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BWW REVIEW: Personal, Political And Poignant, STRANGE BEDFELLOWS's BEDLAM Delivers A Contemporary Twist On Classic Cerebral And Confronting Cabaret
by Jade Kops - Aug 9, 2017

Opera's wild children Jacqueline Dark and Kanen Breen, otherwise known as the STRANGE BEDFELLOWS, return to the cabaret stage with their latest offering, BEDLAM. Drawing on classic Weimar Kabarett, this bold and brilliant work is both contemplative and comic as Opera meets mainstream to question the meaning of madness. (more...)

BWW Review: GOBLINS & GATES: AN ORIGINAL MUSICAL REVIEW has Staged Reading at Montclair University
by Gina Zenyuch - Aug 9, 2017

On Friday, August 4th 2017, at 8:00 PM, there was an hour long reading of the not yet completed 'Goblins & Gates: An Original Musical (In Progress!).' The reading was presented in a studio at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. (more...)

Dolly Parton & More React to Passing of Music Legend Glen Campbell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Six-time Grammy winner Glen Campbell Glen Campbell, whose many hits including 'Rhinestone Cowboy,' 'Wichita Lineman' and 'By the Time I Get to Phoenix,' passed away Tuesday, August 7th at the age of 81. (more...)

Introducing SO RIGHT' Frozen Entr'es: Real Ingredients and Full Flavor at an Unexpected Price
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Bellisio Foods, one of the nation's largest, most trusted and fastest growing frozen food companies, introduces SO RIGHT , a line of single-serve frozen meals that combine real ingredients and great flavors at a truly affordable price. (more...)

Fremont Street Experience Adds Better Than Ezra To DOWNTOWN ROCKS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Fremont Street Experience's free concert series, Downtown Rocks, continues Sunday, Sept. 3 with an electrifying performance on Main Street Stage by world-renowned alternative rock band Better Than Ezra. (more...)

Lovehistory's TRIAL BY JURY to Return with New Case Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

After the massive success of its initial launch earlier in the year, Lovehistory return with Trial By Jury with a brand new court-case next week. (more...)

Alternative EarthCare Shares Important Information about Mosquito-Transmitted Encephalitis with Nassau Residents
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017


Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Weapons of Anew to Release 'The Collision of Love and Hate' and Embark on North American Tour With Tesla
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Weapons of Anew, the dynamic new band that features Freddy Ordine, Ray West, Stefan “Reno” Cutrupi, Chris Manfre, and new guitarist Kris Norris will release their debut recording, “The Collision of Love and Hate” on September 15, 2017 on OK!Good Records. (more...)

Music Theatre Philly Will 'Defy Gravity' with a Wicked Broadway Master Class
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Get ready for a very 'popular' afternoon of gravity-defying Broadway dance, singing, and acting! Music Theatre Philly, named 'Best of Philly' by Philadelphia Magazine, will be sponsoring a Wicked Broadway Master Class featuring Wicked cast member Lauren Haughton. The intensive behind-the-scenes look at one of Broadway's most popular musicals will take place on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at The Rock School (1101 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia). (more...)

Teton Gravity Research & Rei Present ROGUE ELEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

On Thursday, October 5, Teton Gravity Research is returning to the Boulder Theatre for the winter kick-off party of the year. Join us for the premiere of their new feature length ski and snowboard film, Rogue Elements, presented by REI.  Whether you choose to come to the family friendly early show or party with us at the late show, it's sure to be a great night. There will be athlete appearances, a ton of prizes from our partners at REI, Atomic, Volkl, CEP, TGR and others! Don't miss your chance to see Rogue Elements on the big screen. (more...)

BWW Interview: Megan Loughran and F THEORY at NJ Rep 8/17 to 9/24
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 8, 2017

The 'F Theory' will be performed at New Jersey Repertory Company from August 17 through September 24. Directed by Ethan Heard, the play is co-written by, and starring Megan Loughran and Alex Trow. interviewed Megan Loughran about the show. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! Extends Again at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Old Globe today announced that due to popular demand, the exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! has now extended again, through September 10! This is the second and final extension for the hit show, which previously announced a one-week addition through September 3. The production plays in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Single tickets start at $45 and are on sale now. (more...)

SHIR MADNESS Returns to Melbourne Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

SHIR MADNESS, the one day music festival showcasing and celebrating the very best of Jewish music and Jewish musicians returns to Melbourne in 2017 with 10 hours of joyous, riveting, moving & challenging performances and performances by more than 30 artists. (more...)

VIDEO: Confirmed! Daniel Craig Will Return As James Bond
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, 'Logan Lucky' star Daniel Craig saved a big announcement for his appearance - the confirmation that he will return for the next installment of James Bond. (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at The Smith Center
by Jessica Vanek - Aug 16, 2017

I've always been a fan of satire and cheesy comedy, but the Broadway smash 'Something Rotten' by Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick took this art form to a whole new level. The show is currently on tour, and made a stop in Las Vegas's beautiful Smith Center. I was Lucky enough to get tickets and experience this musical masterpiece. (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...)

