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Amanda, Laura, Tom & Jim- Meet the Cast of Broadway's Newest THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The revival of The Glass Menagerie opens tonight, March 9, at the Belasco Theatre, with a cast of some Broadway vets as well as a fresh face. Get to know the company before they take their opening night bows. (more...)

BWW Review: THE NORMAL HEART Remains a Timeless Call to Action so Needed Right Now!
by Shari Barrett - Mar 4, 2017

Fueled by love, anger, hope and pride, Larry Kramer's masterpiece The Normal Heart centers on a circle of friends struggling to understand and contain a mysterious disease ravaging New York's gay community and one man's fight to awaken the world to the urgency of the situation. The guest production at the Chromolume Theater is magnificently directed by Marilyn McIntye on the small stage, a large part of which is due to the 5 moveable set pieces designed by David Mauer which are moved about to create all the different rooms so necessary for the production. Set changes are inspirational to watch, choreographed like a ballet down to the slightest detail. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Launches Late Night Drag Series with Miss Vodka Stinger, Cacophany Daniels & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

After years of presenting some of New York's most beloved and fabulous drag performers, Feinstein's/54 Below launches an ongoing Late Night Drag Series. Curated by Garth Schilling (also known to the drag community as Miss Vodka Stinger), the new Late Night Drag Series features a rotating roster of up-and-coming and legendary New York City drag performers on select Thursday nights at 11:30PM with $20 tickets and a two-drink minimum. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 24th, 2017 - SWEAT, VANITY FAIR and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 24, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: SWEAT opens on Broadway this Sunday, and the world premiere of VANITY FAIR starts tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Host Folksbiene's Mother's Day Gala Honoring Daryl Roth and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

It will be the mother of all star-studded galas! On Mother's Day the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (producers of last season's critically acclaimed and Drama Desk-nominated musical "The Golden Bride," and current producers on the upcoming Broadway stage play "Indecent") presents a unique gala concert, "Our Leading Ladies," celebrating the contributions of women in the arts, business, science, and philanthropy, at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, on Sunday, May 14, at 6:30pm. (more...)

Ray DeForest and Doris Dear Find a "Rumpus Room" Home At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

???????FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is now the 2017 home of Doris Dear! After the successful shows "Doris Dear's Gurl Talk" & "The Doris Dear Christmas Special" in 2016, Doris Dear will call Feinstein's/54 Below her home for the remainder of 2017. (more...)

Cinemax Cancels Steven Soderbergh's THE KNICK After Two Seasons
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Cinemax has cancelled Steven Soderbergh's THE KNICK following two seasons. Starring Clive Owen, André Holland), Eve Hewson and Juliet Rylance, THE KNICK kicks off its ten-episode second season, exclusively on CINEMAX. (more...)

Joe Cassidy and Constantine Maroulis to Lead Gopnik & Shire's New Musical 'THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROOM' at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the world premiere of The Most Beautiful Room in New York, a new musical with book and lyrics by Adam Gopnik and music by David Shire, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

Announcing TimeLine Theatre's 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company, recipient of the 2016 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions and acclaimed for presenting plays inspired by history that connect to today's social and political issues, announces its 2017-18 season.  (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below presents Ray DeForest in THE DORIS DEAR MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a One Night Only EVENT… After the successful sold-out shows "Doris Dear's Gurl Talk" & "The Doris Dear Christmas Special", Ray DeForest is back in "The Doris Dear Mother's Day Special: Like Mother Like Daughter" on May 12th at 9:30pm. Grab a seat in the Rumpus Room, and come along on a fun romp and help Doris and her guests salute the women who made them great… their MOTHERS! (more...)

Stage Traffic Productions Present the European Premiere of LATE COMPANY at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

As part of the Finborough Theatre's celebrations of Canada's 150th birthday, Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill, 'the hottest name in Canadian theatre', will debut his play, Late Company, at the Finborough Theatre, for a strictly limited season from 25 April - 20 May 2017, with press nights on 27 April/28 April. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of INDECENT on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Mar 13, 2017

Indecent, the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE), begins previews Tuesday, April 4 and opens Tuesday, April 18 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Broadway's INDECENT
by Walter McBride - Mar 13, 2017

Indecent, the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE), begins previews Tuesday, April 4 and opens Tuesday, April 18 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION on Broadway
by Walter McBride - Mar 1, 2017

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jonathan Groff Stars in Netflix Original Series MINDHUNTER
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Today, Netflix shared a first look teaser for the new original series MINDHUNTER, which will premiere globally on Netflix in October. MINDHUNTER stars Jonathan Groff as FBI agent Holden Ford. (more...)

