Scoop: Cooking Channel - October 2016 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Sep 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on Cooking Channel - October 2016 Highlights (more...)

Andrew Chappelle, Samantha Massell, Julie Benko and More Set for DIVIDED in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Andrew Chappelle, Samantha Massell, Julie Benko, Bart Shatto, L. Steven Taylor and more in DIVIDED, a new musical by Kristen and Luanne Rosenfeld directed by Paul Stancato. (more...)

SAFE HOUSE to Make West Coast Debut at Aurora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Aurora Theatre Company presents the West Coast Premiere of Keith Josef Adkins' SAFE HOUSE. What is family? Who deserves our loyalty and protection? What does it really mean to be free? (more...)

Revival of First-Ever American Musical THE BLACK CROOK to Begin This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

In honor of its 150th anniversary Joshua William Gelb and company revive The Black Crook, the first ever American musical, at the Abrons Arts Center this fall. That is, if you believe the myth. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WHIPPING MAN Mesmerizes at none too fragile
by Roy Berko - Sep 30, 2016

THE WHIPPING MAN, which is now on stage at none too fragile theatre, is a tale set at the close of The Civil War in which Caleb DeLeon, a Confederate soldier returns to his Richmond, Virginia, palatial home, now a charred wreckage, to find his family missing and two former slaves, Simon and John, still there in spite of the their now being free men. Caleb is badly wounded. The former slaves take care of him. As the story unfolds, an examination of friendship, faith and the meaning of freedom are revealed as there is a probing of the question asked each year during the Passover Seder, 'Why is this night different from all other nights?' (more...)

KENTUCKY AND THE GREAT WAR Honors the 100th Anniversary of the U.S. Entry into WWI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I. Since our entry on April 6, 1917, many books have been written detailing the war and exploring its effects on the world and nation at large, but no comprehensive history of the war's effects on Kentucky existed. At the outbreak of the war, most citizens had relatively little government interaction in their daily lives. In addition, Kentuckians' unique way of identifying by county did little to promote unity. However, unlike The Civil War, which pitted brother against brother, Kentuckians of all ages, races, both sexes, and every political, economic, and social status were expected to “do their part.” The Kentucky that emerged from the war was markedly different than the state that entered it. (more...)

Georgia History Professor to Chat Edgar Allan Poe at Marquette
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

???????Stephen Berry, a University of Georgia history professor, will discuss Edgar Allan Poe at the annual Frank L. Klement Lecture on Monday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Beamier Suites BC of the Raynor Memorial Library. (more...)

BWW Review: LBJ Historidrama Compels at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Sep 26, 2016

Our nation is in the midst of a national election, and local theatres have responded with a series of plays that examine various foibles and stories of political intrigue. Ensemble is staging former County Commissioner Peter Lawson Jones' THE BLOODLESS JUNGLE (September 15-October 2) about a rising idealistic political star running for a pivotal Congressional seat. The Musical Theater Project is featuring THE CRADLE WILL ROCK (September 21 & September 25), a play about Unionism with political undertones. Cleveland Public Theatre is presenting 44 PLAYS FOR 44 PRESIDENTS (October 6-29), which showcases the life and times of the 44 Presidents of the United States, featuring an all-female cast. And, Cleveland Play House just opened ALL THE WAY (September 17-October 9), a Tony-Award winning drama that examines the power of one person to transform a country. (more...)

Michael McKean to Host New Season of Cooking Channel's FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/24
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Host Michael McKean returns to explore age-old food adages such as 'do carrots really improve our eyesight,' 'did salt win The Civil War,' and more in the second season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION? premiering Monday, October 24th (more...)

Marg Helgenberger in THE LITTLE FOXES to Launch Lillian Hellman Festival at Arena Stage; Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will kick off the company's Lillian Hellman Festival Friday, September 23 with the beginning of previews for The Little Foxes, starring Emmy Award winner Marg Helgenberger (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation). (more...)

