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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Alexandra Palace's Newly Restored East Court and Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

After 80 years of the space being closed to the public, Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust (APPCT) has today given the first glimpse of its Theatre and East Court as finishing touches are being made for the opening events this weekend. The reopening follows the completion of a hugely ambitious, three-year East Wing Restoration Project realised by architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. (more...)

BWW Review: Seattle Rep's IN THE HEIGHTS Will Bring You Home
by Jay Irwin - Nov 30, 2018

Before there was "Hamilton" there was "In the Heights". I know I'm a nerd, but it floors me how many people don't know that. Most theater aficionados know of "Hamilton" and by extension of Lin-Manuel Miranda but have a blind spot for "In the Heights" the Tony winning show that put Miranda on the map. And while it certainly feels like an early work from the man who would become King, it's still quite stunning and ground breaking for its time and the production from the Seattle Rep manages to capture all the heat and heart that the show demands. (more...)

Wyclef Jean Announces New Album Out in March 2019, Plus Netflix Movie
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Wyclef Jean has announced the release of his new album, Wyclef Goes Back To School, out March 2019 via Heads Music.  During the 2018 Carnival Tour, Wyclef visited various colleges around the U.S. At these visits, Wyclef and the students had a positive impact on each other. This impact has led Wyclef to recording the “Wyclef Goes Back to School” album, which will feature student collaborators from each of the schools. The students who made the album will perform with Wyclef during the Heads Music SXSW showcase. (more...)

Thierry Fischer And Utah Symphony Release First CD Of Three-volume Saint-Saens Recording Cycle On Hyperion Records
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

The Utah Symphony under Music Director Thierry Fischer launches a recording cycle of works by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns on Hyperion Records. This three-volume set will be the first complete, commercial recording of the composer's five symphonies by an American orchestra, as well as the orchestra's first recording project with the independent British label. Volume 1 is released on Friday, December 28 and comprises Symphony No. 3 in C minor (“Organ”), featuring Paul Jacobs; “Danse Bacchanale” from Act III of the composer's opera Samson et Dalila; and Trois tableaux symphoniques d'après La foi, based on the composer's incidental music for a play by Eugène Brieux. Pre-orders are currently available from hyperion-records.co.uk. (more...)

Laroc and Ame Clubs Join Forces for 3 Day Festival
by TV News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Laroc and new sister club Ame head into their peak summer season with plenty of huge parties, world class headliners and a three day Carnival Festival across both venues in March that features names like DJ Snake, Seth Troxler, Camelphat, Alan Walker, Diplo, Dubfire, Hot Since 82 and many more. (more...)

Laroc And Ame Clubs Join Forces For 3 Day Festival March 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Laroc and new sister club Ame head into their peak summer season with plenty of huge parties, world class headliners and a three day Carnival Festival across both venues in March that features names like DJ Snake, Seth Troxler, Camelphat, Alan Walker, Diplo, Dubfire, Hot Since 82 and many more. (more...)

Cory Tucker Joins Cast Of James Patterson's THE CHEF
by Movies News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Actor Cory Tucker has joined the cast of best-selling author James Patterson's interactive new thriller “The Chef” which was released exclusively on Facebook Messenger as part digital novel and part movie on October 30, 2018.  Cory stars as the lead character in the role of Caleb J. Rooney a New Orleans “police detective by day, celebrity food truck chef by night.” (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces January-April 2019 Season - ULSTER AMERICAN, LOCKER ROOM TALK and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

As Scotland's new writing theatre, the Traverse has been an incubator for brand new plays since it was founded in 1963, spotlighting the powerful stories, innovation and talent in Scotland, while launching the careers of many renowned writers, actors and directors. They have now revealed that their January-April 2019 season is a celebration of this - with three home-grown productions returning for a special run, before travelling worldwide. (more...)

