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Broadhurst Theatre (New York, NY)
235 W. 44th St.

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Based on the novel Seventeen by Booth Tarkington

Tanne Foundation Announces 2016 Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Seven outstanding artists from across the country have received Tanne Foundation Awards for 2016.  Now in its eighteenth year, the foundation is pleased to make this announcement as a means of underscoring the importance of its mission to support individual artists with unrestricted funding. The awards, totaling $55,000, honor seven artists in recognition of their artistic achievements as well as one artist-run organization which has presented exceptional work for over 39 years.   (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Reveals its Spring 2017 Season, Including Three Major New Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith are delighted to announce their Spring 2017 season, a diverse and eclectic programme of major new works featuring national and international collaborations. Following the Lyric Hammersmith's much-loved annual pantomime, Aladdin, which closes the winter season, Fantastic Mr Fox, a co-production with Nuffield and Curve, will launch itself on to the Lyric stage early in the new year. This fresh musical adaption of the classic story, full of family fun, coincides with the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth. (more...)

Dr. Barbara Sinor Releases New Novel, FINDING DESTINY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Inspirational Self-Help Author Dr. Barbara Sinor Publishes Debut Novel Dr. Barbara Sinor, renowned author of six inspirational, self-help books, has stepped into the world of fiction with her debut novel Finding Destiny (Loving Healing Press, 2016). Now retired from counseling and gifting the public with her six non-fiction spiritually inspired self-help books, Sinor digs into writing a poetic tale of fiction that brings her readers nuances of metaphysical instruction and a splash of women's reproductive rights support. Finding Destiny is primarily a women's novel, but there will be many men interested in this book of romance and mystery as two women unravel the challenges on their paths. The story develops with Luana, a retired psychotherapist living in southern California, who discovers a novel about a teenager living in England during the 1970s, who has been raped. As Luana devours the book, she and the young woman each share their search for the innermost harbor of women's life choices. The Seventeen year old British teen is searching for love. She discovers that her choices on her life journey direct her to explore the laws of metaphysics, trusting the right path will appear before her. Luana brings her knowledge of spirituality to embrace the struggles of the young women's life, and then realizes her own life path has crossed similar challenges. Even though these two women live in separate countries and bridge many decades in time, their individual exploration of metaphysics, spirituality, and women's rights culminates in a mysterious friendship. Finding Destiny contains two main themes. The storyline subtly conveys the issues surrounding pregnancy and women's reproductive rights. The book also addresses and references the many ways we can learn about manifesting our lives, or to quote a well known phase, how to co-create our reality. Sinor uses profound poetic prose in the book to lead her readers into captivating visuals, which propels each character though their ever-changing lives. After completing the first few pages of this exceptional novel, readers will react viscerally and strain forward to discover each character's journey. Praise for Finding Destiny 'Finding Destiny nudges us gently to continue our journey of finding our own personal destiny.' -Barbara Patterson, Soul Matters Radio, Germany 'Finding Destiny is an engaging book, exploring connections of people separated by time and space. As a woman who has experienced unplanned pregnancy, I was especially appreciative of the exploration of this theme.' -Juanita Emery, M.A., Health Practitioner 'Finding Destiny is the story of two women whose challenges and triumphs mirror each other in many ways. It is also about transformation and how to achieve it. Through this fictional story, Sinor offers an introduction to metaphysical principles that become the foundation for both women's strength and power.' -Reverend Margaret Flick, Unity Minister 'Finding Destiny goes beneath the skin; down to the internal turmoil and sacrifices of two women a half century and oceans apart as they, with their best conscience, make life changing and altering decisions.' -Mary Catherine O'Heart, RN Book Info: Title: Finding Destiny Author: Dr. Barbara Sinor Publisher: Marvelous Spirit Press Publication Date: September 2016 Genre: Visionary Fiction Pages: 250 ISBN: #978-1-61599-299-7 [Paperback] #978-1-61599-301-7 [eBook] Contact: Victor Volkman, Publisher: 888-761-6268 or Ingram Book Distributors (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond, Darren Criss, Molly Ringwald and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly lineup of performances from September 7 - 18, 2016. Scroll down, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Amy Wade To Screen Directorial Debut, 'Condo Hell'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Rhode Island's celebrated independent thriller, Condo Hell, will have a special celebrity red carpet event screening on Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 9:00pm at Hollywood's RIP HORROR FILM FESTIVAL held at the Vintage Los Feliz 3 Cinemas in Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Sundance Film Festival Award Winning Feature Film 'First Girl I Loved' to Give Away a Trip to the LA Premiere With Its 'First Person I Loved' Contest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

