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VIDEO: 'Proud to Be a Jersey Boy!' Frankie Valli and Cast of JERSEY BOYS at Closing Curtain Call
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

During the closing curtain call, Four Seasons' frontman Frankie Valli thanked the cast and crew, commenting that the historic run was 'really the icing on the cake.' (more...)

South Asian Showdown 2017 at John Hancock Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

If you like South Asian Dance and want to see some of the most competitive dance teams in North America, don't miss South Asian Showdown! This competition is the first of its kind in New England with Bollywood vs South Asian Fusion teams! These different dance forms makeup some of the most popular dance forms in India and if you want to see which dance style wins, come check out the competition on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at the John Hancock Hall in Boston! (more...)

BWW Review: In 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI, Penny Fuller Musically Shares Memories from a Well-Loved Life
by Shari Barrett - Jan 16, 2017

After Penny Fuller approached Barry Kleinbort to create a musical version of Hatcher's play for her to perform as a cabaret artist, 13 Things About Ed Carpolotti was originally developed at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Cabaret and Performance Conference in Summer 2012 and had its New York premiere in December 2012. The two have a natural affinity for knowing what works well for both of them, and the musical spark between Fuller and her accompanist Paul Greenwood lights up the stage. (more...)

Virginia Gay Leads CALAMITY JANE at Hayes Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

One Eyed Man Productions in association with Neglected Musicals and Hayes Theatre Co present Virginia Gay in CALAMITY JANE. Playing at Hayes Theatre Co from March 8, the full cast of CALAMITY JANE has been announced.  (more...)

Michael Bollinger Named Director of Bartlett Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

The City of Bartlett, in greater Memphis, Tennessee named Michael Bollinger the Director of the Bartlett Performing Arts Center.  Bollinger has spent his career as a professional producer - director - actor. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Presents Valerie Perri in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Star of stage, screen, and television, Valerie Perri continues to dazzle audiences with starring turns in Los Angeles' first run of Evita, Musical Theatre West's Sunset Blvd., and most recently, 3D Theatricals Hello, Dolly!  (more...)

Boyd Gaines Joins Debra Monk in James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Tony Award-winner Boyd Gaines (Gypsy, Contact, and She Loves Me) is set to star opposite Emmy and Tony Award-winner Debra Monk (Curtains, ABC's Grey's Anatomy and NYPD Blue) in the world premiere of Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). (more...)

Freeform Lauchnes Variety Pack of New Digital Short-Form Series
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Brand new digital short-form series “Time for Bed with Punam Patel,” an intimate talk show starring comedian and actress Punam Patel (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards Winners Announced - ROCK OF AGES at Apollo Civic Theatre Big Winner!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 13, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 West Virginia winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Berkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of Roe written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Bill Rauch. Roe is a co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage. (more...)

Palm Beach Opera to Present MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Palm Beach Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly for one weekend only, January 27-29, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. One of the most popular operas in the repertoire, Madama Butterfly is filled with recognizable melodies and passionate drama. (more...)

All-Female, All-Norwegian Brass Ensemble tenThing to Tour U.S. This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Ten-piece, all-female, all-Norwegian brass ensemble tenThing, lead by trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth, will make their first tour the U.S. in March 2017, bringing its acclaimed blend of musicianship and showmanship to South Dakota, Minnesota, California, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York and Indiana. (more...)

New Cell Phone Holder For Cars Launches Kickstarter Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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MAD Announces New Trustees and Treasurer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) announced today the appointment of two new Trustees: Andi Potamkin Blackmore and Simon Bolton. The Board of Trustees also named current Finance Committee Chair Michael Dweck Treasurer. The election took place at the December 8, 2016, board meeting. (more...)

Zac Brown Band Announces 2017 North American Headlining Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Zac Brown Band will kick off their 2017 headlining North American concert tour on May 12th in their hometown at Atlanta's Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. (more...)

Dawn Levis Releases 'The Littlest Branch'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

'The Littlest Branch': a children's story of two friends on an adventure learning important life lessons along the way. 'The Littlest Branch' is the creation of published author, Dawn Levis, a stay-at-home mom with a deep passion for family and community. Through life's trials, she has learned that hope can be found in the most unexpected places. This sparked her desire to share that hope with others. She currently resides with her family in Virginia. (more...)

