Girl Scouts of the USA Announces Winners of 2016 National Girl Scout Cookie Recipe Contest, Sponsored by Taste of Home
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Today, Girl Scouts of the USA announced Vermont resident Nancy Mockas the grand prize winner of the 2016 National Girl Scout Cookie Recipe Contest, sponsored byTaste of Home,the world's leading food magazine. Nancy's recipe for Toffee and Chocolate Bark with Toasted Almonds, using Shortbread/Trefoil Girl Scout Cookies as an ingredient not only took the candy category, but received the most consumer votes of all the 16 finalist recipes. (more...)

Alexander Rodriguez to Debut I'LL HAVE ANOTHER! at Rockwell to Benefit LLS
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Radio show host Alexander Rodriguez on iHeartRadio and Universal Broadcasting Network's 'On The Rocks' will hit the stage on May 24th debuting his new cabaret show, 'I'll Have Another!' - a roller coaster of stories, audience participation, and dramedy, belted out by your host featuring music from stage, screen and pop. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

When author Allan Wooley's first grandchild was born, he was inspired to pass on stories from and about his youth. After retiring, he had time to continue writing poems and work out his thoughts on various philosophic questions. From these three sources, he finally decided to compile a selection of stories, poems and essays into his debut book, 'Crumbs Cast upon the Current: Some Stories, Poems, Essays' (published by iUniverse). (more...)

BWW Cooks: All That Cheese
by Marakay Rogers - May 5, 2016

There's an entire world of cheese out there, and you're still eating the same few all the time. Expand those flavor horizons. (more...)

Michael Thomas Grant Joins Cast of EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

 Michael Thomas Grant will be stepping into the role of Skull in the highly anticipated EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT, premiering at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles next week. Grant replaces the previously announced Matt Magnusson, who left the company due to an "unforeseen professional conflict." (more...)

BWW News: New HIPSTER MUSICAL to Hit Rockwell
by Don Grigware - May 4, 2016

Ashley Argota , whose credits include The Fosters; True Jackson, VP; Lab Rats and Michael Viruet (pictured) , boasting Pitch Perfect and Hunkappella, are set to star in a hyper-styled new musical entitled Hipster Sweatshop. Argota and Viruet play love interests from opposite sides of the track in this musical set in downtown LA's hottest jewelry boutique. Viruet, who plays the sexy delivery guy Jesus for whom Argota's Siri falls hard, says that Hipster Sweatshop is "a fun concept with some great characters. Its duets will blow your socks off!" (more...)

York Theatre Company To Release New Off-Broadway Recording of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis, Jose-Manuel Perez/Sister Productions and Jamie deRoy, announced today that the cast of the new Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN will head into the studio to set down tracks for the new cast recording on Monday, June 13, 2016. Broadway Records will release the 2016 Off-Broadway cast recording, now available for pre-order at and Amazon, and will be available on iTunes and other retailers on September 16, 2016. (more...)

EVITA, ANYTHING GOES & More Set for Broadway Palm's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Broadway Palm is proud to announce its 24th Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions, and five concerts. Individual tickets go on sale June 1, 2016.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Reji Woods, Portrait of an Actor/Cabaret Producer
by Marakay Rogers - May 29, 2016

Reji Woods, a Lancaster area stage and song fixture, has a full plate this summer, with his PORTRAIT OF A LADY series and two summer shows in Philadelphia and Vermont. He talks about producing and performing at the same time. (more...)

Family Moves Their 95-Year-Old House Down Sunset Blvd to Preserve it from Demolition
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016


FORAGERS in Chelsea for Memorial Day Brunch
by Marina Kennedy - May 26, 2016

Foragers in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City will be serving a Memorial Day brunch on Monday, 5/30 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. (more...)

AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY Set for Rockwell Table and Stage, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

An Evening of Classic Broadway, the popular ongoing line-up show now in its second year, will be back at Rockwell Table and Stage on Monday evening, June 13th. (more...)

VITL Board of Directors Elects New Chair and Appoints Four Board Members
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016


Dorset Theatre Festival Receives Generous Grants in Support of New Play Development Program
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The National Foundation for the Arts, the Edgerton Foundation and the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust have all awarded prestigious grants to the Dorset Theatre Festival this season in support of their New Play Development Program. (more...)

