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Spectrum Announces September Schedule of Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

Spectrum Listings for September 2016 SPECTRUM 121 LUDLOW STREET, 2nd FLOOR New York, NY Subway: F, M, J & Z trains to Essex/Delancey station Admission left to artist discretion: usually $15; $10 Students & Seniors Spectrum (more...)

Kaufman Music Center's FACE THE MUSIC Youth Ensemble Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Kaufman Music Center's Face the Music, the country's only youth orchestra dedicated to studying and performing music by living composers, is tuning up for an exciting new season that includes a tribute to pioneering new music organization Bang On A Can to commemorate its 30th anniversary, performances of John Adams's notoriously difficult "Son of Chamber Symphony." as well as works by David Lang, Darcy James Argue, Snarky Puppy, Angelica Negron, Julia Wolfe and Missy Mazzoli. (more...)

Emmy Award-Winning Comedian and Actor Dennis Miller Returns to The Orleans Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Five-time Emmy Award winner and comedy legend Dennis Miller will return to The Orleans Showroom on Oct. 28 and 29. (more...)

Scientific Games Wins Gold Awards for 'Best Slot Product' and 'Best Table Game Product or Innovation' in 2016 Gaming & Technology Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016


Miller Theatre to Open Jazz Series with Vijay Iyer Trio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens the 2016-17 Jazz series with the Vijay Iyer Trio, featuring Vijay Iyer, piano, Stephan Crump, bass, and Tyshawn Sorey, drums, on Saturday, October 22, 2016, 8:00 p.m. at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

Kayleigh Butcher Named General Manager of RHYMES WITH OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Rhymes With Opera is thrilled to announce the hiring of Kayleigh Butcher, a vocalist and arts administrator, as its first General Manager, effective immediately. Now entering its 9th season, Rhymes With Opera is a New York City-based chamber opera ensemble and commissioning organization. (more...)

VIDEO: Michael Phelps Gets Life-Size Cutout of His Angry Olympic 'Game Face' on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Michael Phelps and Jimmy played a game of Egg Russian Roulette. Watch all the clips from the appearance below! (more...)

10th Anniversary Celebration of ANABELLA LENZU at Argentinian Consulate October 20th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Argentinean Consulate of New York City will host the 10th Anniversary Celebration of Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama with a festive evening of a performance of Lenzu works, a Q&A session with the Argentinean choreographer/dancer, and refreshments.   The performance, free to the public, will take place Thursday, October 20, 6 PM, at the Argentinean Consulate, 12 West 56th Street (just west of Fifth Avenue). (more...)

Mr. Warmth, Don Rickles Returns to The Orleans Showroom Oct. 22-23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Returning for his 57th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally distinguished comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles will perform at The Orleans Showroom on Oct. 22 and 23. (more...)

Ted Louis Levy to SWING THE VOTE in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This September 23rd, Tony nominated, Emmy, Helen Hays and Outer Critics Award-Winning tap dancer and choreographer Ted Louis Levy ('Black and Blue,' 'Jelly's Last Jam,' 'Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk') will present 'Swing the Vote,' a 90-minute tap dance production at the Roulette Theater in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn at 8:00pm. (more...)

The Coterie Theatre Opens its 38th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Coterie Theatre, nationally recognized as one the leading live theatres for families and young audiences in the country, opens its 38th season with The Nine Who Dared: Courage in Little Rock, which tells the true story of the 'Little Rock Nine' and the desegregation of Central High School as a uniquely interactive stage drama that asks audiences to become citizens of 1957 Little Rock and witness one of the most important moments in Civil Rights history. Directed by Jeff Church, The Nine Who Dared: Courage in Little Rock will be performed live on The Coterie's stage September 20 - October 21, 2016. (more...)

