Saint Michael's Playhouse to Open BASKERVILLE This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 6th opening of the Vermont Premiere of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, at Saint Michael's Playhouse (July 6 - 16). (more...)

Laura Bickle Transitions to Harper Voyager Print
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

A RISING 'STAR' OF SCI-FI/ FANTASY: With the forthcoming release of Nine of Stars, critically acclaimed author Laura Bickle is first author to transition from Harper Voyager's digital-original line to traditional print! (more...)

Is This the End of One Direction? Harry Styles Signs Solo Recording Contract
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

One Direction's Harry Styles has inked a solo recording contract with Columbia Records, the same label that currently represents the popular boy band. (more...)

VIDEO: Does Damian Lewis Want to Be the Next James Bond? The Actor Weighs In
by - Jun 22, 2016

You know him from TV dramas like “Homeland” and “Billions”; now actor Damian Lewis is hitting the big screen in a spy thriller, “Our Kind of Traitor.” (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Bethenny Frankel Reveals Serious Health Issue on REAL HOUSEWIVES
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Bethenny Frankel reveals a serious health issue on tonight's episode of REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK. (more...)

Megan McGinnis to Star in SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The Old Globe has announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Paul Gordon's delightfully romantic new musical SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, developed with Rick Boynton and presented in association with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where it was commissioned and had its world premiere in April 2015. (more...)

The Friday 5: JUDY's Linda Sue Runyeon & Chase Miller
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 17, 2016

Dickson's Gaslight Dinner Theatre continues its 16th Anniversary Season and 75th show with  JUDY! A Musical Tribute, which opened yesterday. JUDY! A Musical Tribute is a two-act revue that includes performances of famous Garland tunes. Compiled and created by stage veterans Linda Sue Simmons Runyeon and Joe Grizzel, this cabaret revue is a musical collection of songs, video and documentary, taking the audience "down memory lane" about the life of America's sweet heart, Judy Garland. (more...)

Judy Blume Set for Writers on a New England Stage, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

The best-loved American author Judy Blume comes to town with her latest bestselling novel for adults, just out in paperback. Ms. Blume has touched generations of readers with such memorable novels as Summer Sisters; Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret; Blubber; and Wifey. In IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT, she takes us back to 1950s Elizabeth, New Jersey, where real-life tragedy strikes as a series of airplanes fall from the sky, leaving the community reeling. (more...)

It's Official: Javier Munoz Will Take Over in HAMILTON When Lin-Manuel Miranda Departs in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, HAMILTON leading man Lin-Manuel Miranda will be exiting the show on July 9 to focus on his upcoming projects, including the starring role in Disney's MARY POPPINS opposite Emily Blunt. In a Heatstreet report last month, it was speculated that he will be replaced by his current alternate, Javier Muñoz, who steps in for Miranda on Sunday matinees. It appears that the Rumors are true, because now they've been confirmed by Miranda himself. He told Washington Post reviewer Peter Marks: (more...)

BWW Review: THIS SIDE OF THE DIRT Treats Texans to a Taste of Themselves
by Joni Lorraine - Jun 15, 2016

Tito Beveridge treats Texans to a taste of themselves in This Side of the Dirt. (more...)

Saint Michael's Playhouse's SISTER ACT Opens This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the June 21 opening of the Playhouse's 2016 summer theater season with the five-time Tony-nominated musical Sister Act, the sparkling smash hit musical comedy that the New York Post called 'ridiculously fun.' (more...)

Production Underway for Starz' THE WHITE PRINCESS; Full Casting Revealed
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Starz announced today production has commenced on THE WHITE PRINCESS, the follow-up to the Golden Globe® and Emmy® award-nominated STARZ Original Miniseries "The White Queen," (more...)

GeckoSystems Praises SCOTUS Decision Re: Naked Shorting Stocks & States Rights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016


Long Beach Playhouse Sets 88th Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

On September 24, the Long Beach Playhouse opens its 88th Mainstage Season. This year's season is a journey of self discovery, adventure, and fun. (more...)

Eddie and the Palaceades to Rock Woods Hole, MA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2016

The Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC), located in Woods Hole a part of Falmouth on Cape Cod will present 'Eddie and The Palaceades' In Concert August 12-13 at the Community Hall at 68 Water Street, Woods Hole. Performances are 7:00 PM Friday and 1:30 and 7:00 PM Saturday. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at or at the door on a first come first serve basis. (more...)

Karen Lynn Gorney to Lead Holocaust Drama FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City this November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2016

Karen Lynn Gorney, star of the 1977 movie 'Saturday Night Fever' and 'All My Children,' headlines From Silence, a brand new drama by Anne Marilyn Lucas premiering at Theater for the New City this November. Cast includes Audrey Heffernan Meyer, Krystal Rowley, Lori Funk, Nora Falk, Shannon Harrington, Tori Murray and Jessica Gollin. Additional cast TBA. The production will be directed by Peter Zachari. (more...)

