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Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton Among Nominees for 2016 CMT MUSIC AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2016

On the heels of her historic and record-setting sixth "Video of the Year" win last year (her fourth consecutive win), reigning champ, Carrie Underwood, is set to protect her crown against powerhouse first-time nominees Chris Stapleton and Cam, who top nominations for the fan-selected "2016 CMT Music Awards." (more...)

Pantochino Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc. has announced its bold 2016/17 season which includes three original musicals for family audiences, a Teen Theatre production and a second season of it's Nite Spot Nights series produced in conjunction with the Milford Arts Council. (more...)

BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Revival Makes For A New Kind Of Magic
by Jacqueline Bublitz - May 8, 2016

Murderous plants. Demented dentists. Lee Lee Chin. LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS hardly your regular musical - and yet. With a memorable, '60's inspired score, a super-talented cast, and just enough wink at the audience, this new touring production of the cult classic is everything that makes musical theatre great. (more...)

Auction Items Announced for ADOPT THE ARTS Benefit Concert on 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

ADOPT THE ARTS will launch a live benefit concert and live auction for LAUSD elementary schools on Thursday, May 12 at The Fonda Theatre (6126 Hollywood Boulevard) in Los Angeles (red carpet 6:00-7:15PM, show starts: 7:30PM). Music luminaries will gather to perform with and honor 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees GLENN HUGHES (Deep Purple) and ROBIN ZANDER (Cheap Trick) for their contributions to American art and culture. Proceeds from the concert and auction will be donated to ADOPT THE ARTS music programs in LAUSD elementary schools (see VIP ticket/donation below). (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Friday, May 27, 2016
by - May 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, airing on THE CW on Friday, May 27, 2016! (more...)

VINE OF THE DEAD to Play The Invisible Dog This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Jim Findlay's VINE OF THE DEAD, a performance produced by Joel Bassin and Collapsable Giraffe, presented by The Invisible Dog Art Center, will play three performances only at The Invisible Dog, 51 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, May 26 - 28, 2016 at 9 p.m. (more...)

THE TWITS, GREASE and More Set for 2016 'Made At Curve' Series
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

?With an acclaimed revival of Legally Blonde still running in the theatre, Chief Executive Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster announce a new season of Made At Curve productions for autumn and Christmas 2016. (more...)

Steve Vai to Perform Pair of Shows at The Iridium Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Next Wednesday evening, Steve Vai will perform two exclusive sets on Wednesday, May 11th at The Iridium in New York City - the most intimate room Vai has headlined in years. The shows will take place at 8:00PM and 10:30PM. Tickets can be purchased here beginning today at Noon ET. (more...)

Fly Before You Buy: Drone Testing Cage Unveiled at B&H Photo Manhattan SuperStore
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

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Amazon Prime Video Adds New Series JULIAN FELLOWES PRESENTS DOCTOR THORNE to Lineup
by TV - On the Road - May 3, 2016

Amazon today announced it has added the period drama series JULIAN FELLOWES PRESENTS DOCTOR THORNE to its lineup of Amazon Original Series, and is scheduled to premiere the series on Prime Video in the U.S. on May 20. (more...)

Paul O'Grady, Julian Clary and More to Lead CINDERELLA at the London Palladium, Dec. 9
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Initial casting is announced today (26 May 2016) for Qdos Entertainment's London Palladium production of Cinderella.  The 32 strong cast will be led byPaul O'Grady as The Wicked Stepmother, Julian Clary as Dandini, Lee Mead as Prince Charming, Paul Zerdin as Buttons, Nigel Havers as Lord Chamberlain and Count Arthur Strong as Baron Hardup.  The roles of Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother and the Ugly Sisters will be announced soon.  (more...)

Scoop: AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEO on ABC - Sunday, June 12, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEO, airing on ABC on Sunday, June 12, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: Winter Park Playhouse Closes Season with Longest Running Musical, THE FANTASTICKS
by April Montgomery - May 23, 2016

THE FANTASTICKS opened for the first time in a small Off-Broadway theater in Greenwich Village in 1960. It has enjoyed astonishing popularity and is still running Off-Broadway to this very day. Recently, the Winter Park Playhouse opened this timeless show to close out its 2015-2016 season. (more...)

