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FIRST DRAUGHTS Continues This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

First Draughts is a developmental reading series produced by Amios, a cooperative whose mission is to build community through art. First Draughts is dedicated to expanding four short plays, first produced at SHOTZ! (Amios' monthly short-play series) into full-lengths over the course of a six-month development process. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Gypsy Robe Ceremony for GROUNDHOG DAY
by Walter McBride - Apr 22, 2017

Groundhog Day opened last week at the August Wilson Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture photos of the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony before the production's opening night performance. We're taking you behind the scenes with recipient Joseph Medeiros below! (more...)

Playwrights on Park Reading Series Presents Joe Godfrey's HERE'S JOHNNY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Join Playhouse on Park in designating the Greater Hartford area as a premiere destination for the cultivation of innovative theatrical work! The Playwrights on Park Reading Series was created for this very purpose, and our next evening in this exciting series is Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30pm with Joe Godfrey's Here's Johnny! (more...)

Lucille Carr-Kaffashan Returns to Don't Tell Mama with Bistro Award Winning Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

In celebration of her 2017 Bistro Award for Outstanding Theme Show, Lucille Carr-Kaffashan is bringing her critically acclaimed show, Unwritten, Celebrating 21st Century Female Singer-Songwriters, back to Don't Tell Mama. (more...)

Slipstream Presents Audience Interactive THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Slipstream proudly presents Chekhov's masterpiece about a dying class, The Three Sisters. In this new adaptation, the men have been removed and one actor serves as the narrator and the often-forgotten "fourth sister", Natasha. A true ensemble piece, this production features a total of four actors (three title sisters and the narrator); and each night the audience decides which three actors will play which three sisters. (more...)

Blue Rose Music Releases John Oates' Cover of 'I Blinked Once' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Joe Poletto, Founder of Blue Rose Music today announced the April 21st release of John Oates' cover of “I Blinked Once,” featuring Bekka Bramlett. This is the first single to be released from the collective's upcoming An American Troubadour: The Songs Of Steve Forbert album, which showcases a number of notable artists lending their voices and style to classic Steve Forbert songs. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS, Starring Dianne Wiest, Starts This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Theatre for a New Audience presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days, beginning this Sunday, April 23. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

RoseWholesale: Why E-Commerce Companies Split Deliveries
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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Interim Report January - March 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Raleigh Little Theatre's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Roald Dahl's 'James and the Giant Peach' is the final production in Raleigh Little Theatre's Family Series for 2017/18. This version of the classic children's book is adapted for the stage by Richard R. George and is directed by Kathleen Rudolph, RLT's Associate Director of Education. (more...)

SculptureCenter Seeks Proposals for 'In Practice'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Artists are invited to submit proposals for SculptureCenter's annual In Practice exhibition, to be presented in early 2018. SculptureCenter's In Practice program offers artists curatorial and financial support to create new work. (more...)

BWW Preview: Out Of The Box Theatre Company Presents HIGH FIDELITY
by Maggie Yates - Apr 21, 2017

'What came first? The music or the misery?' asks Rob Gordon, sad-sack hipster and star of Out of the Box Theatre Company's upcoming musical, 'High Fidelity.' (more...)

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, April 23, 2017
by - Apr 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, April 23, 2017! (more...)

Go Inside the Minds of Teens at The Rose Theater's 22nd Annual Young Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The 22nd anniversary of the Young Playwrights Festival will give audiences a glimpse into the minds of teens, May 4-7, 2017 at The Rose. Performances are May 4 (7pm FREE teen night), May 6 (7pm) and May 7 (4:30pm). The 22nd annual Festival showcases a large ensemble of talented teen actors, five creative young writers, and two professional director mentors, Kevin Ehrhart and Autumn Simpson. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company Announces 2017 Mainstage Season - NOISES OFF, ROMEO & JULIET and More!
by Jessica Kahkoska - Apr 21, 2017

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the new direction of Andrew Borba, Artistic Director, and the continued leadership of Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, is proud to announce mainstage programming for the 2017 summer season featuring Michael Frayn's Noises Off, directed by Andrew Borba and running June 30 - July 16; Detroit '67 by Dominique Morisseau running July 21 - 30 and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III ('The Hip Hop Project'; 'American Taboo'); Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet running August 11 - 18 and directed by Dawn Monique Williams ('Merry Wives of Windsor' at Oregon Shakespeare Festival); and three Signature Staged Readings of new work. (more...)

'Uninhabitable: A Case for Caution' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

As Earth Day this year approaches, C.S. Goldsmith speaks of the current state the world is in in regards to climate change. Addressed in his book, "Uninhabitable: A Case for Caution,"is a warning to the current generation and for future generations to start paying more attention to what is occurring in regards to global warming and climate change. (more...)

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull Continue to Share the Stage with 2nd Leg of Their North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

One of the hottest tours of the summer will continue well into the fall when two of the most engaging live performers in music today, multi-platinum selling and multiple Grammy Award-winning global superstars Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull, share the stage for an additional 18 dates, announced today. (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, May 12, 2017
by - Apr 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN, airing on THE CW on Friday, May 12, 2017! (more...)

