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Amanda, Laura, Tom & Jim- Meet the Cast of Broadway's Newest THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The revival of The Glass Menagerie opens tonight, March 9, at the Belasco Theatre, with a cast of some Broadway vets as well as a fresh face. Get to know the company before they take their opening night bows. (more...)

SportsEngine Announces Acquisition of Background Screening Service Providers
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

SportsEngine, a division of NBC Sports Group, today announced the acquisition of background screening service providers, National Center for Safety Initiatives, LLC. (NCSI) and Southeastern Security Consultants, Inc. (SSCI). (more...)

Russian National Ballet Theatre presents SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Russian National Ballet Theatre presents Tchaikovsky's Ballet Swan Lake at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $29 - $59. (more...)

Bill Irwin Returns to The New School to Host Screening of Chaplin Film with Live Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The New School's College of Performing Arts welcomes the public to the fifth edition of (Un)Silent Film Night, a performance series in which The College of Performing Arts Theater Orchestra performs live music to classic silent films. Previous events in the series have drawn capacity crowds to the 400-seat Tishman Auditorium at The New School. (more...)

TWIST OF FAITH Resumes at Black Box Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of  the original comedy/drama Twist Of Faith in the heart of Teaneck, NJ - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. (more...)

Black Box Studios Presents THE WHIPPING MAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

???????The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premier destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of  Matthew Lopez's The Whipping Man in the heart of Teaneck, NJ - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces Casting and Creative Team for DISCORD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative team details for the Regional Premiere of Scott Carter's The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, directed by Emily Scott Banks. Discord will run April 14-May 7, 2017, in the Canterbury Family Main Stage at the Addison Theatre Centre. The cast features Ian Ferguson as Thomas Jefferson, John-Michael Marrs as Charles Dickens, and Jeremy Schwartz as Count Leo Tolstoy. (more...)

The Watermill Theatre Announces Cast of TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Artistic and Executive Director, Paul Hart today announces the company for his new production of Twelfth Night continuing The Watermill Theatre's bold, ensemble driven approach to Shakespeare. Twelfth Night runs from 6 April to 6 May and in repertoire with Hart's 2016 production of Romeo + Juliet from 18 to 22 July. Both productions will tour nationally from Tuesday 16 May to Thursday 3 August (more...)

Monmouth Community Players to Present Rodger & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Monmouth Community Players are excited to present Rodger and Hammerstein's premiere musical collaboration "Oklahoma!" This production is directed by Josie French of Lewiston, musically directed by John Neal of Greene, and choreographed by Melissa Guimond of Auburn. Cindy Dunham of Winthrop is the musicals producer. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Brings Rodgers and Hammerstein's CAROUSEL To the Carpenter Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

 Musical Theatre West presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical masterpiece Carousel March 24 - April 9 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach.  Voted 'the greatest musical of the twentieth century' by TIME magazine, Carousel explores the timeless message of message of love, hope, forgiveness, and redemption.   (more...)

Denver Center for Performing Arts Raises a Record $1 Million to Benefit Theatre Education
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) netted a record $1 million at its annual fundraiser, Saturday Night Alive, on March 4. The 37-year-old fundraiser is a benefit for the DCPA's extensive theatre education programs, which serve more than 105,000 students each year. (more...)

10th Annual World Science Festival Returns this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The World Science Festival is pleased to announce that its tenth annual flagship Festival will fill performing arts centers, museums, lecture halls, laboratories, parks, waterways and other locations across New York City's five boroughs, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Lauren Testerman and Tim Realbuto to Present Benefit Concert BREATHE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Performer Lauren Testerman (Love Quirks; Off-Broadway's The Black Book) and performer/composer Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight the musical; Off-Broadway's YES) will co-direct and star in a benefit concert entitled BREATHE: AN EVENING OF LIFE, LOVE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN on April 4th at 9:00 PM at the Triad Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Arena Players Theater Presents THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Arena Players Repertory Theater's 2017 spring season continues as we proudly present Edward Albee's 'The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?', which opens Friday, April 14th at 8:00 p.m. in the Carriage House Theater at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 21st, 2017 - SOUND OF MUSIC Gets a New 'Georg' and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Marisa Tomei and more take part in THE PEOPLE SPEAK at BAM, and THE SOUND OF MUSIC welcomes Nicholas Rodriguez as 'Georg von Trapp' on tour! (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - Theater Club Corner: Meet the Short Play Festival Directors
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Mar 21, 2017

