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World Premiere THE DANCING HANDKERCHIEF Concludes Theatrical Outfit's 40th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Atlanta audiences are invited into a beautiful fable, told through song, dance, stage magic, and puppetry, about an aspiring rocker-girl who falls into a magician-dad's bag of Tricks.  (more...)

'The Defense's Worst Nightmare': Keith Mitnik Premieres New Website Chock Full of Courtroom Secrets
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

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Art House's JC Fridays is Back This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Summer is quickly approaching, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 55 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, June 2, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. (more...)

Hayes Theatre Co Unveils Act Two of 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Earlier this evening Hayes Theatre Co unveiled the shows that will be making up Act Two of 2017 with productions to be staged from July through to December 2017.  (more...)

THE HIGH SCHOOL PROJECT Among Six New Bravo Unscripted Series
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2017

Bravo Media is adding six new unscripted series to its development slate, it was announced today by Rachel Smith, Senior Vice President, Development. (more...)

Mark Rylance to Reign on Broadway in FARINELLI AND THE KING This Winter
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Mark Rylance, three-time Tony Award winner (Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing, Twelfth Night) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies), will return to Broadway in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING, a new play with music by author and composer Claire van Kampen, it was announced today by producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Black. (more...)

Latitude Festival 2017 Invites Theatre Line Up To Join The Revolution
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The UK's finest multi-arts festival returns for its 12th edition promising an unrivalled breadth, depth and quality of arts programming. (more...)

Charlotte Spencer Joins Eve Best, Edward Bluemel, and Anthony Head in LOVE IN IDLENESS
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Charlotte Spencer joins Eve Best, Edward Bluemel, Anthony Head, Vivienne Rochester and Nicola Sloane in Terence Rattigan's Love in Idleness as it transfers to the Apollo Theatre for a strictly limited season. (more...)

BWW Review: Cadence Theatre's RABBIT HOLE Examines Life After Tragedy
by Jeremy Bustin - May 5, 2017

'Things just aren't nice anymore.' People have different coping mechanisms for grief, a message that is profoundly on display in Cadence Theatre's production of David Lindsay Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama RABBIT HOLE. The show runs through May 20 at Virginia Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Village Playwrights Announce Spring 2017 Lineup of Readings and More
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Village Playwrights have announced news about their upcoming events. The group meets from 8 pm to 10 pm at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St., NYC. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Flash: Swing Over to the Wild Side for an Exhilarating Trip Through SOHO
by Roy Tan - May 5, 2017

Swing over to the wild side for an exhilarating trip through Soho. (more...)

Photo Coverage: James Thierree Brings Surreal Acrobatics to Sadler's Wells in THE TOAD KNEW
by Roy Tan - May 4, 2017

Step into the wonderfully weird world of multi-talented performer and director James Thierree. Following Tabac Rouge in 2014, James Thierree returns with his latest critically acclaimed creation, featuring a seamless mix of mechanical marvels, music, surreal humour and acrobatic finesse. Scroll down for photos from the show below! (more...)

New Hosting Provider to Speak Out Against Hidden Fees and Conditions
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

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Birmingham Royal Ballet presents COPPELIA This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

This June, Birmingham Royal Ballet takes to the road once more with Coppelia, a timeless classic from the golden age of ballet. (more...)

Bishop Fox to Speak on 'Effective Incident Response' and 'Defeating Social Engineering' at Interop ITX 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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Meredith And Andrews McMeel Universal Launch 'Posh Coloring Studio' Coloring Book Club For Adults
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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Digital Marketing Agency, fishbat, Discusses 3 Recent Changes to SEO to be Aware Of
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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Full Casting Announced for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The full company is announced today for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, running at Chichester Festival Theatre from 10 July - 26 August, with a press night on Tuesday 18 July. Directed by Daniel Evans, the cast of this new staging of the classic Broadway musical is led by Omid Djalili and Tracy-Ann Oberman. (more...)

Ina Garten Launches BAREFOOT CONTESSA: COOK LIKE A PRO on Food Network 5/28
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

In BAREFOOT CONTESSA: COOK LIKE A PRO, Ina will help viewers bring their cooking to the next level, by sharing foolproof recipes and tips for delicious food made easy. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico School of Dance Announces 2017 Summer Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, announces this year's Ballet Hispánico School of Dance 2017 Summer Programs. (more...)

