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Announcing The Lyceum's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017


BWW Previews: IBSEN FESTIVAL in Mumbai
by Zofeen Maqsood - Sep 8, 2017

The festival that commences on September 10 in Mumbai will showcase on stage Peer Ghani, an Indian adaptation of Peer Gynt (more...)

AFTER THE FALL to Open Aux Dog Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Opening Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill's Tenth Anniversary Season on September 8 and running until October 1 is Arthur Miller's AFTER THE FALL. (more...)

Showtime Picks Up I'M DYING UP HERE for Second Season
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

SHOWTIME is picking up its drama series about the art of comedy, I'M DYING UP HERE, for a second season, it was announced today by Gary Levine, President of Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. The fictional series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene. Season one starred Academy Award® winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter, Treme), Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher), Michael Angarano (The Knick), Clark Duke (Hot Tub Time Machine), Andrew Santino (Mixology), Erik Griffin (Workaholics), RJ Cyler (Power Rangers), Al Madrigal (The Daily Show) and Jake Lacy (Obvious Child) as part of a large ensemble cast. Created and executive produced by Dave Flebotte and executive produced by Golden Globe® winner Jim Carrey, Michael Aguilar and Christina Wayne, the series will go back into production in the fall, with 10 episodes premiering in 2018. (more...)

Review: PTERODACTYLS Ponders the Extinction of a Traditional American Family Due to Self-Indulgence
by Shari Barrett - Sep 8, 2017

The small dining room at a local studio was an excellent choice to showcase a classic dysfunctional family living an upper-class life as they descended into chaos over the course of one year. With each of the family members in this dark comedy only really thinking of themselves and their own needs, or living their lives to be sure none of their friends can find fault with anything they do, PTERODACTYLS suggests that our extinction is beginning not with an asteroid or an ice age but rather with a severed connection to the ones closest to us. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, September 27, 2017! (more...)

VIBRANT 2017 to Return for Ninth Consecutive Year at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre - the coalface of British Theatre - presents Vibrant 2017 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, performing on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26 October 2017. (more...)

Underscore Theatre Co. Announces 2017-18 Season and Full Line-Up for 4th CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce its full 2017-18 Season, kicking off this fall with CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized Musical Parody). (more...)

Premieres of Two Operas and Broadcast of Peter Rosen Documentary Announced, 10/19-21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The New York premieres and world premiere production of Gordon Getty's "Scare Pair," a double-bill by the San Francisco-based composer, pairs his two one act-operas -- Usher House and The Canterville Ghost -- together for the first time on October 19 and 21 (7:30pm) at The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (located at East 68th Street, between Lexington and Park Avenues).  Both works, with the libretto and music by Mr. Getty, will be sung in English and have a running time of 60 minutes each. (more...)

The NEW York Theatre Company Brings PATIENCE BOSTON to the Players' Ring Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

From September 15 to October 1 the NEW York Theatre Company will present the premiere production of Michael Kimball's colonial crime drama, "Patience Boston," at The Players Ring Theater, 105 Marcy St, Portsmouth, NH. Show times are 8pm Fridays and Saturdays and 3pm on Sundays. Tickets cost $18, with discounts for students, seniors, and Players' Ring members. To reserve, visit or call 603-436-8123. (more...)

Guest Blog: Terence Wilton Talks THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by Guest Blog: Terence Wilton - Sep 7, 2017

Last week I was delighted to receive a good luck card from the splendid and venerable actor John Nettleton. 'There, my blessings on thee,' it said. He reminded me that he had last said those words to me as Polonius (I played Laertes, his son) in Hamlet at the Old Vic Theatre nearly 40 years ago. (more...)

