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White Barn Theatre (Westport, CT, )
Newtown Avenue
Westport, CT,

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Based on the play Come Back Little Sheba by William Inge

Lola is a frumpy, neglected housewife, and Doc are a couple who experience a deep-seated frustration in their marriage. Lola and Doc married reluctantly after they had an indiscreet affair. As a result, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited all hopes of the future, settled down to dull life and became an alcoholic. When an attractive, young female boarder comes to live with them, the couple is brought to a dramatic change in their dull and unhappy lives. Sheba is a dog that ran away years ago.



York Symphony Orchestra to Highlight Some of Music History's Most Famous Composers with A BAROQUE BEGINNING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

The York Symphony Orchestra will present "A Baroque Beginning" on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York. Kicking off the 2016-2017 A Musical Journey Through Time Classical Series, the performance will highlight some of music history's most prolific composers including Bach, Handel and Vivaldi and feature a special performance by guest violinist Odin Rathnam on Vivaldi's iconic composition - The Four Seasons. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW - Sep 25, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/25/2016 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Transport Group Announces 2016-17 Season: PICNIC and COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA - William Inge in Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Drama Desk and OBIE-winning Transport Group will present Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, two plays in rotating repertory as the centerpiece of its 2016-17 season.  Performances begin Thursday, February 23 and run through Sunday, April 23 at the Gym at Judson, 243 Thompson Street.  The opening night has been set for Sunday, March 26. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 9/18/2016
by BWW - Sep 18, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/18/2016 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Empire Stage Presents MEL SCHWARTZ SLEEPS WITH MAE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Love, lust, ex-wives, and transgender role confusion collide in this zany musical comedy making its world premiere at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. Mel Schwartz Sleeps With Mae West is the story of a homophobic senior citizen living in Miami Beach in 1981 who is stunned to discover that his beautiful mistress of the past five years used to be a man! (more...)

Empire Stage Presents MEL SCHWARTZ SLEEPS WITH MAE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Love, lust, ex-wives, and transgender role confusion collide in this zany musical comedy making its world premiere at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. Mel Schwartz Sleeps With Mae West is the story of a homophobic senior citizen living in Miami Beach in 1981 who is stunned to discover that his beautiful mistress of the past five years used to be a man! (more...)

Cast Announced for Regional Premiere of Sting's THE LAST SHIP in Utah
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of The Last Ship, the semi-autobiographical lyrical musical by the world-renowned musician Sting. Sting wrote the music and lyrics; the book was written by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers John Logan and Brian Yorkey. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 9/11/2016
by BWW - Sep 11, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/11/2016 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

BBDO Worldwide Launches Flare Studio: 'A Whole New Way To Meet Clients' Increased Demand For Video Content
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

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THE SHEBA MASON COMEDY SHOW Comes to Empire Stage for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Sheba Mason, the daughter of famed comic, Jackie Mason, will take to the Empire Stage for one night, along with some of South Florida's brightest young comics. The child of playwright Ginger Reiter and comedian Jackie Mason, Sheba Mason has been performing since appearing in her mother's plays at the age of 2. Honing her own skills onstage for years, Mason has become a fixture of the Manhattan comedy scene. Spouting witticisms about everything from politics to grandmothers, she has also starred as her own mother in the show 'Both Sides of a Famous Love Affair: The Jackie Mason Musical' and in 'Mel Schwartz Sleeps With Mae West.'  (more...)

Cherry Jones to Make West End Debut in John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE with Michael Esper, Brian J. Smith, and Kate O'Flynn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two, to bring his acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie to the Duke of York's Theatre for a limited season. (more...)

Chicago Chamber Players to Serve Up a Classical Music Brunch at City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) serve up a heaping portion of Handel, Mozart, and J.C. Bach at City Winery Chicago (1200 W Randolph St, Chicago) in 'Handel & Eggs.' (more...)

The Museum of Jewish Heritage Announces Winter Programming
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The November through January 1 programming schedule at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust has been announced. Highlights are: (more...)

