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ICEBERGS, Alena Smith's World Premiere Ode to Los Angeles, Begins Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Geffen Playhouse presents theWorld Premiere of ICEBERGS, recipient of The Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. (more...)

LGBT Drama FIRE SONG to Be Released on DVD & VOD Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

FIRE SONG will be released in the U.S. via Wolfe Video on November 8th on DVD / VOD: across all digital platforms including iTunes, Vimeo On Demand, and WolfeOnDemand.com, and will be on DVD via Wolfe Video and many major retailers. (more...)

Ascom North America Secures New Milestone Win with Acute Care Hospital System
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

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Arts Centre Melbourne Launches Arts Learning 2017 Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Australia's largest performing arts centre, Arts Centre Melbourne has today launched its 2017 Arts Learning Program featuring the best local and international performing arts created for young people. With performances, digital learning experiences and workshops for primary and secondary students, Arts Centre Melbourne's education program is designed to facilitate quality learning and lasting engagement with the performing arts. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez and More to Celebrate '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with the American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). (more...)

WINTER RHYTHMS 2016 Launches This Week at Urban Stages with KT Sullivan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Urban Stages has confirmed the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2016, which will begin tomorrow, Thursday, December 1, and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

Denver, Colorado is Winner of Special Sneak Peek Screening of Hit Series SHADOWHUNTERS
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The fans have spoken: Denver, Colorado, is the winner of a special sneak-peek screening of the season two premiere of hit series SHADOWHUNTERS and the premiere episode of new original series “Beyond” on Saturday, December 10. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Broadway's IN TRANSIT!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

IN TRANSIT, Broadway's first a cappella musical, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It), began preview performances on Thursday, November 10, 2016 and officially opens on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

O'Neill National Music Theater Conference Artistic Director Steps Down After 40 years
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today that Paulette Haupt, founding Artistic Director of its National Music Theater Conference, will step down following the 2017 season, after 40 years leading the program. The program began in 1978 after George C. White, founder of the O'Neill, invited Ms. Haupt to launch a new development program for music theater, in a similar mold to the O'Neill's groundbreaking National Playwrights Conference, launched in 1964. (more...)

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces New Members for Upcoming Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

At recent meeting of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, the LADCC welcomed two new and two returning members for its 2017 year.  Both F. Kathleen Foley of the Los Angeles Times and Rob Stevens of Haines His Way have returned to The Circle and are joined by new members, Erin Conley of On Stage & Screen and Frances Baum Nicholson of Stage Struck Review and SCNG.  The 2017 Circle includes 24 critics from throughout Los Angeles and Orange County. The 2017 LADCC Awards information, including nominees and the venue and date of the ceremony will be announced soon.   (more...)

Circle with Disney Now Available at Best Buy Canada
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

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Circle Media Inc. Announces European Retail Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

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DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products is Rethinking Plastics
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

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The Critically-Acclaimed, Innovative Holiday Hit Returns to Rubicon CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

 Last season's critically acclaimed, World Premiere hit CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to Rubicon Theatre Company this holiday season with Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Norden (RTC's Copenhagen) and Joe Spano ("NCIS," RTC's Bucky) reprising their roles in this innovative retelling of the classic. Adapted by Producing Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns and directed byBrian McDonald, the 25-member cast features many of the same actors from the original production that earned a "Critic's Choice" in the Los Angeles Times and rave reviews from Ventura County Star, CASA Magazine, VIDA Magazine and the Ventura Breeze. Presented as a play with music, this dynamic and compelling stage version is highly theatrical. Actors narrate at various times, play multiple characters, sing and contribute to the soundscape for the production in the style of the Royal Shakespeare Company's landmark production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens in Ventura on Saturday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m. followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line Restaurant. Low-priced previews are December 7-9. The show runs Wednesdays through Sundays through December 24. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Odyssey Theatre's WAITING FOR GRACE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2016

What if true love never happens? Or worse… what if it does? Theatre Planners presents the world premiere of an award-winning comedy by Sharon Sharth. Waiting for Graceopens as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre on November 12, directed by Lee Costello. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Shares The World On The Other Side Of The Curtain
by Jade Kops - Nov 11, 2016

Director Helen Dallimore breathes new life into David Mamet's A LIFE IN THE THEATRE. Letting the audience into the backstage secrets with humour and honesty, this fast paced two hander is recognisable for actors and enlightening for non performers. (more...)

A Cappella Musical IN TRANSIT Begins Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Aca-Awesome! With a book, music and lyrics by Academy Award winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Frozen), James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan and Sara Wordsworth, In Transit begins performances tonight, November 10, 2016, and officially opens on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street). (more...)

