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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce Reissue of Seminal Breakthrough Album 'Fever To Tell'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

YEAH YEAH YEAHS have announced details of a vinyl reissue of their seminal, ground-breaking debut, Fever To Tell, on October 20th through Interscope Records / UMe. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for IN EVENT OF MOONE DISASTER at Theatre503
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The winner of Theatre503's international playwriting award, and the first show directed by Lisa Spirling since taking over as Artistic Director themes of space, time, feminism and sex collide in this astonishing debut play by Andrew Thompson. Check out photos from rehearsals below! (more...)

Dee Hoty, Christine Pedi, Barbara Walsh and More to Bring WOMAN OF THE YEAR to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

John Kander and Fred Ebb's 1981 Tony nominated musical Woman of the Year will come back to New York City for a one-night-only concert at Feinstein's/54 Below on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017, at 7:00pm and 9:30pm, with a portion of the proceeds going to The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative. (more...)

BWW Previews: KING'S 'CARRIE' MUSICAL: BUCKETS OF FUN! at Some Theatre Company
by Elaine Bard - Sep 26, 2017

CARRIE the Musical - The Immersive Experience promises thrills, chills, and spills by the bucketful. (more...)

ALL EYES ON ROSE MARIE: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks to the Legend About 90 Years in Show Business and Her Upcoming Documentary WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Sep 26, 2017

The film is called, 'WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH' and is directed by Jason Wise and produced by Christina Wise, Jason Wise, and co-produced by Jackson Myers. To get right to the point, the documentary is utterly fantastic. But the 33 minutes and 42 seconds I spent on phone with Rose Marie will be forever unforgettable. (more...)

THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW Moves to The Hudson MainStage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Mark Blanchard, Samadahi Entertainment and The Actorhood have announced the successful John Patrick Shanley production of 'The Dreamer Examines His Pillow,' starring the exceptional cast of Scottie Thompson, Ade M'Cormack, and Sal Landi, and will re-open at the beautiful Hudson Mainstage Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Suzan-Lori Parks' IN THE BLOOD Makes Greek Tragedy Out Of The Scarlet Letter
by Michael Dale - Sep 26, 2017

While Suzan-Lori Parks' ferocious drama from 2000, FUCKING A, enjoys an excellent new production at Signature Theatre, across the lobby of their multi-stage center, her more sensitive 1999 exploration, IN THE Blood, also receives a solid remounting. (more...)

BWW Review: Phylicia Rashad Gives the Performance of Her Career in HEAD OF PASSES
by Don Grigware - Sep 26, 2017

Does everyone believe in God? Obviously, some do and some do not. For those that do, how deep does that faith go? Shelah (Phylicia Rashad) lives in her old decaying homestead in Head of Passes, where the Mississipi River meets the Gulf of Mexico. The time is now. She is dying but will not be treated by a doctor, even though Doctor Anderson (James Carpenter) is a family friend. She believes in the power of the Lord, and when the play begins, she has called a family gathering to bring her sons and daughter together to discuss sharing the property she is about to will them. Currently at MTF, Tarell Alvin McCraney has created a powerful play Head of Passes with the brilliant Rashad heading an outstanding cast of eight, directed meticulously by Tina Landau, through October 22. (more...)

Foo Fighters: Concrete and Gold #1 In The U.S., Ten More Countries & Counting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Foo Fighters' ninth studio album Concrete and Gold has entered the Billboard 200 at #1, with sales of nearly 130,000 copies in the first week since its September 15 release on Roswell Records/RCA Records. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin Today for MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The cast of Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures' production of Muriel's Wedding The Musical will begin rehearsals today, Monday 25 September, in Sydney. (more...)

Winners Announced at The Streamy's Premiere Awards at The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced last night the winners of twenty-four Streamy Awards at the Streamys Premiere Awards presented by PopChest at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. (more...)

