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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special - Sep 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Kevin Chesley Discusses THE 39 STEPS at Actors Co-opBWW Interview: Director Kevin Chesley Discusses THE 39 STEPS at Actors Co-op
by Don Grigware - Sep 21, 2017

KEVIN CHESLEY has directed, written and performed sketch comedy for stages like Upright Citizens Brigade (LA and NYC), The iO (Chicago and West), and the Vancouver Comedy Festival. He is a co-founder of TROOP! and The Riot Act, troupes that have performed in venues like The Comedy Central Stage, The HBO Workspace, and The Chicago Improv Festival. For ten years he has directed The Apple Sisters, a staged 1943 radio show that very much helped prepare him to dive into the 1935 world of The 39 Steps. He was also a director for The Hampstead Players Theater Company. A screenwriter, Kevin has written for The Onion, National Lampoon, and MTV's The Hard Times of RJ Berger, as well as screenplays for Warner Brothers, Paramount, Bad Robot, Happy Madison, and 20th Century Fox. He has Executive Produced pilots for both NBC and Cartoon Network. Training: Act One Hollywood, BFA Emerson College. He is currently directing The 39 Steps for Actors Co-op about to open Friday September 22. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: In A World Disgruntled With Its Leaders, Sondheim's ASSASSINS Is The Perfectly Timed Peak Into The PastBWW REVIEW: In A World Disgruntled With Its Leaders, Sondheim's ASSASSINS Is The Perfectly Timed Peak Into The Past
by Jade Kops - Sep 21, 2017

The mystery of what motivates a person to murder for political reasons plays out in Hayes Theatre Co's latest perfectly crafted production ASSASSINS. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 4th Annual Detroit Fringe Forward FestivalLineup Announced for 4th Annual Detroit Fringe Forward Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The 4th Annual Detroit Fringe Forward Festival, #DFFF2017, is here! The fest brings together performing artists from across the Midwest for a four-day exploratory, immersive, and experimental entourage of performing, visual and fringe theatre, open to all. (more...)

Gabriel Byrne & More Join Cast of Crackle Original Movie IN THE CLOUDGabriel Byrne & More Join Cast of Crackle Original Movie IN THE CLOUD
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Crackle today announced that it has cast Nora Arnezeder (Safe House, The Words, 'Mozart in the Jungle'), Gabriel Byrne (An L.A. Minute, Usual Suspects), Justin Chatwin ('Shameless,' War of the Worlds), Tomiwa Edun ('The Hour,' 'Merlin,' 'Bates Motel') and Laura Fraser ('Breaking Bad') in Crackle's upcoming original movie, IN THE CLOUD (more...)

'Hired Gun' Original Music Score by The Crystal Method THE CRYSTAL METHOD Out 9/22'Hired Gun' Original Music Score by The Crystal Method THE CRYSTAL METHOD Out 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

In the documentary film Hired Gun: Out of the Shadows, Into the Spotlight, an elite group of 'First Call, A-List' musicians share their behind-the scene stories of touring, what it takes to play next to the world's most iconic musicians and create some of the world's most popular songs. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

After four hugely successful years in the UK, Vevo announced it will bring its flagship Halloween event to the US in 2017, featuring an incredible line up of this year's most talked about emerging artists. For the first time, the event will happen simultaneously at the Craneway Pavillion in the Bay Area, San Francisco and Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on Saturday, October 28th. Presented by Honda Stage, the US show will host full live sets from 2017 Vevo LIFT artists Khalid, Julia Michaels, Amin and Jessie Reyez for 4,000 music fans. A fifth artist will be announced before the show in October. (more...)

BWW Review: CATCO Posts Powerful Performances of FUN HOMEBWW Review: CATCO Posts Powerful Performances of FUN HOME
by Paul Batterson - Sep 18, 2017

Theatergoers found Post-It Notes attached to their program and were asked to describe CATCO's performance of the musical FUN HOME. It turns out the one inch square probably wasn't large enough. (more...)

New Season of MONSTERS INSIDE ME Premieres on Animal Planet, 10/15New Season of MONSTERS INSIDE ME Premieres on Animal Planet, 10/15
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Host and biologist Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective on the cringe-worthy creatures making their homes within the hidden crevices of our bodies as MONSTERS INSIDE ME returns for an all-new season Sunday, October 15th at 9PM. (more...)

