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Irish Repertory Theatre (New York, NY)
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NJPAC Selected for New Jersey Premiere of PRAYER FOR PEACE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Seton Hall University's School of Diplomacy and International Relations and College of Communication and the Arts are pleased to announce that Newark, New Jersey has been selected for the New Jersey premiere of Prayer for Peace. Inspired by Leonard Bernstein's artistic mandate the classical music concert dedicated to music's role as an instrument of peace will take place Friday, October 27, 2017, at 8 p.m. at NJPAC's Prudential Hall honoring Discover Jersey Arts Month and the National Arts and Humanities Month celebrated each October. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sarah-Jane Potts on FOR LOVE OR MONEY
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 22, 2017

In a small town in Yorkshire, a beautiful widow is being wooed by two suitors. Fresh from the City and with endless money to dispose of, the older one showers her with gifts - which the younger (handsome, impecunious, an inveterate gambler) wants to put to better use. (more...)

VERNISSAGE Hosts First Annual VOICES4FREEDOM Charity Benefit, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

On Wednesday, September 27th, VERNISSAGE and Debbi DiMaggio will be hosting the Voices4Freedom Charity Evening Benefit. The event will take place in the Hideout, the outdoor garden of the W Hotel in West Beverly Hills (930 Hilgard Ave), part of the STK group, from 6:00-9:00 PM. (more...)

Zuli's New Track 'Follow You' Premieres on Brightest Young Things
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

follow you, the new single from emerging Long Island, NY based artist Zuli, premieres on Brightest Young Things. (more...)

Bobby Valentino Creates A New Controversy with The SRG-ILS Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Platinum-selling Hip-Hop and R&B Superstar Bobby Valentino has inked a multi-million dollar recording agreement with The SRG-ILS Group. New music will be released early in 2018 through SRG-ILS and The Universal Music Group. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Celebrates 30th Anniversary of FULL HOUSE in New Featurette
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

From new additions to the family to regrettable hairstyles, a lot has changed in the last 30 years. To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of FULL HOUSE, Netflix presents a special thank you from the original cast of Full House in this all-new featurette! (more...)

For That Friday Feeling - 'NOW That's What I Call Sing' Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Coming this September is the latest compilation from NOW, That's What I Call Sing. Perfect for singing along to in your car or your bedroom, it's filled to the brim with some of the catchiest tunes to belt out. (more...)

Life Fitness Launches New Indoor Power Trainer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Today, Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment, launched the IC8, an indoor power trainer designed for serious riders and all athletes that want superior tracking and fitness results. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
by Ken Fallin - Sep 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, A Life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Jonno Davies in A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents The Importance of Being Earnest, written by Oscar Wilde and directed by Halberstam. The Importance of Being Earnest runs November 8 December 23, 2017 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

New Feathers Series to Feature INSIDE OUT, ANGST and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

NEW FEATHERS Producers, Mandee K. Hammerstein and Greg T. Nanni have announced on the heels of sold out performances, ALL new works productions now through December. Scroll down for details! (more...)

EMV presents Monteverdi's ORFEO History's First Operatic Masterpiece
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents the first unqualified masterpiece in operatic history, Monteverdi's Orfeo, on October 29, 2017 at 3pm at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. Often described as a game changer in the history of music, the work marks the end of the Renaissance and the beginning of the Baroque. This classic myth of love and loss will come to life under GRAMMY award-winner and Monteverdi specialist, Stephen Stubbs, leading the singers and musicians of Seattle's Pacific MusicWorks. This production will star Vancouver's own internationally celebrated tenor Colin Balzer in the title role, and will also include San Francisco's Dark Horse Consort, North America's most respected 17th century wind ensemble. (more...)

Becca Mancari Premieres 'Golden' Video, Debut Album Out 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On October 6, the Nashville-based singer and songwriter Becca Mancari will release her debut album Good Woman via Gold Tooth Records. Today, Rolling Stone Country premiered the 'gorgeous, panoramic' video for 'Golden,' the third single to be released from the forthcoming album. (more...)

TimesSquare Portal Brings the World to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

In partnership with Shared_Studios, Times Square Arts brings the TimesSquare_Portal to the Broadway Plaza between 46th & 47th Street, allowing Times Square visitors to interact with people across thirty locations in twenty countries as though they are in the same room. The interactive public art installation will run from October 10 to November 21, 2017. All are invited to book free timed reservations in the Portal at Walk-ins are also welcome. (more...)

Iglooghost Shares New Single 'Solar Blade' Off Debut LP 'Neo Wax Bloom' Out 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

With his debut album Neo Wax Bloom released worldwide next Friday, September 29th via Brainfeeder, Iglooghost teams with Noisey to premiere another incredible track from the record titled S lar Blade . (more...)

