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Arts Philanthropist Betty Amsden AO Passed Away
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Melbourne Theatre Company is deeply saddened by the news that Betty Amsden AO passed away over the Weekend. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Announces Discounted Student Tickets to Exclusive Extra Presentation of Sold Out SAUL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

In exciting news for young arts lovers, the Adelaide Festival has announced a new round of discounted tickets especially for students to an exclusive presentation of Barrie Kosky's sold out masterpiece opera, Saul, on Wednesday March 1.  (more...)

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE Builds at the Box Office, Crossing $200 Mllion Worldwide
by Movies News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Audience enthusiasm continues to build for THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE pushing the latest LEGO animated adventure to $202 million in global box office after just two weeks in release. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/25-2/26/2017
by - Feb 26, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this Weekend Sunday, February 26, 2017 - Sunday, February 26, 2017. (more...)

comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of February 26, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

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Karen Mason, Eric Comstock, and More Announced as Upcoming at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming March 6-12 with the following acts (more...)

HB APA Presents JEKYLL AND HYDE A Musical Thriller
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts takes a path less traveled with its spring musical, 'Jekyll & Hyde,' a darker story set in 19th century London. (more...)

Gambatese and Kready Set to Lead Industry Reading of ONE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

A by-invitation-only industry reading of the new musical comedy One Night will be held on March 2, 3 and 6 at Nola Studios. One Night has book and lyrics by Kleban Award winners Laurence Holzman & Felicia Needleman and a pop jazz score by David Shenton. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ted Hearne's Digital-Age Oratorio THE SOURCE at SF Opera Lab
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents composer Ted Hearne's universally acclaimed digital-age oratorio The Source, drawn from the contents of Chelsea Manning's WikiLeaks release and called 'some of the most expressive socially engaged music in recent memory-from any genre' by Pitchfork. Previously performed in New York City and Los Angeles, the six performances of The Source this Weekend, February 24-26, and March 1-3, 2017 at the Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater open Season Two of San Francisco Opera's SF Opera Lab programming. Scroll down for a first look at the production! (more...)

Interview: Before The Parade! A Conversation With Michael Childers About His Upcoming HELLO JERRY! In The Desert
by David Green - Feb 24, 2017

The last remaining tickets are on sale for the desert's most anticipated annual star-studded concert event, Michael Childer's 'One Night Only', benefiting Jewish Family Services Of The Desert (JFS), to be held Thursday, April 20, 2017 at The McCallum Theatre. This 10th season's theme is 'Hello Jerry' and Michael and cast pay tribute to the incomparable composer Jerry Herman, bringing to the stage music form his popular musicals including Mame, Mack and Mabel, Grand Tour, La Cage Aux Folles and, of course, Hello Dolly. 'Hello Jerry' is directed by Jason Graae with musical direction by Christopher Marlowe. I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Childer's to talk about this special tenth anniversary production, and more. Here are a few excerpts from that conversation … (more...)

Special Free Screening of Carlisle Floyd and Hal Prince's: WILLIE STARK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Paley Center for Media in New York City (25 WEST 52ND ST., NYC) will screen the complete 1981 PBS Great Performances telecast of WILLIE STARK starring Timothy Nolen on Saturday, February 25, from 1 to 3:30 pm. (more...)

Billie Eilish Releases New Single 'Bellyache' Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Pop-phenom Billie Eilish has released her highly anticipated new single “Bellyache” today. Available on all digital platforms worldwide, this stellar new single is the third official release to come from the 15-year-old American artist since entering the musical arena with her debut “Ocean Eyes.” (more...)

VIDEO: Seth Meyers Takes 'Closer Look' at Town Hall Protests & Trump's Golfing
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

On last night's LATE  NIGHT, Seth Meyers took a closer look at Republican members of Congress facing constituents in their home districts that are angry about Trump and the GOP's agenda.  (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT Opening at Theatre Nova Postponed
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The show won't go on! (this Weekend, but it will go on next!) (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 24th, 2017 - John Leguizamo Off-Broadway, 'IGUANA' at A.R.T., CONCERT FOR AMERICA and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 24, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This Weekend's big news: John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS begins tonight, THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, starring James Earl Jones, opens this evening at A.R.T., and the next CONCERT FOR AMERICA is set for Saturday! (more...)

Mark Fisher Fitness Announces 'Soul Body Breakthrough' Workshop, 3/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Mark Fisher Fitness Announces 'Soul Body Breakthrough' Workshop, March 3-5 in New York City. (more...)

