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Cast Complete for Oscar Isaac-Led HAMLET at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for HAMLET, featuring Golden Globe Award winner Oscar Isaac as the tormented Danish Prince. Directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold, HAMLET will begin previews on Tuesday, June 20 and run through Sunday, September 3 in the Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Thursday, July 13. (more...)

Nonyelu Anyichie Takes on Quest for Everlasting Love
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017


4th Win for Humor Novel BIG & Fabulous, The Life and Times of Brenda Cankles
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017


Real-Life Couple Star in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at The Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Those who work together stay together, as the saying goes, and that certainly seems to be the case for actors Graham Tudor and Helen Noble. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Daniel Sullivan Explains How He Brought THE LITTLE FOXES Back with Not One But Two Leading Ladies!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2017

As the director of MTC's six-time Tony nominated revival of The Little Foxes, Daniel Sullivan has had the pleasure of bringing the classic to life twice over- with Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon in rotating roles. What was their strategy in the rehearsal room? Figuring it out as they went! (more...)

Western Conn. State University Announces MFA Thesis Exhibit at Blue Mountain Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

The Department of Art at Western Connecticut State University is pleased to announce the 2017 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. It will take place in the Blue Mountain Gallery located at 530 West 25th Street, 4th Floor, New York City. The exhibition will run from June 20th through July 8th. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 22nd. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. The gallery will be open for viewing from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. (more...)

Review Roundup: Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - May 26, 2017

BUILDING THE WALL, the new play by Pulitzer and Tony winner Robert Schenkkan (All The Way, Hacksaw Ridge - Academy Award nominee The Kentucky Cycle), opened in its New York premiere on May 21st at New World Stages for a limited engagement through July 9, 2017. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW Interview: Jordan Cole, Tyler Patrick Hennessy, Ben Krieger, Colin Wheeler of - The Life of Touring Child Actors!
by Kaylin Miller - May 24, 2017

Based on the Academy Award-winning movie of the same name, FINDING NEVERLAND is the Broadway musical that tells the captivating story of how Peter became Pan. The North American Tour is currently flying across the country with six young boys on a rotating schedule covering the four Llewelyn Davies brothers, George, Peter, Jack, and Michael. Four of the boys took time out of their busy schedules to sit down and answer some questions about life as a child on the road! (more...)

Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre to Kick Off with FOREVER PLAID
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre kicks off its Forty-Fifth season with a 1950s flair.  For eight performances only June 10-25, Cockpit will present its first musical Forever Plaid. (more...)

by Gary Naylor - May 22, 2017

Continuing our series of favourite musical theatre songs is Carol Channing's version of 'Hello, Dolly!' (more...)

BWW Interview: Fiona Campbell of DUEL! at the Orlando Fringe Festival
by Clarissa Moon - May 22, 2017

DUEL! centers around the infamous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, and how two storytellers end up getting the story very, very wrong. I talked with director/producer Fiona Campbell about the inspiration for the show's creation, the stylized hair and makeup, if storytellers change history, and more! (more...)

BWW Review: TEETH 'N' SMILES, Stockwell Playhouse
by Gary Naylor - May 18, 2017

Teeth 'n' Smiles is an early work by Sir David Hare, tracking a punk band's disastrous night playing Jesus College Cambridge's 1978 May Ball. (more...)

Kevin Hart & More Set for Comedy Central's Summer Programming Lineup
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

Comedy Central's summer programming schedule is filled with new seasons and episodes from fan favorites including South Park, Broad City, and Tosh.0 and exhilarating new series and specials from the leading names in comedy led by Kevin Hart, Jim Jefferies, Jordan Klepper and James Davis. (more...)

BWW Interview: Get Ready for Laughs at the BIRMINGHAM COMEDY FESTIVAL
by David Edward Perry - May 16, 2017

THE BIRMINGHAM COMEDY FESTIVAL is first and only comedy festival in the state of Alabama. (more...)

BWW Review: GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! Slays with Historical Fiction
by Jay Irwin - May 13, 2017

Attention all you Broadway producers out there … or even you wanna-be producers … or just people who love to laugh, you'll want to head on down to the Jewelbox Theater at the Rendezvous to catch two comedy savants educate us with some historical fiction with "Gutenberg! The Musical!" But maybe don't expect to learn anything, just expect to laugh. (more...)

