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Photo Flash: Island Stage Left Opens Sad But Funny HUMBLE BOY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

Set in an English garden, this play is replete With beekeeping and astrophysics. Imbued With heartbreak and Wit, full of large questions about the universe and smaller questions about family dynamics, it is moving, sad and tremendously funny. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Actor's Theatre of Columbus' PRIDE & PREJUDICE
by Jerri Shafer - Jun 24, 2017

Jane Austen's enduring novel of romance, class, and society comes to stage in the popular Jon Jory (Actors' Theatre of Louisville) adaptation. The play is a delightful take on the novel, complete With all of the Wit, love, and charm of the original. Performances are June 22 thru July 16, 2017. Thursdays through Sundays @ 8pm. Schiller Park (German Village), Amphitheatre Stage, Columbus, Ohio. For information on donations and seat reservations, visit http://theactorstheatre.org (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company's Summer Program Soars with ALADDIN JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

'A Whole New World' kicks off the summer youth program With Aladdin JR., based on the iconic animated film and featuring an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Soar to new heights on a magical, flying carpet ride filled With romance, adventure and hilarious hijinks. When street urchin Aladdin vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more beloved characters come to life in this fantastical musical that celebrates the power of love and friendship. Aladdin JR. is directed and choreographed by Carolanne Marano, With Musical Direction by Miriam Arichea. The production opens July 7 and runs for 5 performances only through July 9. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 6/23 - 6/30 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 6/23 - 6/30, airing on NBC (more...)

Melissa Errico, Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars and More Coming Up Over July 4th at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for July 3-July 9, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars With Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, Sean Harkness & Will Galison, Alemay Fernandez Featuring Shawn Letts, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

THE LADIES OF LAUGHTER Come to bergenPAC This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The Ladies of Laughter comes to bergenPAC Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 8 p.m. (more...)

Conductors Announced for 2017 Hart Institute at The Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the names of the six distinguished professionals selected to participate in the third annual residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera taking place November 5 - 19, 2017 in Dallas, Texas: (more...)

MTC MACBETH Season Extended Due to Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Due to popular demand, MTC's season of Macbeth has been extended and will now run until 18 July. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Announced Cast and Creative Team of PUMP UP THE VOLUME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Oh, snap! The 90's are back! San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) announced today the complete cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Pump Up the Volume: A 90's Palooza! From the creators of the long-running hit Mixtape, Colleen Kollar Smith and Jon Lorenz, comes a new musical that journeys back to the 1990's. Kollar Smith helms the show as Director and Choreographer, With Lorenz working as Music Director and Arranger. Performances run July 28 - September 10, 2017, at the Horton Grand Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, August 5 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 6/22 - 6/29 on NBC Thursday, June 22, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

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Jane Lynch Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Night of Music and Laughs at Heinz Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

TV star Jane Lynch brings her unique blend of comedy, music and storytelling to a one-night-only experience, "Jane Lynch Sings the Great American Songbook (plus one Guatemalan love song)," With the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Friday, July 7 at 8 p.m. at Heinz Hall. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Autism Is Metaphor In THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME ~ A Work Of Astonishing Magnitude
by Herbert Paine - Jun 21, 2017

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is a landmark piece of theatre, melding acting and technology With a result that is astonishing and riveting ~ a spectacle that is spectacular, requiring the directorial brilliance of Marianne Elliott, and featuring the tour de force performance of Adam Langdon in the National Theatre's tour production at ASU Gammage in Tempe, AZ. (more...)


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Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 6/21 - 6/28 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jun 21, 2017

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Son of Semele Slates 2017 Solo Creation Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Award-winning Son of Semele announces the 2017 Solo Creation Festival, running July 13-30. The annual festival provides an opportunity for bold, diverse solo artists to present works of all kinds - including monologue and movement- or design-focused pieces. (more...)

Watch American Opera Projects' AS ONE Online in Celebration of Pride Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, American Opera Projects (AOP) will make available to the public the video of their 2014 World Premiere production of the opera As One from June 23-30, 2017 on the AOP website. (more...)

Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

FSLC Announces Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer This July
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

he Film Society of Lincoln Center presents Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer (July 21-27), a comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated dancer/choreographer's film work—the first in New York in over a decade. (more...)

