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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.


Pitney Bowes Expands Business in Australia with Global Retail Ecommerce Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

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FOVE Debuts New Headset Design
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

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Flat Rock Playhouse to Present MUSIC ON THE ROCK JR.: THE MUSIC OF THE MOVIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Flat Rock Playhouse, in conjunction with its education program Studio 52, is proud to present this year's Apprentice Showcase Music on the Rock Jr.: The Music of the Movies for one night only on August 8th! (more...)

VIDEO: John Hinckley Jr., Portrayed in Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS, Soon To Be Freed From Psychiatric Hospital
by Michael Dale - Jul 27, 2016

In 1981, Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan, saying it was to get the attention of actress Jodie Foster. (more...)

RLJ Entertainment Acquires Pierce Brosnan Thriller 'I.T.'
by Movies News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) has acquired all North American rights to the highly anticipated thriller I.T., directed by John Moore (more...)

Composer Robert Paterson Celebrates World Premiere of THREE WAY, New Recordings and More in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The 2016-17 season is an exceptional year for Robert Paterson, the New York-based composer whose music has been praised for its elegance, wit, rhythmic vitality, and wonderful sense of color that 'often seems to shimmer.' He will have the first evening-length, fully-staged opera production of his career: Three Way, a trio of comic operas with libretto by David Cote 'about craving and connection,' co-produced by Nashville Opera and American Opera Projects, will have its world premiere in Nashville and its New York premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. (more...)

Monash Health in Australia Integrates Elsevier's Order Sets Into EMR System to Standardize Care and Improve Patient Safety
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

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The Second City's UNELECTABLE YOU Sets Cast for Chicago Debut, Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Slate and The Second City are pleased to announce casting for 'Unelectable You,' a new live political comedy show launching at UP Comedy Club in Chicago on July 28 before heading out on a national tour this election season. The 'Unelectable You' tour cast will feature The Second City alums Carisa Barreca and Frank Caeti, Cleveland alum Cody Dove, Alan Linic, Ian Owens and Tien Tran. (more...)

THE 39 STEPS Extended Again at CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Pittsburgh can't get enough of THE 39 STEPS! Due to increased demand, THE 39 STEPS has been extended at the CLO Cabaret through September 11 before THE TOXIC AVENGER takes over!  The show was previously extended through August 28.  Tickets for all remaining performances are now on sale at CLOCabaret.com, by calling 412-456-6666 or visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. (more...)

GS1 US and Joint Industry Coupon Committee Collaborate to Deliver Digital Couponing Standard
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

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THE LAST POET ON MARS, CHERRY PICKING: HOT TRAMP and More Coming Up at The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Wild Project just announced details for its current and upcoming shows. Scroll down for more info! (more...)

Tony Nominee Josh Gad to Guest Co-Host LIVE WITH KELLY
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

'LIVE WITH KELLY' has announced that Tony nominee Josh Gad will guest co-host the show on Tuesday, August 2nd and Wednesday, August 4th. (more...)

Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Finds New 'Fruma-Sarah'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Producers have announced that Fiddler on the Roof's Jessica Vosk will haunt Tevye's last dream on Sunday, August 7th, and Wicked's, Dee Roscioli will assume the role of Fruma-Sarah beginning Thursday, August 11th at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway, at 53rd Street). (more...)

MAMMA MIA! To Light Up Weston Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Continuing a full tilt schedule of summer entertainment, Weston Playhouse will present one of Broadway's longest-running hits and the feel-good musical of the season, Mamma Mia! on its MainStage from August 4th- August 20th. (more...)

Oscar Nominee Jessica Chastain to Join Jake Gyllenhaal in THE DIVISION
by Movies News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Jessica Chastain is currently in negotiations to join Jake Gyllenhaal in Ubisoft Motion Pictures' adaptation of its own hit video game THE DIVISION. (more...)

OMRON to Release New Industrial PC Platform, Making Production Sites 'Integrated' and 'Intelligent'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

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Cold Brew Coffee to be Served at Dunkin' Donuts Restaurants Nationwide Beginning August 1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Dunkin' Donuts guests can Soon enjoy a cold new coffee experience, as beginning Monday, August 1, Cold Brew coffee will be available at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide. Dunkin' Donuts' Cold Brew coffee is prepared by steeping a special blend of coffee in cold water over an extended period of time to extract a uniquely distinctive flavor from the beans.The longer brewing process provides a rich, smooth coffee with an inherently sweeter flavor reminiscent of dark chocolate. Cold Brew offers another exciting choice for those who prefer their coffee cold, along with the brand's signature iced coffee. (more...)

