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BWW Recap: A Hero is Lost on ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME
by Danielle DeSisto - Mar 31, 2014

As the episode begins, we find our heroes gathered at Granny's diner discussing Rumpelstiltskin's return. (more...)

Floyd Collins, Though Not For Everyone, Offers Splendid Theatricality
by Don Grigware - Mar 31, 2014

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Scoop: *SERIES FINALE - RAISING HOPE on FOX - Friday, April 4, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2014

Get all the scoop on RAISING HOPE, airing on FOX on Friday, April 4, 2014! (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Runs 4/2-27 at Archbold Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Glass Menagerie is the play that launched Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams' career and is among the masterworks of the American stage. Drawn from Williams' life, this moving play explores the illusory nature of dreams and the fragility of hope. Abandoned by The Father of her children, Amanda is obsessed with finding a suitor for her shy and vulnerable daughter, Laura. Tom, the restless and sensitive son who narrates the story, eases his frustrations with nighttime escapes 'to the movies.' At Amanda's urgings, Tom asks a co-worker to dinner. Can this 'gentleman caller' offer any light to these bruised souls clinging to the tattered edges of lost dreams and faded hopes? (more...)

BWW Reviews: New British Musical CONFESSIONS OF A RABBI'S DAUGHTER Makes LA Debut
by Shari Barrett - Mar 28, 2014

Emily Rose has been traveling around the United States presenting her fictionalized one-woman musical CONFESSIONS OF A RABBI'S DAUGHTER. The show enjoyed a performance at the York New Musical Festival, a successful run in the Edinburgh Fringe last summer, and an Off-Broadway run before making its current LA debut at the Complex in Hollywood this weekend. (more...)

Neil LaBute's FAT PIG Runs 4/26-6/1 at Hudson Mainstage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you tolerate before taking a stand to defend the woman you love? Neil LaBute's provocative comedy, Fat Pig opens April 26 at the Hudson Mainstage in Hollywood. The revival, directed by Alexis Jacknow, features new material not seen before in L.A. (more...)

Lea DeLaria, Joey Arias & Stephen Wallem to Join Lance Horne at Birdland, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

LANCE HORNE - the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer - will make his Birdland debut with a special concert on Monday, March 31 at 7:00 PM. Lea DeLaria, Joey Arias, Stephen Wallem and Michael Rose have joined the evening as special guests, in addition to the previously-announced Alan Cumming, Alice Ripley and Rachel Dratch. They will perform songs from his acclaimed CD First Things Last in addition to a special preview of The Night Before My Wedding, Horne's upcoming collaboration with Neil Gaiman. Lance will also headline a special concert at Rockwood LA on April 15 with guest stars to be announced and an additional event this spring in San Francisco. He has contributed a movement to Tyler's Suite, a choral song-cycle dedicated to Tyler Clementi, the 18-year-old Rutgers University student that took his life three years ago. The piece, which also includes contributions from Stephen Schwartz, Ann Hampton Callaway and Craig Carnelia, will premiere from the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus on March 25-26. Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street in Manhattan. Tickets are $30 with a $10 minimum. Visit BirdlandJazz.com for more information. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CLYBOURNE PARK - A Pulitzer Prize View of Neighborhood Integration and Gentrification
by Roy Berko - Mar 27, 2014

Have you ever wondered, after seeing a play, what might have happened to the characters or even the physical structure in which the story is set, before the play began or after it ended? Bruce Norris's 'CLYBOURNE PARK' does exactly that. (more...)

ANNAPURNA, THE AMISH PROJECT & More Set for Chester Theatre Company's 25th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Chester Theatre Company will present its 25th Anniversary season from June 25th to August 24th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA. This landmark year will include J.T. Roger's haunting mystery MADAGASCAR, Sharr White's sharp comedy ANNAPURNA, Caryl Churchill's futuristic thriller A NUMBER, and Jessica Dickey's transformative one-woman show THE AMISH PROJECT. (more...)

Who Is He? 10 Reasons to Love Broadway's Newest Leading Man- Ramin Karimloo!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 26, 2014

Ramin Karimloo has burst into this Broadway season, playing everyone's favorite ex-con, Jean Valjean, in the new revival of Les Miserables. This re-imagined production, written by Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg, is currently playing at the Imperial Theatre. You might not know him yet, but below, BroadwayWorld gives you just a few reasons to love Broadway's newest leading man! (more...)

