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Mercury presents The Holidays In Houston Style
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Celebrate the beauty and warmth of the holiday season with an enticing array of traditional carols and music with Houston's premiere period instrument ensemble, Mercury, and their acclaimed guest singers - all with strong ties to the Houston area. (more...)

Grand Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL is the Biggest Production in the Theatre's History
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

The Grand Theatre rings in the holiday season with the all-time classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Marking Artistic Director Dennis Garnhum's directorial debut, the show is the largest in the theatre's history, featuring over 20 cast members, sweeping sets, and intricate costumes. A CHRISTMAS CAROL premieres on the Spriet Stage November 28 to December 30, 2017 and the Grand is proud to welcome back London Life as the annual holiday show Title Sponsor. (more...)

Free Cultural Walking Tours Bring Past and Present of Brooklyn's Downtown Art Scene to Life
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

On Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11:00am, Fulton Area Business Alliance (FAB) and contemporary opera producer American Opera Projects (AOP) will offer The Brooklyn Cultural District Walking Tour, a free, two-hour guided walking tour through Fort Greene, Brooklyn that shows how the neighborhood has become one of the most vibrant hubs for the arts in America today. Live performances by opera singers of specially selected songs accompany the tour. The tours are FREE, but space is limited and advance registration is required. For registration and more information about the tours, visit or contact: or 718-398-4024. (more...)

YOUR PROGRAM IS YOUR TICKET Podcast Interviews Adjusted Realists, Two Headed Rep and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Award-winning playwright Sean Chandler created Your Program Is Your Ticket in February 2017. The podcast offers a rare glimpse into the world of theatre from the people who create it. Current interviews include new theatre interviews with New York theatre companies Adjusted Realists, EPIC Players Inclusion Company, Two Headed Rep and Theatre 98 in Alabama. (more...)

Photo Flash: ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS at the East Sonora Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Closing SRT's 2017 Season is a contemporary musical about cynicism, belief, and the real meaning of Christmas. Another Night Before Christmas, plays December 1-23, 2017, at the East Sonora Theatre. Called 'roaringly funny, 'thoughtful', and 'perfect for a night out before Christmas', this show has a book and lyrics by Sean Grennan and music by Leah Okimoto. Grennan began writing for theatre as co-librettist (with his wife, Kathy Santen) for the musical Phantom of the Country Palace. Working as librettist and lyricist with composer Leah Okimoto, their work includes the musicals Married Alive!, A Dog's Life, and Another Night Before Christmas, all of which premiered at the American Heartland Theatre led by director Paul Hough. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Thursday, November 23, 2017
by - Nov 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Thursday, November 23, 2017! (more...)

by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

FIRST WE TAKE BROOKLYN, starring Danny A. Abeckaser, AnnaLynne McCord, Harvey Keitel, Charlotte McKinney, Edoardo Ballerini and Kathrine Narducci, brings grit and drama to the big screen in a feature film showcasing the dark life faced by the lead character upon return to his hometown of Brooklyn, following an intense Israeli prison stint. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams, Randy Rainbow, Randy Harrison, Well-Strung and More Join Roster for York's 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has added Samantha Bruce (The Fantasticks), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Julian Fleisher (February House), Randy Harrison (Cabaret), Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof), Randy Rainbow (Viral Video Sensation), Lee Roy Reams (42nd Street), Ben Rimalower (Bad with Money), the HOT singing string quartet Well-Strung, and The Manhattan School of Music Musical Theatre Ensemble (Judith Clurman, Director) to the line-up of Broadway performers who will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Casting Announced for ANIMAL FARM and BLACK PEARL SINGS! at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater has announced the cast of George Orwell's Animal Farm and Frank Higgins' Black Pearl Sings! (more...)

Photo Coverage: BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Celebrates Opening Night
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 21, 2017

It was chilly in SoHo last night but poolside at the SOHO playhouse it was sizzling with non stop laughter during the 80 minutes of Bright Colors And Bold Patters which was written and performed by Drew Droege and directed by Michael Urie. (more...)