4th The Americas Film Festival NY Announces The Americas Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

In addition to the New York premieres of major feature films and documentaries from throughout the Americas, the 4th edition of The Americas Film Festival NY -TAFFNY- organized the Americas Film Festival Short Films competition. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli and producer Rachel Karpf are proud to announce that tickets are now available for Lisa's new play, STUFFED. (more...)

DreamWrights' Theatre Under the Trees to Bring 'SHREW' Rat Pack to Local Parks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

A three piece band and a tenor singing hits from the early 50's like "Mambo Italiano' and 'Satin Doll" set the mood for a night of laughter and flirting With Theatre Under the Trees' nineteenth summer production, The Taming of the Shrew. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - New Showtime Comedy Special ERIK GRIFFIN: THE UGLY TRUTH
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Comedian and I'M DYING UP HERE star Erik Griffin (Workaholics, Blunt Talk) makes his hour-long debut in the new comedy special ERIK GRIFFIN: THE UGLY TRUTH premiering Friday, July 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Tweedy Performs 'I Am Trying to Break Your Heart' on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, musical guest Jeff Tweedy performed 'I Am Trying to Break Your Heart' off his new solo acoustic album 'Together At Last.' Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Servant Stage Company presents HONK! JR!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Servant Stage Company, in partnership With Lancaster Bible College, will present a youth theatre production of HONK! JR. on Saturday, June 24 at 3 p.m. at Good Shepherd Chapel, Lancaster Bible College, 901 Eden Road, Lancaster. (more...)

Review Roundup: ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION World Premiere in Seattle
by Review Roundups - Jun 20, 2017

This summer, two of the quirkiest and most endearing best friends in pop culture will make their musical theater debut at The 5th Avenue Theatre in the World Premiere production of Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, running June 8-July 2, 2017. Based on the 1997 cult hit film, Romy and Michele will star Cortney Wolfson, who previously starred in Kinky Boots on Broadway, as Romy and Stephanie Renee Wall, who starred as Elsa in Disney's Frozen Live, as Michele alongside a sensational cast of locally and nationally acclaimed actors. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the duo in costume below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast Announced for London Fringe Premiere of 9 TO 5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Casting has been announced today and tickets are on sale for the London Fringe Premiere of 9 to 5 The Musical which is being produced at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village from 30th August through to 1st October 2017 With press night on 1st September, at 7.30 p.m.  (more...)

Leo Kearse Will 'Make You Tory' at Edinburgh Fringe This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Sick of sanctimonious lefties lecturing you about global warming, Jeremy Corbyn and sexism? No? (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 6/20 - 6/27 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jun 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 6/20 - 6/27, airing on NBC (more...)

Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 With the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 6/19 - 6/26 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jun 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 6/19 - 6/26, airing on NBC (more...)

GROWING UP GONZALES Begins Open-Ended Run Off-Broadway This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

A friendly reminder that GROWING UP GONZALES, a touching family drama written and directed by Felix Rojas and performed by Andres" Chulisi" Rodriguez, opens Off-Broadway on June 24th at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street New York NY 10036. (more...)

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! at The Mockingbird Announces 6/20 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Todd Montesi & Richard James present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. (more...)

Meghan Murphy Brings THE BIG RED SHOW to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Meghan Murphy in The BIG RED Show on July 19th, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Now On Sale at bergenPAC: Charlie Zaa, Blondie, Rufus Wainwright and David Sedaris
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

New shows on sale this Friday: Charlie Zaa, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 at 8 p.m.; Blondie, presented by WFUV, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 8 p.m.; Rufus Wainwright, presented by WFUV, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, 8 p.m.; David Sedaris, Friday, April 6, 2018, 8 p.m. Tickets available June 23 at 11 a.m.at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)

FOURTH MESSENGER Gets East Coast Premiere at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

New York Musical Festival and 4M Productions will present the East Coast premiere of THE FOURTH MESSENGER, a contemporary Western re-imagining of the Buddha legend featuring a flawed, female Buddha figure, as part of the New York Musical Festival. The production, which begins performances on Tuesday, July 18th at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street) includes book and lyrics by Tanya Shaffer and music and additional lyrics by Vienna Teng, and is directed by Broadway director Matt August (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas: the Musical). Performances will continue through July 23rd. nymf.org/fourthmessenger (more...)

