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Union County's Shakespeare in the Park Rescheduled for this Weekend in Linden
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Union County's summer tour performance of Shakespeare's outrageously fun comedy The Taming of the Shrew, which was postponed last weekend due to predicted inclement weather, will take the stage at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade amphitheater in Linden this Sunday, July 30 at 1:00 p.m. (more...)

Lynn University Announces 2017–18 Libby Dodson's 'Live at Lynn Theatre' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that both season subscriptions and individual show tickets are available for the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Blair Brown Joins Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas in the Cast of THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Tony Award winner Blair Brown ("Orange Is The New Black," "Fringe," Copenhagen, Nikolai and the Others) has joined the cast of The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new power play by "House of Cards" creator Beau Willimon (Farragut North, Ides of March), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park) debuting on Broadway this fall. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/25 - 8/1 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 7/25 - 8/1, airing on NBC (more...)

Netflix Announces DISENCHANTMENT, A New Series from Matt Groening
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Netflix, the world's leading internet TV network, has ordered twenty episodes of DISENCHANTMENT, an adult animated comedy fantasy series from the mind of Matt Groening. (more...)

VIDEO: Amine Performs 'Wedding Crashers' on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, musical guest Aminé performed 'Wedding Crashers' With special guest Offset. Aminé releases his debut album 'Good For You' this Friday. (more...)

VIDEO: Spicer's Out, Scaramucci's In: Seth Meyers Takes A Closer Look
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, Seth Meyers took a closer look at President Trump's most recent attacks on the Russia investigation, his secret health care bill and his communications staff shake-up (more...)

BEDLAM's PETER PAN to Bring Pirates, Lost Boys, Fairies and More Off-Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

BEDLAM will launch their 2017/2018 season With BEDLAM'S production of J.M. Barrie's PETER PAN, directed by Eric Tucker, for a limited 47 performance engagement at The Duke on 42nd Street. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Inside the First Day Rehearsal for PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY
by Walter McBride - Jul 25, 2017

Rehearsals are underway for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

'WHOSE LINE' Stars Team Up for SCARED SCRIPTLESS at Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Armed With nothing but their sharp Wit, Whose Line is it Anyway? stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood take to the stage With their uproarious live improv show, The Scared Scriptless Tour. The show arrives at Wharton Center on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. in the Cobb Great Hall. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: The Sun Sets on Amelia Peabody
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Painted Queen, the final book in the Amelia Peabody series, has just been released by William Morrow. Though I cannot remember the precise year I discovered the series by Elizabeth Peters, I do recall my response: Gimme! One after the other, I devoured each installment. I couldn't get enough of the supremely feisty heroine whose ability to attract murder and mayhem was matched only be her keen intelligence and rapier Wit. And her archeologist husband, Radcliffe Emerson? Bluster and brawn and a brain coveted by his peers, this was a man up to the challenge. (more...)

Loudon Wainwright III, Makana & John Cruz and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Folk singer, songwriter and actor Loudon Wainwright III, critically acclaimed Hawaiian musicians Makana & John Cruz, Louisiana's Grammy nominated Southern Roots group, The Revelers and the return of London based R&B trio Loose ends. (more...)

DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar Opens 4th Wall Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

???????4th Wall Theatre opens its seventh season With the Houston premiere of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner for drama - DISGRACED, by acclaimed award winning playwright, Ayad Akhtar.  DISGRACED's Broadway run was universally praised by critics, including The New York Times, who called it "a continuously engaging, vitally engaged play about the thorny questions of identity and religion in the contemporary world…dialogue that bristles With Wit and intelligence…a terrific, turbulent drama." The Los Angeles Times added that Akhtar's drama was "…sensationally gripping…" (more...)

Charlotte Spins Her Web in Atlanta This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

"Salutations!" This fall, the Center for Puppetry Arts invites families to experience an entertaining production of Charlotte's Web, based on E.B. White's classic novel. In this beloved tale, farm pig Wilbur finds a friend in Charlotte the spider, and Charlotte-With the help of some of the barnyard's most colorful residents, including Templeton the gluttonous rat-saves Wilbur from a cruel fate With her Wit, words and webs. The show spins an enduring tale of the triumph of friendship and the power of language, adapted from the novel for the stage by Joseph Robinette and directed by Tim Sweeney. Charlotte's Web is produced at the Center by special arrangement With Dramatic Publishing of Woodstock, Illinois.  (more...)

Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Christine Pedi and Stephanie Umoh to Star in JERRY'S GIRLS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Light the Candles! Get the Ice Out! Blow the Bugle! The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Christine Pedi (NEWSical the Musical), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime) will lead the parade of the special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls. (more...)