WBLS Welcomes A NIGHT OF LOVE at Prudential Center; On-Sale 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

SJ Presents and WBLS presents: A Night of Love, the ultimate R&B Valentine's show. Get up close and personal with the one you love and see ANTHONY HAMILTON, KEYSHIA COLE, TAMIA, ERIC BENET, AVANT and DONELL JONES on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 8pm at the Prudential Center located at 25 Lafayette Street in Newark, NJ. Be sure to reserve Tickets Friday, November 24th at 9AM by visiting (more...)

Cortland Rep Announces 47th Annual Summer Season For 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Cortland Repertory Theatre, one of New York State's longest running professional summer theatres, has announced their 47th annual season for the summer of 2018. Once again this year, all six mainstage shows are making their CRT debuts, with at least one making its regional debut. (more...)

Tickets for THERESA CAPUTO LIVE! THE EXPERIENCE Go on Sale Wednesday
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience from TLC's Long Island Medium Returns to the Palace April 28. Tickets Go on Sale Wednesday, November 22, at 10am. (more...)

New Block of Tickets Now Available for THE BAND'S VISIT Through September 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Producers announced today that a new block of tickets for the The Best Musical Of The Year (Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal), The Band's Visit will go on sale on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 10:00am (ET) for performances through Sunday, September 2, 2018. Featuring music and lyrics by David Yazbek, a book by Itamar Moses, based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and directed by David Cromer, THE BAND'S VISIT opened on Broadway on Thursday, November 9, 2017, to the best reviews of the season, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street) (more...)

Michael Moore Among Artists Recognized At United Solo Festival Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

United Solo, the world's largest solo theatre festival, concluded its eighth season with a Gala at Theatre Row in New York. Throughout its ten-week run, the festival offered 120 stage productions, representing six continents, performed mostly in English, but also in Bulgarian, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, and in the category of physical theatre through body language. Nearly 60 shows sold out, and were presented several times due to popular demand. Fiona Show called United Solo 'the mecca of the solo shows in the world.' This past season, the festival presented productions created by new talents, as well as show business veterans, including Oscar winner Milton Justice and Emmy winner Bill Oberst Jr. This year's festival also offered Master Classes led by Pau Aran Gimeno, a performer at Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch; James Lecesne, an actor, activist, author of the screenplay for an Oscar-winning film; and Austin Pendleton, a renowned actor and director, and a recipient of the Drama Desk Special Award. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Theresa Caputo, from TLC's hit show 'Long Island Medium,' will be appearing live at the Palace Theatre on Saturday, April 28. (more...)

Theater Schmeater Announces 'Theater for All People' 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

In 2018, Theater Schmeater is bringing some fantastic artists into our space to produce shows they are passionate about. The season is brought to you by the artists who will create it. (more...)

New Block of Tickets for THE BAND'S VISIT Go Onsale Today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Producers announced today that a new block of tickets for the The Best Musical Of The Year (Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal), The Band's Visit will go on sale on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 10:00am (ET) for performances through Sunday, September 2, 2018. Featuring music and lyrics by David Yazbek, a book by Itamar Moses, based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and directed by David Cromer, THE BAND'S VISIT opened on Broadway on Thursday, November 9, 2017, to the best reviews of the season, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

Playhouse Theatre Announces Shona White As Patron
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Scottish actress, singer and musical theatre star Shona White has accepted an invitation to become Patron of The Playhouse Theatre in London's West End. (more...)

Dorothy to Play the Fox Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Dorothy is coming to the Fox Theatre on Saturday, March 3, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside the Recording Studio with Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk and the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld has photos inside the studio for the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT. Now playing at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), THE BAND'S VISIT features music and lyrics by David Yazbek, a book by Itamar Moses, based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and is directed by David Cromer. The album will be released on Ghostlight Records later this year. (more...)

