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BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - The Late Barbara Cook
by Ken Fallin - Aug 9, 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 Broadway treasure Barbara Cook, who passed away yesterday, August 8, 2017. (more...)

Sensational International Ballet Galas for Cape Town and Johannesburg in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Outstanding ballet will once again grace South African stages when the much anticipated SAIBC INTERNATIONAL BALLET GALA takes place this September in Cape Town and Johannesburg. (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Redtwist Theatre has just announced its 14th Season! 'The Way We Are' is a season-long snapshot with today's faces. It's about familiar people who navigate timeless challenges. What we do informs who we are...in our growing up, and in our living, and in our dying. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering a Broadway Legend- Barbara Cook
by Walter McBride - Aug 9, 2017

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Barbara Cook has passed away at 89. This is an enormous loss for Broadway, the golden age of television and the music world. (more...)

WORKING to Open 2017-18 Season with the Opera House Players!!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

???????Opera House Players, Inc. proudly presents WORKING as its season opener September 8 through September 24th at the Broad Brook Opera House. WORKING is a musical based on the best-selling 1974 book of the same name by oral historian and radio commentator, Studs Terkel.  Told in a series of vignettes, WORKING gives a voice to the often-overlooked men and women of the American workforce. The personal stories and songs they share about what they do for a living and how they do it whether funny, wise, or challenging…are never less than inspirational. Nominated for six Tony Awards, this classic has been updated featuring new songs by HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, along with favorites by Stephen Schwartz (WICKED, PIPPIN), James Taylor, and more! (more...)

Scoop: DATELINE on NBC - Friday, August 11, 2017
by TV Scoop - Aug 8, 2017

Get all the scoop on DATELINE, airing on NBC on Friday, August 11, 2017! (more...)

Official Casting Announced for ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams announced the official cast for the pre-Broadway tour and Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett. As previously announced, the musical begins previews on Broadway on Friday, February 16, 2018, at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street), with an official opening night set for Thursday, March 15, 2018. Broadway tickets are now on sale via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877-250-2929. (more...)

Peter Krause to Lead New FOX Drama 9-1-1 from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Emmy Award- and Golden Globe-nominated actor Peter Krause (“The Catch,” “Six Feet Under”) has been cast in a lead role in FOX's provocative new drama, 9-1-1, from creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk (the “American Horror Story” franchise, “Nip/Tuck”). The series will premiere in 2018. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Michael Moore in THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER
by Ken Fallin - Aug 18, 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 Stephen Kunken, Juan Castano, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Anita Gillette in A PARALLELOGRAM. (more...)

Queer|Art|Film Sets Fall 2017 Season at IFC Center
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Queer|Art, the New York City-based non-profit, has announced the Fall 2017 season of Queer|Art|Film at IFC Center (323 Sixth Avenue at West 3rd St.), September 11-December 4. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE Opens Tonight at The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents the iconic musical, 'A Chorus Line', from August 18 - September 11, 2017. (more...)

Michelle Williams, Ariana DeBose, and More Join American Pops for RESPECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will honor the 75th birthday of one of the country's most treasured legends with Respect: The Music of Aretha Franklin to begin their star-studded third season. (more...)

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces September Highlights
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has announced September 2017 highlights! Check out the listings below! (more...)

Olga Tanon & More to Be Honored at Telemundo's PREMIOS TU MUNDO Live, 8/24
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Telemundo announced today the recipients of three special awards to be bestowed at the upcoming 6th annual PREMIOS TU MUNDO (Your World Awards). Leading tropical music female singer Olga Tañon will be honored with the “Jenni Rivera Legacy” award, renowned TV host Maria Celeste Arraras will be accepting the “Estrella de Tu Mundo” (Star of Your World) award, and iconic pop singer Miguel Bose will receive the 'El Poder en Ti' (The Power In You) award. “ (more...)

BWW Interview: Coming Together to Bring Change, Panel Discusses NEWSIES
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 17, 2017

"Newsies is a hit wherever you take it; it had a highly successful Broadway run and national tour and now in these first regional productions, it is the kind of show that brings people from all over to see it again and again. It reaches so many people with its great music and dance and inspiring story. It's a brilliant piece of theatre, and I am honored to be a part of it." (more...)

Drummer & Songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana to Release New Single 'Fun, Party, Splash'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Together through Walden's Tarpan Records label they will release the new single “FUN, PARTY, SPLASH” featuring Carlos Santana on all digital platforms on August 25, 2017. (more...)

Carrie Robbins Brings MY SWOLLEN FEET to NY Summerfest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Backstage comedy MY SWOLLEN FEET by designer/playwright Carrie Robbins is the story Robbins didn't have the courage or insight to tell until now. (more...)

