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by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Nunsense – a musical that has made millions laugh – in the Stackner Cabaret, November 8, 2019 – January 12, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Redhouse continues its stellar 2019 season with the Tony Award-Winning play, God of Carnage co-starring two Broadway veterans Jeremy Kushnier and Jennifer Cody who both will make their Redhouse MainStage debuts. The show, will be directed by Redhouse Artistic Director, Tony Nominated actor and Director Hunter Foster, who is coming off his directorial debut at Redhouse of the smash hit RENT. 'This show portrays a very realistic and sometimes uncomfortable view of parenting and manages to do it in a very fast-paced and comedic way'. The show opened at Redhouse November 7th with performances running through November 17th.
by Julie Yolles - Nov 8, 2019
Ann Arbor's Theatre NOVA is presenting a special concert version of Stephen Sondheim's Follies. With book by James Goldman, Follies best-loved songs include a?oeBroadway Baby,a?? a?oeI'm Still Here,a?? a?oeCould I Leave You?a?? and a?oeLosing My Mind.a?? The limited-engagement fundraiser will only run Thursday-Sunday for two weeks, closing on Nov. 17. BroadwayWorld Detroit caught up with Theatre NOVA's Co-Artistic Director, Diane Hill, about what theatre audiences can expect:
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Presented by Crystal Fields, Executive Director of TNC and Glitter Kitty Theater, founded in 2011 by Emily Vetsch, Annie Now, and Jeff Davis, We Are All Starz features performers from far and wide distances and backgrounds, united on one stage for a three weekend celebration of original dance, theater, music, and puppetry.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents a limited engagement of  “Follies in Concert” book by James Goldman, music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
City Circle Theatre Company of Coralville will present Annie on December 6a?"8 and 13a?"15, 2019 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Aisha Jackson and Alyssa Fox of Broadway's Frozen continue their campaign for Gun Reform after a successful concert November 4th at Middle Collegiate Church. The Broadway stars treated a packed house of concertgoers with roof raising vocal selections. The night was featured speeches from activists, Broadway performers, and representatives from Mom's Deman Action. Donations are still being accepted until Monday November 11, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
The New Jersey Foundation for Dance and Theatre Arts, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has been presenting a?oeThe Nutcrackera?? in the North Jersey area for over two decades. This year they are extremely proud to celebrate the 25th Silver Anniversary performance. This exciting production is considered one of New Jersey's finest theatrical presentations. Critics have called it a a?oesuperb production of 'The Nutcracker' with a twist.a??
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Fresh off the back of their sold-out Brixton Academy show, Camelphat have unveiled their latest single 'Rabbit Hole' featuring vocalist Jem Cooke via Sony RCA. Out now, the track looks set to be another huge hit for the Grammy-nominated duo.
by TV Scoop - Nov 8, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE UNICORN, airing on CBS on Thursday, November 21, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and Music & Lyrics Limited have announced a new UK & Ireland Tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a musical comedy, with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, the creators of multi award-winning Jersey Boys, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the characters created by Charles Addams. This follows a highly successful premiere tour in 2017. The 2020 Tour will open at the Newcastle Theatre Royal on 30 July 2020 and will once again be directed by Matthew White. Casting is to be announced.
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Grammy-winning, producer, songwriter and vocalist Mura Masa unveils “Deal Wiv It” with slowthai today. The new track premiered as Annie Mac's Hottest Record in the World and is the latest offering from Mura Masa's highly anticipated second album R.Y.C (Raw Youth Collage) set for release January 17, 2020 on Geffen Records.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Artisan Children's Theater proudly presents ANNIE JR. at its 148 seat Second Stage facility. The theater is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. The show runs Friday, November 15, 2019 through Saturday, December 21, 2019. Performances are Fridays at 5:00pm and Saturdays at 10:00am and 12:00pm. Additional 12:00pm performances on December 10 and 17, and additional 10am and 12pm performances December 20. No 5pm performance December 20. Reserved seating tickets are $7.00 for children 12 and under and $13.00 for adults. The box office number is 817-284-1200. More information can be found on the website at ArtisanCT.com.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
ScoBar Entertainmentpresents PIANO BAR LIVE! for an open-ended run at Brandy's Piano Bar on the Upper East Side. Joining Piano Bar Maestro, MICHAEL McASSEY at the keys, will be a veritable Who's Who of Cabaret and Broadway! PIANO BAR LIVE! is an interactive, live-streaming Piano Bar experience. THERE IS NO COVER CHARGE for PIANO BAR LIVE! but there is a two drink minimum.
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 7, 2019
We asked, and you delivered! We recently asked BroadwayWorld readers to name the funniest on-stage mishaps they've either seen on stage or experienced while performing. We received so many hilarious responses for our first roundup that we've gathered even more for you to enjoy, with mishaps from shows including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, Newsies, and more. Get ready to laugh with these responses!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
First Stage, one of the nation's leading theaters for young people and families, will share with Milwaukee audiences ELF - The Musical this holiday season. Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum, which featured Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf, with Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Baguelin and Directed and Music Direction by Jeff Schaetzke, this hit Broadway musical features catchy tunes, high-energy dance numbers and plenty of holiday joy.
