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Charlie Bethel Returns to Theatre Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Extraordinary solo performer Charlie Bethel returns to Theatre Project! (more...)

Michael Phelps to Headline Champion Honors Luncheon, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Michael Phelps, the American swimmer and holder of 23 Olympic Gold Medals, will headline the Annual Champion Honors Luncheon benefitting the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center as the 2017 Champion Honoree. Phelps, who holds the all-time records forOlympic gold medals(23), Olympic gold medals in individual events(13), andOlympic medals in individual events(16), will conduct a rare and unforgettable intimate conversation with a surprise celebrity conversationalist as a part of the luncheon program. The Champion Honors Luncheon will be at 11:30 am on March 3, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa in Indian Wells, CA. (more...)

ROUNDELAY to Tackle Sex in Later Life with Aerial Arts at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Visible Theatre's Roundelay is coming to the Southwark Playhouse from 23rd Feb - 18th March. (more...)

U.S. Premiere of Caryl Churchill's ESCAPED ALONE Headed to BAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

BAM presents the acclaimed Royal Court Theatre production of Caryl Churchill's Escaped Alone in its US premiere, running February 15-26, 2017. (more...)

Atlanta Blooms Explodes This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Welcome spring with a colorful bang of flower power in March and April as Atlanta Blooms explodes throughout the Atlanta Botanical Garden with hundreds of thousands of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocuses. (more...)

'After A While Crocodile: Alexa's Diary' Receives Outstanding Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Late in December, the National Science Teachers Association with The Children's Book Council announced that Arbordale's After A While Crocodile: Alexa's Diary landed a place on their prestigious Outstanding Science Trade Book reading list. After A While Crocodile is a project between Dr. Brady Barr and author Jennifer Keats Curtis with illustrations by Susan Detwiler. Barr has done extensive work with a crocodile head start program in Costa Rica where children raise American crocodiles from egg to release. This program is intended to teach a respect for these animals that are often misunderstood by the people that live in areas populated with the crocodiles. The story is written in a science journal style through the eyes of a young participant, Alexa. She records her observations as Jefe her American crocodile emerges from his egg and grows up until he is finally large enough to swim off on his own. A nonfiction section titled For Creative Minds is filled with informative facts and concludes the book. The CBC and NSTA organizations have collaborated to create this bibliographic list since 1973. Educators, parents and children are able to use this publication as a guide for selecting quality books to excite children about science. Barr has traveled the world in search of reptiles, and he is the first person to capture and study all 24 species of crocodilians. While Curtis may not get up close and personal with dangerous wildlife, she shares her passion for wildlife conservation through the many books she has written for children. Arbordale Publishing has long held the mission to bring science to young children through enjoyable reading. Online, the publisher offers a printable For Creative Minds section, and teaching activities guide for educators. After A While Crocodile: Alexa's Diary, along with Curtis's other Arbordale books are available in hardcover (9781628558340), paperback (9781628558357), Spanish paperback (9781628558364), and ebook formats through major retailers and distributors. (more...)

Segerstrom Center Of The Arts To Offer Dance And Music Lessons For Children With Disabilities
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

As part of its expanded commitment to serving the community, Segerstrom Center for the Arts will offer a series of inclusive dance and music classes for children ages 4 through 12. These programs are specially designed for children with disabilities such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders, audio and visual impairments and other complex needs, however all children are welcome. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East's SINBAD THE SAILOR is Best Selling Pantomime In The Theatre's History
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theatre Royal Stratford East's production of Sinbad The Sailor has broken all box office records with the highest income and attendance for any show in the theatre's history. Over 27,000 people have already booked tickets to see Sinbad The Sailor this year of which over 10,000 were first time visitors. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre to Present Free Performance for Local Children's Homes SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

For the past 42 years, Westchester Broadway Theatre has donated a matinee performance of one of its mainstage productions each year to the children residing in the area institutions in Westchester County. This Year The Children will be treated to our new musical production of 'SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER".    (more...)

