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'The Runway In Rahway' Returns to Union County Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

A platform for models of all shapes, sizes and ages, comes to the Union County Performing Arts Center Main Stage Cafe on Sunday, September 10, 2017. The Runway In Rahway is a premier boutique style fashion show featuring local boutiques and designers. Built on a foundation of diversity; the event will showcase models who are also moms. (more...)

BWW Review: Provocative TROUBLE IN MIND by Alice Childress Gets Timely Revival at Theatricum Botanicum
by Shari Barrett - Aug 22, 2017

TROUBLE IN MIND, the scathingly funny and thought-provoking backstage drama about interracial politics by pioneering African American playwright Alice Childress, is currently enjoying a brilliant revival at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum in Malibu thanks to director Ellen Geer's vision of the groundbreaking 1955 satire in which an integrated theater company in rehearsal for a “progressive” anti-lynching drama marks the first opportunity for gifted African American actress Willetta Mayer (portrayed by multiple NAACP Award-winner Earnestine Phillips who commands the stage) to play a leading lady on Broadway. This could be her dream come true, but what compromises must she make to succeed? (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...)

G.W. Mullins Speaks to the Dead and Talks About After Death Communication in His Book, 'Messages from the Other Side'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

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Mind The Art Entertainment Announces Cast for WHISKEY PANTS: THE MAYOR OF WILLIAMSBURG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Mayor of Williamsburg welcomes Bernard Holcomb, Caitlin Mesiano, Charlie Tingen, Chloe Fox, Claudillea Holloway, Eric Michael Parker, Michelle Ireton, Nicholas Connolly, Raquel Suarez Groen, Stefanie Londino, Tony Mowatt, and Vincent Hale as the cast. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," directed by Stephen Rayne. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Jaw-Dropping' Episode of This Week's YOUNGER
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

On the next episode of YOUNGER titled 'The Incident at Pound Ridge', sparks fly at the annual Empirical Publishing picnic and Liza finds herself caught between Josh and Charles. The 'jaw-dropping' episode airs Wednesday, August 23rd at 10 pm on TV Land. (more...)

THE MINUTES, TREVOR THE MUSICAL, A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Among League of Chicago Theatres' Fall 2017 Picks in the Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Fall 2017 will see Chicago continue to produce some of the most exciting theater in the country. Offerings from the city's more than 250 producing theaters include a range of special fall programming, featuring everything from the latest musicals to highly anticipated world premieres.    (more...)

Book Writer of ANNIE & HAIRSPRAY- Thomas Meehan Passes Away at 88
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld is sad to report that Thomas Meehan, who is best known for his books of such classics as Annie, The Producers and Hairspray, passed away yesterday, August 21, 2017. He was 88 years old. (more...)

Keeping Up with Daveed Diggs: Five Upcoming Projects You Should Know About
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 22, 2017

Daveed Diggs stole the hearts of audiences when he leapt into the spotlight in the original cast of 'Hamilton.' Earning instant acclaim and nabbing a Tony for Best Performance by a Featured actor in a musical, the Oakland-born rapper shot to stardom throughout his run as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit hip hop history lesson. (more...)

ANASTASIA to Waltz Through Next July on Broadway; New Block of Tickets Released!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Producers Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening) today announce a new block of tickets for Broadway's ANASTASIA through July 29, 2018. (more...)

Shakespeare's HAMLET Extends at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22.  (more...)

Tune Up! RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Sets 2017-18 Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The producers of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson, have announced casting for the upcoming National Tour. (more...)

Peerless-AV' Introduces New All-in-One Kiosk Powered by BrightSign'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

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Sneak Peek - Danielle Staub Returns to Bravo's THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at CHINA GOES POP at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Direct from China comes the European premiere of this stunning new multi-spectacle show featuring martial arts, physical comedy and dazzling acrobatics performed by Cirque du Soleil alumni, and created and produced by award-winning Broadway and circus artists. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for SoCal Co-Production of BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) and California Ballet Company (CBC) announced today the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming co-production of Billy Elliot. This Tony Award-Winning musical includes music by Elton John, with book and lyrics by Lee Hall. Billy Elliot features direction by Neil Dale, who makes his San Diego directorial debut, music direction by Don LeMaster, and choreography by California Ballet Company Associate Artistic Director, Jared Nelson. Performances run from September 22 - October 8, 2017, at the Spreckels Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at City Theatre and Island City Stage's SHORTS GONE WILD 5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

City Theatre and Island City Stage present Shorts Gone Wild 5 playing now through September 10, 2017 at Island City Stage in Wilton Manors. This all-new production marks the fifth season of South Florida's hottest LGBT-themed short play festival that celebrates the LGBT and Progressive communities. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WHAT I LEARNED FROM JOHNNY BEVAN by Luke Wright Returns to the Fringe this Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Luke Wright's multi award-winning political drama is back for one week only. (more...)

