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Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Public Theater has announced casting for JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne. (more...)

Justin Weaks, Frankie Faison, Charlayne Woodard, Roscoe Orman and More Sign on for BUD, NOT BUDDY at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the full casting for the world premiere of Bud, Not Buddy, a new play by Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge, adapted from Christopher Paul Curtis's acclaimed Newbury Medal winning novel, with music by world-renowned jazz artist and composer Terence Blanchard. (more...)

Draco and the Malfoys Band, New Plays and More Set for 'WizardNights' at PUFFS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Puffs Presents WizardNights - an exciting monthlong celebration of special theater and musical events presented by the Off Broadway hit PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - will take place January 13 through February 5. (more...)

Dancehouse Presents DANCE MASSIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Dancehouse is delighted to present seven remarkable and uncompromising works as part of Dance Massive 2017, Australia's only contemporary dance festival, a prominent example of the quality of and appetite for Australian contemporary dance. Since 2009, Dance Massive has welcomed over 41,000 visitors to over 400 performances. The quality and scale of Dance Massive programming, combining the artistic vision of three artistic directors (Dancehouse, Arts House and Malthouse), has drawn artists and audiences globally and made Melbourne a focal point for Australia's dance arts. (more...)

Denis Jones, Tina Landau, Kristin Hanggi, Hunter Foster and More to Helm 2017 Shows at Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled six exciting teams - three led by prominent women directors - to helm the diverse productions planned this season: a tap-happy musical comedy, a beloved classic, a completely reinvented musical from some of the finest creative minds in musical theatre, two bold new musicals, and a holiday show for all ages. (more...)

HAVENHURST Opens its Doors in Select Theaters and on Cable and Digital VOD 2/10
by Movies News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Brainstorm Media and Twisted Pictures have announced the February 10th limited theatrical and nationwide Cable VOD and Digital HD release of Andrew C. Erin's Havenhurst. (more...)

Cartoon Network Greenlights 2017 Sundance Film Festival Selection SUMMER CAMP ISLAND
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Cartoon Network greenlights SUMMER CAMP ISLAND, a wildly imaginative animated series based on the original short created by Julia Pott (Adventure Time). (more...)

EST/Youngblood Will Premiere Paul Cameron Hardy's MOPE This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's YOUNGBLOOD, whose past plays include the Tony Award-nominated Hand to God, will present the premiere of MOPE. (more...)

Tanzia Mustafa, MD Releases SPIRITUAL MECHANICS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

In her debut book, 'Spiritual Mechanics' (published by Archway Publishing), Tanzia Mustafa, MD, attempts to unravel The Mysteries of the human mind. Mustafa's book features information and insight from multiple branches of science in simplistic terms for truth seekers. (more...)

Chabot Space & Science Center Presents STAR TREK: 50 ARTISTS. 50 YEARS, 2/3-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

In celebration of Star Trek's 50th anniversary, a one-of-a-kind art exhibition will be presented at Chabot Space & Science Center Oakland, CA from February 3 - 19, 2017. (more...)

This Is Not A Theatre Company Invites Audiences to Jump Into Pool Play 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Come sit at the edge of the pool with your feet in the water (literally!) and enjoy synchronized swimming, a snarky fish, water aerobics, an explorer in an inflatable boat, and an examination of America's long, joyful, and complicated relationship with the swimming pool. (more...)

Wizard Rock Band Draco and the Malfoys to Continue PUFFS 'Wizard Nights' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Puffs Presents WizardNights - an exciting monthlong celebration of special theater and musical events presented by the Off Broadway hit PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - will continue through February 5 featuring special post-show readings of two new wizarding plays by Puffs playwright Matt Cox and concerts with two of our favorite Wizard Rock Bands, Draco and the Malfoys and Swish and Flick. (more...)

Paul Cameron Hardy's Sold-Out MOPE Extends at Ensemble Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's YOUNGBLOOD, whose past plays include the Tony Award-nominated Hand to God, have announced a two-week extension for the sold-out run of MOPE. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Signature Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere production Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). This new play based on the real-life story of Elva Miller, a middle-aged housewife who gained notoriety as an unlikely pop phenomenon in the 1960s for her warbling renditions of chart topping hits 'Downtown,' 'Monday, Monday,' 'A Hard Day's Night,' and more runs February 28 - March 26 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Tina Jackson Releases 'Mysteries Revealed On Speaking In Tongues'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

'Mysteries Revealed On Speaking In Tongues': an engaging and dynamic study on what many consider to be a mysterious phenomenon is available to all Christians. 'Mysteries Revealed On Speaking In Tongues' is the creation of published author, Tina Jackson, the editor, producer, and host of 'U Beautiful Creation,' a Christian-based talk show located in Michigan. (more...)

Charlotte Cohn, Robert Creighton and More Join Off Broadway Alliance's 'PAGE TO STAGE' Seminar
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold the next event in its Seminars series, focused on the Off Broadway Producing Process on Saturday February 4th, 2017. (more...)

