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Road to Opening Week 12: Matt Armet on 3 Weeks to A CHORUS LINE at Stratford
by Guest Blogger: Matt Armet - May 9, 2016

We've now completed six previews. I love this time of year because no two shows are alike. After each matinee preview we rehearse on stage from 5:30-9:30p.m. Boy, do we have fun in those rehearsals, especially from 8:30-9:30p.m., or as we like to call it 'the witching hour.' (more...)

Harris W. Mobley Shares CAMPFIRES OF CRACKER TOM
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Harris W. Mobley, a longtime Professor and administrator at Georgia Southern University, completed the book 'Campfires of Cracker Tom' prior to his passing in 2010: The book is a moving and colorful tale of 'Cracker Tom' and his values, contradictions, and failures. (more...)

Print Room at the Coronet & Gare St Lazare Ireland to Host Samuel Beckett Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

To celebrate Samuel Beckett's work, Print Room at the Coronet and the international, award-winning company and unparalleled Beckett champions, Gare St Lazare Ireland, will present a three-week festival exploring Samuel Beckett's prose across the disciplines of theatre, music and visual art from 17 May - 5 June 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: EPAC Delivers a Classic HELLO, DOLLY!
by Marakay Rogers - May 5, 2016

You know it. You love it. You want to sing along to it. Hello, boys, Dolly's back. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Names 2050 Fellows for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2016/17 Season 2050 Fellowship. The playwrights are Beto O'Byrne, Ming Peiffer, and Francis Weiss Rabkin and the directors are Danny Sharron, Stevie Walker-Webb, and Mo Zhou. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Coming to Perth
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Producers Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian, John Frost and the Really Useful Group today announced that the world's favourite musical, The Sound of Music, will come to Perth later this year, completing a highly successful national tour. The lavish London Palladium production will play at the Crown Theatre, Perth from 14 September for a strictly limited season. Following sell out seasons at Sydney's Capitol Theatre and Brisbane's Lyric Theatre, The Sound of Music will open at Melbourne's Regent Theatre on 13 May and play at the Festival Theatre in Adelaide from 9 August, before it heads to Perth. (more...)

BWW Interview: Von Stade, Aldrich Sing Out on Heggie's 'Great Scott' - Part 1
by Erica Miner - May 4, 2016

I caught up with stars Kate Aldrich and Frederica von Stade at the SDO offices downtown (more...)

Runway Theatre Troupe Campaigns to Help Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING Perform at 2016 Tony Awards
by Kyle Christopher West - May 27, 2016

Runway Theatre's production of Spring Awakening will continue to sing the song of purple summer as they begin to collect donations to aid in the effort to send the cast of Deaf West's Spring Awakening to the Tony Awards. Beginning with this Friday's performance, Runway Theatre patrons will be able to donate money that will go towards allowing the Deaf West cast to perform on the 2016 Tony Awards. (more...)

Hon. Dr. Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith to Receive Inaugural Conscious Visionary Award at Illuminate Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The Honorable Dr. Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith, a pioneer in the world of conscious cinema and founder of the culturally, racially and spiritually diverse trans-demoninational Agape International Spiritual Center, will receive the inaugural Conscious Visionary Award at the 2016 Illuminate Film Festival following the world premiere of Love, Sweat and Tears at 7 p.m. on June 3 at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Tele2 AB: Tele2 to provide 1-Fleet Alliance with IoTservices across Europe
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

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Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Monday, May 30, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, May 30, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at Runway Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - May 22, 2016

In 2007, Dunken Sheik and Steven Sater's rock musical SPRING AWAKENING took home eight of the eleven Tony Awards it was nominated for, including the coveted Best Musical award. It was bold, new, edgy - and it caught the hearts and minds of everyone who saw it. Although the current local production at Runway Theatre is unlikely to be held to the same standards, the audience reaction to the company's opening night performance was every bit as excited about the show as the audiences in New York. (more...)

The Author Who Walked Away from $1 Million Deal to Bet on Himself and Created the Must-Read Book of the Summer, Shocking the Publishing World
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

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THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Coming to King's Theatre, Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The National Theatre has confirmed dates and venues for the 2017 tour of its multi-award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling book by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott.   (more...)

New Tickets for THE SOUND OF MUSIC in Adelaide Released Today
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Due to extraordinary demand, new tickets have been released today for the Adelaide season of the world's favourite musical, The Sound of Music. The lavish London Palladium production will commence in Adelaide at the Festival Theatre on 9 August this year. Tickets are on sale for performances until 2 September 2016. (more...)

