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VIDEO: First Look- The Hypocrites' AMERICAN IDIOT Cast Sings "Wake Me Up When September Ends"VIDEO: First Look- The Hypocrites' AMERICAN IDIOT Cast Sings "Wake Me Up When September Ends"
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

The Hypocrites launch their 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of the smash Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT, featuring music by Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day, book by Green Day frontman/guitaristBillie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer and lyrics by Armstrong, direction by Steven Wilson, musical direction by Andra Velis Simon and choreography by Katie Spelman. BroadwayWorld has procured a video of the cast performing 'Wake Me up When September Ends,' so check it out here! (more...)

Oasis Presents STAR TREK LIVE!Oasis Presents STAR TREK LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

The Drag Kings are taking over the stage at Oasis in Star Trek Live! Brought to you by the producers of stage adaptations including such shows as Sex And The City Live! and Facts Of Life Live! comes a reinterpretation of the classic Star Trek episode, Mudd's Women. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 9/27/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 9/27/2015
by BWW - Sep 27, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/27/2015 for Houston (more...)

Nick Moran Leads ROARING TRADE, Beginning Tonight in LondonNick Moran Leads ROARING TRADE, Beginning Tonight in London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

ROARING TRADE by Steve Thompson (Dr Who, Sherlock, Upstairs Downstairs), directed by Alan Cohen, begins tonight, 23 September, at Park Theatre, running through Saturday 24 October, with a press night on Wednesday 30 September. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 9/20/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 9/20/2015
by BWW - Sep 20, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2015 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 9/13/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 9/13/2015
by BWW - Sep 13, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/13/2015 for Houston (more...)

Photos: Sneak Peek at Nick Moran, Michael McKell and More in ROARING TRADE at Park TheatrePhotos: Sneak Peek at Nick Moran, Michael McKell and More in ROARING TRADE at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Casting has been announced for ROARING TRADE by Steve Thompson (Dr Who, Sherlock, Upstairs Downstairs), directed by Alan Cohen, at Park Theatre from Wednesday 23 September - Saturday 24 October, with a press night on Wednesday 30 September.  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

PopCap Games and Carowinds to Debut World's First Intra-Active 3-D AttractionPopCap Games and Carowinds to Debut World's First Intra-Active 3-D Attraction
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

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Spirit Medium Maureen Hancock Raises Funds for The Friends of the State Theatre TonightSpirit Medium Maureen Hancock Raises Funds for The Friends of the State Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Internationally renowned spirit medium Maureen Hancock presents a fundraiser to benefit The Friends of the State Theatre (FOST), a non-profit volunteer organization committed to preserving and revitalizing Stoughton's historic State Theatre. (more...)

BWW Recap: Whose Grave is Ollie Crying over on ARROW?BWW Recap: Whose Grave is Ollie Crying over on ARROW?
by Misha Davenport - Oct 7, 2015

When we last saw Ollie (Stephen Amell) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) on ARROW, the pair were heading off into the sunset. So, how long before the criminal element shatters their domestic bliss, forcing them to return to Starling City? We've got a full quiver of arrows and an eye on the target. We'll get you caught up. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 10/04/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 10/04/2015
by BWW - Oct 4, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/04/2015 for Houston (more...)

BWW TV: Full Cast Announced in West End's HANGMEN - First Trailer Released!BWW TV: Full Cast Announced in West End's HANGMEN - First Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2015

Full casting has today been announced for the West End run of the Royal Court Theatre's production of Hangmen. ProducersRobert Fox, Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions and Royal Court Theatre Productions are delighted to announce that Andy Nyman will play Syd, Craig Parkinson will take on the role of Inspector Fry and Tony Hirst will play Bill, completing the cast of the West End production. Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen will transfer to the Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited season, previewing from 1 December.  Check out the new trailer below! (more...)

Jennifer Tilly, Dylan Baker & More Set for Eric Bogosian's 100 MONOLOGUES at PS122Jennifer Tilly, Dylan Baker & More Set for Eric Bogosian's 100 MONOLOGUES at PS122
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

To benefit their 2016 return to their East Village home, Performance Space 122 (PS122) and Executive Producer Anson Mount bring together widely acclaimed playwright Eric Bogosian and director Jo Bonney, along with their close friends, for two-nights of hand-selected, intimate performances from Bogosian's 100 Monologues series. (more...)

