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by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Arden & Moore announce a brand-new pop-up horror experience coming to Manchester over the festive period. Survive the Nightmare is set to blur the lines between theatre and sound design, creating a profoundly immersive sonic performance which will take audiences to the depths of their imagination. This scare attraction is a truly alternative festive experience for those who like their cheer in the form of screams.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, will present the The Movement Theatre Company's (TMTC) production of What to Send Up When It Goes Down as part of the 2019/20 A.R.T. Breakout series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Park Square Theatre announces a special one-week only presentation of PAIGE IN FULL by Paige Hernandez on the Boss Stage (Friday, Oct 25 a?" Sunday, Oct 27). This unique experience blends poetry, dance, media and music to share a multicultural girl's journey through hip-hop to self-discovery. Since its premiere in 2010, this a?oevisual mix-tapea?? has sold out performances throughout the country and garnered praise from critics and audiences alike for its energy, intelligence, and originality. In addition to just three public performances, the show will play to schools at special weekday matinees.
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
Written and directed by Nathan Catucci, Impossible Monsters will have its UK Premiere at the Cine-Excess Film Festival.
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 28, 2019
With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the most prestigious theatre programs from all across the United States to give you insight into what to expect from their programs, from audition advice to real world experience and more. Today we're chatting with faculty from Millikin University's School of Theatre and Dance about its focus on entrepreneurial thinking and its five different degree programs.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 26, 2019
Today, TINA's Nkeki Obi-Melekwe speaks to BroadwayWorld about making her Broadway debut in the role of a true icon whose life and music transcend time.
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - Oct 23, 2019
Forget green monsters and macabre plundering of graveyards, this production, whose script was adapted from the novel by director David Catlin, is as much about beauty and creation as it is about the abyss of death and loss.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
On the eve of her death, Anne Boleyn reflects on the journey that led her to become a queen, a mother, and, eventually, a woman condemned. A fascinating look at one of history's most famous marriages. Part of the 2nd Stages Series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
The 'sublimely exploratory” Wet Ink Ensemble opens its 21st season in 2019-2020 with two performances at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival followed by a performance of the works of Columbia University undergraduate composers in NYC and a collaboration with vocalist Charmaine Lee and UK-based composers Kristina Wolfe, Bryn Harrison, and Pierre Alexandre Tremblay. The Wet Ink Ensemble is also thrilled to announce the official appointment of frequent collaborator, cellist Mariel Roberts, to the group beginning in the 2019-2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
The Bay Area's favorite Clown Prince of Fools, Unique Derique, returns to The Marsh Berkeley for his annual holiday show offering brand new, mindfully comedic mishaps for all ages with Fool La La: Once Upon a Mind. Audiences are invited to dive into the imagination of Unique Derique as he embarks on a whimsical adventure of mindfoolness through the wacky lens of clown logic. Packed with his trademark circus-inspired tricks, Fool La La: Once Upon a Mind sends Unique Derique on a joyful journey where the past and the future collide in delightfully absurd ways. After the show, Unique Derique invites audiences to join in a free 20-minute juggling and hambone workshop for the whole family. Fool La La: Once Upon a Mind will be presented December 27, 2019 a?" January 5, 2020 with performances 2:00pm (dates below) at The Marsh Berkeley, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. For tickets ($15-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved) or more information, the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call The Marsh Box office at 415-282-3055 (open Monday through Friday, 1:00pm-4:00pm).
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2019
Watch the first official trailer for Sony Pictures' BLOODSHOT – the much-anticipated feature film adaptation of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated comic book series starring international superstar Vin Diesel (The Fast & The Furious franchise) with Guy Pearce (The Hurt Locker), Eiza Gonzalez (Baby Driver), Sam Heughan (Outlander), Lamorne Morris (New Girl), Toby Kebbell (Kong: Skull Island), and Talulah Riley (Westworld).
