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Investigation Discovery & PEOPLE Team for National Public Affairs Campaign INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Investigation Discovery (ID), America's leading crime and Justice television network, announced today it will join with Time Inc.'s PEOPLE, America's leading multimedia brand mixing entertainment news, lifestyle coverage and human interest reporting, for INSPIRE A DIFFERENCE. (more...)

GRAMMY-Nominee Seth Glier Premieres 'For What It's Worth' Video
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Seth Glier has released his own take on Buffalo Springfield's anti-war anthem “For What It's Worth.” (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...)

Electric Violinist Rose Bartu Releases New Single 'Freedom'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Rose Bartu, Austrian-raised and NYC-based singer/songwriter and electric violinist, is releasing her first single “Freedom” from her upcoming EP on August 28, 2017, the date chosen as it marks the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “I Have A Dream” speech. (more...)

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

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BWW Review: TAKING LEAVE at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Allison Rambler - Aug 16, 2017

Oyster Mill Playhouse in Camp Hill, PA, is perhaps known for their ability to bring plays previously lacking in recognition back into the public eye. Time and time again, they have proved themselves masters of the unknown, making us wonder how the theatre community has overlooked certain plays that are capable of provoking just as much thought and emotion as any work of Tennessee Williams or Arthur Miller. With their current production of TAKING LEAVE, Oyster Mill Playhouse once again breathes life into a show that may have otherwise slipped through the cracks. (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...)

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...)

TO MY UNBORN CHILD Opens Next Month at Philadelphia Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Forgotten by many and underexplored by current social Justice movements, Fred Hampton was the exemplar of compassionate protest and humane policy. He found common ground between groups without compromising his values. He spoke out on education, revolution, racism, and more. (more...)

Nona Hendryx & Gary Lucas Reimagine Beefheart Repertoire On New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The World of Captain Beefheart is a comprehensive overview oof the man also known as Don Van Vlie's towering legacy, re-imagined and infused with new blood by vocalist extraordinaire Nona Hendryx and avant-guitar legend Gary Lucas (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek- THE DISAPPEARANCE OF NATALEE HOLLOWAY on Oxygen
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

In the sneak peek from the premiere episode of THE DISAPPEARANCE OF NATALEE HOLLOWAY below, Dave Holloway sits down for his first in-person meeting with criminal informant Gabe, where he learns new information about the night Natalee disappeared that he  has never heard before.  (more...)

Colin Mochrie and More to Host ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE Fundraiser at Second City
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Colin Mochrie, Deb McGrath and Kinley Mochrie are proud to host All You Need is Love, a fundraiser on Sunday September 10, 2017 on The Second City Mainstage. This family friendly show will support Welcome Friend Association's Rainbow Camp, a one-week camp for LGBTQ2+ and Allied youth, their siblings and children in Queer families. (more...)

The Yard Announces Schonberg (Boston) Fellowship Residency
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The SCHONBERG (BOSTON) FELLOWS is a pilot mentored residency initiative that connects The Yard to the professional dance community of Boston, created in partnership (and appreciation) with the Arts and Culture Program of The Boston Foundation, the city's community trust. The Yard´s Chloe Jones and David R. White have curated the 2017 group of artists, looking both at early choreographic achievement and future creative potential. Peter DiMuro, McKersin Previlus, and the duo of Claire Johannes and Jordan Jamil Ahmed are the first wave of dedicated artists to take the plunge. Old friend and acclaimed David Parker, the Boston-bred choreographer/singer/percussive dancer who leads The Bang Group (TapTheYard; Nut/Cracked), is the mentoring ghost in the machine. (more...)

1070 Performances Dedicated to Memory of Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona-based playwright and theater producer James E. Garcia will dedicate this weekend's performances of '1070 (We Were Strangers Once, Too)' to the memory of Heather Heyer, the young civil rights activist killed in Charlottesville. (more...)

Photo Flash: ROCK OF AGES Enters 'The Final Countdown' in Rehearsal at Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2017-2018 season with the regional premiere of the powerhouse musical tribute to the 1980s, Rock of Ages, with book by Chris D'Arienzo, arrangements and orchestrations by Ethan Popp, and directed by Scott Weinstein. Rock of Ages runs August 24 - October 15, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, September 7, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Oliver Release New Track 'Chemicals' ft. MDR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Producer/DJ duo Oliver release a new single, “Chemicals,” featuring singer-songwriter MNDR, available via all digital retailers. Listen HERE. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MOUSETRAP Snaps at DreamWrights
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 15, 2017

The Christie classic is back on stage. Some clever casting ideas and a great set create the mood for murder. (more...)

BWW Review: HAMLET Brings Murder, Marriage, and Madness to The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 15, 2017

The Old Globe brings a smart, imaginative, and powerful version of HAMLET to their San Diego stage that you don't want to miss. www.theoldglobe.org (more...)

