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Based on the play Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus


FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES Season 3 on BD/DVD 2/7
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

This February, home audiences will be whisked deep into the vortex of a culebra underworld on the verge exploding in FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES - SEASON THREE. (more...)

Charlie Bethel Returns to Theatre Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Extraordinary solo performer Charlie Bethel returns to Theatre Project! (more...)

Robert J. Coombs Pens THE SYLVIA RIDDLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

'The Sylvia Riddle': a gripping unforgettable tale of a heroic knight on the most sacred of quests to rescue the maiden from the jaws of the beast and bring peace to the land. 'The Sylvia Riddle' is the creation of published author, Robert J. Coombs, Viet Nam veteran and Chicago native, who lives in Orlando, FL. (more...)

John Colianni Jazz Orchestra With Special Guest Artist Bucky Pizzarrelli Make NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

For more than seven decades, the legendary Bucky Pizzarelli has had a stellar career.  "The complete jazz musician" Bucky has been a fixture in jazz and the studios since the early '50s. (more...)

MusicalFare to Stage Duke Ellington's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

MusicalFare Theatre, Western New York's most awarded and only professional musical theatre company, presents the third production of its 2016-2017 Season, Duke Ellington's SOPHISTICATED LADIES, running February 1st - March 5th, 2017, directed and choreographed by John Fredo with music direction by George Caldwell. (more...)

Frog & Peach's Tinkerbell Theater to Present Tandem Matinees CINDERELLA and SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN LITTLE GUYS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

Calling all kids and parents! Come to the wacky world of Tinkerbell Theatre! Where your favorite fairy tales come to life with music, puppets, live actors and hilarity! Tinkerbell Theatre was created for savvy New York youngsters, with humor, flair and just the right amount of fun scary stuff. There's even a puppet making workshop right on stage with the cast after every performance! (more...)

Works & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim offers a behind-the-scenes look at WAR PAINT, the new musical by librettist Doug Wright, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, and director Michael Greif in advance of the Broadway opening on April 6, 2017. (more...)

Ute Lemper to Bring SONGS FROM THE BROKEN HEART to Feinstein's/54 Below This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Back by popular demand, Feinstein's/54 Below presents renowned international chanteuse and star of Broadway's Chicago, Ute Lemper with her new show Songs from the Broken Heart on today, January 7 at 7pm, Sunday, January 8 at 9:30pm and Wednesday, January 11 at 9:30pm.  (more...)

Doug Varone And Dancers Announce WINTER INTENSIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Doug Varone and Dancers announces the Winter Intensive 2017 from Monday-Saturday, January 9-14, 2017 from 9:30am-5:30pm at Hunter College 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065. The Winter Intensive features classes taught by company members and a number of unique special events, providing a supportive community to challenge dancers physically and artistically. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pegasus Theatre Chicago's 30th Young Playwrights Festival Opening Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. This year's world premieres, written by high school students and given a staged professional production, explore the theme of "Assumptions." Each winning production is performed in tandem Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with weekday student matinees. Previews are Wednesday, Jan. 4 - Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, Jan. 8 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18 - $30 and available at PegasusTheatreChicago.com or by phone at 866.811.4111.  (more...)

Kurt Weill's Anti-Apartheid Musical LOST IN THE STARS Among LACO Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Celebrating the unique ability of music and the arts to address challenging social and moral issues, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, a three-week, city-wide series of free and ticketed concerts, conversations and community engagement curated by LACO Music Director Jeffrey Kahane from January 14 to 29, 2017, at venues across the Southland.  (more...)

It's So Chewish! Jewish Women's Theatre Explores Special Connection Between Food and Jewish Life
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Ask any Jewish man, woman or child to describe a favorite memory and the response will likely to be a story about family, friends and food.  The sights, sounds, and smells all have special meaning, but it is memories of the tastes that bring the most smiles.  Food and Jewish life have been inseparable throughout history. The Old Testament says the Israelites celebrated their newfound freedom from the Pharaoh with a communal meal of roast lamb and herbs. Even since then, Jewish people and food have been linked symbolically and socially. "Ess my kind" is a universal anthem.   (more...)

