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The Wall, was adapted by Millard Lampell and is based on John Hersey's novel of the same name.



The Wall tells the inspiring story of forty men and women who escape the dehumanizing horror of the Warsaw ghetto. John Hersey's novel documents the Warsaw ghetto both as an emblem of Nazi persecution and as a personal confrontation with torture, starvation, humiliation, and cruelty.

2016 MIT Sloan CFO Summit to be Held November 17 - 'Always On: The Digital CFO'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

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BWW Interview: Daniel J. Watts' THE JAM Will Terrorize With Love
by Naomi Serviss - Jul 26, 2016

The poet/performer/activist, currently in HAMILTON, brings a powerful lineup to Webster Hall on July 31 for a benefit dedicated to the gay community in Orlando, scene of the horrific shooting at the Pulse nightclub. (more...)

Family Friendly Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Headlines 2016 Event at Space on Ryder Farm
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

SPACE on Ryder Farm, the non-profit artist residency program located on Ryder Farm, an idyllic 200 year-old working organic farm on the border of Putnam and Westchester Counties, announces its partnership with Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival to bring their family-friendly touring production to Ryder Farm. Founded in 2010 by Emily Simoness as a one-of-a-kind artistic home away from home for artists and innovators, SPACE on Ryder Farm counts among its alumni Academy Award winners, Tony Award nominees and winners, Pulitzer finalists, Guggenheim Fellows, Obie Award winners, and a MacArthur Genius Award winner. (more...)

Michael C. Hall & Todd Almond, Brasil Summerfest and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from tomorrow, July 27, through August 7, 2016. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Writers Theatre Extends COMPANY Through Aug 7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces a one-week extension to Company, featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. The production is directed by William Brown. Company features original orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, Orchestral Reductions by Ian Weinberger, music direction by Tom Vendafreddo and choreography by Brock Clawson. The show, originally slated to run through July 31, 2016, will add an additional week, through August 7, in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS & More Included in Broadway in Miami 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Broadway Across America - Miami and Florida Theatrical Association in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht Center of Miami-Dade County present the 2016 / 2017 Broadway In Miami season featuring: (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN!, CABARET & More Will Play Broadway in Fort Lauderdale's 2016-17 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The 2016 / 2017 Broadway Across America - Fort Lauderdale show lineup is as follows: (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Counting Sheep
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2016

We speak to the creators of guerrilla folk opera Counting Sheep which is heading to the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Drama League Nominee Julia Coffey Joins 2016 Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Davis McCallum, Artistic Director of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, has announced that Drama League and Drama Desk Award nominee Julia Coffey will join the company to take over the roles of Rosalind in As You Like It, and Mariana and Mistress Overdone in Measure for Measure. Coffey will first appear in As You Like It on Sunday, July 31. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Kristin Chenoweth
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jul 25, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren On Trump: 'He Sounded Like A Two-Bit Dictator'
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest Senator Elizabeth Warren sounded off on Donald Trump's acceptance speech, telling Stephen she thinks the candidate's comments were unbecoming of a man running for the highest office in the land. (more...)

BWW Review: Short North Stage Puts New Spin on Old Favorite, THE FANTASTICKS
by Paul Batterson - Jul 22, 2016

In his Playbill notes for THE FANTASTICKS, Short North Stage director Jonathan Flom makes an unusual assumption of his audience. Flom writes: 'I think that the vast majority of avid theatergoers upwards of age 30 have some relationship with THE FANTASTICKS.' (more...)

Freeform to Celebrate HARRY POTTER's Birthday with 3-Day Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

To celebrate this milestone, Freeform (the new name for ABC Family) is commemorating Harry Potter's birthday with a three-day programming event starting on FRIDAY, JULY 29 and continuing through SUNDAY, JULY 31. (more...)

