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by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The Women's Caucus of Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) is pleased to announce Pamela Halstead as the winner of the 2019 Bra d'Or Award, which recognizes an individual for promoting and supporting the work of women playwrights in Canada.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The shortlist is announced today for the 2019 Achates Philanthropy Prize, the only annual prize that celebrates first-time supporters of the arts in the UK.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Director Joel Grey and stars from the critically-acclaimed, award-winning and groundbreaking production of a?oeFiddler on the Roof in Yiddisha?? will celebrate the success of their original cast recording at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street) in New York City at 3:30pm on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
From October 25 to November 30, 2019, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England premiere of ADMISSIONS, the winner of the 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Perhaps best known as the comedian who puts the cerebral in Cerebral Palsy, Josh Blue centers much of his self-deprecating act around his disability. He exploded onto the national comedy scene by capturing the attention and endearment of the country as the winner of NBC's Last Comic Standing.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Arcola Theatre and Jump Spark today announce the full cast for Amanda Lomas' bold new imagining of Hunger, adapted from the ground-breaking psychological novel by Knut Hamsun. Fay Lomas directs Archie Backhouse (Hans), Katie Eldred (Ylayali), Kwami Odoom (The Young Man) and Jessica Tomlinson (Landlady). The production opens on 25 November, with previews from 20 November, and runs until 21 December.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Dear Evan Hansen comes to St. Louis's Fabulous Fox Theatre October 22 a?" November 3. In advance of the start of performances, the production announced today that it will host a digital ticket lottery offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $25 tickets available per performance.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Latinx playwrights residing in the United States, its territories or Mexico are encouraged to submit scripts for Arizona Theatre Company's (Sean Daniels, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) 2020 National Latinx Playwriting Award. Deadline is Nov. 1, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
For 2020, the 44th year of London's annual festival of contemporary visual theatre, 10 overseas companies join 8 British groups, including 4 LIMF co-commissioned productions: This Time, a tender take on relationships and ageing from aerial theatre company Ockham's Razor; Romancing the Apocalypse from multi award winning dance duo Thick & Tight; Dead Good, a funny and poignant story of dying from full mask theatre company Vamos Theatre; and the story of one of showbiz's long overlooked partnerships, The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel performed by Told by an Idiot at new festival venue, the iconic Wilton's Music Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
a?oeThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Timea?? Premieres November 1 at South Bend Civic Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Darren Criss and Lena Hall check out the Broadway revival of Oklahoma!
by TV Scoop - Oct 7, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE MASKED SINGER, airing on FOX on Wednesday, October 16, 2019!
by TV Scoop - Oct 7, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE MASKED SINGER, airing on FOX on Saturday, October 19, 2019!
by TV Scoop - Oct 7, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE MASKED SINGER, airing on FOX on Saturday, October 19, 2019!
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Golden Globe®-nominated animated classic THE SWAN PRINCESS, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is making the fan-favorite available in brilliant high definition for the first time ever with a collectible anniversary edition Blu-ray and in 4K HDR on digital, both available on October 29th.
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019
Today is a great day, and here's why: Dear Evan Hansen is giving us a look inside the show's journey to London's West End. Check out the video to get a peek at the West End cast chatting with Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Michael Greif, and Steven Levenson, as well at the show's Broadway company!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2019
The winners for New Zealand's premier, international short film festival, Show Me Shorts, have been unveiled. The announcements took place at the festival's gala Opening Night and Awards Ceremony in Auckland tonight.
by Kay Kudukis - Oct 5, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Canadian photojournalist Paul Watson is haunted by the words he heard a dead soldier say as he took the photo, in 1993, that would win him the Pulitzer Prize and reshape American foreign policy. Playwright Dan O'Brien, struggling with ghosts of his own, reaches out to Watson, and the two forge a friendship as they reckon with the traumas that have shaped their lives. a?oeThe Body of an American' is a bold, radically theatrical and poetic true story that ranges from Afghanistan and Iraq to the Canadian High Arctic. Two actors play more than thirty roles in an exhilarating new form of documentary drama. The Winner of the inaugural Edward Kennedy Prize, the Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play, and the PEN Award for Drama.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
The Young Vic today announces the complete cast for Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, directed by the Young Vic's Genesis Fellow and Associate Director Nadia Latif.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Acclaimed international sand artist Kseniya Simonova (recent winner of Golden Buzzer on Britain's Got Talent 2019: The Champions) partners with the Guy Mendilow Ensemble (GME) to present the U.S. Premiere tour of The Forgotten Kingdom - Sand Stories from October 29 - November 12, 2019 through the United States.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Columbia Artists will present Chicago The Musical - In Concert, premiering with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in Dallas, TX tonight, October 4, 2019.
by Derek McCracken - Oct 4, 2019
Written by Dann Berg and Avital Asuleen (Director/Choreographer), THE FLOORSHOW intersperses song-and-dance numbers into the dramatization of the personal and professional hurdles that an all-female performance troupe faces in 1951 New York City. Moving between onstage and backstage at The Gilded Palace, THE FLOORSHOW nests an emotionally rich female-sisterhood narrative within a framework of creative competition and sexism.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Receive 2 Premium tickets The Lion King on Broadway and receive a backstage tour where you'll meet some of the cast and see how the magic works!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Bid to win the chance for you and a guest to enjoy a performance of Hadestown, winner of 8 Tony Awards, including 2019 Best Musical, then meet Tony-nominated actress Amber Gray, who plays Persephone, after the show!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Bid to win 2 tickets to Moulin Rouge on Broadway, plus a backstage tour with star, Jeigh Madjus!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
You and a guest will have an incredible opportunity to meet Lin-Manuel Miranda with two Center Orchestra tickets to Freestyle Love Supreme on Broadway!
