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The Royal Family of a country very much like England becomes bored and decides to pose as commoners, leading to a series of wild adventures.


BWW Previews: SHOWS FOR DAYS at Black River Playhouse
by Michael T. Mooney - Sep 9, 2017

The Chester Theatre Group is proud to present the New Jersey premiere of SHOWS FOR DAYS by Douglas Carter Beane. The troupe is kicking off their Jubilee year with this celebration of the joys (and sorrows) of community theatre. (more...)

Theatre Gargantua Celebrates 25th Anniversary with World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Toronto's acclaimed Theatre Gargantua (TG) proudly presents the world premiere of its newest production Reflector, conceived and directed by Jacquie P.A. Thomas, written by Michael Spence and developed with an award-winning cast and creative team. Reflector opens as the highlight of Theatre Gargantua's 25th Anniversary Season on Friday November 3 (with a preview on November 2) and runs to Saturday November 18 in the Mainspace at Theatre Passe Muraille. Tickets are on sale today, August 22. Reflector explores how a single photograph can blaze humanity into acts of courage, generosity and understanding, and why certain images stand out in a world of 2.5 billion cameras. (more...)

Brenda Braxton to Lead Industry Reading of NYMF Musical TRAV'LIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010. (more...)

Dame Judi Dench to Receive Santa Barbara Film Festival's Award for Excellence
by Movies News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Academy Award winner Dame Judi Dench will be honored with the twelfth annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film. (more...)

Peter Brathwaite and Katie Bray to Star in Gate Theatre and English National Opera's EFFIGIES OF WICKEDNESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Artistic Director Ellen McDougall today announced performers for the Gate Theatre's groundbreaking collaboration with English National Opera opening in May next year. (more...)

Piers Handling Announces 2018 Will Be His Final Year at TIFF
by Movies News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

Piers Handling, Director and CEO of TIFF, announced today 2018 will be his final year leading the Toronto International Film Festival®. After almost 25 years at the helm of one of Canada's most important cultural organizations Piers will leave behind an unparalleled legacy of accomplishments and innovation. (more...)

Win Tickets to See PEPPA PIG'S SUPRIRSE! Theatrical Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Peppa Pig is hitting the road for her all new theatrical tour, Peppa Pig's Surprise! The brand new production features Peppa, George, and all their friends in an all-singing, all-dancing, adventure full of songs, games, and surprises and now participants have a chance to win tickets to see the show! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Judi Dench & More Attend VICTORIA & ABDUL Premiere at TIFF
by Walter McBride - Sep 18, 2017

Judi Dench and more attended the premiere of the new film VICTORIA & ABDUL at this year's Toronto Film Festival. Check out photos below! (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for DanceWorks 40th Anniversary!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Mimi Beck, Dance Curator of acclaimed presenter DanceWorks, announces that subscriptions and single tickets are currently on sale for the 2017-18 season featuring eight Toronto-based artists/companies and one Indigenous company from Vancouver. From Flamenco, Kathak, Indigenous and Hip-Hop to world premieres and remounts from its storied past, the 40th anniversary DanceWorks Mainstage season promises to be full of surprises and surreal experiences. (more...)

Renée Fleming Returns to Carnegie Hall on 10/23 in Recital with Pianist Inon Barnatan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Acclaimed American soprano Ren e Fleming performs in recital with pianist Inon Barnatan on Monday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program includes works by Brahms, Egon Kornauth, Andr Previn, selections from Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, and the world premiere of a new work by Caroline Shaw, commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commissions Project. (more...)

VIDEO: Pow! Lethal Bizzle Teaches Dame Judi Dench How To Rap
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Ahead of the release of VICTORIA AND ABDUL (released in the UK on September 15th), Academy Award-winning actress Dame Judi Dench, known for her roles in James Bond, Shakespeare in Love and Philomena, gets an expert rapping lesson from UK grime artist Lethal Bizzle, as they both attempt his hits 'Pow' and 'Celebrate'. Check it out below! (more...)

'The Con X: Covers' ft. 14 Stellar Artists Set to Release 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Tegan and Sara's classic 2007 album, The Con, Warner Bros. Records will release The Con X: Covers on October 20. The vinyl edition will be available December 22. (more...)

CMAP's Fall Lineup to Feature National Theatre of Ghana, Puppet Circus Sideshow, DFFF, And More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The University of Michigan Center for World Performance Studies partners with CMAP to present the National Theatre of Ghana in an open air performance of 10 Blocks on the Camino Real, written by Tennessee Williams. (more...)

