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New LGBTQ Arts Nonprofit Kicks Off Inaugural Performance Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

NOGO Arts announces its inaugural production, Untether, featuring the work of seven LGBTQ identified artists over three nights at the Muriel Schulman Theater at Triskelion Arts. Co-sponsored by Triskelion Arts, Untether brings visual arts, contemporary dance, solo performance, and puppetry together to celebrate the individual free from convention and expectation. Untether releases itself from traditional presentations of work. Comic strip-memoirs are performed, puppets hold forth on life and dreams, love letters are delivered (or not), bodies are remembered, and Family Secrets revealed throughout the evening length performance. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ABIGAIL'S PARTY at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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Don Warrington Will Lead DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Manchester Royal Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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BWW Review: BURIED CHILD by Sam Shepard at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ is Captivating and Stunning
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 24, 2018

Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize winning drama, Buried Child, is now being performed at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey through October 7. Expertly directed by Paul Mullins and featuring an outstanding cast, the play honors Shepard's playwriting legacy with a production of his masterpiece that is beyond excellent. (more...)

Warner Stage Company Presents Agatha Christie's THE UNEXPECTED GUEST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Warner Stage Company will open their 2018-19 Season with one of Agatha Christie's most ingenious murder mysteries - THE UNEXPECTED GUEST. Performances will be held in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre September 23-30, 2018. (more...)

Psychological Thriller INHERITANCE Unlocks Dark Family Secrets on Digital HD June 15
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2018

Portola Pictures has announced the June 15th Digital HD release of Tyler Savage's Inheritance.  Savage directed from his own script, putting a chilling twist on the universal feeling of being trapped by your family history, for better or worse.  Following the world premiere at Dances with Films, Inheritance has received high marks at festivals around the country.  Dread Central raved, 'Savage uses the dark essences of an even more gloomy past to highlight this modern-day ghost story.' (more...)

BWW REVIEW: THE WALWORTH FARCE Is A Fabulously Funny And Utterly Absurd Glimpse Into The Goings On In A Dysfunctional Family
by Jade Kops - May 25, 2018

Dark and twisty, THE WALWORTH FARCE is an absurd play within a play which contemplates the extent parents will go to protect their children. (more...)

Writers on a New England Stage to Feature Pulitzer Prize Winner Jennifer Egan
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad Jennifer Egan returns to The Music Hall as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series Tuesday, June 26, to talk about her New York Times bestseller, MANHATTAN BEACH, winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, now available in paperback. (more...)

Sundance Now Celebrates Pride Month with the Exclusive U.S. Premiere of TAKE 5: BEYOND THE PARADES
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Sundance Now, AMC Networks' premium streaming service, celebrates Pride Month with the June 7th premiere of five original LGBTQ-themed documentaries. The exclusive collection, curated as part of the service's Take 5 franchise and entitled, 'TAKE 5: BEYOND the Parades' explores timely stories of personal identity, transformation and acceptance, as well as critical looks at social movements and injustices worldwide. (more...)

Jeannie Mai Receives Answers Surrounding A Mysterious Family Death in New Clip From HOLLYWOOD MEDIUM
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

In Wednesday's season 3 finale, 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Teresa Giudice struggles to hold it together as Tyler connects to her recently deceased mother. Tyler uncovers a treasure trove of Family Secrets via messages from the grave as he sits down with 'The Real' star Jeannie Mai and the woman who's been keeping them - Jeannie's mother. Pop music legend La Toya Jackson finally finds the closure she's been looking for as Tyler answers the question all of America is asking: 'What were Michael's final thoughts before he died?' (more...)

PCPA Summer Season Includes Two Special Engagement Productions
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

PCPA's upcoming summer season will include six plays in three venues from June 14 through October 21, 2018. Just added to the season are An Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Dennis O'Hare and Muthaland written and performed by Minita Gandhi running in repertory in October. (more...)

The Fox On The Fairway Opens at Elmwood Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Elmwood Playhouse of Nyack NY will be presenting 'The Fox on the Fairway', written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Peter Garruba. 'The Fox on the Fairway' is a fast-paced farce filled with love, lust, rivalry, Family Secrets - and golf! 'The Fox on the Fairway' runs May 11 thru June 2 Todays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm with an additional Thursday performance on May 31 at 8pm. Tickets are $25 / $22 Seniors and Students. (more...)

Actor's Theatre Of Woodstock Presents CURTAINS FOR MYRON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Actor's Theatre of Woodstock will present the world premiere of CURTAINS FOR MYRON by Anthony Giaimo (photo). This new dark comedy centers around Myron, an aging Mafia gumbah wannabe and Jerry, his over the hill gay actor brother. (more...)

