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Ethel Barrymore Theatre (New York, NY)
243 West 47th St.

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Scoop: THE LETTER on FREEFORM - Tuesday, November 29, 2016
by TV Scoop - Nov 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE LETTER, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, November 29, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE VIDEO GAMES, Starts rehearsals in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

MB Stage Productions has begun rehearsals for performances off-broadway at the Elektra Theatre. Performances will be Nov 19th - Dec 12th for a limited six show engagement. (more...)

Kickstarter Campaign Launched for New Science Fiction Movie BALDER: WORLDS AT THE HORIZON
by Movies News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Erik Löfgren and Magnus Backström today announce their Kickstarter campaign for Balder: Worlds at the Horizon, an original science fiction/fantasy film project. (more...)

Freeform Cancels Teen Horror Series DEAD OF SUMMER
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Freeform has cancelled its teen horror series DEAD OF SUMMER. The series premiered on June 28th and aired in the 9 pm time slot, following the network's juggernaut, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS. (more...)

Pokemon Games Help Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition Turn Back the Clock on Family Fun
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

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Pokemon Games Help Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition Turn Back the Clock on Family Fun
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

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New Nintendo 3DS System Available for Under $100 MSRP for the First Time on Black Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

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Photo Flash: Chicago's Lisa Portes Receives SDC Foundation 2016 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Sunday, October 30, 2016, Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), presented the 2016 Zelda Fichandler Award to Lisa Portes of Chicago, IL. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Nintendo Brings Back the '80s to Celebrate the Launch of the NES Classic Edition
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Like, oh my gosh! The '80s are totally back and Nintendo is totally embracing them with the Nov. 11 launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition system, which includes 30 classic NES games (more...)

Dwayne Clark and David Hess Join Cast of MDR's Staged Reading TORN ASUNDER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of TORN ASUNDER, written by Obie Award-winner Nikkole Salter and directed by Janeece Freeman Clark. This staged reading will be performed for one night only on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 7pm at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd. Maplewood, NJ), where MDR is the resident theater company. The reading is $15 (advance purchase), $20 (if purchased at the door) and open to the public. Student/Senior discounts are also available. Tickets can be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets (http://tornasunder.bpt.me) by clicking the direct link HERE OR by calling 1-800-838-3006. (more...)

Nintendo News: Nintendo Download, Nov. 3, 2016: Time to (Mario) Party!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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Nintendo News: Nintendo Download, Nov. 3, 2016: Time to (Mario) Party!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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Photo Flash: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Tour Gets Starry L.A. Opening
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Darren Criss and Lena Hall star in the highly anticipated National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, reprising their critically-acclaimed performances. The show rolled out the pink carpet for its opening night at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles last. Check out all the brand new photos from opening night below! (more...)

The New Year Brings a New World to Save When DRAGON QUEST VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Releases for Nintendo 3DS on Jan. 20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

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Broadway AM Report, 11/3/2016 - SWEAT at The Public, A BRONX TALE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 3, 2016

Today's big news: Lynn Nottage's SWEAT opens this evening at The Public Theater, and A BRONX TALE begins previews tonight on the Great White Way! (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE VIDEO GAMES Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

MB Stage Productions presents THE VIDEO GAMES at the Elektra Theatre, off-broadway. Performances Nov 19, 21 and Dec 3, 5 and 12th at 7:00pm and a special Black Friday performance Nov 25th at 10:00pm. (more...)

Nintendo News: Nintendo Download, Nov. 24, 2016: Giving Thanks for Classic Franchises
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

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Laura Michelle Kelly and Drew Gehling to Star in Frank Wildhorn's SCOTT AND ZELDA at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S / 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, in conjunction with Hello Entertainment, presents Laura Michelle Kelly and Drew Gehling in Scott and Zelda: An American Musical - In Concert on November 10th. Join us for a concert celebration, and be the first to see this Frank Wildhorn- Jack Murphy show in NYC! (more...)

