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ATG Appoints Hervé Hannequin as Group Customer Officer and Oliver Clark as Group Marketing Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

With close to 50 venues in Britain, the United States and Australia, the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is the world's leading theatre company. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End To May 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Having recently twice smashed the house record at the New London Theatre, today, 9 January 2017, Andrew Lloyd Webber's West End production of School of Rock - The Musical announces the show is extending booking for a second time since its official opening.  Tickets are now available to 28 May 2017. (more...)

Cast Complete for Geffen Playhouse's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, Starring Jane Kaczmarek and Alfred Molina
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its production of Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Jeanie Hackett. (more...)

Sundance Adds Two More Films to 2017 Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Sundance Institute augments the 2017 Sundance Film Festivalprogram with two new independent films, announced today: Newness, from director Drake Doremus, and TRUMPED: Inside The Greatest Political Upset of All Time, from directors Banks Tarver, Ted Bourne and Mary Robertson. The Festival takes place in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort January 19-29. For more info and screening times for these films and all other program elements, visit (more...)

light Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with World Premiere of FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones.  Faceless runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, February 3 at 8 pm. (more...)

Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY presents the New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10010 (25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Aves). (more...)

Kenny Loggins & More Set for Sundance Film Festival's 'An Artist at the Table' Benefit
by Movies News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Sundance Institute revealed the program elements for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival's annual Day One celebration, An Artist at the Table (more...)

Draco and the Malfoys Band, New Plays and More Set for 'WizardNights' at PUFFS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Puffs Presents WizardNights - an exciting monthlong celebration of special theater and musical events presented by the Off Broadway hit PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - will take place January 13 through February 5. (more...)

CMT Announces 'Nashchat', First-Ever Social Interactive Fan Hangout for Hit Series NASHVILLE
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

CMT today announced “NASHCHAT” the first-ever social interactive fan hangout and conversation companion to the hit series “Nashville,” across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat (more...)

John Bolger, Suzzanne Douglas to Lead AMERICAN SON at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

George Street Playhouse today announced the cast of American Son, an award-winning, ripped-from-the-headlines drama, on stage February 7-26, 2017, at the New Brunswick theatre. (more...)

Thalia's Umbrella to Present WHEN LOVE SPEAKS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Thalia's Umbrella announces their fourth production: When Love Speaks, by David Wright.  When Love Speaks will be performed February 9-25, 2017, in the Isaac Studio Theater at Taproot Theater in Greenwood. (more...)

Theatre, TV and Film Director & Producer Jeffrey Hayden Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that theatre, television and film director, producer and writer Jeffrey Hayden died peacefully after a year of cancer treatment on Saturday, December 24, 2016, at his home in Los Angeles surrounded by his loving family. He was 90 years old. (more...)

These Barn Jr. Players Get BIG This January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Kansas City's acclaimed youth troupe the Barn Players Jr. are pleased to present Broadway musical hit, 'BIG.' Based on the memorable Twentieth Century Fox film written by Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg, this amusing musical has a book by John Weidman, with music by David Shire, and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. The Barn Jr. winter production is directed by community theatre veteran Jason Coats, with musical direction by Todd Gregory-Gibbs. (more...)

Charlotte Cohn, Robert Creighton and More Join Off Broadway Alliance's 'PAGE TO STAGE' Seminar
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold the next event in its Seminars series, focused on the Off Broadway Producing Process on Saturday February 4th, 2017. (more...)

Granny's Blue-Mers to Kick Off Series of NYC Concerts at Freddy's Bar
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Granny's Blue-Mers, featuring Rev. Mary and her Ladies of Lustful Lyrics begin a series of concerts at some of New York's hottest hot-spots. First stop on this tour is a 10:30 p.m. show on Saturday, February 18 at the trendy Freddy's Bar, 627 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY, heralded by the New York Times and Esquire, among others. (more...)

Nancy Opel-Led CURVY WIDOW Will Land at George Street Playhouse in May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

George Street Playhouse has announced that the new musical comedy Curvy Widow, starring Broadway's Nancy Opel (GSP's The Toxic Avenger, Broadway's Honeymoon in Vegas), will be the fifth and final show of the New Brunswick theatre's 2016-17 season.  The show runs May 2-21, 2017, with opening night scheduled for May 5, 2017. (more...)

AUTO BIO QUEEN is Back for Midsumma at Gasworks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

Auto Bio Quen explores the life story of Beni Lola through Cabaret performances from some of Melbourne's best including: Karen from Finance, Bumpa Love, Fipe Preuss of Nuholani Dance and of course Beni Lola. Inspired by Tod Solondz's Palindromes and Johnathan Caouette's Tarnation Auto Bio Queen blurs the lines between autobiography and art and brings to life the age old question from Mama Ru 'if you can't love yourself how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?' (more...)

Anheuser-Busch Announces Line Up For Super Bowl 51
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Anheuser-Busch has officially announced its return as the exclusive category advertiser for the 2017 Super Bowl, marking its 28 th consecutive year in the big game. The national brewer will feature four of its brands, bringing back last year's advertisers Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob ULTRA, and Super Bowl newcomer Busch. (more...)

