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Based on a play by Ben Hecht and Lee Arthur

Ane Brun: The Independent Premieres 'How To Disappear Completely' on Balloon Ranger Records
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Just this week, The Independent premiered Ane Brun's new song, a cover of Radiohead's 'How To Disappear Completely' calling the version 'exquisite.' The song is from her new album Leave Me Breathless —out October 6 worldwide on her label Balloon Ranger Records. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for STUPID F@#%ING BIRD at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Tickets for Stupid F@#%ing Bird at the Omaha Community Playhouse are now on sale through the OCP box office. The production will run October 13 - November 12, 2017 in OCP's Howard Drew Theatre. (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...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

Lineup Announced for DANCE NOW's 2017 Festival Encore at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

DANCE NOW announces the lineup for the 2017 Festival ENCORE! The one-night-only performance will feature the 12 choreographers/companies selected by the DANCE NOW producers for having most successfully met the 2017 DANCE NOW Challenge: to create a clear and complete artistic statement in five minutes or less for the specifics of the stage at Joe's Pub. (more...)

Imagine If Presents YOU FORGOT THE MINCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Following its Edinburgh Festival Fringe run, Imagine If's production of Francesca Joy's gritty new play You Forgot the Mince is touring prisons and theatres this Autumn, coming to The Courtyard Theatre, Hoxton, London from Tuesday 26 - Saturday 30 September 2017. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Offering $5 Lottery for BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, May 8 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Obie Award winner Kirsten Childs (The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at Playwrights, Miracle Brothers). (more...)

Rooftop Films Announces 2017 Summer Series Slate
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

???????Rooftop Films is excited to announce programming for the 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV. This year's series will take place May 19th to August 19th featuring more than 45 outdoor screenings in more than 10 spectacular venues, with live music, special enhancements and the best new, independent films from around the world. (more...)

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins on Friday, June 23 at 1:30PM. (more...)

Comedian Madde Gibba Brings BOY CRAZY: A CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE MUSICAL Back to the Duplex Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

'BOY CRAZY: A-CHOOSE-YOUR-OWN-ADVENTURE-MUSICAL' returns to The Duplex Cabaret and Piano Bar on June 4, 2017 at 9:30pm (more...)

OriginKC: New Works Festival to Welcome Major Artistic Leaders for Festival Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre elevates its profile in the national theatre community with the second annual OriginKC: NEW WORKS FESTIVAL. In addition to a striking lineup of playwrights and directors for this year's festival, an impressive list of arts leaders from preeminent regional theaters across the country will be attending the Festival Weekend, May 12-13.  (more...)

Set Sail with the Swashbuckling Musical Comedy THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, JR, 5/26 - 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric Major-General are just a few of the characters dropping anchor at the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville. (more...)

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS to Celebrate 100th Show with Point Foundation Donations
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - will celebrate its 100th performance on Friday, May 19 at 8:00 PM. To celebrate this landmark, the show will harness the power of community to benefit Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students of merit. (more...)

BWW Review: Toronto is Head Over Heels for HIBLA GERZMAVA
by Taylor Long - Jun 9, 2017

Russia seems to be everywhere these days. Conductor and violinist, Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra performed to an enthusiastic crowd at the Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, Ontario. The evening was presented by Show One Productions, the same company that recently brought us the Trio Magnifico (Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov and Dmitri Hvorostovsky) and featured the Canadian debuts of cello soloist Danielle Akta and Russian opera diva Hibla Gerzmava. (more...)

TLC Premieres New Relationship Series THE SPOUSE HOUSE 7/9
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

TLC is kicking off Summer by spicing up the wedding and relationship genre with a fresh look at marriage on THE SPOUSE HOUSE, a ten-episode series following fourteen singles who each want nothing more than to find their true love and spend the rest of their lives together. THE SPOUSE HOUSE premieres on Sunday, July 9th at 10/9c. (more...)

Boston Midsummer Opera presents THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Is this the real thing, or a conman's concoction?  All will be revealed, as the Boston Midsummer Opera (BMO) presents Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixer of Love for its twelfth season. Three performances will presented, on July 26, 28 and 30, at the Mainstage at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown (formerly the Arsenal Center for the Arts). (more...)