BWW Review: River Ridge's Royal Knight Stage Company's Deeply Moving Production of THE AMISH PROJECT (ENSEMBLE VERSION) by Jessica Dickey
by Peter Nason - Oct 19, 2019
Kylie Arseneau and Cody Farkas are extraordinary in this powerful piece of theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
'The question is the sequence of events leading from the jewel-case at one end, to the stomach of a goose at the other.' Sherlock Holmes is speaking to Dr. Watson as they begin an investigation that might save an innocent man from prison.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
A split bill of two brand new dance works blur the boundaries between physical and digital spaces, integrating technologies in video, real-time interactive graphics, and motion tracking into a choreographic framework.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Flat Rock Playhouse welcomes Fall and all its seasonal delights with The Turn of the Screw, an adaptation of the classic 1898 horror novella by Henry James. The Turn of the Screw occurs in Victorian England on a remote country estate when a new governess arrives and assumes care for two orphaned children at the request of their mysterious uncle. While the home and children initially seem picturesque, the governess soon begins to question if there might be more figures wandering around the estate than just the children. Running October 24th - November 2nd, The Turn of the Screw, guarantees exciting thrills and lively debate.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Tickets are now on sale for the new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines at the Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage (305 West 43rd Street). Tickets range from $55 a?' $125 and are available at www.BetweenTheLinesMusical.com. Produced by Daryl Roth, Between the Lines will begin performances on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 and officially open on May 7, 2020.
by TV Scoop - Oct 15, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of PRODIGAL SON, airing on FOX on Monday, October 21, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Theatre Company is proud to announce playwrights, dates and details for the 2020 Colorado New Play Summit. The 15th annual festival will take place over two weekends, February 15-16, and February 21-23, and feature readings of new plays by Benjamin Benne, L M Feldman, Yussef El Guindi, Jessica Kahkoska, and co-writers Suzan Shown Harjo and Mary Kathryn Nagle. The festival will also feature world premiere productions from the 2019 Colorado New Play Summit by Tony Meneses and Bonnie Metzgar.
by Shari Barrett - Oct 12, 2019
I have been following magician Siegfried Tiber for several years, marveling at his mind-boggling sleight of hand magic and illusions. His latest show, RED THREAD presented by Atlas Obscura, offers a theatrical exploration of the concepts of chance and chaos, with Siegfried guiding participants through an unlikely journey during which he manages to blur the line between the improbable and the impossible. And afterwards. I found myself wondering if seemingly random decisions made are really our own, made of our own free will, or if they are somehow predetermined.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
An original theatrical piece created by Mary Wright of Bethlehem aims to bring people together in the kitchen to discover how much they have in common.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2019
Ellen McDougall directs her vivid adaptation of Valeria Luiselli's dazzlingly original debut novel Faces in the Crowd, a bold and playful multi-layered story about identity, poetry, and nationality.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 26, 2019
We're getting an exclusive look behind the scenes at at the new musical Between the Lines, which is set to begin performances at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage this April! Check out the video to see the show's songwriting team, Elyssa Samsel & Kate Anderson, giving us a look at what the show is all about and what audiences can expect!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Nov 25, 2019
If you're an actor, or did/do school theatre, you're going to love DRAMATICALLY EVER AFTER by Isabel Bandeira. What could be better than a book centered around an aspiring thespian as she traverses senior year and tries to convince her parents to let her follow her dreams and hone her talent? How about a book that also introduces teens to all the scholarships and grants out there for them to find to assist in their dreams?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
The Knific Quartet celebrates music from Brazil, America and beyond at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre January 5, 2020. The Knific Quartet melds virtuosity, lyricism, and musical influences from around the world to provide an intimate and exciting concert experience. This family ensemble presents stirring originals, Brazilian gems and American Songbook classics. The quartet maintains a chamber music level of communication and artistry including imaginative reworkings of Ravel, Faure, and original works that blur boundaries. The Knific Quartet has toured Africa, Russia and throughout the US.
