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Victorian Opera Receives Classical:Next Innovation Award Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Renowned for its contribution to the development of new Australian opera and music theatre, Victorian Opera has premiered 17 new works in its 11 year history. As a national leader in the commissioning and presentation of new Australian opera, Victorian Opera is extraordinarily proud to receive this international recognition.  (more...)

Nicola Dawn Brook Joins BITTERGIRL: THE MUSICAL at Confederation Centre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Let's take it back to The Mack! Bittergirl: The Musical sold out virtually its entire run when it first premiered at the Festival and will return this summer with new songs and scenes, and the same girl-group hits like 'I'm Gonna Make You Love Me,' 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough,' 'I Will Survive,' and 'Too Many Fish In The Sea.' (more...)

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, February 19, 2017
by - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, February 19, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Like Father Like Son - Robert Irwin Carries On Dad's Legacy on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Robert Irwin, the 13-year-old son of Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, showed Jimmy some animals, including a dwarf crocodile, a red-tail boa and two sloths. (more...)

Scoop: PEOPLE ICONS - Series Premiere on ABC - Tuesday, March 7, 2017
by - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on PEOPLE ICONS - Series Premiere, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 7, 2017! (more...)

New Orleans Native Wins BIG FREEDIA'S DANCE OFF Contest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Fuse, a multiplatform media brand reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience, today announced that nineteen-year-old New Orleans native Satchel Joseph has been named the winner of “Big Freedia's Dance Off” contest, beating out five other finalists to secure a spot on Freedia's legendary shake team. Joseph's father, WGNO TV's News with a Twist anchor LBJ, shared The News today during a live broadcast. Joseph will also appear on the popular Fuse series, Big Freedia Bounces Back (formerly Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce) when it returns for a sixth season later this year. (more...)

VIDEO: Ricky Martin Talks Upcoming Vegas Residency on TONIGHT
by - Feb 17, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Ricky Martin shared how he met his fiance, his plans to hit up Jennifer Lopez for advice about his Las Vegas residency and the notes his twin boys give him after each show. (more...)

VIDEO: Rag'n'Bone Man Performs 'Human' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Rag'n'Bone Man performed 'Human' for the studio audience. (more...)

Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP Set for Avon Players This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Mystery lovers will be riveted by the whodunit from master of the genre, Agatha Christie, as Avon Players presents in Avon Players' The Mousetrap, running March 10-25. (more...)

NYC-Arts To Unwrap Museum Of Food And Drink
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of New York City. (more...)

BWW Review: East West's FREE OUTGOING Effectively Posits A Subject Matter No Parent Ever Wants to Face
by Gil Kaan - Feb 16, 2017

East West Players' new Artistic Director Snehal Desai ambitiously tackles the US premiere of playwright Anupama Chandrasekhar's FREE OUTGOING as his directorial debut. FREE OUTGOING centers on a single mother and her two teenagers living in a very conservative Chennai, India. Strong performances from the talented cast of five vividly illustrate the consequences of a video of the 15-year-old daughter engaged in a sex act going viral. (more...)

The Sol Train: 'Climate, Faith, Solar Connection'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

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VIDEO: Damien Chazelle Shares LA LA LAND Set Secrets on TONIGHT
by - Feb 16, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Damien Chazelle shared his reaction to Jimmy's Golden Globes spoof of LA LA LAND and reveals some set secrets about directing the Oscar-nominated film. (more...)

VIDEO: Maggie Rogers Performs 'Alaska' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Maggie Rogers performed 'Alaska' off her new EP 'Now That the Light is Fading.' Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 2/20 - 2/24 on ABC ]
by TV Scoop - Feb 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA 2/20 - 2/24, airing on ABC (more...)

Author Maria Larson Releases 'The Night of the Jakal'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Author Maria Larson releases 'The Night of the Jakal' (published by Xlibris). This compelling play chronicles a tale of passion, betrayal and revenge with heavy drama and timely exploration of today's problems. (more...)

THIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS to Unwrap NYC's Museum of Food and Drink This Month
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of New York City. (more...)

Sneak Peek - THE REAL's On The Road's Last Stop: New York City Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

On Thursday, February 16, co-host Jeannie Mai jets off to New York City for 'The Real on the Road' where she has a few surprises in store for some lucky contestants at Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School (more...)

BWW Interview: Nikka Graff Lanzarone on Debuting HERO WORSHIP at Feinstein's/54 Below and Performing SWEET CHARITY in the Aftermath of the Election
by Casey Mink - Feb 16, 2017

Audiences may know Nikka Graff Lanzarone from her role in the recent Off-Broadway production of SWEET CHARITY, or as the co-creator and host of the Broadway-centric podcast THE ENSEMBLIST, in which she and her co-host Mo Brady delve into each facet of creating a Broadway show with an emphasis on all those names that aren't above the title. Now, the multifaceted talent prepares to make her Feinstein's/54 Below debut on February 23, with a show she's co-created called HERO WORSHIP. Before descending to the sublevel venue, Lanzarone, billing the concert as an "eclectic whirl through the songs and performers who shaped [her] into the human she is," discussed with BroadwayWorld how she found her way into the show conceptually. She also shared details of what it was like to be a part of the feminist interpretation of SWEET CHARITY in the aftermath of the election, and how she hopes her podcast breaks down the stigma of ensemble work on Broadway. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, February 18, 2017
by - Feb 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, February 18, 2017! (more...)

