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Samantha Barks and Steve Kazee to Walk Down the Street in Broadway's PRETTY WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Producer Paula Wagner announces a new musical based on one of the most beloved romantic comedies of all time, Garry Marshall's PRETTY WOMAN, which will arrive on Broadway following its World Premiere stage production in Chicago in the spring of 2018. (more...)

BWW Interview: Scott Hyder
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Sep 25, 2017

I have seen Scott this year in two different productions of Gypsy. He played the character Herbie in both of them. I'm inordinately fond of that show and have been a little in love with Herbie since I first saw the film sometime in the late '60s, with Karl Malden in the role. There have been many fine Herbies along the way, but none hit as many of the character's emotional and dramatic notes as did Scott in both productions, even surpassing Malden, in my view. (more...)

One-Eighth Theatre, The Drunkard's Wife Tapped for New Ohio & IRT's 2017-19 Archive Residency
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theatre have announced that One-Eighth Theatre and The Drunkard's Wife, two NYC-based performance ensembles, will be their Archive Residents for 2017 - 2019. (more...)

THE SECOND CITY Comes to Boulder Theater 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Tired of looking over your shoulder before telling a funny story that might upset grandpa? Or are you still rebounding from that joke he told at your wedding? Why stress!? Let The Second City take all the risk while you sit back and laugh at our latest sketch comedy and improv revue, LOOK BOTH WAYS BEFORE TALKING, coming to the Boulder Theater. We'll put our signature spin on the things you wish you could bring up in mixed company--just be careful who you share them with when you head back to the office! (more...)

Sven Ratzke to Debut HOMME FATALE at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Sven Ratzke, the transgressive European Entertainer Extraordinaire, will return to Joe's Pub at the Public with a brand new show, Homme Fatale, for two performances only on October 25 at 9:30 PM and October 27 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Review Roundup: SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES at Delaware Theatre Company
by BWW Intern - Sep 25, 2017

SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES will run at the Delaware Theatre Company through October 8, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Cast Announced for ROMANCE/ROMANCE at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Bob Bayne, Anna Lively and Lively Entertainment will present a concert version of the 1987 musical Romance/Romance. (more...)

WesTourBus Ltd. Offers Their Top 5 Most Popular Charter Bus Vacation Destinations for Ontarians
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

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Heather Christian presents ANIMAL WISDOM, 10/11 - 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to collaborate with West Yorkshire Playhouse in presenting the world premiere of Animal Wisdom, a new music-theater piece by Obie Award-winning composer and performer Heather Christian (The TEAM's Mission Drift & The World is Round, BAM), in collaboration with acclaimed artist/performer Andrew Schneider (YOUARENOWHERE- 2015 OBIE award, 2016 Drama Desk nom.), director Mark Rosenblatt (Associate Artist, West Yorkshire Playhouse), and her genre-defying group, the Arbornauts. (more...)

Lotte New York Palace Hosts Steve Cohen's 5,000th 'Chamber Magic' Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

After 17 years of performing and stunning crowds All Over the world, Steve Cohen will be performing his 5,000th show in The Madison Room at Lotte New York Palace on Friday, October 6th at 9:00pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cole Smith is Seymour in MMT's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Christopher Castanho - Sep 25, 2017

As a professional, year-round, regional theatre, Mill Mountain Theatre has proudly served the southern Virginia region and the industry for more than 50 years. This year they present the hilarious 'LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS', October 4th-22nd. Part horror comedy musical, part sci-fi spoof; Little Shop has been making audiences All Over the country scream with laughter since its debut in the early 80's. Producing Artistic Director, Ginger Poole choreographs while Assistant Artistic Director, Alicia Varcoe directs. This cult favorite musical is sure to please our Roanoke Valley audiences- its equal parts funny, frightening and touching, and full of catchy songs.' says Varcoe. 'I'm thrilled to work with such a stellar cast to bring this musical to Mill Mountain Theatre for the very first time. (more...)

