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Wanda Sykes Headlines Treasure Island TonightWanda Sykes Headlines Treasure Island Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

One of Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America, Wanda Sykes brings her uproarious stand up comedy to the Treasure Island Theatre, tonight, September 25 at 9 p.m. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright Frank D. Gilroy Dies at Age 89Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright Frank D. Gilroy Dies at Age 89
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Playwright Frank D. Gilroy, whose 1964 Broadway debut, THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES was the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony and a Drama Critics' Circle Award, passed away on Saturday (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

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SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Opens This Month at Ogunquit PlayhouseSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Opens This Month at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Get out your boogie shoes and head to the disco with the mega-musical Saturday Night Fever on stage at the Ogunquit Playhouse from September 23 to October 25. This high-energy show features the Bee Gees electrifying chart-topping score along with astounding and dazzling choreography by Broadway choreographer Richard Hinds. The stage musical is based on the 1977 film that became a cultural phenomenon and cemented the Bee Gees as disco era icons and catapulted John Travolta to mega-stardom. The musical includes the hits "Stayin' Alive," "How Deep is Your Love," "More Than a Woman," "You Should Be Dancing," and more! (more...)

The Nerdery Creates Culture-Focused Employee Review Software for Threads, Launches HR Game-Changing WebsiteThe Nerdery Creates Culture-Focused Employee Review Software for Threads, Launches HR Game-Changing Website
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

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Jennifer Lopez to Host and Perform on 2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS on ABCJennifer Lopez to Host and Perform on 2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS on ABC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Billboard.com reports that Jennifer Lopez is set to host and perform at the American Music Awards on Nov. 22. (more...)

Iron Gaming Creates Next Generation App to Revolutionize the Gaming IndustryIron Gaming Creates Next Generation App to Revolutionize the Gaming Industry
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

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Chattanooga Doctor Becomes First 10 Gig Residential Customer in the WorldChattanooga Doctor Becomes First 10 Gig Residential Customer in the World
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

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Chattanooga Doctor Becomes First 10 Gig Residential Customer in the WorldChattanooga Doctor Becomes First 10 Gig Residential Customer in the World
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

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Adam Levine & Maroon 5 in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 50 Halftime ShowAdam Levine & Maroon 5 in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

E! News reports exclusively reveal that Levine and his band, Maroon 5, have had extensive talks about performing during halftime of SUPER BOWL 50 in 2016. (more...)

Victoria Clark to Host NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE; Cabaret Lineups CompleteVictoria Clark to Host NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE; Cabaret Lineups Complete
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the cast for the SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE and the SONGWRITERS CABARET at the 27th ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS on Thursday, October 15 and Friday, October 16. Both events take place at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). In person registration for industry members will be available on Thursday at 9:30 AM at New World Stages (340 West 50 Street). (Please note the admission process for each event in the individual descriptions.) (more...)

Queen - A Night At The Odeon - Hammersmith 1975 Multi Format to Be Released 11/20Queen - A Night At The Odeon - Hammersmith 1975 Multi Format to Be Released 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

December 24, 1975. London's Hammersmith Odeon. Onstage at this legendary venue the four members of Queen are bringing to a close a ground-breaking show, transmitted live on BBC TV (more...)

A CHARLES DICKENS CHRISTMAS Set for Winter Rhythms Festival at Urban Stages, 12/10 & 12A CHARLES DICKENS CHRISTMAS Set for Winter Rhythms Festival at Urban Stages, 12/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

WINTER RHYTHMS, the annual festival and fundraising event produced by Urban Stages Theater in New York City, will present a concert version of A CHARLES DICKENS CHRISTMAS, a family musical about Charles Dickens's personal struggles with writing A Christmas Carol. Through an unexpected 'muse,' Dickens comes to understand his own troubled youth, ultimately learning the true meaning of Christmas and finding the inspiration for this immortal holiday classic. The concert will take place on December 10 and 12, 2015. (more...)

Fulton Theatre's ELF Runs Through January 3Fulton Theatre's ELF Runs Through January 3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

The Fulton Theatre kicks off the holiday season with the musical comedy and treat for the entire family, Elf, November 17th through January 3rd. As 'Buddy' says in the script, 'The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear,' there are many joyful tunes throughout the production, including 'SparkleJollyTwinkleJingley,' 'A Christmas Song,' 'The Story of Buddy the Elf,' and more! (more...)

