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Award-Winning Team to Stage Poetic Exploration of History and Memory in RED ALOES at the Magnet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

An award-winning team will present the premiere of Red ALOES, an exciting new production at the Magnet Theatre this August. Written and directed by Themba Stewart, Red ALOES melds poetic text with image-based language to explore a rarely documented time in South Africa's history. (more...)

BWW Review: Ruskin Group Constructs A Sturdy RAINBOW BRIDGE On The Road to Hilarity
by Gil Kaan - Jul 22, 2017

In Ruskin Group Theatre's world premiere of Ron Nelson's THE RAINBOW BRIDGE, Michael Myers briskly directs a concise 75 minutes of snappy dialogue led by the high-energy, powerhouse performance of Paul Schackman as the conflicted, haunted lawyer Jerry. Schackman nails Nelson's machine gun-spouting dialogue, full of witty angst and genuine emotions, with lots of laughs along the way. (more...)

BWW Review: TANGUERA, Sadler's Wells
by Vikki Jane Vile - Jul 22, 2017

Tango sensation, Tanguera first premieRed fifteen years ago in Buenos Aires promising an authentic take on the provocative and sensual spectacle with a thirty strong ensemble cast. Unlike the frequently seen Tango showcases of recent times, Tanguera tells a story. It sometimes chooses to drop and pick up the narrative to suit its cause however its depiction of La Boca and the journey we are taken through it's various neighbourhoods, cafes and brothels make it unique and universally enjoyable. (more...)

NYC RESTAURANT WEEK Runs 7/24 to 8/18-Visit Our Favorite Spots
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 22, 2017

New York City Restaurant Week lasts for three weeks from Monday, July 24th to Friday, August 18th. Prix fixe meals are available for people who wish to explore tantalizing choices for lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, and Sunday dinner. There are nearly 400 restaurants participating. Check out some of our favorites. (more...)

BWW Review: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Candlelight Music Theatre
by Greer Firestone - Jul 22, 2017

Great actors immerse themselves in their character such that one cannot consider anyone else playing the role. They study the writer's words to develop a full sense of character; bringing to life every shade and every nuance. Could you conceive anyone else but Pacino playing Michael Corleone or anyone else but Streep in SOPHIE'S CHOICE? No, of course not. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, Starring Kathleen Chalfant, Begins Rehearsals Next Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Rehearsals are set to begin on Tuesday, July 25 for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

E! Greenlights New Series THE PLATINUM LIFE, Set to Debut This Fall
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

E! greenlights new series THE PLATINUM LIFE, set to premiere this fall, which follows an elite group of music's most savvy women and their significant others as they live their first-class lifestyles. (more...)

Investigation Discovery Premieres Powerful New Series SHATTERED, 8/23
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Each episode unravels a homicide case through three distinct but connected points of view in intimate first-person interviews with those most affected in the minutes, days, and years that follow. Hear from loved ones, witnesses, and law enforcement - many telling their stories for the first time ever - reflecting on how the past continues to haunt the present. SHATTERed airs Wednesdays at 10/9c beginning August 23, exclusively on ID. (more...)

Michael C Hall & More to Star in Harlan Coben's SAFE on Netflix
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Red Production Company called 'action' as filming commenced in Manchester on original new television drama, SAFE. The 8 x 60' series has been ordeRed by CANAL+ Group and Netflix and will run on free-to-air channel C8 (CANAL+ Group) in France and Netflix globally outside of France in 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Extra, Extra!' NEWSIES is a Runaway Hit at Red Mountain Theatre.
by David Edward Perry - Jul 21, 2017

'Newsies' is an pulse pumping musical that inspires you to stand up for what's right and fight for a cause you believe in. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, August 11, 2017
by - Jul 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, August 11, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: WHAT WE WISHED FOR, Sheffield Crucible Theatre
by Pippa Stacey - Jul 21, 2017

A compelling fusion of traditional fairy tales with contemporary society, What We Wished For, by Sheffield People's Theatre, follows the journey of community members in modern-day Sheffield, as they struggle to fight back against a mysterious invasion of Wolves that instil fear and threaten their population. (more...)

