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DHALGREN SUNRISE Premieres at Chelsea Theatre Works 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Dhalgren Sunrise : a multimedia adaptation, created by Mitchel K. Ahern, based on sci-fi novel Dhalgren; premiere presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel. (more...)

Maine Startup & Create Week Answers the Gender-balanced Event Challenge
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

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Rooftop Films Announces 2017 Summer Series Slate
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

???????Rooftop Films is excited to announce programming for the 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV. This year's series will take place May 19th to August 19th featuring more than 45 outdoor screenings in more than 10 spectacular venues, with live music, special enhancements and the best new, independent films from around the world. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE PULVERISED at the Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Following an explosive premiere at the National Theatre of Strasbourg, where it won the prestigious Grand Prix de la Litterature, Alexandra Badea's The Pulverised arrives in the UK with a new English translation. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Savion Glover to Join Broadway In The HOOD Fundraiser at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Broadway in the H.O.O.D is thrilled to announce Tony Award-winner, Savion Glover's return to The Smith Center for their first annual benefit concert, From Broadway With Love: Honoring The Shoulders We Stand On! This awesome evening of entertainment will feature some of the brightest entertainers from across the world that will come together and pay tribute to the greats who paved the way. (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords Stage their 100th Original Play Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) celebrate the end of their sixth season of independent theatre in Greenwich Village this week with their 100th original play: 'Whatever Happened to The Red Tornado and The Rat King?' (more...)

'Deana Sings Dino' Starring Deana Martin Celebrating Dean Martin's 100th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Deana Martin fans will love this special show honoring her father, the King of Cool Dean Martin on the anniversary of his 100th birthday. (more...)

'SWINGING WITH SINATRA' to Benefit Children's Specialized Hospital Foundation at UCPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

'Swinging with Sinatra, A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and The Rat Pack' event will take place at 8:00 p.m. on June 3, 2017 at Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St, Rahway, NJ 07065. All profits from the event will be donated to Children's Specialized Hospital Foundation. (more...)

21 Theatre Announces 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Discover 5 shows you won't want to miss at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 21 theatre's electrifying 2017 season of music & musicals. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces 2017/18 Professional Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Theater fills the Lackland Performing Arts Center as Centenary Stage Company announces its 2017 - 18 professional theater line-up.  The Sitnik Theatre is set to burst as this season's main stage professional theater series includes four exciting CSC produced plays; The Learned Ladies, Newsies, Art and Hitler's Tasters.  Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival also welcomes three incredibly unique guest productions; Song and Dance Men, Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show and My Name is Gideon: I'm Probably Going to Die, Eventually as the festival returns for its third installment in the Kutz Theatre. (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords Stage their 100th Original Play
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) bring their sixth season of independent theatre in Greenwich Village to a close by staging their 100th original play: the final installment of THE MADNESS OF GOTHAM series. (more...)

Pilgrim Festival Singers to Present ALL THAT JAZZ This June
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Pilgrim Festival Singers, a select vocal ensemble of Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC), the region's principal community choral group, present their South Shore summer concert series, All That Jazz, featuring a program of swing favorites and American jazz standards.  (more...)

BWW Review: Ethan Lipton's THE OUTER SPACE Seeks Suburbia Orbiting Mercury
by Michael Dale - Mar 9, 2017

Five years ago, playwright/composer/lyricist/performer Ethan Lipton stood on the stage of Joe's Pub as the central character of his solo musical NO PLACE TO GO, explaining the choices he had to make when the company he worked for announced it was relocating to Mars. (more...)

Hacienda Beach Club & Residences Unveils Plans For 1 Hotel & Homes Cabo
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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Cast Announced for THE PULVERISED at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Following an explosive premiere at the National Theatre of Strasbourg, where it won the prestigious Grand Prix de la Litterature, Alexandra Badea's The Pulverised arrives in the UK with a new English translation. (more...)

Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series to Present TENORS UNLIMITED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will present one more show this season. (more...)

Jeff Coon's Summer Club Announces PA and NJ Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Musical theater star Jeff Coon is taking his show on the road. His Summer Club show, a homage to The Rat Pack featuring a 17-piece big band under the direction of Larry Lees, is proud to announce a series of new touring dates that will bring the ensemble to West Chester, Lancaster, Bensalem, and Avalon. (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at La Jolla Playhouse
by Review Roundups - Jun 8, 2017

Escape to Margaritaville includes brand new music, specifically written for the musical by Jimmy Buffett, along with many of his hit songs that are near-and-dear to fans' hearts. Take a look at photos from the show below! (more...)

BWW Review: WAITING FOR GODOT Tops Spoleto's Edgy Theatre Lineup
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jun 8, 2017

Spoleto Festival USA has gone from last year's 40th anniversary geniality to its customary edginess, and Druid Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOT wonderfully keynotes that shift at Dock Street Theatre. (more...)

BWW Feature: Top 10 Reasons to see FINDING NEVERLAND at the Dr. Phillips Center
by Kimberly Moy - Jun 6, 2017

This week FINDING NEVERLAND takes the stage as the final show in the 2016 - 2017 FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando season. It's been a great season and next year's promises to be even better. FINDING NEVERLAND started touring in October 2016 after a decent Broadway run. (more...)