A Double Bill of New Plays Announced at SkyPilot Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

SkyPilot Theatre Company, long an incubator of new plays in the Los Angeles area, Jason Weissand Theatre of Arts will present the Los Angeles premiere of a double bill of two new works byLos Angeles playwrights ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART by Sean Abley and COMBYOUR HAIR (OR YOU'LL LOOK LIKE A SLAVE) by LeeLee Jackson, each a nationalfinalist (of four total) for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 2017 JohnCauble Short Play Award. (more...)

Aaron Watson Readies for Ryman Headlining Date 'A Night of Texas'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Amidst a string of sold out shows nationwide, Aaron Watson is preparing for his October 4 headlining date at Music City's iconic Ryman Auditorium. Opening for this date will be fellow acts all from the great state of Texas (more...)

Julie Brown's HOMECOMING QUEEN'S GOT A GUN: The Musical Opens 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Julie Brown's Homecoming Queen's Got a Gun: The Musical returns to the stage with a special two weekend run in October 2017 at the Celebrity Cavern Club Celebrity Theater (1920 Hyperion Ave, Silverlake, CA 90027 ). The show dates are Oct 13, Oct 15, Oct 20 - 21. Tickets are on sale now at http://juliebrown.tix.com (more...)

Mister Cartoon Unveils New Collaboration With Tequila CAZADORES, Designing Limited-Edition Bottle And Exclusive Bandanas For D'a De Los Muertos
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Tequila CAZADORES, a 100% blue agave premium tequila, debuted today a new limited-edition blanco bottle, reimagined by legendary tattoo artist Mister Cartoon in honor of Da de los Muertos. The hand-rendered bottle design features Mister Cartoon's signature fine point style, nodding symbolically to the Da de los Muertos traditions Mister Cartoon values most. Available nationwide, the Mister Cartoon X Tequila CAZADORES Da de los Muertos bottle will hit shelves in mid-September, ahead of the November holiday. Mister Cartoon has also created a set of skull bandanas inspired by illustrations from the limited-edition bottle that will be available through MisterCartoon.com/shop with 100% of proceeds from sales going towards disaster relief in Mexico. (more...)

LOST TEMPO Begins Next Week at Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Performances of Boston Playwrights' Theatre's (BPT) Lost Tempo begin next week. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cole Smith is Seymour in MMT's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Christopher Castanho - Sep 25, 2017

As a professional, year-round, regional theatre, Mill Mountain Theatre has proudly served the southern Virginia region and the industry for more than 50 years. This year they present the hilarious 'LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS', October 4th-22nd. Part horror comedy musical, part sci-fi spoof; Little Shop has been making audiences all over the country scream with laughter since its debut in the early 80's. Producing Artistic Director, Ginger Poole choreographs while Assistant Artistic Director, Alicia Varcoe directs. This cult favorite musical is sure to please our Roanoke Valley audiences- its equal parts funny, frightening and touching, and full of catchy songs.' says Varcoe. 'I'm thrilled to work with such a stellar cast to bring this musical to Mill Mountain Theatre for the very first time. (more...)

Get 2-for-1 Tickets to 36 Off-Broadway Shows Starting Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, announced NYC Off-Broadway Week begins today, offering visitors and locals 2-for-1 tickets to 36 Off-Broadway productions with performances now through October 8. (more...)

Andrea Purcell's 'Over 35 and Pregnant' gets new marketing push
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

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BWW Review: The Tampa Bay Area Premiere of Marco Ramirez's THE ROYALE is a Knockout at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Sep 24, 2017

It's the best local production of 2017 so far! (more...)

Shadowbox Live Celebrates World Premiere with Community Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

With less than a week until opening night of Circle of Blood, Shadowbox Live is in high gear finalizing show components as well as community engagement components that support the collaborators and celebrate this world premiere production. (more...)

