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Martin Beck Theatre (New York, NY)
302 W. 45th St.

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Fictionalized account of the life of Jackie Robinson.


BWW Review: INK, Almeida Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 28, 2017

James Graham's portrait of Seventies politics, This House, recently enjoyed a West End outing, and his latest epic venture into Britain's past may well follow suit. If slightly weighed down by detailed research, it's still a riveting depiction of the birth of The Sun as we know it, and the revolution it signalled in the way we tell our national story. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RACING DEMON at Theatre Royal Bath
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Production images have today been released for David Hare's Racing Demon, directed by Jonathan Church, which plays at Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday 8 July, with opening night this evening. Check out the photos below! (more...)

CNBC Launches Updated Skill for Amazon Echo Show
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced the debut of the updated CNBC Skill and video flash briefing on the new Amazon Echo Show. CNBC worked alongside Amazon to develop one of The First skills for the launch of Echo Show. (more...)

Walt Disney Studios to Present Upcoming Film Slate from Disney, Pixar, Marvel & Lucasfilm at D23 Expo 2017
by Movies News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Walt Disney Studios presents an exclusive look at its unparalleled film slate at D23 Expo 2017 in Anaheim, California, taking place July 14–16. (more...)

Home Remodeling Series FLIPPING CRAZY Debuts Fall 2017 on Amazon
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Break out the hammer and dust off the measuring tape as digital distribution giant Amazon premieres The First of its kind home remodeling series, FLIPPING CRAZY. (more...)

Stunning Animated MUNE: GUARDIAN OF THE MOON to Debut in U.S. Cinemas for One-Day-Only Special Event
by Movies News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

As part of a larger partnership to bring the best animation to the big screen, GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events are bringing “Mune: Guardian of the Moon” to U.S. movie theaters for its cinematic debut. (more...)

BWW Review: RICHARD II at the Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 28, 2017

RICHARD II at The Old Globe with Robert Sean Leonard explores the political shifts and the transfer of power in the downfall of a King. Playing through July 15th at the Old Globe Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

THE LITTLE MIX SHOW and More Coming to Culture Warrington this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Check out what's coming to Culture Warrington this August! (more...)

The Thinking Drinkers Bring HISTORY OF ALCOHOL Tour to Swindon Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Following what promises to be an incredibly successful run in Edinburgh, The Thinking Drinkers, known for their brilliantly boozy yet intelligently informative pieces, are taking to a stage near you this autumn with the tour of their new show History of Alcohol. (more...)

Photo Flash: Full Casting Announced for BRASSED OFF at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

For The First time in almost 40 years, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre will produce a full-scale production in house. Jeffrey Holland will play ex-miner and veteran conductor of Grimley Band, Danny in BRASSED OFF, from Wednesday 23 August - Saturday 2 September 2017. (more...)

Shaw Announces Third Quarter and Year-to-Date Results
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro to Receive Pat Tillman Award for Service at The 25th ESPYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

For his perseverance and commitment to his country, Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro will receive The Pat Tillman Award for Service at “The 25th ESPYS Presented by Capital One” on July 12. Emmy Award-winning host, writer and producer Jon Stewart will present the honor during the live telecast on ABC. (more...)

LA Premiere of OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY Debuts at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Actor and pianist Hershey Felder returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) for the Los Angeles premiere of Our Great Tchaikovsky, beginning Wednesday, July 19 through Sunday, August 6. Directed by Felder collaborator Trevor Hay, Hershey Felder's Our Great Tchaikovsky is a time-bending tale of music, politics and one of the world's most beloved composers. (more...)

Ross Petty Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL THE FAMILY MUSICAL WITH A SCROOGE LOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Ross Petty Productions has announced the 2017 holiday musical-the world premiere of a brand-new title-A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE FAMILY MUSICAL WITH A SCROOGE LOOSE! (more...)

MDA announces On-Orbit Satellite Servicing business formation and contract awards for spacecraft and first life extension customer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

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Raleigh Announce + Share Frank Ocean Cover 'Ivy' Cassingle
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Calgary quartet, RALEIGH, has announced a double A-Side cassingle release featuring a cover of the Frank Ocean song, “Ivy”, backed with what will be The First single from their upcoming third LP, “Costume Party”, due to arrive on July 21. The band has shared a video for “Ivy” (more...)

Nigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

After nearly 20 years leading the internationally focused Lincoln Center Festival, Director Nigel Redden announced today that the 2017 Festival will be his last. He will step down in September to concentrate on the artistic expansion of the annual Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina, where he serves as general director, as well as other global artistic projects. (more...)

