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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Play Melbourne This December
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the famous recording session that brought together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time for one incredible night. (more...)

BWW Review: FINI DANCE FESTIVAL Parties La Via Italiana
by Juan Michael Porter II - Jul 26, 2016

Though it was hot and muggy on the evening of July 24th, 2016, the jam-packed audience at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center was grinning agog like newly minted parents infatuated with their brood. The cause: a troupe of adorable bambine from Staten Island Ballet performing Ellen Tharp's 'Tarantella'. Though only one of these girls was delivering the movement nel modo Italiano, they were all so lively with their tambourine strikes and hops that even the most curmudgeonly of audience members applauded with gusto. (more...)

Lesley Ann Warren to Gust Star in DANCE TO THE MOVIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Gateway presents the high-octane dance extravaganza DANCE TO THE MOVIES at Patchogue Theatre from August 10-14.  Tickets start at $59 and are available online at or by calling the Box Office at (631) 286 1133.  Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more. (more...)

Golden Nugget Las Vegas Announces August 2016 Shows, Special Events, Giveaways and Tournaments
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Golden Nugget Las Vegas has announced its August 2016 entertainment, special events, giveaways and tournaments. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

BROADWAY BARKS announces their 18th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. (more...)

Charlotte National Dance Day Celebration to Draw Hundreds Uptown This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Charlotte National Dance Day celebration will draw hundreds of people to Uptown on Saturday, July 30 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Plaza. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company Presents the Regional Premiere of SISTER PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Sister Play, the third production in Chester Theatre Company's 2016 season, will have its regional premiere on Wednesday, August 3 at 8:00 p.m. in the Chester Town Hall at 15 Middlefield Road, Chester, MA. (more...)

LUCILLE BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL Celebrates 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

National Comedy Center, Inc., the cultural institution developing the first national visitor experience dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, celebrates the 25th anniversary of its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 4th -7th, in Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown, NY. (more...)

DVR Alert: Bernadette Peters to Give Shelter Dog Makeovers on LIVE, 7/27
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

BWW has learned that Bernadette Peters will stop by LIVE WITH KELLY on Wednesday, July 27th to help give makeovers to some lucky shelter dogs. (more...)

Rockwell Presents AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016


Colorado Ballet to Present AN EVENING UNDER THE STARS, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Ballet will perform a collection of classical and contemporary works at An Evening under the Stars at 7:30 p.m. on August 20, 2016 at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80003. (more...)

Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET to Play in Concert at Maria Hernandez Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present the very first performance of The Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment's Off Broadway in the Boros inaugural series. For one night only, July 29th, 2016, Dave Malloy, composer/playwright of the Broadway-bound Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, brings his award-winning chamber musical Ghost Quartet, a haunted song cycle about love, death, and whisky, to Bushwick's Maria Hernandez Park for a very special outdoor performance at sunset. (more...)

by Chris Arneson - Jul 25, 2016

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is one of those shows where you can't help but fall in love with the nostalgia of it all. (more...)

BWW Feature: HELPMANN AWARDS 2016: ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING at Sydney Lyric Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Jul 25, 2016


Festival Latino to Celebrate 20th Anniversary This August in Bicentennial Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

?Festival Latino, the largest Latin event in Ohio, marks its 20th anniversary in 2016. (more...)

BWW NEWS: 2016 HELPMANN AWARDS ***Article to be Updated Live *** Please Refresh Browser ***
by Jade Kops - Jul 24, 2016

*Please Refresh Browser To Stay Updated* BWW Sydney will be attending the 16th Annual HELPMAN AWARDS being presented by Live Performance Australia (LPA) at Sydney Lyric Theatre on Monday 25th July. *Please Refresh Browser To Stay Updated* (more...)

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by BWW - Jul 24, 2016

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THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at the Barn Theatre School this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

Back with gender-bending abandon, the Barn Theatre School presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, playing August 2 - 14. Joining the company for the Barn Theatre's 11th incarnation of its most popular production, JAY POFF starring role of Dr. Frank 'N' Furter. (more...)

