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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...)

FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE - AMERICAN CRIME REQUIEM Kicks Off The Wallis' 2016-17 Season OPENING NIGHT Set for 8/29
by Maeve Riley - Aug 26, 2016

All-Star Ensemble Cast Includes Tony Award-Winner John Lloyd Young, Tony Award-Nominee Carmen Cusack, Pia Toscano, Lindsey Gort and Grammy Award-Nominee B. Slade (more...)

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...)

Eddie Marie Durham Pens WHILE BEING A PARENT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Children are said to be a result of their upbringing. For many parents, this is seen as both a positive and a negative as they hope to have a positive impact on their kids, but fear that their efforts will not be good enough. (more...)

NY Film Academy Student Showcase to Open the Market at 73rd Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The New York Film Academy (NYFA) is proud to announce a special student showcase as part of this year's 73rd Venice Film Festival Market. (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...)

BWW Review: BUNGA PENUTUP ABAD at Jakarta Art Building
by Albertus Raynaldi - Aug 25, 2016

Titimangsa Foundation and Bakti Budaya Djarum Foundation presents a colossal theater production called Bunga Penutup Abad, an adaptation of Nobel Laureate nominee Pramoedya Ananta Toer's literature works. 'This production marks the 10th anniversary of his death, to appreciate the works of a great Indonesian writer to the stage, and as one of the hopes to introduce and expose the young people in Indonesia to their home country's literature,' as quoted by Happy Salma, one of the main cast as well as the producer of the production. (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...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Legacy' Season Premiere of ARROW on The CW
by - Aug 25, 2016

Below, check out a promo for the all-new fifth season of ARROW on The CW. The series airs Wednesday at 8/7c. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Logo Reality Dating Series FINDING PRINCE CHARMING, Hosted By Lance Bass
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Logo today announced that its brand new reality dating competition series, FINDING PRINCE CHARMING will premiere on Thursday, September 8th at 9:00 PM ET/PT with a special 90-minute episode immediately following an all-new episode of 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars” and will simulcast on VH1. (more...)

Bracket Expands North American Presence with New Boston Location
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

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Showtime to Premiere Documentary GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN McAFEE, 9/24
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

SHOWTIME continues to expand its slate of bold documentaries under the Showtime Documentary Films banner with GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN McAFEE, a new feature-length film making its world television premiere on Saturday, September 24th (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...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/24/2016 - THE LIFE OF THE PARTY in San Fran!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 24, 2016

Today's big news: WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT's producers and playwright chat it up at The Drama Book Shop, and The Life OF THE PARTY, starring Andrew Lippa, opens in San Francisco! (more...)

Brazilian Singer-Songwriter SEU JORGE to Perform Tribute to David Boew in North America This November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Bowie himself was moved to say, "Had Seu Jorge not recorded my songs in Portuguese, I would never have heard this new level of beauty which he has imbued them with." Jorge will perform these songs, and those he recorded for the 2005 album The Life Aquatic Studio Versions Featuring Seu Jorge, in his new live show A Life Aquatic - A Tribute to David Bowie, which will tour North American in November. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chimera Ensemble's Chicago Premiere of SISTER CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Artistic Director Rainee Denham and Chimera Ensemble are proud to present the Chicago premiere of Colette Freedman's Sister Cities, directed by Ashley Neal, August 20 - September 18 at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee.  Sister Cities runs Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $22 - 26. Based on availability, industry tickets are $10 with a headshot and resume presented to the box office for all performances.   (more...)

TheatreWorks' Robert Kelley Receives Palo Alto Honors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley was the star of the show for a change - receiving proclamations on Monday, August 22 from both the City of Palo Alto's Mayor Pat Burt, and Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian, acknowledging his significant contributions to the community. (more...)

SKYLIGHT by David Hare Opens Burning Coal Theatre Company's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will open its 20th season in Raleigh, North Carolina with David Hare's Skylight, a love story about a brashly swaggering, politically conservative middle-aged businessman in the hotels and restaurants trade who stumbles back into The Life of a progressive-minded, younger woman with whom he had a tempestuous affair years  before.  The play will run Thursdays through Saturdays, Oct. 6-9, 13-15 and 20-22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, October 9, 16, and 23, 2016 at 2 p.m. Performances will take place at Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. (more...)

