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The Arctic Playhouse Presents Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND The Arctic Playhouse Presents Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

The Arctic Playhouse will present On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson at their intimate performance space at 117 Washington Street in West Warwick, RI. Co-directed by Sandy Cerel of Johnston and Christopher Margadonna of Pawtucket, On Golden Pond will run for eight performances over three weekends from September 29 - October 14th. (more...)
Photo Flash: SWEENEY TODD is 'Dying' to Greet Fans at Broadway Flea and More Saturday Intermission Pics! Photo Flash: SWEENEY TODD is 'Dying' to Greet Fans at Broadway Flea and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week SWEENEY TODD is gearing up for the Broadway Flea Market. Visit their booth to take your chances on Mrs. Lovett's pies! Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)
Photo Flash: ORPHEE ET EURYDICE Opens Tonight at Lyric Opera Photo Flash: ORPHEE ET EURYDICE Opens Tonight at Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago launches its 63rd season with Orph e et Eurydice by Christoph Willibald Gluck. This highly anticipated new production created by the legendary director-choreographer John Neumeier marks Lyric's first collaboration withThe Joffrey Ballet. (more...)
BWW Review: UN ANIMAL DE COMPAGNIE at Beit Lessin Theatre BWW Review: UN ANIMAL DE COMPAGNIE at Beit Lessin Theatre
by Ronit Suzan on September 23, 2017

Beit Lessin could not have chosen a better way to welcome the new year than with premiering a fun production of the new comedy Un Animal De Compagnie (in English- A Pet), written by Francis Veber and directed by Alon Ophir. (more...)
Reformed Whores Bring GRAND OLE CUNTRY to the Cutting Room Reformed Whores Bring GRAND OLE CUNTRY to the Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

In this politically divided climate, Reformed Whores, the hilariously irreverent musical comedy duo, strive to put on a fun show that brings people - no matter what gender, race or political leaning- together with dick jokes! (more...)
BWW Previews: SCHOOL OF ROCK  - THE MUSICAL at Broward Center For The Performing Arts BWW Previews: SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL at Broward Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere on September 23, 2017

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber is excited to announce casting has been finalized for the national tour of his high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock The Musical! School of Rock The Musical is produced on Broadway by Andrew Lloyd Webber for The Really Useful Group, Warner Music Group & Access Industries, The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization. Nina Lannan and Madeleine Lloyd Webber serve as Executive Producers. (more...)
JAG Productions Announces Fundraiser JAG Productions Announces Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Join the company for an evening of food, fashion & fun in collaboration with Revolution's Fall Fashion Show! Proceeds of the $75 per person tab help support events scheduled by JAG Productions for its 2017-2018 season! (more...)
City Theatre Austin Stages Classic Whodunit THE MOUSETRAP City Theatre Austin Stages Classic Whodunit THE MOUSETRAP
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Enter the world of murder, mystery, and the mastermind of Agatha Christie as City Theatre begins the 12th season with the world's most popular crime drama The Mousetrap. CTC guest director Stephen R. Reynolds directs the production and features the cliffhanging cast of Stacy Trammell, Levi Gore, Dillon Dority, Alexzandria Siprian, Elise Odgen, Denver Surgener, Justin Heller, and Darren Scharf. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Media Theatre's CAROUSEL Photo Flash: First Look at Media Theatre's CAROUSEL
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

The Media Theatre has Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical 'Carousel' as the opener for its 2017-18 Broadway Series season. The beloved show plays through October 22. (more...)
Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera Mounts LA TRAVIATA Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera Mounts LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

