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Mikros Systems Announces New Delivery Order for Worldwide Navy Training Efforts
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

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First Trailer Released for THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US
by Movies News Desk - May 31, 2017

20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for THE MOUNTAIN Between Us, directed by Academy Award nominee Hany Abu-Assad and stars Academy Award winner Kate Winslet and Golden Globe winner Idris Elba. (more...)

DHI Group, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Results and Intention to Divest Certain Businesses
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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The Midtown International Theatre Festival Announces Summer 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Midtown International Theatre Festival returns for another summer of quality stage works. (more...)

Genius Brands International, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Business Update
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Greg Hicks in RICHARD III, Opening Tonight at the Arcola
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Following his celebrated performances as Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Coriolanus and King Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Company, RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks takes on the role of the tyrant king Richard in Shakespeare's RICHARD III, opening tonight 15 May at the Arcola Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Ovalhouse Presents MY WORLD HAS EXPLODED A LITTLE BIT this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

My World Has Exploded A Little Bit is an acclaimed new play telling a deeply personal story of love and loss by Ovalhouse's Associate Artist Bella Heesom and Olivier Award-winning director Donnacadh O'Briain. (more...)

2017 Best New Play THE SEAT NEXT TO THE KING Gets Premiere at the Toronto Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

In September of 1964, a chance meeting in a public washroom between two men - one white and one black - reveals the bond they share and the ties connecting them to America's most powerful leaders in Minmar Gaslight Productions' presentation of THE SEAT NEXT TO THE KING, written by Steven Elliott Jackson and playing at Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, July 6th to 16th. (more...)

Brooklyn College Presents the 12th Annual Weasel Festival Hosted by the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Department of Theater at Brooklyn College is one of New York City's outstanding institutions in the training of theater artists. With the assistance of a generous grant from the Tow Foundation, the Department of Theater in conjunction with the MFA Playwriting Program, headed by co-coordinators Mac Wellman and Erin Courtney, will present the annual Weasel Festival, hosted by The Public Theater. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Expiration Date of Jonas Muller
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 27, 2017

BWW speaks to the creator of The Expiration Date of Jonas Muller (aged 70) ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

R&B Singer/Songwriter Tyus Releases Remix to Single 'Between Us'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

R&B singer/songwriter TYuS officially releases the remix to his single 'Between Us' featuring rapper 21 Savage at all major digital retailers and streaming platforms today. (more...)

WONDER WOMAN, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Among First Wave of TEEN CHOICE 2017 Nominees
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

TEEN CHOICE 2017TM, the summer's hottest LIVE show is back with a brand-new wave of nominees. Leading the television category with seven nods is “Pretty Little Liars,” followed by “The Flash,” with four. (more...)

BraveNewWorlds and Ovalhouse Present TRINITY at Peckham's Asylum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Ovalhouse, together with BraveNewWorlds present TRINITY - a visually stunning, design-led performance staged in a derelict gothic chapel in Peckham's Asylum. (more...)

THE SEAT NEXT TO THE KING to Premiere at the Toronto Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

In September of 1964, a chance meeting in a public washroom between two men - one white and one black - reveals the bond they share and the ties connecting them to America's most powerful leaders in Minmar Gaslight Productions' presentation of THE SEAT NEXT TO THE KING, written by Steven Elliott Jackson and playing at Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, July 6th to 16th. (more...)

Town Hall Theatre Announces Season 2017-2018: Generations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Town Hall Theatre Company (THT) is excited to announce four dynamic plays in the lineup for its 2017-2018 Season: Generations. Town Hall's Season opens with the musical The Song of the Nightingale by local playwright/composer Min Kahng; continues with the local premiere of A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, followed by Alan Ayckbourn's dark comedy Woman in Mind; and closes with Kate Hamill's sparkling new adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility. Subscription package sales are now available. (more...)

Silk Road Rising Announces 2017-2018 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Silk Road Rising has announced its 15th Anniversary Season, which includes two world premieres, one U.S. premiere, and three staged reading series. Announcing the season, Founding Artistic Director Jamil Khoury said, "When a new theatre company launches its first season, all hopes are pinned on reaching a second. Then a fifth. Then a tenth season. Each one a milestone in its own right. But the tenth season is seen as a tipping point-from there, the company either begins to power down or commits to longevity. Five years later, the coveted fifteenth season shines as a testament to their achievements-to the relevance of the company's mission, the quality of its artistic work, the veracity of its artists and staff, and the sheer vitality of its role within the theatrical ecosystem." (more...)

Finborough Theatre Announces New Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Finborough Theatre's Summer Season features two premieres of vibrant new writing and two unique rediscoveries. The two new plays - Continuity by new Northern Irish playwright Gerry Moynihan and the European premiere of Dolphins and Sharks from new African-American playwright James Anthony Tyler - were both originally seen as staged readings as part of Vibrant 2016 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre presents ROCKAPELLA This Christmas!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Capitol Theatre presents Rockapella Christmas on Thursday, December 21 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 17 at 10 am. (more...)