Interview with Librettist, Brian Crawley
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Mar 26, 2014

Librettist and lyricist Brian Crawley talked with Education Dramaturg Ted Sod about his experience in developing Violet. (more...)

Interview with Director, Leigh Silverman
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Mar 26, 2014

Roundabout's Education Dramaturg, Ted Sod, asked Director Leigh Silverman about the process of working on Violet. (more...)

Cast and Creatives Announced for Hudson Stage's FAMILY REUNION: A KIND OF ALASKA and A NUMBER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Hudson Stage Company announces the cast for its spring mainstage production, FAMILY REUNION: A KIND OF ALASKA by Harold Pinter with A NUMBER by Caryl Churchill. (more...)

the side project and Tympanic Theatre to Present World-Premiere Western SANDALWOOD, 3/28-4/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Tympanic Theatre Company and the side project are excited to announce their upcoming world premiere co-production of Sandalwood. Developed over the course of three years through a series of workshops, the script of Sandalwood is written by Dan Caffrey* and directed by Aaron Henrickson*. Sandalwood is performed at the side project (1439 W. Jarvis) March 28-April 20, 2014. (more...)

BIO Applauds Dedication of Norman Borlaug Statue
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Borlaug, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, led a global agricultural evolution through his research and advocacy for modern farming practices. Known as The Father of the “Green Revolution,” Borlaug is credited with saving more than a billion people from starvation with the development of high-yield, disease-resistant crop varieties and modern agricultural systems. (more...)

The Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 4/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Pacific Northwest Ballet continues its 2013-2014 season with George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream. A complete delight for all ages, this full-length ballet is based on William Shakespeare's comedy about the romantic adventures, quarrels and reunions of two pairs of mortal lovers and the king and queen of the fairies. Balanchine's Midsummer, which New York City Ballet premiered in 1962, was the first original evening-length ballet he choreographed in America. Staged by PNB Founding Artistic Director Francia Russell, PNB's production is an enchanted landscape where misunderstandings and mayhem weave tangled paths through the opulent layers of Martin Pakledinaz's designs and Balanchine's marvelously crafted partnerings. All ends well in Act II's wedding festivities with the recognition of ideal love, tenderly portrayed in an exquisite pas de deux. A Midsummer Night's Dream plays for eight performances only, April 11-19 at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center Tickets start at $28 and may be purchased by calling the PNB Box Office at 206. 441.2424, online at PNB.org, or in person at the PNB Box Office at 301 Mercer Street. (more...)

We remember James Rebhorn
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Mar 24, 2014

Todd Haimes and the entire Roundabout Theatre Company staff mourn the loss of an extraordinarily talented member of our family, James Rebhorn. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. (more...)

Epilepsy Foundation Presents 8th Annual National Walk for Epilepsy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC(Marketwired - March 22, 2014) - The Epilepsy Foundation welcomed thousands of individuals and families living with seizures to the eighth annual National Walk for Epilepsy. The event began on the Washington Monument grounds with a welcome from Rick Harrison, lead from the TV series 'Pawn Stars,' and Coach Jerry Kill of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers. Both men have been affected by epilepsy. (more...)

Reviews Are In for Broward Stage Door Theatre's GOD OF ISAAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2014

Every ethnicity, nationality and religion prizes its heritage, but Jews put a special value on honoring a direct bond with their forebears stretching across 6,000 years. That cornerstone of Passover also underlies James Sherman's 1985 comic drama The God of Isaac, enjoying an enthusiastic and effective revival at Broward Stage Door. But the search for roots - regardless of our background - makes the show easily relatable to anyone living in this nation of immigrants. (more...)

BWW Reviews: COCK by Red Turnip Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The word 'cock' can be described in many different ways: the alternative term for a certain kind of bird; a male reproductive organ; or a certain kind of overconfident man who thinks he knows everything. Red Turnip's COCK presents all those in less than two hours. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Tony Award Winner CHRISTIAN HOFF on THE MIDTOWN MEN, JERSEY BOYS, VINEYARDS and More!
by Michael Mulhern - Mar 21, 2014

We speak with Tony Award Winner Christian Hoff on the brotherhood of the Midtown Men, his love of Jersey Boys, dream roles, vineyards and so much more! (more...)

'Lies, Deceit, Adultery, and My Husband's Boyfriend' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

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Sony Computer Entertainment's The Last Of Us Takes Top Honors At The 2014 Game Developers Choice Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The emotionally intense and visceral post-apocalyptic action title, The Last of Us has captured the award for Game of the Year at Tonight's Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony during the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The game was also honored with Best Design and Best Narrative Awards. (more...)

