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THE GILLIGAN MANIFESTO Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Theatrical Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Writer-Director Cevin Soling's highly anticipated documentary, The Gilligan Manifesto, is utilizing a crowdfunding campaign ( to bring the movie to theaters in New York and Los Angeles this coming November. (more...)

Vibrant Festival Returns For its Tenth Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Now in its tenth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre presents Vibrant 2018 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, running between 7-25 October 2018. (more...)

Refinery29 and TNT Announce 'Digital Forward' Release of Shatterbox Eight Female-Driven Short Films
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Turner's TNT, in partnership with Refinery29, today announced the World Premiere and digital release date of season two of the Shatterbox, the film series that gives female storytellers a platform to create short films that redefine identity, imagination and storytelling through the female lens. (more...)

Top Competitive Eaters to Compete in First-ever Pacific Park World Taco-eating Championship
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Top Major League Eating athletes will gather in Santa Monica, CA, for a new event on the national eating circuit: The Pacific Park World Taco-Eating Championship. The competition, to take place at 4:00 P.M. on National Taco Day-Thursday, October 4, 2018, at Pacific Park, 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401. The competition will feature up to 15 Major League Eaters from across the nation. (more...)

National Alliance For Musical Theatre Announces Directors & Musical Directors For FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces the line-up of directors for their 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2018 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival events will kick off on Monday, October 22 with Thank You, 30!, a gala event to celebrate the 30th Annual Festival. (more...)

THE BUTTCRACKER Returns to Erickson Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Just when Seattleites thought they'd experienced all the magic of the holiday season, The Buttcracker returns in a haze of sweat, glitter, and hairspray for the fourth year in a row. This city's beloved modern-dance variety show salutes the glory of '80s hair metal with a festive 'mix of professional dance and raunchy satire,' (The Seattle Times). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company is proud to present When the Circus Comes to Town, a Festival of the Arts that includes: Theatre Brut (32 short plays), live music, an art show, a photography exhibit, poetry readings, and new this year - an afternoon of children's storytelling.  It's all taking place at NJ Rep's West End Arts Center, 132 West End Ave, Long Branch, September 20 - 30. For tickets or additional information call 732-229-3166 or visit online. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces Full Casting For THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018


by Vikki Jane Vile - Sep 3, 2018

National Youth Ballet has been providing opportunities for young dancers to perform as a company since 1988. Make no mistake, NYB is a wholly professional outfit that attracts upcoming and emerging choreographers to create work for its skilled performers. Perhaps most impressive of all, the work performed in this year's annual gala was created in just ten days during the summer holidays, at Elmhurst Ballet School. (more...)

VIDEO: New Jersey Repertory Company Presents WEST END FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company is proud to present When the Circus Comes to Town, a Festival of the Arts that includes: Theatre Brut (32 short plays), live music, an art show, a photography exhibit, poetry readings, and new this year - an afternoon of children's storytelling.  It's a fundraiser for NJ Rep's West End Arts Center, serving the Long Branch community, and it's taking place September 20 - 30, at 132 West End Ave, Long Branch. For tickets or additional information call 732-229-3166 or visit (more...)

ERTH'S PREHISTORIC AQUARIUM ADVENTURE Headlines McCallum's Annual Family Fun Day
by David Green - Sep 19, 2018

The McCallum Theatre will kick off its fourth decade with the Seventh Annual McCallum Theatre Family Fun Day set for Sunday, October 21, 2018 featuring a performance of the critically-acclaimed Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure.  Proceeds from this special annual event will support theatre operations including the McCallum Theatre Education, the Theatre's award-winning arts education program that provides arts training to 40,000 students and educators annually, serving 70% of Coachella Valley classrooms.  The Co-Presenting Sponsors of Family Fun Day are The City of Palm Desert and The H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation. (more...)

BWW Review: TARTUFFE, Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
by Gary Naylor - Sep 19, 2018

Moliere's farce updated for the 21st century and set within a family from Birmingham, with Pakistani heritage and plenty of issues. (more...)

Be The Match And Illusionist Jim Munroe Launch #MAKECANCERDISAPPEAR Public Challenge Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Be The Match® and famed magician and leukemia survivor Jim Munroe are encouraging others to help Make Cancer Disappear by taking part in their expansive, social media-driven fundraising and awareness challenge. Launching today in honor of National Blood Cancer Awareness Month, the #MakeCancerDisappear public challenge seeks to raise funds to support research to eliminate blood cancer and blood disorders, help families dealing with the financial impact of a blood stem cell transplant, and sign up donors for the Be The Match Registry®—the same registry that provided Munroe his blood stem cell match and helped save his life. (more...)

