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BACKSTAGE with the Bechdels: Five Fun Facts From Our FUN HOME Panel
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 9, 2016

On September 10, the Bechdel family is flying away from Broadway's Circle in the Square Theater when the the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winner for Best Musical plays its final performance. But before the cast moves out of their Broadway home, BroadwayWorld brought a few of the Bechdel's together for one last interview to reminisce on some memories from their run, the emotional response to the piece, backstage camaraderie, and the political timeliness that has made Fun Home, as Judy Kuhn puts it, 'a show meant for right now.' (more...)

South Bank Centre Announces Christopher Eccleston, PJ Harvey and Sarah Pascoe in Lineup for its Coming Literature Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Southbank Centre announces Marina Abramovi?, Nikki Amuka-Bird, MyAnna Buring, Christopher Eccleston, PJ Harvey, Sara Pascoe and Slavoj Žižek as a part of the Autumn/Winter 2016 Literature programme (more...)

University Press of Kentucky Book RUSSEL KIRK: AN AMERICAN HERO Wins Paolucci Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

University Press of Kentucky's biography, Russell Kirk: American Conservative by historian Bradley J. Birzer has been named the winner of the Henry and Anne Paolucci Book Award given by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. ISI is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the promotion of conservative thought on college campuses. It was founded in 1953 by Frank Chodorov with William F. Buckley Jr. as its first president. Russell Kirk was selected from among sixty nominees for this year's award, which honors the book that best advances conservative principles. (more...)

Touchstone Theatre to Open 36th Season with CRAZY GLUE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Touchstone Theatre kicks off its 2016-17 season with international theatre company Single Shoe Productions in their critically acclaimed production of Crazy Glue, a two-person show following a husband and wife through their rollercoaster of a romance. Crazy Glue plays October 6-9, 2016. (more...)

Serena Williams and Muhammad Ali To Receive Jesse Owens Awards on 80th Anniversary of Berlin Olympics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ The International Athletic Association (IAA) announced today iconic tennis star Serena Williams and legendary boxer Muhammad Ali as the recipients of the esteemed 2016 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...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

This September, MISSED CONNECTIONS: A CRAIGSLIST MUSICAL will have its U.S. debut at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, NYC) beginning September 10, opening on September 15 and will run through September 25. The musical is directed by Phillip George (Forbidden Broadway), choreographed by Amy Hall Garner. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016


DreamWrights Honors Retiring Founding Member
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

For nearly twenty years, DreamWrights founding member and Artistic Director, Diane Crews, has built a youth and family theatre based on a culture of growth, responsibility, and exploration in a safe and accepting environment. On Saturday, September 24, the DreamWrights family came together to honor Crews as she is set to retire at the end of the month. (more...)

ARRIS Expands DOCSIS' 3.1 Portfolio and Launches Touchstone Development Partner Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016


Shakespeare Dallas's 'COMPLETE WORKS' Launches Final Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

'Can one desire too much of a good thing?' A good thing will soon come to an end as Shakespeare Dallas's joint collaboration with the AT&T Performing Arts Center begins its final season. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare comes to a close with a mix of classic Shakespearean comedies and tragedies. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SISTER ACT at Toby's Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

You loved her as Felicia in Toby's production of Memphis and now she is back, rockin' the rafters from now through November 13th in Sister Act! Ashley Johnson returns to the Toby's stage as Deloris in the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg that has audiences jumping to their feet! Scroll down for a first look at Johnson and company in action below! (more...)

Roy Surette to Depart Centaur Theatre After Ten Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Centaur Theatre Board of Directors has announced that after ten seasons, Roy Surette, Centaur Theatre's Artistic and Executive Director, will depart June 2017. Roy returns to family and friends in his home town of Vancouver, BC, to assume the position of Touchstone Theatre's Artistic Director. (more...)

Tardanico to Speak About Courageous Leadership in the New Normal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016


AIR Worldwide Expands Its Terrorism Model Globally
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016


VIDEO: Alicia Keys Teams with Disney on New Song Featured in QUEEN OF KATWE
by Movies News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Below, check out a first look at a featurette featuring singer/songwriter/producer Alicia Keys and her new song "Back to Life," which is featured in the upcoming film QUEEN OF KATWE. (more...)

ArtsWest Announces Extension for GHOSTS,
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

In response to strong ticket sales and critical acclaim, ArtsWest will extend the run of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts through Sunday, October 23. The additional performances are scheduled for Thursday 10/20 through Saturday 10/22 at 7:30pm and Sunday 10/23 at 3pm. Tickets for the added performances can be purchased immediately at (more...)

