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LA's Happy Hollows Announce 'Concordia' LP; Drop Video via Blackbook
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

LA art-punk outfit, Happy Hollows, were founded by two polar opposites — bohemian California native Sarah Negahdari, and Washington, DC Ph.D. student and bassist Charlie Mahoney. (more...)

THAT COULD BE A SKETCH to Debut at PIT Underground
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

That Could be a Sketch will have its inaugural show at PIT Underground, hosted by David Steele and JR Strauss on June 29th, 2017 at 11:00pm.  (more...)

All Star Productions Concludes 2017 Season with METROPOLIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Continuing their commitment to producing rarely produced works, All Star Prodcutions are thrilled to announce the staging of the first London revival of METROPOLIS. (more...)

The Encore! Producers Awards Extends Top Hollywood Fringe Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Encore! Producers' Awards, produced by Combined Artform, returns for the eighth year with extended runs of the best of the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017 at eleven Hollywood venues.  (more...)

KlangHaus to Return to Royal Festival Hall with 800 BREATHS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Adventure into the unseen in a new multi-sensory encounter of shifting sound, colour and light as KlangHaus returns to the unsung spaces of Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. KlangHaus 800 Breaths will further reinvent the gig-going experience as site-responsive, promenade theatre following last July's critically acclaimed sell out, KlangHaus: On Air. (more...)

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's 2017-18 Season to Feature Works by Diana Oh, Mushuq Mushtaq Deen and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced its complete 2017/18 which will kick off with Diana Oh's {my lingerie play} 2017: Installation #9: THE CONCERT AND CALL TO ARMS!!!!!!!!! this September, presented in association with Rosalind Productions, Inc., music by Diana Oh, co-directed by Stephanie Ryan Johnstone and Oh, with music direction by Ryan McCurdy. The mainstage season will continue in January 2018 with Dael Orlandersmith's UNTIL THE FLOOD and Mashuq Mushtaq Deen's DRAW THE CIRCLE will be presented in repertory. (more...)

Brian Clowdus and Molly Tynes to Star in Racy Rendition of CABARET at Serenbe Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Serenbe Playhouse, recipient of the prestigious American Theatre Wing grant, and recently honored with the most Suzi Bass Awards for a musical in Atlanta (Miss Saigon), will present CABARET, by Joe Masteroff and John Kander and Fred Ebb. Directed by Brian Clowdus, the show opens on August 3rd and runs to August 27th. CABARET will be produced at The Open Air Room in Serenbe. (more...)

Dionne Warwick, Charlie Wilson & More Join GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. Led by GRAMMY®-winning industry icon Paul Shaffer as musical director, the tribute concert will feature rare performances by honorees and never-seen renditions by those they've inspired. (more...)

Solardo Remix Duke Dumont x Gorgon City's 'Real Life'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The most powerful and in-demand names in dance music, Duke Dumont, Gorgon City and Solardo have joined forces for a dynamic remix of 'Real Life' featuring NAATIONS. (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tuesday, July 18, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, July 18, 2017! (more...)

New Book Explores Trouble that Accompanies Unexpected Fortune
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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Josh Blue, Brad Williams & Dan Soder Available in Comedy Works Studio this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Josh Blue, Brad Williams & Dan Soder are available in studio this week. Josh Blue available in studio Wednesday, Brad Williams available in studio Thursday, and Dan Soder available in studio Friday. (more...)

Double Edge Theatre's Summer Spectacle WE THE PEOPLE Opens 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

We The People has its roots in Double Edge's thirty-five-year question of what makes up identity. What are the paradoxes, stories, and dreams that make up a human being, a community, a society? The audience will experience the beauty of the hills, pastures, and gardens of the Farm surrounded by music and flight, weaving through different paths toward a culminating grand scene. (more...)

Single Mothers North America & European Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Single Mothers have released their critically acclaimed sophomore LP, Our Pleasure, on Dine Alone Records and Big Scary Monsters (UK/Europe). With global critical acclaim from VICE's Noisey, CLRVYNT, TIDAL, Kerrang!, Exclaim!, COLLiDE, BrooklynVegan and many more (more...)

About Face Youth Theatre presents BRAVE LIKE THEM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

About Face Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere of BRAVE LIKE THEM, a punk-infused exploration of the Underground "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s, devised and performed by members of the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and co-directed by AFT Education and Outreach Director Ali Hoefnagel and Education Coordinator Kieran Kredell. BRAVE LIKE THEM will play seven performances only, July 26 - August 6, 2017 at the Pride Arts Center (The Buena), 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets for BRAVE LIKE THEM ($20 or Pay-What-You-Can) are currently available at aboutfacetheatre.com or by calling (773) 784-8565.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright David Meyers Explores the Cost of Freedom in CATF's WE WILL NOT BE SILENT
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jun 26, 2017

If doing the right thing meant losing your life and history potentially never remembering you, would you do it anyway? (more...)

