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Canadian Solar Files Annual Report on Form 20-F for Year Ended December 31, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Muslim Theater Artists Pen Letter Addressing THE PROFANE, Inclusion; Playwrights Horizons Responds!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 27, 2017

Difficult, but welcome discussions about race and representation continue to spread through the theatre landscape. Yesterday, a group of Middle Eastern and Muslim theater artists from Noor Theatre and elsewhere released a letter expressing concern about Playwrights Horizons' current production of Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE. Playwrights Horizons has responded today with a call for public discussion and further collaboration. (more...)

Glimmerglass Festival Presents World Premiere of STOMPING GROUNDS, May 8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

As part of its 2017 season, The Glimmerglass Festival will present the world-premiere hip-hop opera Stomping Grounds, a show written entirely in verse blending hip-hop, spoken word and opera. In May, the production will travel to 11 regional community venues throughout New York State and three in New York City, in performance workshops and discussions hosted by librettist, director and choreographer Paige Hernandez, an acclaimed performer, director, and playwright known for her effective fusion of theater, hip-hop, dance and education.  (more...)

Madison Paige & Terra 'TJ' Wallace Get Intimate In Club-Banging Visual for 'Happy Now'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

19 year old Deejay Rupp is capturing the innate tension of passion in his latest visual for club banger 'Happy Now' starring LGBTQ models and real life couple Madison Paige & Terra 'TJ' Wallace. (more...)


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BWW Preview: FOUR DAY WEEKEND in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Apr 27, 2017

Here's what's happening on stage this weekend in the Greater Columbia Area... (more...)

PRIME Productions' Regional Premiere of LITTLE WARS Begins 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

PRIME Productions will launch their new theater company with the regional premiere of Little Wars at Mixed Blood Theatre, May 5 - 21, 2017. (more...)

2017 Summer Shakespeare Intensive with Prague Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Join the master teachers and continental Europe's premiere English-language classical theatre: Prague Shakespeare Company for four weeks of transformational classical theater training and mentorship, while immersing yourself in one of the most picturesque and culturally rich cities in old Europe. (more...)

ULTRA Worldwide Releases Trio of Afermovies; ULTRA Korea Reveals Phase Two
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

As ULTRA Worldwide gears up for yet another historic year across Asia – boasting more events and new territories than ever before – the world's largest producer of international festivals unveils a TRIO of Final Kid-produced aftermovies to whet fans' appetites… (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond, Elisa Monte Dance and More Set for Memorial Day Weekend at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Come celebrate the long Memorial Day Weekend (May 26-29) at Joe's Pub! Highlights include the latest chapter from Joe's Pub favorite Justin Vivian Bond on May 26, 27, 28 and 29; Elisa Monte Dance's After Dark with live mixing by Twelve45 on May 26 and 27; Hello Taiwan, an annual showcase introducing some of Taiwan's up-and-coming stars to American audiences, featuring Sean Huang, Gina Can, Biung and Treya on May 27; contemporary Yiddish band Nikitov, fronted by Niki Jacobs, on May 28; and, Portuguese collaborators Renato Diz and Maria Quintanilla on May 29. (more...)

Lena Hall to Celebrate the Power of Art at St. Ann's Warehouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse has announced its 2017 gala, which will feature a special concert, created for the occasion, by Tony Award-winner and GRAMMY Award-nominee Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, How to Transcend a Happy Marriage), Monday, June 5, at the "stunning" (New York Magazine) waterfront theater in Brooklyn Bridge Park. (more...)

El Dorado Festival Announces Day Splits; Day Tickets On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

El Dorado Festival, from the founders of Cirque Du Soul, is one of the need-to-know new additions to the festival calendar, set in the beautiful 5,000 acre Eastnor Castle. As the festival is fast approaching, El Dorado have released their full day line up splits and released day tickets. (more...)

Zedd, Armin van Buuren & More Set for Electric Zoo 6th Boro Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

MADE EVENT, producers of the Electric Zoo Festival have announced today (4/27)the Phase 2 line-up of ELECTRIC ZOO: THE 6th BORO. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH to Close This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Monica Piper's acclaimed off-Broadway comedy NOT THAT JEWISH, will play its final performance this Sunday, April 30. (more...)

