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59th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Wraps Up Weekend of Historic Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The 59th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival wrapped up Sunday, September 18 after a weekend of debut artists, returning masters and new favorites. Over 36,600 fans came through the gates of the Monterey County Fairgrounds during the weekend of September 16-18. The weekend featured a festival record-breaking 115 performances of diverse styles of music from around the globe, from tributes and piano trios; big bands to modern jazz, Cuban, blues and fusion groups, mixed with historic conversations, films, and exhibits. (more...)

BURIED CHILD, Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play, Announces Final Casting, Including Charlotte Hope, of GAME OF THRONES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Charlotte Hope (Myranda in Game of Thrones, Allied, A United Kingdom), Jack Fortune (King Lear, Route Irish, Sparkling Cyanide), Barnaby Kay (A Streetcar Named Desire, The Real Thing, Wuthering Heights) and Gary Shelford (Twelfth Night, Angry Young Man) join the previously announced multi award-winning, international star Ed Harris (forthcoming HBO series from J.J. Abrams & Jonathan Nolan; Westworld, Pollock, The Hours and The Truman Show), Golden Globe winner Amy Madigan (Twice in a Lifetime, Roe vs. Wade), and Jeremy Irvine (War Horse, The Railway Man, Now is Good) to complete the cast in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play, Buried Child, following a critically acclaimed New York run earlier this year. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Thursday, October 20, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW on Thursday, October 20, 2016! (more...)

FROM PAGE TO STAGE Announces Casting for New Musical Readings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The From Page to Stage season of new musical theatre has announced the casting for its three semi-staged readings: Whatsonstage Award nominee Beverley Klein (Platonov, Ivanov, National Theatre; Candide; ENO), Ian Reddington (EastEnders; Coronation Street), Gerard McCarthy (Beautiful Thing; Hollyoaks), Jodie Jacobs (Rock of Ages, Shafetsbury Theatre; Legally Blonde, Kilworth House) and Union J's Jaymi Hensley are all taking part in the season at Tristan Bates Theatre this autumn. (more...)

ADDAMS FAMILY Opens Tonight at Cumberland County Playhouse
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 30, 2016

Just in time for the Halloween season, Cumberland County Playhouse presents its version of the recent Broadway hit The Addams Family - starring Playhouse favorite Jason Ross and newcomer Audrey Moore as Gomez and Morticia Addams - onstage in CRossville beginning tonight (Friday, September 30) and running through November 12. (more...)

Krissy Ross Set for This Sunday's BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, is thrilled to be kicking off their Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch special guest line up this Sunday, October 2nd! First up is blonde powerhouse, Krissy Ross. (more...)

Herbalife Nutrition Hosts Los Angeles' 10th Anniversary Opening Day Ceremony Champions Breakfast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company, today is proud to be hosting the City Year Los Angeles' 10th Anniversary Opening Day Ceremony Champions Breakfast. (more...)

When Dana Carvey Comes To Thousand Oaks, Bringing a Night of Laughs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

???????Emmy Award-winning comedian Dana Carvey brings the laughs to the Fred Kavli Theatre on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 8:00 pm. Comedian Dana Carvey has maintained an illustrious career, becoming a regular on Saturday Night Live in 1986, and staying for seven very successful seasons to establish his best known characters: The Church Lady, Hans from body building duo Hans and Franz, Grumpy Old Man, and Garth, the most excellent co-host to Mike Myers in the immensely popular Wayne's World. (more...)

SCAD Announces Line-Up For 2016 Savannah Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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THE MEETING* to Celebrate New Comedy Album THE GAY AGENDA at OASIS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) for a fifth appearance on Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Impacts Sioux Falls Community
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) opens its 95th season with a celebration of the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize with Become Ocean on October 8, 2016. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams will join the SDSO for a three-day residency starting October 6, impacting multiple areas of our community. (more...)

LOVE HURTS Opera by Nicola Moro and L.S. Hilton to Premiere at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

After its world premiere last June at Milan's Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato, the Center for Contemporary Opera presents the U.S. premiere of Love Hurts, by librettist L.S. Hilton - author of the best-selling novel Maestra - and composer Nicola Moro, at Symphony Space in New York City on October 28. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Patrick Rinn Brings ROSE GARDEN to The Triad
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 29, 2016

Tommy Tune and an overflow audience at The Triad on 72nd street met Patrick Rinn last night, and Broadwayworld was also there.   (more...)