Gokash OnSTAGE presents New Play SEVENTY IV SECONDS... TO JUDGMENT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

In 2016, playwright Kash Goins, a native of South Philadelphia and graduate of Lincoln University, produced his original drama 'V to X', under his 10 year-old Philadelphia based theatre company, GoKash OnSTAGE.  (more...)

Brundibár Returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's New Production
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

???????Brundibar returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's new production led by Eli Villanueva and Jason Tramm August 19 & 20 (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Encore HATE IN AMERICA: THE KLAN ON TRIAL, 8/17
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

In light of the tragic events in Charlottesville, Va., true-crime network Investigation Discovery (ID) will encore an episode of its series HATE IN AMERICA about white supremacy. (more...)

Los Lobos, David Crosby, Teedra Moses & Betches of Comedy Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces City Winery favorite Los Lobos returning for a four-night stand, a second night with David Crosby and more. (more...)

League of American Orchestras Unveils 'Of and For the Community' Report on Education & Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

For the first time, the League of American Orchestras has issued a detailed report on the scope and scale of orchestras' education and community engagement (EdCE) work. (more...)

Harlem Rep Extends THE WIZARD OF OZ Through December 16th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

'The Wizard of Oz,' presented by Harlem Repertory Theater (HRT) and Yip Harburg Foundation, will not close August 20. It has been extended through December 16, 2017 due to continuing and steady audience interest. (more...)

The Food Plays Present UPROOT at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Food Plays present UPROOT by Julia Levine, at HERE (145 6th Avenue) on Tuesday, August 22 and Wednesday, August 23 at 8:30pm. (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on Tuesday, September 5, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on Tuesday, August 15, 2017! (more...)

Theater Critic at Theater Camp: A Return Visit to French Woods
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

How do you take hundreds of kids (ages 7 to 17) and put up over a dozen shows (mostly musicals, plus a few plays) in as little as three weeks, with rehearsals limited to maybe just 12 or 13 days, with all or most of the cast rehearsing just slightly more than two hours each day, and many campers working on multiple shows at once? And I'm talking about completely staged shows with full production values, including sets, lighting, sound, costumes and live orchestras. Not only that, imagine repeating this same frenzied process four times over the course of a single summer. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Stage First UK Production of John Galsworthy's WINDOWS in 85 Years
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Celebrating the 150th birthday of novelist and playwright John Galsworthy, the first professional UK production in 85 years of Windows by John Galsworthy opens at the Finborough Theatre for a three-week limited season on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 (Press Nights: Thursday, 24 August and Friday, 25 August 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

LELA & CO Extends Again at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

This summer's runaway hit is Steep Theatre's Lela & Co. This powerful U.S. premiere will run through September 16. Steep is adding eight new chances to hear Lela's passionately told story of resilience and hope in the face of overwhelming adversity, featuring Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel and Chris Chmelik, whose performances have been described as 'stunning,' 'fantastic,' and 'extraordinary empathetic.' (more...)

New Novel Highlights Complexities Between Healthcare and Government
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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Mercury Theater Chicago HAIR Extended By Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - has announced the extension of our rousing rock musical HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL through September 24th due to popular demand. (more...)

BWW Review: RAGTIME Explodes in Rhythm and Rhyme
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 14, 2017

In a bold, beautiful, and powerful production of Ragtime, the Ogunquit Playhouse gives its audience a compelling reminder that, as E. I. Doctorow once said, 'history is the present.' The 1996 musical with book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lyn Ahrens resonates perhaps even more strongly today than it did then with its raw grappling with the issues of race, prejudice, hope and violence and the struggle to define and achieve the American dream. Set in the volatile melting pot of pre- World War I America with its booming industrialization, the influx of vast waves of immigrants, and the social norms challenged by tenuous race relations, Ragtime weaves together the stories of three very different families as each seeks to find his place in the American tapestry. (more...)

BWW Review: PROM KWEEN at Underbelly, Cowgate
by Adam Robinson - Aug 14, 2017

Cool kids, high school identity issues, a whole lot of singing and the starting of engines. Grease may have been the word, but hunty you are not in Rydell anymore. It is 2016 and while the world is in turmoil, the life of an American teenager is no smooth catwalk. Social outsider Matthew comes untucked when they decide it is time to step out the shadows and shine, by running for prom queen. (more...)

Scoop: BULL on CBS - Today, August 15, 2017
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Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on today, August 15, 2017! (more...)

Neil Gaiman's NEVERWHERE Comes to Rorschach Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Rorschach Theatre announces the cast and designers for its revival of NEVERWHERE (2013), Robert Kauzlaric's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's modern cult classic about a man who stumbles upon adventure in a dangerous and magical world that exists below the streets of London. The ensemble cast will include returning cast members Sarah Taurchini as Door and Daniel Corey as Richard Mayhew. The design team will include cutting-edge set and projections design collective Pixelumen Lab. (more...)