Coming up March 24th and 25th, we have the theater club's first short play festival. Completely student run, this festival will showcase published plays as well as two original student works. These plays are performed, designed, and directed by the students. As one of the student directors, I can't begin to tell you about how proud I am to be a part of this festival. This is my first time directing outside of classes and I am absolutely thrilled to be directing Smitten written by Mark Harvey Levine. The entire experience has shaped me as a director, actor, designer, and even an audience member. It has definitely impacted how I will look at future productions and has given me even more respect for the various positions involved in making a production happen. Let's meet some of my other fellow directors shall we? (more...)

Andrew Rayel Announces 'Moments' (Armada) Album & World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Unstoppable. Ferocious. Magical. The live DJ-performances of Andrew Rayel are an art form and all the world's a stage. Rayel's ever-expanding legions of admirers have been clamoring for his next full-length studio album since 2014's Find Your Harmony. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks Celebrates 17th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

'Oh, it's very pretty, isn't it! We're going to have fun,' Truman Capote said as he walked into his Black & White Ball on November 28, 1966, according to The New York Times. He might have said the same thing on March 11, had he walked into the Kravis Center's Cohen Pavilion for Palm Beach Dramaworks  (more...)

Stirring Marches, Band Classics and Popular Tunes. Strike Up The McCallum Theatre Band!
by David Green - Mar 20, 2017

The McCallum Theatre Concert Band returns for its 5th annual performance on Sunday, March 26, at 3:00pm. This year's program with Gershwin's classic 'An American in Paris' will be conducted by McCallum Theatre President and CEO Mitch Gershenfeld. It's an afternoon performance for the entire family with 40 of Hollywood's finest musicians playing stirring marches, band classics and popular tunes. This year's guest conductor Sylvia Gregoire will conduct the 'Stars and Stripes Forever March' by John Philip Sousa. And, of course, there is free ice cream for everyone after the show. (more...)

BWW Interview: Archie Madekwe On THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by Marianka Swain - Mar 20, 2017

Archie Madekwe's screen credits include Fresh Meat and films Legacy and Second Coming. He's now making his professional stage debut in The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia, Edward Albee's darkly comic masterpiece about a successful family man who embarks on a shocking love affair. Ian Rickson's revival also features Damian Lewis, Sophie Okonedo and Jason Hughes, and begins previews at Theatre Royal Haymarket on 24 March. (more...)

Low Cut Connie Announces DIRTY PICTURES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Dubbed by NPR's Sound Opinions as “the essence of what rock and roll should be,' Low Cut Connie's music undresses America. On Dirty Pictures (part 1), the Philadelphia band moves beyond its characteristic drunken bar boogie and dives into deeper, darker, grittier American life. Its fourth LP will be available worldwide on May 19 (Contender Records). (more...)

Patrick Burns and Julia Goretsky to Bring HOME AGAIN to the Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Patrick Burns & Julia Goretsky reunite on the Duplex stage, taking you on a journey around the world through the music that moves us and the songs that bring us together. (more...)

Sylvia Roome Releases 'I'll Be Good, Daddy'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

'I'll Be Good, Daddy': a devastating autobiographical memoir of horrific abuse and the courage required to overcome the tragedy of an irreparably damaged childhood. 'I'll Be Good, Daddy' is the creation of published author Sylvia Roome, a survivor, mother and grandmother who owns and lives at a marina in Texas. (more...)

