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Fremont Street Theater Company to Stage Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST; Auditions Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 22, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Nascar America Announces 2018 NASCAR HALL OF FAME CLASS – LIVE
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2017

NBCSN's daily motorsports show,NASCAR America, gears up for this Weekend's “Biggest Day in Motorsports,” with a week of studio coverage highlighted by Wednesday's live announcement of the 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame class, and Friday's two-and-half-hourNASCAR America Motorsports Special. (more...)

FAVOURITE SONGS: 'Hello, Dolly!', HELLO, DOLLY!
by Gary Naylor - May 22, 2017

Continuing our series of favourite musical theatre songs is Carol Channing's version of 'Hello, Dolly!' (more...)

BWW Previews: EDGE FEST at Birdhouse Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - May 22, 2017

Need something to do while Freddie Freeman is on the DL? Want to add some oxygen to your air and spend the Weekend in a place that doesn't need traffic copters? Look no further. Birdhouse Theatre in Milledgeville, GA is gearing up for EDGE Fest 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: SPAMILTON Marks 300th Performance Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

This past Weekend, the cast of the hit off-Broadway show Spamilton celebrated their 300th performance. The critically acclaimed show has come a long way, with thanks to popular demand, from the 18-show engagement that was originally planned. Scroll down for a photo from the party! (more...)

Alice Ripley, Well-Strung and More Join Broadway @ The Art House Lineup in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of Provincetown's famed Art House theater, has announced four more additions to his largest music and comedy lineup yet. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 22, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 22, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! According to my iPhone today is Monday, 22 May 2017 - the Weekend, busy as it was, is over and we're left hankering for a few days off in order to relax and rejuvenate…which makes us ponder this musical question: What are your plans for next Weekend? In our mind, of course, our mama is warning us that such queries are symptomatic of us 'wishing [our] life away,' as she would always admonish us to live in the now instead of trying to leap-frog over the next five days. So sayeth my beloved mama: 'Live life dramatically.' Therefore, a nap might have to suffice… (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 22nd, 2017 - Obies, Lilly Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 22, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The 2017 Obie Awards, hosted by Lea DeLaria, are set for tonight, and Denée Benton and Julie Taymor are among those honored tonight at the 2017 Lilly Awards! (more...)

Cast Complete for Nina Raine's TRIBES at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces full casting for Kate Hewitt's production of Tribes by Nina Raine. Kate Hewitt, winner of the inaugural RTST Director Award Scheme, directs Ciaran Stewart (Billy), Emily Howlett (Sylvia), Simon Rouse (Christopher), Lindy Whiteford (Beth), Oliver Johnstone (Dan) and Louisa Connolly-Burnham (Ruth). The production opens on 3 July, with previews from 29 June, and runs until 22 July. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/21-5/22/2017
by - May 22, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this Weekend Monday, May 22, 2017 - Monday, May 22, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Duncan Sheik and More Take Part in PUBLIC FORUM: A FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Public Theater continued its 2017 Spring Public Forum with a four-night FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING over the Weekend at Joe's Pub with Public Forum Director Michael Friedman, exploring the exciting work of composers and musicians - what it is that they do when they write a song and how they make their own particular brand of magic. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Review: HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford Stage
by Joseph Harrison - May 21, 2017

From the very moment audiences enter the theater at Hartford Stage for its final production of the 2016-17 season, George Bernard Shaw's HEARTBREAK HOUSE, it is immediately apparent the evening is going to be quite unique. In what has been called Shaw's "most ambitious and prophetic achievement", HEARTBREAK HOUSE manages to bring to life the signature wit and social dialogue of Shaw's other works but with a sense of danger, intrigue and fascination - and under the direction of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, the Hartford Stage production accomplishes this and more. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Broward Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - May 21, 2017

Broadway Across America - Ft. Lauderdale presents the Farewell Tour of the smash hit musical Mamma Mia! at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. 20 year old Sophie is planning to marry, and wants her father to be present to give her away. Unfortunately, she does not know who her father is. After reading her mother's diary, she concludes he is one of three men, so she invites all of them to her wedding, on the Greek Island on which she lives with her still single mother, in the hopes of sorting it out. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 20, 2017
by - May 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Special Olympics Georgia Host 2017 State Summer Games at Emory University
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Special Olympics Georgia today unveiled details surrounding its upcoming 2017 State Summer Games, which is set to take place at Emory University May 19 May 21. As the largest State Games of the year, the 2017 State Summer Games will provide competition for athletes in aquatics, athletics, flag football, gymnastics, soccer, table tennis, tennis and volleyball. (more...)

