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Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

The Bravest Individuals: A Brief History of the Fabulous Females Who Have Taken on SWEET CHARITY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 22, 2016

Timed to the 50th Anniversary of the classic musical, musical theatre fans are gearing up for an off-Broadway production of Dorothy Fields and Cy Coleman's, 'Sweet Charity'. (more...)

by Jan Nargi - Oct 22, 2016

Tight harmonies and an even tighter cast make the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER delicious fun. Now at Boston's Citi Center Shubert Theatre through October 23, this totally original musical comedy by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak crackles With snappy Wit and endlessly clever songs. (more...)

BWW Review: Lake Worth Playhouse's URINETOWN a Rush of Wit
by Trevor Durham - Oct 22, 2016

Political humor and an abundance of urine aren't an obvious match for downtown Lake Worth's theatre scene. Artistic director Jodie Dixon-Mears and director Clayton Phillips decided, after many years of waiting, that the time was ripe to throw Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis' satirical masterpiece at the Palm Beaches. Boasting a cast of strong vocalists, and the comedic timing this show requires, Urinetown at the Lake Worth Playhouse is a strong stream of Wit. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dion Johnstone, Patrick Page and More in CORIOLANUS at Red Bull
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Red Bull Theater presents William Shakespeare's Coriolanus, the first production of the 2016-'17 season. The streets are full of protest: It's an election year; economic inequality strains the social fabric; debates rage throughout a nation riddled With dissension and distrust; unscrupulous politicians manipulate public opinion; the hypocrisy and humiliation of political campaigns drive away the country's finest! But beneath all this political drama looms the personal tragedy of one man's emotional blindness. Call it Coriolanus ripped from the headlines! This visceral new production will spark a timely dramatic dialogue between actors and audiences. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 10/21 - 10/28 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Oct 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 10/21 - 10/28, airing on NBC (more...)

Scoop: CHELSEA on Netflix 10/26 - 10/28
by TV Scoop - Oct 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on CHELSEA on Netflix 10/26 - 10/28 (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Opens This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

A friendly reminder! The opening night of the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH is this Sunday, October 23, 2016. (more...)

Ben Vereen & Charl Brown at 'AFTER HOURS' and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for October 24-30, featuring Kurt Elling, ShowBiz After Hours With Frank DiLella With Special Guests Ben Vereen and Charl Brown, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, and more! (more...)

The Theater 14th Street Y & Bearded Ladies Productions Present Y CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Theater 14th Street Y & Bearded Ladies Productionspresent Y Cabaret, as part of the Theater/Dance Series curated at The Theater at The 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, NYC from October 31-November 1, 2016 at 7:30pm. Y Cabaret features: Abrakus, Bryn Cohn + Artists, Brendan Drake, Jenn Freeman, LoudHoundMovement and shawnbibledanceco., Jenn Freeman. Tickets are $20 in advance ($22 at the door) and are available (more...)

Wipro Limited Announces Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2016 under IFRS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016


CASA VALENTINA Kicks Off Ninth Theatrical Season at DEZART PERFORMS in Palm Springs
by David Green - Oct 20, 2016

To kick-off its 9th season, DEZART PERFORMS will present Casa Valentina, a thoroughly entertaining Tony Award-nominated "dramedy" written by Harvey Fierstein, the multiple Tony Award-winning actor/playwright and American Theatre Hall of Famer. Fierstein's raucous dramedy, CASA VALENTINA, is a hugely entertaining production that will have audiences buzzing. This 2014-nominated Tony Award production for Best Play, is based on a factual Catskills resort that catered to heterosexual men who delighted in dressing and acting as women. The period piece returns us to the land of dirty dancing and borscht belt comedy, circa 1962. The play transports the audience to an inconspicuous bungalow colony that caters to this very special clientele -- white-collar professionals who discreetly escape their families to spend their weekends safely inhabiting their chosen female alter-egos. (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...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 10/20 - 10/27 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Oct 20, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 10/20 - 10/27, airing on NBC (more...)

Review Roundup: Mike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Oct 20, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Mike Bartlett's new play, Love, Love Love, directed by Michael Mayer, featuring Richard Armitage, Alex Hurt, Zoe Kazan, Ben Rosenfield and Amy Ryan. Love, Love, Love opened officially last night, October 19, 2016, Off-Broadway at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Spiffy Pictures Announces Seasons 2 And 3 Of Hit PBS KIDS Series Nature Cat
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016


About Face Theatre Presents THE TEMPERAMENTALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

About Face Theatre is pleased to continue its 2016-17 Season With the Chicago premiere of THE TEMPERAMENTALS, Jon Maran's Off-Broadway hit about America's first LGBT rights organization. Directed by Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff, THE TEMPERAMENTALS will play January 13 - February 18, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets go on sale Monday, November 14, 2016 at, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening isThursday, January 19 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

The Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture to Present LA NENA SE CASA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture presents Repertorio Español performing the popular comedy La nena se casa (Our Little Girl is Getting Married) on Saturday, October 29, 7 PM in the Repertory Theater at Hostos Community College.  Called "acerbic With biting Wit," La nena se casa is a satirical indictment of the vanity, superficiality and desperation of Puerto Rico's upper classes. La nena se casa was just recently retired from Repertorio Español's regular rotation, and the Hostos performance is the only performance currently scheduled of this popular play which will be performed in Spanish With English surtitles above the stage  (more...)

