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'Wake up with Cala', the new book by Ismael Cala, explores the quest for balance in life
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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French Prog Ensemble Yang Release Highly Anticipated 3rd Album ¬"The Failure of Words¬"
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Founded by Frédéric L'Epée in 2002 (previously founder of the bands Shylock in the 70's and Philharmonie in the 90's), Yang is an instrumental quartet which compositions melt guitar counterpoints, odd time signatures, New Music with a hint of oriental modes all together with a powerful rock pulse. (more...)

Emmy Winning Comedy MONK Joins Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Lineup
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, the fastest growing network in the Crown Media Family Networks portfolio, announces the acquisition of the off-network comedy series MONK from NBCUniversal. (more...)

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Celebrate Immigration and More This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents a number of unique shows this spring and summer as part of its 2017 season - the company's 102nd consecutive season. (more...)

Documentary ROBERT KLEIN STILL CAN'T STOP HIS LEG to Make TV Debut on Starz, 3/31
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Starz announced today the documentary, ROBERT KLEIN STILL CAN'T STOP HIS LEG, directed by respected journalist and longtime film critic, Marshall Fine, and executive produced by Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein and David Glasser, will make its national television debut on Friday, March 31st (more...)

THE FLICK, THE TEMPEST, 1984 Among Jobsite Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jobsite Theater has announces the 2017-18 season, our 15th as resident theater company of the Straz Center in downtown Tampa. (more...)

Piedmont Players to Present SISTER ACT This Spring; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Meroney Theater Box Office will open for SISTER ACT on the following dates. (more...)

Award-Winning Retro Productions Presents AND MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Award-winning Retro Productions, under the Artistic Direction of Heather E. Cunningham, will present the critically acclaimed play, And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little. The production runs May 5th through May 20th at the Gene Frankel Theatre. Shay Gines, a Founding Executive Director of the New York Innovative Theatre Awards, directs. This is the 50th anniversary of And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little. The play was originally produced in Los Angles in 1967, and in 1971 the comedy opened on Broadway at the Morosco Theatre. (more...)

Fox Theatre Celebrates 25th Anniversary this March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

On March 6, 1992, the Fox Theatre opened it's doors to the public with a performance from The Meters. Started by a group of young men - James and Charles Hambleton, Dave MacKenzie, Jon O'Leary, Don Strasburg - and the sage-like Dicke Sidman, the Fox Theatre quickly grew from "the little club that could" into a Touchstone of the music community. (more...)

BWW Interview: Anisa George and HOLDEN at New Ohio Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 4, 2017

New Ohio Theatre will present a remounting of George & Co.'s 'Holden,' directed by Anisa George and written by Anisa George in collaboration with the ensemble. Originally developed at the 2015 Ice Factory Festival, 'Holden' will be performed from January 5th to January 14th. Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Anisa George. (more...)

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Presents 2017 Lineup of Acclaimed Artists from 11 Countries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 13th annual edition, taking placeJanuary 16 to February 5, 2017 at various Vancouver venues. Acclaimed artists representing 11 countries will descend on the city for the signature, three-week mid-winter event. From staggering spectacles to intimately immersive encounters, the 2017 PuSh Festival lineup showcases innovative, transformative art across a vast expanse of performance disciplines. (more...)

Kent Tritle Announces Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

To launch his 2016-17 season, Kent Tritle made his conducting debut in Asia with a program of Beethoven and Bellini at South Korea's Great Mountains Music Festival and School in August, and in November led the New York premiere at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine of the recently deceased Einojuhani Rautavaara's¬†Vigilia. Opera News, praising Tritle's ¬ďprofoundly musical direction,¬Ē said, ¬ďTruly, this was a choral concert for the ages. ¬Ö For those of us who love choral music, and for those of us who particularly love choral music connected to the Eastern Orthodox tradition, this concert was possibly the finest event of the 2016-17 season.¬Ē (more...)

