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TBG Theatre (New York, NY)
312 W. 36th St.

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Based on the 1980 film with screenplay by Carlton J. Albright and Edward Terry

A low-hanging cloud of radioactive waste turns a school bus full of children into second-rate zombies, who proceed to track down and zap their negligent parents one by one.

BWW Recap: 'Blood of My Blood' Returns on GAME OF THRONES
by Jessica Naftaly - May 30, 2016

We're over halfway done with this season of Game of Thrones, and last night's episode entitled “Blood of My Blood” should have probably been called “Home” (the title of Episode 2), considering more characters were reconnected with their past, began to discern who they are at the core versus who they are expected to be, as well as some literally returning home. However, we did get our mandatory dragon shot! Finally we found out where Summer's CGI budget went! Subsequently, we did get a lot of general plot development this week! Yay! Things happened! Arya was able to move past her stick training, Sam and Gilly got to their destination, we saw the return of two long gone uncles, and Jaime was forced out of the Kingsguard and into his book location! (more...)

BWW Interview: Douglas Carter Beane Kick-Starts the Rockettes' Summer Adventure
by Naomi Serviss - May 28, 2016

A Drama Desk award-winner is recruited to conjure up a New York adventure fit for audiences at Radio City. (more...)

Ursula Yovich Joins OUT OF THE BOX at QPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Acclaimed stage and screen actor Ursula Yovich will star in a brand new production showcasing the Australian natural environment, premiering at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Out of the Box festival for children eight years and under from 21 to 28 June 2016. (more...)

2nd Annual RED NOSE DAY Raises Over $31.5M for Kids in Need
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016 marked the second annual Red Nose Day in the US, raising more than $31.5 million to help children in need in the U.S. and in some of the poorest communities around the world. (more...)

DHX Media & Dentsu Entertainment USA, Inc. Strike Global Deal On New Animated Mega Man Series
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016


Philadelphia School of Circus Arts to Launch Summer Camp
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Philadelphia School of Circus Arts (5900A Greene Street) invites children to turn their summer upside-down - literally - during full-day "Summer Circus Camp."  Children five years old and up will train in static trapeze, aerial silks, juggling, plate-spinning, tightwire-walking, clowning and acrobatics.   Activities also include performance classes, co-operative games, and special guest artists.  While balancing, climbing and tumbling, children will build strength and flexibility, learn new skills, and increase their confidence. Full-day camp programs range from a one-week Junior Camp for 5 to 7 year olds, to a two-week Youth Camp for 8 to 14 years old. Two new camps this year include Circus Camp A La Carte for children who need a flexible schedule (pick a day or a week!) and Performance Intensive Camp for advanced students who want to train like the pros right here in Philadelphia! (more...)

QPAC's Out of the Box to Open in June
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The countdown is on for Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) biennial Out of the Box festival for children eight years and under opening at QPAC and across the Cultural Precinct and South Bank on Tuesday 21 June 2016. (more...)

BWW Blog: Eliza Porsella - Don't Knock the Scenery!
by Guest Blogger: Elizabeth Porsella - May 25, 2016

With less than a month before "Shrek" makes its debut, we have doubled our rehearsal time. We have also had many more morning rehearsals to clean the dances. So far all of the morning rehearsals are for the Duloc performance. The Duloc number is still shaky. Our music teacher also plays the piano faster than the recorded music we rehearse to. Therefore, we are usually late for certain parts. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale For Justin Fletcher's Live Show at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 24, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for Justin Fletcher's self-penned show JUSTIN LIVE! at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on Sunday 25th September 2016 at 10:45am and 1:45pm. Also known as Mr Tumble, Justin stars in the CBeebies smash hit shows Gigglebiz, Something Special, Jollywobbles, Higgledy House, Tikabilla, is a relief presenter and has also provided character voices into Tweenies, Boo, Toddworld, Shaun the Sheep and many more. (more...)

Annenberg Center Live Sets International Children's Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Each year, Annenberg Center Live takes young audiences places they can only imagine with its annual Children's Festival. This year is no exception. The 2016 Philadelphia International Children's Festival is set to run June 2-4. The Festival features circus arts, music, theatre and storytelling as well as lots of activities in the outdoor FUN ZONE. Tickets cost $10. Seating is general admission. Tickets are available online at or by phone at 215.898.3900. The Annenberg Center is located at 3680 Walnut Street. (more...)

