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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for THE TEMPLE BOMBING World Premiere at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Atlanta's Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre presents the world premiere The Temple Bombing, written and directed by Jimmy Maize. A new play about the event that rocked Atlanta from Peachtree Street to Auburn Avenue, The Temple Bombing recounts the 1958 attack on The Temple, Atlanta's oldest synagogue, which bolstered local and national support for dramatic social change. The Temple Bombing will have its world premiere on the Alliance Stage from February 22 - March 12, 2017. Opening night is March 1, 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

The 2017 Sonic Boom Music Festival is Around the Corner!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Returning for its 30th year of contemporary classical music, The Sonic Boom Festival promises, as usual, to entertain and delight. Every year, Vancouver Pro Musica continues to bring artists and new music together for four brilliant evening performances that are not to be missed. This year, this truly unique musical experience will run from March 16-19, in three acoustically beautiful venues in Vancouver-the Orpheum Annex, Western Front and Pyatt Hall. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues." (more...)

Cohesion Theatre Company to Present William Shakespeare's HENRY THE FIFTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Cohesion Theatre Company is proud to announce the second main stage show of their 2016/17 Season, William Shakespeare's Henry the Fifth. (more...)

Stark Enterprises and The Cordish Companies Announce Cleveland Live! to Anchor nuCLEus Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017


by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue, presents A Ride on the Irish Cream, written and created by Erin Markey and directed by Jordan Fein. Performances begin on Tuesday, February 28 and run through Saturday, March 4 at OBERON, 2 Arrow St, Cambridge. (more...)

David Mirvish Will Save a Portion of the Iconic HONEST ED'S Sign and Move it to the Exterior of the Ed Mirvish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

On December 31, 2016, Toronto lost one of its brightest and most quintessential attractions, the much loved Honest Ed's World Famous Bargain Shopping Centre. An element of the property that has long been representative of the city in postcards, photographs, t-shirts, posters and other materials is the famous 23,000-bulb exterior sign - which is actually a collection of more than a dozen different signs.  (more...)

'The Everly Brothers Experience Featuring the Zmed Brothers' Brings Classic Hits to Suncoast Showroom 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

"The Everly Brothers Experience featuring the Zmed Brothers" brings The Bird Dogs back to Suncoast Showroom on March 18-19. (more...)

USA Masters Track Championships Return To Albuquerque, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The USA Track & Field Masters Championship return to Albuquerque Friday through Sunday February 17-19 after last year's unprecedented forty-four world and American records set at the Albuquerque championship, with competitors 30-99 years old. Over 600 of the country's best older athletes include Olympians, world champions, NFL players, and entertainers including a jazz great (Nolan Shaheed, M65, Pasadena, CA, who has been the lead for Stevie Wonder and Count Basie and played in the Emmys and The Voice). (more...)

Relive Chicago's Legendary Rock 'N' Roll Hits with Tribute Band 'Brass Transit' at Suncoast Showroom 3/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Brass Transit will bring the iconic hits of Chicago to the Suncoast Showroom March 11 and 12. (more...)

by Andrew White - Feb 7, 2017


Creator of BEING HUMAN & Writer of DOCTOR WHO to Premiere Dystopian Black Comedy at Soho Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Award-winning creator of Being Human, writer of Doctor Who and So You Think You're Funny finalist Toby Whithouse returns to the Soho Theatre this March [29 March-15 April] with the World Premiere of his new black comedy Executioner Number One. (more...)

