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FRED'S DINER Opens 5/26 at Maryland Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) presents award winning playwright Penelope Skinner's dark comedy Fred's Diner. On a busy English motorway, people dream of better lives -- Chloe wants to emigrante, Melissa dreams of university, Heather wants to rebuild her life, and Sunny wants Heather. You'll find friendly staff and get service with a smile, but not far beneath lie dashed dreams, dysfunctional families, and a deadly secret. (more...)

FOX Cancels ROSEWOOD Drama Series After Two Seasons
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2017

FOX network has cancelled ROSEWOOD after two seasons. The drama series stars, starring Morris Chestnut and Jaina Lee Ortiz airs Fridays on FOX. (more...)

Charles Aznavour Musical 'GAME OF LOVE' Gets Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Game of Love: The Songs of Charles Aznavour, a new musical revue slated to appear off-Broadway in the fall of 2017, will receive a Monday, June 12 industry invitation-only reading presentation in New York City. (more...)

The Civilians 2017 'Spring Into Action' Benefit to Honor Oskar Eustis and Hesu Coue-Wilson
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Civilians celebrates 16 years as NYC's investigative theater company at its 2017 Spring Benefit: Spring Into Action at City Winery on Monday, May 22, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: SCHOOL OF ROCK Newcomer Emily Borromeo Talks Her TV Series, Diversity and the Path to Broadway
by MATTHEW BLANK - May 8, 2017

An interview with Emily Borromeo, making her Broadway debut now in SCHOOL OF ROCK! (more...)

by Debbie Gilpin - May 8, 2017

In our new column, THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE SONGS, BroadwayWorld writers discuss their top picks from musical theatre. Let us know your favourite! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mandy Gonzalez & Paulo Szot Join Jamie deRoy & Friends Tony Show at Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 8, 2017

 Broadway Producer and three time Tony Award winner Jamie deRoy held her annual Jamie deRoy & friends Tony Award show last night and the Red Carpet was rolled out at Birdland for the star studded event.  Jamie's fans and friends had their cell phone cameras at the ready as one by one Jamie introduced her award-winning cast which included, Chuck Cooper (The Life) Penny Fuller (Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret), Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, In the Heights), Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) with special guest, Patti Cohenour (War Paint, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Doreen Montalvo (On Your Feet, In the Heights) and Paulo Szot (South Pacific) with Billy Stritch.   (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at Northern Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Mamma Mia!, featuring the music of ABBA with a book by Catherine Johnson and music and lyrics by Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus and added songs by Stig Anderson, runs live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT, April 19 - May 21. For tickets and information, call 802-296-7000 or visit Tickets start at $15 for students and $30 for adults. (more...)

New Season of BAKERS VS. FAKERS Premieres on Food Network, 5/24
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2017

Professional chefs and home bakers compete for bragging rights and a cash prize in a new season of BAKERS VS. FAKERS, premiering Wednesday, May 24th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network. (more...)

Combined Artform & Fringe Management present PICK OF THE FRINGE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Can't decide which shows to see? Looking for expert advice to weed through those 370+ shows?  Are you looking to get experience of all this Fringe Madness, but don't have the time?  Check out Combined Artform's Pick of the Fringe, to provide you with a taster show, featuring the best of the Fringe. (more...)

Robinson and Bobadilla Reunite with Zimmerman in Shoulberg's PLEDGE for Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Fringe Management (Michael Blaha) and Combined Artform (Matthew Quinn) proudly present a new play, PLEDGE, by Paul Shoulberg ('Synthesis', 'Walter'), directed by Stan Zimmerman ('Meet and Greet', 'Yes, Virginia').  (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW - 5/29 - 6/1 on ABC
by TV Scoop - May 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW - 5/29 - 6/1, airing on ABC (more...)