Moonlighting and Local Media Consortium Announce Strategic PartnershipMoonlighting and Local Media Consortium Announce Strategic Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

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BWW Interview: Jon Robyns On CHITTY, MEMPHIS And More!BWW Interview: Jon Robyns On CHITTY, MEMPHIS And More!
by Carrie Dunn - Nov 17, 2015

We talk to Jon Robyns about taking on the iconic leading role in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as well as his work as alternate Huey in Memphis! (more...)

As Work-Life Balance Becomes Top Priority, More Americans Voluntarily Seek Part-Time Work, RecruitiFi Survey FindsAs Work-Life Balance Becomes Top Priority, More Americans Voluntarily Seek Part-Time Work, RecruitiFi Survey Finds
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

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BWW Review: Rousing New 42ND STREET Tour Dazzles OC with Its Fancy FootworkBWW Review: Rousing New 42ND STREET Tour Dazzles OC with Its Fancy Footwork
by Michael L. Quintos - Nov 16, 2015

Need a pick-me-up from a bad day? Aching to smile heartily through a pleasantly peppy stage musical? Then you need not look further than the rousing, just-launched new touring production of the Tony Award-winning hit 42ND STREET, now currently entertaining audiences at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through November 22. Earnestly cheerful and unabashedly optimistic, this feel-good, all-singing, all-dancing 1980 stage adaptation of Busby Berkeley's classic 1933 movie musical is back on the road in a brand new, non-Equity national tour directed by co-writer Mark Bramble, who earned a Tony nomination for directing the Tony-winning 2001 Broadway revival. Aside from its Broadway-caliber creative aspects, this new tour succeeds tremendously thanks to its young, energetic, and incredibly likable ensemble cast that brings vim and vigor to the aging Great-Great-Grand-Daddy of all backstage musicals. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

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Fiverr Secures $60 Million in New Financing to Remove the Final Barriers to Bringing the Freelance Economy Online Fiverr Secures $60 Million in New Financing to Remove the Final Barriers to Bringing the Freelance Economy Online
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

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Bobby Steggert, Mara Davi and More to Lead Cast of Goodspeed's MY PARISBobby Steggert, Mara Davi and More to Lead Cast of Goodspeed's MY PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Discover the story of Toulouse-Lautrec, the man whose art evoked the spirit of a changing society. Experience the vibrant nightlife of turn-of-the-20th century Paris and meet the characters who inspired Toulouse-Lautrec's most provocative and unforgettable paintings.  My Paris will run July 23 through August 16 at the Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)

Beauty in the Breakdown Celebrates SCOTUS Ruling With Release of 'Deep Love'Beauty in the Breakdown Celebrates SCOTUS Ruling With Release of 'Deep Love'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015

Electro Pop breakouts and longtime marriage equality advocates Beauty in the Breakdown celebrate today's landmark Supreme Court decision with the release of their latest single, 'Deep Love' from their best-selling debut EP, 'Neon.' (more...)

Scoop: CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION on CBS - Sunday, July 12, 2015Scoop: CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION on CBS - Sunday, July 12, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jun 25, 2015

Get all the scoop on CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, airing on CBS on Sunday, July 12, 2015! (more...)

BWW EXCLUSIVE: Russell Howard Talks NYC Stand-Up Gig, Comedy Central Series & MoreBWW EXCLUSIVE: Russell Howard Talks NYC Stand-Up Gig, Comedy Central Series & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 22, 2015

Today we are talking to one of the top stand-up comedians in the UK who will be bringing his unique brand of comedy to NYC for a special show later this week at the Gramercy Theatre, the animated and hilarious Russell Howard. Outlining what audiences can expect from his new gig as well as touching upon some of his previous experiences playing to American audiences, the white-hot Brit stand-up shares stories from the road and also from his home country where he currently wows crowds weekly with a hit stand-up comedy series RUSSELL HOWARD'S STAND-UP CENTRAL. Additionally, Howard reveals some of his biggest comedy influences, reflects on the worldwide impact of legendary comedienne Joan Rivers and much more in this exclusive chat. (more...)

Dan Patlansky to Play London Borderline Show, 12/5Dan Patlansky to Play London Borderline Show, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

After taking the UK by storm in April of this year, critically acclaimed South African singer-songwriter and guitarist, Dan Patlansky is pleased to announce a one-off concert at London's The Borderline on Saturday December 5, with special guest Aaron Keylock.  Tickets priced at ?14 are on sale now from The Gig Cartel, and the 24-hour ticket hotline 0844 478 0898.  The London Borderline show follows his special guest slot on Joe Satriani's “Shockwave” November 2015 UK Tour. (more...)