David Haig Joins Daniel Radcliffe in ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Vic today announces that David Haig will join Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stage West Presents Regional Premiere of STUPID FUCKING BIRD by Aaron Posner.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Dev loves Mash. Mash loves Con. Con loves Nina. Nina loves Trig…but so does Emma. Thus, the stage is set for sidesplitting heartache, in Aaron Posner's irreverently funny and unabashedly provocative riff on Chekhov's classic The Seagull, beginning a 5-week regional premiere run on Thursday, January 19 at Stage West. (more...)

Justin Weaks, Frankie Faison, Charlayne Woodard, Roscoe Orman and More Sign on for BUD, NOT BUDDY at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the full casting for the world premiere of Bud, Not Buddy, a new play by Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge, adapted from Christopher Paul Curtis's acclaimed Newbury Medal winning novel, with music by world-renowned jazz artist and composer Terence Blanchard. (more...)

Star Wars: Episode VIII, Blade Runner 2049 & Alien: Covenant Voted 2017's Most Anticipated Movies
by Movies News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Rotten Tomatoes, the leading online aggregator of professional movie and TV reviews, surveyed hundreds of Tomatometer-approved critics across the country this past December to forecast the 'freshest' movies of 2017. (more...)

STX Motion Pictures Group & EuropaCorp Ink Multi-Year Theatrical Marketing & Distribution Agreement
by Movies News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

STX Motion Pictures Group, a division of STX Entertainment, and EuropaCorp Films USA have entered into a three-year agreement for STX to provide theatrical marketing and distribution services for EuropaCorp's upcoming motion picture releases in the United States (more...)

Rag Lady Productions Tackles Aging with Humor in THE GEEZE & ME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 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? The Geeze & Me is a musical production about the aging process, upsides and down. (more...)

The Edge Theater Company Presents BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Edge Theater Company presents 'Burn This' January 13 through February 12 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 6:00 p.m.; Monday, February 6 at 8 p.m.  No performance on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5. Tickets are $28; $22 on February 6, and are available online at www.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363.   Group rates are available.The Edge Theater, 1560 Teller Street, Lakewood CO 80214. Free Parking. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Further casting is today announced for Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead which previews from Saturday 25 February with a press night on Tuesday 7 March. (more...)

The Met Presents MARISA MERZ: THE SKY IS A GREAT SPACE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

In January 2017, The Met Breuer will present the first major retrospective in the United States of the Italian painter, sculptor, and installation artist Marisa Merz (born Turin, Italy, 1926). Marisa Merz: The Sky Is a Great Space will bring together five decades of work to explore Merz's prodigious talent and influence. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look at 2Cents' Off-Kilter Production BRILLIANT TRACES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

2Cents Theatre presents BRILLIANT TRACES, written by Cindy Lou Johnson and directed by Kristen Boule.  BRILLIANT TRACES will preview on Saturday, January 7 at 8pm & Sunday, January 8 at 7pm and will open on Friday, January 13 and run through Sunday, February 11 at the Underground Theatre, 1314 N. Wilton Place in Hollywood.   (more...)

Telly Leung Sets Return Date to IN TRANSIT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of IN TRANSIT announced today that Telly Leung (Allegiance) will return to the role of 'Steven' beginning Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street), following a leave of absence due to an unexpected personal family obligation. (more...)

Tom Hanks to Take on Role of Villain in Disney's Live-Action DUMBO?
by Movies News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tom Hanks has been offered the role of the villain in the Tim Burton-directed project. No details have been revealed on the evil character. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A Cappella Group Vocalosity Visits IN TRANSIT on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 12, 2017

Just last night, there was an aca-amazing reunion at The Circle in the Square Theatre. The a cappella touring group Vocalosity, founded by IN TRANSIT's vocal arranger Deke Sharon, stopped by IN TRANSIT, where alums Gerianne Perez and Chesney Snow are currently making their Broadway debuts. BroadwayWorld brings you coverage from the special night below! (more...)

Comedian and Actor Patton Oswalt Plays The Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Comedian, actor, and author Patton Oswalt has found success in a variety of entertainment genres from his Grammy-nominated comedy specials to his many memorable film roles to guest appearances on his favorite TV shows, including "Parks and Recreation" for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award. (more...)

Celebration Theatre and JohnMichael Beck Present DIE, MOMMY, DIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Celebration Theatre and JohnMichael Beck present the 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.  DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! will begin previews on Friday, February 10 at 8pm; will open on Friday, February 17 at 8pm and perform throughSunday, March 26 at Celebration Theatre @ the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Bon Jovi Announces Opening Act Contest for Upcoming Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

As one of Rock's biggest bands, Bon Jovi's legacy is as much about giving back as it is about anthemic performances and box-office-smashing tours. (more...)

