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Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
by Walter McBride - Oct 23, 2018

Abingdon Theatre Company held their special one-night-only gala event on Monday, October 22 at The Edison Ballroom. The evening, honoring two-time Tony Award winner Donna Murphy (Hello, Dolly!; Passion; Wonderful Town), was hosted by Randy Rainbow. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Holds Reading of I HATE HAMLET Featuring Mary Beth Peil, Allison Altman, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of "I Hate Hamlet," the comedy that conjures the ghost of actor John Barrymore, on Monday, November 5, at 7 p.m.  Barrymore will be played by four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines. Written by Paul Rudnick, the reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each. (more...)

The New York Pops Will Honor Cyndi Lauper at 36th Birthday Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

The New York Pops will honor Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning music icon Cyndi Lauper at its 36th Birthday Gala celebration (more...)

Photo Flash: TUTA Theatre Chicago's RADIO CULTURE Makes US Premiere December 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

TUTA Theatre Chicago is pleased to present the U.S. Premiere of RADIO CULTURE, an intimate depiction of one day in the life of a young Belorussian, by writer and artist Maxim Dosko, in a new English translation by Natalia Fedorova and Amber Robinson, directed by Amber Robinson. (more...)

CELTIC FIRE To Visit Hershey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Michael Londra's Celtic Fire is coming to Hershey Theatre on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 8:00 PM. Tickets for this show start at $30.00 (processing fees apply). They are available at Hershey Theatre Box Office. (more...)

Martin Garrix Wins The Title Of World's No. 1 DJ For Third Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

The DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll results are in. Dutch DJ/Producer Martin Garrix has retained the crown of 'World's No.1 DJ' for a third consecutive year, since becoming the youngest ever to be voted the World's No.1 DJ back in 2016. (more...)

Documentary THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING Debuts 11/12 on HBO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Gerhard Richter sell at auction for tens of millions of dollars. A solid gold toilet by Maurizio Cattelan is installed in the Guggenheim Museum for all to see and use. Today, art is spectacle, big bucks and front-page news. (more...)

BWW Review: GYPSY at Porchlight Music Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Oct 21, 2018

Here she is, boys. Here she is, world. Here's E. Faye Butler as Mama Rose in GYPSY. Butler commands the Porchlight stage with a presence that's both larger-than-life and also at the same time a deeply revealing character study. To say that Butler's portrayal of Mama Rose is a star turn is almost not enough. Butler seems to live and breathe this role; she does not appear to be acting but rather fully inhabiting this iconic character. (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 22, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 21, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 22, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

by Nancy Grossman - Oct 20, 2018

Inspired by her experiences working in the recreation department at a youth residential care facility in the Lone Star State, Kira Rockwell has written a fictional story about five adolescent girls that portrays their back stories, personalities, and behaviors with authenticity, while trying to erase the misconception that they are all bad girls and gently educating her audience about the challenges they face. Under the direction of Leila Ghaemi, an ensemble cast of BU School of Theatre undergrads coalesces into a seamless unit that definitely fights above its weight. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 19, 2018

The world premiere of The Lifespan of a Fact officially opened on Broadway last night, October 18 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). BroadwayWorld was there, and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces $2.3 Million Surplus
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) held its Annual General Meeting today, announcing that the TSO ended the 2018 fiscal year with a surplus of $2.3 million. Board Chair Catherine Beck and Chief Executive Officer Matthew Loden outlined a series of initiatives over the past year that have focused the institution's forward momentum, bringing new financial stability and artistic vitality to the TSO. With the recent appointment of Gustavo Gimeno as its new Music Director starting in the 2020/21 season, and with today's announcement of the revenue surplus, the TSO has strengthened its position and is on track to complete multi-year strategic initiatives and continue delivering dynamic musical programs across Toronto. (more...)

BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT!
by TV - Red Carpets - Oct 18, 2018

The world premiere of The Lifespan of a Fact officially opens on Broadway tonight, October 18 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). The production stars Daniel Radcliffe (Privacy, 'Harry Potter'), Cherry Jones (The Glass Menagerie, Doubt, '24'), and Bobby Cannavale (The Mother with the Hat, 'I, Tonya'). Written by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, the play is directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman. (more...)

