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SORROW AND PEARLS Come to Teatro Paraguas
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Teatro Paraguas and Red Mountain Press are proud to present Jeffery Bean and Marc Hudson reading from their book. Jeffery Bean will be reading from Woman Putting on Pearls and Marc Hudson will be reading from East of Sorrow. This reading is a continuation of our work with Red Mountain Press and the New Mexico literary community. (more...)

Imagine Dragons To Release New Album 'Evolve' 6/23; Evolve Tour Coming This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons will release their third album, Evolve, on June 23rd via KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records. The band will also bring its electrifying live show to arenas across North America this fall with the Evolve Tour, produced by Live Nation. (more...)

Mike Arthur Encapsulates Post-9/11 Fear in Apocalyptic Novel, 'CHAS'
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

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The Rumor Is True! ANASTASIA Will Open in UK, Germany, Russia, Japan & More; US Tour Plans Underway!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The producers of the new musical, ANASTASIA, are pleased to announce plans for international productions of the hit musical across Europe, Asia, United Kingdom, Australia and South America. The list of international markets with plans underway for ANASTASIA include Germany, Holland Spain, Russia, Korea, Japan, Mexico, China and more to be announced. Plans for a North American tour are also underway. A confirmed production timeline will be announced soon. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 5th, 2017 - Lucille Lortel Awards, CLUE: ON STAGE and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 5, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: The curtain rises on CLUE: ON STAGE, bowing Saturday at Bucks County Playhouse, and Taran Killam hosts the 2017 Lucille Lortel Awards on Sunday! (more...)

Texas Performing Arts Announces The 2017-18 Essential Series
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

]Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to The University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2017-18 Essential Series. (more...)

BWW Review: DESIRE: Tennessee Williams in Others' Words
by Nancy Grossman - May 4, 2017

Zeitgeist Stage Company introduces new faces that meld into an impressive ensemble to convey the unusual and flawed characters from the mind of Williams and the pens of half a dozen eclectic playwrights in DESIRE: AN EVENING OF PLAYS BASED ON SIX SHORT STORIES BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS. A self-admitted aficionado of Williams, Director David J. Miller mixes and matches his cast to meet the challenge of portraying diverse personalities. (more...)

BWW Review: AMADEUS at ASB Waterfront Theatre Auckland
by Monica Moore - May 4, 2017

As the curtain rose on the opening scene of Auckland Theatre Company's Amadeus my ageing aesthetic senses were overwhelmed but like a kid unleashed at a new playground I moved from sensory overload to great joy as the stunning artistry before me sunk in. It was simply beautiful. (more...)

Casting Announced for Chichester Festival Theatre's THE COUNTRY GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

THE COUNTRY GIRLS by Edna O'Brien will run at Chichester's Minerva Theatre from 9 June - 8 July, with a press night on 1 June, directed by Lisa Blair. (more...)

Pluto TV Announces New Premium Content Partners
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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Sony Electronics Joins the First Los Angeles Audio Show Displaying High Quality Audio Products
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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Theatre by the Lake Announces Two-Company Ensemble for Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Artistic Director Conrad Lynch today announces the ensemble for the Theatre by the Lake's Summer Season - the first time the theatre has featured two-companies. They will perform over 5 productions in rep - After the Dance, As You Like It, Miss Julie, Handbagged and Remarkable Invisible - in both the theatre's spaces. (more...)

THE SOUL GATHERER Preps for Opening at Stone Cottage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

On a stormy night a young woman suffering from catatonia begins to emerge from her years of Silence with a series of painful screams. That same night her estranged brother is scheduled to arrive. The live-in nurse and maid become overwhelmed with trying to keep the young girl calm and call her Psychiatrist for help. There is a blackout. When the lights emerge a young man is found nearly nude on the floor face down in a bed of feathers in a catatonic state. Is it a mass delusion, a physical embodiment of the girl's mental illness, a visitation of an angel, or is this visitor an imposter? Be prepared to be startled, provoked and intrigued by this most unique play. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for the World Premiere of Kevin Elyot's Final Play TWILIGHT SONG
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

TWILIGHT SONG, the final play by Kevin Elyot, writer of the classic comedy My Night with Reg, will receive its world premiere at Park Theatre from 12 July - 12 August, with a press night on 17 July. (more...)

