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MARIAN, NEVERWHERE, SUPERTRUE, Fringe and More Slated for Know Theatre's 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

For 20 years, Know Theatre has been creating a theatrical playground in Cincinnati, uniting audiences and artists in a love of theatre, art, and and community. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents the English Premiere of EVERYTHING BETWEEN US
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

"I bit into your heart and I chewed on it slowly like a connoisseur. I swallowed it. I remember thinking it was an especially small heart and easy to digest. But no matter what I did you wouldn't die." (more...)

SVVR 2017 Shines Global Spotlight on Latest in VR Technology and Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

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Hampstead Theatre Announces Three Hampstead Downstairs Originals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Hampstead Theatre today announces three Hampstead Downstairs Originals which will open this spring. (more...)

Erica and Miles Aubrey to Host SPOTLIGHT AWARDS 5/13
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 28, 2017

Miles and Erica Aubrey, Nashville-based performers with a broad range of Broadway, TV, film, and music credits, will lead a full day of performance workshops and serve as celebrity co-hosts for the Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards, or "Spotlight Awards," presented in partnership between the nonprofit Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) and Lipscomb University on May 13. (more...)

The Valley of the Moon Music Festival Celebrates SCHUMANN'S WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

After the final concert of their Green Music Center concert series on May 13, the musicians of the Valley of the Moon Music Festival will return to the Hanna Boys Center in Sonoma for their annual summer event. This year the Festival celebrates the world of Robert Schumann over three consecutive weekends, July 16 - 30, juxtaposing the composer's own compositions with chamber works by composers he idolized and championed.  (more...)

ARTWEEK to Offer Its Largest Creative Festival Ever
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Produced by the Boch Center, ArtWeek today announced its largest season lineup ever. The award-winning creative festival will offer more than 250 events from April 28 - May 7-representing a more than 40 percent increase over the spring and fall 2016 festivals. ArtWeek events provide participants with new ways to experience art, culture, and creativity, and will now be held in 13 new neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts, with a total presence in more than 70 communities. In collaboration with ArtSpring Cape Cod, this season's festival will feature nearly 30 events on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket. (more...)

Revamped CARRIE THE MUSICAL to Return to South Florida
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 2016 BroadwayWorld Award-winning 'Carrie the Musical' will get a fresh, and revamped heavily requested revival, only eight months after affecting young artists in the South Florida community and going on to sweep at the 2016 BroadwayWorld Awards, winning Best Ensemble, Best Director, Best Choreographer, Best Lighting Design and Best Musical. (more...)

Wanna Get Broadwaysted with Krysta Rodriguez? Watch Live at Podfest!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Ready to get Broadwaysted? On April 9 (1pm), NYC Podfest will welcome Broadwaystead for a live show at The Bell House (149, 7th Street, Brooklyn), featuring Krysta Rodriguez (Spring Awakening, The Addams Family, Smash). Click here for tickets! (more...)

Paramount Expands European Sales of Spy Thriller BERLIN STATION
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Paramount Worldwide Television Licensing & Distribution announced today that the critically acclaimed, contemporary spy drama BERLIN STATION will be available in Italy on TIMvision (more...)

TuneGO Inc. Launches Record Label TuneGO Music Group, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

TuneGO Inc., a music platform that connects independent artists with a global community of music fans and industry professionals, today announced the launch of its new record label TuneGO Music Group, Inc. (more...)

Writers of Color to Stand in the Spotlight in Musical Theatre Factory's LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Musical Theatre Factory has announced that it will present 'LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING'on April 12th at 9:30PM as the next offering in its lineup of Joe's Pub Concert Series. (more...)

Oakland Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Oakland Symphony and Music Director Michael Morgan have announced their 2017-2018, 29th season, continuing to reflect the diverse energy of the city it calls home and offering a programmatic mix ranging from new works and unexpected guest artists to new programs and monuments of the symphonic repertory.  (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Rachel Price Releases New EP 'Home' 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Rachel Price has come a long way from her hometown of O'Neill, Nebraska to pursue her dreams of being a singer/songwriter. (more...)