Ruben Studdard & Clay Aiken Ring in the Holidays on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken join forces for a monumental, one-of-a-kind Holiday spectacular Broadway show.  Meghan McCain took to "The View" today to make the exclusive announcement of the limited run show which had the audience and viewers thrilled and feeling the holiday spirit!  (more...)

Award Winning Cast For Bucks County Playhouse's I HATE HAMLET, 11/9-12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Tony award-winner, Elizabeth Ashley ("Take Her She's Mine") and Tony nominee Tom Hewitt ("The Rocky Horror Show") will headline a refreshed production of Paul Rudnick's witty, laugh out loud comedy, "I Hate Hamlet" at Bucks County Playhouse, November 9 - December 1. The play marks Ashley's return to the Playhouse after co-starring opposite Robert Redford in the pre-Broadway production of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park." (more...)

Photo Flash: Contemporary Theater Company Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Fall is here, and that means it is time for The Contemporary Theater Company's big musical of the year! They perform Little Shop of Horrors, music by Alan Menken and lyrics and book by Howard Ashman, October 19 - November 18. (more...)

Documentary WE ARE NOT DONE YET Debuts 11/8 On HBO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Since 2001, 2.77 million U.S. service members have been deployed to support American war efforts. Approximately 14 to 20% of veterans who engaged in conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan experience PTSD, while 32.4% of female veterans report having experienced military sexual trauma. (more...)

JEM Productions Presents FORT DICKS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

FORT DICKS will be presented at American Theatre of Actors, 314 W 54th St, New York City, on Friday and Saturday November 9 (Opening Night) & 10; 16 & 17 @ 8:00 p.m.; Sunday matinees: November 11 & 18 @ 2:00 p.m. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

TSG Theatricals announces the developmental reading of "Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins" by Allison and Margaret Engel at the Tony Kiser Theater on Monday, November 5 at 7pm. (more...)

Leading Men Rotate Roles in The Firehouse Theatre's OF MICE AND MEN
by Kyle Christopher West - Oct 17, 2018

John Steinbeck's American literature classic, Of Mice and Men has been brought to life in a dramatic stage play opening soon at The Firehouse Theatre. Set in California during the Great Depression, the story follows two migrant workers George, a sharp but uneducated, short-tempered man, and Lennie, a large but simple-minded man. Together they hope to one day acquire their own piece of land. But when Lennie stirs up trouble on the job, George must choose between protecting his friend or staying the course towards his version of the American dream. (more...)

Exclusive Preview Performance Introduces Barter Theatre¹s 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Barter Theatre officials announced today its 2019 season lineup during an exclusive event highlighting select excerpts from various upcoming productions. The event included the details of 16 diverse shows planned for 2019 with the theme of Love, Laughter, and Passion. (more...)

Seattle's Favorite Grown-up Holiday Tradition Returns This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Favorite characters like the light-juggling magic of Babette La Fave, Lily Verlaine's Sugar Plum Fairy, Tory Peil's 'toreadora' Hot Chocolate, and the ever-lovable Snowflakes are back at The Triple Door for the wildly popular holiday spectacular Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker. This year's production features a live onstage nine-piece jazz orchestra, professional dance talent, opulent bespoke costuming by Stephanie Seymour (formerly of Teatro Zinzanni) and original choreography from the classically-trained burlesque superstar Lily Verlaine. This Land of the Sweets is set to snowstorm into the illustrious Triple Door December 7-30 for 34 performances. For tickets and information, call the Triple Door box office at (206) 838-4333 or visit their website at (more...)

Steppenwolf Announces Cast For Young Adults Upcoming Show
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) announced full casting for its upcoming production of We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 by Jackie Sibblies Drury, co-directed by Hallie Gordon and Gabrielle Randle. It's the second of SYA's 2018-19 two-play season which asks, "When You Feel Lost, How Do You Find Your Way?" The cast features Will Alan (Actor 3/Another White Man), Taylor Blim (Actor 5/Sarah), Jeffrey Owen Freelon Jr. (Actor 2/Black Man), Michael Holding (Actor 1/White Man), Daniel Kyri (Actor 3/Another Black Man) and Jennifer Latimore (Actor 6/Black Woman). (more...)

