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BBC America Sets DOCTOR WHO Spin-Off, Adele Special & MoreBBC America Sets DOCTOR WHO Spin-Off, Adele Special & More
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

BBC America made a series of announcements at today's TCA including: (more...)

THIRTEEN's 'American Masters to Present New Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, 2/19THIRTEEN's 'American Masters to Present New Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Four-time Grammy Award-winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, recent Kennedy Center Honoree and the first woman to be awarded The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Carole King's (b. February 9, 1942) career as a singer-songwriter is unparalleled. (more...)

Hakkasan Celebrates Chinese New Year With Its Annual Wishingtree Tradition and New Limited Edition MenuHakkasan Celebrates Chinese New Year With Its Annual Wishingtree Tradition and New Limited Edition Menu
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

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Out of the Loop Fringe Festival 2016 Lineup AnnouncedOut of the Loop Fringe Festival 2016 Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced the line-up for the 2016 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, February 25 - March 6, 2016, at the Addison Theatre Centre. (more...)

BWW Previews: DETAILS FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL OUT OF THE LOOP FRINGE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED!BWW Previews: DETAILS FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL OUT OF THE LOOP FRINGE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED!
by Kyle Christopher West - Jan 6, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced the line-up for the 2016 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, February 25 - March 6, 2016, at the Addison Theatre Centre. Six world premieres highlight this year's diverse Festival as well as 2 one-woman cabarets, 4 dance works, 1 circus act, 3 solo shows, 1 musical reading, 2 play readings, 9 theatre productions, 1 interdisciplinary piece, 1 spoken word performance, a 24-hour play festival, and many returning favorites. The Festival is made possible, in part, through the generous support of The Town of Addison and the Texas Commission on the Arts as well as media sponsors, TheaterJones.com and the Dallas Observer. The Festival is produced by Terry Martin and Kelsey Leigh Ervi. (more...)

City Lights Theater Company to Stage New Work by NEW GIRL WriterCity Lights Theater Company to Stage New Work by NEW GIRL Writer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

When you're stuck in a rut, it's time to do something. Anything. (more...)

PANTHER HOLLOW to Play Arcade Comedy Theater, 1/15PANTHER HOLLOW to Play Arcade Comedy Theater, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

From 1992 to 1996, David Lee White was a local actor and director in the Pittsburgh theatre scene and was part of the University of Pittsburgh's MFA program. On Friday, January 15th at 8:00 PM, White will proudly return to Pittsburgh to perform his one-person show Panther Hollow at the Arcade Comedy Theater at 811 Liberty Avenue. Tickets can be purchased online at arcadecomedytheater.com/events/ or by calling (412) 339-0608 (more...)

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Wayne RogersPhoto Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Wayne Rogers
by Walter McBride - Jan 3, 2016

Known best for a recurring role as John McIntyre on M*A*S*H, Rogers passed away on December 31, 3015 from complications from pneumonia in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 82. Below, BroadwayWorld takes a look back at this accomplished performer's career. Check out the photo flashback below! (more...)

Four New Seasons to Join West End's JERSEY BOYS in MarchFour New Seasons to Join West End's JERSEY BOYS in March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

From Tuesday 15 March, there will be four new Seasons joining the cast of JERSEY BOYS at the Piccadilly Theatre ahead of its 8th Anniversary on 18 March.  This is the first time since the show opened in London that all four Seasons have changed.  (more...)

Theatrical Outfit's MOXIE Extended Due to Popular Demand, Now Through Feb. 28Theatrical Outfit's MOXIE Extended Due to Popular Demand, Now Through Feb. 28
by Louisa Brady - Jan 28, 2016

The world premiere of MOXIE, winner of Alliance Theatre Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab and Inverness Prize for Playwriting, has been extended due to popular demand. The production will run from now through February 28th at The Balzer Theater at Herren's (downtown Atlanta). (more...)

Clurman Lab's 'MOTHER COURAGE', Set in German Beer Hall, Begins TonightClurman Lab's 'MOTHER COURAGE', Set in German Beer Hall, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater Company is transforming Studio G at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting into a German beer hall in this lively production of MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN by Bertolt Brecht and conceived by director John Gould Rubin, which will include live music as well as beer & sausages for purchase. Using a translation by Tony Kushner, the production will open tonight, January 28th, with performances running through February 20th. (more...)

