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BWW Review: Discovering ANOTHER WAY HOME at Theater J
by Roger Catlin - Jun 30, 2016

Summer means camp, and so it is at Theater J, which has been decked out in pine board, nature paintings and signs made of sticks for its closing production of the season, Another Way Home by Anna Ziegler. (more...)

Upper Darby Summer Stage to Present BYE BYE BIRDIE, 7/13-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Audiences can travel back to the 1950s as Upper Darby Summer Stage presents "Bye Bye Birdie - Young Performer's Edition." Performances are July 13, 14 and 15 at 10:30 a.m. and on July 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. (more...)

RockHill Publishing Announces Summer Reading Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Summertime is for beaches, family picnics, and the summer reading list. It has always been a time to kick back with a good book and a cool drink. In keeping with those traditions and to help promote an atmosphere of literacy, RockHill Publishing is proud to announce its summer reading program - 99 days of $1.99 eBook downloads on its website. (more...)

Folk Singer Jonathan Edwards Coming to The Grove, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Veteran singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards will be performing on August 20, 2016 at The Grove at Neumann, Saratoga Springs, NY in support of his new album, Tomorrow's Child. Produced by four-time Grammy Award nominee Darrell Scott, Tomorrow's Child features the venerable and beloved Edwards accompanied by such roots music luminaries Shawn Colvin, Jerry Douglas, John Cowan, Vince Gill, and Alison Krauss. (more...)

BWW Blog: Michael Hartung - The Calm Beforrrre The Storm
by Guest Blogger: Michael Hartung - Jul 8, 2016

Before a word is spoken, our show starts on our sturdy pirate ship as a raging storm throws us from one side of the "boat" to the other. At this point in our process, the tumultuous weather looks a lot like a group of guys rolling around on the floor, but that's nothing a of week of rehearsal and some great lighting can't fix! From this point forward, we arrre in "go" mode until we open. Yesterday was our last real day off until opening night and it sort of feels like we arrre actually heading into a crazy storm of our own. (more...)

Scholastic Book on Teaching Kids With Autism
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

NEW YORK, July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ With one in every 68 children now being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and a national trend toward inclusive education, every teacher needs to be ready. To ensure that K8 teachers have the tools and knowledge they need to support students with ASD, Scholastic (SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, today announced the release of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom: How to Reach and Teach Students with ASD, by Barbara Boroson. (more...)

Meet the New Leads of the Revolution - HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon, Lexi Lawson & Michael Luwoye!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this morning, HAMILTON will welcome two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon as Aaron Burr, Lexi Lawson as Eliza Hamilton, and Michael Luwoye, who will perform as alternate to Javier Muñoz in the title role to the Broadway company this summer. In celebration of the big casting news, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at some of the trio's top performances! (more...)

Zacks Investment Management Launches New Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

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BWW Review: JACK FERVER Mistakes The Kitchen for Camp
by Juan Michael Porter II - Jul 5, 2016

Jack Ferver never let up on his drag delivery. Switching arbitrarily from bad French to English or from danse to dance passed for plot in this cabaret act. The scantily clad men in the audience - I attended the June 30th, 2016 performance - lapped it up before they even had a chance to hear the next line. It was all good fun, though if there is an art to telegraphing intention it was not on display here. That was 'I Want You to Want Me': a surrealistic B movie romp ruled by a character with mystical abilities for no other reason than 'just because'. File it under lazy craftsmanship. The world that Mr. Ferver inhabited was self referential, sassy, and imbued with magic, not unlike a gay lounge. (more...)

Letting the Memory Live Again- How CATS Became a Phenomenon
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 31, 2016

The marquee in front of the Neil Simon Theatre encourages passersby to 'let the memory live again.' It's been almost thirty-four years since Grizabella, Mistoffelees and Rum Tum Tugger first bowed on Broadway, and now in 2016, the jellicles are back with a vengence. The impact that the show has had on audiences has been famously polarizing, and yet few other musicals in Broadway history have achieved greater success and notoriety than Cats. (more...)

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Discos Down
by Marietta Lunceford - Jul 30, 2016

South City Theatre's production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM is silly and campy, but a great escape. It gives you the opportunity to dance, laugh out loud, and forget your humdrum life for a couple of hours. As usual with SCT These Days, some shows are sold out already, so go to www.southcitytheatre.com or call 205-621-2128 as soon as you can to get reservations. Then get out your bell bottoms and get ready to have a blast! (more...)

BWW Interview: What Does It Take to Be a Broadway Producer? John Breglio Reveals All!
by Robert Diamond - Jul 3, 2016

What does a 'producer' actually do? How does one travel from that great idea for a show to a smash hit opening night on Broadway? John Breglio cannot guarantee you a hit, but he does take the reader on a fascinating journey behind-the-scenes to where he himself once stood as a child, dreaming about the theatre. (more...)