HARRIET Starring Cynthia Erivo to Begin Production; Leslie Odom Jr. Joins Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Cynthia Erivo will take on the role of iconic abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the upcoming biopic confirmed to be starting production in October. Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, and Clarke Peters join the cast. (more...)

ESPN Films Announces Upcoming 30 FOR 30 Documentaries
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

The award-winning ESPN Films group continues to produce some of the best sports storytelling content in the industry, announcing today several new projects that will debut over the next few months. 30 for 30 documentaries on Junior Seau, the Mike Tyson/Buster Douglas fight and Deion Sanders headline the new slate, with 'The Last Days of Knight' making its television debut after premiering on ESPN+ in April. Additionally, a new 30 for 30 Short, 'Sonic Break,' will air in September, and 30 for 30 Podcasts will return for its fourth season in October. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's GYPSY Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  Porchlight Music Theatre's Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as "Rose," is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynaecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City is a European premiere from acclaimed American playwright Halley Feiffer, starring actor, comedian and presenter Cariad Lloyd (Peep Show, Channel 4; Have I Got News For You, BBC; West End's Austentatious, Lady Carad's Characters (nominated for the Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2011), Griefcast (Creator/Host - Winner of Best Podcast of the year 2018, Best Entertainment and Best Interview)). (more...)

2018 BroadwayWorld Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

We are thrilled to announce the winners in our second annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards, celebrating the best of the 2018 Festival!  BroadwayWorld readers were invited to vote for their favourite comedy, theatre, musical, cabaret and children's shows, as well as the best venue in Edinburgh and the friendliest staff. (more...)

Sam Strong on QUEENSLAND THEATRE'S 2019 Season
by Virag Dombay - Sep 1, 2018

It's been nearly two weeks since Queensland Theatre released this 2019 season, and it's taken me nearly two weeks to comprehend exactly how colourful and formidable next year is going to be. A few days before the season launch, I had the pleasure of having doing a phone interview with Strong, who had just come from the closing celebrations for the company's successful run of Jasper Jones. (more...)

Arts And Culture Festival And August Street Fair Announced by Detroit Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

The Detroit Repertory Theatre, in partnership with neighbors Dream of Detroit, the HUDA Clinic, Muslim Center, and HUG Community Garden, is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Arts & Culture Festival and Street Fair at its home in the geographical center of Detroit on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 10 am to 8 pm. This free, all day, outdoor event is made possible by a grant from ART Ops, and Community HeART of Highland Park and is a celebration of the arts, neighborhood revitalization, healthy living, community, and the power of diversity acting in unity in Detroit. (more...)

Chicago Fringe And Kids Fringe Are Back! Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

The Chicago Fringe Festival and Kids Fringe return to Chicago at various locations in Jefferson Park, August 30 - September 3. Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Festival and a complete list of performers, special events and locations is available at (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018 - BWW Review, CARD NINJA, Gilded Balloon Teviot
by Amy Hanson - Aug 8, 2018

All the way from New Zealand, Javier Jarquin has always wanted to be a ninja.  With martial arts lessons proving disappointing and traditional weapons like nunchaku hard to master, Javier instead dedicated his time and effort to adapting playing cards into deadly shuriken.  In this show, he attempts to pass through a series of trials that proves he has what it takes to be a true ninja. (more...)

Edinburgh 2018: BWW Review: JAY LAFFERTY: WHEESHT!, Gilded Balloon
by Fiona Scott - Aug 7, 2018

"Wheesht" is a Scottish expansion of "Shh", often used within the phrase "Haud yer wheesht' when telling someone to shut up north of the border. Seasoned Scottish comedian Jay Lafferty returns to the Fringe after being rated one of the top reviewed comedians at the 2017 Fringe Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: THE REALISTIC JONESES Questions Imperfect Realities, Mortality, and More
by Tanya Seale - Aug 6, 2018

In Will Eno's Drama Desk Award-winning The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob (Alan Knoll) and Jennifer Jones (Laurie McConnell), whose young new neighbors John (Isaiah Di Lorenzo) and Pony Jones (Kelly Hummert) infiltrate their lives with normalized erraticism that is darkly funny, dry at times, and surreal. Upon John and Pony's awkward entrance in fact, we realize there is something not quite right in this world, but we are captivated by the offbeat, disjointed dialogue and the comment John makes to Bob, 'We're not so different, you and me.' (more...)

