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Third Annual World Premiere Trick or Treat Starring Gordon Clapp to Play Northern Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Trick or Treat, written by Jack Neary, runs live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT, January 18 - February 5. For tickets and information, call 802-296-7000 or visit www.northernstage.org. Tickets start at $15 for students and $30 for adults.  (more...)

Foreigner, Cheap Trick And Jason Bonham Tour Set To Launch in July
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

'I Want To Know What Love Is.' 'Cold As Ice.' 'Hot Blooded.' 'Juke Box Hero.' (more...)

Foreigner, Cheap Trick & Jason Bonham Tour Set to Launch This July
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

'I Want To Know What Love Is.' 'Cold As Ice.' 'Hot Blooded.' 'Juke Box Hero.' FOREIGNER, the band behind these classic and iconic songs, is turning 40 this year and they're bringing their friends along for the year-long celebration. (more...)

Washington Capitals to Host Pittsburgh This Week on NBCSN's WEDNESDAY NIGHT RIVALRY
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

NBC Sports presents a classic Metropolitan Division clash on Wednesday Night Rivalry this week, when Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals host Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins this Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. (more...)

Foreigner, Cheap Trick & Jason Bonham to Bring Worldwide Tour to Hershey
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

FOREIGNER, the band behind these classic and iconic songs, is turning 40 this year and they're bringing their friends along for the year-long celebration, coming to Giant Center in Hershey, PA on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 7 PM. (more...)

Utah Opera's Libretti & Libations Unveils Craft Cocktails Inspired by Mitch Leigh's MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Utah Opera and Salt Lake magazine partner for the 3rd annual Libretti & Libations, where art influences life - for at least a drink (or two). Talented mixologists from choice Salt Lake City and Park City restaurants curate artisanal cocktails inspired by the season's opera productions. From January 6 to 29, 2017, 10 participating restaurants will offer expertly-crafted libations inspired by Utah Opera's 2016-17 season opening production of "Man of La Mancha" as a way of infusing food and beverage with the experience of opera. Visit www.utahopera.org/libations for more information. (more...)

Elliott Smith's Either/Or: Expanded Edition Out 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Elliott Smith's best-selling and greatly beloved album, Either/Or, Kill Rock Stars have announced Either/Or: Expanded Edition, out March 10 (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...)

The Peking Acrobats Come to Morrison Center 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

For the last thirty one years, THE PEKING ACROBATS® have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as Trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They push the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. (more...)

June Bratcher Releases YOU ARE DRIVING ME CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

In 1980, 48-year-old June Bratcher sat at her kitchen table with $200 and an idea to start a motor coach business called 'Daisy Tours'. Fast forward nearly four decades and that idea has turned into the $5.75 million-dollar private charter company 'Daisy Charters & Shuttles.' Bratcher relates her personal story on the road to success in 'You Are Driving Me Crazy.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for Lizzie Nunnery's NARVIK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Following their hugely successful touring productions of Plastic Figurines and Chip Shop Chips, Manchester theatre company Box of Tricks is set to tour last year's critically-acclaimed new play with songs, Narvik, by award-winning playwright Lizzie Nunnery. Inspired by tales from naval veterans, and stories of her grandfather's time in the Navy, Nunnery's latest play brings to life a powerful story of love, guilt, heroism and betrayal. (more...)

Jeremy Schonfeld to Celebrate Birthday with Frankie Grande, Lilly Cooper and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

On January 30th, 2017, singer/songwriter Jeremy Schonfeld celebrates his birthday with an all-star lineup of talented friends in concert at (Le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleeker Street, New York, NY 10012). Doors open at 6:30 pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Pittsburgh Opera's RICHARD THE LIONHEART, 1/21-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with the Pennsylvania premiere of Handel's Richard the Lionheart, at Pittsburgh CAPA Theater January 21st-29th. (more...)

BABY MAMA Opens this Week at IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Written and performed by Mariah MacCarthy, Baby Mama: One Woman's Quest to Give Her Child to Gay People tracks her true-to-life adoption journey, from an accidental conception to the placement of her child with the gay couple of her dreams. (more...)

Tottenham vs Manchester City on NBC Sports' Premier League Coverage
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Second-place Tottenham visit fifth-place Manchester City this Saturday, Jan. 21, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and NBC UNIVERSO, highlighting NBC Sports Group's Premier League coverage this week. (more...)

