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David Hyde Pierce Will Be Honored at Drama League's MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Drama League announced today that Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce will be the honoree of the 33rd Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, to be held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

Pulitzer Finalist MARJORIE PRIME to Launch Central Square Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Nora Theatre Company presents Jordan Harrison's Marjorie Prime from September 8 - October 9, 2016. Marjorie Prime is directed by M. Bevin O'Gara. (more...)

LiveArtDC & Grain of Sand Theatre to Stage LOVES LABEERS LOST This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

LiveArtDC, in partnership with Grain of Sand Theatre, is proud to announce its fall production of Love's LaBEERs Lost as re-conceived and directed by Grain of Sand Managing Director Sara Bickler. Performances will take place September 29-October 22 at Petworth neighborhood favorite, DC Reynolds. (more...)

Tyne Daly, Billy Porter, Bebe Neuwirth, Sierra Boggess and More Slated for Drama League's 2016 Gala Honoring David Hyde Pierce
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Drama League has announced the roster of special guest performers for the 33rd Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce to be held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents THE FANTASTICK'S
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Pittsburgh Public Theater begins its 42nd season with a new production of The Fantasticks, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt. Directed by The Public's Producing Artistic Director, Ted Pappas, the legendary musical runs Sept. 29 - Oct. 30, 2016at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. (more...)

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Announces the First Ever Cryptocurrency Dividend of DIBCOIN to Its Shareholders
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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AMERICAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA Opens With Mendelssohn, Berlioz and More, 9/22; Full Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

On Today, September 22, 2016 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, a 50-piece period instrument orchestra, presents its opening night concert of its 32nd Season. The program will include Mendelssohn's 'Scottish' Symphony, Berlioz's Les nuits d'ete, and Cipriani Potter's Symphony No. 10. In Mendelssohn's stormy Scottish Symphony, period instruments enliven the thrilling orchestration and memorable tunes for which the composer is so beloved. In Berlioz's evocative Les nuits d'ete, the ACO proudly introduces the extraordinary young American mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau. A rarely heard Symphony No. 10 by British composer Cipriani Potter completes a concert that takes the audience back into the luxurious sonorities of the Romantic Era. (more...)

Thomas Crawford to Conduct American Classical Orchestra in Concert, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

On Today, September 22, 2016 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, a 50-piece period instrument orchestra devoted to preserving and performing the repertoire of 17th, 18th and 19th century composers, presents its opening night concert of its 32nd Season. The program, which will be conducted by Thomas Crawford, will include Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3  'Scottish', Berlioz's Les nuits d'été with mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau, and Cipriani Potter's Symphony No. 10. Artistic Director and Founder Thomas Crawford says of this program, 'In Mendelssohn's stormy Scottish Symphony, period instruments enliven the thrilling orchestration and memorable tunes for which the composer is so beloved. In Berlioz's evocative Les nuits d'été, the ACO proudly introduces the extraordinary young American mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau. A rarely heard symphony by British composer Cipriani Potter completes a concert that takes the audience back into the luxurious sonorities of the Romantic Era.' (more...)

MOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Opens Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Public Theater's MOBILE UNIT'S Hamlet officially opens at the The Public Theater's Shiva Theater tonight, September 22, for a run through Sunday, October 9.  (more...)

BWW Review: Village's Fresh PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Wows
by Jay Irwin - Sep 19, 2016