Korean Templestay and Temple Food Cultural Week in New York
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhismis planning to hold the 'Korean Templestay and Temple Food Cultural Week' in New York, from September 24-30th. Templestay is a traditional cultural experience program allowing participants to experience the daily life of an ascetic in a temple deep in the mountains which is full of history and Korean Buddhist heritage. (more...)

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre presents BACK IN CIRCULATION At West Hollywood Library
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Join Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre for Back in Circulation re-envisioned at the West Hollywood Library on Saturday, October 7th at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: EAR at Space 55
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Sep 25, 2017

Loosely inspired by the life of Van Gogh, EAR is a story as old as time. A boy loves a girl. To prove he loves the girl, the boy gives her a gift. A BIG gift. The kind you can't take back. And now the boy is in a mental hospital, at the mercy of a doctor who's even crazier than he is. And the girl? Well, she's starting to hear things, WEIRD things, late at night. It's an all-American story about love, insanity, auditory phenomena, experimental therapy, cannibalism, and talking birds. (more...)

Nora En Pure's Funk-Driven Cut 'Fever' Out Now on Enormous Tunes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Following the release of her sensational single 'Tears In Your Eyes', Nora En Pure is back with a new funk-driven cut, 'Fever' out now via Enormous Tunes. (more...)

Hollywood Star George Wendt to Headline DEATH OF A SALESMAN in St. Jacobs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The tranquil village of St. Jacobs will become Hollywood North this fall with the arrival of an iconic television actor. (more...)

Korean VR Startup Introduces 360 Social Media Platform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

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Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY to Shine a Light on Groundbreaking Female Astronomers at Merrimack Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) continues its 39th season with Silent Sky, the phenomenal work from playwright Lauren Gunderson, whose I and You charmed and stunned MRT audiences in October 2015 and later transferred Off-Broadway to become an audience hit and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee. (more...)

Shania Choir to Make Sydney Debut Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Weaving the sassy country-pop stylings of the one and only Shania Twain into four-part harmony, Shania Choir is a group of singers united by a love for leopard print and armed with the prerogative to have a little fun. (more...)

BWW Previews: DISGRACED at Center Stage Theater
by Maggie Yates - Sep 24, 2017

Disgraced examines the American experience from a variety of viewpoints: a Jewish-American man, an African-American woman, a white woman, and Amir, the play's tragic lead, who is from an Islamic background the child of Middle-Eastern immigrants. Disgraced is an award-winning piece of literature that delivers an intense, intelligent discourse about race and privilege, and a jarring exploration of the stratifications and compartmentalization of American culture. (more...)

HeadFirst Productions Presents a Ten Day Multi-Arts Festival A FESTIVAL OF SEX, LOVE AND DEATH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

HeadFirst Productions presents a new multi-arts festival at The Pleasance Theatre, titled A Festival of Sex, Love and Death. The festival brings five events from eight companies, including three double bills, to Islington for ten days this autumn. (more...)

IAMA Theatre Co Opens 10th Season with SINNER'S LAUNDRY and REDLINE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

Two new plays offer radically different takes on the search for redemption when IAMA Theatre Company opens its 10th Anniversary Season with two company member-written world premieres. John Lavelle's fast-paced, edgy sci-fi comedy Sinner's Laundry, directed by Becca Wolff, opens for press on Friday, Oct. 20. Christian Durso's haunting and provocative Redline, directed by Eli Gonda, opens on Saturday, Oct. 21. Both plays continue in repertory through Nov. 19 at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

BWW Review: ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE Shines at The Merry – Go – Round Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Sep 23, 2017

The Merry - Go - Round Playhouse in Auburn, New York ends their 2017 season with Always...Patsy Cline the musical based on a true story of the legendary Patsy Cline. The show shines light on the talented singer Patsy Cline and the memorable music she brought to the country music industry during her very short life. Director Douglas S. Hall brings the toe-tappin' and comedic musical to life with the two stellar female cast members (more...)

JAG Productions Announces Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Join the company for an evening of food, fashion & fun in collaboration with Revolution's Fall Fashion Show! Proceeds of the $75 per person tab help support events scheduled by JAG Productions for its 2017-2018 season! (more...)

