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Based on the play The Clouds by Aristophanes


From a translation by Peter Meineck

A rambunctious man tries to avoid repaying his debts by enrolling in Socrates' "Pondertorium" and studying "Wrong Logic" Ė a new way of arguing that always seems to defeat the truth. But this student has problems matriculating and in a riotous parody of contemporary education, everything goes horribly and hilariously wrong.


Photo Flash: SIDEWAYS Opens Tonight at St James Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

The European premiere of Rex Pickett's acclaimed comedy SIDEWAYS opens tonight at St James Theatre, directed by David Grindley, for a limited run until July 9. The cast features Daniel Weyman (Miles), Simon Harrison (Jack), Ellie Piercy (Maya), Beth Cordingly (Terra), Anne Kavanagh(Phyllis/Evelyn), Kirsten Hazel Smith (Rosie/Victoria) and Daniel Barry (Chris/Daryl). (more...)

National Geographic Channel to Premiere New Series NO MAN LEFT BEHIND, 6/28
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

Premiering in the U.S. on Tuesday, June 28, at 9/8c, NO MAN LEFT BEHIND is produced by Raw TV and will premiere globally on National Geographic Channel in 171 countries in 45 languages. (more...)

Rising Artist Caine Casket Releases New Single 'Billows'
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Rising emcee Caine Casket is in The Clouds with the release of his new single ¬ďBil¬∑lows.¬Ē The atmospheric track channels an ¬ďavant garde hip-hop meets trap soul¬Ē sound featuring production by Top Dawg Entertainment producer D. Sanders & Texan producer Raava. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Present WHEN SHE HAD WINGS, Begin. 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre will present When She Had Wings by Suzan Zeder, directed by artistic resident Nick Saldivar, as part of its Next Stage program on May 17th, May 21st, and May 22nd in Stage II. (more...)

BWW Review: The Many Charms of I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU
by Ellen Dostal - May 17, 2016

Lovers of the era of Busby Berkeley movie musicals are getting a double whammy of Golden Age goodness this month with a pair of musicals playing only two blocks from each other in Hollywood. I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU is already running at the mid-sized Ricardo Montalban Theatre on Vine and, very shortly, 42ND STREET will open at the much larger Hollywood Pantages. Both are inescapably linked by their subject matter.   (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals and Behind-the-Scenes of I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2016

Producer Corky Hale's I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU - The Life and Lyrics of Al Dubin, features lyrics by Al Dubin, most music by Harry Warren, a book by Jerry Leichtling and Arlene Sarner, and musical direction by Gerald Sternbach.  The production is directed and choreographed by  Kay Cole.  BroadwayWorld TV's own LA on-air Host Michael Sterling was invited to take a sneak peek at rehearsals last week and interview some of the show's stars and creative team.   (more...)

Warner Bros.Records and Affiliated Labels Announce Exclusive Vinyl Releases for Record Store Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Warner Bros. Records is proud to reveal our exclusive titles that will be available on Saturday, April 16th, universally recognized as Record Store Day. (more...)

Bringing a Musical to Life: Nick Blaemire and Kyle Jarrow Shepherd FALLOUT to a NYC stage
by Ellen Burns - Mar 7, 2016

We are never too old for heroes. They are the stuff of which dreams are made. Dreams like creating a new musical and offering it up to the world. And it works really well when the new musical is about finding your heroes, or, maybe even becoming one for yourself. Enter Fallout, a new musical by DC-native Nick Blaemire and musician/composer Kyle Jarrow, which just recently had a concert presentation at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWGeeksWorld.com for 3/20/2016 - 3/27/2016
by BWW - Mar 27, 2016

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BWW Review: DTC and Alley Co-Production ALL THE WAY Stuns in Dallas and Houston
by Katricia Lang - Mar 23, 2016

ALL THE WAY opens with blinking blood-red lights, deafening gunshots, vibrant colors in impressionistic soft-focus. Moments later, you can cut the tension with a knife or the crisp, clear black and white projections. From the start, Director Kevin Moriarty establishes that the Dallas Theater Center and Alley Theatre's stunning co-production of Robert Schenkkan's exhilarating political thriller is no documentary or a biopic. (more...)

Schedule, Directors Announced for Gay Play Weekend at Center on Halsted
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

A slate of 4 vibrant and kinetic new LGBTQ+ plays and 1 musical have emerged as finalists in Pride Films and Plays' 2016 Great Gay Play and Musical Contest. They come from writers across the United States, and were selected by a reading team from across the country doing blind readings of the manuscripts. Those five scripts will be performed as Enhanced Staged Readings at the Center On Halsted's Hoover-Leppen, 3540 N Halsted, during Gay Play and Musical Weekend which is April 22 to 24, 2016. Tickets for the event are pay-what-you-can (suggested $10). Find more information at www.pridefilmsandplays.com or 1 800 737 0984. (more...)

