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Rockdale Musical Society Presents RENT
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer-prize winning Broadway musical, RENT, details one year in the life of seven modern day artists & musicians, living in New York's run down 'Alphabet City' in the late 1980s. (more...)

Line-Up Announced for 19th Annual Festival of Independent Theatres
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Intrepid theatergoers know the place to get their fix of summertime art is the Bath House Cultural Center and the annual Festival of Independent Theatres, presented each summer against the beautiful shores of White Rock Lake. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks Out at the Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

What would happen if rock-n'-roll legends Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash all got together for one night only to give one of the most epic jam sessions the world has ever known? That's what happens in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony-winning musical that brings to life this legendary session that occurred on December 4, 1956 at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll" who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. (more...)

ONSTAGE in Bedford Set to Host the Regional Premiere of DISASTER!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

ONSTAGE in Bedford presents one of the most exciting theatrical events of the 2017 season, the regional premiere of the musical Disaster! by Seth Rudetsky Jack Plotnick, based on a concept by Rudetsky and Drew Geraci, with additional material by Geraci. (more...)

3D Printing Metal Market Worth $2.86 Billion by 2025 CAGR: 31.0%: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

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BWW Interview: Thom Fogarty of THE PULSE PROJECT at Judson Church
by Amy Oestreicher - Jun 6, 2017

Completing the Circle:  360Rep Co, Raises Awareness for Gays Against Guns with The Pulse Project Premiere By Amy Oestreicher (more...)

Barbara Morrison to Perform at The Women in Jazz and Blues Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Organizer Barbara Morrison has constructed a magnificent array of musical talent with vocalists Sherry Pruitt, Mary Bogue, Deborah Ash, Lady GiGi and Almita Delone for The Women in Jazz and Blues Festival June 18 at Morrison's Performing Arts Center and the adjacent California Jazz and Blues Museum in Leimert Park. (more...)

THE TUMBLEWEED ROUNDUP Opens this Week at Artisan Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

THE TUMBLEWEED ROUNDUP opens at Artisan Center Theater on Saturday, June 10, 2017 and runs through Saturday, August 26, 2017. (more...)

Joey Arias to Headline STILL MISBEHAVIN at Martinis Above Fourth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, fashion icon and drag artist Joey Arias premieres a new intimate show with piano and voice at MA4.  Accompanied by jazz pianist Peter Smith, Arias takes you on a musical journey highlighting his own musical inspirations, from The Beatles to, of course, Billie Holiday to whom he has long been compared. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 28, 2017
by - Jun 28, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Alan Alda-Narrated BRAHMS AND THE SCHUMANNS Adds Performance at BCMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

A second performance of 'Brahms and the Schumanns,' narrated by Alan Alda, has been added to the schedule of the 2017 Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival. This program, which opens the festival, will now be performed on July 30 and 31. (more...)

MTV to Premiere New Comedy Series SAFEWORD, 7/13
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

MTV today announced the debut of new comedy series, SAFEWORD where famous friends become famous frenemies all for a good laugh. “SafeWord” will premiere on Thursday, July 13 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, immediately following a new episode of “Wild 'N Out” and as part of MTV's “Throwdown Thursdays” comedy block. (more...)

Brand Connections Launches DIGITRY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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New Comedy Launches TADA Theatricals, a New Chicago-Based Theatrical Producing Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The new Stan Zimmerman and Christian McLaughlin play, Knife to the Heart: The Circumcision Comedy, held a starry private reading on May 8, 2017, at Chicago's The Second City, the iconic institution home to some of the world's greatest comedy, produced by Steve Abrams, Tony D'Angelo, Stefani Nicole von Huben, Kim Stafford and Tommy Lipnick. Readings for potential investors and invited industry members are in preparation for a slated Chicago run in Spring 2018 at the Broadway Playhouse (exact dates to be announced), and mark the launch of new Chicago-based commercial producing team TADA Theatricals, led by Chicago theatre veterans Steve Abrams and Tony D'Angelo. TADA Theatricals will bring vibrant new work to audiences in Chicago and beyond, with a commitment to creating job opportunities for Chicago's world-class arsenal of theatrical talent. (more...)

Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens Next Month at Town Players
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

THE VEIL, a tale of suspense by Conor McPherson, opens July 14 at Town Players. (more...)

Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, Brookfield Theatre presents Christmas in July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals. This festive event treats audiences to 45-minute previews of 3 brand new holiday-themed musicals. At the end of the evening, audiences vote for their favorite and the winning show will be performed as a full-length staged reading in December. Come meet the writers, enjoy the shows, and vote for your favorite musical! (more...)

Photo Flash: National Black Theatre Celebrates Black Excellence With Teer Spirit Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) put the spotlight on Black excellence in the spirit of joy at the ninth annual TEER Spirit Awards Gala on Wednesday, June 14. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 2, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 2, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI: Welcome to Friday, June 2, 2017! The weekend is upon us (thank you, very much) and we cannot conceive of a better way to live life dramatically than by catching a first night performance of a show? It's opening night for several new shows and we send out warm wishes of "break a leg"... (more...)

Scoop: STEVE HARVEY'S FUNDERDOME on ABC - Sunday, July 9, 2017
by - Jun 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on STEVE HARVEY'S FUNDERDOME, airing on ABC on Sunday, July 9, 2017! (more...)

RealTimeRental Offers Special Summer Pricing on Mobile App
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

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Judge Finds JERSEY BOYS is of Fair Use of Copyrighted Material
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

After almost a decade in court and two law suits later, a Nevada judge has ruled that the producers, writers, and director of JERSEY BOYS did not violate copyright law. (more...)

Old City Eats to Return for Second Summer with Block Party Kick-Off
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off Thursday, June 15 with the launch of a new outdoor Block Party on 2nd Street between Market and Chestnut Streets from 5:00-8:00pm. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS UK and Ireland Tour Announce Further 2018 Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The producers of award-winning West End and Broadway smash-hit musical JERSEY BOYS are delighted to announce the addition of further dates to the UK & Ireland tour schedule. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS is 'Making it's Way Back' to Wolverhampton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre and the producers of award-winning West End and Broadway musical JERSEY BOYS have just announced the return of the smash-hit show to Wolverhampton from Tuesday 28 August - Saturday 8 September 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LAST ONES, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 13, 2017

Anthony Biggs presents the UK premiere of Maxim Gorky's 1908 The Last Ones in a highly dramatic and touching production that nevertheless feels ultimately insubstantial. (more...)

Musical Theatre of Anthem presents MADAGASCAR JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of Madagascar Jr, a musical based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture.   (more...)

Taproot+ to Conduct Research Project for the Jeff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Jeff Awards has been approved for pro bono work from Taproot+ to conduct opinion research with Chicago area theatres this summer. Results will be shared with the Jeff Awards in the aggregate to insure confidentiality of individuals and theatre companies interviewed. (more...)

Broadway's Original Elvis Comes to MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Eddie Clendening, who originated the role of Elvis in the Broadway production, and Evan Buckley Harris who portrayed Johnny Cash in the National Tour and Las Vegas companies, will both be joining the Ivoryton Playhouse production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for the final week of the run. Jacqueline Hubbard, Producing Artistic Director stated "We are sorry to see both John Rochette and Jeremy Sevelovitz leave our production. They are both stellar performers and unfortunately had conflicts for this final week. However, we are definitely looking forward to the new additions to the family. Even if you have already seen the show, you may want to come back and see it again with our new cast." (more...)

Playwrights' Center Announces 2017-18 McKnight Fellows, New Core Writers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Playwrights' Center is excited to announce the 2017-18 McKnight National Residency and Commission recipient, 2017-18 McKnight Fellows in Playwriting, 2017-18 McKnight Theater Artist Fellows, 2017-2020 Core Writers and 2017-18 Core Apprentices. (more...)

Garry Marshall Theatre Announces New Name, New Vision, New Artistic Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Garry Marshall Theatre's Board of Directors announces Joseph Leo Bwarie and Dimitri Toscas as the newly-formed nonprofit's first Artistic Directors. Bwarie and Toscas will shepherd the Garry Marshall Theatre into its inaugural season, bringing a bold artistic vision and a focus on community engagement. (more...)

Master Mixologist: Justin Noel of MIONETTO
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 7, 2017

Master Mixologist, Justin Noel teamed up with Mionetto as brand mixologist two years ago. His appreciation for the brand stems from his admiration of the product itself, and the appeal of working with such a rich and diverse history, in today's beverage scene. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/7 - BEAUTIFUL, LION KING, DISASTER, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTIFUL, THE LION KING, DISASTER, MY FAIR LADY, and more! (more...)

