TUTS and The River Celebrate Disability Awareness Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

As part of the 20th anniversary celebration of The River Performing and Visual Arts Center (The River), Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is celebrating National Disability Awareness Month with special events and a public fundraising campaign. (more...)

OSF's New 'American Revolutions' Commissions Make National Impact
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's growing reputation as an incubator for some of the best new American plays continues this fall and winter, as commissions from the "American Revolutions: The United States History Cycle" program and other new work will grace stages across the country. (more...)

THE BACHELOR & More Among ABC's October Slate for ABC APP
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Beginning today, ABC is “throwing back” to the original “The Bachelor,” featuring Alex Michel, and “The Bachelorette,” featuring Trista Rehn (now Trista Sutter), with the first full seasons, including Trista and Ryan's wedding special, now available on the ABC app for desktop, mobile and connected TV devices. (more...)

Jennifer Lim to Star in DON'T YOU F**KING SAY A WORD Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Andy Bragen Theatre Projects and Rachel Sussman will present the World Premiere of Andy Bragen's DON'T YOU F**KING SAY A WORD, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (2015 Obie Award-winner for A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes; Christopher Chen's Caught with PlayCo) at 59E59 Theaters, November 4-December 4. (more...)

THE ENDS, a Living Art Installation, Brings Art, Music and the Unexpected to the Yarra River
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Supple Fox, the creative team behind some of Dark Mofo's most talked-about performances, has teamed up with The Huxleys, Gabi Barton, and artist Shaun Gladwell to launch The Ends - a threeweek long 'living art installation' that brings art, music, performance and a heavy dose of the unexpected to the banks of the Yarra River this October. (more...)

by Maria Rita Meli - Sep 26, 2016

Is England prepared for Prince Charles' ascension to the throne after the death of Queen Elizabeth II? King Charles III, making its regional premiere in the Arizona Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season, explores his possible future reign. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Full SHAMELESS Season Seven Premiere Ahead of October Debut
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

SHOWTIME is giving viewers an early opportunity to sample the season seven premiere of the network's No. 1 comedy series SHAMELESS, ahead of its linear premiere on Sunday, October 2nd at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Platte River Revival Hosts Volunteer Day September 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

On Saturday, September 24, the Platte River Revival along with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and its other partners will host the tenth annual Platte River Revival Volunteer Day.  Organizers expect over 700 volunteers that will help remove litter and debris from The River and its banks, monitor and maintain wire-wrapped trees to protect them from wildlife including beaver and deer, and inventory Russian olives.   (more...)

Initial Casting Announced for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, 10/27; Hannah Elless, Mamie Parris, Jonah Platt and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

New York, New York: National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the first round of casting for the 28th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28, 2016 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 26 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute, which features songs from Festival shows you will not get to hear in the 45-minute presentation. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Tenille to Release Self-Titled Debut EP 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

As 2016 is winding down, the career of singer/songwriter Tenille Arts is ramping up with her debut self-titled EP hitting October 14, 2016 (more...)

AT&T Audience Network to Broadcast Garth Brooks Exclusive Concert Event at Yankee Stadium
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

AT&T's AUDIENCE Network will present the exclusive concert event 'GARTH BROOKS/YANKEE STADIUM/LIVE.' Filmed in 4K this past summer, the spectacular concert event will broadcast nationwide on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT across all AT&T platforms. (more...)

BWW Preview: SOUTH CITY THEATRE Has A Lot to Offer
by Marietta Lunceford - Oct 5, 2016

With youth workshops, and acting classes, a full and interesting season, a fundraiser this month for STEEL MAGNOLIAS, which is headed to competition, and a special event July 2017, South City Theatre is a busy place to be. Join in on all that is going on by checking out www.southcitytheatre.com or call 205-621-2128. (more...)

Salt River Wild Horses featured in new photography exhibits
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016


Arizona Theatre Company Adds Widely Acclaimed LA ESQUINITA, USA to 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Due to artist scheduling conflicts, Arizona Theatre Company has added acclaimed actor/playwright Ruben C. Gonzalez' one-man tour de force La Esquinita, USA to the 2016-17 50th anniversary season and rescheduled Marisela Treviño Orta's The River Bride to 2017-18. La Esquinita, USA will run in Tucson from Jan. 14 to Feb. 4, 2017 and in Phoenix from Feb. 2-26, the same dates as the postponed The River Bride. (more...)

Prospect Theater to Continue 2016 IGNITE Series with 35MM and STRIKING 12 in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director, and Melissa Huber, Managing Director, continues its 2016 IGNITE Series with two special one-night-only events at The Times Center (242 West 41st Street, NYC). (more...)

Fifth Harmony, Shakira & More Join 2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Performance Lineup
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

dick clark productions and ABC announced today several exciting additions to the lineup at the "2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

New Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy Unveil Adelaide Festival 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The debut Adelaide Festival from Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy will mark a return to artistic works on a grand scale, with epic opera, theatrical spectacle under the stars and the biggest and most ambitious Festival hub in the event's history all set to dazzle in the 2017 program. (more...)