Bookworks Albequerque Presents January Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

January brings events to Bookworks that explore transformations, education, social issues like war and charity, and great new literature. (more...)

Engineering Feats Take Immersive Show PIP'S ISLAND to New Heights; Will Close This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

In the magic of the holiday season, families can step off the busy Manhattan street into the many worlds of Pip's Island at the Skylight Modern, 537 West 27th Street, NYC.  The ground-breaking immersive play (for ages 4-10) combines sheer wonder and fun with exploration, empowerment, and learning.  (more...)

SNOW, DWARFS AND WHITE NIGHTS at Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Nitza Shaul invites children on a journey into the roots of Norwegian folktales and Scandinavian stories, in the show 'Snow, Dwarfs and White Nights' which will be performed as part of the Israeli Opera's 'Magical Sounds' series. (more...)

Romance to Take the Stage in Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's Regional Premiere of FIRST DATE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Check please! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens the second half of the season with the hilarious and sassy musical First Date, by Austin Winsberg, with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. (more...)

A Bernie Sanders Musical Takes the Revolution From Park Slope to Burlington
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

In Burlington, Vermont, the wind doesn't gust off Lake Champlain in a blustering violence and slam into the sides of buildings like it does in most lakeside cities. It rolls off, sails even, and meanders through the streets in an embracing breath, politely. (more...)

Save a Child's Heart with SYMPHONY OF THE HEART Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

SAVE A CHILD'S HEART (SACH), an international, humanitarian organization dedicated to providing life-saving pediatric heart surgery for indigent children from developing countries around the world, will present a benefit concert featuring a lineup of major international stars in a special evening of music and entertainment, Sunday, January 29th, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Topher Payne Talks GREETINGS FRIEND YOUR KIND ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
by Gracie McBride - Jan 4, 2017

Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Atlanta playwright Topher Payne about his new show, Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance is Required, premiering at Georgia Ensemble Theater on January 5 and running through the 22nd. A fun and quirky guy, Topher was a delight to talk to, and I'm looking forward to seeing what kinds of conversations Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance is Required will spark. Without further ado, Topher Payne! (more...)

RECO'S MAGIC Short to Debut at the 2017 California Women's Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Reco's Magic, a comedy short that tells the story of a middle class family that has fallen on hard times and how the entrepreneurial spirit of The Children comes to the rescue. (more...)

Great American Songbook Foundation Names New Leader
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Great American Songbook Foundation has selected a seasoned staff member to serve as its new vice president. (more...)

Second Series of MOLE BOOKS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Children are brought into the fascinating world of science and treated to the wonders this infinite world showcases. Young author Armaan J. Sarna holds the key for a fun learning experience as he shares the stories of 'Mole Books: Mole Witnesses a Miracle in Nature & Explore the World of Frogs with Mole' (published by Partridge India). The colourfully illustrated captivating stories let youngsters into the secretive world of butterflies and frogs. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN IN CONCERT, Starring Sarah Caraher, Coming to Trinity-St. Paul Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Podium Concert Productions (Peter da Costa and Mark Camilleri) presents the Tony Award-winning musical THE SECRET GARDEN In Concert for three performances only at the newly renovated and acoustically enhanced Trinity-St. Paul Centre/Jeanne Lamon Hal. (more...)

Photo Flash: SKIT Presents MY SON PINOCCHIO: Geppetto's Musical Tale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Award-winning ShowKids Invitational Theatre (SKIT) kicks off its season with Disney's MY SON PINOCCHIO: Geppetto's Musical Tale.  Real boys and girls of all ages will delight in the classic tale of an aging toymaker and his beloved wooden puppet in this Disney gem. (more...)

Flock to the Freo for Fireworks and Four Days of Fun
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

CONTRARY to popular belief, Australia Day has not been cancelled in Fremantle - plenty of free, family-friendly entertainment is on offer on January 26 and beyond, including the popular fireworks over Fishing Boat Harbour in the evening. (more...)

