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Hoba Hoba Spirit to Bring Powerhouse Mix to Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Hoba Hoba Spirit will bring this powerhouse mix to American audiences in 2014 under the auspices of Center Stage. Center Stage is an exchange program of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. (more...)

BECKETT TRIPTYCH, BETRAYAL, MORTIDO and More Set for State Theatre Company's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

State Theatre Company today announced its 2015 season at a launch held in the Dunstan Playhouse. After a highly successful season to date in 2014, which included 7 Helpmann Award nominations and two wins for the Company's co-production with Windmill Theatre of Pinocchio; sell-out performances and two new box office records, 2015 is set to be another very strong season. (more...)

terraNOVA Collective's 2014-15 Season to Feature Works by Alexandra Collier, Steve Diubaldo & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

terraNOVA Collective, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Jennifer Conley Darling, continues to develop work with and nurture playwrights in its 2014-15 season. (more...)

Joy Behar to Bring ME, MY MOUTH & I Reading to Cherry Lane's 'Tongues' Series, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Cherry Lane Theatre's Tongues: a reading series presents 'Me, My Mouth & I', written and performed by Joy Behar on Tuesday, September 23 at 2pm at Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street, NYC (more...)

PAINTING IN RED to Make World Premiere at the Greenway Court, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Playwrights' Arena, in association with Greenway Arts Alliance at Greenway Court Theatre, presents the World Premiere of PAINTING IN RED by Luis Alfaro, opening Saturday, October 18, 2014. Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera, the production will star Elisa Bocanegra, Cristina Frias, Joe Hernandez-Kolski, Justin Huen, Jayme Lake, West Liang and Rodney To. (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

MadLab Theatre Kicks Off THEATRE ROULETTE 2014 Today
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

MadLab Theatre presents Theatre Roulette 2014! In its fifteenth year, Central Ohio's longest running shorts festival presents 3 very distinct nights of new works rotating over 3 weekends culminating in the final day when all 3 nights of programming are performed. (more...)

FALLEN ANGELS and PIPPI LONGSTOCKING to Play Main Street Theater, June-July 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Main Street Theater's July offerings will include Fallen Angels by Noel Coward and Pippi Longstocking: The Family Musical. Details below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sioux Falls - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Sioux Falls (more...)

Slipstream Theatre Announces Upcoming Season Featuring THE WINTER'S TALE, A DOLL'S HOUSE and More!
by Jillian Gaier - May 30, 2014

Slipstream Theatre Initiative excitedly says "Hello" to the Detroit Area Theatre Scene! Slipstream is a new company founded in Ferndale and focuses on current takes on classical works as well as featuring original works by local playwrights. The mission is simple: use a core ensemble of actors and focus on the intent of the playwright while making viable,contemporary and thought provoking art. The company utilizes some of Detroit's well known talent (as well as several newcomers), a minimalistic technical approach and the area's most unique spaces to cross the divide between old and new. Slipstream will work in conjunction with several companies in the area and is set to perform on most theaters' "dark" nights, offering a weeknight outing for an affordable price while leaving the weekends free for more established companies' seasons. Based in Ferndale but using different venues around the area to suit each show, Slipstream promises to make you rethink what makes something "classical" and what defines "contemporary." (more...)

BAX Announces 2014 Space Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange is excited to announce our 2014 Summer and Fall Space Grant Recipients. The Space Grant Program is designed to give choreographers, playwrights, and multi-disciplinary artists the opportunity to create new work in a setting that is conducive to working deeply and exploring new territory. (more...)

Glass Mind Theatre to Play with Miss Manners in RSVP, 6/6-15
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Time travel might not be first thing that comes to mind when people think of manners; usually it's more like which fork to use when. But, in Glass Mind's production of RSVP, based on Emily Post's Etiquette, you can expect that combination. Director Ann Turiano, who is also leading the cast in the devising process, uses time travel to go back and forth between 1922 and 2014 to look at different ideas of acceptable behavior in the two different eras. (more...)

Alexander Sharp & More to Star in CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Casting has been announced for the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse to Welcome Back Political Players in LONG BEACH HOME COMPANION, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

On June 18 at 5:30 P.M., For the fourth year, politicians, community leaders and actors will gather at the offices of Keesal, Young and Logan to tell stories about Long Beach politics, culture and newsmakers. Tongues firmly in cheek, our Political Players promise to reveal the real truth about all that is happening in town. (more...)

