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Rec Room Arts Brings Ike Holter to Houston Audiences with Regional Premiere of SENDER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Rec Room Arts is thrilled to present SENDER, a raucous new comedy by Chicago-based playwright Ike Holter, recent recipient of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize for Drama and author of notable works EXIT STRATEGY and HIT THE WALL. In SENDER, Holter utilizes his signature rich, lyrical, rapid-fire language as he presents a millennial-centric, pressure-cooker of a world that's edgy, challenging, socially relevant, and hilarious. (more...)

Candoco Announces New Commission from International Choreographer Yasmeen Godder
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Multi-award-winning and internationally recognised choreographer Yasmeen Godder will premiere her new work Face In this Autumn, commissioned by Candoco Dance Company and performed by their company of disabled and non-disabled dancers. Face In is the final commission from Stine Nilsen and Pedro Machado before they step down as Artistic Co-Directors of Candoco, as announced in January. (more...)

BMG Release 'Saxon - Decade of the Eagle' 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

BMG are proud to announce the release on 17th November of SAXON - DECADE OF THE EAGLE - a deluxe anthology featuring 34 tracks, that looks back at the years that built the Saxon legend. (more...)

Tchami Releases 'Alchemy Volume II' Compilation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Following a summer seasoned with top-notch releases, Tchami's Confession label is yet again upping the ante releasing their newest compilation 'Alchemy Volume II'. (more...)

BWW First Person: BANDSTAND Heals at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Matt Hanson - Sep 19, 2017

In his earliest memory, my grandfather is four years old. The year is 1919 and he stands on his tenement building in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where he watches an army parade. Soldiers are returning from the Great War, and eternal peace on Earth seems possible. (more...)

New Musical ROAD TO HEAVEN: THE JONATHAN LEE MUSICAL Gets D.C. Reading Before Shanghai Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

China Broadway Entertainment announces its latest original global musical: Road to Heaven: The Jonathan Lee Musical. Adapted from the novel by internationally acclaimed author Li Xiuwen, the original musical will feature music by one of China's most iconic singer-songwriters Jonathan Lee. (more...)

NBC Sports Group's Live Premier League Coverage Continues with Liverpool Visiting Leicester City
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

NBC Sports Group's live Premier League coverage continues this week, highlighted by Liverpool visiting Jamie Vardy and Leicester City this Saturday, September 23, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. Vardy has scored four goals for the Foxes so far this season, tied for third-most in the league, while Liverpool come off a 1-1 draw with Burnley. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind-the-Scenes of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, Premiering 9/24
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

With the world premiere only five days away, go behind the scenes with the cast and creators of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY to see how the series came to be. The newest edition of the Star Trek franchise is set to premiere in the U.S. on CBS All Access Sunday, Sept. 24, following a broadcast premiere on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson Star in Tour of ART
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers will produce the 2018 UK & Ireland Tour of the Old Vic production of Yasmina Reza's Olivier, Tony and Moliere award-winning comedy ART, translated by Christopher Hampton. (more...)

Cast Announced for Alain Boublil's MANHATTAN PARISIENNE at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Robert Mackintosh in association with The Other Palace are delighted to announce casting for the 'Work in Progress' production of Alain Boublil's MANHATTAN PARISIENNE. (more...)

Idaho to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Otter Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

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Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley to Celebrate TROIKA Release at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley will celebrate the release of their new album TROIKA with a New York concert at National Sawdust on Saturday, November 11 at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: Sunny, Sublime THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Dazzles at The Gamm
by Veronica Bruscini - Sep 19, 2017

Pawtucket's Gamm Theatre opens its season with Oscar Wilde's comedic masterwork THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, and the company delivers an utterly superlative production. Everything about this EARNEST is absolutely right in every way. The Gamm's cast is magnificent, the stagecraft of the finest quality, and the direction flawless. If there is one theatrical experience not to be missed in Rhode Island this year, the Gamm's EARNEST is it. (more...)

PINOCCHIO Comes to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

What does it take to be a real boy? Youngsters will get the answers in the classic tale of Pinocchio, coming to Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. The award-winning traveling theater company Virginia Rep On Tour presents this enchanting new musical for two shows only as part of the Kelsey Kids Series on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

Photo Flash: AMC Releases THE WALKING DEAD Season Eight Key Art
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

AMC released today the official key art for the highly anticipated THE WALKING DEAD Season 8, which returns Sunday, October 22 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, with its 100th episode. (more...)

U.S. Women's Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe to Speak at SMoCA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) presents a moderated conversation with FIFA Women's World Cup Champion and Olympic gold medalist Megan Rapinoe on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m., in the Virginia G. Piper Theater at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. (more...)

Scoop: THE LITTLE COUPLE on TLC - Tuesday, September 19, 2017
by TV Scoop - Sep 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE LITTLE COUPLE on TLC, airing on Tuesday, September 19, 2017! (more...)

