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Special Free Screening of Carlisle Floyd and Hal Prince's: WILLIE STARK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Paley Center for Media in New York City (25 WEST 52ND ST., NYC) will screen the complete 1981 PBS Great Performances telecast of WILLIE STARK starring Timothy Nolen on Saturday, February 25, from 1 to 3:30 pm. (more...)

The Marlowe Theatre and Canterbury Heritage Museum Bring New Life to Poor Priests' Hospital
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The proposals for the Stour Street building would see it transformed into an arts and heritage centre. The Marlowe's General Manager, Paula Gillespie, said: "We are excited about the possibilities working with our heritage and cultural partners would bring. Our plans are bold and visionary and put the building and remaining collections at its heart. (more...)

BWW Review: Extraordinary Tony Award Winning FUN HOME Plays the Ahmanson
by Don Grigware - Feb 24, 2017

Finally an extraordinary musical that is high on substance and heart as well as entertainment value! 2015's Tony Winning Best Musical Fun Home is based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic. The Bechdels are an atypically dysfunctional family living in Pennsylvania. Cartoonist Alison (Kate Shindle) is trying to draw her father Bruce (Robert Petkoff) and to understand why he committed suicide. Currently onstage at the Ahamsnon Theatre through April 1, Fun Home with its emotionally engaging book by Lisa Kron and curiously vibrant music score by Jeanine Tesori, boasts seamless direction from Sam Gold and a wonderfully sensitive cast.  (more...)

Theater To Go Takes on Racial Injustice and Acts of Courage in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

It's a coming of age story set against a backdrop of racism and small town secrets. Theater to Go presents "To Kill a Mockingbird" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Fridays, March 17 and 24 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, March 18 and 25 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, March 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on March 17. (more...)

Palm Beach Opera Announces 2018 Mainstage Season and Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Palm Beach Opera is thrilled to announce the 2018 mainstage opera season, which will include performances of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca January 26-28, Leonard Bernstein's Candide February 23-25, and Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart March 23-25. All mainstage opera performances will take place at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. (more...)

White Cube Artist Rachel Kneebone Announces Exhibition at Glyndebourne Festival, March 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

New work by the English artist Rachel Kneebone will be exhibited at Glyndebourne Festival 2017, which opens for public booking on 5 March. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
by - Feb 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, March 15, 2017! (more...)

YouTube link Steve Hackett Talks about The Night Siren
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), is set to release his latest album 'The Night Siren' on 24th March 2017 through InsideOut Music (Sony). (more...)

BWW Review: THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Feb 24, 2017

It's been 80 years since Bessie Smith, the celebrated Empress of the Blues, died a lonely death, after an auto accident on a desolate Mississippi road. Contrary to legend, Smith did not bleed to death after being refused admission to a white Southern hospital. That story was related to Down Beat magazine by Columbia Records impresario John Hammond, who later apologized, saying that it was all based on hearsay. But her injuries were severe enough so that when she was taken to the nearest hospital (which happened to be one that accepted blacks), that she was beyond saving, and died at the young age of 43. (more...)

BAFTA Award Winning Jeff Pope's Acclaimed TV Series Comes to the Stage in the World Premiere of CILLA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield present the new musical about The Life and legend of Cilla Black, which will open in her hometown at the Liverpool Empire from Thursday 7th - 16th September before embarking on a nationwide tour. Cilla's son, Robert Willis, will be the Executive Producer. (more...)

Guthrie Theater to Celebrate the Life of Beloved Actor Richard S. Iglewski
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Guthrie Theater today announced it will host a public celebration of The Life and work of former Guthrie actor Richard S. Iglewski, who passed away in January. The memorial service will be held Monday, March 13 at 4:30 p.m. on the Wurtele Thrust Stage, with a reception to follow. (more...)

NOLA's Own Hot 8 Brass Band To Perform At KCRW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

GRAMMY nominated Hot 8 Brass Band have announced they have been tapped for a coveted performance slot on Morning Becomes Eclectic this Friday, February 24. (more...)

A NEVER-ENDING LINE at Broadway au Carré
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Next Wednesday, March 1st, composer Jaime Lozano's new Song Cycle, 'A Never-Ending Line,' will have its world premiere at Broadway au Carre in Paris, France. (more...)

