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Stage Production Based on Iconic Board Game CLUE to Tour in 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Producers Work Light Productions (RENT, Mamma Mia!, Motown The Musical) and The Araca Group (Urinetown, Wicked), in association with Aged in Wood and Michael Barra, today announced that a stage production of the murder mystery comedy thriller CLUE will tour North America beginning in the fall of 2018. (more...)

Award-Winning Immersive Theatre Company Jetpack Theatre Presents ART HEIST
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

One of Sydney's most prolific and daring theatre companies, Jetpack Theatre Collective, with multi-award winning director Jim Fishwick at the helm, are set to offer audiences yet another totally immersive, outside-the-box theatrical experience! (more...)

Mark Rylance to Reign on Broadway in FARINELLI AND THE KING This Winter
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Mark Rylance, three-time Tony Award winner (Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing, Twelfth Night) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies), will return to Broadway in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING, a new play with music by author and composer Claire van Kampen, it was announced today by producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Black. (more...)

Amazon Studios Inks Exclusive First-Look Deals with Bona Fide Productions & More
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2017

Amazon Studios announced today that it has struck exclusive first-look deals with Bona Fide Productions, Killer Films and Le Grisbi Productions. (more...)

BWW Review: KILLER JOE at TheatreWorks
by Austin McLellan - May 18, 2017

KILLER JOE opened this past weekend at TheatreWorks, under the direction of James Kevin Cochran. Written by Tracy Letts in 1993, this production from New Moon Theatre is raucous fun, and expertly presented. If you're looking for an evening of raw yet captivating entertainment, go check out Killer Joe before it closes on May 28. (more...)

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR, Starring Michael Urie, Begins This Week at Red Bull
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

A friendly reminder! Red Bull Theater begins performances tomorrow, Tuesday, for their next mainstage production: The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, which will open at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). (more...)

NBC Reveals 2017-18 Winning Lineup Featuring New Shows & Bold Scheduling Moves
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

On the heels of a victorious 2016-17 season, NBC has announced a new season lineup that builds upon its remarkable stability while adding a rich variety of new series. (more...)

NetEase Continues Strong Momentum and Robust Growth in the First Quarter 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

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A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, LOOT, OUR TOWN and More Set for The Watermill Theatre's 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the second part of its 50th anniversary season which goes on sale on 22 May with priority booking for Friends of The Watermill opening on 15 May. (more...)

50th Anniversary Production of Joe Orton's LOOT to Open this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

???????From the producers of the recent sell-out hit The Boys in the Band comes another darkly comic masterpiece: Joe Orton's classic farce Loot, voted Best Play of the Year in the Evening Standard Awards. (more...)

Maltby & Shire's New Musical Adaptation of THE COUNTRY WIFE Gets Reading at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of  THE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby.  (more...)

Amazon Orders Untitled McLaren Racing Docu-Series Exclusively for Prime Video
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Amazon today announced it has greenlit an untitled McLaren racing docuseries. The Amazon Original Unscripted Series gives unprecedented access to the McLaren racing team as it competes in the 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. (more...)

Dianne Wiest to Lead Yale Rep's HAPPY DAYS at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

Amazon Original Kids Series DANGER & EGGS Premieres on Prime Video in US & UK 6/30
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Amazon today announced its original animated kids series Danger & Eggs is scheduled to premiere on Friday, June 30 on Prime Video in the US and UK. (more...)

Marvel Heroes Omega Now Live on Xbox One and PlayStation 4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

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THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR with Michael Urie Pushes Opening at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Red Bull Theater has announced that their acclaimed production of The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, now at The Duke on 42nd Street, will transfer to New World Stages for six weeks only, beginning July 6th, one day later than originally announced. This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through August 20th. (more...)

Amazon Original Kids Series NIKO AND THE SWORD OF LIGHT Premieres on Prime Video 7/21
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Amazon today announced its original animated series for kids ages 6-11, NIKO AND THE SWORD OF LIGHT, is scheduled to premiere on July 21 on Prime Video. (more...)

Amazon to Premiere New Half-Hour Series COMRADE DETECTIVE on Amazon Prime Video 8/4
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Amazon Studios today announced COMRADE DETECTIVE, a new half-hour live action series that will premiere August 4 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. (more...)

