Photo Flash: THE KING AND I, AMERICAN PSYCHO, and More Take Saturday Intermission Pics
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2016

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's edition features a backstage moment under the mistletoe with AMERICAN PSYCHO, Ashley Park with Justin Bieber, and more! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/28/2016
by - May 28, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/28/2016. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 5/27/2016 - PAINT YOUR WAGON, Leslie Odom, Jr., ANASTASIA and More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 27, 2016

TODAY'S BIG NEWS: The New York City Center Encores! cast recording of Lerner & Loewe's PAINT YOUR WAGON comes out today. Plus Leslie Odom, Jr. and Martin Short will be visiting THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON and ANASTASIA opens tonight at Hartford Stage! (more...)

My Morning Jacket Release Deluxe Reissue of 'It Still Moves' Today
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Today My Morning Jacket have released a deluxe reissue of It Still Moves (ATO). Completely remixed by Kevin Ratterman with Jim James and remastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, the album is available digitally, on 4 x LP 180 gram vinyl, and in a 2 CD set. (more...)

Tituss Burgess to Host 2016 Fire Island Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

This year's Fire Island Dance Festival, one of the most talked about cultural and charitable events of the Fire Island summer, will return to dazzle, excite and captivate audiences on July 15-17, 2016. It will be hosted by Broadway and TV favorite Tituss Burgess. (more...)

VIDEO: David Alan Grier Is Thrilled THE CARMICHAEL SHOW Got a Third Season Order
by - May 27, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, David Alan Grier stopped by to talk about his sitcom THE CARMICHAEL SHOW, just renewed for a third season. (more...)

VIDEO: Sarah Silverman Shares Trailer for Her 'Prestigious New Film' UNDER OATH
by - May 27, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, Sarah Silverman premiered the trailer for her prestigious new film 'Under Oath.' (more...)

VIDEO: Sheer Mag Perform 'Nobody's Baby' on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, music guest Sheer Mag made their television debut with a performance of 'Nobody's Baby'. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Audra McDonald, Vanessa Williams, Matthew Morrison & More Join Provincetown's Broadway Lineup!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA, has announced that 6-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will return to Provincetown on August 21 for one show only, joined by husband and fellow-Broadway star Will Swenson.  Matthew Morrison star of "Glee" and "Finding Neverland" is also slated to join pianist & host Seth Rudetsky for the Broadway @ Town Hall series on August 7th.  The Art House's hotly anticipated 2016 summer season will also include artists like Vanessa Williams, Kristin Chenoweth, Patti LuPone, Cheyenne Jackson, the Indigo Girls, Megan Hilty, Judy Kuhn, Gavin Creel and Steve Grand, among others. This summer, the venue's marquee Broadway concert series will again encompass performances at both The Art House as well as Provincetown's Town Hall. The Broadway @ Town Hall concert series will help raise funds for the Tyler Clementi Foundation. For Tickets visit or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

CRITIC'S CHOICE: The (Summer) Game's Afoot, Y'all!
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 27, 2016

Is it just me or is everyone else amazed by how quickly 2016 seems to be moving - in a theatrical sense, at least - and what with Memorial Day Weekend upon us, we're gobsmacked (gobsmacked, I tell ya!) by the wide range of productions offered up by Tennessee theater companies this Weekend. Included are Street Theatre Company's Assassins, Center for the Arts' 42nd Street down in Murfreesboro, Rumors out at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre and the final performance of The Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers at Cumberland County Playhouse. (more...)

