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Meet the Full Company of PRINCE OF BROADWAY, Bowing Tonight on the Great White Way
by Meet the Cast - Aug 24, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opens tonight, August 24, 2017, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus go inside rehearsals with the company! (more...)

Ali Stroker to 'Burn Old Dresses' in Concert at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Ground-breaking TV & Broadway actress Ali Stroker (Tony-nominated Spring Awakening revival, FOX's Glee), the first-ever performer in a wheelchair to perform in a Broadway show and on The Tony Awards, will offer two solo concerts in NYC on September 17 & 18 at 8pm at The Green Room 42. (more...)

Arise Virtual Solutions Inc. Distributes Back to School Supplies to Miramar, Florida Schools
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017


Full Cast and Production Team Announced for BLITHE SPIRIT at Theatre Wesleyan
by Jacob Sanchez - Aug 23, 2017

Texas Wesleyan University's Department of Theatre will present the Noël Coward comedy beginning September 21. (more...)

The National Ballet of Canada to Bring NIJINSKY to Paris
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the company's upcoming tour to Paris with performances of Nijinsky, a ballet by John Neumeier. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces New Artistic Director Title After Generous Donation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Trinity Rep has announced that it has received a generous multi-year donation from Arthur P. Solomon and Sally E. Lapides to support its company, community, and education-focused mission. In celebration of this commitment, Trinity Rep's artistic director position, held by Curt Columbus, will be named 'The Arthur P. Solomon and Sally E. Lapides Artistic Director' through June 2022. (more...)

Production Begins on Hallmark Hall of Fame Original THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Hallmark Channel announces the highly-anticipated original film, THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN, a Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation, starring Dermot Mulroney ('Shameless,' 'My Best Friend's Wedding'), Kimberly Williams-Paisley ('Darrow & Darrow,' 'Father of the Bride'), Emmy(R) Award-winner and two-time Oscar(R) nominee Joan Cusack (more...)

IPHIGENIA IN AULIS Retold at Alchemical Studios
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Spirit Fox Productions presents its inaugural production of the Euripedes tragedy, Iphigenia at Aulis, at Alchemical Laboratory Theatre for two performances only this August. (more...)

Theatre Southwest Presents Marc Palmieri's THE GROUNDLING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

After stumbling upon an outdoor production of a Shakespeare play in Manhattan, landscaper Bob Malone returns home inspired to write a play about his troubled marriage. (more...)

BWW TV: The Prince is Back! Watch Highlights from PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 23, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opens tomorrow, August 24, 2017 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Caborca's Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's DISTANT STAR to Premiere at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of Caborca's adaptation of Roberto Bolaño's ground-breaking novel Distant Star, a harrowing tale of fascism and its aftermath. Running September 14 - October 1, this eerily relevant drama weaves Bolaño's memories of life (and death) under Pinochet's American-backed dictatorship into a perverse, seductive noir of urgent political necessity. (more...)

Flushing Town Hall to Present Exciting Lineup of Music, Dance, Family Programs and More During Fall 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

???????Flushing Town Hall illustrates its mission to provide global arts for a global community this fall by bringing the world to Queens with jazz, world music, dance, family programs, exhibitions, and workshops. This fall season, there is something for everyone at Flushing Town Hall. (more...)

BWW Review: HANSEL UND GRETEL at Union Avenue Opera
by Steve Callahan - Aug 23, 2017

The Union Avenue Opera has opened a delightful production of Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck. You'll never hear this work performed by a more glorious collection of voices. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE REMBRANDT at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company opens its 42nd Season with the Chicago premiere of The Rembrandt, written by Jessica Dickey and directed by Hallie Gordon. Currently in rehearsals, this subtle and elegant play features ensemble members Francis Guinan as Henry/Rembrandt and John Mahoney as Simon/Homer with Ty Olwin (Dodger/Titus), Karen Rodriguez (Madeline/Henny) and Gabriel Ruiz (Jonny/Martin). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

GODSPELL to Take the Bethel College Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

A powerful and timely musical, Godspell, will kick off the 2017-2018 season through the Bethel College Department of Theatre's Studio Series, a program that provides theatre-making opportunities for students, while offering audiences thought-provoking theatre. Godspell will be performed at the Bethel College Octorium in the Middleton Science Building on the south side of campus. Performances will run from Thursday, September 28th through Saturday September 30th with evening shows at 7:30pm, and a Saturday Matinee at 1pm. (more...)

STRANGER THINGS Creators Confirm Third Season; Tease Season Four
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

In a new interview with Vulture,  STRANGER THINGS creators Matt and Ross Duffer confirmed plans for a third season of the hit Netflix series and teased a fourth season.  “We're thinking it will be a four-season thing and then out,” shared Ross. (more...)

Casting Announced for FUN HOME, FADE, 'BREACH' and DOING IT at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater, under the direction of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces complete casting for its upcoming productions. (more...)

Green Lights All Around as 2017 kykNET Silverskermfees Kicks Off in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

It's green lights all around as the 2017 kykNET Silverskermfees kicks Off in Cape Town this week. The film festival's short film project is a highlight of the annual event this year's short films promise not to disappoint. (more...)