'An Unjust Good Fellow' - Golden Horse 'Best Supporting Actor' Ben Yuen Returns With The Original Cast In This Revival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

A pastor is involved in an apparent assault. He deeply believes in "justice and mercy," but during the process he realises these two cannot coexist. Caught in a bind between the legal process and human compassion, can he hold fast to his own faith? In this familiar yet estranged city, a tragic story is revealed as the court case unfolds, highlighting the deficiency and pathos of urban survival. An Unjust Good Fellow is written by Callas Cheang and directed by Octavian Chan. At its 2017 premiere, the play received tremendous acclaim during its sold-out run. Actor Ng Ka Leung's portrayal of an Alzheimer's patient earned him a nomination as Outstanding Actor at the 9th Hong Kong Theatre Libre. The original cast returns for this revival, including newly crowned Golden Horse "Best Supporting Actor" Ben Yuen, Sung Boon Ho, Man Sui Hing and Ng Ka Leung. An Unjust Good Fellow will appear at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Studio Theatre from December 21st to 30th 2018. Tickets are now available for sale in URBTIX outlets. (more...)

WORST COOKS IN AMERICA Returns to Food Network in January
by TV News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Chefs Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence are back in January to whip disastrous cooks into tip-top culinary shape in the return of fan-favorite series Worst Cooks in America. In the nine-episode season, Anne and Tyler each lead a team of kitchen nightmares through a rigorous culinary boot camp designed to improve their food skills. In the end, only the one recruit who makes the most impressive culinary transformation wins a $25,000 grand prize and bragging rights for their mentor. Worst Cooks in America premieres Sunday, January 6th at 9pm (all times ET/PT) on Food Network. (more...)

Cent. Stage Co. Hosts New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Adventure awaits when a young girl's dream of a magical Nutcracker hits the stage at the Lackland Performing Arts Center, December 14, 15 and 16 in Hackettstown. Over 45 talented dancers from Northampton, PA, and Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Warren counties in NJ and have earned roles in the New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet's (NJCYB) new production of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite. (more...)

WINTERTIDE Returns to Gordon Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

WINTERTIDE at Gordon Square, now in its third year, features an expanded main stage, complete with a beer garden, fire pits and s'mores, pop-up musical acts in retail shops and restaurants, wandering performances, a kids' zone including photos with Santa, a free trolley back and forth to Cleveland Bazaar Holiday! at 78th Street Studios, and so much more! (more...)

Redlight and ETS Release Video for 'Missing'
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2018

Fresh from the release of his brand new 10-track album 'ACTIVE', UK producer Redlight has unveiled the official video for his fresh single, 'Missing'. Shot in the changing room at, Wavey Garms, the video sees Redlight and emerging rapper/grime artist ETS fooling around whilst rocking a series of slick looks in the mirror, including Redlight's own clothing brand, Jeff James which launches very soon. (more...)

Danusia Samal Wins The Theatre503 International Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2018

Danusia Samal is announced as the winner of the third biennial Theatre503 International Playwriting Award at an event at The Bridge Theatre hosted by 503 Chair Erica Whymanand Artistic Director Lisa Spirling on Thursday 22 November. (more...)

NEWCITY Brings Winter To Fun To Guests Of All Ages At Winter Carnival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

It's the most wonderful time of the year! NEWCITY, 1457 N. Halsted Ave., invites guests of all-ages to celebrate the season at their Winter Carnival on Saturday, December 8 from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the plaza. Guests can enter to win prizes from a variety of NEWCITY retailers, participate in holiday arts and crafts, play winter games, and face-painting will be available to add to the fun at this free, family-friendly event. The jolly man himself, Santa Claus, will also make an appearance at the carnival, perfect for holiday photo opportunities. Live entertainment, delicious hot cocoa and more will also be offered to make spirits bright. (more...)

IMPact With Pamela Anchang To Debut On Nov 25 On KFPK 90.7 FM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Pamela Anchang, the dynamic publisher and editor-in-chief of The Immigrant Magazine, will debut her new hour-long weekly radio show 'IMPact' on KFPK radio (www.kpfk.org) on Sunday, November 25th at 1 p.m. PST, in its regular timeslot. (more...)

