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by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
More2Screen today announces the cinema release of the critically acclaimed Kinky Boots The Musical, the winner of every Best Musical award, which will be screened in more than 600 cinemas across the UK and Ireland on 4 and 9 February 2020. With songs from Grammy and Tony award winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, book by legendary Broadway playwright Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray), Kinky Boots The Musical stars the original West End leads, Matt Henry and Killian Donnelly. Cinema tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday 1 November 2019. For more information and to book tickets visit KinkyBootsCinema.com.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will present an Oral History Project event with the legendary, five-time Tony Award-winning actress, Angela Lansbury on Thursday, November 14 starting at 6pm (doors at 5:30pm) in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the FREE event is currently sold out.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Mrs. T's Pierogies - a PA-based brand and the largest producer of frozen pierogies in the country - teamed up with former NFL players Charlie Batch and Tra Thomas to show fans how easy it is to score a tailgate touchdown when pierogies are on the menu.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
WICKED, Baltimore's most popular musical, will return to Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre from February 12 through March 8. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale Friday, November 1.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
In the Athletic Director's office of a prestigious Division One athletic department, a reform-minded administrator faces down a coach who personifies the winner-take-all culture of college football when scandal threatens to derail the season.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 31, 2019
There was so much heart, love and entertainment on the stage of The Rose Theater last night, as The Cabaret Convention celebrated the legacy and the music of the legendary Judy Garland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
On 29 October 2019 performances began for the West End premiere of Dear Evan Hansen at the Noel Coward Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
Christmas at Birdland featuring Billy Stritch, Jim Caruso and Klea Blackhurst made a strong debut on the Billboard Jazz chart. The project currently claims the #7 spot on the chart, after having reached the #2 spot on the iTunes Jazz chart on its first weekend out.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
After three sold-out shows in the spring singer, Liora Michelle, returns to Don't Tell Mama on Friday, November 8th and Saturday, December 7th with her NYC cabaret debut show, 'The Greedy Soprano' directed by Lennie Watts with Musical Director Bill Zeffiro.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
Set during World War II as the first African -American female battalion arrives in Europe, this fictional historical play follows members of the 6888 Central Postal Battalion.
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
On last night's episode of The Voice, four artists made it past their Knockout Round to continue forward in the competition.
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
The 8th Annual Key West Film Festival announces its official 2019 lineup including major fall films from Noah Baumbach and Destin Daniel Cretton. More than 115 films and V/R pieces will be shown during the 5-day festival, which runs November 20-24. Nearly half of the feature films at the festival will be Florida festival premieres.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
FACTORY is proud to present their second CrossCurrents Canada presentation of the 2019-20 Season, the Toronto premiere of BETWEEN BREATHS, an Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland production. Written by Robert Chafe and directed by Jillian Keiley, with an evocative live score by Juno Nominated The Once, BETWEEN BREATHS will be presented at the Factory Mainspace from November 20 a?" December 8, 2019.
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
NBCUniversal and Ideas United have partnered to produce a video submission contest targeting emerging filmmakers to promote Universal Pictures' thrilling new epic, 1917, from Oscar®-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes. Set at the height of World War I, the film follows two British soldiers, in real time, on a seemingly impossible mission, in a race against the clock, to deliver a critical message to the frontlines. Inspired by the style of the movie, filmmakers are challenged to submit a two-minute video filmed in one continuous shot, focused on the theme of delivering an urgent message.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Atlantic Records has released a fourth track from '& Juliet (Original London Cast Recording),' the official companion to the new West End musical featuring the music of legendary pop songwriter Max Martin. Arriving today is an anthemic take on 'Since U Been Gone,' performed by Miriam-Teak Lee and the Original London Cast of & Juliet - streaming now HERE.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Fringe First winners Bear Trap Theatre and Alfred Fagon Award-winner Paula B Stanic bring the gripping true story of a revolutionary leader to the stage this autumn. Based on the too-short life of Black Panther Party member Fred Hampton, the drama opens on the night of his assassination. 50 years on from his death, the play highlights Hampton's life and legacy, in particular the peaceful negotiations he led with Chicago street gangs and his efforts to end to police brutality. Messiah is a timely retelling of Hampton's story, considering the revolutionary potential of politically engaged young people and the will to make a difference, whatever the cost.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Millikin University's School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2019-20 performance season with Broadway's longest-running American musical, 'Chicago.' The show will run Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. All performances will be held at Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Millikin's campus.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
The Cabaret Showdown is a monthly game show produced by Sound Street Productions in association with Frigid New York @ Horse Trade since 2011. This unique competition is a mixture of live karaoke and musical improvisation, with a game board. Contestants are asked to choose songs from various categories with no knowledge of what the song will be until 30 seconds before they sing. The winner from each month receives a free one-hour showcase performance at the Kraine Theater presented the following month. Contestants can register in advance at the official website.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
It will be a LIVE Hallmark Channel moment for Global Bronze Productions select 30 handbell ringers, who were chosen to serenade the finalists in the 1st Annual Gingerbread Wars at the 1st Christmas Con ever - https://thats4entertainment.com/christmascon/ 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Christmas Village in Philadelphia presented by Bank of America will once again return to LOVE Park for its 12th season (1500 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102). From Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28th) through Christmas Eve (Tuesday, December 24th), with a Preview Weekend on November 23rd and 24th, Christmas Village will transform LOVE Park into an authentic open-air German Christmas market.