BWW Review: ALTAR BOYZ: Music With a Mission
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 27, 2017

Boy bands were big in the '90s. Marked by close harmonies, synchronized choreography, and saccharine sex appeal, each had its own image and they were particularly successful with young female audiences. ALTAR BOYZ at the Stoneham Theatre spins the concept, combining it with the popular wave of Christian-themed music, and the result is an original musical revue featuring five singing and dancing boys on the last night of their national "Raise the Praise" tour. (more...)

RAGTIME, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH and More Set for Berkeley Playhouse's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Berkeley Playhouse Founding Artistic Director Elizabeth McKoy and Producing Artistic Director Kimberly Dooley announced today that the 10th anniversary season of the award-winning theater company for all ages includes an East Bay premiere, its first staging of an acclaimed American musical, and a return of one of the biggest hits in the company's 10-year history. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Rep's Passionate RAISIN IN THE SUN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 27, 2017

Jackie Welch, Tamiko Robinson Steele and Lauren Frances Jones together onstage are like the royalty of Nashville theater: three formidable actresses who bring a wealth of experience to any role they play as individuals. Yet, collectively, the three women are more than mere forces of nature, they are nature itself, their remarkable talents combining to create a theatrical experience that will long be remembered, venerated and discussed among those people fortunate enough to see them in Nashville Repertory Theatre's stunning production of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. (more...)

Hosts Announced for the 'ACM Red Carpet Live' Official Pre-Show for 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions today announced the hosts of "ACM Red Carpet Live," the official red carpet pre-show for the Hosts Announced for the 'ACM Red Carpet Live' Official Pre-Show for 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

BWW Review: CHICAGO THE MUSICAL at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Carolan Trbovich - Mar 27, 2017

Chicago Comes to Sarasota! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Short North Stage's SPAMALOT Captures Lunacy of Monty Python
by Paul Batterson - Mar 27, 2017

Monty Python is the kind of like the sushi of the entertainment world. At first glance, people either devour it and love it or they poke at it with a fork and think "What in God's name is that?" (more...)

BWW Review: Charming but Flawed FINDING NEVERLAND Searches for Magic
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 27, 2017

A charming though perplexing adaptation of the 2004 film, FINDING NEVERLAND jets into too many erratic directions at any given moment and doesn't gel completely as a whole. And for all its gorgeous, visual splendor, it is surprisingly lacking in honest-to-goodness stage magic. The touring version of the 2015 Broadway stage musical adaptation continues at OC's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through April 2, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Singer and Songwriter Nick Randall
by Mark C. Lloyd - Mar 27, 2017

BWW Interview: SINGER AND SONGWRITER NICK RANDALL (more...)

Greasepaint Youtheatre Presents Conversation Starter THE LARAMIE PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Greasepaint Youtheatre presents THE LARAMIE PROJECT, April 7 - 9, 2017, a dramatization of the aftermath of an infamous hate crime. This breathtaking theatrical collage explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable. Based on interviews with citizens of Laramie, Wyoming after the murder of Matthew Shepard, this play is a true and heartbreaking story. (more...)

LA ESTRELLA: A Night of Music and Flamenco
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Set in the south of Spain, La Estrella follows the story of Carina (Katsie Llave), and her childhood best friends -Alejandro (David Ezra) the shy but sweet village boy, and Ricardo (Arman Ferrer) the headstrong but charming aristocrat, as they journey through life, and discover love in its purest and most steadfast form. (more...)

Vintage Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of A TIME TO KILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Vintage Theatre presents "A Time to Kill" April 7 through May 21. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays and Monday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. at the Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010. No Performance on Sunday, April 16.Tickets are $24 - $30 and available online at www.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830. (more...)

BWW Review: RECENT ALIEN ABDUCTIONS at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - Mar 27, 2017

Alternate Reality (more...)

BWW Review: BUMT's Rollicking 9 to 5: THE MUSICAL Gives Dolly Her Due
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 27, 2017

Just in case you are unaware, heed this advice: There is perhaps no better place on earth to catch some future Broadway stars (and, no doubt, some Tony Award winners-to-be) than in Nashville. If there is any other more fertile breeding ground for musical theater stars than what you may find among the assemblage of burgeoning talents at Belmont University - particularly among the students enrolled in the school's musical theatre program, now celebrating its 19th season - we implore you to supply directions for our edification. (more...)

