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MGH-Set Medical Thriller ETHER DOME to Begin Oct 17 at the Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company continues its 2014-2015 Season with Ether Dome, "an essential story" (Hartford Courant) by Elizabeth Egloff about the advent of ether as an anesthetic and the resulting revolutionary impact on the medical profession. T (more...)

Howard McGillin, Corey Cott, Steffanie Leigh & More Join Vanessa Hudgens in Broadway-Bound GIGI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Additional casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Joining the previously announced Vanessa Hudgens in the title role will be two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh(Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. Casting for the roles of Madame Alvarez and Aunt Alicia will be announced soon. (more...)

The Royal Shakespeare Company Announces Summer Season, National Tour, BBC Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

The Royal Shakespeare Company announces the summer 2015 season. (more...)

Rachael Sage Announces Blue Roses Tour; New Album Out 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Indie's best-kept secret is finally revealed to a larger constituency on her new album, Blue Roses, set for a November 4th, 2014 U.S. release date. (more...)

Steven Wright to Perform at Concord's Capitol Center for the Arts, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Billed as the 'Confucius of Comedy' by the New York Post, Academy Award-winner and Grammy Award nominee Steven Wright brings his trademark wit, absurdist one-liners and monotone voice to Concord's Capitol Center for the Arts for one night only on Friday, November 7, at 8pm. (more...)

Syfy Orders Six Additional Episodes of Competition Series WIZARD WARS
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Syfy has ordered six additional one-hour episodes of its exciting competition series, Wizard Wars. (more...)

Craig Revel Horwood to Don Drag as Miss Hannigan in New ANNIE UK National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Craig Revel Horwood will hit the road in the upcoming UK tour of ANNIE - as orphanage caretaker Miss Hannigan, it was announced today. This marks the first time the role has been played drag in any major production. (more...)

'NIGHT, MOTHER to Run 11/1-12/14 at The Lost Studio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The issue of suicide has always been complicated and controversial. Celebrating the 6th Anniversary of Whitmore Eclectic, Aliah Whitmore directs Sylva Kelegian and Lisa Richards in a revival of Marsha Norman's eloquent, darkly humorous, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama 'night, Mother. The opening is set for Nov. 1 at The Lost Studio on La Brea Ave. (more...)

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Returns With Even More to Enjoy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for the fifth year to the Epcot Resort Area hotel October 31 - November 1, featuring more than 40 food and wine stations, 10 food and wine seminars and the opportunity to meet the masters behind the culinary magic. (more...)

Theatre Royal Plymouth to Present ANOTHER PLACE, Begin. 6 November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Theatre Royal Plymouth presents the world premiere of a new play by leading playwright DC Moore (Alaska, The Empire), continuing the theatre's outstanding commitment to the very best of new writing. The production will open on 10 November 2014 (previews from 6 November 2014). (more...)

The Nashville Ballet Presents SWAN LAKE, 10/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Nashville Ballet returns to its roots to kick off the 2014-2015 performance season with one of the world's best known ballets, Swan Lake. This classical story ballet, presented by nFocus Magazine and Bridgestone Americas, takes the stage for the first time since 2010 at TPAC's Jackson Hall, October 17-19. Tickets start at $28 and can be purchased in person at the TPAC box office in downtown Nashville, by phone at (615) 782-4040 or at www.NashvilleBallet.com. (more...)

English National Ballet Presents the 2014-2015 Season, Featuring MODERN MASTERS, SWAN LAKE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

From the 10 - 15 March 2015 English National Ballet presents Modern Masters: Icons of 20th Century Choreography, a new triple bill at Sadler's Wells. The evening's programme includes works from two choreographers new to the Company's repertoire, William Forsythe's In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated and Spring and Fall by John Neumeier. The triple bill also includes Ji?í Kylián's Petite Mort, first performed by the Company in Ecstasy and Death in 2013. (more...)

Steven Wright Returns to The Orleans Showroom, 11/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Academy Award winner Steven Wright returns to The Orleans Showroom Novmeber 14 and 15, with his trademark wit, absurdist one-liners, monotone voice and deadpan delivery. (more...)