Sam Henry Kass Mini-Fest with 'IRVING'S TIARA' and 'LUSTING AFTER PIPINO'S WIFE'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 are proud to present a Sam Henry Kass Mini-Festival, celebrating the 25th Anniversary revival production of "Lusting After Pipino's Wife" and the World Premiere of  "Irving's Tiara."  Both shows will run in rep at Theatre 68 (formally Antaeus/Deaf West), located at 5112 Lankershim Blvd. No. Hollywood, CA., 91601, beginning on February 9, 2017.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 22, 2017
by - Jan 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Patrick J. Conte, MD, PhD Helps Readers Find the MYSTERIES OF LIFE, DEATH AND BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

ROSELAND, N.J. - Author Patrick J. Conte, MD, PhD has pondered this question, 'Is there a reason why we were born, and do we all have a purpose in life?' In his book, 'Mysteries of Life, Death and Beyond' (published by Balboa Press), he attempts to answer it and hopefully guide readers on an amazing and somewhat mystical journey. (more...)

Sarah Treem's THE HOW AND THE WHY to Open Next Month at Theater J
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

In a fitting follow-up to its production of Copenhagen, Theater J dives into a distinctly contemporary, female take on science and The Mysteries of sex and human relationships with Sarah Treem's The How and The Why. (more...)

Judy McLane, Philip Hernandez Cast in Michael John LaChiusa's Reworked LOS OTROS at Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Everyman Theatre has cast Judy McLane and Philip Hernandez for its upcoming spring production of Los Otros. (more...)

HAVENHURST Opens its Doors in Select Theaters and on Cable and Digital VOD 2/10
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Brainstorm Media and Twisted Pictures have announced the February 10th limited theatrical and nationwide Cable VOD and Digital HD release of Andrew C. Erin's HAVENHURST. (more...)

Peggy Borst Pens 'Now, Here's the Rest of the Story: Revealing the Mysteries of the Kingdom of God'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

'Now, Here's the Rest of the Story: Revealing The Mysteries of the Kingdom of God': a guide to understanding the wisdom and Parables of Jesus. 'Now, Here's the Rest of the Story: Revealing The Mysteries of the Kingdom of God' is the creation of published author, Peggy Borst, a retired LPN with a Bachelor's Degree from Anna Vaughn School of Nursing at Oral Roberts University and a former Sunday School teacher who maintains a prayer/healing ministry at church in Central Florida. (more...)

Stuff to Take Center Stage in Geoff Sobelle's THE OBJECT LESSON at NYTW; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tickets for THE OBJECT LESSON, the third production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2016/17 Season, are now on sale. (more...)

Showtime Picks Up New One-Hour Drama Series THE CHI
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

SHOWTIME has announced the pick-up of the new one-hour drama series, THE CHI, created, executive produced and written by Lena Waithe (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage to Present GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

From March 3 to April 1, 2017, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the New England Premiere of GRAND CONCOURSE, a compelling new drama by award-winning actor, screenwriter, and playwright Heidi Schreck.   (more...)

BWW Interview: Katherine Catmull on SISTER OF SHATTERING GLASS February 13th Deadline
by Frank Benge - Feb 8, 2017

Young Adult novelist and actress Katerine Catmull has teamed up with Physical Plant Theatre to create SISTER OF SHATTERING GLASS, an adventure story told entirely with text messages. The adventure follows Catmull's characters Summer and Bird in a race to the center of a dark maze located behind the mirrors of the world, where a being born from reflections and fractures threatens to devour the maze from within - including the two sisters and every bird on earth. People who join up for the adventure will take the role of father, receiving messages from the two daughters. The adventure is written by Catmull, featuring characters from her novel, Summer and Bird, and will feature photographs by Annie Gunn and sound design by Buzz Moran. The story unfolds gradually over the course of five months. Broadway World recently had an opportunity to talk to Katherine Catmull to find out more about this unique and exciting new theatrical venture. (more...)


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Adam B. Shapiro To Reprise MAC Award-Winning GUIDE TO THE PERFECT BREAKUP in New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Series at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

According to singer/actor Adam B. Shapiro, breakups can be one of the most devastatingly painful things in the world . . . but not if you know how to do them right. Four years after Shapiro launched his 2013 MAC Award-Winning show GUIDE TO THE PERFECT BREAKUP, Shapiro will reprise his hilarious and musically compelling show-with songs written by composers as diverse as Cole Porter and Weird Al Yankovic--in the BroadwayWorld Award-Nominated series NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS at the Metropolitan Room on March 15 at 7 pm. The series is produced and hosted by Stephen Hanks (with Associate Producer Fr. Jeffrey Hamblin, MD). (more...)

THE HUMANS, MAGELLANICA World Premiere and More Set for Artists Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

For their 35th anniversary as Portland's premiere mid-size regional theatre company, Artists Repertory Theatre announces six plays as part of their regular season, plus one limited run theatrical event. (more...)

