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The Cupid Players Explore the Complicated, Sweet and Offbeat Sides of Love in CUPID HAS A HEART ON: V-Day Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Following sold-out shows at the 16th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, the shamelessly provocative group, The Cupid Players of Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, will present three performances of Cupid Has a Heart On: V-Day Edition on Saturday, February 11 and 14, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ODD COUPLE Leads Off the Next 50 Years at Chaffin's Barn
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 15, 2017

Nashville's historic and iconic Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre - now led by Norma Luther, the gracious and charming new owner - launches its second half century on the venerated chow and bow circuit With a sparkling new revival of Neil Simon's equally historic and iconic The Odd Couple, now onstage through February 12. Directed by longtime artistic director and the doyenne of Music City theater, Martha Wilkinson, this iteration of Simon's hilarious play about two mismatched friends who attempt to navigate the waters of post-divorce life together is performed by a stellar cast of local actors who breathe new life into their characters and somehow manage to give audiences a fresh perspective on the enduring comedy. (more...)

NiCori Teen Performance Ensemble Will Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

NiCori Teen Performance Ensemble Performs James and The Giant Peach NiCori Studios and Productions Presents The NiCori Teen Performance Ensemble in Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach.  The production is directed by Corinna Sowers Adler, musically Directed by Deborah Martin and features choreography by Lisa Grimes. (more...)

Casting Announced For THIS MISMATCH GAME At Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Casting has been announced for the upcoming edition of Dennis Hensley's The MisMatch Game. The side-splitting parody of the 70s game show returns to the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre for two nights only, Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21 at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Makes You Want to Fly
by Trevor Durham - Jan 13, 2017

A two and a half hour marathon of absurdism, clever dancing around endless prop pieces, Peter and the Starcatcher is the most intriguing theatrical experiment an audience could have ever envisioned from such a colorful flight to Neverland. (more...)

Edinburgh Sell-Out Puppet Show MEET FRED Embarks on a UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016, Hijinx (Cardiff) in association With Blind Summit (London) are launching Meet Fred on a 50+ date tour around the UK next Fri 20 January at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Following the UK tour, Meet Fred will be touring Germany, Spain, Czech Republic and Holland. (more...)

SundanceTV & BBC One to Co-Produce New Drama Series THE SPLIT
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

SundanceTV today announced from the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Press Tour a co-production partnership With BBC One for a new drama series THE SPLIT from Emmy® Award-winning writer Abi Morgan (more...)

American Brass Quintet Releases Album of Commissioned Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The distinguished American Brass Quintet releases their new recording, Perspectives, today on Summit Records. (more...)

VIDEO: Jude Law Talks 'The Young Pope' & More on LATE NIGHT
by - Jan 13, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Jude Law talked to Seth about filming The Young Pope around the Vatican. (more...)

Erin Markey, Shaina Taub, Ike Ufomadu and More Join Joe's Pub Working Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public announces the new class of Joe's Pub Working Group (JPWG), formerly known as "Pub Club," the venue's artist development program dedicated to enhancing the career sustainability and growth of performing artists. (more...)

BWW Review: BUYER & CELLAR at Daum Theatre Company
by Kyle Christopher West - Jan 13, 2017

There's a brand new theatre company about to make a major splash in the gigantic pool of DFW theatres, and although it's not quite bathing suit season, this hot new troupe is ready to come out and play. With the opening night of their inaugural play, BUYER & CELLAR, now under their belt, Daum Theatre Company has hit the ground running With a quality production that holds its own against any established company in town. (more...)

World Premiere of the Next, Great Dr. Seuss Stage Adaptation at Children's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the world premiere production of Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches The Musical beginning February 7, 2017. Directed by Peter C. Brosius, the production is written by Philip Dawkins, whose many works have been produced from Canada to Washington DC to Los Angeles, and upcoming at the MCC Theatre (Off-Broadway), With music by David Mallamud, whose works have been heard at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and Off-Broadway. (more...)

Servant Stage Announces Two Summer Theatre Camps for Kids!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Servant Stage Company, in partnership With Lancaster Bible College, is pleased to offer two musical theatre camps for students ages 10-18 this summer. Early bird registration ends January 30, 2017. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces February 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming With the following acts: (more...)

Tonya Pinkins to Direct VISIONARY VOICES at American Bard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Events for the Upcoming Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming With the following acts: (more...)

VIDEO: Seth Meyers Takes a Closer Look at Trump's War on the Free Press
by - Jan 13, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, host Seth Meyers took a closer look at Donald Trump's war on the Free Press and unprecedented conflicts of interest. Watch the video below! (more...)

Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 1/12
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Below, check out monologue highlights from last night's LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS on NBC (more...)

Monsanto Fund Grants The Rep's Imaginary Theatre Company $25,000
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Young audiences throughout Missouri and Illinois will get their first taste of live theatre thanks to support from the Monsanto Fund.   (more...)