Spike TV to Present Groundbreaking Event Series TIME: The Kalief Browder Story
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Weinstein Television and Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter have teamed up with Spike TV for a groundbreaking event series that will forever change the way we look at the criminal justice system in this country. (more...)

Jerome Bel's THE SHOW MUST GO ON to Play The Joyce Theater This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) will present the return of famed Paris-based choreographer Jerome Bel performing one of his most iconic evening length works, The show must go on, from October 20 - 22.  Jerome Bel's The show must go on is presented as part of FIAF's Crossing the Line Festival. (more...)

Hurley Mower Unveils HOME COOKED EP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

After the successful release of LA house artist Durante's Goddess / Cold EP, TSYN Records is proud to present their latest signee, Hurley Mower. Home Cooked EP explores the full range of the upcoming Chicago producer, from the ethereal melodies of intro track Idols, and chilled lounge vibes of Home Cooked to the heavier, classic hip hop feel of Drip. Mower's music is intricate, skilfully lacing heavy bass lines with his subtle atmospheres and intelligent vocal manipulations. (more...)

BWW Interview: Donna Lynne Champlin Previews Paula's Turn in Season 2 of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 21, 2016

A year and a half ago, it was in no way certain that the quirky musical comedy CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND was going to make it to television. After hitting a developmental snag as a 30-minute pilot for Showtime, creators Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna repackaged the series as a 44-minute show for Showtime's sister network, The CW. (more...)

Melbourne Opera Presents ANNA BOLENA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2016

Following the sold out triumph of Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) last year, Melbourne Opera continues the great Donizetti trilogy bringing the Bel Canto masterpiece Anna Bolena (Anne Boleyn) to The Athenaeum for the first time this November. This production is the second exploration of Donizetti's Tudor operas with Melbourne Opera staging a third Australian premiere when it presents Roberto Devereux in 2017. (more...)

Flute Theatre and English Touring Theatre's HAMLET to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Following performances across Europe, including Gdansk Shakespeare Festival; Mercury Theatre Colchester; Craiova International Festival; Park Theatre, London; four theatres in Spain; Neuss Globe Shakespeare Festival; and Kronborg Castle, Elsinore Hamletscenen, Flute Theatre and English Touring Theatre today announces that their production of Hamlet, adapted by Kelly Hunter, transfers to the Trafalgar Studios for a limited run this December.  As well as adapting, Hunter directs Mark Arends (Hamlet), Finlay Cormack (Laertes), David Fielder (Polonius/ Gravedigger), Tom Mannion (Claudius), Katy Stevens (Gertrude) and Francesca Zoutewelle (Ophelia). The production opens on 8 December, with previews from 6 December, and runs until 31 December. (more...)

BWW Review: RENT's 20th Anniversary Tour Thrills TPAC Audience on Opening Night in Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 19, 2016

It's hard to believe that Jonathan Larson's epic rock musical masterpiece, Rent, debuted on Broadway, making headlines around the world, winning the Pulitzer Prize and bringing a whole new generation of audiences to the theater 20 years ago. Larson who died just prior to the show's 1996 off-Broadway opening didn't live to see the acclaim with which his musical - based upon Puccini's La Boheme - was greeted, but if we believe in such things, we may rest assured that since his untimely demise he has watched over Rent's evolution, which includes the 20th Anniversary production now touring the country in an astounding revival which reaffirms its place among the very best of American musical theater. (more...)

CHRISTMAS FOLLIES to Return to Touchstone Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Touchstone Theatre presents the latest in their Christmas City Follies series, the theatre's annual holiday vaudeville, filled with jolly mischief, merry melodies, and holiday cheer. Christmas City Follies XVII runs December 1-18, 2016at Touchstone's home theatre at 321 East Fourth Street in Southside Bethlehem. (more...)

Lockton Selects AIR's Touchstone Platform to Help its Clients Better Understand Inland Flood and Severe Thunderstorm Risk
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016


Fashion, Theatre and More Added to Diwali Fest 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Diwali Celebration Society, producers of Diwali Fest, has announced the artist lineup for the festival's signature events - "Diwali Downtown Vancouver" (October 29 at the Roundhouse) and "Diwali Downtown Surrey" (November 5 at Surrey City Hall). (more...)

