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Women's Involvement in American Civil War Emphasized
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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BWW Review: Superb HAND TO GOD Demands Attention with Laughter and Angst at Dobama
by Roy Berko - Apr 25, 2017

"Hand to God" is a brilliant production, and places a spotlight on lost people caught up in their inabilities to cope with grief and abandonment. In fascination, we watch as these people lose healthy reality, replace it with abject pain, interspersing horror with laughter. This must-see staging, has to be one of the highlights of this theater season! (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Announces Three Youth Theatre Summer Camp Experiences
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to announce a series of Youth Theatre Summer Camps, perfect for theatre-loving young people to come, learn and explore their love for theatre this Summer! Youth Theatre Director Donna Inglima comments, "This is our most extensive and exciting series of youth Summer camps ever.  Everything from Hamilton to Panto and three amazing, life-changing experiences for kids of all ages!"  (more...)

Light of Day Foundation Raises Over Half Million Dollars for 3rd Straight Year During Winterfest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

For the third year in a row, the Light of Day Foundation has raised over a half a million dollars through its annual WinterFest fund raiser, catapulting its 17-year cumulative total past the $4.5 million mark in the global battle to defeat Parkinson's Disease and the Parkinsonisms, ALS and PSP, through the awesome power of music. (more...)

True West Founder Russ Tolman Announces Solo Career Retrospective 'Compass & Map'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Whether it's tender acoustic ballads or blistering rock guitar rave-ups, Los Angeles-based-via San Francisco, singer/songwriter/guitarist, Russ Tolman, has developed a reputation for crafting some of the most literate and poignant music in underground rock. (more...)

Etheria Film Night presents 2017 Line-Up of Short Films
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Etheria Film Night (www.etheriafilmnight.com) is proud to present the 2017 Official Lineup of Shorts that will screen on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 7:30pm.  Eight Short Films will be screened at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, CA followed by a Q&A with directors in attendance.   (more...)

10 on Tuesday with Molly LeCaptain
by Misha Davenport - Apr 25, 2017

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INNOVATION + LEADERSHIP presents Rock Climber Tommy Caldwell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Music Hall's Innovation and Leadership series will present the legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, on Friday, May 19, 2017.  Caldwell, the first person to free-climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite's El Capitan, will discuss his recently-released memoir, THE PUSH: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond the Limits. The book chronicles his exhilarating and odds-defying journey to becoming one of the world's greatest athletes. In the vein of adventure memoirs (such as Cheryl Strayed's Wild) and fascinating sports narratives (such as Christopher McDougall's Born to Run),THE PUSH is an arresting account of navigating challenges, testing limits, and following your passion-and a powerful reminder of the extraordinary potential we all hold within us. (more...)

Garrison Keillor to Play Fox Cities P.A.C. 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The  Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce Garrison Keillor will bring his Prairie Home 'Love and Comedy' Tour to the Fox Cities P.A.C. Tuesday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Paul McCartney Adds New Run of NJ and NY Dates for 'One On One' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paul McCartney has added a new run of New Jersey and New York dates to his One On One tour. (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

New Fantasy and Sci-Fi Novels on the Horizon for Author-Owned Imprint
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Multi-Platinum Artist Sara Evans Launches Born to Fly Records
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Multi-talented entertainer SARA EVANS, whose No. 1 hits include “No Place That Far,” “Suds In The Bucket, “A Real Fine Place To Start,” “Born to Fly,” and “A Little Bit Stronger,” has announced the launch of her own record label – BORN TO FLY RECORDS. (more...)

Majesty Ignites Dance Floor Revolution with 'LIving In The Moonlight'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Debuting as #2 Billboard Breakout Artist, Majesty has emerged to ignite a dance floor revolution with the dark and edgy “Living in the Moonlight” (more...)

Colorfront On-Set Dailies & Express Dailies 2017 Versions Deliver More Raw On-Set Power And UHD/HDR Versatility
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Virginia Rep's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Virginia Repertory presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, now running through May 14, 2017. (more...)

NY1 to Announce 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARD Nominations Live 5/2
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Spectrum News NY1 (NY1) today announced it will air the 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARD nominations announcement live on Tuesday, May 2 starting at 8:30 am ET. (more...)

Keep the Kids Busy this Summer at Summer Camps in West Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Keep the kids busy this summer by sending them to a summer camp in West Michigan! There are many day camps and overnight camps for kids of all ages, some of which have themes and specific objectives such as music, cooking, or sports. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre's Stage Readings of LOVE AND REAL ESTATE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Real Estate, three one-act musicals with book and lyrics by Sean Hartley and music by Sam Davis. (more...)