BWW Interview: Writer Nathanael William Stolte
by Mark C. Lloyd - May 23, 2016

Nathanael William Stolte is a madcap, DIY, Buffalo poet. His first chapbook 'A Beggar's Book of Poems' published by LastFirstPress-PrintCollective came out in the summer of 2015. He has been a featured poet at Third Wednesday, ECC, and Buffalo State College. Also, in Cleveland, Ohio at Guide to Kulture Book Store. He is one of the founding members of Cringe-Worthy Poets Collective. CWPCollective Press is the kitchen table press he and the Cringers started this year. His second chapbook 'Bumblebee Petting Zoo' and small collections of poems '9 By NWS' and '8 By NWS' were published this year (2016). He is currently working on a summer tour with the Cringers and John Dorsey, nine cities from New Jersey to New Mexico at the end of July. He travels to Kent and Cleveland Ohio for readings as well as Rochester New York. He hopes to expand to Syracuse New York and Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He describes his poetics as cathartic confessional or nostalgic reverie. He also co-hosts a monthly poetry circle at Rust Belt on Grant Street, every first Thursday of the month, always at 7pm. (more...)

Updater Kicks Off National Moving Month With Resources And Activities...
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

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truTV Announces May 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2016

truTV announces its upcoming May programming highlights. (more...)

Music Matters on BET!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

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BWW Recap: Strand By Your Man on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - May 2, 2016

When will these people learn to not trust anyone in the apocalypse? They can't still be this naive, can they? Trusting humans didn't pay off once again. (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Friday, June 10, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, airing on THE CW on Friday, June 10, 2016! (more...)

VIDEO: San Francisco's New Conservatory Theatre Brings Intimacy Back To Revised ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER
by Michael Dale - May 18, 2016

2011 revised version of the 1965 Lerner & Lane musical went from an intimate affair to a large Broadway production. (more...)

Martina McBride Announces Special Concert Series & Anthem for Band Against Cancer
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Sarah Cannon, the global cancer institute of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), in partnership with Country superstar, Martina McBride, and Big Machine Label Group (BMLG), announced details today about The Sarah Cannon Tour concert series in support of their collective initiative, Band Against Cancer. (more...)

Blue Horse Repertory's LEADING LADIES Set for Bridge Street Theatre, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

?The Blue Horse Repertory Company present an evening of comedic readings of one-act plays and monologues for women called "Leading Ladies" at the Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill. The show is directed by Flo Hayle and features Elizabeth Breslin, Lora Lee Ecobelli, Sarah Jane Fawcett, Flo Hayle. Gayle Hudson, Nancy Rothman, and Doris Seipel performing works by Christopher Durang, Jane Martin, and Charles George. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 15
by Audition Roundup - May 15, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 15, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MIKADO Gets A New Look With Rich Characterisations
by Barry Lenny - May 13, 2016

Co-Opera and the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of South Australia have joined forces to perform The Mikado. (more...)

Sundog Theatre to Stage Existential Tragicomedy WAITING FOR GODOT
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Sundog Theatre is pleased to announce this summer's acclaimed Samuel Beckett tragicomedy, WAITING FOR GODOT. (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Friday, June 3, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, airing on THE CW on Friday, June 3, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at APAC
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The award-winning Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) is pleased to present a look into their production of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, now playing through Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (@30th Rd), in Astoria, Queens. With music & lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman, additional material by Jay Reiss, choreographed by Misha Shields,  music directed by Michael Ferrara, directed by Artistic Director Dev Bondarin.  (more...)

BWW Exclusive: What Do the Critics Think of Social Media? Matt Windman Finds Out in Excerpt from THE CRITICS SAY...
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

In The Critics Say...: 57 Theater Reviewers in New York and Beyond Discuss Their Craft and Its Future, Matt Windman, theater critic of the newspaper amNewYork, interviews dozens of other theater critics about their backgrounds, how they go about evaluating different kinds of shows, and the enormous challenges that threaten the future of professional theater criticism. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWMusicWorld.com for 4/24/2016 - 5/1/2016
by BWW - May 1, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWMusicWorld.com from 4/24/2016 - 5/1/2016. (more...)

THE ARCHER FROM MALIS Opens This Weekend at the Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Since co-founding Griot Theatre in 2011, Artistic Director Malik B. El-Amin has pushed the company's mission, finding not just roles but entire productions that could feature female artists, artists of color and artists with physical disabilities and using what some would call creative casting as an opportunity to redefine the classics and local theatre in general. (more...)

Todd Rundgren & The Tubes Featuring Fee Waybill to Play NJPAC, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) located at 1 Center Street in Newark, New Jersey announces new shows see Classic Rock Legend Todd Rundgren performing with The Tubes Ft. Fee Waybill on Friday May 27, 2016 8PM. Progressive rock's groundbreaking songwriter, video pioneer and producer performs his greatest songs, including "I Saw the Light," "Hello It's Me" and "Can We Still Be Friends." The Tubes, featuring Fee Waybill, will open. Tickets available at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). (more...)

