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Cincinnati Playhouse Again Extends ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Cincinnati Playhouse once again extended the run of ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END due to popular demand. Adapted from Bombeck's classic books and columns and directed by David Esbjornson, the wildly popular show will now close June 24. (more...)

Scores of Celebrities Bet Big to Beat Cancer
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Dozens of stars from TV, sports, music and film will ante up and bet big to support talented young cancer researchers and change the future of cancer at Tower Cancer Research Foundation's (Tower) 4th Annual Ante Up for a Cancer Free Generation Poker Tournament and Casino Night on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Sofitel Hotel, Riviera 31, 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048.  Red carpet arrivals begin at 6:00 PM PST. (more...)

WICKED Announces New London Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda),Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Jack Lansbury (Boq) and Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) will head the new London cast from Monday 24 July 2017, joining current cast members Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda).  (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords Stage their 100th Original Play Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) celebrate the end of their sixth season of independent theatre in Greenwich Village this week with their 100th original play: 'Whatever Happened to The Red Tornado and The Rat King?' (more...)

McKnight Theater Artist Fellows present WORKS IN PROGRESS 6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

17 McKnight Theater Artist Fellows Sonya Berlovitz (costume design), Thomasina Petrus (actor) and Kimberly Richardson (actor) will present selections from theatrical works in progress on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Mixed Blood Theatre. This free event is presented by the Playwrights' Center, which is taking reservations at, or 612-332-7481. Mixed Blood Theatre is located at 1501 South 4th Street in Minneapolis. (more...)

Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris, Tituss Burgess, Emmy Rossum and More at the 4th Annual Vulture Festival
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

Last weekend marked the 4th Annual Vulture Festival, which took place at Milk Studios in New York City on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

WAM Theatre's Fresh Takes Reading Series to Continue with THE DROLL
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The WAM Theatre 2017 Fresh Takes Play reading series continues with The Droll by Meg Miroshnik at 3:30 pm on Sunday, June 4 at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe in West Stockbridge. WAM Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven will direct, and acclaimed local professional actor and theatre educator Jennie M. Jadow is co-producing and will be reading one of the roles. (more...)

Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Tuesday, June 6, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE MIDDLE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 6, 2017! (more...)

Broadway's Sneak Peek Into Suicide and the Secret Life of Adolescents
by BWW Features - Jun 9, 2017

Two Tony Award-nominated musicals "Natasha and Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" and "Dear Evan Hansen" provide a glimpse of the dark, stormy, and clandestine world of adolescence through the show's stirring portrayal of teenage social pressures, anxiety, depression, and suicide. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival NOONS SERIES Returns 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has unveiled its June/July Summer Festival Noons schedule, which features a wide variety of opportunities to engage on a deeper level with the OSF company and the works on our stages, six days a week. (more...)

Sweet Honey In The Rock to Headline Shakespeare & Company's Ruby Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Shakespeare & Company celebrates their 40th Anniversary Season on Saturday, July 1st at the 40th Season Ruby Gala. The event will honor the Company's 40-year tradition of bringing world class theatrical productions to Berkshire audiences, while eagerly anticipating future seasons with Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Managing Director Adam Davis. (more...)

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Selects Tribridge Offender360
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017


Grand Theatre Announces Casting for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Grand Theatre is thrilled to announce an extraordinary line-up of local and national, returning and debuting artists in the 2017/18 Season. The season features a stunning artistic presence including Tara Rosling, Benedict Campbell, Catherine Joell MacKinnon and Daniel Williston. In addition, the Grand welcomes nationally and internationally renowned directors including Peter Hinton, Tracey Flye, Carey Perloff, and the Grand's Artistic Director Dennis Garnhum, who makes his Grand directing debut in his first season. Single tickets go on sale Tuesday July 4, 2017. (more...)

Queer|Art to Continue 'Summer of Resistance' Film Series at IFC Center
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Queer|Art has announced 'Summer of Resistance,' a special season of films selected by activists and politically engaged collectives, presented as part of the long-running Queer|Art|Film series taking place at IFC Center now through August 14. (more...)

John Denver Musical ALMOST HEAVEN Premieres at Chenango River Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

A true American troubadour and early environmental activist, John Denver's songs make up much of the soundscape of the '60s and '70s with their honesty, passion and love of nature and mankind.  (more...)

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse Sets Star-Studded Casts for 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Sharon Playhouse has announced complete casting for its 2017 Season. The season kicks off with MINOR CHARACTER: SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA, created by New Saloon (Morgan Green, Madeline Wise, and Milo Cramer), followed by FAR AWAY by Caryl Churchill (Love and Information). The season will conclude with a new, intimate chamber production of Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN. In a shift that begins this season, Morgan Green (William Shakespeare's Mom) will direct all three productions, showcasing the talents and range of the rising director. (more...)

24th SUBTROPICS Returns to Miami Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

The 24th edition of Subtropics, the globally recognized experimental biennial of music and sound art, aims to ignite the lost art of listening with a summer festival featuring live concerts, sound art installations, workshops and films. (more...)

