuse has a selfish, uncaring evil ring to it. When you hear it singing from within your relationship, you know you are in danger. You know the inevitable harm done when you ignore/tolerate/enable these dynamics. But, your whole life rests on this relationship working. Whether you have years or children binding you to your partner, you realize that change is an absolute must. And you ask, how? Begin by learning to identify and understand narcissistic domestic abuse. Narcissistic Abuse in Intimate Relationships eBook supports you in recognizing how to interrupt this insidious cycle. It reveals the subtle and significant signs of narcissistic abuse as they live within intimate relationships. You get perspective on the dynamics underlying controlling behavior, helping you break the cycle of verbal and emotional, abusive control in intimate relationships. 'Narcissistic Abuse in Intimate Relationships' eBook... ~ Reveals the 7 tell-tale signs of narcissistic abusers, showing you the underlying psychology and politics of narcissistic abuse in intimate relationships. ~ Illustrates how stirring the FOG (fear, obligation and guilt) serves a narcissistic abuser in their securing your compliance, equipping you with insight to hold your own in the interest of what's right for you. ~ Shows you how narcissistic personality characteristics serve as the structural basis for the intimate partner abuse, giving you a liberating clarity that can serve you in therapeutically transforming the dysfunctional dynamics. ~ Looks under the covers intimately at the relentless pressure of sexual coercion, helping you appreciate the true meaning of the word consent in sexual relationships. ~ Clearly captures the classic behavioral symptoms of narcissistically abusive people: no rules, no responsibility, no remorse, emotionally exploitive, coercive control, assumes unearned Privilege (un-entitled entitlement), helping you see these red flags, and recognize that this is truly not about you. ~ Shows you why it's never enough and what the discard phase is really about, giving you a perspective that frees you to reach for your highest good whether within the relationship or beyond the relationship...And more. 'Narcissistic Abuse in Intimate Relationships' eBook sets you on the path toward healing and creating an intimate relationship of mutual honoring, equality and respect. 'Narcissistic Abuse in Intimate Relationships' eBook is authored by Dr. Jeanne King, Ph.D., psychologist and consulting expert in domestic abuse intervention. She is the leading expert in the subtle communication patterns of upscale intimate partner abuse, and has authored over 530 articles and 12 eBooks on domestic abuse. Dr. King helps couples throughout the United States and Canada end and heal from abusive relationship dynamics. The easy, informative read is available online in a downloadable PDF file eBook. All proceeds from the sales of Narcissistic Abuse in Intimate Relationships eBook support the work of Partners in Prevention, a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to ending domestic abuse. For additional information, please visit: (more...)

EXHIBITIONISM - THE ROLLING STONES to Debut in Chicago at Navy Pier
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Rolling Stones' first ever major exhibition, Exhibitionism, delivered by DHL, will make its Chicago debut at Navy Pier on April 15, 2017 and will run a four-month engagement through July 30, 2017, proudly brought to the US by Jackson. (more...)

Baroness Myriam Ullens Releases DISTANT STARLESS NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Myriam Ullens, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and creative powerhouse, has always had a passion for storytelling. Now, the Baroness from Belgium has written a dazzling novel inspired by her many travels and love of history and art. (more...)

Mission Health Announces Life Cross Training Human Performance Program to Avoid Burnout
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ According to a 2016 Advisory Board report, more than 50 percent of all physicians report symptoms of burnout, and an equal 50 percent of nurses report feeling emotionally exhausted. North Carolina-based health system Mission Health is invested in combatting team burnout, and it's paying off: After implementing the science- and evidence-based human performance program Life Cross Training (LIFE XT), participants' resilience, performance, life satisfaction and overall wellbeing have increased significantly. (more...)

YPT presents Anita Majumdar's BOYS WITH CARS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Young People's Theatre (YPT) is thrilled to present Anita Majumdar's Boys With Cars. An award-winning actress, playwright and dancer, Majumdar wrote, choreographed and performs in this powerful coming of age piece. Commissioned and produced by Nightswimming with additional development support by Young People's Theatre and The Banff Centre, Boys With Cars will be presented on YPT's Mainstage from March 23 to April 1, 2017. (more...)