Jody Christopherson Joins THE OTHER MOZART Off-Broadway This Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Other Mozart (Drama Desk and Off Broadway Alliance award-nominated and New York Innovative Theatre award-winning) returns to Off Broadway this season. (more...)

sesta edizione di TALE E QUALE SHOW, 16 settembre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

?Al via il 16 settembre l'attesissima sesta edizione di "Tale e Quale Show", il supervarieta condotto da Carlo Conti che tornera a emozionare in diretta il pubblico di Rai1, ogni venerdi in prima serata. (more...)

Miller Theatre Opens 2016-17 Composer Portraits with JOHN ZORN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

As prolific as he is provocative, John Zorn returns to Composer Portraits with five new works, all slated to receive their world premiere performances. A dream team of new music superstars comes together to give voice to Zorn's newest creations, affirming once more the depth and breadth of his musical palette, which draws on punk, jazz, klezmer, classical, and other genres-spanning continents and centuries. (more...)

BWW Breakdown: The HERstory of the World According to RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS
by Maggie Yates - Sep 12, 2016

RuPaul's Drag Race has shown an increasing willingness to share its self-awareness, and more and more frequently does the show reminds us that any 'reality' competition featuring seasoned performers (which these drag queens are) will sashay the line between the vitality of unscripted television and the polish of a rehearsed variety show. 'The HERstory of the World' is no different, and the queens are cast appropriately: Alaska's middle-gender aesthetic is put to the task of playing 'the original naughty girl,' Eve; Phi Phi O'Hara, queen of cosplay, is cast as Helen of Troy; Ginger is Katherine the Great; cool-kid Detox plays the ultimate spoiled brat, Marie Antoinette; Alyssa Edwards prepares to rep her Texas pride as gunslinger Annie Oakley; Roxxxy Andrews will portray professional pageant queen Eva Peron; and Katya gets a chance to bat her lashes as Princess Diana. (more...)

The Argentinean Consulate of New York City to Host 10th Anniversary Celebration of Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The Argentinean Consulate of New York City will host the 10th Anniversary Celebration of Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama with a festive evening of a performance of Lenzu works, a Q&A session with the Argentinean choreographer/dancer, and refreshments.   The performance, free to the public, will take place Thursday, October 20, 6 PM, at the Argentinean Consulate, 12 West 56th Street (just west of Fifth Avenue). (more...)

World Premiere of Murray Lambert's MY FATHER'S LEFT TESTICLE Opens in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

This November Mustard Seed Productions is thrilled to present their inaugural production, the world premiere of Murray Lambert's hilarious dark comedy, My Father's Left Testicle as part of the 2016 Depot theatre season. (more...)

THE GENTLEMAN RESTS, New Opera About the 2000 Election, to Play JACK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

JACK presents The Gentleman Rests, a new opera by Dave Ruder, Oct. 27 - 29, 2016. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Announces Largest Creative Development Residency Program to Date
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Strengthening its role as a center for artist research and development, Jacob's Pillow Dance announces an active, year-round season with its expanded 2016-2017 Creative Development Residency program. This season brings new additions to the program including two technical residencies, cross-genre collaborations, and invited audiences of college students, as well as a diverse roster of 10 artist residencies, the Pillow's largest residency season yet. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME Holiday Musical Comes to San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Nominated for a total of six Tony Awards in 2016 and winner of the Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle Awards for Outstanding Revival of a Musical, She Loves Me, based on the same romantic story as the popular film You've Got Mail, follows Amalia and George, two perfume shop clerks who don't quite see eye to eye. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can't seem to find common ground. After they each respond to a "lonely hearts advertisement" in the newspaper, they start to fall for their anonymous pen pals-but will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed? (more...)

Forecast Predicts a Hot and Steamy MIDSUMMA at Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

From international queer royalty to Melbourne's most wanted, Arts Centre Melbourne has assembled a Midsumma line-up to frock up and wig out to in 2017. (more...)

Breaking News: Allison Janney & John Benjamin Hickey Will Return to Broadway in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Producer Stuart Thompson announced today that John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation will return to Broadway this spring in a revival starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa and Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan. Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Punk Rock) will direct the production, which is set to open at the Barrymore Theatre in April 2017 and will run for 15 weeks only. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, October 31, 2016
by - Oct 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Monday, October 31, 2016! (more...)

