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BWW Interview: Thea Kano of HOW TO SUCCEED at Gay Men's Chorus of DC
by Christopher Castanho - Mar 6, 2017

The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC's LGBT themed production of the classic musical 'How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying' will premiere at the Lincoln Theatre in DC on March 10, 11 & 12, 2017 at located at 1215 U Street NW. This is the first LGBT production of 'How To Succeed' to date. Famous songs like 'I Believe in You,' 'Happy to Keep His Dinner Warm' and 'Brotherhood of Man.' all appear in their original composition, just with a little more glitter! How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying tells the story of J. Pierrepont Finch and his rise to the top of the corporate ladder with the aid of a simple self-help book. Along the way, he learns how to find your name on the executive door and win the secretary's heart quicker than you can say "nepotism." I had an absolutely wonderful conversation with the show's director and the organization's artistic director Thea Kano about her background and why this production is so important. (more...)

BWW Exclusive Interview: Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg Discuss the Politics of Theatre and More!
by Andrew Burrill - Mar 6, 2017

Alain Boublil And Claude-Michel Schonberg, the artistic team behind the creation of LES MISERABLES and MISS SAIGON chat about Hamilton, politics, new musicals and more! (more...)

KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMYS Breaks R1.6 Million on Opening Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The popular film, Keeping up with the Kandasamys, has raked in a remarkable R1.6 million at the box office on opening weekend (3 March 2017), with an attendance of nearly 30 000 people. The film opened at number 3 on the Top 10 after Logan: The Wolverine and Fifty Shades Darker. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/3; THE ELEPHANT MAN in Nashville, La Jolla's FREAKY FRIDAY and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA in Boston, LITTLE WOMEN in Seattle, FREAKY FRIDAY in San Diego and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Bryan Fox Directs MALICIOUS BUNNY
by Don Grigware - Mar 17, 2017

Director Bryan Fox is an award-winning writer, director, and actor, as well as notable photographer whose work has been displayed in gallery shows around the world. Most recently, his photography was shown at the prestigious Art Basel in Miami. Bryan began directing with his short film "Dissonance" which screened throughout the U.S. and opened film festivals in Canada, Italy, Germany, and India. It won over 20 awards including Best Short Film at the Accolade Global Film Competition, Indie Fest Awards, LA Spotlight Film Festival, Waterfront Film Festival, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival and the Temecula Film Festival. He also wrote and directed the film "We Alone' which took top prize for music video at the Accolade Global Film Festival. Bryan most recently directed an upcoming episode of the web series "Gossip Boy." (more...)

BWW Interview: Atlanta Girl Mackenzie Perpich Talks Returning Home as the ANNIE Tour Plays the Fox Theatre
by Sally Henry - Mar 16, 2017

With her passion for theatre coming full circle, Mackenzie could not be happier about coming home to the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Note: a written medium cannot possibly convey the enthusiasm she naturally radiates, so make sure to read this in the most lively voice ever. (more...)

Dr. Nishant Rao Examines Insulin-Based GOLO Diet as Not a Good Weight Loss Strategy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The GOLO diet is a fairly simplistic approach to reduce dietary sugars and focus on fat loss through managing insulin resistance. The weight loss strategy is based on the belief that slow metabolisms and easy weight gain are both a product of too much insulin production. According to their website, higher insulin levels prompt the body to store excess fat rather than allowing it burn off. The body will produce more insulin if an individual does not engage in regular physical activity, or over eats. Age is also a contributing factor in higher insulin production, as insulin levels tend to rise over time. When excess insulin no longer efficiently converts glucose into energy, that glucose is eventually converted to fat and is stored primarily in the belly. Insulin resistance is usually a byproduct of excess insulin build up, thereby making weight loss even more difficult. (more...)

Medifab Sets Sights on Global Expansion with Promapp Deployment
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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BAD SUNS with HUNNY Re-Locate to Boulder Theater Due to Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND the Bad Suns performance on June 14th at the Fox Theatre has been moved to the Boulder Theater on the same date! Hang on to your tickets - all Fox Theatre tickets will be honored. Tickets for the Boulder Theater are on sale now! (more...)

