Musical Comedy GIGANTIC Will Open Vineyard Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonMusical Comedy GIGANTIC Will Open Vineyard Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that the musical comedy GIGANTIC will open the Vineyard Theatre's 2015-2016 season, which includes the previously announced new plays INDECENT by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel and DOT by the actor and playwright Colman Domingo. The season will also include a Developmental Lab of Christopher Chen's YOU MEAN TO DO ME HARM in the summer of 2016. Chen is the recipient of the Vineyard's 2013 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Vineyard Theatre is located at 108 E. 15 St. in New York City. (more...)

ABC Family to Offer Viewers a First Look at KEVIN FROM WORK on FacebookABC Family to Offer Viewers a First Look at KEVIN FROM WORK on Facebook
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

As part of the network's ongoing summer sampling campaign for its new original series, ABC Family will showcase the network's newest original comedy, 'Kevin From Work,' prior to its on-air premiere on Facebook. (more...)

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Get all the scoop on KEVIN FROM WORK, airing on ABC FAMILY on Wednesday, August 19, 2015! (more...)

NBC Announces Primetime Schedule Updates for AugustNBC Announces Primetime Schedule Updates for August
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

NBC announces PRIMETIME SCHEDULE updates for Sunday August 2, 2015 - Sunday August 16, 2015 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere of A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY, Now Playing at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at World Premiere of A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY, Now Playing at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the world premiere previews of A. R. Gurney's 'Love and Money,' a new comedy exploring the trials of class, family, legacy, and race, directed by Mark Lamos, from July 21 through August 8. A co-production with New York's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre, it will officially open there in late August.  (more...)

John Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The PublicJohn Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances, July 29 - August 9, 2015. Scroll down for details! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Debra Messing and Max Jenkins Channel Their Inner Sondheim on Set of MYSTERIES OF LAURASTAGE TUBE: Debra Messing and Max Jenkins Channel Their Inner Sondheim on Set of MYSTERIES OF LAURA
by Nora Dominick - Jul 24, 2015

You can take the Broadway stars out of Broadway but they always find a way to come back. MYSTERIES OF LAURA stars Debra Messing and Max Jenkins took to Instagram and Twitter last night to share some behind the scenes shenanigans.  (more...)

Figure 8's FEFU AND HER FRIENDS to Play the Woodland Hills Community Church, 8/8-9Figure 8's FEFU AND HER FRIENDS to Play the Woodland Hills Community Church, 8/8-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Come see Figure 8 Theatre's first production, a show that LA Weekly has called 'One of the most powerful plays written about The Mysteries and shared hallucinations of the female experience', Cuban-American playwright Maria Irene Fornes' classic feminist play, Fefu and her Friends, is one of the best loved Off-Broadway plays of all time. (more...)

Charlie Wilson & More Set for Season 5 of TV One's VERSES AND FLOW, 7/30Charlie Wilson & More Set for Season 5 of TV One's VERSES AND FLOW, 7/30
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

TV One's show-stopping series Lexus Verses And Flow sets the tone this summer with its fifth season premiere on Thursday, July 30 at 10p.m. EDT. (more...)

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Destination America to Premiere New Series PROJECT AFTERLIFE, 8/9Destination America to Premiere New Series PROJECT AFTERLIFE, 8/9
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

In Destination America's all-new series PROJECT AFERLIFE, a team of investigators motivated by their own experiences with pulling victims back from the grave (more...)

Author Says to TAKE YOUR SANDALS OFFAuthor Says to TAKE YOUR SANDALS OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

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New York Theatre Workshop Names 2015-16 Season's 2050 FellowsNew York Theatre Workshop Names 2015-16 Season's 2050 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2015/16 season 2050 Fellowship. The playwrights are Nathan Alan Davis, Hansol Jung and Patricia Ione Lloyd and the directors are Noelle Ghoussaini, Alexandru Mihail and Danya Taymor.  (more...)

Adelaide Cabaret Festival and More Headed to Joe's Pub, 7/22-8/2Adelaide Cabaret Festival and More Headed to Joe's Pub, 7/22-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from July 22 - August 2, 2015. (more...)

United Launch Alliance and Ball Aerospace 2015 Student Rocket Launch Takes STEM Education to New HeightsUnited Launch Alliance and Ball Aerospace 2015 Student Rocket Launch Takes STEM Education to New Heights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2015

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Photo Flash: First Look at Tina Benko & More in INFORMED CONSENT at Primary StagesPhoto Flash: First Look at Tina Benko & More in INFORMED CONSENT at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Primary Stages and Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Project present Informed Consent, a New York City premiere by Deborah Zoe Laufer (End Days, Leveling Up) and directed by Obie winner Liesl Tommy (Appropriate, The Good Negro). The limited engagement began performances earlier this week on, August 4, and continues through September 13, 2015 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a New 42nd Street project. Opening night is Tuesday, August 18 at 7PM. (more...)