Doug Varone And Dancers Awarded The National Dance Project Touring Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Doug Varone and Dancers proudlyreceived a National Dance Project (NDP) Touring Award from the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) which will support the company's United States tours of in the shelter of the fold during the eighteen-month tour period of June 1, 2017 - November 30, 2018. (more...)

Enterprise Spending Nudged Downwards in 2016; Cisco Maintains a Big Lead
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

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A Bernie Sanders Musical Takes the Revolution From Park Slope to Burlington
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

In Burlington, Vermont, the wind doesn't gust off Lake Champlain in a blustering violence and slam into the sides of buildings like it does in most lakeside cities. It rolls off, sails even, and meanders through the streets in an embracing breath, politely. (more...)

Take a Sip Around the World This National Hot Tea Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

This January, in celebration of National Hot Tea Month and the second annual National Hot Tea Day on January 12, 2017, the Tea Council of the USA encourages tea-lovers across the nation to share their IndividualiTEA for a chance to win $500 and a year's supply of tea. The IndividualiTEA Photo Sharing Sweepstakes, which runs through January 31, 2017, rewards the more than 50 percent of Americans who consume tea, and celebrates the countries around the world that grow over 3,000 unique varieties of tea enjoyed by Americans. Entering is easy simply share a photo or short explanation of the unique ways, times, or places you like to enjoy your favorite tea on Twitter with the hashtag #IndividualiTEA and tag @TeaCouncil for a chance to win! (more...)

Jacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA to Present Richard Move's XXYY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Cultural partners Jacob's Pillow Dance and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) present a one-night-only work-in-progress showing of performing artist, choreographer, and TEDGlobal Oxford Fellow Richard Move's XXYY on January 20 at 8pm in MASS MoCA's Hunter Center. (more...)

LTPI and The Masters Conference Announce New Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

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TWILIGHT NOTES is Set to Enchant Your Evenings in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Premiering in 2017, Twilight Notes is set to enchant audiences with a collection of intimate musical discoveries in the Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) across six individual concerts, taking place from Wednesday 29 March to Monday 30 October 2017. (more...)

Brenda Roberts Releases 'Mary Magdalene: Grace is Greater than Sin'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

'Mary Magdalene: Grace is Greater than Sin': a unique and memorable piece of literature following the mysterious life of the woman who witnessed Jesus Christ firsthand. 'Mary Magdalene: Grace is Greater than Sin' is the creation of published author, Brenda Roberts, a Louisiana denizen, who spent her career as an educator interacting with countless women who had little knowledge of the female characters portrayed in the Holy Bible. (more...)

Pegi Young Premieres New Video with Entertainment Weekly
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On February 17, Pegi Young heads out on her own with a new album Raw, a collection of songs about love, loss and forgiveness. (more...)

Echo Theater Company Kicks off 2017 with Bittersweet Romance FOUND DOG RIBBON DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Alana Dietze (A Small Fire, Dry Land) directs the world premiere of a bittersweet romantic comedy about loneliness, oxytocin - and the healing power of Whitney Houston. The Echo Theater Company opens The Found Dog Ribbon Dance by Dominic Finocchiaro on January 21 at Atwater Village Theatre. (more...)

Patrick J. Conte, MD, PhD Helps Readers Find the MYSTERIES OF LIFE, DEATH AND BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

ROSELAND, N.J. - Author Patrick J. Conte, MD, PhD has pondered this question, 'Is there a reason why we were born, and do we all have a purpose in life?' In his book, 'Mysteries of Life, Death and Beyond' (published by Balboa Press), he attempts to answer it and hopefully guide readers on an amazing and somewhat mystical journey. (more...)

THE CALL OF THE WILD Continues at Theatre Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Call of the Wild by Jack London, adapted and performed by Charlie Bethel, runs through January 29 at Theatre Project. (more...)