Wexford Festival Opera Announces Details of 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Today, Wexford Festival Opera announced the programme and principal casting details for the forthcoming 2017 festival. Now in its 66th year, this internationally renowned festival will run over an extended 18-day period, from Thursday, 19 October to Sunday, 5 November. (more...)

Liberty Science Center's Genius Gala 6.0 on Friday, May 5, Celebrates 'Techno-Optimists,' Brilliant Technologist Entrepreneurs Inventing Better Future
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal with Damian Lewis, Sophie Okonedo and More for THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, a darkly comic play about a family in crisis, will run for a strictly limited 12-week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 24 March to 24 June 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Imelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Following the enormously successful opening of James Macdonald's new production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway, producers today announced the forthcoming live broadcast of the play to cinemas throughout the UK and beyond as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

Stage & Screen Stars Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan and Jeffrey Schecter Join MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The production will be conducted by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature previously announced stars Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham, Christopher Fitzgerald - with Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan, and Jeffrey Schecter just joining the lineup - alongside 130 singers of MasterVoices, with Orchestra of St. Luke's. (more...)

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED Opens Next Week at Happy Medium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

A new venture awaits lauded fringe actor, Audrey Lynn Sylvia, former co-founder of Happy Medium Theatre. Take Your Pick Productions, a new and daring company, picks up after Happy Medium Theatre. HMT amicably and secretively closed its doors after a successful run of Ronan Noone's Brendan.   (more...)

Michelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After paying tribute to artistic inspirations during Fall 2016's DEMO, Damian Woetzel continues to unite artists from across fields around a common theme in performance on April 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series brings together acclaimed artists for a special one-night performance to celebrate the combination of song and dance. (more...)

Ravina Announces 2017 Summer Season
by Kevin Pollack - Mar 15, 2017

James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Gustavo Dudamel, Susanna Malkki, Kent Nagano, a "virtual" Esa-Pekka Salonen, and three conductors making Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts take the podium.  (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Opera San Jose Presents Puccini's LA BOHEME, 4/15-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

La boheme is a passionate story of love among young artists in Paris. Mimi spends her days embroidering and her winter evenings longing for springtime. Literally in search of light, a match for her only (more...)

Photo Flash: Miranda Hart, Clare Balding & More at STEPPING OUT West End Opening
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Last night, STEPPING OUT opened at the Vaudeville Theatre (read our review here). The production stars Amanda Holden, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Nicola Stephenson, Judith Barker, Jessica-Alice McCluskey, Sandra Marvin and Dominic Rowan, directed by Maria Friedman. For the first part of the West End run, Anna-Jane Casey steps in for the injured Tamzin Outhwaite. (more...)

Kentucky Shakespeare Sets Dates for 2017 JULIUS CAESAR in the Parks Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Kentucky Shakespeare has announced the fourth annual SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS tour.  Their 6-actor, 85-minute production of JULIUS CAESAR will tour to 23 area locations this spring, bringing free Shakespeare to local neighborhoods March 25-May 19, 2017.  (more...)

Pat Patterson Steps into the Present for New Time Traveling ABC Drama TIME AFTER TIME
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Actress Pat Patterson steps into the present day for an episode of ABC's new time traveling drama, TIME AFTER TIME, airing on March 26, 2017. (more...)

Jazz Women of NY Celebrate Women In Jazz Month at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Jazz Women of New York is a new all-woman band conceived by vocalist Lee Torchia.  The core group is pianist Jill McManus, bassist Melissa Slocum, drummer Sylvia Cuenca, flutist Andrea Brachfeld, and saxophonist Carol Sudhalter, with occasional subs from the female side of NY jazz. (more...)

BWW Review: STEPPING OUT, Vaudeville Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Mar 14, 2017

Never mind stepping out - the real wonder of this production is Anna-Jane Casey stepping in for the injured Tamzin Outhwaite at short notice. It's a plot twist worthy of the backstage shenanigans in Richard Harris's genial 1984 play about the members of a weekly tap class, and Casey's superb turn - and smooth integration into the ensemble - equally in keeping with its triumphant community spirit. (more...)

