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Single Tickets to Go Onsale for Mira Nair's MONSOON WEDDING on Monday 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Berkeley Rep today announced that single tickets for the world premiere of the new musical Monsoon Wedding will go on sale to the general public on Monday, November 14. Monsoon Wedding will have its world premiere at Berkeley Rep's Roda Theatre next spring. Previews begin Friday, May 5, 2017 and the show runs through Sunday, June 25, 2017. Press night for Monsoon Weddingwill be Friday, May 19, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Audience Not Left Hanging in Short North Stage's KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
by Paul Batterson - Nov 7, 2016

Spiders and Broadway musicals don't always work well with each other. Witness the mixed fortunes of Spider-Man: TURN OFF THE NIGHT. However, Short North Stage's epic production of KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN: THE MUSICAL is one of the "can't miss" musicals in the Columbus' fall season. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/5/2016
by - Nov 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/5/2016. (more...)

Zendaya Launches Daya by Zendaya
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

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Kathryn Gallagher, Van Hughes, Kacie Sheik, And More Will Perform Their Original Tunes In Volume 2 Of BROADWAY SINGS THEIR OWN SONGS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series, which features new arrangements of pop stars' music, will present its new spinoff series at Rockwood Music Hall on Sunday, November 20.  (more...)

Dwayne Clark and David Hess Join Cast of MDR's Staged Reading TORN ASUNDER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of TORN ASUNDER, written by Obie Award-winner Nikkole Salter and directed by Janeece Freeman Clark. This staged reading will be performed for one night only on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 7pm at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd. Maplewood, NJ), where MDR is the resident theater company. The reading is $15 (advance purchase), $20 (if purchased at the door) and open to the public. Student/Senior discounts are also available. Tickets can be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets (http://tornasunder.bpt.me) by clicking the direct link HERE OR by calling 1-800-838-3006. (more...)

BROADWAY MASTERS Digital Masterclass, Featuring Taye Diggs, Anthony Rapp, Laura Osnes and More, Out Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Broadway Masters brings together the best talent on Broadway to share their journey from the classroom to the Great White Way, in a groundbreaking digital educational program. The series can be streamed to all devices globally. (more...)

BWW Previews: GEORGE TAKEI Brings Unique Wit And Wisdom To The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Nov 3, 2016

The McCallum Theatre presents An Evening with George Takei on Saturday, November 19, at 8:00pm. With a career spanning five decades, George Takei is known around the world for his founding role in the acclaimed television series "Star Trek," in which he played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the Starship Enterprise. But George Takei's story goes where few stories have gone before. From a childhood spent with his family imprisoned in a Japanese internment camp during WWII, to becoming one of the country's leading figures in the fight for social justice, LGBTQ rights, and marriage equality, George Takei remains a powerful voice on issues from politics to pop culture. (more...)

Starz and Spotify to Launch First-Ever Streaming Music & Video Entertainment Experience
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Starz and Spotify, the leading music streaming service, announced plans to launch the first-ever streaming music integration into the STARZ premium video streaming service app. (more...)

Hans Zimmer to Perform First Concerts in the US with 'Hans Zimmer Revealed'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer announced west coast dates today for his new concert experience 'Hans Zimmer Revealed.' (more...)

MOANA, ZOOTOPIA Among Nominees for 44th Annual Annie Awards; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 44th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit www.annieawards.org. (more...)

BWW Blog: Miranda Jackel - Broadway's Youngest Stars Give Back
by Guest Blogger: Miranda Jackel - Nov 23, 2016

The life of a young Broadway performer isn't easy-these kids are practically living double lives, going from a busy, exhausting school day to casually performing in a Broadway show eight times a week. #nbd But despite their jam-packed schedules, these talented t(w)eens still make time to do good in the world with KIDS SERVE, a program of BROADWAY SERVES dedicated to providing Great White Way youngsters with the chance to give back. (more...)

HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants to Play Spider-Man Villain 'Carnage'
by Movies News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

During the interview, Miranda revealed that he is interested in joining the popular Marvel Comics Universe, taking on the role of Spider-Man villain 'Carnage.' (more...)

Mark Ballas and JERSEY BOYS Co-Stars to Headline BROADWAY AT W in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

This Sunday, November 20th, 42 Seven Productions in conjunction with IndieFork and W Times Square welcome Mark Ballas and other cast members of Jersey Boys for the eighth installment of the hit Sunday night experience, 'Broadway at W.' (more...)

WICKED Tour to Welcome Three New Stars This Month in Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The WICKED tour will welcome Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award-winner Isabel Keating as Madame Morrible, Fred Applegate as The Wizard and Andy Mientus ('Smash') as Boq, beginning Tuesday, November 22nd at Wharton Center in East Lansing. (more...)

A WINNIE-THE-POOH CHRISTMAS TAIL Celebrates its 21st Production at Valley Youth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Everyone's favorite "stuffed with fluff" character takes the Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) stage December 2nd for his 21st production of A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail. (more...)

