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by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017
On the day applications are due at Edgely Prep, an elite Manhattan private school, the head of admissions is ousted in a scandal. Christine Evans, a Kindergarten assistant, is unexpectedly thrust into the job.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017
BroadwayWorld has learned that acclaimed actress and Broadway vet Novella Nelson died on Friday, September 1st at the age of 77. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017
Some went willingly, others were drafted. Some protested and stayed home, some protested and left the country. Regardless, too many didn't come back. The Speed of Darkness honors those who went but came back forever changed to a country unprepared to acknowledge and honor them. A drama of riveting power, author Steve Tesich's examination of a mid-western family torn apart by a sordid past becomes a compelling metaphor for our country's historical amnesia when it comes to Vietnam.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017
Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents the world premiere of Fall River, a new play by Frederick Stroppel, directed by Mr. Brancato, beginning Friday, October 13.
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2017
Get ready to deck the halls as digital broadcast network getTV prepares to debut its first original offering, A NASHVILLE CHRISTMAS , a 60-minute music-variety special featuring popular country artists Wynonna, Emmylou Harris, Lorrie Morgan, Pam Tillis, Ashley Cleveland and Dailey & Vincent, on Thursday, December 7 at 8PM ET/7C.
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 19, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: TORCH SONG opens, Broadway unites for Puerto Rico, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017
Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents the world premiere of Fall River, a new play by Frederick Stroppel, directed by Mr. Brancato, beginning Today, October 13.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017
THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a spooky story about the triumphs, trials, and tribulations of love and family, is coming to Kentucky. The production is presented by Jenny Wiley Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California, announces the cast and creative team for the Los Angeles Premiere of King Charles III by Mike Bartlett, the second production of the 2017/18 Centennial Season of the Pasadena Playhouse, which also serves as Producer Artistic Director Danny Feldman's inaugural season.
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2017
As part of its third annual Most Wonderful Month of the Year celebration, getTV will air the classic TV special Christmas with The King Family in honor of the 50th anniversary of its original broadcast. The show will debut on Wednesday, November 29 at 10PM ET/9 C.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017
The next show is Playhouse on Park's Mainstage Series is Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias, running from January 10-28. Opening night is Friday, January 12 with a complimentary wine and cheese reception at 7pm, followed by the show at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2017
As a Catholic family prepares to celebrate Christmas, one son Andy Gorski (Bob Cox of Ann Arbor) arrives for the Holiday with his Jewish fianc e, (Amy Lauter of Farmington Hills) who happens to be an atheist. This sets the stage for an offbeat comedy that is sure to delight and surprise audiences at the Farmington Players Barn in Farmington Hills.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017
Virginia Rep opens the 2017-18 Hanover Tavern season this winter with Miracle on South Division Street, a heartwarming family comedy by Tom Dudzick. Miracle on South Division Street tells the story of the Nowaks of Buffalo, New York, and the hilarious revelation that shakes their family's beliefs to the core. This heartfelt comedy opens Friday, December 1, 2017, at Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road and runs through December 31, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 season.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
Cortland Repertory Theatre kicks off their 47th annual summer season at the Little York Pavilion in Preble with the hysterical ship-board comedy Rough Crossing by Tom Stoppard which he "freely adapted" from Ferenc Molnar's comedy Play At The Castle. Performances will run from June 6th - 16th with evening show times at 7:30 PM.  Matinees are available on June 8th, 10th and 13th at 2:00 PM. 
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017
Cortland Repertory Theatre kicks off their 46th annual summer season at the Little York Pavilion in Preble with the brilliantly hysterical spy comedy The 39 Steps. This award winning play was adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and the movie by Alfred Hitchcock.  Performances will run from June 7th - 17th with evening show times at 7:30 PM.  Matinees are available on June 9th, 11th and 14th at 2:00 PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. The GPS address for the Little York Pavilion is 6799 Little York Lake Road in Preble.