Sundial Brands Honors Tina Knowles Lawson With The Inaugural Community Commerce Impact Award, Presented By SheaMoisture
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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GHOST BROTHERS Return to Destination America with New Season Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Beginning this tonight, April 21 at 10/9c, the GHOST BROTHERS return to the home of paranormal programming at Destination America with all-new premieres of the hit ghost hunting series that brings humor, good manners and a healthy dose of southern charm to the spirit world. (more...)

Research Reports Coverage on Semiconductor Stocks -- United Microelectronics, KLA-Tencor, Synopsys, and Advanced Semiconductor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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Line-Up Announced for 31st Annual Easter Bonnet Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Broadway's fresh new faces, sensational stars, extraordinary ensembles and venerable veterans will take the stage at the 31st annual Easter Bonnet Competition on Monday, April 24, and Tuesday, April 25, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

The Segal Celebrates 10 Remarkable Years in its 2017-2018 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts announced today a stellar lineup of programming for its 2017-2018 Season. In this year of celebration across Canada, and here at home with Montreal's 375th anniversary, the Segal is also observing important milestones of its own. (more...)

National Geographic Orders Second Season of Hit Anthology Series GENIUS
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

National Geographic announced today at the network's FURTHER Front presentation the official greenlight of a second season of the scripted anthology series GENIUS, which tells the untold stories of the world's most brilliant innovators. (more...)

National Geographic Announces New Scripted Development Projects from Renowned Storytellers
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The network reveals three new scripted development projects from some of the world's most renowned storytellers and announces new showrunner Dee Johnson to oversee the second season of MARS. (more...)

Sue Perkins, Sara Pascoe, Richard Herring and Many More Shows Announced as Part of Pleasance's Edinburgh Fringe 2017 Line-Up!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On Thursday, 20th April Pleasance Theatre Trust announces 132 more shows on sale with an array of exciting newcomers and Festival favourites highlighting the pages of Edinburgh Fringe 2017 programme. (more...)

BWW Review: Oprah Winfrey & Renee Elise Goldsberry to Star in HBO'S THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS By Rebecca Skloot
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Apr 20, 2017

THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by Rebecca Skloot is an amazing true story. It centers around Henrietta Lacks, a poor woman whom scientists experimented on in the 1950s at the Johns Hopkins Hospital 'colored' ward. She died when she was only 31 years old, however, through science, she has become immortal. Her cells led to several scientific breakthroughs such as the polio vaccine, and were the first human cells to ever be successfully cloned.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Walnut Theatre Gets Ready to Dance with SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 208th season with an exciting musical inspired by the 1977 film that became a cultural phenomenon, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, this high energy musical begins previews on May 16th, opens on May 24th and runs through July 16th on the WST Mainstage. (more...)

Tomorrow Is 'Dolly Day' in New York City in Honor of HELLO, DOLLY! Broadway Opening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

To commemorate tonight's official opening of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler on Broadway, Mayor Bill de Blasio will officially proclaim tomorrow, Friday, April 21, 'Dolly Day' in New York City. (more...)

Jef Miles Drop Highly Anticipated Banger 'Black Rose'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Continuing with their ability to produce ground breaking, intrinsically individual music, Jef Miles return with 'Black Rose'. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL at Trinity College
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Heathers: The Musical plays Trinity College in Hartford, CT from April 27-29, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Bonnie Raitt Ends Fall DIG IN DEEP Tour at the Santa Fe Opera in September
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Fresh off a visit Down Under that brought the 'Dig In Deep' Tour to New Zealand and Australia, including a stop at the famed Byron Bay Bluesfest, 10-time Grammy Award winner Bonnie Raitt has announced a late summer run of shows in the U.S. (more...)

Photo Flash: Peter LeDonne Introduces The Ciccone Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A successful advertising and marketing executive Peter LeDonne was the owner and partner of Ash/LeDonne, Inc. one of the most prominent entertainment marketing firms in the Industry. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Boston and London, the agency represented theatre, films, personalities, record companies and major entertainment venues. (more...)

Hello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening Tonight
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 20, 2017

The revival of Hello, Dolly opens tonight on Broadway, starring Bette Midler and featuring a star-studded cast. The Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpiece Hello, Dolly! is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Convergences Theatre Collective's A MEXICAN AFFAIR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Convergences Theatre Collective is pleased to present a special Cinco de Mayo edition of A MEXICAN AFFAIR. (more...)

First Listen to 'Liberte Egalite and Fraternite' from THE BRAILLE LEGACY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The world premiere of a major new musical, "The Braille Legacy", is the thrilling, true, inspirational and epic story of Louis Braille, a young blind boy who wanted the same chance in life as those who see and ended up improving the lives of millions of blind people around the world. BroadwayWorld brings you a first listen to the song 'Liberte Egalite and Fraternite' from the show below! (more...)

