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by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
The Story Pirates have announced the third in a series of middle-grade books for kids: The Story Pirates Present: Quest for the Crystal Crown, by Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, and illustrated by Joe Todd Stanton. Like the first two Story Pirates books -- Stuck in the Stone Age and the Parents' Choice Award winning Digging Up Danger -- this imaginative fantasy is based on an idea from a real kid (Angie Ortiz, from Rockland County, New York). The story is also a jumping-off point for an introduction to the basics of creative writing. With the help of Story Pirate Captain Rolo Vincent and the Fantasy Creation Zone, readers can use this novel as inspiration to create their OWN great fantasy adventure.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
On February 15, comedian and tech aficionado Mark Vigeant will tackle the search engine giant that's taken over the world. A lineup of experts in the field and comedians will follow soon.
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
 The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced today that Ali Wong is the first female comedian to have a residency at the Beacon Theatre. Additionally, her eighth show places her third in most performances by any comedian at the legendary venue. Tickets for the eighth show in Wong's residency on Thursday, April 23, as part of her Milk & Money tour, are on sale now!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced today that Ali Wong is the first female comedian to have a residency at the Beacon Theatre. Additionally, her eighth show places her third in most performances by any comedian at the legendary venue. Tickets for the eighth show in Wong's residency on Thursday, April 23, as part of her Milk & Money tour, are on sale now!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOsketchfest) returns March 4 a?" 15, 2020 for its 15th Anniversary, making it Toronto's longest running comedy Festival. TOsketchfest will mark this milestone with 12 days of the best scripted, ensemble comedy from across North America at Crow's Theatre, The Theatre Centre, and Comedy Bar.
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Fresh off the release of Murder Mystery, Adam Sandler's most popular Netflix film to date, we are excited to extend our deal with Sandler and Happy Madison Productions to make four more films. Our members love all things Sandler. They have spent a whopping two billion hours watching his films since 2015 - the year that The Ridiculous 6 premiered - proving there's no such thing as too much Sandler. 
by Alan Portner - Feb 9, 2020
FOREVER PLAID is a delightful stroll down memory lane for you. This new production designed at Musical Theatre Heritage inside Crown Center is a hoot and one of those “best in kind” experiences.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2020
Beginning Feb 24th, Don Barnhart and Jokesters Comedy Club's will continue their successful residency at The Attic Showroom nightly at 10:00PM inside the OYO Hotel & Casino.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2020
This Sunday, a stage and screen legend gets a shot at Oscars gold. Jonathan Pryce, who despite his many other accolades, earns his first ever Academy Award nomination for his performance in The Two Popes.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 7, 2020
The wonderful and talented employees of Feinstein's/54 Below are at it again! A new edition of the infamous 54 DOES 54 staff show is coming up in a few days, and Stephen Mosher wants to get to know these gifted artists, so he sent each of them four questions to answer about their lives in show business.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
More casting has been announced for an upcoming big screen remake of the classic fairy tale, Cinderella.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Celebrating its sixth year, Arab Women Artists Now (AWAN) festival, which runs from the 5 -29 March, offers a rich programme of visual art, music, theatre, comedy, spoken word, panel discussions and workshops by contemporary Arab women artists. Venues across London include Rich Mix, The Arab British Centre, The Book Club and the Queen of Hoxton.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Festa Della Donna, a celebration of Italian-American women, is slated for the Laurie Beechman Theatre Saturday March 7th. The event, in honor of International Women's Month, pays tribute to their contributions to the arts and features an accomplished lineup of female Italian-American performers spanning the genres of music, comedy and dance.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Manchester Jewish Museum presents its first ever Festival of Belonging from March 7-14th a?" featuring one off events and nights of comedy, theatre, storytelling, films and visual arts to examine how we assimilate in new places, explore what makes us feel that we belong and question what happens when we don't.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Direct from his own show in Las Vegas, comedian Don Barnhart brings his hysterically funny comedy show to the 209 Laugh Lounge in Stockton, CA for some Valentine's Day Celebration.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Crown & Anchor Cabaret Series 2020 in Provincetown, MA will return this summer at The Crown & Anchor's Paramount Theatre and Cabaret Room and at Town Hall Auditorium. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
On the heels of its exciting 2020 lineup announcement, Boston Calling announces the availability and onsale of Single Day tickets for this year's festival, taking place at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston, MA on Memorial Day Weekend, May 22 – May 24, 2020. Single Day tickets are available for purchase beginning TOMORROW Friday, February 7 at 10:00am EST. Tier 1 Single Day General Admission ($149.99), VIP Passes ($349.99), and Platinum Passes ($749.99) will be on sale at www.bostoncalling.com. Availability of  tickets at Tier 1 pricing will be very limited. Once Tier 1 tickets sell out, Tier 2 pricing will go into effect for Single Day General Admission ($159.99), VIP ($399.99), and Platinum ($799.99). Three-Day passes will remain on sale.
