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by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

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Charlotte Spencer Joins Eve Best, Edward Bluemel, and Anthony Head in LOVE IN IDLENESS
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Charlotte Spencer joins Eve Best, Edward Bluemel, Anthony Head, Vivienne Rochester and Nicola Sloane in Terence Rattigan's Love in Idleness as it transfers to the Apollo Theatre for a strictly limited season. (more...)


by TV News Desk - May 5, 2017

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Rooftop Films Announces 2017 Summer Series Slate
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

???????Rooftop Films is excited to announce programming for the 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV. This year's series will take place May 19th to August 19th featuring more than 45 outdoor screenings in more than 10 spectacular venues, with live music, special enhancements and the best new, independent films from around the world. (more...)

Blank Theatre's 25TH ANNIVERSARY YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Now celebrating its 25th Anniversary, The Blank Theatre's Nationwide Young Playwrights Festival has chosen 12 plays by playwrights aged 17, 18, and 19 from six different states and the District of Columbia. These plays will be presented by professional actors and directors in this year's Festival at The Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, June 1-25. (more...)

BWW Review: ALL OUR CHILDREN, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - May 3, 2017

Set in a Nazi-dominated Germany in 1941, Stephen Unwin's debut play is an affecting examination of humanity, hypocrisy, and morality. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre presents the Return of MOBY DICK
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 29th Season with its award-winning production of Moby Dick, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Herman Melville, in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Moby Dick runs June 7 - September 3, 2017 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

HAMILTON's Nik Walker to Headline Staged Reading of SNAKE EYES
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

An admirer of the 'In-Yer-Face' theatre sensibilities, Alex Rafala brutally depicts the desperation inherent to impending failure in his disturbing new play Snake Eyes. (more...)

Rebekah Carrow to Lead Pirandellian Drama MARY V at TNC This June
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

In 'Mary V,' a Pirandellian, feminist appropriation of Shakespeare's historical play, an all-female cast battles for control of a production of 'Henry V,' led by their king, an actress named Mary. (more...)

BWW Review: ULYSSES ON BOTTLES at Moasic Theater Company
by Hannah Menchhoff - May 23, 2017

A powerful piece of theater that brings you into the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (more...)

The Music Center Announces Program for 2017/2018 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Los Angeles audiences will discover a new perspective on many timeless classics interpreted through a contemporary lens as they journey through The Music Center's dance season and uncover themes of conflict between female strength and societal expectations.  The 2017/2018 Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center) season is replete with powerful characters, riveting storylines, modern choreography and theatrics that take the traditional narrative ballet to a new level.  Audiences are invited to venture into the world of dance and experience realms of expression beyond expectation.  The coming season opens with the U.S. premiere of Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes (September 15-October 1, 2017), a beloved fairytale and Hollywood classic where life imitates art, presented by Dance at The Music Center and Center Theatre Group.  (more...)

Chimney Drops 'Copicat'; Dress Him Up On New App Launched Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Producer and musician Dan Molad aka CHIMNEY has announced his debut self-titled LP, out June 23 on Dine Alone Records. (more...)

Photo Flash: HARVEY Hops His Way to the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, concludes the 2016-2017 Season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Harvey by Mary Chase, directed by Devon De Mayo. Harvey runs May 11 - June 11, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. The Press Opening is Saturday, May 20 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Pirandellian Drama MARY V to Play Theater for the New City This June
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

In 'Mary V,' a Pirandellian, feminist appropriation of Shakespeare's historical play, an all-female cast battles for control of a production of 'Henry V,' led by their king, an actress named Mary. The play explores ways in which actors' commitment can break down the relationship between illusion and reality and how the division between femininity and masculinity can yield destruction for both sexes. Theater for the New City (TNC), 155 First Ave., presented the play last summer in its 2016 Dream Up Festival and will now present it for a full production June 1 to 18.  (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre to Celebrate Music Legend Patsy Cline This June
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The nationally regarded Maine State Music Theatre celebrates music legend and cross-over sensation Patsy Cline, June 7 - 24. The touching true story, Always… Patsy Cline combines humor, heartache and 27 of Patsy's most unforgettable hits, such as "Crazy," "Walkin' After Midnight," "Sweet Dreams," and more. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

