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SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End To May 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Having recently twice smashed the house record at the New London Theatre, today, 9 January 2017, Andrew Lloyd Webber's West End production of School of Rock - The Musical announces the show is extending booking for a second time since its official opening.  Tickets are now available to 28 May 2017. (more...)

Scoop: WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on BRAVO - 1/15/2017- 1/19/2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, airing on NBC on Sunday, January 15, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Fisher Theatre Thru Jan 8
by Anton Anderssen - Jan 7, 2017

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is a delightful experience that is part musical, part history lesson, and part biography. The musical tells the story of Carole King as she grows from aspiring teenage songwriter to prolific composer and ultimately to successful and beloved recording artist. It also tells her personal story as she grows from love struck teenager to young wife and mother and ultimately to strong independent woman. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek Behind The Scenes On DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Meet some of the cast of Death Takes A Holiday and see what they've been getting up to in rehearsal. (more...)

All-Girl High School Hits the Stage in MR. LONG at FRIGID New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The 2017 FRIGID New York Festival presents Mr. Long, written by Manning Jordan and directed by James Wyrwicz at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th St., btw 2nd Ave & Bowery, New York, NY 10003).  (more...)

Evening Crane Theatre to Introduce New Verse Drama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Evening Crane Theatre will introduce a new verse drama in a stage reading Sunday January 15th at Shetler Studios' Theatre 54. (more...)

Casting Announced for LOW LEVEL PANIC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The cast for the first major revival of Clare McIntyre's Low Level Panic, directed by Chelsea Walker, is Sophie Melville (nominated for the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for Iphigenia in Splott), Katherine Pearce (Lyric's Secret Theatre) and Samantha Pearl (Belarus Free Theatre's Tomorrow I Was Always a Lion). (more...)

Full Casting Announced for World Premiere of SCHOOL PLAY at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

antic|face today announces the full casting for the world premiere of School Play - a new play by Alex MacKeith. Co-Artistic Director of antic|face Charlie Parham directs Oliver Dench (Tom), Fola Evans-Akingbola (Lara), Gemma Fray (Mikaela), Kevin Howarth (David/Tony), Vida King (Mikaela) and Ann Ogbomo (Jo). (more...)

WAR PAINT Leads 2016 BWWChicago Equity Awards with Eight noms
by Misha Davenport - Jan 3, 2017

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THE SECRET GARDEN IN CONCERT, Starring Sarah Caraher, Coming to Trinity-St. Paul Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Podium Concert Productions (Peter da Costa and Mark Camilleri) presents the Tony Award-winning musical THE SECRET GARDEN In Concert for three performances only at the newly renovated and acoustically enhanced Trinity-St. Paul Centre/Jeanne Lamon Hal. (more...)

NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY to Perform at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Rooster at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on January 28 & 29, 2017 at 2pm.This award-winning event brings audiences close to one of the world's most celebrated festivals: China's Spring Festival. Year of the Rooster features the exciting sights of dancing lions and dragons, the lilting sound of Chinese pipa and erhu, and vibrant gold and red costumes and props. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Faith Leaders, Award-Winning Actors and Activists Challenge Congress to Obstruct Trump
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2017

Today, Humanity for Progress released a new video #StandUpForUS directed by Academy Award nominated and Emmy Award winning director Liz Garbus (What Happened, Miss Simone?), co-written by Humanity for Progress founder Laura Dawn and produced by Humanity for Progress co-founder Tanya Selvaratnam. The video stars faith leaders, activists, real estate developer Bruce Ratner, and award-winning actors including Sally Field, Jeffrey Wright, Lea DeLaria, Keegan Michael-Key, Rosie Perez, Steve Buscemi, Zoe Kazan and others. (more...)

HBO to Debut Sobering Documentary BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN, 1/23
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Delving deep into this shocking crime, the sobering documentary BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN examines how an urban myth could take root in impressionable young minds, leading to an unspeakable act, when it debuts MONDAY, JAN. 23 (10:00 p.m.-midnight ET/PT) on HBO. (more...)

Kravis Center Kicks Off February 2017 with BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and 28 Days of Major Concerts & Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in February 2017 with 30 amazing productions and events, including one of the biggest hits now running on Broadway, three international orchestras, a couple of impressive symphonies, two legendary dance companies and incredible line-up of musical headliners and a truly memorable NIGHT OF STARS. (more...)

