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FREEDOM RIDERS Among NYMF's 2016 Gala Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, has announced the recipients of their 2016 Awards, given out at this year's Gala. (more...)

Rebecca Stenn and Fran Kirmser Launch A LIFE IN DANCE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Critically acclaimed dancer and educator Rebecca Stenn and veteran Broadway producer Fran Kirmser and are pleased to announce the release of their upcoming book A LIFE IN DANCE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, available on Amazon in spring of 2017. (more...)

Michael Carbonaro To Magically Appear In Dallas this January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

 WMConcerts has announced that Michael Carbonaro, the popular magician from truTV's "The Carbonaro Effect," will perform his show Michael Carbonaro…Live! at the AT&T Performing Arts Center's Winspear Opera House on Saturday night, January 7th at 7pm for an evening of fun for the whole family. Carbonaro has performed over 500 comically perplexing and improbable feats of magic on his hit truTV series, The Carbonaro Effect. Now, he's taking his show on the road. (more...)

Combined Artform presents The 15th year of THE SANTALAND DIARIES by David Sedaris
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

This year we celebrate the 15th anniversary of everyone's favorite mall elf, Crumpet, in The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted to the stage by Joe Mantello.  The very talented Zac Schuman (Avenue Q) and A.J. Roy are back again sharing the iconic role over the course of this limited run. So come see the show that has become the cult classic of the 'anti-holiday tradition' for San Francisco's audiences, come escape the craziness of the holidays with Combined Artform at the Eureka Theatre. (more...)

The Addams Family Are Coming to King's
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher will star as Morticia, Fester and Wednesday Addams in the UK & Irish premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY when the musical comedy arrives in Glasgow in October 2017. (more...)

Underground Audio Reveal Latest EP by Ibiza Based Lewis Jimenez
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Following on from his EP on Saved Records, London-based DJ and producer Lewis Jimenez has announced his new Modulation EP, to be released via Underground Audio on November 25th. (more...)

Liliane Montevecchi in ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Liliane Montevecchi headlines an all-star cast in The Ziegfeld Society of New York City's gala benefit performance of Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air: The New 1934 Live from Broadway Broadcast Revue. (more...)

New Romantic Suspense Novel by Dr. Carol Soloway, SEX HAPPENS, is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ A new contemporary romance fiction book by medical examiner Dr. Carol Soloway brings real-life problems about divorce, custody and renewal to life. (more...)

Meshed Ndegeocello's 'CAN I GET A WITNESS?' to Make World Premiere at Harlem Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Harlem Stage will present the world premiere of Meshell Ndegeocello's Can I Get a Witness? The Gospel of James Baldwin, a new theatrical music and art work commissioned by Harlem Stage through its WaterWorks program, December 7-11. (more...)

Casting Announced for D.C. Premiere of ROE by Lisa Loomer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Following an acclaimed run at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Lisa Loomer's world-premiere drama Roe makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis, and Carrie Hope Fletcher to Star in UK Premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher will star as Morticia, Fester and WednesdayAddams in the UK & Irish premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 17 - Sat 21 October 2017. Tickets will be on sale from 11am on Wednesday 23 November to Friends Of The Grand and 11am on Friday 25 November for general sale. (more...)

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis & Carrie Hope Fletcher to Star in THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher will star as Morticia, Fester and Wednesday Addams in the UK & Irish premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a musical comedy, with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the characters created by Charles Addams.  Further casting is to be announced.  (more...)

New Book Shares LUKE 8:45 A SUPERNATURAL JOURNEY OF FAITH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Donna Davenport Cox believes in miracles and grew up witnessing them in her life. In her new book, 'Luke 8:48 A Supernatural Journey of Faith' (published by Balboa Press), she looks back to some of these miraculous experiences, including a near-death experience, that taught her about the transformative power of faith and grace. (more...)

See The Met Opera's L'AMOUR DE LOIN in HD at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series brings an encore performance of the Met Opera in HD L'Amour De Loin to the screen on Wednesday, December 21 at 2pm.  (more...)

Cast Announced for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

With a host of awards for Best New Comedy to its credit, The Play That Goes Wrong actually appears to be doing something right for West End audiences, and now audiences here will get their chance to witness theatrical disaster on stages across Australia when this hilarious masterpiece stumbles into town. (more...)

Photo Flash: TOSOS presents the US Premiere of Critically Acclaimed Play EIREBRUSHED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Many New York City companies have toured to the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival (IDGTF) in the last decade, and now a new play by the festival's founder is coming to NYC. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse Presents A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Long Beach Playhouse is pleased to present the Agatha Christie classic, A Murder is Announced in its Mainstage Theatre. In Christie style, the play takes place in a house with several occupants. (more...)

