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Jackson's Dance & Theatre Co Presents Regional Premiere of TERMINAL CAFEJackson's Dance & Theatre Co Presents Regional Premiere of TERMINAL CAFE
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

A strong ensemble grounds the borderline slapstick comedy and high stakes drama in this tale of love, loss and the inevitable changes that come with progress in the regional premiere of Terminal Cafe opening June 5 at Jackson's Dance & Theatre Co. (more...)

NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET Star Coming to Seacoast Repertory TheatreNIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET Star Coming to Seacoast Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Seacoast Repertory Theatre and Let's “B” Reel are proud to announce that their award winning Red Light series will be presenting the cult classic Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddys Revenge, with the star of the film, Mark Patton June 20th, 2015. In addition to the extra special screening, Patton has invited the Let's 'B' Reel audience to partake in the live filming of the documentary “There Is No Jesse”. (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Musical Numbers at The Tony AwardsNY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Musical Numbers at The Tony Awards
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - May 29, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside (Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division) on Shakespeare + Musical Theater: (more...)

Acoustic Voice to Stage North American Premiere of CALL ME MISS BIRDS EYE, 7/8-19Acoustic Voice to Stage North American Premiere of CALL ME MISS BIRDS EYE, 7/8-19
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Australia's Acoustic Voice, the only acoustic theater company in the world,  announced today the North American premiere of Call Me Miss Birds Eye: A Celebration of Ethel Merman, in its pre-Broadway run at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater, July 8 through July 19, 2015. (more...)

Stanford TAPS Reclaims EVITA's Legacy with Two Versions of the Musical's Leading LadyStanford TAPS Reclaims EVITA's Legacy with Two Versions of the Musical's Leading Lady
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Stanford University's DEPARTMENT OF THEATER & PERFORMANCE STUDIES (TAPS) closes its 2014-15 performance season with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Tony Award-winning rock opera EVITA. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Coming to King's Theatre GlasgowJESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Coming to King's Theatre Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The explosive new production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's ground-breaking rock opera, is set to continue its major UK tour into the autumn, coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow from Monday 5 to Saturday 10 October 2015. (more...)

Cohesion Theatre Company & Strand Theater Company to Present THE PILLOW BOOKCohesion Theatre Company & Strand Theater Company to Present THE PILLOW BOOK
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Cohesion Theatre Company and The Strand Theater Company are proud to announce their partnership on the Baltimore premiere production of The Pillow Book. Written by native Baltimore playwright Anna Moench, The Pillow Book is a journey through the real, the imagined, the absurd, and the parallel. Deb and John are married. Deb and John are strangers. Deb saves John's life on a mountain. John blinds Deb on the Serengeti. Told with a cast of three, The Pillow Book examines The Life in and around one couple's past, present, and the possibilities that could have been. (more...)

Gloria and Emilio Estefan Talk ON YOUR FEET!: 'Everything in the Show is Real'Gloria and Emilio Estefan Talk ON YOUR FEET!: 'Everything in the Show is Real'
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Chicago Tribune theater critic Chris Jones recently sat down with Gloria and Emilio Estefan to discuss On Your Feet, a new musical based on The Life story of the seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega Joins Cast of THE LIFE AND DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS at Webster HallDaphne Rubin-Vega Joins Cast of THE LIFE AND DEATH OF KENYON PHILLIPS at Webster Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Kenyon Phillips, known for his inventive blend of orchestral rock, surrealist theater and interactive cabaret, will resurrect his autobiographical rock opera 'The Life and Death of Kenyon Phillips' this August at Webster Hall. Hailing from Broadway to downtown and everywhere in between, the show's illustrious cast of singers, dancers, actors, and circus artists continues to grow. Most recently added is Daphne Rubin-Vega, best known for her leading roles in 'RENT' and 'Anna in the Tropics.' Rubin-Vega will reprise her role as Kenyon's mother, which she performed in the original production of 'The Life and Death of Kenyon Phillips' at Joe's Pub in May 2014. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Don't Forget Me! SMASH Blasts Back To Broadway With BOMBSHELL Actors Fund ConcertFLASH FRIDAY: Don't Forget Me! SMASH Blasts Back To Broadway With BOMBSHELL Actors Fund Concert
by Pat Cerasaro - May 29, 2015

Today we are celebrating the return of SMASH thanks to the big BOMBSHELL Actors Fund Concert coming up. (more...)