BWW Previews: AMERICAN TRILOGY at South Point Showroom At The South Point Hotel Casino And Spa
by Debbie Hall - Jun 29, 2017

For every great show filled with entertainers coming together (such as The Rat Pack and "Million Dollar Quartet"), there are some that can only be imagined to be great if it had happened. While entertainment icons Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra have passed, what a collaboration if Elvis, Sinatra and Neil Diamond had come together to entertain audiences. Rob Garrett had the same idea. He wrote and stars in "American Trilogy" about all three singing together on stage. (more...)

Connecticut Cabaret Theatre presents MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

THE CONNECTICUT CABARET THEATRE PROUDLY PRESENTS     My Way:  A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra   A Musical Created by David Grapes and Todd Olson Directed by Kris McMurray Musically Directed by TJ Thompson   July 7th thru August 5th, 2017. (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN, Featuring Over 100 Berkshire Youth, Begins Next Month at The Colonial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents the Tony Award-winning The Music Man, directed by Travis G. Daly (BTG: Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Seussical), with music direction by Mark Gionfriddo (BTG: Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Seussical), and choreography by Avital Asuleen (The Queen Bees, The Rat Pack Undead), featuring over 100 talented Berkshire youth. The Music Man runs from July 6 through August 6 at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)

'Deana Sings Dino' Starring Deana Martin Celebrating Dean Martin's 100th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Deana Martin fans will love this special show honoring her father, the King of Cool Dean Martin on the anniversary of his 100th birthday. Martin will be performing two spectacular shows as part of her acclaimed Deana Sings Dino concert series, with special guests, The Golddiggers and ... who knows who will walk through the 'Surprise Guest Door.' Show dates are June 23rd and June 24th at the Showroom at South Point Casino in Las Vegas, NV. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)

Hannah Fredericksen, Marney McQueen, and More Join Cast of DREAM LOVER - THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Producer John Frost today announced the casting of the principal roles in Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, which plays at Arts Centre Melbourne from December 29th for a strictly limited season. Joining David Campbell who plays Bobby Darin is Hannah Fredericksen playing Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin's wife. Starring alongside them will be Marina Prior, Marney McQueen, Rodney Dobson and Martin Crewes in the extraordinary story of the Grammy award-winning singer and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin. (more...)

The Boys Are Back In Town! Olivier-Nominated THE RAT PACK Returns To The West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

At the start of the 60s, The Rat Pack led by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. were the toast of Las Vegas. (more...)

THE PLEDGE at Brelby is Everything a Show Should Be
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

This is James Beneze's third time on stage with Brelby Theatre Co. He was previously seen as The Rat King in Quest for Claus: the Musical and can be seen in the Shakespeare in the Garden event held at the Japanese Friendship Gardens. (more...)

Premiere Films Coming to the EIGHTH ANNUAL SOHO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

With the SOHO International Film Festival kicking off this Thursday, June 15th and running through Thursday, June 22nd with nearly 80 films being exhibited and making premieres, stars from all walks of life are set to converge on at Village East Cinemas (189 2nd Avenue on 12th Street) for #SOHO8! (more...)

Roadtrip Nation and University of Maryland University College to Premiere Cybersecurity Documentary "Life Hackers"
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Roadtrip Nation, renowned for its New York Times best-selling career guide and award-winning documentary television series, announced today that its new one-hour cybersecurity documentary 'Life Hackers' will air on American Public Television stations nationally starting on June 15, 2017. Distributed through KQED, the film was made possible through a collaboration with the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). (more...)

Joshua Mumby, David Kristopher-Brown, and More to Lead THE BLUES BROTHERS at the Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Full casting announced for The Blues Brothers - Summer Special, which includes the return of Joshua Mumby as Elwood Blues and David Kristopher-Brown as Jake Blues, alongside Helen Hart and Hannah Kee as the Stax Sisters and new cast member Arnold Mabhena as Ray. (more...)

Chart-Topping Recording Artist Premieres Solo Cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

???????The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series will feature the smoky vocals of DeeJay Young in his new solo cabaret, Waving Through A Window, August 9 and 10, 2017. DeeJay Young is an internationally recognized recording artist who has recently released his latest EP, Unplugged, which soared to the top 100 albums chart on U.S. and Japan iTunes.  (more...)

BWW Review: The Bronx is Up – and Dancing to Hip Hop – in CATF's WELCOME TO FEAR CITY
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 15, 2017

Welcome to Fear City, premiering at the Contemporary American Theater Festival in Shepherdstown, WV, shambles along amiably, looking as if it has no more greater object than to be a loose black family dramedy set forty years ago. That is, until it dawns on you that the play's ambition is to be nothing less than a snapshot of a time and place where a lot of things happened, and one vitally important thing, hip hop, came into being. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Salute the Kings of Swing with the Pasadena Pops
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein puts down the conducting baton and picks up the microphone for one night only to celebrate Swing, The Rat Pack and more on Saturday, July 29 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. (more...)

