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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...)

BWW Review: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at Uptown Players
by Kyle Christopher West - Mar 29, 2017

When IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU opened on Broadway in April of 2015, it didn't quite get the reception the producers intended, closing just shy of three months later and receiving zero Tony Awards nominations. But, the producers at Uptown Players saw a hidden gem, and took a chance on this sweet, funny wedding-themed musical – and now local audiences have a chance to take part in the nuptial entertainment. (more...)

Broadway's Maxx Reed Named New Sushi Roxx Choreographer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Michael Jackson and Usher's former back up dancer, MaxxReed will put his dancing shoes on once again. The former star of the Broadway musical Spider-Man was just hired by SUSHI ROXX's owner Jason Apfelbaum to be the Midtown Manhattan restaurant's dance choreographer. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company Announces 2017-18 Season Three Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces its most ambitious and theatrically varied lineup to date with its 2017-18 season. Compelled to respond to changing and challenging times in our country, Season Three grapples with our current political climate, celebrating outspoken heroines (of fluid gender and sexuality) in two new musicals, while embracing documentary inspired reportage, sharp political and social satire, and stirring family drama.  (more...)

BWW Review: A PASSIONATE WOMAN, Exeter Northcott
by Nicky Sweetland - Mar 24, 2017

The complexities of the mother and son relationship are not easy to depict. The unwavering Unconditional love and a mother's need to defend her boy against all foes can become creepily like the ancient Greek story of Oedipus if not handled correctly and Kay Mellor's A Passionate Woman, which is currently touring the country, doesn't quite get it right. (more...)

Will Ackerman's 'Returning: Pieces for Guitar 1970-2004' to Be Released for First Time on 180g Vinyl
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Will Ackerman's 2005 Grammy award winning recording, Returning: Pieces for Guitar 1970-2004 is being released for the first time on 180g vinyl by Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity. (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Comes to Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which opens at New Oxford Theatre on Thursday 5th January. (more...)

UB40 Announces 13-Date 'Cities & Towns Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Birmingham's renowned pop and reggae band UB40, who have accrued 3 number 1's and a massive 17 top 10 hits in the UK top 40 including 'Red, Red wine', 'I got you babe' &' I can't help falling in love with you' announce 'Cities and Towns' a 13 date tour across the UK from 4 - 22 December 2017. (more...)

NetDimensions (Holdings) Limited: Intention to delist
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

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Stable Cable Lab Co. to Bring Padraic Lillis' 'HOPE YOU GET TO ELEVEN' to IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Stable Cable Lab Co. will present a limited engagement of Padraic Lillis' solo show Hope You Get to Eleven, or What Are We Doing to Do About Sally? directed by Scott Illingworth at IRT Theater (154 Christopher Street, Buzzer 3B). (more...)

Low Cut Connie Announces DIRTY PICTURES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Dubbed by NPR's Sound Opinions as “the essence of what rock and roll should be,' Low Cut Connie's music undresses America. On Dirty Pictures (part 1), the Philadelphia band moves beyond its characteristic drunken bar boogie and dives into deeper, darker, grittier American life. Its fourth LP will be available worldwide on May 19 (Contender Records). (more...)

MAANCHURIAN CANDIDATE Among Reel 13's March Line Up
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Made for Each Other, a beloved 1939 comedy-drama starring James Stewart and Carole Lombard and directed by John Cromwell, is one of several classics featured in the March 2017 lineup of Reel 13. (more...)

'Hogan's Hope: A Deaf Hero's Inspirational Quest for Love and Acceptance' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

In her new book, 'Hogan's Hope: A Deaf Hero's Inspirational Quest for Love and Acceptance' (published by iUniverse), author Connie Bombaci shares the story of her deaf Dalmatian named Hogan, who learned over 65 signs in American Sign Language. Bombaci's success with Hogan led to TV appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dateline NBC, Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures and Amazing Tails. (more...)

Entrance Releases Video for Standout Single 'Always The Right Time'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

ENTRANCE (aka Guy Blakelsee) is excited to release his brand new video for standout lead single “Always The Right Time.” (more...)

Karen Kelly Releases ANGELS ON YOUR PILLOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Karen Kelly had a dream over 10 years ago to write a story that would promote God's Unconditional love for everyone. The goal was to tell it in a way that would both interest children and adults. With much thought and work over the years, Kelly recently released 'Angels on Your Pillow.' (more...)

BWW Interview: "Catch a Rising Star" Kimberly Suskind from JOHN AND JEN
by Pati Buehler - Mar 14, 2017

This two person musical about a brother and sister both warms and breaks hearts. (more...)

