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GSA To Auction Two Properties In Coastal New JerseyGSA To Auction Two Properties In Coastal New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

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Ouroboros Shadow Pictures to Bring THE HISTORY OF WAKING UP to Tacoma, 7/25Ouroboros Shadow Pictures to Bring THE HISTORY OF WAKING UP to Tacoma, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Ouroboros Shadow Pictures, based in Oakland, CA, is one of the foremost touring shadow-theater companies in the United States. Their specialized methods of shadow-cinema set their work apart from that of other shadow groups. This summer, they are proud to premiere their newest work at Tacoma Little Theater. In town for one night only, this intimate, not-to-be-missed performance promises to be unlike anything you have seen. THE HISTORY OF WAKING UP will show at 8pm on Saturday July 25th. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Michael James Scott Re-Teams With Casey Nicholaw & Teases New PROM MUSICAL WorkshopSOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Michael James Scott Re-Teams With Casey Nicholaw & Teases New PROM MUSICAL Workshop
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 29, 2015

A standout from Something Rotten! is trying out a new musical! (more...)

VIDEO: Dean Cain Dishes on New CBS Drama SUPERGIRLVIDEO: Dean Cain Dishes on New CBS Drama SUPERGIRL
by - Jun 29, 2015

On CBS's THE TALK, former TV Superman Dean Cain dishes on his upcoming role in the new CBS drama "Supergirl". (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Beach ReadsBookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Beach Reads
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

This issue, focusing on books we'd consider to be Beach Reads, gives us an opportunity to think about fun books. Not that reading serious works can't be a pleasure, but we're talking about escapism here.  (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! Off-Center's A NEW BRAIN Opens at City CenterReview Roundup: Encores! Off-Center's A NEW BRAIN Opens at City Center
by Review Roundups - Jun 26, 2015

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Country Music's Conscious Rednecks Debut New Release 'One Shot at a Time'Country Music's Conscious Rednecks Debut New Release 'One Shot at a Time'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

In a country music scene influenced by a relentless parade of Nashvillesque pop sounds, it is refreshing to hear a group come to the party through a new window. (more...)

Music from Original NBC Series AQUARIUS Now Available for DownloadMusic from Original NBC Series AQUARIUS Now Available for Download
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

UMe has released an exclusive new 15-track soundtrack for the hit NBC series AQUARIUS. Music From The Original Series AQUARIUSis available now for download purchase from all major digital service providers. (more...)

Steep Theatre's 15th Season to Include World Premieres, U.S. Premieres & MoreSteep Theatre's 15th Season to Include World Premieres, U.S. Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Steep Theatre is thrilled to announce the programming for its upcoming, landmark 15th season.  The slate of shows will celebrate many of the elements that have defined this company since its inception and established it as one of the most vibrant companies in Chicago: bold scripts from today's most exciting writers; fearlessly honest ensemble work; and visionary directors.  Steep's 15th season features a U.S. premiere from 2015 Tony Award winner and Steep Associate Playwright Simon Stephens; a world premiere from playwright and veteran stage and screen actor Hamish Linklater; a U.S. Premiere from one of Britain's most celebrated writers Laura Wade; and a local premiere from Obie and Drama Desk Award winner Samuel D. Hunter.  (more...)

Susan Laffoon Pens CAN'T BUY FOREVERSusan Laffoon Pens CAN'T BUY FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

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Anthony Rapp to Consult on Edinburgh-Bound RENT with IF/THEN, LAST SHIP & AMERICAN IDIOT StarsAnthony Rapp to Consult on Edinburgh-Bound RENT with IF/THEN, LAST SHIP & AMERICAN IDIOT Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Jonathan Larson's gripping rock musical is brought to life by NYC based Uncompromising Artistry Productions. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning RENT took the world by storm when it premiered on Broadway in 1996. (more...)

ABC Family Casts 'Glee' Alum & More in Pilot for Supernatural Series BEYONDABC Family Casts 'Glee' Alum & More in Pilot for Supernatural Series BEYOND
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

ABC Family announces the cast of “Beyond,” as the pilot gears up to start production next week in Vancouver, BC.   (more...)

