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BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Sep 8, 2017

Trustus kicks off its 33rd season with Robert O'Hara's charged comedy BARBECUE, and MOMMA'S BOY makes a stop at the Township Auditorium. (more...)

Artistic Curator Andre de Ridder Announces Visionary Programme for Spitalfields Music Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Andre de Ridder, one of the most influential and daring conductors working across genre boundaries in music today, guest curates Spitalfields Music Festival this December. (more...)

Zayn Malik Speaks To The FADER's Duncan Cooper - Highlights!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

After speaking to The FADER's Duncan Cooper in his first interview since quitting One Direction in 2015, this week FADER's former cover star Zayn Malik gave his friend Duncan a call with some updates on his upcoming album and first solo tour, his respect for Taylor Swift, his fans, and more. (more...)

'Six-String Siren' Diana Rein Brings One-Woman Show to The Other Door
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The 'Six-String Siren,' Diana Rein, brings her One-Woman Show to The Other Door, 10437 Burbank Ave., Thursday, September 14. Showtime: 8:00pm. Tickets: $5.00. Info: (818) 508-7008 or (more...)

Inua Ellams' MIDNIGHT RUN Comes to Brixton This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The highly anticipated Midnight Run will take place in Brixton on Saturday 23 September and Saturday 7 October 6pm until 12am. The dusk to Dawn interactive event takes strangers and local artists on a walking tour through urban spaces. This is a unique experience that informs, entertains and brings city dwellers together. (more...)

Riverside Opera Company presents A WEDDING IN SONG AND DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Riverside Opera Company (ROC), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: A Wedding in Song and Dance a performance that includes tri-state area audition winners Soprano Sun Young Chang and Tenor Seunghwan Oh performing excerpts from La Boheme, performances by Dawn Daniels and Dancers performing traditional Irish Jigs and Reels; Lydias School of Dance performing ballets from Aida by Verdi accompanied by pianist Olga Gurevich. Youth performers include Brian Moses on piano, Isabel Bruschi on violin and Kristian Marino on trumpet performing a wide range of pieces including La boheme: Musetta's Waltz, 'Flight of the Bumblebee' and 'Danny boy. (more...)

Michael Matthews to Helm TWELVE ANGRY MEN at Laguna Playhouse This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 97th season, TWELVE ANGRY MEN, written by Reginald Rose and directed by Ovation Award-winning director Michael Matthews. (more...)

Actor Jeremy Irons to Speak at New York Philharmonic's UMS Closing Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The University Musical Society of the University of Michigan (UMS) announces that British actor Jeremy Irons will be the Speaker for the Hill Auditorium performance of Bernstein's Symphony No. 3 ('Kaddish') that closes the 2017 New York Philharmonic residency on Sunday, November 19. (more...)

Current Music Creates Theme Song for Fox Sports Morning Show 'First Things First with Cris Carter and Nick Wright'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

'First Things First with Cris Carter and Nick Wright' with co-host Jenna Wolfe, is a 3 hour, live opinion-based sports morning show on Fox Sports' FS1. (more...)

NFL Debuts 'Let The Show Begin' Campaign to Welcome New Season
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The National Football League (NFL) today unveiled a new multi-platform brand campaign to kick off the new season. The campaign 'Let the Show Begin' showcases the unrivaled entertainment experience that is NFL football. (more...)

VIDEO: Nickelodeon Premieres Original Movie ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY, 10/9
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Nickelodeon will premiere a new original TV movie, ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY, based on author Chris Grabenstein's acclaimed children's book of the same name, on Monday, Oct. 9, at 7:00 (ET/PT). (more...)

TAMAR OF THE RIVER to Give Reunion Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tamar of the River Reunion Concert on November 1, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Tony Nominee Andrew Rannells to Star in Showtime Comedy Pilot BALL STREET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Today, SHOWTIME announced the pilot order for the new half-hour comedy series BALL STREET, starring Emmy® nominated and Golden Globe winning actor Don Cheadle (HOUSE OF LIES) and two-time Tony® Award nominee and Grammy winner Andrew Rannells (Girls, The Intern). (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out Music Video for Zayn's 'Dusk Til Dawn' ft. Sia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Below, check out the just-released music video for Zayn's 'Dusk Til Dawn' featuring Sia. The song is now available on iTunes (more...)

