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by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
The bold and often hilarious new play, ADMISSIONS, written by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews), is the opening production of Square One Theatre's 30th Anniversary Season. Described as having “the force of a bulldozer and the precision of a scalpel' (Metro) and this “Sharp. Thoughtful” (Evening Standard), ADMISSIONS will leave the audience “questioning the status quo,”
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
Rex Allen - America's Last Singing Cowboy is the latest release by Country Rewind Records and the first in a new series, referred to as the Western Heritage Series which will also feature The Son's of the Pioneers and Tex Ritter. Rex Allen was a multimedia star before the term 'multimedia' was coined. He found fame as a singer, a song- writer, a Western movie star, a television actor and (in later life) as a narrator of Disney movies and TV shows. Rex Allen - America's Last Singing Cowboy is being distributed by Select-O-Hits and available to order on Country Rewind Records website countryrewindrecords.com.
by Debbie Gilpin - Oct 18, 2019
Alice Birch's [BLANK] comprises 100 scenes, any number of which can be selected and performed in any order a?" it's all in the hands of the creative team. For Maria Aberg's production at the Donmar Warehouse, an all-female company has been cast and 22 of the scenes have been pulled together. The common thread between all of the scenes is the experience of women in the criminal justice system, whether they work for it, are in prison themselves, or are victims of crime.
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
A Sammy Davis Jr. biopic is in the works at MGM, based on the memoir 'Sammy Davis Jr.: My Father' by Tracey Davis and Dolores A. Barclay.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2019
BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Barbara Garrick gives us a lesson on Lady Bird Johnson.
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
We Sell The Dead's sophomore album Black Sleep arrives on February 21, 2020 via earMUSIC, bringing a riveting mix of dark and raw heavy metal with catchy songs about death as an integral part of life and living. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Ambassador Theatre Group has announced details of a gifting campaign enabling older people to view this year’s streamed concert of That’ll Be The Day’s Christmas Show from the comfort of their own surroundings.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020
The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi will be open at the Kenneth Moore Theatre, in Ilford in late May 2021.
by Fiona Scott - May 7, 2019
TORUK - The First Flight is a show inspired by James Cameron's movie AVATAR, and created by Cirque du Soleil; it comes to London's O2 Arena in June. BroadwayWorld spoke to puppeteers Helen Day and Antony Antunes about the show.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
Stratford's Square One Theatre presents Joanna McClelland Glass' 'Trying' now through M ay 19, 2019.
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - May 5, 2019
To close out their 2018-2019 season Rochester's Geva Theatre chose a piece with deep historical, musical, and local significance. Revival: The Resurrection of Son House was commissioned by Geva in 2015 and received a staged reading that year at their festival 'Journey to the Son: A Celebration of Son House.' The fully-staged production is now getting its world premiere, and it's the perfect capstone to a season rich with history, diverse voices, and new works.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
American Theater Group and Producing Artistic Director James Vagias present the Tony Award-winning musical The Bridges of Madison County at the South Orange Performing Arts Center June 20-30. Based on the best-selling novel and hit film starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood, The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was developed by the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman (The Color Purple, The Secret Garden, 'night Mother).
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
Joining Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation) as she makes her West End debut are theatre titans Jacqueline King (Doctor Who, BBC; Spring Storm, National Theatre) and Simon Thorp (Hard Sun, BBC; Royal Shakespeare Company), esteemed actor and LQBTQ+ campaigner Sophie Ward (Young Sherlock Holmes, Amblin Entertainment; Jane Eyre, BBC Films) alongside one of the most exciting up and coming UK actors Kwaku Mills (good dog, UK Tour; The End of Eddy, UK Tour). Stage and screen star Mark Gatiss (Sherlock and League of Gentlemen, BBC; The Madness of George III, Nottingham Playhouse) will be lending his voice to the part of Kosley, a hysterical talking computer, in this world premiere of Dark Sublime.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
Tron Theatre Company is working with Eve Nicol to bring to the stage the Scottish premiere of Abi Morgan's intimate and thought-provoking play The Mistress Contract as part of our 2019 Mayfesto programme.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Hot Flushes- The Musical takes us back to 2016 (if you can remember a time before Brexit!) and tells the story of a BHS worker, a pension age woman, who discovers that not only is her BHS pension in jeopardy, and her bus pass on hold, but her state pension has been postponed 6 years without warning.
