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Ritz Theatre (New York, NY)
219 W. 48th St.

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Adaptation of a story by J. M. Kookolis and Scott Fagan

A group of young musicians achieve success in New York City, but pay the price.


BWW Recap: The Son Also Rises on SCANDALBWW Recap: The Son Also Rises on SCANDAL
by Jennifer McHugh - May 6, 2016

I'm guessing when the writers created this episode, they didn't realize just how prophetic it would be… or did they? It's getting creepy real in fiction, even if it isn't as creepy as reality. (more...)

RE/MAX Realtor Jim Thoeming Helping Denver Renters Become BuyersRE/MAX Realtor Jim Thoeming Helping Denver Renters Become Buyers
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

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TechGenies LLC appoints Jamey Seely to the Board of DirectorsTechGenies LLC appoints Jamey Seely to the Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

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Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy Release New Video; Album Out 5/27Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy Release New Video; Album Out 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Comedian Jim Breuer threw a metal show in his garage and captured it all on film for his new video “Thrash”. Following the announcement of his musical debut, Jim Breuer along with backing band The Loud & Rowdy have premiered their boisterous first video today on Loudwire. (more...)

BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Dazzles at TUTSBWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Dazzles at TUTS
by Brett Cullum - May 5, 2016

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER plays out as if you took SWEENEY TODD, let Gilbert & Sullivan rewrite the score, and staged it on a revolutionary picture book set that utilized digital scenery. It's a show that will have you smiling from start to final curtain, and it's got an amazing amount of energy to share with an audience. (more...)

BrightVolt Awarded Patent for Supported Tab Battery DesignBrightVolt Awarded Patent for Supported Tab Battery Design
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

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KIAN 'N' JC: DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME Comes to the Boulder TheaterKIAN 'N' JC: DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME Comes to the Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Hot off their 2015 Tour Before the Tour, YouTube sensations Kian 'n' JC are packing their bags and going international, launching their first-ever world tour based on their Soon-to-be-released book, DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME! Kian and JC will be appearing live at the Boulder Theater in Boulder, Colo., on Friday, July 29, in an interactive experience featuring skits, hidden talents, live on-stage challenges, surprise appearances, music, and more. (more...)

Loudon Wainwright & Iris DeMent to Perform at the Boulder TheaterLoudon Wainwright & Iris DeMent to Perform at the Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Loudon Wainwright and Iris Dement will perform at the Boulder Theater on August 6th, 2016.  (more...)

Jury Finds City of Carson Violated Constitutional Rights With Rent RestrictionsJury Finds City of Carson Violated Constitutional Rights With Rent Restrictions
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

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VINE OF THE DEAD to Play The Invisible Dog This MonthVINE OF THE DEAD to Play The Invisible Dog This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Jim Findlay's VINE OF THE DEAD, a performance produced by Joel Bassin and Collapsable Giraffe, presented by The Invisible Dog Art Center, will play three performances only at The Invisible Dog, 51 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, May 26 - 28, 2016 at 9 p.m. (more...)

New Mobile-First SMS Delivery Solution Makes Waves With Travel OperatorsNew Mobile-First SMS Delivery Solution Makes Waves With Travel Operators
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TNT, Channel 4 Announce New Comedic Drama FOREIGN BODIESTNT, Channel 4 Announce New Comedic Drama FOREIGN BODIES
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2016

TNT, a division of Turner, today announced a new series with Channel 4 titled FOREIGN BODIES, a comedic drama about a group of young adults venturing across China, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. (more...)

TODAY's Natalie Morales Heading West to Anchor ACCESS HOLLYWOOD & MoreTODAY's Natalie Morales Heading West to Anchor ACCESS HOLLYWOOD & More
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2016

Natalie Morales will say goodbye to her post on the New York-based morning show to become the anchor of Today West Coast. In addition, she will anchor NBCUniversal's Access Hollywood and Access Hollywood Live. (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Shirley MacLaine to Co-Star in Dramedy TV Series BETTYVILLEMatthew Broderick, Shirley MacLaine to Co-Star in Dramedy TV Series BETTYVILLE
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2016

Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine and Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick will headline a new dramedy TV series for Paramount Television titled BETTYVILLE. (more...)

