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by Lauren Yarger - Sep 21, 2017

Chatting with Bess Wohl about SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS (more...)

BWW REVIEW: In A World Disgruntled With Its Leaders, Sondheim's ASSASSINS Is The Perfectly Timed Peak Into The Past
by Jade Kops - Sep 21, 2017

The mystery of what motivates a person to murder for political reasons plays out in Hayes Theatre Co's latest perfectly crafted production ASSASSINS. (more...)

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Opens Opera Atelier's 17-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Opera Atelier's 2017-2018 season opens with The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart's hilarious tale of love, betrayal and forgiveness in a world on the brink of revolution. American bass-baritone Douglas Williams will be making his Opera Atelier debut in the title role. Sung in English, The Marriage of Figaro runs at Toronto's Elgin Theatre (189 Yonge Street) Oct. 26 - Nov. 4, 2017. (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre Announces New Company Members & Artistic Associates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

As it embarks on its sixth season, Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to announce a major expansion of the company by welcoming four new Company Members and eight new Artistic Associates. (more...)

The Purple Rose Theatre Company Awarded $38,000 from MCACA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Purple Rose Theatre Company recently completed the final phase of its two-season, $250,000 roof renovation project, made possible in part by a follow-up grant of over $38,000 from Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) and matching support. (more...)

Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

An earth-shaking collection of indigenous-feminist performers, bands and performance art groups gathered at La MaMa on Tuesday for an impassioned celebration of Spiderwoman, the world's longest-running Native American theatre company, and one of America's longest continuously active feminist performance collectives. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Jason Gotay to Play Title Role in ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH at Laguna Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) have announced that Kira Kosarin (three-time Kid's Choice Award-nominee of Nickelodeon's hit show 'The Thundermans'), Jason Gotay (World Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's The Prince Of Egypt, title role of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Barry Pearl ('Grease') and Josh Adamson (Big Fish, Taboo) are set to star in Lythgoe Family Panto's ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for HAIR's Immersive 50th Anniversary Production at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The rock musical HAIR opens at London's fully immersive Off-West-End theatre, The Vaults, from Wednesday 4 October 2017 and is now to run to Saturday 13 January 2018. Opening night will be on Wednesday 11 October 2017, and the 50th Anniversary Gala will be held on Tuesday 17 October. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

MEAN GIRLS' Tina Fey and Audible's Don Katz Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's 2017 Winter Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor Tina Fey and Founder & CEO of Audible, Inc., Don Katz. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 21st, 2017: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, LES MISERABLES Tour Launches, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, SUMMER Cast Announced, and More! (more...)

Full Casting Announced For St Helens' Magical Half Term Panto SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

St Helens' spellbinding pantomime Sleeping Beauty is just one month away and Regal Entertainments are delighted to announce two new additions, Jess Pritchard and Corey Rumble, to the cast. (more...)

Barnes & Noble Announces More Than 100 Italian-American Authors Marching Up Fifth Avenue in the Columbus Citizens Foundation's Annual Columbus Day Parade
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017


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by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017


HOUSE OF CARDS, SEX WITH STRANGERS Writer Set for Symposium at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Laura Eason, who is best known for four seasons as a writer/producer on the Netflix drama 'House of Cards,' will be guest speaker at Westport Country Playhouse's Sunday Symposium following a 3 p.m. performance of her play 'Sex with Strangers,' on Sunday, October 1. (more...)

PRELUDE 2017, Thomas Ostermeier and More Highlight Segal Center's 2017 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, announces its Fall 2017 season of public programs. The season features free public programs throughout the fall and winter, with contemporary theatre and performing artists from around the world. (more...)

Official: Track List Announced for SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Cast Recording; Download Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

It's official! The cast recording of the recent, highly acclaimed, sold-out Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal in his Broadway debut and Tony-wining actress Annaleigh Ashford, is set for digital download and streaming release September 22 via the Arts Music division at Warner Music Group, with the CD version to be released in November. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 21, 2017
by - Sep 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS' Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes makes her return to Caf Carlyle with Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ted Sperling and special guest, two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman in Cockeyed Optimists: The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein, September 26-30. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of THE HOBBIT at Stages Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the publication of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy novel, running September 22 - October 22 at Stages Theatre Company. Below, get an exclusive sneak peek of this brand new production of the classic book! (more...)

Mika Brzezinsi's KNOW YOUR VALUE Returns to NYC This October for Star-Studded Program
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Mika Brzezinski, founder of Know Your Value and co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, announced today the return of the 'Know Your Value' event on Oct. 30 at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. (more...)

Tony Winner Matthew Broderick to Star in FOX Live Musical Event A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

BWW has learned that two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick ( How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Producers, Manchester by the Sea ) will star as the narrator in FOX's live musical event, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (more...)

