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ANNIE to Bring Orphan Tale to Leddy Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

'Maybe far away, or maybe real nearby..' Happily, Leddy Center's production of Strouse and Charnin's Tony Award-winning musical, ANNIE, falls into the 'nearby' category on two counts: the start date is July 7, and the location is Leddy Center's beautiful air-conditioned, fully handicapped accessible theater at Verdant Pastures on Ladd's Lane off Route 27 in Epping, NH. Route 27 is accessible from both Route 125 and Route 101 in Epping. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does Mary Beth Peil Feel Returning to the Tony Awards 32 Years Later? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

After a career in opera, Mary Beth Peil made her Broadway debut in 1985's THE KING AND I, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. Now, 32 years later, she's back on the ballot, earning herself a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performances as the dazzling Dowager Empress in Anastasia. Below, watch as she explains the promises she made to herself 32 years ago, and how surreal this moment is for her! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: What Moment Helped ANASTASIA's Linda Cho Decide to Become a Costume Designer? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

Hands down, one of the most memorable parts of Broadway's Anastasia is the show's spectacular costumes. Earning costume designer Lina Cho a Tony Nomination for her beautiful work, the details in every outfit, from the peasants' clothes to the Romanovs's gowns, delight audiences across the globe 8 days a week. Below, watch as Linda describes what it's like to live in the world of ANASTASIA and what lead her to become a costume designer! (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, June 26, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Monday, June 26, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for the UK Premiere of GLORIA at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the UK premiere of Branden Jacob-Jenkins' Gloria, directed by Michael Longhurst. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2016, this razor-sharp comic drama focuses on ambition, office warfare and hierarchies, where the only thing that matters is moving up the ladder and selling out to the highest bidder.  (more...)

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Vocal Selections Now Available Through Samuel French
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Samuel French has just announced that the Heathers The Musical Vocal Selections are now available for purchase online and in stores. (more...)

BWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, Churchill Theatre, Bromley
by Vikki Jane Vile - Jun 7, 2017

This take on the Hollywood classic Thoroughly Modern Millie last played Broadway back in 2002. However, regardless of the casts plucky efforts to inject some New York panache to proceedings, 'Millie' emerges as a particularly poor choice for revisiting in 2017. The story features threads that sit uncomfortably in the present day. Mrs Meers with her chopstick clad hair and mock Chinese accent is amusing for ten minutes but after a couple of scenes just seems plain racist. Millie's chunk of the plot hangs on the idea that she needs to find a rich man to marry to get on in life. Where do I even start with that one? (more...)

BWW Review: THE COMPARABLES at Theatre [502]
by Keith Waits - Jun 7, 2017

Off The Shoulders Of Men (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Marcia Gay Harden and Brian J. Smith in SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Two of America's leading stage and screen actors come to Chichester this summer for Tennessee Williams' SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, directed by Jonathan Kent. Celebrated Oscar and Tony Award-winning actor Marcia Gay Harden makes her UK theatre debut as Alexandra, and Brian J. Smith plays Chance. The production runs at Chichester Festival Theatre now through 24 June, with a press night on Friday 9 June. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: WAR PIANT's David Korins Explains the HAMILTON-Effect and Why It Made Broadway Better for 2017
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2017

You might have seen scenic designer David Korins' work in one of four theatres this spring- the Richard Rodgers, the Bernard B. Jacobs, the Music Box or the Nederlander. It's his design for War Paint which has earned him his second Tony nomination and he's telling us why he thinks this theatre season has been a stellar one.  (more...)

BWW Review: RUTHLESS! at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by Christy Brooks - Jun 6, 2017

Upon arriving at Gettysburg Community Theatre to see their currently running show, Ruthless!, I was struck by the esthetic quality of the theatre and its majestic grandeur married with the hospitality of a well-connected community atmosphere. (more...)

VIDEO: TODAY Joins Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Backstage at WAR PAINT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

TODAY's Lilliana Vazquez joined the actresses behind the scenes of what LuPone says will most likely be her last musical. 'I'm old, they're hard. That's the bottom line,' says the actress of the grueling Broadway schedule.  (more...)

NYAFF 2017 Announces Full 16th NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL Lineup
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announced today the complete lineup for the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 30 to July 13 at the Film Society (more...)

South African HAMLET, Drum-Fueled 'TEN BLOCKS' and More Set for 2017 Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

A South African Hamlet performed in a shallow tank of water at Fisherman's Wharf. A drum-fueled, outdoor production of Ten Blocks on the Camino Real imported from Ghana. Pericles staged on board the 66-foot Rose Dorothea fishing schooner.  (more...)

