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MTH Theater Brings the Kit-Kat Klub to Kansas City with CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

'What good is sitting alone in your room, come hear the music play!" (more...)

Scoop: NYC-ARTS 11/3 - 11/24 Airing on THIRTEEN
by TV Scoop - Oct 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on NYC-ARTS 11/3 - 11/24, airing on THIRTEEN (more...)

BLOOD is Back at The Complez this Halloween!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland's Opus), James Kyson (NBC's Heroes, voted one of "Hollywood's 25 Hottest" by TV Guide), Michael Yama (Betty White's Off Their Rockers) andRob Yang (The Americans, Twisted) join the cast when The Garage re-opens its acclaimed world premiere production of BLOOD. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/ DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, BLOOD returns to the The Complex in Hollywood beginning Oct. 28. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

When life becomes busy and chaotic, it's easy to forget who you are and all the potential you hold. (more...)

BWW Feature: ARTOTEL Thamrin Jakarta Presents UNIVERSE BEHIND THE DOORS: Contemporary Art Exhibition in Hotel Rooms
by Yuliani Supandji - Oct 24, 2016

'UNIVERSE BEHIND THE DOORS' is a contemporary art exhibition held in the hotel rooms of ARTOTEL Thamrin - Jakarta, a collaboration between ARTOTEL Indonesia and Art Dept Id, supported by Generation-G. (more...)

BWW Review: Lake Worth Playhouse's URINETOWN a Rush of Wit
by Trevor Durham - Oct 22, 2016

Political humor and an abundance of urine aren't an obvious match for downtown Lake Worth's theatre scene. Artistic director Jodie Dixon-Mears and director Clayton Phillips decided, after many years of waiting, that the time was ripe to throw Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis' satirical masterpiece at the Palm Beaches. Boasting a cast of strong vocalists, and the comedic timing this show requires, Urinetown at the Lake Worth Playhouse is a strong stream of wit. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET to Play Broward Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts announced today that individual tickets for the Fort Lauderdale engagement of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Friday, November 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

The National Theatre Announces Updated Casting for PETER PAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Devised by the Companies, based on the works of JM Barrie Previews from 16 November, Press Night 23 November, final performance 4 February.  Sophie Thompson has had to withdraw from the cast of Peter Pan, the National Theatre's Christmas show, due to a broken wrist. Anna Francolini, last seen at the NT in, will take over the role of Captain Hook/ Mrs Darling. The NT is delighted that Anna was available to step into the role, and wishes Sophie a speedy recovery.  (more...)

Doo-Wop Legends The Diamonds to Perform at Reagle This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will present a salute to American Bandstand with Bandstand Boogie! Featuring The Diamonds on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm.  (more...)

Spotlight Theatre to Present Two Holiday Radio Plays in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Spotlight Theatre Company presents 'It's A Wonderful Life: a live radio play' and 'A Christmas Carol: a live radio play' by Joe Landry and Kevin Connors, a delightful holiday repertory! Directed by Andy Anderson and Kris Graves, the shows run November 18 - December 18, 2016. (more...)

'PINK HULK' One-Woman Show Coming to Charm City Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Award-winning The Pink Hulk: One Woman's Journey to Find the Superhero Within, written and starring professional actor and playwright Valerie David, will have performances Nov. 9, 11, 12 and 13 as part of the fifth annual Charm City Fringe Festival in Baltimore. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/21/2016 - HAMILTON'S AMERICA Doc on PBS!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 21, 2016

This weekend's big news: The highly anticipated HAMILTON'S AMERICA documentary airs on PBS tonight! (more...)

BWW Review: Cabaret Celebrates Stephen Sondheim in Night Two of the Mabel Mercer Foundation Cabaret Convention (10/19)
by Ashley Steves - Oct 21, 2016

Hold your hats and hallelujah. After an electrifying opening night, the Mabel Mercer Foundation's 27th Annual Cabaret Convention continued Wednesday night in a packed Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Hosted by Jeff Harnar and Andrea Marcovicci, the cabaret community gathered to salute the music of Stephen Sondheim, the EGOT-winning composer/lyricist whose oeuvre has been simultaneously catapulting and tripping up artists for decades. Despite 30 performances on the evening, you'd be hard-pressed to find a weak spot in Wednesday night's lineup, hosting what is arguably the best rotation of the four nights, featuring cabaret giants, up-and-comers, expert arrangers (plus the talents of Jered Egan on bass and Dan Gross on drums), and Sondheim role originators. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rex Reed Hosts 27th New York Cabaret Convention Day Three
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 21, 2016

