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Disney's THE LION KING JR! Rules at Playhouse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Disney's The Lion King JR. is playing at The Duluth Playhouse starting on March 16 at 7:00pm for 2 weeks through March 26, 2017. The 90-minute musical is based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor and the 1994 Disney film. (more...)

BWW Interview: ADAM PASCAL Reflects on Tim Rice's Legacy Ahead of Sunday's YAA Concert
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 9, 2017

This Sunday, Adam Pascal will join the Young Artists of America (YAA) in paying tribute to the Tony, Oscar and Grammy Award Winning lyricist in The Circle of Life: The Songs of Tim Rice in Concert. (more...)

Legendary Composer Danny Elfman to receive Max Steiner Award in Vienna
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

 Vienna is without a doubt the music capital of the world. More famous composers have lived here than in any other city - in Vienna, music is literally in the air. It's no surprise that therefore it's the Austrian born composer Max Steiner ("Gone with the Wind", "Casablanca"), who is one of the fathers of film music as we know it today. (more...)

Playwright Ayad Akhtar and More Slated for Huntington's THE WHO & THE WHAT Special Programs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

In conjunction with its upcoming production of The Who & the What the Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. (more...)

John McEuen and Friends to Perform at Eccles Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Park City Institute presents John McEuen and Friends, "Will The Circle Be Unbroken," on April 8, at 7:30 PM, at the Eccles Center. The Grammy and CMA Award winner will perform with fellow Nitty Gritty Dirt Band members Les Thompson, and John Cable, along with Matt Catsonis. The multi-media show, will feature live music and rare video footage of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, which McEuen founded fifty years ago. (more...)

'God Gave Us Wings' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

HOUSTON, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ In God Gave Us Wings: A Journey to Success: Theirs, Mine, and Yours, Connie Rankin shares the stories of 10 powerful women, including herself, who have survived incredible challenges, learned to thrive and completed The Circle by giving back to others. (more...)

Theatr Clwyd Announces 2017 Summer and Autumn Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

As she completes her first year as Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey today announces the 2017 Summer and Autumn seasons for the company. These include four world premieres; BoHo, a co-production with Hijinx Theatre which features both learning disabled and non-disabled actors, and, after a successful collaboration on the production of Love Lies and Taxidermy, Theatr Clwyd reunites with Paines Plough to open the 2017 Roundabout Season with co-productions of Black Mountain, Out Of Love and How To Be A Kid in collaboration with the Orange Tree Theatre. The Theatr Clwyd and Sheffield Theatres co-production of a new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, by Welsh Playwright Peter Gill, will be directed by Harvey and will open at Clwyd from the 21 September ahead of transferring to Sheffield Theatres as part of Robert Hastie's inaugural season. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Unwin's ALL OUR CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Full casting is announced for Stephen Unwin's, All Our Children, his gripping new play which probes one of the darkest episodes in recent history. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION KING at the Eccles is Spectacular
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 27, 2017

The national tour of Disney's THE LION KING, currently playing at the new Eccles Theater, is filled with visual spectacle and larger-than-life wonder. THE LION KING is more than just a musical.  It is an experience that is not to be missed and unlikely to ever be forgotten. (more...)

Beat the Fare Hike and Ride The Subway For Free Courtesy Of Broadway Hit IN TRANSIT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

IN TRANSIT, Broadway's first ever a cappella musical, and the MTA are teaming up to help audience members travel "Deep Beneath the City" free for one week! From March 27 through March 31, customers who purchase a full price ticket to IN TRANSIT for any performance through April 30 will receive a FREE 7 day unlimited MetroCard. (more...)

ONEOHONE Theatre Company to Bring Interactive Storytelling to Theatre N16 in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

After creating a splash on the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringes, including winning the FringeGuru Editor's Choice Award and being nominated for 'Most Groundbreaking Act' by Latest 7 Magazine, ONEOHONE returns to London with a mix of old and new scenarios, running April 4th - 8th 2017 at Theatre N16. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company Announces 2017-18 Season Three Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces its most ambitious and theatrically varied lineup to date with its 2017-18 season. Compelled to respond to changing and challenging times in our country, Season Three grapples with our current political climate, celebrating outspoken heroines (of fluid gender and sexuality) in two new musicals, while embracing documentary inspired reportage, sharp political and social satire, and stirring family drama.  (more...)

The Lampshades Featuring Kate Flannery to Perform at Flappers Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Cult comedy act The Lampshades with THE OFFICE's Kate Flannery and Scot Robinson from ANCHORMAN will be performing at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant on Wednesday, March 29 at 8:00 P.M. Tickets are $15.00 and are available at www.flapperscomedy.com. (more...)

Circle Theatre's 36th Season Continues with RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The second play in Circle Theatre's 2017 season is Rasheeda Speaking. (more...)

