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Video: The Cast of Singapore SISTER ACT Chats with BroadwayWorld!
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - May 24, 2017

May 22, 2017, Singapore - SISTER ACT's Curtis Jackson (Brandon Godfrey), Will T. Travis (Eddie), and South Korea's Sophie Kim (Sister Mary Roberts) sat down with Singapore's Landy Eng for an exclusive video interview last week to talk about landing once-in-a-lifetime roles on the smash musical, learning West African Dances during college, and how SISTER ACT's on-going giddy romance with Asian audiences helps fire up their performances at the MasterCard Theatres. (more...)

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - May 24, 2017

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center (more...)

Wishbone Theatre Collective to Present FAIR at Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Wishbone Theatre Collective is proud to present the World Premiere of FAIR, a new historical, comedy and tragedy play about the California murderess Laura D. Fair this June as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival at Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre, 5636 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038. (more...)

Media Theatre Presents ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

'Always, Patsy Cline' is the hit show with songs made famous by the legendary country singer. It's on stage at The Media Theatre June 15 to July 2, starring Broadway's Jenny Lee Stern. Performaces are Thursday nights at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm, and Sundays at 3pm. (more...)

Terror Films to Release Award Winning Psychological Thriller THE DRIFTER 6/6
by Movies News Desk - May 24, 2017

Terror Films is set to release the indie thriller THE DRIFTER, across multiple digital platforms on Tuesday, June 6. (more...)

Rutgers Graduates and Students to Present ORPHANS at the Times Square Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Four Rutgers University students and recent graduates are working together to mount a production of Lyle Kessler's Orphans June 1-3 at the John DeSotelle Studio, the Times Square Arts Center, in Manhattan. (more...)

Australian Play THIRTY-THREE to Make UK Debut at Leicester Square
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Critically acclaimed new Australian play Thirty-Three makes it's UK debut at the Leicester Square Theatre. Audiences are immersed into the heart of a birthday party that spirals out of control in this intense piece of new writing at the Leicester Square theatre. (more...)

by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Theories of their origin range from colliding stars, to alien beacons created by an advanced civilization. SPACE'S DEEPEST SECRETS: STRANGE SIGNALS FROM ALIEN WORLDS premieres Tuesday, June 6 at 9pm ET/PT on Science Channel. (more...)

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Sets Sail 5/26
by Movies News Desk - May 24, 2017

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES Original Motion Picture Soundtrack physical and digital soundtrack is set for release from Walt Disney Records on May 26, 2017 (more...)

BWW Preview: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Set to Play at Fox Cities P.A.C, 5/30 - 6/4
by Meredith Kreisa - May 24, 2017

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL will play at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center from May 30 through June 4. (more...)

VIDEO: Nicole Scherzinger & Cole Prattes Perform DIRTY DANCING Preview on DWTS
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

On last night's Season Finale of DANCING WITH THE STARS, Season 10 champion Nicole Scherzinger returned to the ballroom to perform 'Do You Love Me' with her DIRTY DANCING co-star Colt Prattes. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: BoHo Theatre presents THREE DAYS OF RAIN
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Perpetual drifter Walker Janeway reappears in New York for the reading of his father's will. He and his sister expect to inherit the famed Janeway House that their father Ned designed with his business partner, Theo. But when the house is left to Theo's son instead, the betrayal leads Walker to unearth a cryptic journal that he believes proves his father is a fraud. The truth of the past, however, is much different than any of them realize. Shifting from present to past, THREE DAYS OF RAIN examines the depth of family secrets and how one event can be seen from many points of view. (more...)

Brelby Theatre Company Announces 10th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Brelby Theatre Company, the West Valley's 'New Works Incubator' announces their 10th season, and it is chock full of world premieres. (more...)

CARRIE THE MUSICAL to Be Performed at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT) announced today the production of Carrie the Musical, directed by three-time Ovation Award-winning director Nick DeGruccio, with choreography by four-time Ovation Award winner Lee Martino. The musical is set to open Friday, June 2, 2017 at UCLA TFT's Little Theater, featuring acting students from the UCLA TFT Department of Theater's Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program, and caps off a highly successful 2016-17 Theater Season at UCLA TFT. (more...)

SeeNoSun OnStage presents DOUBT, A PARABLE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

On June 1st, 2017, SeeNoSun OnStage will open a four week run of Doubt, A Parable, John Patrick Shanley's controversial Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama. The play examines the Catholic Church abuse scandal while trying to answer the question, "What do you do when you're not sure?  (more...)

Will Award-Winning Amazon Drama TRANSPARENT Get a Stage Musical Version?
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Faith Soloway, a writer of Amazon's TRANSPARENT and sister of the show's creator Jill Soloway, will appear at Joe's Pub on June 19th to present her cabaret show, 'Should 'Transparent' Become a Musical?' (more...)

