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Tomer Yosef To Release 'Holy Water' On APE Records
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

TOMER YOSEF TO RELEASE SINGLE 'HOLY WATER' ON APE RECORDS, MAY 19th! (more...)

Hayes Theatre Co Unveils Act Two of 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Earlier this evening Hayes Theatre Co unveiled the shows that will be making up Act Two of 2017 with productions to be staged from July through to December 2017.  (more...)

ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END Brings the Humor of a Favorite Author to Life at Cincinnati Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Cincinnati Playhouse is offering even more opportunities to enjoy the wit and wisdom of Dayton native and national favorite Erma Bombeck in ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END. Adapted from Bombeck's classic books and columns and directed by David Esbjornson, the show, originally scheduled to close June 11, will now run through June 18 in the Shelterhouse Theatre. (more...)

Emma Matthews is MELBA at Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Dame Nellie Melba was the most celebrated singer of her generation. Lauded on more than three continents as a phenomenon, her life was the stuff that dreams are made of, but her journey to the top was not always untroubled. (more...)

Oriente Lopez's New Musical OCCASION FOR SIN to Play Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

A Jewish saint battles the Spanish Inquisition over the conquest of Peru in the new musical Occasion for Sin by Grammy Award winning composer Oriente Lopez. (more...)

Mark Rylance to Reign on Broadway in FARINELLI AND THE KING This Winter
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Mark Rylance, three-time Tony Award winner (Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing, Twelfth Night) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies), will return to Broadway in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING, a new play with music by author and composer Claire van Kampen, it was announced today by producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Black. (more...)

Lightning Rod Theatre Presents World Premiere of THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Lightning Rod Theater is proud to present the World Premiere of This Side of Sweetwater opening June 10th at the Asylum at McCadden Place Theatre (1157 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038) on Saturday, June 3, 7 p.m. (preview), Saturday, June 10, 9 p.m. (opening), Sunday, June 11, 4 p.m., Friday, June 16, 11:30 p.m., Friday, June 23, 10:30 p.m., Saturday, June 24, 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 (more...)

Charlotte Spencer Joins Eve Best, Edward Bluemel, and Anthony Head in LOVE IN IDLENESS
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Charlotte Spencer joins Eve Best, Edward Bluemel, Anthony Head, Vivienne Rochester and Nicola Sloane in Terence Rattigan's Love in Idleness as it transfers to the Apollo Theatre for a strictly limited season. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL Season Finale on THE CW - Thursday, May 25, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 5, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL Season Finale, airing on THE CW on Thursday, May 25, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: TALKING PICTURES Opens May 19th at MainStage Irving-Las Colinas
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will present Horton Foote's Texas-based drama TALKING PICTURES. Directed by Amber Devlin, the production runs May 19 through June 3, 2017, at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater (3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062). (more...)

A MEXICAN AFFAIR Extends Through August at the Paper Factory Hotel's Rose Room
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Convergences Theatre Collective is pleased to announce A MEXICAN AFFAIR will be adding additional performances to their previously announced 'Cinco de Mayo Celebration' at The Paper Factory Hotel's Rose Room in Long Island City (37-06 36th Street, Queens, NY 11101). (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Apparate Into Broadway's Transfigured Lyric Theatre Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed that the production will have its Broadway premiere in the Spring of 2018 at the newly renovated Lyric Theatre in New York. (more...)

Amy Herzog's 4000 MILES to Open Shakespeare & Company's 40th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Shakespeare & Company opens their 40th Anniversary Season with 4000 Miles written by Amy Herzog, and directed by Nicole Ricciardi. This Pulitzer Prize finalist and Winner of the 2012 Obie Award for Best New Play explores growing up, growing old and the moments in between. The acclaimed comic drama runs at the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre from May 25 to July 16, 2017. (more...)

Leapin' Lizards! ANNIE to Take the Stage at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Leapin' lizards! For the very first time, America's favorite red headed orphan will be gracing the stage at Flat Rock Playhouse in the Broadway hit sensation, Annie. Do not miss what is considered one of the best family musicals ever written, running June 9th through July 2nd on the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage located in the Village of Flat Rock. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, May 27, 2017
by - May 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, May 27, 2017! (more...)

WICKED Announces New London Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda),Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Jack Lansbury (Boq) and Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) will head the new London cast from Monday 24 July 2017, joining current cast members Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda).  (more...)

BWW Interview: Elena Shaddow Takes Flight in Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS!
by Caryn Robbins - May 24, 2017

Broadway veteran Elena Shaddow takes on the title role in Paper Mill Playhouse's production of the Disney-Cameron Mackintosh musical, MARY POPPINS. Today, Ms. Shaddow speaks exclusively with BWW about stepping into the iconic shoes of everyone's favorite nanny! (more...)

THE LION KING, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and More Announced For 20th Annual Kids Week
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Kids Week, the annual London theatre initiative run by the Society of London Theatre, returns for the whole of August 2017, with more than 35 shows offering free tickets for children. This year marks the 20th Kids Week, which began in 1998 and over the years has reached over 1.2 million children and families. (more...)