Martin Zimmerman's SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN Starts Tonight at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project presents the New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's meditation on mourning, redemption and revenge, Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by 2016 Dora Award winner Weyni Mengesha, starring Flora Diaz (The Eyes of My Mother, Fox's 'Gotham'), Peter Jay Fernandez (Broadway: All the Way, Cyrano de Bergerac) and Flor De Liz Perez (CBS's 'The Good Wife,' West End: The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Dolphins and Sharks). (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents Annual 7TH INNING STRETCH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, presents its annual 10-minute play festival, 7th Inning Stretch: 7 10-minute plays about baseball . (more...)

Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Playwrights' Center Announces 2017-18 Jerome & Many Voices Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Playwrights' Center today announced the 2017-18 Jerome Fellows, Many Voices Fellows and Many Voices Mentee. (more...)

Tickets No Longer Available for Rolling Loud Festival in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Promoters for the ROLLING LOUD MUSIC FESTIVAL taking place at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami next week on May 5, 6 and 7 have announced tickets are no longer available. Over 40,000 fans are expected each day. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Presents Verdi's A MASKED BALL, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Excitement is building as Florida Grand Opera (FGO) prepares to open its production of one of Verdi's greatest works, Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball), a searing drama of royal intrigue and the conflict between duty and following one's heart. Long considered one of the ultimate challenges for the world's greatest singers of the Italian repertoire, including Luciano Pavarotti, Leontyne Price, Martina Arroyo, and Plácido Domingo, Un ballo in maschera comes to Florida Grand Opera for the first time since 2005, with a cast of some of the finest singers available on the international opera scene. (more...)

BWW Review: BARBECUE: A Dysfunctional Family Roast
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 26, 2017

BARBECUE is a play about which one cannot say too much without ruining its considerable effect. Here's the minimalist FYI, things you need to know but that won't give anything away. It is written by Robert O'Hara, directed by Summer L. Williams, and features an ensemble cast of ten actors who all give great performances and disappear into their richly drawn characters. Taking place on a raised pavilion in a pastoral park, the lovely setting belies the serious nature of the subjects (substance abuse, family dysfunction, race) that BARBECUE serves up on a platter. And one more thing - it's a comedy. (more...)

Jewish Museum Presents First Major US Exhibition Devoted To Florine Stettheimer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The first major U.S. exhibition in over 20 years focused on Florine Stettheimer opens at the Jewish Museum on May 5, 2017, and will remain on view through September 24, 2017. Painting Poetry showcases over 50 paintings and drawings in addition to costume and theater designs, photographs...placing her centrally in the modern dialogue of high and mass culture. (more...)

Two Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students Selected for NYO2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Two Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization musicians have been selected for the three-week summer program known as NYO2, an extension of Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra (NYO) of the USA. (more...)

BWW Review: Broads' Word Ensemble's THE LADY WAS A GENTLEMAN Comically Examines Love, Identity, Race, and Gender
by Shari Barrett - Apr 26, 2017

During the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival, I discovered the all-female theatre troupe Broads' Word Ensemble when my love of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shew and being a fan of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy led me to the group's first production, Fifty Shades of Shrew. After being exquisitely entertained by the show, I vowed to follow the group in their future endeavors, whether at Fringe or not. So when I heard about their current production of The Lady Was a Gentleman, a screwball comedy of seduction, mistaken identity, and all the fun you can get away with when you're famous, I was more than ready to see what this inspirational group of women were presenting as a pure theatrical confection. And delicious it was! (more...)

Tim Kubart and The Space Cadets to Bring Puppet Workshop, Family Show to Flushing Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Join us for an unforgettable puppet workshop and family show with Grammy Award-winning and Emmy nominated entertainer, Tim Kubart, and his band, The Space Cadets on May 20th at Flushing Town Hall. Tim's mission in work and in life is to spread kindness and joy, and to encourage others to do the same. (more...)

