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Rachael Young and Dwayne Antony Present OUT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Am I black enough? straight enough? Jamaican enough? (more...)

Girl Be Heard to Present BLURRED LINES at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The award-winning ensemble Girl Be Heard (girlbeheard.org) a nonprofit theatre company that amplifies the stories of young women, is pleased to present the World Premiere of BLURRED LINES, a revolutionary new show about the normalization of rape culture in contemporary society at HERE (145 6th Avenue, one block south of Spring St., enter on Dominick St.) February 9-19. (more...)

VIDEO: Adam Driver Remembers Star Wars Co-Star Carrie Fisher
by - Jan 6, 2017

On this week's LATE SHOW, actor Adam Driver, who has two new movies out including 'Silence,' revealed that he was deeply inspired by Carrie Fisher and calls her "a once in a lifetime personality." (more...)

LOVE FOR SALE Opens at Soho Playhouse Huron Club
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Paris, 1934. A naive American songstress turns up in a cafe, hoping to escape the Depression & make her name…but there are other things in store for her in the City of Light. (more...)

Molly Pope to Bring A STAR IS BORN Back to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

A STAR IS BORN - presented live by award-winning cabarettist Molly Pope - will return to Feinstein's/54 Below for a one-night-only encore performance on Wednesday, January 18 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 1/9 - 1/13 on ABC - Tuesday, January 3, 2017
by - Jan 6, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA 1/9 - 1/13, airing on ABC on Tuesday, January 3, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION KING Reigns at Saenger Theatre
by Tara Bennett - Jan 6, 2017

Many throughout the world have seen the iconic story of The Lion King, the 1994 Disney musical animation that has captured the hearts of young and old alike, but to see it on stage is a whole other experience entirely. (more...)

Justin Weaks, Frankie Faison, Charlayne Woodard, Roscoe Orman and More Sign on for BUD, NOT BUDDY at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the full casting for the world premiere of Bud, Not Buddy, a new play by Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge, adapted from Christopher Paul Curtis's acclaimed Newbury Medal winning novel, with music by world-renowned jazz artist and composer Terence Blanchard. (more...)

Draco and the Malfoys Band, New Plays and More Set for 'WizardNights' at PUFFS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Puffs Presents WizardNights - an exciting monthlong celebration of special theater and musical events presented by the Off Broadway hit PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - will take place January 13 through February 5. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Cast Photo of ANASTASIA Featuring Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, and Ramin Karimloo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The producers of the new musical, ANASTASIA, today unveil a first look photo of Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, and Ramin Karimloo. (more...)

Winter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

South Orange Performing Arts Center has released its lineup for the first half of 2017. See the newly released Winter-Spring events schedule below:  (more...)

John Cariani, Hannah Elless, Emily Skinner and More Tapped for Transport Group's William Inge Rep; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Transport Group has announced the cast of Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III. (more...)

Drake, The Chainsmokers Top iHeartRadio Music Award Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Be prepared for another all-star night in music as the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards returns to the historic Forum in Los Angeles on Sunday (March 5). (more...)

Akvavit Theatre Announces New Artistic Leadership; Associate Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Akvavit Theatre, Chicago's premier Nordic Theatre Company, will launch 2017 with new artistic leadership and an expanded ensemble. Five year Akvavit veterans Kirstin Franklin and Breahan Pautsch will serve as the company's new Co-Artistic Directors, succeeding Artistic Director Chad Eric Bergman and Managing Artistic Director Bergen Anderson, who have served since 2009. Bergman and Anderson will remain with Akvavit as Founders and as part of the original company, which still includes Mark Litwicki and Matthew Isler. Additionally, Akvavit welcomes eight new Associate company members: Richard Gilbert, Joe Giovannetti, Sarah Giovannetti, Nigel Harsch, Paulette Hicks, Micah Kronlokken, Julie Mitre and Amber Robinson.  (more...)

Bush Theatre Re-Opens in March with a Week-Long Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Bush Theatre will reopen after a year-long £4.3m redevelopment, the largest capital project in the theatre's history, with a bold new season kicked off by the European Premiere of Guards at the Taj by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph, directed by Jamie Lloyd (from 7 April). A brand new Studio space opens with the premiere of Barney Norris play While We're Here directed by Alice Hamilton (from 26 April). (more...)

Hubbard Street's Season 39 Spring Series Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

???????Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, full programming for Season 39 Spring Series March 16-19, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Announces 39th Spring Series, 3/16-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, full programming for Season 39 Spring Series March 16-19, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. (more...)

Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, with original music by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

BWW TV: North Carolina Theatre's ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 19, 2017

North Carolina Theatre will be presenting Always...Patsy Cline from January 20th-29th at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. I recently got to speak with the two stars of this production Carter Calvert and Two-Time Emmy Winner Sally Struthers. (more...)

Robbie Robertson Accepts The Music for Life Award at The 2017 NAMM Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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More Broadway Villains Sign on for 'ICY HEARTS CLUB' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), Kevin Smith Kirkwood (Kinky Boots; Classic Whitney: Alive!), Denis Lambert (Doctor Zhivago; A Chorus Line), Sharone Sayegh (The Band's Visit; Mamma Mia), and Ari'el Stachel (The Band's Visit) join the cast of The Broadway Villains Party: Icy Hearts Club Edition at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Amazon to Debut Amir Bar-Lev's Grateful Dead Documentary LONG STRANGE TRIP, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Amazon Studios today announced it has acquired LONG STRANGE TRIP, an unprecedented four hour documentary about the Grateful Dead from director Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story) and executive producer Martin Scorsese (Silence). (more...)

Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN Asks 'Is Free Press Under Fire?'
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

New York Theatre Barn Awards 2016 IMPACT Award to New Musical SAM'S ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

New York Theatre Barn has awarded the writers of the new musical Sam's Room the annual IMPACT Award. 2016 marked the first year of the award. (more...)

Flamenco, LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS and More Set for Queens Theatre's Winter/Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Queens Theatre is launching its Winter/Spring 2017 Season with a diverse array of presentations, including the acclaimed dance company FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA, Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers and a new Queens Theatre production of the American classic, The Miracle Worker. (more...)

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

The Selador Showcase's The Fourth Dimension (part 1) Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

After a 2016 to remember, Selador kickstart the new year with the fourth installment of our acclaimed Showcase series. (more...)

National Theatre Unveils Broadcast Dates for ANGELS IN AMERICA, Starring Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

National Theatre Live has just announced the broadcast dates for ANGELS IN AMERICA, Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning two-part play. (more...)

Domestic Violence Survivor Releases IN MY SHOES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Hoping to inspire those who suffer from domestic violence, Lyn Crain has released her new book called 'In My Shoes,' a collection of poems that depict the experience of a domestic violence victim, and eventually, survivor. (more...)

Scoop: STAR on FOX - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
by - Jan 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on STAR, airing on FOX on Wednesday, January 18, 2017! (more...)

comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of January 15, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

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The Quiet Room Label is Working on the Development of the First Global Quiet Hotel Room App
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

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REELZ to Premiere Original Miniseries THE KENNEDYS- AFTER CAMELOT, 4/2
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

REELZ today announced the premiere date for the highly anticipated original miniseries, THE KENNEDY S- AFTER CAMELOT,, starring Katie Holmes as Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Matthew Perry as Ted Kennedy, with the two-hour world premiere on Sunday, April 2, 2017 (more...)

Stories on Stage to Present LEGAL FICTIONS This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Stories on Stage presents 'Legal Fictions' on Sunday, February 12 at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204. (more...)

Austin Shakespeare to Stage Harold Pinter's OLD TIMES in the Round
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Austin Shakespeare seats the audience in the round for Harold Pinter's Old Times at The Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Andy Richter Directs 'Silence of the Lambs: The Musical' on LIFE IN PIECEES
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On tonight's episode of LIFE IN PIECES on CBS titled “Musical Motel Property Bingo” – Heather freaks out when Samantha auditions for the high school musical and the director, Julius Black (Andy Richter), doesn't give her a part. (more...)

Record-Breaking Djakarta Warehouse Project Drops Video Of Asia's Biggest Mannequin Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Over two days in December, 90,000 music fans – 27,000 of whom were from overseas – descended on Jakarta's JExpo Centre to celebrate life, culture and the beats that unite them (more...)

Victory Gardens Will Take Part in THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels announce Victory Gardens Theater's participation in The Ghostlight Project, an evening of advocacy at theater companies across the country. (more...)

SHE HAS A NAME to Debut 1/18 in Limited Run at The Elektra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

In conjunction with Human Trafficking Month, Ripple Effect Artists will debut its 2017 production SHE HAS A NAME, the critically-acclaimed play by Andrew Kooman about human trafficking at the Elektra Theatre for a limited run: January, 18, 25 and February 1st. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Had Fun Preparing for New Film SILENCE with a Jesuit Priest
by - Jan 12, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest AndreW Garfield revealed that the Jesuit priest he worked with to prepare for his role in the new film Silence was a bit of a comedian and taught him a lesson about self-reflection. (more...)