Personetics CEO to Speak at Museum of American Finance: ''21st Century Banking: Bridging the Digital Divide'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017


Real Life Pair Perform in 'Rom-Com' Opera THE JAPANESE PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

A real life husband and wife will take the stage as co-stars in this  light-hearted, entertaining "rom com" in Lyric Opera's Australian premiere of Saint Saens's The Japanese Princess, a one-act opera 'comique'. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Audiences now have just six weeks left to see the RSC's critically acclaimed 2014 pairing of Love's Labour's Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (or Love's Labour's Won), having been charming audiences at Theatre Royal Haymarket. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress and Singer Kate Stanley Brennan Talks THE WHITE DEVIL
by Marianka Swain - Feb 5, 2017

Kate Stanley Brennan's theatre work includes Wuthering Heights at the Gate Theatre, Yerma at the West Yorkshire Playhouse and The Night Alive at Lyric Belfast. She's currently starring in Annie Ryan's production of Webster's The White Devil in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, the evocative candlelit indoor space at Shakespeare's Globe. (more...)

Scoop: RIVERDALE on THE CW - Thursday, February 23, 2017
by - Feb 3, 2017

Get all the scoop on RIVERDALE, airing on THE CW on Thursday, February 23, 2017! (more...)

Journey to the Nightmare Realm for Annex's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

When Mary, played by Corinne Magin, pricks her finger, her blood awakens the ancient Slither, and now she must journey through the Nightmares Nine to save herself from his gnashing teeth. This hilarious and hallucinatory fairytale creeps, crawls, and catapults its way through the tantalizing and terrifying darkside of the imagination. (more...)

BWW Review: COTU Hits the Road With a Mind-Boggling HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE
by Perry Tannenbaum - Feb 3, 2017

Closing with THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY at the Unknown Brewing Company, their most lavish production since they adapted The Princess Bride in 2011, Citizens of the Universe is going out with a big bang. (more...)

BWW Review: Cal State Long Beach's Theatre Arts Department Gets Geeky with SHE KILLS MONSTERS
by George Brietigam - Feb 20, 2017

Cal State Long Beach's spring season is off to a strong start, and their upcoming shows have a tough act to follow. (more...)

BWW Review: A Fantastic Evening with Michelle Dorrance and Nicholas Van Young
by Caryn Cooper - Feb 20, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017, in a one night only engagement, brought together MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance and Bessie Award winner Nicholas Van Young for the world premiere of the inaugural Works & Process Rotunda Project at the Guggenheim Museum. This is a new residency and commissioning initiative that invites artists to create site-specific work for the iconic Guggenheim rotunda. This culminating residency performance that features the dancers and musicians from Michelle's company Dorrance Dance with special guests Ephrat "Bounce" Asherie and Matthew "Mega Watts" West combines dance and percussion to create a performative soundscape while incorporating the rotunda as a musical instrument. (more...)

Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum Has a Hit with Whodunit RAVENSCROFT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Ravenscroft, an English drawing room murder mystery and a comedy, opened at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum on Friday, January 27, to enthusiastic audiences and approving critics. (more...)

Starlight Theatre to Live Stream Opening Number of FIRST DATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

With Valentine's Day right around The Corner, Starlight Indoors will share the love (and laughter) of the musical comedy First Date by streaming the opening number live on Facebook. The Facebook Live event will stream on the theatre's page ( at 8 p.m. CST on Friday, February 3. (more...)

Announcing the 30th Anniversary Bang on a Can Marathon at Brooklyn Museum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Bang on a Can announces its 30th Anniversary Bang on a Can Marathon, presented for the first time at Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2-10pm. This incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around The Corner and around the world features eight hours of rare performances by some of the most innovative musicians of our time side-by-side with some of today's most pioneering young artists. The Marathon is part of A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism at the Brooklyn Museum, a yearlong project that celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art through ten diverse exhibitions and an extensive calendar of related public programs. Bang on a Can Marathon artists include Meredith Monk, Julia Wolfe, Joan La Barbara, and many more. (more...)

Writers on a New England Stage Presents Author Krista Tippett
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

On Thursday, March 2, Krista Tippett will take the stage to discuss her New York Times bestseller BECOMING WISE: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living, now available in paperback for the first time. In this remarkable book, Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and National Humanities Medalist Krista Tippett has created a master class in living in a fractured world, drawn from the stories of extraordinary individuals who possess "spiritual genius." Tippett distills the insights she has gleaned from these luminous characters to explore the meaning of life in its many dimensions. (more...)