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Goodman Theatre Sets Cast for World Premiere of OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR By Charles Smith
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The cast and creative team is complete for Objects in the Mirror, a Goodman Theatre-commissioned world premiere by Charles Smith. Directed by Resident Director Chuck Smith, Objects in the Mirror is inspired by the playwright's real-life friendship with a Liberian refugee-turned-actor, Shedrick Yarkpai-portrayed by Daniel Kyri, in his Goodman debut. The production was developed through the 2015 New Stages festival and features a 5-member cast who brings to life the gripping account of one Liberian refugee's attempts to find peace by exposing a potentially dangerous lifelong secret. Objects in the Mirror appears April 29 through June 4 (opening night is May 8) in the Albert Theatre. Tickets ($20-$75; subject to change) are now on sale and available at GoodmanTheatre.org/Objects, the box office (170 N. Dearborn) or by phone at 312.443.3800. (more...)

BWW Review: LORD OF THE FLIES at Playhouse On The Square
by Austin McLellan - Mar 7, 2017

LORD OF THE FLIES opened this past weekend at Playhouse on the Square, and runs through March 26. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GREAT COMET Outshines HAMILTON in Perry T's Annual Broadway Roundup
by Perry Tannenbaum - Mar 7, 2017

Perry T's latest New York Roundup includes six Broadway shows; NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET, HAMILTON, A BRONX TALE, IN TRANSIT, PARAMOUR, and ON YOUR FEET! plus three off-Broadway shows; PRUDENCIA HART, SPAMILTON, and CAGNEY (more...)

New Image Gallery Presents Alex Gardner at VOLTA NY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

New Image Art Gallery (Los Angeles) is pleased to present a solo project with Los Angeles based painter Alex Gardner for VOLTA NY's 10th annual art fair at Pier 90 in New York City. (more...)

Independent Hip-Hop Artists featured in Memphis Opera Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The independent hip-hop music tour RiverKings 2 Tour will bring a exciting addition to the 2017 Midtown Memphis Opera Festival. Memphian Marco Pave and New Orleans' Alfred Banks will offer sounds of music's youngest genre to one it's oldest styles. Alongside Pave and Banks, River Kings at the Opera is a collection of five operas/performances designed to showcase the art of hip hop and connect it to the tradition of opera. Memphis musician and composer Sam Shoup arranged the music. Shoup has arrnaged for The Memphis Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Pops Orchestra, Kallen Esperian and the New York Pops. Opera Memphis received a development grant from Opera America for the groundbreaking performance. (more...)

Scoop: SCORPION on CBS - Monday, April 17, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 30, 2017

Get all the scoop on SCORPION, airing on CBS on Monday, April 17, 2017! (more...)

BWW Blog: Keanna Irving - The King's Players Presents THE CRUCIBLE
by Guest Blogger: Keanna Irving - Mar 29, 2017

Strange things are happening in the bottom floor of an office building in New York City's Financial District.  (more...)

Trevor Nunn's Production Of Terence Rattigan's LOVE IN IDLENESS Transfers to West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

With Travesties and David Baddiel: My Family Not the Sitcom taking up residence in the West End, Funny Girl on the road as part of a major national tour, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the West End transfer of their current critically acclaimed revival of Terence Rattigan's Love in Idleness. (more...)

'Discerning the Real Christ - A Message for Our Times' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

'Discerning the Real Christ - A Message for Our Times': an informative and persuasive book that teaches believers how to recognize deception. 'Discerning the Real Christ - A Message for Our Times' is the creation of published authors, Rev. Dr. Paul G Caram and Rev. Daniel G Caram M. Th., two pastors from Pennsylvania, who serve on the board of Zion Fellowship international, and have written over twenty books between them. (more...)