Foo Fighters Forced to Cancel Remainder of European Tour: Dave Grohl Issues Message to FansFoo Fighters Forced to Cancel Remainder of European Tour: Dave Grohl Issues Message to Fans
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Due to injuries sustained in Dave Grohl's fall from the stage during Foo Fighters' June 12 show at Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden, doctors have required the cancellation of the remainder of the band's dates in the UK and Europe. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

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Broadway San Jose's BOOK OF MORMON is Heavenly Now thru July 12Broadway San Jose's BOOK OF MORMON is Heavenly Now thru July 12
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - Jul 2, 2015

The BOOK OF MORMON is holding court at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts now through July 12! (more...)

Scoop: CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION on CBS - Tonight, July 12, 2015Scoop: CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION on CBS - Tonight, July 12, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jul 12, 2015

Get all the scoop on CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, airing on CBS tonight, July 12, 2015! (more...)

THE FRIDAY FIVE: Four from ACCC's BRING IT ON, THE MUSICALTHE FRIDAY FIVE: Four from ACCC's BRING IT ON, THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 10, 2015

Inspired by BroadwayWorld.com's Friday Six, welcome to BroadwayWorld Nashville's latest installment of The Friday Five: five questions designed to help you learn more about the talented people you'll find onstage throughout the Volunteer state. Today, we introduce you to four cast members from Arts Center of Cannon County's production of Bring It On, The Musical, opening tonight in Woodbury. Here's your chance to get to know Cheyenne Clark, Shawna Rayford, Allison Hall and Kyle Henry from Bring It On, The Musical…then you can make your reservations to catch the show, which runs at ACCC through July 25. (more...)

NBC Cancels AMERICAN ODYSSEY After One SeasonNBC Cancels AMERICAN ODYSSEY After One Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Although there has been no official announcement, cast and creators of NBC's AMERICAN ODYSSEY used social media to share the news that NBC has cancelled the show after one season.  (more...)

Music Nights at Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre with The Swing Collective, Brynn, 0:9 and Lance HermanMusic Nights at Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre with The Swing Collective, Brynn, 0:9 and Lance Herman
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The Alexander Bar and Cafe has announced an eclectic music programme for their Upstairs Theatre in January. The Alexander Upstairs will rock to the sounds of swing, pop, jazz, folk, contemporary classical music and EDM in four different concerts. (more...)

Lifetime to Premiere New Series LITTLE WOMEN: ATLANTA, 1/27Lifetime to Premiere New Series LITTLE WOMEN: ATLANTA, 1/27
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Lifetime's popular Little Women franchise heads south with LITTLE WOMEN: ATLANTA (#LittleWomenAtlanta) premiering Wednesday, January 27, at 10pm PT/ET (more...)

Dave Douglas & Uri Caine and the Don Byron New Gospel Quintet Set for McCullough Theatre, 1/22Dave Douglas & Uri Caine and the Don Byron New Gospel Quintet Set for McCullough Theatre, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Texas Performing Arts presents DIVINE SPARK jazz masters of spiritual music, featuring Dave Douglas & Uri Caine, and The Don Byron New Gospel Quintet on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 8:00 PM at McCullough Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Wayne RogersPhoto Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Wayne Rogers
by Walter McBride - Jan 3, 2016

Known best for a recurring role as John McIntyre on M*A*S*H, Rogers passed away on December 31, 3015 from complications from pneumonia in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 82. Below, BroadwayWorld takes a look back at this accomplished performer's career. Check out the photo flashback below! (more...)

MANN... AND WIFE, Starring Zachary Prince, Opens Tonight at Lyric Theatre of OklahomaMANN... AND WIFE, Starring Zachary Prince, Opens Tonight at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma presents its first production of the 2016 season, MANN... AND WIFE. This world premiere musical, running tonight, February 3, through February 21 at Lyric's Plaza Theatre, is the third musical to have its first full production at Lyric in the past three years. Written by Douglas J. Cohen and Dan Elish, and based on Elish's novel Nine Wives, the musical is produced in partnership with Larry Hirschhorn and Jayson Raitt. (more...)

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma Announces MANN… AND WIFE Cast, Creative TeamLyric Theatre of Oklahoma Announces MANN… AND WIFE Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma announces the cast and creative team of its first production of the 2016 season, MANN… AND WIFE. This world premiere musical, running February 3 through 21 at Lyric's Plaza Theatre, is the third musical to have its first full production at Lyric in the past three years. Written by Douglas J. Cohen and Dan Elish, and based on Elish's novel Nine Wives, the musical is produced in partnership with Larry Hirschhorn and Jayson Raitt. (more...)