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES and Jane Goodall Institute Announce Partnership
by Movies News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

20th Century Fox has partnered with the Jane Goodall Institute to aid in the rehabilitation of chimpanzees in honor of PLANET OF THE APES. Housing for rehabilitated chimps will be named 'Caesar's Home' after the movie's simian hero. (more...)

WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole to Visit SiriusXM, NBC's TODAY
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

BWW has learned that WAR PAINT stars and Tony nominees Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole are set to participate in SiriusXM's On Broadway Channel's 'Town Hall' tonight at 8pm EST. (more...)

Laura Bell Bundy Ties the Knot to Long-Time Boyfriend Thom Hinkle
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Broadway star Laura Bell Bundy said 'I do' this past weekend to long-time boyfriend and TBS executive producer Thom Hinkle in a beautful country-themed wedding in California. (more...)

JoAnna Michelle Releases Epic 'Too Sophisticated' Music Video and Charts #1 Billboard Breakout Spot
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Teen pop star JoAnna Michelle went straight to the #1 spot this week on the Billboard Breakout Club Play chart with 'Too Sophisticated.' This monumental breakout comes on the heels of JoAnna releasing a tour de force music video for the new dance single. (more...)

Photo Flash: INK Opens at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. James Graham's ruthless, red-topped new play Ink leads with the birth of this country's most influential newspaper - when a young and rebellious Rupert Murdoch asked the impossible and launched its first editor's quest, against all odds, to give the people what they want. (more...)

VIDEO: Trailer for New Animated Film LEAP ft. Music from Carly Rae Jepsen
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Elle Fanning, Nat Wolff and Maddie Ziegler star alongside Mel Brooks, Kate McKinnon and Carly Rae Jepsen star in the upcoming animated family comedy opening in theaters nationwide on August 30th. (more...)

JOYCE JACKSON'S GUIDE TO DATING to Premiere at The Abbey This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Florida Theatrical Association presents the brand new musical JOYCE JACKSON'S GUIDE TO DATING at The Abbey in downtown Orlando August 4 through 14. (more...)

20th Century Fox Film to Hold Special PLANET OF THE APES Triple Feature
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

To celebrate the epic final showdown between apes and humans in the upcoming WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, Twentieth Century Fox Film will give audiences a chance to experience a special Planet of the Apes triple feature on Wednesday, July12th. (more...)

Twentieth Century Fox Film to Hold Special Planet of the Apes Triple Feature
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

To celebrate the epic final showdown between apes and humans in the upcoming War for the Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century Fox Film will give audiences a chance to experience a special Planet of the Apes triple feature on Wednesday, July 12th. For one price, Planet of the Apes fans will be able to see Rise of the Planet of the Apes in 2D, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in 3D, and be among the first to see the upcoming War for the Planet of the Apes in 3D. An exclusive commemorative item with artwork by Shepard Fairey in collaboration with Studio Number One will be available to all guests who attend the Planet of the Apes triple feature in RealD 3D, while supplies last. (more...)

Broadway's ANASTASIA to Fly Painted Wings Across the Pond?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The producers of the new musical, ANASTASIA, are pleased to announce plans for international productions of the hit musical across Europe, Asia, United Kingdom, Australia and South America. The list of international markets with plans underway for ANASTASIA include Germany, Holland Spain, Russia, Korea, Japan, Mexico, China and more to be announced. Plans for a North American tour are also underway. A confirmed production timeline will be announced soon. (more...)

VIDEO: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Featurette Explores Groundbreaking Technology
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Below, watch an all-new 'Making History' featurette for WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES from 20th Century FOX. Directed by Matt Reeves, the film stars Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer and Terry Notary and hits theaters on July 14th.  (more...)

New Cast of Characters Joining Hulu Original FREAKISH
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Today Hulu announces a new cast of characters joining the upcoming second season of Hulu Original FREAKISH. See below for casting information as well as a special casting video released today. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rising Stars Jasmine Forsberg and Tony Moreno in Preparation for Life and Cabaret
by Kimberly Moy - Jun 2, 2017

It's the season of graduations and as high schoolers head off to college, it great to look back on all they've accomplished. Two local theater teens, Jasmine Forsberg and Tony Moreno are moving on to the next steps in their training and theater careers, but before they do they will perform in a Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret. I had a chance to catch up with Jasmine and Tony as they prepare. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Premiere of GLORIA at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The UK premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's Gloria will open at Hampstead Theatre on 21 June. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Crackle to Premiere New Drama Series THE OATH, Starring Sean Bean, in 2018
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks' free, ad supported streaming network, today announced that International Emmy(R)-winning Sean Bean ('Broken,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Lord of the Rings'), has been cast in its upcoming original drama series, THE OATH. (more...)

