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BWW Feature: 2018 SUMMER CABARET FESTIVAL at Venice Theatre
by John Lariviere - Jun 17, 2018

Venice Theatre is once again turning its Pinkerton Theatre into Pinky's Cabaret for the sixth annual Summer Cabaret Festival with 20 different productions featuring some of the best cabaret acts in the state of Florida. Performances are July 13-Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, with some late night performances. Tickets are $20. Venice Theatre is located at 140 W. Tampa Ave. in Venice, FL. For more information you may call the box office at 941-488-1115, or go on line to venicestage.com. (more...)

9th Annual Juneteenth Festival to Celebrate Cultural Unity in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

The 9th annual Juneteenth NYC celebration is set to draw over 3,200 people to celebrate the 153rd anniversary of 'Freedom Day,' with a vendor marketplace featuring craft goods and food, community talent show, local small business exhibitors, health and wellness screeners, raffle prizes, plus a full day roster of live performances. Confirmed musical and dance performances will include New Wave Dance Youth and Community Development, Afrobeats Dance NYC, reggae artist Damion Anthony, soul vocalist Monique Brown, On Your Toes Dance Company, rapper Little Deuces, violinist Mikayla Tripp, a West African dance by Purelements: An Evolution in Dance's COAR program ensemble, a Bollywood workshop by Ajna Dance Studio and more. Fun senior activities like aerobics by the Betsy Head Cardio Dance Aerobics group and child-friendly activations, games like African Mancala, Chinese jump rope, Indian Chor-Sipahi (American Tag) and music trivia for all ages. (more...)

Austin Opera, Ballet Austin, Paramount Theatre And Zach Theatre Announce The 2018–19 ATX Arts Pass
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Austin's four premier nonprofit performing arts organizations-Austin Opera, Ballet Austin, The Paramount Theatre, and ZACH Theatre-have partnered to create the ATX Arts Pass. The 2018-19 ATX Arts Pass gives a taste of Austin's performing arts organizations at one low price with four hand-picked performances: Shinyribs (The Paramount Theatre), The Nutcracker (Ballet Austin), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (ZACH Theatre), and La boheme (Austin Opera). ATX Arts Pass holders are encouraged to have their passport stamped at all four events, allowing them the opportunity to attend a special Passport Holder Season End Celebration. (more...)

BWW TV: Armie Hammer, Josh Charles & More Explain What STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Is All About!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2018

Second Stage Theater presents Straight White Men, beginning previews at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on Friday, June 29, 2018 and officially opening on Monday, July 23, 2018. Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, will star Armie Hammer, Tom Skerritt, Josh Charles, Kate Bornstein and Ty Defo. (more...)

VIDEO: Universal Pictures & Illumination Release A New Trailer for THE GRINCH Starring Benedict Cumberbatch
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch lends his voice to the infamous Grinch, who lives a solitary life inside a cave on Mt. Crumpet with only his loyal dog, Max, for company. With a cave rigged with inventions and contraptions for his day-to-day needs, the Grinch only sees his neighbors in Who-ville when he runs out of food. (more...)

Free Monday Night Summer Shakespeare Film Screenings at The Old Globe this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

The Old Globe will once again share some of its favorite Shakespearean cinema as a complement to its stage productions with the return of Free Monday Night Film Screenings, presented in conjunction with the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Curated by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and introduced by KPBS's "Cinema Junkie" Beth Accomando, the films include Fred Wilcox's Forbidden Planet on July 9, Ralph Fiennes's Coriolanus on July 16, Orson Welles's Othello on July 30, and Ian McKellen's Richard III on August 27. Admission is free. Seating for each film is first-come, first-served and by general admission. The line begins one hour before each screening. (more...)

Pantochino Announces 2018/19 Season Of New Musicals In Milford
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

???????Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., Milford's professional not-for-profit theatre for family audiences, has announced its 2018-19 season. Shows include the world stage premiere of a popular Netflix animated series, a new musical inspired by a true story, a festival of original family musicals and the return of the company's most popular production. The company will continue its partnership with the Milford Arts Council with all performances at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford. (more...)

