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Clague Playhouse's 90th Season Opens with THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Clague Playhouse opens its 90th anniversary season with the haunting ghost play, The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill, the spine-tingler will be running September 15 - October 8, 2017 (more...)

Xtraordinary TO Dances presents Two New World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Xtraordinary TO Dances (XTOD) gives rise to a feast of 2 premieres: XTOD Solo Dance Xchange (live performance) and XTOD: Moments In Reel Time (film). (more...)

Welsh National Opera Comes to The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

This autumn, Welsh National Opera return to Bristol Hippodrome with two Russian-themed operas which mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution.  Performing from 15 - 18 November, the Company will bring its productions of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin and Jana?ek's From the House of the Dead, based on the book by Dostoevsky to the city. (more...)

Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off to Celebrate 6 Years at The Kraine Theater!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

???????On Sunday, October 1 Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off! will celebrate their 6th year anniversary at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery)!  (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Friday, September 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - Sep 6, 2017

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on Friday, September 8, 2017! (more...)

Cast Complete for ON YOUR FEET! First National Tour, Starting the Salsa in Buffalo This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producers James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman have announced complete casting for the First National Tour of the Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET!, starring Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as seven-time GRAMMY-winning international superstar Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing her 19-time Grammy-winning producer and husband Emilio Estefan. (more...)

MasterChef Cruise Announces Premium Programming, Experiences for Caribbean Culinary Adventure
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

MasterChef Cruise announced today the slate of Premium Programming and Experiences for its Nov. 12-17 Caribbean cruise. (more...)

Tony Kushner Joins Chicago Humanities Festival's FALLFEST/17: BELIEF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Today, the Chicago Humanities Festival revealed its full line-up for the Fallfest/17: Belief. New additions to the line-up including Tony-award winning playwright Tony Kushner, Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson, French philosopher and social critic Bernard-Henri Levy, filmmaker Joe Swanberg, Obama Presidential Center architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, and Publican chef Paul Kahan. (more...)

National Theatre of MatMadia to Present SHE MOON: A SHOW ABOUT BUTTS at The Muse Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The National Theatre of MatMadia is proud to present SHE MOON: A Show About Butts at The Muse Brooklyn. SHE MOON, an ensemble creation, is directed by Maddy Campbell. (more...)

R&B Mainstay Kenny Lattimore Releases Official Music Video for 'Push'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Directed by Dale “Rage” Resteghini (Nicki Minaj, Fall Out Boy, Soulja Boy) and staring actress and TV/radio personality Claudia Jordan (The Real Housewives of Atlanta), the video portrays the song's storyline about a man realizing his mistake in pushing away a relationship with a good woman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Geva's 45th Season Begins with IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents In the Heights, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Melissa Rain Anderson in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 5 through October 8. (more...)

The Second City To Hold Benefit For Harvey Victims Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Second City will hold a benefit for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts tomorrow night, September 6th in the e.t.c. Theater. "Harvey Can't Mess with Texas" will feature performers who hail from areas affected by the storm. (more...)

Spinning Tree Theatre produces Kansas City Premiere of Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Spinning Tree Theatre proudly produces the Kansas City premiere of Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA October 27 November 12. Four-time Tony Award winner Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies, La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy) based his 2014 play on actual events. (more...)

The Sol Project's OEDPIUS EL REY Begins Next Month at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

A friendly reminder that The Public Theater will begin previews on Tuesday, October 3 for the New York premiere of the electrifying play, OEDPIUS EL REY in collaboration with The Sol Project. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Saturday, September 23, 2017
by TV Scoop - Sep 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on Saturday, September 23, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: ENFRASCADA is an Engaging Story about the Magic of Women
by Lacey Cannon Gonzales - Sep 21, 2017

The latest offering from Austin's Teatro Vivo is ENFRASCADA, a comedic tale of love, heartbreak, and the magical relationships of women. Written by Tanya Saracho, this dark comedy premiered as a part of the 2011 Clubbed Thumb Summerworks in New York City under the direction of Jerry Ruiz. (more...)

FOX and Twitter Team for New Streaming Initiatives to Promote New & Returning Series
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and Twitter today announced they will partner on a wide range of streaming initiatives to launch returning series EMPIRE and THE MICK, as well as the network's new comedy, GHOSTED. (more...)

