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by Peter Nason - Sep 9, 2019
Stephen King's gory tale of teenage revenge is one of the most notorious shows in musical theatre history, but it's certainly done right at RST.
by Gil Kaan - Sep 8, 2019
The Echo Theater Company presents a stunning world premiere of Erik Patterson's HANDJOB. Echo Theatre's artistic director Chris Fields quite ably directs his talented cast, as two sets of actors alternately depict the scenario of a curious, middle-aged gay man hiring a shirtless housekeeper/cleaner for a session of cleaning, leering and lusting. Patterson's very witty and smart script of clever puns and sharp observations gets even more witty and even smarter after a big reveal, that I won't be spoiling.
by Nicole Ackman - Sep 8, 2019
When you open a program to find a page recommending ways that people can take action after seeing a musical (like registering to vote and supporting groups like the ACLU), you know that you're going to see something special. Theatre Raleigh's last show of their 2019 Summer Season, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, is a daring musical about the Scottsboro Boys trials in the 1930s in Alabama. It has a company of all African-American performers, except one, and takes inspiration from minstrel shows. The show is directed and brilliantly choreographed by Gerry McIntyre who manages to make it very impactful, without feeling overdone.
by Paul Smith - Sep 6, 2019
Little Gem is running at Irish Repertory Theatre until September 8 and BroadwayWorld had the chance to chat about the play with the show's director, Marc Atkinson Borrull.
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
A Bad Think, a musical project led by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Michael Marquart, announces the availability of its latest album, The Savior, in a new 5.1 surround-sound mix by multi-platinum award-winning producer/engineer Bob Clearmountain. The album is available as a 5.1 Blu-ray from, as well as in lossless 5.1 digital files from online immersive audio stores.
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Seattle-based synth pop project Watch Clark is releasing 'Couch', the third full-length album. Featuring 12 tracks written from September 2017 to July 2019, the first of these to be previewed is the lead track 'Choose'.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Soho Rep. announces its 2019-20 season, kicking off with Zawe Ashton's for all the women who thought they were Mad.
by TV Scoop - Sep 30, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of CAROL'S SECOND ACT, airing on CBS on Thursday, October 10, 2019!
by Michael Dale - Sep 3, 2019
While the name Walt Disney will certainly be familiar to all those arriving at the Delacorte for Public Works' stage adaptation of the 1997 animated musical feature Hercules, hopefully a good deal of them will leave Central Park remembering the name Lear deBessonet.
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Director Todd Phillips “Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone fictional story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips' exploration of Arthur Fleck, who is indelibly portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is of a man struggling to find his way in Gotham's fractured society. A clown-for-hire by day, he aspires to be a stand-up comic at night…but finds the joke always seems to be on him. Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty, Arthur makes one bad decision that brings about a chain reaction of escalating events in this gritty character study.
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Rotterdam-based fivesome Iguana Death Cult initially made their mark with giddy, hard-hitting garage punk and a miasma of acid-drenched psychedelics, only to blossom into an all-embracing unit that implements frameworks of post-punk, krautrock, new wave, soul and disco. The band's sophomore album Nude Casino, out October 25 on LA imprint Innovative Leisure, holds aloft a more cerebral and absurdist side of their songwriting.
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Today, Monotronic release their self-titled debut album. Purchase/stream Monotronic here: The 7-track collection was recorded live at Bunker Studios in Brooklyn, mixed by Grammy Award-winning mix engineer, Dave Pensado, and mastered by Grammy Award-winning mastering engineer, Greg Calbi (Tame Impala, David Bowie, Talking Heads, The National) at Sterling Sound. 'Our goal was to try to distill our more exploratory and improvisational live sound into something more accessible to mainstream listeners, who are typically streaming 3-4 minute tracks,' elaborates bandleader Ramsey Elkholy. 'With the help of Pensado and Calbi, the final product exceeded all our expectations.' 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Drawing tense parallels between Black Lives Matter and the Civil Rights Movement, Amiri Baraka's Dutchman asks how much change, if any, has occurred? Dutchman challenges the progress of racial equality in the last 50 years, revealing contemporary race relations.
by Brady Schwind - Sep 24, 2019
For thirteen years running, a phone call that starts with that simple query has pulled Kyle Dean Massey out of airport gangways, from family reunions and vacation hot tubs, and unexpectedly back into an actor's best (and perhaps sometimes worst) friend: the long running musical.
by Review Roundups - Sep 2, 2019
A new stage adaptation of the Disney classic film HERCULES is currently running (for just seven nights!) through September 8th at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Proof recently opened at Everyman Theatre in Baltimore and the reviews are in! Find out what the critics had to say.
