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Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
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by Marianka Swain - Mar 9, 2017

Fifty years on, Tom Stoppard's absurdist tragicomedy is back in the theatre where it had its professional premiere, and still just as dazzlingly virtuosic. If some of its gags, musings and metatheatrical Tricks have since become overfamiliar through imitation, that's surely testament to its enduring influence. (more...)

Manchester International Festival Announces 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Manchester International Festival has today announced John McGrath's inaugural programme for the 2017 event (Thursday 29 June - Sunday 16 July). (more...)

Magic Shows For Kids and Grown-ups Come to Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Fresh from their appearance on ITV 1's The Next Great Magician, and sell-out seasons in 2015 and 2016 at the Edinburgh Fringe and on the London Southbank the time-travelling magicians Morgan & West are off to Greenwich Theatre next month (Wed 5 April) with two critically acclaimed magic shows for kids and grown-ups. (more...)

Mason R. Glenn Releases 'Getting Ahead of the Gayme: Man First, Gay Second'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Mason R. Glenn, a professional matchmaker and author, has completed his new book 'Getting Ahead of the Gayme: Man First, Gay Second': a gripping and potent guide book to the often trepidatious experience of dating as a gay male. (more...)

by Barry Lenny - Mar 9, 2017

Llewelyn-Williams is captivating, and a great storyteller. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????Following an acclaimed, sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, FRACKED! OR: PLEASE DON'T USE THE F-WORD will embark on a UK tour from April 2017. Alistair Beaton's provocative new comedy takes us to an idyllic English village threatened by an energy company intent on drilling for shale gas.  (more...)

Nashville Rep Offers Three Specialized Acting Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Nashville Repertory Theatre will offer three in-depth acting workshops taught by theatre experts. Offering a workshop that broadens an actor's skill in a different way each month (April, May, June), the three workshops meet for three sessions each within a Scene Study format. (more...)

Ben Affleck & Pixar Filmmakers to Be Honored at AUTFEST Film Festival; Lineup Announced
by Movies News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

AutFest, the first film festival solely dedicated to an autistic audience and filmmakers, today announced its official program selections for its first annual film festival celebrating autism awareness “from spectrum to screen.” (more...)

EchoTest Feat. Bass Virtuoso Julie Slick to Release New Concept Album 'From Two Balconies'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Bassists Julie Slick (Adrian Belew Power Trio, Crimson ProjeKct) and Marco Machera are proudly presenting a new EchoTest album, exploring new heights in this bassist collaboration with their third release (more...)

BWW Review: HANDBAGGED, Jack Studio Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 8, 2017

Handbagged imagines what was said by Mrs Thatcher and The Queen in their weekly meetings to hilarious effect in Moira Buffini's award-winning satire. (more...)

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Announces its 2017 Theater Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater is proud to announce its 33rd season of live theater, the 2017 Summer Concert Series, and a few very special events. Jeffry George, Executive Artistic Director, and Christopher Ostrom, Managing Director and Artistic Associate, stated that in times of transition it's important to reflect on the power of healing through relationships. (more...)

FUN HOME Kicks off Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Portland Center Stage at The Armory kicks off its 30th anniversary season with the "heart-gripping and cathartic" musical Fun Home, which swept the 2015 Tony Awards with five wins. (more...)

Clare Barron's DANCE NATION Wins 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.S. playwright Clare Barron for her play Dance Nation.  On March 6, New York's Playwrights Horizons hosted a ceremony honoring the winner and finalists of the prize and celebrating the 39th anniversary of the international prize, which is based in Houston. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Mar 7, 2017

Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! As the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue! (more...)

Jamie Anderson Wins Second and Sven Thorgren Takes Third in Slopestyle at Burton US Open Snowboarding
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Monster Energy congratulates athletes Jamie Anderson and Sven Thorgren for their respective second and third place finishes at the Slopestyle event at the historic Burton US Open Snowboarding in Vail, Colorado. Heading into the home stretch of competition season, both riders continued their stellar year with insane runs solidifying them as two of the most respected names in professional snowboarding. (more...)

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Sneak Preview Reveals Rich Array Of Choice And Quality
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

As the first tickets go on sale today, Wandsworth Council offer a sneak preview of the 2017 Wandsworth Arts Fringe programme. With 140 shows in 65 venues across the borough, this year's festival promises to be the biggest and most varied yet. From May 5 to 21 every conceivable space in the borough is transformed into a place of creative celebration. (more...)

Chloe Kim Wins Superpipe at Burton US Open of Snowboarding
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Congratulations are in order for Monster Energy athlete Chloe Kim as she took the victory in the Superpipe at the 35th annual Burton US Open of Snowboarding. Considered one of the most prestigious events in snowboarding, Kim left little doubt as to her dominance in the sport defending her title from last season and sending off competition season in style. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alanna Kalbfleisch Makes Theater Happen
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Mar 6, 2017

I don't think my goal is to be a performer, rather more of a person who makes theater happen. Whether that is being an actor, a designer, a director, a patron, a donor, a supporter, an observer, or the executive director of a theater company, that's completely up to fate, really. All I want is to be a part of the progression of this art. (more...)

