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LABAlive Presents OTHER: ONE An investigation of Other
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Part of LABA is the House of Study, an artist fellowship program for which around 10 culture-makers, a mix of visual artists, writers, dancers, musicians, actors and others, are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting. The fellows use the study to inspire work that is then featured in our LABAlive series, to provide a platform to share the work, expose the process and teach the text they were inspired by. (more...)

Esther Hannaford Will Play Title Role in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL in Australia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

As groundbreaking music icon Carole King celebrates her 75th birthday, the Broadway sensation based on her remarkable rise to stardom is thrilled to announce its leading lady. (more...)

American Heroes Channel to Premiere Six-Part Series HOW THE WORLD ENDS, 2/12
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The six-part series takes a closer look at the people, the science and the history surrounding each theory's impending countdown to destruction... and their feasibility of actually coming to fruition. HOW THE WORLD ENDS premieres worldwide on Sunday, February 12 at 10/9c, only on AHC. (more...)

Sci-Fi Play PILGRIMS Gets Reading as Part of Alley All New Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Alley Theatre's Alley All New presents a reading of Claire Kiechel's Pilgrims Monday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hubbard Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: SPEECH & DEBATE, Trafalgar Studios
by Marianka Swain - Feb 27, 2017

The misfits shall inherit The Earth. This enjoyably offbeat play from Stephen Karam (whose The Humans won the Tony for Best Play last year) opened Off-Broadway a decade ago, but the arrival of a film adaptation in April is a decent indicator that its portrait of adolescent isolation and sexual hypocrisy is still pertinent. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Friday for BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Fox Cities premiere at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center for one week only, May 30 - June 4. (more...)

Brenda Lumzy-Hicks Pens HELL IS REAL!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Brenda Lumzy-Hicks, a pastor, Doctor of religious education, devoted writer and author, has completed her newest work 'Hell Is Real': a gripping and potent journey through the bible. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE CRUCIBLE at Oakland's Hot Couture 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

For Hot Couture 2017, The Crucible Founder Michael Sturtz's designed a directed a nine-minute theatrical vignette with hand balancers and contortionists acting out the story of "The Origin of Love" from "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," which involves beings with four legs and four arms, attached back to back-to-back, roaming The Earth. (more...)

'Undiscovered Treasure: The Secret of the Fountain of Youth' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

In Bob and Cheryl Gesing and Tiffany Schmigotzki's new book, Undiscovered Treasure: The Secret of the Fountain of Youth ($23.49, paperback, 9781498496704, $9.99, eBook, 9781498496711) they delve into the Word of God to discover that the Fountain of Youth is not a myththe fountain is the instruction penned by our loving Creator. When studied and applied to our daily life, we step into the stream which quickens our flesh, energizes our life and causes us to have the divine ability to fulfil all of our purposes in God. Not only that, we will begin to walk in the covenants of the ones who came before us and participate in the times of the restoration of all things which Peter spoke about culminating in the return of Messiah. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Brandenburg Choir's Staged Concert Of HANDEL'S MESSIAH Is A Feast For The Senses
by Jade Kops - Feb 24, 2017

HANDEL'S MESSIAH, one of the most iconic Baroque works is finally given the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's exquisitely emotive and expressive treatment under the baton of Artistic Director and Conductor Paul Dyer. (more...)

Scoop: THE 100 on THE CW - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
by - Feb 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE 100, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, March 15, 2017! (more...)

BWW Preview: HUMAN ABSTRACT at Louisville Ballet
by Keith Waits - Feb 24, 2017

'Collaboration' has been a watchword for Louisville Ballet Producing and Artistic Director Robert Curran from long before he came to Louisville. Jack Productions, a company Curran co-founded in Melbourne, was grounded in partnerships and collaborations, including with choreographer Lucas Jervies who created the first iteration of Human Abstract with that company. (more...)

Heath Green and The Makeshifters Premiere New Track; Debut LP Out Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

You would think that with all of the attention being paid to the resurgence of Alabama soul music that someone like Heath Green would surely be on the radar of every A&R guy out of Nashville by now (more...)

Scoop: THE GREAT OUTDOORS on CBS - Thursday, March 9, 2017
by - Feb 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GREAT OUTDOORS, airing on CBS on Thursday, March 9, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ORBITS, Opening Tonight at Drayton Arms Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The planet-sized egos of left wing German playwright Bertolt Brecht (played by Peter Saracen) and Hollywood film star Charles Laughton (played by Edmund Dehn) clash as they negotiate the translation and adaptation of Brecht's play Life of Galileo, ORBITS, for its American premiere, with Laughton lined up for the lead. The production opens tonight 23 February at the Drayton Arms Theatre, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo onstage below! (more...)

Antaeus Theatre Company Inaugurates Glendale Home with CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates the newly completed Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center, the company's new home in the City of Glendale, with a fully partner-cast production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams. Opening nights (one for each cast) are set for March 23 and March 24, with low-priced previews beginning March 16. Cameron Watson directs Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece that was the playwright's personal favorite. (more...)

