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Privately-run Chinese firm builds a city straddling Malaysia-Singapore border in effort to promote cross-border cooperation in industrial development
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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Ellie Goulding, Andy C & More Set for Romania's Untold Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Romania's biggest festival UNTOLD (August 3-6 in Cluj-Napoca) keeps getting bigger and better with every announcement, and today sees them unleash a huge triple helping of names in the form of their mega Dragon's Nest and Alchemy Stages. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Shares All-New Featurette for MARVEL'S IRON FIST
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

In an all-new featurette below, Jessica Henwick and Finn Jones from Marvel's IRON FIST discuss Henwick's role as Colleen Wing, a martial arts instructor with a mysterious past. (more...)

World Premiere of THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY Opens Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

TACT (Scott Alan Evans, Executive Artistic Director; Nora Chester & Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Associate Artistic Directors) is proud to continue the 2016 - '17 season will continue with the World Premiere of The Gravedigger's Lullaby, a play that arrives on the Mainstage by way of the company's 2015 newTACTics New Play Festival where it was workshopped and developed.  (more...)

National Sawdust Presents MUSIC OF LISA BIELAWA Performed By American Contemporary Music Ensemble, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

On Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7pm, National Sawdust (80 N 6th St.) will present a concert of the music of composer-vocalist Lisa Bielawa, performed by the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) with Bielawa as vocal soloist. (more...)

Celebrate World Puppetry Day with a Local Twist
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Activities include unveiling of the Center for Puppetry Arts' very own Tiny Door, Museum tours and more! (more...)

Glitter. Feminism. Jazz Hands: World Premiere of a Feminist One-Woman Burlesque Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Today, Curtains Cabaret, Silicon Valley's theatrical burlesque company, announces its May 6th production at The Dragon Theatre in Redwood City: DeeDee Queen's How Lovely to be a Woman: a Feminist One-Woman Burlesque Musical. (more...)

Soundtrack to Heart-Pounding Heist Thriller DIAMOND CARTEL to Be Released 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The official motion picture soundtrack to the thrilling and stylish diamond heist movie Diamond Cartel will be hitting stores on April 7 hot on the heels of the film's theatrical run (more...)

The Brick Theater Presents the World Premiere of PLUTO (no longer a play)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The Brick Theater presents the world premiere of PLUTO (no longer a play), the latest from New York-based collective Superhero Clubhouse and the final installment of their Planet Plays series. (more...)

Tom Kennedy Releases 'Sapphire the Dragon'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Tom Kennedy, who was born in Bristol, England but now lives near the art deco metropolis of Chicago, has completed his new book 'Sapphire The Dragon': an off-beat dragon, whose already lonely existence is up-ended with the introduction of a newcomer to her village. (more...)

'DISCORD', PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, FEEDING THE DRAGON Among Primary Stages' 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Primary Stages has announced its complete 2017/18 Season, which will kick off in Fall 2017 with THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD, written by Scott Carter ('Real Time with Bill Maher') and directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced). (more...)

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS & More Will Make a Stop at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

All aboard! The Hartford Stage 2017-18 Season barrels into town this fall with three gloriously colorful and vibrant classic titles, as well as three incisive and authentic looks at the human experience, according to Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts. (more...)

Scoop: CBS DREAM TEAM- IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, April 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on CBS DREAM TEAM- IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, April 8, 2017! (more...)

City Theatre to Continue 2016-17 Season with Colman Domingo's WILD WITH HAPPY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

For the penultimate show of the 2016-17 season, City Theatre presents Wild With Happy by Colman Domingo, a magical and madcap comedy about death that will give you life. (more...)

Scoop: CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS on CBS - Wednesday, April 12, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS, airing on CBS on Wednesday, April 12, 2017! (more...)

A Brand New Season Of Shows On Sale At Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????A brand new season of West End musicals, gripping dramas, dynamic dance and one night concerts on sale next week at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. (more...)

Award-Winning Retro Productions Presents AND MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Award-winning Retro Productions, under the Artistic Direction of Heather E. Cunningham, will present the critically acclaimed play, And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little. The production runs May 5th through May 20th at the Gene Frankel Theatre. Shay Gines, a Founding Executive Director of the New York Innovative Theatre Awards, directs. This is the 50th anniversary of And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little. The play was originally produced in Los Angles in 1967, and in 1971 the comedy opened on Broadway at the Morosco Theatre. (more...)

Paige Davis to Star in MISS ABIGAIL'S GUIDE TO DATING, MATING, & MARRIAGE at CLO Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast of the Pittsburgh premiere of Off-Broadway sensation, MISS ABIGAIL'S GUIDE TO DATING, MATING, & MARRIAGE, May 11-August 13 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

BWW Review: Top 10 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Retellings
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 14, 2017

Since we're celebrating A Week of Beauty and the Beast all week, of COURSE I want to tell you about my ten favorite retellings! Dive into these great novels while you count down to the new movie! Are you ready to see what I've come up with? (more...)

