BWW Review: KING LEAR Relevant Today
by Scott Rawson - Sep 8, 2016

American Players Theater's William Brown Brings King Lear into the contemporary world, but does that make this Shakespearean Tragedy Relevant? In a word, Yes! The good King has his retirement all mapped out when lo and behold, his family all of people just refuse to cooperate. (more...)

Space 55 Performs DEMDIKES DEVILS for Halloween Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

In 1612, ten women were hung for the crime of murder by witchcraft, but were they guilty or innocent?  Space 55, the home for new, innovative and affordable theater,  brings the haunting show, DemDikes Devils, just in time for Halloween. Performances of DemDikes Devils will be held on the weekends from October 14 to October 28 with showtimes on Friday and Saturday Nights at 8 pm and Sundays at 5 pm. (more...)

18th Telluride by the Sea Festival to Bring LA LA LAND & More to The Music Hall
by Movies News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

The secret is out: six diverse, original films with international casts of both seasoned actors and fresh new faces, directed by some of the world's most acclaimed filmmakers, are coming to The Music Hall's Telluride by the Sea Festival in Portsmouth, New Hampshire-transforming the charming Seacoast town into a mecca for cinephiles for three exciting days, Friday, September 16 - Sunday, September 18, 2016. (more...)

18th Telluride by the Sea Festival to Bring LA LA LAND & More to The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The secret is out: six diverse, original films with international casts of both seasoned actors and fresh new faces, directed by some of the world's most acclaimed filmmakers, are coming to The Music Hall's Telluride by the Sea Festival in Portsmouth, New Hampshire-transforming the charming Seacoast town into a mecca for cinephiles for three exciting days, Today, September 16 - Sunday, September 18, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Roundhouse & Olney's ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES an Artistic and Historic Triumph
by Andrew White - Sep 15, 2016

Angels in America:  Millennium Approaches is not just a national treasure, it is a glimpse of history in the making; it is a then-marginalized community seizing the stage, demanding attention, and beginning the long process of changing hearts and minds across the country.  To watch the kaleidoscope of characters, brilliantly portrayed here by some of Washington DC's finest actors, can be incredibly moving.  Not just for the performances themselves, which are memorable indeed, but for how those performances remind us of the changes this play made possible. (more...)

Regal Entertainment Group Welcomes Tom Cruise to Knoxville
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016


Greyhound Announces 'Hit The Road Jack' Sweepstakes In Support Of The Upcoming Film 'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016


Eric Krebs's 'MY FATHER'S VOICE' Will Run at The Playroom Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The Playroom Theater will present My Father's Voice: Letters From Ellis Island and The War in the Pacific 1938-1945, conceived and performed by Eric Krebs at The Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street - just east of Broadway). (more...)

South African Actors Join Reading of Post-Apartheid Play BONGANI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Several of South Africa's finest actors join a multi-national cast in a staged reading of "BONGANI," a new play about post-apartheid South Africa, set forMonday, Oct 17, at the Bernie Wohl Center at 7pm. (more...)

'Unexpected Treason' is Now Available on as a Paperback or eBook
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

'Unexpected Treason,' written by James McCormack, is a comprehensive academic analysis and political expose of the presidency of Barack Obama that alleges Obama is a radical Muslim and committed Treason. Willowbrook Publishing is pleased to produce a book that presents a thesis, allegedly with supporting evidence that aims to prove Obama has been a major threat to America and the West, that the author claims to support with documented facts and quotes. The author feels the book should be read by all individuals who are trying to fully understand the internal workings of the Obama administration and how the future of the West and its freedoms are significantly affected. It is of the author's opinion that: President Obama's policies of hope and change were a scam created to institute policies that intended to advance the interests of Iran, the Muslim Brotherhood, other Islamist organizations and states, and a future caliphate, that would eventually transition the United States and the West to a society dominated by Islam. Other analytic findings discussed by 'Unexpected Treason,' that are alleged by the author, include: - How Obama became connected with major Middle Eastern powers at an early age, and how these powers maintained their control over Obama throughout his presidency. - The philosophical, theological, and political influences that directed Obama's political agenda are fully analyzed and linked to his executive branch policies. - Benghazi attack details and events surrounding the death of Ambassador Stevens - A major objective of Erdogan's 2016 coup is revealed for the first time, and how it changed the balance of power in the Middle East. - Hillary Clinton's close ties to Islamists, along with details of Obama's alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood and other major radical Islamic powers are disclosed. Biography: James McCormack graduated from an Ivy League college with honors (Phi Beta Kappa), and later obtained a doctorate at an Ivy League institution. 'Unexpected Treason' was written over a two-year period, with the research on Obama initiated while he was a U.S. senator from Illinois. The author states that he has maintained the highest academic standards when compiling the quotes and facts used to advance various political arguments, which have been supported by over 320 footnotes. Unexpected Treason is now available for sale on as paperback and eBook. (more...)