The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce participation in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts JFK Centennial Week. (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces JFK Centennial Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced a weeklong celebration to honor the 100th anniversary of the birth of its namesake, the late President John F. Kennedy-whose 100th birthday would have been May 29, 2017. The Center kicked off its Centennial celebration last May, and by the end of 2017, will have presented a suite of more than 50 distinct programs inspired by five ideals often ascribed to President Kennedy: Courage, Freedom, Justice, Service, and Gratitude. Special performances fromMay 23-29, 2017 span theater programs, dance, music, and the return of the Center's popular Open House, which all memorialize The Life and legacy of America's 35th President. Highlights include performances by DJ Spooky, Yo-Yo Ma with the National Symphony Orchestra, the world premieres of Kennedy Center commissions by composer Mason Bates and Company E, and special Open House performances by Bandaloop, Flexn, and others. Additional programs through 2017 will be announced at a future date. (more...)

Re-Interpretation of THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY to be Staged at the Festival of Sex, Love and Death at the Pleasance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Ruby In The Dust announce their involvement in the Festival of Sex, Love and Death: a brand new multi-arts festival featuring an innovative and exciting programme of events: opera, cabaret, physical theatre, new writing and spoken word. The festival will form a melting pot of theatre-makers connected by the key forces that drive how we perceive and experience our lives: sex, love and death. The festival runs at the Pleasance Theatre from 22nd June to 1st July. (more...)

Putting A Cultural Spring in Your Step
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The days are longer, the evenings are brighter. It seems that Spring may just be in the air… and what better way to celebrate than to book a night out at Waterside Arts Centre. Whether you need a laugh, fancy something more dramatic, cinematic or even a good twenty decibels louder - there really is something for all under the one roof over the coming months. (more...)

THE GOOD WIFE, GILMORE GIRLS Star Matt Czuchry to Lead THE RESIDENT Pilot for FOX
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Matt Czuchry, who spent the last seven seasons on THE GOOD WIFE and is known for his role as 'Logan' in GILMORE GIRLS, is headed to FOX's new medical drama pilot, THE RESIDENT. (more...)

DEADPOOL and THIS IS US Campaigns Top 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists today announced winners of its 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Deadpool (20th Century Fox) won the top honors for Best Publicity Campaign for Motion Pictures and This Is Us (20th Century Television) won the Best Publicity Campaign in Television. (more...)

MultiTech Demonstrations and Announcements Highlight Leading Solutions for the Industrial IoT at Mobile World Congress
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

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Gasp! will Return to the Tampa Museum of Art for a Fourth Year on March 31st
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Creative Loafing's fourth annual Gasp!, presented by Tampa International Airport, is a performing arts event like no other -  a kaleidoscopic circus of theater, dance, music, spoken word, visual art, soundscapes, cabaret and more at the Tampa Museum of Art on Friday, March 31st, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  (more...)

Trump Biographer, Jerome Tuccille Dies at 79
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Jerome Tuccille, author of more than 25 books, the first biographer of Donald Trump, and one of the early leaders of the U.S. libertarian movement, died at 79. For the past five years, Mr. Tuccille had been battling multiple myeloma, a bone-marrow cancer. He succumbed on February 16, 2017. (more...)

History Orders Second Season of Captivating Navy Seal Drama Series SIX
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

HISTORY has picked up a ten episode sophomore season of the hit military combat drama series 'SIX,' it was announced today by Jana Bennett, President & General Manager of HISTORY. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Presents the Return of BALLET ACROSS AMERICA Series in April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Celebrating innovation and diversity in American ballet, the Kennedy Center presents the return of its weeklong Ballet Across America series, April 17 and April 19-23, for seven performances in the Opera House. Last seen in 2013, and illustrating the most exciting, creative dance happening across America today, this season's engagement explores new directions in the art form through programs curated by two of the biggest superstars in the ballet world: dancer-choreographer Justin Peck and principal dancer Misty Copeland. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Fighting Fire with Fire' Episode of ARROW on The CW
by - Feb 23, 2017

On the next episode of ARROW on The CW titled "Fighting Fire with Fire", Oliver (Stephen Amell) faces his biggest challenge yet as mayor. (more...)

