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Dale Soules Returns to James Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION with Third SAG Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Broadway veteran Dale Soules has returned to New York with her third consecutive Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy for her work on the smash-hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. Dale plays no-nonsense inmate Frieda Berlin who boasts neck tattoos and knows a lot about murder. She just wrapped shooting Season 5 of the award-winning series. (more...)

Celeste Oliva and Alexander Platt to Reunite in STAGE KISS at the Lyric Stage; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl, winner of the 2016 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award and a MacArthur 'genius' grant, will be directed by Courtney O'Connor at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, opening February 26 and running through March 26, 2017. Previews begin February 24.  (more...)

Denis Jones, Tina Landau, Kristin Hanggi, Hunter Foster and More to Helm 2017 Shows at Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled six exciting teams - three led by prominent women directors - to helm the diverse productions planned this season: a tap-happy musical comedy, a beloved classic, a completely reinvented musical from some of the finest creative minds in musical theatre, two bold new musicals, and a holiday show for all ages. (more...)

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Headed to the Fox Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

HORSESHOES & HAND GRENADES will play the Fox Theatre on April 6th, 2017.  (more...)

SESAC Signs iconic Singer/Songwriter Rosanne Cash
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Iconic singer/songwriter, multiple award winner and Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Famer Rosanne Cash, known for a string of No. 1 hits, including 'Seven Year Ache,' 'I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me,' and 'Blue Moon With Heartache' has signed with SESAC, the nation's most progressive PRO and the only Music Rights Organization in the country, for representation. (more...)

Lisa Bostnar And Gus Kaikkonen To Read Famous Love Letters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Award-winning actors Lisa Bostnar and Gus Kaikkonen will perform readings of famous love letters as part of a dinner and theatre package being offered by Sunflowers Cafe and The River Street Theatre (RST) in Jaffrey on Monday, February 13th. (more...)

WOMEN IN JEOPARDY! at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) continues its 2016-17 Season with the absolutely off-the-wall "Women in Jeopardy!". The riotous comedy follows Mary and Jo, two middle-aged women who jump to the rescue when their best friend Liz falls for a creepy (and potentially murderous) dentist. MRT Artistic Director Sean Daniels, who helmed the 2015 world premiere at Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, NY, returns to direct. (more...)

National Theatre Announces World Premieres, New Writers and Adaptations for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

World premieres, new writers and ground-breaking adaptations have been announced for 2017 at the National Theatre. (more...)

NYU Steinhardt to Begin February with THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

NYU Steinhardt's Program in Vocal Performance today announced it will present the musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood on February 2-6, 2017. The show features book, lyrics, and music by Rupert Holmes. Dallett Norris directs. (more...)

Harper Lee's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Takes the Stage at Florida Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce that the timeless American classic, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' will play in the Historic Arcade Theatre February 14 - March 8. (more...)

Spooky Action Theater Presents THE RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

From the author of "Jerusalem" comes this gripping new drama that thrilled and mesmerized audiences during sold-out runs in London and New York. The River is a haunting and seductive new play about a Man who brings a Woman to his secluded fishing cabin. (more...)

10th Annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Dancers of Damelahamid, in partnership with the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC, announce the 10th annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival, a celebration of Indigenous stories, song and dance from Canada and abroad, February 28 - March 5, 2017 at MOA's Great Hall. (more...)

Capacity Crowd Attends Peninsula Players' Reading of POPULATION 485
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre presented a reading of "Population 485" by Michael Perry at Bjorklunden Monday, February 6 to an audience of more than 150.  "Population 485" was produced as part of The Play's the Thing, a winter series of play readings organized by Peninsula Players Theatre.    (more...)

Jez Butterworth's THE FERRYMAN Will Transfer to the Gielgud Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

After the short run at the Royal Court Theatre sold out in just one day, the producers are delighted to announce that Jez Butterworth's epic, new playThe Ferryman will transfer to the West End. Multi award-winning actor, director and writer Paddy Considine will be joined by Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O'Reilly in the production directed by Sam Mendes. (more...)

Cast Announced for Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE World Premiere Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE PROFANE, the world premiere of a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at , Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

Theater Icon Robert Lepage to Return to BAM with One-Man Show '887'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Theater icon Robert Lepage returns to BAM with the US premiere of 887, his deeply personal one-man show, running March 16-26, 2017. (more...)