Roy Hudd and Nichola McAuliffe to Star in WAITING FOR GOD UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Roy Hudd and Nichola McAuliffe will star in the premiere stage production of the BAFTA-nominated WAITING FOR GOD which will begin a 12 week UK tour on 20 April.  WAITING FOR GOD delighted TV audiences across five primetime BBC series in the 1990s. This all-new script is penned by the sitcom's creator Michael Aitkens and directed by Tony Award winner David Grindley. (more...)

FiveThirtyEight Hires Perry Bacon Jr. as Senior Political Writer
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Perry Bacon Jr. joins FiveThirtyEight as a senior political writer. Working alongside the site's politics team, Bacon will focus on covering the Trump administration and its effects, in Washington and in the country at large. He will be based in Washington, D.C. (more...)

Scoop: THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON on NBC - 2/14-2/21
by TV Scoop - Feb 15, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC on Tuesday, February 14, 2017! (more...)

TGI Fridays Endless Apps' Are Now Truly Endless
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

That sound you hear? It's America rejoicing as TGI Fridays announces the return of the perpetual fan favorite, Endless Apps, as a permanent feature of its menu. No more "limited time only" fine print. Endless Apps are here to stay. (more...)

First Look - Trayvon Martin's Parents Celebrate His Life & Fight For Justice on THE REAL
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The hosts welcome Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Trayvon Martin and authors of Rest in Power, who discuss their late son and the positive changes they have struggled to make to celebrate his life. (more...)

Marina's Menu: National Wine Drinking Day on 2/18
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 15, 2017

Broadwayworld.com Food and Wine covers wine with product announcements, sommelier profiles, festivals, awards, and reviews of fine wines. Check out some of our recent articles with all The News. Raise your glass Saturday February 18th on 'National Wine Drinking Day' to toast good times and good food. (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/6 - 2/10
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' made its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center. (more...)

Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 Launches With Reveal Of Kate Upton On Three Different Covers - A Swimsuit First
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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VIDEO: Kendall Jenner & Charlie Day Face Off in Charades on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy and guest Kendall Jenner faced off against Charlie Day and Steve Higgins in a game of charades. Watch the clip below! (more...)

VIDEO: NxWorries Performs 'What More Can I Say' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest NxWorries (duo Anderson.Paak and Knxwledge) performed 'What More Can I Say' off their album 'Yes Lawd.' (more...)

Motrin's #WOMANINPROGRESS Campaign with Tracee Ellis Ross
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld recently attended the launch of MOTRIN's #WomanInProgress campaign with a distinguished panel that included Tracee Ellis Ross, the Golden Globe, Emmy-Award winning actress, comedian, and producer. (more...)

Noticias Telemundo's IMMIGRATION, TRUMP AND THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY Ranks # 1 IN Spanish-Language TV Sunday 2/12
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Noticias Telemundo's “Inmigración, Trump y los Hispanos” (Immigration, Trump and the Hispanic Community) Town Hall  broadcast on Sunday, February 12 at 7PM/6 C, ranked # 1 in Spanish-language TV in primetime across all key demographics, averaging 1.57 million total viewers, 708,000 adults 18 to 49 and 325,000 adults 18 to 34, according to Nielsen. The News special moderated by Noticias Telemundo News Anchor José Díaz-Balart also positioned Telemundo as the #1 Spanish-language network during the entire primetime on Sunday, across all key demos. (more...)

Lara Spencer to Host New Weekly Program PEOPLE ICONS, Premiering 3/7
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

ABC News and People are teaming up once again for a new limited primetime series titled PEOPLE ICONS premiering TUESDAY, MARCH 7, at 10 p.m. EST on ABC.  (more...)

The Big Top Will Officially Rise on Big Apple Circus for the 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

After declaring bankruptcy in the fall, Big Apple Circus is on the mend thanks to new ownership. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Scenes from Paramount's Bold and Bloody SWEENEY TODD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2017

bloody well everyone needs to strap themselves in for Paramount Theatre's bold new production of Sweeney Todd-The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Click below to watch scenes from the show! (more...)

Teen Nihilism Erupts in L.A. Premiere of Fierce, Funny PUNK ROCK by Simon Stephens
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

What happens when kids have the world at their feet, and its weight on their shoulders? Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents the Los Angeles premiere of Punk Rock, a ferociously funny, complex and unnerving play by Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) that peels back the layers of teen angst for a deeper look at what might make one of them snap. Lisa James directs for a March 25 opening at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Global Animated Musical Hit SING Arrives on Digital HD & Special Edition Versions this March
by Movies News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Illumination and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment are excited to announce that the global animated musical hit, SING arrives on Digital HD on March 3, 2017 and on Special Edition on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on March 21, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Motrin's #WOMANINPROGRESS with Yoga Instructor Jessamyn Stanley
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 14, 2017

Broadwayworld.com recently attended the launch of MOTRIN's #WomanInProgress campaign with a distinguished panel that included Tracee Ellis Ross, Vivian Odior, Gabby Bernstein, Jessamyn Stanley, Ana Flores and Tali Sharot. (more...)

