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OWN Announces New Drama Series from Oscar-Winning MOONLIGHT Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a new one-hour drama series from Tarell Alvin McCraney, co-writer and executive producer of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Moonlight.” (more...)

Grammy Winning Trumpeter Keyon Harrold's Upcoming Album 'The Mugician' Out On Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Grammy Award winner, Keyon Harrold, one of the world's most sought-after genre-bending trumpeters, will release 'The Mugician' on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records. (more...)

Three World Premieres, Mickle Maher Mini-Festival Set for The Catastrophic Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Catastrophic Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 season, which is slated to be the theatre's most ambitious season yet. The new season includes three world premieres, an avant-garde classic, and a mini-festival of work by Catastrophic favorite, Mickle Maher. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 18
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 16, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Raucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. (more...)

World Premiere by Nilo Cruz to Headline Repertorio Espanol's 50th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Repertorio Español - one of Off-Broadway's longest-running, continuous theaters, and the ONLY company that presents Spanish-language/English-translated plays in true repertory in NYC - will mark its 50th anniversary during the 2017-18 season with a roster of plays that demonstrate the company's ongoing commitment to presenting works that represent the diversity of its own 50-year canon, and the diversity of playwriting voices among contemporary and oft-forgotten writers of Spanish drama and literature worldwide. (more...)

Three Houston Area Museums Team for Screening of OLYMPIC PRIDE, AMERICAN PREJUDICE Film
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Houston Museum of African American Culture, Holocaust Museum Houston, The Health Museum and ADSI/Renee Logans will present the Exclusive Houston Screenings of Olympic Pride, American Prejudice on Thursday, September 7 at the Houston Museum of African American Culture. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for Rajiv Joseph's DESCRIBE THE NIGHT World Premiere at Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Rajiv Joseph's Describe the Night. Commissioned by the Alley, Describe the Night premieres September 15 and runs through October 15 in the Neuhaus Theatre. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Granted $30K for Educational and Family Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Flat Rock Playhouse has been awarded a grant of $30,000 by the Community Foundation of Henderson County. (more...)

Playwright Launches New Theatre Podcast YOUR PROGRAM IS YOUR TICKET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Award-winning playwright Sean Chandler takes you behind the scenes in his new podcast Your Program Is Your Ticket. The podcast features interviews with a wide range of artists from the New York theatre community (indie theatre to Broadway) and will also showcase nationwide and international talent. (more...)

News Anchor Kelly Wright Releases Song and Video Call to Action Against Racism
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Normally Kelly Wright is asking other people their thoughts about the issues of the day. As a national anchor for one of the nation's biggest news networks, Wright has interviewed some of the biggest newsmakers of modern times, but this time, he has something to say...and with his surprise new music release, he is saying it in an inspiring - and truly moving - song. (more...)

Greenberg Traurig's Chinh H. Pham Elected Secretary of the BBA Council
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

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Photo Coverage: Michael Moore Leads Protest from Broadway to Trump Tower
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 16, 2017

Following Donald Trump's inflammatory comments sympathizing with Nazi protesters in Charlottesville, VA yesterday, activist and director, Michael Moore who is currently making his Broadway debut in the one-man show The Terms of My Surrender, decided to mobilize audiences in more ways than one. (more...)

Cetera Financial Group Announces Affiliation of Girard's Advisors with Cetera Advisor Networks as Independent Financial Advisor Team
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

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California Starts Second Half of 2017 with Slow Growth in Home Sales
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

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THE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Men with History in the Justice System to Stage 5 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Stargate Theatre Sharon Sullivan Company will perform an original piece, 5 Minutes to Midnight, this Friday, August 18 at 7:00PM, and Saturday, August 19 at 4:00PM and 7:00PM at MTC - Stage II at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). (more...)

Chan Centre to Kick Off 20th Season with Legendary Gospel Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC opens its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, September 23 at 8pm, welcoming The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner to the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Pilot Pen and GBK Presents a Chic Gifting Carnival Celebrating the 2017 Teen Choice Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

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HAMILTON Sparks Record Kimmel Center Subscription Sales
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Broadway Philadelphia's 2017-18 subscription sales are at an all-time high following the announcement of the 2018-19 Philadelphia premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda's record-setting Tony Award winning musical, Hamilton: An American Musical. (more...)

BWW Review: THREE SISTERS at American Players Theatre
by Melissa Hall - Aug 16, 2017

Humans yearn for what we do not have. It is the trademark of our species. We seem to never be satisfied, always longing for more, better, bigger. Though this play is set a century ago in Russia, it could not be more relevant to our current culture. (more...)