Tracy Letts' New Play THE MINUTES Will Arrive on Broadway After Chicago Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin today announced that Steppenwolf's production of The Minutes, the new play from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Tracy Letts, will have its Broadway premiere in the spring of 2018 in a production directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

CoHo Productions Presents PLAYHOUSE CREATURES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

What does it take to be (or not to be) a woman in the theatre? Playhouse Creatures shamelessly reveals their historic struggle to survive and thrive on stage and behind the scenes. (more...)

Pakistani Cabbie and Banker's Lives Collide in New Play at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Textile Co. is presenting The Fare, a new play about how a dispute between a Pakistani cabbie and a banker sets off events that change both of their lives. (more...)

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Examine Their Role in Society
by Patrick Rybarczyk - Feb 15, 2017

As you walk into the theatre for Steppenwolf's production of Jean Lee's Straight White Men, you are offered ear plugs. Why? There is extremely loud music playing and it contains lyrics that could certainly be considered offensive to some. Starting off this way has likely, as we are told by two gender fluid actors, made 'some of you' uncomfortable. The idea is that we all live in varying levels of comfort in our society based on our race, sexual identity, or social status. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Wake the Hills at Hershey Theatre This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Sound of Music will play Hershey Theatre from Tuesday, March 21 through Sunday, March 26, 2017. This series of performances marks the first time The Sound of Music has performed in Hershey since 1978. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 52nd Annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The 52nd annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards today announced its nominees. These annual awards are amongst the most coveted in the South African performing arts fraternity. For over 50 years, the Fleur du Cap wine brand has proudly associated itself with the Theatre Awards as they showcase the flair that is synonymous with the wine. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! Star David Baida to Bring UNEXPECTED SURPRISE to The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Big-hearted Broadway actor/singer David Baida, who wowed his way to a 2016 MetroStar win this past summer, brings us an "Unexpected Surprise," his MetroStar Talent Challenge-winning show, beginning Wednesday March 8.   (more...)

American Lyric Theater Calls for Applicants for 2017-18 Composer Librettist Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Lawrence Edelson, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), announced that applications for the next cycle of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program will be accepted from February 15 to March 31, 2017. (more...)

Telenovela-Inspired Hilarity Comes to Garden Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Garden Theatre (160 W Plant St.) is proud to announce the outrageously funny Destiny of Desire, An Unapologetic Telenovela in Two Acts, showing March 17 - April 9, 2017. The media sponsor for Destiny of Desire is Telemundo Orlando, and supporting sponsors include Outdoor Living Products and Toole's Ace Hardware. This project is made possible by a grant from Duke Energy through United Arts of Central Florida. (more...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 15, 2017

The 2017 season continues at Nashville's historic and iconic Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre with Ron Osborne's Seeing Stars in Dixie, an affectionate comedy set in a small Southern town in 1956, where the film Raintree County - starring Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift, no less - is being shot! (more...)

Tony Winner Derek McLane to Return as OSCARS Production Designer; Full Production Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced eight key members of the production team for the 89th Oscars®, which will air live on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, on ABC. It was previously announced that Glenn Weiss would be returning as director for his second consecutive year. (more...)

Travis Wall's Shaping Sound presents AFTER THE CURTAIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

TRAVIS WALL and BREAK THE FLOOR PRODUCTIONS are pleased to present the second work by America's hottest dance company, TRAVIS WALL'S SHAPING SOUND. After The Curtain will begin touring March 1, 2017 in Utica, New York and will play 19 cities with a Vancouver premiere on March 25, 2017 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Everyman Delivers a Rich Production of GREAT EXPECTATIONS
by Cybele Pomeroy - Feb 14, 2017

Director Tazewell Thompson, handling a tale that is heavy on narrative, guides the pliable ensemble to a performance that is dynamic, touching, amusing, lively and filled with gothic foreshadowing. Every sequence unfolds a new delight, from slapstick action to nuanced characterization to the most hilarious rendition of Hamlet it has ever been my Privilege to witness. Script, direction, casting, performance and tech are each remarkable renditions of their kind. The beautiful language is retained, but made perfectly clear by action and diction. Additionally, it's heartily funny. (more...)