ABC Gives Full-Season Orders to DESIGNATED SURVIVOR and SPEECHLESS
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Two critically acclaimed new Wednesday series, “Speechless” and “Designated Survivor,” have been given full-season pickups, Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, announced today. Nine additional episodes of both series, from Twentieth Century Fox Television and ABC Studios, and The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios respectively, have been ordered.  (more...)

The Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Complete Lineup for Free Daily Talk Series
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the lineup for the fifth edition of free talk series NYFF Live during the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16). HBO® is the presenting sponsor of NYFF Live, which features actors, directors, writers, critics, and other industry insiders participating in daily evening discussions from October 1 – 14 in the Amphitheater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. (more...)

New York City Opera Concerts Presents PASI"N LATINA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

After opening with a critically acclaimed new double-bill production of Rachmaninoff's Aleko and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, New York City Opera's 2016-17 season continues with Pasion Latina. A 90-minute concert celebrating and honoring the diverse musical traditions of Latin America, Pasion Latina continues City Opera's commitment to engaging New York's Spanish-speaking community. (more...)

Oregon Children's Theatre Receives Oregon Community Foundation Grant for $73,000
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Oregon Children's Theatre is thrilled to announce that it has received a grant from The Oregon Community Foundation Creative Heights Initiative for $73,000. The grant will support the touring production of Tomas and the Library Lady, which will advance OCT's vision of broadening access and inclusion to all communities. The show will be performed first at the Winningstad Theatre in Portland from April 1-23. A subsequent mobile version will follow later in 2017, and will visit rural and underserved communities throughout Oregon. (more...)

Ars Nova Extends UNDERGROUND RAILROAD GAME Through October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

In response to critical acclaim and popular demand, Ars Nova, New York's incubator for boundary-pushing theater, extends the sold-out, New York premiere of Underground Railroad Game to October 29. (more...)

HERE'S TO LIFE Comes to the Lula Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Many of Canada's top theatre talent will be hitting the stage at Lula Lounge this upcoming Monday, October 3rd.  Presented by ONE NIGHTSTAND RECORDS, and RUTHERFORD MANG INC., HERE'S TO LIFE - An Evening of Cabaret and Celebration is the inaugural concert in support of The Leanne Mang Foundation. (more...)

NOVEMBER to Bring Presidential Satire to Hampton Theatre Company This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

"November," David Mamet's hilarious and scathingly satirical take on American presidential politics, will be the first play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season, opening on October 20, 2016 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through November 6. (more...)


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Podium Concert Productions to Present THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Podium Concert Productions presents the Tony Award-winning musical THE SECRET GARDEN, in concert for three performances only at the newly renovated and acoustically enhanced Trinity-St. Paul Centre/Jeanne lamon Hall, January 13-15, 2017, with a world-class orchestra, hand-picked and led by Mark Camilleri, on stage with Canada's brightest stars of stage and musical theatre. (more...)

STAR-SPANGLED SITCOMS Set for City Lit Theater This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Star-Spangled Sitcoms: Huzzah & John Adams is written and produced by Cody Melcher and directed by Otherworld Theatre's director of development/actor Dylan Schaefer. See Every Monster, LLC's production comes to City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, this November. (more...)

Bernard Purdue and David Haney Tell their JAZZ STORIES, October 8th @ Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Jazz Stories combines the swinging exciting music with legend Bernard Purdie and company plus some great stories retold by David Haney.  Haney talked to each of these artists and had them to recount the following stories for Cadence Magazine: Sonny Rollins, The Bridge Story; John McLaughlin's story about recording with Miles Davis; Annie Ross Meets Sarah Vaughan, Gunter Hampel remembers Thelonious Monk; Steve Swallow recalls his trip to Jamaica with Herbie Nichols; Dominic Duval on Charles Mingus; and of course Bernard Purdie breaks down the Purdie Shuffle. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - HAMILTON's Daveed Diggs Guest Stars on ABC's 'Black-Ish' Tonight!
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Below, check out a first look at Daveed Diggs on tonight's episode of ABC's BLACK-ISH. The actor will appear in a six-episode story arc as Johan, described as 'the hipster brother of Bow,' portrayed by Tracee Ellis Ross. (more...)

