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J. Robert Spencer and Erikka Walsh to Star in Staged Reading of BREAKING THE SHAKESPEARE CODE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

Sometimes the words we speak become a secret code for what we really feel. Shortly before an audition for her first professional Shakespeare play, gifted and entitled young actor Anna arrives in a college rehearsal hall expecting help from brilliant, bitter acting instructor Curt. When their work together leads to professional success but personal misery, they must decide whether or not to break their Shakespeare code and uncover how they really feel about each other. (more...)

Chi Children's Theater announces opening plans, 1st shows, Education @ 'The Station' - new West Loop home
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016


THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Out Today
by Movies News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Sony Classical proudly announces the release of The Girl On The Train (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), featuring the music by Danny Elfman. The soundtrack will be available October 7. The movie will arrive in theatres the same day. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces Casting for WILD HONEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Wild Honey, directed by Hampstead's Associate Artist Howard Davies. Geoffrey Streatfeild will make his Hampstead Theatre debut in the role of Platonov. (more...)

American Classics Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

For their 2016-2017 season, American Classics takes a novel approach, drawing all three programs on great literature.  They open with Shakespeare in Song, in honor of the 400th anniversary of his death, with songs from The Boys From Syracuse (Rodgers & Hart, based on The Comedy of Errors), Kiss Me Kate (Cole Porter, based on The Taming of the Shrew), West Side Story (Bernstein and Sondheim, based on Romeo and Juliet), The Lion King (Tim Rice and Sir Elton John, based on Hamlet), and some unusual songs from drawn from Shakespeare.  Caroline Musica, Cynthia Mork, Eric Bronner make up the quartet of singers, with Bradford Conner presiding at the keyboard.   (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Writer Allee Willis to Host 55th Anniversary Bash for La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

La MaMa will celebrate its 55th season with a singular Gala Event like no other on Thursday, November 10 at La MaMa Annex (66 E.4 St.) when the Grammy-winning, co-author of the Tony-winning musical THE COLOR PURPLE and legendary party-hostess Allee Willis throws one of her renowned bashes, created especially as a benefit for La MaMa: BADEYA BABY! or HOW I LEARNED TO LOVE THE THEATRE. (more...)

Freeform Brings Fan Favorite STITCHERS and New Original Sci-Fi Series BEYOND to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Freeform announced today that they will be bringing cast and executive producers from the hi-tech procedural series “Stitchers” and new sci-fi drama “Beyond” to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29-30. (more...)

Theater Works Welcomes Jim Henson Award-Winning Puppeteer
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Former Sesame Street Puppeteer and Jim Henson Award-winner David Stephens returns to Theater Works for a special performance and a Master Class. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Theater League, Inc. is pleased to announce that BROADWAY CHRISTMAS Wonderland is coming to Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks for a four-day limited engagement, December 1-4, 2016. (more...)

Cherry Jones to Make West End Debut in John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE with Michael Esper, Brian J. Smith, and Kate O'Flynn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two, to bring his acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie to the Duke of York's Theatre for a limited season. (more...)

Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Set for TNC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, and The After Dinner Opera Company present two musical tales of Jewish humor and heartbreak. The evening of opera begins with a 20-minute curtain raiser, Seymour Barab's raucous, off-color opera vaudeville From Oy to Vey. (more...)

Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers Say Merry Christmas with New Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

This holiday season, country legends Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers will deck the halls with an all-new Christmas album.  On Black Friday, November 25, brothers Larry, Rudy and Steve will release We Say Merry Christmas (Sony RED), the group's first holiday album in more than 10 years. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre Presents Holiday Musical THE FIRST NOEL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The Ensemble Theatre leaps further into its 40th anniversary season celebration with the regional premiere holiday musical, The First Noel, Book, Music, and Lyrics by Lelund Durond Thompson and Jason Michael Webb, Directed and Choreographed by Patdro Harris, and Musical Direction by Chika Kaba Ma'atunde. (more...)

Casting Announced for ANNIE at The Fox
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Going into its third smash year, with over 575 blockbusting performances under her belt, this production of ANNIE, a new incarnation of the 1977 Tony Award®-winning original, continues to be met with standing ovations and effusive reviews! (more...)