San Francisco Opera presents Verdi's La Traviata in ten performances at the War Memorial Opera House, September 23 through October 17. Company Music DirectorNicola Luisotti leads an international cast featuring three artists making their Company debuts in leading roles: Romanian soprano Aurelia Florian as Violetta Val ry, Brazilian tenor Atalla Ayan as Alfredo Germont and Polish baritone Artur Rucinski as Giorgio Germont. (more...)
WHO I AM Takes the Stage at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre WHO I AM Takes the Stage at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Manhattan Rep is committed to the artist, to creating a context of creativity and support in a CLEAN and professional environment. Manhattan Rep celebrates unbridled creativity, not judgement, and we believe that a script is not a play, just the map for a creative team to bring it to life. (more...)
Andrew Keenan-Bolger is Engaged! Andrew Keenan-Bolger is Engaged!
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Broadway favorite Andrew Keenan-Bolger announced some big news via Instagram today: he's engaged! Best wishes to Andrew and his fianc Scott Bixby! (more...)
BWW Review: THE BREATHING HOLE at the Stratford Festival Offers Beautiful Design and Compelling Storytelling BWW Review: THE BREATHING HOLE at the Stratford Festival Offers Beautiful Design and Compelling Storytelling
by Lauren Gienow on September 23, 2017

Marking its world premiere, the Stratford Festival Commissioned production of Colleen Murphy's THE BREATHING HOLE is an incredible piece of theatre that is both groundbreaking and deeply moving. Directed by Reneltta Arluk, this production boasts a fantastic cast, beautiful design, and marvellous and endearing polar bear puppets. Tickets are hard to come by, but if you can see this production, you MUST. (more...)
BWW Review: 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Capital City Theatre BWW Review: 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Capital City Theatre
by Scott Rawson on September 23, 2017

As we enter the gymnasium at Kinikiwaunomac High School we are greeted with the pep band, all in t-shirts and hats sporting the Kinikiwaunomac Kinkajous. This is the stage for the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! We await the mix of young men and women who gather together for the Spelling Bee. (more...)
BWW Previews: AN OCTOROON at Area Stage Company BWW Previews: AN OCTOROON at Area Stage Company
by Trevor Durham on September 23, 2017

Under the wise hands of John Rodaz, An Octoroon is going to be a show all too pressing for the contemporary theatre. (more...)
BWW Previews: ANNA VELEVA IN CONCERT at Union Arts Center, Sparkill, NY BWW Previews: ANNA VELEVA IN CONCERT at Union Arts Center, Sparkill, NY
by Peter Danish on September 23, 2017

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Black Angus Steakhouse Kicks Off Football Season With Super Bowl Sweepstakes And Game Day Specials Black Angus Steakhouse Kicks Off Football Season With Super Bowl Sweepstakes And Game Day Specials
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Black Angus Steakhouse, the original American steakhouse, announced today that it launched its inaugural Pick'em to Win Sweepstakes. One winner will receive a grand prize of an all-expenses paid trip for two to Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018. (more...)
There's Something For Everyone At The 10th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By Coca-cola There's Something For Everyone At The 10th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By Coca-cola
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Taking over the Big Apple again this Fall, the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Coca-Cola (NYCWFF) returns for its 10 th anniversary October 12 15, 2017. With a variety of new tastings, panels and parties for attendees to enjoy while they EAT. DRINK. END HUNGER. at NYCWFF, there are a selection of events to fit everyone's taste buds and budget at this year's edition. (more...)
Celebrating the Iconic Maine Lobster Industry on National Lobster Day Celebrating the Iconic Maine Lobster Industry on National Lobster Day
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

PRNewswire/ For the third year in a row the Maine Lobster industry is gearing up to celebrate National Lobster Day on September 25 th. Maine Lobster is an American icon that has been enjoyed by diners across the world for centuries. As the catch continues to increase, there has also been an increase in popularity of the famed crustacean with the influx in demand for lobster rolls, and as chefs look for new ways to incorporate it into unique dishes and pair it with fresh flavors such as basil and ginger. (more...)
Dacor Turns Mealtime Into Showtime at the 2017 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Dacor Turns Mealtime Into Showtime at the 2017 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Dacor, a leading American luxury home appliance brand, today announced its sponsorship of this weekend's Greenwich Wine + Food Festival presented by Serendipity. Located at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, the multi-day event celebrates the area's rich culinary landscape and showcases innovations in the food and beverage industries. (more...)
Calling All College Football Fans! You could win Season Ticket Cash for your favorite team with your game day purchase of select Kellogg's', Cheez-It' or Pringles' pr Calling All College Football Fans! You could win Season Ticket Cash for your favorite team with your game day purchase of select Kellogg's', Cheez-It' or Pringles' pr
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