Alexandra Palace To Celebrate The Reopening Of East Court And Theatre On 1st December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust (APPCT) will reopen its Theatre and East Court on 1st December 2018 with a series of events that encapsulates the vision for the venue. The reopening follows the completion of the three-year East Wing Restoration Project. In December, visitors can experience an eclectic arts programme in the sensitively restored Alexandra Palace Theatre whilst the East Court creates an open and accessible space in the complex to welcome visitors throughout the year. (more...)

BroadwayWorld's Top Christmas Picks For London Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Nov 19, 2018

There are plenty of seasonal treats served up in the capital this year, from pantos and plays to opera and dance. Here are some of the tastiest morsels for the 2018-19 festive period. (more...)

Netflix Debuts THE LAST KINGDOM Season 3 Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Today, Netflix debuts all 10 episodes of the third season of The Last Kingdom. The new season will see King Alfred consider his legacy, as his dream of uniting the kingdoms of England is jeopardized by incessant Danish attacks. Alfred knows that the only man with the power to crush the uprising and secure the Wessex DYNASTY is the great warrior and hero Uhtred, but when their volatile relationship reaches breaking point, Uhtred must confront the difficult truth: if he deserts Alfred's cause, everything he has fought for will be forever changed. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Welcomes the Return of THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will present the acclaimed musical memoir, "The Pianist of Willesden Lane," from December 5 through December 22.  The production returns to the Playhouse by popular demand after a sold-out run in April 2017.  (more...)

VIDEO: Joshua Henry and Jessie Mueller Perform 'If I Loved You' & 'Soliloquy' from CAROUSEL- Now on Vinyl!
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2018

Carousel's Broadway cast album is headed to vinyl and is available now! Get a preview of the album below with videos of Joshua Henry and Jessie Mueller performing selections from the show. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Cast And Creative Of ELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse announce the cast and creative team of Elf The Musical, on stage November 28 - December 16 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (more...)


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World Premiere Of AMERICAN GIRL LIVE Announces Full Casting
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

American Girl Live, an all-new musical inspired by the popular characters from American Girl owned by Mattel, Inc., will celebrate its world premiere at The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie (9501 Skokie Blvd.), Dec. 21-23, 2018. The cast of American Girl Live includes Jenna Bruce as Rebecca, Ashley Diane as Luciana, Laila E. Drew as Melody, Shelby Lysette Miguel as Nanea, Monica Poston as Julie and Kelsey Elaine Pressnall as Maryellen. The cast also features Orisa Gutierrez and Mari Skoultchi. For tickets and more information, please visit, NorthShoreCenter.org or call 847-673-6300. (more...)

Craft Recordings to Release Feelin' Right Saturday Night: The Ric & Ron Anthology 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Craft Recordings has announced the release of Feelin' Right Saturday Night: The Ric & Ron Anthology,in celebration of the 60th anniversary of pioneering New Orleans R&B label Ric Records and its sister label Ron Records. The CD and digital formats are due out on December 7th, following the exclusive double-LP package releasing on Record Store Day Black Friday on November 23rd. The compilation features classics from Professor Longhair, Irma Thomas, Eddie Bo and Al Johnson, along with the Joe Jones hit 'You Talk Too Much' and two previously unreleased tracks-a demo of 'Tipitina' by Professor Longhair and 'Good Enough For Me' by Eddie Bo. New liner notes by GRAMMY®-winning producer Scott Billington round out the package. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Announces Families Summer Autumn 2019 Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Families are invited to experience an array of remarkable theatrical adventures and interactive experiences as part of Arts Centre Melbourne's 2019 Summer Autumn Families program from January - May 2019. This season Arts Centre Melbourne celebrates incredible Australian talent from the worlds of theatre, circus, music, puppetry and dance. Children will also become the creators when they conduct their own orchestra, bring puppets to life and choreograph dance moves for a unique dance performance. (more...)