Waldorf Astoria Beijing Announces Annual Charity Ball 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Waldorf Astoria Beijing presents the Waldorf Astoria Beijing Annual Charity Ball on October 28, 2017. Inviting ladies and gentlemen to witness the ebb and flow of the passing of time and be transported from the gilded age of old New York to the bustling 21st century that is the new Beijing. (more...)

'Ink Master: Angels' Talk About Upcoming Series And More
by Danielle Kfare - Sep 22, 2017

'Ink Master: Angels,' which is a spin-off off Spike's original tattoo competition series 'Ink Master,' features four of Ink Master season 8's top female competitions which include Ryan Ashley, Kelly Doty, Nikki Simpson and Gia Rose as they travel the country and go head to head with some of America's most talented tattoo artists (more...)

Come Play at Seattle Opera's FAMILY DAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Start Halloween early by joining Seattle Opera for its Family Day presentation of The Barber of Seville. Everyone is invited to come in their costume for this Oct. 22 performance, where students age 18 and under get $15 tickets for almost any seat.* During intermission, see how many hair-raising styles you and your family can imagine. We'll get creative with arts and crafts as we draw, color, and cut out silly hairstyles! (more...)

SLAVA'S SNOW SHOW Returns to the UK at the Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The multi-award winning international sensation SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW returns to the UK this autumn The Snowshow is produced by Matthew Gale and Mark Goucher. (more...)

Hardwell and Kshmr Demonstrate Their 'Power' in New Heavyweight Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

With new single 'Power' showcasing a masterful take on each artists' respective sound, the producers give us exactly what we need in the form of a unique, yet sonically pertinent track with unlimited danceability. (more...)

Culture Warrington Announces November Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Find out what's coming to Culture Warrington and Parr Hall this November! (more...)

Nora En Pure 'Fever' Out Now Via Enormous Tunes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Following the release of her sensational single 'Tears In Your Eyes,' Nora en Pure is back with a new funk-driven cut, 'Fever' - out now via Enormous Tunes. (more...)

Sleeping With Sirens' New Album 'Gossip' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Sleeping With Sirens have released their fifth studio album, Gossip, via Warner Bros. Records today. Brimming with catchy riffs, anthemic melodies, and singer Kellin Quinn's soul-striking vocals, the album has earned early acclaim, with Guitar World describing Gossip as, 'their most melodic and compositionally mature record yet' and Alternative Press declaring, 'Those with open ears (and minds) will be rewarded with everything from bluesy undertones ('Trouble') to pop sensibilities ('Gossip') ... an inspirational array of tracks that, as a whole, are a natural progression (and successful foray) into the mainstream.' (more...)

Applications Open Through Monday for BEAM2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Applications to take part in the pitching days for BEAM2018 will close on 25 September. (more...)

World's First Yoga Mat Gallery Comes to NYC for Exhibition, 10/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Japanese Zen artist couple, Fumie and Kentaro Mune, have announced to hold an exhibition, named 'One Yoga Mat Revolution' on 6th, 7th and 8th October at Miranda Kuo Gallery on Lower East Side, NYC. This exhibition will feature some of the couple's renowned yoga mat art pieces, such as Zen Kodo mat. Wanderlust, one of the largest US yoga online media outlets in the world, described Munes' mat pieces as 'a new dimension of customary Zen art'. Their work is also described as 'A yoga mat to achieve ecology, empowerment and art' by Tokyo Shinbun in an article of 16th August 2017, a major metropolitan newspaper of Japan. As the part of this event, the Mune couple will produce creative and inspiring artworks, performances and workshops with locals and visitors of NYC. All events in the 3 days exhibition will be free of charge to attend. (more...)

Penny Ashton to Take Jane Austen Characters on UK Tour in PROMISE AND PROMISCUITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

New Zealand star Penny Ashton brings a full cast of Austenesque characters to life with song, dance and appalling cross-stitching in this eagerly awaited UK tour of the hilarious Promise and Promiscuity. (more...)

Guest Blog: Actor Connor Dyer On PARADE At Frogmore Paper Mill
by Guest Blog: Connor Dyer - Sep 22, 2017

Connor Dyer played Leo Frank in Vivo D'Arte's promenade production of Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown's Tony Award-winning musical PARADE at the world's oldest working paper factory, the Frogmore Paper Mill. (more...)