MOonhORsE Dance Theatre Celebrates Age on Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Older & Reckless, MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's celebrated series curated by Artistic Director Claudia Moore, presents its 40th edition featuring 15 world-class artists, 2 duets, 3 solos and a community work. Special guest renowned ballerina Evelyn Hart in a new work by Matjash Mrozewski, dynamic duo Ric Brown and Darryl Tracy in a duet by Lesandra Dodson (New Brunswick), moving dance force Heidi Latsky (NYC), Older & Reckless favourites Daniel Firth and Jane Mappin (Montreal) plus the masterful Sashar Zarif, take to the stage Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11 for three shows only at Harbourfront Centre Theatre. (more...)

Starry Line Up Announced for HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

For the 10th Anniversary of Hollywood in Vienna, the annual gala of film music, the creator and producer Sandra Tomek spared no efforts and will present an extraordinary event with uniquely different artists. The highlight of the Jubilee week will be the Red Carpet Gala in the Vienna Concert Hall (Wiener Konzertaus) and the presentation of the"Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award" to Danny Elfman by the City of Vienna. (more...)

Dancer Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram of Disciple RHEA MAHAJAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2017

Rhea has been learning the classical dance form of Bharatanatyam as a disciple of (Padamshri) Guru Geeta Chandran, for the past 12 years. (more...)

World Premiere of 31 HOURS Explores Male Suicides in the UK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Every 31 hours, someone takes their own life on the railways in the UK rail network. It is 10 times more likely to be a man. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces Casting for SMART PEOPLE Reading Hosted by Williamstown Theatre Festival, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven has announced casting for the Fresh Takes Play Reading of Smart People by Lydia R. Diamond, hosted by the Williamstown Theatre Festival on Tuesday, August 1 at 5 pm. Van Ginhoven will direct this reading. Tickets are free but reservations are recommended. The reading will take place at the Clark Art Institute. (more...)

YES Drummer Alan White Welcomes Dylan Howe To Join Rhythm Section for YESTIVAL Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees YES and longtime drummer Alan White have today (7/26) announced that Dylan Howe, son of guitarist Steve Howe, will be joining the band's rhythm section on this summer's 31-date North American YESTIVAL tour (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 to be Released by Sony Classical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

In May 2017, the Vienna Philharmonic's annual Summer Night Concert was held for the first time directly in front of Vienna's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace. This 14th annual concert-conducted by Christoph Eschenbach and featuring soprano Renee Fleming-will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital platforms by Sony Classical on Friday, August 11 and broadcast on PBS's Great Performances on Friday, August 18 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). (more...)

BWW Review: 1984 at Outré Theatre Company
by John Lariviere - Jul 19, 2017

The Outre Theatre Company presents the first production of its 2017/18 season, George Orwell's 1984, in its new home at the recently opened Pompano Beach Cultural Center. The play 1984 is based on George Orwell's dystopian novel published in 1949. In 2005 the novel was chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels. Many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, cold war, and Newspeak have permanently entered into common use since its first publication. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, August 6, 2017
by - Jul 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, August 6, 2017! (more...)

YES Announces Additional Dates For 2017 Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee YES has revealed additional tour dates for this summer's YESTIVAL outing with special guest Todd Rundgren and an opening set from Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy honoring the magic of Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, as well as a few special 'Evening With YES' shows. (more...)

Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram Performance of Disciple SHRUTA SARATH GOPALAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Arangetram is an important occasion in the career of any Bharatanatyam dancer. After several years -- decades even -- of arduous training, when the Guru is confident that the disciple can sustain a solo performance, the Arangetram is announced. (more...)

HARLEM WEEK 2017 Celebrates New York's Diversity
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

One of New York's most enduring and highly attended summer activities is the HARLEM WEEK Festival. HARLEM WEEK, which started as a one day event in 1974 has grown to a month-long celebration of the most famous community in the world. As HARLEM WEEK celebrates it's 43rd Anniversary in 2017 the focus will be celebrating the mosaic of Harlem and all of New York. (more...)