LAM -ANG - THE JOURNEY OF A HERO at The Midtown International Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Two NY International Fringe Festival 2015 alumni - The Ally Artists Group, which produced 'Behind The Wall - An Autism Performance Piece' and Jeremy Rafal who performed an autobiography of his life through his one-man show, 'The Boy From Bantay' has  joined creative forces to present an epic play, 'Lam-ang - the Journey of a Hero' for The Midtown International Theatre Festival Directed by an Award winning Director, Nelson Eusebio, Co-directed by Nathaniel Caridad.  Performances are  Mon 8/01, 7:45pm; Thurs 8/04, 6:00pm; Sat 8/06, 4:45pm at The Workshop Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, 4th floor, New York City. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- NYMF Edition with Josh Davis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

In this week's edition, we caught up with Josh Davis, who stars in the new musical THE GOLD, playing at NYMF August 1-6. (more...)

California Shakespeare Theatre Presents YOU NEVER CAN TELL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

California Shakespeare Theater's 25th anniversary season at the Bruns Amphitheater returns to the works of George Bernard Shaw with his sharply-observed take on feminism, class distinctions, and romance, You Never Can Tell, directed by Obie award-winner Lisa Peterson, from August 10 through September 4. For tickets and information, contact the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666 or visit www.calshakes.org? (more...)

Top Ten Real Estate Deals News: Porsche Sky Car Condos Open Soon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

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Casting Announced for Writers Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce casting for the first five plays of the company's 25th Anniversary Season.  (more...)

Mario Kreutzberger Returns to U.S. Hispanic TV with ROSTROS DE LA FRONTERA, 7/24
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Mario Kreutzberger, better known as Don Francisco, returns to millions of U.S. Hispanic households with ROSTROS DE LA FRONTERA (Faces of the Border), a news special airing on TELEMUNDO this Sunday, July 24 at 9pm/8c. (more...)

Ric Edelman, New York Times Bestselling Author and Renowned Financial Advisor, Re-Releases 'Rescue Your Money'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

FAIRFAX, Va., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Ric Edelman's re-release of his #1 national bestseller tells readers what they need to know about investing in today's tumultuous times. Originally published in 2009 to help people recover from the 2008 Credit Crisis, Edelman has fully revised and updated the book to reflect the economic conditions that Americans are facing right now. (more...)

Catch a Rising Star Brings Comedian Bobby Collins Back to Ocean State Theatre August 14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit professional theatre company, which recently opened its 2016 summer season, in its comfortable stadium-style theatre in Warwick, along with the legendary comedy club, Catch A Rising Star, are proud to announce the return of comedian Bobby Collins to Ocean State Theatre for one performance only on Sunday, August 14 at 7:30pm. (more...)

AMC Announces Extensive Multi-Year Deal with Chris Hardwick
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

AMC announced today an extensive multi-year deal with comedian Chris Hardwick, which will see him host and executive produce multiple programs for the network over the next three years. (more...)

CBS's FACE THE NATION is #1 Sunday Morning Public Affairs Show on 7/17
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

CBS News' FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for its July 17 special edition, live from Cleveland, Ohio ahead of the Republican National Convention. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The season begins with King Lear by William Shakespeare. The production will coincide with the Folger Shakespeare Library's national tour of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, which will bring a rare first folio to UConn's campus where it will be displayed September 1-25, 2016 in the William Benton Museum of Art. King Lear will be directed by Dale AJ Rose and play onstage in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre October 6-16, 2016. (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Present AN EVENING WITH RENEE FLEMING, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Pacific Symphony launches its upcoming 2016-17 season in glorious style this September with a one-night-only spectacular—“An Evening with Renée Fleming,” featuring “America's reigning diva” (The Washington Post) for more than a decade in a rare Orange County appearance! One of the most beloved and celebrated musical ambassadors of our time, Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry and compelling stage presence. From the Metropolitan Opera and the White House to the Super Bowl and now the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, the internationally sought-after soprano arrives to inaugurate the Symphony's 10th season in its home. There is no better place in the world to hear this modern diva's sumptuous voice and dazzling technique than in the opulent and acoustically superior Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

Paul F Taylor's SOUR APES Set for Edinburgh Fringe 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Paul F Taylor will bring Sour Apes to PBH Free Fringe at Bannermans (venue 357), 202 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1NQ. Running time: 16:15 (1 Hour show), playing 7th-12th, 14th-19th, 21st-26th, 28th August 2016. (more...)