Ally Theatre Company to Close Inaugural Season with World Premiere of CLOVER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Ally Theatre Company presents the final production of their inaugural season with Clover, a World Premiere written by Laura Rocklyn and Ty Hallmark and playing at Caos on F September 13-October 28 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Launches 2017 - 2018 Season with BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

 Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the first mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Billy Elliot the Musical, music by Elton John and book and lyrics by Lee Hall, with direction and choreography by Porchilght Artistic Associate Brenda Didier, with Associate Choreographer Craig V. Miller and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Linda Madonia at Porchlght's new home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Previews are Friday, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7 and Oct. 14 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

Theater Works presents GYPSY 9/8-24!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

???????Director Rusty Ferracane says of Gypsy: 'it really is the perfect musical!' Gypsy takes us back to the 1920's and 30's, a pivotal time for performing arts in America, when the vaudeville circuit was dying and audience tastes were changing. Gypsy brings the memoirs of entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee to life through the book by Arthur Laurents (West Side Story), music by Jule Styne (Peter Pan), and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd). Considered by many to be one of Broadway's all-time triumphs, Gypsy tells the story of ambitious showbiz mother Rose, who travels across the country with her daughters June and Louise, in search of success with their homespun vaudeville act. As times change, Rose is forced to accept the demise of vaudeville and the rise of burlesque, as well as her daughters' desires for autonomy. (more...)

Stephanie Miller's SEXY LIBERAL RESISTANCE TOUR to Stop at Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Ridicule, satire and comedy have always been one of the most important elements of political protest, and as a result, Stephanie Miller's Sexy Liberal Resistance Tour makes a stop in Chicago at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2136 N. Southport Ave., Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

Patrick Dempsey, Victoria Clark & More to Star in THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

MGM Television, Eagle Pictures and Barbary Films have started production in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on a 10-part television series event for premium cable network EPIX, an MGM company, based on the bestselling European novel by Joël Dicker, THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR, which has sold more than two million books worldwide and was translated into more than 25 languages. (more...)

Stephanie Miller's SEXY LIBERAL RESISTANCE Tour Makes a Stop in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Ridicule, satire and comedy have always been one of the most important elements of political protest, and as a result, Stephanie Miller's Sexy Liberal Resistance Tour makes a stop in Chicago at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2136 N. Southport Ave., Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m.  The tour, featuring Stephanie Miller, John Fugelsang, FrAngela and special guest United States Representative Jan Schakowsky, hears the cries of America and stands with all Americans protecting our rights and demanding our government act for the benefit of us all.   The Sexy Liberal Resistance Tour is a show for every American who's uneasy with putting a landlord with a reality show in charge of fighting ISIS.  Tickets for the Sexy Liberal Resistance Tour range from $52 - $92 and may be purchased at SexyLiberal.com. Tickets to the performance that includes a VIP meet and greet reception following the performance are $150.  (more...)

Skyward Extends Training and Support Contract with Texas Education Service Centers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

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Brundibár Returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's New Production
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

???????Brundibar returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's new production led by Eli Villanueva and Jason Tramm August 19 & 20 (more...)

The Royal Conservatory of Music to Launch 2017-18 Season with Starry Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

As The Royal Conservatory of Music's 2017-18 concert season is set to begin, five of the upcoming Koerner Hall concerts are already sold out, including the Season Gala concert with Hollywood star Bill Murray and his friends Jan Vogler (cello), Mira Wang (violin), and Vanessa Perez (piano). (more...)

Craft Recordings To Release Creedence Precursor Band The Golliwogs' Fight Fire: The Complete Records 1964-1967
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Before they became one of the biggest bands in the world, Creedence Clearwater Revival were a Bay Area rock outfit, known as the Golliwogs. (more...)

First Folio Addresses AS YOU LIKE IT Casting Complaints: 'Art Should Engender Discussion'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

One of Shakespeare's classic romances, AS YOU LIKE IT, is currently running at First Folio Theatre through August 20. The company has received some complaints about its casting decisions and released a 'Statement of Artistic Integrity' in response. (more...)

New Novel Highlights Complexities Between Healthcare and Government
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Open Garden Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Garden Theatre (160 W Plant St.) is proud to present the classic rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, showing September 8 - October 1, 2017. This musical kicks off the Garden's 10th Anniversary 2017- 2018 Season. Jesus Christ Superstar is presented by Bob and Dianna Duffy. The show is also sponsored by Outdoor Living Products and Toole's Ace Hardware. The 2017 - 2018 theatre series is sponsored by Evoyent, a Deloitte Network Company. (more...)

Charles A. Riley, II, Ph.D. Named Director of Nassau County Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Angela Susan Anton, president of the board of trustees of Nassau County Museum of Art, announced that Charles A. Riley II, Ph.D. has been named director of the Museum. (more...)

