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FSU 'Noles Head to BROADWAY SESSIONS this Week
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS, CABARET, CHICAGO and More Set for Ruth Eckerd Hall's 2017-18 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the 2017-18 Broadway season, which includes, making its Clearwater debut, the Tony Award-winner for Best Musical Jersey Boys, along with multiple Tony Award Best Musical winners A Chorus Line, Cabaret and Chicago, family favorites A Charlie Brown Christmas Live Onstage and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella and Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cape Rep Theatre's REGULAR SINGING
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre's 32nd season opens with the Cape Cod Premier of Richard Nelson's Regular Singing.  (more...)

Alan Alda, Elizabeth Brown, 'Bach & Django' & More Among Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival's 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

At first it was unconscious, then by design: the 34th season of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Long Island's longest-running classical music festival, has something of a water theme. (more...)

New Season of BAKERS VS. FAKERS Premieres on Food Network, 5/24
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2017

Professional chefs and home bakers compete for bragging rights and a cash prize in a new season of BAKERS VS. FAKERS, premiering Wednesday, May 24th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network. (more...)

BUFFY KILLS EDWARD: A MUSICAL ROMP to Play Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Buffy Kills Edward: A Musical Romp with Book, Music & Lyrics by Laura Wiley comes to the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival! (more...)

Food Network Premieres New Season of BAKERS VS. FAKERS, 5/24
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2017

Professional chefs and home bakers compete for bragging rights and a cash prize in a new season of BAKERS VS. FAKERS , premiering Wednesday, May 24th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network. (more...)

Rockdale Musical Society Presents RENT
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer-prize winning Broadway musical, RENT, details one year in the life of seven modern day artists & musicians, living in New York's run down 'Alphabet City' in the late 1980s. (more...)

Line-Up Announced for 19th Annual Festival of Independent Theatres
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Intrepid theatergoers know the place to get their fix of summertime art is the Bath House Cultural Center and the annual Festival of Independent Theatres, presented each summer against the beautiful shores of White Rock Lake. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks Out at the Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

What would happen if rock-n'-roll legends Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash all got together for one night only to give one of the most epic jam sessions the world has ever known? That's what happens in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony-winning musical that brings to life this legendary session that occurred on December 4, 1956 at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll" who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. (more...)

ONSTAGE in Bedford Set to Host the Regional Premiere of DISASTER!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

ONSTAGE in Bedford presents one of the most exciting theatrical events of the 2017 season, the regional premiere of the musical Disaster! by Seth Rudetsky Jack Plotnick, based on a concept by Rudetsky and Drew Geraci, with additional material by Geraci. (more...)

THE PULSE PROJECT to Benefit Gays Against Guns at Assembly Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

THE PULSE PROJECT by Sherry Bokser, Thom Fogarty, Alyson Mead and Amy Merrill, directed by Thom Fogarty, will be presented Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at 5pm at Assembly Hall at Judson Memorial Church (239 Thompson St. NYC). (more...)

Master Mixologist: Matt Landes of Cocktail Academy and MIKE'S HARD LEMONADE
by Marina Kennedy - May 24, 2017

Matt Landes of Cocktail Academy in Las Angeles talks about his career and drinks inspired by Mike's Hard Lemonade. (more...)

21 Theatre Announces 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Discover 5 shows you won't want to miss at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 21 theatre's electrifying 2017 season of music & musicals. (more...)

Wine Lovers of NYC Announces: Rh'ne Valley Vineyards Moves to Manhattan in May Showcasing Award-Winning Wines in Bespoke Rh'ne Valley Vineyards Bistro at Pierre Loti Wi
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Chelsea Drinks Projects (http://chelseadrinks.com) is excited to announce its debut collaboration with Rhne Valley Wines for a two-weeklong engagement: Rhne Valley Vineyards Bistro at Pierre Loti Wine Bar Chelsea (https://www.rhonevalleybistronyc.com), staring the region's critically acclaimed wines through a series of tastings, learning and networking events - all geared toward wine professionals, and enthusiasts. A Happy Hour kickoff will take place on Thursday, May 11th, 4-7 pm, at the Pierre Loti Wine Bar, at 258 West 15th Street at 8th Ave., in Chelsea, New York City. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS: Oh What a Night of Perfect Musical Entertainment!
by Shari Barrett - May 20, 2017

JERSEY BOYS opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005, running 11 record-breaking years and becoming the 12th longest running show in Broadway history. The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical telling the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, is now onstage at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre through June 24, 2017. It is absolutely one of the best musicals I have ever experienced, and not just because their music was so much a part of my teenage years and brings back so many great memories, but for its astounding staging and the incredible cast who make the show one not to miss for musical theatre lovers of all ages! (more...)

Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. (more...)

Photo Flash: Frankie Valli, Mark Ballas and More Celebrate JERSEY BOYS Opening at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical 'Jersey Boys,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, opened last night, May 18, at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

The New Harmony Project Celebrates 31 Years of New Play Development
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

THE 31ST ANNUAL NEW HARMONY PROJECT KICKS OFF MAY 23RD GATHERING IN THE QUAINT TOWN OF NEW HARMONY, INDIANA TO SUPPORT AND ELEVATE THE WORK OF WRITERS THAT EXPLORE AND CELEBRATE THE HUMAN SPIRIT (more...)

Photo Flash: LONG WAY DOWN by Nate Eppler
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The darkly comic and harrowing story of Maybelline Ferris, a damaged young woman living with her pregnant sister Saralee and her forlorn husband, Duke, in their run-down family home north of Nashville. As the play begins, Karen, a close friend of Maybellines jailed older sister, marches into the house with the news that Doolee James kid came into Kindercastle today with a black eye. Doolee is beating her child. That accusation starts a chain of events that set the entire Ferris family into a downward spiral towards the plays stunning conclusion. (more...)

1st Annual Golden Tier Awards to Honor Best in the Dessert World This June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

American Cake Decorating Magazine and New York Cake Show founder Lisa Mansour will present the 1st annual Golden Tier Awards on Saturday, June 10th at the iPic Theater in NYC.  The event will be the first American-hosted, international awards show of its kind.  The awards ceremony will recognize the achievements of the best of the best in the dessert world. (more...)

The Provincetown Theater to Stage AMADEUS This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Genius and jealousy take center stage in Peter Shaffer's award-winning play, 'Amadeus'. The highly-stylized theater piece follows the re-imagined rivalry between composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 Broadway Season. Tickets Go On Sale Friday 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the 2017-18 Broadway season, which includes, making its Clearwater debut, the Tony Award-winner for Best Musical Jersey Boys, along with multiple Tony Award Best Musical winners A Chorus Line, Cabaret and Chicago, family favorites A Charlie Brown Christmas Live Onstage and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella and Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles. (more...)

Galestian Takes Us On a Magical Journey with 'Dhyana'
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Sharing the stage across the globe with renowned stars such as Aly & Fila, Tritonal, Chris Lake, Frankie Bones, Grum and Fehrplay, is just one of the many accomplishments achieved by L.A. based DJ and producer Galestian. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS, Starring Mark Ballas, Opens This Week at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical 'Jersey Boys,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, opens May 18 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. 'Jersey Boys' previews May 16 and 17, and will continue through June 24, 2017. (more...)

MOONLIGHT's Tarell Alvin McCraney and More Will Be Honored at National Black Theatre's TEER Spirit Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) will put the spotlight on Black excellence in the spirit of joy at the ninth annual TEER Spirit Awards Gala at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes to the Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

What would happen if rock-n'-roll legends Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash all got together for one night only to give one of the most epic jam sessions the world has ever known? That's what happens in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony-winning musical that brings to life this legendary session that occurred on December 4, 1956 at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll" who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. (more...)

Sherry Hill Goes 'In Search of God'
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

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3D Printing Metal Market Worth $2.86 Billion by 2025 CAGR: 31.0%: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

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BWW Interview: Thom Fogarty of THE PULSE PROJECT at Judson Church
by Amy Oestreicher - Jun 6, 2017

Completing the Circle:  360Rep Co, Raises Awareness for Gays Against Guns with The Pulse Project Premiere By Amy Oestreicher (more...)

Barbara Morrison to Perform at The Women in Jazz and Blues Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Organizer Barbara Morrison has constructed a magnificent array of musical talent with vocalists Sherry Pruitt, Mary Bogue, Deborah Ash, Lady GiGi and Almita Delone for The Women in Jazz and Blues Festival June 18 at Morrison's Performing Arts Center and the adjacent California Jazz and Blues Museum in Leimert Park. (more...)

THE TUMBLEWEED ROUNDUP Opens this Week at Artisan Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

THE TUMBLEWEED ROUNDUP opens at Artisan Center Theater on Saturday, June 10, 2017 and runs through Saturday, August 26, 2017. (more...)

MTV to Premiere New Comedy Series SAFEWORD, 7/13
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

MTV today announced the debut of new comedy series, SAFEWORD where famous friends become famous frenemies all for a good laugh. “SafeWord” will premiere on Thursday, July 13 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, immediately following a new episode of “Wild 'N Out” and as part of MTV's “Throwdown Thursdays” comedy block. (more...)