Shawty Lo's Posthumous Album 'RICO' Available via 300 Entertainment 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

A founding member of Southern hip hop group D4L, Shawty Lo is one of the most prolific artists and personalities from Atlanta's music scene. Shawty Lo passed away in 2016 (more...)

BWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award Winners
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 24, 2017

Time is running out to get your 2017 Oscars Pool picks in, so we here at BroadwayWorld have put together a team of experts and stage and screen stars to help you in your prognostication. The stars lending their acting and filmmaking expertise are Broadway and CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND star Donna Lynne Champlin; UNDATEABLE and the West End's Dewey Finn in SCHOOL OF ROCK, David Fynn; Broadway and CHICAGO MED star Patti Murin; and one of the stars of the new Broadway musical Caesar Samayoa. (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Presents Free OpenICE Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) continues its commitment to opening the doors on its process of creating innovative musical experiences with its next installment of free OpenICE events at the Abron Arts Center's Underground Theater from Wednesday, March 1 to Sunday, March 5. (more...)

The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce participation in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts JFK Centennial Week. (more...)

Tony Winner Matthew Broderick Cast in FX's KATRINA: AMERICAN CRIME STORY
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Two-time Tony Award winning stage actor Matthew Broderick has been cast in KATRINA: AMERICAN CRIME STORY, the second installment of the universally acclaimed, award-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. (more...)

LBP Collaborative with Held2gether: SKETCHILY EVER AFTER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Held2gether, Improv for Life is returning for a 4th year as a part of the Collaborative at the Long Beach Playhouse, with its' latest set of original sketches, Sketchily Ever After. The original sketch compilation, which has sold out its' Weekend run each year, has now been expanded to four shows, running Fridays and Saturdays, March 10-18th in the Studio Theatre. The 'Saturday Night Live' style event has become an annual favorite and a staple of the theatre's Studio Collaborative season. The all-new show returns with a dozen sketches touching upon universal relationship flaws, outrageous characters, and commentary on today's pop culture. (more...)

Nine-Time Grammy Award Winner José Feliciano Meets Braille Institute Students
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

This Weekend nine-time Grammy Award winning artist José Feliciano met with music students who are blind and visually impaired and attend classes at Braille Institute San Diego. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony To Celebrate MOZART IN PRAGUE, 3/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Prague is the city that cherished Mozart, inspired Smetana and Jana?ek, and launched Dvo?ak. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates the city's unique place in musical history during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics Weekend, "Mozart in Prague," on March 10 & 12 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Actors Co-Op Presents CAT'S-PAW by William Mastrosimone
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 24, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the fourth show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with the riveting CAT'S-PAW by William Mastrosimone and directed by Stephen Rothman. CAT'S-PAW will preview on Wednesday, March 22 & Thursday, March 23 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 24 at 8pmand run through Sunday, April 30 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Better Lost Than Stupid Unveil Debut Track and Free Download 'Diynamite'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

To celebrate the success of their first European club tour, dynamic trio Better Lost Than Stupid have unveiled their debut release 'Dynamite'. The track is available to download for free via their website. (more...)

'PANDORA'S BOX' to Open at Black Box Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

'A Reimagining of Pandora's Box' is set for the Black Box Theatre on Saturday, February 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, February 26 at 2:30 p.m. (more...)

Audra McDonald, WEST SIDE STORY and More Headline Cincinnati Pops 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell have announced the details of the Pops' 2017-18 season, the first back in the Orchestra's home at Music Hall following an extensive renovation and transition season at the Taft Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Allison Williams Reveals Her Dream Ending for Marnie on GIRLS
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Allison Williams told Seth how hard it is to promote her new film GET OUT without spoiling anything. (more...)

Musical Weekend Brings Classic Sounds to Parr Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Warrington will boogie the night away this March as two fantastic music events come to Parr Hall. (more...)

Gary Burton and Mokoto Ozone, Karen Mason and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 6-March 12, featuring Gary Burton and Mokoto Ozone Duets, Karen Mason, Eric Comstock, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Auto Sales Staying Strong in February, Forecasts Edmunds
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Winner of NEPC's 2016 Bunkum Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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BWW Review: Cirque Du Soleil's KURIOS in Dallas
by Christina Hoth - Feb 23, 2017

A case of Kuriosity struck Dallas/Ft. Worth this past Weekend as Cirque Du Soleil rolled out the big top tents for their newest series, KURIOS, at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie.  As a premier performing arts troupe, Cirque never ceases to delight crowds with their authentically unique shows. (more...)

House of Yes to Kick Off DJ Residents Program with SuperPowers! Party This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

After celebrating its one-year anniversary in Bushwick this past January, Brooklyn's favorite nightlife and performance space House of Yes proudly announces the launch of its DJ residents program. (more...)