Helen Hayes Award-Winning Factory 449 presents LELA & CO.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Playwright Cordelia Lynn's is well aware of the intense, yet important journey examined in LELA & CO. "I knew that the play could be horrifying and shocking and upsetting - and all those things you can get out of visual violence, without actually showing it," says Lynn. "I want the audience to leave and think there are things happening that I don't see -- maybe because I don't want to see". (more...)

LEG UP ON LIFE: SHOWCASE! to Benefit The Trevor Project at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Leg Up On Life: Showcase! benefiting The Trevor Project is hosted by Daniel Gold who wanted to create a platform for choreographers of all dance styles to get their works out to the public while raising money for a phenomenal organization. Showcase! is taking place Monday, August 28th, 2017 at Dixon Place. Performances will take place 4pm and 8pm doors opening a half hour prior. (more...)

Cox Media Group Names Mary Ellen Marcilliat-Falkner as New Senior Vice President & Chief HR Officer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017


Only Two Weeks Left to See OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR at Duke of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Audiences have just two weeks remaining to see the Olivier Award-winning production of Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour at the Duke of York's Theatre as the production will complete its run on Saturday, 2 September. (more...)

A Red Orchid Theatre Welcomes Shade Murray as Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre announces the appointment of Ensemble Member Shade Murray as the company's Associate Artistic Director. Murray's appointment marks the first Associate Artistic Directorship in the company's history. A Red Orchid also welcomes new Development Director Amanda Runge and Audience Services Manager David Marden. (more...)

Cast Announced for Andrew LLoyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Tour, Kicking Off in Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Casting has been announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, that will kick-off its North American Tour at Detroit's Fisher Theatre on October 17 with performances through October 29.  (more...)

Cast Announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Tour in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and LOVE NEVER DIES have announced full casting for the North American Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. (more...)

JC FRIDAYS is Back with a Full Lineup on 9/8!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Fall is on its way, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 31 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, September 8, 2017. (more...)

DUO: A MUSICAL to Premiere at NY SummerFest Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Summerfest Theater Festival presents Duo: A Musical, written and directed by Elias Rubin in his second musical piece to be presented in New York. (more...)

Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with Wendy Rosoff and Will Collyer about SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical, SUGAR in LA 9/24
by West of Broadway - Aug 17, 2017

On this episode of West of Broadway, Lara Scott and Will Armstrong are back from break and sitting down with Musical Theatre Guild members Will Collyer & Wendy Rosoff to discuss this remarkable organization and the work that goes behind producing their one night only musicals. (more...)

VIDEO: Final Trailer for Netflix Original Series MARVEL'S THE DEFENDERS; Premiering Tonight
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The only way out of here is together! Before you dive into the series tonight, watch the final trailer for the Netflix Original Series MARVEL'S THE DEFENDERS now! Marvel's The Defenders now! (more...)

Raucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. (more...)

by Laura A. Hobson - Aug 16, 2017

In a restored Music Hall, built by Samuel Hannaford in 1878, with renovations amounting to $135 million, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announce the 2017 - 2018 season with several world premieres and an appearance by Audra McDonald. (more...)

PB Photo Centre Announces 21st Annual Members' Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC), today announced the upcoming opening of its next exhibition: 21st Annual MEMBERS' SHOW on August 26 - October 28, 2017. (more...)

KT Sullivan, James Gavin, Klea Blackhurst and More on Tap for 28th Annual Cabaret Convention
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

With its unique combination of the best of past and present popular song, the annual Cabaret Convention stands as a pivotal, highly-anticipated highlight of New York City's autumn music season. (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...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Launches 2017 - 2018 Season with BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

 Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the first mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Billy Elliot the Musical, music by Elton John and book and lyrics by Lee Hall, with direction and choreography by Porchilght Artistic Associate Brenda Didier, with Associate Choreographer Craig V. Miller and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Linda Madonia at Porchlght's new home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Previews are Friday, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7 and Oct. 14 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

The Story Continues! LOVE NEVER DIES Finds Cast for National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Casting has been announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, which makes its North American premiere on Wednesday, October 25 in Detroit, MI, following technical rehearsals and performances in Utica, NY (September 22-24, Stanley Theatre) and a special preview engagement in Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre October 3-8, 2017. (more...)

LUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 26th season with Rebecca Gilman's (Blue Surge, Spinning Into Butter, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball) LUNA GALE. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross directs this powerful and arresting Bay Area Premiere, featuring Jamie Jones (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Mud Blue Sky, Gideon's Knot), Laura Jane Bailey (Mud Blue Sky), Devin S. O'­Brien (Mud Blue Sky), Joshua Marx (TheatreWorks), Alix Cuadra (Theatre of Yugen), Kevin Kemp (Shotgun Players), and Jennifer Vega.  LUNA GALE plays September 1 through October 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit (more...)

VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS THE MUSICAL Parody Brings the Upside Down to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Creator Bret Shuford (Paramour, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast), in partnership with Kevin Zak and Halleloo Productions, just launched Stranger Things the Musical - a video parody that takes a look inside rehearsals for a fictional production of Stranger Things. Check it out below! (more...)