Jose Torres-Tama to Return to Touchstone with ALIENS, IMMIGRANTS, AND OTHER EVILDOERS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Touchstone Theatre welcomes performance artist Jose Torres-Tama back to Bethlehem with his award-winning solo piece Aliens, Immigrants, and Other Evildoers. Torres-Tama performs November 3-6, 2016 in a production that has been critically acclaimed for putting a human face and heart on Latino immigrants. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Midsommer Flight's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2016

Midsommer Flight kicks off its fifth season this summer with the delightful comedy As You Like It, presented outdoors in four Chicago parks. Dedicated to presenting high quality, accessible productions of Shakespeare's plays, Midsommer Flight is a proud arts partner with the Chicago Park District. (more...)

Russell Kirk Biography Becomes Finalist for Book Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Lexington, KY—University Press of Kentucky biography, Russell Kirk: American Conservative by historian Bradley J. Birzer has been named a finalist for the Henry and Anne Paolucci Book Award given by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. ISI is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the promotion of conservative thought on college campuses. It was founded in 1953 by Frank Chodorov with William F. Buckley Jr. as its first president. The award honors the book that best advances conservative principles.  (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Presents the Hilarious Comedy MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents Moonlight and Magnolias, the hilarious fly on the wall comedy by Ron Hutchinson about how the most iconic film in Hollywood history almost didn't get made. Directed by Stephanie A. Coltrin, this production features the same principal cast members from her critically acclaimed staging of Moonlight and Magnolias at Hermosa Beach Playhouse in 2010. Just in time for the 80th anniversary of Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, 'Gone With the Wind,' Rubicon brings this wildly funny, behind-the-scenes farce to Ventura on Saturday, September 3 at 7:00 p.m. with an after party to follow atThe Greek Mediterranean Steak & Seafood. Previews are August 31, Sept. 1 and 2. The show runs through September 18. (more...)

Sergei Danilian to Present ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Instead of the usual gala fare -- bits of firecracker variations and pieces of ballet classics -- Sergei Danilian's 'Ardani 25 Dance Gala' at New York City Center, August 19 and 20, is classic Danilian. The intrepid impresario, who has never side-stepped risk, will celebrate Ardani Artists's quarter century of producing in the United States and abroad with a trio of U.S. premieres, two by young, unknown, but up-and-coming Russian choreographers, and one by American Ballet Theatre principal Marcelo Gomes. (more...)

TRANSFORMERS THE MOVIE 30th Anniversary Edition Arrives This September
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Experience the enormously popular animated feature The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE like never before! In celebration of the film's 30th anniversary, The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE has been meticulously restored and remastered (more...)

The National Tour of Curve's New Production of SISTER ACT Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016 and visiting The Bristol Hippodrome from the 19th - 24th September 2016. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT This August
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

In 1962, French New Wave auteur François Truffaut spent a week in Hollywood with his idol, Alfred Hitchcock, discussing the director's rich and extensive body of work, including “Psycho” and “Vertigo.” (more...)

BWW Interview: From Revere to Anatevka: The Odyssey of Actress Susan Cella
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jul 18, 2016

"I haven't specifically counted," the dynamic actress sitting opposite me replies. "Somewhere between 1000-2000 performances, I think. I've done the role with Theodore Bikel and Harvey Fierstein, on both national tours, and in regional and stock houses all over the country." Susan Cella is speaking of her signature portrayal of Golde, the vehicle which has brought her to the latest stop in her artistic journey, Maine State Music Theatre in a new production of the Bock-Harnick musical, Fiddler on the Roof, that opens July 20. (more...)

Journeys in consciousness, inspirational encounters and lectures: The new world of Ismael Cala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016


BWW Interview: Jim Petosa and GOOD at Potomac Theatre Project
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 13, 2016 interviewed Jim Petosa about his career and the show, 'Good' now on at Potomac Theatre Project. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michigan Shakespeare Festival's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

AS YOU LIKE IT headlines the Michigan Shakespeare Festival's Season of Rebellion! Playing now in repertory with RICHARD II and THE KILLER ANGELS, Karen Tarjan's adaptation of Michael Shaara's novel. Running now thru August 14th in Jackson and Canton, MI. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

BWW Review: CCPT's AS YOU LIKE IT Moves the Forest of Arden Into Carlson Park
by Shari Barrett - Aug 9, 2016

Culver City Public Theatre opened its 2016 summer season on Saturday, July 16, for 6 weekends of free theatre in Carlson Park, with two plays, 'Frog Tails' at noon, and 'As You Like It' at 2:00, every Saturday and Sunday through August 21. Carlson Park is the perfect seeing at transforming it into the Forest of Arden for Shakespeare's lighthearted pastoral comedy. Audience members can relax in the shade throughout the play, enjoying the warm temperature and delightful ocean breeze. (more...)

