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VIDEO: SOMETHING ROTTEN's Brian d'Arcy James Bids Classy Farewell During Final Bow
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2016

Brian d'Arcy James gave his final performance in his Tony nominated role of 'Nick Bottom' in Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN on Sunday, May 29th. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: DANCEAFRICA SENEGAL Program Brings Color and Poignancy to BAM
by Melanie Votaw - May 31, 2016

BWW Review: DANCEAFRICA 2016 Brings Color and Poignancy to BAM with SENEGAL: DOORS OF ANCIENT FUTURES (more...)

New Theatre, Playwrights Local 4181, to Produce Local Writers' Scripts
by Roy Berko - May 31, 2016

Purpose is to develop "a playwrights' center," which means they will "develop  plays (and playwrights), produce plays, and otherwise provide our dramatists with a long-needed home."  (more...)

Consumers to Experience Connected Lifestyle at GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016


Story, Truth and Victimhood Under the Spotlight in COURT at Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Canned Rice Productions will return to the Alexander Bar, Cafe and Theatre in July with COURT, a new 65-minute drama written by Candice van Litsenborgh, who scripted FROM THE HEART, which played two seasons at the same popular Capetonian venue earlier this year.   (more...)

Wyndham Rewards Joins Season 11 of NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2016

NBC, FremantleMedia North America and Wyndham Rewards®, the award-winning hotel loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, today announced a season-long partnership for the 11th season of the summer's number one show AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (AGT). (more...)

by Don Grigware - May 31, 2016

Does Abe Burrows' now classic show How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying still hold up theme-wise? Well, nepotism will always rear its ugly head and those that climb the corporate ladder will continue ruthlessly to step on those beneath them and on those by their sides as well. So, the answer is partly yes! Judging by Friday's young audience at GCT, who were laughing quite heartily, ... Business is curiously entertaining, even though it belongs to the 60s. More about this later. Directors Danny Michaels and Orlando Alexander have pulled out all the stops to make the production work, and every character actor - just about the entire ensemble - are 'spot on' well cast. Once again GCT does not disappoint. (more...)

Open Book: JERSEY BOYS' Co-Bookwriter Rick Elice's Journey From Actor To Tony-Nominated Author
by Michael Dale - May 30, 2016

A chance meeting at an opening night party changed the career of a young actor. (more...)

Broadway By Design: David Korins & Paul Tazewell Bring HAMILTON from Page to Stage
by Nicole Rosky - May 30, 2016

In our new series, Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld will be shining a Spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Tony nominees David Korins and Paul Tazewell, who acted as scenic and costume designers for Broadway's smash hit, HAMILTON. (more...) Launches Moodle 3.0.4 Hosting
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016


Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Eartha Kitt Sings The Hard Truth in THE WILD PARTY, 2000
by Michael Dale - May 28, 2016

Making her first Broadway appearance in twenty years, the outspoken star and social activist plays a character who sees through the frivolity of youth. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/28/2016
by - May 28, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/28/2016. (more...)

Louie Anderson Coming to the Capitol Center, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Louie Anderson will be appearing at the Capitol Center for the Arts (CCA) in Concord, New Hampshire on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 8PM.  Tickets are currently on sale at just $35 per seat.  The show is presented in association with Kirschner Concerts and is sponsored by Amadio Insurance and the Concord Group Insurance Companies. (more...)

Lady Antebellum & More Set for This Year's Country Summer Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

In its third year, Country Summer, Northern California's biggest country music festival, is June 3 to 5 at Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road (more...)

Hon. Dr. Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith to Receive Inaugural Conscious Visionary Award at Illuminate Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The Honorable Dr. Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith, a pioneer in the world of conscious cinema and founder of the culturally, racially and spiritually diverse trans-demoninational Agape International Spiritual Center, will receive the inaugural Conscious Visionary Award at the 2016 Illuminate Film Festival following the world premiere of Love, Sweat and Tears at 7 p.m. on June 3 at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. (more...)

American Girl's 2016 Girl Of The Year' Stars In All-New Movie Adventure
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016


Adelaide Festival Centre Launches 2016 Guitar Festival This August
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

This year's Adelaide Guitar Festival epitomises inclusion and access for all lovers of music - taking the beautiful, divergent and diverse sounds of the guitar to the people of South Australia. (more...)

Seattle International Dance Festival to Open with Shura Baryshnikov, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) opens June 10 with Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson's Doppelganger Dance Collective. (more...)