Illustrator Lydia Monks To Hold Exclusive Illustration Workshop At National Gallery to Celebrate WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Lydia Monks, illustrator of bestselling picture book What the Ladybird Heard, will be holding an exclusive illustration workshop at London's National Gallery to celebrate the West End show, and to introduce the brand-new picture book What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday which is the third installment in the What the Ladybird Heard series. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Murder, She Didn't Write
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Lizzy Skrzypiec about bringing Murder, She Didn't Write to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Debut Album Nightshade by a l l i e Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Singer/songwriter a l l i e is the new voice of seduction. With every word, she captures the blissful feeling of desire and tender love on her 10-track album, Nightshade, out today. (more...)

Grammy-Winning Lady Rizo Debuts 'Hit of You' via BlackBook Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Grammy Award winning cabaret chanteuse- Lady Rizo releases her first single “Hit of You” from her second studio album, Indigo, out August 18th, 2017 following her Joe's Pub residency show Red, White and Indigo in March (more...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 21, 2017

Shawn Whitsell's Destiny Theatre Experience celebrates its tenth anniversary starting tonight with the opening of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherfucker With the Hat at Nashville's iconic Darkhorse Theater. Directed by Kurt Jarvis and featuring a cast of local stage favorites, along with some intriguing newcomers, including Michael Carlo, Megan Blevins, Matt N. Smith, Amie Lara and Tony Insignares. (more...)

Spacelab9 Announces Soundtrack Releases for Dark Souls I, II, & III
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Having been recognized as one of the most critically acclaimed game series in the history of the action rpg genre, the unforgettable score music from the DARK SOULS trilogy makes its long-awaited debut on vinyl care of Spacelab9 in conjunction with Bandai Namco games. (more...)

Open Book Theatre Season Directed By All Women
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

???????Open Book Theatre Company is helmed by Grosse Ile resident Krista Schafer Ewbank.  "I've always been aware of the lack of roles, both onstage and off, for women.  There are far more women at auditions and vying for jobs, but theatre is often still a man's world."  According to a recent study by Wellesly Centers for Women less than 27% of theatres have women in the artistic director role.   A 2015 study by the Dramatists Guild found that 78% of plays produced were written by men.  "I always look for plays that feature strong roles for women. It's harder than you might think with so many plays being written by men. I think we've found a really good balance." (more...)

Rebel Kat Productions presents CORIOLANUS: Fight Like A Bitch
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

To live like a legend... sometimes you have to fight like a bitch. The country is at war, and the Senate cannot keep the peace within its own walls--- let alone on the battlefield. Enter Coriolanus: the country's most famous badass warrior. She returns home to face the greatest battle yet: to win the love of the people & run for office--- or face the dangerous consequences of defying society's expectations. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Enjoy an indoor Shakespeare festival with air conditioning!  (more...)

Olivia Lane's Video for 'Wrong Girl' Premieres on Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Hot country songstress Olivia Lane's sassy new video for her just-released “Wrong Girl” exclusively premieRed on Lane's visionary talents come alive in this energetic video that she co-produced and directed with James King (Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Kelsea Ballerini). (more...)

Cricket Wireless Launches Hot Summer Deals: 2 Lines With Unlimited High-Speed Data for $80 and Cool New Smartphones
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017


Taylor Swift Super Saturday Night Concert Airs Tonight via DirecTV
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Tune-in to AT&T* AUDIENCE Network and 4K Ultra HD Channel 104 to check out 'Taylor Swift Super Saturday Night Concert.' The intimate, once-in-a-lifetime concert will air Friday, July 21 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT via DIRECTV (more...)

WCPE FM Cinema Classics Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017


AT&T Activates Text-To-Donate Campaign For Detwiler Fire Relief
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017


Red Hot & Blue BBQ Restaurants Slide Through Summer with A New Smoked Meat Slider Platter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

All of the Red Hot & Blue Barbecue Restaurants in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas and Missouri are sliding through the summer season with a new limited time menu item: Sliders! The new Slider Platter includes three popular smoked meat sliders (one tender beef brisket, one delicious pulled pork and one spicy sausage) served with a side of potato salad and a Coke, for only $10. This promotion is available from July 5, 2017 until August 15, 2017. (more...)

Sleeping with Sirens Tour to Stop in Boulder This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Sleeping with Sirens have announced their fall underplay tour, stopping on September 5, 2017 at the Fox Theatre in Boulder, Colo. (more...)