Short & Curly's A CURLY NIGHT IN to Play Gilded Balloon at Edinburgh Fringe 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

To The Left PR presents Short & Curly's A Curly Night In at Gilded Balloon at The Counting House The Sitting Room, 38 W Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8 9DD. Running time: 13:15 (I hour show) 3rd-29th (not 16th or 23rd) August 2016.  (more...)

Planet Fitness to Open Second Club in Columbus, GA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ga., July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone and affordable prices, announced plans to open its second location in Columbus, GA. The club is scheduled to open by mid-September and is located at 5600 Milgen Road, at the corner of Woodruff Farm Road and Milgen Road, next to Ollie's. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Noah Emmerich
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jul 18, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Cloud HR demands bold transformation strategies integrating people, processes and technology: KPMG Study
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

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GLG Expands London Headquarters With Move To One Fitzroy Place
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

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Lynn University Announces 2017 Season Lineup of The Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Lynn University and Jan McArt, producer and director of theatre arts program development, today announced that both season subscriptions and individual show tickets are now available for the popular Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center comes to Live at Lynn series. Starting in January 2017, five of Manhattan's leading cabaret shows will be presented in Lynn's Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall. Season tickets are $150. (more...)

BWW TV: How Spectacular is the NEW YORK SPECTACULAR? The KID CRITICS Weigh in!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 17, 2016

We are continuing the series with Tai (9), Isabella (11), and Charles (8), who just stopped by the iconic Radio City Music Hall to check out the NEW YORK SPECTACULAR. Curious of what they thought about the show? Find out below! (more...)

THE GATHERING to Open at Berkeley's Live Oak Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

The West Coast revival of the critically acclaimed Broadway play THE GATHERING by playwright Arje Shaw, directed by Joy Carlin, opens on Saturday July 23 at 8pm at the Live Oak Theatre in Berkeley. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Host 4th Annual Open House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

?Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF kicks off its 28th Season with an Open House on Saturday, August 13, 2016. (more...)

Aaron Neville's New Album Apache Out Now & Tour Dates Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Aaron Neville's new album, Apache, is out now via Tell It Records and Kobalt Label Services. The album celebrates Neville's 75th birthday, while 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of his first number one single, 'Tell It Like It Is.' The album, which debuted as an NPR First Listen, continues to receive critical acclaim: (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - New HAMILTON Leading Man, Javier Munoz
by Ken Fallin - Jul 15, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring HAMILTON's new leading man, Javier Munoz. (more...)

ProfNet Experts Available on Pokemon Go, Sexual Behavior
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

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Hole in the Wall Theater Presents William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Hole in The Wall Theater (HITW) in New Britain, will present a one-hour adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic, A Midsummer Night's Dream, by Bill Arnold as the final show of the 2015-2016 season.  Performances run Fridays & Saturdays July 15th through August 6th at 8:00pm with a Sunday matinee on July 24th at 2:00pm. A Midsummer Night's Dream is directed by Kelley Mountzoures (Plainville). Tickets are $20.00 (General Admission) and $15.00 (students & seniors). Tickets can be purchased at the door and online at www.hitw.org. The July 22nd performance will be our Pay-What-You-Can performance where you name the price of your ticket.   (more...)

BWW Interview: Declan Bennett on JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Marianka Swain - Jul 14, 2016

Actor and musician Declan Bennett has successfully maintained dual, often intersecting careers as a singer-songwriter and musical theatre performer. He's had chart hits both with band Point Break and as a solo artist, and has tackled several iconic roles, including Roger in a US tour and Broadway run of Rent, Guy in the UK premiere of Once, and now Jesus in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar. This new production at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre celebrates 45 years since the show first opened, and the intimate, gig-like experience - with performers playing instruments - promises to be very different to the recent arena tour. (more...)

