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Casting Announced for A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Casting announced for The Fitzrovia Radio Hour's unique take on Charles Dickens' classic tale at The Vaults, Waterloo. (more...)

BWW Interview: Meghan Jones of RAGTIME at Actors' Repertory Theatre Of Simi
by Cary Ginell - Nov 30, 2016

The musical Ragtime, which plays through this Sunday, December 4, at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, is an important work that weaves actual historical personages into the fabric of its three intersecting stories: an upper-class white family, the African American ragtime pianist Coalhouse Walker Jr., and the Latvian immigrant Tateh. Two of the historical characters in the musical had profound impacts on American political history, which have heightened relevance due to the emotionally charged 2016 election, refocusing attention on matters of race, class, and immigration. This weekend, we interviewed the actors portraying anarchist Emma Goldman and educator/orator Booker T. Washington in the show, which will be featured in advance of this weekend's final performances of this essential work of musical theater. (more...)

The Attic Collective Presents LYSISTRATA at King's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

After two decades of war the men are dying and The Women feel powerless to stop it. Lysistrata gathers together women from every state to enact her plan. The men will be denied what they desire the most. To get it back, they must agree to peace. (more...)

Mixed Magic Theatre Presents CHRISTMAS AT CHATTY'S PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

In Ricardo Pitts-Wiley's holiday musical, Chatty's Place had been a legendary Rhode Island night club. (more...)

ABRAHAM'S DAUGHTERS Gets Reprised Staged Reading at Bernie Wohl Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

ABRAHAM'S DAUGHTERS, by Emma Goldman-Sherman, will receive a reprised staged reading as part of the 29th Street Playwrights Collective New Works Series on Monday, December 12, 7pm, at the Bernie Wohl Center. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr Presents [PORTO] by Kate Benson
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present the world premiere of [PORTO] by Kate Benson and directed by Lee Sunday Evans, their follow-up to the Obie Award-winning A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes. (more...)

The New Theatre Team Presents DUBLINERS WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

This week we are very excited for the opening of our Christmas production, Dubliners Women, an adaptation of Joyce's Dubliners, focusing on The Women's stories - The Boarding House, Clay & Eveline. (more...)

BWW Preview: SANTALAND DIARIES at KC Rep Copaken Stage
by Alan Portner - Nov 28, 2016

Santa's elf speaks out on elf kingdom (more...)

Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival Announces Opening & Closing Movies for 27th Annual Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Ellen Wedner, Director of The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, today announced the opening and closing films of the upcoming 27th annual festival that will present 30 movies from around the world. (more...)

The Next Stage Theatre Festival Celebrates 10 Years this January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Toronto Fringe started the Next Stage Theatre Festival 10 years ago to give indie artists an opportunity to take their work to the next level. We also wanted a way to celebrate the Fringe movement throughout the year - a way to make January the new July. Since 2008, over 75,000 patrons have attended NSTF. $495,000 has been returned to the artists that participated. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE MOTHER LINE STORY Project at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Following sold-out performances at The PIT and Dixon Place, THE MOTHER LINE STORY PROJECT is coming to the Abingdon Theatre Company's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street) for a one-night-only engagement on Friday, December 2 at 7pm. Created and performed by members of The Mother Line Story Project, this evening of unique stories celebrating women is based on an original concept by Eliza Simpson (co-star of Off-Broadway's The Woodsman). Kel Haney is set to direct. (more...)

Print Room at the Coronet Announces its Most Ambitious Season Yet for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Artistic Director Anda Winters today announces Print Room at the Coronet's next season of work in its new, permanent home. (more...)

BWW Review: A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME Cooks Up Frothy Musical Fun
by Michael Dale - Nov 25, 2016

While Debra Barsha and Hollye Levin's A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME isn't the first musical to contrast the accepted female gender roles of the 1950s with the liberated revolution of the 1960s (Off-Broadway's second visit from THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES is still running at the Kirk.) the York's fun and frothy new entry features a dynamite cast and enough tuneful cleverness for a brightly entertaining evening. (more...)

ALWAYS SHINE Opens in NYC This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Two women, both actresses with differing degrees of success, travel north from Los Angeles to Big Sur for a weekend vacation in Always Shine, Sophia Takal's twisty, psychological drama. Both see the trip as an opportunity to reconnect after years of competition and jealousy has driven a wedge between them,but upon arrival to their isolated, forest retreat, the pair discovers that their once intimate friendship has deteriorated into forced conversations, betrayals both real and imagined, petty jealousies, and deep-seated resentment. As The Women allow their feelings to fester, each begins to lose their bearings not only on the true nature of their relationship, but on their own identities. (more...)

BWW Review: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Brings New Balance to Love & Murder on Tour
by Perry Tannenbaum - Nov 25, 2016

With such a fine set of frontliners behind him, John Rapson may not be a dominant as Jefferson Mays was on Broadway, but the touring show comes off as more balanced, the LOVE and MURDER more equally weighted. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Heartbreaking Adaptation Of The True Story of Mabel Normand and Mack Sennett Plays Out In MACK & MABEL
by Jade Kops - Nov 24, 2016

Trevor Ashley returns to Hayes Theatre, this time to direct Jerry Herman (Music) and Michael Stewart's (Book) a moving MACK & MABEL. (more...)