Buffalo Soldiers in Wyoming is the Topic of Lunch and Learn Program at Fort Caspar Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Fort Caspar Museum Association announces its fall Lunch & Learn program to be held on Sunday, October 2, 2016, with an optional lunch beginning at 1:00pm, followed by a lecture at 2:00 pm.  For the lecture, we are excited to host Henry Crawford who will present "Buffalo Soldiers and Their Involvement in Wyoming."  (more...)

Staged Reading This Week for New Dan Fogelberg Musical PART OF THE PLAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2016

Tony Award-nominated director Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Swing!) helms Part of the Plan, an original musical featuring the songs of the late, celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg, currently in development at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center which this week will receive a 29-hour Equity staged reading with three invitation-only presentations September 22-24. (more...)

Capathia Jenkins to Headline Pride Films and Plays' SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, Simply Sensational, celebrates the greatest songs written for women in the Broadway canon, with Broadway great Capathia Jenkins headlining. (more...)

BWW Review: The African Company Presents RICHARD III Timidly Important work.
by Scott Rawson - Sep 20, 2016

Did you know that there was an African Theater Company in 1821? We learn during American Players Theater production of 'THE AFRICAN THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III, that 6 years before New York abolished slavery and 20 years before the beginning of The Civil War, this company existed. (more...)

UNDERGROUND Set as First Public Program at Smithsonian's Oprah Winfrey Theater
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will host a screening of the critically acclaimed original series 'Underground,' Monday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Oprah Winfrey Theater (more...)

Ted Louis Levy to SWING THE VOTE in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This September 23rd, Tony nominated, Emmy, Helen Hays and Outer Critics Award-Winning tap dancer and choreographer Ted Louis Levy ('Black and Blue,' 'Jelly's Last Jam,' 'Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk') will present 'Swing the Vote,' a 90-minute tap dance production at the Roulette Theater in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn at 8:00pm. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Opens at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre This December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Junkyard Dog Productions announced today that the new musical COME FROM AWAY will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017, following productions at Washington DC's Ford's Theatre (Friday, September 2 - Sunday, October 16, 2016) and Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Sunday, January 8, 2017), and two special benefit concert performances in Gander, Newfoundland (Saturday, October 29, 2016). (more...)

EDWIN, THE STORY OF EDWIN BOOTH to Begin This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

For their inaugural offering, Great Circle Productions, bringing to life projects that inspire, offer hope, and touch the human heart, presents the world premiere of EDWIN, The Story of Edwin Booth, a dramatic musical that commemorates the 150th Anniversary (1866-2016) of the legendary actor's return to the stage, as well as the 400th Anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1564-1616), with music by Marianna Rosett, and book & lyrics by Eric Swanson. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents Tennessee Williams Bio-Musical A HOUSE OF GLASS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "A House of Glass" in concert on Monday September 12, 2016 at 7 PM. Broadway's Joshua Morgan (Les Mis), Lawrence Clayton (The Color Purple), Leah Horowitz (Follies), Jelani Remy (The Lion King), Austin Colby (The Sound of Music), Theresa McCarthy (Floyd Collins) and Megan Kane take part in a one night only concert version of this exciting new musical! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

