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2016 BroadwayWorld Houston Regional Awards Update - Anthony Lee Medina, Shanae'a Moore Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Houston Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. 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: ALL IS CALM: The Christmas Truce of 1914 at The Playhouse San Antonio
by Kathy Strain - Nov 30, 2016

The Playhouse San Antonio will be performing ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 beginning December 2 and playing until December 18 in the Russell Hill Rogers Theater. (more...)

Old City District Debuts Historic Holiday Nights Every Thursday in December at 45 Restaurants and Retailers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Celebrate the season along America's most historic square mile with Historic Holiday Nights in Old City, presented by VISIT PHILADELPHIA® and Old City District.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre503 and Sleeping Trees Present SCROOGE AND THE SEVEN DWARVES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

After the sell-out successes of Cinderella and the Beanstalk, award-winning Sleeping Trees return to Theatre503 with the world premiere of Scrooge and the Seven Dwarves - a glorious cocktail of everyone's favourite pantomimes, directed by highly acclaimed Simon Evans (The Dazzle, Bug, Silence of the Sea). (more...)

America's Chief Child Protector Submits Formal Documentation to Trump Administration, SubscriberWise Confirms
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2016

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YAGI Film Inc. Announces Screenings of Documentary BEHIND THE COVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

YAGI Film Inc. announces the U.S. premiere of Behind THE COVE, a documentary film rebuttal to the Oscar-winning film The Cove with week-long screenings in New York and Los Angeles, in late November (11/25/16 – 12/1/16) and early December (12/2/16 – 12/8/16), respectively. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/26/2016
by - Nov 26, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/26/2016. (more...)

Centaur Theatre Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Urban Tales with AN UNDEAD XMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Ghosts, goblins and ghastly yarns are the stuff of this year's Urban Tales, Centaur Theatre's annual antidote to the excessive warm-and-fuzzies usually associated with the holiday season. (more...)

BWW Preview: BROADWAY SINGS THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL on 12/3 at NJPAC
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 25, 2016

A new holiday tradition is born when 'Broadway Sings The Muppet Christmas Carol' takes to the stage on Saturday, December 3rd at 3:00 pm. (more...)

RAM Presents Premieres and Works by Galindo, Fetherolf, Barash, Schultz and Górecki
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

New York-based composer and performer collective Random Access Music (RAM), proudly presents its free 2016-17 season-opening concert, Random Number One, on Friday, December 2nd at 8pm at Broom Tree Theatre. (more...)

Original Star Jason Alexander Set for Q&A at MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary Screening in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Just announced, Tony and SAG Award winner Jason Alexander, who starred in the original Broadway cast of Merrily We Roll Along, will participate in a Q&A at one of the first Los Angeles public screenings of the new documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened - a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work, Merrily We Roll Along. (more...)

Aly Tadros Shares Two New Tracks off HUNGRY GHOST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

After eight years and more than 800 shows, Texas-born, Brooklyn-based Aly Tadros is set to deliver Hungry Ghost on December 2. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Liam Neeson Stars in Martin Scorsese's SILENCE
by Movies News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The first official trailer for Martin Scorsese's religious drama Silence debuted online last night. Starring Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson, the film hits theaters on December 23. (more...)

Kirsty Wark and Michael Landy Announced as Judges in National Portrait Gallery's BP Portrait Award 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

As broadcaster Kirsty Wark and artist Michael Landy are announced as judges, the National Portrait Gallery invites entries for the BP Portrait Award 2017. (more...)

FRACTURED HEARTS AND LURID DETAILS a W'holy, unHoliday Series of Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

 From December 20, 2016 until January 2, 2017 BAD REP will be in residence at IRT in NYC. The collaborative group will present a 'wHoly, unHoliday series of events' which include "Fractured Hearts & Lurid Details", a play written by Pamela Enz and directed by Vera Beren along with several pop-up workshops facilitated by Connie Noyes, visiting cohort from Chicago. The play will run from December 21-23, 27-30 at 8:00pm and December 31 at 6:00pm at IRT Theater 154 Christopher Street, NYC, NY 10014. (more...)

Irish Storytellers and Stano Team for 'IN BETWEEN SILENCE' at Barrow Street
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

A spellbinding collaboration between several of Ireland's top contemporary writers and the composer Stano, comes to the Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow Street, for a limited 12-performance engagement from December 3 to December 13. (more...)