There's no better way to enjoy game day than with your favorite team and your favorite snacks. That's why Kellogg's, Cheez-It and Pringles have teamed up to give fans the chance to win up to $10,000 in season ticket cash* to see their favorite team live! (more...)
Defunkt Theatre Presents INSIGNIFICANCE by Terry Johnson Defunkt Theatre Presents INSIGNIFICANCE by Terry Johnson
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Award winning playwright Terry Johnson imagines a 1950's hotel room in which The Scientist and The Actress (who look suspiciously like Albert Einstein and Marilyn Monroe) meet and discuss the universe, guilt, regret, the meaning of life. They are interrupted by two Joes: The Senator and The Ballplayer (looking an awful lot like McCarthy and DiMaggio), who bring with them the menace and mayhem of the outside world. (more...)
Tony Danza to Host Meatball Eating Competition at Feast of San Gennaro Tony Danza to Host Meatball Eating Competition at Feast of San Gennaro
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

On Saturday afternoon, September 23, the 91 Annual Feast of San Gennaro will stage two celebrations : the Second Annual Little Italy Meatball Eating Competition in memory of John 'Cha Cha' Ciara, the unofficial Mayor of Little Italy who passed in November 2015. hosted by actor/singer Tony Danza; and the 100th Birthday of Dean Martin. hosted by TV personality Bill Boggs. (more...)
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston Presents ABBAMANIA Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston Presents ABBAMANIA
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents ABBAMANIA (Canada)! A sensational tribute to the Swedish super-group, ABBAMANIA will appear for one concert only on Sunday, October 1st a 2:00 pm at Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington Street, Waltham Mass. (more...)
No Booking Fee For Derren Brown at the Playhouse Theatre No Booking Fee For Derren Brown at the Playhouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Following a sell-out London run earlier this year, Derren Brown is back with UNDERGROUND. His hit show is currently at the Playhouse Theatre in the West End, and in our special offer, there's no booking fee - book tickets here! (more...)
The Union Theatre Announces IMAGINE THIS The Union Theatre Announces IMAGINE THIS
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

The Union Theatre is thrilled to present the first London revival of IMAGINE THIS. (more...)
The 'Honest Theatre Awards' Are the Accolades Everyone Truly Earns The 'Honest Theatre Awards' Are the Accolades Everyone Truly Earns
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Allison Page of Medium.com has the list that's sweeping social media. The 'Honest Theatre Awards' are the prizes everyone is really hoping to bestow on cast, crew and venue. (more...)
Photo Flash: ROCK AND ROLL MAN Celebrates Opening Night Photo Flash: ROCK AND ROLL MAN Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

A bevy of New York talent and Broadway producers mingled with guests in New Hope, PA, during the cast party held at Hotel du Village following the opening night performance of Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story , a Caiola Production, making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. (more...)
New ONE NIGHT WITH FANNY BRICE Cast Album Available Now New ONE NIGHT WITH FANNY BRICE Cast Album Available Now
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

A new cast album of Chip Deffaa's long-running Off-Broadway show, 'One Night with Fanny Brice,' starring Mary Cantoni Johnson, is out now. It is available for sale from Amazon, CDBaby, iTunes, Google Music, etc.The album is being officially launched September 24th at the venerable 13th Street Repertory Theater, which will be celebrating 'Mary Cantoni Johnson Day.' The new CD will be available in the theater lobby, 6:30 pm September 24th, at a specially discounted 'album-release' price. (more...)
BWW Review: ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE Shines at The Merry – Go – Round Playhouse BWW Review: ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE Shines at The Merry – Go – Round Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley on September 23, 2017

