One man's feverish quest of the American dream takes him to the land imagined by Norman Rockwell...on a very bad day. A journey of heart, hilarity and hamburgers.

World premiere in the 2011 Humana Festival of New American Plays at ACTORS THEATRE OF LOUISVILLE

BWW Review: Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams Share Passions For Dance and For Each Other in FOSSE/VERDON
by Michael Dale - Mar 20, 2019

White letters on a black screen introduce the place and time of an early scene in FX's limited series 'Fosse/Verdon' as 'Hollywood, 19 years left.' (more...)

Casting Announced for The Second City e.t.c.'s 43rd Revue
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The Second City is thrilled to announce casting for The Second City e.t.c.'s 43rd Revue. Under the direction of Anneliese Toft with music direction by Jacob Shuda, The Second City e.t.c.'s 43rd Revue features returning cast member Andrew Knox along with first-time resident stage ensemble members Atra Asdou, E.J. Cameron, Mark Campbell, Laurel Krabacher, and Chuck Norment. The stage manager is Laura Hum. (more...)

BWW Interview: Arena's JUNK Brings Nancy Sun Back to DC and the World of Finance
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 20, 2019

When the curtain rises for Junk on April 5, it will mark a full circle for Actress Nancy Sun (more...)

The Welders Announce Third Generation of Producing Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

A new generation of playwrights is taking over The Welders -- Washington DC's only playwrights' collective devoted exclusively to developing and producing new work. (more...)

Mavis Staples Announces New Ben Harper-Produced Studio Album 'We Get By'
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Living legend and vocal powerhouse Mavis Staples is proud to announce her 12th studio album We Get By, featuring eleven tracks written and produced by Ben Harper. Harper's conscious, expressive writing and thoughtful production captures Staples at this moment in time as she offers up love, hope and history during a politically divided era.  (more...)

Review Roundup: Find Out What The Critics Think About FX's FOSSE/VERDON!
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Spanning five decades, Fosse/Verdon explores the singular romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse (Sam Rockwell) and Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams). He is a visionary filmmaker and one of the theater's most influential choreographers and directors. She is the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Only Bob can create the groundbreaking musicals that allow Gwen to showcase her greatness. Only Gwen can realize the unique vision in Bob's head. Together, they will change the face of American entertainment - at a perilous cost. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces 2019 Rhode Island Pell Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Trinity Repertory Company announced today that three area residents will be honored at its 2019 Pell Awards Gala on Monday, June 3, 2019 in Providence. Storyteller Valerie Tutson will receive the Rhode Island Pell Award for Excellence in the Arts. Central Falls High School teacher Deloris Davis Grant will receive the Charles Sullivan Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts. The Pell Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Arts will go to Rosanne Somerson, President of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Additional honorees will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Laura Osnes To Bring Solo Show Back To The Midwest
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Hot off of Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical Bandstand, Laura Osnes brings her solo show to The 1919 Lounge for one night only. In this intimate evening, Laura will be sharing songs and stories from throughout her colorful career. (more...)

ALADDIN Celebrates Five Magical Years On Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, continues to reach a whole new world as it celebrates five years on Broadway today at the New Amsterdam Theatre!   (more...)

#DATE ME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Set to Premiere This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

After a hit three-year run at the Up-Comedy Theatre in Chicago, #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment will move to New York City, beginning performances at the Westside Theatre on June 20, 2019. (more...)

Art Directors Guild Film Society Announces 2019 Screening Series
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and the American Cinematheque are co-hosting the annual 2019 Screening Series “Production Design: Designers On Design” highlighting the work of renowned Production Designers and their creative collaborations. The monthly series will run from April through August at the Egyptian (6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood) with all screenings starting at 5:30 pm.  Moderating the screenings are Production Designers THOMAS A. WALSH ADG, JOHN MUTOADG, and JOHN IACOVELLI ADG. The screening series is sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter. For tickets, go to: (more...)

Tribeca Talks to Feature Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Guillermo Del Toro
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

The Tribeca Talks program will return to entertain and inspire audiences at the 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, taking place April 24 - May 5. This year's lineup will include intimate and once in a lifetime conversations with a diverse list of groundbreaking and critically acclaimed filmmakers, artists, entertainers, and icons. (more...)