Epic Adventure BEN-HUR Coming to Blu-ray and Digital HD
by Movies News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

BEN-HUR arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD December 13, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD November 29. (more...)

BWW Interview: Gordon plus Vavrek (plus Stein and Toklas) Equal '27'
by Richard Sasanow - Oct 18, 2016

Although '27'--the opera by Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek about the lives of Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and their circle of friends--had its world premiere at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) in 2014, its upcoming performances at City Center in New York, on October 20-21, are a debut of a different color. As part of the 75th anniversary season of MasterVoices, formerly The Collegiate Chorale, 27 has had some interesting changes since the performances seen in St. Louis. (more...)

Malibu International Film Festival 2015 Unveils Full Lineup of Films & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

The 16th edition of Malibu International Film Festival presented by Yelp proudly unveils the full lineup of films and special events that kicks off December 3 at Regal Cinemas Malibu with Chip Croft's powerful documentary Lost Compassion followed by the Opening Night Party at Cafe Habana. (more...)

BWW Review: The Revolutions Of The 60s Meet Laptop Activism in PARTY PEOPLE
by Michael Dale - Nov 18, 2016

The term 'generation gap' first came into use during the 1960s, when sociologists and trend-watchers began noting the extreme differences in lifestyle, politics, fashion, music and language between the American parents who fought the Axis in World War II and the Baby Boom teenagers they raised. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Day After' Episode of THE AMERICANS on FX
by - May 5, 2016

On the next episode of THE AMERICANS on FX titled "The Day After" - The Day After premieres, making the stakes – and terrible consequences – of the Cold War plain. (more...)

THE AMERICANS Renewed for Two Final Seasons on FX; Drama Will Conclude in 2018
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

FX has announced that its hit drama series THE AMERICANS will end its series run with two additional seasons (more...)

Springer Publishes New John F. Dooley WWI Memoir
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

When the United States declared war on Germany in April 1917, the Americans were woefully unprepared to wage a modern war. Whereas the Europeans had already three years of experience in using code and cipher systems in a war, American cryptologists had to build a military intelligence unit from scratch. This is described by a collection of articles written by John Matthews Manly, a former cryptologist in the American Military Intelligence Division. In the new Springer book Codes, Ciphers and Spies: Tales of Military Intelligence in WWI by John F. Dooley these articles are published for the first time. (more...)

Southampton's Nuffield Theatre Announces New Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

?Nuffield, Southampton's leading professional producing company, today announced their new 2016 Autumn season which boasts two world premieres; a major new musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox and a brand new play, dramatising Shakespeare's mysterious relationship with his patron, the 3rd Earl of Southampton. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Pastor Tim' Episode of FX's THE AMERICANS
by - Mar 17, 2016

On the next episode of THE AMERICANS titeld "Pastor Tim" - Philip tries with increasing desperation to get rid of a sensitive and dangerous package as family tensions in the Jennings House reach a boiling point when Paige shares a secret of her own. (more...)

VIDEO: First Trailer for BEN-HUR Remake Has Arrived!
by Movies News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Below, watch the movie trailer for BEN-HUR, coming to theatres August 12, 2016. The film stars Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, and Rodrigo Santoro (more...)

Tron Theatre Launches Mayfesto 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016


AUDIO CLIP: THE PATRIOTIC TRAITOR's Laurence Fox Apologizes For Scolding Audience Heckler
by Michael Dale - Mar 10, 2016

The actor says the disruptive man in the front row was making the play 'unperformable.' (more...)

Funimation Teases Stellar Line-Up Of Simulcasts & Broadcast Dubs For Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016


VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Treason' Episode of UnREAL on Lifetime
by - Jun 21, 2016

On the next episode of UnREAL on Lifetime titled "Treason" - Darius reveals his secret to Rachel and decides he must quit the show, but Rachel asks Coleman to help change his mind (more...)

Paulo Coelho to Release New Novel This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

NEW YORK, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Paulo Coelho, the bestselling author of The Alchemist and other works whose books have sold 200 million copies in 160 countries has written a new novel based on the life of Mata Hari. THE SPY will be published simultaneously in English language territories around the world on November 22, and it will be published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf. The announcement was made today by Anne Messitte, Executive Vice President, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Poster Art Revealed for Epic Adventure BEN-HUR
by Movies News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

New poster art has been revealed for the timeless epic adventure BEN-HUR from Paramount Pictures. BEN-HUR arrives in theaters August 19, 2016. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

David Olson, a retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant, has completed his new book 'A Case of Corruption and High Treason': a gripping and detailed account of not only the conspiracy regarding Minot AFB, but a compelling collection of accusations and scandals that plague the Obama administration. (more...)