DIE, MOMMIE, DIE!, Starring Drew Droege, Extends at Celebration Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Celebration Theatre and John Michael Beck are dying to tell you that their smash-hit, Ovation!-recommended, critically-acclaimed second show in its 2016-2017 season, under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, Drew Droege starring in DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! by Charles Busch and directed by Ryan Bergmann is extending through Sunday, April 9 at Celebration Theatre @ the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

The Ringwald Announces Special Staged Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Ringwald Theatre is bringing to its stage a series of staged readings exploring the AIDS crisis, as seen by Broadway playwrights at the time. Talkbacks with each creative team will follow each performance. (more...)

Rachelle Ferrell, Mac McAnally, Garland Jeffreys and More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces back-to-back shows with Rachelle Ferrell, 6-time CMA Musician of The Year award-winner Mac McAnally returns to City Winery, NY Blues Hall of Famer Garland Jeffreys and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 23 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Casting Announced for Once-Lost Tennessee Williams Play NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The cast of Raven Theatre Company's premiere of Tennessee Williams' Not About Nightingales has been announced, with Raven Founding Artistic Director Michael Menendian directing. The play's action revolves around the tyrannical prison warden Boss Whalen's inhumane treatment of the inmates in his island prison.  Deciding they have had enough, and inspired by their de facto leader Butch, the inmates of Hall C fight back by waging a hunger strike. When it garners media attention, Boss Whalen responds with torture.  All the while, Whalen's inmate assistant Jim and new secretary Eva struggle with the moral dilemma of either exposing the strike and losing their jobs or assisting Whalen in keeping it under wraps.  (more...)

Steven Strafford, Alli Mauzey, Lesli Margherita and More Set for LOVE AND OTHER FABLES at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a concert of the John McMahon-Jay Jeffries musical LOVE AND OTHER FABLES on April 9, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

Nick Blaemire Musical A LITTLE MORE ALIVE Heading to the Big Screen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

'Lost In Translation' producer Ross Katz will helm a big screen adaptation of Nick Blaemire's modern musical A LITTLE MORE ALIVE. (more...)

Range A Cappella Debuts First Studio Album 'Volume One'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

After two years of rising YouTube fame, RANGE a cappella has debuted their first studio album Volume One, released on March 10, 2017 (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 100th Season for 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Most have announced details of the Orchestra's 2017-18 calendar.  The season will be the ensemble's 100th year of concerts and marks the launch of its Second Century.  2017-18 is also the 16th year of the Orchestra's acclaimed partnership with Franz Welser-Most.  (more...)

Stone's Throw Productions Presents THE SHAPE OF A GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Gripping, eye-opening and heart-wrenching. Stone's Throw Productions ignites a thought-provoking exploration on bullying and violence between young girls. In this one-woman show, fifteen-year-old Braidie recounts the bullying she has seen within her own friend group from childhood through to adolescence. (more...)

German Sculptor Alf Lechner Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Alf Lechner, one of Germany's most important contemporary sculptors, died suddenly at his home in Bavaria on February 25th, 2017. Lechner was 91 years old. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico Announces its 2017 New York Season at the Joyce Theater Featuring All-Female Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Joyce Theater with a program of all-female choreographers from April 18-23, 2017. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now at Joyce.org. (more...)

Ravina Announces 2017 Summer Season
by Kevin Pollack - Mar 15, 2017

James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Gustavo Dudamel, Susanna Malkki, Kent Nagano, a "virtual" Esa-Pekka Salonen, and three conductors making Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts take the podium.  (more...)

Gemalto and IER create the complete self-service airport experience for travellers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

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BWW Review: BOEING BOEING at Indiana Repertory Theatre
by Melissa Hall - Mar 13, 2017

One man, three fiances, one Paris apartment; what could possibly go wrong? The Indiana Repertory Theatre presents Boeing Boeing, a farce set in the 1960s and complete with all the hallmarks of the genre. The three women are all flight attendants from different countries.  (more...)

BWW Exclusive: COME FROM AWAY Joins Band of Historical Musicals
by Daniella Parcell - Mar 12, 2017

Opening tonight on Broadway, Come From Away spotlights the town of Gander, Newfoundland, which became the temporary home of over 6,000 passengers whose planes were rerouted during the 9/11 attacks. In its dramatization of real-life figures such as Beverley Bass, a stranded pilot portrayed by Jenn Colella, and Claude Elliott, the Gander mayor brought to life by Joel Hatch, the musical provides a historical recount of the week following 9/11, heavily inspired by true stories of the compassion and camaraderie that came about in Gander. (more...)

BWW Review: Young Artists of America Premieres THE CIRCLE OF LIFE: THE SONGS OF TIM RICE IN CONCERT
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 12, 2017

The Circle OF LIFE: THE SONGS OF TIM RICE IN CONCERT was nothing less than a case study in ambition. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Pre-Production Rehearsal Photos of the cast of THE GEEZE & ME!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? Rag Lady Productions is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of THE GEEZE AND ME, a new MUSICAL featuring a troupe of baby boomers who sing, dance, and hobble their way through issues of retirement, leakage, and more. At THE TENTH Avenue Arts Center downtown San Diego, March 31st through April 29th.  (more...)