BWW Review: SHIRLEY VALENTINE Takes a Hilarious Leap into the Unknown at Terrific New Theatre
by David Edward Perry - Jun 15, 2018

'Shirley Valentine' is a captivating tale of a 'woman of a certain age' who finds herself reclaiming the wonderlust of her former self. Dolores Haddock flawlessly goes in and out of multiple characters in extended monologues with an effortless, natural presence. Hydock skills as a master storyteller add a striking level of relatability and honesty in the performance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, Including Armie Hammer, Tom Skerritt, and More!
by Walter McBride - Jun 15, 2018

Second Stage Theater presents STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, beginning previews at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on Friday, June 29, 2018 and officially opening on Monday, July 23, 2018. Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, will star Armie Hammer, Tom Skerritt, Josh Charles, Kate Bornstein and Ty Defo. The cast held a meet and greet yesterday and BroadwayWorld was in attendance! Check out photos of the cast below! (more...)

Shechter Underground Comes to Somerset House On August Bank Holiday Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

This summer, for three nights only, internationally celebrated choreographer and Somerset House resident Hofesh Shechter Company will present Shechter Underground, welcoming its extraordinarily talented young dancers to perform a site-responsive show that will lead audiences through the atmospheric maze-like underground tunnels and rooms beneath Somerset House. (more...)

Scoop: After Seven Seasons, ABC's 'The Chew' Taped its Final Episode, Thursday, June 14 to Air Friday, June 15 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jun 14, 2018

Get all the scoop on After Seven Seasons, ABC's 'The Chew' Taped its Final Episode, Thursday, June 14 to Air Friday, June 15, airing on ABC on Thursday, June 14, 2018! (more...)

Summer's A Treat At Holiday Inn With Chocolate Milk Happy Hour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Holiday Inn , an InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG ) brand, is bringing back its popular Chocolate Milk Happy Hour program, teaming up with actress, TV personality and mom of three Vanessa Lachey to give families a fun and delicious way to make joyful memories together this summer. Beginning this week, select hotels across the U.S. will offer complimentary milk and cookies in partnership with fairlife Ultra-Filtered Milk and Otis Spunkmeyer baked goods. (more...)

Northeast Semi-Finalists Announced In The 2018 Eggland's Best 'America's Best Recipe' Contest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

From coast to coast, Americans were encouraged to show off their hometown pride and submit recipes featuring Eggland's Best (EB) eggs combined with their favorite local ingredients or dishes for a chance to be named America's top recipe in Eggland's Best's 2018 "America's Best Recipe" Contest! Today, Eggland's Best has announced the "Best in State" semi-finalist recipes from the Northeast. (more...)

DIETRICH Set for One-Night Only Performance at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

"Dietrich," a compelling solo play about iconic German actress Marlene Dietrich, will wow New York audiences in a special one-night performance at the Triad Theater June 22.  (more...)

Lythgoe Family Panto Season Includes Oz Premiere At Pasadena Civic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) expands across America this Holiday season, including a multi-year deal at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium beginning with their newest production - THE WONDERFUL WINTER OF OZ. It will be directed by Bonnie Lythgoe and choreographed by Napoleon and Tabitha D'umo (NappyTabs), with book by Kris Lythgoe and Michael Orland (American Idol) serving as musical arranger and supervisor. Casting is by executive producer Becky Lythgoe. This will be the seventh Holiday season of Lythgoe Family Panto in Pasadena, and their second in this larger venue. (more...)

Childsplay Announces 'Radiant' 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

From favorite storybook adaptations like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Charlotte's Web to original plays like And in this Corner… Cassius Clay and The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus (Tempe, Ariz.) Childsplay Theatre announces its 42nd season of theatre that includes five plays at its new home: The Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix. (more...)

The Billie Holiday Theatre Presents A Two-Day Festival Of Cutting-Edge Revolutionary Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

RestorationART presents Afro Pas De Deux, a two-day festival, featuring award-winning 2018 ChoreoQuest choreographers-in-residence as they innovate within the algorithm of a pas de deux on Friday and Saturday, June 22 - 23, 2018. The Afro Pas De Deux Festival is a collective of seven choreographers, exploring the complex and artificial binaries of gender, sexuality, nationality and more. The festival will also feature a conversation with renowned guest choreographers, a master class, and post-performance reception. (more...)