LIVE IN THE VINEYARD Concert Special to Air on Sirius XM The Pulse This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Sirius XM The Pulse is set to air an exclusive concert special this Memorial Day Weekend that was captured at the seventeenth installment of the star-studded “Live In The Vineyard” music festival in Napa Valley, California April 7-10. The three hour special, which will include stripped down acoustic performances by Andy Grammer, Ingrid Michaelson, Cold War Kids, Lukas Graham, Ben Rector, Daughtry, Zella Day, Tor Miller, Brendan James, Shawn Hook, The Strumbellas, AudioDamn!, Pentatonix and SafetySuit will premiere on Channel 15 this Friday, May 27th at 7pm EST. The special will rebroadcast on Saturday at 2am, 7am and 2pm, on Sunday at 5pm and on Monday at 8am and 5pm (all listed in EST). To check on the rebroadcast times fans can go to as well as check out “Live In The Vineyard” socials (Facebook and Twitter: @liveinvineyard). (more...)

Theater at Monmouth Sets 2016 Family Show
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

?Theater at Monmouth's 2016 Family Show features a new adaptation of the classic tale of a feline master-mind, Puss in Boots, adapted for the stage by producing artistic director, Dawn McAndrews. This re-telling opens on Saturday, July 2nd at 1:00 p.m. Each summer, TAM presents a play for children of all ages adapted from classic literature. Due to the popularity of past Family Shows Puss in Boots will run throughout the season including weekday and Weekend performances. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Allows Live Tweeting During Dress Rehearsal of CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The San Francisco Opera held its final dress rehearsal for Carmen on Wednesday afternoon, which is set to open this Weekend.  During the rehearsal, they allowed live tweeting with the hashtag #CarmenSF. (more...)

Sprout Launches Popular 'Summer of Sprout' with DOOZERS Marathon & NINA GOES CAMPING Premiere
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2016

Sprout, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment's 24-hour preschool network, today unveils their annual “Summer of Sprout” lineup, providing families with special programming to celebrate the summer months. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce A CONVERSATION WITH JOEL GREY, June 11 at 5 pm. Tickets are $20 and available online at or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. The Box Office will be open 7 days a week beginning Memorial Day Weekend. (more...)

BWW Blog: Erin Kong - The Chance of a Lifetime: Singing with Kristin Chenoweth
by Guest Blogger: Erin Kong - May 27, 2016

Imagine: your childhood hero, the woman who coined one of your 8-year-old self's favorite songs, holding your hand in front of hundreds of people, the renowned Phoenix Symphony gushing in gorgeous melodies behind you. You are surrounded by your friends and classmates, and bowing in front of an ocean of applauding strangers. No, this is not a dream. This was very much reality. Last Weekend I had the opportunity of performing backup vocals with fifteen of my classmates at Arizona State University, for Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth.  (more...)

Student Roundup: Top 10 Student Bloggers Around Our Broadway World!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 27, 2016

We have so many new student bloggers around our Broadway World! From Los Angeles to Nashville to NYC and even in New Zealand, we feature talented students who are involved in their school productions on a college, high school, and even elementary school level. Below, we round up our Top 10 student bloggers! (more...)

SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS WITH FRANK DILELLA, Maria Schneider Orchestra & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 6-12, featuring Maria Schnieder Orchestra, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Mari Koga Quintet, and more! (more...)

Biz of the Musical Theatre Conference Early Registration Deadline Set for 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The early registration deadline for the sixth biennial Biz of the Musical Theatre Biz Conference is coming up on June 1. (more...)

New York City's Public Beaches Open This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

?NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, announces that the City's 8 public beaches will open for the season this Saturday, May 28, and remain open through Labor Day Weekend.  Lifeguards will be on duty daily, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; swimming is unsafe and strictly prohibited at all other times. (more...)

Seattle International Dance Festival to Open with Shura Baryshnikov, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) opens June 10 with Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson's Doppelganger Dance Collective. (more...)

Seattle International Dance Festival to Open with Shura Baryshnikov, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) opens June 10 with Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson's Doppelganger Dance Collective. See history in the making as the next generation from the great Baryshnikov family travels from Providence RI to open the festival with an original contemporary duet. Joining them on stage is the dynamic duo, former Spectrum Dancers, Shadou Mintrone and Derek Crescenti. They return to Seattle from New York to present their latest collaboration, a new untitled work. (more...)

