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La Jolla Playhouse to Present Mike Daisey's THE TRUMP CARD This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces a special engagement of the critically-acclaimed solo piece, The Trump Card, created and performed by Mike Daisey, directed by Isaac Butler, to run October 4 - 9 in the Mandell Weiss Forum. (more...)

OFF ASSIGNMENT Launches Online
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Off Assignment, a magazine of literary travel writing, recently launched the first of its online content, answering the demand for authors to enhance their published work with compelling experiences and details left unsaid. Forged by today's top journalists, essayists, and travel writers, Off Assignment is a publication dedicated to candid storytelling. The magazine, which grew out of a grassroots series of live storytelling events featuring writers such as Gay Talese and Sloane Crosley, now publishes a weekly series called 'Letter to a Stranger,' short essays about memorable strangers from past journeys. In its first weeks, the series has featured contributors such as New York Times bestselling authors Leslie Jamison and Lauren Groff, as well as memoirist Howard Axelrod and National Book Award winner Julia Glass. (more...)

Comedian Brian Regan to Headline Wharton Center Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Comedian Brian Regan will perform at Wharton Center on Thursday, April 6, in the Cobb Great Hall as part of his Spring 2017 tour. (more...)

Food Network to Premiere New Series AYESHA'S HOMEMADE, 10/22
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Ayesha Curry brings family and friends together to celebrate as she cooks up her favorite recipes, in new series AYESHA'S HOMEMADE, premiering Saturday, October 22nd at 12pm ET/PT on Food Network. (more...)

2016 HOT DOCS PODCAST FESTIVAL Announces Full Programming for November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Hot Docs has announced full programming schedule for the HOT DOCS PODCAST FESTIVAL, November 18-20, 2016 at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. (more...)

BWW Review: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at Guthrie Theater
by Karen Bovard - Sep 26, 2016

The Guthrie's well cast, wittily directed, beautifully costumed production of a new adaptation of one of Jane Austen's beloved novels is a delightful concoction, firmly set in period but updated to our time in terms of thematic emphasis. This upbeat show is well worth a visit, even if you are someone who finds the marriage plot kind of a yawner, usually. (more...)

by Jessica Naftaly - Sep 22, 2016

This weeks episode of American Horror Story came with the series' subtitle “Roanoke”. Thus, the possibility that this will be several anthologies or hauntings captured in a faux- documentary episodic format is pretty much debunked; however, that doesn't mean that this season will be in anyway straightforward. This is American Horror Story after all!  (more...)

Royal Court Announces Casting for THE CHILDREN by Lucy Kirkwood
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Francesca Annis, Ron Cook and Deborah Findlay have been cast in Lucy Kirkwood's new play The Children which runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs 17 November 2016 - 14 January 2017 with Press Night on Thursday 24 November. Directed by James Macdonald. With design by Miriam Buether and lighting design by Peter Mumford. "At our time of life, we simply cannot deal with this shit."  (more...)

First Look Media Names Distribution Team and Business Affairs Leadership
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016


Broadway's Andy Mientus Joins Cast of Reimagined Comedy MY GAY ROOMMATE
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

As the team prepares to shoot the pilot episode, they have announced the first cast member, Broadway and SMASH star Andy Mientus (LES MISERABLES). The actor will be playing Wesley, the president and star of The Windsor Boys, the school's douchebag a capella superstars. (more...)

Karen Akers, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead SOME ENCHANTED EVENINGS Benefit for The Ziegfeld Society
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Ziegfeld Society of New York City launches its Eighth Season on September 17, 2016 with Some Enchanted Evenings: The Glittering Life and Times of Mary Martin, written and hosted by David Kaufman, based on his new bestselling biography of the same name. (more...)

Billy Crystal Guest Hosts Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at following the broadcast. (more...)

Mike Daisey's Last-Ever Performance of THE TRUMP CARD Will Be Streamed Live from NYC's Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Mike Daisey's acclaimed solo show The Trump Card will return to New York City for one final performance on November 1 at 8pm at Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). (more...)

Critically Acclaimed Drama GOAT, Starring Nick Jonas, Arrives on DVD 12/20
by Movies News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Lauded as “unexpected and wildly compelling” (Adam Chitwood, Collider) and “brutal and harrowing” (Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair), director Andrew Neel's gripping drama GOAT arrives on DVD December 20, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. (more...)

Grace Farms Celebrates First Anniversary & Announces New Programming
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Grace Farms Foundation marked the one-year anniversary of Grace Farms, a center for nature, arts, justice, community, and faith, with a one-week celebration and benefit attended bycultural and community leaders, philanthropists, architects, and artists. The commemorative week included the unveiling of a site-specific 108-foot-long wall painting by Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes; a performance by former New York City Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan; a presentation of Practicing Awe featuring Gallim Dance,Cindertalk, soprano Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, and countertenor Daniel Moody; artist Molly Gochman's Red Sand Project; and conversations with Iwan Baan, renowned architecture photographer, and Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, of the Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese firm SANAA. (more...)

