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Josh Gad Celebrates BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Reaching 10th Highest Grossing Film of All Time
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST took box offices around the world by storm as it shot to number one and quickly became the highest grossing movie musical ever made. Now the film has the distinguished honor of being among the 10 highest grossing films of all time. Other films on the list include Frozen, Titanic, and Jurassic World. (more...)

Nikka Costa's New Album NIKKA & STRINGS: UNDERNEATH AND IN BETWEEN
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Nikka Costa releases her new album Nikka & Strings: Underneath and In Between on Friday 2nd June 2017. The new album sees the celebrated American soul, funk and blues singer, dipping her toes in a refreshing collection of songs backed by a luscious string quartet. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS at Act II Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents Neil Simon's masterpiece Brighton Beach Memoirs, directed by William Roudebush, on stage now through June 18, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators in Eastern Conference Final Game 4 Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

Sidney Crosby and the defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins face Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, as Pittsburgh looks to even the series at two games apiece. Pre-game coverage on NBCSN begins at 7 p.m. ET with NHL Live. (more...)

New York City Ballet Presents its Here and Now Festival
by Rose Marija - May 19, 2017

New York City Ballet continues to include new choreographies in its repertoire, billed this season as the Here and Now Festival. On May 12, 2017 NYCB performed four newer works created in 1994, 1998, 2006, and a world premiere. (more...)

BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Signature Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - May 19, 2017

It's hard to believe that the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar has been around since 1971. What started life as a concept album a year earlier, the musical is now a perennial favorite to present among professional and non-pro companies. (more...)

Photo Flash: A TUNA CHRISTMAS at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

It might be May, but Flat Rock Playhouse says it's time to pull out the tinsel, hang the mistletoe, and head South for the holidays!  The second of the extremely popular "Greater Tuna" series, a collection of comedic plays set in the fictional town of Tuna (the 3rd smallest town in Texas), A Tuna Christmas will return to the Playhouse Main Stage starring the hilarious Scott Treadway and his (or her) equally hilarious counterpart, Preston Dyar. Though seemingly a two-man show, there will be no lack of characters as these two gentlemen, who have separately been a part of several productions of the Tuna Series, will introduce audiences to over twenty of the town's most colorful characters together for the very FIRST time.  A Tuna Christmas will run on the Main Stage in the Village of Flat Rock from May 19th through June 3rd. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anna Deveare Smith, Cast of THE WOLVES and More at Playwrights Realm's 10th Anniversary Writers Block Party
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Playwrights Realm, led by Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director, and Roberta Pereira, Producing Director, celebrated its tenth anniversary with the annual Writers Block Party honoring Realm Board Member and award-winning playwright and actor, Anna Deavere Smith. The Writers Block Party took place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse in the Samuel B. & David Rose Building, and was hosted by Lauren Patten (Fun Home, The Wolves). Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Dance Now Boston/NYC Celebrate a Weekend Cabaret-Inspired Dance at the Dance Complex
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Dance Now Boston/NYC, David Parker's vision, now in its 4th season, to foster a choreographic bridge between Boston and New York, returns to The Dance Complex, June 16-18, 2017 for a showcase of performance and celebration. Friday will feature Dance Now commissions by four Boston choreographers: Jimena Bermejo, Carey McKinley, McKersin Previlus, and Subject:Matter with Ian Berg and Sunday will offer works by New York's LMnO3 (Deborah Lohse, Cori Marquis, and Donnell Oakley). Saturday night presents Snap•Crackle•BANG!, a gala to benefit The Bang Group, featuring both groups and honoring PFLAG trustee and social activist Stanley N. Griffith. (more...)

Broadway Bound Kids to Present SEUSSICAL JR. at The Astor Room
by BroadwayWorld JR - May 18, 2017

Broadway Bound Kids, a free youth ensemble for 3rd – 8th graders developed to help empower kids and give them more self-confidence, will be performing Suessical Jr. on May 20th from 2:15pm – 4:00pm. (more...)