Rose Mallett Performs A Tribute To Sarah Vaughan With 'Songs Of Sarah'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

From Palm Springs, CA, to the Big Apple, New York City, jazz vocalist, Rose Mallett, will honor and perform a tribute to the life and music of legend, Sarah Vaughan, in a one-woman theatre production, 'Songs of Sarah' at the Triad Theater, Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $25 and advance tickets can be posted at triadnyc.com. (more...)

RHINOCEROS Closes A.C.T.'s 2018­–19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Incoming American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced today that Eugene Ionesco's RHINOCEROS-translated by Derek Prouse and directed by two-time Tony Award winner Frank Galati-will be the final production of A.C.T.'s 2018-19 season. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for SUMMER HOLIDAY at Darlington Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

A brand new stage production of the musical Summer Holiday is set to tour the UK and will play for a week in Darlington from Tuesday 25 September. Based on the iconic 1960's film of the same name, starring Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Summer Holiday will include all of the number one hits from the movie, plus some additional Cliff Richard classics. (more...)

Phoenix Chorale Announces 60th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Originally founded in 1958, the Grammy-winning Phoenix Chorale announces its milestone 60th Anniversary Season with expanded programming, guest conductors from around the world, and continuing its Search for the next Artistic Director. (more...)

Olivier-Winner Stephen Mear to Bring GUYS AND DOLLS to Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Royal Albert Hall rolls the dice this October with a semi-staged version of the classic musical comedy, Guys and Dolls, directed and choreographed by two-time Olivier Award-winner, Stephen Mear. (more...)

Bishop Arts Theatre Company Celebrates 25 Years Of Artistry, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Oak Cliff's premiere multicultural and multidiscipline center for the arts, Bishop Arts Theatre Center (BATC), is celebrating a milestone this year with the announcement of its 25th Anniversary Silver Threads Season. Executive Artistic Director Teresa Coleman Wash and Board of Directors President Boderick Hall announced this morning a season that is filled with theatre, jazz, special events, a speaker series, arts education initiatives and the return of Langston Hughes' Black Nativity for its 15th year on stage with Bishop Arts Theatre Center. Founder and Executive Artistic Director Teresa Wash was jubilant with the announcement stating, 'For 25 years the Bishop Arts Theatre Center has been a cornerstone of the arts & culture in our community. We have been intentional about being more than a theatre, our goal has been to be a neighborhood resource center for the arts. We are thrilled to celebrate this milestone anniversary!' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of Broadway's THE PROM, Starring Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The cast of the upcoming new musical comedy The Prom is gearing up for Broadway! We've got your first look at the cast in action. Check out the photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Upcoming All New THE BOLD TYPE
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2018

On the episode 'The Scarlet Letter'  - Sutton is in an awkward position when she is put in charge of hiring a photographer for an accessories shoot, and Kat asks her to hire Adena. Jane follows around a cute and altruistic doctor named Ben for her latest article. Scarlet's newest board member, Cleo, causes Jacqueline to defend her role at the magazine. (more...)

Art Factory 2018 Season Announcement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

???????From the start to end of 2018, Art Factory will have presented eight fully produced musicals, and six explosive concerts. Four musicals and five concerts remain for audiences to enjoy before the end of the year! (more...)

ROCKWELL: LIFE ON A PALETTE A New Musical About Norman Rockwell Comes to Pittsfield
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

???????Life on a Palette, a new musical based on Norman Rockwell's covers for the Saturday Evening Post, will present excerpts at Knesset Israel in Pittsfield, MA on Monday, June 25 at its annual gala fundraiser. Rockwell features book and lyrics by Eleanor Albano and Anthony Barnao, and music by Ron Abel. (more...)

Book-It Opens 29th Season With The Eponymous Heroine JANE EYRE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

???????Book-It Repertory Theatre will open its 2018-2019 season with Jane Eyre. Called the 'first historian of the private consciousness', author Charlotte Bronte explores classism, sexuality, and female expression in this Gothic mystery. Julie Beckman adapted and directed Jane Eyre for Book-It in 2001 and will direct the 2018 production. (more...)

