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Nashville Rep Sets Lineup for 2017 Writing Room Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Nashville Repertory Theatre has announced the lineup for the 2017 Writing Room Readings Series taking place in Nashville June 26 - July 1, 2017. All readings begin at 7pm and will be presented at the Actors Bridge Ensemble Studio at Darkhorse Chapel, located at 4610 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209. (more...)

Shentel Awarded Independent Operator of the Year by Cablefax
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

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The Marcus King Band Add New Tour Dates to Massive Worldwide Run
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Marcus King Band have once again announced a handful of new tour dates to their almost non-stop schedule. The tour will take the band across the US to NPR's Mountain Stage (which will air live this Sunday via VuHaus), The Ride Festival, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Lockn' Festival and even the Fuji Rocks Festival in Niigata, Japan. (more...)

Celebrate America with a Patriotic Concert 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Richmond County Orchestra (RCO), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: Celebrate America: Patriotic Concert, a patriotic compilation of songs honoring our nation's rich musical heritage. The show is sponsored by Gateway Community Outreach on the ground of  The Church at Gateway. The program includes a full orchestral performance of favorites such as God Bless America,  sung by RCO fan favorite Alison Madill; Stars and Stripes Forever, God Bless the USA with some equally poignant songs performed by Pastor Timothy J. Mercaldo such as Bring him Home from Les Miserables.   (more...)

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at 17th New York Guitar Seminar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will perform at the 17th New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes on Tuesday, June 27. The Duo will be joined by Rene Izquierdo and Duo Cantabile in a concert and conversation honoring Cuban guitarist and Maestro Elias Barreiro. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse presents the First Show of 2017-2018 & 98th Season: HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

GOOD MORNING, LAGUNA BEACH!  Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the first show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 98th season with the effervescent musical, HAIRSPRAY, book by Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, musical direction by Michael Ferrara and directed and choreographed by Paula Hammons Sloan. "We are opening our season with just the perfect show for a Laguna Beach Summer," comments Laguna Playhouse Executive Director Ellen Richard.  Adds Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham "We welcome Paula Hammons Sloan and the "nicest kids in town" back to our stage for this nostalgic musical confection. Talent abounds on our stage this Summer!"  HAIRSPRAY will begin previews on Wednesday, July 5; will open on Sunday, July 9 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Catherine Charlebois and Ben Michael to Lead North Carolina Theatre's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, has announced casting for the upcoming production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, playing July 25-30 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Seeks Regional Editors, Production and Student Bloggers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld is looking for performers, designers, directors, musicians and more to join our team as bloggers to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what goes into getting a production opening night ready! (more...)

Tony Award-Winning 1776 Comes to Lake Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Hartland's Lake Country Playhouse is thrilled to announce the Lake Country premiere production of 1776, with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone. 1776 is directed by past LCP Board Member Rebecca Schilling, with music direction by LCP favorite Catherine Pfeiler. (more...)

Kali Uchis Debuts 'Tyrant' Video ft. Jorja Smith; North American Tour This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

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AT&T Audience Network to Premiere 'Justin Moore: Live From Phoenix' Concert 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Tune in to the AT&T AUDIENCE Network concert special 'Justin Moore: Live From Phoenix' airing Friday, June 23,at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT via DIRECTV Ch 239, AT&T U-verse Ch 1114 and on-demand through DIRECTV NOW. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses William Goldman's 'The Season' and SCTV
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 21, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: A spirited discussion about the Portland WHO'S AFRAID OF Virginia WOOLF? and the role of diversity in casting, the power of imagination, an exploration of William Goldman's great book, and a celebration of the brilliance of Canadian comedy! (more...)

Nick Adams to Lead ON THE TOWN at The Gateway in Bellport Village
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

On the Town, The 2014 Tony Award nominee for Best New Musical Revival opens at The Gateway in Bellport Village on Wednesday, June 28 and runs through July 15. (more...)

Destination America Premieres Season 2 of Hit Series GHOSTS OF SHEPHERDSTOWN, 7/10
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Groff, Hartley and Saint return for season 2 to follow new leads and attempt to solve the mystery once and for all, with eight all-new episodes of GHOSTS OF SHEPHERDSTOWN premiering on Monday, July 10 at 10/9c on Destination America. (more...)

Arkansas Repertory Theatre Announces Inaugural Ann L. Pride Award for Outstanding Intern
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Arkansas Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the inauguration of its Ann L. Pride Award program. Named in honor of Arkansas native and Rep supporter Ann L. Pride, the award will be presented to a deserving intern as he/she completes their year-long internship at The Rep. In addition to the recognition, the award includes a monetary gift of $1,000.  The inaugural award recipient is Christopher Ryan Tebo Hardin, sound intern for The Rep's 2016-17 Season. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for Preview Performances of DICKLESS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Dickless is a one-woman show, narrated by Saff (who's on the run), and Oli (who should be). (more...)

