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Oper Bonn zeigt SUNSET BOULEVARD mit Pia Douwes als Norma Desmond
by Marcel Konrath - May 30, 2017

Norma Desmond hatte ihre große Zeit, als die Bilder zwar schon laufen, aber noch nicht sprechen konnten. Dass der Stummfilm schon langst dem Tonfilm weichen musste, will die exzentrische Diva einfach nicht wahrhaben. In ihrer luxuriosen Villa am beruhmten Sunset Boulevard, unweit der Hollywood- Traumfabriken, hat sie sich ihre eigene Realitat geschaffen und wartet auf eine gunstige Gelegenheit fur ihr Comeback. Als der junge Drehbuchautor Joe Gillis zufallig auf ihr verWildertes Anwesen gelangt, gerat er in den Sog ihrer faszinierenden Personlichkeit - mit todlichem Ausgang. (more...)

THE 39 STEPS Opens Cortland Rep's 46th Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Cortland Repertory Theatre kicks off their 46th annual summer season at the Little York Pavilion in Preble with the brilliantly hysterical spy comedy The 39 Steps. This award winning play was adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and the movie by Alfred Hitchcock.  Performances will run from June 7th - 17th with evening show times at 7:30 PM.  Matinees are available on June 9th, 11th and 14th at 2:00 PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. The GPS address for the Little York Pavilion is 6799 Little York Lake Road in Preble. (more...)

Ribbons Down Their Backs: The Supporting Ladies of HELLO, DOLLY!
by Julie Musbach - May 29, 2017

Hello, Dolly! is one of the most famous Broadway star vehicles, and no production has yet made that clearer than the one with Bette Midler's name floating high atop the marquee (and the 'sold out' sign). But what about the supporting ladies that fill the stage alongside the whirlwind Dolly Levi? (more...)

Upcoming Rockland/Westchester Theatre
by Kellie Williams - May 27, 2017

Here are a few shows coming up in the Rockland/Westchester area! (more...)

RUDE at South 4th Bar Announces June Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

RUDE, the weekly night of comedy held every Tuesday at Williamsburg's South 4th Bar, has announced their line-up of shows and performances for June 2017, kicking off on June 6th. The June roster includes Rude's new monthly queer showcase, a comedy showcase hosted by Crissy Milazzo and Brandon Wardell, and a 'video party' by comedy collective Ground Floor Comedy. (more...)

Patti LaBelle Wants To Play Dolly After Bette Midler
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Patti LaBelle wants her shot at Dolly Levi! In an interview with WWD.com she says she was offered the lead role for the current revival four years ago, but turned it down. (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Yesenia Ayala
by Caryn Robbins - May 26, 2017

Today, Yesenia Ayala speaks exclusively to BWW about making her Broadway debut and living out her own 'American Dream.' (more...)

The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Marking an incredible milestone of presenting 'stars under the stars,' the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America with Swedish Fish, JLL, WeWork, and Time Out in association with Bryant Park Corporation, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a New York themed line-up. (more...)

Edward Albee, Debbie Reynolds Among Theater Legends Honored by TonyAwards.com
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Each year, the Tony Awards release a list of names of friends and colleagues in the Broadway community who have left us during the past year. (more...)

Glenn Close Stops the Show at SUNSET BOULEVARD to Stop Photo-Taking Audience Member
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

With one look she can stop the show...literally.  BroadwayWorld has just learned that at yesterday's matinee of Sunset Boulevard, leading lady Glenn Close paused her performance to politely ask an audience member to stop taking photos, saying it was distracting and disrespectful. She said: "We can have a show or we can have a photo shoot," and then quickly began "With One Look" again from the top of the song. (more...)

The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Marking an incredible milestone of presenting 'stars under the stars,' the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America with Swedish Fish, JLL, WeWork, and Time Out in association with Bryant Park Corporation, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a New York themed line-up. The free outdoor festival returns Monday evenings at sunset, beginning June 19 and running through August 21.  (more...)

Jersey Tap Fest Announces 8th Annual Festival on National Tap Dance Day!
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Jersey Tap Fest, NJ's sole dance festival featuring world-class tap faculty and extravaganza, celebrates its eighth year, August 10-13, in East Hanover and Bloomfield, NJ. (more...)

