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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Philadelphia (more...)

Review Roundup: 300: Rise of an Empire
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 7, 2014

The sequel to the 2006 action film '300' hits 3D, 2D, and Imax theaters today. The film stars Sullivan Stapelton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson and Jack O'Connell. (more...)

The Washington Ballet Announces Its 2014-2015 Performance Season, Which Includes SLEEPY HOLLOW, SWAN LAKE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

The Washington Ballet (TWB) and Artistic Director Septime Webre are pleased to announce the 2014.15 Performance Season, a bold season which includes the world premiere of Sleepy Hollow, MASTERWORKS, ALICE (in wonderland), Tour-de-Force: Serenade, The Nutcracker, and for the first time in The Washington Ballet's history, Swan Lake. (more...)

HBO Reveals Episode Details for GAME OF THRONES Season 4
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe-Winning HBO Series 'Game of Thrones' will return for Fourth Season April 6th. Below, the cable network reveals details on the first wave of episodes from the show's new season. (more...)

Playwright Chris Boal to Pen ZORRO Reboot
by Movies News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Deadline writes that playwright Chris Boal has signed on to script Sony Pictures' ZORRO reboot. (more...)

First Four Episode Titles for New Season of GAME OF THRONES Revealed!
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Today, the network has unveiled the titles for the new season's first four episodes, which often serve as a clue to what each episode will be about. (more...)

TIME AND THE CONWAYS, 'VANYA AND SONIA' and INTO THE WOODS Coming Up at The Old Globe, April-July 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The Old Globe has announced an exciting lineup of shows to kick off the spring and lead patrons into the summer. Featuring the classic Sondheim hit Into The Woods, recent Broadway success Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and much more, there will be something for everyone in the coming months at The Old Globe. Check out the full lineup below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Post5's HAMLET Has An Antic Disposition
by Patrick Brassell - Mar 30, 2014

Imagine a young, wisecracking '80s movie star - say Robert Downey Jr. or John Cusack - plugged into Shakespeare's tragedy. It makes for lots of laughs, but it also divests the play of its tragic aspect, which leaves the ending unearned. (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET Comes to UATG's Little Theatre, May 3-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

UATG to present Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, directed by Megan Dansie. Introducing Akkshey Caplash and Abby Hampton as 'Romeo' and 'Juliet'. The production will run at the Little Theatre, The Cloisters, University of Adelaide, Sat 3, Tues-Sat 6-10 & 13-17 May 2014 at 7.30pm. (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN Begins Previews Tonight at The John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The beloved classic musical Meredith Wilson's THE MUSIC MAN, will begin previews at the John W. Engeman Theater tonight, March 27 at 8:00 p.m. with the official opening on Saturday, March 29 at 8:00 p.m. and running through May 18, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DEATHTRAP Blends a Murder Mystery Thriller with Comedy
by Barry Lenny - Mar 23, 2014

There are twists and turns and red herrings galore, and plenty of laughs to keep the audience entertained. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Dayton (more...)

Richard Thomas & Kristen Connolly Set for The Old Globe's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Old Globe today announced two of the stars of Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Making their Globe debuts are Emmy Award-winner Richard Thomas ('The Americans,' 'The Waltons') as Iago and Kristen Connolly ('House of Cards,' The Cabin in the Woods) as Desdemona. Both artists continue collaborations with Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein that began in New York: Thomas starred in Edelstein's critically acclaimed production of Timon of Athens at The Public Theater in 2011, and Connolly in three Shakespeare plays that Edelstein helped produce at The Public. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Patrick Park to Release LOVE LIKE SWORDS LP, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Following his We Fall Out Of Touch EP this past fall, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Patrick Park today announces the release of his fourth full-length album, Love Like Swords, on April 22. Mixed & produced by Patrick Park and Dave Trumfio (Wilco, OK Go,Built To Spill) & with contributions from Jenny Lee Lindberg (Warpaint) among others, the LP finds Los Angeles-based Patrick taking an introspective yet innovative approach to his solo acoustic style. (more...)

TIME AND THE CONWAYS, 'VANYA AND SONIA' and INTO THE WOODS Coming Up at The Old Globe, April-July 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Old Globe has announced an exciting lineup of shows to kick off the spring and lead patrons into the summer. Featuring the classic Sondheim hit Into The Woods, recent Broadway success Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and much more, there will be something for everyone in the coming months at The Old Globe. Check out the full lineup below! (more...)

The Might Of The Amazons Is Unleashed Upon DC Universe Online In Upcoming DLC Pack, Amazon Fury Part I
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sony Online Entertainment today announced the next chapter in DC Universe Online (DCUO): Amazon Fury Part I. The game's 10 th downloadable content (DLC) pack will introduce a brand-new storyline featuring Wonder Woman, Circe, Hippolyta and the Amazons, as well as a new shared open area, Solo Iconic Visions, a 4-player Alert, two new Duos and Weapon Mastery abilities. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN to Begin Previews 3/27 at The John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The beloved classic musical Meredith Wilson's THE MUSIC MAN, will begin previews at the John W. Engeman Theater on Thursday, March 27 at 8:00 p.m. with the official opening on Saturday, March 29 at 8:00 p.m. and running through May 18, 2014. (more...)