New Contemporary Ballet, TREE OF CODES, to Make U.S. Premiere at Park Avenue Armory, 9/14-21New Contemporary Ballet, TREE OF CODES, to Make U.S. Premiere at Park Avenue Armory, 9/14-21
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

A major new and immersive contemporary ballet-collaboratively imagined by choreographer Wayne McGregor, visual artist Olafur Eliasson, and award-winning producer/composer Jamie xx-makes its U.S. premiere at Park Avenue Armory this September. Inspired by Jonathan Safran Foer's enigmatic and eponymous novel,Tree of Codes distorts conventional perceptions of space and time, through manipulation of light, reflection, sound, and movement. The work will be performed by a company of soloists and dancers from the Paris Opera Ballet and Company Wayne McGregor. (more...)

Aurionpro Grows Annual Revenues by 14% With Strong EBITDA Growth of 64% YoYAurionpro Grows Annual Revenues by 14% With Strong EBITDA Growth of 64% YoY
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

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Photo Flash: Inside MEMORIES OF AL HIRSCHFELD Event with Harold Prince, Frank Rich & MorePhoto Flash: Inside MEMORIES OF AL HIRSCHFELD Event with Harold Prince, Frank Rich & More
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Thursday, May 28 at 6:30PM, The New-York Historical Society presented Memories of Al Hirschfeld, a special event featuring Al Hirschfeld Foundation President Louise Kerz Hirschfeld, Robert Osborne of The Hollywood Reporter and Turner Classic Movies, legendary Broadway producer and director Harold Prince, and Frank Rich of New York Magazine in discussion about The Life and legacy of Al HIrschfeld through his art, career, and personal relationships.  (more...)

West End's THE INVISIBLE Announces Full Cast, Including Nicholas BaileyWest End's THE INVISIBLE Announces Full Cast, Including Nicholas Bailey
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The cast for the world premiere production of THE INVISIBLE by Rebecca Lenkiewicz is: Nicholas Bailey, Niall Buggy, Alexandra Gilbreath, Scott Karim and Sirine Saba.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARLEY at Center Stage - From Mozart to MARLEY...What a Season!!BWW Reviews: MARLEY at Center Stage - From Mozart to MARLEY...What a Season!!
by Charles Shubow - May 28, 2015

Mitchell Brunings brings the man and his music to life. (more...)

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy Join MIF's THE SKRIKERJuma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy Join MIF's THE SKRIKER
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production will run at Royal Exchange Theatre from 4 July. The ensemble cast will include Sarah Amankwah, Harry Attwell, Alex Austin, Hannah Hutch, Martins Imhangbe, Kate Jackson, Stuart Overington, Beatrice Scirocchi, Andrew Sheridan, Jessica Walker, Leah Walker and Owen Whitelaw. As previously announced, Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role. (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD's David Javerbaum, York's CAGNEY Crew and More Set for THEATER TALK Next WeekAN ACT OF GOD's David Javerbaum, York's CAGNEY Crew and More Set for THEATER TALK Next Week
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2015

This week's THEATER TALK focuses on two productions beginning the 2015-16 theater season – An Act of God, a new comedy by 13-time Emmy Award winner David Javerbaum with Jim Parsons in the title role, and Cagney, The York Theatre Company's new musical based on The Life of the beloved actor James Cagney. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MARLEY Penn and North Concert VideoSTAGE TUBE: MARLEY Penn and North Concert Video
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2015

The world premiere production of MARLEY, the first original musical based on both The Life and music of Bob Marley, began rehearsals March 24 at Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland. MARLEY is now running through June 14. Check out scenes from the Penn and North concert below! (more...)