BWW Review: THESE TREES ARE MADE OF BLOOD, Arcola Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jun 17, 2017

These Tress Are Made Of Blood tells the story of Argentina's Dirty War using cabaret as a vehicle to describe the horrors and the politics that drove it. (more...)

KQED to Air San Francisco Opera Performances of Verdi's 'Attila' and Boito's 'Mefistofele' in August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

San Francisco Opera and KQED Public Television will join forces to bring the spectacle and power of grand opera into the homes of Bay Area residents with two telecast events that combine theater, stage craft, and exhilarating musical performances. (more...)

The Little Theatre Chennai Announces The Little Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Culture is not definable based on one race or religion.But rather the result of multiple factors that change as the world changes."The Little Festival" is a wonderful platform for various countries to strengthen ties with the youth of India.  (more...)

Entertainment Interview with Verdi Productions (VP) CEO, Chad A. Verdi
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

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Danni Smith to Star in FUN HOME at Victory Gardens; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. (more...)

BWW Review: Ambitious, Controversial REFUGIA at Guthrie Theater
by Karen Bovard - Jun 15, 2017

"Refugia" is a Latin term meaning "an area where special circumstances have enabled survival after extinction in surrounding areas." The adventurous theater explorers of The Moving Company (themselves displaced from the renowned Theatre de la Jeune Lune, which closed in 2006) have devised multiple riffs on this idea and related themes, pushing the boundaries of narrative and perhaps, too, of the mainstage Guthrie audiences. (more...)

Romy Nordlinger's PLACES to Make World Premiere at 59E59 Before Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Yonder Window Theatre Company and Parity Productions have announced that writer/performer Romy Nordlinger's Places is among the selected performances for this year's East to Edinburgh at 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director). Places will play 6 performances in July before traveling to Edinburgh, Scotland for the 2017 Fringe Festival where it will have 25 performances over the month of August (4th - 27th).   (more...)

Maggie McKenna to Lead MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL at Sydney Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Following an exhaustive search, Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures today announced that the lead role in one of the most anticipated shows of 2017 has been won by newcomer Maggie McKenna. (more...)

Disney's DUCKTALES Reboot Takes Flight with TV Movie & Series Premiere
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The new animated comedy adventure DUCK TALES will premiere in a one-hour television movie to be presented for 24 consecutive hours, SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 (beginning at midnight EDT/PDT), on Disney XD. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch New Featurette & Poster for WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES
by Movies News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

20th Century Fox has just released 'Meeting Bad Ape,' a new clip from WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, the culminating chapter of the latest Planet of the Apes trilogy. Check it out below! (more...)

Maggie McKenna Will Lead MURIEL'S WEDDING at Sydney Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Following an exhaustive search, Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures today announced that the lead role in one of the most anticipated shows of 2017 has been won by newcomer Maggie McKenna. (more...)

VIDEO: Bette Midler Keeps Talkin' Backstage with More HELLO, DOLLY Thanks
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2017

Just last night, Bette Midler won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for Hello, Dolly!. After she wrapped up her epic acceptance speech onstage, she continued backstage with the press. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)

Firehouse & TheatreLab Extend Run of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Firehouse Theatre and TheatreLab, the co-producers of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, have added performances of their summer production that will now run for a limited engagement from June 23 to July 16, 2017. (more...)

LILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES's Jane Greenwood Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Jane Greenwood has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play for LILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES. (more...)

LILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES's Cynthia Nixon Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Cynthia Nixon has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for LILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY!'s Bette Midler Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Bette Midler has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for HELLO, DOLLY!. (more...)

Microsoft premieres Xbox One X, world's most powerful console
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

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Venture into Danger with New IP from EA, Anthem
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

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VIDEO: WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Perform on THE TONYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

The stars of WAR PAINT, Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole performed on tonight's TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below. (more...)

Photo Flash: Smith Street Stage's RICHARD III Opens in Carroll Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

Smith Street Stage's production of Richard III opened last night in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. This marks the company's eighth year of presenting free outdoor Shakespeare-under-the-stars. The show plays through June 25. Admission is free, no tickets are required. (more...)

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