Nominees Announced for the 2016 LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS on Telemundo
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

TELEMUNDO announced today the nominees for the second annual “Latin American Music Awards” (Latin AMAs). Yandel and Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga lead with six nods each; Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias follow closely with five nominations; while J Balvin andLos Plebes del Rancho de Ariel Camacho have four nominations each. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/31/2016 - CHICAGO at SummerStage and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 31, 2016

Today's big news: CHICAGO celebrates 20 years on Broadway with a free concert at SummerStage! (more...)

Author of SOUL BONDING Launches Nationwide Book Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Psychic to the stars, Marty the Psychic, author of SOUL BONDING, will launch her nation wide book tour this September 10 at Country Mouse clothing store in Staten Island, NY from 11-2. Marty and friends will celebrate The Life of Big Ang, the famous lady boss on the hit show MOB WIVES. (more...)

Woodstock Film Festival Announces 2016 Trailblazer, Lifetime and Fiercely Independent Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The Woodstock Film Festival announced that its honorary Fiercely Independent Award will be presented by Actor Ben Foster to Oren Moverman, an Israeli-American film director, screenwriter, producer, and former journalist based in New York City. (more...)

8th Annual Burbank International Film Festival Announces Record-Breaking Film Schedule
by Movies News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The Burbank International Film Festival is pleased to present a record-breaking 140 films including 22 from outside the US, and 12 world premieres at the Burbank AMC 16 in Downtown Burbank from Wednesday, September 7th, through Sunday, September 11th, 2016. For tickets, festival passes, special hotel rates please visit www.burbankfilmfest.org. (more...)

STALKED BY LOVE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Young Honor, a writer who has served over thirty years in the police force, has completed his new book 'Stalked by Love': a revealing depiction of The Life and career of a police lieutenant who has protected the citizens of New York City from dangerous criminals for too long. (more...)

Scoop: Disney XD September 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Aug 31, 2016

Get all the scoop on Disney XD September 2016 Programming Highlights (more...)

Jackie Burns, Robert Creighton, Felicia Finley and More Set for BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Producer Stephen DeAngelis, who has produced over 200 different Broadway concerts at venues in New York and across the United States, will return to his native Rhode Island to produce his first concert in his home state. (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS Coming to The Adrienne Arsht Center October 11 - 16, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County in Miami from October 11 - 16, 2016 as part of its current North American tour to more than 50 cities. (more...)

Sin Jinhua Biography THE COURTESAN By Alexandra Curry Now Available In Paperback
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

THE COURTESAN brings to life a culturally-nuanced and poignant reimagining of The Life of a famous-or perhaps infamous-historical figure, Chinese courtesan Sai Jinhua. Suddenly cast out after the execution of her father, the young Sin Jinhua is sold to a cruel brothel owner. There, she experiences the very worst that life has to offer, yet she maintains her imaginative and bright spirit and builds a deep and sustaining friendship with a brothel maid, Suyin. (more...)

Two Kentucky Titles Named Finalists In Theatre Library Association Contest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Two books in the University Press of Kentucky's Screen Classics series have been named award finalists by the Theatre Library Association.Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer by Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson was one of ten finalists for the George Freedley Memorial Award for an exemplary work in the field of live theatre or performance. In addition, Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical by Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo was one of eight finalists for the Richard Wall Memorial Award for an exemplary work in the field of recorded performance. (more...)

China Union Pay Audio Bank Cards- Qilong and China Union Pay Will Jointly Issue Audio Bank Cards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

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New Stage Play TWOPENCE TO CROSS THE MERSEY Heading For Warrington's Parr Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

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Sarah Ruhl's New Play SCENES FROM COURT LIFE to Open Yale Rep's 50th Anniversary Season; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre, celebrating 50 years of daring artists, bold choices, and adventurous audiences, presents the world premiere of Scenes from Court Life, or the whipping boy and his prince by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Mark Wing-Davey, September 30-October 22 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 6. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Anita Dobson and The New Cast of WICKED
by Nora Dominick - Aug 31, 2016

WICKED, the award-winning West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to release the first production pictures of Anita Dobson as Madame Morrible and the new principal cast who join the production from Monday 5 September 2016. BroadwayWorld has your first look at Dobson and the whole cast below! (more...)