BWW Review: Molly Pope Meets Classic Hollywood in the Energetic and Captivating A STAR IS BORN at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Ashley Steves - Jan 12, 2017

Starting in the back of the packed Feinstein's/54 Below house with 'It's a New World' (Harold Arlen/Ira Gershwin), Molly Pope has your attention. The band has played the overture; now it is her turn, crooning in Silence. As suddenly as the first number ends, you're launched into the energetic 'Gotta Have Me Go with You,' Pope working her way through the crowd to the stage to join Brian Beach and Danny Bevins, her pair of enthusiastic backup dancers for the evening and the final pieces of her very complete transformation into Vicki Lester. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Went Quiet For A Week Preparing for New Film 'Silence'
by - Jan 11, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Andrew Garfield explained that he and his co-star Adam Driver didn't speak for a week while studying at a Jesuit retreat in preparation for his role in his new film, 'Silence.' (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Announces Publication of REVERSE SHOT Book on Martin Scorcese January Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image will publish the tome Martin Scorsese: He Is Cinema, a Reverse Shot. To celebrate the book's release the Museum of the Moving image is hosting a week of events. See the full schedule below:  (more...)

Breaking News: Have You Heard? ANASTASIA Has Found Its Full Broadway Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Producers Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening) just announced complete casting for the new musical, ANASTASIA. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Transport Group's PICNIC & COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 10, 2017

Transport Group will soon present Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III, featuring Tony nominee John Cariani (Something Rotten) as Howard (Picnic) and Service Men (Sheba); Hannah Elless (Bright Star) as Millie (Picnic) and Marie (Sheba); OBIE winner David Greenspan (The Patsy) as Elmo (Sheba); Joseph Kolinski (Follies) as Doc (Sheba); Ginna Le Vine as Madge (Picnic); Heather Mac Rae (I Remember Mama) as Mrs. Potts (Picnic) and Lola (Sheba); David T. Patterson (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) as Hal (Picnic) and Turk (Sheba); Tony winner Michele Pawk (Hollywood Arms) as Flo (Picnic); Jennifer Piech (Titanic) as Irma (Picnic) and Mrs. Coffman ( Sheba); Krystal Rowley as Christine (Picnic); Jay Russell (Travels with My Aunt) as Ed (Sheba); Emily Skinner (Billy Elliot) as Rosemary (Picnic); and Rowan Vickers (Nat Turner in Jerusalem) as Alan (Picnic) and Bruce (Sheba). (more...)

Galerie Lelong Presents JAUME PLENSA'S SILENCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Galerie Lelong is pleased to announce Silence, a solo exhibition of work by Jaume Plensa. The exhibition presents Plensa's installation and monumental sculpture in a new configuration, where the source material for the work appears alongside the finished sculptures. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg/Tampa Awards Winners Announced - Scott Daniel, Diana Rogers and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 St. Petersburg winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

PARTICIPANT MEDIA PARTNERS WITH LIONSGATE TO REPRESENT INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS TO UPCOMING FEATURE FILM SLATE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

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HERE Proudly Presents CHIFLON, EL SILENCIO DEL CARBON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

HERE proudly presents Chiflon, El Silencio del Carbon, by renowned Chilean company Silencio Blanco, a presentation from HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program.  This production plays three performances only, February 24 - 26, 2017 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street).  This presentation at HERE arrives as part of a U.S. tour, with dates and venues as follows: MCA, Chicago, IL (January 15-24); FUNDarte, Miami, FL (January 25-29); University of Maryland/The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD (January 30-February 5); Raritan Valley Community College/The Theatre, Branchburg, NJ (February 6-12); Bucknell University/Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Lewisburg, PA (February 13-19); HERE, New York, NY (February 24-26); UCLA/Center for the Art of Performance, Los Angeles, CA (February 27-March 5); Boom Arts, Portland, OR (March 6-9). (more...)

EVITA, GOOD MONSTERS Claim Top Honors at Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 10, 2017

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center's joint venture to produce Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita in Nashville resulted in the production claiming the top prize as "Outstanding Musical of The Year" at Sunday's Midwinter's First Night event at The Larry Keeton Theatre. Nashville Repertory Theatre's production of Nate Eppler's original play Good Monsters took the title of "Outstanding Play of The Year" in the annual ceremony that dates back to its origins in 1989. (more...)

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