Threshold Stage Company Embarks on a LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Threshold Stage Company presents 'Long Day's Journey into Night' by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Peter Josephson at the Star Theatre at the Kittery Community Center, running September 29th - October 15th, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Nickelodeon Presents New Halloween SpongeBob Special THE LEGEND OF BOO-KINI BOTTOM
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Nickelodeon treats viewers to a spooky stop-motion special with the premiere of SpongeBob SquarePants: THE LEGEND OF BOO-KINI BOTTOM, on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

16-Year-Old Indian Author Pens Sprawling Debut Novel on the Dust Bowl South
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

We all have things in our pasts we wish we could change; it's part of what makes us human. From ill-advised haircuts to decisions that truly hurt others, no one is immune. Of course we know that can't change the past, but what the stunning debut novel from Nishanth R, The Fated Sunset Notion Press, August 17, 2017 , teaches us is that we can't run from it either - try as we might. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL - Season Premiere on THE CW - Thursday, October 12, 2017
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Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL - Season Premiere, airing on THE CW on Thursday, October 12, 2017! (more...)

Watch: Harry Styles Covers Ariana Grande & One Direction on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Harry Styles kicked off his first solo tour in California this week. Fans gathered to hear him sing his solo hits such as 'Sign of the Times' and 'Two Ghosts,' but they were in for a real treat. (more...)

Norwegian Artist Emma Jensen Debuts 'Make You Mine'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Via The Line of Best Fit: 'On her debut single 'Closer', Norway's Emma Jensen hinted at great things. On her new track she fulfils that early promise. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play Reynolds Hall from Tuesday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale next Friday, Sept. 29. (more...)

Vangeline Theater to Bring BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE to TNC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Following a critically U.S. and International tour, Vangeline Theater presents BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE (Admiring Tatsumi Hijikata) on October 14, 2017 at 8pm at Theater For the New City, 155 First Avenue, NYC. (more...)

Stitcher Premium Launches First Musical Podcast Project From Matt Besser And Bobby Matthews
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Leading podcast and comedy listening platform Stitcher Premium is entering the musical podcast space with the new three-part series Stolen Idea. . (more...)

Ladies Will Be Lunching in London! Patti LuPone & Rosalie Craig to Lead COMPANY in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Ladies will be lunching in London soon... The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye reports that WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone will star as 'Joanne' in COMPANY when it hits the West End next autumn. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2017-18 Family Festivities Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2017-18 Family Festivities Series on selected Sundays from December through May, featuring musical productions based on classic and contemporary children's stories. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Vangeline Theater presents BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Following a critically U.S. and International tour, Vangeline Theater presents BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE (Admiring Tatsumi Hijikata) on October 14, 2017 at 8pm at Theater For the New City, 155 First Avenue, NYC. Tickets are $15 general admission ($12 for students/seniors) and are available at (more...)

Elisabeth Moss Stars in Short Film TOKYO PROJECT, Premiering on HBO, 10/14
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The short film TOKYO PROJECT, starring Elisabeth Moss ( The Handmaid's Tale, Mad Men ), Ebon Moss-Bachrach (HBO's Girls ) and Shu Kakizawa (HBO's Girls ) debuts SATURDAY, OCT. 14 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), on HBO. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Slates 2017-18 Amplified Reading Series, Launch Writers & Tow Resident
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-2018 Amplified Reading Series selections, presenting six bold new plays throughout Atlantic's season with an expanded rehearsal process for more meaningful engagement with the material and the playwright. (more...)

Dickie Beau: BLACKOUTS Premieres at FIAF's Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

As part of the 2017 edition of the French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF)'s celebrated Crossing the Line Festival, FIAF and Abrons Arts Center are thrilled to present award-winning, UK-based drag fabulist and virtuosic lip-syncher Dickie Beau in the US Premiere of his solo show Blackouts, Thursday, October 5 through Sunday, October 8, at Abrons Arts Center. (more...)

Review Roundup: WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED at The Wilma Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED made its world premiere on September 16, and will play through September 24 at The Wilma Theatre as part of Opera Philadelphia's O17 Festival, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Ross Petty presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL, The Family Musical with a Scrooge Loose!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Ross Petty Productions is delighted to present the world premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE FAMILY MUSICAL WITH A SCROOGE LOOSE! Holiday hilarity will ensue as this timeless tale is fractured to Ross Petty specifications. Tickets are on sale now for the limited run, November 24 - December 31, 2017 at Toronto's Elgin Theatre. (more...)