Laila Ali to Host Season 7 of OWN'S Daytime Emmy-Winning HOME MADE SIMPLE
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Oprah Winfrey Network and Procter & Gamble announced today that Laila Ali, undefeated four-time boxing world champion, cookbook author, lifestyle brand creator, inspirational speaker and youngest daughter of Muhammad Ali, will join Daytime Emmy award-winning DIY series 'Home Made Simple' as the new host for season seven. (more...)

Samantha Spiro, Kevin Bishop, and Jennifer Saunders Join Cast Of LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Classic Spring is delighted to announce that Samantha Spiro and Kevin Bishop will star in its forthcoming production of Lady Windermere's Fan at the Vaudeville Theatre. (more...)

Gary Sweet Joins the Cast of MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures announced today that legendary Australian actor Gary Sweet will play the role of Muriel's father Bill Heslop in the world premiere of Muriel's Wedding The Musical. (more...)

Emmy Nominee Brian Tyree Henry to Join Michael Cera and Chris Evans in LOBBY HERO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that Emmy Award nominee Brian Tyree Henry will join the cast of Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO, directed by Trip Cullman. (more...)

BWW Review: FOLLIES, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2017

Theatre has a long memory. Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical has been through myriad incarnations, donning and shedding numbers, an interval, an ill-conceived upbeat ending, and yet the original vision has lingered. It comes to extraordinary life in a blockbuster National Theatre revival that proves Follies isn't just still here - it's thrilling, heartrending and utterly vital. (more...)

Announcing Crowded Fire's Matchbox Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) announces the featured playwrights and plays for the 2017 Matchbox Readings Series, an annual program presenting four public staged readings of plays in development. Playwrights include Idris Goodwin, Lisa Marie Rollins, Jonathan Spector, and Nathan Yungerberg. The readings will be presented November 15-18 at Brava! for Women in the Arts. (more...)

Strictly's Vincent & Flavia to Bring TANGO MODERNO to Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Strictly superstars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace return to the stage with their most audacious and thrilling show yet, Tango Moderno. (more...)

Casting Announced for B and VICTORY CONDITION at the Royal Court
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Paul Kaye, Sarah Niles and Danusia Samal have been cast in B by Guillermo Calderon translated by William Gregory and directed by Royal Court Associate Director (International) Sam Pritchard. (more...)

Greenhouse Theater Center Presents USE IT OR LOSE IT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to present USE IT OR LOSE IT: An Evening of Short Plays About Your Rights, original works inspired by contemporary and historic legal battles the ACLU has fought on behalf of Americans' rights and freedoms (more...)

Sammy Hagar and Dave Mustaine Confirmed For Loudwire Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDS--the ultimate rock 'n' roll award ceremony and concert--has announced that Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH), will perform alongside previously announced artists (more...)

Cast Announced for Steep Theatre's THE INVISIBLE HAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Steep Theatre's 17th season will open this fall with the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar's The Invisible Hand, directed by Audrey Francis. Akhtar won the Pulitzer for his play Disgraced, which premiered in 2012 at American Theatre Company in Chicago and later played both at the Goodman Theatre and on Broadway.  (more...)

MNM's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Preview to Benefit LGBT Church in PB Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz, the producing partners behind MNM Productions, one of South Florida's hottest, award-winning theatre companies, today announced that the Metropolitan Community Church of the Palm Beaches and The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research will be the nonprofit partners for the October 5 preview performance of its next production, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which will run October 6-22 at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse. (more...)

BEST IN DRAG Show Returns to LA's Orpheum Theater 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

???????Best In Drag Show, benefiting Aid for AIDS, a program of Alliance for Housing and Healing, returns October 8, 2017 to the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. 100% of the proceeds from the outrageous and legendary beauty pageant spoof help prevent homelessness and hunger for men, women, children and families living with HIV/AIDS throughout Los Angeles County. Tickets are now sale at (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...)