The Yard Presents Two Community Events: DTY at Mytoi Gardens and DanceHall
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The Yard supports diverse, contemporary dance-makers and related artists in their creative processes through paid, creative residency, public performance, long-term education, and artist-driven civic engagement. (more...)

Golden Corral Launches the Ultimate 7-Day Brunch
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Golden Corral, the nation's #1 buffet-grill chain, announced the introduction of 7-Day Brunch. 7-Day Brunch provides passionate Golden Corral fans more of the brand they love by opening earlier seven days a week for one-of-a-kind brunch items. Beginning on Monday, May 22, Golden Corral will introduce its new 7-Day Brunch menu, serving brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every day. All restaurants will also be opening for Weekend Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Friday Sunday, starting on May 26. (more...)

Photo Flash: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Shows Off Some Fan Art, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

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! This week CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY receives some look-alike fan art, and it's a dog's life backstage at THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA where today's guest star is the adoptable Jeb. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/20/2017
by - May 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/20/2017. (more...)

Left Lane Cruiser's New Album 'Claw Machine Wizard' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

On the Fort Wayne, Indiana-based band's seventh studio album for Alive Naturalsound Records, founder Freddy J Evans IV (guitar/vocals) has returned to the duo format the band has been known for since their inception over 10 years ago (save for the expanded three-piece on their last album of new material, Dirty Spliff Blues). (more...)

Schedule Announced for 2017 Jones Beach 'Live at the Shell' Bandshell Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Jones Beach Bandshell today announced its lineup for Live at The Shell: The 2017 Jones Beach Bandshell Concert Series. (more...)

Tunabunny Debut Third Single 'Magic January' and First Video 'Incinerate'
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Tunabunny release third new track in three years 'Magic January' and first music video 'Incinerate' while also announcing the pre-order of their 5th album also a double 'PCP Presents Alice In Wonderland JR' released June 23rd on HHBTM Records. (more...)

Grand Performances Announces Vibrant Slate of Events Certain to Ignite Downtown L.A. With Transcendent Showcases
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Long known for its inclusive and cultural events, Grand Performances announces a vibrant slate of showcases that will ignite the bustling downtown LA area this summer with free entertainment. From World Music to Opera to an entire Family Series and Latin Grammy Award Winners, Grand Performances is giving Angelenos a reason to skip the Weekend getaways and enjoy a roster filled with music, theatre, spoken word and film. (more...)

RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS and More Set for Summer at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Downstairs Cabaret has announced nearly a dozen different shows as part of its 2017 Summer Program. (more...)

BWW Review: CRAZY FOR YOU at Candlelight Music Theatre
by Greer Firestone - May 19, 2017

I have great advice for The Gershwin Trust, those descendants of George and Ira who have clipped coupons all their lives by virtue of the brothers' genius and copywrite law. They wrote 17 Broadway shows. Only one, GIRL CRAZY (rewritten and renamed CRAZY FOR YOU, compiled without input from The Trust in 1992 and choreographed by Candlelight's own superstar Sue Stroman) is produced contemporarily (more...)

Christina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 29-June 4, featuring Ravi Coltrane, Veronica Swift, Christina Bianco, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast has Another Round with Broadway Records' Robbie Rozelle
by Broadwaysted - May 19, 2017

This week we're pouring out 'Another Round' with a close #FriendOfTheShow: Broadwaysted Buddy Robbie Rozelle! This week we're being fancy (not really) and drinking champagne (but really champagne, Bryan!) as we chat with Robbie about his upcoming solo cabaret debut at 54 Below. (more...)