KARTEMQUIN AT 50 to Celebrate Docs Exploring Social Justice at Moving Image
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image will present Kartemquin at 50, a major retrospective devoted to the not-for-profit documentary collective Kartemquin Films, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. (more...)

BWW Review: Lesli Margherita is All Brass and Belting in One-Woman Show 'Broad' at Birdland, Paying Tribute to the Women Who Never Backed Down
by Casey Mink - Jul 28, 2016

'Broad: A term originated in the 1930s meaning woman. Less respectable than 'lady,' but much more respectable than 'bitch.' Broad: An independent, aggressive, assertive woman, usually in show business. Broads sing loud, are sarcastic, and are in your face. Broads are generally moderately attractive or better, never seen without their best dresses and perfect makeup, and they know how to compete and win in a man's world.' This is how Lesli Margherita began her one-woman show at Birdland Jazz on July 25, the second of a two-performance return engagement at the club. Reading from a music stand so as not to mince words, Margherita recited the dictionary definition of her show's eponymous moniker, because if nothing else, through Broad, Margherita wanted to make sure her audience understood one thing: Broads like her will never be deterred. (more...)

BWW Review: Michael Streeter Gives Us a Fresh New Woman-Centered JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, at Post5
by Krista Garver - Jul 28, 2016

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR had its heyday before I was born. Of course, growing up as a musical lover, I had several Andrew Lloyd Webber compilation CDs, so I got to know the music, which I still think is rates among Webber's best. But, I'd never had the pleasure of seeing the actual musical until last weekend, when I took in Michael Streeter's production at Post5 Theatre. And I thought it was great! One of the people in my party had been lucky enough to see the original 1970 production on Broadway. He enjoyed this one as well. (more...)

'Family Features' Promotes Outdoor Play
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

MISSION, KS - (Family Features) In today's digital world, creating memories with loved ones and experiencing the joys of Mother Nature are some of the best reasons to turn off the TV, put down the tablet and get outdoors. From picnics to wild adventures to simple backyard games, there are dozens of ways to help kids explore all the exciting ways to live life outside. (more...)

MOTHER EMANUEL Opening at SoHo Playhouse August 13th as Part of FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

MOTHER EMANUEL An American Musical Play Opens at FringeNYC 8/13   Rebel Theater in association with The Present Company presents MOTHER EMANUEL, an American Musical Play conceived by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj and co-written by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, Adam Mace and Christian Lee Branch starting Saturday August 13 at Soho Playhouse as part of the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

Costly Ecommerce Mistakes Can Result in Lost Sales -- ReadyReturns Delivers 5 Tips on How to Avoid Making Them
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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Two Weeks to Go Until Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

With only two weeks to go until the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 kicks off, here's a little reminder of the fantastic acts that are heading up to Edinburgh this August:  (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Stack
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 18, 2016

BWW speaks to Ed MacArthur, writer and lead performer of Stack at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Spotlight On: Philly's Own THE ORIGINAL ORLONS
by Pati Buehler - Jul 18, 2016

Fun filled dance tunes were "The Orlons" specialty, making them one of the most popular groups ever to come out of Philadelphia in the 50's and they are still going strong. (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...)

Dani Mathers' Message to Women Is Something We Can't Un-see, Comments Rhonda Shear
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

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SHIP OF FOOLS, DARK CIRCUS, PROTOTYPE and More Set for HERE's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

HERE has announced its 2016-2017 producing season, featuring three HERE Resident Artist world premieres, two international presentations from HERE's renowned Dream Music Puppetry Program, the fifth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival, and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, where HERE serves up a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). (more...)

Nigel Baker's New Show TOP PHOTOGRAPHER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Adorama, one of the world's largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, announced today the launch of a brand new reality web series competition for every type of photographer: TOP PHOTOGRAPHER WITH NIGEL BARKER. Open to all photographers across the nation, from professional shooter to hobbyist to iPhoneographer, five contestants will be hand-picked by Nigel Barker himself to compete in the AdoramaTV original series, where they will be challenged to prove they have not only the skills, but the vision to become the next Top Photographer. (more...)

BWW Review: THE KREUTZER SONATA, Arcola Theatre, 12 July 2016
by Gary Naylor - Jul 13, 2016

Gary Naylor sees an unblinking, fearless adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's often censored story, delivered with panache and menace by Greg Hicks. (more...)

Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

For the first time, Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp will celebrate 20 years of friendship and the iconic Tony Award-winning musical RENT in a special concert at Feinstein's at the Nikko. Acoustically Speaking - A 20-Year Friendship is a brand-new show featuring two Broadway giants, coming together to celebrate music, stories and their friendship! An intimate unplugged show, Adam and Anthony will deliver solo sets featuring both original tunes and songs that have influenced their lives, capped off by performing a few of the iconic hits from where it all began - meeting at RENT. Performances of Acoustically Speaking - A 20-Year Friendship will take place on Thursday, October 27 (8 p.m.), Friday, October 28 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, October 29 (7 p.m.). Tickets range in price from $55 - $75 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com. (more...)

Dennis Dannel Jr. to Showcase Art at The McKenna Museum of African-American Art, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

After 22 years in NYC, actor Dennis Dannel, Jr. will come home to New Orleans this summer, to perform in Jackie Alexander's play, 'The High Priestess of Dark Alley,' July 7th - 24th at the historic Le Petit Theatre playhouse (celebrating 100 years). With over 15 years of NYC training, having acted in over 40 shows on the NY Stage, as well as TV, Film and Soap Opera credits, pretty much everyone who knows Dennis, knows he's an actor. What most don't know, however, is that Dennis is also an accomplished fine artist.  (more...)

Hugh Grant to Talk New Film 'Florence Foster Jenkins' on CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 8/7
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Actor Hugh Grant is such a perfectionist when it comes to making movies he's driven others mad, he tells Tracy Smith in an interview for CBS SUNDAY MORNING, to be broadcast Sunday, August 7 (9:00 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

BWW Review: Elza van den Heever Thrills in Her 'Date' with Beethoven's FIDELIO at Caramoor
by Richard Sasanow - Aug 4, 2016

South African soprano Elza van den Heever has long had a 'date' with Beethoven's Leonore, in his only completed opera FIDELIO. It wasn't exactly a blind date—she has known for years that, eventually, she would take it on, she told me—but it was a roaring success in her role debut, at the Venetian Theatre at the Caramoor Festival, under Pablo Heras-Casado conducting the Orchestra of St. Luke's. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN SPRING VERSION, Ambassador's Theatre, 3 August 2016
by Gary Naylor - Aug 4, 2016

Gary Naylor sees young people perform an adaptation of the Tony Award show that's aimed at young people but can be enjoyed by all. (more...)

Mixed Culture's MOVEMENT IN ROOTS, MOVEMENT IN DUB Album Out Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The debut, deluxe edition, double box set 'Movement in Roots, Movement in Dub' album from Miami based reggae group Mixed Culture is out tomorrow, August 5. (more...)

Catherine Alcorn's New Cabaret CATHARTIC at Slide
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

?Award-winning cabaret artist Catherine Alcorn will debut her 'sassy, classy and a bit bad-assy' cabaret Cathartic in October as the inaugural artist in residence at Slide, Sydney's iconic entertainment venue. (more...)

Medicare Appeal Process and Denial Management -- Step by Step Guidance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

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Rivendell Theatre Ensemble presents the Midwest Premiere of GRIZZLY MAMA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the Midwest premiere of Grizzly Mama by George Brant. The production, directed by RTE member Megan Carney, runs September 8 - October 15, 2016, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.  The press opening is Monday, September 12 at 7:00pm. (more...)

AUDIO: Kristin Chenoweth Raves About HAMILTON's Relevance In Modern America
by Michael Dale - Aug 22, 2016

Kristin Chenoweth has a lot on her plate to talk about These Days. In addition to her busy schedule of concert touring she's prepping to play Velma Von Tussle in Hairspray LIVE! on NBC Wednesday, December 7th at 8pm, and her new album, 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a digital release September 23rd and a physical release on September 30th, 2016. (more...)

Explore Cole Porter's World with Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS heat up the Los Angeles County Arboretum on August 20th with an evening solely devoted to one of America's most beloved musical icons for Cole Porter Night. (more...)

Anton Stephans to star in GUYS SING DOLLS at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 19, 2016

X Factor star Anton Stephans comes to Edinburgh Festival Fringe for Guys Sing Dolls from August 22nd. (more...)

BWW Review: BALLETX, Philly's Groundbreaking Contemporary Company, Offers Three NYC Premieres at the Joyce
by Sondra Forsyth - Aug 18, 2016

On August 16th 2016, opening night of a six-day run at the Joyce, BalletX did not disappoint dancegoers anticipating a taste of the quirky fare for which the troupe has become known. Billing itself as 'Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet', the company has from its inception in 2005 been what the founders have called a 'playground' that has allowed choreographers the freedom to experiment and explore as they strive to create exciting new works. (more...)