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Audible Inc., the world's largest producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, today announced a new scripted Audible Original comedy series, Escape from Virtual Island, written by John Lutz, best known for his work on “Saturday Night Live,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “30 Rock” and produced by Broadway Video Enterprises. Golden Globe-nominated actor Paul Rudd leads an all-star ensemble cast of comedic talent including Jack McBrayer, Paula Pell, Amber Ruffin, Scott Adsit, Jane Krakowski, Seth Meyers, Jason Sudeikis, Kenan Thompson, Olivia Wilde and Henry Winkler. The audio series will debut April 2, 2020 exclusively on Audible. Escape from Virtual Island is executive produced by Broadway Video's Britta von Schoeler and produced by Austin Breslow. Will Rogers and Ian Stearns are executive producers for Audible.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Held2gether, Improv for Life returns to the Long Beach Playhouse in February with its 7th annual original sketch comedy show, this year titled Sketch on the Rocks. The original sketch compilation, known for selling out, runs Thursday- Saturday February 20th- 22nd in the Studio Theatre. The all-new show boasts sketches, original songs and vignettes touching upon relationships, politics and pop culture in today's world.
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
FOX Entertainment has ordered the all-new music guessing game unscripted series I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE, hosted and executive-produced by comedian, actor and THE MASKED SINGER panelist Ken Jeong. Based on the South Korean format from CJ ENM, the series will be produced by FOX Alternative Entertainment (FAE) and will premiere later this year on FOX. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Kathryn Spiers, an engineer fired in the midst of organizing for fellow employees at Google; and Sara Morrison, a data and privacy reporter at Vox; will join Mark Vigeant for Internet Explorers: Google on Feb 15 at Caveat.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Alanta spent her 20s working in sanitation, inspecting Ugandan drop toilets. If one stares into a latrine for long enough, the latrine starts to stare back into you. Alanta was left with more questions than answers. What makes a healthy poo? Do our gut feelings account for more of what we do than we give them credit for? Forget Elon Musk and his lust for space; is the microbiome the final frontier of human discovery?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Love is in the air at Joe's Pub! Excited for Valentine's Day? Check out Stew & Heidi of The Negro Problem: Black History Valentine's Day Month (Feb. 5), Brown Girls Burlesque: Love Got Game - Valentine's Edition (Feb. 12), and Isaac Oliver Is Your Valentine (Feb. 13). Hate Valentine's Day? Then, Lea DeLaria: Fuck Love is your ticket (Feb. 14). Indifferent to Valentine's Day? See Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and Me (Feb. 14 & 15). Also, for the love of music and performance, don't miss Southern Avenue's soul/blues/R&B fusion (Feb. 5), The Loser's Lounge: The Rat Pack - Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and More (Feb. 6-8), Celtic legends Genticorum (Feb. 9), renown soul singer Morgan James (Feb. 9), celebrated feminist comic Jaime Loftus (Feb. 10), game changing singer-songwriter-guitarist FLAX (Feb. 11), an exploration of early Dolly Parton with Nath Ann Carrera (Feb. 12), mesmerizing soul performances at Xavier and Friends: Ladies Of Soul Tribute - Special Chaka Khan Edition (Feb. 13), and raucous live music with rib-tickling storytelling from the award winning MESHELLE (Feb. 15).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
San Francisco International Arts Festival has shared the full schedule for the 2020 Festival that will run at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture from May 19 - 31.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
If you want to keep tabs on the next generation of exciting young Australian comedy talent, this is the show for you.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of National Geographic's a?oeStarTalk,a?? bestselling author, and director of the Hayden Planetarium, takes audiences through an entertaining and enlightening review of the science in some modern film favorites as well as some classicsa?"what they got wrong and what they got righta?"from Star Wars to Frozen to The Martian.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Audiences can celebrate Valentine's Day, honor Black History Month, and more during Chicago Theatre Week (#CTW20).  With over 120 participating productions, there is something for everyone during Chicago Theatre Week, running February 13-23, 2020. Value-priced tickets, priced at $30, $15, or less, are now available at ChicagoTheatreWeek.com. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Held2gether, Improv for Life returns to the Long Beach Playhouse in February with its 7th annual original sketch comedy show, this year titled Sketch on the Rocks. The original sketch compilation, known for selling out, runs Thursday- Saturday February 20th- 22nd in the Studio Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Due to overwhelming demand, Comedian Jo Koy will bring his Just Kidding World Tour to the Brown Theatre in Louisville, KY. Pre-sale will begin Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 10:00am, and tickets go on-sale Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10:00am. Ticket prices start at $49.75 and will be available to purchase at: 502-584-7777 and KentuckyPerformingArts.org.
