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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, announces the recipients of the second round of the 2019 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $583,000, allow 15 productions extra time for the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, hoping to extend the life of the world premiere play after its first run. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Beautifula?"The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Jacksonville return at the Times-Union Center for one performance only on December 21!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
In an effort to support The ARTS at Marks Garage, Kim Taylor Reece is offering a free photo to the first 100 individuals who become $10+ monthly donors or The Hawaii Academy of Performing Arts, DBA The ARTS at Marks Garage. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Clutch Productions presents a limited engagement run of THE WORTH OF WATER, a new play written by Tira Palmquist and directed by Mêlisa Annis that will be presented Friday, October 4th through Sunday, October 20th, Off-Broadway at HERE, 145 6th Avenue, (on Dominick St., one block south of Spring St.). 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of the Bonnie & Terry Burman New Play Award Winner, American Underground by Brent Askari.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Clutch Productions, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for emerging female artists in theatre and film, today announced that tickets are now on sale for THE WORTH OF WATER, a new play written by Tira Palmquist and directed by Mêlisa Annis Friday, October 4th through Sunday, October 20th, Off-Broadway at HERE, 145 6thAvenue, (on Dominick St., one block south of Spring St.). This is the second commission of a new, full-length play from blank page to its world premiere on a New York stage by Clutch, the inaugural commission being the world premiere of Every Good Girl Deserves Fun by Heidi Armbruster (upcoming Dairyland at Playmakers Rep, Mrs. Christie at Dorset Theatre Festival). https://www.clutchproductions.org/theworthofwater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
The Donmar Warehouse and Clean Break today announce full casting for the world premiere of [BLANK] a new play by Alice Birch. Directed by Maria Aberg, full casting includes Ayesha Antoine, Shona Babayemi, Sophia Brown, Jackie Clune, Grace Doherty, Lucy Edkins, Zaris-Angel Hator, Zainab Hasan, Joanna Horton, Thusitha Jayasundera, Petra Letang, Leah Mondesir-Simmonds, Kate O'Flynn, Ashna Rabheru, Jemima Rooper and Taya Tower.
by Fiona Scott - Sep 3, 2019
A tale of love, loss and laughter, Falsettos is currently running at The Other Palace. Cast members Oliver Savile, Gemma Knight Jones and Laura Pitt-Pulford spoke to BroadwayWorld about being part of the show.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
BESPOKE PLAYS - a play reading series - announces RUTH CONNELL (SUPERNATURAL) will lead the first public reading of HERETICS by playwright ELLIE PYLE (Sources), on September 25 at 8pm on The Broadwater Mainstage (1076 Lillian Way, Los Angeles, California 90038) and September 28 at 8pm in the Broadwater Blackbox (6322 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Marylou DiPietro will perform her original solo play In Love with Cancer at the prestigious United Solo Theatre Festival on October 5, at 9 P.M., at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd St., New York, NY.
by Alyssa Biederman - Sep 19, 2019
Two teens. One livestream that resulted in their untimely deaths. Opera Philadelphia's Denis and Katya, a world premiere part of their annual opera festival, uses this true story to ask questions about life, death, voyeurism and entertainment in an innovative 70 minute opera.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
In only it's second year, the Wet Paint - New Play Festival has managed to round up B'way veterans (Johanna Leister, Layan Elwazani), TV stars (Christopher Shyer, Rachel Handler), & Amazon Best-Selling authors (Edward Medina) to participate in a barebones development series of short-performances. This year's festival has a theme: Walls, and with that theme, Point-Blank Theatre Co. received a unique submission. William Hobbs, a member of Voices Inside, an inmate writing/theatre program at Northpoint Training Center in KY, submitted his play, A Spider's Web and was accepted among dozens of NYC playwright applicants.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
CONTEXT Art Miami, (www.contextartmiami.com) the international contemporary fair dedicated to the development and reinforcement of emerging and mid-career artists, has announced the 2019 exhibitor list for its eighth edition. Taking place December 3 a?" 8, 2019, the fair will feature 96 galleries from 28 countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, The Netherlands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Clutch Productions presents a limited engagement run of THE WORTH OF WATER, a new play written by Tira Palmquist and directed by Mêlisa Annis that will be presented Friday, October 4th through Sunday, October 20th, Off-Broadway at HERE, 145 6th Avenue, (on Dominick St., one block south of Spring St.).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Cirque du Soleil marks its 30th anniversary in the UK with a celebratory exhibition from 19 September to 9 October with free entry at London's historical Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Fans can immerse themselves in the story so far, understand the journey of Cirque du Soleil, from creation to the travelling circus today, hear the music, and take an up-close look at costumes, masks and more! A truly global company with shows that have visited more than sixty countries and using themes evoked from different cultures around the world, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is the perfect venue for this exhibition celebrating 30 years in the UK alone.
