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Space 55 Extends Run of Dark Comedy REMOTE CONTROL Through 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Space 55 has announced it has extended the run of The Dark comedy, 'Remote Control' for an additional weekend, with performances added for May 5 & 6 at 8 pm.  All tickets are $15. (more...)

Hong Kong Dance Company 2017-18 Season Opens
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

This year, Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) opens a new chapter filled with cutting-edge performances and well-loved classics including romantic dance dramas, mindful theatre, family dance drama and a groundbreaking cross-cultural collaboration. (more...)

BWW Celebrates Barbra Streisand's 75th Birthday with Look Back at Top Billboard Hits
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Today, BWW celebrates the 75th birthday of living legend Barbra Streisand with a look back at her top Billboard 100 hits. (more...)

Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann Roth Receives 2017 Michael Merritt Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 24th Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration will take place on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at Loyola University Chicago.Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann Roth (The Nance, The Book of Mormon, The English Patient, Midnight Cowboy) will receive the 2017 Merritt Award.  (more...)

Leomark Studios New Horror Draws on Community
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Leomark Studios is taking a “web page” out of bigger producers' books with its IndieGoGo campaign for CALCULATING EUPHORIA, which is live until May 14. (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH: REVISITED Brilliantly Updates Shakespeare's Tragic Tale of Power, Greed, and the Blood-Thirst for Ambition
by Shari Barrett - Apr 23, 2017

Culver City residents Jeannine and Jack Stehlin are celebrating the 21st anniversary season of their New American Theatre production company by presenting MACBETH: REVISITED, directed by and starring Jack Stehlin in the title role with choreography and sound design by John Farmanesh-Bocca. Last year, this team of two brilliant production designers brought the award-winning Tempest Redux to the Odyssey Theatre, with mind-blowing choreography enabling the classic tale to resonant with modern audiences. Their great skill working together is again gracing a local stage at Sacred Fools on Hollywood's Theatre Row, featuring a gender-bending cast of company members who tell Shakespeare's tale of power, greed, and the blood-thirst for ambition - all in a roughly 95-minute theatrical journey. (more...)

BWW Review: NYC Season Ends with a Bang with Dance Theatre of Harlem
by Caryn Cooper - Apr 23, 2017

The legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) returned to their “stage home” for their annual NYC season at the New York City Center, April 19-22, 2017. Some highlights of the season included a special performance by Grammy-Winning Recording Artist India.Arie, NY and DTH premieres by Robert Garland, Francesca Harper, and José Limón, and the return of other favorites by Dianne McIntyre and Darrell Grand Moultrie. (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Professor of Environmental and Multicultural Literatures Pens Brilliant Mystery Novel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

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Burglars of Hamm Announce EASY TARGETS at Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

EASY TARGETS is for every audience member who has sat in The Dark at a bad play thinking they now know what prison must be like. It allows the audience to act out the fantasy of punishing their jailers. (more...)

SUNDAY in the Dark for Rush: Or How Fans Slept Their Way to See Sondheim
by Wayman Wong - Apr 21, 2017

Here's how I slept with dozens of guys and gals on Wednesday, April 19 ... to get bargain tickets to 'Sunday in the Park With George.' It's called 'rush,' and many Broadway shows offer discounted seats around $40-$50 (a pittance compared to the regular ducats that run $150 and up). They're sold as soon as the box office opens at 10 a.m., so the early bird gets the rush. At many shows, getting in line by 7 a.m. often does the trick. (more...)

BWW Review: CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA AND I PAGLIACCI at Adelaide Festival Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Apr 21, 2017

These magnificent operas have a shorter than usual run, so hurry to buy your tickets. (more...)

Lea Michele Shares New Track 'Getaway Car' + New Album 'Places' Out 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Actress and singer Lea Michele is set to release her upcoming sophomore album Places on April 28 via Columbia Records. The 11 track album features the previously released “Love Is Alive”, “Anything's Possible,” “Run To You” and “Getaway Car.” (more...)

