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by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Dixon Place ((Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) is pleased to announce their new dance theatre commission Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses, by acclaimed transgender performance artist, choreographer and storyteller Arrie Davidson for six performances only beginning Friday, December 2nd at 7:30. This production marks the first full-length work by her socially progressive company KineticArchitecture Dance Theatre.  Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses, will be performed on December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th 16th and 17th at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). Tickets are $19 in advance, $22 at the door, and $15 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased by visiting or by calling 866-811-411. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Houston (more...)

SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Heads to Nashville November 4 & 5
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 28, 2016

t's that universal truth - or perhaps just an urban legend - that connects people who share their lives on a deeper level and which very well may have been the genesis for Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man, the off-Broadway hit that's now touring the United States, wending its way to Nashville for a three-show stand at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, November 4 and 5. (more...)

Patrick Marber's Critically Acclaimed Production Of Tom Stoppard's Travesties Transfers To The West End Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Patrick Marber's critically acclaimed production of Tom Stoppard's Travesties transfers to the West End in 2017 for a limited run at the Apollo Theatre - with over 100 tickets at each performance at just £20. (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Return to The Duplex with PATTI ISSUES / BAD WITH MONEY Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Ben Rimalower brings back his acclaimed long-running solo plays, PATTI ISSUES (about his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father) and BAD WITH MONEY (about how an addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life) at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue) on Saturday, November 19th and Monday, December 19th.  (more...)

An Arturo Vega Project Presents QUEER BUTOH Transcending the Identity of Sex
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Howl! Happening in association with The New York Butoh Institute and The Vangeline Theater is pleased to present an evening of Butoh performances and community discussion with five LGBT/Queer Butoh artists. The two evenings feature performances followed by a panel discussion. The artists will talk about how Butoh has been instrumental in articulating or facing the unique challenges they face as LGBT artists. (more...)

Edward James Hyland, Liv Rooth, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present Other People's Money, by Jerry Sterner, directed by Marc Bruni from November 23 through December 18 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck Theatre. (more...)

Annette Warren to Return to New York at the Age of 94 in I AIN'T DONE YET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Annette Warren, the 'secret' singing voice of Ava Gardner and Lucille Ball in such films as the MGM classic 'Show Boat,' and a nightclub, TV and recording star whose career spans the past 70 years, will make a long-awaited return to New York at the age of 94, with a special performance of her new one-woman show, 'I Ain't Done Yet' at Feinstein's/54 Below on Thursday, March 30 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Controversial Film Puts Unique Spin on Bullying; LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED Set for Denver Premiere 11/1
by Movies News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Set in a world where the norm is to be homosexual and heterosexuality is Taboo, a forbidden love affair takes a dramatic turn in the new controversial film scheduled to debut in Denver on November, 1st.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Houston (more...)

Cock and Bull Theatre Gets 'Lecherous' with World Premiere This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Cock & Bull will present the World Premiere of Lecherous Honey, a new contemporary adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts, written by LA Playwright Megan Breen, to be performed at the Berger Park North Mansion (The Gunder House), 6205 N. Sheridan Rd, in Chicago. (more...)

Cock and Bull Theatre Gets 'Lecherous' with World Premiere This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Cock & Bull will present the World Premiere of Lecherous Honey, a new contemporary adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts, written by LA Playwright Megan Breen, to be performed at the Berger Park North Mansion (The Gunder House), 6205 N. Sheridan Rd, in Chicago. (more...)

BWW TV: Alistair Brammer Will Return for MISS SAIGON on Broadway; Plus Behind-the-Scenes Interview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2016

Just announced, Alistair Brammer will reprise his acclaimed West End performance as the young American GI 'Chris' in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Boublil and Schönberg's legendary musical Miss Saigon, which begins performances Wednesday, March 1 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)

Mildred's Umbrella to Present Regional Premiere of DRY LAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company continues its 2016-2017 season with the regional premiere of DRY LAND by recent Yale graduate and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Ruby Rae Spiegel.  (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes 'Booked It!' Podcast's Nate Patten & Cam Collins
by Broadwaysted - Oct 19, 2016

This week, Broadwaysted is diving face-first into Broadway Orchestra Pits with our guests Nate Patten and Cam Collins from 'Booked It: A Broadway Musician's Guide to Theatre, Facebook, and being #Grateful!' (more...)

