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BWW Interview: Ronald Peet in LION IN WINTER at Two River Theater
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 31, 2016

The Lion in Winter will be performed in Two River Theater's Rechnitz Theater from November 12th to December 4th. Written by James Goldman and directed by Tyne Rafaeli, the play is set during Christmas in 1183. We interviewed Ronald Peet who plays Phillip in this great American classic. (more...)

Sci-Fi Novel SPECTRUM is Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Independent publisher C&R Press continues to expand its footprint in the U.S. and abroad through an international deal with MacMillan Distribution to support the release of the literary sci-fi novel Spectrum. Penned by prize-winning author Martin Ott, Spectrum chronicles an America ravaged by a race war. (more...)

Pre-Sale Starts Tomorrow for MTC's THE LITTLE FOXES with Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Tickets for Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, directed by Daniel Sullivan, are available to purchase exclusively to American Express Card Members tomorrow, Tuesday, November 1 at 10AM. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

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The Tastiest Of All Battles Is About To Begin On Discovery Familia
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

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Alice Cooper Drummer Neal Smith Stars in New Movie 'DESOLATION ANGELS'
by Movies News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

"Desolation Angels" is the theme song written, arranged and orchestrated by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Drummer and founding member of the original Alice Cooper group, Neal Smith, for the movie "Desolation Angels/Rise of the BOAS.' Neal also stars in the lead role as the ruthless Russian mob boss, Yury Streinkov. (more...)

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS to Blow Into Rose Theatre Kingston for the Holidays; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Today Rose Theatre Kingston announces the casting for its Christmas production of Kenneth Grahame's classic story The Wind in the Willows. (more...)

Broadway Pals Enter the Ring for PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

'What do you do when you have to stop dancing?' This is the question Zack asks the dancers at the end of A Chorus Line. Original Broadway cast member Carole Schweid has a unique answer to that question. (more...)

BWW Review: Theater RED's Enthralling BONNY ANNE BONNY Rules the High Seas in World Premiere
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Nov 9, 2016

In an on-stage adventure that will thrill any secret buccaneer, Theater RED world premieres Bonny Anne Bonny in collaboration with the Department of Theatre at Milwaukee's Wisconsin Lutheran College's (WLC). Set in the WLC Performing Arts Center's Raabe Theatre, WLC students along with Director Christopher Elst steer Liz Shipe's swashbuckling tale into one very enthralling version of 18th century Irish pirate Anne Bonny's life. Theater RED's world premiere production takes the audience's breath away when the cast ascends swaying ladders, swings on ropes across the stage and flashes their sword play while these men and women 'pirates' cast about for a new ship to find plundered treasures. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's AIDA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's Aida in a new production directed by Francesca Zambello and featuring designs by Los Angeles-based, contemporary visual artist RETNA(Marquis Duriel Lewis). A co-production with Washington National Opera, Seattle Opera and Minnesota Opera, this striking and bold vision for Verdi's enduring classic will feature soprano Leah Crocetto and tenor Brian Jagdein their role debuts as the lovers at the heart of the opera, the enslaved princess Aida and the Egyptian war hero Radames. (more...)

New Seasons of FXX's 'SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA' and MAN SEEKING WOMAN Debut 1/4
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

FXX has scheduled the season premieres for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Man Seeking Woman, it was announced today by Chuck Saftler, President of Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, November 7, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Monday, November 7, 2016! (more...)

Broadway Pals Enter the Ring for PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

'What do you do when you have to stop dancing?' This is the question Zack asks the dancers at the end of A Chorus Line. Original Broadway cast member Carole Schweid has a unique answer to that question. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at San Francisco Opera's AIDA — Opening TONIGHT!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's Aida in a new production directed by Francesca Zambello and featuring designs by Los Angeles-based, contemporary visual artist RETNA (Marquis Duriel Lewis). A co-production with Washington National Opera, Seattle Opera and Minnesota Opera, this striking and bold vision for Verdi's enduring classic will feature soprano Leah Crocetto and tenor Brian Jagde in their role debuts as the lovers at the heart of the opera, the enslaved princess Aida and the Egyptian war hero Radames. Mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk is Amneris, the daughter of the king who desires Radames' love, baritone George Gagnidze portrays Aida's vengeful father, Amonasro, and bass Raymond Aceto is Ramfis. The international cast and San Francisco Opera Orchestra will be conducted by Company Music DirectorNicola Luisotti. Resident Conductor Jordi Bernàcer will conduct the final performance on December 6.Ian Robertson is Chorus Director. (more...)

The Lyric Stage Announces Cast, Creative Team for MURDER FOR TWO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces cast and creative team for MURDER FOR TWO, with Book & Music by Joe Kinosian and Book & Lyrics by Kellen Blair. Directed by A. Nora Long with Music Director Bethany Aiken, the production runs November 25 - December 24, 2016, with a press opening slated for Sunday, November 27, 3pm. (more...)