Stephen J. Dubner's TELL ME SOMETHING I DON'T KNOW Podcast to Tape at Joe's Pub This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Stephen J. Dubner will take over Joe's Pub to tape his new podcast, Tell Me Something I Don't Know, recording six shows in three nights, Thursday, October 5, through Saturday, October 7. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek Inside Rehearsal for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at the Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Rehearsals are underway for Alliance Theatre's upcoming production of Shakespeare in Love, based on the 1998 film that won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture. Georgia Shakespeare co-founder and Artistic Director Richard Garner is directing this love letter to William Shakespeare in his company's former home at Oglethorpe University's Conant Performing Arts Center while the Alliance Theatre undergoes a complete renovation. Performances are August 30 - September 24, 2017.  Opening night is Wednesday, September 6. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

West End Productions Presents Mike Leigh's ABIGAIL'S PARTY at N4th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

ABIGAIL'S PARTY was devised and directed in 1977 by English playwright/director, Mike Leigh. Laurence and Beverly are entertaining their new neighbors, Angela and Tony, as well as their divorced neighbor, Susan. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC - Wednesday, August 30, 2017
by - Aug 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE , airing on ABC on Wednesday, August 30, 2017! (more...)

RENT 20TH Anniversary Tour To Bring A Season Of Love To Wichita
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT is set to play at the Century II Concert Hall in Wichita, Kansas October 30 through November 1. (more...)

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 13, 2017

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the exciting programming slate below! (more...)

Kimmel Center Calls for Public Input in Renovation of Merriam Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts today announced a comprehensive community engagement process intended to solicit innovative ideas for the renovation of the historic Merriam Theater, located in the heart of the Kimmel Center campus on the Avenue of the Arts in Center City. (more...)

made in canada/fait au canada Opens Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Yvonne Ng, Artistic Director of Toronto's only contemporary dance festival - dance: made in canada/fait au canada (d:mic/fac) - and 2017 Muriel Sherrin Award recipient, has, along with guest curators Daniele Desnoyers and Marc Parent, programmed an exciting lineup for the 2017 version of this biennial contemporary pan-Canadian dance festival - its biggest yet! (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): THE FANTASTICKS' Leach, Beckett and Hargis
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 11, 2017

Stars Jacqueline Leach, Lucas Beckett and Jeremy Hargis took time from their packed schedules to tell us more about themselves, as well as to offer some reasons why audiences should come see their show. Read all about it in the latest Friday 5 (+1) and make your reservations quickly - the show is bound to sell out! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 11, 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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)

VIDEO: Stars of Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Are Ready to Chill on the Great White Way
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Raise a glass to the stars of the Broadway-bound Escape to Margaritaville in this behind-the-scenes look at how they're feeling about heading to the Great White Way! (more...)

From Stage to Page: Caricature Artist Ken Fallin Reveals His Artistic Process
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 11, 2017

On a recent episode of Theater talk, Fallin discussed how he went from being a young aspiring actor to one of the most sought after caricaturists working today with celebrity caricatures appearing in many periodicals including The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker and BroadwayWorld.com. (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES Grabs Headlines at MSMT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 11, 2017

In a season that continues to top itself, one show after the other, Maine State Music Theatre's fourth and final main stage production of Disney's Newsies is an epic accomplishment for the company and one that firmly establishes it as one of the finest regional theatres in the country. As one of only three companies to get the regional rights to this mega Broadway hit, MSMT has mounted a thrilling, large scale production that is an electrifying, heart wrenching, and profoundly uplifting theatrical experience that will leave you in what Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark has called a state of “ecstatic exhaustion.” (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - A PARALLELOGRAM
by Ken Fallin - Aug 11, 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 Stephen Kunken, Juan Castano, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Anita Gillette in A PARALLELOGRAM. (more...)

WORLD OF DANCE Winners to Perform on Telemundo's PREMIOS TU MUNDO 8/24
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

On the heels of winning NBC's ratings blockbuster dance competition, "World of Dance," Telemundo announced that Twin Brother Hip-Hop Duo, Les Twins, will perform at the 6th annual PREMIOS TU MUNDO (Your World Awards) live on Thursday August 24, 2017 (more...)

POWER Cranks Up the Heat in its Fourth Season on STARZ
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

In episode 408 “It's Done,” Ghost sees that the location for his new business is in a gang-infested area and has to re-team with Tommy to clean it up. As Tommy threatens war with the Jimenez, his organization starts to destabilize. Feeling the clock ticking, Mike makes a last ditch effort to pin Greg's murder on someone else as Angela tries to rally a team to take him down. Tommy learns the truth about his family. And, unhappy at home, Tariq looks to some old friends for excitement, on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 9PM ET/PT on STARZ. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Celebrates Record Breaking Sales, Improvements
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

As patrons lined up for the evening performance of 'Guys and Dolls' on Friday, August 4, most were already aware that the show, which closes on August 12, was a hit. Strong critical reviews and happy audiences have fueled tremendous interest in the revival - creating a demand for tickets that is unprecedented at the Playhouse. (more...)

BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Merrick Theatre & Center For The Arts
by Jaime Zahl - Aug 10, 2017

Long Island theatre patrons have the opportunity to attend the tale of a 'killer' production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's horror musical 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' at the Merrick Theatre & Center For the Arts until August 20. (more...)

CABARET DE PARIS Returns To Adelaide Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Following sell-out success in Adelaide in 2015 and 2016 the burlesque extravaganza, Cabaret de Paris is returning to Her Majesty's Theatre for two performances only on 23 September at 2.00pm and 7.30pm. (more...)

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