Glass Mind Theatre to Present RSVP, 6/6-15
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Time travel might not be first thing that comes to mind when people think of manners; usually it's more like which fork to use when. But, in Glass Mind's production of RSVP, based on Emily Post's Etiquette, you can expect that combination. Director Ann Turiano, who is also leading the cast in the devising process, uses time travel to go back and forth between 1922 and 2014 to look at different ideas of acceptable behavior in the two different eras. (more...)

Harry Burton to Direct I FOUND MY HORN at the Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Harry Burton will direct a new production of I Found My Horn, a play by Jasper Rees and Jonathan Guy Lewis, at the Trafalgar Studios (Studio 2) from 1 April - 3rd May, with the press night on Wednesday 2 April, 7pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sioux Falls - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Sioux Falls (more...)

IRTE Goes to Court with SMALL CLAIMS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

IRTE, the Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble, continues its third season of improvised shows. After its hit season opener THE SCARY (which Casual Comedy News called 'a terrifying trifecta of laughter, looneys, and even live music'), the NYC-based ensemble of comedy actors and writers returns with its own unique brand of original themed, character-driven improvisational shows performed in rep. tonight, May 17, IRTE opens its second show at The Producers Club, Small Claims. In this courtroom, size matters! Your neighbor ran over your mailbox, your friend won't pay for that concert ticket and your ex left and took your dog. Don't get mad. Take 'em to court IRTE style! (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse to Host Scenery Shop Sale, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

It's garage sale season, and the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will offer its unique take on the tradition with a sale of props, furniture, dresses and more from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 7, at the Playhouse's Scenery Shop, which is located at 2827 Gilbert Ave. (across from Thomson-MacConnell Cadillac). (more...)

Dream Interpreter and Bestselling Author Releases THE MYSTIC AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Shippensburg, Pa (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sioux Falls - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Sioux Falls (more...)

Fandor Announces 2014 QUEER CINEMA SPOTLIGHT for Pride Month
by Movies News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Fandor, the leading curated subscription streaming service and home to the most extensive, expertly-curated LGBTQ library (available here), announces their 2014 Queer Cinema Spotlight for Pride Month. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/30/14 - Jimmy Awards, New 'Roxie', Shakespeare in America, Sing for Pride and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 30, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CHICAGO gets a new Roxie, the Jimmys are tonight, go UP CLOSE with SUBMISSIONS ONLY, and talk Shakespeare will celebs at the Delacorte! (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2nd Edition of Sound + Vision Documentary Series
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the second edition of Sound + Vision, the annual documentary series that explores a diverse range of music, artists, genres, and styles from all over the world. (more...)

IRTE Continues its 2014 Season of Improvised Comedies with THE MAGIC ZOO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014

IRTE, the Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble, continues its third season of improvised shows with The Magic Zoo. Come see the group critics are calling 'Completely unique' (Heather Boddy, THESPI-HONEST), 'radical and theatrical fun!' (Imani Johnson, The High 5 Review), and 'remarkable,' (Lillian Rodriguez, Film Annex)! (more...)

Harry Christophers and The Sixteen Release 5th Disc in Their Palestrina Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Harry Christophers and The Sixteen continue their exploration of Palestrina's great work with the fifth disc in their celebrated series. The new album features a selection of Palestrina's music for Pentecost including his Missa Iam Christus astra ascenderat. Palestrina, Volume 5 on The Sixteen's own CORO label is available this month from Allegro Classical. (more...)

Hilltop Hoods to Play Fox Theatre, 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Radio 1190's Basementalism and Z2 Entertainment will present Hilltop Hoods at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, September 4th, 2014. Tickets are on sale Friday, June 20th at 12:00 PM for $18.00 in advance or $20.00 day of show. (more...)