Arthur M. Jolly's LONG JOAN SILVER Opens Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

LOFT ENSEMBLE announces opening night of their production of Arthur M. Jolly's Long Joan Silver. Performances begin with opening night February 17th at 8 pm. (more...)

Samantha Barks and Arthur Darvill Headed to the Strip for HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Concert in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

After the resounding success of Rodgers & Hammerstein's State Fair (Cadogan Hall November 2016) and the sell out concert of Alan Menken & Lynn Ahrens' A Christmas Carol (Lyceum Theatre, December 2016), with numerous five star reviews for both performances, The London Musical Theatre Orchestra has announced the initial casting for its first concert of the 2017 season, the hit Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas. (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman are pleased to announce the 2017/18 Season with 13 productions in four venues spanning September 2017 - May 2018.  With the start of the 2017/18 Season both Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman will renew their contracts with Milwaukee Rep for an additional four and six years respectively.  Artistic Director Mark Clements began his tenure at Milwaukee Rep in 2010 by introducing a musical into the Quadracci Powerhouse season, creating the New Play Development program, and adapting and directing the world premiere production of A Christmas Carol this past December.   With this contract renewal through 2021 he will continue his commitment to presenting world class works on all three stages.    Managing Director Chad Bauman came to The Rep in 2013 and will continue through 2023 per his contract renewal.  In his time here he has implemented a fruitful strategic business model that supports the theater's artistic vision with a focus on quality, inclusion, citizenship, innovation, and stability. (more...)

Scott Hunter and Barnaby Hughes to Lead the International Premiere Of War-Time Gay Love Story YANK!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The 12-stong cast has been revealed for the international premiere of war-time love story Yank! which opens in Manchester next month. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SNEETCHES: THE MUSICAL at Children's Theatre Company
by Karen Bovard - Feb 13, 2017

This world premiere of a new musical based on a short story by Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, has just opened in Minneapolis. It's the latest collaboration between Seuss Enterprises and the Children's Theatre, and it's clearly a parable for our time-despite the fact that it's been in the works for a full four years. (more...)

MetaMetrics Partners with the British Council Assessment Research Group to Examine Reading Comprehension for English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Students
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017


BWW Review: Thrilling Production of MOBY DICK Swims into South Coast Repertory
by Michael L. Quintos - Feb 13, 2017

Hands down, this incredibly absorbing stage adaptation of MOBY DICK is one of the most stunning and enthralling pieces of theater I have had the Privilege of experiencing from a Southern California stage. Continuing through February 19 at Orange County's Tony Award-winning regional theater in Costa Mesa, this highly creative and mesmerizing play---adapted and directed by David Catlin---is a production from Chicago's highly regarded Lookingglass Theatre Company, who also produced similar successful runs of this adaptation at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta and the Arena Stage in Washington D.C. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Penelope Youngleson's SILLAGE
by David Fick - Feb 12, 2017

SILLAGE, the award-winning drama directed, written and designed by Penelope Youngleson and performed by Rebecca Makin-Taylor and Michele Belknap, returns to the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this February. See the behind-the-scenes video featuring interviews with the cast below. (more...)

32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival Announces Award Winners
by Movies News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG®, announced today the highly anticipated winners for its 32nd year at a breakfast held in their honor (more...) Proudly Launches WordPress 4.7.2 Hosting
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017


Santa Barbara International Film Festival Announces Award Winners in 11 Categories
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG®, announced today the highly anticipated winners for its 32nd year at a breakfast held in their honor. All eleven awards were announced, culminating in the coveted audience award, which went to MY HERO BROTHER. The films were chosen by jury members Richard Raymond, Joanna Kerns, Jesus Lloveras, Martin Gooch, Anthony & Arnette Zerbe, Alan Marshall, Artie Schmidt, Janet Walker, Phyllis de Picciotto, Perry Lang, Mimi deGruy, and Richard Harris. (more...)

Ann Reinking Discusses Bob Fosse's Influence on Her After All These Years
by Marissa Sblendorio - Feb 10, 2017

If not for her skills as a dancer and choreographer, Broadway legend Ann Reinking is most known for her relationship with director and choreographer Bob Fosse. Once he saw her in PIPPIN in 1972, she became Fosse's protege and romantic partner, with a relationship lasting until 1978. (more...)

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