K'Valentine Announces Debut Album, The SEVEN Tour with Talib Kweli
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Chicago's K'Valentine is about to make 2017 her year. She's put in the time, writing poetry since her youth, putting out three mixtapes, including one with Talib Kweli's Javotti Media, and is finally ready to release her debut album (more...)

Creator and Producer Fabrizio Boccardi's Reinvention of the Supernatural Genre in Media Sparks Curiosity
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Completed for King Midas World Entertainment through a license provided by Boccardi, DARK LIGHT: DAWN will be published in North America by Macmillan Publishing Group in August 2017. (more...)

Cast Set for U.S. Premiere of BEYOND CARING, Return of MOBY DICK at Lookingglass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the final two shows of its 2016-2017 season, including the U.S. Premiere of Beyond Caring, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin in association with Dark Harbor Stories, a company led by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer and Tom Hodges, as well as the remount of the Jeff Award-winning Moby Dick, adapted from the novel by Herman Melville and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin. (more...)

Vernon Alvin Thomas Releases 'The Seven Son & Seven Daughters'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

'The Seven Son & Seven Daughters': an inspirational journey from a time when things were simpler, but a lot harder. 'The Seven Son & Seven Daughters' is the creation of published author, Vernon Alvin Thomas, seventh son of sharecroppers Reverend Dempsey Thomas and Reverend Annie Laura Thomas, who was The Seventh daughter and whose wisdom inspired this book. (more...)

Now You See Them, Now You Don't! THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY Bring Death Defying Stunts And Breathtaking Wonder To The McCallum!
by David Green - Jan 16, 2017

The Illusionists - Live from Broadway comes to the McCallum Theatre for four performances Saturday, January 28, through Sunday, January 29. On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, The Illusionists - Live From Broadway will play the McCallum Theatre as part of its current North American tour to more than 50 cities.  (more...)

BWW Review: Dezart Performs' Outstanding CLYBOURNE PARK Is Successful Theatre At Every Level
by David Green - Jan 16, 2017

It's been a long time since I've used the phrase 'must see'. I intentionally use it on rare occasion so it doesn't lose it's meaning and become a trite 'catch phrase'. I want it to signify my whole hearted and highest endorsement of a theatrical production. Dezart Performs current production of  Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize winning play, Clybourne Park, is a MUST SEE theatrical production. It is the finest piece of ensemble acting that I have seen in the desert in four years, in both our community-based and professional companies.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Jason Graae and Company Bring JERRY HERMAN LEGACY CONCERT to Segerstrom Center
by Michael L. Quintos - Jan 16, 2017

Broadway vet and musical comedy genius Jason Graae will be one of several incredible performers that will be presenting JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERT at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts from January 19 - 21, 2017. For three performances at the Center's Samueli Theater---the campus' intimate cabaret space---Graae and five other artists will be taking the stage to pay tribute to Jerry Herman's musical legacy, highlighted by musical numbers from his many classic shows that include MAME, MACK AND MABEL, HELLO, DOLLY!, and LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's Tribute to The Ladies of Disney at The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Married life is working out for the Fairy God Mother (Cherry Pitz) and her Prince Charming (Handsome Brad), but happily ever after can get kind of dull, no dragon's to slay, not evil step mothers to thwart. Looking to spice things up, the two love birds have decided to throw a ball, looking for the hottest princess in the land to join them in a threesome! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/14/2017
by - Jan 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/14/2017. (more...)

El Rey Network to Premiere Two New Unscripted Series in 2017
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

El Rey Network, the English-language lifestyle network targeting 'Strivers,' will air two original unscripted series in the first half of 2017, 'Man at Arms' and 'Rite of Passage'. Both series were announced today by network president and general manager, Daniel Tibbets. (more...)

Rising Star Winners Compete for All-Star Title and $5,000 Prize at the 20th Annual Celebration of the Arts in Howard County
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Howard County Arts Council will celebrate 36 years of fostering the arts at the 20th Annual Celebration of the Arts in Howard County on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College (HCC) in Columbia. In honor of Columbia's 50th anniversary, Padraic Kennedy, the first and longest serving president of the Columbia Association (1972-1998), will act as Honorary Chair. Richard W. Story, Senior Vice President, Community Relations and Government Affairs, and Business Development Liaison for Howard Bank, will serve as Event Emcee. (more...)