Comedy Short RECO'S MAGIC to Debut at the 2017 California Women's Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

RECO'S MAGIC, a comedy short that tells the story of a middle class family that has fallen on hard times and how the entrepreneurial spirit of The Children comes to the rescue. (more...)

Oddfellows Playhouse Teen Company to Present THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Tempest will be performed at Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater, 128 Washington St. by the Teen Company opening on January 26th and closing on February 4th. (more...)

Albertsons Companies Foundation And Entertainment Industry Foundation Award Over $4.6 Million In Grants To Hunger Relief Charities Through Hunger Is Program To Provide Mo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017


Tyler Perry to Receive 5th Annual PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD for Favorite Humanitarian
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

CBS and The People's Choice Awards announced today that Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People's Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, presented by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, during the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for David Walliams' AWFUL AUNTIE at the New Alexandra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for David Walliams' Awful Auntie, published by HarperCollins Children's Books, which comes to the New Alexandra Theatre from Wednesday 22 to Sunday 26 November 2017. (more...)

Sarah Raines to Bring Valentine's Day Cabaret Dinner to The Ellery Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The Sarah Raines Concert Series, which produced the hilarious, sold-out event 'All's Lehrer in Love and War,' presents a Valentine's Day Cabaret Dinner theatre at The Ellery Room on February 10. Expect more laughs, delicious food, and leave smiling whether you come with a group, with a date, or stag! (more...)

Hendersonville Performing Arts Company to Present CHARLOTTE'S WEB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company presents Charlotte's Web, adapted by Joseph Robinette and based on the book by E.B. White. (more...)

Entertain and Dine NJ Style
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 15, 2017

There are many exciting shows in New Jersey that are having their openings in January and February. We have paired some theatres with convenient restaurants that are ideal for Garden State entertainment buffs. Check out our some of our choices. (more...)

Amazon to Honor MLK Day with Free Streaming of AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Amazon Original Special AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963: Love Has to Win will be free to stream on Prime Video in the US beginning today (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), making for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)

The Yoram Loewenstein Acting Studio Proudly Presents FABIAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Erich Kästner, the renowned author, most famous for The Children's books he wrote: 'Emil and the Detectives', 'Thirty-five of May', ' Pünktchen and Anton' (Anna Louise and Anton), 'Das Doppelte Lottchen' (Lottie and Lisa) and many others. (more...)

Colleen Jones Pens 'The Green Ribbon Day'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

'The Green Ribbon Day': a book of little life lessons taught through many characters. This story is taken from real-life experiences the author has had in dealing with the many children she has loved throughout her life. (more...)

Dr. Sherry Bair Shares 'A Bear Named Boo'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Dr. Sherry Bair, a thirty-five-year veteran in the field of education, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'A Bear Named Boo': a light-hearted and potent tale that depicts the compassion and struggles of multiple characters when dealing with communication disorders. 'A Bear Named Boo' portrays people who talk via 'manual' communication and a bear who tries to learn! (more...)

BWW Review: Andrea Syglowski Holds the Keys to A DOLL'S HOUSE
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 13, 2017

Huntington Theatre Company's staging of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic drama, directed by Melia Bensussen, belongs to Andrea Syglowski and her formidable interpretation of Nora. James Noone's scenic design deserves kudos. (more...)

Children's Museum of Manhattan to Host SUNDAY FUNDAY Extravaganza This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Children's Museum of Manhattan will hold its Sunday Funday extravaganza on Sunday, Jan. 29 from 10:30 am to 2 pm at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. The ticketed event, benefiting the museum and sponsored by Nickelodeon, will bring together the best in family entertainment, indoor sports and games, creative workshops and fabulous food for the entire family. (more...)

