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Breaking: Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk to Lead Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER on BroadwayBreaking: Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk to Lead Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just officially learned that Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER will be coming to Broadway's Booth Theatre this fall starring Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian Amy Schumer, Tony-winner Laura Benanti, another Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk. (more...)

Save on Tickets to See A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 on BroadwaySave on Tickets to See A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 on Broadway
by Contests - Broadway - Jul 10, 2017

2017 Best Actress Tony AwardŽ winner Laurie Metcalf leads 'a peerless foursome of brilliant actors' (W Magazine), including Academy AwardŽ winner Chris Cooper, Tony Award winner Jayne Houdyshell and 3-time Tony nominee Condola Rashad, in this 'explosively funny new play' (The Hollywood Reporter). (more...)

Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper, and Condola Rashad to Exit A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper, and Condola Rashad to Exit A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that, beginning Tuesday, July 25, Tony Award winner Julie White (Little Dog Laughed), Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences), and Erin Wilhelmi (The Crucible) will join Tony Award winner Jayne Houdyshell in the Broadway cast of Lucas Hnath's hit play, A Doll's House, Part 2. (more...)

Barnes Fringe Festival Returns for Third Year Next Month, Line Up AnnouncedBarnes Fringe Festival Returns for Third Year Next Month, Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Barnes Fringe is back on 9-15 July for its third year, featuring a stellar line-up of household names and rising stars, previewing their material before they head up to the Edinburgh Fringe. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 to Present Midnight Performance for The Actors FundA DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 to Present Midnight Performance for The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Lucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2 - the most Tony-nominated play of the year, with eight nominations including Best Play - will offer a special Midnight Performance on Thursday, May 18, 2017. This one-time-only, late-night event will benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Verizon launches Fios Gigabit Connection service delivering millions of customers the speeds they deserveVerizon launches Fios Gigabit Connection service delivering millions of customers the speeds they deserve
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Michael Head Puts the Finishing Touches to New AlbumMichael Head Puts the Finishing Touches to New Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Though he is undoubtedly one of the UK's greatest living songwriters, Michael Head may not be a name that is immediately familiar, however his influence is extensive and his music, sublime.  (more...)

Sauce Labs Announces Final Speaker Lineup for SauceCon 2017 Sauce Labs Announces Final Speaker Lineup for SauceCon 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

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'Deadpool' And 'This Is Us' Publicity Campaigns Wins Top Honors at The 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards'Deadpool' And 'This Is Us' Publicity Campaigns Wins Top Honors at The 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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DEADPOOL and THIS IS US Campaigns Top 54th Annual ICG Publicists AwardsDEADPOOL and THIS IS US Campaigns Top 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists today announced winners of its 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Deadpool (20th Century Fox) won the top honors for Best Publicity Campaign for Motion Pictures and This Is Us (20th Century Television) won the Best Publicity Campaign in Television. (more...)

Conn Hamlett Releases Western Fiction BookConn Hamlett Releases Western Fiction Book
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Conn Hamlett likes good Western with realistic characters. As he writes Western stories, he always considers the fact that most people would prefer reading fast moving novels with a good plot. In his latest published book 'John Lee Johnson Will Hurt You Bad-Real Bad' (published by Abbott Press), Hamlett pens an engaging tale that speeds quickly without losing quality. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Former Southwest Airlines Executive Lorraine Grubbs announces the publication of her third book 'How to Create a Happy Workplace - What Award Winning Companies Know'. This innovative book shares proven systematic tactics and engaging stories from award winning top employers. Each company profiled has built strong, resilient cultures of loyalty which has transformed their organizations and propelled them to the top of their industries. (more...)

Nominations Announces for 54th Annual Publicists AwardsNominations Announces for 54th Annual Publicists Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced nominees for the 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday, February 24, 2017. (more...)

7 million homes and businesses can get Verizon's new Fios Instant Internet service starting January 147 million homes and businesses can get Verizon's new Fios Instant Internet service starting January 14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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Extra, Extra! Star-Studded FRONT PAGE Revival Recoups on BroadwayExtra, Extra! Star-Studded FRONT PAGE Revival Recoups on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that The Front Page recouped its entire $4.875 million capitalization during the week ending Sunday, January 1, making official the show's much discussed smash-hit status. (more...)

Tony-Winning Thanksgiving Family Drama THE HUMANS Becomes Top-Grossing Play of 2016Tony-Winning Thanksgiving Family Drama THE HUMANS Becomes Top-Grossing Play of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The most acclaimed, celebrated, and awarded American play in recent memory, The Humans, was also the top-grossing play of 2016 with box office receipts totaling $23,004,513.38. (more...)

THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller announced today that the most acclaimed, celebrated, and awarded American play in recent memory, The Humans, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at its third New York home, the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, after its year-long, smash hit run on Broadway and fourteen weeks Off Broadway. (more...)

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell to Reunite with BRIGHT STAR Cast in Concert at Town Hall!Steve Martin & Edie Brickell to Reunite with BRIGHT STAR Cast in Concert at Town Hall!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Kurt Deutsch, President of Ghostlight Records, today announced that the original cast of the Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Musical and multi-Tony Award nominated musical Bright Star will reunite for a one-night-only concert to celebrate the show's smash hit Original Cast Recording. (more...)

Extra, Extra! Top 30 Critics from Across the Country to Attend THE FRONT PAGE's Opening TonightExtra, Extra! Top 30 Critics from Across the Country to Attend THE FRONT PAGE's Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Read all about it! The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business, will have its official opening performance tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street). Along with the slew of expected boldfaced names from the worlds of theater, film, television, and media, the opening night audience will also include the top thirty theater critics from around the country. (more...)

Tony Winning Play THE HUMANS Recoups in Just 26 Weeks on BroadwayTony Winning Play THE HUMANS Recoups in Just 26 Weeks on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Stephen Karam's Tony Award-winning drama THE HUMANS has recouped its $3.8 million capitalization after just 26 weeks on Broadway. Producer Scott Rudin confirmed the news this morning. (more...)

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