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RHINOCEROS Opens Next Week at convergence-continuum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

When a brutish rhinoceros storms through their quiet neighborhood, the townsfolk are alarmed, but gradually become supporters of rhino-ism and one by one begin to turn into rhinoceroses themselves. (more...)

Electric Violinist Rose Bartu Releases New Single 'Freedom'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Rose Bartu, Austrian-raised and NYC-based singer/songwriter and electric violinist, is releasing her first single “Freedom” from her upcoming EP on August 28, 2017, the date chosen as it marks the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “I Have A Dream” speech. (more...)

NYC Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Elvis' Death Today with Free Concert on 2nd Avenue
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

New York City will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, 'The King of Rock and Roll' with a free concert and a New York City restaurant chef will be giving out Elvis' favorite free fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 18
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 16, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Photo Flash: Hip to Hip Theatre Company Enters Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Hip to Hip Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Jason Marr is in their final week of performances. Five remaining shows are scheduled for Manhattan, Queens, and Southampton. Now in its eleventh season, Hip to Hip will end their 2017 tour with a performance of Henry IV on Saturday, August 19th at 7:30 pm in Southampton.  (more...)

Verizon to build dedicated network core for public safety
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

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Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason Returns To Arizona Theatre Company To Direct CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Sept. 9-30 at the Temple of Music & Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

THE LION KING Continues Successful Run In Mexico
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

One of Disney's most successful musical theatre endeavors, THE LION King, continues its run in Mexico City at the Telcel Theatre. (more...)

Opera House Arts Opens Shakespeare's Intimate Epic HENRY IV Parts 1 & 2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Performances begin this week for Henry IV, the final production of the Opera House Arts summer 2017 theatre season. (more...)

Podcast: 'Half Hour Call w/ Chris King' Welcomes Triple-Threat, Jared Grimes
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - Aug 16, 2017

Today's guest is Jared Grimes. Jared is a true triple threat. He has shared the stage with legends such as Wynton Marsalis, Gregory Hines, Mariah Carey, and also performed for Barack Obama and Ted Kennedy at the Kennedy Center. (more...)

Madonna 'Rebel Heart Tour' Pre-Orders Start Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

To celebrate the Material Girl's birthday, MADONNA today announced that pre-orders for her REBEL HEART TOUR concert film will start from today. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center's 45th Season Opens with IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents In the Heights, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Melissa Rain Anderson in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 5 through October 8. (more...)

Andy Coxon Cast as 'Berger' for 50th Anniversary Production of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Andy Coxon has been cast in the iconic role of Berger, in the new 50th anniversary production of HAIR. (more...)

Rockdale Musical Society to Debut DREAMGIRLS in Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Sydney is about to enjoy the thrilling behind-the-scenes musical that takes audiences on a journey from Pop to Rock & Roll to Rhythm & Blues to Disco… and beyond! (more...)

MUNE: GUARDIAN OF THE MOON Coming to Blu-ray, DVD, Digital & On Demand 9/26
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

An unlikely little hero and his new friends must save their world after the nefarious ruler of the Underworld steals the sun in the magical and thrilling fantasy adventure Mune: Guardian of the Moon, coming to Blu-ray, DVD, Digital and On Demand on September 26, 2017, from UPHE Content Group, in partnership with GKIDS. (more...)

5 Finalists Picked For Finale Of 10th Annual Metrostar Talent Challenge Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Last night five finalists were selected to compete in next Monday's highly anticipated finale of the 2017 "MetroStar Talent Challenge" at the Metropolitan Room.  (more...)

NYC to Commemorate 40th Anniversary of Elvis' Death with Free Concert and Favorite Sandwich
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

New York City will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, 'The King of Rock and Roll' with a free concert and a New York City restaurant chef will be giving out Elvis' favorite free fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches and look a likes singing on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. (more...)

Tell-All Book Reveals What Really Happened To Louis XVII
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Louis XVI and his wife Marie Antoinette died by guillotine during the French Revolution in 1793. The fate of their son, Louis XVII, however, has been shrouded in mystery for more than 200 years. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Theater Report- August 16th, 2017, GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, Roundabout's Two New Shows
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 16, 2017

It has been a wild beginning to the week in terms of Broadway announcements, as not one, not two, but three shows announced main stem intentions for the next year. First, Monday brought a surprise Broadway announcement, as Ken Davenport and his fellow producers announced that the long-gestating original musical GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER will be coming to Broadway's Belasco Theatre beginning in July of 2018. (more...)

Secret Trysts, Swordfights and Drama Coming to Cleveland Play House in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

"I will have poetry in my life.  And adventure.  And love. Love above all." The Cleveland Play House produces the Academy Award-winning romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love, complete with swordfights, secret trysts, and backstage drama. (more...)

Nathan Lane to Bring Live Laughs to THE BIRDCAGE Screening at NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present An Evening of Laughs and Entertainment with Nathan Lane on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on-sale Friday, August 18 at 10 AM, Reserve Tickets early by visiting NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). (more...)