HONOR Musical, Based on AS YOU LIKE IT, to Play in Concert at Prospect Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, and the National Asian Artists Project (NAAP), under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director Baayork Lee and Co-Founder Steven Eng, have announced a concert performance of the new musical HONOR, with music and lyrics by Peter Mills, and book by Mills and Cara Reichel, adapted from William Shakespeare's As You Like It. (more...)

HONOR Musical Adapted from Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT Coming Up at Prospect Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Coming up soon! Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, and the National Asian Artists Project (NAAP), under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director Baayork Lee and Co-Founder Steven Eng, will present a concert performance of the musical HONOR, with music and lyrics by Peter Mills, and book by Mills and Cara Reichel, adapted from William Shakespeare's As You Like It. (more...)

Disney Movies Anywhere Adds Its First Multichannel Video Programming Distributor, Fios by Verizon, to Its Ever-Expanding Digital Footprint
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016


White Plains Performing Arts Center Announces 2016 – 2017 Fall/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) is proud to announce an exciting Fall/Winter Season.  All performances are at the White Plains theatre, located on the third level of City Center off Mamaroneck Avenue and Main Street in downtown White Plains.  (more...)

Cast, Creative Teams Set for DCPA's GLASS MENAGERIE and FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) has announced the full casting and artistic teams for their fall Theater Company productions of The Glass Menagerie and Frankenstein. The lineup includes returning artists from past seasons, new collaborators, and familiar faces from the Colorado theatre community. (more...)

Cantata Singers 2016-17 Season Opens with US Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Cantata Singers' 2016-2017 season opens on October 15th at NEC's Jordan Hall with a concert featuring two Bach cantatas, and the virtuosic "Laetatus sum" for solo voices by Czech Baroque composer Jan Dismas Zelenka. Bach's Cantata 109, "Ich glaube, lieber Herr, hilf meinem Unglauben," examines the inner conflict between doubt and faith with deeply engaging, intricately woven music. The fiery finale sets one of the most famous of Lutheran hymns, "Durch Adams Fall," to music. The radiant and richly expressive Cantata 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," features what has become some of Bach's most famous music (known colloquially as "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"). (more...)

Original Stars Paige O'Hara, Angela Lansbury and More Slated for 25th Anniversary Screening of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Disney have announced a 25th anniversary screening of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, presented Sunday, September 18 at Alice Tully Hall. (more...)

Eye Zen to Celebrate the Life of Remy Charlip in RAINBOW LOGIC Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

On the cusp of its 10-year anniversary, Eye Zen Presents is proud to announce the world premiere of Rainbow Logic: Arm in Arm with Remy Charlip, celebrating the life and legacy of dancer, choreographer, children's book author and illustrator Remy Charlip (1929-2012). (more...)

BWW Review: Incredible APT ENDGAME Proposes 'We are Obliged to Each Other'
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Aug 15, 2016

In a stellar setting at the Touchstone Theatre in Spring Green, a superb American Players Theatre (APT) cast plays out Samuel Beckett's Endgame. An uncomfortable production to watch on stage, Director Aaron Posner breathes humor and touching life into Beckett's classic one act tragicomedy, a treatise on the end of personal and possibly global life. The desolate, tiny room, which was noted by Beckett himself in the original stage directions to be completely empty, was designed void of any beauty except for a lone terrarium filled with sand and a few artifacts from the lost, viable earth along with loose pages and stacks of books, where Beckett's characters barely survive. (more...)

Artist Legacy Group Named U.S. Brand Representative for THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW on FOX
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

20th Century Fox Consumer Products and Lou Adler have appointed Artist Legacy Group ('ALG') to act as U.S. brand representative for the classic cult film The THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE, it was announced today by ALG CEO Ashley Austin. (more...)

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu Visits Visual Arts Center of NJ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

As part of her official visit to New Jersey in celebration of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts 50th anniversary, Chairman Jane Chu of the National Endowment for the Arts, accompanied by Congressman Leonard Lance, Chair of the Congressional Arts Caucus, and Nicholas Paleologos, Executive Director of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, along with other dignitaries paid a visit to the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in Summit. (more...)

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