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Patti Love to Star in UK Tour of JANE WENHAM: THE WITCH OF WALKERN; Cast Announced!Patti Love to Star in UK Tour of JANE WENHAM: THE WITCH OF WALKERN; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Ria Parry will direct Patti Love in the title role of Rebecca Lenkiewicz's Jane Wenham: The Witch of Walkern. The world premiere production, from Out of Joint, Watford Palace Theatre and Arcola Theatre in association with Eastern Angles, will tour the UK from September 2015 to January 2016. (more...)

Kristine Nielsen, Lois Smith & More Tapped for Playwrights Horizons' Upcoming ProductionsKristine Nielsen, Lois Smith & More Tapped for Playwrights Horizons' Upcoming Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Playwrights Horizons has announced additional casting for its upcoming 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

WHAT WE LOOK LIKE to Hold New Staged Reading This MonthWHAT WE LOOK LIKE to Hold New Staged Reading This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

What We Look Like-an original new play- is holding a second staged reading this month after a successful first reading held this past June at Pearl Studios. (more...)

'Great Balls of Fire' Exhibit Opens 10/1 at Museum of Discovery & Science'Great Balls of Fire' Exhibit Opens 10/1 at Museum of Discovery & Science
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

What are asteroids, comets, and meteorites and where do they come from? The Space Science Institute's National Center for Interactive Learning, with funding from the National Science Foundation and NASA, has developed a national traveling exhibition called Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors, that will open on October 1, 2015 at the Museum of Discovery and Science. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Sets 2015 Page-to-Stage New Play Festival LineupThe Kennedy Center Sets 2015 Page-to-Stage New Play Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The Kennedy Center hosts its 14th annual Page-to-Stage new play festival from Saturday, September 5 to Monday, September 7, 2015, featuring more than 50 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all with a mission to produce and support new work. The 14th Annual Page-to-Stage event showcases more than 40 new plays by female playwrights and includes nine works that are part of the citywide Women's Voices Theater Festival, which officially begins on September 8. (more...)

INFORMED CONSENT, Starring Tina Benko, Starts Its Run Tonight at Primary StagesINFORMED CONSENT, Starring Tina Benko, Starts Its Run Tonight at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Primary Stages and Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Project present Informed Consent, a New York City premiere by Deborah Zoe Laufer (End Days, Leveling Up) and directed by Obie winner Liesl Tommy (Appropriate, The Good Negro). The limited engagement begins performances tonight, August 4, and continues through September 13, 2015 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a New 42nd Street project. (more...)

Skeet Ulrich Among Cast Announced for ABC Family Drama Pilot STAYSkeet Ulrich Among Cast Announced for ABC Family Drama Pilot STAY
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

ABC Family announces the cast for its pilot “Stay,” which also kicked off production this week in Los Angeles. (more...)

New Guidebook for Women, 'Sensing Mr. Right Guy' is ReleasedNew Guidebook for Women, 'Sensing Mr. Right Guy' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ How to get a glimpse of the personality traits of every man, regardless how well a man tries to hide them, is what Leagan E. Kasper shares inSensing Mr. Right Guy, a compellingly insightful and rip-tickling funny Dating Guide book for Women, released August 1. (more...)

Performances Begin Tomorrow for INFORMED CONSENT at Primary StagesPerformances Begin Tomorrow for INFORMED CONSENT at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Primary Stages and Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Project present Informed Consent, a New York City premiere by Deborah Zoe Laufer (End Days, Leveling Up)and directed by Obie winner Liesl Tommy (Appropriate, The Good Negro).  The limited engagement begins performances August 4 and continues through September 13, 2015 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a New 42nd Street project.  Opening night is Tuesday, August 18 at 7PM. (more...)

Scoop: KEVIN FROM WORK on ABC Family - Wednesday, September 16, 2015Scoop: KEVIN FROM WORK on ABC Family - Wednesday, September 16, 2015
by TV Scoop - Aug 27, 2015

Get all the scoop on KEVIN FROM WORK, airing on ABC Family on Wednesday, September 16, 2015! (more...)

Stockard Channing to Join Nathan Lane, Debra Messing in Benefit Readings of Wesley Taylor's Short PlaysStockard Channing to Join Nathan Lane, Debra Messing in Benefit Readings of Wesley Taylor's Short Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

It was announced today that additional cast members have joined the benefit evening of 'BRIDGING THE GAP AND OTHER SHORT PLAYS BY WESLEY TAYLOR'. The event will be presented as an evening of readings of a collection of six new short plays by actor and playwright WESLEY TAYLOR to benefit The Actors Fund. The one-night-only event is set for Monday, October 26, 2015 at 7:30 pm at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) and tickets are now on sale via www.actorsfund.org. (more...)