BWW Review: Richard Linklater Makes EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! Boy PowerBWW Review: Richard Linklater Makes EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! Boy Power
by Katricia Lang - May 5, 2016

With Richard Linklater's 1980-set sports comedy EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! you'll leave the theater, like you left high school, college, or primary school, wondering whatever happened to those guys you knew - truly knew- in school. (more...)

Pacific Chorale Sets 2016-17 SeasonPacific Chorale Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The Board of Directors of Pacific Chorale, the resident choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, has announced its 2016-2017 season, the final season for its long-serving Artistic Director, John Alexander. The season will mark the organization's 49th season and will be John Alexander's 45th conducting the internationally acclaimed 140-member choir. (more...)

The Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' ConcertThe Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

On May 5, at 17:00 Moscow time [14:00 GMT], the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, conducted by People's Artist of Russia Valery Gergiev, held the 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' concert on the stage of Palmyra's world-famous amphitheater. (more...)

BWW Review: Strong Cast Inhabits THE COUNTRY HOUSE at Circuit PlayhouseBWW Review: Strong Cast Inhabits THE COUNTRY HOUSE at Circuit Playhouse
by Caroline Sposto - May 5, 2016

Bucolic setting are wonderful . . . until it rains and everyone is wall-to-wall unpacking their baggage, airing their dirty laundry, calling each other on the carpet, and climbing the walls. At least that's what happens in THE COUNTRY HOUSE by Donald Marguiles. It's an explicit homage to Chekhov -- sort of an UNCLE VANYA and THE SEAGULL mashup. I wasn't knocked out by the script. The setup is simple, the plot predictable, the conflicts obvious. The actors have to bring a lot to this show to make is worth watching. Fortunately, Director, David Landis, had an exceptional cast.wisecracks into heated discussions simply to hear them sizzle. (more...)

Lorine Chia Collaborates with The Game & Wiz Khalifa for 'Two Blunts'Lorine Chia Collaborates with The Game & Wiz Khalifa for 'Two Blunts'
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Singer-songwriter/lyricist Lorine Chia teamed up with hip hop greats The Game and Whiz Khalifa to create her latest colossal record entitled “Two Blunts” from her forthcoming EP dropping summer '16. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Coming to PerthTHE SOUND OF MUSIC Coming to Perth
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Producers Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Ian, John Frost and the Really Useful Group today announced that the world's favourite musical, The Sound of Music, will come to Perth later this year, completing a highly successful national tour. The lavish London Palladium production will play at the Crown Theatre, Perth from 14 September for a strictly limited season. Following sell out seasons at Sydney's Capitol Theatre and Brisbane's Lyric Theatre, The Sound of Music will open at Melbourne's Regent Theatre on 13 May and play at the Festival Theatre in Adelaide from 9 August, before it heads to Perth. (more...)

New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Set for Caminito Theatre, 5/13-22New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Set for Caminito Theatre, 5/13-22
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Conceived and Directed by Grammy nominated Producer, Director, Writer, and Composer Bruce Kimmel, L.A. NOW AND THEN, is a new musical revue about the city that was and the city that is. (more...)

Entrepreneur Brothers Eclipse Crowdfunding Goal with the Wallet BuckleEntrepreneur Brothers Eclipse Crowdfunding Goal with the Wallet Buckle
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

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New Moving Supplies Added to US Cargo Control Product LineNew Moving Supplies Added to US Cargo Control Product Line
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

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STAGE TUBE: Original DREAMGIRLS Jennifer Holliday and Sheryl Lee Ralph Grab Breakfast, Talk 'UNDER THE STARS' ConcertSTAGE TUBE: Original DREAMGIRLS Jennifer Holliday and Sheryl Lee Ralph Grab Breakfast, Talk 'UNDER THE STARS' Concert
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2016

Original DREAMGIRLS Jennifer Holliady and Sheryl Lee Ralph grabbed breakfast and chatted on Facebook Live about their upcoming concert in Los Angeles. Check out what they had to say in the video below! (more...)