Comedy Central's Annual UP NEXT Stand-Up Showcase Set for This June
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

Comedy Central will present its annual stand-up showcase, Up Next, previously known as Comics To Watch, at Colossal Clusterfest, the brand new comedy and music festival experience created by Comedy Central and Superfly, the brains behind Bonnaroo, and Outside Lands co-producer Another Planet Entertainment. (more...)

BWW Interview: 'Enough of This Pious Waffle!' Bay Area Creative Forces Walter Mayes and Anita Carey Discuss Our Inexplicable Obsession With CHESS
by Matthew Blank - May 25, 2017

South Bay Musical Theatre, a renowned Bay Area company for over 50 years, will present CHESS IN CONCERT May 28 and June 3. We speak with the creatives about the show's appeal and have a little fun with the material. (more...)

TJL Productions & My Music Present Johnny Mathis in WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

On June 10th, TJL Productions' MY MUSIC series will present WONDERFUL! WONDERFUL!, a concert performance film starring singer and musical legend Johnny Mathis. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look at MAMMA MIA! at The Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse kicks off its 85th Anniversary Season with the international smash hit Mamma Mia!, dazzling audiences on stage from May 17 to July 1. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Bennett Cheers Antonia Bennett Cafe Carlyle Debut
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 24, 2017

'You were good Antonia' were the first words Tony Bennett said to his daughter after her Cafe Carlyle debut last night.. and father surely knows best in this case.  (more...)

8th Annual Soho International Film Festival Announces Full Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

With the SOHO International Film Festival #SOHO8 returning to NYC for seven days of films at Village East Cinemas (189 2nd Avenue on 12th Street) June 15 - 22, 2017, the full schedule of films has finally been announced! (more...)

RIPCORD Comes to The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Best described as Golden Girls meets The Odd Couple, Ripcord is an uproarious new comedy by noted playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. Ripcord takes us to the Bristol Place Assisted Living Facility where foul-tempered Abby has just learned that she has to share her Sunny top-floor room with newcomer Marilyn. Loathe to share her space, Abby challenges Marilyn to a seemingly harmless bet where the loser abandons the Sunny top-floor room. The events that follow take the women on a ridiculous journey that reveals not only the tenacity of these worthy opponents but also some secrets they would rather remain hidden. Ripcord brings us the fight of the century, and after all, wouldn't they know? (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside King Avenue Players' MISCAST CABARET
by Jerri Shafer - May 23, 2017

On Saturday, May 20th, King Avenue Players' presented their first MisCast Cabaret.  Hosted by Sunny 95's Trisha Moore, the audience was treated with actors singing actresses' showstoppers, young women filling old men's roles and seniors playing ingenues. For more information on how you can donate to King Avenue Players or become involved, visit King Avenue Players on facebook, or write to (more...)

Photo Coverage: CAGNEY the Musical Celebrates Closing Night
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 22, 2017

CAGNEY The Musical has played to sold out audiences for 473 performances at the West Side Theatre in New York City. The big question posed to enterprising producer Riki Kane Larimer at the closing night celebration was 'where will Broadway's Robert Creighton, (in the role he was born to play) and cast be bringing the story of James Cagney to next?'   (more...)

Show-stopping Sugary Goodness At WEST END BAKE OFF 2017
by Cindy Marcolina - May 22, 2017

On a (thankfully) Sunny Saturday afternoon, the thespians who usually inhabit London theatres turned bakers for the day. Benefitting Acting For Others, an umbrella name that represents 15 charities devoted to helping people in the theatre business, the West End Bake Off was a bounty of show-stopping sugary goodness. (more...)

REAL ESTATE Comes to Fox Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

In Mind, the fourth full-length record from Real Estate, is a portrait of a mature band at the height of its power. Long respected for their deft lyrical hand and gorgeous melodies, In Mind builds upon the band's reputation for crafting perfect songs and carries Real Estate even deeper into the pantheon of great songwriters. (more...)

