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MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD Receives Houston Premiere at MATCH 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Motherhood Out Loud, written by a collection of celebrated American writers, unfolds a series of monologues on the many aspects of maternity and shines a light on issues of motherhood in the 21st Century.  The show makes its Houston debut at the MATCH (Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston) for 8 performances May 11- 14 and May 18 - 21.   (more...)

Corkscrew Theater Festival Announces Inaugural Season at Paradise Factory
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival Artistic Director Thomas Kapusta announced the new festival today, which features 45 performances of 10 world premiere plays in repertory over 4 weeks this summer at the Paradise Factory Theatre. (more...)

ABC to Re-Air Sneak Peek of New Comedy DOWNWARD DOG 5/20
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2017

All-new comedY DOWNWARD DOG will re-air its premiere in a special sneak peek on SATURDAY, MAY 20 (8:30–9:00 p.m. EDT). (more...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - May 31, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! According to the non-clock thing hanging on the wall - what's it called? Oh, yeah, a calendar (yeah, like we'd ever allow a calendar to hang on any wall under our control - today is May 31, 2017! It's another day to allow yourself to live life dramatically and to gain ownership of your own schedule for the rest of the week so you can be certain to get to the theater. Yesterday, in our never-ending quest to enlist all of you to write our daily column for us, we posted TODAY'S QUERY on Facebook, asking our gentle readers to weigh in or whether or not 'dressing for the theater' is de rigueur or is it more of a 'come as you are' nature. Little did we know that such a question could engender such passionate responses and we daresay rather passionate defenses of the wear-whatever-the-hell-you-want school of thought. (more...)

Catalyst's Award-Winning TAR Platform Now Comes With No-Risk Guarantee
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017


NYCGMC to Perform I SEE FIRE with the London Gay Men's Chorus at NYU Skirball
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The New York City Gay Men's Chorus (NYCGMC) announced today that they will welcome their siblings in song from the London Gay Men's Chorus (LGMC) to join them on stage for I SEE FIRE: Anthems for a New Era, Saturday, May 20 at 8pm at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

New Illustrated Book Tells Story of How Important It is to Love One Another
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017


The Reverend Horton Heat, Ana Popovic and More Now On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces a five-night residency with psychobilly rock 'n rollers Reverend Horton Heat, the return of award-winning Serbian blues guitarist Ana Popovic, blues and swing revival band Roomful of Blues present their 50th anniversary tour plus a performance from John Popper of the Grammy Award Winning Blues Traveler. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, May 4 at noon at (more...)

BWW Review: TARTUFFE at UD REP Ensemble
by Greer Firestone - May 2, 2017

Unconditional attention to detail has always been a signature of UD Rep. The audience is first met with the towering 17th century set with a wooden switch-back staircase rising 3 stories (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 18th, 2017 - END OF LONGING, New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 18, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING begins at MCC Theater, while the New York Drama Critics' Circle honors OSLO and THE BAND'S VISIT tonight! (more...)

Nick Mulvey's New Song 'Unconditional' Debuts as BBC Radio 1's Hottest Record
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

“Unconditional,” the new song from acclaimed British musician Nick Mulvey is available now via Harvest Records. (more...)

It Takes Three, Baby! Matthew Morrison and Wife Expecting First Child
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Matthew Morrison and his wife, Renee, are expecting their first child. We send our congratulations to the happy couple! (more...)

2017 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival Announces Achievement Award Recipient & Gala Screenings
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Outfest - the Los Angeles based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBT stories on the screen - today announced its 2017 Achievement Award recipient, Bryan Fuller, and its galas, including Opening and Closing Night, for the 2017 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival presented by HBO. The nation's leading LGBT festival will be held July 6-16, 2017. (more...)

Xulon Press Announces New Book Enlightening Those Who Have Been Abused
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017


Scoop: DOWNWARD DOG - Series Premiere on ABC - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
by - May 1, 2017

Get all the scoop on DOWNWARD DOG - Series Premiere, airing on ABC on Wednesday, May 17, 2017! (more...)