Are You Paid Fairly? Glassdoor Launches 'Know Your Worth' Beta to Help U.S. Workers Find Out Their Current Market Values
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016


Jonny Awsum to Perform at Gilded Balloon Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Armed with an impressive arsenal of jokes and his trusty guitar, the comedy whirlwind Jonny Awsum will bring his special feel-good brand of musical comedy to Gilded Balloon Comedy at Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline, on Thursday 03 November; Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate, Glasgow, on Friday 04 November and Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio at The Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, on Saturday 05 November 2016.    (more...)

Euan Morton Leads HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Tour, Stopping in Seattle This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton will take over the role of Hedwig, and Hannah Corneau will play Yitzhak in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, starting November 29th at the Civic Theatre in San Diego. (more...)

Cheryl Ann Allen Will Star in Pair of Shows in the Upcoming Months in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will star in two shows this November and December. On November 12 at 3PM she will bring back her beloved one woman tribute Sophie Tucker In Person at the Ziegfeld Society at Lang Hall at Hunter College, 69th and Lexington. Tickets are $23 and available by visiting Ms. Allen will also return to the stage with her new show she recently debuted called, I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will be performed at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) on Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, December 14 at 6:30pm. Tickets are $18 (plus a two-drink minimum). For information and reservations visit She will be accompanied by talented Joel Martin on piano for both shows. (more...)

Artists from 11 Countries Set for PuSh Festival's 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking place January 16 to February 5, 2017 at various Vancouver venues. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Alex Boniello for Games & Drinks
by Broadwaysted - Nov 8, 2016

This week on Broadwaysted we welcome the talented performer and avid gamer Alex Boniello!  We pour out Jack and Gingers and discuss how Alex auditioned for Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING in a catering uniform and the disaster scenario that played out the night he arrived in L.A. to join the production.  (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Presents MARILYN MITTER: PRETTY/DIRTY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

For more than four decades, Marilyn Minter's sensual paintings, photographs, and videos have vividly questioned the complex, often contradictory perceptions of beauty and the feminine body in mainstream culture. Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty is the artist's first retrospective, highlighting her technical virtuosity and examination of some of our deepest cultural impulses, compulsions, and fantasies. (more...)

Dance Now's Fall 2016 DANCE-MOPOLITAN Series Presents Chelsea & Magda, Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Commissioned and produced by DANCE NOW, National Intimacy Month is a collaboration between performance duo Chelsea and Magda, choreographer/dancers Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman of B.S. Movement, and choreographer Raja Feather Kelly and his troupe, the feath3r theory. Combining choreography, improvisation, text, live podcasting, and sketch comedy, the work explores the role of intimacy in the creative process and in performance. The cute and the aggressive, the familiar and unknown, the popular and the underrated-all come into play in dynamic, surprising, and humorous ways, complete with commercial breaks and apple pie. (more...)

Premier Christy Clark Featured Speaker at Inaugural Vancouver Women's Conference
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016


INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH Extends Through 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Central Works 2016 Season closing production of Karen Zacarias' a new play Into the Beautiful North, has extended and must close November 20 (originally scheduled to close Nov. 13). Central Works' first partnership with the National New Play Network was met with a tremendous response from the press and audiences alike. Described at its premiere as possessing the "alchemy of inspired satire, turned into a laugh-filled theatrical experience" and "never allowing the humor to blind us to the plight of its characters...".  Into the Beautiful North is based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize finalist Luis Alberto Urrea and inspired by the classic Hollywood western The Magnificent Seven. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Euan Morton & Hannah Corneau in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton will take over the role of Hedwig, and Hannah Corneau will play Yitzhak in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, starting tonight, November 29th at the Civic Theatre in San Diego.  (more...)