Anthony Rapp & More Talk RENT In Edinburgh Fringe Kickstarter Video, Fundraising Ends 7/18Anthony Rapp & More Talk RENT In Edinburgh Fringe Kickstarter Video, Fundraising Ends 7/18
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 22, 2015

Help bring RENT to Edinburgh! (more...)

Multimedia, Site-Specific Art Event INTER-ACTIONS Comes to FPTC, 7/18-19Multimedia, Site-Specific Art Event INTER-ACTIONS Comes to FPTC, 7/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

INTER-ACTIONS: Performance Art x Art That Performs; presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Celebrates Tony Awards Losses In Hilarious New York Times AdSOMETHING ROTTEN! Celebrates Tony Awards Losses In Hilarious New York Times Ad
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 14, 2015

Something Rotten! celebrates being a Tony loser! (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Climbs to Top 100 in Billboard 200 Chart; Tonys Cause Broadway Album Sales IncreaseSOMETHING ROTTEN! Climbs to Top 100 in Billboard 200 Chart; Tonys Cause Broadway Album Sales Increase
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

The Tony Awards have spurred a significant increase in Broadway cast recording sales this week. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Extends OUR NEW GIRLProfiles Theatre Extends OUR NEW GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Profiles Theatre announces an extension for its hit production of Our New Harris by Nancy Harris, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The critically-acclaimed Midwest premiere opened at Profiles on May 14, 2015 and will extend for an additional three weeks through July 19, 2015. Original cast members Miriam Canfield, Sarah Chalcroft, Killian Hughes and Layne Manzer will continue their roles. Performances are held at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. (more...)

Grand Ole Opry Member Jim Ed Brown Has DiedGrand Ole Opry Member Jim Ed Brown Has Died
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Jim Ed Brown, a star of the Grand Ole Opry for more than fifty years and a newly elected member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, died Thursday, June 11th at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, TN after battling cancer. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Album Hits #1 on Billboard Top Broadway ChartSOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Album Hits #1 on Billboard Top Broadway Chart
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Ghostlight Records just announced that the Original Broadway Cast Album for Something Rotten!, the new musical comedy nominated for 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, hit #1 on the Billboard Top Broadway chart its first week in digital release. The album also debuted on the Billboard Top 200 chart at #94, the Billboard Top Current Albums chart at #45, and the Billboard Overall Digital Albums chart at #22. This marks the strongest overall cast album debut since June 2014, and the third-strongest sales week of any cast recording in five years. Something Rotten! is officially available now on iTunes here and other digital formats with a 36-page booklet. The disc will be available in stores and online July 17. The album is produced by Kurt Deutsch, Wayne Kirkpatrick, Karey Kirkpatrick and Kevin McCollum. It is co-produced by Lawrence Manchesterand Phil Reno. The album has special liner notes by Time Out New York theater editor David Cote. To order the album, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/somethingrotten. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Recording Hits #1 on Billboard Broadway ChartSOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Recording Hits #1 on Billboard Broadway Chart
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

According to Billboard's Broadway cast recording chart, the original cast recording of Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN! is No. 1 in its first week in digital release. (more...)

Michigan Shakespeare Festival Sets Summer WorkshopsMichigan Shakespeare Festival Sets Summer Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

For the first time ever, the Official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan is offering workshops for professional actors, all taught by Michigan Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Janice L Blixt. The classes will be held at the Village Theatre of Cherry Hill in Canton, Michigan in July and August. For information or to book a slot, contact MSFCasting@aol.com. The classes include: (more...)

Peggy Cosgrave & Robert Rutland to Star in White Heron Theatre Company's THE GIN GAMEPeggy Cosgrave & Robert Rutland to Star in White Heron Theatre Company's THE GIN GAME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

The White Heron Theatre Company announces the opening of its first play of the 2015 season - the timeless Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Gin Game by D.L. Coburn, running from July 6th through July 22nd at White Heron's 2015 summer home -  Nantucket's Dreamland Theater on Water Street. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Featured in All-New Promo for CBS's SUPERGIRLVIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Featured in All-New Promo for CBS's SUPERGIRL
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

CBS has shared an all-new promo for their upcoming action adventure series SUPERGIRL, starring GLEE's Melissa Benoist and Broadway's Jeremy Jordan. (more...)

