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In London’s Jewish East End during the Bltizkrieg, The Jewish Blitzstein family’s mother owns a pickled herring stall that adjoins the cockney Locke family’s father’s fruit stall. The two are at odds. But the Bltizstein’s son falls in love with the Locke’s daughter (who is blinded during an air raid). Harry Blitzstein deserts the army. And Mrs. Blitzstein is nearly killed in an air raid.

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by Stephen Mosher - Oct 8, 2021
Broadway and cabaret star Lee Roy Reams & cabaret artist and educator Corinna Sowers Adler take part in an annual contest celebrating women.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2021
StudioPOW and Trevor Beattie Films are thrilled to announce that breakout star of HBO's mega success The White Lotus Lukas Gage will be joining the cast of MIDAS MAN, playing Epstein's love interest Tex Ellington - a composite of various real people encountered by Epstein throughout his life.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2021
In 'The Dark Outside' by Bernard Kops, a birthday celebration for a one-armed East London tailor, who is in a life crisis, brings home his three grown children.  All are facing traumatic changes.  It falls to his wife--the family matriarch and unfailing strength--to hold the clan together. 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2021
On October 8th, 2021, the Finnish pop singer-songwriter releases 'With Eyes Closed' from his critically acclaimed album, 'This Is My Happy Face.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2021
What Shirley Manson and Brody Dalle invoked, what Courtney Love concocted, and even the gauntlet Hayley Williams threw down, Bad Skin surmises on their sophomore EP release, Live Fast Die Punk - available now.
by Marc Savitt - Oct 4, 2021
In the hands of Hill and May audiences sit back, relax, and fall spellbound as she shares stories of her very average ordinary daily existence. May’s command of the stage for two hours is impressive. Her Shirley is comfortable, relaxed, and easy to get familiar with. She evolves into a wise and trusted old friend.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021
Following the success of its sold out run in 2019, the Orange Tree Theatre today announces the return of Terence Rattigan's While The Sun Shines, directed by OT Artistic Director Paul Miller. Rebecca Collingwood, Conor Glean and Sophie Khan Levy join original cast members John Hudson, Philip Labey, Michael Lumsden and Jordan Mifsúd.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2021
In 'The Dark Outside' by Bernard Kops, a birthday celebration for a one-armed East London tailor, who is in a life crisis, brings home his three grown children.
by Michael Major - Nov 8, 2021
Ed Sheeran has debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with his just released album ‘=.’  The achievement marks his 4th consecutive album to top the chart. To celebrate the arrival of ‘=.’ Sheeran returned to the famed “Saturday Night Live” stage this past weekend as the show’s musical guest for the 3rd time. Watch the performance now!
by Review Roundups - Nov 18, 2021
Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production plays five weeks only through December 5, 2021.
by Michael Major - May 7, 2022
The musical, featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, blues and African rhythms, has a book by Marsha Norman with music by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. The film, directed by Blitz Bazawule, will star Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Colman Domingo, Halle Bailey, Ciara, and more.
by Michael Major - May 5, 2022
BET has announced Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson will return to host the “BET AWARDS” LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022
Following the incredible 23 shows announced as part of the Pleasance Futures season, the third and largest official on-sale brings a host of incredible acts to the Pleasance this summer.  With returning Edinburgh Comedy award-winners, international companies, exciting new companies and debut comics, music, cabaret, live podcasts and children's work. 
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 18, 2022
Doctor Who: Time Fracture, a ground-breaking Immersive Theatrical Adventure, plunges you into the incredible Universe of Doctor Who. Book now for exclusive prices!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022
The Bath Festival today announces its 2022 line-up which is full of innovation and 'you saw it here first' moments. This world-renowned festival celebrating books and music in a beautiful city will run from Friday 13 May to Saturday 21 May 2022.
by Michael Major - Mar 23, 2022
Ciara will appear in the film as the adult version of Nettie, sharing the role with Halle Bailey, who will portray the younger version of the character. Ciara is most known for her successful pop and R&B singing career, including hit songs like 'Level Up,' 1, 2, Step' and 'Get Up.'