RAWdance Performs DOUBLE EXPOSURE at ODC, 10/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After their sold-out world premiere at ODC Theater last summer, RAWdance returns next month in an encore presentation of DOUBLE EXPOSURE, the company's critically acclaimed program of duets representing more than a dozen West Coast choreographers. Double Exposure runs October 26 - 28, Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 - $35, and may be purchased online at odc.dance/tickets or by phone at 415-863-9834. (more...)

VTA to Open 2017-18 Broadway Series with Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association opens the 2017-2018 Premier Health Broadway Series with Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical, IN THE HEIGHTS, Oct. 2-8 at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Celebrate Mexico's Wide Scope of Mexico's Contemporary Culture - 10/14-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

In this 14th edition, Celebrate Mexico Now's multi-disciplinary nature yields a comprehensive cultural picture of the passions and concerns that underscore the complexity of Mexico as country and diaspora. From October 14 to October 22, 2017, the festival will showcase a wide range of events featuring literature, theater, film, culinary arts, and music at major venues throughout the city; many of them free of charge. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS in the Moonlight
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 16, 2017

Before there was HAMILTON, there was Lin-Manuel Miranda's other Tony Award winning show, IN THE HEIGHTS. Though different in story, this is was no less an impactful work as it showcases a Latin community at the top of Manhattan as they struggle to achieve the American dream and redefine what they consider home. (more...)

Buck Creek Playhouse Announces NUTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Nuts has been called the best courtroom melodrama since Witness for the Prosecutionand The Caine Mutiny Court Martial and inspired the 1987 film starring Barbra Streisand and Richard Dreyfus. Set in a courtroom in New York's Bellevue Hospital, the story follows the JOURNEY of a high-priced call girl incarcerated on a charge for killing a violent 'john.' The State says Claudia Faith Draper is unfit to stand trial. As testimony from experts, physicians, and her parents unfolds, can she prove to the judge that she isn't 'nuts' and stand legally sane at trial for manslaughter? (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Matthew Kelly and More for DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS at Sheffield
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Artistic director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie presents Eugene O'Neill's Desire Under the Elms in his inaugural season. Sam Yates directs Olivier Award-winner Matthew Kelly in the role of Ephraim, alongside Claudia Cadette (Woman), Colin Haigh (Old Farmer/Sheriff) and Tim Dewberry (Man). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Previews: After Season of Success in Rio de Janeiro, VAMP, O MUSICAL Opens in Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Sep 15, 2017

Now in Sao Paulo! The soap opera Vamp, a horror comedy that marked a whole generation in the 1990s and until today is considered cult by the legion of fans it left, was adapted for the theater by Aventura Entretenimento. After a successful season in Rio de Janeiro, the musical debuts on September 15 in Sao Paulo, at Teatro Sergio Cardoso. With conception and general direction by Jorge Fernando and direction by Diego Morais, who directed with Jorge the soap opera Eta Mundo Bom, Vamp, o Musical has in the cast the protagonists of the soap opera, Claudia Ohana and Ney Latorraca. (more...)

Sarah Michelson's SEPTEMBER2017/ to Make World Premiere at the Fisher Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, has announced the world premiere of Sarah Michelson's September2017/, running September 22-24 at the Fisher Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Haunting First Look at WOMAN IN BLACK at Clague Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Clague Playhouse opens its 90th anniversary season with the haunting ghost play, The Woman in Black. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill, the spine-tingler will be running now through October 8, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny. (more...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN DANCE GUILD Celebrates 60 Years for the 2017 Performance Festival
by Caryn Cooper - Sep 14, 2017

On the weekend of September 7-10 2017, the American Dance Guild (ADG) celebrated its 60th anniversary during their annual performance festival at The Ailey Citigroup Theater. This year's ADG Lifetime Achievement Awards went to three outstanding American dance masters: acclaimed and Tony-award winning choreographer, Garth Fagan; dance medicine pioneer and Dean of the American Dance Festival, Martha Myers; and Louis Mofsie, Founding Artistic Director of the renowned Thunderbird American Indian Dancers who have sustained the legacy of indigenous American Indian dances for the past 54 years. (more...)

