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Musical Comedy BASTARD JONES Sets Off-Broadway Opening Date
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

nancy manocherian's the cell (Artisitic Director, Kira Simring) will present the Off Broadway Premiere of BASTARD JONES, a rock musical comedy based on Henry Fielding's bawdy 18th century novel, The History of Tom Jones. (more...)

Previews Begin Saturday Night for Charles Mee's SOOT AND SPIT at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Archive Residency, a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village), is a vital incubator for New York City's most electrifying independent theater companies. Now in its fourth year, the two-year residency offers each company an artistic home -- Space, support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work. Each residency culminates with a world premiere production. (more...)

Nashville Ballet presents EMERGENCE 6/1-3
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Nashville Ballet will close its 2016-2017 performance season with its popular experimental ballet series Emergence June 1-3, 2017, at Nashville Ballet's Studio A. This season's edition will feature the debut of three all-new Nashville Ballet collaborations only weeks in the making and the opportunity to interact with the artists to learn about the creative process. (more...)

Northwest FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL Features Festál Turns 20 as its 2017 Cultural Focus
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

???????Seattle Center and Northwest Folklife deepen their longstanding partnership this year as Northwest Folklife Festival celebrates Festal Turns 20, as its Cultural Focus for 2017. The focus recognizes the outstanding series of 24 ethnic cultural festivals produced at Seattle Center on weekends throughout the year.  (more...)

The Great Jaydini Brings Harry Potter Half Term Magic to The Wyvern
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Children's magician and entertainer The Great Jaydini flies in to the Wyvern next week for a special Harry Potter themed magic show! (more...)

Tickets for Tower Theatre's Fall Events On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Tower Theatre has revealed initial details for a long-awaited fall concert and event schedule, which includes nationally touring acts as well as the iconic venue's first non-concert public event in the auditorium's fully-renovated Space. (more...)

Swarming Branch's New 'Surreal Number' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The band's name is a reference to both the nature of its membership, which is intentionally and perpetually in flux, and its sound, which features densely worded slant rhyme over intertwining, capricious, often improvised melodies. (more...)

Announcing TREADWLL GOLD: A New Play Based on the Book by Sheila Kelly
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

In 1916, no one knew the booming town of Treadwell-home to the largest gold mine in the world-was on the brink of its ultimate destruction. In one momentous year, as infrastructure crumbles, fires rage, and war looms, young engineer George Barnett arrives in the territory of Alaska with "guts and genius," not expecting to fall in love or carry the safety of the miners and the town on his shoulders. Treadwell Gold is written by Rachel Atkins and inspired by the book of historical nonfiction by Sheila Kelly. The play is based on real people and events. Treadwell Gold takes us to a time when science and engineering were looked to with faith that progress was always an option and engineering could always make our lives better. Treadwell Gold runs in limited engagement at Perseverance Theatre, June 22 - July 3. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Mimi Lien Explains the Her Ever-Changing GREAT COMET Designs!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2017

The brilliant Mimi Lien earned one of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812's twelve Tony nominations, for her scenic design. Below, watch as she chats about transforming the Imperial Theatre, in additional to the show's other stops on the road to Broadway! (more...)

ArtsWest Announces 2017-18 Season: I AM
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

ArtsWest Artistic Director Mathew Wright has announced his third season, running September 2017 through July 2018. Opening with Pulitzer Prize-winner Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO AND THE WHAT, the six-production season will feature five Seattle premieres and a Tony-award winning musical. (more...)

BAD JEWS Comes to Capital Stage 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Capital Stage presents Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon a  NY Times Critics Pick (2013). Amy Resnick, last seen at Capital Stage in August: Osage County, and Blackberry Winter will direct this Sacramento Premiere. Bad Jews will be the sixth and final production of Capital Stage's 2016-17 Season: Love + War, and will run from June 21-July 23, 2017 with a Press Opening on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Unicorn and Made In China Present DOUBLE DOUBLE ACT
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Are children and adults sometimes the same?  What does adulthood really mean?  And what kind of things do both find funny? (more...)

