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From the screenplay Some Like It Hot by Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond

Based on a story by Robert Thoeren

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 12/9 - MOBY DICK in Baltimore, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG in LA and More
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago, and PYGMALION in Orlando, just to name a few. (more...)

Experience Costa Mesa This Holiday Season; The City of the Arts Shines in Southern California
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Southern California's Costa Mesa is a year-round destination in The OC where dining, shopping and Broadway performances are just the beginning of the experience to be had in the City of the ArtsTM and the holidays are a spectacular time to visit. Below is a round up of holiday events and specials Costa Mesa.  (more...)

Brenda Sugar Shares 'The Adventures of Merlin the Pit Bull Wizard'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Brenda Sugar, an animal lover, devoted animal activist, writer and author, has completed her new book 'The Adventures of Merlin the Pit Bull Wizard': a vibrant work that depicts the beauty and wonder of magic, love, animals and adventure! (more...)

FOR ALL MY GIRLS: A Musical Celebrating the 'Everyday Diva', Featuring R&B Singer Monifah, Changes Venue
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Today, Tmapp, in association with CBO Entertainment, announced that the Equity Showcase production of FOR ALL MY GIRLS: A Musical Celebrating the 'Everyday Diva,' has changed venues. Beginning Friday, December 9, 2016, the musical will play MIST Harlem (, uptown's premiere live performance and special event venue through December 20, 2016. (more...)

Balanchine's Legacy Lives On This Nutcracker Season with Scarsdale Ballet Studio
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Scarsdale Ballet Studio, recognized regionally for providing students with a quality ballet curriculum, will present a brand-new production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, choreographed by New York City Ballet's Diana White, Broadway's Marcus Galante, and contributions of the faculty, for two shows only on December 18 at the Purchase Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. In keeping true to the timeless tale of The Nutcracker, audiences will enjoy the rich legacy of a classical work that is a postcard to the holiday season, celebrating with magic, whirling snowflakes and dancing treats from the Sugar Plum Fairy's Land of the Sweets.  (more...)

Vancouver Christmas Market Rings in the Holidays With Month-Long Revelry from 11/26 to 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Nothing says “It's Christmas Time in the City” like the Vancouver Christmas Market, launching its 7th season on November 26 at a new and expanded scenic site at Jack Poole Plaza. Bigger, better, and brighter this year, the cherished annual event runs to December 31 and features more of everything Vancouverites have come to love about this German-flavoured festival of authentic food, drink, entertainment, and foraging for unique treasures to stuff into stockings or tuck under the Christmas tree. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company European Ballet Artist Headlines NJCYB's Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Internationally acclaimed artist, Nikola Hadjitanev from the Sophia Ballet in Bulgaria, will headline the performances of the NJ Civic Youth Ballet's (NJCYB) performance of NUTCRACKER When the Centenary Stage Company presents the final holiday programming of the season on Dec 16-18, at the Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown.  Hadjitanev will be performing the role of Snow Pas and Cavalier .   (more...)

Noom's New Outcomes-Based Pricing Model is Poised to Disrupt the Healthcare Market
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016


Gourmet Italian Announces That Panettone is Here From Italy, With More Than 20 Unique Varieties in Stock
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This holiday season, Gourmet Italian, a boutique importer of fine and rare Italian goods, is pleased to announce availability of its full lineup of panettone, a delicious holiday cake in the Milanese tradition. (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Buell Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Dec 8, 2016

There's nothing like a rock musical led by a genderqueer German named Hedwig. Absolutely nothing. (more...)

Quaker, Chef'd Make A Delicious Breakfast Just A Click Away
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Starting today, The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., is delivering the goodness and versatility of oats to even more people by partnering with Chef'd to help launch its expansion into the breakfast category. Chef'd, a leading online meal-kit marketplace and now one of the only to offer breakfast will offer three Quaker-branded "Overnight Oats" meals, all featuring Quaker's Old Fashioned Oats. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nia Vardalos' TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at the Public
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 8, 2016

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS began performances on Tuesday, November 15 and runs through Sunday, December 31 at The Public Theater. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Jefferson Performing Arts Society to Present THE NUTCRACKER This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

See the magic of The Nutcracker on the beautiful stage at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center on December 17 at 7:30 PM and December 18 at 2:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: THE NUTCRACKER at Kansas City Ballet
by Alan Portner - Dec 7, 2016

Lavish settings and sumptuous music frame classic story (more...)

Food Hacks and Tips for a Less Stressful Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Stressing over food planning for the holidays? Chill! The frozen and dairy aisles of your local grocery stores are full of hacks, shortcuts and holiday helpers to make preparations easier, less stressful, and more enjoyable for holiday events, family gatherings and even unexpected guests. (more...)

Celestial Seasonings' Shares the Magic of the Season With Free Holiday Tea Program!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Celestial Seasonings, a brand of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) and a specialty tea leader in North America for nearly 50 years, invites tea-lovers to celebrate the magic of the season with a free Candy Cane Lane Holiday Tea sample program on Facebook. (more...)