THIRTEEN's 'Theater Close-Up' to Present Signature Theatre's OLD HATS, 6/13
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway and regional theaters - presents Tony Award winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner in their award-winning, critically acclaimed production of OLD HATS from Signature Theatre (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' Continues with Jacques Pepin: The Art of Craft on PBS, 5/26
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

The culinary journey of AMERICAN MASTERS 'Chefs Flight' - four documentaries on legendary chefs - continues with a profile on Jacques Pépin, a young immigrant with movie-star looks and a charming Gallic accent, who elevated essential kitchen techniques to an art form to become one of America's most beloved food icons. (more...)

Roger Mooking Returns for Smoking-Hot New Season of Cooking Channel's MAN FIRE FOOD, 5/30
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

As temperatures rise outside, Cooking Channel is heating up with a smoking new season of MAN FIRE FOOD, kicking off on Tuesday, May 30th at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT. (more...)

Discover Magic in the Mother City Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Believe in magic and you will find it ... and it's closer than you think. (more...)

New Documentary Series WATERGATE in the Works at History Channel
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

HISTORY(R) has commissioned the definitive original documentary series about one of the biggest criminal conspiracies in modern politics, WATERGATE, produced and directed by Academy Award(R)-winning director Charles Ferguson ('Inside Job'). (more...)

NBC & Universal Brand Development Team On AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR Experience
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

NBC's AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (ANW), the premiere obstacle course competition series that is revolutionizing sports entertainment, is coming directly to fans through an immersive live event experience geared for the whole family (more...)

LIVERPOOL LOVES Festival Is Back And Moves To The City Centre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Orb CIC are delighted to announce that the award-winning festival Liverpool Loves will return to the city this Summer! (more...)

FAUST 3: THE TURD COMING, OR THE FART OF THE DEAL to Satirize Trump Fiasco Onstage This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

'Faust 3: The Turd Coming, or The Fart of the Deal' by Paul David Young, a political satire of the Trump fiasco performed by an ensemble of four clowns, will have its world premiere June 11 to 26 in The Meeting Room of Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, presented by Skylight Productions.  Augustus Heagerty directs. (more...)

Guest Blog: Myriam Gadri on GALA's Spanish-Language IN THE HEIGHTS
by Guest Blogger: Myriam Gardi - May 19, 2017

My name is Myriam Gadri, and I have the honor of playing Graffiti Pete at GALA. I feel lucky to be a part of such an eye-opening project with themes of immigration and identity. This groundbreaking show has not only given a voice to the Latino community, but to people like me. I moved to the US seven years ago to pursue a career in the performing arts. I was born in Lausanne, Switzerland to a Spanish, Tunisian, Italian, French mother and Ivorian father. I grew up between Togo, Africa, Switzerland and London, England. As a multicultural immigrant, it is not every day that you get to be a part of something that hits so close to home. I will forever cherish the discoveries made from the moment I got cast. (more...)

Big Apple Circus Welcomes New Ringmaster, Return of Grandma
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The search is over! Producers Big Top Works have announced that Ty McFarlan will be the new ringmaster for the 40th Anniversary season of the BIG APPLE CIRCUS. (more...)

Joanie Leeds Brings 'Brooklyn Baby!' Show to Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Award-winning kids' musician Joanie Leeds will bring a little bit of Brooklyn to the South Bay with a fun-filled, all-ages Brooklyn Baby! show at 12:00 noon on Thursday, June 22 at the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, 180 Woz Way, San Jose, CA. (more...)

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED, ON GOLDEN POND and More Set for Redhouse Arts Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Redhouse Arts Center has announced its 2017-18 Main Stage Season filled with charm, wit, laughter, a dash of hysterical family dynamics and plenty of pure theatrical excitement. (more...)

12 Peers Theater Presents THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) by Will Eno
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

12 Peers Theater presents the first production of their 2017 season, Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno, to be performed at the University of Pittsburgh Studio Theatre June 1-18, 2017. (more...)

A Season of Power, Violence, and Revenge Comes to Citizens Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Today the Citizens Theatre announces its Autumn 2017 season including plays from different ages and countries focusing on the very personal consequences of absolute power, violence and revenge. The season of ancient and modern plays that respond directly and indirectly to the world today goes on sale Tuesday 16 May at 10am. (more...)

THE TOMMY COOPER SHOW Returns to The Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Tommy Cooper Show returns to The Epstein Theatre this summer with West End star Daniel Taylor as Tommy Cooper, in the knockout performance of the year. (more...)

Matthew Mitcham Goes UNDER THE COVERS at Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Matthew Mitcham burst onto the cabaret scene in 2014 with the refreshingly real, multi-award-winning musical comedy, Twists and Turns and in 2017 he returns with a brand-new show, UNDER THE COVERS, 19th to 23rd July at Sydney's Hayes Theatre Co. (more...)