BWW Review: The Queen of Broadway, Audra McDonald Returns to Chicago at Steppenwolf Theatre
by Katherine Damisch - May 23, 2017

Audra McDonald, the reigning Queen of Broadway, is a woman who needs no introduction in the theatre community. This is probably why the seats at the Steppenwolf Theatre were packed Monday evening with audience members who clung silently to her every word, laughed heartily at every joke, and exploded with applause and ovations at every possibility. (more...)

Dimitra Barla and the Canal Cafe Theatre Present THE CLOAKROOM ATTENDANT
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Dimitra Barla and the Canal Cafe Theatre Present THE CLOAKROOM ATTENDANT on June 2nd - June 3rd at Canal Cafe Theatre. (more...)

Royal Opera House Muscat Announces its 2017/2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) is pleased to announce the forthcoming season, 2017-2018: A Legendary Season. After marking its Sixth Anniversary on the 12th of October 2017, the Royal Opera House Muscat will commence its seventh season with a wide range of top quality productions in many different genres - opera, concerts, ballet & dance, Arab performances, jazz, world music, family & education, musicals & shows and special events. This rich diversity of top-notch programs has become a hallmark of the Royal Opera House Muscat that is recognised all over the world. (more...)

Anthony Anderson Hosts TO TELL THE TRUTH, Premiering on ABC 5/27
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2017

Hosted by Anthony Anderson, TO TELL THE TRUTH is an anarchic and funny re-imagination of the beloved game show of the same name. The all-new version takes the excitement to another level, featuring fun characters from pop culture. (more...)

Season Tickets Available for 2017 - 18 Black Box Season at Mesa Encore Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The 2017 - 18 Black Box Season at Mesa Encore Theatre has been announced. See the full lineup below: (more...)

BWW Review: Binge-Watching DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Pittsburgh Public
by Greg Kerestan - May 2, 2017

As blasphemous as it sounds, Arthur Miller's classic American tragedy is almost as good as peak television. (more...)

BWW Review: Polar Opposites Explore Romance In ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME
by Michael Dale - May 19, 2017

Kat, The Woman who's at the center of the wildly fun and unpredictable new two-person musical comedy Ernest Shackleton Loves me, is not exactly in a good emotional place when the show begins. (more...)

High School Drama: Siegel High's Spotlight Award-nominated CALEB MITCHELL
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 19, 2017

The role of Coalhouse Walker Jr. in the Lynn Ahrens-Stephen Flaherty-Terrance McNally musical Ragtime is one coveted by actors of all ages - not the least of whom is Siegel High School student Caleb Mitchell, who took on the challenge of bringing the character to life in his school's production of the show earlier this spring. And for his efforts, Mitchell was one of three finalists for The Spotlight Award, the culmination of the 2016-17 Nashville High School Music Theatre Awards. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Emily Townley
by Elliot Lanes - May 18, 2017

Today's subject Emily Townley is currently living her theatre life over at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company where she is preparing to begin performances of Taylor Mac's play Hir. The production plays from May 22nd through June 18th. (more...)

Photo Flash: MainStage Irving-Las Colinas presents TALKING PICTURES
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will present Horton Foote's Texas-based drama TALKING PICTURES. Directed by Amber Devlin, the production runs May 19 through June 3, 2017, at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater (3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062). All evening performances are at 7:30 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Single tickets range from $19-28 and are on sale now at the Irving Arts Center Box Office (972.252.2787/ www.irvingartscenter.com). Ticket discounts are available for seniors and students.  (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Host Victorian Gala This June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) will host their annual fundraising gala Cheers to Chamber! on Thursday, June 15 beginning at 5:30 p.m. (more...)

EMH Productions to Stage World Premiere of INVERSION at Sacred Fools Studio
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Award winning EMH Productions continues its sixth season of provocative and compelling theatre with the world premiere of Inversion by up and coming writer Aditya Putcha.  (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Tuesday, June 6, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on Tuesday, June 6, 2017! (more...)

THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13 ¾ - THE MUSICAL Comes To Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces a brand new production of Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ - The Musical, which opens in Adrian's 50th birthday year. Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary's musical of Leicester's favourite teen has undergone a period of further development since its original production at Curve in 2015, and Luke Sheppard's new production will open at the Menier on 26 July at 3.30pm, with previews from 14 July, and runs until 9 September. Priority booking for the productions opens on Monday 22 May, with public booking on Tuesday 30 May. (more...)

BALLAST Examines How Change Can Help You Soar
by E.H. Reiter - May 17, 2017

BALLAST, the new play making it's world premiere at The Diversionary Theatre explores the trans experience with two characters and their family as they maneuver through the changes this brings. (more...)