Preston Truman Boyd Joins 'NEXT in Concert: Bridge the Gap' Lineup at Feinstein's/54 BelowPreston Truman Boyd Joins 'NEXT in Concert: Bridge the Gap' Lineup at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Preston Truman Boyd (She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century, Bullets Over Broadway, Big Fish), joins NEXT in Concert: Bridge the Gap at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Works by John Patrick Shanley, Jose Rivera and More Round Out Vassar & New York Stage and Film's 2016 Powerhouse SeasonWorks by John Patrick Shanley, Jose Rivera and More Round Out Vassar & New York Stage and Film's 2016 Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Vassar & New York Stage and Film announced today the complete list of programming for its 32nd Powerhouse Season, which runs June 24 to July 31 at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. (more...)

iView Systems Academy Offers Curriculum Based, Self-Paced eLearning & Certification for Incident Reporting and Visitor Management SolutionsiView Systems Academy Offers Curriculum Based, Self-Paced eLearning & Certification for Incident Reporting and Visitor Management Solutions
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

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BWW Review: RICHARD II, Arcola Theatre, May 3 2016BWW Review: RICHARD II, Arcola Theatre, May 3 2016
by Gary Naylor - May 4, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a Richard II for today which succeeds largely, if not totally, in its contemporary staging. (more...)

REHEARSAL FOR MURDER Coming to CoventryREHEARSAL FOR MURDER Coming to Coventry
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Following his phenomenal decade-long success with The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold over two million tickets and continually played to packed houses all around the UK, Bill Kenwright returns with an all-new instalment of classic mystery in Rehearsal For Murder from Mon 9 - Sat 14 May. (more...)

Freeform to Present 'Funday' Weekend Programming EventFreeform to Present 'Funday' Weekend Programming Event
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2016

Searching for ideas to kick off your summer? Freeform invites you and your besties to celebrate summer with your favorite animated friends! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Sean PalmerExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Sean Palmer
by Broadway's Backbone - May 4, 2016

In this episode: Sean Palmer- Before he was Prince Eric he was swinging and dancing Fosse, Cilento, and Blankenbuehler. Sean shares how to survive a face plant, find your magic, and come to terms with when your insides don't match your outside. At the heart of the interview is a shy leading man finding his true  authentic self in a industry of judgement. ? (more...)

Horse Head Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of LIDLESSHorse Head Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of LIDLESS
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Horse Head Theatre Co. announces their upcoming production, LIDLESS by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, which will run June 2 through 18, 2016 at the Fresh Arts Gallery located in Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007. Tickets are $25, student and industry discounts are available at the door. (more...)

Kathleen Balota Releases THE ETHICAL BUSINESS WOMANKathleen Balota Releases THE ETHICAL BUSINESS WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Kathleen Balota, a Kettering University masters graduate and dedicated author, has completed her new book 'The Ethical Business Woman': a brilliant and absorbing tale of a woman who creates an extravagant and well executed lie to hide a job loss and ends up gaining endless opportunities until the truth is discovered. (more...)

R. J. Mountain Releases THE MIRRORR. J. Mountain Releases THE MIRROR
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

R. J. Mountain, a husband, father, science-fiction fan, traveler, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Mirror': a gripping and potent work of fiction that will keep the reader on the edge of their seat! (more...)

BWW Review: Dezart Performs Delivers A Highly Moving and Heartfelt THE OUTGOING TIDE At The Pearl McManus TheatreBWW Review: Dezart Performs Delivers A Highly Moving and Heartfelt THE OUTGOING TIDE At The Pearl McManus Theatre
by David Green - May 4, 2016

The Coachella Valley is quickly becoming a mecca for exceptional theatre. And Dezart Performs' THE OUTGOING TIDE is no exception. Under Michael Shaw's skilled and measured direction the three actors bring tremendous honesty and poignancy to dialogue that could have easily waded into "made for television movie" territory. But the high level of craft, and the artistic collaboration between actors and director insure an evening that is profoundly moving, highly emotional and deeply thought provoking.  (more...)

Metro Atlanta Chamber and GSMA Introduce New GSMA Mobility Live! -North America ConferenceMetro Atlanta Chamber and GSMA Introduce New GSMA Mobility Live! -North America Conference
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

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Flat Rock Playhouse to Present THE MUSIC OF THE EAGLES This MayFlat Rock Playhouse to Present THE MUSIC OF THE EAGLES This May
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

?Flat Rock Playhouse will resume its 2016 Music on the Rock concert series with The Music of The Eagles on May 12th at the Playhouse Downtown.  (more...)

HAMILTON Star & Tony Nominee Daveed Diggs to Visit 'Tonight Show'HAMILTON Star & Tony Nominee Daveed Diggs to Visit 'Tonight Show'
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2016

NBC has announced that HAMILTON star and recent Tony Award nominee Daveed Diggs will visit THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on Monday, May 9th. (more...)