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Abbi Scott Releases New Single to Country Radio via Play MPE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2016

Country sweetheart and singer-songwriter Abbi Scott just released her latest single, “Love Wasn't Ready for Me” to country radio via PlayMPE. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra to Honor Violist Robert Vernon with 2016 Distinguished Service Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Robert Vernon, former principal violist of The Cleveland Orchestra and now holding the title Principal Viola Emeritus, will receive The Cleveland Orchestra's twenty-first annual Distinguished Service Award. (more...)

Ars Nova to Host 'Off Color Salon Series' for UNDERGROUND RAILROAD GAME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Presented in conjunction with the New York premiere of Underground Railroad Game, Ars Nova presents the Off Color Salon Series which features artists, scholars, writers and community leaders in post-show discussions examining race, sexuality and education. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes Alive at Saenger
by Tara Bennett - Sep 22, 2016

The Saenger Theatre kicked off its 2016 Broadway in New Orleans season with the classic musical "THE SOUND OF MUSIC," this week, and after the opening performance, Canal Street was just as alive as Maria's beloved hills as patrons sang songs from the musical on their way home. (more...)

BWW Preview: Jersey Fresh Grand Harvest Wine Festival at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm 10/1 and 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The Garden State Wine Growers Association (GSWGA) will hold its Jersey Fresh Grand Harvest Wine Festival at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morristown, Saturday and Sunday, October 1st and 2nd. (more...)

Arizona Department of Transport chooses 1Spatial Technology to Validate its State-Wide Road Network
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

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Liddy Clark's Single PAINTED BY NUMBERS Premieres On Radio Disney Country This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

 18-year-old Liddy Clark's debut single “Painted By Numbers” had airplay premiere on Radio Disney Country this week. The song, written by Clark, is an anthem of self-love relatable to all, whether you are a high school student or attending your high school reunion. The lyric video for “Painted By Numbers” premiered on Celeb Secrets Country earlier this month. Click here to watch the lyric video for “Painted By Numbers.” (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/19/2016 - Celebrity Game Night and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 19, 2016

Today's big news: Laura Benanti, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Andrew Rannells and more gather for Honest Accomplice Theatre's celebrity game night benefit! (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC's 'Liesl' Charmian Carr Dies at 73
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2016

'Liesl' from the Sound of Music, Charmian Carr, has died of complications from a rare form of dementia at the age of 73. (more...)

Top UK Theatre Award Nominates ATG Theatre Managers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Two Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) General Managers have been nominated for a UK Theatre Award, the only nationwide awards to honour creative excellence and the outstanding achievement seen on and off stage throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. (more...)

Temple Theaters Opens with Lynn Nottage's CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 16, 2016

Temple Theaters opens its 49th anniversary season with Crumbs from the Table of Joy by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynne Nottage. Directed by Lee Kenneth Richardson, this memory play is a thought-provoking coming-of-age story set in 1950s New York City. Featuring a small cast of undergraduate and graduate student actors the production runs September 21 - October 2 in Temple University's Randall Theater. (more...)

Moving Image to Screen Complete Kieslowski Retrospective This Fall
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image will present the most comprehensive U.S. retrospective of all of the Polish director's features, short films, early documentary work, and a marathon viewing of the Dekalog, from October 7 through November 6, 2016. The series will also include four posthumous works based on Kieslowski's unproduced screenplays. (more...)

