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BWW TV: The Ensemble Company of Broadway-Bound JITNEY Meets the Press!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 30, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), will begin previews Wednesday, December 28 ahead of a Thursday, January 19 opening night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at August Wilson's JITNEY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Only one of the ten plays in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's masterful The American Century Cycle has never been seen on Broadway - until now. JITNEY is now in previews at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) for a Thursday, January 19 opening night. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!  (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre Announces Schedule of Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

WBT has announced its schedule of upcoming special events. See the entire lineup below. With questions visit: www.BroadwayTheatre.com  (more...)

Broadway Classic WEST SIDE STORY Set for Extended Run at The Wick Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Wick Theatre will present the timeless and groundbreaking 1957 Broadway smash, West Side Story. This season's most requested production has already been extended and will run January 12 - February 26, 2017. The gala opening night is set for Saturday, January 14. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park heats up winter with a hothouse production of the beloved, campy classic Little Shop of Horrors, running in the Robert S. Marx Theatre Jan. 21 through Feb. 19. (more...)

The Center for Jewish History Announces March and April 2017 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Highlights of the new season include new courses on Holocaust education and Spinoza's Ethics, a Passover workshop for all ages inspired by historical garments, a day of programs for and about Jewish children and the 20th New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival. (more...)

COMMON THREADS a New Production from Team Two Entertainment, Filmed in Tucson, Captures Soul of Southwest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

From Team Two Entertainment, the production company behind successful films including "Ambush at Dark Canyon," "A Country Christmas" and "Born Wild," music videos with millions of views for country music star Randy Houser ("Like a Cowboy" and "We Went") and the forthcoming feature film "You're Gonna Miss Me" (starring country superstar Kix Brooks and John Schneider), comes "Common Threads," a heartfelt story set in the Old West, filmed at the one-of-a-kind locations of Old Tucson.  (more...)

Opera-Theater Work AGING MAGICIAN, Featuring Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Coming to New Victory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Co-created by Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Julian Crouch (Hedwig and the Angry Inch; The Addams Family; Shockheaded Peter, New Vic 1999; Wolves in the Walls, New Vic 2007), Grammy Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Rinde Eckert (Renee Fleming VOICES, Orpheus X, Horizon, And God Created Great Whales) and composer and National Sawdust and VisionIntoArt Director Paola Prestini (Gilgamesh, Labyrinth Installation Concertos, The Hubble Cantata), Aging Magician makes its Off-Broadway Premiere at The New Victory Theater from March 3-12, 2017. (more...)

University Of Michigan Museum Of Art Celebrates Bicentennial With Major Exhibition, 7/1-10/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Commemorating the University of Michigan's Bicentennial in 2017, University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) has organized a major exhibition drawn from the collections of University alumni. (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY to Make West Coast Premiere at triangle productions!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The West Coast Premiere of the hit off-Broadway musical FOREVER DUSTY opens February 2nd and runs through February 25th at triangle productions! (more...)

Discover the Rare Beauty of Szymanowski's Music in an Intimate Concert Setting
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Opera Australia is celebrating the work of 20th century Polish composer Karol Szymanowski with an intimate, one-off concert following the Australian premiere of his stunning opera, King Roger, at the Sydney Opera House. (more...)

Photo Coverage: August Wilson's JITNEY Takes Broadway Bows At Last!
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEY
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: JITNEY Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage Readings of 'i' by Jeff Talbott
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company presents 'i' as part of the 2016-2017 Play-by-Play season. The staged readings will take place at the Dumke Auditorium of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) on Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28, 2017.  'i' is a mysterious love story about the Threads that bind us together, set a couple days after tomorrow. (more...)

Review Roundup: August Wilson's JITNEY- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Jan 19, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opens tonight at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).  (more...)

Hail a Cab for August Wilson's JITNEY, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

A friendly reminder! The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opens tomorrow, today January 19, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Golden Thread Productions Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, continues the celebration of its 20th anniversary with an ambitious and truly international season of new work featuring artists and stories from or about Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, Palestine, Turkey, Iraq, Armenia, Japan, England, and the U.S. (more...)

Ashley Carter and More Join Cast of A Classic Theatre's FOR THE LOVE OF SHAKESPEARE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

A Classic Theatre announces the cast of their next production, For the Love of Shakespeare! As theaters around the world celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare, ACT offers a tribute to the Bard with this comedic trio of one-acts. Follow the antics of this company of actors as they explore Shakespeare's world with tongue firmly planted in cheek. The one-acts include "The Dark Lady of the Sonnets" by George Bernard Shaw, "SHAKESappear!" by Milton E. Polsky, and "Something Rotten in Denmark" by Ann Karine (aka Annie G.). (more...)

