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Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for ANNIE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE go on sale to the public Friday, September 9. (more...)

Public to Rank Stars of Science Finalists Through Online Vote
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

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New York Choral Society and Orchestra to Present U.S. Debut of Joseph Vella's THE HYLAND MASS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Music Director David Hayes will lead the New York Choral Society and Orchestra (NYChoral) in the United States premiere of Maltese composer Joseph Vella's The Hyland Mass: A Prayer for Unity in Diversity. (more...)

It's a Jolly Holiday with MARY POPPINS at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Magic and family fun ring in the holiday season as Syracuse Stage presents the classic musical Mary Poppins, Nov. 26 to Jan. 8 at the Archbold Theatre in the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex at 820 E. Genesee St. (more...)

New Writing Week at The New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The New Theatre's New Writing Week is back this week! Featuring new playreadings from exceptional new Irish writers including JJ Caine, Seamus Lucason, Sorcha Hegarty, Ciara Elizabeth Smyth, Nadine Flynn and Emily Gilmore Murphy. (more...)

Elmo Brings The Gift Of Music and Omar Epps on Reuniting With Gabrielle Union This Week on THE REAL
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

On Wednesday, November 9, Elmo shares the importance of music and visits The Real to surprise some well-deserving elementary school kids with the gift of music!  Plus, Almost Christmas' Omar Epps talks reuniting with fellow Love & Basketball co-star Gabrielle Union in their new holiday comedy and find out why The Father of three has been hitting the gym! (more...)

Sir David Attenborough Returns to Australia and New Zealand
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Naturalist and television personality Sir David Attenborough is The Father of the modern nature documentary. Attenborough has written, produced, hosted and narrated countless award-winning nature-focused programs and he has devoted his life to celebrating and preserving wildlife. (more...)

Big Statues Recreates Story of the Prodigal Son Through Bronze Artwork
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Parable of the Prodigal Son is one of the famous parables of Jesus which appears in the Bible. In the story, a father has two sons. The younger son asks for his inheritance and after wasting his fortune, becomes destitute. He returns home with the intention of begging his father to be made one of his hired servants, expecting his relationship with his father is likely severed. The Father welcomes him back and celebrates his return. The older son refuses to participate, and The Father reminds the older son that one day he will inherit everything. But, they should still celebrate the return of the younger son because he was lost and is now found. (more...)

Candace Cherry Shares 'From Disgrace to Grace: How Jesus Touched My Life'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

'From Disgrace to Grace: How Jesus Touched My Life': a genuine and forthright retelling of a rise from the ashes to a life lived in service and honor of The Father. 'From Disgrace to Grace: How Jesus Touched My Life' is the creation of published author, Candace Cherry, who grew up in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She has two brothers and a sister whom she loves very much. She has seven children, and is a grandmother of one precious little boy who was born on Christmas Day of 2014. She loves being a mom and being involved with her children. She is passionate about helping people. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Israel Regional Awards Update - Avi Kushnir, Roni Dalumi in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Israel Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Extends at T. Schreiber Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) has announced the extension of their critically acclaimed production, The Motherf**ker with the Hat written by Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright, Stephen Adly Guirgis. (more...)

VIETGONE and SELL/BUY/DATE Enter Final Week of Extended, Acclaimed Engagements at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) critically acclaimed, extended fall productions of Veitgone and Sell/Buy/Date at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street) are both entering their final week of performances.  (more...)

ABRAHAM'S DAUGHTERS Gets Reprised Staged Reading at Bernie Wohl Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

ABRAHAM'S DAUGHTERS, by Emma Goldman-Sherman, will receive a reprised staged reading as part of the 29th Street Playwrights Collective New Works Series on Monday, December 12, 7pm, at the Bernie Wohl Center. (more...)

Two Added Dates Announced for ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL – THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

As part of the world premiere presentation of Another Brick In The Wall - The Opera-based on Roger Waters' legendary work The Wall-the Opera de Montreal is announcing two added performances: Monday, March 13 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 26 at 2 pm. The project brings together Quebec baritone Etienne Dupuis, who will portray fallen rock star Pink, and three exceptional artists: Julien Bilodeau, composer of the new opera vision of the work; Dominic Champagne, stage director of this monument of 80s music; and Alain Trudel, who will conduct the Orchestre Me?tropolitain. (more...)

NUNCRACKERS Signals It's Christmastime at The Keeton Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 28, 2016

Nuncrackers, described as "the fourth hilarious show" in Dan Goggins' long line of musicals featuring the "Little Sisters of Hoboken," takes the stage of The Larry Keeton Theatre in Donelson for a December 1-17 run, under the direction and musical direction of Ginger Newman, with choreography by Jamie London. (more...)