UMS Announces No Safety Net Theater Festival with Focus on Contemporary Social Issues
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The University Musical Society of the University of Michigan (UMS) announces No Safety Net, a three-week theater festival of four productions that foster timely conversations around slavery, terrorism, transgender identity, and radical wellness and healing. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at Olney Theatre Center - Come for the Fireworks!
by Charles Shubow - Sep 12, 2017

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MOonhORsE Dance Theatre Celebrates Age on Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Older & Reckless, MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's celebrated series curated by Artistic Director Claudia Moore, presents its 40th edition featuring 15 world-class artists, 2 duets, 3 solos and a community work. Special guest renowned ballerina Evelyn Hart in a new work by Matjash Mrozewski, dynamic duo Ric Brown and Darryl Tracy in a duet by Lesandra Dodson (New Brunswick), moving dance force Heidi Latsky (NYC), Older & Reckless favourites Daniel Firth and Jane Mappin (Montreal) plus the masterful Sashar Zarif, take to the stage Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11 for three shows only at Harbourfront Centre Theatre. (more...)

Award Winning Equity Theatre Coyote Stageworks Announces DIRTY BLONDE and THE COCKTAIL HOUR For Their 2017-18 Season
by David Green - Sep 11, 2017

Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley-based award-winning Actors' Equity professional theater company, announced that its ninth season will include productions of two highly entertaining stage plays, presented at the Palm Springs Art Museum's Annenberg Theater, as well as the return of much-anticipated free Play Dates staged reading series. The Coyote StageWorks season will open with a performance of Dirty Blonde for nine performances, running February 2 11, 2018. This will be followed by the production The Cocktail Hour, running March 23 - April 1 for nine performances. The Play Dates series will run on selected Sundays from November through June at the Camelot Theater, part of the Palm Springs Cultural Center. (more...)

Stir Friday Night to Present THE SHRIMPSHACK REDEMPTION at The Second City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

A prison of assumptions has overwhelmed the Asian race, and Stir Friday Night is breaking out! In their newest sketch revue, 'The Shrimpshack Redemption,' the 22-year-old Asian-American comedy troupe has diligently chipped away through stereotypes and social norms to escape the 'Shrimpshack', and find their true selves. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Closes Moonlight's 37th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Moonlight Stage Productions closes its 2017 season with the groundbreaking musical In the Heights, September 13 - 30. With music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, this Tony Award-winning musical broke new ground as it introduced a new generation of Broadway storytellers. Manuel would later go on to bring his megahit show Hamilton to the stage. In the Heights is full of exhilarating dance with a backdrop of salsa, Latin pop sounds, and frequently rapped lyrics described by the New York Times as "an ear-tickling novelty on Broadway." Tickets range from $23 to $55 for all reserved seating and $17 to $22 for general admission lawn seating. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (760) 724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)

GHOST QUARTET to Launch Inaugural 'Next Door at NYTW' Series; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the inaugural season of Next Door at NYTW in the Fourth Street Theatre, NYTW's newly renovated 65-seat black box space. (more...)

World Class Musicians Brought Together by 'Cuatro' Strings at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Latin GRAMMY-winning instrumentalist and cuatro virtuosic, Jorge Glem, takes the stage at the iconic musical venue Joe's Pub for a special, one night only, concert featuring guests from all over the musical world, including celebrated Cuban saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera and award-winning pianist, accordionist, and songwriter Sam Reider. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

San Francisco Opera presents Verdi's La Traviata in ten performances at the War Memorial Opera House, September 23 through October 17. Company Music DirectorNicola Luisotti leads an international cast featuring three artists making their Company debuts in leading roles: Romanian soprano Aurelia Florian as Violetta Valery, Brazilian tenor Atalla Ayan as Alfredo Germontand Polish baritone Artur Ruci?ski as Giorgio Germont. The classic 1987 San Francisco Opera production, which evokes the opulence of mid-19th century Paris in lavish, detailed settings and costumes, will be revived by original director John Copley along with stage director Shawna Lucey. Artistic Director of Theatre Flamenco of San Francisco Carola Zertuche contributes new choreography in her Company debut. Ian Robertson directs the San Francisco Opera Chorus. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE ILLUSIONISTS, Coming to Broward Center Next Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY, will play the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale June 19 - 24 as part of its North American tour in 2018. Get a sneak peek at some of the illusionists below! (more...)

