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OACCE Holds Second Annual MAKE ART PHILLY in City Hall Courtyard
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) presented a successful second year of Make Art Philly, a day of kid-focused and family friendly art-making, in the City Hall Courtyard on Wednesday, July 26.   (more...)

Michael Feinstein, BANDSTAND, Tovah Feldshuh and More Coming Up This August at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

This August, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jess Cornelius Announced on Paul Kelly US/Canada Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Jess Cornelius is the New Zealand-born songwriter, singer, and instrumentalist behind Teeth & Tongue. (more...)

Viewers Can Sample Season Premieres of Showtime's EPISODES and DICE for Free
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

SHOWTIME is giving viewers nationwide an early opportunity to sample the season premieres of the network's hilarious comedy series EPISODES and DICE for free, ahead of their debuts on Sunday, August 20th at 10 p.m. and 10:30pm ET/PT, respectively. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 9
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 9, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Thrasher-Horne Center Rebrands with New Identity
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

For the first time in 13 years, the Thrasher-Horne Center has officially revealed a new brand name, cornerstone, mission and vision, along with a complete redesign of its website, THcenter.org. The two theatres and conference center are now collectively known as the Thrasher-Horne Center with a new logo, color scheme, tagline and website to accentuate the updated mission. Additional elements of the new concepts will be revealed over the next year as part of an ongoing brand launch. (more...)

David Crosby, Craig Finn, Poco & More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces singer-songwriter and social justice activist David Crosby on tour with his latest solo album, Craig Finn (of the Hold Steady) with John K. Samson (of the Weakerthans) and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, August 10 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

PICK ONE: A Cabaret Premieres at The Duplex on 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

'Pick One: A Cabaret' premieres at The Duplex Cabaret Theater on August 19th. This unique cabaret allows you to see the event and songs you want. Each performer prepare two songs, and the audience picks one. Vote for the song you want! This show features performers from Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tours, and some amazing new talent! (more...)

Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! Extends Again at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Old Globe today announced that due to popular demand, the exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! has now extended again, through September 10! This is the second and final extension for the hit show, which previously announced a one-week addition through September 3. The production plays in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Single tickets start at $45 and are on sale now. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kings of St. Louis! NEWSIES Makes Headlines at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Based on Disney's 1992 cult classic film, Newsies tells the rousing tale of the great Newsboy Strike of 1899. Jack Kelly, a charismatic and resilient newspaper boy, leads a bunch of New York City rag-tag orphans in a clash against the mighty publishing titan, Joseph Pulitzer. With a score by Alan Menken, and hits that include 'Santa Fe,' 'Seize the Day,' and 'King of New York,' this Muny premiere promises to make headlines. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents New Writers at 54: TA-DA! THE LYRICS OF ERIC PRICE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents New Writers at 54: Ta-Da! The Lyrics of Eric Price on Sunday August 13 at 9:30pm and featuring Tony Award nominees Beth Malone (Fun Home), Howard McGillin (The Phantom of the Opera), Jarrod Spector (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), and a cast of Broadway all-stars. (more...)

Broadway In Chicago presents ON YOUR FEET!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and ON YOUR FEET! are delighted to announce that the hit Broadway musical, ON YOUR FEET!, will dance its way back to Chicago where it originated its Pre-Broadway engagement the summer of 2015. Based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, ON YOUR FEET! will play Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited three-week engagement (more...)

The Liminal Playhouse Opens 2017 — 2018 Season with the Louisville Premiere of HIR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Artistic Director Tony Prince and Producing Director Richard McGrew are excited to open The Liminal Playhouse's third season with Taylor Mac's "Hir." Tony Prince is directing the company's first production since joining Bunbury Theatre and Pandora Productions as the third resident theatre company at The Henry Clay Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: COMPANY at MNM Productions
by John Lariviere - Aug 7, 2017

MNM Productions' Company is the latest venture by theatrical producers and arts consultants Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz. Company is their sixth major musical following A Chorus Line, Side By Side By Sondheim, Hair, The World Goes 'Round and, most recently, Monty Python's Spamalot. MNM Productions' Company will be appearing at the Marshall E. Rinker Playhouse of the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts through August 6, 2017. (more...)

Magic and Adventure Abound in New Musical at Book-It
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Book-It Repertory Theatre will bring magic, adventure, and inspiration this holiday season with Howl's Moving Castle, a new musical based on an original book by Diana Wynne Jones. Founding Co-Artistic Director Myra Platt will adapt and direct the musical stage adaptation of the award-winning fantasy novel and local actor Justin Huertas will write music and lyrics. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 3, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 3, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Central Florida Community Arts presents TITANIC THE MUSICAL: In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Central Florida Community Arts' Community Choir and Symphony Orchestra will proudly perform Titanic The Musical: In Concert on August 25 and 26 at Calvary Orlando (1199 Clay St, Winter Park, FL 32789). (more...)