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
A staple of the North Carolina music scene for two decades, Raleigh, NC's Chatham County Line introduces a new sound and line up with the release of their ninth studio album, Strange Fascination, out May 15 on Yep Roc Records.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Acclaimed comedian Bobcat Goldthwait brings his stand-up tour to The Den Theatre for four performances March 6 a?" 7, 2020 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets ($22 general admission) are currently available at www.thedentheatre.com, in person at The Den box office or by calling (773) 697-3830. Ages 21+.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
On March 20 and 21, vocalists James Jackson, Jr. (A Strange Loop at Playwrights Horizons), Danielle Buonaiuto, and Victoria Huston-Elem will join composer and vocalist Karl Saint Lucy in Orion's Belt: Selections from Different Stars at Pangea. The concert is a 60-minute cut of Saint Lucy's queer song cycle, Different Stars, and marks the first time the songs have been performed together as a set.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
After sell-out runs of their individual solo shows at the 2019 Comedy Festival (Fiannah de Rue's unforgettable portrayal of tragic Carlton fans in Here Come the Blues, and Reeni Inosha's stellar debut, Enlighten Me A Little - with extra shows added), de Rue and Inosha join forces to bring their hard-hitting sketch sensibilities in a dynamic, compelling performance.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2020
Full of energy and bursting with laughter, Voca People are an international a-cappella musical comedy that has been seen in over 44 countries by 3 million people. It's now Australia's turn to hear these original and thrilling theatrical harmonies for the first time when Voca People perform their premiere season in Sydney on 1 May and Melbourne on 3 May.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Celebrating Black History Month, Black film pioneer Robert Townsend will add one additional performance for the closing run of his solo show Living the Shuffle on Sunday, March 1 and three special post-show discussions at The Marsh Berkeley.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Joe's Pub has released its schedule for Feb 12-22! Brown Girls Burlesque: Love Got Game - Valentine's Edition (Feb. 12), Isaac Oliver Is Your Valentine (Feb. 13), and Lea DeLaria: Fuck Love and more will take to the stage!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
The Auckland Fringe festival kicks off on 25 February with a full programme packed with more than 70 events happening over the 12-day festival. In the mix is something for everyone, with 46 of world premieres across 26 of spaces, from both local and international artists and performers. Audiences can see Shakespeare reimagined, Dungeons & Dragons inspired improv, comedy aplenty, variety line-ups, metal music, four-hour long shows, poetry written and performed live and everything else imaginable.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
At 2020 Vision: The Next Celebrity President, your favorite celebrities debate each other to become president! Comedians perform impressions of celebrities in this hour-long show, which features catchy slogans, campaign speeches, and opinions on hard-hitting issues from celebrities like Tracy Morgan, Kourtney Kardashian, Cardi B, Tom Hanks, Ice T, and more! Come prepared to vote for your favorite candidate - YOU choose the winner!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Comedy/variety show JUST FOR LAUGHS returns to The Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs on Friday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. for a special Valentine's Day show in the Moe Auditorium and Film Center, featuring comedians, music, sketches and comedy improvisation.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces comedian and on-air personality Brad Williams, R&B and pop sensation Har Mar Superstar, country musician Steve Moakler and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Friday, February 14 at noon. Tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
A limited engagement of the off Broadway hit Old Jews Telling Jokes at the Indian Wells Theater on the CSUSB campus in Palm Desert. The National Touring Production is now playing through Sunday, March 15.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
The Great British Hate Off is an improvised stand-up show like no other. Audience members write down topics and comedians a?oehate ona?? them a?" no matter what the subject! This hilarious format comes into its own when comedians squirm around contentious subjects.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Will the recycling be put out on the right day? Who is going to smooth over the top of the margarine? How many lights are on upstairs when everybody is downstairs? Watch Jon Richardson pretend that these aren't his foremost concerns as he leaves home on his first tour since the last one.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
The Coral Springs Center for the Arts continues to rock through March with six memorable concerts and shows, featuring singing legends and comedic giants. The state-of the-art performing arts center is located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive. Tickets for all concerts and shows are now available for purchase by calling the Box Office at 954-344-5990 or by going online to www.TheCenterCS.com.
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Today photographer Robert Lundberg launches his new series, Uncontaminated Sound: The Interviews, via Pure Grain Audio. For the first episode, featuring notable and buzzworthy comedian Mike Cannon, Lundberg speaks with Cannon about his process and path which sets the tone for the series. Filmed in New York City and Boston, the video series will be released bi-weekly. The series focuses on having raw and uncut conversations with contemporary artisans, entertainers, musicians and more.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Leo Kearse: Transgressive comes to The Sky Room at The Griffins Hotel, 3 - 15 March (not 9th) at 6:15pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Party of Two brings some of NYC's best storytellers & comedians together to recount their wild experiences about dating in the modern world.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Comedian and self-proclaimed 'Funny Brown Mom' Zarna Garg will launch her hilarious new monthly show, 'My American Dream' on Wednesday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m. Zarna will headline the show, which will also feature performances by top comedians and special guests.