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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...)

Entrance Releases 'Not Gonna Say Your Name' Protest Song to Benefit Planned Parenthood
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Earlier today, Los Angeles-based musician Guy Blakeslee (aka ENTRANCE), released a new track, “Not Gonna Say Your Name,” in advance of the President-elect's impending inauguration. (more...)

2nd Annual Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival Seeks Submissions, Kicks Off in August
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Founder and Executive Artistic Director Benjamin Davis has announced that submissions are open and rolling in for the Second Annual Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival (AMTF), to be held in August in Atlanta. (more...)

Princeton Symphony to Welcome Sierra Boggess for 'Saturday Evening POPS!' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Saturday, February 4 at 8 pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)'s Saturday Evening POPS! concert celebrates famous songs and music of the stage and screen with guest vocalist Sierra Boggess and the return of Lucas Richman as host and conductor. (more...)

Princeton Symphony to Feature Sierra Boggess as Guest Vocalist for POPS! Concert, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Saturday, February 4 at 8 pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)'s Saturday Evening POPS! concert celebrates famous songs and music of the stage and screen with guest vocalist Sierra Boggess and the return of Lucas Richman as host and conductor. The concert highlights iconic melodies from productions which have found success on both stage and screen. Ms. Boggess performs songs from Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Little Mermaid, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies, and In the Good Old Summertime. The evening also includes a tribute to George Gershwin, dance music by Leonard Bernstein from On the Town, and selections from Oliver! and The Producers. The concert takes place at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall on the campus of Princeton University. (more...)

PBS Announces Six New Limited Series Premiering This Summer
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger announced today at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour PBS Summer of Adventure, six new limited series that take viewers to some of the world's most amazing places and cultures. (more...)

PBS Announces New Voyager Mission Documentary THE FARTHEST
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger announced at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour the production of THE FARTHEST (w.t.), a two-hour documentary that spotlights the extraordinary success story of NASA's Voyager mission (more...)

EarthLink and BRP Launch Unified Commerce as a Service at National Retail Federation Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

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BWW Review: In 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI, Penny Fuller Musically Shares Memories from a Well-Loved Life
by Shari Barrett - Jan 16, 2017

After Penny Fuller approached Barry Kleinbort to create a musical version of Hatcher's play for her to perform as a cabaret artist, 13 Things About Ed Carpolotti was originally developed at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Cabaret and Performance Conference in Summer 2012 and had its New York premiere in December 2012. The two have a natural affinity for knowing what works well for both of them, and the musical spark between Fuller and her accompanist Paul Greenwood lights up the stage. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards Winners Announced - The Media Theatre Wins Big With BILLY ELLIOT and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 16, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Philadelphia winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

JUST KEEPIN' TIME at Dorothy's Piano Bar
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Dorothy's Piano Bar and Cabaret presents Jenny Shotwell in Just Keepin' Time, an Evening at the Cabaret. Saturday, January 21 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Celebrate Chinese New Year at QV Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

QV Outdoor Cinema is celebrating Chinese New Year in style with screenings of two popular Chinese movies, the action blockbuster Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon on Saturday 28 January and the Asian hit romance In The Mood for Love on Sunday 29 January. (more...)

2CELLOS Take Fans To The Movies Live at the Fabulous Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, go to the movies for their new Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks album Score, available March 17, 2017. (more...)

French Violinist Jean Luc Ponty to Tour the U.S. This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Legendary French violinist Jean Luc Ponty and his band will be bringing their 'Atlantic Years' tour to the US beginning late May 2017.  (more...)

Sturgill Simpson Performs on NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Sturgill Simpson performed “Keep It Between The Lines” and “Call To Arms” on the January 14 episode of NBC's “Saturday Night Live” with host Felicity Jones. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Present World Premiere Docu-Series KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP, 3/5
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP, a world premiere two-night event, kicks off Sunday, March 5 at 9/8c exclusively on ID. (more...)

Electronic Dance Music DJ MIMO's 'Feel Good' Out Now on Powerkat Records
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Real. Pure. Italian. MIMO is an electronic dance music DJ and producer who is thoroughly authentic. His passion for music is what drives him. MIMO's “Feel Good” (Powerkat) is out now. (more...)

truTV Shares New Series Premiere Dates & Sneak Peeks Plus Projects in Development
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

truTV announced today a series of premiere dates and new projects in development during its Television Critics Association Press Tour Panel. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Join Rory O'Malley on Ham4Ham and Attend the Coronation of New King Taran Killam
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2017

All rulers have their time, but the throne must never be empty. Watch Rory O'Malley on Ham4Ham as he abdicates his post and celebrates the coronation of Hamilton's new King George, Taran Killam. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, CABARET and More Lead 2017-18 Covedale and Incline Theater Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Next Seasons Announced at West Side Theaters Covedale Center and Warsaw Federal Incline Theater Boast Exciting, Eclectic Titles Through Spring 2018 Cincinnati Landmark Productions announced its next slate of shows at its two theaters this weekend at the annual Double Season Announcement party. (more...)