Marshall James Pens BEING BROKE MAKES NO SENSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

'Being Broke Makes No Sense: The Secrets to Supernatural Abundance in the Kingdom': a powerful roadmap that hands the keys of life to enable God's people to unlock the true desire God has for them. 'Being Broke Makes No Sense: The Secrets to Supernatural Abundance in the Kingdom' is the creation of published author, Marshall James, a multi-gifted leader who has served over Seventeen years as an officer in the United States Armed Forces. He is a speaker, entrepreneur, and author who has a passion for helping people discover the Kingdom of God inside them. (more...)

Robert Morey Releases THE LAST SPARROW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Robert Morey, a freelance writer now living in New York State, has completed his new book 'The Last Sparrow': a humbling story of the coming-of-age of an orphaned homeless youth in a city devoid of opportunity. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Betty Buckley and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for September 14-25, 2016. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

IF/THEN's Anthony Rapp to Attend Reeling Film Festival in Chicago
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Chicago Filmmakers and Showtime Networks have announced that Broadway legend Anthony Rapp, from the original casts of Rent and If/Then, will attend the 34th edition of Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Santino Fontana, Tony Yazbeck, Rachel York and More to Perform at 2nd Annual BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS for CCFA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The second annual spectacular evening of wonderful entertainment by Broadway's brightest singing the wonderful standards and hits sung by the late, great Nancy LaMott on the 21st anniversary of her death, to benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America will take place on Monday, October 24, at 6 PM at the Copacabana, 268 West 47th Street, New York City. (more...)

International Author Kevin E. Hatt Releases New Crime Mystery
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

When asked to look into the death of a man in a town known for pagan connections, Haszard quickly makes progress, and it isn't long before matters become dangerous. With little to work with, Haszard makes progress, yet the task is a daunting one, and not everyone he encounters is friendly. Collating interesting and significant information from various sources along the way, Haszard has to link factors linked with the past, and as he does so, he realizes that in order to save someone from certain death, he is in a race against time. Book Details: Full Circle A Haszard Narrative By Kevin E. Hatt Publisher: Koehler Books Release Date: September 1, 2016 ISBN: 978-1633933385 ASIN: B01JK5Z0XC Pages: 248 Genre: Mystery, Crime, Black Comedy Other books in the A Haszard Narrative series include: A Light in the Darkness (ASIN: B00HP4BB1G), Maps, Legends and Misdemeanours (ISBN: 978-1493688234), Phoenix from the Flame (ISBN: 978-1496128355), The Heirloom Repository (ISBN: 978-1499518139), Race for the Prize (ISBN: 978-1499713886) and No Reason for Insanity (ISBN: 978-1633932456). About The Author: Kevin E. Hatt is the author of the Haszard series of narratives. His interest in writing began at school, and he carried it on into his twenties, writing for fun. He wrote the first two Haszard stories in the late eighties, but shelved the project until 2009, when he revived and updated it, going on to write Seventeen stories. With the stories having been well received by friends, Kevin published the first five books, and after good reviews is furthering the project. In 1984 he commenced his training as an Operating Department Practitioner, rising to the height of deputy head, before leaving the profession in 1999 to pursue his other love, that of art. Kevin worked as an art consultant, demonstrator, teacher, retailer and framer, but returned to the medical profession in 2010. His main passions are cricket, running, humour, ale and curries. He lives with his wife of twenty-five years and his twenty-three-year-old daughter. Kevin has never been to Ipswich. Or Scunthorpe. Contact Information: Kevin E. Hatt Email: k.hatt6 (at) hotmail.co.uk Website: http://www.kevin-e-hatt.co.uk/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/KevinEHatt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kevin-E-Hatt-Author-776502679078110/ (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Raise the Curtain on Season 34 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

On December 4, 1956, an extraordinary twist of fate brought music icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jennifer Weber - I Can Do That: A CHORUS LINE Review
by Guest Blogger: Jennifer Weber - Jul 27, 2016

5,6,7,8… Everyone start stretching and get out your headshots, A Chorus Line is a part of the summer season at the Hemmens and it couldn't be more exciting! While the audience begins to find their seats and chatter still fills the room, the show begins with the cast arriving to the audition. Some are stretching, chatting with friends, and of course taking selfies. In other musicals I would think, what is happening? But with A Chorus Line this production is all about the audition process and the little things matter. The design team had an easy time with this one compared to last summer's Rent production. The stage is set like it would appear any time of day with lights in the wings, chairs scattered off to the side, and four individual mirrors that three appear to be transparent (and make for some interesting dance numbers). (more...)