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 7, 2019
It's just her and the sky! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, original Come From Away cast member Jenn Colella is set to play her final performance as Captain Beverly Bass on November 10, 2019. To celebrate her incredible run, we're looking back at highlights from her journey with the show, from its out-of-town productions to opening night on Broadway and beyond. Check it all out!
by Kevin Doheny - Nov 6, 2019
In celebration of her upcoming induction into the National Theater Hall of Fame on November 18th, I sat down with Broadway legend, Donna McKechnie for a spirited, informative, career-spanning chat.
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Last month Psychic Twin - the dreamy synth-pop solo project of songwriter and producer Erin Fein - dropped her new single “Water Meets Land” and today she is revealing the official video.  The clip, directed by Adam Weinberg, debuted via Flood Magazine and Psychic Twin told them, “inspired by surrealist cinema, the colors and aesthetics speak very strongly to the visual world in which Psychic Twin exists for me.” She further notes  “it is an expression of self inflicted pain and the eventual and essential acceptance, love and forgiveness I was able to find for myself in order to heal. 
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Led by its founder, DJ, and GRAMMY-nominated producer Mark Knight, Toolroom Stateside continues its club takeovers this November. After a summer that saw the authoritative dance music label make its triumphant return to Ibiza for seventeen successful weeks at Eden Ibiza, Toolroom heads back to the west coast at Exchange, celebrating its 9th anniversary, on Saturday, November 23. With earlier tour stops including sold out New York and San Francisco takeovers, label head Mark Knight returns for his first LA appearance in nearly a year with Toolroom's latest rising stars, Mixmag and DJ Mag favorites Leftwing : Kody and Wheats, plus BBC Radio 1 tastemaker Danny Howard. A driving force of the underground sound, attendees can expect to hear its trademark sound on the road.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Set in a murky crime-infused cityscape of Prohibition-era America, Private Lies is a fully improvised long-from theatre experience framed as a serialized detective series. The original production pits Richard Lies, an unlucky Private Eye, against a nefarious underworld in film noir-inspired episodes. In each fully improvised performance, our haunted gumshoe seeks to piece together a random assemblage of clues to solve the a?oecrime of the daya?? while witnesses, suspects, and criminals help and hinder his pursuit of justice.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
'Tis the season for the Annual Holiday Variety Show and Christmas Pageant at St. Everybody's Non-Denominational Universalist Church! But what's this? None of the acts scheduled have arrived?!? Don't cancel Christmas just yet. Three brave church members are pressed into service to perform the entire show by themselves. Festive, funny, and physical, this delightfully twisted and unhinged trip through our favorite holiday traditions will ensure an experience like no other. Packed with more than enough laughs to stuff a stocking!
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Deadline reports that Jason Sudeikis and Evangeline Lilly will star in upcoming action thriller 'Till Death.' Aharon Keshales directs.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Believe in magic this Holiday Season at the Fulton Theatre! Peter Pan flies in, November 14 through December 29, with previews November 12 & 13. An adventure for the entire family, Peter Pan is being produced on the grand scale of the Fulton's Beauty and the Beast.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Theatre NOVA presents a limited engagement of a?oeFOLLIES IN CONCERTa??  book by James Goldman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
by Alan Portner - Nov 6, 2019
Need an evening that stretches your G-rated mind with a fun, supremely entertaining, ninety minute rib-tickling exercise? How about an evening free from national politics? Oddly, it is available in a show about the nation's founders and others. You will enjoy Spamilton, an American Parody literally on the stage at Starlight Theatre's reformatted Cohen Stage through Sunday November 17.
by Jade Kops - Nov 5, 2019
In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the release of the 'Complete Works' double CD of Leslie Bricusse (Book and Lyrics) and Frank Wildhorn's (Music) JEKYLL & HYDE, Concertworks presents the first Australian professional presentation of the gothic musical.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Mark Petty of the transatlantic writing team of Anderson & Petty will be presenting an evening of his collaborations as part of Kieran Brown's 'Sunday Night Socials' at The Union Theatre this Sunday 10th November at 8pm.
by TV Scoop - Nov 13, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, November 17, 2019!
by TV Scoop - Nov 13, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, November 17, 2019!
by TV Scoop - Nov 13, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BOB'S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, November 17, 2019!
by TV Scoop - Nov 13, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of BOB'S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, November 17, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Oh What a Beautiful Evening! Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! celebrated its 250th performance at the Circle in the Square on Tuesday, November 12th with specially crafted cake pop celebration.  