Michael McKean Returns to Host New Season of Cooking Channel's FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/22
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Acclaimed actor Michael McKean takes viewers on a culinary journey to help unwrap the mythology and adages behind some of our favorite foods, in a new season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION? premiering Sunday, October 22nd at 10:00pm ET/7:00pm PT on Cooking Channel. (more...)

Sebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Playwrights Realm has announced that Sebastian Chacon will join the cast for the final performances in the Realm's World Premiere production of Michael Yates Crowley's acclaimed The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017


Laura Osnes, Robert Cuccioli & Josh Young Featured on New ANGELS Studio Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Just announced, the Broadway-aimed new musical ANGELS, produced by Marcus Cheong & Mark Kang, will release an original studio cast recording. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Lippa Hosts DGF's 2016-17 Fellows Showcase at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Earlier this week, the 2016-2017 class of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows presented excerpts of full length works at Playwrights Horizons at 7:00 PM. This presentation caps off a year spent working under the tutelage of Michael Korie (Grey Gardens), Laurence O' Keefe (Heathers), and Diana Son (Stop Kiss). BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Peter Oundjian to Guest Conduct LACO in Concert with Violinist Jennifer Koh
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, guest conducted by Peter Oundjian, presents violinist Jennifer Koh, recognized for her commanding performances and technical virtuosity, on Lutoslawski's expressive Chain 2, on Saturday, October 14, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre, Glendale, and Sunday, October 15, 2017, 7 pm, at Royce Hall, UCLA. (more...)

Alice Childress' WEDDING BAND Kicks Off Penumbra's 41st Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Penumbra Theatre kicks off its 41st season Crossing Lines with Alice Childress' nearly forgotten masterpiece, Wedding Band. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017


International Film Competition 48 Hour HORROR Film Project Comes to Houston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

In the Houston edition of the international 48 Hour Film Project, locals write, shoot and edit a 4 to 7-minute film in just one weekend. The event weekend is October 6 - 8, 2017. All films submitted will have their premieres for the public October 26 at TBH Center. (more...)

Gabriel Byrne & More Join Cast of Crackle Original Movie IN THE CLOUD
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Crackle today announced that it has cast Nora Arnezeder (Safe House, The Words, 'Mozart in the Jungle'), Gabriel Byrne (An L.A. Minute, Usual Suspects), Justin Chatwin ('Shameless,' War of the Worlds), Tomiwa Edun ('The Hour,' 'Merlin,' 'Bates Motel') and Laura Fraser ('Breaking Bad') in Crackle's upcoming original movie, IN THE CLOUD (more...)

BroadwayWorld Will Chat Live with Laura Osnes Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Do you have a burning question for Laura Osnes? On Monday, September 25 (11:30am EST), BroadwayWorld will be coming to you live to chat about her upcoming show at the Cafe Carlyle and so much more. Have a question? Send it in advance via Facebook or Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskLauraBWW. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017


Jenna Ushkowitz, Andy Mientus and More to Celebrate Michael Mott's ABANDONED HEART Album at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Songwriter Michael Mott will debut his second studio album, Abandoned Heart, live in concert on Monday, October 9th at 9:00PM at The Cutting Room in NYC. (more...)

BWW Review: Let GYPSY At The Engeman Entertain You
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 20, 2017

Northport's exquisite John W. Engeman Theatre does it again with a stellar version of the iconic Laurents/Styne/Sondheim musical Gypsy. The Tony winner runs at the Long Island venue through October 29th excellently directed by Engeman vet Igor Goldin boasting an outstanding cast. And I know you are probably saying that there are showings of this everywhere you look. However, when you have a production like this, it definitely warrants another visit. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Presentations at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Last night, the 2016-2017 class of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows presented excerpts of full length works at Playwrights Horizons at 7:00 PM. This presentation caps off a year spent working under the tutelage of Michael Korie (Grey Gardens), Laurence O' Keefe (Heathers), Diana Son (Stop Kiss). (more...)

Rec Room Arts Brings Ike Holter to Houston Audiences with Regional Premiere of SENDER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Rec Room Arts is thrilled to present SENDER, a raucous new comedy by Chicago-based playwright Ike Holter, recent recipient of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize for Drama and author of notable works EXIT STRATEGY and HIT THE WALL. In SENDER, Holter utilizes his signature rich, lyrical, rapid-fire language as he presents a millennial-centric, pressure-cooker of a world that's edgy, challenging, socially relevant, and hilarious. (more...)