BWW Interview: Frederick Weller's Extended Family Bonds
by Naomi Serviss - Mar 20, 2014

Weller stars in MOTHERS AND SONS, Terrence McNally's latest drama, about the lives that continued 20 years after a death from AIDS. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - New Season of MTV's Hit Docu-Series 16 AND PREGNANT
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

MTV's first hit docu-series to portray the challenges and difficulties of teen pregnancy and parenthood, “16 and Pregnant,” returns on Tuesday, April 29 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, with 12 all-new episodes full of drama, (more...)

Laila Ali, Robin Leach & More Set for Third Season of ABC's CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Season Three of “Celebrity Wife Swap” (10:00pm/ET) returns TUESDAY, APRIL 15, featuring the ex-girlfriend of actor Daniel Baldwin swapping lifestyles with the wife of music legend Jermaine Jackson. The series features two women of celebrity families trading households, lifestyles and children (but not bedrooms) for one week. During that time the women – and swap families – learn what it is like to live in someone else's shoes, but everything changes during the second half of the week when the women make their own rules and get the chance to run the household their way. At the end of the week, the couples reunite for a raw, honest and highly-charged exchange of views in which they make frank assessments of one another and discuss the experience. (more...)

National Tour of C.S. Lewis' THE GREAT DIVORCE to Play Capitol Theatre, 4/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Max McLean, Artistic Director of Fellowship for the Performing Arts, announces that C.S. Lewis' THE GREAT DIVORCE will be presented at the Capitol Theatre at the Riffe Center, 77 South High Street in Columbus, for three performances only on Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 12 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. This journey to Heaven and Hell is a provocative exploration of human nature, featuring vivid characters drawn with Lewis' trademark wit. (more...)

BWW Recap: Off to See the Wizard on ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME!
by Danielle DeSisto - Apr 7, 2014

As the episode begins, we see a green cyclone hurling towards the ground. A middle-aged couple appears after the storm has ceased, and they hear a baby crying in the distance. (more...)

Lance Horne to Celebrate FIRST THINGS LAST CD at Rockwood in LA with Ricki Lake & More, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

LANCE HORNE - the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer - will headline a special concert evening at Rockwood Table & Stage in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 15 at 8:00 PM with guest artists Ricki Lake, Julie Garnye and Lisa Ann Walter, with special surprise stars. They will perform songs from his acclaimed CD First Things Last in addition to a special preview of The Night Before My Wedding, Horne's upcoming collaboration with Neil Gaiman. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse to Stage SEMINAR, 4/29-6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English & Producing Director Susi Damilano) continues its provocative eleventh season with Seminar by recent Susan Blackburn Award nominee Theresa Rebeck (Smash, The Scene). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Syracuse Stage's THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

The Glass Menagerie performs now through April 27 in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/Drama Complex. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

John Kingston McMahon Releases A LONG WAY TO GOULACULLIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Author John Kingston McMahon accounts his search for his father and his roots, the ups and downs of the long journey to finding his self and his heritage in his book 'A Long Way to Goulacullin.' (more...)

Martin Landau Cast in Lifetime Original Movie OUTLAW PROPHET
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Lifetime has cast Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Martin Landau in the Lifetime Original Movie 'Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs' (more...)

BWW Reviews: Go See this Show at ONCE
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Apr 3, 2014

Falling slowly into a relationship with ONCE and its quirky characters stirred memories in the hearts and minds of lost loves and fleeting past moments. Catching this show at Minneapolis' Orpheum should be done pretty quickly with the run ending April 6. (more...)

'Peace & Love' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

'Peace & Love' is author Leland Bedford's gift to the world that comes from his heart and soul. The book comes from a place in time where Bedford reflected on his past, present, and looked to his to his future presenting a case for the greatest victory of all time peace and love. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WARHORSE Prances Onto the Stage of the Music Hall in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Apr 2, 2014

With the smooth style and graceful stride of a thoroughbred, Warhorse pranced onto the stage of the Music Hall in Kansas City on Tuesday April 1. From the Broadway Across America series Warhorse is based on a book by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford, and in association with Handspring Puppet Company. (more...)