Cast Announced For Theatr Clwyd And Paperfinch's Co-Production Of THE SNOW QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces full cast for Theatr Clwyd and Paperfinch's co-production of The Snow Queen, based on Hans Christian Anderson's classic fairy tale. Joe Bunce directs Josh Sneesby in the titular role, and he will be joined by Matilda Reith (Ripley Pockets) and Robyn Sinclair (Gerda). Opening on 18 December, with previews from the 15th and performed as a promenade in 15 specially created spaces in the building, the production will see more than 30 members of the community come together to join the company. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dixie Rascals Sextet Swing at Forte Piano Concert Space
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 19, 2017

New Jersey's answer to the now gone performance space of Steinway Hall on 57th street is Forte Piano in Paramus N.J. Forte Piano is one of the foremost piano dealers in the nation and it's owner, Jazz/Classical pianist Vladimir Zaslavsky presented the Dixie Rascals Sextet in concert in Forte Piano's concert space at 159 W.Rt 4 last night. (more...)

BWW Review: HERE'S TO THE LADIES at Desert Ensemble Theatre
by Stan Jenson - Nov 19, 2017

Once again, Desert Ensemble Theatre has kicked off its new season with an Opening Gala, and once again, it was an unabated delight! I found myself smiling broadly throughout the 75-minute revue, and those around me were tapping toes, clapping, hooting, and occasionally singing along. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Methacton's EVITA Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Reboot Theatre to Host 12 Hour Telethon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

For the final push of Reboot Theatre Company's $5,500 fundraising campaign, the intrepid company is hosting a twelve-hour telethon live on the internet from the Slate Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET at the Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 17, 2017

ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe, a USD/Old Globe Shiley Graduate Theatre Program production is playing through November 19th. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's Tribute To The Star Wars Comes to The Slipper Room December 14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

It is the holiday season and time once again at The Home For Wayward Girls and Fallen Women for the annual viewing of Cherry's favorite TV show: The Star Wars Holiday Special! Join us for a night of Star Wars themed burlesque acts and clips from the actual 1978 fiasco. George Lucas has reportedly said: 'If I had the time and a sledgehammer, I would track down every copy of that show and smash it.' Hosted by Cherry Pitz and Handsome Brad. With performances by: Bimini Cricket, Brief Sweat, Candy Apples, Fem Appeal, Gogo Incognito, Minnie D'Moocha and Rosie Cheeks. (more...)

Spanglish Fly Announces New Album - Ay Que Boogaloo! // Releases 1st Single & Video
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

SPANGLISH FLY, the critically acclaimed 11-piece Latin boogaloo group, has confirmed details on their upcoming album Ay Que Boogaloo!, due out February 16th on Chaco World Music, the label founded by Latin Grammy nominated producer and composer Chaco (Manuel Garcia Orozco). In his liner notes, Bobby Sanabria calls the record 'a combination of great musicianship, clever songwriting, and slick arranging. And guess what Pilgrims? You can dance to it too!' (more...)

WICKED's Alli Mauzey Joins Charlotte Sweet in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will welcome The Second Act Series back to their stage with a one-night-only concert of the much-loved musical Charlotte Sweet. Joining the starry ensemble are Justin Chevalier (The Last Seance) as Ludlow Ladd and Broadway's Alli Mauzey (Cry-Baby, Wicked) as Skitzy Scofield. (more...)

BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS, Starring Drew Droege, Returns Next Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Bright Colors and Bold Patterns returns Off-Broadway for an exclusive eight week limited engagement at SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street, between 6th Avenue and Varick Street in Manhattan), officially opening on Monday, November 20 at 8:00 PM. The production began previews on Sunday, November 12 and runs through Sunday, January 7. (more...)

Kelly Agredo, Benjamin McMillan and More to Lead CINDERELLA Panto at Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company announces casting for Kenneth Alan Taylor's pantomime Cinderella. (more...)

Quentin Tarantino's Manson Family Film Picked Up By Sony
by Movies News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Sony has won the battle amongst movie distributors to claim Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film about the Manson Family murders as their own, as reported by Deadline. Sony won over Paramount and Warner Brothers to get this hot commodity. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Emmy Award-winning personality and talk show host Steve Harvey will host the all-new special FOX'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH STEVE Harvey: LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE airing Sunday, Dec. 31 (8:00-10:00 PM and 11:00 PM-12:30 AM ET live CT/MT/PT tape-delayed), on FOX. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

A GOOD OLD FASHIONED REDNECK COUNTRY CHRISTMAS, written by Kris Bauske, will be presented by Northglenn Players: December 8-17; December 8, 9, 15 & 16 at 7:30 pm; and December 10 & 17 at 2 pm at the DL Parsons Theatre (11801 Community Center Drive, Northglenn, CO). (more...)

