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Review Roundup: National Theatre's ANGELS IN AMERICA, starring Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane & More
by Review Roundups - May 5, 2017

The National Theatre's 2017 revival of Tony Kushner's landmark work Angels in America just opened in London, starring Stuart Angell, Mark Arnold, Arun Blair-Mangat, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Kate Harper, John Hastings, Claire Lambert, Nathan Lane, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Becky Namgauds, Mateo Oxley, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Russell Tovey, Paksie Vernon, Stan West and Lewis Wilkins. (more...)

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Open Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Shakespeare's raucous comedy The Taming of the Shrew opens Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park 2017 season on June 1st. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ten Eclectic Musicals to add to Your Netflix 'Watch Later' Queue
by Rachel Crawford - May 20, 2017

Since the big screen adaptation of CHICAGO took home an Academy Award more than a decade ago, movie musicals have seen a resurgence, with varying levels of success. There have been huge hits, like last year's LA LA LAND, and big disappointments, like 2009's NINE. While online video store Netflix doesn't have nearly as large of a collection of movie musicals as most Broadway fans would like, they do have a selection worth chilling with. Below, check out our list of 10 great musicals, from animated to live-action to captured on stage.  (more...)

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park Opens Season on 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Executive/Artistic Director Kathryn McGill has announced the 2017 Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park season. The upcoming season marks the company's 33rd and includes something for everyone, with raucous comedy, high wit , pathos and revenge. (more...)

BWW Review: Actors Co-op's To-Die-For Musical LUCKY STIFF is Full of Quirky Charm
by Ellen Dostal - May 17, 2017

Before Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty teamed up for iconic works like Ragtime, Once on this Island, and their current Broadway hit Anastasia,they wrote a crazy little musical called LUCKY STIFF. It was their first collaboration and, though it never made it to Broadway, it won the pair a Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theatre and launched a 30-year partnership that has helped shape the genre ever since. (more...)

Simon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Finds Full Company at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. (more...)

ABC Unveils 2017-18 Primetime Schedule ft. LITTLE MERMAID LIVE!, DWTS Jr. & More
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2017-18 slate of programming. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New York City. (more...)

Grammy- & Emmy-Nominated Pop Icon Katy Perry Set to Judge on ABC's AMERICAN IDOL
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

At today's upfront presentation at David Geffen Hall in New York City, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey announced that Grammy- and Emmy-nominated music luminary Katy Perry is set to judge the next generation of artists on ABC's revival of the beloved music competition series “American Idol.”   (more...)

JERSEY BOYS, Starring Mark Ballas, Opens This Week at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical 'Jersey Boys,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, opens May 18 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. 'Jersey Boys' previews May 16 and 17, and will continue through June 24, 2017. (more...)

ABC Renews BLACK-ISH, THE GOLDBERGS & More; DR KEN, THE CATCH Among Cancellations
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2017

Yesterday, ABC announced it new series pickups, renewal orders for current shows and cancellation of poorly performing series. (more...)

BWW Review: HER OPPONENT Recreates Clinton/Trump Debates With Genders Switched
by Michael Dale - May 11, 2017

As it pertains to the 2016 presidential election, the title HER OPPONANT doesn't necessarily refer to Donald Trump. As the first woman to top the ticket of one of America's major political parties, the name of co-creators Joe Salvatore (who also directs) and Maria Guadalupe's fascinating theatre piece could also refer to a number of Hillary Clinton's opponents, such as the public's lingering prejudices against women, the perception of her as an elitist Washington insider or just being a politician cursed with accusations of not being likeable. (more...)

Mark Ballas to Return as 'Frankie Valli' When JERSEY BOYS Hits Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Casting has been announced for the Los Angeles engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical 'Jersey Boys,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, previewing May 16 and 17, opening May 18 continuing through June 24, 2017, at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Today, March 30, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Get all the scoop on The Catch, airing on ABC today, March 30, 2017! (more...)

Designed Security Simplifies IT Infrastructure with Maxta Hyperconvergence
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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BWW Review: BACK TO METHUSELAH Completes Its Journey
by Hannah Menchhoff - Mar 27, 2017

BACK TO METHUSELAH: AS FAR AS THOUGHT CAN REACH leads you through a philosophical discussion through some familiar characters. (more...)