Universal Pictures' Donna Langley Named 2016 Pioneer of the YearUniversal Pictures' Donna Langley Named 2016 Pioneer of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation announced today that Donna Langley, Chairman of Universal Pictures, will receive the 2016 Pioneer of the Year honor on April 13 th at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More Lead Broadway/San Diego 2016-2017 SeasonHEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More Lead Broadway/San Diego 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Broadway/San Diego ~ A Nederlander Presentation is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with one of their biggest and most chart-topping seasons yet, with shows including CABARET, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, FINDING NEVERLAND, and more. (more...)

Baltimore's Hippodrome Broadway Series Announces 2016/17 Lineup - CINDERELLA, BEAUTIFUL and More!Baltimore's Hippodrome Broadway Series Announces 2016/17 Lineup - CINDERELLA, BEAUTIFUL and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Ron Legler, President of the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, home of the Hippodrome Theatre, was pleased to announce the CareFirst® BlueCross BlueShield Hippodrome Broadway Series 16/17 season lineup today.   (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

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Clurman Lab Sets 'MOTHER COURAGE' in a German Beer Hall This WinterClurman Lab Sets 'MOTHER COURAGE' in a German Beer Hall This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

The Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater Company is transforming Studio G at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting into a German beer hall in this lively production of MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN by Bertolt Brecht and conceived by director John Gould Rubin, which will include live music as well as beer & sausages for purchase. Using a translation by Tony Kushner, the production will open on January 28th with performances running through February 20th. (more...)

TripAdvisor Recognizes the World's Best Hotels With 2016 Travelers' Choice Awards TripAdvisor Recognizes the World's Best Hotels With 2016 Travelers' Choice Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

NEEDHAM, Mass., Jan. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) TripAdvisor,  the world's largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice awards for Hotels. Travelers' Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide. Now in its 14th year, the Travelers' Choice awards have recognized more than 7,000 properties around the world, with lists covering 97 countries and eight regions worldwide. The hallmarks of Travelers' Choice winners are remarkable service, quality and value. (more...)

Tickets to JERSEY BOYS in Thousand Oaks Now on SaleTickets to JERSEY BOYS in Thousand Oaks Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Tickets are on sale now for the Thousand Oaks premiere engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza February 23-28. (more...)

BWW Special: BROADWAY BIRTHDAY BASH Lights Up TobinBWW Special: BROADWAY BIRTHDAY BASH Lights Up Tobin
by Backstage Bunny - Jan 19, 2016

Tonight (Tuesday the 19th)  The Tobin Center in San Antonio will present a  Broadway Revue 'Lila's Broadway Birthday Bash' , which will celebrate Mayor Emeritus Lila Cockrell's 94th Birthday.  The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are available at the door at 6:30 pm and are $25 for mezzanine seating.  Proceeds benefit The Bexar County Family Justice Center.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Matthew Dailey Talks JERSEY BOYSBWW Interview: Matthew Dailey Talks JERSEY BOYS
by Harmony Wheeler - Jan 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld San Francisco spoke with Matthew Dailey about his time on the road with 'Jersey Boys,' which opens Wednesday evening and plays through February 14 at SHN's Orpheum Theatre. Matthew plays Tommy DeVito, one of the original 'Four Seasons.' (more...)

Shakespeare Valentine & Harlem Renaissance at Gough St Playhouse Feb 9-27Shakespeare Valentine & Harlem Renaissance at Gough St Playhouse Feb 9-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

Multi Ethnic Theater returns to the Gough Street Playhouse with a two-part program celebrating true love and Black History Month. A Shakespeare Valentine and The Harlem Renaissance features eight actors, four women and four men, with the words of 47 of The Bard's Sonnets to present stories of five couples. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Returning to National Theatre in AprilJERSEY BOYS Returning to National Theatre in April
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys, the story ofFrankie Valli and The Four Seasons, will make its much-anticipated return to the National Theatre for three weeks only, April 6 - 24, 2016, as part of Broadway at the National. (more...)

ESPN Remembers Legendary Sportscaster Jim SimpsonESPN Remembers Legendary Sportscaster Jim Simpson
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Longtime ESPN executives and commentators reflected today upon their warm memories of one of the network's most important early figures, legendary sportscaster Jim Simpson. (more...)