Kittery's Own Threshold Stage Brings Richard Nelson's Award Winning Play 'Sorry' to the Seacoast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Threshold Stage Company's intimately staged production of Richard Nelson's 'Sorry' at the Star Theatre in Kittery, Maine, (September 9th - September 18th), invites the audience to pull up a chair at the Apple family's dining room table early in the morning on the day of the 2012 Obama/Romney Presidential election; engrossing the viewer in the intricacies of family relationships and the overarching principles of love, tolerance and belonging that somehow manage to survive despite the ever growing complexity and public outrage of our American Culture. (more...)

Los Angeles Premiere of Nassim Soleimanpour's WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Set for Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Los Angeles Performance Practice and The Bootleg Theater, in association with Aurora Nova Productions, presents the Los Angeles premiere of Nassim Soleimanpour's slyly inventive White Rabbit Red Rabbit as part of the 2016 LAX  (Live Arts Exchange) Festival.  (more...)

The San Diego Jewish Film Festival Presents FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The San Diego Jewish Film Festival presented by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS, will present the screening of the San Diego premiere of FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK directed by Leonard Nimoy's son Adam Nimoy  on Wednesday, September 21 at 7pm  at the David and Dorothea Garfield Theater LFJCC, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla and Thursday, September 22 at 7pm at CARLSBAD VILLAGE THEATRE (Sponsored by Leichtag) 2822 State Street, Carlsbad. Both special screenings will have a Q&A with Adam Nimoy. David Ellenstein Artistic Director of North Coast Rep will be joining Adam Nimoy on September 21st for a Q&A at the JCC. (more...)

Oscar Nominee Ethan Hawke to Receive 2016 Donostia Award at San Sebastian Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

On September 17th, Ethan Hawke will be honored with a Donostia Award at the 64th edition of the San Sebastian Festival. T (more...)

Michael Urie and Robin De Jesus to Star in HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Labyrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of Homos, Or Everyone in American (October 20-November 27) by Jordan Seavey. Homos, Or Everyone in American, directed by Mike Donahue and featuring two-time Tony nominee Robin De Jesus (In The Heights, La Cage Aux Folles) and Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar, Ugly Betty, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), is a bitingly tender new play about trying to live and love in New York. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Announces Shows In 2016-2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

 Pittsburgh Opera announces its 2016-2017 season. The season includes the very first world premiere in our 78 year history and two Pennsylvania premieres. The season will encompass four operas produced at the Benedum Center and two Resident Artist operas - the annual production at Pittsburgh CAPA Theater and the Second Stage Project at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters. (more...)

Cast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the first major New York revival of David Hare's PLENTY. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show will begin previews on Tuesday, October 4 and run through Sunday, November 6, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 20. (more...)

Starz Gives Fourth Season Renewal to Hit Comedy Series SURVIVOR'S REMORSE
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Starz announced today that it has ordered a fourth season of the critically-acclaimed comedy series SURVIVOR'S REMORSE from executive producers Mike O'Malley, Tom Werner, LeBron James and Maverick Carter for SpringHill Entertainment, Paul Wachter, Victor Levin and Hilton Smith. (more...)

VIDEO: First look - Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams Star in MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
by Movies News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Below, watch the official trailer for MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Lucas Hedges, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol, and C.J. Wilson. (more...)

About Face Theatre's Reimagined I AM MY OWN WIFE Comes to Theater Wit This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

About Face Theatre will launch its 2016-17 Season with a reimagining of Doug Wright's I AM MY OWN WIFE, the Tony, Pulitzer Prize and Lambda Literary Award-winning play first developed at AFT back in 2003. (more...)

MedNet Solutions' iMedNet Named 'Best eClinical Solution 2016'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

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Miami Lyric Opera to Present TOSCA at South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Miami Lyric Opera will present TOSCA this month at South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center.  (more...)

2016 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Unveils Discovery Program Featuring 35 Films
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced today its Discovery programme showcasing 35 outstanding and absorbing feature films, including 16 World Premieres, by first and second time feature directors from Canada and across the globe, sponsored by Dropbox. (more...)

