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Newsy announces Original Series, Brand Studio at its first NewFront
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

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Lazarus Theatre Company to Bring John Ford's 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE to London
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Lazarus Theatre Company announce the final play in the Lazarus Rebellion and Revolution Season, John Ford's shocking and ground breaking, 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO To Premiere in Europe, Aug 5
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

With a gorgeous, epic score by Richard Rodgers and a groundbreaking for its time book by Oscar Hammerstein II, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Allegro opened in 1947 to the highest advance in Broadway history (more...)

Euan Morton, Danny Gardner, Kacie Sheik and More to Lead NEW YORK SPECTACULAR at Radio City
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to confirm principal casting for Madison Square Garden Company's upcoming production of NEW YORK SPECTACULAR STARRING THE RADIO CITY ROCKETTES, presented by Chase, at Radio City Music Hall. (more...)

BWW Interview: Best Solo Show Nominee MIKE BIRBIGLIA
by Adrienne Onofri - May 4, 2016

Back at the theater where he broke out with 'Sleepwalk With Me', the actor and stand-up says thank God for jokes. (more...)

Beatles Show LET IT BE to Open Ogunquit Playhouse's 84th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse kicks off its 84th season with the international smash hit direct from London's West End and Broadway, LET IT BE - A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles, rocking the stage from May 18 to June 11. (more...)

Grammy Award Winning Artist Lecrae Releases His Memoir 'Unashamed,
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Memoir 'Unashamed,' out now, documents the rise of two-time Grammy winning hip-hop artist, cultural icon and community activist despite a lifetime of adversity childhood abuse, drugs and alcoholism, a stint in rehab, an abortion, and an unsuccessful suicide attempt. (more...)

10th Anniversary Wave Rising Series Set for 92Y's Buttenwieser Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The 92Y Harkness Dance Center and WHITE WAVE Dance are proud to present the 10th Anniversary Wave Rising Series at 92Y's historic Buttenwieser Hall. (more...)

Diana Degarmo Begins Performances with THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

Producer/Directors Tom and Michael D'Angora are thrilled to welcome American Idol and Hairspray alum Diana Degarmo to The Marvelous Wonderettes! From May 25th through July 31st. Diana joins the production in the role of Suzy Simpson, the lovable bubble-blowing Wonderette who sings such hits as "Stupid Cupid", "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me", "Rescue Me", and "Respect".   (more...)

Whodunnit REHEARSAL FOR MURDER Comes To Theatre Royal Glasgow
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

From the pen of the legendary award-winning writing team Richard Levinson and William Link, the creators of the unsurpassable mystery series Murder She Wrote and the award-winning TV detective series Columbo, comes this classic 'whodunnit' murder mystery.  (more...)

Cape Playhouse to Open 90th Anniversary Season with LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The historic Cape Playhouse's 90th season kicks off with one of Neil Simon's most irresistible comedies, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, starring Jennifer Cody and Daniel Pearce. Directed by Tim Threlfall, this classic comedy plays June 7 through 18.  (more...)

THE INFANTILE GROTESQUE is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

A new book by Francis Sanzaro explores the complex relationship between childbirth, ecology and technology, arguing for a more expansive analysis of the often censored event. (more...)

ODETTE Productions Presents Its Inaugural Production Of SEX As Part Of 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2016

Odette Productions boards the 20th Century Limited bound for New York City as it presents the world premiere comedy SEX, loosely based on the scandalous affairs of infamous socialite Peggy Hopkins Joyce. Sex will be playing nine performances at The Hudson Theatres as part of the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: Stories Of Love, Loss, And Loneliness Are Unearthed As The Intertwined Lives Of Three Women with A Russian Connection Are Exposed in MOTHERLAND
by Jade Kops - May 20, 2016

Based on real people and true stories, Katherine Lyall-Watson's MOTHERLAND tells the story of how the lives of three women, who find themselves far from home, have intersected over the course of the twentieth century. (more...)

Indian LGBT film MARGARITA WITH A STRAW Out on DVD/VOD 6/14
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2016

An honest, sensitive portrait of disability and the sexual awakening of an adventurous young woman, MARGARITA has garnered praise around the world, and caused social waves in India upon release for its compassionate portrayal of Taboo subjects rarely seen on screen. (more...)

Christy Carpenter and Becky Hollaway Pen FOURTITUDE 1...2...3...4 CANCERS CHOSE MY SON
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Christy Carpenter and Becky Hollaway have completed their new book 'Fourtitude 1...2...3...4 Cancers Chose My Son' an inspirational and 'Sonsational' book about survival, strength, and fortitude. (more...)