Rachel York, Adrienne Warren, Jason Gotay and More to Perform at MMC's 2017 Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Marymount Manhattan College (MMC), a private liberal arts college on Manhattan's Upper East Side, will honor Scott and Debby Rechler, dedicated philanthropists and proud MMC parents at the 2017 Annual Scholarship Benefit, and welcome an evening of star performances. (more...)

No Peeking's IN LAK'ECH Discusses Latin American Experience at Grassroots Community Space
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Grassroots Community Space presents the premier of In Lak'Ech, a No Peeking Theatre production that discusses the diverse and multicultural perspectives of the Latin American Experience and its various definitions. (more...)

Broadway Musicians to Spread Happiness at EnoB Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Six incredibly gifted actors and actresses -- Adam Roberts, Sophie Kim, Carla R. Stewart, Brandon M. Nase, Nir Chalamish and Mick Bleyer -- will perform at EnoB BENEFIT Concert. (more...)

Clague Playhouse Goes Hilariously Back to the Dark Ages with INCORRUPTIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Clague Playhouse presents its 5th and final production of the 89th season, INCORRUPTIBLE by Michael Hollinger. Running May 12 through June 4, 2017, INCORRUPTIBLE is a dark comedy about The Dark ages that'll have audiences asking for mercy while rolling in the aisles with laughter. (more...)

City Lights 2017-18 Season Focuses on Family Matters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Family is where you find it-not just where you're born. How do we define our kin and who we are in relation to them? In City Lights Theater Company's 35th season, family and community are found in a Chekhovian country house, Washington Heights, and Mr. and Mrs. Darcy's Christmas. They're also in the pages of a controversial children's book, and in how we connect with each other to meet The Dark side of humanity. (more...)

Nina Lannan & Alan Wasser to Receive 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to two of the most successful General Managers in the Broadway community - Nina Lannan and Alan Wasser. (more...)

Danger Announces New Studio Album; Drops Album Mixtape
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

DANGER has over the years outgrown his mere artist credentials and evolved into a global phenomenon, with one foot in the world of music and the other in computer graphics and gaming. Now DANGER is set to return to the spotlight with the announcement of a full studio album entitled '??' (more...)

Underbelly Festival Adds 50 New Acts Including Andy Zaltzman, Luisa Omielan, Richard Gadd
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Underbelly Festival - the massive new festival experience which sees the hugely popular Udderbelly and London Wonderground festivals join forces - has added over fifty new shows to its line-up, including some of the top names in stand-up, sketch character and alternative comedy, as well as cabaret, burlesque, circus, music, variety and family shows. (more...)

CTG Announces Partnerships with Royal Court, National Theatre, Second Stage, Danai Gurira and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced separate co-commissioning partnerships with four internationally renowned theatres. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Workshop at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The high-profile creative team behind People's Light's upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole will workshop the developing piece at San Diego's prestigious Old Globe Theatre from April 20-23, 2017. (more...)

Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro Tapped as Associate Artist with CTG
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has shared that Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro is one of three celebrated artists to be invited into an expanded relationship with the Center Theatre Group (CTG) in Los Angeles. CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced today Shapiro, as well as Matthew Bourne and Danai Gurira, will be Associate Artists with the company. (more...)

Rod Melancon Premieres 'Redhead' from Upcoming 'Southern Gothic' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Americana roots rock artist ROD MELANCON today (4/20) partnered with GlideMagazine.com to premiere 'Redhead,' a muscular blend of rock and dirty blues with 'Rolling Stones swagger' (John Wirt, The Advocate, Baton Rouge, LA, 4/7/17). (more...)

BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Scott Theatre
by Audrey Morabito - Apr 20, 2017

With music and lyrics by the celebrated Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, this vulgar delight of a production is no small undertaking; however, the students and faculty of TCU's Theatre department proved they were certainly up to the challenge. (more...)

