Pulitzer Prize Winning Drama Wit to Run at Playhouse on Park This AprilPulitzer Prize Winning Drama Wit to Run at Playhouse on Park This April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

Wit, Margaret Edson's powerfully imagined Pulitzer Prize-winning play examines what makes life worth living through her exploration of one of existence's unifying experiences-mortality-while she also probes the vital importance of human relationships. Opening night at Playhouse on Park is April 22 at 8pm, with a wine and cheese reception to precede the show. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/9/2016
by - Apr 9, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/9/2016. (more...)

'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE', THE BODYGUARD and More Set for Broadway Sacramento's 2016-17 Season'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE', THE BODYGUARD and More Set for Broadway Sacramento's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

California Musical Theatre announced the 2016-17 Broadway Sacramento season at the Community Center Theater, featuring four shows not previously presented in the series, one of which has been produced in the round at Music Circus a number of times but never before part of Broadway Sacramento. (more...)

Heffernan & Lemme Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 5/5-7Heffernan & Lemme Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 5/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme are two members of the Broken Lizard Comedy Group. They are also the creators of films such as Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread and The Slammin' Salmon. (more...)

Vermont Peanut Butter Launches Trail Rider Peanut ButterVermont Peanut Butter Launches Trail Rider Peanut Butter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

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THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF TOLUCA LAKE: THE MUSICAL Extends at Falcon TheatreTHE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF TOLUCA LAKE: THE MUSICAL Extends at Falcon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The Falcon Theatre and Roger Bean Productions are proud to present The Real Housewives of Toluca Lake: The Musical, book, music, and lyrics by Molly Bell, arrangements and additional music by Dolores Duran-Cefalu, and directed by Roger Bean, the fifth production of the Falcon's 2015-2016 Season, now extended through May 1st. (more...)

Vermont Theatres Form New Historic PartnershipVermont Theatres Form New Historic Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Three theatres in one of the country's smallest states have a big idea.  Vermont's Dorset Theatre Festival, Northern Stage, and Weston Playhouse Theatre Company are creating an historic partnership to bring British playwright Alan Ayckbourn's celebrated comic trilogy, The Norman Conquests, to their stages in the spring and summer of 2016.  More than a year in the planning, the collaboration has three nationally prominent directors working with the same cast and creative team on successive productions of the three plays in White River Junction, Dorset, and Weston. (more...)

Pulitzer-Winning Play WIT to Run 4/20-5/8 at Playhouse on ParkPulitzer-Winning Play WIT to Run 4/20-5/8 at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Wit, Margaret Edson's powerfully imagined Pulitzer Prize-winning play examines what makes life worth living through her exploration of one of existence's unifying experiences-mortality-while she also probes the vital importance of human relationships. Opening night at Playhouse on Park is April 22 at 8pm, with a wine and cheese reception to precede the show. (more...)

THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER Chamber Opera to Crumble in NYCTHE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER Chamber Opera to Crumble in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Fresh off its World Premiere run at Marlboro College in Vermont, THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER comes to NYC for its New York Premiere. Directed by Brittany Goodwin, with Music and Libretto and produced by Felix Jarrar, opens Friday April 15th, 2016. This is a strictly limited engagement that continues through Saturday April 16th, 2016 in Mary Flagler Cary Hall at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music (450 W 37th street NY, NY 10018). (more...)

Middlebury Actors Workshop to Present Theresa Rebeck's SEMINARMiddlebury Actors Workshop to Present Theresa Rebeck's SEMINAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Middlebury Actors Workshop is pleased to present Seminar by Theresa Rebeck. (more...)

Ben & Jerry's Serves Fans Fun Flavors and Free Ice CreamBen & Jerry's Serves Fans Fun Flavors and Free Ice Cream
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Ben & Jerry's fans around the world can mark April 12 th on their calendars as the 2016 Ben & Jerriest day of the year; Free Cone Day! For the past 37 years, Ben & Jerry's has opened scoop shop doors to dish out free ice cream to fans, thanking them for being so uniquely awesome. The tradition has continued to grow, beginning in the small state of Vermont, USA, and now reaching across the globe. Fans are invited to their local scoop shop to join in on the company's long-time tradition of thanking fans for their commitment and ongoing support. (more...)

Bernie Sanders to Discuss Presidential Run on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 4/7Bernie Sanders to Discuss Presidential Run on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 4/7
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will return as lead guest on the Thursday, April 7 episode of LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS. (more...)

Weston Playhouse Announces 80th Summer SeasonWeston Playhouse Announces 80th Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

2016 marks the start of our two-year 80th-anniversary celebration and we're excited to share a summer of Broadway blockbusters, Vermont premieres, and groundbreaking partnerships with you. (more...)