Julian Sands to Star in A CELEBRATION OF HAROLD PINTER, Directed by John Malkovich
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

British actor Julian Sands is frequently seen world- wide in films, on stage, and on television. He trained in London at The Central School of Speech and Drama and has appeared in over 100 films including; The Killing Fields, A Room With A View, Impromptu, Leaving Las Vegas, Arachnophobia, Oceans 13, and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. On television, he is best known for his role on 24 but has also been seen on Dexter, Smallville, Ghost Whisperer and Banshee. (more...)

Shanghai Disney Resort Marks its First Chinese New Year with Guests from Home and Abroad
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

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Lauren Hoffman & The Secret Storm Share 'Sick With Love' Video + LP Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Virginia-based vintage rock act, Lauren Hoffman & The Secret Storm, release their new album Family Ghost today. (more...)

National Theatre Announces World Premieres, New Writers and Adaptations for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

World premieres, new writers and ground-breaking adaptations have been announced for 2017 at the National Theatre. (more...)

BET's Nelson Mandela Miniseries MADIBA Premieres 2/1
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

BET Networks announced today its movie event MADIBA , a three-part saga telling the definitive story of Nelson Mandela, that will air February 1st, 8th and 15 at 8 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Kennedy Center to Pay Tribute to Music Icon John Lennon at 2017 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

In one of D.C.'s most anticipated social events of the year, the Kennedy Center pays tribute to musical icon John Lennon at the 2017 Kennedy Center Spring Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. (more...)

Original Star Matt McGrath to Return for THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE at Geffen Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced that the cast for its West Coast Premiere production of Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride will feature Andrew Burnap as Casey, Matt McGrath as Miss Tracy Mills, Nija Okoro as Jo, Larry Powell as Rexy / Jason and Nick Searcy as Eddie. (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
by - Feb 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, March 14, 2017! (more...)

Pacific Symphony To Show KING ARTHUR AND THE LEGENDARY DRAGON LAIR At Family Musical Mornings
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Journey back in time to the wondrous kingdom of Camelot, where gallant knights and fair damsels rule the land! Pacific Symphony's "Family Musical Mornings" concert-"King Arthur and the Legend of The Dragon's Lair"-is a rollicking ride, full of adventure, heroism, danger and excitement! (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

C. R. Haney Releases RIPPLES IN THE MIST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

C. R. Haney, a devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Ripples in the Mist': a gripping and potent adventure through lands of mystery and fantasy. Follow along with four warriors as they cross the many paths of evil and battle a dragon. (more...)

Fantasy Author Brandon Mull to Sign 'DRAGONWATCH' in Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

New York Times bestselling fantasy author Brandon Mull will be signing copies of Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure, the highly-anticipated sequel series to the best-selling novel Fablehaven, on March 20th at the Thousand Oaks Barnes and Noble. (more...)

Fantasy Author Brandon Mull Will Sign 'DRAGONWATCH' at Children's Book World
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

New York Times bestselling fantasy author Brandon Mull will be signing copes of Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure, the highly-anticipated sequel series to the best-selling novel Fablehaven, on March 21st at Children's Book World in West Los Angeles. (more...)

Author Brandon Mull to Sign 'DRAGONWATCH' Sequel Series at Skokie Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

NYTimes bestselling author Brandon Mull will be signing copies of Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure, the highly-anticipated sequel series to the New York Times best-selling Fablehaven on March 13th at 6pm at the Skokie Barnes and Noble. (more...)

Bestselling Fantasy Author Brandon Mull to Sign 'DRAGONWATCH' at Boise Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

New York Times bestselling fantasy author Brandon Mull will be signing copes of Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure, the highly-anticipated sequel series to the best-selling novel Fablehaven, on March 15th at the Boise Barnes and Noble. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre presents Regional Premiere of WHEN WE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) travels back to the 1970s with When We Were Young and Unafraid, an intriguing drama by Sarah Treem, one of the writers behind Netflix's House of Cards and co-creator of Showtime's award-winning drama The Affair. In this moving piece, a new arrival's influence forces the residents of an underground women's shelter to confront their own secrets. This powerful drama explores the passion of youth, the wisdom of age, and the people who awaken us to new possibilities. Playing February 21-March 12, 2017. Directed by Drew Fracher. (more...)

Rising Sun Performance Company to Stage NYC Premiere of CHILD'S PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Founding Artistic Director, Akia, announced today that Rising Sun Performance Company will be presenting the NYC premiere of 'Child's Play' By Kevin D. Ferguson, opening April 13th, 2017 and running for nine performances through April 23rd at the storied Kraine Theatre. (more...)