Dayton Ballet Celebrates Women Choreographers With THE FEMALE FACTOR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Dayton Ballet presents The Female Factor, the fourth ballet of the 2016–2017 Excite Season, now on stage through April 2 at the Victoria Theatre.  (more...)

Broadway Vet to Launch Red Bank Performance Prep This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

This April 22nd, Pittius - along with a carefully chosen faculty of professional performing arts educators - will launch Red Bank Performance Prep ('The Prep') as an educational division of long-time downtown Red Bank events and entertainment company, Flipping Fun. (more...)

VIDEO: Chris DiStefano and Rich Gray Perform 'A Friend Like You' in MURDER FOR TWO
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2017

Chris DiStefano and Rich Gray perform 'A Friend Like You' at Spotlight Night for Murder for Two. Check out the video below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Broadway Super-Producer, Barry Weissler
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 26, 2017

The words 'Just Do It' should be emblazoned across the office walls of  Tony Award winning producer Barry Weissler. On a beautiful Spring day, Barry invited Rob and Kevin into his offices to discuss his career and how he produced the revivals of CHICAGO, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, and GREASE and gave power to new shows like THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, FALSETTOS, and WAITRESS. (more...)

HostForLIFE.eu Proudly Launches Moodle 3.2.2 Hosting
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

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BWW Review: Toe-Tapping 42ND STREET Tour Brings Sunny Song and Dance to Providence
by Veronica Bruscini - Mar 25, 2017

When it comes to classic song-and-dance theater, it doesn't get much more "Broadway" than 42ND STREET. The show is breezy and buoyant, a carefree love letter to the Great White Way and to the art of the stage musical. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of DE NOVO Celebrates the Show
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 25, 2017

Little by Little, a nonprofit organization comprised of young performers from Broadway, TV and Dance communities is thrilled to have Miss Southeast Georgia Alyssa Beasley host De Novo on March 24th at the New York Creative Cultural Center, 7:30 p.m., in a benefit concert for Kevin TOKYO Inouye, a well-known dance choreographer who lost his home in a fire earlier this year. The red carpet was rolled out last night and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Steel Beam Theatre Announces Casting for RUTHLESS THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

What do you get when you combine the story-lines of hit Broadway musicals, like Gypsy and Mame, and movies such as The Bad Seed and All About Eve? You get a totally hilarious take on stage mothers and their beautiful- but poisonous- offspring. A campy cult favorite Ruthless! is a don't miss, 90 minute hilarious musical comedy romp through the world of Broadway, child acting, parenthood, and unbridled ambition. (more...)

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Gets Back To Basics With Their Hit A CARDBOARD & DUCT TAPE SPECTACULAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

New York's very own alternative circus is back!  The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus returns to New York City's Connelly Theater (220 East 4th Street, NYC) with an extended run of their latest production, A Cardboard & Duct Tape Spectacular, after its successful  2016 premiere.  Bindlestiff's terrifically talented troupe of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, sideshow marvels, vaudevillians, musicians, adhesion specialists and corrugated engineers will present twelve performances from May 4 - 14 and tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Raises More Than $65,000 at 14th Annual BOLD MOVES FOR BOLD WOMEN Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, among the world's premier contemporary dance companies, along with honorary event chair Aurora Abella Austriaco, of Valentine Austriaco &Bueschel, P.C.; honorary event chair Pamela Cullerton, wife of Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton; event chair and Hubbard Street board member Karen H. Lennon; and a 17-member host committee, welcomed more than 250 guests to the offices of Baker McKenzie, LLP overlooking Chicago's Millennium Park on Thursday, March 16, 2017 for Hubbard Street's 14th annual Bold Moves for Bold Women event. (more...)