Last Comic Standing Finalist and Veteran Funny Man Gary Gulman Visits Stroum JCC This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

On Thursday, December 1, Last Comic Standing finalist and Inside Amy Schumer alumnus, comedian Gary Gulman, returns to Seattle for an exclusive, one-night-only appearance at the Stroum Jewish Community Center. Tickets to this event, rescheduled from earlier in 2016, will be offered to those who purchased tickets for Gulman's February 18 performance, which was cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Company Presents GIVE IT ALL BACK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 2016/17 Season With thewry and subversive world premiere GIVE IT ALL BACK by artistic associate Calamity West, directed by artistic associate Marti Lyons, playing November 20 - December 18, 2016 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at, by calling (773) 871-3000 or in person at the Victory Gardens Box Office.  (more...)

BWW Review: WONDERFUL TOWN, Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre, 19 October 2016
by Gary Naylor - Oct 20, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a lovely show packed With great songs and imaginative staging. (more...)

Sex Sells! Sarah Jones's SELL/BUY/DATE Extends at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of Sell/Buy/Date, the new play written and performed by Tony Award winner Sarah Jones (Bridge and Tunnel), directed by Drama Desk Award nominee Carolyn Cantor (Fly By Night), will extend by one week at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

While many people revel in 1980s nostalgia, the upcoming play at Hanover Little Theatre (HLT) will take a look at five 'working women' who don't like the changes the new decade brings to their life in New York City. (more...)

BWW Interview: Monica Piper Chats Bringing NOT THAT JEWISH to NYC, Turning Her Stories into a Play and More
by Nora Dominick - Oct 20, 2016

Just ahead of her first preview off-Broadway, BroadwayWorld sat down to chat With the multi-talented comedian and writer Monica Piper to discuss her one-woman show NOT THAT JEWISH. (more...)

Congratulations! Audra McDonald & Will Swenson Welcome Baby Girl!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald turned to TWitter today to announce that she and husband, Tony nominee Will Swenson have welcomed Sally James McDonald-Swenson, born last night at 11:16pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Steven Strafford's Hit METHTACULAR! Returning to Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

METHTACULAR!, Steven Strafford's hilarious and harrowing autobiographical account of his three years as a crystal meth addict in Chicago, returns home for two nights only as part of Steppenwolf Theatre's LookOut Series. Directed by Adam Fitzgerald, Stratford's hit one-man show will play November 11 & 12, 2016 at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted St. in Chicago. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Strafford onstage! (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Announces Largest Creative Development Residency Program to Date
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Strengthening its role as a center for artist research and development, Jacob's Pillow Dance announces an active, year-round season With its expanded 2016-2017 Creative Development Residency program. This season brings new additions to the program including two technical residencies, cross-genre collaborations, and invited audiences of college students, as well as a diverse roster of 10 artist residencies, the Pillow's largest residency season yet. (more...)

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera Present the THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Two of Boston's leading musical ensembles—the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera—present Lowell Liebermann's opera The Picture of Dorian Gray (1995) in a semi-staged production. Conductor Gil Rose leads the acclaimed musicians of BMOP and Odyssey Opera's cast of stellar vocal soloists in Liebermann's version of Oscar Wilde's classic novel of philosophical horror. Boston's own Jon Jurgens, hailed as an “affable, open-throated Italian tenor” by Opera News, will perform the title role of Dorian Gray. (more...)

BWW Review: Can't Help Falling for ALL SHOOK UP
by Trevor Durham - Oct 19, 2016

Director Tom Ossowski gives a loving tribute to rock and roll. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 10/19 - 10/26 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Oct 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 10/19 - 10/26, airing on NBC (more...)

Young People's Theatre to Present STILL/FALLING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Young People's Theatre (YPT) presents the Green Thumb Theatre production of Still/Falling, a brand new work by Rachel Aberie. Rachel brings her distinctive brand of Wit and emotional range to this story of a teenager who appears to have it all -- but is falling apart inside. This moving play speaks to every teen whose depression and anxiety has been brushed off as 'rebellion' or 'teen angst'. Still/Falling will be presented in The Studio from November 22 to December 9. (more...)

ShawChicago to Stage JEEVES INTERVENES This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

ShawChicago continues its 2016/17 season, Dysfunctional Family Fun, With Margaret Raether's adaptation of P.G. Wodehouse's British comedy, Jeeves Intervenes. The production runs November 26 through December 19 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

Sleeping Trees Returns to Theatre503 with SCROOGE AND THE SEVEN DWARVES Pantomime
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

After the sell-out successes of Cinderella and the Beanstalk, award-winning Sleeping Trees return to Theatre503 With the world premiere of Scrooge and the Seven Dwarves - a glorious cocktail of everyone's favourite pantomimes, directed by highly acclaimed Simon Evans (The Dazzle, Bug, Silence of the Sea). (more...)

