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Photo Flash: First Look at David Hywel Baynes and More in Iris Theatre's RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

After the success of their critically acclaimed production of Julius Caesar in 2013, Iris Theatre are returning for a sixth summer season of Shakespeare in the beautiful gardens of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, in the heart of the West End. Richard III opened on 25 June and rusn until 25 July. Press night is Monday 30 June at 7.30pm. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Citizens Theatre Presents Glasgow Cultural Programme ON COMMON GROUND
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

A cast of over 150 Glaswegians brought together by the Citizens Theatre will be joined by First Nation storytellers from Canadian Theatre company Debajehmujig to create a landmark outdoor event taking place in the Gorbals from 25 - 31 July 2014 as part of the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 'PENSACOLA', THE MOUSETRAP, and WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the first three productions of the 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, to Begin Previews 7/9 at the Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

'Buyer & Cellar' featuring Michael Urie begins previews July 9, 2014, at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum. Jonathan Tolins' outrageous new comedy, directed by Stephen Brackett, opens July 13; performances continue through August 17. (more...)

THE RIDE Prepares to Welcome 200,000th Guest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Recently acquired by a new owner that is funded by a number of investors, including Apple Core Holdings (a diversified owner/operator of hotels, attractions and events in New York City), Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate, Jeffrey McCormick (a Boston venture capitalist) and Richard Humphrey (THE RIDE'S award-winning CEO/COO); THE RIDE has emerged as New York City's most unique Tour of Midtown's iconic landmarks. (more...)

Dr. Seuss Bookville Reading Venue & Others to Be Added to Carnival's Family-Friendly Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

MIAMI, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With summer travel season in full swing, Carnival Cruise Lines continues to enhance its family-friendly offerings, introducing the new Dr. Seuss Bookville family reading venue and Camp Ocean marine-themed children's program on Carnival Freedom, along with highly attractive rates for families to make a summer cruise more affordable than ever. (more...)

Peter Frampton's HUMMINGBIRD IN A BOX Set for June 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Hummingbird in a Box, the latest work from legendary musician Peter Frampton, will be released June 23 via RED Distribution. The new music was inspired by the Cincinnati Ballet, featuring seven original guitar pieces in Frampton's virtuosic stylings. Frampton composed all songs on the mini-album along with Gordon Kennedy, who also co-produced the recording. The two previously teamed up for Fingerprints, which garnered them both a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album. (more...)

Wicked Lit Presents THE DOLL , 7/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced the cast for the World Premiere Wicked Lit installation of Algernon Blackwood's THE DOLL, adapted by Rack and directed by Millet (July 11-26, 2014; Fridays-Sundays, 7:00 p.m., 8:15 p.m., and 9:30 p.m.): Asia Aragon (Unbound Productions debut), Jennifer Novak Chun (The Lurking Fear, The Masque of the Red Death Experience, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Wicked Lit2013), Amelia Meyers (Unbound Productions debut), Tanya Mironowski (The Unnamable, Wicked Lit 2010, 2011), and Andrew Thatcher (Wake Not the Dead, Wicked Lit 2012). The play will be performed as a full production in and around Strub Mansion (a 100-year-old Italianate Beaux Arts home) on the campus of the historic Mayfield Senior School of the Holy Child Jesus in Pasadena. (more...)

Hershey Felder to Star in Special Presentation of MONSIEUR CHOPIN, 7/25-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Following the wildly enthusiastic reception for Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in Maestro, Berkeley Repertory Theatre invites audiences back this July for Hershey Felder's Monsieur Chopin, a celebrated musical biography of legendary composer Fryderyk Chopin. You've seen Felder as George Gershwin on the hot streets of 1920s New York. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Punchdrunk's Mr. Stanford Delivers a Final Farewell Message for THE DROWNED MAN
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2014

Mr Stanford, studio boss at Temple Studios, has delivered a final farewell message. This is the last chance to see Punchdrunk's The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable as the studios in Paddington must close on Sunday 6 July. To view Mr Stanford's message, click below! (more...)

Music Industry Author and Branding Fool Kicks Off Summer Book Tour in Santa Monica
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Loren Weisman, a music industry consultant, and self-proclaimed 'branding fool,' is the author of 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' (ISBN: 978-1608325788). On June 28, he begins the 'Proof of Concept Tour,' a two-month, 40-city book and speaking tour. It will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Third Street Promenade Barnes & Noble in Santa Monica, Calif. at 1201 3rd Street. Special guests will include multi Grammy(R) Award Winning Producer/Engineer, Val Garay. (more...)

