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Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Stage MAURITIUS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the exciting crime drama, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, on stage for four weeks only, Oct. 25-Nov. 20. (more...)

Coming to the Grand RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER Live On Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Rudolf, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Musical ? part of the Galveston Island Winter Wonder Island event series ? Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 2 and 5 pm. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at (more...)

Catalina Film Festival Kicks Off 2016 with 90 Films & New Media Summit
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Catalina Film Festival (CFF) rolled out the red carpet for the 6th annual Fest as it takes over the famed Catalina Island through Oct. 2. CFF is a competitive festival and film market where guests experience the West Coast's only resort island while enjoying upwards of 90 films, the annual Film and New Media Summit, and exclusive events. (more...)

BWW Takes a First Look at the World Premiere of THE MAIDS, by José Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

INTAR will kick off the 2016-'17 Season tonight with the world premiere of THE MAIDS by Jose Rivera, adapted from the play by Jean Genet.  Daniel Irizarry directs a cast that features Laura Butler Rivera, Daniel Irizarry, Charlie Munn, Casey Robinson, and Folami Williams with Special Appearance by Jose Rivera (September 29 to October 9th only). (more...)

Ice and Fire Announces Full Cast for World Premiere of THE ISLAND NATION at the Arcola
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

ice&fire today announces the full company for the world premiere of The Island Nation, written by its Artistic Director Christine Bacon.  Ria Parry directs Claire Dargo, Ayesha Dharker, Bally Gill, Clive Hayward, Nikki Patel and Neran Persaud in the production which opens at the Arcola Theatre on 28 October, with previews from the 26 October, and runs until 19 November 2016.  (more...)

Immersive Family Adventure PIP'S ISLAND to Make World Premiere in NYC This Fall
by BroadwayWorld JR - Sep 28, 2016

The world premiere of Pip's Island, a brand new, wholly immersive and groundbreaking theatrical event for all audiences, sets sail November 12 for a strictly limited 8-week engagement in New York City, at Skylight Modern (537 West 27th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues). (more...)

Auto Emissions Control Company ULTRATEK Valued at $58.2 million in Third Round Funding
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016


BWW Review: Duffy Makes WAVES in Mazzoli-Vavrek Premiere at Opera Philadelphia
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 27, 2016

BREAKING THE WAVES, the stark, brutal new opera by Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek, had its premiere last week at Opera Philadelphia, with a thrilling score and a star-making turn by soprano Kiera Duffy. Directed by James Darrah, the gripping production doesn't let anyone off easy, including the audience. (more...)

Top 5 Performing Arts Universities in Cuba!
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 22, 2016

The theatre scene in Cuba is growing substantially and it all begins in the schools! Below, BroadwayWorld rounds up the top 5 performing arts schools in Cuba. Check out the list below! (more...)

Smithsonian Earth to Air Award Winning Film JAGO: A LIFE UNDERWATER
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Smithsonian Earth, the subscription video streaming service from Smithsonian Networks that delivers spectacular original nature and wildlife content, will feature the award-winning one-hour 4K film JAGO: A LIFE UNDERWATER, starting today, September 22. (more...)

TRAVELS WITH DARLEY Debuts Second Season on PBS Stations. Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

What do a 'Tweeting farmer,' the real-life Calendar Girls, the Big Buddha, a Presidential library, and a 58-letter Welsh village have a common? They are all part of the second season series of TRAVELS WITH DARLEY, which premieres beginning tomorrow night on PBS. (more...)

Michael Morpurgo's Elephants Will Be RUNNING WILD in Wolverhampton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Children's Touring Partnership is delighted to announce, on Elephant Appreciation Day (22 September), the first UK Tour of RUNNING WILD by Michael Morpurgo in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson, at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 6 - Sat 10 June 2017. Tickets will be on general sale from Thursday 6 October.   (more...)

Michael Morpurgo's RUNNING WILD Will Tour the UK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Children's Touring Partnership is delighted to announce, on Elephant Appreciation Day (22 September), the first UK Tour of Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson, beginning at Chichester Festival Theatre on 10 February 2017. Michael Morpurgo's novel, based on a true story, is brought to life in this award-winning production, which has been described by critics as 'inspiring', 'evocative, 'imaginative' and 'life-affirming'.  Originally produced by Regent's Park Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre, this epic production, complete with spectacular life-size puppets, tells an emotional and moving story of love, loss and loyalty and of living for the moment. (more...)

Private Sector Mobilizes to Educate Refugee Children in Lebanon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016


Nicky Jam & More to Perform at 2016 LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

TELEMUNDO announced today more English and Spanish-language musical acts joining the impressive lineup of stars to perform at the second annual LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (more...)