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS to Blow Into Rose Theatre Kingston for the Holidays; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Today Rose Theatre Kingston announces the casting for its Christmas production of Kenneth Grahame's classic story The Wind in the Willows. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Jackie Burns and More to Join Frank Wildhorn in UK Concert Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The multi Grammy, Tony and Drama Desk Award nominated Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn, creator of shows including Jekyll & Hyde, Dracula, Wonderland, Bonnie & Clyde and The Scarlet Pimpernel, will make his UK concert debut in an exclusive engagement for one night only on Tuesday 22 November 2016 at the Palace Theatre Manchester, one of the venues that the UK & European premiere of his Wonderland will play from 24 - 30 April 2017 as part of a UK tour. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Announces Holiday Concert Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The San Francisco Symphony's 2016 holiday season at Davies Symphony Hall offers a festive array of concerts for all ages, from its traditional Christmas classical concerts to classic pop vocalists Gladys Knight and Patti Austin performing with the Orchestra; favorite films like Singin' in the Rain, The Snowman, and a Rodgers and Hammerstein music and film night; family-friendly events like A Charlie Brown Christmas-Live!, the circus feats of Cirque de la Symphonie, and the Orchestra's annual Deck the Hall concerts for children. (more...)

Good Company Lights Up Time Square for Surprise Alicia Keys Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Music icon Alicia Keys gave fans a special treat in anticipation of her upcoming album Here with a surprise concert held in Times Square on October 9. Taking the stage on Sunday night, Alicia Keys turned one of the world's most iconic landmarks into an experiential audio-visual Wonderland. (more...)

Broadway All Stars Perform for CAT Youth Theatre on November 14th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Broadway Artists Connection (BAC) All Stars Benefit for CAT Youth Theatre on Monday, November 14th (7pm) at the Laurie Beechman Theatre is BAC's biggest & final event of the season!  The evening hosted by Antoine L. Smith (THE COLOR PURPLE) will feature many Broadway favorites with a combined 34 Broadway credits (listed below), BAC's 2016 open mic winners & a performance by the students of CAT Youth Theatre. (more...)

Verve Celebrates Christmas with Two Releases: Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 1: The Vocalists & Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 2: The Instrumentals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016


The San Francisco Symphony Announces Annual Holiday Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The San Francisco Symphony's 2016 holiday season at Davies Symphony Hall offers a festive array of concerts for all ages, from its traditional Christmas classical concerts to classic pop vocalists Gladys Knight and Patti Austin performing with the Orchestra; favorite films like Singin' in the Rain, The Snowman, and a Rodgers and Hammerstein music and film night; family-friendly events like A Charlie Brown Christmas-Live!,the circus feats of Cirque de la Symphonie, and the Orchestra's annual Deck the Hall concerts for children. Traditional Christmas and holiday music lovers can enjoy presentations such as Handel's Messiah, Holiday Brass, and A Classic Christmas. Linda Ronstadt narrates Prokofiev'sPeter and the Wolf with the SF Symphony Youth Orchestra, Mariachi Sol De Mexico® de Jose Hernandez presents A Merri-achi Christmas, and the a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock brings its unique and uplifting holiday show. To ring in the new year, television and Broadway stars Jane Krakowski and Tituss Burgess (of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and 30 Rock fame) join the SF Symphony in their first-ever concert collaboration. (more...)

War Dog Musical 'SGT. STUBBY' to Melt Hearts at St. Luke's Starting This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Patriots, dog lovers and history buffs, Attention! SGT. STUBBY: THE GREAT AMERICAN WAR DOG MUSICAL, a new musical inspired by the most decorated war dog of World War I, with book & lyrics by Jack Dyville and music & lyrics by Lawrence Wankel will make its New York premiere on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at St. Luke's Theatre, 46th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Rebecca Luker and Natalie Weiss Featured on Eric Anthony Lopez's '21 & COUNTING' Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

21-year-old Eric Anthony Lopez (American Idol, Carmen-London, Phantom, The Jackie Mason Musical - Off Broadway, Broadway's Inspirational Voices) is set to release his debut album '21 & Counting' on November 18, 2016 with Alliance Entertainment, ahead of his principal role in 'Broadway Christmas Wonderland' at Tokyo Theatre Orb in Tokyo, Japan this November.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Roleystone Theatre's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

ONE of the longest-running off-Broadway shows of all time - an affectionate spoof of 1950s sci-fi movies and musical comedies - comes to Roleystone Theatre this November and December. (more...)

An Outrageous Holiday Favorite Returns with Children's Theatre Company's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) presents the back-by-popular-demand production of Cinderella.  This rambunctious musical originally created by CTC brings together the heart-warming, classic story of Cinderella's transformation, a Victorian Christmas party with lavish period costumes, grandiose sets and holiday carols, with brand-new, clever pop culture references, shameless physical comedy, audience participation, and gut-busting gags.  (more...)