Eminent Futurist and Inventor Ray Kurzweil to Deliver Keynote Address at RAAD Festival, World's Largest Gathering of Health Longevity Enthusiasts, via Robotic Telepresen
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

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Kristen Bell and More Set for Sing-Along at UNITED FORLANDO Concert in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

United FORlando, an evening concert and conversation presented by The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Los Angeles LGBT Center in memory and support of the victims of the recent tragedy at Pulse nightclub, will close the evening tribute with a sing-along performance of Broadway For Orlando's What the World Needs Now is Love. (more...)

Jinkx Monsoon, Courtney Act & Judy Gold Coming to Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

While Provincetown's Art House has become known as the East Coast's hot spot for Broadway's biggest musical stars (think Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, all of whom are headlining there this summer), the venue has an equally long and famous (or infamous as the case may intentionally be) reputation as the right coast's breeding ground for cutting-edge comedy. (more...)

Opera Diva Renee Fleming to Launch Pacific Symphony's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Pacific Symphony launches its upcoming 2016-17 season in glorious style this September with a one-night-only spectacular-'An Evening with Renee Fleming,' featuring 'America's reigning diva' (The Washington Post) for more than a decade in a rare Orange County appearance. (more...)

3rd Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL to be Held in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce the full line-up for its third annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, featuring 14 new musical productions. Created to showcase and support Chicago's burgeoning field of musical theatre creators, this year's festival will be held August 8 - 28, 2016 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Each production will receive four performances during the Festival. The full schedule (Tuesdays - Sundays) can be found at www.cmtf.org, with single tickets and festival passes currently on-sale. The press preview, featuring songs from all of the 2016 productions, is Monday, August 8 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Aurora Extends 'MASTER HAROLD' Once More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Critics and audiences agree: 'MASTER HAROLD'... and the boys are magnificent. Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional 4 performances of Athol Fugard's (Blood Knot, My Children! My Africa!) modern classic 'MASTER HAROLD'... and the boys to the previously announced 7 performance extension. Former San Jose Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Timothy Near helms 'MASTER HAROLD'... and the boys, featuring L. Peter Callender (Breakfast With Mugabe, The Soldier's Tale and Permanent Collection), Adrian Roberts (Breakfast With Mugabe), and Andrew Humann (Shotgun Players, San Francisco Playhouse, Berkeley Playhouse). 'MASTER HAROLD'... and the boys now plays through July 31st (added performances: Thursday, July 28, 8pm; Friday, July 29, 8pm; Saturday, July 30, 8pm; Sunday, July 31, 2pm) at the Aurora Theatre Company in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Marianne Ryan Shares Tips on Getting Your Body Back After Pregnancy in BABY BOD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

NEW YORK, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Women receive lots of information on what to eat during pregnancy and what to expect after the baby comes. But when it comes to dealing with their changed bodies, health-care professionals often drop the ball, says physical therapist Marianne Ryan, who specializes in prenatal and postpartum treatment. (more...)

Sean Burke Releases New Audiobook
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

With only 117 days left to go until Election Day, Sean Burke has upped the ante of his mission to get his message into the ears of Americans by releasing the audiobook 'How to Press America's Reset Button: A Simple, Safe, Legal and Effective Method to Regain Control of Our Government.' Narrated by Sean himself, the audiobook will be available Friday, July 15th, 2016 on iTunes, Audible, and Amazon. The release is a follow-up to his book of the same name, which lays out how the father of two - worrying sick about the country his children would some day inherit, with its trillion-dollar debt and perpetual overspending - set out to personally do something to put the country onto a better, more sustainable course. And in an effort to do so, discovered how to effectively disrupt business as usual in DC with what he calls 'America's Reset Button.' (more...)

Kids' Music Superstar Laurie Berkner Returns to The Ravinia Festival This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

By popular demand, best-selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner will return to The Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park, IL with her Greatest Hits Solo Tour at 12:00 noon on Saturday, August 27, 2016. (more...)

Nathan Lee Graham to Appear on Trent Armand Kendall's BROADWAY DOWNLOAD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Trent Armand Kendall Broadway Download welcomes Nathan Lee Graham; the ubiquitous, unique, singular, multi-talented star of stage, screen, and film. (more...)

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