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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...)

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...)

SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Makes City Theatre Debut This March
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...)

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...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Spring Run in the Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the Chicago premiere of the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival Hedwig and the Angry Inch will go on sale Friday, January 6 for a limited two-week engagement at the Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) March 7-19, 2017. (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents MIGUEL ANGEL CARDENAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Andrea Rosen Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in the United States of Colombian-Dutch artist Miguel Ángel Cardenas (1934-2015). Born in Colombia, Cardenas moved to Amsterdam in 1962, where he adopted the name Michel Cardena. (more...)

SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN to Play the Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man, the hit comedy written by Matt Murphy and based on the best-selling book by Dan Anderson and Maggie Berman, comes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Monday, February 6 at 8PM. (more...)

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Presents 2017 Lineup of Acclaimed Artists from 11 Countries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking placeJanuary 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...)

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...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Euan Morton Sing HEDWIG's 'Wicked Little Town' on Tour!
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2016

Just last month, Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton took over the role of Hedwig in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival. For a complete list of tour cities, click here. (more...)

Chromolume Theatre to Stage ZANNA, DON'T! This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Chromolume Theatre at the Attic has announced the first production in its 2017 Season of Musicals, the off-Broadway hit Zanna, Don't! Opening on Friday, January 13 at 8pm, the show will play a strictly limited engagement through February 5. Zanna, Don't! has book, music, and lyrics by Tim Acito with additional lyrics by Alexander Dinelaris. The Chromolume production will feature musical direction by Daniel Yokomizo, choreography by Michael Marchak, and is directed by Lauren J. Peters.  (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...)

New Reality Show JUST FACE IT Now Streaming on Amazon Prime
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Gas Money Pictures has released it's first reality show. Available for streaming on Amazon Prime, JUST FACE IT gives an uncensored look at an unusual medical spa owner and her family and friends, as they embark on a series of hilarious misadventures. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Tom Hardy Stars in 8-Part Drama Series TABOO, Premiering on FX
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Below, check out the trailer for BBC One's Taboo, a new eight-part drama series executive produced by Tom Hardy alongside Ridley Scott and the show's creator Steven Knight. (more...)

Personal Memoir Celebrates Love Beyond Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2016

Alessandro Ferdico marks his debut in the publishing scene with a candid and compelling memoir, 'A New York Way to Go' (published by Trafford Publishing). A celebration of unconditional love beyond any boundary, this poignant retelling also bares to readers layers of painful truth as two lovers face the ultimate twist of events. (more...)

Kimmel Center Announces February 2017 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Kimmel Center has announced its upcoming events in February. See the full schedule below. (more...)

3rd Annual STEM Fest to Sets January Lineup at UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Storytellers, comedians, playwrights, musicians, and, yes, even scientists will show us just how entertaining the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics can be. It might not have clicked in 9th grade, but now there are drinks and you're no longer stuck in puberty. (more...)

Jim Gaffigan & More Join Cast of Third Installment of FX's FARGO
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

FARGO has added to the cast of its third installment, with David Thewlis, Michael Stulhbarg and Jim Gaffigan among those who have joined previously announced stars Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Production is set to begin in Calgary in January for a 2017 premiere. (more...)

Photo Flash: Happy Holidays from HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Euan Morton!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Just last month, Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton took over the role of Hedwig in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival. For a complete list of tour cities, click here. (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...)

Hunter Foster and Jennifer Cody to Lead Doggy Comedy SYLVIA at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

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. (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents First Solo Work by Miguel Angel Cardenas, 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Andrea Rosen Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in the United States of Colombian-Dutch artist Miguel Ángel Cárdenas (1934-2015). Born in Colombia, Cárdenas moved to Amsterdam in 1962, where he adopted the name Michel Cardena. While he ambitiously explored a variety of media including painting, assemblage, performance, video, and photography, this exhibition focuses on a group of his wall-bound sculptures, as well as examples of video and drawing. (more...)

World Premiere of I HATE YOU MY MOTHER at the Old Fitz Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Red Line Productions kicks off its 2017 season at the Old Fitz Theatre with I Hate You My Mother, a new Australian work written by acclaimed actor Jeanette Cronin and co- presented by Real Harpy and WhiteBox Theatre. (more...)

Scoop: CRIMINAL MINDS on CBS - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on CRIMINAL MINDS, airing on CBS on Wednesday, December 7, 2016! (more...)

Chemistry and Plus Productions reveal the dark side of money in anti-trophy hunting video.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

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'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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