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Longacre Theatre (New York, NY)
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Shôn Dale-Jones Presents ME & ROBIN HOOD and the return of The Duke
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Following the success of 2016 Fringe First award winning The Duke, Hoipolloi's Shon Dale-Jones returns to Edinburgh with the second in a series of solo shows as he celebrates the 20th anniversary of his Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut. (more...)

JAPAN CUTS 2017 Full Line-Up & Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

JAPAN CUTS, North America's premiere showcase for new Japanese cinema, returns for its 11th installment July 13-23 to serve up a slice of the best and boldest films from Japan never before seen in NYC with special guest filmmakers and stars, post-screening Q&As, parties and more. Boasting a thrilling slate of epic blockbusters, shoestring independents, radical documentaries, mind-bending avant-garde, newly-restored classics and breathtaking animation, Japan Society's renowned summer film festival promises a bounty of cinematic discoveries for film fans and pop culture enthusiasts alike. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Saturday, June 24, 2017
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New Study Reveals Biggest Movie Heists of All Time
by Movies News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Gocompare.com Van Insurance has rifled through the fan-favourite heist genre for some hidden gems – as well as analysing who stole what, how much, and for what reason. From bundling massive diamonds and unique Fabergé Eggs into armoured vans to nicking historic daggers and priceless paintings from museum vaults – see what else has been stolen on screen. (more...)

Brian Blessed to Direct Agatha Christie's SPIDER'S WEB at The Mill at Sonning
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Brian Blessed returns to The Mill at Sonning to direct Agatha Christie's most enthralling and entertaining thriller "SPIDER'S WEB" from Thursday 6 July to Saturday 9 September 2017, with Press Night on Wednesday 12 July 2017. (more...)

SmartMetric Completes Creation of the World's First Self Powered Biometric Fingerprint Protected Credit Card
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

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New Docu-Series LAST CHANCE HIGH and FUNNY HOW? Head to Viceland This July
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Viceland will present two docu-series this July - LAST CHANCE HIGH and FUNNY HOW? LAST CHANCE HIGH Premiering July 17 at 10:30PM The eight-part documentary series is adapted and updated from the acclaimed 2014 Vice News web series focused on the students at Moses Montefiore Academy (more...)

Vermont Premiere of MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET Opens at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 5 opening of the Vermont Premiere of Tom Duzick's heartwarming Off-Broadway comedy Miracle on South Division Street, directed by Kenneth Kimmins. Performances are Wednesday – Saturday evenings 7/5 – 7/8, Tuesday – Saturday 7/11 – 7/15 (8pm curtain), and Saturday matinees 7/8 and 7/15 (2pm curtain). (more...)

FSLC Announces 'Shot by Carlo Di Palma, From Rome to New York', Coming This July
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Shot by Carlo Di Palma, From Rome to New York, a retrospective of the late cinematographer, July 28 - August 3. (more...)

Ride Along on 'Arm Chair' Patrol With Officer John Borkovich as He Outsmarts Poachers and Land Abusers in His New Book, 'Wildlife 911: On Patrol'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

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EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Joke Thieves/Sketch Thieves
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 27, 2017

BWW speaks to Will Mars of Joke Thieves/Sketch Thieves ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, July 13, 2017
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Strawdog to Launch 2017-18 Season with BARBECUE at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer have announced the first production in their 2017 - 2018 season, Barbecue by Robert O'Hara, August 17 - September 30, with direction by Damon Kiely at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted Street as a LookOut Visiting Company. (more...)

The Wrecks Join All Time Low Tour 'Favorite Liar' Has Over 5.5 Million Listens On Spotify
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Los Angeles alternative rock band The Wrecks will be on the road this summer in support of their We Are The Wrecks EP joining All Time Low, SWMRS, Night Riots and Waterparks for “The Young Renegades Tour.” (more...)

Jim Gaffigan, Kevin James, Lisa Lampanelli and More Set for Week of Comedy in Jamestown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The National Comedy Center is presenting a week of comedy performances and dialogues during its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, and partnering with world-renowned Chautauqua Institution on a week titled 'Comedy and the Human Condition,' July 31 - August 6. (more...)

