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Barclays CEO Jes Staley to Speak with CNBC'S Kayla Tausche on SQUAWK ON THE STREET
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

In a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview, Barclays CEO Jes Staley will speak with CNBC's Kayla Tausche on “Squawk on the Street” (M-F, 9AM-11AM ET) Monday, September 12th at 10am ET. Topics include: banks, interest rates, the economy, the upcoming U.S. election and Brexit, among others. (more...)

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to Talk New Book at The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will take the stage with his bestselling book THE COURT AND THE WORLD: American Law and the New Global Realities, just released in paperback, on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 7 p.m. at The Music Hall Historic Theater (28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801). (more...)

The Feast of San Gennaro to Host Cannoli Eating Contest Next Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Good news! After an absence of one year, the 90th Annual Feast of San Gennaro has announced it will present its popular Cannoli Eating Contest this year, but this time it won't be for professional eaters, as in the past. Instead it will feature cannoli lovers like YOU, men and women who can register for the event in advance! (more...)

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - West End Production Announces Full Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Full casting is announced for Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron). An American in Paris features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas. Directly following celebrated engagements in Paris and New York, this critically acclaimed and multi award-winning new musical bursts into life in the West End from Saturday 4 March 2017 with the official opening night on Tuesday 21 March 2017 at the Dominion Theatre.  (more...)

Theatre and Dance at Wayne Opens 2016–17 Season With YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

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Scoop: SQUAWK ON THE STREET on CNBC - Friday, September 9, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on SQUAWK ON THE STREET, airing on CNBC on Friday, September 9, 2016! (more...)

Seattle Rep to Reinvigorate A RAISIN IN THE SUN with Help from Playwright's Original Drafts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents Lorraine Hansberry's acclaimed classic A Raisin in the Sun. Helmed by Seattle actor and director, Timothy McCuen Piggee, A Raisin in the Sun will run September 30-October 30, 2016 (opening night is October 5, 2016) in the Bagley Wright Theatre. (more...)

Bid to See HAMILTON, ON YOUR FEET! and More to Benefit Rosie's Theater Kids
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

As part of the gala's fundraising efforts, starting September 20, 2016 and running through October 6, 2016, RTKids will also launch its annual online auction through CharityBuzz, where fans will have the rare opportunity to bid for a chance to see Hamilton and meet Javier Muñoz backstage. (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Announces Fall Acting Classes for Adults and Youth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Taught by instructors with experience in theatre and education, Hershey Area Playhouse's Theatre Academy announces its 2016 fall acting classes for students in grades K-12 and adults. (more...)

CHRIS GETHARD: CAREER SUICIDE to Bring Dark Comedy Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Chris Gethard: Career Suicide, a new comedy written and performed by Chris Gethard, will play The Lynn Redgrave Theater, (45 Bleecker Street at The Corner of Lafayette Street) beginning October 5th with the official opening scheduled for October 13th. (more...)

ESPN the Magazine's 2016 NFL Preview Part 2 Hits Newsstands 9/9
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

On newsstands Friday: ESPN The Magazine's 2016 NFL Preview, Part 2: The Offense Strikes Back, featuring the cover story “Welcome to the Todd Gurley Show.' (more...)

Scarlett Strallen Leads SHE LOVE ME at Menier This Christmas
by Marianka Swain - Sep 5, 2016

Scarlett Strallen will return to the Menier Chocolate Factory to lead the company of SHE LOVES ME this Christmas. The production reunites Strallen with director Matthew White, following their previous collaboration at the Menier on Candide. The production opens on 7 December, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 5 March 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: FIRST DATE - A Fantastic Night of Fun
by Tim Carney - Sep 3, 2016

Opening last night at Chapel off Chapel, Pursued By Bear's production of the 2013 Broadway musical First Date was a true delight. From the moment you enter the theatre Sarah Tulloch's set design established the tone for what was a very fun and enjoyable evening. The cafe inspired set, not only accompanies the story perfectly but enables the audience to feel as though they are in the cafe with the protagonists of the story. Those protagonists, Aaron (Jordan Mahr) and Casey (Rebecca Hetherington) take us on a riotous journey of their first blind date together. Mahr and Hetherington shine in their individual portrayals of the characters and work together brilliantly. Mahr in particular shines as the up tight, highly nervous Aaron, his version of 'In Love With You' is a musical highlight. 'The Thing's I Never Said' a stunning duet between Aaron and Aaron's mother (Nicole Molloy) is where First Date also shines. For while it stands up as a musical comedy it also has heart and touches on some very real, poignant moments highlighting that while we come in contact with so many people in our lives, often we do not know the burdens they are carrying or the stories that lie underneath the surface. (more...)

