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Award-Winning Immersive Theatre Company Jetpack Theatre Presents ART HEIST
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

One of Sydney's most prolific and daring theatre companies, Jetpack Theatre Collective, with multi-award winning director Jim Fishwick at the helm, are set to offer audiences yet another totally immersive, outside-the-box theatrical experience! (more...)

BWW Review: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, VOL 2 is Marvel at its Comedic and Emotional Best
by Matt Tamanini - May 5, 2017

I settled into a screening of VOL. 2, it was with a twinge of nervousness that the sequel would not live up to the original's greatness and impact. While I doubt that GUARDIANS 2 will do much of anything to reinvent the now familiar narratives of silly superhero movies, in many ways, the follow-up (more...)

Cher to Receive Icon Award & Perform 'Believe' on 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2017

dick clark productions and ABC today announced Cher, the Oscar-winning pop music legend and three-time Billboard Music Awards winner, will be honored with the prestigious ICON Award at the 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

Full Line-Up Announced for Festival at the Farm
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Six Chair Productions has announced the line-up for the 2017 Festival at the Farm, taking place at Prowse Farm in Canton, Mass. on September 16 and 17, 2017. (more...)

Connie Guzzo-McParland's THE WOMEN OF SATURN to Host 1980s Revival Book Launch Party at the Rialto
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Join awarded writer Connie Guzzo-McParland (The Girls of Piazza d'Amore, 2013) for live music, book readings and dancing - a book launch like you've never experienced before. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Lewis Carroll's THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

RGM productions today announces the full cast for the West End premiere of The Hunting of the Snark, a brand-new family musical inspired by the creator of Alice in Wonderland's beloved classic poem. (more...)

Showbiz Legend Bill Kenwright Signs Joe Mcelderry For Brand New Album: SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Following his performance on ITV1's Tonight At The Palladium last night, much-loved singer and actor Joe McElderry revealed that he will be releasing a brand new album this summer on Bill Kenwright's record label, BK Records. (more...)

2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017


BWW's On This Day - May 23, 2017
by - May 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Pete Holmes Stars in CRASHING: The Complete First Season, Available on Blu-ray & DVD 8/1
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

This summer, the irreverently funny, new HBO® hit series that “hits all the right notes” (Vanity Fair) and “delights at every turn” (TIME) will be available to take home on Blu-rayTM and DVD. (more...)

BWW Interview: Scott Cote as Brother Jeremiah in SOMETHING ROTTEN on Tour
by Kathy Strain - May 16, 2017

When Nick and Nigel Bottom decided they wanted to write a new hit play, they knew they had a lot of work ahead of them. With William Shakespeare as their competition, they knew they had to be new and innovative. The hilarious show SOMETHING ROTTEN is an original musical comedy with a book by John O'Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick and music and lyrics by Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick. It follows their adventures in writing the first musical and the cast of characters that add to the humor of the show. Scott Cote plays Brother Jeremiah and can be called the 'villain' of the show. BWW caught up with Scott as he prepares to come to Austin, Texas with the cast to share this fun show. (more...)

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes Star In VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

TRH Productions will present Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur this autumn for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. This critically-acclaimed two-hander will run from 6 October to 9 December with opening night for press on 17 October. (more...)

Build the Ultimate War Machine and Become Star of the Arena in New Game from Cut the Rope Creators
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017


iMobie Updates PhoneClean 5 with Erase Clean to Wipe iPhone Data Permanently for 100% Safeguard Against Identity Theft
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017


Butoh Dance, Performance Art and Music Come to Coney Island USA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

On Sunday, April 2 only, dancer and master teacher Diego Piñon will present an "offering" toward bridging cultures and healing the disharmony that has developed between North and South, between Mexico and the United States. (more...)

VEVO Premieres One Of A Kind Global Video 'Ringer' Video From The Unlikely Candidates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Today, VEVO is world premiering the new music video from Fort Worth, TX alternative rock band, The Unlikely Candidates for their song “Ringer.” (more...)