California Fresh Fig Season Has Arrived
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

According to the California Fresh Fig Growers Association, California's Fresh Fig season started in May and will continue through mid-January. This year's first crop was plump and plentiful due to the rainy winter followed by a cool spring. Subsequent crops are expected to be just as beautiful and delicious. (more...)

Gala at La MaMa Celebrates Spiderwoman Theater's 40 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Spiderwoman Theater, beloved stalwart of New York's downtown theatre scene, will celebrate 40 years of remarkable performances with a gala celebration at the landmark East Village venue La MaMa on Tuesday, September 19. The evening's festivities will culminate in a spirited dance-party by acclaimed First Nations electronic group A Tribe Called Red. The program will also include performances and tributes by Taylor Mac, noted actor/singer/composer Soni Moreno, La MaMa Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective director Murielle Borst-Tarrant, and Kevin Tarrant and the SilverCloud Singers, among others. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AN INJURY at Ovalhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Ovalhouse and Permanent Red present AN INJURY, a new play about violence and love from the award-winning team behind Heads Up, written by Kieran Hurley and directed by alex swift at Ovalhouse, running 18-22 July, with press night on 19th July 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show on below! (more...)

Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's BE MORE CHILL Musical to be Licensed by R&H Theatricals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

BE MORE CHILL - the new musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, book by Joe Tracz, and based on the novel by Ned Vizzini - will be licensed by R&H Theatricals, a division of Rodgers & Hammerstein. (more...)

London Premiere of TALK RADIO Comes to the Old Red Lion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

This autumn, the team behind No Villain return to the Old Red Lion with Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated Talk Radio. Thirty years after its inaugural production in New York, this play explores the not-so-hidden prejudices in '80s America and the power of the media to manipulate events. (more...)

Writers in the Loft Welcomes NYT Bestseller Nicholas Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

On Thursday, August 10, the former CIA officer and historian at the CIA Museum Nicholas Reynolds comes to town with his unique biography WRITER, SAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961. In this New York Times bestseller, Reynolds reveals Nobel Prize-winning novelist Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for both the Americans and the Soviets before and during World War II. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Announces Line-Up for Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director/Jim BRedeson, Managing Director) today announced that their seventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes will feature two brand new commissions from Dael Orlandersmith and Arthur Kopit, alongside 6 brand new plays chosen from hundReds of submissions from playwrights across the country. The 2017 Short New Play Festival will be presented on Monday July 24th (7:30pm) at Lucille Lortel Theatre, directed by Craig Baldwin and Evan Yionoulis. Casts will include Tina Benko, Bill Buell, Robert Clohessy, Emily Donahoe, Clifton Duncan, Teresa Avia Lim, Joan MacIntosh, Nadine Malouf, Howard W. Overshown, AlfRedo Narciso, and Linda Powell. (more...)

Signature Announces Cast for THE RED LETER PLAYS; Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) productions of Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' The Red Letter Plays: Fucking A & In the Blood. This is the first time these acclaimed plays will be presented together; they will run simultaneously at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). These two plays mark the final productions of Parks' Signature Residency One. All tickets for the initial runs of the productions are $30 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. (more...)

Pantless Hummingbird Productions Presents London Premiere of Francesca Van Horne's TALES FROM THE TRUNDLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

After successful runs of TALES FROM THE TRUNDLE - a new play by Francesca Van Horne - at the prestigious 7th Annual United Solo Festival in New York City and The Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn, following a private press premiere at The Vault at The Ned in the City of London on Sunday July 23, this solo show will receive its London premiere run at The Courtyard and The Bridewell theatres. (more...)

CORIOLANUS: FIGHT LIKE A BITCH Will Play 12th Avenue Arts Mainstage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

To live like a legend... sometimes you have to fight like a bitch. The country is at war, and the Senate cannot keep the peace within its own walls--- let alone on the battlefield. Enter Coriolanus: the country's most famous badass warrior. She returns home to face the greatest battle yet: to win the love of the people & run for office--- or face the dangerous consequences of defying society's expectations. (more...)

Michael Urie Set to Play Hamlet at DC's Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) just announced that Michael Urie will lead the cast of Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy, Hamlet, at Sidney Harman Hall, January 16-February 25, 2018. Hamlet will be directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn. (more...)