LETTERS TO MORRISSEY to Receive World Premiere at Traverse Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Award-winning playwright Gary McNair returns to the Traverse Theatre after his sell-out hit A Gambler's Guide to Dying, and pioneering verbatim work Locker Room Talk, with the World Premiere of Letters to Morrissey, presented by the Traverse Theatre Company in association with Tron Theatre, as part of Traverse Festival 2017. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, June 14, 2017
by - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, June 14, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: STEVE HARVEY'S FUNDERDOME on ABC - Wednesday, June 14, 2017
by - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on STEVE HARVEY'S FUNDERDOME, airing on ABC on Wednesday, June 14, 2017! (more...)

Ferry Corsten Announces Sci-fi Concept Album 'Blueprint' + World Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

It's been said that “Space exploration is a force unto itself”, a statement that can aptly be applied to the experience of music discovery. (more...)

Glenn Weiss & Ricky Kirshner to Executive Produce 69TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS on CBS
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2017

CBS and The Television Academy announced today that multiple Emmy® Award winners Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner of White Cherry Entertainment will executive produce the 69TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, to be broadcast LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 17 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/5:00-8:00 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network (more...)

BWW Interview: An Evening of 'Short Stories' and a Song Book To Die For: THE ALL NIGHT STRUT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - May 26, 2017

“The All Night Strut has a songbook to die for! It may not be as riotously funny as The Irish and How They Got Way was,” says Maine State Music Theatre's Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark, but I know from experience that the audience will leave the theatre exhilarated!” Clark, who will co-produce the show with Anita Stewart, Artistic Director of Portland Stage, describes the musical revue as “a collection of vignettes, each of which plays out before the next one begins. It is sort of like an evening of short stories that paints a colorful and poignant picture of 20th century America in the years of the Great Depression, World War II, and the post-war.” (more...)

Photo Flash: World War I Doughboys Raise Flag at Eternal Light Flagstaff in Madison Square Park
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

World War I Doughboy reenactors raised flag at the Eternal Light Flagstaff in Madison Square Park to mark the restoration of the monument yesterday, May 25. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

BROADWAY AT THE BROADWAY Set for Pride Month at PFP
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The fourth installment of Pride Films and Plays' His & His.'  cabaret series - entitled 'Broadway at the Broadway' will be performed on Thursday, June 8 in The Broadway at the Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway. The His and His series follows the development of LGBT characters on Broadway, and celebrates the artists who wrote the great works of musical theater. (more...)

Say Yes! Collective to Bring All-Female THE TEMPEST to Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Los Angeles ensemble theatre company Say Yes! Collective presents its latest production, The Tempest, a reimagining of Shakespeare's celebrated supernatural drama co-produced with the internationally acclaimed Hollywood Fringe Festival. (more...)

New Ohio Theatre Announces Ice Factory Festival 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 24th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2017 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2017 will present seven new works over seven weeks, running June 28 - August 12. (more...)

Emma Dears and Craig Price to Headline A NIGHT AT THE MUSICALS for Save Our St. Bride's
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

One of Liverpool's most historic churches will take centre stage when the West End comes to the Georgian Quarter for a night of musical theatre magic. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's New Multi-Disciplinary Chamber Music Festival to Open Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's will debut Facets of Schubert, the first iteration of the Ensemble's new chamber music festival at the Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum, from June 7 - 25. (more...)

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week! (more...)

READY FOR SUMMER-Rooftop Bars, Al Fresco Dining, Outdoor Entertainment and More
by Marina Kennedy - May 26, 2017

With the nice weather on the rise, the great outdoors beckons New Yorkers to discover al fresco dining, rooftop bars and summer entertainment. Check out our list of places where you can enjoy sun drenched days and starry nights while indulging in great food and drink. (more...)

Review Roundup: CONSTELLATIONS at The Armory
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Silas Weir Mitchell and Dana Green star in Constellations - playwright Nick Payne's exploration of love in the multiverse - opening at The Armory on May 19, with preview performances beginning May 13, and regular performances running through June 11. (more...)