Casting Announced for NYMF Readings of WOODY - A NEW FAIRY TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

'Woody - A New Fairy Tale' was chosen as an Official Selection of the 2017 New York Musical Festival. Readings will be held on Monday, July 10th at 1:30 PM, Friday, July 14th at 3:30 PM, and 11:30 AM on Monday, July 17th at Playwrights Horizons Rehearsal Studio. (more...)

Qui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company will present Asian American Mixfest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwrights Lloyd Suh and Qui Nguyen that will run Wednesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 17 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

New Personalized Dog Book Gives Back to Animal Non-Profit and Rescue Organizations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017


Dance Now Announces 2017 DANCE NOW Festival, 9/6-9 at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

DANCE NOW is pleased to announce the lineup for the 2017 DANCE NOW Festival. Acclaimed for its adventurous short-takes format, the annual DANCE NOW Festival presents an eclectic array of works by some of today's most exciting dance makers. The 22nd season of this exuberant showcase will feature 40 emerging and established choreographers side by side, including DANCE NOW veterans and festival newcomers. The 2017 festival will take place Wednesday to Saturday, September 6-9, at 7pm, at Joe's Pub at The Public. A special encore performance will be presented on Thursday, September 28, at 7pm.   (more...)

Stars from NYC, LA and Nashville Set for Dan Fogelberg's New Musical PART OF THE PLAN at TPAC; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

K-Squared Entertainment and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) are thrilled to announce the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of PART OF THE PLAN, a new, original musical written by Kate Atkinson & Karen Harris and scored with the music and lyrics of celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg.  (more...)

Andrew Rayel & Max Vangeli featuring Kye Sones 'Heavy Love' (Radio Edit) Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Elemental. Heavy. Flawless. The moment is right for Andrew Rayel and Max Vangeli to shine. The new single from Andrew Rayel & Max Vangeli featuring Kye Sones, “Heavy Love” (Armind), is out now. (more...)

Scoop: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? on ABC - Friday, June 23, 2017
by - Jun 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on WHAT WOULD YOU DO?, airing on ABC on Friday, June 23, 2017! (more...)

BWW Interview: Stars Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington Talk BAT OUT OF HELL
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2017

Relative newcomers Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington were thrilled to land the lead roles in Jim Steinman's musical Bat Out of Hell. Several decades in the making, the show is now playing at the London Coliseum. (more...)

Tenille Arts Video Premieres on Taste of Country
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Taste of Country has been a big supporter of Tenille Arts since naming her last November's #LetTheGirlsPlay artist of the month. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Okieriete Onaodowan, Kate Baldwin and More to Perform in 'New Writers At 54!' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

New Writers At 54! is a summer series at Feinstein's/54 Below showcasing exciting work by today's hottest emerging voices, curated by Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, BANDSTAND, Tovah Feldshuh and More Coming Up This August at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

This August, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

ON YOUR FEET, TITANIC, and More as Part of Pittsburgh CLO's 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO is pleased to announce its 2018 Summer Season will open with the Pittsburgh premiere of ON YOUR FEET! - the Emilio and Gloria Estefan musical - direct from Broadway! According to The New York Times, "The very air in the room seems to vibrate in this undeniably crowd-pleasing new musical!" ON YOUR FEET! will conga through the Benedum Center June 12-17, kicking off our 72nd summer of musicals in style. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's Pay What You Want theatre company, has announced the second production of its eighth season, Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight by Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 19th, 2017 - Literary Figures PETE THE CAT and JANE EYRE Get the Musical Treatment!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Tam Mutu, Stephanie Umoh and Juliette Goglia lead a reading of the recent musical adaptation of JANE EYRE today! (more...)

The Royal Players to Stage ALL SHOOK UP This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Royal Players and WW and Anne Jones Charitable Trust present All Shook Up the Musical at the historical Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market Street in downtown Benton, AR. (more...)

Gwyneth Paltrow's Go-Go's Musical HEAD OVER HEELS Moves One Beat Closer to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Page Six has reported that Gwyneth Paltrow's long-awaited Head Over Heels musical got one beat closer to Broadway over the weekend. (more...)

A Blockbuster Summer of Family Fun Comes To Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

From the far-off mountains of Transylvania to the all-swinging streets of the Urban Jungle by way of the magical kingdom of Oz, you don't need to travel very far to experience a world of family-friendly theatre on your doorstep this Summer at Birmingham Hippodrome. (more...)