LIVE: Tune In Now For Our Chat With Michael Urie & Drew Droege!
by Steve Schonberg - Nov 16, 2017

Do you have a burning question for Michael Urie and Drew Droege? On Thursday, November 16, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with the duo, whose new play, Bright Colors And Bold Patterns, is currently playing a limited engagement at SoHo Playhouse. Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskMichaelDrewBWW. (more...)

Local High School Singers Join The Houston Symphony For Holiday Concert Fit For All Ages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The Houston Symphony will be joined by members of the North Shore Senior High School Chorus at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, for A Grinch Christmas, a festive concert centered on Dr. Seuss' classic holiday tale. (more...)

New Musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Will Debut Off-Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The musical A LETTER TO Harvey MILK will debut Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street), beginning performances on February 21, opening on March 6, running through May 13, 2018. (more...)

Mark Blum, Debra Monk and More Join Jamie Brewer in Roundabout's AMY AND THE ORPHANS; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of the world-premiere production Amy and the Orphans, by Roundabout Underground alumna Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone), with direction by eight-time Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis (She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century). (more...)

Anna Ziegler's ACTUALLY Extends at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Actually, the new play by Anna Ziegler (The Last Match, Photograph 51), directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (Pipeline), announces a one week extension at The Studio at Stage II The Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series, now through December 10th. (more...)

Gwen Stefani, Patti LaBelle Added to MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE Performance Lineup
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The 91st Annual MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE is adding additional star power as NBC and Macy's join to kick off the holiday season with a star-studded line-up of performers in the nation's favorite spectacle, set for Nov. 23 at 9 a.m. in all time zones. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - WGN America Premieres Thriller New Series SHOOT THE MESSINGER, 2/26
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

WGN America announced today that its recently acquired, thrilling new series, SHOOT THE MESSINGER is slated to premiere on Monday February 26, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 9:00 p.m. CT. (more...)

STCL Houston to Host STATE OF TEXAS V. LEE HARVEY OSWALD Mock Trial with JFK Experts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The courtroom drama that never occurred now will be held live... featuring world-renowned JFK assassination experts. (more...)

Greenhouse Theater Center Seeks Submissions For 2018 SOLO PERFORMANCE LAB
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The Greenhouse Theater Center is currently seeking proposals for new solo pieces to be developed during its 2018 Solo Performance Lab. Teams of artists (writer, actor, director) are encouraged submit proposals for plays that focus on an unexamined facet of a historical event or illuminate the life of a little-known historical figure, particularly events and figures which history has forgotten or intentionally excluded. (more...)

Holiday Toy Collection Announced at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Westchester Broadway theatre will participate in toy collection drives this Holiday Season for two worthy Organizations. One is for The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. (more...)

Review Roundup: DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Bay Street Theatre - What Did The Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

DEATH OF A SALESMAN runs through November 25 at the Bay Street Theatre, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Audiciones para LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS de Àngel Llàcer
by Roberto Rodrguez - Nov 15, 2017

La productora Nostromo Live tiene previsto el estreno de su nuevo musical en julio de 2018 en Gran Canaria, para posteriormente hacer temporada en Barcelona. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look John Owen Jones and More in TIGER BAY THE MUSICAL in Wales
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Wales Millennium Centre presents the brand new Tiger Bay the Musical, which has its world premiere tonight at the iconic venue, where it will run until 25 November. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Houston Cinema Arts Festival Opening Night is a Success!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The 2017 Houston Cinema Arts Festival which took place from November 9 13, 2017 celebrated the undying resilience of the City of Houston as it played host to over 30 unique programs spread across multiple partner venues, including Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Rice Cinema, White Oak Music Hall, DiverseWorks, Aurora Picture Show, Caf Brasil, and more. (more...)

by Mark C. Lloyd - Nov 15, 2017

BWW Interview: ACTOR JOHN KEHOE (more...)

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