Tennessee Williams Festival Announces Annual Dinner in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival announces today that its Annual Dinner will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The gala will be held at Town Hall in Provincetown to support the organization's 12th-annual Festival, which will celebrate Tennessee Williams and William Shakespeare when performances around the world come to Provincetown from Sept. 21-24, 2017. (more...)

New Perspectives Theatre Company in Association with the New School for Drama Presents A FORM APART
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

On Her Shoulders is pleased to present staged readings of two short plays and poetry selections by May Miller, directed by Mary E. Hodges on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Doors open at 6:30pm. (more...)


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BWW Review: Spooky Action's Plunge into THE RIVER
by Roger Catlin - Feb 7, 2017

The theater space at the Spooky Action Theatre is so intimate you immediately feel you're in the tiny cabin where all its action in Jez Butterworth's play The River takes place. (more...)

Sweeney Todd in New York: How Rachel Edwards Brought Her Show To Town
by Gary Naylor - Feb 6, 2017

Gary Naylor traces five years in which a show playing to 32 customers in a rundown shop on a back street in distant district of South London made it first to the West End and now to New York. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Offering $5 Lottery for THE LIGHT YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, February 6 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of THE LIGHT YEARS. (more...)

Mare Winningham Joins David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham and Dimitri Joseph Moise join the previously announced cast of the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

Ian McDiarmid's FAUST X 2 Finds Full Cast at The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the full cast for the premiere of Faust x 2, adapted by Olivier and Tony award-winning Ian McDiarmid who plays the titular role. (more...)

Monahan & Oyen's Devilish New Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL to Warm Up TNC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Unstoppable Theater will give audiences a rare glimpse into the Seventh Circle--Hell's dingiest cabaret venue--as it presents Sean Patrick Monahan in Monahan & Oyen's DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL, a devilish new musical directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell) that charts a high school musical nerd's descent into madness, March 23rd - April 9th at Theater for the New City's Community Space Theater. (more...)

Leftover Salmon Announce Weekly Audio Stream 'The Leftover Salmon Show'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Today, Leftover Salmon announced the launch of a weekly audio stream – “The Leftover Salmon Show” – to air every Tuesday night at 7 PM MST via their website and Mixlr channel. (more...)

David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Extends Again at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Public Theater announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

The Rose's HUCK FINN is an American Classic with Modern Relevance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The classic American novel about life on the Mississippi finds a new voice in The Rose Theater's production of Huck Finn, playing February 24 - March 12. The 70-minute production based on the Mark Twain classic addresses issues of inequality that feel as relevant today as in the Civil War time period when the story takes place. (more...)

Jaffrey's River Street Theatre to Celebrate Hollywood's Biggest Night with OSCARS VIEWING PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Jaffrey's River Street Theatre (RST) will be holding an Oscars Viewing Party at the theatre this Sunday, February 26 starting at 7 p.m. (more...)

Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month of March. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company Continues Spotlight Series with The Three Philly Tenors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company readies a Valentine's Day treat for area musical theatre fans. The company continues The Spotlight Series, a cabaret series designed to put Philadelphia's favorite musical theatre performers front and center. (more...)

Portraits of Hope Eyes More Water Projects Including Chicago's Bridges
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

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RSC's THE TEMPEST and More to Screen at River Street Theatre This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, announced today that they have obtained the rights to present HD screenings of the Royal Shakespeare Company's upcoming productions. (more...)

Scoop: RIVERDALE on THE CW - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Get all the scoop on RIVERDALE, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, February 28, 2017! (more...)

Seurat's Circus Sideshow: One Painting With A Sideshow Of Its Own At The MET
by Barry Kostrinsky - Feb 17, 2017

One painting does not make an exhibit.  With the help of 50 other institutions and collectors from around the world  the MET has assembled a host of preparatory drawings, paintings by peers including Paul Signac, an early work by Pablo Picasso and some Honore Daumier's, as well as vintage posters and film footage enriching the allure in an attempt to spell out and reveal  the themes addressed in the Circus Sideshow painted by Georges Seurat from 1887-8 in a unique post-impressionist style.  (more...)

Writers In The Loft Presents THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

On Tuesday, March 14, celebrated author Michael Finkel (True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea, a 2015 major motion picture) comes to town with his latest work, THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit. Finkel will discuss one of this generation's remarkable news stories - the true tale of a hermit who lived alone in a tent in the Maine woods for twenty-seven years. (more...)