Jeffrey Gaines, Ben Arnold and Joe Crookston to Return to Appel Farm Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Appel Farm will welcome back to the Festival stage, musicians Jeffrey Gaines, Ben Arnold and Joe Crookston at the Wine & Music Festival on Saturday, June 3rd from 3 to 8pm, and Sunday, June 4, 12 to 5pm. (more...)

The Telluride Yoga Festival Announces Full Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Telluride Yoga Festival has released its lineup of abundant offerings of yoga, fitness, wellness, and outdoor related programming to celebrate its 10th consecutive year in the stunning San Juan Mountains this July 20th - 23rd. With over 120 sessions and events, a new centralized campus in downtown Telluride, and a world-class lineup of diverse presenters, the Telluride Yoga Festival offers enough to activate and inspire the yogi within everyone. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Elexis Ansley Releases EDM Single 'Weekend Lover'
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Singing sensation, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Elexis Ansley has released her electrifying single “Weekend Lover,” featuring dance/electronic dynamo Daneon. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 19, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 19, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Down in the right-hand corner of my computer screen, it tells me that its Friday, May 19 - which means that Memorial Day Weekend is just a week away! - how in the world did we make it from New Year's Day to Memorial Day in what seems to me to be like 15 minutes? When you figure that out, please give me a heads-up so I can better prepare for Christmas shopping! And that, of course, has me wondering what shows we'll be seeing during the next holiday season which, in turn, prompts me to ask the musical question: What's your favorite Christmas or holiday-themed stage offering? (more...)

Miley Cyrus, Zedd & Alessia Cara to Take the Stage on THE VOICE Season Finale
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

Superstar recording artists Miley Cyrus, Chris Stapleton, Zedd and Alessia Cara are all set to perform on the live two-hour Tuesday, May 23 season finale (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) of NBC's three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series THE VOICE. (more...)

WCPE FM Recognizes Memorial Day
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

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The Epic Musical Event of the Summer! Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Comes to Rhino Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Musical Event of the Summer!  Rhino Theatre presents Disney's The Little Mermaid   Come under the sea with us and explore a magical kingdom where a beautiful and adventurous young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.   (more...)

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors Announce Fall 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors is thrilled to announce a fall leg of The Souvenir Tour! Kicking off in early September and encompassing two months of dates around the US, Holcomb and his band will bring their excellent new album Souvenir to many cities for the first time. News of the fall tour comes as the band wraps up the Spring leg of the tour in the northeast after a massive showing last Weekend with two sold out nights at the historic Ryman Auditorium in their home base of Nashville. Tickets for remaining shows in the northeast are on-sale now, and all fall dates will be on-sale to the public beginning today, May 19. See below for all dates and visit www.drewholcomb.com for tickets and all VIP packages. (more...)

GONE BABY GONE Among New Films Coming to Tribeca Shortlist in June
by Movies News Desk - May 19, 2017

Below, check out which films are coming and going in June 2017 on Tribeca Shortlist. The films are currently available for streaming. To watch, start your free 7-day trial at TRIBECASHORTLIST.COM ($4.99/MONTH AFTER). (more...)

The New Musical HIT HER WITH THE SKATES Opens This Weekend at Rahway's Hamilton Stages
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Brandon Ethridge and choreography by Gina Ventura, will get a pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ) from May 12 - 27, 2017.  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by visiting www.hhwts.com. (more...)

Williamson Trade School Student Assist The Media Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Williamson Trade School, located just five minutes from The Media Theatre, had a busy crew at what has become known as Delaware County's only professional music theatre. This was during its second annual Community Service Week, May 15-19. (more...)

ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL to Play The Triad This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, a new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!) and directed and choreographed by Jay Falzone (Bush Wars, Cooking with the Calamari Sisters), will play at The Triad (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues), it was announced today by producer Jim Russek. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 19th, 2017 - Drama League Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This Weekend's big news: The 2017 Drama League Awards will be held today, and THE WHIRLIGIG, featuring Zosia Mamet, Waterwell's dual-language HAMLET, and Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL all open Off-Broadway on Sunday! (more...)