by TV Scoop - Oct 14, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE VOICE, airing on NBC on Monday, October 28, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Howard County's signature arts event, the Howard County Arts Council's Celebration of the Arts in Howard County, will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC)  announced today that individual tickets for the Providence premiere of Dear Evan Hansen will go on sale Friday, October 18 at 10A.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Broadway renegade Allison Frasca (All Star: the Best Broadway Musical) presents a celebration of Broadway's smallest parts with the biggest hearts. Side characters with only one song, ensemble members with only one line, the songs you skip on the cast album a?' this is their time to shine. Featuring some tall guests, Only Small Parts brings you the gems Broadway forgot.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
McCarter Theatre Center announces a generous gift of $500,000 from McCarter supporter and arts philanthropist Betty Wold Johnson, in honor of Emily Mann's thirty years as Artistic Director and Resident Playwright. The gift will be used to support the ongoing artistic excellence for which McCarter became known during Mann's tenure.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Belgian dance theater collective Peeping Tom makes its US and BAM debuts with 32 rue Vandenbranden, winner of Britain's prestigious Olivier Award for best dance performance in 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Bid to win this Hadestown original Broadway cast album on vinyl signed by Tony-Winning Director, Rachel Chavkin!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Enjoy dinner at New York City landmark Chez Josephine, along with VIP house seats to Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! on Broadway. Afterwards, you will be invited on stage to meet and take a photo with members of the cast.
by BWW Contests - Oct 11, 2019
Get ready because BroadwayWorld is giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to see Soulpepper Theatre Company's production of Almighty Voice and His Wife! The winner will receive a pair of tickets to their choice of the production's October 15th or October 16th performance. The contest will run now through October 13th at 11:59PM EST, so make sure to enter for your chance to win TODAY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Bring Live Theatre into your home or organization with a private performance of Ian Ruskin's acclaimed tour de force one-man play To Begin the World Over Again: the Life of Thomas Paine including a Q&A plus meet and greet after the play. This timely play has been performed at Joe's Pub, at the Public Theatre in NYC, Fanueil Hall in Boston, plus hundreds of noted performances to standing ovations in the US and UK. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Now's your chance to see Hamilton on Broadway with two house seat tickets - plus, you will go backstage and meet Tony Winner James Monroe Iglehart, who plays Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson! Get reacquainted with a retelling of American history in this is genre-defying, ground-breaking musical.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Bid to win this Playbill signed by the principal cast of Mean Girls, now on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Dear Evan Hansen, currently running on Broadway and on tour, will be holding an open call next month in Los Angeles to fill the show's principal teen roles! 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre will kick-off this year's Festival of New Musicals at The Green Room 42 (at the Yotel, 570 10th Ave) with The 46th Minute concert on Wednesday, October 23 at 7 PM.  This concert is open to the public and tickets starting at $22, can be purchased by visiting TheGreenRoom42.poptix.com. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), has announced the winner and three finalists for the annual Zelda Fichandler Award. The award will be presented at an invitation-only event on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in New York City. The Fichandler Award recognizes directors and choreographers who have demonstrated great accomplishment to-date with singular creativity and deep investment in a particular community or region, and is named for Zelda Fichandler, the founding artistic director of Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. This year's Fichandler Award focused on directors and choreographers from the central region of the United States.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Queens-based theater troupe Rude Grooms released a first look and full details on the creative team for their Halloween production of The Changeling. The 1622 gothic horror tragicomedy (written by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley) plays The Studio Bar at The Astorian in Astoria and the Plaxall Gallery in Long Island City.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Trinity Rep will be auctioning off one pair of premium tickets to the final Saturday night performance of its sold-out run of The Prince of Providence. Proceeds will support the Tony Award-winning theater's education programs. The tickets are for the performance on Saturday, October 26 at 7:30 pm, and are located in the fifth row center on the aisle. The online auction will open at 7:00 am on Tuesday, October 15 and close at 10:00 pm on Sunday, October 20. Bids can be placed at www.32auctions.com/trinityrep.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and Van Alen Institute today announced the winner of the sixth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition: Ziggy by New York-based team Hou de Sousa. On view November 18, 2019a?"January 1, 2020, Ziggy will celebrate the holiday season with vibrant hues and playful gestures, creating a highly visible landmark at the heart of the Flatiron District and the centerpiece of the Partnership's annual holiday programming. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Hadestown's Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada recently went 'way down' to visit Oklahoma!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Johnstown, PA native and Brooklyn, NY based actor, writer Dan Ruth returns to the Pittsburgh area with his multi-award-winning, critically acclaimed black comedy solo work, A Life Behind Bars, at Carnegie Stage in Carnegie, PA this coming October 24th, 25th and 26th at 8pm. The tour-de-force show performed to sell-out houses in Pittsburgh earlier this year.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces its Fall Improv Season, which includes a brand new show, Last Laugh, and raises the stakes in its audience favorite competition show, Out of Bounds.
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
ABC today announced the new season pickup of “Holey Moley,” following its successful “Summer Fun & Games” debut on the network earlier this year. In the show's second season, set to air in summer 2020, the world's most extreme mini-golf obstacle course will return as all-new competitors take on daring new challenges in an attempt to win a cash prize. The season two course will be bigger and better than ever, featuring all-new holes, and bringing more drama, trick shots and hysterically impressive wipeouts. Rob Riggle and Joe Tessitore will return as color and play-by-play commentators, respectively, while Jeannie Mai will resume her role as sideline correspondent. NBA superstar Stephen Curry serves as an executive producer as well as the “Holey Moley” resident golf pro.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
For the last decade and a half, Centre Stage has counted it a privilege to celebrate works from far and wide as part of our New Play Festival.