by Aimee Curameng - Sep 18, 2019
Michael Feinstein, once again, brought MGM Movie Classics to life last Saturday with his rare finds and classic orchestrations. The popular Pasadena Pops offering is the last show of the summer season and it ended well, the sound of the symphony invoking the same feeling Judy Garland has when she walks through the door and into the world of technicolor.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Full casting has been announced for the Made at Curve production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at London's Dominion Theatre from Saturday 16 November 2019 a?' Saturday 4 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Denver Arts & Venues announces fall art exhibitions at McNichols Civic Center Building.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Last night, the second round of Creative Arts Emmys were awarded!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 13, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse will soon present the New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz. Chasing Rainbows features a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation & additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento. Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz begins performances Thursday, September 26, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, October 27, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2019
The company just met the press and BWW correspondent Richard Ridge is taking you inside the big day below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The Donmar Warehouse today announces that Susan Wokoma, fresh from her acclaimed performance as Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Open Air Theatre and Channel 4's Year of the Rabbit, joins the cast of Teenage Dick in the role of Elizabeth York.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
They say tragedy plus time equals comedy. Dead Parents Society, a new sketch comedy revue directed by Kirsten Rasmussen, will shine a light at the end of the tunnel on November 1 and 2 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Actor/Activist Wilson Cruz (Star Trek: Voyager) joins Pop-Up Playhouse and Anne Kathryn Parma as they bring back their hit revival of The Diary of Anne Frank.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The Public Theater announced today the Public Forum and Public Shakespeare Initiative fall line-up that will explore the intersection of art, ideas, and action and illuminate the study and performance of Shakespeare's works.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
The wait is over! The official launch of the newly formed Sussman-Hoyt Productions, Inc. is finally here. This includes the premiere of its nearby Wildomar Movie Ranch. Specialty entertainment services are taken to the next level in the infotainment and edutainment categories.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
On Saturday October 5, Dancers Love Dogs (DLD) will once again be presented at the Artscape Opera House with Alan Committie as emcee. The much anticipated annual event in aid of the mass sterilisation of dogs, features a stunning line up of dancers, choreographers and performing artists, all donating their time and expertise to a cause about which they are passionate. Audiences can look forward to seeing a variety of dance styles such as hip hop, ballet, neo classical, jazz and contemporary by top artists such as Hope Maimane, Rudi Smit, Jazzart, LAMTA students, Bradley and Ashley Searle, the SA Guide Dogs Association, Northern Dance Company and former Cape Town City Ballet principals Laura Bosenberg and Tom Thorne in a piece choreographed by Adele Blank.
by Joe Lombardi - Sep 10, 2019
With the not so faint wisps of fascism blowing all around the world today, artists seem compelled to paint the future.  Prasad Paul Duffy has written and directed Revolutionary with Theo Grace composing the score and lyrics.  This show has been selected as part of Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival.  Pursuing new works presented in non-traditional ways, the festival aims to push ideas forward and encourage experimentation.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Now in its 29th year, The Living Room Series (LRS) is a new play development program that embodies The Blank's commitment to developing new work by diverse voices from  both established and emerging writers.
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Prepare for the ultimate showdown between the fiercest women in the home renovation and design business when Rock the Block, HGTV's newest competition series, premieres on Monday, Oct. 21, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. With only four weeks and $175,000 each, HGTV stars Leanne Ford (Restored by the Fords), Mina Starsiak Hawk (Good Bones), Jasmine Roth (Hidden Potential) and Alison Victoria (Windy City Rehab) will face-off to max-out identical properties in the Los Angeles area—with the goal to add the most property value to each home. Hosted by Property Brothers: Forever Home star and real estate expert Drew Scott, the series will boast bold build and design challenges; in-show surprises; and special guest judges. The winner will walk away with the ultimate reward—bragging rights and a street named after her on the most rocking block in the country.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
With Friday 30 August marking both Frankenstein Day and Mary Shelley's 222nd birthday, the cast of the Belgrade Theatre's forthcoming co-production of Frankenstein have been marking the occasion by paying a visit to one of the author's old haunts.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Aug 30, 2019
There aren't many plays for pre-schoolers that boast the right pace and sustain their attention, Children's Theatre's new adaptation of A SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE hits the sweet spot, quietly modeling friendship and kindness.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
Stage West presents First Date, Book by Austin Winsberg, Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing have announced the North American tour of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical Beautiful- The Carole King Musical will welcome Kennedy Caughell (Carole King), James D. Gish (Gerry Goffin), Kathryn Boswell (Cynthia Weil), James Michael Lambert (Barry Mann), Matt Loehr (Don Kirshner) and Rachel Coloff (Genie Klein) to the Company. Beautiful a?" The Carole King Musical will make its Easton premiere at the State Theatre on Wednesday, September 25 at 7:30PM. Tickets for this show sold out within the first hour of public sales after the two-week period of Member sales.
by Matthew Blank - Aug 28, 2019
Fire Island Pines Arts Project presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE August 31 and September 1.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
Geffen Playhouse today announced its selection of six local writers to participate in the second cycle of The Writers' Room, a forum for engagement and collaboration between Los Angeles playwrights. The participants for 2019/2020 are Boni B. Alvarez, Chloé Hung, Inda Craig-Galván, Juan José Alfonso, Ramiz Monsef and Ruby Rae Spiegel.
by TV Scoop - Aug 26, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on MASTERS OF ILLUSION, airing on THE CW on Friday, August 30, 2019!
by Roy Berko - Aug 24, 2019
Kenneth Lonergan is noted for writing about decent people who are unexpectedly challenged by issues of ethics. In his 'Lobby Hero,' now on stage at Blank Canvas, the 2016 Oscar winner for 'Manchester by the Sea' specifically asks, 'What happens when emotions come in conflict with principles.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Following successful productions in Dublin and New York City, the Heartefact Fund and Different Translation, are pleased to announce The Baby Monitor, a crucial play exploring same-sex parenting and family values, will be presented in Belgrade, Serbia, as part of the inaugural Belgrade Pride Theater Festival.
