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Two River Theater Announces the Lineup of Artists for AN EVENING ON THE MUSICAL FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Two River Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces An Evening on the Musical Frontier, a benefit performance featuring songs from musicals in development at Two River. Alec Baldwin is the Honorary Event Chair for the one-night special event on Friday, May 12, which will begin with a cocktail reception at 6pm. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Today, April 29, 2017
by - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on today, April 29, 2017! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 4/28 - SCHOOL OF ROCK and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 4/28 - SCHOOL OF ROCK and More! (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...)

VIDEO: First Look - Amazon Original Special AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: SUMMER CAMP, FRIENDS FOR LIFE
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Amazon Original Special AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: SUMMER CAMP, FRIENDS FOR LIFE will premiere on prime video on Friday, June 9th in the US, UK, Germany and Austria. (more...)

BWW Preview: Must-See Shows in Atlanta in May
by Amy Zipperer - Apr 28, 2017

In case you haven't heard, I-85 has gone all zombie apocalypse. But if you're willing to fight the undead, Atlanta's offering up some promising shows this May. (more...)

Author Ends Silence About Her Experiences with Otherworldly Visitors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Paul Rudnick's New Play BIG NIGHT and More Slated for 2017-18 at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 2017-2018 season at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

New York City Divorce Lawyer Newman Hits Best Seller w/1st Book: Soon To Be Ex
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Photo Flash: Camden Schoolchildren Promote Walking Campaign with Cast of STOMP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Today, Thursday 27 April, Argyle Primary School in King's Cross took part in Camden Council's 'Daily Mile' campaign to boost walking in the borough. The Children set off from the school (on Tonbridge Street) to the Ambassadors Theatre, to take to the stage with STOMP cast members Andrew Patrick, Rob Shaw, Rhys Shone and Sam Wilmott. They were also joined by Camden Council's Cabinet Member for Children, Angela Mason CBE. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Orpheum Theatre Offering 'Mending Hearts' Arts Camp for Grieving Children
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Orpheum Theatre Group announced the addition of a special two-week long camp to its 2017 summer camp programming. Founded by President & CEO Brett Batterson, the first annual Mending Hearts Camp will serve children ages 6-13 that have experienced the death of one or both parents. (more...)

BWW Review: HETTY FEATHER at Delaware Theatre Company
by Greer Firestone - Apr 26, 2017

The performing arts has many siblings, many guises, many mutations on a theme. Is HETTY FEATHER a drama, is it a musical? Or is it a creative hybrid with no discernible niche? (more...)

BWW Interview: Jeff Deglow of INTERRUPTING VANESSA at Childsplay
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 26, 2017

Interrupting Vanessa is a very sweet compact play; it is slow, compassionate, and very concise. It does not pander to its audience, and is not superfluous in its story telling. It is beautifully paced and allows for audiences of different ages to enjoy it. The message of holding on, and moving on, is gentle and very organic in its writing. Adults experience a very different play than The Children do. It is such a joy to be part of telling this story. (more...)

Taylor Mac to Take A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC Across the Country
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Taylor Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, the singular artist's 24-hour performance art concert, in its entirety in San Francisco and Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND Finds Its Wings At The Hobby Center
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Apr 26, 2017

BWW Review: With Ups And Downs FINDING NEVERLAND Ultimately Takes Flight (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Host Physical Therapy Panel Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5:15 pm, American Repertory Ballet will host a panel discussion, 'Physical Therapy: Taking Care of the Young Dancer's Body,' as part of its On Pointe enrichment series. This event will be held at ARB's Princeton studios, located in the Princeton Shopping Center (301 North Harrison Street, above McCaffrey's). This event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico to Honor Rita Moreno with Lifetime Achievement Award at 2017 Carnaval Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Ballet Hispanico will honor Puerto Rican legendary actress and EGOT winner Rita Moreno with the Toda Una Vida Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by actress Gina Rodriguez, and Ecuadorian-American Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO Nina Vaca with the Nuestra Inspiracion Award, presented by Ralph de la Vega, the former Vice Chairman of AT&T Inc. and CEO of Business Solutions & International, at its annual Carnaval Gala in The Plaza Hotel's Grand Ballroom, 768 Fifth Avenue, NYC on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 6:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: The 5 & Dime's A NEW BRAIN Exudes Heart And Music
by Heather Vollman - Apr 25, 2017

Ron Shreve's vision for this show is stunningly complimented by Erin Barnes' musical direction. Intricately staged, every movement is purposeful to the story. The acoustics at The 5 and Dime are swell, and this cast of ten posesses a full, awe-inspiring sound. Rarely a missed note was uttered, and not once did I catch an early execution of a line. (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...)

Sensory-Friendly Performance of ANNIE KIDS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

April is Autism Awareness Month, and Mike Risko Music School welcomes the opportunity to present a free, sensory-friendly performance of Annie KIDS at 5 p.m., April 29, 2017. (more...)