BWW Recap: 'Dear, Dear! How Queer Everything Is' on WESTWORLD
by Jessica Naftaly - Oct 16, 2016

The third episode of WESTWORLD, entitled “The Stray,” sheds light on both the past and future of the park and its inhabitants. While we are allowed a closer look at the history of the creation of the hosts, we begin to realize just how much that history is responsible for what they are quickly becoming. Sentience, as always, as well as consciousness, is the ultimate question, for understanding and awakening are traits we attribute to life and the human experience. While we, as an audience, automatically begin to personify the hosts and connect with them from a story perspective, as they are most of our eyes into this world, the guests and those that run Westworld must combat their want for ignorance with their indifference to the truth about the hosts and what said indifference says about them.  (more...)

J.K Rowling Confirms FANTASTIC BEASTS Spin-Off Series Will Consist of Five Films
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Following rumors that the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, would have multiple sequels, screenplay writer of the franchise, and original Harry Potter author, J.K Rowling has confirmed via Twitter that the series will have five parts. Rowling is slated to write the screenplays for all five films. According to her Twitter, she is currently polishing the second installment. Check out the original tweets below! (more...)

BWW Review: Teatro ZinZanni's Exuberant WELCOME TO WONDERLAND
by Jay Irwin - Oct 14, 2016

I don't think I've ever seen a bad Teatro ZinZanni show. I mean I really don't think there could be one unless they inexplicably decided to sit on the stage and blankly stare at the audience for three hours while serving us large plates of runny eggs and sour milk. Teatro ZinZanni shows are always a good bet for an evening of bliss and their current offering, 'Welcome to Wonderland' is no exception. (more...)

ELTEL: Eltel's Third Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Result Significantly Impacted by Previously Communicated Challenges in Certain Projects
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016


LA Master Chorale Announces CHRISTMAS IN LOS ANGELES Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The Los Angeles Master Chorale brings the gift of music to Walt Disney Concert Hall in December with a series of festive "Christmas in Los Angeles" concerts. The varied programs blend traditional carols, Baroque-era madrigals, and new works alongside the popular annual opportunity for the audience to sing-along to Handel's majestic oratorio, Messiah. (more...)

Shadowbox Live Celebrates New Art Exhibit with Meet-the-Artist Reception
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

 The Shadowbox Galleries have become a beloved addition to the experience at Shadowbox Live.  The beautiful and eclectic artwork that lines the hallways leading to the theater often reflects or hints at the themes of the performance that evening.  And under Curator Amy Ivanhoff's direction, new artists are being added on a regular basis. (more...)

Unique Attractions Presents SANTA'S MAGICAL KINGDOM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Christmas comes to life at Crown Perth this December with the arrival of Santa's Magical Kingdom, the Christmas-themed interactive and visual spectacular opening in the new purpose-built Crown Pyramid, located across from Riverside Entry. (more...)

The McKittrick to Fete Classic Movie Monsters at INFERNO Party This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The McKittrick Hotel (530 W 27th Street), home of the immersive theater spectacle Sleep No More, celebrates Halloween again with its annual Inferno party, this year reimagined as an ode to 'Classic Movie Monsters' as part of the venue's monthly film-inspired dance party series, Supercinema. (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make West End Debut at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is delighted to announce the West End debut of new family musical - Mr Popper's Penguins, which will open at the Criterion Theatre for a magical Christmas season from the 15 December to 31 December. Mr & Mrs Popper and their remarkable family of performing penguin puppets come to London direct from a UK tour and US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016


IMAX Fan Event Featurette for FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Released Today
by Movies News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” takes us to a new era in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World, decades before Harry Potter and half a world away. (more...)

Mary Beth Fisher and James Vincent Meredith to Star in ROZ AND RAY at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42st season with the world premiere of Roz and Ray, written by Karen Hartman and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Roz and Ray features Mary Beth Fisher (Roz) and James Vincent Meredith (Ray). This World Premiere runs November 11 - December 11, 2016, with the press performance on Friday, November 18, 2016, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

York Theatre Company Announces All-Female Cast of A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Staci Levine and What's Cookin' LLC, has announced the complete cast and creative team for the New York premiere of the saucy new musical A Taste of Things to Come, with book, music and lyrics by Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby) and Hollye Levin (Funny Business).  Making her directorial debut is Lorin Latarro (Waitress), who will do double-duty as choreographer; music direction is by Gillian Berkowitz (Unexpected Joy).  The four-member, all-female cast will feature Janet Dacal (Wonderland),Paige Faure (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella), Allison Guinn (On the Town), and Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde, York's Tomorrow Morning). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016