Sonia Almeida to Exhibit at Condo 2017 in London
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Sonia Almeida's presentation at Condo 2017 combines a new tapestry installation along with works on paper and continues her exploration into the mechanics of communication, on view January 14 - February 12, 2017 at The Approach 1st Floor, 47 Approach Road, Bethnal Green, London E2 9LY. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from August Wilson's JITNEY on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2017

Only one of the ten plays in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's masterful The American Century Cycle has never been seen on Broadway - until now. JITNEY is now in previews at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) for a Thursday, January 19 opening night. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park heats up winter with a hothouse production of the beloved, campy classic Little Shop of Horrors, running in the Robert S. Marx Theatre Jan. 21 through Feb. 19. (more...)

Swiftype Launches AI-Powered Content Discovery Engine For Enterprise Users
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

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BWW Review: CINDERELLA at The Playhouse - A Lavish, Luxurious Production Fit For Any Age!
by Greer Firestone - Feb 9, 2017

This is not the CINDERELLA from our childhood. Wise people reconfigured the fantasy tale into a lavish contemporary production that coalesced with gorgeous and stunning technical aspects that make this a memorable theatrical experience for any age. (more...)

Triskelion Arts to Present MMDC & BodyStories in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Triskelion Arts presents MMDC & BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance - A Shared Evening of New Work at The Muriel Schulman Theatre at Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 (Entrance on Banker Street), on March 11 & 12, 2017 at 8pm with a Families Welcome Matinee on March 12 at 4pm. (more...)

BWW Review: MATILDA Brings Music, Mischief, and Magic
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 3, 2017

Matilda, her schoolmates, and some outrageously self-absorbed adults have descended upon the San Diego San Diego Civic Theatre through February 5th. (more...)

T. D. Otis Releases DREAM DEEP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

T. D. Otis, a video game enthusiast, avid reader, devoted writer and published author, has completed his new book 'Dream Deep': a gripping and potent work of poetry that explores the ideas of self-acceptance, faith and romance. Read through a roller-coaster of ideas presented in a passionately crafted and vividly illustrated collection of poems. (more...)

Actor Dean Cameron Brings His Hilarious Creation, THE NIGERIAN SPAM SCAM, to The Space
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

We've all received the email…you know, the one with a Nigerian prince and/or diplomat begging for help and needing a bank account for upwards of $100 million.  While most of us hit delete, writer and performer Dean Cameron did something about it.  It's this humorous creation of the popular email con, "The Nigerian Spam Scam Scam," that makes its way to The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) for a three-performance engagement onFriday, March 31 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 1 at 7 and 10 p.m.  Produced by Mark Shunock and Brandon Ellyson, "The Nigerian Spam Scam Scam" is on sale now online at www.thespacelv.com.  (more...)

Time Zone Theatre Ltd Announces Cast of THREADS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

It's been 5 years. Vic's moved on. Charlie's a medical mystery. And nothing's making sense. Held together by their past, torn apart by their present and unsure if there even is a future. Their explosive encounter makes them question everything they know and ask why they can't break free of the Threads that bind them together. David Lane's thrilling two-hander explores love, loss and what happens when life goes on, but you can't. (more...)

The Lark Announces 2017 Van Lier New Voices Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Lark has announced playwrights Brittany K. Allen and Christina Quintana have been selected as the recipients of the 2017 Van Lier New Voices Fellowship. (more...)

Norah Jones to Lead Benefit Concert at The Bell House 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Norah Jones will play an intimate March 22 benefit concert at the Bell House in Brooklyn, NY. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Child Life Program in the Pediatrics Department of The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Tickets go on sale at 3:00pm ET today HERE.  (more...)

Showtime to Release Documentary ERIC CLAPTON: A LIFE IN 12 BARS in 2018
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Showtime Documentary Films will release the new documentary ERIC CLAPTON: A LIFE IN 12 BARS, an unflinching and deeply personal journey into the life of the legendary musician. (more...)

BWW Review: Fiasco Theater Gets Creative with INTO THE WOODS at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Dec 9, 2016

While those seeking a similarly scaled production to the original Broadway production (or even the revival) might leave the Eisenhower Theatre somewhat disappointed, those open to experiencing a new interpretation of the familiar material might leave feeling they've had an opportunity to look at an old favorite with new eyes. Perhaps they might better appreciate what drew them to the story in the first place. (more...)

THE RAMBLING FEMINIST Returns to Australia
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

A white woman walks out into the world with her backpack and her feminist ideology. (more...)