Amazon Prime Video to Be Exclusive Premium Subscription Home for CBS's SALVATION
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

CBS announced today a content licensing agreement with Amazon for the Network's new summer series SALVATION. The serialized suspense thriller follows a tech superstar and an MIT grad student who bring a Pentagon official a staggering discovery - that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth. (more...)

Call of Duty Days of Summer Community Celebration Kicks off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

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Adventure Theatre MTC Announces its 66th Season and National TYA Co-Commission
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Ahoy, me Hearties! Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), recent recipient of three 2017 Helen Hayes Awards, is proud to announce its 66th Season featuring five main stage productions based on popular children's stories and books with two world premieres and one exceptional nation-wide, seven-theatre partnership. This stand-out season will delight audiences in the DC area with award-winning directors and artists. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE MUSIC MAN at Theatre By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

THE MUSIC MAN is currently playing at Theatre By The Sea, in Wakefield, RI, through July 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Jepack Theatre's ART HEIST Adds Additional Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

In response to a near sell-out season and incredible audience demand, Jetpack Theatre Collective are thrilled to announce additional shows have now been added to the remaining 6 weeks of the Art Heist season! There will be 4 additional show-times on Wednesdays throughout July. (more...)

Twitch and Blizzard Entertainment Team Up to Bring Epic Esports Content to Fans and Legendary Loot to Twitch Prime
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

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Calvin Demba, Sam Frenchum and Sinéad Matthews Star in the 50th Anniversary Production of LOOT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Rising British stars Calvin Demba (Evening Standard Emerging Talent Award nominee, The Red Lion,  National Theatre), Sam Frenchum (Private Peaceful, Grantchester) and award-winning Sinead Matthews (Mrs Elvsted in Ivo van Hove's Hedda Gabler, National Theatre), are to star in the 50th anniversary production of Joe Orton's darkly comic masterpiece, Loot. (more...)

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR, Starring Michael Urie, Will Move to New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Red Bull Theater has announced that their acclaimed production of The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, now at The Duke on 42nd Street, will transfer to New World Stages for six weeks only, beginning July 5th.  This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through August 20th. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: American Ballet Theatre's LE CORSAIRE
by Wesley Doucette - Jun 19, 2017

Petipa, who of the three choreographers listed in the program has the most influence on American Ballet Theatre's Le Corsaire, knows how to create a dramatic excuse for dance. With a few notable exceptions, 'Giselle' and 'Romeo and Juliet' come instantly to my mind, declarative dance which spends twenty minutes to hammer out an 'I love you' through pirouettes can be draining and leave the audience thinking 'Just spit it out.' Petipa, clearly seeing this dramatic shortcoming, forms his ballets around vast pageants, processionals, and presentations. The Black Swan seduces by exhibition at a banquet, the last glorious act of The Sleeping Beauty is a virtually plotless celebration, and practically the entire Nutcracker is a series of vignettes formed around a presentation. Le Corsaire is no different. The first act features the presentation of several ballerinas. The second act is centered around the principal dancers performing to 'entertain the group'. Then, in act three, a pasha spends a lengthy amount of time in a dream sequence which features, what else, women and flowers. Superficially, this all works wonderfully and the dancers shamelessly take this opportunity to exploit their most acrobatic technique. The piece's issues begin upon the introduction of the words 'slave girls.' (more...)

Danni Smith to Star in FUN HOME at Victory Gardens; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. (more...)

Andrea Burns, Bryan Terrell Clark, Lilli Cooper and More to Star in Concert Reading of Maltby & Shire's THE COUNTRY WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of  THE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby.   (more...)

Microsoft premieres Xbox One X, world's most powerful console
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

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ART HEIST Extends Season with 96 Additional Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Jetpack Theatre Collective's immersive theatre masterpiece, Art Heist, continues amaze and astound audiences and critics alike, and is cementing its place as one of this year's smash hit shows. Despite the season officially being sold out Jetpack are now extending the Art Heist season throughout August - adding an additional 96 performances to meet the overwhelming demand! (more...)

Bi-Monthly Fallout' Crate Debuts from Loot Crate and Bethesda Softworks'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

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Carnegie Theatre Series to Open with THE FULL MONTY This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Carnegie is preparing to 'bare it all' with the 2017-18 Theatre Series opener, THE FULL MONTY, running weekends, August 12-27, 2017. (more...)