Victory Gardens Sets IGNITION Festival of New Plays LineupVictory Gardens Sets IGNITION Festival of New Plays Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for its newly-expanded IGNITION Festival of New Plays for the 2015 Festival, including Confessions of a P.I.M.P. by Andre De Shields; Queen by Madhuri Shekar; Slay & Eat  by A. Zell Williams; The Last Book of Homer by Jose Rivera; Muthaland by Minita Gandhi; Office Hour by Julia Cho; and Sadie River's Drag Ball on the Lawn by Basil Kreimendahl. The festival takes place July 16-19, 2015. The IGNITION festival creates a productive environment for both emerging and established playwrights to explore and develop their new work.  (more...)

Julianne Moore & More Stars Pledge to 'Wear Orange' on National Gun Awareness DayJulianne Moore & More Stars Pledge to 'Wear Orange' on National Gun Awareness Day
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Today, more than 25 cultural influencers and 60 U.S. Mayors joined the coalition of best-in-class organizations and activists pledging to 'Wear Orange' a color that symbolizes the value of human life on June 2 nd (more...)

Sahr Ngaujah Out of Signature's PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK for Rest of RunSahr Ngaujah Out of Signature's PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK for Rest of Run
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Due to his injuries from a recent automobile-related incident, Sahr Ngaujah will now not return to Signature Theatre's production of Athol Fugard's The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek. (more...)

CINDERELLA Alum Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies on Fox's GREASE: LIVE!CINDERELLA Alum Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies on Fox's GREASE: LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and Paramount Television announced today that film, television and stage actress and singer Keke Palmer (SCREAM QUEENS, "Masters of Sex") will be joining the cast of GREASE: LIVE as the sassy Pink Lady "Marty Maraschino." Palmer will star alongside Julianne Hough (as "Sandy") and Vanessa Hudgens (as "Rizzo"). In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the LIVE television adaptation airing on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (more...)

Day #3 Of Cast In Rehearsal For SMASH Reunion BOMBSHELL Actors Fund ConcertDay #3 Of Cast In Rehearsal For SMASH Reunion BOMBSHELL Actors Fund Concert
by Pat Cerasaro - May 28, 2015

BOMBSHELL is on Broadway! (more...)

Poster Unveiled For Ben Forster In Athens JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARPoster Unveiled For Ben Forster In Athens JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Pat Cerasaro - May 28, 2015

SUPERSTAR hits the amphitheater! (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of Center Stage's World Premiere of MARLEYPhoto Flash: Opening Night of Center Stage's World Premiere of MARLEY
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The world premiere production of MARLEY, the first original musical based on both The Life and music of Bob Marley, began rehearsals March 24 at Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland. MARLEY is now running through June 14. Check out photos from the opening night party below!  (more...)

Cooking Channel Announces July 2015 HighlightsCooking Channel Announces July 2015 Highlights
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2015

Cooking Channel celebrates summer eats in July with new tasty series, specials and returning favorites! (more...)

New Ballet TREE OF CODES to Make U.S. Premiere at Park Avenue Armory This FallNew Ballet TREE OF CODES to Make U.S. Premiere at Park Avenue Armory This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

A major new and immersive contemporary ballet -- collaboratively imagined by choreographer Wayne McGregor, visual artist Olafur Eliasson, and award-winning producer/composer Jamie xx -- makes its U.S. premiere at Park Avenue Armory this September. (more...)

