Tickets to MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at PPAC on Sale 8/6Tickets to MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at PPAC on Sale 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), are proud to announce that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will go on sale Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 10A. Tickets will be available at the PPAC Box Office (located at 220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence), by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787), and online at www.ppacri.org (more...)

Nancy Garfield Woodbridge Releases THE ISLANDERSNancy Garfield Woodbridge Releases THE ISLANDERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Is it really possible for humanity to live harmoniously amidst so many cultural and racial differences? How do these issues affect individuals, especially children? Can children be taught to understand and cope with the many human differences they encounter? In her newest children's book, author Nancy Garfield Woodbridge explores these questions through The Story of 'The Islanders' (published by Xlibris). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cast of MOONSHINE: THAT HEE HAW MUSICAL; New Production Details Announced!Photo Flash: First Look at Cast of MOONSHINE: THAT HEE HAW MUSICAL; New Production Details Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the world premiere of MOONSHINE: That Hee Haw Musical, a new musical comedy with music and lyrics by award-winning songwriters Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally and a book by Robert Horn. MOONSHINE: That Hee Haw Musical begins previews on Wednesday, September 2 and runs through October 11, with press opening on Friday, September 18. Tickets for MOONSHINE: That Hee Haw Musical are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org. (more...)

Review Roundup: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Arena StageReview Roundup: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Arena Stage
by Review Roundups - Jul 31, 2015

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

Angela Courtin Joins Fox Broadcasting Company as Chief Marketing OfficerAngela Courtin Joins Fox Broadcasting Company as Chief Marketing Officer
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has appointed Angela Courtin as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for the network, it was announced today by Joe Earley, COO, Fox Television Group. (more...)

Kenny Ortega on Working with DESCENDANTS' Kristin Chenoweth: 'She's Like a Stick of Dynamite'Kenny Ortega on Working with DESCENDANTS' Kristin Chenoweth: 'She's Like a Stick of Dynamite'
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

The 'High School Musical' helmer talked about what it was like to work with star of stage and screen, Kristin Chenoweth (Broadway's ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY), who portrays 'Maleficent' in the new film. (more...)

Korean Cultural Summer Camp Proves to be a Hit at bergenPACKorean Cultural Summer Camp Proves to be a Hit at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC located at 1 Depot Square in Englewood, New Jersey held its first ever Korean Summer Camp this week, July 28-31, 2015. This is the 6th Korean Cultural Services summer camp, and the first co-presented by The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC in Englewood, NJ. For more information about the program, email jrhee@bergenpac.org or June Rhee (201) 503-8328. (more...)

Director Marc Bruni is Up at Bat for BULL DURHAM NYC WorkshopDirector Marc Bruni is Up at Bat for BULL DURHAM NYC Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Last Fall, the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta opened the world premiere of BULL DURHAM, a new musical based on the beloved 1988 film, directed by Kip Fagan. Now according to an Equity casting notice, the musical will get a New York City workshop, this time with direction by Marc Bruni. Rehearsals are set to begin in September, with lab presentations on October 14  &15. (more...)

Christopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME to Premiere at Hartford Stage This FallChristopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME to Premiere at Hartford Stage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Hartford Stage presents the world premiere of An Opening in Time by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Connecticut native Christopher Shinn, with direction by Oliver Butler of The Debate Society, from September 17 through October 11, 2015. An Opening in Time's central Connecticut setting is inspired by Shinn's hometown of Wethersfield. (more...)

Sara Bareilles Talks WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL & 'Finding My Voice'Sara Bareilles Talks WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL & 'Finding My Voice'
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2015

The songwriter opens up about WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL! (more...)

AMC's New Martial Arts Drama INTO THE BADLANDS to Premiere This NovemberAMC's New Martial Arts Drama INTO THE BADLANDS to Premiere This November
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

AMC announced today from the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour that its new martial arts drama series 'Into the Badlands' will premiere Sunday, November 15th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. In a land controlled by feudal barons, 'Into the Badlands' tells The Story of a ruthless, well-trained warrior named Sunny (Daniel Wu) and a young boy named M.K. (Aramis Knight) who embark on a spiritual journey across a dangerous land. (more...)

Robert Redford's THE WEST Goes Straight-to-Series on AMCRobert Redford's THE WEST Goes Straight-to-Series on AMC
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

AMC today announced from the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Press Tour that it has placed a straight-to-series order for 'The West' (working title), a docudrama executive produced by Emmy Award-winning Stephen David Entertainment ('The World Wars,' 'The Men Who Built America') in association with Robert Redford's Sundance Productions. The network has ordered eight one-hour episodes to premiere in summer 2016, alongside the final seven episodes of Western drama 'Hell on Wheels.' Production on 'The West' will begin in early August. (more...)