DAEDALUS' DAUGHTER Comes to Bootleg 9/21 - 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Bootleg Theater presents the world premiere of Daedalus' Daughter, by Carol Katz, in association with Rosanna Gamson/World Wide, an original movement theatre piece for five performers. Opening on Thursday, September 21st and running through Saturday, September 30, 2017, Daedalus' Daughter uses the Greek myth of Daedalus and his son Icarus as its primary metaphor for mental illness: the story of struggle, escape, flight and falling, as told from the point of view of an imagined female figure Daedalus' daughter. (more...)

Collaborative Artists Ensemble to Stage L.A. Premiere of Steve Yockey's AFTERLIFE: A GHOST STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Ask Managing Director Steve Jarrard what types of shows his L.A.-based theatre company Collaborative Artists Ensemble has built its well-respected reputation on, he'll say shows that most haven't seen...but should. (more...)

The LONDON HORROR FESTIVAL is Back to Scare 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The London Horror Festival is back for a 7th terrifying year to thrill and chill audiences for 3 jam packed weeks this Halloween season. The UK's original and largest festival of live horror performance returns to the Old Red Lion Theatre following the great success of 2016. (more...)

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Launches 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Through incisive considerations of site, history, biography, and portraiture, Beverly Buchanan (1940 2015) produced landmark bodies of work, including cast concrete and mixed-media sculptures, drawings and books, and evocative paintings and photographs. 'Beverly Buchanan Ruins and Rituals,' on view September 14-December 2, 2017, at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. (more...)

Banners Releases 'Firefly' Today In Advance of Upcoming EP Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Prolific Liverpool UK native BANNERS, whose career-propelling Start A Riot has generated over 80 million Global Spotify streams, releases his brand-new track Firefly, today. Listen to Firefly (more...)

Linda Ayres-Frederick's THE UNVEILING Premieres at Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Like feathers in a pillow that explode when ripped open, some secrets are better left buried. Or are they? Haunted by his past, World War II survivor Herschel Rabinovitz witnesses the consequences of his revelation in The Unveiling, a world premiere Equity Members Project. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Ushers in Frightful Fall with Lawrenceville Ghost and Haunted Cemetery Tours
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

In the mood for a thrill? Join Aurora Theatre for spooktacular fun with Lawrenceville Ghost Tours and Lawrenceville Haunted Cemetery Tours this October! Guests will be guided on a moonlit walk, accompanied by spooky storytellers who tell tales of awakened sleeping Ghosts and increased paranormal activity in metro-Atlanta's oldest city. Without the use of gore, these tours encourage happy haunting while offering a healthy dose of spine-chilling scares. New this year, adults can enjoy live performances, bubbly concoctions, boos and spooky pleasures at Brews & Boos - Lawrenceville Haunted Pub Crawl! It's a creepy, crawly season full of devilish fun at Gwinnett's favorite theater! (more...)

Akvavit Theatre's presents GHOSTS & ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Just in time to get you in the Halloween spirit, Akvavit Theatre is pleased to present Ghosts & zombies, by Henrik Ibsen and Gustav Tegby, in a new American translation by Chad Eric Bergman*, directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch*. This dark and hilarious contemporary Swedish twist on Ibsen's Norwegian classic Ghosts, will play September 28 - October 29, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 1, 2017 at The press opening is Friday, September 29 at 8 pm. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE World Premiere at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Fear the Walking Dead star and Philadelphia native Colman Domingo partners with nationally-acclaimed theatre-maker Patricia McGregor to co-author Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, a surprising and unsettling exploration of race and the American Dream. McGregor will also direct. (more...)

BWW Review: Theatre Unbound Presents a Timely Piece on Immigration in the Dark Yet Charming ALIENS WITH EXTRAORDINARY SKILLS
by Jill Schafer - Sep 14, 2017

Immigration has been a hot topic in the news for many months now, most recently with the current administration's announcement to end DACA. Unfortunate for the people adversely affected by the decision, but perfect timing for Theatre Unbound to open their 18th season of presenting the work of women artists and telling women's stories with ALIENS WITH EXTRAORDINARY SKILLS. Staviana Stanescu, herself an immigrant from Romania, has written a sweet story about undocumented immigrant clowns who just want to do their work, make a living, and make people laugh. The winning cast brings the dark but charming story to life, showing just how difficult immigrant life is, even for clowns. (more...)