BWW TV: The Prince is Back! Go Inside Rehearsals for PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 24, 2017

Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. Prince of Broadway will start previews Thursday, August 3, 2017 for a Thursday, August 24, 2017 opening night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: NEC SPE / NEC METU Opens at The Tank's DarkFest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

spit&vigor is thrilled to announce the premiere of NEC SPE / NEC METU, written by Sara Fellini (winner - 2014 Planet Connections Award for Outstanding New Script, nominated - 2015 NYIT Award for Outstanding Full Length Script) and directed by Pat Diamond (Yale School of Drama, Manhattan School of Music).  (more...)

See Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson in A QUIET PASSION, Screening at River Street This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The River Street Theatre will present a new biographical film of Emily Dickinson entitled A Quiet Passion starring award-winning actress Cynthia Nixon (Sex in the City, Amadeus, The Pelican Brief, The Little Foxes). (more...)

Pantochino Teen Theatre Brings URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL To Milford
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Pantochino Teen Theatre will present the hilarious musical satire, "Urinetown, The Musical" by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis for three performances, August 11-13 at the Milford Center for the Arts on Railroad Avenue in Downtown Milford. The show features thirty-two local young actors from 12 to 17 years old in a production sponsored by The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation. (more...)

Kathleen Turner to Make Cabaret Debut at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Movie, theater, and television star Kathleen Turner makes her cabaret debut in Finding My Voice at Philadelphia Theatre Company for one night only, Monday, September 25.  (more...)

Chris Harrison Returns as Host for 97th MISS AMERICA COMPETITION
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC announced today that TV personality and fan favorite Chris Harrison (ABC's “The Bachelor” franchise and “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”) will return as host of the 97th MISS AMERICA COMPETITION. (more...)

Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway to Kick Off Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

One word most wonderfully describes this extraordinary evening featuring two of the cabaret world's leading singers and songwriters: Divalicious. Segerstrom Center welcomes music divas Amanda McBroom and Ann Hampton Callaway as they help kick off the 2017-18 Cabaret Series celebrating classics from the Great American Songbook and also entertaining audiences With their own works. Pianist and acclaimed songwriter Michele Brourman accompanies the duo in these stunning nights of song and storytelling, October 5 - 7 in Samueli Theater. (more...)

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE's Melissa Gilbert to Lead IF ONLY World Premiere at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

the american vicarious will present the world premiere of Thomas Klingenstein's If Only. Christopher McElroen will direct a cast that features Melissa Gilbert, Mark Kenneth Smaltz, Richmond Hoxie, and Korinne Tetlow. (more...)

BWW Review: Woven Theatre's Exquisite and Enlightening SILENT SKY
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 24, 2017

Nashville audiences have become rather familiar With the work of Lauren Gunderson, the most produced living American playwright of the 2016-17 season, primarily due to works presented by Tennessee Women's Theater Project. Now, thanks to an impressive production of her Silent Sky, by Woven Theatre Company - as part of their inaugural Women Pioneer Series - we are introduced to another of her quintessentially intriguing and compelling women: Henrietta Leavitt, an American pioneer... (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/24 - 7/31 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 7/24 - 7/31, airing on NBC (more...)

Maggie Allesse Dept. of Theatre & Dance at Wayne State Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University will present a season of outrageous comedy, sultry seductiveness, holiday warmth, and disco divas as it begins its 2017-2018 season this fall. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, Starring Kathleen Chalfant, Begins Rehearsals Next Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Rehearsals are set to begin on Tuesday, July 25 for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

Des Moines Playhouse Performance Academy presents THE MUSIC MAN JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse Performance Academy presents 'Meredith Willson's The Music Man Jr.,' July 28-29, 2017. Shows are on Friday, July 28, at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM, and on Saturday, July 29, at 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM. Tickets are $10 all ages and can be purchased at dmplayhouse.com or at the Playhouse ticket office. (more...)

BuskerFest Performer Lineup Announced! Back at the Beach Labour Day Weekend!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

An eclectic lineup of street performers from around the globe will converge on Woodbine Park in The Beach this Labour Day Weekend for the 18th annual Toronto International BuskerFest for Epilepsy. Acrobats, break dancers, comedians, clowns, jugglers, daredevils, fire manipulators, hula hoopers, musicians, magicians, high-skill circus performers, a 44-time Guinness World Record Holder and more are among the over 100 world-class performers in this year's line-up. The festival, a signature fundraising event for Epilepsy Toronto and the largest epilepsy event in the universe, will take place over the Labour Day weekend, Friday, September 1 to Monday, September 4. (more...)

VIDEO: X Ambassadors Perform 'Ahead of Myself' on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, music guests X Ambassadors debuted the brand new song 'Ahead of Myself' from their highly anticipated album sophomore album. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hal Prince Gets a Royal Welcome Back at PRINCE OF BROADWAY Rehearsals!
by Walter McBride - Jul 21, 2017

Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. Prince of Broadway will start previews Thursday, August 3, 2017 for a Thursday, August 24, 2017 opening night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Liz Callaway, Steve Kazee, HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! Reunion and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Liz Callaway, Steve Kazee, the cast of CATS, the New Writers at 54! series, and a HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! reunion concert. Scroll down for details! (more...)

JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Get ready, San Francisco! Jim Caruso's Cast Party is coming Feinstein's at the Nikko for two nights only - Friday, September 22 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, September 23 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Gala at La MaMa Celebrates Spiderwoman Theater's 40 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Spiderwoman Theater, beloved stalwart of New York's downtown theatre scene, will celebrate 40 years of remarkable performances With a gala celebration at the landmark East Village venue La MaMa on Tuesday, September 19. (more...)

Salisbury Symphony Fundraising Production Announced- A BURY HOME COMPANION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Following the sell-out success of last year's "Ed Sullivan Show", today the Salisbury Symphony announces its 2017 fundraising production "A 'Bury Home Companion", which will take place on Saturday August 26th at 8.00pm at the Meroney Theatre.   (more...)

MotorCity Casino Hotel Welcomes Lisa Lampanelli
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

MotorCity Casino Hotel welcomes comedian Lisa Lampanelli to Sound Board on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. Lisa Lampanelli is a controversial stand-up comedian known for her outrageous pot shots at celebrities as well as for references to her own weight and sexuality. Born in Connecticut, Lampanelli built her career on the standup circuit in New York. Her acid Wit and boisterous delivery has won many fans as well as the nickname "Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean." (more...)

Birdland presents the Birdland Big Band and More Week of 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 31-August 6, including The Birdland Big Band, Tom Tallitsch, Natalie Douglas, and more! Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming With the following acts: (more...)

Classical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

A winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old. (more...)

Chicago Humanities Festival Appoints Alison Cuddy Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Chicago Humanities Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of  Alison Cuddy as Marilynn Thoma Artistic Director.   Cuddy, formerly CHF's Associate Artistic Director, will transition into the position beginning August 1. Cuddy is already at work preparing CHF's 2018 Springfest and Fallfest themes.   (more...)

PBS Launches Debate Series 'Third Rail with OZY'
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

Carlos Watson, Emmy Award-winning journalist and Editor in Chief of OZY.com, will host a new, prime-time, cross-platform debate program, Third Rail With OZY. Co-produced by WGBH Boston's Studio Six and OZY Media, and made possible With support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS and The Pew Charitable Trusts, this seven-part series will broadcast and stream Fridays at 8:30pm ET, starting September 8, 2017 (check local listings). (more...)

Guilty Pleasures Cabaret Takes Audiences on a Flashback to Y2K
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Hair flips and high kicks, this sexy dance variety show takes audiences on a nostalgic trip on August 4th, 2017 AT THE DUPLEX CABARET, NYC'S HISTORIC CABARET THEATER. (more...)

The Klunch Presents the One Night Only MUCHO KLUNCHO TALENT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Can you belch a song? Speed-stack cups? Do a handstand in a skirt? Are you double-jointed in a really gross way? Do you have a funny costume? Does your pet have one? (more...)

Final Casting Announced for the 50th Anniversary Production of Joe Orton's LOOT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the 50th anniversary production of Joe Orton's darkly comic masterpiece, LOOT. (more...)

John Minnock to Continue EVERY DAY BLUES Next Month at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Innovative vocalist John Minnock, known for modern twists on cabaret classics, is proud to continue his 'Every Day Blues' series at The Metropolitan Room, located at 34 West 22nd St., on Saturday, August 12th at 9:30pm. The evening will feature guest vocalist Lynda D'Amour and guest pianist Bill Duffy. (more...)

HBO Announces Drama Series CONFEDERATE, Created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

“Game of Thrones” creators/showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will return to HBO With their new original series CONFEDERATE, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. (more...)

Miami City Ballet to Present 50th Anniversary Celebration of JEWELS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

A glittering 50th Anniversary celebration of George Balanchine's Jewels will open Miami City Ballet's 2017-18 season on October 20, 2017, and will mark the first time the company has performed Balanchine's full-evening masterpiece in a decade. Jewels will be performed to live music by MCB's Opus One Orchestra, conducted by Gary Sheldon.  (more...)

Union County Brings Shakespeare's Zesty Romantic Comedy to Linden this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Union County's summer tour of Shakespeare's outrageously fun comedy The Taming of the Shrew takes the stage at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade amphitheater in Linden this Sunday, July 23 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/19 - 7/26 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS 7/19 - 7/26, airing on NBC (more...)

BWW Review: Jolly Good MARY POPPINS Flies Into Musical Theatre West
by Michael Quintos - Jul 18, 2017

Disney/Cameron Mackintosh's stage adaptation of MARY POPPINS, the closing production of Musical Theatre West's 64th season is mostly jolly good fun. Full of palpable joy, wonderfully-performed songs, and smile-inducing moments, MTW's buoyant, crowd-pleasing production of the London-set musical continues performances at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach through July 23. (more...)

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