Master Mixologist: Matt Landes of Cocktail Academy and MIKE'S HARD LEMONADE
by Marina Kennedy - May 24, 2017

Matt Landes of Cocktail Academy in Las Angeles talks about his career and drinks inspired by Mike's Hard Lemonade. (more...)

Bert Kreischer to Embark on Australian Tour this September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

BERT "The Machine" KREISCHER is an American stand-up comedian, actor and reality television star who is touring Australia for the very first time and appearing at Sydney's Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.  (more...)

Hangar Theatre Announces 2017 Wedge Series BREAKING GROUND
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Hangar Theatre has just announced the shows for its upcoming cutting edge Wedge Series. (more...)

36th Annual Battery Dance Festival Announces August Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Battery Dance, in association with Battery Park City Authority, announces the 36th Annual Battery Dance Festival, with free performances on August 13-18, 2017, from 7pm to 9pm against the breathtaking backdrop of the New York Harbor at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City, culminating in a closing event and reception on August 19, 2017, from 6pm to 8pm at The Schimmel Center at Pace University. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE 39 STEPS at Cortland Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Cortland Repertory Theatre kicks off their 46th annual summer season at the Little York Pavilion in Preble with the brilliantly hysterical spy comedy The 39 Steps. This award winning play was adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and the movie by Alfred Hitchcock. Performances run now through June 17th, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: INDECENT's Paula Vogel Talks Career with Linda Winer for LPTW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

On Monday, the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, welcomed Tony Award nominated and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, who received this year's Lifetime Achievement Obie Award and whose critically-acclaimed Indecent is nominated for a 2017 Tony Award for Best New Play. Vogel discussed her extensive body of work in theatre, film and TV, with Drama Critic Linda Winer. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater Presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 43rd Season with the play that made Tennessee Williams famous and secured his place in the American Classic canon. The Glass Menagerie is told through the illusion of Tom Wingfield's memory as he recounts an episode from his youth. (more...)

Ford's Theatre Sets Records with 2016-17, Featuring COME FROM AWAY and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced that it set revenue and attendance records with its 2016-2017 theatrical season, which included the musicals Come From Away and Ragtime, productions of A Christmas Carol and Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and the one-act play One Destiny. More than 153,000 patrons attended performances, and ticket sales brought in more than $6 million, making 2016-2017 the highest attended and highest grossing theatrical season in Ford's Theatre history. (more...)

BRAIN STORM to Tackle Brain Injury and Consciousness at Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

LUCID LUDIC presents BRAIN STORM at the Toronto Fringe Festival, running July 5th - 15th. BRAIN STORM is a visually arresting journey about one woman dealing with a brain injury, another communicating with the spirits, and the neurosurgeon who's convinced that consciousness supersedes death. (more...)

Shakespeare in High Park Celebrates 35 Years with KING LEAR and TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre experience Shakespeare in High Park will mark 35 years of staging accessible open-air theatre in Toronto with contemporary takes on two Shakespeare classics: King Lear and Twelfth Night, running in repertory from June 29 to September 3 at the High Park Amphitheatre. (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project Announces 2017-18 Season: What is Truth?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Interrobang Theatre Project, dedicated to producing rarely seen shows with relevant themes and raw emotions, has announced its eighth season, featuring three plays that examine the fine line between reality and perception. This season, Interrobang invites audiences to ponder the particularly urgent question: What is Truth? (more...)

Mamai's 2017 Season at Playhouse Square to Continue with THE TESTAMENT OF MARY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Mamai's 2017 Season at Playhouse Square continues with the Regional Premiere of Colm Toibin's THE TESTAMENT OF MARY! (more...)