K-Limited Carrier Achieves 43 Percent Improvement in CSA Unsafe Driving BASIC Following Implementation of SmartDrive Platform
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

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Free, Epic Art Collaboration Headed to Navy Pier This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Navy Pier, Chicago's mission-driven cultural district, has commissioned world-renowned contemporary artist Nick Cave and international architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang for Here Hear Chicago, a new site-specific project that incorporates art, design and performance. (more...)

Nao Tsurumaki Named Executive Director of Garden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Nao Tsurumaki, who launched his theater career in Central Florida 16 years ago, will lead Winter Garden's historic Garden Theatre into the next decade as executive director, the theater's board of directors announced today. (more...)

SundanceTV & BBC One Announce Casting for Six-Part Drama Series THE SPLIT
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

All-new drama THE SPLIT begins production in the UK next week with Nicola Walker (River, Last Tango in Halifax) leading the acclaimed ensemble cast alongside Meera Syal (Goodness Gracious Me), Stephen Mangan (Episodes), Fiona Button (Lip Service), Deborah Findlay (Leaving), Annabel Scholey (Being Human) and Barry Atsma (Hector and the Search for Happiness). (more...)

FSLC Announces 'Shot by Carlo Di Palma, From Rome to New York', Coming This July
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Shot by Carlo Di Palma, From Rome to New York, a retrospective of the late cinematographer, July 28 - August 3. (more...)

VIDEO: Official Trailer for THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Has Arrived ft. New Music from Pasek & Paul!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Ladies and Gentlemen, Twentieth Century Fox has shared The First look at the bold and original new musical, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN! Check out the official trailer below! (more...)

Young Immigrant Hamilton Tour to Stop at Kean's Liberty Hall for CelebrateHAMILTON 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University is once again part of the annual CelebrateHAMILTON program, organized by the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society to celebrate the life and legacy of the Founding Father and first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. Liberty Hall Museum will be part of the Young Immigrant Hamilton Tour on Thursday, July 6 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The tour explores historic sites associated with Hamilton's time in the Elizabethtown, New Jersey area as a young preparatory school student. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Will Derek Hough Dance His Way to Broadway?
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld recently chatted with Derek Hough about his new series World of Dance. Hough also talked about his recent role as Corny Collins on Hairspray Live! and the possibility of coming to Broadway. (more...)

Capitol Records And UMe Celebrate Legendary Artist Steve Miller '50'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

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Roskilde Festival To Open With Groundbreaking Brain Experiment
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Ten thousands of people will eyewitness a groundbreaking experiment when multi-platinum-winning Danish band Phlake opens Orange Stage tonight. They are given the opportunity to look directly into the brain of a fan when Phlake performs their smashhit Pregnant. The experiment is part of the Music Against Drugs campaign and is intended to show young people that the influence of music may be sufficient in itself. (more...)

Austin Film Fest to Honor Playwright Kenneth Lonergan as 2017 Distinguished Screenwriter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference (AFF), the premier festival that champions the writers' contributions to film, television, and new media, released today its 2017 Distinguished Screenwriter, Kenneth Lonergan. (more...)

UK Tour Dates Announced For MEDEA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

This autumn UK audiences will have The First opportunity to witness the English language premiere of Jean Rene Lemoine's reimagining of the classic story of passion and revenge Medea. (more...)

TV & West End Star Ali Cook Announces UK Magic Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The star of West End magic marvels and big screen spectacles, Ali Cook, has announced a new UK tour for his critically acclaimed comedy magic show Principles of Deception. (more...)

Writers Avenue Opens New Season at The Courtyard in Hoxton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

WRITERS AVENUE, founded by its visionary Artistic Director, Sandra Thompson-Quartey (left), specialises in finding, developing and producing compelling new plays, supporting new writers and staging their work.  The company recently moved into its new HQ at The Courtyard Theatre in Shoreditch, east London. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Sultry Stars of CABARET at Serenbe Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Serenbe Playhouse, recipient of the prestigious American Theatre Wing grant, and recently honored with the most Suzi Bass Awards for a musical in Atlanta (Miss Saigon), will present CABARET, by Joe Masteroff and John Kander and Fred Ebb. Directed by Brian Clowdus, the show opens on August 3rd and runs to August 27th. CABARET will be produced at The Open Air Room in Serenbe. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Pierce Brosnan Eager to Show Off Vocal Chops Again in MAMMA MIA Sequel
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

In a new interview with USA Today, Pierce Brosnan reveals he is eager to show off his vocal chops once again in the recently announced sequel MAMMA MIA!: HERE WE GO AGAIN. The actor portrayed Sam Carmichael in the original 2008 big screen adaptation of the stage musical. (more...)

20th Anniversary of BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Celebrated With Immersive Products
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

This year marks the 20th anniversary of BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER 's television debut. Since its premiere, the beloved series has been cherished for its powerful storytelling, quippy dialogue, and unique take on love, loss, and friendship. (more...)