VIDEO: Patrick Stewart Falls Off the Wagon in New Trailer for Starz Comedy BLUNT TALKVIDEO: Patrick Stewart Falls Off the Wagon in New Trailer for Starz Comedy BLUNT TALK
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

The Starz Original series 'Blunt Talk' just unveiled a new trailer, featuring Patrick Stewart doing a whole slew of un-Sir Patrick-like things -- excessive drinking, drugs and god knows what else! Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN is a Night to RememberBWW Reviews: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN is a Night to Remember
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 31, 2015

Baby boomers don't normally show their approval at the theater by leaping to their feet and giving standing ovations during a performance… unless they happen to be seeing A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at Pasadena Playhouse. The power of remembrance combined with the powerhouse performances of Mary Bridget Davies (as Janis Joplin) and her crew - four dynamic supporting female vocalists and an eight piece kickass rock band - prove that the Queen of Rock 'n Roll can still conjure up a revolution in the hearts of her fans and get them on their feet in spite of themselves. (more...)

Joseph Dougherty's CHESTER BAILEY to Make World Premiere at A.C.T. Next Summer; David Strathairn to StarJoseph Dougherty's CHESTER BAILEY to Make World Premiere at A.C.T. Next Summer; David Strathairn to Star
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

A.C.T. favorite and Academy Award nominee, David Strathairn (Underneath the Lintel at A.C.T.; film: 'Good Night, and Good Luck,' 'Lincoln,' 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'), returns to American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) for a special three-week engagement of Joseph Dougherty's Chester Bailey (May 25-June 2, 2016) at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater. (more...)

August at Bookworks Features Birding in New Mexico, Art of Forgiving and More!August at Bookworks Features Birding in New Mexico, Art of Forgiving and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

August's events at Bookworks are below. For more information, visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

American Heroes Channel to Premiere New Series MANHUNT: KILL OR CAPTURE, 8/12American Heroes Channel to Premiere New Series MANHUNT: KILL OR CAPTURE, 8/12
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

This August, American Heroes Channel (AHC) launches MANHUNT: KILL OR CAPTURE, a riveting new series featuring the most memorable manhunts, task force shutdowns and undercover infiltrations of infamous masterminds in the history of American law enforcement. (more...)

BWW Review:  Home Grown Theatre Company Falls Flat With CABARETBWW Review: Home Grown Theatre Company Falls Flat With CABARET
by Steve Wilson - Jul 31, 2015

The Home Grown Theatre Company production of Cabaret currently runs at the Kit Kat Club located above Morningside Antiques in the Westport entertainment district. John Kander and Fred Ebb wrote the music, lyrics, and Joe Masteroff the book. The musical is based on the book I Am a Camera by Christopher Isherwood. (more...)

Luke Perry Stars in UP Movie WELCOME HOME, 9/13Luke Perry Stars in UP Movie WELCOME HOME, 9/13
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Starring and executive produced by Luke Perry, the UP Premiere Movie Welcome Home tells The Story of a writer who returns from vacation to find that a homeless mother and her two children have been squatting in his house, with nowhere to go. (more...)

HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for Second Half of 2015HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for Second Half of 2015
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

HBO has confirmed a compelling array of thought-provoking documentaries for the second half of 2015 (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Electric World Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Shows Promise at Arena StageBWW Reviews: Electric World Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Shows Promise at Arena Stage
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 31, 2015

I am happy to report that there's a lot to like in this drama with comedic undertones. If it is to have a future – whether in New York or elsewhere – there's a more than solid foundation from which to build. (more...)

The Arundel Barn Playhouse to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLESThe Arundel Barn Playhouse to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

“Walking in My Mother's Shoes” By Stephen G. Tabor Billy Goldstein has never worn high heels in his life. But this summer he will step into pumps and grace the stage as Albin in La Cage aux Folles, playing at The Arundel Barn Playhouse. (more...)