Rock Band KISS Added to ICONS: THE INFLUENCE OF ELVIS PRESLEY Exhibit at Graceland
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The year-long 40th anniversary commemoration of the life and legacy of Elvis Presley continues in Memphis with additional artifacts being added to the recently opened ICONS: The Influence of Elvis Presley exhibit located at the new Elvis Presley's Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex at Graceland. (more...)

Soundstreams in partnership with 21C Music Festival presentTHE MUSIC OF UNSUK CHIN
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Soundstreams, in partnership with The Royal Conservatory of Music 21C Music Festival, is thrilled to present The Music of Unsuk Chin on May 28th at Koerner Hall. The concert will feature opera, musical parody, jazz, and a virtuoso chamber orchestra under the baton of award-winning conductor Guillaume Bourgogne. (more...)

Nashville Predators Host Anaheim Ducks in Game 4 of WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

P.K Subban and the Nashville Predators can move within one win of their first-ever Stanley Cup Final appearance with a victory tonight, when they host Ryan Getzlaf and the Anaheim Ducks in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with Nashville leading the series 2-1. (more...)

Scalia Drama THE ORIGINALIST to Return to Arena Stage This July
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Fresh off a cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, returns to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

VIDEO: The Alliance Is Over! Watch All-New Trailer for TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT
by Movies News Desk - May 17, 2017

For centuries they defended our world, but on June 21 our alliance is over! Below, check out the all-new trailer for Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS, starring Mark Wahlberg (more...)

Casting Announced for Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet's JEWELS at Lincoln Center Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Lincoln Center Festival Director Nigel Redden today announced casting for the unprecedented, international presentation of George Balanchine's Jewels . The Bolshoi Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet will share the stage where the masterpiece first premiered on April 13, 1967, for five historic performances celebrating one of the greatest creative artists of the 20th century and the global recognition the work has received. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nicholas Edwards, Ari McKay Wilford, Natascia Diaz and More in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Signature Theatre presents Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Gypsy, The Flick). With a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, Evita) and Tim Rice (Evita, Chess), featuring 'I Don't Know How to Love Him' and 'Everything's Alright,' Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of Jesus' life in his final week. This epic story comes to life in an immersive new staging in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre and runs now through July 2, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cumberland County Playhouse Unveils 24th Year of SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 17, 2017

Smoke On the Mountain, the ever popular bluegrass/gospel musical, kicks off its 24th year at Crossville's Cumberland County Playhouse, on Friday, June 2, as director Weslie Webster welcomes two new members to the famed Sanders Family Singers. (more...)

James Bulger Memorial Trust Invites Community Groups And Volunteers To Create Best Free Family Festival Ever
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Would you like to be part of something BIG and join The James Bulger Memorial Trust in making KidsFest 2017 the best family festival ever? (more...)

NBC Sports to Present Game 3 of NHL Eastern Conference Final Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Eastern Conference Final shifts north of the border tonight for a pivotal Game 3 showdown in Ottawa, as Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins face off against Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN (more...)

TUTS presents the Perfect Pair of Broadway Musicals
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) injects a delightful dose of magical entertainment into summer with Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone, running July 7 - August 19, 2017 at Stanley Park's picturesque Malkin Bowl. On alternating evenings, audiences can indulge in these high-flying adventures - one, an iconic family musical starring an ever so enchanting nanny; the other, a riotous Broadway sensation and tribute to the Roaring Twenties. Early Bird tickets are now on sale. (more...)

COST OF LIVING Begins Performances Tonight at MTC's Stage I
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Cost of Living, the new play by Martyna Majok (Ironbound, Mouse in a Jar), directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars; By the Way, Meet Vera Stark), begins performances tonight, Tuesday May 16, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

New Diorama Theatre to Premiere SECRET LIFE OF HUMANS at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

In 1949, Dr Jacob Bronowski installs a secret, alarmed room in his house. Fifty years later his grandson discovers his secrets, unearthing echoes of six million years of human history, compressed into a single century in which every year is a revolutionary year. (more...)