Funny, Tragic and Provocative New Play FIXED to Continue Echo Theater's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with a funny, tragic and provocative new play by Los Angeles' own Boni B. Alvarez. (more...)

VAN MORRISON Releases 'Transformation' First Single & Video From 'Roll With The Punches'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

VAN MORRISON has just released 'Transformation,' the first single from his forthcoming album ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES, across all digital platforms. ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES--MORRISON's 37th studio album--is due out September 22 (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017


The Fugard Theatre Brings Acclaimed Production of Iconic Musical KING KONG 'Home' to Joburg
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Over half a century since the world premiere of the original production of KING KONG - THE MUSICAL, Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre bring this legendary and iconic musical 'home' to Johannesburg. (more...)

Caesars Entertainment Prepares For A Knockout Weekend of Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

To celebrate the most anticipated fight of the year, Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts have a weekend filled with the best pre- and post-party activities in Las Vegas. Roll with the punches all weekend long with drink and entertainment specials including: Alto Bar, Lobby Bar and Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace and Carnaval Court at Harrah's Las Vegas will raise a glass to the boxing rivalry with specialty themed cocktails. Guests can enjoy the tempting selections the week leading up, including: (more...)

Thomas Rhett, Jordin Sparks & More Join MISS AMERICA Celebrity Judges Panel
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC today announced the first four celebrity judges for the final night of THE 2018 MISS AMERICA COMPETITION ”; multi-platinum ACM Male Vocalist of the Year Thomas Rhett, author, actress and model Molly Sims, multi-platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks and PEOPLE Editor in Chief Jess Cagle. (more...)

Breaking: Jin Ha & More Join Clive Owen in M. BUTTERFLY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Producers Nelle Nugent, Steve Traxler, Kenneth Teaton, Benjamin Feldman, Doug Morris and Spencer Ross today announce full casting for the first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award®-winning play, M. BUTTERFLY, directed by Tony Award® winner Julie Taymor. (more...)

Fullscreen Announces Fall Programming Slate of New Originals
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Fullscreen today announced original programming for fall 2017 including four new original series as well as the previously announced “Alive in Denver” starring Nathan Kress (“iCarly”) and Danielle Campbell (“The Originals”) set to premiere later this year. (more...)

BWW Interview: Renown Actress of the Screen and Stage, Harriet Harris, On Arsenic and Old Lace and Letting Yourself Laugh
by Courtney Savoia - Aug 15, 2017

Renown actress of the screen and stage, Harriet Harris (Tony Award; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Bebe Glazer on the hit show, Frasier) joins Berkshire Theatre Group this summer in the classic Joseph Kesselring's play, Arsenic and Old Lace. A play that has gone down in history for its dark humor, Arsenic and Old Lace revolves around the crazy lives of the Brewster family. Harris plays one half of a dynamic sister duo, Abby Brewster, who believes that they are doing the population of lonely, old gentleman a service by offering them their arsenic-laced wine. These twisted acts of charity are just one example of the casual nature that the play presents when it comes to death and other taboo subjects that give audience members permission to laugh at its absurd nature. (more...)

Dream Wife Announce New EP + Share 'Fire' via The Fader
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Earlier this year, London-based and British/Icelandic born trio Dream Wife made their triumphant U.S. debut on tour with The Kills and at SXSW, which earned them praise from the likes of NPR, Entertainment Weekly, DIY and more. (more...)

Theater Critic at Theater Camp: A Return Visit to French Woods
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

How do you take hundreds of kids (ages 7 to 17) and put up over a dozen shows (mostly musicals, plus a few plays) in as little as three weeks, with rehearsals limited to maybe just 12 or 13 days, with all or most of the cast rehearsing just slightly more than two hours each day, and many campers working on multiple shows at once? And I'm talking about completely staged shows with full production values, including sets, lighting, sound, costumes and live orchestras. Not only that, imagine repeating this same frenzied process four times over the course of a single summer. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE SUNSHINE BOYS at Stage Door Theatre
by John Lariviere - Aug 15, 2017

The Sunshine Boys - Al Lewis and Willie Clark - were Vaudeville stars and partners for over forty years, but haven't spoken to one another for over eleven. When Willie's nephew Ben approaches his uncle about reuniting with his ex-partner to perform one of their classic skits on a CBS television special about the history of comedy, their eventual reunion is fraught with acrimony, argument, memories, and laughter. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre Announces ART GARFUNKEL Adds a Second Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Capitol Theatre announces that due to overwhelming demand, Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up has added a second show on Friday, January 12 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 18 at 10 am. The show on Saturday, January 13 at 8 pm is sold-out. (more...)