Brand Connections Launches DIGITRY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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New Comedy Launches TADA Theatricals, a New Chicago-Based Theatrical Producing Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The new Stan Zimmerman and Christian McLaughlin play, Knife to the Heart: The Circumcision Comedy, held a starry private reading on May 8, 2017, at Chicago's The Second City, the iconic institution home to some of the world's greatest comedy, produced by Steve Abrams, Tony D'Angelo, Stefani Nicole von Huben, Kim Stafford and Tommy Lipnick. Readings for potential investors and invited industry members are in preparation for a slated Chicago run in Spring 2018 at the Broadway Playhouse (exact dates to be announced), and mark the launch of new Chicago-based commercial producing team TADA Theatricals, led by Chicago theatre veterans Steve Abrams and Tony D'Angelo. TADA Theatricals will bring vibrant new work to audiences in Chicago and beyond, with a commitment to creating job opportunities for Chicago's world-class arsenal of theatrical talent. (more...)

Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens Next Month at Town Players
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

THE VEIL, a tale of suspense by Conor McPherson, opens July 14 at Town Players. (more...)

Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, Brookfield Theatre presents Christmas in July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals. This festive event treats audiences to 45-minute previews of 3 brand new holiday-themed musicals. At the end of the evening, audiences vote for their favorite and the winning show will be performed as a full-length staged reading in December. Come meet the writers, enjoy the shows, and vote for your favorite musical! (more...)

Photo Flash: National Black Theatre Celebrates Black Excellence With Teer Spirit Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) put the spotlight on Black excellence in the spirit of joy at the ninth annual TEER Spirit Awards Gala on Wednesday, June 14. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 2, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 2, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI: Welcome to Friday, June 2, 2017! The weekend is upon us (thank you, very much) and we cannot conceive of a better way to live life dramatically than by catching a first night performance of a show? It's opening night for several new shows and we send out warm wishes of "break a leg"... (more...)

Scoop: STEVE HARVEY'S FUNDERDOME on ABC - Sunday, July 9, 2017
by - Jun 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on STEVE HARVEY'S FUNDERDOME, airing on ABC on Sunday, July 9, 2017! (more...)

RealTimeRental Offers Special Summer Pricing on Mobile App
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

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Judge Finds JERSEY BOYS is of Fair Use of Copyrighted Material
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

After almost a decade in court and two law suits later, a Nevada judge has ruled that the producers, writers, and director of JERSEY BOYS did not violate copyright law. (more...)

Old City Eats to Return for Second Summer with Block Party Kick-Off
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off Thursday, June 15 with the launch of a new outdoor Block Party on 2nd Street between Market and Chestnut Streets from 5:00-8:00pm. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS UK and Ireland Tour Announce Further 2018 Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The producers of award-winning West End and Broadway smash-hit musical JERSEY BOYS are delighted to announce the addition of further dates to the UK & Ireland tour schedule. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS is 'Making it's Way Back' to Wolverhampton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre and the producers of award-winning West End and Broadway musical JERSEY BOYS have just announced the return of the smash-hit show to Wolverhampton from Tuesday 28 August - Saturday 8 September 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LAST ONES, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 13, 2017

Anthony Biggs presents the UK premiere of Maxim Gorky's 1908 The Last Ones in a highly dramatic and touching production that nevertheless feels ultimately insubstantial. (more...)

Musical Theatre of Anthem presents MADAGASCAR JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of Madagascar Jr, a musical based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture.   (more...)

Taproot+ to Conduct Research Project for the Jeff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Jeff Awards has been approved for pro bono work from Taproot+ to conduct opinion research with Chicago area theatres this summer. Results will be shared with the Jeff Awards in the aggregate to insure confidentiality of individuals and theatre companies interviewed. (more...)

Broadway's Original Elvis Comes to MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Eddie Clendening, who originated the role of Elvis in the Broadway production, and Evan Buckley Harris who portrayed Johnny Cash in the National Tour and Las Vegas companies, will both be joining the Ivoryton Playhouse production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for the final week of the run. Jacqueline Hubbard, Producing Artistic Director stated "We are sorry to see both John Rochette and Jeremy Sevelovitz leave our production. They are both stellar performers and unfortunately had conflicts for this final week. However, we are definitely looking forward to the new additions to the family. Even if you have already seen the show, you may want to come back and see it again with our new cast." (more...)

Playwrights' Center Announces 2017-18 McKnight Fellows, New Core Writers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Playwrights' Center is excited to announce the 2017-18 McKnight National Residency and Commission recipient, 2017-18 McKnight Fellows in Playwriting, 2017-18 McKnight Theater Artist Fellows, 2017-2020 Core Writers and 2017-18 Core Apprentices. (more...)

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