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Today at Stockholm Filmfestival Netflix announced two Netflix Films coming out of the Nordics: Red Dot from Sweden, produced by SF Studios and Cadaver from Norway, produced by Motion Blur. Red Dot and Cadaver will premiere exclusively on Netflix. Netflix furthermore announced the global acquisition of the Danish feature film Shadows In My Eyes, produced by Miso Film. The film will have a theatrical release in Denmark followed by the Netflix global launch outside of Denmark. SF Studios will distribute the film.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Immigration is a hot topic now. On the news, in your social media feed, and maybe even at your dinner parties. But at the theatre? American Monarch Theatre Company is hoping to make this, and other culturally provocative issues, more prevalent on the region's stages. With its musical offering of The Immigrant, the company is looking to utilize theatre as a stepping stone for conversation, and hopefully action.
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
New York City based singer/songwriter/gutarist Scott Martin has released a new guitar driven single titled “Bringing Hollywood Back to Life” that will be released directly to vinyl at https://leestavall.com/.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Due to popular demand, the Bay Area's favorite Clown Prince of Fools, Unique Derique, returns to The Marsh Berkeley for a limited run of Fool La La: Once Upon a Mind. Full of brand new, mindfully comedic mishaps for all ages, this zany circus extravaganza invites audiences to dive into the imagination of Unique Derique as he embarks on a whimsical adventure of mindfoolness through the wacky lens of clown logic. Packed with his trademark circus-inspired tricks, Fool La La: Once Upon a Mind sends Unique Derique on a joyful journey where the past and the future collide in delightfully absurd ways.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) begins performances for the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 8. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Australia, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Taiwan, and the U.K. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City, in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
La MaMa's 58th Season continues to celebrate the centennial of La MaMa's celebrated founder, the late Ellen Stewart with the announcement of its Winter/Spring lineup in its 58th season. The season features dozens of artists, playwrights, choreographers, directors, and award-winning theater companies and composers, including Elizabeth Swados, Anne Bogart, Noche Flamencia, Culture Hub, Hideki Noda/Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Nick Payne, En Garde Arts, Split Britches, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) will present a return engagement of the The Movement Theatre Company (Producing Artistic Leadership Team David Mendizábal, Deadria Harrington, Eric Lockley, Taylor Reynolds) staging of Aleshea Harris' What to Send Up When It Goes Down, directed by Whitney White. The production runs June 24 - July 19, 2020 (opening June 30, 2020) at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42 Street). 'It's an honor to include this extraordinary piece in our Redux Series, which expands the audience reach for vital new plays that premiered to limited runs elsewhere,' Playwrights Horizons Associate Artistic Director Adam Greenfield said. 'Aleshea Harris' play is an urgent, visceral, kaleidoscopic reckoning with racialized police violence in America-and a theatrical experience that demands our attention.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Justice is getting served at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati as the 2019-2020 Studio Series continues with 10-minute Connections: Justice on February 10 at 7 pm. In preparation for Ensemble's next mainstage play, Dominique Morriseau's Pipeline, five 10-minute plays, coupled with Morriseau's short play, Night Vision, will be presented as staged readings and center around the theme of justice.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Written and directed by Nathan Catucci, Impossible Monsters will have its theatrical release in New York at the Cinema Village and in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Monica Film Center on Friday, February 14, 2020. Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, acquired Worldwide rights to the film. Nick Royak of Gravitas Ventures negotiated the deal with Glen Reynolds of Circus Road Films on behalf of the filmmakers. The film will be released on various Video On Demand platforms in North America, UK and Australia, and worldwide on Vimeo on March 3, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Theatre L'Acadie proudly presents the Tennessee Williams piece, The Two Character Play, directed by Kaitlin Eve Romero, March 13th-29th at the established Athenaeum Theater. Theatre L'Acadie's performance of this enticing play, originally published in 1969, guarantees a night full of shocking entertainment, co-dependant calamity, and insightful lamenting sure to leave the audience questioning it's intentions.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Nomadic theatre company Nervous Theatre makes a stop in Seattle this weekend with its touring production of THE MAIDS. The production (which opened in San Diego at the Tenth Avenue Arts Center) will play Seattle's Isaac Studio Theater (January 17-19) before heading to the historic Ellen Theatre in Bozeman, Montana (February 28, 29 and March 1).