Gateway's Haunted Playhouse Opens September 23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Long Island's number one rated haunted attraction, Gateway's Haunted Playhouse, returns for its eighth season of Halloween scares at The Gateway in Bellport from September 23 - October 31.  (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, October 1, 2016
by - Sep 20, 2016

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, October 1, 2016! (more...)

MURDER ON VAMPIRE ISLAND to Kick Off Halloween at The Comedy Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

From the pen of Pere Summers comes this Halloween comedy extravaganza, Murder on Vampire Island. (more...)

BWW Preview: Inside BREAKING THE WAVES, 'A Fever Dream of an Opera,' by Mazzoli and Vavrek, at the Guggenheim's Works & Process
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 20, 2016

Quick: What film won the Golden Globe for Best Movie in 1997? It was THE ENGLISH PATIENT. But more important for composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek, the question is “What film didn't win the Golden Globe in 1997?” The answer (for them, at least) is Lars von Trier's BREAKING THE WAVES, which they've transformed into an opera of the same name, premiering at Opera Philadelphia, September 22. (more...)

Nickelodeon to Adapt ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY to New Original TV Movie
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Nickelodeon announced today the start of production for a brand-new original TV movie, ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY, based on author Chris Grabenstein's acclaimed children's book of the same name (more...)

THE GILLIGAN MANIFESTO to Screen at La Femme International Film Festival 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

Writer-Director Cevin Soling's highly anticipated documentary, The Gilligan Manifesto, will be the Saturday night presentation at the La Femme International Film Festival on Oct. 22 at 6 pm at Laemmle's Music Hall Theater Venue 2 in Beverly Hills. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Other Palace Announces 2017 Season
by Marianka Swain - Oct 7, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber today announces plans for The Other Palace, the newest addition to The Really Useful Theatres Group. The Other Palace is situated less than 100 yards from Buckingham Palace and close to the Victoria Palace, hence its name. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016


Lifeline Theatre's MISS HOLMES Adds Four Week Extension, Through November 27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

To accommodate extraordinary ticket demand, Lifeline Theatre announces seventeen added performances of its Jeff Recommended and critically-acclaimed production of Miss Holmes, a new play by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Christopher M. Walsh (Non-Equity Jeff nomination: New Adaptation, A Tale of Two Cities), and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Paul S. Holmquist (Non-Equity Jeff Award: Best Production-Play, The Island of Dr. Moreau; Non-Equity Jeff nomination: Director-Musical, The Robber Bridegroom, Griffin Theatre), inspired by the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. (more...)

The Huntington to Host 35th Anniversary Open House Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

In honor of its 35th Anniversary season, the Huntington Theatre Company will hold a free Open House at its mainstage theatre on the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) on Monday, October 10 from 10am until 2pm. The event will be open to the public from 11am until 2pm; the 10am hour will be exclusive for Huntington subscribers and donors. (more...)

ICEBERGS, Alena Smith's World Premiere Ode to Los Angeles, Finds Cast, Creative Team at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The Geffen Playhouse announces the cast and creative team of the World Premiere of ICEBERGS, recipient of the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, October 22, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, October 22, 2016! (more...)

Western Edge Youth Arts Presents CALIBAN, 24-26 November 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Global climate politics - where do the spirits go when the water rises? Western Edge Youth Arts presents the premiere of CALIBAN, a play developed and created by the Edge Ensemble. CALIBAN plays  at the Coopers Malthouse from 24 - 26 November 2016. (more...)

New Novel about Native American WWII Navy Frogman is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Panther in the Sun, a new novel by author John Comfort, tells how tragedy and racial injustice tears a Native American family apart. Many aspects of the story are based on the true-life experiences of Navy Frogman and Boxing Champion George Riser, who served in Asia and the Pacific during World War II. (more...)

BWW Review: THE TEMPEST, Birmingham Royal Ballet, 4 October 2016
by Emma Cann - Oct 5, 2016

As the celebrations of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death draw to a close, the Birmingham Royal Ballet present the anticipated new creation from David Bintley, The Tempest. The Tempest has fascinated David Bintley for over 20 years. After two decades of research and exploration, he finally presents his long-held Shakespearean dream after finally finding the right composer in Sally Beamish.  (more...)