O'Neill Represented in NYC by SIGNIFICANT OTHER, IN TRANSIT and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center celebrates dozens of shows on Broadway, off-Broadway, and in theaters across the globe this 2016-17 season. Projects from the National Playwrights Conference and National Music Theater Conference have moved on to significant productions and even the Academy Awards.  (more...)

Sima, The New Mama Africa Launches Her Debut Single
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Simangele “Sima” Mashazi the Hammersdale born singer/songwriter who now resides in Stellenbosch, is bound to make lyrical and musical waves in the South African music industry. (more...)

HARAM! IRAN! to Make New York Premiere at TADA! Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

After successful engagements in London and at Los Angeles's Celebration Theater, Creative Concept Productions has announced that Haram! Iran!, a new play by Jay Paul Deratany, will make its New York premiere in a strictly limited nine performance engagement at TADA! (15 West 28th Street) beginning March 3, 2017. (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' Video for '14 Steps To Harlem' Premieres on Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Garland Jeffreys' video for his single “14 Steps To Harlem” premieres on Billboard, who proclaim, “...between doo-wop style choruses, the video streams appropriate black & white period photos, including plenty of street scenes and venues such as the Apollo Theatre and the Rhythm Club. (more...)

Assisi Animal Health Discusses Tips for Introducing a New Cat to the Resident Dog
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2017

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Celebration Theatre Announces Final Extension of DIE, MOMMIE, DIE!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

KILLER NEWS!  Celebration Theatre and JohnMichael Beck are thrilled to announce the final extension of their smash-hit, Ovation! Recommended, critically acclaimed second show in its 2016-2017 season, under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, Drew Droege starring in DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! by Charles Busch and directed by Ryan Bergmann is EXTENDING ONE LAST TIME through SATURDAY, APRIL 22 at Celebration Theatre @ the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico Announces 2017 New York Season At Joyce Theatre, 4/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Joyce Theater with a program of all-female choreographers from April 18-23, 2017. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now at Joyce.org (more...)

Phil DiComo, Gail Horvath, Michele Jacobs, Daryn Kirchfeld, Caroline Villanueva, Gil Walsh Join Cultural Council board
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County has added six new members to its board of directors and has appointed global finance expert Nathan Slack as Chair. William Parmelee has been named Vice Chair, and Jean Sharf is now Secretary. School Board of Palm Beach County member Debra Robinson and Boca Raton Resort & Club President and Managing Director John Tolbert, have joined as ex-officio board members. (more...)

Emma Watson, Tom Hanks & Cast of THE CIRCLE Set for Livestream Event
by Movies News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

uropaCorp and STXfilms announce an intimate Fireside Chat today, April 24, for the highly-anticipated EuropaCorp thriller The Circle, based on Dave Eggers' acclaimed novel. Twitter CEO & Co-Founder Jack Dorsey will join Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Patton Oswalt and screenwriter/director James Ponsoldt to discuss the film and issues related to our modern socially-connected world and technology. (more...)

BWW Review: Stellar Touring Production of FUN HOME Plays the National Theatre
by Jennifer Perry - Apr 21, 2017

I witnessed a stellar and - dare I say - pretty flawless production that completely and utterly immersed me into Alison Bechdel's world. (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' Cover of 'Waiting For The Man' Premieres on The Huffington Post
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Acclaimed artist Garland Jeffreys' cover of The Velvet Underground's “Waiting For The Man” premieres on The Huffington Post. Listen/share the track here (more...)

Noor Theatre's 48 HOUR FORUM to Spotlight Middle Eastern Voices
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Noor Theatre is New York's only theatre representing voices of the Middle Eastern diaspora. Noor is often asked to respond to the barrage of news related to the Middle East and beyond. Often, when news breaks, it can take several years before we see something on stage about it. (more...)

Author Marjorie Kong Luczak Highlights Women's Spirit Will In Debut
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Tony-Winning FUN HOME Will Be 'Flying Away' to London Next Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

London audiences will be saying "Welcome to the Fun Home" at the Young Vic next year, according to the Daily Mail.  (more...)


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UNEXPECTED Actor to Co-Teach with Brelby Co-Founder Brian Maticic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Carolyn McBurney will next be seen in the world premiere of John Perovich's unexpected opening at Brelby next month. She has an extensive background directing and producing for stage and television. (more...)

Step Inside The Ritual, Rivalry And Community Of Hip Hop Dance with CYPHER at Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Choreographer and hip hop heavyweight Nick Power will present his exploration of the subculture in a unique new dance work Cypher at Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse Rehearsal Room on 20 & 21 May. (more...)

Marjorie Kong Luczak Releases THE GLASS SPIDER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Lan was only 14 years old and knew nothing about life, especially the life outside her village, when she had to give up her dreams and sacrifice her own life plans to conform with tradition. Her hopes for her future had been dashed, destroyed by news of the marriage arranged by her father to a stranger, not only a stranger, but one who lived far from her ancestral home. Many years later, her daughter Margaret finds herself fighting against life's ordeals. In author Marjorie Kong Luczak's 'The Glass Spider' (published by Xlibris), readers will follow their story and discover the true meaning of love, the powerful spirit of women and the will to emerge victorious against all odds. (more...)

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