PuSh Festival presents 2017 Global Lineup of Groundbreaking, Multi-Disciplinary Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking place January 16 to February 5, 2017 at various Vancouver venues. Acclaimed artists representing 11 countries will descend on the city for the signature, three-week mid-winter event. From staggering spectacles to intimately immersive encounters, the 2017 PuSh Festival lineup showcases innovative, transformative art across a vast expanse of performance disciplines. (more...)

Will Swenson and Beth Leavel to Lead Reading of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUISCAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Following its recent critically acclaimed premier at the North Carolina Stage Company this past May, BNW DEVELOPMENTAL, LLC will present a private developmental reading of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUSICAL in Midtown Manhattan early December 2016.    (more...)

YAGI Film Inc. Announces Screenings of Documentary BEHIND THE COVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

YAGI Film Inc. announces the U.S. premiere of Behind THE COVE, a documentary film rebuttal to the Oscar-winning film The Cove with week-long screenings in New York and Los Angeles, in late November (11/25/16 – 12/1/16) and early December (12/2/16 – 12/8/16), respectively. (more...)

FX to Premiere Season 2 of Zach Galifianakis Comedy BASKETS, 1/19
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

The acclaimed FX comedy BASKETS starring Zach Galifianakis will return for its second season on Thursday, January 19 at 10 PM ET/PT (more...)

Guest Blog: Cyril Husbands On The Rise of Black Theatre
by Guest Blog: Cyril Husbands - Nov 17, 2016

It didn't quite make Word of the Year, but the expression 'throwing shade' has found its way into the latest edition of the Collins Dictionary. The significance of this development is somewhat shaded (see what I did there?) by the general bemusement that it took Collins so long to 'discover' the phrase, and that anyone pays attention to dictionaries anymore, except in their online guises as useful tools for students and other plagiarists. (more...)

Chromolume Theatre at The Attic Announces 2017 Season of Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The Chromolume Theatre at The Attic in Los Angeles has announced a season of musicals for 2017, kicking off on January 13 with the off-Broadway hit Zanna, Don't! by Tim Acito, followed in May by Michael John LaChiusa's Hello Again, and concluding with the rarely produced Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman classic Pacific Overtures, opening in September. (more...)

FX to Premiere New Drama Series TABOO, Starring Tom Hardy, 1/10
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

FX has set the premiere date for Taboo, the new drama series starring Tom Hardy and created by Steven Knight with Hardy and his father Chips Hardy, on Tuesday, January 10 at 10 PM et/pt. (more...)

Danielle Hope, Dianne Pilkington, Kieran Brown and More Set for GIGGIN4GOOD: CHRISTMAS GOES…POP! Charity Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

On Sunday 11th December, Giggin4Good returns with 'Christmas goes...POP!', an evening of festive songs and Christmas number ones, all performed by an array of West End talent - headlined by Danielle Hope, Dianne Pilkington and Kieran Brown. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Murray & Peter proudly present the national tour, Sex Tips for Straight Woman from a Gay Man premiering in Detroit at the City Theatre from Tuesday, March 7 - Sunday, March 12. Written by Matt Murphy and based on the best-selling book of the same title, this hilarious romantic comedy takes the audience on a wild ride where no topic is Taboo.  (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH to Rock Seattle This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch is coming to Seattle's Paramount Theatre from December 13 - 18, featuring Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton in the role of Hedwig, and Hannah Corneau as Yitzhak. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for JEST END 2106 at Waterloo East Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The hit comedy musical show exploring and 'exposing' the hits, flops and gossip of Theatreland, returns to Waterloo East Theatre after its sell-out season in 2015. (more...)

SHAHS OF SUNSET Star G.G. Gharachedaghi to Join 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The producers have announced Golnesa "G.G." Gharachedaghi, star of "Shahs of Sunset," will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited two-week engagement this December.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 13, 2016
by - Nov 13, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

5th Annual Gotham Storytelling Festival Sets Lineup at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

This November, FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade presents the Fifth Annual Gotham Storytelling Festival featuring a wide variety of downtown storytellers and solo performers. (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs Present WE GO ROUND AND ROUND
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs continue their season with We Go Round and Round, a reinterpretation of Arthur Schnitzler's play La Ronde, the story of a provocative clash between social expectations and Taboo passions. We Go Round and Round, under the direction of guest director Kimberly Senior, runs December 1-10, 2016. All performances take place at the Pell Chafee Performance Center, 87 Empire Street, Downtown Providence.  (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Buell Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Dec 8, 2016

There's nothing like a rock musical led by a genderqueer German named Hedwig. Absolutely nothing. (more...)

