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Cher to Receive Icon Award & Perform 'Believe' on 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2017

dick clark productions and ABC today announced Cher, the Oscar-winning pop music legend and three-time Billboard Music Awards winner, will be honored with the prestigious ICON Award at the 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

Americana Singer Songwriter Shelly Waters to Release New Album in July
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Americana singer-songwriter Shelly Waters is set to release her new, self-titled album on July 28, 2017. (more...)

CAGNEY Tap Dances Into Final Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, will conclude its celebrated run at The Westside Theatre on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Cagney began performances at The Westside Theatre March 16, 2016, prior to an official opening on April 3, 2016. When Cagney takes its final curtain call at The Westside Theatre, the production will have played a total of 502 performances (including 21previews). (more...)

FOX Announces 2017-18 Season ft. New Dramas, Comedies & 2 Live Music Events!
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, today will unveil the FOX primetime slate for the 2017-2018 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. (more...)

Cast Announced for NATIVE GARDENS at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater closes its 42nd season with the Chicago Premiere of Native Gardens, written by Karen Zacarias and directed by Marti Lyons. (more...)

INTRALOT Announces a Healthy Revenue (+7.1%) and EBITDA (+6.6%) Growth in Fiscal Year 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

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Casting and Creative Team Announced for St. Louis Premiere of DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Fabulous Fox Theatre announced today that Christopher Tierney and Bronwyn Reed will star as Johnny Castle and Frances "Baby" Houseman in the St. Louis premiere of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST TATERTOT to Rise Again Easter Weekend at The PIT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) and City Hall Comedy are proud to bring you the return of the mashed hit musical sensation, a bite-sized production of everyone's favorite rock opera about the very first Easter weekend featuring a huge, delicious, starch-studded cast of fresh potatoes, a kitchen choir, and one very lonely, piano-playing short order cook. (more...)

HGTV Announces Programming Lineup Including Nine New Series & 28 Returning Shows
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Top-performing cable network HGTV, which roared past nearly every competitor in 2016 to deliver its highest-rated, most-watched year ever and scored its 10th consecutive year as the #1 cable net among upscale women—is amplifying its 2017 programming lineup (more...)

CRT Downtown presents the Jackpot Comedy THE QUEEN OF BINGO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Next on Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown's busy spring schedule is the Jackpot comedy "The Queen of Bingo", by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy.  Evening performances at 7:30 PM will play on Friday and Saturday, March 31st  & April 1st, and April 7th & 8th. Matinees are available on April 2nd and 9th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or in person at the CRT Downtown Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. CRT Downtown is located at 24 Port Watson Street in the city of Cortland. (more...)

MTV to Premiere Spinoff Series ARE YOU THE ONE: ALL-STAR CHALLENGE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

MTV today announced that after five seasons of epic hookups, breakups and drama, 10 fan-favorite perfect matches from previous seasons of 'Are You The One?' are back for a second chance at love and cash in an all-new spinoff series, ARE YOU THE ONE: ALL-STAR CHALLENGE. (more...)

BWW Review: Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING or The One About The Sexist Male Fantasies
by Michael Dale - Jun 9, 2017

In the opening scene of MCC's American premiere production of THE END OF LONGING, playwright/star Matthew Perry, playing the drunk, caustic and cocky Rolling Stone photographer Jack, looks deeply into the eyes of Stephanie, his latest attempt at a cocktail lounge pickup. (more...)

BWW Review: ANNIE, Piccadilly Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 8, 2017

Has there ever been a time when we're more in need of irrepressible optimism? The orphan who convinces everyone around her that 'the sun will come out tomorrow' has certainly hit the West End at an opportune moment, and there's plenty of enjoyment to be had from a show that is, nevertheless, far more throwback than vital piece for 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NATIVE GARDENS at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater closes its 42nd season with the Chicago Premiere of Native Gardens, written by Karen Zacarias and directed by Marti Lyons. Native Gardens runs now through July 2, 2017 at Victory GardensTheater, 2433 N Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

City Unveils its 2017/18 Prime-Time Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Proven, powerful, and pedigreed. Today Rogers Media unveils City's 2017/18 programming schedule, building on last season's proven hits with bold new additions backed by some of the most creative minds in television today. (more...)

Warner Bros Teams with iHeartMedia on Ryan Seacrest's THE HOUSE $100,000 Sweepstakes
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Warner Bros. Pictures is joining forces with iHeartMedia on “RYAN SEACREST'S THE HOUSE $100,000 Sweepstakes,” offering fans a chance to win $100,000 that could be used towards college tuition in the spirit of the upcoming comedy “The House,” from Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow Pictures. (more...)

Crystal Gayle Celebrates 40th Anniversary of 'Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Rarely do first takes on a song become the master tracks for an artist, but that's how chart-topping history began for Crystal Gayle's 'Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue.' Now, four decades later, Gayle's signature hit marks its 40th anniversary since its release on June 24, 1977. (more...)

Scoop: BALLERS on HBO - July 2017 Episodes
by TV Scoop - Jun 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on BALLERS on HBO - July 2017 Episodes (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Maliakel Hopes 'MONSOON' Takes Broadway by Storm
by Wayman Wong - Jun 19, 2017

'Monsoon Wedding,' the new musical based on Mira Nair's acclaimed 2001 movie, has been showered with praise at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, Calif. Karen D'Souza of the San Jose Mercury News writes: 'You are swept up' by its 'swirling typhoon of sound and color.' This Indian musical has curried such favor with its audiences that it's been extended through July 16. (more...)