New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival Announces 2016 Winners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Annual New Hope Juried Arts & Crafts Festival was held on a beautiful weekend - September 24 and 25, 2016 - with over 160 local and national artists and craftspeople. (more...)

Lifetime Announces Special Programming Event Dedicated to Life & Death of Jonbenet Ramsey
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Lifetime will debut a four-hour block dedicated to the life and death of JonBenét Ramsey with the premiere of the two-hour movie, Who Killed JonBenét?, centering on the true story about the six-year-old beauty queen whose murder in her Colorado home remains unsolved. (more...)

REA Group Overhauls Legacy Sage ERP Platform With NetSuite OneWorld
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

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David Mamet to Helm Film Adaptation of SPEED-THE-PLOW
by Movies News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Playwright David Mamet will helm his scripted adaptation of his 1988 stage play SPEED-THE-PLOW. Production is scheduled to begin in February 2017. (more...)

Scoop: SPEECHLESS on ABC - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
by - Sep 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on SPEECHLESS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 12, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
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Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 12, 2016! (more...)

Nat Geo Channel & Leonardo DiCaprio's BEFORE THE FLOOD to Help Raise Climate Change Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The National Geographic Channel (@NatGeoChannel) announced today the launch of a nationwide college campus tour for its new film BEFORE THE FLOOD to raise vital awareness during this election year about the urgent need to address climate change. (more...)

'PI Revelations: True Celebrity, Political and Cop Case Stories' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

HOUSTON, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Rob Kimmons, of Kimmons Investigative Services, Inc., has released his new book, PI Revelations: True Celebrity, Political and Cop Case Stories. The book reveals behind-the-scenes facts in some major nationally covered cases and events. (more...)

Louise Distras Reveals Video for New Single 'Aileen', Out 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

British firebrand singer-songwriter Louise Distras will release her brand new single “Aileen” on the 30th of September 2016. The song will be Distras' first new music since the release of her critically acclaimed 2013 debut album “Dreams from the Factory Floor”. (more...)

BWW Review: How Do You Become a Producer? The Producers of the North American Premiere of THE WAR OF THE ROSES Explain
by Charles Shubow - Sep 27, 2016

Jay and Cindy Gutterman bring a new comedy to the Wilmington Theatre Company in Wilmington, DE. (more...)

Prince's Protege Liv Warfield to Return to The Iridium; 2016 Shows Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Just announced at The Iridium: Prince's protege LIV WARFIELD on October 15 & 16! (more...)

Bright Star's ONCE UPON A TIME and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's 2016 Visiting Artists Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Bucks County Playhouse will present the fall 2016 Visiting Artists Series. Entertainment events by guest performers ranging from music concerts to theater for young audiences will take place throughout September and October in the luxuriously renovated historic Bucks County Playhouse. (more...)

BWW Review: Chris Dwan Channels His Inner Child in WASTE OF SPACE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Troy Frisby - Sep 27, 2016

At one point during WASTE OF SPACE, Chris Dwan began singing the lyric 'We're connected in our own sort of universe' again and again. That line came from an original track, 'All I Know,' co-written with Ross Baum. Making his New York City solo concert debut at Feinstein's/54 Below on September 6, Dwan did create his own sort of the universe, but the connections remained a bit unclear. (more...)

Violinist Yevgeny Kutik, and Pianist and Composer Timo Andres Perform at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7pm, Russian-American violinist Yevgeny Kutik, known for his 'dark-hued tone and razor-sharp technique' (The New York Times) and pianist/composer Timo Andres, will perform a concert at National Sawdust (80 North 6th St.). The performance is part of Andres' engagement as a National Sawdust curator for the 2016-2017 season, and will include a selection of works from Kutik's new album, Words Fail, out October 28 on Marquis Classics, including two of Mendelssohn's Songs without Words (arr. Friedrich Hermann), the New York premiere of Andres' Words Fail, and the world premiere of Michael Gandolfi's Arioso Doloroso/Estatico, both of which Kutik commissioned for the album. The duo will also perform Nico Muhly's Compare Notes, Stravinsky's Suite Italienne, and the world premiere of Andres' arrangement of a short work by Janacek titled Words Fail.  (more...)