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Skit Featuring Justin Moore Earns Emmy Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Chart-topping, ACM award-winning artist Justin Moore's performance in a “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” skit landed an Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics category for “The Ballad of Claus Jorstad (Devil Stool).” The spoof was written by Jimmy Kimmel and Gary Greenberg. (more...)

Rickie Lee Jones Returns to the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Two-time Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones returns to the Jeanne Rimsky Theater on Thursday, October 26 for the first time since her sold out performance in 2009. (more...)

Broadway Celebrates 10th Anniversary of High School Musical 2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Christopher Rice (Broadway's The Book of Mormon) directs this larger than life music video featuring songs from the hit Disney Channel Original Movie. High School Musical 2 debuted on television 10 years ago and it's time to relive your favorite moments from the film with this brand new tribute video. Featuring Direction by Rice, Broadway performers from Newsies, A Bronx Tale, Mean Girls, Amelie, Aladdin, and more come together to rock out Kenny Ortega's iconic steps from the film along with brand new choreography by Christopher Rice and Audra Bryant! You'll have a FABULOUS time! Check it out! (more...)

Filthy Friends (Sleater-Kinney, R.E.M.) Release Video, New Album Out 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Filthy Friends have released of the video for their track “Despierta” via Pitchfork. The track appears on their debut album Invitation out August 25 via Kill Rock Stars. Watch and share “Despierta” here and pre-order Invitation here. (more...)

SONGS & STORIES WITH JOHN BERRY Debuts this Week on The Heartland Network
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

This week, country music star John Berry debuts his all-new international television show, SONGS & STORIES WITH JOHN BERRY. (more...)

MNM Productions Announces Cast for LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz, the producing partners behind MNM Productions, one of South Florida's hottest theatre companies, today announced the cast of its third production this year, the funny, saucy, gender-bending musical LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 18
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 16, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Clay Aiken Regrets Previous Defense of Donald Trump: 'I Am A F*****g Dumbass'
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

AMERICAN IDOL runner up and former CELEBRITY APPRENTICE contestant Clay Aiken took to Twitter yesterday to apologize for his previous support of Donald Trump. (more...)

ADG Debuts New Award Category for Excellence in Production Design for Animated Features
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

“Production Design in Animation: Celebrating 100 Years of Imagination” will be this year's theme for the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards where the guild will debut its new award category Excellence in Production Design for an Animated Feature Film (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! Dutch Production To Begin Previews October 18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Dutch production of ON YOUR FEET! is scheduled to start previews on October 18, with an official opening date set for October 29, at the Beatrix Theater in Utrecht. (more...)

STUN, New Play About Drag and LGBT Culture, Gets NYC Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The premiere reading of STUN, a new play about drag and LGBT culture, will take place at the Dramatists Guild of America this Friday, August 18. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Acting Against Cancer
by Keith Waits - Aug 15, 2017

I am not the biggest fan of Adam Sandler, or at least the movies he manufactures for himself and his buddies, but I have always liked The Wedding Singer, one of his first, most endearing films. The story of Robbie Hart (Remy Sisk), a cheesy but sincere front man for a wedding band in the late 1980's, is a logical selection for adaptation into a stage musical, and provides ample opportunity for satire of social trends in fashion. (more...)

Los Lobos, David Crosby, Teedra Moses & Betches of Comedy Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces City Winery favorite Los Lobos returning for a four-night stand, a second night with David Crosby and more. (more...)

Witness History Aboard Avon Players' TITANIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

???????More than a century after the disaster, the story of the "unsinkable" Titanic continues to capture the public's imagination.  With lush music and gripping drama, Avon Players kicks off its 71st season with the musical depiction of the tragedy, Titanic running September 8-23. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek Inside Rehearsal for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at the Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Rehearsals are underway for Alliance Theatre's upcoming production of Shakespeare in Love, based on the 1998 film that won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture. Georgia Shakespeare co-founder and Artistic Director Richard Garner is directing this love letter to William Shakespeare in his company's former home at Oglethorpe University's Conant Performing Arts Center while the Alliance Theatre undergoes a complete renovation. Performances are August 30 - September 24, 2017.  Opening night is Wednesday, September 6. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Jess Cornelius Releases New Single + Announces Tour with Paul Kelly
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Jess Cornelius, frontwoman of the acclaimed Melbourne pop band Teeth & Tongue, released her searing first solo single 'Jealousy' today. Cornelius says of the track, 'Jealousy is one of those hideous emotions that stops us from being able to be happy, for others and ourselves. (more...)

RENT 20TH Anniversary Tour To Bring A Season Of Love To Wichita
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT is set to play at the Century II Concert Hall in Wichita, Kansas October 30 through November 1. (more...)

