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CAMELOT Rides into Broadway Theatre of Pitman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

This beloved musical has received multiple awards and is recognized for its use of lyrical simplicity and lush romanticism in songs like 'Camelot,' 'C'est Moi,' 'If Ever I Would Leave You' and 'I Loved You Once in Silence.' The perfect combination of humor, fearlessness and romance, Camelot is the classic legend of the Knights of the Round Table in King Arthur's reign, and the tragic love triangle between the noble King Arthur, the errant but lovely Queen Guenevere and the trusted Sir Lancelot. (more...)

Shakespeare's Language Takes the Screen in THE SOUNDING, Danny Burstein Co-Stars
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

The Sounding: On an island off the coast of Maine, Liv, after years of Silence, begins to create a new language of her own by weaving together Shakespeare's words. A driven neurologist, brought to the island to protect her, discovers her speaking this acquired language and commits her to a psychiatric hospital. She becomes a full-blown rebel; her increasing violence threatens to keep her locked up for life as she defends her difference and fights for her freedom. (more...)

Diane Lane Receives Award for Cinematic Excellence at Closing of Sarasota Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

After nine days of films, panels, roundtable discussions and community outreach, with organizations such as the BOOKER Film Academy, IMG and Boys & Girls Club, the 2017 Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) concluded at the historic Sarasota Opera House on Saturday. (more...)

Stories on Stage Presents Humorous and Heartfelt Celebration of Mother's Day MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2017

Stories on Stage presents 'Motherhood Out Loud' on Sunday, May 7 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. Tickets are available online at www.storiesonstage.org or by calling 303-494-0523. Single tickets are $15-$28. (more...)

Sigari Luckwell Announces Second Poetry Collection
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Sigari Luckwell's new poetry book, 'The Man Who Takes Care of My Soul: A Second Collection of Poetry' (published by Balboa Press AU), encourages readers to view life from many perspectives; describing the 'extraordinariness' of ordinary life. (more...)

2017 EstroGenius Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Manhattan Theatre Source will present the 2017 EstroGenius Festival, a multimedia and multi-genre performance festival showcasing dynamic, diverse female voices from a variety of disciplines, May 6-28 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Sings Emotional Rendition of 'Imagine' to Honor Pulse Victims at 2017 GLAAD Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Tony Award-winning Cynthia Erivo performed a stirring tribute to the 49 innocent lives lost in the Orlando Pulse nightclub attack, as well as the eight transgender women who have been murdered in hate crimes in the US this year, putting 2017 on track to be the deadliest on record, at the 2017 GLAAD Awards. Watch her emotional rendition of 'Imagine' below! (more...)

See What's On this Month at the Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Avant Media's Tangets Series, NY No Limits Film Series, The CURRENT SESSIONS, and Spotlight On fest included the East Village venue's April programming. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces Full Cast for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Signature Theatre is proud to announce full casting for Jesus Christ Superstar directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Gypsy, The Flick). (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Acquires Unfinished Final Portrait of Arthur Wellesley
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The National Portrait Gallery has acquired Sir Thomas Lawrence's unfinished final portrait of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, following a successful public fund-raising appeal, it was announced today, 6 April 2017. (more...)

Videos From 'Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Ghost In The Shell' Album Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Director Rupert Sanders left no detail out for the current theatrical release of the American action-thriller Ghost In The Shell in theatres now. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Announces Spring and Summer Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

See all the newly announced April-June events at Museum of the Moving Image! (more...)

BWW Review: Shakespeare's Reflection on Humanity is Powerfully Human in Why Not Theatre's PRINCE HAMLET
by Taylor Long - Apr 22, 2017

A gender-bending, English and American Sign Language (ASL) bilingual production of Shakespeare's Hamlet may sound ambitious - but it plays as compellingly human. Maybe you're not familiar with the story. Maybe you've seen it a hundred times. Regardless, Why Not Theatre's PRINCE HAMLET will defy your expectations. Ravi Jain has adapted Shakespeare's most famous play in a way that is relatable and, as the title suggests, focuses more intimately on its protagonist's struggle to understand human nature. (more...)

BWW Interview: Artist EMILY CHURCO Talks Art and Life
by Mark C. Lloyd - Apr 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld chats with artist Emily Churco about her work and inspirations (more...)

STYX Is Ready For Takeoff With Their First Studio Album In 14 Years
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Welcome one and all to THE MISSION, STYX's sonically sweet 16th studio album and its most ambitious, most challenging, and most rewarding release to date. Please take note of the official stardate, as THE MISSION has duly been set for liftoff June 16 on the band's label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 4/21 - SPAMALOT and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Check out the top stories from Detroit you might have missed this week and more! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 4/21 - SPAMALOT and More! (more...)