Lee Latchford-Evans Joins Cast of EUROBEAT at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Lee Latchford-Evans, who became famous in the 90s through the pop band Steps, is announced to play Nikolae Nikovsky to jointly host EUROBEAT Moldova at this year's Edinburgh Fringe production. (more...)

GlassRoots to Host 2016 Business Plan Competition and Trade Fair in Newark
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Newark, NJ -- Greater Newark high school students who have spent the last academic year creating their own glass art and an accompanying business plan for marketing and selling their one-of-a-kind pieces will showcase their work at GlassRoots' annual Business Plan Competition and Trade Fair on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 4:30 pm at Science Park High School, 260 Norfolk St, Newark, NJ in the First Floor Atrium/Media Center. (more...)

Coldwell Banker Realtor Rich Alpers Celebrates Silver Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

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BWW Review: Quiara Alegria Hudes' Warm and Inviting DAPHNE'S DIVE Is Worth A Visit
by Michael Dale - May 16, 2016

The Pulitzer-winner's new play takes on the familiar scenario of bar regulars forming a family. (more...)

BWW Review: Bullying Survivor LISA JASON Sings Her Story 'Beautifully' at the Laurie Beechman
by Victoria Ordin - May 16, 2016

“I . . . am a survivor,” Lisa Jason announces solemnly near the beginning of her poignant new cabaret show, Bullied to Beautiful, which premiered in its present incarnation last Wednesday night (it originally debuted last October at the Metropolitan Room) at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Uprooted at seven from Long Island to a small, homogenous, anything-but-friendly town on Cape Cod, Jason encountered relentless physical and verbal abuse at the hands of “blue-eyed, blonde-haired” kids “with alligators on their shirts.” (more...)

BWW Review: HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL a Big Hit With the Film's Fans
by Paul Batterson - May 14, 2016

If it were a high school student, HEATHERS would've been voted 'Least Likely To Become A MUSICAL.' Released in 1988, the dark comedy about an outsider's plot of murderous revenge against the popular kids' clique almost seems like a backlash to the sunnier view of high school life like THE BREAKFAST CLUB (1985), PRETTY IN PINK (1986) and FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF (1986). (more...)

Review Roundup: DO I HEAR A WALTZ? Opens at Encores!
by Review Roundups - May 12, 2016

DO I HEAR A WALTZ? will run for seven performances at City Center, now through May 15. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW Review: Rodgers and Sondheim's DO I HEAR A WALTZ? Elegantly Presented By Encores!
by Michael Dale - May 12, 2016

The 1965 musical version of Arthur Laurents' THE TIME OF THE CUCKOO is the only Rodgers and Sondheim musical. (more...)

Craig Morgan to Celebrate CD Release with Free Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Craig Morgan gives a lot to his fans and his community, but he's about to give even more when he hosts the FREE Craig Morgan...And A Whole Lot More concert to celebrate the release of his upcoming album, A Whole Lot More To Me. (more...)

Underground Music Hang THE AFTER PARTY Set for Rockwood Music Hall on 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

The After Party was created out of an aspiration to foster a centralized nexus for the city's far-flung working-class musicians who had been yearning for an opportunity to network, perform, and simply "let loose." The After Party is simply the most prolific musical hang the downtown music scene has seen in years.  (more...)

Groupon U.S. Pizza Team Hits Italy, World Pizza Championship, With Success Roadmap
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The Groupon U.S. Pizza Team (USPT) is preparing to compete in the international pizza equivalent of the World Series, Super Bowl and Olympics all rolledand stretched and spuninto one. Seventeen pizza chefs representing pizzerias from New York City to Tucson, Arizona, will journey next month to Parma, Italy, and the World Pizza Championships April 11-13. The Viale dele Esposizioni will be the arena bustling with the sounds, movements and many languages of 600 competitors from around the world. They'll test their cooking and dough-handling skills in three days of intense pizza combat. (more...)

SHOW CHOIR THE MUSICAL Makes Canada Premiere Tonight, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Show Choir - The Musical premieres in Canada tonight, April 30, 2016 featuring the Winnipeg Studio Theatre Adult Ensemble. The performance will take place at 8:00pm CDT for one night only at The Met Entertainment Centre- 281 Donald Street in Winnipeg, MB Canada. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at winnipegstudiotheatre.com. (more...)

BWW Review: Undeniably Tuneful THE SOUND OF MUSIC at The Fox Theatre
by Chris Gibson - Apr 29, 2016

Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC is still popular today, and there's really no need to wonder why. The songs are undeniably familiar, and the story and characters go through a number of compelling moments. However, it does require a good, solid cast and sharp direction to live up to the expectations of all those folks who have seen the 1965 film over and over and over again. Thankfully, this touring company currently playing The Fox Theatre (through May 8, 2016) is more than up to the task. This classic still has its many charms. and holds up remarkably well despite its age and overexposure in various forms over the years. (more...)