Kirsty Bushell, Laura Elphinstone & More to Lead RSC'S THE WHITE DEVIL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Full casting is announced for Maria Aberg's production of Webster's violent tragedy The White Devil, which continues the Royal Shakespeare Company's 'Roaring Girls' season in The Swan Theatre, revealing some of the great parts written for and about women. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Ballet's SWAN LAKE is Beautiful
by David Clarke - Jun 9, 2014

Houston Ballet is closing their 2013-2014 season with a gorgeous revival of Stanton Welch's SWAN LAKE. Settling in for the lengthy production, I could barely contain my excitement. Impressed as I was by the show, I discovered that Darren Aronosky's Black Swan left me with expectations for the ballet that were not delivered. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET Celebrates 50 Years of Workshop Performances
by Sondra Forsyth - Jun 9, 2014

On June 3rd 2014, The School of American Ballet's 50th annual Workshop Performance at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center once again proved that Balanchine was right when he famously said "But first a school". That remark was Mr. B's response after Lincoln Kirstein invited him to come to the United States to co-found a ballet company in 1933. Eight decades later, as evidenced by the overall high level of talent and artistry on stage, SAB continues to deserve its reputation as this country's foremost pre-professional training ground for ballet dancers versed in the Balanchine style. (more...)

BWW TV: BRIDGES' Jason Robert Brown on Taking the 2014 Tony for Best Original Score, Orchestrations
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2014

As announced earlier this evening, Jason Robert Brown won the 2014 Tony Awards for Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to him - hear what Brown had to say below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow: Cooper Prepares for Next Phase of Theater Career
by Todd Zeigler - Jun 29, 2014

Kentucky Shakespeare's summer season closes on August 17 with Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company's critically acclaimed "King Lear," starring J. Barrett Cooper, the company's founder, as the titular king. It will be a swan song of sorts, for it will be Cooper's final performance with the company, and in Louisville - at least for the time being. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET to Folger Theatre, July 25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The London-based Shakespeare's Globe will bring their global touring production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet to Folger Theatre for three performances only on July 25 and 26, 2014, making it the only east coast stop for the company in the United States. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurst, the production is a fresh, pared-down version of the classic tragedy of deferred revenge. (more...)

Marla Schaffel and Tina Chen to Headline Mirror Rep's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Mirror Repertory Company, along with The Greensboro Arts Alliance and Residency (GAAR), presents Tony-nominee Marla Schaffel (Jane Eyre) in THE MIRACLE WORKER as part of its 2014 summer season in Greensboro, Vermont. With special events beginning over the 4th of July weekend, GAAR's 2014 summer season will also include a limited engagement of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CAROUSEL. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dallas Children's Theater Celebrates Summer with STUART LITTLE
by Sara Brown - Jun 23, 2014

DCT continues its celebration of author E.B. White by following its critically acclaimed production of CHARLOTTE'S WEBwith STUART LITTLE. There's a mouse in our house! This summer, join Dallas Children's Theater on a big adventure with STUART LITTLE playing in the Baker Theater at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts from June 13 through July 13. (more...)

20TH CENTURY BOY THE MUSICAL Tours the UK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

West End and Musical theatre star Warren Sollars (Mamma Mia!, From Here To Eternity) will lead the cast of the musical, 20th Century Boy, playing the Glam Rock legend Marc Bolan. He will be joined by TV stars Sue Jenkins (Brookside, Coronation Street) and Luke Bailey (Waterloo Road, Casualty). (more...)

Dallas Children's Theater Presents STUART LITTLE, Now Through 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

DCT Continues its celebration of author E.B. White by following its critically acclaimed production of CHARLOTTE'S WEB with STUART LITTLE. There's a mouse in our house! This summer, join Dallas Children's Theater on a big adventure with STUART LITTLE playing in the Baker Theater at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts from June 13 through July 13. (more...)

BRING UP THE BODIES/WOLF HALL Extend Until Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Due to overwhelming success, Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company are thrilled to announce that Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies will extend by four weeks. The productions will now play at the Aldwych Theatre until 4 October 2014. Tickets for the extension go on public sale today. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Starring James Earl Jones
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize winning play You Can't Take It With You announce that tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, and will be available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting Telecharge.com. (more...)