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park Presents OR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park presents Liz Duffy Adams' playful comedy Or, based on the real life of Britain's first female playwright Aphra Behn. Directed by Laura Standley and featuring Artistic Director, Kathryn McGill, the production runs July 13 through July 23 at 2920 Paseo in the Paseo Arts District.  (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13 ¾ at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today has announced the full company for their brand new production of Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ - The Musical which opens in Adrian's 50th birthday year. (more...)

Works by Nwandu, Jung, Colon and More Set for IGNITION Festival 2017 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for the 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Tuvalu, or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu; This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson; Spin Moves by Ken Weitzman; Tell Them I'm Still Young by Julia Doolittle; Wolf Play by Hansol Jung; and Suspension by Kristiana Rae Colon. (more...)

THE ORIGINALIST Announces Post-Show Panelists at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host special post-show conversations with notable guest panelists during the run of John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Solea Pfeiffer and More Set for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Hollywood Bowl has announced the cast and creative team for a benefit performance of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived and directed on Broadway by James Lapine. (more...)

The Curse Returns: GHOSTS OF SHEPHERDSTOWN Is Back for a Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

In the first season of GHOSTS OF SHEPHERDSTOWN, a surge of 911 calls reporting what appeared to be supernatural activity in Shepherdstown, W.V., inspired Police Chief Michael King to enlist the help of paranormal investigators to figure out why the town had become such a hotbed for hauntings. Nick Groff, Bill Hartley, and Elizabeth Saint, with the help of local historian Dana Mitchell and psychic medium Lorie Johnson, uncovered clues linking the rash of mysterious incidents to Shepherdstown's historic waterways and a woman murdered on accusations of witchcraft in the town's early history. (more...)

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Extends Sold Out Run at RTP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

???????Richmond Triangle Players joyfully announces it is extending the smash, sell-out run of the wackiest wedding musical ever onstage, It Shoulda Been You. This delightful farce, with a cast comprised of some of Richmond's finest musical-comedy performers, is adding four performances and will now close on July 8, 2017.  The production is sponsored by Hayes & Fisk Photography and Mosaic Catering. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for CHINESE WHISPERS at Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Full casting is announced today for Ian Lindsay and Jeremy Cantwell's Chinese Whispers, which receives its world premiere at Greenwich Theatre from Thursday 13th to Sunday 23rd July 2017, with a press night on Friday 14th July. (more...)

Richmond County Orchestra Presents AMERICANA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Richmond County Orchestra (RCO), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: AMERICANA, a musical star-spangled tribute to the United States that includes a full orchestral patriotic favorites such as the Star Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes Forever and 1812 Overture sprinkled with dancing by members of the New American Youth Ballet choreographed by Elizabeth Flores. Performers include Nezad Marsic, Alison Madill and John Griffen. (more...)

CATF Playwright Kara Lee Corthron Set for Signing at Four Seasons Books
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Four Seasons Books in Shepherdstown will host a book signing by award-winning playwright and author Kara Lee Corthron on June 24th at 1pm. Corthron is the playwright of Welcome to Fear City¸ receiving its world premiere at the Contemporary American Theater Festival this July. (more...)

The National Ballet of Canada Celebrates Five Promotions for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced five promotions for the 2017/18 season: Emma Hawes, Hannah Fischer and Brendan Saye to First Soloist and Félix Paquet and Ben Rudisin to Second Soloist. (more...)

Wild Ponies to Release New Album 'Galax' via Gearbox Records 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Nashville-based Wild Ponies are proud to announce the release of their new album, Galax, on August 25, via Gearbox Records. (more...)

Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

The Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition hosted just under 200 dancers from countries around the world for the June 6-10 event at Symphony Space, New York City.  The rich display of international talent was breathtaking as dancers in four categories, ages 11 to 26, performed for medals, scholarships to dance academies around the world, and company contracts with the Boston Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, and Columbia Classical Ballet.  (more...)

BWW REVIEW: THE CLEAN HOUSE Proves The Power Of Love And Laughter And The Importance Of Looking Beyond The Surface
by Jade Kops - Jun 17, 2017

Sarah Ruhl's Pulitzer Prize finalist play THE CLEAN HOUSE makes its Sydney premiere at New Theatre with Rosane McNamara's beautiful production. (more...)

Grant Maloy Smith Brings 'Dust Bowl' to Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Nashville recording artist Grant Maloy Smith will celebrate the release of his new album "Dust Bowl - American Stories" with a performance at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City on Thursday, June 22. Joining him onstage will be Cathy Clasper-Torch on fiddle, Richard Ribb on bass, and Rick Couto on drums. (more...)

Max von Essen Joins Starry, Sold-Out Benefit HOLLYWOOD NURSES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

It was announced that Tony nominee Max von Essen (An American in Paris, Evita, Les Mis) will play Dr.Brad/Kris in the sold out, one-night-only benefit reading of HOLLYWOOD NURSES, the new pulp comedy written by Sheila Head (Head Games, PBS's 'Cyberchase') and Peter Michael Marino (Desperately Seeking the Exit, Late with Lance!), and directed by Carl Andress (Die, Mommie, Die!, The Tribute Artist). Von Essen joins Golden Globe Award winner Kathleen Turner (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), Tony Award nominee Geneva Carr (Hand to God), Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita (Matilda) and Taylor Louderman (Kinky Boots). (more...)