The Anthropologists Announce Special Concert Reading of Original Play GIVE US BREAD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The Anthropologists return hot off a successful run of No Man's Land to honor the the centennial of the 1917 Lower East Side food riots with a special Concert Reading of their original 2009 play Give Us Bread on Sunday, March 19 at 2PM at the University Settlement (184 Eldridge Street at The Corner of Rivington, New York, NY 10002).  This will also be a Benefit for the company, who will premiere its newest work, This Sinking Island, at the University Settlement in Fall 2017. The venue is accessible. Tickets are $35 ($40 at the door) and include the performance followed by a reception. (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Theatre Academy Announces Spring 2017 Film & Media Arts Classes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Hershey Area Playhouse Theatre Academy announces its film and media arts classes for students in grades K-12 in an 8-week spring session every Saturday from March 18 to May 6, 2017.  (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Heart of Darkness' Episode of RIVERDALE on The CW
by - Feb 17, 2017

On the next episode of RIVERDALE on The CW titled "Heart of Darkness", with Jason’s funeral around The Corner, the Blossom family moves forward with last minute preparations – and a secret agenda. (more...)

The Alliance Theatre present CINDERELLA AND FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre is pleased to present Cinderella and Fella, a contemporary musical spin on the Cinderella fairytale.  Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families, directs this family friendly one-act production.  Cinderella and Fella will run twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays, March 19 - April, 2017.  Opening night is Tuesday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m.  (more...)

Writers In The Loft Presents THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

On Tuesday, March 14, celebrated author Michael Finkel (True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea, a 2015 major motion picture) comes to town with his latest work, THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit. Finkel will discuss one of this generation's remarkable news stories - the true tale of a hermit who lived alone in a tent in the Maine woods for twenty-seven years. (more...)

All-Star D.C. Cast Announced for RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and design team for the musical Ragtime directed by Peter Flynn, choreographed by Michael Bobbitt and with Music Direction by Christopher Youstra. Ragtime plays March 10 to May 20, 2017, at historic Ford's Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Touring Veteran Reaches Milestone Performance In 42ND STREET
by Kyle Christopher West - Feb 16, 2017

Most actors receive a standard show contract for around 12 months, but that doesn't mean every actor hangs up their shoes and immediately walks into another show. In fact, not only do some actors extend their contracts, but some make an entire career out of an individual credit. Rob Ouellette, who is currently playing pianist Oscar and a member of the tap-dancing ensemble of the 42nd STREET national tour is about to shuffle into his 1,000th performance with the show on February 16th, 2017, so we caught up with him about his experience. Not only has Rob danced his way through six different companies of the musical, but he's performed several variations of the show's choreography, has worked three times with original book writer and director Mark Bramble, as well as with choreography icons Randy Skinner, Kelli Barclay, and Rick Conant, among others. (more...)

BWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, New Alexandra Theatre
by Emma Cann - Feb 15, 2017

It's 1922, and young Millie Dillmount arrives in New York from a small town in Kansas, ready to take control of her destiny and make her fortune by marrying well. After all, the modern marriage is a business affair. Skirts get shorter, heels get higher and hair is bobbed flapper style, making Millie the most up to date "modern" the Big Apple has to offer. However, Millie's plans to marry her boss and get rich quick are thrown awry by a surprise love affair and, rather implausibly, the discovery of a secret white slavery ring.  (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Announces Upcoming Dark Night Series Production ICONS OF SWING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to announce the third of its 2017 Dark Night Series productions, Icons of Swing - The Bands, The Singers, The Songs, an evening featuring a concert and dance by the Unforgettable Big Band, preceded by swing dance lessons for those interested in getting the most out of the event. (more...)

Ranch Living Draws Buyers To Meritus Homes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017


Photo Flash: New Line Theatre presents ZORBA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

It's 1924, on the Greek island of Crete, and you're about to go on a wild, whirlwind tour of the lusty passions of the human heart. (more...)