BWW Seeks Editors in VermontBWW Seeks Editors in Vermont
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to help feature coverage in Vermont. (more...)

Comcast Volunteers 'Make Change Happen,' Beautifying Four Sites In Vermont On 15th Comcast Cares DayComcast Volunteers 'Make Change Happen,' Beautifying Four Sites In Vermont On 15th Comcast Cares Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

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Young Broadway Vets to Lead York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWNYoung Broadway Vets to Lead York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions, has announced the complete cast for the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer.  (more...)

Camp Broadway Kids to Perform at New York Pops 33rd Birthday GalaCamp Broadway Kids to Perform at New York Pops 33rd Birthday Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Camp Broadway Kids, a musical theatre ensemble comprised of 60 theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16, will be featured at The New York Pops 33rd Birthday Gala at Carnegie Hall on Monday, May 2, 2016. (more...)

Carnegie Hall's 'Link Up' Program Expands Worldwide; Concerts Set for NYC This MayCarnegie Hall's 'Link Up' Program Expands Worldwide; Concerts Set for NYC This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

For over 30 years, Link Up-a hands-on curriculum that invites students in grades 3 to 5 to make and explore music-has culminated in springtime, interactive children's concerts for thousands of New York City students who are invited to come together at Carnegie Hall. More recently, Carnegie Hall has also provided this program free-of-charge to over 80 orchestra partners across the United States and abroad, reaching many more thousands of children who join together to make music in their own communities. The Link Up curriculum and concert program was developed by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. (more...)

Sugar Joans & Clent Bowers Join Cast of EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERTSugar Joans & Clent Bowers Join Cast of EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

?Reprising her electric performance at the show's 2015 Musi-Cal showcase sneak peak, THE VOICE Season 7's Sugar Joans joins the cast of EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT in the role of Pile of Poo. (more...)

Travel Channel Announces All-New Water-Themed PremieresTravel Channel Announces All-New Water-Themed Premieres
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Five new and returning series that celebrate heart-pumping water thrills, gorgeous sunny beach destinations and over-the-top water attractions will hit the air on Travel Channel beginning in June. (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company Sets 2016-17 SeasonLos Altos Stage Company Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Los Altos Stage Company is pleased to announce the line-up for our upcoming season at the Bus Barn Theater in Los Altos. Comprised of two musicals and three plays, our 21st Annual Season is filled with imagination, inspiration, passion, poetry, folly, disillusionment, and madness. (more...)

New Play THE MESSIAH COMPLEX to Explore Legacy of The Black Panthers at BRICNew Play THE MESSIAH COMPLEX to Explore Legacy of The Black Panthers at BRIC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

BRIC is pleased to present the world premiere of The Messiah Complex, a new play written by Nia Witherspoon and visionary director Charlotte Brathwaite with choreography by Ni'Ja Whitson and dramaturgy by Cherrie Moraga. (more...)

ESPN Reveals Final High School Basketball Rankings for ESPN 100ESPN Reveals Final High School Basketball Rankings for ESPN 100
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

ESPN released the final rankings for the class of 2016 with Duke commit Harry Giles remaining No.1 overall in the ESPN 100, while Kansas commit Josh Jackson jumps to the No. 2 spot. (more...)

EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT Adds Encore Performance at Rockwell Table & StageEMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT Adds Encore Performance at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Rockwell's ticketing website encourages audiences to "be among the first to experience the powerful, magical, mind-blowing journey that is Emojiland."  The opportunity to do so has just doubled. (more...)

Season Tickets to 2016-17 Broadway Las Vegas Season at The Smith Center on Sale Next WeekSeason Tickets to 2016-17 Broadway Las Vegas Season at The Smith Center on Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Season tickets for the highly anticipated 2016-2017 Broadway Las Vegas season at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will be available for purchase beginning Monday, May 2. Sponsored by Southern Nevada Ford Stores, the season will feature Tony Award-winning productions, Broadway smashes and first-ever national tours. For more information visit TheSmithCenter.com. (more...)

Perseverance Theatre to Stage Sharr White's ANNAPURNAPerseverance Theatre to Stage Sharr White's ANNAPURNA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Perseverance Theatre presents Annapurna, an exciting new play by one of America's fresh new voices, Sharr White. (more...)

Ain Gordon World Premiere Set for Painted Bride Arts CenterAin Gordon World Premiere Set for Painted Bride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

1972: Dr. John Fryer dons an oversize tuxedo and rubber joke shop mask to become Dr. Henry Anonymous and confront the American Psychiatric Association with these words: 'I am a homosexual, I am a psychiatrist.' The latest work by renowned theatre artist Ain Gordon, 217 Boxes of Dr. Henry Anonymous, is a new play drawn from the 217 boxes of archive materials from national LGBT activist of Dr. John Fryer discovered by Ain Gordon during his two-year embedded artist status at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP). This new work is set to run, May 5-7, at the Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine Street. All performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $20. Painted Bride and Historical Society of Pennsylvania members can save $5. Tickets and more information are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215.925.9914. (more...)

THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART to Launch 2016 Scottish TourTHE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART to Launch 2016 Scottish Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, David Greig and Wils Wilson's folk theatre fable has proved hugely popular with audiences from Govan to Rio. (more...)

Shakespeare 2016: How Might The Bard Cast America's Presidential Hopefuls?Shakespeare 2016: How Might The Bard Cast America's Presidential Hopefuls?
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016

A clever essay casts Donald Trump in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Hillary Clinton in HENRY IV, PART 2. (more...)

On The Road with MAMMA MIA's Stephen Ecklemann & Kyra Belle JohnsonOn The Road with MAMMA MIA's Stephen Ecklemann & Kyra Belle Johnson
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 21, 2016

There's a lot to learn about the two actors - Kyra Belle Johnson, who's cast as Sophie, and Stephen Ecklemann, who takes on the role of her boyfriend Sky - playing the young leads in Mamma Mia!, the ABBA-inspired musical that lands at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center next Tuesday night for an eight-performance run. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING's Blake Silver to Co-Direct EMOJILAND Concert at Rockwell Table & StageSPRING AWAKENING's Blake Silver to Co-Direct EMOJILAND Concert at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Blake Silver, associate director of Broadway's celebrated 2015 Deaf West revival of 'Spring Awakening,' will co-direct the upcoming concert premiere of 'Emojiland' at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles.  Creators Keith and Laura Harrison will also co-direct. (more...)

Ben & Jerry's Brings the BRRR-ito Back!Ben & Jerry's Brings the BRRR-ito Back!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Our biggest hit is back! Last year, just when consumers thought a burrito couldn't get any better, Ben & Jerry's delivered the BRRR-ito: a chewy crepe-like wrap surrounding your choice of ice cream flavors, drizzled in hot fudge and topped with cookie crumbles. Beginning on April 20th, the scoop shop fan favorite, BRRR-ito, will return, but hurry as it is only making a limited appearance at participating scoop shops. (more...)

Leonardo's Pizza Sauce Announces Nationwide DistributionLeonardo's Pizza Sauce Announces Nationwide Distribution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Leonardo's Pizza Sauce is proud to announce nationwide distribution of their all-natural pizza sauces in four flavors: Original, Asiago, Garlic and Chipotle. Leonardo's Pizza Sauce is now available for purchase at retailers such as Harris Teeter, Best Yet Markets, and Hy-Vee among others. Leonardo's Pizza Sauce is also available for purchase on Amazon.com. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival to Present WHEN JOHNNY COMES HOME Local Play ReadingDorset Theatre Festival to Present WHEN JOHNNY COMES HOME Local Play Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Dorset Theatre Festival completes their Local First Festival of New Plays with WHEN JOHNNY COMES HOME by playwright, Robert Sugarman. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MainStreet Theatre Company's MIRETTEPhoto Flash: First Look at MainStreet Theatre Company's MIRETTE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

MainStreet Theatre Company presents the Theatre for Young Audiences premiere of MIRETTE, with book Elizabeth Diggs, music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones. School performances begin today, April 18th, with the public opening on April 23rd. The show runs until May 8th, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

PFP to Stage US Premiere of THE BOYS UPSTAIRSPFP to Stage US Premiere of THE BOYS UPSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Pride Films and Plays is thrilled to present the US professional premiere of Jason Mitchell's zesty comedy The Boys Upstairs which The Village Voice called 'Sex in the City meets Boys in the Band.'  PFP Artistic Associate Nelson Rodriguez leads a cast including Gary Henderson as Seth, Tristien Winfree as Eric, Shaun Baer as Ashley, and PFP Company Member Luke Meierdiercks playing a variety of different roles. PFP Executive Director David Zak directs. (more...)

Grace Potter Sets 2016 Grand Point North Festival in BurlingtonGrace Potter Sets 2016 Grand Point North Festival in Burlington
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Grace Potter announced today the lineup for the 2016 Grand Point North music festival, scheduled for September 17 and 18 at Burlington, Vermont's Waterfront Park. Potter will headline both nights and will be joined by Old Crow Medicine Show, Guster, The Wood Brothers, Kaleo, Blind Pilot, The Record Company, Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band and Eliza Hardy Jones, who also plays in Potter's backing band.  (more...)