2nd Annual Queerly Festival to Play The Kraine Theater, 6/20-7/2
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade is proud to present the second annual Queerly, a festival seen through lavender-colored glasses, June 20-July 2 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). This year, we're bringing together some of New York City's best performers for a celebration of this diverse, strong, sharing-minded community told through stories, songs, poetry and plays. Tickets ($20, unless otherwise noted) are available for purchase in advance at www.horseTRADE.info.  (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE DONKEY SHOW - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DISCO in London
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

?Award winning comedian, Vikki Stone (Oberon/Mia) is joined by Siobhan Athwal (Dmitri/Vinnie), Bronte Barbe (Helen/Vinnie), Melissa Bayern (Tytania/Sander), Natalie Chua (Disco Girl), Samuel Fogell (DJ Hernando/Cobweb), James Gillan (Lady Puck), Dominique Kinisky (Peaseblossom), Nyron Levy (Moth), Adrian Martel (Mustardseed), Harry Morley (Fidget) and Jessica Spalis (Rico Suave) to complete the cast for The Donkey Show.  (more...)

Listen to a New Track from LAILA: THE MUSICAL, Coming to Queens Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Laila: The Musical, presented by Rifco, will be at the Queens Theatre in Hornchurch from May 17-21 as part of its UK tour.  Preview a song from the show below! (more...)

World Premiere of Kathryn O'Reilly's SCREWED to Play Theatre503 in June
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Screwed is a gripping and hilarious portrait of a dysfunctional friendship. This powerful play is a debut drama from Kathryn O'Reilly and is directed by award-winning Sarah Meadows (Where Do Little Birds Go?, VAULT Festival and Edinburgh). (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL Vet Diana DeGarmo Will Join THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Producer/Directors Tom and Michael D'Angora will welcome American Idol and Hairspray alum Diana Degarmo to The Marvelous Wonderettes!  From May 25th through July 31st, Diana will play the role of Suzy Simpson, the lovable bubble blowing Wonderette who sings such hits as "Stupid Cupid", "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me", "Rescue Me", and "Respect".   Degarmo says, "I am excited and honored for the chance to sing the music of the iconic women I grew up idolizing, alongside three fabulous and funny gals in The Marvelous Wonderettes. We are gonna have one heck on a time and y'all won't want to miss it!" (more...)

Premiere Dates Announced for FX's THE STRAIN and YOU'RE THE WORST
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

FX Networks has set the premiere dates for the highly-anticipated third seasons of The Strain and You're the Worst, it was announced today by Chuck Saftler, President of Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks. (more...)

Racy Cabaret LISSIFIR TABOO to Play Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

LISSIFIR Taboo, a 55-minute cabaret written and performed by Lise-Marie Richardson with accompaniment by Nathan Lewis, will play the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this week. (more...)

Lea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

This April, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

FX Teams with Baxter of California on ARCHER Grooming Kit for Men
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Whether fighting rebels in far-flung destinations, scheming to sabotage his co-workers or making time with the ladies, Sterling Archer, the namesake protagonist of the acclaimed FX animated series ARCHER has mastered the skill of looking his best in the stickiest of situations. (more...)

The Dallas Opera to Conclude 2015-16 Season with SHOW BOAT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The Dallas Opera is proud to present the final production of the company's ambitious 2015-2016 Season, composer Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's SHOW BOAT.  This groundbreaking 1927 masterpiece marks TDO's first ever presentation of a Great American Musical, providing a showcase for a host of stars from both the opera world and Broadway, as well as the company's first major artistic collaboration with Dallas Black Dance Theatre in the Winspear Opera House. (more...)

YOU ON THE MOORS NOW to Launch The Hypocrites' 20th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The Hypocrites has announced its 20th Anniversary Season, featuring five dynamic productions, including a world premiere musical adaptation and two Chicago premieres. The company is also thrilled to launch a new play development initiative, with its first-ever new play commissions. (more...)

BWW Interview: Charles Busch Recaptures 'That Raffish, Anything Goes Feeling' With CLEOPATRA
by Michael Dale - Mar 26, 2016

The great playwright and drag artist recalls his early days at Alphabet City's Limbo Lounge. (more...)

Charles Busch's CLEOPATRA Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

The new comedy Charles Busch's CLEOPATRA, directed by Busch's longtime collaborator Carl Andress (The Tribute Artist, Judith of Bethulia, The Divine Sister), begins performances tonight, March 25, 2016 at Theater for the New City. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lipman and Brayben In MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2016

National treasure Maureen Lipman (Oklahoma, Outside Edge, See How They Run) and Olivier-award winning Katie Brayben (Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, King Charles III, American Psycho) lead the cast, joined by Caroline Faber (The Taming of the Shrew, The Heiress, Hangover Square) and Serena Manteghi (The Railway Children). (more...)

PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY Marathon Coming to FX
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

FX will air the limited series THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY in its entirety this Saturday April 9 beginning at 2 PM e/p with a commercial-free broadcast of the first episode. (more...)

Dick Wolf Developing True Crime LAW & ORDER at NBC
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Two-time Emmy Award-winning television producer Dick Wolf, the creative force behind the “Law & Order” and “Chicago” franchises, is developing the first installment of a bold new anthology series, “Law & Order: True Crime — The Menendez Brothers Murders,” which will take “Law & Order” into dramatizing actual true stories for the first time. (more...)