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Vagabon (aka Lætitia Tamko) has released a Maegan Houang-directed video for 'Water Me Down,' the latest from her self-titled sophomore album, due October 18 via Nonesuch Records. Vagabon is available for pre-order now, and Nonesuch Store pre-orders include an exclusive print autographed by Tamko.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
You arrive, maybe with friends, you buy a drink, you sit down in a communal space, and a host of people enthusiastically perform stories. I'm not talking about theatre a?" I'm talking about pubs.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2019
Author T.L. Christianson has announced the upcoming release of the fourth book in her Shades of Red paranormal romance series, Carmine: Blood and Thunder. Scheduled for release by Myth & Moon Press, the book is already receiving rave reviews from readers and reviewers.
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Leading school assemblies followed by evening, full-production concerts coast-to-coast, Indiana-based pop/rock band Attaboy releases its sixth full-length and first Radiate Musicalbum, WILD, today (Sept. 13). Available now at Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Google Playand more digital retail and streaming outlets globally, WILD channels infectious pop music that has landed Attaboy radio success and sustained years of full-time touring.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
This is not your ordinary play: it features a wrestling match, ballet, jug band, vaudeville show, and a presidential roast. Kennesaw State University's Department of Theatre and Performance Studies will present the cult classic '45 Plays for 45 Presidents' September 24-29 at the Onyx Theater on the Kennesaw campus.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Detroit kicks off the 2019-2020 Prisma Health Fringe Series at Centre Stage. 
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
For the first time ever, Travel Channel is exclusively reopening the case files of America's first ghost hunter, Hans Holzer, revealing the original recordings and documents from the paranormal pioneer's renowned studies. In “The Holzer Files,” premiering Thursday, October 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, a dedicated paranormal team – led by investigator Dave Schrader, psychic medium Cindy Kaza and equipment technician Shane Pittman – revisits Holzer's most captivating cases. With the help of Holzer's daughter, Alexandra Holzer, and researcher Gabe Roth, the team picks up where Holzer left off to re-examine the terrifying hauntings that he dedicated his life to researching.
by Tina Collins - Sep 11, 2019
At the Everyman Theatre, director Paige Hernandez delivers a beautifully rendered revival of David Auburn's play PROOF which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2001. Nearly twenty years later, the issues and dilemmas it presents remain relevant and riveting.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 10, 2019
A surprisingly entertaining night of performances was hiding behind the deceptive word 'Poetry' at The Green Room 42 the other night, and this poetry should be seen by many.
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
October Drift have shared their new single, 'Forever Whatever', the title track from their upcoming debut album, which will be released on January 24th via Physical Education Records. The band are currently on a UK headline tour and will play Manchester's Night & Day Café tonight (October 4th).
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 2, 2019
Emily (Julia-Maria Arnolds) is heading to a?oethe villagea?? to try to fix things with her boyfriend, who's actually decided not to go with her after all. Daniel (Duarte Bandeira) is a young man on his way back home from the city. Their loneliness and hunger for something more finds fertile ground when he pierces through her bubble and starts to talk to her on the train journey. Bandeira writes Platonic, a fairly unusual story about human connection and unrequited love whose balance is inexplicably off.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
The Charles F. Dodge City Center Pembroke Pines has announced a slate of upcoming concerts and events featuring Grammy-winning® artists and rock and roll legends that begins with an evening of community.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Looking for something to get you in the Halloween spirit? Look no further than Nicholas Wallace's annual Halloween show, a mash-up of Nick's spookiest and creepiest illusions playing October 30th, 8:00 PM at the Staircase Theatre.
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 31, 2019
Four people wake up in a locked room, almost naked. They couldn't be more different from one another but right now they're all equally confused as to what's going on. Concept Theatre's debut show starts off with a strong premise but it doesn't, unfortunately, fulfill its capacity at the present stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
The Jewish Plays Project (David Winitsky, Artistic Director) is proud to announce that In Every Generation by Ali Viterbi has won the 2019 Jewish Playwriting Contest.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 30, 2019
A conversation with Whitney White & Jonathan Caren on cultural appropriation, The Edinburgh Fringe and what's exciting in the theatrE right now.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Houston Grand Opera (HGO) announces single tickets to the 2019a?'20 season will be available on Monday, Aug. 5 at There is truly something for everyone in HGO's 65th season, which features a diverse set of operas containing epic biblical dramas, love triangles, dangerous curses, heart-filling family narratives, stories of true love, tales of revenge, and whimsical quests.
by Linda Lenzi - Jul 26, 2019
Irish Repertory Theatre presents Little Gem, written by Elaine Murphy (Shush) and directed by Marc Atkinson Borrull (Outlying Islands), running through September 1 at the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. The cast of Little Gem includes four-time Academy Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe Award winner Marsha Mason (The Goodbye Girl) as Kay, Brenda Meaney(Party Face) as Lorraine, and Lauren O'Leary (The Awkward Years) as Amber.