ASSASSINS, IN THE HEIGHTS and More Set for Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2017 season will take patrons on a whirlwind adventure, from a Disney musical revue and a classic New York City love story to favorite hair bands of the 1980s and presidential assassinations. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera's 2017–18 Season Features Long-Awaited Return of Strauss's Elektra and Bellini's Norma
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Houston Grand Opera expands its commitment to broadening the audience for opera with a 2017-18 season that includes the first presentations of Leonard Bernstein's classic musical West Side Story by a major American opera house and the world premiere of composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Royce Vavrek's holiday opera The House without a Christmas Tree. HGO will present its first performances in a quarter century of two iconic works: Richard Strauss's revenge-filled Elektra with virtuoso sopranoChristine Goerke in the tempestuous title role and 2016 Richard Tucker Award-winner and HGO Studio alumna Tamara Wilson in her role debut as Chrysothemis, under the baton of HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers; and Bellini's grand-scale tragedy Norma showcasing the debut of stellar dramatic soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska in the notoriously difficult title role, with 2015 Tucker winner and HGO Studio alumna Jamie Barton as Adalgisa. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Houston Grand Opera expands its commitment to broadening the audience for opera with a 2017-18 season that includes the first presentations of Leonard Bernstein's classic musical West Side Story by a major American opera house and the world premiere of composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Royce Vavrek 's holiday opera The House without a Christmas Tree. (more...)

SPLISH SPLASH for the Very Young Opens in San Francisco 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

That's the central question in an interactive, theatrical experience for babies and toddlers that opens Friday, February 3, at The Children's Creativity Museum,221 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. (more...)

Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces February Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Irvine Barclay Theatre has announced its events lineup for February. See the full schedule below: (more...)

Music for Life International to Present MAHLER FOR VISION at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Music For Life International continues its decade-long tradition of global humanitarian concerts at Carnegie Hall by presenting Mahler For Vision, a benefit concert of Gustav Mahler's monumental Second Symphony "Resurrection" on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter December Rose Releases New Album 'Inside/Out'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Invitation Records is excited to announce the release of “Inside | Out,” the second album from singer/songwriter December Rose. (more...)

Children's Museum of Manhattan Announces Opening of 'Hello From Japan' Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Back by popular demand, The Children's Museum of Manhattan's Hello from Japan! exhibit is returning to The Children's Museum (212 West 83rd Street) beginning Jan. 20 through May 14, 2017. (more...)

HBO to Premiere BIG LITTLE LIES, Starring Reese Witherspoon & Nicole Kidman, 2/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California, nothing is quite as it seems. Doting moms, successful husbands, adorable children, beautiful homes: What lies will be told to keep their perfect worlds from unraveling? (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Take the Stage in 80's Fashion at Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

One of William Shakespeare's most produced plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream, takes the stage at Trinity Repertory Company and continues the 53rd season, Ghosts of the Past, Dreams of the Future from February 9 - March 24, 2017 in the Chace Theater. (more...)

Jungle Theater Opens 2017 Season with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

As the cold weather continues in Minnesota, the Jungle Theater warms up with an award-winning drama set in hot, steamy Florida. Anna in the Tropics opens the Jungle's 2017 Season on February 11 and runs through March 12, 2017 at the Lyn-Lake neighborhood theater, 2951 Lyndale Ave. S. in Minneapolis. The tropical heat and the American dream prove a volatile combination in this poetic and poignant play written by Cuban-born Nilo Cruz and directed by Los Angeles-based Larissa Kokernot. (more...)

Casting Announced For Channel 4 Playwrights Scheme Bursary Winning New Play
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

"I want to be rich. I was always fighting against it, like it was a dirty secret or something. And now I've got it, I can have whatever I want. I don't have to worry about anything. I don't have to care about anything. I don't even have to pretend I care." (more...)

Youngsters Wanted for World Premiere of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL at Birmingham Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Christmas may be over for another year, but Birmingham Repertory Theatre is already on the lookout for young actors to star in the forthcoming world premiere production of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL, which opens in Birmingham later this year, before touring around the country. (more...)

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