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302 W. 45th St.

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Gloucester Stage Company Presents New England Premiere of THE TOTALITARIANS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 37th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with the New England premiere of Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's The Totalitarians from September 1 through September 24 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Gloucester Stage Managing Director Jeff Zinn makes his Gloucester Stage directing debut with this off-the-wall-satire of the zany world of politics. Peter Sinn Nachtrieb has written a not-so-tall-tale of an oligarchic takeover led by a Palinesque Manchurian candidate, and possibly thwarted by a hapless one-man commando squad…in Nebraska? This raucous dark comedy about the state of modern political discourse, modern relationships, and how easy it is to believe truths without facts features a cast of GSC veterans Amanda Collins and Lewis D. Wheeler, and GSC newcomers Breean Julian and Alex Portenko. According to Director Zinn, "As we all watch, with our jaws dropped, the daily excesses of candidates and hear the commentators remark, 'you can't make this stuff up,' I am incredibly grateful to Peter Nachtreib for 'making stuff up' that rises to the occasion. Some may find the humor in The Totalitarians outrageous, but in this political moment I believe outrage is exactly what we need." (more...)

Samsung Launches Two New Curved Gaming Monitors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

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Jonnathan Strawthorne Releases 'THE CAUSALITY OF TIME'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

'THE CAUSALITY OF TIME' (published by Trafford Publishing) by author Jonnathan Strawthorne is a story of antiquity forgotten by most people of this twenty first century however the hopes, dreams and aspirations of the characters are no less poignant for today. Has 3,000 years truly changed the nature of man? Have the questions humanity asked through millennia been answered? (more...)

Nancy Bromley Announces Release of 'Away in a Stable'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

Author, Nancy Bromley, recognizes that the story of the Nativity has been retold in multiple forms for centuries. Inspired by the works of Jill Eggleton and Julia Donaldson, Bromley retells the Christmas story using elements of rhyme, repetition and prediction in 'Away in a Stable' (published by Trafford Publishing). (more...)

LET THERE BE LIGHT: Lighting Designer Neil Austin On Collaboration, Storytelling and CURSED CHILD
by Marianka Swain - Aug 28, 2016

The second instalment of LET THERE BE LIGHT, our new series showcasing some of Britain's best theatrical lighting designers, focuses on Neil Austin. His diverse body of work ranges from productions at National Theatre and collaborations with directors like Howard Davies and Michael Grandage to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. (more...)

Michel-Pierre Huppé Writes SONGS TO THE WISE ONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

Michel-Pierre Huppé announces the release of his new book, 'Songs to the Wise 1,' (published by Xlibris) an enthralling and evocative publication that offers readers an upsurge of profound knowledge, practical skills and all-around expertise in a condensed and memorable style. (more...)

Kenon Provides Updates on IC Power's Cerro del Aguila and Samay I plants
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

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Enping Advanced Microphone Manufacturing Hub Gives Competitive Edge to Audio Equipment Industry in Pearl River Delta
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

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THE RISE AND INEVITABLE FALL OF LUCAS PETIT To Tour Across Scotland
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 27, 2016

A truly unremarkable man and a chance encounter with a stranger, that may or may not be God, is the focus of a brand new production opening at Macrobert Arts Centre this September (more...)

BWW Interview: Lauren Samuels On Sisterhood, Sexual Liberation and VANITIES
by Marianka Swain - Aug 27, 2016

Lauren Samuels became a household name thanks to BBC reality show Over the Rainbow, and has since had starring roles in Bend It Like Beckham, Grease and We Will Rock You in the West End and The Last Five Years at Tabard Theatre. Now, she's joining Ashleigh Gray and Lizzy Connolly in the European debut of American show Vanities: The Musical at Trafalgar Studios, directed and choreographed by Racky Plews. It follows the travails of three friends as they go from from cheerleading and sororities to jobs, families and hard-won wisdom. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016 - PHOTOBLOG: BWW at the Fringe
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 27, 2016

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue shares her photos from her time at this years Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dorothy Bishop brings The Dozen Divas Show to the Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 27, 2016

The Dozen Divas (Dorothy Bishop) performed at at the Metropolitan Room last night and Broadwayworld was there.  This was a special show to celebrate the birthday of Sandra McFarland and all the  divas present came wrapped up in one person: international performer and 'America's Got Talent' finalist Dorothy Bishop. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2016

The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at brand new highlights of the show below! (more...)

BWW Review: PHANTOM Dazzles At Dutch Apple
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 27, 2016

Don't mistake Yeston and Kopit's PHANTOM for the show on Broadway. It's smaller, smarter, and in this production, better. You'll get your boat, your chandelier, and some real human depth. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2016

Dennis Zacek and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., are presenting CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., written and performed by two-time Tony nominee and Emmy winner Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson Jr. and Dennis Zacek. The cast also includes Kimberly Lawson and Donica Lynn. (more...)

Along the Way Productions presents BCC: ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2016

Along the Way Productions announces the company's inaugural project, BCC: Romeo&Juliet, will showcase Monday, September 26th at 7:30 PM at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont). Granted funding support from Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Along the Way's Founding Artist Amanda Jane Long directs the experimental project. (more...)