AMC Sets Premiere Dates for FEAR THE WALKING Season 2 & More
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

AMC announced today from the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour the network's 2016 spring premiere dates for new and returning original series. For the first time ever, AMC will launch a fourth night of original programming on Tuesdays beginning this April with the debut of the highly anticipated miniseries event “The Night Manager.” Last year, AMC became home to the top four cable series launches of all time among adults 18-49 in live+3 ratings, with “Fear the Walking Dead” at #1, “Better Call Saul” at #2, “Into the Badlands” at #3 and “The Walking Dead” at #4. (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 1/25/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 25, 2016

Thus, we are happy to present one of our most popular features: The Nashville Theater Calendar, a comprehensive - maybe even exhaustive (lord knows we're exhausted from putting it together, gathering all the info from all over the interwebs!) - listing of theatrical openings for the 2016 season. We'll update the calendar every Monday, clearing out the shows that have closed and adding additional information on the shows still to come. (more...)

DEFENDANT MAURICE CHEVALIER to Run 2/8-21 at ATA's John Cullum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Nascent Productions presents Defendant Maurice Chevalier, a new play by Alexis Chevalier with music from the 1930's and 40's at American Theatre of Actors,in the John Cullum Theatre openingon February 8 and running through February 21. Alex Notkin directs. Kian Kavousi is production manager. Musical direction by Chang Liu with vocal supervision byChristina Dinella. Choreography by Elena Notkina and Inna Muratova. The cast features Ken Straus, Deanna Jelardi, Kian Kavousi, Matthew Serra, Micah Stinson, Ben Rademacher, Sam Schall, Alexandra Kainoa and Miah Kane. (more...)

New Light Theater Project's Adaptation of MONTE CRISTO Begins Next Week at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

New Light Theater Project (recently represented in New York with their acclaimed production of In The Soundless Awe) will present the New York City Premiere of Jared Reinmuth's MONTE CRISTO, an adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' 1844 classic adventure novel The Count of Monte Cristo. The production will be directed by award-winner Cailin Heffernan. Previews begin January 22 at Urban Stages with opening slated for January 28. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Frank Langella Returns for THE AMERICANS Returns for Season 4
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Deeper secrets. Deadlier risks. THE AMERICANS returns for an all new season 3/16 on FX. Check out an all-new promo below! (more...)

The Gamm Theatre Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2016

Tony Estrella, artistic director of The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm), is pleased to announce the theater's 2016-2017 Season. The diverse 5-play line-up includes contemporary landmark plays, a world premiere adaptation of a classic masterpiece, and a cutting-edge sci-fi crime drama new to Gamm audiences. 'In what may be our most ambitious slate of plays yet, we'll travel to the Tudor court of 16th-century England for King Elizabeth, a new version of Friedrich Schiller's political masterpiece Mary Stuart; then to a girls boarding school in New England for Lillian Hellman's groundbreaking Depression-era drama, The Children's Hour. (more...)

DON'T MISS: Cyrano de Bergerac Leads This Week's Top 10 New London Shows, February 22 2016
by Marianka Swain - Feb 22, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From an all-female reimagining of a classic tale to a late, great Shakespeare, here are some of this week's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, and if you need more ticket-booking inspiration, here is last week's round-up. (more...)

BWW Review: Alan Bennett's SINGLE SPIES, Birmingham Rep
by Emma Cann - Feb 22, 2016

Following the Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company's successful collaboration with Chichester Festival Theatre in 2015, producing The King's Speech, the two companies have worked together once more to present Alan Bennett's award-winning double-bill. First performed in 1988, Single Spies consists of two plays, An Englishman Abroad and A Question of Attribution; both portrayals of two of the best-known members of the 'Cambridge Five' - the spy ring recruited at Cambridge University in the 1930s. (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 2/1/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 1, 2016

Thus, we are happy to present one of our most popular features: The Nashville Theater Calendar, a comprehensive - maybe even exhaustive (lord knows we're exhausted from putting it together, gathering all the info from all over the interwebs!) - listing of theatrical openings for the 2015/16 season. We'll update the calendar every Monday, clearing out the shows that have closed and adding additional information on the shows still to come (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New Promo for Season 4 of FX's THE AMERICANS
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Silent. Deadly. The all new season of THE AMERICANS returns March 2016 on FX. Check out an all-new promo below! (more...)

