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Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Powerful 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Artistic Director Davis McCallum and Managing Director Kate Liberman of Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (HVSF) have announced an innovative slate of productions - including two new plays - for the Festival's 2017 Summer season, running in repertory June 8 through September 4. (more...)

ESPN & ABC Networks to Air First-Ever Coverage of Special Olympics World Winter Games
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

In what is expected to be the largest Special Olympics World Winter Games in history, more than 2,600 Special Olympics athletes and coaches from 106 nations will compete in Austria (more...)

Saugatuck Center for the Arts 4th Annual SAUGATUCK SHORTS Film Competition
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Experience the magic of film during a night of friendly competition from professional, amateur, and student filmmakers from around the state. The Saugatuck Center for the Arts (400 Culver Street) is hosting their 4th annual film festival, the Saugatuck Shorts Film Competition. The competition will be held onNovember 5th at 6:30PM. Tickets are $10/Students and $20/Adults. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit or call 269.857.2399. (more...)

Theatre Raleigh Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Theatre Raleigh announces the upcoming 2017 Season, which promises to be their most ambitious season to date.  It includes a reimagined classic and a familiar favorite for the family, loads of drama, football, a garden and some classic music including arena rock performed outdoors.  Artistic Director, Lauren Kennedy continues raise the bar to bring quality, intimate and professional theater to the Triangle. (more...)

by Marianka Swain - Oct 24, 2016

Jim Steinman's epic rock and roll theatrical fantasy BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL, the inspiration for one of the most iconic and successful albums in history, is set to explode onto the London Coliseum stage in June 2017, and you can book tickets now via a special pre-sale. (more...)

New Theatre to Present SUMMER RAIN this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

A light-hearted yet bittersweet story with delightful songs and lively dance numbers makes Summer Rain is the perfect way to end the year. (more...)

Playshop Playhouse Premieres New Musical 'Always Upon a Time,' 10/29
by Emmanuel Evan Alba - Oct 24, 2016

Talent and youth best describes the cast of Playshop Playhouse's upcoming production, "Always Upon a Time," a new musical tailor-made for the whole family. (more...)

Tony Nominee Anika Larsen Set for Season 3 Debut of THE SET LIST Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Finally back after a Summer hiatus, musical theater podcast The Set List welcomes Tony Award nominee Anika Larsen as the third season's opening guest. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Season 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The 2017 Adelaide Festival Centre Season has all the perennial favourites and much-loved festivals, mixed in with a host of exciting new productions and events in what promises to be a great year of music, theatre, dance and exhibitions. (more...)

Grief, Love, & Social Media: JCTC Brings Gen-Y Festival Hit to Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The latest installment of the Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) Vanity Series, a that takes a fresh look at how our digitized online world is changing how we relate to each other, opens this week. (more...)

Target-Exclusive: 'Garth Brooks: The Ultimate Collection' to Feature 18 Previously Unreleased Tracks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Target Corp. and Garth Brooks today announced the complete track listing and pre-order information for “Garth Brooks: The Ultimate Collection,” the 10-disc boxed set featuring Brooks' new studio album and nine discs of curated music from his celebrated catalog. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Get nostalgic, get your Docs! Put on your waffle shirt, best don't care limp hair, flannel, and (for some of us), return to that hot high school angst! Whatever the age, revel in a night of sexy dirty Grungery. The Love Show, Tragedy, and friends salute the sound that put Seattle on the r'n'r map with an evening of dance, burlesque, circus, music, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Bryan Cranston Attends Final Performance of THE BARDY BUNCH in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

After a successful run at the Mercury Theatre, The Bardy Bunch: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady closed their doors on Sunday, October 23 to an excited crowd that included Bryan Cranston, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his role in Breaking Bad. 'I loved the show! A really fun, foot-tapping time in the theater,' said Cranston. Scroll down for photos of the cast and creative team posing outside the theater with the Oscar-nominated actor! (more...)

