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M6 Theatre's MAVIS SPARKLE to Launch UK Tour This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The award winning M6 Theatre Company's magical new production Mavis Sparkle, for children aged 4+ and families, is set to breeze into theatres this autumn from 8 October to 5 March 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: The Original Tom Jones Still Improving on His THE FANTASTICKS 50+ Years Later
by Gil Kaan - Sep 7, 2016

The latest production of the classic THE FANTASTICKS arrived at The Pasadena Playhouse September 6, 2016, directed by Seema Sueko. With the book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, THE FANTASTICKS was awarded the Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre in 1991, in its 33rd year of its 42-year Off-Broadway run (17,162 performances!). (more...)

Tall Heights Play 'Spirit Cold' on CONAN Last Night + National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Boston duo Tall Heights' not-so-secret weapon is their captivating live performance which they're taking on the road this fall, making stops across the US including NYC, Philadelphia, DC, Portland and Chicago. (more...)

Big Noise 2016 Presents Season Finale SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Big Noise Theatre Company, a division of Winnetka Theatre, announces their final show of the 2016 season, Seussical, the Musical, brought to you by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty who wrote 'Ragtime' and 'Once on This Island'. This show celebrates family and love, and shows us that 'anything's possible!' (more...)

UK Tour and NY Dates Announced for MR POPPER'S PENGUINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment today announced Mr Popper's Penguins will be visiting 6 venues in the UK from the 27 September to 11 December prior to a West End Christmas season. The Penguins will also be sailing across the Atlantic for their US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre this autumn.  (more...)

Tall Heights LIVE on CONAN 9/26; Nat'l Tour Kicks Off This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

With critical praise from the likes of NPR and The Wall Street Journal as well as FUSE, Stereogum, Paste, Interview Magazine and dubbed as SPIN's “New Artist You Should Hear” this week, Tall Heights' not-so-secret weapon is their captivating live performance. (more...)

Rose Theatre, Kingston Announces Full Cast for Arthur Miller's Masterpiece, ALL MY SONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Rose Theatre Kingston today announced the full company for its new production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons. Award-winning Michael Rudman directs David Horovitch as Joe Keller and Penny Downie as Kate Keller with Alex Waldmann (Chris Keller), Grace Carter (Lydia Lubey), Edward Harrison (George Deever), William Meredith (Frank Lubey), Alison Pargeter (Sue Bayliss), David Partridge (Jim Bayliss) and Francesca Zoutewelle (Ann Deever). The production opens on 2 November, with previews from 28 October, and runs until 19 November. (more...)

ERI Founder John Shegerian Delivers Closing Keynote at Electronics Goes Green 2016 Conference in Berlin, Warns of 'the Insecurity of Everything'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016


Emma Rice and Michael Morpurgo's '946' to Make American Premiere at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Berkeley Rep today announced the American premiere of 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips adapted by Michael Morpurgo (War Horse) and Emma Rice, with Rice also directing. (more...)

NPR Premieres Tall Heights 'IInfrared' Lyric Video
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Boston duo Tall Heights are bringing their captivating live performance to stages across the US and Europe this fall. (more...)

Rodney Ackland's AFTER OCTOBER Rediscovered at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The first Central London production in eighty years of Rodney Ackland's After October opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited four and a half week season on Tuesday, 22 November 2016. (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make West End Debut at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is delighted to announce the West End debut of new family musical - Mr Popper's Penguins, which will open at the Criterion Theatre for a magical Christmas season from the 15 December to 31 December. Mr & Mrs Popper and their remarkable family of performing penguin puppets come to London direct from a UK tour and US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre. (more...)

DINNER WITH THE TWITS Runs for Just Three More Weekends
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Dinner at the Twits, the gloriously gruesome interactive theatrical dining experience from the award-winning team behind the Olivier Award-nominated smash hit Alice's Adventures Underground, in association with gastronomic wunderkinds Bompas & Parr, must end its run at the Vaults on Sunday 30 October. (more...)

The Hot Sardines' 'French Fries & Champagne' Premiered By Elmore Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Formed by bandleader Evan “Bibs” Palazzo and lead singer “Miz Elizabeth” Bougerol, The Hot Sardines' sophomore studio album, French Fries & Champagne, will be released June 17 (more...)