'Gods, Heroes and Clowns' on View at National Gallery of Victoria'Gods, Heroes and Clowns' on View at National Gallery of Victoria
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in Melbourne (Australia) is showcasing Lord Krishna and Lord Rama images in an exhibition 'Gods, Heroes and Clowns' till October four. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & SeptemberAlice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

This August and September, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visitwww.54Below.com.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kate Rockwell, Nicholas Rodriguez  and More in The Muny's BEAUTY AND THE BEASTPhoto Flash: First Look at Kate Rockwell, Nicholas Rodriguez and More in The Muny's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Just in!  BroadwayWorld and The Muny present a first look at Disney's Beauty and the Beast, which is running through August 7, 2015. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, this beloved family classic is directed by Matt Lenz, choreographed by Vince Pesce and music directed by Ben Whiteley.  Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Ana Gasteyer Boards TBS Pilot & New Netflix Series LADY DYNAMITEAna Gasteyer Boards TBS Pilot & New Netflix Series LADY DYNAMITE
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

According to Deadline, stage favorite Ana Gasteyer has a pair of new television gigs lined up. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Present THE ODYSSEY: DEVISED, 8/7-8Long Wharf Theatre to Present THE ODYSSEY: DEVISED, 8/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre presents The Odyssey: Devised, directed by Education Programs Manager Mallory Pellegrino, from August 7-8 at 7 pm on Stage II. Tickets are $10. (more...)

CTG and El Teatro Campesino to Bring 'POPUL VUH' to Grand Park This FallCTG and El Teatro Campesino to Bring 'POPUL VUH' to Grand Park This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Center Theatre Group and El Teatro Campesino present "Popol Vuh: Heart of Heaven", adapted and directed by Kinan Valdez and featuring members of the Boyle Heights community. The show runs Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11 at 3:30 p.m. at Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of The Muny's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Starring Kate Rockwell, Nicholas Rodriguez and More!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of The Muny's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Starring Kate Rockwell, Nicholas Rodriguez and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2015

Just in! BroadwayWorld and The Muny present a first look at highlights of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, which is running through August 7, 2015. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, this beloved family classic is directed by Matt Lenz, choreographed by Vince Pesce and music directed by Ben Whiteley. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Bill Condon Discusses New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Film: 'You Will Believe A Beast Can Waltz!'Bill Condon Discusses New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Film: 'You Will Believe A Beast Can Waltz!'
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 30, 2015

The director shares new details on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! (more...)

Boston Lyric Opera to Stage IN THE PENAL COLONY in The Cyclorama, 11/11Boston Lyric Opera to Stage IN THE PENAL COLONY in The Cyclorama, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Boston Lyric Opera today announced the location for its Opera Annex production of Philip Glass' In The Penal Colony.  The one-act, two-character chamber opera based on a 1914 Franz Kafka short story will be staged in The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts from November 11-15, 2015.  Tickets for In the Penal Colony and all of BLO's 2015/16 Season shows go on sale to the public Friday, July 31. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Pax Amicus Castle Theatre's ONCE ON THIS ISLANDPhoto Flash: First Look at Pax Amicus Castle Theatre's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

The Pax Amicus Castle Theatre in Budd Lake opens the musical ONCE ON THIS ISLAND on Friday, July 31 at 8pm. ONCE ON THIS ISLAND also performs Saturdays; August 1, 8 and 15 at 8pm; Fridays, August 7 and 14 at 8pm and Sundays, August 2 and 9 at 2pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Arizona Opera to Open 2015-16 Season with Premiere of ARIZONA LADYArizona Opera to Open 2015-16 Season with Premiere of ARIZONA LADY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Arizona Opera opens its 2015/16 Season as the first U.S. opera company to present the comic operetta Arizona Lady. (more...)

Magical News! Be the First to Get Tickets for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in LondonMagical News! Be the First to Get Tickets for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in London
by Jessica Khan - Jul 30, 2015

You won't need a Time Turner to flash back to the days before Harry Potter became a legend. The Daily Mail writes that HARRY POTTER author J.K. Rowling and ONCE director John Tiffany have crafted a new play centered on the literary icon's parents -- Lily and James. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum Cancels DOCK ROCKS PartySouth Street Seaport Museum Cancels DOCK ROCKS Party
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

South Street Seaport Museum today announced the cancellation of DOCK ROCKS - Party on the Piers.  The concert, originally slated for Tuesday, August 4, 2015, was to feature British rock icons Duran Duran, alongside special guest Wyclef Jean, amongst other exciting up and coming talent.  Organizers are working on a community-focused concert fundraiser in support of the Museum in October as a replacement.  All tickets to Dock Rocks will be refunded at point of purchase. (more...)

New Play THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING Gets First Reading Next MonthNew Play THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING Gets First Reading Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Jeremy Terry presents The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, a new play by Brendan Jones. Directed by Taryn Verley and featuring an original score by Aaron Latina, The Story is based on the book by E.T.A. Hoffman and The Nutcracker Ballet by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. (more...)

Lewis Bryan Debuts With HARMONY, USALewis Bryan Debuts With HARMONY, USA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

'River mist reveals its secrets slowly and quietly. It's unsettling as you are never sure, of course until you are certain, what is there and what is not. So it was the awful morning they found TJ Bucknell's body hanging in the shrouds of the Hickory River mist. I should know: I left him there and the fog will never tell that tale.' (more...)