Lincoln Theater Announces New Board Of Directors Leadership
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater announces the appointment of Bob Hurley and Michael Madden as co-chairs of the Theater's Board of Directors. (more...)

WHITE CHRISTMAS Will Play At The Dominion Theatre This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Jamie Wilson, Mark Goucher, Gavin Kalin and Kevin McCollum will present the spectacular new Made at Curve production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at London's Dominion Theatre from Friday 15 November 2019 Saturday 4 January 2020, with a press night on Monday 25 November 2019. Tickets on sale Monday 25 March 2019 at 10.00am. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre Presents ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced the cast for its upcoming production of All the Way, directed by CCCT Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn. Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan's "action-packed, thoroughly gripping…jaw-dropping political drama" (Variety) about the first year of Lyndon Johnson's presidency plays April 12 through May 5 at CCCT. For tickets and information visit the theatre's website at (more...)

GET's DRIVING MISS DAISY To Play At Oglethorpe June 28-July 21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), the professional North Fulton theatre company, announces that it will remount its acclaimed production of the Pulitzer prize-winning play Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry this summer. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Writer-Director Communications Lab 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents a Writer-Director Communications Lab on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00am - 6:00pm at Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54 Street PH1, New York, NY 10019. This Lab focuses on facilitating communication between writers and directors to ensure that collaborations run as smoothly as possible. For writers and directors, there is a $75 fee for TRU members and an $85 fee for non-members. Observers are also welcome to come watch and learn. Please reserve using the bright red reservation box at or e-mail (more...)

BWW Review: The Wait is Finally Over - CHICAGO's Fervent Return to Artscape Opera House
by Lindsay Kruger - Mar 18, 2019

Fosse'd to the nth degree, CHICAGO returns to the Artscape leaving audiences with one word in mind… "class". Clutching at the heels of the original New York production using choreography by Gary Chryst and the indistinguishable re-creation of staging and costuming, this silky musical is presented like a slice of top-end Broadway on South African soil a decade since its last showcase. (more...)

42ND STREET Opens Comes To Beef & Boards On April 4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre takes audiences to that famous avenue as it presents the ultimate show-biz musical: 42nd Street starting April 4. A celebration of Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theatre, 42nd Street also won the Tony Award for Best Musical. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Primeras imágenes de FOSSE/VERDON
by Juan Carlos Verdu Garcia - Mar 18, 2019

FX ha compartido varias imagenes del primer episodio de FOSSE / VERDON. En ellas, vemos a  Michelle Williams, Sam Rockwell y Kelli Barrett. (more...)

Bob Newhart to Join Nashville Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Nashville Comedy Festival is excited to announce the addition of legendary comedy icon Bob Newhart to their 2019 lineup. Newhart is set to bring his award-winning stand-up comedy to TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall Wednesday, April 10th at 7pm. (more...)

Veteran Actor Stephen Rollins Heads Cast In New Sitcom Pilot
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Actor Stephen Rollins has been cast as the series lead in 'Bob,' a half-hour sitcom about a single dad loving the single life alone. That is, until one day, suddenly his daughter and her little girl show up unannounced at his door, homeless. Things go downhill for Bob from there, in a series of hilarious, life-altering events. (more...)

MerleFest Announces Late Night Jam Lineup
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the 2019 lineup for their beloved Late Night Jam.  Sponsored by The Bluegrass Situation and hosted by Chatham County Line, this year's Late Night Jam will feature Molly Tuttle, Jim Lauderdale, The Brother Brothers, Donna the Buffalo, Presley Barker, Ana Egge, Steve Poltz, and more.  The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, April 25-28. (more...)

MerleFest Announces Lineup For Late Night Jam Sponsored By The Bluegrass Situation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the 2019 lineup for their beloved Late Night Jam. Sponsored by The Bluegrass Situation and hosted by Chatham County Line, this year's Late Night Jam will feature Molly Tuttle, Jim Lauderdale, The Brother Brothers, Donna the Buffalo, Presley Barker, Ana Egge, Steve Poltz, and more. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, April 25-28. (more...)

Wishbone Ash to Kick Off 2019 US Spring Tour
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

In the ramp-up to Wishbone Ash's 50th anniversary, the band is celebrating its 49th year in characteristic fashion: with an extended tour. Dubbed XLIX (49 in Roman numerals), the tour began in October 2018 in the UK, followed by early-2019 dates in Europe and Japan. This spring, XLIX arrives on these shores. (more...)

