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Soho Rep. to Return to Walker Street with Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Soho Rep. has announced its 2017-18 season, which marks the return of the beloved New York City theater to the Lower Manhattan storefront it has called home for over 25 years. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The new musical Ben, Virginia and Me: The Liberace Musical will get its NY debut as part of the New York Musical Festival. (more...)

Heavy Pettin', The Quireboys, and Full Line-Up Revealed for WinterStorm
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The organizers of WinterStorm 2017 in Troon, Ayrshire on the west coast of Scotland have unveiled the remainder of the line up for the classic rock weekend taking place on Friday 24th and Saturday the 25th of November 2017. (more...)

The 2017 Chicago Fringe Festival and Kids Fringe Schedule and Performers Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The 2017 Chicago Fringe Festival and Kids Fringe, August 30 - September 10, announce the slate of performances and venues and all tickets go on sale to the public on Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 12 p.m. The eighth annual Chicago Fringe Festival takes place in five venues in Jefferson Park. Entrance to the Chicago Fringe Festival, called Chicago's "Best Performing Arts Festival" by the Chicago Reader, is a one-time button purchase of $5, after that all individual performances are $10. Kids Fringe features free workshops along with ticketed shows that are appropriate for all ages. (more...)

Tony Winner Laura Benanti Joins Cast of Hit TBS Comedy THE DETOUR
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Tony Winner Laura Benanti has officially joined the cast of the hit TBS comedy, THE DETOUR for Season 3. The show was created, written and executive-produced by Jason Jones and Samantha Be. It was just renewed for it's latest season, which begins shooting this summer. (more...)

AMC Orders New Original Series DIETLAND from Marti Noxon
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

AMC announced at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Summer 2017 Press Tour, AMC that it has greenlit a new dramatic series DIETLAND, from Marti Noxon ('Mad Men,' 'UnReal,' 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 'Sharp Objects,' 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce') and based on Sarai Walker's 2015 novel of the same name. (more...)

BWW Review: Amy Seiwert's WANDERING at the Joyce Theater, July 27, 2017
by Barnett Serchuk - Jul 30, 2017

Franz Schubert's Winterreise is one of music's supreme compositions of all time. A desolate song cycle depicting a traveler on a savage winter journey through a fierce snowy environment and an anguished mental state, it has long been a favored recital offering by both men, and sometimes women, singers. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2017

Cotuit Center for the Arts brings its award-winning production of "Lines in the Sand" to New York City for a limited run. This suspenseful, hard-hitting contemporary drama received its world premiere on Cape Cod before traveling to Ireland and winning awards at the International Dublin Theatre Festival.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Black Ensemble's LAST DANCER STANDING Opens Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor continue the 2017 Season (The Dance Theater Season) with the world premiere musical Last Dancer Standing (More Than Hip Hop), written, directed, and choreographed by Black Ensemble Theater Associate Director Rueben Echoles. Last Dancer Standing (More than Hip Hop) will be performed at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, July 22 - September 3, 2017.   (more...)

Highly Anticipated Release of the New Book from Jackie Ganiy, 'Tragic Hollywood Beautiful Glamorous and Still Dead'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017


LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Reboot In the Works at Warner Bros; Josh Gad & Rebel Wilson to Star?
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 28, 2017

Today, a new report suggests that Warner Bros is hoping PITCH PERFECT's REBEL Wilson and BOOK OF MORMON's Josh Gad will sign on to star in the lead roles of Audrey and Seymour. (more...)

Women and Heart Disease: The Real Story with Dr. Jacqueline Eubany
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

'Silence is one of the most deadly aspects of women's heart disease,” says Dr. Jacqueline Eubany, board-certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist. Having devoted her life's work to saving women from this deadly disease, Dr. Eubany is an expert speaker who encourages and educates women to become proactive about their own health – so they never become a statistic of heart disease. (more...)

The Shaw Festival Renames Theater in Honour of Former Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

At a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier today, the Shaw Festival honoured former Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell's fourteen year tenure by renaming the Studio Theatre. In front of an audience of donors, company members and patrons, the space was officially christened the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre just days before Middletown takes residency for the season. (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott, Mary Testa Join Jason Alexander in John Patrick Shanley's THE PORTUGUESE KID at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce additional casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley, appearing as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 27, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 27, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

BIGSOUND Festival Announces Second Artist Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

BIGSOUND Festival have dropped the mic today on an undeniable second announcement, filling an epic four-night adventure of sound and setting yet another benchmark for new live music discovery in Australia. Proving that Australia's underground is a wide, diverse pool of talent and innovation, this year's line-up is a cross-genre triumph for anyone wanting to get excited about all that's great about tomorrow's music scene.  (more...)