Hannah Wants Drops Born Dirty GET UP GET OUT Remix
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

British house DJ and producer Hannah Wants today drops a dark and heavy new remix of French DJ/producer Born Dirty's motivational-speech-meets-synths-and-bass track “Get Up Get Out (feat. jstlbby)”, out today via Mad Decent – stream/download here: maddecent.fm/getupgetoutrmx (more...)

BWW Interview: Cathy Kurz of Brigit St Brigit Theatre Company
by Christine Swerczek - Dec 9, 2018

Cathy Kurz, Artistic Director and Founder of Omaha's Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company, talks about classic theatre and what's ahead for its 26th season. (more...)

WRITER'S GUILD AWARDS Unveils 2019 Nominations
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

The 2019 Writer's Guild Awards nominations have been unveiled. The 2019 Writers Guild Awards will be handed out Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Beverly Hilton. See the full list of nominees below! (more...)

Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini To Perform During Cheyenne Frontier Days
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

In a live announcement made from the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) announced all but two of the nights for the 2019 Frontier Nights® entertainment series. The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) has added Cheyenne to its exclusive Last Cowboy Standing series and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Rodeo will return to the arena in 2019. (more...)

Steve Aoki Rolls Out WASTE IT ON ME (feat. BTS)'Remixes, Slushii Remix Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Two-time Grammy-nominated DJ and Producer Steve Aoki embraces the holiday season by treating fans to a series of remixes for his Neon Future III hit single “Waste It On Me,” featuring BTS. Starting today with a vibrant remix from Slushii, December sees new dancefloor reworkings drop from Cheat Codes (Dec 14), W&W (Dec 21) and Aoki himself on Christmas Day (Dec 25). (more...)

LA's Jace Mek & Alaska's Astronomar Drop House Anthem FLUCTUATE via Mad Decent
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

LA-based Jace Mek and Alaskan native Astronomar today drop “Fluctuate”. Ebbing and flowing across the four-on-the-floor house anthem's 4-and-a-half minutes, the two producers show up and show out on Mad Decent, affirming that “this is how we fluctuate.” (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 7, 2018
by - Dec 7, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse presents the acclaimed musical memoir, "The Pianist of Willesden Lane," from December 6 through December 22.  The production returns to the Playhouse by popular demand after a sold-out run in April 2017.  (more...)

WINNER CAKE ALL, GIADA ENTERTAINS, and More Come to Food Network in January
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Food Network gets the new year started right with new series, new seasons and new episodes of fan-favorite shows in January. First, Guy Fieri welcomes Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives families to Flavortown for the tournament premiere of Guy's Grocery Games: DDD Family Tournament on Wednesday, January 2nd at 9pm. Next, Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence welcome a new batch of hapless recruits to whip into shape on the season premiere of Worst Cooks in America on Sunday, January 6th at 9pm. Next, 12 talented young bakers enter the kitchen with the hopes of impressing Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman on a new season of Kids Baking Championship premiering Monday, January 7th at 9pm. Then, at 10pm, Giada De Laurentiis hosts brand-new competition series, Winner Cake All, with four of the best cake-baking teams in the country facing off each episode to create epic cakes for clients such as TLC's The Busbys, Rashad Jennings, Apolo Ohno and more. Also, catch primetime premieres of Beat Bobby Flay, Chopped, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Guy's Grocery Games and Triple D Nation. In daytime, Giada De Laurentiis is sharing her hosting tips and tricks on a new season of Giada Entertains premiering Sunday, January 20th at 11:30am. Also, in daytime, don't miss premieres of Girl Meets Farm, Guy's Ranch Kitchen, The Kitchen, The Pioneer Woman and Trisha's Southern Kitchen. FoodNetwork.com is serving up healthy options for the new year and seasonal recipes perfect for the cold weather. Join the Food Network conversation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat Discover. (more...)

WINTERTIDE Cheers Gordon Square This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

WINTERTIDE at Gordon Square, now in its third year, features an expanded main stage, complete with a beer garden, fire pits and s'mores, pop-up musical acts in retail shops and restaurants, wandering performances, a kids' zone including photos with Santa, a free trolley back and forth to Cleveland Bazaar Holiday! at 78th Street Studios, and so much more! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 5, 2018
by - Dec 5, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Citizens Theatre Announces 2019 Season, Putting Women Center Stage - NORA: A DOLL'S HOUSE, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

The Citizens Theatre has announced a new season of work by women writers that will put women centre stage. (more...)