Jim James' New Solo Album Eternally Even Now Streaming Via NPR's First Listen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Eternally Even, the new solo album from My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, is streaming exclusively HERE as part of NPR's “First Listen” series. (more...)

American Cruise Lines Receives Prestigious Travel Industry Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016


Deirdre Madigan, Stephen Schnetzer and Lynn Cohen to Lead Reading of SOCIAL SECURITY at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of "Social Security," a comedy by Andrew Bergman, one of Hollywood's top comedy screenwriters, on Monday, November 14, at 7 p.m.  (more...)

Chameleon & Theatre Uncorked to Bring Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Burnsville
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

There's something unsettling about George and Martha. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Launches JUST IMAGINE Campaign with Announcement of $4,000,000 Gift
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) launched the public phase of the JUST IMAGINE Where Dreams Take Center Stage campaign on Wednesday, October 19th with a kickoff event announcing the lead gift of $4,000,000 from Margaret Alkek Williams to name the Margaret Alkek Williams Center for Arts and Education. (more...)

Goldberg, Mahajan & William-Olsson Set for PREformances with Allison Charney Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

'PREformances with Allison Charney' features a stellar roster for the season's first evening concert of the classical music series curated by founder Allison Charney. Pamela Goldberg, New York based pianist, internationally acclaimed soprano Indira Mahajan and Swedish cellist Kajsa William-Olsson will take center stage at NYC's Goldman Sonnenfeldt Auditorium, JCC Manhattan's intimate 220 seat performance space, home to 'PREformances' for the past seven years. (more...)

INNOVATION AND LEADERSHIP Presents Award-Winning Author Nicholson Baker
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Celebrated author Nicholson Baker comes to town with his New York Times bestseller, SUBSTITUTE: Going to School With a Thousand Kids. In this work of narrative nonfiction, Baker takes on the topic of education, recounting 28 days of a spring semester he spent as a substitute teacher in Maine public schools. SUBSTITUTE expresses outrage, humor, and empathy as it delves into the world of curiosity and learning, in his most impressive work of nonfiction yet.   (more...)

Third Coast Percussion and Cathie Boyd Team Up For SEE YOU LATER Featuring Three Remarkable Composers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Third Coast Percussion, the acclaimed young ensemble from Chicago, joins forces with Glasgow's Cathie Boyd and her arts organization, Cryptic, for 'See You Later', an evening of new music presented visually as a staged concert. 'See You Later' asks the question, what if you could see music? Where else but the fertile soil of Peak Performance could such a daring enterprise bloom? (more...)

Denver Arts Week Celebrates 10th Anniversary, 11/4-12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

DENVER, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Denver Arts Week, an annual celebration of The Mile High City's vibrant arts scene, will mark its 10 th anniversary this year from November 4-12. Presented by VISIT DENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau, the event will feature annual favorites like Know Your Arts First Friday and FREE Night at the Museums, as well as new experiences throughout the more than 300 events at galleries, museums and arts districts throughout the city. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of 'Over The River and Through the Woods', a hilarious and warm-hearted family fiasco by Joe DiPietro the Tony Award winning author of 'Memphis', 'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change', and many more. (more...)

Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj Becomes New Artistic Director of New Freedom Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

New Freedom Theatre is pleased to announce the appointment of Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj as its new Artistic Director.  Maharaj, who had served as Guest Artistic Director last season, is only the fourth full-time artistic director in the company's fifty year history, following foundr John E. Allen, Jr., Robert E. Leslie and Walter Dallas. (more...)

Target-Exclusive: 'Garth Brooks: The Ultimate Collection' to Feature 18 Previously Unreleased Tracks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Target Corp. and Garth Brooks today announced the complete track listing and pre-order information for “Garth Brooks: The Ultimate Collection,” the 10-disc boxed set featuring Brooks' new studio album and nine discs of curated music from his celebrated catalog. (more...)

Mel Gibson to Be Honored with Hollywood Director Award
by Movies News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award winning actor, writer and director Mel Gibson will be honored with the 'Hollywood Director Award' at the 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Emmy Rossum to Make Directorial Debut on Showtime's SHAMELESS, 10/23
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

SHAMELESS star Emmy Rossum will make her directorial debut in the momentous fourth episode of the seventh season this Sunday, October 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts Presents ALL SHOOK UP at Seacoast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Seacoast Repertory Theatre's Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts is getting ready to kick off their Youth Mainstage offering, All Shook Up, which premiers on Friday, November 4th at 8pm. (more...)

Tenille Arts' Self-Titled Debut Hits No. 1 on Canadian iTunes Country Chart
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Fresh off performing for a packed Nashville crowd to celebrate the release of her EP last week, Tenille Arts celebrated again when her self-titled debut entered the Canadian iTunes Country Chart at #1 (more...)

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS to Blow Into Rose Theatre Kingston for the Holidays; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Today Rose Theatre Kingston announces the casting for its Christmas production of Kenneth Grahame's classic story The Wind in the Willows. (more...)

Music from Best-Selling Solo Artist Garth Brooks Now Available to Stream Exclusively on Amazon Music
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Amazon today announced that music from the best-selling solo artist in U.S. history, Garth Brooks, is now available to stream exclusively on Amazon Music. (more...)