RSC Announces Debates and Talks Inspired by ROARING GIRLS Season; Sets MIDSUMMER MISCHIEF Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Details are announced for a series of debates and talks chaired by Deputy Artistic Director Erica Whyman, to take place in The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon in response to the Royal Shakespeare Company's summer season of work. (more...)

People's Shakespeare Project to Present TAMING OF THE SHREW, Begin. 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

On June 19-22 and 26-29, The People's Shakespeare Project (TPSP) will present eight outdoor performances (weather permitting) of one of Shakespeare's most rollicking and sometimes controversial comedies, Taming of the Shrew. All performances will be held on an outdoor stage next to The Swan Pond in the middle of Millersville University's campus. Each evening starts with live music at 7 p.m. The play begins promptly at 7:30 p.m. The final Saturday performance on June 28 will be open-captioned. There is no ticket price, however there is a suggested donation of $5. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre to Screen Matthew Bourne's SWAN LAKE, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts is thrilled to announce a high definition screening of Matthew Bourne's legendary reimagining of SWAN LAKE, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne and broadcast for one screening only on Sunday, August 10 at 2pm at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada. (more...)

New York City Center Announces 11th Annual FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL Lineup, Running Sept & Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

New York City Center's 11th annual Fall for Dance Festival will feature free performances in Central Park and 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, in six unique programs in September and October 2014. (more...)

Hubbard Street, Bill T. Jones, Lil Buck and More Set for NY City Center's FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL at The Delacorte in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Following the overwhelming success of New York City Center's sold out FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL last year in Central Park, New York City Center will once again present two free evenings of dance in association with The Public Theater at The Delacorte on Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Cast Announced for Noel Coward's THIS WAS A MAN at Finborough Theatre from July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Banned by the Lord Chamberlain for its facetious and irreverent treatment of adultery, This Was A Man, a previously unseen play by Noel Coward, directed by actress Belinda Lang, opens for its long overdue UK professional premiere in a strictly limited three week season at the Finborough Theatre on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

BWW Interviews: DTH's Dance Master Keith Saunders Talks Ballet and The Legacy of Harlem
by Katricia Lang - Jul 28, 2014

'America's not used to seeing a black face in this particular art form,' says 16-year-old Naazir Muhammad about ballet. He should know. He and his twin brother, Shaakir, both practice ballet at the American Ballet Theatre School in New York. Both are aware that ballet is expected to have a certain face. The Dance Theatre of Harlem defies these expectations. Because of this, the company is special in two ways. It is innovative and radical in existing as well as being innovative and radical in dance. Aretha Franklin en point? You never. (more...)

American Thymele Theatre's Festival to Run 7/28-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

As part of ATT's 2014 Euripides summer series, American Thymele Theatre is presenting its New York Euripides Summer Festival with five free, fully staged performances of Euripides' "Andromache" in three different stages in New York City from July 28-August 2. (more...)

FOX's HELL'S KITCH Names Season 12 Winner
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The 12th season of HELL'S KITCHEN came to an exciting close as host and Head Chef Gordon Ramsay announced Scott Commings the winner during tonight's Season Finale on FOX. (more...)

American Thymele Theatre to Present Euripides' ANDROMACHE, 7/28-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

As part of ATT's 2014 Euripides summer series, American Thymele Theatre is presenting its New York Euripides Summer Festival with five free, fully staged performances of Euripides' "Andromache" in three different stages in New York City from July 28-August 2. (more...)

CTC to Close 25th Anniversary Season with THE AMISH PROJECT, 8/14-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Chester Theatre Company will complete its 25th Anniversary Season with Jessica Dickey's THE AMISH PROJECT. The production, which runs from August 14th through August 24th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA, will feature CTC favorite Allison McLemore, star of last season's smash hit production of Tryst. (more...)

Site-Specific Production of PROOF to Open 8/21 at Sycamore Hill
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

A production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Proof, by David Auburn, will open Thursday, August 21 for a four-performance run at Sycamore Hill, the home of Drs. Veronica Covalesky and Nick Leasure, at 481 Ebelhare Road in Pottstown, PA. Directed by Seth Reich, the production features a cast of New York actors who will perform the play on the actual porch of the Sycamore Hill home. (more...)