New Dramatists to Honor INDECENT's Daryl Roth & Paula Vogel at Spring Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 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 Outstanding Career Achievement Awards at its 68th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. (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


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...)

Crime Writer Knows the Difference Between Being A Victim and Being Victimized
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Popular author and playwright Donna Carbone published her first book in the Cat Leigh and Marci Welles crime novel series in January 2015. She immediately became a sought after guest at book clubs and author events. There was a good reason for her instant success. Carbone and her daughter, Jessica McKinney, survived brutal attacks and they are not afraid to speak the truth when it comes to domestic abuse and sexual assault. (more...)

Tori Scott Makes UK Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Robin Rayner has the pleasure of presenting Tori Scott's UK debut at The Marlborough in Brighton followed by Live at Zedel in London. (more...)

We Are One+Together presents Mr. Gay Syria Campaign for Asylum & 'War Within' Film by Zaher Saleh
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017


BWW Review: HIR, Bush Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 21, 2017

Upon being discharged from the Marine Corps, Isaac (Arthur Darvill) goes back home only to find an anarchically ruled household at hand of his mother (Ashley McGuire). Fed up with domestic patriarchy, Paige seized the opportunity given by her abusive husband Arthur (Andy Williams) having a stroke to turn the tables and start making the rules. She built an ally in her transsexual son Max (Griffyn Gilligan), who helps her to keep tight hold on the reins. Isaac is forced to come to terms with a reality he doesn't recognise as his own. (more...)

In a FringeNYC-less Summer, New Corkscrew Theater Festival Features 5 Premieres & 5 Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

???????Tickets are now on sale to the inaugural Corkscrew Theater Festival, running August 7 - September 3 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). Presented by The Brewing Dept. and Fortress Productions, this new summer theater festival provides early-career artists a high level of production support and features five world premieres and five readings performed in repertory over four weeks. Special attention has been given to theater makers who are developing work through innovative and unusual collaborative models. A majority of the participating artists identify as female. (more...)

Xulon Press Announce New Book - Full of Inspirational Poems
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017


Einstein Bros.' Bagels Celebrates 'Take Your Pet to Work Week' with New Dogs Eat Free Offer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Don't let the dog days of summer get the best of you or your four-legged friend! Einstein Bros. Bagels, the nation's leading bagel retailer with over 700 locations across the US, today announced the launch of Dogs Eat Free in celebration of Take Your Pet to Work Week. Beginning Monday, June 19 and extending through Friday, June 23, pet parents can bring their dogs to any Einstein Bros. Bagels company-owned or franchise locations nationwide to receive a free doggie bagel with purchase. (more...)

Town Hall Theatre Announces Season 2017-2018: Generations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Town Hall Theatre Company (THT) is excited to announce four dynamic plays in the lineup for its 2017-2018 Season: Generations. Town Hall's Season opens with the musical The Song of the Nightingale by local playwright/composer Min Kahng; continues with the local premiere of A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, followed by Alan Ayckbourn's dark comedy Woman in Mind; and closes with Kate Hamill's sparkling new adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility. Subscription package sales are now available. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2017 Autumn Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse announces today two new plays for the 2017 autumn period.  Internationally-acclaimed theatre artist, Yael Farber, makes her Donmar debut directing David Harrower's haunting Knives in Hens with full casting that includes Christian Cook, Judith Roddy and Matt Ryan.  This will be the play's first major London revival since its premiere in 1995, when it instantly established Harrower as one of the UK's leading playwrights.  (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...)

Ashford University Applauded by the Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education President for Student and Alumni Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017


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...)

Authors Advise Readers on How to See Using Inner Guidance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017


by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017


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...)

Purina Invites Dog Lovers to Celebrate the Starring Role Pets Play in their Lives During the First-Ever Beverly Hills Dog Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017


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