The 80th Anniversary Of The Vagabond Players At The Henderson County Heritage Museum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In 1937, long before Flat Rock Playhouse began its history "on the Rock" in the Village of Flat Rock, a man by the name of Robroy Farquhar led a group of struggling performers around the country, until together, they settled in the Blue Ridge region of Western North Carolina.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Lifeline Theatre to Present HER MAJESTY'S WILL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Lifeline Theatre presents the world premiere of Her Majesty's Will, adapted by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric (Non-Equity Jeff Awards: New Adaptation, The Island of Dr. Moreau and Neverwhere), and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Chris Hainsworth, based on the 2013 novel by Chicago-based author/actor/fight choreographer (and Rogers Park resident) David Blixt, who will design the violence for the production. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Jeff Deglow of INTERRUPTING VANESSA at Childsplay
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 26, 2017

Interrupting Vanessa is a very sweet compact play; it is slow, compassionate, and very concise. It does not pander to its audience, and is not superfluous in its story telling. It is beautifully paced and allows for audiences of different ages to enjoy it. The message of holding on, and moving on, is gentle and very organic in its writing. Adults experience a very different play than the children do. It is such a joy to be part of telling this story. (more...)

TOTALLY TINA to Pay Tribute to Queen of Rock 'n' Roll at St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Multi-award-winning Liverpool performer Justine brings the ultimate tribute to her idol to St Helen's Theatre Royal on Friday 19th May. (more...)

Announcing BeBe Winans' BORN FOR THIS at The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Born for This July 11 through August 6 (press opening on July 20).  Kicking off The Broad Stage's 2017-18 Theatre Season, this new musical features original music by six time GRAMMY Award-winning artist BeBe Winans, book by Charles Randolph-Wright and BeBe Winans, and is directed by Randolph-Wright (director of the Broadway and West End runaway hit Motown: The Musical).    (more...)

Premiere Stages at Kean University Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

For the first time in its 13-year history, Premiere Stages will provide expanded development to five new works in one season, including the New Jersey Premiere of Skeleton Crew, the third play in Dominique Morisseau's critically acclaimed Detroit cycle, and the first professional production of Chris Cragin-Day's heartwarming play, Foster Mom, winner of the 2017 Premiere Stages Play Festival. This season will also feature free developmental workshops of Patricia Cotter's 1980 (Or Why I'm Voting For John Anderson), runner-up for the 2017 Play Festival, and two exciting new play commissions, Nicole Pandolfo's Brick City, developed in cooperation with NJPAC and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, and Martin Casella's Black Tom Island, recipient of the 2017/2018 Liberty Live Commission in partnership with Liberty Hall Museum. Tickets go on sale May 22. (more...)

LA Artist Saro Debuts 'Rampart' Video and Full EP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Today, Los Angeles artist Saro has released the final video in a series of visuals for each track off of his debut EP titled In Loving Memory, which was released last December via Saro's own Mateo Sound label. (more...)

Where Are They Now? JASON GLICK
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 26, 2017

Among such people is Jason Glick, a charming and talented man who came to town back in the 1990s, made a name for himself on a variety of local Stages - Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, Nashville Shakespeare Festival and Circle Players readily come to mind - and then decided to leave town, enroll in law school and who now, in the circuitous way that creative people wend their way through life, he's happily married, the dad to two boys and pursuing his art in Portland, Oregon. (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Technical Assistant Steve Massa on The Mystery of The Girls in 509
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Apr 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Steve Massa, Library Technical Assistant III on: The Mystery of "The Girls in 509." (more...)

Arbor Day Program Provides Safe Rigging for Schools
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

USITT is calling on the backstage community to promote safe Stages with the third annual Rigging Safety Day on Arbor Day, April 28. (more...)

INNOVATION + LEADERSHIP presents Rock Climber Tommy Caldwell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Music Hall's Innovation and Leadership series will present the legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, on Friday, May 19, 2017.  Caldwell, the first person to free-climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite's El Capitan, will discuss his recently-released memoir, THE PUSH: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond the Limits. The book chronicles his exhilarating and odds-defying journey to becoming one of the world's greatest athletes. In the vein of adventure memoirs (such as Cheryl Strayed's Wild) and fascinating sports narratives (such as Christopher McDougall's Born to Run),THE PUSH is an arresting account of navigating challenges, testing limits, and following your passion-and a powerful reminder of the extraordinary potential we all hold within us. (more...)