Velocity to Premiere All-New Season of CHASING CLASSIC CARS, 3/15
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Beginning Wednesday, March 15 at 9 PM ET/PT during the season nine premiere of CHASING CLASSIC CARS he proves there are still plenty of timeless cars with fascinating stories to tell. (more...)

Rorschach Theatre Presents the World Premiere of FORGOTTEN KINGDOMS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Following an international development process in Penang, Malaysia, Jakarta, Indonesia and Washington, D.C. this winter, Rorschach Theatre will present the world premiere of FORGOTTEN KINGDOMS, a new play by five-time Helen Hayes Award nominated director, playwright, and co-artistic director Randy Baker. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Barba Gets Hacked on Next Episode of LAW AND ORDER: SVU on NBC
by - Feb 23, 2017

Below, check out the promo for LAW AND ORDER: SVU, airing March 22nd on NBC. The series stars Mariska Hargitay (Lt. Olivia Benson), Ice T (Det. Odafin Tutuola), Kelli Giddish (Det. Amanda Rollins) and Peter Scanavino (Det. Sonny Carisi). (more...)

How go4WorldBusiness.com is Helping Manufacturer and Supplier SMEs Access Markets Outside Their Borders
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Ben Hall to Lead ONLY HEAVEN KNOWS at Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

???????Following the welcomed announcement of a new 30th anniversary production of Alex Harding's beloved Australian musical Only Heaven Knows at Hayes Theatre Co later this year, Luckiest Productions is thrilled to reveal their leading actor and hero images. (more...)

BWW Review: FLEW THE COOP, New Diorama Tristan Bates Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 23, 2017

Gary Naylor sees an energetic, loud and often charming tale of love in a wartime POW Camp. (more...)

Original Cast Reunites for 10th South Africa Anniversary with RENT IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

???????Save the date! Showtime Management's 10th Anniversary Production of RENT IN CONCERT takes place at Montecasino's Teatro on Monday, 15 May 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Author Alistair Reynolds Will Join the Company of Chopin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Join The House Theatre of Chicago for a fun and informative conversation before the 8 p.m. performance of Diamond Dogs, this Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Chopin Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. Special guest Alastair Reynolds, UK-based novelist and author of Diamond Dogs, will be joined by adaptor Steve Pickering of the Chicago collective Shanghai Low and Artistic Director of The House Nathan Allen. Hear from Reynolds about his inspirations for creating his 'Revelation Space Universe' where Diamond Dogs is set, and from our Chicago-based artists about shaping this world premiere adaptation. Plus, the Company will surely get Reynolds to talk about his background as an astrophysicist with the European Space Agency - an opportunity not to be missed.  Admission for this one-night-only conversation is free. Tickets to the 8 p.m. performance, and all remaining performances of Diamond Dogs, can be purchased at www.thehousetheatre.com. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Continues its 30th Anniversary Season with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 30th Anniversary season with the hit rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar, running March 21-April 16.  With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is directed by Keith Baker, music directed by Douglass Lutz, with choreography by Stephen Casey and features Julian Alvarez, Derrick Cobey, Patrick H. Dunn, Robert Farruggia, Adam Kemmerer, Ciji Prosser, Darren Ritchie, Danny Rutigliano, and Steve Steiner.  The ensemble features Jason Taylor Armstrong, Daniel Bontempo, Elena Camp, John DiFerdinando, Maggie Griffin-Smith, Megan Helen Jones, Lauren Krigel, Caitlin Ort, William Pazdziora,  Miriam Grace Payne, Christopher J. Perugini, Dominick Sannelli,  Keith L. Watford, and Timothy Walton. (more...)

'MERRILY' Documentary 'BEST WORST THING' Coming to iTunes Movies Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The acclaimed documentary film Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened -- fresh off its theatrical run, and currently 94% on Rotten Tomatoes -- will be available exclusively for purchase and rental on iTunes Movies starting March 3, 2017, announced the film's producer, Bruce David Klein, of Atlas Media Corp, and Richard Abramowitz President of theatrical distributor Abramorama. The film will be available for preorder tomorrow, February 24th, 2017. (more...)

Theater To Go Will Host Prudence Wright Holmes in Her Solo Show THE SECRET LIFE OF HARPER LEE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

As a fascinating companion piece to its upcoming production of To Kill A Mockingbird, Theater To Go will host a special performance of  acclaimed actress Prudence Wright Holmes in her solo show The Secret Life of Harper Lee on Saturday March 25 at 2:00 (more...)