BLACK GIRL MAGIC SHOW! by nicHi douglas Comes to Brooklyn's JACK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Black Girl Magic Show! is an absurdist dance theatre lecture by playwright/performer nicHi douglas on Black female identity. Utilizing African Diasporan histories, Black feminist theory, and a lot of stuff douglas made up, she attempts to unpack, re-pack, and de-pack the Black female experience in America as witnessed by one Black woman - The Professor. As the audience follows The Professor, they discover what might happen if the one Black girl without 'Black Girl Magic' takes matters into her own hands. Before the show ends, the audience experiences a TED-type talk, modern dance, a magic routine, and a concert, often simultaneously. And they probably see at least 20 wigs. (more...)

GI Film Festival San Diego to Preview THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE Film
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Organizers of the third annual GI Film Festival San Diego (Oct. 18-22) announce a special preview screening of Thank You for Your Service on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Regal Carlsbad 12 (2501 El Camino Real). (more...)

DENNIS QUAID AND THE SHARKS Come to Ridgefield Playhouse This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Actor Singer Dennis Quaid performs a night of rock classics and more with Dennis Quaid and The Sharks on October 25 at The Ridgefield Playhouse (more...)

Aardklop Announces Bonus Productions And Venue, with Lefra Taking Over the Old City Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

With sales at this year's Aardklop Arts Festival in Potchefstroom this October growing from strength to strength, Aardklop recently announced that an extra venue has been created that will bring five extra top productions to the festival, offering festivalgoers an even wider range of productions to enjoy. (more...)

BWW Review: Go All the Way with THE FULL MONTY at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - Sep 21, 2017

It's a fast-paced show, full of life, that is so enjoyable that we forgive any messiness or performance moments that are not up to snuff. (more...)

Aaron De Jesus, Nicolas Dromard, Mark Edwards and Cory Jeacoma to Star in JERSEY BOYS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Friday, September 22) for the Tony-, Grammy- and Olivier Award-winning smash hit musical JERSEY BOYS, which will star Aaron De Jesus as Frankie Valli, Nicolas Dromard as Tommy DeVito, Mark Edwards as Nick Massi and Cory Jeacoma as Bob Gaudio at New York City's New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) Stage 1. Performances begin Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play Reynolds Hall from Tuesday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale next Friday, Sept. 29. (more...)

Halle Morse Joins the New Class of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tonight, September 21, The Marvelous Wonderettes, currently playing Off-Broadway at Theatre Row, welcomes Halle Morse to Springfield High School as Cindy Lou Huffington. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Announces Titles for 2017-18 'Play-by-Play' Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company announces the titles for the fifth season of its Play-by-Play new play reading series. Play-by-Play provides developmental rehearsal periods for three new plays each season. The playwright works alongside a professional director and cast for a week-long residency, culminating in three public readings of each play available to theatergoers at a very modest cost. (more...)

Potter Play PUFFS to Mark Magical First Anniversary Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On Friday, September 29th, they will celebrate the First Anniversary of their universally acclaimed comedy PUFFS (or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic) Off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (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...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Fights Back Against Bill Cassidy, Lindsey Graham & Chris Christie
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, Jimmy Kimmel responded to Senator Bill Cassidy, Lindsey Graham, Chris Christie, and Brian Kilmeade after they reacted to his monologue about the Graham Cassidy health care bill. (more...)

Rachel Tucker, Brittain Ashford, WEST SIDE STORY 60th Anniversary Celebration and More Coming Up This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Rachel Tucker, a West Side Story 60th Anniversary Celebration, Julia Mattison Is Ruby Manger, Gloria Reuben, Brittain Ashford and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Wrong Complete New Album 'Feel Great,' Out 2018 from Relapse Records
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Miami noise rock/alt metal powerhouse WRONG have just completed their sophomore full-length entitled Feel Great. The album was self-produced by the band and recorded at various studios / locations around Miami and was mixed with Jonathan Nunez of Torche at Cabana East in Los Angeles (more...)

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