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by Jenny Turknett - Sep 9, 2019
I still remember where I was when I got the text. I bet you do, too. You know the one, that text from your child who is completely and utterly devastated not to have gotten a coveted part.
by Gil Kaan - Sep 7, 2019
Playwright Josh Harmon's SKINTIGHT receives its west coast premiere at the Geffen Playhouse, already in previews. Daniel Aukin directs this neurotic family drama featuring the original stars of the Broadway production (Idina Menzel, Will Brittain and Eli Gelb), with Harry Groener, Kimberly Jürgen and Jeff Skowron rounding out the cast. I was lucky enough that Will Brittain (who plays Trey, the young, hunky boyfriend of patriarch Elliott) was able to squeeze in some time for me in his busy rehearsal schedule to answer just a few of my long list of questions.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Fane Productions has announced Emmy Award-winner Ann Dowd, acclaimed for her television role as Aunt Lydia on Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale, as a special guest for Margaret Atwood Live on 10 September. Dowd was the recipient of the 2017 Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for the role, and has also been nominated for a Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and won a Critics Choice Award for her work on the show. Her involvement in Margaret Atwood Live follows news that Aunt Lydia's character will return in The Testaments. Dowd also narrates Aunt Lydia's chapters for the audiobook edition of The Testaments. It was also announced that two-time Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Sally Hawkins will make a guest appearance on the evening. Dowd and Hawkins join the previously announced Lily James and Margaret Atwood herself at the event, which takes place on the Lyttelton stage at the National Theatre and is a celebration of the global publication of the Booker-shortlisted The Testaments, Margaret Atwood's highly anticipated sequel to her seminal work, The Handmaid's Tale.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts announces the return of The Sixties Show back by popular demand on Friday, November 1 at 8 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced the full cast for its new production of Austen's Pride: A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice, which is now in rehearsals and begins performances in Seattle on October 4, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
The Broad Stage continues their second year of blackbox @ the edye performances with Brenna Whitaker on Friday, November 1 at 8:00p
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
The poor, drunken widower of a towns laundress morns for his wife, La Jesusa. But where does the guilt of this woman's death lie? A woman who has spent her life cleaning the wealthy's dirty laundry. This drunkard is not a good man but he knows intimately the filth we all leave for someone else's tired hands. This unblinking, and often hilarious look at the hypocrisy of the elite is just as fresh and relevant today as when the play first opened in 1960. Who is to blame for the death of La Jesusa? Perhaps all of us.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce Music Mondays, the summer concert series for July and August, with all shows at 8 pm.
by Marianka Swain - May 4, 2019
As politicians and pundits dissect the local election results, Duncan Macmillan serves up a blistering new adaptation of an 1886 work that feels eerily like a 2019 commentary. Move over, James Graham - it turns out Ibsen has supplied the political play for today.
by Herbert Paine - May 30, 2019
The 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT (in its third year!) boasts a magnificent cast in a powerhouse production that celebrates the genius and imagination of its author, Jonathan Larson. The show, now on stage for a brief run at ASU's Gammage Auditorium, is, in every respect a compelling and intensely human narrative ~ a mix of exhilaration, wit, and poignancy. One after another of knockout performances bring life to Larson's memorable songs, and a solid gold orchestra, conducted by Matthew DeMaria, brings his music all the way home to the heart.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Following the critically acclaimed 'Lost West End' album series, Stage Door Records present the launch of 'Lost Broadway', a new series of albums that will focus on celebrating Broadway's forgotten and obscure musicals. With each album dedicated to specific years in Broadway history, the 'Lost Broadway' series launches with 'Lost Broadway 1961', a particularly abundant year in the Broadway calendar for musicals whose residencies were short lived but deserve not to be forgotten.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Anne Frank's diary is one of the best-known artifacts documenting daily life during the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam. Anne Frank's ability to describe every event in detail brings a deep understanding of the horrors of the time.
by Michael Dale - May 21, 2019
There's a scene in poet-turned-playwright Aziza Barnes' fast and furiously funny debut stage piece, BLKS, where the main characters, a trio of black Brooklyn women in their 20s 'out on a mission to resurrect our fly back' find themselves at the corner of Prince Street and Broadway, where the N,R subway station entrance displays the faces of Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in an ad for their Netflix comedy series, 'Grace and Frankie,' a show about two women who are there for each other during life's rough patches. In another time, the station might have shown an ad for 'Girls' or 'Sex and The City,' or any other such high-profile program where the default setting for the women who stick together is white.