by Review Roundups - Aug 9, 2019
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita, directed by Jamie Lloyd, opened last night and plays until 21 September. Let's see what the critics had to say!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Irish Repertory Theatre announced today an extension for Little Gem by Elaine Murphy (Shush) and directed by Marc Atkinson Borrull (Outlying Islands). Little Gem began previews on July 17, 2019 on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage and opened July 25 and will now play through September 8, 2019.
by Keith Waits - Aug 7, 2019
The Ain't I A Women Playfest is one of the most ambitious theatre initiatives to be birthed in Louisville; a call to women playwrights of color for original short plays that speak, as new plays must, to the time in which they are written.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
 Announced two weeks ago, the Oingo Boingo tribute band Reptiles and Samurai show at the Oriental extends accessibility to people with hearing loss and adds two amazing local acts to the bill.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
Mad Horse presents a season of five compelling plays that grapple with issues we face in our modern world. 
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Los Angeles-based beach goths The Growlers return to the world's airwaves and highways with their new single 'Natural Affair' and their new 2019 World Tour. Since their Julian Casablancas-produced 2016 LP City Club, The Growlers have racked up legions of passionate fans around the globe, amassing 200 million Spotify streams, 1.2 million monthly listeners, and 75 million YouTube streams. The band's overnight success has been years in the making, fueled by a non stop flow of new material, always-on fan interaction on social media, and their epic live shows, with audiences singing along to every gloriously twisted lyric.
by Herbert Paine - Aug 31, 2019
In all respects, The Phoenix Theatre Company's production of KINKY BOOTS, directed by Pasha Yamotahari and featuring a bravura performance by Darius Harper as Lola, is DAZZLING! A must-see! Runs through October 13th in TPTC's Mainstage Theatre.
by Zofeen Maqsood - Aug 30, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
With a chilling new staging of Frankenstein heading to Coventry this October, the Belgrade Theatre is teaming up with Fargo Village's Big Comfy Bookshop for a spooktacular celebration of the author's 222nd birthday.
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Get ready to scream your way through October, as Travel Channel gets up close with the paranormal during its annual “Ghostober” programming event. Halloween reigns all month long as 31 days of fright-filled premieres take viewers on a spine-chilling adventure to the other side – where tales of ghosts, witches and the unexplained will leave you hiding under the covers. Beginning Tuesday, October 1, a creepy mix of new series, specials and returning favorites will conjure up a nightly treat for viewers looking for thrills and chills. 
by Amy Hanson - Aug 18, 2019
Through the planned anarchy, Field considers the unicorn phenomenon as appropriation of queer culture, and persuasively traces the evolution through the centuries of both unicorns and sugar back to the idea of purity, with each of these elements being shown to be symbolic of power.
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
De La Noche, featuring Ivan Howard of The Rosebuds, Gayngs, Howard Ivans, will release Blue Days, Black Nights on August 23 via Get Loud (pre-order). Today Atwood Magazinepremiered 'Blue,' the latest single from the forthcoming release. About the song Atwood Magazine says, 'De La Noche shows with 'Blue' is that their band is force unlike any other, incorporating old and new in a seamless fashion and ending up on top. And despite the gloom of a broken heart, one can't help but groove to it, slowly losing themselves in the funk-soaked melodies and captivating vocals of Howard. If their upcoming debut album, Blue Days, Black Nights, contains this same level of talent, then fans will be in for a sonic treat.'
by Lauren Gienow - Aug 16, 2019
On Wednesday evening, a powerful and complex exploration of identity, generational trauma, and spirituality opened at the Stratford Festival's Studio Theatre. The English language premiere of Wajdi Mouawad's BIRDS OF A KIND (English Translation by Linda Gaboriau) provokes thought and emotion and is a great companion to NATHAN THE WISE, which opened at the same theatre earlier in the season and despite being very different tonally, shares many themes. Directed by Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino, BIRDS OF A KIND begins as a story of two almost unknowingly star crossed lovers and morphs into a tale about members of a family each struggling to honour their perceived identities and religions in their own ways.
by David Edward Perry - Aug 15, 2019
Carlton Bell II is a young Birminghamian with an artistic theatrical vision. Bell is an artist who wears many hats; actor, filmmaker, director, producer, and now head of the Birmingham Black Repertory Theatre Company. Next week they will have their inaugural performance of the Tony Award winning musical 'Choir Boy.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Lifeline Theatre presents Whose Body?, the first production of the 2019-2020 season, September 6 a?" October 27. Ensemble member Frances Limoncelli, adaptor of 2009's Busman's Honeymoon (Non-Equity Jeff Award: New Adaptation), 2006's Gaudy Night (Non-Equity Jeff Award: New Adaptation), and 2004's Strong Poison (Non-Equity Jeff Awards: New Adaptation), teams up with Jess Hutchinson, director of 2019's The Man Who Was Thursday, to re-explore this beloved and charming whodunit for a new generation.