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022
Joining the cast are Louis Gossett, Jr. as 'Ol' Mister', David Alan Grier as 'Reverend Avery', Tamela J. Mann as 'First Lady', Phylicia Pearl Mpasi as 'Young Celie', Deon Cole as 'Alfonso', and Stephen Hill as 'Buster'.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022
This season, the Belgrade Theatre presents an eclectic range of live music events from March through to July. Highlights include Bond in Concert, The Ultimate Boy Band Party Show, and the return of favourites like Midday Variety and Walk Right Back.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022
Yesterday, the Producers Guild of America held their 33rd annual awards ceremony, honoring the most acclaimed film and television directors from 2021. The event took place at the Fairmount Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2022
Kandinsky, a UK-based theatre company with a growing international reputation for their deeply intelligent and beautifully realised work, will premiere new state-of-the-nation play The Winston Machine at New Diorama Theatre from 25 January – 19 February 2022.
by Aaron Wallace - Jan 27, 2022
It's not every day that Audra McDonald stands twenty feet in front of you and says, 'Tonight, we are all a part of history.' Then again, it's not every day that music history gets made in Orlando - real-deal, textbook-worthy history - so when it does happen, I reckon Audra McDonald is as eager to be a part of it as anyone else...
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2022
THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE takes readers back to a time of true leadership, when—in the face of unrelenting horror—Churchill's eloquence, courage, and perseverance bound a country, and a family, together. This event will welcome back community members and book lovers in-person for the first live Writers on a New England Stage event since January 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022
Joining the previously announced Sir David Suchet (Poirot, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, All My Sons), Louise Dearman (Wicked, Evita) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera) is John Owen-Jones, the youngest actor to play the role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables and a record holder for the number of performances as Phantom in Phantom of the Opera. He will take on the role of Lorenzo.
by Michael Major - Feb 8, 2022
Eclectic Canadian artist Yves Jarvis has shared a colorful and psychedelic video for the new track “Prism Through Which I Perceive”. Created by fellow musician and animator Chad VanGaalen. Watch the new music video now! Plus, check out his upcoming tour dates!
by Michael Major - Feb 3, 2022
The special will reveal the lead actresses who are cast as Celia and Sofia in Warner Bros.’ film adaptation of the beloved musical “The Color Purple” and feature an exclusive clip of “The Color Purple” producer Oprah Winfrey delivering the casting news to one of the actresses.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 3, 2022
Fantasia Barrino and ​​​​​​​Danielle Brooks have joined the upcoming film adaptation of The Color Purple musical as Celie and Sofia, respectively.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 3, 2022
During ABC's 'Soul of a Nation' special 'Screen Queens Rising,' when the casting was announced, anchor Linsey Davis surprised Brooks with a video from the moment Oprah Winfrey surprised her with the news. Winfrey had previously portrayed Sofia in the 1985 film, earning her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 3, 2022
Tony-nominee Colman Domingo and Grown-ish star Halle Bailey have joined the all-star cast of the upcoming musical film adaptation of The Color Purple.
by - Feb 2, 2022
Today's top stories: MJ officially opened last night! Check out all new photos and read the reviews! Plus, Hangmen is coming to Broadway this Spring, Taraji P. Henson joins The Color Purple film as Shug Avery, and more!
by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022
Oscar and Emmy-nominee Taraji P. Henson has joined the upcoming film adaption of The Color Purple musical as Shug Avery. Henson will join the previously announced Corey Hawkins as Harpo and H.E.R. as Squeak. Blitz Bazawule will direct the movie with a script by Marcus Gardley.
