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Bijou Theatre (New York, NY)
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Tomer Yosef Releases Single 'Holy Water' on Ape Records
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Vocalist Tomer Yosef and producer Tamir Muskat recount the process of creating Yosef's new single and video for APE Records. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Musical PARADE Comes to Chance Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its production of PARADE, with book by Alfred Uhry, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, direction by Kari Hayter, and musical direction by Robyn Manion. PARADE will preview from June 30 through July 7; regular performances will begin July 8 and continue through July 30 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

Iration Releases New Single 'Fly With Me' / Debuts at No. 1 on iTunes Reggae Songs
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

As they prepare to spend the summer on tour with Slightly Stoopid, reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION released a brand new single 'Fly With Me' this past Friday (May 19) as a special treat for their fans. (more...)

BWW Interview: Choreographer Denis Jones on Tony Nomination and MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Bob Rizzo - May 19, 2017

Tony-nominee Denis Jones talks HOLIDAY INN, his journey as a choreographer, and MARY POPPINS at Papermill Playhouse (more...)

Front Of House Staff Can Have A Big Impact On Theatre Access
by Pippa Stacey - May 18, 2017

Ensuring that the arts are inclusive for all has never been more important, and the theatre community in particular has always been particularly supportive of marginalised groups. However, translating people's good intentions into meaningful action can often be problematic. (more...)

Scalia Drama THE ORIGINALIST to Return to Arena Stage This July
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Fresh off a cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, returns to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

Alfaretta L. Bennett Proclaims 'You Too Are The Seed of Abraham'
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

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BWW Review: SPILL ZONE by Scott Westerfeld & Alex Puvilland
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - May 16, 2017

Scott Westerfeld is the New York Times Best Selling Author of several YA novels, including the popular Uglies series. All of his books are wildly different from one another, yet all have a slant of sci-fi and the unexplainable in them. His new release, SPILL ZONE, is unique in many ways. (more...)

Artists in Partnership and the Long Beach Public Library present Annual Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Artists in Partnership (A.I.P.) and the Long Beach Public Library proudly present the 15th Annual Long Beach, L.I. Cabaret Festival from Wednesday, May 17 through May 21 (Sunday), 2017.  All performances are free and open to the public, held in the library's second-floor performance space, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY, a few blocks from the Long Island Railroad stop, making it accessible for out-of-towners traveling by rail. This year's theme is "Cabaret… at Any Age" and that is underscored by the inclusion of three impressive and serious-minded singers aged 9, almost 13, and recently turned 16; two acclaimed vocalists in their early 20s; five over the age of 60 (two of them actually over 80!); and one ageless local favorite returnee.  The   eclectic roster features singers and musicians of different stripes who have won acclaim and awards.   (more...)

Author Shares True Story of Being Trapped in Home by Serial Killer
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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Kevin Ely to Finish 50th Marathon for Wheelchairs, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Kevin Ely from Geneva, IL, will cross the finish line in Traverse City, MI, at the Bayshore Marathon on May 28, which will mark the completion of his 50th marathon for mobility. He has been running a marathon in every state to raise awareness and funds for Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM), a humanitarian, faith-based nonprofit that distributes a low-cost, free wheelchair to people in developing countries. In February, 2014, Ely traveled to Huntington Beach, CA, for the Surf City Marathon. Walking through the expo before the race, the Free Wheelchair Mission booth caught his attention. The organization transforms lives through the gift of mobility - a gift Ely and his family already have. That Day he was focused on running 26.2 miles and FWM was focused on lifting lives off the ground. Ely and his wife, Sarah, have two daughters, Olivia and Evelyn. Evelyn was born 10 ½ weeks premature. Despite many physical, neurological and visual challenges, she is moving around quite well. Ely says, 'I am blessed to have a job, insurance, doctors, therapists, etc. to get Evelyn to where she is today. Thanks to the amazing support available to us, she has the gift of mobility.' In many countries, those resources aren't available. Over 100 million people in the world do not have access to a wheelchair. Ely said, 'I have been given so much and it is time for me to pay it forward, or in my case, run it forward. When I get tired on the race course, I remember those who can't run, what they would give to have this simple gift that I take for granted, and I run harder for them.' To date, FWM has distributed over 910,000 wheelchairs in 91 different countries and Ely has personally raised $42,850 to ship container of wheelchairs (550 chairs). About Free Wheelchair Mission: Free Wheelchair Mission is a humanitarian, faith-based non-profit headquartered in Irvine, Calif. It provides wheelchairs at no cost to people with disabilities in developing nations. In collaboration with a network of like-minded partners, FWM has been providing wheelchairs to those in need around the world since 2001 providing dignity, independence and hope through the gift of mobility. (more...)