MWA Announces the 2016 Edgar Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2015. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 70th Gala Banquet, April 28, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.  (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

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Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2016 Edgar Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2015. (more...)

The Truth Comes Out at THE DR. OZ SHOW This May
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The three-time Emmy award-winning, The Dr. Oz Show roars into May with brand new shows, loaded with exclusive information, where he exposes the truth from America's most popular foods to shocking & surprising behind-closed-door investigations. (more...)

New Season of MTV's LIVE FROM DARYL'S HOUSE' to Premiere 5/5
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

MTV Live, MTV's 24-hour dedicated music channel, kicks off spring with new seasons of performance series' 'Live from Daryl's House' and 'Later... With Jools Holland' on Thursday, May 5 beginning at 9:00 p.m. (more...)

Golf Channel Launches 2016 Web.com Tour on Thursday
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Golf Channel's coverage of the 2016 Web.com Tour season begins Thursday with four-round coverage of the United Leasing & Finance Championship in Newburgh, Ind., the first of 10 Web.com Tour events that will air on Golf Channel in 2016. (more...)

BWW Recap: And We'll All Float On Okay on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
by Jennifer McHugh - Apr 25, 2016

I sure hope nobody was binging on chocolate while watching this episode. Good LORD that was graphic. Our friends on the water aren't slowing down in the least as they start their float down to Mexico. (more...)

HBO to Debut 2016 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY 4/30
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, N.W.A. and Steve Miller are the performer inductees in the exclusive HBO special 2016 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY, debuting SATURDAY, APRIL 30 (more...)

2016 Clay & Wattles Theater Company Season Set to Open at The Gary The Olivia Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2016

The 2016 Clay & Wattles Theater Company opens with the Tony-award winning play 'Act One,' by James Lapine, presented for the first time in Connecticut. The inspirational story is based on the autobiography of the same name by the American theater icon, Moss Hart. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for APAC's THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

The award-winning Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) is pleased to present a behind the scenes look at rehearsals for THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, with music & lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman, additional material by Jay Reiss, choreographed by Misha Shields,  music directed by Michael Ferrara, directed by Artistic Director Dev Bondarin. The limited engagement will be at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (@30th Rd), in Astoria, Queens. Performances begin Thursday, May 5 and continue through Saturday, May 28. Tickets are available at www.apacny.org. (more...)

AUDIO: WAITRESS' Sara Bareilles Warns Theatre-Goers to Silence Phones with Original Tune
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2016

Sara Bareilles has tackled Broadway with the new musical WAITRESS - and now she's tunefully taking on the issue of cell phones in theaters. (more...)

BWW Interview: Celebrate 30 Years of PERFECT CRIME with Record Holder Catherine Russell
by Marissa Sblendorio - Apr 20, 2016

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BWW Review: THRILLER LIVE, King's Theatre, Glasgow, April 18 2016
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 19, 2016

Direct from London's West End, Thriller Live is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world's greatest entertainer. Join us on a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the magic of Michael's 45 year musical history. You will experience over two hours of non-stop hits from pop to rock, soul to disco as the cast play homage to Jackson's legendary live performances and innovative dance moves executed with flair, precision and passion, this is a show that you will never forget. (more...)

Full 2016 Cincinnati Fringe Festival Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Know Theatre of Cincinnati wants you take a chance by picking a show, any show, at the 13th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival, running May 31-June 11, 2016. With 12 days full of of opportunities to catch 50 live productions, Visual Fringe art projects, musical guests, and the nightly Fringe Bar Series at Know Theatre (Fringe Headquarters), you'll find yourself lucky to have more to experience at Fringe this year than ever before. (more...)

BWW Review: IT'S JUST SEX! Tries to Figure It Out
by Stacy Davies - Apr 18, 2016

The battle of the sexes. The battle of sex. Maybe, even, the battle for sex. However it's termed, men and women have scrambled to make sense of their insidious attraction versus spectacular confusion with each other since the Big Bang (ahem). (more...)

Scoop: AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEO on ABC - Sunday, May 8, 2016
by - Apr 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEO, airing on ABC on Sunday, May 8, 2016! (more...)

BWW Interview: Tim Quartier of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at Theatrical Outfit
by Elizabeth Brink - Apr 18, 2016

Tim shares about his dream role in a tale of true love. (more...)

New National Theatre of Scotland Production Headlines International Festival of Arts & Ideas This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas June 10-25, in New Haven, CT, will once again showcase thrilling theatrical performances from around the globe along with electrifying dance and musical productions. This year's theater line-up features one world premiere and three U.S. premieres. (more...)

BBB Warns Public About Scam Targeting Mexican Nationals in Aurora
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

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