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Photo Flash: First look at Imagine Productions' THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by Jerri Shafer - Oct 27, 2016

In this cult classic, Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named 'Rocky.' (more...)

Victoria Playhouse Petrolia Announces Canadian Inspired 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Co-Artistic Directors David Hogan & David Rogers are thrilled to announce the 2017 Season. 'Celebrate With Us' encompasses a Canadian theme as the VPP honours our country in its 150th year. When asked about the line up for the upcoming season, Hogan said 'Happy Birthday Canada - this season is dedicated to you. We wanted to give back to our great nation that has made us feel glorious and free. Everything in this season is written, composed, compiled, choreographed, directed, performed and/or put together by Canadians. We are thrilled to celebrate Canada.' Director of Cultural Services for the Town of Petrolia, Richard Poore echoed Hogan's sentiments, saying, 'I am so pleased and proud to be part of the 2017 VPP Summer Season announcement. I know our audiences will continue to be thrilled by the VPP experience.' (more...)

Victoria Playhouse Petrolia Announces Canadian Inspired 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Co-Artistic Directors David Hogan & David Rogers are thrilled to announce the 2017 Season. 'Celebrate With Us' encompasses a Canadian theme as the VPP honours our country in its 150th year. (more...)

BWW Review: ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, Manchester Opera House, 24 October 2016
by Jasmine Andersson - Oct 25, 2016

When its most devoted audience is known to shout expletives towards its stage, it takes a certain kind of understanding of The Rocky Horror Picture Show to be able to work its magic. (more...)

Wendy Jones to Tribute Rosemary Clooney at Winter Park Playhouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Winter Park Playhouse will present a 'one night only' event Saturday February 25, 2017, featuring professional vocalist, actress and recording star Wendy Jones, in a one-woman tribute to Rosemary Clooney entitled Everything Is Rosie. Net proceeds will go to support the quality musical programming on The Playhouse mainstage and out in the community. (more...)

Wildhart Releases Debut Album 'Shine'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Shine is the debut album of Swedish Sweethearts Wildhart. The ten track album contains six new songs and four tracks from the bands debut EP. (more...)

Harry Hall Pens PRIDE AND PASSION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Inspired by his wife and their love for each other, Harry Hall wrote his debut novel 'Pride and Passion.' The book is unique for the romance genre in that it focuses primarily on the perspective of a man. (more...)

CCRI Players to Present Rhode Island Premiere of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Dramatist Sarah Treem once told an interviewer that for a good play, 'you put people in a room who have very good reasons to be furious at each other and you don't let them leave.' Treem's play When We Were Young and Unafraid receives its Rhode Island premiere when staged by the Community College of Rhode Island Players. (more...)

New Musical I'M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY! to Play Crown City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Crown City Theatre Company presents a new old-fashioned musical, I'M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY, adapted by Gary Lamb & William A. Reilly, and featuring music adapted by William A. Reilly with additional lyrics by Gary Lamb. (more...)

'Sound Society' Series and More Slated for OBERON This November/December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during November and December - including OBERON Presents, Visiting Artists, and Usual Suspects. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Shimmers at TUTS
by Brett Cullum - Nov 11, 2016

What the cast and director are doing here is offering a solid, slick, and oh so faithful rendition of ROCKY HORROR. Director Mitchell Greco relies on the strength of the fortysomething year-old material, and lets his vision grow gorgeous images and sumptuous arrangements. (more...)

Gorgeous Singing and Hilarious Hijinks Abound In Arizona Opera's Season Finale CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Arizona Opera is pleased to present its 2016/2017 season finale, Cinderella (La Cenerentola). Composed by well-known Italian opera icon Gioachino Rossini of Barber of Seville fame, this production is sure to dazzle both opera regulars and newcomers. Cinderella is sung in Italian with English supertitles. (more...)

Bethenny Frankel & More Return for New Season of REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK, 4/5
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Bravo Media's THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK turns the city upside down in season nine, premiering Wednesday, April 5 at 9pm ET/PT (more...)

Gilbert and Sullivan Announce Casting for PATIENCE at Kaye Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

After a sell-out engagement with their new production of The Mikado,  New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its new and exciting 2016-17 Season with the audience favorite Patience playing for a strictly limited engagement (April 29 & 30) at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues). (more...)

McKay, Samonsky, Reinders, and More Sing Out SONGS OF PROTEST at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Broadway and popular music stars come together for a special performance of protest songs and political satire, Songs of Protest, on Wednesday, March 29th at 9:30 PM at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the National Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. (more...)

MANN & WIFE Season Three Premieres All-New Episodes Back-to-Back on Bounce, 3/28
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

David Mann, Tamela Mann and company bring a new assortment of hysterical family situations and laughs in the third season of their hit Bounce comedy series MANN & WIFE. (more...)

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Present PATIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

After a sell-out engagement with their new production of The Mikado,  New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its new and exciting 2016-17 Season with the audience favorite Patience playing for a strictly limited engagement (April 29 & 30) at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues). (more...)