Breakthrough in hydrogen production by H2 Energy Renaissance, soon to be mass-produced, would provide power to every house and vehicle with clean energy at reduced cost; Breakthrough in hydrogen production by H2 Energy Renaissance, soon to be mass-produced, would provide power to every house and vehicle with clean energy at reduced cost;
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

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The Great White Way will see a plethora of musicals, both new and returning. (more...)

24th International Duke Ellington Study Group Conference To Be Held in NYC24th International Duke Ellington Study Group Conference To Be Held in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The 24th International Duke Ellington Study Group Conference will be presented by the Duke Ellington Center for the Arts (DECFA) in New York City from Thursday, May 19, through Sunday, May 22, 2016, it was announced today by acclaimed dancer/choreographer Mercedes Ellington, Founder and President of the New York based arts organization created in 2004 to further the legacy of her grandfather, the legendary composer/Jazz musician/Orchestra leader, Duke Ellington. (more...)

BWW Review: FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA Premieres Voces de Andalucia at BAMBWW Review: FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA Premieres Voces de Andalucia at BAM
by Melanie Votaw - May 4, 2016

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana premiered the company's show, "Voces de Andalucia," at the Brooklyn Academy of Music May 3, 2016. The contemporary program paid tribute to Pablo Picasso and Federico Garcia Lorca. (more...)

People's Light to Receive Advancement Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & HeritagePeople's Light to Receive Advancement Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

People's Light is proud to announce that it has been awarded a three-year grant of $500,000 by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to conduct an in-depth market analysis and develop the company's approach to diversifying its programs, attracting new audiences, and deepening relationships with existing audiences. (more...)

Delta Air Lines Increases Commitment to 2KuDelta Air Lines Increases Commitment to 2Ku
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

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L.A.'s Australian Theatre Company to Present DOUBLE FEATURE at Matrix Theatre in JuneL.A.'s Australian Theatre Company to Present DOUBLE FEATURE at Matrix Theatre in June
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Head over to the Matrix Theatre in June for a mini Australian theater festival, when L.A.'s Australian Theatre Company presents a 'Double Feature' of two celebrated Australian plays that were made into movies and ATC's second annual free reading series - all over the course of 3-1/2 weeks. Opening with Speaking in Tongues by Andrew Bovell on June 6 and the U.S. premiere of Ruben Guthrie by Brendan Cowell on June 7, performances of the two plays continue in repertory through June 28, with a free 'Works by Women' reading series taking place every Wednesday evening. (more...)

THEATER TALK to Spotlight Tony Nominated THE HUMANS This FridayTHEATER TALK to Spotlight Tony Nominated THE HUMANS This Friday
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The newest edition of THEATER TALK spotlights the acclaimed new American play, THE HUMANS by Stephen Karam, which has just been nominated for six Tony Awards, including one for Best Play. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DEATH OF A STREETCAR NAMED VIRGINIA WOOLF at Writers TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at DEATH OF A STREETCAR NAMED VIRGINIA WOOLF at Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Writers Theatre, under leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2015/16 season with DEATH OF A STREETCAR NAMED VIRGINIA WOOLF: A PARODY created by Tim Ryder and Tim Sniffen, written by Tim Sniffen and directed by Stuart Carden and Michael Halberstam. The production has been extended by two weeks, and runs now through July 31, 2016 in the Gillian Theatre at Writers Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is tomorrow, May 4, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Master Mixologists:  Co-Founders of LIQUID LAB Gregory Lucas & Parker BoaseMaster Mixologists: Co-Founders of LIQUID LAB Gregory Lucas & Parker Boase
by Marina Kennedy - May 3, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Mixologists, Gregory Lucas and Parker Boase of LIQUID LAB and The Attic in NYC. (more...)

T Cell Therapy's Most Valuable IP Placed On Open MarketT Cell Therapy's Most Valuable IP Placed On Open Market
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

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Celebrate Mother's Day at Dena Blizzard's ONE FUNNY MOTHER Off-BroadwayCelebrate Mother's Day at Dena Blizzard's ONE FUNNY MOTHER Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Another Mother's Day is right around the corner! Forget the flowers, the chocolate -- and even brunch -- and treat your mom to an evening of laughs she will not Soon forget. (more...)

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