BWW Blog: Casting Results of HOW TO SUCCEED at SDOHS
by Emma Suttell - Jun 11, 2017

The How to Succeed cast has been announced for this year's summer intensive at Sandra Day O'Connor High School and the students have several things to say. Everyone in the cast has successfully made it through an intense week of auditions, callbacks, and vocal rehearsals, and several of them are already proud of the immense progress everyone in the cast has made. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Prom Kween
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 5, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of Prom Kween ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Joseph Tawadros New Album 'Live at Abbey Road' to Be Released 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

London based Oud virtuoso and triple ARIA Award winner, Joseph Tawadros AM, and his percussionist brother James recorded an extraordinary live, improvised album at Abbey Road studios, London in March, to be released on July 12th, 2017. (more...)

Arturo O'Farrill & Chucho Valdes Announce New Album 'Familia: Tribute to Bebo & Chico'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Familia: Tribute to Bebo & Chico brings together two of the influential families in Afro-Cuban music in a celebration of their late patriarchs: pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader Bebo Valdés and composer, arranger and bandleader 'Chico' O´Farrill. (more...)

BroadwayWorld's Debut of the Month Flashback - Where Are They Now?
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 30, 2017

Today, BWW looks back on some of those fresh-faced, up-and-comers and finds out, 'Where are they now?' (Not surprisingly, they've done quite well for themselves!) (more...)

New Play About Violence and Love Takes the Stage in AN INJURY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

Morvern wants to get up and walk away from this desk. Danny wants to write something revolutionary. Joe wants to protect what good we still have left. And then there's Isma. We don't know much about Isma. We know she's twelve. We know she speaks only Arabic. We know she's here. And we know she's watching. Here, in this room, four speakers pick through the fragments of four shattered lives. (more...)

TIFF 2017 Unveils First Slate of Films for Galas & Special Presentations
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Piers Handling and Cameron Bailey unveiled the first wave of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programmes at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: LUCKY IN LOVE by Kasie West
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jul 25, 2017

Have you ever wanted to win the lottery...while falling in love and trying to get into your dream college? Maddie finds herself a winner in Kasie West's new release LUCKY IN LOVE! See how she deals with her sudden change in fortune! (more...)

Guest Blog: Charlotte Cunningham Talks MUSICAL PORTRAITS
by Guest Blog: Charlotte Cunningham - Jul 21, 2017

I had to dig deep into the archives on our website to find out exactly when the route to Musical Portraits began. Turtle Key Arts have always enjoyed working in partnership with other arts organisations, and our work with young people with Autism Spectrum Conditions began back in 2001 when we ran our first Turtle Opera - a free 10-week music, design and performance project in collaboration with the Royal Opera House. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AN INJURY at Ovalhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Ovalhouse and Permanent Red present AN INJURY, a new play about violence and love from the award-winning team behind Heads Up, written by Kieran Hurley and directed by alex swift at Ovalhouse, running 18-22 July, with press night on 19th July 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show on below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Bohemia Group CEO Susan Ferris Discusses Talent Management, Entertainment Industry And More!
by Andrew Burrill - Jul 18, 2017

An exclusive interview with Susan Ferris, the CEO of the Bohemia Group, an International Management Group, representing talent across the entertainment landscape, including a number of musicians and acting talent. (more...)

London Art-Rock Six-Piece 'Red Kite' Reveal New Single, Video & Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

London's red kite have shared a brand new single and music video, 'take care of your own', out now via Blood Records. Taken from their forthcoming new album, due later this year, 'take care of your own' sees the six-piece pushing their idiosyncratic art-rock to expansive sonic territories anew, with four guitars and two drummers at the core. (more...)

BENTA Debuts New Single 'Road With Seven Lanes'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Multi-instrumentalist and producer BENTA debuted his new vibey single 'Road With Seven Lanes' yesterday on The Line of Best Fit. Written in a U-Haul truck, the track is filled with 80's-influenced synths and a steady beat. Check out the single now on Spotify. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: The Weight of Words
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Is it possible to change lives with words? Michelle Kuo, author of Reading with Patrick (reviewed below), believed so when, at the age of 22, she set out to teach in the Mississippi Delta. (more...)

Nominees for Australian Dance Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The nominees for one of the country's most prestigious performing arts awards, the Australian Dance Awards (ADA), were today announced. Celebrating twenty years in 2017, the Awards are the pre-eminent event on the dance industry calendar. They recognise and honour dance artists, educators and administrators in 12 categories of achievement. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Kieran Hurley's AN INJURY at Ovalhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Ovalhouse and Permanent Red present AN INJURY, a new play about violence and love from the award-winning team behind Heads Up, written by Kieran Hurley and directed by alex swift at Ovalhouse, running 18-22 July, with press night on 19th July 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Dance Artist Shamel Pitts Announces His Newest Production BLACK VELVET: ARCHITECTURES AND ARCHETYPES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Black Velvet - Architectures and Archetypes is the original and all-new multidisciplinary dance production created by and featuring international dance artist Shamel Pitts, in collaboration with dance artist Mirelle Martins and lighting artist Lucca del Carlo.  (more...)