ImprovBoston Presents THE IMPROVISED POWERPOINT MYSTERIES: MIKE AND HIS FRIENDS SAVE THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Former ImprovBoston Mainstage Performer Mike Morrell creates a Powerpoint presentation with off-the-wall images for his friends to deliver. The Catch? His friends have never seen the slides before. Luckily, they're all veteran Boston improvisers. Audiences will find the comedy in most non-performers' worst nightmare: being totally and hilariously unprepared for the big presentation. The Improvised Powerpoint Mysteries: Mike and His Friends Save the World turns the stage into a boardroom on April 7th at ImprovBoston - for one night only. (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Thursday, April 13, 2017
by - Mar 27, 2017

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NBC's SUPERSTORE Grows to Its Most-Watched Episode Since January
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

NBC's SUPERSTORE (1.1/5 in 18-49, 4.2 million viewers overall from 8-8:30 p.m. ET) grows week to week in total viewers (4.219 million vs. 4.169 million) to its most-watched episode since Jan. 12 (4.332 million). (more...)

ABC's 'GREY'S and SCANDAL Are Top 2 TV Series in Adults 18 - 49
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Opposite increasing numbers for CBS' 2017 NCAA Basketball Regional Semifinals during primetime, ABC's TGIT lineup took 2nd place and qualified as the entertainment leader on Thursday for the 8th straight week since its January return in Adults 18-49 (1.3/5), beating Fox and NBC by 63% each (0.8/3 – tied). (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Today, March 23, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

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Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Thursday, April 6, 2017
by - Mar 22, 2017

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BARBECUE, THE LITTLE FOXES, WOLF HALL and More Set for Epic Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Epic Theatre Company is kicking off its sixth season with a diverse line-up of brand new, innovative and exhilarating work that looks at the relationship between power and the people it affects. (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Today, March 16, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on The Catch, airing on ABC today, March 16, 2017! (more...)

Playwrights, Creatives Announced for F*It Club's THE SPRING FLING: REBOUND at IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Rebound, seven new short plays by Ngozi Anyanwu (Good Grief), Lucy Boyle (The Blue Deep), Liza Birkenmeier (Radio Island), Ryan King (Burying Augustus), Dan Moyer (Half Moon Bay), Matthew Paul Olmos (So Go The Ghosts of Mexico), and Leah Nanako Winkler (Kentucky). (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Thursday, March 30, 2017
by - Mar 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on The Catch, airing on ABC on Thursday, March 30, 2017! (more...)

Holland America Line Introduces Rudi's Sel de Mer French Brasserie Pop-Up Restaurant to Six Ships in the Fleet
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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TFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. The production, which marks Godwin's first time directing Shakespeare for an American company, runs June 17 - July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

BWW Interview: The Yodel, the Cry, the Catch, the Growl - Christine Mild Brings Patsy Cline to Life
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 6, 2017

'It's all in the way she placed her voice. I like to call it the Kermit the Frog place - the soft palate at the back of the throat, and that's what activates the yodel, The Catch, the cry, the growl which are the iconic hallmarks of her singing. Patsy Cline wasn't really a technical singer; this all just came naturally to her, but for me as an actress and technical singer who has to do the show eight times a week, I have to make sure I am singing in a healthy, safe way and understand how to make that happen. So if I place the voice right - if I place it in the 'Patsy place'- it all happens without trying.' (more...)

The NNPN RWP of HALFTIME WITH DON Kicks Off at New Jersey Rep This Saturday!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the launch of the Rolling World Premiere Halftime with Don by Ken Weitzman at New Jersey Repertory Company. The play will receive a total of three distinct NNPN RWP productions in a 12-month period, rolling through Core Members New Jersey Repertory Company (Long Branch; June 24-July 30, 2017), Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis, IN; October 25-November 19, 2017), and B Street Theatre (Sacramento, CA; 2018). Halftime with Don was a finalist for the 2015 National Showcase of New Plays and is NNPN's 65th Rolling World Premiere. (more...)