Connor Arnold to Star in Tim Rice's New Version of BLONDEL at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Producers have announced the cast for the world premiere of a spanking new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Just four performances remain of the Whitefire Theatre's world premiere of 'WHERE THE NUMBERS END: A Hell's Kitchen Love Tragedy' written and directed by Amanda Moresco, running Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm,May 20 and May 27, June 3 and 10 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Get Out and Play!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

May is the cusp of summer in many parts of the world. It's also a marvelous time to get outside and bring that cabin fever down! These three picture books celebrate the joys of being outdoors, whether through kite flying, rediscovering a dog's life or enjoying--sort of--a slumber party. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 5/22 - 5/26 on ABC - Friday, May 19, 2017
by - May 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 5/22 - 5/26, airing on ABC on Friday, May 19, 2017! (more...)

Blond Ambition's Debut Album 'Slow All Overout' Out Today on Swoon City Music
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Blond Ambition's captivating debut album Slow All Over is out today on Swoon City Music. The solo pop project of former Ex Cops frontman Brian Harding, Blond Ambition's songs are astute dance-pop numbers (more...)

Janelle Kroll Releases New Single 'Barricade'
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Alternative pop singer/songwriter Janelle Kroll releases her first official music video and new single 'Barricade' today, via NYC indie label Lokal Legend. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse and Rotary International Team Up
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The venerable Ogunquit Playhouse, which is celebrating its 85th Anniversary season is once again joining forces with Rotary International to continue in the fight to eradicate polio worldwide by 2018. The annual Rotary Night is scheduled for Thursday, June 1, for the evening performance of Mamma Mia! Joining the fight is as easy as buying a ticket to the international hit show! A portion of every ticket purchased for that evening's performance will be donated to Rotary International. The Ogunquit Playhouse has contributed over $10,000 towards this cause through Rotary Night ticket proceeds over the past six years. (more...)

Jonas Blue Unveils Music Video For His Latest Single
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The UK's biggest global breakthrough artist of 2016, Jonas Blue, has now revealed the official music video for his latest single 'Mama' feat. Australian singer/songwriter and YouTube sensation William Singe. (more...)

Andy Frasco & The U.N. Release CD/DVD Set of 'Party Blues'
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Songs From The Road is a new CD/DVD set from Andy Frasco & The U.N. on Ruf Records that captures all the full-throttle mayhem of the group's live show. (more...)

Arts on the Horizon to Close Season with BY THE SEASHORE This July
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Arts on the Horizon, the DC metro area's only theatre company dedicated exclusively to creating original work for children ages 0-6, is excited to announce its final show of the season, By the Seashore, which runs July 13-29, 2017 at The Lab at Convergence in Alexandria, Virginia. (more...)

Summer Beach Play for Babies and Toddlers
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Arts on the Horizon, the DC metro area's only theatre company dedicated exclusively to creating original work for children ages 0-6, is excited to announce its final show of the season, By the Seashore, which runs July 13-29, 2017 at The Lab at Convergence in Alexandria, Virginia. (more...)

Seu Jorge Adds September Dates to THE LIFE AQUATIC - A TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Though Seu Jorge is one of Brazil's most celebrated singers and actors, he is perhaps best known here in the U.S. for his role in Wes Anderson's 2004 film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, in which Jorge reinterpreted a number of David Bowie's biggest hits. The songs, performed in Portuguese and featuring Jorge solo on acoustic guitar, became something entirely unique. So much so that Bowie himself was moved to say, 'Had Seu Jorge not recorded my songs in Portuguese, I would never have heard this new level of beauty which he has imbued them with.' (more...)

Adventure Stage Chicago Season 14 Features AKEELAH AND THE BEE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

???????Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces its 14th season of programming for young audiences, exploring the theme of "Literacy" as the company applies its mission of telling heroic stories to the Settlement objective of disrupting generational poverty. ASC's "Literacy" season features the stage adaptation of Akeelah and the Bee; a commissioned work by Lucas Baisch, based on the Guatemalan myths of Popol Vuh and created in collaboration with community partners; and an original piece devised by ASC's Trailblazers youth mentorship program.  All performances take place at Northwestern Settlement's Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble St. Tickets are $17 for adults and $12 for youth aged 14 years and younger. Group tickets are $10 for ten or more guests. Student matinee tickets are $7 for CPS and $8 for non-CPS groups. Tickets may be purchased at or by calling 773.342.4141. (more...)