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 28, 2019
In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, St John Ervine's 1913 drama Jane Clegg opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week limited season on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 (Press Nights: Thursday, 25 April 2019 and Friday, 26 April 2019 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
a?oeSylviaa?? by A.R. Gurney will be the third play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2019-2020 season, opening on March 19, 2020 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through April 5. A talkback with the cast and director will be offered following the 7 p.m. performance on Friday, March 27.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
After careful deliberation, the multi-award-winning Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis (TWSTL) finds it necessary to push their 5th Annual event to summer due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, the musical core of Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL), concludes this season's signature Chamber Music Series with a spring program, Mendelssohn the Prodigy, showcasing the depth of the young Mendelssohn's extraordinary talent. The Ensemble will perform his Violin Concerto in D Minor and Octet for Strings, Op. 20 on April 28 at the Brooklyn Museum, April 30 at Merkin Hall, and May 1 at The Morgan Library.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2020
Today's top stories: get a first look at 'Alexander Hamilton' from the filmed version of Hamilton, coming to Disney+!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2019
Today's top stories: Watch the Jimmy Awards, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
If the Smothers Brothers and the Golden Girls had a baby, this would be it! Emery Entertainment brings the antics of Pelican Roost to the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza stage this summer with the comedy ASSISTED LIVING: THE MUSICAL August 1-11. Tickets are $55 and on sale now. Tickets may be purchased through MetroTix at www.metrotix.com or by calling 314534-1111. Additionally, tickets will be available at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza box office one hour prior to show time. Groups of ten or more should call 314402-2430 for special rates.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation) makes her West End debut alongside theatre titans Jacqueline King (Doctor Who, BBC; Spring Storm, National Theatre) and Simon Thorp (Hard Sun, BBC; Royal Shakespeare Company), esteemed actor and LQBTQ+ campaigner Sophie Ward (Young Sherlock Holmes, Amblin Entertainment; Jane Eyre, BBC Films) led by one of the most exciting up and coming UK actors Kwaku Mills (good dog, UK Tour; The End of Eddy, UK Tour).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, at 8:30pm, singer and actor Garrett Clayton, star of Disney's Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2 and Hairspray Live! on FOX is set to debut his new show It Takes Three with Ashley Argota and Desi Dennis-Dylan at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) announced today the names of the 2019 Doris Duke Artists, each receiving an award of $275,000 intended as an investment in and celebration of these artists' ongoing contributions to the fields of contemporary dance, jazz and theater. A total of $250,000 of the prize is completely unrestricted, and $25,000 is dedicated to encouraging savings for retirement or later life needs.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019
Gloucester Stage Company continues its 40th Anniversary Season of professional theater with Patrick Barlow's witty mystery play The 39 Steps from July 5 through July 28 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. This award winning comic thriller adapted for the stage by Patrick Barlow, from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and from the 1935 movie by Alfred Hitchcock, premiered on Broadway in 2008. The 39 Steps has played in over forty countries world-wide, winning Olivier (United Kingdom); Helpmann (Austraila); Moliere (France) and Tony Awards. The play garnered the 2007 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy; the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Lighting Design and Best Sound Design; the 2008 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience; the 2009 Helpmann Award for Best Regional Touring Production; and the 2009 Moliere Award for Best Comedy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
Stratford's Square One Theatre Company concluded its twenty-ninth anniversary season recently with the annual presentation of its Subscriber Awards. The awards were selected by the theatre's nearly 1,000 subscribers who voted for performers in various acting categories from the company's three-play, 2018-19 season. This was the fourth year for the theatre's new space onstage at Stratford Academy.
