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by Stephanie Wild - Aug 22, 2019
Today's top stories: the cast of Oklahoma! will appear at Barnes and Noble to celebrate their casting recording release, and more!
by Nathaniel Jones - Aug 22, 2019
It takes a lot more than the actors' performance to make a great show. Along with the acting, a spectacular set and visuals, Lighting and sound, and staying true to the material are cogs that set one well-oiled machine of a show apart from the others. Zao theatres production of The Great Gatsby is almost a textbook-like example of how to fit your cogs together to create one solid show.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
On Monday, August 19, 2019, Tony and Emmy Award winning actor André De Shields took the Amtrak Acela to Baltimore for a day of celebration.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Today, Elmhurst Ballet School, the associate school of Birmingham Royal Ballet, reflects on another successful year for its GSCE, General Certificate of Secondary Education examination results.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Mischief Theatre, the multi award-winning theatre company responsible for the worldwide smash hit The Play That Goes Wrong, today announces the full cast for its 2019/20 UK tour of Peter Pan Goes Wrong. The touring cast presents: Romayne Andrews (Dennis), Tom Babbage (Max), Georgia Bradley (Lucy), Connor Crawford (Chris), Katy Daghorn (Sandra), Phoebe Ellabani (Annie), Ciaran Kellgren (Jonathan), Ethan Moorhouse (Trevor), Oliver Senton (Robert), and Patrick Warner (Francis), with understudies Eboni Dixon, Christian James, Soroosh Lavasani and Ava Pickett.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
The New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-Under-Lyme have released rehearsal images for their upcoming production of Moira Buffini's award-winning play Handbagged directed by her sister Fiona Buffini.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Following the recent run of Scary Bikers at Trafalgar Studios, The John Godber Company today announces the world première of John Godber's This is not Right. Godber directs Frazer Hammill (Dad) and Martha Godber (Holly Parker) in the production which opens on 2 October, with previews from 1 October, and runs until 5 October.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
This October will mark Birmingham Hippodrome's official 120th birthday. To celebrate, the greatest show on earth will come to the city centre with a range of free performances and workshops honouring the theatre's origins as a circus.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Casting kicks off with the first announcement for The Boy in the Dress, the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) new musical which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from 8 November.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is announce the presentation of Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams, running September 17 through October 20, 2019. This new circus was created by brothers Bibi and Bichu Tesfamariam in 2017, who have been circus performers for over two decades.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Award-winning New London Barn Playhouse presents The Marvelous Wonderettes running August 21st thru September 1st
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
The 2019-20 season kicks off with Centenary Stage Company's annual, celebratory a?oeCurtain Up!a?? gala on Saturday, September 21 at 8 PM in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Victoria Theatre Association (VTA) presented its 2018-2019 Community Report at today's Annual Meeting, held in the Mathile Theatre at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. The meeting celebrated a fiscal year-end report revealing an estimated $23.7 million economic impact on the Miami Valley region, the opening of the PNC Arts Annex, and acknowledged the success and conclusion of The Next Stage Campaign.
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 Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2019
The company of the Cats first national tour headed to the diner for a special cover of Waitress's iconic song 'She Used to Be Mine' featuring cast members Maria Failla and Laura Katherine Kaufman. For Maria, creating this video was a way of sharing her story of letting the theatre industry define her beauty and taking that definition back. Check out the full video!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Clark Center NYC and the New York Library for the Performing Arts, join in celebrating the history and legacy of the Clark Center with a dive into their archives.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Artistic Director Jamil Jude and Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company will open a ground-breaking 17th season with Dominique Morisseau's Paradise Blue.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Brett J. Roden announced today that Roanoke Children's Theatre (RCT) has hired Brynn Scozzari as Director of Education. Scozzari will fill the role previously vacated by Roden who will assume duties as the Producing Artistic Director for RCT on September 1, 2019. 
by Mark C. Lloyd - Aug 21, 2019
Buffalo's Curtain Up! is coming and I had a chance to chat a bit with a very busy Carly Weiser. Ms Weiser is a director, stage manager, writer, poet and nothing seems to stop her from her artistic passions.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents Sankai Juku Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land on Sunday, October 6, at 7 p.m. at Royce Hall. Tickets for $29a?"$74 are available now at cap.ucla.edu, 310-825-2101 and the Royce Hall box office.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Light Hustle Publishing, the imprint helmed by New York Times bestselling author Anna David, has released its first business book: 'No New Ideas: Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Successful Franchise' (ISBN: 978-1733853231), a step-by-step guide to franchising written by Certified Franchise Expert (CFE) Tim Conn.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Local independent theatre company Infinithéâtre is taking its critically acclaimed Kafka's Ape on tour once again, this time to Beijing, China. Powerhouse Howard Rosenstein is riveting in adaptor/director Guy Sprung's captivating play.