Prevention Magazine Names Eggland's Best Eggs Winner of 2016 Cleanest Packaged Food Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Prevention magazine has revealed their annual 'Cleanest Packaged Food Awards' and for the third time, Eggland's Best has made their list of clean products for consumers to pick up at the grocery store. Prevention's list consists of food products that are nutritious, clean and of course, taste absolutely delicious. This year, Eggland's Best Hard-Cooked Peeled Eggs were awarded a coveted spot on the list due to their superior nutritional profile, great taste, and convenience. (more...)

Don't Forget to Enter the Eggland's Best 'America's Best Recipe' Contest
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Consumers have one month to head to The Eggland's Best website ( to submit an original recipe showcasing how they combine the nation's best-selling egg with their favorite state ingredients from the state in which they currently reside. (more...)

Breaking News: 2016 MAC Award Cabaret Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

At a ceremony held last night in New York, the Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs announced the winners of the 2016 MAC Awards. A Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Amanda McBroom.  Also honored with a Board of Directors award was Maryann Lopinto.  Jamie deRoy received the Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Award on behalf of her work with The Actors Fund: Jamie deRoy & Friends Cabaret Initiative.  Sally Darling received the Hanson Award. The show was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, with musical direction by Matt Baker. (more...)

American Egg Board Joins with the National Park Foundation to Support the 2016 White House Easter Egg Roll
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

The American Egg Board (AEB) announced today that it will contribute to the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, to support the 2016 White House Easter Egg Roll at President's Park on the South Lawn of the White House. (more...)

ISE Group, Total And SunPower Corporation To Build Solar Power Plant In Japan
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016


Annie Hernandez Announces GEORGIE THE ROOSTER GOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Annie Hernandez, a devoted writer and author, has completed her new book, 'Grandma's Story of Georgie the Rooster Goose': a fun and unique tale of a lost egg who finds a warm home with a mother goose and her brood. (more...)

2016 MAC Award Songwriter Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs is pleased to announce the 2016 MAC Award Songwriter nominees in the categories of SONG and COMEDY/NOVELTY SONG. (more...)

Citizens Theatre to Present DANCE OF DEATH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

?In association with the Citizens Theatre, joint Artistic Director of Vox Motus Candice Edmunds presents a new adaptation of August Strindberg's Dance of Death in the Citizens Theatre's Circle Studio next month from 22 April. Adapted by Frances Poet, designed by Graham McLaren and starring Tam Dean Burn, Lucianne McEvoy  and Andy Clarke, Dance of Death brings together some of the best creative talent in Scottish theatre. (more...)

Josh Ritter to Play Prospect Park Bandshell This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Josh Ritter will be performing songs off his latest album, Sermon On The Rocks, at Prospect Park Bandshell (Celebrate Brooklyn) on Friday, July 8th. (more...)

Cast Announced For Musical THE BURNT PART BOYS at Park Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 22, 2016

The cast has been announced for the European premiere of heart-warming chamber musical THE BURNT PART BOYS at Park Theatre, which runs from 10 August to 3 September. This is the first musical to be staged in PARK90, and British director Matthew Illife directs a brand new cast in this premiere. Press Night is Thursday 11 August, 7pm.   (more...)

Mexico's Velas Vallarta Shares Its Margarita Mousse Recipe for Summer Soirées Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

For a light and airy dessert to bring to a summer soirée, Mexico's Velas Vallarta shares its Margarita Mousse recipe that is sure to impress all one's friends. Though not everyone can make it to our southern neighbor this summer, enjoying the mousse is sure to transport one mentally to a vacation state. (more...)

The Ramblin Jug Stompers Headed to Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

GET STOMPERIZED! It's Ladies' Choice, womenfolk! Nab you a partner and head on over to the Bridge Street Theatre Speakeasy at 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill for some old school good times this 4th of July weekend! (more...)

Dinner party for 8? Here's advice from experts who host dinner for thousands
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

When you prepare for your next dinner party, consider what it must be like to entertain a ship full of guests every night, seven days a week. On your cruisevacation you canpick up valuable tips for your own home entertaining, from experts who host dinner for thousands. (more...)

Sherry Maysonave Explores Mysteries of Afterlife, Angels, Intuition in New Book
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

'Baby boomers have pushed the number of people in the US age 55 and older to over 80 million. This aging population and millennials have accelerated interest in the mysteries of death, afterlife, angels, and intuition,' says author Sherry Maysonave, who explores these and other issues prevalent in society in her new novel 'The Girl Who Could Read Hearts' (published by Balboa Press). (more...)