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon's Juvee Productions Celebrates Juneteenth With Original Short-Form Comedy AMERICAN KOKO
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Just in time for summer binging and to mark the historic Juneteenth anniversary, ABC is announcing three new original short-form digital comedies: Viola Davis' and Julius Tennon's JuVee Productions' Juneteenth (the end of slavery in the U.S.) tribute “American Koko” from rising star Diarra Kilpatrick, the animated comedy “Ginger Snaps” from Warner Bros. Television Group's Blue Ribbon Content and the off-beat “The Off Season” are live now on ABC.com and the ABC App. (more...)

BWW Review: RUMORS at Woodstock Opera House
by Kate Curtin - Jun 17, 2017

Picture it, an anniversary party with your dear friends, all dressed up with your spouse, and everything is not quite right. Town Square Players of Woodstock offers us a chance to escape our realities and join Neil Simon on the wildly hilarious ride known as 'Rumors' (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- James Meehan
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 5, 2017

BWW speaks to James Meehan about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show As If I Hadn't Slept. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE Coming to the Boch Center Next June
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Boch Center announced today that the staged production of the worldwide smash-hit film with live music, Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage, will play the Boch Center Shubert Theatre from June 13-17, 2018 for eight performances. (more...)

Investigation Discovery Presents DREW PETERSON: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY 8/27
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

DREW PETERSON: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY unravels the twisted web of lies, corruption and violence behind one of the most fascinating missing persons' cases in recent history. The two-hour world-premiere special airs Sunday, August 27 starting at 9/8c, exclusively on ID. (more...)

Shelly Waters' Self-Titled Album Due Out Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Americana singer-songwriter Shelly Waters is set to release her new, self-titled album on July 28, 2017. Evidence of Waters' jambalaya-like recipe of sonic spices – and then some - are found within each of the dozen tasty tracks on Shelly Waters, which was recorded in Nashville with renowned producer and multi-instrumentalist Josh Kaler. (more...)

The Smith Center to present POSTMODERN JUKEBOX 10/14 for PBS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Following its successful participation in the 2016 PBS Arts Fall Festival, Myron's Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will present two concerts by acclaimed group Postmodern Jukebox on August 14, with both shows filmed and available for PBS stations across the country to schedule for broadcast in December 2017. With performances at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., the show will feature highly talented artists. (more...)

BWW Previews: Exciting Broadway Season at Gate City Bank Theatre At The Fargodome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Gate City Bank Theatre at the Fargodome in Fargo, ND will play host to an exciting line-up of Broadway shows for the 2017-2018 season. Here's the line-up! (more...)

Lottoland Gives Brits Chance to Win Almost '400m with US Powerball
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

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BROADWAY IN WILMINGTON Single Tickets Go On Sale This Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Single tickets for the 2017-2018 Broadway in Wilmington series at The Playhouse on Rodney Square will go on sale August 22 at 10:00 a.m. The Broadway series, the third season under the management of The Grand Opera House, includes four week-long productions, THE WIZARD OF OZ, CABARET, DIRTY DANCING: THE CLASSIC STORY LIVE ON STAGE, and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. In addition, the schedule includes three limited-engagements, RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL, THE ILLUSIONISTS: LIVE FROM BROADWAY and DANCE TO THE MOVIES. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tulsa - Week of 4/09/2017
by BWW - Apr 9, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 4/09/2017
by BWW - Apr 9, 2017

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Photo Flash: CAGNEY, THE MUSICAL Company Toasts to One Year Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The company of Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, celebrated one year of performances at The Westside Theatre with a champagne toast onstage, last night, April 4. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

Victory Gardens to Host Chicago Premiere of NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the Chicago Premiere of Native Gardens, written by Karen Zacarias and directed by Marti Lyons. (more...)

The Taxing Conversation of Money: Study Reveals Financial Prowess of Singles in Advance of Tax Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

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

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Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for South Carolina (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

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CAGNEY Marks One Year Off-Broadway This Week; Broadway Run in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The company of Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, will celebrate one year of performances at The Westside Theatre on Tuesday, April 4. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LOTTERY OF LOVE, Orange Tree Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Apr 3, 2017

Love and disguise are the order of the day as the Orange Tree's 2016-17 programme continues with a new John Fowles translation of Pierre Marivaux's The Lottery of Love. The 18th century play in this production has more than a whiff of Jane Austen about it, with characters in Regency dress and placing great importance on propriety and good manners. (more...)

Scientific Games Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Lottoland Named as One of the Leading Gaming Companies in FT1000 Fastest-Growing Companies
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

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DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Samba Into Ruth Eckerd Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Broadway's Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage on Friday, May 5 at 8 pm, Saturday, May 6 at 2 & 8 pm and Sunday, May 7 at 2 & 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tulsa - Week of 4/02/2017
by BWW - Apr 2, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/02/2017 for Tulsa (more...)

Sophos Boosts Server Protection Products with Next-Gen Anti-Ransomware CryptoGuard Technology
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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GSA Brings Together Largest Online Gaming Companies to Collaborate on Its Third Party Interface Standard (TPI)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for South Bend (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

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BWW Review: AUDRA MCDONALD, Leicester Square Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 13, 2017

Six-time Tony winner and reigning Queen of Broadway - plus 'Olivier Award…presenter', jokes partner-in-crime Seth Rudetsky in his introduction (though surely that's just a matter of time, with her Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill coming to Wyndham's this summer) - lauded actress and singer Audra McDonald is the consummate pro. If further proof were needed, she's currently at Leicester Square Theatre offering a veritable master class in cabaret. (more...)

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