Comerica Bank and Iron Mountain to Host Seventh Annual 'Shred Day DFW' on Saturday, April 29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017


Maclocks First to Announce New iPad Lock and Security Case
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017


Warner Bros. Records Announce Exclusive Vinyl Releases for 10th Anniversary Record Store Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Warner Bros. Records is proud to reveal the exclusive titles that will be available on Saturday, April 22nd, universally recognized as Record Store Day. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017


by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2017


Jacqueline M. Kastberg Releases 'The Elemental Guardians Book II: City of Thieves'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Jacqueline M. Kastberg, a New York-based writer with a passion for ancient cultures and the classics, has completed her new book 'The Elemental Guardians Book II: City of Thieves': a gripping and potent battle between good and evil in a rugged, elemental landscape of dragons, eagles and other fantastical beings locked in a deadly struggle for survival. (more...)

Seclore Listed as 'Representative Vendor' in Recent Gartner Market Guide Report on Enterprise Digital Rights Management (EDRM)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017


Signature to Stage Works by Suzan-Lori Parks, Dominique Morisseau, Stephen Adly Guirgis and Edward Albee in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The 2017-18 Signature Theatre Season will feature plays by three Pulitzer Prize-winners and the New York premiere of a play by one of its new Residency Five playwrights, the company announced today. (more...)

Lisa Lisa to Launch 2017 Downtown Urban Arts Festival at Joe's Pub; Lineup announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF), presented by Creative Ammo Inc., is a renowned multi-disciplinary arts event with cultural offerings in theater, film, music and poetry held annually during the spring at venues in downtown Manhattan, NYC. (more...)

'Operation: Stop Scams' Protects Philadelphians from ID Theft
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2017


British Comedic Legend Tommy Maitland to Host ABC's Talent Competition THE GONG SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

British comedic legend Tommy Maitland has been announced to host ABC's irreverent talent show competition THE GONG SHOW, which premieres on THURSDAY, JUNE 22 at 10:00 p.m. EDT. (more...)

E FUN Nextbook Tablets to Include Digital Safety USA's Revolutionary Point-of-Sale Activation Digital Asset Protection Solution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017


New Dating App iReal Has No Room for Catfish and Scammers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017


ZeptoLab's C.A.T.S. Is the Most Popular Free App in the US App Store on the First Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017


New Service PitchFork Confirms Breached Passwords
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017


BWW Reviews: A Glitzy, Entertaining ALADDIN
by Misha Davenport - Apr 20, 2017

BWW Reviews: A Glitzy, Entertaining ALADDIN (more...)

Casting Announced for No.11 Productions' Reading of QUEST FOR THE WEST: ADVENTURES OF THE OREGON TRAIL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

No.11 Productions is presenting an invited reading of their interactive musical comedy Quest for the West: Adventures on the Oregon Trail! on May 8 and 9 in midtown Manhattan. Ryan Emmons (Groundhog Day, Matilda, Ghost) directs and Enrico de Trizio (Dear Evan Hanson, Mamma Mia) Music Directs. The cast is John Bambery, Jennifer Blood* (Matilda, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Violet), Julie Congress, Steven Conroy* (AMC's Turn), Scott Raymond Johnson* and Danny Tieger* (Matilda). (more...)

Will Smith In Talks to Play Genie in Disney's Upcoming Live-Action ALADDIN
by Movies News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Will Smith is currently in discussions to take on the iconic role of Genie in Disney's upcoming live-action ALADDIN. The role was made famous by late comedian Robin Williams in the studio's 1992 animated film. (more...)

ZeptoLab's C.A.T.S.: Crash Arena Turbo Stars - Now Available on iOS and Android
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017


50 Cent to Executive Produce New Original Drama for Crackle THE OATH
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Today, at the Crackle upfront presentation held at Sony Square NYC, the streaming service greenlit their new scripted original drama, THE OATH (WT) written and created by former Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy Joe Halpin (more...)