Erin Courtney's A MAP OF VIRTUE to Make West Coast Debut in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Barker Room Rep announced today that the West Coast premiere of Erin Courtney's OBIE Award-winning play, A Map of Virtue, will take place at the Atwater Village Theatre, November 2 18. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Presents THE CONSUL at the Centinela Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On October 14, 20 and 22, Long Beach Opera (LBO) will present three performances of The Consul with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti, and starring Patricia Racette, making her Long Beach Opera debut at the Centinela Valley Center for the Arts, Lawndale. (more...)

Stepinac Among Only Five High Schools in the U.S. to Stage NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The acclaimed Stepinac Theatre, White Plains, NY, continues to make news as a producer of award-winning musicals. The latest big headline is that Stepinac was one of only five high schools in the U.S (and the only one in New York State!) that was granted permission by Walt Disney Theatricals to produce Newsies, the 2012 Tony-winning musical. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for 9/21/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 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...)

Diverse Fashion Show 'The Runway In Rahway' Sells Out
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

A diverse group of models; ranging in age from 5 year's old, to over 50, dazzled a sold-out audience, during The Runway In Rahway, held at the Union County Performing Arts Center Main Stage Caf on Sunday, September 10, 2017. (more...)

San Diego REP to Stage Dark Comedy HAND TO GOD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced details for the third production of its 42nd season, 'Hand to God.' (more...)

Tony Winner Matthew Broderick to Star in FOX Live Musical Event A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

BWW has learned that two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick ( How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Producers, Manchester by the Sea ) will star as the narrator in FOX's live musical event, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (more...)

Milly Thomas's DUST to Transfer to Soho Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Fresh from an award-winning, sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Dust by Milly Thomas (Clique, BBC3; Clickbait and A First World Problem, Theatre503), directed by Sara Joyce, now transfers to London's Soho Theatre. Dust is a refreshing, caustic and comedic treatment of one woman's depression, suicide and everything that happens afterwards. (more...)

UP THE RABBIT HOLE Starts Tomorrow at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

UP THE RABBIT HOLE, a new play by Andy Halliday and directed by G.R. Johnson, presented by Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director) begins performances tomorrow, Thursday, September 21st, at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue at 10th Street). The play will open Tuesday, September 26th and run through Sunday, October 15th. (more...)

Sebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Playwrights Realm has announced that Sebastian Chacon will join the cast for the final performances in the Realm's World Premiere production of Michael Yates Crowley's acclaimed The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Aflac Signs On as Sponsor of Disney XD's DUCKTALES Animated Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Get ready to quack up Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S., has signed on as the sponsor of Disney XD's hit new animated comedy-adventure series, DUCKTALES. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Roundabout Underground's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first new play of Roundabout Underground's expanded 2017-2018 season, the world-premiere production of Too Heavy For Your Pocket by Jir h Breon Holder, directed by Margot Bordelon, and featuring Eboni Flowers (Evelyn Brandon), Hampton Fluker (Tony Carter), Brandon Gill (Bowzie Brandon) and Nneka Okafor (Sally-Mae Carter). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Rising Syrian-Iraqi Artist Wafia's 'Bodies' Video Debuts Via NYLON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Breakout vocalist and songwriter Wafia's video for Bodies debuts today via NYLON watch it here and read Nylon's interview with Wafia here. Directed byAlli Coates (D.R.A.M., Bas, J. Cole), the video portrays Wafia's triumph over a dystopian future. Her highly anticipatedVIII EP is set for release October 13 viaFuture Classic. (more...)

Metropolitan Room Announces Partial Line-Up for 24-HOUR MARATHON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

As it bids farewell to its home of 11 years, the Metropolitan Room will present 24 continuous hours of free-wheeling entertainment -- from Sunday September 24 at 9pm, to Monday September 25 at 9pm. Featuring a mind-boggling 144 individual acts, with over a dozen emcees, and a battalion of musicians, technicians and hangers-on, the Metropolitan Room's 3rd annual Cabaret Marathon Extravaganza It's a Tradition was spawned by the Metropolitan Room's first record-setting (60-hour) entertainment marathon in January 2015. That massive undertaking shattered the Guinness World Record for longest variety show ever. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Slates 2017-18 Amplified Reading Series, Launch Writers & Tow Resident
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-2018 Amplified Reading Series selections, presenting six bold new plays throughout Atlantic's season with an expanded rehearsal process for more meaningful engagement with the material and the playwright. (more...)

Kelly Clarkson, Derek Hough & More Set for AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Season Finale on NBC
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Superstars Kelly Clarkson, Shania Twain, Derek Hough, James Arthur, Kevin Nealon, Jeff Dunham and Season Two winner Terry Fator are set to perform on the live two-hour season finale of the most-watched season in the 12-year history of summer's #1 show, NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (more...)