2Cellos Take Fans to the Movies with New Album 'Score', Out Now
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, go to the movies for their new Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks album Score, available now. (more...)

Nashville Predators Face Anaheim Ducks in Game 3 of NHL WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

P.K. Subban and the Nashville Predators host their first-ever Western Conference Final game in franchise history tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when they face off against Ryan Getzlaf and the Anaheim Ducks in a pivotal Game 3, with their series tied at one game apiece. Pre-game coverage on NBCSN begins with NHL Live at 7 p.m. ET. (more...)

Er macht nochmal den TIME WARP! Sky du Mont als Erzähler in Richard O'Brien's ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by Marcel Konrath - May 16, 2017

Sky du Mont gehort mittlerweile so fest zu RICHARD O'BRIEN'S ROCKY HORROR SHOW wie die lautstarken Kommentare des Publikums, die er als Erzahler der schragen Show virtuos parieren darf. Wenn ab dem 3. Oktober die Tournee des absoluten Kult-Musicals durch Deutschland, Italien, Österreich und die Schweiz startet, wird er erneut die Rolle des Erzahlers ubernehmen und als schlagfertiger Gentleman begeistern: in den Theatern von Koln, Bremen, Hamburg, Wien, Essen, Mannheim, Dortmund, Oberhausen, Berlin, Munchen, Frankfurt, Hannover und Dusseldorf. (more...)

The Sun Comes Out at WBT with ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Inspired by Little Orphan Annie, the 1924 comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie is a heart-warming story, filled with adventure and laughs, that defines what family truly means. One of the longest running shows in Broadway history and the winner of seven Tony Awards, Annie, returns to the WBT stage from June 29 to September 10, 2017! (more...)

Set Sail with the Swashbuckling Musical Comedy THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, JR, 5/26 - 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric Major-General are just a few of the characters dropping anchor at the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville. (more...)

Coronado Playhouse and Pickwick Players present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Coronado Playhouse and Pickwick Players have joined forces to bring James and the Giant Peach, opening Friday June 9th and running until Sunday July 2nd, 2017 at Coronado Playhouse.  (more...)

Scoop: MAID IN MANHATTAN on FOX - Friday, May 19, 2017
by - May 15, 2017

Get all the scoop on MAID IN MANHATTAN, airing on FOX on Friday, May 19, 2017! (more...)

Smith Street Stage Announces Special Charity Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The award-winning Brooklyn theatre company Smith Street Stage is thrilled to announce that three of its performances of Richard III will be specially designated to donate all proceeds to local charities. The Company is focusing on charities that promote cultural tolerance and protect civil rights. (more...)

Pittsburgh Penguins Host Ottawa Senators in Game 2 of Eastern Conference Final Tonight on NBCSN
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins look to even the Eastern Conference Final with a Game 2 victory tonight, when they host Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Pre-game coverage on NBCSN begins with NHL Live at 7:30 p.m. ET. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Greg Hicks in RICHARD III, Opening Tonight at the Arcola
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Following his celebrated performances as Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Coriolanus and King Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Company, RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks takes on the role of the tyrant king Richard in Shakespeare's RICHARD III, opening tonight 15 May at the Arcola Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Gretzky, Orr, Lemieux, Crosby and Toews Join Doc Emrick for NHL GAME CHANGERS / ALL-TIME GREATS 5/17 on NBCSN
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

NBCSN will debut NHL Game Changers | All-Time Greats, a 30-minute roundtable discussion featuring Stanley Cup champions and NHL legends Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr, Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews, this Wednesday, May 17, at midnight ET. Hosted by five-time Sports Emmy Award-winner, U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member, and lead NHL play-by-play announcer Doc Emrick, NHL Game Changers will air following coverage of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators. (more...)

