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Photo Flash: Arielle Jacobs and More Perform New Works During BMI's Musical Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

This week The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop presented its top works in this year's showcase. The event was held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City and premiered performances of the best of songs written and composed by recent members of this Drama League, Drama Desk and Tony honored workshop. BroadwayWorld has photos from the showcase below! (more...)

INNER CITY Reunion Concert Announced for Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will be hosting a Reunion Concert of the 1971 Broadway musical, INNER CITY. The original Broadway production, directed by Tom O'Horgan, featured music by Helen Miller and lyrics by Eve Merriam.  The show was based on Merriam's book "The Inner City Mother Goose," a collection of updated nursery rhymes reflecting life of the disenfranchised inhabitants of America's urban inner cities circa 1970. The production ran at Broadway's Barrymore Theater from December 1971 to March 1972. Featured cast member, Linda Hopkins, was awarded a 1972 Tony Award for her performance. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company's 37th Season Continues!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company continues its 37th season in June. This year's theme is 'The American Dream.' (more...)

Heartfelt Novel by James T. Hughes Draws Praise from Reviewers
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

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BWW Interview: Ivan Heng of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at W!LD RICE
by Cheeyang Ng - May 13, 2017

Here's an interview with Ivan Heng, who plays Albin/Zaza, the matriarch of the family and find out some of his thoughts with regards to the LGBT scene in Singapore, and how theatre can challenge the current conservative views that currently shape the country, and create an open dialogue about people that living amongst us. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW 3/13 - 2/17 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Mar 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW 3/13 - 2/17, airing on ABC (more...)

Ambreen Razia's THE DIARY OF A HOUNSLOW GIRL to Launch UK Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

An acerbic comedy told through the sharp, straight-talking voice of an aspirational 16 year old British Muslim girl; The Diary of a Hounslow Girl returns as emerging actress Nyla Levy takes on the lead role in Ambreen Razia's witty debut following its 2016 national tour. (more...)

'Misilla Mouse' Announces New Marketing Boost
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The grandmother and granddaughter team of Dr. Mary Pankiw and 13-year-old Nadya Pankiw, first-time illustrator, shared skills to bring the appealing, fascinating, fanciful children's story in 'Misilla Mouse' (published by Trafford Publishing) which was published in March of 2011. (more...)

KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMYS Breaks R1.6 Million on Opening Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMYS, has raked in a remarkable R1.6 million at the box office on its opening weekend of 3 March 2017, with an attendance of nearly 30 000 people. The film opened at number 3 on the Top 10 after LOGAN: THE WOLVERINE and FIFTY SHADES DARKER. (more...)

Wyatt Johnson Automotive Group Acquires Crown Ford in Nashville, TN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

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Louis Elliott Shares 'Letters to Tim'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Louis Elliott, a retired public school teacher, nursing home administrator, and author has completed his new book 'Letters to Tim': a moving collection of letters written from a grandfather to his grandson, who is struggling with serious health problems. The letters detail the grandfather's own experiences growing up on a farm during the Depression and war years. Experiences such as these are mentioned to serve as a stimulus for the grandson's own inspiration and strength; the grandfather described both the good times and bad times experienced during his own childhood. He hoped to inspire and renew his grandson's spirit while encouraging him to 'keep on fighting.' (more...)

Photo Flash: BY THE WATER Opens Tonight at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Midwest Premiere of By the Water, written by Sharyn Rothstein and directed by Cody Estle.  By the Water runs March 16 - April 23, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, March 24 at 8pm.  (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Comes to Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which opens at New Oxford Theatre on Thursday 5th January. (more...)

PowPAC presents OVER THE TAVERN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

 Set in Buffalo, New York, the playwright's home town, Over the Tavern carries us back to the Eisenhower years of the 1950s and introduces us to the Pazinskis - Mom, Dad and their four children, Eddie, Annie, Georgie and, the hero of our tale, 12-year-old Rudy, a precocious kid who's starting to question Family Values and the Roman Catholic Church. Rudy believes God put us on earth to "have fun," and he's trying to figure out why his family isn't having any. When Rudy goes up against the ruler-wielding Sister Clarissa and announces that instead of being confirmed he'd rather shop around for a more 'fun' religion, all hell breaks loose (more...)