BWW Review: OC's Segerstrom Center Welcomes Delightful New THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour
by Michael L. Quintos - Jul 27, 2016

A surprisingly well-done, beautifully-paced production that feels like a truly fresh revival of something many of us have forever seared in our brains, this brand new, Jack O'Brien-helmed national tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC---now on stage at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through July 31---is a resplendent enterprise that is equal parts heartwarming nostalgia and entertaining, feel-good theater. Say what you will about how hokey and old-fashioned this show may be now... but I, for one, truly adored it. Besides its lovely visuals, this new revival has made a wonderful discovery in Kerstin Anderson, who plays a spunky, utterly charming version of everyone's favorite nun-turned-nanny Maria. (more...)

Musical-Themed LA LA LAND & More Set for 2016 Toronto Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

It was announced today that The 41st edition of the Toronto International Film Festival will open with THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN. (more...)

Broadway's HOLIDAY INN Cast Set for 'Making Of' Event at The Museum of Jewish Heritage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein, An Imagem Company will continue to celebrate Irving Berlin - the iconic American songwriter behind 'God Bless America,' 'White Christmas,' 'There's No Business Like Show Business' and countless others - with a special evening 'The Making of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical' at The Museum of Jewish Heritage on Tuesday, August 2. (more...)

Ariana Grande & More Set for 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

iHeartMedia announced today the lineup for the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival - the legendary concert event which re-writes radio history year after year through powerful and unforgettable performances, taking place on September 23 and 24 at Las Vegas' newest entertainment venue (more...)

Amy Oestreicher Brings Hit One-Woman Musical, GUTLESS AND GRATEFUL to New York this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

GUTLESS & GRATEFUL: Gutless & Grateful is the one-woman musical autobiography of Amy Oestreicher, who takes her audience on a comedic journey of hope, resilience and gratitude after a blood clot caused her stomach to literally explode at 18 years old.  (more...)

Barbara Cook, 54 SINGS HAIR and More Slated for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Hailee Steinfeld Stars in THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

STX Entertainment has premiered THE EDGE OF Seventeen Red Band trailer featuring Hailee Steinfeld. Written and directed by Kelly Fremon Craig, the film hits theaters on September 30, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW Is A Pure Delight
by Barry Lenny - Jul 15, 2016

This is a family show in every sense of the term, and you will not forget it in a hurry. (more...)

(re)Discover Theatre Presents FAREWELL MY FRIEND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Farewell My Friend: The Tragic Romance of Star-Crossed Lovers plunges audiences into an immersive world of fated love. As you travel through multiple rooms, your exploration of the paralleled tragedies Romeo & Juliet and Tristan & Iseult begins to unfold. Discover secret plots, become exposed to raw, inner truths, and share an intimate connection with the characters. Using an equal blend of Shakespeare's text and devised movement, Farewell My Friend activates an expansive new perspective on well-known stories that resonate through time and transcend language. (more...)

Oxygen to Premiere New Series STRUT from Whoopi Goldberg, 9/20
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Oxygen Media is granting you backstage access with the new original series STRUT premiering Tuesday, September 20 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Nicole Frederick is recognized by Continental Who's Who
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

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Brand New London Theatre The Bunker To Open in Southwark
by Marianka Swain - Aug 30, 2016

A brand new theatre, named The Bunker, is opening in a former underground car park in Southwark Street and is set to be the capital's newest contemporary Off-West End venue.  Behind this exciting venture are emerging creatives Joel Fisher and Joshua McTaggart. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE HUMANS' Arian Moayed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

In this week's edition, we caught up with Arian Moayed, who stars as 'Richard Saad' in THE HUMANS, playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (more...)

