Firefall, Poco & Pure Prairie League and Comedian Ron White Coming to King Center
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Come to the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts on September 10 for an evening of countless memorable hits with three of America's top Country-Rock pioneers, Firefall, Poco & Pure Prairie League. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Trinity Rep's 52nd Season Closer OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Trinity Rep closes out its 52nd season Rebels, Renegades and Pioneers with Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!, directed and choreographed by 2015 Emmy Award winnerRichard Jenkins and Sharon Jenkins. OKLAHOMA! runs now through June 5, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Max Lisa to Release 'Road to Heaven' 6/3; Single Taylor Swift (Smile) Already Charting
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Fans of country music will want to circle the date of June 3 on their calendar as the singer/songwriter/guitarist Max Lisa will release his studio album that day, titled Road to Heaven. (more...)

WAM Theatre to Host Reading of THE OREGON TRAIL, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

WAM Theatre has announced the cast for the third in their 2016 Fresh Takes Play Reading Series, The Oregon Trail by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Estefania Fadul. The reading will take place on Sunday, June 19 at 3 pm at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot Street in West Stockbridge, MA. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre to Stage Tom Stoppard's ROUGH CROSSING, 6/23-7/23
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Cape Rep Theatre will present the hilarious comedy Rough Crossing by Tom Stoppard, with music composed by Andre Previn June 23rd through July 23: Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm.  Tickets are $28.  Pay-What-You-Can-Night is the first Friday, June 24th. Group rates & Student Rush tickets also available.  Call the box office for details.  Cape Rep Indoor Theater. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. 508.896.1888 or www.caperep.org.  (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/30/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 31, 2016

Summertime is here, what with Memorial Day and all that it encompasses, and we can think of no better seasonal activity than taking in some local theater. No matter where you are in the Volunteer State, Tennessee theater companies are ready and willing to help transport you to a different world, another time and place where your life can be is transformed magically on a stage very near you! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN Opens Tomorrow at Bay Street Theater
by Marianka Swain - May 30, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the arrival of the Hamptons' newest diva, with the world premiere of THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN, a new play by Jonathan Tolins, directed by Noah Himmelstein. The production starts tomorrow, May 31, and runs through June 19. There is a 'Pay What You Can' performance on May 31 with a limited amount of tickets available at the Box Office starting at 11 am that are based on a first-come, first-served basis. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- A BETTER PLACE's Jessica DiGiovanni
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

In this week's edition, we caught up with Jessica DiGiovanni, who stars as 'Carol' in A BETTER PLACE, playing at The Duke on 42nd Street. (more...)

BWW Blog: Erin Kong - The Chance of a Lifetime: Singing with Kristin Chenoweth
by Guest Blogger: Erin Kong - May 27, 2016

Imagine: your childhood hero, The Woman who coined one of your 8-year-old self's favorite songs, holding your hand in front of hundreds of people, the renowned Phoenix Symphony gushing in gorgeous melodies behind you. You are surrounded by your friends and classmates, and bowing in front of an ocean of applauding strangers. No, this is not a dream. This was very much reality. Last weekend I had the opportunity of performing backup vocals with fifteen of my classmates at Arizona State University, for Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth.  (more...)

Scoop: CODE BLACK on CBS - Thursday, June 9, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on CODE BLACK, airing on CBS on Thursday, June 9, 2016! (more...)

Helen George's AFTER MISS JULIE Comes To Richmond Theatre in July
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2016

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents a brand new version of Patrick Marber's After Miss Julie, with Helen George, Richard Flood and Amy Cudden at Richmond Theatre from Mon 11 to Sat 16 July as part of a UK tour, prior to a West End transfer. (more...)

Starvox's GRAEME OF THRONES to Open in Toronto This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Starvox Entertainment has announced it is bringing the hit theatrical production Graeme of Thrones to Toronto this fall for its Canadian stage debut. Torontonians will be able to vie for a seat on the throne through the comedic parody that will be on stage at the Panasonic Theatre (651 Yonge St.) from Tuesday, October 11 through Sunday, October 23. (more...)