Rossella Blinded's 'Blind' EP Out Now via All Trap
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Having shared the stage with the likes of Nero, Datsik and Zeds Dead, Italian DJ & producer Rossella Blinded's hard work and dedication has paid off and she has become a force to be reckoned with in bass music. (more...)

David K Yong Releases 'Secretly Brilliant'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Along with the progress of today's technology and lifestyles is the increase of human's stress and need for healing. Author David K Yong attests of the one true solution for those troubles of the heart and mind - the right wisdom to become 'Secretly Brilliant' (published by WestBow Press). (more...)

Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld Remembers Kevin Geer
by Walter McBride - Jan 27, 2017

Geer made his Broadway debut in the 1988 revival of A Street Car Named Desire. Additional Broadway credits included: The Rose Tattoo, Side Man, and Twelve Angry Men. (more...)

New Dramatists Luncheon to Honor INDECENT's Daryl Roth and Paula Vogel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, will honor 10-time Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel with their 2017 Distinguished Achievement Awards at its 68th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. (more...)

Agape Theatre to Present BONHOEFFER'S COST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Agape Theatre is proud to announce an upcoming production of BONHOEFFER'S COST.  Written by Mary Ruth Clarke with Time Gregory, BONHOEFFER'S COST tells the exciting and moving true story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  Agape's production will be the play's Texas Premiere. (more...)

Les Femmes Fatales to Present 'UNLEASHED' Benefit for Pilots to the Rescue
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Join Les Femmes Fatales on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Metropolitan Room for 'Unleashed: Pilots, Puppies and Pasties,' an unforgettable evening of burlesque and vaudeville to benefit Pilots to the Rescue. This thrilling showcase features magic, music and performances from some of NYC's hottest boylesque and burlesque stars. (more...)

Works by Mashuq Deen, Catherine Filloux and More Slated for International Human Rights Art Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Playwright Mashuq Deen (New Dramatists Fellow 2022) brings the story of his own transgender journey as a member of a traditional South Asian family and Playwright Catherine Filloux, winner of more than 40 awards for playwriting, activism and peace work, brings her latest work to the stage at New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind, the International Human Rights Art Festival. (more...)

PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT: BEACON OF HOPE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

In December 2015, the world's nations negotiated the Paris Climate Agreement, which seeks to limit global warming to a maximum of 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures. Scientists at the University of Maryland have developed an empirical model of global climate, which they have used to comprehensively analyze the Paris Agreement. (more...)

See Spectacular Masked Theatre At The Point
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On Friday 17th February the extraordinary Vamos Theatre presents The Best Thing at The Point, Eastleigh. (more...)

Meet The Cast of Athen Theatre's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Here we have just a few MORE reasons we're excited about our newest show: THE CAST! (more...)

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at AT&T Performing Arts Center, Winspear Opera House
by Shelby-Allison Hibbs - Jan 13, 2017

The Curious Incident offers a profound theatrical experience using captivating movement, images, and sound that work in full collaboration. The result is a thrilling ride down an unpredictable rabbit hole of action that overwhelms the senses. (more...)

Bobbi Blanzy Shares HEART JOURNEY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

'Heart Journey': a tender and inspiring story of a man who finds love and faith in the face of angry indifference and doubt. 'Heart Journey' is the creation of published author, Bobbi Blanzy, a Christian education teacher from West Virginia. (more...)

BWW Preview: OTHER DESERT CITIES at Old Opera House
by Johnna Leary - Feb 6, 2017

If your family has been arguing over politics lately, they have nothing on Wyeth family in Other Desert Cities, opening Friday at the Old Opera House. (more...)

Julie Stautland Announces TRAUMA QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

In Julie Stautland's new book, Trauma Queen ($15.49, paperback, 9781498468732, $7.99, eBook, 9781498468749) readers will learn that God's saving grace is for everyone. No matter what someone has done, or no matter how damaged someone may feel, God's love can completely heal and restore. This gift of salvation and restoration is for everyone who accepts it. Giving Jesus your life is actually getting your life back. Only total surrender of our lives to Jesus will give us the self-esteem, security and significance that we all seek. (more...)

Hallmark Channel Premieres Original Movie LOVE AT FIRST BARK 4/1
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Jana Kramer ('One Tree Hill,' 'Dancing with the Starts') and Kevin McGarry ('Heartland,' 'Signed, Sealed, and Delivered') star in Hallmark Channel's LOVE AT FIRST BARK, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie premiering Saturday, April 1, 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Review: WHO AM I THIS TIME? (& OTHER CONUNDRUMS OF LOVE) at Circle Theater
by Robin Bangert - Feb 20, 2017

It was a packed house last night at Fort Worth's charming Circle Theater for the preview of Director Aaron Posner's "Who Am I This Time? (& Other Conundrums of Love)". Classic 60's love songs gently set the tone and era as a cheerful audience settled into their seats. The play is based on three short stories by famed author Kurt Vonnegut. Our subject for the evening, apropos for Valentine's weekend is, of course, love. The universal language and the universal puzzle. Over the course of three separate stories, seven actors playing 14 roles collectively delve into the many incarnations of love. (more...)