Trinity Rep to Host Fun-Filled Season Kick-Off Party
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Trinity Rep invites the public to celebrate the upcoming theater season at its third annual Season Kick-Off Party, Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 12:00 - 7:00 pm. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Calls All Aboard with MIGHTY CRUISE SHIPS and MIGHTY TRAINS
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Voyage on some of the most extraordinary vessels and locomotives and meet the engineers and crews behind these incredible machines as they travel to locales near and far; with first-class amenities, it's no wonder these trains and cruise ships are so distinguished. MIGHTY CRUISE SHIPS and MIGHTY TRAINS premiere on Sunday, September 3 at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET/PT, respectively, on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sixth Annual Island Theatre's Ten-Minute Play Festival Opens 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Ten original plays. Three shows. Two days. Island Theatre presents its Sixth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival featuring local playwrights at Bainbridge Performing Arts on August 18 and 19. Out of 57 submissions from established and emerging Kitsap County playwrights, ten were selected by a jury of theatre professionals for production by Island Theatre directors and actors: "Bloody Mary" by Aleks Merilo, "Flight of the Valkyrie" by Noah Barfield, "Gel Us" by Paige Zubel, "Jellyfish Apocalypse" by Karen Polinsky, "Lessons Learned" by Jenny Weaver, "Memories of an American Occupation" by Paul Lewis, "Moving On" by Caroline Smith, "Of a Feather" by Wendy Wallace, "Roadsides" by Betsy Dorfman, and "Spreadsheet Me" by Jeffrey Brown. (more...)

The Kitchen Announces Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Kitchen, founded in 1971, has continued to serve as an important catalyst for a broad community of groundbreaking artists working across disciplines. In today's landscape, where contemporary artists and arts institutions are collaborating in new ways and generating new contexts for the continuing evolution of multi-disciplinary art, The Kitchen, as a nimble, smaller-scale organization, plays an especially vital role: it provides emerging and established artists a hot-house environment for the presentation and discussion of their work, supporting and seeking to foster a vibrant, living dialogue among artists from every field and area of culture. (more...)

The Royal Conservatory of Music to Launch 2017-18 Season with Starry Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

As The Royal Conservatory of Music's 2017-18 concert season is set to begin, five of the upcoming Koerner Hall concerts are already sold out, including the Season Gala concert with Hollywood star Bill Murray and his friends Jan Vogler (cello), Mira Wang (violin), and Vanessa Perez (piano). (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Goes Behind-the-Scenes of MARVEL'S THE DEFENDERS in New Featurette
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

4 Days! Let the countdown to the Netflix original series MARVEL'S THE DEFENDERS begin! Netflix kicks off #Defend week with a behind the scenes featurette of our favorite street level heroes! Check it out below! (more...)

Denver's Biggest and Best Annual Halloween Tradition is Back
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Bug Theatre and Paper Cat Films have reunited once again for the biggest and best annual Halloween treat in Colorado. NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD…Live! On Stage! will be October 6 through 28, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and for students, seniors and military. Tickets at the door will be $18 general admission/$15 for anyone dressed like a zombie. A special group rate is also available for groups of 6 or more (in advance only) for just $14. Tickets are available online at There will also be an industry night, Thursday, October 26, and tickets will be $10. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Commission DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER Will Tour China
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Dream of the Red Chamber, commissioned by San Francisco Opera from Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng with a libretto by Sheng and playwright David Henry Hwang, will tour to the People's Republic of China in September 2017, a press conference unveiled today at the late 18th-century Prince Gong Mansion in Beijing. Co-produced by Poly Theatre Management Co., Ltd. and Armstrong International Music & Arts Enterprises, Ltd., the Dream of the Red Chamber China Tour will travel to three Chinese cities in six performances. (more...)

REDCAT Announces 15th Fall Season: Vital Artists at a Crucial Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

raises the stakes in 2017 with a bold international program of daring and provocative artists who confront the most vital issues of our time with intelligent, memorable experiences you won't soon forget. Artists from around the world are using our theater and gallery–and other LA neighborhoods–to probe urgent issues: Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula  uses exquisite movement, music and piercing poetry to masterfully capture the essence of hope in the face of the tragedies facing his war-torn home of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Activist-powerhouse Karen Finley's incisive writing and performing gives us a freshly hilarious and alarming perspective on drastic changes in our own country; and Chile's famed playwright/director Guillermo Calderón directs the U.S. premiere of his work questioning the vital role of artists at times of injustice. (more...)

THE BODYGUARD National Tour To Play At The Tulsa Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The national tour of THE BODYGUARD will open its doors to audiences in Tulsa, Oklahoma September 26 through October 1. (more...)

Scoop: LETHAL WEAPON on FOX - Today, August 15, 2017
by - Aug 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on LETHAL WEAPON, airing on FOX on today, August 15, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chuck Cooper, Emily Skinner, Tony Yazbeck and More Bringing Classics to Life in PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, is now previews ahead of a Thursday, August 24, 2017 opening night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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