BWW Review: Life and WHAT WE WANTED at the Clurman Theatre
by Kristen Morale - Jan 7, 2017

Written by David Harms and directed by Drew Foster (in association with Skyhook Productions LLC) for its current run at the Clurman Theatre (NY's Theatre Row), What We Wanted is truly one of the most intriguing plays I have ever seen performed. After a few moments' adjustment in understanding exactly what is happening, followed by a brief evaluation of whether the family scene before us is acceptable or slightly unsettling, the characters simply become people whose lives are unraveled before the audience to reveal bare, confused human beings affected by the absurdity of life, just as everyone is. (more...)

K&R Negotiations Launches E-Learning Program in Negotiation...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

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Ilana Becker to Join Company of Fools in New Associate Artistic Director Position
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Company of Fools (COF) is pleased to announce that Ilana Becker has been appointed to the new position of Associate Artistic Director. After conducting a national search that yielded more than 80 qualified applicants, Company of Fools' and Sun Valley Center for the Arts' leadership determined that Becker's expertise and passion for theatre made her the ideal candidate for the position. In her new role, Becker will assist newly promoted COF Artistic Director John Glenn and contribute to The Center's education initiatives and BIG IDEA programs. Glenn, who was recently honored with the 2016 Idaho Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts, assumed leadership of Company of Fools following the recent departure of his co-artistic director, Denise Simone. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Topher Payne Talks GREETINGS FRIEND YOUR KIND ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
by Gracie McBride - Jan 4, 2017

Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Atlanta playwright Topher Payne about his new show, Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance is Required, premiering at Georgia Ensemble Theater on January 5 and running through the 22nd. A fun and quirky guy, Topher was a delight to talk to, and I'm looking forward to seeing what kinds of conversations Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance is Required will spark. Without further ado, Topher Payne! (more...)

A WARM Winter for Cape Films, Producers of Critically Acclaimed Single by Becky Hill
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

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Storied Attorney Hoyt Tessener Joins The Law Offices of James Scott...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

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New Date and Complete Cast Announced for ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

A cast of Broadway stalwarts will join Tony Award winning legend and international stage and film star Liliane Montevecchi in The Ziegfeld Society's gala benefit performance of Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air: The New 1934 Live from Broadway Broadcast Revue, devised and directed by Walter Willison with musical direction and special musical arrangements by Mark York. (more...)

'A Sometimes Strange Story' by Uri Norwich is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

A sequence of random encounters leads to unexpected events in the life of the young man. He finds himself in the foreign country on The Other Side of the globe. He doesn't know anything about his adoptive land, he is all alone. Within a few short weeks, the man finds a job, a new home, a university to go to, and even a girl. All - without speaking the language. 'If I told my college buddies back in Russia that I slept with an American girl, they would've thought I was out of my mind,' were his thoughts, studying his naked friend peacefully sprawled on the bed next to him. The pace of his life intensifies with every new encounter, until one day, the young man finds himself transplanted from a rural Connecticut town to the Italian city of Milan. He must adapt to yet another country. He is thrown in the midst of other people's lives, and becoming a part of it. The book is available on paper and in all electronic formats at amazon.com and smashwords.com For more information about 'A Sometimes Strange Story,' or the Author Uri Norwich, please contact the Publicist 'highwood publishing new york' at highwoodpublishingny@gmail.com. (more...)

BWW Review: LA LA LAND
by Gary Naylor - Jan 13, 2017

Gary Naylor sees La La Land, a film that hits you as hard in the heart as it does in the head. He doubts if he'll see a better movie in 2017. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum Announces New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In celebration of the unparalleled restoration currently underway in the South Street Seaport Museum's flagship, the museum announces its second post-Hurricane Sandy exhibition, The Original Gus Wagner: The Maritime Roots of Modern Tattoo beginning on January 29, 2017, open Wednesday - Sunday 11am-5pm, at the Museum's mezzanine gallery level, accessible from the main entrance of the Museum on 12 Fulton Street. (more...)

ARE YOU SERIOUS? - A WOMAN OF A CERTAIN AGE INQUIRES Extends at Cornelia Street Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Cornelia Street Cafe has extended playwright Tulis McCall's critically lauded solo performance, Are You Serious? - A Woman of a Certain Age Inquires through February 2017. (more...)

Players Presents a MET Premiere and an Encore of WAR HORSE this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

In additional to launching their Inaugural Winter Season of Plays this week the Peterborough Players continues their Arts on Screen Season this weekend with two performances. (more...)

Born Cages Releases 'Ain't Gonna Happen', Lead Single Off Forthcoming EP
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

It's no easy feat to emerge as one of the brightest and buzz-worthy acts on NYC's indie music scene, but Born Cages makes it look natural. The synth-rock trio returns with 'Ain't Gonna Happen', lead single off its forthcoming EP Exit Signs in a Burning Building, due out April 2017. (more...)

Original Director, Star to Reunite for Druid's 20th Anniversary Production of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Druid Theatre will remount Martin McDonagh's sensational, award-winning dark comedy, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, at BAM's Harvey Theater (651 Fulton St.) this winter. (more...)