Better Stock Up on Floo Powder! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Talks for the Great White Way
by Jessica Khan - Jul 29, 2016

Polish your broom, stock up on floo powder, get in line for the portkey (or if you're old enough, just apparate) -- to New York! The Daily Mail is echoing Rumors from earlier this week at the New York Post about a certain, very magical, Broadway transfer. (more...)

THE FULL MONTY Now on Stage through August 14 in Wisconsin
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

 Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre and Door County's professional theatrical icon, continues its 81st season throughAugust 14 with the lively, uplifting pop-rock musical that takes it all off, 'The Full Monty' with book by Terrence McNally and music and lyrics by David Yazbek.   'The Full Monty.'   'The Full Monty' contains adult themes, language and nudity. (more...)

Two Plays Open Next Week at Baltimore Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Opening on Wednesday, July 27 is Frank Talk, by Sharon Goldner, directed by Miriam Bazensky. Frank Talk is a book-in-hand production by The Strand Theatrein their new home at 5426 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214. Shows will beWednesday through Friday at 8 pm, Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm. For tickets go to (more...)

VIDEO: Idris Elba Talks 'Star Trek: Beyond,' James Bond Rumors on GMA
by - Jul 21, 2016

Actor Idris Elba chatted with GMA's Michael Strahan about getting into character as an alien and reacts to the speculation that he's in the running to be the next 007. (more...)

Elements Theatre to Crown Summer 2016 with Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Crowning its year-long tribute to Shakespeare's 400th anniversary, Elements Theatre Company presents King Lear under the direction of Danielle Dwyer, CJ. In the striking outdoor setting of the Atrium of the Church of the Transfiguration, the members of Elements Theatre Company bring all of their passionate dedication and expertise to the Bard's riveting portrayal of a kingdom and families torn apart. Press night is Opening night, August 12, 7:00pm guest lecture Dr. Kathryn Moncrief, followed by outdoor performance 8:00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: World Premiere of Dashnight's CHOPS Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Dashnight Productions is delighted to present the World Premiere of CHOPS, running through August 14, with press opening last night, July 14 at 8 p.m. at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jules Sets Sonja Up On a Blind Date on Tonight's REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK
by - Jul 13, 2016

Jules Wainstein and her husband Michael head to a dinner party where they plan to set up Sonja Morgan on a blind date, but the couple has their own romantic issues to work out on the way. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dashnight Productions' World Premiere of CHOPS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Dashnight Productions is delighted to present the World Premiere of CHOPS, previewing July 7, running through August 14, with press opening on Thursday, July 14 at 8 p.m. at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Agatha Christie's THE HOLLOW Takes the Stage at Peninsula Players
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre and Door County's theatrical icon, continues its 81st season now through July 24 when it presents Agatha Christie's intriguing whodunit, 'The Hollow.' A weekend in the English countryside goes deathly awry with an explosive murder in this spell-binding mystery. (more...)

Rumor Patrol: Cindy Adams Says Carol Channing Possible for HELLO, DOLLY Revival!?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Despite firm denials from both press rep Rick Miramontez and producer Scott Rudin, as well as the star's age (95), the NY Post's Cindy Adams insists she has heard Rumors that Carol Channing could be up for playing the matinee 'Dolly' (more...)

Biography of 'The Glittering Life and Times of Mary Martin' Released July 12th
by Michael Dale - Jul 11, 2016

David Kaufman writes of the life and career of one of the most beloved performers in American theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - WE tv's New Series JIM & CHRISSY: VOW OR NEVER
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Rapper Jim Jones and his longtime fiancée Chrissy Lampkin are back on reality television in the new series JIM & CHRISSY: VOW OR NEVER premiering Thursday, September 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on WE tv. (more...)

Fiona Davis Launches First Novel, THE DOLLHOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

THE DOLLHOUSE tells the dual storylines of two women who, decades apart, are enthralled by the allure of the real-life Barbizon Hotel for Women, which, from 1927 to 1981, was an exclusive residence for young, single women who wanted to make it in the big city, including Liza Minelli, Grace Kelly, Joan Crawford, Joan Didion, and Sylvia Plath.  (more...)

Dick van Dyke and Julie Andrews May Be In Talks to Join MARY POPPINS RETURNS!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Hello! has reported that Dick van Dyke and Julie Andrews, stars of the beloved 1964 film, Mary Poppins, may be in talks to join the cast of Disney's upcoming sequel, Mary Poppins Returns. (more...)

Alex Weisman to Lead Chicago Premiere of HAND TO GOD; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces casting for its first show of its 42st season, Hand To God by Robert Askins, directed by Gary Griffin. (more...)

TNC's 2016 Dream Up Festival to Present LOVE BITES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival presents 'Love Bites', A Short Drama About Lost and Rekindled Love. (more...)