Mercedes-Benz is presenting the first fully electric truck for heavy distribution operations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

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Justin Guarini, Michele Ragusa and Euan Morton Join New Musical CAKE OFF at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Broadway, television and film star Justin Guarini returns to Bucks County Playhouse when he joins Tony nominee Euan Morton, Barrymore winner Michele Ragusa and newcomer Aidan J. Lawrence at Bucks County Playhouse for 'Cake Off,' a new musical by Sheri Wilner, Julia Jordan and Adam Gwon. 'Cake Off', directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, will preview on August 19, with opening night August 20 and run through September 10, 2016. (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...)

CBS's New CARPOOL KARAOKE Series to 'Sing' Exclusively with Apple Music
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Apple Music will be the global home of CBS Television Studio's highly anticipated new CARPOOL KARAOKE series through an exclusive first-window licensing agreement announced today. (more...)

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Reports First Quarter of Fiscal 2017 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

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Full Cast Announced for Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES
by Marianka Swain - Jul 26, 2016

New Adventures has announced the full casting for the world premiere of Matthew Bourne's production of THE RED SHOES, opening at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on Monday 21 November with an eight-week Christmas season at Sadler's Wells from Tuesday 6 December 2016 to Sunday 29 January 2017. Press Night is Wednesday 14 December (more...)

VIDEO: Looking Fine at Any Age, Norm Lewis Featured in AARP Spot
by Michael Dale - Jul 26, 2016

Hopefully, the Broadway favorite isn't thinking about retiring any time Soon. (more...)

Sarah Grunstein to Perform J.S. Bach's GOLDBERG VARIATIONS in Melbourne, Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Sarah Grunstein, who is gaining international acclaim for her performances of Bach will tour Australia in 2016, performing J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations at the Melbourne Recital Center on Thursday 20 October and the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday 25 October. (more...)

Kokandy Productions Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Kokandy Productions is pleased to celebrate its fifth anniversary with an expanded season featuring four fully produced musicals, including two Chicago premieres and two guest directors. The 2017/18 Season will also include numerous readings and workshops - adding fresh voices to Kokandy's "New Works Initiative" and emphasizing the company's commitment to becoming an increasingly relevant part of Chicagoland's musical theater and new work development communities. The new season also marks Kokandy's transition to a not-for-profit organization. (more...)

Epic Theater Brings Back the Boys of St. Matthews For Bold and Bawdy LES LIAISONES DANGEREUSES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Epic Theatre is celebrating the summer with a sequel to one of its most successful shows.  After last August's "The Boys of St. Matthew's Present Tartuffe," the cast and crew are back, and this time they're taking on one of the most infamous stories of all time-Les Liaisones Dangereuses. (more...)

Elena Kampouris Joins Cast of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Elena Kampouris (My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2; Men, Women & Children) will make her Broadway debut as 'Cecile Volanges' alongside Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. (more...)

TomTom Telematics Partners with Sage to Deliver Real-Time Fleet Accounting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

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VIDEO: Broadway Alum Brian Justin Crum Moves On to AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Top 36
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Broadway alum Brian Justin Crum is among the top 36 contestants on this season of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT. (more...)

Cast Announced for Beth Steel's LABYRINTH at Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 26, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Beth Steel's LABYRINTH, a Hampstead Theatre commission. Directed by Anna Ledwich, this compelling new thriller explores the fallout from one the most catastrophic economic crises of modern history, which brought Latin America to its knees for decades. The play runs 1 September-8 October, with press night on 7 September. (more...)

Photo Flash: Josh Davis and Company Get Into Character for THE GOLD at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The New York Musical Festival and Laura Yosowitz, Vital Arts Collaborative welcome Josh Davis (Beautiful) as Joseph in THE GOLD, a new musical about one man's fight for love, family and country, with book by Andrea Lepcio and Phil Yosowitz, music and lyrics by Phil Yosowitz, music supervision by Steven Jamail and direction by Spiro Veloudos. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

The Old Laundry Theatre Announces Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere, in the heart of the Lake District, announces its exciting and diverse Autumn season including GRIFF RHYS JONES' first solo comedy tour with his brand new show Jones And Smith. ALAN AYCKBOURN directs the first major revival of his classic comedy Henceforward. And, as part of Beatrix Potter's 150th anniversary year, The Old Laundry Theatre presents a new adaptation of Eric Pringle's insightful play Meeting Bea. (more...)

Scoop: Freeform - August Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jul 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on Freeform - August Programming Highlights (more...)

Oscar Winner Eddie Redmayne Nabs Lead in THE LAST DAYS OF NIGHT
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Eddie Redmayne will star in THE LAST DAYS OF NIGHT from Black Bear Pictures. Morten Tyldum directs from a script by Graham Moore. (more...)