Beth Malone, Academy Blues Project and More to Round Out Aug 2015 at Joe's PubBeth Malone, Academy Blues Project and More to Round Out Aug 2015 at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances, August 26 - September 6, 2015. (more...)

Leagan E. Kasper Pens THE FREEDOM... TO THINKLeagan E. Kasper Pens THE FREEDOM... TO THINK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ She is funny, stupendously so, as we have come to learn through each of her books in which humor is never left behind, even if it involves a romantic epic filled with poetic eroticism, evident in her critically acclaimed novel LOVE. Her humor doesn't come unnoticed during the intriguing dialogue of three scientists in Surviving Pan, solving The Mysteries of history and mythologies, either. With a keen eye for the smallest details, Kasper shared her canny observations about men's features and what they reveal about men's personalities in her insightful and thigh-slapping humorous dating guide for women, Sensing Mr. Right Guy. In her latest endeavor, The Freedom to Think, we get to know the real Leagan Kasper, previously hiding behind the fictional characters of her books. (more...)

Fictional Memoir ASHES AND EMBERS is ReleasedFictional Memoir ASHES AND EMBERS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Inger Kretsinger's fictional memoir follows the lives of people whose hopes, dreams, aspirations and romances were reduced to 'Ashes and Embers' (published by Xlibris) during the Second World War. She shows their struggle to survive and their exodus to the Americas, as well as the conflict's aftermaths, their efforts to rekindle what was nearly snuffed out, a delicate process of recovery unfolding in the ensuing decades. (more...)

Bryan Fenkart and Gerard Canonico to Star in Reading of Richard Vetere's New Play THE WALL This SundayBryan Fenkart and Gerard Canonico to Star in Reading of Richard Vetere's New Play THE WALL This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Claudia Feldstein will direct a developmental reading of Richard Vetere's new play THE WALL on Sunday, August 23  at 3PM in Midtown Manhattan. (more...)

New Episode of ABC Family's "Kevin From Work," Airing 9/9New Episode of ABC Family's "Kevin From Work," Airing 9/9
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

It's Kevin's birthday, and he's not in the mood to celebrate in a new episode of “Kevin From Work,” airing on Wednesday, September 9th at 8:30 PM ET/PT, (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night of INFORMED CONSENTPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night of INFORMED CONSENT
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 19, 2015

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and several other celebrities joined the cast of INFORMED CONSENT to celebrate their opening night on August 18, 2015.  (more...)

INFORMED CONSENT, Starring Tina Benko, Opens Tonight at Primary StagesINFORMED CONSENT, Starring Tina Benko, Opens Tonight at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Primary Stages and Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Project present Informed Consent, a New York City premiere by Deborah Zoe Laufer (End Days, Leveling Up) and directed by Obie winner Liesl Tommy (Appropriate, The Good Negro). The limited engagement began performances on August 4 and continues through September 13, 2015 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a New 42nd Street project. Opening night is tonight, August 18 at 7PM. (more...)

The Music Hall Sets Screening Details for SeptemberThe Music Hall Sets Screening Details for September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

The Music Hall continues its tradition of offering a variety of outstanding cinema this month, all being shown at either the splendidly restored Historic Theater on Chestnut Street or at the chic Loft on Congress Street, both acclaimed for their architectural design. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SHE-RANTULAS FROM OUTER SPACE at FringeNYCPhoto Flash: First Look at SHE-RANTULAS FROM OUTER SPACE at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

She-Rantulas Theatre Company presents the New York premiere of She-Rantulas From Outer Space - in 3D!, a gender-bending comedy of horrors by Ruff Yeager andPhil Johnson, that The San Diego Union-Tribune calls 'a smart, wonderfully detailed and very funny mash up of '50s B horror movies, McCarthy-era hysteria and Charles Busch drag comedies,' as part of this summer's New York International Fringe Festival. Performances begin tonight, August 14 (through August 23) at the Lynn Redgrave Theatre @ Culture Project (45 Bleecker Street @ Lafayette Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sally Wilfert Sings 'I Love My Voice' From Barrington's YOU'RE STANDING IN MY WAYSTAGE TUBE: Sally Wilfert Sings 'I Love My Voice' From Barrington's YOU'RE STANDING IN MY WAY
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2015

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will present the premiere of You're Standing in My Way: A New Song Cycle by William Finn and Deborah Abramson, from August 14-17 at Mr. Finn's Cabaret, located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield.  In the video below, Sally Wilfert is singing a song from the songwriting team of Deborah Abramson and two time Tony Award winner William Finn. Check it out! (more...)