Bakdraff Releases New Album that Documents Steel City Struggles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

'The Vault' is the latest release from Bakdraff Entertainment. Seventeen tracks long, it features music that was created by six music producers and 16 artists over the course of several years. (more...)

BWW Review: BOY, Almeida Theatre, April 13 2016
by Tom Cox - Apr 27, 2016

Leo Butler brings to the stage a day in the life of an aimless, moneyless, Seventeen-year-old boy with nowhere really to go. Despite this lack of action, the result is a hypnotic, moving play which lives in both the cavernous scale of London and the tiny circumnavigation of the marginalised Liam. (more...)

Alan Ayckbourn's HERO'S WELCOME & CONFUSIONS to Run in Rep as Part of Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

59E59 Theaters will welcome the Stephen Joseph Theatre back to Brits Off Broadway with the NYC premieres of HERO'S WELCOME and CONFUSIONS, written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Continue 12th Season with HAMLET, Starring Arian Moayed & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Tom Ridgely, on Monday May 2nd at 7:30pm, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson).  Featured in the cast will be Arian Moayed (Tony Award nomination, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) along with Mohammad Aghebati, Amir Arison, Brendan Averett, Cary Donaldson, Abraham Makany,  Seth Numrich, Debargo Sanyal, Babak Tafti, Faran Tahir, Sheila Vand, Bernard White, and more.  Tickets may be purchased online at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

Jennifer Hudson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Leslie Odom Jr. & More to Present at BC/EFA's 30th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

The 30th annual edition of Easter Bonnet Competition will feature performances by more than 230 Broadway and Off-Broadway singers and dancers, the Broadway Inspirational Voices and a stellar lineup of Broadway favorites, all celebrating six weeks of fundraising efforts by company members of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring productions. (more...)

doTERRA Wellness Advocates Organize Special Needs Baseball League
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Seventeen years ago, doTERRA Wellness Advocate Carma Brown started the Little League Challenger Division, to give children and teenagers with special needs a chance to play baseball with their peers. Carma was motivated to start the organization because of her special needs brother, Darren. Shortly after starting the Challenger league, Carma met Kelli Hamilton, a mother of a special needs child. Together, these two friends have worked together to run the Challenger baseball league in the Grand Junction, Colo. area since 1998. While the league started with 10 players and two teams, it now consists of 72 players on eight teams. All of the coaches and 'buddies' who help the special needs players are volunteersmany of whom are high school, junior college, and college athletes. (more...)

BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER - Farcical Felonious Fun at Ahmanson Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Apr 22, 2016

Occasionally we venture beyond the borders of Ventura County to see what is going on in Los Angeles, and on this occasion, we couldn't resist taking in a performance of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, which is currently playing at the Ahmanson Theatre downtown. The 2013 show won Tonys for Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical after its initial Broadway run and is now currently on its first national tour. (more...)

NYTW's 2016-17 Season Will Include Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo-Led OTHELLO & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) has just announced its complete 2016/17 Season. The season will kick-off in Fall 2016 with NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM by NYTW 2050 Fellow Nathan Alan Davis(Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea), directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian (The Convert). It is followed by the previously announced production of William Shakespeare's OTHELLO, directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home) and featuring David Oyelowo (Royal Shakespeare Company's The Histories, Selma) in the title role and Daniel Craig (Betrayal, Spectre) as 'Iago', in Winter 2016. Spring 2017 will bring THE OBJECT LESSON, by Geoff Sobelle (all wear bowlers), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect David Neumann (Restless Eye), with scenic installation by Steven Dufala. The season will conclude with NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory, directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar (The Mysteries). Performance schedules, casting and full creative teams will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Marty Thomas Presents DIVA to Feature JERSEY BOYS' Michael Longoria Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Marty Thomas Presents DIVA is in its 4th strong year of residency at Industry Bar in midtown Manhattan. It's the CATS of NYC nightlife, come see why! There's a brand new live vocal concert every Monday at 11, never a cover charge. This week's cast features Samia Mounts, Brie Cassil and Samantha Duvall. (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET Presents a Classical CINDERELLA Filled With Imagination And Wonder
by Marsha Volgyi - Apr 19, 2016

At the Florence Gould Hall, just a two avenues away from The Plaza, my April 17, 2016 morning began. Parents, family, friends, and above all, children were ready to see New York Theatre Ballet's (NYTB) version of Cinderella at 11 AM. Many little girls were dressed to impress as the fairy tale character, while the boys were looking good in their Sunday best. For them, this would be animation come to life. (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - Week of 4/11
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Below, check out quotables from NBC's 'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' for the week of April 11 – April 15. (more...)

