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by Vicki Trask - Sep 9, 2019
Alberta Theatre Projects is excited to open this season with The Wedding Party, written by acclaimed Canadian playwright Kristen Thomson and directed by Alberta Theatre Projects' Executive and Artistic Director Darcy Evans. Running Sept. 11-29, this is a hilarious gender-bending comedy about the joining of two very unlikely families.
by Vicki Trask - Sep 7, 2019
Calgary's thriving theatre season officially got under way this September with the opening of Stage West's a?oeThere Goes The Bridea??. Broadway World has compiled a list of some of the exciting upcoming shows that Calgarians and visitors can look forward to in this 2019/2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2019
When Actor/Singer Scott Raneri was pondering a theme for his New York Solo Cabaret Debut Show, he decided to go back to his rootsa?"literally.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director Kip Williams unveiled the STC 2020 season tonight a?' a year brimming with fantastic writing, electric performances and beautiful designs. The season will consist of 12 plays performed over four venues a?' the Roslyn Packer Theatre in Walsh Bay, the Drama Theatre and Playhouse Theatre at the Sydney Opera House, and Riverside Theatre in Parramatta.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
IRL sisters and acclaimed comedy duo Siblings, aka Maddy and Marina Bye, are delighted to announce their debut run at London's Soho Theatre, with their hit 2019 Edinburgh Fringe show and latest hour of hilarious character comedy, The Siblinginging. The three shows are at the Soho Theatre, Upstairs, from Thursday 24th October 2019 to Saturday 26th October 2019 at 10:30pm, with tickets on sale now at www.sohotheatre.com.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
During the month of October, Towne Street Theatre presents Autumn Outings, four weeks of diverse performing arts pieces with as much colorful range as the leaves of the autumn season. From slam poetry, to exploration of women's experiences, to stories told in hip hop rhythms, everyone can find shows that are just their style.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2019
The Rosen family, battered and blessed, celebrates life as their hearts lie gasping on the floor.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The Ojai Film Festival celebrates twenty years of bringing film to Ojai. This year the festival pays tribute to vintage Hollywood with Lifetime Achievement Awards honoring actors Pat Boone and Eva Marie Saint. Continuing a longstanding tradition, this annual festival spotlights ecology with FOCUS EARTH - a full day dedicated to environmental films and eco-shorts. The film Living In The Future's Past, a beautifully photographed environmental documentary, directed by Susan Kucera and narrated/produced by Jeff Bridges, headlines this event. A reception and Q&A with the director follows the film screening on November 10, at 4 pm.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it has renewed for a fifth season Ava DuVernay's critically acclaimed drama series “Queen Sugar” to air in 2020. Produced by Warner Horizon Scripted Television, “Queen Sugar” has been lauded for its powerful portrayal of an African-American family in the Deep South and for DuVernay's initiative since the series' inception to hire an inclusive crew and all-female directing team, many of whom were first time TV directors. Current season four showrunner Anthony Sparks returns for the fifth season. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Actor's Express continues its 32nd season with the twist-filled thriller Downstairs by Theresa Rebeck.
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019
RIVERDALE executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa joined series stars Mädchen Amick, Marisol Nichols, Mark Consuelos, Skeet Ulrich, and Molly Ringwald at New York Comic Con to give fans a first look at all-new, never-before-seen footage of the upcoming season.
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2019
RIVERDALE executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa joined series stars Mädchen Amick, Marisol Nichols, Mark Consuelos, Skeet Ulrich, and Molly Ringwald at New York Comic Con to give fans a first look at all-new, never-before-seen footage of the upcoming season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Noveltease Theatre (Noveltease) debuts the second literary burlesque adaptation in its inaugural season with Jane Austen's 1803 novella Northanger Abbey, running November 15 & 16 at the Auditorium at University Heights Center.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Check out what Joe's Pub has on tap for the next few weeks.