HAUNTED Heralds New Collaborative Effort by Cutting-Edge Nashville Companies
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 14, 2017

Haunted the new collaboration between cutting edge Nashville arts organizations Actors Bridge Ensemble, abrasiveMedia, and FALL: contemporary - aerial dance may heralds fresh way of creating performances in Music City. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Presents World Premiere Of WHY WHY ALWAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Abrons Arts Center is set to present the world premiere of Why Why Always (October 13 29) by Shaun Irons & Lauren Petty (AutomaticRelease), who draw upon their experiences in performance, multimedia installations, and films (Standing By: Gatz Backstage) to create one of their most ambitious projects to date. (more...)

VIDEO: Crackle Shares Trailer for Original Special SUPERMANSION: DRAG ME TO HALLOWEEN
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The original special, SUPERMANSION: SUPERMANSION: DRAG ME TO HALLOWEEN debuts on Thursday, October 5th with voiceover stars Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad'), Keegan-Michael Key ('Key & Peele'), and Jillian Bell ('22 Jump Street') as well as guest stars Lake Bell ('Childrens Hospital') and Phil LaMarr ('Futurama'). (more...)

Shadows and Destroyer on Sale This Friday at Seattle Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) announces the following shows going on sale - scroll down for details! (more...)

Alexander Hanson Joins the English Language World Premiere of THE LIE at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced that Alexander Hanson joins the company of The Lie playing the husband of his real-life spouse Samantha Bond. Hanson replaces James Dreyfus who has regretfully had to withdraw from the production on medical advice. (more...)

Cast Complete for Harriett D. Foy-Led East Coast Debut of NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Celebrating the life and music of Nina Simone, one of America's most iconic singers and civil rights activists, Christina Ham's provocative musical journey Nina Simone: Four Women makes its East Coast debut at Arena Stage. Set in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, in which four little girls lost their lives in 1963, Ham uses Simone's song 'Four Women' as the framework to explore the songstress' shift from artist to artist-activist. (more...)

Gordon Getty's SCARE PAIR Double Bill to Play Danny Kaye Playhouse; Peter Rosen Documentary to Air on WNET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The New York premieres and world premiere production of Gordon Getty's Scare Pair, a double-bill by the San Francisco-based composer, pairs his two one act-operas -- Usher House and The Canterville Ghost - together for the first time on October 19 and 21 (7:30pm) at The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (located at East 68th Street, between Lexington and Park Avenues). (more...)

Center Dance Delights with Ghosts Goblins Witches, Oh My!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Just in time for Halloween, Center Dance Ensemble performs a spooky, haunting program, Ghosts & Goblins & Witches, Oh My! October 19 - 21 at 7:30 and Oct 22 at 2:00 pm at the Herberger Theater Center, Stage West. Tickets are $28 adults/$23 seniors/$14 students and are on sale at or by calling 602-252-8497. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for Rogue Artists Ensemble's KAIDEN PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

East West Players (EWP) and Rogue Artists Ensemble are pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Rogue Artist Ensemble's Kaidan Project: Walls Grow Thin produced in association with East West Players an immersive theatrical experience inspired by Japanese ghost stories. Directed by Rogue's Artistic Director Sean T. Cawelti and written by Lisa Dring and Chelsea Sutton, Kaidan Project: Walls Grow Thin begins performances at a secret, Mid-City six-story warehouse built in 1927 (revealed after tickets are purchased) on October 5 and runs until November 5, 2017, with opening night on October 13. (more...)

Controversial Man cCelebrates Stanley's Greatest Influences
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The highly-anticipated follow-up album to Nathan Stanley's award-winning EVERY MILE album, CONTROVERSIAL MAN, is a diverse collection of songs old and new (more...)

Seattle Playwrights Salon presents SPOOKY! by Seven Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

It's October. It's dark in Georgetown, where buildings date from the 1800s, and if the lighting is right, you can see the unquiet Ghosts of old Seattle. (more...)

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