Stellar Cast Announced for Award-Winning PETE 'N' KEELY at Tristan Bates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The European Premiere of the off-Broadway musical hit Pete 'n' Keely comes to Tristan Bates Theatre - a string of hits, a cast of two, 'Forever Plaid' meets 'I Do, I Do'. Katie Kerr (Little Shop of Horrors, Menier Chocolate Factory; Fat Pig, Comedy Theatre; Sweeney Todd, English National Opera) and David Bardsley (Titanic, Charing Cross Theatre; Guys and Dolls, National Theatre; The Fix, Donmar Warehouse) lead this award-winning musical, featuring unforgettable renditions of the era's popular favourites. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre to Present REMEMBERING THE 40'S This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will present Remembering the 40's, a musical tribute to the men and women of the war generation, for three performances only April 22-23, 2017.  (more...)

New Musical THE INTERNATIONALS Set for 'Music at I-House' Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

A fictitious Patti Lu Pone is the central character in The Internationals, a new musical by musical theater writer and comedienne Emily Rose Simons, directed by Alexander Notkin, and with musical direction by Kengchakaj Kengkarnka, which will be performed by residents of International House (I-House) on Thursday, March 23 at 7:30 PM as part of its new music performance series, Music at I-House: Then and Now. (more...)

The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes to Headline Latitude 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Latitude Festival has announced the line up for their twelfth edition, which takes  place on Thursday 13th - Sunday 16th July 2017 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. (more...)

International House to Host Leontyne Price 90th Birthday Tribute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

In the early 1950s, when she was a student at the Juilliard School, beloved soprano Leontyne Price, who turns 90 on February 10, lived and worked at International House, the Riverside Drive residential community founded by the Rockefeller and Dodge families in1924 dedicated to preparing the next generation of globally-minded leaders. (more...)

Dunkin' Donuts' Sweet Pairing for Valentine's Day: Heart-Shaped Donuts and New Fudge Brownie & Vanilla Cupcake Flavored Coffees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

With the season for Sweethearts upon us, Dunkin' Donuts is welcoming Valentine's Day with a perfect pairing of sweet coffee flavors, along with the return of heart-shaped donuts, available in delicious new and returning varieties. For starters, Dunkin' Donuts guests can enjoy the marriage of their favorite coffee with the flavors of fresh bakery treats, with new Fudge Brownie Swirl and Vanilla Cupcake Swirl flavored coffee. Both are available in Dunkin' Donuts' hot or iced coffees, lattes and macchiatos. (more...)

Richard Gere, NORMAN Screening to Open 34th Annual Miami Film Festival; Lineup Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Acclaimed box office star, producer and humanitarian Richard Gere will open the 34th edition of Miami Dade College's Miami Film Festival on March 3, 2017, followed by an Opening Night Gala screening of his new film, Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, directed by 2-time Oscar-nominated Israeli filmmaker Joseph Cedar, with the KORBEL Opening Night Party to follow at Miami's Historic Alfred I. Dupont Building. (more...)

LOST GIRLS to Make Philadelphia Premiere with Theatre Exile
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Following five Barrymore wins, Theatre Exile continues their 20th anniversary season with Lost Girls by John Pollono. This hard-hitting drama is the story of three generations of women struggling to rise above their limited prospects, in a world indifferent to their struggles, to prevent history from repeating itself. (more...)

I'M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY Extends at Crown City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Crown City Theatre Company's 'I'm Just Wild About Harry!' has been extended through February 26th.  (more...)

Matt Tolentino & The Singapore Slingers Host Sweethearts Concert on Valentine's Day!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

On Tuesday evening, February 14 at 7:30 pm, Matt Tolentino & The Singapore Slingers host a delightful evening of all your favorite sweetheart classics from the 1920s and 1930s, guaranteed to get you in the mood! The only group of their kind in Texas, The Slingers are completely authentic to the era- the arrangements, attire, and even many of the instruments, are period accurate. (more...)

Kathleen Turner and More to Join Dr. Ruth for LOVE 2.0 at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Dr. Ruth Westheimer introduces an evening of fictional love stories, performed by actors including Peter Sagal (Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!), Kathleen Turner (Californication), and showbiz Sweethearts Dylan Baker (The Americans) and Becky Ann Baker (Girls). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 21, 2017
by - Jan 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Singular Sound Announces Album Collaboration with Acclaimed Drummer John 'JR' Robinson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Singular Sound, the music technology company and manufacturer of the world's first pedal-controlled drum machine, the BeatBuddy, today announced that it will collaborate with legendary drummer and Grammy Award winning musician John “JR” Robinson (more...)

BWW Review: ROSE AND WALSH at Theatre Suburbia
by Brett Cullum - Jan 18, 2017

ROSE AND WALSH now playing at Theatre Suburbia is Neil Simon's meditation on how love lives on after death, and it serves as a reminder of what a great author can do with a good concept. It's a touching, sweet, and well produced evening out at Northwest Houston's longest running all-volunteer playhouse. (more...)