Citizen Empowerment, Main Theme of the Biggest Edition Ever of Smart City Expo World Congress
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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J. Roddy Walston & The Business Reveal 'The Wanting'; Listen Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The hair flying rock 'n roll of J. Roddy Walston & The Business is back and the quartet has released their first new song in four years; titled 'The Wanting' and described as 'gleaming' with 'shimmering guitar work' by Billboard, you can listen to it here. (more...)

Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Officially Bows Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

A friendly reminder! Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Roundabout Underground alumni playwright Meghan Kennedy's (Too Much, Too Much, Too Many) new play Napoli, Brooklyn, commissioned by Roundabout, directed by Gordon Edelstein, opens officially tomorrow, June 27, 2017 at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 W 46th Street). (more...)

LoRa Alliance to Showcase IoT Innovations for Low-Power, Long-Range Networks at Mobile World Congress Shanghai
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look at THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE at Ars Nova's Ant Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE premiered at Ars Nova's ANT Fest on Tuesday, June 20th to a sold out audience. Created by Angela Sclafani, directed by Hunter Bird, produced by Gwynne Richmond, with orchestrations and music direction by Dan Garmon. Broadway World has the exclusive first look.  (more...)

UFO Sighting Spurs Tell-All Thriller
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

On Saturday December 14, 2013 at approximately 11:10 PM, NY Times best-selling author Steve Alten and his wife, Kim, were returning home from dinner and a movie. As they drove through their neighborhood, they noticed something bizarre moving toward them in the night sky – pale amber lights like nothing they had ever seen. (more...)

New Musical Farce FLIES! THE MUSICAL! to Make Concert Debut at Uptown Underground
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

The writing team of Cindy O'Connor and Larry Todd Cousineau have announced a concert presentation of their latest musical, Flies! The Musical! on August 14th, 2017 at 8:00PM at Uptown Underground, 4707 N Broadway, Chicago. This concert production features Musical Direction by Jimmy Morehead and performances by Frankie Leo Bennett, Veronica Garza, Sharreise Hamilton, Ashlee Hardgrave, Luke Meierdiercks, Steven Perkins, Sawyer Smith and Tiffany Tatreau. (more...)

Soar the Skies and Ride the Earth with OVER & UNDER at Annex Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Annex Theatre's 30th season heralds the return of established artists with Over & Under, two interweaving one-act plays written by Juliet Waller Pruzan & Bret Fetzer, directed by Rachel Katz Carey. (more...)

Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

Chicago's Own Oscar-Winner Common Makes Ravinia Debut with with Taylor Bennett, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Chicago rapper, poet, filmmaker, and actor Common will make his Ravinia debut on Saturday, June 24. Opening the concert will be Grammy-nominated DJ Anthony “Twilite Tone” Khan, followed by rising rap star Taylor Bennett, younger brother of Chance The Rapper. (more...)

Mystery Skulls Ventures Into Dystopian World with New Album 'One of Us'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Genre-bending artist, producer, and singer Mystery Skulls has today announced the release of his second studio album, One of Us, due out on August 4 via Warner Bros. (more...)

Sistek Releases New Track 'Pitfalls' ft. Tudor & Amy J. Pryce
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Budding producer and hotly tipped talent Sistek releases exquisite new track 'Pitfalls'. Featuring the dulcet vocals of Tudor and Amy J Pryce, 'Pitfalls' is out now via Kobalt and is available to purchase via all digital providers here. (more...)

Adam Davenport Releases 'My Return Address is You' Remix Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Adam Davenport released his debut single 'My Return Address is You' in January featuring vocals by Shanica Knowles. His follow-up EP, “My Return Address is You: The Remixes,' was released today (more...)

Jim Gaffigan, Kevin James, Lisa Lampanelli and More Set for Week of Comedy in Jamestown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The National Comedy Center is presenting a week of comedy performances and dialogues during its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, and partnering with world-renowned Chautauqua Institution on a week titled 'Comedy and the Human Condition,' July 31 - August 6. (more...)

Silver Lining Entertainment Announces Return of THE COMEDY UNDERGROUND SERIES Season 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Once again introducing and spotlighting some of the world's hottest new comedic talent, Silver Lining Entertainment (SLE) announces THE COMEDY Underground SERIES Season 2. (more...)

House of Yes to Host Fourth of July 'Summer of Love' Dance Party & BBQ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

House of Yes, New York's favorite party people return once again to the beautiful outdoor private park at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House for their second annual July 4th FREE with RSVP ($10 at the door) party and BBQ from 1pm-9pm. (more...)