Manchester's Shaking Chains Share Video for 'Drunk No More'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Following sold-out single launch shows in London and Salford, Manchester's Shaking Chains have shared a new music video for 'Drunk No More', taken from their AA-side single, due April 21st via Concrete Recordings. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival Announces 51st Season, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, one of New York's premier summer performance series, was announced today by Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss and Renée and Robert Belfer Music DirectorLouis Langrée. Building on last year's 50th anniversary season, this year's festival features appearances by world-renowned musicians, exciting new voices, memorable performances by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, and innovative theatrical presentations from July 25 to August 20. (more...)

Jennifer Damiano, Sean Allan Krill, Kelli Barrett, Jessica Phillips and More Tapped for Zack Zadek's DEATHLESS at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

In a not-too-distant future where no one dies, a family navigates life's big questions during an annual road trip in Zack Zadek's new musical Deathless. (more...)

History to Premiere Two-Part Special SUPERHEROES DECODED Beg. 4/30
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

HISTORY® reveals the surprising true beginnings of America's legendary superhero characters in a new, two-part documentary special, SUPERHEROES DECODED, premiering Sunday, April 30 and Monday, May 1 at 9PM ET/PT. (more...)

CABARET Joins Florida Rep's 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce Kander and Ebb's 12-time Tony Award-winning musical, 'Cabaret' as part of its 20th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Musical Adaptation of Homer's THE ODYSSEY, THE HUMANS and More Slated for Seattle Rep in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Artistic Director Braden Abraham today announced Seattle Repertory Theatre's new nine-play 2017/2018 Season, which kicks off with a massive, community-driven musical adaptation, and continues with a theatrical take on a Jane Austen favorite, the launch of a  Broadway National Tour of a Tony Award-winning play, an August Wilson masterpiece, and much more. (more...)

OJ: MADE IN AMERICA Among Winners of Peabody Documentary Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed today 12 winners in the Documentary category for programs released in 2016. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Broadway's INDECENT- Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Indecent opens tonight, April 18 at the Cort Theatre. Meet the cast before their opening bows! (more...)

Sarah Carson Earns 'Best Actress' Nomination for TV Pilot A.L.L.I.A.N.C.E.
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Actress Sarah Carson has earned a 'Best Actress' nomination for her deliciously deceptive starring role in the award-winning sci-fi drama television series pilot, A.L.L.I.A.N.C.E. (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE LIGHTNING THIEF to Celebrate Rick Riordan's New Novel with Pop-Up Shop 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Off-Broadway's hit show, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical and NYC's Books of Wonder (booksofwonder.com) will celebrate the release of Rick Riordan's newest book by creating a Book of Wonder pop-up shop at the Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons' Iraq Refugee Benefit Concert Moves to Mercury Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

This spring, Jerry Joseph, critically acclaimed songwriter and international touring artist, is traveling to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to perform, provide music education and bring guitars to refugees living in camps near the city of Sulaymaniyah. (more...)

Hans Zimmer Receives Rave Reviews at Coachella Ahead of World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer took Coachella by storm on Sunday evening, dazzling a crowd of tens of thousands of fans and trending on Twitter. (more...)

Jeremy Schonfeld Band Plays Rockwood Music Hall with Special Guests Brook Wood and Max Sangerman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Jeremy Schonfeld Band will take the stage at Rockwood for a night of old favorites and new tunes. The band will appear on Rockwood Stage 2 (196 Allen St., New York, NY 10002) on Sunday, April 23 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Concludes Season With New Co-Production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Opera Philadelphia continues to combine cutting-edge new commissions with fresh takes on the classics. To conclude a 2016-17 season highlighted by the knockout success of its world premiere production of Breaking the Waves, the company turns to iconic Mozartean comedy, with a new co-production of The Marriage of Figaro (April 28–May 7). With Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris leading five performances at the historic Academy of Music, celebrated young singers Brandon Cedel, John Chest, Layla Claire, Ying Fang, and Cecelia Hall anchor a stellar cast in the new Stephen Lawless staging that has already proven “as beautiful as it is humorous, as sophisticated as it is raunchy” (Kansas City Star). (more...)

