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Sarah Litzsinger to Appear in TIM REALBUTO & FRIENDS SING JEANINE TESORI
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Sarah Litzsinger joins the amazing cast to sing in the Benefit Cabaret, 'Tim Realbuto & Friends Sing Jeanine Tesori'. (more...)

54 SINGS 1776, Kyle Dean Massey, Samantha Barks and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

This July, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Journey 'under the sea' with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid, adapted from Disney's stunning Broadway production and the Academy Award winning motion picture. Flat Rock Playhouse continues its Studio 52 Family Series with Disney's The Little Mermaid, running tonight, June 29th, through July 23rd at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown on Main Street in Hendersonville. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Paper Mill Selects Students for 2017 Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has selected students to be a part of the theater's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2017. (more...)

(mostly)musicals Returns to Vitello's to Light Up the Night with INDEPENDENT MEANS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

(mostly)musicals will return to Upstairs at Vitello's (formerly the E Spot Lounge)  for their 24th edition, Independent MEANS, on Monday, July 3rd at 7:30pm.  (more...)

Anunciado el reparto completo de EL GUARDAESPALDAS
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jun 26, 2017

Ya se ha anunciado el reparto completo del musical EL GUARDAESPALDAS, la nueva gran produccion de Stage Entertainment que llegara al Teatro Coliseum de Madrid el proximo mes de septiembre. (more...)

Seattle Women's Pride Continues Honored Tradition, Makes New Strides
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Seattle Women's Pride 2017 kicked off National LGBT Pride Month by bringing in two Brooklyn based bands - Parlor Walls and Oracle Room - DJ Kristina Childs and a host of awards to local businesses. The event also raised $500 for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) by donating $5 from every VIP ticket to the respected organization. (more...)

UD Summer Stage to Open 42nd Season with ANNIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Audiences are invited to join Annie and her friends as Upper Darby Summer stage opens its 42nd season during Independence Day week with 'Annie, Jr.' (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cast of ANNIE WARBUCKS present Concert to Benefit Children's Aid Society
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Cast members of the upcoming production of ANNIE WARBUCKS performed last night at The Triad. See photos below! (more...)

FSLC Announces Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer This July
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

he Film Society of Lincoln Center presents Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer (July 21-27), a comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated dancer/choreographer's film work—the first in New York in over a decade. (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

BWW Review: CHICAGO Delivers Killer Performances at The Central New York Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Jun 20, 2017

Central New York (CNY) Playhouse's production of Chicago is a dream come true for Director Dustin M. Czarny, the ambitious Syracuse area community theatre's Artistic Director. The show is one of the hardest productions to receive the rights to perform in North America and the devoted director's request has been rejected eight times. His dedication and determination to acquire the rights to the "dream of a show" has paid off. What we see onstage at the "Theatre in the Mall" is entertaining and memorable to say the least. (more...)

All Dolled Up! Benefit Concert for the Children's Aid Society Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Cast members of the upcoming production of ANNIE WARBUCKS will perform at The Triad on Tues, June 20 at 7:00 PM. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Children's Aid Society of New York, which strives to improve the lives of the 120,000 families it serves annually with recreation programs, academic tutoring, and medical resources.   (more...)

The Black Box Dance Series Presents TRIBUTARY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

THE BLACK BOX Dance Series presents Tributary on Wednesday, June 21 at 8 p.m. at the downtown Franklin venue. Tributary is a collective of musicians from around the U.S. dedicated to performing spiritually rich and honest music that is thoughtful, creative and improvisatory. (more...)

Margaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

This summer, The K.G. Scully Players are pleased to present VICTORY GIRLS, by Kristina Poe, directed by Jill DeArmon, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse presents DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid, adapted from Disney's stunning Broadway production and the Academy Award winning motion picture. Flat Rock Playhouse continues its Studio 52 Family Series with Disney's The Little Mermaid, running June 29th through July 23rd at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown on Main Street in Hendersonville. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre to Premiere Stage Adaptation of Novel SYLVESTER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Lifeline Theatre presents Sylvester, adapted by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Christina Calvit (five-time Jeff Award winner) and directed by Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne (Jeff Award and After Dark Award winner), based on the novel Sylvester: or the Wicked Uncle by Georgette Heyer (licensed by arrangement with Heron Enterprises Ltd.). (more...)

Stage 284's Black Box Lab Presents VINCENT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear, committed suicide and inspired Don McLean to write a song about him ('Starry, Starry Night'). (more...)

Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 2017-18 Season, Featuring 'GEORGIA MCBRIDE', SKELETON CREW and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the full 2017-2018 season, which includes The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez, The Book of Will by Lauren Gunderson, Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau, The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh and Cry It Out by Molly Smith Metzler. (more...)

Steppenwolf Sets Casting for THE REMBRANDT and THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces complete casting for the first two shows of its 2017/18 season: The Rembrandt by Jessica Dickey, directed by Hallie Gordon and Steppenwolf for Young Adults' production of The Crucible by Arthur Miller, directed by Jonathan Berry. (more...)