BWW TV: Take a Trip to Belmont Avenue with Highlights from A BRONX TALE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 28, 2016

A Bronx Tale opens on Broadway Thursday, December 1, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48thStreet). The new musical, featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo, began performances on Thursday, November 3. (more...)

Folksbiene's LIGHT UP THE NIGHT: a Concert of Yiddish Theater Composers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

 To ring in the New Year, on January 1 National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present 'Light Up The Night,' a concert of rediscovered and restored pre- and post-WWII music from the theatrical works of the great composers of the Golden Age of Yiddish Theater.  These include Ellstein, Goldfaden, Olshanetsky, Rumshinsky and Secunda.  All are leading songwriters from the era of 'The Golden Bride,' which was presented by Folksbiene Theatre in 2015 and 2016.  The cast will feature performers who were acclaimed in that production, backed by a 16-piece orchestra.  The production is in Yiddish with projected supertitles.  The full concert will be offered twice, at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM, in Edmond J. Safra Hall at Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A BRONX TALE on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

A Bronx Tale opens on Broadway Thursday, December 1, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48thStreet). The new musical, featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niroand four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo,began performances on Thursday, November 3. (more...)

TLC's 'SWEET 15: QUINCEANERA' Takes Viewers Into the Heart of Popular Mexican Tradition
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

They say, there are parties, and then there are Quinceañeras! TLC is bringing back the popular series that celebrates the traditional rite of passage in a Latina's life, a day of pride for the entire family. (more...)

See What's Going on at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater this December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

See What's Going on at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater this December (more...)

THE WEIR, LITTLE THING, BIG THING and More Set for Irish Theatre of Chicago's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Irish Theatre of Chicago has announced its 2016-17 Season, featuring a modern Irish classic, a Midwest premiere and a new staged reading festival of the works of emerging Irish playwrights. (more...)

Maxine Peake, Gemma Jones and Martha Goober to Perform in The Old Vic's Inaugural ONE VOICE Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The Old Vic today announces the full programme for the inaugural One Voice performance on Saturday 26 November. (more...)

BWW Review: No Humbug Here - Trinity Rep's Spirited CHRISTMAS CAROL Rings in the Season
by Veronica Bruscini - Nov 17, 2016

Every year, Trinity Repertory Company adds a new spin to its beloved adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. This year's production is no exception; in fact, the 2016 Christmas Carol is one of Trinity's most unique and intriguing Yuletide offerings to date. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Arts Presents 2016-2017 METLIVEARTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Throughout the 2016-17 season, the sound artist and master storyteller Nate DiMeo-whose popular podcast, The Memory Palace, a finalist for the 2016 Peabody Awards, paints vivid, poetic pictures of episodes in American history-will animate The Met by interrogating the collection to draw out the revealing secrets and stories of the art. (more...)

Pieter-Dirk Uys Memoir THE ECHO OF A NOISE Returns by Popular Demand for Baxter Theatre Run
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

After a sell-out season earlier this year, Pieter-Dirk Uys returns with his acclaimed memoir THE ECHO OF A NOISE, this time to the Baxter Theatre, from 29 November 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SCARLET LETTER at The Bay Street Theatre
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 16, 2016

The latest offering from The Bay Street Theatre, Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, with an original script adapted for the Sag Harbor venue by Scott Eck and Joe Minutillo, will leave you unequivocally breathless. The cast is absolutely astounding delivering intense performances taking the audience on a true emotional roller coaster. Based on the classic novel, this thrilling production, part of Bay Street's LITERATURE LIVE! educational program (more about that below), runs through November 26th. (more...)

EINSTEIN! Comes Back From the Beyond in the Elaine Wolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Einstein! comes back from the beyond in the Elaine Wolf Theatre at the Mizel Arts and Cultural Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver, CO 80246 for one performance only at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 20. Tickets are $18 - $20 and availble at maccjcc.org/jaamm or by calling 303-316-6360.  Upset with the way his image has been cheapened, he tells us the remarkable, suspenseful, and sometimes harrowing story behind relativity and his struggles as a father. (more...)

See Santa and Annual Tree Lighting in Northport This Black Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Come see Santa and witness a renowned tree lighting event in Northport, NY this Black Friday. This family-friendly event will take place on November 25th, starting at 3 pm on Main Street in Northport, NY! (more...)

New Military Thriller, DRAGON FORCE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Take it from a general, this taut Vietnam-era thriller offers one heck of a ride! (more...)

BALLERS: The Complete Second Season Available 1/31 on Blu-ray & DVD
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) and his boys are back to 'ball out' in Season 2 of the hit HBO comedy Ballers from the team behind the HBO classic Entourage®. Johnson showcases his “movie-star charisma” (The Hollywood Reporter) in the series that looks at the whirlwind lifestyles and real-life problems of former and current football players in sun-soaked Miami. Ballers: The Complete Second Season will be available on Blu-rayTM and DVD on January 31, 2017 and includes “Inside the Episode” bonus segments that give the play-by-play on all 10 episodes, featuring interviews with executive producer Evan Reilly, star Dwayne Johnson and more. DVD and Blu-ray versions also include a Digital Download. (more...)