IN SPITE OF HEROIN is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

As a personal testimony to the global drug crisis, Dana Chase has recently published her memoir, 'In Spite of Heroin.' The book shares her family's journey with addiction, as well as the despair management strategies she used to cope with her sons' consequences. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES Returns to We tv Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

WE tv's hit series BRAXTON Family Values returns with all new episodes beginning Today, March 16 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Tea Bir Pens 'The Koala and the Crocodile'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Tea Bird is a mother of two and a passionate creator of stories for the young. She is currently presenting her new book 'The Koala and the Crocodile', the story of a koala's love of eucalyptus leaves, and the colorful relationships that spark his personal growth. (more...)

Tyronna McKinstry Releases 'I Have Overcome by the Word of my Testimony'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

'Have Overcome by the Word of my Testimony': the store of a woman whose relationship with God has empowered her to succeed. 'I Have Overcome by the Word of my Testimony' is the creation of published author, Tyronna McKinstry, lifelong Christian and businesswoman (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES Returns to We tv 3/16
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

WE tv's hit series BRAXTON Family Values returns with all new episodes beginning Thursday, March 16 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Martin's Famous Potato Rolls Team Up with Schweid & Sons For The Very Best Burger Truck Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc., is pleased to announce Martin's Famous Potato Rolls and Bread is on the road with Schweid & Sons as they take The Very Best Burger Truck on tour. (more...)

University of Washington School of Drama Announces 2017 - 2018 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama, under the leadership of Executive Director Todd London, is pleased to announce the 2017 - 2018 season. (more...)

Silver Lining Entertainment Announces Return of THE COMEDY UNDERGROUND SERIES Season 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Once again introducing and spotlighting some of the world's hottest new comedic talent, Silver Lining Entertainment (SLE) announces THE COMEDY UNDERGROUND SERIES Season 2. (more...)

BWW Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 26, 2017

Georges and the dazzling drag artiste Albin, otherwise known as Za Za and the star of la Cage aux Folles, live an idyllic existence in the heart of St Tropez. But behind the curtains of this sparkling extravaganza, all may be about to change. Georges' son Jean-Michel announces his engagement to the daughter of a notorious right-wing politician determined to close down the local colourful night-life. Drama and hilarity ensue when a meeting of the parents forces them to cover up their vibrant lifestyle. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Worthington Community Theatre's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Jerri Shafer - Jul 19, 2017

The beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof follows, Tevye, his family, and the other residents of the tight-knit Jewish community of Anatevka as they strive to hold on to their family, values, and traditions in the changing world of Czarist Russa. Join us for the music, love, laughter, and tears as we balance like a Fiddler on the Roof! Performances run July 21 thru July 30th at Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St., Worthington, Ohio.  For tickets and more information, visit http://www.worthingtoncommunitytheatre.com (more...)

Meet the Actors in East Lynne Theater Company AH, WILDERNESS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

For those who didn't have the opportunity to meet the cast of fourteen in East Lynne Theater Company's 'Ah, Wilderness!' at the after-show party at The Merion Inn, another chance is to be had on Friday, August 4 at an after-show Q&A.  It's a wonderful opportunity for patrons to ask the actors and  director such questions as how characters are created, what goes into selecting a season of plays, and where they have previously worked.  Actors in this production have a variety of backgrounds, including performing in regional theater, film and on Broadway, and are ages 12 on up. (more...)

Possum Juniors Perform THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 7/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Possum Point Players' youth affiliate Possum Juniors gets a little ghoulish on stage as they perform the musical comedy, "The Addams Family." The weird and wonderful funny family can be seen Thursday, July 20, Friday, July 21, and Saturday, July 22, at 7:00 PM; Sunday, July 23, matinee is at 2 P.M. (more...)

No Jive Productions presents HIS DOUBLE LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

No Jive Productions, INC. proudly announces the triumphant return of His Double Life, the two act stage play written and produced by the creative mind of Author, Nial Martin. Committed to exploring the complexities of Family Values within the black culture, Martin's His Double Life, follows a young man in his pursuit of acceptance, self-identity, and unconditional love. (more...)

Author La' Motta Roundtree Pens THE CURSE WITHIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

La' Motta Roundtree has completed his new book 'The Curse Within': an engaging expose with in-depth research into true lifestyle stories of women from different walks of life who became caught up in a fast fantasy lanes of drugs, sex, money, and control. Roundtree found that they were typically raised by men whose desires were based only for love, sex, money, and power. (more...)