Comfort Keepers and grandPad Announce Global Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

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Strictly's Joanne Clifton Will Star in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Tour
by Marianka Swain - Aug 31, 2016

Award-winning musical THOROUGH MODERN MILLIE is set to tour the UK in 2017. World Ballroom Showdance Champion and Professional Dancer Joanne Clifton will take on the title role of Millie Dillmount, a Kansas girl determined to make it big in New York City. Joanne's credits include Face the Music, Burn the Floor, Strictly Live Tour and Marilyn Monroe in Norma Jeane Musical. (more...)

VIDEO: AVENUE Q Salutes Gene Wilder, Recreates Classic YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Scene
by Michael Dale - Aug 30, 2016

The gang at Off-Broadway's AVENUE Q saw fit to honor Wilder with humor, recreating a classic moment from YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. (more...)

Alex Lubischer's BOBBIE CLEARLY to Premiere Next Month at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Steep Theatre will kick off its sixteenth season in September with the world premiere of Alex Lubischer's Bobbie Clearly, directed by Josh Sobel.  (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Opens September 9th at Firehouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Next up - To Kill A Mockingbird - opens September 9th and runs through the 25th, with preview set for September 8th. The novel, written by Harper Lee, was published in 1960. In the play, adapted by Christopher Sergel, Scout, a young girl in a quiet southern town, is about to experience the dramatic events that will affect the rest of her life. She and her brother, Jem, are being raised by their widowed father, Atticus, and by a strongminded housekeeper, Calpurnia. Wide-eyed Scout is fascinated with the sensitively revealed people of her small town, but, from the start, there's a rumble of thunder just under the calm surface of The Life there. The Firehouse Theatre is excited to present this cherished but timely tale.  (more...)

Iowa-Based Thompson Environmental Consulting Joins Trinity Consultants
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

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Champagne Jerry, Michael Shannon, Justin Vivian Bond and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for August 31 - September 11, 2016. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Fruitlands Museum to Open National Parks Photography Exhibition and More Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Fruitlands Museum presents two new exhibitions opening at the Art Museum on Friday, September 2. (more...)

Bookstr Announces Partnership with Room to Read
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Bookstr Inc. is excited to announce their partnership with Room to Read, a not-for-profit organization determined to spread literacy and gender equality in education. In partnering with Room to Read, Bookstr will donate 50% of the site's book sale profits to charity. (more...)

Top Press Release Targeting Tips to Drive Audience Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

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Cheyenne Jackson to Star in TV Land Pilot AMERICAN WOMAN Based on Real Housewife Kyle Richards
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

AMERICAN HORROR STORY's Cheyenne Jackson and Jennifer Bartels have signed on to star in TV Land's upcoming pilot AMERICAN WOMAN. (more...)

Molly Pope to Encore A STAR IS BORN at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The music of the iconic 1954 Warner Bros. film A STAR IS BORN - brought vividly to life by award-winning cabarettist Molly Pope - will return to Feinstein's/54 Below for a one-night-only encore performance on Wednesday, September 28 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Emily Watson to Take On Role of Elsa Einstein in Nat Geo Channel's GENIUS
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Academy Award- and Golden Globe-nominated actress Emily Watson ('Theory of Everything,' 'The Book Thief') is set to join National Geographic Channel's upcoming global anthology series GENIUS, from Fox 21 Television Studios (more...)

Temple Theaters Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for Temple Theaters 2016-2017 season of performances at Temple University - dramas by acclaimed American playwrights, two Broadway hit musicals and a new play by Pulitzer Prize nominee Kristoffer Diaz and more. (more...)

Giordano Bruno Comes to Dublin in Roger Doyle's Electronic Opera HERESY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Heresy is the world premiere and first opera by renowned Irish composer, Roger Doyle. Mr. Doyle, considered 'The Godfather of Irish Electronic Music,' speaks of his vast body of compositions as 'a celebration of the multiplicity of musical languages and evolving technologies.' (more...)

First Look - Showtime Airs Award Winning Documentary WEINER, 10/22
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

SHOWTIME will debut the world television premiere of the critically-acclaimed documentary WEINER on Saturday, October 22nd at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

H.I.G. Capital Completes Acquisition of CXtec and TERACAI
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

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BWW Preview: MAESTRO at 59E59
by Peter Danish - Aug 29, 2016

Hershey Felder returns to NY with his fabulous Leonard Bernstein show: Maestro (more...)