'From the opening page, Mingo Kane's 'The Prophet of Cobb Hollow' will sink its teeth into you and refuse to let go... Reuben Judah is truly a legendary figure who rode and fought with some of the greatest warriors and gunslingers in United State's history. Inside him, however, resides a soft heart that remains in constant distress-trying to correct the wrongs within his shattered world. Kane's haunting prose will linger long after the final lines are read.' -Marguerite Wainio, editor and publicist When a New York novelist finds the dusty journal of a lost American legend, he can scarcely believe what he is reading. The story tells of a man having been rescued and raised by a Cherokee shaman named Three Crows, of riding with known gunslingers and a young Teddy Roosevelt, as a Confederate spy working for Mosby's Rangers during The Civil War, and the horrific conditions he experienced in the deadly trenches of World War I. As the War Between the States ends and our country begins to heal, this American legend returns home to find the remains of his murdered family, swearing an oath of vengeance against everyone responsible. Kane weaves a mesmerizing tale of one man and his decades-long retribution to avenge his beloved. Whether seen as a realistic glimpse into our forgotten past-or as the mythic retelling of narratives spun around the mystery that spawned his legend-he is the only man to have walked through the portals of our national history. He is the oldest living human on earth and now his oral collections are told as it was lived. His name is Reuben Shadrack Judah, and he is: The Prophet of Cobb Hollow. About the Author Mingo Kane is a graduate of Blue Ridge College (creative writing) and has written for 'The News Virginia' and has been published in several fitness magazines. Kane's previous books include, 'Gemini Man' and 'Scars of the Prophet'. Kane is an avid outdoorsman and long-range shooter, he can be found hunting or fishing the mountains near his home when he's not at work on his latest novel. Visit for more details. Fireship Press P.O. BOX 68412 • Tucson, AZ 85737 520-360-6228 • Fiction: Action & Adventure, Historical, General Trade paperback: 978-1-61179-367-3 / $19.99 • ePub & Mobi: 978-1-61179-368-9 / $7.99 Available through: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iBooks and Kobo (more...)

Tony Award-Winner Beth Leavel and Tony & Olivier Nominated Gavin Lee Appear at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Tony and Drama Desk Award-winner, Beth Leavel and Tony and Olivier nominated and Drama Desk Award-winner, Gavin Lee, will be performing as part of the Broadway Spotlight concert scheduled for Monday, October 17 at Ocean State Theatre in Warwick. (more...)

National Geographic Channel Presents Epic Story in RISE UP: THE LEGACY OF NAT TURNER, Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

In RISE UP: THE LEGACY OF NAT TURNER, viewers will get a different perspective into his notorious legacy that extends beyond this rebellion. From executive producer Nate Parker, the one-hour documentary premieres on today, Oct. 7, at 10/9c on National Geographic Channel (more...)

THE WHIPPING MAN to Continue Fells Point Corner Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Fells Point Corner Theatre announces the second show of our #RescueMe 2016-2017 season, The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez. As the gun smoke settles after The Civil War, a wounded Jewish Confederate Officer returns to find his family's plantation in ruins. The only waiting company and hope for his survival? Two former slaves. (more...)

Epic Chinese Drama TEAHOUSE Returns for First Time Since Expo 86
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Canada-China Cultural Development Association (CCCDA) presents Beijing People's Art Theatre in Lao She'sTeahouse - an epic drama of Chinese culture, history, and politics, November 10 & 11 at The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts (777 Homer Street). The signature work from one of China's national theatre companies, the play follows 50-years of turbulent history - from the fall of the Qing Empire in 1898 to the defeat of the Kuomingtang in 1948 - as witnessed within the walls of a Beijing teahouse.  (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Continues 25th Anniversary Season with SAFE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Aurora Theatre Company presents the West Coast Premiere of Keith Josef Adkins'SAFE HOUSE. African-American Shakespeare Company Artistic Director L. Peter Callender, who appeared in the Aurora Theatre Company productions of "Master Harold…and the boys," Breakfast With Mugabe, The Soldier's Tale, and Permanent Collection, makes his Aurora directing debut with SAFE HOUSE, featuring Lance Gardner, David Everett Moore, Dawn L. Troupe, Cassidy Brown, Jamella Lagara Cross, and Dezi Soley. SAFE HOUSE plays November 4 through December 4at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit (more...)

CASA 0101 Theater and Angel City Theatre Ensemble to Present MARIELA IN THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

CASA 0101 Theater, Josefina Lopez, Artistic Director and the newly formed production company, Angel City Theater Ensemble (ACTE), Vance Valencia, Founder, will present the Los Angeles Premiere of the critically acclaimed play, MARIELA IN THE DESERT, written by Karen Zacarias, directed by Robert Beltran (Star Trek:  Voyager; Zoot Suit; Eating Raoul).  The production will be presented for a five-week run on the theater's Main Stage located at 2102 East First Street (at St. Louis Street), Boyle Heights, CA  90033 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 5:00 p.m., November 4 - December 11, 2016.  There will be no performances on Thanksgiving Weekend, November 25th, 26th and 27th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Howard Brenton On MAGNIFICENCE
by Marianka Swain - Oct 20, 2016

Renowned playwright Howard Brenton's work ranges from The Romans in Britain and Pravda to 55 Days and Drawing the Line. Now, his eerily resonant 1973 play Magnificence - featuring idealistic squatters, police brutality, slippery politicians and radicalisation - is being revived at Finborough Theatre, previewing from 25 October. (more...)