David Ramirez Premieres Video for 'Time' with The Independent
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

On September 8, the Austin-based songwriter David Ramirez will release We're Not Going Anywhere, the follow up to his 2015 breakthrough record Fables and second in partnership with Thirty Tigers (more...)

Works by Torben Betts, Scott Organ and Lee Blessing Headline The Barrow Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, recipient of the Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards, has announced its lineup for the 2017-2018 season with the New York premiere of Muswell Hill, a play by Torben Betts, followed by the world premiere of The Thing With Feathers, a new play by Scott Organ, the revival of A Walk in the Woods by Lee Blessing, and a special benefit performance of the award-winning solo play The Tricky Part by Martin Moran at The Barrow Group Mainstage Theatre (312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor). (more...)

Bill Oberst Jr. to Bring RAY BRADBURY'S PILLAR OF FIRE to United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Did Ray Bradbury see Donald Trump coming? Did Ray Bradbury see Donald Trump coming?  (more...)

Write Act Rep to Present Summer Women's Playwrights Lab 'MADNESS, MAYHEM, AND OTHER STIMULANTS'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

MADNESS, MAYHEM, and OTHER STIMULANTS … When Women Write! Summer Playwright's Lab 2017 - Write Act Repertory's annual women's playwrights returns in our new Home spotlighting three prominent Los Angeles playwrights. (more...)

Broadway Star Turned Recording Artist Annie Baltic Releases 'All By Myself'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

From the Broadway stage to dance clubs all around the U.S., ANNIE BALTIC is a multi-talented force of musical nature, a fresh, contemporary young performer whose bold and freewheeling creative spirit transcends easy, common categorization. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre to Launch 2017-18 Season with New Comedy SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company launches its 2017-2018 Season with Smart People, a sharp and provocative new comedy by Lydia R. Diamond. Summer L. Williams, Associate Artistic Director of Company One Theatre (Boston, MA), directs. Performances of Smart People begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in The Percy Browning Theatre on September 3. (more...)

Filmmaker Delves into Secrecy Surrounding Uncle's Death In MEMORIES OF A PENITENT HEART
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Through Home movies, audio recordings, family photos, letters and interviews, Cecilia Aldarondo's MEMORIES OF A PENITENT HEART reconstructs her uncle Miguel's New York life, one he lived far from his family, especially his religious mother. (more...)

Joy Nash Nabs Lead Role in Upcoming AMC Series DIETLAND
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

AMC announced today that Joy Nash (“Twin Peaks,” “The Mindy Project”) has been cast in the lead role of Plum in the network's upcoming original drama series DIETLAND, based on Sarai Walker's 2015 novel of the same name. (more...)

The Muppets Unveil Details on First Full-Length Live Show at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and The Muppets today revealed the first details about The Muppets' first-ever full-length live show. (more...)

Award-Winning Director Carlton Cuse Inks Multiyear Deal with ABC Studios
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Golden Globe-winning writer, producer and director Carlton Cuse has re-joined ABC Studios in a multiyear overall deal. (more...)

The Meatpacking District's SWEAT SESSIONS to Continue Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Meatpacking District's popular wellness program Sweat Sessions returns to New York City offering free outdoor workout classes nearly every Tuesday night, May 9 through August 29. (more...)

Former Horse Farm, Historic Home For Sale Near Tuscaloosa, Alabama
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

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Scoop: THE TALK 8/21 - 8/25 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Aug 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TALK 8/21 - 8/25, airing on CBS (more...)

Funny, Tragic and Provocative New Play FIXED to Continue Echo Theater's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with a funny, tragic and provocative new play by Los Angeles' own Boni B. Alvarez. (more...)

Gentrification Special CITY RISING Premieres 9/13 on KCET & Link TV
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

KCETLink Media Group, a leading national independent nonprofit public broadcast and digital network, announced today a new 60-minute documentary special and digital series examining gentrification called CITY RISING. (more...)

Theater Talk: Flashback with the Great Barbara Cook
by Theater Talk - Aug 16, 2017

In this episode of THEATER TALK, Barbara Cook (1927-2017) discusses her break-out starring role as Marian, the Librarian, in the original 1957 Broadway production of THE MUSIC MAN (taped April 21, 2000). (more...)

THE BOWERY BEER GARDEN in Chinatown Serves Up a Great Drinking and Dining Experience
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Bowery Beer Garden, located at 93 Bowery in Manhattan, is a beautiful open air, indoor and outdoor space. On an August Monday, a friend and I had an opportunity to sit down and try out some items on the menu at this sleek Chinatown eatery. It's a year-round neighborhood hotspot for dining and drinking. (more...)