West End's Kids Week Announces Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Kids Week, the annual London theatre initiative, returns for the whole of August 2016, with more than 35 shows offering free tickets for children. (more...)

Whodunnit REHEARSAL FOR MURDER Comes To Theatre Royal Glasgow
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

From the pen of the legendary award-winning writing team Richard Levinson and William Link, the creators of the unsurpassable mystery series Murder She Wrote and the award-winning TV detective series Columbo, comes this classic 'whodunnit' murder mystery.  (more...)

MANHATTAN LOCKDOWN by Paul Batista is Now Available in Hardcover and Digital Formats
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The Story: A birthday party on a beautiful summer Sunday afternoon on the roof garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the guest of honor, Roland Fortune, mayor of New York City. (more...)

D.P. Lyle's DEEP SIX Now Available in Hardcover and Digital Formats
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The Story: Ex-professional baseball player Jake Longly adamantly refuses to work for his father, wanting no part of Ray's PI world. He prefers to hang out at his beachfront bar and chase bikinis along the sugary beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. But Ray could be persuasive, so Jake finds himself staking out the home of wealthy Barbara Plummer, a suspected adulteress. The mission seems simple enough?hang around, take a few pictures, sip a little bourbon. Except Barbara gets herself murdered right under Jake's nose. (more...)

DEAR WOMAN OF MY DREAMS is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Author, feminist, academic and politician Lois Kathryn Herr has released a new book in which she gives voice to three generations of women and the struggles and successes that shaped them. An eye-opening portrait of the journey of the modern woman, 'Dear Woman of My Dreams' (published by Xlibris) is real-life fiction, creatively rendered and based on extensive family archive which includes letters, journals, pictures and other memorabilia. (more...)

BWW Interview: Writer Jessica Tamara
by Mark C. Lloyd - May 24, 2016

Jessica Tamara is a rising author whose debut novel Running Away From Love was self-published and released on July 18, 2015. She has had a passion for writing and also reading since she was a little girl. She has been featured as a rising urban fiction author at the Toronto Urban Fiction Book Expo. Her goal is to create female characters from all walks of life that evolve, but most importantly they inspire and live in their truths whether it is good or bad. She would describe her writing style as emotional and vivid, where she wants you feel and escape into the moment she has created. You laugh with the characters, get angry with them, cry with them, and root for them to overcome. If the reader can relate and connect on any level, then that makes the writing process that much more worthwhile. Jessica currently resides in Buffalo, NY where works in finance and writes in her spare time. She is currently working on creating her own publishing company, which she hopes to help authors like herself to share their work with the world. She is currently working on her 2nd novel slated to be released in September 2016 titled 'Season's Change....Autumn Leaves'. (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre Company to Present GEORGE AND GRACIE in October
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The George Burns tells the story of his life with Gracie, the dizzy comedienne whose 'illogical logic' charmed America. Burns recalls their first meeting, the vaudeville tours, family days in Hollywood, and their lasting friendship with Jack Benny and other entertainment greats. Here is one of America's most beloved comedians remembering The Woman he loved best and the extraordinary life they shared together. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Kindness Grapples with Cruelty in SpeakEasy's Powerful DOGFIGHT
by Jan Nargi - May 24, 2016

The coming of age of America during the tumultuous 1960s is brought vividly to life in DOGFIGHT, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's exquisite little musical now being presented by SpeakEasy Stage Company of Boston. Set in San Francisco on the eve of President Kennedy's assassination, DOGFIGHT pits the innocence of youth against the harsh realities of war as three young Marines dubbed 'the three bees' (for Birdlace, Boland and Bernstein) celebrate their last night at home with their buddies before shipping out to Vietnam. (more...)