Critics Choice: SOMETHING WICKED, RENT, NOISES OFF and So Much More On Tap This Weekend
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 20, 2016

Here are our suggestions - our choices, as it were - for the shows to catch, the people to see, before Monday morning rolls around. Again. When work beckons, we promise you'll have so much more interesting water cooler chatter to share that you'll be the envy of everyone at the office: (more...)

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Thursday, November 3, 2016
by - Oct 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Thursday, November 3, 2016! (more...)

THE WHIPPING MAN Comes to the Fells Point Corner Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Fells Point Corner Theater presents The Whipping Man, written by Matthew Lopez, October 14- 30th. The well-known Baltimore director, Barry Feinstein, leads the production, which tells the story of three Richmond Jews-a former Confederate soldier and two of his former slaves. The men are gathered around a makeshift Seder table at the close of The Civil War dealing with age-old questions of justice and freedom and finding new and surprising answers.  (more...)

Harbor Lights Presents BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

A special event entitled Broadway Spotlight will be presented, one night only, on December 3rd at 8:00 p.m. at the College of Staten Island's Williamson Theater. The event will benefit The Harbor Lights Theater Company. Produced and hosted by New York Casting Director, Producer and Director Stephen DeAngelis, the performance will feature five of Broadway's finest vocalists will recreate some of their most memorable musical moments as they celebrate the spectrum of classic to contemporary Broadway. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's KYLE CARESS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 12, 2016

It's only October, but the 2016-17 school year is already off to a frenzied start for Belmont University's Kyle Caress, who this week gets a respite from the halls of academia to spend fall break in New York City with some of his musical theater classmates/comrades/friends, taking in some of the hottest shows on Broadway before returning to Nashville to put the finishing touches on the department's fall musical offering. (more...)

Jennifer Allen and Steven Blanchard Featured in Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID in Seattle; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

A spectacular new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid kicks off at The 5th Avenue Theatre this holiday season. Featuring the critically acclaimed work of Director Glenn Casale, this beloved tale of a young mermaid's coming-of-age adventure is told like never before. Previously announced casting includes Seattle's own Diana Huey as Ariel and Matthew Kacergis as Prince Eric, with Broadway's Jennifer Allen as Ursula andSteven Blanchard as King Triton. Melvin Abston, Connor Russell and Jamie Torcellini join the cast as Sebastian, Flounder and Scuttle. The 5th Avenue's production will go on to play engagements in cities including Orlando, Cincinnati,Atlanta and Louisville, among others. (more...)

BWW Recap: It's Showtime with Honest Abe on TIMELESS
by Courtney Henley - Oct 11, 2016

Last week's premiere of TIMELESS started off the season with a bang. (Ha, see what I did there? Because the Hindenburg blew up?!) This week's journey takes us to Ford's Theater, April 14, 1865. If that date sounds familiar to you, it should: it's the date President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated while enjoying a performance of Our American Cousin. Although Flynn's motives for wanting to go back and alter these specific events in history is still unclear, last week's premiere showed us that every change Flynn makes, big or small, can dramatically impact the course of history.  (more...)

Host Michael McKean Returns for New Season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/24
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Host Michael McKean returns to explore age-old food adages such as 'do carrots really improve our eyesight,' 'did salt win The Civil War,' and more in the second season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION? premiering Monday, October 24th at 10:00pm ET/7:00pm PT. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Joshua Finkel of PARADE at Panic! Productions
by Cary Ginell - Aug 31, 2016


Brave New World Rep to Bring Full Production of THE PLANTATION to Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Brooklyn's acclaimed Brave New World Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of The Plantation, a bold new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard set in 1870 Virginia after emancipation and The Civil War, but before the onset of Jim Crow. (more...)

