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Industry Interview: Inside the All But Chill Life of Jennifer Ashley Tepper
by Robert Diamond - Sep 4, 2018

Does anyone still wear a hat? Jennifer Ashley Tepper does... and this year she is wearing all of them.  (more...)

8th Annual Streamy Awards Announces Nominees, and YouTube as Partner
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced the nominees for the 8th Annual Streamy Awards. The 2018 awards ceremony will take place at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Monday, October 22 at 9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT and will stream live globally and exclusively via YouTube.com/streamys. (more...)


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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...)

10 Years Of Mom+Pop Anniversary Concert On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Mom+Pop will celebrate their tenth anniversary with a very special event atBrooklyn Steel on October 22. The show will feature performances by some of the label's top artists including Courtney Barnett, Alice Merton, Sleigh Bells,Sunflower Bean, Neon Indian and Tom Morello—more to be announced. Tickets are on sale TODAY here. (more...)

TFANA Presents Peter Brook And Marie-Hélène Estienne's THE PRISONER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents the New York Premiere of C.I.C.T. - Theatre du Bouffes du Nord's The Prisoner, continuing Peter Brook's 40-year-long collaboration with playwright/director Marie-Helene Estienne.   (more...)

Kim Kardashian, Marshmello, Ninja are Streamys Premiere Awards Winners
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced the winners of twenty-four Streamy Awards at the Streamys Premiere Awards at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica.  The evening was hosted by BlameItOnKway and Montana Tucker in advance of the 8th Annual Streamy Awards, which will be streamed LIVE Globally at YouTube.com/Streamys on Monday, October 22nd at 9PM ET / 6PM PT from The Beverly Hilton. Full list of winners below. (more...)

Streamy Awards Announce Twenty-Four Premiere Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2018

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced the winners of twenty-four Streamy Awards at the Streamys Premiere Awards at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. The evening was hosted by BlameItOnKway and Montana Tucker in advance of the 8th Annual Streamy Awards, which will be streamed LIVE Globally at YouTube.com/Streamys on Monday, October 22nd at 9PM ET / 6PM PT from The Beverly Hilton. Full list of winners below. (more...)

New Literature From Europe Festival Comes to NYC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

The New Literature from Europe Festival (NLE), New York City's top European literary event, is returning to New York City, bringing leading and emerging voices from 14 different countries in conversation with some of today's foremost authors, editors and translators. For its 14th installment, NLE will use the lens of literature to celebrate cultural diversity and heritage while addressing the current challenges of globalization and migration. Through a wide range of conversations and panel discussions, the festival will also offer New Yorkers a rare opportunity to hear important voices in translation and discover new ones who might not be known yet on this shore.  (more...)

Sienna Miller, Seth MacFarlane And More Join The Cast Of Showtime Limited Series Based On THE LOUDEST VOICE IN THE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

SHOWTIME has announced that Golden Globe® nominee Sienna Miller (Layer Cake), Oscar® nominee and Emmy® winner Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy), Screen Actors Guild Award® nominee Simon McBurney (The Theory of Everything) and Annabelle Wallis (Peaky Blinders, The Mummy) have joined the cast of the network's upcoming eight-episode limited series about Fox News founder Roger Ailes. Based on extensive reporting by Gabriel Sherman for his bestselling book, The Loudest Voice in the Room, the series stars Academy Award® and Golden Globe winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind) in the title role and Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts as Gretchen Carlson. Crowe also serves as an executive producer on the series. Emmy nominee Kari Skogland (The Handmaid's Tale) will direct the first two episodes. Production is set to begin next month in New York.   (more...)