Waterbury Festival Playhouse Presents AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Waterbury Festival Playhouse's 2018 season opens on June 28 with Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning play, August: Osage County. Full of blistering, funny dialogue, August: Osage County shook audiences to their core when it first opened in 2007, exploring the perils and pitfalls of a family's relationships with each other and the struggles of addiction. (more...)

Waterbury Festival Playhouse Presents AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Waterbury Festival Playhouse's 2018 season opens on June 28 with Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning play, August: Osage County. Full of blistering, funny dialogue, August: Osage County shook audiences to their core when it first opened in 2007, exploring the perils and pitfalls of a family's relationships with each other and the struggles of addiction. (more...)

Waterbury Festival Playhouse Presents AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Waterbury Festival Playhouse's 2018 season opens on June 28 with Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning play, August: Osage County. Full of blistering, funny dialogue, August: Osage County shook audiences to their core when it first opened in 2007, exploring the perils and pitfalls of a family's relationships with each other and the struggles of addiction. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in West Virginia - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for West Virginia (more...)

West Virginia Public Theatre Presents Broadway Classic A HATFUL RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Following their packed performances of musical comedy Peter and the Starcatcher, West Virginia Public Theatre brings another piece of Broadway to North-Central West Virginia: Directed by WVPT Artistic Director Jerry McGonigle, A Hatful of Rain tells the powerful story of American war hero Johnny Pope as he faces new battles on the home front. Michael V. Gazzo's play premiered on Broadway in 1955, and was adapted into a popular film starring Don Murray and Eva Marie Saint in 1968. Considered shocking and groundbreaking at the time in its unflinching portrayal of issues such as veteran health care scandals and opioid abuse, this classic drama seems even more relevant today. (more...)

The Fox On The Fairway Opens at Elmwood Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2018

Elmwood Playhouse of Nyack NY will be presenting 'The Fox on the Fairway', written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Peter Garruba. 'The Fox on the Fairway' is a fast-paced farce filled with love, lust, rivalry, Family Secrets - and golf! 'The Fox on the Fairway' runs May 11 thru June 2 Fridays and Todays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm with an additional Thursday performance on May 31 at 8pm. Tickets are $25 / $22 Seniors and Students. (more...)

West Virginia Public Theatre Presents Broadway Classic A HATFUL RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Following their packed performances of musical comedy Peter and the Starcatcher, West Virginia Public Theatre brings another piece of Broadway to North-Central West Virginia: Directed by WVPT Artistic Director Jerry McGonigle, A Hatful of Rain tells the powerful story of American war hero Johnny Pope as he faces new battles on the home front. Michael V. Gazzo's play premiered on Broadway in 1955, and was adapted into a popular film starring Don Murray and Eva Marie Saint in 1968. Considered shocking and groundbreaking at the time in its unflinching portrayal of issues such as veteran health care scandals and opioid abuse, this classic drama seems even more relevant today. (more...)

Latinx Theatre Commons Expands Definition Of American Play At Carnaval 2018: ConeXion!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) proudly presents the 2018 LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work (Carnaval 2018: ConeXion!) featuring readings of six new Latinx plays paired with Latinx directors, actors, designers and dramaturgs at The Theatre School at DePaul University, 2350 N. Racine, Chicago, 19-21 July 2018. Carnaval 2018: ConeXion! is dynamic event celebrating the abundance of Latinx talent in the U.S. theatre field. Additionally, Carnaval participants are able to experience Chicago's rich Latinx theatre community through events created by local Latinx theatre companies Urban Theater Company, Aguijon Theater, Teatro Vista, and the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance. (more...)

Colette Freedman's Dark Comedy, BLIND SPOTS, Comes To The Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

In Colette Freedman's BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister's poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark Family Secrets are exposed. The play is produced and directed by Constance Dalton-Pawle and will be presented at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre, as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 1st -22nd, 2018. (more...)

Long-Lost Secrets of Success and Defeat of Fast Food Pioneer Dick Naugle Revealed in Tell-All Book
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

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BookbBuzz.net Partners with Author Bill Pinnell and Page Publishing to Announce the Release of Their New Contemporary Novel - The Offspring
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2018

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Queen's Theatre Hornchurch & Derby Theatre Presents ABI as Response to Cult Classic ABIGAIL'S PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

It's been over forty years since Mike Leigh's gauche hostess Beverly slow-danced her way into theatrical history, but what happened to Abigail? The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch and Derby Theatre have joined forces to commission Abi, a contemporary response to the classic comedy Abigail's Party. (more...)

Additional Performers Added To The SPEAK UP, RISE UP Lineup At The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Speak Up, Rise Up, now in its second year, is back with an all new storytelling festival. During the course of a week, over 40 productions and more than 100 artists will share the stage. (more...)