NASHVILLE Becomes CMT's Most-Watched Original Telecast Ever
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

On the heels of last week's record-breaking premiere on CMT, the newest episode of NASHVILLE surpassed its CMT debut to steal the title as the network's most watched original series telecast ever (more...)

Submissions Now Being Accepted For The Blank Theatre's 25th Anniversary Young Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, The Blank Theatre's Annual Young Playwrights Festival is now seeking submissions nationwide from playwrights 19 years of age and younger. (more...)

Crowded Fire Theater presents Mia Chung's YOU FOR ME FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) Launching Crowded Fire's 2017 season of new and contemporary plays is the Bay Area premiere of Mia Chung's YOU FOR ME FOR YOU directed by M. Graham Smith. YOU FOR ME FOR YOU is an Alice In Wonderland-like tale of sacrifice, love, and patriotism told from the perspective of two sisters fleeing North Korea. When Minhee and Junhee are torn apart at the border as they attempt to flee the Best Nation in the World, each must race across time and space to be together again-navigating the perilous Land of the Free and the treacherous terrain of personal belief. YOU FOR ME FOR YOU was hailed by The Washingtonian as "…(a) magical universe…a dizzying, sometimes surreal tale…endlessly creative…" in it's world premiere production at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington D.C. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for David Walliams' AWFUL AUNTIE at the New Alexandra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for David Walliams' Awful Auntie, published by HarperCollins Children's Books, which comes to the New Alexandra Theatre from Wednesday 22 to Sunday 26 November 2017. (more...)

Writers Theatre Presents THE SCENE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Writers Theatre continues its 2016/17 season with The Scene, written Theresa Rebeck and directed by Kimberly Senior. The production runs February 22 - April 2, 2017 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  (more...)

All-Star Chef Classic Announces 2017 Talent And Event Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

All-Star Chef Classic announces ticket sales and culinary experiences for the fourth annual event, which will take place March 8-11, 2017 at L.A. LIVE Downtown Los Angeles' Sports and Entertainment District offering fans the unique opportunity to gain exclusive access to today's leading chefs in an unparalleled, interactive setting. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Major Revival of David Hare's MASTERPIECE SKYLIGHT at Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Artistic director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces full casting for her major new revival of David Hare's Olivier award-winning drama, Skylight. Harvey will direct Oscar Batterham (Edward), Jeany Spark (Kyra) and Jay Villiers (Tom). The production opens on 14 February, with previews from 9 February, running until 4 March. (more...)

Artists from Under the Radar, HERE and More Picked for Drama League's 2017 Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Drama League has announced the theater directors and ensembles chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2017 Drama League Artist Residency Program. (more...)

Excerpts from Off-Broadway's THE PROFANE Set for 'Works & Process' Series at Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with playwright Zayd Dohrn and director Kip Fagan on the creation of The Profane. Members of the cast will perform excerpts from Dohrn's sharp and timely tale. (more...)

Jury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Sundance Institute will convene 24 experts in film, art, culture and science to award feature-length work shown at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival (more...)

Ana Reeder to Star in WHEN IT'S YOU World Premiere at Keen Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that Ana Reeder, who won an Obie Award for her role in Small Tragedy at Playwrights Horizons, will star in the World Premiere of Courtney Baron's When It's You, directed by Mr. Silverstein. (more...)

Jake Clemons on Double Birthday Duty for LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST; 'Bob's Birthday Bash' Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

With special appearances scheduled for tonight in New York City and Saturdayhere in Asbury Park, the Jake Clemons Band is officially on the Birthday Beat as a participant in LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On, as the 17th anniversary kicks into high gear this week in the global battle to defeat Parkinson's Disease and related illnesses through the awesome power of music. (more...)

Detroit Design Will Be Featured in French Design Biennale in 'Future of Work' Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Having recently celebrated its one-year status as the first and only UNESCO City of Design in the United States, Detroit is eager to show the world how the city is leveraging its legacy of creativity and innovation to generate opportunity and development. Dozens of Detroiters will showcase their talent this March in France at the 10th edition of Saint-Etienne Design Biennale March 9 - April 9, 2017 in an exhibition exploring how America's former industrial powerhouse is shaping the future of work. (more...)

BWW Review: ROCKET TO THE MOON Speaks to our Desire to Achieve a More Fulfilling Life, no Matter the Cost
by Shari Barrett - Jan 11, 2017

Although Clifford Odets forgotten masterpiece 'Rocket to the Moon' first premiered back in 1938, many of the themes of the Depression-era drama feel totally in step today with our own financial and career woes. With its central character, Ben Stark, (Jesse Steccato) is a dentist stuck in an unhappy marriage and a stagnant dental practice who longs for both more money as well as more passion and joy in his life. Things are set on a collision course with fate when he hires the beautiful, young Cleo Singer (lovely Kristin Couture) as his new receptionist. As his marriage fails and he succumbs to Cleo's flirting, will she be his proverbial rocket to the moon, thus allowing his dreams to come true? And will he be willing to change his life and take the necessary risks in order to make that happen? (more...)