Kelly Clarkson, Derek Hough & More Set for AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Season Finale on NBC
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Superstars Kelly Clarkson, Shania Twain, Derek Hough, James Arthur, Kevin Nealon, Jeff Dunham and Season Two winner Terry Fator are set to perform on the live two-hour season finale of the most-watched season in the 12-year history of summer's #1 show, NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (more...)

Candoco Announces New Commission from International Choreographer Yasmeen Godder
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Multi-award-winning and internationally recognised choreographer Yasmeen Godder will premiere her new work Face In this Autumn, commissioned by Candoco Dance Company and performed by their company of disabled and non-disabled dancers. Face In is the final commission from Stine Nilsen and Pedro Machado before they step down as Artistic Co-Directors of Candoco, as announced in January. (more...)

BWW First Person: BANDSTAND Heals at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Matt Hanson - Sep 19, 2017

In his earliest memory, my grandfather is four years old. The year is 1919 and he stands on his tenement building in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where he watches an army parade. Soldiers are returning from the Great War, and eternal peace on Earth seems possible. (more...)

EMOJILAND: THE MUSICAL Gets Manhattan Readings This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Invitation-only readings of Emojiland: The Musical will be presented at 1:30pm and 7:30pm on Thursday, September 28 in Manhattan. (more...)

New Federal Theatre to Stage Off-Broadway Debut of FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREENE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

From October 19 to November 19, Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, in association with Castillo Theatre, will present the Off-Broadway debut of 'FREIGHT: the five incarnations of Abel Green' by Howard L. Craft, directed by Joseph Megel, starring J. Alphonse Nicholson, at Castillo Theater, 543 West 42nd Street. (more...)

BWW Review: CLOVER at Ally Theatre Company
by Molly Korroch - Sep 19, 2017

History and theatre buffs alike will love Clover, a new full-length play by Laura Rocklyn and Ty Hallmark. Rocklyn stars as Marian Hooper Adams-called 'Clover' by friends and family. (more...)

Photo Flash: OMG You Guys! First Look at the New UK Tour of LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is going on tour! EastEnders' Rita Simon, Lucie Jones, who represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest with 'Never Give Up On You', and Bill Ward, star of Coronation Street and Emmerdale star in a major new tour of the smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Legally Blonde The Musical. The show is currently playing its opening week at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, with a gala press night on Thursday. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: ELLEN SHOW ME MORE SHOW Launches Today on YouTube
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

ELLEN SHOW ME MORE SHOW , produced by and featuring comedy icon Ellen DeGeneres, launches today only on YouTube. Created in partnership with YouTube exclusively for the platform, Ellen's Show Me More Show is an original series of unique, over-the-top episodes giving fans exclusive access to some of Ellen's favorite games and biggest celebrity guests. (more...)

X Marks the Spot! Oregon Children's Theatre to Stage 'JUDY MOODY & STINK'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

X marks the spot as Judy and her brother Stink set sail on a nautical adventure to find Cap'n Weevil's secret pirate treasure. But they'll have to race their swashbuckling rivals, Tall Boy and Smart Girl, to see who will be first to find the gold! Will Judy and Stink crack the secret codes and spot the hidden clues before time runs out? (more...)

THE RED DRESS to Look at the Rise of Fascism in Germany at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Set in Berlin and inspired by a true story, Argyle Road Productions presents the world premiere of a romantic drama by Tania Wisbar that explores the intersection of politics and art during the years between the Treaty of Versailles and the rise of Fascism. The Red Dress opens as a visiting production at the Odyssey Theatre on October 28 where it runs through Nov. 19. (more...)

The American Theatre Wing Raises A Record-Breaking $1.2M at Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The American Theatre Wing announced today that its Centennial Gala, held last night at Cipriani 42nd Street, was the most successful in the organization's history, raising over $1.2 million (besting the previous record, which was set in 2016, by more than $400k), with an online auction and a once-in-a-lifetime Prizeo sweepstakes package featuring Neil Patrick Harris continuing through the end of September. (more...)

Tim Baltz, Laura Grey & More Join Comedy Central's THE OPPOSITION W/ JORDAN KLEPPER
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Comedy Central's new late night franchise, THE OPPOSITION W/ JORDAN KLEPPER announces Tim Baltz, Laura Grey, Aaron Jackson, Josh Sharp, Kobi Libii and Niccole Thurman as its team of Citizen Journalists. (more...)

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Full Trailer Coming in October
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

ComingSoon Reports that the official trailer for STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI will be released in October. STAR WARS star Mark Hamill told a fan to 'watch Monday Night Football on October 9th - for no reason in particular' when the fan asked about THE LAST JEDI trailer. The Monday Night Football matchup is between the Vikings and the Bears, but the game will be no match for the trailer that will be released. (more...)

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