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Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Cody, John Scherer and More in Starry SYLVIA at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from January 10 to February 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the starry cast in action below! (more...)

Euan Morton and Hannah Corneau to Headline Fisher Theatre's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

The 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival Hedwig & The Angry Inch will make its Detroit premier at the Fisher Theatre, February 21 - March 5, 2017. Tickets are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online atwww.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and at the Fisher Theatre Box Office. (more...)

Maxie Solters Partners with Adam & Eve to Release CLIMAX! The Series
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Content creator, producer, and actor Maxie Solters has partnered with Adam & Eve, the nation's largest marketer of adult products, to release CLIMAX! The Series. (more...)

2017 United Ink No Limits Tattoo Expo at Resorts World Casino NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

From Friday, March 31st through Sunday April 2nd at Resorts World Casino join international artists from the U.S., U.K., Italy, France, Portugal, Italy and more alongside thousands of music, art and tattoo lovers for the United Ink No Limits Tattoo Expo! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 29, 2017
by - Jan 29, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW TV: Euan Morton of HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH National Tour
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 27, 2017

Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from January 31st-February 5th is the national touring production of Hedwig & the Angry Inch. (more...)

Les Enfants Terribles Announce Shortlist for 6th Annual LET Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Today, Les Enfants Terribles in collaboration with Greenwich Theatre have announced the ten nominees for the sixth LET Award. The award is designed to help two new companies produce an original piece of work each at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017. (more...)

Theatre Pro Rata to Stage GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

On Saturday, March 11, Theatre Pro Rata will open Goodbye Cruel World by Robert Ross Parker at the new Crane Theater in Minneapolis. (more...)

LOVE SICK Announces Extension at Osher Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Due to popular demand, Berkeley's Jewish Circle Theatre, in association with John Gertz Productions, announced the extension of Love Sick, a passionate new musical based on the ancient Hebrew text, "The Song of Songs," at Berkeley's The Osher Studio. Tickets are now on sale through Sunday, February 12, 2017 at LoveSickMusical.com. (more...)

Railroad Earth Comes to Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

There's a great scene in The Last Waltz - the documentary about The Band's final concert - where director Martin Scorsese is discussing music with drummer/singer/mandolin player Levon Helm. Helm says, "If it mixes with rhythm, and if it dances, then you've got a great combination of all those different kinds of music: country, bluegrass, blues music, show music…" To which Scorsese, the inquisitive interviewer, asks, "What's it called, then?" "Rock & roll!" (more...)

Ben Rimalower Brings PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Back to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

After two successful nights in 2016, Ben Rimalower will return with 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). (more...)

University of Texas At Austin Dance Company Presents MOMENTUM, 2/15-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The University of Texas at Austin's award-winning dance company Dance Repertory Theatre returns to the stage in Momentum, February 15-26 at the B. Iden Payne Theatre. An exploration of the influence of African American culture upon contemporary dance in the twenty-first century, Momentum features works by nationally renowned artists, including Gesel Mason, Dr. Lorenzo 'Rennie' Harris, Abby Zbikowski, Adrienne Hurd, Netta Yerushalmy, Ananya Chatterjea and Dance Repertory Theatre Artistic Directors Charles O. Anderson, Jeremy Arnold and Lyn C. Wiltshire. (more...)

United, Strong Women Perform THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES in CWP Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

?Fifteen actresses, spanning the ages of Millennials to Seniors, are answering the question, 'if your vagina could talk, what would it say?' with its staged reading of Eve Ensler's THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES at Carrollwood Players on February 3-5, 2017. (more...)

Premiere of FX Drama TABOO Among Highest-Rated Drama Premieres of Past Year
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The premiere of Taboo, the new FX drama series starring Tom Hardy, is among the highest-rated new cable drama premieres of the past year and the most time-shifted FX series premiere ever among Adults 18-49. (more...)

BLOOD BROTHERS to Visit Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre on 30th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Bill Kenwright's production of international smash-hit musical Blood Brothers visits the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield, from Monday 23 January to Saturday 4 February, as part of its 30th Anniversary Tour, with Lyn Paul in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone. (more...)

Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks Set for New TBS Animated Series THE COPS
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Turner's TBS has greenlit ten episodes of the animated series THE COPS (working title), starring and co-created by Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jason Graae and Company Bring JERRY HERMAN LEGACY CONCERT to Segerstrom Center
by Michael L. Quintos - Jan 16, 2017

Broadway vet and musical comedy genius Jason Graae will be one of several incredible performers that will be presenting JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERT at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts from January 19 - 21, 2017. For three performances at the Center's Samueli Theater---the campus' intimate cabaret space---Graae and five other artists will be taking the stage to pay tribute to Jerry Herman's musical legacy, highlighted by musical numbers from his many classic shows that include MAME, MACK AND MABEL, HELLO, DOLLY!, and LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. (more...)

