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Arizona Broadway Theatre Announces Lineup For 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) announced its Season 13 lineup to a packed house of invited donors and season subscribers. The eight full-scale productions will appear on the ABT Mainstage for the 2017-2018 season October 2017 through September 20186. (more...)

John Addison and Arvid Larsen to Lead The Heather Brothers' HOLY CRAP at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

King's Head Theatre has announced the cast of Holy Crap, headed up by West End performers John Addison and Arvid Larsen. (more...)

VIDEO: Ari McKay Wilford Sings Unplugged 'Heaven on Their Minds' From JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2017

Ari McKay Wilford, who plays Judas in the upcoming production of Jesus Christ Superstar at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA, recently recording an acoustic version of Heaven on Their Minds. The video was filmed at the Washington National Cathedral. (more...)

Casting Complete for Regeneration Theatre's Revival of KENNEDY'S CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Regeneration Theatre is proud to announce casting for a 2017 revival of Robert Patrick's classic play about the loss of heroes and the impact a single traumatic event can have on a nation - Kennedy's Children. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of the New Musical HOLY CRAP, Coming to King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Nick Thompson Productions & The Heather Brothers present Holy Crap, a sacrilegious new musical comedy puts a sinful spin on evangelical television, featuring book, music & lyrics by The Heather Brothers. Directed by Benji Sperring, Holy Crap is headed up by West End performers John Addison and Arvid Larsen. The show runs 7th June - 8th July, King's Head Theatre, Islington, with press night set for Tuesday 13th June 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Michael Bloomberg, John Legend and Glenn Close to Join Town & Country's Fourth Annual Philanthropy Summit at Hearst Tower on May 9, 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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MOVIES THAT MATTER Film Series Concludes with 'Dead Man Walking'
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Movies that Matter with Hal Conklin Film Series comes to a close this year with a screening of the 1995 film, Dead Man Walking, on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7:00pm. Following the series' theme of teaching audiences about forgiveness, loving others, and loving ourselves while providing a renewed enthusiasm for living life with compassion and grace, Dead Man Walking tells the remarkable story of a prisoner on death row who learns to accept God's love and  come out of hiding. (more...)

BWW Interview: Janique Charles On Joining THE LION KING
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2017

Actress Janique Charles was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago. She moved to the UK to join the touring cast of The Lion King in 2013, and is now playing Nala in the West End production. (more...)

Opera Saratoga Announces Casting and Full Program for 2017 Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region.   (more...)

Comic Ellyn Daniels' Brings Solo Show to Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Stand-up comic, writer, actor and model Ellyn Daniels makes her debut at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival this June with her new show 'Emotional Terrorism'. This one woman stand-up show takes the audience on an intoxicating journey from Orlando to Togo, ballet to bulimia, the runways of Paris to blacking out in Hollywood mansions and sitting on the precipice of suicide, to finding Salvation through stand-up comedy. Daniels puts a hilarious spin on her unapologetic, soul-bearing tale of one girl's journey from humiliation to liberation. 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival participant, 'Emotional Terrorism', presented by Aloysius Productions and directed by Desmond Devenish (actor/director/producer/writer and founder of Gunnison Galaxy, a creative collective), with six performances at The Actors Company (Let Live Theater) in West Hollywood from June 4 - 24. (more...)

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'Will Be Back' for New TERMINATOR Film
by Movies News Desk - May 22, 2017

Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed to Screen Daily that he will be reprising his role in the newest installment of the TERMINATOR franchise, now in development. (more...)

George Rae Presents LIFE IS A CABA-RAE! with Special Guest Soophia Foroughi
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The West End Frenchies are delighted to invite you to your magnifique monthly rendez-vous, and the last show of the season! (more...)