BWW Interview: TV Personality MARIO LOPEZ Returns to Zach and A CHORUS LINE This Weekend at the Hollywood Bowl
by Don Grigware - Jul 26, 2016

Well-known TV personality and show host Mario Lopez returns to the stage as Zach in A Chorus Line at the Hollywood Bowl at the end of this week. In our chat he talks about doing the role on Broadway in 2008...and  the challenges of performing onstage. (more...)

2016 Garcia Memorial Prize for Best Novel Goes to Karen Evancic's WHEN A RED BIRD FLIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Austin, Texas - Arizona novelist Karen Evancic has been awarded The Garcia Memorial Prize for her debut novel, When A Red Bird Flies. An annual award presented in conjunction with the national Reader Views Book Awards, The Garcia Memorial Prize is awarded to the best fiction book of the year. (more...)

Breaking News: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Moves Up Final Bow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

After last month's announcement that the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris would close on January 1, 2017 at Broadway's Palace Theatre, the musical's producers have just confirmed an earlier closing date. (more...)

URINETOWN a DAPA and Augustana University Theatre Company Production
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Dakota Academy of Performing Arts (DAPA) and Augustana University present URINETOWN, a side-splitting send-up of greed, love, rebellion (and musicals!), in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. Come see some highly talented area teens and a few professional actors in a revolutionary performance featuring upbeat music, incredible dance numbers and an outrageously funny story you won't Soon forget! (more...)

VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA goes behind the scenes of the new play HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (more...)

Nadine Sierra Opens Mostly Mozart (July 25) and Paris Opera Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

On the heels of her Tanglewood debut in Carmina Burana with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, fast-rising soprano Nadine Sierra—who, after four major debuts last season alone, is quickly becoming a fixture at important houses around the world—returns to New York to debut at Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival on July 25, in an all-star opening night “operatic fantasy” called The Illuminated Heart. After an auspicious debut as Gilda at the Met last season, she returns this fall for a house role debut as Zerlina inDon Giovanni, and in the spring makes both her role and Live in HD debuts as Ilia in Mozart's Idomeneo under the baton of James Levine. Following last season's Paris Opera debut, she opens the 2016-17 season at the Palais Garnier with the role of Flavia in a new production of Cavalli's Eliogabalo. This is one of three Paris Opera productions to feature her this season: she also appears as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte and Gilda inRigoletto at the Opéra Bastille, where she sang her first Zerlina last season. Other highlights in the new season include a return to Zurich Opera—where she won acclaim for her 2015 house and role debuts as the title character in Lucia di Lammermoor—to sing her first performances as Elvira in Bellini's I Puritani. (more...)

Theatre Three Announces Partnership with Deaf Action Center
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 25, 2016

Theatre Three announces their partnership with the Deaf Action Center to begin a series of interpreted performances for patrons that are deaf or hard of hearing. The partnership will begin a process wherein one performance of each production in both Theatre Three's main stage season and Theatre Too's season will have BEI/RID certified interpreters in place to sign the performance. (more...)

AMD Open Sources Professional GPU-Optimized Photorealistic Renderer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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'Christopher Marlowe' Script By Francis Hamit Wins Screenplay Category at 11th Annual Hollywood Book Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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Chico's Angels Premieres Brand New Show in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Waikiki Chicas premieres on August 25, 2015 and runs through September 4th at the Cavern Club Theater inside Casita Del Campo Restaurant (1920 Hyperion Ave, Silverlake, CA 90027). Tickets now on sale at: www.chicosangels.com (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company and the 2016 Helpmann Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company's 2016 opening show Ladies in Black has won the coveted Best New Australian Work at the 16th Annual Helpmann Awards. The production, created by Queensland Theatre Company, written by Carolyn Burns and Tim Finn, and directed by Simon Phillips, launched MTC's 2016 Subscription Season and was a sell-out success. In receiving the Award the creative team stressed the need for, and clear benefits of, thorough development of Australian works. (more...)

CNSI Settles Wrongful Termination Lawsuit with Louisiana
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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HealthStream Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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Festival Latino to Celebrate 20th Anniversary This August in Bicentennial Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

?Festival Latino, the largest Latin event in Ohio, marks its 20th anniversary in 2016. (more...)

HIMSELF AND NORA to Close at the Minetta Lane Next Month; Cast Album Coming Soon!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Himself and Nora, the new musical, will end its engagement at Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane) on Saturday, August 6th. With book, music, and lyrics by Jonathan Brielle and directed by Michael Bush, Himself and Nora will have played 26 previews and 71 performances at the time of closing. (more...)

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