Sienna Miller, Seth MacFarlane, Simon McBurney, and Annabelle Wallis Join Roger Ailes Limited Series on Showtime
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

SHOWTIME has announced that Golden Globe® nominee Sienna Miller (Layer Cake), Oscar® nominee and Emmy® winner Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy), Screen Actors Guild Award® nominee Simon McBurney (The Theory of Everything) and Annabelle Wallis (Peaky Blinders, The Mummy) have joined the cast of the network's upcoming eight-episode limited series about Fox News founder Roger Ailes. Based on extensive reporting by Gabriel Sherman for his bestselling book, The Loudest Voice in the Room, the series stars Academy Award® and Golden Globe winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind) in the title role and Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts as Gretchen Carlson. Crowe also serves as an executive producer on the series. Emmy nominee Kari Skogland (The Handmaid's Tale) will direct the first two episodes. Production is set to begin next month in New York.   (more...)

East Texas Artists To Present COME FIND ME - A Christmas Musical Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

A concert reading of COME Find Me - A CHRISTMAS MUSICAL is coming to UT Tyler's Braithwaite Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2018. A new musical in development by writers Kelvin and Holly Reed, COME Find Me - A CHRISTMAS MUSICAL is an endearing musical drama that will warm the hearts of young and old alike. (more...)

Alex Duda Named Executive Producer of THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Five-time Emmy Award winner Alex Duda has been named executive producer for “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” which debuts in national syndication next fall. The announcement was made by Tracie Wilson, Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs, NBCUniversal TV Distribution. (more...)

Broadway Comes To Westchester For Music Conservatory Of Westchester's Annual Golf And Tennis Classic
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

For its 17th Annual Golf and Tennis Classic, Music Conservatory of Westchester is bringing the Great White Way to Westchester! (more...)

OhLook Performing Arts Center To Host Private Staged Reading Of COME FIND ME: A CHRISTMAS MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Come Find Me: A Christmas Musical will receive a private staged reading on May 20, 2018 at OhLook Performing Arts Center in Grapevine, Texas. The performance will begin at 10am. (more...)

Lowry's Spotlight Theater to Close its Doors
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Sad news comes to Denver in a recent announcement made on Facebook that Lowry's Spotlight Theater will be permanently closing. The company is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary season. (more...)

TEDxAsburyPark Hits The Stage On Saturday
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

TEDxAsburyPark "Passion," one of the largest and highest-rated TEDx conferences on the east coast, is set to take the stage at the legendary Paramount Theatre on Saturday, May 19th. (more...)

Quality Hill Playhouse Pays Tribute Cole Porter and Noel Coward with IT'S DELOVELY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Lyrics take center stage at Quality Hill Playhouse in March as the company pays tribute to two songwriters known for their internal rhymes and worldly wit in the original cabaret revue IT'S DELOVELY: THE WIT OF COLE PORTER AND NOËL COWARD, opening March 2. (more...)

TEDxAsburyPark Announces First Dozen Speakers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

TEDxAsburyPark, one of the largest and highest-rated TEDx conference on the East Coast, today announced the first dozen speakers who will speak at the Saturday, May 19th "Passion" event held at the Paramount Theatre on the Asbury Park Boardwalk. Speakers, who will perform for an audience of 1500, will include a supermodel-turned-feminist advocate, leading dancers and choreographers, explorers, business leaders, an LGBTQ pioneer, a "comic book man," and more. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For World Stage Premiere Of Mike Bartlett's NOT TALKING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Defibrillator and Arcola Theatre, today announces cast for world stage premiere of Mike Bartlett's, Not Talking. Artistic Director of Defibrillator James Hillier directs David Horovitch (James), Gemma Lawrence (Amanda), Kika Markham (Lucy) and Lawrence Walker (Mark). The production opens at the Arcola Theatre on 1 May, with previews from the 25 April, and runs until 2 June. (more...)