KT Sullivan made an astute call and turned over the creation of the third night of the Cabaret Convention to host Rex Reed.  If there is anyone in the world who symbolizes music sophistication with a flawless comprehension of what good cabaret performance is about it is the elegant Mr. Reed. The Convention's final evening is yet to be heard (tonight), but last evening must have been one of the finest chapters in the long history of Donald Smith and the Mabel Mercer Foundation's twenty seven year old creation. The musicians, singers, and material, which honored the legendary cabaret performer Sylvia Syms truly represented the highest quality of cabaret performance. Rex also made an important artistic decision….he included himself as one of the vocalists.  Rex Reed was a participating member of the golden age of New York life and his unique ability to verbally convey it's history honored Sylvia Syms, who as Rex pointed out at the start of the evening…..died the way she wanted, singing in a  nightclub (Oak Room Algonquin)  to a standing ovation.  She collapsed into the arms of audience member Cy Coleman.   (more...)

Playwrights Dominique Fishback & Amy E. Witting Tapped for Abingdon's Inaugural Residency Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

In an ongoing mission to nurture and develop new work by emerging artists, Abingdon Theatre Company proudly announces Dominique Fishback & Amy E. Witting as recipients of its inaugural Residency Program. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Andrea Goss of Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of CABARET
by Kathy Strain - Oct 20, 2016

CABARET is a classic musical with a cast of characters that can only be explained by seeing the show firsthand. Originally based on the story by the Christopher Isherwood novel, Goodbye to Berlin, CABARET'S music is written by the multi-talented team of John Kander and Fred Ebb. As part of the 50th Anniversary Season, the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of CABARET is traveling North America. Andrea Goss currently plays the role of Sally Bowles and she shared with BWW her life experiences and how she prepared to play the role. (more...)

Photo Flash: BABES IN TOYLAND at the Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

With their friends in trouble, the fairytale characters of Toyland are preparing for battle.  M&M Stage Productions presents the charming holiday musical "Babes in Toyland" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre in November.  Dates and show times for this family classic are Fridays, Nov. 18 and 25 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Nov. 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Nov. 20 and 27 at 2 p.m. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Nov. 18. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jeff Harnar & Andrea Marcovicci Host Day Two Of The 27th New York Cabaret Convention
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 20, 2016

The second night of the 27th New York Cabaret Convention at Rose Hall was hosted by long time cabaret artist favorites, Jeff Harnar & Andrea Marcovicci. The evening including performances by: Sally Mayes, Aaron Morishito, Julie Reyburn, Maureen Taylor, Raissa Katona Bennett, Will Nunziata, Anthony Nunziata, Jennifer Sheehan, Kevin Dozier, Sarah Rice, Donna McKechnie, Jon Weber, Marissa Mulder, Eric Michael Gillett, Celia Berk, Josephine Sanges, Steve Ross, Karen Akers, Sidney Meyer, Iris Williams, and Marta Sanders. Tonights evening will be hosted by Rex Reed and the Conventions closing night honoring Charles Strouse will be hosted by Klea Blackhurst (more...)

Oliver Tompsett, Sally Ann Triplett, Jodie Jacobs, Alice Fearn and Sandra Marvin to Take Cover in London Premiere of DISASTER!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

DISASTER! the Broadway musical comedy spoof of star-studded 1970s jeopardy movies like The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake and Airport, will premiere in London for two glittering gala concert charity performances to raise funds for The Make a Difference Trust at Charing Cross Theatre on Sunday 20 November. (more...)

Congratulations! Audra McDonald & Will Swenson Welcome Baby Girl!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald turned to Twitter today to announce that she and husband, Tony nominee Will Swenson have welcomed Sally James McDonald-Swenson, born last night at 11:16pm. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016


Hayes Theatre Company Announces Cast for MACK AND MABEL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Working Management in association with Hayes Theatre Co is thrilled to announce the cast of Jerry Herman's MACK AND MABEL, which will play a strictly limited season at Hayes Theatre Co from November 18. A dazzling musical comedy that is both a poignant love story and a joyous celebration of Hollywood's golden age, MACK AND MABEL is based on the real-life tumultuous romantic relationship between early 1900s legendary filmmaker Mack Sennett and accidental starlet Mabel Normand. (more...)

Broadway in Atlanta to Offer Rush CABARET Tickets for College Students
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Travel back in time to Berlin in 1939 with Broadway in Atlanta as it welcomes CABARET to the Fox Theatre for a limited one-week engagement of mesmerizing performances and Tony Award-winning talent. For any local college students looking to spend the evening dancing, singing and submerging into the culture that is CABARET, Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta presents a special $25 Student Rush Ticket price for the Atlanta engagement, playing at The Fox Theatre November 1 - 6 as part of the 2016/2017 season. College students simply need to bring valid college student identification with them to the Fox Theatre Box Office two hours prior to each scheduled performance. The Student Rush Ticket price will be valid for all performances November 1 - 6 with a two-ticket limit per student ID. Student Rush Tickets may be purchased with cash or credit card and will apply to any open seat in the house, subject to availability. (more...)