BWW Interview: A Conversation with the Creators of AND THEN WHAT? THE CHILDREN OF VELVEL AND SHEINA-GITEL AVERBUKH
by Veronica Bruscini - Jul 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld Rhode Island recently interviewed the creative team behind AND THEN WHAT? THE CHILDREN OF VELVEL AND SHEINA-GITEL AVERBUKH, a new play by First Hand Theatrical based on Bena Shklyanoy's historical family memoir. Ms. Shklyanoy, Kevin Olson (Artistic Director, First Hand Theatrical), and Katya Ginzburg-Bram (Actor, First Hand Theatrical) shared their insights into the "page-to-stage" process of this fascinating work. (more...)

BWW Interview: Creators Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary Talk The ADRIAN MOLE Musical
by Marianka Swain - Jul 10, 2017

Playwright Jake Brunger and composer Pippa Cleary have been creating musicals together since they met at Bristol University in 2008. Their work includes Jet Set Go!, The Great British Soap Opera and an adaptation of Sue Townsend's beloved The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾. The latter begins a London run at the Menier Chocolate Factory this week. (more...)

Second Menu of Dance Companies Announced for Rural Dance Touring Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Second menu of dance treats from the Rural Dance Touring Initiative arrives at local venues this Autumn including the first show especially commissioned for village halls. (more...)

Dave Annable and Gil Birmingham Join the Cast of Scripted Drama Series YELLOWSTONE
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Actors Dave Annable and Gil Birmingham have joined the cast of Paramount Network's first original scripted drama series, YELLOWSTONE starring renown actor and Oscar(R)-winner Kevin Costner and written and directed by Oscar(R)-nominated and critically acclaimed screenwriter Taylor Sheridan ('Hell or High Water,' 'Sicario,' 'Wind River'). (more...)

Xunlei Announces Unaudited Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

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Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason Returns To Arizona Theatre Company To Direct CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Sept. 9-30 at the Temple of Music & Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

Converge Announce New Album 'The Dusk in Us'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Today, Converge announce the upcoming release of The Dusk In Us, the first album in five years from the Boston-based heavy-music innovators. Due out on November 3, The Dusk in Us will be released via Epitaph and Deathwish. (more...)

Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie Come to Ruth Eckerd Hall 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

On the heels of a sold-out critically acclaimed summer tour, longtime Fleetwood Mac members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie announced today the second leg of their North American tour which includes a stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Thursday, November 9 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets go on sale Friday, August 18 at 10 am.  The second leg of their North American tour kicks off in San Jose, California.  For a full itinerary of newly added tour dates please visit www.buckinghammcvie.com.  The duo also announced a new single going to radio this week Lay Down For Free.    (more...)

Samuel French to Publish Six Winning Titles from 2017 OOB Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Samuel French has announced the winners of the 2017 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the nation's premier short play competition. (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...)

Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie to Play the Fox This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

On the heels of a sold-out critically acclaimed summer tour, longtime Fleetwood Mac members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie announced today the second leg of their North American tour. The pair will hit an additional 22 stops on this leg of the tour that will include a stop at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, October 28. (more...)

Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie Come to Ruth Eckerd Hall 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

On the heels of a sold-out critically acclaimed summer tour, longtime Fleetwood Mac members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie announced today the second leg of their North American tour which includes a stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Thursday, November 9 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets go on sale Friday, August 18 at 10 am.  The second leg of their North American tour kicks off in San Jose, California.  For a full itinerary of newly added tour dates please visit www.buckinghammcvie.com.  The duo also announced a new single going to radio this week Lay Down For Free.    (more...)

BROOKLYN PHOTOGRAPHS, BRIC TV, The Knights and More Set for BRIC's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

BRIC, the largest presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, has announced the fall 2017 season at BRIC House, the organization's 40,000 SF home in Downtown Brooklyn. (more...)

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie Come to Dr. Phillips Center in November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Live Nation announce that Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie will count Orlando among the 22 cities they visit on the second leg of their North American tour, which comes on the heels of a sold-out, critically-acclaimed summer tour this year. (more...)

BWW Review: BIG FISH is Larger Than Life at The Keegan Theatre
by Evann Normandin - Aug 10, 2017

BIG FISH fills every inch of the intimate Keegan Theatre and leaves more than a little magic in its wake. Based on the 1998 David Wallace novel and the 2003 Tim Burton film, BIG FISH revolves around traveling salesman Edward Bloom and the big stories he tells to his realist son Will. When Will finds out he's going to be father and must, at the same time, confront his father's mortality, he sets out to separate fact from fiction and find the man inside the behemoth. (more...)

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