12 STEPS, One-Man Show on the Addiction of Theatre, Set for McDaniel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Richard Sautter, adjunct lecturer in theatre arts at McDaniel College, performs his one-man show, "12 Steps," on Saturday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., in WMC Alumni Hall at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. An informal question-and-answer session with Sautter will take place following the show. The performance, which runs approximately 50 min., is free and open to the public. (Note: the show is suggested for ages 14 and over.) (more...)

SISTER ACT Opens at Arkansas Rep, Thru 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Sister Act opens at the Arkansas Rep, January 25, 2017 - February 26, 2017. (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT, Featuring Original Music by Obie Winner Heather Christian, to Launch New Year at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Folger Theatre continues its celebrated 25th anniversary season with As You Like It, one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies. Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, this classic tale filled with love, laughter, and mistaken identity features original songs composed by Heather Christian and dances by Alexandra Beller. As You Like It is on stage from January 24 through March 5, 2017. (more...)

Elbow Premiere Official Video for 'Gentle Storm'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Today elbow revealed another track from their highly anticipated forthcoming album, ¬ďLittle Fictions¬Ē along with a landmark video. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Folger Theatre's AS YOU LIKE IT, Featuring Original Songs by Heather Christian
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Folger Theatre continues its celebrated 25th anniversary season with As You Like It, one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies. Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, this classic tale filled with love, laughter, and mistaken identity features original songs composed by Heather Christian and dances by Alexandra Beller. As You Like It is on stage now through March 5, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

American Library Association Announces 2017 Youth Media Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards at its Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. (more...)

Shakedown Street Among Fox Theatre's 25th Anniversary Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Shakedown Street will perform as part of the Fox Theatre's 25th Anniversary lineup on Saturday, March 25, 2017.  (more...)

Touchstone Theatre Presents JAKOPA'S PUNCH BOWL Concert Fundraiser for Upcoming Street Theatre Spectacle
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Touchstone Theatre presents a new concert fundraiser entitled Jakopa's Punch Bowl on Saturday, February 18 from 7-10pm at the Charles A. Brown Ice House. This Mardi Gras-themed evening of eclectic music by three local bands, New Orleans-style lite fare, beer, and wine supports Touchstone's upcoming The Jakopa's Punch Processional, an outdoor, free-to-the-public, spectacle-based performance premiering summer 2017. (more...)

Two NNPN Rolling World Premieres in Conversation in Indianapolis and Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is supporting two plays that reflect on experiences of the Rwandan genocide through its Rolling World Premieres program. How to Use a Knife by Will Snider and Dogs of Rwanda by Sean Christopher Lewis each offer a look into the intersections of identity, truth-telling, and accountability through stories that ask what it means to be human in a world of deep and pervasive ethnic conflict. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of Roe written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Bill Rauch. Roe is a co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Announces Publication of REVERSE SHOT Book on Martin Scorcese January Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image will publish the tome Martin Scorsese: He Is Cinema, a Reverse Shot. To celebrate the book's release the Museum of the Moving image is hosting a week of events. See the full schedule below:  (more...)

Christina Carlisi to Star in the West Coast Premiere of MARTHA, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Martha Graham simply refused to quit. Her influence on dance, which is often compared to Picasso's influence on modern art and the impact that Frank Lloyd Wright had on architecture, has unequivocally transformed the art form. She pursued her vision with unwavering dedication in spite of the difficulties and challenges it brought to her life. Which were many. (more...)

iOne Digital Launches REVOLUTION, A Virtual Reality Experience
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

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Hauser & Wirth Presents SERIALITIES, 2/15-4/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Beginning 15 February, Hauser & Wirth will present 'Serialities,' a group exhibition organized with Olivier Renaud-Clement which examines notions of seriality and repetition, and ways in which artists explore linear and non-linear narratives through iterations. (more...)