ESPN Adds Baltimore Orioles Vs. Boston Red Sox Game to its Monday Night Baseball Lineup
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

ESPN today announced an update to its Monday Night Baseball presented by USAA schedule for May 1: the Boston Red Sox, expected to be led by Red-hot starting pitcher Chris Sale, will host the Baltimore Orioles and slugger Mark Trumbo (more...)

BWW Review: Desert Theatreworks Presents a Fabulous Production of NEXT TO NORMAL in its New Venue
by Audrey Liebross - Apr 25, 2017

Desert Theatreworks' (now resident in the Indio Performing Arts Center) production of the musical tearjerker NEXT TO NORMAL is a must-see. The uniformly superb cast performs their roles with spirit and empathy, and they all display lovely singing voices. (more...)

Custom Made Stages World Premiere Adaptation of Vonnegut's MOTHER NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Once again, Custom Made Theatre brings a Kurt Vonnegut novel to the stage with the world premiere of Brian Katz's adaptation of Vonnegut's third and highly celebrated novel, Mother Night. (more...)

Scoop: THE BLACKLIST on NBC - Thursday, May 18, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BLACKLIST, airing on NBC on Thursday, May 18, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE BLACKLIST on NBC - Thursday, May 18, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BLACKLIST, airing on NBC on Thursday, May 18, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Virginia Rep's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2017

Virginia Repertory presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, now running through May 14, 2017. (more...)

Garrison Keillor is Back with the Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Monday, August 7 Garrison Keillor, celebrates his 75th birthday—the next morning, Tuesday, August 8 “The Old Scout,” boards the bus and kicks off a 28-city (in 39 days) Coast-to-Coast Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour—2017! (more...)

Warner Bros. & DC Entertainment Announce All-New Action Series TITANS
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment today announced that executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter are teaming up for the all-new live-action drama series TITANS which will debut in 2018. (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr. & Nicolette Robinson 'Blown Away' by Arrival of Baby Girl!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. turned to Instagram today to share the joyous news that he and wife Nicolette Kloe Robinson welcomed baby girl Lucille Ruby on Sunday morning. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for April 25, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 25, 2017

Meanwhile, you can cast your eyes toward today's photogenic cover models, the lovely and talented Cooper and his human, Nashville actress/designer Ashley Wolfe - both of them are pretty swell, in our estimation (even deserving of a Tony Award), and while we worry about them taking selfies while driving and while catching up on the theatrical news every morning, we are assuRed they were at a full stop when this photo was snapped. In fact, according to the human member of the duo she hadn't yet turned her key to the on position. (more...)

Celebrities to Go Undercover on Two Special Editions of UNDERCOVER BOSS on CBS
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

or the first time, two celebrities will embark on undercover journeys as they search for undiscoveRed talent in their own fields, on two special episodes of UNDERCOVER BOSS. (more...)

The Drag Queens of Comedy Invade New York City For Two Shows This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

History will be made in Times Square in May when the "Crossroads of America" plays host to The Drag Queens of Comedy 2017, featuring 10 of the most outrageous and uproarious drag queens to ever throw shade over the "Great White Way." Producer, celebutante and heiress Sasha Soprano presents the largest drag queen show ever served up to The Big Apple! (more...)

Blind Pilot Announce Co-Headline Tour with Gregory Alan Isakov + Summer Festival Appearances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Portland sextet Blind Pilot are excited to announce new co-headlining August tour dates with songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov. This run of shows will traverse the Pacific Northwest and include Midwest performances in Chicago, Des Moines and more. (more...)

Stages Repertory Theatre Presents LUNA GALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Stages Repertory Theatre presents the regional premiere of award-winning playwright Rebecca Gilman's Luna Gale, a powerful family drama about a burned-out social worker who faces an increasingly complex moral dilemma as she tries to determine the best home for an at-risk infant.  (more...)

Can a Cow Save a Penguin? Stonyfield Says 'Let's #ImagineHow'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Can a cow save a penguin? Stonyfield, the country's leading organic yogurt maker, is confident that it can and wants to inspire families to find out how they can help endangeRed species too. Today, on World Penguin Day, Stonyfield YoKids is pleased to announce its support of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' (AZA) SAFE: Saving Animals From Extinction program which fosters conservation efforts for 10 endangeRed species, including the African penguin. As a proud supporter of AZA SAFE, Stonyfield has committed funds that will be used to help reverse the decline of the African penguin and drive conservation awareness. As part of a year-long effort, Stonyfield will not only be contributing funds to fieldwork but will also aim to encourage kids and their families to see animals and conservation projects first hand at zoos, aquariums, and on the ground where the research is happening. (more...)

