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John Kander, Karen Ziemba & More on This Week's THEATER TALK
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

This week THEATER TALK spotlights the creators of the new original musical Kid Victory, currently at the Vineyard Theatre – librettist/lyricist Greg Pierce, composer/co-librettist John Kander, and one of the show's stars, Karen Ziemba. (more...)

Photo Flash: The League Of Professional Theatre Women Interviews Broadway Bound Laura Linney
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The League of Professional Theatre Women, is pleased that three-time Academy Award and three-time Tony Award nominee, Laura Linney sat down with James Naughton to discuss her extensive body of work in theatre, film and TV. The event took place on Monday, March 6 at 6:00 PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue.  (more...)

New Version of THE INVENTOR AND THE ESCORT Opens this Month at The Lounge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????KADM Productions has announced a strictly limited four-week engagement of The Inventor and The Escort, written and directed by Matt Morillo, at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

American Repertory Theater Raises Record Amount at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Board of Trustees of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University along withDiane Paulus, A.R.T. Artistic Director, and Diane Quinn, A.R.T. Executive Director, are pleased to announce that the theater's annual gala raised nearly $1.3M in support of the theater's artistic, community, and education programs. The event was held at the Boch Center Wang Theatre on Monday, February 27, 2017 with nearly 500 supporters from Boston, Los Angeles, and New York in attendance. (more...)

SOS Save Our School: The Theatre Project Presents EXIT STRATEGY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

In Ike Holter's edgy new comedy Exit Strategy, a crumbling Chicago school is about to be shut down over the dead body of at least one teacher. Vice Principal Ricky Hubble has been hiding in his office, still afraid of the kids and teachers, just as he was as an insecure high school student 13 years ago - until an unexpected encounter with a student challenges this mouse to roar. (more...)

Virginia Arts Festival and Norfolk State University Present Kathleen Battle
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

One of the most famous renowned operatic sopranos of the past century, five-time Grammy Award winner Kathleen Battle brings her critically acclaimed Underground Railroad performance to Norfolk State University's Wilder Center on March 26, as part of the Virginia Arts Festival. (more...)

Digital Lottery Announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Mike Bosner and The Nederlander Organization announced today the launch of an online ticket lottery for Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical, Sunset Boulevard. The Sunset Boulevard Digital Lottery will open daily at 8 am EST (8 pm EST the evening prior for matinee performances), beginning Tuesday, March 7, 2017, for entrants to win a limited number of $55 same day tickets to that day's performance(s). See below for rules and regulations. The Sunset Boulevard digital lottery is powered by Broadway Direct. (more...)

Remy Bumppo Announces 2017-18 Season TRUTH BE TOLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company will explore complex relationships with truth, lies, and everything in between in its 21st season, 'Truth Be Told." (more...)

The Wilbury Theatre Group Announces 2017-18 Main Series Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The 2017/18 Main Series Season includes Harold Pinter's groundbreaking The Caretaker, Branden Jacob-Jenkins' Neighbors, Young Jean Lee's Church, Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, Annie Baker's The Flick, and Sean Graney and Kevin O'Donnell's subversive new adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance, or The Slave of Duty.  (more...)

First New Production of MY FAIR LADY in 25 Years to 'Dance All Night' on Broadway Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Next spring, Lincoln Center Theater, in association with Nederlander Presentations Inc., will mount a new production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, the first Broadway production of the classic musical in 25 years. MY FAIR LADY, which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin previews Thursday, March 22, 2018 and open on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Assistant Curator Annemarie van Roessel on the Designs of Jo Mielziner
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Mar 30, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Annemarie van Roessel, Assistant Curator of the Billy Rose Theatre Division on: The Designs of Jo Mielziner. (more...)

Ike Holter's Edgy Comedy EXIT STRATEGY Set for The Theater Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

In Ike Holter's edgy new comedy Exit Strategy, a crumbling Chicago school is about to be shut down over the dead body of at least one teacher. Vice Principal Ricky Hubble has been hiding in his office, still afraid of the kids and teachers, just as he was as an insecure high school student 13 years ago - until an unexpected encounter with a student challenges this mouse to roar. (more...)