LOST TEMPO Comes to Boston Playwrights' TheatreLOST TEMPO Comes to Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) opens its 2017-18 season with Lost Tempo by Cliff Odle. Running from October 5-22, the drama is directed by Diego Arciniegas. (more...)

London's Hit Ghost Story WOMAN IN BLACK to Appear in Austin for HalloweenLondon's Hit Ghost Story WOMAN IN BLACK to Appear in Austin for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Penfold Theatre, 7 Towers Theatre and Austin Scottish Rite Theater present Woman in Black October 13-30. (more...)

BRAVO Cucina Italiana Welcomes Autumn with New Happy Hour Menu; Plus a Variety of New, Chef-Inspired Menu Items on its Fall Menu, Introduced Sept. 19BRAVO Cucina Italiana Welcomes Autumn with New Happy Hour Menu; Plus a Variety of New, Chef-Inspired Menu Items on its Fall Menu, Introduced Sept. 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

As summer slowly fades into autumn, BRAVO Cucina Italiana locations are marking the occasion with a delicious new menu. The restaurant is pleased to have recently introduced its new Happy Hour menu, featuring a selection of brand-new, chef-inspired Bar Bites and hand-crafted beverages; and on Tuesday, Sept. 19, BRAVO will unveil new, seasonal chef-inspired dishes on its fall menu. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for Rogue Artists Ensemble's KAIDEN PROJECTCast and Creative Team Announced for Rogue Artists Ensemble's KAIDEN PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

East West Players (EWP) and Rogue Artists Ensemble are pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Rogue Artist Ensemble's Kaidan Project: Walls Grow Thin produced in association with East West Players an immersive theatrical experience inspired by Japanese ghost stories. Directed by Rogue's Artistic Director Sean T. Cawelti and written by Lisa Dring and Chelsea Sutton, Kaidan Project: Walls Grow Thin begins performances at a secret, Mid-City six-story warehouse built in 1927 (revealed after tickets are purchased) on October 5 and runs until November 5, 2017, with opening night on October 13. (more...)

Shadows and Destroyer on Sale This Friday at Seattle Theatre GroupShadows and Destroyer on Sale This Friday at Seattle Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) announces the following shows going on sale - scroll down for details! (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out a First Look at RIVERDALE Season Two, Premiering 10/11VIDEO: Check Out a First Look at RIVERDALE Season Two, Premiering 10/11
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The second season of RIVERDALE kicks off October 11th on The CW. Check out two season promos below! (more...)

BWW Review: Cadence Theatre Takes on Tony-Winning FUN HOMEBWW Review: Cadence Theatre Takes on Tony-Winning FUN HOME
by Jeremy Bustin - Sep 13, 2017

FUN HOME looks and sounds great, and has many, many moments of brilliance. (more...)

DRACULA to Play at Sutton House as Part of the National Trust's Queered SeasonDRACULA to Play at Sutton House as Part of the National Trust's Queered Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Following last year's successful sold-out run, Tea Break Theatre's immersive thriller, Dracula, returns to Sutton House for Halloween as part of the National Trust's 'Queered Season'. (more...)

Massey Hall to Host the 4th Annual Dream SerenadeMassey Hall to Host the 4th Annual Dream Serenade
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Massey Hall is set to host the fourth annual Dream Serenade benefit concert on Saturday, November 11, 2017. (more...)

WEAPONS CATWALK Opens Today as Part of #ArmingTheWorldWEAPONS CATWALK Opens Today as Part of #ArmingTheWorld
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Today sees the opening of the first ever 'Weapons Catwalk' as artists and theatre makers combine to satirise the DSEI arms fair (also this week) with #ArmingTheWorld. (more...)

Houston Ballet presents the Premiere of A HOUSTON BALLETHouston Ballet presents the Premiere of A HOUSTON BALLET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to Hurricane Harvey, Houston Ballet is unable to perform the opening two productions at the company's home venue. However, Houston Ballet is pleased to report that select performances of fall programming have been rescheduled at THE HOBBY CENTER - SAROFIM HALL. For a limited time from September 22-24 at The Hobby Center, Houston Ballet presents Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Mayerling, and will be the first North-American company to perform this compelling production. Originally premiering on February 14, 1978 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden by the Royal Ballet, Mayerling also had a triumphant American premiere in Los Angeles that same year and was the subject of a London Weekend Television film, winning the 1978 music category of the prestigious Prix Italia - the first ballet to do so. (more...)

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