Leslie Bennetts Shares Insights from LAST GIRL BEFORE FREEWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Leslie Bennetts will go behind the scenes and share insights from her latest book, LAST GIRL BEFORE FREEWAY: The Life, Loves, Losses and Liberation of Joan Rivers, (Little, Brown; November 15, 2016) with overnight guests of the 40-room destination spa Lake Austin Spa Resort on Feb 10 and 11, 2017. Bennetts is no stranger to controversy - after landing the first interview with Jennifer Anniston for a Vanity Fair cover story when Brad Pitt left her for Angelina Jolie, to penning her national bestseller, The Feminine Mistake, the famed journalist knows how to ask the difficult questions and she doesn't shy away from thoroughly understanding her subject. To write the biography, the author uncovered Joan Rivers' tumultuous, victorious, tragic, hilarious and fascinating life through interviews and conversations with people who knew her intimately. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Julian Fellowes' THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Production images have been released today for the major new musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning composer and lyricist duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. The production is currently playing at Theatre Royal Plymouth until 22 October followed by engagements at The Lowry in Salford and Mayflower Theatre in Southampton, prior to opening in London's West End. (more...)

DSI Comedy Theater Heats Up Late Fall and Early Winter With Line-Up of Touring Comedians
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

DSI Comedy Theater heats up the late Fall and early winter with a line-up of touring comics that is sure to appeal to every comedy fan. Friday, November 4, the comedy spot welcomes back North Carolina native Jane Borden for an evening of stand-up comedy.  (more...)

ACLU of Southern California Teams Up With IfOnly To Offer A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity To Visit The Set Of House Of Cards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016


BE A BROADWAY STAR Board Game Unveils Expansion Pack Featuring HAMILTON, WAITRESS and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The beloved Broadway board game Be A Broadway Star announces their new 2015/2016 Expansion Pack in time for the holidays!  (more...)

Royal Court Theatre Announces Casting for Upcoming Fundraiser Gala, THE BASH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

 Zawe Ashton, Kenneth Cranham,Aimee Ffion-Edwards, Deborah Findlay,  Harry Haddon-Patten, Lesley Manville, Kika Markham, Wunmi Mosaku, Kate O'Flynn, Maxine Peake, Stephen Rea,Lesley Sharp, Andrew Scott and Meera Syal to appear in The Bash at the Royal Court Theatre Wednesday 2 November 2016. (more...)

Ron Galella Announces New Book, ROCK AND ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Ron Galella, widely regarded as the most controversial celebrity photographer in the world, is pleased to announce the release of his newest work, 'Rock and Roll' on October 11th. (more...)

Mike Daisey's THE STORY OF THE GUN to Fire at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will present Mike Daisey's provocative new monologue The Story of the Gun for three performances only, Thursday through Saturday, November 3 through 5, at 8:00pm at the Rattlestick, at 224 Waverly Place. (more...)

Iconic Photographer Annie Leibovitz Shoots Unconventional Lincoln Continental Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016


Terrence 'J' Jenkins to Host 2016 MISS USA on FOX; Backstreet Boys & More to Perform
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

This year's MISS USA® competition is a not-to-be-missed three-hour special programming event, airing Sunday, June 5 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX, which will conclude with Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan crowning her successor. (more...)

Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 and up. Comedy Club is sponsored by Saunders & Associates and The Friars Foundation. Media sponsor is Beach Magazine. (more...)

MAISY KAY Returns with Artful Piano Ballad 'Disguises'
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Maisy Kay is the 16-year-old musical prodigy who burst onto the scene in 2015 with three dramatic and diverse single offerings (“Blood Filled Tears”, “Sleep”, and “Enough”), garnering attention from the likes of BlackBook who praised her “strikingly mature” musical technique and Vanity Fair who proclaimed that she “is giving Lorde a run for her money”, Yahoo Music, Pop Matters and more. (more...)

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft Series to Welcome R. Buck, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series will present the #1 New York Times bestselling author Rinker Buck with his just-out paperback edition of THE OREGON TRAIL: A New American Journey, his award-winning account of traveling the length of the Oregon trail the old-fashioned way - in a covered wagon with a team of mules. Mr. Buck will recount his experience and share remarkable images from the famous trail. (more...)

2016 Season Tennessee Williams Theater Fest to be Held in September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

2016 marks the centenary of the year Eugene O'Neill began writing ground-breaking plays in Provincetown, considered the birthplace of modern American theater. This year, the 11th Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater (TW Fest) will offer new approaches to staging O'Neill from the perspective of Tennessee Williams' genre-busting dramas. (more...)

Midsummer Night Swing Week Three Kicks Off 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Week Three of Midsummer Night Swing will have dance enthusiasts dancing cumbia, Lindy hop, tango, and the Charleston under the stars in Lincoln Center's open-air ballroom in Damrosch Park (West 62nd Street between Columbus & Amsterdam Avenues) from July 5 through July 9. Midsummer Night Swing brings together people of all ages, at every skill level, and from diverse backgrounds for 15 evenings of social dance with music played by acclaimed bands from across the country and around the world. (more...)