The Little House with a lot of Soul, Sugar and Southern FlairThe Little House with a lot of Soul, Sugar and Southern Flair
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

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BWW Reviews: A Generational Mystery Unfolds in THREE DAYS OF RAIN at Portland Center StageBWW Reviews: A Generational Mystery Unfolds in THREE DAYS OF RAIN at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver - May 28, 2015

Portland Center Stage takes on a generational mystery and quest for identity in Robert Greenberg's THREE DAYS OF RAIN. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stephen STARR EVENTS and NYBG for Dining DelightsBWW Reviews: Stephen STARR EVENTS and NYBG for Dining Delights
by Marina Kennedy - May 27, 2015

Visit the New York Botanical Gardens and enjoy exceptional dining at Stephen Starr Events venues including the new Hudson Garden Grill. Enjoy menu specialties celebrating the exhibit, 'FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life.' (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Linda Lavin and More Set for 54 Below This JuneJeremy Jordan, Linda Lavin and More Set for 54 Below This June
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

This June, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2015

A captivating, new Smithsonian Channel original eight-part series recounts the incredible stories of luck, grit, determination and genius behind dozens of the inventions and inventors that have shaped our world. MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION premieres Sunday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation to Benefit from 3rd Annual...Renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation to Benefit from 3rd Annual...
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

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LED Digital Trailer Used to Show the Life of Wounded War Veteran During Local FundraiserLED Digital Trailer Used to Show the Life of Wounded War Veteran During Local Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

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Photo Flash: Lena Hall's The Deafening, Lauren Worsham's Sky-Pony & More at BROADWAY THE HARDWAYPhoto Flash: Lena Hall's The Deafening, Lauren Worsham's Sky-Pony & More at BROADWAY THE HARDWAY
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Jacob Langfelder in association with Queen of the Night at Diamond Horseshoe kicked off the weekend with a very special Broadway the Hardway to benefit the Tyler Clementi Foundation. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE Announces 2015 Events to Eat. Drink. End Hunger.Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE Announces 2015 Events to Eat. Drink. End Hunger.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

The eighth annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is pleased to release its 2015 program of events. Set for October 15 18, 100% of the net proceeds from more than 100 events taking place throughout New York City benefit Food Bank For New York City and No Kid Hungry . To date, the Festival has raised more than $8.5 million to help fight hunger with the nation's leading hunger-relief organizations. (more...)

The Canon Experience Center in Costa Mesa, California Earns LEED Gold CertificationThe Canon Experience Center in Costa Mesa, California Earns LEED Gold Certification
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

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THE LONG RAIL NORTH Set for Planet Connections Theatre FestivityTHE LONG RAIL NORTH Set for Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

C.A.G.E. Theatre Company presents Michael Hagins's Civil War drama The Long Rail North, where friendship grows out of a most unlikely situation. Directed by Emily DeSena, The Long Rail North will be performed on Sunday, June 21st at 1pm, Thursday, June 25th at 4:30pm, Tuesday, June 30th at 7pm, Saturday, July 4th at 4pm, Wednesday, July 8th at 8pm and Saturday, July 11th at 5pm in the Downstairs Theatre at The Paradise Factory, located at 64 East 4th Street, as part of the 2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

TDF Open Doors Graduation Set for Next MondayTDF Open Doors Graduation Set for Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Over 400 guests including current and past New York City high school students, and the performing arts professional mentors who have participated in TDF's Open Doors, the theatre arts mentoring program that TDF founded in 1998 with playwright Wendy Wasserstein, will attend this year's graduation at 5:30pm on Monday, June 1 at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC).   TDF's Open Doors was the first arts education program to receive a special Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre when it received the special honor in 2012. This year, Open Doors had 30 mentors working with 24 groups of students from New York City high schools. (more...)

Cast Announced for ALPHA BETA at Finborough TheatreCast Announced for ALPHA BETA at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

The first major revival of Ted Whitehead's Alpha Beta since 1972, directed by Unicorn Theatre Artistic Director Purni Morell, opens at the Finborough Theatre for a five week season on Thursday, 18 June, 2015 (Press Nights: Tuesday 23, June and Wednesday, 24 June at 7.30pm) (more...)

Donna McKechnie Confirmed To Play Marilyn's Mother In SMASH Reunion BOMBSHELL Actors Fund ConcertDonna McKechnie Confirmed To Play Marilyn's Mother In SMASH Reunion BOMBSHELL Actors Fund Concert
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2015

BOMBSHELL is on Broadway! (more...)