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF Starring Imelda Staunton to be Screened at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

James Macdonald directs a new production of multi Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's landmark play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Starring Olivier and Bafta award-winning actress Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance); Olivier award-winner Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, Stones In His Pockets, The Producers); Olivier award-winner Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Fortitude, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots, in her West End debut (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre and Me And Orson Wells). (more...)

WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole Set for This Week's 'Theater Talk'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

This week THEATER TALK welcomes Broadway grande dames Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, currently starring in WAR PAINT, the new Broadway musical in which they portray legendary Twentieth Century cosmetic pioneers Madame Helena Rubinstein and Miss Elizabeth Arden. (more...)

New Play by YouTubers Tin Can Brothers THE SOLVE IT SQUAD RETURNS Coming This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the newest live show from YouTube comedy group the Tin Can Brothers, THE SOLVE IT SQUAD RETURNS. The one-act play follows the adventures of a group of former kid detectives. After 20 years of growing up and apart, they must return to the scene of their greatest unsolved case: the murder of their trusty dog Cluebert. A send-up to classics like Scooby Doo, The Hardy Boys, and Nancy Drew, THE SOLVE IT SQUAD RETURNS puts its own dark, twisted spin on these beloved characters. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande, including the complete three-part series of behind-the-scenes production videos.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, is being presented at Severance Hall May 2, 4, and 6, 2017.  The creative team for this brand-new, made-for-Cleveland production is being led by Director Yuval Sharon working with Set Designer Mimi Lien, Lighting and Projection Designer Jason Thompson, Choreographer Danielle Agami, and Costume Designer Ann Closs-Farley. (more...)

THE JULESWORKS FOLLIES #50 Blow Out Anniversary Commemoration Set for May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Thanks for your continued support as we move into our fifth year and beyond and commemorate our 50th edition of...The Julesworks Follies #50 Blow Out Anniversary Commemoration will be on Tuesday May 9th at 8 PM at Le Jean Cocteau. (more...)

SU Drama to Present Kurt Weill Musical Revue This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The powerful music of German composer Kurt Weill comes to life in 'Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage' performed by the Syracuse University Department of Drama. (more...)

HAMILTON's Jasmine Cephas Jones and More Sign on for Opening Act Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Opening Act, which for more than a decade has provided free after-school theater programming to New York City's most underserved public high schools, announced today that Jasmine Cephas Jones (Hamilton), Zazie Beetz (Atlanta), and Tom Pelphrey (Iron Fist), have joined the cast of Opening Act's 11th Annual Benefit Play Reading at New World Stages on April 25th, 2017. (more...)

Everything's Coming Up Roses in Arden Theatre Company's GYPSY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Arden Theatre Company closes its 29th Season with the musical GYPSY by Arthur Laurents with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, running May 18 through June 18, 2017, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. Terrence J. Nolen directs. (more...)

Boroughs of the Dead Announces Partnership with H.P. Lovecraft for Walking Tour in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Jane Rose's “Lovecraft in Brooklyn” tour is offered for the first time in partnership with Boroughs of the Dead, but is not brand new as stated in our previous press release. The tour, which was written and designed by Ms. Rose, was previously offered in conjunction with the former Morbid Anatomy Museum.  (more...)

Wines of Provence Make a Splash
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

2016 was a record year for Wines of Provence and it is not about to end. Provence remains the matchless leader for premium ros wine both in France and abroad, especially in America where the trend is in full swing. The increase, by almost 47%, of Provence ros exports in volume to the U.S. between 2015 and 2016 confirms the trend: the ros revolution is here to stay. (more...)

Winners of Scriptwriting Competition Showcasing Women in Film & TV Announced
by Movies News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

A script about a mother trying to re-start her stalled career and another about a young woman who moves to New York to work at a Bronx nursing home have won a first-of-its-kind citywide screenwriting contest highlighting stories by, for or about women. (more...)

BlogPaws 2017 Conference to Let Cats Out of the Bag in Myrtle Beach
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Everyone knows 'cats rule,' not only online but in millions of feline-loving households. As it turns out, at the upcoming BlogPaws Conference taking place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from May 18-21, 2017, the cat presence will also include several celebrity cats of Instagram, play host to the Cat Writer's Association, prominent cat brands like PawCulture and feature Hauspanther founder and New York Times best-selling author, Kate Benjamin. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway, Laura Osnes, Tony Yazbeck and More Slated for Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2017 - 2018 Cabaret Series celebrates the power of music and words to touch our lives and hearts. Broadway stars and today's leading vocalists and club performers will perform many of the greatest and most memorable songs composed by music legends and icons. (more...)

Gary Beck Releases New Novel SUDDEN CONFLICT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Author Gary Beck once again captivates with his newest novel, Sudden Conflicts. Three brilliant college roommates, from disparate backgrounds, aspire to join the world of high-tech super giants. Armed with newly-earned PhDs, they share a tiny New York City apartment. Humor, and years of deep friendship help them endure long months of searching for rich investors. (more...)

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