Schoolhouse Arts Center to Present DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

The Schoolhouse Arts Center is proud to announce its cast for the fall 2017 production of 'Dracula'. This show is directed by Danny Gay and assistant directed by Chris Roberts, both board members and avid thespians of the theatre. The play is licensed through Samuel French, Inc, and is based upon the classic story written by Bram Stoker. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24
by Audition Roundup - Sep 24, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 24, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES Welcomes Celebrity Guests Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Lucie Arnaz
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

The cast of the York Theatre Company production of the knee slappin' new musical Desperate Measures, with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), presented in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, welcomed celebrity guests Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Lucie Arnaz onstage following a recent performance. (more...)

BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Fulton Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - Sep 23, 2017

The Fulton Theatre should consider renaming their newest production, a musical about a man-eating plant, Big Shop of Horrors. (more...)

BroadwayWorld UK Awards 2017: Alistair Wilkinson's Nominations
by Alistair Wilkinson - Sep 23, 2017

BWW reviewer Alistair Wilkinson puts forward his nominations for the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! (more...)

Linda Eder, Sleeping Beauty, Elvis Show and More Set for THE CENTER's 2017-18 Season in Coral Springs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

THE CENTER, formerly known as the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, is launching a music-packed 2017-18 season next month with an exciting, diverse, audience-wowing array of concerts, shows and events. (more...)

2017 IT Awards Announce Four Honorary Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

On Monday, September 25, 2017, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 13 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, will present four honorary awards along side the 26 awards for outstanding achievement in theatre. (more...)

Rusty Schwimmer to Star in Return of HELLCAB at The Agency Theater Collective
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The Agency Theater Collective announces the Chicago holiday classic Hellcab, starring Rusty Schwimmer, written by Will Kern and directed by The Agency's Managing Director Sommer Austin playing at the Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., November 11 December 17. (more...)

Shawn Mendes Launches Crowdrise Campaign With $100,000 Donation And Partners With Red Cross To Raise Money For Mexico Earthquake Relief
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

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Gallery Henoch Announces Exhibition Updates & New Works by Samuel Hung and David Kassan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

See what's happening at Gallery Henoch! (more...)

Lorca's BLOOD WEDDING Begins at The Wilma Theater this October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Acclaimed Hungarian director-choreographer Csaba Horv th leads the Wilma's HotHouse Company of actors in a production of Blood Wedding, combining athletic ensemble theater with Lorca's fiery language. (more...)

Scoop: LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY 9/22 - 9/29 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY 9/22 - 9/29, airing on NBC (more...)

Williams Street Repertory presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Williams Street Repertory is excited to bring a gleefully gruesome Broadway smash musical to downtown Crystal Lake with their upcoming production of Little Shop of Horrors. This campy musical based on the 1960s cult horror film opens on October 6, 2017 at Raue Center For The Arts and runs select dates through October 29, 2017. (more...)

Studio C Artist and Combined Artform present TOLSTOY IN SUFFOLK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Studio C Artist and Combined Artform present TOLSTOY IN SUFFOLK, written and directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, featuring Stephen Caffrey & JD Cullum, opening October 20th running through November 19th at Studio C - 6448 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90038. (more...)

Park Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE SECONDARY VICTIM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Written by former psychotherapist, Matthew Campling, the world premiere production of The Secondary Victim explores the growing world of blame culture within psychotherapy in private practice. Inspired by real life experiences and with insider insights into an increasing problem for the profession, this new production directed by Matthew Gould explores the vulnerability of counsellors in the age of accusation. (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart to Voice 'The Demon' During California's Great America's Halloween Haunt
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar James Monroe Iglehart will voice the menacing character of The Demon for the pre-show and on-ride music during the roller coaster's Halloween Haunt overlay, DEMON: RE-IGNITED! (more...)

LIZA PULMAN SINGS STREISAND Goes on Tour; New Single Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Liza Pulman, the acclaimed singer & comedienne and one third of the satirical and much loved comedy trio Fascinating Aida, returned in 2017 with her third solo show Liza Pulman Sings Streisand. (more...)