WE tv Greenlights New Series GROWING UP HIP HOPWE tv Greenlights New Series GROWING UP HIP HOP
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

WE tv has ordered the six-episode docu-series “Growing Up Hip Hop” from Entertainment One (eOne), scheduled for a late 2015 premiere. (more...)

Riant Theatre to Stage Reading of Joseph Lizardi's RUNNING THROUGH THE NIGHT, 7/8Riant Theatre to Stage Reading of Joseph Lizardi's RUNNING THROUGH THE NIGHT, 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

The Riant Theatre presents a special reading of playwright Joseph Lizardi's new play Running Through the Night on July 8 at 6:30pm at 440 Studios, located in the Black Box Theatre at 440 Lafayette Street. Tickets are $10 and include a glass of wine. (more...)

Open Book Theatre Company Announces Upcoming Summer Production and Next SeasonOpen Book Theatre Company Announces Upcoming Summer Production and Next Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2015

On the heals of their Wilde Award nominated first season Open Book Theatre Company is pleased to announce their upcoming productions. Expanding on their initial success, they will offer a family show at a new outdoor amphitheater in Southgate and a 5 show second season. (more...)

Eternal Press and Damnation Books Release August TitlesEternal Press and Damnation Books Release August Titles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Damnation Books and Eternal Press will release new titles on 1 August 2015. William and Kim Richards Gilchrist own the California based Publishing Companies. Distribution of e-books and trade paperbacks includes Barnes & Noble, Nook, Amazon, Kindle, OmniLit, All Romance and other retailers. Signed copies are available through the company's eBay store. Onsite, at EternalPress.biz and DamnationBooks.com, e-copies are available in PDF, MOBI & EPUB formats compatible with most popular e-reading devices. From Eternal Press - · Bittersweet by Laurencia Hoffman Genre: Fantasy Sub Genre: Paranormal · Cameron by Edward Tailor Genre: Erotica Sub Genre: BDSM · Glorious Summer by Alexandra Tucker Genre: GBLT Sub Genre: New Adult · Lucidity by Ray S. Kent Genre: Romance Sub Genre: Dark Fantasy · Ramblin' Rosegarten by Beth Bishop Genre: Dark Fantasy Sub Genre: Vampire From Damnation Books - · Hazard of Shadows by Mike Phillips Genre: Dark Fantasy Sub Genre: Urban Fantasy · In The Shadow by Phil Morgan Genre: Dark Fantasy Sub Genre: Fantasy · The Trail of the Beast by Matt Spencer Genre: Dark Fantasy Sub Genre: Thriller · Witch Hunt by Ian Jarvis Genre: Paranormal Sub Genre: Urban Fantasy Follow Eternal Press and Damnation Books on Twitter @eternalpress @damnationbooks or shop at our eBay Store eBay http://www.ebay.com/usr/ep-dbbooks Review Copies may be obtained by emailing eternalpresspromotions@gmail.com. Advanced Review Copies are also available for September 2015. Get 50% off all Titles use code 61NF17DV2LEX at checkout at DamnationBooks.com and EternalPress.biz Contact Sally Franklin Christie, Marketing Manager eternalpresspromotions@gmail.com (more...)

Irish Theater of Chicago's MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE to Run 10/7-11/1Irish Theater of Chicago's MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE to Run 10/7-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Irish Theatre of Chicago will launch its 2015-16 Season with the Midwest premiere of Geraldine Aron's touching and comedic one-woman show MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, directed by Siiri Scott and featuring ensemble Barbara Figgins*. MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE will play October 7 - November 1, 2015 at Chief O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant, 3471 N. Elston Ave. in Chicago. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, August 1 at www.irishtheatreofchicago.org.  The press opening is Thursday, October 8 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Metta Theatre to Stage World Premiere of MOUTHFULMetta Theatre to Stage World Premiere of MOUTHFUL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Metta Theatre today announces the world premiere of Mouthful, the centrepiece of their 10th anniversary celebrations. Mouthful is a darkly comic and at times heartbreaking response to the global food crisis through six brand new plays from six of the world's leading dramatists - Lydia Adetunji, Bola Agbaje, Clare Bayley, Inua Ellams, Neil LaBute and Pedro Miguel Rozo. The playwrights, with support from a Wellcome Trust Arts Award, have teamed up with six world-renowned scientists - Professors Tim Benton, Kamal Bawa, Suzanne Filteau, Ilkka Hanski, Molly Jahn and Tim Lang to collaborate on this politically provocative and theatrically imaginative production. (more...)