Planet Ant to Close Season with ALONE WITH FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Closing out its 2015-16 season, Planet Ant will present a new romantic comedy from award-winning Detroit playwright Margaret Edwartowski. Alone With Friends opens Friday, June 3 for a four-week run through June 25. Tickets ($10-$20) are on sale now A complete performance schedule follows this release. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/26; TAMING OF THE SHREW in DC, HOSTAGES in Phoenix and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 27, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Phoenix, Singapore and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include a 'bold, new' THE TAMING OF THE SHREW in DC, HOSTAGES in Phoenix, and an interview with Simon Gleeson on the Singapore return of LES MIS, just to name a few. (more...)

by TV Scoop - May 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 5/26 - 6/3, airing on NBC (more...)

Linksys First To Ship The Most Powerful Home Wireless Solutions Leveraging Next Generation Wi-Fi, MU-MIMO And Seamless Roaming
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016


VIDEO: David Spade Talks New Netflix Film THE DO-OVER on 'Late Night'
by - May 26, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest David Spade shared the ins and outs of Las Vegas. Later, Spade discusses his new Netflix movie THE DO-OVER with Adam Sandler. (more...)

BOGO Any Size Slurpee' at 7-Eleven' Will Keep You Cool This Memorial Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

7-Eleven kicks off the "Hundred Days of Summer" with a four-day, Buy One-Get One Free Slurpee event at participating 7-Eleven locations for a limited time beginning Friday, May 27 and ending Monday, May 30, any size, all day for four days. (more...)

Hit Series DATING NAKED Returns to VH1 6/29
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

VH1 turns up the heat as the network's provocative reality dating series DATING NAKED returns for a third season on Wednesday June 29th at 9:00 PM ET/PT. (more...)

CMT to Celebrate New Dierks Bentley Album 'Black' with Special Takeover Weekend
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley invaded Knoxville last month for a surprise 'CMT Instant Jam,' and now he's taking CMT by storm in support of his eighth studio album BLACK (Capitol Records Nashville), out this Friday, May 27 (more...)

John Partridge and Hayley Tamaddon Lead CHICAGO at the Lyceum Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2016

International award-winning Broadway and West End musical Chicago is set to razzle dazzle audiences at the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 6 to Saturday 11 June, starring stage and television stars John Partridge as Billy Flynn and Hayley Tamaddon as Roxie Hart, with X-Factor winner Sam Bailey as Matron 'Mama' Morton.   (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC - Week of May 30, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, airing on NBC for the week of May 30, 2016! (more...)

Atlas Genius Announce Summer Tour Dates with Bear Hands
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Atlas Genius, led by Australian brothers Keith and Michael Jeffery, will be hitting the road this summer with Bear Hands on a U.S. co-headline tour, kicking off July 18 in Lexington, KY. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

West End LIVE with MasterCard takes place in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June 2016. Celebrating its 12th year, the free musical extravaganza showcases the best of the West End. Attracting crowds of more than 500,000 people over the course of the Weekend, West End LIVE with MasterCard is the largest event of its type in the world. (more...)

Wasatch Theatre to Host Page-to-Stage Festival, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Wasatch Theatre Company is pleased to present their Annual Page-to-Stage Festival, a showcase of works by local playwrights. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico Artistic Director Inducted Into Bronx Walk of Fame
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

This past Weekend, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. in collaboration with The Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation and The Bronx Tourism Council, inducted Eduardo Vilaro,Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ballet Hispanico, into the Bronx Walk of Fame, along with Vincent Pastore,Peter Sohn,and Arlene Alda, and celebrated their accomplishments with over 500 who attended the highly-anticipated annual Bronx Ball. (more...)

ESPN to Present Coverage of NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

The field is set for the semifinals of the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship Presented by Northwestern Mutual, which begins Saturday, May 28, at noon from Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. (more...)