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Deadline reports that 'Sense8' star Vadhir Derbez has joined the cast of 'The Seventh Day,' alongside Guy Pearce.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
This is SO not grool! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Erika Henningsen has set her departure date from Mean Girls on Broadway. The actress announced on Instagram that she will be departing on February 22. To celebrate her incredible run, we're looking back at her journey at North Shore High, from the casting announcement to the D.C. run to Broadway opening and beyond. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Producer Daryl Roth announced today full casting for the new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines . The production will star Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin, Wicked), Jason Gotay (Evita, Bring It On: The Musical), Morgan Siobhan Green (Be More Chill), Vicki Lewis (Damn Yankees, Anastasia), Will Burton (Kiss Me, Kate; Hello, Dolly!), Jerusha Cavazos (The Prom), Pierre Marais (Aladdin), John Rapson (Les Misérables), Carrie St. Louis (Kinky Boots, Wicked), and Julia Murney (Wicked).
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Language and cultural borders in pop and electronic music continue to blur with a remix of UK-based singer Jaz Dhami's track 'Bomb Bae' by world-renowned DJ and producer, Tiësto.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
The tale of Satan's fall from Heaven, as told in John Milton's Paradise Lost, has fascinated readers for centuries. In February 2020, audiences will have the opportunity to experience the timeless story in a powerful new way, when the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP) presents Satan's Fall, composed by Stewart Copeland, former rock drummer and co-founder of the legendary post-punk band The Police.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
With a 20th anniversary goal of pushing its two-decade total past $6 million in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2020: THE 20th ANNIVERSARY is returning to Montclair for the sixth consecutive year on Friday, Jan. 10, for LIGHT OF DAY NORTH JERSEY from the world-renowned Light of Day Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2019
Singer-songwriter Gab De La Vega shares his new single “Perfect Texture” to announce the release of his new album, “Beyond Space And Time”, which is coming out on January 24th 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
At BroadwayCon's First Look, attendees will be treated to an exclusive showcase of performances from the newest and most talked-about shows of the season. The lineup currently includes seven exciting shows, all performing exclusively for BroadwayCon fans.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Nervous Theatre brings their debut touring production of Jean Genet's 1947 psychodrama, THE MAIDS to Seattle. The production opens in San Diego at the Tenth Avenue Arts Center (January 10-12) followed by a weekend in Seattle at the Isaac Studio Theater (January 17-19) before heading to the historic Ellen Theatre in Bozeman, Montana (February 27, 28 and March 1).
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 47th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best in the field of animation.
by Rona Kelly - Dec 2, 2019
Taking us through bringing puppets and stories to life on stage in My Brilliant Friend, Toby shares how he got his start in the field and what the puppetry equivalent of playing Hamlet is!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Nervous Theatre presents their debut touring production of Jean Genet's 1947 psychodrama, THE MAIDS. The production opens in San Diego at the Tenth Avenue Arts Center (January 10-12) followed by a weekend in Seattle at the Isaac Studio Theater (January 17-19) before heading to the historic Ellen Theatre in Bozeman, Montana (February 27, 28 and March 1).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
Jacob's Pillow announces public events held January through May in its Winter/Spring season, featuring co-presentations with local cultural partners; Pillow Parties; workshops and classes; Pillow Pop-Ups; and more. Events take place January through May on the Pillow's 220-acre campus in Becket, MA and across Berkshire County. As the Pillow continues to advance its five year strategic plan, Vision '22, the organization increasingly activates its local and national presence by expanding programming and extending resources beyond its acclaimed summer dance festival.
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
Deadline reports that 'In The Heights' director is in talks to direct an adaptation of 'Permanent Record.'
by TV Scoop - Dec 16, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of PRODIGAL SON, airing on FOX on Monday, December 23, 2019!