THE BRADLEY THEODORE EXPERIENCE Exhibition to Open This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The Bradley Theodore Experience will be on view at ACA Galleries from September 15th through October 29th, 2016. The public opening celebration will be held on Thursday, September 15th from 6 to 8 p.m. (more...)

The Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The Iridium has announced its lineup (as of August 26) for this season, including the just-added THE RIES BROTHERS with special guest Vini 'Mad Dog' Lopez on August 31. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's SEMINAR to Make OC Premiere at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Anaheim's official resident theater company, Chance Theater is pleased to produce the Orange County premiere of Seminar. (more...)

Comedian Don Barnhart to Get Down and Dirty at The D in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Beginning Sept 8th, award-winning comedian Don Barnhart begins a residency at Jokesters Comedy Club at The D Casino Hotel in Las Vegas. (more...)

The Plan Collection Shares 4 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Back to School
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

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MainStreet Theatre Company's 11th Season to Open with STUART LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

MainStreet Theatre Company, which was recently included in American Theatre Magazine's list of '20 Theatres you should take your kids to', is happy to announce the cast and creative team for Stuart Little -- The First show of its 11th Season. (more...)

Music About Love And Friendship Inspires Joshua Bell And Steven Isserlis On New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Violinist Joshua Bell and cellist Steven Isserlis are joined by two acclaimed musical forces - pianist Jeremy Denk and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, of which Bell is Music Director - in a landmark joint recording,For the Love of Brahms(Sony Classical).  Available September 30, 2016, the new album is a unique project that features works of Brahms and Schumann that Bell calls 'music about love and friendship.' (more...)

Scandinavian American Theater Company Will Present a New York Tribute to Ingmar Bergman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

On Monday, August 29th 2016, Scandinavian American Theater Company (SATC) will present a New York tribute to Ingmar Bergman with a staged reading of "Scenes from a Marriage" in a 2014-adaptation by American playwright, director and Obie Award winner Emily Mann. (more...)

Roberto Iarussi Will Perform at The Sergio Franchi Music Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Roberto Iarussi is a classically trained singer whose extraordinary vocal talent, and musical sensibilities enable him to perform across a wide variety of musical genres. Though recognized as an Opera Singer, the second generation Italo American found his inspiration from great singers of many different musical styles, most notably Barbra Streisand, to whom Iarussi dedicates his recently completed milestone recording, entitled 'I BELIEVE' which was recorded with London Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

Gettysburg Community Theatre Hosts Free After School Program For Kids
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within The First block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will be starting a FREE After School Program at GCT for students in 1st-8th Grades. The program will begin September 5th and if enough students sign up, the program will be held Mondays through Thursdays between the hours of 2:30-6pm. Email Chad@GettysburgCommunityTheatre.org for the application to sign up for this FREE program. (more...)

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble Presents First Ever Opera at Chicago Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble will present The Filthy Habit, The First opera ever performed at the Chicago Fringe Festival, opening Saturday, September 3rd at 7 pm with additional performances on Monday, September 5th at 2:30 pm and Friday, September 9th at 8:30 pm. All performance will take place at the CCJP Meeting Hall at 5320 W. Giddings, in Jefferson Park. Tickets are $10. (more...)

Nashville Ballet Sparkles to Life with CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Nashville Ballet brings the magical fairytale Cinderella to life September 16-18, 2016, at TPAC's Polk Theater as the opening performance of its 2016-2017 season. The family friendly classical ballet features a Cinderella who's not afraid to take fate into her own hands, two stepsisters hilariously played by men and an adorable youth cast of 5 to 7 year olds. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Janet Morris of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at Mind's Eye Theatre Company
by Taylor Clemons - Aug 26, 2016

Director Janet Morris takes a minute to discuss Louisville's first community theater production of the Peter Pan prequel! (more...)

Northern Power Systems Provides Update Regarding Filing of Disclosure Documents
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

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North American Debut of Original Compositions to be Performed in Concert by Nicolas Mazmanian
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Award-winning French composer and pianist Nicolas Mazmanian will give his first piano recital in North America, French Reflections on the American Dream, at the Colburn School's Mayman Hall in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday, September 9, 2016. The program features Mazmanian's original classical compositions for piano, which invite the audience into a world of fantasy, dreams, and inner romanticism. Mazmanian's accessible melodic music reflects the strong influence of French, Armenian, and American composers. (more...)

Musical Theatre West's Reiner Reader's Series Presents LI'L ABNER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series (RRS) continues its 2015-16 season with Li'l Abner, Sunday, August 28, 7pm at the University Theatre at Cal State University, Long Beach.  Tickets are now on sale at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office, by calling (562) 856-1999 ext. 4.  Advance general admission tickets for this one-night-only performance are $27 in advance or $32 on the day of the performance.  Seating is general admission. For tickets or more information, call Musical Theatre West at (562) 856-1999, ext. 4 or go to www.musical.org. (more...)