Chelsea Handler Weighs In on Presidential Debate With Hilarious Tweets
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Last night, Chelsea Handler joined the Twitterverse, providing her own sassy hot-takes on the first debate. The Netflix talk-show host and comedian has been very outspoken on the race, helping break down the daily election chaos for her viewers in the explanatory and hilarious way (more...)

BWW Review: DURAN SANDWICHES are Unique and Absolutely Delicious
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 27, 2016

Duran Sandwiches in the Flatiron District of Manhattan is a unique gourmet experience where you will enjoy delicious, artfully prepared open-faced sandwiches made with the finest and freshest ingredients. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Provides Fresh Look to Iconic Television Show
by Paul Batterson - Sep 26, 2016

It can be a monstrous challenge to produce a musical based on an iconic television show. Most of the audience comes in with its own set of preconceived expectations of what certain characters should sound, dress and look like. (more...)

Automotive News to Host Webinar With Outsell on How Dealerships Can Maximize Their Marketing Budget Returns
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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Celebrate with GEVALIA on National Coffee Day 9/29
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 26, 2016

Gevalia is the perfect coffee for at-home baristas. With 'National Coffee Day' right around The Corner on Thursday, 9/29, we know our Broadwayworld.com readers would love to know more about this premium brand and the newest addition to their line, Kaffe Special Reserve. (more...)

The Met Presents MAX BECKMANN IN NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Opening October 19, 2016, the exhibition Max Beckmann in New York at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will put a spotlight on the artist's special connection with New York City. It will feature 14 paintings that Beckmann created while living in New York from 1949 to 1950, as well as 25 works, dating from 1920 to 1948, from New York collections. The exhibition assembles several groups of iconic works, including self-portraits; mythical, expressionist interiors; robust, colorful portraits of women and performers; landscapes; and triptychs.  (more...)

Andrew Samonksy, Jason Graae, Beverly Ward and More to Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Concert at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The 2015-16 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company concludes with a concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG. (more...)

Jonathan Edwards, Liz Longley and More Join BTG's 'On The Stage' Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes folk phenomenon, Jonathan Edwards (10/6); folk singer/songwriter, Liz Longley (10/8); and local legends, Will Evans and Rising Tide and The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow (10/27) to the On The Stage Series at The Colonial Theatre. (more...)

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill to star in Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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The Las Vegas Tenors Bring Their Dynamic Vocal Performance to the Suncoast Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

With their powerhouse voices and melodic variety, The Las Vegas Tenors return to delight audiences of all ages at the Suncoast Showroom Oct. 21 and 22. (more...)

BWW Review: Part One of House Of Sand's Sydney Fringe Offering, PEDAL.PEDDLE Is An Intriguing, Thought Provoking Experience
by Jade Kops - Sep 21, 2016

Captivating and confusing all at the same time, PEDAL.PEDDLE, half of Eliza Sander's offering for Sydney Fringe Festival, has the audience mesmerised as they try to make sense of the expressive work. (more...)

New Playwriting Workshop Offered at Kumu Kahua Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

HI? Kumu Kahua Theatre is proud to announce they will be producing a playwriting course, taught by Tali Ariav.  This is an in-depth workshop for writers who want to create and develop a dynamic original new script over a journey of seven weeks.  The workshop will follow the stages of development of new work: dreaming, sharing, struggling, revising and producing. (more...)

20th HalloWeekends Arrives at Cedar Point
by Anton Anderssen - Sep 21, 2016

Cedar Point's fall festival of fright is here, and family fun is lurking around every corner! This is scary theatre at it's best, with costumes to die for. From The Great Pumpkin Fest to Haunt, the spectacular 20th year of HalloWeekends is set to delight and scare beginning Friday night, Sept. 16. (more...)