Casting Announced For TIME IS LOVE/TIEMPO ES AMOR at the Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Writer and Director Che Walker returns to the Finborough Theatre to direct the European premiere of his own play Time Is Love/Tiempo es Amor, opening at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week limited season on Tuesday, 1 January 2019 (Press Nights: Thursday, 3 January and Friday, 4 January 2019 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Actor and Dancer Ken Berry Passes Away Age 85
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Ken Berry, a much-loved actor, and dancer died Saturday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California. (more...)

Christmas in Leicester Square Hosts BRIEFS, Frisky & Mannish, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

The festive season is so close we can practically taste the advent calendar chocolate, smell the mulled wine, and hear the jingling of sleigh bells over the sound of Mariah blaring out the radio. (more...)

Submissions For The 8th Annual CAPE New Writers Fellowship Open For 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment opened submissions today for its eighth annual CAPE New Writers Fellowship (CNWF), a talent and professional development program that trains emerging writers to succeed in Hollywood. Pipeline programs like this are critical, particularly in light of this year's highly-successful #AsianAugust, including the premieres of CRAZY RICH ASIANS, TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE and SEARCHING, which has galvanized the industry to elevate diverse stories. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY to Repeat December 19 at Rockwell
by Don Grigware - Dec 12, 2018

What a dazzling array of talent (pictured above)! Monday December 10 marked the 25th performance of An Evening of Classic Broadway at Rockwell Table and Stage. For those unfamiliar with this event that meets 5 or 6 times a year, it's a musical evening of Broadway tunes, both familar and lesser known, introduced by producers Dianne Fraser who also performs and accompanist Brad Ellis who serves as musical director and fun narrator par excellence. Joining them this time around are Domonique Paton, Ashley Fox Linton, Shannon Warne, Larry Poindexter, Michael Kastroff, Scoth Ellis Loring and the piece de resistance Queen of Los Angeles Cabaret Andrea Marcovicci. I say are instead of were because, due to popular demand, this particular show is having a second performance on Wednesday December 19 once again at Rockwell with most of the cast intact. (more...)

Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Comes to Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. (more...)

Courtney Act Joins CLUB BRIEFS In The Leicester Square Spiegeltent
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The BRIEFS BOYS have announced that the stunningly talented and beautiful COURTNEY ACT will be joining them on stage with her glorious act this FRIDAY 14 DECEMBER at 10.15pm - a CLUB BRIEFS not to miss! (more...)

The Music From Downton Abbey Comes to Highclere Castle Hosted By Jim Carter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Today, Live Nation Concerts and Cuffe & Taylor are proud to announce Music From Downton Abbey: a concert in the stunning grounds of Highclere Castle performed by The Chamber Orchestra of London with the television show's composer, John Lunn on piano. The concert will take place on 22 June 2019 and will be hosted by actor Jim Carter in character, as the beloved Mr. Carson. Tickets go on general sale on Friday 14 December 2018 at 9am at DowntonAbbeyTheConcert.com (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 10, 2018
by - Dec 10, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Blue Man Group Boston Supports Christmas In The City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

For the second year in a row, Blue Man Group Boston will join Christmas in the City to provide some holiday magic to those less fortunate. The Boston-based organization, started by Jake and Sparky Kennedy, provides a one-of-a-kind holiday party each year which includes lunch, an indoor carnival and presents for thousands of homeless families from across the Greater Boston area. (more...)

MICHAEL JACKSON HISTORY SHOW Returns To Celebrate Summer In South Africa
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

It's official! The upcoming SA summer season is set to heat up as one of the world's most-loved tribute shows pays homage to the legendary Michael Jackson in, Michael Jackson HIStory Show, from 14 December 2018 until 10 February 2019 across the country. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 1, 2018
by - Dec 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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