Ralph Byers to Star as Benjamin Franklin in Musical Comedy MONEY TALKS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Visceral Entertainment will present the World Premiere of the new musical Money Talks with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg, music by David Friedman and direction/choreography by Michael Chase Gosselin with musical direction by David Hancock Turner. (more...)

Photo Flash: Triple ByPass Productions presents ADULT ENTERTAINMENT at Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Triple ByPass Productions is excited to play in George F. Walker's world once again. To mount a play by a Canadian playwright at the Toronto Fringe is especially exciting for us! It's a great platform to introduce new people to Walker, and to put up one of his plays that is less often done for his already existing fans. If you crave great acting, storytelling and an exciting night in the theatre, you do not want to miss a Triple ByPass Production. (more...)

Jepack Theatre's ART HEIST Adds Additional Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

In response to a near sell-out season and incredible audience demand, Jetpack Theatre Collective are thrilled to announce additional shows have now been added to the remaining 6 weeks of the Art Heist season! There will be 4 additional show-times on Wednesdays throughout July. (more...)

Two Shows Left for Immersive Experience PSYCHOSICAL Asylum Cabaret at Three Clubs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

This CRAZY immersive experience will take you on a entirely musical journey through the minds of 10 people living with different mental disorders, reminding us that we all experience connection with our own feeling 'crazy'. (more...)

Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)

Photo Flash: Queens Shakespeare & What Dreams May Co. Present ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Following up our successful run of The Terrible Tragedy of Peter Pan and King Lear, Queens Shakespeare and What Dreams May Co are pleased to present Larry Blamire's Robin Hood. Join us for a summer of shield maidens, sheriffs, princes and a prince among Thieves…Oh and did we mention swords. Lots and lots of swords. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, July 6, 2017
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Triple ByPass Productions Presents ADULT ENTERTAINMENT at Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Triple ByPass Productions is excited to play in George F. Walker's world once again. To mount a play by a Canadian playwright at the Toronto Fringe is especially exciting for us! It's a great platform to introduce new people to Walker, and to put up one of his plays that is less often done for his already existing fans. If you crave great acting, storytelling and an exciting night in the theatre, you do not want to miss a Triple ByPass Production. (more...)

Chicago Debuts of YANK! and PERFECT ARRANGEMENT Highlight Pride Films and Plays' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Pride Films and Plays' 2017-18 season - its first full season in residence at the Pride Arts Center - will bring Chicago its first look at three plays that examine gay and lesbian lives in earlier decades of the 20th Century, according to Executive Director David Zak and Artistic Director Nelson Rodriguez. (more...)

Marshmello, Migos, and Machine Gun Kelly Headline Inaugural PRIME Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The event is presented by the founders of Breakaway Music Festival, Prime Social Group, and Common Ground Music Festival, MiEntertainment Group. (more...)

Summer Reads! Children Read to Earn Ticket to PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater, is thrilled to announce a youth reading partnership with the Door County Library in conjunction with its production of the hilarious and swashbuckling play, 'Peter and the Starcatcher' by Rick Elice based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. (more...)

Filming On Disney's Live-Action ALADDIN to Get Underway This August!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

In a new interview with Billboard, award-winning composer and Disney mainstay Alan Menken discusses his upcoming projects for the House of Mouse, including live-action remakes of the classics, THE LITTLE MERMAID and ALADDIN.  (more...)

Premiere Films Coming to the EIGHTH ANNUAL SOHO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

With the SOHO International Film Festival kicking off this Thursday, June 15th and running through Thursday, June 22nd with nearly 80 films being exhibited and making premieres, stars from all walks of life are set to converge on at Village East Cinemas (189 2nd Avenue on 12th Street) for #SOHO8! (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, June 29, 2017
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Microsoft premieres Xbox One X, world's most powerful console
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

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Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Monday, July 10, 2017
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ART HEIST Extends Season with 96 Additional Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Jetpack Theatre Collective's immersive theatre masterpiece, Art Heist, continues amaze and astound audiences and critics alike, and is cementing its place as one of this year's smash hit shows. Despite the season officially being sold out Jetpack are now extending the Art Heist season throughout August - adding an additional 96 performances to meet the overwhelming demand! (more...)