ACO presents Premiere of Mozart's Mass in C Minor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The American Classical Orchestra, the nation's premier orchestra dedicated to period instrument performance (Vulture), presents its first performance of Mozart's choral masterpiece, Mass in C Minor (Robert Levin edition), on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, joined by sopranos H l ne Brunet and Clara Rottsolk, tenor Brian Giebler, bass Stephen Eddy, and the ACO Chorus, led by Music Director and ACO founder Thomas Crawford. The program also includes Cherubini's rarely performed D mophoon Overture, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 8. (more...)

New Season of MONSTERS INSIDE ME Premieres on Animal Planet, 10/15
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Host and biologist Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective on the cringe-worthy creatures making their homes within the hidden crevices of our bodies as MONSTERS INSIDE ME returns for an all-new season Sunday, October 15th at 9PM. (more...)

Ctrip CEO Jane Sun elaborated how technological development is changing women's status at 'She Loves Tech' Global Startup Competition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017


VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with FOLLIES - What Is Sondheim's Classic Musical About?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Including such classic songs as Broadway Baby, I'm Still Here and Losing My Mind, Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical FOLLIES is being staged for the first time at the National Theatre. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, the production is directed by Dominic Cooke (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom). In the video below, get a look behind the scenes with the company talking about what this classic musical is about! (more...)

BWW Review: Boston Premiere MEN ON BOATS
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 18, 2017

SpeakEasy Stage Company opens its 27th season with the Boston-area premiere of MEN ON BOATS, directed by Dawn Simmons, and featuring an all-female design team and a racially diverse, non-male cast. The playwright specifies in the script that the actors are to be female-identifying, trans-identifying, gender fluid, and/or non-gender-conforming, but no cisgender white males. Even as she bases the play on the known history and Major John Wesley Powell's own journal of the events on his 1869 expedition, Jaclyn Backhaus flips the narrative by altering the nature of the cast of characters. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PEACE, LOVE, NO BULLY Performs at Henri Bendel Flagship Store
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 16, 2017

The Henri Bendel Fifth Avenue flagship hosted a NYFW benefit event for to raise funds and awareness for anti-bullying efforts and BroadwayWorld was there! The event was organized by Carrie Berk (NYMF 2017 Award for Outstanding Individual Performance) and the all-kid cast of the New York Musical Festival's Peace, Love and Cupcakes: The Musical. The show joined forces with No Bully this summer and was awarded a special NYMF citation for turning a musical into a full-fledged social inclusivity movement. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

HISTORY has ordered the six-episode scripted drama series THE BREACH: INSIDE THE IMPEACHMENT OF BILL CLINTON it was announced by Eli Lehrer, Executive Vice President of Programming, HISTORY. (more...)

Black Kids Release New Album Rookie Today + Fall Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Black Kids are finally back, and their new album, Rookie is out today. The record, their first release since their 2008 debut album Partie Traumatic, was recorded and co-produced by Andy LeMaster at Chase Park Transduction. (more...)

Clyde Fitch's Sharp Satire THE CLIMBERS Opens Tonight at Metropolitan Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Metropolitan Playhouse opens its 26th season tonight with Clyde Fitch's sharp satire THE CLIMBERS. Directed by Metropolitan favorite Michael Hardart, the production runs through October 8. Metropolitan Playhouse is located at 220 E. 4th Street. (more...)

Interrobang Theatre's FOXFINDER Begins 9/28 at The Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Interrobang Theatre Project launches its 2017-18 Season, exploring the urgent question What is Truth?, with the Midwest premiere of Dawn King's darkly comic and politically relevant British drama FOXFINDER, directed by Literary Manager Margaret Knapp. FOXFINDER will play September 28 November 5, 2017 at The Athenaeum Theatre (Studio 2), 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at, by calling (773) 935-6875 or in person at The Athenaeum Theatre Box Office. The press opening is Monday, October 2 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Hosts Annual Fall Fête 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) will host its annual benefit to support the Center's programs on Monday, October 2, 2017, in BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater and Howard Gilman Performance Space. The festive, intimate evening will raise funds for BAC through ticket purchases and a silent auction of visual art works. Proceeds will support BAC's artist-centered programs and help to maintain affordable ticket prices. (more...)