TEN-FOOT RAT Cabaret to Play UNDER St. Marks on 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

THE LAST WALTZ? Nay! But it is the last Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret of the summer, on Wednesday, August 2 at 9:30pm. Closing out its 4th year, The Rat features an inspired, curated monthly roster of smart comedy, thrilling music, clever storytelling, sexy burlesque, and theatrical vaudeville spectacle. That's why it's been called the show that 'forever and irrevocably altered the soul of variety in Old Gotham.' You'll see an amazing lineup of new talent and the best of our returning nightlife superstars.  (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 12th Annual CHICAGO SINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 12th Annual Chicago Sings concert; Chicago Sings: Sinatra and The Rat Pack, Monday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, devised and directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber and Keely Vasquez and music directed by David Fiorello. (more...)

Final Casting Announced for the World Premiere of OUTAWS TO IN-LAWS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the world premiere of Outlaws to In-Laws, seven one-act plays by leading gay writers dedicated to the struggles and joys of gay men connecting with each other over the last seven decades. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 1, 2017
by - Jul 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Former Nude Dresser Talks About the Artistry on the Strip; Book Out This August
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Arguably the most unusual amid a host of highly specialized theater occupations on the Las Vegas Strip is the job of nude dresser. Most people think I am joking when I tell them I spent 20 years dressing nudes. (more...)

On Site Opera Presents U.S. Premiere of LA MERE COUPABLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Known for staging “the ultimate in intimate productions” (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) presents the U.S. premiere and new site-specific production of Darius Milhaud's La mère coupable (The Guilty Mother). For the premiere, OSO partners with the Darius Milhaud Society and the award-winning International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). The site-specific production celebrates the 125th birthday of Milhaud and is dedicated to Katharine Warne, composer and founder of the Darius Milhaud Society. La mère coupable also marks the completion of OSO's three-year Figaro Project, in which the company is staging lesser-known operatic adaptations of French playwright Beaumarchais' (1732-1799) famed trilogy of Figaro plays. (more...)

UNITED FLIGHT 232, ELLEN BOND, UNION SPY and More Set for The House Theatre's 16th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The House Theatre of Chicago announces its 16th season of creating 'Amazing Feats of Storytelling' held at The Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. (more...)

DREAM LOVER Announced as Melbourne Summer Musical
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2017

Leading theatre producer John Frost and Chief Executive Officer of Arts Centre Melbourne, Claire Spencer, today announced that they would unite to reinstate the tradition of the annual summer musical in the State Theatre of Arts Centre Melbourne from 2017. (more...)

Joshua Lance Dixon Brings his New Act PACK OF ONE to The Gardenia; Portion of Proceeds Donated to Jamie deRoy Cabaret Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

In PACK OF ONE, Joshua Lance Dixon pays tribute to the infamous Rat Pack. From the Hollywood beginnings to the swingin' lounges of Atlantic City and Las Vegas, The Rat Pack dominated show business for over 3 decades. (more...)

The Midtown Men Celebrate the Best of the '60s at The Grand
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Get ready for an evening of singing, dancing in the aisles, and groovin' to the greatest tunes of the '60s as performed by The Midtown Men, Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8 pm. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com. (more...)

Gary Williams and Friends to Perform Benefit Concert for TheatreMAD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Described as "old school virtuosity," by Time Out, star of the West End's 'Rat Pack' Gary Williams celebrates some of Hollywood's greatest musical moments.  (more...)

Three Phantoms Unmask the World of Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

For a strictly limited season from 12 - 13 May 2017, the MES Theatre at Mediacorp is to be haunted by a company of seven world-class West End singers, who, along with the homegrown pianist, Joel Nah, will present a thrilling evening of musical theatre in an outstanding show that has become the most exciting concert phenomenon to tour Europe and critiqued as 'simply phenomenal'. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE PULVERISED at the Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Following an explosive premiere at the National Theatre of Strasbourg, where it won the prestigious Grand Prix de la Litterature, Alexandra Badea's The Pulverised arrives in the UK with a new English translation. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Review: Curiosity-Baiting New Play THE SIEGEL Brings Fresh Comedy to South Coast Repertory
by Michael L. Quintos - Apr 17, 2017

Utilizing a sort of amusing, somewhat wacky plot that somehow works in a sustainably fresh, surprisingly plausible, and audaciously charming way, the world premiere production of playwright Michael Mitnick's thoroughly engaging new play THE SIEGEL---continuing at SCR in Costa Mesa through April 23---proves itself quickly to be one of this season's must-see new plays. Of course, when you see the cast list before even knowing anything about the play, THE SIEGEL is already proving to be quite a curiosity-baiting production. But if you look past the familiar star-wattage and observe the interesting characters and the absorbing story, you'll discover a witty, entertaining, and even thought-provoking comedy that will have you asking... 'are we in a relationship with the right person?' (more...)

Las Vegas Honors Legendary Entertainer Don Rickles With Photo Display
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

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