The Players Catches Will-a-Mania with The Season Opener THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

From Sept. 27 through Oct. 15, catch Will-a-Mania with the Wilde Broadway Season opener The Will Rogers Follies. This first show in this fall series at The Players Centre for Performing Arts is a toe-tapping, dance-filled journey through the life of Will Rogers. (more...)

Return to the Old West - JUSTICE Coming to Digital, On Demand & Blu-ray/DVD This October
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Return to the Old West, where revenge has a new name. U.S. Marshal James McCord attempts to right his brother's murder in the thrilling new film, JUSTICE, available now on Digital and On Demand and on Blu-ray and DVD on October 17, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. (more...)

Inspired by First Woman Sent to Electric Chair, MACHINAL to Play TheatreUSF This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Inspired by the true story of the first woman ever sent to the electric chair, USF School of Theatre & Dance presents Machinal, running Sep 22- 23 & Sep 28 - 30 at 7:30 pm and Sep 24, 30, & Oct 1 at 3 pm. (more...)

SkyPilot Theatre Company to Present Double Bill by Local Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

SkyPilot Theatre Company, long an incubator of new plays in the Los Angeles area, Jason Weiss and Theatre of Arts will present the Los Angeles premiere of a double bill of two new works by Los Angeles playwrights-ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART... by Sean Abley and COMB YOUR HAIR (OR YOU'LL LOOK LIKE A SLAVE) by LeeLee Jackson, each a national finalist (of four total) for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 2017 John Cauble Short Play Award. (more...)

ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THE NUTCRACKER & COPPELIA to Enchant Festival Ballet Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Festival Ballet Theatre (FBT), Orange County's resident professional ballet company, has announced its 2017-18 season. The year of classic ballet favorites will begin with Alice In Wonderland on October 14 & 15, followed by The Nutcracker from December 9-24, Coppe lia on March 24 & 25, concluding with Gala of the Stars in August 2018. (more...)

Festival of South African Dance Comes to MPAC in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Two renowned troupes -Gumboots and Pantsula -- present traditional South African dance at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 3 pm. Tickets start at $10. (more...)

Female Fronted Metal Group 01Experience Release Debut Concept EP 'The Code'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

San Francisco's multi genre 01EXPERIENCE has self released their debut EP The Code ; a concept album based on the inner science of alchemy and is linked to a larger platform that includes multimedia theatre, art and transformational ritual. (more...)

BWW Review: Mesmerizing, emotion-laden ┬"Last of the Boys┬" at none too fragile
by Roy Berko - Sep 19, 2017

War is hell and, as highlighted in Last of the Boys, its aftermath is often worse. Kudos to Sean Derry and his cast for creating a compelling evening of theater. This is must see theater for anyone interested in fine acting and a more real than life picture of the outcomes of combative and emotional wars on human beings. (more...)

Upstart Theatre Presents DARE Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Critically-acclaimed arts innovators Upstart Theatre present the second annual DARE Festival at Shoreditch Town Hall, bringing together artists and audiences from across London and beyond in an explosion of new and in-development performance presented at the earliest possible stage. (more...)

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDT
by Misha Davenport - Sep 19, 2017

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDT (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Celia Keenan-Bolger
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Sep 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Rock Icon Chuck Negron Celebrates 26 Years of Sobriety
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

On September 17, 1991, after an infamous battle with addiction, rock-and-roller Chuck Negron entered A Life of sobriety that has continued for 26 years by checking in to CRI-Help, an addiction and drug rehab center in Los Angeles. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Fetes All-Female 2017-18 Writing Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

With its 2017-2018 Writing Fellowship, The Playwrights Realm is proud to grant a career-propelling honor to four tremendously talented playwrights exhibiting drive and commitment to the form. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Craig Revel Horwood in Character for West End's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Tonight, Monday 18 September 2017, Craig Revel Horwood joins the West End cast of Annie for 10 weeks to play the role of Miss Hannigan in Nikolai Foster's production. Check out a photo of him in character below! (more...)

Michael Terence Publishing is Excited to Announce a New Novel, 'Bobbyjac' by A.E. Snelling-Munro
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017


BWW Review: The Dark Comedy TREVOR is not Monkeying Around at Theatre Downtown
by David Edward Perry - Sep 18, 2017

Trevor is no longer the cute and cuddly chimp from his old days on variety shows of the likes of Sonny and Cher and Barbara Mandrel. He's now an adult chimpanzee wracked with cabin fever and dreams to get back to Hollywood. (more...)

Rock Band Wolf Alice Release New Track 'Heavenward'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Today, London-based rock band Wolf Alice release new track 'Heavenward', which was featured as a Zane Lowe World Record on his Beats 1 show. (more...)

Dame Judi Dench is the Shining Star Most Recently Found at DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen has been overflowing with celebrity visits lately as the world's most famous artists flock to one of Broadway's biggest hits. This time its Dame Judi Dench waving through a window, check out the cast photo below! (more...)

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