MCCC Theatre Students to Present THE SECRETARIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The secretarial pool at Cooney Lumber Mill sounds like a dream job for young Patty Johnson - until she discovers the darker side of her office gal pals. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets 2016-17 Sloan Project and Youngblood Artists, Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's Youngblood and EST's Sloan Project, have announced new EST/Sloan commissions and EST/Youngblood members & programming for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Playwrights Melisa Tien and Megan Cohen Develop New Works at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

New Dramatist playwright Melisa Tien and San Francisco-based Megan Cohen joined The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in residence this month to develop innovative stage works with the Academy's third year NY Company. (more...)

Sue Abu-Hakima, CEO of Amika Mobile Corp. named a WXN 2016 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

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TV Land to Premiere Season 2 of Critically-Acclaimed Comedy TEACHERS, 1/17
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Feeling salty about 2017? Come sit with the cool kids in the cafeteria, where we'll be throwing shade all winter long with two hilarious comedies, beginning Tuesday, January 17th. (more...)

FRACTURED HEARTS AND LURID DETAILS a W'holy, unHoliday Series of Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

 From December 20, 2016 until January 2, 2017 BAD REP will be in residence at IRT in NYC. The collaborative group will present a 'wHoly, unHoliday series of events' which include "Fractured Hearts & Lurid Details", a play written by Pamela Enz and directed by Vera Beren along with several pop-up workshops facilitated by Connie Noyes, visiting cohort from Chicago. The play will run from December 21-23, 27-30 at 8:00pm and December 31 at 6:00pm at IRT Theater 154 Christopher Street, NYC, NY 10014. (more...)

A.C.T. Replaces HERE LIES LOVE with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today the cancellation of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Here Lies Love,originally scheduled to close A.C.T.'s 2016-17 season. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-A.C.T. will now present the critically acclaimed musical, A Night with Janis Joplin.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Coming to the Arsht Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, will play Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for a one-week engagement beginning December 27, 2016 through January 1, 2017. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show! (more...)

BWW Review: BWW Award Winner EMRHYS COOPER First Western Actor to Star in Buhtanese Film KUSHUTHARA
by Don Grigware - Dec 6, 2016

Karma Deki's Bhutanese film Kushuthara Pattern of Love has won tremendous praise throughout Asia and is currently preparing its American release. It has done very well on the international film festival circuit picking up many awards.  The film is stunning on many levels. First, it is a fascinating romance that develops between an American journalist/ photographer Charlie (Emrhys Cooper) and native weaver Chokimo (Kezang Wangmo). Set in the village of Kurtoe-Menjey in the Kingdom of Bhutan, the plot has Chokimo already in love with villager Bumpala. When Charlie and Chokimo meet for the first time, they experience a kind of deja vu. Their attraction goes very, very deep. It is an example of what the natives believe to be Karmic reincarnation. Charlie and Chokimo were somehow connected in many past lives. (more...)

1812 Productions Adds ALLS I KNOW IS THIS to 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

1812 Productions has added to its 20th anniversary season the limited engagement special event, Alls I Know Is This. (more...)

Donald M. Ephraim PALM BEACH JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL to Showcase 30 Movies from Around the World
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The upcoming 27th annual The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival will present movies from around the world, opening with ON THE MAP, the true story of Israel's 1977 basketball team, the first to ever bring the coveted European Cup to Israel. Film director Dani Menkin and basketball legend Tal Brody will attend and participate in a post-film discussion at the January 19 screening at the Kravis Center's Cohen Pavilion. (more...)

Iranian Female Soccer Pros Featured on Next 60 MINUTES SPORTS on Showtime, Today
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Stahl goes to Iran to speak to Katayoun Khosrowyar and see this so-called soccer revolution first-hand on the next edition of 60 MINUTES SPORTS, today, Dec. 6 at 8:00 PM, ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Announces Full Casting for National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, will play in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre for a two-week engagement January 17 - 29. (more...)

Women Tech Council to Launch TechArt Hour of Code, Creating Largest Girl-Coded Living Digital Display
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

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Exhibitions, ALADDIN and More on This January in Warrington
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

What's on for January 2017 at Pyramid & Parr Hall? Scroll down to find out! (more...)

Preview, On-Sale Dates Set for Paula Vogel's INDECENT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The producers of Indecent - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre following productions at Yale Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse - have announced that the production will begin performances on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St New York, NY), on April 4, prior to its official opening night on April 18. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELOR - Season Premiere on ABC - Monday, January 2, 2017
by - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR - Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Monday, January 2, 2017! (more...)

American Repertory Theater to Stage TRANS SCRIPTS, PART I: THE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women, written by Paul Lucas and directed by Jo Bonney. Performances begin on Thursday, January 19 and run through Sunday, February 5 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge. (more...)

Vanina Takvorian Releass Her First Country Music Album 'Anyway' in New York
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Vanina Takvorian is a French American Entrepreneur and Founder of a business venture specialized in luxury real estate and fashion in Manhattan, NYC. She just released Her New Album 'Anyway' available in all the Digital Music Distribution Sites. (more...)