Arrows of Love Debut New Track Via Noisey, Album 'Product' Out 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Called one of present-day London's most vital Underground bands, Mercury Music Prize contenders Arrows of Love premieres their track “Signal (Redux)” on Noisey, from their highly anticipated second album, PRODUCT, out a month later on July 21st. (more...)

FOX Sets Fall Premiere Dates for EMPIRE, Seth MacFarlane's ORVILLE, Marvel's THE GIFTED & More!
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

New comedic drama THE ORVILLE, from creator and executive producer Seth MacFarlane and director Jon Favreau, debuts with a special two-night series premiere on Sunday, Sept. 10 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and Sunday, Sept. 17 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), immediately following NFL ON FOX doubleheaders. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

Cast Announced for Antic Disposition's Thrilling Production of RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

This summer, award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition present a thrilling new production of Shakespeare's Richard III, which will be staged in six of England's most historic cathedrals and London's ancient Temple Church this summer. (more...)

Lost Requencies Releases Liveset Video from Sold-Out 'Less Is More' Arena Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

After a string of multi-platinum, #1 singles and sensational international ascent, Lost Frequencies has wowed at events including Tomorrowland, Coachella, Lollapalooza and more. (more...)

Other Theatre Announces 4th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Other Theatre Company, now rebranded as "Other Theatre," is pleased to announce its 4th season, kicking off this fall with the world premiere of Martin Zimmerman's comedic graphic novel for the stage THE MAKING OF A MODERN FOLK HERO, presented in association with Chicago Dramatists Grafting Project and directed by Kelly Howe. (more...)

Photo Flash: First look at Lesser America's IN A WORD at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Lesser America (Half Moon Bay, The Bachelors, Carnival Kids, Trevor) presents the New York Premiere of IN A WORD by Lauren Yee, winner of the 2016 Francesca Primus Prize and a finalist for the ATCA/Steinberg Award. Directed by Tyne Rafaeli (The Bridges of Madison County national tour, Actually at Geffen Playhouse), performances run through July 8 at Cherry Lane Theatre, where Lesser America continues its run as the inaugural Company in Residence. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: UNDERGROUND at 59E59 is Clever and Engaging
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 21, 2017

The US premiere of Underground, written by Isla van Tricht and directed by Kate Tiernan is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters though Sunday, July 2nd. This is a humorous, engaging show with very broad appeal. (more...)

Theatre Bench & Bunker Theatre Announce InMotion Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Theatre Bench & Bunker Theatre are pleased to be collaborating to present the InMotion Festival this August. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for The Movement Theatre Company's AND SHE WOULD STAND LIKE THIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Movement Theatre Company, a Harlem-based nonprofit committed to showcasing emerging artists of color, begins rehearsals for the premiere of And She Would Stand Like This by Harrison David Rivers, directed by David Mendizabal, choreographed by Kia LaBeija. The show runs from July 20 - August 6, 2017 at the new A.R.T./NY Theatres in the Mezzanine Theatre, located at 502 West 53rd Street and 10th Avenue. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Calyx & Teebee Release 'Blown' on Ram Records
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The brand new release from Calyx & Teebee 'Blown' is out now on Ram Records. 2017 is the year Calyx & TeeBee went back to their roots, exorcizing the Underground spirit which originally ignited their careers. (more...)

Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Breakout French Duo Her's 'Blossom Roses' Video Premieres on PAPER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Breakout French duo Her's “Blossom Roses” video premieres today on PAPER Magazine—watch here. Of the band, PAPER says, 'The duo have risen exponentially in the past two years to become France's go-to answer alt-RnB.' (more...)

BRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival to Feature Garth Fagan Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

BRIC will present Tony- and Olivier Award-winning Garth Fagan Dance on Friday, June 30. (more...)

ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND to Open in China November 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Alice's Adventures Underground, an Immersive Theatre experience which is popular in the U.K., will start its first show in Shanghai as part of its Chinese version tour at the end of this year. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Slates 2017 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the dates and selected projects and collaborators for its third Without Walls (WoW) Festival of immersive and site-based work. (more...)

ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND to Open in China November 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Alice's Adventures Underground, an Immersive Theatre experience which is popular in the U.K., will start its first show in Shanghai as part of its Chinese version tour at the end of this year. (more...)

Filthy Friends (Members of Sleater-Kinney, R.E.M.) Announce Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Filthy Friends have announced the release of their debut album Invitation out August 25 via Kill Rock Stars. They premiered the first track “The Arrival” today via Rolling Stone. Listen and share “The Arrival” here and pre-order Invitation here. (more...)

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