Matthew Kelly to Lead DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS at Sheffield Theatres; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Artistic director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announced the full cast for Eugene O'Neill's, Desire Under the Elms, in his inaugural season. (more...)

Miller Theatre Opens Jazz Series with Hammond B3 Organ Master Dr. Lonnie Smith and His Trio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens the 2017-18 Jazz series with the Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio, featuring Dr. Lonnie Smith, Hammond B3 organ, Jonathan Kreisberg, guitar, and Johnathan Blake, drums. (more...)

Port of Kalama Drops Appeal to Shorelines Conditional Use Permit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

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BWW Previews: THE ILLUSIONISTS: LIVE FROM BROADWAY at the Boward Centre for the Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 25, 2017

Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, THE ILLUSIONISTS has shattered box office records worldwide and thrilled audiences of all ages with a mind-blowing spectacular showcasing the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth. (more...)

City of Thousand Oaks Cultural Affairs Commission Announces Excellence in Arts Award 2017 Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

On Thursday, October 19, 2017, The City of Thousand Oaks Cultural Affairs Commission will honor Michael Pearce, Tish Greenwood, Edward Francis, and Young Artists Ensemble for their work in the arts. The event will take place at 7:00pm in the Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre, at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362. The free event will be followed by a light reception. The Excellence in the Arts Awards are designed to honor and celebrate persons and organizations which contribute to the vibrancy of the arts and culture and increase access to arts experiences in Thousand Oaks. Also presented that evening, and still to be announced, is The Mayor's Award, granted to a recipient chosen at the discretion of the current Mayor of Thousand Oaks, Claudia Bill de-la Pena. (more...)

Pop Announces New Series LET'S GET PHYSICAL Set in World of Competitive Aerobics
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Whether you have Bette Davis eyes or the eye of the tiger, get ready to party all night long (all night) as Pop takes its comedy cue from the '80s with their newest series LET'S GET PHYSICAL, a modern-day story set in the high-octane world of aerobics. (more...)

Fall 2017 Programs Announced at the Guggenheim Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Sackler Center for Arts Education at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents the following public programs and film festival in conjunction with the exhibitions Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892-1897 and Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World. On the occasion of Archtober, New York's architecture and design month, the museum offers architecture-focused events and tours in addition to evening programming, including a special Halloween iteration of Art After Dark. (more...)

The Sol Project Announces OEDIPUS EL REY, New Partner Theaters, and $100K Grant
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Sol Project, the new theater initiative dedicated to producing the work of Latinx playwrights, has announced the New York premiere of OEDIPUS EL REY by MacArthur Fellow Luis Alfaro, directed by longtime collaborator Chay Yew, the OBIE award-winning director. (more...)

Amedeo Modigliani's Early Work Gets First U.S. Exhibition at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Jewish Museum presents Modigliani Unmasked, the first exhibition in the United States to focus on Amedeo Modigliani's early work made in the years after he arrived in Paris in 1906. (more...)

Sarah Michelson to Premiere SEPTEMBER2017/ Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, has announced the world premiere of Sarah Michelson's September2017/.  (more...)

R-S Theatrics Adds Performance to Sold Out Run of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

R-S Theatrics is excited to announce it has sold out its initial performance dates of 'In the Heights.' Due to high ticket demand, we have added a performance on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 8:00 pm. Performances will continue at the .Zack Building, 3224 Locust Street, Saint Louis, MO. Patrons may try for the 'In the Heights' waitlist. Patrons may arrive at 7:00 pm and sig-up, any unclaimed or returned tickets will be sold 10 minutes before the performance in the order names appear on the list.  (more...)

E! Launches First Post-Show Podcast with New Series CLAP BACK: THE OFFICIAL WAGS PODCAST
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

E! announced today that it will expand its non-linear programming lineup to bring fans even more custom content with the introduction of new post-show podcast, CLAP BACK: THE OFFICIAL WAGS PODCAST hosted on the Art19 platform and distributed through Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Googleplay (more...)

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