Wild Swan Theater Presents DRUM ME A STORY 2/9-11, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Wild Swan Theater continues its 37th season with Drum Me a Story in celebration of Black History Month.  This delightful collection of African tales was selected and developed for children ages 3 through 9 and is 45 minutes in length.  These humorous stories, including two different Anansi stories illustrating the cleverness of Anansi the spider man, and "How the Turtle Got Its Shell," will be performed through storytelling, acting, and drumming. (more...)

Miss Coco Peru Returns to Los Angeles LGBT Center for Two Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

In response to overwhelming popular demand, the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the return of the legendary Miss Coco Peru in her latest solo show, A Gentle Reminder: Miss Coco Peru's Guide to a Somewhat Happy Life. There will be two performances only at the Renberg Theatre on Friday and Saturday, February 10 & 11 at 8pm. (more...)

Monster Energy Announces Team of the World Class Athletes in the X Games Aspen, 1/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Monster Energy, the official energy drink partner of X Games, is proud to announce its team of world-class athletes ready to compete at X Games Aspen 2017 at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo. All the action gets underway January 26-29. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT, Featuring Mitchell Jarvis, to Play Pittsburgh Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Pittsburgh Public Theater plays on in grand style with William Shakespeare's masterpiece of comedy, Twelfth Night. Directed by The Public's Producing Artistic Director, Ted Pappas, Twelfth Night runs January 26 - February 26, 2017 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. (more...)

Dr. Sherry Bair Shares 'A Bear Named Boo'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Dr. Sherry Bair, a thirty-five-year veteran in the field of education, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'A Bear Named Boo': a light-hearted and potent tale that depicts the compassion and struggles of multiple characters when dealing with communication disorders. 'A Bear Named Boo' portrays people who talk via 'manual' communication and a bear who tries to learn! (more...)

UK Premiere of War-Time Gay Love Story YANK! to Play Hope Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

A moving gay love story set in World War Two is the latest collaboration between a leading London-based theatre production company and one of Manchester's newest arts venues. (more...)

Comedian Benji Brown Takes the Stage at Access Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

???????Stand-up comic Benji Brown will bring the laughs to Access Showroom on Saturday, Feb. 25. (more...)

BMI Announces 19th Annual Composer/Director Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) and Sundance Institute have announced the line-up for the 19th annual Composer/Director Roundtable and 15th annual Snowball during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. (more...)

UK Premiere Of War-time Love Story YANK! To Open 2017 Season For Theatrical Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

???????A moving love story set in World War Two will start the 2017 season in the latest collaboration between a leading London-based theatre production company and one of Manchester's newest arts venues. (more...)

Ann Wilson Announces 2017 Solo 'Ann Wilson of Heart' Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

ANN WILSON has announced her 2017 20-date solo tour. The ANN WILSON OF HEART cross-country trek kicks off Tuesday, March 8 at the Moore Theatre in WILSON's Seattle hometown (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards Winners Announced - Ocean State Theatre Wins Big With 17 Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Rhode Island winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
by - Dec 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, January 18, 2017! (more...)


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Digital Marketing Agency, fishbat, Lists 3 SEO Blunders that Downgrade Search Engine Rankings
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

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Apply to Be BroadwayWorld's Database and Theatre History Intern for Winter 2017!
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 28, 2016

Is Jen Tepper your idol? Trick question, Jen Tepper is everyone's idol. While there will never be another Jen Tepper, if she has inspired you to become a theatre historian, then BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the internet, has the perfect Spring 2016 Semester internship for you. The BWW Database and History Intern will help maintain the largest theatrical database in the world and will write original pieces chronicling the history of shows, performers, artists, theatres, the Tonys, and more for publication on BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Austin Sports Medicine Shares Ten New Year's Resolutions for a Better Body
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Another new year is almost here, and that means it's time to start making resolutions. Whether a person wants a better relationship, a fitter body or a sharper mind, now is time people all over the world reflect on how to improve their lives. With more than one-third of U.S. adults being obese, it's likely that health and wellness resolutions are on a lot of minds. (more...)

BWW Review: 16 for 2016 - The Best Shows and Performances of the Year in the Tampa-St. Petersburg Area
by Peter Nason - Dec 27, 2016

We surely needed theatre as a tonic for the horrors that defined 2016; here are the best of the best shows in the Bay Area. (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Monday, January 9, 2017
by - Dec 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, airing on THE CW on Monday, January 9, 2017! (more...)