Blair Goldberg Returns to Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Blair Goldberg (center), an alumna from Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Theater program visited on Thursday, July 20 with the current Usdan Troupe - kids participating in the camp's heralded Theater Department.  (more...)

Marilyn Maye to Return to The Art House in Provincetown Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald, star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House six summers ago, and again each year since. This celebrated living legend returns to the Broadway @ The Art House series by popular demand again this summer from August 4 - 7 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Julie Chen and Edie Falco Visit LATE LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

James asks Julie Chen about the incredible 19-season run for Big Brother and asks Edie Falco about fans approaching her around town for her roles in 'Nurse Jackie' and 'The Sopranos' and learns there are a lot of Carmellas in New Jersey. (more...)

Victory Gardens Announces Casting for 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for the 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Tuvalu, or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu; This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson; Spin Moves by Ken Weitzman; Tell Them I'm Still Young by Julia Doolittle; Wolf Play by Hansol Jung; and Suspension by Kristiana Rae Colon. (more...)

VIDEO: Laura Benanti Explains Why 'We Are All Melania Trump' on LATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti recounted the quick turnaround required to pull off her impression of the now-First Lady on a live taping of the show. (more...)

Donna McKechnie Will Star in Arena Stage's THE PAJAMA GAME; Season Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for upcoming productions as part of the company's 2017/18 programming as single tickets for the full season go on sale. (more...)

Long Island International Film Expo Celebrates Closing Night Awards Ceremony
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

With the 20th Annual Long Island International Film Expo wrapping Thursday Night after an amazing week that saw 168 short and feature-length films of every genre showcased, LIIFE presented its Closing Night Awards Ceremony at the historic Bellmore Movies where celebs from both Stage and Screen presented honors to those in the film industry for their hard work. (more...)

Loudon Wainwright III, Makana & John Cruz and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Folk singer, songwriter and actor Loudon Wainwright III, critically acclaimed Hawaiian musicians Makana & John Cruz, Louisiana's Grammy nominated Southern Roots group, The Revelers and the return of London based R&B trio Loose ends. (more...)

EPIX Sets Premiere Dates for Original Fall Programming
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Premium network EPIX®, an MGM company, has set premiere dates for three of its fall originals, it was announced today at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour. (more...)

Las Cruces Symphony and Pacific Arts Society Come to Spencer 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

More than 44 musicians with the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra join a cast of professional singers and dancers from the United States and Europe in Shining A New Light on the Arts, an original blend of cutting-edge classical and contemporary performing arts. The two-act Pacific Arts Society production on Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m. features an elaborate counterpoint of soaring classical vocals matched by lyrical and spirited dance. (more...)

Des Moines Community Playhouse Announces 2017 Dionysos Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse held the 2017 Dionysos Awards on Sunday, July 23. The theatre honored 21 backstage, front-of-house, and education volunteers, and announced 10 acting award winners. (more...)

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Shaina Taub and More to Lead Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Musical at the Delacorte
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, and the company has just been announced! (more...)

The Cape Cod Theatre Project to Stage Reading of Cusi Cram's EAST OF WEST TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Cape Cod Theatre Project presents its final staged reading of the 2017 Season, Cusi Cram's East of West Town, July 27-29, at Falmouth Academy in Falmouth, MA. (more...)

CRASH to Bring Aerial Dance to The Cockpit as Part of Camden Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

CRASH is a rollercoaster of feelings, a symphony of colliding bodies. A show that chases moments of emotional intensity, a story about life's ups and downs, a celebration of strength and fragility. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE Unveiled at Comic Con
by Movies News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A new animated adventure in Warner Bros. Pictures' LEGO® franchise, “The LEGO NINJAGO® Movie” stars Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen, Abbi Jacobson, Olivia Munn, Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Peña, Zach Woods, and the legendary Jackie Chan. Check out the just-released trailer below! (more...)

BWW Review:Broadway's James Snyder Performs Engaging SOLILOQUY
by Don Grigware - Jul 24, 2017

Actor/singer James Snyder premiered his touring cabaret show Soliloquy at the Catalina Jazz Club under the prolific banner Chris Isaacson Presents Thursday July 20. Snyder is one of those handsome Broadway leading men whose magnetic appeal is greatly assisted not only by boyish charm but more importantly by an infectiously off beat sense of humor, unpredictability...and... he has one of the most beautifully powerhouse tenor/baritone voices onstage anywhere. I can only think of one or two others who fill the bill as completely well as Snyder. (more...)

Dana Smith-Croll, George E. Salazar and Marilyn Sokol to Star in RAGING SKILLET at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

TheaterWorks announced final casting today for RAGING SKILLET by Jacques Lamarre the 5th show of TheaterWorks 31st Season. (more...)