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Suspense is now at a fever pitch in HGTV's Rock the Block competition series—and the winner will claim her victory on Monday, Nov. 11, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Throughout the series, the four challengers Leanne Ford (Restored by the Fords), Mina Starsiak Hawk (Good Bones), Jasmine Roth (Hidden Potential) and Alison Victoria (Windy City Rehab) faced-off to max-out identical properties in the Los Angeles area—with the goal to add the most property value to each home. In the final nail-biting episode, the fierce competitors work down to the wire to finish the remaining spaces in the homes, including bedrooms, bathrooms and exteriors. 
by Stage Tube - Nov 7, 2019
Today is a great day, and here's why: we have a look at 13-year old Asher Reynolds performing the Dear Evan Hansen classic 'Waving Through a Window' in his latest music video. Check out the video!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
As part of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) annual conference in New York City JMTC Theatre will present 20 minute showcases from their award-winning, hit plays: Smoker, The Good Adoptee and Circle on Thursday January 9th at 7PM and Saturday January 11th at 2PM in one exciting hour's worth of nonstop entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
TodayTix, the digital gateway to arts and cultural experiences, released pre-sale tickets starting at $45 today for the highly anticipated a?oeMamma Mia!a?? at The Anthem. The new venue has been a popular concert destination, but next summer, the ABBA-tuned, award-winning hit will be the first musical theater production to hit their stage.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
China Arts and Entertainment Group Ltd. (CAEG) presents the US premiere of an opera and dance musical production Lady Zhaojun starring Chinese multi-award singer Li Yugang. The performances will take place on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm at the San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101.
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
 The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) has announced the launch of its 2020 international emerging jazz bands competition, DCJazzPrix, with applications live now at dcjazzprix.org. The entry fee remains a modest $49 per band.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
The Bristol Hippodrome is hosting a pantomime promo day at Clarks Village in Street to reach out to families this Christmas. On Saturday 16th November from 11 a?" 2 shoppers will have the chance to join in the fun with a number of exciting events, competitions and giveaways relating to this year's pantomime Dick Whittington, starring soap legend Shane Richie.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
The Pleiades Project, in collaboration with Multi-Cultural Sonic Evolution, presents World of Miyabi: Japanese Woman in Song on November 21 at 8:00 p.m. as part of the 2019 Sound of Arts Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
On Tuesday 19th November 2019, Her Majesty's Theatre will host Gloves Off - an afternoon of discussion surrounding the past, present and future of HIV/AIDS and its impact on the performing arts industry, hosted in drag by Wallis Depres and including special guests Andrew Keates, Susan Cole-Haley and Matthew Todd.
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
ATX Television Festival announces first wave of programming for year nine of the festival, which will take place June 4-7, 2020, in Austin, Texas.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Beatbox Canada is celebrating 10 years of national competitions bringing out the best beatboxing talent our nation has to offer. Judged by an elite panel from across Canada, the winner will have a chance to represent Canada at the World Beatbox Championships in Berlin, Germany.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Victory Gardens Theater continues its 45th season with the Co-World Premiere of How to Defend Yourself by liliana padilla and directed by Marti Lyons. A Co-World Premiere with Actors Theatre of Louisville, How to Defend Yourself runs January 24 a?" February 23, 2020, with press performance on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.
by Virag Dombay - Nov 5, 2019
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the finalists for the Queensland Premier's Drama Award (QPDA) 2020-21. Artists Anna Loren, Maddie Nixon and Steve Pirie have been selected from the record-breaking field of 221 entries. This marks the largest intake of new dramatic works in the Award's 17-year history, with entries received from every state and territory in Australia.