by TV Scoop - Nov 13, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ALMOST FAMILY, airing on FOX on Wednesday, November 20, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced Ben McKenzie (Ben) will complete the cast of Bess Wohl's GRAND HORIZONS. The production will mark his Broadway debut.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
The 150-voice Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director will present Bach's Christmas Oratorio, with orchestral accompaniment, on Saturday, December 14 at 8:00 PM in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, 57th Street and 7th Avenue in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Centenary Stage Company's 2019/2020 professional theatre series continues with its Annual Family Holiday Spectacular, Disney's Beauty and the Beast. The production runs from November 29 to December 15 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center on the campus of Centenary University at 715 Grand Avenue in Hackettstown, NJ.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
ELF THE MUSICAL opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, November 22, 2019 and runs through Saturday, December 21, 2019. The 196-seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Menier Chocolate Factory presents their major revival of Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend running at the theatre over Christmas. Matthew White directs a cast including Jack Butterworth (Bobby van Husen), Janie Dee (Mme Dubonnet), Adrian Edmondson (Lord Brockhurst), Tiffany Graves (Hortense), Dylan Mason (Tony), Amara Okereke (Polly) and Issy van Randwyck (Lady Brockhurst). The production opens on 3 December, with previews from 22 November, and runs until 7 March 2020.
by Stage Tube - Nov 12, 2019
The first full-length animated Scooby-Doo adventure for the big screen is the never-before told stories of Scooby-Doo's origins and the greatest mystery in the career of Mystery Inc.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Grandma is back with holiday classics and new family favorites as PlayMakers Laboratory (formerly Barrel of Monkeys) presents THAT'S WEIRD GRANDMA: Holiday Extravaganza, directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd, playing December 9 – 21, 2019 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.playmakerslab.org or by calling (773) 506-7140. 
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 12, 2019
Set in 1933 New York, Annie is the well-known and well-loved story of Annie, an orphan living under the guardianship of the hideous Miss Hannigan. She dreams of being reunited with her parents who promised they would return for her when they left her as a baby. During her efforts to find them, she is befriended by the billionaire Mr Warbucks, who welcomes her into his home and proceeds to persuade the government to help find her parents.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Raue Center For The Arts is excited to announce a?oeA Swingin' Little Christmas! Live in Concerta?? starring Jane Lynch and featuring Kate Flannery, Tim Davis and the Tony Guerrero Quartet will return for two shows this holiday season! Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at 8 p.m. on December 13 & 14, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
From Peter Pan to Gypsy Rose Lee, explore the depiction of children in Broadway musicals like Matilda, Peter Pan, Falsettos, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, School of Rock, Charlie Brown and Gypsy. The mixed cast of adults and children includes Farah Alvin (It Shoulda Been You), Kennedy Kanagawa, Graham Stevens, Brandi Porter, Benjamin Barham-Wiese, Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots), Brandon Chosed, Charlotte MacLeod and Lauren Park. Directed by Devanand Janki; music directed by Yan Li.
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
Today, Warner Bros. Pictures released the global trailer for the first full-length Scooby-Doo adventure for the big screen. “SCOOB!” reveals how lifelong friends Scooby and Shaggy first met and how they joined with young detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc.
by Monica Moore - Nov 10, 2019
What a concept - who does not remember the naked ambition, the competition, the betrayal, bribery and jealously in the Primary School classroom to secure a plumb role in the annual Christmas Nativity play! We can instantly relate and regress several, if not many decades.As Playwright Tim Firth says, this life lesson, experienced by all, prepares us for one of the toughest issues we will ever have to face as adults: 'The part you end up with in life may not be the part you deserve.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2019
The Des Moines Community Playhouse celebrated a century of community theatre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, with the Ultimate Cast Party and on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, with a gala dinner followed by a musical revue. More than 500 people participated in each night's activities.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2019
According to People, Bill Murray's costar in the original Ghostbusters, Dan Aykroyd, confirmed that Murray will reprise his role as Dr. Peter Venkman in the 2020 Ghostbusters film.
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Nov 10, 2019
This story takes place within a few weeks' time, about an affable guy who happens to be grieving a devastating loss. a?oeChamp,a?? a nickname Richard's beloved wife dubbed him, is all stressed out.  It has been a year since his wife has passed away, and he has settled into his lonely but nonetheless new pattern of going to the gym every day, then the Sandwich shop where he always gets the exact same order, brings it home and eats it as he talks to his dead wife.  Susie, or as he dubbed her, a?oePrincess,a?? who is not among the living anymore, although all her photos and belongings are laid out prominently in the living room, wanders about (we, the audience can actually see her) reacting silently to his dialogue. Billed as a Dramedy, the play is cleverly written and produced by Art Shulman (a?oeI Got Troubles;a?? a?oe The Rabbi's Mission;a?oe  a?oeOld Broads Can't Dunk;a?? God, Bring Me A Miracle;a?? a?oeBoxcar & Eugenia,a??) and many more, and Directed quite proficiently by Stan Mazin (As Director:  a?oeDoubting Thomas;a?? a?oeGod, Bring Me A Miracle;a??a?? The Prisoner of Second Ave.;a?? a?oeGive 'Em Hell Harry;a?? a?oeStepping Out;a?? As  choreographer:  a?oeBells Are Ringing;a?? a?oeAnything Goes;a?? a?oeFestival;a?? a?oeChicago;a?? a?oeJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat;a?? a?oePippin;a?? a?oeDames at Sea;a?? a?oeSuperstar,a?? et al.  Stan also appeared as a dancer/actor on the Carol Burnett show for a decade and his autobiography, a?oeA Dancer in Depth,a?? is available on Amazon.com and BN.com).