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FX to Premiere Fourth and Final Season of Acclaimed Thriller THE STRAIN, 7/16
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2017

THE STRAIN will return for its fourth and final action-packed season on Sunday, July 16 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX. (more...)

Antic in a Drain to Premiere Site-Specific BUCKO: WHALEMAN! This June
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Antic in a Drain presents its world premiere production of Bucko: Whaleman! (more...)

FX to Premiere New Drama Series SNOWFALL, 7/5
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2017

SNOWFALL, the new FX drama series about the start of the crack epidemic in Los Angeles, will premiere on Wednesday, July 5 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX. (more...)

Final Performances for Louise Orwin's OH YES OH NO This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

The final three performances of the world premiere season of Louise Orwin's hit Oh Yes Oh No take place this week on Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 May. The show, which has been appearing at Camden People's Theatre as the headliner to the Hotbed Festival of Sex will tour in 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: IT'S ALL TRU is an Intimate Lesson in Sexual Health
by Taylor Long - May 6, 2017

'HIV…You mean, AIDS?' Presented by The Cabaret Company, as part of the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre 2016-2017 season, IT'S ALL TRU examines misconceptions surrounding HIV, preventative therapies and how it relates to the law. Written and directed by Sky Gilbert, the play is an intelligent, intimate glimpse into a sensitive subject. (more...)

MadLab Announces Untitled FFN Improv Show
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

Full Frontal Nudity returns with their June Show! It will be totally unique and made up on the spot. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: On Motherhood
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

When her mother died, Terry Tempest Williams inherited her 54 blank journals. Williams's attempt to understand that blankness forms the core of her poetic, philosophical collection of personal essays, When Women Were Birds: Fifty-Four Ruminations on Voice. As her desire to understand her own mother kaleidoscopes inward and outward, Williams explores her own experience in the context of what it means to be a mother, a daughter and a woman. (more...)

Samantha Hill, Jeremy Morse and More Set for Staged Readings of F*CK MARRY KILL
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Less Than Rent Theatre announced today that FUCK MARRY KILL (FMK), a Jacobean revenge comedy set in suburban Connecticut, would perform readings open to industry professionals on May 22nd and 23rd. The play was written by James Presson and will be directed by Sash Bischoff. It was previously developed at the Lincoln Center Lab. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chris Harder Talks #BIGBRIGHTSTAR World Premiere
by David Clarke - May 23, 2017

New York City burlesque performer, producer, and porn star Chris Harder is known for exhilarating audiences and leaving them breathless. This week, he performs in the world premiere of his debut solo-play #BIGBRIGHTSTAR. To get the skinny on the show, we caught up with Harder for a chat. (more...)

Singer Songwriter Jake Clemons Releases New Video & Launches 'The Janine Project'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The above is the opening quote from “Janine,” the new video from Jake Clemons, created with the intention of helping and healing those affected by domestic violence. (more...)

REBATEnsemble and Theatre Off Jackson presents RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Directed by Elizabeth Wu, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III (more...)

Euan Morton to Star in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton will play the role of Hedwig, and Hannah Corneau will play Yitzhak in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival will run at the Eisenhower Theater June 13-July 2, 2017. Tickets are currently on sale. (more...)

Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup & Full Schedule of Events
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Lower East Side Film Festival directors are proud to announce the festival's seventh annual opening and closing night films along with the complete festival schedule. (more...)

OLD, FAT & F*CKED! NOW WHAT? to Debut at Montreal Fringe This June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

How do you grow old and fat when you are a gay man living in a community where being young and slim is the official standard of attraction? Puelo Deir's latest comedic show tackles this struggle with humour, wit, and raunchy autobiographical anecdotes. (more...)

Lonesome Music Productions Presents E.D. BLUES THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Lonesome Music Productions proudly presents E.D. Blues The Musical - a musical comedy about Erectile Dysfunction - at the historic El Portal Mainstage Theatre, in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, CA. June 16-18, 2017 for three performances only! (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Celebrates Mothers with a Little Help from Hannah Elless
by Broadwaysted - May 16, 2017

This week, 'Everything's Coming Up Rose...and Cabernet' as we toast our original fans: the #MomsOfTheShow. On this special Mother's Day episode we sit down with Jill Plofsky, Gail A. Cooper and, since she's in Florida, Jennifer Jaeger is being played by Broadwaysted Favorite Hannah Elless (#RecastWithHannahElless). We chat with our mothers about the naked scene in HAIR, their theatrical experiences that led them to expose us to theater at a young age, and their favorite experiences seeing us in shows.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Greg Hicks in RICHARD III, Opening Tonight at the Arcola
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Following his celebrated performances as Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Coriolanus and King Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Company, RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks takes on the role of the tyrant king Richard in Shakespeare's RICHARD III, opening tonight 15 May at the Arcola Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Harris Dickinson Cast as J. Paul Getty III in FX's Series TRUST
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Harris Dickinson has joined the cast of FX's TRUST. Dickinson will star as J. Paul Getty III, J. Paul Getty's idealistic yet rebellious teenage grandson, who increasingly feels the burden of his famous name. (more...)