The Wilbury Group to Close 2016-17 Season with SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Wilbury Group closes its 2016/17 season with the multiple Tony Award-winning rock musical with Spring Awakening. (more...)

Carol Burnett Will Be Recognized as 'Champion of Children' at 2017 Colleagues Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 29th Annual Colleagues Spring Luncheon and Oscar de la Renta will present award-winning actress and best-selling author Carol Burnett with The Colleagues Champion of Children Award, which honors those who have made a lasting impact on the lives of children. (more...)

loanDepot to Host Deep Sea Fishing Adventure for Wounded Vets, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Freedom Alliance, a nonprofit organization that supports injured service members and their families, joins loanDepot to host seven veterans for a fishing adventure April 28-30 in Cabo San Lucas aboard Bad Company, the world's most successful professional deep sea fishing tournament-rigged yacht. (more...)

BWW Interview: Davis Cameron Lemley in CAT IN THE HAT at The Growing Stage 5/5 to 5/21
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 24, 2017

The Growing Stage completes its 35th Anniversary Main Stage season with 'Dr. Seuss's THE CAT IN THE HAT' directed by Lori B. Lawrence. Based on the book by Dr. Seuss, the show will be on the Netcong stage from May 5th to May 21st. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Davis Cameron Lemley who plays Cat in the show. (more...)

OperaUpClose Presents ULLA'S ODYSSEY at Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Children and families that go to Ulla's Odyssey at Greenwich Theatre on Sunday, April 30, could also be involved in an artistic revolution aiming to knock down the barriers that have built up around opera. (more...)

Colorado's Finest Singers Come Together for X-VOX: GENERATIONS JOINED IN SONG
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

On May 7, 2017 at 3:00 pm the halls of First Presbyterian Church will be filled with the sound of voices of many generations joined in song. The Chamber Singers of the Colorado Springs Chorale and the Summit Ensemble of the Colorado Springs Children's Chorale will present Ralph Vaughan Williams' beautiful Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant us Peace)as the featured work in this season's X-VOX: Generations Joined in Song.  (more...)

Stevie Van Zandt Teams With Ronald McDonald House to Combat Pediatric Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Today, Ronald McDonald House® New York announced that it will partner with Stevie Van Zandt as an official friend and ambassador of the House (more...)

THE NNPN Rolling World Premiere of RELATIVITY Rolls Through Iowa City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 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 initial success of the Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Relativity by Mark St. Germain as Riverside Theatre (Iowa City, IA,) presents its RWP production through April 30. (more...)

THREE DAYS OF RAIN Set to Open in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Perpetual drifter Walker Janeway reappears in New York for the reading of his father's will. He and his sister expect to inherit the famed Janeway House that their father Ned designed with his business partner, Theo. But when the house is left to Theo's son instead, the betrayal leads Walker to unearth a cryptic journal that he believes proves his father is a fraud. The truth of the past, however, is much different than any of them realize. Shifting from present to past, THREE DAYS OF RAIN examines the depth of family secrets and how one event can be seen from many points of view. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS, Starring Dianne Wiest, Starts This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Theatre for a New Audience presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days, beginning this Sunday, April 23. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

BWW Interview: Five on Friday with BLACK & WHITE's Thola Antamu
by David Fick - Apr 21, 2017

Thola Antamu is a theatre-maker and performer, as well as a fearless blogger. Currently preparing for her performance in BLACK & WHITE at the Theatre Arts Admin Collective, she found time to answer some questions about the production and her views of theatre in South Africa. (more...)

BWW Review: SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL 2017: SUMMER 1993 at Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
by Barry Lenny - Apr 21, 2017

Summer 1993 is a beautiful, moving and positive film. (more...)

Gillette Castle State Park Supervisor Philip Yuris Receives IMTY Award for Leadership
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Gillette Castle State Park Supervisor, Philip Yuris, is the honored recipient of the 2017 International Museum Theater Alliance IMTY award. (more...)

Teaneck Community Charter School Presents New Young Performers' Edition of GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Dreaming big continues to pay off for the Teaneck Community Charter School in Teaneck, New Jersey which won one of ten grand prizes in the nationwide "NBC's 'Smash': Make a Musical" program. The honor bolstered the school's ambition to stage their own musical theater productions and implement a self-sustaining theater program. (more...)

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull Continue to Share the Stage with 2nd Leg of Their North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

One of the hottest tours of the summer will continue well into the fall when two of the most engaging live performers in music today, multi-platinum selling and multiple Grammy Award-winning global superstars Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull, share the stage for an additional 18 dates, announced today. (more...)

New Britain Youth Theater Stages Mark Twain's THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A Mark Twain classic with a theatrical twist is New Britain Youth Theater's next production on stage. (more...)

FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL Returns for a Special Encore at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is delighted to present an encore presentation of Fancy Nancy, The Musical as part of its third season of Theater for Young Audiences. Book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Danny Abosch and directed by Angeline Mirenda based on original staging by Kelly Todd, Fancy Nancy, the Musical will preview from May 5 through May 13; regular performances will begin May 13 and continue through May 28 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Screening, Showtune Sing-a-longs and More Set for United Palace This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

United Palace, the stunning architectural gem that recalls the movie palaces of a bygone era, is hosting a series of blockbuster special events for adults and children of all ages on the weekend of May 6 and 7. (more...)

Sue Perkins, Sara Pascoe, Richard Herring and Many More Shows Announced as Part of Pleasance's Edinburgh Fringe 2017 Line-Up!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On Thursday, 20th April Pleasance Theatre Trust announces 132 more shows on sale with an array of exciting newcomers and Festival favourites highlighting the pages of Edinburgh Fringe 2017 programme. (more...)

Aimco Achieves Denver Post Top Workplace Designation for the Fifth Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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BWW Interview: Emmy-Award Winner William Daniels Talks Playing Mr. Feeny, KITT & Dr. Craig
by Kevin Pollack - Apr 20, 2017

Many fans may remember William Daniels from TV on shows like Boy Meets World (Mr. George Feeny), St. Elsewhere (Dr. Craig), Night Rider (KITT) and the Broadway cast and film of the first historical musical of our founding fathers, 1776 (John Adams). (more...)

Works by Christopher Shinn, Zakiyyah Alexander and More Set for EST's 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre and Radio Drama Network announced today the lineup for the 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS, the biennial festival series of brand new plays from emerging playwrights. (more...)

Circus Hub Returns Bigger and Better with an Incredible International Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

After two successful years Circus Hub is bigger and better than ever before - presenting larger venues and bigger companies, this years programme is packed full of high flying, spectacular acrobatics to marvel at.  2017's programme is truly international, with companies coming from Ethiopia, Colombia, Belgium, Ireland and Australia to offer Fringe audiences the best of world circus and cabaret. (more...)

Blockchain Technology Startup Humaniq Raises $3.8M and Signs Contract With Deloitte
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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The Growing Stage Presents Final Main Stage Show of the Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong completes its 35th Anniversary Main Stage season with Dr. Seuss's THE CAT IN THE HAT.  The show runs May 5th through May 21st with performances Fridayevenings at 7:30 PM, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 4:00 PM. Based on the book by Dr. Seuss and originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain, Dr. Seuss's THE CAT IN THE HAT was adapted and originally directed by Katie Mitchell. (more...)

Hardwell Opens Guestlist Festival for 'United We Are' to Educate Children
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

On December 13th 2015 iconic dance music DJ/Producer Hardwell joined hands with India's Guestlist4Good Social Enterprise and Mumbai based non-profit organisation Magic Bus, to stage an aid event that provided education for over 18,000 young underprivileged children living in India. (more...)

Victor Goines to Perform with the NYYS Jazz Band at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Saxophonist and clarinetist Victor Goines joins director Andy Clausen and the New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band for its season finale on Sunday, May 7th at the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 3:30pm. (more...)

Shaina Taub's AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Adaptation to Bring Friends, Feuds and Romance to Public Works This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub. Directed by Laurie Woolery, AS YOU LIKE IT will once again feature over 200 actors and community members alongside equity actors. Now in its fifth season, this unforgettable Public Works musical adaptation about chance encounters and self-discovery, will run for five nights for free, September 1-5, at the Delacorte Theater. (more...)

3DBear and Junior Library Guild Bring 3D Printing, Augmented Reality, and Virtual Reality to Classrooms
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Helsinki-based, edtech software company, 3DBear Ltd has signed an agreement with Junior Library Guild that serves over 22,000 schools and libraries in the U.S. 3DBear is an online learning tool for 3D printing, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) that is now available in the US through Junior Library Guild (JLG). (more...)

BWW Review: Stars Shine for Lyrical Tribute to Music and Legacy of Pete Seeger at Kennedy Center
by Jeffrey Walker - Apr 18, 2017

For one night, folk music legend Pete Seeger's legacy in song was celebrated by a diverse array of musical talent. The Kennedy Center Concert Hall stage held a who's who including multiple Grammy winners, living legends and up-and-coming artists performing in tribute to the singer and activist Pete Seeger. Hosted by Larry Groce of National Public Radio's MOUNTAIN STAGE, the long and satisfying evening was officially entitled PETE SEEGER AND THE POWER OF SONG: TRIBUTE TO A FOLK LEGEND. No frills, no fuss, just great music performed with the same simplicity and power Seeger was known for during his own long career. (more...)

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