Accepting Submissions for 2017 National Music Theater Conference
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, a two-time Tony Award winner and latest recipient of the National Medal of Arts, is now accepting projects for development during the 2017 National Music Theater Conference. Applicants may submit music theater works for consideration through Friday, November 18th, 2016. (more...)

The CW Orders New Seasons of 'WHOSE LINE', 'PENN & TELLER' & More
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The CW Network has ordered new seasons of the hit improvisational comedy series WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?as well as the hit magic series PENN & TELLER: FOOL US and MASTERS OF ILLUSION. (more...)

New York Choral Society and Orchestra to Present U.S. Debut of Joseph Vella's THE HYLAND MASS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Music Director David Hayes will lead the New York Choral Society and Orchestra (NYChoral) in the United States premiere of Maltese composer Joseph Vella's The Hyland Mass: A Prayer for Unity in Diversity. (more...)

Dentsu and Heibonsha: Exploring the Ancient Capital 'Nara' of Japan through 72 Unique Mini-Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016


Pokemon GO to Celebrate Halloween with First In-Game Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

This Halloween, players of the popular Pokémon GO mobile game will experience exciting treats from Niantic Labs, Inc. and The Pokémon Company International. Beginning Wednesday, October 26, through Tuesday, November 1, Pokémon GO Trainers will have the chance to catch some of the spookiest Pokémon available in the game with increased global encounters of Drowzee, Gastly, Gengar, Golbat, Haunter, Hypno, and, yes, Zubat. (more...)

Cast Announced for The Comrades' PRELUDE TO A KISS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Comrades have announced their Winter 2017 production, PRELUDE TO A KISS by Craig Lucas. This classic romantic comedy will be directed by Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen and will play the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) from January 12 through February 4, 2017. Press opening is Saturday, January 14 at 8:00pm. (more...)

PEOPLE Exclusive: How Princess Grace of Monaco Helped Leslie Odom Jr. Pay His College Bills
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Before he wowed Broadway audiences with his turn as Aaron Burr in Hamilton, and before he won a Tony for best actor (and a Grammy) this past year for the role, Leslie Odom Jr. was a college student wondering how he could pay his tuition bills. (more...)

AP Tops Out New Boulder Valley School District Douglass Elementary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016


Kentucky Shakespeare Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

Kentucky Shakespeare proudly announces their 2016-2017 Season. The company now serves over 84,000 audience members a year through touring education programs, indoor productions, community outreach, and Shakespeare in Central Park. Kentucky Shakespeare is the longest running free Shakespeare Festival in the United States and the most comprehensive touring arts provider in Kentucky. (more...)

The Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

For more than sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has held private weekly meetings with each Prime Minister, from Churchill to Cameron. In these intimate and sometimes explosive conversations, we see glimpses of the woman who wears the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch. Go behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II for the audience in Peter Morgan's riveting new play that swept Broadway last season. Sponsored by the John McDonald Company. Learn More (more...)

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts' Radium Girls Opened Friday Night to Glowing Reviews
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

Radium Girls opened Friday night in the Studio 3 Artspace Theatre to glowing reviews. Limelight Performing Arts' talented cast of 12 youth actors bring this moving production inspired by historical events to the stage in Gilbert, Arizona. (more...)

The Dance Enthusiast Announces Island to Island-Moving Caribbean 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

After four successful Enthusiastic Events!, The Dance Enthusiast is thrilled to announce the 5th Enthusiastic Events! event:  Dance: Island to Island-Moving Caribbean in New York City, Wednesday November 16, 6:15 PM to 9 (nibblies before and after; performance at 7 PM) at Gibney Dance, 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers Street).   Enthusiastic Events! is proud to partner with PANK Elephant Catering, who will be providing tasty delicacies from all over the Caribbean chain.   The event follows four successful previous Enthusiastic Events! in which The Dance Enthusiast celebrated the relationship of dance to other important fields: the world of design and fashion, the world of empowing thought and action, the world of visual art and, most recently, the landscape of dance on Broadway versus concert dance versus Reality TV.    (more...)