Take A Uniquely Pacific Northwest Trip to The Emerald City
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

'The Wizard of Oz' of Oz at Kitsap Forest Theater opens Sunday, May 28. It runs 4 weekends, with Memorial Day weekend performances on Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29, then Saturdays and Sundays June 3-18. Show time is always 2:00 pm. Doors open at 1:00pm. General Seating. (more...)

MARVEL'S AVENGERS: SECRET WARS Returns for Action-Packed One-Hour Premiere
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

Earth's Mightiest Heroes unite once again to fight the foes no single hero could withstand alone as MARVEL'S AVENGERS: SECRET WARS (previously 'Marvel's Avengers: Ultron Revolution') debuts a fourth season with a one-hour premiere on SATURDAY, JUNE 17 (more...)

Added Performance of UNCONVENTIONALLY INTIMATE Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The workshop performance of Unconventionally Intimate on Tuesday May 30th has sold out. The team has added a second workshop on Thursday, June 1st at 7:30 pm also at the Music Hall at the Dramatist Guild Fund. Documenting her real life experiences navigating the complex and delightfully awkward world of contemporary dating, Unconventionally Intimate is Alexandra LaPlante's humorous, fascinating and sexy look at what is possible... if you throw traditional expectations out the window. (more...)

Yamaha & Concert Pianist Sara Davis Buechner Celebrate 30 Years of Artistic Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

In celebration of her 30th year as a Yamaha Artist, internationally renowned concert pianist Sara Davis Buechner will perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on June 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING Extends Ahead of Opening at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

MCC Theater has announced the extension by popular demand of The End of Longing, a new play written by and starring Matthew Perry in his NYC playwriting and stage acting debuts. (more...)

ALL UP: Odyssey of the Rocketmen Has Launched, a Behind-the-Scenes Epic Novel by the Author Who Brought You the Amazing Stories Behind Star Wars and Indiana Jones
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

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A Red Orchid Theatre to Host Reading of ANGELS IN AMERICA to Benefit the ACLU
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre hosts a benefit reading of Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner. Conceived as a response from Chicago theatre artists to the current political climate, the event's proceeds will benefit A Red Orchid Theatre and the Chicago chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). (more...)

Brooklyn Ballet Announces ROOTS & NEW GROUND 2 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Brooklyn Ballet announces its spring season, Roots & New Ground 2, sequel to its outstanding 2015 Roots and New Ground season. (more...)

theSpaceUK Announces its Programme for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

theSpaceUK is proud to announce the line-up for its 2017's Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme. This year will feature over 350 shows across 17 performance Spaces - more than 100 more shows than any other Edinburgh Fringe producer - literally offering something to suit everyone, from new writing to classical music, hard-hitting productions about contemporary issues to dance training for the learning-disabled, and everything in between. theSpaceUK occupies an unparalleled position with its two central hubs on the Royal Mile and Nicholson Street/Hill Square. The former is enlarged this year with the return of theSpace on North Bridge (Carlton Hilton Hotel) after a two-year absence, presenting two very smart new Spaces. (more...)

Brlee Makes His Bonzai Debut with Stunning Club Smasher 'This Is The Place'
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Based in Velenje, Slovenia, Brlee debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic 'This Is The Place' which comes backed up with two superb remixes from Manu Riga and Crocy. (more...)

'Sausage Party' Director Conrad Vernon to Helm Jetsons Reboot
by Movies News Desk - May 25, 2017

It has been reported that the upcoming big-screen take on the classic cartoon, The Jetsons, has nabbed a director in Conrad Vernon. (more...)

Ringling College of Art and Design Continues Studies & Special Programs at Summer Studios
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Unleash your inner artist at Summer Studios 2017, which offers an extensive selection of art classes for teens, tweens, and adults through Ringling College Continuing Studies & Special Programs. (more...)