The Merry - Go - Round Playhouse in Auburn, New York ends their 2017 season with Always...Patsy Cline the musical based on a true story of the legendary Patsy Cline. The show shines light on the talented singer Patsy Cline and the memorable music she brought to the country music industry during her very short life. Director Douglas S. Hall brings the toe-tappin' and comedic musical to life with the two stellar female cast members (more...)
FST Opens Winter Cabaret Season with MACK THE KNIFE: THE BOBBY DARIN SONGBOOK FST Opens Winter Cabaret Season with MACK THE KNIFE: THE BOBBY DARIN SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Florida Studio Theatre kicks off its 2017-18 Winter Cabaret season with the musical revue Mack The Knife: The Bobby Darin Songbook. Celebrating the talent of one of the greatest performers of the 20th century, this production spanning a wide range of musical genres opens in the John C. Court Cabaret on October 6, 2017. (more...)
VIDEO: Will & Grace is Comin' (Back) to Town VIDEO: Will & Grace is Comin' (Back) to Town
by Stage Tube on September 23, 2017

WILL & GRACE is rebooting and they've got a rockin' musical number leading up to their premiere this week. Check out the song below, performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon! (more...)
Triangle Arts Premieres MAGIC AGENCY CH.1 AMERICAN FLY Triangle Arts Premieres MAGIC AGENCY CH.1 AMERICAN FLY
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Triangle Arts Association presents the premiere of THE MAGIC AGENCY Chapter 1: American Fly, a new performance work by Brooklyn-based Lilac Co. in which a group (cult?) performs psychic recoveries of fragmented people as party entertainment, helping people rescue their 'lost selves.' (more...)
Photo Flash: Dark Comedy LE GRAND MORT Premieres at Trafalgar Studios Photo Flash: Dark Comedy LE GRAND MORT Premieres at Trafalgar Studios
by Roy Tan on September 23, 2017

Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce lead the world premi re of the two-handed black comedy. (more...)
BWW Review: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2017: RECALLING MOTHER at Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre BWW Review: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2017: RECALLING MOTHER at Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
by Barry Lenny on September 23, 2017

This is a touching and moving production, superbly performed by these two women. (more...)
Son of Semele Ensemble Wraps Up Season with RIDICULOUS DARKNESS Son of Semele Ensemble Wraps Up Season with RIDICULOUS DARKNESS
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

Award-winning Son of Semele Ensemble announces the final production of its 2017 season, The Ridiculous Darkness, adapted from a radio play by Wolfram Lotz. The U.S. premiere of this internationally acclaimed satire will be presented at the Son of Semele Theater, 3301 Beverly Boulevard, from October 21 to November 12, 2017. (more...)
BWW Review: Lady Day and Her Demons BWW Review: Lady Day and Her Demons
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold on September 23, 2017

Portland Stage opens its 44th season with an intense production of Lanie Robertson's exploration of the tortured inner life of songstress Billie Holiday, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. Essentially a ninety-minute dramatic monologue, the play with music is a virtuoso vehicle for the singer-actress in the title role. Portland Stage's attractive, expressive production captures all the pathos of Holliday's life, as well as the incomparable beauty of her music making. (more...)
BWW's On This Day - September 23, 2017
by on September 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)
Chart-topping Pop Artist Wrabel to Headline the GLBX's ARTOPIA IV on Saturday, September 23, 2017 Chart-topping Pop Artist Wrabel to Headline the GLBX's ARTOPIA IV on Saturday, September 23, 2017
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017

The GLBX Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce has announced that chart-topping American pop artist Wrabel will headline the fourth annual ARTOPIA presented by JM Lexus. During this art-inspired evening on Saturday, September 23, from 7 to 10 p.m., at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, over-the-top entertainment, live artist experiences, visual arts and interactive elements will merge to create an artrageous spectacle. (more...)