HELLO DOLLY Brings the Energy of New York City to Lakewood
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Lakewood Cultural Center and Performance Now Theatre Company present the hit musical "Hello, Dolly!" March 24 - April 9 at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway. Performances are 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. (more...)

Photo Flash: CIRCUS 1903's Baby Elephant Puppet Stops by Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Earlier today, March 29, 'Peanut,' a playful life-size baby elephant puppet was introduced at Madison Square Garden during an exclusive first look of CIRCUS 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus hosted by Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre to Stage A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

South Bend Civic Theatre will present A Streetcar Named Desire, March 31 through April 9 in the Wilson Theatre. (more...)

High School Productions of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM, LES MISERABLES, BIG FISH Among Nominees for 2017 Shuler Hensley Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - in a live-streaming broadcast on GPB.org. (more...)

2017 Nominees Announced for Shuler Hensley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - in a live streaming broadcast on GPB.org. 35 public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards show is the culmination of a year-long professional development program, and will showcase the next generation of Georgia's musical theatre talent. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, the awards show will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) over its nine-station statewide television network live from Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 20, 2017 from 7-9 pm. (more...)

Two River Theater Announces Its 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup of productions for its 2017/18 Season. (more...)

BWW Interview: The 2017 New American Voices Play Reading Series Finalists
by Natalie de la Garza - Mar 27, 2017

Step-sisters in a magical trailer park, a clash between past and present (that's a realtor's nightmare), an exploration of race and family in segregated Cleveland, a murderous family in the American West -- sounds like this year's finalists for The Landing Theatre Company's New American Voices Play Reading Series. (more...)

Lena North Releases Second Book in Her Birds of a Feather YA Romantic Fantasy Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Jiminella 'Jinx' Sweetwater is a genius. She's a scholar, an inventor, hardworking and loyal, and well known in the scientific circles around the University in Prosper City. Being smarter than everyone else might seem like a good thing, but it isn't. At least, it isn't to Jinx who has two friends, a small condo, and no life. After a fight with her best friend Wilder, it just gets worse. Someone breaks into her home and when her parents show up in all their hippie-like glory, Jinx has had enough and escapes to a small village by the sea. Suddenly, Jinx finds herself involved in village life, living with the unpleasant Mrs. Fratinelli and trying her best to juggle all the things that seem to end up on her plate. And then there's calm, cool and gorgeous Dante - Snow's boyfriend, who seems to see right through the shields Jinx has put up around herself, straight into her mind. Book Details: Sweet Water Birds of a Feather, Book 2 By Lena North Publisher: FAB Publishing Published: March 2017 ISBN: 9789188367112 ASIN: B06XHPG389 Pages: 270 Genre: YA Romance, YA Fantasy For review copies, author interviews, or more information please contact: Website: http://www.lenanorth.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/lenanorthbooks Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lenanorthbooks/ Promo Link: http://bookbuzz.net/blog/ya-romantic-fantasy-sweet-water/ (more...)

BWW Review: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at The Des Moines Playhouse
by Nolan Boggess - Mar 24, 2017

It is a known fact that any cold heart can be warmed by a seven foot mute monster in tap shoes singing Irving Berlin's "Puttin' on the Ritz". If you happen to be a fan of Mel Brooks' film Young Frankenstein, you already know this. But, if you happen to be like me and have never seen the iconic film, you need to go see The Des Moines Playhouse's production of Young Frankenstein immediately. (more...)

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks Return to 'Norma Desmond' on LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Glenn Close, star of SUNSET BOULEVARD on Broadway, shared a framed letter she received from her idol, Hollywood icon Katharine Hepburn. (more...)


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LaGuardia Performing Arts Center presents ROUGH DRAFT FESTIVAL: A WINDOW INTO NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This year's Rough Draft Festival at LaGuardia Performing Arts features six new plays that are in the pre-production stage of development. Each of the plays has gone through readings and workshops in the past and the writers Melis Aker, Scott Barrow, Leila Buck, Kevin Doyle, Joey Merlo, Kyoung Park and their plays are ready for the next step. (more...)

Custom Made Theatre Co. and EXIT Theatre present a Workshop Production of YOU'LL NOT FEEL THE DROWNING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This April, You'll Not Feel the Drowning - written by Marissa Skudlarek and directed by Gabriel A. Ross - is the first play to be workshopped by Custom Made Theatre Company as part of their new play development program, Undiscovered Works, a project in collaboration with EXIT Theatre with the goal of creating more direct avenues from page to stage.  (more...)