FLARE PATH to Play Belgrade Theatre in NovemberFLARE PATH to Play Belgrade Theatre in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Based on Rattigan's experiences as a tail gunner during World War II, Flare Path paints an evocative portrait of life in wartime Britain for the life-and-death existence of the RAF bomber crews, and their wives and sweethearts who were left waiting their return.   (more...)

BWW Interview: The Cast Of The New UK Tour of HAIRSPRAYBWW Interview: The Cast Of The New UK Tour of HAIRSPRAY
by Jenny Ell - Oct 15, 2015

BWW:UK recently sat down for a chat with the stars of the new UK tour of Hairspray at the show's Birmingham press launch at the New Alexandra Theatre, where it is playing over the Christmas period. Here we speak to Claire Sweeney (Velma Von Tussle), Tony Maudsley (Edna), Peter Duncan (Wilbur) and Brenda Edwards (Motormouth Maybelle). (more...)

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS 25th Anniversary Edition Comes to Blu-ray & Digital HD TodayEDWARD SCISSORHANDS 25th Anniversary Edition Comes to Blu-ray & Digital HD Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Fall in love again with the timeless classic EDWARD SCISSORHANDS and celebrate its 25th anniversary with an all-new beautifully remastered, all-new 4k transfer available everywhere today, October 13. (more...)

Baird & Warner Provides 16, $10,000 Grants to Local NonprofitsBaird & Warner Provides 16, $10,000 Grants to Local Nonprofits
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 10/11/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 10/11/2015
by BWW - Oct 11, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/11/2015 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 11/08/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 11/08/2015
by BWW - Nov 8, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/08/2015 for Houston (more...)

Hartford Stage Presents THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN by Dan O'Brien with Michael Crane and Michael CumpstyHartford Stage Presents THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN by Dan O'Brien with Michael Crane and Michael Cumpsty
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Hartford Stage will present Dan O'Brien's bold, radically theatrical and poetic true story, The Body of an American, with direction by Jo Bonney and featuring Michael Crane and Michael Cumpsty, from January 7-31, 2016. (more...)

Chris Braide and Geoff Downes Release Album Suburban GhostsChris Braide and Geoff Downes Release Album Suburban Ghosts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Three years after their critically acclaimed debut 'Pictures of You', creative powerhouse duo Chris Braide and Geoff Downes come together again for the second chapter of their joint venture the Downes Braide Association - DBA in short. The album, entitled Suburban Ghosts, will be released on 6th November through Cherry Red Records. (more...)

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Reaches Crazy New Heights This FebruaryPlants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Reaches Crazy New Heights This February
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

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Billy Crudup, Gaby Hoffman, Marin Ireland Join PS122's 100 MONOLOGUESBilly Crudup, Gaby Hoffman, Marin Ireland Join PS122's 100 MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

On November 16 & 17, Performance Space 122 (PS122) is presenting two special nights of Eric Bogosian's 100 Monologues series to benefit PS122's move next year back into their home in the East Village. (more...)

STAR TREK LIVE: MUDD'S WOMEN to Return This January at OasisSTAR TREK LIVE: MUDD'S WOMEN to Return This January at Oasis
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

After a completely sold-out run in October 2015, STAR TREK LIVE! will return January 6-23, 2016 for twelve additional performances at Oasis. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards Update 11/27 - Mat Stanley, Toni Graca Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards Update 11/27 - Mat Stanley, Toni Graca Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 27, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Green Day to Release Limited Black Friday Vinyl Edition of Grammy-Winning Album 'American Idiot'Green Day to Release Limited Black Friday Vinyl Edition of Grammy-Winning Album 'American Idiot'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Green Day today announced that they will release a limited Black Friday vinyl edition of their two-time Grammy® Award-winning album American Idiot on November 27, 2015. (more...)

American Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of BRUISE EASYAmerican Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of BRUISE EASY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

American Theater Company (ATC) continues its Legacy Season with the world premiere of Bruise Easy by Dan LeFranc, a writer on Showtime's 2015 Golden Globe-winning drama The Affair and playwright of ATC's blockbuster world premiere The Big Meal-which went on to an extended off-Broadway run at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/15/2015 for Houston (more...)

Grant Hier, Laguna College of Art and Design Chair Nominated for Pushcart PrizeGrant Hier, Laguna College of Art and Design Chair Nominated for Pushcart Prize
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2015

Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced Grant Hier, Chair of Liberal Arts and Art History, has been nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize. (more...)

Cast Announced for Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT at Silk Road RisingCast Announced for Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT at Silk Road Rising
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Silk Road Rising proudly presents the World Premiere of Jamil Khoury's Mosque Alert. All performances will be presented in the company's venue in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building at 77 W. Washington St. in Chicago. (more...)

Nathan Darrow & More to Lead MDR's EVANSTON Staged ReadingNathan Darrow & More to Lead MDR's EVANSTON Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2015-16 Theater in the Loft series at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) with a staged reading of Evanston: A Rare Comedy, written by Michael Yates Crowley. This reading, directed by Michael Rau, will be performed for one night only on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 7pm at SOPAC (One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ, 07079). The reading is $15 and open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at www.sopacnow.org or by calling 973-313-ARTS (2787). For direct link to purchase tickets, please Click Here. (more...)

OWN Network Orders Additional Episodes of LIVIN LOZADA & FLEX & SHANICEOWN Network Orders Additional Episodes of LIVIN LOZADA & FLEX & SHANICE
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that it has ordered eight additional episodes of the network's popular Saturday night freshman docu-series “Livin' Lozada” featuring reality star Evelyn Lozada (more...)

BWW Review: SHADOWS ON OAK ISLAND at Theatre SuburbiaBWW Review: SHADOWS ON OAK ISLAND at Theatre Suburbia
by Brett Cullum - Jan 25, 2016

SHADOWS ON OAK ISLAND works best when it is looking at Jackson and Rene losing their child, and plunges into silly nonsense when trying to decipher the Knights of the Templar legends or hint at ghosts. (more...)

Harvard College Opera to Present Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS, 2/4Harvard College Opera to Present Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2016

Cambridge, MA - Tickets are now on sale for Harvard College Opera's production of Stravinsky's 20th century neoclassical English opera The Rake's Progress. Performances will take place February 4, 5 and 6 at 7:30pm, at Agassiz Theater on the Harvard University campus (10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA). A reception will follow the performance on opening night. Tickets ($10-$20) may be purchased through the Harvard Box Office (1350 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA - boxoffice.harvard.edu - 617.496.2222) or at the door pending availability. (more...)

BWW Review: Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT Pulsates at PlayhouseBWW Review: Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT Pulsates at Playhouse
by Joseph Baker - Jan 23, 2016

Now that Peter has returned to Neverland and the good citizens of Tuna have returned their yard ornaments to their garages and attics, Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT has seen to it that all the kiddies need to be tucked away in bed: Playhouse's electrifying production of the punk rock musical odyssey, with Book and Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong and Book by Michael Mayer, has traded in pirates for pushers; and the result must have Rodgers and Hammerstein scratching their heads in musical heaven and asking the question, 'What in the name of Bali Hai is going on here?' However, if like me, you're primed for some stimulating adult entertainment, you'll find more than your toes tapping in this 'in your face' assault on the idiocy that is America -- that is we the audience. (more...)

The David Bowie Channel Returning to SiriusXMThe David Bowie Channel Returning to SiriusXM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

SiriusXM announced today that it will launch The David Bowie Channel to pay tribute to and commemorate the life and music of the innovative music pioneer David Bowie. (more...)