Integrity Marketing Group Selected VUE Software to modernize Agent Management with VUE's CRM technology
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Cast Assemble To Officially Launch The European Premiere Of War-Time Gay Love Story
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

???????The full cast of Yank! assembled yesterday at Hope Mill Theatre to give a special show taster for the official press launch of Yank! this morning. (more...)

Vincent Gimmelli Pens WATERFALL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

'Waterfall-Devotional and Study: Love, Hope, and Encouragement for Those Who Follow Christ': an invitation to reflection and greater understanding of God's Word. 'Waterfall-Devotional and Study: Love, Hope, and Encouragement for Those Who Follow Christ' is the creation of published author Vincent Gimmelli, a Christian pastor, father, husband, son, brother and computer programmer. (more...)

Taylor Mac's '24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC' Wins 2017 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith have announced that A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: A Radical Fairy Realness Ritual by Taylor Mac and Matt Ray is the 2017 winner of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History. (more...)

Explore Son Jarocho's Past and Present at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

New York City son jarocho pioneers Radio Jarocho present a new project exploring the origins of son jarocho, the traditional music of Veracruz, Mexico. In this journey through the genre's baroque, West African, and indigenous Mexican roots, Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino will trace son jarocho from its rural ancestry to the global phenomenon that it is today at Greenwich House Music School. (more...)

Catherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take A Look at MAHALIA at The Ensemble Theatre; Command Performance Added!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Ensemble Theatre celebrates gospel music icon Mahalia Jackson in the musical Mahalia by Tom Stolz, directed by Shirley Marks Whitmore, with musical direction by Melanie Bivens. The production has added a command performance on Sunday, February 26 at 7:30PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tyne Daly & Robert Forster-Led CHASING MEM'RIES, Plays by Halley Feiffer & Neil LaBute, SELL/BUY/DATE and More Slated for the Geffen in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced five plays in its 2017/2018 season with a focus on staging works by emerging contemporary playwrights and celebrated veteran writers. (more...)

NORFOLK & NORWICH FESTIVAL Announces Full 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Norfolk & Norwich Festival, the largest arts festival in the East of England and one of the four largest in the UK, has today announced the full programme for its 2017 Festival (12-28 May). The programme, which spans performance, theatre, music, visual arts, literature and events for children, includes world premieres, unique concerts and one-off events, including a number of free outdoor events across the festival. For the full festival programme, please visit www.nnfestival.org.uk. (more...)

SISTA IN THE BROTHERHOOD Is What the World Needs Right Now; Film Headed to Winter Film Awards
by Movies News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Written by Dawn Jones Redstone and Kjerstin Johnson and directed by Jones Redstone, Sista in the Brotherhood is a unique short film that follows a day in The Life of a young American-American tradeswoman. This film highlights the often unseen struggles that women, particularly women of color, experience when trying to enter into a white and male dominated industry. (more...)

Gamm Theatre Announces Gamm Gala 32!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) will hold its annual fundraiser on Monday, April 3 at 6 p.m. at the historic Pawtucket Armory, 172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket. GAMM GALA 32 will honor Maureen and Tom Moakley with the David Wax Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Arts in recognition of their remarkable contributions to the arts in Rhode Island. This special evening also celebrates The Life and astonishing artistry of the late Natalie Babbitt, author of 'Tuck Everlasting' and a longtime Gamm supporter. (more...)

Village Theatre Reaches Historic 20,000 Season Subscribers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Village Theatre is thrilled to announce that it has reached an important milestone: 20,000 Season Subscribers - the highest in the history of the organization. This achievement marks a continued trend of steady growth in audience participation and budget size over the past decade, and is a testament to the thriving, dedicated network of arts enthusiasts in the Pacific Northwest. (more...)

Louis C.K. Filming Two New Stand-Up Specials Exclusively for Netflix
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Comedian, actor, writer, producer, director and editor, Louis C.K. will debut two new stand-up comedy specials exclusively on Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network. The first of the specials, titled 2017, was filmed in Washington DC, and will premiere April 4, everywhere Netflix is available. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Explores the Life of Golda Meir with GOLDA'S BALCONY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Golda's Balcony, March 25-April 16, 2017 in the Mainstage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $30-$59 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. (more...)

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