August 2018 Programming Highlights for Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

August 2018 Programming Highlights for Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior (more...)

August 2018 Programming Highlights for Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior announce programming highlights for August 2018. Check out what's coming this August below!  (more...)

Chicago Latinx Actors Announced For Festival Of New Latinx Works
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) proudly announces the Chicago actors performing the readings at the 2018 LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work (Carnaval 2018: ConeXion!). Carnaval 2018: ConeXion! features readings of six new Latinx plays paired with Latinx directors, actors, designers and dramaturgs at The Theatre School at DePaul University, 2350 N. Racine, Chicago, 19-21 July 2018. Readings are free and open to the public, and tickets can be requested at www.LatinxTheatreCommons.com. (more...)

SPEAK UP, RISE UP Festival Announces August Lineup At The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Speak Up, Rise Up, is pleased to announce their festival lineup which features a diverse group of over 100 artists featuring a wide range of ethnicities and races with the majority of the performers being women. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cynthia Mace Is Master of the Stairs in SKINTIGHT
by Naomi Serviss - Aug 6, 2018

There is literally a lot of heavy baggage when a fashion industry icon gets a surprise visit from his neurotic daughter and her son. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: How To Start Healing Old Wounds And Honor Histories Are Explored In The Captivating And Heartbreaking New Australian Play, THE LONG FORGOTTEN DREAM
by Jade Kops - Aug 4, 2018

H. Lawrence Sumner's latest play THE LONG FORGOTTEN DREAM provokes thought and consideration of our county's past in it's Sydney Theatre Company premiere. (more...)

Cast Members of GREAT COMET, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, and BEAUTIFUL to Star in Reading of BEAU
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

The Directors Company (Michael Parva, Artistic Director; Leah Michalos, Producing Director) and RK Greene/The StoryLine Project LLC, have announced the industry reading of Beau, a new play inside a concert, being presented August 9th at Clinton Cameo Studios. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Get to Know Your Favorite NYMF Stars- Michael Bello of BETWEEN THE SEA AND SKY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

In this week's edition, we caught up with Michael Bello, who directed Between the Sea and Sky, running at NYMF through August 5. (more...)

Belvoir Announces Recipient of the Balnaves Foundation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Belvoir has announced Kodie Bedford as the recipient of the Balnaves Foundation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fellowship, an evolution of the Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright Award, which has long been recognised as one of the most prestigious playwriting awards in Australia. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at Entertainment Centre Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Aug 2, 2018

Christopher John Francis Boone is fifteen and loves mathematics. (more...)

Portland Playwright Tells Story Of Obsessed Sidewalk Artist In PAVEMENT ARTIST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

A painting degree, experience in storytelling and a 100-year-old book about the artist Gaughin all influenced playwright Lynne Cullen of Portland when she wrote "The Pavement Artist," a drama with humor opening Aug. 31 at the Players' Ring in Portsmouth. (more...)

Portland Playwright Tells Story Of Obsessed Sidewalk Artist In PAVEMENT ARTIST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

A painting degree, experience in storytelling and a 100-year-old book about the artist Gaughin all influenced playwright Lynne Cullen of Portland when she wrote "The Pavement Artist," a drama with humor opening Aug. 31 at the Players' Ring in Portsmouth. (more...)

Warner Stage Company Presents Agatha Christie's THE UNEXPECTED GUEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

The Warner Stage Company will open their 2018-19 Season with one of Agatha Christie's most ingenious murder mysteries - THE UNEXPECTED GUEST. Performances will be held in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre September 23-30, 2018. Lost in the fog, a stranger seeks refuge in a nearby house only to find a man shot dead and his wife standing over him with a smoking gun. But the woman's dazed confession is anything but convincing and the unexpected guest decides to help. Remarkably, the police clues point to a man who died two years previously but as the ghosts of a past wrong begin to emerge, a tangled web of lies reveals Family Secrets and chilling motives, where the real murderer turns out to be the greatest mystery of all. (more...)

Elmwood Playhouse Presents THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Elmwood Playhouse of Nyack NY will be presenting 'The Fox on the Fairway', written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Peter Garruba. 'The Fox on the Fairway' is a fast-paced farce filled with love, lust, rivalry, Family Secrets - and golf! 'The Fox on the Fairway' runs May 11 thru June 2 Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm with an additional Thursday performance on May 31 at 8pm. Tickets are $25 / $22 Seniors and Students. (more...)

The Fox On The Fairway Opens at Elmwood Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Elmwood Playhouse of Nyack NY will be presenting 'The Fox on the Fairway', written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Peter Garruba. 'The Fox on the Fairway' is a fast-paced farce filled with love, lust, rivalry, Family Secrets - and golf! 'The Fox on the Fairway' runs May 11 thru June 2 Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm with an additional Thursday performance on May 31 at 8pm. Tickets are $25 / $22 Seniors and Students. (more...)