American Library Association Announces 2016 Youth Media Award WinnersAmerican Library Association Announces 2016 Youth Media Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards at its Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Boston. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for La Jolla Playhouse's GUARDS AT THE TAJCast, Creative Team Announced for La Jolla Playhouse's GUARDS AT THE TAJ
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for Guards at the Taj, the final production of the 2015/2016 season. Written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo), the show marks Associate Artistic Director Jaime Castañeda's directorial debut at the Playhouse. The production will run February 2 - 28, 2016 (press opening: Wednesday, February 10) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Tickets go on sale Sunday, December 6 at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or by calling (858) 550-1010. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE's Michael Nigro to Star in AMERICAN IDIOT at NJSDATHE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE's Michael Nigro to Star in AMERICAN IDIOT at NJSDA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Cranford, NJ native Michael Nigro, known to many viewers as Friedrich from THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE with Carrie Underwood, is now starring as Johnny in NJSDA's production of AMERICAN IDIOT at the Westminster Arts Center in Bloomfield, NJ.  (more...)

CITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOES to Play The Secret Theatre in JanuaryCITY GIRLS AND DESPERADOES to Play The Secret Theatre in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

World renowned actor and director, Austin Pendleton, Drama Desk nominee Anita Durst [The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kent], Orange is The New Black's Karina Ortiz and Julie Atlas Muz whom the N.Y.Times calls "the royalty of burlesque" are featured in Albee Fellow Playwright Pamela Enz's "City Girls and Desperadoes", which opens at The Secret Theatre on January 7th 2016. Emerging actors Connie Castanzo and Peter Collier support this superbly talented cast. (more...)

Myths and Legends Come to Life in PERFEKT ORDERMyths and Legends Come to Life in PERFEKT ORDER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

S.T. Bende is the successful author of The Elsker Saga, which was featured in USA TODAY in September 2013. Before finding domestic bliss in subUrbia, S.T. Bende lived in Europe. Her love of Scandinavian culture and a very patient Norwegian teacher inspired the books of The Elsker Saga and the Ære Saga. She hopes her characters will make readers smile, and she dreams of skiing on Jotunheim and Hoth. (more...)

James Purefoy, T.I. & More Join Cast of A&E's Miniseries ROOTSJames Purefoy, T.I. & More Join Cast of A&E's Miniseries ROOTS
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

A+E Networks has announced additional casting for 'Roots,' from A+E Studios, including Grammy Award(R) winning recording artist/actor/philanthropist/entrepreneur Tip 'T.I.' Harris ( (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards Update - Marc Geller, Toni Graca Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards Update - Marc Geller, Toni Graca Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Daniel Robbins' UNCAGED Coming to DVD & Digital Video 2/2Daniel Robbins' UNCAGED Coming to DVD & Digital Video 2/2
by Movies News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

UNCAGED is available on Digital Video and on DVD on Feb. 2, 2016 for an SRP of $27.97. (more...)

Cast Set for MDR's 'EVANSTON' Staged ReadingCast Set for MDR's 'EVANSTON' Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2015-16 Theater in the Loft series at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) with a staged reading of Evanston: A Rare Comedy, written by Michael Yates Crowley. This reading, directed by Michael Rau, will be performed for one night only on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 7pm at SOPAC (One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ, 07079). The reading is $15 and open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at www.sopacnow.org or by calling 973-313-ARTS (2787). (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards - Last Week to Vote!2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards - Last Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2015

Happy Holidays! It's the last week to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards Update - Marc Geller in Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards Update - Marc Geller in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

Echo Theater Company Sets 2016 SeasonEcho Theater Company Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The new season will feature the Los Angeles premiere of Dry Land by Susan Blackburn Prize finalist Ruby Rae Spiegel, and four world premieres by Los Angeles-based playwrights including BED by Sheila Callaghan; Captain of the Bible Quiz Team by Tom Jacobson; One of the Nice Ones by Erik Patterson; and Blueberry Toast by Mary Laws. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards Update - Mat Stsnley in Big Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards Update - Mat Stsnley in Big Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Boston Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

BWW Review:  DROPPED Is A Thought Provoking Look at Women On The Frontline Of Modern Warfare.BWW Review: DROPPED Is A Thought Provoking Look at Women On The Frontline Of Modern Warfare.
by Jade Kops - Dec 10, 2015

Katy Warner's DROPPED is a complex and comic two hander that contemplates the position of women on the frontline of contemporary war. (more...)

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