NAMIC And WICT Set To Launch Joint Workforce Diversity Survey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

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Samantha Barks, Arthur Darvill, Maxwell Caulfield and More Announced for London Musical Theatre Orchestra's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

After the resounding success of Rodgers & Hammerstein's State Fair (Cadogan Hall November 2016) and the sell out concert of Alan Menken & Lynn Ahrens' A Christmas Carol (Lyceum Theatre, December 2016), with numerous five star reviews for both performances, The London Musical Theatre Orchestra is delighted to announce the full casting for its first concert of the 2017 season, the hit Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas. (more...)

Francois Archambault's YOU WILL REMEMBER ME Gets Quebec English-Language Premiere at Centaur Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Francois Archambault, the Governor General Award-winning Quebecois playwright, receives the Quebec English-language premiere of his 2015 play, You Will Remember Me (Tu te souviendras de moi), at Centaur Theatre from March 7th to April 2nd, 2017. The coincidentally titled production is the last play that Roy Surette will direct as Centaur's Artistic and Executive Director before returning to the West coast in June to helm Touchstone Theatre. (more...)

Epic Theatre's Second Youth Theatre Festival to Remix Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Epic Theatre Ensemble will present the second edition of its four-week Youth Theatre Festival: Epic YTF. Epic YTF, a celebration of a diverse and inclusive community, fighting for social justice and equality, showcases performances from the award-winning after-school program Epic REMIX. (more...)

One-Woman Show THE COMPLETE AND AUTHORITATIVE TOUR OF HOLY STUFF Set for Touchstone Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Touchstone Theatre presents a new one-woman show by Ensemble Member Emma Ackerman, entitled The Complete and Authoritative Tour of Holy Stuff. The show is an abstract exploration of the varied things we consider holy in our lives and runs March 2-12, 2017 in Touchstone's home theatre on the South Side of Bethlehem. (more...)

UW Drama to Stage Trippy, Physical Take on AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama will present William Shakespeare's As You Like It, directed by School of Drama Acting & Directing faculty member Jeffrey Frace, February 10th - 19th at the Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre on the University of Washington Seattle campus. (more...)

Tatiana John to Lead Music Theatre of Denton's SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Music Theatre of Denton announces the cast for the first show of the 2017 season - Sister Act.   Book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner, Music by Alen Menkin and Lyrics by Glen Slater. Based on the Touchstone Pictures film written by Joseph Howard. Directed by Eric B. Ryan, music direction by John Norine, Jr. and choreographed by Emily Leekha. Proudly sponsored by The Abbey Inn Restaurant and Pub, Denton, TX. (more...)

Serena Williams And Muhammad Ali To Receive Jesse Owens Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The International Athletic Association (IAA) today announced that iconic tennis star Serena Williams and legendary boxer Muhammad Ali are the recipients of the esteemed 2017 Jesse Owens Awards. The prestigious awards recognize sports legends who exemplify the ideals embodied by Olympian and humanitarian Jesse Owens: integrity, perseverance and service. (more...)

POLYPHONE Festival to Return to University of the Arts This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the lineup for year three of Polyphone, a 'festival of the emerging musical' at UArts in Philadelphia. (more...)

Albuquerque Little Theatre Announces 88th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Albuquerque Little Theatre has announced the details for its 88th season! See the  full lineup below: (more...)

American Players Theatre Announces 38th Summer Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

American Players Theatre (APT) announces its 38th Summer Festival Season, June 10 - October 22, 2017, a diverse lineup of eight classical and contemporary plays in repertory that includes the return and work of visiting Chicago director and Jeff Award-winner William Brown taking on Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters in APT's newly renovated flagship 1140-seat outdoor amphitheater on the Hill.  (more...)

Production Begins on MARY POPPINS RETURNS; Official Plot + More Details Revealed!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Production on MARY POPPINS RETURNS, the all new sequel to Disney's 1964 film ¬ďMary Poppins,¬Ē has commenced at Shepperton Studios. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Brian J Smith Talks THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Marianka Swain - Feb 1, 2017

American actor Brian J Smith's diverse credits include independent film Hate Crime, TV series Sense8, and, on stage, John Tiffany's acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie. The latter was a hit on Broadway and in Edinburgh, and is now playing in the West End at the Duke of York's Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Modernized AS YOU LIKE IT Delights at the Folger Theatre
by Vanessa Michaud - Feb 1, 2017

Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, AS YOU LIKE IT at the Folger Theatre is not your typical Shakespeare play experience. While the theater itself transports you to 1600s London in a replica of an Elizabethan theater, this version of the classic, comedic tale allows the audience to savor the production through a more unconventional lens with added artistic elements and modern costumes. (more...)