Juma Sharkah & Laura Elsworthy to Join Maxine Peake in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International FestivalJuma Sharkah & Laura Elsworthy to Join Maxine Peake in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production will run at Royal Exchange Theatre from 4 July. The ensemble cast will include Sarah Amankwah, Harry Attwell, Alex Austin, Hannah Hutch, Martins Imhangbe, Kate Jackson, Stuart Overington, Beatrice Scirocchi, Andrew Sheridan, Jessica Walker, Leah Walker and Owen Whitelaw. As previously announced, Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Comedy Central New Satirical Series ANOTHER PERIOD, Premiering 6/23VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Comedy Central New Satirical Series ANOTHER PERIOD, Premiering 6/23
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2015

The ten-episode debut season, co-created by Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome and executive produced by Ben Stiller's Red Hour, will premiere on Tuesday, June 23 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT following all-new episodes of "Inside Amy Schumer." (more...)

Chuck Cooper On AMAZING GRACE & Real-Life Slavery StoryChuck Cooper On AMAZING GRACE & Real-Life Slavery Story
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2015

AMAZING GRACE is gearing up to grace Broadway! (more...)

Cast Set for 'THE INVISIBLE at Bush TheatreCast Set for 'THE INVISIBLE at Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

The cast for the world premiere production of THE INVISIBLE by Rebecca Lenkiewicz is: Nicholas Bailey, Niall Buggy, Alexandra Gilbreath, Scott Karim and Sirine Saba. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rough Magic's New Play FAMISHEDBWW Reviews: Rough Magic's New Play FAMISHED
by Chris McCormack - May 26, 2015

In Hilary Fannin's new play, two lovers cast us back to their intense romance in an era locked in the jaws of the Celtic Tiger. (more...)

Photo Coverage: You Fascinate Me So - The Life & Times of Cy Coleman on Backstage with Peter LeDonnePhoto Coverage: You Fascinate Me So - The Life & Times of Cy Coleman on Backstage with Peter LeDonne
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 26, 2015

This Sunday's fascinating guests on Backstage with Peter LeDonne are author Andy Prospt and producer Ken Bloom. Mr. Probst has written the recent biography of Cy Coleman titled You Fascinate Me. Ken Bloom produced the companion CD of Cy's demos for the book.  Jamie DeRoy and Peter LeDonne can be heard on 970 am Sundays and on podcast. (more...)

Photo Flash: Winston Churchill's Granddaughter Visits CHURCHILL Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Winston Churchill's Granddaughter Visits CHURCHILL Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The hit Off-Broadway play CHURCHILL offered a special performance to benefit The Actors Fund on May 17th. Among the attendees was the internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill. CHURCHILL, a new play adapted and performed by Ronald Keaton, opened at New World Stages on February 18th to unanimous rave reviews led by The Wall Street Journal which declared, "Fifty years after his death, Winston Churchill has emerged as a star!" Under the direction of Kurt Johns, CHURCHILL is based on The Life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. Due to overwhelming demand, the show's producers recently put a new block of seats on sale through September 13th. (more...)

British Museum to Present Live Broadcast from DEFINING BEAUTY Exhibition, 5/28British Museum to Present Live Broadcast from DEFINING BEAUTY Exhibition, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

At 6.30pm on Thursday 28 May, the British Museum will present a live 30 minute broadcast from its current blockbuster exhibition, Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art, sponsored by Julius Baer. This unique broadcast will be live-streamed using the hugely popular Periscope app to share the secrets of these remarkable works of Ancient Greek art. (more...)

First Look At Cast In Rehearsal For SMASH Reunion BOMBSHELL Actors Fund ConcertFirst Look At Cast In Rehearsal For SMASH Reunion BOMBSHELL Actors Fund Concert
by Pat Cerasaro - May 26, 2015

BOMBSHELL is on Broadway! (more...)

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