Nathaniel Stampley, Richard Ruiz & More to Star in Marriott Theatre's MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Deemed one of the greatest musicals of all time and winner of five Tony Awards including Best Musical, MAN OF LA MANCHA rides into The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, previewing June 22, running through August 14 with a press opening on Wednesday, June 29 at 8 p.m. With book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, and an exuberant score by Mitch Leigh, the breathtaking musical tells the rich story of chivalry, romance, idealism and dreaming "The Impossible Dream." Complemented by Musical Director Ryan T. Nelson, six-time Jeff Award Winner Nick Bowling (The King and I at The Marriott Theatre, The History Boys and Fiorello! at TimeLine Theatre) presents a unique production of the classic tale, bringing to life the parallels between the struggles of 16th Century Spain with the challenges of modern day society.  (more...)

Scoop: THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Friday, May 27, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Friday, May 27, 2016! (more...)

BWW Weighs In: Living with DR (Diastasis Recti)
by Mindy Hayward - May 23, 2016

The Woman I saw in the photo looked like she was about 3 months pregnant! Say WHAT?! Let me be clear…I am NOT pregnant. No way. I am very much enjoying calling my body my own right at the moment. (more...)

NT LIVE's THE AUDIENCE, ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS & More Returning to Select Theaters
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

A selection of National Theatre Live's most celebrated and acclaimed broadcasts will be returning to cinemas in 2016. (more...)

THE GOLD to Be Presented as Part of 2016 NYMF at The Pearl Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The New York Musical Festival and Laura Yosowitz, Vital Arts Collaborative are pleased to announce THE GOLD, a new musical about one man's fight for love, family and country, with book by Andrea Lepcio and Phil Yosowitz, and music and lyrics by Phil Yosowitz.   (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/23/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 23, 2016

'Spring is here! Why doesn't my heart go dancing?' - or at least to the theater to be transported to a different world, another time and place where life is transformed and magic happens before your very eyes... (more...)

Idle Muse Theatre Company Announces THE WOMAN WHO AMUSES HERSELF Design Team
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Idle Muse Theatre Company announced the design team for the Chicago premiere of The Woman Who Amuses Herself, by Victor Lodato, directed by Idle Muse ensemble member Nathan Pease. (more...)

BWW Review: Seattle Public Theater's CAUGHT Examines Twisting Truth
by Jay Irwin - May 23, 2016

Absolute truth is an elusive thing. In our daily lives we lie to get what we want. We lie to be polite and spare someone's feelings. We lie by not telling all the facts. And sometimes we lie by manipulating the facts so they're true to us. Seattle Public Theater's current production "Caught" by Christopher Chen walks a treacherous tightrope between truth and lies on multiple levels with a thoughtful and humorous show. And even as engaging as it was, ultimately it felt a little long winded and I question what its own truth really was. (more...)

BWW Review: CITY STORIES at 59E59 Theaters Fascinates with Tales of Love
by Marina Kennedy - May 21, 2016

See CITY STORIES: Tales of Love and Magic in London now in its last week at 59E59 Theatres through May 29th.  (more...)

Theater for the New City to Debut Play Inspired by MACBETH, Set in India
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting THE QUEEN, a new play by Aditya Rawal inspired by Macbeth set in 16th-century India, during the peak of the Mughal era. (more...)

Aishveryaa Nidhi's GANDHARI...IN SEARCH OF LIGHT to Play Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

In a 60-minute solo act performance, artist and theatre personality Aishveryaa Nidhi promises to enact some of the unread, yet crucial, chapters of a woman's life who embraced darkness with open arms. Premiered at Sydney's most respected venue, National Institute of Dramatic Arts, Australia, the play 'GANDHARI...IN SEARCH OF LIGHT' is a quest for The Woman hidden beneath glorious tales of heroes and wars. (more...)

Transgender Actor MJ Rodriguez Thanks Telsey + Company For HAMILTON Audition
by Michael Dale - May 20, 2016

The 2011 Clive Barnes Award winner as Angel in RENT was seen for Peggy Schuyler. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Present THE QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting The Queen, a new play by Aditya Rawal inspired byMacbeth set in the peak of the Mughal era in India hundreds of years ago. (more...)