The Old Vic to Present THE MISSING LIGHT Puppetry Show for Kids This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

As part of its programme for families, The Old Vic will present The Missing Light, an enchanting puppetry show for ages 7+ about hopes, dreams and true friendship, created by Mark Arends for Make Mend and Do. The production will run for 12 performances only, 23 Mar - 4 Apr 2017. (more...)

Ann Harada & Sara Wordsworth to Host Prospect's GOOD TO GO Women Writers Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Immigration, the development of Luna Park, and new adaptations of the films Bread and Roses and Teeth are among the subjects of Prospect Theater Company's upcoming Good to Go Songwriter's Showcase, a concert celebrating new works-in-process created or co-created by women writers. (more...)

Milagro presents the Northwest Premier of LYDIA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Milagro presents the 2008 Henry Award winner for Outstanding New Play, Lydia. Set in the 1970s on the Texas border separating the United States and Mexico, Lydia is an intense, lyrical and magical story. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Amanda Abizaid Releases New Project in Support of HelpPhilippineSchools.org
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Singer/songwriter Amanda Abizaid is releasing a new EP in support of HelpPhilippineSchools.org, a non-profit organization that helps children get the best education possible through the betterment of existing schools, working “from the inside out.” (more...)

Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents East of the River on 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) presents the adventurous world-music ensemble East of The River in their new program, SULTANA: Music of the Sephardic Diaspora, on Thursday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Elohim in Park https://us.vocuspr.com/Publish/3318684/vcsPRAsset_3318684_88987_0d249e23-ca40-4948-bb45-e6b83ee4ecb9_0.jpegSlope, Brooklyn.  (more...)

Wetumpka Depot Players to Represent Alabama at Regional Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The River Region's oldest community theatre is once again preparing to travel another award-winning show to regional competition. On February 28 the Wetumpka Depot Players will present their production of The Glass Menagerie for local audiences in preparation to travel the show to Southeastern Theatre Conference ( SETC) in Lexington, Kentucky on March 3rd to represent Alabama in the community theatre festival. (more...)

Fairfield University Art Museum Presents H.A. SIGG: ABSTRACT RIGGS, 3/24-7/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Fairfield University Art Museum presents a new exhibition, 'H.A. Sigg: Abstract Rivers' on view from Friday March 24, 2017, through Saturday June 10, 2017. (more...)

Lick the Plate and Entercom San Diego Announce Expanded Format and Newly Titled 'Lick the Plate Raw' to Satisfy Their Listeners on KBZT-FM, KSON-FM, and KXSN-FM who are
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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Ranch Living Draws Buyers To Meritus Homes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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Hugh Jackman Undergoes Another Skin Cancer Procedure; Assures Fans 'All's Well'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Hugh Jackman turned to Twitter this week to reveal that he has undergone yet another procedure to remove cancerous cells on his nose. (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman are pleased to announce the 2017/18 Season with 13 productions in four venues spanning September 2017 - May 2018.  With the start of the 2017/18 Season both Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman will renew their contracts with Milwaukee Rep for an additional four and six years respectively.  Artistic Director Mark Clements began his tenure at Milwaukee Rep in 2010 by introducing a musical into the Quadracci Powerhouse season, creating the New Play Development program, and adapting and directing the world premiere production of A Christmas Carol this past December.   With this contract renewal through 2021 he will continue his commitment to presenting world class works on all three stages.    Managing Director Chad Bauman came to The Rep in 2013 and will continue through 2023 per his contract renewal.  In his time here he has implemented a fruitful strategic business model that supports the theater's artistic vision with a focus on quality, inclusion, citizenship, innovation, and stability. (more...)

Lifetime's Hit Series BRING IT! to Take the Stage in 40 Cities Across the US
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

After a massive sold-out 2016 summer tour, Lifetime's hit series Bring It! is back by overwhelming demand, and set to take the stage in forty cities across the US (more...)

THE EAGLE AND THE MERMAID is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

SEAVIEW, Wash., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The Eagle and The Mermaid is a true story told in metaphor, of a Love that crosses all bounds. Whether you are 3 years old or 117, this magical fourteen minute audiobook is for you. A free download is available as a Valentine gift to the world at: https://www.theeagleandthemermaid.com/the-audiobook (more...)

First Look: Newly Recorded Cover of 'Sugar Sugar' Debuts on The CW's RIVERDALE
by TV - On the Road - Feb 1, 2017

Josie and the Pussycats add a little spice to the sweet classic pop song "Sugar, Sugar" with the performance of a newly recorded cover version airing during the Thursday, February 2, episode of The CW's acclaimed new drama series Riverdale (more...)

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