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Available Now Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

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The Adobe Theater Presents YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Alice Sycamore works for Tony Kirby, Junior. They have fallen in love and want to get married. Simple enough, but there are two problems - their families. The Kirbys are rich, ruthless, overflowing with self-importance, and sure they can always get what they want. The Sycamores are an unusual collection of goodhearted eccentrics who see the world in their own unique way, and cheerfully accept and celebrate their various oddities and foibles. What could possibly go wrong? (more...)

Pre-Sale Opens Friday for Broadway's WAR PAINT, Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Tickets for the acclaimed new musical, WAR PAINT, will go on sale exclusively for American Express Card Members at 10:00am EST tomorrow, November 4. (more...)

Boiling Point Players Opens New Season with 'Improvised Play x 3'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Houston Theater Company, Boiling Point Players, opens their 2016-2017 season with a three-night series of improvised plays, An Improvised Play x3, produced by Cone Man Running Productions and showing November 13 through 15 at 8:00 PM at Obsidian Theater. (more...)

NBC Universo to Bring SONS OF ANARCY En Espanol to Spanish Cable Audiences
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern entertainment and sports cable channel for Latinos, and the fastest growing cable network, today announced it added SONS OF ANARCHY en Español to its upcoming 2017 slate. (more...)

A LOVE & BEYOND Wins 2016 Best Book Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Author Dan Sofer's debut novel, 'A Love and Beyond,' (http://hyperurl.co/alab) has won the 2016 Best Book Award (for the category of Religious Fiction). (more...)

A NEW BRAIN Opens at the Black Box Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Nora Q. Thomas directs a William Finn and James Lapine's musical "A New Brain" running Friday, November 25 through Sunday, December 11, 2016. (more...)

UP ON THE MARQUEE: WAR PAINT
by Walter McBride - Nov 25, 2016

War Paint is up on the marquee, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the Nederlander's new look! (more...)

BWW Review: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Brings New Balance to Love & Murder on Tour
by Perry Tannenbaum - Nov 25, 2016

With such a fine set of frontliners behind him, John Rapson may not be a dominant as Jefferson Mays was on Broadway, but the touring show comes off as more balanced, the LOVE and MURDER more equally weighted. (more...)

Playwrights Melisa Tien and Megan Cohen Develop New Works at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

New Dramatist playwright Melisa Tien and San Francisco-based Megan Cohen joined The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in residence this month to develop innovative stage works with the Academy's third year NY Company. (more...)

Gadfly Offers Holiday Entertainment Alternatives
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

If you're looking for something queer, Pagan, or just plain "not Christmas" this December as an antidote to the cornucopia of Santa hats and live Nativities this winter, look no further than Gadfly's own headquarters, The Fox Egg Gallery on December 17th and 18th. Gadfly and its long-term non-monogamous partner The Fox Egg Gallery manage to fit something for everyone into two meaningful nights of community and connection. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of THE PILLOWMAN at Jagriti Theatre
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2016

Jagriti Theatre presents THE PILLOWMAN, Tuesday to Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm and 6:30pm.  Meet the cast in the video below! (more...)

Serenbe Playhouse Announces Rebellious Eighth Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Serenbe Playhouse, recipient of the prestigious American Theatre Wing grant (2015), and having recently produced the most Suzi Bass Award-decorated show of the 2015- 16 season, Miss Saigon, is excited to announce Season 8: A Season of Rebellion. The season includes a spring production of Grease, by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey; and in the summer, a new adaptation of Robin Hood, by Rachel Teagle; Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, and musical theatre favorite, Cabaret, by Joe Masteroff and John Kander and Fred Ebb. A reimagined Sleepy Hollow, adapted by Brian Clowdus, and perennial favorite, The Snow Queen, an adaptation by Rachel Teagle, will round out the calendar year. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Actor's Audience Interview Stars of A.N.O.N Productions' HAMLET
by Stage Tube - Nov 2, 2016

Is equality a state of mind or state of affairs? Can gender ever be freed from the masculine/feminine paradigm? The patriarchal state may seem a thing of the past but what if the struggle for power and survival make it our future. Inspired by the 'He For She' Campaign, a first of its kind, which acknowledges the need for men in the women's movement, A.N.O.N. Productions is proud to present a return of their successful 2015 take on HAMLET, set in the near future. Check out a new interview with the stars of the production below! (more...)

Artists Rep's 'A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS' to Celebrate Season of Hope This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with Staged!, presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION for the holidays. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces The Cast of PUMP BOYS & DINETTES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce casting for the Pittsburgh premiere of PUMP BOYS & DINETTES, January 26 - April 15, 2017 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch & More Star in THE HOLLOW CROWN on PBS's Great Performances
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses is a lavish three-part follow-up to the BAFTA winning The Hollow Crown, which aired in 2013 on THIRTEEN's Great Performances. (more...)