SPLIT IN THREE Brings Story of Historical Heart and Humanity to Aurora Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Filled with humor and heart, Split in Three is set to take the stage at Aurora Theatre May 4-28. Change can be exhilarating and excruciating at the same time. Written by Atlanta's own Daryl Lisa Fazio, this highly-anticipated comic drama looks at a quintet of people in the Mississippi Delta struggling with personal change during a time of great historic change: the Civil Rights movement in the late 60s.  (more...)

Review Roundup: World Premiere of SOUSATZKA in Toronto - All The Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Mar 24, 2017

The reportedly Broadway-bound, world premiere engagement of SOUSATZKA, with book by Craig Lucas, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., based on the original novel 'Madame Sousatzka' by Bernice Rubens, opened last night in Toronto! Directed by Adrian Noble and choreographed by Graciela Daniele, the production stars Victoria Clark, Montego Glover, Judy Kaye and Jordan Barrow. (more...)

Andrea Bocelli Returns to US and Joins Philly POPS for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

World-renowned and legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli announced his return to the U.S. with special concert dates, including one at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday, December 8. Bocelli will be joined on stage by the beloved 65-piece Philly POPS orchestra. Bocelli last performed at the Wells Fargo Center with the Philly POPS on December 12, 2015. Access high-resolution photos and photo credits from 2015's concert. (more...)

SCHNIPPERS for Fast-Casual Goodness
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 24, 2017

Stop by Schnippers for lunch, dinner, or an anytime snack. It's the spot in New York City where you can have delicious and wholesome fast-casual food with appealing choices for all tastes and dietary preferences. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor Spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte, and BUS STOP in Denver, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Join Van Wezel Center at UNDER THE STREETLAMP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Under the Streetlamp featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including Jersey Boys,comes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, April 18 at 8PM. Under the Streetlamp is a celebration of classic hits from the American Radio Songbook covering the 1950s through the 1970s. The show features tight harmonies and slick dance moves that take audiences back to an era of sharkskin suits, flashy cars and martini shakers. A flashback to a time when, on hot summer nights, people would gather under a streetlamp to sing their favorite rock and roll songs. (more...)

Sea Tea Improv's Hartford Improv Festival Returns
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

On April 6th - 9th, 2017 at Spotlight Cinemas in downtown Hartford, Sea Tea Improv will bring back the Hartford Improv Festival for a fourth year. Last year's festival drew crowds of hundreds throughout three days of improvisational comedy activities, as well as award-winning improvisers from around the country. Tickets can be purchased at www.hartfordimprov.com/festival. (more...)

E!'s New Docu-Series SECOND WIVES CLUB to Premiere 5/4
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

E! takes viewers inside the lives of these enviable “trophy wives” when SECOND WIVES CLUB premieres Thursday, May 4th at 9 pm ET/PT (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld Bringing Ted L. Nancy's LETTERS FROM A NUT to the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Letters from a Nut by Ted L. Nancy, a brand-new show based on the bestselling book series of prank letters and their responses from Ted L. Nancy (aka Barry Marder), will debut in June at the Geffen Playhouse as part of the theater's Spotlight Entertainment Series. The show is produced by Jerry Seinfeld, and written by Nancy, who will star alongside Beth Kennedy and Sam Kwasman. Pierre Balloon will direct. (more...)

BWW Review: LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO at the Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Mar 23, 2017

It's a long way from a cramped second-floor loft in lower Manhattan to the splendors of the Kennedy Center Opera House with a full orchestra. (more...)

Susan Eichhorn-Young to Return to the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Susan Eichhorn-Young returns to the Laurie Beechman Theatre stage with her one-woman show, 'WHY?' Thursday April 13th at 7 p.m. (more...)

Discovery to Present NASA: 60 YEARS AND BEYOND to Celebrate 60th Anniversary
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Directed and produced by Academy Award(R)-nominated and Emmy(R)-winning filmmaker Rory Kennedy ('Last Days of Vietnam'), the documentary feature, NASA: 60 YEARS AND BEYOND, will air on Discovery in 2018. (more...)

TexARTS Teen Musical Theatre Academy Presents CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

TexARTS' Teen Musical Theatre Academy is jazzed to present Kander & Ebb's blockbuster hit Chicago. The production will run April 1 - 9 at the Kam & James Morris Theatre at TexARTS.    (more...)

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