'Motivate Yourself' Author Offers Tips for Boosting Child's Self-Confidence
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

LONDON, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Andro Donovan, who began her career teaching English literature to disengaged students, learning how to inspire them about their lives and futures, is now sharing what she learned with parents whose children are approaching the new school year with a sense of dread and fear of failure. (more...)

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...)

THE VIRGIN SLAYER to Premiere at The Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2016

The Virgin Slayer will open for a multi-week run at The Players Theatre starting on September 9, 2016. The original play, produced by LightSwitch Entertainment (Melissa Edelblum and Gregory Davis) has recently been extended for it's Off-Broadway debut after winning the One-Act Festival at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre in Winter 2016.  Written by Gregory Davis and directed by Brenden Gregory, this witty dark comedy follows The Life of Coco D'More, a prostitute who specializes in taking virginities. One day, she has a visit from an unexpected client and her life changes forever.   (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/26/2016 - The Public's Free HAMLET Hits the Boroughs and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 26, 2016

This weekend's big news: The Public's free HAMLET tour launches today in Manhattan! (more...)


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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to Chat 'THE COURT AND THE WORLD' at The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

On Thursday, September 29, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will take the stage with his bestselling book THE COURT AND THE WORLD: American Law and the New Global Realities, just released in paperback. (more...)

BWW Blog: Meggie Cansler - The Wine Country Speakeasy and More
by Guest Blogger: Meggie Cansler - Aug 26, 2016

Transcendence Theatre Company had an INCREDIBLE week!! We closed DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY and also held a special and NEW experience, the Wine Country Speakeasy. (more...)

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...)

Carmen Cusack and John Lloyd Young Join The Cast of FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE at The Wallis
by Nora Dominick - Aug 26, 2016

Revolutionizing the live musical theater experience, the acclaimed company For The Record makes its triumphant return to Los Angeles in a new production, For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem. This new show will bring the legendary filmmaker's soundtracks to life in a new generation cabaret from September 21 through October 16 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem is co-produced by The Wallis and Ad Astra Live, and is made possible by the generous support of David C. Bohnett. (more...)

Nature Theater of Oklahoma's Final Episodes of LIFE & TIMES Set for 2016 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), Anthology Film Archives, and the Hermes Foundation's New Settings program are thrilled to launch the 2016 Crossing the Line Festival with the New York City premiere of award-winning theater group Nature Theater of Oklahoma's Life & Times: Episodes 7, 8 & 9. (more...)

Marti Cummings Returns to Feinstein's/ 54 Below this September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

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JUST NUMBERS and More Set for Chicago Slam Works Ensemble Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Chicago Slam Works Ensemble Theatre has announced its 2016-17 season, featuring three World Premieres of original, poetry-forward, interdisciplinary theater at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. (more...)

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE Celebration Returns to Sydney in January!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE, the celebrated Beatles' live concert experience, returns to Sydney to help bring in the New Year with shows at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on 1, 2 and 3 January 2017. (more...)

Tony Nominee Forrest McClendon to Speak at Opening of FIRST FOLIO! Exhibition at UConn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The widespread news coverage earlier this year of the discovery in Scotland of a previously unknown first edition of the collected works of William Shakespeare is bringing greater interest to the national traveling exhibition "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare" that will be on display at the William Benton Museum of Art at UConn from Sept. 1 to 25. (more...)

Cheryl Ann Allen to Star in I'M A NEW YORKER at Don't Tell Mama's
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will return to the stage with a new show entitled I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will debut at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) on Wednesday, September 14 at 6:30. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Andrew Lippa and More in THE LIFE OF THE PARTY at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley brings U.S. audiences their first look a London hit with the American Premiere of the joyous musical revue The Life of the Party. Directed and co-created by David Babani, the Artistic Director of London's Menier Chocolate Factory, this rollicking musical journey celebrates the songs of Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family, Big Fish) who takes the stage as a featured performer, along with a cast of Broadway and West End veterans, bringing to life a hilarious, uplifting, memorable evening. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Anna Zorina Gallery to Open First Solo Exhibition by Alonsa Guevara
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Anna Zorina Gallery is pleased to announce our first solo exhibition of work by Chilean artist Alonsa Guevara, on view September 1 - October 1, 2016. (more...)

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