Photo Flash: GYPSY Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  Porchlight Music Theatre's Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as "Rose," is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 20/20 on ABC - Friday, October 19, 2018
by TV Scoop - Oct 17, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of 20/20, airing on ABC on Friday, October 19, 2018! (more...)

Jessica Lang Dance Comes to the Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Immerse yourself in the beauty of movement and music with Jessica Lang Dance (JLD) Company at the Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 sat 7:30p.m. As one of the most celebrated choreographers of her generation, Bessie Award winning Jessica Lang has paved the way for female-driven contemporary ballet. Her work seamlessly incorporates a range of inspirations, including visual art, theatrical lyricism, human anatomy and the nuances of bodily gesture, forming breathtaking compositions. "Jessica Lang Dance is one of America's most exciting, young modern dance companies. Her choreography is athletic, accessible and attractive," remarked Jeffrey Gabel, Majestic Theater Founding Executive Director. "It's the perfect program for first-time dance goers." (more...)

WNET Announces the Launch of ALL ARTS Channel
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

WNET, parent company of New York's PBS stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, is pleased to announce the launch of ALL ARTS - an unprecedented streaming platform and broadcast channel that offers access to all forms of creative expression from New York and around the world. Presenting exceptional cultural content, ALL ARTS is a place for creators to learn from one another and for artists from all disciplines to reach audiences across the tri-state area. Select programming is now available on the Web, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The full network, including the TV channel and streaming apps on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, will launch in January 28, 2019. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre To Present BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL As Part Of Its 'Dare To Be Different Series'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in celebration of its 50th season, will present Bridges:A New Musical, with book & lyrics by Cheryl L. Davis and music by Douglas J. Cohen, the first of four new musicals in development included in this year's "Dare to Be Different" series. Performances are Thursday, November 15 at 3pm & 7pm and Friday, November 16 at 3pm at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street - 10th Avenue & 53rd Street}. (more...)

CRAZY RICH ASIANS, Amandla Stenberg to be Recognized at the Hollywood Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

 dick clark productions announced today the line-up of stand-out performers and talent who will be recognized at the 22nd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.” Crazy Rich Asians will receive the “Hollywood Breakout Ensemble Award,” Amandla Stenberg will be recognized with the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Actress Award” for 20th Century Fox's The Hate U Give, while John David Washington will receive the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Actor Award” for his role in Focus Features' BlacKkKlansman. Additionally, Felix Van Groeningen will be bestowed the “Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award” for Amazon Studios' Beautiful Boy, and Yalitza Aparicio will be given the “New Hollywood Award” for her performance in Netflix's ROMA. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  Porchlight Music Theatre's Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as "Rose," is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter. Previews are Friday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. and Monday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Opening Night is Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The regular run performance schedule is Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Nov. 18 and Nov. 25; Sunday at 6 p.m.: Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 11 and Nov. 18 with an added matinee performance Thursday, Nov. 8 at 1:30 p.m. and an added 4 p.m. performance Friday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Award Winning FTC Theater Company, at the Performing Arts Center in Dix Hills, NY presents the Five Time Tony Award Winning Show (more...)

TRANSPARENT to End Final Season With Musical Episode
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Amazon series 'Transparent' will end with a musical episode, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The fifth season of the series will be it's last, and the final episode will be a musical episode, creator Jill Soloway told The New York Times.  (more...)

Birdland Announces November 2018 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alex Brightman in Pre-Broadway Run of BEETLEJUICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The new musical comedy Beetlejuice will open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) on April 25, 2019, but first the musical will have its world premiere at the National Theatre in Washington D.C., officially opening on Sunday, November 4, 2018. (more...)