America's Largest Food Truck Festival is Back
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Don't miss what has been hailed as America's largest food truck festival by media outlets across the country. According to festival organizers Mike Gallicchio and Chas Kaplan, 'We are going to top last year with more music and activities for two full days of fun for all ages.' This marks the six year anniversary for this critically acclaimed foodie festival and there is something for everyone from tasty treats to entertainment to activities. (more...)

LUDO'S BROKEN BRIDE to Present Preview Cabaret at The West End Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Before their August 3rd opening at NYMF, LUDO's Broken Bride is presenting a... 'Broken Bride Preview Cabaret' on Saturday, July 23rd at 7:30pm (doors open at 7pm) at The West End Lounge 955 West End Avenue (at 107th Street).  (more...)

BWW Review: Short North Stage Puts New Spin on Old Favorite, THE FANTASTICKS
by Paul Batterson - Jul 22, 2016

In his Playbill notes for THE FANTASTICKS, Short North Stage director Jonathan Flom makes an unusual assumption of his audience. Flom writes: 'I think that the vast majority of avid theatergoers upwards of age 30 have some relationship with THE FANTASTICKS.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Return of Jared's BROADWAY BOO'S with Eden Espinosa
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2016

Jared Zirilli, of Rain at The Old Globe, ROMANCE LANGUAGE at Ars Nova, The Civilians PRETTY FILTHY, Broadway LYSISTRATA JONES, touring WE WILL ROCK YOU and WICKED, as well as Off Broadway FAT CAMP, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, BARE, and TWILIGHT THE MUSICAL plus The Alley Theatre's A FEW GOOD MEN brings you the latest 'Jared's Broadway Boo's' # 73 with WICKED and BROOKLYN's Eden Espinosa. Check out the episode below: (more...)

Joe Chvala and The Flying Foot Forum Present PASSING THROUGH PIG'S EYE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Dancing their way from summer into fall, Joe Chvala and The Flying Foot Forum present a characteristically bold new production throughout downtown Saint Paul inspired by the city's history. Passing Through Pig's Eye, a roving performance of wildly entertaining and eclectic dance, music and comedy, will engage audiences of all ages. Playing August 25 - September 11, Passing Through Pig's Eye is collaboration by 16 of the Twin Cities' finest dancers, singers, actors, and musicians including: Rush Benson, Jeremy Bensussan, Joe Chvala, Annie Enneking, Brian Evans, Karla Grotting, Galen Higgins, Adam Kiesling, Kaleena Miller, Natalie Nowytski, Peter O'Gorman, and Darrius Strong. (more...)

Julie Halston, Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Reaser and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's THE BABYLON LINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that it will produce Richard Greenberg's new play THE BABYLON LINE this fall in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65th Street). (more...)

Pushcart Players to Bring PETER AND THE WOLF to Premiere Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, 'Peter and the Wolf' on Wednesday, July 27 at 10:30 am at The Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union NJ. (more...)

Impinj, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016


Queensland Can't Wait for SINGIN' IN THE RAIN; New Seats on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

The excitement is building for the Brisbane season of the splash-hit West End stage production SINGIN' IN THE Rain, opening from 22 September 2016 at Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC) Lyric Theatre. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Perform at Inaugural Jamaica Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform in the inaugural The Jamaica Dance Festival on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 6:45pm at Rufus King Park, 150-29 Jamaica Ave, New York, 11435. (more...)

Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater to Present TIME FOR CIRCUS in Middletown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater and Middletown Commission on the Arts presents The 28th Annual Children's Circus of Middletown: TIME for Circus. (more...)

Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Carolyn Dorfman Dance Set for SummerStage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Complexions Contemporary Ballet / Carolyn Dorfman Dance will perform SummerStage @ Central Park, MN  on Wednesday, July 27. (more...)

