Freehold to Stage HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Director Robin Lynn Smith and a stellar company including Shakespeare veterans Reginald Andre Jacskon (Henry V), Andrew McGinn (Ghost of Falstaff), Lisa Norman (Mistress Q) and Peter Dylan O'Connor (Pistol/York) bring HENRY V to stirring life with live music composted by Kultur Shock member Srdjan "Gino" Yevdjevich and movement by Butoh dancer Vanessa Skantze. (more...)

Scoop: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on THE CW - Thursday, July 28, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jul 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, airing on THE CW on Thursday, July 28, 2016! (more...)

by Linda Ann Watt - Jul 8, 2016

THE WIZARD OF OZ is a must see! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Immortal
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 8, 2016

BWW speaks to GreanTea Productions about their Second World War drama Immortal, which is heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August. (more...)

Single Tickets for Miami City Ballet's 2016-17 Season on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Single-show ticket on-sale for Miami City Ballet's 2016-17 season began at midnight on July 6. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company to Host TRANSFORMER TALES at Bangor Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Penobscot Theatre Company will host a public forum, July 18, 2016, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at the Bangor Opera House, to unpack a project that has been in the works for the past year: Transformer Tales: Stories of the Dawnland is a new play that will come to life in the context of the theatre's summer educational program for local students. (more...)

Carol Frenzen Pens World War II Civilian Secretary Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

This memoir of World War II is the true story of a young woman from Berwyn, Illinois who left her studies at the University of Wisconsin, hired on as a civilian government employee, and moved to wartime Hawaii to work at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard and Kaneohe Naval Air Station during the darkest days of the war in the Pacific. (more...)

ACTLab to Present New Musical BAD APPLES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Bad Apples is the new rock musical inspired by the real-life prisoner abuse scandal at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. Bad Apples seeks to answer the simple question: How in God's name did this happen? Two Soldiers ended up pregnant by fellow soldier Charles Graner; both women wanted to marry him, competed with each other to win his love, and enthusiastically tortured prisoners together, documenting most of it in pictures that later leaked and shocked the world. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Full-Length Trailer of Tim Rice's FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Finger Lakes
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival proudly produces the North American premiere of Tim Rice's new musical, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. Performances opened June 29, and will run through July 20 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of the Festival's 2016 season. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the brand new full-length trailer below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Tim Rice And Brett Smock of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by Gianluca Russo - Jul 5, 2016

Legendary lyricist Tim Rice's new musical, From Here to Eternity, is currently playing at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse through July 20. Based off the 1951 novel of the same name by James Jones, the show tells the story of a group of U.S. Army Soldiers during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. From Here to Eternity, as Rice tells us via a phone interview, is much different than some of his past musicals including The Wizard of Oz and Beauty and the Beast. 'It's not like Aladdin or The Lion King,' he explains. 'The material is very different and more mature than those shows. It's a very complex story. There is a lot going on in it but that is what makes it such a beautiful show.' (more...)

Rosie Kay Dance Company Sets DOUBLE POINTS: K & MOTEL Autumn Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

?Rosie Kay Dance Company, the international award-winning dance theatre company headed by artistic director and choreographer Rosie Kay, announces its autumn 2016 tour. (more...)

American Heroes Channel to Premiere All-New Series NAZI SECRET FILES, 7/11
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Premiering Monday, July 11 at 10/9c, NAZI SECRET FILES is a thrilling, six-part series examining newly-discovered information about Hitler and those close to him during the Nazi reign. (more...)

The Making of America's Musical- 1776: The Story Behind the Story
by Jeffrey Kare - Jul 4, 2016

As America celebrates its 240th Birthday today, let's talk about what is probably one of the greatest musicals ever written, and it only came about 46 years before Hamilton. 1776 dramatizes the story of how John Adams was able to persuade his colleagues to vote for American independence as well as signing the Declaration of Independence. While the musical does dramatize the most important event in American history, the story behind the musical is probably just as interesting. (more...)