QUEERLY BELOVED Readings Series and More Coming Up at Village Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Join the Village Playwrights on February 22, 2017 from 8 to 10 pm at the LGBT Community Center for QUEERLY BELOVED, staged readings of 10 minute plays to celebrate Valentine's Day.  (more...)

Dine and Imbibe with Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts This Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Love is in the air at Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts this Valentine's Day with an array of delicious dining options and romantic restaurants perfect for Sweethearts celebrating the special day. From fine dining to casual fare, love birds can enjoy menus for every palate this Valentine's Day including: (more...)

Martha and Snoop Are Dream Team in new T-Mobile Ad for the Super Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/3; CABARET in Pittsburgh, Transgender PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT in Chicago and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature CABARET in Pittsburgh, transgender PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT in Chicago and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Kicks Off Rehearsals This Week in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This week The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre plot their first step in musical mayhem and begin rehearsals for the drop dead funny musical comedy Murder for Two. (more...)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS is Joyous
by Tyler Hinton - Feb 21, 2017

SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley is a joyous, nostalgic romp that is at once familiar and new. (more...)

BWW Review: Life is a CABARET at Split Stage
by Greg Kerestan - Feb 2, 2017

Kander and Ebb's legendary musical has never been more timely. (more...)

Metropolitan Room Presents SONGS FOR JUSTICE to Benefit ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Presented by The Metropolitan Room and Suzanne Dressler, SONGS FOR JUSTICE will feature the talents of over a dozen performers, all gathering to show their support for The American Civil Liberties Union. (more...)

Village Playwrights to Present QUEERLY BELOVED at the LGBT Community Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Queerly Beloved, staged readings of jury-chosen 10 minute plays to celebrate Valentine's Day from and LGBTQ perspective presented at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W 13th St. NYC on Wednesday February 22, 2017 from 8 pm to 10 pm.  (more...)

Maui Wowi Offers a Sweet Deal for Your Sweetheart
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

Throw out the roses, truffles and reservations to a fancy dinner this year Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies (www.MauiWowi.com) has Valentine's Day gifts covered. For the fifth year in a row, the franchise specializing in Hawaiian coffees and fruit smoothies is offering its small smoothie for just $2.14 on February 14, 2017. Sweethearts can enjoy this deal at participating Maui Wowi retail locations across the country. (more...)

Empire State Building Announces Winners Of 2017 Valentine's Day Wedding Contest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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Billy Joel Says He Turned Down Offer to Compose Score for A BRONX TALE
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The creative team of A BRONX TALE had a different composer in mind when they first envisioned the musical. (more...)

Wizard World to Screen Original ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW in New Orleans This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) presents its first screening of the 1975 classic musical THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW during the Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, Saturday, January 7. (more...)

Sweet Can Productions Presents MITTENS AND MISTLETOE: A WINTER CIRCUS CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Savor the season with something a little sweet (but oh so good for you)! The Bay Area's homegrown Sweet Can Productions presents an intimate theatrical circus experience for the holidays with the seventh edition of MITTENS AND MISTLETOE: A WINTER CIRCUS CABARET. (more...)

SAKURA SWEETHEARTS Celebrates Love Through the Seasons at International House
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Residents of International House in upper Manhattan treasure its intimate neighboring Sakura Park, with its cherry trees, meandering paths and gazebo making it one of the most romantic spots in the neighborhood. Small wonder that over the decades such young residents as Paul and Daisy Soros met and fell in love while living at International House (I-House). Now Sakura Park is the inspiration for "Sakura Sweethearts," a celebration of love through the seasons of the year as well as the emotional cycle of the I-House Resident experience. With music, poems and stories of actual Sakura Sweethearts, it will be performed by residents of International House for one night only on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 PM as part of its new music performance series, Music at I-House: Then and Now. (more...)

The Foundry Group Presents SWEETHEARTS and THE HOOLIGAN at Lantern Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Two masterly and unfairly neglected short plays by W. S. Gilbert - 1874's Sweethearts, a cynical comic masterpiece with timeless observations on the sexes, and The Hooligan, a brutal, yet blackly comic, study of a condemned man's final minutes that was a sensation at its debut in 1911. (more...)

SAKURA SWEETHEARTS Celebrates Love Through the Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Residents of International House in upper Manhattan treasure its intimate neighboring Sakura Park, with its cherry trees, meandering paths and gazebo making it one of the most romantic spots in the neighborhood.  Small wonder that over the decades such young residents as Paul and Daisy Soros met and fell in love while living at International House (I-House). Now Sakura Park is the inspiration for "Sakura Sweethearts," a celebration of love through the seasons of the year as well as the emotional cycle of the I-House Resident experience.  With music, poems and stories of actual Sakura Sweethearts, it will be performed by residents of International House for one night only on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 PM as part of its new music performance series, Music at I-House: Then and Now. (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...)

Hallmark Channel Announces New, Original Movies for 'June Weddings' Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Hallmark Channel sets wedding bells ringing in new, original movies every Saturday night this June, honoring marriage's iconic month with its annual 'June Weddings' programming event. (more...)

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