TUTS Sets All-Teen Cast of RENTTUTS Sets All-Teen Cast of RENT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT) proudly presents the inspiring, all-teen production of Rent September 18 & 19 at The Hobby Center.  Winner of the TONY Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.  (more...)

VIDEO: Melissa Benoist Shares Excitement from Day 1 of SUPERGIRL ProductionVIDEO: Melissa Benoist Shares Excitement from Day 1 of SUPERGIRL Production
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

SUPERGIRL has begun production and CBS has shared video of the cast and crew on the very first day of work! Check it out below! (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Sets Cast of ROMEO & JULIETSheffield Theatres Sets Cast of ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces the full company for Jonathan Humphreysproduction of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Humphreys directs Scott Arthur (Benvolio), Charlie Bate (Pastor), Morfydd Clark (Juliet), Joanna Croll (Lady Montague/Sister), Freddie Fox (Romeo), Michael Hodgson (Capulet), Jonny Holden (Tybalt), Hugh John (The Prince), Robin Kingsland (Montague), Andrew Leung (Paris/Abram), Rachel Lumberg (The Nurse), Simon Manyonder (Mercutio),Shaun Mason (Sampson/Capitan), Joshua Miles (Peter/Gregory/Balthasar) and Natalie Thomas (Lady Capulet). The production opens on 23 September, with previews from 17 September, and runs until 17 October. (more...)

VIDEO: CBS Surprises 400 Moms & Daughters with Sneak Peek of New Series SUPERGIRLVIDEO: CBS Surprises 400 Moms & Daughters with Sneak Peek of New Series SUPERGIRL
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

CBS invited 400 moms and their daughters to a sneak peek of the premiere episode and then gave them a SUPER surprise. Watch the video below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway!Photo Coverage: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 23, 2015

Just yesterday, the company of Broadway's Something Rotten celebrated 100 performances at the St. James Theatre with a special cake from Carlo's Bakery. BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and you can check out photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Melissa Benoist In All-New Promo for CBS's SUPERGIRLVIDEO: Melissa Benoist In All-New Promo for CBS's SUPERGIRL
by - Jul 22, 2015

ET shared an exclusive sneak peek at the superhero drama SUPERGIRL, premiering Oct. 26 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. Check it out below! (more...)

Berkshire Playwrights Lab to Present MATCHBerkshire Playwrights Lab to Present MATCH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

The Berkshire Playwrights Lab (BPL) will present the next play in the free Staged Reading Series on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at 7:30 pm at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. The play follows Great Barrington's Dig+Dine outdoor dining event. 'Match,' by critically-acclaimed playwright Jennifer Maisel, is the story of a much-needed kidney, the donor and her intentions and the lives the decision to give impacts. 'Mother of the Maid,' a play first presented through Berkshire Playwrights Lab's Free Staged Reading Series, is now in full production at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday on Her 'Third Act' at ProvincetownJennifer Holliday on Her 'Third Act' at Provincetown
by Nora Dominick - Jul 2, 2015

By the time she was 23, Jennifer Holliday was the very definition of a Broadway star. Her work in DREAMGIRLS would propell her to Broadway fame, especially when she took the stage at the 1982 Tony Awards to perform 'And I am Telling You I'm Not Going.' Now Holliday is enjoying what she tells the Provincetown Magazine is her 'third act.' (more...)

