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BWW Interview: Ophelia Lovibond On THE LIBERTINE
by Marianka Swain - Oct 7, 2016

Actress Ophelia Lovibond has done a range of screen roles, from beleaguered Izzy in W1A to Elementary, Guardians of the Galaxy and new Sky 1 series Hooten & The Lady. Now, she's making her West End debut, playing 17th-century actress Elizabeth Barry in The Libertine opposite Dominic Cooper as the infamous Earl of Rochester. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

'Inflight Inspirations': a collection of motivating and uplifting messages to encourage the reader to rise above fear and pain to a life of spiritual enlightenment and peace. 'Inflight Inspirations' is the creation of published author, Stacey M. Lawson, an author, mother, sister, wife, mentor, coach, friend, executive, and most importantly, above all else, child of God. She has a gift of listening to her experiences and being still to hear God speak both to and through her. She is passionate about pouring into others and has clarity in knowing that her life purpose is to help others in their Inflight. She lives the spirit of paying it forward and possesses a servant spirit of lifting others to their next level. Possessing the ability to make extraordinary connections through ordinary experiences, she will inspire you to fly to new heights and help you navigate to your connecting flight. Stacey is nothing short of Inflight! (more...)

Raleigh Little Theatre Presents A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS and JINGLE BELL JUKEBOX, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Raleigh Little Theatre kicks off its Family Series (formerly the Youth Series) with two Christmas plays presented together. The production opens on Friday, October 28 and runs through Sunday, November 13. (more...)

Get Creative This Columbus Day Weekend with Free ArtWeek Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

ArtWeek, an award-winning creative festival, kicked off its fall lineup on September 30 with more than 180 creative events happening now through October 9, including many free and affordable events over Columbus Day weekend. ArtWeek events can be found in more than 50 neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts. (more...)

Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, October 22, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, October 22, 2016! (more...)

Little Angel Theatre to Stage A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

When a strange looking old man falls from the sky and into a quaint fishing village the surprised locals don't know quite what to make of him at all. Add to their surprise a sickly boy being miraculously restored to health and an irresolvable infestation of crabs being suddenly resolved, and we have the beginnings of a very marvellous story. (more...)

THIRTEEN's Nature Launches Season 35 with 'Super Hummingbirds,' Narrated by Patricia Clarkson
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

For the first time, viewers will see the birds mate, lay eggs, fight, and raise families in intimate detail. Super Hummingbirds airsWednesday, October 12, 2016 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Revisits THE RINK Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre (PMT) and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the initial production in the fourth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits The Rink, starring Hollis Resnik and Christine Mild, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Terrence McNally, with direction and choreography by PMT Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by Ryan Brewster. (more...)

Announcing the 2016 Book Excellence Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Literary Excellence Incorporated introduces the Book Excellence Awards, an international book awards competition dedicated to providing authors from all genres and backgrounds the opportunity to showcase their work on a global platform. The Book Excellence Awards had a very successful inaugural year with hundreds of entrants from around the world. The award-winning titles were chosen based on their design and layout, writing quality and overall market appeal with respect to the category the book was entered in. The following is a list of the 2016 award-winners that have been listed with their respective category, book title and author name. (more...)

BWW Review: Brisk Business at Cape Town Fringe Will Ensure That THE GRUFFALO Franchise Continues to Grow
by David Fick - Oct 4, 2016

THE GRUFFALO seems to have done brisk business at the Cape Town Fringe and is sure to have a life on South African stages beyond this initial engagement, with an isiXhosa version already lined up for next year. It will be fascinating to see how this process of translation plays out as the next entry into this franchise's commodities is developed. (more...)

Pizza Hut Kicks Off 32nd BOOK IT! Grant Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ To kick off the 32 nd year of the BOOK IT! Program, Pizza Hut unveiled its first-ever Page Turner Grant program to support individuals and organizations in local communities that share the restaurant's commitment to literacy and reading. (more...)

AMERICAN MADE TOUR with Lee Brice & Justin Moore Goes On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Lee Brice and Justin Moore, two of country music's most dynamic performers, will ring in 2017 with their co-headlined "American Made" tour rolling into Atlanta, GA at the Fox Theatre. William Michael Morgan rounds out the show on Saturday, January 21st . Tickets go on-sale Friday, October 14th and are available at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office, by phone at 855-285-8499, and online at (more...)