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park Presents OR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park presents Liz Duffy Adams' playful comedy Or, based on the real life of Britain's first female playwright Aphra Behn. Directed by Laura Standley and featuring Artistic Director, Kathryn McGill, the production runs July 13 through July 23 at 2920 Paseo in the Paseo Arts District.  (more...)

Works by Nwandu, Jung, Colon and More Set for IGNITION Festival 2017 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for the 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Tuvalu, or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu; This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson; Spin Moves by Ken Weitzman; Tell Them I'm Still Young by Julia Doolittle; Wolf Play by Hansol Jung; and Suspension by Kristiana Rae Colon. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Ken Weitzman and HALFTIME WITH DON at NJ Rep 6/22 to 7/30
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 12, 2017

Broadwayworld.com interviewed playwright Ken Weitzman about his career and the upcoming show at NJ Rep, 'Halftime with Don.' Directed by Kent Nicholson, the play will be on the Long Branch Stage from 6/22 to 7/30. (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Today, April 6, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

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Disney XD Announces Season Two of LEGO STAR WARS: THE FREEMAKER ADVENTURES
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

A second season of the animated comedy adventure series LEGO STAR WARS: THE FREEMAKER ADVENTURES is set to return this summer on Disney XD. Recently nominated for four Daytime Emmy Awards, the fun Force-filled series will continue the story of the Freemakers as they join the Rebellion in their fight against the Empire. (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Thursday, April 20, 2017
by - Apr 3, 2017

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Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Today, April 27, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Thursday, May 11, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

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Scoop: THE CHEW 4/24 - 4/28 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 20, 2017

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Nefertite Nguvu's Feature Film IN THE MORNING Released Nationwide on Video On Demand
by Movies News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Today, indie filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu, announced that her award-winning feature film, IN THE MORNING will be released on Video on Demand (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Today, April 20, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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F*It Club to Present Seven Short Plays in THE SPRING FLING: REBOUND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Rebound, seven new short plays by Ngozi Anyanwu (Good Grief), Lucy Boyle (The Blue Deep), Liza Birkenmeier (Radio Island), Ryan King (Burying Augustus), Dan Moyer (Half Moon Bay), Matthew Paul Olmos (So Go The Ghosts of Mexico), and Leah Nanako Winkler (Kentucky). (more...)

ABC Is No. 1 for the Week in Adults 18-49 With 7 of the Top 15 Broadcast...
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

ABC earned 2nd place on Monday in Adults 18-49 (1.2/5) to “The Voice”-led NBC, beating CBS' original lineup by 20% (1.0/4) and Fox's first-run dramas by 71% (0.7/3 for “24: Legacy”/“APB”).  (more...)

Boston Playwrights' Theatre to Present BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XIX
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) presents the 19th annual Boston Theater Marathon and the ninth year of The Warm-Up Laps. This year's Boston Theater Marathon features 50 ten-minute plays, written by 53 New England playwrights, and produced by 50 New England theatres in ten hours. (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Thursday, May 4, 2017
by - Apr 17, 2017

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ABC Is No. 1 on Thursday as 100th Episode of SCANDAL Surges 17%
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

ABC ranked No. 1 on Thursday in Adults 18-49 (1.3/5-tied w/CBS), beating NBC by 63% (0.8/3) and Fox by 86% (0.7/3). (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Today, April 13, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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BWW Review: WHERE THERE'S A WILL at Theatre Three
by Melissa Giordano - Apr 12, 2017

The latest offering from Theatre Three, Where There's A Will, is indeed a special treat. Not only did Jeffrey Sanzel (Theatre Three's Artistic Director and a pillar of the Long Island theatre community) create the hilarious play, but he also assembled an all-star cast for the presentation. This zany production runs through May 6th at the Port Jefferson venue. (more...)

Ian Merrill Peakes to Take on Title Role in TIMON OF ATHENS at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Folger Theatre concludes its very successful 25th anniversary season this spring with Shakespeare's gripping tragedy Timon of Athens. (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Thursday, April 27, 2017
by - Apr 10, 2017

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Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Today, April 1, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

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