Labyrinth Dance Theater Announces Sasha Spielvogel's Critically Acclaimed NOOR 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Sasha Spielvogel's critically acclaimed NOOR returns to the stage for one performance only at 3:30PM on November 13, 2016, at the Saint Mark's Church in heart of New York City's East Village. Felicia Norton performs her role as Noor, and writer Sasha Spielvogel will once again direct the performance. (more...)

Monmouth County Construction Company, Alfano Renovations, Opens Second...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016


BWW Video Flash: Theatre Miniatures: A Series of Mini Video Profiles - No. 1: Curt Dale Clark
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Oct 22, 2016

When the now embattled Wells Fargo recently ran a series of ads suggesting that young people grow up and 'out of careers in the arts' and into 'mature choices of professions like the sciences and business,' the implications of the spots seriously irritated and alarmed most of us in the theatre community. A dancer yesterday, an engineer today….what message is that sending to our young people, many of whom are already deprived of arts education in their schools? It was then that the idea occurred to me and our Broadway World editors that a series of short video profiles asking successful theatre people why they had chosen a life in performance and what the rewards have been for them might be just the antidote. (more...)

Icona Pop Release New Single 'Brightside'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt first became household names as Icona Pop since they hit the scene in 2012 with their triple platinum hit single, “ I Love It ft. Charli XCX . (more...)

Emmy Rossum to Make Directorial Debut on Showtime's SHAMELESS, 10/23
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

SHAMELESS star Emmy Rossum will make her directorial debut in the momentous fourth episode of the seventh season this Sunday, October 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

The Representatives to Stage Reading of PRIVATE MANNING GOES TO WASHINGTON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Representatives are presenting a staged-reading of 'Private Manning Goes To Washington' by Stan Richardson for the students of The New School on Friday, October 28th from 3-5pm at Wollman Hall, 65 West 11th Street 5th Floor. (more...)

Versa Networks Continues the Shift towards Open Software-Defined WAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016


BWW Interview: MFAH Film Curator Marian Luntz Talks Martial Arts and WUXIA WONDERS Film Series
by Katricia Lang - Oct 21, 2016

Marian Luntz, curator of film and video at the The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston gives us some insight into the MFAH Film Series WUXIA WONDERS: MARTIAL ARTS ON SCREEN, including why it kicks so much ass! (more...)

Ring in the Holidays with Megan Hilty at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

After two previous sold-out engagements, Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes the return of Tony Award nominee Megan Hilty for three performances only - Friday, December 16 (8 p.m.), Saturday, December 17 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, December 18 (3 p.m.). (more...)

Becky and Baldwin's OTHER PLAYS to Showcase Four Distinct Writers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Theatre group, Becky and Baldwin, presents Other Plays, an evening of funny, strange and provocative new plays by Mari Assad, Mara De La Rosa, Rosie Narasaki and Nicholas Pilapil. Other Plays will be performed at the Collective Arts Incubator in Highland Park on Nov. 5. (more...)

BWW Interview: Donna Lynne Champlin Previews Paula's Turn in Season 2 of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 21, 2016

A year and a half ago, it was in no way certain that the quirky musical comedy CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND was going to make it to television. After hitting a developmental snag as a 30-minute pilot for Showtime, creators Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna repackaged the series as a 44-minute show for Showtime's sister network, The CW. (more...)

'PINK HULK' One-Woman Show Coming to Charm City Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Award-winning The Pink Hulk: One Woman's Journey to Find the Superhero Within, written and starring professional actor and playwright Valerie David, will have performances Nov. 9, 11, 12 and 13 as part of the fifth annual Charm City Fringe Festival in Baltimore. (more...)

Alesso Announces New Single with Dillon Francis 'Take My Breath Away'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Coming off of a high from a hugely successful Summer, marked by a recently sold out LA show at the Greek Theatre, as well as a major tour of Asia, Alesso is back with his brand new track 'Take My Breath Away' (more...)

Daisy Head and Casey Deidrick Join Lifetime's A MIDSUMMER'S NIGHTMARE
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Deadline has reported that Lifetime's Shakespearean thriller, A MidSummer's Nightmare, has cast its Elena Holland.  (more...)

