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Photo Coverage: HEARTBREAK HOUSE Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 7, 2018

Heartbreak House celebrated its opening night last night, September 6. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out all the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER at Shetler Studios
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Emmy Award-Winner, Dorothy Lyman, who is well known for playing Opal Gardner on All My Children and Naomi Oates Harper on Mama's Family, will premiere her new play, In the Bleak Midwinter, at Shetler Studios' Theatre 54, in Manhattan. The production stars Blue Bloods series regular, Abigail Hawk. The limited engagement runs September 8 - 23 with Opening Night on Saturday, September 8. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Karen Ziemba, Alison Fraser and More in HEARTBREAK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The limited Off-Broadway engagement for the Shaw's timely classic comedy Heartbreak House will open Sunday September 9th.at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through September 29th only. Check out photos of the ensemble in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE STEPSISTER SCHEME by Jim C. Hines
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Sep 3, 2018

Originally, fairy tales were dark and grim, not the light, bubbly Happily Ever After stories we all know and love in these modern times. Jim C. Hines pulled obscure versions of fairy tales you might not be familiar with when creating his four Princess novels. (more...)

Photo Flash: 5-Star Theatricals Presents SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL, with music by Jeanine Tesori, book & lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire, musical direction by Dan Redfeld, choreography by Karl Warden and will be directed by Kirsten Chandler. SHREK THE MUSICAL opens on Friday, October 19, 2018 and runs through Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks.   (more...)

Olivia Award Nominated LOST DOG Come To Liverpool As Part Of LEAP Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Lost Dog's new show Juliet and Romeo has swept across the UK with enormous success and is stopping off in Liverpool for one night only on Friday 9 November at the Capstone Theatre, as part of Leap Dance Festival 2018. (more...)

Sunshine And The Rain Share Two New Tracks, Expand Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

New Jersey's Sunshine And The Rain (fmr. The Black Hollies) are excited to share two new tracks from their upcoming sophomore album Beneath The Stars (October 26, 2018 on Ernest Jenning Record Co.). First, the group premiered 'Just The Way It Goes' on The Best Show With Tom Scharpling last night -- listen to the episode HERE, and listen to the track HERE. The band has also shared the video for 'Today,' which is available to stream or embed HERE. The audio-only track can also be found HERE.  (more...)

5-Star Theatricals Presents Thousand Oaks Premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL (more...)

Goodbye, Summer and Humidity; Hello, Fall and Sweater Weather
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

After an unbearably hot and humid summer, it's finally time for the much-anticipated views, tastes and aromas of fall. As you welcome the change of season, Discover Lehigh Valley, the destination marketing organization dedicated to promoting tourism in Pennsylvania's Lehigh and Northampton counties, wants to help you plan your perfect fall getaway and leaf-peeping adventure. According to the Weather Channel, Lehigh Valley should expect peak fall foliage in mid-to-late October, which is the ideal time for an escape to the region. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Second Street Players Children's Theater's RUMPELSTILTSKIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Street Players Children's Theater present Rumpelstiltskin by Peg Herring based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Performance dates are October 5th6th and 7th. Curtain is at 7pm for the Friday and Saturday show and 2pm for the Sunday show. All performances will be held at The Riverfront Theater. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Little Triangle Company Delivers A Tasting Plate of Musical Theatre Characters With A LITTLE CABARET
by Jade Kops - Sep 24, 2018

Little Triangle continues it's trend to present wonderful interpretations of less frequently performed pieces with it's latest melange of musical theatre characters coming together for A LITTLE CABARET. (more...)

Founders Of Broadway Junior Program, Gershon And Dunnn, Honored By Educational Theatre Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) is pleased to announce a major gift from Jeffrey Seller, in support of its JumpStart Theatre program that builds sustainable musical theatre programs in middle schools that previously had none. The gift will enable the program to expand to a new city in 2019. (more...)