PBS Announces New Programming During Winter 2017 TCA Session
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

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Courtney Antonioli Stages Stories from All-Girls Summer Camp in 18 DAYS. 48 GIRLS.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Storyteller Courtney Antonioli presents '18 days. 48 girls.' featuring an hour of comedic, true stories from her time running an all-girls Summer camp for five performances during the 2017 FRIGID Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: Heartwarming Irish Tale CHAPATTI Opens Tonight at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, CHAPATTI, written by Christian O'Reilly and directed by David Ellenstein, based on the direction of Judith Ivey. "I just fell in love with this play and the beautiful and quirky love story at its center.  I think our audiences are about to fall in love with it too," says Wareham.  CHAPATTI will begin previews on Wednesday, January 11; will open on Sunday, January 15 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, January 29, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Breaking Through the Box to Present John Cariani's ALMOST, MAINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Breaking Through The Box Theatre company presents Almost, Maine by John Cariani for a one weekend run beginning February 10th. Love can strike anyone anywhere, and the small rural town of Almost, Maine is no exception. Just as the northern lights in Almost are stunning and unpredictable, so are love and it's after effects. This show by John Cariani follows nine everyday couples as they navigate the joy and terror of falling into- and out of- love. (more...)

Zimmerli Presents INNOVATION AND ABSTRACTION: WOMEN ARTISTS AND ATELIER 17, 1/17-5/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Innovation and Abstraction: Women Artists and Atelier 17, on view at the Zimmerli Art Museum from January 17 to May 31, 2017, examines the formal innovations and burgeoning feminist consciousness of eight artists who worked in the studio's New York location: Louise Bourgeois, Minna Citron, Worden Day, Dorothy Dehner, Sue Fuller, Alice Trumbull Mason, Louise Nevelson, and Anne Ryan. (more...)

The Infamous Stringdusters Release New Full-Length Album 'Laws Of Gravity'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Progressive Bluegrass virtuosos THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS have returned with Laws Of Gravity, a new full-length album out January 13, on Compass Records. (more...)

Tim Realbuto and Guests to Celebrate Demi Lovato at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Fresh off of his critically acclaimed run as Patrick Ness in the new Off-Broadway production of 'YES' at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre, frequent New York concert staple and 2016 Thespis Award Nominee Tim Realbuto will return to Feinstein's/54 Below for the first time since 2014. In his all new show Tim Realbuto: Made of Glass, Realbuto and friends will sing the tunes of pop superstar Demi Lovato. But don't expect to hear your favorite typical arrangements. Realbuto, longtime musical director Julianne B. Merrill, and 'Ghostlight' collaborator Matthew Martin will arrange many of Ms. Lovato's greatest hits to sound more jazzy and Broadway in style (although many of Lovato's classics will remain the same). (more...)

truTV Greenlights New Series from Comedy Icon Amy Sedaris
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Ahead of its Television Critics Association Press Tour Panel today, truTV, a division of Turner, announced the greenlight of an all-new scripted series from comedy legend Amy Sedaris (more...)

Artist Marsha Heller Returns to The Riverside Gallery to Exhibit New Paintings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Marsha Heller of Leonia, New Jersey will present "New Paintings by Marsha Heller" from February 6 to February 18, 2017 at The Riverside Gallery, Suite 201, located at The Shops at Riverside, Hackensack Avenue at Route 4 in Hackensack, New Jersey. The public is invited to attend an opening reception on Saturday, February 11 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The gallery is open Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. (more...)

Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally Expose Themselves in EPIX Original Comedy Special SUMMER OF 69: NO APOSTROPHE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

From the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour, premium TV network EPIX® announced today that its next Original Comedy Special will showcase Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally's unique stage production Summer of 69: No Apostrophe. The one-hour special will be filmed tonight at The Barclay in Irvine, CA and makes its World Television Premiere on EPIX on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:00PM ET/PT, 9:00 PM CT. (more...)

Electric Youth to Debut Two Shows at The Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Electric Youth (EY) 2017, the international touring ensemble of talented singer-dancers trained at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), headlines at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin on Saturday, January 28, debuting two shows at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Backed by an eight-piece band of world-class musicians, Electric Youth delivers a fun, high-energy evening of family entertainment with an extensive range of contemporary pop, classic rock, Broadway and country hits for audiences all ages. The EY shows at THE BLACK BOX will feature fully choreographed performances of Michael Buble, Colbie Caillat, The Black Crowes, Guns N' Roses, Queen, Carrie Underwood, The Who, Stevie Wonder and more. (more...)

Stephanie Riso's THE STORM Concludes MTAP's First Season of Hot Metal Musicals Incubator Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator presents its third installment of new musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of The Storm with book, lyrics and music by Stephanie Riso. This free reading, featuring a cast of 15 and directed by Pittsburgh CLO's producing director Mark Fleischer, will be held on Sunday, January 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the Pittsburgh CLO's Charles Gray Auditorium, 130 CLO Academy Way in downtown Pittsburgh. MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator readings are being presented with the extensive cooperation and support of the Pittsburgh CLO. (more...)