Chem-Trend Promotes Water-based Technologies for Polyurethane Market
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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Chem-Trend Promotes Water-based Technologies for Polyurethane Market
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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Photo Flash: Cleveland Public Theatre presents BARBECUE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the regional premiere of Barbecue, a dark comedy by Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy, Antebellum) and directed by CPT Associate Artistic Director Beth Wood. Barbecue is onstage February 16th - March 11th, 2017 in CPT's historic Gordon Square Theatre. (more...)

Christopher Lloyd to Go Back to the Future at the State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Great Scott! It's the event that will be generating 1.21 gigawatts of power as Christopher Lloyd takes the State Theatre stage in this electrifying live event! The classic movie Back to the Future will be shown on the big screen followed by storytelling and a Q&A with Christopher Lloyd himself. (more...)

Spring-Green Lawn Care Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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Apex Building Products Partners With Hartville Hardware
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

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Apex Building Products Partners With Hartville Hardware
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

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Cleveland Public Theatre presents BARBECUE by Robert O'Hara
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the regional premiere of Barbecue, a dark comedy by Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy, Antebellum) and directed by CPT Associate Artistic Director Beth Wood. Barbecue is onstage February 16th - March 11th, 2017 in CPT's historic Gordon Square Theatre.  (more...)

Dr. Mary Pankiw's 'Ruffles Rabbit' Announces New Marketing Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Since her childhood, rabbits have been Dr. Mary Pankiw's favorite pet. She and her 15-year-old granddaughter Nadya who is a second-time illustrator shares both their skills to bring 'Ruffles Rabbit,' (published by Trafford Publishing) an appealing, fascinating and fanciful children's story about a rabbit whose determination and persistence makes her a winner. (more...)

Ambreen Razia's THE DIARY OF A HOUNSLOW GIRL to Launch UK Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

An acerbic comedy told through the sharp, straight-talking voice of an aspirational 16 year old British Muslim girl; The Diary of a Hounslow Girl returns as emerging actress Nyla Levy takes on the lead role in Ambreen Razia's witty debut following its 2016 national tour. (more...)

Star-Studded Cast Set for Paul Rudnick's BIG NIGHT at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Center Theatre Group has announced the casting for the world premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play 'Big Night.' (more...)

Onomatopoeia Theatre Company to Host SUMMER RONDO Fundraiser This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company will present its summer fundraiser, 'Summer Rondo Festival - 'Love, Family & Work' on Monday, August 21st, 2017 and Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street, between Lafayette Street & Bowery, New York, NY 10012). (more...)

BMI Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase to Feature New Musicals in NYC This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop will present its top works in this year's showcase on Monday, May 1st at 4:30 PM. The event will be held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City (10 West 64th Street) and will premiere performances of the best of songs written and composed by recent members of this Drama League-, Drama Desk- and Tony-honored workshop. (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX on ABC - Today, April 28, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX, airing on ABC today, April 28, 2017! (more...)

Paul Rudnick's New Play BIG NIGHT and More Slated for 2017-18 at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 2017-2018 season at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

Whitsons Culinary Group Engages Students with a Focus on Healthy Food
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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Two of Kansas' Top Retirement Income Specialists, Kenneth Burke and Carla Edwards, Offer Free Seminar to Trim Taxes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Graham Rowat, Mortimer Brewster and More Sign on for BTG's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces additional casting for BTG's 2017 Summer Season, including Broadway actor, Graham Rowat (most recently featured in the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard) as Mortimer in Arsenic and Old Lace. (more...)

Mario Lopez, Sheryl Underwood to Host 44th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Announced today on the CBS Daytime program, The Talk, Mario Lopez, host and star of the Emmy-award winning syndicated entertainment news show, Extra, and Sheryl Underwood, one of the hosts of the Emmy-award winning, CBS Daytime program, The Talk, have been named as hosts of the 44th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS (more...)

Joseph L. Follette, Jr. Shares THE SIZZLE MINDSET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Joseph L. Follette, Jr.'s new book The Sizzle Mindset ($11.99, paperback 9781545600177; $5.99, eBook, 9781545600184) shares with couples that they can have a passionate marriage by being great lovers. This books shows individuals how to be great lovers and how to return to love throughout the ups and downs of married life. To have a great marriage one must be a great lover. Being a great lover often requires having been greatly loved by ones parents or caregivers growing up. Unfortunately many miss out on this living example of love. This book teaches concrete principles to individuals who didn't have this example. (more...)

Scoop: THE TOY BOX on ABC - Friday, April 28, 2017
by - Apr 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TOY BOX, airing on ABC on Friday, April 28, 2017! (more...)

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