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KINKY BOOTS & THE BOOK OF MORMON Win Big in Sydney's Helpmann Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The 2017 Helpmann Awards were presented at a star-studded ceremony tonight, Monday 24 July, in front of a full house at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney on the set of Kinky Boots. (more...)

Scoop: SPEECHLESS on ABC - Wednesday, August 9, 2017
by - Jul 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on SPEECHLESS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, August 9, 2017! (more...)

2016 Rio Olympic Gold Medalists Katie Ledecky & Nathan Adrian Headline World Aquatics Championships
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Programming on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA — a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal — is highlighted this week by live coverage of the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships from Budapest, Hungary; FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships from Vienna, Austria; live gymnastics from the U.S. Classic in Chicago; and FIE World Fencing Championships from Leipzig, Germany. (more...)

Casting Revealed for 'Wayward Sisters' Episode of The CW's SUPERNATURAL
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Warner Bros. Television's long-running, fan-favorite series SUPERNATURAL (Thursdays 8/7c The CW) is 'carrying on' with the confirmed casting for a potential new Wayward Sisters series, set in the world of Supernatural. (more...)

VIDEO: SUPERNATURAL & Kansas Look Back at Season 12 at Comic Con
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Legendary classic rock band KANSAS made a surprise appearance at Comic-Con: International San Diego introducing Supernatural's packed Hall H panel on Sunday with an epic performance of their legendary single 'Carry On Wayward Son,' (more...)

ABC NEWS to Investigate U.S. Customs and Border Protection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross and the ABC News Investigative team reveal shocking video of two U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers allegedly encouraging 16-year-old Cruz Velazquez Acevedo of Tijuana, Mexico, to drink from a bottle containing suspected contraband to prove he was not a drug smuggler, leading to a tragic outcome. He had claimed it was juice; it was actually a highly concentrated liquid solution of methamphetamine. “20/20” airs on FRIDAY, JULY 28 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.  (more...)

FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL Parody Will Be 'There For You' Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Friends! The Musical is set to open preview shows at St. Luke's Theatre on October 13th, 2017, tickets on sale August 1st at Telecharge. The production will be produced by Lynn Shore Entertainment and Medium Face Entertainment and is set to be directed and choreographed by Paul Stancato. Friends! The Musical follows the wacky misadventures of six 20-something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan. Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther are back. Created by Bob and Tobly McSmith, this duo has created musical parodies for the stage of Saved by the Bell, 90210, and Full House and are ready to present this celebrated 90s sitcom as their next big Off-Broadway hit. Songs from Friends! The Musical include: · '495 Grove Street - How Can We Afford This Place?' · 'How you Doing, Ladies?' - Joey · 'Hey Ugly Naked Guy Who Lives AcRoss the Street!' · 'We were on a Break!' - Ross · 'I'm Gonna Hump U' - Marcel the Humping Monkey · 'Oh. My. God. It's Janice!' - Janice · 'Will They or Wont They' - Ross and Rachel · 'The Ballad of Fat Monica' · 'Could I BE Anymore...in Love with Monica' - Chandler · 'The One Where We Make a Million Dollars An Episode' · 'We'll Always Be There For You Bob and Tobly McSmith (Writers) are huggable weirdos who met at a Girl Scout Convention. They are the writers/directors of 'Bayside! The Musical!' and 'Full! House! The Musical!' and 'Katdashians! The Musical!' and 'Showgirls! The Musical!' and 'JonBenet! Murder Mystery Theater!' Bob and Tobly have been nominated for a cornucopia of honors including 'Most Likely to Improve Sexually' (Tobly, 5th Grade) and 'Class Masturbator' (Bob, 1st-12th Grade). They are working on their next musicals: 'Anne Frank 2: Hungry for Vengeance (and Bread)' and 'Philadelphia: On Ice.' Paul Stancato (Director) Paul Stancato is an award-winning director/ choreographer who works in theatre, film and television. Paul has been tapped to direct a project for Universal Studios Beijing. Palm Beach Dramaworks - one of South Florida's premier not-for-profit theatres - will be bringing Paul on board to helm Collected Stories by Donald Margolis for their 2016-'17 season. He recently directed/ choreographed the 2014-'15 National Tour of Jekyll and Hyde. From 2012-2014, he served as the Artistic Director for Franco Dragone's, The House of Dancing Water in Macau, China. He was the Resident Director for the National Tour of Disney's The Lion King, 2006 -2010 (2008 Helen Hayes nomination for Best Touring Musical). Lynn Shore (Producer) Lynn is the writer and producer of Happy 50ish, the 2015 off-Broadway hit that played at The Beckett Theater at Theater Row. He is now co-producing the road tour with his production partners, Theater Mogul. Shore's voice can be heard on numerous commercials for Ford, Disney, The Biltmore Hotels and others. He also voiced seven characters for Sony's animated series 'Gun Parade March,' 'Demon Lord Dante' and sang three solo tracks on the 2012 Grammy Award-nominated children's album 'ABC Mouse: The Alphabet Songs.' Lynn Shore is the recipient of the 2013 Jason Robert Brown World-Wide vocal contest and performed with him at 54 Below. St. Luke's Theatre is a 174-seat Off-Broadway theatre at 308 West 46th Street, the Restaurant Row, just west of Eighth Avenue in Manhattan's Theater District. Ticket Information: Friends! The Musical will open at St. Luke's Theatre for preview performances on October 13th, 2017. Tickets will go on sale August 1st, 2017 at Telecharge. Please visit www.friendsmusicalparody.com to learn more. Press Contact: Teresa Shourds Teresa@lynnshoreentertainment.com 949-235-6693 (more...)