The Bessies Announce Recipients of the 2016 NY Dance and Performance Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced the complete list of the 2015-16 season award recipients tonight at the 32nd Annual Bessie Awards ceremony. Awards were presented in the categories of Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Music Composition/Sound Design, and Outstanding Visual Design, with additional awards presented for Lifetime Achievement and Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance. The full list of 2016 Bessie Award recipients follows. (more...)

BWW Review: 44 PLAYS FOR 44 PRESIDENTS is an American History Geek's Turn On at CPT...But...
by Roy Berko - Oct 19, 2016

Yes, in a period of two hours and twenty minutes, plus intermission, 44 plays whoosh across the Cleveland Public Theatre stage. During that time the audience is exposed to all of the United States of America's Presidents. Well, to be honest, there are 45, based on the audience vote, an add-on vignette of a supposition about either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump's reign as the next President. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre's LEAVINGS Opens This Sunday; Go Behind the Scenes!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents the world premiere of Gail Parrish's LEAVINGS, a story of racial reconciliation that brings an important voice to the public dialogue on Black Lives Matter. Directed by Ashley Honore Roberson, it plays October 21 - November 20, 2016 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, where Polarity is a resident company. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SPRING and THE LAST DANCE at Frontier Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Linked by ocean sounds and the figure of a silent female listener, Spring, and The Last Dance, are a potent, poetic pairing. The girl in Susan Hill's Spring considers the life she has already lived, and the life that lies ahead of her. What might she have to look forward to? But although the sea air on a clifftop in Spring gives the feeling of hope, she's far from carefree. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Host Free Family Festivities Kick-Off Party
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse invites the community to a Family Festivities Kick-off Party on Sunday, November 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission-free and open to the public, the event will celebrate the Playhouse's upcoming 2016-17 Family Festivities Series, which begins on Sunday, November 20. The six-show series will feature musical productions based on classic and new children's stories. (more...)

Thrillpeddlers to Present SHOCKTOBERFEST 17: PYRAMID OF FREAKS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Thrillpeddlers presents... Shocktoberfest 17: Pyramid of Freaks - Their 17th Annual Extravaganza of Terror & Titillation which includes five new one-act performances. (more...)

Ordway Announces 24th Annual SALLY AWARD Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce the recipients of the 24th annual Sally Ordway Irvine Awards. The prestigious Sally Awards recognize and honor individuals and institutions that strengthen and enrich the state through their commitment to the arts and arts education. (more...)

Broadway Star Will Swenson, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Among Recently Announced Berkshire Theatre Award Winners - Check Out the Full List Here!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The winners of the First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards have been announced. Seventeen arts journalists voted on 120 nominees in 25 categories chosen from artists in the 75 live theatre productions mounted in Berkshire County and adjacent areas between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016. (more...)

Chuck Yates, Artistic Director of Coyote StageWorks, Announces Starry 2016-17 Season at The Annenberg Theatre
by David Green - Oct 17, 2016

Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley-based award-winning Actors' Equity professional theater company, announced its eighth season that will run throughout 2016-2017. Dubbed "Legendary Ladies," the schedule of performances will include the Company's signature one-night-only benefit and productions of two beloved stage plays, all presented at the Annenberg Theater, located inside the Palm Springs Art Museum. The season celebrates "Legendary Ladies" and will feature renown actresses Florence Henderson, Sally Struthers, Mo Gaffney, Loretta Swit and Gloria Loring in productions of 'Steel Magnolias," "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks," and "The Lady With All the Answers." (more...)

Cris Jacobs Debuts DUST TO GOLD Ahead of Release
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Cris Jacobs enchants listeners with his inspired songwriting and soulfully transcendent voice. He will release Dust to Gold this Friday via American Showplace Music but today, Wide Open Country has the exclusive full album stream for all to enjoy ahead of the release.  (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company to Present URINETOWN for Next Step Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2016

11th Hour Theatre Company kicks off its 12th season with its Next Step Concert Series and a performance of the hilarious musical Urinetown. With Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Book and Lyrics by Greg Kotis, this concert reading of this popular musical will run October 21-23 at The Arden's Studio Theatre at the Hamilton Family Arts Center. 62 N. Second Street.  Tickets cost $19-34 and are available online at or by phone 267-987-9865. (more...)