Scoop: THE LETTER on FREEFORM - Tuesday, November 22, 2016
by TV Scoop - Nov 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE LETTER, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, November 22, 2016! (more...)

Nintendo Launches Free Update for Hit Animal Crossing: New Leaf Game
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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THE VIDEO GAMES Begins Previews Off-Broadway at The Elektra Theater TONIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

THE VIDEO GAMES preview performance Nov. 19th and opening Nov. 21st. The award-winning parody of The Hunger Games with your favorite video game characters previews Saturday Nov. 19th and opens for a limited six show run thru Dec. 12th at the Elektra Theater (300 W43rd St) at 7:00pm. (more...)

Survey Shows Parents Don't Have Enough Time to Play with Their Kids
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

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Moises Kaufman Receives Arena Stage's American Artist Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony and Emmy Award-nominated director and playwright Moises Kaufman. The award will be presented tonight, November 10, 2016 as part of the opening night celebration for the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Carousel, directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

Frank Wildhorn's SCOTT & ZELDA Plays in Concert Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, in conjunction with HELLO Entertainment, presents Laura Michelle Kelly and Drew Gehling in Scott and Zelda: An American Musical - In Concert tonight, November 10th. (more...)

NetEase's Twilight Pioneers Exhibits at CES 2017 and Vision VR/AR Summit Asia
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

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BWW News: A Look at the State of the Theatre in DC with Jane Horwitz, Nelson Pressley and Celia Wren
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 9, 2017

For theatre lovers in our area, we always look forward to what our theatre companies have in store for us in their upcoming seasons. We look to see if there are any trends that stand out to us as audience members. We also see growth in many companies with each new season of shows. Anyone that's been following DC theatre for a while will notice how things have changed in the last twenty or thirty years. One of the biggest examples of this would be the clean up and revitalization of 14th Street, which had direct implications for Studio Theatre and Source. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE VIDEO GAMES Kicks Off Rehearsals with Replacement Cast and Swings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

MB Stage Productions is pleased to announce casting is complete for replacements and swings for the Off-Broadway production of THE VIDEO GAMES.  Starting Jan. 21st at 7:00pm and monthly every third saturday of the month in 2017! (more...)

Off-Broadway Solo Comedy APPLICATION PENDING Releases New Versions for Male Actor, Schools
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The play was originally written to be performed by one woman playing over forty different roles. In partnership with Stage Rights, Edwards and Sandberg have released an additional version of the script for a male actor. (more...)

LOVE FOR SALE Opens at Soho Playhouse Huron Club
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Paris, 1934. A naive American songstress turns up in a cafe, hoping to escape the Depression & make her name…but there are other things in store for her in the City of Light. (more...)

Sarah Treem's THE HOW AND THE WHY to Open Next Month at Theater J
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

In a fitting follow-up to its production of Copenhagen, Theater J dives into a distinctly contemporary, female take on science and the mysteries of sex and human relationships with Sarah Treem's The How and The Why. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mia Barron in HURRICANE DIANE at TRT
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 17, 2017

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Mia Barron about her career and Two River Theater's production of 'Hurricane Diane' that is now onstage through February 12th. The show is a commissioned world premiere written by Madeleine George and directed by Leigh Silverman. The production features choreography by Sonya Tayeh and original music by The Bengsons. (more...)

Nintendo Switch Launches March 3 at $299.99
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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NNPN Awards Annual Commission to Nikkole Salter and Cleveland Public Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces the 2016-17 Annual Commission is awarded to Core Member Cleveland Public Theatre (OH) and playwright Nikkole Salter. (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater Announces Director for MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

California Shakespeare Theater today announced that Tyne Rafaeli will direct Cal Shakes' final production of its 2017 season, the previously-announced Measure for Measure. This first-ever co-production between Cal Shakes and Santa Cruz Shakespeare will play at the Bruns Amphitheater from September 20 through October 15. (more...)