A Brew'd Awakening: Wyndham Grand' Introduces Brew ParlorA Brew'd Awakening: Wyndham Grand' Introduces Brew Parlor
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Wyndham Grand is bringing a new buzz to the traditional coffeehouse experience with the launch of Brew Parlor: a fresh take on afternoon happy hour where people can meet, recharge, or simply take a breather over cold-brewed coffee-based drinks and cocktails developed in partnership with the brand's 'Chef de Caffeine,' award-winning culinary personality, Chef Stephanie Izard, and mixology maven, Ivy Mix. (more...)

Sherry Levesque Pens DEMENTEDSherry Levesque Pens DEMENTED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Sherry Levesque, an animal lover, gardener, sports enthusiast, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'Demented': a gripping and potent story of death, justice, fate and survival. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, January 16, 2016Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, January 16, 2016
by - Jan 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, January 16, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, January 16, 2016Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, January 16, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jan 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, January 16, 2016! (more...)

BBC American Announces DOCTOR WHO Spin-Off Series; Adele Special & MoreBBC American Announces DOCTOR WHO Spin-Off Series; Adele Special & More
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

BBC AMERICA made a series of announcements at today's TCA including: Class, a companion for hit series Doctor Who (more...)

VIDEO: Watch All-New Sneak Peek at PBS's CAROLE KING DocumentaryVIDEO: Watch All-New Sneak Peek at PBS's CAROLE KING Documentary
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Below, watch a sneak peek at PBS's CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, premiering Friday, February 19 at 9/8c. (more...)

Lockwood Restaurant & Bar to Offer Special Theatre Week Menu at The Palmer HouseLockwood Restaurant & Bar to Offer Special Theatre Week Menu at The Palmer House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Lockwood Restaurant & Bar, located on the lobby level of The Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel at 17 E. Monroe, celebrates Theatre Week, February 11 - 21, with its Curtain Call Pre-Fixe Menu created for pre- performance diners by Executive Chef Mat Wiltzius. (more...)

Magnetic Sensors Market Worth $3.65 Billion By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc.Magnetic Sensors Market Worth $3.65 Billion By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

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The Colony Hotel's Royal Room Cabaret to Feature Marilyn Maye, John PIzzarelli & More in MarchThe Colony Hotel's Royal Room Cabaret to Feature Marilyn Maye, John PIzzarelli & More in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Colony Hotel - which The Palm Beach Post has hailed as "probably the best place for cabaret on the planet" - is bringing even more Manhattan headliners to the hotel's world famous Royal Room next month: (more...)

BWW Review: A Stunning RED VELVET at Gamut TheatreBWW Review: A Stunning RED VELVET at Gamut Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 6, 2016

Clark Nicholson directs a visually stunning, perfectly cast production of Lolita Chakrabarti's play about the first great black Shakespearian actor (more...)

Cast Announced for JERSEY BOYS' Return to National TheatreCast Announced for JERSEY BOYS' Return to National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Casting has been announced for the Washington engagement of the Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing the National Theatre for three weeks only, April 6 - 24, 2016. The cast of Jersey Boys will be led by Matthew Dailey (Tommy DeVito), Aaron DeJesus (Frankie Valli),Keith Hines (Nick Massi), and Drew Seeley (Bob Gaudio) as The Four Seasons, with Barry Anderson and Thomas Fiscella. (more...)

Ruth's Chris Steak House Launches National Five-Course Pairing Series with Taste of Spain Wine Dinner on February 25Ruth's Chris Steak House Launches National Five-Course Pairing Series with Taste of Spain Wine Dinner on February 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Ruth's Chris Steak House will launch of a series of six national pairing dinners beginning with the 'Taste of Spain' wine dinner on February 25 at 95 participating restaurants across the United States. The first in the series will feature a specially created Ruth's Chris menu paired with wines from the legendary Spanish winemakers, The Torres Family. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - American Masters Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMANVIDEO: Sneak Peek - American Masters Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Now, King tells her own story in the new documentary American Masters -- CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, premiering nationwide Friday, February 19 at 9 p.m. on PB (more...)

BBC America to Premiere BAFTA-Nominated Series PREY, 2/25BBC America to Premiere BAFTA-Nominated Series PREY, 2/25
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The gripping BAFTA-nominated series, PREY, plays out as two three-part stories that straddle two intense cases - with down-but-not-out Detective Sergeant (more...)

Thomas Hobson to Star in Falcon Theatre's THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED)Thomas Hobson to Star in Falcon Theatre's THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Falcon Theatre is proud to present its third production of the 2015-2016 Season, THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED), written by Adam Long, Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor and directed by Jerry Kernion. (more...)