Mary Fahl to Perform at IVY CHORD Coffeehouse This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Mary Fahl will perform at IVY CHORD Coffeehouse (239 Woburn St., Reading, MA 01867) on Saturday, October 1st, at 8 p.m. (more...)

THE CIVIL WAR REMEMBERED World Premiere at The Eclectic Company Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The Eclectic Company Theatre presents the world premiere of "The Civil War Remembered", a new play written and directed by Maureen Lucy O'Connell opening  September 9th at The Eclectic Company Theatre at 5312 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Valley Village, CA  91607. The show runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM, and Sundays at 2PM from September 9th through October 16th. (more...)

NO MAN'S LAND Leads September's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Aug 30, 2016

The capital is never short of theatre temptations, whether big West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From two theatrical titans taking on Pinter to the RSC in London and an unusual dining experience, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews... (more...)

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK to Launch Theatre at the Center's Young Audiences 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

As families are busily preparing for the new school year, Theatre at the Center is ready for its new season of Theatre for Young Audiences. This year's array of productions takes audiences on an incredible journey. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jimmy Bain and More in TREASURE ISLAND in the Finger Lakes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival will produce the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens tonight, August 24, and runs through September 10 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of the Festival's 2016 season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jimmy Bain and More in TREASURE ISLAND at Finger Lakes!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 24, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is proud to produce the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens today, August 24 and runs throughSeptember 10 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of the Festival's 2016 season.  Watch highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Jimmy Bain to Lead New TREASURE ISLAND Musical in the Finger Lakes; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

?The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is proud to produce the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens this Wednesday, August 24 and runs through September 10 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of the Festival's 2016 season. (more...)

'W. E. B. DU BOIS: A Man for All Times' to Play Final Shows This Week at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

W. E. B. DU BOIS: A Man for All Times, written and directed by Alexa Kelly (using many of Du Bois own words), featuring BrIan Richardson, with costumes by Terry Leong (Conan O'Brian Show), lighting by Joyce Liao (Pan Asian Rep. Theatre for the New City, Abingdon Theatre, 59E59), sound by Louis Lopardi (Fresh Fruit Festival NYC, Boston Conservatory), and sets by Ruben Arana Downs (Faculty-SUNY, FAMU), will perform in the NY International Fringe Festival. Scroll down for a peek at the show! (more...)

American Heroes Channel to Present AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION Marathon, 9/5
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

This Labor Day, AHC will air SCHOOL YOURSELF, a day-long marathon of the hit series AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION on Monday, September 5 beginning at 9 AM/8 AM central (more...)

Toronto Film Festival Announces 8 Feature Films for City to City Programme
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The 41st Toronto International Film Festival® shines its spotlight on eight fearless features from the city of Lagos, Nigeria, for the eighth edition of the City to City programme. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Reveals 2016 City to City Programme
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The 41st Toronto International Film Festival® shines its spotlight on eight fearless features from the city of Lagos, Nigeria, for the eighth edition of the City to City programme. (more...)

Elders in Residence on Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Join Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver of Split Britches in their new performance.  Lois and Peggy have been in residence at the Barbican Centre, in London, researching and developing a new performance about the risks of unexplored potential buried within us; often Unexploded Ordnances (UXO) more deeply as we age. (more...)

Circle Theatre Announces Cast of Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST LADY SUITE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

CIRCLE THEATRE is thrilled to announce the full cast for Michael John LaChiusa's chamber musical First Lady Suite. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 161   


Save $$$ on Tickets to:
Backstage with Richard Ridge
Back to Falsettoland w/ OBC - Passing the Torch
Backstage Bite
BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE with Katie Lynch and PARAMOUR's Ruby Lewis!
Turning the Tables
Randy Rainbow w/ FIDDLER Cast
  Chewing the Scenery with Randy Rainbow