Bay Area Artist Presents First Solo Exhibit of Modern Urban & Natural Landscape Paintings to Benefit Forest and Wildlife Preservation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Bay Area artist Joelle Provost is pleased to present her first solo Bay Area exhibit of paintings, Art of our Modern Landscape at The Room Art Gallery, Mill Valley on Friday, March 10. (more...)

'Save the Earth' Poetry Launches 2017 Contest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

John Felstiner, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University and Charles Weeden are delighted to announce the 2017 'Save The Earth Poetry Contest. Over the past several years, this contest has grown as more young adults want to share their imagination and sensitivity as they first truly see our natural and endangered world. (more...)

Organic Rosés from France and Spain to Sweeten Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Spring has almost sprung and with it comes the beginning of rosé season. But with the sophisticated varieties now available, rosé wines have become a popular choice throughout the year. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Nickelodeon's Animated Short THE FAIRLY ODD PHANTOM
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Worlds and characters collide in THE FAIRLY ODD PHANTOM, an original animated short featuring an ensemble cast of characters from the Nickelodeon animated series (more...)

Square Enix Group Announces a New RPG Project 'Project Prelude Rune' Developed by a Newly Established Studio, STUDIO ISTOLIA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017


Asian Correspondent Launches 2017 CSR 50 Index
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017


The Rose's HUCK FINN is an American Classic with Modern Relevance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The classic American novel about life on the Mississippi finds a new voice in The Rose Theater's production of Huck Finn, playing February 24 - March 12. The 70-minute production based on the Mark Twain classic addresses issues of inequality that feel as relevant today as in the Civil War time period when the story takes place. (more...)

WICKED, LES MISERABLES, THE BODYGUARD and More Part of Broadway Grand Rapids this Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Broadway Grand Rapids next season begins with Broadway's biggest blockbuster WICKED, the untold story of the Witches of Oz on stage for an unprecedented 3 weeks at DeVos Performance Hall.  One of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history, LES MISERABLES returns in November.  (more...)

BBC America Greenlights Next Chapter in Story of Our Planet - BLUE PLANET II
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

BBC AMERICA announced today the greenlight of BLUE PLANET II, the next chapter in the epic story of our planet. (more...)

Margot Lee Shetterly Discusses HIDDEN FIGURES In Advance of Upcoming Lecture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Margot Lee Shetterly's book, HIDDEN FIGURES, has also been nominated for best picture at the Academy Awards to be presented Sunday, Feb. 26.  The Star Tribune interviewed Shetterly in advance of her sold-out upcoming talk at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute.  (more...)

BPA Theatre School Enrolling for Spring 2017 Classes & Break Camps
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

BPA Theatre School is now taking registrations for the Spring 2017 Break Camps and Spring 2017 Quarter. Inspiring the kind of creativity, grace, and empathy that enrich every aspect of life, BPA Theatre School's spring camps and classes for Pre-K through Adult yield artistic benefits for both hobbyists and career actors. (more...)

Jeb Loy Nichols Returns With New Album 'Country Hustle' Out 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On March 31 2017, the steadily rising troubadour Jeb Loy Nichols presents his classic-in-the-making new album “Country Hustle,” via on his own label City Country City and Jullian Records. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Teaser Trailer for Final Season of HBO's THE LEFTOVERS
by - Feb 17, 2017

The Final Season of THE LEFTOVERS premieres Sunday, April 16 on HBO. Created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, the Peabody Award-winning drama series focuses on the ways ordinary people react to inexplicable events (more...)

Heath Green and The Makeshifters Debut LP Out 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

You would think that with all of the attention being paid to the resurgence of Alabama soul music that someone like Heath Green would surely be on the radar of every A&R guy out of Nashville by now (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'A Lie Guarded' Episode of THE 100 on The CW
by - Feb 16, 2017

Below, check out a sneak peek at the next episode of ARROW titled 'A Lie Guarded.' The episode airs Wednesday, February 22nd on The CW. (more...)

Ambassador Theatre Group Celebrates WWF's Earth Hour 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

???????On Saturday 25 March 2017, at 8.30pm, the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) - the world's number one live-theatre company - will join the world's largest climate change demonstration, WWF's Earth Hour. Millions across the globe will switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about the future of our planet and call for action on climate change. (more...)

Know Theatre Welcomes You Into the Labyrinth with HEAVIER THAN...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Know Theatre's 19th Season continues with a strange account of the minotaur in the Labyrinth: (more...)

Scoop: THE GREAT INDOORS on CBS - Thursday, March 2, 2017
by - Feb 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GREAT INDOORS, airing on CBS on Thursday, March 2, 2017! (more...)

Full Renovation of Brooklyn's Billie Holiday Theatre Underway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

A $4.1 million renovation and expansion of the historic Billie Holiday Theatre at Restoration Plaza in Bedford-Stuyvesant is on target to be completed this Spring, announced the New York City Department of Design Construction (DDC) today, which is managing the project for the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA). (more...)