'MARGARITAVILLE', THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS and More on Tap for Broadway in New Orleans' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2017 - 2018 season was announced today. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, the new season will play at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown New Orleans beginning fall 2017. (more...)

GRAEME OF THRONES Bound for 2017 Adelaide Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Following sell-out seasons in London's West End, North America and Australia the comedy hit Graeme Of Thrones comes to the 2017 Adelaide Fringe from 17 February to 19 March at Umbrella Revolution in The Garden of Unearthly Delights. (more...)

NBC Universo to Premiere SONS OF ANARCHY En Espanol, 1/17
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern entertainment and sports cable channel for Latinos, and the fastest growing cable network, will premiere SONS OF ANARCHY en Español Tuesday, January 17th at 10pm/9C. (more...)

New Research from Accenture Strategy highlights Economic and Societal Impact of Investing in 5G Infrastructure
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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NIAGARA FALLS Rushes to The Theatre at St. Claude This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Theatre at St. Claude has a theatrical apparition comically, tragically, and terrifyingly relevant to our times haunting its stage. (more...)

BROADWAY NOIRE: MAKE THEM HEAR YOU Celebrates African American Musical Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Broadway Noire: Make Them Hear You is a celebration of African American Musical Theater.  Broadway Noire: Make Them Hear You will take you on a journey with music from the 1920's through the present! (more...)

Dates Announced for GAME OF THRONES Live Concert Music & Visual Experience
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Ahead of the highly anticipated February 20th launch of the Game of Thrones® Live Concert Experience, today a new video clip and infographic have been released which detail the massive scale and scope of the immersive concert tour. (more...)

Over 26 Million Viewers Tune In to College Football Playoff National Championship on ESPN
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The College Football Playoff National Championship between Clemson and Alabama (January 9 at 8 p.m. ET) delivered a total live audience across the multi-network MegaCast (TV feeds + streaming) of 26,029,000 viewers (more...)

Golden Thread Productions Announces ReOrient 2017 Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company focused on the Middle East celebrating its 20th anniversary, is proud to announce The Seven writers for its prestigious ReOrient 2017 Festival of Short Plays, selected through a competitive, international submission process. (more...)

BWW Interview: Colin Cloud, of THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY, Coming to Riverside's Fox Performing Arts Center.
by Audrey Liebross - Jan 11, 2017

THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY, featuring seven performers, will play the Fox Performing Arts Center (Fox PAC) in Riverside, California, for two shows on Thursday, January 26 and Friday, January 27, 2017. Broadway World Interviewed the 'Deductionist,' Colin Cloud. (more...)

ESPN's Coverage of College Football Playoff Sets Numerous Streaming Records
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The College Football Playoff (Semifinals + National Championship) averaged a 12.7 overnight rating and a streaming audience of 535,000 average viewers, 1,655,000 unique viewers watching 120,090,000 minutes. (more...)

HBO to Premiere BIG LITTLE LIES, Starring Reese Witherspoon & Nicole Kidman, 2/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California, nothing is quite as it seems. Doting moms, successful husbands, adorable children, beautiful homes: What lies will be told to keep their perfect worlds from unraveling? (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, January 16, 2017
by - Jan 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, January 16, 2017! (more...)

PIRANDELLO 150 Celebration to Honor Great Sicilian Playwright
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

"Pirandello 150," a one-week festival celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of the great Sicilian playwright Luigi Pirandello, will run at Film Forum from Friday, January 13 through Thursday, January 19. The series is part of 2017's city-wide "Pirandello 150" celebration. (more...)

Spring 2017 has Arrived at the New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Spring 2017 has Arrived at the New Theatre with an eclectic mix of shows guaranteed to delight and entertain audiences. >From blockbuster musicals to special one-off performances, from classic drama to family favourites, this is an unmissable programme of theatre.  (more...)

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