Andrew Keenan-Bolger Brings Solo Concert to Madison
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

Andrew Keenan-Bolger,actor, director, author and filmmaker brings his solo concert to Madison! He recently starred as "Jesse Tuck" in Tuck Everlasting on Broadway and created the role of "Crutchie" in the Original Broadway Cast of Newsies and in the record-breaking film, Newsies: The Broadway Musical. (more...)

BWW Review: Destiny Theatre Experience's MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Burns Bright
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 22, 2017

Despite its provocative title and abundant profanity (or maybe even because of it), Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherf**ker With the Hat is actually filled with a lot of humanity and heart, enough that you'll find it difficult to shake off the story and its characters long after the final scene has played out. And thanks to director Kurt Jarvis' production for Destiny Theatre Experience's tenth anniversary, the Nashville debut will likely be talked about and recounted for months to come - which seems the perfect testament to the impact of Shawn Whitsell's company on Music City's vibrant arts and theater company. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Jenna Leigh Green is most known to television audiences as Sabrina Spellman's nemesis Libby Chessler on three seasons of the hit ABC sitcom 'Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.' She played the role of Heather in the Touchstone Pictures release 'You Again' opposite Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Betty White. Ms. Green also recently appeared opposite James Franco in the film 'I Am Michael.' (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, Starring Kathleen Chalfant, Begins Rehearsals Next Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Rehearsals are set to begin on Tuesday, July 25 for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

TLC Presents Hour-Long Special GROWING UP EVANCHO, 8/9
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Get a glimpse into the life of Jackie Evancho and her family in the hour-long special GROWING UP EVANCHO on Wednesday, August 9 at 10/9c on TLC. (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Now Booking in the West End to January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Motown the Musical has just released 500,000 new tickets for sale, taking bookings for the hit West End production into 2019 when the show will celebrate its third year in London and Motown will celebrate sixty years since the record company was founded.  (more...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 21, 2017

Shawn Whitsell's Destiny Theatre Experience celebrates its tenth anniversary starting tonight with the opening of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherfucker With the Hat at Nashville's iconic Darkhorse Theater. Directed by Kurt Jarvis and featuring a cast of local stage favorites, along with some intriguing newcomers, including Michael Carlo, Megan Blevins, Matt N. Smith, Amie Lara and Tony Insignares. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

As the country awaits the Nevada Board of Parole's decision whether or not to grant parole to O.J. Simpson, A&E Network is announcing a two-hour special that analyzes with new details and revelations the case that led to his conviction for armed robbery, it was announced today by Elaine Frontain Bryant, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming, A&E Network. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrates 100 Sweet Performances!
by Walter McBride - Jul 20, 2017

The cast of Broadway's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory celebrated 100 sweet performances on Broadway last night at the Paramount Hotel Bar & Grill. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and brings you photos below! (more...)

BWW Review: FINDING MONA LISA at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - Jul 20, 2017

You think the Mona Lisa's smirking? Well, so do I. She's got that tight little smile because she's survived 450 years of slightly perverted adoration culminating in being whacked by a tossed rock. (more...)

Long Island International Film Expo Holds Closing Night Awards Ceremony
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

After an exciting week of short and feature-length independent films from around the world premiering at the Long Island International Film Expo, the 20th Annual festival will go out with a bang as they present their Closing Night Awards Ceremony Thursday, July 20th at the historic Bellmore Movies (222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore, NY 11710) from 7:00PM to 9:00PM (RED CARPET BEGINS AT 5:00PM)! (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse presents Obie Award Winner APPROPRIATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

VIDEO: 2CELLOS Cover Justin Bieber's 'Despacito'
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2017

CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, released a new cover video for 'Despacito', this summer's hottest single remixed by Justin Beiber, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi. The video was filmed on July 8th in Zagreb, Croatia at a local bar just around the corner from the studio. The audio track is also available now via all download / streaming services. (more...)

Paul Alexander's New Musical TRINKETS to Open at Gene Frankel Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Trinkets, an original musical set in New York's historic meatpacking district will premiere at the Gene Frankel Theater for a limited run in August. (more...)

BITCH SLAP Opens 8/10 at Oasis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Adultery, blackmail, confessions, amnesia, nervous breakdowns, bigamy, adoptions, divorce, evil twins, seduction, catfights & shoulder pads! And that's just in the first scene.  D'Arcy Drollinger's stage send-up of the 80's television soap-opera and telenovela opens August 10th and runs Thursdays-Saturdays at Oasis, 298 11th Street at the corner of Folsom. (more...)

Breaking News: Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller and More to Set Sail with Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Tony Award nominee Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller, and Isaac Powell are joining the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW 8/7 - 8/11 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Aug 1, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW 8/7 - 8/11, airing on ABC (more...)

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