Kristy Cates, Todd Buonopane and More Set for NYFA's Faculty Show at 54 Below This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, in association with the Musical Theatre department at the New York Film Academy, presents NYFA FACULTY SHOW! FEATURING KRISTY CATES, TODD BUONOPANE, & MORE on May 21st, 2017 at 9:30 PM. Tickets are still available! (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler's groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4. (more...)

BWW Review: KILLER JOE at TheatreWorks
by Austin McLellan - May 18, 2017

KILLER JOE opened this past Weekend at TheatreWorks, under the direction of James Kevin Cochran. Written by Tracy Letts in 1993, this production from New Moon Theatre is raucous fun, and expertly presented. If you're looking for an evening of raw yet captivating entertainment, go check out Killer Joe before it closes on May 28. (more...)

Dance Now Boston/NYC Celebrate a Weekend Cabaret-Inspired Dance at the Dance Complex
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Dance Now Boston/NYC, David Parker's vision, now in its 4th season, to foster a choreographic bridge between Boston and New York, returns to The Dance Complex, June 16-18, 2017 for a showcase of performance and celebration. Friday will feature Dance Now commissions by four Boston choreographers: Jimena Bermejo, Carey McKinley, McKersin Previlus, and Subject:Matter with Ian Berg and Sunday will offer works by New York's LMnO3 (Deborah Lohse, Cori Marquis, and Donnell Oakley). Saturday night presents Snap•Crackle•BANG!, a gala to benefit The Bang Group, featuring both groups and honoring PFLAG trustee and social activist Stanley N. Griffith. (more...)

SIDF Faces Unprecedented VISA Obstacles
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Increased immigration scrutiny and regulations mean the Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) is experiencing new challenges and costs when applying for, and securing, visas for visiting artists. Festival director Cyrus Khambatta explains, "We knew this year would be tough, but we didn't know exactly how resourceful we would have to get." Early on, SIDF heard from dancers who were afraid to enter the US and chose not to participate in the festival because of anticipated difficulties. Khambatta continues, "Now that we are just a few weeks from opening, we are seeing their unfortunate predictions come true. (more...)

Carolee Carmello, HELLO, DOLLY!, Tony Awards Get the Spotlight This Spring/Summer on NPR's BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

In May, June & July the NPR Program "Broadway to Main Street" hosted by Laurence Maslon which airs Sundays at 3PM on NY/Long Island NPR-member station WPPB/88.3FM will feature interviews with Tony Award-nominee & Sweeney Todd star Carolee Carmello (May 28); a retrospective of The 1967 Tony Awards (June 4); a 2017 Tony Awards Special on Tonys Sunday (6/11) with recordings of all the top nominees for Best Musical and the best musical performer nominees including Bette Midler, Josh Groban, Ben Platt and more; a centennial tribute to Ella Fitzgerald (6/18); a Hello, Dolly! themed show (6/25) with musical selections from Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey, Ethel Merman, as well as selections from the new Bette Midler recording; and for a special July 4 holiday Weekend show with original 1776 star William Daniels (July 3). (more...)

Brazilica's Carnival Queen Competition to Return to PANAM for 2017 Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Brazilica has announced that its 10th annual Carnival Queen Competition will be returning to PANAM on Liverpool's Albert Dock this July! (more...)

Michael Healey's New Work 1979 to Begin This Weekend at Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

After making a stop in Ottawa, Michael Healey's razor-sharp politically charged satire 1979 begins previews in Niagara-on-the-Lake on May 20. Several unplugged performances of the Eric Coates-directed production are scheduled at the Court House Theatre and Royal George Theatre before the production settles in the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre beginning October 1. (more...)

BWW Feature: GREASE at Winslow Homer Center For The Arts
by Student Blogger: Samuel Laro - May 18, 2017

We'll always be like one! After four packed house, GREASE played it's final performance at the Winslow Homer Center for the Arts on Sunday, May 7th at 1 PM. Throughout the Weekend, just under 2,500 spectators witnessed the spectacle. (more...)

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