William Finn & Deborah Abramson's YOU'RE STANDING IN MY WAY Premieres Tonight at Barrington Stage CompanyWilliam Finn & Deborah Abramson's YOU'RE STANDING IN MY WAY Premieres Tonight at Barrington Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will present the premiere of You're Standing in My Way: A New Song Cycle by William Finn and Deborah Abramson, from tonight, August 14, through August 17 at Mr. Finn's Cabaret, located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival's New Play Reading Series to Close with Kate Moira Ryan's HIPSTERLY EVER AFTERDorset Theatre Festival's New Play Reading Series to Close with Kate Moira Ryan's HIPSTERLY EVER AFTER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival's 2015 New Play Reading Series concludes on Monday, August 24th with Kate Moira Ryan's Hipsterly Ever After. Ryan is a New York-based playwright whose play The Beebo Brinker Chronicles, produced off-Broadway by Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner, won a GLAAD Award. She was also a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn prize for her play Hadley's Mistake. She has received numerous fellowships including the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship to EST, the Sundance Institute, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Directing the reading is Mark Armstrong, Director of New Work for off-Broadway's Keen Company and the Executive Director for The 24 Hour Plays. Recent directing credits include Christopher Shinn's The Coming World, Lucas Hnath's Odile's Ordeal (both Williamstown) and Dan O'Brien's From Kandahar to Canada (EST). (more...)

NBC Inks Deal with Keshet Studios for Scripted First-Look ProgrammingNBC Inks Deal with Keshet Studios for Scripted First-Look Programming
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

NBC Entertainment is partnering with Keshet Studios, the recently launched L.A.-based subsidiary of Keshet International (KI) that oversees KI's scripted programming activities in the U.S., on a first-look programming deal for the network (more...)

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Project NunwayLA Hits the Runway, 10/11Project NunwayLA Hits the Runway, 10/11
by Nora Dominick - Aug 13, 2015

Project NunwayLA returns to the runway onSunday, October 11, 2015 with another fabulous event to benefit two wonderful Los Angeles community charities, BEING ALIVE LA & LIFE GROUP LA. (more...)

Tony Sheldon and More Join World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep; Full Cast Announced!Tony Sheldon and More Join World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Berkeley Rep has announced the full company for its 2015-16 season opener Amelie, A New Musical, starring award-winning actress Samantha Barks. (more...)

Showtime Orders Coming-of-Age Drama Pilot from Oscar Winner CommonShowtime Orders Coming-of-Age Drama Pilot from Oscar Winner Common
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

SHOWTIME has given a pilot order to a one-hour drama created, executive produced and written by Lena Waithe (Dear White People, Bones) and executive produced by Grammy(R) and Academy Award(R) winner Common (more...)

ISAAC BABEL AND THE BLACK SEA Workshop Set for Stella Adler Theatre, 8/21ISAAC BABEL AND THE BLACK SEA Workshop Set for Stella Adler Theatre, 8/21
by Nora Dominick - Aug 11, 2015

Producer Rochelle Rossman (for Stella Adler Lab Theatre Company), presents ISAAC BABEL AND THE BLACK SEA. A new workshop by Tim McNeil, who will also direct. (more...)

Nathan Lane and Debra Messing to Lead Benefit Readings of Short Plays by Wesley Taylor This FallNathan Lane and Debra Messing to Lead Benefit Readings of Short Plays by Wesley Taylor This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Stage stars Tony winner Nathan Lane and Emmy winner Debra Messing -- an odd pair but a fun choice -- are teaming up for BRIDGING THE GAP AND OTHER SHORT PLAYS BY WESLEY TAYLOR to benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

William Finn & Deborah Abramson's YOU'RE STANDING IN MY WAY Will Premiere at Barrington Stage CompanyWilliam Finn & Deborah Abramson's YOU'RE STANDING IN MY WAY Will Premiere at Barrington Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will present the premiere of You're Standing in My Way: A New Song Cycle by William Finn and Deborah Abramson, from August 14-17 at Mr. Finn's Cabaret, located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield. (more...)

YMF Orchestra's 2015-16 Season to Feature Works by Kanye West, Salonen & BeethovenYMF Orchestra's 2015-16 Season to Feature Works by Kanye West, Salonen & Beethoven
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Executive Director Julia Gaskill and newly appointed Music Director Yuga Cohler today announced the 2015/16 season of the Young Musicians Foundation (YMF) Debut Orchestra, one of the foremost pre-professional training orchestras in the United States. (more...)

American Composer David Sampson to Work with Young Mucisians in PerthAmerican Composer David Sampson to Work with Young Mucisians in Perth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Internationally acclaimed American composer David Sampson will visit Perth this week to collaborate with local emerging artists, as well as mentoring talented up and coming young musicians and high school students. (more...)

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