THE FULL MONTY Now on Stage through August 14 in Wisconsin
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

 Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre and Door County's professional theatrical icon, continues its 81st season throughAugust 14 with the lively, uplifting pop-rock musical that takes it all off, 'The Full Monty' with book by Terrence McNally and music and lyrics by David Yazbek.   'The Full Monty.'   'The Full Monty' contains adult themes, language and nudity. (more...)

PBS & American Experience to Present 3-Night Event THE GREAT WAR
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

At the Summer 2016 Television Critics Association press tour today, PBS and American Experience announced that THE GREAT WALL, a six-hour, three-night event, will premiere in April 2017 (more...)

Smithsonian to Celebrate 80th Anniversary of the Queen Mary with All New Special, 8/21
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

MIGHTY SHIP AT WAR: THE QUEEN MARY, a new one-hour special timed to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the famed ocean liner's maiden voyage, will premiere Sunday, August 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Andrew Garfield Stars in Mel Gibson's WWII Drama HACKSAW RIDGE
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Below, check out the first trailer for Mel Gibson's HACKSAW RIDGE starring Andrew Garfield and Sam Worthington. (more...)

Met Museum to Present 'Landmark' Jerusalem Exhibition, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Beginning around the year 1000, Jerusalem attained unprecedented significance as a location, destination, and symbol to people of diverse faiths from Iceland to India. Multiple competitive and complementary religious traditions, fueled by an almost universal preoccupation with the city, gave rise to one of the most creative periods in its history. Opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 26, the landmark exhibition Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven will demonstrate the key role that the Holy City, sacred to the three Abrahamic faiths, played in shaping the art of this period. In these centuries, Jerusalem was home to more cultures, religions, and languages than ever before. Through times of peace as well as war, Jerusalem remained a constant source of inspiration that resulted in art of great beauty and fascinating complexity. (more...)

BWW Review: Local Theatres Prepare the Next Generation
by Taryn Oesch - Jul 27, 2016

The summer teen theatre programs at Raleigh Little Theatre and PlayMakers Repertory Company prepare the next generation of theatre professionals while producing outstanding performances of 'Bay Boy' and 'Violet.' (more...)

BWW Review: Gilbert and Sullivan's PRINCESS IDA - Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make History
by Guest Blogger: Gary Laird - Jul 27, 2016

'Gilbert and Sullivan?', you might say. 'Who are they? What are their last names? Are they some kind of alternative rock band, or perhaps a rap duo?' (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of National Park Service with One-Hour Special
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

It began as a radical idea to preserve a mysterious land of “boiling sulpher springs.” Now the National Park Service is 100 years old – with more than 400 places we've seen fit to save forever. Smithsonian Channel will celebrate the centennial with AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS AT 100 premiering Sunday, August 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Top 10 London Family Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jul 26, 2016

Struggling to fill the school holidays, and no luck getting Cursed Child tickets? Fear not - there are plenty of fantastic London theatre options for family audiences. (more...)

Acclaimed Drama GEIST Returns; Previews Begin Sept. 14 at 4th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

New Drama Explores Man's Role as Creator and Destroyer: GEIST! Begins Previews September 15 at 4th Street Theatre. (more...)

Roxey Ballet Announces In-Studio and Mainstage Events for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Roxey Ballet, a world-class, all-inclusive contemporary ballet company located in Lambertville, New Jersey, announces an exciting program for the 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

Cast Announced For 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS At Shakespeare's Globe
by Edward Baker - Jul 25, 2016

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce casting for 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS, co-adapted by Michael Morpurgo and Globe Artistic Director Emma Rice. After a critically acclaimed 2015 run at Kneehigh's Asylum, Emma Rice's family show will be brought to London for the first time, before embarking on a major international tour of the UK and US. It tells the story of the rehearsed D-Day landings in Devon's Slapton Sands, and stars Katy Owen as the heroine Lily, Mike Shepherd as her grandfather, Adam Sopp as the evacuee Barry, and Nandi Bhebhe and Ncuti Gatwa as American Soldiers Harry and Adi. (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY Leads August's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jul 25, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From the new Groundhog Day musical and Shakespeare in a department store to a highly anticipated Branagh performance, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