Virginia Rep Announces the Opening of AIRLINE HIGHWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of the Tony-nominated play Airline Highway, by playwright Lisa D'Amour on Friday, January 27 on the Arenstein Stage at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street.  The play runs through February 12 with preview performances on Wednesday and Thursday, January 25 and 26.  Set in post-Katrina New Orleans and echoing the spontaneity and rich texture of jazz,  this gritty comedy celebrates the colorful, fractured characters that define the city's spirit. D'Amour, a fifth-generation New Orleans native, was a Pulitzer finalist for her work on Detroit.  She was commissioned to write Airline Highway in 2014 for Steppenwolf Theatre Company. The show made its Broadway debut in 2015 and earned four Tony Nominations. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum Announces New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In celebration of the unparalleled restoration currently underway in the South Street Seaport Museum's flagship, the museum announces its second post-Hurricane Sandy exhibition, The Original Gus Wagner: The Maritime Roots of Modern Tattoo beginning on January 29, 2017, open Wednesday - Sunday 11am-5pm, at the Museum's mezzanine gallery level, accessible from the main entrance of the Museum on 12 Fulton Street. (more...)

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

Daniel Jenkins and Melissa van der Schyff Team Up for BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! at LPR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tony Award nominee Daniel Jenkins (Oslo, Kid Victory, Big River, Mary Poppins) and Drama Desk nominee Melissa van der Schyff (Big River, Bonnie & Clyde) are teaming up to perform at Le Poisson Rouge (LPR) in a creatively refreshing concert, 'BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! The Reunion Tour' on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 at 8:00 PM.  (more...)

Anord Critical Power Caps 2016 With Strong Growth and Momentum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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NBCSN to Present Five Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Games This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

NBCSN continues its coverage of the Atlantic 10 men's basketball season with five conference matchups this weekend, highlighted by an A-10 tripleheader on Saturday, January 14, and A-10 doubleheader on Sunday, January 15. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Drama Learning Center's Area Premiere of HANDS ON A HARDBODY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Drama Learning Center's professional training company for emerging young artists will present the area premiere of new American musical Hands on a Hardbody this month. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tony-Winning Broadway Producer Mike Isaacson to Receive CTI's 2017 Robert Whitehead Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Mike Isaacson will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (more...)

Research Reports Initiation on Services Stocks -- Gannett, New York Times, New Media Investment, and Pearson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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Snowbirds are Traveling South in 2017 to Escape the Cold of Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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Spreckels Theatre Company Presents 1776
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The critically acclaimed, award-winning Spreckels Theatre Company presents '1776,' the Tony Award winning musical which brings history to life as it recalls America's contentious Founding Fathers and their determination to do the right thing for a fledgling nation. (more...)

Student Creativity To Be Showcased at Husson University's 6th Hart Open Studio Event
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Student work from Husson University drawing, painting, pastel, photography, and graphic design courses will be on display. The event is a collaboration between Husson University's College of Science and Humanities and the New England School of Communications. The exhibition is free and open to the public. (more...)

Violin Superstar Midori Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for BNY MELLON GRAND CLASSICS 2/3-3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Violin superstar Midori first captured hearts and minds of audiences 30 years ago as an 11-year-old virtuoso. She returns to Heinz Hall for the first time since 2004 to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics on February 3 & 5 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

ALL THE FINE BOYS, Starring Abigail Breslin, Begins on Valentine's Day Off-Broadway; Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The New Group presents the world premiere of All the Fine Boys, a new play from writer and director Erica Schmidt, featuring Abigail Breslin, Isabelle Fuhrman, Joe Tippett and Alex Wolff. (more...)

Video: Meet Patina Miller, Bryce Pinkham's Characters on MERCY STREET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 12, 2017

MERCY STREET, the much-acclaimed Civil War-era drama set in the occupied city of Alexandria, Virginia, will return to PBS stations for a second season on January 22 2017, at 8:00 p.m. ET (check local listings). In addition to returning theatre stars Josh Radnor, Donna Murphy, Norbert Leo Butz, Gary Cole, and more, the new season will welcome two faces familiar to Broadway fans, Tony-winner Patina Miller and Tony-nominee Bryce Pinkham. (more...)

SDSO to Perform World Premiere Piece From New York Philharmonic VP of Education
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) welcomes composer and Vice President of Education with the New York Philharmonic, Theodore Wiprud, on this Saturday's concert, Schumann's Symphony No. 2. (more...)

US Navy, Raytheon generate Tomahawk missile flight plans in real time to strike time-sensitive targets
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

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STATE OF THE ARTS NYC to Examine Our Country's Political Identity
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

WBAI's State of the Arts NYC host/producer Savona Bailey-McClain will ask artists, academicians and museum directors in the coming days, to talk freely about the direction our nation needs to travel before the incoming administration on January 20th. The show will address demographic shifts, views on contemporary and American folk art, architecture and performance art. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, January 28, 2017
by - Jan 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, January 28, 2017! (more...)

New Staff Have Been Announced at Redtwist Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Redtwist Theatre is thrilled to announce James Fleming as Associate Artistic Director, and Matthew Moynihan as Literary Manager. (more...)