Lyric Stage Adds Two More Productions to 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces the final two plays to complete the 2017-18 Season, Spiro Veloudos' 20th Season as Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

Cool Technologies' 75 kVA MG System Shines at Craftsmen Industries Presentation
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Porters' PERICLES, Running Now in NoHo
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Pericles marks the 24th Shakespearean production for the Porters on their quest to completing the canon. Artistic Director Charles Pasternak returns to the directing chair and Leon Russom to the boards. They last worked together on 2014's production of Henry V, a critical and audience hit, which received Ovation, BroadwayWorld, and Valley Theatre Award nominations. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

MobileCause Honored as Stevie Award Winner in 2017 American Business Awards(SM)
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Blues Rock Guitarist Alex Lopez To Release Highly Anticipated Third Album 'Slowdown'
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Blues rock guitarist Alex Lopez and his band The Xpress will be releasing their eagerly awaited third album titled “Slowdown” on MarEmil Records on May 19th! (more...)

Pacific Symphony to End 2016-17 Season with Mahler's Second Symphony
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

In true fashion, Pacific Symphony ends its 2016-17 season with a concert designed to make a lasting impression. In the spotlight is Mahler's epic Second Symphony, in which the composer ponders nothing less than life, death and transcendence-and in so doing pens some of his most sublime music. (more...)

Utech, McGraw and Wilkinson Star in Chaffin's Barn's SISTER ACT
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 19, 2017

Meggan Utech and Gracie McGraw will make their Chaffin's Barn debuts this summer, joining Barn favorite Martha Wilkinson in Sister Act, the hilarious, five-time Tony Award-nominated musical, opening June 8 and running through July 22. (more...)

'Who's That Girl?' Charts Story Of Self-Discovery Through Faith
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

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4th Annual Fifth Star Honors to Celebrate Common, Steppenwolf and More at Millennium Park
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor four Chicago artists and institutions for their contributions to the city's cultural landscape at the 4th annual Fifth Star Honors presented by Allstate Insurance Company. (more...)

Ellyn Daniels' EMOTIONAL TERRORISM Set for Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Stand-up comic, writer, actor and model Ellyn Daniels makes her debut at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival this June with her new show 'Emotional Terrorism'. (more...)

12 Peers Theater Presents THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) by Will Eno
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

12 Peers Theater presents the first production of their 2017 season, Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno, to be performed at the University of Pittsburgh Studio Theatre June 1-18, 2017. (more...)

Further Shows Announced for EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Check out these great shows coming to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! (more...)

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival Announce Complete Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

LUKE BABYLON, CHRISTIAN MAGICIAN Comes to the Duplex Cabaret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Do you believe in magic? Do you believe in God? Prepare to believe in both! Christian magician Luke Babylon is bringing his unique magical, evangelical performance to Chicago's den of iniquity: New York's Duplex Cabaret Theatre. (more...)

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival Presents FALSTAFF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. (more...)

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Casting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

THE WHO'S TOMMY to Hit Sheffield with New Songs from Pete Townshend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Iconic rock opera Tommy visits the Crucible from Thursday 22 June - Saturday 1 July, featuring two new songs written by legendary lead songwriter of The Who, Pete Townshend. (more...)

Hendersonville Performing Arts Company Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company Presents a Special Presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar opening June 30th and running through July 9th. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays. Come see this 1970's Rock Opera by Andew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice in this not so typical community theater performance. It's a post-apocalyptic take on the story with a modern twist. (more...)

59E59 Theaters Announces 2017 East to Edinburgh Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

59E59 Theaters announces the 2017 line up for the annual EAST TO EDINBURGH festival. EAST TO EDINBURGH begins on Tuesday, July 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 30. (more...)

Kathryn Posin To Create World Premiere For Milwaukee Ballet II
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

KATHRYN POSIN will create a world premiere for Milwaukee Ballet II Program during the 2017-18 season. The ballet will receive its premiere as part of the MOMENTUM Series on February 10, 2018 at the historic Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (more...)

BWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & Beyond
by Tory Gates - Jun 5, 2017

'I think entertaining is what I do, that is what my spirit is called to do, and the blues is kind of like my Salvation. It was a form of music that I felt like it was in me. It is in me to communicate.' (more...)