BWW Review: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at The Fulton - The Truth Is, You'll Laugh
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 21, 2016

The touching love story of a boy and his cow, with a Mysterious Man, a Giant, Ogra the Giant's wife, and more jokes than legally allowed. The fun? You can't handle the fun. (more...)

Sherman Alexie to Visit Albuquerque on THUNDER BOY JR. Tour, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE—National Book Award winner, Sherman Alexie, visits Thursday, May 26, on tour for his new  picture book, Thunder Boy Jr. (Little Brown & Company, on sale May 10).  (more...)

42nd Street Moon to Conclude 23rd Season with THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

42nd Street Moon concludes its 23rd season with Frank Loesser's glorious Napa Valley romance, the Tony Award-winning THE MOST HAPPY FELLA. This masterpiece with book, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business …, Where's Charley?) is an unconventional and sweepingly romantic love story set in the vineyards of Napa Valley. Considered one of Loesser's greatest works, the stunning score includes "The Most Happy Fella," "Standing on the Corner," "Joey, Joey, Joey," "Rosabella," "Big D," "My Heart Is So Full of You" and "Song of a Summer Night." Directed by Cindy Goldfield, with musical direction by Dave Dobrusky, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA will run April 27 - May 17, 2016 (Press opening: Saturday, April 30) at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco. For tickets ($25-$75) or more information, the public may call (415) 255-8207 or visit www.42ndstmoon.org.  (more...)

IDG Connect: Microservices Take off as Firms Battle Monolithic Restrictions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

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WAKE UP with BWW 3/11/2016 - THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 11, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM officially raises the curtain this Sunday! (more...)

Woodstock Film Festival Honors Ron Nyswaner and Philippe Petit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

The Woodstock Film Festival proudly honored two local luminaries -- Ron Nyswaner and Philippe Petit -- at its SPIRIT OF WOODSTOCK CELEBRATION on June 4 in a beautiful estate overlooking the Ashokan Reservoir. (more...)

THE UNIVERSE OF LIFE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Many scientists lean towards intelligent design when asked about creation, not necessarily for any reasons related to faith but because intelligent design is the most logical explanation the closer we look and the more we learn about the physical universe. (more...)

VIDEO: Music Video for Brad Paisley's 'Without a Fight' ft. Demi Lovato
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Below, watch the official music video for Brad Paisley's new single 'Without a Fight' featuring Demi Lovato. Get it now on iTunes! (more...)

The Felice Brothers Release New Song 'Plunder'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

¬ďPlunder,¬Ē the second song to debut from The Felice Brothers' upcoming release Life In The Dark, premieres today via Welcome to Night Vale (ep. 89: Who's a Good Boy? Part 1). Listen to the rowdy narrative on iTunes for a healthy dose of skepticism. (more...)

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at The Esplanade
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jul 26, 2016

THE ESPLANADE THEATER, Singapore - There is no doubt that LES MISERABLES has taken the form of the mammoth blockbuster musical it is now thirty years after its first production and it is clear that this 2016 re-imagined production - currently taking over Southeast Asian theaters and filling them up to the rafters - is a decisive indication that this Cameron Mackintosh ticket is all set to march on for another 30 years, or perhaps even longer. (more...)

Paloma Shares New Poetry Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Paloma delves into her personal journey, recounting experiences that capture her beliefs about love, nature and spirituality in her debut collection of poetry, 'Un Sólo Amor: Only One Love' (published by iUniverse). Each poem, originally written in Spanish, is paired with its English translation. (more...)

Possum Juniors Take on CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The Possum Point Players Affiliate Possum Juniors are almost ready for opening curtain on their summer musical "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!"  The show runs July 21, 22 and 23 at 7 PM and July 24 at 2 PM. General admission tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for senior citizens and students.  They can be purchased on line at www.possumpointplayers.org or by calling the ticket line at (302) 856-4560 or at the door if the show is not sold out. (more...)

BWW Review: 2016 Re-imagined LES MISERABLES Production at The Esplanade
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jul 12, 2016

THE ESPLANADE THEATER, Singapore - There is no doubt that LES MISERABLES has taken the form of the mammoth blockbuster musical it is now thirty years after its first production and it is clear that this 2016 re-imagined production - currently taking over Southeast Asian theaters and filling them up to the rafters - is a decisive indication that this Cameron Mackintosh ticket is all set to march on for another 30 years, or perhaps even longer. (more...)

David Arkenstone Explores Darker Side With New Album 'Beneath A Darkening Sky,' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Forever challenging himself, award-winning, 3-time Grammy nominated composer/performer/multi-instrumentalist DAVID ARKENSTONE is exploring a startlingly new sonic landscape. (more...)