New ABC Series MARVEL'S THE INHUMANS to Premiere Exclusively in IMAX Theaters
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

IMAX Corp. (NYSE: IMAX), Marvel Television, a unit of Marvel Entertainment, and Disney|ABC Television Group today announced an innovative agreement to exclusively premiere the new ABC series MARVEL'S THE INHUMANS in IMAX commercial theatres,. (more...)

Tiffany Mann, Kyle Taylor Parker, & David Rowen Lead JOYFUL, JOYFUL Remake for Social Change
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2016

David Rowen, producer of YouTube series davidrowen/creative, assembled a diverse group of Broadway/theatre performers to remake and put a spin on the classic gospel medley, 'Joyful, Joyful,' from the Whoopi Goldberg and Lauryn Hill film, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. The video is the creative element of a larger project to promote positive social change, and to raise awareness and charity for Teen and Police Service (TAPS) Academy, which is a program that connects at-risk youth and law enforcement to build trust and understanding between the two groups. (more...)

BROADWAY MASTERS Digital Masterclass, Featuring Taye Diggs, Anthony Rapp, Laura Osnes and More, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Broadway Masters brings together the best talent on Broadway to share their journey from the classroom to the Great White Way, in a groundbreaking digital educational program. The series can be streamed to all devices globally. (more...)

Disney Channel Greenlights Third Season of Hit Spy Comedy K.C. UNDERCOVER Starring Zendaya
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Disney Channel has ordered a third season of K.C. UNDERCOVER, the hit spy comedy/action series starring Zendaya. (more...)

Tony-Winning CABARET Comes to Atlanta's Fox Theatre This Fall; Tickets on Sale This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that individual tickets for the Atlanta engagement of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Sunday, August 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

LA LA LAND's Emma Stone Wins Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

Emma Stone has won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy/Musical, for her role of Mia in Damien Chazelle's LA LA LAND. (more...)

Practice Makes Perfect! Rehearsals Start Next Week for GROUNDHOG DAY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Rehearsals begin on Monday, January 9, for the Broadway premiere of Groundhog Day, the new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Danny Rubin, and directed by Matthew Warchus. (more...)

New Musicals QUESTION 1 and DUMB LUCK Get Readings with TRU Voices
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 23 & 30 at 7pm at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 W. 46th Street, NYC 10036. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. (more...)

Tom Holland, Lucas Hedges Among BAFTA's 2017 Rising Star Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

BAFTA has unveiled this year's selection of its EE Rising Star Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by upcoming actors, and is the only award voted for solely by the public. (more...)

Star Wars: Episode VIII, Blade Runner 2049 & Alien: Covenant Voted 2017's Most Anticipated Movies
by Movies News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Rotten Tomatoes, the leading online aggregator of professional movie and TV reviews, surveyed hundreds of Tomatometer-approved critics across the country this past December to forecast the 'freshest' movies of 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Watch 'So Maternal' Music Video from Upcoming CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Below, check out the all-new music video for 'So Maternal' featured in the upcoming episode of CRAZY EXGIRLFRIEND titled 'When Do I Get to Spend Time with Josh?' The episode airs January 6th at 9 pm/ET on The CW.   (more...)

Full Casting Announced For SPEECH AND DEBATE At Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Defibrillator today announces the full cast for the UK premiere of Speech and Debate by Stephen Karam whose play The Humans won four Tony Awards in 2016, including Best Play. (more...)

Musical Revue 'CARRIE' THAT TUNE Brings the Flops to Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Proof Doubt Closer Theatre Company presents 'CARRIE' THAT TUNE: HIT SONGS FROM FLOP MUSICALS at BAR FEDORA starting Feb. 2. Conceived, written and directed by Trace Oakley, Musical Direction by Alena Bernardi, Choreography by Averi Quinn Yorek. Presented by Proof Doubt Closer Theatre Company. (more...)

Acclaimed Revue 'CARRIE' THAT TUNE: HIT SONGS FROM FLOP MUSICALS Returns to Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

A musical revue of great songs, many of them classics from the Great American Songbook. These songs came not from hit musicals, or from Tin-Pan-Alley songwriters. Each song was a bright spot in a Broadway musical that flopped. (more...)

Christina DeCicco to Star in BORN YESTERDAY at Asolo Rep Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Asolo Repertory Theatre continues its 2016-17 season and the fifth and final year of its American Character Project with Academy Award-winner Garson Kanin's irresistible girl-meets-world comedy BORN YESTERDAY. (more...)

Syfy Films Releases Sci-Fi Thriller ATOMICA Hits Theaters, Digital HD & VOD This March
by Movies News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Syfy Films is pleased to announce the release of the anticipated sci-fi thriller ATOMICA, in theaters on March 17, 2017 and on VOD and Digital HD on March 21, 2017. (more...)

Jamie Foxx to Host New Interactive Game Show BEAT SHAZAM on FOX
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Academy Award-winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx (“Ray,” “Django Unchained”) is set to host BEAT SHAZAM, a unique and interactive game show in which teams of two race against the clock (more...)