Travel Channel Announces August Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Gear up for underwater adventures with Philippe Cousteau, grandson of legendary explorer Jacques Cousteau, and his journalist wife, Ashlan, in Travel Channel's 'Caribbean Pirate Treasure.' (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse presents Obie Award Winner APPROPRIATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Final Casting Announced for the 50th Anniversary Production of Joe Orton's LOOT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the 50th anniversary production of Joe Orton's darkly comic masterpiece, Loot. (more...)

Explorers Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau Dive Into Thrilling New Travel Channel Series
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Travel Channel's new series “Caribbean Pirate Treasure,” starring the global deep sea divers and adventurers, premieres with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, August 20 at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Works by Arthur Kopit & Dael Orlandersmith Set for Red Bull's 2017 Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced that their seventh annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes will feature two brand new commissions from Dael Orlandersmith and Arthur Kopit, alongside six brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country.  (more...)

Cartoon Network Powers Up San Diego Comic-Con with OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Cartoon Network is levelling up this summer with a heroic event at San Diego Comic-Con (July 19-23) with a booth inspired by the world of the upcoming series OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes. (more...)

Deleted Dialogue from Joe Orton's LOOT to Be Reinstated for 50th Anniversary Production
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Dialogue Joe Orton wrote 50 years ago for his darkly comic masterpiece Loot is to be heard for the very first time on stage in the UK. (more...)

Sunyoung Kim and Ute Van Der plaats Win the Second Annual LOOT Acquisition Prize
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Shannon R. Stratton, Chief Curator of the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), and Barbara Paris Gifford, Assistant Curator, announced on Monday night that art jewelers Sunyoung Kim and Ute van der Plaats have been awarded the second annual Loot Acquisition Prize, on the occasion of the seventeenth edition of Loot: MAD About Jewelry. Loot presents a cross section of the most exciting cutting-edge art jewelry designs, while offering the public a rare opportunity to purchase pieces from and to meet some of the most skilled creators in the field. This year's prize will result in the acquisition of two jewelry works, Kim's Theme and Variation necklace and van der Plaats' In Between Days ring, for the Museum's collection. (more...)

Kabam And Hasbro 'Roll Out' TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

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Marvel Heroes Omega Announced for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

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Tickets on Sale Today for THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR, Starring Michael Urie, at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced that tickets will go on sale today for their next mainstage production: The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, which will open at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). (more...)

Park Theatre's Autumn / Winter 2017 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

???????Details of Park Theatre's 10th season for Autumn/Winter 2017 have been announced by Artistic Director Jez Bond. Featuring six world premieres, a very special one man show and a London premiere, the new season includes a plethora of new writing and acclaimed revivals across both spaces in the venue's fifth year. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea Announces Spectacular 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Bill Hanney is pleased to announce the full lineup for the 2017 Season at the historic Theatre By The Sea (TBTS). The four-show subscription season will include BEEHIVE The '60s Musical, THE MUSIC MAN, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and THE PRODUCERS. Tickets are on sale May 6 online at theatrebythesea.com, and May 7 by phone (401-782-8587), and at the Box Office Window (364 Cards Pond Road in Wakefield, RI) which opens at noon for in person sales. Patrons who visit the box office in person on May 7 are encouraged to bring their family to enjoy complimentary light snacks and to explore the beautiful seaside grounds and gardens. (more...)

Red Bull to Stage New Version of Nikolai Erdman's THE MANDATE Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next Revelation Reading on Monday May 1st (7:30pm) at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street): the New York Premiere of Nikolai Erdman's The Mandate in a new version by Declan Donnellan (Cheek-by-Jowl), directed by Ethan McSweeny. (more...)

Crimson Moon Entertainment Launches iGun Pro 2, Sequel to World's Most Popular Gun Simulator App
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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HAPPY DAYS, Starring Dianne Wiest, Starts This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Theatre for a New Audience presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days, beginning this Sunday, April 23. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

Alec Baldwin Criticizes Memoir Publisher for Editing Flubs; Will Reveal Extras on Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Following the release of his new memoir NEVERTHELESS, Alec Baldwin took to Facebook to criticize his publishers at HarperCollins for 'several typos and errors' and for being 'too busy to do a proper and forensic edit of the material.' (more...)

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