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Gregor Piatigorsky was one of the 20th century's greatest classical musicians, a beloved teacher and larger-than-life personality.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
ViSiBLE, a theatre company dedicated to creating work focused on later life, today announce the full cast for the world première of Five Characters in Search of a Good Night's Sleep, devised by Mike Alfreds and Sonja Linden with the company - Geraldine Alexander, Andrew Hawkins, Sally Knyvette, Gary Lilburn and Vincenzo Nicoli. The production, directed by Alfreds, opens at Southwark Playhouse on 29 April and runs until 23 May.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
The multi-award-winning Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis proudly announces its Fifth Annual Festival for Thursday, May 7 through Sunday, May 17, 2020, headlining The Rose Tattoo.  A preview performance of the play is set  for Thursday, May 7, with May 8 as the oi??cial opening night. There will be more than a dozen separate elements, scheduled so that attendees may attend every one during  the eleven-day run, all held in the Grand Center Arts District and on The Hill.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
Bergen Performing Arts Center presents Assisted Living: The Musical, Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 3 PM. Tickets are on sale Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at 11AM.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2021
THE MALTINGS THEATRE makes its live stream debut this spring with a trio of highly entertaining productions packed with humour, pathos, drama and terrific performances. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
The documentary debuts SATURDAY, MARCH 27 (8:00 PM- 10:00 PM ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
ViSiBLE today announces the world première of Five Characters in Search of a Good Night's Sleep devised by Mike Alfreds and Sonja Linden with the Company, the latter who also directs. Inspired by the wealth of talent among Britain's older actors, ViSiBLE is a theatre company dedicated to creating work that throws fresh perspectives on later life and living longer. The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 29 April and runs until 23 May.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Southwark Playhouse has announced its spring 2020 season shows, and an update on new venue in the Elephant and current premises on Newington Causeway.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens, a co-production with Shakespeare Theatre Company in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Simon Godwin (Measure for Measure) returns to TFANA with a reimagining of his vibrant staging of Timon of Athens, which premiered at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2018 - the first time the play had been staged with a female lead.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Vancouver Art Gallery presents Rapture, Rhythm and the Tree Of Life - Emily Carr and Her Female Contemporaries from December 7, 2019 to June 28, 2020. Emily Carr (1871-1945) is an iconic Canadian artist who is widely recognized for her paintings of the forested landscapes of British Columbia that evoke the possibility for transcending the material world through the colour, shapes and rhythms of nature. Drawn primarily from the Gallery's permanent collection, this exhibition features a number of Carr's paintings of forest interiors-environments that she often described in her journals as offering an almost rapturous connection to the divine.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
Multi-award winning immersive audio production company releases 'The Fir Tree' by Hans Christian Andersen, an all new translation and adaptation narrated by Carl Prekopp with Les Dennis as the Fir Tree.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Jeffrey Kinghorn has a lot of siblings and the relationships between them intrigue him. So Kinghorn, a writer living in Barrington, decided to write a trilogy about sisters and brothers.a??
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
The 85-minute vaudeville-esque revue Assisted Living: The Musical comes to the Scherr Forum Theatre for three shows only on Friday, Oct 4 at 7pm and Saturday, October 5 at 2:00pm & 7:00pm.
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2020
Trailblazing composer George Walker (the first Black composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music) lived in Montclair, NJ, for most of his life. This movement from his String Quartet No. 1 had later life as his most performed work, Lyric for Strings.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Assisted Living: The Musical comes to The Oncenter Carrier Theater Oct. 17th-20th and offers both matinee and evening performances. Assisted Living: The Musical, performed by its authors Rick Compton and Betsy Bennett, is a sell-out around the country, and Syracuse should be no exception. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Lucy Porter is going on an extensive UK tour with her brilliantly funny stand-up show Pass It On from the 2nd February until 31st May, following the show's debut at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Her previous Edinburgh show Choose Your Battles won Forth FM's Forth at the Fringe award - it's the second time Lucy has won this prestigious gong - and Pass It On takes Lucy on another hilarious journey through the ups and downs of life.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Tickets are on sale for South London's premiere arts festival as it rockets into its second decade. To celebrate this landmark birthday, #WAF10 highlights ten projects which celebrate the artists, companies and organisations that have been part of been part of WAF's first ten years. These are the people who transformed the month of May in the London Borough into a melting pot of creativity, of dance performances, of cutting-edge comedy, theatrical delights, breathtaking circus, supercharged music and life-affirming outdoor arts.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
New Musical Broken Wings premiered at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2018 in semi-staged concert format, Directed by Bronagh Lagan, Produced by Ali Matar and with Orchestrations and Musical Direction by Joe Davison. Following further development, the show now prepares for its first international production dates with a two-week London workshop, culminating in two public presentations at The Other Palace.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2019
Trying, described as 'a portrait of generational reconciliation' (NY Daily News) replaces Lungs as the next stage production of Square One Theatre's 29th season.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2020
Need something new to read or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
Trying, described as "a portrait of generational reconciliation" (NY Daily News) replaces Lungs as the next stage production of Square One Theatre's 29th season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
Tron Theatre Company is working with Eve Nicol to bring to the stage the Scottish premiere of Abi Morgan's intimate and thought-provoking play The Mistress Contract as part of our 2019 Mayfesto programme.