RATINGS: ABC Wins Demo on Sunday with AMERICAN IDOL
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

ABC (5.702 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the demo champ on Sunday with its reality lineup of 'America's Funniest Home Videos' (4.761 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), 'American Idol' (7.076 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and 'Shark Tank' (3.896 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3). (more...)

Production Begins on Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Entertainment's DUNE
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Filming has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Entertainment's epic “Dune,” being directed by Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival,” “Blade Runner 2049”). (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this stunning classic April 12-28, 2019.  The "Greatest Movie Musical of All Time" is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, from their original award-winning screenplay in SINGIN' in the RAIN. Each unforgettable scene, song and dance is accounted for, including the show-stopping title number, complete with an onstage rainstorm and three Broadway alums! SINGIN' in the RAIN performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). (more...)

BWW TV: Annette Bening, Tracy Letts & More Get Ready to Bring ALL MY SONS to Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 17, 2019

Arthur Miller's All My Sons will begin preview performances on April 4, 2019, and open officially on Monday, April 22, 2019. This is a limited engagement through June 23, 2019 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)

MTH Theater at Crown Center Announces Casting For FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2019

MTH Theater at Crown Center has announced the cast and creative team for its April production of Funny Girl, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob Merrill and book by Isobel Lennart. (more...)

BWW Previews: 70? DECADA DO DIVINO MARAVILHOSO – DOC. MUSICAL Opens at Theatro NET Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Mar 16, 2019

After the success of 60! Decada de Arromba - Musical Doc., comes the turn of 70? Decada do Divino Maravilhoso - Musical Doc, once again signed by Frederico Reder and Marcos Nauer, continuing the documentary musical retrospective format and taking to the stage important moments of politics, fashion, behavior, sports and arts in the 1970s. (more...)

Peri Mauer Will Premiere AN AUTUMN PASSING For English Horn And Piano
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2019

Composer Peri Mauer's new piece 'An Autumn Passing' for English horn and piano will be premiered Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 7:30pm at Marc A. Scorca Hall at National Opera Center,330 7th Ave., NYC. (more...)

BWW Review: Berkeley Preparatory School Wows Audiences with Their Production of Kander & Ebb's CHICAGO
by Peter Nason - Mar 16, 2019

Beautifully choreographed by Seth Travaglino and directed by Chris Marshall, this is one of the finest high school shows you'll see. (more...)

Birdland Presents The New York Voices And More Week Of March 25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Photo Flash: UK Tour Of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Extends - Check Out All New Photos
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

The brand-new production of the much-loved glittering hit musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert the Musical will extend its UK tour dates through to 2020. The show, which was announced last year, and will star Strictly Come Dancing winner Joe McFadden, will tour the UK and Ireland from September 2019. It marks Donovan's first time as a producer, having performed in the cast of the original West End production and two subsequent UK tours. The producing team is completed by Gavin Kalin and Matthew Gale. Priscilla, Queen of the Desert the Musical will preview in Dartford from 5 September 2019. (more...)

MTH Theater at Crown Center Names Tim Scott Executive Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Musical Theater Heritage (MTH) and its Board of Directors announced today that they have appointed Tim Scott Executive Artistic Director, effective immediately. Mr. Scott becomes the fourth Artistic Director in MTH's seventeen-year history. (more...)

BWW Review: ALADDIN and his Genie Conjure Up Fun and Magic at OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Mar 15, 2019

Remarkably glitzy and broadly amusing, the delightful stage version of Disney's ALADDIN is a fun, lively, and entertaining repackaging of the originally fun, lively, and entertaining animated film classic, which will please both fans of the original and those in the mood for a great big dazzling (and bedazzled) Broadway musical. While this Casey Nicholaw-helmed big-budget extravaganza of dazzling sights and sounds is quite a faithful adaptation in terms of storyline and tone, the stage version abandons the impossible things it couldn't remotely replicate from the animated movie, but instead smartly utilizes the limitations of---and the unique qualities of---musical theater to produce a show that is, astonishingly, still an overall satisfying sensory treat. The show's national tour continues its three-week engagement at OC's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA through March 23, 2019. (more...)