Wayne James Releases New Etiquette Book, MANLY MANNERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Former U.S. Virgin Islands senator and Senate Liaison to the White House Wayne James has just released his highly anticipated etiquette book for men, Manly Manners: Lifestyle & Modern Etiquette for the Young Man of the 21 st Century. Published by the iUniverse division of Penguin-Random House, the provocative, edgy, 840-page bookthe first of a three-volume treatise totaling 2,100 pageshas been in the making for six years. Since January of 2011, the author has lived on three continents and one archipelagoSouth America, North America, Europe, and the Caribbeanresearching for and writing the treatise, which is already being called 'The most comprehensive work on male comportment,' 'Refreshingly inclusive and matter-of-factly cosmopolitan,' and 'A tour de force.' (more...)

Dr. Larry Falls Launches New Marketing Campaign for WHEN SEX WAS RELIGION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Clinical sexologist Dr. Larry Falls is launching a new marketing push for his exploration into how phallic worship led to the development of modern religious beliefs, which culminated in his book, 'When Sex Was Religion' (published by iUniverse). He also explains original sin and the oppression of women. (more...)

Raul Esparza, Constantine Maroulis & More Join ASTEP's Christmas Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Raul Esparza, Constantine Maroulis and Sean Zuni Green to join the lineup at Artists Striving to End Poverty's Eighth Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 12 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City. Additional exclusive experiences from Cats the Musical on Broadway and Wicked have been added to the special auction through Charitybuzz, featuring opportunities from Hamilton, 'Kristin Chenoweth's National Tour', and set visits to shows such as Law & Order: SVU with star Raul Esparza. (more...)

Teri Stanton Announces TWO MINUS ONE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

'Two Minus One; Our Abortion Story': a gripping and emotional journey through a young woman's abortion and the emotional turmoil that soon followed. 'Two Minus One; Our Abortion Story' is the creation of published author, Teri Stanton, a Florida based paralegal and a proud woman of God. (more...)

'Sons of Anarchy's Sutter Returns in New FX Drama Series Pilot MAYANS MC
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

For seven seasons, Kurt Sutter's award-winning Sons of Anarchy was the highest-rated ongoing drama series in FX history. Now, Sutter returns to that world with MAYANS MC, a drama series pilot for FX and the next chapter in the SOA saga, which he co-wrote with producing partner Elgin James. (more...)

Diana Hess and Paula McAvoy win Grawemeyer Award in Education
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Immigration. Gun control. Abortion. Gay rights. Religion. Are these and other polarizing topics too controversial to be discussed in today's high school classrooms? (more...)

Photo Flash: SHAHS OF SUNSET's G.G. Gharachedaghi Extends Run in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Due to popular demand, Golnesa 'G.G.' Gharachedaghi, star of 'Shahs of Sunset,' will extend her limited engagement in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man as 'Robyn' by one week. Previously set to depart the show on Saturday, December 10, G.G. will now play her final performance on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at The 777 Theatre (777 Eighth Avenue, between 47th and 48th Streets). BroadwayWorld has a first look at G.G. onstage below! (more...)

LOVE SICK to Make Its World Premiere this January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Berkeley's Jewish Circle Theatre, in association with John Gertz Productions, announces the world-premiere of Love Sick, a passionate new musical play inspired by the ancient Hebrew text, "The Song of Songs." The production hits Bay Area stages this winter at The Osher Studio in Berkeley, California beginning January 12, 2017 and SecondStage at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts beginning February 23, 2017.  Helmed by internationally-acclaimed director Christopher Renshaw (Broadway: The King and I[Best Revival Tony Award, 1996], Taboo; West End We Will Rock You, Zorro: The Musical), the production features the Bay Area's Ofra Daniel in this original story of one woman's journey through a relentless and fervent love affair-and her gradual descent into madness.  (more...)

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