Wiley Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2017 Conference Call Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

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Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 6/9/2017
by BWW - Jun 9, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 6/9/2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Five on Friday with THE FALL's Ameera Conrad
by David Fick - Jun 9, 2017

In this week's Five on Friday, BroadwayWorld South Africa chats to THE FALL's Ameera Conrad about what the show means to her, the highlights of her career and the current state of South African theatre. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 7, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 7, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Wednesday, June 7, 2017! Kathie Lee and Hoda are in town today to show their Today show audience what's happening in Nashville, which prompts the musical question: What's sights are on your list of places to go when newbies turn to you for advice? Let us know and we'll feature you in an upcoming story! (more...)

Chita Rivera to Receive Victory Dance Project's Woman of Valour Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Tony nominee Karine Plantadit will present Victory Dance Project's 'Woman of Valour Award' to Broadway legend Chita Rivera, on Thursday, June 15 at 7:30pm at the opening celebration of the company's third season, at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (MMAC), 248 W. 60th Street. (more...)

BWW Interview: Thom Fogarty of THE PULSE PROJECT at Judson Church
by Amy Oestreicher - Jun 6, 2017

Completing the Circle:  360Rep Co, Raises Awareness for Gays Against Guns with The Pulse Project Premiere By Amy Oestreicher (more...)

BWW Interview: CONSTELLATIONS' Ginnifer Goodwin & Allen Leech - Shining Stars Converging To Be Terrified - Live!
by Gil Kaan - Jun 6, 2017

Two well-recognizable and popular television actors Ginnifer Goodwin and Allen Leech will be making their respective Los Angeles and United States theatre debuts in playwright Nick Payne's award-winning CONSTELLATIONS at The Geffen Playhouse beginning June 6, 2017. I had the chance to shoot Ginnifer and Allen a few questions into the ethers just before they settled in and alighted on The Geffen stage. (more...)

ESPN to Honor Muhammad Ali at First Year of His Passing
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

ESPN will honor Muhammad Ali, “The Greatest,” renowned world champion and humanitarian, on the first anniversary of his passing this weekend, beginning Saturday, June 3, with a variety of special features, stories and photo essays. (more...)

ICWP's 50/50 Applause Awards Seek Nominations for Gender Parity in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Theatre industry, media and academic research in the last decade have uncovered and reported on the sometimes shocking levels of bias against female playwrights. Many professional theatres have committed to take action and demonstrate gender equity in their programming.  (more...)

New Christian Suspense Novel Set for Release 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

On July 7, 2017 Liz Mitchell is set to publish her first novel, Like The Ocean Moves, Book One of the Torchbearer Series. The author chose the publication date for this powerful work of Christian Suspense for a very personal reason. (more...)

COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks Hopes to Return to Broadway in an Original Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

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Like The Ocean Moves: New Christian Suspense Novel by Nashville Author
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

On July 7, 2017 Liz Mitchell is set to publish her first novel, Like The Ocean Moves, Book One of the Torchbearer Series. The author chose the publication date for this powerful work of Christian Suspense for a very personal reason. (more...)

CenturyLink Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

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Exclusive Presentation of the 2017 NBA Draft on ESPN
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

ESPN's exclusive presentation of the 2017 NBA Draft presented by State Farm, begins Thursday, June 22, at 7 p.m. ET from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The main desk will be manned by host Rece Davis, along with NBA analysts Jalen Rose and Michael Wilbon, and college basketball analyst Jay Bilas. This year marks the 15th consecutive year ESPN has televised the event. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: My Riotous Night at JULIUS CAESAR
by Leah Lane - Jun 21, 2017

I find controversy delicious. As an avid theatre goer, there are very few times when I enter a theater with no preconceptions about what I'm about to see. Whether it's just the gossip I've heard around or the ads that I skip after 5 seconds on YouTube, I usually have some prior knowledge about the subject matter. This was especially true when I went into the Delacorte Theater to see the Public's production of Julius Caesar. I learned of Oscar Eustis' choice to make the play explicitly politically relevant when I heard about Delta and Bank of America pulling their sponsorships. As someone who sees herself as a socially active artist, I got excited. (more...)

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

BWW Interview: Q&A with Bobby G Award Winners Elleon Dobias and Austin Hand
by Chris Arneson - Jun 21, 2017

The winners of Colorado's Bobby G Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Austin Hand) and Actress (Elleon Dobias) are currently in New York City as finalists for the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Jimmy Awards), which recognizes excellence in high school musical theatre across the nation. (more...)