Augmented Reality Market: IoT AR to Reach $7 Trillion by 2027
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016


National Arts Centre Opens Renovated Southam Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The main auditorium of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa has re-opened following a renovation accomplished in just three months that is designed to add comfort and improve acoustics in Southam Hall. (more...)

Stars of CATS and KINKY BOOTS Will Join Rebecca Spigelman at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Sara Jean Ford, who is currently playing Jellylorum in the Broadway production of Cats, and Kevin Kirkwood Smith, who is in Kinky Boots, will be joining rising musical theatre comedienne Rebecca Spigelman in REBECCA SPIGELMAN: 16 GOING ON 70. at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on October 6th, 2016. (more...)

The Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

For more than sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has held private weekly meetings with each Prime Minister, from Churchill to Cameron. In these intimate and sometimes explosive conversations, we see glimpses of the woman who wears the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch. Go behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II for the audience in Peter Morgan's riveting new play that swept Broadway last season. Sponsored by the John McDonald Company. Learn More (more...)

Freeform Announces 'Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas' Programming
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Put down the dish towel, stop the cooking and cleaning and come get filled up on Freeform's annual “Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas” programming celebration, starting Thanksgiving Day (more...)

Ring in the Holidays with Megan Hilty at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

After two previous sold-out engagements, Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes the return of Tony Award nominee Megan Hilty for three performances only - Friday, December 16 (8 p.m.), Saturday, December 17 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, December 18 (3 p.m.). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Join the Garden State Beard and Mustache Society at the Morris Museum for the Third Annual Night of Bourbon and Beards. Featuring tasty food and spirits, live music, and a beard and mustache competition, the event will be held on Thursday, November 3 at 6:30PM.  (more...)

Dance Consortium Announces 2017 Tour DANZA CONTEMPORÁNEA DE CUBA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

 Today, Dance Consortium, a group of 17 large scale venues located across the UK, announces full details of its 40th tour, Danza Contemporánea de Cuba's UK Tour 2017. Last seen in the UK in 2012, Cuba's vibrant flagship contemporary dance company will present an exciting programme choreographed by some of today's most sought-after choreographic names. The 2017 UK tour opens at Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham on 14 February and concludes at Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury on 18 March. (more...)

Selldorf Architects to Design Frick Upgrade and Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Frick Collection announced today that Selldorf Architects has been selected to design a major upgrade, enhancement, and expansion of the institution's facilities (more...)

Titles and Casts Announced for Orlando Shakespeare Theater's PLAYFEST: AFTER PULSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF invites audiences to take a risk on new plays at PlayFest presented by Harriett's Charitable Trust from November 3 - 6, 2016. This year's four-day event titled PlayFest: After Pulse will feature six new plays that explore issues surrounding the Pulse tragedy. Tickets to individual PlayFest readings ($10) may be purchased online at, by phone at (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). PlayFest Passes ($49) and PlayFest VIP Passes ($100) are on sale now and may be purchased by phone or in person. (more...)

Theatre Odyssey to Host Evening with Three-Time Tony Nominee Arthur Kopit 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Join the Theatre Odyssey family for a delectable dinner on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Sarasota's iconic Michael's On East. Enjoy cocktails (open bar) and hors d'oeuvres from 5-6pm, with dinner served at 6pm. The event will benefit On The Road, Theatre Odyssey's new initiative to bring the theatre to people who are unable to travel to it. (more...)

Hunt Brothers' Pizza Launches MEGA S'mores
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Hunt Brothers Pizza, the leading pizza brand in the convenience store industry, recently announced the addition of its newest product: MEGA S'mores. As a new take on a traditional favorite campfire treat, Hunt Brothers Pizza has created an easy to bake, easy to take version for the on-the-go convenience store shopper. (more...)

BWW Review: NOISES OFF at Soulpepper Theatre
by Maral Chouljian - Oct 2, 2016

Taking the title from theatrical stage directions, Soulpepper's Noises Off is a refreshing recreation of the well-known farce, entertaining the audience through perfectly executed slapstick and exaggerated situations. (more...)

The End is Near in Rivera's Apocalyptic MARISOL at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Villanova Theatre welcomes back renowned Philadelphia theatre artist James Ijames to direct Jose Rivera'sMarisol. This fierce fantasia set in post-apocalyptic New York is a surreal and timely piece that has been dubbed an 'anti-apathy' play.In our modern world of political upheaval and existential doubt, Marisol inspires audiences to wake up and change the world around them, running November 8-20 at Villanova Theatre. (more...)