Embattled Fox News Anchor Sean Hannity to Return to Network Despite Reports
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

Despite rumors to the contrary, Fox News anchor Sean HANNITY will return to host his popular nightly show following the Memorial Day holiday. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brad Zimmerman of MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY at 7 Stages Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - May 25, 2017

Brad Zimmerman is bringing his highly praised solo show My Son The Waiter:  A Jewish Tragedy to 7 Stages Theatre from May 18-June 18.  (more...)

PRACTICING SERIES at Grace Farms Explores Silence With Diverse Group of Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Practicing Silence, a year-long interdisciplinary workshop exploring the many meanings of Silence, will bring together an interdisciplinary team of artists and scholars at Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut from June 13 to 17. For the past several months, participants have engaged a rigorous, creative process fueled by experiential and contemplative research, including a visit to The Cooper Union's anechoic chamber. (more...)

Yara Arts Group to Bring 1917-2017: TYCHNYA, ZHADAN & THE DOGS to La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

From June 9 to 25, La MaMa and Yara Arts Group will present '1917-2017 Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs,' a new theatre piece with poetry which examines what individuals do when a society crumbles. (more...)

WAM Theatre's Fresh Takes Reading Series to Continue with THE DROLL
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The WAM Theatre 2017 Fresh Takes Play reading series continues with The Droll by Meg Miroshnik at 3:30 pm on Sunday, June 4 at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe in West Stockbridge. WAM Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven will direct, and acclaimed local professional actor and theatre educator Jennie M. Jadow is co-producing and will be reading one of the roles. (more...)

European Literature Night to Land at Bohemian National Hall Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

European Literature Night (ELN) comes to Bohemian National Hall in New York City on June 2 from 7-10pm, with actors performing a curated selection of passages from fifteen exceptional literary works of fiction and poetry from across the European continent. The selected books will be available in a book fair along with other international titles. (more...)

Billy Bush Breaks Silence on 'Access Hollywood' Tape, Donald Trump & More
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2017

In a new, sweeping interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Billy Bush speaks for the very first time about the now infamous Donald Trump 'Access Hollywood' tape which contained Donald Trump making crude remarks about women and ultimately led to the firing of Bush from his job on NBC's 'Today.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN an Irresistibly Sublime Black Comedy
by Trevor Durham - May 20, 2017

The destitute society J. Barry Lewis delivers from his cloudy Inishmaan general store is sadistic comedy in highest form. (more...)

BWW Review: Rent in the 6ix Meets Opera in Against the Grain Theatre's LA BOHÈME
by Taylor Long - May 20, 2017

You've never seen a more boho Boheme. Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) presents Puccini's LA BOHÈME in a real Toronto dive bar, The Tranzac Club. AtG is doing something incredible in the world of opera right now - they're growing. When opera houses around the world are reporting declines in ticket sales and reductions in seasonal production budgets - AtG is selling out their run, offering 'standing room only' tickets. Why? Their approach. (more...)

Emilee Garfield Launches New DVD, CANCER CORE RECOVERY
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Emilee Garfield's motto is Empower Your Life! After battling cancer twice, Emilee believes that no matter how hard life can be, with the right support anyone can empower themselves to live a more joyful life. In her new DVD, Cancer Core Recovery (60 minutes, $19.95 www.cancercorerecovery.com) Emilee inspires, educates and motivates as she openly shares her journey and the struggles of battling recurring cancer. After dealing with a new ileostomy, incontinence and internal tissue damage from cancer surgeries and radiation, Emilee realized how much she wanted to help others in the same situation. Her Cancer Core Recovery workout activates the internal muscles deep inside the pelvis, which are difficult to feel and often overlooked. The exercises in her workout focus on small, deep movements to help retrain the body and the nervous system in order to slow down and activate the deepest muscles. In the DVD, Emilee, along with two other cancer survivors, guide viewers and demonstrate the safe, modified exercises to help participants gain confidence and strength to get back on their feet.  (more...)