AMC to Premiere Kevin Smith's New Late Night Series GEEKING OUT 8/14
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Following its special San Diego Comic Con(R) episode, GEEKING OUT returns Sunday, August 14 at 11 PM ET/PT with all new episodes. (more...)

VH1 to Premiere Season 3 of LOVE & HIP HOP: HOLLYWOOD, 8/15
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

VH1's hit series LOVE & HIP HOP: HOLLYWOOD returns for a third season on Monday, August 15th at 8:00 PM ET/PT. (more...)

DOKKEN to Reunite for Six Shows in Japan
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

After years of intense speculation and recent Rumors, it can now be confirmed that DOKKEN will indeed reform its classic lineup for six shows ONLY! Don Dokken, George Lynch, Jeff Pilson and 'Wild' Mick Brown will return to the stage together, in Japan - for the first time in 21 years. (more...)

Charles Osgood Announces Retirement as Anchor of CBS SUNDAY MORNING After 22 Years
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Charles Osgood announced his retirement as anchor of CBS SUNDAY MORNING, ending a 22-year run at the broadcast. (more...)

Third Rail Repertory Theatre Presents THE NETHER by Jennifer Haley
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Morris has been assigned to investigate Rumors of bizarre and terrifying behavior in The Nether, an online virtual realm where technology can realistically simulate all five of our senses. As her investigation takes her deeper and deeper into this mysterious world, she's forced to face truths about herself that she never knew existed. The Nether is a chilling look into an inevitable future, one that asks: can morality and laws be enforced in a world that doesn't actually exist. (more...)

Happy Tax CEO Issues Public Letter to H&R Block
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016


Simon Cowell Adds Fuel to Scherzinger-Lloyd Webber Feud on Recent Episode of X Factor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

Months after the announcement that Nicole Scherzinger would not be joining the Cats revival when it transferred to Broadway, it seems that the former Grizabella still can't shake the Rumors that swirled regarding the reason for her departure from the production. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/27-8/28/2016
by - Aug 28, 2016

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, August 28, 2016 - Sunday, August 28, 2016. (more...)

Fan Fave Maks Chmerkovskiy Returns for DANCING WITH THE STARS 23rd Season!
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

After several seasons away from DANCING WITH THE STARS in an official pro capacity, fan fave Maksim Chmerkovskiy is making his return to the ballroom for season 23! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Sparks Fly on REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK Reunion
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

After a tumultuous season of Bravo's “The Real Housewives of New York City” steeped in emotional outbursts, courtship controversies, tongue lashings, health scares, and newfound love, host Andy Cohen brings the ladies together one more time for the most dramatic three-part reunion yet. (more...)

International Women Artists' Salon Announces AN EVENING OF REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

International Women Artists' Salon today announced an evening of revolution showcasing artists from the worlds of music, poetry, theater, painting, dance, film, and animation, premiering Saturday, August 20 at 7:30PM at Dixon Place, located at 161 Chrystie Street. Admission to the hour-long event is free. (more...)

Will Smith Talks Possibility of FRESH PRINCE Reboot
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

According to, fans of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air have been asking if Will Smith would ever return for a reboot of the popular '90s sitcom. According to the the 47-year-old actor, his reign as the Fresh Prince ended at the same time the original show did. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse to Stage Wilde-ly Feminine THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Only one other writer could compete with Shakespeare for the title of the most quoted playwright, and that is Oscar Wilde. Long Beach playhouse takes on an all female cast with The Importance of Being Earnest directed by 'Phie Mura in the Studio. (more...)

Crookshaw Creative Launches HELM: A Fantasy Webcomic Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Crookshaw Creative is proud to announce today the launch of HELM, its first free and highly anticipated webcomic series. The release of HELM is accompanied by the launch of the comic's official website and a fully animated teaser trailer. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Bethenny Drops a Bombshell on LuAnn on Tonight's REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

On tonight's episode of REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK, Bethenny Frankel drops a bombshell on newly engaged cast mate LuAnn de Lesseps, showing her proof that her fiance Tom has been cheating on her. (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr. to Board Kenneth Branagh's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Remake?
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Leslie Odom Jr. is certainly keeping busy after his Tony-winning run on Broadway in HAMILTON. Variety writes that the actor is in talks to join Kenneth Branagh's new big screen adaptation of Agatha Christie's iconic detective novel MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Just off a run in THE CRUCIBLE on Broadway, Ben Whishaw, also well known for his role as 'Q' in the new James Bond films, is in talks to join Disney's upcoming sequel to the beloved 1964 film, MARY POPPINS RETURNS. (more...)

Science Channel to Premiere New Series HUNT FOR PARTICLE X, 8/16
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

HUNT FOR PARTICLE X premieres on Tuesday, August 16 at 10PM and goes behind-the-scenes where CERN's Large Hadron Collider is running at its highest energy level ever (more...)

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