The Road Theatre Company Presents THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that their critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS CHOICE, Stage Raw TOP TEN) first show of its 2016-2017 season,EDWARD ALBEE'S THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY, written by Tony award-winning playwright Edward Albee and directed by Andre Barron, is EXTENDING through SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, The Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Miro Magloire Presents A World Premiere of Music by Michel Galante
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Miro Magloire presents his New Chamber Ballet in the world premiere of a work to music by frequent collaborator Michel Galante, commissioned by the O'Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation.   The program will be completed by Miro works to music by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Mauricio Kagel, and Reiko Fueting, November 18 & 19.   The Friday November 18 performance will start at 8:30 PM, and the Saturday November 19 evening will begin at the usual 8 PM, in City Center Studio 5, 130 West 56 Street. (more...)

New Sequel, 'Beltway Upheaval' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The highly anticipated sequel to the novel 'Patriotic Gamble' has arrived. In 'Beltway Upheaval,' President George Granger ascended to the presidency under suspicious circumstances. His predecessor was chosen by the House of Representatives in a contingent election. Immediately after taking the oath, the president resigns on Inauguration Day and VP Granger is sworn in before a stunned public. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Rep's All-Star Cast Shines in NOISES OFF
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 17, 2016

There comes a moment in Act Two (or maybe it's Act One - on second thought, maybe it's the second Act One, although it could be the third…) of Michael Frayn's Noises Off, now onstage at TPAC's Andrew Johnson Theatre, in which Martha Wilkinson comes onstage, hits her mark, cuts her eyes at another actor and with perfect timing reaches out to touch his arm, her expressive face showing every word the audience needs to hear, eliciting guffaws and applause as her reward. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with the Stage Management Team of ANGELS IN AMERICA at Round House Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 17, 2016

Today's subjects are living their theatre lives overseeing the nightly operations for one of the most ambitious productions the area has ever seen. It's so big that it took two theatres to co-produce it. I'm speaking of Round House Theatre and Olney Theatre Center's production of Angels in America, Tony Kushner's two-part, nearly-seven-hour Tony Award-winning magnum opus. Millennium Approaches (Part 1) and Perestroika (Part 2) run in repertory through October 30th and are performed at Round House Theatre in Bethesda, MD. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Broadway Stage Managers Sound Off About What They Do and How They Do It!
by Cara Joy David - Oct 16, 2016

It is 7:04pm on a Thursday. To the average audience member of THE COLOR PURPLE, the most important person waiting backstage is one of the above-the-title stars (Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Holliday or Danielle Brooks). But those in the industry know that, at this particular moment, the most important person is a woman sitting stage right in front of three monitors. That woman, with a headset on and binder in front of her, is Stage Manager Sharika Niles. She is the one who will soon give the word to start the show. She is the one who tonight is in charge of 'calling the show.' She is the one who will dictate the show the audience sees by giving the word for a spotlight, sound effect, set movement, etc.. (more...)

BWW Interview: Josh Carpenter and PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at The Growing Stage 10/7 to 10/23
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 14, 2016 interviewed Josh Carpenter who will play Black Stache in The Growing Stage production of 'Peter and the Starcatcher.' Directed by Stephen L. Fredericks with musical direction by Stephen Fox and choreography by Jillian Petrie, the show will be on the Netcong stage from through 10/23. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DRESSER, Duke of York's Theatre, 13 October 2016
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 14, 2016

In the theatre it is well known that; no matter what, the show must go on. This sentiment has rarely been portrayed so poignantly as it is in Ronald Harwood's Olivier award-nominated play The Dresser. First performed in 1980, the play returns to the West End in a fabulous revival of the tragic comedy that delves into the psyche of an actor well past his prime. (more...)

Miranda Lambert to Get Back on the Road with 'Highway Vagabond' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

On the heels of the announcement about her highly anticipated double album The Weight Of These Wings in stores on November 18, Lambert is planning a trek to perform these new songs for her fans on the upcoming Highway Vagabond Tour. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016


Smithsonian Channel to Premiere Season 3 of MIGHTY PLANES, 11/6
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Season three of the popular Smithsonian Channel series MIGHTY PLANES soars to new heights with some of the world's most incredible aircraft. (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE at The Mirage
by Christina Hoth - Oct 13, 2016

As a first time traveler to Las Vegas, this reviewer thought that it would be crucial to check out one of the most well known franchises synonymous with Sin City. Cirque du Soleil holds a solid reputation as the most entrenched production company in Las Vegas culture and for good reason. Combining all of the childhood wonderment from the circus days of our younger years, Cirque du Soleil has managed to blend the highly unique talents of aerial artists, roller skaters, stilt walkers, tumblers, trampolinists, contemporary dancers, break dancers, illusionists and performers of all types and sizes to make a cohesive vision come to life. (more...)