Imagine If Presents YOU FORGOT THE MINCE at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Following a hugely successful 2016 tour to theatres and prisons in the North of England, You Forgot the Mince, presented by Imagine If and written by Francesca Joy, will run at The Pleasance Courtyard during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from 7 - 28 August 2017 (excl. 21 August). (more...)

Goodman Theatre to Stage Free Readings by Playwrights Unit Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Goodman Theatre announces a line-up of free staged readings written by 2016/2017 members of its Playwrights Unit - Lucas Baisch, Dawn Renee Jones, Evan Linder and Emma Stanton. (more...)

New York Wine Events Presents Jazz in the Vines: Summer Contemporary Jazz Concert Series Returns to Jamesport Vineyards in L.I. Wine Country
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

New York Wine Events is pleased to present its second summer season of Jazz in the Vines at Jamesport Vineyards located on the North Fork of Long Island on Saturdays July 22, August 5, and August 26. Doors open at 6pm; show time is 7pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 29, 2017
by - Aug 29, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD Makes Regional Premiere at Vista
by Don Grigware - Aug 25, 2017

1993's rarely produced Sunset Boulevard is a somewhat flawed musical play that satisfies best with the casting of an actress of great star quality as Norma Desmond, one whose face could have convincingly lit up a silent film screen. Moonlight Amphitheatre has its star in Valerie Perri, and under Larry Raben's resourcefully skilled staging, Sunset Boulevard is a hit. (more...)

Alena Bernardi's 'Legendary' Journey ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 24, 2017

Currently starring as diva Lily Garland in the Proof Doubt Closer Theater production of On The Twentieth Century at Los Angeles' Pan-Andreas Theatre (5119 Melrose Avenue) through Sunday, Bernardi says her decision to mount her own rendition of the Cy Coleman-Betty Comden-Adolph Green musical should come as no surprise to people who know her - to be certain, those folks probably expected no less from her. (more...)

Ane Brun to Release 7th Album 'Leave Me Breathless' this October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Sweden-based Norwegian artist Ane Brun's seventh studio album Leave Me Breathless reinterprets fourteen versions of classic hits from an array of artists including Radiohead, Joni Mitchel, Nick Cave, Foreigner, Bob Dylan, Sade, Mariah Carey among others. The album is available on October 6 worldwide via her own Balloon Ranger Records. (more...)

Imagine If Announces Autumn 2017 Theatre and Prison Tour for YOU FORGOT THE MINCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Following its 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe run at the Pleasance Courtyard (7 - 28 August, excl. 21 August), Imagine If's production of Francesca Joy's gritty new play You Forgot the Mince will tour prisons and theatres across England this Autumn.   (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): Chris McLaurin and Mara Smotherman of PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 11, 2017

Chris McLaurin and one of his cast members, Mara Bloomfield Smotherman (who will be seen later this season in The Larry Keeton Theatre's production of South Pacific) take on our list of six questions for this latest version of Friday 5 (+1), offering insight into what makes them tick, what brought them to the theater in the first place and to suggest why you won't want to miss their show. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): JOHN AND JEN's Lynch and Scott
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 28, 2017

Street Theatre Company continues its 2017 season with its production of Andrew Lippa's John and Jen - the sentimental and evocative tale of two siblings - starring Ryan Lynch and Jordan Scott in the eponymous roles, under the direction of Brett Myers. (more...)

The 'First Lady of the World' Crosses the English Channel with MRS ROOSEVELT FLIES TO LONDON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Following a near sell out season at Assembly at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe, critically acclaimed actress Alison Skilbeck crosses the English Channel to France with her one-woman play Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London, with a performance at Le Colombier Theatre, Cordes-sur-Ciel, Tarn on 3 June for Friends of English Theatre. (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Teams with Coming Out for Special Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - will partner with Coming Out, a non-profit open-source platform for sharing diverse stories about coming out, for a special event after the performance on Thursday, April 27. Engage with peers, cast and creative members of The View UpStairs, and the Coming Out team as we celebrate the LGBTQ community's vibrant and diverse voices.   (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

We have a first look at the CST production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE! Check out the video below! (more...)

Amor Artis Chorus and New York Baroque Incorporated to Perform HANDEL IN ITALY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Amor Artis Chorus and New York Baroque Incorporated will perform a concert of bold and boisterous works from Handel's early years in Italy. Conducted by Artistic Director Ryan James Brandau, the program will feature Dixit Dominus, selections from solo vocal cantatas, and the Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 1 in G Major. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

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