Maureen Beattie, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, and More Announced for Royal Court's NUCLEAR WAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Maureen Beattie, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Gerrome Miller, Beatrice Scirocchi and Andrew Sheridan have been cast in Simon Stephens' Nuclear War directed by Imogen Knight. It runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs 19 April 2017 - 6 May 2017 with Press Night on Friday 21 April. (more...)

Broadway Jukebox: Countdown the Greatest Songs of Boublil & Schonberg!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

Warm up your vocal chords and turn up the volume.  MISS SAIGON is officially back on Broadway, and in this edition of Broadway Jukebox, we're paying tribute to the songwriting team that has brought us some of the most memorable songs in musical theatre history- Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg. Which songs made the cut? Check out our top ten list below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/26/2017 for Houston (more...)

Timeline Theatre Announces Cast, Composer & More of PARADISE BLUE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the final production of its 20th Anniversary 2016-17 season-the Midwest premiere of PARADISE BLUE by Dominique Morisseau, directed by TimeLine Company Member Ron OJ Parson and featuring original music composed by Orbert Davis, the co-founder, conductor and Artistic Director of Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, May 4 - July 23, 2017 (previews April 26 - May 3) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. Press Night is Wednesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

Rock Legend Steve Hackett Releases New Album 'The Night Siren', Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), releases his latest album The Night Siren on March 24, 2017 through InsideOut Music (Sony). (more...)

MBS Productions presents a Revival of ...A MOMENT IN THE LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Dallas, summer 1942: Two seemingly ordinary women, Willa Dee and her cousin Emily await the mail.  National Geographic is doing a pictorial about American enlisted men training in the Bahamas, and they've gotten word that their husbands are featured in the photos.  The arrival of the magazine and the viewing of the photographs open up a Pandora's tinder box of memories, revelations and family secrets.  (more...)

BWW Preview: JAHAN - E -KHUSRAU, The World Sufi Music Festival Returns to Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - Mar 17, 2017

Jahan -e- Khusrau, the Sufi music festival that has gained a revered following around the world is back after a three year hiatus. It will be held between March 24-26 at Arab ki Sarai in Delhi (more...)

Tanya Armstrong Releases Memoir - 'The Moment I Decided to 'Own It''
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

ATLANTA, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Tanya Armstrong of Tanya's Purpose is proud to announce the release of her debut novel: The Moment I Decided to 'Own It.' (more...)

Tower Defense Game Intruders Offers Hours of Strategic Robot Fighting Fun
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

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Singer Songwriter Mark Newman Announce Upcoming Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Having begun the new year on a high note playing two shows in sunny California with Fred Herrera and Alex Del Zoppo, founding members of Sweetwater (The first band to rock the 1969 Woodstock festival), singer/songwriter and guitarist Mark Newman is headed into the Spring season with a new lineup of shows (more...)

BWW Review: Concert For America Brings All the Stars to Chicago!
by Katherine Damisch - Apr 6, 2017

Concert for America is a humanitarian effort by the Broadway community that woke up in early November, as we all did, to the realities of President Trump. The initiative seeks to raise money for organizations that have always been important for social justice, but will prove ever more vital in the current administration. These include such causes as the Southern Poverty Law Center, NAACP, Sierra Club, NCADV, and National Immigration Law Center. (more...)

BWW Review: ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA, Royal Shakespeare Theatre
by Emma Cann - Apr 3, 2017

Condensing the political and military Strife of ten years into a tightly concentrated 3 hours, Shakespeare's Anthony and Cleopatra is a beguiling, overwhelming mixture of tragedy, history, comedy and romance. Although the political machinations, battles and titular romance are all historically accurate, the majority of the action takes place off stage, and the play focuses on the passion, pride and greed which drive Mark Anthony, Octavius Caesar and Cleopatra, queen of Egypt.  (more...)