Comedy Series OLD DOGS & NEW TRICKS Launches GoFundMe for Series Return
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

The gang from the award-winning gay digital TV comedy series Old Dogs & New Tricks will return for a fourth season, confirms show's creator Leon Acord, if they can raise the funds via (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Lucy Kirkwood's Gripping Political Thriller CHIMERICA Ponders The Possibilities Of What Happened To One Of The 20th Century's Most Iconic Protesters, Tiananme
by Jade Kops - Mar 5, 2017

In a world where numerous societies are questioning their leaders' ability to represent them with humanity and compassion, Lucy Kirkwood's CHIMERICA shines a spotlight on one of the defining images of protest and courage of the 20th Century. (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Thursday, March 16, 2017
by - Mar 4, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CATCH, airing on ABC on Thursday, March 16, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS at Music Hall At Fair Park
by Kyle Christopher West - Mar 4, 2017

At its best, theatre is an escape from our day-to-day lives, a mirror to society, and an opportunity to see something special. But, when that mirror is combined with a little smoke, the escape turns into an incredible disappearing act, the special becomes magical and the audience is spellbound. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting for THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Starring Lenny Henry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Bruce Norris' new translation of Bertolt Brecht's satirical masterpiece The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, directed by Simon Evans with design by Peter McKintosh. (more...)

Scoop: THE FOSTERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
by - Mar 3, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE FOSTERS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, March 21, 2017! (more...)

EPM Leadership Summit 2017 Lights Up Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017


Master of Mixes Introduces Four New Cocktail Flavors For At-Home Mixologists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Cocktail enthusiasts now have four more ways to stir up fun with the launch of new flavors from Master of Mixes : Blood Orange Margarita, Blue Curaao, BigBucket Mango Margarita and Michelada. Each flavor is bold and exotic, bursting with an authentic, made-from-scratch taste. (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents Mark Nizer 4D
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Juggler and comedian Mark Nizer brings his family-friendly unique comedy, world-class juggling, movement, music, and technology to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 23. (more...)

BWW Review: CIRCUS 1903 Has A Plethora of Family-Friendly Acts Up Its Sleeve
by Rachel Weinberg - Mar 22, 2017

Come one, come all to CIRCUS 1903-THE GOLDEN AGE OF CIRCUS that has landed in Chicago with plenty of razzle dazzle circus acts and exhilarating feats to make this show a treat for the whole family. Directed by Neil Dorward, and featuring two magnificently rendered elephant puppets from Significant Object, the artistic company that was also behind WAR HORSE, CIRCUS 1903 is a feast for the eyes and recalls the delights of a classic traveling circus. (more...)

Stage Version of Jane Austen's NORTHANGER ABBEY to Play Exeter Northcott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

A delightful stage version of Jane Austen's earliest novel, Northanger Abbey, comes to Exeter Northcott Theatre, running running Mon 3 - Thu 6 April 2017. (more...)

Food Network to Premiere Six-Episode Event IRON CHEF GAUNTLET, 4/6
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The elite culinary skill, strategy and stamina of Iron Chef America returns to Food Network this spring with IRON CHEF GAUNTLET, a fresh reboot of the fan-favorite franchise hosted by the incomparable Alton Brown. (more...)

IRTE to Kick Off SENSE-ATIONAL Season at The Producers Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The multi-award winning improv troupe, IRTE, an ensemble of comedy actors and writers who develop, produce and perform original themed improvisational shows, following the style of traditional theatre, bring us back to our childhood with another romp through pop-culture. (more...)

PINKALICIOUS, CINDERELLA, and More Lead John W Engeman Youth Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport (Kevin J. O'Neill, Managing Director and Richard T. Dolce, Producing Artistic Director) announces its 2017-2018 Youth Theater Season, sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. (more...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 16, 2017

Make no bones about it: the mind and imagination of playwright Tony Kushner (whose Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is playing at Nashville's Darkhorse Theatre, in a new production of from ACT 1) is nothing like yours or mine or that guy sitting at the table by the window at your neighborhood Starbucks, tip-tap-typing away at his laptop in hopes of capturing lightning in a bottle with his words or that woman waxing philosophical about the current political climate in this country while recapping the latest happenings on her favorite TV series for some obscure website. (more...)

Daisy Eagan and Jordan Kai Burnett Return with SUNDAY BRUNCH OF SHAME at West Bank Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame makes its NYC debut after a wildly successful run in Los Angeles! A comedy show with music, prizes, sketches, and lots of shame. Do you like pop music? Do you like brunch? Did you have a little too much fun last night? Do you like to laugh? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, then you won't want to miss Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame. Fresh from their night out the night before, Tony winner, Daisy Eagan and future Tony winner, Jordan Kai Burnett will impart tips and Tricks to surviving the dark days ahead. (Legal note: Daisy and Jordan are not liable for any of the 'wisdom' imparted should such 'wisdom' lead to unwise decisions on the part of any audience member.). Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame is the perfect antidote to a night of bad decisions. This show is not suitable for children under the age of 16, unless that's just what kind of parent you are in which case you do you. Guests who come wearing clothes from the night before get a special door prize. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, The Illusionists - Live From Broadway will play Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm, as part of its current North American tour to more than 50 cities. (more...)