Even if you are familiar with the seldom produced country musical "Pump Boys and Dinettes" you're reaction to it probably isn't a wild one. In fact when I heard it was opening Village Theatre's season I thought, "Well, this will be cute" but my excitement didn't go much further beyond "cute". I'd seen the show once years ago and have had the cast album forever but it's not what you might call one of my "go to" shows. But with this new production out at Village Theatre that may all change. This is not the production from the 80's or really any production you're likely to have seen. With this level of talent and new orchestrations this could revive this old chestnut. But I'll get to that in a minute. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Levi Kreis and More in Village Theatre's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Village Theatre kicks off its 2016-2017 Season with Pump Boys and Dinettes, a light-hearted concert-style musical celebration of life's simple pleasures, set on Highway 57 in North Carolina. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tony Winner Levi Kreis Returns to Village Theatre in PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Village Theatre kicks off its 2016-2017 Season with Pump Boys and Dinettes, a light-hearted concert-style musical celebration of life's simple pleasures, set on Highway 57 in North Carolina. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with Village Theatre's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, Featuring Levi Kreis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Village Theatre kicks off its 2016-2017 Season with Pump Boys and Dinettes, a light-hearted concert-style musical celebration of life's simple pleasures, set on Highway 57 in North Carolina. Click below to go behind the scenes! (more...)

Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents THE FANTASTICK'S
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Pittsburgh Public Theater begins its 42nd season with a new production of The Fantasticks, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt. Directed by The Public's Producing Artistic Director, Ted Pappas, the legendary musical runs Sept. 29 - Oct. 30, 2016at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. (more...)

KICKBOXER: VENGEANCE Is Currently Kicking It on VOD and in Select Theaters
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Earlier this month, crowds anxiously stood outside the world premiere of Kickboxer: Vengeance, the first film in the rebooted Kickboxer franchise (starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Alain Moussi, Dave Bautista, and Georges St-Pierre), as fans anticipated the arrival of the film's stars, as well as some of UFC's biggest names. (more...)

MOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Begins Next Week at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Public Theater will begin previews for the MOBILE UNIT'S Hamlet on Monday, September 19. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with Village Theatre's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, Featuring Levi Kreis
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2016

Village Theatre kicks off its 2016-2017 Season with Pump Boys and Dinettes, a light-hearted concert-style musical celebration of life's simple pleasures, set on Highway 57 in North Carolina. Click below to go behind the scenes! (more...)

Lyra Theater to Stage Election-Year Satire THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Lyra Theater presents the U.S. Premiere of Jennifer Wise's translation of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui in 1941 by German playwright Bertolt Brecht. (more...)

Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces Artists for SPIRIT: MADE HERE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust today announced the artists selected for the next installation of Made Here window displays in WeDo-the West Downtown Minneapolis Cultural District. Spirit: Made Here, sponsored by Andersen Windows, will feature artwork by more than 75 Minnesota artists and students, including brand new artists and internationally renowned professionals. The walkable urban art gallery will launch on Hennepin Avenue with a free, public celebration at Marin Restaurant & Bar (901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. (more...)

F. Murray Abraham, Hank Azaria & More Will Honor David Hyde Pierce at Drama League Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Drama League has announced Tony Award and Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus), Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria ('The Simpsons'), Tony Award winner Christopher Durang (Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike), Tony Award winning Broadway Producer Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots), Tony Award nominees Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!), Drama Desk nominee John Bolton (Curtains), along with Lea DeLaria ('Orange is the New Black') and Peri Gilpin ('Frazier'), have joined the roster of special guest performers for The 33rd Annual Drama League Centennial Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce to be held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

Bid for VIP Seats to HAMILTON and More in Drama League's 2016 Gala Charity Auction
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Drama League's 2016 Gala Charity Auction has launched at www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague, featuring over fifty once-in-a-lifetime prize packages. (more...)

Wolfpack Theatrics in association with Dark Matter Productions Presents THE WITCH OF ST. ELMORA STREET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Joey Merlo's The Witch of St. Elmora Street explores love, heartbreak, and witchcraft within an Italian-American family circa 1987. Weaving together tales of family lore and superstitious hearsay The Witch of St. Elmora Streetis a grotesque comedy about what it means to live with a broken heart. (more...)

Lyra Theater's Election-Year Satire THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Lyra Theater presents the U.S. Premiere of Jennifer Wise's translation of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui in 1941 by German playwright Bertolt Brecht. (more...)