MARVEL'S CLOAK & DAGGER Is Freeform's Biggest Series Debut In Over Two Years
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

MARVEL'S CLOAK & DAGGER Is Freeform's Biggest Series Debut In Over Two Years (more...)

The VETS to Host A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

A Holiday entertainment blockbuster set to dazzle audiences of all ages. A Magical Cirque Christmas will play The VETS in Providence, Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 7:00pm.  Featuring the best talent from around the globe, A Magical Cirque Christmas has it all - jaw-dropping magic, breathtaking circus acts, and the most angelic voices singing your favorite Christmas carols with incredible live musicians on stage. Be transported to the golden age of entertainment by the mind-blowing talents, stunning costumes, comedy and more. (more...)

DR. SEUSS'S THE LORAX Begins Performances at The Old Globe This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Old Globe, together with Children's Theatre Company (CTC), and in partnership with The Old Vic, today updated information for Dr. Seuss's The Lorax in its U.S. premiere. The production, based on the book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss, is adapted for the stage by David Greig (Artistic Director of Royal Lyceum Theatre Company; recent work: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Cover My Tracks) with music and lyrics written by Charlie Fink (front man/songwriter for the hit musical group Noah and the Whale, 2007-2015). (more...)

VIDEO: The Stars of Freeform's THE BOLD TYPE Chat Season 2 on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The stars of the breakout show The Bold Type open up about what fans can expect from Season 2 on GMA. Check out the clip below! (more...)

Sandra Bernhard Brings SANDEMONIUM To Guild Hall In The Hamptons 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

???????The inimitable Sandra Bernhard will perform her all new show "SANDEMONIUM" on Saturday, June 30th at 8pm as she returns to Guild Hall at 158 Main Street in East Hampton, NY. Bernhard debuted "SANDEMONIUM" at her annual Holiday shows at Joe's Pub in Manhattan, and is now taking the show to select cities around the U.S. and overseas. (more...)

Lakewood Cultural Center Announces The 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

???????The Lakewood Cultural Center (LCC) is proud to announce the LCC Presents 2018-2019 season, bringing an exciting mix of music, dance and theater to Lakewood beginning in September. Hailed as one of '10 Colorado arts organizations that get it right' by The Denver Post, LCC is known throughout the state for its exceptional programs, offering intimate access to world-class performances in its 320-seat theater. (more...)

ENCHANT CHRISTMAS Comes to Safeco Field This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Seattle, prepare for your most captivating Holiday season event to date. Enchant Christmas is an immersive Holiday light experience that will transport visitors to a world with Christmas trees up to 80 feet tall, larger-than-life ornaments, twinkling snowflakes and, of course, Santa in a glittering sleigh. Brighter and more heartwarming than your wildest Holidaydreams, Enchant will make its Seattle debut at Safeco Field, November 23 - December 30. The outfield will be transformed into a twinkling maze where guests will search for Santa's reindeer. The infield will house an ice-skating trail, and The Pen will become a lively music lounge. (more...)

Kelly Clarkson, Ricky Martin, Blake Shelton, & More to Perform on NBC's Annual MACY'S 4th OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

NBC's annual “Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® Spectacular” celebrates Independence Day with some of the biggest names in music. Making it the can't-miss event of the summer, Kelly Clarkson, Ricky Martin, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and more will take the stage before the incredible firework display that the show is known for. (more...)

BWW Review: HOLIDAY INN at ARTS Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Jun 12, 2018

This is a show that will delight any musical theatre aficionado. (more...)

BWW Review: LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL at Arts West is a Study in Nuance and Subtleties.
by Kelly Rogers Flynt - Jun 12, 2018

Lady Day at Arts West is a study of nuance and subtleties. It is the story of Billie Holiday. Her life and music come to you through song and stories, music and monologues, told in a nightclub setting from Holiday near the end of her life. Just like her life, the show moves through humor, inspiration, tragedy, and triumph. (more...)

PERFECT TEETH and DICK PIX By Daniel McCoy To Play Theaterlab
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Playwright Daniel McCoy's new plays, Perfect Teeth and Dick Pix are set to run in rotation at Theatrelab in mid-town Manhattan, July 18 - August 12. Opening night is slated for Sunday July 22. (more...)