Inner Demons (literally) Come to Life in THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: A TRAUMEDY
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

LA Based Activist, Writer, and Solo Performer Bonnie Joy Sludikoff is back with her third one-woman show, The Magic School Bus: A Traumedy. (more...)

Nominees For 18th Annual Golden Trailer Awards Revealed As The Entertainment Industry Celebrates The Best In Motion Picture Trailers And Television Marketing
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

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June Events at UNDER St. Marks and The Kraine Theater Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

June events at UNDER St. Marks and The Kraine Theater have been announced, See the full schedule below: (more...)

Utah Symphony's Thierry Fischer Presents Beethoven Piano Concerti Performed By Yefim Bronfman, 4/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

On April 14 and 15 at 7:30 PM, Music Director Thierry Fischer conducts the Utah Symphony and world-renowned GRAMMY-award winning guest pianistYefim Bronfman in two piano concerti by Beethoven. Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students). (more...)

BWW Review: THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?, Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Marianka Swain - Apr 6, 2017

The late, great Edward Albee is certainly having a West End 'moment', but it rather places this particular revival at a disadvantage, comparing unfavourably as it does with the shattering, unforgettable Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? a few streets away. (more...)

The Center for Jewish History Announces May and June 2017 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Highlights include a discussion about the history of Jewish Justices on the Supreme Court, a conversation with Jenna Weissman Joselit and Samuel G. Freedman on the Ten Commandments, a talk on Freud and his use of Yiddish from our NEH Senior Scholar Naomi Seidman and a presentation about the "Jewish Territorialist" movement (more...)

Dr. Karen R. January Presents 'Lessons Mama Never Taught Me' at Barnes & Noble with Actress Imani Hakim
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Thursday, April 12, 2017 at 7pm EST, Barnes & Noble will host Dr. Karen R. January's Book Signing at their Upper West Side location 2289 Broadway New York, NY 10024 to present 'Lessons Mama Never Taught Me'. The Q&A will be moderated by Actress Imani Hakim, Former Child Star from UPN's 'Everybody Hates Chris', Netflix's 'Burning Sands' and Syfy's 'Sharknado 4'. (more...)

BWW Interview: Lance Horne On His Current Residency at Joe's Pub, His Iconic Collaborators and Trying to Recruit Neve Campbell
by Troy Frisby - Apr 5, 2017

Lance Horne is developing new music based on acclaimed author Neil Gaiman's love poems to his wife, Amanda Palmer, is working on a top-secret project with Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears and continues to work with his 'musical husband,' Alan Cumming. And, if all of that weren't enough, the Emmy-winning composer (ONE LIFE TO LIVE), lyricist and performer has also returned to Joe's Pub for the 2016-2017 season. Having performed at the venue since it first opened its doors in 1998, Horne is currently undertaking a four-part residency of new material---aptly titled NEW WORK, NEW WORK---for which he's been joined by many of his famous friends. Ahead of the residency's penultimate installment, NEW WORK NEW WORK 3, on April 12 at 7pm, we spoke with Horne by phone about his innumerable collaborators, his history with Joe's and the stars he's still working on teaming up with. (more...)

The Kentucky Center presents SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

This romantic comedy takes the audience on a hilarious and wild ride where no topic is Taboo and the insider 'tips' come straight from the source: a gay man. (more...)

Photo Flash: SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Open 5/4 - 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN takes the audience on a hilarious and wild ride where no topic is Taboo and the insider 'tips' come straight from the source: a gay man. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is today announced for Girl from the North Country which previews from Monday 10 July 2017 with a press night on Wednesday 26 July 2017. (more...)

HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Coming to Boch Shubert Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Hedwig & the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, comes to Boston's Boch Center Shubert Theatre for a two week engagement, playing May 30 - June 11, 2017. (more...)

New Show Headlines Camden People's Theatre's Hotbed Festival of Sex
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

'I'm about to talk to you about sex, not the sex of cheap mass produced erotica, not the oh-god-oh-yes-oh-no performance sex of porn, not the sex that men want and women aren't sure if they want it or not because they've never known anything else, but real sex, with real bodies. And in this conversation, [almost] everyone is allowed to speak.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Greg Hicks and Company in Rehearsal for RICHARD III at the Arcola
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Greg Hicks is returning to Shakespeare after many years to play the one major character left - RICHARD III. Arcola's thrilling new production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III, starring RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks and directed by Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen, begins previews on 11 May. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Hilary Swank Joins Cast of Upcoming FX Drama TRUST
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Two-time Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Hilary Swank has joined the cast of FX's TRUST. (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at Some Theatre Company
by Mika Lindsay Ouellette - Apr 24, 2017

Some Theatre Company Experiences a 'Spring Awakening' (more...)