The Kitchen Presents THE REHEARSAL, 6/25-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

From June 25 to August 1, The Kitchen will present The Rehearsal, a group exhibition in which Courtesy the Artists, Discoteca Flaming Star and Georgia Sagri revisit an unreleased film by blacklisted, American film maker Jules Dassin. Filmed 40 years ago in the building that is now The Kitchen, Dassin's film, also tilted The Rehearsal, is a cinematic indictment of the Greek military junta (1967-74) and features Dassin, his wife, Greek actress Melina Mercouri, along with Laurence Olivier, Olympia Dukakis, Arthur Miller and Lillian Hellman, among others. For this exhibition, the artists will engage the themes, resonances and Brechtian structures of Dassin's work placing them in conversation with recent narratives of collective action for autonomy on the global stage. (more...)

2014 FURY Factory Festival to Kick Off July 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

FoolsFURY, 'one of the brightest stars of the San Francisco experimental theater scene' (San Francisco Arts Monthly), is pleased to announce the program for the fifth FURY Factory festival of ensemble theater, July 6 - 20, 2014. (more...)

BROTHER DEGE to Tour in Support of New Album 'Scorched Earth Policy'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Ever since his music has been featured in Quentin Tarantino's film Django Unchained as well as the Discovery Channel and the National Geographic Channel, Brother Dege (AKA Dege Legg) can no longer lay claim to being 'one of the best kept secrets in the Deep South.' (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

On June 18 at 5:30 P.M., In news that has shocked Long Beach insiders, Doug Otto has stepped in to replace Patrick O'Donnell in the Fourth Annual Political Players Radio Show, a popular fundraising event for the Long Beach Playhouse. (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project to Launch 2014-15 Season with OWNERS, 10/2-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to launch its 2014-15 season with the savagely funny play OWNERS by groundbreaking British playwright Caryl Churchill, directed by Co-Artistic Director Jeffry Stanton, playing October 2 - November 2, 2014 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

VIDEO: Joywave Perform 'Tongues' on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

On last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, musical guest Joywave performed their song 'Tongues' for the live studio audience. Check out the performance below! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (more...)

Kent Tritle's 2014-15 Season to Feature Verdi's REQUIEM, World Premieres with Musica Sacra and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

A performance of Verdi's Requiem that is a tripartite collaboration highlights the 2014-15 season of Kent Tritle, called 'New York's reigning choral conductor' by The New York Times. In an event emblematic of Kent's multiple roles in the city's choral life, he will conduct a performance of the massive work by the Oratorio Society of New York, of which he is Music Director, and the Symphony and Symphonic Chorus of the Manhattan School of Music, where he is Director of Choral Activities, in the grand space of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, where he is Director of Cathedral Music and Organist -- with a new choral configuration that features the more-than-250 singers on risers in the cathedral's Great Choir space. (more...)

Photo Flash: Main Street Theater Extends FALLEN ANGELS Through August 10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Main Street Theater is extending its production of Noel Coward's Fallen Angels through August 10. 4 performances have been added: Thursday, August 7 at 7:30pm, Friday, August 8 at 8pm; Saturday, August 9 at 8pm; Sunday, August 10 at 3pm. Scroll down for a look at the production! (more...)

Gary Walker's GREEN EYES JUST LIKE YOU AND ME Set for United Solo Festival, 11/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

A story of one unusual family's collective open heart, Green Eyes, Just Like You and Me explores why "doing the right thing" isn't always necessarily the right thing to do. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Resonant FISHERS OF HOPE (TAWARET) a Step in the Right Direction for the Baxter
by David Fick - Jul 17, 2014

Acclaimed South African writer-director Lara Foot's new play deals with the specific trials and tribulations of the fishing community of western Kenya, telling a story that holds a great deal of resonance for us here in South Africa, without being drowned out by our own socio-political history and situation. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company to Present Brendan Cowell's THE SUBLIME, Opening 28 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Footy, sex scandals and power are put under the spotlight in The Sublime, a provocative new play commissioned by Melbourne Theatre Company from award-winning actor and writer Brendan Cowell. Opening Thursday 28 August 2014 at Arts Centre Melbourne, Fairfax Studio, The Sublime cuts through the media-managed world of professional football to the human flaws that threaten to bring everything undone. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

California Shakespeare Theater announced today that it will present the world premiere of The Great Tragedies: Mike Daisey Takes on Shakespeare, October 2 through October 12 at the Bruns Amphitheater. (more...)