M&M'S' Announces Its Flavorful Plan For 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Today, M&M'S unveiled the latest flavor in its delicious line-up of M&M'S Chocolate Candies Caramel! M&M'S Caramel Chocolate Candies will feature a smooth caramel center covered in delicious M&M'S Brand Milk Chocolate and coated in a colorful candy shell offering the ultimate combination of flavors in every bite-sized piece. The new flavor is due to hit shelves in May of 2017. (more...)

York Symphony Orchestra to Highlight Some of Music History's Most Famous Composers with A BAROQUE BEGINNING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

The York Symphony Orchestra will present "A Baroque Beginning" on Today, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York. Kicking off the 2016-2017 A Musical Journey Through Time Classical Series, the performance will highlight some of music history's most prolific composers including Bach, Handel and Vivaldi and feature a special performance by guest violinist Odin Rathnam on Vivaldi's iconic composition - The Four Seasons. (more...)

MAKO Debut Album 'Hourglass' to Release 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

To hear MAKO now is to witness them at a creative crossroads, a trip four years in the making for producer/songwriter/vocalist Alex Seaver and producer Logan Light. (more...)

Dalila Bela, Corinne Koslo & More Join Cast of CBC & Netflix Series ANNE
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

CBC, Netflix and Northwood Entertainment today announced the casting of beloved characters Diana Barry, Rachel Lynde and Gilbert Blythe in the upcoming eight x one-hour drama series ANNE. (more...)

Tyne Daly, Jason Danieley and More Complete Cast for Transport Group's A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Drama Desk and OBIE-winning Transport Group has announced that Tyne Daly (Master Class, Mothers and Sons, It Shoulda Been You, Rabbit Hole), Jason Danieley (The Visit, Chicago), Hannah Elless (Bright Star, Godspell), and Marc Kudisch (Hand to God, Finding Neverland) will join Richard Thomas ('The Americans,' You Can't Take it With You) in its concert of A Man of No Importance, which takes places Monday, December 5 at 8pm at the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Mars Chocolate North America Unwraps New Flavors For Snickers', Twix' And Dove' Brands
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Mars Chocolate North America announced today the launch of several new flavor extensions to consumers' favorite chocolate brands, including SNICKERS Hazelnut, TWIX White Chocolate Cookie Bars, DOVE Sorbet Bars, DOVE Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate PROMISES and a wide range of seasonal offerings for these brands, plus M&M'S, MILKY WAY and 3 MUSKETEERS Brands. Mars Chocolate is unveiling these innovations, along with new consumer promotions and merchandising displays, at the National Confectioners Association (NCA) Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago this week. (more...)

Mark Rylance, GREAT COMET & More Win Boston's Elliot Norton Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

More than 25 nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 34th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7 PM, at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. (more...)

M&M's Unveils X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Commercial Today
by Movies News Desk - May 2, 2016

The commercial release is timed with the highly anticipated 20 th Century Fox's motion picture event X-MEN: APOCALYPSE which premieres May 27. (more...)

American Theater Company Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

American Theater Company (ATC) proudly announces Season 32, led by its newly appointed Artistic Director Will Davis and continuing the theater's dedication to developing new works. The 2016-17 season kicks off this September with the world premiere of Dan Aibel's T., an exploration of the competitive ice skating saga between Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding, directed byMargot Bordelon, Sept. 23-Oct. 30, 2016. In the New Year, ATC presents Jaclyn Backhaus' Men On Boats, making its regional premiere at ATC Jan. 6-Feb. 12, 2017, under Will Davis' direction after he remounts his acclaimed New York production Off Broadway at Playwrights Horizons this summer. Next spring brings another world premiere at ATC, Basil Kreimendahl's We're Gonna Be Okay, March 17-April 23, 2017. The production is directed by Bonnie Metzgar and was originally developed at ATC in collaboration with The Araca Group during AracaWorks: Chicago 2015. The final production of ATC's 2016-17 Season is a reimagined classic, Pulitzer Prize winner Picnic by William Inge, under Davis' direction May 19-June 25, 2017. Season subscriptions are on sale now and range from $60-$150, with special pricing available for advance purchases before July 31, 2016. To purchase a subscription or for more information, visit www.atcweb.org or call the ATC Box Office at 773-409-4125. (more...)