THE WHIRLIGIG, Starring Zosia Mamet and Norbert Leo Butz, Extends at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Due to demand, The New Group has announced an additional week for the company's world premiere production of Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells.  (more...)

BWW Review: DREAMGIRLS Dazzles and Shines at Footlite Musicals
by The Marriage Matinee - May 10, 2017

From the swish of the golden dresses to the silver zoot suits to the huge smiles of the Dreamettes, DREAMGIRLS at Footlite Musicals sure brought it last Friday night. DREAMGIRLS is a musical documenting the blood, sweat, and tears of a struggling girls group rise to the top of the charts and the positive/negative effects of showbiz mixed with some brilliant vocals. (more...)

Bretman Rock Debuts Virtual Makeup Looks on Meitu's MakeupPlus
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017


Trimble and Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions Launch World's First Mixed-Reality Program for Property and Facilities Management
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017


Photo Flash: DATING IN RETROGRADE Web Series Celebrates Launch at The West End Lounge
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Dating in Retrograde the web series had its official launch on May 30th at The West End Lounge. BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Alan Ruck Transacts 'War' with Brad Pitt
by Erica Miner - Jun 6, 2017

Alan Ruck's familiar sardonic grin is instantly recognizable among fans of feature films, TV series, and Broadway shows (more...)

BWW Review: CATCO's I DO! I DO! Links Life, Love and Laughter
by Amanda Etchison - Jun 6, 2017

Whether art imitates life or vice versa differs depending on who you ask, but CATCO's production of 'I Do! I Do!' makes a strong case for both interpretations of this age-old adage. (more...)

Feature Film LANDING UP Hosts World Premiere in Competition at Dances With Films
by Movies News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The feature film World Premiere of “Landing Up” (Bold Compass Films) is a story about a girl with nothing to lose and everything to hide, directed by Dani Tenenbaum and produced/written by Stacey Maltin. (more...)

Former Lawyer, Judge Writes Arresting New Book Touching on Mental Illness, Law
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017


Chris Rojas & Meridith Valiando Rojas Form New Record Label, RMI Recordings, With Disney Music Group
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Chris Rojas, Meridith Valiando Rojas and Disney Music Group announced the formation of their new label, RMI Recordings, today. In addition to signing digital-first talent to RMI, the deal includes a publishing arm with multi-platinum producer/songwriter Chris Rojas and Disney Music Publishing. Marketing efforts will be combined to maximize digital and branding initiatives. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Ben Platt and Lucas Hedges
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 19, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Ni Cybersecurity Opens Cyber Range Simulation Training Center in Tokyo
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017


SoHo Playhouse Presents: Baba Brinkman and Heather Berlin Return with OFF THE TOP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Fringe First winner and science rapper Baba Brinkman (Rap Guide to Evolution) and neuroscientist Dr. Heather Berlin are back for a third season in Edinburgh, to explore the brain basis of improvisation with new jokes, new guests, new scientific findings, freestyle experimentation and audience interaction. (more...)

BWW Review: In Solo Debut, Robbie Rozelle Leaps Into the Spotlight and Insists That the 'Personality Piece' Is Not a Dead Art
by Matthew Blank - Jun 13, 2017

The New York cabaret scene has found itself a new star, whether or not anyone was asking for it. Broadway album designer and social media demagog Robbie Rozelle, who has previously created solo shows for Melissa Errico and Kate Baldwin, decided it was finally Robbie's Turn and brought us SONGS FROM INSIDE MY LOCKER. When he regally ascended to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below on June 9 as though he were the goddamn mayor's wife, it became immediately evident that this was a man set to lay it all out there for the enjoyment of the masses. (more...)

BWW Review: Rebecca Hall Intrigues in Clare Lizzimore's Psychological Drama ANIMAL
by Michael Dale - Jun 12, 2017

The confusion one might feel trying to follow Atlantic Theater Company's production of British playwright Clare Lizzimore's psychological study, Animal, is no doubt an intentional reflection of the emotional state of its central character. (more...)

Radical Barnyard Animals Take to the Stage in Final Show of Asheville Creative Arts' 5th Milestone Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville's professional children's theatre announces the culminating production of its 5th Milestone Season, CLICK, CLACK, MOO: COWS THAT TYPE. (more...)

New Musical SOMETHING LIKE A FAIRYTALE Featured in the 2017 National Black Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Something Like a Fairytale: A New Musical to open on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 at the National Black Theater Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (more...)

LILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES's Cynthia Nixon Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Cynthia Nixon has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for LILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES. (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Featured Actress in a Play, Cynthia Nixon!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Cynthia Nixon has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for Lillian Hellman'S The Little Foxes. This marks Ms. Nixon's fourth Tony nomination and second win. She previously won the Tony for 2006's RABBIT HOLE. She was also nominated for 2012's WIT and 1995's INDISCRETIONS.  (more...)

LOVE GOES TOWARD LOVE: A Shakesqueerian Exploration of Love and Longing
by Joni Lorraine - Jun 1, 2017

You can count on an evening of Shakespeare that will be performed with expertise and ease. It's a worthy experiment in which to participate. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Death Ray Cabaret
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 6, 2017

BWW speaks to Death Ray Cabaret about their 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- What Would Cathy Do?
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 6, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of What Would Cathy Do ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Could Howard Stern's Fox News Musical End Up on Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The New York Post has reported that Howard Stern's fantasy musical based on the sexual harassment scandals of Fox News CEO, Roger Ailes and talk show host, Bill O'Reilly, may be coming together In Real Life. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's Epic Adventure THE THREE MUSKETEERS to Begin Next Week at Pennsylvania Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

This swashbuckling romp abounds with comedy, danger, and romance. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's production of Ken Ludwig's The Three Musketeers previews July 12 and 13, opens July 14, and continues through August 6 in repertory with Shakespeare's As You Like It at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Stegosaurus
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to actress Elpida Stathatou about bringing Stegosaurus to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW Review: A Gripping Struggle for Souls: WE WILL NOT BE SILENT at CATF
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 13, 2017

If by betraying her principles Scholl could prolong her life, as opposed to adhering to her principles, dying, and having no impact at all, which choice should she make? And this is not just her existential question: It is her interrogator Grunwald's as well. It would appear that Grunwald has made the opposite choice. But has he? At the very end of the play, that question is reopened. (more...)

BWW Preview: IN A WORD Sets the Stage with Woman Power and Wordplay at Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company
by Audrey Morabito - Jul 13, 2017

On July 27, Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company is set to bring a captivating new play, IN A WORD, written by Lauren Yee, to their stage. Premiered to glowing reviews in Yee's hometown of San Francisco, IN A WORD will continue to gain momentum in the Houston premiere. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Season Two of TYPICAL RICK, Premiering on
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Nick Swardson and Simon Rex are back for season two of TYPICAL RICK, the odd-couple series chronicling the lives of struggling actors Gary (Swardson) and Rick (Rex) as they try to make it in Hollywood. (more...)

Major Lazer Debuts Video for 'Know No Better' ft. Travis Scott & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

“For me, Major Lazer is the ne plus ultra of dance music videos,” says director Philip Andelman. “It's always been a dream of mine to work with them and be included in their insane canon. (more...)

BWW Review: Incandescent Youth and WILD HORSES, a Heady Combination at CATF
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 10, 2017

The group portrait of the youngsters (The Woman's younger self, her partners in crime Zabby and Skinny Lynny, the callow young men who pursue them or whom they pursue, and The Woman's big sister, aka The Favorite) in all their confusion, pain, and, most important, their exuberance and their desire to meet life head-on, even if they do not really know what that meeting will demand or entail, is the point. (more...)

Adult Swim Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Adult Swim is back and ready for fans to dive into new and unexpected experiences at San Diego Comic-Con this month. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A - Gutted
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 10, 2017

BWW speaks to Liz Richardson about 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Gutted. (more...)

Ateneo Blue Rep's REAL-LIFE FAIRYTALES to Travel to South Korea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

After a successful run as Ateneo Blue Repertory's 25th Season Premiere, blueREP will bring their original play, 'Real-Life Fairytales,' to South Korea to compete in the 11th Daegu International Musical Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: THE TREATMENT, Almeida Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 30, 2017

Martin Crimp's 1993 play feels sharply contemporary in this slick revival from Lyndsey Turner, with its layered deconstruction of the way that we treat both art and life as commodities - and how we mistreat one another - opening up industry satire into a far-reaching portrait of social malaise. (more...)

Sundance Now Greenlights Original Scripted Series THE CHANCES
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Today, Sundance Now announces its entry into premium scripted content with its first-ever straight-to-series order of THE CHANCES from Super Deluxe. (more...)

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