R.E.Metzel Releases Fantasy Novel on Search for Identity
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

As a child, R.E.Metzel spent her time after school building forts, crafting weapons and fighting trees in the forest with her brothers. Their adventures provided guidelines for her writing, eventually transforming itself into the fantasy novel 'Cathedral: Into the light' (published by AuthorHouse), a story of faith and redemption in the midst of darkness. (more...)

Hudson Players Club to Present LYSISTRATA, 4/3-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

We know why wars start: politics, money, religion... but how do they end? Lysistrata, a classic Greek sex farce, offers a thoroughly modern and deliciously naughty answer: the women of the warring states withdraw their services until their men agree to stop the fighting. (more...)

Tracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival Jurors
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Short Film Awards will be announced at a ceremony on January 21 at Park City's Jupiter Bowl. Feature film awards will be announced at a separate ceremony on January 25 in Park City, hosted by husband-and-wife duo Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally and livestreamed at www.sundance.org/live. Offerman headlines the film Nick Offerman: American Ham in the Festival's Premieres section. Mullally voices a character in the English-language version of Ernest and Celestine, which will have its world premiere in the Festival's new Sundance Kids section. (more...)

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Announces Winter Gallery Crawl Lineup, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the line-up for its winter Gallery Crawl that takes place Friday, January 24, 2014, from 5:309 p.m. The crawl showcases a wide variety of thought provoking art exhibitions in downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District. Live bands, DJs, dance, comedy, and participatory activities are also part of the complimentary crawl events. (more...)

GRAVITY, 12 YEARS A SLAVE Lead 2014 BAFTA Nominations; Full List Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominations for the 2014 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) and Gravity leads with 11 nominations, while 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle each received 10 nominations. (more...)

Bona Film Group Projects Recognized at 15th China Huabiao Awards Ceremony
by Movies News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Bona Film Group Limited ('Bona' or the 'Company') (Nasdaq:BONA), a leading film distributor and vertically integrated film company in China, today announced that Bona film projects took home the following top awards at the 15th China Huabiao Awards Ceremony in Beijing on December 26th... (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Hosts Winter Gallery Crawl Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the line-up for its winter Gallery Crawl that takes place tonight, January 24, 2014, from 5:30-9 p.m. The crawl showcases a wide variety of thought provoking art exhibitions in downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District. Live bands, DJs, dance, comedy, and participatory activities are also part of the complimentary crawl events. (more...)

BWW Blog: OSTs Steven Lane Gives an Actor's Insight into Preparing for NICHOLAS NICKLEBY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Follow the preparation for Orlando Shakespeare Theater's epic production of THE LIFE & ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKELBY in this guest blog series. (more...)

Sony Pictures Television Dives into Original IP Market for Mobile Gaming With 'Suits and Swords'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has launched 'Suits and Swords,' its first free-to-play original IP mobile and tablet game. 'Suits and Swords' mixes the strategy of playing blackjack with the excitement of a role-playing game (RPG), creating a new type of adventure that will have gamers of all ages hooked from the first battle. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES Exhibition Returns with All-New Installations
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Following the great success of HBO's first of its kind Game of Thrones international exhibition that traveled to five cities in 2013, HBO is extending its global reach (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

Tracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival Jurors
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The Sundance Institute welcomes the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, today, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

PCPA to Present HAMLET, 2/13-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Come and experience the greatest English language play ever written - Shakespeare's sublime story of treachery and revenge, The Tragedy of Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark. Hamlet teeters on the edge of madness when he learns his uncle has killed his father and married his mother. Hamlet plays in the Marian Theatre February 13 - March 2, 2014. (more...)

'The Second Portcullis' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

In medieval times, to encounter Knights was a breathtaking experienceclad in armor, with colorful accoutrements, astride powerful warhorses, and wielding terrifying weaponsthey might prove friend or foe. The only certainty was that, having trained since childhood, they were incredibly good at their work. Sworn to live by the Code of Chivalry, their struggle to uphold high ideals could result in great loss, hardship, and even death. A knight soon learned that his most difficult battles were not on the killing ground but in his daily choice of conduct. In The Second Portcullis, author K. L. Butters has created a true knight in the character of Sir Malcolm Drummond who in honor sacrifices his freedom for his lord. (more...)

The Richmond Symphony Presents DON QUIXOTE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Richmond, Virginia -- Take a virtual journey of sound with Maestro Steven Smith and the Richmond Symphony tonight, January 11th 2014 at 8:00pm during Don Quixote at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage! (more...)

Rachel Strayer Releases Fantasy, 'Falling Night and Rising Day'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

'I have been writing small poetry pieces for years, but there was never a story I wanted to sustain. I woke up one morning and realized there was a story that I wanted to tell, and I could do nothing else until I had done so,' author Rachel Strayer says. In her quest to be heard and be understood, Strayer holds on to a deck of tarot cards to ease expressing deep and personal pains, eventually creating relatable fantasies through her book 'Falling Night and Rising Day.' (more...)