BWW Review: MOTOWN Rocks Hershey (But Not Enough)
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 23, 2017

Berry Gordy's tribute to Berry Gordy manages to squeeze in the music the show should be about. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Announces OLGA: A FAREWELL CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Berkeley's Aurora Theatre Company announces a special limited engagement,OLGA: a farewell concert, a devised piece created by Beth Wilmurt (The Letters, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale,Jack Goes Boating, Bosoms and Neglect, and Salome.) and Her Band, commissioned by Aurora as part of the company'sOriginate + Generate (O+G) new works initiative to promote the creation of forward-looking theater. (more...)

Julio Iglesias Lists Four Waterfront, Adjacent Lots at Highly Exclusive Indian Creek Village for $150 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

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Interview: MAMMA MIA! Director Kathleen Marshall and Stars Lea DeLaria and Corbin Bleu Share Their Excitement About This Summer's Hollywood Bowl Musical Extravaganza
by Shari Barrett - Jul 21, 2017

This year, the Bowl's annual staged musical visits the 2001 international phenomenon about a young woman's plot to uncover the identity of her father among three of her mother's former loves, all of whom are invited to her wedding on a Greek island. But which man turns out to be her father and walks her down the aisle? Filled with ABBA's timeless songs, including 'Dancing Queen' and 'Voulez Vous,' get ready to have the time of your life July 28-29-30 seeing MAMMA MIA! at the Hollywood Bowl, directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall and conducted by David Holcenberg. Kathleen Marshall is one of Broadway's most celebrated artists. Honored numerous times for her work on stage and screen, she has won three Tony Awards (with six more nominations) and two Drama Desk Awards (four additional nominations). Marshall has also been nominated for both an Olivier and an Emmy. The MAMA MIA! production at the Hollywood Bowl marks her Los Angeles debut as a director/choreographer, and I recently was fortunate to speak with her, and stars Corbin Bleu and Lea DeLaria, about their excitement being involved in the musical extravaganza. (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Now Booking in the West End to January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Motown the Musical has just released 500,000 new tickets for sale, taking bookings for the hit West End production into 2019 when the show will celebrate its third year in London and Motown will celebrate sixty years since the record company was founded.  (more...)

Sharkmuffin Premieres Spooky New Music Video 'Factory' via TIDAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Sharkmuffin has teamed up with TIDAL to exclusively premiere their latest music video for the single, “Factory.” The video is styled in a fun silent movie setting that takes you onto a Victorian horror themed journey through the bands transgression in time as coming of age vampires who end up acquiring a factory and aim to protect it from a Donald Trump takeover (more...)

NYO-USA to Make Inaugural Tour to Latin America This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

This summer, the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, featuring 115 outstanding young musicians from acRoss the country, comes together for its fifth year of extraordinary music making, culminating in the orchestra's first-ever tour of Latin America. NYO-USA's 2017 Latin America tour takes place from July 26 through August 4 with orchestra performances in Guadalajara, Mexico; Quito, Ecuador; and Bogota, Colombia, including side-by-side musical collaborations with fellow young musicians in all three tour countries. (more...)

Ed Sheeran Joins Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds'Give A Home' Global Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

With just two months to go, Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds have announced that Ed Sheeran is delighted to play in its global concert series Give a Home. (more...)

Liz Callaway, Steve Kazee, HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! Reunion and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Liz Callaway, Steve Kazee, the cast of CATS, the New Writers at 54! series, and a HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! reunion concert. Scroll down for details! (more...)