The Crusade of Connor Stephens Partners with Gays Against Guns NY and Moms Demand Action For Special Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Off-Broadway's The Crusade of Connor Stephens is proud to partner with Gays Against Guns NY and Moms Demand Action for an illuminating night of theater and conversation. Discussion topics will include the importance of theater reflecting current headlines, the work that Gays Against Guns NY and Moms Demand Action are currently doing, and why The Crusade of Connor Stephens has relevance in today's society. (more...)

moe. Cancels Boulder Theater and Red Rocks Performances With Twiddle Due To Illness
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Due to illness, moe. must cancel their Friday, August 11th & Saturday, August 12th performances at the Boulder Theater. Because these shows were part of a ticket bundle that included the Sunday, August 13th performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, all ticket bundles will be refunded at point of purchase. Please allow up to 72 hours for the reimbursement to appear on your cRedit card statement. Twiddle will be honoring the dates with performances at the Boulder Theater on Friday, August 11th with Kitchen Dwellers and Saturday, August 12th with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong. Tickets for those shows are on sale now at (more...)

Long Island International Film Expo Holds Closing Night Awards Ceremony
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

After an exciting week of short and feature-length independent films from around the world premiering at the Long Island International Film Expo, the 20th Annual festival will go out with a bang as they present their Closing Night Awards Ceremony Thursday, July 20th at the historic Bellmore Movies (222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore, NY 11710) from 7:00PM to 9:00PM (Red CARPET BEGINS AT 5:00PM)! (more...)

2017 Outdoor Summer Series Welcomes The Detroit PuppetSLAM!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The 2017 Outdoor Summer Series goes out with a BANG with The Detroit PuppetSLAM!  On Friday, July 28 at 8:00pm, 2221 Carpenter St, Detroit MI 48212.  (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Company Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the company's 30th Anniversary Season: the Chicago premiere of Barbecue, August 17 - September 30, at Steppenwolf Theatre's 1700 Theater,  1700 N. Halsted Street as a LookOut Visiting Company; the Chicago premiere of Pillars of the Community, January 19 - March 30, 2018 and the world premiere of Damascus, May 11 - June 24, 2018 at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Subscriptions start at $55 per package, a 25% discount, and are on sale now at Subscribers also receive invitations to workshop presentations of Take Me, a new musical by Jon Langford and Mark Guarino, in development with Strawdog throughout Season 30.  (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Hosts Ribbon-Cutting for The Jim Henson Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

At a celebratory opening ceremony for The Jim Henson Exhibition, housed in a new gallery at Museum of the Moving Image funded by The City of New York, the First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, the Museum's Executive Director Carl Goodman, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, and City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer were joined by Jim Henson's daughter Cheryl Henson, and special appearances by Abby Cadabby, Red Fraggle, and Fozzie Bear, among other guests. This major new exhibition is dedicated to the life and legacy of Jim Henson, who was a singular creative figure in the realms of television, film, and puppetry-and a New Yorker who made the City his base for family and work. The Jim Henson Exhibition opens to the public on Saturday, July 22. (more...)

TransPixel Volume 2 was Released by Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017


EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Stuart Black
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to Stuart Black about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show It's the End of the World as We Know It. (more...)

VIDEO: New Red Band Trailer Released for 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle'
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2017

According to, 20th Century Fox has released the new Kingsmen: The Golden Circle Red Band trailer. (more...)

VIDEO: 2CELLOS Cover Justin Bieber's 'Despacito'
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2017

CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, released a new cover video for 'Despacito', this summer's hottest single remixed by Justin Beiber, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi. The video was filmed on July 8th in Zagreb, Croatia at a local bar just around the corner from the studio. The audio track is also available now via all download / streaming services. (more...)

The Utah Symphony to Bring the Music of John Williams the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

On Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM, experience the music from your favorite movies scoRed by John Williams in a concert filled with fantasy and fun. Whether it's the powerful marches from "Star Wars," the awe-inspiring score from "Jurassic Park," or the adventurous music from "E.T.", John Williams' film music has provided the soundscape for many of the world's most popular movies for decades. The Utah Symphony led by guest conductor Randall Crain Fleishcher will bring these scores to life in a live concert at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre. General admission tickets are $39 and child/youth tickets are $16. Tickets are available at 801-585-0556 and online at (more...)

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