Faye Nelson Pens CAPE OF THE CRONE
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

In 'Cape of the Crone: Book of Willow' (published by Balboa Press), Eli assists in unveiling the hidden Goddess, who is guided to reclaim her destiny as a divine maiden on Earth while fighting the influences that press her to deny the underworld. 'Cape of the Crone' is the first book in Faye Nelson's 'The Tree Series.' (more...)

BWW Review: THINGS MISSING/MISSED Gets Abstract at Obsidian Theater
by Brett Cullum - May 19, 2016

Conversations can be hard to follow, and we're never quite sure what is happening with our couple or our hermit. We're just observing them as they try to fill in the gaps in their lives with items and words. (more...)

Step1 Theatre Project to Present WHO AM I at The Paradise Factory This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Step1 Theatre Project presents WHO AM I by Rodney Reyes, directed by Janelle Zapata. (more...)

Quartet to Pay Tribute to Mentor Faith Prince in GOTTA HAVE FAITH! at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

This awesome foursome, consisting of Analisa Bell, Andrew Morrisey, Clara Regula and Matt Surges, are all mentees of Tony Award-winning Broadway star, Faith Prince! Sharing a mutual love and respect for The Woman who taught them to have faith in themselves, they've come together to put on a show! Because… why the hell not? (more...)

BWW Interview: JUDY COLLINS for RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE and THE KATE
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 18, 2016

In Europe any day now and in Connecticut in June. (more...)

BWW Review: THE JUDAS KISS Has Oscar Wilde In The Gutter Looking At The Stars
by Michael Dale - May 18, 2016

Rupert Everett, is captivating in David Hare's drama of the politics of morality. (more...)

THEATER TALK Welcomes BLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The new edition of THEATER TALK presents an interview with actor Jeff Daniels, now appearing opposite Michelle Williams in the revival of David Harrower's gripping play, Blackbird, on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/16/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 16, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS to Run 6/2-18 at The Dio
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

The Dio - Dining & Entertainment, Livingston County's professional, award winning dinner theatre, is very excited to present the return engagement of their popular production of The Last Five Years by Jason Robert Brown, directed by Steve DeBruyne with musical direction by Brian Rose. (more...)

BWW Review: Soloists Shine, but Ambitious SHADES OF LOVE is Undercut by Whitewashing and Poor Design
by David Fick - May 13, 2016

Cape Town City Ballet is nothing if not ambitious. SHADES OF LOVE sees the company's featured artists dancing superbly, but the production never coheres into a fully-realised evening of ballet. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LOVERS OF VIORNE, The Theatre Room, May 11 2016
by Gary Naylor - May 12, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a strange, unsettling but fascinating play set in 1960s France, but it could be anywhere any time. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, May 14, 2016
by - May 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, May 14, 2016! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Daniel Radcliffe Stars in Dark Comedy SWISS ARMY MAN
by Movies News Desk - May 11, 2016

Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe and Mary Elizabeth Winstead star in SWISS ARMY MAN. Directed and written by Daniels (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert), the film opens theatrically in New York and Los Angeles on June 24th and nationwide on July 1st. (more...)

BWW Review: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is a Catch at Rainbow
by Marakay Rogers - May 11, 2016

The show that gave birth to bumbling detectives in ternchcoats is alive, well, and on stage at Rainbow's Comedy Playhouse. Catch it if you can. (more...)

Top 10 Finalists Selected Through Nationwide Search for 52nd Miss USA Contestant
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2016

The nationwide search for a 52nd contestant to join this year's MISS USA® competition has been narrowed down to 10 deserving women who are all one step closer to competing for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of becoming Miss USA. (more...)

Elena Shaddow, Jason Gotay, PJ Benjamin, Kevin Cahoon & More Join The Muny's 98th Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Following its initial casting announcement in April, The Muny announced today additional principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season. The 2016 Muny season opens with The Wizard of Oz followed by 42nd Street and The Music Man. The season includes the premieres of the popular Mel Brooks comedy, Young Frankenstein and world-wide megahit, Mamma Mia!, and closes with Fiddler on the Roof and Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/10/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 10, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

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