Documentary 'The Last Laugh' Premieres on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Last Laugh is a documentary based on the premise that the Holocaust would seem to be an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy. But is it? (more...)

BWW Review: SUPERIOR DONUTS at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Allison Rambler - Apr 24, 2017

In this day and age, race and social class are very challenging topics to discuss. Everyone has an opinion, and many are unafraid to share it. These clashing views can sometimes render these subjects somewhat Taboo, but Oyster Mill Playhouse is choosing to bring these tricky topics to light. With a touch of humor and heart, their current production of SUPERIOR DONUTS is one that speaks to the genuine power of friendship and empathy, while giving the audience a laugh or two along the way. (more...)

The Lark Announces First-Ever Recipients of Venturous Playwright Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Lark and Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation have announced that the plays and playwrights selected for the pilot round of the Lark Venturous Playwright Fellowship program are For Want of a Horse by Olivia Dufault; Teenage Dick by Mike Lew; and Today is My Birthday by Susan Soon He Stanton. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company Announces 2017 Mainstage Season - NOISES OFF, ROMEO & JULIET and More!
by Jessica Kahkoska - Apr 21, 2017

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the new direction of Andrew Borba, Artistic Director, and the continued leadership of Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, is proud to announce mainstage programming for the 2017 summer season featuring Michael Frayn's Noises Off, directed by Andrew Borba and running June 30 - July 16; Detroit '67 by Dominique Morisseau running July 21 - 30 and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III ('The Hip Hop Project'; 'American Taboo'); Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet running August 11 - 18 and directed by Dawn Monique Williams ('Merry Wives of Windsor' at Oregon Shakespeare Festival); and three Signature Staged Readings of new work. (more...)

BWW Review: E Spot Lounge Welcomes MICHAEL LAVINE & FRIENDS
by Don Grigware - Apr 20, 2017

At the E Spot Lounge, upstairs at Vitello's, Studio City on Tuesday April 18, Amy Brothman and Dianne Fraser produced a delightfully eclectic evening of song and storytelling under the supervision of musical director Michael Lavine, titled simply Michael Lavine & Friends. What a treat! Lavine, who lives most of the year in New York, is a director, performer, coach and musical genius par excellence. He has produced a CD also entitled Michale Lavine & Friends, which, like the show, offers rarely heard songs from less familiar Broadway shows. Some of these are musical gems, and for one reason or another, never hit the charts. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Greg Hicks-Led RICHARD III at the Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The full cast is announced for Arcola's thrilling new production of William Shakespeare's RICHARD III, starring RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks and directed by Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen, opening 11 May 2017. (more...)

FX to Premiere Third Installment of 'True Crime' Series FARGO Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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

Scoop: OWN May 2017 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Apr 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on OWN May 2017 (more...)

Cast Announced For Major Revival of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Today, Theatr Clwyd announced the full cast for a major new revival of Oscar Wilde's classic masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest which opens on 9 May, with previews from 4 May, and runs until 27 May. (more...)

Louise Orwin Gets Real About Sex in OH YES OH NO at Camden People's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

In OH YES OH NO Louise Orwin will attempt to tackle these problems, asking audiences to consider why these conversations are still Taboo, and, crucially, by putting women's voices at the centre of the conversation. (more...)

Hersch Games Partners With FunWall To Publish EyeCons' Through The FunWall Platform
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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Hersch Games Partners With FunWall To Publish EyeCons' Through The FunWall Platform
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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World Premiere of Peter Schulyer's SCHOOL FOR WAYWARD GIRLS Opens this Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

LOFT ENSEMBLE announces opening night of their world premiere production of PETER SCHULYER's SCHOOL FOR WAYWARD GIRLS. Performances begin with opening night April 22nd at 8 pm. (more...)

BWW Preview: ETHYLS ALCOHOL AND FOOD on the UES for a Cool 70s Vibe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Ethyl's Alcohol & Food is a wild ride back into 1970s New York City that injects new life into the Upper East Side restaurant scene with great food, drink and entertainment. (more...)

ONE FLEW WEST + MY BODY SINGS ELECTRIC Comes to Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Formed in the Summer of 2010 in the small town of Longmont, Colorado, ONE FLEW WEST has grown from a high school garage band into a full-scale rock machine storming up and down the front range. Now based in Denver, the four-piece has made a lasting mark on the local music scene and look to make that mark on the national scene in the near future. Uniquely combining rock and roll with various aspects of folk, pop and punk rock, there are few bands out there that sound like One Flew West making it difficult to fill in the cliche definition of, "They sound like so-and-so". The band has been recognized by numerous Colorado-based radio stations and publications as a soon-to-break-out artist. (more...)

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