Rediscovered Tony Harrison Play Opens 2017 at the Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the rediscovery of Tony Harrison's The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus in its first London production for nearly 30 years opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions to Present Fort Worth Premiere of THE PLEASURE TRIALS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions presents its third and final staged reading of the 2016 season. In a vigorous effort to foster new work, this past year Amphibian has hosted three playwrights in residence to develop their unpublished plays. (more...)

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Film Becomes No. 1 Documentary Nationwide, Extends After NYC Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Atlas Media's Merrily We Roll Along documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened - a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look at the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work - scored in its first weekend of limited release on just two screens in New York City, with strong ticket sales at both NYC. (more...)

Finally an Invisible and Smart Smoke Alarm - Introducing Notafire Pro the Most Advanced Smoke Alarm in the World
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

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Off-Broadway Potter Comedy PUFFS Teams with The Ali Forney Center for Scarf Drive
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic, Off Broadway's hit Potter comedy, will partner with The Ali Forney Center for a special Scarf Drive to spread the warmth this season to help New York's homeless LBGT youth. (more...)

Theatre503 and Sleeping Trees Present SCROOGE AND THE SEVEN DWARVES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

After the sell-out successes of Cinderella and the Beanstalk, award-winning Sleeping Trees return to Theatre503 with the world premiere of Scrooge and the Seven Dwarves - a glorious cocktail of everyone's favourite pantomimes, directed by highly acclaimed Simon Evans (The Dazzle, Bug, Silence of the Sea). (more...)

Big Carlos Vives and Shakira Among Winners of 17th LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Argentine-Mexican actor Sebastián Rulli joined Puerto Rican singer/songwriter and actress Roselyn Sánchez to host the 17th Annual LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS live on the Univision Network last night from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (more...)

2017 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival to Wow the Windy City This January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The 2017 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, riding the wake of its inaugural success in 2015, is returning to wow the Windy City again, January 19-29, 2017. (more...)

Oscar Winning Actress Marlee Matlin to Guest Star on CBS's CODE BLACK 12/7
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin will guest star on CODE BLACK, Wednesday, Dec. 7 (10:00-11:00PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Pieter-Dirk Uys Memoir THE ECHO OF A NOISE Returns by Popular Demand for Baxter Theatre Run
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

After a sell-out season earlier this year, Pieter-Dirk Uys returns with his acclaimed memoir THE ECHO OF A NOISE, this time to the Baxter Theatre, from 29 November 2016. (more...)

Rough Readings Series Presents THE BONE BRIDGE by Trina Davies at Stanford University/ Custom Made Theatre SF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Playwrights Foundation and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford's 2016/17 Rough Reading Series present early draft  readings on December 5 & 6 of THE BONE BRIDGE by Trina Davies, on December 5 - 7:30 pm at Stanford and Tuesday, December 6 - 2:00 pm at Custom Made Theatre in San Francisco. (more...)

TOSOS Presents WRETCHED LITTLE BRAT by Brian Merriman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

TOSOS ("The Other Side of Silence") is dedicated to preserving the theatrical heritage of the LGBT community through the development of new plays by emerging artists as well as revivals of established works. (more...)

Moore and More Lead "Buffalo to Broadway" at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Broadway's Bethany Moore (Pippin, Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark), Louie Napoleon (CATS Tour, West Side Story Tour), and Kevin Zak (Clinton: The Musical, Silence!) will join forces with a group of students and alumni of the University at Buffalo a one night only cabaret at The Duplex celebrating fun, song, and Buffalo pride!  (more...)

Sharsheret Hosts Jewel Circle Reception Honoring Past Board President Dana Norris of Tishman Speyer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Sharsheret, a national not-for-profit organization supporting young Jewish women and families facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, will host its annual Jewel Circle cocktail reception on Thursday, November 17, 2016. This private event will welcome 150 women and men to New York City's 620 Loft & Garden at Rockefeller Center. Sharsheret will recognize Jewel Circle donors and its past president, Dana Norris. At the event, Sharsheret will announce this year's 64 Jewel families and debut a new video, Jewels in the Chain of Support. (more...)

Photo Flash: TOSOS presents the US Premiere of Critically Acclaimed Play EIREBRUSHED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Many New York City companies have toured to the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival (IDGTF) in the last decade, and now a new play by the festival's founder is coming to NYC. (more...)

Lionsgate Announces Two Major Film Deals for German-Speaking Market
by Movies News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced that it has reached major deals with two leading distributors for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. (more...)