Middlebury Community Players to Present A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUMMiddlebury Community Players to Present A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

? It's a toga party!  Middlebury Community Players presents one of the brightest and funniest musicals ever written, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, at the Town Hall Theater, Middlebury, Vermont.  Opening April 28 and closing May 7, the show runs Thursday through Sunday the first weekend and Thursday through Saturday the second weekend.  Showtimes are 8:00 for April 28, 29, 30 and May 5, 6 and 7 with 2:00 matinees on May 1 and 7.  Tickets are $15 for the Thursday shows, $23 for all other performances ($18 for students with ID), and can be purchased at the box office, (802) 382-9222, or online at www.townhalltheater.org.  ASL interpretation will be available at the May 1 show. (more...)

Tech Lighting Hires New Eastern Region Sales ManagerTech Lighting Hires New Eastern Region Sales Manager
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

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Attorney Lorie Fowlke Advocates for Uniform Family Law Arbitration ActAttorney Lorie Fowlke Advocates for Uniform Family Law Arbitration Act
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

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Annual Mayor's Charity Ball to be Held at West Hartford's Town Hall, 5/14Annual Mayor's Charity Ball to be Held at West Hartford's Town Hall, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The 17th annual Mayor's Charity Ball will be held at West Hartford's Town Hall on Saturday, May 14 from 6:00 PM to midnight. (more...)

Keith David, Corbin Reid & More to Star in EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT at Rockwell Table & StageKeith David, Corbin Reid & More to Star in EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

?The highly anticipated new musical Emojiland premieres next month as a concert reading at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles after several sneak-peek song showcases, as previously covered by BroadwayWorld. The show marks the first time emojis have been adapted into a long-form narrative. (more...)

ABT Soloist Devon Teuscher to Receive 2016 Leonore Annenberg Arts FellowshipABT Soloist Devon Teuscher to Receive 2016 Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Devon Teuscher has been awarded a 2016 Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship. The Fellowship, which recognizes young artists of extraordinary talent, provides additional resources to help them realize their full potential. (more...)

'Under A Blue Moon': A True And Humorous Story Of One Woman's Spiritual Journey'Under A Blue Moon': A True And Humorous Story Of One Woman's Spiritual Journey
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

SHARON, Vt., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ An unexpected invitation to a hidden world concealing ancient wisdom prompted Isabella Oehry to set out on a year-long journey. She discovered truths, which at first sight appeared unbelievable. Her former understanding of people, plants, animals, earththe entire universesuddenly no longer applied. (more...)

Williamsburg Movement & Arts Center, The Moving Beauty Series to Present THE CO-OPWilliamsburg Movement & Arts Center, The Moving Beauty Series to Present THE CO-OP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Williamsburg Movement & Arts Center and The Moving Beauty Series present THE CO-OP: 6 dancers plus 4 choreographers creating 1 beautiful show, this weekend, April 15th-17th, 2016 at 8:00 PM, at Williamsburg Movement & Arts Center in Brooklyn. (more...)

Rumer Willis to Appear in THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Parody at Rockwell Table & StageRumer Willis to Appear in THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Parody at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

'Gird Your Loins!' American actress and singer, Rumer Willis will be joining the cast of 'The Unauthorized Musical Parody of The Devil Wears Prada' starring as Andy Sachs. Originally set for a three-month run, due to popular demand the show has been extended to the end of May at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles. (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 4/4 - 4/8Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 4/4 - 4/8
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Check out quotables from NBC's 'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' April 4 – April 8 (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Young Musicians Selected for Inaugural NYO2Carnegie Hall Announces Young Musicians Selected for Inaugural NYO2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

  Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 78 young musicians selected from across the country for the inaugural season of NYO2, a two-week, intensive summer program for outstanding American instrumentalists ages 14-17, which begins on June 18, 2016. NYO2 is an extension of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), a program for musicians ages 16-19, launched by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute in the summer of 2013 to great acclaim. Both NYO-USA and NYO2 are free to all participants. (more...)

Tangent Theatre Announces CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION As Spring Main Stage ShowTangent Theatre Announces CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION As Spring Main Stage Show
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2016

Tangent Theatre Company, based in their intimate Carpenter Shop Theater in Tivoli, announces their Spring 2016 main-stage production: the award-winning Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker. Set in a small Vermont town, the story centers around a local acting class and the truths revealed as the group's time together unfolds. In addition to the featured female playwright, the show will spotlight a wide range of female talents: three acting artists, the director, producer, set and lighting designers, wardrobe supervisor and house manager are all established women in the field. (more...)

ATTLAS New Single 'Aspen' Out Now On deadmau5' mau5trapATTLAS New Single 'Aspen' Out Now On deadmau5' mau5trap
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

This past March, electronic artist and mau5trap label founder deadmau5 took a handpicked collective of his label artists on the road as part of the mau5hax bu5 tour. Aboard a bus outfitted with a custom studio which made its way through cities on the East Coast, emerging electronic artist ATTLAS integrated Microsoft's Surface into his production process while writing his new single 'Aspen.' (more...)

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