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival to Present New Musical LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

What can we do when it's too late to fix the mistakes of the past? 'Letters,' written and composed by Daniel Schwartzman, is a musical about Frida, a middle-aged writer of children's books long estranged from her parents. (more...)

Breaking: Jin Ha & More Join Clive Owen in M. BUTTERFLY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Producers Nelle Nugent, Steve Traxler, Kenneth Teaton, Benjamin Feldman, Doug Morris and Spencer Ross today announce full casting for the first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award®-winning play, M. BUTTERFLY, directed by Tony Award® winner Julie Taymor. (more...)

Fullscreen Announces Fall Programming Slate of New Originals
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Fullscreen today announced original programming for fall 2017 including four new original series as well as the previously announced “Alive in Denver” starring Nathan Kress (“iCarly”) and Danielle Campbell (“The Originals”) set to premiere later this year. (more...)

BWW Review: HAMLET Brings Murder, Marriage, and Madness to The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 15, 2017

The Old Globe brings a smart, imaginative, and powerful version of HAMLET to their San Diego stage that you don't want to miss. www.theoldglobe.org (more...)

ENOUGH VO5 FOR THE UNIVERSE to Debut at 2017 New York Theatre Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

RJ Communications announces the World Premiere of the one-act play, "Enough VO5 For The Universe" written and directed by Melanie Maria Goodreaux and starring Maryam Myika Day (full cast list below) at the 2017 New York Theatre Summer Festival.  (more...)

Billy Mitchell's VILLAIN: DEBLANKS to Make Star-Studded London Debut
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

After three years of benefit performances in New York, Los Angeles and regional theaters, audience-favorite Villain: DeBlanks is bringing its money-raising shenanigans to London in support of the Make A Difference Trust (MAD) on September 3rd. (more...)

Tickets Are Now On Sale For Teatro ZinZanni's LOVE, CHAOS, AND DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Teatro ZinZanni is thrilled to announce that single tickets are now on sale to the public for its highly anticipated return to the Northwest. This fall, Teatro ZinZanni will produce its signature spectacle, Love, Chaos, and Dinner for a limited engagement at King County's Marymoor Park, running October 19, 2017-April 29, 2018.   Single tickets are available for purchase for performances through November 30, 2017 at ZinZanni.com/Seattle or by calling the box office at (206) 802-0015. Group tickets for 12 or more are also available for all performances, including performances in December, and all group ticket reservations can be made by calling (206) 802-0013.   (more...)

Bergen County Players Celebrates its 85th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Bergen County Players, the New Jersey Association of Community Theater's '2015 Community Theater of the Year', is proud to announce its 85th consecutive season, running from September 2017 to June 2018. From entertaining musicals to hilarious comedies to intense dramas, BCP has garnered a reputation for outstanding quality productions at affordable prices. (more...)

Public Works Seattle: Groundbreaking Program Announced At Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre has announced details for Public Works Seattle, a groundbreaKing community engagement and participatory theatre initiative aimed at creating theatre of the people, by the people, and for the people of the region. Adapted from the nationally recognized model built by New York City's prestigious the Public Theater, the program seeks to engage audiences in new ways by maKing them creators and not just spectators. (more...)

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW Comes to Duke Energy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Old Crow Medicine Show will be performing their newest album, 50 Years Of Blonde On Blonde, in its entirety, for one night only in Raleigh! The night will feature two sets by the band with an intermission and encores. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Host Community Conversation About MILLER, MISSISSIPPI
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Dallas Theater Center will host a curated conversation featuring insights into the world-premiere play Miller, Mississippi on Aug. 21 at the Beckley-Saner Recreation Center, located at 114 W Hobson Ave., Dallas, Texas 75224. In a moderated panel discussion, Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company members Alex Organ and Liz Mikel will discuss their experiences, and how they have informed their approach to the characters they portray in Miller, Mississippi. Moderated by Amber Sims, this conversation will address advantage and what happens 'when tradition is sacred, and change is slow'. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with food donated by Babe's Chicken Dinner House, followed by the conversation at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii Announces Legend Burt Bacharach
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Blue Note Hawaii announced yesterday that the legendary Burt Bacharach will perform live October 12-15 for one show nightly at 8:00 p.m. Burt is one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century. A recipient of three Academy Awards and eight GRAMMY Awards, he's racked up a remarkable 52 Top 40 hits, including 'Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head' and 'I Say a Little Prayer.' A limited pre-sale begins August 15 at 10 a.m. and all tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. HST.  (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present Chicago Premiere of Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming Chicago premiere of Building the Wall, written by Robert Schenkkan and directed by co-artistic director Amy Szerlong. Building the Wall is the first production of Stage Left's 36th season. Press opening is Thursday, September 21, at 8 PM at Athenaeum Theatre Chicago, 2936 N. Southport Ave. The show runs through October 22nd. (more...)