VIDEO: Freeform Shares A Sneak Peek of THE BOLD TYPE Season 2
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

'The Bold Type' cast discusses exciting new storylines for Season 2 and draw their favorite scenes from Season 1 in two new featurettes from Freeform. New episodes of 'The Bold Type' airs TUESDAYS at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT. (more...)

Freeform Starts Some GOOD TROUBLE as Production Begins
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Freeform Starts Some GOOD TROUBLE as Production Begins (more...)

Macy Gray Releases New Single SUGAR DADDY + Confirms New Album RUBY Set For Release On September 7
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Today, the legendary singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actress Macy Gray revealed her first track and official video for “Sugar Daddy,” taken from her forthcoming 10thstudio album titled RUBY, out worldwide digitally and on Limited Edition RUBY red Vinyl on September 7 (Artistry Music, a Mack Avenue label).  (more...)

Rafael Moreno's FOTOS to Close 2018 Playreading Series at Billie Holiday Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

A staged reading of Rafael Moreno's family drama Fotos, which played to packed houses and critical acclaim last summer at The Producers Club, will close the 2017 -2018 season of the prestigious Frank Silvera Writers Workshop at the Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn on Monday June 18. (more...)

LV Philharmonic 2017-18 Season Performances To Air On Nevada Public Radio
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

???????The Las Vegas Philharmonic has partnered with  Nevada Public Radio for the third year to broadcast performances from its just concluded 2017-18 season on Classical 89.7 FM Sundays at 2pm, starting July 1. Each broadcast will be 90 minutes to two hours in length and will include conversation with Music Director, Donato Cabrera and Nevada Public Radio's Dave Becker as well as full length performances by your symphony orchestra. (more...)

Asbury Park to Celebrate the Holidays with THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER Featuring Kurtis Blow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Paramount Theater presents The Hip Hop Nutcracker, an urban dance retelling of the timeless fairy tale, featuring rap legend Kurtis Blow as special guest MC.The Hip Hop Nutcracker resets Tchaikovsky's classic score to explosive hip-hop choreography courtesy of Jennifer Weber. A dozen all-star dancers - plus a DJ, a violinist, and awesome digital scenery - bring the traditional Nutcracker story to new life, but with a distinctly urban twist. This evening-length show celebrates love, community and the magic of the Holiday season. (more...)

Pepperdine Center For The Arts Announces 2018–2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Leading interpreter of the Great American Songbook Michael Feinstein, ukulele virtuosi Jake Shimabukuro, Grammy Award winning singer Sheena Easton, and acrobatic troupe Cirque Mechanics, are just a few of the artists set to appear at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine University during its 2018-2019 season. (more...)

BWW Review: CALENDAR GIRLS: Make a Date With Some of Boston's Best
by Nancy Grossman - Jun 11, 2018

Greater Boston Stage Company has lined up a dream ensemble for their season finale, CALENDAR GIRLS, based on the 2003 Miramax motion picture. Under the direction of Nancy E. Carroll, a formidable actor in her own right, Maureen Brennan, Sarah deLima, Mary Potts Dennis, Kerry A. Dowling, Karen MacDonald, and Bobbie Steinbach tastefully disrobe for a photo shoot to produce a calendar for charity. Cheryl McMahon, Kathy St. George, Jade Guerra, Michael Kaye, Sean McGuirk, and Nael Nacer keep their clothes on, but add to the fun. (more...)

Olathe Civic Theatre Association Announces Exciting 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Announcing Olathe Civic Theatre Association's exciting 2018-2019 season of five shows which begins September 7, 2018. (more...)

TLC Hit Series LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD Celebrates Guinness World Record
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The Roloff family from TLC's hit series LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG WORLD, have a huge honor to celebrate as they head into the final episodes of their 13th season on TLC.  The Guinness World Records has officially recognized the series for “The Most Episodes of a Family-Focused Reality Television Show.” (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces Additional Details of Upcoming Season; Michael Gaston, Trip Cullman, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Playwrights Horizons announces additional details of its 2018-19 season, which comprises new works from a broad cross-section of the contemporary American theatre's most exciting writers and artists. (more...)

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