VIDEO: Amazon Releases Trailer for Christina Ricci-Led Series Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING
by - Dec 8, 2016

The Christina Ricci-led series Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING launches Friday, January 27 on Amazon. Check out the trailer below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Debuts the Nintendo Switch on TONIGHT SHOW
by - Dec 8, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, President of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aimé guided Jimmy through Super Mario Run before debuting the Nintendo Switch game system by playing The Legend of Zelda in front of creator Shigeru Miyamoto. (more...)

Book-It Repertory Theatre to Offer Passion, Music and Delectable Food in A MOVEABLE FEAST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

In an artistic collaboration with Cafe Nordo in Pioneer Square, a four-course meal will deliciously underscore a signature Book-It theatrical experience. (more...)

One Night Only! Cast Announced for MDR Staged Reading of TORN ASUNDER by Nikkole Salter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of TORN ASUNDER, written by Obie Award-winner Nikkole Salter and directed by Janeece Freeman Clark (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 4, 2016
by - Dec 4, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

"The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses – Master Quest" 2016 Tour Returns to Major Cities Across America
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Jason Michael Paul Entertainment, Inc. today announced new content for The Master Quest 2016-2017 tour across North America. Upcoming shows will feature ALL NEW music and visuals from Tri Force Heroes, a new intermezzo from Temple of Time, updated visuals and gameplay from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD remake, and awesome new merchandise in the Zelda Symphony shop.  (more...)

The Ultimate Gamer Experience Comes to Grand Rapids in VIDEO GAMES LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Playing video games offers some of the most immersive experiences you can have. But unless you're playing with a friend, it's an experience you often have on your own. (more...)

BWW Review: 21st Annual Youth Musical THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE a Big Hit at the Morgan-Wixson
by Shari Barrett - Dec 2, 2016

Surely most theatre folks have seen productions of the fabulous musical THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, making the show the 2002 season's most awarded new show on Broadway, based on the original story and screenplay by Richard Morris for the 1967 Universal Pictures film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews. I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt, the current production directed by Anne Gesling for the Y.E.S. Youth/Teen Program at Santa Monica's Morgan-Wixson Theatre is just as good as many adult production I have seen, given the cast's talent, Gesling's spot-on fast-paced direction and fabulous 1920's costuming, Daniel Koh's musical direction creating wonderful cast harmonies, and creative choreography by Lauren Blair. (more...)

The Game Awards 2016 Comes to Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The award show season officially kicked off with The Game Awards 2016. The Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles was filled with some of the most notable names in gaming, all on hand to celebrate the video game industry's biggest night. The show, which was live streamed on Twitter Live, Facebook Live, YouTube, as well as in virtual reality, represented a look back on the best games of 2016 while giving exclusive sneak peeks to the most anticipated games in the new year.  (more...)

In-Flight Mario Magic Delivers Nintendo Gifts to Southwest Passengers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

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Tina Guo Set to Releases Debut Album, Game On! 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Internationally acclaimed cellist, Tina Guo, thrills in her debut album Game On! (Sony Masterworks) available February 10, 2017. (more...)

Sensational Cellist Tina Guo Releases Debut Album, Game On! Available February 10, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

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THE VIDEO GAMES Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

MB Stage Productions is pleased to announce that THE VIDEO GAMES will be extending its performances off-broadway at the Elektra Theatre. Starting Jan. 21st at 7:00pm and monthly every third saturday of the month in 2017! (more...)

Find the Perfect Stocking Stuffers at GameStop
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

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Annapurna Pictures Introduces Annapurna Interactive
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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Actors Bridge Ensemble Joins Nationwide Theatre Event
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Actors Bridge Ensemble joins theatre artists from across the United States in a series of theatrical events in response to the outcome of this year's presidential election. Actors Bridge Ensemble will take part in the National Month of Outrage with two evenings of performances by Nashville citizens and artists with RALLY/CRY on January 13th and GRRRL NATION on January 14th. (more...)

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