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts Presents HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present the first U.S. national tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Feb. 14-19. Tickets start at $37 and can be purchased online at www.ordway.org, by phone at651-224-4222 or in-person at the Ordway ticket office. (more...)

International Triumph Blood Brothers to Embark on 30th Anniversary UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

2017 marks 30 years since Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK. In celebration, the iconic musical will visit theatres across the country next year, opening on Tuesday 17 January at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking. (more...)

Laura Woyasz Returns to THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

???????The Marvelous Wonderettes is thrilled to welcome its original "Wonderstudy", Laura Woyasz, back to the production.  Woyasz will be taking on the role of Missy Miller full time replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory bound Kristy Cates.  Woyasz was last seen in the tour of Cheers Live on Stage as well as the Broadway company of Wicked as Glinda.  (more...)

Le Gateau Chocolat with In Company Collective Presents BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

An intimate and confessional portrait of Nigerian singer Le Gateau Chocolat's life: his hopes, his fears and his battle with depression, performed with the 13-piece Psappha ensemble. (more...)

Taboo-Busting Festival Takes Spotlight At The Lowry
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Premiering six productions on disability, religion, sexism, drugs, mental health and loneliness - SICK! Festival returns to The Lowry this March. (more...)

Annette Bening to Star in FX's KATRINA: AMERICAN CRIME STORY
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Golden Globe(R) Award winning actress Annette Bening has been cast in KATRINA: AMERICAN CRIME STORY, the second installment of the universally acclaimed, award-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. (more...)

Adam Davenport To Play Iconic Adult Film Star In Ronnie Larsen's SHOOTING PORN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Adam Davenport takes on the lead role in Ronnie Larsen's 'Shooting Porn,' opening this weekend at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale before a prospective multiple city tour.  (more...)

Comedy Dynamics to Release Ali Wong's First Album Baby Cobra on May 12, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

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Island City Stage Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Island City Stage, the Carbonell Award-winning theatre, is excited to announce it's season for 2017-2018.  (more...)

BWW Preview: Watch an In-Depth Interview With Euan Morton of HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Tour By BWW Raleigh Editor, Jeffrey Kare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

The 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival Hedwig & The Angry Inch will make its Detroit premier at the Fisher Theatre, February 21 - March 5, 2017.  Tickets are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and at the Fisher Theatre Box Office. (more...)

Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions Inks First-Look TV Deal with Sonar Entertainment
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Sonar Entertainment has entered into a first-look deal with Jordan Peele's production company Monkeypaw Productions. (more...)

FX to Premiere Third Installment of 'True Crime' Series FARGO 4/19
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

FARGO will return with its third, all-new 'true crime' tale on Wednesday, April 19 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX (more...)

BWW Interview: Shenandoah University's Four Leading Guys & Dolls
by Christopher Castanho - Feb 22, 2017

Winchester, Virginia's very own Shenandoah Conservatory's production of Guys and Dolls runs this weekend only, from Friday, February 24th through Sunday, February 27th in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre on the campus of Shenandoah University. The boisterous and witty musical is led by Carolyn Coulson (Director), with Rick Edinger (Music Direction), and Jacob Brent (Choreography). I was lucky enough to sit down with four of the show's leading guys and dolls: Taylor Bloom (Sky Masterson), Adia J Seckel (Sarah Brown), Stevie Bovo (Nathan Detroit), and Freya Falkenstein (Miss Adelaide) and hear about their personal experiences working on the Shenandoah production. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Hannah Murray to Lead an All-Female Cast in a Thrilling New Production of POSH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

OLD MONEY. NEW PROBLEMS. DIFFERENT GENDER. Hannah Murray (Skins, Game of Thrones, Untitled Detroit Project) is to lead the cast for the world premiere of an all-female version of Posh. Full casting for the production has been announced today. (more...)

THE OUTER SPACE, Mary McBride and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances, February 22 - March 5, 2017. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens the Topical and Pulitzer Prize-Winning DISGRACED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre continues its 2016/2017 Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series with the gripping Disgraced in the Tell Studio Theatre. The Ayad Akhtar drama runs through March 12 with #FridayNightConversations after each Friday Night performance. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Burch Talks THE CHILDREN'S HOUR at UNC CHARLOTTE
by Linda Ann Watt - Feb 20, 2017

When THE CHILDREN'S HOUR was written, the topic of lesbianism was Taboo, and now society is shifting, understanding people's differences. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Leo Bill on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Young Vic
by Marianka Swain - Feb 2, 2017

Leo Bill's work includes Laura Wade's Posh, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire at the National, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring Hamlet at the Barbican, and, on screen, Mike Leigh's Vera Drake and TV series Taboo. He's currently playing Bottom in Joe Hill-Gibbins's dark production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which begins previews at the Young Vic on 11 February. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Casting for ROMEO AND JULIET and TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce casting for Romeo and Juliet directed by Daniel Kramer, and Twelfth Night directed by Emma Rice. (more...)