Guitarist and Composer Jesse Cook Releases New Album 'Beyond Borders' 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

JESSE COOK--the acclaimed Canada-based guitarist, composer, and producer--last Friday (8/4) released 'Double Dutch,' the lead single off his 12-track studio album, BEYOND BORDERS, due out Friday, September 15 (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces Details of the 2017 Community Cast Party
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

WaterTower Theatre is excited to be continuing one of our most talked about and anticipated traditions, the Community Cast Party!  CCP Co-Chairs Stan Graner, Corky Pledger, Deborah Staggs and Maureen Anderson today announced details for the 4th Annual Community Cast Party.  The party will be held on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at WaterTower 's home, the Addison Theatre Centre from 7 pm to 10 pm.  The Community Cast Party is designed to attract a wide audience of patrons, partiers, and food lovers who are interested in supporting WaterTower Theatre while enjoying an evening of entertainment with cuisine offered from many fine local restaurants.  Attendees will have a unique opportunity to mix and mingle with artists from the DFW theatre community at the "open house" style event, where everyone is welcome. (more...)

X Factor Duo Set to Star in Musical Comedy with Slight Political Edge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Stevi Ritchie is set to make his musical debut alongside Stacey Franks (McClean) in Musical Comedy The Sword And The Dope at Waterloo East Theatre this September. (more...)

Utah Opera Hosts MUSIC AND THE MIND Presented By Renée Fleming With Dr. Norman Foster
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

On September 11th at 4 PM, Utah Opera in partnership with the University of Utah School of Music hosts world-renowned soprano Renee Fleming at Libby Gardner Hall in an eye-opening free lecture exploring the connections between music, health, and the brain. "Music & The Mind" is an hour-long multimedia presentation with Renee Fleming and Norman L. Foster, M.D., Professor of Neurology and Senior Investigator of The Brain Institute at the University of Utah and Director of the Center for Alzheimer's Care, Imaging and Research. Tickets are not required but seating is limited and first come first served - doors open at 3:30 pm. (more...)

Dancer Geeta Chandran Presents Arangetram of Disciple RHEA MAHAJAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Arangetram is an important occasion in the career of any Bharatanatyam dancer. After several years -- decades even -- of arduous training, when the Guru is confident that the disciple can sustain a solo performance, the Arangetram is announced. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre Announces Diamond Anniversary 60th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre recently announced the titles that will be headlining a milestone season marking the company's 60th year in Brunswick. 2018 promises to be a celebration year with main stage titles including Million Dollar Quartet, Beauty and the Beast, Saturday Night Fever and Singin' in the Rain. (more...)

Moss Hart Comedy LIGHT UP THE SKY to Open Citadel Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Citadel Theatre's will open its 2017-18 season with a revival of Moss Hart's 1948 comedy set behind the scenes of a Broadway-bound play during its Boston tryout. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, August 25: Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein!
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2017

Leonard Bernstein was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He took piano lessons as a boy and attended the Garrison and Boston Latin Schools. At Harvard University, he studied with Walter Piston, Edward Burlingame-Hill, and A. Tillman Merritt, among others. Before graduating in 1939, he made an unofficial conducting debut with his own incidental music to 'The Birds,' and directed and performed in Marc Blitzstein's 'The Cradle Will Rock.' Then at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, he studied piano with Isabella Vengerova, conducting with Fritz Reiner, and orchestration with Randall Thompson.  (more...)

Jesse Cooke Premieres 'Beyond Borders' with Guitar World
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

JESSE COOK--the acclaimed Canadian-based guitarist, composer, and producer--today (8/23) partnered with Guitar World's 'Acoustic Nation' to premiere thenew single and title track of his upcoming studio album, BEYOND BORDERS. (more...)

Benefit Concert Aims to Raise Funds and Awareness for War Amps CHAMP (Child Amputee) Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Broadway performer David Connolly and BroadwayWorld.com Senior Editor Taylor Long present BOTH, a cabaret fundraiser in support of the War Amps CHAMP (Child Amputee) Program. (more...)

Theatre Gargantua Celebrates 25th Anniversary with World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Toronto's acclaimed Theatre Gargantua (TG) proudly presents the world premiere of its newest production Reflector, conceived and directed by Jacquie P.A. Thomas, written by Michael Spence and developed with an award-winning cast and creative team. Reflector opens as the highlight of Theatre Gargantua's 25th Anniversary Season on Friday November 3 (with a preview on November 2) and runs to Saturday November 18 in the Mainspace at Theatre Passe Muraille. Tickets are on sale today, August 22. Reflector explores how a single photograph can blaze humanity into acts of courage, generosity and understanding, and why certain images stand out in a world of 2.5 billion cameras. (more...)