BWW Review: A Little Touch of Harry in the Night: TAM Opens HENRY V
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jul 23, 2016

One of Shakespeare's best-loved history plays, Henry V, opened Friday July 23 at Maine's Theater at Monmouth in a stylish and stirring performance directed by Mark Mineart. Trimmed to a little over two hours, the production, nonetheless, keeps the architecture of the masterpiece and all the most famous speeches, and performed as it is by a strong ensemble, it achieves an immediacy and truthfulness. (more...)

THE HATEFUL EIGHT, HAMLET and More Set for 2016 SEE IT BIG! at Moving Image
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

In what has now become an annual summer tradition, Museum of the Moving Image will present See It Big! The 70mm Show, a screening series featuring eight classic and contemporary films photographed in 70mm that will be projected in 70mm in the Museum's majestic Sumner M. Redstone Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR At Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Edward Baker - Jul 21, 2016

Celebrating 45 years since Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seminal musical first hit the stage, Jesus Christ Superstar is directed by Artistic Director Timothy Sheader. With a legendary score which includes I Don't Know How to Love Him, Gethsemane and Superstar, musical direction is by Tom Deering (, In the Heights and The Color Purple), design by Tom Scutt (Constellations, Les Liaisons Dangereuses and King Charles III, for which he has received a Tony Award nomination) and choreography by Drew McOnie (Jekyll & Hyde, The Lorax and In The Heights, for which he won the Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreography). (more...)

Scoop: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on THE CW - Thursday, August 11, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, airing on THE CW on Thursday, August 11, 2016! (more...)

GI Film Festival San Diego Announces 2016 Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

GI Film Festival San Diego announces their schedule for their 2016 line-up. Events include screenings, panels, Family Movie Night, a Local Film Showcase, and an awards ceremony. The festival features a variety of films for, about, and by service men and women, bringing the stories of America's military to life through film. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Sir David McVicar' COSI FAN TUTTE Draws Out The Darkness Beneath Mozart's Beautiful Music
by Jade Kops - Jul 20, 2016

McVicar's beautiful vision is paired with the wonderful voices of five of Australia's and one of America's finest singers and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra to expose the disturbing attitudes that unfortunately still prevail. (more...)

Donald F. Megnin Shares STORY OF TWO BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Donald F. Megnin chronicles the intriguing story of two boys born more than 2,100 years apart, the uniqueness of their beginnings and the influence of each boy in their historical period in his book 'Story of Two Boys: One from 2001 Years Ago and the Other from 1849' (published by Trafford Publishing). Originally released in July 2015, this non-fiction publication attempts to provide reality for the birth of Jesus and of Gottlieb, boys who were the products of rape of their mothers which has not been acknowledged by the writers of the Bible or by the family of the second boy. (more...)

WOMEN AND WAR FESTIVAL Enters Final Fortnight at Frederick's Place
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

?Women and War is a month long festival examining the effect of warfare on women worldwide. (more...)

Starz Greenlights Fourth and Final Season of BLACK SAILS
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Starz announced today that the fourth season of the Emmy®-winning Original series BLACK SAILS will bring fans to the heroic conclusion of the Treasure Island prequel. (more...)