Discover Ancient Scotland and Your Deeper Self on a Spiritual Retreat with Catriona McGregor
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

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Andro Donovan Shares How to MOTIVATE YOURSELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

LONDON, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ In an age when people are never without their smartphones, headphones and tablets, Silence has become scary,' says Andro Donovan, author of the new book Motivate Yourself: Get the Life You Want, Find Purpose and Achieve Fulfilment, published by Capstone, a subsidiary of Wiley. Moreover, because we are no longer accustomed to the sounds of Silence, Donovan says we have lost the ability to connect to who we really are. (more...)

BWW Recap: Premature Emasculation on THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Nov 14, 2016

Welcome to a special 90 minute episode of THE WALKING DEAD or, rather, “More time for a lot of commercials.” But there is no rest for the wicked as Negan makes his first visit to Alexandria way ahead of schedule. (more...)

BWW Review: ROSS - THE LIVES OF LAWRENCE OF ARABIA at Space Theatre
by - Nov 14, 2016

Ross - The Lives of Lawrence of Arabia, is Independent Theatre's final offering for the year. (more...)

Arch Contemporary Ballet Presents Three Eye-Opening Works, 11/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Arch Contemporary Ballet, in its mission to launch ballet and music to an inclusive 21st century audience, presents three world premieres by Artistic Director Sheena Annalise at The Sheen Center with three performances Friday, November 18th - Saturday, November 19th at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Lonny Price to Direct World Premiere of COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT at HERE Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

Staged Dreams is pleased to announce the world premiere of COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT, a new American play written by Tony Award nominee, Calvin Levels and directed by Tony Award nominee, Lonny Price. The play will be presented at Here's MainStage Theatre, located in New York's SoHo district. It runs December 2 thru 22, 2016 (more...)

Warner Bros Record Artists Nominated for Eleven 2017 GRAMMY AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Warner Bros. Records artists representing multiple genres from across the label's roster, including Rock, Pop, R&B, New Age and Country, have been nominated for eleven 2017 Grammy Awards by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS). (more...)

Haochen Zhang Joins Pacific Symphony For First Piano Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Pacific Symphony rings in the New Year with two monumental Russian works on one exceptional program. First, one of the repertoire's most-loved and instantly recognizable concertos-Tchaikovsky's gorgeous and grand Piano Concerto No. 1-becomes the center of attention for this orchestral showcase led by Music Director Carl St.Clair. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble proudly announces its 2017 Season, "The Mind/Body Connection." The season includes three new plays linked under this mind/body connection and told from distinctly female perspectives.  These bold works explore how we separate our primal, instinctive physical beings from our intellectual and emotional selves. The season will be performed at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New FX Drama LEGION, Premiering 2/8
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

LEGIONn, the highly-anticipated new drama series from Noah Hawley, will premiere on FX on Wednesday, February 8 at 10 PM ET/PT. (more...)


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Disturbed Earns Grammy Nomination for Best Rock Performance for 'The Sound of Silence'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Warner Bros. Records / Reprise artist Disturbed have earned a Grammy nomination in the Best Rock Performance category for 'The Sound of Silence (Live on CONAN).' (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Present Martin Scorsese Retrospective
by Movies News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

During the next five months, Museum of the Moving Image will present a comprehensive retrospective devoted to the films of Martin Scorsese, in conjunction with a major exhibition about the director's work, life, and passion for cinema. (more...)

Netflix Announces Slate of Originals at 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Netflix unveiled its expanded slate of diverse originals making their world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, which will include four original features, one original documentary feature, and episodes of two hotly-anticipated doc series. With a roster of talent including Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville, Jason Segel, Rooney Mara, Robert Redford, Elijah Wood, Rashida Jones, Melanie Lynskey, Riley Keough, Jesse Plemons, and Alfre Woodard, the titles selected for Sundance Film Festival highlight the diversity and breadth of creativity found at Netflix. (more...)

MOONLIGHT Among Winners of 2016 LA Film Critics Awards; Full List!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

MOONLIGHT won for Best Picture of the Year, it was announced by Claudia Puig, President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/3/2016
by - Dec 3, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/3/2016. (more...)

NYC Saxist Adam Schneit Releases Debut 'Light Shines In' Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

When considering titles for his debut album, Light Shines In, on Fresh Sound New Talent Records, tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Adam Schneit was reminded of the chorus from his favorite Leonard Cohen song, “Anthem”: (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg Regional Awards Update - Jonathan Harrison, Scott Daniel Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld South Bend Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. 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...)

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