Hartford Stage Sets Cast, Creatives for East Coast Premiere of ETHER DOME, 9/11-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

In 1846, the history of the world was forever changed by a dentist from Hartford, and now Hartford Stage will launch its 2014-15 Season with that remarkable and electrifying story: Ether Dome by Elizabeth Egloff (The Swan), directed by former Artistic Director Michael Wilson (The Orphans' Home Cycle). (more...)

VIDEO: Top Two HELL'S KITCHEN Finalists Revealed; Watch Preview of Season Finale!
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Last night, two chefs moved one step closer to becoming the winner of HELL'S KITCHEN. Below, watch a preview of the exciting HELL'S KITCHEN Season Finale episode! (more...)

Alan Davies to Bring LITTLE VICTORIES to the O2; Kicks Off Autumn Tour, Sept 26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Following the phenomenal success of his Spring tour earlier this year, Alan Davies has announced a further tour this Autumn of his brand new show, Little Victories. (more...)

All-New Episodes of UNSUNG to Premiere on TV One Beg. 7/30
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

TV One today announced the return of its award-winning docu-series Unsung, the network's longest-running original series. (more...)

Meet the Four Remaining Chefs on FOX's HELL'S KITCHEN
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Last night, four chefs moved one step closer to becoming the winner of HELL'S KITCHEN, after a dramatic dinner service (more...)

Single Tickets to Hartford Stage's 2014-15 Season On Sale 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Individual tickets to all seven Hartford Stage shows for the 2014-15 Season - including three directed by 2014 Tony Award-winner Darko Tresnjak - will go on sale at midnight on Tuesday, July 15. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico to Perform SOMBRERISIMO as Part of Inaugural Victory Dance at The New Victory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Ballet Hispanico will perform audience favorite Sombrerisimo by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa from July 23-25 at Victory Dance, a pilot initiative of The New Victory Theater to provide free dance performances to New York City kids this summer. (more...)

BWW Reviews: In American Ballet Theatre's SWAN LAKE the Show Must Go On Despite Injury
by Elizabeth Portnoy - Jul 1, 2014

On June 23rd, Gillian Murphy and Marcelo Gomes were scheduled to dance the lead roles of Odette-Odile and Prince Siegfried in American Ballet Theatre's Swan Lake. Unfortunately, after an exquisitely musical and technically proficient first act, it was announced that Ms. Murphy would not dance in the second act due to an injury, sparking a collective gasp from the audience, especially since the first act was danced so well. (more...)

BWW Previews: Kentucky Shakespeare Brings in the Community
by Todd Zeigler - Aug 6, 2014

After wrapping three grand mainstage productions that have run over seven weeks, would you believe Kentucky Shakespeare's summer season in Central Park is only half-over? Only thing is, you've got just three weeks to catch the rest. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Gregory Doran's THE WITCH OF EDMONTON at Swan Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Full casting is announced for Gregory Doran's new production of the rarely-performed Jacobean domestic tragedy by Dekker, Ford and Rowley, The Witch of Edmonton. As previously announced Eileen Atkins returns to the RSC in the title role of Elizabeth Sawyer as the RSC continues to stage the plays of Shakespeare's contemporaries in The Swan Theatre. The Witch of Edmonton opens for previews on the 23 October 2014 and will play in repertoire with an extended run of The White Devil until the 29 November 2014. (more...)

Ice-T to Narrate Season 3 of TV One's CELEBRITY CRIME FILES, Premiering 9/8
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

TV One, which entertains, informs and inspires Black adult viewers, today announced that its popular investigative docu-series Celebrity Crime Files returns for a riveting third season Monday, September 8 at 10 PM/ET. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - FOX's HELL'S KITCHEN Season 13; Competing Chefs Revealed!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 15, 2014

Host, executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay fires up a brand-new season of HELL'S KITCHEN with a special, two-hour Season 13 premiere airing Wednesday, Sept. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (more...)

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Individual tickets and subscriptions are now on sale for the 36th season of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the third season of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. The seven-concert series includes timeless masterpieces and extraordinary soloists led by Maestro Benjamin Zander. (more...)

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