Alternative Music Festival to Take Place in One of the Oldest Forests in Europe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

You might have never heard of Anyksciai - but if you are ever thinking of visiting Lithuania - it is a must-visit destination for those seeking unique travel adventures or looking to discover creative and compelling alternative music. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with (Mostly) Musicals on Independence Eve
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

(mostly)musicals returns to Upstairs at Vitello's (formerly the E Spot Lounge) tonight, July 3 for their 24th edition, Independent MEANS. Look below at the explosively talented cast in rehearsal! (more...)

YAGP 'Jewels' Celebrate With Amy Fine Collins, Amy Astley, Ralph Rucci, & Dancers Galore
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Youth America Grand Prix's (YAGP) First Position Club celebrated Friday night with ballet dancers from around the world at Susan Gutfreund's Upper East Side residence. (more...)

Original Broadway Team to Bring HONEYMOON IN VEGAS to Life at Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Led by the original Broadway powerhouse team, including ten-time Jeff Award-winning director Gary Griffin, Tony Award-nominated choreographer Denis Jones, and Emmy Award-winning costume designer Brian Hemesath (PBS's "Sesame Street", NBC's "SNL"), HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, a loving throwback to the classic American musical, makes its Regional Premiere at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire with previews August 23, opening August 30 at 8 pm, and running through October 15. (more...)

Victory Gardens Announces Casting for 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for the 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Tuvalu, or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu; This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson; Spin Moves by Ken Weitzman; Tell Them I'm Still Young by Julia Doolittle; Wolf Play by Hansol Jung; and Suspension by Kristiana Rae Colon. (more...)

New York Euripides Summer Festival 2017 to Present THE MADNESS OF HERCULES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Now in its ninth summer season, New York Euripides Summer Festival presents six performances of The Madness of Hercules in three select outdoor stages and one indoor stage from July 31 through August 6. All performances are presented free of charge to the general public and to students and children. (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation-USA Announces 2017 Award Winners In Theater, Dance & Film
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

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Jenna Leigh Green Joins TIM REALBUTO & FRIENDS SING JEANINE TESORI at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Jenna Leigh Green is most known to television audiences as Sabrina Spellman's nemesis Libby Chessler on three seasons of the hit ABC sitcom 'Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.' She played the role of Heather in the Touchstone Pictures release 'You Again' opposite Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Betty White. Ms. Green also recently appeared opposite James Franco in the film 'I Am Michael.' (more...)

Riverside Theatre for Kids presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Riverside Theatre for Kids, the educational arm of Riverside Theatre, presents the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit play, Peter and the Starcatcher, on July 21 and 22, 2017. (more...)

Lala to Sing Songs by Jeanine Tesori with Tim Realbuto & Friends This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Laurissa Romain aka 'Lala' is excited to be be back at Feinstein's/54 Below with Tim Realbuto and many of her Broadway, TV & Film friends, singing songs by Jeanine Tesori from 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' and 'Caroline or Change' this Sunday, July 23rd at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Lake Tahoe Dance Collective Announces Annual Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

The Lake Tahoe Dance Collective (LTDC) presents its fifth annual Lake Tahoe Dance Festival featuring works by James Graham Dance Theater, SFDanceWorks, and choreographers Constantine Baecher, Justin Peck, Christin Hanna, and Kristina Berger. This year's Festival features two premieres: Mountainscape by choreographer Constantine Baecher and Departures by Lake Tahoe Dance Collective Artistic Director Christin Hanna.  (more...)

Samantha Barks, Eleanor Reissa and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Following Filming Delay, ABC Announces New Premiere Date for BACHELOR IN PARADISE
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

ABC sets a new date for the summer breakout series BACHELOR IN PARADISE with a two-night premiere kicking off MONDAY, AUGUST 14 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT) and TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (more...)

English Language Premiere of Iceland's GUILTY Set for TNC's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Iceland in the 19th Century was not exactly an idyll; it was an island nation of farming and fishing communities, pretty much cut off from the much of the rest of the world. Crime was rare and capital crimes rarer still. So the country's criminal cases have become the stuff of legend, including the child rape case in Rifsaedasel of 1837, which is as infamous to Icelanders as The Manson Family is to Americans. Contemporary Icelandic playwright Hrafnhildur Hagalin revisits this infamous case with 'Guilty' (2014), a verse play that gracefully and provocatively examines issues of obsession and mercy which cling to it to this day. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kristina Riggle, author of Broadway-themed novel VIVIAN IN RED
by Neil Shurley - Aug 9, 2017

'Vivian in Red is about owning your story, and that means all of it...your triumphs and your mistakes, both.' (more...)