Tropical Smoothie Café Looks to Denver Locations for Future Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

After opening three restaurants in the Denver area in five months, Tropical Smoothie Café plans to expand its presence in the greater Denver area by developing 25 locations in the coming years. (more...)

Loren Weisman Launches Summer Book Tour in Santa Monica
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014


A Moment's Peace and The Women's Creative Company Present ENDURANCE 7/24 - 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The Arches, Glasgow is thrilled to present a striking new theatre production that invites audiences to embark on a journey of discovery, one that imagines and recreates the historical and personal stories of Commonwealth sportswomen from across the world. (more...)

Hershey Felder is Leonard Bernstein, at The Town Hall, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The story and music of the great composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein comes to life on stage whenThe Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes presents Maestro Bernstein, a new play with music written and performed by award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (Broadway's GeorgeGershwin Alone). Directed by Joel Zwick, Maestro Bernstein plays one night only, Thursday, July 17 at 8PMat The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street.) (more...)

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs Presents KRITZERLAND GOES OFF-BROADWAY!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents KRITZERLAND GOES OFF-BROADWAY! (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Spirit Gala Raises $1 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's two-week spring engagement at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater kicked off in an exceptional way on Wednesday, June 11th with Revelations Celebration on the Plaza - a free grand dance workshop, where hundreds of people learned excerpts of Alvin Ailey's signature American masterpiece Revelations; followed by The Ailey Spirit Gala, a one-night-only benefit performance and party with Honorary Chair Vanessa Williams and sponsored by FedEx Corporation. (more...)

NYC Parks Cuts Ribbon on $6.65 Million Project to Reconstruct Seawall, Create New Waterfront Promenade in Queensbridge Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, NYS Senator Michael Gianaris, NYS Assembly Member Catherine Nolan, NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Executive Vice President for Capital Programs Dmitri Konon, and members of Community Board 1, the Friends of Queensbridge Park, Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement House and GreenShores NYC to celebrate the creation of a new waterfront Promenade in Queensbridge Park and the restoration of the park's seawall. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, to Open 7/13 at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Jonathan Tolins' outrageous new comedy 'Buyer & Cellar' featuring Michael Urie (TV's 'Ugly Betty') opens at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, July 13, 2014, at 7 p.m. Directed by Stephen Brackett, this New York runaway hit continues through August 17. (more...)

Hippodrome Plus Presents SUMMER IN SOUTHSIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed festival, Hippodrome Plus presents the return of SUMMER IN SOUTHSIDE, three exciting weekends packed full of spectacular FREE outdoor performances around Birmingham Hippodrome. (more...)

Virginia Governor McAuliffe Joins Groundbreaking For New VRE Rail Station At Potomac Shores In Prince William County
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

DUMPHRIES, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe today joined a host of federal, state, local and railroad officials at the Potomac Shores master-planned community in the groundbreaking for a new Virginia Railway Express (VRE) station in Potomac Shores.The station is expected to open in 2017. (more...)

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda & More Will Rotate Through All-Star Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the Nederlander
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS, will have its first Broadway revival, beginning performances Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8pm, at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

After last summer's critical success with a Promenade adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, Iris Theatre are returning to the gardens and grounds of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden for a sixth year of family-friendly theatre, and its sequel, Alice through the Looking Glass. Alice through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll in a new adaptation by Daniel Winder and Candida Caldcott, will be presented from today, 30 July - Saturday 30 August. Press night is Monday 4 August at 7 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Peculiar Works Project to Present 3CHRISTS, Opening 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Peculiar Works Project has announced the world premiere of their next site-specific theatrical event, 3CHRISTS, written by SM Dale & Barry Rowell, and directed by Kelly O'Donnell. Based on The Three Christs of Ypsilanti, a psychological study by Milton Rokeach, 3CHRISTS will be performed in the sanctuary of Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square South, at Thompson St.). Performances begin on Friday, September 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 28. Opening Night is Sunday, September 7 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Thursday - Sunday at 7 PM. Tickets, which are $18, are available by calling 866-811-4111 or online (more...)

Staten Island Ballet to Kick Off 13th New York International Choreographers Festival with DANCE ACROSS WATERS, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Staten Island Ballet opens the 13th New York International Choreographers Festival at St. George Theatre with 'Dance Across Waters', featuring seven choreographers of ballet, modern and contemporary works, with original music and a live appearance by Vernon Reid of 'Living Colour'. (more...)

HOME Follows Critically Acclaimed Run of ANGEL MEADOW with Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

HOME, the organisation formed by the merger of Manchester's Library Theatre Company and Cornerhouse, will follow up their critically acclaimed sold-out production of Angel Meadow with a spectacular site-specific production of Shakespeare's romantic tragedy Romeo & Juliet in Manchester's historic Victoria Baths in September 2014 (, the building which won BBC1's first Restoration programme in 2003. (more...)

