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A smart, unexpected series that explores, illuminates and documents the hard to believe, the mind boggling and occasionally insane secret history of everything. From bizarre science to unnatural nature, very real conspiracies and too-far-out explorations, nothing is left but the strange truths of it all.

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THE LIZZIE BORDEN MURDER HOUSE Livestream Event Announced Photo THE LIZZIE BORDEN MURDER HOUSE Livestream Event Announced
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2020

As the world continues to cope with a deadly pandemic, we struggle to find some sense of a 'new normal' and ways to combat the boredom of spending all, or a good part of our time at home. In a possible silver lining to the situation, artists and producers have begun to stretch their boundaries to cr...
BLACK DANCE STORIES Announces August 2020 Lineup Photo BLACK DANCE STORIES Announces August 2020 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2020

Black Dance Stories has announced its August 2020 lineup featuring dancers and choreographers who use their work to raise societal issues, strengthen community through their programming, and use history as a source of inspiration. ...
Dramatists Guild Foundation Honors Bess Wohl With First-Ever Georgia Engel Comedy Pla Photo Dramatists Guild Foundation Honors Bess Wohl With First-Ever Georgia Engel Comedy Playwriting Prize
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2020

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) honors the life and legacy of Emmy-nominated, Obie-Award-winning actress and comedian Georgia Engel with a new namesake Award for a playwright in comedy. The inaugural recipient is Bess Wohl (a?oeGrand Horizons,a?? a?oeSmall Mouth Sounds,a?? Make Believea??). ...
Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 28- with Ann Reinking, Dominique Morisseau and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 28- with Ann Reinking, Dominique Morisseau and More!
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2020

Today (July 28) in live streaming: Ann Reinking visits Backstage Live, Broadway unites to #SavetheArts on Stars in the House, and so much more!...
E.E. Adams Announced as the Winner of New Light Theater Project's 2020/2021 New Light Photo E.E. Adams Announced as the Winner of New Light Theater Project's 2020/2021 New Light New Voices Award
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2020

New Light Theater Project has announced that the 2020/2021 New Light New Voices Award, their annual literary prize, goes to E.E. Adam's INK'DWELL, chosen from over 500 submissions. ...
BWW Feature: Check Out These 11 Sensational Stagey Songwriters Photo BWW Feature: Check Out These 11 Sensational Stagey Songwriters
by Eleni Cashell - July 27, 2020

Check out some of these songbirds, who not only blow audiences away singing other people's songs on stage, but also with their own music....
Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 14- with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin & More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 14- with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin & More!
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2020

Today (July 14) in live streaming: Richard Ridge chats with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin hosts a listening party and so much more!...
BWW Feature: Night Of A Thousand Judys Celebrity Guest Artists Chat With Broadway Wor Photo BWW Feature: Night Of A Thousand Judys Celebrity Guest Artists Chat With Broadway World
by Stephen Mosher - July 13, 2020

The big day is almost here! Night of A Thousand Judys happens on July 14th, and some of the amazing stars appearing answer three questions from Stephen Mosher....
Road Theatre Company Announces Live Streamed SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Photo Road Theatre Company Announces Live Streamed SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2020

ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They have announced in this, their upcoming 29th season, the eleventh annuala??   SUMMER PLAYW...
The New Group and NRDC Present FACING THE RISING TIDE, a Free Digital Festival of Pla Photo The New Group and NRDC Present FACING THE RISING TIDE, a Free Digital Festival of Play Readings
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2020

The New Group Off Stage and NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) have announced Facing the Rising Tide: A free digital festival of play readings and conversations about environmental racism, the climate crisis and hope featuring five plays, each followed by a discussion....
CLASS ACTION PARK to Premiere on HBO Max Photo CLASS ACTION PARK to Premiere on HBO Max
by TV News Desk - July 08, 2020

 HBO Max has acquired worldwide rights to the documentary Class Action Park, based on the world's most dangerous water park, Action Park, that had its heyday in the 80s and 90s and was a staple for anyone who grew up in New Jersey....
MCT Announces the Creation of the First-Ever Annual Milwaukee Black Theater Festival Photo MCT Announces the Creation of the First-Ever Annual Milwaukee Black Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2020

In place of PASSING STRANGE MCT, has announced the first annual Milwaukee Black Theater Festival....
BWW Interview: Sam Harris On THE SUBSTANCE OF ALL THINGS And Life As An Artist In Two Photo BWW Interview: Sam Harris On THE SUBSTANCE OF ALL THINGS And Life As An Artist In Two Mediums
by Stephen Mosher - July 01, 2020

