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Philadelphia Performers Celebrate Broadway in Manayunk
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Some of Philadelphia's biggest musical theater stars are teaming up for a one-night only salute to the Great White Way. The Summer Club Salutes Broadway will feature a 17-piece live big band performing hits from Jersey Boys, The Music Man, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, and more at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center (7 Lock Street, Philadelphia) at 8PM on May 1. (more...)

Gourmet Mushroom Product's Morel Growing Kit Available for Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Mother's Day is the heart of morel season across much of the United States. In many of the more southern states, morels start to appear in March, and Mother's Day marks the last weekend of Morel hunting. Mother's Day usually signals the beginning of morel hunting season in the northern tier of states. (more...)

Aspire Performing Arts Company Holds Auditions for Summer 2017 Musical Theatre Productions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

If you or someone you know is a performer between the ages of 7 and 18, this is an opportunity that you don't want to miss! (more...)

BWW Feature: Mark and Ryan Kleinman, Living the Dream
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 23, 2017

I am incredibly proud of all my kids and Ryan is pursuing his dream as a performer. He has been performing for quite awhile now as a professional and I have had the idea that this would be so since about his Junior year in High School. I have always taken the time to include my kids (when they have shown an interest) into the shows I was doing. Ryan and his older sister, Kaitlynn, were able to be more inundated with it at a young age as I was more active as a professional performer and they got to be backstage and at rehearsal, and often in shows with me. Whenever I was in a show that needed kids, I got them an audition and, since they were talented, often got cast, so we were able to share the stage. Sound of Music, South Pacific, Music Man, Secret Garden, A Christmas Carol, all shows that my kids been able to share with me. (more...)

Inside Look at May's OPERA NEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

The May issue of OPERA NEWS, the leading voice in North America that reports on opera internationally, features the visionary Cecilia Bartoli, the first woman to serve as an artistic director at Salzburg,  on the cover for the first time in a decade. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Presents ABTKIDS, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

At ABTKids, a unique hour-long program designed for children and families, ABT's company dancers will perform highlights from American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season on Saturday, May 20 at 11:30 A.M. at the Metropolitan Opera House. (more...)

Beth Malone, Lee Roy Reams, & More to Remember THE UNSINKABLE TAMMY GRIMES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

A cast of award winning performers, friends and colleagues will gather to pay tribute to the life and career of Tony Award winning Broadway legend Tammy Grimes in The Ziegfeld Society's The Unsinkable Tammy Grimes: A Musical Life in Revue, featuring reminiscences and musical numbers from Miss Grimes iconic Broadway musicals. The event will take place on Saturday, April 29th at 3:30 pm at Lang Concert Hall (69th Street between Park and Lexington). (more...)

THE NNPN Rolling World Premiere of RELATIVITY Rolls Through Iowa City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the initial success of the Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Relativity by Mark St. Germain as Riverside Theatre (Iowa City, IA,) presents its RWP production through April 30. (more...)

Kenneth T. Novice Named Dallas Summer Musicals President
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) announces the appointment of Kenneth T. Novice as its President. Novice will begin his position on May 1, 2017 with an immediate plan of action to continue the work that David Hyslop, DSM's Interim Managing Director, started last year of instilling stability and sustainability for the organization. (more...)

Photo Flash: World Premiere of KING OF THE ROAD Rolls into Laguna Beach
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the fifth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, a world premiere musical KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY, written by Cort Casady & Mary Arnold Miller, music by Roger Miller, musical direction by Omar D. Brancato and directed by Andrew Barnicle. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early in SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

The dog days of Summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/22/2017
by - Apr 22, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/22/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Flat Rock Playhouse's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Opens
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway -they say there's always magic in the air… And soon, there will surely be some of that Broadway magic gracing the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, "mountain-style", with the return of the State Theatre's 2007 hit, Smokey Joe's Cafe! (more...)

MisterWives Release New Song 'Drummer Boy'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Today, New York City's MisterWives release 'Drummer Boy,' the latest song to drop from their sophomore album Connect The Dots, which is set to be released on May 19th, 2017 via Republic Records/Photo Finish. (more...)

Heritage High School's LES MISERABLES Tops 2017 Shuler Hensley Awards; All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

ArtsBridge Foundation, producer of the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards, announces the 2017 Shuler Awards winners. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS, Starring Dianne Wiest, Starts This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Theatre for a New Audience presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days, beginning this Sunday, April 23. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

Bria Skonberg Releases 'With A Twist ... In Every Sense' 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The euphoric buzz of New York, over cocktails on the edge of evening, alive with possibilities…anything goes. (more...)

The New School's Mannes School of Music to Celebrate Centennial at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The New School's Mannes School of Music will celebrate its centennial with a concert at Carnegie Hall honoring the school's rich history on Tuesday, April 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: Pocket Universe Unveils Bloody Teaser for All-Female JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Friends, Romans, classmates, lend me your ears! In honor of William Shakespeare's 453rd birthday on Sunday, April 23rd, Pocket Universe has released a brand-new teaser for their all-female production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Check it out below! (more...)