BWW Review: NEXT TO NORMAL at the Hilberry Theatre is an Emotional Ride
by Katie Laban - Feb 2, 2017

The Hilberry Theatre's version of Next to Normal is one that does the Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical justice. It is a powerful production that is filled with emotional and interesting performances by the talented cast. It is the first musical the company has performed since 2009 and they do not disappoint with any aspect. From the cast to the orchestra to set - it is a show that will move you on many levels. (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Present Double Feature in NYC and LA BAD WITH MONEY and PATTI ISSUES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

After two successful nights in 2016, Ben Rimalower will return to both New York and Los Angeles with 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). New York performances will be at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue) on Sunday, February 19 and Sunday, March 19. Los Angeles performances will be Casita Del Campo's Cavern Club Celebrity Theater (1920 Hyperion Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027) on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. Tickets are available separately and for the combined evening of both shows. (more...)

Kritzerland to Present THE SONGS OF RUPERT HOLMES Featuring Holmes Himself
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

For the 75th Kritzerland show we are thrilled to present the amazing songs of the amazing Rupert Holmes. (more...)

BWW Review: LA RONDE, The Bunker
by Gary Naylor - Feb 18, 2017

Max Gill's clever adaptation of this classic play brings it right up to date, into the world of Tinder and Grindr and fluid sexual identities. (more...)

Lott Entertainment Presents' 2017 Spring Lineup Explores Themes of Race, Sexuality and a Journey through Music
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Lott Entertainment Presents' spring lineup will take fans on an epic journey through Cherokee country, into a world of whimsical sexual exploration-one that is taking Off Broadway by storm-and, finally, into a multi-genre glimpse into the lives of six different musicians, all portrayed by one man. All performances will take place at Lott Entertainment Presents' new home in the Neuhaus Theatre at the Alley Theatre. (more...)

The Zoo Theatre's WHITE PEOPLE DRINKING to Poke Fun at Modern Family Dramas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Ever had something to say, but keep it to yourself because you had to be polite and PC? White People Drinking is those conversations. It serves up all the topical Taboo scenarios we fear on a silver platter of wit and whimsy. (more...)

Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cleveland Play House shifts gears from playful (Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery) to profound with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. Written by Paula Vogel - one of the preeminent figures in American theater today - How I Learned to Drive traverses Taboo territory with humor, heart, and empathy. (more...)

March Events Announced at The Kraine Theater & UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade is a theater development group with a focus on new work that produces a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater every season. FRIGID's Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. (more...)

BWW Preview: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Ordway
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Feb 14, 2017

The Ordway brings an innovative rock musical to the Saint Paul stage in it's first national tour: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. Performances run Feb. 14-19, 2017. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Harvey Virdi's New Play MISS MEENA AND THE MASALA QUEENS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Rifco Artistic Director Pravesh Kumar today announces full casting for his production of the world premiere of Miss Meena & the Masala Queens, written by Harvey Virdi. The production opens at Watford Palace Theatre on 9 May 2017 before touring to Warwick Arts Centre, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, West Yorkshire Playhouse and newly announced tour dates Greenwich Theatre and Theatre Royal Windsor. (more...)

Debut of New FX Drama Series LEGION Sets Records; Delivers Over 4 Million Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

LEGION, the highly-anticipated new drama series from Noah Hawley, delivered one of the best new cable drama premieres of the past year and set a record as the most time-shifted FX series premiere ever within the first three days. (more...)

BLOOD BROTHERS Returns to the Belgrade Theatre for 30th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

2017 marks 30 years since Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK. In celebration, the iconic musical will visit the Belgrade Theatre Coventry from Mon 6 to Sat 11 March. (more...)

Shalom & Moira Blumenthal Productions Proudly Present the World Premiere of YOU WILL NOT PLAY WAGNER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

???????From the producers of My Name is Asher Lev and Coming to See Aunt Sophie, Director, Moira Blumenthal and producer Shalom are proud to present the World Premiere of YOU WILL NOT PLAY WAGNER at Eternity Playhouse from 4 - 28 May 2017. (more...)

Third CD by Cellist/Composer/Arranger Akua Dixon to Be Released 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

With her sublime new album, 'Akua's Dance,' cellist Akua Dixon brings her sumptuous sound to the foreground on an array of material encompassing exquisite balladry, the music's deepest roots in African and African-American culture, and instrumental pieces gleaned from Dixon's opera-in-progress. Her label Akua's Music will release the new CD on February 10. (more...)

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