Giovanni Rana Has Made Its Way To America Just In Time For National Pasta Day
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

After decades of bringing the love of refrigerated pasta to Italy, Giovanni Rana is proud to announce that they've officially "come to America." In honor of National Pasta Month, Giovanni Rana is introducing the "Dine With Rana" national consumer campaign along with a National Pasta Day consumer coupon! (more...)

MadLab Theatre to Present THE STAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2016

17 year old Sam and her mother, Jo, haven't seen eye to eye for quite a few years.  One winter night a mysterious woman in a bikini falls from the sky and seems to be the answer to all their problems.  The crowds of men camped out on their front lawn seem to agree.  The Star is a farcical fairy tale of wishes, identity, and dick pics. (more...)

Spotlight On Productions Presents WHAT'S NEXT?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Spotlight On Productions is proud to bring you a vibrant, eclectic and subtly layered cabaret show: WHAT'S NEXT?   Exploring the places and events we revisit or imagine when figuring out what's next.  Teresa Fischer brings life to the work of a wide range of composers including; Jerome Kern, Andrew Lippa, Nancy Griffith, Holly Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Jimmy Webb. (more...)

Naughty and Nice Retrotainment at Uptown Underground Presented New Years Eve
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, celebrates the holiday season with steamy retrotainment in a cozy speakeasy environment. Perfect for date night, holiday party or out-of-town guests, Uptown Underground is home to The Kiss Kiss Cabaret and Chicago Magic Lounge as well as other regular performers from burlesque to drag, cabaret to circus. (more...)

Iconic Rock Band REO Speedwagon Brings Classic Hits to The Orleans Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

REO Speedwagon will perform their legendary songs at The Orleans Showroom on Nov. 19-20. (more...)

Riddles In The Dark Presents MAGICK & ALCHEMY at Saint Martins Place on 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2016

International circus performance troupe from the UK Riddles In The Dark host their new show in Melbourne Magick & Alchemy a mysterious performance and celebration of life, a place to discover hidden truths and share secrets... witchcraft, sorcery, magic and mind control. The planets are shifting to creating a supernatural reality transforming effect of biblical proportions. (more...)

2016 BAX Space Grant Recipients Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange is excited to announce the 2016 BAX Space Grant Recipients. (more...)

The Kitchen's DANCE AND PROCESS Series Continues This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The Kitchen presents the next installment of the institution's longest ongoing series, Danceand Process. The program of new works features artists Karen Bernard, Benjamin Van Buren, Niall Jones, and Ander Mikalson. These performances are the culmination of a ten-week group process of sharing work and feedback. Dance and Process is facilitated by Moriah Evans, Yve Laris Cohen, and Sarah Michelson. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016


The Invisible Dog to Present MINOR CHARACTER, 6/17-25
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Invisible Dog will present MINOR CHARACTER, (June 17-25) by Brooklyn based theater company New Saloon. In this kaleidoscopic adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, a cast of 16 performers collage a century's worth of English translations - from the flowery 1916 version to Google Translate's profoundly nonsensical rendition - into one sprawling, intimate, quietly disastrous evening that culminates with an entirely new adaptation. (more...)

All In! Second Annual Broadway Bets Raises $247,800 for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Theatre fans and Broadway's biggest behind-the-scenes players went 'all in' last night, May 16, 2016, at the second annual edition of BROADWAY BETS, Broadway's official poker tournament, raising a spectacular $247,800 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

MadLab to Host 2016 Young Writers Short Play Festival This July
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

MadLab's Young Writers Short Play Festival, in its 5th year, will feature a collection of ten short plays written by 11 Columbus area high school students. (more...)

VIDEO: Jodie Foster Plays Egg Russian Roulette on TONIGHT SHOW
by - May 10, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Jodie Foster and Jimmy took turns smashing eggs on their heads without knowing which were cooked and which were raw. (more...)