Northern Stage Sets Lineup for 4th Annual NEW WORKS NOW Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Northern Stage has announced its fourth annual New Works Now, a showcase and celebration of new plays, and this year, female playwrights, to be presented January 6 - 8 at the Barrette Center for the Arts. (more...)

New Jersey Performing Arts Center Presents Shows for the Whole Family
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents shows for the whole family! Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of The Rooster. A delight for the entire family, the Year of the Rooster combines the elegance of traditional Asian art and the beauty of American modern dance with thrilling choreography, exotic music and dazzling acrobats. Saturday, January 28, 2017 2:00 PM & Sunday, January 29, 2017 2:00 PM at Victoria Theater. (more...)

YouTube Sensations F2 Freestylers Host New Premier League Show IT'S CALLED FOOTBALL
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

NBC Sports Group and Whistle Sports have teamed up on a new series - IT'S CALLED FOOTBALL - hosted by the YouTube sensation F2 Freestylers. The six-part series debuts on Boxing Day with back-to-back episodes this Monday, Dec. 26 (more...)

A LONG DECEMBER by Richard Chizmar Earns Stephen King's Seal of Approval
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

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NBC Sports to Present PREMIER LEAGUE-Packed Holiday Season Over Next 2 Weeks
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

NBC Sports Group presents a Premier League packed holiday season in the next two weeks, highlighted by 30 Premier League matches in 10 days, and 20 consecutive hours of Premier League programming (more...)

TRICK 3D Adds to Team Roster With Director of Communications Hire
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

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Caps Lock Theatre and Jack Sharkey Present BABY MAMA: ONE WOMAN'S QUEST TO GIVE HER CHILD TO GAY PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Written and performed by Mariah MacCarthy, Baby Mama: One Woman's Quest to Give Her Child to Gay People tracks her true-to-life adoption journey, from an accidental conception to the placement of her child with the gay couple of her dreams. All the while MacCarthy manages to live her life, date, and even attend the occasional orgy. (more...)

Contrast Security Makes .NET Applications Self-Defending
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

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Midnight Sun Debuts with 'To The Whistle Remix'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Debuting on the international Dance music scene, Midnight Sun is set to make waves with his unique House infused flavours. (more...)

MAGIC and Murder Come to the Marlowe Studio, Canterbury, Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Magic Paintbrush, on Saturday 14 January, is an energetic, surprising and funny show for children, set to a quirky urban soundtrack. In a grey, colourless world, a brave young heroine paints her world into a brighter place. (more...)

PETER & THE WOLF, PEKING ACROBATS, A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD and More Set for 2017 Kids Series at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents shows for the whole family! Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of The Rooster. A delight for the entire family, the Year of the Rooster combines the elegance of traditional Asian art and the beauty of American modern dance with thrilling choreography, exotic music and dazzling acrobats. Saturday, January 28, 2017 2:00 PM & Sunday, January 29, 2017 2:00 PM at Victoria Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE ADVENTURES OF DICK!, Opening Tonight at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Adventures of Dick! will be in the Main House at Leicester Square Theatre now through Friday 30 December. Press night is tonight 14 December at 7.00pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Comedy Central to Premiere New Comedy Series DETROITERS, 2/7
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The Motor City comes alive in Comedy Central's new series DETROITERS premiering Tuesday, February 7 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT following the season nine premiere of “Tosh.0.” (more...)

VIDEO: Maureen Dowd Reveals Trick to Getting on Donald Trump's Good Side
by - Dec 13, 2016

On last night' LATE NIGHT, columnist Maureen Dowd talked about being blacklisted by Donald Trump and her "screwball comedy" relationship with George H.W. Bush. (more...)

PEKING ACROBATS Comes to New Jersey Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Peking Acrobats. For 31 years, the Peking Acrobats have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. (more...)

John Legend, Hailee Steinfeld & More Join DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVEN Performance Lineup
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Alessia Cara, G-Eazy featuring Bebe Rexha, Flo Rida featuring Macy Kate, Martin Garrix also with Bebe Rexha, John Legend, Mike Posner and Hailee Steinfeld are the final performers to join the Billboard Hollywood Party on ABC's telecast of 'DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017. (more...)

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