Amazon Restaurants Launches Fast, Free Delivery on Prime Now Across Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

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Amazon Restaurants Launches Fast, Free Delivery on Prime Now Across Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

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Remakes of THE EXORCIST, LETHAL WEAPON Among FOX's New Primetime Season
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, today will unveil the FOX primetime slate for the 2016-2017 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. (more...)

Riant Theatre Announces 2016 Pioneer of the Arts Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director), a nonprofit theatre supporting playwrights and theatremakers of diverse cultural backgrounds, is holding the Launch Party for its annual Strawberry One-Act and Theatre Festival on Saturday, June 25, 2016, 3pm at the Poet's Den Theatre (309 East 108th Street, NYC). The evening will include the presentation of 2016 Pioneer of the Arts Award For Outstanding Achievement In Television and Theatre to the Emmy-winning stage, film and TV actor Joe Morton, Tony Nominee and eight time AUDELCO Award winner, Andre De Shields, the acclaimed Broadway and television actress Barbara Montgomery, and multiple Grammy Award winner, Broadway musical director and arranger Chapman Roberts. A reception with food, drinks and dancing will follow. Tickets ($50 before June 15th; $60 after that date) are available through The Riant Theatre's website (www.therianttheatre.com) and by calling the box office at 646-623-3488. They can also be purchased (cash only) at the door. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 6/12/2016
by BWW - Jun 12, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/12/2016 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

World's First 'Brain Vital Signs' Revolutionizes The Science Behind Brain Health
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

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Chester Theatre Company and Israeli Stage to Present OH GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) and Israeli Stage are proud to partner in presenting the Regional Premiere of Oh God by Anat Gov at the historic Town Hall,15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from July 14 through July 24, 2016. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE NY VARIETY SHOW Launches First Cabaret at Hudson Terrace on 7/8
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 5, 2016

'The New York Variety Show' will showcase talent from well-known and up-and-coming performing artists as they compete for a prize package valued over $1,000 at Hudson Terrace on July 8th at 8:30 pm. (more...)

Perez Hilton to Host DREAMGIRLS 35th Anniversary Event in Hollywood with Original Broadway Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Perez Hilton has been set to host Broadway Under the Stars - Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of 'Dreamgirls' - on Sunday, July 10 at 8pm at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. (more...)

Kennedy Matriarch Rose Kennedy Portrayed in ROSE this August at Greenhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

As part of the Solo Celebration series, the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N. Lincoln Ave.) will present "Rose," the Chicago area premiere of best-selling Kennedy biographer Laurence Leamer's one-woman play about Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, Aug. 19 - Sept. 25.  The play is directed by Goodman Theatre Producer and Artistic Collective Member Steve Scott and will star six-time Joseph Jefferson Award recipient Linda Reiter.   (more...)

MEN ON BOATS Regional Debut, 'T.' World Premiere and More Set for American Theater Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

American Theater Company (ATC) has restructured its 2016-17 Season and will present three of four previously announced plays, with an updated production schedule. (more...)

M&M'S' Announces Coffee Nut As Winning Flavor In The First Ever 'Flavor Vote' Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

In honor of the brand's 75 th anniversary, M&M'S asked fans to choose the brand's newest peanut-flavored addition to join Original Peanut on shelves. With more than one million votes cast, M&M'S is proud to announce Coffee Nut as the flavor loved most! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Maureen Keiller and Will Lyman in OH GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) and Israeli Stage are proud to partner in presenting the Regional Premiere of Oh God by Anat Gov at the historic Town Hall,15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from July 14 through July 24, 2016.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA True and Authentic
by Dylan Shaffer - Jul 15, 2016

A 1950's house, complete with a rotary phone and tube radio, a milkman and rude jock, a sexist husband and loving wife, is the setting for Come Back, Little Sheba, the superb first play written by William Inge and produced by The Summer Company. Centering around Lola and Doc Delaney, a married couple of a couple decades, Come Back, Little Sheba delves into what it means to grow old and how to maintain a grasp on young beauty. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company and Israeli Stage to Present OH GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) and Israeli Stage are proud to partner in presenting the Regional Premiere of Oh God by Anat Gov at the historic Town Hall,15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from July 14 through July 24, 2016. (more...)