NBC News' ON ASSIGNMENT to Feature Princess Diana's Childhood Home, 5/29
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

Princess Diana's family will allow public visitors to spend the Weekend with them at the Althorp estate where she grew up and stay in the room where she slept, the family exclusively told NBC News's Cynthia McFadden for a story airing during ON ASSIGNMENT Sunday night at 7 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. CT. (more...)

A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Begins This Weekend as Part of Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde's stylish comedy that exposes the cynicism and hypocrisy that underlies high "society", begins previews Sunday, May 29 at the Festival Theatre. This dangerous drama, directed by Eda Holmes, is the fourth major Wilde play to be presented under Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell's tenure - completing Wilde's brilliant, scalpel-like study of the world around him. (more...)

BWW Interview: Wendy Worthington is Madame Morrible in WICKED
by Heidi Scheuermann - May 26, 2016

The wildly popular show about the witches from Oz is returning to New Orleans for the third time in recent years to share the magic!  WICKED, a musical adaptation of the book by Gregory Maguire, tells the story of two young girls who meet at Shiz University, and go on an adventure that will lead them to become Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.  If you grew up with THE WIZARD OF OZ, you're going to love WICKED.  Think of it as a behind the scenes look at everything that took place before Dorothy and her little dog too were dropped into the Emerald City. (more...)

Carrollwood Players to Host One Act Weekend, MASQUERADE and OWN THE STAGE in June
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

?Housed in the center of Plantation Plaza shopping complex, Carrollwood Players Theatre has been part of Carrollwood's landscape since 1981. One very special Weekend per year is set aside to showcase the talent of local playwrights and this year, national. (more...)

Playhouse on the Square to Present SISTER ACT, 6/17-7/10
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

?The final musical in the Playhouse on the Square 2015 - 2016 season is Sister Act! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put into protective custody in a convent! The New York Times cries "when the wimples start quivering, the pinched mouths break into sunbeam smiles, and the nuns start rocking to raise the gothic rafters, all's right in the kingdom of musical comedy." Based on the hit 1992 film of the same name, Sister Act is filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing, and a truly moving story. (more...)

Noisey Premieres Kino Kimino Debut LP ft. Members of Sonic Youth
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Kino Kimino is the brainchild of Kim Talon who plugged in with Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth to throw down the ten sweetly serrated, sometimes volatile, post-punk songs on debut album Bait Is for Sissies released June 3 (more...)

TESSA on the UWS Announces Memorial Day Brunch
by Marina Kennedy - May 26, 2016

TESSA on the Upper West Side has announced a tempting brunch menu for Memorial Day. Brunch will be served from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on May 30th. (more...)

Flow Celebrates Manchester United Victory With the Caribbean
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016


Former Wall Street Journal Editor Named Content Chief at Korn Ferry
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016


10th Anniversary Wave Rising Series Set for 92Y's Buttenwieser Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The 92Y Harkness Dance Center and WHITE WAVE Dance are proud to present the 10th Anniversary Wave Rising Series at 92Y's historic Buttenwieser Hall. (more...)

CAMELBEACH WATERPARK Opens this Weekend With Free Admission for Military
by Marina Kennedy - May 26, 2016

Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark in Pennsylvania will be open on Memorial Day Weekend from Saturday, 5/28 to Monday, 5/30 with free admission for military members and their families. (more...)

Smith Center to Host 4th Annual Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

In a continued effort to nurture the artistic expression and development of Nevada's high school theater students, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will host the fourth annual Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards, concluding the 2015 - 2016 school year with a competition that will culminate in a final performance on Sunday, May 29 inside Reynolds Hall. Tickets for the event are $10 and may be purchased in-person at The Smith Center or online at (more...)

NBCSN Airs Western Conference Final Game 6 Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

Joe Pavelski and the San Jose Sharks can advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history tonight at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a Game 6 victory in the Western Conference Final against David Backes and the St. Louis Blues. (more...)

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