The Hot Sardines Climb Billboard Charts; Play Shake Shack, The Plaza Hotel + More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The Hot Sardines are Evan “Bibs” Palazzo and lead singer “Miz Elizabeth” Bougerol joined by a polished musical collective. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - The Fool
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 8, 2016

BWW speaks to director Rao Xiao Zhi about 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show The Fool. (more...)

Denise Lee to Headline 3rd Annual Community Cast party at WaterTower Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Community Cast Party Co-Chairs Stan Graner, Corky Pledger, Deborah Staggs and Maureen Anderson today announced details for the 3rdAnnual Community Cast Party.  The party will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at WaterTower Theatre from 7 pm to 11 pm.  The Community Cast Party, is designed to attract a wide audience of patrons who are interested in supporting WaterTower Theatre while enjoying an evening of entertainment with cuisine offered from many fine local restaurants.  Attendees will have a unique opportunity to mix and mingle with many artists from the DFW theatre community at the “open house” style event, where everyone is welcome. (more...)

The Making of America's Musical- 1776: The Story Behind the Story
by Jeffrey Kare - Jul 4, 2016

As America celebrates its 240th Birthday today, let's talk about what is probably one of the greatest musicals ever written, and it only came about 46 years before Hamilton. 1776 dramatizes the story of how John Adams was able to persuade his colleagues to vote for American independence as well as signing the Declaration of Independence. While the musical does dramatize the most important event in American history, the story behind the musical is probably just as interesting. (more...)

BWW Review: LA DANCE PROJECT Bombs at The Joyce
by Juan Michael Porter II - Jul 27, 2016

Three men engage in acrobatic entanglements that transform from free-moving sculptural configurations to crumpled masses of bodies that roll all over the floor of a darkly lit fog filled stage. Resembling an improv-ed floor-work exercise full of incongruously musical acrobatic manipulations, this indulgent routine - replete with lingering touches and mashing of bodies into each other - revealed little about its performers and even less about itself the longer it went on. (more...)

THE RED SUN Audiobook is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

ORANGE, Calif. and SEATTLE, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ SparkPress Audio is thrilled to announce the audiobook release of the award-winning novel The Red Sun by Alane Adams, read by Karan Brar, actor on Disney's 'Jessie' and 'Bunk'd.' (more...)

Chick-fil-A Introduces New, Protein-Packed Egg White Grill Breakfast Sandwich
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

With American consumers eating breakfast away from home more frequently, Chick-fil-A today launches a new breakfast sandwich to meet the demands of those seeking a healthy breakfast on-the-go. The new Egg White Grill, a protein-packed breakfast sandwich, is the first new breakfast entre for the national quick-service restaurant chain since 2010. (more...)

BWW Review: History Comes Alive with Eight O'Clock Theatre's Winning 1776: THE MUSICAL
by Peter Nason - Jul 18, 2016

EOT proves once again that they are several notches above other community theatres; this is one terrific show where everything comes together. (more...)

Edinburgh Fest Hit SISTER CITIES to Make Chicago Premiere with Chimera Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Artistic Director Rainee Denham and Chimera Ensemble are proud to present the Chicago premiere of Colette Freedman's Sister Cities, directed by Ashley Neal, August 20 - September 18 at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee.   (more...)

Grammy Salute to Music Legends Set for PBS Series GREAT PERFORMANCES 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

In collaboration with PBS' GREAT PERFORMANCES series, The Recording Academy will air 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends' - a special all-star concert honoring The Recording Academy's 2016 Special Merit Awards recipients (more...)

Big Noise Presents 2016 Season Finale SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Big Noise Theatre Company, a division of Winnetka Theatre, announces their final show of the 2016 season, Seussical, the Musical. Brought to you by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty ('Ragtime,' 'Once on This Island'), guests are sure to enjoy a performance that celebrates family and love, and shows us that 'anything's possible!' (more...)

Peet's Coffee Celebrates Breakfast Sandwich Market Expansion With the Debut of Egg & Cheddar
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Peet's Coffee, the original craft coffee brand marking its 50th anniversary, has expanded its breakfast sandwich offerings across its California-based Peet's Coffee cafés and is celebrating the milestone by introducing the new Egg & Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich. The Egg & Cheddar will join five existing breakfast sandwich options and all six will now be available as of August 31, 2016 in their California, Illinois and DC Metro Area cafés before expanding into new markets. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chimera Ensemble's Chicago Premiere of SISTER CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Artistic Director Rainee Denham and Chimera Ensemble are proud to present the Chicago premiere of Colette Freedman's Sister Cities, directed by Ashley Neal, August 20 - September 18 at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee.  Sister Cities runs Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $22 - 26. Based on availability, industry tickets are $10 with a headshot and resume presented to the box office for all performances.   (more...)