Iconic Classic Drama A DOLL'S HOUSE to Begin This Winter at the Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the iconic classic drama A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Bryony Lavery, and directed by Boston favorite Melia Bensussen (Awake and Sing!, Luck of the Irish, and Circle Mirror Transformation at the Huntington). Performances run January 6 - February 5, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)

Cast Announced for Regional Premiere of Sting's THE LAST SHIP in Utah
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of The Last Ship, the semi-autobiographical lyrical musical by the world-renowned musician Sting. Sting wrote the music and lyrics; the book was written by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers John Logan and Brian Yorkey. (more...)

M&M'S' Announces Collaboration With Designer, Camilla St'rk
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

High fashion bags of chocolate candies are coming to shelves near you! In honor of the 75 th anniversary of M&M'S, the brand has collaborated with Danish fashion designer, Camilla Strk, to create the M&M'S by Strk Designer Collection. (more...)

Empire Stage Presents MEL SCHWARTZ SLEEPS WITH MAE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Love, lust, ex-wives, and transgender role confusion collide in this zany musical comedy making its world premiere at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. Mel Schwartz Sleeps With Mae West is the story of a homophobic senior citizen living in Miami Beach in 1981 who is stunned to discover that his beautiful mistress of the past five years used to be a man! (more...)

Michael Halling and Samantha Hill to Lead THE MOUSETRAP at Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The 90th anniversary season of The Cape Playhouse wraps up with Agatha Christie's mystery classic, The Mousetrap.  Directed by Pamela Hunt, it runs August 23 - September 3. Press night is set for Today, August 23 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Israeli Stage Announces Seventh Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Israeli Stage, sharing the diversity and vitality of Israeli culture through theatre, is proud to announce Season 7! The season will feature two plays presented as Staged Reading in Fall 2016, Olivier Award Nominee Joshua Sobol: In Residence at Israeli Stage in March/April of 2017 and Israeli Stage's Third Full Theatrical Production, Days of Atonement by former Playwright-in-Residence Hanna Azoulay-Hasfari. Dialogue Reflections led by local thinkers, authors and artist will follow all performances. (more...)

Michael Halling and Samantha Hill to Lead THE MOUSETRAP at Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

The 90th anniversary season of The Cape Playhouse wraps up with Agatha Christie's mystery classic, The Mousetrap.  Directed by Pamela Hunt, it runs August 23 - September 3. Press night is set for Tuesday, August 23 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

New Survey Shows Pets are Social Media's Top Dogs (and Cats)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

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Everybody Wants to Rule the World! Meet the Full Cast of AMERICAN PSYCHO, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 21, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- began performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Opening night is tonight, April 21, 2016. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Tom Wopat Leads Industry Readings of Bob Stewart's AMERICAN INHERITANCE This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Tony Award nominated actor Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair, Annie Get Your Gun) will lead the cast for industry readings of AMERICAN INHERITANCE, a new play by Bob Stewart. (more...)

QUIET SHEBA is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Through pain and struggle, we are sometimes brought to a careful evaluation of our lives. That said, we strive to gain wisdom, hope and meaning from the experience. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, THE GREAT COMET, WAITRESS Among 2016 Elliot Norton Award Nominees; Full List!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 16, 2016

Among this year's nominees for Outstanding Musical Production by a Large Theater are WAITRESS and NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE  GREAT COMET OF 1812, both at American Repertory Theatre. Tony winner Jessie Mueller and Denee Benton also each received nods for their respective performances.  (more...)

2016 IRNE Awards Winners Announced - THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, Jessie Mueller in WAITRESS, Abby Mueller in BEAUTIFUL and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The 20th Annual Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards were held on April 11 at the Holiday Inn Boston/Brookline. Founded by Beverly Creasey of the Journal Newspapers and Larry Stark of the TheaterMirror in 1997, the IRNE Awards recognize the extraordinary wealth of talent in the Boston theatre community.  (more...)

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