Lyrics Hammersmith Announces Full Cast for SHOPPING AND F***ING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Shopping and Fucking. Alex Arnold will be playing Robbie, Ashley McGuire will be playing Brian, David Moorst will be playing Gary, Sam Spruell will be playing Mark, Sophie Wu will be playing Lulu. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Kyle Robinson of SHAPING SOUND Talks Heading Back on Tour With a Brand New Cast
by Gianluca Russo - Oct 12, 2016

Acclaimed dance company Shaping Sound has become a household name among dance professionals since its first national tour back in 2013. Under the artistic director of Emmy Award winner Travis Wall, alongside founders and choreographers Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance, and Kyle Robinson, the group has come a long way since its beginnings on Oxygen's "All The Right Moves" in 2012. Following a successful tour this past winter, the group is back on the road with a reincarnation of their hit show. Robinson, who toured with "West Side Story" before joining the company, spoke to us about bringing in a new cast for the production and gearing up to perform a truly spectacular masterpiece. (more...)

by Movies News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THE takes us to a new era in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World, decades before Harry Potter and half a world away. Check out newly released Twitter emojis inspired by the film below! (more...)

Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth Co-present RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The "most famous reindeer of all" from the longest-running and highest rated holiday television special will be live on stage with the critically acclaimed RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL at Bass Performance Hall November 22 and 23, for four performances presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth. This fun family classic will then head to Dallas, where it will play at the Music Hall at Fair Park November 25-27, for five performances presented by Dallas Summer Musicals. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City to Present All-New Co-Production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 59th season with the Lyric Opera debut co-production of Mozart's masterpiece The Marriage of Figaro November 5, 9, 11 and 13 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Traveler Releases 'Forget Me' via Outside In Records
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Thrilling. Exquisite. Delicious. Traveler's music explodes with the vigor of youth colored by expert studio production. Put simply, Traveler's music makes bodies move. Traveler's “Forget Me” (Outside In Records) is out now. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents New Musical ALICE WONDER 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'ALICE WONDER' in concert on October 21st. This new musical comedy tells the story of Alice Wonder, a stressed out and overworked widow who's life takes an unexpected turn when she falls down a manhole into a magical, outrageous and uproarious, soul-filled Wonderland. There are a lot of changes from the Wonderland we all know and love. The Cheshire Cat becomes Cat Daddy and the Queen of Hearts is an evil Drag Queen searching for soul. Alice is redrawn from a curious and imaginative girl who has to make her way through a series of bizarre obstacles, to a woman who has to do the same thing just to be reminded that life is a Wonderland, and singing your blues can sometimes be the very thing that sets you free. (more...)

NO WORD IN GUYANESE FOR ME Reading Set for Rainbow Theatre Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Rainbow Theatre Project's next reading, No Word in Guyanese for Me, will tackle one of today's most sensitive issues: the conflict that exists for many between their sexual identity and their faith. Written by Wendy Graf, No Word in Guyanese for Me will be performed on Monday, October 17 at 7:30pm at Source Theatre. (more...)

Cassy London Debuts Audio for New Single YOU DO IT TO ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

While Cassy London's golden locks and gloss-slick fuchsia lips are immediately striking, Cassy displays a depth and a warmth that is beyond her years. Her positive energy is infectious and coupled with her outgoing personality and authenticity, she quickly engages with everyone she meets. Her lyrics speak of difficult love, potential bliss, and a mixture of vagueness and vividness that infiltrates real life. Cassy embodies polarities: surface beauty and depth, vulnerability and resilience. She is the girl next door, but possesses elite star quality.  (more...)

Cassy London Debuts Audio for 'You Do It To Me'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Cassy London is back at it again with another hot track 'You Do It To Me' off upcoming EP Wonderland, due this fall, and we are totally hooked by this girl's infectious music and attitude! (more...)

DINNER WITH THE TWITS Runs for Just Three More Weekends
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Dinner at the Twits, the gloriously gruesome interactive theatrical dining experience from the award-winning team behind the Olivier Award-nominated smash hit Alice's Adventures Underground, in association with gastronomic wunderkinds Bompas & Parr, must end its run at the Vaults on Sunday 30 October. (more...)

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