Lifeline Theatre presents SYLVESTER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

LifelineTheatre presents Sylvester, adapted by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Christina Calvit (five-time Jeff Award winner) and directed by Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne (Jeff Award and After Dark Award winner), based on the novel Sylvester: or the Wicked Uncle by Georgette Heyer (licensed by arrangement with Heron Enterprises Ltd.). Sylvester, Duke of Salford, was born with wealth and good looks, but a life of privilege has rendered him unfeeling towards others. Phoebe Marlow was graced with a sparkling wit and independent spirit, but languishes under the thumb of her domineering stepmother. When this mismatched couple is thrust together by their meddling families, both rebel and their tidy little worlds spin into chaos. Midnight flights, desperate sea voyages, and scathing society hijinks ensue as these unlikely lovers labor to avoid their fate. Grab the reins and charge headlong into a topsy-turvy tale of madcap romance in this world premiere comedy based on the 1957 novel by Georgette Heyer. The production runs approximately two hours with one intermission. The novel will be on sale in the lobby. (more...)

George Takei, Gedde Watanabe, and More Headline ONE NIGHT ONLY: EWP MARKET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce its signature One Night Only season kick-off fundraising event, to be held on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The event is themed "EWP Night Market" and will include tasting stations hosted by local restaurants, followed by an evening of performances featuring Asian American Broadway stars George Takei (Allegiance and Pacific Overtures), Gedde Watanabe (Pacific Overtures), Melody Butiu (Here Lies Love), and more. Proceeds of One Night Only: EWP Night Market support EWP's artistic and educational programs. (more...)

Self-Acceptance and Stereotypes at Center of Kristina Haddad's New Comedic Play MISS ETHNIC NON-SPECIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Actress/Writer Kristina Haddad searches for self-acceptance and fights stereotypes in her new comedic play, MISS ETHNIC NON-SPECIFIC. The multi-media production will premiere with six performances only, running August 25th through September 3rd at Shaking-the-Tree Theatre in Portland. (more...)

Engeman Theater Donates $25,000 to St. Paul's UMC Capital Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

On Monday, July 31st, co-owners of the John W. Engeman Theater Richard T. Dolce and Kevin J. O'Neill presented a check to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, kicking off a capital campaign to rebuild the church bell tower, restore several stained glass windows and repair some of the building's restrooms. (more...)

Scoop: BACHELOR IN PARADISE - Season Premiere on ABC - Monday, August 14, 2017
by - Aug 4, 2017

Get all the scoop on BACHELOR IN PARADISE - Season Premiere, airing on ABC on Monday, August 14, 2017! (more...)

A CHORUS LINE Opens Tonight at The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents the iconic musical, 'A Chorus Line', from August 18 - September 11, 2017. (more...)

JACK Unveils Fall 2017 Season of Key Experimenting Artists in Theater, Dance & Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Recognized by The Village Voice as 'Best Scrappy Brooklyn Theater' in their Best of 2016 issue, JACK presents a flurry of some of today's key experimenting artists in theater, dance and music, with new work by playwrights Virginia Grise, Azure Osborne-Lee, nicHi douglas, Karma Mayetand Justin Kuritzkes, by choreographer Nicole Bindler, and by composer Justin Hicks with director Charlotte Brathwaite. (more...)

Macha Theatre Works Announces Name Change and 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Macha Monkey Productions is excited to announce its name change to Macha Theatre Works, as well as the unveiling of its exciting 2017-2018 season of new works. (more...)

Scoop: BACHELOR IN PARADISE on ABC - Tuesday, August 22, 2017
by - Aug 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on BACHELOR IN PARADISE , airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 22, 2017! (more...)

THE CRUCIBLE to Get at the Truth as Steppenwolf for Young Adults' Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Kicking off the 2017-2018 Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) season is Arthur Miller's The Crucible, directed by Jonathan Berry. Steppenwolf Education presents this American classic as part of the SYA season which asks, "When does a lie become the truth?" (more...)

FOX Sports Announces Broadcast Teams for 2017 NFL Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

FOX Sports today announces its broadcast teams for the network's 24th season of NFL coverage. The award-winning lineup touts seven distinguished crews featuring an exceptional mix of veteran voices and new personalities. The announcement was made today by John Entz, President of Production and Executive Producer, FOX Sports. (more...)

Additional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Following the announcement earlier this year of the inaugural season of the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, founders Irina Paradnaya and Jared G. Lillyhave announced additional instructors - repetiteurs - rounding out what is sure to be an extraordinary opportunity for advanced students and aspiring professionals to learn and perform roles from the classical ballet repertory of the Bolshoi Ballet, the world's most acclaimed ballet company.  (more...)

Social Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to Instagram
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 11, 2017

Jessica Vosk's pathway to Wicked stardom has been anything but conventional. (more...)

Quantum Theatre and En Garde Arts to Present World Premiere of RED HILLS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Quantum Theatre and En Garde Arts are presenting the World Premiere of Red Hills by Sean Christopher Lewis in Pittsburgh's Strip District from August 18th - September 10th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Walkabout Theater Company presents A PERSEPHONE PAGEANT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Walkabout Theater Company is celebrating summer with A PERSEPHONE PAGEANT, an outdoor spectacle performance weaving together mythic tales of nature gods and true stories of environmental justice. Join Walkabout as it travels from Chicago's Rainbow Beach to the North Shore with a family-friendly, immersive performance exploring the Great Lakes, their history with Chicago and the great victories and challenges associated with their preservation.   (more...)

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