VIDEO: David Hasselhoff's Daughter & RICH KIDS Star Taylor-Ann Hasselhoff Debuts 'Collide' Music VideoVIDEO: David Hasselhoff's Daughter & RICH KIDS Star Taylor-Ann Hasselhoff Debuts 'Collide' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2015

Earlier this week, David Hasselhoff's daughter & newest star of E!'s Rich Kids of Beverly Hills, Taylor-Ann Hasselhoff debuted her radiant new black and white music video, 'Collide'. The newest reality darling is about to make waves in the music scene. Check it below! (more...)

VIDEO: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Stars Brian d'Arcy James, Christian Borle, and John Cariani Play 'Fresh or Rotten?' on ROTTEN TOMATOESVIDEO: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Stars Brian d'Arcy James, Christian Borle, and John Cariani Play 'Fresh or Rotten?' on ROTTEN TOMATOES
by Sally Henry - Jul 18, 2015

Rotten Tomatoes' Mark Seman hit the bright lights of Broadway to talk to Tony Award-winner Christian Borle, Brian d'Arcy James, and John Cariani of the new hit Broadway show SOMETHING ROTTEN!, and even enticed them into a rousing game of 'Fresh or Rotten?' Check out the fun video below! (more...)

PEOPLE OF THE SHADOWS is ReleasedPEOPLE OF THE SHADOWS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

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Ian McKellen Teases New BEAUTY & THE BEAST Film: 'My Face Will Eventually Be Seen!'Ian McKellen Teases New BEAUTY & THE BEAST Film: 'My Face Will Eventually Be Seen!'
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 17, 2015

Some fresh information about the new BEAUTY & THE BEAST! (more...)

AMC & Sundance TV Garner 28 EMMY AWARD Nominations Including 11 for MAD MENAMC & Sundance TV Garner 28 EMMY AWARD Nominations Including 11 for MAD MEN
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced this morning the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy® Award nominations, recognizing AMC with 24 nominations and SundanceTV with 4 nominations. (more...)

Live On Periscope! SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Performs At Barnes & NobleLive On Periscope! SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Performs At Barnes & Noble
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 16, 2015

Something Rotten! celebrates its new cast recording today. (more...)

Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN! to Celebrate Album Release with Performance, Signing at Barnes & NobleCast of SOMETHING ROTTEN! to Celebrate Album Release with Performance, Signing at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The company of Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN! will soon head to Barnes & Noble. (more...)

Christian Borle & SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Set For B&N Performance & CD Signing Event, 7/16Christian Borle & SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Set For B&N Performance & CD Signing Event, 7/16
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 14, 2015

Something Rotten! celebrates its new cast recording! (more...)

Court Theatre to Open 2015-2016 Season with August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEANCourt Theatre to Open 2015-2016 Season with August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Gem of the Ocean will run September 10 - October 11, 2015 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  PENN & TELLER ON BROADWAY, Magic Without The MysteryBWW Reviews: PENN & TELLER ON BROADWAY, Magic Without The Mystery
by Michael Dale - Jul 13, 2015

Once reluctant to call themselves magicians, Penn & Teller's wryly humored show affectionately honors sideshow entertainment. (more...)

Genesis Theatrical Productions to Present ZELDA AT THE OASIS, 8/6-23Genesis Theatrical Productions to Present ZELDA AT THE OASIS, 8/6-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Genesis Theatrical Productions will present the Chicago premiere of Zelda at the Oasis by Pat Lin beginning August 6 and running to August 23, 2015. (more...)

West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive's RENT Begins 7/31West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive's RENT Begins 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

SUMMER ARTS INTENSIVE will present Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning rock opera, RENT, July 31, August 1, 6, 7 & 8 at 7:30pm and August 2 at 2:30pm at West Fargo Sheyenne High School. RENT is an inspirational musical about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences. (more...)

New Children's Book THE PERFECT SHADE OF PINK is ReleasedNew Children's Book THE PERFECT SHADE OF PINK is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Author Margo Smith wanted to write a children's book that teaches children that they should accept themselves no matter what. Her new book, 'The Perfect Shade of Pink' (published by Trafford Publishing), teaches children to receive unconditional love through the story of a flamingo. (more...)

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