KFC Explores The Final Frontier With Colonel Rob Lowe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

KFC has enlisted actor, writer and producer Rob Lowe as the newest celebrity Colonel to play the brand's iconic founder, Colonel Harland Sanders. Aligning with the debut of the spicy, crispy and hand-breaded Zinger sandwich in America, the Hollywood funny man will appear in advertisements in a spacesuit to make the world-famous Zinger literally out of this world. (more...)

BWW Review: Jewish Arts Collaborative Brings Broadway to Natick with Seth Rudetsky & Judy Kuhn
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 21, 2017

Broadway came to Natick last night as the Jewish Arts Collaborative presented SETH RUDETSKY & JUDY KUHN: A BROADWAY CABARET AND CONVERSATION at The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN). As promised by JCA Artistic Director Joey Baron in his introduction, the evening was fun (with a capital "F") as these two veterans of the Great White Way regaled the sold-out house with backstage stories, Rudetsky's masterful musicianship, and Kuhn's gorgeous vocalizing from her considerable musical theatre canon. (more...)

The Harmaleighs Release 'Lady Brain'; Announce Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Harmaleighs craft honest passionate and poetic songs cut from a pastiche of indie-folk, pop and Americana and will release the Hiraeth EP on May 5. (more...)

MERRY WIVES, TWELFTH NIGHT and TEMPEST Coming to Bryant Park This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Beloved theater troupe The Drilling Company, best known as the presenters of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, are celebrating their fourth year as the company-in-residence for Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare. 2017's performances include six performances of The Merry Wives of Windsor in May and June, three performances of Twelfth Night in late July and six performances of The Tempest in August and September. (more...)

Seattle Center's 2017 Summer Lineup Packed with Fun, Festive and Free Activities
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Summer starts soon at Seattle Center. Northwest Folklife Festival, with Seattle Center Festal as its cultural focus in 2017, marks the true beginning of the season, which continues through the warm Summer days and nights of September. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Playhouse Jr., Point Park University's quality children's theatre company, will be wrapping up the 2016-2017 season and kicking off the Summer with two unique and comedic shows for children of all ages. (more...)

Wirtz Center's SummerStage 2017 to Go from Peter Pan to Pinball Wizards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

From "Peter Pan" to 'Pinball Wizards,' the Wirtz Center's SummerStage 2017 season at Northwestern University offers something for everyone. (more...)

Freeform Orders Third Season of Original Saga Series SHADOWHUNTERS
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Freeform will be bringing back their hit original saga series SHADOWHUNTERS for a third season to air in 2018. (more...)

CYT North Idaho to Stage SNOW WHITE AND THE PRINCE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Come see your favorites...Snow White, the Evil Queen, the Prince, the Magic Mirror, the Dwarves and a few more besides! (more...)

Equinox Theatre to Stage THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Equinox Theatre Company is thrilled to present their highly anticipated premiere of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show.  (more...)

Maurice Hines and More to Appear in ROCKETTES AND THE STARS at Miller Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Former Rockette MARY SIX RUPERT announces a very special event - the fifth annual LEGACY 36, a sparkling Celebration of the Rockettes, featuring THE LEGACY DANCERS, a line of former Rockettes, along with stars who have appeared at Radio City Music Hall: MAURICE HINES, SANDY DUNCAN, DON CORREIA, and ROSIE NOVELLINO-MEARNS.  (more...)

Lambert High School to Groove with GREASE This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Take a trip back to the 1950's as the Acting Troupe of Lambert moves and grooves in Grease, the original high-school musical! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Broadway's Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage on Friday, May 5 at 8 pm, Saturday, May 6 at 2 & 8 pm and Sunday, May 7 at 2 & 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

London Grammar Reveal New Track 'Oh Woman Oh Man'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

British trio London Grammar has announced the release of a new album track, “Oh Woman Oh Man,” which is available today across all platforms including a special Vinyl LP package. The song is featured on the band's sophomore album Truth Is A Beautiful Thing, which will (more...)

Wax Motif Releases New Single & Official Music Video 'Used 2 Be'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

With musical influences like R&B, disco and UK bass, Australian-born DJ/producer WAX MOTIF brings a unique style to the studio, making him a highly sought after artist. (more...)

Peter Bjorn and John Release Studio Doc 'Makin' Point'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Indie pop trio Peter Bjorn and John released their infectious seventh full-length studio album, “Breakin' Point” last Summer and lucky for us, they're set to pump that album up with bonus material and demos for Record Store Day. (more...)

Imelda May's 'Life, Love, Flesh, Blood' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Critically acclaimed Irish singer Imelda May's fifth full-length record, Life, Love, Flesh, Blood, is out today on Decca Records (more...)