Colette Freedman's Dark Comedy, BLIND SPOTS, Comes To The Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

In Colette Freedman's BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister's poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark Family Secrets are exposed. The play is produced and directed by Constance Dalton-Pawle and will be presented at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre, as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 1st -22nd, 2018. (more...)

BLIND SPOTS Comes to Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

In Colette Freedman's BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister's poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark Family Secrets are exposed. The play is produced and directed by Constance Dalton-Pawle and will be presented at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre, as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival,  June 1st -22nd, 2018.  (more...)

Actor's Theatre Of Woodstock Presents CURTAINS FOR MYRON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Actor's Theatre of Woodstock will present the world premiere of CURTAINS FOR MYRON by Anthony Giaimo (photo). This new dark comedy centers around Myron, an aging Mafia gumbah wannabe and Jerry, his over the hill gay actor brother. (more...)

The Music Center Showcases World-Renowned Dance Companies in A Bold, Dynamic New Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Southern California audiences will experience some of the most captivating and entertaining dance performances during The Music Center's upcoming dance season, with choreography that expresses deep emotions and movement that showcases the dimensions of both classical and contemporary dance.  Featuring a wide range of popular and groundbreaking dance companies, including The Music Center premiere of Company Wayne McGregor and the return of The Royal Ballet to The Music Center's stages after a 20-year absence, along with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, L.A.'s own Diavolo/Architecture in Motion and George Balanchine's The Nutcracker by Miami City Ballet, the upcoming Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center) season is the most fearless and dynamic to date.  Center Dance Arts is the founding supporter of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center. (more...)

EgoPo Classic Theater Moves Into Marathon Performances Of LYDIE BREEZE TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The pinnacle of EgoPo's 25th Anniversary season and its season-long John Guare Festival will be seeing Guare's Lydie Breeze Trilogy in one of two marathon formats. EgoPo is collaborating with Guare to present all three plays, now titled Cold Harbor, Aipotu, and Madaket Road in a consecutive cycle, with music by Jay Ansill and Cynthia Hopkins. This epic piece of theater about an American family, set between the Civil War and the birth of the 20th-century, runs from April 25-May 6. During this time, there will be two opportunities to see the trilogy over three consecutive evenings, and four opportunities to see all three plays in one day. (more...)

Photo Flash: EgoPo Classic Theater Presents LYDIE BREEZE TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The pinnacle of EgoPo's 25th Anniversary season and its season-long John Guare Festival will be seeing Guare's Lydie Breeze Trilogy in one of two marathon formats. EgoPo is collaborating with Guare to present all three plays, now titled Cold Harbor, Aipotu, and Madaket Road in a consecutive cycle, with music by Jay Ansill and Cynthia Hopkins. This epic piece of theater about an American family, set between the Civil War and the birth of the 20th-century, runs from April 25-May 6. During this time, there will be two opportunities to see the trilogy over three consecutive evenings, and four opportunities to see all three plays in one day. (more...)

Alex Pettyfer's BACK ROADS Starring Jennifer Morrison to Premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival Next Week
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

After his mother (a gritty Juliette Lewis) goes to jail for shooting and killing his abusive father, Harley Altmyer (Alex Pettyfer) is left to care for his three younger sisters in a rural Pennsylvania town. The uneducated Harley works two dead-end jobs to preserve what's left of his family, including the rebellious, sexual 16-year-old Amber (Nicola Peltz). Angered and traumatized by his painful past, Harley finally begins to feel hope when he connects with an older, married woman (Jennifer Morrison), and they embark on an affair. When shocking Family Secrets emerge, Harley's life begins to spiral downward, leading to a devastating conclusion that impacts the entire community. (more...)

Oxygen Media Presents Two Hour Special THE TURPIN 13: FAMILY SECRETS EXPOSED Hosted By Soledad O'Brian
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Oxygen Media, the destination for high quality crime programming, premieres a new two-hour special, 'The Turpin 13: Family Secrets Exposed' on Saturday, April 28 at 6pm ET/PT. Hosted and executive produced by Emmy® and Peabody Award winning journalist Soledad O'Brien, the special will take viewers on a deep dive into the story surrounding the Turpin family and the parents, David and Louise, who have been charged with keeping their children shackled and starved within the four walls of their own Perris, California home. Retracing the family's past and present, O'Brien will go BEYOND the shocking headlines to ask how far back the family's SECRETS go and how the alleged abuse was kept hidden for so long. For a sneak peek visit here! (more...)

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