Chicago Theatre Workshop Announces Cast and Production Team for LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 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 James Lapine and book by William Finn, is directed and choreographed by Maggie Portman and music directed by Nick Sula. (more...)

Ian D'Sa of Billy Talent to #RockThePlate at Brewers Plate
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The 10th annual rock and roll themed Brewers Plate (#RockThePlate) in support of War Child Canada now boasts a Canadian rock legend as the celebrity guest DJ. Ian D'Sa of the band Billy Talent will trade in his guitar for a sound mixer as he joins the incredible roster of Ontario brewers and locally renowned restaurants and Chefs as they create the ultimate rock and roll pairing experience. (more...)

James Litherland's New Solo Album 'Back 'n Blue' Out 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Born in Salford, James Litherland's musical journey began in 1968 when he moved to London to join Jon Hiseman's Colosseum as lead singer and guitarist. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL at Trinity College
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Heathers: The Musical plays Trinity College in Hartford, CT from April 27-29, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Works by Christopher Shinn, Zakiyyah Alexander and More Set for EST's 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre and Radio Drama Network announced today the lineup for the 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS, the biennial festival series of brand new plays from emerging playwrights. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Christy Altomare, Derek Klena and More Bring the Romanovs to Broadway in ANASTASIA!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, will open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. BroadwayWorld has a first look at their 'journey to the past' onstage below! (more...)

Hello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening Tonight
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 20, 2017

The revival of Hello, Dolly opens tonight on Broadway, starring Bette Midler and featuring a star-studded cast. The Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpiece Hello, Dolly! is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the World
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

TIME has named Ben Platt to the 2017 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related items appear in the May 1, 2017 issue of TIME, available on newsstands on Friday, April 21, and now at time.com/time100. (more...)

The Public Slates 2017 Emerging Writers Group Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Public Theater has announced the line-up for the popular Spotlight Series of free staged readings of new plays by The Public's Emerging Writers Group, beginning on Wednesday, May 31 and running through Monday, June 26. (more...)

Everything's Coming Up Roses in Arden Theatre Company's GYPSY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Arden Theatre Company closes its 29th Season with the musical GYPSY by Arthur Laurents with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, running May 18 through June 18, 2017, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. Terrence J. Nolen directs. (more...)

TRU to Host 'Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing' Boot Camp
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their annual Producer Boot Camp: Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday, April 29, 2017 and Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 10am-6pm at Nola Studios, 244 W. 54th Street, 11th floor Studio C. (more...)

CABARET Joins Florida Rep's 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce Kander and Ebb's 12-time Tony Award-winning musical, 'Cabaret' as part of its 20th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Danish Director Niels Arden Oplev to Helm THE DEEP MAD DARK Pilot for TNT
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Turner's TNT has tapped Niels Arden Oplev to direct and executive-produce the pilot for THE DEEP MAD DARK, an atmospheric mystery-thriller about the complexities of friendship. (more...)

NYC and Austin Theatre Companies Join Forces to Present BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

AZTEC ECONOMY in association with THEATRE SYNESTHESIA is pleased to announce the Austin premiere of BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME by Casey Wimpee, directed by Leah Bonvissuto. (more...)

Enjoy a Soothing Afternoon of Jazz with The Andrew Linham Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Join Andrew Linham and guests for a sublime afternoon of jazz standards and original material on Friday 28 April at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch. (more...)

Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA Returns to The Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

One hundred and twenty years after it was first published, Anton Chekhov's celebrated masterpiece Uncle Vanya makes its way back onto The Court Theatre's stage. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for SOUND BITES 4.0 Festival of 10-minute Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for Theatre Now New York's  4th Annual SOUND BITES Festival of 10-Minute Musicals to be performed on Monday, May 29th, at 7:00PM at THE IRENE DIAMOND STAGE, The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY in Midtown Manhattan. Tickets can be purchased at www.tnny.org or 855-254-7469 and start at just $25. (more...)

BWW Review: Philosophical BATTLEFIELD at the Guthrie Theater
by Karen Bovard - Apr 17, 2017

Now in his 90s, innovative and influential director Peter Brook is still making theater. 30 years ago, he staged a 9 hour marathon depicting portions of the great Hindu epic THE MAHABARATA to wide acclaim and some controversy. With BATTLEFIELD, he and his collaborator Marie-Helene Estienne return to that source material for an elegiac and stripped down 70 minute meditation on life, death, and how to resist despair. (more...)