Unframed at New Stage Theatre Presents BOY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The Unframed at New Stage Theatre Series presents BOY by Anna Ziegler March 22,23,24, 25 at 7:30pm and March 24 at 2:00pm.  Ticket price is $10.00 and tickets can only be purchased at the door, cash or check only. The performances are staged at New Stage Theatre's Warehouse Theatre, which is located at 1000 Monroe Street in the Belhaven Heights neighborhood. Unframed at New Stage Theatre is sponsored by Jackson Free Press. BOY is recommended for adult audiences. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with The Public's FIRE IN DREAMLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

The Public Theater will begin previews for the New York premiere of FIRE IN DREAMLAND, written by Rinne Groff on Tuesday, June 19. The company is currently hard at work in rehearsals, check out the photos below! (more...)

FROZEN Star Jelani Alladin Responds to Racist Troll in New Instagram Post
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 28, 2018

This evening, Frozen star Jelani Alladin clapped back at a racist Instagram troll who had invaded his comments to criticize the casting of Kristoff as a person of color and hurled racial epithets at the talented actor in hate-filled rants. (more...)

BWW Review: HEISENBERG at Zach Theatre
by Rex Stanfield - Jun 24, 2018

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Sigma Return With Whopping Summer Anthem ANYWHERE
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Cameron Edwards and Joe Lenzie, aka Sigma, have delivered their brand-new track, titled 'Anywhere',an upbeat production which looks sure to cement itself as the soundtrack of summer 2018. (more...)

Sigma Releases New Summer Anthem ANYWHERE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Cameron Edwards and Joe Lenzie, aka Sigma, have delivered their brand-new track, titled 'Anywhere', an upbeat production which looks sure to cement itself as the soundtrack of summer 2018. (more...)

Craft Recordings to Reissue 5 Seminal Hip-Hop Titles from Delicious Vinyl
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

This summer, Craft Recordings is set to relaunch a legendary group of hip-hop titles originally released between 1989 and 1995 on Delicious Vinyl, the Los Angeles-based classic label whose catalog of West Coast party rock and conscious rap still gets play on radio and at functions worldwide. Featuring audio remastered by Dave Cooley at Elysian Masters, these LPs represent some of the most lasting music of the genre. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Roman Fraden
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 30, 2018

BWW catches up with Roman Fraden to chat about bringing Back In The Closet to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Historic Women Playwrights Honored In Boston
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

HISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE presents an evening of scenes from women's plays of the past, performed by renowned actors April Matthis (Lear; The Sound and the Fury; April Seventh, 1928), Maryann Plunkett (Blue Valentine, The Apple Family Plays) and Jay O. Sanders (Blindspot, The Apple Family Plays) directed by Joan Vail Thorne, founder of History Matters/Back to the Future. (more...)

Matthis, Plunkett, and Sanders to Perform from Historic Female Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

HISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE presents an evening of scenes from women's plays of the past, performed by renowned actors April Matthis (Lear; The Sound and the Fury; April Seventh, 1928), Maryann Plunkett (Blue Valentine, The Apple Family Plays) and Jay O. Sanders (Blindspot, The Apple Family Plays) directed by Joan Vail Thorne, founder of History Matters/Back to the Future. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- The Providence of Neighboring Bodies
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2018

BWW catches up with Jean Ann Douglass from Dutch Kills Theater Company to chat about bringing The Providence of Neighboring Bodies to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

New on Hulu this Week: UNREAL Season 4, THIS COUNTRY, THE LAST SHIP, FIND ME IN PARIS, & More
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Hulu is the only pay-TV service to offer live and on demand channels, original series and films, and a library of premium streaming TV shows and movies, all in one place. This includes content from the four major broadcast networks, ABC, CBS, FOXand NBC, with local live broadcast affiliate programming immediately available in many markets, with more to follow; the biggest live sporting events from top pro and college leagues on channels including CBS Sports, ESPN, FOXSports, NBC Sports and TNT, as well as regional sports networks available in many markets; top news channels CNN, CNBC, FOXNews, FOXBusiness and MSNBC; popular lifestyle programming from Bravo, E!, Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel; and fan favorites like A&E, Cartoon Network/Adult Swim, Disney Channel, Freeform, FX, HISTORY, Lifetime, National Geographic, TBS, USANetwork, Viceland and more. (more...)