OnStage Playhouse presents NEXT FALL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Adam is a committed atheist; his long-term partner, Luke, is devoutly religious. When a traffic accident changes their lives, Adam must turn to Luke's conservative Christian family and friends for support… and answers. “Next Fall” is a witty and provocative look at faith, commitment an Unconditional love. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Valentine's Day Edition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness has rounded up three of their favorite Valentine's Day picture books. (more...)

Mega 97.9FM And LaMusica Presents The "Mega VIP Experience" With International Star Nicky Jam
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The application LaMusica from Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) (OTCQX: SBSAA) alongside the number one general market radio station in New York Mega 97.9FM is offering a one-in-a-lifetime experience. Mega 97.9FM is giving listeners the chance to win VIP access to a private event to celebrate the release of international star Nicky Jam's new album, "Fenix." (more...)

'Heal Your Power Heal Your Life' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

With over 20 years of experience as a holistic healer and wellness coach for women, Lane L. Cobb, MS, CPC has a profound understanding of the limits women place on their own growth and development and the healing that is available in the sharing of their stories and collective histories. 'When one woman shares her story we all heal and the world becomes a better place to live,' says Cobb. (more...)

8th Annual Indie Series Awards Nominees Revealed
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The nominations for the 8th Annual Indie Series Awards were revealed on Wednesday, February 1. The ISAs celebrate the best in independently produced scripted entertainment created for the Web. Nominations were announced in 29 categories. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Artistic Director to Make '17/'18 His Final Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET) announced today that Co-Founder and Artistic Director Robert J. Farley will make the Company's upcoming 25th Silver Anniversary Season his final year as head of the theatre. (more...)

The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early with A.R. Gurney's Comedy SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife. (more...)

New ABC Comedy Series DOWNWARD DOG Will Have Sneak Peek Premiere This May
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

All-new comedy DOWNWARD DOG will premiere in a special sneak peek on WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 (9:30–10:00 p.m. EDT), following the season finale of “Modern Family.” (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

THE NNPN Rolling World Premiere of RELATIVITY Rolls Through Iowa City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the initial success of the Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Relativity by Mark St. Germain as Riverside Theatre (Iowa City, IA,) presents its RWP production through April 30. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early in SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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Agape Theatre Announces Cast for BONHOEFFER'S COST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

BONHOEFFER'S COST stars Agape newcomers Cory Grabenstein as Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Keoni Ramo as prison guard Klaus Klopstock, Frank Benge as the evil Judge Advocate Rott, Rachel Bremer as Bonhoeffer's fiancee Maria, and TJ Condit as Bonhoeffer's brother-in-law Hans Dohnanyi.  Agape Theatre alum Zach Bond rounds out the cast as Bonhoeffer's brother Klaus. (more...)

GRAMMY Nominee Martha Munizzi Drops New Singles 'He Has Won' and 'Fearless'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Award-winning beloved artist Martha Munizzi kicks off a new chapter, as the inspirational GRAMMY-nominated, Dove and Stellar Award-winner delivers a two-fold blessing of new music, with the release of dual digital singles “He Has Won” and “Fearless”.  (more...)

Director of WWII-Set BONHOEFFER'S COST at Agape Theatre Blasts Sean Spicer for Holocaust Remarks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Jeff Davis, Director of Agape Theatre's upcoming Texas Premiere of the WWII-set BONHOEFFER'S COST, blasted White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer for his recent remarks regarding Hitler and the Holocaust. (more...)

Major Lazer Premieres 'Run Up' Video Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR and Nicki Minaj
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Major Lazer's video for “Run Up,” their smash hit featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR and Nicki Minaj, premieres today—watch it here (more...)

New Children's Book 'Tagging Along with Muffy' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - 'Tagging Along with Muffy' (published by WestBow Press) tells the tale of a little toy poodle named Muffy who rides over 25,000 miles with her owner on a recumbent bicycle. Told from the dog's perspective, Muffy shares with the reader a series of humorous adventures as she rides along with 'Daddy.' (more...)

Sedrik Newbern Releases 'Unpack Now - Get Rid of the BAGGAGE in Your Relationships'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

In 'Unpack Now - Get Rid of the BAGGAGE in Your Relationships' (published by One11 Publishing), veteran author Sedrik Newbern gives readers practical relationship advice and tools to 'Unpack the Baggage' that often causes broken marriages, broken children and broken families. (more...)

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