Daily News Column Ties Charlottesville to Ionesco's RHINOCEROS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

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Lisa Vroman to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Feinstein's at the Nikko is honored to welcome internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman on Friday, September 15 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, September 16 (8 p.m.). MaKing her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut, Lisa will perform Broadway classics by Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, as well as a selection of songs from up-and-coming musical theatre composers. In between, Lisa will share stories of her life on (and off) the stage. Tickets for Lisa Vroman range in price from $35-$70 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

GREASE Led By Pretty Little Liars' Janel Parrish To Play Toronto This November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Irregular Entertainment producers David Galpern and Charles Roy, announced today that they are producing a new production of Grease: The Musical starring Janel Parrish (Pretty Little Liars) as Sandy, Katie Findlay (How to Get Away with Murder) as Rizzo, and introducing Dylan S. Wallach (Summer Blink, (Blank) My Life) as Danny, directed by Josh Prince (Beautiful, The Carole King Musical; Shrek, The Musical), this fall at The Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre Centre, 189 Yonge Street, Toronto. Previews begin November 1, 2017, with Opening Night on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Tickets go on sale September 5, 2017. (more...)

Loudwire Music Awards Partners With Apple Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDS--the ultimate rock 'n' roll award ceremony and concert announced today (August 15) ANTHRAX and NOTHING MORE will perform alongside previously announced artists (more...)

Garrison Keillor, Straight No Chaser, Shaping Sound and More Set for The Kentucky Center's 34th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Kentucky Center is offering a wide variety of entertainment as it opens its 34th arts season. Fall performances will feature author and radio personality Garrison Keillor, all-male a cappella group Straight No Chaser, Emmy winner Travis Wall's dance company Shaping Sound as well as many others. (more...)

Highlights from Broadway In Chicago's Annual Summer Concert at Millennium Park
by Rachel Weinberg - Aug 15, 2017

Broadway In Chicago's Summer Concert on Monday drew probably the largest crowd for the event I have seen in several years of attendance (and they were definitely a fired-up bunch). Musical theater fans across Chicago clamored to see Broadway In Chicago's showcase of ten upcoming touring shows (with a bonus appearance from HAMILTON's Chris De'Sean Lee, who co-hosted with usual emcee Janet Davies of ABC7). Here's my take on the highlights of the concert and which touring musicals should top your must-see list for the coming season. (more...)

BWW Review: LADY LEAR at Louisville Ballet
by Keith Waits - Aug 15, 2017

Lady in the StormThis week sees the closing of Kentucky Shakespeare's 57th season of free, continuous, outdoor Shakespeare productions, maKing it the oldest company of its kind in the country. To mark the second and final Community Partner Week, they are teaming up with the Louisville Ballet, one of the oldest ballet companies in the country - a fine pairing. (more...)

Stratford's KING JOHN to Screen at River Street Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, will present the acclaimed Stratford Festival production of William Shakespeare's King JOHN on Sunday, August 20 and Monday, August 21. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration Of 3D Theatricals' SPAMALOT
by Lily Lim - Aug 15, 2017

3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles County and Orange County is pleased to present Monty Python's Tony Award-winning musical comedy SPAMALOT August 4 - 13 at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (with an official press opening of August 5); and August 18 - 27, 2017 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

PRN Alumni Foundation to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Paisley Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

September 2017 marks the 30th Anniversary of Paisley Park's inception. The newly formed PRN Alumni Foundation, a non-profit 501c(3) (approval pending) organization whose members are former employees of Paisley Park announces a 3-day weekend celebration in Minneapolis Sept. 7-9, 2017 to commemorate the milestone. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars to Hold Local Auditions for SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is holding dance auditions for the upcoming holiday production of SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT, which TUTS is bringing to Houston with Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP). (more...)

Teresa Deevy's Short Play Collection THE SUITCASE UNDER THE BED Continues at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Mint Theater resumes the acclaimed Teresa Deevy Project with The Suitcase Under the Bed, so named for the location where Deevy's writing was stored for decades, prior to Jonathan Bank's arrival at the Deevy family home in Waterford in 2010. (more...)

Musicians on a Mission Announces Jerry Garcia Celebration Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

It's back. The second annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration is returning this year. The historic Strand Theater (Lakewood, NJ) will host a very special evening celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia on Saturday, August 26. (more...)

LELA & CO Extends Again at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

This summer's runaway hit is Steep Theatre's Lela & Co. This powerful U.S. premiere will run through September 16. Steep is adding eight new chances to hear Lela's passionately told story of resilience and hope in the face of overwhelming adversity, featuring Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel and Chris Chmelik, whose performances have been described as 'stunning,' 'fantastic,' and 'extraordinary empathetic.' (more...)

FROZEN on Broadway Announces New Block of Tickets Through Summer 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The production just announced a new block of tickets are now on sale through August 12, 2018 - following yesterday's initial ticket offering. (more...)

Details Announced for Live LA #Ham4Ham Show, Hosted by Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

In celebration of HAMILTON's Opening Night in Los Angeles, Lin-Manuel Miranda will be hosting a LIVE #Ham4Ham ticket lottery and performance with special guests outside of the Hollywood Pantages Theatre on Wednesday, August 16th at 1 pm PT. (more...)

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