BWW Review: Mosaic Theater's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT
by Roger Catlin - Apr 14, 2017

The riveting, ready-made drama of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings animate a new production at the Mosaic Theater Company of DC. (more...)

Kevin R Free and Jeff Hiller Reveal The Worst Of Themselves in New Comedy Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

MYCARL PRODUCTIONS, in association with KAMPFIRE FILMS and FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade, is pleased to present the once monthly comedy performance of No, I'M the Worst!!!, created and hosted by Kevin R. Free. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kim Scharnberg and Christopher Youstra
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 14, 2017

Today's subjects, Kim Scharnberg and Christopher Youstra, are currently living their theatre lives as the orchestrator and musical director, respectively, for the Ford's Theatre production of Ragtime. The show continues through May 20th. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Satire to Close The Ringwald's 10th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Ringwald Theatre will conclude its 10th Anniversary Season with the Michigan premiere of Silence! The Musical with book by Hunter Bell (Tony-nominated writer of {title of show}) and music and lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan. (more...)

Actors Co-Op presents Ahrens and Flaherty's LUCKY STIFF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for110 in the Shade) presents the fifth and final show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season, the killer musical from the writers of Ragtime and Once On This Island, LUCKY STIFF, book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty, choreography by Julie Hall, musical direction by Taylor Stephenson and directed by Stephen Van Dorn.  LUCKY STIFF will preview on Wednesday, May 10 & Thursday, May 11 at 8pm and will open on Friday, May 12 at 8pm and run through Sunday, June 18 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Martin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special Guests
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The exhibition, Martin Scorsese, devoted to the director's life, work, and passion for cinema, which opened on December 11, has attracted more than 50,000 visitors to the Museum's galleries and to the comprehensive retrospective of the director's work in its theaters. (more...)

Momentum Dance Company To Celebrate 35 Years, 4/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Momentum Dance Company will celebrate its 35th Anniversary this year with a weekend of performances on April 22 – 23, 2017. The company's Founder & Artistic Director, Delma Iles, will showcase a total of five works to commemorate the company's prestigious accomplishment. (more...)

BWW Review: ALL OR NOTHING, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 12, 2017

In 1964, a new phenomenon exploded onto the dingy British streets. It was the essence of all that was cool. It was Mod. Mods stuck two fingers up at the class-ridden society and its dull redundant culture. They were working-class free spirits who rode sexy streamlined Italian Vespas or Lambrettas. (more...)

Playwright Naomi Wallace Visits THE WAR BOYS in their Final Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

An OBIE-winning and MacArthur Fellow, Wallace's scorching drama has been acclaimed from Chicago to London and was adapted into a 2009 film. The War Boys is directed by James Will McBride and produced by Joshua Morgan. (more...)

Joan Cleville's THE NORTH to Make World Premiere in Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Joan Cleville Dance presents the world premiere of The North coming to Tramway, Glasgow 12th - 13th May as part of Dance International Glasgow. (more...)

LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE Will Get Regional Premiere at Chicago Theatre Workshop
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 12, 2017

From the Tony Award-winning team of James Lapine (Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George) and William Finn (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) comes a musical comedy about one modern family's unexpected route to brighter days. Based on the Academy Award-winning film by Michael Arndt. Chicago Theatre Workshop will be the first company in the US to present the show since its off-Broadway run at Second Stage Theater.  (more...)

Bess Wohl's SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS To Launch National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Producer Eva Price is proud to announce that the critically acclaimed play Small Mouth Sounds, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Obie Award-winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812), will launch a national tour beginning this fall at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. (more...)

Stephen Spotswood's DOUBLEWIDE to Kick Off Rolling Premiere at Florida Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the opening of Doublewide by Stephen Spotswood, its 66th Rolling World Premiere. (more...)

Birmingham Hippodrome Announces Full Line-Up for B-Side Hip-Hop Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

World-class graffiti, international dance stars, award-winning rap artists plus the biggest names in Birmingham's home-grown, hip-hop talent - these are just some of the highlights audiences can look forward at this year's B-Side Hip-Hop Festival. (more...)

Etcetera Etcetera to Host A Benefit For Planned Parenthood
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Etcetera Etcetera will host on Monday, April 17th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm a warm spirited evening of entertainment and empowerment directed by Tricia Brouk. Featuring Broadway belters Mia Gentile from Kinky Boots and Bret Shuford from Cirque du Soleil's Paramour, NYMF's Broadway's next sensation, Erica Lustig. (more...)

Photo Flash: Journey to St. Petersburg with a First Look at ANASTASIA on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

ANASTASIA began previews on March 23 and will open on Broadway on April 24 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor, and Mary Beth Peil. (more...)

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