BWW Review: HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE IN CONCERT Will Make You Believe in Magic
by Taylor Long - Jun 28, 2017

Has Harry Potter reached cult classic level yet? It certainly seemed to last night. Presented by the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts and Attila Glatz Concert Productions, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Justin Freer) was joined by the Women's Chorus from Amadeus Choir and the Elmer Iseler Singers to present HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE IN CONCERT. Performing to an adoring crowd of hardcore fans, the Sony Centre was buzzing with Potter-mania. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Monday, July 10, 2017
by - Jun 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, July 10, 2017! (more...)

Amazon Prime Video to Be Exclusive Premium Subscription Home for CBS's SALVATION
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

CBS announced today a content licensing agreement with Amazon for the Network's new summer series SALVATION. The serialized suspense thriller follows a tech superstar and an MIT grad student who bring a Pentagon official a staggering discovery - that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth. (more...)

5th Annual Miller Lite Tap The Future' Live Pitch Tour Kicks Off In Search Of Original Business Ideas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Miller Lite is in search of entrepreneurs who are committed to growing their business. For the fifth year, the Miller Lite Tap the Future business competition will hit the road for a Live Pitch tour. The five-city tour will feature twenty-five semifinalists eager to take their business to the next level. (more...)

National Ice Cream Month News: Ben & Jerry's Top Ten Flavors Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Ben & Jerry's fans look forward to this time of year with hopeful anticipation and visions of a sweet, too-fleeting season. No, it's not summerit's National Ice Cream Month, celebrated every year in July. This year, ice cream aficionados have new and flavorful ways to get the most of their favorite holiday month. Here's a look at 2017's ice cream highlights. (more...)

Abt Associates Wins USAID Award for Small Business Partnership Success
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

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Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff & More Attend YOUNGER Season Four Premiere Party
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 28, 2017

The cast of TV Land's YOUNGER celebrated at Season 4 premiere party at Mr. Purple on in New York City last night, Tuesday, June 27th. The new season premieres tonight on TV Land. Check out photos of the cast below! (more...)

BWW Review: Michael Feinstein and Friends Pay Homage to 'The First Lady of Song' in the Exceptional ELLA ON MY MIND
by Jamara Wakefield - Jun 28, 2017

The world fell in love with Ella Fitzgerald in her six-decade career. Michael Feinstein conjured this unending love for Fitzgerald at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center in his final JAZZ & POPULAR SONG concert of the 2017 season with ELLA ON MY MIND. (more...)

City Parks Foundation Announces SummerStage Concert Featuring Renowned Cuban Artist Silvio Rodr'guez for his first visit to New York City in seven years
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

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Natalie Weiss, Trey Ellett, and English Bernhardt to Join Joan Vazquez at his Feinstein's/54 Below Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Spanish performer Joan Vazquez will make his New York City debut with 'Something's Coming - a Sondheim tribute' at the renowned 54 Below on Wednesday 5th July at 9.30pm. (more...)

Regi Releases Brand New Single 'Where Did You Go (Summer Love)'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The year 2017 is looking to be an iconic summer for Belgian's leading DJ and music producer Regi. His single “Should Have Been There” is taking Germany by storm resulting a top 50 German Spotify ranking and close to 10.000.000 plays. Next steps are planned now towards full radio promotion and DJ performances. (more...)

MTT and the New World Symphony's 2017-18 Season Celebrates 30 Years of Training the Next Generation of Classical Musicians
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

With the launch of its 2017-18 season this fall, the New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), led by Co-Founder and Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), celebrates 30 years as the nation's most innovative training ground for the next generation of classical musicians, preparing its resident Fellows for professional careers through an experiential curriculum of hands-on training, live performance, and audience interaction. (more...)

VIDEO: Andy Grammer Releases New Lyric Video for 'Give Love' ft. Lunchmoney Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Acclaimed multi-platinum pop singer and songwriter Andy Grammer releases his NEW single “Give Love” featuring LunchMoney Lewis today. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Jessica Fostekew
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 28, 2017

BWW speaks to comedian Jessica Fostekew about her 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show The Silence of the Nans. (more...)

Granddaughter of Silent Film Superstar Harold Lloyd to Make an Appearance at CAPA Presentation of THE FRESHMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Opened in 1928, the lavish Ohio Theatre was built to be a movie house, complete with an extravagant theatre organ to provide the soundtrack of the day's silent films. On July 20 and 21, the Ohio returns to its roots with the CAPA Summer Movie Series presentation of silent film The Freshman starring Harold Lloyd. (more...)

Peterborough Players Present the New Hampshire Premiere of CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Science and romance collide in this unusual love story that's delighted audiences in New York and London. A spellbinding journey begins with a simple encounter between a man and a woman: Marianne and Roland. (more...)

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