BWW Review: History Comes Alive in BEN FRANKLIN: AN INGENIOUS LIFE with Ray Flynt
by Kimberly Moy - Jan 13, 2017

Benjamin Franklin: one of America's Founding Fathers and man on the $100 bill comes to life in Ray Flynt's BEN FRANKLIN: AN INGENIOUS LIFE. Known as a philosopher, inventor, signer of the Declaration of Independence and the guy With the kite and key in thunderstorm, Ben Franklin is the stuff of legend, but a real person nonetheless. Ray Flynt takes on the iconic figure in the one-man-show, which he wrote, directs and performs. (more...)

Pam Ann to Head Out on 20th Anniversary UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The A-List queen of the skies, Pam Ann plans to land the Louboutin's on international turf and hit the tarmac running, With her celebratory 20th anniversary UK tour which touches down in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Salford, Jersey, Reading, St Albans, Brighton, Norwich, Cambridge, Newcastle & Glasgow in 2017. (more...)

THE ROUSTABOUTS is San Diego's Newest Professional Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Bringing together notable local actors, directors and playwrights, they have formed a new theatre company called THE ROUSTABOUTS. A non-profit San Diego theatre company dedicated to entertaining, educating, and inspiring audiences in southern California by producing fresh visions of classics, well-known contemporary plays and new works. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WILD PARTY, The Hope Theatre
by Rona Kelly - Jan 12, 2017

Billed as the 'little theatre With big ideas', The Hope Theatre is a transformative space. This year alone, it's been everything from a hospital waiting room to a post-apocalyptic bunker. Audiences at The Wild Party will leave amazed not just at how the space transforms, but the actors. Taking on sixteen parts between them, Joey Akubeze and Anna Clarke are perfect partners in rhyme in this sexy and stylized production from Mingled Yarn. (more...)

Hijinx Puppet Show MEET FRED Embarks on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016, Hijinx (Cardiff) in association With Blind Summit (London) are launching Meet Fred on a 50+ date tour around the UK next Fri 20 January at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Following the UK tour, Meet Fred will be touring Germany, Spain, Czech Republic and Holland. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shattered Globe Presents THE TALL GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to continue its 2016-17 season With the Chicago premiere of Meg Miroshnik's drama THE TALL GIRLS, an ensemble piece about five young women in the 1930s rural Midwest who discover a way to escape their crumbling town - by playing basketball. Directed by Ensemble Member Louis Contey, THE TALL GIRLS will play January 12 - February 25, 2017 at Theater Wit 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theaterWit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150.  (more...)

Apollo Riego and Magical Vince to Headline MAGIC AT CONEY!!! This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Magical Promotions, together With Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. 'Magic at Coney!!!' is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. (more...)

Write Out Loud Presents THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Write Out Loud - an organization founded in 2007 With a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience  - announces THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, the fourth production in their 10th Anniversary Season.  Write Out Loud Story Concerts bring literature to life - aloud - With rehearsed readings by professional actors. Each program explores specific themes by weaving a variety of stories, poems and music together into a literary tapestry. David Fenner, Jeffrey Howard Ingman, Veronica Murphy and Walter Ritter will perform. A pre-show reception starts at 6:15pm With a 7:00pm curtain. (more...)

Michael Emerson and January LaVoy Star in WAKEY, WAKEY at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world premiere Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Wakey, Wakey, written and directed by Lucille Lortel and Obie Award-winner Will Eno. Eno is a Residency Five playwright at Signature. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NOT THAT JEWISH Celebrates 100th Performance at New World Stages
by Walter McBride - Jan 12, 2017

Earlier today, Monica Piper, star and creator of Not That Jewish, and company members celebrated their 100th performance at New World Stages. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special occasion and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 1/12 - 1/19 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jan 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 1/12 - 1/19, airing on NBC (more...)

Pam Ann Brings 20th Anniversary Tour Across the UK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The A-List queen of the skies, Pam Ann plans to land the Louboutin's on international turf and hit the tarmac running, With her celebratory 20th anniversary UK tour which touches down in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Salford, Jersey, Reading, St Albans, Brighton, Norwich, Cambridge, Newcastle & Glasgow in 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Had Fun Preparing for New Film SILENCE with a Jesuit Priest
by - Jan 12, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest AndreW Garfield revealed that the Jesuit priest he worked With to prepare for his role in the new film SILENCE was a bit of a comedian and taught him a lesson about self-reflection. (more...)

VIDEO: Colony House Performs New Single 'You & I' on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, music guest Colony House performed their new single 'You and I' off their second album, 'Only the Lonely' out tomorrow. (more...)