A.C.T.'s Young Conservatory to present HOMEFRONT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

This August, American Conservatory Theater's Young Conservatory (YC) will present Homefront, a passionate and powerful musical that tells the story of remarkable young people courageously struggling to come of age in a world rocked by conflict. Emma Kolmeier and her two young siblings flee from Germany to escape World War I, leaving everything they know far behind. The family settles in southern Illinois, where they make new friends-but also begin to confront harsh persecution as America enters the war against Germany. As they experience the first twinges of romance and dream of the future, their lives are transformed in astonishing ways, forever redefining their understanding of home. Homefront was the first commissioned musical for the Young Conservatory and received its world premiere in June 2011. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Worst Pies in London Come to Chatham in SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Mac-Haydn Theatre (MHT), continues its 2017 season with the Stephen Sondheim Tony Award winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. This will be the third MHT premiere of the season. (more...)

NAIL Magazine Celebrates Creatives in the Resistance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

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BANDSTAND'S Hopkins & Pero Join BANDSTAND SINGS THE BIG BAND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

BANDSTAND'S James Nathan Hopkins, Joey Pero, and Matt Cusak have joined Feinstein's/54 Below's BANDSTAND SINGS THE BIG BAND on Sunday, August 6th, at 7pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Ed Sheeran Joins Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds' 'GIVE A HOME' Global Concert Event
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

With just two months to go, Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds have announced that Ed Sheeran is delighted to play in its global concert series Give a Home. Taking place in cities all over the world onSeptember 20, 2017, Sheeran's announcement comes just ahead of the next bulk of additional major artists to be announced in early August. (more...)

Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN Comes to Great Performances at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naive heroine of Tchaikovsky's opera, adapted from Pushkin's classic verse novel. Peter Mattei stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana's love until it's too late. Eugene Onegin airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 13 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.) (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 19, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 19, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. (more...)

Jiehae Park, Lauren Yee, Emily Morse, Abigail Katz and More Among Judges for Samuel French's 42nd Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Samuel French has assembled a distinguished judging panel including playwrights Jiehae Park, James Hindman, Lauren Yee and Rachel Bonds; Artistic Directors Andrew Leynse (Primary Stages), Jonathan Silverstein (Keen Company), Susan Westfall (City Theatre, Miami), Emily Morse (New Dramatists) and Ciera Iverson (National Alliance of Musical Theatres); and industry professionals John Clinton Eisner (The Lark), Michael Walkup (Page 73), Abigail Katz (Atlantic Theater Company). (more...)

Additional Special Guests Announced for DAVE CHAPPELLE: LIVE FROM RADIO CITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

This August, legendary comedian Dave Chappelle returns to New York City's historic Radio City Music Hall, performing throughout the month as part of his LIVE FROM RADIO CITY Residency, which marks his thirty-year anniversary in stand-up comedy. Hot on the heels of two critically-acclaimed Netflix specials, and a record-setting sell out at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Casino, Chappelle brings his unparalleled talents to New York for fourteen stand-up shows. (more...)

Sandra Bullock Signs On for Netflix's Post-Apocalyptic Thriller BIRD BOX
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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Interactive G.E.T. Together Series Comes to The Carnegie
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Carnegie is thrilled to announce the return of the G.E.T. Together Series, a collaborative, interactive series bringing together the talents of The Carnegie's Gallery, Education, and Theatre departments. (more...)

Park Slope Tragedy: Free MACBETH Comes to Brooklyn for Five Nights,
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

???????Now celebrating its 5th year presenting free Shakespeare in the streets of Park Slope, South Brooklyn Shakespeare (SBS) has announced its 2017 production: Five FREE performances of Shakespeare's Macbeth in Park Slope, with opening night serving as the main event of Park Slope Fifth Avenue's Summer Stroll #2 performed on Fifth Avenue at 18th Street (7/29), plus four performances staged outside The Old Stone House (8/2, 3, 4 & 5). (more...)

St. Louis Artists Featured in Premiere Issue of NAIL Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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Scoop: OWN August 2017 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jul 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on OWN August 2017 Highlights (more...)

Peanut Gallery Players presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Disney's "Beauty and the Beast", the stage musical adaptation of the full-length animated classic movie will come alive on the Meadow Brook Theatre stage on August 3, 4 and 5.  Peanut Gallery Players, a 501(c)(3) non-profit children's theatre training program, invites the public to "Be Our Guest" and watch what over 76 actors, singers and dancers ages 6-18 from Oakland and Macomb Counties have been rehearsing for since June. (more...)