OTHELLO, Starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo, Sets Dates at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced performance and ticket on-sale dates for OTHELLO, directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home). OTHELLO will begin previews on Tuesday, November 22and open on Monday, December 12 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) for a limited run through Wednesday, January 18, 2017. (more...)

FRANKENSTEIN, I AND YOU and More Set for NDFTT's 2016-17 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces four productions for its 2016/17 theatre season.  (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Continues 40th Anniversary Season with the One Man Tour de Force, THURGOOD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

'This election year, as we exercise our civic responsibility to choose our future leadership, what better instruction and inspiration do we have than this, to attend to the true story of an American who made our nation, and our world, a more hopeful place to be?" - Tom Key, Artistic Director, Theatrical Outfit (more...)

Smuin Launches 23rd Season With World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Smuin kicks off its 23rd season with the Bay Area tour of Dance Series 01 showcasing the diverse styles of this contemporary American ballet company. The program features Madness, Rack, and Honey, a world premiere by acclaimed choreographer Garrett Ammon. Also on the program is the West Coast's first look at Stanton Welch's critically praised Indigo, which examines the vagaries of romantic relationships as four couples come together, fall in love, fight, and exchange partners. Rounding out the bill is the timely return of Michael Smuin's Stabat Mater, a powerful response to the events of 9/11. It is presented by Smuin in observance of the 15th anniversary of this most significant event of the new century, with a message of hope in the face of challenges.  (more...)

HMD Global Appoints Pekka Rantala as Chief Marketing Officer to Re-Launch Nokia-Branded Mobile Phones
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

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Selfies and Sexting on the Old Fitz Stage in Australian Premiere of 4 MINUTES 12 SECONDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Outhouse Theatre Company, in association with Red Line Productions, returns to the Old Fitz Theatre to present the Australian Premiere of the Olivier Award nominated play 4 Minutes 12 Seconds by James Fritz. After a highly successful season of The Aliens in 2015 that received rave reviews and three Sydney Theatre Awards nominations, the same creative team will reunite to stage "a morally terrifying drama for the age of the selfie and sexting" (London Evening Standard). (more...)

BWW Review: Culture Matters! Silk Road Ensemble Enthralls Capacity Crowd at Blossom
by Roy Berko - Aug 15, 2016

It was a soggy night at Blossom, but neither the rain nor the humidity dampened the enthusiasm of the crowd that filled the pavilion and covered much of the lawn for the Saturday, August 13 evening concert of the Silk Road Ensemble. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Takes On A New And Dramatic Look
by Barry Lenny - Aug 15, 2016

This production has it all. (more...)

BWW Review: Playful, Joyous MAMMA MIA! Rocks MSMT Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 12, 2016

The electric, near ecstatic atmosphere in Brunswick's Pickard Theater last night more closely resembled that of a rock concert than a theatre company opening. For months in advance, the sold out box office has signaled the joyful anticipation of Maine State Music Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia! - one of the first regionally for the blockbuster Broadway hit. But anticipation aside, it is the delivery here that is the story: a stunningly executed, intelligently staged, deliciously performed rendition of the 2001 long running ABBA musical that transformed the intimate Pickard Theater into a boisterous celebration. (more...)

COMMUNITY HEARTS to Continue 'Potentials' Series at The Playhouse San Antonio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

On Sunday, August 28th, The Playhouse San Antonio will present its next installment in their Playhouse Potentials series, 'Community Hearts' by local playwrights Rebecca McCarty and Jay Brandon, in The Cellar Theater. (more...)

Phillip James Brannon to Lead 'NAT TURNER', While David Wilson Barnes, Finn Wittrock & More Join NYTW's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) just announced full casting for the first two shows of the 2016/17 season, NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM and OTHELLO. (more...)

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