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Steven Levenson to Sign Copies of DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome playwright and librettist Steven Levenson (If I Forget, The Language of Trees) for a discussion and signing to celebrate the publication of his libretto for the hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen. Levenson will discuss the musical and his work with fellow playwright and Drama Book Shop Events Manager Steven Carl McCasland. The Wednesay, May 10th, 5:15 event is free and open to the public, but priority admission is given to those who purchase a copy of the libretto.  (more...)

2017 Chicago SummerDance Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The largest annual outdoor live music and dancing series in the United States, the 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance invites dancers of all abilities to flock to the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park and Chicago Park District locations throughout the city. (more...)


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Photo Flash: First Look at Hell in a Handbag's LADY X: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions opens its 15th season with the world premiere of LADY X: THE MUSICAL, a shocking expose ripped from the headlines of yesteryear, playing now through June 8, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago. The press opening is this Friday, April 28, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Breaking: HELLO, DOLLY!, ANASTASIA, COME FROM AWAY Lead the Pack in Drama Desk Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Earlier this morning, Laura Benanti (She Loves Me, Gypsy) and Javier Muñoz (Hamilton, In the Heights) announced the nominations for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards. (more...)

Trevor Sensor (Jagjaguwar) Announces Debut Album 'Andy Warhol's Dream'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

On June 16, Trevor Sensor will release his debut album Andy Warhol's Dream via Jagjaguwar. (more...)

CABARET to Play San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden, San Jose) June 6-11, 2017. Press night for CABARET will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Blog: Marissa Emerson - Greater Philadelphia Cappies Nominees Announced!
by Guest Blogger: Marissa Emerson - Apr 27, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25th the Greater Philadelphia Cappies released their list of Award Nominees for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

The Skivvies Will Return to Chicago's Uptown Underground This Weekend!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Skivvies will return to Chicago!  This weekend (April 30th at 8pm & Monday, May 1st at 8pm) the comedy-pop, undie rock band is set to play the Uptown Underground. (more...)

Martin Zimmerman's SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN Starts Tonight at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project presents the New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's meditation on mourning, redemption and revenge, Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by 2016 Dora Award winner Weyni Mengesha, starring Flora Diaz (The Eyes of My Mother, Fox's 'Gotham'), Peter Jay Fernandez (Broadway: All the Way, Cyrano de Bergerac) and Flor De Liz Perez (CBS's 'The Good Wife,' West End: The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Dolphins and Sharks). (more...)

RTE completes successfully the first stage of Smart Wires Modules Installation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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BWW Review: ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND, The Vaults
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 26, 2017

Following the sell-out run in 2015 at The Vaults deep under Waterloo Station, Les Enfants Terribles' and ebp bring their Olivier award nominated Alice's Adventures Underground back to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved book. Less like a gentle retelling of the story and more like experiencing falling down the rabbit hole yourself, Alice's Adventures Underground is a more grown up way to immerse yourself in this fantastic story. (more...)

Steven Shainberg's RUPTURE Opens Theatrically Nationwide & On VOD 4/28
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Award-winning, iconoclastic writer/director Steven Shainberg builds upon the S&M roots of his indie film sensation, 2002's extraordinary kink masterpiece SECRETARY with the disturbing sci-fi and horror storytelling of his new film, RUPTURE. (more...)

True West Founder Russ Tolman Announces Solo Career Retrospective 'Compass & Map'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Whether it's tender acoustic ballads or blistering rock guitar rave-ups, Los Angeles-based-via San Francisco, singer/songwriter/guitarist, Russ Tolman, has developed a reputation for crafting some of the most literate and poignant music in Underground rock. (more...)

Majesty Ignites Dance Floor Revolution with 'LIving In The Moonlight'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Debuting as #2 Billboard Breakout Artist, Majesty has emerged to ignite a dance floor revolution with the dark and edgy “Living in the Moonlight” (more...)

Scout Durwood Shares 'Take One Thing Off' Video; Album Out 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Actor, comedian and singer, there's not much Scout Durwood can't do. Starting as a story about a kid who wore a tiara to school everyday and learned her greatest quality was being different, Scout is ready to release her debut album, Take One Thing Off (more...)