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2018
Detroit native Alex Maniak aka Shortly is excited to drop her new song “Spare Time” today, her first offering of new music since signing to New York's Triple Crown Records last year.  The track was produced by Hop Alongguitarist Joe Reinhart (Modern Baseball, Smidley, Algernon Cadwallader) at The Headroom in Philadelphia, PA – along with “Spare Time,” the duo worked together on an entire set of songs that will be released throughout the year.  Following an appearance at this weekend's BLED FEST in Michigan, Shortly will embark on a quick Northeast run that hits NYC on May 30th – leading up to performances at Cleveland's Spring Fling Festivaland Chicago's Do Division Street Fest with the likes of The Front Bottoms, Ted Leo, and Deerhoof.  Shortly will then head out on a Midwest run with Bad Bad Hats before joining Bon Iver, Alvvays, Vince Staples and more on July 28th at the Mo Pop Festivalin her home city.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018
No Peeking Theatre presents INDIGENOUS; A discussion of the Native Experience
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, hosts its 2nd Annual Trivia Night to benefit BTE at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., on the campus of College of DuPage, Wednesday, May 30, 7-9:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018
The House Theatre of Chicago announces its 17th season of creating "Amazing Feats of Storytelling" with productions taking place at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. The 2018 - 19 Season features three world premiere titles, and two returning audience favorites, creating a diverse slate of epic stories and stagecraft.  The season opens with a brand-new work written by guest artist Bennett Fisher, and helmed by guest artist Monty Cole. Borealis is a brother/sister adventure story offering a heartfelt look at the way we fail each other by building narratives to support our pre-existing worldviews. Borealis plays at the Chopin August 30 to October 21. In the spring, The House will premiere Pinocchio adapted for the stage by Company Members Joseph Steakely and Ben Lobpries, and directed by Company Member Chris Mathews. Pinocchio's wish to become a 'real boy' invites us to reconsider definitions of identity. Pinocchio plays at the Chopin from March 28 to May 19, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018
The House Theatre of Chicago announces its 17th season of creating "Amazing Feats of Storytelling" with productions taking place at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. The 2018 - 19 Season features three world premiere titles, and two returning audience favorites, creating a diverse slate of epic stories and stagecraft.  The season opens with a brand-new work written by guest artist Bennett Fisher, and helmed by guest artist Monty Cole. Borealis is a brother/sister adventure story offering a heartfelt look at the way we fail each other by building narratives to support our pre-existing worldviews.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018
Cantankerous Abby is forced to share her room at the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility with Marilyn, a chipper new arrival.  A sunny room on the upper floor is preferred real estate, so Abby begins scheming ways to get rid of Marilyn (short of just strangling her with her own hands!). The mismatched roommates make a seemingly harmless bet that soon escalates into a dangerous game of comic one-upmanship.   
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018
Due to extraordinary popular demand, Virginia Rep is pleased to announce the second extension of the one-woman play, Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End, starring Catherine Shaffner as the humorist/housewife, Erma Bombeck. Before the show opened, the play (originally slated to close on April 8th) was extended one week to close on to April 15th. The hilariously entertaining show, directed by John Moon, has been met with such popular and critical acclaim, an additional two week extension has been announced. Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End by Allison and Margaret Engel is onstage now through April 29th at the Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover, Virginia 23069.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018
Zoetic Stage (@ZoeticStageMIA) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@ArshtCenter) are proud to present the South Florida premiere of FUN HOME, the five-time Tony Award-winning musical and tragicomedy based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling memoir. Playing April 12 - May 13, 2018 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House), FUN HOME closes Zoetic Stage's 2017-2018 season and the Center's Theater Up Close Series.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018
Rubicon Theatre presents a timely and trenchant production of Shakespeare's tragedy KING LEAR as the centerpiece of the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Co-Founder James O'Neil, the production features a 20-member cast led by acclaimed actor and company memberGeorge Ball, who has starred in previous Rubicon productions of All My Sons, Man of La Mancha, and Jacques Brel… (New York, L.A., and international companies of the latter).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018
No Peeking Theatre presents INDIGENOUS; A discussion of the Native Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017
Cortland Repertory Theatre kicks off their 46th annual summer season at the Little York Pavilion in Preble with the brilliantly hysterical spy comedy The 39 Steps. This award winning play was adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and the movie by Alfred Hitchcock. Performances run now through June 17th, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018
Cortland Repertory Theatre kicks off their 47th annual summer season at the Little York Pavilion in Preble with the hysterical ship-board comedy Rough Crossing, written by Tom Stoppard which he "freely adapted" from Ferenc Molnar's comedy Play At The Castle. Performances will run from June 6th - 16th with evening show times at 7:30 PM.  Matinees are available on June 8th, 10th and 13th at 2:00 PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org with ETIX. CRT cautions that this is the only approved online ticket service; other online sites charge significantly higher rates for tickets and are NOT approved by CRT. The GPS address for the Little York Pavilion is 6799 Little York Lake Road in Preble.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 5 opening of the Vermont Premiere of Tom Duzick's heartwarming Off-Broadway comedy Miracle on South Division Street, directed by Kenneth Kimmins. Performances are Wednesday – Saturday evenings 7/5 – 7/8, Tuesday – Saturday 7/11 – 7/15 (8pm curtain), and Saturday matinees 7/8 and 7/15 (2pm curtain).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017
Mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, closes out Season Eleven with Murder for Two book and music by Joe Kinosian, book and lyrics by Kellen Blair.  Performances for this killer musical comedy begin Thursday, July 13 and run through Sunday, August 20.  Tickets are now on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017
Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 5 opening of the Vermont Premiere of Tom Duzick's heartwarming Off-Broadway comedy Miracle on South Division Street, directed by Kenneth Kimmins. Performances are Wednesday – Saturday evenings 7/5 – 7/8, Today – Saturday 7/11 – 7/15 (8pm curtain), and Saturday matinees 7/8 and 7/15 (2pm curtain).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018
The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018
Virginia Rep opens the hilariously entertaining one-woman show Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End on Friday, March 2 at the Hanover Tavern, the second show of the 2017-18 Hanover Season. Written by sister-playwriting duo Allison Engel and Margaret Engel, this clever show pulls largely from Bombeck's famed columns and best-selling books, chronicling her life as a suburban housewife and how she used her wit and wisdom to charm her way into the hearts of readers across the country. The show runs through April 8, 2018 at the Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover, Virginia 23069. Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End is one of Virginia Rep's four entries into the Acts of Faith Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018
A special Tuesday matinee of Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias has been scheduled forJanuary 23 at 2pm. All tickets for this event are priced at $22.50, all seats reserved.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre continues its milestone 30th Anniversary Season with the Tony Award-winning hit comedy Noises Off by Michael Frayn, playing January 18 - February 4, 2018.
by John Lariviere - Jan 18, 2018
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre continues its milestone 30th Anniversary Season with the Tony Award-winning hit comedy Noises Off by Michael Frayn, playing January 17 February 4, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018
The University Musical Society (UMS) of the University of Michigan will add a free performance of Glasgow-based performance artist FK Alexander's (I Could Go On Singing) Over the Rainbow on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 7 pm. This special performance, which will last about an hour, will be streamed at ums.org/live and via Facebook Live at facebook.com/UMSNews. Tickets for the free, in-person experience will be distributed via lottery at ums.org/rainbow. The lottery is open for registration now and will close on Tuesday, January 23. Lottery winners will be notified via email no later than Thursday, January 25. Attendees must consent to be filmed during the performance for the livestream and archive.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018
The next show is Playhouse on Park's Mainstage Series is Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias, running from January 10-28. Opening night is Friday, January 12 with a complimentary wine and cheese reception at 7pm, followed by the show at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018
Mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, is proud to announce the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Doublewide by Stephen Spotswood. Performances begin Thursday, March 22 and run through Sunday, April 22. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 27 at Noon.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017
Get ready to deck the halls as digital broadcast network getTV prepares to debut its first original offering, A NASHVILLE CHRISTMAS , a 60-minute music-variety special featuring popular country artists Wynonna, Emmylou Harris, Lorrie Morgan, Pam Tillis, Ashley Cleveland and Dailey & Vincent, today, December 7 at 8PM ET/7C.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by Jeremy Bustin - Dec 18, 2017
Head on over to Hanover Tavern to see one of the smartest, funniest and, surprisingly, most charming plays of the year. Wrapped in twists, MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET features a powerhouse cast-delivering some of their best dramatic and comedic work.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017
Virginia Rep opens the 2017-18 Hanover Tavern season this winter with Miracle on South Division Street, a heartwarming family comedy by Tom Dudzick. Miracle on South Division Street tells the story of the Nowaks of Buffalo, New York, and the hilarious revelation that shakes their family's beliefs to the core. This heartfelt comedy opens Today, December 1, 2017, at Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road and runs through December 31, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017
59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to host the New York City premiere of SMALL WORLD, written by Frederick Stroppel and directed by Joe Brancato. Produced by Penguin Rep, SMALL WORLD begins performances on Wednesday, September 13 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 7.  Press opening is Sunday, September 17 at 7:15 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM & 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 - $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017
 On a moonless night, the residents of a remote, mythical town find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways in the charming, offbeat comedy "Almost, Maine" by John Cariani.  "Almost, Maine" is the final play of the 2017 season at Peninsula Players and launches the theater into its fall season September 6 through October 15.  While the northern lights dance overhead, the not-so-tough women and men crack some beer and try to make sense of love.