PlayMakers Repertory Company Kicks Off 2017-18 Season with World Premiere of COUNT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly kicks off its 2017/18 season with the world premiere of "Count," in the first production of its PRC2 second-stage series. (more...)

Creative Time Raises Artist Nari Ward's PLEDGES OF ALLEGIANCE Flag
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Creative Time has announced the hoisting of the third public artwork in the Pledges of Allegiance series, Breathing Flag by artist Nari Ward, which took take place today, August 14. (more...)

The T.J. Martell Foundation Announces The 42nd New York Honors Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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BWW Review: Fall Into the RING OF FIRE at The Belmont
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 14, 2017

The Johnny Cash jukebox musical comes with a sizzling stage band and over thirty Cash numbers you can sing along to. (more...)

New Docu-Series RELEASED to Premiere on OWN 9/30
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will premiere the eight-episode docu-series, RELEASED, which features intimate, first-person narratives of formerly incarcerated men and women as they walk out of the prison doors for the first time to restart their lives. The series premieres on Saturday, September 30 (more...)

Oxygen Media Examines the Drew Peterson Case in SNAPPED NOTORIOUS, 8/25
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Oxygen Media's critically-acclaimed true-crime franchise, “Snapped,” now in its 21st season, will premiere SNAPPED NOTORIOUS: DREW PETERSON, an eye-opening two-hour special (more...)

LBI to Highlight German-Jewish History at Center for Jewish History's Now Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Leo Baeck Institute (LBI), a New York-based research library and archive that preserves millions of papers and books saved by German and Austrian Jewish refugees from the Nazis, will present a series of seven programs that mine the remarkable history of German-speaking Jewry for insight into present-day concerns ranging from gay rights to the Trump presidency. (more...)

ELEGANT YOU TEA PARTY to Present Women of Purpose Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

The following esteemed Black Female Politicians, who have been and continue to be trail blazers will be honoured for their contributions to the political and social Justice platforms in Canada. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Scotsman Fringe First Winner THE FALL at the Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

THE FALL, one of the Baxter Theatre Centre's impressive showcase of six award-winning and cutting-edge productions at the 2017 Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival in Scotland this August, was awarded the Fringe First at this year's Scotsman Awards. (more...)

Photo Flash: FIELA SE KIND Besoek die Atterburyteater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

God vergewe ons baie, maar God vergewe ons nie die kwaad wat ons ´n kind aandoen nie. Die bruin vrou Fiela Komoetie het haar wit vondelingkind Benjamin met liefde en trots grootgemaak, tot die dag nege jaar later dat die sensusmanne hom kom haal het. "Hulle het hom net kom vat … sommer net so!" het Fiela Komoetie gese. (more...)

Vanessa Hudgens To Be Honored with #SeeHer Award at TEEN CHOICE 2017
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has partnered with the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) to present TEEN CHOICE's first-ever #SeeHer Award to Vanessa Hudgens. (more...)

National Black Theatre's 49th Season Heads 'Black to the Future'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's 49th season cedes the floor to modern-day griots with gripping, one-person tales capturing the trauma and triumph of a people. In a nod to the African tradition of the storyteller and historian who inspires and uplifts, the season is anchored by two one-person shows, The Peculiar Patriot, by Liza Jessie Peterson, a coproduction with Hi-ARTS, and Sancho by Paterson Joseph, a coproduction with Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) and Pemberley Productions. Themed "Black to the Future," the 49th season-which includes workshop productions by resident playwrights-seeks to take stock of the present and look to the past to predict and help shape a brighter future for Black people. (more...)

Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces Cast and Creatives for AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Kansas City Actors Theatre has completed casting for their production of Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None", the opening show of their thirteenth season. The production will be directed by John Rensenhouse and will star Robert Gibby Brand, Greg Butell, Scott Cordes, Kyle Dyck, Bonnie Griffin, Manon Halliburton, Ellen Kirk, Victor Raider-Wexler, Matt Rapport, Matt Schwader, and Peter Zazzali. The production team includes Mark Exline (scenic designer), Kevin Seiss (properties designer), Sarah Oliver (costumer designer), Shane Rowse (lighting designer), Jonathan Robertson (sound designer), and Kyle Dyck (technical director). (more...)

Griffin Theatre To Create and Produce The Henry Ford¹s INNOVATION NATION LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to announce it will create and produce a live stage version of the two-time Emmy Award-winning television show, The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation. Adapted by Griffin Artistic Director William Massolia, The Henry Ford's INNOVATION NATION LIVE! will enjoy its world premiere during Griffin's 2018/2019 season, followed by a national tour. The creative team and cast will be announced at a later date.  (more...)

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