Deeply Rooted Dance Theatre Announces 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT), which creates world-class dance inspired by the African diaspora in a community dedicated to nurturing artists, supporting human relationships and sharing common values through engaging in dance, announces its 20th anniversary season, featuring three concert series spanning the Chicago area. The season kicks off with performances December 3 and 4 at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th Street in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. (more...)

John R. Clutts Chairs The 6th Annual Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

After a successful record breaking Dallas Summer Musicals Theatre Awards (DSM HSMTA) season, Ted R. Munselle, Chair of the Board of Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM), announced Dallas arts philanthropist and DSM Board member John R. Clutts as chair of The 6th Annual DSM HSMTA for the second consecutive year. (more...)

Washington National Opera to Present THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT with Special Opening Night Guest Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2016–2017 season with a new production of Gaetano Donizetti's mashup of slapstick comedy and charming romance—The Daughter of the Regiment, November 12–20, 2016, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. The cast is led by superstar tenor Lawrence Brownlee as the hero Tonio and fast-rising soprano Lisette Oropesa, who starred as Susanna earlier this season in WNO's The Marriage of Figaro, as Marie. While the opera is best known for the vocal acrobatics required of its singers, the high-comedy antics of the non-singing role of The Duchess of Krakenthorp often steal the show. On opening night, November 12, 2016, the role of The Duchess will be performed by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her official Washington National Opera stage debut. The brand-new WNO production is directed by acclaimed Broadway director and choreographer Robert Longbottom, and the WNO Orchestra is led by rising conductor Christopher Allen, both in their WNO debuts. (more...)

Fit Food Finds: ZONE MANHATTAN for Healthy and Convenient Meals Delivered
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 21, 2016

Zone Manhattan provides delicious, healthy meals delivered daily to your door. (more...)

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe Team Up for Duet Album TOGETHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Two of the most beloved voices in the world, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe first met at Kismet at the London Coliseum a decade ago, where they performed together. Later that year, when Ball was given a solo concert at BBC Proms-the first musical theatre star to do so-he invited Boe to perform with him.  (more...)

SUSTO Premieres First Single from New Album on Baeble
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Charleston-based SUSTO's first single, 'Waves,' off their upcoming album & I'm Fine Today just premiered on Baeble who proclaim, “Osborne delivers a raw energy packed with soaring guitars and husky vocals.” (more...)

Shaw Charity Classic Shatters Own Record for Charitable Giving on PGA TOUR Champions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016


NJPAC Announces 2016's Sarah Vaughan Jazz Vocalist Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

On a Wednesday night in 1942, Newark teenager Sarah Vaughan went to the Apollo Theater to compete in an amateur singing contest. It was the chance to win $10 and a weeklong engagement performing on the Apollo stage. Instead, Vaughan's win launched her career and forever changed the art of jazz vocal music.  (more...)

Bank of America Sponsors Seven 2016–17 New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Bank of America will sponsor seven New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concerts in the 2016-17 season, including Xian Zhang's October 29 debut as NJSO Music Director in New Brunswick, as well as the Orchestra's final two performances of the season, June 10-11. The seven performances, all under Zhang's baton, span concerts at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick and Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. (more...)

Seattle's Khambatta Dance Company Celebrates the Winter Holiday Season with CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Khambatta Dance Company (KDC), the producers of the Seattle International Dance Festival, celebrates the winter holiday season with two performances of Constellations at Capitol Hill's Broadway Performance Hall December 9-10 at8pm. True to the KDC mission offering a global perspective on dance, audiences will take a trip around the world with winter-themed contemporary works inspired by Korean folktales, the earth's rotation amongst celestial bodies, and the impact humans have on one another. Artistic Director Cyrus Khambatta has put together a dance concert featuring pieces inspired by world perspectives; different pieces will be presented on each night.   (more...)

SIX BY TWAIN- Short Stories by Mark Twain Adapted for the Stage Presented in Connecticut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016


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