LA Feminist Art-Punks French Vanilla Announce Debut LP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Los Angeles feminist art-punk band French Vanilla announce their full-length self-titled album, out March 24 via Danger Collective Records. (more...)

Michael Sturtz's Theatrical Vignette ORIGIN OF LOVE to Close Out Hot Couture 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Crucible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts education organization that fosters a collaboration of arts, industry, and community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative expression, reuse of materials, and innovative design, while serving as an accessible arts venue for the general public in the Bay Area. Known for one-of-a-kind industrial arts education programs, The Crucible is also highly regarded for its innovative performances (like Hot Couture). (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Extends Bay Area Premiere of LENI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Due to popular pre-sale demand, Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional two weeks of performances for the Bay Area Premiere of Sarah Greenman's wildly creative biographical play, LENI. Jon Tracy (The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Breakfast With Mugabe) directs this multi-media play, called "a thought-provoking tour through the world of Nazi propagandist Leni Riefenstahl" by Seattle Weekly. Featuring Stacy Ross (Gidion's Knot, Wilder Times) and Martha Brigham (The How and The Why).  (more...)

March Events Announced at The Kraine Theater & UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade is a theater development group with a focus on new work that produces a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater every season. FRIGID's Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. (more...)

Additional Cast Announced for New Live-Action Series MARVEL'S CLOAK & DAGGER
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Freeform and Marvel today announced six new series regulars for its highly anticipated series, MARVEL'S CLOAK & DAGGER a live-action adaptation of the popular Marvel comic. (more...)

Brian Setzer Orchestra To Celebrate 25th Anniversary with BSO/25! at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA--led by iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and  three-time Grammy-award-winner BRIAN SETZER--will celebrate their 25th anniversary in style with an exclusive landmark show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on August 2. Under the stars at the legendary venue where they've performed twice before, SETZER's trademark guitar work and vocal stylings will be matched with his 19-piece orchestra's rockin' big-band horn arrangements, making for an unbeatable combination. Group tickets on-sale Feb 21, 2017, with artist pre-sale beginning May 2, 2017 and public on-sale May 7, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: THE 100 on THE CW - Wednesday, March 1, 2017
by - Feb 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE 100, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, March 1, 2017! (more...)

'The Sea of Energy in Which the Earth Floats' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

In 'The Sea of Energy in Which The Earth Floats', John E. Moray writes that 'Enough energy is coming to The Earth to light over 1.5 million (1,693,600) 100-watt lamps for every human being on The Earth today. Without the use of a prime mover, no fuel of any kind need be taken as a dead load since this energy can be 'picked up' directly by ocean liners, airplanes, or any form of transportation. Heat, light and power can be made available for use in all kinds of building and for all kinds of machinery. An example would be to pump water onto the desert lands, the power source being only a fraction of the weight of any steam plant or any kind of engine in use today, and all this at a fraction of the current cost.' (more...)

Antaeus Theatre Company Unveils Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Antaeus Theatre Company will name its new venue at 110 E. Broadway in the City of Glendale the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in honor of the Gindlers' $1 million capital campaign contribution and long-standing patronage. (more...)

Free Student Ticket Offer for Oscar Nominated HIDDEN FIGURES Expands Nationwide
by Movies News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The New York African American Business Leaders Fund, in partnership with Google, is providing more than 4,000 free tickets to the Oscar-nominated movie Hidden Figures for students in Chicago and San Francisco. This is an extension of a program, which has already provided 25,000 New York students with free screenings of the movie. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," is proud to announce that YEAST NATION: THE TRIUMPH OF LIFE, the world's first bio-historical musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Greg Kotis, and music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann, the subversive geniuses behind the award-winning Broadway musical Urinetown, will be part of New Line's 27th season, running in June 2018.  (more...)

The Return of FRIDAY 5 (+1): ANTIGONE at Belmont University
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 10, 2017

In Ara Vito's Southern Gothic-inspired treatment of Sophocles' Antigone, the bond between two sisters is challenged by the tragedies of national and familial conflict. Against the backdrop of a decaying home in middle-of-nowhere country, the air is imbued with history and spirits walk The Earth. Tragedy is yesterday and tomorrow and now - uncovered by love, betrayal, death, and hope. Summer Shack directs. (more...)

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Celebrates Second Birthday in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Last night (9 February 2016) was Carole King's birthday and at the Aldwych Theatre the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winningBeautiful - The Carole King Musical celebrated its second birthday in the West End.  (more...)

Showtime Offers Season Two Premiere of BILLIONS for Early Sampling
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

SHOWTIME is giving viewers nationwide the chance to sample the season two premiere of the network's compelling drama series BILLIONS for free, ahead of its linear debut on Sunday, February 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

The Hougaku Quartet to Perform at Asia Society This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Asia Society presents The Hougaku Quartet on Thursday, February 16, 2017, 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Asia Society New York (725 Park Avene). (more...)

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