THE KNICK: The Complete Second Season Available on Blu-ray & DVD This August
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The groundbreaking, highly acclaimed drama series from Cinemax returns on August 2,2016 when The Knick: The Complete Second Season comes to Blu-ray with Digital HD and DVD with Digital HD (more...)

LOOKING: THE MOVIE, Starring Jonathan Groff, to Debut Exclusively on HBO, 7/23
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Starring Jonathan Groff (Tony Award nominee for 'Hamilton,' HBO's 'The Normal Heart'), Frankie J. Alvarez ('Smash') and Murray Bartlett ('August'), LOOKING: THE MOVIE wraps up the story of three close friends who explore the options available to a new generation of gay men seeking fulfillment in love and life. (more...)

Lincoln Center Sets 2016 White Light Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced the schedule for Lincoln Center's seventh White Light Festival, running from October 16 through November 16, 2016. The international multidisciplinary festival, which takes its name from a quotation by the Estonian composer Arvo Part, is an annual exploration of the power of art to illuminate our interior and communal lives. 'I could compare my music to white light which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener.' - Arvo Part (more...)

VIDEO: Jonathan Groff & More in New LOOKING: THE MOVIE Cast Featurette
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Jonathan Groff and more appear in an all-new cast featurette for HBO's LOOKING: THE MOVIE. The exclusive HBO presentation debuts SATURDAY, JULY 23 (10:00-11:25 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Partners With Vogue And GQ In Media First To Create Immersive Theatre Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016


BWW Review: Local Theatres Prepare the Next Generation
by Taryn Oesch - Jul 27, 2016

The summer teen theatre programs at Raleigh Little Theatre and PlayMakers Repertory Company prepare the next generation of theatre professionals while producing outstanding performances of 'Bay Boy' and 'Violet.' (more...)

TEENAGE DICK, BOOK OF WILL and More Set for HVSF2 Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival has announced the lineup for its popular new works series, HVSF2. (more...)

Richard Lewis, Julie Halston, Paula Poundstone and More Set for August Comedy Nights at Bay Street
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. (more...)

Tilda Swinton Reaches Out to 'Bridesmaids' Screenwriter to Join AUNTIE MAME Reboot
by Movies News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

In an all-new interview with Vanity Fair, Mumolo explains how she received an email from Swinton, praising her work on the Bridesmaids script and asking her if she would have an interest in adapting Patrick Dennis's 1955 classic novel to the big screen. (more...)

Sergei Danilian to Present ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Instead of the usual gala fare -- bits of firecracker variations and pieces of ballet classics -- Sergei Danilian's 'Ardani 25 Dance Gala' at New York City Center, August 19 and 20, is classic Danilian. The intrepid impresario, who has never side-stepped risk, will celebrate Ardani Artists's quarter century of producing in the United States and abroad with a trio of U.S. premieres, two by young, unknown, but up-and-coming Russian choreographers, and one by American Ballet Theatre principal Marcelo Gomes. (more...)

Photo Flash: Executive Chef Angie K. Mar & Tony Marion Welcome Broadway to the Beatrice
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

West Village hot spot The Beatrice Inn hosted the best of Broadway for an intimate celebration hosted by Executive Chef Angie K. Mar & Tony nominated Producer Tony Marion on Monday night. (more...)

Lady Rizo, Ghost Quartet, Alexis & the Samurai & More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running July 20-31, 2016. Scroll down or visit for details! (more...)

Apparate to London and Meet the Magical Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by Ashley LaChant - Jul 12, 2016

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is currently in previews in London's West End at the Palace Theatre, where it will open on July 30. Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornily lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, as part of a company of 42 talented actors. Scroll down to meet the entire cast, check out photos and video footage! (more...)

Ancient Cities Unleash 'Supermoon Blackout' Title Track w/ Northern Transmissions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Following their well-received self-titled debut album in 2014, Ancient Cities returns to bring us Supermoon Blackout, out 7/1 and available now! (more...)

by Maeve Riley - Aug 26, 2016


The Ries Brothers and More Coming Up at The Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The Iridium has announced its lineup (as of August 26) for this season, including the just-added THE RIES BROTHERS with special guest Vini 'Mad Dog' Lopez on August 31. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Novelist, Playwright Truman Capote's Ashes To Be Auctioned
by Michael Dale - Aug 22, 2016

Though he gained worldwide fame as the author of 'In Cold Blood' and 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' you didn't have to be an avid reader to immediately recognize Truman Capote. (more...)

Rocky Nook Releases 'The Grey Ghost: New York City Photographs'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Rocky Nook Inc., a photography book publishing company, has just released its most anticipated fine art book to date. (more...)

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY to Open Folger Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Folger Theatre's 2016/17 season kicks off with an inspired stage adaptation of one of literature's most cherished novels, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Bria Skonberg
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Award-winning trumpeter/vocalist/composer and 'one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation (Wall Street Journal),' Bria Skonberg brings her infectious and vibrant jazz and blues-infused style to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Saturday, September 17 at 8 p.m., officially opening the 2016-2017 season at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts. (more...)

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