BE MORE CHILL, COME FROM AWAY, and More Among Lineup for BroadwayCon 2019
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

BroadwayCon has announced the initial MainStage lineup, including sold-out sensation Be More Chill, Tony Award-winning musical Come From Away, The Prom, and Pretty Woman. As part of MainStage programming, panels will feature members of the cast and creative teams from all four shows. Additional panels will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Jeffrey Seller Gifts Educational Theatre Foundation with Donation to Support Musical Theatre in Middle Schools
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) announces a major gift from Jeffrey Seller, in support of its JumpStart Theatre program that builds sustainable musical theatre programs in middle schools that previously had none. The gift will enable the program to expand to a new city in 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: SWEET CHARITY at Marriott Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Sep 23, 2018

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but in SWEET CHARITY, it's all in the leading lady's name. Charity Hope Valentine: the dance hall hostess who gives away her last dime to those in need, remains boundlessly optimistic no matter what life throws her way, and, above all, believes in finding love. (more...)

First Listen: PRETTY WOMAN Cast Recording Arrives!
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Atlantic Records will release 'PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING) tomorrow, September 21. Physical CD editions of 'PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING)' arrive in stores nationwide on Friday, October 26. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on DAILY POP on E!
by TV Scoop - Sep 17, 2018

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on DAILY POP on E! (more...)

BWW Review: Attend a Hilariously Funny Funeral, Southern-style, at Desert Theatreworks, in SOUTHERN FRIED FUNERAL.
by Audrey Liebross - Sep 16, 2018

Desert Theatreworks has opened its 2018-19 season with a hilariously funny production of SOUTHERN FRIED FUNERAL. A clever script, great acting by the ensemble cast, great direction, and great set and costume designs ensure that audiences will have a great deal of fun at the dysfunctional Frye family's send-off for their husband and father. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA and GMA DAY on ABC
by TV Scoop - Sep 14, 2018

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA and GMA DAY, airing on ABC! (more...)

Margo Seibert to Debut New Album at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Yellow Sound Label has announced the release of 77th Street, the compelling and heartfelt debut solo album from MARGO SEIBERT (more...)

WNO's Presents LA TRAVIATA In The Kennedy Center Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Washington National Opera opens its 2018-2019 season with a stunning new production by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello of Verdi's La traviata, October 6-21, 2018, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Tickets start at $45. From the famous brindisi drinking song to the heartbreaking 'Addio del passato' aria, the original 'Pretty Woman' proves it's better to have loved once than not at all. Verdi's romantic masterpiece and familiar tunes are as timeless as the storyline is contemporary, pitting tensions of social class against Violetta's personal sacrifice. (more...)

Lifetime Sets October Premiere Dates for Two New MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT Spin-off Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Lifetime's Real Love Tuesdays continues the love-fest with two new Married at First Sight spin-off series this Fall. Married at First Sight: Honeymoon Island, the new eight episode series that follows a group of singles looking for love on an exotic island will premiere Tuesday, October 23 at 10pm ET/PT. The following week, Married at First Sight: Happily Ever After, the new eight episode series that follows the lives of three happily married couples from past seasons of the franchise will premiere Tuesday, October 30 at 10pm ET/PT. Married at First Sight: Honeymoon Island moves to its regular 9pm ET/PT timeslot that day. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan, Caitlin Kinnunen and More to Perform at Broadway Back To School Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The fourth annual Broadway Back to School, benefitting theatre education programs for underserved schools, takes place September 23 at Feinstein's 54 Below in New York City. (more...)

Author Debbie DeSantis Butler, A New Romance Looms on the Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

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Pushcart Players Launches New Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Pushcart Players announces the 45th Season of touring theater for young audiences, bringing performances to schools, theaters, production venues, and community centers throughout the United States. In Pushcart's 5th decade of stirring up serious fun, the repertoire is an exceptional mix of musical productions exploring American history, self-discovery, classical music, teaching tolerance, and holiday celebrations. (more...)