The Soul Gatherer at The Stone Cottage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Soul Gatherer is presented by MBS Productions at the Stone Cottage Theatre, Addison Conference & Theatre Center, June 1 - July 2, 2017. (more...)

WCPE FM Recognizes Memorial Day
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

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FAUST 3: THE TURD COMING, OR THE FART OF THE DEAL to Satirize Trump Fiasco Onstage This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

'Faust 3: The Turd Coming, or The Fart of the Deal' by Paul David Young, a political satire of the Trump fiasco performed by an ensemble of four clowns, will have its world premiere June 11 to 26 in The Meeting Room of Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, presented by Skylight Productions.  Augustus Heagerty directs. (more...)

L.A. Percussion Quartet Reaches BEYOND in NY Debut, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The third album from the critically-acclaimed, Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, comes out Friday, June 16 on the Sono Luminus label. The high-fidelity release includes two CDs and one Blu-ray surround-sound audio disc, 86 minutes of music in all. As the title suggests, Beyond finds the LAPQ in an expansive mode, building a community of international composers with ties to the ensemble's home base. (more...)

MTI Acquires Licensing Rights to My Fair Lady, Brigadoon, Camelot, Paint Your Wagon, and The Day Before Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Drew Cohen, President of Music Theatre International (MTI), announced today that MTI will represent the secondary stage performance rights to five musicals by the legendary writing team of Lerner & Loewe, including their masterpiece My Fair Lady, the beloved classics Camelot, Brigadoon and Paint Your Wagon, and their newly-restored early work, The Day Before Spring.   MTI, from June 1, will begin representing My Fair Lady in the US, the UK, and all English-language territories, and will represent the four other titles on a worldwide basis. (Some restrictions may apply). (more...)

BWW Review: Young Stars Brighten LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
by Misha Davenport - May 17, 2017

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Tickets On Sale for THE SOUL GATHERER at the Stone Cottage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Soul Gatherer is presented by MBS Productionsat the Stone Cottage Theatre, Addison Conference & Theatre Center, June 1 - July 2, 2017. Tickets and more info at www.MBSProductions.net or by calling 214-477-4942. (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME and INDECENT Top 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Awards; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 7th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit Off Broadway productions that opened during the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

20th Annual Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Lineup
by Movies News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), presented this year by Stella Artois, announced today the film lineup for the 2017 edition. (more...)

PAAL to Host First Forum, MOTHERHOOD IN THEATRE: BREAKING THE SILENCE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The newly formed national network Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL) for the Performing Arts is hosting their first annual forum on parenting and working in US theatres. (more...)

CLEVERMAN Season 2 Premieres 6/28 on Sundance TV
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

SundanceTV and Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC TV Australia) together announced that season two of the critically acclaimed, dystopian original drama series “Cleverman” will premiere Wednesday, June 28 at 10pm ET/9c on SundanceTV in the U.S. and Thursday, June 29 at 9:30pm on ABC TV in Australia. Set in the future, Cleverman features powerful characters from ancient Aboriginal mythology, the Hairy people, who must battle daily to survive in a world that seeks to Silence and destroy them.  (more...)

LA Photographer Martin Cox Opens Solo Show Amidst Iceland's Growing Art Scene
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

This summer, Los Angeles-based, UK-born photographer Martin Cox will open an ambitious solo exhibition, Far Away Right Here at the Husavik Museum in Iceland. Many of the photographs that will be on exhibit stem from Cox's month-long residency at the Fjuk Art Center in Husavik Iceland in 2016. While in residence in Husavik, Cox explored the climate and created a series of images that were inspired by the landscape and history of Husavik. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Holds 26th Underwood New Music Readings Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) continues its 40th anniversary season and its commitment to serving as a catalyst for the creation and development of new orchestral music with the 26th Annual Underwood New Music Readings on Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23, 2017 at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music (450 W. 37th St., NYC). (more...)