Zimmerli Art Museum To Present Illustrations By Harry Devlin
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Beloved characters Fletcher and the Knobby Boys charmingly remind viewers about childhood lessons that remain relevant no matter one's age: the value of teamwork and lending a hand (or paw) when others face tough dilemmas. In celebration of Rutgers University's 250th anniversary and the Zimmerli Art Museum's 50th year, the new exhibition Fletcher and the Knobby Boys: Illustrations by Harry Devlin spotlights artwork from two early stories by the New Jersey artist, who also was an instrumental figure in developing the university's resources related to children's literature. The 27 watercolor illustrations on view provide a rare opportunity for visitors to examine Devlin's original vision, with details of his technique in vivid color that are not always obvious in the books, which were produced in black and white or minimal, muted tones. (more...)

Tall Heights Debut LP 'Neptune' Out Today via Sony Music Masterworks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The highly anticipated major label debut LP Neptune from Boston progressive folk duo Tall Heights is released today via Sony Music Masterworks. (more...)

Irish Arts Center to Present Comedy HOW TO KEEP AN ALIEN This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, is pleased to present the U.S. premiere of Rough Magic's How to Keep an Alien (Sep 15-Oct 1), written by and starring Sonya Kelly. Directed by Gina Moxley, How to Keep an Alien is a story about falling in love and having to prove it to the government. (more...)

BWW Interview: Benjamin Eakeley Talks BROADWAY SWINGER, SHE LOVES ME, and Career
by David Clarke - Apr 29, 2016

This past January, Broadway performer Benjamin Eakeley charmed audiences at Feinstein's/54 Below with Broadway Swinger. In anticipation of the encore performance, BroadwayWorld chatted with Eakeley about his solo cabaret show; SHE LOVES ME, his current Broadway gig; and his 1960s musical heavy career. (more...)

Chimera Ensemble to Stage Chicago Premiere of SISTER CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Artistic Director Rainee Denham and Chimera Ensemble are proud to present the Chicago premiere of Colette Freedman's Sister Cities, directed by Ashley Neal, August 19 - September 18 at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee. (more...)

BWW Interview: A SHINING Hour for Mark Campbell and the Art of Libretto-Writing
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 22, 2016

Do you remember that cataclysmal moment in the Stanley Kubrick film of Stephen King's “The Shining,” when Jack Nicholson axes his way through the bathroom door and says, wild-eyed, “Here's Johnny!” Well, you won't find it in King's book--or in Mark Campbell's libretto for THE SHINING, the new opera written with composer Paul Moravec and directed by Eric Simonson, opening May 7 at the Minnesota Opera as part of its New Works Initiative. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2016 INK'D Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing DirectorRoberta Pereira, presents the line up for INK'D, their annual festival of new plays. Running May 17-20 at 7pm, The Realm will present staged readings of new work by 2015-16 Writing Fellows Sam Chanse, Lauren Feldman, Jonathan Payne, and David Zax. INK'D exemplifies The Realm's ever-expanding commitment to providing holistic support to playwrights as they strive to make a life in the arts. (more...)

Last Chance to Enter the 2016 Eggland's Best 'America's Best Recipe' Contest for an Opportunity to Win $10,000
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

From Hawaiian pineapples to Rhode Island johnnycakes to Huckleberry Pancakes from Montana, every state has an ingredient or food that evokes state pride. Consumers have just 10 days to visit theEggland's Best (EB) website ( to put their state pride to good use, by entering an original recipe that pairs Eggland's Best eggs with a locally-sourced ingredient or food from the state where they reside. (more...)

TUNE IN TIME Returns to York Theatre Company in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The York Theatre Company welcomes the May installment of the game show for musical theater lovers,  Tune in Time, presented by Amy Engelhardt and Heather Shields, hosted by Emily McNamara, with Musical Director Nate Buccieri and annoyingly insistent timekeeper Sheila Head, celebrates warmer weather and skimpier clothing with celebrity judges Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina (from the popular performance group The Skivvies) and Tony Award winnerDaisy Eagan (The Secret Garden), on Monday evening, May 9, 2016 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's(Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  (more...)

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