Insomnia Comedy SHEEP to Debut at the White Bear
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

A modern day insom-com that focuses on sleep deprivation, existential angst, alternative realities...  and sheep. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, July 20, 2017
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Illustrator Lydia Monks To Hold Exclusive Illustration Workshop At National Gallery to Celebrate WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Lydia Monks, illustrator of bestselling picture book What the Ladybird Heard, will be holding an exclusive illustration workshop at London's National Gallery to celebrate the West End show, and to introduce the brand-new picture book What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday which is the third installment in the What the Ladybird Heard series. (more...)

Ed Sheeran Joins Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds'Give A Home' Global Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

With just two months to go, Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds have announced that Ed Sheeran is delighted to play in its global concert series Give a Home. (more...)

Ed Sheeran Joins Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds' 'GIVE A HOME' Global Concert Event
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

With just two months to go, Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds have announced that Ed Sheeran is delighted to play in its global concert series Give a Home. Taking place in cities all over the world onSeptember 20, 2017, Sheeran's announcement comes just ahead of the next bulk of additional major artists to be announced in early August. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shoshana Bean, Jesse Eisenberg and More Light Up the Stage in First Ever 24 HOUR MUSICALS: LOS ANGELES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Last night, stars of the stage and screen dazzled a full house at the Theatre at ACE Hotel during the first ever The 24 Hour Musicals: Los Angeles. The event raised money for the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit arm of the Dramatists Guild of America, which advocates for the freedom of expression on behalf of all who are confronting censorship on stages across America. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

VIDEO: Pasek & Paul to Team with Menken on Live-Action ALADDIN; Miranda Confirmed for LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

At the D23 Expo held over the weekend in Anaheim, CA, famed composer Alan Menken confirmed reports that Tony winner Lin Manuel Miranda will be joining him on Disney's highly anticipated live-action THE LITTLE MERMAID remake. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, August 3, 2017
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BWW Review: The Bay Area Premiere of Laura Eason's Meaningful, Timely SEX WITH STRANGERS at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Jul 17, 2017

With fine acting by Carey Urban and Ben Williamson, it captures life in the 2010's like few other plays. (more...)

Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, and Will Smith to Lead Live-Action ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

Disney has found its live-action ALADDIN cast! (more...)

Stella Gonet to Star in the London Revival of John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT, A PARABLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Stella Gonet is to star in Doubt, A Parable by John Patrick Shanley one of the most acclaimed plays in recent memory. (more...)

Striving Artists Theater Company Presents Shakespeare's THE HENRIAD CYCLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Striving Artists Theatre Company will tour their production of Shakespeare's The Henriad - a funny, action-packed blend of four of the bard's most popular histories, directed by Artistic Director Gregory Luzitano and long time Striving Artists alum Jeremy Funke. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Salute the Kings of Swing with the Pasadena Pops
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein puts down the conducting baton and picks up the microphone for one night only to celebrate Swing, the Rat Pack and more on Saturday, July 29 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. (more...)

Company of Thieves to Reunite; Announce Tour + New Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Indie group Company of Thieves announce they will be re-uniting to tour, 10 years after their independently recorded and self-released debut record, “Ordinary Riches” was released. The cult band comprised of Genevieve Schatz, Marc Walloch and Chris Faller will also be releasing a new single this summer, the first song in 6 years. (more...)

THE AMERICAN DREAM by Juan Ramirez, Jr. Hits Broadway Bound Theatre Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The American Dream by Juan Ramirez, Jr. makes the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival! (more...)

Lisa Knapp to Join The Dead Rat Orchestra for Live Film Score Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Dead Rat Orchestra (DRO) take the concept of the live film score to a new level as they tour their acclaimed score to James Holcombe's Tyburnia around the country. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, July 27, 2017
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