New Immersive 1930s Sideshow CURIOSITIES Coming to NYC This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Joining the explosion of fully immersive theater, Green Lite Productions presents CURIOSITIES, an intimate multi-sensory theatrical experience in which visitors traverse the tunnels of an illegal 1930s sideshow world full of bootleggers, deviants, performers, and misfits. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Launches 2017 - 2018 Season with BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

 Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the first mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Billy Elliot the Musical, music by Elton John and book and lyrics by Lee Hall, with direction and choreography by Porchilght Artistic Associate Brenda Didier, with Associate Choreographer Craig V. Miller and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Linda Madonia at Porchlght's new Home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Previews are Friday, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7 and Oct. 14 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

Peninsula Players Announce Internship Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

For 82 years, The Peninsula Players Theatre in Door County, Wisconsin, has thrived amidst the lush woods, vibrant bay and storied traditions that brother and sister founders, Caroline and Richard Fisher built upon in 1935. One of these honored traditions was their dream of a professional company where apprentices and interns learn by doing. (more...)

International City Theatre Announces 2018 Season of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

International City Theatre has announced its 2018 season of five plays at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, where ICT is the resident professional theater company. (more...)

Marcus Center-Central Park Revisits The Music of Bocelli
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

On September 16th , 2011 the Great Lawn of Central Park was filled with 60,000 adoring fans of one the most beloved tenors of all time, Andrea Bocelli. Accompanied by the New York Philharmonic under the direction of the great Alan Gilbert, not even the rains of Hurricane Maria could dampen this spectacular night of music. Joined by some of the biggest stars of both the pop and classical music scenes, the night was bursting with the sounds of Bocelli's  treasured hits.  A "pop culture extravaganza", Bocelli, along with Celine Dion, Tony Bennet, Chriss Botti, Bryn Terfl (and many others) transformed one of the most remarkable and renowned urban parks into the grandest of Opera houses, the most opulent of theatre venues, and the flashiest of concert arenas, in an evening that exemplified the magic of New York City and the great Central Park concert series. (more...)

Other Theatre's BARNEY THE ELF Musical to Return for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Other Theatre will continue its 4th season with the third revival of its holiday hit BARNEY THE ELF, a campy and irreverent musical comedy, written by Bryan Renaud with lyrics by Renaud and Emily Schmidt. After helming the 2016 production, Tommy Rivera-Vega returns to direct and choreograph.  (more...)

FUN HOME Opens 30th Anniversary Season at The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th anniversary season opens with the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home. Created by Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (book and lyrics) and based on the celebrated graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home will begin preview performances on September 16, open September 22, and run through October 22 on The Armory's U.S. Bank Main Stage. Artistic Director Chris Coleman will direct a cast lead by Allison Mickelson, Sara Masterson and Aida Valentine as the central character, Alison, at three different ages. Robert Mammana (previously at The Armory as Skye Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Father in Ragtime) and Faith Sandberg will play Alison's parents, Bruce and Helen Bechdel. (more...)

Industry Exclusive: Michael Riedel Out at Theater Talk; To Be Replaced by Multiple Co-Hosts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld has learned that the longtime on-air partnership of THEATER TALK co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel has come to an end. We're told that Riedel will no longer appear on the program, and instead will be replaced by multiple rotating guest co-hosts for the foreseeable future.  (more...)

Stan Lee and Lennie James Headline Wizard World COMIC CON Madison
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

(OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2017 schedule with its third trip to the Alliant Energy Center at Wizard World Comic Con Madison, September 22-24. Stan Lee (Marvel Chairman Emeritus), Lennie James ("The Walking Dead," Snatch), Sean Maher ("Firefly," Serenity), Michael Cudlitz ("The Walking Dead," "Lost"), Ray Park (Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace, X-Men), Emma Caulfield ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Beverly Hills, 90210") and Monica Rial ("Dragon Ball Z," "Fullmetal Alchemist") headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to date to attend the comic con and pop culture extravaganza. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Michelle Dockery Returns for Season 2 of TNT's GOOD BEHAVIOR
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Award-winning actress Michelle Dockery returns as thief and con artist Letty Raines in the hit TNT drama GOOD BEHAVIOR. Get a first look below! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: THE PATCHWORK ODYSSEY, Assembly Roxy
by Amy Hanson - Aug 16, 2017

The Odyssey is one of the most iconic stories of all time, telling the tale of Odysseus' long and epic journey Home from the Trojan War.  This engaging take on it from Dutch company Patchwork Theatre offers the chance to see the Greek tale in several new ways. (more...)

The Fugard Theatre Brings Acclaimed Production of Iconic Musical KING KONG 'Home' to Joburg
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Over half a century since the world premiere of the original production of KING KONG - THE MUSICAL, Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre bring this legendary and iconic musical 'Home' to Johannesburg. (more...)

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