Swearingen and Kelli to Release Sophomore Album 'The Marrying Kind' This July
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Americana husband-and-wife duo Swearingen and Kelli are set to release their sophomore album, The Marrying Kind, on July 21, 2017. (more...)

Grammy -Winning Little Big Town & Washington State's Browne Family Vineyards Debut 4 Cellars
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

For Grammy Award-winning Little Big Town, life is about the journey and the people they meet along the way. (more...)

DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE Rings Up Long Beach Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

An incessantly ringing cell phone disturbs a woman sitting at a cafe table. She is furious at the owner for not picking up the call, until she discovers he's dead. So begins Dead Man's Cell Phone, a wildly imaginative new dramatic comedy written by Sarah Ruhl.   (more...)

Laura Bell Bundy Joins Cast of TNT Drama GOOD BEHAVIOR in Recurring Role
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

ANGER MANAGEMENT star and Broadway alum Laura Bell Bundy has signed on for a recurring role on the upcoming second season of TNT DRAMA series GOOD BEHAVIOR. (more...)

42ND STREET Opens Friday 6/2 in Outdoor Greek Theatre - Bloomfield Hills
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild of Cranbrook will close out their season this year with the show-stopping 42ND STREET. Come experience "theatre under the stars," as this classic musical will be performed in the beautiful outdoor Greek Theatre, located right behind the St. Dunstan's pavilion in Bloomfield Hills. (more...)

Leon Else Releases Lyric Video for New Single 'What I Won't Do'
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

British singer, songwriter, and musician Leon Else releases the lyric video for his new single, “What I Won't Do” today. (more...)

Beit Lessin Theatre presents THREE FLOORS UP
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

In the summer of the social justice protests, a retired judge (Yona Elian-Keshet) join the group of young idealists who are filling the streets of Tel-Aviv and the tents on Rothschild Boulevard. (more...)

A&E to Present Documentaries BIGGIE: THE LIFE OF NOTORIOUS B.I.G. and WHO KILLED TUPAC? This June
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

A&E Network will premiere the definitive documentary BIGGIE: THE LIFE OF NOTORIOUS B.I.G. as the inaugural project airing under the recently relaunched 'Biography' banner (more...)

The New, Improved Musical, 'Be A Lion' Returns For Its Fourth Season!
by Vickie Evans - May 24, 2017

The Musical, 'Be A Lion', written by award-winning playwright, Rory D. Sheriff, a spin-off similar to 'The Wiz', returns to Duke Energy Theater, Better Than Ever! What happens after The Wizard and Dorothy leaves Oz? The Emerald City is in a state of lawlessness and in dire need of a new leader. The Lion steps up to the plate and develops a campaign to become the next leader of Oz. (more...)

SHARK WEEK & More Set for Discovery Channel's Summer Slate of Original Programming
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Discovery Channel's summer schedule is jam-packed with a wide variety of both fan favorites and all-new programming. (more...)

Chi Children's Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Chicago Children's Theatre (, the largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to families in Chicago, has announced its 2017-18 season.  (more...)

BRING ON THE BOLLYWOOD Dances into Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The brand new musical extravaganza, Bring on the Bollywood transports audiences into a festival of colour and Bollywood magic from 13 - 17 June at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch. (more...)

MTH Theater presents The Who's TOMMY
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The MTH Theater at Crown Center is pleased to announce the cast of THE WHO'S TOMMY, its second MainStage musical of the season. Artistic Director Sarah Crawford will direct an eighteen person ensemble led by Chicago based Tom Vendafreddo in the title role. The remainder of the ensemble includes Leah Miller, Josiah Mullins, Shelby Floyd, Daniel Vershelden, Ryan Hurza, Eric Morris, Maddox Bane, Delilah Pellow, Beth Borders, Blane Brungardt, Bob Linebarger, Randa Meierhenry, Christian Thomas Owen, Abby Peek, Kenny Personett, Tony Pulford, and Luke Walker. Jeremy Watson will lead the band and choreography will be provided by Kenny Personett. (more...)

BWW Review: A SECOND HELPING at Cumberland County Playhouse
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 23, 2017

You might be surprised by this, but A Second Helping, the musical now onstage through the weekend at Cumberland County Playhouse' Adventure Theatre, has more in common with The Godfather, Part II than you might expect. Both of them, as sequels to the original material that spawned them, do something sequels usually are incapable of: They're better than their precursors. (more...)

BBC America Teams with Elisabeth Moss on Developing Mini-Series FEVER
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

Based on Mary Beth Keane's novel of the same name, the limited series is set to star award-winning actress Elisabeth Moss (Handmaid's Tale, Top of the Lake). Moss, who additionally holds the rights to the novel, will also serve as an Executive Producer on the project. (more...)

WIZARD OF OZ Leads Off Season 35 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 23, 2017

Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre unveiled its upcoming 'Season 35: Discover the World Behind the Curtain' at a fundraiser last Friday evening at the home of arts supporters Mark, Ricki, John Mark and Will Holleman. (more...)

