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Hillary Clinton Issues Statement on Actors' Equity Association Endorsement
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

After receiving the endorsement of the Actors' Equity Association, the first time the professional stage actors and managers' union has endorsed any political candidate, Hillary Clinton has issued the following statement. (more...)

50th Anniversary of International LITERACY DAY Brings Together Global Stars to Raise Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

To celebrate the 50 th anniversary of International Literacy Day, 26 of the world's most high profile personalities from film, music, politics and the arts, have joined forces to raise awareness for literacy with one common goal in mind: by 2030, no child will be born at risk of poor literacy. (more...)

The Kennedy Center to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Premiere of 'VIVA CESAR' and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Kennedy Center announced today a series of programs honoring Hispanic Heritage Month, a national celebration that is observed annually from September 15 to October 15. (more...)

LA LGBT Center to Stage THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE: REVISITED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

?For the first time in the 35-year history of Jane Wagner's iconic play The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, the author and her creative and life partner Lily Tomlin have given their approval for it to be reinvented as a fully staged production performed by a company of 12 actors as opposed to its original solo format. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lillias White and More in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Now in previews, August Wilson's hard-hitting 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' opens September 11 and continues through October 16, 2016, at the Center Theatre Group/ Mark Taper Forum. 'Ma Rainey...' is part of Wilson's American Century Cycle of 10 plays chronicling African American experience in 20th Century USA. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Outre Theatre Company to Return to Boca with Powerful THE NORMAL HEART
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Outre Theatre Company, in conjunction with Showtime Performing Arts Theatre, is proud to announce its return to Boca Raton with Larry Kramer's searing drama The Normal Heart. Based on Kramer's own experiences as a gay man in New York in the early 1980s, and recently adapted for film by Ryan Murphy, The Normal Heart serves as a haunting reminder of Ground Zero of the AIDS epidemic, an epidemic which thirty years later still has no cure. (more...)

Adkins, Chanse, Mirza, Silverman & Ziegler Tapped as The Lark's 2016-17 Rita Goldberg Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

The Lark named five New York City-based playwrights as Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop Fellows for the 2016-17 season. The group spans a wide range of backgrounds and professional experiences and will meet regularly throughout the year to develop new plays. (more...)

David L. Denny Releases SEMPER FI THREE FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

David L. Denny, a Vietnam vet, father, grandfather, prior postal service worker, Christian, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Semper Fi Three Five': a gripping and potent account of combat that details the behind-the-scenes, true stories of the Vietnam war. This emotional and eye-opening work gives another perspective to a historic era and time. (more...)

City College Center for the Arts Presents MADIBA: A DANCE WORKSHOP, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) continues its 2016 - 2017 season with Jeremy McQueen and the Black Iris Project's "MADIBA: A Dance Workshop," a celebration of the inspiring life of Nelson Mandela. The workshop is open to dancers of all levels and nondancers alike and takes place at Aaron Davis Hall from 12  to 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 6. The program is supported in part by the CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), a City University of New York-wide residency program now in its third year. (more...)

Kate Hudson to Receive Inspiration Award at GLSEN Respect Awards - LA
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, will honor Golden Globe Award winner and Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson with the Inspiration Award at the GLSEN's Respect Awards – Los Angeles (more...)

BWW Review: MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM at TRT is a Must-See Show
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 28, 2016

Start the fall theater season off right. Get your tickets for August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom now at Two River Theater through October 9th. The superb direction of Ruben Santiago-Hudson along with a stellar cast makes it a must-see production. (more...)

Cycle For Survival Returns To Times Square, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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ESPN2's His & Hers Tackles Famous ANCHORMAN Fight Scene in Latest Parody
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Today at noon ET, ESPN2's His & Hers, hosted by Jemele Hill and Michael Smith, will premiere its latest spoof Co-Anchorman: The Legend of His & Hers. (more...)

Elbit Systems of America Improving Situational Awareness for the United States Marine Corps
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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BWW Review: THREE MUSKETEERS by Teater KataK
by Yuliani Supandji - Sep 26, 2016

Teater KataK staged The Musketeers at the Jakarta Art House (GKJ) on Sept. 23 to 25 last week. (more...)

BWW Review: No Need to Wait: WAIT UNTIL DARK
by Daniel Collins - Sep 26, 2016

Baltimore's Everyman attempts a pre-Halloween scare with WAIT UNTIL DARK now through Oct. 9th. (more...)

Heather Graham & More Join Italian Fashion Community to Raise Funds for AIDS Research
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

Heather Graham, Adriana Lima, Karolina Kurkova, Sara Sampaio, amfAR Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby, amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole, and many others joined the Italian fashion community in Milan last night to help raise funds for amfAR's innovative AIDS research programs (more...)

Angel Light Pictures Launches 'Eco-Friendly' Radio Program, Rock It Green with iTunes
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Saillant's roster includes another sustainable project entitled Rock It Green Television, date of debut TBA. The Famous Landmark Rock located in New York City's Central Park, will be the setting for the new YouTube TV series 'Rock It Green' (more...)