Go Rafting with the Bands at West Virginia's Mountain Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Mountain Music Festival (June 1, 2, and 3, 2017), hosted by ACE Adventure Resort in Oak Hill, WV, has confirmed that they will be hosting a "once-in-a-lifetime" half-day whitewater rafting trip with fan favorites Twiddle and Big Something on Saturday, June 3, 2017. (more...)

Comedy Central Announces 2017-18 Development Slate Including 9 Pilot Orders
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Comedy Central today released its 2017-2018 development slate, including three series pick-ups and nine pilot orders. (more...)

This Saturday Is 10th Anniversary of Record Store Day!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

This Saturday, April 22, is the 10th Anniversary of Record Store Day. WBR - an official sponsor of RSD - is very pleased to release a wonderment of delicious ear-treasures pressed on 7' and 12' vinyl. (more...)

Earl Billings to Star in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY at True Colors Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company presents the Atlanta premiere of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winning dramedy, Between Riverside and Crazy written by Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Eric J. Little. (more...)

Today's Biggest Hits to Be Featured On 'NOW That's What I Call Music! 62'; Out 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

NOW That's What I Call Music!, the world's best-selling multi-artist album series, presents today's biggest hits on NOW That's What I Call Music! 62, to be released May 5. (more...)

ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The ABC Television Network has announced summer premiere dates for limited series “Somewhere Between,” drama series “Still Star-Crossed,” and documentary “The Story of Diana.” Summer Fun & Games Return with new alternative series “The Gong Show,” “Boy Band,” “Steve Harvey's FUNDERDOME” and “Battle of the Network Stars.” (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 13: Happy Birthday, Liz Callaway!
by Stage Tube - Apr 13, 2017

Broadway's Liz Callaway recently hit Chicago for a concert series focused around her album 'The Essential Liz Callaway.' Prior to her performances, she made a stop at Chicago Tonight  where she chatted about her career, family, and things she learned along the way. Then she treated audiences with a performance of ANASTASIA's 'Journey to the Past.' Check out the original voice of the animated Anastasia perform the number below! (more...)

Fred Carmichael's EXIT THE BODY Opens Next Month at Town Players
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Town Players of Newtown kicks off the 2017 season with EXIT THE BODY, a farce by Fred Carmichael, on Friday May 12 at The Little Theatre. (more...)

Generali Global Assistance Publishes Whitepaper on the Rise of Phishing and Other Scams During Tax Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017


Rising Phoenix Repertory Announces New DPS Edition of SLIPPING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Daniel Talbott's SLIPPING was hailed by the Advocate as one of the top ten plays in NYC the year it premiered at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, in a production starring Seth Numrich and Adam Driver. (more...)

Ian Merrill Peakes to Take on Title Role in TIMON OF ATHENS at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Folger Theatre concludes its very successful 25th anniversary season this spring with Shakespeare's gripping tragedy Timon of Athens. (more...)

MONUMENTAL PICTURES continues acquisitions and licensing of films, including ATOMIC BLONDE & Others in Ukraine
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017


DUAF presents Karen Ludwig's WHERE WAS I?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF), an annual multi-disciplinary arts event -- with cultural offerings in theater, film, music and poetry -- presented in various downtown Manhattan venues, kicked off on Saturday, April 8th with a sold-out concert from legendary chart-topper Lisa Lisa ("I Wonder If I Take You Home," "Can You Feel the Beat," "All Cried Out," "Head to Toe," "Lost in Emotion") at Joe's Pub at The Public. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway's Liz Callaway Talks Concert Tour, Anastasia & More!
by Kevin Pollack - Apr 10, 2017

Broadway's Liz Callaway recently returned home to her native Chicago to perform her concert 'Broadway and Beyond' at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center. BWW's Kevin Pollack sat down with Liz to talk about her career, family and more! Listen to the interview here! (more...)

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