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
After weeks of competition, and now with only ten competitors, Music House—a singing competition hosted by iHeartRadio's 102.7 KIIS FM and LiveMe—will hold its finale on Nov. 7.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Outside Edge Theatre Company celebrates its 20th birthday this November as the UK's only theatre company and participatory arts charity focused on addiction. To mark this momentous occasion OETC hosted an evening of performances at Troubadour Theatre (White City) on November 1st. As well as reflecting on the success of the past twenty years, the evening looked towards the future by announcing a new script competition to be judged by multi-award-winning playwright Enda Walsh and other leading theatre industry figures.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Co-Artistic Directors David Hogan & David Rogers announce the 2020 Season. When asked about the line up for the upcoming season, they explained, a?oeWe designed this season with our patrons in mind. They visit us for an exciting, fun day out and we promise to continue delivering that experience for them'. Echoing their sentiment and excitement, Director of Arts, Marketing and Communications for the Town of Petrolia, Laurissa Ellsworth said, a?oeThe 2020 Season at the Victoria Playhouse promises another year of carefully selected, world-class entertainment and equally incredible customer service!a??
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Each year, dozens of young, aspiring musical artists audition to become a finalist in the Williams Sing-Off Competition. This event is hosted by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust every New Year's Eve as a part of Highmark First Night Pittsburgh. The winner will be given the honor of performing live at the Dollar Bank Stage at 7th Street & Penn Avenue on New Year's Eve, among many other great prizes.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard... and the radio just couldn't get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
The Chelsea Symphony's Holiday Concert at 8pm on December 6th, 2019, features the orchestra's annual performance of Aaron Dai's The Night Before Christmas, narrated by actor and comedian Mario Cantone, best known for his role as Anthony on Sex and the City.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
This season marks not only the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth, but also 30 years since the founding of the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique (ORR), one of the three ensembles that make up the trailblazing Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras (MCO). As MCO founder and artistic director John Eliot Gardiner recalls, he and the period-instrument orchestra made it their mission to a?oerecover the world of Beethoven's sounda?? from the outset.
by TV Scoop - Nov 4, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE MASKED SINGER, airing on FOX on Wednesday, November 13, 2019!
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 2, 2019
Every year, thousands of playwrights respond to Papatango Theatre Company's call for their New Writing Prize. 2019 saw 1406 entries from across the UK and Republic of Ireland, from which only one was going to be chosen for a full production and a further commission from the company. The winner of this year's highly regarded and fairly ruthless competition is Samuel Bailey with his play Shook, which examines how three teenagers cope in a young offender institution after being shut away by the community.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2019
Recently, Gaten Matarazzo of Stranger Things fame visited Oklahoma! He posed with the cast backstage after the show.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Ragtime will make its Australian premiere at Arts Centre Melbourne 2 - 10 November 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
In the summer of 2020, Signature Theatre heads across the river to DC's hottest new venue The Anthem to present an all new production of the global phenomenon Mamma Mia! featuring 22 of ABBA's biggest hits.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Opening November 22nd, 2019 at The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale, A Very Golden Girls Christmas: An Unauthorized Parody is a delightful mash-up of some of your favorite episodes of the beloved sit-com. This holiday, spend an evening with Rose, Blanche, Sophia, and Dorothy!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
In honor of National Author's Day today, November 1, TOOTSIE has partnered with The New School's College of Performing Arts to launch a playwriting contest for its students. Participants must submit a new, original 5-minute comedic play with the title a?oeWho Are You?a?? based off a TOOTSIE song of the same title. The winner of the contest will receive a private writing consultation with Tony Award-winning book writer Robert Horn.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins November 5 at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis and plays a limited one-week engagement through Sunday, November 10. In Memphis, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the box office, making a limited number of tickets available at $25 apiece.
by Herbert Paine - Nov 1, 2019
Continuing in its tradition of presenting socially relevant and provocative theatre, iTheatre Collaborative has scored again with a riveting production of Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, directed by Christopher Haines and featuring compelling and impassioned performances by Susan St. John, Marlene Galan-Woods, and Kristina Rogers.