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Taylor Swift announced today that she will be opening the 2019 MTV VMAs!
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Residents of Fremont County, CO, have learned the hard way that when you invite evil in, it stays. VALLEY OF THE DAMNED is a six-part series examining seven murders that rocked the beautiful, desolate mountain region of Fremont County, deep in the Colorado Rockies. This vast, inhospitable region of Southern Colorado is known as Prison Valley because it is home to 15 high security prisons including America's only Federal Supermax. This valley has more correctional facilities than any other in the US, so in a town where you're surrounded by prisons, how does someone get away with murder? The brand-new series VALLEY OF THE DAMNED premieres Tuesday, September 3 at 10/9c only on Investigation Discovery (ID).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
City of Hope, a world-renowned independent cancer research and treatment center, today announced the artists and creators who will receive special recognition at the Music, Film and Entertainment Industry Group's 15th Annual Songs of Hope next month. Producer Boi-1da and songwriter Diane Warrenwill receive the Clive Davis a?oeLegend in Songwritinga?? Award presented by Clive Davis himself, composer and lyricist Marc Shaiman will receive the Electronic Arts a?oeComposer of the Yeara?? Award, songwriter and recording artist Tierra Whack will receive the Universal Music Publishing Group a?oeShe Is The Musica?? Award presented by Universal Music Publishing's Chairman and CEO Jody Gerson, Facebook will present the a?oeFacebook Songwriter Impacta?? Award to Hayley Kiyoko, The Dream will receive the Warner Chappell Music a?oeBeacon of Excellencea?? Award, and Linda Malkas, Ph.D. will receive the Songs of Hope Beverly and Ben Horowitz Legacy Award.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Iconic screenwriter/producer who left an impression on the Broadway community and millions of others globally, Blake Snyder died suddenly at 51-years-old of cardiac arrest 10 years ago this month (August), but his memory and wisdom lives on to this very day.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse presents the New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz. Meet the cast in the photos!
by Isabella Perrone - Aug 20, 2019
In Soulpepper's production of the 1998 Best Play Tony winner ART, written by Yasmina Reza and directed here by Philip Akin, the friendship of three friends is put to the test after one dives into the world of modernism with an expensive purchase.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2019
Whether you dream of performing, want to be a better public speaker, or just want to impress your friends at the next cocktail party, Introduction to Improvisation is for you. Come learn the basics of improvisational theater and have fun doing it. Discover how to actively listen, create stories, and to avoid common thoughts and communication patterns. This class will focus on the fundamental principles of improvisation with emphasis on scene building skills and having fun.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Clutch Productions, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for emerging female artists in theatre and film, today announced that it will present THE WORTH OF WATER, a new play written by Tira Palmquist and directed by Mêlisa Annis Friday, October 4th through Sunday, October 20th, Off-Broadway at HERE, 145 6thAvenue, (on Dominick St., one block south of Spring St.). This is the second commission of a new, full-length play from blank page to its world premiere on a New York stage by Clutch, the inaugural commission being the world premiere of Every Good Girl Deserves Fun by Heidi Armbruster (upcoming Dairyland at Playmakers Rep, Mrs. Christie at Dorset Theatre Festival).
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 15, 2019
a?oeFor nearly forty years this story has given faithful service to the Young in Heart; and Time has been powerless to put its kindly philosophy out of fashiona??..a?? These words from L. Frank Baum dance across the screen during the overture of MSMT's stunning new production of THE WIZARD OF OZ, reminding the audience of the perennial appeal of this beloved story. And as the curtain goes up, the audience is treated to arguably the largest, most lavish production in MSMT history with a cast of fifty (that includes twenty children and a dog), dazzling technical elements, staging and choreography to blow one away, and performances to melt the heart. a?oea??When I saw Marc Robin's production at the Fulton in 2016, I said, a?oeWe have to do this at MSMT. THE WIZARD OF OZ had not been on this stage since 1961, and it was time to give it a new life,a?? says Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark. Clark is one of the large panel, which also includes Marc Robin, Travis M. Grant, Carolyn Anne Miller, Susan Cella, Ian Knauer, and David Girolmo, who have come together in conversation with BWW's Maine Editor Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold in MSMT and BWW's final season collaboration of PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN at the Curtis Memorial Library on August 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) continues its commitment to harnessing the power of cinematic storytelling to educate high school and college students about current events, historical topics and global communities through the AJFF On Campus initiative, returning to Emory University September 15-17 and expanding to Pace Academy with a screening on September 5.