Roots & Wings Original Production of THE BLOOD ALWAYS RETURNS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

What does it mean to be Black in Kentucky? This is the question that a group of young artists from Louisville tackle in their upcoming original production of "The Blood Always Returns." (more...)

BWW Review: THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS, THE MUSICAL! Spoofs Musicals at Theater LaB Houston
by Brett Cullum - Oct 12, 2016

THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS, THE MUSICAL! Is as much of a self-explanatory title as any theater-goer could ever want or pine for. It's definitely a musical about musicals that has musical number after musical number, and its own sardonic take on the form over the past fifty or so years. (more...)

Tony Winner Michael Cerveris to Teach Montreal Masterclass
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

In The Wings Promotions is bringing two-time Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris to teach an exclusive masterclasses in Montreal on November 11, 2016. (more...)

A 'Signature' Property
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016


Ellen McLaughlin and Teagle F. Bougere to Star in ROZ AND RAY World Premiere in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the highly anticipated two-person casting for the world-premiere production, Roz and Ray, a play by local playwright, Seattle Rep Writers Group alumna, and University of Washington Senior Artist in Residence Karen Hartman, with direction from the acclaimed Chay Yew, Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Presents brownsville song (b-side for tray)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati shines a light on the reality of violence and the beauty of forgiveness with the regional premiere of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a powerful new drama by Kimber Lee. This lyrical play tells a tale of resilience in the face of tragedy when a young man's life is taken and his family is left without answers. Lee's brownsville song (b-side for tray) delivers a message of hope that will challenge and move audiences. Playing October 11-30, 2016. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. (more...)

BWW Interview: Christine Ebersole on Crafting a Narrative for her Return to the Café Carlyle and Finally Working with Patti LuPone in WAR PAINT
by Casey Mink - Oct 11, 2016

Christine Ebersole will make a triumphant return to the Cafe Carlyle on October 11, kicking off what will be her sixth engagement at the legendary Upper East Side venue. Believe it or not, though, the two-time Tony Award winner (42ND STREET, GREY GARDENS) still finds cabaret to be the most intimidating performance capacity for an artist, but simultaneously the most rewarding. Prior to her run of shows, BroadwayWorld had a chance to chat with Ebersole about what it's like to perform in a space so richly seeped in history, as well as how she is able to craft a narrative for each of her concerts that is resonant of the current space in which she finds herself. Additionally, Ebersole divulged her hopes for the future of WAR PAINT, the new musical which she starred in this summer from the creative team behind GREY GARDENS, and what it was like to finally work alongside Patti LuPone, after having known her for 40 years. (more...)

Broadway Vets Headed to D.C. for American Pops Orchestra's 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Jennifer Simard to Make London Debut, Recreating her Tony-Nominated Role in Disaster! DISASTER!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

DISASTER! the Broadway musical comedy spoof of star-studded 1970s jeopardy movies like The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake and Airport, is to premiere in London for two glittering gala concert charity performances to raise funds for The Make a Difference Trust at Charing Cross Theatre on Sunday 20 November. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre to Present BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati shines a light on the reality of violence and the beauty of forgiveness with the regional premiere of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a powerful new drama by Kimber Lee. (more...)

New Celebrity Nashville Colonel Brings The Return Of KFC's Nashville Hot Chicken
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Spurred into action by consumer demand, Kentucky Fried Chicken announced today that Nashville Hot Chicken is back on KFC menus. And, for the first time, Nashville Hot Chicken will be available as a Chicken Little Sandwich in addition to chicken on-the-bone and tenders at restaurants in the U.S. (more...)

Green Day Announces Tour Date at Joe Louis Arena 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and Grammy Award-winning rock band Green Day have announced a Joe Louis Arena performance on Monday, March 27 at 8 p.m. as part of their "2017 Revolution Radio North American Tour" and locally as part of the "Farewell Season at The Joe". The band is touring in support of their new album Revolution Radio, which was released Friday, October 7 by Reprise Records. Against Me! will provide support.  (more...)

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