Hulu Inks Licensing Deal for Library of Disney Blockbuster Favorites
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Hulu has reached its first licensing agreement for theatrical features with The Walt Disney Studios. The new, multi-year deal grants the streaming service the exclusive subscription video on-demand rights to a collection of hit movies and family favorites from Disney's library of blockbuster films. (more...)

Phoenix Theatre to Stage NNPN Rolling World Premiere of DOGS OF RWANDA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis announces the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Dogs of Rwanda opening January 6, 2017 on the Livia and Steve Russell Stage. This production runs through January 15, 2017, with Bryan Fonseca serving as director. (more...)

Students from Elizabeth Get 'Hands-On' Education at Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

On Monday, several Elizabeth public school 8th grade students spent the day at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey immersed in projects related to the Art Center's current exhibition, Rachel Beach: Touchstone. (more...)

BWW Review: Riverside Center Brings On Nostalgia And Charm With A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Walker - Dec 19, 2016

Making its regional premiere at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL is now ready to aim an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle at audiences through New Year's Eve. (more...)

Steve Scott to Direct AH, WILDERNESS! This Spring at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls announced today that his longtime creative collaborator, Artistic Associate and Producer Steve Scott, will direct the theater's production of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! this spring. Scott assumes this responsibility from Falls, who was originally announced as the production's director. (more...)

BWW Review: The Second City's TWIST YOUR DICKENS at The Kennedy Center
by Heather Nadolny - Dec 16, 2016

Dickensian purists and rabid followers, be warned in advance: this is not your typical 'A Christmas Carol'. There are skateboarding ghosts, celebrity origin stories, murderous plots and even rewrites of classic TV specials. But don't worry, your concerns will come from the audience. It's all part of the messy fun that is The Second City's TWIST YOUR DICKENS, currently playing at The Kennedy Center Theatre Lab.  (more...)

'Third Gender' Revealed in Classical Japanese Art This Spring at Japan Society Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Japan Society Gallery announces the U.S. premiere of A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints, the first exhibition in North America devoted to the variety of gender and sexual expression in traditional Japanese society by focusing on wakashu, attractive male youths who, the exhibitions reveals, constituted a distinct gender category during the Edo period (1603-1868). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Ohio Theatre's Remounting of HOLDEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

New Ohio Theatre proudly presents a remounting of George & Co.'s HOLDEN, directed by Anisa George and written by Anisa George in collaboration with the ensemble. Originally developed at the 2015 Ice Factory Festival, HOLDEN returns January 5-14, 2017.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Spike TV Debuts TIME: THE KALIEF ROWDER STORY, 3/1
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Premiering on Wednesday, March 1 (10:00-11:00pm ET/PT) on Spike, TIME: THE KALIEF ROWDER STORY is a compelling, six-part documentary event series tells the story of Kalief Browder, a 16 year old African-American student who spent three years in jail on Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime.  (more...)

West Coast Premiere of Award-Winning CONCORD FLORAL Cast with BC Youth
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Surrey Civic Theatres and Touchstone Theatre present playwright Jordan Tannahill's thrilling Concord Floral, Jan. 19 - 21 at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts; Jan. 25 - 29 at the 2017 PuSh Festival (at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre); and Feb. 3 & 4 at the Surrey Arts Centre. Drawing on Boccaccio's The Decameron, this deeply moving work is set in a massive abandoned greenhouse where 10 teens must find refuge from a plague they have brought upon themselves. Bravely conceived to give youth a platform for expression, Concord Floral is cast exclusively with youth from BC. (more...)

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