Corey Cott, Nicholas Christopher, Samantha Massell and More Sign on for NAMT's 28th Annual Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) has announced the full cast for the 28th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. The Festival will take place on Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28, 2016 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). (more...)

SISTER JAGUAR'S JOURNEY Documentary to Screen at 12th Annual LA Femme International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

'SISTER JAGUAR'S JOURNEY', a documentary film about a nun who travels to Ecuador's rainforest, takes part in a ayahuasca plant medicine ceremony, and finds God, will be screened as part of this year's LaFemme International Film Festival in Beverly Hills from October 20-23. (more...)

Southbank Centre Announces Winter Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Southbank Centre's Winter Festival supported by NatWest returns for the holiday season with a packed programme of festive fun and entertainment for all the family from performances including a new version of hit show BIANCO by UK's leading circus company NoFit State Circus, the Tony award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet and cabaret sensation Le Gateau Chocolat's first ever work for children (and the young at heart) Duckie, to festive concerts, social dances, creative workshops, choirs and a weekend of events inspired by the theme of giving and charity. The 21 acre site is transformed into a winter landscape with a Nordic feel, designed by Hemingway Design, with a sky-high Norwegian tree, Nordic 'Gonks'- mythological Scandinavian creatures, hundreds of Christmas trees, walks of twinkling lights and the return of the bustling Winter Market.  Alternative treats are also on offer across the season including BUMP Rollerdisco and the return of the spectacular Vintage New Year's Eve Party. With the full programme on sale from today, Southbank Centre's Winter Festival programme is guaranteed to get everyone in the festive spirit this Christmas. (more...)

BWW Review: Warm and Wistful Comedy Explores Family Bonds
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Oct 17, 2016

Biddeford's City Theater opened its season with a warm, wistful comedy about love and intergenerational relationships in a New Jersey Italian-American family. Joe Di Pietro's 1998 Over The River and Through the Woods is a funny, touching, and often penetrating memoir about ageless conflicts between old and young and the inevitable changes that come in relationships with the changing times. In the City Theater of Biddeford's production, these completely relatable memories come to life with vivid truthfulness. (more...)

Underground Railway Theater Presents WHEN JANUARY FEELS LIKE SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Underground Railway Theater is proud to present Cori Thomas' When January Feels Like Summer from October 20 - November 13, 2016. When January Feels Like Summer is directed by Benny Sato Ambush. The press performance isMonday, October 24 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANAIS NIN GOES TO HELL at The 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Works and Goode Productions in association with The Theater at the 14th Street Y, present ANAIS NIN GOES TO HELL by David Stallings, directed by Antonio Minino. Performances begin tonight and continue through Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE WHIPPING MAN Comes to the Fells Point Corner Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Fells Point Corner Theater presents The Whipping Man, written by Matthew Lopez, October 14- 30th. The well-known Baltimore director, Barry Feinstein, leads the production, which tells the story of three Richmond Jews-a former Confederate soldier and two of his former slaves. The men are gathered around a makeshift Seder table at the close of the Civil War dealing with age-old questions of justice and freedom and finding new and surprising answers.  (more...)

Jim James Releases 'Here In Spirit', First Single from New Solo Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

'Here In Spirit,” the new single from My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, is out today. Download “Here in Spirit” HERE, view the static video HERE and stream on Apple Music and Spotify.  (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Mary Testa, Ali Stroker, and More Join 35MM Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Prospect Theater Company continues its 2016 IGNITE Series on Saturday, November 5th at 8pm, with a concert of 35MM: A Musical Exhibition. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/12/2016 - ORWELL IN AMERICA and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 12, 2016

Today's big news: John Cameron Mitchell and more will appear on today's ORBITING HUMAN CIRCUS (OF THE AIR) podcast, and ORWELL IN AMERICA makes its NYC debut tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

VIDEO: James Bay Performs 'Hold Back the River' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest James Bay performed 'Hold Back The River' off his album 'Chaos and the Calm.' Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Crowded Outlet Announces New York Premiere of Marisa Michelson's Marigold Chor Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Crowded Outlet, is proud to announce the New York premiere of Marisa Michelson's Marigold Chor Ensemble. Assembled by Michelson (Jonathan Larson Award Grant winner, Tamar of The River) and featuring many multi-hyphenate artistic creators, the experiment will be performed Sunday, October 16th at 5pm at Judson Memorial Church. Tickets are invitation-only. (more...)

BWW Review: RIVER CITY at Theatre [502]
by Keith Waits - Oct 10, 2016

Diana Grisanti's River City has been a long time coming, years in development and the winner of the Rolling World Premiere through the National New Play Network; it is both a tribute to and critical commentary on Grisanti's home town of Louisville, Kentucky. (more...)

BWW Review: Wagner's Music Shines in DAS RHEINGOLD
by Teresa Budasi - Oct 10, 2016

Richard Wagner's 'Ring' cycle is an intriguing opportunity to immerse oneself in an epic experience -- something akin to reading the 'Harry Potter' or 'Lord of the Rings' series, savoring each singular story, then eagerly anticipating the next installment. (more...)

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