YES Returns Off-Broadway this Month, Film Begins to Shoot in September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Tim Realbuto's critically acclaimed two person drama YES will return to Off-Broadway's Manhattan Repertory Theatre by popular demand after a sold-out run last December. The encore performances will take place on Monday, June 26th and Tuesday, June 27th at the midtown venue. Both performance times are at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Miller Theatre Lobby Unveils New Installation by Colombian Artist Lina Puerta
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

This July, the Harlem-based Colombian-American artist Lina Puerta transforms the lobby of Miller Theatre with a new installation from her Botanico Series, inspired by weeds and uncontrolled nature within urban spaces. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep Announces 'Created in Milwaukee' Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Last night at Milwaukee Repertory Theater's annual meeting, Artistic Director Mark Clements and  Managing Director Chad Bauman alongside Campaign chairs Judy Hansen and Catherine Robinson unveiled the "Created in Milwaukee" Capital Campaign to raise $10 million for several major initiatives over the next few years, which will solidify The Rep as a major player on the national theatrical scene and a cornerstone of Milwaukee's cultural community.  (more...)

First Annual INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival Kicks Off 7/8 & 9 at the Western Queens Waterfront
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

KINEMATIK Dance Theater presents Long Island City's first two-day, outdoor site dance festival, taking place at four LIC waterfront parks and featuring a diverse program of unique, site-specific dance works by 24 distinguished and emerging New York City-based choreographers. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind-the-Scenes with Cast of New Netflix Series GLOW
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Spandex? No problem. Power Bomb? They got this. Go behind the scenes and hear how the cast of GLOW prepared for their roles and what it takes to become a TKO (total knock out?) ? in this featurette released today by Netflix, featuring interviews with the cast and new footage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN at Armonk Players
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The Armonk Players celebrates its 20th anniversary with Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Our Town, running tonight, June 2, Saturday, June 3 at 8pm. Sunday, June 4 at 4pm., Thursday, June 8, Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 at 8pm, directed by Directed by Christine DiTota. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Milwaukee Rep Presents SO THRIVE MY SOUL by PTI Students
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Repertory Theater presents the inaugural Professional Training Institute's production of So Thrive My Soul, in the Stiemke Studio July 13 - 16, 2017. The Professional Training Institute (PTI) is a free yearlong advance actor training program for students in 8th-12th grade who may have an interest in pursuing a career as a professional theater artist. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, July 6, 2017
by - Jun 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, July 6, 2017! (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! Beats Its Own Record For Highest Gross In Shubert Organization History
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler just had its best week ever on the heels of its four Tony Award wins, including Best Revival of a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical (Ms. Midler), Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Gavin Creel), and Best Costume Design of a Musical (Santo Loquasto).  (more...)

BWW REVIEW: New Australian Play SUNSET STRIP Finds Humour Even When Everything Seems Hopeless.
by Jade Kops - Jun 18, 2017

Suzie Miller's new work SUNSET STRIP is a wonderful new Australian play that is presented with a recognisable truth and honesty. Finding hope in darkness, questioning whether habits can be changed and the importance of love and family is examined with a humour in amongst the hurt with a perfect balance that gives hope without sugar coating reality. (more...)

New Drama, YES, Starring Tim Realbuto & Joe Blute Comes to Manhattan Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Tim Realbuto's critically acclaimed two person drama YES will return to Off-Broadway's Manhattan Repertory Theatre by popular demand after a sold-out run last December. The encore performances will take place on Monday, June 26th and Tuesday, June 27th at the midtown venue. Both performance times are at 6:30 PM.             (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars with Ensemble Studio Theatre's Marathon Playwrights, Series C!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

In this week's special edition, we caught up with playwrights from Ensemble Studio Theatre's Marathon of One-Act Plays. Series C features: Good Results Are Difficult When Indifference Predominates by Amy Fox, The Good Muslim by Zakiyyah Alexander, Female Beginner by Edith Freni,  Santa Doesn't Come to the Holiday Inn by Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder, and Intensive Care by Donald Marcus. For more information, visit: www.ensemblestudiotheatre.org (more...)

Possum Point Players Second Call For 2018 Directors; Deadline Set for 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Possum Point Players are still seeking directors for their 2018 Main Stage Season.  Director Selection Chair Jim Hartzell has set a deadline of July 1 for submission of application forms. (more...)