BWW Review: Granite's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN brings the Peanuts Gang to South County
by Veronica Bruscini - Oct 15, 2016

A 'good grief!' or two will ring out in Westerly this month as the Granite Theatre welcomes the smash musical hit YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN to its stage. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2016


Dev Patel & More to Receive 2017 Virtuosos Award at 32nd SBIFF
by Movies News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) announced today that the recipients of the 2017 Virtuosos Award, created to recognize a select group of talent who have distinguished themselves through breakthrough performances in film this past year (more...)

Carla Johnson Pens KAITLYN'S STORM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

'Kaitlyn's Storm': a memorable story of survival against all odds is the creation of published author, Carla Johnson. Carla's love of God helped shape her love of writing. Being able to tell others of God's love and faithfulness through her storytelling is only one of her many passions. She hopes that readers will enjoy the story of Kaitlyn and Storm's journey as much as she enjoyed writing it. (more...)

HAMILTON's Sydney James Harcourt to Lead NYC Reading of POPSTAR Musical
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

An invitation-only reading of the new musical PopStar will take place on Thursday, October 20 (2pm) and Friday, October 21 (11am) at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue, Studio #1204). PopStar features a book by Martin Casella, music and lyrics by Jay Levine and Sophie Dupin and is conceived and directed by Sharon Rosen. (more...)

Erin Davie and Krysta Rodriquez Invade WAR OF THE WORLDS Reading at NYU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company has added Erin Davie, Dominique Fishback, and Krysta Rodriguez to its benefit reading of Orson Welles' WAR OF THE WORLDS. (more...)

ABC to Present Holiday Classic IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN, 10/28
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The classic animated Halloween-themed PEANUTS special, IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN, created by late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz will air FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28 (8:00–9:00 p.m. EDT) (more...)

Amanda McBroom, Ann Hampton Callaway, Sally Ann Triplett and More to Play The Pheasantry This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

There are some wonderful artists coming to perform at The Pheasantry this November. including Amanda McBroom with Ann Hampton Callaway, Pete Atkin singing the lyrics of Clive James, Kate Dimbleby, Sally Ann Triplett and the Canadian jazz great Kirk MacDonald. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Palm Beach Poetry Festival Welcomes Fans and Poets Alike for Upcoming Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, today invited local poets and poetry fans to two upcoming poetry workshops: (more...)

Sean Cavanaugh's UNDER THE ELDERS' GAZE Exhibition to Open This Month at the Lowe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

An exhibition of exquisite watercolor and oil paintings by Sean Cavanaugh will be on view in the Lowe Art Museum's exhibition, Sean Cavanaugh: Under the Elders' Gaze, opening October 27. Descended from a line of distinguished painters, Sean Cavanaugh is the grandson of Milton and Sally Avery and the son of March Avery.  (more...)

BWW TV: Susan Moniz of FUN HOME National Tour
by Jeffrey Kare - Oct 12, 2016

Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from October 25th-30th is the national touring production of the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home. (more...)

Jennifer Allen and Steven Blanchard Featured in Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID in Seattle; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

A spectacular new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid kicks off at The 5th Avenue Theatre this holiday season. Featuring the critically acclaimed work of Director Glenn Casale, this beloved tale of a young mermaid's coming-of-age adventure is told like never before. Previously announced casting includes Seattle's own Diana Huey as Ariel and Matthew Kacergis as Prince Eric, with Broadway's Jennifer Allen as Ursula andSteven Blanchard as King Triton. Melvin Abston, Connor Russell and Jamie Torcellini join the cast as Sebastian, Flounder and Scuttle. The 5th Avenue's production will go on to play engagements in cities including Orlando, Cincinnati,Atlanta and Louisville, among others. (more...)

The Apache OpenOffice Project Announces Apache OpenOffice v4.1.3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016


Lyric Opera of Kansas City to Present All-New Co-Production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 59th season with the Lyric Opera debut co-production of Mozart's masterpiece The Marriage of Figaro November 5, 9, 11 and 13 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BLACKBIRD's Michelle Williams in Talks to Play Iconic Rock Star Janis Joplin
by Movies News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

According to Variety, Michelle Williams is in discussions to take on the role of iconic rock star Janis Jopin in Sean Durkin's upcoming biopic JANIS. (more...)

Rufus Norris Announces New Work for the National Theatre in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

New work by Inua Ellams, Ya?l Farber, DC Moore, Lindsey Ferrentino and Nina Raine is announced today by Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre. Four world premieres and two European premieres are further announced as forthcoming productions for the National Theatre in 2017.   (more...)

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