Multi-talented Sam Harris celebrates the release of his new novel THE SUBSTANCE OF ALL THINGS with an in-depth chat with Stephen Mosher...
Alex Newell, Tituss Burgess, and More Join BEYOND THE SHELTER 2.0: An Interactive Vir Photo Alex Newell, Tituss Burgess, and More Join BEYOND THE SHELTER 2.0: An Interactive Virtual Pride Party And Benefit Concert!
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2020

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BWW Feature: Quarantine Mystery Chiller Theater Presents Saturday Night Online Episod Photo BWW Feature: Quarantine Mystery Chiller Theater Presents Saturday Night Online Episodes
by Shari Barrett - June 21, 2020

Quarantine Mystery Chiller Theater presents Episode 13, an online reading of 'Backstage Murder' written and directed by Kelly Brighton and produced by Jeff LaGreca, on Saturday, June 20 at 7pm. The story centers on the much hated, Artistic Director of The West Hollywood Theatre Company, Finishing T...
VIDEO: Watch Audra McDonald, Jelani Alladin, Denée Benton, André De Shields & More in Photo VIDEO: Watch Audra McDonald, Jelani Alladin, Denée Benton, André De Shields & More in #ToBeBlack In Honor of Juneteenth
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2020

In honor of Juneteenth, The Public has just released Girl From the North Country cast member Kimber Elayne Sprawl's collaborative interpretation of Hamlet's eternal a?oeTo Be or Not To Bea?? speech and performed by an incredible group of 30 Black actors including Toree Alexander, Jelani Alladin, Den...
BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Fr Photo BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More
by Peter Nason - June 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!...
ATYP Presents ROOMWORKS A Socially Distanced Digital Scratch Night Photo ATYP Presents ROOMWORKS A Socially Distanced Digital Scratch Night
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2020

In an effort to stimulate creativity and foster new artistic relationships between emerging young artists and more experienced professionals during this period of isolation, ATYP in association with Nightingale Content is thrilled to present RoomWorks.  ...
Virtual Premiere of UNEMPLOYED ELEPHANTS- A LOVE STORY Set for Hollywood Fringe Photo Virtual Premiere of UNEMPLOYED ELEPHANTS- A LOVE STORY Set for Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2020

A chance meeting in an airport lounge leads to a Burmese odyssey and a search for a missing monk... and maybe love. John Lacey directs the 'virtual premiere' of Unemployed Elephants-A Love Story, a romantic comedy by Wendy Graf (No Word in Guyanese for Me, Exit Wounds)....
Rufus Wainwright Shares Video for 'You Ain't Big' Photo Rufus Wainwright Shares Video for 'You Ain't Big'
by TV News Desk - June 08, 2020

GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright has shared a video for 'You Ain't Big' a song off his highly anticipated upcoming album Unfollow The Rules, out July 10 through BMG....
Over 90 Musicians Join Forces For Compilation Album Benefitting Black Lives Matter Photo Over 90 Musicians Join Forces For Compilation Album Benefitting Black Lives Matter
by TV News Desk - June 04, 2020

Independent artists from around the world have come together to create Talk - Action = Zero: a compilation album that pays tribute to the countless Black Americans who have been murdered due to police brutality. ...
J.K. Rowling Announces New Children's Book THE ICKABOG Photo J.K. Rowling Announces New Children's Book THE ICKABOG
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2020

Author of the famed Harry Potter series J.K. Rowling has announced that she is releasing a new children's book, The Ickabog. ...
Tituss Burgess, Alex Newell and More to Appear On BEYOND THE SHELTER A Virtual Pride Photo Tituss Burgess, Alex Newell and More to Appear On BEYOND THE SHELTER A Virtual Pride Party And Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

A diverse cast of Broadway, TV, film, dance, and opera stars unite for an Interactive Virtual Pride Kick-Off Party and concert to raise money for LGBTQ+ homeless youth...
BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Aw Photo BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Awarding Grants to Ten Theatre Artists and Supporting Audio Plays for The First Time
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work. Studio will award grants to 10 artists-playwrights, directors, and multidiscipl...
Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse Announces PIPPIN, THE WILD PARTY & More Photo Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse Announces PIPPIN, THE WILD PARTY & More for 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020

Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse announced a compelling 2020-2021 season today, celebrating love, human resiliency and community spirit....