Seattle International Dance Festival to Open with Shura Baryshnikov, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) opens June 10 with Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson's Doppelganger Dance Collective. See history in the making as the next generation from the great Baryshnikov family travels from Providence RI to open the festival with an original contemporary duet. Joining them on stage is the dynamic duo, former Spectrum Dancers, Shadou Mintrone and Derek Crescenti. They return to Seattle from New York to present their latest collaboration, a new untitled work. (more...)

Will Swenson, Zachary Levi & More Will Take Part in STAND. UP. Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Michael Kimmel's (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) new play, Stand. Up., will be read for the first time on Monday, June 6th, 2016 at3:00 PM for a special industry presentation at Broadway Comedy Club (318 West 53rd Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues), directed by Michael Berresse ([title of show], Now.Here.This.) and featuring an all-star cast. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii Sets June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

For Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, June begins with one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters in recent history, Christopher Cross, followed by a Reggae Meets Jazz series with Monty Alexander Harlem Kingston Express, contemporary jazz instrumentalist group Acoustic Alchemy and Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton. June also brings a host of local talent including Adagio, Willie K, Paula Fuga, Darren Benitez, Hotclub of Hulaville, Rolando Sanchez, Little Albert and Jake Shimabukuro. Blue Note Hawaii also continues Gospel Brunch every Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. show time and doors opening at 11:00 a.m. (more...)

Frost & Sullivan Announces Best-in-Class Companies in Japan for 2016 Japan Excellence Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016


Elytta to Perform at Spotlight Cafe at the Capitol Center, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

New Hampshire-based singer-songwriter Elytta will be performing at the Spotlight Cafe at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 8PM. A portion of the proceeds from this performance will go to the non-profit organization behind the documentary film 'Community is Greater than Heroin'. The Spotlight Cafe is a "pop-up" venue located in the Capitol Center's Governor's Hall. (more...)

BWW Review: CFTA's 42nd STREET Taps Your Troubles Away
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 26, 2016

If there is a Broadway musical that more gleefully and accurately encapsulates the magic and mayhem of creating a brand spanking new blockbuster at the height of the Great Depression than 42nd Street, I want to see it post-haste! (more...)

The Struggle with PTSD & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at following the broadcast. (more...)

2016 Schools Spectacular Sets New Venue, Network & Talent
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

One of Australia's most popular annual variety shows, the Schools Spectacular, returns bigger and better than ever this year, in its new home, the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney's Olympic Park.  (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces Dancer Promotions
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director of Boston Ballet, has announced six promotions from within the company for the 2016–2017 season. Soloists Anaïs Chalendard and Seo Hye Han have been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer, Second Soloist Junxiong Zhao to Soloist, and Corina Gill to Second Soloist. Samivel Evans and Desean Taber, two dancers from Boston Ballet II—Boston Ballet's second company—will join the Company as Corps de Ballet dancers. All promotions are effective August 15, 2016. The full 2016–2017 roster of dancers will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James Exits CBS Pilot SUPERIOR DONUTS, Based on Tracy Letts Comedy
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

Broadway's Brian d'Arcy James has exited the upcoming CBS pilot SUPERIOR DONUTS, based on Tracy Letts' 2008 play. (more...)

Jamie Lynn Spears Set for New TLC Special WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT, 6/26
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

It's been nearly ten years since Jamie Lynn Spears was in the limelight, and for the first time ever, she and her family invite the world to hear her side of her story. (more...)

REMINDER: Optymyze to Spotlight Change Management for Sales Ops During Sales Management Association Webinar
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016


Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Will Step Into SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Lead Roles This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Broadway's smash hit musical comedy Something Rotten! will welcome three new principal cast members beginning Monday, July 18 as the ten-time Tony Award-nominated show enters its second year at Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). (more...)

Global Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) Industry
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016


Dark Comedy STORYWORKS: TERRA INCOGNITA Premieres at George Street Playhouse
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

An absurd, dark comedy about a New Jersey family who finds themselves suddenly dealing with an environmental cleanup in their backyard - literally - makes its debut at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, N.J., with a pair of 8pm performances June 3 and 4, with post-play discussions to follow each night. (more...)

Drury Lane to Kick Off 2017-18 Season with Kander & Ebb's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre announces it will open its 2017-2018 season with Chicago, the first production of the show to be produced in the city of Chicago in more than three decades. Jeff Award Winning Artistic Director, William Osetek, will direct the iconic musical, based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, features a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and the script adaptation by David Thompson. Chicago runs March 30 - June 4, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. (more...)

710 Main Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

  The 710 Main Theatre presents the 2016 - 17 Frey Electric Construction Co. Season with a diverse mix of programming including collaborations with two  local theatre companies as well as a brand new partnership with the Shaw Festival to present a production at the 710 Main Theatre.  (more...)