CMT's NASHVILLE is Most-Watched Original Cable Program of the Night
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed season premiere of NASHVILLE was the most watched original cable program of the night, generating record-breaking numbers and now ranks as the most-watched original telecast in CMT history (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Granny's Blue-mers II: Down in the Alley premieres at the Duplex Cabaret Theater on Saturday, April 22 at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Synchronicity Theatre and Gateway Performance Productions to Bring Local Legend to Life in THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Synchronicity Theatre and Gateway Performance Productions bring a local legend to life with The One and Only Ivan, an adaptation with movement and puppetry of Katherine Applegate's Newbery Award-winning novel based on the true story of Ivan the Gorilla, who found a home at Zoo Atlanta from 1994 to 2012. (more...)

Scoop: CHICAGO FIRE on NBC - Tuesday, January 10, 2017
by - Dec 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on CHICAGO FIRE, airing on NBC on Tuesday, January 10, 2017! (more...)

Light-Hearted Prison Comedy Kicks Off New Year At Curtain Call
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Stella Wild, MBA, Rosemary Adams, JD/MBA, Linda Robertson, M.D.,Ph.D., and Beth Ziegler, MBA, have some things in common. (more...)

Scoop: CHICAGO FIRE on NBC - Tuesday, December 27, 2016
by - Dec 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on CHICAGO FIRE, airing on NBC on Tuesday, December 27, 2016! (more...)

James Crafford One-Acts to Play American Theater of Actors This February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

A set of one-act parables from an award-winning director, a celebrated author, at one of the oldest independent theaters in NY - LIFE & DEATH, JAMES CRAFFORD's THE DEAD OLD LADY FROM NEW JERSEY and THE KILLING OF THE SNOW FOX - will run February 1 - 12, 2017 at American Theater of Actors, 314 W 54th St, NYC. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio Announces Actor Warrior Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The Harold Clurman Lab Theater, the professional wing of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting New York City, is proud to announce its first 2017 offering. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Ring in 2017 with Tunes from MY FAIR LADY, SOUND OF MUSIC and More on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

This New Year's Eve, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER rings in 2017 with the New York Philharmonic as international opera star Joyce DiDonato and Tony Award winner Paulo Szot join Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert for an Enchanted Evening. Humorist and CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Mo Rocca hosts the broadcast from David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Vim Vigor Dance Company to Present New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY presents the New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10010 (25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Aves). Performances are just under an hour and run Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm from February 2-11, 2017. (more...)

Howie Day, Subdudes and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces one man band Howie Day, jazz piano wunderkind Joey Alexander and more. (more...)

BWW Cooks: Feeding Foodie Friends and Relations This Christmas
by Marakay Rogers - Dec 19, 2016

Your persnickety hipster cousin is visiting. You don't have to worry. You can cook exactly what he really wants to eat, without sweating it. (more...)

VIDEO: Indie Rockers Warpaint Perform 'New Song' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

On Friday's TONIGHT SHOW, indie rockers Warpaint, (Theresa Wayman, Emily Kokal, Stella Mozgawa, and Jenny Lee Lindberg) performed 'New Song' off their new album, 'Heads Up.' (more...)

Former Batsheva Dance performer Shamel Pitts Premiers His Solo Work in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Shamel Pitts, a former company member of Israel's iconic Batsheva Dance Company, praised for his “magnetic focus” by The New York Times, is bringing his first solo work BLACK BOX: Little Black Book Of RED to APAP showcase. (more...)

Award Winning & Acclaimed Off Broadway Play CIRCLE Returns to NYC 1/4-8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

JMTC Theatre is proud to present the new 2-actor production of acclaimed New York playwright Suzanne Bachner's award-winning hit Off Broadway play, CIRCLE, starring 7-Time Best in Fest Award Winner Bob Brader (Spitting In The Face Of The Devil) and Meagan Wells (original cast, 3-Time Sold Out hit Wicked Frozen). JMTC Theatre's original production of Suzanne Bachner's CIRCLE ran for five months Off-Broadway in a multi-extended run, was produced nationally and optioned for production in Australia. After a 7-city sold out international tour, headlined by Bob Brader and directed by Suzanne Bachner, the hit play returns to NYC and will run from January 4th - 8th 2017 at The Bridge Theatre at Shelter Studios, 244 West 54th Street. (more...)

Richard Alston Dance Company to Premiere Music-Inspired Works at Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Over the last few years, Peak Performances has become a New York / New Jersey home for the work of Richard Alston Dance Company (RADC), one of Britain's foremost contemporary dance companies. (more...)

City Stage New West Presents SHAW SHORTS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

City Stage New West presents an evening of Shaw Shorts!, with How He Lied to Her Husband by George Bernard Shaw, and Love Letters to Mrs. Patrick Campbell, edited and arranged from historical correspondence between Shaw and Campbell by Renee Bucciarelli. (more...)

Stella Adler Studio Awarded Grant to Create Bob Hope Scholars Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting has been awarded $150,000 by the prestigious Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation to create the Bob Hope Scholars Program at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. (more...)

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