AMC & BBC Worldwide Team for New Scripted Original Drama Series MCMAFIA, Starring James Norton
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

AMC and BBC Worldwide North America announced today a new co-production deal for MCMAFIA, an epic drama series set in the international world of organized crime starring James Norton (more...)

Jason C. Tramm Conducts Puccini's TOSCA, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Jason C. Tramm will conduct a concert version of Tosca, Giacomo Puccini's visionary and dramatic operatic masterpiece on November 16 at the South Orange Performing Art Center. Inspired by the French playwright Victorien Sardou's 1887 widely popular play 'La Tosca' (which stared the great Sarah Bernhardt in the title role) Puccini's exquisite music, propelled the veristic tale of an unlikely heroine into one of the most beloved and frequently performed operas of all time. (more...)

FOX Announces New & Returning Thanksgiving & Holiday Favorites
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

FOX will air new and returning Thanksgiving and holiday favorites throughout the months of November and December. (more...)

BWW Review: PETER & THE STARCATCHER at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Nov 10, 2016

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Pamela Atkinson Releases OPHIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

A group of liberated young women embark on a rollicking journey filled with romance and sexual liaisons in 'OPHIR: A Dime Store Romance for the Urban Intelligentsia' (published by Trafford Publishing). This novel by Pamela Atkinson is a sexy and scandalous look into the lives of people navigating through the rapidly shifting moral and cultural landscape of the 1980s. (more...)

Lineup Complete for 8th Annual BROADWAY CAN! for City Harvest
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The 8th Annual Broadway Can! concert for City Harvest will be presented at Don't Tell Mama on Monday, November 14th at 7pm.   (more...)

HBO to Premiere Limited Drama Series THE YOUNG POPE 1/15
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

HBO has confirmed the debut date for the ten-episode limited drama series THE YOUNG POPE, with the first part scheduled to debut SUNDAY, JAN. 15 (more...)

Creative Cauldron Presents World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL MEMORY 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Creative Cauldron proudly presents its 40th production, A Christmas Carol Memory, a world premiere that re-imagines the classic Dickens tale. Conceived and Directed by Producing Director Laura Connors Hull, written by Jennifer Clements, and featuring puppet design by Margie Jervis, A Christmas Carol Memory will be presented from December 1stthrough the 20th at ArtSpace Falls Church.  Curtain times are Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm with additional performances on December 18th at 7:00 pm and December 19th and 20th at 7:30 pm.  Press night is Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Crossfire' Episode of SUPERGIRL on The CW
by - Nov 1, 2016

On the next episode of SUPERGIRL on The CW titled "Crossfire," Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) must beat a ruthless new gang who has been armed with dangerous new alien technology. (more...)

Garson Kanin's Screwball Romance Play Comes to Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company's 2017 Season opens in 1940s style with Garson Kanin's Broadway classic Born Yesterday a screwball romance that has plenty to say about the dark side of politics and the power of knowledge.  (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the Spring 2017 performance and residency series, which runs January 7 through June 17. Tickets for BAC Presents performances in theater, music, and dance can be purchased now at bacnyc.org and 866 811 4111. Throughout the season, BAC Residencies will provide critical support to eleven artists across disciplines to develop new work in BAC's studios. (more...)

AMC to Ring In the New Year with BREAKING BAD Marathon & More!
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

AMC is celebrating the holiday season and ringing in the New Year with marathon events of the award-winning series 'Breaking Bad' and 'The Walking Dead' beginning Monday, December 26th. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Present Martin Scorsese Retrospective
by Movies News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

During the next five months, Museum of the Moving Image will present a comprehensive retrospective devoted to the films of Martin Scorsese, in conjunction with a major exhibition about the director's work, life, and passion for cinema. (more...)

Artistic Director Louise Fischer Announces New Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

On Monday 5 December, in front of a packed house, Artistic Director Louise Fischer announced New Theatre's exciting season for 2017. (more...)

Scoop: THE YOUNG POPE on HBO on NBC - Sunday, January 15, 2017
by TV Scoop - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE YOUNG POPE on HBO, airing on NBC on Sunday, January 15, 2017! (more...)

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC.  (more...)

Scoop: LETHAL WEAPON on FOX - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
by - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on LETHAL WEAPON, airing on FOX on Wednesday, December 7, 2016! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Bette Midler Talks DOLLY, HOCUS POCUS, and More on NBC's TODAY!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2016

Rehearsals may not start until January, but Bette Midler is already hard at work preparing for her return to Broadway. 'I'm excited, I'm unnerved, I'm utterly game. I love the character, I know the score, I'm learning the dances,' the icon told NBC Today on Sunday morning. (more...)

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