Renée Taylor Kicks Off National Tour Of MY LIFE ON A DIET This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

The award-winning, autobiographical comedy MY LIFE ON A DIET, starring Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning writer and actress Renee Taylor ("The Nanny"), kicks off a national tour this weekend with three performances at The Gateway, Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County (215 South Country Road, Bellport, NY 11713) on Friday, March 15 at 8pm and Saturday, March 16 at 3pm & 8pm.  The tour continues with a limited run at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' Lovelace Studio Theater (9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210) from Friday, April 5 through Sunday, April 14. (more...)

HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR 2019 Comes to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Danny Zelisko Presents The Happy Together Tour, starring The Turtles Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Buckinghams, The Classics IV and The Cowsills at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas on Friday, July 12, at 8 p.m. Tickets for reserved seating go on sale on Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m. at (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" runs at the Royal Theatre April 4-14. Often called Broadway's greatest farce, this musical by Stephen Sondheim is a joyous, musical romp through Rome filled with desperate lovers, scheming neighbors, and secrets behind every toga. This production is directed by Bob Bidewell and sponsored by W.W. and Anne Jones Charitable Trust. Assistant director is Savanah Price; choreographer is Travis Clark. (more...)

VIDEO: THE CHER SHOW's Jarrod Spector and Micaela Diamond Sing 'I Got You Babe' on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2019

Jarrod Spector and Micaela Diamond, who play Sonny and Cher in the Broadway hit 'The Cher Show,' took the stage on TODAY to perform the 1965 track 'I Got You Babe.' (more...)

Berkeley Rep Announces 2019 Summer Lab Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work announced the 20 projects selected for its 2019 Summer Residency Lab. Chosen from over 620 submissions, these projects represent an expansive array of voices and theatrical forms and bring an innovative spirit to the eighth summer of the Lab. (more...)

Todd Snider Releases New Album 'Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3'
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Todd Snider shares his new album, Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3, today via Aimless Records. Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3 was recorded in Hendersonville, Tennessee at the Cash family's Cash Cabin Studio using some of the instruments that Johnny himself owned. The album is about the fulfillment of a dream, not the aspirational kind, but an actual dream, a recurring dream Snider had about Johnny Cash after he first visited Cash Cabin Studio. The dreams inspired him to book sessions there with his supergroup, Hard Working Americans, in 2016, 2017, and then again for his new solo project in October of 2018. During that week of recording in October, the captivating collection of new works emerged as Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The 2019 Audition Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 2019 Audition Weekend, Combined Auditions presented with sponsorship from BackStage, Actors Connection, The PIT and on May 19 and 20 at The Peoples Improv Theater, 123 E 24 Street, NYC. (more...)

Denise Tomasello Stars In Tribute To Another Chicago Icon: Mister Kelly's
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Chicago entertainment icon Denise Tomasello pays tribute to another Chicago legend- Mister Kelly's. (more...)

Don Barnhart Brings Late Night Laughs To Las Vegas Residency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Jokesters Comedy Club in downtown Las Vegas serves up the late night laughter seven nights a week with resident headliner Don Barnhart who joins a long list of Vegas residencies including Cher, Lady Gaga, Aerosmith, Blink 182, Billy Idol and more. (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2019 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with Benny Green, The James Carter Organ Trio, Joao Bosco, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Frank Catalano Quartet, Clint Holmes, Joe Alterman, Aubrey Logan, Sheila Jordan, Dena DeRose, The Jive Aces, Michael Wolff, Jason Kravits, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Stephanie J. Block of THE CHER SHOW Performs 'If I Could Turn Back Time'
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2019

Stephanie J. Block from "The Cher Show" stopped by this morning's episode of "Live with Kelly and Ryan' to perform "If I Could Turn Back Time' from the Broadway musical!  (more...)

The Cringe Release New Song Today, Album Out 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

New York based band The Cringe have released their latest song “I Can't Take It No More” via New Noise Magazine. The track appears on their sixth studio album, Everywhere You've Never Been, out April 19. Prior to the release, The Cringe will join Tesla for dates in April. See below for full tour dates. Listen and share “I Can't Take It No More” here.   (more...)

Tex Beneke Orchestra And Satin Dolls Pay TRIBUTE TO GLENN MILLER At The McCallum!
by David Green - Mar 15, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents the annual "Tribute to Glenn Miller and the Big Band Leaders" on Wednesday, March 27, 8:00pm. This year's tribute, stars the Tex Beneke Orchestra and features The Satin Dollz and Madeline Vergari. (more...)

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