REV. 23 by Julian Wachner & Cerise Jacobs Premieres 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs whose Ouroboros Trilogy, produced last September, was the most ambitious opera undertaking Boston has ever seen (Berkshire Fine Arts) premieres her new opera REV. 23, composed by Julian Wachner, on September 29 at Boston's John Hancock Theater, as the centerpiece of the first Boston New Music Festival, hosted by Juventas New Music. REV. 23 is Wachner's second full-length opera; the first, the colorful and assured (Boston Globe) Evangeline Revisited, was showcased at New York City Opera's VOX Festival in 2010. Directed by West Edge Opera General Director Mark Streshinsky and conducted by Lidiya Yankovskaya, recently named as the new Music Director of Chicago Opera Theater, REV. 23 marks a first outing for the newly reconfigured production company White Snake Projects, headed by Boston producer Georgia Lyman with Jacobs as Executive Producer. (more...)

Sacrifices, Tupperware, and Go-Go Dancing Knife Fights in LAST STOP ON LILAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Annex Theatre closes its dynamic 30th season with Last Stop on Lilac, a gory, glamorous black comedy written by Kelleen Conway Blanchard and directed by Keira McDonald. (more...)

Paul Hermes Joins Biorez Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

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Judy Garland Costumes and More Up for Auction in Los Angeles
by Movies News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, has announced its highly anticipated event Icons & Idols: Hollywood AND MORE to take place on November 17, 2017 at their pop up auction gallery 805 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, California and live online. (more...)

Houses on the Moon Theater Company Slates AMPLIFY 2017 Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Houses on the Moon Theater Company, the New York-based not-for-profit theatre company that through creative workshops, original performances, and post-show discussions help communities come together by making meaningful connections through the public sharing of their untold stories, will honor R. Erin Craig and David Rothenberg and present the 2017 Leyton Award to Save Our Streets: Bronx at its 5th Annual Amplify Benefit on Monday, October 16th at Gotham Comedy Club (208 West 23rd Street between 7th & 8th Avenues. (more...)

SGL Entertainment Releases STRESSED TO KILL on Blu-ray
by Movies News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

SGL Entertainment is pleased to announce that they will be releasing STRESSED TO KILL, onto Blu-ray, a Psychological Thrill Ride that will have you Cringing from the beginning to the very end. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Present the World Premiere of Sarah Gancher's SEDER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Sarah Gancher's Seder, an intimate tale of survival and freedom, which will perform at Hartford Stage October 19 through November 12. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Shakespeare Gets a Country Twist in DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The York Theatre Company production of Desperate Measures, the knee-slappin' new musical with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), presented in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, is now in performance through Sunday, October 15, 2017 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Sunday evening, October 1, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Charlotte Gainsbourg Releases New Single 'Deadly Valentine'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Charlotte Gainsbourg releases a new single, Deadly Valentine, today on Because Music. Taken from her forthcoming album Rest, produced by SebastiAn and out November 17 on Because, Deadly Valentine follows the debut single, Rest, (more...)

The Tank to Present World Premiere of Corinne Donly's WOOD CALLS OUT TO WOOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Tank will present the World Premiere of Corinne Donly's Wood Calls Out to Wood, directed by Sarah Hughes at The Tank's new home at 312 West 36th Street. Performances will be October 27-November 12, Thursday through Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 7pm. (more...)

On This 21st of September, Celebrate LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Day!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On the twenty third day of the month of September, in an early year of a decade not to long before our own, the human race suddenly encountered a deadly threat to its very existence... Happy Little Shop of Horrors day! (more...)

Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey's 'Beauty of Blend' Campaign Makes Global Debut in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On September 19 th, Tullamore D.E.W. the world's second largest Irish whiskey premiered a new global advertising platform, "Beauty of Blend," which will be its most extensive international communications campaign to date. Debuting in the U.S. at New York's Lower East Side Tenement Museum, the "Beauty of Blend" campaign includes television and digital advertising, an ongoing social media campaign, micro-site, events and influencer programming. (more...)

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