Casting Announced for First Two Steppenwolf Shows of 2017: STRAIGHT WHITE MEN and LINDA VISTA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces final casting for Straight White Menby Young Jean Lee (February 2 - March 19, 2017) and the world premiere of Linda Vista (March 30 - May 21, 2017) by ensemble member Tracy Letts; the first two shows of 2017. (more...)

Christine Baranski, Matthew Broderick and More to Appear at MTC's Fall Benefit Honoring Nathan Lane
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2016 Fall Benefit, honoring two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, next Monday evening, November 21 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd Street and Park Avenue). The event just announced its celebrity lineup! (more...)

BWW Review: NOW OR LATER at Square One Theatre Company
by Cindy Cardozo - Nov 14, 2016

In the aftermath of a contentious election year, Square One Theatre opens its season with a political play, "Now or Later" by Christopher Shinn. (more...)

The Consumer Technology Association Inducts 17 Visionaries into the 2016 CT Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

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Smash Hit BAD JEWS Returns For Limited Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

After a sold-out season in Cape Town and Johannesburg, the Fugard Theatre's South African production of Joshua Harmon's West End smash hit BAD JEWS, will return for a limited season from 13 December.  (more...)

Pre-Order Alan Menken and David Spencer's THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ Recording Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

As previously announced, Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of the musical The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz online and in stores on Friday, December 2, 2016. The album is now available for digital pre-order today, Friday, November 11. (more...)

Chloe Dirksen to Lead Bay Street Theater's THE SCARLET LETTER; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced the eighth year of the Literature Live! program. This year's Literature Live! presents THE SCARLET LETTER adapted for the stage by Scott Eck and Joe Minutillo from the American classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne. (more...)

JS TARKA is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Richard Tersoo Mnenga relives the life, times and fight of 'JS Tarka' (published by Xlibris UK), a man who occupies a unique place in the history of regionalism and nationalism in Nigeria among Nigeria's historical greats: Awolowo, Ahmadu Bello and Zik; while also in a class of his own. (more...)

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Presents Pushcart Players' A SEASON OF MIRACLES: HOLIDAY TALES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents the next event in the 2016-2017 Family Series Season: A Season of Miracles: Holiday Tales, on Saturday, December 10 at 1:30PM. A Season of Miracles is part of BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center's 2016-2017 Family Theater Season, featuring plays, musicals, puppetry, concerts and dance for all ages.   (more...)

Anna-Mart van der Merwe stars in SA Premiere of Acclaimed Florian Zeller Play THE MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

After a sell-out season of Florian Zeller's The Father with Marius Weyers, Anna-Mart van der Merwe stars in the SA premiere of Zeller's companion piece THE MOTHER. (more...)

The New York Pops Announces New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

he New York Pops' Chairman James A. Read is pleased to announce the appointment of Alain Boublil and Elizabeth Ritzcovan to the Board of Directors. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company's Announces 2017 Season and Season Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company announces its 2017 Cape May Mainstage Season. As usual, it includes classic gems, a world premiere, and radio-style shows. This year's theme is 'The American Dream.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE Takes Opening Night Bows on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Dec 2, 2016

Just last night, A Bronx Tale opened at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48thStreet). The new musical, featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo, began performances on Thursday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal to Star in UK Tour of LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Hollywood legends Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal star in the upcoming UK tour of LOVE LETTERS, celebrated playwright A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE Arrives on Broadway... and They Like It!
by Walter McBride - Dec 2, 2016

Just last night, A Bronx Tale opened at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48thStreet). The new musical, featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo, began performances on Thursday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Richard Ridge Chats with Heidi Blickenstaff, Terrence Mann, and More on the Red Carpet of A BRONX TALE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was live on the red carpet at the opening night of A BRONX TALE. See who he got to chat with below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for A BRONX TALE
by Walter McBride - Dec 2, 2016

Just last night, A Bronx Tale opened at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48thStreet). The new musical, featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo, began performances on Thursday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Review Roundup: A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL Opens on Broadway!
by Review Roundups - Dec 1, 2016

A BRONX TALE opens on Broadway tonight, December 1, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The new musical, featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo, began performances on Thursday, November 3 and features a cast of 30 including Tony-nominee, Nick Cordero and 'Hamilton' alumn, Ariana DeBose. (more...)

Iconic Classic Drama A DOLL'S HOUSE to Begin This Winter at the Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the iconic classic drama A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Bryony Lavery, and directed by Boston favorite Melia Bensussen (Awake and Sing!, Luck of the Irish, and Circle Mirror Transformation at the Huntington). Performances run January 6 - February 5, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)

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