Come Out And Support Empire Stage This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Santaland Diaries is David Sedaris' hilarious seventy-five minute one-man send-up of his brief, misguided career as a Macy's elf. (more...)

Attorney James P. Robinson Shares Secrets with Corporate Lawyers for...
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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New Date For Liliane Montevecchi In ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIR: The New 1934 Live From Broadway Broadcast Revue starring Liliane Montevecchi as Mistinguett, has been rescheduled. (more...)

Michael Carbonaro Effect From truTV Comes to NJPAC Unusual Magic and Bizarre Antics
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Michael Carbonaro. The perfect family Christmas gift! Michael Carbonaro has performed over five hundred comically perplexing and improbable feats of magic on his hit TV series, The Carbonaro Effect on truTV.  Now, Michael Carbonaro is taking his show on the road and, for a limited time, you can feel the effect of Michael Carbonaro… Live on Friday, December 30, 2016 7:00 PM at Prudential Hall.  (more...)

BWW Review: 16 for 2016 - The Best Shows and Performances of the Year in the Tampa-St. Petersburg Area
by Peter Nason - Dec 27, 2016

We surely needed theatre as a tonic for the horrors that defined 2016; here are the best of the best shows in the Bay Area. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Santa Swings Into Birdland With A Early Present - Blackhurst, Caruso and Stritch
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 24, 2016

You might think of Bing, Andy or Perry when you think Christmas Music Specials, but for the past seven years it's been BIlly, Jim, and Klea with an an extraordinary presentation of swinging Holiday music.  This year it's only on the Birdland schedule for 3 nights because the the trios sleigh took them to folks on The Other Side of the country too.  You can still get this present  on Sat. 12/24 and Sunday 12/25 at Birdland.  (more...)

Scoop: Disney Channel - January 2017 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Dec 22, 2016

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Curators' Choice to Feature Ten of 2016's Best Films at Moving Image
by Movies News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

In its annual Curators'Choice series, a selection of some of the best and most adventurous films released in the past year, Museum of the Moving Image will present ten titles, from December 30, 2016 through January 8, 2017. (more...)

Sandra Shamas to Mark 30th Anniversary with THE BIG 'WHAT NOW?' at Harbourfront Centre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Sandra Shamas, writer and performer, is marking her 30th anniversary with her seventh show in the series of her life, THE BIG 'WHAT NOW?' (more...)

JNBridge Wins Visual Studio Magazine's 2016 Reader's Choice Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

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Lineup Set for 8th Annual The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Now in its eighth season, the Obie Award winning The Fire This Time Festival will run January 16-February 5, 2017 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). (more...)

Jason Derulo & Panic! At the Disco to Perform on DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE on ABC
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

o ring in the New Year, eleven-time multi-platinum artist Jason Derulo and certified double-platinum supergroup Panic! at the Disco are slated to perform live on DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017 (more...)

CARBONARO EFFECT From truTV Comes to NJPAC 12/30 at 7 PM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Michael Carbonaro has performed over five hundred comically perplexing and improbable feats of magic on his hit TV series, The Carbonaro Effect, on truTV.  Now, Michael Carbonaro is taking his show on the road and, for a limited time, you can personally feel the effect of Carbonaro… Live! (more...)

Shop for a Cause with BroadwayGirlNYC's 2016 BC/EFA Holiday Gift Guide!
by BroadwayGirl NYC - Dec 13, 2016

Ice skating in Bryant Park. The lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Seeing the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. The holiday windows on 5th Avenue. Fighting crowds at the airport with the promise of family on The Other Side of a long flight. Curling up with hot chocolate to watch Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer for the millionth time. The rich, familiar nuttiness of egg nog. (more...)

Scoop: Cooking Channel - January 2017 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Dec 13, 2016

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MOONLIGHT Among Film Comment's 2016 Best-of-Year Lists
by Movies News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Film Comment's annual end-of-year survey was released today with Maren Ade's Toni Erdmann, Barry Jenkins's Moonlight, and Paul Verhoeven's Elle taking the top spots among films released in 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: IN TRANSIT Sets New York Stories To Glorious A Cappella Vocals
by Michael Dale - Dec 11, 2016

When the a cappella musical In Transit played Off-Broadway in 2010, most musical theatre fans would identify 'Let It Go' as composer/lyricist David Yazbek's finale song for musical version of THE FULL MONTY. (more...)

The Met Opera Live in HD to Screen L'AMOUR DE LOIN at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

???????The Ridgefield Playhouse and Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series brings an encore performance of the Met Opera in HD L'Amour De Loin to the screen on Wednesday, December 21 at 2pm.  (more...)

Production Underway for STARZ Spy Thriller COUNTERPART
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The STARZ Original series COUNTERPART began production on the 10-episode first season of the spy thriller from MRC (Media Rights Capital), Gilbert Films, and Anonymous Content. Filming has commenced in Los Angeles and will continue in additional locations across the U.S. and Europe in 2017. (more...)

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