by Ellen Dostal - May 2, 2019
When it comes to developing a loyal fan base, Troubadour Theater Company has found the secret: do outstanding work, stay true to your aesthetic, and give the people what they want - a great time at the theater. Artistic Director Matt Walker started the troupe and, with the help of longtime friend and foil, Beth Kennedy, continues to lead his merry band into the great theatrical unknown. Next up for the company is JULIUS WEEZER, which combines Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR and the music of Weezer to tell its tale of political intrigue Troubie style. Today, they talk about what it's like putting together a new show and why they keep on coming back for more.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
The Green Room 42 presents the debut performance of New York City based band Stereo Dawn on Sunday, May 19th at 9:30pm. Standout performer on and off Broadway, Chris Dwan (Finding Neverland, Enter Laughing) and multi-talented music director/orchestrator, Will Van Dyke (Pretty Woman, Kinky Boots, RENT) make their Green Room 42 concert debut. Inspired by singer-songwriters of the 90s, boy bands of the 2000s and contemporary music of today, this duo will be joined by some of New York's best musicians to perform a set of all new, original tunes. After years of experience bringing new musicals to life on Broadway, regionally and across the world, there's new music on the horizon.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
Ahead of the release of their new album Across The Field on June 14th, duo House and Land have released the defiant, empowering single 'Carolina Lady.' Where the traditional folk song frames the titular lady misogynisticly as a prize to be won, House and Land reclaim power by eliminating the lyrics and replacing them with an improvised instrumental interpretation of the song's melody with electric guitar and fiddle, a testament to their agency and skill.
by Bruce Apar - May 12, 2019
It's a fun-house mirror of Americana arcana, reminding us that the reason blood is thicker than water is because it's larded with toxic sentiment
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019
On Tuesday, April 9, cartoonist Cathy Guisewite will visit The Music Hall as part of its Innovation + Leadership series to share FIFTY THINGS THAT AREN'T MY FAULT: Essays from the Grown-up Years, her humorous and poignant observations of caring for both growing children and aging parents. The book features nearly one hundred of her spot illustrations.
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2019
On March 22 Eme Alfonso will re-release her new album VOY with digital CD distribution in the U.S. Chosen by the Cuban critics as one of the best albums of 2018, Eme will bring her unique mix of Cuban island sounds with soulful genres to the U.S.
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2019
Philadelphia's MINKA announces the final two EPs in their 2019 trilogy - two works that are complete opposites. The first is a potent blend of intrigue and sexuality – an R&B exploration of all things forbidden. The latter collection, by contrast, experiments with modern pop interpretations of 19th century classical repertoire. Mysteries of the Heart arrives on March 29 and Reincarnation, April 12.
LIVE FROM HERE WITH CHRIS THILE Confirms Guest Lineup For Performances In New York City, Nashville and Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
The guest lineups for the upcoming episodes of Live from Here with Chris Thile in Dallas onApril 6, New York on April 13 & 20 and Nashville on April 27 are set, featuring The Head and The Heart, Sara Bareilles, The Milk Carton Kids, Josh Ritter, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Esperanza Spalding, Del McCoury Band and more. See below for full details on this season's schedule.
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2019
Death has rarely felt more alive than in HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U, the devilishly inventive, genre-bending follow-up to Blumhouse's hit thriller Happy Death Day. Full of riveting, repeating twists and comedic turns, our hero Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) discovers that dying over and over to find her killer was nothing compared to the surprising dangers that lie ahead. HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U arrives on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on April 30, 2019 and on Blu-Ray, DVD, and On Demand May 14, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Hailed as 'a supercharged thrill ride' and 'even more fun than the original' (Mike Reyes, CinemaBlend), the Blu-ray, DVD and Digital versions continue the suspense with exclusive unrated bonus content including a gag reel, deleted scene and more!
by Vicki Trask - Mar 23, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019
The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis is pleased to announce a Just Added performance: Andrew Bird will take the Jackson Hall stage on October 21, 2019 with special guest Meshell Ndegeocello opening the evening.