Brazilian Singer-Songwriter Seu Jorge to Bring THE LIFE ACQUATIC - A TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE to Eccles Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Jorge will perform these songs, and those he recorded for the 2005 album The Life Aquatic - Studio Sessions featuring Seu Jorge, in his critically acclaimed live show The Life Aquatic - A Tribute to David Bowie, which will tour North American in June and September. (more...)

Seu Jorge to Bring David Bowie Tribute to Boulder Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

AN EVENING WITH SEU JORGE, THE LIFE AQUATIC - A TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE TOUR is coming to Boulder Theater on Friday, September 8, 2017. (more...)

Virginia Rep Announces RIVER DITTY and FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre made public additional titles for the 2017/18 Season today. "Announcing River Ditty and Fun Home simultaneously illuminates Virginia Rep's commitment to bold new work,' says Artistic Director, Nathaniel Shaw.   (more...)

San Diego Theatre Connection presents Creating Community Performance Event
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The San Diego Theatre Connection asks the question, 'Could your story change a life?'. This Sunday, May 21, 2017, 6:30-8:00 p.m. the Creating Community Performance Event features personal stories told through prose, poetry, comedy, song, and music. Invited performers will present original works in 5-7 minutes. The evening's theme is inspired by the classic John Lennon lyrics and song, Imagine. Imagine creating a community where all are welcomed. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Celebrates 60th Anniversary at Miller Outdoor Theatre with THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) marks the sixth decade of making the art of opera accessible to all audiences at Miller Outdoor Theatre with two free, fully staged performances of Donizetti's The Elixir of Love on May 19 and 20, starting at 8 p.m. A magic elixir gives a love-struck young man the extra dose of confidence he needs to thwart a rival and win the woman of his dreams, but the elixir creates just as many problems as it solves. The bright, Sunny production is set on the Amalfi Coast in the 1950s-complete with Vespas and a hot air balloon. With beautiful melodies and a hilarious story, it's the perfect entry point to the world of opera for the young and the young-at-heart.    (more...)

NBC Reveals 2017-18 Winning Lineup Featuring New Shows & Bold Scheduling Moves
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

On the heels of a victorious 2016-17 season, NBC has announced a new season lineup that builds upon its remarkable stability while adding a rich variety of new series. (more...)

Harris Dickinson Cast as J. Paul Getty III in FX's Series TRUST
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Harris Dickinson has joined the cast of FX's TRUST. Dickinson will star as J. Paul Getty III, J. Paul Getty's idealistic yet rebellious teenage grandson, who increasingly feels the burden of his famous name. (more...)

OrionClick Holds Big Beach Cleanup in Marina Del Rey
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017


OrionClick Holds Big Beach Cleanup in Marina Del Rey
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017


Nominees For 18th Annual Golden Trailer Awards Revealed As The Entertainment Industry Celebrates The Best In Motion Picture Trailers And Television Marketing
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017


Skating Polly Announces UK/EU Dates w/ Kate Nash; US Headline Tour Starts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Skating Polly are thrilled to announce an extensive UK and European summer tour with Kate Nash! In addition to joining Nash for a month of dates, the band will also play a handful of shows with Hands Off Gretel as well as several headlining dates. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW 5/15 - 5/19 on ABC
by TV Scoop - May 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW 5/15 - 5/19, airing on ABC (more...)

WATCH: Miley Cyrus Releases Video for 'Malibu'
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

According to, Miley Cyrus released the video for her highly anticipated new song, 'Malibu,' on Thursday. (more...) Collaborates with Starbucks to Bring Summer Fun to Asia
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017


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