Dabier to Release Socially Relevant EP 'New Faces' 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

California-based actor-musician Dabier, has had success in front of the camera for almost 15 years. From 'House' to 'Everybody Hates Chris,' he has had both bit and leading parts. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Telemundo's New Biopic Series HASTA QUE TE CONOCI
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The much anticipated biopic series HASTA QUE TE CONOCI, based on The Life of musical icon, Juan Gabriel, comes to the TELEMUNDO screen after the record rating success in Mexico and Latin America. (more...)

Edward Fox To Star In New Betjeman Play SAND IN THE SANDWICHES
by Marianka Swain - Aug 23, 2016

Edward Fox is to star in a new play, Sand in the Sandwiches by Hugh Whitemore, which celebrates The Life and work of John Betjeman. Directed by Gareth Armstrong, the production will premiere at Oxford Playhouse on 25 October 2016 followed by a UK tour visiting the Minerva Theatre Chichester, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Exeter Northcott Theatre, Salisbury Playhouse and culminating with a final performance at the Folkestone Book Festival on 24 November 2016. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Poet Henry Wells Sullivan Releases New Book
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Life, love and loss are beautifully rendered in poetic form in 'Death Threats From British Petroleum: & Life Beyond The Grave' (published by AuthorHouse). In this collection of original poems, Henry Wells Sullivan explores the problem of environmental destruction while celebrating The Life and advocacy of his late wife, Gillian, who was an environmentalist. (more...)

Amy Donaho Howell Launches HEALING HIGH GEAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

September is national Sepsis Awareness Month, and today Amy Donaho Howell announces the launch of her new book 'Healing in High Gear, Surviving Sepsis: A Guide for Families, Patients, Caregivers and Healthcare Providers.' It's a true and inspiring story of how her family shifted into the ultimate high gear to survive septic shock twice and how the medical team played a key role. (more...)

Dallas Dougherty Releases KENTUCKY BOURBON CHRISTIAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Dallas Dougherty, a husband, father, devoted Christian, writer and author, has completed his new book 'Kentucky Bourbon Christian': a passionately crafted work that explores the word of God and his willingness to forgive. The book uniquely explains Christianity and compares it to aging bourbon in a barrel. (more...)

Savion Glover's CHRONOLOGY OF A HOOFER Set For World Premiere at NJPAC
by Nora Dominick - Aug 23, 2016

Tony Award winner Savion Glover, the tap master of Broadway's Shuffle Along, chronicles his lifework and pays tribute to his mentors in the world premiere of Savion Glover's Chronology of a HooFer. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard and More to Gather in Celebration of Mx Justin Vivian Bond
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Iconic performer, writer, artist and activist Mx Justin Vivian Bond will close out an epic yearlong retrospective of v's 25 year career at Joe's Pub at The Public with a new show called The Golden Age of Justin Vivian Bond, September 7-10 at 9:00PM, and a tribute concert, Trans/Art/Family: The VIVification of NYC, on September 11 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Christine Renee Miller's SUCH NICE SHOES Set for TheaterLab This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Written and performed by Christine Renee Miller, Such Nice Shoes follows a private yoga teacher and hopeful actress-to-be on a typical day from hell. Filled to the brim with characters who are as vibrant as they are believable Such Nice Shoes starts off like any New York City day: with a commute. (more...)

Q&A Sessions To Be Held This Weekend Following Performances of AS STRAW BEFORE THE WIND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

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Photo Flash: W.E.B. DU BOIS: A MAN FOR ALL TIMES at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

W. E. B. DU BOIS: A Man for All Times, written and directed by Alexa Kelly (using many of Du Bois own words), featuring Brian Richardson, with costumes by Terry Leong (Conan O'Brian Show), lighting by Joyce Liao (Pan Asian Rep. Theatre for the New City, Abingdon Theatre, 59E59), sound by Louis Lopardi (Fresh Fruit Festival NYC, Boston Conservatory), and sets by Ruben Arana Downs (Faculty-SUNY, FAMU), will perform in the NY International Fringe Festival. BroadwayWorld has a look at Richardson onstage below! (more...)

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