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KINKY BOOTS Star Billy Porter to Headline PRiMA Benefit This July
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Billy Porter is a contemporary Broadway icon, now making his way to Lancaster this July. (more...)

Marcus Center Announces Director of Development
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

 The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the hiring of Kelly Candotti as Director of Development. Kelly joins the nonprofit team responsible for the premier venue for performing arts in Milwaukee where in 2016, nearly 700,000 attendees visited, across 2,250 events. She brings a background in development and marketing to the team, with nonprofit and sports industry experience. (more...)

Cayuga's Waiters Issue Statement on A Cappella Group's Permanent Dismissal by Cornell University
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Cayuga's Waiters Alumni today released an official statement regarding the dismissal of Cayuga's Waiters a cappella group by Cornell University due to allegations of hazing. The full text is available at http://www.cayugaswaiters.com. (more...)

The Catastrophic Theatre Welcomes New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Catastrophic Theatre welcomes Shayna Schlosberg to its staff as its next managing director.  (more...)

A3C Partnership Director to Produce Play for Millennials in Atlanta This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Not Here Right Now...the hilariously touching tale of a tall man in tight spaces finding clarity and avoiding a quarter-life crisis in the Far East, all while wearing strappy-velcro sandals (except to the wedding of the century) premieres at Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta, GA on July 1st. (more...)

Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America to Bring 410[GONE] to TNC This June
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America returns to Theater for the New City (TNC) June 2 to 18 to present the New York premiere of '401[GONE]' by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, the prize-winning author of 'The World of Extreme Happiness' (Manhattan Theater Club, 2015).  (more...)

MAN OF THE HOUSE Continues O.W.I.'s Second Saturday Reading Series at the Roslindale Branch of the BPL
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

O.W.I. (Bureau of Theatre), a resident company at the Boston Center for the Arts, continues its second Spring/Summer season of free play readings at the Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library with playwright Fabiola Decius' MAN OF THE HOUSE, directed by Cliff Odle. (more...)

Photo Flash: GROUNDHOG DAY Vogues Before Act 2, HAMILTON Chicago Shares Make Up Routine, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week GROUNDHOG DAY vogues before reliving their day, HAMILTON Chicago shares a prep timelapse, and Paper Mill Playhouse's MARY POPPINS shares their very first SIP. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

New Chamber Adaptation of Stephen King's DOLORES CLAIBORNE, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and More Set for New York City Opera's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

New York City Opera's 2017/2018 season will offer four new mainstage productions at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, including a Spanish-language opera as part of its Ópera en Español series. City Opera will also offer two New York City Opera Concerts in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall and a chamber opera series at locations to be announced. New York City Opera Orchestra will be featured in every opera. (more...)

The Broadway League 2017 LEAGUE AWARDS Honor Excellence in Broadway Touring
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced on Tuesday, May 16 during the Broadway League's 2017 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft. (more...)

Freed-Hardeman University Names David Shannon Next President
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 19, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL, HEDWIG, OKLAHOMA, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)

Illusion Theater's THURGOOD Moves to St. Paul
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The powerful one-man play, Thurgood, makes a return visit to the Twin Cities from June 8-18 at the LAB Theater, 350 St. Peter St. in downtown St. Paul.   (more...)

Photo Flash: WAR PAINT's David Stone, OPA's Joan Squires and More Receive Broadway League's 2017 League Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced today during the Broadway League's 2017 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft. Scroll down for photos from the ceremony! (more...)

WAITRESS Brews 'Its for Adrienne Cream Ale' for a Good Cause
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The smash hit Broadway musical, Waitress is the latest Broadway show to create a craft beer for charity and partner with The Broadway Brews Project. A portion of the proceeds benefits The Adrienne Shelly Foundation, a NY-based charity that supports women in film. (more...)

Outstanding Indiana CPAs and Firm Honored by Indiana CPA Society
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

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American Heroes Channel Teams With People on 2017 Red Bandanna Hero Award
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

American Heroes Channel (AHC) announced today a new multi-platform partnership with People, America's most popular weekly magazine brand, to present the 2017 RED BANDANNA HERO AWARD. (more...)