Tommy Steele to Bring THE GLENN MILLER STORY to the Lyceum This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Show business legend Tommy Steele tells the extraordinary tale of America's most famous big band leader in The Glenn Miller Story from Tuesday 16 - Saturday 20 August at the Lyceum Theatre. (more...)

Amber Tamblyn, Thomas Sadoski, Zach Grenier, Judith Ivey and Peter Scolari to Close Out Vassar's 2016 Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Vassar & New York Stage and Film just announced casting for the final weeks of the 32ndPowerhouse Season, running through July 31st at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. (more...)

Presenters, Performers Set for 16th Annual HELPMANN AWARDS Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The 16th Annual Helpmann Awards, presented by Live Performance Australia, will be held on Monday 25 July at 7.30pm at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Georgia May Foote will play the role of Holly Golightly in the UK and Ireland Tour of Breakfast at Tiffany's which arrives at The Bristol Hippodrome from the 26 Sep - 1 Oct 2016. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Releases Full Schedule of Events for 10th Anniversary, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

CHICAGO (July 14, 2016) – The Chicago Dancing Festival, the nation's largest dance festival, proudly announces repertoire for its 10th annual series with George Balanchine's Concerto Barocco (performed byPennsylvania Ballet in its Chicago Dancing Festival debut), Alexander Ekman's Episode 31 (The Joffrey Ballet, originally commissioned in 2013), Christopher Wheeldon's After the Rain (The Joffrey Ballet) and a new work by world-renowned choreographer Randy Duncan set to an original score by five-time Emmy Award-winning, Chicago-based composer Andy Mitranas as part of Chicago Dancing Festival's first-time collaboration with Chicago Dancers United, among program highlights. This year's event will present five unique programs in five days across Chicago's top downtown venues - the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park, the highly anticipated return to the Auditorium Theatre, and for the first time at Navy Pier in celebration of the Festival's 10th anniversary - August 23-27, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: CATF NOT MEDEA Is a Deeply Imaginative and Powerful Piece of Theater
by Johnna Leary - Jul 19, 2016

The 2016 CATF mission statement lists their vision as 'The Ultimate Theater Experience', and Not Medea, one of the five plays in rotating rep at the festival, completely satisfies this expectation. A highly creative and completely immersive theatrical experience, Not Medea is brilliantly written by Allison Gregory and expertly directed by Courtney Sale. (more...)

I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE Coming to Cape Town & Johannesburg
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016


Photo Flash: First Look at A STEADY RAIN at Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

A Steady Rain, an acclaimed American drama critics have praised for its power, plot, and moral themes, will open July 22 at the Midtown Arts & Theatre Center Houston (MATCH) in the first production of Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.'s inaugural season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cleveland Teens Create Original Play AWAKENING HEART as Part of CPT's STEP Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan is proud to present the return of CPT's celebrated Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP), Cleveland's longest-running arts and job tRaining program for urban teens. STEP celebrates its 22nd year with the latest original play, Awakening Heart, on tour to Cleveland city parks from August 2-12. (more...)

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON to Premiere at Stages Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON, written and created by Roger Bean will make its World Premiere from July 28 to September 18, 2016 at Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston, TX. (more...)

BWW Review: MARY POPPINS Storms into North Shore Music Theatre
by Justin J Sacramone - Jul 18, 2016

If North Shore Music Theatre's production of Mary Poppins was conceived to prove Murphy's Law right (Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong), then producer Bill Hanney and director Kevin P. Hill have crafted a masterpiece. Perhaps it's best described through the disbelief of Michael Banks following an afternoon spent rollicking in the park with his mystical nanny; 'Did that really just happen?' It certainly did and with a calamitous kerplunk. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Perform in UK, Switzerland, Denmark, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