BWW Blog: Emma VanDeVelde - Broadway Stars and Awkward Selfies: Interview With MISS SAIGON Star Eva Noblezada 
by Guest Blogger: Emma VanDeVelde - Jan 13, 2017

The Summer after her junior year of high school, seventeen-year-old Eva Noblezada ventured to the big apple to compete in the National High School Musical Theater Awards (aka the Jimmy Awards). It was there that she would learn from industry professionals, and compete against the cream of the crop in high school theater from around the country. Little did she know that this competition would catapult her into a series of auditions and eventually land her the lead role in Miss Saigon on London's West End.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale for A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at A.C.T. This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Human Be-In, which took place on January 14, 1967 in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today that single tickets are now on sale for the upcoming production of the critically acclaimed musical, A Night with Janis Joplin (June 7-July 2, 2017). (more...)

THE FULL MONTY to Play Windham Theatre Guild This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Windham Theatre Guild has announced that their giant Summer musical this year will be The Full Monty, boot by Terrance McNally ad Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek. (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), making for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)

FCC Chairman Wheeler Joins the Aspen Institute
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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SundanceTV Announces 2017 Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

SundanceTV today announced the premiere dates for its spring 2017 programming slate. The network will continue to use Wednesdays at 10:00 PM ET / 9 C as the anchor for its original drama series premieres. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of Roe written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Bill Rauch. Roe is a co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage. (more...)

Howard County Arts Council Seeks 2017 Summer Camp Assistants, Volunteers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) is currently accepting applications for Camp Assistants (paid) and Camp Volunteers (unpaid) for its 2017 Visual and Performing Arts Summer Camps. (more...)

BRECHT ON BRECHT to Celebrate the Legendary Dramatist at New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Brecht on Brecht, February 4-March 5, 2017 in the Black Box Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre to Celebrate Black History Month with TURNING 15 ON THE ROAD TO FREEDOM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In celebration of Black History Month, an electrifying first-hand account of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery takes the stage at Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre on February 10, 11, and 12. (more...)

Ring in the Year of the Rooster with Dances, Culinary Specialties and More at MGM Resorts International
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

MGM Resorts International is celebrating Lunar New Year 2017, the Year of the Rooster, with a line-up of festive entertainment, vibrant displays and authentic cuisine. (more...)

Arizona Opera Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

President and General Director Joe Specter and Arizona Opera announce the 2017/18 Season.  The new season includes four main stage productions, including Puccini's beloved Tosca; the company premiere of Bernstein's Candide, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the composer's birth; Rossini's effervescent comedy, The Barber of Seville; and Arizona Opera's return to Wagner, with a stunning new projection-based production of Das Rheingold, featuring the Arizona Opera Orchestra on stage.   (more...)

'MARGARITAVILLE', THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS and More on Tap for Broadway in New Orleans' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2017 - 2018 season was announced today. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, the new season will play at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown New Orleans beginning fall 2017. (more...)

Servant Stage Announces Two Summer Theatre Camps for Kids!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Servant Stage Company, in partnership with Lancaster Bible College, is pleased to offer two musical theatre camps for students ages 10-18 this Summer. Early bird registration ends January 30, 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's GREAT COMET Celebrates Book Release at Barnes and Noble
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 13, 2017

Members of the cast and creative team of NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 and author Steven Suskin celebrated the release of the book The Great Comet: The Journey of a New Musical to Broadway at Barnes & Noble and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the event! (more...)

Young People's Chorus of New York City Joins Baritone Lester Lynch in Free Concert Celebrating Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC) and Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Nuñez will be the special guests of American baritone Lester Lynch in a concert of hymns and spirituals celebrating Black History Month at the Christ Church in New York City on Thursday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

James Conlon Renews Contract as Music Director of LA Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

General Director Placido Domingo announced today that James Conlon has renewed his contract as the company's Richard Seaver Music Director through the end of the 2020/21 season. Currently celebrating his tenth anniversary with the company, Mr. Conlon has conducted 314 performances to date for LA Opera. When he returns to the podium of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on January 28 to conduct The Abduction from the Seraglio, he will have conducted 50 different operas at LA Opera. (more...)

Theatre Kalamazoo Presents New Play Festival: 2/3-4, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

For the past six years, Theatre Kalamazoo (TK) has been providing a platform for local playwrights to develop and share new plays with the community. Theatre Kalamazoo is proud to announce that the seventh annual Theatre Kalamazoo New Play Festival will be held February 3-4, 2017 at the Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre (formerly the Epic Theatre) in downtown Kalamazoo. The free event will feature new plays by 8 local playwrights, performed and directed as staged readings by local actors and directors representing the member theatres of Theatre Kalamazoo. (more...)

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