Cast Complete, Rehearsals Underway for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Rehearsals began this week for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. Directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), Six Degrees of Separation will begin previews Wednesday, April 5 prior to the official opening on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Barrymore Theatre. The production will play a 15-week run through Sunday, July 16. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Miami Awards Winners Announced - Actors Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Wins Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 9, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Miami winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Kimmel Center And Bucks County Playhouse Announce New Partnership And Cultural Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Kimmel Center and Bucks County Playhouse have announced the creation of a new partnership designed to further the producing initiatives of both organizations and foster a cultural exchange of new works. (more...)

Kimmel Center to Launch Bucks County Playhouse Partnership with BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Kimmel Center and Bucks County Playhouse have announced the creation of a new partnership designed to further the producing initiatives of both organizations and foster a cultural exchange of new works. (more...)

Pete Holmes' First HBO Stand-Up Comedy Special FACES AND SOUNDS' Out on Digital HD 1/9
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

In advance of the 2017 premiere of his new HBO comedy series Crashing, Pete Holmes stars in his first HBO stand-up comedy special, PETE HOLMES: FACES AND SOUNDS, taped earlier this year in front of a live audience (more...)

Guest Production of THE NORMAL HEART Comes to Chomolume Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

A guest production of Larry Kramer's acclaimed play The Normal Heart has been announced for a limited four-week run at the Chromolume Theatre at the Attic. Directed by Marilyn McIntyre, opening is set for Friday, February 24 at 8pm and the engagement will conclude on Sunday, March 19. (more...)

New Dramatists Luncheon to Honor INDECENT's Daryl Roth and Paula Vogel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, will honor 10-time Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel with their 2017 Distinguished Achievement Awards at its 68th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. (more...)

Canadian Premiere Of MY NIGHT WITH REG At Panasonic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

David Mirvish is delighted to present the Studio 180 Theatre production of MY NIGHT WITH REG, by Kevin Elyot, directed by Joel Greenberg. MY NIGHT WITH REG plays February 10 to 26 at the Panasonic Theatre. (more...)

Danny Glover to Narrate A&E's Reboot of True Crime Series COLD CASE FILES
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

A&E Network is bringing back the genre-defining, Emmy-nominated true crime series,COLD CASE FILES beginning Monday, February 27 at 9PM ET/PT. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter's ME AND MY GIRL, Zoetic Stage's AFTER and More Top 41st Annual Carbonell Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

An old-fashioned, splashy musical about a working-class Londoner who discovers he's nobility and a world premiere play about the consequences of bullying received the most nominations in the musical and play categories when the nominations were announced for the 41st annual Carbonell Awards, which honors excellence in theater in South Florida. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of Roe written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Bill Rauch. Roe is a co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage. (more...)

San Jose Stage Co Presents Pulitzer Prize-winning DISGRACED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

San Jose Stage Company presents Pulitzer Prize winning Drama Disgraced as part of its culturally diverse 34th season.    (more...)

VEEP: The Complete Fifth Season Available on Blu-ray & DVD 4/11
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The 10-episode VEEP: The Complete Fifth Season will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on April 11, 2017 (more...)

Dana Ivey Directs Rare Sci-Fi Comedy For One-Night Only Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) will continue its 2016-2017 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Karel Capek's influential science fiction comedy R.U.R. on Monday, February 13th at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. (more...)

Carrie Fisher/Debbie Reynolds Documentary BRIGHT LIGHTS Now Available on DVD & Digital Download
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

BRIGHT LIGHTS, an intimate look inside the eclectic lives of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds is available now on DVD and digital download. (more...)

Entire Off-Broadway Ensemble to Return for INDECENT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Daryl Roth, Elizabeth Ireland McCann and Cody Lassen, the producers of Indecent -- the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) -- have announced that the entire original Off-Broadway ensemble will travel to Broadway when the production begins previews at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues), on April 4, prior to its official opening night on April 18. (more...)

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...)