Opera Adaptation of Stephen King's DOLORES CLAIBORNE on Tap for 59E59 Theaters' Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

59E59 Theaters has announced the line-up of shows for Fall 2017.  All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). (more...)

Broadway's WAITRESS to Kick Off In-Person Rush Starting Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The producers of Broadway's most delicious hit, WAITRESS, announced today that beginning Tuesday, August 22, the smash musical will offer $40 rush tickets for every performance, available in-person daily at the Brooks Atkinson box office (256 West 47th Street). (more...)

Emma Degerstedt, Conor Ryan, Lauren Molina and More to Lead DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced the cast and creative team of the New York premiere of the musical Desperate Measures, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous).  (more...)

Catnip Productions Presents Australian Premiere of THE NETHER at the Seymour Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Catnip Productions will present the Australian premiere of THE NETHER by Jennifer Haley as part of the Reginald Season from 13th September to 7th October at the Seymour Centre. (more...)

John Hancock Real Estate acquires Boston's HarborView at the Navy Yard, a 224-unit, Class-A high-rise multi-family property
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

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THE ILLUSIONISTS to Bring Breathtaking Magic to Fox Cities PAC Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY will take the stage for three performances in April. (more...)

2017-2018 Season Highlights Announced for Boosey & Hawkes Composers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

This season ushers in a host of premieres by Boosey & Hawkes composers, including John Adams's new opera Girls of the Golden West in San Francisco, Sebastian Currier's RE-FORMATION in Minneapolis, Christopher Rouse's Berceuse Infinie in Baltimore, and a new orchestral work by Sean Shepherd in Boston. (more...)

Festival Schedule Announced for Tempe Center for the Arts, 9/9 & 10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Bechdel Test Fest is offerings include a panel discussion, play readings, film screenings, children's workshops, music, and more! Plays and films from Arizona playwrights and filmmakers were selected by a panel of adjudicators and all pass the Bechdel Test: Two female-identifying characters who have a conversation with each other about something other than a man. (more...)

Curio Theatre Company Takes on Shakespeare During Philadelphia Fringe 9/13-17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

West Philadelphia's Curio Theatre Company kicks off its 13th season this September as part of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival with I, Peaseblossom, performed in the historic Woodlands Cemetery. Suitable for all ages. This show is FREE to the public. (more...)

BWW Review: A Place More Magical Than Dreams: MSMT's ALICE IN WONDERLAND Captivates Young and Old
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 21, 2017

In the opening scene of Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark's Alice in Wonderland, Alice sings of her notion of Wonderland - 'a place where nonsense fills the air, a place more magical than Dreams' - and in MSMT's Theatre for Young Audiences' original musical version of this classic, witty nonsense is deliciously blended with flights of imagination to create the perfect fantasy that speaks to audiences of all ages. (more...)

Wilbury Group to Open New Performance Space with THE CARETAKER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Wilbury Theatre Group opens it's new Olneyville performance space with Harold Pinter's groundbreaking 1960 work, The Caretaker. (more...)

The Zephyr Bones Premiere New Single 'Juglar Child On The Carousel'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Barcelona-based, beach-wave rockers, The Zephyr Bones, premiered a new single, “Juglar Child On The Carousel”, via to announce their debut, full-length album, Secret Place, will arrive November 10 on CLASH – share via Soundcloud La Castanya. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup - Aug 20, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: PIXEL DUST, Assembly Roxy
by Amy Hanson - Aug 20, 2017

A monologue on the themes of technology and identity, Pixel Dust features teenager Daniella, always online in some fashion, vlogging her hopes and Dreams into cyberspace.  An outcast at her new school, she escapes into the internet, taking on different identities even as she seeks to discover her own.  She feels liberated and empowered online, but the dark side of the internet is always there, saving her humiliation in the cloud, sowing doubt about her friendships and amplifying her need for validation. (more...)

Costa Mesa Playhouse Presents REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

The Costa Mesa Playhouse presents the second production of its 53rd season, Josefina Lopez's play about the Latina immigrant experience, "Real Women Have Curves," running September 8 through October 1, 2017. (more...)

Pittsburgh Recording Artist 1Geno Drops Latest Visuals For 'My Steez'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

1Geno is a one of a kind artist hailing from Pittsburgh, PA. He started his musical path at an early age. 1Geno has stated that when he was young he envisioned himself as an entertainer on a grand scale while staying true to himself. (more...)

BWW Review: Springhouse Theatre's Winsome Staging of THE FANTASTICKS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 19, 2017

Sometimes even the loveliest and most appealing of musical theater scores can be forgotten, virtually erased from your memory. Unless, of course, you have your digital music system programmed to play a cavalcade of memorable showtunes, but even then, you're likely hear songs from the same ten shows on a continuous loop. (more...)