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at The Esplanade
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jul 11, 2016

THE ESPLANADE THEATER, Singapore - There is no doubt that LES MISERABLES has taken the form of the mammoth blockbuster musical it is now thirty years after its first production and it is clear that this 2016 re-imagined production - currently taking over Southeast Asian theaters and filling them up to the rafters - is a decisive indication that this Cameron Mackintosh ticket is all set to march on for another 30 years, or perhaps even longer. (more...)

Concierge Auctions' July/August 2016 Sizzling Summer Auction Block Spans 10 States And Three Countries
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

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Have you got the moves? Candy Crush Jelly Saga Launches Worldwide on Mobile
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

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THE CLOUD SIGN MIRACLE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Matthew 6:33 says, 'Seek first God's kingdom and righteousness.' For retired lawyer and longtime Christian David Blanco, the path that led him to this heavenly advice started in an unexpected way. (more...)

Snowy Slopes Was Released for Final Cut Pro X by Pixel Film Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

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Shanghai Days Was Released for Final Cut Pro X by Pixel Film Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

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José Mateo Ballet Theatre's THE CUBA FILES Opens 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre continues into the second half of its unforgettable 30th Anniversary with a thrilling audience-favorite Cuban-inspired concert sure to heat up winter!  Cuban-born Artistic Director and Choreographer Jose Mateo goes back to his roots with The Cuba Files (February 12-March 6), a concert of three ballets, including the season's first premiere, set to the music of all Cuban composers.  The fourth in a series of popular sold-out Cuban-themed concerts since 2004, The Cuba Files offers a special extended four-week run at The Sanctuary Theatre in Harvard Square, Cambridge . (more...)

PFP Sets GREAT GAY PLAY AND MUSICAL Contest Semi-Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

?A slate of 11 vibrant and kinetic new LGBTQ+ plays and musicals have emerged as Semi-Finalists in Pride Films and Plays' 2016 Great Gay Play and Musical Contest. They come from writers across the United States, and were selected by a reading team from across the country doing blind readings of the manuscripts. (more...)

ANA Presents 'IJC Museum', Virtual Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

As part of its 'IS JAPAN COOL' initiative, Japan's largest airline ANA shines the spotlight on art-based tourism in Japan. Visitors can now experience the world of Japanese contemporary art before even stepping foot into the country, made possible through ANA's 'IJC Museum', a virtual art gallery that can be accessed via the 'IS JAPAN COOL?' website. (more...)

PFP's Great Gay Play and Musical Contest Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

A slate of 4 vibrant and kinetic new LGBTQ+ plays and 1 musical have emerged as Finalists in Pride Films and Plays' 2016 Great Gay Play and Musical Contest. They come from writers across the United States, and were selected by a reading team from across the country doing blind readings of the manuscripts. (more...)

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Present THE GREAT RED BALL RESCUE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

As part of its Spring Puppet Performance Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present THE GREAT RED BALL RESCUE by UConn Puppet Arts alumna Faye Dupras on Saturday, March 5, 2016. (more...)

FANTASTIC ART CHINA: International Creative Festival Exhibit to Open 2/6 at Javits Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

The Fantastic Art China: International Creative Festival exhibit at Javits Center North (11th Avenue between 39th and 40th Streets) will feature the works of top master and emerging contemporary Chinese artists from The China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) along with other rising young artists from China and America. (more...)

MISS NIGHTINGALE THE MUSICAL to Play Coventry's Belgrade Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Now on its fifth and final UK tour, the smash-hit touring show, Miss Nightingale The Musical comes to Coventry from Tues 9 - Sat 13 Feb featuring a cast of multi-talented performers. (more...)

Long Range Camera System Captures First-Ever Rocket Booster To Space And Back As Part Of Blue Origin's Historic Rocket Landing
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

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YA Novel OLGA Receives Official Selection Honors in the Apple Indie E-Book Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