Sookasa Launches to Deliver Industry's First Compliance Service That Transparently Protects Files Across Popular Cloud Services and Mobile Devices
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

SAN MATEO, CA(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2014) - Sookasa, Inc., an innovator in compliance for popular cloud applications and mobile devices, today emerged from stealth mode to radically simplify the protection of sensitive files across popular cloud services and mobile devices. Sookasa is the first company to enable professionals to natively use their favorite cloud services, such as Dropbox and Gmail, and mobile devices, while transparently encrypting sensitive data and addressing regulations such as HIPAA and FERPA. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeffrey Tambor & RAISING HOPE Cast Talk Series Finale
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

The cast of FOX's Raising Hope and returning guest star Jeffrey Tambor discuss the hijinx in the series finale, with special guest Kenny Loggins. (more...)

Production Company to Present THE BLUE MOON DANCING Reading, 4/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Production Company's Managing Director of the 2014 Reading Series, Dean Farell Bruggeman, and Artistic Directors August Viverito and T L Kolman proudly announce the third selection for the company's new-play-reading series with Ed Graczyk's beautiful The Blue Moon Dancing, directed by David Youse. The reading takes place at our new studio space, dubbed The Production Company Workspace, at 14731 Oxnard St., Van Nuys, CA 91411, on Sunday, April 27 @ 7 pm, and Monday, April 28 @ 8 PM. Admission is complimentary. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Billy's Back, Moretz at the Public, York's 'MARY MARTIN' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 15, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Billy Porter's new solo album is out today, Chloe Grace Moretz stars in THE LIBRARY, opening at the Public and more! (more...)

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Helps Memorize State Facts and Directions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

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National Tour of C.S. Lewis' THE GREAT DIVORCE to Play Alliance Theatre, 6/5-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Max McLean, Artistic Director of Fellowship for Performing Arts, announces that C.S. Lewis' THE GREAT DIVORCE will be presented from Thursday, June 5, through Sunday, June 15, at the Alliance Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE in Atlanta. This journey to Heaven and Hell is a provocative exploration of human nature, featuring vivid characters drawn with Lewis' trademark wit. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Steven Fales Powerfully Bares All in PRODIGAL DAD
by David Clarke - Apr 12, 2014

Houston has been a great city for Steven Fales to perform in. As he is gearing up to take his Mormon Boy Trilogy Off-Broadway, we are lucky enough to get to be part of his out-of-town try-out for his third installment, PRODIGAL DAD. PRODIGAL DAD is a solo show in which Fales bares himself and his soul before an audience to talk about his life experiences, empowering us with his charming Mormon smile and his inexhaustible hope and love. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, April 12, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on today, April 12, 2014! (more...)

University of Maryland Professor Hanan Samet Named Recipient of 2014 IEEE Computer Society Wallace McDowell Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Hanan Samet, a Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, has been named the 2014 recipient of the IEEE Computer Society's prestigious W. Wallace McDowell Award for his contributions to spatial data structures. (more...)

Get Ready to Mambo with Tito Puente, Jr. at MPAC, May 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Get ready to mambo with Tito Puente, Jr. when the Latin bandleader comes to the Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $19-49. (more...)

MTV's Docu-Series 16 AND PREGNANT to Return 4/14
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

MTV today announced the return of '16 and Pregnant' on a new date, Monday, April 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT (more...)

Tom and Bubba Lloyd to Showcase Hot Rods and Custom Cars to Support Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Bubba's East Coast Rods and Customs may be new to south Florida, but the family-run business is well-known in the automotive industry for building some of the most beautifully designed and crated automobiles ever to hit the road. The company is run by The Father/son team of Tom and Bubba Lloyd, the hosts of the popular tv show Hot Rod Reality and a second tv show soon to be seen on a major television network. At 25, Bubba Lloyd is considered to be one of the top three designers in the country. (more...)

FOX Shifts New Drama Series RAKE to Saturday Nights
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Deadline.com, the show will move for the second time to Saturday nights. (more...)

A TIME TRAVELER'S TRIP TO NIAGRA Premieres at Hudson Guild Theatre this May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

America-in-Play will present the premiere of A Time-Traveler's Trip to Niagra, Following the Bold Adventures and Strange Detours of an Unlikely Group of Travelers Across Time and America. Running May 3-18 at the Hudson Guild Theatre (441 West 26th Street), this unique comedy interweaves two journeys up the Hudson River: one by bus in 2014 and one by steamboat in 1828. From upper class Brits taking a tour of the Early Republic to a modern brother and sister taking a bus ride upstate to trace their roots, the two trips converge at the iconic and spectacular Niagara Falls and aim to investigate the relationship between the American landscape and identity while exploring ties between past and future. A unique 'Dime Museum' exploring Americana and the play will be open 30 minutes before each performance. (more...)

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