Trace Bundy and Andy McKee Come to Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Internationally-acclaimed guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy must be seen to be believed, using harmonics, looping, and multiple capos to confound even the most accomplished music lovers as to how one person can do all that with just two hands and ten fingers. Trace's witty banter and stage presence delivers an unforgettable live concert experience. (more...)

BWW Review: Whipping, or the Football Hamlet Goes for the Touchdown at Callan Theatre
by Hannah Wing - Aug 14, 2017

Something is clearly rotten in the state of the DFL and perhaps America itself. Whipping, or the Football Hamlet, written, directed, and choreographed by Kathleen Akerley, is entertaining and humorous as it is stirring and thought-provoking. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): THE FANTASTICKS' Leach, Beckett and Hargis
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 11, 2017

Stars Jacqueline Leach, Lucas Beckett and Jeremy Hargis took time from their packed schedules to tell us more about themselves, as well as to offer some reasons why audiences should come see their show. Read all about it in the latest Friday 5 (+1) and make your reservations quickly - the show is bound to sell out! (more...)

Catch Justin Moore's Appearance Again On JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Chart-topping country crooner Justin Moore made his return to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' on Tuesday, August 1, and the episode will repeat again Friday, August 11. Tune in to catch Moore perform his latest Top 10 hit single “Somebody Else Will” at 11:35pm ET / 10:35 pm CT on ABC (check local listings). (more...)

VIDEO: Do They Got Us? No! Watch 'The World Will Know' from NEWSIES at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Watch the company of NEWSIES at The Muny get serious in 'The World Will Know' below! (more...)

Photo Flash: NEWSIES Lyricist Jack Feldman Stops by The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

NEWSIES lyricist Jack Feldman visited The Muny's production of the hit musical on Wednesday and took a moment to snap a photo with the cast - check it out below! (more...)

Memphis Soul and R&B Revue Comes to the Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

This live concert journey through the soul of American music with artists featured in the documentary film Take Me to the River comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Sunday, October 8 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, has announced its fall 2017 season. The lineup epitomizes IAC's commitment to building community with a diversity of arts institutions, artists and audiences - in New York, across America, and abroad. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Thursday, August 10, 2017- Friday, August 18, 2017
by TV Scoop - Aug 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Thursday, August 10, 2017! (more...)

Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie to Play the Fox This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

On the heels of a sold-out critically acclaimed summer tour, longtime Fleetwood Mac members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie announced today the second leg of their North American tour. The pair will hit an additional 22 stops on this leg of the tour that will include a stop at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, October 28. (more...)

Review Roundup: NEWSIES Makes Headlines at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Based on Disney's 1992 cult classic film, Newsies tells the rousing tale of the great Newsboy Strike of 1899. Jack Kelly, a charismatic and resilient newspaper boy, leads a bunch of New York City rag-tag orphans in a clash against the mighty publishing titan, Joseph Pulitzer. With a score by Alan Menken, and hits that include 'Santa Fe,' 'Seize the Day,' and 'King of New York,' this Muny premiere promises to make headlines. (more...)

BWW Photo Exclusive: Watch What Happens... Backstage with NEWSIES at The Muny!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive sneak peek behind the scenes of last night's performance of NEWSIES at The Muny - check out photos below! (more...)

ESPN Fantasy Football to Be Bigger and Better Than Ever for 2017
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

ESPN Fantasy Football, the No. 1 most popular fantasy football game, begins its 22nd season with new content and game play features on the ESPN Fantasy App and ESPN.com, along with the most comprehensive collection of expert analysis, news, tools and statistical information in the fantasy sports industry across app, web, television and audio. (more...)

VIDEO: Jay Armstrong Johnson Belts 'Santa Fe' in NEWSIES at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Based on Disney's 1992 cult classic film, Newsies tells the rousing tale of the great Newsboy Strike of 1899. Jack Kelly, a charismatic and resilient newspaper boy, leads a bunch of New York City rag-tag orphans in a clash against the mighty publishing titan, Joseph Pulitzer. With a score by Alan Menken, and hits that include 'Santa Fe,' 'Seize the Day,' and 'King of New York,' this Muny premiere promises to make headlines. Watch Jay Armstrong Johnson (as Jack Kelly) perform a passionate rendition of 'Santa Fe' below! (more...)

Black Violin, Earl Klugh and More Coming Up This Fall at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces genre bending hip-hop duo Black Violin, Grammy Award-winning classical guitar virtuoso Earl Klugh, multi-platinum American rock band The Verve Pipe and more. (more...)

Midnight Madness Returns to Toronto International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Tomb it may concern: strap in, secure your spooktacles, and feel free to let loose a mighty battle cry, because Midnight Madness has just launched its lineup for the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival®, presented by new programmer Peter Kuplowsky. (more...)

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