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Announces Additions to 2017–18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) announced the addition of several new performances to its 2017-2018 lineup. (more...)

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati presents Very First Summer Production
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

This summer, The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati, the country's oldest professional theater for young audiences, invites families to be a part of its first summertime show, and its first full-scale production on the Ralph and Patricia Corbett Showtime Stage:  DR. SEUSS'S THE CAT IN THE HAT!   Running June 2 - July 9, 2017, DR. SEUSS'S THE CAT IN THE HAT will treat audiences to 36 up-close-and-personal performances in the small 152-seat performance space housed in the company's facility on Red Bank Road in Hyde Park.  Show times include: (more...)

NEWSIES, POLKADOTS, MADAGASCAR and More Set for Orlando REP's 15th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Orlando Repertory Theatre (Orlando REP), in partnership with UCF, has announced its 2017 - 2018 Season! Orlando REP is Florida's only professional theatre for families and young audiences, and has staged recent box-office hits such as Harry Connick, Jr.'s The Happy Elf and Curious George: The Golden Meatball! (more...)

Playhouse on Park Young Audience Series Presents Dr. Seuss' THE CAT IN THE HAT
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

The beloved children's classic Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat comes to life on stage at Playhouse on Park from June 3-11! Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Review: Delightful NEARLY LEAR Brings Kid-Friendly Shakespeare to the Kennedy Center
by Barbara Johnson - May 13, 2017

It's thrilling to discover a work of Shakespeare for the first time, especially as a kid. For me, those introductions came from old episodes of "Wishbone" on PBS, but luckily for today's young audiences in the Washington area, there's a live option: NEARLY LEAR, a tweaked, SparkNotes-length version of the dark original work, performed in a one-woman show by Susanna Hamnett at the Kennedy Center's Family Theater. (more...)

BWW Preview: Thursday in the Garden with Wolfie - On Site Opera and Atlanta Opera Tackle Mozart's SECRET GARDENER
by Richard Sasanow - May 12, 2017

On Site Opera's (OSO) new production of THE SECRET GARDENER--better known to Mozart aficionados as LA FINTA GIARDINIERA--debuts in New York, as part of the New York Opera Alliance's New York OperaFest, in Manhattan's Westside Community Garden on Thursday May 11 for three performances. It was created and produced in conjunction with the Atlanta Opera, which present it in the Atlanta Botanical Gardens next week, marking the start of a series of “beautiful friendships” for the spunky New York company, which is known for its unique, immersive, site-specific productions of often-unfamiliar works. (more...)

Eastleigh Unwrapped Festival Confirms 17th June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Returning for a fifth year in 2017, The Point is proud to once again present the Eastleigh Unwrapped Festival on Saturday 17th June.  (more...)

Soulo Theatre Fest Opens with Knock Out Show
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Celebrating its 5th anniversary with an amazing line up of shows, workshops and panels, Toronto's Soulo Theatre Festival runs May 25-28 with all events except the Opening Night taking place at the RED Sandcastle Theatre in Leslieville. (more...)

Postcards Festival Returns to Jacksons Lane
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Postcards is back and bigger than ever! This three-week festival of circus, cabaret and extraordinary performance at Jacksons Lane, North London's creative space, offers twists, turns and just a touch of blasphemy. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS on ABC - Sunday, May 28, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS, airing on ABC on Sunday, May 28, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES is Glitzy, Homespun Fun
by Tyler Hinton - May 10, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company's production of the rarely revived THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES is full of glitz; glamor; and simple, homespun fun. (more...)

BWW Review: TARZAN at PMT Anchored by Strong Performances, Lots of Rope
by Greg Kerestan - May 10, 2017

Disney's jungle tuner is all about stunts and spectacle, and PMT's production delivers both, with some spectacular singing thrown in. (more...)

Kids!! Enter ROALD DAHL'S IMAGINORMOUS CHALLENGE by May 31st, 2017! You could win books for your classroom or a trip to Broadway!!!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - May 10, 2017

The Roald Dahl Imaginormous Challenge is unlike anything else. It's geared towards ages 5-12 and the idea is to get kids to think of a story they would love to write. Any story! Ex: A mermaid who meets a kangaroo and they go to Montana together. (more...)

Magician Bruce Kalver Returns To Ocean State Theatre With MAGICAL MOMENTS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Professional Magician, Bruce Kalver returns to Ocean State Theatre with his popular show Magical Moments: A Magic Show for All Ages! The production, which is part of Ocean State Theatre Company's Family Fun Fest, will be performed for one show only on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11:00 am. (more...)

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