Lillian Hellman's THE CHILDREN'S HOUR at The Gamm
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Children's Hour, Lillian Hellman's startingly relevant Depression-era play  opens at The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) on January 12. Director Rachel Walshe (Grizzly Mama, Marie Antoinette) directs a cast of Gamm veteran actors and newcomers, including local high school students, in an emotional journey exploring the power of a lie and the nature of public shaming. (more...)

Business Leader Rosa Santana Inducted into WBE Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

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STAGE TUBE: Bette Midler Talks DOLLY, HOCUS POCUS, and More on NBC's TODAY!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2016

Rehearsals may not start until January, but Bette Midler is already hard at work preparing for her return to Broadway. 'I'm excited, I'm unnerved, I'm utterly game. I love the character, I know the score, I'm learning the dances,' the icon told NBC Today on Sunday morning. (more...)

BWW Review: BROADWAY AT THE GOOD Brings Cheer to the Season
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Dec 3, 2016

Portland's Good Theater performs its annual musical revue, Broadway at the Good Theater this weekend bringing warmth, cheer, and an array of musical treats to mark the holiday season. Conceived, written, and directed by Brian P. Allen, this year's two hours of song and dance was devoted to the musicals of the 1970s. (more...)

Teri Stanton Announces TWO MINUS ONE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

'Two Minus One; Our Abortion Story': a gripping and emotional journey through a young woman's abortion and the emotional turmoil that soon followed. 'Two Minus One; Our Abortion Story' is the creation of published author, Teri Stanton, a Florida based paralegal and a proud woman of God. (more...)

BWW Review: BURIED CHILD, Trafalgar Studios, 1 December 2016
by Marianka Swain - Dec 2, 2016

This revival of Sam Shepard's apocalyptic 1978 play has gained resonance since 2016's most apocalyptic political development - namely, Donald Trump cynically harnessing Midwestern anger and disillusionment. The latter is on display in heightened, American Gothic form in this Pulitzer Prize-winning piece, teeming with tragic mysteries, family skeletons and a (literally) buried past. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY - 12/5 - 12/16 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Dec 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY - 12/5 - 12/16, airing on NBC (more...)

ImprovBoston Welcomes Comedy Producer Kevin Quigley to its Mainstage Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Producer of Boston's roving comedic storytelling show, Wild Memory Nation, Kevin Quigley is full of entertaining stories. He'll join the ImprovBoston Mainstage cast on December 15th for memorable storytelling and hilarious improvised scenes. (more...)

Scoop: MOM on CBS - Thursday, December 22, 2016
by - Dec 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on MOM, airing on CBS on Thursday, December 22, 2016! (more...)

BWW Preview: FS Young Company Celebrates Win at Utah Festival, Satler Sisters Celebrate Roles in Upcoming COMEDY OF ERRORS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 2, 2016

Aspiring young performers from across the country challenge Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death (April. 2016) in a national festival this past fall. To do so, First Stage's Young Company, Milwaukee's pre-professional training program for young actors, recently traveled to the Utah Shakespeare Festival with Associate Artistic Director John Maclay and Teaching Artist Marcella Kearns to compete with literally 100's of schools and theaters from across the country on how Shakespeare inspires young audiences. While eleven members competed in the 2016 Young Company, two identical twins, Alex and Sydney Salter both participated in the festival competition and play the twin Dromios in the Company's upcoming Comedy of Errors, As First Stage celebrates 30 years, Young Company begins this 13th season. Maclay comments on the program when he says, '[Young Company] It's about challenging these fantastic young artists with difficult material and working to inspire an ethic of excellence.' (more...)

'Sons of Anarchy's Sutter Returns in New FX Drama Series Pilot MAYANS MC
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

For seven seasons, Kurt Sutter's award-winning Sons of Anarchy was the highest-rated ongoing drama series in FX history. Now, Sutter returns to that world with MAYANS MC, a drama series pilot for FX and the next chapter in the SOA saga, which he co-wrote with producing partner Elgin James. (more...)

Myra Nourmand Rejoins the Exclusive Haute Living Real Estate Network
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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NBC Names Six New Boardroom Advisors for New Season of THE NEW CELEBRITY APPRENTICE
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Six additional boardroom advisors will join THE NEW CELEBRITY APPRENTICE boss Arnold Schwarzenegger for the new Los Angeles-based season kicking off on Monday, Jan. 2 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC. (more...)

Bode Miller Joins NBC Sports' FIS World Cup Skiing Coverage This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

NBC Sports Group's FIS World Cup skiing coverage this weekend is highlighted by the men's alpine events in Val d'Isere, France, which will feature Bode Miller, the most decorated U.S. Olympic skier in history, as a color commentator on NBC and NBCSN's telecasts. (more...)

BMW Dallas Marathon Announces Pro Relay Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Organizers of the BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay announced today that the 2016 Pro Relay Challenge will feature five professional runners from the HOKA ONE ONE elite program running alongside marathon relay participants from Dallas' professional sports teams in a friendly competition. (more...)

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