Emoji Musical Premieres in LA Next Month; Watch the Trailer Now!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

A teaser trailer has been released for Emojiland, a new musical premiering as a special concert event in Los Angeles next month.  The show features Seventeen original songs and an award-winning powerhouse cast of Hollywood and Broadway renown. (more...)

Illuminate Film Festival Sets 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The 2016 Illuminate Film Festival, which takes place June 1 – 5 in Sedona announced today the official line up of films for the 3rd annual event. The only film festival of its kind, the Illuminate Film Festival offers a collection of over 20 feature length and short films from around the world, exploring the year's best in conscious cinema, as well as eye opening and thought provoking panels and conversations that will expand minds and inspire dialogue. (more...)

BWW Feature: ATCA Presentation Closes Out 40th Humana Festival
by Keith Waits - Apr 15, 2016

ATCA Presentation Closes Out 40th Humana Festival (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Will Mount NYC Premiere of Kander & Pierce Musical KID VICTORY, New Plays During 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

A new musical by John Kander and Gregory Pierce, KID VICTORY, along with the new plays THIS DAY FORWARD by Nicky Silver and CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? by Gina Gionfriddo, will be produced by the Vineyard Theatre during the 2016-2017 season, it has been announced by the company's Artistic Directors, Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern. Vineyard Theatre is located at 108 E. 15 St. in New York City. (more...)

Alena Willroth Wins Museum of Arts and Design's Inaugural LOOT Acquisition Prize
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Shannon R. Stratton, Chief Curator of the Museum of Arts and Design, announced this week that designer Alena Willroth has been awarded the inaugural LOOT Acquisition Prize on the occasion of the sixteenth edition of LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, the Museum's annual exhibition and sale of designs by international emerging and acclaimed jewelry artists. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer, Art for Rodney Hicks's New American Tragedy NC-17.
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2016

NC-17. is a new American tragedy written and conceived by Rodney Hicks, featuring music by indie singer-songwriter Justin Jude Carroll. Below, check out a new trailer for NC-17., featuring the show's new graphic design! The NC-17 website -- www.ncSeventeen.net -- has also been updated with new interactive features on the journey, characters, the soundtrack, and a web journal tracking progress on the piece. (more...)

TV One Unveils 'Audacious' Schedule of Programming at Annual Upfront Presentation
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Showcasing its new look and feel to the advertising sales community, TV One unveiled an audacious schedule of programming during its annual Upfront presentation at the Helen Mills Event Space and Theatre this morning. (more...)

Thomas Nickell to Make UK Debut with London Premiere of David Matthews' Piano Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Seventeen year-old pianist and Young Steinway Artist Thomas Nickell makes his much-anticipated UK debut Saturday 9th - Saturday 16th July at Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon, with the London premiere of the rarely heard David Matthews' Piano Concerto, Op. 111. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Continue 12th Season with THE WOMAN HATER, Featuring Veanne Cox & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with Frances Burney's The Woman Hater, directed by Everett Quinton,  on Monday April 18th at 7:30pm, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson).  Featured in the cast will be Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox, Clifton Duncan, Laura Esterman, Susannah Flood, Emily Gardner Hall, Susan Heyward, Matthew Saldivar, Auden Thornton, Sam Tsoutsouvas, Jenne Vath, Nick Westrate, and more.  Tickets may be purchased online at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

UK Sensation MY MAD FAT DIARY Now Streaming on HULU
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Streaming NOW on HULU, the TV show MY MAD FAT DIARY is already a sensation in the UK and has developing a cult following in the US. (more...)

LISA JASON Presents Intensely Personal Show BULLIED TO BEAUTIFUL at Laurie Beechman Theatre, 5/11 at 7 pm
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

When accomplished concert singer and cabaret performer Lisa Jason was a child, her family moved from Long Island, New York to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and the transition would not be a happy one. A self-admitted "ugly duckling," Lisa endured relentless bullying from other kids-both mental and physical-from early grade school through her high school graduation. At a time when social media has contributed to making bullying a major American societal problem, Lisa Jason wants tell her poignant story through the music of the 1970s that she loved throughout her childhood. Her delightful voice and self-deprecating humor makes BULLIED TO BEAUTIFUL a cabaret show that audiences not only will identify with, but that will also send a powerful message that bullying needs to be stopped. Lisa premiered this show last October at the Metropolitan and now brings it to the Laurie Beechman Theatre (downstairs in the West Bank Cafe, 407 West 42nd Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

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