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BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE at Connecticut Theatre CompanyBWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE at Connecticut Theatre Company
by Joseph Harrison - July 22, 2018

There is something glorious taking place at the Repertory Theatre in New Britain, Connecticut. The Connecticut Theatre Company is staging the very first community theater production of THE COLOR PURPL... (more...)


BWW Album Review: BAT OUT OF HELL (Original Cast Recording) Features Killer VoicesBWW Album Review: BAT OUT OF HELL (Original Cast Recording) Features Killer Voices
by David Clarke - July 22, 2018

There's another post-apocalyptic jukebox coming to theaters across the United States. Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical kicks off a US national tour in Detroit this November. But, you don't... (more...)


BWW Review: DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Spectacular SpectacleBWW Review: DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Spectacular Spectacle
by Lynn Beaver - July 22, 2018

Austin's ZACH Theatre pulls out all the stops to create a spectacular production of the crowd favorite DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)


BWW Exclusive: Audiences and Actors alike are being Seduced by The Stratford Festival's THE ROCKY HORROR SHOWBWW Exclusive: Audiences and Actors alike are being Seduced by The Stratford Festival's THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by Lauren Gienow - July 20, 2018

Stratford Ontario has caught ROCKY HORROR fever with the hit production at the Stratford Festival's Avon Theatre, and BWW had the chance to chat with the performers, the director, and audience members... (more...)


BWW Review: Was ABT's La Bayadere Worth Studying Three Times?BWW Review: Was ABT's La Bayadere Worth Studying Three Times?
by Qianqian Xing - July 20, 2018

How many people would go to the theater to watch American Ballet Theatre's La Bayadere three time within 45 days? Either they are dance professionals themselves, someone with a lot of time on their ha... (more...)


Shooter Jennings Releases New Single DENIM & DIAMONDSShooter Jennings Releases New Single DENIM & DIAMONDS
July 20, 2018

Shooter Jennings has released his new song, 'Denim & Diamonds.' A song whose sound gives the listener the sense that it's been a classic for decades, 'Denim & Diamonds' is a dark and smoky acoustic gu... (more...)


BWW Review: APPROPRIATE Sports Multiple Meanings and GraveyardsBWW Review: APPROPRIATE Sports Multiple Meanings and Graveyards
by Perry Tannenbaum - July 20, 2018

Who is or isn't prejudiced or racist is part of the cargo in Branden Jacob-Jenkins' APPROPRIATE, but the playwright also dissects what makes families tick and malfunction. (more...)


BWW Review: BRIGADOON at CLO Is a Highland FlingBWW Review: BRIGADOON at CLO Is a Highland Fling
by Greg Kerestan - July 20, 2018

A sentimental, old-fashioned musical can be corny and slow in the wrong hands, but this production is as fresh as the heather on the hill. (more...)


BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Brings The Sunshine to Melbourne This Winter!BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Brings The Sunshine to Melbourne This Winter!
by Victoria Beal - July 19, 2018

Mamma Mia has brought sunshine and denim shorts to Melbourne this winter, along with a bevy of well known, reimagined, classic ABBA songs. (more...)


BWW Review: GREASE at TexARTSBWW Review: GREASE at TexARTS
by Jesse Griffith - July 19, 2018

The best thing about GREASE is that it's such a popular musical, and the worst thing about GREASE is that it's such a popular musical. What I mean is that because GREASE is so popular it was over-prod... (more...)


BWW Review: LES MISERABLES by Broadway Across Canada Left Me With a Heart Full of LoveBWW Review: LES MISERABLES by Broadway Across Canada Left Me With a Heart Full of Love
by Vicki Trask - July 19, 2018

There is a reason that Les Miserables is the longest running musical of all time. It is hopeful and beautiful in its dark setting and the sense of rebellion and companionship the audiences leave with,... (more...)


The Kinsey Sicks Will Celebrate 25th Anniversary with THINGS YOU SHOULDN'T SAYThe Kinsey Sicks Will Celebrate 25th Anniversary with THINGS YOU SHOULDN'T SAY
July 18, 2018

The Kinsey Sicks, America's Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet, announced today that they will celebrate their 25th anniversary in San Francisco with their critically-acclaimed show, Things You Sh... (more...)


Stefano Massini Makes US Debut With INTRACTABLE WOMANStefano Massini Makes US Debut With INTRACTABLE WOMAN
July 18, 2018

The Play Company presents the U.S. premiere of renowned playwright Stefano Massini's Intractable Woman: A Theatrical Memo on Anna Politkovskaya, directed by Lee Sunday Evans (Dance Nation, PlayCo's Ca... (more...)