Oakland University Goes INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Oakland University Department of Theatre will kick off its 2018-19 season on Thursday, Oct. 11 with Into the Woods, a "Once Upon a Time" tale that introduces the hopes and dreams of characters from some of our favorite fairy tales and explores the lengths we go to for our dreams - and the potentially high cost of getting what we want. (more...)

VIDEO: WNO's Presents LA TRAVIATA In The Kennedy Center Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Washington National Opera opens its 2018-2019 season with a stunning new production by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello of Verdi's La traviata, October 6-21, 2018, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Tickets start at $45. From the famous brindisi drinking song to the heartbreaking 'Addio del passato' aria, the original 'Pretty Woman' proves it's better to have loved once than not at all. Verdi's romantic masterpiece and familiar tunes are as timeless as the storyline is contemporary, pitting tensions of social class against Violetta's personal sacrifice. (more...)

BWW Review: 12 Books About Comic Con, fanfic writers, & fan illustrators, no matter what fandom you're a part of
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Oct 4, 2018

Happy Comic Con Week! Whether you're going to be home this weekend scrolling social media feeds and watching YouTube videos wishing you were at SDCC or sitting in an hours-long line waiting to get into a panel or meet a favorite actor and looking to kill time, here are some books (or ebooks for your phone!) that you can whip out and read. These will put you in the spirit for sure! Some of these books take place at various Comic Cons (including both NYCC and SDCC!), while others are about the fans and fanfiction writers and fan artists that make up the fabric of fandom! (more...)

Tacoma Little Theatre Will Present BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Tacoma Little Theatre continues its 100th Anniversary Season with a Halloween treat for everyone; John Van Druten's bewitchingly fun romantic comedy, Bell, Book and Candle, directed by Brett Carr. (more...)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre Presents DEAR RUTH
by Herbert Paine - Oct 3, 2018

The joyful noise emanating from downtown Gilbert is the unrestrained laughter of audiences during Hale Centre Theatre's uproarious production of Norman Krasna's timeless screwball comedy, DEAR RUTH, directed by Cambrian James and featuring a superb cast. The show runs through November 13th. (more...)

BWW Review: Syracuse University's Department of Drama Modernizes INTO THE WOODS
by Natasha Ashley - Oct 15, 2018

Over the weekend I had the absolute pleasure of seeing Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods reimagined at the Storch Theatre in the Syracuse Stage Complex. Director David Lowenstein brilliantly brings those fairy tale stories and characters to life as if they were written and created for present times. Lowenstein and his cast of Syracuse University Drama students offer up a refreshing and captivating production that relates back to modern day sociopolitical issues, the celebrities in the news etc. The numerous pop culture references add to the experience, not detract from it. (more...)

Video: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Believer'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL (more...)

Maryland Native Returns Home With Comedic One-Man Show At Charm City Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

New York based comedian, actor, writer, and improviser, Joe Minchik, is coming home to perform in his new autobiographical solo show, un-a-parent at the 7th annual Charm City Fringe Festival. A Maryland native who hails from Carroll County, Minchik is returning to perform in Maryland for the first time since moving to New York City ten years ago. (more...)

CINDERELLA Coming Up Next At Tribeca PAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents the next event in the 2018-2019 Family Series Season: A Cinderella Tale…Happily Ever After on Saturday, November 3 at 11:00AM. A Cinderella Tale is part of BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center's 2018-2019 Family Theater Season, featuring plays, musicals, puppetry, concerts and dance for all ages.   (more...)

Liz Callaway, Telly Leung, and More to Appear as Special Guests with Margo Seibert at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

MARGO SEIBERT - the actor, vocalist and songwriter who has taken Broadway by storm in musicals such as Rocky and In Transit - will welcome a roster of special musical guests for her 77th Street album release concert at Joe's Pub on Monday, October 22 at 9:30 PM. She will be joined by Liz Callaway (Tony Award nominee), Telly Leung (Broadway's Aladdin, "Glee"), Nicholas Ward (Frozen), Erin Mackey (Wicked), and Heather Christian (Animal Wisdom). The evening will reunite Seibert with her co-stars of Broadway's In Transit, which also featured Leung, Ward and Mackey. (more...)