'Reimagining Healthcare: Through a Gender Lens' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

NEW YORK, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The vast majority of women make healthcare decisions for themselves and others. Yet, 63 percent of women in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Japan, and Brazil lack confidence in their healthcare decisions and many do not trust the healthcare industry. These Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) findings underpin the premise of new CTI book, Reimagining Healthcare: Through a Gender Lens. In this book, Carolyn Buck Luce, executive in residence at CTI, explores how healthcare companies can harness the insights of female employees to make their companies 'gender smart' and build trust with female health consumers. (more...)

SHINEBONE ALLEY Featured in Ricky Ritzel's Broadway, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Kristine Zbornick and Jay Rogers will perform songs from the 1957 Broadway Flop musical, SHINBONE ALLEY at the March edition of Ricky Ritzel's Broadway Thursday, March 16 7pm at Don't Tell Mama. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Andy Kelso and Mara Davi to Headline 'UNITED IN LOVE' Concert in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Tony Award-winning actor Annaleigh Ashford will reunite with her Kinky Boots co-star (and fellow Colorado native) Andy Kelso for United in Love, a special concert event presented by Ebner-Page Productions and benefiting the Denver Actors Fund on Sunday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree, 80124. (more...)

BWW Review: ACT's TRIBES – Touching and Engaging But a Bit Cliché and Forced
by Jay Irwin - Mar 10, 2017

I want to start off, Dear Readers, by stating that I really did enjoy ACT's current production of "Tribes". There are some great performances and it's a funny, engaging play with rich dialog. But even with my level of enjoyment in the moments of the play I can't help but also see some glaring shortcomings in the piece itself specifically having to do with the characters and their arcs. But let's set the stage (so to speak) first. (more...)

Portland's 'Little Orchestra' Pink Martini Returns to Perform with the Utah Symphony at Abravanel Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

On March 21 at 7:30 PM, world-famous musical group Pink Martini joins the Utah Symphony for a blend of music that spans multiple languages and genres. Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

Emmy Nominated Soap Veteran Robert Newman Returns to PERFECT CRIME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Robert Newman, best known for his 28 year run as Joshua Lewis on the longest running program in broadcasting history, Guiding Light, will be returning to the cast of the longest running play in NYC History, Off-Broadway's PERFECT CRIME. Mr. Newman will return to the role of Inspector Asher -March 13 through April 9 - a role he took on in another limited engagement in July of 2014. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION on Broadway
by Walter McBride - Mar 1, 2017

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION (more...)

Mixed Media Artist Ruth Bauer Neustadter Celebrates Women's History Month With Performance, YES WE CAN!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

 In celebration of Women's History Month, mixed media artist Ruth Bauer Neustadter presents the program, Yes We Can!, featuring women artists in dance, music and theater, at the Ceres Gallery, located at 527 West 27th Street #201 in New York City, onWednesday, March 15 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.).  The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Photo Flash: Angelica Page's TURNING PAGE Opens Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Turning Page opened off-Broadway at Dixon Place on Monday, February 27th. Take a look at the cast enjoying opening night festivities! (more...)

Anna-Jane Casey Steps in for Injured Tamzin Outhwaite in West End's STEPPING OUT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The West End production of Stepping Out opens for preview performances tonight, Wednesday 1 March at the Vaudeville Theatre. The heart-warming comedy charts the lives of seven women and one man attempting to tap their troubles away at a weekly dancing class led by their ever patient teacher, Mavis. (more...)

FANCY Musical, Inspired by Reba McEntire, Gets NYC Lab
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Margot Astrachan and The Peccadillo Theater Company will present a developmental lab presentation of FANCY, a new musical, on Thursday, March 16 at 4PM and Friday March 17 at 11AM and 3PM at The Westside Theatre, downstairs (407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Cast Complete, Rehearsals Underway for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Rehearsals began this week for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. Directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), Six Degrees of Separation will begin previews Wednesday, April 5 prior to the official opening on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Barrymore Theatre. The production will play a 15-week run through Sunday, July 16. (more...)

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