Blake Shelton, Pentatonix & More Set for NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALY
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

NBC will celebrate the new year with NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALY, set for Saturday, Dec. 31 and live from Times Square in New York (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, December 24, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, December 24, 2016! (more...)

Chris Rock to Start His Tour at DPAC this February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, announced today a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour. (more...)

Line-up Announced for Sky Terrace & Roller Jam at Meriton Festival Village
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

As the sun sets over Sydney, Sky Terrace lights up with an impressive DJ line-up playing everything from hip-hop to soul, electronica to jazz. Sydneysiders are invited to kick back with friends before or after a Festival show, enjoy the panoramic harbour views with a sunset cocktail or two or jump into Glitterbox, a truly unique installation from local contemporary art collective zin. (more...)

Medical Weight Loss Expert Dr. Rao Discusses Diabetic Diet Plans
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

CHARLESTON, WV - It's well known that imbalances in blood Sugar levels can impact an individual's ability to maintain their weight. The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet seeks to address this by offering a calorie-restricted dieting regimen for those who are either prediabetic or are currently suffering from Type-2 diabetes in order to slow the progression of, or even reverse these conditions. It consists of a low-carb, Mediterranean-style diet for eight weeks with intervals of intermittent fasting which vary in intensity depending upon the option chosen. Studies show that both the Mediterranean Diet and very low-calorie diets are optimal choices for fast weight loss as well as the reduction of diabetes and obesity risks. (more...)

SevenPoint2 Launches HydroFX for Water
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

An exciting new product launched on Friday, November 25th, when SevenPoint2 released the much-anticipated HydroFX for Water. This first-of-its-kind water-soluble powder supplement has a unique patented formula and all-new eye-catching label design. Featuring one of the world's most powerful antioxidants, molecular hydrogen, HydroFX for Water transforms every day water into performance water for a health experience like no other. (more...)

Ma-Yi Theatre Company to Premiere Rock Musical PEER GYNT & THE NORWEGIAN HAPA BAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Asian-American Off-Broadway MA-YI THEATER COMPANY will present the World Premiere of PEER GYNT & the Norwegian Hapa Band, a new rock musical by Michi Barall, with music by Paul Lieber and Matt Park. (more...)

BWW Review: Washington Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER is a Christmas Treat
by Benjamin Tomchik - Dec 6, 2016

Washington Ballet's production of The Nutcracker, a beloved DC holiday tradition, has returned to the Warner Theatre in all its splendid glory. (more...)

AT LAST: THE ETTA JAMES STORY Starring Vika Bull and The Essential R&B Band to Tour Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The smash-hit show, At Last - The Etta James Story, is set to tour next spring starring the sensational Vika Bull; marking its UK debut on the 28th March 2017 when it opens at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre. (more...)

Season Finale of OWN's QUEEN SUGAR Ranks as No. 1 Cable Telecast for Women
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The season finale of OWN's popular drama series QUEEN Sugar (11/30/16) delivered 2.76 million viewers and a 2.62 W25-54 rating in L+3. (more...)

Lynn University Launches 'The Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center' Series in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Lynn University and Jan McArt, producer and director of theatre arts program development, today announced that it will be launching in January the popular Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center comes to Live at Lynn series. (more...)

BWW Review: PANTO WONDERFUL WIZARD Gets Silly at Stages Repertory Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Dec 6, 2016

This year, STAGES reinvents OZ for a sardonic look at what 2016 means for America, all the while offering a fun, frothy musical on the surface. It's an odd mix of jabs at the federal government combined with a jingoistic love of all things Texas. It works though, and gosh darn it if it isn't fun! (more...)

Chris Rock: THE TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR Comes to Playhouse Square This April
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, announced today a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour. The TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR 2017 kicks off on February 14, 2017 in Durham, NC at the Durham Performing Arts Center. The first leg of the TOTAL BLACKOUT TOUR 2017 will be the acclaimed comedian's first tour in over 9 years and will visit cities throughout the U.S. including Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver, Houston, Detroit and more. More dates will be announced soon.  A full list of tour dates is below. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 9 at and other outlets.  (more...)

TNT Reteams with 'Animal Kingdom's John Wells & Megan Martin on THE DEEP MAD DARK Pilot
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Turner's TNT has ordered a pilot for THE DEEP MAD DARK, which is being produced by John Wells Productions and Fabrik Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television and Turner's Studio T. (more...)

BWW Review: The Syracuse City Ballet presents THE NUTCRACKER at The Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 5, 2016


Hollywood Stage Company to Launch with BENT This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The "Hollywood Stage Company" has been launched in Los Angeles as a brand new troupe of regionally-based, seasoned and up-and-coming actors, singers, dancers and stage crew whose goal is to present a series of classic and iconic live theatrical presentations. (more...)