(New York) – July 13, 2016 – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as “a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,” returns to the United Kingdom, Lausanne, Switzerland, and Copenhagen, Denmark to perform a dozen ballets from September 6 – October 30. Robert Battle will lead Ailey through the UK (September 9 – October 19) for the first time since becoming Artistic Director, including the Company's inaugural visits to Southampton and Canterbury, England. Presented by Dance Consortium, the UK engagement will include 10 works performed across 10 cities. The Company will then head to the Salle Métropole in Lausanne (October 22 – 23) and The Tivoli Concert Hall in Copenhagen (October 26 – 30). Bank of America is the lead sponsor of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2016 and 2017 international tours. (more...)

by Brodie Paparella - Jul 18, 2016

SPOILER: The only thing better than Hairspray isn't Corny Collins, it's Hairspray Big Fat Arena Spectacular! As if this absolutely fantastic show spreading messages of acceptance and self-worth couldn't get any bigger, blonder or more beautiful, Harvest Rain has two-stepped up a notch or 500! Taking Marc Shaiman's Tony award-winning musical, based on John Waters' 1988 film, they've turned it into a large-scale visual delight complete with local young talent to sing and dance those memorable numbers alongside some of Australia's greatest stage talent legendary and emerging. (more...)

THE BEAST Written by and Starring Eddie Perfect to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Written by and starring Eddie Perfect, and directed by Simon Phillips, The Beast is an organic, free range, jet-black comedy that holds a hand-crafted chef's blade to the throat of modern Australia. (more...)

Emmy Nominated Peter Reckell Re-Joins Cast of Off Broadway's THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Peter Reckell, the Emmy nominated actor best known for playing Bo Brady, a role he originated in 1981 on the NBC drama Days of Our Lives, will take on the role of the suave and charismatic El Gallo when he joins the cast of the long running musical THE FANTASTICKS in a limited engagement that begins on September 5th and runs through September 25th the show's producers, Al Parinello and Catherine Russell announced today. This isn't the first time the he's performed in the show. Mr. Reckell played the role of The Mute (and covered The Boy) 35 years ago, in the Sullivan Street Production. (more...)

DAYS OF OUR LIVES Star Peter Reckell to Join Off-Broadway's THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Peter Reckell, the Emmy nominated actor best known for playing Bo Brady, a role he originated in 1981 on the NBC drama Days of Our Lives, will take on the role of the suave and charismatic El Gallo when he joins the cast of the long running musical THE FANTASTICKS in a limited engagement that begins on September 5th and runs through September 25th the show's producers, Al Parinello and Catherine Russell announced today. (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - The World You Live in: The Effects of Outdoor Theatre
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Jul 18, 2016

It is summertime! Whether it be community theatre, regional theatre, all the way to the professional level, summer is a prime time to take in a show. There is a lot of thought and work that comes into creating the experience. Experiences can range from the traditional indoor theatre to taking in a production while enjoying a picnic at a local park. This week we are taking a look at some of the positives and negatives to outdoor theatre productions. (more...)

[TITLE OF SHOW] Returns to London For a Three-week Run at Waterloo East Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

[Title of Show] Returns to London for a 3 week run at Waterloo East Theatre from 6th - 25th September 2016. Tuesday - Saturday 7.30pm, Sunday 4pm. Full price £20 / Conc. £18 (more...)

THE LITTLE MERMAID Swims onto Stage at Cabrillo Music Theatre on July 15th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

When The Little Mermaid was released in 1989, it not only became one of the most popular Disney films to date, it was also the very first animated musical to use Broadway composers for its music - changing the direction of animated movies forever. Now Cabrillo Music Theatre brings this amazing story to life with The Little Mermaid, live on stage! This is not simply a children's show - it's a brand-new fully-developed Broadway musical, in the spirit of Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King and Mary Poppins, and Cabrillo Music Theatre's production will be the first in the region! (more...)

BWW TV: THE FANTASTICKS Cast Returns to Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 15, 2016

In attendance today was the cast of The Fantasticks(Dale Hensley, Rob Richardson, Andrew Polec, Madison Claire Parks) who performed the songs 'Soon It's Gonna Rain' and 'Never Say No.' Check out highlights below! (more...)

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