BWW Interview: From Oz to Oz, An Interview with WICKED Tour's Isabel Keating
by Kimberly Moy - Jan 10, 2017

WICKED is flying into Orlando this week and those familiar with the story know that it's a story about friendship, acceptance, and connection. I had the opportunity to chat with Drama Desk winner and Tony Award nominee Isabel Keating, who is currently playing Madame Morrible on the WICKED tour. From the moment we began talking, I felt a radiating kinship that made me think twice about Madame Morrible as the 'bad guy' of the show. (more...)

Patrick Page and More to Lead Shakespeare Workshop at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

These master instructors and top working professionals will take you from voice and text work to on-your-feet scene study and help you discover how to make Shakespeare's verse soar! (more...)

Defibrillator Announces Casting of Douglas Booth and Tony Revolori in Stephen Karam's SPEECH AND DEBATE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Defibrillator today announces a casting update for the UK premiere of Speech and Debate by Stephen Karam whose play The Humans won four Tony Awards this year, including Best Play. (more...)

VIDEO: First Trailer for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Is Here!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Sony Pictures and Marvel have revealed the first trailer for Spider-Man: HOMECOMING. Directed by Jon Watts, the film stars Tom Holland in the title role (more...)

Teaser Trailer for Marvel's SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Coming Tomorrow!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Today, Marvel Entertainment turned to Twitter to announce that the Spider-Man: HOMECOMING trailer teaser will be released tomorrow, December 8th. (more...)

Meghan Trainor Writes & Performs 'I'm A Lady' For Sony Pictures Animation's SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

'I'm a Lady,' a new song fromthe multi-platinum reigning Grammy Awards Best New Artist Meghan Trainor, will be featured in Sony Pictures Animation'sSmurfs: The Lost Village. The song isperformed & written by Meghan Trainor and produced by Martin Rene, Monsters & Strangers and Meghan Trainor. (more...)

One Night Only! Cast Announced for MDR Staged Reading of TORN ASUNDER by Nikkole Salter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of TORN ASUNDER, written by Obie Award-winner Nikkole Salter and directed by Janeece Freeman Clark (more...)

L.A. Christmas Comedy SANTASIA to Return to St. Luke's This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

SANTASIA, L.A.'s hilarious holiday musical sketch comedy show that embraces and skewers all the iconic moments of the Christmas season is returning to St. Luke's Theatre, (308 West 46th Street) in Manhattan December 13th through December 28th. (more...)

A NIGHT AT THE STORK CLUB Heads to Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

After two successful runs on the Big Island of Hawaii, A Night at the Stork Club moves to Hollywood's Three Clubs for a limited run January 7-8, 2017. The original production featured critically acclaimed vocalists Justin John Moniz and Ashley Lambert, alongside New York City jazz pianist, Phil Kadet. A Night at the Stork Club's upcoming remount will feature the addition of Los Angeles based singer/actress, Laura Hughes, fresh off the North American Tour of Mamma Mia!, where her portrayal of 'Tanya' received acclaim in theaters across the country. (more...)

McCarter to Present Bedlam's HAMLET and SAINT JOAN in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center is starting the New Year with a fresh look at two of literature's most enigmatic and dynamic characters. From January 13 - February 12, the celebrated New York theater company, Bedlam, makes its McCarter Theatre Center debut with their critically- acclaimed stripped down productions of William Shakespeare's Hamlet and George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, in rotating repertory. (more...)

Sony Pictures Animation Launches World's First-Ever Mobile Teaser for THE EMOJI MOVIE
by Movies News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Today, Sony Pictures Animation launches the world's first-ever vertical movie trailer designed especially for mobile users supporting the highly anticipated family comedy THE EMOJI MOVIE, the computer animated adventure that unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone (more...)

Tony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Tony Award nominee Mary Bridget Davies, of Broadway's A Night with Janis Joplin, makes her soulful concert debut at Feinstein's/54 Below on Friday, January 6th, 2017. (more...)

Marvel & ABC Studios Launch New Digital Series MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.: SLINGSHOT
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.: SLINGSHOT is now live on ABC.com, ABC app, Marvel.com and ABC and Marvel's YouTube channels. (more...)

Barrett Doss & More Will Join Andy Karl in GROUNDHOG DAY on Broadway; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Producers Whistle Pig, Columbia Live Stage, and The Dodgers, with Michael Watt, are pleased to announce casting for the Broadway premiere of Groundhog Day, the new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Danny Rubin, and directed by Matthew Warchus. (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS to Host All-Star Holiday Show This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

This Thursday, December 15th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes back past guests to share their favorite holiday tunes as part of its annual All-Star Holiday Show! (more...)

Wartime Drama CLOSE TO THE ENEMY Available on Blu-ray and DVD 12/27
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The taut and engrossing new wartime drama CLOSE TO THE ENEMY debuts on Blu-ray and DVD on December 27, 2016 from Acorn (more...)

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