BUMBLESCRATCH Gala Charity Performance Set for Adelphi Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

On Sunday 4 September 2016 at 7.30pm there will be a very special Gala Charity Concert of Robert J. Sherman's new musical BUMBLESCRATCH at the Adelphi Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: PROGRAM B of 'Soaking Wet' Wipes out with Lame Jokes and Relentless Repetition
by Juan Michael Porter II - May 23, 2016

On paper, Lawrence Goldhuber/Bigmanarts contrasted with Christopher Williams -- both theatrically inclined and unafraid of being wacky -- sounds marvelous. Marvelous dance evenings are certainly what Mr. Parker usually presents, but many hours after the fact I am still waiting for the magic of May 19th, 2016 to coalesce.  (more...)

Anthea Thompson to Muse on MY BRILJANTE EGSKEIDING at the Drostdy Theatre this June
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Geraldine Aron's MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE has been produced worldwide since its debut in 2001, including a production featuring British comic legend, Dawn French. Now for the first time in South Africa, and in Afrikaans, MY BRIJLANTE EGSKEIDING will star Anthea Thompson.  (more...)

MJ12 Featuring Bass Legend Percy Jones to Release Debut Album, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

MJ12, featuring Brand X bass legend Percy Jones, will be releasing their eagerly awaited debut album on Gonzo Multimedia UK on June 24, 2016. (more...)

Rooftop Films Adds LITTLE MEN and AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY to 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Rooftop Films has added both Little Men and Author: The JT LeRoy Story to the 20th Annual Summer Series. The Rooftop Films Summer Series takes place from May 20th-August 20th in various locations across New York City. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC - A Beautiful Pleasant Show
by Tim Carney - May 23, 2016

The Sound of Music is a timeless classic piece of musical theatre. It spans generations and has brought life and laughter to families for over 50 years. It's a story of human triumph over evil, of love, sacrifice, raising children and of belief. It has all the ingredients for a story to tap into our souls and remind us that in the face of real adversity there is always light, there is always a way to overcome the challenge. (more...)

The Old Rep Sets Summer Events
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The Old Rep are putting on a string of events to make this summer half term your best yet, packed with lots of family fun and entertainment. Kick off with a FREE family fun day at the Library of Birmingham, followed by an adventure of Jurassic proportions with the award-winning Dinosaur Park, and the incredible Monstersaurus (from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants). Whatever you choose to see or do, The Old Rep has something to amaze and delight every member of your family this half term! (more...)

BWW Recap: GAME OF THRONES Reveals Shocking Truths in 'The Door'
by Jessica Naftaly - May 23, 2016

This weeks episode of GAME OF THRONES entitled 'The Door,' revealed a lot of information and answers to some of the biggest questions of the series, as well answered some questions that don't necessarily need answering. In a show riddled with plot holes, some of which were highlighted this episode, their ability to carry out reveals and give us answers isn't always up to task. If your biggest concern watching GAME OF THRONES was finding out the origin of Hodor's name, then this was the episode for you! If the importance of finding out the origin of the White Walkers, the biggest threat that endangers the lives of all of our characters, is highest on the scale for you, you'll get answer, but the attention and care given to revealing said answer may disappoint you. It's all apparent just looking at the recaps and reactions. The most used phrase from an episode in which we learn where the White Walkers came from, another direwolf dies, a mythic race goes extinct, and the Starks make a battle plan, is 'Hold the door!' That says quite a lot. (more...)

GANGSTA GRANNY Coming to The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

DAVID Walliams' most popular book has been made into a stage show and comes to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month (June). (more...)

Playwrights Daisy Foote, Adam Bock & Sarah Ruhl Among Space on Ryder Farm's 2016 Residents
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

SPACE on Ryder Farm, the non-profit artist residency program located on Ryder Farm, an idyllic 200 year-old working organic farm in Brewster, New York announces its 2016 season for The Working Farm, Family Residency, Creative Solutions Symposium and Artistic Residency programs. 2016 residents include playwrights Adam Bock, Cusi Cram, Daisy Foote, Adam Rapp, J.T. Rogers, Sarah Ruhl, recipients of the inaugural Relentless Award--Clare Barron and Sarah DeLappe--indie folk band Jamestown Revival, Pig Iron Theatre Company, SoHo Rep, and actor and playwright Hamish Linklater. (more...)

Princeton Ballet School Announces Placement Class Schedule for Fall 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, announces its Placement Class schedule in order to determine fall classes. (more...)