Jeff Awards 2017 Non-Equity Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Jeff Awards announced, via a special video presentation, a total of 127 nominations in 26 categories for the 44th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2016, and March 31, 2017.  Hosting the video presentation were Alexis Roston and Lillian Castillo, who will be this year's Mistresses of Ceremonies at the Awards event on June 5 at The Athenaeum. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ANASTASIA
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2017

The stage adaption of the animated classic, ANASTASIA opened on Broadway just last night at the Broadhurst Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you to the Red carpet below! (more...)

Nominated Country Trio Temecula Road Heads to Radio Disney Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Country music's hottest new trio Temecula Road has been very busy this year, touring, launching the video for their new song “What If I Kissed You” and finishing up new music in the studio due out later this year. (more...)

THE RED TENT Author Anita Diamant Coming to Mixed Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Bestselling novelist Anita Diamant will appear at a book signing and moderated conversation with audience members at Mixed Magic Theatre prior to the company's stage adaption of her best-selling novel, The Red Tent. The stage version was written and directed by Mixed Magic co-founder Ricardo Pitts-Wiley by permission of the author.This special event will begin at 6:30 PM before the 7:30 performance of the play.Anita Diamant is the author of twelve books Her first novel, New York Times bestseller,  (more...)

INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH Extends to 6/17 at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season continues with the National New Play Network rolling world premiere of INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH by KAREN ZACARÍAS adapted from the novel by LUIS ALBERTO URREA and co-directed by ANN FILMER and MIGUEL NUÑEZ, April 13 - June 17, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn. (more...)

Famed Farce NOISES OFF to Receive Revival at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Everyman Theatre's Resident Company of actors transforms into a British company of actors during the 1970s in this hotly anticipated revival of Tony Award-Winner Michael Frayn's side-splitting farce to end all farces, Noises Off, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and running from May 17 through June 18, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Adjmi's 3C at A Red Orchid Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre concludes its 2016-17 Season with the Chicago premiere of 3C, written by David Adjmi and directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. The production runs now through June 4, 2017, at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. The press opening is tonight, April 24, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE- 0 on CBS - Friday, May 12, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE- 0, airing on CBS on Friday, May 12, 2017! (more...)

Red Carpet Roundup: BWW Hits the Festivities at Opening Night of ANASTASIA on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway musical RAGTIME, the dazzling new musical ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920's, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family. (more...)

Blast Friday Returns to Downtown Clearwater This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Blast Friday returns to the Cleveland Street District in Downtown Clearwater for its 7th season. This free food and craft festival will feature a live concert starring The Fabulous Thunderbirds on Friday, April 28 from 5:30 to 10 pm on the Tampa Bay Times Cleveland Street Stage. Special guest Mama's Batch will be opening the show. Concert goers are welcome to bring their lawn chairs to watch the concert. Food trucks and vendors will be serving a wide variety of freshly prepaRed specialty food and beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. For more information, please visit: blastfridayclearwater.com. (more...)

The Sarasota Ballet's April Program Closes Season with Extraordinary Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

De Valois, Balanchine & Robbins, The Sarasota Ballet's final program of the Season, will open at the Sarasota Opera House on April 28 and features four works by three of the great masters of the dance world. These performances mark the Company premieres of George Balanchine's Valse-Fantaisie and Jerome Robbin's Fancy Free and is the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform a ballet by Jerome Robbins. The program will be accompanied with live music by the Sarasota Orchestra, conducted by Ormsby Wilkins-Music Director of American Ballet Theatre. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Sadler's Wells' new season features a world first for artistic research (more...)

Two Chances to Catch BUGS! The New Musical from Jonesalee, presented by Asheville Creative Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville's professional children's theatre who recently produced the acclaimed production, THE LITTLE Red RIDING HOOD SHOW, continues its 5th Milestone Season with two exciting May events: (more...)

Broadway Noire to Celebrate African American Culture in MAKE THEM HEAR YOU at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Derrick Byars and the cast of Make Them Hear You will bring their celebration of African American culture in musical theatre to Feinstein's/54 Below! Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway Noire on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9:30 p.m. Directed and Produced by Byars, Make Them Hear You follows the musical journey from the 1920's through the present and shows how we have made them hear us!  (more...)

Victoria Theatre Association Announces Additional Star Attractions Titles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association announces the addition of several titles to the 2017-2018 Projects Unlimited Star Attractions. New titles include the return of chef and entertaining commentator ALTON BROWN, a holiday tradition MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER by Chip Davis, and back by popular demand, blue grass band, STEEP CANYON RANGERS. (more...)

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