Lauded Taiwanese Puppet Festival Returns to MOA for Enriching Second Installment of Cultural Exploration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC is pleased to present the return of the playful and insightfulTaiwanese Puppet Festival, November 3-8, 2016. This year MOA has invited two award-winning puppetry ensembles The Happy Puppetry Company and Puppet & Its Double Theater who will share their unique traditional and contemporary approaches to puppet theatre. The festival includes two days of public performances as well as a cultural exchange with First Nations artist Connie Watts. The festival is a featured event in Spotlight Taiwan, which explores Taiwanese culture as expressed through its performing arts, visual arts, living cultural representatives, and rich heritage. Spotlight Taiwan is supported by the Ministry of Culture, Republic of China (Taiwan). (more...)

Nashville-Based Teen Publishes First Book in Young Adult Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

A 14-year-old from Nashville has just published her first book from the young adult series she has created. Jacqueline Frist's debut novel, 'Blueview Island,' is an enchanting tale that merges strong adolescent friendships with the overarching mystique of an island's haunting secrets. (more...)

Announcing the 2016 Book Excellence Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Literary Excellence Incorporated introduces the Book Excellence Awards, an international book awards competition dedicated to providing authors from all genres and backgrounds the opportunity to showcase their work on a global platform. The Book Excellence Awards had a very successful inaugural year with hundreds of entrants from around the world. The award-winning titles were chosen based on their design and layout, writing quality and overall market appeal with respect to the category the book was entered in. The following is a list of the 2016 award-winners that have been listed with their respective category, book title and author name. (more...)

Arcola Theatre Announces Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Arcola Theatre today announced its Winter Season, with new plays by David Greig, Ron Hutchinson, Christina Lamb, Belarus Free Theatre, Christine Bacon, Sergio Blanco and Henry Naylor. (more...)

Steve Stanulis to Star in New Drama Series THE FIFTH BOROUGH
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The new multi generational drama The Fifth Borough takes place on Staten Island. It's all about families. All kinds of families. You're born into some, invited into others. When Nick's daughter is diagnosed with a brain tumor he needs money. Lots of it! On Staten Island your options might seem limited but you always have family. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre Extends MISS HOLMES Through November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

To accommodate extraordinary ticket demand, Lifeline Theatre announces seventeen added performances of its Jeff Recommended and critically-acclaimed production of Miss Holmes, a new play by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Christopher M. Walsh (Non-Equity Jeff nomination: New Adaptation, A Tale of Two Cities), and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Paul S. Holmquist (Non-Equity Jeff Award: Best Production-Play, The Island of Dr. Moreau; Non-Equity Jeff nomination: Director-Musical, The Robber Bridegroom, Griffin Theatre), inspired by the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. (more...)

The Dance Enthusiast Announces Island to Island-Moving Caribbean 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

After four successful Enthusiastic Events!, The Dance Enthusiast is thrilled to announce the 5th Enthusiastic Events! event:  Dance: Island to Island-Moving Caribbean in New York City, Wednesday November 16, 6:15 PM to 9 (nibblies before and after; performance at 7 PM) at Gibney Dance, 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers Street).   Enthusiastic Events! is proud to partner with PANK Elephant Catering, who will be providing tasty delicacies from all over the Caribbean chain.   The event follows four successful previous Enthusiastic Events! in which The Dance Enthusiast celebrated the relationship of dance to other important fields: the world of design and fashion, the world of empowing thought and action, the world of visual art and, most recently, the landscape of dance on Broadway versus concert dance versus Reality TV.    (more...)

Palm Beach Art Historian And Gallery Owner Authors New Book PALM BEACH VISUAL ARTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

A history of Palm Beach 's visual arts is like a history of art itself, and it is equally as fascinating. Written by Palm Beach gallery co-owner (Edward and Deborah Pollack Fine Art) and art historian Deborah C. Pollack with the cooperation of theHistorical Society of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach Visual Arts (Pelican Publishing Company) is the first book to comprehensively explore the incredible story of The Island and the painters (such as Salvador Dali and Marcel Duchamp), photographers, sculptors, artisans, art dealers, and philanthropists drawn to it. (more...)

INTAR Extends World Premiere of THE MAIDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

INTAR (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director/John McCormack, Executive Director) is proud to announce that the acclaimed world premiere of THE MAIDS by Jose Rivera, adapted from the play by Jean Genet, will extend until October 30th.  Daniel Irizarry directs a cast that features Laura Butler Rivera, Daniel Irizarry, Charlie Munn, Casey Robinson, and Folami Williams.  THE MAIDS by Jose Rivera is presented in association with One-Eighth Theater (founded by its Artistic Directors Daniel Irizarry and Laura Butler Rivera), which is continuing its residency at INTAR Theatre.  THE MAIDS was developed, in part, with assistance from the Orchard Project, a program of The Exchange (Ari Edelson, Artistic Director Dean Strober, Executive Director, (more...)