AT&T AUDIENCE Network and Entertainment One Kick Off New Season of YOU ME HER
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

AT&T* AUDIENCE Network and Entertainment One (eOne) will begin production on the 4th season of 'You Me Her' with plans to premiere in early 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: Bracingly Timely Russian MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Oct 11, 2018

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Sanaa Lathan Enters THE TWILIGHT ZONE
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Sanaa Lathan joins the first season of the new CBS All Access original series THE TWILIGHT ZONE and will star in the episode 'Rewind.' Lathan is the latest addition to THE TWILIGHT ZONE cast alongside previously announced host and narrator Jordan Peele. (more...)

BWW Review: DTW's ITW Merits an A++
by Audrey Liebross - Oct 10, 2018

Desert Theatreworks has mounted a must-see production of Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS. The acting, singing, and choreography are superb. (more...)

STRAIGHT WHITE KNIGHT Premieres at the 2018 Melbourne Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Bear Grillz Releases New Track "TOO LOUD"
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Bear Grillz erupts from hibernation and wastes absolutely zero time winding you up for neck-breaking dubstep on “TOO LOUD.” Cranking the volume to extreme frequencies, the Colorado producer drops an unrelinquishing blitz of bass on his Dim Mak debut. This single is also the title track off of the artist's forthcoming EP, due out on Dim Mak later this year. In conjunction with the release, Bear Grillz is announcing his fall TOO LOUD Tour, which takes him from San Francisco to Montreal to Boulder and beyond. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on New Episodes of ESME & ROY on HBO - Saturday, September 1, 2018
by TV Scoop - Aug 30, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on New Episodes of ESME & ROY, airing on HBO on Saturday, September 1, 2018! (more...)

HEARTBREAK HOUSE Starring Alison Fraser and More Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group announces that performances will begin this evening for the Shaw's timely classic comedy Heartbreak House, at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through September 29th only.  Opening Night for this limited Off-Broadway engagement is set for Sunday September 9th. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION KING Returns To The Belk Theater
by Vickie Evans - Aug 28, 2018

The Lion King brings the magic of Pride Rock to the Queen City (Charlotte) with spectacular choreography, costumes and music that takes your imagination right in the middle of an African Safari. Yes, the magic of Disney is showcased in living color. (more...)

BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is the Perfect Summertime Romantic Comedy
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 21, 2018

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is a perfect summertime romantic comedy that you don't want to miss. Playing on the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre at The Old Globe through September 16th (more...)

Hallmark Channel's FALL HARVEST to Feature Six New Original Movies
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Autumn is in the air on Hallmark Channel, as the network ushers in the season with it's popular, annual 'Fall Harvest' programming event. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of PRETTY WOMAN Opening Night On BWW's Instagram
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

In the video below, go behind the scenes of opening night on BroadwayWorld's Instagram as company member Tommy Bracco takes us behind the scenes of the show's Broadway opening night from curtain to after party! (more...)

MY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH I'M IN THERAPY! Comes To MKE This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

The international comedy hit My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy!, featuring actor & comedian Peter J. Fogel, announced it will be coming to Milwaukee's Broadway Theatre Center in the historic Third Ward, October 10-28, 2018. (more...)

BWW TV: The Pretty People of PRETTY WOMAN Celebrate Opening Night on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Aug 17, 2018

The Nederlander Theatre was the place to be last night, as a pretty magical opening unfolded for Broadway's newest musical, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL. Starring Broadway regulars like Andy Karl, Orfeh, Jason Danieley, and Eric Anderson, the musical marks the Broadway debut of a new leading lady, Samantha Barks.   (more...)

Photo Flash: PRETTY WOMAN Legacy Robe Goes to Matthew Stocke!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Last night, the gang over at Pretty Woman celebrated their opening night. As per Broadway tradition, representatives from Actors Equity were on hand to award the Legacy Robe to the ensemble member with the most Broadway credits. (more...)

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