Fierce Angel Prepare to Celebrate 10th Birthday with Stonebridge
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

On Sunday 28th May we celebrate all things Fierce with our party at the ultra boutique 'Sanctum Soho Hotel' London. We celebrate our 10 year anniversary of fabulous Fierce Angel, and Mark Doyle's birthday! (more...)

Melissa Errico to Put on BROADWAY FIRECRACKER Summer Holiday Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Broadway leading lady and Tony Award nominee Melissa Errico will return to the Broadway at Birdland Concert Series with 'Broadway Firecracker' on Monday, July 3 at 7pm at Birdland Jazz (315 West 44th Street), bringing this special summer holiday concert to her favorite jazz venue. (more...)

Kozlova Dance Conservatory Comes to MMAC
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory New York will perform its annual 'Spring Gala,' featuring young dancers from the Kozlova school, located in midtown Manhattan.   (more...)

Raja Feather Kelly's Newest Warhol-Inspired Work Headed to LUMBERYARD Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts will present the feath3r theory in: Another Fucking Warhol Production, or Who's Afraid of Andy Warhol?, a new work from Raja Feather Kelly and his company the feath3r theory, June 22-24 at The Kitchen as part of the second annual LUMBERYARD in the City festival. (more...)

OPEN CLOSE Exhibition to Reimagine the Historic Closes of Edinburgh's Royal Mile
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Details have been announced for Open Close, a temporary experimental arts installation project led by a team of award-winning artists and architects using sound, light, sculpture, design and visual arts to re-imagine three Edinburgh Royal Mile closes during a four-week exhibition taking place 14 July - 11 August. (more...)

World Premiere Play T Opens Tonight at American Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

American Theater Company (ATC) opens the world premiere of Dan Aibel's T. tonight, Thursday, May 25. The competitive ice skating saga is directed by Margot Bordelon and features Guy Massey (Al), Leah Raidt (T.), ensemble member Tyler Ravelson (Jeff), Kelli Simpkins (Joanne) and Nate Whelden (Shawn).   (more...)

Mile Square Theatre presents The 7th Annual New Jersey One-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The NEW JERSEY ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (#1MPF) returns to for its seventh year, beginning a new and exciting partnership with Mile Square Theatre. The marathon evening of one-minute plays by over 30 of New Jersey's established and emerging playwrights and directors plays three performances only, Saturday, June 24th at 8pm, and Sunday, June 25th at 3pm & 7pm, 1400 Clinton St, Hoboken, NJ 07030. Tickets, priced at $20, are currently available at www.milesquaretheatre.org (more...)

BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING Steams Up Heinz Hall
by Dylan Shaffer - May 25, 2017

It's the classic story of Baby and her family vacation to Kellerman's resort. The sun is hot, the family activities are campy, and the dancing is dirtier than ever. The staged version of the 1987 movie of the same name, Dirty Dancing is a surprisingly sensational show. (more...)

All-Female Mariachi Flor de Toloache and More Coming Up in Latinx Lineup at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Joe's Pub will host an exciting and diverse array of upcoming Latinx events! Highlights include all-women mariachi group Mariachi Flor de Toloache on June 16 and 17; singer/songwriter Dorian Wood performing songs from his new album XALÁ on June 24; Argentine folk band Mavi Diaz & Las Folkies with special guest Maria Volonte on July 19; Cuban son and bolero outfit El Septeto Santiaguero on July 28; That's Not Tango celebrating Astor Piazzolla on the 25th anniversary of his death on August 5 and 6; and, Brazilian pop musician Aline Muniz on August 10. Complete show information follows! (more...)

TENORS OF ROCK Celebrates 100 High-Octane Performances at Harrah's Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

In recognition of their 100th performance at Harrah's Las Vegas last night, May 24, the cast and crew of TENORS OF ROCK celebrated the momentous milestone with a rock 'n' roll-inspired cake presentation onstage after the show. (more...)

HBO Orders New Seasons of Original Comedies VEEP and SILICON VALLEY
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

HBO has greenlit new seasons of the original comedies VEEP and SILICON VALLEY. The shows have been renewed for their seventh and fifth seasons, respectively and will return in 2018. (more...)

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