TO THE BONE, JUAREZ and More Set for 2014 THEATER:VILLAGE Festival, Running 9/4-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The OBIE Award-winning Theater:Village festival, which is presented by Axis Theatre, Cherry Lane Theatre, New Ohio Theatre, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, returns for its second year, September 4 - October 5. Following last year's The Hill Town Plays, which presented five works by the playwright Lucy Thurber, this year's festival, titled E Pluribus, will feature four new plays celebrating the diversity of America. (more...)

New Poetry Book Inspires Healing From Loss
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

QUEENSLAND, Australia (more...)

EST/Youngblood, F*It Club, Naked Angels, Studio 42 and Waterwell to Stage GAP PRESENTS! THE GREEN PLAYS, 9/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, joins acclaimed partner companies EST/Youngblood, Naked Angels, Studio 42, and Waterwell at The Green Building in Brooklyn with GAP Presents! The Green Plays, five new short plays by Hanna Cheek/Lauren Cregor Devine/Rodney Gardiner/Kevin Townley (Waterwell/ Goodbar), Meaghan Deans (Studio 42/ Ashore, Internet Famous), Jason Kim (Naked Angels/ HBO's Girls), Victor Lesniewski (F*It Club/ Cloven Tongues), and Chris Sullivan (EST/Youngblood/ Metro Cards). (more...)

BWW Recap: INTRUDERS Premiere Erupts with Mystery and Murder
by Courtney Henley - Aug 24, 2014

The verdict is in: BBC America has a hit on its hands with “Intruders.” The new paranormal sci-fi thriller, based off of the Michael Marshall Smith novel of the same name, wastes no time launching viewers into the action. While many genre shows (and at it's heart, “Intruders” is very much a genre show) overload audiences with difficult to follow plots and science references that fly over the heads of even the most educated viewers, Glen Morgan and his team manage to walk that fine line between over-complicated and painfully bland, creating an intelligently intricate show that encourages viewer participation…and that is also just plain fun to watch. (more...)

New Ohio Theatre and Theatre 167 to Present 'I LIKE TO BE HERE: JACKSON HEIGHTS REVISITED', 9/6-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

New Ohio Theatre and Theatre 167 proudly present the World Premiere of I Like To Be Here: Jackson Heights Revisited, or, This Is A Mango, conceived and directed by Ari Laura Kreith, and written by Jenny Lyn Bader, J.Stephen Brantley, Ed Cardona, Jr., Les Hunter, Tom Miller, Melisa Tien, and Joy Tomasko. The play is part of the 2nd annual Theater:Village Festival, and runs from September 6 - 27, 2014 in a limited engagement at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Previews begin September 6 for a September 8 opening. (more...)

by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 15, 2014

Today we are kickin' up our heels for the just announced 2015 Broadway return of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS. (more...)

THE FLOUERS O'EDINBURGH to Open at Finborough Theatre on 2 September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Robert McLellan's The Flouers o'Edinburgh opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 2 September 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 4 September 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Yappn and VOX Create Global Partnership for Brands, Talent and Social Influencers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Yappn Corp. ('Yappn' or 'Company') (OTCQB:YPPN), the real-time language technology that allows members of the global community to communicate online, conduct e-commerce and facilitate customer services across nearly 70 languages, is pleased to announce a significant global partnership agreement with Los Angeles based, VOX, Inc. ('VOX'), a talent agency specializing in celebrity endorsements, voice-overs, animation, gaming and emerging technologies. Most recently, VOX has formed strategic relationships with social media companies who are building innovative platforms, influencer networks and multi-channel networks on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sioux Falls - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Sioux Falls (more...)

Ron De Jesus Dance Brings HYPER HUMAN to Ruth Page Center for the Arts This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Ron De Jesus Dance presents its first full evening of dance in Chicago this weekend, April 25 and 26 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts (1016 North Dearborn Street, Chicago). 'Hyper Human' is a mixed repertory program of six works, by notable guest choreographers Arte Phillips and Benjamin Millepied, in addition to RDJD artistic director and Chicago native Ron De Jesus. Acclaimed Chicago jazz vocalist Paul Marinaro performs live the score for a world premiere suite of dances by De Jesus, Without a Song... Mic Check 1, 2. (more...)

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