Ash Knight's 'Unintentional Levitation' Sculpture to Be Featured at ArtPrize Eight Art Competition, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The sculpture “Unintentional Levitation” by Ash Knight, an art instructor at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), has been selected to be displayed during ArtPrize® Eight, an international art competition held each fall in western Michigan. This year's event, being held Sept. 21 – Oct. 9, will feature more than 1,450 artists and is expected to attract more than 400,000 arts enthusiasts to the downtown streets of Grand Rapids. (more...)

The Grinch is Coming to Steal Christmas in New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

The New Orleans Theatre Association proudly presents the New Orleans premiere of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL at The Saenger Theatre Nov. 22 - 27, 2016. Hailed by The New York Times as "100 times better than any bedside story," this extended holiday run of a classic musical will enchant adults and children alike as part of the East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2016 - 2017 season with ten magical performances. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. (more...)

18th Telluride by the Sea Festival to Bring LA LA LAND & More to The Music Hall
by Movies News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

The secret is out: six diverse, original films with international casts of both seasoned actors and fresh new faces, directed by some of the world's most acclaimed filmmakers, are coming to The Music Hall's Telluride by the Sea Festival in Portsmouth, New Hampshire-transforming the charming Seacoast town into a mecca for cinephiles for three exciting days, Friday, September 16 - Sunday, September 18, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: The Fugard's CLYBOURNE PARK a 'Woke' Look at White Privilege and Gentrification
by David Fick - Sep 19, 2016

The Fugard Theatre's production of CLYBOURNE PARK arrives at a time when South Africa is caught up in Archibald MacLeish's idea of 'the play without the play,' a world in which the gentrification trend and the problems caused by white privilege denialism intersect. (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...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

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Marimba Band Makes the Valley Ring at FREE CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

MusicaNova Orchestra presents the second in its series of free community concerts as the Sonoran Marimba Band takes the stage Sunday, October 9 from 3:00 to 4:30 PM at Scottsdale Presbyterian Church, at The Corner of Hayden and Osborn Roads.  Admission is free, and donations to support the series will be accepted. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Is The Hottest Ticket In Town
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Sep 16, 2016

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Is An Exuberant Must-See At Theatre Under The Stars (more...)

Point Park's REP Professional Theatre to Stage I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

 The REP Professional Theatre Company presents the Pittsburgh Premiere of Halley Feiffer's I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard,  the navigation of the complicated divide of father-daughter relationships, as each struggles in one way or another, to make the other proud. (more...)

BWW Interview: Steve Perren of PARADE at Panic! Productions
by Cary Ginell - Sep 15, 2016

His day job is as associate justice of the Second District, Division Six of the California Courts of Appeal, but Steve Perren's passion for the stage has seen him appear in a variety of shows in Ventura County over the years. He played founding father Roger Sherman in Cabrillo Music Theatre's 2012 production of 1776 and has also appeared in numerous operettas staged by the Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Company. In Panic! Productions' Parade, currently playing at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, Perren is ideally suited for the part of Judge Leonard S. Roan, who presides over the trial of accused child murderer Leo Frank. Parade deals with the real-life arrest and trial of Frank (played by Joshua Finkel), a Georgia factory superintendent who was accused of murdering 13-year-old factory worker Mary Phagan in 1913. We sat down with Steve during a break in rehearsals for the show, and talked about his unique perspective as an actor who also shares the occupation of the character he portrays. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for JERSEY BOYS at New Orleans Saenger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Tickets will go on sale Friday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m. for the returning New Orleans engagement of the Tony®, Grammy® and Oliver Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, JERSEY BOYS will make its Saenger Theatre debut Dec. 13 - 18, 2016, as a show option of the East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2016 - 2017 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bringing HONOUR to a Journey of Life and Love at Old Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

WHEN is love real and does it really last? That's the core theme of Honour, the latest offering from the Old Mill Theatre. Written by Joanna Murray-Smith and directed by Dale James, Honour follows a couple's exhausting and confronting - yet also tender and poignant - journey through life and love. (more...)