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
TLC announced today the return of its gripping docu-series LONG LOST FAMILY, beginning Friday, October 25 at 10pm ET/PT. With the help of hosts Chris Jacobs and Emmy Award-winning journalist Lisa Joyner, estranged relatives who have suffered decades of separation take another step toward the possibility of discovering and reuniting with family members.
by Jackie Camborde - Oct 10, 2019
Even though the subject matter is heavy, Elliot, a Soldier's Fugue, part one of the Elliot Trilogy by Quiara Alegria Hughes, left me with a light feeling at the end. I was looking forward to part two, Water By the Spoonful, this week, hopeful for a similar experience. Part two was a whole other experience and this time, the heaviness did not subside at the conclusion.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Tableau D'Hôte Theatre will be presenting the World Premiere of Jesse Stong's Winter's Daughter, directed by Emma Tibaldo (Okinum, Productions Onishko), at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts from November 27th to December 8th, 2019. Based on the secret family history of local celebrity barber Gino Chiarella, Winter's Daughter takes us to Southern Italy in 1921, in the aftermath of World War One where a couple copes with tremendous trauma and loss while wrestling with how to care for a Jewish child suddenly abandoned in their care.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by Paul Bolton - Nov 25, 2019
Tony Award winning Best Play 'The Humans' (2016) now showing at The San Jose Stage Company.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
Following the successful run of A Small Fire, with Bebe Neuwirth, Philadelphia Theatre Company next focuses on the season selection process. The company welcomes audiences to its annual See & Be Scene, a one-night only staged-reading showcase, on Monday, December 2 at 7:00 pm. Now in its third year, Producing Artistic Director Paige Price is looking to add a selection of comedies and musicals into the mix. Eight works will be showcased.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2019
Coming off a historic fourth win for Outstanding Theatre of The Year from the Gregory Awards, Sound Theatre Company announces their most compelling and relevant season to date. Producing Artistic Director, Teresa Thuman and Associate Artistic Director, Jay O'Leary, deliver a season of three hard-hitting works which seek to dissect power structures, ownership and envisions the path to a more just future. RETURN THE POWER will feature two world premiere productions and a classic satirical take-down of greed and corruption. Sound's 2020 season boasts inclusive casting, community building and Radical Hospitality ticket pricing starting at $5.
by Nancy Grossman - Nov 23, 2019
What do you get when you mix aspects of GYPSY, THE BAD SEED, and ALL ABOUT EVE with a heavy dose of camp and a soupçon of soap opera? RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL, an all-female homage to overly-ambitious child actors, sleazy agents, poison pen critics, and jealous understudies that is a star vehicle for a little girl with stars in her eyes. In its second season on the Boston theater scene, Theater UnCorked takes a first crack at musical comedy and, even as it hits a few bumps along the way, it hits the funny bone again and again.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
When Actor/Singer Scott Raneri was pondering a theme for his New York Solo Cabaret Debut Show, he decided to go back to his roots-literally. Last December, Raneri registered to take a DNA test with the ubiquitous genetic testing company 23andMe. Raneri wanted to learn more about his ancestry and his health profile. When he found he was a genetic match with a cousin he didn't know he had, that led to a more startling discovery-that his grandfather was NOT the man who was married to his grandmother, but was a family friend named Butch Marzo. Hence, the show's title.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Victory Gardens Theater continues its 45th Anniversary season with the World Premiere of The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III. The First Deep Breath runs November 15 – December 22, 2019, with press performance on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7:00pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2019
Victory Gardens Theater continues its 45th Anniversary season with the World Premiere of The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III. The First Deep Breath runs November 15 - December 22, 2019, with press performance on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7:00pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.
by Bobby Patrick - Nov 17, 2019
All families have secrets. Often, those secrets are taken to grave. But when family members decide to take a DNA test, the truth is revealed, unraveling the rich tapestry of a matriarch's husbands and loves.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2019/20 Season with Stick Fly, written by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by WT Resident Director Ron OJ Parson. Stick Fly runs February 5, 2020 a?" March 15, 2020 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Primal Forces opens the 2019-2020 season with a powerful and poignant new comedy by Lindsey Ferrentino. The play, which debuted last year at New York's Roundabout Theatre, follows a Jewish family on a road trip that uncovers an old scandal and some shattering family secrets. The play features an all-star ensemble and runs November 15-December 8 at The Sol Theater in Boca Raton. Tickets are $40-$45; Friday and Saturday evening performances begin at 8pm and Sunday matinees are at 2pm. For more information www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Author Kathleen Varn has announced the release of her new historical women's fiction novel, Gardenia Duty. In 1957 jobs are scarce in rural Ashland, Alabama. Bobby Higgins is facing life decisions; his family's farm struggles and threat of the draft hangs over 18-year-old males as the Cold War rumbles in the distance. Bobby heads off to boot camp, vowing to provide for his family from his pay. Between shore and sea duty, Bobby leaves broken hearts in every port.