Warner Bros. & DC Entertainment Announce All-New Action Series TITANS
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment today announced that executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter are teaming up for the all-new live-action drama series TITANS which will debut in 2018. (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning ROTTERDAM to Return to London
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

After its triumphant win at the 2017 Olivier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, Donnacadh O'Briain's critically acclaimed production of Rotterdam by Jon Brittain will be returning to London following a highly successful run at Trafalgar Studios and at 59E59 Theater's Brits Off Broadway in New York. (more...)

REEL BIG FISH - THE BEER RUN Set for Boulder Theater This July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

REEL BIG FISH - THE BEER RUN, featuring THE EXPENDABLES, THE QUEERS, TUNNEL VISION, is set for Boulder Theater on July 12, 2017. (more...)

2017 Wagner New Play Festival to Open Next Month at UC San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of California San Diego announces the line-up of its 2017 Wagner New Play Festival. The shows run May 9-20, with specific performance dates and times for each play available on the department website. (more...)

2017 IRNE Awards Winners Announced - Shoshana Bean, Mark Rylance, SCOTTSBORO BOYS and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The 21st Annual IRNE Awards ceremony was held last night in the Ballroom of the Holiday Inn Brookline/Boston.  (more...)

MDRNTY Cruise Completes Line-Up with Dixon, Damian Lazarus & Many More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

MDRNTY Cruise Completes Line-Up with Dixon, Damian Lazarus, tINI, Bill Patrick, Ripperton, Herodot, Magda, D'Julz, dOP, Enzo Siragusa, Jamie Jones and more. (more...)

PUNTS by Sarah Page to Play Theatre503 This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Punts is a hilarious and moving new play by Sarah Page about a young man's sexual awakening and its effect on those who orchestrated it. Drawn from the playwright's interviews with sex workers, Punts - produced by Kuleshov Theatre (BU21, Cans) - explores love in all its complex and contradictory forms. (more...)

Skating Polly Announce US Tour with X! 'New Trick' EP Out 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Skating Polly is excited to announce that they will be joining X on tour in early May following the April 28th release of their New Trick EP that features Nina Gordon and Louise Post from Veruca Salt. The EP was produced by Brad Wood (Liz Phair, Sunny Day Real Estate, Smashing Pumpkins) and is the follow-up to 2016's The Big Fit LP. (more...)

Chico's Angels Announces Brand New Show VIVA LA CHICAS!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The south of the border hotties, Chico's Angels are proud to announce their newest stage venture, a one hour variety show: VIVA LA CHICAS! Chico's Angels Variety Hour will entertain the audience with songs, dance and comedy!  (more...)

The Weather Company, an IBM Business, Introduces Max Engage with Watson, Cognitive Mobile Solution for News Stations at NAB Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Stevie Van Zandt Teams With Ronald McDonald House to Combat Pediatric Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Today, Ronald McDonald House® New York announced that it will partner with Stevie Van Zandt as an official friend and ambassador of the House (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 24, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Paul Iacono's PSYCHEDELIC PLAYHOUSE To Premiere at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Star of Mercury Fur, G.B.F., and MTV's The Hard Times Of RJ Berger, Paul Iacono stars along with the Underground personalities of Downtown New York in the world premiere of his musical-cabaret epic, PSYCHEDELIC PLAYHOUSE at The Green Room 42 , Thursday, May 4th & Friday, May 5th 8:00pm. (more...)

Greenwich Librarian Alice McMahon Bonvenuto Stars in BECOMING DR. RUTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Greenwich librarian and Ridgefield resident, Alice McMahon Bonvenuto, stars in Becoming Dr. Ruth, a play filled with the humor, honesty and life-affirming spirit of Karola Ruth Siegel, the girl who would later become Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Presented by the Square One Theatre in Stratford, Connecticut, the award-winning Bonvenuto is directed by Tom Holehan. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 23, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 22, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

New Service PitchFork Confirms Breached Passwords
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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John Cale to Release Limited-Edition Vinyl Record
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

On the occasion of The Kitchen's Spring Benefit Gala, which honored John Cale and Lawrence Weiner, Cale has created a limited-edition vinyl record. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS, Starring Dianne Wiest, Starts This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Theatre for a New Audience presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days, beginning this Sunday, April 23. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

AFTER PARTY Set for One-Night-Only Show at Uptown Underground
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

After entertaining sold out audiences for the past four years at various smaller cabaret venues, After Party is going big with a one-night-only performance at Uptown Underground on Friday, April 28 at 8pm. (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' Cover of 'Waiting For The Man' Premieres on The Huffington Post
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Acclaimed artist Garland Jeffreys' cover of The Velvet Underground's “Waiting For The Man” premieres on The Huffington Post. Listen/share the track here (more...)