Wage War Premieres New Song and Video For LOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Florida's Wage War are preparing to enter the studio to record their third album and the follow up to 2017's well-received Deadweight. In the meantime, the band has premiered the video for the menacing yet melodic new song 'Low.' The track is a glimpse of what fans can expect from the next record. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell Joins THE MUSIC MAN at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today that Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O'Donnell will play Mrs. Paroo in the Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. O'Donnell joins Tony Award® nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill and Tony Award®–winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo in the starry semi-staged concert production directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed…) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime). (more...)

BWW Interview: Mystic Inscho of SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL says 'The Kids Will Leave Your Jaw Dropped,' and Sends a Message to The Kids!
by Brian Hilbrand - Jan 2, 2019

School of Rock will be arriving to DeVos Place on January 8th-13th in Grand Rapids to kick off the second half of the Broadway Grand Rapids season.  Bringing along with it is a talented cast of kids, who all play all their instruments live on stage every single night! Broadway World Detroit had a chance to catch up with one of the young rock stars on the tour, guitarist Mystic Inscho, who plays Zack Mooneyham, to see what he had to say on tour life, what he enjoys doing in his down time, and even what he'd like to do in the future post School of Rock.  (more...)

Instagram Idols: BroadwayWorld's 100 Must-Follow Instagram Profiles in 2019
by BWW Special - Jan 2, 2019

We take a closer look at 100 Instagram profiles you should add to your feed as we close out the year, accounts noted for stellar content in 2018 and hints as to more excitement to come in 2019. By no means, however, could this list include all of our favorite creatives, industry representatives, and theatrical performers. (more...)

Jeff Coffey Leaves His Troubles Behind With Release of GOT TO GET AWAY
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

SmokeTree Records artist Jeff Coffeyannounced his highly anticipated third solo album to be released in the Summer of 2018. Coffey offered fans a tongue in cheek taste of what is coming with the first single, “Got To Get Away,” on Feb. 27th available on iTunes and Amazon. Hot off the presses, the new single penned by Coffey is obviously a fan favorite with an impressive No. 1 debut on the Amazon Music Movers and Shakers as well as No. 10 on New Releases and No. 12 on the Top 100 Best Sellers lists! The illustrious performer gave fans a first opportunity for a sneak peek via his fan newsletter, COFFEYMATES on Monday. (more...)

shake & stir theatre co Responds to Facebook Post By Recently-Dismissed Cast Member Linden Furnell
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

shake & stir theatre co has responded to claims made in a Facebook post by recently-dismissed cast member, Mr. Linden Furnell. (more...)

A How-To Guide For the Adventurous Actor Pt. II: Touring
by Jo-Jo Steine - Feb 24, 2018

Going on tour sounded like something reserved for a handful of pop stars to me, so I was intimidated. Turns out, it wasn't a glamorous jet-setting adventure, but an incredible learning opportunity for an actress just out of college. (more...)

BWW Review: LAURA OSNES DELIGHTS at AMP Strathmore
by Isabella Basco - Feb 19, 2018

At the AMP Strathmore, Laura Osnes delights in her intimate cabaret. Fans traveled from Baltimore and Springfield Va. and the DC metro area to visit the North Bethesda concert and were not disappointed. (more...)

Many Hats Launches '5 in 5 Initiative' to Promote New Work, New Voices
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Local theater company Many Hats Collaboration has announced a commitment to create five new works of original theater within the next five years, 2019-2023. This intentionally ambitious goal for the micro theater company is meant to respond with urgency to the dynamic world in which we live by lifting up the voices of underrepresented groups through collaborative theater practice. (more...)