Musicians Help Roll Out Technology to Register Voters by Text
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Today, the non-partisan voter registration organization HeadCount announced that hundreds of musicians will help roll out 'HelloVote,' a new technology that allows anyone to register to vote via text message or Facebook Messenger. (more...)

BoxLunch & FOX's BOB'S BURGERS Help Provides Meals to Those In Need
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

BoxLunch, a pop culture gift and novelty retailer with a cause, has partnered with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Bento Box Entertainment to celebrate the September 25th season premiere on FOX of the acclaimed animated series BOB'S BURGERS with an exclusive in-store promotion that helps provide meals to those in need. (more...)

Johnny Depp to Receive 'Rhonda's Kiss Healing And Hope Award' at Annual L.A. Concert Event
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Rhonda's Kiss, an organization that helps cancer patients in need, announces today that Academy Award-nominee Johnny Depp will be presented with the first 'Healing & Hope Award' at their annual concert event (more...)

WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS Scribble Towards their Seventh Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

THE WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, created and sponsored by the award-winning musical Wicked in association with the National Literacy Trust (www.literacytrust.org.uk), is pleased to announce that the acclaimed author and illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon books, Cressida Cowell, will return as Head Judge for the awards for the third consecutive year. Jonathan Douglas, Director of the National Literacy Trust, will also be returning as part of the judging panel. (more...)

Michael Sinclair Pens MEN OF FIGHTERS - THE MARK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Michael Sinclair, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Men of Fighters - The Mark': a prolific work of science fiction that depicts a story of family, faith, courage and survival. This work is both captivating and perplexing; this work keeps the reader mesmerized through the unpredictable and chilling actions of the main characters. (more...)

Shakespeare in the Square to Stage CORIOLANUS: FROM MAN TO DRAGON This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Shakespeare in the Square will present Coriolanus: From Man to Dragon - the debut production from the Combative Theatre Co. - for a limited engagement from November 4 to 20. (more...)

Jenny O'Hara and Nick Ullett Set to Reprise Roles in Fountain Revival of BAKERSFIELD MIST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Bakersfield Mist by Stephen Sachs, the Fountain's smash hit comedy that went on to see productions around the world including London's West End, will return to the Fountain for a limited 4-week engagement beginning Nov. 19. Sachs will again direct, with Jenny O'Hara (Transparent, The Mindy Project) and Nick Ullett (As the WorldTurns) reprising the roles they created. (more...)

Casting Complete for PARTY PEOPLE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York Premiere of PARTY PEOPLE by UNIVERSES (Steven Sapp, Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, and William Ruiz a.k.a Ninja. Developed and directed by Liesl Tommy with choreography by Millicent Johnnie, PARTY PEOPLE begins performances on Tuesday, November 1 and runs through Sunday, December 4, with an official press opening on Tuesday, November 15. (more...)

White Ops Increases Market Momentum With $20 Million Series B
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

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Marble Slab Creamery' And MaggieMoo's' To Host National Scoop Night Benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society On October 4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Marble Slab Creamery and MaggieMoo's Ice Cream and Treatery is fighting blood cancer one scoop at a time. On Tuesday, October 4 from 5 to 8 p.m., participating Marble Slab Creamery and MaggieMoo's locations will host "National Scoop Night" benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) with 15% of all sales being donated to the cause. For the past five years, Marble Slab Creamery/MaggieMoo's and its parent company, Global Franchise Group (Great American Cookies, Marble Slab Creamery, MaggieMoo's, Pretzelmaker and Hot Dog on a Stick) has raised more than $1.4 million for LLS through its annual "A Bite for The Fight" campaign. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty and Dee Hoty to Star in Two River Theater's THE LION IN WINTER; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the cast and creative team for its production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. (more...)

Edward 'Tex' Harris Pens CORNBREAD CHRONICLES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Edward 'Tex' Harris comes out strong with his stance on the need for his fellow citizens to understand the things going on around them. Through the 'Cornbread Chronicles' (published by Xlibris), he walks readers to be open to change when things do not work around them. Comparing the need for political and economic change, he uses the analogy of making cornbread to better illustrate his point. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 18, 2016
by - Sep 18, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/17/2016
by - Sep 17, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/17/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 17, 2016
by - Sep 17, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

North Shore Eye Care, a division of SightMD, Takes a Giant Step in...
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

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BWW Review: Ogunquit's SEVEN BRIDES Offers Sweetness and Smiles
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Sep 16, 2016

One of the most popular movie musicals adapted for the stage, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers has enjoyed several notable regional productions in the past few seasons, and the Ogunquit Playhouse's current staging demonstrates once again the nostalgic appeal of this sweet and folksy romantic tale set in America's pioneer days. The Kasha/Landay/Mercer/DePaul/Hirschhorn 1954 movie musical based on a Stephen Vincent Benet story, though it proved a disappointment when first adapted for the musical theatre stage in 1982, seems in the turbulent first decades of the 21st century to have struck chords in audiences who may hunger for the innocence and vibrant energy at its core. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights and Behind the Scenes of Lillias White and More in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM at the Taper
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2016

August Wilson's hard-hitting 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' opened September 11 and continues through October 16, 2016, at the Center Theatre Group/ Mark Taper Forum. 'Ma Rainey...' is part of Wilson's American Century Cycle of 10 plays chronicling African American experience in 20th Century USA. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below, along with behind the scenes with the cast and celebrities! (more...)