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Music superstar Taylor Swift plans to go back into the studio to create new masters for her classic songs, to offset a blockbuster deal that put earlier versions in the hands of music mogul Scooter Braun, she tells Tracy Smith in an interview for CBS SUNDAY MORNING. The interview will be broadcast Sunday, August 25 (9:00 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
The upcoming revival of The Music Man is getting ready to bring 76 trombones and a slew of stars to the Broadway stage, but they're still in search of certain cast members.
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) announced today that the 2019 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, presented by Chase, will run from November 8, 2019 to January 5, 2020 at Radio City Music Hall. Beloved by generations of families and starring the incomparable Radio City Rockettes, the Christmas Spectacular is a one-of-a-kind tradition where the magic of Christmas in New York comes alive. The 2019 production features magnificent Rockettes dance numbers, stunning costumes, and immersive technology and visual effects. Tickets for the 2019 Christmas Spectacular are on sale now at Rockettes.com/Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Now & Then Creative Company kicks off their 3rd Season with Pluck the Day, a new play from accomplished Arizona playwright Kirt Shineman. The company has committed this season--in its entirety--to new plays by Arizona playwrights, in collaboration with Arizona actors, directors, dramaturgs, and designers. Audiences can expect readings, workshops (staged readings with scripts in hand), and premiere productions by some of Arizona's finest writers.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Company of Fools' (COF) 24th theatre season continues this fall with Cry It Out a?" Molly Smith Metzler's powerful, uplifting and moving play about the realities of motherhood in the 21st century. COF's 24th season focuses on familya?"the family that we choose, the family we are born into, the family that we make and, in the case of Cry It Out, the family that we find.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Jump off the couch and into the story as the world's largest live action video game experience, Variant 31, powers on for its West End premiere on 2 September 2019, with press night on Friday 13 September.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
When the devil offers you anything you want, can he satisfy you? At United Solo Theatre Festival, a man and a devil will battle it out as award-winning, world-traveling New York actor and storyteller Glen Williamson performs Beat the Devil!, a one-man play about love, sex, murder, myth, magic, war, waves and a devil out of his depths.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
New York Shakespeare Exchange (NYSX) announces the 30th consecutive NYC original Shakespearean Pub Crawl: ShakesBEER turns 30! on September 7 & 14, 2019 from 3-6 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
During this year's Season Release Bash at Park & Field, Artistic Director and Co-Founder Michael Patrick Thornton and Associate Artistic Director Emjoy Gavino announced The Gift Theatre's 2020 Season will include: a revival of Martin McDonagh's masterpiece THE PILLOWMAN; the Chicago premiere of Naomi Iizuka's drama AT THE VANISHING POINT, directed by Lavina Jadhwani; and the world premiere of Jennifer Rumberger's drama THE LOCUSTS, commissioned and developed by The Gift.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Steep Theatre announces the programming for its upcoming 19th season, which will continue the company's tradition of presenting bold plays from today's most exciting playwrights, brought to life by fearless ensembles and visionary directors.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Goodman Theatre and the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) present the Midwest premiere of Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary, written and performed by L.A.-based artist Marissa Chibas, October 8 -13. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
The music, the story...all of the classic elements that make up one of the most beloved musicals of all-time: WEST SIDE STORY.  MusicalFare's production will be re-imagined for its intimate space, enabling audiences to experience the show as if seeing it for the very first time.  This WEST SIDE STORY will return it to its core as a young, desperate love story with its heart based in the streets.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??the american vicarious proudly presents the World Premiere of (A)loft Modulation by NYC-based playwright Jaymes Jorsling. Inspired by true events at 821 6th Avenue from 1957 - 1965,  (A)loft Modulation will feature a live jazz band led by saxophonist Jonathan Beshay that will improvise nightly. Previews begin Thursday September 26th with Opening Night set for Thursday, October 3rd. This limited Off-Broadway engagement runs through Sunday, October 27th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Words On Dance returns to the New York stage with two evenings featuring conversations with luminaries of dance, theater and film. The programs, Oct. 21 and Nov. 11, are presented in association with Symphony Space, the performing arts center at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Ars Lyrica Houston, the Grammy-nominated early music ensemble, opens its 2019/20 season of a?oeNational Treasuresa?? with Dancing at the Palais. This program features a full Baroque orchestra under the leadership of harpsichordist and ALH Artistic Director Matthew Dirst plus the New York Baroque Dance Company, with choreography by NYBDC artistic director Catherine Turocy.