Garden State Film Festival to Welcome Celebrities, Filmmakers & Fans to Atlantic City
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Garden State Film Festival will welcome celebrities, filmmakers and fans to Atlantic City, from Thursday, March 30th through Sunday, April 2nd at Resorts Casino Hotel for the Festival's 15th Anniversary Celebration. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN with Mel Brooks Headed to NJPAC This May; Tickets on Sale Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Young Frankenstein with Mel Brooks. Back by popular demand! King of Comedy Mel Brooks returns to NJPAC accompanied by his Young Frankenstein for a full-length showing on the big screen and many hilarious stories. (more...)

Lesli Margherita Signs on for Starry VILLAIN: DEBLANKS ACLU Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Broadway funnywoman, Olivier-winner Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Dames at Sea) has joined an all-star cast in Villain: DeBlanks. (more...)

Custom Made Stages New Play Development Winner, Skudlarek's YOU'LL NOT FEEL THE DROWNING Opens 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

You'll Not Feel The Drowning, written by Marissa Skudlarek  and  directed by Gabriel A. Ross, is the first play to be workshopped by Custom Made Theatre Company as part of their New Play Development Program, Undiscovered Works, a project in collaboration with the EXIT Theatre with the goal of creating more direct avenues from page to stage.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Betty Buckley and Whoopi Goldberg Stop by SUNSET BOULEVARD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close stars in the Broadway return of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Sunset Boulevard. Directed by Lonny Price, this production of Sunset Boulevard features a 40-piece orchestra on the stage of The Palace Theatre (1564 7th Avenue), the biggest on Broadway in more than 80 years. Fellow stage stars Betty Buckley and Whoopi Goldberg recently visited with the company backstage - scroll down for photos! (more...)

CAROUSEL, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, IF/THEN and More Set for Media Theatre's 2017-18 Broadway Series Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????With a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, two popular Disney titles, a classic play, and a regional premiere of a contemporary Broadway hit, The Media Theatre's 2017-18 season has something for everyone. Subscriptions are now on sale. The season was announced by Jesse Cline, Artistic Director. (more...)

Joan Copeland and Diane J. Findlay to Star in Ziegfeld Society's THOU SWELL! THOU WITTY!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

???????Joan Copeland and Diane J. Findlay headline The Ziegfeld Society of New York City's Thou Swell! Thou Witty!: The Songs of Rodgers & Hart, written and hosted by Aaron Gandy with musical direction and special arrangements by Mark York, at Lang Concert Hall at Hunter College (69th between Park and Lexington) on Saturday afternoon, March 25th, at 2pm.  (more...)

TheatreWorks Immigrant Saga RAGS Comes to Mountain View
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with a musical saga of immigrant America, Rags. From the creators of Fiddler on the Roof and Wicked, this exhilarating musical follows the journey of Jewish immigrants Rebecca and her son David, who find themselves navigating the teeming, turn-of-the-century tenements of New York. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hampton Theatre Co Presents Tale of Mystery and Suspense AN ACT OF IMAGINATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

"An Act of the Imagination," Bernard Slade's masterful and suspense filled mystery, will be the third play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season, opening on March 23 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through April 9. (more...)

Third Wheel Theatre Fest Presents a Festival of New Canadian Work
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Three theatre makers, coming from three different parts of Canada, team up to bring you an evening of three entirely different live theatrical experiences exploring perception, memory and home. (more...)

Scoop: FAMOUS IN LOVE - Series Premiere on FREEFORM - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
by - Mar 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on FAMOUS IN LOVE - Series Premiere, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, April 18, 2017! (more...)

USM School of Music Faculty Concert Series Continues with Elisabeth Marshall and Bridget Convey
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Voice artist faculty member Elisabeth Marshall, with Bridget Convey on piano, present a dramatic and emotional program of music, by composers and authors from Maine and New England, from Supply Belcher to Scott Wheeler, Edna St. Vincent Millay to Thornton Wilder, and featuring the world premiere of a new collection of songs Emily Dickinson poems, by James Kallembach and excerpts from Barbara White's solo piano work, 'Reliquary.' (more...)