Open Road Films Acquires Animated Feature Film PLAYMOBIL Based on Iconic Toy Brand
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films, today announced the acquisition of all U.S. distribution rights to the animated feature film PLAYMOBIL (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: Backstage at Drama League Awards!
by Walter McBride - May 25, 2016

Below, check out some backstage photos taken by BroadwayWorld's acclaimed photographer, Walter McBride! (more...)

Carol Stein to Perform at Winter Park Playhouse, 6/15-16
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series features the immensely popular and uniquely talented Ms. Carol Stein Wednesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 16. Premiering her new solo cabaret entitled, Travels With Carol, she will take you on a musical travel adventure with, as expected, Carol at the piano and microphone! (more...)

THEATER TALK Welcomes SHUFFLE ALONG's Adrienne Warren, George C. Wolfe & Brandon Victor Dixon This Weekend
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

An all-new edition of THEATER TALK shines the Spotlight on Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, nominated for 10 Tony Awards (including Best Musical) at the Music Box Theatre - librettist/director George C. Wolfe (nominated for Best Book and Best Director of a Musical), Adrienne Warren (nominated as Best Featured Actress in a Musical in dual roles as Gertrude Saunders and Florence Mills) and Brandon Victor Dixon (nominated as Best Featured Actor in a Musical as composer Eubie Blake).   (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET's 'Classic NYCB II' Is a Reminder of Why the Company in an Artistic Treasure
by Sondra Forsyth - May 24, 2016

On the afternoon of May 22nd 2016, audience members at a nearly sold out performance of New York City Ballet's 'Classic NYCB II' program at the Koch Theater in Lincoln Center were treated to five selections that underscored the impressive range and enduring excellence of the troupe's repertoire. (more...)

Michael Ingersoll's ARTISTS LOUNGE LIVE Announces New Lineup at Metropolis
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Michael Ingersoll's ARTISTS LOUNGE LIVE concert series announces a new season line up for Chicagoland's Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights. (more...)

VIDEO: Adam Lambert Explains How IT GOT BETTER in New Docuseries
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2016

In the newest installment of L/Studio's documentary series IT GOT BETTER, rocker Adam Lambert explains that he rejected the notion of "normal" in order to embrace both his individuality and his sexuality. (more...)

BWW Review: NUNSENSE Lets The Little Sisters Of Hoboken Loose On Unsuspecting Audiences
by Barry Lenny - May 24, 2016

Nunsense was a night out that had the audience laughing and applauding from start to finish. (more...)

Al Pacino & More Set for Foxwoods Resort Casino June Entertainment Line Up
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Foxwoods Resort Casino, the Northeast's premier entertainment destination, heats up with A-list comedians, concerts and family-friendly performances this summer beginning with a star-studded lineup of world-class entertainment this June. (more...)

Sandi Patty and Doo Wop Project Coming to Spencer Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Sandi Patty, the most awarded female vocalist in contemporary Christian music, presents the tour of a lifetime in celebration of hers. Entitled the 'Forever Grateful' world tour, the 10-month, 90+ city concert spree kicked-off in February and includes a special concert engagement at the Spencer Theater at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28. Excellent seats are available for $39-$79. Visit or call the box office at 575.336.4800 for tickets and information. (more...)

Blues Artist Delanie Pickering Coming to Capitol Center for the Arts, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

New Hampshire-based blues guitarist-singer Delanie Pickering will be performing at the Spotlight Cafe at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Sunday, June 12, 2016.  It will be the CD release show for her debut record, Down Not Home.  (more...)

Hubbard Street & The Second City Add 11th Performance of THE ART OF FALLING
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Due to extraordinary demand, Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Second City Theatricals President Erica Daniels are delighted to announce the addition of an eleventh performance of Hubbard Street + The Second City's acclaimed collaboration, The Art of Falling. Single tickets for all shows, including this just-added performance on Wednesday, June 15 at 7:30pm, are now on sale. The two-week encore engagement of The Art of Falling runs June 9-19, at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park (205 East Randolph Street). (more...) to Demo Compensation Superhero's Toolkit at WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016


The Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal Sets Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The Orchestre symphonique de Montreal, its music director, Kent Nagano, and France Beaudoin, spokesperson for the OSM's summer programming, invite families and music lovers of all ages to celebrate classical music on the occasion of what has become an unmissable event of the summer season. (more...)

BEST PICTURE Set for Toronto Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Eleven years after winning Best of Fest in Toronto Fringe with "BoyGroove" (also 2006 Audience Choice Dora Award), RibbitRePublic is back!  Three Fringe veterans join forces to play a cast of thousands in this epic, critically acclaimed tour de force.  Plank Magazine says, 'These three are truly Fringe masters.' (more...)

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