Writer/Director Lola Rocknrolla Debuting Blaxploitation Comedy Series NEFERTITTY TV
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

From the campy, demented, B-Movie Maven brain of writer/director Lola Rocknrolla, Director Nicholas Brooks, and writer/producer/filmmaker Sibyl Santiago: the tale of a giant afro havin', spandex wearin', kung fu kickin', potty mouthed, badass crime fighter is setting its sights on Network TV! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 4/21 - PASCAL and RAPP in High School Rent!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Check out the top stories from Chicago you might have missed this week and more! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 4/21 - PASCAL and RAPP in High School Rent! (more...)

Photo Flash: ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND Digs Deep at The Vaults
by Roy Tan - Apr 20, 2017

Les Enfants Terribles invite you to that very place with Alice's Adventures Underground. Only it's not just Alice's adventure, it's yours… (more...)

Savages' Ayse Hassan & Kendra Frost Are Post Punk Duo Kite Base, Debut LP Out 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

There are many starting points found in origami, of which a 'Kite Base' is one. The two-piece band consisting of bass guitarists Ayse Hassan (Savages) and Kendra Frost, have announced their forthcoming electronic post punk debut full-length, Latent Whispers, to be released May 26. (more...)

Annie Parisse to Lead Reading of New Play DO THIS at The Davenport
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Do This, a new play by Karen Siff Exkorn (bestselling author of The Autism Sourcebook) and starring Annie Parisse (Clybourne Park, The Layover, 'Law and Order') will be performed at an invitation only developmental reading on Thursday, April 27th at 3pm at The Loft at the Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street). (more...)

Six Finalists Named for 2017 Chautauqua Prize
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Chautauqua Institution is pleased to announce six exceptional books as the 2017 finalists for The Chautauqua Prize, now in its sixth year (more...)

Daniel Sugimoto and The Zoo Theatre Company Present WE THE PEOPLE: A MUSICAL REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Daniel Sugimoto and The Zoo Theatre Company have always been champions for fighting against socio-political issues that segregate and distance us from one another with critically acclaimed shows such as Letters To Eve and White People Drinking. (more...)

Alfonso Muchacho Takes On Legendary Chris Raven Record 'I Know You Love Me Too'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Chris Raven's 1998 smasher, 'I Know You Love Me Too', gets the remix treatment on our next 25 year celebrations release. (more...)

ANTS Announce Stage Takeover at London's South West Four Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

One of the UK's finest exports, Groove Armada have been one of the most recognizable collectives in dance music in the past decade! Responsible for many dance floor classics, the duo have managed to lead a pack of very established peers and have been in the heart of the global dance scene. (more...)

Circus Meets Street in SOHO, Coming to The Peacock This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The world premiere of SOHO - a thrill ride of circus, street and theatre performance, re-creating the exciting, edgy and voyeuristic world of London's Soho - created by rock'n'roll global power house Stufish, opens at West End's THE PEACOCK from Saturday 6 - Saturday 20 May 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 20, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Q&A with David Byrne Among Public Programs for Seattle Rep's HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

With great excitement, Seattle Repertory Theatre is set to celebrate the opening of the most anticipated show of the season this week, Here Lies Love, the work of culture and music icons David Byrne (Talking Heads) and Fatboy Slim. (more...)

BECOMING DR. RUTH is Final Production of Square One Theatre's 27th Season Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Square One Theatre concludes its current season with the stage production of Becoming Dr. Ruth, which is filled with the humor, honesty and life-affirming spirit of Karola Ruth Siegel, the girl who would later become Dr. Ruth Westheimer. (more...)

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