OCPA Presents THE BISHOP'S 18 WIVES at Theatre Out, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

OCPA Studios presents The Bishop's 18 Wives, a new play by John Byrd on SATURDAY, March 1 - 2:30pm at Theatre Out. $6 suggested donation, 714.902.5716 reservations. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Main Street Theater & Prague Shakespeare Company's MACBETH is Wickedly Thrilling
by David Clarke - Feb 28, 2014

Following last year's well-received and highly praised production of HENRY V, Main Street Theater and Prague Shakespeare Company have teamed up again to produce William Shakespeare's MACBETH. For this version of MACBETH, the play is condensed to an 80-minute one act and the plot moves with breakneck speeds through the familiar tale of witches, ambition, murder, and destruction. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep Presents AN ILLIAD, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater continues its 2013/14 60th Anniversary Season with a production of An Iliad, a modern adaptation of Homer's classic. Described as 'pure theater: shocking, glorious, primal, and deeply satisfying,' by Time Out New York, An Iliad features Wisconsin-based actor James DeVita and cellist Alicia Storin, a native of Mequon, Wisconsin. Written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, An Iliad will be directed by John Langs, who returns to The Rep after directing I Am My Own Wife during the 2010/11 Season. (more...)

R. Erin Craig/La Vie Productions to Present ACADEMY Reading, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

R. Erin Craig / La Vie Productions and Kevin Connor in association with Antoinette DiPietropolo and BoCo Student Government present a reading ACADEMY, conceived and developed by Andrew Kato, and written by John Mercurio, on Monday, February 24, 2014 at Boston Conservatory in Boston, MA. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/23/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Feb 1 - Part 2 - Join the Revolution! A Slew of Tweets from High School LES MIS, Plus Kara Lindsay's Last #SIP at NEWSIES!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our February 1st SIP round-up. Yesterday's photos include Kara Lindsay's last intermission pic with NEWSIES on Broadway, a slew of Tweets from a high school production of LES MISERABLES, plus MOTOWN, GHOST, THE ADDAMS FAMILY and more! (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE Tops BAFTA Awards; GRAVITY Takes Six Honors - All the Winners!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

The BAFTA Awards -- the EE British Academy Film Awards took place on 16 February at The Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden. Stephen Fry returned to host this year's ceremony, which was broadcast on BBC One in the UK and in all major territories around the world. Scroll down for the full list of winners! (more...)

Jannie McClelland Releases BIFF AND BUSTER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Pirates are often viewed as a violent lot, who wreak havoc on the sea. They are avoided by sailors because of their penchant for raiding ships and other sea-going vessels. Inspired by her grandchildren's interest in pirates, author Jannie McClelland uncovers an enthralling tale about two pirates, named Biff and Buster. Their misadventures are chronicled in 'Biff and Buster - A Tale of Two Pirates.' (more...)

Milwaukee Rep to Present AN ILLIAD, Begin. 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater continues its 2013/14 60th Anniversary Season with a production of An Iliad, a modern adaptation of Homer's classic. Described as 'pure theater: shocking, glorious, primal, and deeply satisfying,' by Time Out New York, An Iliad features Wisconsin-based actor James DeVita and cellist Alicia Storin, a native of Mequon, Wisconsin. Written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, An Iliad will be directed by John Langs, who returns to The Rep after directing I Am My Own Wife during the 2010/11 Season. (more...)

FALLING NIGHT AND RISING DAY by Rachel Strayer is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

'I have been writing small poetry pieces for years, but there was never a story I wanted to sustain. I woke up one morning and realized there was a story that I wanted to tell, and I could do nothing else until I had done so,' author Rachel Strayer says. In her quest to be heard and be understood, Strayer holds on to a deck of tarot cards to ease expressing deep and personal pains, eventually creating relatable fantasies through her book 'Falling Night and Rising Day.' (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS 2.0 Sweeps Australia, Now thru Jan 26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

The international smash-hit that tested the boundaries of magic returns with a brand new line-up. The Illusionists 2.0 will sweep Australia this summer, set the stage alight in Adelaide, materialise in Sydney and appear in a puff of smoke in Brisbane. (more...)

Golden Globe Nominee Blair Underwood Will Star in The Old Globe's OTHELLO this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

The Old Globe today announced that two-time Golden Globe Award nominee Blair Underwood-who most recently made his acclaimed Broadway debut in the iconic role of Stanley in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire and garnered rave reviews opposite Cicely Tyson in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful-will make his Globe debut in the title role of Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Underwood's films include Something New, Deep Impact, Gattaca, and Rules of Engagement, and his television credits include 'Ironside,' 'In Treatment,' 'The New Adventures of Old Christine,' and 'Sex and the City.' Joining him and also making their Globe debuts are the previously announced Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas ('The Americans,' 'The Waltons') as Iago and Kristen Connolly ('House of Cards,' The Cabin in the Woods) as Desdemona. (more...)

Hudson Players Club Presents LYSISTRATA, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

We know why wars start: politics, money, religion... but how do they end? Lysistrata, a classic Greek sex farce, offers a thoroughly modern and deliciously naughty answer: the women of the warring states withdraw their services until their men agree to stop the fighting. (more...)

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