BWW Review: HIT HER WITH THE SKATES at Hamilton Stage is an Exciting New Musical
by Marina Kennedy - May 23, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, is thrilling audiences from the first minute to the last. It is everything a musical should be with a fascinating story, inventive staging, an excellent score, and a top-notch cast. This show is having its pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway) through Sunday May 26th. (more...)

Union Avenue Opera Prepares for 23rd Festival Season, Featuring ALBERT HERRING, CAROUSEL & HANSEL UND GRETEL
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Over 30 artists will make their Union Avenue Opera [UAO] debut during its 23rd Festival Season this summer. (more...)

Vincent Victoria's AUNTIE SHAMEKA! to Rock Houston This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Vincent Victoria Presents will be mounting the play 'Auntie Shameka!,' an irreverent satirical comedy, loosely based on the hit Broadway play 'Auntie Mame.' (more...)

Erik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Erik Ehn's Quiet House directed by Glory Kadigan premieres June 23 at the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (The Festivity runs June 12 - July 9 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC). (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017


BWW Review: CLOC presents LES MISERABLES at The National Theatre, St Kilda
by Victoria Beal - May 23, 2017

Filling the National Theatre to its very brim, both on and off the stage, CLOC's production of Les Miserables is remarkable. (more...)

MARCUS CENTER-LIVE at Peck Pavilion Returns this Summer!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Live @ Peck Pavilion and Peck Flicks returns to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts grounds this summer. The season will run from July 6 through August 26 and each day of the series will have a different program focus. This year, Optimist Theatre: Shakespeare in the Park will join the line up on July 6-9, July 13-16 and July 20-22 at 8 pm with a performance on July 18 at 12 pm and they will present Much Ado About Nothing.  All the events in Peck Pavilion will all be free and open to the public. (more...)

A Week To Go Until Those Liver Birds Take Flight Again In Special Concert Presentation!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Excitement is mounting for the world premiere of a new musical based on Carla Lane's much-loved BBC series The Liver Birds. (more...)

Cleveland Public Theatre presents RED ASH MOSAIC
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the world premiere of Red Ash Mosaic, created by Raymond Bobgan and Cleveland Core Ensemble and directed by Raymond Bobgan. Red Ash Mosaic is onstage May 25th through June 17th, 2017, in CPT's historic Gordon Square Theatre. (more...)

Roxy Regional Theatre to Launch 35th Season with L. Frank Baum Musical Classic THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

???????The Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville's oldest live theatre and only professional theatre, unveiled its upcoming 'Season 35: Discover the World Behind the Curtain' at a fundraiser last Friday evening at the home of arts supporters Mark, Ricki, John Mark and Will Holleman. (more...)

BWW Review: ULYSSES ON BOTTLES at Moasic Theater Company
by Hannah Menchhoff - May 23, 2017

A powerful piece of theater that brings you into the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

After 14 SOLD OUT performances and 2 EXTENSIONS, co-Producers Fayna Sanchez and Tony Gatto team up again to announce that The Motherfucker With The Hat, will be presented at The 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival in Los Angeles CA at the Asylum @ The Underground. The show previews on Friday, June 2nd at 9pm and has another 5 performances throughout the festival. This June, LA Fringers will have another chance to see a production that is described as: (more...)

Leading Asian TV Drama to Receive Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

A staged reading of the groundbreaking new drama TV pilot, NISEI, is set to take place at the Japanese American National Museum on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 2:00PM.  The reading is open to the public. Museum members and valid ticket holders can make a reservation at  (more...)

Street Theatre Company presents PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Following on the heels of the hilarious LUCKY STIFF and the poignant  JOHN & JEN, Street Theatre Company presents PIPPIN. This venerable musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson opened on Broadway in 1972 under the brilliant direction of Bob Fosse and went on to receive 5 Tony Awards and 4 Drama Desk awards the following year. A fully reimagined Broadway revival in 2013 won the show 4 more Tonys, 4 more Drama Desks, plus a slew of other awards. (more...)

Great AZ Puppet Theater Announces Upcoming Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

See the full lineup for The Great AZ Puppet Theater from now through July 2nd below: (more...)

BWW Interview: Manuel Ruiz & Valeria Llaneza Talk FALLING ANGEL at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
by Felicitas de la Fare - May 23, 2017

Falling Angel is an original ballet piece that tells The Story of world renowned Russian ballet dancer Andrei Vassiliev. Andrei interprets his journey through life with beautiful classical ballet interspersed with original, contemporary movement and production elements. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Brisbane Season Tickets On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Get in quick as tickets go on sale today for the Brisbane season of the global musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA!    (more...)

CANDIDE, AMADEUS and More Set for Talk Is Free Theatre's 16th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced today the 2017-2018 season. It will feature a forgotten musical theatre masterpiece, a world premiere of a new Canadian play, a re-imagining of a 20th century theatre classic and a site-specific production of a play written, directed and starring Indigenous Canadians. (more...)

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