BWW Review: Fort Lauderdale Makes Waves with RIPTIDE MUSIC FESTIVAL
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 18, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is making its name in the music festival world with Riptide Music Festival. The three-day festival takes place on Fort Lauderdale Beach and features over thirty bands that audiences can enjoy while taking in the incredible sights of the Atlantic Ocean. I was able to attend the second day of the festival, which showcased many alternative rock bands and performers. The first night showcased “Classic Hits” and the following two nights were “Alternative.” This variation of performers allowed for different types of music fans to attend the festival and to be able to pick which day would be best for them. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tamara Marla Laflin of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at Southgate Community Players says the Songs Will Hit Audiences with a Wide Range of Emotions!
by Katie Laban - Aug 8, 2018

The Southgate Community Players are opening their 2018-2019 season with Jason Robert Brown's song cycle show, Songs for a New World, this weekend. Performed by two men and two women, the characters and their stories are tied together by the idea that one moment can change anyone's life. This small but talented ensemble combined with the touching repertoire and intimate venue promise for an evening that will take to a "new world" of emotions you won't want to miss! BroadwayWorld Detroit had a quick moment to speak with Tamara Marla Laflin, one of the four performers in the small ensemble cast about how this is different type of show and why Detroit theatre audiences are going to enjoy it. (more...)

BWW Album Review: IMAGINARY Original Live Cast Recording
by Jenny Ell - Aug 23, 2018

SimG Records' latest release is a National Youth Music Theatre commission entitled Imaginary, which was performed at The Other Palace in London in August 2017. This brand new musical about childhood and growing up received great acclaim and was recorded live across four performances, featuring 30 talented young performers. (more...)

BWW Review: HEISENBERG/LUNGS at American Theatre Company
by Dara Homer - Aug 21, 2018

'Do you Find Me exhausting but captivating?' This line, from American Theatre Company's production of Heisenberg/Lungs, encapsulates the experience of seeing two striking one-act masterpieces of modern drama back-to-back. With the production of this two-part two-hander, directors Meghan Hurley and Timothy Hunter have demonstrated that Tulsa is equipped with the dramatic chops to do justice to some truly intense pieces of theatre. The plays Heisenberg and Lungs, while separated by only a brief intermission in this production, are entirely discrete works and even have different casts and directors. However, both are by written by contemporary English playwrights and tell the stories of a man and a woman who explore the nature of their relationships and their own place in the world. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD is Less Than it Could be at Karamu
by Roy Berko - Apr 8, 2018

George Bernard Shaw's views on religion may be summarized by his statement, 'People believe anything that amuses them, gratifies them, or promises some sort of profit.' (more...)

The Public Announces Cast for FIRE IN DREAMLAND; Kyle Beltran, Enver Gjokaj and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of FIRE IN DREAMLAND, written by Rinne Groff. Directed by Marissa Wolf, FIRE IN DREAMLAND continues The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. FIRE IN DREAMLAND begins performances on Tuesday, June 19 and runs through Sunday, August 5 in The Public's Anspacher Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NOT TALKING at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Artistic Director of Defibrillator James Hillier directs David Horovitch (James), Gemma Lawrence (Amanda), Kika Markham (Lucy) and Lawrence Walker (Mark) in Not Talking. The production opens at the Arcola Theatre on 1 May, with previews from the 25 April, and runs until 2 June. (more...)

Brantley Gilbert Is PEOPLE's Kind of People
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Between the initial run of The ones that Like Me Tour of arenas across the heartland, the birth of his first child Barrett and various charitable initiatives, Brantley Gilbert finally managed to get his schedule aligned with People. The news weekly and the high impact rock-country star have been circling to get out on the road for months, and now, the shoot is on. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with NOT TALKING at the Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Defibrillator and Arcola Theatre, today announces cast for world stage premiere of Mike Bartlett's, Not Talking. Artistic Director of Defibrillator James Hillier directs David Horovitch (James), Gemma Lawrence (Amanda), Kika Markham (Lucy) and Lawrence Walker (Mark). The production opens at the Arcola Theatre on 1 May, with previews from the 25 April, and runs until 2 June. (more...)

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