Record-Breaking Opening Weekend Projected for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The three-day opening Weekend of Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is on track to earn $100 million at the box office, with some sources estimating the film will take in over $120 million. (more...)

US Sports Camps and Nike 5meter Water Polo Announces 2017 Camp Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

US Sports Camps (USSC) once again partners with former Olympian Genai Kerr to offer Nike 5meter Water Polo Camps and Clinics in 2017. (more...)

New Play Readings at Fells Point Corner Theatre this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

New play readings for Fallout and Man on the Street will take place on Saturday, February 25 at Fells Point Corner Theatre 251 South Ann Street. Find out more about the plays below! (more...)

A Weekend of Curiosity and Wonder for Families at Symphony Space 3/4 -5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

This NYC based and internationally touring American-Brazilian collective performs a "dangerously funky" (Village Voice) and "groundbreaking" (CMJ) mixture of Brazilian maracatu drumming, New Orleans second line rhythms, funk and swamp-rock blues. They're the first American group to record in Brazil with the legendary Mestre Walter & Maracatu Nacão Estrela Brilhante, and the first Brazilian band to perform with Willie Nelson who called Nation Beat "just a fantastic group." (more...)

CPR Presents: Spring 2017 Artists in Residence, Presenting Programs, and Technical Residency Program Expands
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Center for Performance Research (CPR), an artist-driven organization co-founded by Jonah Bokaer Choreography and John Jasperse & Thin Man Dance, Inc. to support the development of new works in contemporary dance, announced today its Spring Season. CPR's Artist-in-Residence, technical residency, and presenting programs offer multiple platforms aimed to support creative development and experimentation during the artistic process. CPRs 1,845 sq ft theater features a LED lighting system; making it one the most technically advanced venues of its size within the five boroughs.  (more...)

2017 Adelaide Festival Sets Record with Biggest Box Office Sales in Two Decades
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Just seven days out from its opening Weekend the 2017 Adelaide Festival has already made history by breaking the $3 million mark in box office sales, the largest sales for Adelaide Festival in over 20 years. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara to Headline THE MAIN EVENT Fundraiser in Norfolk
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

On March 26, 2017, THE MAIN Event: A Celebration for the Arts, presented by TowneBank, will bring a private Weekend celebration of arts and culture to downtown Norfolk. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse's Starry LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT to Stream with BroadwayHD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Geffen Playhouse and online theater streaming service BroadwayHD today announced a partnership to present select live and captured-live productions from the Los Angeles theater to BroadwayHD subscribers. The Geffen's current production of Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning Long Day's Journey Into Night, starring Jane Kaczmarek and Alfred Molina, will be the first play presented under the partnership. It marks BroadwayHD's first live stream from a U.S. theater outside of New York City. (more...)

BWW Interview: Grammy-Nominated Violinist Andres Cardenes Joins ROCO for Conductor-less Concert PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE
by Natalie de la Garza - Feb 23, 2017

This Weekend, Grammy-nominated violinist Andres Cardenes returns to Houston for ROCO's annual conductorless concert, PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE. The program features a world premiere violin concerto from composer Ricardo Lorenz, written specifically for Cardenes, and works from Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini, Aaron Copland and Felix Mendelssohn. (more...)

Artie Lange and The O'Jays Coming Up This Spring at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: Artie Lange-Friday, April 14, 2017 at 8PM. The O'Jays-Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8PM. (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

ODC Theater Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

ODC, the most active center for contemporary dance on the West Coast, has announced the program for its 2017 Theater Season. Highlights include world premieres by David Gordon, FACT/SF, Monique Jenkinson, tinypistol, Laura Elaine Ellis and Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts, and West Coast premieres by Kate Weare Company and The Foundry. Additional season highlights include remounts of seminal works by Joanna Haigood and RAWdance. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 2/23 - 3/3 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Feb 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 2/23 - 3/3, airing on NBC (more...)

Spencer Ludwig to Support Bebe Rexha on North American Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Show-stopping and stylish singer, songwriter, and trumpeter Spencer Ludwig will support Warner Bros. Records label-mate and pop disruptor Bebe Rexha on tour this Spring (more...)

National New Play Network to Premiere 4 Plays at 15 Theaters This Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces four Rolling World Premieres: Halftime with Don by Ken Weitzman, Doublewide by Stephen Spotswood, The Arsonists by Jacqueline Goldfinger, and Building the Wall by Robert Schenkkan. The four plays will receive a total of 15 NNPN RWP productions, with each play seeing at least three distinct productions in a discrete 12-month period. (more...)

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