Old City Fest Returns on Sun Oct 9th with 100 Vendors, 30 Restaurants, Fashion Shows, Family Fun, Live Music and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Old City District presents Old City Fest on Sunday, October 9, 2016, from 11:00am to 6:00pm, along N. 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Activities will include a festival stage with live music, two runway fashion shows, a family fun zone, pop-up street performances and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft and retail shopping, with 100+ Old City vendors participating. Admission is free, with food and drink pay-as-you-go. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Extends Again Into January in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Due to unprecedented demand for tickets, David Mirvish the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers have announced that the Canadian premiere production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL is once again forcing them to extend its run, this time through January 8th, 2017. This will be the final extension, MATILDA must leave Toronto after its final performance on January 8th. (more...)

Science Channel to Launch 'Science Super Heroes Initative' 10/1
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

In celebration of Science Channel's 20th Anniversary which falls on October 1, 2016, today the network announced it is launching and crowning 'Science Super Heroes'. (more...)

Iconotheatrix Brings New Life to Killer Classic in CARRIE: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Iconotheatrix presents Carrie: The Musical October 20-23, 2016 at The MATCH (Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston). In this revamped, contemporary version of the famous (and infamous) 1988 production, Carrie: The Musical follows a young woman, Carrie White (Courtlin Parisher) with telekinetic powers. An outcast at school, where she is bullied viciously for her differences, Carrie is also lost at home, with a fervently religious mother, Margaret White (guest artist, Rachel Landon) whose love traps her in its maw. When PE teacher, Miss Gardner (guest artist Morgan Kaupert), kind classmate Sue Snell (Jackie Cortina), and boyfriend Tommy Ross (Brendan Morrow) reach out to try and help Carrie, it seems that for once, Carrie might have a shot at being accepted. But Chris Hargensen (Cassidy D'Agostino), the class's most vicious bully, and Billy Nolan (Alex Kerry), her not-so-bright boyfriend, have other ideas. Pushed to the brink, Carrie's powers threaten to overwhelm her, and devour everyone around her in flame. (more...)

Presidential Debates over the Decades: Veritone's AI Platform Analyzes Media and Reveals Top Trending Debate Topics Since 1980
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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A DAY BY THE SEA Extends Again at Mint Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Mint Theater Company has announced that the acclaimed revival of A Day by the Sea by N.C. Hunter, will now continue through October 30th at their new home at the Beckett Theater as a resident company at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th and Dyer Avenues).  (more...)

Line-Up Announced for Second Annual Poppy Seed Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

Riding the successful wave of last year's festivities, the second Poppy Seed Theatre Festival continues to provide a unique proposition to theatre makers by embracing the development of some of the best Melbourne-based independent artists to present the premiere of four ambitious new works over five weeks from 8 November – 11 December 2016. (more...)

Disney/ABC Encourages Audiences to 'Choose Kindess' with Original Programming
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Disney|ABC Television Group encourages viewers to 'Choose Kindness' during October's National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month through original programming that reinforces the importance of being kind, and customized public service announcement (PSA) campaigns that will air on multiple platforms (more...)

From Backstage to Center-Stage, Tommy Tune's Production Manager, Patrick Rinn, Returns to The Triad Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

After receiving degrees in Performing Arts, Choreography and Directing from Emerson College, Patrick Rinn was whisked away to N.Y.C. with Grand Hotel - The Musical as a Production Assistant and found himself working for 10 Time Tony award winner, Tommy Tune as his personal assistant. After taking a brief break from his duties and dabbling in some TV and movie work. (more...)

Westport Community Theatre Presents CAMPING WITH HENRY AND TOM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Westport Community Theatre announces its first production of the 2016-2017 season, Camping with Henry and Tom, written by Mark St. Germain. The show, which has performances on weekends through Sunday, Oct. 2, is directed by Ruth Anne Baumgartner and produced by Joan Lasprogato. (more...)

Don't Tell Mama Announces October Guest Stars for BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, has announced the first Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch's special guest lineup for October!  (more...)

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