OVERRULED Returns for a Good Cause, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Overruled returns for a good cause! Sunday, August 20th at Papillon Bistro & Bar, Prohibition Room (more...)

Stage Door Theatre presents Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS
by Carol Kassie - Aug 14, 2017

Stage Door Theatre will present Neil Simon's classic comedy The Sunshine Boys in the popular venue's intimate Theatre 2, from August 18th through September 24th.  (more...)

HAMILTON App Gets Over 500K Downloads in First Three Days, Features Cutting Edge Tech
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

On August 11th, Hamilton released the official app for iOS and Android devices. Hamilton's mission was to give its fans a mobile experience that would provide unprecedented access to the show. One of the primary focuses of the team was to develop a product that could adapt to cutting-edge technologies. (more...)

nFusz to Debut World's First Interactive Online Talent Competition Show
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

nFusz, Inc., the Hollywood-based digital technology company, has today announced the first commercial application of its notifiLIVE and notifiTV interactive broadcast and streaming video technology (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Now fans can experience the duo in person during a stop on their nationwide tour, 'The Scott Brothers' House Party,' presented by HGTV, at the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage on Wednesday, September 13th at 7:30 p.m. ET. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Peter Meinke and William Dawson Present Musical Poetry
by Trevor Durham - Aug 14, 2017

On Tuesday, Florida Poet Laureate and long-time author Peter Meinke will recite stories of his life and poems over original arrangements of prized composer William Dawson Jr. (more...)

New Docu-Series RELEASED to Premiere on OWN 9/30
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will premiere the eight-episode docu-series, RELEASED, which features intimate, first-person narratives of formerly incarcerated men and women as they walk out of the prison doors for the first time to restart their lives. The series premieres on Saturday, September 30 (more...)

Palm Beach Poetry Festival Returns To Delray Beach In January
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival (PBPF), today announced that the 14th annual festival is returning to Old School Square for six days, January 15-20, 2018. (more...)

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 13, 2017

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the exciting programming slate below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Maria-Christina Oliveras Talks WE'RE GONNA DIE, Her Unlikely Career Path and the Subversiveness of Presence
by Matthew Blank - Aug 12, 2017

We catch up with the often-employed Maria-Christina Oliveras, who is taking on Young Jean Lee's solo piece WE'RE GONNA DIE at Ancram Opera House. (more...)

Will You Win a Golden Ticket? Digital Lottery Launches Today for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will launch a digital lottery on Friday, August 11, 2017, making a limited number of $40 tickets available for all performances. (more...)

BWW Interview: Trevor Michael Schmidt Seizes the Day in NEWSIES at MTWichita
by Christopher Castanho - Aug 11, 2017

Recent graduate of Florida State University's Musical Theatre program, Trevor Michael Schmidt is currently seizing the day in Music Theatre Wichita's production of 'Newsies' as 'Crutchie' the sickly boy with a big heart. Schmidt has been a company member in MTWichita's whole summer season and is wrapping up his stay in Kansas by telling the Newsboy strike of 1899. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 8/14 - 8/25 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Aug 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 8/14 - 8/25, airing on NBC (more...)

BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Merrick Theatre & Center For The Arts
by Jaime Zahl - Aug 10, 2017

Long Island theatre patrons have the opportunity to attend the tale of a 'killer' production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's horror musical 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' at the Merrick Theatre & Center For the Arts until August 20. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: WINTER'S TALE's Cash, Meinerding & Tustin
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 10, 2017

One of Music City's longest running summer theater traditions continues tonight with the debut of 2017's Shakespeare in the Park, Nashville Shakespeare Festival's annual gift to a generation of theater audiences. This year's edition of Shakespeare in the Park will feature two of the Bard's best known works - The Winter's Tale, which opens tonight, and Antony & Cleopatra, which opens next Thursday night at the Centennial Park Band Shell. (more...)

Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge Announces Five NEW Lucky Golden Ticket Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017


Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge Announces Five Lucky Golden Ticket Winners
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

This summer, for the first time since Charlie Bucket won the prize of a lifetime, Penguin Young Readers, along with some of Mr. Wonka's most trusted advisors, has chosen five children from across the United States to become the five new Lucky golden ticket winners! (more...)

Riot Fest Announces Full Schedule Including Nine Inch Nails & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Organizers behind Riot Fest (September 15-17 in Chicago's Douglas Park) unveiled the full schedule for this year's festival. Highlighting Friday night's schedule is Nine Inch Nails playing on the same stage as Ministry (more...)

What is the Everlasting Lesson the Charlies of the Chocolate Factory Learned From Christian Borle?
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 10, 2017

The three Charlies have the amazing opportunity to work with the candy man himself, Christian Borle. Ryan Foust mentioned that they got to learn some acting and comedy tips from Borle. (more...)

For The First Time Ever, Private And Business Users Are Lucky to Enjoy POMM Smartphone-Case Ending ID & File Theft! - Now On Indiegogo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017


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