Bass Legend Stu Hamm to Embark On 'Solo Bass Songs and Stories Tour 2016'
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

Bass legend Stu Hamm will be embarking on his “Solo Bass Songs and Stories Tour 2016” first of June! Having stunned audiences across the world with his innovative playing (more...)

'NO END OF BLAME' and GOOD Set for PTP/NYC's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running from July 5 - August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Opera Company of Middlebury to Open Giuseppe Verdi's MACBETH in June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

?The Opera Company of Middlebury will open its 13th season with Giuseppe Verdi's Macbeth, June 3 at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury. (more...)

A Theatre Lover's Guide To Visiting NYC Like A New Yorker
by Kyle Christopher West - May 19, 2016

Although we haven't met, I already know we'd get along swimmingly. You see, you're on and you're browsing a travel article, so I can already tell we have so much in common. And while I'm currently writing to you from Dallas, Texas, it feels like only yesterday I was juggling jobs to cover the rising rent on my New York City apartment. Although I'll forever miss the energy of a busy life in the city, a visit or two a year is all I need to feel at home again in the Big Apple. (more...)

Wesley Taylor, Vanessa Ray, Nicole Parker & More to Perform the Songs of Adam Wachter at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

ROCKWELL TABLE AND STAGE presents 'Just Come To This: The Songs of Adam Wachter' on Monday, May 23 at 8:00pm. The evening will feature works by up-and-coming musical theater composer/lyricist Adam Wachter, including original songs from his musicals Tarrytown and Zionsville, along with other favorites and new material written specifically for this night, all performed by a starry group of his obscenely talented, generous, and attention-hungry Broadway- and Television-star friends who have since all defected to the West Coast. (more...)

AT&T Invests More than $60 Million Over 3-Year Period to Enhance Local Networks in Vermont
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016


Dorset Theatre Festival to Welcome Poet Michael Dumanis Ahead of DEAR ELIZABETH Debut
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

On Thursday, May 26, 6:00 PM, renowned poet Michael Dumanis will give a special talk at Northshire Bookstore ahead of the Dorset Theatre Festival's Regional Premiere of the hit Off-Broadway play, DEAR ELIZABETH by Sarah Ruhl.   (more...)

Vermont Information Technology Leaders Appoints Chief Financial Officer and Security Analyst
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016


Photo Flash: EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT Premieres at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT made its sold-out world premiere on May 9th, 2016, with an encore performance on May 10th at Rockwell Table & Stage. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concerts below! (more...)

Gregory Alan Isakov Unveils New Music Video for 'Liars'
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

The official music video for Gregory Alan Isakov's 'Liars' premiered yesterday at NPR Music and can now be viewed on YouTube. (more...)

Chinese Ink Artist Presents Solo Exhibition in Venice, May 19
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

'Waiting for Qin Feng,' a solo exhibition of work by Chinese ink artist Qin Feng, will be on view in Venice from May 19-June 19, 2016. Installed in three locations including the former Monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore, now home to the Fondazione Giorgio Cini (the first contemporary Chinese art installation), The Armenian Catholic Monastery on San Lazzaro Island and Venice International University (VIU) on San Servolo Island, the exhibition will be presented in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio Cini and is curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and Ambassador Umberto Vattani. There will be a Vernissage and performance by Qin Feng at the former Monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore on May 19 beginning at 6pm, a seminar with the artist and curators on May 26 at the Navy Officer's Club at the Arsenale from 4pm-7pm and a press conference at VIU on May 27 at 3pm. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre to Inaugurate New Space with CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Hoboken's Mile Square Theatre (Chris O'Connor, Founder & Artistic Director; Mark Cirnigliaro, Associate Artistic Director) will christen their new space with the Obie Award Winning play Circle Mirror Transformation written by Annie Baker and directed by Chris O'Connor. The play will begin performances on June 15 and celebrate its Gala Opening Night on June 16 and will run through July 2, 2016.  Tickets are $30 ($18/students and seniors) and can be purchased by visiting (more...)

'Elegant Constructions with Martha Grover' Ceramic Workshop Coming to View
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

View, a multi-arts center located in Old Forge, NY, announces Elegant Constructions with Martha Grover, a two-day ceramic demonstrative workshop held on June 25th and 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (more...)

Pwnie Express Announces $12.9 Million in Series B Funding
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016


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


Young 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 & 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 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 (more...)

Perseverance 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 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 or by phone at 215.925.9914. (more...)

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?
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 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 & 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!
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 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 (more...)

Dorset 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 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 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...)

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