BWW Reviewers Reflect On Why We Return To Long-running ShowsBWW Reviewers Reflect On Why We Return To Long-running Shows
by Aliya Al-Hassan - July 18, 2018

BWW Reviewers Reflect On Why We Return To Long-running Shows (more...)


The Marsh San Francisco Presents BRAVO 25The Marsh San Francisco Presents BRAVO 25
July 17, 2018

Amber "the A.I. therapist" makes her debut in Eliza Gibson's solo show BRAVO 25: Your A.I. Therapist Will See You Now at The Marsh San Francisco. Gibson draws on her real-life experience as a social w... (more...)


DARK MONEY to Premiere on PBS Series POV this OctoberDARK MONEY to Premiere on PBS Series POV this October
July 17, 2018

Your vote can be bought, but at what cost? Dark Money follows local Montana journalist John S. Adams, who is determined to uncover the truth about funding in his state's elections. The film gains insi... (more...)


CNBC Transcript: Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat Speaks with CNBC's Closing Bell TodayCNBC Transcript: Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat Speaks with CNBC's Closing Bell Today
July 16, 2018

CNBC Transcript: Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat Speaks with CNBC's “Closing Bell” Today (more...)


Flying Elephant Productions' DEFACING MICHAEL JACKSON Makes Chicago Premiere July 27Flying Elephant Productions' DEFACING MICHAEL JACKSON Makes Chicago Premiere July 27
July 16, 2018

Flying Elephant Productions is pleased to conclude its inaugural season with the Chicago premiere of DEFACING MICHAEL JACKSON, Aurin Squire's racially-charged comedy about adolescence, sexual discover... (more...)


BWW Review: DANIELLE HOPE - LIFE FOR RENT, Live At ZedelBWW Review: DANIELLE HOPE - LIFE FOR RENT, Live At Zedel
by Fiona Scott - July 16, 2018

Part-cabaret, part-therapy, leading lady Danielle Hope brings her solo show Life for Rent to Live at Zedel. Since winning BBC's Over the Rainbow in 2010, she has entertained audiences as Dorothy Gale,... (more...)


BWW Review: AVIGNON THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents THYESTE Directed By THOMAS JOLLYBWW Review: AVIGNON THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents THYESTE Directed By THOMAS JOLLY
by Wesley Doucette - July 16, 2018

In theatre there are few spaces as uniquely prestigious or complicated as The Avignon Theatre Festival's La Cour d'Honneur. Situated in the 14th century Palais des Papes, the immense open-air stage is... (more...)


BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at OGUNQUIT PLAYHOUSEBWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at OGUNQUIT PLAYHOUSE
by Dan Marois - July 16, 2018

In 1928, George Gershwin composed 'An American in Paris' inspired by the time he spent there. It wasn't until 1951 that An American in Paris hit the movie screen starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron a... (more...)


BWW Review: THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY - A Time Well-SpentBWW Review: THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY - A Time Well-Spent
by Gil Kaan - July 15, 2018

The west coast premiere of Patrick Marber's THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY receives a sturdy mounting by the always dependable Antaeus Theatre Company. Marber's adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's classic A MONT... (more...)


BWW Review: Soulpepper's ORLANDO is an Impressive, Existential Look into IdentityBWW Review: Soulpepper's ORLANDO is an Impressive, Existential Look into Identity
by Isabella Perrone - July 14, 2018

How can a life be described when the only constants are a name and a poem? In Soulpepper's production of ORLANDO, the title character struggles with existentialism and a fixation on death - something ... (more...)


Stage Set, Funds In Place For Perseverance Theatre's 40th SeasonStage Set, Funds In Place For Perseverance Theatre's 40th Season
July 13, 2018

???????Perseverance Theatre, Alaska's professional regional theatre company, is staging a comeback this summer thanks to some visionary donors, while putting final touches on a lineup of American clas... (more...)


Ryan Culwell Releases Title Track To New Album THE LAST AMERICAN Out August 24 on Missing Piece RecordsRyan Culwell Releases Title Track To New Album THE LAST AMERICAN Out August 24 on Missing Piece Records
July 13, 2018

On August 24, Ryan Culwell returns with The Last American, his third full-length album and first release in more than three years. The collection marks his debut on Missing Piece Records and captures ... (more...)







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