FIDDLER Doc Coming This Summer with Sheldon Harnick, Hal Prince, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Original Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
Roadside Attractions and Samuel Goldwyn Films have co-acquired worldwide rights to Max Lewkowicz's FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES. The documentary tells the story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof and its creative roots in early 1960s New York. The film includes interviews with the show's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick, legendary producer Hal Prince, original cast members, such as Austin Pendleton, as well as rare archival footage of renowned choreographer Jerome Robbins. Further insights into the play's legacy and enduring influence come from new interviews with Broadway luminaries and cultural influencers including Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chaim Topol, Harvey Fierstein as well as famed authors Fran Lebowitz, Calvin Trillin and Nathan Englander. Roadside and Goldwyn will release FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES in theatres this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on Food Network This March!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2019
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie: Celebrate Sondheim & Hamlisch on Monday, July 8 at 8 pm as part of Bay Street Theater's Music Mondays concert series. Tickets range from $79 - $125 and are on sale now at baystreet.org and through the Box Office at 631-725-9500, open daily from 11am to showtime.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Marisa Gold grew up quite a distance from the Great Depression, which might as well have been not just another time, but another world. Still, she heard stories of what life was like back then.
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 18, 2019
The Skin of Our Teeth, the Pulitzer Prize-winning tribute to the indestructibility of the human race by Thornton Wilder, opens on the beautiful outdoor stage at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum on Saturday,July 13, where performances continue through Sept. 29.
by Monica Moore - Jun 18, 2019
This magnificent story delivers the message of the strength of the human spirit in the face of the inhumane. The investment in both hope and dignity is craftily woven between cast and audience capturing and connecting us to both the trauma and the triumph of the human spirit. This is a must see; a reminder of what happened in the not too distant past and a push to think about our present and future.
by Hayley Westwood - Jun 17, 2019
Grace, beauty, humor, anger, and love abound in CenterPoint Legacy's stunning rendition of MY FAIR LADY.
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jul 29, 2019
Last year, in 2018, the third annual Dancers For Good Benefit supporting the Actors Fund Dancers Resource in East Hampton was so impressive that I challenged the founders to 'high-kick it up a notch even higher next year'. I'm thrilled to announce that not only did they clearly accept that challenge, they superseded all expectations!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Things may have been quiet for the last decade on the “label” front, but the Elephant Six Recording Company -- home of The Apples in stereo, Neutral Milk Hotel, Olivia Tremor Control, and more -- never really ever went away; I guess you could say it just took a really long nap. In 2019, the slumber is over as the E6 label imprint relaunches with a series of reissues, new albums, and some first-time-ever-released-to-the-public releases from the deep archives (we'll save that announcement for another time, but you won't believe it when we tell you).
by Don Grigware - Jul 22, 2019
Actress/singer par excellence Lisa Donahey presented her Big 50th Birthday Bash at Feinstein's Upstairs at Vitello's Friday July 19 and did an encore performance Sunday July 21. I attended Friday and had a great time. Donahey has an infectious personality. Her charisma is enormous, as she talks directly to her audience, including them in the repartee - with a bevy of surprises - and has a joyous time doing it. Backed by six extraordinary musicians* with virtuoso musical director David Arana at the keyboard, the show came in at almost two hours, but was so enjoyable, the time flew by, literally. Donahey had two glorious backup singers Lyndsay Dodoras and Billye Johnstone
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 21, 2019
Some questionable casting choices and a book by Chad Beguelin that's filled with a little too many eyeroll worthy anachronistic jokes, aside, the touring production has a few elements that make a trip to the Kennedy Center worth it.
Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Starring Clive Owen, Anna Gunn and Lia Williams
by Review Roundups - Jul 16, 2019
Tennessee William's The Night of the Iguana plays a strictly limited season at the Noel Coward Theatre. The cast is led by Golden Globe-winner Clive Owen (Closer, Children of Men) who returns to the West End as Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon for the first time in 18 years; Lia Williams (The Crown, Mary Stuart) as Hannah Jelkes; two-time Emmy Award-winner Anna Gunn (Deadwood, Breaking Bad) in her West End debut as Maxine Faulk and Julian Glover (Game of Thrones) as Nonno. Let's see what the critics had to say!
by Monica Moore - Jul 11, 2019
Set in post-Nazi Netherlands, the story is delivered through the eyes of 9 year old Thomas and highlights his perspective on the domestic violence within his family headed by an abusive Christian fundamentalist. Underpinning the story is the great kindness that people are able to give despite their circumstances and the willingness to stand up for love even from a position of apparent powerlessness. I can't help but think of our own social problems here in New Zealand and how this play is an excellent reflection of how a community can overcome.
BWW Interview: Actress Janel Tanna Talks Being Maxim's 2019 Cover Girl and Switching from Medicine to Acting
by Brooke Yunis - Feb 26, 2019
Maxim's 2019 Cover Girl Winner, actress Janel Tanna, discusses her background in medicine, how she began acting, and her award-winning film, Sienna's Choice.
by Andrea Stephenson - Feb 26, 2019
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 23, 2019
The alien plants have descended and the Belmmont knows how to grow them
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
In Cold War-era American suburbia, two housewives clash over issues of cultural identity, gender, and fertility in a world where the concept of the 'Ideal Woman' is as ready-made as a Betty Crocker cake mix.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Rockwell Table & Stage in association with actor, singer, and human empowerment ambassador Anthea Neri and associate producer Danny Bernardo proudly present the D.I.V.A. Speakeasy Salon, a variety show full of burlesque, music, magic, comedy, and more. Hosted by Neri and Bernardo, the D.I.V.A. Speakeasy Salon transforms the Rockwell into an all-encompassing, vintage experience that mixes the subversiveness of the Kit Kat Club with the immersiveness of Westworld. Planned as an ongoing series, the inaugural event will take place on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8pm at Rockwell Table & Stage. Admission is $20 and tickets can be reserved at http://bit.ly/DIVA820.
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Trevor Rosen, hit songwriter and founding member of ACM and CMA Vocal Group of the Year, Old Dominion, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Twelve6 Entertainment. The deal includes publishing on Rosen's existing catalog of hits in addition to his new compositions going forward.
by Barb Burke - Aug 18, 2019
Big wow moments at Saturday Night Fever at Theatre By the Sea, Matunuck, R. I.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019
There are only two more chances to see Chris Causer & Jenilee Houghton's new play, "The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham's Magical, Miracle, Sure-Cure for All Female Weaknesses" playing at the Annoyance Theatre on Thursdays at 8pm. Audiences have been raving about this hilarious, emotional, moving piece of theatre that celebrates one woman's journey to overcome the hate people feel empowered to spread when they can hide behind anonymity. The relatability and heart within Houghton's script paired with Causer's masterful storytelling form along with Todd Risenmay's gorgeous original music are driving audiences to return week after week to see the show again and again.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 28, 2019
'Based on a true incident' seems a phrase best reserved for a hardboiled television detective series, circa 1954 - perhaps followed by a title card reading, 'A Quinn Martin Production' (if you're of a certain vintage, you'll get my meaning) - but in the case of Bright Star, the Tony Award-nominated musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell now onstage at Cumberland County Playhouse through June 6, it's definitely fitting.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019
Jeffrey Scott Parsons, one of Southern California's favorite song and dance men, is set to return to Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego with his show Comfy on Thursday, May 9, at 8pm. Parsons brings his energetic charm to this autobiographical cabaret filled with humor, music, and lots of tap dancing. The musical director is Elan McMahan.
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
On June 14th, 2019, duo House and Land will release Across The Field. On their sophomore album, acclaimed guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Sarah Louise and fiddler/banjoist Sally Anne Morgan (Black Twig Pickers) cull songs from Appalachia, the Ozarks, and the U.K. and imbue them with a sense of themselves through careful arrangements, varied instrumentation, and lyrical reframing. Their feminist interpretations of lyrics reflective of another time and attitude is both empowering and illustrative.
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
MINKA will release Reincarnation, the final EP in their 2019 trilogy, this Friday, April 12 – modern pop interpretations of 19th century classical repertoire.
by Erica Miner - Apr 1, 2019
The second and third repetition is ultimately what will establish a piece as an addition to the repertoire...