Stage Traffic Productions Present the European Premiere of LATE COMPANY at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

As part of the Finborough Theatre's celebrations of Canada's 150th birthday, Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill, "the hottest name in Canadian theatre", will debut his play, Late Company, at the Finborough Theatre, for a strictly limited season from 25 April - 20 May 2017, with press nights on 27 April/28 April. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block to Host Master Class, Headline Community Theatre League Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Community Theatre League, Williamsport's leading community theatre, has announced 'An Evening with a Star,' starring Tony Award nominee Stephanie J. Block on April 8 at 7:30pm. (more...) Launches Education Blog
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017 has launched an education blog, an informative resource providing useful guidelines to assist teachers and students in their scholastic goals. (more...)

Jyll Jackson Lancaster Shares 'Echos From the Past'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Jyll Jackson Lancaster, a wife, mother, grandmother, animal lover, social worker, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'Echos From the Past': a gripping and potent story of intrigue, mystery, fear and manipulation with several unexpected moments that tie together a questionable murder plot. (more...)

Verge Theatre Announces April Programming
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Here is what is happening at Verge Theater in April. See the full lineup below! (more...)

Box Of Tricks' Acclaimed World War II Drama NARVIK Comes To London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Following their hugely successful touring productions of Plastic Figurines and Chip Shop Chips, Manchester theatre company Box of Tricks bring their critically-acclaimed new play with songs, Narvik, by award-winning playwright Lizzie Nunnery, to London's New Diorama Theatre. (more...)

Childsplay presents the Live Stage Adaptation of Dr. Seuss' THE CAT IN THE HAT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

 Music Hall presents the live stage adaptation of Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat, performed by Childsplay, the nationally-recognized professional theatre for young audiences, one show, Sunday, April 2nd at 4:00 PM.  (more...)

Jamie Anderson Wins Silver in Women's Snowboard Slopestyle at X Games Norway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Monster Energy congratulates Jamie Anderson on a silver medal in Snowboard Slopestyle at X Games Norway. Capping off a podium filled season, Anderson distanced herself even further as the most medaled rider in X Games Snowboard Slopestyle history with this most recent piece of hardware. (more...)

Sven Thorgren Wins Gold and Ståle Sandbech Takes Silver in Snowboard Slopestyle at X Games Norway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Monster Energy congratulates Sven Thorgren and Ståle Sandbech who took the two top spots in Snowboard Slopestyle at X Games Norway. This is the first X Games Gold for Thorgren, who on his final run took the victory from Sandbech who held the lead the entire competition. (more...)

Max Parrot Wins Silver in Snowboard Big Air at X Games Norway 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Monster Energy congratulates Max Parrot for taking silver in Men's Snowboard Big Air at X Games Norway. In the final major contest of the season, Parrot once again showed his propensity for the absurd with a barrage of progressive Tricks that left the crowd, judges and anyone watching at home inspired and in awe. (more...)

World Premiere CLUE Stage Adaptation and More Headed to Bucks County Playhouse in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Bucks County Playhouse's Executive Producer, Robyn Goodman, Producing Director Alexander Fraser and Producers Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler are pleased to announce the Playhouse's 2017 subscription season. (more...)

Alton Brown Hosts Return of IRON CHEF GAUNTLET on Food Network 4/16
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

The elite culinary skill, strategy and stamina of Iron Chef America returns to Food Network this spring with IRON CHEF GAUNTLET, a fresh reboot of the fan-favorite franchise hosted by the incomparable Alton Brown. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's FUN Company Presents THE COMMEDIA RAPUNZEL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) presents a new take on the classic, tangled fairytale that we all love. Written by Lane Riosley, this crazy-fun play combines the story of Rapunzel with the commedia style of performance. Watch as Rapunzel lets down her hair, finds adventure, and discovers the balance between absurdity and hilarity! When Gottel the Witch discovers a thief in her garden, she Tricks him into exchanging his first-born daughter for a salad. Inspired by the Italian tradition of Commedia dell'arte - improvised comedy plays with few sets and props - this spin on the classic fairytale is hilarious and great for the entire family! Filled with lots of lazzi and witty fun, this commedia tale is a pure delight! (more...)

BWW Preview: THE HANDS OF LIBERACE at Green Valley Recreation West Center
by Debbie Hall - Mar 10, 2017

Premiere virtuoso pianist Philip Fortenberry continues his solo tour, "The Hands of Liberace" tour in Arizona. Celebrating the musical genius of Liberace in his concert, Fortenberry will play well-known, loved pieces and share his insights. A performer on Broadway and the Las Vegas Strip, Fortenberry will star in "The Hands of Liberace" in the Green Valley Recreation West Center in Green Valley, Arizona on March 14. (more...)

Casting Update Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MIND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

With their critically acclaimed production of Stephen Karam's Speech and Debate running at the Trafalgar Studios, Defibrillator Artistic Director James Hillier today announces a casting update for their production of Sam Shepherd's A Lie of the Mind. (more...)

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