Verizon launches retail notes program
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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Stars of PRINCE OF BROADWAY, BANDSTAND, COME FROM AWAY, GREAT COMET and More to Perform at MTC's Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Spring Gala on Monday, May 22 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street) honoring Matthew C. Blank, Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc. (more...)

Principal Casting Announced for A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the Canadian premiere of A Streetcar Named Desire, choreographed by John Neumeier. A Streetcar Named Desire will open the National Ballet's Summer Season June 3 - 10, 2017 at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. #AStreetcarNamedDesireNBC (more...)

Porter Carroll, Jr. to Bring THE EVOLUTION OF CABARET to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Porter Carroll, Jr. in The Evolution of Cabaret. (more...)

Gilmore Car Museum Event to Showcase 'Authentic Time Travel'
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

On Saturday May 20, 2017 the Gilmore Car Museum, near Kalamazoo, MI, offers the public the opportunity to discover what it describes as 'Authentic Time Travel.' (more...)

BWW Review: Encores! Serves Up Delicious Mounting of Cult Favorite THE GOLDEN APPLE
by Michael Dale - May 13, 2017

In the late-night hours of June, 14, 1994, when hockey's New York Rangers won their first Stanley Cup championship in 54 years, there were fans visiting the gravesites of loved ones, armed with six-packs of beer and radios, to share with long-gone fans a moment they thought they might never live to see. (more...)

Stanley Cup Playoff Conference Finals Begin This Weekend on NBC and NBCSN
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2017

NBC Sports presents the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern and Western Conference Finals this weekend on NBC and NBCSN, as the Anaheim Ducks, Nashville Predators, Ottawa Senators, and defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins continue their quest to raise Lord Stanley's Cup in June. (more...)

The Museum of Performance and Design Brings OEDIPUS to Fort Mason Chapel
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Museum of Performance + Design announces a special staged reading of Oedipus The King directed by JAMIE LYONS at Fort Mason Chapel on May 27, 2017. The reading is programmed as part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival taking place at Fort Mason, May 25 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Colm Meaney Joins Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Colm Meaney will join the previously announced Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell to play Big Daddy in the Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof directed by Benedict Andrews.  (more...)

Global Lighting Market Research Report 2017-2021 - Research and Markets
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

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Graphic Novel-Inspired Experience and More Set for Ars Nova's 10th Annual ANT Fest; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Ars Nova has announced the line-up for its 10th Annual ANT Fest (June 5-29), four non-stop, throw-down weeks of live entertainment mayhem, featuring fresh material from the next wave of dynamic, indie-theater makers. All New Talent, all the time. (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club's FULFILLMENT CENTER Announces Full Casting; Performances Begin June 6
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce complete casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Fulfillment Center, the new play by Abe Koogler (Kill Floor), directed by Daniel Aukin (Fool For Love at MTC). (more...)

South Dakota Hotel & Lodging Association Joins DigitalTown Smart Tourism Network
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

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MHA-NYC 25th Gala Honors New York Giants Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall and Michi Marshall
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

On Wednesday, June 7th, the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) will host its 25th Gala Celebration, 'Just Talk About It: Stories of Recovery and Success' at Gotham Hall in Manhattan. (more...)

Casting Announced for National Ballet of Canada's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the opening night of A Streetcar Named Desire, choreographed by John Neumeier. A Streetcar Named Desire makes its Canadian premiere June 3 - 10, 2017 at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Playoff Doubleheader Tonight on NBCSN
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

NBCSN presents two win-or-go-home Game 7 Stanley Cup Playoff showdowns tonight, beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET, when Alex Ovechkin and the (1) Washington Capitals look to advance to their first Eastern Conference Final since 1998 tonight with a win at home against Sidney Crosby and the defending Stanley Cup champion (2) Pittsburgh Penguins. (more...)

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