Roxey Ballet Announces In-Studio and Mainstage Events
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Roxey Ballet kicks off its 22nd year by announcing Fall and Spring Main Stage Performances and In-Studio events. The season will begin with Roxey Ballet's popular In-Studio events, leading up to the Halloween Community Engagement performance of 'Frankenstein'. The 22nd Annual Holiday Classic 'Nutcracker' opens at the end of November. Spring performances include a collaboration with Princeton Pro Musica in 'Carmina Burana', 'Cinderella', and an exciting performance of Roxey Ballet's Healing Arts Project, 'C-Word: Stories of Cancer Survivors'. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ It was in February of 2009 when eighteen-year-old Rhys Hagan arrived at the Australian Army Recruit Training Centre in New South Wales. He would begin an eighty-day basic training course only to move on to another seventy-two-day infantry course which would qualify him to join a battalion as a rifleman. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Celebrate ONWARD VICTORIA at Feinstein's/54 Below with #34DaysOfVictoriaWoodhull
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

To celebrate the life of Victoria Woodhull and promote ONWARD VICTORIA, the team created a hashtag: #34DaysOfVictoriaWoodhull. The first female Presidential candidate was only 34 when she ran for President in 1872. For 34 days, facts from her remarkable life were shared. BroadwayWorld has exclusive access to all 34 below! (more...)

VIDEO: George Takei Visits Site Of ALLEGIANCE Internment Camp, Heart Mountain
by Michael Dale - Jul 18, 2016

When he was five years old, the actor/activist was sent with his family to a prison camp like this one during World War II. (more...)

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes Alive at Belmont's Latvian Centre Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

ONE of Shakespeare's most popular comedies - first performed in 1598 - comes alive at Belmont's Latvian Centre Theatre this August. (more...)

Scoop: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on THE CW - Thursday, August 4, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jul 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, airing on THE CW on Thursday, August 4, 2016! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Thomas Peters, a devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Lucifer's Sanctuary': a gripping and potent journey into a world of death, fear and strength. (more...)

Pop, World Music, and Jazz Highlight Carnegie Hall's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Carnegie Hall's 2016-2017 season is fast approaching, and the venue is looking forward to a variety of exciting new projects and exceptional programming. Listed below are jazz, pop, and world music highlights at Carnegie Hall for the coming season! (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Anne Archer and More in THE TRIAL OF JANE FONDA at Park Theatre
by Roy Tan - Jul 13, 2016

Acute Theatre Limited and Dann Moss in association with Park Theatre presents THE TRIAL OF JANE FONDA by Terry Jastrow, directed by Joe Harmston and starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Anne Archer (Fatal Attraction; Patriot Games; Clear and Present Danger) as Jane Fonda. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Jack Estes Releases A SOLDIER'S SON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Jack Estes was a decorated United States Marine who served during the bloodiest years of an unpopular war in Vietnam. He returned home at age 19 with PTSD and several months later his wife, the mother of his child, divorced him. He's been searching for a way to deal with the war ever since. He may have found another path back with the writing of his stirring debut novel, A Soldier's Son. (more...)

Nuctech X-Ray Scanners Ready for the Rio Games
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016


BWW Review: SONGS FROM BEHIND THE FRONT Recalls The Horrors Of World War One
by Barry Lenny - Jul 11, 2016

Songs From Behind the Front was presented by State Opera as part of the Flanders Fields Poppy Trail commemorations. (more...)

One-handed Woman to Pedal over 1,000 Miles to Honor 12 Fallen Marines
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

HONOLULU, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ A woman who was born without a left hand and therefore was denied enlistment in the military will pedal 12 times around Oahu alone in honor of 12 Marines who were killed in a January helicopter crash off Oahu's North Shore. Her mission is to raise $180,000 to sponsor 12 service canines for wounded warriors. (more...)

National Theatre of Scotland Takes Part in UK-Wide Somme Commemoration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Over a hundred volunteers led by the National Theatre of Scotland were part of a UK-wide event that took place today, 1 July 2016, as a modern memorial to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: Historic Photo of Controversial Composer/Lyricist Marc Blitzstein at Marie's Crisis
by Michael Dale - Jul 1, 2016

When this photo was taken, Blitzstein was best known for having written a musical that the US Government tried to prevent from opening. (more...)

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