Broadway's IN TRANSIT Officially Opens This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

IN TRANSIT, Broadway's first a cappella musical, now in previews, officially opens on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 6:30pm at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Tom Hanks, Emma Watson Star in Tech Thriller THE CIRCLE
by Movies News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Tom Hanks and Emma Watson star in the first trailer for EuropaCorp's tech thriller The Circle,  based on Dave Eggers international best-seller. The film hits theaters on  April 28, 2017. (more...)

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC.  (more...)

Monty Franklin and Justin Willman Bring Laughter to Comedy Works This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Monty Franklin is an Australian born stand-up comedian now based in LA. He tours all over the world opening for Rob Schneider and is currently appearing in Rob's new TV show Real Rob on Netflix, about to start it's second season. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Lyceum Theatre
by Andrew Tomlins - Dec 22, 2016

Despite being a decade-long tradition in New York, Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens' musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol had never previously been staged in London. Based on Charles Dickens' classic novella, the story we all know and love is brought to life with a thrilling score. This week LMTO brought the musical to the Lyceum Theatre (home of the West End production of The Lion King) for a one-night-only concert staging. (more...)

American Hi-Fi & Mike Herrera of MxPx Team for 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Rock music fans now have a new Christmas song to add to their playlists. American Hi-Fi and Mike Herrera of MxPx have teamed up for a special punk rock rendition of the holiday classic 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).' (more...)

Drew Droege's BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Adds Holiday Performance Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Due to remarkable demand from glowing critical and audience response, Bright Colors And Bold Patterns is adding an additional holiday week performance on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 2:00 PM. (more...)

Fran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Fran Drescher - the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress and noted Barbra Streisand fan - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra present Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Players Guild of Leonia to Present Staged Reading of OUTSIDE THE CIRCLE OF COMPASSION 1/19/2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2016

The Players Guild of Leonia will present a staged reading of 'Outside The Circle of Compassion' based on the memories of Susan Gold, an Englewood resident who was hidden as a child during the holocaust in Poland. Lois Corwin, a Teaneck resident, has brought these memories to life in her play. (more...)

The Edge Theater Company to Stage Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Edge Theater Company presents "Burn This" January 13 through February 12, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chinese Arts Space Presents PROJECT NEW EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Through four specially commissioned pieces, the extraordinary untold stories of the Chinese Labour Corps (CLC) will be unearthed as part of an ongoing campaign to shed light on this forgotten part of British and Chinese history. (more...)

Drew Droege Returns Off-Broadway This Week with BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, YouTube sensation Drew Droege (the internet's 'Chloe', Drunk History, and Bob's Burgers) returns to New York for a three-week limited holiday engagement of Bright Colors And Bold Patterns starting tomorrow at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow St, New York) from December 15 - 30, directed by Michael Urie (Buyer & Cellar). (more...)

The Met Presents RETROSPECTIVE ART IN THE US WORKS By Marisa Merz
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

In January 2017, The Met Breuer will present the first major retrospective in the United States of the Italian painter, sculptor, and installation artist Marisa Merz (born Turin, Italy, 1926). Marisa Merz: The Sky Is a Great Space will bring together five decades of work to explore Merz's prodigious talent and influence. (more...)

BWW Review: IN TRANSIT Sets New York Stories To Glorious A Cappella Vocals
by Michael Dale - Dec 11, 2016

When the a cappella musical In Transit played Off-Broadway in 2010, most musical theatre fans would identify 'Let It Go' as composer/lyricist David Yazbek's finale song for musical version of THE FULL MONTY. (more...)

Bon Jovi Announces 'This House Is Not For Sale Tour' Performance at Joe Louis Arena
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Grammy Award-winning band, Bon Jovi have announced newly added dates to their This House Is Not for Sale Tour, presented by Live Nation. Fans in Detroit will now have the opportunity to witness the chart-topping rock band live at Joe Louis Arena on Wednesday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Farewell Season at The Joe. (more...)

Casey Affleck, LA LA LAND Among Winners of New York Film Critics Circle Awards; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Founded in 1935, The Circle's membership includes critics from daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, magazines, and qualifying online general-interest publications. Every year in December the organization meets in New York to vote on awards for the previous calendar year's films. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOY KNOWN AS DR. BARNARDO'S is A Story that has Been Waiting to be Told
by Lauren Gienow - Dec 1, 2016

As the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler, you may feel inclined to stay by the fire indoors…but I suggest that those in the Milverton, Ontario area, bundle up and head over to 69 Main St. N to see an original historical play, which also happens to be based locally, put on by 'Southwesto House'. (more...)

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