Senior Builds HPU's Amazon Alexa 'Skill'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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Former Chicago Cubs All-Star shortstop Don Kessinger to speak at 2017 C Spire Ferriss Trophy presentation honoring state's top college baseball player
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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Former Chicago Cubs All-Star shortstop Don Kessinger to speak at 2017 C Spire Ferriss Trophy presentation honoring state's top college baseball player
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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COMPOSURE Brings Male, Midlife Romance to Workshop Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

'Composure' by Scott C. Sickles is a romantic drama set on a college campus about a star-crossed relationship whose past tragedies encroach upon their present. (more...)

Sanguine Theatre Company to Premiere Patrick Vermillion's JESSICA at IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Sanguine Theatre Company will present the World Premiere of Patrick Vermillion's JESSICA, directed by Emily Jackson at IRT Theater (154 Christopher Street, between Greenwich and Washington, 10014), July 22-August 5. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars with Ensemble Studio Theatre's Marathon Playwrights, Series B!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

In this week's special edition, we caught up with playwrights from Ensemble Studio Theatre's Marathon of One-Act Plays. Series A features El Grande by Maggie Diaz Bofill, How My Grandparents Fell in Love by Cary Gitter, The Fork by Emily Chadick Weiss, Showtime Blues by France-Luce Benson, and Blue Handed by David Zellnik. For more information, visit: www.ensemblestudiotheatre.org (more...)

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Casting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

BWW Review: Rah Rah for THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION
by Nancy Grossman - Jun 7, 2017

The Nora Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Alan Brody's THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION, a light-hearted, evocative trip down Memory Lane with the Class of 1954. Directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner, Emmy-winning actor Gordon Clapp and Underground Railway Theater Artistic Director Debra Wise portray two classmates returning to their Alma Mater for the first time. Neither is sure of what they're looking for, but they hope they'll recognize it if they find it. (more...)

SourceAmerica Names Rose Stern as Chief Legal Officer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

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Opera Saratoga presents a New Production of THE CRADLE WILL ROCK 7/9-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Opera Saratoga presents a new production of Marc Blitzstein's The Cradle Will Rock, directed and choreographed by Lawrence Edelson, and conducted by noted Maestro John Mauceri (company debut), who has been responsible for many significant operatic restorations, including Blitzstein's Regina. (more...)

BRIC presents PILOBOLUS as Part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is pleased to present a free performance by the world-renowned and ever-creative dance company, Pilobolus, on Thursday, July 6. The performance will take place at the Prospect Park Bandshell (9th St. & Prospect Park West), is free to the public (with a suggested $5 contribution at the gate) and begins at 8:00 P.M. (more...)

Prospect Theater Company Announces Cast of WORLD VIEWS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, has announced the cast for WORLD VIEWS, a collection of new mini-musicals in concert, the culmination of Prospect's 2017 Musical Theater Lab. WORLD VIEWS, the company's 11th lab performance, will be presented on July 8, 2017 at 8pm at The TimesCenter. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Announced for Hub's THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Hub Theatre celebrates summer with the regional premiere of The Happiest Place on Earth, by Philip Dawkins. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and Copenhagen
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,' returns to Paris, Basel, several German cities, and Copenhagen to perform 15 ballets from July 4 - September 10. (more...)

Johnny Clegg - The Final Journey to Hit Boulder Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Johnny Clegg - The Final Journey - with Jesse Clegg - is set for the Boulder Theater on November 2, 2017. (more...)

BRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival to Feature Garth Fagan Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

BRIC will present Tony- and Olivier Award-winning Garth Fagan Dance on Friday, June 30. (more...)

Jay Leno to Headline Guild Hall's Season Spectacular Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Jay Leno, the celebrated "Tonight Show" host and comedian, takes the stage at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Saturday, July 1 at 7pm. (more...)

Prospect Theater Company's WORLD VIEWS to Present Art-Inspired Mini-Musicals in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, will present WORLD VIEWS, a collection of new mini-musicals in concert, the culmination of Prospect's 2017 Musical Theater Lab. WORLD VIEWS, the company's 11th lab performance, will be presented on July 8, 2017 at 8pm at The TimesCenter. (more...)

BWW Interview: Walking the Tightrope with Angela Meade in Bellini's IL PIRATA at Caramoor, July 8
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 7, 2017

Being an opera singer is a little like walking a tightrope without a net--no matter who you're singing with, you're out there on stage, alone, for the crowd to cheer but, also for everyone to hear each glitch or misstep in your singing. Soprano Angela Meade--who's starring as Imogene in Caramoor's concert performance of Bellini's IL PIRATA, a role debut, on July 8--not only did her first wire-walking with a major role but at a big house: the Metropolitan Opera. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and Copenhagen
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,' returns to Paris, Basel, several German cities, and Copenhagen to perform 15 ballets from July 4 - September 10. (more...)