Morgan Heritage Release Lyric Video for Hit Single 'Reggae Night'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Already carrying the title of one of the most recognized and decorated legacies in reggae music with international acclaim, Morgan Heritage continue to build d buzz for Avrakedabra, their upcoming followup to the 2016 GRAMMY Award-Winning Strictly Roots. (more...)

Swedish Pop Trio The Magnettes Release 'Young and Wild'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Swedish pop trio THE MAGNETTES have returned with a new single, 'Young and Wild,' out today; listen now on Spotify, SoundCloud and iTunes. The track advances the release of the band's debut full-length album Ugly Youth which will drop this Summer. (more...)

Grabbitz 'Play This Game' Single & Music Video Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

'My favorite parts about this song are the bassline, the simplicity and the cockiness,' says singer/songwriter and producer GRABBITZ. Today (April 21) the Los Angeles/Buffalo-based artist releases his new single and official music video for 'Play This Game' from his upcoming debut full-length album THINGS CHANGE (more...)

Eagle Theatre Announces Theatrical Summer Camp
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Eagle Theatre Conservatory, a year-round theatrical institute for all ages and levels of professionalism, has announced that a brand new curriculum has been developed for their 2017 Eagle Summer Theatre Intensive, a Summer camp guaranteed to shine the spotlight on both training and performance, while offering opportunities for aspiring actors to build skills that will be applied in front of a live audience. (more...)

THE GIRLS OF SUMMER to Highlights Females in Baseball
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

From the writer and director Kings Of Harlem and the long-running Off-Broadway hit Black Angels Over Tuskegee, playwright Layon Gray continues to expand African-American theatre with his latest work The Girls Of Summer, winner of the NAACP award for Best Play. ' (more...)

Mizel Arts and Culture Center to Offer Visual Arts and Drama Classes for Young People
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Since 1994, The Mizel Arts and Culture Center (MACC) has offered Summer activities for young people through the Art Academy and the Wolf Theatre Academy. For eleven weeks beginning June 5th, classes will be conducted under the supervision of professional theatrical and visual artists, who are also experienced educators. Students will explore their creativity while learning and having a lot of fun. There are a wide variety of classes to choose from for grades preK through 12th. The Mizel Arts and Culture Center is located at 350 S. Dahlia Street in Denver with some classes being held at nearby Graland Country Day School at 55 Clermont Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cabrillo Music Theatre Takes to Heaven SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

CABRILLO MUSIC THEATRE is going to 'take you to heaven' with the second show in its 2016-2017 season, SISTER ACT! For the first time in the Kavli theatre, Cabrillo will present this hilarious new musical, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner, musical direction by Kyle C. Norris, choreography by Michelle Elkin and direction by Misti B. Wills. (more...)

Racial & Sexual Tensions Ignite in Theatre Exile's Premiere of BUZZER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

After a sold-out run for Lost Girls, Theatre Exile closes their 20th anniversary season with Buzzer by Tracey Scott Wilson. Gentrification comes to a head as the thought-provoking social drama fans the flames of love, race, class and privilege. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arena Stage's Intellectuals Open SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Four intellectuals-a doctor, an actress, a psychologist and a neurobiologist studying the human brain's response to race-search for love, acceptance and identity in Lydia R. Diamond's comedy-drama Smart People, which makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage. Set against the backdrop of Obama's 2008 election, Diamond's fiercely funny play explores the unavoidable nature of cultural bias. Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko makes her Arena Stage directorial debut with this "sexy, serious and very, very funny modern-day comedy of manners" (Variety). Smart People runs April 14-May 21, 2017 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Park City Institute Announces Additional Show for Bright Nights Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Park City Institute Executive Director Teri Orr, announced the addition of a roots music show to the 2017 St Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series at Deer Valley® Resort. Parsonsfield will headline the evening, joined by Laney Jones and the Spirits, and Jeffrey Foucault. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 4/21 - CARRIE the Musical and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Check out the top stories from Las Vegas you might have missed this week and more! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 4/21 - CARRIE the Musical and More! (more...)

Daniel Nolen will return to The Duplex for SAFE SPACE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

After making his solo debut last fall, Daniel Nolen will return to The Duplex for "Safe Space" on Saturday, May 6 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Neptune Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by Chelsey Robichaud - Apr 21, 2017

Brief re-cap of announcements made at the 2017-18 Season Launch event at Neptune Theatre (more...)

Pennsylvania Ballet II comes to UDPAC with SNOW WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Following the success of last year's The Jungle Book, Pennsylvania Ballet II presents another original ballet for the entire family, Snow White. The performance takes place on April 29 at 11 am at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA. The magical tale is brought to life through the choreography of Pennsylvania Ballet's Assistant Artistic Director Samantha Anne Dunster and with the original score by Kermit Poling. (more...)

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