Davis & Cohen's BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL to Premiere at Berkeley Playhouse This WinterDavis & Cohen's BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL to Premiere at Berkeley Playhouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Berkeley Playhouse will present the world premiere of BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL, with lyrics and book by Cheryl L. Davis (2009 Writers' Guild Award winner and Daytime Emmy Award nominee for As the World Turns), composed by Douglas J. Cohen (2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics for Off-Broadway's Children's Letters to God, Richard Rodgers Grants and the Gilman & Conzalez-Falla Theatre Foundation Award for Off-Broadway's No Way to Treat a Lady), and conceived by Founding Artistic Director Elizabeth McKoy (developer of new musical theatre works for Berkeley Playhouse including: Born And Raised, Bravado, and Just So Stories). (more...)

Main Street Festivals to Feature Readings of Three New MusicalsMain Street Festivals to Feature Readings of Three New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Produced in association with Temple University, and now in its second year, Main Street Festivals, is a national initiative that presents annual readings of new musicals in cities across the United States over the course of a year. Temple is hosting the 2015 plays January 16 and 17 in the Randall Theatre, Temple University School of Theater, Film and Media Arts, 1301 W. Norris St. Tickets cost $15 and are available online at www.mainstreetfestivals.org/philadelphia.html. (more...)

Breaking! Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Starring Lauren Molina, Announces Full CastBreaking! Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Starring Lauren Molina, Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright will fill the Allen Theatre as Cleveland Play House's (CPH) Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of Little Shop of Horrors. Hearkening back to its very first productions in 1915 that featured sophisticated marionettes, CPH is bringing the cheeky and blood-thirsty plant Audrey II to life in a production that will be every vocal coach's dream - and every hemophobic's worst nightmare! (more...)

Paradise Theatre Finds New Home in Gig HarborParadise Theatre Finds New Home in Gig Harbor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

For the Past 16 years, Paradise Theatre has been an active community arts organization in Gig Harbor, producing hundreds of live theatre productions and cultivated generations of new theatre arts patrons and arts educators in Gig Harbor-and throughout the Puget Sound. (more...)

Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention 'The Lost Broadcast: The Beat Club '68' to Be Released on DVDFrank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention 'The Lost Broadcast: The Beat Club '68' to Be Released on DVD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

For the first time ever, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention “The Lost Broadcast: The Beat Club '68” entire show will be released on DVD by Gonzo Multimedia in December 2015! (more...)

Wanda Sykes to Headline Treasure Island This SeptemberWanda Sykes to Headline Treasure Island This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

One of Entertainment Weekly's 25 Funniest People in America, Wanda Sykes brings her uproarious stand up comedy to the Treasure Island Theatre, September 25 at 9 p.m. (more...)

Disrupting UnemploymentDisrupting Unemployment
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

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EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: SOFIE HAGEN, Liquid Rooms, August 23 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: SOFIE HAGEN, Liquid Rooms, August 23 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 24, 2015

As seen on Russell Howard's Stand-Up Central and BBC Two, and heard on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 4. 'Destined to make a name for herself' (Chortle.co.uk). Named Time Out's One to Watch. Overall, a pretty cool dude. (more...)

MakerCon New York Announces Speaker Lineup, Themes, and Sessions MakerCon New York Announces Speaker Lineup, Themes, and Sessions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

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MakerCon New York Announces Speaker Lineup, Themes, and Sessions MakerCon New York Announces Speaker Lineup, Themes, and Sessions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

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STAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps in Celebration of MOANA News!STAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps in Celebration of MOANA News!
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2015

HAMILTON creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda, after today's D23 EXPO news that he is working on Disney's upcoming animated film MOANA, took to Twitter with a new rap to celebrate. Check it out below, plus learn more about how he got the job! (more...)

27th Annual Festival of New Musicals Sets Songwriters Showcase & Cabaret Lineup27th Annual Festival of New Musicals Sets Songwriters Showcase & Cabaret Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the lineup for the SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE and the SONGWRITERS CABARET at the 27th ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS on Thursday, October 15 and Friday, October 16. Both events take place at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). Registration for Industry members is free and now open at www.namt.org/festival. (Please note the admission process for each event in the individual descriptions.) (more...)

CBS Offers Refresher Course on Season Finales of Hit ShowsCBS Offers Refresher Course on Season Finales of Hit Shows
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Can't remember what happened in May's season finales? No worries! There's no need to scour the Internet or rack your brain – all the info you need is right here! So sit back, relax and take a trip down memory lane, as well as get a glimpse of what the future holds this coming season on CBS. (more...)

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