The Fleshtones Celebrate 40th Anniversary with New Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

'Perennial garage rockers' (SPIN), The Fleshtones-Keith Streng, Peter Zaremba, Bill Milhizer, and Ken Fox-will celebrate their 40th anniversary with the release of their 21st album, The Band Drinks For Free. Out September 2 on Yep Roc Records, the album is now available for pre-order with an instant download of 'Love Like A Man.' (more...)

D.L. Hughley to Play the New Orleans Showroom in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Actor and comedian D.L. Hughley will return to The Orleans Showroom July 22-23. (more...)

Artists' Exchange to Host 11th Annual Summer One Act Play Festival in July & August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

?It wouldn't be summer without Artists' Exchange's One Act Play Festival, hosted this July 22-August 13 in the intimate Theatre 82 black box in Cranston (82 Rolfe Square)!  Community actors will perform 17 original one act plays written by local and national playwrights, whose works were selected from over 1,100 total submissions.  The festival is broken down into two unique performance "Waves," with Wave 1 running July 22-30 and Wave 2 running August 5-13; both rated PG-13.  Tickets are now on sale for $15 in advance, available for purchase online (, by phone (401-490-9475), or in person at Artists' Exchange (50 Rolfe Square). (more...)

USBG World Class Sponsored by Diageo Announce Andrew Meltzer as the 2016 U.S. Bartender of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

After two challenging days of standout mixology showmanship, the United States Bartender's Guild (USBG) World Class Sponsored by Diageo has named Andrew Meltzer as the 2016 U.S. Bartender of the Year. The acclaimed competition brings together the country's best bartenders to showcase the craft and elevation of the art of cocktail creation with the ultimate goal of representing the U.S. at the global competition in Miami this September. (more...)

SHOWGIRLS! THE MUSICAL! to Receive West Coast Premiere in San Francisco This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Peaches Christ Productions and MediumFace Productions are proud to present the West Coast premiere of SHOWGIRLS! The Musical!, playing San Francisco's Victoria Theatre (2961 16th Street, San Francisco) for a limited two-week engagement from August 10-20, 2016. (more...)

Video Look Back: HAIRSPRAY LIVE Marks Ariana Grande's Return to Musical Theater Roots!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 8, 2016

Although she has gone on to achieve international fame as a pop star, the award-winning singer has never forgotten her musical theater roots. (more...)

glh Hotels Launches Choose Your Own Room Booking Site, Letting Guests Select Their Exact Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2016


SHOWGIRLS! THE MUSICAL! Extends at the Victoria Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Due to overwhelming audience response, Peaches Christ Productions and MediumFace Productions announced today the extension of SHOWGIRLS! The Musical!, making its West Coast premiere at San Francisco's Victoria Theatre (2961 16th Street). (more...)

Golden Nugget Las Vegas Announces August 2016 Shows, Special Events, Giveaways and Tournaments
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Golden Nugget Las Vegas has announced its August 2016 entertainment, special events, giveaways and tournaments. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Robert Browning Previews 2016-17 World Music Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

?Robert Browning, called “the entrepreneur who almost single-handedly created and filled New Yorkers' passion for world music” in the New York Times, begins a new season with traditional and cross-cultural music from various countries around the world, including India, Iran, Mali, Spain, Armenia, Turkey, Ireland, Haiti, and the US. (more...)

Legendary Motown Group The Temptations to Play The Orleans Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Temptations, one of Motown's most successful and celebrated groups, will return to The Orleans Showroom Oct. 1 and 2. (more...)

Golden Nugget Atlantic City First To Launch Online Live Dealer In America
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016


SENSE AND SENSIBILITY to Open Folger Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Folger Theatre's 2016/17 season kicks off with an inspired stage adaptation of one of literature's most cherished novels, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. (more...)

VIDEO: Shotgun Players' HAMLET Roulette Has Actors Trading Roles Every Night
by Michael Dale - Apr 22, 2016

Each member of the seven member ensemble memorizes every role and finds out five minutes before showtime how the performance is cast. (more...)

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