PlayMakers Repertory Company to Present INTIMATE APPAREL This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present Lynn Nottage's "Intimate Apparel," as part of its Mainstage Season. Winner of the New York Drama Critics' Circle and the Outer Critics Circle awards, this quietly beautiful story explores the struggle of finding intimacy and purpose while chasing your dreams. (more...)

Gettysburg Community Theatre Announces Winter Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street Within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, announces casting for their upcoming winter production. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Remembers Actress Tricia McCauley; Donate in Her Name!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

In the winter of 1998, the Stage Guild mounted a striking production of ANNA KARENINA, With Tricia McCauley in the title role. Tricia became a member of the company, playing roles in 15 productions and many readings. Her creativity and Wit were assets in any show, and over the years she designed props, worked box-office, and pitched in to get shows on their feet however was needed. (more...)

Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen to Choreograph Benefit Workshop of 'THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Celebrated star of stage and screen Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen (Allegiance) will choreograph the benefit workshop production of Keenan Scott II's powerful and moving play thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early, from February 4-6, 2017 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor). (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from August Wilson's JITNEY on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2017

Only one of the ten plays in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's masterful The American Century Cycle has never been seen on Broadway - until now. JITNEY is now in previews at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) for a Thursday, January 19 opening night. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Cor Theatre and Stage Left Present WHAT OF THE NIGHT?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Sex, power, institutional failure, human frailty, betrayal, dreams and madness are at the core of celebrated Cuban-American writer Maria Irene Fornes's Pulitzer-Prize nominated play What of the Night? (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 1/11 - 1/18 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jan 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 1/11 - 1/18, airing on NBC (more...)

Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 1/10
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Below, check out LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS monologue highlights from last night's broadcast (more...)

Karen Finley to Perform in Steppenwolf's LOOKOUT SERIES 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

This February, Steppenwolf Theatre Company's LookOut Series, a multi-genre performance series, presents two engagements written and performed by renowned performance artist and Chicago native, Karen Finley. Written in Sand: Collected AIDS Writings, a solo spoken word performance, runs Friday February 10 and Saturday February 11 at 8pm; and Unicorn Gratitude Mystery runs Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18 at 8pm (doors open at 7:30pm, general seating). Both engagements take place in Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, an intimate cabaret-style venue connected to Front Bar: Coffee and Drinks at 1700 N Halsted St. Tickets to Written in Sand and Unicorn Gratitude Mystery are $25 and can be purchased atsteppenwolf.org or 312-335-1650. (more...)

THE NAKED MAGICIANS to Bring Hot, Hilarious Magic to Chicago; Tickets on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced individual tickets for the Chicago premiere of the world's naughtiest and funniest magic show, THE NAKED MAGICIANS go on sale Friday, Jan. 13 for a limited one-week engagement at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place March 14-19, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Seth Meyers Grills Kellyanne Conway on Trump's Relationship with FBI, the Press & Twitter
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Donald Trump's incoming White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defends the president-elect's relationship With the intelligence community, the press and TWitter. (more...)

BWW Review: THE KITE RUNNER, Wyndham's Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jan 11, 2017

Gary Naylor sees an adaptation of the celebrated novel, The Kite Runner, that loses some of its epic quality in transition to stage and ends up just a bit too generic for his tastes. (more...)

Four Documentaries Awarded Winter 2017 Grants From The Rogovy Foundation
by Movies News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Rogovy Foundation is pleased to announce the Miller / Packan Documentary Film Fund Winter 2017 award winners. The Fund awards grants totaling $150,000 to between six and ten film projects annually through its Summer and Winter open calls. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Tribute Patti LuPone, Michael Bennett and More in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - has announced the themes of the Winter/Spring 2017 season. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 1/11 - 1/17 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jan 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 1/11 - 1/17, airing on NBC (more...)

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Presents Most "Special" Special Events Ever
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts reaches a true milestone by announcing the most added presentations it has EVER offered its 39-year history! For the first time, patrons will enjoy 22 unforgettable and can't-miss events in one extraordinary theatre.  LMT's most spectacular, most star-studded, most "special" special events season ever features everything from superstar comedian Bob Newhart to Vicki Lawrence and Mama; from Classic Albums Live!, showcasing the music of David Bowie and Creedence Clearwater Revival to Sing-Alongs With "Grease" and "Willy Wonka;" also, a National Theatre Live screening of "Amadeus;" country's Terri Clark, legendary Judy Collins; our on-stage Cabaret series; and so much more! There is simply no doubt that 2017 brings something for everyone to enjoy at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts! (more...)

Dixon Place Presents: Exquisite Corpse Company's Corpse Revival Performance Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Exquisite Corpse Company (ECC) rings in the new year With Corpse Revival Performance Series: Like Clockwork, featuring workshop performances of six new plays developed in their Summer 2016 Writer's Lab. The plays will be presented at Dixon Place's main stage, January 24-26th at 7:30 and 9:30 PM. Each play will receive one performance. (more...)

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