Coney Island Circus Sideshow About To Sell 1 Millionth Ticket
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

World Famous Landmark Attraction, SIDESHOWS BY THE SEASHORE, which first opened in Coney Island in 1985, is about to reach a milestone as one of the longest running shows in NYC Theatrical History mid-August, when it is on track to sell the one millionth ticket to the hit show, which first opened 34 years ago. Few shows such as The Fantasticks or Phantom of The Opera have equaled this feat. In the particular field of Circus Sideshows, The Coney Island Circus Sideshow is now the longest running such show ever. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: SOUTH BEND, Gilded Balloon
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 6, 2018

Multi award-winning Grid Iron, in association with Platform, bring you a hilarious road movie for the stage. In 2006 Martin McCormick flies across the Atlantic to be reunited with a woman he has fallen passionately in love with, a Californian girl. But she's changed. Completely. Almost as soon as he's arrived, he's on the road again, penniless and desperate to get home to Scotland in one piece. A tale of hope, of love, of a small country and a vast one, of a good samaritan and a relationship gone bad. With live foley and a brilliant soundtrack. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: FCUK'D, Gilded Balloon
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 5, 2018

A teenager on the road to ruin and his little brother are about to be taken into care by the authorities. This tense, fast-paced one-man show, written in verse, tells the story of two brothers who flee their council estate flat in a bid for a better life. (more...)

NEWCITY Hosts Free International Day of Literacy Event
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018


INFINITE FLOYD Comes to Upland Theatre, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Infinite Floyd - A Pink Floyd Experience returns to The Grove Theatre in Upland on Saturday, October 6th at 8 pm. Performing live in the show as "Pink Floyd" is Hammer's Inc., one of the best Pink Floyd tribute bands in the world. Hammer's Inc is based in the Inland Empire. (more...)

Events Announced for Houston's THE OKTOBER FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Enjoy family friendly entertainment packed with live music, dance, and culture during the Centennial Oktober Festival. Each day has a different program and will include something for everyone. (more...)

Voting Is Now Open For the 2018 BroadwayWorld Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Voting is officially open for our 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards, celebrating the best of this year's festival. BroadwayWorld readers have nominated an exciting variety of shows, acts and venues, and now you can vote for your favourites. CLICK HERE TO VOTE! (more...)

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Celebrates Record-Breaking Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

As the 71st anniversary edition of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe comes to a close with the announcement of record breaking ticket sales across the festival, are delighted to report a bumper year for the four major venues with 1,658,437 tickets sold, an increase of 9% on Fringe 2017.  (more...)

The Inn at Little Washington's Alumni Chefs to Prepare a Feast at INNSTOCK Food & Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2018

On September 2nd, The Inn at Little Washington will host INNSTOCK, a food & music festival and the second of three events in 2018 celebrating Patrick O'Connell's first 40 years as Chef and Proprietor of the Michelin-starred restaurant and iconic inn. Each of the 40 th anniversary events are a celebration of relationships and INNSTOCK is no exception. This culinary family reunion will feature over 20 of The Inn's alumni sous chefs who are returning to the mothership to prepare their finest offerings. (more...)

Carolyn Kettig To Join Cast Of Gracie Gardner's ATHENA at JACK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

he Hearth will present a special return engagement of their production of ATHENA, written by Gracie Gardner and directed by Emma Miller at JACK September 5-16. (more...)

The Filipa Braganca Award Announces Its 2018 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Gilded Balloon have announced the shortlist for the 2018 Filipa Braganca Award, named in honour of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning young actor and activist who died in 2016. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

With one of the most consequential midterm elections of our time looming, the SHOWTIME animated series OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT takes a look at the political field in a special one-hour episode that involves Cartoon President Trump, his closest advisors, leaders of the Democratic party, a Russian president and an unforgettable hot air Balloon ride. Premiering Sunday, November 4 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME, OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT: ELECTION SPECIAL 2018 focuses on Cartoon Trump's deepening concerns about what he fears is a coming Democratic blue wave and the threat of impeachment. (more...)

by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 20, 2018

What do I need to do to make you like me? Just tell me so we can all just relax. I promise by August the show will be great, so let's all just have a lovely time and forget that the Great Barrier Reef is completely gone. (more...)

Carole Dance Takes Over From Fiz Marcus In UK Tour Of MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

London Classic Theatre today announces that Carole Dance will now play the role of Doris Partington in the UK tour of Charlotte Keatley's My Mother Said I Never Should. Dance steps into the role as Fiz Marcus has had to withdraw due to unforeseen health issues. The full company is completed by Felicity Houlbrooke (Rosie Metcalfe), Kathryn Ritchie (Jackie Metcalfe) and Connie Walker (Margaret Bradley). Artistic Director of LCT, Michael Cabot, directs the production, which tours to 14 venues, opening at Theatre Royal Windsor on 25 September with performances at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds and Gala Theatre, Durham from 11 September. (more...)