BWW TV: WAITRESS Star Drew Gehling Tries Out Some 'Bad Ideas' on TURNING THE TABLES!
by Turning the Tables - Sep 19, 2017

In this new episode, watch as WAITRESS star Drew Gehling gets some help in the audition room from the Turning the Tables gang! (more...)

Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Schimmel Center presents American Dance Spectacular! on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., exploring the history of American popular dance throughout the 20th century, including the Charleston, Lindy hop, jitterbug, twist, voguing, and more. The performance is directed, co-written and created by Daniel C. Levine (Broadway's Les Mis rables, Chicago, and Mamma Mia!) with choreography by Al Blackstone (Fox's So You Think You Can Dance), music direction by Bryan Perri (Broadway's Wicked and Next to Normal), and book by Susan Batten (Lifetime's Showing Roots) together with six Broadway dancers backed by three vocalists and a live band. (more...)

Legacy Recordings Releases 'Willie Nelson and the Boys (Willie's Stash, Vol. 2), 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Legacy Recordings will release Willie Nelson and the Boys, the eagerly-awaited second installment in the acclaimed Willie's Stash archival recordings series, on Friday, October 20. (more...)

Crowded Fire Theater Names New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT), one of the Bay Area's most innovative and critically acclaimed producers of new plays, announced the hiring of Bethany Herron as the new Managing Director. Herron replaces Tiffany Cothran, Managing Director for the past ten years, who is scheduled to step down at the end of October. Herron's hire is the result of a national search led by the Crowded Fire Board with input from current staff and the resident artist company. Herron is currently the Associate Director of Development at American Conservatory Theater and was formerly the Institutional Grants Manager at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. (more...)

2018 Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD) will present its annual Season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center from March 7 to 25, 2018. The Season will introduce the World Premiere of Paul Taylor's 147th dance, and feature World premieres of dances choreographed by Doug Varone and Bryan Arias commissioned through Taylor Company Commissions and made on the Taylor dancers. Special guest artist Sara Mearns, New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, will perform Dances of Isadora reconstructed by Isadora Duncan Dance Company Artistic Director Lori Belilove. Trisha Brown Dance Company will perform Trisha Brown's Set and Reset. Music will be performed live on every program by Orchestra of St. Luke's, conducted by Taylor Music Director/Maestro Donald York and Maestro David LaMarche. Tickets go on sale September 15 at www.boxoffice.dance. (more...)

Female Fronted Metal Group 01Experience Release Debut Concept EP 'The Code'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

San Francisco's multi genre 01EXPERIENCE has self released their debut EP The Code ; a concept album based on the inner science of alchemy and is linked to a larger platform that includes multimedia theatre, art and transformational ritual. (more...)

New Musical AT FIRST SIGHT Receives World Premiere at The Mountain Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Mountain Playhouse will conclude its 78th season with a rare opportunity for audiences to see the very first performances of a new musical. At First Sight will be presented October 3 - 15. The music and lyrics are by Brandon Lambert. The book was written by Gary Jaffe and Brandon Lambert. The production is directed by Guy Stroman. (more...)

ART Comes to Theatre Royal, presented by David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers will produce the 2018 UK & Ireland Tour of the Old Vic production of Yasmina Reza's Olivier, Tony and Moliere award-winning comedy ART, translated by Christopher Hampton. (more...)

Review Roundup: Did BATTLE OF THE SEXES Win Over the Critics?
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time. The match caught the zeitgeist and sparked a global conversation on gender equality, spurring on the feminist movement. (more...)

ACO presents Premiere of Mozart's Mass in C Minor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The American Classical Orchestra, the nation's premier orchestra dedicated to period instrument performance (Vulture), presents its first performance of Mozart's choral masterpiece, Mass in C Minor (Robert Levin edition), on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, joined by sopranos H l ne Brunet and Clara Rottsolk, tenor Brian Giebler, bass Stephen Eddy, and the ACO Chorus, led by Music Director and ACO founder Thomas Crawford. The program also includes Cherubini's rarely performed D mophoon Overture, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 8. (more...)

Andrew Rannells, Corey Stoll Join Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS, created, written, directed and executive produced by nine-time Emmy award winner Matthew Weiner (Mad Men), and co-produced with Weinstein Television, has set additional guest actors slated to join the series, including Corey Stoll, Andrew Rannells and Mike Doyle. (more...)

Wolves In The Throne Room's 'Thrice Woven' Now Streaming in its Entirety
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

This Friday, September 22nd, one of the most potent and highly regarded bands in heavy metal today - Wolves In The Throne Room - will open a portal into their mythic ethereal heathen landscape with the release of Thrice Woven, via their own label Artemisia Records. (more...)