UNDER THE JELLO MOLD Awarded Pick of the Fringe Award at 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Jennie Fahn's one-woman show, UNDER THE JELLO MOLD, has been awarded the Pick of the Fringe award. (more...)

San Diego Fringe's OUT TO LUNCH Cast, Playwrights Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

New Play Cafe announces playwrights and actors for Out to Lunch at Panera Bread for San Diego International Fringe Festival, June 23rd through July 1, 2017. (more...)

Jennie Reznek to Return to the Stage with I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE in Cape Town and at the National Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

South African theatre legend Jennie Reznek returns to the stage in her hugely popular production, I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE. There will be four special performances of this acclaimed one-woman show at the Magnet Theatre in Observatory, Cape Town, after which the production will transfer to the main programme of the National Arts Festival in early July. (more...)

Queer|Art Initiates The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Queer|Art, the New York City-based non-profit, is pleased to introduce Queer|Art|Awards, a new program of grants, prizes, and awards that will provide various kinds of direct support-monetary and otherwise-to LGBTQ artists. Over time, Queer|Art|Awards seeks to include a spectrum of support that will benefit artists working in a variety of fields and mediums, as well as broader categories of support that will survey LGBTQ culture as a whole. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this extraordinary and timeless musical August 18-September 3, 2017. Lerner and Loewe's magnificent score and deeply touching story is the standard by which all musicals are measured. MY FAIR LADY performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). For tickets, reservations and group pricing visit or call 404-377-9948. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for CHAPTER TWO and THE RIVER BRIDE at Arizona Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Single tickets for the first two shows in Arizona Theatre Company's (ATC) 2017-18 season, its 51st, - Chapter Two and The River Bride - go on sale August 1. (more...)

BIGSOUND Festival Announces Second Artist Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

BIGSOUND Festival have dropped the mic today on an undeniable second announcement, filling an epic four-night adventure of sound and setting yet another benchmark for new live music discovery in Australia. Proving that Australia's underground is a wide, diverse pool of talent and innovation, this year's line-up is a cross-genre triumph for anyone wanting to get excited about all that's great about tomorrow's music scene.  (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Receives Berkshire United Way Grant for Shakespeare in the Courts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Shakespeare & Company recently announced it is the recipient of a $15,000 grant from Berkshire United Way to support its Shakespeare in the Courts program. Through this program adjudicated juvenile offenders in Pittsfield work with Shakespeare & Company Education Artists for six weeks exploring Shakespeare's text while preparing their own fully produced Shakespeare production.  (more...)

New Song Cycle A NEVER-ENDING LINE to Begin Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A Never-Ending Line, a new song cycle composed by Jaime Lozano (The Yellow Brick Road, Children of Salt), will make its New York debut at the Metropolitan Room on July 24th, 2017 followed by a full run Off-Broadway at The Players Theatre in Greenwich Village. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Sound of Extras
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2017

BWW speaks to Teresa Hennessy about bringing The Sound of Extras to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW Review: Shakespeare in High Park Thrills with KING LEAR and TWELFTH NIGHT
by Taylor Long - Jul 20, 2017

Some shows are born great, some shows achieve greatness and others have greatness thrust upon them. Presented by Canadian Stage, Shakespeare's KING LEAR and TWELFTH NIGHT are in the hands of a phenomenal group of artists - who thrust greatness on them six nights a week. (more...)

Free Staged Reading of CHAPTER TWO Comes to TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

On Thursday, July 27, at 7:30 p.m., TheatreWorks New Milford will host a FREE staged reading of Neil Simon's comedy of love and loss, Chapter Two. (more...)

Friday 5 (+1) on Thursday: Seidl and Kummer's ACROSS THE LINES
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 20, 2017

Opening tonight in Gallatin is Scott Seidl and Stephen Kummer's Civil War musical Across the Lines, running through Saturday night at CenterStage, 250 Hancock Street. The new musical, based on a true story drawn from the letters of Captain Robert A. Ragan and his memoir Escape From East Tennessee to the Federal Lines, continues its development with the three performances which feature a cast of local artists who bring the various characters in the story to life. (more...)

BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES at Haddonfield Plays and Players
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 17, 2017

Haddonfield Plays and Players continue their successful 84th season with the Rock hit musical, ROCK OF AGES! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 7/17 - 7/28 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 7/17 - 7/28, airing on NBC (more...)

Single Tickets for CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE IN THE PARK'S 2017-2018 SEASON On Sale 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will release all single tickets for the 2017-18 season for sale on Monday, July 31, including tickets for the 27th annual production of the beloved classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and the much- anticipated SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE production, which opens the season on Sept. 2. (more...)