RASHEEDA SPEAKING, RIPCORD, APPLICATION PENDING and More Set for Circle Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Circle Theatre, a professional regional theatre located in Fort Worth's Sundance Square, is proud to announce its upcoming 2017 season, which features four regional premieres and a North Texas premiere. (more...)

Roanoke Children's Theatre Starts Conversation on Teen Pregnancy wth BABYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

In the early 1990s, Roanoke City had the highest teen pregnancy rate in the state of Virginia. Roanoke City has seen incredible progress over the last 20 years and in 2014, a big decrease in teen pregnancy put Roanoke City as 14th in the state out of approximately 130 cities/counties. Roanoke Children's Theatre will shed more light on this issue facing teens with the upcoming production of BABYLAND. There will be public performances of BABYLAND on February 3 and 9, 2017. Performances will be held in the Black Box Theatre at the Jefferson Center (541 Luck Avenue SW). (more...)

Music for Life International to Present MAHLER FOR VISION at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Music For Life International continues its decade-long tradition of global humanitarian concerts at Carnegie Hall by presenting Mahler For Vision, a benefit concert of Gustav Mahler's monumental Second Symphony "Resurrection" on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. (more...)

John Kander and Greg Pierce to Chat New Musical KID VICTORY at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl, Her Requiem) and three-time Tony Award-winning composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, The Visit) for a discussion with playwright and Drama Book Shop Events Manager Steven Carl McCasland (Little Wars) about their new musical, Kid Victory, opening at The Vineyard Theatre in February. (more...)

EPIX to Premiere Documentary ELECTION DAY: LENS ACROSS AMERICA, 1/17
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

EPIX Original Documentary ELECTION DAY: LENS ACROSS AMERICA from Emmy and Peabody Award Winning Blumhouse Television and directors Emma Tammi and Henry Jacobson will make its world television premiere on Tuesday, January 17 (more...)

Thrilling New Season of VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL Premieres on Investigation Discovery 1/23
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today the return of the network's hit series, VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL, from Truly Original, in partnership with Condé Nast Entertainment. (more...)

Four Documentaries Awarded Winter 2017 Grants From The Rogovy Foundation
by Movies News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Rogovy Foundation is pleased to announce the Miller / Packan Documentary Film Fund Winter 2017 award winners. The Fund awards grants totaling $150,000 to between six and ten film projects annually through its Summer and Winter open calls. (more...)

HyBridge Solutions successfully completes migration of S3 Financials and HCM to Infor Cloud for Charleston Area Medical Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

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CAT Theatre to Host THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT Event for Social Justice
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

CAT Theatre announces The Ghostlight Project, January 19, 2017 at CAT. (more...)

HBO to Premiere BIG LITTLE LIES, Starring Reese Witherspoon & Nicole Kidman, 2/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California, nothing is quite as it seems. Doting moms, successful husbands, adorable children, beautiful homes: What lies will be told to keep their perfect worlds from unraveling? (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces Details for the 3rd Annual Women in Theatre Panel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

WaterTower Theatre today announced details for the third annual WOMEN IN THEATRE panel discussion.  The event is presented under the auspices of Women of WaterTower Theatre (WOW!) and it is chaired by Jennifer Martinez.  This is the third panel in the series, having already explored the unique perspective of prominent female directors and actors, 2017 will feature The Designers, and it will be held on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (with a post-lecture reception in the lobby with the artists). The event will be held in the Canterbury Family Main Stage at the Addison Theatre Centre.  The lecture will be moderated by Dallas arts journalist Lauren Smart, and features Leann Burns, Clare Floyd DeVries, Sylvia Fuhrken Marrs, and Frida Espinosa-Muller. (more...)

Writers Theatre Adds One Week Extension to the World Premiere of THE HUNTER AND THE BEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces an additional week of performances of the World Premiere of The Hunter and The Bear, written by PigPen Theatre Co. and directed by Stuart Carden and PigPen Theatre Co. The production now runs through January 29, 2017 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. (more...)

WOOLGATHERERS Set for 2017 FRIGID Festival at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The 2017 FRIGID Festival presents An Asylos production: Woolgatherers, with text by Asylos, Patti Smith, Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Tom Waits. The show runs February 13th - March 5th, 2017. (more...)

New Musicals Tapped for 2017 ASCAP Foundation Musical Theatre Workshop; Stephen Schwartz to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The 2017 ASCAP Foundation Musical Theatre Workshop, in partnership with DreamWorks Animation and The Wallis, returns to Beverly Hills on February 1 - 2, 2017. The two-day annual workshop gives select composers and lyricists the opportunity to present songs and excerpts of new original musical works in progress for professional critique. (more...)

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