Musical Phenomenon LES MISERABLES Revivals In Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Mar 14, 2017

Winner of more than 125 international awards, the world's second longest-running musical ever, Les Miserables arrives at Teatro Renault, in Sao Paulo. Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, the show, in contrast to 19th-century France, tells an enthralling story of dreams, love, passion, sacrifice and redemption - a timeless testimony of the survival of the human spirit. (more...)

ProntoForms Transforms VFC Facility Protection Operations
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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BWW Interview: PHANTOM's Ali Ewoldt Discusses the Challenges of Christine, Asians on Broadway and Her Solo Debut at Feinstein's/54 Below
by MATTHEW BLANK - Mar 10, 2017

Over the years, as we all orbit in the same Broadway Asian community, I got to know Ali Ewoldt and see her perform various roles, including Carrie in CAROUSEL, Tuptim in THE KING AND I, and Luisa in THE FANTASTICKS. Always happy to be supporting part of the Tribe and seeing someone who looked like me starring in these iconic shows, it became evident that Ewoldt possesses one of the most pristine soprano voices out there today. I knew that it would only be a matter of time before her next big Broadway break, and that brings us to today. She stars as Christine in the long-running mega-hit THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and will be making her solo debut at Feinstein's/54 Below with FROM PHANTOM TO PHANTOM on March 12. Ahead of the show, Ewoldt was kind enough to take time to answer a few questions for us. (more...)

BWW Blog: Kelvin Douglas on Taking Esurient Screenwriting Intensive With Cameron J. Ross
by Guest Blogger: Kelvin Douglas - Mar 10, 2017

Cameron J.Ross recently revisited his hometown roots to give local screenwriters his personal narrative on what it takes to be a successful screenwriter and producer. Writer Kelvin Douglas was one of the chosen few afforded this great opportunity. He recounts his experience in a BWW blog. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bill Cherry of ELVIS LIVES
by Justin Cole Adams - Mar 1, 2017

The ELVIS LIVES tour and the tribute artists will 'leave with an appreciation for Elvis and the career he had.' (more...)

BWW Preview: A Staged Reading of Randy Baker's FORGOTTEN KINGDOMS by Jakarta Players Community Theatre
by Yuliani Supandji - Jan 9, 2017

The oldest non-profit community theatre in Jakarta, Jakarta Players, will perform a staged reading of American playwright Randy Baker's brand new, never-before-staged play FORGOTTEN KINGDOMS on January 14, 2017 at the Pavilion Apartments' Clubhouse, Jl. KH. Mas Mansyur Kav 24, Jakarta 10220.  (more...)

NJPAC's Welcomes People of All Ages to Celebrate the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. With Free Activities
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)will observe Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, January 14th from 11am - 2pm and is inviting people of all ages to engage, participate and learn about the lateRev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with FREE performances and arts education activities that will pay tribute to one of the most inspiring leaders of the 20th century. Dr. King's quest for unity, through triumph of the human spirit can best be understood through the arts where people can take a moment absorbing and reflecting on the significance and impact of America's greatest civil rights leader. (more...)

Cast Set for Cherry Lane's THE SIBLINGS PLAY as Part of MENTOR PROJECT 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre and Seri Lawrence and Janio Marrero, MENTOR PROJECT's Producing Artistic Directors, have announced casting for the first production of the award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season - Ren Dara Santiago's THE SIBLINGS PLAY - being presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St.) from February 22 - March 4, 2017. (more...)

Telkonet Expands Line-up of EcoSmart Platform
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

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Female Guitar Shredder Tara Lynch to Release New Single 'Trustless'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Tara Lynch is an American guitarist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Tara will be releasing her new single “Trustless” from her forthcoming debut album “Evil Enough” (more...)

Bad Suns with Hunny Come to the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

With the release of Disappear Here, Bad Suns' impressively wise and honest sophomore album, it is hard to believe the four-piece began as a chance friendship between Christo Bowman (vocals) and Gavin Bennett (bass) in a 7th grade Los Angeles County classroom. The pair picked up Miles Morris (drums) and Ray Libby (guitar) along the way, and together they spent their teenage years navigating the daunting Los Angeles music scene. (more...)

Musician & Songwriter Charlie Worsham Unveils Five New Songs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Acclaimed musician, songwriter and performer Charlie Worsham unveiled five new songs this week, which are available starting today at all digital services (more...)