Broadway's CHICAGO Will Welcome Amy Spanger & Carly Hughes Back to the Cell BlockBroadway's CHICAGO Will Welcome Amy Spanger & Carly Hughes Back to the Cell Block
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 30, 2015

This August, CHICAGO will welcome two of its top leading ladies back to the cell block. (more...)

FIREFACE, THE ORACLE and More Set for The Brick's Fall 2015 Residency LineupFIREFACE, THE ORACLE and More Set for The Brick's Fall 2015 Residency Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Artists accepted into The Brick Resident Artist Program have demonstrated the highest level of excellence and invention in the New York theater scene.  These are the artists you have only just begun to hear of; presented alongside pedigreed artists who have already won your hearts.  They will change your expectation of Off-Off Broadway and they will reinvent the experimental and non-traditional theater world as you know it. (more...)

Telemundo's BAJO EL MISMO CIELO Premiere Delivers 1.72 M Total ViewersTelemundo's BAJO EL MISMO CIELO Premiere Delivers 1.72 M Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Last night's premiere of TELEMUNDO's “Bajo El Mismo Cielo” (Under the Same Sky) averaged 1,716,000 total viewers and 928,000 adults 18-49, according to Nielsen. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: From One Anna to Another- 100 Year-Old Patricia Morison Sings for Kelli O'HaraSTAGE TUBE: From One Anna to Another- 100 Year-Old Patricia Morison Sings for Kelli O'Hara
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2015

Kelli O'Hara might be the reigning queen of Broadway, but another Anna Leonowens might give her a run for her money. Below, watch as 100 year-old Patricia Morison, who played the role opposite Yul Brynner in the original 1954 production, sends a special greeting to O'Hara! (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, August 1, 2015Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, August 1, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jul 30, 2015

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, August 1, 2015! (more...)

Destination America to Present First-Ever Live Exorcism This HalloweenDestination America to Present First-Ever Live Exorcism This Halloween
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Destination America announces it will host the first LIVE televised exorcism in U.S. history, EXORCISM: LIVE! on Friday, Oct. 30 at 9/8c. (more...)

THE SUBMARINE SHOW Set for FringeNYCTHE SUBMARINE SHOW Set for FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

THE SUBMARINE SHOW, created and performed by Emmy Award winner Slater Penney and former Cirque du Soleil performer Jaron Hollander, will make its New York premiere in the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Reveals Glenn Close 'Wants To Do' SUNSET BOULEVARD in West EndAndrew Lloyd Webber Reveals Glenn Close 'Wants To Do' SUNSET BOULEVARD in West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Glenn Close may be returning to the stage to star in a new West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD. (more...)

VIDEO: Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart in New AMERICAN ULTRA TrailerVIDEO: Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart in New AMERICAN ULTRA Trailer
by Movies News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Loinsgate has released a new trailer for their upcoming action/comedy film AMERICAN ULTRA. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. Get a first look below! (more...)

Extended Video! Beverley Knight Sings & Talks CATS With Andrew Lloyd WebberExtended Video! Beverley Knight Sings & Talks CATS With Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 1, 2015

A new leading lady prepares to star in the West End CATS revival! (more...)

Photo Flash: Regional Premiere of MEMPHIS at Aurora TheatrePhoto Flash: Regional Premiere of MEMPHIS at Aurora Theatre
by Sally Henry - Aug 1, 2015

Bringing powerhouse numbers to the suburban Atlanta stage, Aurora Theatre is debuting its 20th Anniversary Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series with the regional premiere of the hit-musical sensation Memphis, playing July 23- August 30, 2015. Now playing in Lawrenceville, MEMPHIS is a co-production with Theatrical Outfit. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

JRon Entertainment Presents LOVE'S GONNA GET'CH'A A Ron Jones Stage PlayJRon Entertainment Presents LOVE'S GONNA GET'CH'A A Ron Jones Stage Play
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2015

A womanizer's call to get his life in order is challenged by an unstable woman from his past seeking revenge. Love's Gonna Get'cha was written and directed by 2015 Fade to Black Finalist Ron Jones Jr. and stars an ensemble cast of talent including Brandon Woodson, Rebekka Bryant, Christian Daigle, Wendell Vaughn, Shanna Richards and Hope Penns. (more...)

Avon Players Present PARADEAvon Players Present PARADE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2015

Avon Players presents PARADE, by Jason Robert Brown, September 11-13. PARADE is the true story of Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-born Jewish man, who was accused of murdering a girl named Mary Phagan, and was consequently involved in what was once called 'the trial of the century.' (more...)

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