Captain Beefheart, Lost Bayou Ramblers and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, September 20 - October 1, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

UBCP/ACTRA Announces 2017 Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Proudly representing BC's performers, each year the UBCP/ACTRA Awards Gala honours five members for work done in the past year. This peer-adjudicated performer awards show shines the spotlight on the talented performers here in BC, and provides an opportunity for industry professionals to share in the celebration with the nominees and winners. The 6th annual red carpet gala takes place on November 18, 2017 at the Vancouver Playhouse. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Celia Keenan-Bolger
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Sep 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

BWW Review: HENRY IV - Hidden Room Rocks Shakespearean History
by Lynn Beaver - Sep 18, 2017

Shakespeare's HENRY IV (Part 1) is easily the most entertaining of his history plays and Hidden Room pulls out all the stops to wring every moment of excitement from the story. Director Beth Burns, using a script cut by American Shakespeare Center's Dr. Ralph Alan Cohen, presents a stellar cast at the top of their game to the utter delight of every audience member. (more...)

Scoop: LETHAL WEAPON on FOX - Today, September 19, 2017
by - Sep 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on LETHAL WEAPON, airing on FOX on today, September 19, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, with music & lyrics by Irving Berlin and book by Herbert & Dorothy Fields, directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, with musical direction by Shane Parus, running now through November 26, 2017 and December 28, 2017 - January 28, 2018. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Domino's' BOGO Deal is Back
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Domino's BOGO deal is back, just in time for the first week of fall. Domino's (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, is offering a buy one menu-priced pizza, get one free deal for carryout customers who order online today through Sept. 24. (more...)

SOMEONE LIKE YOU Tour Launches Starring X FACTOR'S Katie Markham
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

When previous X Factor finalist Katie Markham was selected by Adele to appear in the BBC Adele Special presented by Graham Norton, she never dreamed she would be both singing live with her idol AND launching a brand new UK touring show all within a year. (more...)

IMPACT Rep's Jamal Joseph Receives AEA's 2017 Paul Robeson Citation Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Jamal Joseph, Executive Artistic director/co-founder of IMPACT REPERTORY THEATRE has been named the 2017 recipient of the PAUL ROBESON CITATION AWARD by Actors' Equity Foundation and Actors' Equity Association. Joseph will receive his reward at the Association's Eastern Regional Board Meeting on September 25, 2017. (more...)

Current Affairs Leads Conversation at the Third-Annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The first and second day of the third-annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival at Boulder at the Main Boulder Public Library, September 15 and 16, featured 29 sessions that covered topics ranging from Slumdog Millionaire and Spotlight to climate change, sexuality, Russia and North Korea. (more...)

Marionettes Bring Magic & Mozart to Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

JCTC-KIDS and Jersey City's favorite string-attached theater company Puppetworks returns for its new season with an entrancing production of The Prince & The Magic Flute. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, September 19 through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! (more...)

LA Premiere of NAKED IN ALASKA Opens in Bootleg Theater's Solo Queens Fest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

After three sold-out, award-winning runs in international Fringe Festivals (New York City, Edinburgh, and Chicago), a critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway run, and a featured performance at the The Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Valdez, Alaska, Valerie Hager's autobiographical solo play about her years stripping in the Alaskan frontier will open at Bootleg Theater on Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/16/2017
by - Sep 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/16/2017. (more...)

Discover Even More Magic This Holiday Season at Walt Disney World Resort
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Walt Disney World Resort is the place to be this holiday season as theme parks and resort hotels sparkle with jolly decorations that bring the spirit of the season to life. Here's a sampling of the holiday fun in store for guests: (more...)

Photo Flash: The Joint Starts Jumpin' in La Mirada's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the first show of its 2017-2018 season, and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre with American Idol's Frenchie Davis starring in AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' (more...)

BWW Review: Mirthful Murder and Mayhem Take Center Stage in Granite's ARSENIC AND OLD LACE
by Veronica Bruscini - Sep 16, 2017

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE is one of the brightest jewels in the crown of comedic storytelling, and Westerly's Granite Theatre stages a real gem of a production. (more...)

BWW Review: BETWEEN THE LINES at Kansas City Repertory Theatre
by Alan Portner - Sep 16, 2017

World Premiere show keeps audience engaged and appreciate - may have a great future in New York (more...)

PNC Bank Receives Blumenthal's 2nd Annual Business Leaders for the Arts Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Blumenthal Performing Arts has announced PNC Bank as the recipient of its second annual Business Leaders for the Arts award, which was presented during a celebration dinner at Knight Theater last night. (more...)

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage All Season Long at The Kimmel Center with ON YOUR FEET! and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is happy to announce season-long programming to celebrate the traditions and vibrancy of Latino culture in Philadelphia and beyond, kicking off during Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15, 2017). (more...)

LOST TEMPO Comes to Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) opens its 2017-18 season with Lost Tempo by Cliff Odle. Running from October 5-22, the drama is directed by Diego Arciniegas. (more...)

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