First Book of Trilogy THE VALUE OF EQUALITY is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The late 1960s were turbulent times in the Philippines with rebel groups vying for political reformation and new leadership, as depicted in Cristie Locsin's 'The Value of Equality.' A work of historical fiction, the book represents the first part of a proposed trilogy and is inspired by the experiences of Locsin's family in the Philippines. (more...)

Park Theatre's Autumn / Winter 2017 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

???????Details of Park Theatre's 10th season for Autumn/Winter 2017 have been announced by Artistic Director Jez Bond. Featuring six world premieres, a very special one man show and a London premiere, the new season includes a plethora of new writing and acclaimed revivals across both spaces in the venue's fifth year. (more...)

WOODY SEZ and THE ARAN ISLANDS Slated for Summer at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Summer 2017 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein). (more...)

Chimney (Lucius' Dan Molad) Announces Self-Titled Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Producer and musician Dan Molad aka CHIMNEY has announced his debut self-titled LP, out June 23 on Dine Alone Records. (more...)

BWW Review: CLEVER LITTLE LIES at Bickford Theater At The Morris Museum
by Jaclyn Layman - Apr 24, 2017

What does it mean to be happy, anyway? Can one maintain happiness in the most stressful, unpleasant circumstances? Is happiness a big picture idea; something we need to see through to the end to truly recognize? These are huge questions with even more massive answers but Clever Little Lies manages to unpack those answers with love and humor and yes, sometimes a ton of discomfort and Strife. (more...)

Artists at Play to Workshop TOT: THE UNTOLD, YET SPECTACULAR STORY OF (A FILIPINO) HULK HOGAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Artists at Play will workshop Victor Maog's tot: The Untold, Yet Spectacular Story of (a filipino) Hulk Hogan, followed by multiple readings in May across Los Angeles through a partnership with the Los Angeles Public Library LA Made series and AAP's Annual Reading series. Rodney To will direct Maog's comedy, which will be free for the public to attend.   (more...)

Author Marjorie Kong Luczak Highlights Women's Spirit Will In Debut
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre Join Forces for ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre celebrate music legend and cross-over sensation Patsy Cline, April 18 through May 21. (more...)

Don't Want to be an American Idiot: More than Half of Americans Feel More Informed Due to Recent Political Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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Scoop: SCORPION on CBS - Monday, April 17, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on SCORPION, airing on CBS on Monday, April 17, 2017! (more...)

Legendary Local Actor Rick Foucheux to Bow Out in the Bard's Greatest Tragedy
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Avant Bard proudly announces the last production of its 2016/2017 season, Shakespeare's masterpiece King Lear starring local acting legend Rick Foucheux as Lear.   (more...)

Marjorie Kong Luczak Releases THE GLASS SPIDER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Lan was only 14 years old and knew nothing about life, especially the life outside her village, when she had to give up her dreams and sacrifice her own life plans to conform with tradition. Her hopes for her future had been dashed, destroyed by news of the marriage arranged by her father to a stranger, not only a stranger, but one who lived far from her ancestral home. Many years later, her daughter Margaret finds herself fighting against life's ordeals. In author Marjorie Kong Luczak's 'The Glass Spider' (published by Xlibris), readers will follow their story and discover the true meaning of love, the powerful spirit of women and the will to emerge victorious against all odds. (more...)

BWW Review: REP Scores a Stunning Winner With IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY
by Robert Encila - Apr 1, 2017

Sara Ruhl is arguably the most inventive young playwright to emerge in recent years. Exploiting a genre that thrives on the fringes, she graces the mainstream with narratives that fuse realism and sundry whimsical elements. She has a shrewd sense of humor to boot, demonstrated in her 2009 Broadway hit and Pulitzer Prize nominee for Drama: In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play, now playing to titillating cheers at Repertory Philippines (REP). (more...)

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