12 Peers Theater Presents THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) by Will Eno
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

12 Peers Theater presents the first production of their 2017 season, Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno, to be performed at the University of Pittsburgh Studio Theatre June 1-18, 2017. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere New Series SIN CITY JUSTICE, 6/8
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

Shot in cinéma vérité and featuring surveillance footage, police interrogation video, and photography never released before, the series immerses viewers in the high stakes, immensely dramatic environment that makes Vegas distinctive - and its crimes even more so. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Celebrates 60th Anniversary at Miller Outdoor Theatre with THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) marks the sixth decade of making the art of opera accessible to all audiences at Miller Outdoor Theatre with two free, fully staged performances of Donizetti's The Elixir of Love on May 19 and 20, starting at 8 p.m. A magic elixir gives a love-struck young man the extra dose of confidence he needs to thwart a rival and win The Woman of his dreams, but the elixir creates just as many problems as it solves. The bright, sunny production is set on the Amalfi Coast in the 1950s-complete with Vespas and a hot air balloon. With beautiful melodies and a hilarious story, it's the perfect entry point to the world of opera for the young and the young-at-heart.    (more...)

WAITRESS Brews 'Its for Adrienne Cream Ale' for a Good Cause
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The smash hit Broadway musical, Waitress is the latest Broadway show to create a craft beer for charity and partner with The Broadway Brews Project. A portion of the proceeds benefits The Adrienne Shelly Foundation, a NY-based charity that supports women in film. (more...)

Creator of 'Go Dash Dot' Launches THE INFINITY BAG for Active Women
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Hannah Fastov, the founder, CEO and creative director of dash dash dot dash dash dash, (or GO DASH DOT for short) has always had a flair for fashion, fitness, and living a healthy lifestyle. (www.godashdot.com). While she was living and working in Manhattan for 2 years, Hannah was tired of lugging several bags on the subway to accommodate her needs throughout the day. She carried a purse, gym bag, and briefcase.  Despite her valiant effort to find the perfect bag that served all her needs, she was at a loss. She needed a bag to hold her dirty laundry from the gym, deodorant, shoes, snacks, lap top, wallet and cell phone. AND, she wanted it to be fashion forward. Hence the Infinity bag was borne.  (more...)

Graphic Novel-Inspired Experience and More Set for Ars Nova's 10th Annual ANT Fest; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Ars Nova has announced the line-up for its 10th Annual ANT Fest (June 5-29), four non-stop, throw-down weeks of live entertainment mayhem, featuring fresh material from the next wave of dynamic, indie-theater makers. All New Talent, all the time. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Life After Loss
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The year following my father's death, I bought book after book in search of the one that would tell me what to do. (more...)

Further Shows Announced for EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Check out these great shows coming to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! (more...)

BWW Review: SALOME, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 10, 2017

Salome, that dancing seductress who demanded the head of John the Baptist, has been reclaimed by Yael Farber in this new feminist interpretation (the RSC stages Oscar Wilde's more familiar take next month). Or at least that's the intention, but Farber's production sacrifices the personal for the mythic - ironically once again losing the girl history erased in a storm of overblown symbolism. (more...)

Mosaic Announces Full 2017 VOICES FROM A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents the culmination of its expansive and hugely successful second season with the 2017 Voices From a Changing Middle East Festival. This year's festival is of particular resonance in this 50th year since the Six Day War and the start of The Occupation, and focuses on two taut dramas about the lives, circumstances, and humanity of Palestinians in Israel and Gaza. (more...)

Photo Flash: Retro Productions presents AND MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Award-winning Retro Productions, under the Artistic Direction of Heather E. Cunningham, opened the critically acclaimed play, And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little, on Friday. The play was written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Paul Zindel. The production runs through May 20that the Gene Frankel Theatre, numerous shows have already sold-out. (more...)

BWW Interview: IN TRANSIT's James Snyder Discusses Singing and His Upcoming Green Room Concert
by Joseph F. Panarello - May 10, 2017

Singing techniques, Green Room concert and IN TRANSIT are topics James Snyder likes to talk about. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre presents FIREFALL & Al Stewart on 7/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Capitol Theatre Presents FIREFALL & Al Stewart on Saturday, July 1 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 6 at 10 am. (more...)

Reigning Queen of Country Pop, Shania Twain Rocks Stagecoach
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Global superstar and 5x time Grammy Award winner Shania Twain rocked Stagecoach last night, thrilling 75,000 music fans who made their way to Indio this weekend. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for South Carolina (more...)

Photo Flash: Pacific Coast Rep Presents Lloyd Webber/Rice Classic EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2017

Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present the Tony Award winning musical EVITA with Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lyrics by Tim Rice. (more...)

Photo Flash: Miriam Margolyes Stars in Glamour Face-Off MADAME RUBINSTEIN
by Roy Tan - Apr 29, 2017

Park Theatre and Oliver Mackwood in association with Paul Tyrer & Jamie Clark for TBO Productions present the World Premiere of brand new comedy Madame Rubinstein by John Misto. (more...)

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