Pyramid & Parr Hall Announces September Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Check out what's coming to Warrington this September! (more...)

Raven Theatre Founders Michael Menendian and JoAnn Montemurro to Step Down After 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Raven Theatre Company today announced the theater's founders and co-artistic directors Michael Menendian and JoAnn Montemurro will retire at the end of the 2017-2018 season, after leading the company for 35 years. (more...)

Riverside Theatre for Kids presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Riverside Theatre for Kids, the educational arm of Riverside Theatre, presents the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit play, Peter and the Starcatcher, on July 21 and 22, 2017. (more...)

Digital Ally Receives Another Patent Related to Its Innovative, Body-Mounted Cameras
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Vanessa Williams, Kelli O'Hara, Raul Esparza, Tectonic's UNCOMMON SENSE and More Set for Sheen Center's 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Tahe Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street) announces the fall and winter programming of their 2017-2018 season. (more...)

The Colorado Theatre Guild Announces 2016-17 Henry Awards Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Colorado Theatre Guild's 12th Annual Henry Awards was held Monday, July 17, 2017 at the PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue in Parker, Colorado. (more...)

Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin' Comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET on PBS
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naive heroine of Tchaikovsky's opera, adapted from Pushkin's classic verse novel. (more...)

Jackopierce, Mariza and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces alt-rockers Jack O'Neill and Cary Pierce of Jackopierce, internationally acclaimed, Latin Grammy nominated Fado artist Mariza, Chicago's own Bluegrass group Henhouse Prowlers and more. (more...)

BMCC Tribeca PAC 2017-2018 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents a wide range of events in the 2017-2018 Season, including Robin Spielberg, performing on Saturday, November 4 at 8:00pm,  Andrew Nemr, performing on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16 at 7:30pm, Go, Dog. Go! (for families) on Saturday, February 17 at 1:30pm,  Comedian John Fugelsang, performing Friday, March 16 at 8:00pm, The Motortown All-Stars performing Friday, March 23 at 8:00pm, and more! (more...)

BWW Review: TWILIGHT SONG, Park Theatre
by Alistair Wilkinson - Jul 18, 2017

When we think of Kevin Elyot, one of the first things that comes to mind is his magnificent 1994 comedy My Night with Reg, a touching play about gay lives revived at the Donmar Warehouse in 2015. Elyot's first play, Coming Clean, is about to be staged at The King's Head in a week's time, and now his final play, Twilight Song, receives its long-awaited premiere at Park Theatre. (more...)

Hershey Felder Brings Stories of Irving Berlin and Maestro Leonard Bernstein to Life At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder brings to life on stage the music and personal stories of Irving Berlin and Leonard Bernstein in two musical-plays, which will alternate at London's The Other Palace this autumn. (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, August 1, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 1, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: SPEECHLESS on ABC - Wednesday, August 2, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on SPEECHLESS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, August 2, 2017! (more...)

MUSEMATCH 10 to Send Singers & Composers on Blind Dates at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents MuseMatch 10.0 on July 28 at 11:30pm. MuseMatch is a 'Musical Theater Blind Date' where composers are paired with singers they don't know and asked to share themselves authentically leading to daring, bold new material. (more...)

Developmental Reading Performance of ANNA KARENINA to be Presented in London
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

BKE Productions presents a rehearsed reading of Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, adapted by Helen Edmundson Sunday July 23rd at the Arcola Theatre at 4 PM. Admission is free (more...)

Big Hair, Big Laughs and Big Heart in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at The Court
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Step back in time for big laughs, big tears and big hair. Steel Magnolias, opening at The Court Theatre, is a heart-warming celebration of togetherness and female friendship. (more...)

New Musical COME LIGHT MY CIGARETTE Coming to Theater at St. Clement's This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

MC Theatrical Productions has announced that it will present COME LIGHT MY CIGARETTE, a suspenseful new musical written and directed by Arnold L. Cohen, with music direction by Mason Griffin, August 8th - September 3rd at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street).  The official opening will be on August 17th at 7PM. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Daisy Eagan and More to Share SMALL TOWN CONFESSIONS at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Small Town Confessions, a new play by Phil Geoffrey Bond, will be seen as part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival this August for three performances only. (more...)

AVENUE Q to Mark 14th Anniversary with National Anthem Appearances, New Website
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

AVENUE Q, winner of the 2004 Tony Award 'Triple Crown' for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, is the coming of age musical comedy which has announced a series of public appearances and the launch of its new website. (more...)

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