Sing 'Ring of Keys' and Win Free Tickets to FUN HOME at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

In anticipation of 'Fun Home' coming to the Ahmanson Theatre, Center Theatre Group will host a Sing Out 'Ring of Keys' Contest. Individuals and non-professional choirs are invited to submit video of themselves singing the song 'Ring of Keys' from the musical 'Fun Home.' (more...)

Mare Winningham Joins David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham and Dimitri Joseph Moise join the previously announced cast of the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

Kathleen Garrett Joins GOD'S WAITING ROOM at Matrix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Elephant Theatre Company, along with Robert Austin Rossi and David Fofi, have announced that veteran actress Kathleen Garrett will joining the stellar cast of 'God's Waiting Room' - The heartwarming drama will open March 11th, at Matrix Theatre. (more...)

American Museum of National History Presents Summer 2017 Camps
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Adventures in Science program introduces children to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits. (more...)

NYTW Launches 2050 Fellowship for Aspiring Theatre Administrators
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the launch of the new 2050 Administrative Fellowship Program for aspiring theatre administrators. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Shindle, Alison Bechdel and More Celebrate FUN HOME's Opening at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Tony Award-winning musical 'Fun Home' opened last night, February 22, at the Ahmanson Theatre and continues through April 1, 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos from the starry opening festivities below! (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...)

FOX Orders Second Season of Hit Action Drama LETHAL WEAPON
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

FOX has ordered a second season of the hit action drama LETHAL WEAPON, it was announced today by David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company (more...)

FUN HOME Opens Tomorrow at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Tony Award-winning musical "Fun Home" opens February 22 at the Ahmanson Theatre and continues through April 1, 2017. "Fun Home" has one preview performance on February 21. (more...)

David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Extends Again at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Public Theater announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

Olga Hendrikoff Shares Memoir, A COUNTESS IN LIMBO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Anne Frank's diary has become a staple in history because it transports readers to a darker and more uncertain time. Much like the famous Frank journals, another set of personal essays deliver an extraordinary look into the life of a young woman caught in the crossfires of a world at war. (more...)

Badger Power! Off-Broadway's Potter Play PUFFS Extends Through June
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic has extended through June 25, 2017 due to popular demand Off-Broadway at The Elektra Theater (300 West 43rd Street). In addition, a regular weekly 3:00 PM Saturday Matinee performance will be added beginning on March 4. (more...)

Writers on a New England Stage Presents Author Krista Tippett
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

On Thursday, March 2, Krista Tippett will take the stage to discuss her New York Times bestseller BECOMING WISE: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living, now available in paperback for the first time. In this remarkable book, Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and National Humanities Medalist Krista Tippett has created a master class in living in a fractured world, drawn from the stories of extraordinary individuals who possess "spiritual genius." Tippett distills the insights she has gleaned from these luminous characters to explore the meaning of life in its many dimensions. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Theatre By The Lake and English Touring Theatre's World Premiere of WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Theatre by the Lake today announces full cast for the world premiere of Nicholas Pierpan's play William Wordsworth.  Michael Oakley directs Daniel Abelson (Coleridge), Amiera Darwish (Sara), Richard Evans (Atkinson/Elderly Man), Joseph Mydell (George Beaumont), Emma Pallant (Dorothy), Paul Ryan (Peter Garner/Lonsdale's Secretary), John Sackville (Wordsworth), Rosalind Steele (Mrs Coleridge) and Terence Wilton (Lord Lonsdale/Beggar Man). (more...)

New Sculptural Work by Sandra Muss at VOLTA NY 2017  
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Sandra Muss's new series Permutations will be on view at Volta NY (Booth C5) presented by OCP during Armory Arts Week, March 1 – 5, 2017. Muss transforms seven 19th Century industrial doors that are marked by decades of factory life into gateways to other dimensions. (more...)

THE OBJECT LESSON Adds Two Week Extension at New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Due to popular demand, New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today a two-week extension of THE OBJECT LESSON, the third show in the 2016/17 Season. (more...)

TCG Publishes MARJORIE PRIME, BOOTYCANDY and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Theatre Communications Group has just published an exciting line-up of new plays from playwrights such as Caryl Churchill, Tracy Letts, and Robert O'Hara. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Lauren Molina, Julia Murney, P.J. Griffith & More Sign on for Yale Rep's ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) continues its 50th Anniversary Season with a new production of ASSASSINS, book by John Weidman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by James Bundy, March 17-April 8, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is March 23. (more...)

Off-Center to Stage 360-Degree TRAVELERS OF THE LOST DIMENSION at Stanley Marketplace
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Off-Center, the newest and most unconventional arm of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) has announced full details for their off-site collaboration at Stanley Marketplace, Travelers of the Lost Dimension. (more...)

Abend Gallery presents SIGHT UNSEEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Abend Gallery is proud to present Sight Unseen, a group exhibition hosted by the gallery and guest curated by artist Alia El-Bermani. This exhibition seeks to explore the idea of what lies at the boundary of the known and unknown through representational work. This is a complex and multi-layered exhibition, one that is best explained through the words of the curator. The show opens Friday, February 24 and runs through March 25 with an opening reception on February 24, from 6-9 p.m. (more...)

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