Mashi Theatre to Take TALES OF BIRBAL on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

As India celebrates 70 years of independence, Mashi theatre look further back in history, a time of magic, mysticism and storytelling. Tales of Birbal brings fables handed down generation to generation across the Indian sub-continent to Stages across the UK for families of all backgrounds, beginning 19 May and running through 19 June 2017. (more...)

BottleRock Napa Valley Announces 2017 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Situated in the heart of America's wine and food playground, BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has announced that Martha Stewart, Jose Andres and Masaharu Morimoto will headline the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage, leading a star-studded lineup of celebrated personalities that will deliver memorable mash-up moments during the three-day festival, May 26-28, 2017, in historic downtown Napa. (more...)

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Teams with Coming Out for Special Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - will partner with Coming Out, a non-profit open-source platform for sharing diverse stories about coming out, for a special event after the performance on Thursday, April 27. Engage with peers, cast and creative members of The View UpStairs, and the Coming Out team as we celebrate the LGBTQ community's vibrant and diverse voices.   (more...)

Custom Made Stages World Premiere Adaptation of Vonnegut's MOTHER NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Once again, Custom Made Theatre brings a Kurt Vonnegut novel to the stage with the world premiere of Brian Katz's adaptation of Vonnegut's third and highly celebrated novel, Mother Night. (more...)

Kurt Weill Foundation's 20th Annual Lotte Lenya Competition Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Bradley Smoak, 32 of Cary, NC, won First Prize in the 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music. Smoak took home $20,000, the largest single prize amount given in the competition's nineteen year history. (more...)

BottleRock Napa Valley Announces 2017 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has announced that Martha Stewart, Jose Andres and Masaharu Morimoto will headline the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage, during the three-day festival, May 26-28, 2017, in historic downtown Napa. (more...)

Warner Bros. & DC Entertainment Announce All-New Action Series TITANS
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment today announced that executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter are teaming up for the all-new live-action drama series TITANS which will debut in 2018. (more...)

REEL BIG FISH - THE BEER RUN Set for Boulder Theater This July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

REEL BIG FISH - THE BEER RUN, featuring THE EXPENDABLES, THE QUEERS, TUNNEL VISION, is set for Boulder Theater on July 12, 2017. (more...)

Casting Announced for St. Louis STAGES 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Stages St. Louis is proud to announce casting for its blockbuster 31st Season: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 9 to 5, The Musical, and South Pacific. According to Artistic Director Michael Hamilton, this season's exceptional talent "explores the triumphant powers of family, friendship, loyalty, and community in an ever challenging world." Stages also announces the cast for its Theatre for Young Audiences production, the fantastical family adventure, Seussical. All subscription and single tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Stages Repertory Theatre Presents LUNA GALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Stages Repertory Theatre presents the regional premiere of award-winning playwright Rebecca Gilman's Luna Gale, a powerful family drama about a burned-out social worker who faces an increasingly complex moral dilemma as she tries to determine the best home for an at-risk infant.  (more...)

Theatre Bay Area to Honor Carey Perloff and Tony Taccone at BOLD. BRAVE. BRIGHT. Benefit 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Theatre Bay Area today announced American Conservatory Theater Artistic Director Carey Perloff and Berkeley Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Tony Taccone will be honored at the (more...)

Best of Zabalaza 2017 Winner, Boy Ntulikazi Comes to the Baxter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Boy Ntulikazi, winner of the Best of Zabalaza 2017, to be staged at the Baxter for a short season this May (more...)

Tommy Castro, Griffin House, Louis Prima Jr. and More Coming to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces multi-Blues Music Award winner Tommy Castro and his band The Painkillers, two shows from alternative rock band The Church, genre-mashing Louis Prima Jr. & The Witnesses and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, April 27 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

College Announces Margaret H. Hill Visiting Artist in Residence, Spring Theatre Production
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Saint Mary's College Department of Communication Studies, Dance, and Theatre is proud to welcome writer, comedian, and actress Casey Whitaker to campus as this year's Margaret M. Hill Endowed Visiting Artist in Residence. Whitaker is a member of Second City improvisational troupe, who spent a week on campus in March 2015 as part of the Margaret M. Hill Endowed Visiting Artist series. Whitaker is directing Saint Mary's theatre students in the spring production, a play titled Lucky, Liar, Loser, which she wrote herself. The play will run April 27-30 in Little Theatre. (more...)

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