Midas Investments Launches Media and Entertainment Fund for Film Content
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Singapore based Investment Banking and Advisory firm, Midas Investments Consulting Pte Ltd has launched a US$ 150 Million Midas Global Media Opportunities fund. The fund will invest in a diversified portfolio of Media and Entertainment related projects, assets and ventures such as Films (including mainstream / Indie films - Production and Distributions), Digital and Broadcast Content (including Short Films, Web Series, Television), Global Events (Entertainment, Social and Corporate), Talent Management and New Age Media technology firms. (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...)

Review: In SO LONG BOULDER CITY, Jimmy Fowlie Hysterically Presents the Background Story of LA LA LAND'S Mia Dolan
by Shari Barrett - Aug 19, 2017

From the award-winning Celebration Theatre, producers Nathan Frizzell and Tom DeTrinis, whose hilariously twisted minds brought you Go-Goy Boy Interrupted, comes the hilarious solo show SO LONG BOULDER CITY, a satire of the almost-Best Picture winner LA LA LAND. Its genesis began when co-writer/star Jimmy Fowlie and co-writer/director Jordan Black watched the movie and couldn't help but ask themselves what exactly about Mia's poorly-produced, designed and attended one-woman show in the movie was supposed to have launched her highly successful career? And since there was no definite answer to be found, the two created their own hysterical spin on the glorious mystery. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: ALL WE EVER WANTED WAS EVERYTHING, Roundabout @ Summerhall
by Amy Hanson - Aug 18, 2017

All We Ever Wanted Was Everything is a rocking rollercoaster ride through the last thirty years in Britain, from the Thatcherite late 80s, through Cool Britannia, to Brexit Britain.  Focusing on two working-class kids from Hull, Leah and Chris, it portrays their unfulfilled Dreams and increasing neuroses, even as an asteroid screams towards the planet.  It's not quite a play, not quite a musical and not quite a rock concert, taking elements from each to create what production company Middle Child describe as 'gig theatre'. (more...)

Echosmith Continues to Slay with Latest Music Video for 'Future Me'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

After the massive success of 'Cool Kid' which was 3x Platinum in the US, Echosmith has returned with a new track and accompanying video for 'Goodbye'. The new album, “Inside A Dream', is the culmination of a year-and-a-half of tirelessly working to define who we are,” continues Noah. (more...)

Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Brandon J. Dirden, Finds Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, launches its 2017/18 Season with Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Carl Cofield. (more...)

Brazilian Actress Paula Berwanger Stars in Shaw's VILLAGE WOOING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Brazilian actress Paula Berwanger stars in Bernard Shaw's classic comedy about a working class girl chasing the man of her Dreams halfway across the world. (more...)

Female Empowerment is Front and Center at Big Dreams & Silver Screens' 5th Anniversary Celebration of the Rahway International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Rahway International Film Festival is now celebrating its Fifth Anniversary as well as its first year under the newly minted non-profit organization, Big Dreams & Silver Screens.  (more...)

THE MINDY PROJECT Costume Exhibit Coming to the Paley Center
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

In celebration of the upcoming sixth and final season of The Mindy Project, The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills will showcase the bold color palette and trendsetting style of the critically acclaimed Hulu original comedy series, in an immersive and first-of-its-kind exhibit curated by the series' Emmy-nominated Costume Designer and President of the Costume Designers Guild, Salvador Perez, that will run exclusively at the Paley Center beginning August 26, 2017. (more...)

HAMILTUNES - An American Sing-a-Long Announced for The Moonlight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The sing-a-long phenomenon that is sweeping the nation, Hamiltunes, is being presented by Moonlight Stage Productions for one night only on Tues., Sept. 19 at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. Gates will open at 6:00 p.m. with curtain at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, but tickets to attend are required and can be reserved online at moonlightstage.com. (more...)

Discovery Channel Premieres All-New Series GEAR DOGS 9/4
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Doghouse opens its doors to Discovery Channel in the all-new series GEAR DOGS (WT), premiering Monday, September 4 at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

Bad Quarto Productions' LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Bad Quarto Productions, a theatre company specializing in performing modern theatre using Shakespearean staging techniques, opens it's current production of Love's Labour's Lost: The First Quarto at 353 W. 48th St. in New York City on August 19th. The production runs through August 27th. (more...)

Josh Ritter's 'Thunderbolt's Goodnight' Premieres At Paste Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Josh Ritter's New Single 'Thunderbolt Goodnight,' Premiered August 17 Via Paste Magazine. It Comes From His Highly Anticipated Album 'Gathering' Due September 22. (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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