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
City Theatre will host a screening of When My Sleeping Dragon Woke, a documentary by Chuck Schultz about Sharon Washington's play Feeding the Dragon which had its world premiere at City Theatre in the fall of 2016. 
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Theatre of North Texas (TNT) has prepared fun and festive entertainment for the holidays with Christmas Belles, written by award-winning comedic trio, Jones Hope Wooten. The 'Southern-Fried Yuletide Comedy' involves the saga of the Futrelle sisters as they prepare for their church Christmas pageant, complete with squabbling sisters, family secrets, a surly Santa, a vengeful sheep, and a reluctant Elvis impersonator.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Nearly 20 years after the multi award-winning Monsoon Wedding broke all moulds by becoming one of the most successful international films of all time and introducing a worldwide audience to Indian culture through the joy of the rom-com, the beautiful story of finding love against the odds returns as a brand-new musical.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director) New York premiere of Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee, directed by Chay Yew, featuring songs by Dengue Fever. The production will play from February 4 to March 8, 2020 with opening night set for February 24, 2020 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Click here for more information.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) is proud to produce the world premiere of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, based on the New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award Finalist by Erika L. Sánchez, adapted by Isaac Gomez, directed by ensemble member Sandra Marquez and featuring ensemble member Karen Rodriguez. Firmly rooted in Chicago, this poignant and vibrant new work is a love story to young Chicanas who, in trying to find the truth about the people and the world around them, end up finding themselves.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
BRIC has announced its Spring 2020 programming showcasing live concerts and performances, family events, community discussions, contemporary art exhibitions, documentaries, series, podcasts, and more. 
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
Due to popular demand performances for THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY will now extend through January 5, 2020. Tickets available now!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
Local stars take the stage as City Theatre continues its 45th season with Downstairs by Theresa Rebeck. This ominous, darkly intriguing new play a?" from Broadway's most produced female playwright a?" confronts family secrets, regrets, and the threat of madness in the search for the good life.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
On Monday, January 27, bestselling author Dani Shapiro comes to The Music Hall's Historic Theater. She will discuss her new memoir, INHERITANCE, an exploration of the ethical questions surrounding fertility treatments and DNA testing, and a profound inquiry of paternity, identity, and love. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Tony Award winner and American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced today the full cast and creative team for Caryl Churchill's Top Girls, opening A.C.T.'s 2019a?"20 season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Williams Street Repertory, McHenry County's only professional theater company, is excited to bring the kooky, upside-down world of a?oeThe Addams Familya?? to Raue Center For The Arts this fall! This new musical comedy opens on September 27, 2019, and runs select dates through October 20, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Composing team Douglas Lyons (Beautiful) and Ethan D. Pakchar's latest musical, Beau, opened on August 3rd at The Adirondack Theatre Festival; now running through August 9th. Directed by Michael Wilson (A Trip to Bountiful) the ATF company stars Matt Rodin and Jeb Brown (Beautiful), featuring Amelia Cormack (Kinky Boots Tour), Marlene Ginader (Once Tour), Olivia Griffin, Max Sangerman (Smokey Joe's Cafe), and Jeremy Sevelovitz (Chasing The Song).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
a?oeI'm eighty years old. I find that unforgivable and suddenly it's a millennium and I stink of the past century, but what can I do?a?? So asks the title character in the final show of the Peterborough Players 2019 Summer Season, Rose. Written by Martin Sherman, the celebrated American author of Bent, the play features Players' favorite Carolyn Michel as Rose. This one woman, tour-de-force performance will run from September 11th-15th at the Players. Howard Millman returns to the Players to direct the piece.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Storytelling nonprofit The Moth – the force behind the Peabody Award-winning public radio show, The Moth Radio Hour, and the ultra-popular eponymous podcast, which is downloaded 70 million times a year – hosted The Moth Pop-Up Story Pitch Event on Saturday, August 17th as part of Harlem Week's “Summer in the City” celebration.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
San Jose Stage Company has announced the titles for its upcoming 37th Season.