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Variety reports that Lena Dunham has signed an exclusive first-look deal with HBO through her brand new production company, Good Thing Going. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Shakespeare in Love is Insight Theatre Company's 50th professional production and they are celebrating this momentous occasion by giving back to the community through their a?oeLove is Lovea?? campaign. Insight feels that love is love - whether that be romantic love, love of the arts, love for all humans or love for your community.
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Half-hour Pilot Produced by Other Shoe Productions, Merman and Kapital Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and Lionsgate Television
by Carla Delgado - Aug 21, 2019
Shakespeare Rose Theatre, produced by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, recently held its first-ever Shakespeare boot camp at the Theatre at Solaire. This award-winning company from the United Kingdom (UK) makes its international debut in Manila by bringing two classic Shakespeare plays, a?oeMacbetha?? and a?oeA Midsummer Night's Dream,a?? to the Filipino audience for a week, from September 17 to 22, 2019.
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
NPR Music, in partnership with the nationally-syndicated World Cafe daily music program produced by WXPN/Philadelphia, WMOT Roots Radio, and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC), will co-produce the AmericanaFest Day Stage as part of the 20th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference (AmericanaFest) taking place September 10-15 in Nashville.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Today the 2019 nominees were announced for Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, now in its 39th year, for Best Comedy Show and Best Newcomer.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
London's Great Theatres by Simon Callow and Derry Moore is a new book of exquisite photography and engaging insights exploring the remarkable playhouses of the city from the West End to the South Bank, Westminster to Hackney.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Bated Breath Theatre Company announces a third extension of their acclaimed immersive, environmental production UNMAKING TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. Performances will now continue through October 30 at Madame X in Manhattan's historic Greenwich Village, where it began on May 8.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
In 2020, for the second year, the Claudia Corrieri Literary Prize, a scholarship fund, will be awarded to actors, playwrights and screenwriters at two institutions: Manhattan's Barrow Group Theater Company and School and Brooklyn's Terry Knickerbocker Studio.  The grants, valued at $1,500 each, will help fund writing classes to be selected at the student's discretion at both schools.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
The Growing Stage a?" The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey is proud to present its 2019 - 2020 Main Stage Season:
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Olney Theatre Center and 1st Stage combine forces to co-produce the first show of the 2019 - 20 Season in the Olney Theatre's Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab: The Royale by Marco Ramirez, directed and choreographed by Paige Hernandez. Inspired by the story of Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion boxer, the New York Times praised Ramirez's play that a?oeboldly takes on and reorients a familiar genre and a familiar tale.a?? The area premiere runs at Olney Theatre Center September 25 - October 27, 2019 with Invited Press Night on Saturday, September 28 at 7:45pm. The production, with the same actors and set, moves to 1st Stage for a run January 30 - February 23, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Samm Hagen leads the cast of LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL In Melbourne!
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 21, 2019
The show will pay a beautiful tribute to Roberto Gomez Bolanos and his most famous creation, our dear El Chavo, in a great production in the best Broadway style. The staging promises to surprise fans of the show - and the general public - with original choreography by Gabriel Malo, unpublished libretto by music director Fernanda Maia and direction by Ze Henrique de Paula. Chaves - Um Tributo Musical has its premiere scheduled for August 23 at Teatro Opus (Shopping Villa-Lobos), in Sao Paulo.