Updated Lineup Announced for 2017 EstroGenius Festival at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Manhattan Theatre Source is presenting the 2017 EstroGenius Festival, a multimedia and multi-genre performance festival showcasing dynamic, diverse female voices from a variety of disciplines, now through May 28 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE at Chicago Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Chicago Theatre Workshop, in association with Fletcher Jones Volkswagen, is proud to announce the regional premiere of Little Miss Sunshine, May 11 - June 4, at The Edge Theatre, 5451 N. Broadway. Little Miss Sunshine, music and lyrics by William Finn and book by James Lapine, is directed and choreographed by Maggie Portman and music directed by Nick Sula. Opening Night is Sunday, May 14, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Montana Rep to Host 22nd Annual Missoula Colony for Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Montana Repertory Theatre is producing the 22nd annual Missoula Colony this summer, July 30-August 5. The Colony is a gathering of artists in support of the writer's craft. We've been hosting playwrights and theatre professionals from all over the country for the last 21 years. (more...)

Marcus Center presents 8th Annual Flag Day Celebration on 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is hosting its 8th annual Flag Day Celebration on Wednesday, June 14, which is sponsored by the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and CBRE/ESI.  Festivities are at the Marcus Center's Peck Pavilion beginning at 9:00 am. The theme is Honoring the Dead by Serving the Living and this event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Armitage, Buglisi, Monte, and Muller Join Forces for Shared Program Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Armitage Gone! Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Elisa Monte Dance, and Jennifer Muller/The Works join forces to present a series of five Shared Program Performances featuring 6  Pieces –  3 Premieres – and 35 Dancers. (more...)

Paines Plough Announces Full Programme For ROUNDABOUT @ SUMMERHALL 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Co-Artistic Directors of Paines Plough James Grieve and George Perrin today revealed the full programme of new writing filling ROUNDABOUT @ SUMMERHALL, kicking off at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe before a UK tour in Autumn 2017. (more...)

Pop / Operatic Tenor Thomas Spencer Announced New Album 'The Journey'
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Thomas Spencer and his brother Oliver are the unlikely lads; the underdogs, fuelled by massive talent and no little grit, who have travelled from the tiny South Derbyshire village of Castle Gresley to Los Angeles, where they recorded The Journey, the sparkling, luscious second album under singer Thomas's name. (more...)

Bush Theatre Announces Casting for HIR Starring Arthur Darvill
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Casting is announced today for the UK premiere of Hir, written by Taylor Mac (24-Decade History of Popular Music) and directed by Nadia Fall (Disgraced). Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who, Broadchurch, Once) will play Isaac, Griffyn Gilligan (Teddy Ferrara) plays younger sibling Max, Ashley McGuire (Shopping and F***ing, The Suicide) will play their mom Paige and Andy Williams (The 39 Steps, War Horse) plays her husband Arnold. (more...)

Shoshana Bean, Imagine Dragons to Perform at 2017 TrevorLIVE Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Grammy Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons and Broadway star Shoshana Bean are set to perform at the TrevorLIVE New York fundraising gala June 19 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, The Trevor Project announced today. (more...)

Davis Gaines Will Play Joseph Pulitzer in NEWSIES at the Muny
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Muny announced today that Davis Gaines will play the role of Joseph Pulitzer, rounding out the principal cast for Newsies, the seventh and final production of its 99th season. Design teams were also announced for this production, which plays August 7- 13. Newsies is proudly sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. (more...)

Jason Gerace to Direct SUDDENLY, LAST SUMMER as Part of Raven's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The final production of Raven Theatre Company's 2017-18 season will be Tennessee Williams' stark and poetic Suddenly, Last Summer. (more...)

NBC Has Heaven On Its Mind! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE! to Air on Easter Sunday
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Set for Easter Sunday (April 1, 2018), NBC will bring to broadcast television “Jesus Christ Superstar Live!,” a one-of-a-kind live staging of the iconic 1971 Broadway rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The event will be executive produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Marc Platt, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.  (more...)

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

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