Jennifer Allen and Steven Blanchard Featured in Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID in Seattle; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

A spectacular new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid kicks off at The 5th Avenue Theatre this holiday season. Featuring the critically acclaimed work of Director Glenn Casale, this beloved tale of a young mermaid's coming-of-age adventure is told like never before. Previously announced casting includes Seattle's own Diana Huey as Ariel and Matthew Kacergis as Prince Eric, with Broadway's Jennifer Allen as Ursula andSteven Blanchard as King Triton. Melvin Abston, Connor Russell and Jamie Torcellini join the cast as Sebastian, Flounder and Scuttle. The 5th Avenue's production will go on to play engagements in cities including Orlando, Cincinnati,Atlanta and Louisville, among others. (more...)

THE WITCH OF ELMORA STREET at Access Theater this Decmeber
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Joey Merlo's The Witch of St. Elmora Street explores love, heartbreak, and witchcraft within an Italian-American family circa 1987. Weaving together tales of family lore and superstitious hearsay The Witch of St. Elmora Street is a grotesque comedy about what it means to live with a broken heart. (more...)

Preston Truman Boyd Joins Cast of THE UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE at Feinstein's/54 Below 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2016

Preston Truman Boyd (She Loves Me, Bullets Over Broadway, Big Fish) joins The 3rd Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree. (more...)

Three Day Hangover Will Sling Back the Vodka with DRUNKLE VANYA Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Three Day Hangover is slinging back the vodka in their latest booze-filled theatrical extravaganza. They've partnered with Tolstoy's Lounge, a brand-new midtown hot spot inspired by the works of Leo Tolstoy and other luminaries, affectionately known as Tolstoy's boys. (more...)

2016-17 GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase to Feature Top High School Programs
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU will televise 11 premier games as part of the 2016-17 GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase, beginning Thursday, December 1, when two Tennessee schools – Hamilton Heights Christian Academy and No. 13 Memphis East – face off . (more...)

Rob Rokicki and Amanda Flynn Join The 3rd Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Rob Rokicki and Amanda Flynn Join The 3rd Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Barnes & Noble Announces Black Friday Signed Editions Offering
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the return of its customer-favorite and largest-of-its-kind Black Friday Signed Editions offering. Starting on Black Friday, November 25, every Barnes & Noble store in the country will feature a selection of autographed copies of books by more than 100 acclaimed authors, available while supplies last. More than a half-million books were signed for Barnes & Noble customers by highly acclaimed authors across many genres and interests. For more information, customers should visit www.BN.com/SignedEditions or contact their local Barnes & Noble. (more...)

INTO THE LION'S MOUTH Shares FBI Memos and Letters on Pearl Harbor
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Combing through thousands of pages in recently declassified files at the U.S. National Archives and the U.K. National Archives, attorney and author Larry Loftis has collected startling evidence regarding America's entrance into World War II. His recent book, INTO THE LION'S MOUTH, provides FBI memos and letters showing that in August 1941 J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI were not only warned of a surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, but given documentary proof. (more...)

Janine DiVita Signs on for 3rd Annual UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Janine DiVita joins the Third Annual UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE! (more...)

World Premiere of BETH IN JULY by 'Master of Macabre' R.J. Tsarov
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Beth in July is written by R.J. Tsarov, produced by the Prop Thtr and directed by Shannon Evans. What happens when two peculiar people meet via online dating? With a history of increasing violence that started with an exploding firecracker when she was just four, Beth is a walking disaster. (more...)

Aaron Sorkin Pens Emotional Letter to Daughter on 2016 Election; Read It In Full
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin shared a powerful and emotional letter to his 15-year-old daughter, Roxy, and her mother, Julia about Donald Trump's election with Vanity Fair Magazine. (more...)