THE RIDE Celebrates Eighth Season of Triumph
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

On Monday, October 2, 2017, THE RIDE'S Award-Winning CEO/CCO and Author/Director, RICHARD HUMPHREY, will inaugurate his eighth Season of Triumph on the streets of New York while simultaneously celebrating the sixth-month sold-out anniversary of his ground-breaking virtual-reality-driven DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE powered by The Ride. (more...)

Greenhouse Theater Center Announces MC-10 PLAYWRIGHTS ENSEMBLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center (GTC) and Artistic Director Jacob Harvey are pleased to announce the formation of the new MC-10 Playwrights Ensemble, a collection of ten of the country's most sought-after established and mid-career Chicago playwrights and theatre-makers. The ensemble will be in residence at the Greenhouse Theater Center and will create new works for its stages. Beginning with the 2018-19 season, the Greenhouse will present one play per season by MC-10 member playwrights, eventually expanding to two MC-10 productions per season. These world and regional premieres aim to expand the scope, diversity and visibility of work happening at the Greenhouse and underscore the institution's commitment to creating new vital works for the American theatrical canon. (more...)

50 Sing for Hope Pianos Will Be Permanently Placed in New York City Schools
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Sing for Hope today announced the 50 New York City public schools across the five boroughs chosen to receive Sing for Hope Pianos this fall. The placement of Sing for Hope Pianos in schools is in partnership with the New York City Department of Education and benefits an estimated 15,000 school children. The delivery, maintenance, and associated programming for each piano is estimated to cost $100,000 and the program has not yet been fully funded. (more...)

MCC Theater's Transgender-Themed Play CHARM Finds Complete Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its upcoming 2017-18 season: the NYC premiere of the acclaimed transgender-themed play Charm-inspired by the real-life story of Miss Gloria Allen. (more...)

TIFF Ramps Up Push for Gender Equity in Screen Industries
by Movies News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Today TIFF has announced a five-year commitment to grow its Talent Development programmes with female-forward programming to increase participation, skills and opportunities for women behind and in front of the camera. (more...)

Ariel Rivka Dance Celebrates 10th Anniversary at NYLA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Known for its “powerfully engaging” (New York Arts) choreography, Ariel Rivka Dance reflects on 10 seasons of provocative modern dance with a pair of career-spanning programs to be performed at New York Live Arts from September 6-9, 2017. (more...)

Mr. G to Host 16th Annual ADAPT Community Network Golf Tournament & Awards Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The 16th Annual ADAPT Community Network Golf Tournament will be held at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, New York on Monday, September 25th, 2017. (more...)

Act II Playhouse in Ambler Presents the World Premiere of WHICH REMINDS ME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

To launch its 2017-18 season, Act II Playhouse in Ambler is premiering Which Reminds Me, a brand new laugh-out-loud show from its beloved Artistic Director Tony Braithwaite, on stage Aug. 29-Oct. 1. (more...)

Breaking: Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk to Lead Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just officially learned that Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER will be coming to Broadway's Booth Theatre this fall starring Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian Amy Schumer, Tony-winner Laura Benanti, another Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk. (more...)

Billy Porter Returns to The Crown & Anchor in Provincetown Two Nights Only
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Producer Rick Murray welcomes Tony Award winner Billy Porter back to Provincetown for two performances only, Saturday, August 19 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 20 at 8:00 p.m. in the Paramount Theatre at The Crown & Anchor. Mr. Porter will be performing his acclaimed cabaret show, Broadway & Soul. (more...)

Axia Technology Partners Names Don Scifres as Chief Operating Officer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

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Theater Critic at Theater Camp: A Return Visit to French Woods
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

How do you take hundreds of kids (ages 7 to 17) and put up over a dozen shows (mostly musicals, plus a few plays) in as little as three weeks, with rehearsals limited to maybe just 12 or 13 days, with all or most of the cast rehearsing just slightly more than two hours each day, and many campers working on multiple shows at once? And I'm talking about completely staged shows with full production values, including sets, lighting, sound, costumes and live orchestras. Not only that, imagine repeating this same frenzied process four times over the course of a single summer. (more...)

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