New Stage Adaptation MONTE CRISTO Begins in January at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015


Scoop: BONES on FOX - Monday, December 14, 2015
by - Dec 14, 2015

Get all the scoop on BONES, airing on FOX on Monday, December 14, 2015! (more...)

by TV Scoop - Aug 23, 2016

Based on the book “Washington's Spies” by Alexander Rose, AMC's critically acclaimed Revolutionary War drama, “TURN: Washington's Spies” – The Complete Third Season, arrives on DVD, November 8, 2016 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. Featuring all 10 episodes from the epic third season, as well as never before seen deleted scenes, the fan-favorite series builds towards one of the most notorious moments in American history – the Treasonous defection of Benedict Arnold. (more...)

BWW Review: APT'S Gritty KING LEAR Grapples with 21st Century Reality
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Aug 17, 2016

When the audience arrives at American Players (APT) Up the Hill Theatre for the opening of William Shakespeare's King Lear, they might believe a presidential press conference will be staged. Green lawn expands into the audience, actors place contemporary white chairs in a distinct pattern and a glass podium greets the audience--and plenty of paparazzi appear to capture the King, the Duke of Gloucester and Duchess of Kent, and Lear's three daughters entering the lawn party. At night under the stars, the royal staging opens when the King appears announcing his 'retirement,' dividing his kingdom to his three progeny. Two dutiful daughters ascend to the podium pronouncing their love, while Cordelia speaks from the back row of chairs, the front of the Up The Hill Theatre. Goneril, Regan and Cordelia were 'dressed to kill', so to speak in sophisticated, fashion worthy coats and the appropriate fascinators, for English royalty, as were the men.This beginning places the audience firmly in a King Lear crafted for the current day, up to the very minute audiences. (more...)

by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

Sam Hodges, Director of Nuffield Theatre, today announces the cast for his world premiere production of Nick Dear's new play DEDICATION - SHAKESPEARE AND SOUTHAMPTON, which investigates the relationship between William Shakespeare and the 3rd Earl of Southampton. Tom McKay plays Shakespeare and Tom Rhys-Harries plays Henry Wriothesley, the 3rd Earl of Southampton. The production opens on 20 September, with previews from 9 September, runs until 8 October. (more...)

Donizetti's ROBERTO DEVEREUX Coming to THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 8/28
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Roberto Devereux comes to THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 28 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera on Sunday, September 4 at 12:30 p.m.) (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 8/19/2016 - 8/19/2016
by BWW - Aug 14, 2016

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 8/19/2016 - 8/19/2016! (more...)

Patricia Gucci Pens Memoir, IN THE NAME OF GUCCI
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

In the Name of Gucci: A Memoir, by Patricia Gucci (Crown Archetype: May 10) is the first book written by a direct descendant of Guccio Gucci—Patricia's grandfather and the company's founder.  It chronicles her life as the secret love child of Aldo Gucci and Bruna—the woman he fell in love with when she was just eighteen.  Woven throughout the book is the relationship between Aldo and Patricia Gucci, the first woman in the family to be elected to the Gucci board of directors and his sole universal heir. (more...)

BWW Review: CAMELOT - Royally Entertaining
by Lynn Beaver - Apr 27, 2016

CAMELOT by Lerner and Loewe, currently playing at the Georgetown Palace Theatre is certainly a bright, shining moment on stage. (more...)

BWW Recap: GAME OF THRONES Has Us Asking, 'Who Is The Red Woman?'
by Jessica Naftaly - Apr 25, 2016

One of the biggest shows in the world is back on television after a season full of shocks, surprises, and a lot of criticism. The premiere episode picked up right where we left off, answered a few questions, but mostly succeeded in creating many more. All that being said, it flew by and certainly didn't feel like an hour of television.  (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Rat' Episode of FX's THE AMERICANS
by - Apr 14, 2016

On the next episode of FX's THE AMERICANS titled "The Rat" - Martha must finally face the truth she has denied – and her life may never be the same. (more...)

Annet Mahendru Joins Cast of Third Season of FX's TYRANT
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Annet Mahendru has been cast in a recurring role on the third season of TYRANT. Mahendru will play 'Nafisa Al-Qadi,' the wife of 'Sheik Al-Qadi,' the spiritual and political leader of Ma'an (more...)

BWW Review: Radvanovsky Completes Donizetti Hat Trick with Potent DEVEREUX at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 1, 2016

“The Tudor Trilogy” --putting together Donizetti's ANNA BOLENA, MARIA STUARDA and ROBERTO DEVEREUX--was fabricated to light Beverly Sills' fire as “America's Queen of Opera” at the old New York City Opera. This season, soprano Sondra Radvanovsky was charged with bringing the trio of operas to the Met for the first time and, in completing this hat trick, she proved herself opera royalty indeed. (more...)

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