Trial for REBECCA Will Begin April 24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The saga continues! The ill-fated Rebecca, which cancelled its Broadway run in 2012, will get its time in court later this month. The trial is set to begin April 24, 2017.  (more...)

MasterVoices presents BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). The production will be conducted and directed by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature Kelli O'Hara (Contrary Mary), Bill Irwin (Master Toymaker), Christopher Fitzgerald (Alan), Lauren Worsham (Jane), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Tom Tom), Jonathan Freeman (Uncle Barnaby), Chris Sullivan (Gonzorgo), Jeffrey Schecter (Roderigo), Michael Kostroff (Chief Inspector Marmaduke), and Blair Brown (The Narrator), with the 130 singers of MasterVoices and Orchestra of St. Luke's. Musical Staging by Andrew Palermo, Costume Consulting by Tracy Christensen, and Concert Adaptation by Joe Keenan and Ted Sperling. (more...)

Learn Everything About the Cast of GROUNDHOG DAY- Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Based on the iconic film, GROUNDHOG DAY The Musical is reimagined by the award-winning creators of the international hit Matilda The Musical-including director Matthew Warchus and songwriter Tim Minchin-with a book by original screenwriter Danny Rubin. Starring two-time Tony Award® nominee Andy Karl, GROUNDHOG DAY is the new musical comedy about living life to the fullest, one day at a time. Meet the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

BWW Review: Ohio State's HEATHERS a Fun Show with a Frightening Message
by Amanda Etchison - Apr 16, 2017

For many, the thought of returning to high school is a horror movie plot, but the Ohio State University Department of Theatre's production of 'Heathers: The Musical' shows just how terrifying teenage years can get. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Today for BUILDING THE WALL at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

BUILDING THE WALL, the new play by Pulitzer and Tony winner Robert Schenkkan (All The Way, Hacksaw Ridge - Academy Award nom. The Kentucky Cycle), will make its New York premiere beginning performances on Friday, May 12th at 8:00 pm and opening on Sunday, May 21st at 7:30 pm at New World Stages (340 West 50th St.) for a strictly limited engagement through July 9, 2017.     (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Satire to Close The Ringwald's 10th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Ringwald Theatre will conclude its 10th Anniversary Season with the Michigan premiere of Silence! The Musical with book by Hunter Bell (Tony-nominated writer of {title of show}) and music and lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan. (more...)

'VICTIM OR VILLAIN' Talk Back to Address Racism After RASHEEDA SPEAKING at Theatre Memphis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

A 'talk back' will be held Thursday, April 20, 2017, around 9:15pm after the performance of Rasheeda Speaking, a shocking dark comedy running at Theatre Memphis in the Next Stage through April 23, 2017. (more...)

Lightning in a Bottle Music Festival Announces New 'Compass' Lineups
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Yesterday, Lightning in a Bottle announced the speaker and workshop lineups for the Beacon and Craft, two of the six areas making up the Compass, LIB's new educational hub debuting this year. The Compass, the newly re-imagined area of Lightning in a Bottle, will offer festivalgoers a diverse array of educational opportunities that engage the senses, expand the mind, and inspire community action. Workshops and presentations will include classes on grassroots political activism, social justice, climate change and indigenous land rights, digital activism, identifying truth in journalism and social media, decolonization, art activism, and more. (more...)

Author Patricia McKissack Dies at Age 72
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Author Patricia McKissack, who produced children's books about black history with her husband, passed away on April 7th at the age of 72.  According to her son, Fredrick L. McKissack Jr., the cause was cardiorespiratory arrest. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Launches Its 2017 Season with THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey kicks off its 55th season with The Merchant of Venice, not seen at The Shakespeare Theatre since 2000. Acclaimed company member Robert Cuccioli returns to direct. Performances begin on May 17 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ. Patrons can purchase tickets by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

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