Cheez-It' Joins With Cactus Bowl As Title Partner For Newly-Named Cheez-It' Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

PRNewswire/ A new era of college football excitement begins today as Kellogg's Cheez-It brand is announced as the title sponsor of the newly-named Cheez-It Bowl in a multi-year partnership. Formerly known as the Cactus Bowl, the postseason contest features a match-up between members of the Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix. The agreement between the Fiesta Bowl organization and Cheez-It came together through Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Laura Benanti Return to THE LATE SHOW as Melania Trump to Discuss Omarosa's New Book
by Stage Tube - Aug 17, 2018

The Late Show's own Melania (aka Laura Benanti) responds to Omarosa's revelations that the Trump's are stuck in a miserable marriage. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018 - BWW Review, RIK CARRANZA: STILL A FAN, Gilded Balloon Rose Theatre
by Amy Hanson - Aug 15, 2018

Rik Carranza is a devoted Trekkie, but it wasn't always a badge he wore with pride. In Still A Fan, a work that's more storytelling with jokes than a conventional stand-up show, Carranza takes us through his life so far, from growing up mixed-raced in Scotland, through bullying, depression, a suicide attempt and attempts to be 'normal', before finding happiness in being able to be his nerdy self. (more...)

Amazon Studios Shares First Look of Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones in THE AERONAUTS
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Amazon Studios has shared a first look image of Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones in THE AERONAUTS on their Twitter. (See the tweet below!) The film began shooting in the U.K. this week, according to Variety.  (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- John Pendal
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 14, 2018

BWW catches up with John Pendal to chat about bringing We Are Family to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: CHRIS FORBES: PROPHECY, Gilded Balloon Teviot
by Fraser MacDonald - Aug 13, 2018

It's safe to say you will never listen to Wonderwall the same again but for a light-hearted exploration of religion, and a little bit of theology along the way, Prophecy is a safe bet for those seeking something more than just comedy this Fringe season. (more...)

Masters Of Illusion Announces Lineup For Week Eight Of Season Five On The CW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2018

MASTERS OF ILLUSION, produced by Associated Television International and hosted by Dean Cain, now celebrating its fifth anniversary on The CW returns for Week Eight with two 30-minute episodes airing back to back on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. Central. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Review: THIRTEEN, Gilded Balloon
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 12, 2018

A fast- paced, hilarious coming of age musical by Tony award winning composer Jason Robert Brown with book by Dan Elish and Robert Horne. Evan Goldman's parents have split up and he is forced to leave the buzz of New York for the 'lamest place in the world' in rural Indiana. Will he find his place in the popularity pecking order? With an unforgettable rock score and a young, talented cast this is sure to be a fringe hit. (more...)

Edinburgh 2018: BWW Review: CHEMO BARBIE, Gilded Balloon Teviot
by Fiona Scott - Aug 11, 2018

It is not uncommon for cancer stories to be told by former patients in order to educate others to empathise with those going through treatment. Heather Keller brings her personal story to the Edinburgh Fringe in a solo theatre piece, Chemo Barbie. (more...)

Edinburgh 2018: BWW Review: NOTFLIX, Gilded Balloon Teviot
by Fiona Scott - Aug 11, 2018

There's a growing trend of films and TV shows being adapted for the stage. Just look at the list of this year's Tony Awards Best Musical nominees (Mean Girls, Frozen, Spongebob Squarepants and The Band's Visit) or your local UK regional theatre summer/autumn programme (Summer Holiday, Flashdance etc.). (more...)

Introducing the Finalists! John's Incredible Pizza Company Brings Kids Cook-Off Championship to Las Vegas, Thursday, Aug. 16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

On Thursday, Aug. 16, the highly anticipated championship round of John's Incredible Kids Cook-Off will make its way to Las Vegas, taking place at John's Incredible Pizza Company at the Boulevard Mall, located at 3700 S Maryland Parkway. After sweeping the competition during the semi-finals at various locations throughout California, Omar of Fountain Valley, Autumn from Apple Valley and Saniha of Fremont, Calif. will test their skills once more for the chance to be named John's Incredible Kids Cook-Off Champion. They will have the opportunity to be CHOPPED Champion Chef Joe Youkhan's child sous chef, create John's next incredible dish plus take home a $5,000 cash prize! (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces Casting for STEEL and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Chris Bush's Steel, and his major new revival of William Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

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