Prizm Art Fair Announces 2016 Exhibitors
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Prizm Art Fair is proud  to announce exhibitors for the fair's fourth edition. Spanning two weeks and coinciding with Miami Art Week, Prizm Art Fair will take place November 29 through December 11, 2016 at its new location: 7230 NW Miami CT in the Little Haiti / Little River community. The fourth edition will showcase over 40 artists from eight countries including: France, Haiti, Jamaica, Nigeria, St. Martin, and Trinidad and Tobago, split between two sections curated by fair Director and Founder Mikhaile Solomon and interdisciplinary artist William Cordova. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Huntington Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE—Catch It Before It Moves On!
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company opened its 35th anniversary season with Stephen Sondheim's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Sunday in the Park with George. Performances run through October 16, 2016 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)

Charlottetown Festival 2017 Will Be a Celebration of Rock, Laughter & Canada's 150th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced a dazzling lineup for next summer's Charlottetown Festival, presented by CIBC. (more...)

Madison Square Garden Production of RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER Announces THE REINDEER GAMES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical is taking flight to New York City for the first time ever this holiday season and to celebrate the show's arrival, Rudolph and Hermey the Elf are sharing a first look at "The Reindeer Games," presented by New York Life. On Wednesday, October 19 at 11:00 A.M. at Madison Square Garden's Chase Square, 95.5 PLJ on-air host John Foxx will task children from the Garden of Dreams Foundation to complete as a team, four reindeer-themed games for a chance to spread joy to hundreds of families in the tristate area with a donation of 500 tickets to the upcoming production. The Garden of Dreams Foundation is a non-profit charity that works with The Madison Square Garden Company and MSG Networks, Inc. to positively impact the lives of children facing obstacles. The children from WHEDCo, a partner organization of Garden of Dreams, will work together to complete each of the four different carnival styled reindeer-themed games including: (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANAIS NIN GOES TO HELL at The 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Works and Goode Productions in association with The Theater at the 14th Street Y, present ANAIS NIN GOES TO HELL by David Stallings, directed by Antonio Minino. Performances begin tonight and continue through Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Hot Creations Set to Release PARADISE ON EARTH DJ Mix Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

As BPM Festival draws closer, Hot Creations get set to launch the new 'Paradise on Earth' DJ Mix series with the first installment coming as a Mexico special from Paradise residents and label regulars Nathan Barato and Patrick Topping. Each mix is expertly crafted, fusing musical influences with exclusive new material alongside current favourites for your listening pleasure. (more...)

Guy Gerber to Celebrate Ibiza RUMORS Residency
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Revered producer Guy Gerber will be celebrating the end of an incredible 22 weeks of his RUMORS residency this Sunday. The longest residency on The Island, RUMORS quickly established itself as the best evening and outdoor party in Ibiza for discerning music fans, packing out the beautiful outdoor setting of Destino every week with secret lineups of the best names in underground house and techno.  (more...)

Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth Co-present RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The "most famous reindeer of all" from the longest-running and highest rated holiday television special will be live on stage with the critically acclaimed RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL at Bass Performance Hall November 22 and 23, for four performances presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth. This fun family classic will then head to Dallas, where it will play at the Music Hall at Fair Park November 25-27, for five performances presented by Dallas Summer Musicals. (more...)

New Episodes of History's THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND and HUNTING HITLER Return 11/15
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

HISTORY premieres new seasons of its hit series THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND, the network's #1 nonfiction series across all key demographics, and HUNTING HITLER, the network's #2 new nonfiction series of 2015 across all key demographics, on Tuesday, November 15 (more...)

THE EVENTS: Bold Play Explores the Consequences of a Mass Shooting
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Voted The Best Theatre of 2013 by The Guardian, David Greig's The Events explores the aftermath of a mass shooting. In the wake of unthinkable violence, minister and community choir director Claire (Alison Bruce - Dirty Laundry, Almighty Johnsons, Top of the Lake andHillary) begins a search for answers. Her increasingly obsessive quest to find a reason behind the tragedy will either heal her or lead her to destruction. (more...)

Chelsea Symphony to Present FLIGHT PATHS Concert at The DiMenna Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

The Chelsea Symphony has announced the second concert series of its eleventh season, 'Flight Paths,' to take place on Friday, October 21 at 8:00 PM and Saturday, October 22 at 8:00 PM at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, New York, NY. (more...)

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