Christine Andreas, Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett Among 31st Annual BISTRO AWARD WinnersChristine Andreas, Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett Among 31st Annual BISTRO AWARD Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Legendary jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks, dubbed 'The Poet Laureate of Jazz,' celebrated jazz vocalist and actress Annie Ross, and acclaimed jazz singer Janis Siegel are among the artists who will be honored at the 31st Annual Bistro Awards gala on Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 pm at the Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W. 23rd St. As is the Bistro Awards tradition, the evening will feature performances by the winners; for the full list, see below! (more...)

Broadway Stage Management Symposium Sets 2016 ReturnBroadway Stage Management Symposium Sets 2016 Return
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Broadway Stage Management Symposium is back!  After last year's successful inaugural program, Broadway's best stage managers gather together again for this immersive program.  The Symposium goes far beyond the classroom, offering two full days of practical insights, instruction and career advice from the most experienced and highly-regarded Stage Management professionals on Broadway.  This unique and invaluable program is the largest gathering of Broadway's stage managers for the purpose of teaching the art, craft and skills needed to forge a successful career. (more...)

BWW Review: Frankie Valli Hits The StageBWW Review: Frankie Valli Hits The Stage
by Carissa Chesanek - Feb 2, 2016

Frankie Valli belts out old and new tunes bringing his fans to their feet, dancing to the beat (more...)

Bette Midler, Mark Ruffalo & More Set for AARP The Magazine's 15th Annual Movies For Grownups' AwardsBette Midler, Mark Ruffalo & More Set for AARP The Magazine's 15th Annual Movies For Grownups' Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Legendary performer Bette Midler, Award-winning actor Mark Ruffalo, and Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda will join host Kathy Griffin to celebrate 2015's standout filmmakers, actors, actresses and movies with unique relevance for the 50-plus audience. (more...)

BWW Review: JOHN LLOYD YOUNG Rocks Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal for the Eighth Consecutive Sellout EngagementBWW Review: JOHN LLOYD YOUNG Rocks Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal for the Eighth Consecutive Sellout Engagement
by Don Grigware - Dec 31, 2015

Actor/singer John Lloyd Young, best known for his Tony-winning portrayal of Frankie Valli in the original Broadway musical Jersey Boys and for his performance in the 2014 film, has performed eight record-breaking sell-out headlining engagements at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal since October 2014. His December 29th performance was once again sold out, with people waiting in line outside in the bitter cold for hours, and was attended by fans from all over the world, including a small Asian contingent from Japan and Germany. It is absolutely amazing to see how enthusiastically the fans respond to his first entrance onstage, and how they scream and stand up after many of the show's songs. He is revered and idolized almost as much as yesteryear's Elvis or Michael Jackson. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards - Last Week to Vote!2015 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards - Last Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2015

Happy Holidays! It's the last week to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

BWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS 1903 Brings Back The Wonder Of The Golden Age Of MagicBWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS 1903 Brings Back The Wonder Of The Golden Age Of Magic
by Jade Kops - Dec 24, 2015

Capturing the grandeur of the early 20th Century with old world showmanship, THE ILLUSIONISTS 1903 transports the audience back to the days of Vaudeville and live stage magic. (more...)

The Hit Men Bring Concert Tour to the State TheatreThe Hit Men Bring Concert Tour to the State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

Gerry Polci and Lee Shapiro. They may not be household names but back in the 70's, you bought all of their records. You heard them on the radio. Saw them on TV. Went to their concerts. So who are they? They're the former stars of the hit-making factory known as Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 23, 2015BWW's On This Day - December 23, 2015
by - Dec 23, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards Update - Vince Tanada, Ricky Davao Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards Update - Vince Tanada, Ricky Davao Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

Photo Flash: A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Celebrates 10th Edition at Rockwell in LAPhoto Flash: A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Celebrates 10th Edition at Rockwell in LA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC brought the house down on December 8th at Rockwell Table and Stage in LA with a landmark 10th showcase of fresh and exciting musical theater material. Special guest host John Tartaglia (Broadway's AVENUE Q and SHREK THE MUSICAL), brought his sparkling humor to this dynamic evening celebrating the next generation of musical theater artists. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

History to Premiere Season 4 of Hit Drama Series VIKINGS, 2/18History to Premiere Season 4 of Hit Drama Series VIKINGS, 2/18
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

HISTORY's hit drama series VIKINGS returns for a gripping fourth season led by Travis Fimmel, star of the upcoming film Warcraft, on Thursday, February 18 at 10 p.m. ET. (more...)

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