Everett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue), which began previews Tuesday, July 15th. The comedy will open tonight, July 20th at 7PM. (more...)

Creating Arts Company Presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN, 8/9-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

Creating Arts Company presents a childhood favorite for children and parents alike! Dance and sing along with Snoopy, Lucy, Sally, Linus, Schroeder and of course Charlie Brown himself in this classic with all the Peanuts Gang characters. Perfect for all ages this productions features wonderful songs like "My New Philosophy" and promises to never yank the football away! Good grief Charlie Brown! (more...)

Berkeley Rep Extends Hershey Felder's MONSIEUR CHOPIN Through 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Due to popular pre-sale demand, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces it will extend Hershey Felder's popular and critically acclaimed one-man show Monsieur Chopin, a celebrated musical biography of legendary composer Fryderyk Chopin, ahead of its debut. Originally scheduled to run through August 3, the show will now run for an additional eight performances through Sunday, August 10. This summer come along with Felder to Paris in a work of love and art and the place where his soul resides, in the depths of Chopin's music. In his passionate portrayal of the 'Poet of the Piano,' Felder reveals the beloved and romantic composer's secrets about his creations against a gorgeous, lush score of more than a dozen compositions. Monsieur Chopin begins previews July 25, opens July 27, and plays through August 10, 2014 on the intimate Thrust Stage. Tickets start at only $29 and can be purchased by phone at (510) 647-2949 or online at (more...)

Everett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Begins Previews Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue), which begins previews Tuesday, July 15th. The comedy will open Sunday, July 20th at 7PM. Written by Erasmus Fenn and directed by Joe Brancato, DROP DEAD PERFECT is laced with double-entendres and allusions to 1950s television and Hollywood melodramas. With adult language and situations, this outlandish production is recommended for adults only -- particularly those with a slightly twisted sense of humor. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, Begins LA Run Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Jonathan Tolins' outrageous new comedy 'Buyer & Cellar' featuring Michael Urie (TV's 'Ugly Betty') opens tonight, July 13, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum at 7 p.m. Directed by Stephen Brackett, this New York runaway hit continues through August 17. (more...)

Petopia Animal Rescue Adoption Center to Host Casino Night to Benefit Homeless Animals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Saturday, August 9, 2014, put on your best poker-face and join Petopia Animal Rescue Adoption Center for an exciting evening of casino games and live entertainment to benefit animals in need. (more...)

Improv Club Is On at the Bedford RSL Club, July 25 & Aug 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The first rule of Improv Club is entertainment -- and the second rule is making sure you know it's on July 25 and August 29 at the Bedford RSL Club. (more...)

BWW Reviews: RICHARD III, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, June 30 2014
by Gary Naylor - Jul 1, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a open air Promenade production that exhausts cast and audience with its relentless spectacle and cruelty - but believes it was all worth it for such a splendid production. (more...)

City Shakes Offers Gritty, Real-World Production of ROMEO AND JULIET, 7/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

The City Shakespeare Company opens the doors to its summer production of Romeo & Juliet on July 11th. They kick off the run with a red carpet masquerade ball in honor of the famous 'ancient feast' in the story, and run through July 26th. (more...)

NYC's Path Through History Program Showcases Sites for Summer Visits
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

With summer travel planning underway, the New York City Path Through History (NYCPTH) work group - dedicated to promoting historic gems in the five boroughs as part of New York State's Path Through History initiative - has identified off-the-beaten-track destinations that provide outdoor experiences for staycationers, tourists, and out-of-town visitors. These historic and culturally significant sites offer enriching and enjoyable adventures, feature stunning views, have free or nominal admission, and are accessible by public transportation. (more...)

Amber Tamblyn and Shawn Hatosy Star in REASONS TO BE PRETTY, Opening Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Nick Gehlfuss (Shameless, The Newsroom), Shawn Hatosy (Southland, Reckless), Amber Tamblyn (Joan of Arcadia, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) and Alicia Witt (Justified, 88 Minutes) are cast in the Geffen Playhouse production of Reasons to Be Pretty, nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play (2009). Helmed by Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director Randall Arney, Reasons to Be Pretty will be performed in the Gil Cates Theater through August 31 with an opening night of tonight, August 6. (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger and More to Star in Lincoln Center's THE OLDEST BOY; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ernest Abuba, Joel de la Fuente, Tsering Dorjee, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Takemi Kitamura, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider, and Nami Yamamoto will comprise the cast of its upcoming production of Sarah Ruhl's new play THE OLDEST BOY. The play, to be directed by Rebecca Taichman, will begin previews Thursday, October 9 and open on Monday, November 3 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Berkeley Rep Adds Final Performances of MONSIEUR CHOPIN, 9/16-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Due to an reception from critics and audiences alike resulting in a sold-out engagement, Berkeley Repertory Theatre is proud to announce that Hershey Felder's already extended Monsieur Chopin will have one final encore presentation of 10 performances September 16-21, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, August 4 2014
by Gary Naylor - Aug 5, 2014