Kronos Quartet Stars in East Coast Premiere of MY LAI at BAM, 9/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Kronos Quartet, tenor Rinde Eckert, and Vietnamese musician V n- hn V are bringing Jonathan Berger's acclaimed monodrama My Lai to BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival for the work's East Coast premiere. Four performances will take place in the BAM Harvey Theater, Wednesday, September 27 through Saturday, September 30 (7:30 pm). (more...)

INTO THE WOODS, HOCUS POCUS & More Set for Freeform's '13 Nights of Halloween'
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, brings its annual 13 Nights of Halloween back for 13 nights of double, double toil and trouble. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, September 14- Remembering Patrick Swayze
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2017

Patrick Swayze, a three-time Golden Globe nominated actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter is best-known as the romantic lead in 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Ghost', and for the 'North and South' TV-series. His first professional job was as a dancer for Disney on Parade. In the 70's, the Texas native moved to New York to further his formal dance training. He studied with the Harkness Ballet Company, and then the Joffrey, before joining the Eliot Feld Ballet as a principal dancer. (more...)

New Amsterdam Singers to Celebrate 50 Years Under Music Director Clara Longstreth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The New Amsterdam Singers will celebrate 50 years of leadership under its Music Director Clara Longstreth in the 2017 18 season, with three sets of concerts and three world-premiere commissioned works. (more...)

Jenn Colella, Drew Gehling, and More will Rock Out in BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES this December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series will continue on December 4th at 7:30pm, honoring the foremost and most influential act of the rock era with Broadway Sings The Beatles. (more...)

Registration Opens for PPT's Youth Theatre Academy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) is excited to announce the 4th season of its Youth Theatre Academy. Directed by Director and Choreographer Gwen Matthews, the program is designed around students who have a passion for theatre and a desire to improve their skills and techniques. Matthews will guide students through a structured curriculum spanning 14 weeks, beginning next month. Students will continue to develop their craft and learn how to take their theater performance to the next level. (more...)

ZERAFFA GIRAFFA, WOW! SAID THE OWL and More Coming to Little Angel Theatre in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Little Angel Theatre has announced its new season, running September 2017 - February 2018. (more...)

Broadway's Lauren Elder Wins 1st Place at Masters of Musical Whistling Competition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Broadway star Lauren Elder (HAIR, Side Show) won 1st Place Overall Female in The Masters of Musical Whistling International Competition on Saturday, September 9th, 2017, at The Barnsdall Art Park Gallery Theater in Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre Royal Bath's DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today releases production images for Alfred Uhry's Driving Miss Daisy, directed by Richard Beecham. The play stars Dame Sian Phillips and Derek Griffiths with Teddy Kempner.  Following previews at Theatre Royal Bath from 6 to 9 September, Driving Miss Daisy is now on UK tour with press night on Tuesday 12 September at Richmond Theatre. (more...)

Leonard Jacobs, Founder of the Clyde Fitch Report, to Lead Talkbalk Following THE CLIMBERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Obie Award winning Metropolitan Playhouse stages THE CLIMBERS, Clyde Fitch's indictment of a decadent and selfish age, directed by Metropolitan favorite Michael Hardart, at the Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street, New York City. (more...)

From Monologues To Dialogues - Team Ampalaya Celebrates 2nd Anniversary with TWO IS BITTER THAN ONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

To celebrate two years of artistic bitterness, the team from Ampalaya Monologues decide to double up the bitterness with a one-night only anniversary show 'Ampalaya Dialogues #TwoIsBitterThanOne' on October 14 - Saturday from 7 pm - 10 pm at the PETA Theater Center located at Eymard Road, E. Rodriguez Q.C. (more...)

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