Panasonic to Launch Global Marketing Activities for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016


by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

On the heels of their smash hit inaugural production of MARY POPPINS, Act Too Pro is proud to announce their next project - WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY.  (more...)

Riverside Children's Theatre Reveals Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Riverside Children's Theatre (RCT), the educational arm of Riverside Theatre, will present six shows this summer that will delight and entertain the whole family. The months of June, July and August will feature some of the most talented young actors, singers, and dancers in the area as they perform a classic Disney film on stage, relive popular songs from the 1980's, and dance with a professional dance company. (more...)

WE Day and Prince's Charities Canada Announce Winners of New Royal Awards to Celebrate Canadian Youth Making a Difference in the World
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016


I'LL SAY SHE IS Opened 92 Years Ago Today; Revival to Begin May 28 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

I'LL SAY SHE IS, the legendary musical comedy that was the Broadway debut of the Marx Brothers, originally opened 92 years ago today -- on May 19, 1924 at the 875-seat Casino Theatre on Broadway at 39th Street. It played for 313 performances before being lost to history. Thanks to Grouch Marx enthusiast Noah Diamond, I'LL SAY SHE IS will return to the stage in a historic new production at The Connelly Theater beginning previews May 28. (more...)

BWW Review: ALMOST HOLY is Challenging Look at Vigilante Priest in Ukraine
by Marakay Rogers - May 19, 2016

Ghenadiy is your typical Russian Orthodox priest. With boxing gloves, a van, and midnight raids on drug houses, where he kidnaps The Children hanging in them. Is this any way to run a children's charity? He thinks so. Do we? (more...)

True Drinks Launches Preservative-Free AquaBall
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

True Drinks Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: TRUU), a healthy beverage provider and maker of The Children's beverage AquaBall, today announced the commencement of production of its new preservative-free AquaBall Naturally Flavored Water. The Company also announced the launch of their new website at (more...)

Bay Area Playwrights Festival Opens in July
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Playwrights Foundation's 39th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) will open July 15, 2016 featuring staged readings of six acutely original, new works reflectin contemporary issues from the South/North Korean divide to institutionalized racial oppression. The plays are united by the struggles the mostly young protagonists grapple with, and by each emerging playwright's highly imaginative and poetic approach. (more...)

26th Rhythm World Festival to Spotlight Generations of Talent This July
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), which creates community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, presents the 26th annual Rhythm World. (more...)

BWW Review: Prime Stage's THE GIVER Stays True to Novel
by Dylan Shaffer - May 18, 2016

Imagine yourself in middle school again. It's quite difficult to fully embody the memory, seeing as how most of us were considerably shorter and much more ignorant about the world; but Prime Stage's production of The Giver provides visible introspection of ourselves through the character of Jonas, the 12-year-old protagonist superbly portrayed by Capa sixth grader Will Sendera. (more...)

Blink Fitness Names David Collignon as Vice President of Operations
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

NEW YORK, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Blink Fitness - the premium-quality, value-based gym has announced the appointment of David Collignon as the Vice President of Operations. For the past three years, Collignon has served as Vice President of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement for Equinox Holdings, which includes Equinox, PURE Yoga, SoulCycle, and Blink Fitness. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE ICEMAN COMETH at TampaRep
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Tampa Repertory Theatre will produce Eugene O'Neill's landmark American drama THE ICEMAN COMETH at Studio 120 on the University of South Florida campus from June 16 to July 3. (more...)

Sandy Taylor and Justin Anthony Long to Star in MARY POPPINS at MPAC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) presents its fourth annual spring production, MARY POPPINS, from June 3, 2016 to June 5, 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Menagerie of Costumes in MKE Ballet's ALICE (IN WONDERLAND) Captures Stunning Magic
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - May 17, 2016

How curious and curiouser an English children's fantasy written in 1865 for three sisters has been translated into 174 languages and never been out of print since, never once. Lewis Carroll's surreal tale 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,' usually shortened to 'Alice in Wonderland,' appears on stage at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts when Artistic Director Michael Pink and Milwaukee Ballet present their version of Alice in Wonderland, which first premiered at the Washington Ballet in 2012, With this immense production of Alice, MKE Ballet Costume Manager Mary Piering completes 32 years in the company's costume shop at 5th and National to refit the more than 120 costumes for the one weekend only performances. A visit to the shop the week of rehearsals found Piering stitching on a small headpiece, putting the finishing touches on the entire cast's wardrobe. (more...)