Elite SugarCRM Partner, BrainSell, Inks 30th Company Acquisition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016


BWW Interview: Aaron DeJesus as Frankie Valli in THE JERSEY BOYS
by Kathy Strain - Dec 5, 2016

The JERSEY BOYS is the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons as they made their way to the top. Their music played on as their personal lives fell apart. While JERSEY BOYS continues to entertain audiences, Aaron DeJesus gave BWW a glimpse into his experiences in the business and taking on the role of Frankie Valli in the Second National Tour of the JERSEY BOYS. (more...)

Replacement Nutcracker Costumes Beginning To Arrive At Festival Ballet Providence In Wake Of November Warehouse Robbery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Costumes from nine ballet companies and schools are beginning to arrive at Festival Ballet Providence after the discovery last month that more than fifty of the company's own costumes for their production of The Nutcracker had been stolen from a Pawtucket storage facility. (more...)

BREYERS and TALENTI for Frozen Holiday Treats
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 5, 2016

Treat yourself to some scrumptious Breyers and Talenti varieties just in time for the holidays. (more...)

ArtsWest Announces Extension of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

In response to strong ticket sales and critical acclaim, ArtsWest will extend the run of Peter and the Starcatcher through Tuesday, December 27. The additional performances are scheduled for Monday 12/26 and Tuesday 12/27 at 7:30pm. Tickets for the added performances can be purchased immediately at (more...)

Preview, On-Sale Dates Set for Paula Vogel's INDECENT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The producers of Indecent - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre following productions at Yale Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse - have announced that the production will begin performances on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St New York, NY), on April 4, prior to its official opening night on April 18. (more...)

Valerie Bertinelli & Duff Goldman Return for New Season of KIDS BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman welcome a new batch of 12 impressive bite-sized bakers with tons of talent on Monday, January 2nd at 8pm ET/PT for a new season of KIDS BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP on Food Network. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Colorful and Resplendent NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 5, 2016

Since its debut in 2008, Nashville's Nutcracker – choreographer Paul Vasterling's holiday-scented love letter to his adopted hometown – has delighted thousands of audience members eager to experience this particularly rapturous paean to this most wonderful time of the year. Eager to set off on a journey of wonder and delight, to be swept away to a fanciful world of dashing princes and beautiful fairy princesses brought to life vivdly by the accomplished dancers of Nashville Ballet's various companies, audiences for nine successive years now have allowed themselves to be caught up in the spectacle of the production which never fails to enthrall and to entertain. (more...)

DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE Expands New Year's Countdown to New Orleans
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017 marks the continued expansion of the iconic annual New Year's Eve tradition with coverage from New Orleans, Louisiana in its first-ever Central Time Zone countdown. (more...)

Cynny Survey: Only 11% of Millennials Believe People are Authentic on Social Media
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016


Dunkin' Donuts is Brewing Joy for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

With the holidays fast approaching, Dunkin' Donuts is brewing a little extra joy for its guests and communities throughout the busy weeks ahead, serving up its signature hot coffee for free at select Dunkin' Donuts restaurants across the country. To celebrate the joy and warmth of the season, for one weekday between Monday, December 12 and Friday, December 23, nearly 30 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants somewhere in the U.S. will offer 500 guests a free medium hot coffee, served in the brand's festive holiday cups featuring the word "JOY" (timing varies by location). (more...)

Photo Flash: The Houston Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Snowflakes. Sword fights. Dancing dolls. And a Christmas tree that reaches the sky. Stanton Welch's opulent new production promises everything you love about THE NUTCRACKER, brighter and more splendid than ever. (more...)

BWW Review: MARY POPPINS Soars at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 4, 2016


The Public to Livestream Conversation with Cheryl Strayed Tomorrow 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

Cheryl Strayed comes to Public Forum on the eve of the opening of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on her book of the same name (in turn inspired by her "Dear Sugar" advice column) for a freewheeling conversation with Deborah Needleman on feminism, happiness, advice, and more. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/3/2016
by - Dec 3, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/3/2016. (more...)

Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory Presents NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory of New York returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's delightful new production of Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Winter Suite,' running slightly over one hour - Saturday December 3 at 7 PM.    (more...)

CHARM, Story About LGBTQ Youth, to Continue COMING OF AGE IN AMERICA Series at Mosaic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Mosaic Theater Company of DC's 'Clamorous Encounters' series about coming-of-age in America continues with Philip Dawkins' groundbreaking comedy-drama CHARM (January 5-29, 2017), under the direction of one of DC's most innovative directors, Natsu Onoda Power (The T Party, Wind Me Up Maria: A Go-Go Musical). (more...)

Spots to Enjoy NATIONAL HOT CHOCOLATE DAY on Tuesday 12/13
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 10, 2016

Check out some of the great spots in the city where you can celebrate 'National Hot Chocolate Day' on 12/13. And keep these places in mind to warm you up all winter. (more...)

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