Convergence Research's PinPoint Address History is Now Available on Major Software Provider Platforms
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

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Photo Flash: It Takes a Woman! First Look at Bette Midler in HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

As it heads into tomorrow's first preview, Hello, Dolly! has broken the record for the highest pre-performance advance sale in Broadway history. BroadwayWorld has a look at the first photo of Bette Midler as Dolly Gallagher Levi - plus a close-up - in the new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! below! (more...)

Pamela Rose to Bring BLUES IS A WOMAN to Freight & Salvage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Pamela Rose presents BLUES IS A WOMAN, celebrating women in blues from Ma Rainey to Bonnie Raitt and beyond. The concert and CD release party will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017, 8pm at Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse.  (more...)

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks Reprising Role of Norma Desmond in Broadway's SUNSET BOULEVARD
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Glenn Close chatted about her costume collection which she plans to donate to Indiana University. Later, the actress talks about reprising her role as Norma Desmond in the Broadway revival of SUNSET BOULEVARD. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Sound + Vision Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the Sound + Vision Festival, a three-day showcase celebrating the enduring and mutually enriching relationship between cinema and music, April 7-9. (more...)

Temple Theaters Presents American Classic OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Temple Theaters presents Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning drama Our Town, directed by Douglas C. Wager. Featuring Donna Snow as the Stage Manager, the production runs March 10-11 and 23-26 in the Tomlinson Theater. Considered one of the finest plays of the twentieth century, Our Town continues to move audiences of all ages. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Hooligans of Villain: DeBlanks Benefit for ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Audience-favorite Villain: DeBlanks returns with an all-star benefit starring Oscar and two-time Tony nominee KATHLEEN TURNER (War of the Roses, Serial Mom), JANE KRAKOWSKI (30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), MORENA BACCARIN (Deadpool, Gotham), MICHAEL POTTS (Book of Mormon, True Detective), MAULIK PANCHOLY (30 Rock, Star Trek: Discovery), and Tony nominee MICAH STOCK (It's Only a Play, The Front Page)! Do not miss this one-night-only event to benefit the ACLU. (more...)

Artists Rep presents Horror Genre-Inspired Comedy FEATHERS AND TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre presents the Northwest Premiere of FEATHERS AND TEETH by Charise Castro Smith, directed by Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. Previews performances begin March 7, the play opens March 11 and runs through April 2 on the Morrison Stage. (more...)

Jane Krakowski and More Join VILLAIN: DEBLANKS Benefit for the ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Audience-favorite Villain: DeBlanks returns with an all-star benefit, featuring Oscar and Tony nominee Kathleen Turner (War of the Roses, Serial Mom), Tony nominee Jane Krakowski (30 Rock, She Loves Me), Morena Baccarin (Deadpool, Gotham), Michael Urie (Ugly Betty, Buyer & Cellar), Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock, Star Trek: Discovery), and Tony nominee Micah Stock (It's Only A Play, The Front Page).  (more...)

Netflix Releases First Look at WAR MACHINE, 13 REASONS WHY & MINDHUNTER
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Netflix shared the first look teaser trailer for the film War Machine, the official trailer for 13 Reasons Why, the date announcement for GLOW, and the first look teaser for the new original series MINDHUNTER. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Wrath of Savitar' Episode of THE FLASH
by - Mar 1, 2017

On the next episode of THE FLASH on The CW titled "The Wrath of Savitar", while training with Barry (Grant Gustin), Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale) starts to have visions of Savitar, which he hides from the team. (more...)

O'Neill Represented in NYC by SIGNIFICANT OTHER, IN TRANSIT and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center celebrates dozens of shows on Broadway, off-Broadway, and in theaters across the globe this 2016-17 season. Projects from the National Playwrights Conference and National Music Theater Conference have moved on to significant productions and even the Academy Awards.  (more...)

FANCY Musical, Inspired by Reba McEntire, Gets NYC Lab
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Margot Astrachan and The Peccadillo Theater Company will present a developmental lab presentation of FANCY, a new musical, on Thursday, March 16 at 4PM and Friday March 17 at 11AM and 3PM at The Westside Theatre, downstairs (407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

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