'OLGA' by Ted Kelsey, illustrated by Dillon Samuelson, receives Official Selection Honors in the Young Adult category of the 2015 New Apple Summer eBook Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing. Book Synopsis Magic weapons, white tigers, cat-faced moths and giants on motorcycles... 'OLGA' is Ted Kelsey's captivating first novel and features illustrations by the fine artist and illustrator, Dillon Samuelson. When a mysterious figure is seen floating and dancing in the field near their house, Jack and Sally decide to investigate. This decision will lead them to an exciting place far beyond their imagination, the home of OLGA. Nothing in The Clouds is as it appears, and in order to get home safely, Jack and Sally must first learn whom to trust, and find a way to believe in themselves. A story of spirit and imagination that the Online Book Club has described as 'interwoven with comedy and deeper emotions of freedom and loneliness', 'OLGA' will delight readers of all ages. About the Author Ted Kelsey is a writer living in the Peekskill, of the Hudson Valley in New York. He is the author of 'OLGA,' the story of a lonely and cruel giant who traps a child to make him a hero and 'Shasha and Wally Watson VS The Faker' (coming January 2016), a quirky mystery. His work for young readers has been praised for its imaginative scenarios, diverse protagonists and cliff-hanger chapters. He has been a teacher for over 15 years, and his articles on international education and culture differences have been published in Metropolis and English Teaching Professional magazines. About the New Apple Book Awards The New Apple Summer eBook Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing was established to honor the creative achievements of the unsung books fighting for their place within the digital publishing world. Any English language book published within the last three years, currently available for sale by an independent author or small press that met the Awards' guidelines was eligible for entry. One book was chosen in each category as the Medalist Winner receiving the highest honors. In addition, the judges were permitted to choose up to three Official Selections for category distinction. Contact Information OLGA is available in paperback and eBook and can be purchased at Amazon. To find out more about the New Apple Book Awards, visit http://NewAppleBookAwards.com OLGA Author: Ted Kelsey Illustrator: Dillon Samuelson Publishing House: CreateSpace ASIN: B00W03HOHM Amazon: http://getBook.at/TKOlga Author website: http://www.tedkelsey.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/olganovel Ted Kelsey is available for public appearances, signings, interviews and blog tours. Contact the author at http://www.tedkelsey.com New Apple Contact Information New Apple Literary Services newapple@newappleliterary.com http://www.newappleliterary.com (more...)

Review Roundup: Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY!
by Review Roundups - Dec 22, 2015

Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret), has just announced a one-week extension through January 31, 2016.  (more...)

Sarantos Releases New Song 'Dreamer'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Is there anything wrong with being a dreamer? Sarantos is mostly a positive person. That does not mean that the normal wear and tear of life's work doesn't have a toll sometimes. (more...)

Road to Opening Week 3: Cynthia Dale On Rehearsals for A Little Night Music
by Guest Blogger: Cynthia Dale - Apr 4, 2016

I want to stay in the discovery of the character, not in the attitude of her or her life. I want to be completely subjective about her. I want to speak in her voice genuinely and not pump emotion into a moment or a line. For that to happen I need to just stay on the text. (more...)

Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato to Perform on 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato have been added to the lineup of performers at the 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kevin Repich, Malissa Marlow, Leah Dalrymple of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at California Lutheran University
by Cary Ginell - Apr 26, 2016

Playing a character is hard enough for many actors and actresses who are starting out in musical theater, but The Drowsy Chaperone throws its performers a curve because of the complicated nature of the show. A cloistered record collector, the character known only as Man in Chair, shares his favorite musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, with the audience, and as he talks about it, the characters come alive in front of them. But Man in Chair is also talking about the actors who play the characters in the faux musical. This causes a triple-layered dilemma for anyone who plays in the show because they have to fold two characters into their own personalities. We talked with three of the show's stars, who are all theater arts students at California Lutheran University. Kevin Repich is a third year Communications and Theater Arts major who is also in the college's Improv Troupe. Malissa Marlow, also a junior, is a Thousand Oaks High School graduate who has already appeared in productions of Spring Awakening (as Martha), Night of the Living Dead (as Corpse on the Stairs - really!), and Songs for a New World (Woman 1). Leah Dalrymple, also from Thousand Oaks High, is making her musical debut at CLU, but has received a Vee-Cee award for her performance as Fran Kubelik in Promises, Promises at Moorpark College. We talked with all three this week about this very funny show, which is packing in audiences at the CLU Black Box Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BIRDS are flocking funny at Classical Theatre Company
by Brett Cullum - Apr 16, 2016

It's charmingly adolescent, and full of cock and pecker jokes which feature prominently in this lark of a piece. Who knew Greek comedy could be so broad and bawdy? (more...)

The Flaming Lips Digital Release Cover of David Bowie's 'Space Oddity'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

While they were in New York, The Lips taped a performance of 'Space Oddity' on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, which airs Tuesday, April 19th. Tune in to CBS stations at 11:35 pm PST / EST, and 10:35 pm CT. (more...)

Postmodern Jukebox Will Kick Off 45-City National Tour in Providence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox have announced a 45-date North American headlining tour set to kick off at The VETS in Providence, RI. Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox 2016 Tour is promoted by AEG Live. (more...)

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox Set for Dr. Phillips Center, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, in association with AEG Live, announces tickets on sale Friday, April 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. for Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox. (more...)

BWW Review: FLY at Crossroads Through 4/17 is Brilliant Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 12, 2016

'FLY' is on the Crossroads Theater Stage through April 17th. Written by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan, directed by Khan and choreographed by Hope Clarke, this must-see production is brilliant. (more...)

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