Award -Winning 3-D Theatricals Los Angeles Announces 2017-2018 New Season of Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

3-D Theatricals (3DT), one of the Southern California's most distinguished, award-winning musical theatre companies, will present its 2017-2018 season of Broadway hits at both the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center; and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts,  it was announced today by Executive Producer/Artistic Director T.J. Dawson.   (more...)

FOOTLOOSE Opens This Summer at Surflight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Surflight Theatre under the leadership of  Producing Artistic Director Steve Steiner and under the new ownership of Al Parinello (Producer The People in the Picture, The Fantasticks) will be reopening officially after a 2 year closure and bankruptcy liquidation on June 23rd with the musical sensation Footloose based on the 1980's blockbuster movie of the same name. With mega hits like Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise , Let's Hear it for the Boy and of course the title track Footloose, the musical is sure to thrill the Long Beach Island audiences with its unforgettable score, vibrant dancing and  poignant story of youth, rebellion and family.  (more...)

Cape Cod Theatre Company to Present ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Cape Cod Theatre Company ~ Home of Harwich Jr. Theatre will present Anne of Green Gables, The Musical June 27 - July 16, 2017. (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Will Pullen, Barbara Barrie and Anthony Chisholm Honored by Actors' Equity Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Today, the Actors' Equity Foundation honored Katrina Lenk for her work in The Band's Visit and Indecent as well as Will Pullen from Sweat with the 2017 Clarence Derwent Award. In addition, the annual Actors' Equity Foundation Award honored union members Barbara Barrie for her work in Broadway's Significant Other and Anthony Chisholm for his work in this past season's riveting Jitney. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning SWEAT To Play Final Broadway Performance, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

It has just been reported that Sweat, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey, will close on Sunday, June 25. (more...)

Hello, Donna! Donna Murphy Joins HELLO, DOLLY! Once a Week Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Fresh off of the show's four Tony wins, Hello, Dolly! welcomes two-time Tony Award®-winner and one of Broadway's most treasured stars, Donna Murphy, stepping into the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi for Tuesday evening performances beginning tonight, June 13. (Ms. Murphy will also take over the role during Ms. Midler's vacations.) (more...)

BLUES IS A WOMAN Theatrical Concert Celebrates Women in Blues this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

BLUES IS A WOMAN celebrates women in the blues from Ma Rainey to Bonnie Raitt and beyond. Fired up after a round of sold-out previews in Northern California (Kuumbwa, Freight & Salvage, SFJAZZ, Cinnabar Theater) in which audiences leapt to their feet with mid-show standing ovations, this new theater/concert piece will have a month long theatrical run at Custom Made Theatre in San Francisco. (more...)

2017 Battery Dance Festival Announced for August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Battery Dance, in association with Battery Park City Authority, announces the 36th Annual Battery Dance Festival, with free performances on August 13-18, 2017, from 7pm to 9pm against the breathtaking backdrop of the New York Harbor at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City, culminating in a closing event and reception on August 19, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Debbie Reynolds & More Honored in TONY AWARDS In Memoriam Segment
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Debbie Reynolds, Gene Wilder, Florence Henderson, James Nederlander more legends of Broadway were honored during the In Memoriam segment of the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS. Watch the video below. (more...)

Kate Hamill's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, Jennifer Barclay's RIPE FRENZY and More Set for Synchronicity Theatre's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

True to its mission, Synchronicity Theatre's 20th Anniversary Season will feature the voices of women playwrights and provide new opportunities to uplift the voices of women and girls. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra third sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Music of Flight and Fantasy,” Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall! (more...)

VILLAIN: DEBLANKS to Bring Laughs Weekly to The Green Room 42 This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

This summer, the fun starts on Wednesday nights! Beginning June 21, audience favorite Villain: DeBlanks will be (VERB)_____-ing midtown at the Yotel hotel, with a different cast each week. (more...)

Deaf West's OUR TOWN with Jane Kaczmarek, The Hypocrites' PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Coming to Pasadena Playhouse in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse announces its 2017/18 season, the first under new Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman, which includes bold, new takes on beloved classics, an exciting new Olivier award-winning political thriller, and an irreverent look at one of America's most hot-button issues. (more...)

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