Diana Vickers to create the role of Kat in SON OF A PREACHER MAN
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 5, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man today announces that X-factor finalist Diana Vickers will create the role of Kat for the 2017 tour of this heart-warming new musical. (more...)

Diana Vickers to Star in SON OF A PREACHER MAN at Manchester Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man today announces that X-factor finalist Diana Vickers will create the role of Kat for the 2017 tour of this heart-warming new musical. (more...)

Madison Lyric Stage Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Madison Lyric Stage will present the iconic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar for 10 performances July 19-30 at the Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society located at 297 Boston Post Road in Madison, CT. Show times are 7:30 for performances Wednesday - Saturday, and 5:30 on Sundays. (more...)

One-Woman Show GOBLIN MARKET Set for 59E59, Edinburgh This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

A haunting folktale of sisterhood, enchantment, and Salvation, Goblin Market is based on the widely popular poem of Christina Rossetti. (more...)

Yarina Gurtner to Bring Moving Love Story EMMA'S BLISS to MITF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

When facing death... What becomes essential in life? EMMA'S BLISS by Claudia Schreiber, with lyrics by Yarina Gurtner and live music by Brandon G. Reilly, is directed by Yarina Gurtner and Christian Scharrer, with musical direction by Yarina Gurtner and Lukas Thoni. The production will play this summer's MITF. (more...)

Debra Stephenson Joins Diana Vickers in SON OF A PREACHER MAN at the New Alexandra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man today announced that Bad Girls and Coronation Street star Debra Stephenson will create the role of Alison in this heart-warming new musical, joining Diana Vickers in the 2017 tour. (more...)

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

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Dark Drama Indie Film HOLME Wraps Production
by Movies News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Out of the Box Productions are wrapping up production on Holme, a dark drama about the deconstruction and Salvation (through unique means) of an American family. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HOLY CRAP, Opening Tonight at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Nick Thompson Productions & The Heather Brothers present Holy Crap, a sacrilegious new musical comedy puts a sinful spin on evangelical television, featuring book, music & lyrics by The Heather Brothers. Directed by Benji Sperring, Holy Crap is headed up by West End performers John Addison and Arvid Larsen. The show runs now through 8th July, King's Head Theatre, Islington, with press night set for tonight 13th June 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Dunkin' Donuts' National Donut Day TraDDition: Free Donut Offer on June 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

As donut lovers ring in National Donut Day this year on Friday, June 2, Dunkin' Donuts is once again sweetening the celebration, heralding the holiday by offering guests a free classic donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage. The offer is good all day on June 2 in store and through On-the-Go Mobile Ordering at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Orlando (more...)

Lena Hall to Celebrate the Power of Art at St. Ann's Warehouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse has announced its 2017 gala, which will feature a special concert, created for the occasion, by Tony Award-winner and GRAMMY Award-nominee Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, How to Transcend a Happy Marriage), Monday, June 5, at the "stunning" (New York Magazine) waterfront theater in Brooklyn Bridge Park. (more...)

Military Veterans in the Classroom Honored in anticipation of National Teacher Appreciation Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES Audience Engagement Events Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The current state of criminal justice and incarceration in Illinois will be discussed following two performances of Not About Nightingales - the play Tennessee Williams wrote in response to a real-life 1938 atrocity in which four inmates of a Philadelphia prison were literally roasted to death. (more...)

BWW Interview: Counter-Productions Theatre Company's Creative Team Previews LONELY PLANET
by Veronica Bruscini - Apr 25, 2017

Counter-Productions Theatre Company closes the 2016-17 Season with a staging of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET. (more...)

Warner Bros' Zazi Pope Announced as Distinguished Honoree for Big Sunday's 2nd Annual Gala
by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Leaders in entertainment, business, philanthropy, and the arts will gather at the 2nd Annual Big Sunday Gala on Thursday evening, April 27th to celebrate three distinguished honorees – Zazi Pope, Kara Corwin and Tichenor & Thorp Architects. (more...)

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