Greenbrier Valley Theatre presents MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, presents a Ken Ludwig masterpiece, Moon Over Buffalo. This outrageous comedy will run June 30 & July 1, July 6-8, July 12-14 and July 19-22 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance July 22 at 2:30 p.m. (more...)

GHOST OF PAUL REVERE Comes to Fox Theatre This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

"Mumford & Sons meet the Avett Brothers with a twist of bluegrass. Old Crow Medicine Show with three-part harmonies. The Band for millennials… The Maine-grown, foot-stompin' holler-folk quartet create the type of music for which festivals are made." - The Boston Globe (more...)

Cockpit in Court Whoops It Up with SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre continues its 45th season with Sister Act, a feel-good comedy based on the Touchstone Pictures motion picture starring Whoopi Goldberg. The musical comedy runs from July 21 through Aug. 6 in the F. Scott Black Theatre at the Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard in Rosedale. (more...)

Photo Flash: Molly Pope is SECOND TO NUN at Zeiders American Dream Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Zeiders American Dream Theater presents the world premiere new musical, Second To Nun, running June 29 through August 5, 2017. Opening night was Saturday, July 1, coinciding with Canada's 150th Anniversary. Performances continue Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Review: DISASTER! at ONSTAGE In Bedford
by Jef Tingley - Jul 3, 2017

BWW Review: DISASTER! at ONSTAGE In Bedford (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Eve
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Jo Clifford about bringing National Theatre of Scotland's Eve to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS to Return to Sydney in September 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The international blockbuster musical Jersey Boys will open in September 2018 at Sydney's Capitol Theatre.  Auditions start this week in Melbourne and next week in Sydney to cast the new Australian company. (more...)

Vicky's of Santa Fe Announces 2018 Show Supper Club Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Vicky's of Santa Fe located on Highway 111 & Club Drive in Indian Wells will host the 2018 Show Supper Club Series. (more...)

Restaurant POS Terminal Market Size Worth $24.7 Billion By 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

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Rush Philanthropic Arts Raises Over $1.1 Million at ART FOR LIFE BENEFIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) raised over $1.1 million at its annual ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. Proceeds from ART FOR LIFE benefit the Foundation's signature arts education and gallery programs, which have directly served tens of thousands of inner-city youth over the past 20 years. (more...)

More Than 100 E-Book Deals From 99¢ - $4.99!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jul 16, 2017

Want some new books to curl up with this summer? Check out some of the fantastic e-books currently on sale!! The publishers have made it really easy to stock up--and a lot of books have the ENTIRE SERIES on sale, so you can buy them in one swoop without hurting your wallet too much!!! (more...)

City of Cuero, Texas Wooing Film Productions with Old-Fashioned Charm
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Thanks to a history of turkey farming dating back to the early 1900s, Cuero, Texas boasts the title of the unofficial “turkey capital of the world.” The city's next claim to fame may be closer to filming capital of Texas. (more...)

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita presents HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2017 Season, 'Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre' by welcoming patrons to the 60s with a new version of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, which runs July 12-16 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. The third of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Hairspray is part of the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan. (more...)

PRINCE AND THE PAUPER Opens This Saturday at Millbrook Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David Leidholdt, are pleased to announce the second offering in the Millbrook Playhouse Saturday Morning Kids Show series, The Prince and the Pauper! (more...)

Joey Arias Stars in STILL MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, fashion icon and drag artist Joey Arias premieres a new intimate show with piano and voice at MA4. Accompanied by jazz pianist Peter Smith, Arias takes you on a musical journey highlighting his own musical inspirations, from The Beatles to, of course, Billie Holiday to whom he has long been compared. (more...)

Motown, Comedy, Magic and More Coming Up at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Westchester Broadway Theatre has announced its upcoming special shows. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Previews: Exciting Broadway Season at Gate City Bank Theatre At The Fargodome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Gate City Bank Theatre at the Fargodome in Fargo, ND will play host to an exciting line-up of Broadway shows for the 2017-2018 season. Here's the line-up! (more...)

Photo Flash: AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

In a time when issues of immigration, assimilation, xenophobia, and socio-economic upheaval are more present than ever, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will bring to the stage a reimagined version of Moishe Rosenfeld and Zalmen Mlotek's Amerike-The Golden Land, a musical journey of the immigration experience. Playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, across from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, from which the story has taken inspiration, this limited Off Broadway engagement opened last night and will run through August 6th. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

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