BROADWAY STORIES Hosted by Todd Buonopane Set to Feature Kevin Chamberlin, Jennifer Cody, Krysta Rodriguez, Cady Huffman & Julia Murney
by Nora Dominick - Apr 5, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents BROADWAY STORIES on April 23, 2016 at 11:30pm. We've seen many wonderful stories on Broadway. But sometimes the best stories are the ones told backstage. In the style of The Moth and Risk, BROADWAY STORIES will feature Broadway greats telling their hilarious, moving, and fascinating stories of a life in the theatre. Hosted by Todd Buonopane (Cinderella, Chicago, Grease & Spelling Bee) BROADWAY STORIES will be recorded and released as a podcast. Don't miss the chance to peak behind the Broadway curtain and experience this new late night series! (more...)

FXX Greenlights 13th & 14th Seasons of IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA has been renewed for seasons 13 and 14 on FXX, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. (more...)

Photo Flash: Charles Busch's Sold-Out 'CLEOPATRA' Arrives in Style Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The new comedy Charles Busch's CLEOPATRA, directed by Busch's longtime collaborator Carl Andress (The Tribute Artist, Judith of Bethulia, The Divine Sister), is currently playing Theater for the New City, which marks the third consecutive sold-out run for Busch at Theater for the New City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production! (more...)

YUZIMA's New Single 'Atheist' Lands on Posture Mag with Exclusive Interview
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Atheist is the first single from YUZIMA's upcoming third Insta-Album and follow up to the greatly praised 'BEHEMOTH {insta-album}'. (more...)

Remembering Famed Photographer, Charles Gatewood
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Charles Gatewood (http://charlesgatewood.com) passed away peacefully this morning at 12:30am at San Francisco General Hospital. The famed photographer, videographer, and cultural anthropologist, Gatewood was 73 years old. (more...)

Francesca Rizzo's DAMES LIKE US Comes to Cornelia St. Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Saturday afternoon at The Cornelia Street Cafe just got a lot more fun with the addition of award-winning playwright/director/actor Francesca Rizzo's outrageously honest and funny play -- DAMES LIKE US. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the TUCK EVERLASTING Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Apr 27, 2016

Youth springs eternal in Broadway's new musical Tuck Everlasting, which celebrated its official opening at the Broadhurst Theatre just last night. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the whole evening, starting with the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony. Below, check out photos of recipient Lisa Gajda with the company! (more...)

Wallace Rushing Releases MASON DIXON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Wallace Rushing, an IT professional, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Mason Dixon: A view from an office cube: Painful Insights on Race, Religion and Sex': a gripping and potent book that details a story about race, equality, courage and acceptance. (more...)

FX Announces Premiere Dates for SEX&DRUGS&ROCK&ROLL and TYRANT
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

FX has set the premiere dates for its summer series SSEX&DRUGS&ROCK&ROLL and TYRANT, it was announced today by Chuck Saftler, President of Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks. (more...)

Michelle Bonnard and Tom Walker Lead THE QUIET HOUSE at Park Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 19, 2016

The Quiet House, Gareth Farr's blistering and honest new play about a couple's journey to start a family, will play at Park Theatre from June 7 to July 9, with a press night on June 8, following its world premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre next month. It was inspired by Gareth's own experience, and is his second play following his 2014 Bruntwood Prize-winning debut, Britannia Waves The Rules. (more...)

Donna McKechnie, Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes in THE LEGEND OF NEW YORK and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

CALYPSO'S CORNER to Make World Premiere at Open Book Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Open Book Theatre Company is excited to present the world premiere of a beautiful new play by Emily Rosenbaum. (more...)

Kate Beckinsale Among The Newport Beach Film Festival Honorees
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The Newport Beach Film Festival will celebrate outstanding contribution to global cinema at a special event during the 17th annual Festival (April 21-28, 2016) at the Balboa Bay Resort, April 23. (more...)

FX's THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON is Cable's Most-Watched Show of 2016
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY, television's most critically acclaimed new show of the year, concluded its 10-episode run as cable's most-watched new series of 2016 and it ranks among the top 10 programs in all of television in delivery of Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34. (more...)

Jen Cody, Hunter Foster, Josh Grisetti, Ann Harada, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Murney, Ken Page and More Headed to The Muny's 98th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that The Muny has announced a star-stuffed first round of principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season! (more...)

Tony Sheldon to Lead 'THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT' at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with a bold reimagining of the witty and ridiculous The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd. The tremendously talented cast of four will be Tony Sheldon playing the role of Sir, Caesar Samayoa  appearing as Cocky, Michelle Aravena  as The Kid, and Gregory Treco as The Stranger. (more...)

FXX Gives Season Three Order to Hit Series MAN SEEKING WOMAN
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

'MAN SEEKING WOMAN' has been renewed for a third season to air early next year on FXX, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Euan Morton to Walk Cross-Country for Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Theatre fans know Tony nominee Euan Morton for his Broadway appearances in Taboo, Sondheim on Sondheim and Cyrano de Bergerac, or perhaps from his notable regional theatre work in such shows as Chess, Parade, or Heart of Robin Hood. Now he is opening up about a cause that is close to his heart and an event that will help to benefit it. (more...)

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