BWW Review: ALL SHOOK UP Lightens Up A Rainy August
by Joni Lorraine - Aug 18, 2016

ALL SHOOK UP is just the right antidote for all the rain, politicking and back to school mayhem at the moment. Go see. It's fun. (more...)

Kupferberg Center for the Arts to Welcome Caleb Teicher & Company in VARIATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College will present the world premiere of Caleb Teicher's full-length Variations, set to Glenn Gould's iconic 1955 recording of Bach's 'Goldberg Variations.' (more...)

Author Shares 'A Letter to My Anxious Christian Friends'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

American Christians are anxious, says ethicist David P. Gushee, about the rapid economic, cultural, and political changes occurring These Days, 'and we are more scared than we have ever been that if we go to a mall or a movie theater, someone is going to try to kill us.' (more...)

Crystal Hills Organics Launches Healing Crystals in Body Care
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Crystal Hills Organics is starting a hot new trend in body care by synergistically blending exquisite flowers, beneficial herbs, and high-vibration crystals. Founder and CEO of Crystal Hills Organics, Andrea Sazwan, says the products are truly unique as their formulas are made by incorporating the active constituents of botanicals as well as the healing energetic traits of crystals. Sazwan says her mission is to promote a health-conscious lifestyle that promotes the healing powers of nature and the high vibration of crystals. In addition to their body care products, Crystal Hills also has a blog that features DIY beauty, healthy recipes, wellness and information on crystals and botanicals. She really wants people to get back to basics and incorporate a bit of nature to experience optimum health in their lives. Even though her background is in biosciences and occupational health and safety, Sazwan says that one of her true passions has been learning about traditional remedies and natural alternatives that complement modern medicine. She went on to become a chartered herbalist and reiki master healer, and then studied organic skincare formulation. She loves reading about ancient methods and discovering what past healers may have used. Gathering information about crystals has definitely been one of her favourites. 'Since ancient times, crystals have been prized for their beauty, to symbolize power and for their healing capabilities. These Days, it seems that more and more of humanity is rediscovering their special qualities to help restore balance in our hectic and stressful lives.' She believes that what we apply on our body is just as important as the food we eat in restoring and maintaining the body's harmony and vitality. It's with these ideals that Crystal Hills Organics was formed. For more information, please visit crystalhills.com/ You Tube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIQ_d7pFXK7UFDmJHAjpNw (more...)

VIDEO: Public Art Fund Installation Has Singer Targeting Pedestrians In City Hall Park
by Michael Dale - Aug 16, 2016

Artist Tino Sehgal's piece has a singer specifying her songs to those who pass her by. (more...)

BWW TV: The KID CRITICS Say Yeah to KINKY BOOTS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 14, 2016

We are continuing the series with Tai (9), Isabella (11), and Charles (8), who just stopped by the Al Hirschfeld Theatre to check out Kinky Boots. Curious of what they thought about the show? Find out below! (more...)

Cedric The Entertainer, Courtney B. Vance, Michelle Williams, DeVon Franklin, Meagan Good Franklin To Educate, Empower, and Inspire At The 2016 Merge Summit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Releve Entertainment, in partnership with Walgreens and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, is proud to announce the return of The Merge Summit- Los Angeles, taking place August 25-27, 2016 at The Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The Merge Summit is a unique event created to inspire synergy with faith based and entertainment industry leaders to educate, uplift, and encourage attendees to aspire towards their professional and personal goals. (more...)

BWW Interview 'Days of Our Lives' Peter Reckell Returns to His Theater Roots in THE FANTASTICKS
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 11, 2016

Many years ago he played the role of The Mute and Matt in the Sullivan Street Production of THE FANTASTICKS. Today, Reckell speaks exclusively with BWW about the challenges and rewards of returning to the stage after a thirty-five year absence! (more...)

BWW Blog: Siobhan O'Loughlin - A Bathtub in Baltimore's Charm City Fringe
by Guest Blogger: Siobhan O'Loughlin - Aug 10, 2016

In November of 2015, I performed Broken Bone Bathtub in Baltimore at the Charm City Fringe. I wanted to try to stay "in the neighborhood" of the festival venues, and I was extremely lucky that my friend Sarah Lynn invited me to stay with her and perform in her home.  (more...)

Teridion Expands With New Office in Israel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

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BWW Review: Jade Jones Presents JAZZED AND JADED at Creative Cauldron's 2016 Summer Cabaret Series
by Barbara Johnson - Aug 1, 2016

Let's be honest - with the state of current affairs, the political circus, the ongoing tragedies around the world - we're all feeling at least a little jaded These Days. So it makes sense that DC singer Jade Jones' "Jazzed and Jaded," part of Creative Cauldron's 2016 Summer Cabaret Series, is exactly what we need right now. (more...)

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