River Street Theatre in Jaffrey Presents Kenneth Branagh in THE ENTERTAINER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The new River Street Theatre in Jaffrey will present HD screenings of award-winning Kenneth Branagh starring in John Osborne's classic play, The Entertainer onWednesday, January 11 and Thursday January 12. There will be 4 performances of this critically acclaimed production that was staged from August to November of 2016. This is the premiere presentation of this play-on-film for the Monadnock Region. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Gary Barlow and the Cast of THE GIRLS Perform "Sunflower"
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2017

Watch Gary Barlow and the cast of The Girls in the recording studio perform the song 'Sunflowers' from Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's musical The Girls. (more...)

Laugh Your Pants Off with SKINPROV at The Annoyance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

There is a brand new show hitting the Annoyance stage this month, and it's a doozie! 'Skinprov' premiers Saturday, January 28th, at 11:30pm and will continue to impress undressed on the fourth Saturday of every month. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal Photos for Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's New British Musical, THE GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, THE GIRLS, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, will open in London's West End at the Phoenix Theatre, with performances from 28 January 2017. (more...)

Scoop: 2 BROKE GIRLS on CBS - Monday, February 6, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on 2 BROKE GIRLS, airing on CBS on Monday, February 6, 2017! (more...)

The Frick Collection Presents Special Exhibition, PIERRE GOUTHIERE: VIRTUOSO GLIDER, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Frick Collection is pleased to present a rare opportunity for the public to experience a theatrical performance in the museum's galleries, presented in conjunction with the acclaimed special exhibition Pierre Gouthière: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court.  The Constant Players is a comedy in one act by the French eighteenth-century playwright Pierre de Marivaux. The most esteemed successor to the seventeenth-century playwright Molière, Marivaux's innovative language reveals the close relationship between refined artistry and raw emotion.  The play is adapted and directed by Mériam Korichi with actors Joan Juliet Buck, Catherine Eaton, Adam Green, and Sophie Orloff; opera singers Clarissa Lyons (soprano), Ashley Kerr (soprano), Nicholas Martorano (baritone), and Alexander Swan (tenor); and pianist Gerald Martin Moore. (more...)

Kravis Center Announces New Performance Date for Compagnie Hervé KOUBI
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts today announced a new performance date for Compagnie Herve KOUBI: What the Day Owes to the Night.  Originally scheduled for January 17-18, the PEAK performance will now be presented on Tuesday, January 31, 7:30 pm, in the Kravis Center's Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at the Hippodrome Theatre Hosts 'The Farewell Tour' Impressively
by Charles Shubow - Jan 18, 2017

ABBA musical hits the right notes and audiences continue to love it!!!! (more...)

Actors' Temple to Honor Tovah Feldshuh and Jackie Hoffman at Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Theater District institution the Actors' Temple celebrates its centennial with an entertainment-packed dinner and show at the Friars Club, 57 East 55th Street, on Monday, March 13, at 6pm. (more...)

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Presents CIRCUS NOW 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

CIRCUS NOW returns to NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts following two sold-out seasons, with three programs of boundary pushing contemporary circus, running March 3 - 5 at NYU Skirball. Circus Now 2017 will feature international artists and cutting-edge circus companies and from five countries.  (more...)

Casting Announced for Ruth Rendell's A JUDGEMENT IN STONE At Edinburgh's King's Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 17, 2017

Casting Announced for Ruth Rendell's A JUDGEMENT IN STONE At Edinburgh's King's Theatre. (more...)

Stories Like These Association with Bakehouse Theatre Company Presents BLINK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Stories Like These in association with bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company will present the charming and darkly funny production, BLINK by Phil Porter, at Kings Cross Theatre from 9th February to 4th March. (more...)

Skylight Theatre to Spotlight HIV/AIDS with SHADES OF DISCLOSURE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Skylight Theatre Company kicks off their new season with the World Premiere of SHADES OF DISCLOSURE, created and performed by the revolutionary voice of QueerWise. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin in London for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Rehearsals begin in London today for the highly anticipated new West End musical An American in Paris. Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron) features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas. (more...)

ICP Announces 2017 Infinity Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The International Center of Photography (ICP), the world's leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, today announced the 2017 honorees of its annual Infinity Awards, widely considered the leading honor for excellence in the field. The 33rd annual ICP Infinity Awards will be held in New York City on the evening of Monday, April 24. (more...)

American Brass Quintet Releases Album of Commissioned Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The distinguished American Brass Quintet releases their new recording, Perspectives, today on Summit Records. (more...)

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

UK Premiere of War-Time Gay Love Story YANK! to Play Hope Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

A moving gay love story set in World War Two is the latest collaboration between a leading London-based theatre production company and one of Manchester's newest arts venues. (more...)