Calvin Demba, Sam Frenchum and Sinéad Matthews Star in the 50th Anniversary Production of LOOT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Rising British stars Calvin Demba (Evening Standard Emerging Talent Award nominee, The Red Lion,  National Theatre), Sam Frenchum (Private Peaceful, Grantchester) and award-winning Sinead Matthews (Mrs Elvsted in Ivo van Hove's Hedda Gabler, National Theatre), are to star in the 50th anniversary production of Joe Orton's darkly comic masterpiece, LOOT. (more...)

Glory Crampton Joins A BROADWAY MUSICAL in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Glory Crampton will be joining Feinstein's/54 Below's concert presentation of Charles Strouse and Lee Adams' A BROADWAY MUSICAL on Sunday July 16th, at 7pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for BY JEEVES at The Old Laundry Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Old Laundry Theatre has just announced the full cast, led by Bill Champion and Nadim Naaman, of the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn's light-hearted, fun musical BY JEEVES, opening on Friday 6 October - Saturday 4 November 2017 (Press Night: Monday 9 October 2017 at 7.30pm) and directed by Alan Ayckbourn. (more...)

Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid to Play Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

'Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid in Cabaret,' compiled and performed by Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid, is headed to the Alexander Upstairs Theatre 26th-28th June 2017. (more...)

Wit Incorporated Introduces Month of Super Clean Up Action to Accompany A HERO'S GUIDE TO SAVING THE PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

By 2050 will there be more plastic in the ocean than fish? Not if local superheroes have anything to say about it. Wit incorporated theatre company brings the city a Month of Super Clean Up Action.  (more...)

Irreverent RAISING 'ELL Comes to The Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Imagine Dante's journey into the Inferno, but set in 2017. The 7 deadly sins are replaced by Facebook, TWitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Tinder, Grindr and Youtube. A cacophonous collection of four singers and three musicians nosedive through a Massive LCD Screen. Bizarre, unexpected and thought provoking, Raising 'Ell is the latest cabaret offering by Ella Filar. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company presents I AND YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Lauren Gunderson's I and You in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from June 28 through July 9, 2017. The production is directed by WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven. (more...)

Photo Flash: Crystal Skillman's WILD Reading and Signing at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Crystal Skillman's play Wild is now published. Last night there was a reading at the Drama Book Shop With the original NYC cast members Hunter Canning, Jeff Ronan, David Armanino, Joshua Levine, and Diana Stahl, the special event was followed by a signing. (more...)

SahBabii Debuts Video for S.A.N.D.A.S. Release Party & Warner Bros. Records Signing Party
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Chicago-born and Atlanta-raised rapper SahBabii debuts the video for the S.A.N.D.A.S. Release Party and Warner Bros. Records Signing Party. (more...)

Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. (more...)

Americana Trailblazer ROBERT EARL KEEN Coming to Pawling, NY 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

His live shows are legendary. He's an explosive entertainer With a razor sharp Wit. He's one of the top-drawing, authentic singer-songwriters of our time. Americana music pioneer ROBERT EARL KEEN performs at Daryl's House Club in Pawling, NY on July 19.   (more...)

Greensboro Arts Alliance Announces 2017 Mainstage Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Greensboro Arts Alliance and Residency (GAAR), under the Artistic Direction of Sabra Jones, is proud to announce its 1st Annual Opera Festival as part of the 2017 Summer Season in Vermont. Heidi Lauren Duke choreographs & directs Mezzo-Soprano Martha PreWitt in Lee Hoiby's comedy Bon Appetit!, written about the legendary chef Julia Child, from June 30 - July 5, 2017, at the Town House (20 Church St.)  in Hardwick, Vermont.  The return of opera performance marks a full circle moment for Hardwick's historic Town Hall which was, in fact, built as an opera house in 1898. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kevin Spacey in CLARENCE DARROW in Flushing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Recent Tonys host Kevin Spacey stars in Clarence Darrow, the acclaimed solo show written by David. W. Rintels and directed by Thea Sharrock. First presented at The Old Vic Theatre in London, the show comes to New York for a unique two-night event at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York, last night and continuing tonight, June 16th, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Spacey onstage below! (more...)

Saxophone Summit, Eric Comstock & Sean Smith and More Coming Up at Birdland This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 26-July 2, including Saxophone Summit With Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, and Greg Osby, Nancy Valentine, Eric Comstock and Sean Smith, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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