The Bessie Awards Announces 2017 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, today announced the nominees for the 2016?17 season at the Bessies press conference. The nominees were selected by the Bessie Awards Selection Committee, an independent committee of 38 dance industry professionals. Bessie Award categories include Outstanding Production, Outstanding Revived Work, Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Music Composition or Sound Design, and Outstanding Visual Design. The list of nominations follows.  (more...)

MATILDA's Jennifer Blood to Lead THE BUMPS Planned Parenthood Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Jennifer Blood (Matilda) presents a reading of Rachel Kauder Nalebuff's The Bumps to benefit Planned Parenthood. Directed by Deena Selenow with a cast that includes Jennifer Blood, Taifa Harris, and Eric Clem, the event will take place at 22 Boerum Place in Brooklyn, NY on August 14 & 15 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

UNDER THE JELLO MOLD Wins Best Solo Performance & Encore Producers' Award at 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

UNDER THE JELLO MOLD won the Best Solo Performance Award from the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival and an Encore Producers' Award from the Complex Theatres. The show received five nominations including Top of the Fringe, Rogue Machines - 'Premiere' Award, Sho Works; Don't Wait Create Award, The Larry Cornwall Award and Best Solo Performance. UNDER THE JELLO MOLD was the only solo show nominated for this years' Top of the Fringe! (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents Dorothée Munyaneza in New York Premiere of UNWANTED
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) is pleased to present Rwanda-born, France-based choreographer Dorothée Munyaneza in the New York premiere of her new work, Unwanted. Performances areThursday, September 21, and Friday, September 22, at 7:30pm, at BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater, 450 West 37th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues), in Manhattan. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, August 27, 2017
by - Aug 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, August 27, 2017! (more...)

BWW Interview: Five on Friday with Themba Stewart, Writer-Director of RED ALOES
by David Fick - Aug 4, 2017

When Themba Stewart's new play, RED ALOES, opens tonight, it will be the culmination of a long journey that began, for him, in the wake of political violence in the early 1990s. BroadwayWorld South Africa's David Fick interviewed him about this play, which is drawn from his experiences as a child, for this week's Five on Friday. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre's 2017 Annual Benefit Set for Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The BrightSide Theatre Board of Directors, Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak announced the BrightSide Theatre's 2017 Annual Benefit on Saturday, September 23 from 7-10 pm at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 South Ellsworth Street, Naperville, IL 60540. (more...)

A FUNNY THING...FORUM Opens the Walnut's 209th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 209th season with the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Directed by, and starring, Frank Ferrante, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, this production begins previews on September 5th, opens on September 13th and runs through October 22nd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Queer|Art|Film Sets Fall 2017 Season at IFC Center
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Queer|Art, the New York City-based non-profit, has announced the Fall 2017 season of Queer|Art|Film at IFC Center (323 Sixth Avenue at West 3rd St.), September 11-December 4. (more...)

Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason Returns To Arizona Theatre Company To Direct CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Sept. 9-30 at the Temple of Music & Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

UNDER THE JELLO MOLD to Return Whitefire Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Five-time nominee and winner of the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival Solo Performance, Pick of the Fringe, and Encore! Producer's Awards Under The Jello Mold, written and performed by Jennie Fahn, will return for an extended run beginning September 9 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks. Directed by Tom Cavanaugh, Under The Jello Mold will play on Saturdays at 8pm with two added performances on Sunday, November 12 at 3pm and 7pm. (more...)

Pegasus Theatre Project to Stage Neil Simon's CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Pegasus Theatre Project, the professional resident theatre company of the West Windsor Arts Council, will present Neil Simon's romantic comedy Chapter Two, September 15-24 at the West Windsor Arts Center. (more...)

BIGSOUND Festival Announces Program and Timetable
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

In case you weren't excited enough for your yearly live music pilgrimage to Brisbane's Fortitude Valley Live Music Precinct for a sensory overload of music, BIGSOUND Festival has shown all its cards, dropping all the tools you need today to choose your own sonic adventure.  (more...)

DREAMSTATES Film, Misty Copeland Ballet Class, Story Slam and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Harlem Stage is back with another amazing season featuring a range of Music, Film, Spoken Word, Dance and the return of their successful Dinner/Discussion series, WaterWorks at 10: Visionary Artists and Transformative Art. Harlem Stage will launch the Fall 2017 season with their first ever Open House. (more...)

Theatricum's Botanicum Seedlings Announces Winner of 2017 IZZY Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Botanicum Seedlings, the development series for playwrights at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum, has announced the recipient of the 7th annual "Izzy" Award for new plays. The winning play, Still Life by Barbara Blumenthal-Ehrlich, was presented during last year's Summer Playreadings. The Izzy is named for Theatricum's first dramaturg, Israel Baran, who passed away in 2007. To honor Israel's keen mind, sharp tongue, and ear for language (despite the fact that he was frustratingly deaf), the Izzy was established to recognize the Seedlings play that "speaks to us the loudest." (more...)

Lyric Opera Announces its 2017-18 Resident Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler has announced the selection of the artists for the Resident Artists Program for the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

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