Park City Institute Opens the 2017 St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series with X AMBASSADORS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The holiday celebration begins, when Park City Institute presents X Ambassadors on July 3, 2017. "We are kicking off the 2017 St Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series at Deer Valley Resort with a big show from X Ambassadors," says Teri Orr, Park City Institute Executive Director. "This band's energy is just right for a holiday weekend show." (more...)

Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert Set for GREAT PERFORMANCE Special, 6/30
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert - A GREAT PERFORMANCES Special continues the new Landmarks arts strand on Friday, June 30 at 10 p.m. on PBS (more...)

Cast and Artists Announced for HOT METAL MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Musical Theatre Artists of Pittsburgh­­ announces a cast of 8 singers, who will perform 21 songs by 31 artists in its second edition of Hot Metal Musicals, a showcase of members' work. With the assistance of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and extensive support from the Pittsburgh CLO, Hot Metal Musicals will be presented on Monday, July 17, 2017, at 7:15 pm at the Cabaret Theater at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222. (more...)

THE GAY NO MORE TELETHON Goes Straight to MITF This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

THE GAY NO MORE TELETHON: THE APOLOGY, featuring book & lyrics by Michael DiGaetano, music by Albin E. Konopka & Michael DiGaetano, and direction by Michael DiGaetano, runs as part of MITF: Summer 2017, playing July 15 - Aug 6, 2017 at The WorkShop Theater, 312 W.36th Street, NYC. (more...)

ZANNA, DON'T (THE REBOOT) Adds Extra Performance at Theatre Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Due to overwhelming popular demand, Norristown's Theatre Horizon has added an extra performance of the brand new version of Tim Acito's off-Broadway hit musical Zanna, Don't. (more...)

Nashville Ballet's Paul Vasterling Selected for The Center for Ballet and the Arts 2017-2018 Fellows Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Nashville Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Paul Vasterling has been selected as one of the Fellows in residence for the 2017-2018 academic year at The Center for Ballet and the Arts (CBA) at New York University, the first international institute devoted to the creation and academic study of ballet. (more...)

WOMEN IN SONG Series Returns to The Plaza Live for 25th Anniversary of Orlando Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Women in Song Series is returning to The Plaza Live for the 25th Anniversary Season of the Orlando Philharmonic with three female singer-songwriters and guests performing on the harp, banjo, and piano along with members of the orchestra. (more...)

Ani DiFranco, Elephant Revival, Sierra Hull and More Join 8th Festy Experience Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Festy Experience is excited to announce the second round of its music lineup for the 8th annual festival, happening October 5-8, 2017 in the Blue Ridge Bowl at Infinity Downs Farm in Arrington, Virginia. (more...)

THE CRUSADE OF CONNOR STEPHENS Starts Off-Broadway This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Crusade of Connor Stephens, a new play written and directed by Dewey Moss, will begin an open-ended run at Off-Broadway's Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center on June 17, 2017. Opening night is scheduled for June 26. (more...)

Audra McDonald to Chair NYMF 2017; Lesli Margherita and More to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald (Shuffle Along; Ragtime; The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) as 2017 NYMF Honorary Chair. (more...)

NEA Grants $10K for 1993 MELANCHOLY EXPERIENCE at Keen Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included is an Art Works award of $10,000 to Keen Company to further develop Kenny's Finkle's 1993 Melancholy Experience, a play that was developed in Keen's Playwrights Lab. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Honor Service Men & Women at AMERICANA CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

In collaboration with Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra offers a free performance in honor of American service men and woman. "In Honor of Service - An Americana Concert" is Friday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland. (more...)

New National Geographic Documentary FROM THE ASHES Looks at Future of Coal Industry in America
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

FROM THE ASHES is a National Geographic Channel documentary that captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Seeks Regional Editors, Production and Student Bloggers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld is looking for performers, designers, directors, musicians and more to join our team as bloggers to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what goes into getting a production opening night ready! (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW - 6/26 - 6/30 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jun 15, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW - 6/26 - 6/30, airing on ABC (more...)

NAMIC Announces Call for Nominations for 2017-2018 Class XVII Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark to discuss the Canada/U.S. relationship in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

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Donald Trump Jr. Tweet Ties JULIUS CAESAR Controversy to Virginia Shooting
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Earlier this week, news broke that two major sponsors, Delta Air Lines and Bank of America, had pulled financial support for The Public Theater in response to their Donald Trump-Themed Shakespeare in the Park production of JULIUS CAESAR. Now Donald Trump, Jr. is trying to draw a connection between the production and this morning's shooting at a congressional baseball practice. (more...)

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