Wheelhouse Theater Company's Presents Limited Engagement Of HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Wheelhouse Theater Company's special return engagement of Kurt Vonnegut's rarely produced play HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE begins performances this week on, Thursday, October 18th at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42ND STREET project, 229 West 42nd Street in Manhattan. The New York Times Critics' Pick production, which garnered unanimous rave reviews this past Spring at the Gene Frankel Theatre, takes a searing look at toxic masculinity, gun violence, the relationship between men and women and cultural change. Jeffrey Wise directs the production that will run through Thursday, November 29th. The official opening is set for Tuesday, October 23rd.  For more information, visit (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Goes On Sale This Week At Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Tickets will go on sale Friday, October 19, 2018 at 10 a.m. for the Orlando premiere engagement of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning hit musical Fiddler on the Roof. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 10/15: Best in Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Oct 15, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Betsy Wolfe, Sierra Boggess, and more will lead Best in Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below, and more! (more...)

BWW Interview: The Legendary Lorna Luft on Her Return to Feinstein's/54 Below and the Importance of Gratitude
by Courtney Savoia - Oct 15, 2018

Legendary television, stage and film actress and singer Lorna Luft returns to Feinstein's/54 Below this October with a brand new show, To 'L' and Back! The evenings are an opportunity to say thank you and celebrate all of the goodness that life has to offer. Join Luft, during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, in standing together when it comes to the unpredictable ride of life and savoring the joyful moments. (more...)

BWW Review: Prime Productions presents TWO DEGREES at Guthrie's Dowling Studio
by Karen Bovard - Oct 14, 2018

Tira Palmquist's TWO DEGREES could not be more timely. Written in 2014, it centers on a woman paleoclimatologist, Emma, as she is called to Washington to testify before a hostile Senate committee about climate change-a committee that, she is told, is "easily bored by facts." She's been invited by her old college friend, Louise, now a powerful senator. (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 15, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 14, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 15, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stage Door Theatre's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by Carol Kassie - Oct 13, 2018

Stage Door Theatre presents Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. The show opened on October 12th, and will run through November 4th in their new home, Lauderhill Performing Arts Center (LPAC). (more...)

Jim Caruso's Cast Party Comes to LA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

Jim Caruso's Cast Party returns to the West Coast for two nights only, Wednesday and Friday, November 7 and 9 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/13/2018
by - Oct 13, 2018's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/13/2018. (more...)

Jeffrey Dean Morgan & David Strathairn Will Lead Family Drama WALKAWAY JOE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Jeffrey Dean Morgan, David Strathairn, Julian Feder and Julie Ann Emery will lead new family drama “Walkaway Joe.' Shooting has already begun, says Variety. (more...)

Bosch's Ingrid Rogers Joins Stelio Savante In Psychological Thriller URGENT CARE
by Movies News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Bosch's INGRID ROGERS joins STELIO SAVANTE in psychological thriller URGENT CARE (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Presents ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER For Three Performances Only
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a ninth season at Lakewood Theatre Company on its Side Door Stage. This year three musicals featuring the theme "Hey, Look Us Over," will be presented in a concert/cabaret style.  The shows are presented script-in-hand, with minimal staging. No sets, no props (free from the usual trappings of a fully staged production). The ninth season includes: On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (Oct 19-20, 2018), Promises, Promises (Feb. 15-16, 2019), and Wildcat (April 12-13, 2019) (more...)

Gritty Dramas And A Whimsical Musical Win Playwrights Project's Statewide Contest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Playwrights Project will produce its 34th annual festival of Plays by Young Writers, sponsored by the Sheila and Jeffrey Lipinsky Family Fund, at The Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe on January 10 - January 26, 2019. The festival will feature winning scripts from Playwrights Project's California Young Playwrights Contest for ages 18 and under. (more...)

HBO Acquires Jeffrey Wright-Led Feature Film O.G.
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

HBO has acquired the Jeffrey Wright-led feature film, 'O.G.' according to Variety. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/12 - DEAR EVAN HANSEN, WICKED, HAIR, and More!
by BWW Special - Oct 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DEAR EVAN HANSEN, WICKED, HAIR, and more! (more...)

Liam Neeson and Kate Walsh to Star in HONEST THIEF
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Liam Neeson and Kate Walsh will star in 'Honest Thief' according to Deadline. The film will be directed by Mark Williams in Boston next month. Williams co-created the hit Netflix series 'Ozark.'  (more...)

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