MOonhORsE Dance Theatre Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Canada's Most Distinguished Veteran Dance Artists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Older & Reckless, MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's celebrated series curated by Artistic Director Claudia Moore, celebrates the company's 20th season with its 39th edition featuring five renowned dance artists. Governor General award winner Margie Gillis (Montreal), dance theatre maverick Robert Desrosiers with cellist/singer Anne Bourne, acclaimed dancer/co-founder of COBA (Collective Of Black Artists) BaKari I. Lindsay, choreographer/director Charles Koroneho (New Zealand), and Claudia Moore in a work byApolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho (Gadfly), take to the stage Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12 for three shows only at Harbourfront Centre Theatre. (more...)

Oceana, SkyTruth and Google Launch Global Fishing Watch, First Free, Online Tool to Reveal Commercial Fishing Activity Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

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White Plains Performing Arts Center presents LOUIS-AND-ELLA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Photo Flash: MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presents August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The press opening is Friday, September 16 at 8pm and performances will continue throughSunday, October 9 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ.  Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 ortworivertheater.org. (more...)

Study Shows Banks Failing to Meet Consumers' Needs; IT Executive...
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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HAMILTON Star Javier Munoz to Be Honored with Howard Ashman Award for HIV Activism
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) has announced today that HAMILTON star Javier Munoz, who recently took over the role of Alexander Hamilton full time in the smash Broadway musical, will be the recipient of the Howard Ashman Award for HIV activism. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Betty Buckley and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for September 14-25, 2016. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents a Symphonic Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

 The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents a Symphonic Spectacular on Saturday, October 8th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 9th at 2:00 p.m. in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center.  Music Director Donato Cabrera will host a pre-concert conversation about the music being performed on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. before the scheduled performances.  (more...)

Judith Light to Talk Life and Career at NYPL for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The League of Professional Theatre Women will welcome Judith Light for its next Oral History interview. Light will sit down to discuss her extensive body of work on and off-stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents GRIZZLY MAMA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Set in an Alaskan cabin where Deb, a divorced suburban mom is attempting to reinvent herself as a righteous, liberal avenger is Grizzly Mama -- the final production of Rivendell's 2016 season 'The Body Politic' in which the political is deeply personal. Deb is fresh from the funeral for her recently deceased, famous activist mother. Her daughter, Hannah, is a typical texting teenager - that is, until she discovers the real reason why mom moved them next door to a certain Alaskan presidential candidate. A dark comedy about motherhood, murder and moose. (more...)

Modern Adaptation of DRACULA to Lurk Off-Broadway This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

This fall, Hunger & Thirst Theatre returns to New York with a modern stage adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 Gothic horror novel DRACULA, written by the company's Artistic Director Patricia Lynn and directed by Geordie Broadwater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lillias White, Phylicia Rashad and More Celebrate MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Opening at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

August Wilson's hard-hitting 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' opened September 11 and continues through October 16, 2016, at the Center Theatre Group/ Mark Taper Forum. 'Ma Rainey...' is part of Wilson's American Century Cycle of 10 plays chronicling African American experience in 20th Century USA. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

9/11 TABLE OF SILENCE Returns to Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi and Buglisi Dance Theatre are honored to be welcomed back by Lincoln Center for a sixth presentation of the transcendent  '9/11 Table of Silence,' a public performance tribute to 9/11 and prayer for peace and healing, conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi.  The tribute will take place Sunday September 11, beginning at 8:15 AM and concluding at 8:46 AM, the moment when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower.  Buglisi was inspired to create the 9/11 Table of Silence by Italian visual artist Rossella Vasta's sculptural installation of 100 ceramic plates that represent a banquet table uniting humanity.   Given the unrelenting and tragic acts of terror and violence that continue in the world,  '9/11 Table of Silence' remains as relevant and timely today as when it was first performed six years ago at Lincoln Center.   (more...)

Kids Will Flip For Free Fluffy Pancakes At Denny's In September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Starting today, Denny's is making it easier and more affordable than ever for families to enjoy its all-new pancakes thanks to its "Free Pancakes for Kids" offer. During the month of September, Denny's youngest guests will have a free opportunity to see if its new stacksmade with fresh buttermilk, real eggs and a hint of vanillareally are better than before. (more...)

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