SPOTLIGHT ON THE KNOW at Know Theatre Of Cincinnati
by Abby Rowold - Feb 16, 2017

The Know's special brand of gumption has created a lively and popular theatre spot for a variety of people and truly deserves continued support. They work themselves hard for their community and Cincinnati is richer for it. Next up on the mainstage is Steve Yockey's (a perennial favorite of Know Theatre) Heavier Than… described as "a darkly comic mash-up of Greek myth that unfolds in the heart of a labyrinth where Aster the Minotaur contemplates turning 30 in a world that sees him as nothing more than a murderous oddity…" Heavier Than… runs March 10-April 1 at Know Theatre of Cincinnati. Go to knowtheatre.com for tickets. (more...)

BWW Review: MARJORIE PRIME Asks Us to Take an Intimate Look at Our Relationship with Technology, at Artists Rep
by Krista Garver - Feb 15, 2017

Think about someone important to you who has died. Now imagine you could make an artificial intelligence (AI) robot who looked and acted exactly like your lost loved one. Would you do it? What if you were elderly and needed care? What if you were lonely? And what would that mean for the nature of human relationships? These are just a few of the questions Jordan Harrison's MARJORIE PRIME, now playing at Artists Rep, asks us to consider. (more...)

CAENEUS AND POSEIDON to Explore Gender Identity at the Dragon Theatre in Redwood City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Caeneus and Poseidon, by Bay Area playwright Bridgette Dutta Portman, is a world premiere play in verse about a transgender hero from Greek mythology. (more...)

THE DRAGON KING will Reign at Center for Puppetry Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

A vibrant underwater tale based on Chinese folklore, The Dragon King comes to the Center for Puppetry Arts, March 14 - April 2. It hasn't rained in ages, the village is in trouble and the only one with the power to bring back water to the land is The Dragon King. In hopes of finding The Dragon King, a determined grandmother voyages to the bottom of the sea to make a plea for a rainy day. Will she be successful? Families are invited to find out during this lively puppet adventure! (more...)

Cast Announced for Alan Ayckbourn's HOUSE and GARDEN at The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the cast of Alan Ayckbourn's duo of comedies, House and Garden, two major productions at the heart of the theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations. (more...)

Steven Shainberg's RUPTURE Opens Theatrically Nationwide & On VOD 4/28
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Award-winning, iconoclastic writer/director Steven Shainberg builds upon the S&M roots of his indie film sensation, 2002's extraordinary kink masterpiece SECRETARY with the disturbing sci-fi and horror storytelling of his new film, RUPTURE. (more...)

Join The Charitable Sisters As They Start Their Good Works In May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

No flood will keep the ladies of the Charitable Sisterhood from fulfilling their sworn mission of providing relief to the homeless of Guatemala! The pastor's wife, a mother of nine, the local Yankee, a new-to-town Georgian, and a mysterious stranger all meet in the basement of the Second Trinity Victory Church to sort a monstrously large pile of donated goods while slinging quips and unravelling a mystery. This delightful comedy is a loving tribute to the power of sisterhood. (more...)

Realio Trulio Little Pet Dragon Lands In NYC's Lower East Side
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Nuyorican Poets Cafe presents family musical based on books by poet Ogden Nash. Custard The Dragon is afraid of everything (and we mean EVERYTHING), but can he find courage when it really matters? (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL WINNERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

FST is proud to announce the winning plays of this year's Young Playwright's Festival. For 26 years, FST has honored thousands of young playwrights from all around the world through the WRITE A PLAY(WAP) program. (more...)

Danish Director Niels Arden Oplev to Helm THE DEEP MAD DARK Pilot for TNT
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Turner's TNT has tapped Niels Arden Oplev to direct and executive-produce the pilot for THE DEEP MAD DARK, an atmospheric mystery-thriller about the complexities of friendship. (more...)

Sammy Buck, Lesli Margherita, and More to Sign LIKE YOU LIKE IT Script and Album at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Like You Like It RADcording cast members Nick Cearley ('The Skivvies,' Pageant), and Lesli Margherita (Matilda) will appear at The Drama Book Shop along with authors Daniel S. Acquisto and Sammy Buck for a book & CD signing celebrating Shakespeare's birthday. Friday, April 21st, 5:00pm event is free to the public. Copies of the script, published by Playscripts, Inc., and the CD, from Broadway Records, will be available for purchase. (more...)

Linbury Prize 2017 Finalists to Design for Lyric Hammersmith, Unicorn Theatre & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Linbury Prize is the UK's most prestigious award for Stage Design, providing a unique opportunity for graduating designers to work with some of the UK's leading theatre, opera and dance companies. (more...)

Cast Announced for the World Premiere of DYL at the Old Red Lion
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Today, Moya Productions and Old Red Lion announce the full cast for the world premiere production of Mark Weinman's Dyl. (more...)

Rising Sun's CHILD'S PLAY to Make NYC Premiere at the Kraine This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Rising Sun Performance Company and Founding Artistic Director Akia present Child's Play by Kevin D. Ferguson, directed by Brock H. Hill. Child's Play opens April 13th for a strictly limited run, with only 9 performances at the storied Kraine Theatre (85 East 4th Street NYC). (more...)

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