'Backstage at the Geffen' Exclusive Online Auction Featuring Exotic Travel, Luxury Items And Priceless Experiences: Now Open To The Public Through May 21st
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016


Tourette Association Launches Social Media Initiative To Challenge Communities To See Tourette In A Positive Light
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016


Cortland Rep's Box Office to Open 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Cortland Repertory Theatre Box Office will open for all summer ticket sales for their 45th Anniversary season starting on Monday, May 23rd. (more...)

2016 Bay Area Playwrights Festival to be Held in July
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Playwrights Foundation's 39th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) will open July 15, 2016 featuring staged readings of six intensely original new works reflecting contemporary issues from the South/North Korean divide to institutionalized racial oppression. The plays are united by the struggles the mostly young protagonists grapple with, and by each emerging playwright's highly imaginative and poetic approach. (more...)

VIDEO: Celine Dion Reveals Final Moments with Husband Rene Angelil in Exclusive Interview
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

In an exclusive interview with ABC News Deborah Roberts, singer Celine Dion shared the final moments with her late husband, René Angélil who passed away following a long battle with cancer. (more...)

2016 Tamarack Ottawa Race to Raise Nearly $50 Million for Charity, 5/28-29
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

OTTAWA, ON - Close to 50,000 runners will hit the streets of Ottawa for Canada's largest running weekend the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend on May 28 and 29. Many will be making their race more meaningful by raising funds for one of the 61 charities associated with the 2016 Scotiabank Charity Challenge, including three featured charities: (more...)

The Barboza Method Fitness Studio Opens in West Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

The Barboza Method Studio is proud to announce its grand opening on Sunday, April 17th. An opening night event will be held on April 17th from 4 to 9pm. Guests will enjoy drinks and food from neighboring bar The Pikey, and local fresh juice favorite Open Source Organics, and food from PopKitch. Red carpet and photos begin at 4pm. The launch event is open to the press, industry insiders, and clients. (more...)

Accomplice Announces New Adventures in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Accomplice, an interactive theater group that blends the fun of a scavenger hunt with smart improvisational theater for a one of a kind experience, announces two new shows for the summer season. Beginning June 2016, tourists and native New Yorkers alike will be able to experience The Quest for the Seven Teeth, a children's experience through Central Park; and The Quest for the Missing Slipper, a ladies night out based on the Cinderella fairy tale. For a limited time, show-goers can take advantage of special pricing during three previews for each show on select dates in the month of June, with a cost of $40 for The Children's experience and $70 for the ladies night out experience. (more...)

The Children's Acting Company Presents GREASE at American Theatre of Actors Opening 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2016

The Children's Acting Company production of 'Grease: School Version', opens Friday, May 20 at American Theatre of Actors, located at 314 West 54 Street.  Performances are Friday, May 20 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, May 21 at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm, and Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: THE KABUKI SLEEPING BEAUTY Brings to Light Japanese Traditional Theater, Caters to Children
by Hannah Herner - May 15, 2016

CATCO is Kid's final production of the season brought the far east to Central Ohio with a new take on the classic story of sleeping beauty. (more...)

BWW INTERVIEWS: Jonathan Rockefeller, Creator & Producer Of THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Chats to BWW Sydney
by Jade Kops - May 15, 2016

Following the announcement that THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW was nominated for the Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Family Show and the Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, BWW Sydney had a chat with Creator and Producer Jonathan Rockefeller. (more...)

First Look - New Image Revealed from Steven Spielberg's THE BFG
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2016

Steven Spielberg and the cast of 'The BFG' have arrived in Cannes for the film's World Premiere at a gala screening at the Palais des Festivals on Saturday, May 14. (more...)

InnerWorkings Returns as Pro-Am Title Sponsor at the FedEx St. Jude Classic
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016


Sherill S. Cannon Wins CLC Seal of Approval in THE GOLDEN RULE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Prolific children's book author Sherrill S. Cannon has done it again. After receiving 39 awards for her eight children's books, her latest, 'The Golden Rule,' was cited by Children's Literary Classics, receiving the CLC Seal of Approval. The rhyming picture book teaches the powerful message: 'Treat others as you want to be treated.' (more...)

New Line Developing Misty Copeland Biopic LIFE IN MOTION; REMEMBER THE TITANS Writer on Script
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2016

Titled LIFE IN MOTION: AN UNLIKELY BALLERINA, the project is based on Copeland's biography of the same name. REMEMBER THE TITAN's Gregory Allen Howard will pen the film's script. (more...)

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