The Mystic Theatre Celebrates 25 Years of Hosting Funkadelic and Prolific Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Mystic Theatre in Petaluma, CA will celebrate 25 years (silver Jubilee) of hosting funkadelic and prolific music this year. From its humble beginnings in 1992, the North Bay's premiere music venue has become the staple concert venue in Petaluma. (more...)

THE QUEEN Director Stephen Frears to Reccive Jaeger-Lecoultre Award at Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

La Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre are pleased to announce that the great English director Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen, Dangerous Liaisons) will receive the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award at the 74th Venice International Film Festival (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...)

Fort Worth Arts Organizations Oppose Texas 'Bathroom Bill'
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 16, 2017

Earlier this week, the 'Bathroom Bill,' a controversial bill that would require people to use restrooms and facilities that match the sex on their birth certificates, was back on the table for discussion in Texas. Performing Arts Fort Worth - the non-profit organization that manages Bass Performance Hall - commented that although they 'generally [shy] away from involvement in political or social issues, [they feel] particularly passionate about this topic,' inspiring PAFW President & CEO Dione Kennedy to send the below letter to Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives. The letter was a collaborative letter, signed by several leaders in local arts organizations. The bill has since died in Texas Legislature, for now. (more...)

Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Symphony Space, one of New York's best-loved cultural destinations, is pleased to announce a new season of lively and diverse programming, running from October 2017 through June 2018. Returning this season are Projects conceived by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne, each uniting Symphony Space's multidisciplinary events around a shared theme. A month-by-month listing of featured events follows. (more...)

Public Works Seattle: Groundbreaking Program Announced At Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre has announced details for Public Works Seattle, a groundbreaking community engagement and participatory theatre initiative aimed at creating theatre of the people, by the people, and for the people of the region. Adapted from the nationally recognized model built by New York City's prestigious the Public Theater, the program seeks to engage audiences in new ways by making them creators and not just spectators. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Host Community Conversation About MILLER, MISSISSIPPI
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Dallas Theater Center will host a curated conversation featuring insights into the world-premiere play Miller, Mississippi on Aug. 21 at the Beckley-Saner Recreation Center, located at 114 W Hobson Ave., Dallas, Texas 75224. In a moderated panel discussion, Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company members Alex Organ and Liz Mikel will discuss their experiences, and how they have informed their approach to the characters they portray in Miller, Mississippi. Moderated by Amber Sims, this conversation will address advantage and what happens 'when tradition is sacred, and change is slow'. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with food donated by Babe's Chicken Dinner House, followed by the conversation at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Branson's Falltastic Show Spree Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

From September 4 through September 11, 2017, Branson, Missouri's Falltastic Show Spree offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy ten of the top shows in Branson for one hundred and twenty-five dollars.  Sponsored by The League of Branson Theatre Owners & Show Producers (The Branson Show League), the Falltastic Show Spree passes are for sale only on-line at the official website ShowsInBranson.com. (more...)

Much-loved Historian Celebrates 40 Years Of Working At Warrington Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

One of Warrington's biggest ambassadors is celebrating 40 years of working at the town's museum. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Arrive in Toronto This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Drayton Entertainment will bring their popular production of the world-wide smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Toronto. Written by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, the Drayton Entertainment production is directed by Alex Mustakas, the company's artistic director. (more...)

Superstar Renée Fleming Returns to LA Opera in February
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

General Director Placido Domingo announced that soprano Renee Fleming, one of the most beloved and celebrated singers of her generation, will return to LA Opera for a recital on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, joined by her frequent collaborator, pianist Hartmut Holl. (more...)

EVIL DEAD Comes to Grandel Theatre 10/10-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Emery Entertainment, Inc. presents the St. Louis debut of the wildly popular cult classic Evil Dead - The Musical at The Grandel Theatre for a limited two-week engagement October 10-22. Tickets go on sale August 11, and are available at MetroTix.com, by calling 314-534-1111 or visiting the Fox Theatre box office. Tickets are $90 for VIP Splatter Zone, $75 and $60 for orchestra, and $50 for balcony. (more...)

BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

Terence Wilton and James Byng Will Join West End's THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

PW Productions are delighted to announce that from Tuesday 29 August 2017, Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK at The Fortune Theatre, London will star Terence Wilton as 'Arthur Kipps' and James Byng as 'The Actor'.   (more...)

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