Audiences have Six Weeks Left to See the Critically Acclaimed 1984
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

 Audiences have just six weeks left to see the critically acclaimed Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production of 1984. Since opening at the Nottingham Playhouse in 2013, the production has played almost 700 performances across the globe and, by the end of this run, over 380,000 people will have seen the show. Directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan with Daniel Raggett, the limited run at the Playhouse Theatre must end on 29 October 2016.  (more...)

SOLD- The Most Iconic Estate in Atlanta is Now the Second Highest Sale of the Year in Buckhead
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Nokia and Sonera demonstrate role of fixed and mobile networking technologies on the path to 5G
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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NJPAC Performing Arts School to Host Free Open House This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

For the first time, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center hosts a free, three-day Open House as part of its Young Artist Institute for students ages 10 to 18. Young people of all proficiency levels - from those who dream of a Broadway stage career to promising jazz musicians - are invited to explore their creativity in classes held from Sept. 20-22 in the Center for Arts Education. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for the World Premiere New Drama ROZ + RAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Roz and Ray follows the close, turbulent relationship between Roz, a pediatric physician and Ray, the single father of two hemophiliac boys. Caught in a devastating chapter of medical and queer history rooted in the 1970s and 80s, this brilliant doctor and devoted parent struggle together over impossible choices. Can they 'do no harm' while saving the children they love? (more...)

Classic Musical OLIVER! Opens Saint Sebastian Player's Season Oct. 21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) open the company's 36th season with Oliver! with music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. Performances run October 21-November 13 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (enter on Marshfield), Chicago. (more...)

Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television and Theatre Presents ND Theatre NOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The University of Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces ND Theatre NOW, featuring In Paradisum by Tori Babcock and The Pink Pope by Taeyin ChoGlueck, in the Philbin Studio Theatre at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, September 29 - October 9, 2016.  (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Holding Auditions for MIRACLE ON 34th STREET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Hershey Area Playhouse is holding auditions for the last production of its 2016 season, Miracle on 34th Street, Sunday, Sept. 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for children up to 12 years old.  Auditions for teens and adults will also be held Sunday as well as Monday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. Callbacks, if needed, will be held Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. (more...)

West End and Broadway Hit THE FATHER to Make South African Premiere at The Fugard
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Tony- and Olivier Award-winning Broadway and West End hit, Florian Zeller's THE FATHER, translated from the French by Christopher Hampton, is set to have its South African premiere at The Fugard Studio Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET Looks Deeply into Family Relationships and Personal Identity
by Shari Barrett - Sep 11, 2016

The heart of the story in Wendy Graf's world premiere play PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET centers on a young woman's journey to self-awareness as she learns to separate herself from her identity as the twin of a young man who should have been able to achieve greatness due to his social standing and upbringing as the "star" of his close-knit Jewish family. Seen through the lens of upper middle-class privilege where a favored son is seen as perfect in every way, we are taken on the journey through his life and how his presence affects each of his family members, both uniting and dividing them as they struggle to reconcile their relationships. (more...)

9/11 TABLE OF SILENCE Returns to Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi and Buglisi Dance Theatre are honored to be welcomed back by Lincoln Center for a sixth presentation of the transcendent  '9/11 Table of Silence,' a public performance tribute to 9/11 and prayer for peace and healing, conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi.  The tribute will take place Sunday September 11, beginning at 8:15 AM and concluding at 8:46 AM, the moment when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower.  Buglisi was inspired to create the 9/11 Table of Silence by Italian visual artist Rossella Vasta's sculptural installation of 100 ceramic plates that represent a banquet table uniting humanity.   Given the unrelenting and tragic acts of terror and violence that continue in the world,  '9/11 Table of Silence' remains as relevant and timely today as when it was first performed six years ago at Lincoln Center.   (more...)

BWW Review: LABYRINTH, Hampstead Theatre, 9 September 2016
by Marianka Swain - Sep 10, 2016

Beth Steel, who scored at hit at the Hampstead in 2014 with a play about the 1980s miners' strike, has dipped back into history to create one with sickening relevance to the current financial crisis. It's 1978, and Wall Street is packed with cowboys gleefully eyeing up their new frontier: Latin America. (more...)

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