Three Day Hangover Slings Back the Vodka with DRUNKLE VANYA, Beginning Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Three Day Hangover is slinging back the vodka in their latest booze-filled theatrical extravaganza. They've partnered with Tolstoy's Lounge, a brand-new midtown hot spot inspired by the works of Leo Tolstoy and other luminaries, affectionately known as Tolstoy's boys. (more...)

Aaron Sorkin Explains Everything
by ForwardGeek - Nov 10, 2016

Still depressed over the election results? The Oscar-winning genius behind THE SOCIAL NETWORK, THE WEST WING and more shared an email that he wrote to his 15 year old daughter and her mother about Donald Trump's Presidential win. (It's still hard to type that). (more...)

LITTY KITTER 4 PRESIDENT is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Find out if politics will turn purr-fectly nice cats into completely different animals in the new release Litty Kitter 4 President, a political satire with a subtle civics lesson hidden between the lines and the laughter. The book is completely non-partisan, family friendly, and suitable for ages 8 to adults. (more...)


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The 3rd Annual UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE Returns this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Third Annual UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE is back! The sweaters are hideous, but the voices are gorgeous, so come don your ugliest Christmas outfit, and ring in the holiday season at Broadway's Supper Club. (more...)


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Leading Independent Bookseller R.J. Julia to Launch New Book Podcast With CRN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Award-winning independent bookseller R.J. Julia and CRN International's Collisions division have launched a new podcast for book lovers called 'Just the Right Book! Podcast.' (more...)

Red Theater Presents a World Premiere Musical Inspired by BEOWULF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Red Theater Chicago continues its fifth season with a new two-person musical inspired by characters in the epic poem Beowulf. (more...)

STRANGER THINGS, WESTWORLD Among 2017 WGA TV Nominations; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2016. (more...)

BWW 2016 Seattle Critic's Choice Awards (Jay's Picks)
by Jay Irwin - Dec 31, 2016

It's been a crazy year, Dear Readers. Lots of ups, lots of downs, and LOTS of emotions. And I'm not just talking about on stage. But let's not dwell on the bad things that may have happened in the world and focus on some of the amazing things Seattle theater companies gave us this past year, and let me tell you there were quite a few. So many in fact that in some categories I simply had to call out more than the usual Honorable Mentions as some performances just needed to be noted. You'll see what I mean especially when you get to the female categories as the ladies were certainly bringing it this year. But let's get started shall we? Out of the myriad shows I saw this year in Seattle, here are the shows and performances that truly stood out to me. (more...)

A&E to Premiere Acclaimed Original Documentary Feature Film LIFE, ANIMATED, 1/7
by TV News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

LIFE, ANIMATED, the acclaimed, award-winning original documentary feature film directed by Academy Award(R) winner Roger Ross Williams, will have its television premiere on A&E Network on Saturday, January 7 at 8pm ET/PT. (more...)

Bestselling Author James Mapes Offers THE GIFT OF IMAGINATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Ugly Christmas sweaters be darned; this holiday season, follow James Mapes' lead and give an invaluable gift. Starting today, the renowned speaker, life coach and hypnotherapist will travel through New England to help residents cope with some of life's greatest stressors - wellness, love, forgiveness, healing and more. He will also offer deeply discounted digital copies of his new book, Imagine That!: Igniting Your Brain for Creativity and Peak Performance, a guide to leading 'an exceptional life.' Imagine That! is available for just $0.99 on Amazon.com until Dec. 31. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the 3rd Annual UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

THE UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE played Feinstein's/54 Below on December 7th, and BroadwayWorld has a look at the concert below! (more...)

'All I Want For Christmas Is A Cure For Cancer' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

CHICAGO, Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ What doyou want for Christmas? Perhaps a better question would be, 'What do you really NEED for Christmas?' (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

This December, 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...)

Pulitzer Finalist MARJORIE PRIME to Launch Central Square Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The Nora Theatre Company presents Jordan Harrison's Marjorie Prime from September 8 - October 9, 2016. Marjorie Prime is directed by M. Bevin O'Gara. (more...)

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