Directors Scott Weinstein and Hannah Dawe and Music Director Jermaine Hill to Lead LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Directors Scott Weinstein and Hannah Dawe and Music Director Jermaine Hill will lead a Valentine's Day themed event, LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE: A concert benefiting Planned Parenthood, the Trevor Project and the Southern Poverty Law Center. The concert is set to take place at 8PM on Monday, February 13, at Windy City Playhouse (3014 W Irving Park Rd) and will feature several of Chicago's most beloved theater artists including Donica Lynn, Alex Weisman and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Tomorrow for INDECENT at the Cort Theatre Box Office
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

The Cort Theatre box office will open Monday, February 27 at noon for INDECENT, the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE), it was announced today by producersDaryl Roth, Elizabeth Ireland McCann and Cody Lassen. INDECENT begins previews Tuesday, April 4 and opens Tuesday, April 18 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). (more...)

Jim Parsons and Claire Danes to Lead Film Adaptation of A KID LIKE JAKE Play
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Daniel Pearle's stage play A KID LIKE JAKE is headed to the big screen. (more...)

Dramatic Repertory Company Presents VENUS IN FUR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Dramatic Repertory Company (Keith Powell Beyland, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce a Portland Premiere production of VENUS IN FUR by David Ives. The show will run for 9 performances only, March 2 - 12, 2017 at the Studio Theatre at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Avenue, Portland, Maine. (more...)

More Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. (more...)

SILICON VALLEY: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON Coming to Blu-ray/DVD 4/11
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Season 3 of SILICON VALLEY, the hit HBO series that “…nails both palpable tension and biting humor” (Entertainment Weekly), is set to make its Home Entertainment debut this spring. (more...)

One of New Orleans's Most Formidable Onstage Forces Will Join TWTC in THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans will present The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore by Tennessee Williams, starring Janet Shea at the Sanctuary Cultural Arts Center from March 23-April 2. This will be TWTC's second collaboration with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. (more...)

Video: First Look at Scenes from the Canadian Premiere of MY NIGHT WITH REG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

David Mirvish is delighted to present the Studio 180 Theatre production of MY NIGHT WITH REG, by Kevin Elyot, directed by Joel Greenberg. MY NIGHT WITH REG plays February 10 to 26 at the Panasonic Theatre. (more...)

A DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL at Feinstein's/54 Below Announces New Special Guests
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a One Night Only EVENT… After the successful premier of his show 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk' 2016 MAC Award winner Ray DeForest is back as 'Doris Dear' in 'A Doris Dear Christmas Special'.  (more...)

Ryan Murphy Named Publicists Television Showman of the Year
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Ryan Murphy, one of television's busiest and most successful writers/directors/producers, will be named Television Showman of the Year at the 54th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards (more...)

Photo Coverage: Joel Grey Honored with York Theatre Company's Oscar Hammerstein Award
by Walter McBride - Dec 6, 2016

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Photo Flash: Chicago Premiere of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

TimeLine Theatre Company continues its 20th Anniversary season with a daring new production of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER, the exquisite 2007 play by Complicite about love, math and how the past and future connect. Winner of the 2007 Critics' Circle Theatre, Evening Standard, and Laurence Olivier awards for Best New Play, it was originally conceived and directed by Simon McBurney and devised by the original company. TimeLine's new production of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER will be directed by Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling. (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker Is Back in HBO's DIVORCE, Available on Digital HD 1/9
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The woman responsible for bringing to life one of HBO's most iconic characters in Sex and the City stars in a new HBO comedy that is “funny, heartening… [and] chockful of strong performances” (Newsweek). Divorce: Season 1 will be available for digital download Monday, January 9, 2016 (more...)

Photo Flash: 'A Doris Dear Christmas Special' Was a Huge Success
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presented a spectacular One Night Only EVENT... 'A Doris Dear Christmas Special' on December 16th at 9:30pm starring Ray DeForest as 'America's Perfect Housewife'...Doris Dear. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Aditi Brennan Kapil's IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING to Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING by Aditi Brennan Kapil, directed by Laurie Woolery, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street), January 20-February 11. Opening Night is Thursday, January 26. (more...)

INDECENT General Public Seats on Sale Today!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The producers of INDECENT - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre following productions at Yale Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse - have announced that the production will begin performances on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St New York, NY), on April 4, prior to its official opening night on April 18.   (more...)

CRT Downtown to Bring Humor to the Holidays with THE SANTALAND DIARIES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown, in associate with Open Stage of Harrisburg, invites those who are a little over-saturated with holiday saccharine cheer to THE SANTALAND DIARIES, a hilarious and biting one-man play written by humorist David Sedaris and adapted by Joe Mantello.  (more...)

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