Chicago Police Chief: 'We want to stop the right people, for the right reason, at the right time.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

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T3's Bot Analyzes Trump's Tweets, Shorts Stocks, Saves Puppies
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

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BWW Blog: Cassandra Hsiao - Opening Nights and Goodbyes: Looking Back on SUPERMARKET OF LOST
by Guest Blogger: Cassandra Hsiao - Jan 23, 2017

One year and four months.  (more...)

Charlie Worsham's New Full-Length Album Out 4/21; Pre-Order Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Beginning of Things, the new full-length album from acclaimed musician, songwriter and performer Charlie Worsham, will be released April 21 on Warner Bros. Records / Warner Music Nashville and is now available for pre-order. (more...)

Lighthouse Autism Center Announces New Employee Ownership Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

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BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jamie Eacker
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 2, 2017

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Harvard Research Shows New Technology can Save Thousands of Lives a Year by Reducing Prescription Errors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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Theater for the New City to Present Staged Reading of CLASS, Play About White Rage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting a staged reading of CLASS, a play by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall about White rage, from Jan. 20 to Jan 22. (more...)

Now... More Than Ever... Let's Meditate
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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BWW Blog: Clarissa Moon - Talking with Lauren Culver from PRIVATE LIVES at The Studio Theatre 
by Guest Blogger: Clarissa Moon - Jan 13, 2017

To start off the new year, The Studio Theatre at the Villages presents Noel Coward's classic, PRIVATE LIVES. Lauren Culver plays Amanda, who discovers on her honeymoon that her ex, Elyot, is staying with his new wife in the adjacent room. I talked with Lauren about the stylized comedy of the play, her character, and presenting this classic to a modern audience.  (more...)

The Regrettes' 'Feel Your Feelings, Fool' Out Now on Warner Bros.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Friday the 13th - unlucky for some, but monumental for others. LA based band The Regrettes fall into the later category as they unleash today their debut record, 'Feel Your Feelings, Fool!' via Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Reveals 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Superfly and A.C. Entertainment are proud to unveil the initial artist lineup for the 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. This year's edition of the world renowned four-day multi-stage camping festival will showcase over 100 artists, headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, and, in an exclusive first-ever headline performance, U2 performing a set that will include the career-defining 1987 release The Joshua Tree in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the classic album. (more...)

NextTier Education's New Partnership with Parchment Enables Schools to Digitally Submit Student Transcripts and Other Academic Credentials to Colleges and Universities
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

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BWW Interview: Christian Thompson of RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
by Harmony Wheeler - Feb 9, 2017

BroadwayWorld San Francisco spoke with Christian Thompson, who plays Benny in the 20th anniversary tour of RENT, coming to San Francisco February 7 - 19. Thompson tells us about the universal themes found in the musical, his own favorite Bohemian activity for each tour stop and, of course, love. (more...)

BWW Interview: CAST of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Fulton Theatre
by Christy Brooks - Feb 9, 2017

BWW Interviews Cast of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Fulton Theatre now through February 19, 2017, under the direction of Marc Robin. (more...)

Physical Therapists Share Tips on How to Avoid Ski Injuries This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ It's peak ski season here in New York City, and ski injuries are presenting at physical therapy offices throughout NYC. The most common by far, are to the knee, specifically the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). (more...)

BWW Interview: PAIR Houston's Lauren West Talks Refugee Doc PUSHING THE ELEPHANT, Playing Wednesday at The MATCH
by Natalie de la Garza - Feb 6, 2017

PAIR Houston's Lauren West joins us to talk about her history working with refugee populations, the importance of giving voice to the 65 million displaced around the world, and the powerful documentary PUSHING THE ELEPHANT, which she says 'not only shows the wonderful resilience that all refugees embody, but also shows how cultures blend and meld to create a truly American family.' (more...)

DCPA Rattled by Resignations and Reign of New Non-Industry CEO
by Julie Musbach - Feb 4, 2017

According to Westword, artistic director of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Kent Thompson will be leaving the company after 12 years of revolutionary work. Discerning and socially aware, Thompson led the company in its focus on producing plays by women and writers of color, set up the New Play Summit which fosters development of original works, and created the Women's Voices Fund which is responsible for commissioning and producing new plays by female writers. (more...)