Gary Naylor enjoys an adaptation of a classic that stretches both the running time and the whimsy , but delivers on the spectacle and the humour. Do wrap up warm though! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Reviews: THE GENERATION OF Z, Assembly George Square Theatre, August 4 2014
by Amy Hanson - Aug 5, 2014

Ever imagined yourself in a zombie movie? Now's your chance to play it out for real. The Generation of Z is a fantastic immersive and interactive show, set after a zombie apocalypse. (more...)

A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours Celebrates Nine Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

"Manhattan? FUHGETTABOUDIT!" That's the official slogan of A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours ( as they celebrate their 9th anniversary taking tourists from around the world on authentic guided bus tours of NYC's most populous borough. (more...)

Next Weekend to Salute Speight Jenkins with Wagner Competition, Seattle Opera Day and Special Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

After three decades, 92 productions, and more than 1,200 individual performances, Speight Jenkins is retiring from Seattle Opera in style! The company will celebrate the end of the Jenkins era, as well as its 50th anniversary, with three special events: the International Wagner Competition on Thursday, August 7, followed by Seattle Opera Day at MOHAI and the Speight Celebration Concert & Dinner featuring 15 of Seattle Opera's best loved singers on Saturday, August 9. (more...)

Hines Chooses Aconex for Toronto Bayside Waterfront Project
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

TORONTO, ON - Aconex, provider of the #1 cloud solution to manage the world's largest construction and engineering projects, has been selected by Waterfront Toronto for the first phase of public infrastructure for the Bayside Waterfront project in Toronto, Canada. Hines, a privately owned international real estate firm, is Waterfront Toronto's development partner on Bayside Waterfront, which will contain more than two million square feet of residential, office, retail, and cultural space. (more...)

Atlantic City Discusses Plans for the City's Ongoing Transformation in Response to Casino Closing Announcements
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Responding to the upcoming closings of the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel and Casino (August 31, 2014) Revel (September 2, 2014) and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino (September 16, 2014), Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian, along with Casino Reinvestment Development Authority Executive Director John Palmieri and Atlantic City Alliance President Liza Cartmell today reminded residents and visitors alike that significant progress is being made in the destination's ongoing transition to a burgeoning, multi-faceted tourism mecca that is not focused solely on gaming. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Open 55th Season with THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 9/19-10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) opens its 55th season with the Bay Area premiere of The Addams Family, a new musical based on the delightfully macabre drawings by cartoonist Charles Addams. CCCT's production will be directed and choreographed by New York-based Alex Perez and music directed by Michael Wiles, with set design by Stewart Lyle, costume design by Lisa Danz, lighting design by Zoe Gopnik-McManus, and sound design by Michael Kelly. This multiple Tony and Drama Desk award nominee, with book by Marshall Brickman (Jersey Boys) and Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher), and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party), plays weekends from Sep 19-Oct 19. (more...)

Artist Mollie Kellogg's 'Incognito Witch' Examines the Hidden Psyche
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Artist/film-maker Mollie Kellogg has a message for you Don't suppress your inner magick! (more...)

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week Begins 29 August at Southgate
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

From 29 August-7 September, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) arrives at Southgate with an eclectic range of free exhibitions and displays showcasing innovative emerging designers and the creative process behind some of Melbourne's most celebrated fashion icons. (more...)

Seattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert Nets $1 Million
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

With some of the greatest voices in opera gathering together for one night only in a red-carpet affair, Seattle Opera's Speight Celebration Concert and Dinner thrilled more than 2,500 fans at McCaw Hall and raised more than $1 million on Saturday, August 9. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Celebrates 92nd Season Opening with Bellini's NORMA Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, 9/5
by Jillian Gaier - Aug 1, 2014

San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 92nd Season on Friday, September 5, 2014 with a gala performance of Vincenzo Bellini's Norma, conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti and featuring an illustrious cast led by soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role. The opening night festivities are highlighted by Opera Ball 2014: Passione, a benefit supporting the education programs of San Francisco Opera Guild and San Francisco Opera Education Department, and BRAVO! CLUB's Opening Night Gala. (more...)

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