by BWW Staff - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Marc Savitt - Dec 6, 2021
There is much to enjoy in this stage adaptation of the 1954 American Musical film. This production features David Adkins as General Henry Waverly; Allison Briner Dardenne as Martha Watson; Alanna Saunders as Judy Haynes; Claire Saunders as Betty Haynes; Michael Starr as Phil Davis and Michael Wartella as Bob Wallace.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021
The Finnish singer-songwriter and company follow up two #1 international iTunes smashes with an ode to the new year. Although this track might sound like a song that's sung to a toxic lover, it's actually a song sung to the year 2022...a new year...gives us hope'- Tom Tikka
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announces a week-long extension of Terence Rattigan's While The Sun Shines, directed by OT Artistic Director Paul Miller. Due to popular demand the production now runs until 15 January 2022, with livestreamed performances via OT on screen on 6 and 7 January. While The Sun Shines continues with socially distanced seating and safety measures.
by Alric Davis - Dec 15, 2021
BWW Feature: SHE LOVES ME Combines Old World Elegance with New Perspectives at HITS Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2021
Mimma, a new musical of war and friendship, will be performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra for one special semi-staged gala concert performance only, at Cadogan Hall, on 28 February 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2021
Kandinsky, a UK-based theatre company with a growing international reputation for their deeply intelligent and beautifully realised work, will premiere new state-of-the-nation play The Winston Machine at New Diorama Theatre from 18 January – 19 February 2022.
by Tom Hayden Millward - Aug 28, 2021
'Where did all the happy endings go? Where can all the good times be?' When West End stalwart Dianne Pilkington enchanted the audience yesterday evening at the press night of Bedknobs and Broomsticks with The Sherman Brothers' 'The Age of Not Believing', perhaps the 1971 Disney film's most iconic number, I couldn't help but think about we have all endured over the past year and a half.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2021
Academy Award-winning singer, songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, H.E.R., is currently in final talks to make her feature film debut in the upcoming movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple.
by Michael Major - Aug 27, 2021
The series takes a film-noir approach to space threats, such as black holes, rogue asteroids, dark energy, and supernovas. The show will mix scripted, animated drama with top experts in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics, biology, cosmology and planetary science.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 26, 2021
Blitz Bazawule will direct the movie, according to Deadline, with a script by Marcus Gardley. 
by Michael Major - Apr 8, 2022
Elizabeth Marvel will play the role of Miss Millie, the unpleasant wife of the mayor, who hires Sofia to be her maid. The film is currently in production in Georgia. Marvel joins a star-studded cast including Taraji P. Henson, Fantasia Barrino, Danielle Brooks, Halle Bailey, Ciara, Corey Hawkins, Colman Domingo, H.E.R., and Aunjanue Ellis.
by Michael Major - Apr 8, 2022
BOYS NOIZE, the German-Iraqi GRAMMY winner Alex Ridha, announces the North American leg of his +/- (POLARITY) TOUR 2022. Starting in San Francisco on June 10th, the tour goes through Vancouver, Los Angeles, Toronto, New York, Denver, and Philadelphia, and ends in Chicago. Check out the full list of tour dates now!
by Marianka Swain - Apr 4, 2022
Doctor Who: Time Fracture, a ground-breaking Immersive Theatrical Adventure, plunges you into the incredible Universe of Doctor Who.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2022
St. Mary Catholic High School will produce the World Premiere of Bethany Paulsen's relevant new drama—Castlewood. 
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 24, 2022
Aldo Lamberti and family unveil a complete overhaul and redesign of Positano Coast, located at 212 Walnut Street, in the heart of Old City, Philadelphia.
by Michael Major - Apr 22, 2022
Today, two thrilling BOYS NOIZE and ABRA “Affection” remixes by the Bosnian-German deep house artist SOLOMUN have been released HERE via Boysnoize Records. Originally, “Affection” came out last year as part of German-Iraqi artist BOYS NOIZE (Alex Ridha)'s fifth studio album +/- (POLARITY).
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2022
The Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival is back in person offering eight days of FREE educational events for the whole family. The festival will run April 30 through May 7 culminating with the Giant Science and Technology expo at the World Market Center.