Scoop: CHELSEA on Netflix 10/19 - 10/21
by TV Scoop - Oct 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on CHELSEA on Netflix 10/19 - 10/21 (more...)

BWW Review: RENT's 20th Anniversary Tour Thrills TPAC Audience on Opening Night in Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 19, 2016

It's hard to believe that Jonathan Larson's epic rock musical masterpiece, Rent, debuted on Broadway, making headlines around the world, winning the Pulitzer Prize and bringing a whole new generation of audiences to the theater 20 years ago. Larson who died just prior to the show's 1996 off-Broadway opening didn't live to see the acclaim With which his musical - based upon Puccini's La Boheme - was greeted, but if we believe in such things, we may rest assured that since his untimely demise he has watched over Rent's evolution, which includes the 20th Anniversary production now touring the country in an astounding revival which reaffirms its place among the very best of American musical theater. (more...)

Farmers Alley Theatre Presents DISGRACED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Farmers Alley Theatre is proud to present the searing and provocative play, DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar - running November 4th to 13th at the Little Theatre on Oakland Drive. This blistering social drama is timed perfectly around this heated Presidential Election, as it deals With themes about religion, racial stereotypes, and confronting what it means to be an American. (more...)

by TV Scoop - Oct 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 10/, airing on NBC (more...)

WP Theatre Announces Extension of Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Stuffed began preview performances on Friday, September 23, 2016 and officially opened on Friday, October 7, 2016.  With additional material by Ashley Austin Morris, and direction by Jackson Gay (These Paper Bullets!), the new play stars the "Lovable Queen of Mean" Lampanelli, alongside Ann Harada (Cinderella, Avenue Q), Zainab Jah (Eclipsed) and Jessica Luck (The Digger).  (more...)

Folk Singer-Songwriter Josh Ritter to Appear at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Popular folk singer-songwriter, Josh Ritter, returns to SOPAC November 9 at 7:30 p.m. Known for his strong voice, keen Wit, and evocative way With words, Ritter has quickly taken his place as one of the most acclaimed young songwriters of his generation. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends Again at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Public Theater has announced a final extension today for the first major New York revival of PLENTY, written by David Hare. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show began performances on Tuesday, November 4 and was originally extended through Sunday, November 20. It will now run through Thursday, December 1, With an official press opening Sunday, October 23. (more...)

Joseph Drummond, Goodman Theatre Production Stage Manager To Receive 2016 Corona Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Eclipse Theatre Company announces its Eighth Annual Corona Award, to be presented to Joseph Drummond, Goodman Theatre Production Stage Manager. The Corona Award honors an individual who has played an important role in supporting and nurturing the growth of the Chicago theater community as well as small- to medium-sized ensembles such as Eclipse Theatre. The Corona Award derives its name from the Latin word, meaning crown, as well as outer atmosphere of the sun most easily seen during a total eclipse. (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...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Bay Area Musicals!, the newest non-profit theatrical organization to join the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area arts community, opens its second season With the Tony Award-winning musical comedy, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. This thrilling and hilarious musical centers around an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the tweens spell their way through a series of [potentially made-up] words, hoping to never hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming 'ding' of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box. Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country With its effortless Wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.   (more...)

Orion Salutes Its Roots with November Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Showcasing its three original ensemble members--clarinetist Kathryne Pirtle, violinist Florentina Ramniceanu and pianist Diana Schmuck--The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, presents 'Serenade by Three: Orion Beginnings.' Performances take place at First Baptist Church of GenevaNovember 6; the Music Institute of Chicago's Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston November 13; and the PianoForte Studios in downtown Chicago November 16. (more...)

BWW Opinion: THE BLACKLIST - Where is Season Four Heading?
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 18, 2016

Broken relationships, broken bodies, and a hint of Stephen King - what direction will Season Four ultimately take? (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's SHERLOCK HOLMES Moves into its Final Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Mixing the cunning of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's mastermind detective With the sharp Wit of playwright Oscar Wilde Centenary Stage Company's Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily moves into its final weekend on the Sitnik Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Drew Droege's BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, YouTube sensation Drew Droege (the internet's 'Chloe', Drunk History, and Bob's Burgers) returns to New York for a three-week limited holiday engagement of Bright Colors And Bold Patterns at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow St, New York) from December 15 - 30, directed by Michael Urie (Buyer & Cellar). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Droege onstage below! (more...)

Cast Complete for Broadway-Bound AMELIE, Starring Phillipa Soo, in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Casting has been set for Center Theatre Group's production of "Amelie, A New Musical" at the Ahmanson Theatre which begins previews December 4, 2016, opens December 16 and continues through January 15, 2017. (more...)

DSI Comedy Theater Heats Up Late Fall and Early Winter With Line-Up of Touring Comedians
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

DSI Comedy Theater heats up the late Fall and early winter With a line-up of touring comics that is sure to appeal to every comedy fan. Friday, November 4, the comedy spot welcomes back North Carolina native Jane Borden for an evening of stand-up comedy.  (more...)

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