VIDEO: Magic Johnson & Luke Wilson Face Off in 'Roomba Pong' on TONIGHT SHOW
by - Feb 14, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Magic Johnson and Jimmy faced off against Luke Wilson and The Roots' Tariq in a game of Roomba Pong. (more...)

VIDEO: Education Secretary 'Betsy DeVos' Addresses Twitter Typos on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy spoke with the new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about incorrectly spelling the name of civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois in a tweet. (more...)

S.E.L.F. Nutrition Announces Holistic Wellness Retreat in Burbank, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Following the recent launch of her new detox supplement line, author, trained Nutritional Counselor, and founder of S.E.L.F. Nutrition (http://www.hairanalysisforhealth.com/), Eva Vennari announces 'The Petite Retreat' event to be held later this month in Burbank. Vennari's Petite Retreat is a midday health-oriented event where trained educators will answer questions and share helpful tips and insights from the worlds of alternative medicine, nutrition, meditation, and other non-western approaches to healing. Each featured educator is part of a collective group Vennari leads known as the Luxury Care Collection Integrative Wellness Group presented by S.E.L.F. Nutrition. The retreat is open to anyone over the age of 13 and will take place from 1pm to 3pm on February 25, 2017 at a private residence in Burbank. (Exact location given at time of RSVP) RSVP to info@selfnc.com or call 408.800.SELF. The topics to be covered include: detoxification, how the body really heals, health intention setting, and other holistic methodologies. Light snacks based on the Phytonutrient Diet will be provided and free gift to attendees to continue the detoxing. 'I'm most excited about the light-bulb moments they'll have. Knowing what I've put together is break down the old beliefs people have about how the mind, body and spirit are separate,' Vennari said. 'Our goal is to bring people leading edge experiences so they can see life's options with greater trust in their intuition. We help people learn how to discern whether a recommendation or product is right for them as individuals. We also have a huge announcement and those in attendance will have first access to The News and benefits.' For more information on Vennari, please visit: www.selfnc.com. For a copy of her book, 'Is Your Beauty Only Skin Deep?', or search title to purchase on Amazon. To find out more information on Hair Mineral Analysis and Nutritional Balancing. For all inquiries, please write to: eva@selfnc.com (more...)

BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS Shines at Horizon Theatre
by Sally Henry - Feb 13, 2017

For every 'what if' you've asked in a dating relationship, 'What if I just hadn't been...?' or 'What if he hadn't said...?' Horizon Theatre's CONSTELLATIONS has an answer. And another. And another. (more...)

BWW Review: Thrilling Production of MOBY DICK Swims into South Coast Repertory
by Michael L. Quintos - Feb 13, 2017

Hands down, this incredibly absorbing stage adaptation of MOBY DICK is one of the most stunning and enthralling pieces of theater I have had the privilege of experiencing from a Southern California stage. Continuing through February 19 at Orange County's Tony Award-winning regional theater in Costa Mesa, this highly creative and mesmerizing play---adapted and directed by David Catlin---is a production from Chicago's highly regarded Lookingglass Theatre Company, who also produced similar successful runs of this adaptation at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta and the Arena Stage in Washington D.C. (more...)

VIDEO: Future Islands Perform 'Ran' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Future Islands performed 'Ran' off their new album 'The Far Field.' Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Alec Baldwin & Jimmy Fallon Perform Dueling Trump Impressions on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy and guest Alec Baldwin took turns trying to stump each other about what items are hidden inside their mystery boxes. (more...)

BWW Interview: Author Jacqueline T. Lynch Talks About ANN BLYTH ACTRESS, SINGER, STAR
by Don Grigware - Feb 10, 2017

Author Jacqueline T. Lynch has just published Comedy and Tragedy on the Mountain about the Mt. Tom Playhouse in Holyoke, Massachusetts. She interviewed me about three years ago, since I was born and raised in Holyoke and ... since I spent my childhood watching the Valley Players at Mt. Tom. The Players were my mentors for my odyssey through the acting world. It's a fascinating book. Lynch has also written the only biography in existence of movie and musical star Ann Blyth. In the following interview she talks about both books and her life as a writer. (more...)

TODAY Launches WHERE ARE THEY NOW: TALK SHOW TITANS
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

TODAY is throwing it back to the 90's with a new series “Where Are They Now: Talk Show Titans”. Starting Monday, February 13, TODAY will check in with five 90's talk titans to see what they've been up to since their time on the daytime airwaves.    (more...)

One News Page Helps Online Users Avoid 'Fake News'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA2/13 - 2/17 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Feb 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA2/13 - 2/17, airing on ABC (more...)

Sneak Peek - THIS IS US Star Chris Sullivan Visits THE REAL Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

This is Us actor Chris Sullivan talks about his hit show and reveals his hidden passion for pedicures! He also joins the ladies in a round of “Shoutrageous,” The Real's game app for loud mouths and know-it-alls. (check local listings) (more...)

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