Artists from Under the Radar, HERE and More Picked for Drama League's 2017 Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Drama League has announced the theater directors and ensembles chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2017 Drama League Artist Residency Program. (more...)

The King's Head Theatre Presents New Staging of MADAM BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Paul Higgins returns to the King's Head Theatre after his acclaimed reality TV set Cosi Fan Tutti to direct Puccini's Madam Butterfly in a new English version by Amanda Holden who won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera in 2001.  (more...)

Mark Inscoe to Replace Maxwell Caulfield in DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Producers have announced that there has been a cast change for the upcoming European premiere of the musical  Death Takes A Holiday. (more...)

MAMMA MIA Kicks off the Marriott Theatre 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The global phenomenon seen by over 60 million people all around the world and one of Broadway's longest running hits, MAMMA MIA!, kicks off Marriott Theatre's 2017 Season, running February 8 through April 2, 2017 with a press opening on February 15 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Sizzles in Icy Syracuse's Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Jan 11, 2017

Despite the ice storm outside, the Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater was sizzling. The famous jukebox musical, Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and a book by Catherine Johnson, is the latest national tour to come to Syracuse, New York as part of the Famous Artists Broadway Theater Series. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Presents YEAR OF THE ROOSTER, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Rooster at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on January 28 & 29, 2017 at 2pm.This award-winning event brings audiences close to one of the world's most celebrated festivals: China's Spring Festival. (more...)

Art Miami Presents PALM BEACH MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY FAIR, 1/12 to 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary art fair, presented by Art Miami and sponsored by the City of West Palm Beach, will make its debut in West Palm Beach City's Tent Site from January 12th through January 15th, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: 2 BROKE GIRLS on CBS - Monday, January 30, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on 2 BROKE GIRLS, airing on CBS on Monday, January 30, 2017! (more...)

ABC Announces May Premiere Date for DIRTY DANCING Event Movie
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The ABC Television Network has announced midseason premiere dates for the mini-series 'When We Rise' and series premiere dates for the one-hour drama 'Time After Time,' half-hour comedy 'Imaginary Mary' and the event movie 'Dirty Dancing,' (more...)

Scoop: 2 BROKE GIRLS on CBS - Monday, January 23, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on 2 BROKE GIRLS, airing on CBS on Monday, January 23, 2017! (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Take the Stage in 80's Fashion at Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

One of William Shakespeare's most produced plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream, takes the stage at Trinity Repertory Company and continues the 53rd season, Ghosts of the Past, Dreams of the Future from February 9 - March 24, 2017 in the Chace Theater. (more...)

LA LA LAND Tops 2017 BAFTA AWARDS Nominations; Full List!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2017 have been announced. La La Land is nominated in 11 categories. (more...)

New Courtroom Drama Book, DEFILED is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

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Black Coffee Production Announces Casting For The First FRESH GRIND FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Black Coffee Productions (BCP) is proud to announce the casting of their first Fresh Grind Festival which will showcase ten staged readings of new works. A diverse group of forty-three actors has been cast including two time Grammy Nominee Martha Wash, who is well known for the multi platinum single, 'It's Raining Men.' Wash will lead the cast in the zombie parody, I Want to Eat Brains (or the Day I Killed All My Friends). The eclectic mix of actor's credits range from regional, off-off Broadway to Broadway, and National television credits. Other notable casting includes Jeremy Villas in The Bishops. Villas is currently performing as Young Lola in Kinky Boots on Broadway. (more...)

GRANNY'S BLUE-MERS II: DOWN IN THE ALLEY to Debut at the Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Granny's Blue-mers II: Down in the Alley premieres at the Duplex Cabaret Theater on Saturday, April 22 at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Northern Broadsides' New Adaptation of CYRANO at New Vic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Northern Broadsides are set to start off their 25th anniversary year by joining forces with the award-winning New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme, to stage Cyrano, a new adaptation by award-winning playwright Deborah McAndrew (the UK Theatre Award and Manchester Theatre Awards winning An August Bank Holiday Lark) of Edmond Rostand's classic romantic comedy Cyrano de Bergerac. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
by - Dec 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, January 18, 2017! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Stars of New Maury Yeston Musical Debut Music Video for 'More and More'
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2016

Maxwell Caulfield, Zoe Doano and Chris Peluso are to head the cast of Death Takes A Holiday, the third Charing Cross Theatre musical directed by Artistic Director Thom Southerland following the critically acclaimed Titanic and Ragtime, which has just received an all-time record 14 Off West End Award nominations as well as WhatsOnStage Award nominations for Best Musical Revival and Best Off West End Producton. (more...)

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