Line-up Announced for 2017 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has announced today the line-up for the 19th season of KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. The successful collaboration between KCRW and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association continues, startingSunday, June 18. (more...)

South Camden Theatre Company to Stage THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre organization located in Camden, New Jersey will present 'The Miss Firecracker Contest' by Beth Henley. (more...)

Florence Williams to Chat THE NATURE FIX at Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Prize-winning author Florence Williams sets out to uncover the science behind nature's positive effects on the brain in her latest work, THE NATURE FIX. Williams will discuss the book at The Music Hall Loft (131 Congress Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801) on Wednesday February 22 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Scoop: RIVERDALE on THE CW - Thursday, March 2, 2017
by - Feb 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on RIVERDALE, airing on THE CW on Thursday, March 2, 2017! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Lisa Kron's WELL at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre announces the complete cast of its upcoming production of Tony Award-winning writer Lisa Kron's (Fun Home) funny and brilliant play Well, set to star beloved Seattle talents Barbara Dirickson and Sarah Rudinoff. Well is dark comedy at its finest and is being directed by Seattle Rep Artistic Director Braden Abraham. (more...)

VTA's February Mid-Day Arts Cafe Features Central State Jazz Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association (VTA) presents the popular lunchtime arts preview series Mid-Day Arts Cafe on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 in the Mathile Theatre, located inside the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. February features the Central State University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Hal Melia, performing instrumental and vocal jazz in a variety of styles. Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 937-228-3630 or 888-228-3630. (more...)

Peepshow Menagerie presents OH! THESE PRETTY THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

It's been a year since we lost musician/actor/producer/fashion icon DAVID BOWIE which happened just before the 3rd edition of this show. But while the man may be gone, his work will continue to live on and so we are happy to be bringing you the 4th annual edition of one of our most popular shows dedicated to the music, art, and glamour of David Bowie brought to you by many of the top burlesque stars of L.A. as well as special guests! (more...)

Sierra Boggess Gives a Preview of the PHANTOM That Never Was
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

Sierra Boggess met up with colleague and friend Manon Taris and gave a street corner concert to her Instagram followers. The two were originally cast as Christine in Fantome de L'Opera in Paris; however, following a fire at the Mogador Theatre on September 25, the production was cancelled. (more...)

BWW Review: Pinteresque THE MOTHER an Utterly Arresting Ordeal on The Fugard Studio Stage
by David Fick - Feb 12, 2017

Following the South African premiere of Florian Zeller's THE FATHER last year, the same playwright's companion piece, THE MOTHER, made its bow last week at The Fugard Studio. David Fick reviews. (more...)

Hollywood Classic HIS GIRL FRIDAY Adapted for the Stage by Hudson Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

Hudson Warehouse's winter production is the Hollywood classic, 'His Girl Friday,' taking the film and turning it into a stage production for their March show. (more...)

Russell Simmons Invites New Yorkers Of All Backgrounds To Stand In Solidarity With American Muslims In Times Square On February 19 To Declare 'Today, I Am A Muslim Too'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017


Photo Flash: Hershey Area Playhouse Announces Upcoming Dark Night Series Production
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to announce the second of its 2017 Dark Night Series productions, The Cemetery Club, a funny, poignant, and supremely human story of friendship, love, fidelity, and living on after loss. (more...)

Russell Simmons Invites New Yorkers Of All Backgrounds To Stand In Solidarity With American Muslims In Times Square, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

New Yorkers of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds are being asked to gather on Sunday, February 19th, from 12:00 to 4:00 pm in New York's Times Square, (at The Corner of 48thStreet & Broadway, Manhattan) and join hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons and prominent religious leaders to declare their solidarity with American Muslims who have recently been impacted by discriminatory rhetoric and a travel ban by the Trump Administration. (more...)

BWW Feature: Theatre Tallahassee's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Journals
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Melissa Findley chronicles the first week of rehearsals for TT's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. (more...)

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