Scoop: IN AN INSTANT - 20/20 on ABC - Saturday, July 1, 2017
by - Jun 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on IN AN INSTANT - 20/20, airing on ABC on Saturday, July 1, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHLORETTE on ABC - Monday, June 26, 2017
by - Jun 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHLORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, June 26, 2017! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13 ¾ at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today has announced the full company for their brand new production of Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ - The Musical which opens in Adrian's 50th birthday year. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp Wraps Up It's Third Year- Volume One!
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Jun 20, 2017

I just returned from Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp, my first. How did this happen? Well, it all happened in Kristin's Dressing Room, at the Lunt-Fontanne, when we were doing MY LOVE LETTER TO BROADWAY. Her 'bootcamp' for young, aspiring performers had already had two seasons and she was looking to really 'change it up.' The rest is history, as they say, and 'I' can say, in all honesty, that it was one of the greatest experiences I have ever had and those 43 kids and a handful of young interns, are in our hearts... forever. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Yes, Reader, She Married Him. Ever Wonder Why?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

A former university librarian, author Sara Shoemaker makes her debut with the novel Mr. Rochester (just out from Grand Central Publishing), an intimate look at the life of one of literature's most moody men. Below Shoemaker describes the inciting event that led her down the dark and brooding path. (more...)

A Sweet Treat! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Original Broadway Cast Album Available Digitally Today; In-Stores 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The Original Broadway Cast Recording for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is available digitally today and will be available in-stores Friday, June 23, 2017. (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 6/2/2017
by BWW - Jun 2, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 6/2/2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Opens at The Berkshire Theatre Group
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 18, 2017

The piano at at Berkshire Theatre Group's  Unicorn Theatre will never be the same after Jerry Lee Lewis (Gabriel Aronson) of MIllion Dollar Quartet finished playing and gyrating on it last night at the opening of this Tony Award-Winning Musical, and Broadwayworld was there. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2017: ANCIENT RAIN - PAUL KELLY & CAMILLE O'SULLIVAN WITH FEARGAL MURRAY at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Jun 17, 2017

Ancient Rain is a tribute to the great Irish poets. (more...)

BWW Interview: David Holloway Shepherds Santa Fe Apprentices
by Erica Miner - Jun 16, 2017

As director of the company's apprentice program since 2005, David Holloway is a veritable fount of knowledge (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 6/16/2017
by BWW - Jun 16, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 6/16/2017. (more...)

Kaskade Announces 'Sun Soaked' Outdoor Beach Party In Long Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Six-time Grammy® nominated singer, songwriter and producer KASKADE today announced Sun Soaked -- an outdoor beach party to take place on Saturday, July 15th in Long Beach, CA. (more...)

Irish Rep to Continue New Works Reading Series with CEASEFIRE SOLDIERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 11th season of the New Works Reading Series with a staged reading of Jimmy Murphy's play CEASEFIRE SOLDIERS. Directed by Irish Rep Literary Manager Kara Manning, the reading will take place on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 3:00pm at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

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InBody Announces Integration with MYZONE to Bring Biometric Data to Gym-Goers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

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Annual NYC Event This Sunday: Taste of Jewish Culture
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

That's the theme of this year's Workmen's Circle Taste of Jewish Culture Street Festival, which features dozens of food purveyors putting their individual ethnic spins on traditional Jewish foods, on Father's Day, Sunday, June 18 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM onSixth Avenue between 48th and 49th Streets. The festival will also feature modern takes on traditional Jewish foods; dance; music; and family-friendly activities, including arts-and-crafts. (more...)

John Robertson's DOMINANT Set for Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

More wild stand-up from the Cardinal of Chaos, the Ayatollah of Abuse, the Duke of Puke: Mr John Robertson. (more...)

Photo Flash: Week One Winner of the Seventh Annual NYC Players Theatre Short Play and Musical Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

There is no place like New York!  With a city this rich in culture, scandal and diversity, the possibilities for theatrical reenactment are endless.  The Players Theatre Short Play and Musical Festival and Be Bold! Productions encourage playwrights to mine this precious resource by offering an annual NYC - themed festival each June.  Celebrating its 7th year, "Only in New York" opens Thursday, June 8 and runs for three weeks.  Each week four/five original short plays or musicals, by a variety of playwrights (including one high school student) will be presented with a "Best of the Week" production will being selected by audience vote. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS: NCIS on CBS - Today, June 13, 2017
by - Jun 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS: NCIS, airing on CBS on today, June 13, 2017! (more...)

"THE TALK" Debuts 'Summertime Santa Giveaways" with Over $1.5 Million in Gifts Every Friday in June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

CBS' THE TALK, the daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show, gets summer sizzlin' with over $1.5 million worth of giveaways throughout June, featuring the season's hottest 'must-have' gifts. (more...)

San Jose Stage Company presents THE TOXIC AVENGER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

San Jose Stage Company is proud to wrap its culturally diverse 34th season with the award winning Off-Broadway hit musical The Toxic Avenger.    (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 1, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 1, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Thursday, June 1, 2017 - or, as we like to call it #TheaterThursday, 'June is busting out all over…' as a song from Carousel reminds us, and there's no better way to kick off a new month than by planning our theater outings for the weekend! Tomorrow night at Cumberland County Playhouse, the company, cast and crew unveil the 2017 model of Smoke on the Mountain, which marks the 24th year of the musical playing in Crossville. Weslie Webster directs and her cast includes Daniel W. Black and Lauren Marshall as Sanders family father and mother Burl and Vera. (more...)

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