JITNEY Helmer Ruben Santiago-Hudson Will Be Honored in Harlem This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

First Corinthian Baptist Church Dream Center in association with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, HARLEM WEEK, Harlem Arts Alliance New Heritage Theatre Group, and Walk Tall Girl Productions on Wednesday, December 7 at 7PM at Harlem Hospital's Mural Pavilion, 136th Street and Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Avenue) presents An Evening with Ruben Santiago-Hudson: Celebrating the Broadway directorial debut of August Wilson's Jitney, opening January 19, 2017. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere 'By Sidney Lumet', 1/3
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Prolific and versatile filmmaker Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) made 44 films in 50 years, earning the Academy Honorary Award for lifetime achievement after four Oscar nominations. (more...)

11 Superb New Theatrical Experiences from 2016
by Charles Quittner - Dec 31, 2016

New York theatre stuck it to the patriarchy this year with healthy-for-the-soul offerings like A 24 Decade History of Popular Music, O, Earth, The Wolves, and more! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/3/2016
by - Dec 3, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/3/2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Portrait of a Neighborhood - JITNEY Begins Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Performances begin tonight, Wednesday, December 28, for the Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean). The limited engagement of August Wilson's Jitney opens Thursday, January 19 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down for a portrait of the cast! (more...)

New Reality Show JUST FACE IT Now Streaming on Amazon Prime
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Gas Money Pictures has released it's first reality show. Available for streaming on Amazon Prime, JUST FACE IT gives an uncensored look at an unusual medical spa owner and her family and friends, as they embark on a series of hilarious misadventures. (more...)

Anne Clyne Selected For Music Alive Three-Year Residency Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Berkeley Symphony and composer Anna Clyne have been chosen from a field of 59 applicant pairs to participate in a three-year composer-orchestra residency program, Music Alive, created by the League of American Orchestras and New Music USA. Berkeley Symphony and Clyne are one of only five composer-orchestra pairs to be selected by their peers, who represent a cross-section the U.S. orchestra world. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS Kicks Off New Season with Premiere of BY SIDNEY LUMET, 1/3
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

AMERICAN MASTERS: BY SIDNEY LUMET premieres nationwide Tuesday, January 3 at 8 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and features a new, exclusive interview with Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-nominated actor Treat Williams, who starred in Lumet's Prince of the City, afterward. (more...)

HAMILTON Designer David Korins to Design Installation for Sotheby's 'Americana Week'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Sotheby's has announced that David Korins, Tony-nominated set designer for Hamilton the musical and the recently-opened Dear Evan Hansen - among his many other accomplishments - will serve as Creative Director for Sotheby's Americana Week. David will design a multi-floor installation in our New York headquarters, responding to the centuries of American history and craftsmanship on view. The Americana Week exhibitions open to the public 11 January. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Sings Out at Open Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Dec 16, 2016

Stuart Landon directs perennial favorite Nick Hughes as Scrooge, in a timely adaptation of the classic story (more...)

BWW TV: See South African Holiday Celebration SING! in Action at Theater at St. Clement's
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 15, 2016

'SING! A SOUTH AFRICAN AND AMERICAN MUSICAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION' is currently playing through January 1 at The Theater at St. Clement's. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

The Center for Jewish History Announces January & February 2017 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Highlights include a talk on Jewish Refugees in 1938 East-Central Europe, a look at the transformation of the Strashun Library, the true story of a panther who escaped from the Bronx Zoo, and music from Jewish Austrian emigres who moved to New York City. (more...)

Nat Geo to Premiere New Episodes of THE STORY OF GOD WITH MORGAN FREEMAN, 1/16
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Prophets, spiritual enlightenment and the afterlife - they are mysteries as old as time. National Geographic and Revelations Entertainment seek clarity on some of humanity's biggest questions in season two of the Emmy-nominated hit series THE STORY OF GOD WITH MORGAN FREEMAN (more...)

Sue McLean and Associates and Northrop Present NORAH JONES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Norah Jones first emerged on the world stage with the February 2002 release of Come Away With Me, her self-described 'moody little record' that introduced a singular new voice and grew into a global phenomenon, sweeping the 2003 Grammy Awards and signaling a paradigm shift away from the prevailing pop music of the time. Since then, Norah has sold over 45 million albums worldwide and become a 9-time Grammy-winner.  (more...)

Norah Jones Announces Performance at the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Norah Jones has announced additional North American tour dates for 2017 including a performance at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: Stoneham Theatre's Spirited MAME Just in Time for Christmas
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 1, 2016

Kathy St. George may be diminutive in stature, but she is a feisty force of nature as the title character in MAME at Stoneham Theatre. Mary Callanan returns from Broadway and national tours to play her sidekick Vera, and ten-year-old triple threat Cameron Levesque plays her precocious nephew Patrick. One of Jerry Herman's great works, MAME is a joyous celebration of living life with brio and without apologies. (more...)

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