Kyle Baldock Wins Overall at the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Monster Energy congratulates Kyle Baldock on being crowned the overall champion of the inaugural three-stop Toyota BMX Triple Challenge. A scaled-down event that's sole focus is to progress the level of tricks possible, the Toyota BMX Triple Challenge brought the best riders in the world to compete in a two jump, winner takes all huckfest. (more...)

Patio's Beau Jest Receives Rave Reviews and Does Good for the Community
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Reviews are out, and Beau Jest at Patio Playhouse, written by improv master James Sherman and directed by Samantha Goldstein, is an absolute hit! 'Highly recommended for those who need a laugh... a very talented cast and superb direction brought fast-paced action and lots of laughs from a clever script. Kudos to all.' 'Great intimate theatre with outstanding cast. Not a bad seat in the house. Loved the energy; you can tell they do this because they love the craft.' 'One word: enchanting.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Shelley Keelor, 'Stage Mom' Extraordinaire
by Trevor Durham - Feb 20, 2017

Keelor is a pure ball of sunshine with the performative strength of a bomb, even as she raises a son and tours the world. (more...)

The Revival Announces Summer Camps for Kids
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Revival - Hyde Park's improv comedy theater - is thrilled to announce the return of Summer Camps! We offer a series of one-week options for kids ages 6 to 12 throughout the Summer. Each week explores new ideas and themes developed by the children. And, we conclude each session with a performance for friends & family on The Revival stage! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MARRIED BUT SINGLE TOO at Music Hall Center
by Katie Laban - Feb 16, 2017

Married But Single Too, the hit stage play follow up to Married But Single, by Je'Caryous Johnson is currently in Detroit until February 19th at Music Hall Center. The BroadwayWorld Detroit readers get a first glimpse inside the show! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Touring Veteran Reaches Milestone Performance In 42ND STREET
by Kyle Christopher West - Feb 16, 2017

Most actors receive a standard show contract for around 12 months, but that doesn't mean every actor hangs up their shoes and immediately walks into another show. In fact, not only do some actors extend their contracts, but some make an entire career out of an individual credit. Rob Ouellette, who is currently playing pianist Oscar and a member of the tap-dancing ensemble of the 42nd STREET national tour is about to shuffle into his 1,000th performance with the show on February 16th, 2017, so we caught up with him about his experience. Not only has Rob danced his way through six different companies of the musical, but he's performed several variations of the show's choreography, has worked three times with original book writer and director Mark Bramble, as well as with choreography icons Randy Skinner, Kelli Barclay, and Rick Conant, among others. (more...)

Adding the Flaunt Productions Touch to Mattel Classic MONSTER HIGH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

At a time when our world feels more divided than ever, who would have thought we'd look towards monsters for acceptance? Mattel's Monster High teaches us that there's more in the world to unite than divide. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy, Carl Anthony Payne of MARRIED BUT SINGLE TOO at Music Hall Center
by Katie Laban - Feb 13, 2017

I had the chance to sit down with Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy and most of the cast of Married But Single Too including writer, director, and producer, Je'Caryous Johnson, of the original stage play, Married But Single, for a round table discussion. What ensued was lengthy, but hilarious discussion about love, life, and, of course, Detroit. (more...)

Tampa Preparatory School Students Give Back to the Community
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Shines Spreads Warmth This Holiday Season with Annual Coat Drive
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 21, 2016

Broadway Shines, the organization of Broadway kids serving to mobilize the Broadway community to help children and families in need, just concluded this year's coat drive. Since 2010, the kids of Broadway have been supporting GMA's 'Warm Coats & Warm Hearts' drive. The organization has already collected more than 350 coats for the cause this year and anticipates a donation tally of approximately 400 coats. (more...)

Broadway Shines Coat Drive Continues Through December 20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2016

Broadway Shines, the organization of Broadway kids serving to mobilize the Broadway community to help children and families in need, will be concluding this year's coat drive on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Since 2010, the kids of Broadway have been supporting GMA's 'Warm Coats & Warm Hearts' drive. The organization has already collected more than 350 coats for the cause this year and anticipates a donation tally of approximately 400 coats. (more...)

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