Venetia Partners LLC Announces Glen Meakem as Advisory Board Member
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

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THE MAGIC PARLOUR to Return to The House Theatre of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The House Theatre of Chicago announces the return of Dennis Watkins in The Magic Parlour, at the Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe, for an open run starting September 2. (more...)

BOYS' NIGHT: An All-Male Cirquelesque Revue Continues at The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Created and produced by Ben Franklin,  Jason Mejias, Joshua Dean and Mr. Gorgeous, this "All-Male Cirquelesque Revue" is celebrating four years of playful and saucy extravaganzas showcasing the arts of circus and burlesque. (more...)

AT&T Performing Arts Center & Dallas Theater Center Partner to Offer Open Captioning
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

AT&T Performing Arts Center (AT&T PAC) and Dallas Theater Center (DTC) today announced a collaboration with Theatre Development Fund (TDF) to provide, for The First time, open captioning services at select upcoming productions in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre and Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

VIDEO: Stage Vet Lily Rabe in New Trailer for MISS STEVENS Indie Film
by Movies News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Stage favorite Lily Rabe stars in the upcoming independent film MISS STEVENS, directed by Julia Hart and co-written by Hart and Jordan Horowitz. The AMERICAN HORROR STORY alum takes on the title role in the comedy focused on a teacher who chaperones a group of high schoolers to a state drama competition. Check out the official trailer below! (more...)

BWW Preview: Desert Rose Playhouse, with Ten Desert Star Nominations, Discusses its Upcoming Season
by Audrey Liebross - Aug 26, 2016

Desert Rose Playhouse, the Coachella Valley's 501(c)(3) LGBT-oriented theatre, has received ten nominations for the Desert Theatre League's 2016 Desert Star awards, for three different shows: the drama, ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART ONE, and the comedies, COCK and LOOT. This season, Desert Rose plans to present a largely light-hearted lineup. (more...)

Gay Men's Health Crisis to Honor HAMILTON's Javier Munoz with 2016 Howard Ashman Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will honor Javier Muñoz, Broadway star in the lead role in 'Hamilton: An American Musical,' with the 2016 Howard Ashman Award, for his activism in the fight against HIV/AIDS. (more...)

LA Opera Sets Live Simulcasts of MACBETH in South Gate and Santa Monica
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

General Director Plácido Domingo announced today that the company's third season of annual live simulcasts will expand to two locations this year. (more...)

A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE to Play the Plaza Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Julie Johnson stars as America's favorite country music sweetheart in Dean Regan's musical tribute, "A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline." (more...)

THE KING OF EAST JABIP to Make World Premiere at The Eagle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Broadway is currently enjoying the open run of several smash hits, most of which received an "out-of-town tryout". Could Hammonton be the Big Apple's hottest new playground?On September 9th Eagle Theatre opens their first mainstage WORLD PREMIERE, THE KING OF EAST JABIP, written by local playwright Kelly McCarthy, starring her father, Barrymore Award Winner, legend of stage and screen, Tom McCarthy. (more...)

Flow Salutes Caribbean Athletes and Region With Ground Breaking Coverage of the Olympic Games
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

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IRATION Announces Fall Tour Dates for Latest Album HOTTING UP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION will bring the heat to various cities throughout the U.S. this fall as they continue to support their latest album, HOTTING UP. The band recently revealed a slew of tour dates--featuring a mix of headlining shows and festival appearances--throughout September, October and November. (more...)

GUESS and Republic Records Team to Launch GUESS Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

GUESS, the global lifestyle brand famous for its iconic ad campaigns and trendsetting denim has teamed up with the nation's #1 record label and industry market share leader Republic Records to co-create GUESS Music. (more...)

YOUNG THE GIANT Concert Special Airs Tonight on AUDIENCE Network
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network concert special 'YOUNG THE GIANT' airing Friday, August 26, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114). The indie-rock group stopped by Red Studios in Los Angeles for a concert and intimate interview with Ted Stryker. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE HUMANS' Arian Moayed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

In this week's edition, we caught up with Arian Moayed, who stars as 'Richard Saad' in THE HUMANS, playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (more...)

Writer and Rider Craig Johnson to Speak at Writers in the Loft
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Looking for a mystery? Longing for the West? Bikers, are you looking to add a stop on your group ride?  Cruise through Portsmouth, NH, on Sept 14 to hear bestselling author and biker Craig Johnson talk about his latest book in the popular Longmire series (on A&E/Netflix, also in bookstores). (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Vereen of STEPPIN' OUT at The Hillman Center For Performing Arts and So Much More
by Mike Mekus - Aug 26, 2016

The legendary artist discusses everything from Steppin' Out and the Rocky Horror Picture Show, Pittsburgh, the political scene, Diabetes, and so much more. (more...)

Director Caatje van Leeuwen's Cinema Collaboratorium to Sponsor 12th Annual LA Femme Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Caatje van Leeuwen is a Dutch-born filmmaker who is dedicated to creating motion pictures that tell inspiring, slice of life stories that weave larger social issues with intimate glimpses into the relationships of everyday people. (more...)

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